Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 11, 1939 · Page 2
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of Hope, 1899; Press, 1937. Consolidated January 18, 1929 Q Jitstice,~Deliver Thy Herald From False Report) >i every week-day afternoon by Star Publishing Co., Ine . E. Palmer and Alex, H. Washburn, at the Star building, 212-2U South -walnut street, Hope, Ark. C. E. PALMER, President _ ALEX. H. WASHBURN, Editor and Publisher (AP) —Means Associated Press. _ (NKA)— Means Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n. •ubscripUon Rate (Always PayabVsTin Advance): By city carrier ^VRT mo " JthT65 ^ one **** 56-50- By mail, in Hempstend. Ne^ Howard, Miller and LaFayette counties. $3.50 per year; elsewhere $6.50 1 "^ Assocla j«» ft*™ The Associated Press is exclusively to the use for republ.cation of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherw.se cred.ted ?n this paper and also the local news published herein. «, '2! arges f« Tributes, Etc.: Charge will be made for all tributes, cards of tnanta, resolutions, or memorials, concerning the departed Commercial news^pers hold to this policy in the news columns to-protect thefrSS from a deluge of space-taking memorials. The Star disclaims responsibility or the safe-Keeping or return of any unsolicited manuscripts. P ° nS ' D1Uty Justice Is Pitted Against Power Democratic nations that have survived the onslaught of the international power trust are standing on the sidelines these clays, applauding the effective defense of little Finland against invasion of the Big Red Bear The wwtM was a little surprised that Finland didn't fall the way Poland did m the wake of superior force. f E*P°nents of the junice-will-prevail philosophy are becoming more confident that, in the end the squnky Finns will beat off their bul.lyish neighbors. That is, of course, what everyone in the United States would like !„ see happen. The early days of the undeclared war have been hearU-nm- for do- mcx-racy s friends. " But in a war, it's the mightmakes-right factor that determines the result Ihc f-ti-uggle becomes a matter of cold military calculation. If U1 , invader' has sufficient power to outweigh the defending troops and to overcome Ihe Ila l tural burners, it will win. So it was with Italy against Etniopi,, and Albania and with Germany against Czechoslovakia. Austria, Poland. In the cases of Albania. Czechoslovakia and Austria, the superior might of Ihe assailants was so obvious that the conquered peoples didn't even bother .seriously to take •Up ilCTOS. • One of the biggest question marks in militarv circles today is Russh's newer The Soviet military is an untested force, (he details of which have Iwtn shrouded in more than usual diplomatic secrecy. No one is curtain huw strong Russia is. The Finnish battlefields may become teslin" grounds Nature is definitely on the side of Finland ir Ihe pre.a.w encuwters •Immsh troops are used to snow and ice. They.Vre truied to defend their own' arciit- land, and troops move about with familiarity and confidence over -now- swept plains Mid icy barriers. - -nu« £o far the Russians have f««d it rough going. Under normal conditions opposing forces must be betweerftwo and three times as strong a* tl>e defend ' ing batteriss to break through defensive lines. It may be that Russia will need oven^reater^trength to break down the resistance of the Pinna because of the Whatever happens to Finland eventually, it need not be assumed that i -^t ^ epen . d f nce , * extict It is pretty difficult for a people who have .nee tasted real freedom to submit again to any other form of government. You can get it out of the body, but you can't get it o M t of the mind " Finland is one of the few European nations where democracy reached a K£,T Ot , ef le ' en(:y - ^ FiW ' S have shared with *** Scandinvian neighbors the ptaudHs of a world that marveled at their sociological progress. debts yS remember Filll ™ d as a "a'*™ that paid i« s TwJ^"^^™ 68 ., 1 ? 31 * the "> vaders - the democratic countries will be happy if not, there will come another day. The -Finns will not bf- able to accept for. long Soviet totaliatarianism. HOPE StA*, HOPE, ARKANSAS ANSWER TO CRANtUMXRACKEft Help Wanted WANTED-Whlte or colored girl to do housework. B. E. Stephens, North Hover St. Questions on Puge One 1. Calvin Coolidge (c) was vice president under Harding. 2. Charles Fairbanks (b) was vice president under Theodore Roosevelt. 3. Charles Curtis (ui was vice president under. Hoover. •1. Thomas Marshall (b> was vice president under Wilson. 5. James Sherman 'ell was vicu president unck-r Tsifl. WE, THE WOMEN Mohday,'December 1 1, 1939 Ten pounds ot starch can be obtained from a bushel of swoet potatoes whil^j hnvo n tnlrly hiyh stnrch content. "THE MORE YOU TELL THE QUICKER YOU SELL" \. You can talk to only one man' Want Ads talk to Thousands ! SELL, RENT, BUY OR SWAP All Want Ads cash in advance. Not token over the Phone Onr Hmc—2c word, minimum 30e Six times—5c word, minimum 90c Throe times—3' jc word, minimum SOe One month—18c word, minimum $2.70 Roles are (or contmun,i^ mscilio For Sale gel her FIR CHRISTMAS' TREES- Makr your selection early before they are picked nvnr. MO NTS SEED STORE KOR SALE--Everything Dint you need in New and Used Furniture at (he Lowest prices. See us before you •11. f'YanUlin Furniture Slore. N2-1M B.v HUTU MILLKTT If you meet Helen first you m awful jolt when you moot parent*. Jeeaiif-e there i;> tiothiiii; "misfit" ibout them. They are gay. charminK io.--pitable people whn have u re;il and enviable pbce in their town. After getting to know the parents IK.",,"!"" you can't account for t! l( , daughter- ' • shy to the point of appearing .snob-' bish. unsure of herself .odnlly. aiu , | KOR~SALK--K,,ur room house ,md apparently mcnpable of m;ikinir friends i ball,, pantl-y. built-in cabinets. Newlv But ,1 you ha, know,, Helen ,,.s a' 1)tl|Jl . m) . 'ivory woodwork: . th.1,1 you .would have seen how it ; terms. 41-1 W Ave (! , eame about. For her parent*. HUel '_J^__ to many superior people, tried to do too much for her. They solved her problems for her. ran her life, even provided her with friends. That I We l'f',1 |P West Cleopatra's Palace? ROME — (ff) — Italian archeologists believe they have found the site of the sumptuous palace occupied by Cleopatra during her two-year residence in Romejfrdm 48 to 46 B. C. Excava miles from Rome have uncovered ruins of several buildings, with frescoes, mosaic flooring and fragments of statuary where the glamorous queen is supposed to have entertained Marc Antony. - - — — — *~.~- , Tobacco taxes yielded $57,555,000 to tions along the bank of the Tiber six < 23 states during the 1938-39 fiscal year. ] FCTK SA1.K -F j Turkeys, 200 to :$. r i.OU. hens S:i.l)0. | Columbus-. Ark. nci bii; boue Bronzes pick from. Toms Mrs. E. M. llelaney, 7-(itp us long as .she was youni' be managed. But when she from homo the first lime when she went to college) job of man- crawli-d into is, enough to got away (that was she was faced with th aging alone. She just a shell. Ci-uldn't "Buy" Friendship When there wa.-i a hi H h ;.chool dance Helen grit asked by a boy. because bis mother \v»s n friend of her mother, and said "Willio von invite rTc- len." Willie did. But the college hoys didn't have mothers on band u, toll |jif?tn to take Helen to the tlunce.s--.so they took gins who knew how to have fun. And the girls in her sorority just ate up the chocolate cake and' chicken Helen's mother sent, and then wenl to somebody else's room for LI hull session. : Our heroine isn't an unusual c;i'-e Colleges arc full of Helens. She .seems to have everything a jjirl needs to gel along-shfc';; nice i-nou.ch looking lias a family O f wlmm .she j ;; proud, :lie dresses well, ami she isn't memi 01- malicious. Hut the doesn't have friends. Her w<?ll-meaninc family '-paid" her way so long, that :i |,c doesn't know the pi-ice of anything. War, lack of jobs and racial antagonisms head the list of items about which high-school students are most concerned, aceorrlini; to n recent Y M. C. A. survey. t-'OK SA.1.K -I'air Smooth-mouthed -•mull's, and plow tools. GTm Croner, at iKrii/. Inn. ll-SIp FOR Pick y. SALK-- Kir Christmas Trees., j nii-s early. B & B Grocery 8-:ilc (fixture.- O/an, Ark. Wanted to Buy WANTED to BUy.-.Cush paid for nice home made (aiill.-.-. See Mrs. Tom Carrel. Tourist Rooms, III West Third street. 9-3tp. r SERIAL STORY 5 WOULD KILL BY TOM HORNER COPYRIGHT, 1039, NEA SERVICE, INC. ftmirwiuyt \Vhi1e D .1 w > o n *cnrGh«n her bedroom a xecond time, Helen Beutliorne goeti to Ibe Karaite with a bottle of milk. Plyua catch«n her thrre. tnkes Iier to Damon. \V1iPn the cat !» t In, (t run* to her, luwuu her, CHAPTER XXIII S your answer, Captain," Flynn offered from the 'doorway. Dawson smiled at the success pf his scheme. "Mrs. Beijthorne, this cat is yours? 1 ' Dawson asked pleasantly. "What if it is? It's not against the Jaw to own a cat, is it?" she challenged. "No. . . . But in this instance it may be almost that." Dawson watched her carefully. The cat, catching sight of the milk, mewed loudly, "This cat, I believe, may have an important bearing upon your husband's murder. It is quite possible that it was used with the idea of creating the impression that your husband's death was s u i c i d e — r and then something slipped up. At any rate it was sufficiently important to be mentioned in Mr. Benthorne's note — " "Npte?" she asked incredu- Jousjy. "Yes, your husband left a note. 'It has been most helpful to us. you may read it, if you wish." When she handed it back to him, her face was ashen. "So he knew . , . he knew," she mur- inured. "Your efforts to hide thiB cat, to steaj out, unobserved, to feed it --in the light of this note—all look most suspicious," Dawson continued evenly. "Even you will Adroit that." "I can readily see why you •would suspect — how you would reach certain conclusions," she amended hastily, as some o£ her poise returned. "But I can easily explain. I just remembered, downstairs, that I hadn't fed Satan. And about the note — "You see, I am quite superstitious, too. Even more so than Arnold. You'll recall that just before Mr. di Torio was — was shot, we lighted three on a match, and 1 remarked about it." Dawson nodded. "I guess I was responsible for the 'three on a light' o£ Arnold's note, too. "About a month ago this cat . pame t9 the house. It's ggocl luck to have a black cat come to you, so I immediately adopted it. But Arnold hated cats so — especially black ones — that I kept Satan hidden out in the garage. "Last night he got out and crossed Arnold's path as he walked in from the garage. Arnold was terribly upset about it and I was afraid he'd kill Satan if he discovered him. So I left the house, after dinner, and hid him in the closet in the garage loft. "Returning to the house, I found Arnold with this — this girl — " "Miss Johnson?" Dawson suggested. "Yes, phe claimed to be hi;; daughter by a previous marriage. I did not believe her, und she threatened to make trouble . . . create a scandal. After .she left Arnold and I quarreled." Eenlhowo, dur- v:ith your hu?.- tli.-it you would was much yet to be told, and Dawson's silence indicated that he expected her to continue. At last she went on. "It was during that quarrel that Arnold said those terrible things. ... I can never forgive nor forget them. ... He told me that the girl was his daughter, that he had abandoned her mother 20 years ago in. Salt Lake City. He told me, too, that he never loved me, but that he wanted to be somebody in society and he needed a rich wife to attain that ambition." She covered her t'^ct- v.'iih her hands, as if to shut out llu- memory. "But you told me you loved your husband." Daw.-jon was surprised when slip looked at him again, dry-eyed. "I lied, ju-;t a:-: I've lied all my married life. I hated Arnold Ben- thorne from the moment I May/ him. I married him to save rny father's business. "But Arnold wouldn't even permit me that victory. As he raved on in his anger, he told rne lie had been buying Alston Motors secretly, that he intended squeezing my father complc-te-iy out of the company Dad's genius had created. Arnold not only wanted to take his daughter, but his business also. It would have left Dad nothing. "I told Arnold I would divorce him, that I would tell rny father everything. And he laughed at me. And thwi— Uieo he me. "I ran to my room, locked the doors and called my father. I begged him to come for me. I told him everything. 1 was waiting lor him when Arnold was shot." "You were waiting for your father—but you were already undressed and in bed. How do you explain that?" Dawson parried. "I had undressed before going to the garage to hide the cat. After my quarrel with Arnold I was loo angry, too hysterical to even notice Ural I wasn't dressed. I would have L'one with Dad just as I was . . ." T~\A\VSON paused momenfnrily as he weigher! hi ; next question. "Did yon, Mrs. ing your quurrol band tell him kilt him?" For on instnnt :he eoulu not answer. "How did you know that?" "It is not unusual in the heat of a bitter argument to malic such threat," Dawson s'.iid. "But. in this case it was more than just a threat. Yuti finally inlvndr-d to kill your husband and to make it look like suicide." Helen Bentliorno's fingers gripped tin- armK of tin- chair as D a w :-: <> n ' s condemning words pounded in her oars. "You told your father whnt you intended to do, but you decided to wait until he arrived to boar out your story. Perhaps you had noticed that Ara hud lost a button oft' her sleeve. You thought you might blame the murder on her. '•Or you may havi- even watched di Torio (-liter the house and thought he would bi' raptured by police at th e I'lilrance <j| the uas- i'Ogfcway. tin I a:. p you waited hind the liniiii'--; room door police whi.'Ui- surprised you. "Y</u ruj-'licd in the sludy, pushed open the (.lour, :.liol y.iur husljund— '•Jluw can you . . . )iow erm you tbink liiii-h a thing?" Uel(-n thoine Kolibed. "You i an to the bach stairway, rnet your father. J3elw-en you, you hid Ihe gun. Then you carne upstair.':, acro.-s the hall and down the front stairway. When you heard .someone in.-ir.le Ihe study, and found the door blocked, you changed your story, decided to Ijlurne the murder on an unknown i n t r u d e r—in this case, John Douglas. "But di Torio saw you and di Torio v/a.-i ready to tell—.so you u.-jf.-d .VOID- expert marksmanship again and killed him too. "Arnold Henlhoino knew murderer—-it was hi.-; wife! !" A shot shattered the stillue.' the room. (To Be Concluded) One mure mule, brown, age about £">. Tnkcn in December 1st. R. E. Griffin, phone G!) or 2. r , ll-3tp NOTICE—Room able. Phone 63-1. nnil Board reason Mrs. T. E. U,-rey ll-3tp TOR 'SALR-Broilers fo inn. Phone (',!) or 25. R. Sole. Pur- E. Griffin. OUT OUR WAY ByJ.R. Williams LET ME UP AM GIVE VOU'LL GIVE IT TO ME BEFORE t LET you UP.' HANP ME THAT CENT-RIGHT NOW/ WHY, I'D NEVER BELIEVE THAT IN A NAILLIONJ VEAP.S, IF I HADN'T or- r--r' IT WITH MY OWNJ AW T. T5ci; )i ;t ;i EVEW " 7 "IHr'M/ V. V :/WELL,-DOM'T-BECAUSE :•! IT CAM BE DOME IF TH' f CAUSE IS GREAT UI-WOUGH/ HE SHORJ- CHAMGED GOLDIE \ CENT, AM' THERE \ VOU SEE- A. LIOM " | KAMPANT/ 'V Services Offered I'rind mil iii;,i:ill auto Pvices. Auto or sale. Karl's Wrecking Yanl, li'd St.. Pimm, air, n-lito SERVICES slead Mattress Shop. 71'.! 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AS FAR A^ I'M CONCERNED, UHW LOSIU6 HV8 WMUD \<~> A IM PIS6U16E. WE CAW HIS rv\owEv WITHOUT HAV1MC5 TO LWE WTH THE VOHEEZV TH\U6 FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS Command Performance By Merrill BEosser WHAT DOES SHE LOOK uxe? t$r~ ~ <v n"wr>, f AND STILL YOU'RE- i> .nn fGOIMG OVeR AGAIIsl l"\j{\'-/ >AND SEE HER' ^} \\ I ( DID SH8 ASK ' ,..*} '.I . i j LIKE SOMETHING THAT CRAWLED our OF ANJ I89& FASHIOM / AMD HER UTTLE , BROTHER / PHEW/ HE SHOT AT ME, SQUIR'iED V./A'I'ER. AT M8 , TPi(3D ID tvl-ECl ROCUTE AMD THEN FILLED MY HAT WITH MOLASSES / J ^EM WHY U GOiNQ ? FATHER'S COP---AMD TOLD ME? LARD'S IMTRQDUCTlON TO ROMAMCE PAINFUL/ ONLY Tf-IE BEGINNING / RED RYDER Red's Curious By Fred Harmon AFTER. LEKiDKsJG JO JEAhO PLEM"t~i ._ YOU N)OT SHAKE-UrA HPsNDS VOltH LUCKY DRAKE, RED RTDE.R:/ ( LL'CkY 15 tiQ GOOD,UlTTl-E \ BEAVER , AND SHE'LL FIN \}T OUT SOONER. OR LACTER.' *\ THAt COSTUfA HEAP MOf^EY- VxJHERE HI/A GL It, YOU tHIMK? 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