Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 15, 1938 · Page 1
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) Hempstead County Fair September 20-24; Livestock Show; Household Arts and Agricultural Exh ibits-$l,000 in Cash Prizes. Hempstead County Fair Tour Is Begun; Visit 13 Communities Horse and Mule Races to Be Added Features of Fair Which Begins Next Tuesday—Race Track Is Being Put in Shape—$1,000 in Cash Prizes Fifteen automobile;! loaded with Hope business men and women and the Hope Boys Bund left the city hall building nt 9 a. in. Thursday for DcAiin, Bloving and points north where they will spend the day "rootin' and lootin 1 " .for the Hcmpslcnd county fair which begins next Tuesday and continues the balance of the week. ^w Hope police dciv,rlment car ®wilh the siren open, led the 15 yoadcd State Grid Teams Prepare for Start of Season Friday Bobcats to Invade Haynesville for Opening Game of Campaign EXPECT HARD BATTLE Cainden Meets Smackover —Other State Teams Ready for First Games The schoolboy football race in Ar- knnsns begins Friday with most of the teams in the "Big 15" conference drawing comparatively easy opponents in the .season openers. Hope High School takes on probably the toughest opposition of any of the .conference teams, meeting the "Golden Tornado" team of Hayncsville, La., nt HityncsviUe. Figures show the Bobcats will have a two-pound weight advantage, which moans little against one of the outstanding teams in Louisiana. The Hope squad is reported to be in fairly good lihapc. Reports from Hayncsville .say thai the "Golden Tornado" expects to sweep to victory in the opening game. To Take Ijirgc S<|iind Coaches Hnmmon.s and Brasher and n largo .squad of Bobcats will leave Hope about mid afternoon Friday, traveling in a school bus. A large delegation of fans arc expected to follow the team. Hayne.sville is located about 16 miles south of Magnolia, four miles from the Arkansas line. The game begins ut 8 o'clock. Other Arkansas conference tennis will remain inside the stale for their opening grid battles. ' Little Rock High School takes on iMalvcni at Little Rock which i.s expected to be H "breather" for the Tigers. . •-. 'Hie Brinkley High School Tigers will invade North Little Rock for a till >ith C.inch VSuwuiTH Wildcats, the i favored team. The Pine Bluff Zebras will remain nt home, meeting McGchee in what i.s expected to be a warm-up affair for the Zebras. Joncsboro will open the season mi its , home grounds, drawing Wynne for an opponent. The Hot Springs Trojans, under » new coach this .season, begins play at home. Coach Red Swaim will send hi.s team against Gainesville., Texas, n team that i.s expected to be hard to } Whip. Benton opens at home against Bcehc, ,Rnd Fordyce takes on Mmilicello at ( Fordyce. Both Benlon and Forclyec ishould have no trouble in winning. i Cnmdcn vs. Smackover The Camdcii High School Panther.' .'.will start the season against the lougli .Smackover Buckaroos. The Panther.' will have the advantage by playing or : lheir own field. < Russellville meets Danville, and Fort Smith bumps against Vnn Burcn. ; Russollville iiiid Fort Smith, both con; 'Terence teams, shoud get by without \ 'much trouble. Tli c Blylhcvillc Chicks rated by automobiles out of the city. Sid IJundy, chairman of the tour committee, has charge of the cavalcade and will be official announcer, nnd according to previous experience, when today is gone, the folks In the "north end" will know all about the fair. Binuly persuaded the fair committee to add another attraction to the already long list—horse und mule races—H free for-nll affair, with no entrance fees and prizes being nwardcd for first nnd second place. Horse races will be run on Thursday and Friclny and mule races on Saturday. 'Hie half mile track at the fair ground will be put in lop condition and lovers of the sport will see three days of fun. Every section of the county w^H be urged to send entries. Races will start at .') p. m. race clays. Thirty-minute stops will be made at each place except at Owm, where the party will have lunch. There they will slop an hour. The program at each stop will be a selection by the band and a short talk from some member of the parly, inviting the people to the fair. A complete program of amusements Hope Star WEATHER. Arkansas — Fair Thursday night and Friday; moderate temperature. VOLUME 39—NUMBER 291 HOPE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15,1938 PRICE 5c COPY THEY TALK OF PEACE Sen. George Beats Roosevelt's'No* in Georgia and premiums, the tour. The schedule be a.s follows: will be distributed on for the two days will Talmadge Second, New Dealer Runs Very Poor Third Roosevelt Fails to Swing Georgia, as He Failed in Maryland EORGE NOMINATED Hope DcAnn Blcvins McCaskill . Ringcn . O/.an Washington Columbus . Saratoga .. •"ulton . ... Hope Emmet Palmos Spring Hill Hope Thursday Arrive ... 8:110 a. m. <):;«) a. 111. .... 10:1)0 n. m. 11:30 a.m. 12:30 p. m. 2:00 p. in. . . 3:00 p. m. 4:00 p. m. 5:00 p. m. Friday 8:30 a. in. 10:00 a. in. 11:00 a.m. 12:00 Noon Leave 8:00 a. m. !l:00ha. in. 10:00 a. m. 11:00 a.m. 12:00 a. m. 1:3() p. m. 2:30 p. in. 3:30 p. m. 4:30 p. m. 5:30 p. m. 8:00 a. m. 9:30 a. in. 10:30 a. m. 11:30 a. in. Bransf ord Given Vote for Speaker Round Robin Assures Him of Majority, Says Representative Toney HOT SPRINGS, Ark.-f/Pi—Repre- sentative H. Kemp Toney, Pine Bluff dean of Arkansas legislators, announced Thursday that a majority of the members of the House of Representatives had signed within the last 24 hours a round robin petition endorsing John M. Bransford, Lonokc, for reelection a.s speaker. Endorsement of Bransford Tuesday by Governor Bailey brought a protest from two candidates for the office, Leo Nyberg of Helena and Edward B. Bryson of Prescott. "There will be no fight over the spoakership," Toney said. "It is all settled." Has 222 County Unit Votes, Against Necessary Total of 206 | «J some experts , the No. ' 1 team Arkansas, opens at home against Pig- Jj (,'ott, an easy opponent which will 'j enable Coach Dildy to experiment, ji Following the Piggot game, Blylhe- '•:. ville meets Pine Bluff. North Little » Rock, Little Rock, Paragould, Clarks|. A'illc, Catholic High and Hope on cong jscculivo week-ends. I Oother conference teams which will | oppose non-conference foes in openers i. Friday arc: ft El Dorado vs. Warren at El Dorado; I Clarksville vs. Siloam Springs at I'Clarksville; Forrest City vs. Humes High of Memphis at Forrest City. -••-•Oyster shells have been discovered uppriximatcly -1000 feet underground in Texas oil fields. School Teachers to Meet Saturday Will Gather at Hope High School Building at 10 a. m. There will be a business meeting of the Hempstead County Teacher's In- slilutc ;it the Hope High School building Saturday September 24. The meeting will open at 10 a. m. and close at noon. Every licensed white teacher is urged and cxpcclcd to be present All school directors, I'. T. A. member.'and other friends of education are invited. Matters of importance to the county schools will be discussed, E. E. Austin county examiner, announced. The Probable Starting Lineup HOPE Fulkerson Green Q u i in by H. Taylor Parsons Simpson Ellen Samuels Baker Eason Daniels (180) (15)0). (155) (170) (175) (250) (165) (150). (150) (180) (180) Loft End Left Tackle Left Guard Center Right Guard liifht Tackle Right End Quarter Left Half HAYNESVILLE ... Hall G. White Team Average Line Average Baekfield Average Sharp Heard H. Heard Roren Lawless Tinsley ....... Smith Right Half Haunch Fullback 177 Team Average _______ 184 Line Average . . 165 Baekfield Average (185) (212) (161) (178) (J80) (198) (165) (180) (150) (M») (165) 175 184 160 ATLANTA, Ga.—(/!')—Senator Waller K. George, whose retirement was asked by President Roosevelt, held an increasing lead for rcnomination a.s additional unofficial returns came in Thursday from Georgia's Democratic primary on Wednesday. Former Governor Eugene Talmadge, New Deal critic, ran second, and New Dealer Lawrence S. Camp, endorsed by the president for the senate, ran last. Camp conceded his defeat. GCOI-RC is leading in 78 counties having 222 unit votes, 20fl such votes being necessary to establish the winner. The |x>pular vote in 1,597 of the, suite's 1,735 precincts gave: ' George 12H,40;i Camp 66,405 Talmadge 80.174 A close Race ATLANTA, Ga.—(/I 1 )—The veteran Senator Walter F. George whose defeat President Roosevelt asked on the ground that lie was a dyed-in-the- wool conservative," forged into the popular vote lead in the Georgia Democratic senatorial primary Wednesday night on the basis of a 10 p. m. tabulation from scattered precincts in 145 of the state's 159 counties. The returns showed 63,61'! popular votes for George and gave him a lead in f>5 counties which could yield him 154 of the 2(lfi county unit votes necessary for nomination. The vote count was incomplete and unofficial. Former Gov. Eugene TaLmadge, candidate for George's scat of a free land for the needy platform, who led the veteran senator in early tabulations, had 54,158 popular votes from 84 counties which could give him 210 unit votes. Lawrence S. Camp, federal district attorney whom President Roosevelt endorsed against both George and Talmadge, was third in the race with 33,422 popular votes. He led in eight counties which could give him 28 unit voles. In the race for governor, Hugh Howell, former chairman of the State Democratic Executive Committee under the Talniadgc regime, led Gov. E. Rviers and the two other candidates for Rivers' post, John J. Bangham and Robert Wood. The gubernatorial returns showed 05,738 poppular votes from 77 counties which could give 1!)2 units votes for Howcll; 69,90(> popular votes from (J8 counties with 190 possible unit voles for Rivers; 8,3% popular votes with two possible unit votes from one county for Bangham, and 816 popular voles for Wood. A few votes were cast in the .senatorial race for W. G. McRae, Atlanta lawyer who withdrew on the eve of the election in favor of Camp. Warm .Springs, where President Roosevelt spends nianay of his vacations, gave Camp ISO voles to 65 for George anil 42 for Talmadge. The first of six precincts to be heard from in La mar county, where President Roosevelt last month spoke out against George and Talmadge and urged election of Camp, gave Talmadge 24 votes, George 2 and Camp 3. During his speech the president said George was a "dyed in the wool conservative" out of step with the New Deal, and asserted that Talmadge's "election would contribute little tu practical government." The goal of each candidate was a plurality in enough counties to insure a clear majority of 206 or more of the state's 410 county unit votes. The only bachelor President of the United Slates was born four years after the mutiny on the Bounty, and eight years before he died he had become a .septuagenarian. Who was he, when was he burn, and what hud he become before he died? Answer on Classified Page Martial Law for Sudetens as Hitler Thunders War Threat m f, WfSDEH .* :GERMANY 0 CZECHOSLOVAKIA [BOHEMIA] \ V GERMANY Martial liiw was ordered for towns in the Sudeten German area of C/.echoslovakia after Sudeten lenders announced Ihree of their followers had been killed and i.thors wounded in disorders. In the map at top the circled towns were the first to be placed under Check government and the lower map shows the area in relation to the whole of Czechoslovakia.. .. ChamberlainFlies to Germany, Talks to Grateful for a "breathing spell," war-tense Europe relaxed slightly after Adolf Hitler, shown addressing the Nazi congress at Nuremberg, indicated he does not plan an immediate move to acquire the Sudeten Gcr- mau area of Czechoslozakia by force. He thundered a belligerent warning, however, that Sudeten minority claims would have Germany's full support and gave no assurance lie had abandoned armed force as eventual mcns of annexing.the .Czech territory to the Reich. . ' Petition PWA for Local Courthouse Albert Graves in Washington, D. C., to Extend Vote Deadline WASHINGTON-!/! 1 !—An Arkansas delegation asked Public- Works Administration (PWA) officials Thursday to waive regulations which would bar the allotment for a proposed Hempstead county courthouse, but members of the group admitted that they received "little encounagemcnt." The PWA requires that bond elections to provide the local sponsor's share of the cost of the project be held not later than October 1. 1938. Ono member of the Arkansas delegation explained that the Hempstead courthouse election, because of legal restrictions, could not be held until November. The Arkansans remained here for further conferences. They are: State Senator Maupin Cummings, Fayctto- ville, Albert Graves, Hope; and A. N. McAninch, Little Rock architect. Robinson Pledged Court Job-Farley Postmaster General Says Roosevelt Gave Word to Arkansan Deny Treasury Agents in Arkansas Politics WASHINGTON — (/Pj — Secretary Morgenthau said at a press conference Thursday that he had found no basis for charges that Treasury employes in Arkansas had engaged in political activity. 920 Bales Cotton Ginned to Sept. 1 Total Compares with 1,018 to Same Date One Year Ago There were 920 bales of cotton, counting round as half bales, ginned in Hempstead county prior to September 1, as compared with 1,018 bales ginned to the same date in 1937 according to W. H. Ettcr, federal gin reporter. Holland of canals. has more than 4500 miles To Pick Delegates by County Groups? Wooten to Present Resolution When State Committee Meets HOT SPRINGS, Ark.—(flV-June P. Wooten, secretary of the Democratic State Committee, announced Thursday he would seek to place the party's state convention on record as favoring the selection of national convention delegates by county conventions. As the convention delegates went into session he announced he would present before the resolutions committee Thursday night a resolution proposing the county convention plan nelection. Under the procedure in effect for many years, national delegates have l>eon designated by the state committee. The battle of Lookout Mountain, ofught during the Civil War, was called "the battle above the clouds. 11 Englishman Cobb Sets New Record Drives 350 MPH to Break Fellow.Englishman's 345 Mark BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS, .Utah —W—Wealthy John R. Cobb, of London, usurped the 'world's automobile speed throne Thursday with a mark of 350.2 miles per hour. The doughty fur broker smashed the necord of 345.49 miles per hour established here August 27 by Capt. George E. T. Eyston, retired British army officer. Both made unsuccessful trials before their record runs. A tooth is the only part of the body that cannot repair itself . A Thought He who loves goodness harbors angels, reveres reverence, and lives with God.—Emerson. SERIAL STORY HIT-RUN LOVE BY MARGUERITE GAHAGAN COPYRIGHT. 1833 N«A BERYICE. NEW YORK--1/T)—Postmaster General Farley disclosed Thursday that President Roosevelt had not only decided in appoint Senator Joseph T Robinson of Arkansas to the United Stales Supreme Court in 1937 but had notified the senator shortly .before his death. He was to have succeeded Justice Van DeVanter, who retired during tin. fight over the president's court bill. Senator Hugo L. Black of Alabain-i subsequently was selected. Beg Pardon Wednesday's edition of Hope Slur .said V. L. Holly of Hope had been fined SKI for drunkenness. This was incorrect. The charge was assault and battery, fined SIO. Olin T'lirtc'll. Arkansas Lousiiami Gas company employe, said Thursday he was not the Olin Purtle reported fined in Hope municipal court Monday on ;i (Irunkt'nneiis charge. In Kentucky 45.000.000,000 Inn.s water fell during the month of J uary, 19;!7. Cotton NEW ORLEANS—(/]•>—October col- ton opened Thursday at 8.04 and closed at 7.99. Spot cotton closed steady seven points up, middling 7.84. CHAPTER I TM-ili hot spring sun slid suddenly behind the oncoming gray clouds, throwing the traffic court into too-early shadows. Not even tho threat of rain could dampen Patricia McGraw's spirits. While her pencil raced over the whiteness of her pad, covering it with her curlicues of shorthand notes, and the voices of witnesses, judge, and attorneys occupied one side of her mind, the real Pat continued dreaming of the evening's dale with Larry Kent. For many weeks now life had 1 ecu .something vivid, magical, -juickcned with the glamour of Jove. Before Lurry had come with his blond liyir so smooth and clean-lined over his hroad brow, the d:iys had been a succession of routine tasks familiar to any court stenographer. Even now the ordinary run of events continued, but ovc-iv.hadow- ins them was the knowledge )h;it Larry loved her, that soon they would be married. When Pat realized the nearness of that, marriage the scene around her took on a strangeness. For over a year it had been her woi;k- a-day world; now she saw it as a stranger: loving it, yet. eager to be away to that still dearer world of her own home. The case continued. Up on the (Continued on Page Two) 7 he case continued. The arresting officer case. Speeding ... a man's car Ml, thff facts of the British Premier,; Escorted to Hitler's Mountain Retreat .'."':, AS HIS WIFE PRAYS Meanwhile, the CzechsTilt Down Bloody Revolt of Sudetens : V LONDON, Eng-H^V-The beautiful Mrs. Annie Chamberlain; wife of the prune minister, prayed in, West- Minister Abbey Thursday as her husband met Chancellor Hitler In an effort to save the peace of the world. Chamberlain and Hitler BERCHTESGADEN; Germ^ny-KyP)-^ Prime Minister Chamberlain of Great Britain arrived here Thursday for talks with Reichsfuehrer Hitler in search of a "means to assure-European peace. • • , • . ,.',": The British leader .was, received by Dr. Otto Meissner, chief.of the chan- cellory, who conducted him after a short stop at the Grand'hotel to Hitler's home, Gerghof-on-Obersalzberg. A special train brought Chamberlain and his .party from Munich, where he had arrived earlier from London by/airplane. ^.., -v ., ^ < Parliament Walts LONDON, En«.-(JPHThe .British government arranged Thursday to .recall parliament to hear Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's personal report on his talk with'- Chancellor Hitler. , .; V .,'.„.. ...'.'„ ,,:, . Ask Annexation by Germany PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia—(#)—Su- deten Leader Konrad Henlehv issued a proclamation Thursday demanding the annexation of the Sudeten German regions ' of . Czechoslovakia by Germany. ' The proclamation, which was addressed to the. Sudeten Germans and to the Germans in the Reich,, declared: "It is definitely impossible .for tha Sudeten Germans and the Czechs to live in the same state. "We Sudeten Germans .want to return to our home in the Reich." The proclamation complained that self-determination had been denied the Sudetens .since 1919. Chamberlain to Hitler LONDON, Eng.H'' 5 )—Prim* Minister Neville Chamberlain in a history-making attempt to save world peace Wednesday night decided to fly to Germany Thursday fqr' a conference with Adolf Hitlerv Hitler told the 69-year-old prime minister he would "gladly receive" him at" Berh- tesgaden, the fuehrer's Bavarian mountain retreat in south Germany. There Great Britain's prime minister will try to halt the swift ..moving trend toward war—a current hastened by bloody civil fighting in the Su- deten German regions of Czechoslovakia. Chamberlain sent Hitler this message: "In view of the increasingly critical situation I propose to come over at once to see you with the-view of trying to find a peaceful solution. I propose to come across by air and am ready to start tomorrow. Please indicate time at which you can see me and suggest a. place of meeting. I should be grateful for a very early reply." A few hours later the announcement was made at No. 10 Downing street, the British cabinet had approved the unprecedented move. The decision was reached in consultation with France, Bri tarn's ally, and in Parts the Foreign Office spokesman said that Chpmberlain had been given free hand for negotiations at Berchtesgaden. Making the first flight of his life, Chamberlain is to take off at 1:30 a. m. Thursday, Hope time. It is expected his plane, • an American Lockheed, will reach Munich about 6 a. m., where there will be a half-hour wait before proceeding to Berchtesgaden. Revolt Put Down PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia — (P?) -t Thousands of Sudeten Germans armed with hand' grenades, rifles, pistols and machine-guns Wednesday battled Czechoslovak gendarmerie at several towns in Sudetenland—some of the fatal fighting within gunshot of the German border. An official announcement said . the Sudetens' grenades and machine-guns w«re "probably obtained from abroad. 1 * At least 23 were kilted and 75 wound* oil Pfe|« Thie*}

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