Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 9, 1939 · Page 1
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World-Wide News Coverage Given Impartially by Associated Press Hope Star The Weather ARKANSAS — Fair and warmer Saturday night; Sunday fair. VOLUME 41- NUMBER 48 HOPE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, DECEMBER, 9, 1939 PRICE 5c COPY FIVE SHIPS Six Persons Slain in Family Tragedy Wisconsin Resort Father Kills Son, Wife, « Her Parents, Then Self HOUSE Ts BURNED Ghastly Family Wipe- Out Discovered at Lake CtllPPEWA FALLS, Wis. - I/I')- Six ^ persons died in flames and gunfire heie Saturday under circumstances which prompted Police Chief Edward Holtz to the theory that Donald T. Cameron >,illed his son and wife and her parents, at Eau Clare, and then committed suicide. four bodies were taken from the charred ruins of Cameron's Lake Wissota collage, burned beyond re- counition—but. Holt/, said he believed they were: A1KS. LOUIS CAMKKON » DAVID, her 2-ycar-oltl sun. IMlt. mill MRS. A. W. WILK, Minneapolis, Minn., her parents. In a cemetery near Eau Clarie was found the body of Marshall Hi widen with two bullet-holes in hi.s head and a cartridge shell nearby similar to tho:.c found in the pistol with which Holtz said Cameron shot himself. Cameron's body was found in a garage back of the cottage. Holtz said Cameron was identified * as the man who held up a filling station here at midnight Friday, wounded three'men and fled with ?20 a few minutes before the cottage burned. Holtx said he believed the collage was fired with Columbus Teams -.'!.«, .... \ . Whip Guernsey Both Boys and Girls Rally in Final Period to Win COLUMBUS, Ark.—Columbus defeated Guernsey for the second time, Thursday, in two fast, hard fought game;:. In the girls division the tigers led all Ihe way unlil the third quarter >> when Guernsey rallied and went one point ahead of the opposing sextet. In Ihe closing period Columbus rallied leading Guernsey at Ihe end of the game 22 to Ifi. Stout was high poinl man for Columbus with 12 points. "Curly" Haylor starred for Guernsey with 8 points. Caudle of Guernsey played a good defensive game. In the boys division Guernsey started the scoring early and led by a small margin all the way till the filial period when three of their first '^ stringers were fouled out. After that the reserves played a jam up good game but for lack of experience they could not hold the Columbus first string down. As a result Columbus ran up 9 points in the final period to win from the lllue Devils 11 to 18. Shepperson was high point man for Columbus with 7. D. Cox was high point man for Guernsey with 5. Rolh- well, for Guernsey played oiilstand- ing hall until he was called out on '• jjcr.sonal.s in the early .seconds of Ihe third quarter. Kiyhlcen personals were culled against. Guernsey while only 7 were called against Columbus. Henry V was the first. British niuiv. arch to pay a slate visit to Pans; thi.s occurred in H20. CRANIUM CRACKERS lane of Ihe Sea If yon n« in fur reading stories (if the sea, you will be pretty well prepared fur this test. In which fits the description given: 1. Flat-bottomed boat, high flaring sides and sharp bow, used as fishing boats in New England: laJ cordon, lb) dory, (c) whippet. (dt gondola. Z. Narrow. three-masted boat with low awning instead of lop deck: (a) felucca, (b) smirk, (c) yawl (cU galleon. 3. Light, ship, propelled by wind 01- oars, used as medium-si/.cd fighter in ISIh century: <u) trawl- Bund Fuehrer Kuhn Off fo Prison STROY Reich Has Neither Credit Nor Peaceti ime Goods to Buy War Supplies, Says Flynn Nazis Threatened by Lack of Oil; and Peace Is Probable U. S. 'Economic Expert Sizes Up Foes in the War FOOD IS~RATIONED Discontent Reported Wide-Spread in Germany The w;i; in Europe becomes a test of economic strength. How this peculiar .struggle is going, after three months, is described in llirce revelatory articles written for NT5A Service by John T. Flynn America's outstanding writer on economic and financial topics. 3 BLOCKADE Sentinels of the sea ... British warships - ^^ t * halt Germany-bound cargo vessels. Sentenced to two-and-a-half to five years' imprisonment, German- American Bund fuehrer Fritz Kulin is tight-lipped as, handcuffed to a detective, he is led to a cell; ' Kuhn was convicted of grand larceny and forgery in connection with misuse of Bund money. Political Pledges Flayed by M'Nutt Former Candidate Denounces Campaign Promises Editor nf Tin; Kl; jr : I'lc;i;;c publish thi.s letter to my friends. The letters and curds from friends during the last governor's race, in res- ponte to my ads in your paper wcr highly appreciated. I think every one who took time to write to me about issues in the last campaign. 1 hope to have your support during the coming campaign. Today 1 want to have ji chat with friends about violation of the Corrupt Practice Act by both candidates and cili/ons. The violation of thi.s act constitutes a felony and disqualifies anyone holding ada, (e) destroyer, (di er. lb> frigate. •1. High poop deck, overhanging strin, little or no keel, used in Chinese.' waters: (a) skiff, <b) junk, id punt. Id) shell. 5. Fore and aft rigging, main- ma.sl. forward of rudder post: (a) cutter, (In crui.M.T, (el .schooner, kli ketch. wi 1'iijfi; Two office of public trusl in tin- Slate. Now. any candidate who .secures the nomination to any office but violates any one of the Corrupt practice nets to get the nomination should not have hi.s name codified by the Slate Democratic Commillre as the lci;al Candidate of the Democratic parly. The candidate is forbidden to pay for political influence, pay for votes make any gifts or donations while a candidiilc, promise any posilions for political .support, or advertise or cause to lie advertised through hi.s agents for free transportation to voting places when I hi;, i.s dour for influencing votes ,ur pay fur poll lax 'receipts for voters. During the last Governor's race pull lax receipts were bought by the l.lion.-i.imls for candidates running for the highest office in the gift of tho people, and (he writer met at least fifty Christian anil Mclhodisl preachers and over 1(1(1 Baptist preachers who had been promised the preacher's place? in Ihe Stale Penitentiary. (The salary mii.sl he good or many preachers waul audk'iirc.s, or Ji.-ive a desire: In preach lo people who need it.) Only a few of the Corrupt practice acts have been mentioned and all Ihcse and many more were violated liy men seeking (he highest offices in the Slate. Grand juries found true bills for •such violalimi.s and some members ol the Stale Democratic Committee' prevented prosecutions. We know these things happened and many fine citizen* will testify in our State courts that the above things are true-. Now. (.in- citizens are not all saints wearing white robes either. It i.s a violation of l)ic Corrupt, practice Act for any person or representative of any organization In ask any didate for a donation while Jit- Clemson Invited to Cotton Bowl Dequesne Rejects Invitation to Meet Boston College UA.LLAS. Tex. - (/I'.i— Clcmsun Col- logo, co-champion with Duke in the Southern Conference, was invited Friday to meet Boston College in Ihe Cotton Bowl New Year's Day. •I. Curtis Sanford, promoter of the game, quoted 'Coach Jess Nccly of Clemson as saying "We're delighted and will accept if we get.permission of the conference at its meeting tomorrow." Duke last year obtained permission to play in the Rose Bowl. Duqucsnc University rejected an offer to plya Boston. The average horse lives to be about 20 years old if properly taken care of and normally worked. COTTON NEW YORK —(/l'i - December cot- Ion opened Saturday at 111.53 and closed at 10.S7-S8. Middling spol Christmas Carols Through the Age* By JOHN T. FLl'NN NEA Service Staff WHlcr Germany faces foes who have been determined lo wall her in from the supplies she needs to carry on a protracted war. Can they succeed? Germany's weakness lies in the fact that she must get a great deal that she needs from the outside. This is further aggravated by the fact that to get what she needs she must pay for it with either goods or money. Her access to the goods of many countries is cut off by British blockade. Many products are cut off that way altogether. -Other products are made so cosily lhat they are prohibitive. The risk of shipping goods lo German raises Ihe price. The roundabout route they must take makes another adition to the price. To imy for these imported goods she needs money or merchandise. She has not the money. The only money good in international trade is gold and her supply is hopelessly inadequate. As for other goods, there she faces two obstacles. First of all the production of war materials, along with the demands for men in the army, makes it difficult for her to operate her peace-time pro- duel factories. She is not. therefore, able to supply exports as payment for what she needs on as large a scale as necessary. In the next place, whatever credits she has abroad she consumes in the purchase of war necessities like oil and iron. Much of her iron comes from oulsidc Germany and must be paid for with external credits. Great German Need Is for Gasoline Already we hear of Germany's difficulty in gelling oil from Romania. Romania is nol lo eager to supply it. And England and other countries have focused their buying oh countries upon which Germany must rely in order to cut down her available resources. Finally now we arc informed that Germany is having difficulty paying for what she can actually gel in Romania. This weakness in oil may prove her undoing. The modern army travels on its gas tank as well as its stomach. ip, a 6th War Victim, Taken as British Prize Mines and Torpedoes Spread Havoc in North Sea JAP VESSEL GONE Freighter Sent Out SOS /-Nothing More Heard London, Eng — (/ft— A warship brought the 3,468-ton German steamer Hcnning Oldenorff to a British port Saturday as the war at sea was intensified. A wireless message reported the British steamer Brandon, 6,668 tons, was sunk by a torpedo off the west toast of England. Eight persons were missing after an explosion destroyed the 751-ton British steamer Cora off the cast coast of England. Seven were saved. Nothing further was heard from the Japanese freighter Azuma Maru since she sent out an SOS from Scottish waters Friday. The Danish steamer Scotia, 2,400 tons, was reported sunlc in the North ca, with 21 killed. The loss of the 525-ton French steamer Dinard was reported after collision with an unidentified ship. Two persons were missing. CMC I Gasoline's scarce: Berlin taxis _ *un by tanks t»f compressed gas. Field Goal Gives Henderson Win Second-Quarter Field Goal Proves Margin of Victory A.TIKADELPKIA — Udell Bunco place-kicked a field goal in the second quarter and gave Henderson a 3-to-O victory over Ouachita in their annual football game here Friday. The six-foot, four - inch 195-pound Los Angeles boy did a perfect job after his hard-running males had pounded their way within easy kicking distance of the goal. Ouachila's atlcmpt at forward passing in its own territory caused its defeat. One of McHancy's tosses was intercepted by Bradley Davis, freshman halfback, last year with Catholic High of Lillle Rock, who was clowned on the Ouachita 39. Kizzia gol loose for a 20-yard gain to the Ouachita 21. On two drives Hardkc took the ball lo Ouachita's nine. But there the Tigers dug in and wouldn't allow another yard. On fourth clown, with Davis holding the ball, Bunco booted one through the uprights for a field goal. Before the Henderson march for a score, McHancy had flung a pass to J. T. Berry. Ouachita's star end, who shook off three ladders and raced 40 y.irds for a touchdown which a fivo yard penalty for off-side, nullified. .-, Ger didate. And, yet, can- i.s- can- every coneeiablc kind of club, and in a few instances church organizations, were on (be job asking donations from candidates, and .some went so far as to say ''no donations no votes." The writer not knowing where the next money was tu come from to buy gas to make it to the next le,wn and pay for political advertising can truth fully .say lhal he not only kept Iho (Continued on Page Four; • any ,« Near the close of the third quarter Ki/zia intercepted another Ouachita |)H.W deep in OuuchilH territory ,-nifl ,-,,-, i w;is downe don the Ouachita 17. ,inldi..« large pants Hi ,,,, kc k ,, (Ct , fjvc ^ ^ , • -- ' J h Tuberculosis Is No Respecter of Persons "In 1927, a somewhat envious college student from Dcrmott, who was beginning to realize that tuberculosis had definitely ended his athletic career, watched the all-American Batcs- ville High School basketball team in aclion, admiring especially Die play o( Alvis Carpenter. "Last month the once envious Dcr- mott "lunger" learned of the death of all-Amcrican Alvis victim of tuberculosis. "Tuberculosis is no rcspcclor of persons. It attacks athlete and bookworm, rich porr, genius and dullard, cultured and uncultured. "Tuberculosis ranks first as the cause of death of persons 'between the ages of 15 and 45. It means prolonged illness to thousands of other persons in what should be their most productive years. "This despite the fad that tuberculosis can be cured 100 per cent when discovered and treated in the early stages. "Help find early tuberculosis. For your own sake as well as others. "These are facts, nol propoganda. The aforementioned college sludenl was—thi.s winter." The paragraphs 'above arc taken from A. F. Knncy's "Just. a-Whittlin' column in the Uormntt News of April 20, Ui:i!l. It i.s timely now because Ark- Qn the FoCult'V of RenS- an.-.:is tuberculosis workers arc doing . ._ . ' what he urgcd-hclping to find early SelOBT engineering , tuberculosis. And the work is being | Q/-U r\\ financed in part by the sale of Christ- J -jCllOOl mas Seals. The public should buy and use these Seals nol only to help the present tuberculous but alto to Hempstead Negro Arrested at Still George Thomas, 25, Is Nabbed at Red Lake, South of Fulton George Thomas, 25,'negro, was arrested Friday afternoon at the lower end of Red Lake south of Fulton as he prepared for the operation of a whisky still. Officers said the still, a 50-gallon capacity outfit, was destroyed along with 300 gallons of mash. No whisky was found. The negro was alone when raided by Sheriff C. E. Baker and Jess Quillen and Guy Cummings of the federal revenue department. The negro was taken to Texarkana and placed in jail. He was scheduled to appear in federal court at Tcxarkana Saturday morning for a preliminary hearing. A Girl Is Flying Teacher for Men TKOY, N. V.-(/l'i-Comcly Barbara Kibbcc, 25, sees nothing unusual in prevent others fro becoming victims i her new task of teaching aviation to WASSAIL SONG 'Here \vc come a-wassaiiing Among (lie leaves so green, Here we come a-wandcring. So fair lo he seen ..." In England during the 12-day Christmas season, it was customary for young men and girls to go from farmhouse to farmhouse with a great wooden bowl of spiced ale. They sang this traditional song and invited everyone to drink "Wassail," a term derived from the old English "Wcs hal" or "Be thou hale." Shopping Days Till Christmas for the production of gasoline from coal but it will be six months before her present const ruction will offer any .supplies, and a year and a half before it is finished. And thi.s is an enormously expensive type of gasoline. U is difficult to see much ight for Germany in these facts. Food Essentials Are Rationed On the daily necessity side, Ihe picture i.s a little less clear. Certainly drastic rationing has gone into effect. Everybody carries his meager ratio card. While this is so, some observers insist that with Ihi.s system German can last for a long lime— she has large reserves and is Ihus conserving them. Gocring declared brightly thai Russia's great stores were opened to Germany and Dr. Ley declared ration portions would soon increase. But Russia will send nothing to Germany save what Germany can pay for. And this greatly limits lhal hope. Bui there is another side to this. How long will the German people hold out undei these conditions? Will not (his affect (he political situalion? Visualize Vast Underground Discontent Many men insist that the great Catholic population, the conservative business men who have seen all swept away by taxes and enforced loans, the immense and once powerful liberal groups in German remain un- conqucred but subjected lo forced silence. They say (hat as these sacrifices grow, (he discontent, u (Continued on Page Four) Iho line and Ki/./ia drove for three more to Ihe Ouachita 10. But as bo- fore (he Tigers presented a stonewall defense i;nd Bunce again attempted a field goal which was wide. With six minutes of the final quarter lo play, Frank Reed went in for Ouachita and began tossing passes. One to Benson netted 20 yards, one to Tiley two, and a third to Baxter 12, but the threat, without, running punch, was short lis'od. The largest crowd of the season, more than 3,000 watched the grueling struggle. The victory evened up the 32-year scries at 13-all, iwo games having resulted in lies. In five years no games were played. The victory gave Henderson second position Ihe slale standing and a tie for first place in the conference. But How About a Nightstick? AKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.-i/l'i—Its (,'oing to take a police chief's convention to gel Police Chief Frank S. Smith into a uniform. A former department of justice agent, Chief Smith has been Oklahoma City's police chief now for several months without a sign of a brass but- lon in his wardrobe. "A uniform." he says, "doesn't add to a police chief's I efficiency and 1 won't get one until the disease'. V.LWooduUS Dies at Gurdon Was Native of Hempstead County-Funeral Friday V. 1.. Woodul, 6!>. iornier Ilcmp.s- tcarl county man, died Thursday at Gnrdon. Funeral services were Held at Bluff tprings Baptist church Friday afternoon, conducted by the Rev. J. W. Erwin. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Paul LaDue of Dallas, Texas, and Miss Thelma Kemp of California; one son Val Woodul. Jr., of Centerville; one brother, E. D. Woodul of Gurdon: two sisters. Mrs. Warren Ash by Hope. and Mrs. Charles Parker of He Got Some Sweet Money PARi'S— (.V]— A farmer from Plep- scop sold two chickens for three pieces of chocolate—wrapped in tin foil lo look like 10-franc pieces. Who nlhe farmer returned from the market place he knocked together the "coins." They didn't clink. He unwrapped them, called the police, and ale the chocolate. (he male students of Rensselacr Polytechnic InstiUile, Ihc oldest school of engineering and science in the cou% try. Neither is she expecting complications to ariso from the men students' interest in "teacher" as a prospective girl friend rather than as instructor. "I won't have any trouble after the first flight," she predicted. RPI, 115 years old, consistently declines to permit enrollment of young women, although requests are received every year. Officials agreed lo engage comely Barbara as flying in.struclor in a Civil Aeronautic Authority class, however, "because she is a well qualified person." Licensed as a private pilot in Ittlili. Miss Kibbce won a commercial pilot rating in 19.'i7, and a flight instructor's certificate in 1939. She is a graduate of the Ryan School of Aeronautics, San Diego. Calif. Miss Kibbee. a member of a socially prominent family in nearby Albany. N. Y.. has other interests besides aviation. "Strange as it seems,' she smiles, "I like to cook." In the winter she enjoys a glide over the mow on skis, as well us a glide through the air behind a thundering airplane motor. The population of Canada is estimated at 11.195,000. A Thought It is God that avcngeth me. and that bringeth clown the people under mc.-ll Samuel 22:13 French Repel Germans PARIS, France — (ff>)~ The French high command asserted Saturday that renewed attacks by German patrol units along the northern flank of the Western front had been repulsed with heavy fighting. Russians Attack .COPENHAGEN, Denmark Press dispaj.ch.es sajd JIanko, stroogly- fortified; port of ^Finland's southwest' coast, was heavily >bombared Saturday by Russian warplanes.-. Casualities and damage were not immediately determined. British Aid Finns HELSINKI. Finland —(/Pj— Thirty British bombing planes were reported to have reached Finland Saturday to strengthen the Finnish air forces resisting the Russian invasion. Previously 50 Italian planes were reported received. Other military equip ment was said to be arriving from other countries. Authorities were silent on the reports, on the ground that they concerned military secrets. Finns Attack LONDON, Eng. —(/P)_ A Reuters dispatch said whitelclad Finns on skis attacked the Russian two-mile front in the extreme north Saturday, taking the foe by surprise and inflicting heavy losses. Jews Proscribed BERLIN, Germany — (/P)— All Jews were ordered Saturday to leave Danzig by December 31'. Notices were posted in the Reich that Jews would not be given clothing cards. Harold Ickes, Secretary of the Interior, estimated recently that the United States reserves of helium gas tolal 100,000,000,000 cubic feet, with a heJium content of 1.8 per cent or approximately 1,800,000,000 cubic feet of helium. This is about 200 times the, average annual production during the past 10 years. MIND YOUR MANNERS »- M. «ia. u, •. HAT. orr. Test your knowledge or correct social usage by answering the following questions, then checking against the authoritative answers below: 1. If an older person asks you to call him by his first name, should you do so even (hough it sounds strange lo you at first? 2. In speaking of a member of your office force (whom you usually call by. his first name) to someone in another business concern, should you say Jack Moore or Mr. Moore? 3. Should a middle-aged woman refer to her friends as girls or women or ladies? 4. Should young people call girls by their last names without using Miss, like "Perkins" and "Hansen" What would you do if— You arc addressing a letter to a friend whose husband has recently died. Would you— (a) Address it lo Mrs. Marie Jones? (b) Address it lo Mrs. Fred Jones? Answers 1. Yes. 2. Mr, Moore. 3. As women. 4. No. Best "What Would Yon Do" solution—(b).

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