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PAGE f vVO HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Hope H Star Star of Hoi*M«39; 195H. 19»; 0 Justice, False Report! Things Haven't Worked Out Exactly as Planned Monday, September 10, lf)S8 Published every week-day atternofltt by Star Publishing Co., Inc. C. & PslrnW & Alex. H. Wtahteurn), at the Star building, 212-214 South f alnut street, Hope, Arkansas (X E. PALMER, President ALEX HL WASHBUKN. Editor and Publisher (AP) —Means Associated Press (NBA)—Means Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n. Subscription Rate (Always Payable in Advance): By city carrier, per **ek 15o? per month 65c; one year $6.50. By mail, in Hempstead, Nevada, Howard, Miller and LaFayette counties, $3.50 per year; elsex»here $6.50. Member of Hie Associated Press: The Associated Press is exclusively mtitred to the use for republlcntlon of all news dispatches credited to it or sot otherwise credited in this paper and also the local news published, herein. Charges on frlirattiv .Etfc: Charges will be made for all tributes, cards rf thanks, resolutions, on memorials, ..•oncernlng the departed. Commercial MwrspRpers hold? to ttrtfc jjolicy in the news columns to protect their readers *om t deltlge at spaw-»taking memorials. The Star disclaims responsibility tor ihe sate-kecptnfe of return of" any unsolicited manuscriDt*- Antakonisms: An Asset to Tyranny N EVER was the contrast between freedom and tyrany sharper than it is today. Hardly an issue of a daily news- j paper appears \vithout pointing it up. One dhy's paper recently contained two stories which, j when set side by side, express their own moral. [ One of these stories came from Rome. It told how a ! decree of Mussolini's cabinet had ordered all Jews who moved j into Italy since the World war to leave within six months. The j measure applied: to citizens and non-citizens alike, and as- j verted that the Jews reprcsente "a dangerous factor in the; spiritual and material life of the nation." I The -other- story came from Detroit, where a message from President Roosevelt-was read to the annual encampment of the Jewish. War Veterans of the United States. The message went as follows: "The American people need no reminder of the services . which those of the Jewish faith have rendered our nation. It has been a service with honor and distinction. History reveals that your- people have played a great and commendable part in the defense of Americanism during the World war and prior wars, and have contributed much in time of peace toward the development and preservation of the glory and romance of our country and our democratic form of government." * * * I N THESE two pronouncements from the heads of two great nnations the divergent natures of tyranny and freedom are unmistakably revealed. It is not merely that the one is a harsh order of expulsion and the other a warm and friendly , greeting. The very natures of the two kinds of society are j * wiu actuall - v A Book a Day By BrtMA Cittoti He Fellows Mini's Might From Pnln The history of puin j s the history of mankind, nntl nowhere is (here to be found n more dr:im:itic story than that of the struggle to relieve liumnn suffering. Rene Fnlop-Miller, in "Triumph Over Pain" (Bohbs-Merrill: $3.50), follows that story down through the centuries, begining with the first primitive operations of one of the most important huinnn biographies of the year. Mr. Fulop-Miller's tale divides it- si'lf naturally into two great cms—the lung struggle through the ages to relieve pain, and the magnificent advance after that historic day In Massachusetts Gcncriil Hospital in 184G when an obscure Boston Dentist mnde the first eft-dive use of ether. The dentist was Dr. William Thomas Green Morton. Climaxing the work of I hi? Priestleys, the Davys, Hickmntis. and F'aradys. he reformed the entire practice of surgery, opened up a whole new vista for humanity. But ironically enough, Dr. Morton"was to die of a peculiar pain himself, one which lu» could not nllevitc. Scholarly, fully documented, "Triumph Over Pain" is thoroughly readable. It will very likely find t'he sort of enthusiastic response that has erected Paul DeKruifs popularisa- tion of the; battle against disease — P. O.K. qwrutu, miMftA. is not at all established that treatment involved. A tyranny needs a scapegoat. There must be some one thing, or- some one element, which can be blamed for things: something on- which the discontent and blind antagonism of , U1B imeciea areas> ^ tnat mu ets the people can be focussed. German tyranny decided to use full of pus and debris were lefft after SCa P e £° at: bobbing along as the tail to the X-Ray treatment and were much by X-rays is a method the tonsils or disease. Indeed prevent secondary there seeins to be some cases in which the use of the X-ray has actually served to heal over or to sacr the tiussue on ! the affected areas, so that little pockets ..r Hitler a kite, Italian tyranny has decided to follow suit. 1 In a free state, the exact reverse of all this is true. Free- I been before. dom must mfnimize the natural antagonisms of its people: it must give-thenr a-genuine and effective outlet for their discontent instead of inventing a fake one. "' • more difficult to get at than they had .IjE? peoples don't want traditional rivalries android su- s- sharpened. They have to get along yvi'th-each "father,- -fad' the- easiest way is to be neighborly and let old ;bat : r,eds;die.; . * .• .Does- anyone need to ponder very long over this contrast Before deciding which is the pleasantei- sort of society to :!f ve.it? - -,•"_. Bombshell on Faces F OR a -single casual interview, the recent session that an _ -Emory University nrofessov of psychology had with re-porters carried.more than its sharp of dvnamite. ;*•••.. The nrofessor. Dr. Hermon W. Martin, declared that Extensive tests had led him to the convictions among others, that (a) nobody could estimate anybody's acre with any accuracy, and (b). it was impossible to tell whether a person was intelligent simply by studying his face. If these statements eret around the way professors' generalizations, frequently do there's no telling what's going to qome of it. _ Look—if voii'can bring yourself to look for the blossoming of innumerable toothless reconditioned cuties in sub-ded dresses where none grew before. Look, too, for a bumper crop of 16-year-olds in black, longsleeved outfits calculated lo convev the air of a femme fatale. '- Ts there sufficient orromirt to hope for some kind of evolution in the field of polities' 5 Consider the number of ! " e ". the ];omn n . s that have been.swept into officesof one kind or another on. the strength.of a bulging forehead, masterful eyebrows, an intell^rent-looging nose, and a pair of pince-nez on a ribbon. Probably'there is no ground for hope at all. The people who iiKlo-e candidates by their looks will now vote for new crops of lemons on the ground that if they don't look intelligent the chances are that they must be. The scarring brought about by the use of the X-ray for the treatment By Olive Roberts Barton "Hands Off" Is No. 1 Rule for Grandmothers in Keeping Family Regard and hair-do's. We love these little folk beyond words. I don't know, of course, what your -situation is. Or whether you live with your grandchildren or not. It does make a difference, for, in the same house for long, you become part of the scenery, just as parents do. But one thing 1 do know, and this is yourhcart. I know mine and that tells me enough. I might confide to you if you don't mind, that the more yon worry about any mistake you think parents are making, the less they will be inclined to listen. They think you can be mistaken, too. So why don't yon make it easy for yourself? Just let things alone. I am not troubled much, because I think my daughter one of the world's best mothers, better and jollier and sweeter than ever I was. But when I do take it into my head that she should be doing this or that, or the oilier way about, 1 wait until there is a good opening and then we talk it over, without any animus or feeling Today I am going to talk to grandma, not about her. I am a grandma, and as I write, one little fellow is playing he is the dog under my desk. I merely say to him, "I'll be seeing you later, Mister." (Mister is our dog.) And on either side. She explains. and I explain. We of tonsils may actuality damege the j with a grin he eases out of my study tissues to such an extnet that the sur- and waits for me elsewhere, gival removal later becomes difficult. I had a grandmother who baked. compare notes and experiences and ... , , rcarh a conclusion. But I never fail pumpkin pies and stuffed turkey when to say. "You know best, my dear. And we all went out for Thanksgiving. My I t i link vou hiwc c , one ., f ., grandchildren come for holidays and grand job." get their goodies. I am no different | -., , , ... . Mv grandchildren and I arc friends { FLAPPER FANNY , By Sylvia -COPR. 1SJ8 BY NCA SERVICE. INC. T, M. OtC. U. S. l*At. 6tt.- "There, that's done! I thought I never would get all the autographs in my old book copied in Hie new one." A Comedy Gathers Dust Because Mexico Gathered It Was an Insult HOLLYWOOD.-Tho script of the "r-hantom Crown," an adaptation of a recent book about Kmperor Maximillian and Carlottn of Mexico, is being submitted to the Mexican government for approval before production is begun. Warner Brothers are going to toss a lot of money and stars into this enterprise, and they want to bo sure it won't meet the fate of a Maximilllan- Cnrlolta picture once filmed by Universal. Made in V92:i, the Universal flicker is still gathering cobwebs in the film vaults. No cash customer ever saw it, and probably none ever will. Some Mexican diplomatic attaches saw it and became apoplctic with rage. Studios now know the folly of kidding a foreign country—any foreign country. Mexico, for example, is not in itself a tremendously important market, but it has a lot of sympathetic years there was a standing offer by the studio of SfiOOO to anybody who could suggest a way of salvaging the film. Uut it's still in the vault, forgotten by everyone except a few members of the cast and crew, who have scattered to other studios. No Flics On Scenario, But What A Cast! Since Jed Buell and Sol Lesser have been producing negro westerns, all- girl westerns, pictures with all-midget casts, and pictures using midgets and giants, Direclotr Eddie Cline has been thinking up new ideas for his boss, ] , , . ,, , , , ,. , rens , ,, T . from the jolly old ladies on the mag-| I am 1K)t grant | ma with ., Ion . r f . |ce or I'als. If one Latin nation is outraged azine covers artists still conceive to be \ u , 0 so ft n heart, ooither one or the 1)y : ' movio - the Picture will likely be 9 SERIAL STORY HIT-RUN LOVE BY MARGUERITE GAHAGAN COPYRIGHT. 1938 NEA SERVICE. INC.. By DK. MORUIS FISiOBEXN *4itor. Jown*l of the American Medical Association, tad •! artete, the Health Magazine. ho General Health May Re Improved by Removal of Infected Tonsils Y*Mterilnyi. Tiikinc 1'nt to n IKirty, Harry It'll* IHT she omlhln't linvt' soon him! he WHK Hrro.sa town. CHAPTER IV npHERE was nothing but music, •*• laughter, color inside the doors of the club, nothing to remind one of subtle worries, groundless suspicions. Pat swung into the first dance with Larry, loving the firm way he held her, the ease with which she could now follow his every step. She saw Larry's eyes suddenly grow alert, saw a smile come to his lips and a nod of pleased recognition as they passed another couple. "Dottie Barnes," he told her under his breath. "Quite a looker." After the dance Larry maneuvered until they were standing There were intro- flip con- set. Pat with self- (Thls is- the second of two articles in which Or. Fishbein dis- cus-ies the question of removal of the tonsils.) felt frozen, stupid consciousness. Tall, sunburned "Sailor" Bromley detached himself from Dottie Barnes and turned toward Pat. She looked at him with interest. Up to now he had been a name in the society pages: the heir to his father's woolen mills and millions and the place made by his family in the local "400." A silky smile curved his lips, and a knowing, daring light danced in his brown eyes. "Where've you been keeping yourself, gorgeous?" he said. "Or have I been missing something?" She tried to keep up with the sophisticated swing of the conversation, but it was forced. "You haven't missed anything," she told him. "I'm new here. You see I'm By this time many hundreds of thousands of people have had their tonsils removed, and it has become possible to sum up in general the end-results of obliteration of' the tonsils. fn cases in which there is chronic inflammation or infection of the tonsils and adenoids, it has been found that removal ha* a good effcet on the general health. Moreover, there are (ewer instances of sore throat and disturbances of the nose and chest. Certainly the removal of chronically infected tonsilc i£ an aid in preventing secondary infections of the ear. The child who breathes constantly through the mouth because of the presence of adenoids will be found after their removal to breathe through the nose. This has an excellent effect not only on the- child's frame of mind, but also in aiding sleep and improving th» individual's appearance. The child who has had removal of chronically inwected tonsils and adenoids also suffers less from infectious dis-, a working girl enjoying her night ease than the one who does not have ' out." It gave her a secret pleas- j !:uch removal. j ure to see the way L arry ' s j aw [Much has been written in the pub-j tightened. She didn't know why lie prmts about the method of removal : she wante d to hurt him, make him of the tons,Is. Such methods include; angry but something drove her not only survival removal, or removal: on . Tne njgnt was all wrong< It by the use of dissection, and final rel had starte d all wrong. rncvul by a snare, but also the use of; the electric coagulation or diatermy method. In cerelain people for whom the tak- T^OTTIE BARNES stopped talk• ^ ing when she saw Larry's ng of an 'anesthetic or even" the ~pe"iod e y es travel to Pat and Bromley, •equired for surgical removal might be "She's more than a stenog- trious. the electric coagulation method ™pher," Larry added in a tone is now recommended. It is not recommended generally, however, because it Is todious. Only a small portion of the tonsils can be removed at one time, so that five or she recognized as annoyed, in traffic court; works for Judge Kelly. She also has a traffic complex—can't talk anything else but work." six or even more vi.siits to the doctor Bromley took Pat by the arm. may be necessary for this purpose ,' " How about a drink? Who cares Moreover, there is a certain amount how many c°PS are handing out of pain after every use of the electric < tickets tonight. You're too pretty coagulation method. This pain corn- ; to start crusading anyway. We'll pares rather similarly to the pain that, ^ ave _ a dri , nk ^ a ? d l h f n . d °_5_J, follows surgical removal. More recently there has been ex- , _ ... ploited the use off X-ray and of he was t( > o engrossed with Dottie radium for removal of the tonsils. It '• to notice anyone else. She felt tie speedin' on the dance floor." She looked about for Larry, Bromley's hand possessive on her own, and followed him down to the little barroom made to look like a ship. They sat on high stools and sipped iced drinks. "And I'm getting my boat in shape. Taking her out on the river next week," he was saying. "After that I'll be prepared for company. As soon as it's warmer we'll go sailing. I'm willing to bet cash you'll make a decorative deck hand, too." He finished his drink and folded his arms on the little bar. "How about lunch tomorrow?" "I'm a working girl, remember. I can't flutter around like one of these social butterflies." "Don't want any more butterflies." He stared into the glass and his voice was husky, his words more thick. "Give a guy the runaround. But two can cjo that, honey. Let 'em go for handsome salesmen. Let 'em pay the bills, | the typical grandma. They aren't' far otller . Sometimes a pitch ball with wrong at that. We haven't changed | m.v grandson, no better catch' than he. much in spite, of our bridge, swimming Sometimes I give one of the "babies" a piece of candy when I shouldn't. I have my grandchildren with me only once in awhile. Maybe you have yours all the time. Clir problems cannot be alike. No two grandparents, just like parents, can have identical experiences. But maybe, if you are unhappy over this or that and feel left out, you might try to forget it. Go and take walks if you are able. See your friends. Don't limit your world to your children and grandchildren. They will get along. So will you. Your heart will ache poor Johnny whose parents, you think, don't understand him. Maybe they don't. But you are suffering more than Johnny, I suspect. Be friends and make him cookies, or read him stories. And don't ever 1 toteon Ami don't ever let on to his parents that you think they arc wrong. Johnny won't love us long, either. I fear, if we upset his loyalties, even though our intentions are the best in the you were here for the party." "Not in these clothes," he grinned. "It's a tough break for me, bc«>.use I can't even go on the floor for a dance." He glanced into a nearby deserted lounge where dim lights made shadows on the polished floors. "We can hear the music and we might be able to sneak a dance," he told her, with all the enthusiasm of a little boy. "I halo to miss a chance for I don't know when I'll have one again." Her face lighted and she answered by moving past him into the room itself. Suddenly she 1'clt free of the stiffness that'had held her all evening. Here it was quiet, comfortable. Tom was kind, simple, her own kind. The music swung into a waltz, and she found herself held gently in his arms while he danced with an almost old-fashioned grace. too. Nuts to social butterflies—" jqpHE last bars of the waltz grew At least, Pat thought, he had •»• f a i nt and the hubbub in the called the situation correctly. He, ballroom arose. Tom bowed for- too, saw Dottie and Larry in the rnally. "Thanks for the grand proper light. climax," he said. "You haven't He looked at her as though see- j been discovered yet. Let's sit tho ing her anew. "Say—we were goin' to dance. Coin' to show 'em some fancy steps. Come on." * 4 * "RROMLEY took her in his arms and they joined the others on the floor. He held her too close, but despite his fogginess ho was a good dancer. Still she felt they were conspicuous. She tried desperately to catch Larry's eye, but he continued to ignore her plea. The saxophones rumbled and the violins shrilled, the drums beat out a frenzied tattoo and the clarinet shrieked. They were near the door when it ended, and she felt tired and beaten. She didn't know if Larry avoided her because he was punishing her for the next dance out." A cool breeze blevj; in the open French doors that faced a deep couch. She leaned back, watching his profile lighted by the flaming match he hold to his cig- aret. "Yes," she said softly, almost afraid to break tho stillness. "IPs been a perfect ending—" "It hasn't ended for you," he reminded her, smilingly. "You still have a whole evening of fun and dancing ahead. The parties here last long, you know." She dropped her lashes to hide the feeling of unhappiness that flooded her when she was reminded that her evening would go on and on. That sensation of dread, of uneasiness, came back ,. , . , T , l M1V.U1J, V/J. Wt Il_t404» JV,.OCJ. UUllJI^ UMV_I\. questions she had asked on the upon j-,,,,.. Thjngs had been so per . way out, or if ne was deliberately making a play for Dottie. She only knew a dull ache filled her heart. And then she saw a familiar face, a face that smiled and for a »noment gave her back poise and courage. She turned and unnoticed by the others went into the hall. "Imagine seeing you here." Tom Sweeney took her hand in a warm grasp of pleasure. "I'm glad to know you take time out to play." "And I'm glad to see that you aren't always the prosecutor," she laughed. "Are you here for the dance?" "No, came out this afternoon to shoot some golf, played a few holes, got soaked in the rain, then played bridge, had dinner, and now find it's time to go home for some "well-deserved rest." Her disappointment showed in her lace. "Oh—I thought maybe feet and they were now so suddenly changed. She felt lost, helpless. She wanted to lean over and hold tightly to his hands, to press her face close to that rough coat, to have him tell her that life was the same, and that the love between hcrsolf and Larry had not changed. "You .shouldn't have to work," he said. "You should have a nice home, a loving husband, and all the time you want to dance and play." She shrugged her shoulders nnd looked away to hide the feeling of the unknown fear that came over her again. "I wouldn't rnuke 3 good social butterfly," she said. "Well, that's a break for me, then. It means I'll see you at work on Mondays, and Tuesdays and Wednesdays—for weeks and weeks, I hope." (To Be Continued) San Marino Republic has an area of only .'i8 square miles and has a frontier line of 24 miles. It is located in the heart of Italy. Thunder, which is the loudest common noise, never has been heard un- mistabably more than about 20 miles from the flash. tossed out of all Central and South America. Worse still, the entire product of the offending studio may be excluded. . It Was A Great Film While H Lasted. Chances are that Universal's film would have provoked the hottest diplomatic incident in conematic history. A Mexican consul declared that it would start a war. Yet, to neutral observer, the picture was one of the funniest silent movies ever made. The story dealt with the adventures of some Americans in Mexico during the regime of the Austrian archduke and his empress. It was intended to be heavy drama. But Director James Home, who was a comedy specialist anyway, soon found that the situations just naturally played for laughs. And pretty soon he gave up trying to make a serious epic. He'd have hundreds of men and animals, struggling along in tho desert, all flop down in their tracks at the stroke of siesta time. A running gag in the picture involved an elderly, bed-ridden Mexican woman whose coverlet somehow concealed at least SO dogs which would leap out and skceaddle when anyone came into the room. One individual was always incurring the displeasure of the emperor, who repeatedly ordered him shot, who repeatedly ordered him shot. But the firing squad just couldn't seem to hit It was quite a picture. For several "Okay, I ran over your pig, but you're asking loo much. Lei's tune in on the hog quotations on my radio ami see what he's worthy dime's latest is a scenario about n fly. He would open the picture with the fly having fun sliding down the howl of a spoon. Suddenly the fly loses his balance and falls into some soup. His wings are heavy and. sticky, nnd he just managed to crawl up at a floating crouton. For three days and nights the fly remain in this predicament. He's stiirving todeath. He can't eat the crouton because would drown then. And, he can't drink lha soup because i it's green turtle, which always gives him indigestion. But at last he is rescued by a handsome young man. Ten years pass. The fly is old ami rheumatic. The man has become involved .viih gangsters, falsely convicted of murder, and sentenced to die. When the old fly hears of his benefactor's plight, he buz/.es to the governor's office, dives' into the ink bottle, walks across a pardon form and forges the governor's name, and then drops dead, his obligation repaid. Cline says if that doesn't click he has other and screwier ideas. Says He Was 43 During Civil War CHATTANOOGA, Tcnn.—WP)— "Uncle" Mark Trash, venerable negro who lives in a two-room long cabin in Chicamauga Park and says he is 117 years old, is looking forward to a reunion with his twin brother. The brother has been for many years a Baptist missionary in Africa and now "Uncle" Mark has a letter saying he is returning soon to Chattanooga for the anniversary of tho Civil war battle fought hero. Both he and his brother saw the battle, "Uncle" Mark says. "We were 43 years old then," ho acids. Switzerland is a confederation of 22 cantons which are joined under a federal constitution, with large power of local control rctaine by each canton. Want It Printed We'll have a printing expert call on you, and you'll have an economical, high quality job. Whatever your needs, we can serve them. Star Publishing COMPANY "Printing That Makes an Impresslou"

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