Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 23, 1938 · Page 1
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r.rg- "v* Hempstead County Fair September 20-24; Livestock Show; Household Arts and Agricultural Exhibits-$l,000 in Cash Prizes. Dance Teacher Shot as Gunmen Use Her for Shield in Fight Girl, 18, Wounded, Bookmaker and His Robber-Assailant Are Killed as Police Foil Chicago Holdup CiriCAGO.—</P)—Lucille Suinmcrficld, 18, dancing teacher, was critically wounded Friday while being used as a gunman's shield during a fight in which two men were killed and four wounded. — « -The girl was shot when three RUII- mcii, trapped in a handbook holdup, tried to shoot their way past policemen. John Bnzfliiln, 33, was slain when he refused to hand the money over to the robbers. James Gilfoy, 30, ex-convict, was slain by police in the fight. Another robber and two policemen were wounded; and a third robber was captured unharmed. .»»•. Fair Admission Is Cut to 10 Cents; Premiums Ready Reduced Gate Fee to Take Effect Here Saturday Night TO PAY NEXT WEEK Premium Checks, Being Written Now, Distributed Then Tlie executive committee of the Hempstead County Fair association has decided to reduce the gale fee to 10 cents for adults after 6 p. m. Saturday. Tills-action was taken after it was apparent there will be sufficient funds to pay all premiums and other expenses of the Fair. Crowds have increased ever clay since the Fair opened Tuesday, and Friday and Saturday crowds arc expected to be es'cn larger. School basses from every section of the county citmc into day loaded with school children md Saturday's crowd is expected to break all records. nrcmiums Next Week Checks for premiums urc beiiiR made out but this will not be completed before Saturday, so all who have won premiums arc asked to wait until next week to call for them. Positively no checks fo r premiums will be given out until next week. Livestock day was a big success. There were more purebred on exhibition f:l Fair park Thursday than has ever been seen at a previous fair. Lee Garland, superintendent of the Livestock division, set a high mark for future fairs in both quantity and quality rjf exhibits. A tier of seaus was provided for those who wanted to sec iiow livestock are judged and it was filled to capacity. Paul Carruth, Ouachita county agent, and Superintendent of Beef Type Cattle at the Arkansas Livestock Show in Little Rnck did the judging and explained, in detail how each award was made. Race Winners The race at 3.p. m. attracted a good crowd who enjoyed the three horse race that ended in a dead beat for first plc.cc between horses entered by F. A. Spraguc and Jewell Moore, Jr. The horse entered by Dock Wyatt ran second and all three horses were awarded prizes of $2.5(1, as the first prize Was. divided between the two winners. The Free Act attracted attention as one of the best features of the Fair. The act consists of whip cracking, sharp shooting and trapeze acting, all of which arc lop notch. The Hope High School Band gave -in unusually good concert at 4 p. m. and were rewarded will) all the rides they wanted. A full list of winners of premiums will be ready for tomorrow's paper. Girl Scout Week Proclaimed Here Noted Sculptors Compete for Job Bronze Panel for Associated Press Building Is Planned NEW YORK— (/D— American sculptors are engaged on more private commissions nnd competitions than on government WPA projects, according to a survey of the 270 official entries received from sculptors in 26 states, in the competition for a bronze panel for the entrance to the Associated Press building in Rockefeller Center. The competition, entry for whicl closed on August 15, has attracted Uic interest of some of the country's outstanding sculptors. A public exhibition of the models will be held in Rockefeller Center after the close of the competition on September 30. Sculptoi-s between the ages of 18 and 74 arc working on their models for a panel, the theme of which mu.st pertain to news, its gathering or distribu- , • . °" or any ° lhcr ° the sllb J cct appropriatc. The cimpetition has attracted twice as many men as women In several instances husbands ant wives arc collaborating. A survey of the registrations indicates that twentieth century art Ihrivo best in such cities as New York, Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, Los Angclo and Denver. The winner of the first prize wil .receive ?1,000, with an additional compensation of ?i;,500 for executing the panel in bronze. Hope Star ,. '.'M ~ WBATHER. Arkansas—Fair Friday night and Saturday; cooler in northwest and north central portions Saturday afternoon. VOLUME 39—NUMBER 298 HOPE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1938 PRICE 5c COPY HITLER. CHAMBERLAIN BREAK PARLEY # £ •fr Bobcats Play First Home Game at 8 p.m. Friday - O --- • - : - - --- 1 - . : - ... Team in Shape for Conference Game With_0arksvillc Pro-Game Dopesters Give Hope Squad Slight Advantage EXPECT EIK1 CROWD Tickets on Sale Now Three Downtown Places at Drive to Be Launched Clear Debt on Girl Scout Hut to Mayor Albert Graves Friday issued a proclamation declaring the week of October 3 to 8 a.s Girl Scout week in 7Iope. During that week every Ward in Hope will be canvassed by committees which will sell cookies, the money to pay off the debt on the Girl Scout hut at Fair park. Mayor Graves' proclamation follows: WHEREAS, The Girl Seoul movement is one of the strongest forces for good in the City of Hope; and, WHEREAS, The activities of this organization are a source of pride to the entire citizenship of our city: Now, THEREFORE, I, Albert Graves, Mayor of the City of Hone, by authority vested in me by the ordinances of said City, do hereby proclaim and set aside the week of October 3d through October 8th, 1838 as Girl Scout Week. Witness my hand and seal on this 22nd day of September, 1938. ALBERT GRAVES (SEAL,) Mayor of the City of Hope, Arkansas Politicians Use Music in Honolulu Can'did'ates , B r i n g 0 ut Their Ukeleles in Campaign HONOLULU—Not all Americans re gard the politician who strums an sings for his votes as a new charactci Americans in the Hawaiian Island are used to hillbilly politicians. Ii fact, it i.s evident—a.s the candidates there .scramble for their ukelelcs in the present campaign—that anyone rush enough to slum the hillbilly technique and stick to political issues would be booed off his stump. To islanders, who consider politics their major recreation, the skill of a candidate's hula troupe often outweighs the fluency of his promises. Generally, they judge his popularity by the number of flower leis draped about his neck as he rises to speak; find his ability by his proficiency in foreign languages. What he says usually is described as "hoomalimali," the Hawaiian equivalent of "banana oil." Before the October 1 primary, speakers will discuss a multitude of local problems, President Roosevelt and the New Deal. But voters, who flock to political rallies a.s gleefully as circuses, arc more interested in the show. Candidates for every major office present their own hula troupes and musicians. Dances frequently are longer than speeches. Hawaiians, with some 31,000 rcgi istcrcd voters, arc the most important racial group. Japanese rank numerically second and no heller than fourlh in influence. Appealing to Hawaiians, one candidate (Mayor Charles S. Crane, Republican) already has introduced a campaign song which, when sung and danced, will describe his exploits glowingly. The first two lines go this way: "Ho inoa keia no Charles S. Crane, Ka meia okc ,kdlana, Oahua. ..." (I sing the praises of Charles S. Crane, The mayor of the county of Oahu. . . .) Settlement of Turk-Greek Minorities Problem Foreshadowed Czech Solution The Hope High School football lean ruled a.s a slight favorite-to win its first conference tilt of the season a.s the Bobcats awaited the kickoff that will send them against the Clarksville Panthers at 8 o'clock Friday night. The Bobcats, making. their home debut, will pack a 13-pound weight advantage over Ihe crimson team from Clarksville, .according, to weights announced by Coaches Hammons of Hopi and Melheny oPthe visiting team. Bobcats Arc Ready Hammons said'his team was ready and lhal he expected a better showing than the Bobcats made at Haynesville, La,, last week where the team opened the season with a 9 to 7 win. "The squad ha.s shown some improvement this week in blocking and in getting away with greater speed with the ball. "I expect, the Clarksville team to do lots of passing against us. We're going to do some ourselves. This should make it a wide-open, hard-fought game from the start. "As lo the condition of Ihe tcam, 1 have four men on the ailing list. One is definitely out, Loy Ward, end, but the other three will see action. Ward has a knee injury which may keep him out for two more weeks. "Coleman and Baker, halfbacks, will )>c hampered some, bill both will get into the game. Dean Parsons, guard, has boils on one of his arms. Parsons will start at his regular guard position. Other members of the team are in pretty good condition," the coach concluded. Citizens Swapped by Two Countries, and Peace Comes Hatred of Greek for Turk, One of Classics of History . A LEAGUE SOLUTION ,® (Sates Open at 7 Entrance gates to the high school stadium will open at 7 o'clock. Tickets will go on sale then. Fans, however, may purchase their tickets in advance at either Hope Confectionery, Jacks News .Stand or Webb's News Stand. Smackover coaches and players, the Bobcats' next opponents, are expected to witness the game here Friday night. Smackover defeated Norphlct Thursday night. Coach Uammons scouted the game, and reported the Buckarous looked good. Oilier Conference (iames Three other conference games will be played Friday night. Fine Bluff, defending champions, clash with Blytheville at Pine Bluff. The Zebras, who walloped McGehee li!l-0 in last week's opener, arc rated as (Continued on Page Three) The word Friday comes from Friga. the Scandinavian Venus who was goddess of peace, fertility and rirhes. A Thought Gob is a circle whose center is everywhere, and its circumference nowhere.—Smpcdocles. A numismatist who was a resident of the capital of Iran discovered one day in the works of Lewis Carroll what he believed to be an antilogy. What was the man's specialty, where did he live, what did he believe he discovered, and what was Lewis Carroll's real name? Ajuiwerou Classified Page The Probable Starting Lineup HOPE Fulkcrson 180 Green 190 Quiinby 150 R. Taylor 170 Parsons 170 Simpson 250 Ellen 166 Samuels 132 Coleman 149 Eason 180 Daniels 180 Team Average Line Average Backfield Average Left End Left Tackle Lefl Guard Center . Right Guard Right Tackle .. Right End Quarter Left Half . Right Half Fullback t CLARKSVILLE Snow 152 ..Bean 175 Scarborough 161 . Allison 154 ... W. Hamzy 176 R. Hudson 17.S Yarborough 174 McNally 142 Blackarcl 154 13. Dclmonego 151 F. Dclmonego 162 . 174 Team Average 161 . 182 Line Average ... 166 160 Backfield Average 152 Moved Turks Out of Greece, and' Greeks Out of Turkey Uy WILLIS THORNTON NKA Service Staff Correspondent Good-will, good sense; and infinite patience have solved national minority problems no less vexatious than that of the Sudeten Germans in Czechoslovakia. The suggestion has been cabled to French, Czechoslovakia and British authorities that they look to Greece and Turkey for the answer to the problem thai now worries Europe. Those Iwo countries were for many years blood-thirsty enemies. During the World war, massacre, torture, and the most ruthless warfare were the rule whenever Turkey and Greece crossed paths. In 1921-22, another war between them carried forward the olden feud. During that war, Greeks living in Constantinople a.goilated against the Turkish government and actively worked against it by collecting money and enlisting volunteers to fight with Ihe Greeks. The feeling between the two countries was as bad as it is possible for feeling to get. The League Steps In The war over, the Greek army defeated and the Turks victorious, hundreds of i thousands of refugees were stranded "on the wrong side" of the armistice lines. The Turks had shipped home thousands of Greek wom- anil children refugees, interning the males of mililary age. Many thousands of Greeks, with a well-defined community life headed by the Oecu- menical Patriarch, a religious leader, remained in Constantinople. But ill-feeling had reached a point where il was hopeless lo expect that Grcck.s in Turkey would ever do anything but. hate the Turkish government, or vice versa. Both countries ad- milled that, both wished it were rid of unreconciled people in their midst. Then the League of Nations stepped in. Dr. Fridtjof Nansen, its representative, proposed an exchange of Christians in Turkey for Mohammedans in Greece. Conferences were held at Lausanne, Switzerland, and on January SO, 1923, an exchange plan was agreed lo. Between 1,300,000 Greeks and -100,000 Turks were affected. A Mixed Commission was appointed, four men from cadi country concerned, and three from League members not involved in the World war. It was their job lo arrange all t.hc details, to decide who belonged lo the classes of people to be exchanged, protect a.s well as possible the right of who left property behind, provide tranpnrtation. and conduct the va.sl detail of the business end of such a vast migration. Within five months, 40.000 Turks had been moved. The Turkish government provided them with land, seed, implements, and a five-year tax exemption. There was much suffering and dissatisfaction, and undoubtedly some injustices were chargeable to the (Mixed Commission. But results were being obtained. By the end of 1D24. about 370,000 Moslems had left Greek soil for Anatolia. Disputes Aplenty Many Grcck.s preferred to tlay in Constantinople, creating another problem. Even some of those classified by the treaty a.s "exchangeable" resisted. The Turkish representatives several times withdrew from the joint admin- France Threatens War If Germany Takes Czech Land Europe's New "Peace" Falls Apart Like.Ho.use of Cards PROSPECT DARKEN S Polish! Also Organize 'Free Corps'-—-Russia Warns Poland • By the Associated Press . Radical-Soclalis.t deputies Friday night quoted' Premier" Daladier of France^"as declaring; -"If "Germany enters Czechoslovakia' France will face her-engagements." • . • - . .France is pledged to go. to Cz^cho- 1 ' Slovakia's aid should the latter . be the victom 6f 'ah ".unprovoked aggression." •• ..--•• : : > Peace and goodwill between nations lone enemies is being celebrated above. The tinkle of wine' 'glasses marks the successful close of a patient seven-year effort to solve a racial minority problem I no less bitter than the one now convulsing Europe. Eleutherios Venizelos, right, represented Greece [and Ismct Paslia, left, represented Turkey in the negotiations which concluded an exchange of ^minority population" between the two countries, " ~. — ~~ •'. (Continued on Page Thrive) Graves Tells of PWA Negotiations Reviews Courthouse for Rotary—Walter Gregory, Chicago, Guest Mayor Albert Graves explained lo Hope Rotary club Friday noon at Hotel Barlow that tlic four Arkansas cities, Menn, Newport, Clarendon and Sheridan, which received PWA assurance of loan-grants Thursday had obtained approval of their projects under the old PWA authority. They had obtained approval, but the money ran out, and so they were already waiting when the new money was authorized, the mayor said. He pointed out that Hempstead county, which failed to obtain a definite commitment of PWA action on its courthouse proposal, was in a less favorable position, but he expressed the hope that since an exception had been made by PWA in the case of these other towns, the local project later might albo be exempt from the rule requiring bond issues to be voted on before October 1. Under Arkansas law no bond election maj be held legally before November 8, the general election dale and there arc probably 15 states faced with a similar conflict between state 1 law and federal procedure, the mayor said, following his return from an emergency trip to Washington, D. C., in behalf of the courthou.se project. Probably Ihe most important issue complicating the Hempstead county project i.s the election contest, which is still pending, the mayor said. Clearing up of lhal question might expedite PWA adion, he pointed out; but added thai .so many important projects, such »b Ihe New Orleans port undertaking, are also temporarily barred) from PWA help thai it seems likely the federal agency will lake a broader view of matters later on. Mr. Graves .said he obtained a halfway promise from PW to give Hcmp- sAtead county its loan-grant oui of any unexpended appropriations. The mayor said he believed il would be safcsl for Ihe county to proceed with its courthouse bond election as planned November 8, meanwhile con- luiuing negotiations with (he PWA. A club guest Friday was Walter Gregory, president of the famed Palmer House at Chicago, and chairman of Chicago's State §trccl Council. Mr. Gregory is en rpute to the American Hotel associfltJQii convention at Galveston, Te« Flexible Rule on Storm Death Toll "Wage-Hour" Law Now Reaches 483 'Border-Line" Employers New England's Property Must Decide Interstate » Clause WASHINGTON-(/P)—Thousands of employers must decide next month whether the new wage-hour law applies to their businesses. Officials of the wage-hour administration explained Friday that in innumerable border-line cases—businesses partly engaged in interstate and partly in intra-state commerce—the proprietors must determine for themselves whether the workers are participating in and producing goods for interstate commerce. Calvcrt Magruder, general wage- hour counsel, said there will be no "pat definition" of interstate commerce. The law becomes effective October Germjuiy Says "Now; 1 PARIS, France—(fl 5 )—The TFrench news agency reported Friday that the Godesberg conference had been interrupted by Hitler's demand on Premier Chamberlain of England that Germany be. permitted immediately to occupy the zone of the Sudeten region, ~ . MIND Your MANNERS T. M. Res. U.-S. Pat. OS. Test your knowledge of correct social usage by answering the following questions, then checking against the authoritative answers below: 1. It it customary lo send out formal announcements for a remarriage? Z. Is it essential thai "at home" cards be included with wedding ; nnouncenients? 3. What determines the number of ushers yt a church wedding? May a young married wumun serve as bridesmaid? 5. I.s it good taste for second marriage to be made occasions for elaborate festivities? Whi.t would you do if— Ytui are planning for the cutting of the wedding cake after the bride ha.s cut the first piece? Would you have— (a.i Her continue to cut il all? (b) Each guest cut bus own piece? lei The maid cut it? Answers I. No, but it would be quite all 'right. No, 3. Number of guests and size of church. 4. Yes. 5. No. Best "What Would You Do" solution^Cb). .oj.- (c)—ior perhaps ask Damage to Total >/•• Billion Dolars By the Associated Press The danger of flood drew closer Friday in many sections of the hurricane-stricken Northeast, as the long list of storm dead approached 500. Connecticut!, Massachusetts. New Hampshire, Vermont, New York and New Jersey rivers were rising. At many points rain fell. Sections of Connecticut appeared graveful menaced. At Hartford men worked desperately piling sandbags upon the Connecticut river's dykes. Rhode Island was the hardest hit, reporting 250 dead and damage estimated at 100 million. This was the only official damage estimate, but indications were that the loss for the entire area would roach % billion dollars. The known dead by states: Rhode Island 247; Massachusetts 112; Connecticut 57; New York 48; New Hampshire 13; Vermont, New Jersey, Quebec (Canada) two each—total 483. Deaths Near 300 BOSTON, Mass.—(/P)—'Ihc list of dead in hurricane-twisted New England rose toward the 300 mark Thursday night .as communication was restored slowly to isolated communities. Property damage was counted in the tens of millions. Crops were destroyed, orchards uprooted and highways remained littered with trees and telegraph polls. Rising river waters inundated lowlands in the western sec- lion of Massachusetts and Connecticut and portions of New Hampshire. Many of those who met death slill were unidentified Thursday night and there was no word from .scores of New Hampshire, Vermont and Rhode Island communities bereft of communication facilities for more than 24 hours. The loll was far from complete. There were 96 known dead in Massachusetts, 96 in Rhode Island, 31 in Connecticut, 13 in New Hampshire and two in Vermont. In Westerly, R. 1., where the toll appeared largest of any -•-ingle fomnumily, there were 30 known dead, and the Providence (R. I.) BulletLn reported at least 40 others were missing Fire ruins marked Peterboro, N. H, Food Shortages Massachusetts public health officials ordered residents of the flooded areas to boil their water. Truck- At Godesburg, Hitler and Cham- • berlain exchanged notes across the Rhine after suspension- of their conversation on the European crisis. There was no official Information as to what Chamberlain's letter said, what Hitler replied, or when the conversations assuring Europe's peace at the cost. of dismemberment of Czechoslovakia would be resumed. A rising storm of protest against the unprecedented price of Europe's peace, and the new clamor for other Czechoslovak, minorities besides the Sudeten Germans, put a dark background behind the meeting at Godesburg. At least eight' were reported killed in Sudetenland border disorders, and many were injured. Recruiting officers for the "Polish Free Corps" were opened at Warsaw, across the border from the Polish-inhabited areas of Czechoslovakia. Moscow announced Soviet Russia had warned Poland that their mutual non-aggression pact would be considered nullified if Polish troops marched into Czechoslovakia. At Geneva, Soviet Foreign Commissar Vitvinoff told the League of Nations Soviet Russia might voluntarily aid Czechoslovakia. Trgops along France's Belgian and German frontiers were ordered Friday to take up positions ready for an emergency. (Continued on Page Three) Czechs Trust Army Head PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia—W-Gen. Jan Syrovy, 50, inspector general of the Czechoslovak army, formed a new cabinet Thursday to cope with the republic's rising anger over surrender of its Sudeten area to Germany. The veteran campaigner, considered friendly toward Soviet Russia, succeeded Premier Milan Hodza, who. : cabinet resigned earlier in the day in the face of resentment against the government's capitulation to Anglo- French pressure designed to appease Adolf Hitler. General Syrovy, emerging as the republic's strong man, took over the War Ministry portfolio in addition to the premiership. He lost an eye while fighting in the famed Czech Legion with the Russian armies against Germany during the World war. It was during this service tlvat his warm friendship developed with the Russians. The only holdover from the Hodza cabinet was Foreign Minister Kamil Krofta, who shared with President Eduuard Benes and Hodza the decision to cede Sudetenland to Germany at the insistent prodding of (Continued on Page Three) Cotton NEW ORLEANS.— (P)— October co1- ton owned Friday at 7.97 and closed at 7.94. Spot cotton closed steady six points lower, middling 7.89.

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