Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on October 4, 1938 · Page 1
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October 3-8 Is Girl Scout Week-Buy a Cookie and Help Lift Debt From Hope's Girl Scout Hut. Champ Clark Just Missed, But Son May Be Democrats' Choice Hope Star WEATHER. Arkansas — -Fair and slightly warmer in north and central portions Tuesday night; Wednesday partly cloudy. VOLUME 39—NUMBER 307 HOPE, ARKAKNSAS, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4,1938 PRICE 5c COPY SENTEN TO # ft ft PWA Approval for New Fire Station Announced Construction to Begin in 6 Weeks Says Mayor Graves $26,08] Building to Be Erected at Second and Laurel GRANT OF $12,006 New Two-Story Building to Be of Brick and Concrete * From whatever Valhalla provided rest from the political wars for fighting; Champ Clark, his shade looks down on another fighting Clark, son Bennett Champ, who looms increasingly important as a possible Democratic presidential nominee, an honor that eluded his father in the 1912 party convention that nominated Woodrow AVilson. By UODNEY DUTCHER NEA Service Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON—Twenty-six yorirs Bgo a young Missourian struggled ami .suffered nt 11 national party convention ns his father's presidential hopes were shattered against the ancient Democratic two-thirds rule. . _ (5) T WO years ago Senator Bennett Champ Clark of Missouri, son of House Speaker Champ Clark who won a majority of delegates at Baltimore in 1012 but lost the nomination to Wood- Green Says Lewis, Once Red-Baiter, Has Joined Them AFL President Lashes CIO Chief at Houston Convention FEDERAL CONTROL Green C h a rg e s Labor Board Is Ally of CIO, and Demands Change HOUSTON, Texas.— (/]>) —William Green shook his fist Monday and accused John L. Lewis of leading an industrial union movement that Lewis labeled 1-1 years ago as "one of the objective* of tin; Communist Intorna- Hungary Presses Czech Claims as Peace Is Debated Hitler Parades, Premiers Defend Selves, Hungary Threatens PEACE ADVANCING The president of the American Federation of Labor, opening its national convention, vigorously attacked the C I. O. rliiiinnan. Hhe shouted thai Lewis n li)24 gavca senate committee ; statement charging Communists were attempting to gain control of the A F. of L to reach an objective of "one bin union." "He is now engaged in leading a movement which lias that very thing for its objective," Greon said. He produced a newspaper clipping describing a speech Ijowis dclievored last month at the Latin-American Trade Union Congress in Mexico City. Green pictured Lewis addressing a throng of "denim clad workers" waving red flags in a bull ring in Mexico City. He termed the bull ring a "filling and appropriate place" for the .speech. lirands Labor Hoard Green turned to labor legislation and asserted: '•Aniciican labor wil governmental control mi-ill dictation." He branded the National Labor Relations Board "an ally of the C. 1. O.", and added "we won't stand for that." He said the federation would ask conyer.ss to amend the Wagner Labor Act and then urged American employers to accept the doctrine of the A. F. of L. He asked employers to accord labor collective bargaining rights and urge (Ithem to pay wages as high as industry can bear. Repeats Alleged Statement Green reead what he said were the inv, Wilftpn, personally swung the a*, wliicnkiifcd IfTot rule. In 1940, Bennett Champ may wir the Democratic nomination because the .wo-thirds rule is dead. There are 'actors in the party's internal situa- ion which suggest the possibility. Big, Rosy-Cheeked, round-faced Clark—vigorous, relatively young and nn orator of talent and force—is the outstanding presidential prospect iimong anti-New Deal Democrats who liope to keep Roosevelt from dominating the next convention. A Garner Favorite He is a favorite of Vice President John Garner and an intimate friend of National Chairman James Farley —who between them may choose the next Democratic nominee. He has been boomed by Bos Tom Pemlcrgast of Kansas City and hi.s recent overwhelming primary victory leaves no doubt he is Missouri's favorite son. Anathema to New Dealers after voting repeatedly against administration measures. Clark has scant hope of a Roosevelt blessing. He also is unpopular with organized labor. These handicaps make it easy to imagine a convention in which lie might get majority but not the two-thirds vote previously needed for nomination. Often Clark has praised Roosevelt and the bulk of his policies. Bui he is a states' rights Democrat who seems to believe in "states' rights" as a principle rather than as a cloak for Tory- ism. War profiteering is a pel hate and lit seeks laws against it. Ami isolationist be wants neutrality laws strict enough to guarantee against American cntr> into ajiy war. He was the most forceful, hard-hiuinn member of the Senale Munitions Committee. drew Dp With Party Clark has been at every Democrat! convention since I'JIK). Born Januar. 8 (Andrew Jackson's birthday) in 1890 le soon found himself growing up in Washington as a congressman's son. Ho not tolerate was campaigning a.s 1-1 and a precinct govern- captain in Pike county at 16. Missouri Construction of Hope's new $2fi.G8; Tire station is expected to gel under way within the next six weeks, Mayo Albert Graves announced Tuesday up on receipt of a telegram from Wash ington announcing that the PWA ha approved a grant calling for 45 per con of the construction cost. The telegram was from Garrc Whiteside, secretary to Senator Hatli W. Caraway of Arkansas, which sai that PWA officials had approved grant for $12,006. The telegram: 'Pleased to advise that PWA has ar proved grant of $12,006 for your fii station." City to Share Expense Mayor Graves said the city govern- i mcnt had authorized an appropriation of $14,675 which will be added to the PWA grant. He said plans for the new building were about complete and that bids for construction would be received soon. The new fire station will be located at Second and Laurel streets, directly across the street from the Black apartments. The city purchased the site several weeks ago from the Bcmis estate of Prcscott. The property comprises three lots, Nos. 10, 11 and 12 in block 31. The purchase price of the lots were $1,800. Two-Story Building The new building will be two stories, constructed of brick and concrete with a large space on the upper floor. Removal of the fire department from Is present quarters on Third street las been planned for several years. The present quarters of the fire de- Kirlmcnl used to be the location of the city jail. The location is owned New Era of Friendship foi France, Germany— Britain and Italy BULLETIN PARIS, France—(/TV-The Chamber of Deputies approved the foreign policy of Premier Daladier Tuesday night by a vote of 555 to 75 after hearing the premier's defense cf the four-power Munich accord for dismemberment of Czechoslovakia. BULLETIN LONDON, Eng.— (fP)— A. Reuters (British news agency) dispatch from Prague Tuesday night reported that the Czech government under General Jan Syrovy had resigned. How German Troops Move Into Sudetenland the but quarters were too cramped for a modern fire station, and tourist traffic on Third street (No. G7> made it a hazardous route for the firemen to follow. Hope- Project Approved WASinNGTON.-f/n—Among grants approved Tuesday by the Public Works Administration iPWA) were: Camden, Ark., schools, 529,250. Hope, Ark., fire station, §12.006. A barrel of flour contains 1UG lbs. (Continued on Page Three) A gentleman whose first name was the same a.s the first name of President Cleveland, and who hailed from the capital of Finland once remarked thai he didn't like Palindromes because he was always afraid the bicycles might .shuut off the track. What was the gentleman's first name, what city did he hail from, what word had he confused with "palindrome," and what is u palindrome? Air wi'i- on t'UuJMtficil Page md Columbia Universities taught him. le studied parliamentary law and be •UMIC House parliamentarian under his 'alhqr. A wartime officers' training school ient Clark out us a captain. He became the youngest colonel in the A. E. F., objecting vigorously to transfer from Ihe firing line to general staff school. l''or u while he was national coin- naiuler of the American Legion, which iif helped incorporate. He practiced law. campaigned for Senator James Reed in VK'i and wrote a biography of John Quincy Adams. When Pendergust ivftiM-il to support him for senator in IMi!, Chirk ran away, and won us u wet over the straddling machine candidate who was u dry. Pendcrgas! later made pence. F.crly in the New Deal Clark began voting against grants o extraordinary powers to the President. In 1936 Farley ocred Clark eilhei the temporary or permanent chairmanship o the Philadelphia convention Clark preferred to become chairman ol resolutions, so he could abolish the two-thirds rule—one of the great ambitions of his life. Clark never has personally altackci the President and occasionally stil pays him a handsome tribute. Hittei foe of the Court Plan, he was no parlj to the "filibuster" against it, prefer (Continued on Page Tlirce) MIND Your MANNERS T. M. Rtg. U.-S. fti. 00. Test your knowledge of correct social usage by answerring the following questions, then checking against the authoritative answers below: 1. Is it wise for a young man to keep asking for dates from a girl who has persistently turned him down'.' 2. Is it quite proper for a girl to go on to a dinner with a man the has just met at a cocktail pni ty'.' 3. Is it correct for young people to introduce each other without using "Mr." and "Miss " as "Alice Munson, Ted Bailey"? ' L May a girl accept an inexpensive piece of jewelery with a fraternity emblem on il from a man she i,s dating'.' 5. Should .she accept an expensive piece of jewelry from him'.' What would you say if— You arc a girl and a young man whom you have just met and like, asks 'May 1 call you up some lime'.'" la) "Please do. You'll find our number in the directory—the MeElroys who live on Twentieth Street'".' ib> "I'd love lo have you. Make . it soon"? <c> Casually, "Yes, if you care lo"? Answers 1. No, he should take her hint 2. Ye.s. 3. Yes. 4. Yes. 5. No. Best "What Would You Do" solution—(a). (Copyright l'J38, NEA Service. Inc.i By the Associated Press Adolf Hitler went ahead Tuesday with a triumphal tour of Sudetenland, while the British and French governments defended the roles they, playcv" giving him a-bloodless victory. Britain's prime minister, Neville Chamberlain, faced an angry opposition for the second conseculive day and beard his "peace with honor" Munich accord bitterly assailed by Major Clement R. Attlcc, Herbert Morrison, and other labor leaders. But his policies were defended by his colleagues in the cabinet, and his predecessor as prime minister. Earl Baldwin, who declared in his maiden speech in the House of Lords: "I rejoice in what my old colleague the present chief, has accomplished." The government expected to end debate Wednesday when it presents motion approving Chamberlain's actions. France and Germany Premier Edouard Daladicr, addressing a special session of the Frencl parliament, announced a new area o friendly relations with Germany am Italy, and paid homage to Prcsiden Roosevelt's peace messages during Europe's crisis. Before Daladicr went before the par liamcnt, the cabinet unanimously ap proved a plan to give the govern mcnt decree powers to "rebuil Fiance's economy and finances." Thi measure is expected to be submitted parliament sometimes Tuesday. Diplomatic sources disclosed at Rom that overtures for a settlement of dil ferences between Britain and Italy ha begun with a meeting between th Earl of Perth, Britain's ambassado and Foreign Minister Count Galcaz Cioiio, of Italy. TERRITORY TO BE OCCUPIED OCT. 6-7 CZECHOSLOVAKIA TERRITORY TO BE OCCUPIED OCT, 1-2 ^ AREAS WHERE PLEBISCITES WILL BE HELD AREAS TO BE OCCUPIED BY GERMAN ARMV J.B.Anderson and Wife Convicted of Killing at Spa Found Guilty After 14- Hour Trial for Slaying of Eldon Cooley OTHERS TO*FOLLOW Hungary Threatens Czechs BUDAPEST, Hungary—(/!>)—Numc: ou.s war veterans more than 45 yea old had ordered to report lo the nea cst army recruiting station Tuesday r the Huugaian government pressed 1 claims to Hungarian minority territo ies in Czechoslovakia, The requisition of certain raw m ttrials, and orders prohibiting cxpor of metals, textiles, chemicals and leal! er, made known Tuesday, apparent indicated that Hungary is prcparii for all eventualities. While the foreign office awaiti Prague's answer to the note whii demanded an immediate beginning negotiations for the return of Hu: Wliile the rest of the world breathes easier with, threat of general European war at least temporarily averted, little Czechoslovakia watches Adolf Hitler's legions march into four areas that go to Germany automatically under the four-power agreement reached at Munich between Hitler, Britam's Chamberlain, Italy's Mussolini and France's Daladicr, First to be occupied is a southern area along the Bavarian frontier. German}- slices off a curve of Czecho territory bulging into Bavaria and Austria. Next, German troops were to move into a region in the north bordering on Saxony, cutting off two knobs of Czechoslovakia that formerly jutted into Germany. Ti take over next is the hotbed of Kom-ad Henlebi's Nazi activities, the area around Eger and Asch in the extreme western end of the country. And finally Hitler's soldiers march into the section along the northern border of the Czech state near Poland. The map above shows where a nd when the occupation is being made. Shown also are the areas in which an international commission will probably supervise plebiscites to see whether the territory will remain part of Czechoslovakia or go to Germany. (Continued on Page Three) Rebels Drop Bread on Spanish Capita! 178,000 Loaves Used to Celebrate Franco's 2nd Anniversary HENDAYE. Franco-Spanish Border —1/IV-Spunish insurgents said Monday they "bombed" Madrid with 178,000 loves of bread. Loaves one-quarter ol a pound each were cast on the former Spanish capital, insurgent dispatches said, while government anti-aircraft batteries blazed away at the "bombers." Insurgents said the bread was a gif from the insurgents to the people o Madrid in honor of the second anniversary of General Franco's accessioi to the post of chief of state in insur urnl territory. Cookie Sale Going Over Big in Hope Girl Scouts Compete for Awards for Biggest Sale of Week Girl Scout Week, which was proclaimed by Mayor Graves for the dates October 3 through 8, is being featured by their cookie Sale which started Monday. The first order of 500 boxes has been practically exhausted. The plan of finishing up the remainder of the 2000 boxes, has been given over entirely to the girls, and solicitation is not limited biy any street or Ward. Each girl may sell wherever there is a willing buyer. The Girl Scout Council has offered three prizes to those who .sell the greatest number for the remainder of the week. The first prize is a Girl Scou sweater, a thing coveted by all Scouts .second prize, a house coat; third prize a compact. The ten who rank righcs in selling will be given rccognitioi through the paper each day. Below is a list of the girl smuts ii the city of Hope. If you are solicits by any one of these, you know you an buying from an authorized scout, Troop I Mrs. Clyde Monts, captain. Martli Jane Eason, Mary Stuart Jack.sui Maxinc Wyatt. Norma Jean Duke, June Duke, Frances Bruner. Jirmita Gordon, Dorothy Ruth Doods, Carolyn Robertson. Marjic O'Neal. France.-: Gwen Williams, Frances Hollonum, Marian Crutchfit-Id. Ruth Bowdcn. Virginia O'Neal, Kunice Dale Bak This Is Real News: Somebody's Swiped Police Chiefs Dog Of all things—somebody stole the chief of police's dog! C. E. Baker, police chief and sheriff- elect, came to The Star office Tuesday noon to advertise his loss, but The Star considered that when anyone swipes something from an officer it's news, not advertising. Furthermore, the stolen dog is a police dog. He's 5 years old, dark gray, weighs 70 pounds, has a collar and a vaccination lag, and answers to the name "Boclie." He was stolen a week ago Monday, either from Chief Baker's home on East Division street, or downtown. If anybody knows anything, let them start talking. Hartsf ield Rites at 2:30 Wednesday Funeral to Be Held From Holly Grove Church North of Hope Funeral services for W. J. (Uncle Jacki Hartsnclcl, who died early Monday at bis home north of Hope, were announced for 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon from the Holly Grove church. The Rev. Floyd Queen of Hot Springs will conduct the services, assisted by the- Rev. Mr. Scott, of Norphlet and Barnsdall to Shut Down Its Refinery Unprofitable Operations Blamed for Action at Tulsa, Okla. TULSA, Okla.—(/P)—The Bamsdall Refining corporation announced Tuesday it would close its refinery at Barnsdall October 15 because of low prices of refined oil products which make operation of the plant unprofitable at present. As a result, the Barnsdall Oil company, which has no connection with the refinery except as a transporter of crude oil through a gathering system, will be forced to cease operations. Accuse Two as Their Pals —No Woman Ever Executed in Arkansas HOT SPRINGS, Ark.-(/P)-Joseph B. Anderson, 37, and his 33-year-old wife Lucille, late Monday night were condemned to death in the electric chair after a 14-hour trial for the robbery- killing of Eldon Cooley, grocery chaiin official, here September 8. A circuit court jury of 10 business men and two farmers convicted the couple of first-degree murder after deliberating an hour and a half. The verdict automatically carries the death penalty demanded by the state. Arkansas has yet to execute a woman. Alfred (Pug) Dickson, accused by Anderson as the actual "trigger-man"' in the Cooley slaying, and Clarence (Bill) Johnson were called to trial Tuesday on first-degree murder , charges ini the crime. The state is asking their execution-also, with the indication that Anderson will be used as a prosecution witness. The formal sentencing of the Andersons was deferred pending the trial of Dickson and Johnson. Tried to Save Wife In a desperate effort to save his wife from the electric rrair, Andersoon took the stand as the only witness for the defense Monday night. Admitting that he took part in a plot to rob Mr. Cooley, he declared that Alfred (Pug) Dickson fired the fatal shot. As for himself he said that he never had the slightest intention of killing the grocery executive. He said that as soon as he and his wife arrived in Hot Springs, he had contacted Clarence (Bill) Johnson whom he had met while both were serving sentences in a federal prison in Springfield, Mo. He said that Johnson introduced him to Dickson and that the three discussed perpetrating Levy $16,800 Fine for Elixir Poison Massengill Submits to Penalty in Sulfanilamide Case Rose Myra Dossctt. Mary Lee CooU tllc Rcv - Wr - Walker of Emmet. 3illyc Irene James. Margaret Bush. I , Tl ;° DcAmi Masonic lodge will hold Betty June Monts, Sarah Jane Mur- »hy, Dorothy Jean Rogers, Dorothy 3alc Walbcrt, Mary Jane Hearne, Troop 2 Miss Mildred McCancu. captain. Martha White, Mario Antoinette William.-. brief rites at the church. Pallbearers will be: Active—C. G. Coffee, W. S. Atkins. .' M. Burke. C. B. O'Stecn, Jim Mar- II. < Carroll Allen. aiy—J. H. Weaver, Miles Florence Davi.-. Nancy Hill Mane ross, Doris Shields, Nancy Robins. Pauline Tollison, Mary Wilson, Nancy Fay Williams. Virginia Cassidy, Frances Thomas, Marietta Pressley, Marjorie O'Neal. Troop 3 Mrs. Bert Webb, captain, Mary .Tin: Monroe, R'j.-jlyn Hall, Christine Springs, Frances Harrcll, Carolyn Trimble, Maiy Elizabeth King Nancy Joe Coleman, Mary Ross McFadclm Mary Lou Morgan, Dorothy Lane Henry, Kalhorine Sterling Ophelia Hamilton, Rose Marie Hctidrix Patsy Ann Campbell, Martha Ann Alexander. Betty Lou Clarke, Marilyn Erwin. Linda Cobb, Gladys Wcisener, Emma D-i\\u.v Homer Burke, Jack Kent. Job: IV to field. J. E. Salsbury, E. M. Wil- (Continued on Page Three) Jm Uurke, H. F. Stopbs. K. G .ic. . B L. Kaufman. E. M. Osborn Air.. 'id. A. L. Roberts. A Thought .•ulcs the day. where rea- s i be mind.—Collins. Cott on NEW ORLEANS.—(/P>—Ovtober cotton i.i|K-nc<i Tuesday at 8,25 and closed at 8.?4--l> Spot mil-Mi closed steady four points l,,w, i n.l.Hing 8.31. G REEN VILLE, Tenn.— i/P) —Samuel Evans Massengill, Bristol, Va.-Tenn., manufacturer, submitted in federal court Monday to 112 of 166 counts of government charges of violating the Pure Food and Drug Act and was fined 516,800. The fine was assessed by Judge Gco. C. Taylor after District Attorney James B. Frazier told ihe court Massengill wished to plecad guilty to 112 of the counts. The fine represented S150 for each count to which he submitted and was described by Frazier as "the largest ever eimposed for a violation of the Pure Food and Drug Act." Massengill was ordered to pay one- third at once with the balance to be paid within 30 days. Judge Taylor dis- misse tithe remaining 54 counts, but Frazier said 62 counts of similar charges were pending against Massengill in the federal court at Kansas City. Mo. The charges ranged over a variety nt alleged violations of the act, Fraziei said, the principle one being "adulteration and misbranding" of an elixir of sulfanilamidc manufactured and distributed by the Masscngill Manufacturing company, beaded by the dc- fcndanl. The government contended the elixir was a contributing factor in the deaths of more than 70 persons last fall. Last week Judge Taylor denied a de- a robbery in Hot Springs. He said that before the three started on the expedition to rob Cooley, he :; took his wife to the home of Mrs. Herbert Johnson and left her there. He said that his wife knew nothing of the murder of Mr. Cooley. With Her Husband The last two witnesses for the state wore Mrs. Herbert Johnson and Mrs. Clarence Johnson. They said that while Mrs. Anderson had stayed at their home, she was not there on. the night that Mr. Cooley was murdered. Both said thai she was with her husband thai night. Mrs. Clarence Johnson s<iid that she had seen Mrs. Anderson in possession of the gxm with which Mr. Cooley was killed. She testified that, following the murder, she assisted the Andersons in getting their possessions to- v - gclhcr and that both were armed. She said that Anderson threatened her by saying: "It will be loo bad for you if you tell anyone you have seen us or know anything about us." She said that late on the night of .he murder. Anderson remarked that 10 had "been compelled to spill seme olood anil was willing to spill some more." She said that Anderson's wife told lim to keep quiet and remarked reprovingly: "You'll talk to anyone." fense motion for dismissal of the i-barges against Mussenyill. Mrs, L. Anderson Dies Here Tuesday Funeral S e r vice s to Be Held From Residence Wednesday Mrs. Li/?.ie Anderson 'lied at her home at 123 West Avenue B at U:20 a.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be bold Wednesday at 10 a. m. from her home with the Rev. W. R. Hamilton, pastor of tin- First Baptist church officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill cemetery. Surviving are her mother, Mrs. M. E. Anderson, three sisters, Miss Florence Anderson. Mrs. Adrian Jean and Mrs. Harry Moore.

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