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PACE TWO HOPft STAB, HOPE, ARKANSAS Monday j September S, 1M. 8 ttope.Jl Star Star of Hope 1839; ft» 1927. Qptt»olia«trt Jtnuaryli. 1KB. 0 Justice, From False Report! Published ever? week*d«y afternoon by Sfitf PubUjhing Co, Ing. (C. J5. Palmer & A1«X. a WMhburn), •« Th* Sttt building, &2-ZM South Jfalnut. street, Rope, Arkansas " C. E. PALMER, President ALEX B. WASHBURN, Editor and Publisher (A?) i-lteans Associated Press (NBA)— Means Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n. Subscription Rate (Always Payable In Advance): By city carrier, per •reek 15oj per month 65c; one year $6.50. By mall, In Hempstead, Nevada, Howard, Miller and LaFayette counties, 13.50 p«r year; elsewhere f6JO. Member of The Associated Press: The Associated Presj Is entitled to the use for republlcatlon of all news dispatches credited to It or act otherwise credited in this paper and also the local news publfl&vd herein. Charges on tributes, Etc.: Charges will be made for all tributes, cards jt thanks, resolutions, or memorials, .joneerning the departed. Commercial aewspapers hold to this policy in. the news columns to protect their readers Vom a deluge of space-taking memorial*. The Star disclaim* .teapomibllity for the safe-keeping or return of any unsolicited manuscript*- The Hines Trial Should Be a Citizen's Eye-Opener T HE New York trial of Tammany District Leader Jimmy Hi"es is certainly providing 1 a first-rate elementary course in civics, for the enlightenment of the ordinary citizen. Whether Mr. Hines is acquitted or convicted, this trial is painting- in unmistakable colors the classic picture of political corruption in its relation to organized crime. If your memory goes back a few years, you will recall that until the advent of Mayor LaGuardia, Tammany was ' supreme on Manhattan. At the same time, the big shot of the underworld was the late Dutch Schultz. According to the evidence presented so far, Schultz struck a bargain with certain Tammany bigwigs. Under this bargain. Schultz was to operate with a minimum of police interference. In return, the political higher- tips were to get a slice of his profits. But the benefits to the two parties did not stop there ; for Schultz was able to use this new alliance to force his rivals out of business, while his henchmen provided thousands of illegal votes and did a good deal of useful strong-arm work for the political machine on election days. * * * I T WOULD be a good thing if every city dweller i" the land could study that testimony. For the picture which it paints si an authentic picture, regardless of the outcome of this particular trial. That is, that is the kind of set-up we get in our big cities whenever an unscruplous political organization has charge of the city government. The alliance between crime and politics, alleged i n this trial, is a commonplace of American civic life. Once you get that fact firmly fixed in your mind, you may find some of the outlandish history of our post-war years easier to understand. You can see, for instance, why "known criminals" were so mysteriously hard to catch. .* * * THERE never has been any mystery about it, really. But 1^ we have a strange capacity for shutting our eyes to the facts of life, and we usually exercise it to the full where the crime-politics alliance is concerned. If the New York trial will compel us to realize that that alliance is always, without exception, somewhere present in connection with the modern phenomenon of largescale commercialized crime, it will be one of the most useful events of the year. A Cabinet Feud In the Making A Strange Combination of Primary Winners •THE inevitable conflict between the nationalistic agricultural , 1 policy of Secretary Wallace and Secretary of State Hull's -ideal of an expanding international trade is tending toward a climax. Secretary of State Hull is bitterly opposed to the use of export subsidies to force our agricultural products into the world warket. Secretary Wallace has announced that he plans to use the export subsidy to pump 100,000,000 bushels of our wheat surplus into the foreign market this year. If the plan works for wheat it is reasonable to believe he will try it with reference to cotton and perhaps meat products and corn. Secretary Hull is tryi n g to head him off. Assistant Sec- retary of State Sayre recently made a strong speech against the use of the export subsidy. Since the wheat subsidy proposal came prominently into the news. Lynn R. Edminster, economic analyst of the State Department, has issued a statement warning that the use of this device will only add to our troubles. * * * DECAUSE it ignores (said he) the fundamental propo- D sition that in order for a country to sell more it must buy more—that trade cannot operate on a one-way street—it is basically an unsound policy and fore-doomed to cost the "ation more than any gains it can possibly bring. Applied to agricultural and other natural products, . can mean only the virtual giving away to foreign countries ol our "atural resources and our soil fertility, at the expense of our own consumers and taxpayers. Without the promise of good results on its own account, i would, on the other hand, weaken the efforts which are being roads, through the trade-agreements program, to rebuild ou foreign trade on sound principles. It is not the way out of th cotton growers, the wheat growers or a n y other major cro] of producers. * * * THE conflict of policy between the two Cabinet members i 1 all the more interesting because each is a possible con ,>:nder for the Democratic nomination for President in 1940 Secretary Wallace is using the utmost tact in his move for th . "--:e of the export subsidy. Several conferences o n the subject have hfen held between members of his department and the '• State Denartment. Hft has nmnhasized that the wheat to be - exported bv the subsidy method will be limited to an amount whic hmay be conservatively regarded as our normal share of the foreign market. President Roosevelt has indicated his approval of the idea, but it remains to be seen whether Secretary Hull will acqui- e«ce. Five years ago he made such an issue between his own views of foreign trade and the nationalistic ideas of Raymond - Molev a« virutally to forcp Moiev's retirement from the Brain Trust! So vulnerable is Mr. Wallace that Secretary Hull can . make it excruciatingly embarrassing, if not politically dis- • astrous, for him, if he so chooses.— St. Louis Post-Dispatch. $30 EVERY THURSDAY A Book * Day By Bruet Catto* What Little Spies Are Made Of The spy books hnve been rolling off the presses with regularity of Into, nncl a inelcilramatic lot they've been for the most part. So it's n relief to dip into a new one Hint takes you behind the scenes, really revealing this business of espoinnge for the cold, cnl- eunting unhuninn work it is. The book is Henry Wyshnin Lnn- ier's "Secret Life of u Secret Agent" (Lippincott:S2.50). It is not Mr.Lan- ier's experience, but the story of u n\nn who for more than 25 years lied nnd stole und bribed nncl killed to luy his hands on military information for his government. As such it is not n pretty tale. But neither was the life of this fellow whilst 1 training for the secret service department of one of the great governments began when he was n inert ting discipline, then subject to the most extraoclihary tests before he was at length admitted to the secret of the "Q2." Afther that he ceased to hove identity, except for his operative number 7 Me mastered four languages, learned to memorize the geography ol'every country, learned how to remember faces by th^> noses alone, and learned that there was no law for him but silence. Thus trained, Mr. X spent a quarter of a century in this solitary, dangerous job, killing his share of men, winding u|.< finally in one of the biggest spy assignments of all times, the Worlt War. ociety, not only because of what it oes to a child during the first infec- on but because of what it may mean ater in life when the child becomes nfected again. Today it is believed that most infec- ons with tuberculosis come from ther human beings and gain entrance ito the human body by way of the ose, throat, mouth and lungs. The asteurization and boiling of milk ave practcially eliminated the causa- on of tuberculosis by the taking of oods containing tuberculosis germs. The relatively high incidence of eaths from tuberculosis among young fants has given rise to the idea that abies do not resist the disease as well the small infant in contact with an older person who has tuberculosis does not have the same opportunity of evading repeated and large doses of living germs coming into the body as does the older child or gr,own-up. In determining whether or not the child has the disease, certain tests are now relied on by physicians. The physician will first want to know whether or not the child has been exposed to tuberculosis, and he will want to examine the parents or other persons who are in contact with the child, to determine whether or not any of them have an open case of this disease. The weight curve is studied in order to determine whether or not there has the general condition of the child, with the appearance of symptoms of irritability, fatigue, lack of appetite, frclfulness, and other manifestations that the child is not well. There may be seme fever, and fever in a child should always be regarded with suspicion. A physician 01 great experience can frequently determine merely from the appearance of the child that something definite is wrong. In the case of tuberculosis he is inclined to take into must be remembered, however, that! or a continuous loss of weight. In-j account the picture of a child with a s do older children and grown-ups. I been a steady, persistent gain in weight fants may continue to gain in weight during the early part of an infection with tuberculosis, but sooner or later loss of weight or a stationary weight becomes manifest. Equally important a change in Hippopotamus tusks were in gren demand for the manufacture of falsi teeth at one time. Hold Everything! I I "It's a nice looking job, but don't you lliink it's ruthcr complicated for u can opener?" FAMILY By Olive Roberts Barton When Boy Is "Agin" School His Appetite for Learning Is Spurred by Sympathy Suppose you had a job that you hat-' satisfaction in a regular schedule, ed. Suppose you not only hated it,! Yet there is our great army of un- bul couldn't do it very well. At the| happy ones, who are not getting along, store or office your boss reminded you find the work entirely distasteful and of it every day, and at home the fam- finnlly become listlessly indifferent to ily got after you and fussed about your their fate. They feel that they are no failure. I good anyway, so why study? Then, If you could only lose your job itj to flatten them more completely, we would be a relief of sorts, but there: talk about the great advantages they SERIAL STORY PHOTOFINISH BY CHARLES B. FARMER COPYRIGHT. 183B NEA SERVICE. INC. Yi-Hlerdiiyi Undo IIUTH the Pompcy folt. In oirrrrd n hnnd- xoiiir profit, rrfust-H It. Uiicli- Snudy Iriidn (lie thoroughbred Iiunic. U CHAPTER VII NCLE SANDY was having his troubles with the colt. "You, Linda, keep back," he warned sharply, as he led Golden Toy alongside the fence—keeping away from whizzing motors on the highway. "Uncle Sandy, let me get a van," Linda begged, but he became indignant at the idea. "Ain't no colt I can't handle, if, I do be 66. You keep away." With his hands on a horse's rope, he was different from the seemingly weak old fellow who had chosen his words carefully the night before. N?w, he spoke strongly the jargon of the 'tracks. Norman met them at the gate, took the halter-rope grudgingly. "This here colt, he be all a-sweat- in'," Norman complained, when they reached the bai-n. "So'd you be, if you'd been a-dodgin' those dad-blamed cars," Uncle Sandy said. "Take this here dry cloth," he threw a rubbing cloth at Norman, "and you rub that colt till he's all dry— and the cloth's all wet. Bone him good, or I'll baste you." Norman went to work surily. "What's come over Norman?" Linda asked, when they were in the house. Then, with an amused start, she noted that she, too, was lapsing into the colloquial. "That fool Norman?" Uncle about three steeplechases in the world that's worth runnin" after. It's a rich man's game. Every time you send a horse out, chances are he'll come a cropper and bust his neck at a fence. We're going after the Jockey Club Stakes—" "I must fte about supper," Linda interrupted and went inside, j money." "Not exactly. They were detective yarns—but wait! They may have been terrible, but the money was good." it is, stretching away on into the dark years, and secretly you know you'll never be any better and there will be no release. Just how long, I am curious to know, would your nerves last? Your health? Your disposition and faith? Comparisons aren't fair, of course, for children have an adaptability we oldsters lack; besires they don't take their callings-down too seriously. And there can be no parallel between earn- and and working for a mere ideal, which is what school is. School and education are vague things to a child. In spite of his natural curiosity to learn facts, he wonders why it is necessary to study declension and parsing. I have said before that the majority of children accept school rather well, but this is because they prefer occu- don't appreciate. Here is an idea, however. Sometimes a boy who has lost his grip on school, will prick up his ears if he knows we are interested rather than critical. Instead of nagging at him, we might try another way—that is, to be on his side of the fence instead of shouting over the stile. We could take his books and find out what his subjects are, and put them in a new light. By a little talking, reading from subject by preparing the poorest story he could think of. Titled "Treachery on the Sea, or Back From the Depths," it was crudely phrased, misspelled throughout, and poorly typed. It was submitted, in turn, to several fake agents und writing schools. All hastened to assure him that it was u powerful and finely-wrought tale with excellent possibilities for sale to the movies. But it would require a bit of expert adaptation to the peculiar technical requirements of the screen, und these changes would be made for a fee of, say $50. That writer, by the way, was waylaid and badly beaten by a couple of plug-uglies who told him to Iny off his racket investigation. You Hnys Your Muncy, and You Takes Your Chance There are about 1C little theaters, or "art theaters" hereabout. Some have excellent directors, the co-operation of famous actors and actresses, fine productions, and records of having been the proving ground of numerous picture stars. There are about a dozen 'art theaters," however, in any one of which no talent-questioning representative of reputable studio would be caught " el "; «J «"""-"" *'. i V,ino a reputable studio would be caugnt supplementary books and dramatmng »J P legitimate because little (there ^are so many .nterestng dead. ^n-ey ^ ^ ^ ^.^ pation to a vacuum, and find some j school. and informative books in the library today with facts hidden under fiction) that he might get a new slant on learning. Moreover, he might learn. And eventually want to learn more. His appetite merely needs a tonic. Let us help the boy who hates larrsson in od] CHE * * * shook her head. "Bruce, I'm ashamed of you. A big, fat man, living on inherited At early dark, she and Uncle ' Wait a minute! I've had my Sandy were sitting on the porch troubles. And I can at least when a car stopped at the gate, j sav — •• j, c broke off and a man came up the walk. ( , gay what?I1 stm he "Anybody home?" It was Bruce finish ,. Qo on> » she urged< Radford's voice. saw you fall a ton "Come up, son, como up and | brick to d ay _for Brown Donald. set," Uncle Sandy called in hospitable tones. "What's this?" She straightened in anger, but she knew his charge "Hello, Linda," Bruce spoke was lrue .^ think you are dis _ warmly, as he took her hand, graceful, Bruce!" "You got a great colt today— con- i graations/' He turned to her \ to -, say," his but it's my fam- on; whht living on "Found this in the house; ' women • thought you'd r«e to have it, Mr. 1 "Bruce Radford!" She got to Sandy." uncle took the envelope. "Oh—er—thank you, son." He her feet. So did he. "What do you mean?" He looked up, took her hand. She jerked it free. "Listen, Linda They're Certain to Discover Your Talent—If You've Got the Price got up. "Excuse me. Think I'll ! —I was crazy about you, but you see if the colt be bedded down." gave me the gate. I'm still He went inside. "You didn't come to try and buy Golden Toy?" Linda asked coolly. "No. And I don't blame you for not selling. Mind if I .sit down?" "Why not?" He sat on the steps at her feet, as u new moon rose over the sycamores. Ho was silent for a time. So was she. "Linda?" There was emotion in his voice. "Yes, Bruce." She was matter- of-fact. "This reminds me of Barrow street. Remember?" Sandy said. "He's got religion in ' rhev naci Bone lo New York in uu****./ 4-»-.«. o u t V-i r» t-«i r*-> r. vour Qhr»h'i»-Jl nmrl r\n amily Doctor T. U. Reg- U. & P»t Off. By OH. HOBKIS FISHBHN Jowrnal oil the American Medical Assodmttom, amd •( the Health ' his old age. Thinks racing is a, i tool of the devil." He shot a quick I glance at his niece. j "How come you hook up so quick-like with this Brown Donald?" She smiled at his abruptness. "I had about gone my limit, and I wanted the colt." * * * TTE said nothing to that. Just j the same year. She had lived on Effects of Tuberculosis on Society Seem Greatest of All Diseases The importance of preventing tuber- tuberculosis in the aking of human culosia in the child cannot be voeres- lives. It probably is more important timated. No other disease equalsthan all other diseases in its effects on Harrow, in the Village; he on Commerce. She was on an afternoon paper, he on a morning. On his nights off, they'd go out together; drink Angelina's red wine, eat her tasty antipasto and spaghetti, come back and talk at Linda's. "Remember the first time we saw the moon over the warehouse roof?" he reminded her. "I also remember some tall talk, t 3C1JU llUUlllJg Vl/ 141C1I.. M WJW I l U13U J CIIllrlllMCl bUHlt; IclJl IclJJl, nodded his head. She didn't Bruce," she prodded hirn, "talk have the money he thought she had. They moved out to the front porch. "This here Donald, the young fool wants to make a lepper out of that colt," Uncle Sandy resumed after a bit. She found herself defending the idea. "What's wrong with that?" "What's wrong? There ain't but about a great novel you were writing. Sinclair Lewis was going to be a selling-plater alongside you. Remembefr?" He ran his fingers' through his hair. "I've sold two stories since being back home here." "Two? You should have sole two dozen! I suppose you sole them to the biggest magazines?" crazy— "Never mind thit! Explain—" "Well, I don't think you'd ever met Donald, till today. I heard about how the two of you chipped n—bought the colt. All right, all right! I know that's your business. But, Linda—" "That's right! When a man gets the best of you, naturally you get mad about it." ! "But, Linda, you don't know the man's reputation: for the lust year a Pennsylvania woman has been keeping him, while he's been riding her jumpers. Before that it was another woman—" "I don't believe a word of it!" Linda dared. "But it's the truth, I tell you." She was getting excited. "Well, I don]t believe a word you say, but—at least he never let an old, sick man be forced to pay his last dollar, on a debt he wasn't morally obligated for." For a moment Radford didn't answer. Then he looked up. She saw him grin in the moonlight. "Did you say sick, Linda?" His question, his grinning face, disconcerted her. "Good night, Linda," he said, rising. He turned from her, went down the path to his car, drove quickly off. After a long while Linda went inside. Her uncle was reaching down to pick up the long envelope which Bruce Radford had given HOLLYWOOD.—Classifying various Hollywood talent enterprises under the headings of "legitimate," "doubtful," and "rackets" is a job that local authorities don't relish. Testimony is difficult 10 obtain, convictions are rare, sentences light. Seldom are there such sensational indignities as when, a few months ago, girls were paraded in the nude before fake talent scouts and "studio executives." Larry Crosby, brother und business manager of Bing, brought the ring to police attention when he learned that a solicitor for it was claiming to be connected with Crosby. One man was arrested but was released when girls and their parents refused to appear to aid in the prosecution. One of the meanest of rackets, periodically revived and widely practiced, especially around Chicago and in the east, is the selling of fake screen tests. These often are made without film in the cameras, and the subjects usually are children. The swindlers take whatever the mothers can p from $5 to ?50. Sometimes they bolstei their sales talk with promises of parts in pictures. Arid sometimes they're caught. Four self-styled executives of an imaginary All-Star Productions Corp. were jailed for selling roles in u hypothetical 5100,000 all-juvenile feuture." The major studios of Hollywood which prefer to make their own discoveries and do their own training, try to discourage talent schools and mos of the local "little theaters" whic! charge for instruction and roles ii plays. The Main Thing You Lvurn Is No,t to Do It Again Studio talent scouts do not uttund performances it gyp theaters, and studio casting directors are cold toward graduates of most of the movie schools. Almost all of these enterprises are conducted within the law. Not since 929 and the dissolution of Cinema VIovie Schools, Inc., has there been n conviction. That company's advertis- ng claimed that it had made the ca- eers of Mary Pickofrd, Douglas Fair- janks, Colleen Moore and several other tars. Testimony revealed that one ;irl student had been swindled of 13.'!5 in a short time. The head of the school received a six month's jail sen- ence and a $500 fine. A few fake story brokers and scenario-writing schools generally are lourishing somewhere. Theirs is a precarious existence because they use he mails and thus are vulnerable to federal charges. A couple of years ago a writer for a national magazine gathered some first- land material for an article on the they make no promises They charge tuition for instruction, and then keep right on charging. The first charge is $25 for makeup materials. For that much money you can buy enough grease paint to smear the faces of every ham in Hollywood. Next, on aspirant is told that he or she really needs a few private lessons. These are ?10 each. Periodically, plays are presented, and parts in these plays are sold to the students. Many a hopeful has parted with a hard-saved $50 for the doubtful privilege of emoting in a leading role for one evening before an audience of relatives and stooges. Demand Seven-Inning Games NEW YORK—A group of Cincinnati fans submitted a resolution to Ford C. Frick, president of the National League, demanding that games be lim- j ited to seven innings instead of nine the change to take place immediately. "The advantages, as we see it," reads the resolution, "are: First, it would allow players additional time to catch trains, and the second und more important would be to prevent the Reds from losing so many games in the last two innnigs." Hysterical Dogs LONDON—Races were canceled at the Salford track when hysteria swept through the greyhound kennels. A sudden epidemic, affecting all the dogs, was attributed to heat, which frequently upsets highly strung racing | FLAPPER FANNY e y s y w. iTUi! 1 iTr.i .'_!_.. COHC 1911 IT HCASCKVICt, MC. T. M. MC. V. 8. PAT. Off.- • him. It had fallen to the floor. (To Be Coutiuued) rather lusterless eye, pouting lips, a very dull skin and dry hair, and perhaps an excess of hair on various portions of the body. Much more important, however, is the use of the tuberculin test, which should be made in every case when there is a suspicion of tuberculosis. The use of this test will show some definite response within three to six weeks after a child has been infected with the disease. Equally important is the use of the X-ray, to determine whether or not there are any definite changes in the lungs. There arc other tests to be made particularly those relating to the blood, but concerning these the individual physician must make the determination. '1 didn't break a date! You said, 'Wait for me by the pie.' —how'd I know they were goin' to change the menu *nd! have ice creamj"

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