Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on October 11, 1938 · Page 6
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Hope, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 11, 1938
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PAGE SIX • HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Welfare Workers Bring to South's Mountain Hope Children KNOXVILLE. Tcnn.—A million children living substandard lives, and at, least 1000,000 of them uriderournishod and in dire need. That is the picture of 205 Appalichin Mountain counties, a side of the picture not often seen by tourists and others fascianted by the "quaint" lives of the natives of the mountain regions and North Carolina. It is a vivid side-light of the Nat- iwial Emergency Council's picture of the south as a great region needing j so many things for development. It j is an accurate picture, for it is drawn j by Dr. Alva Taylor. Nashville socio- j logist and educational director of the ! Save the Children Fund. ; This fund since 1931 has reached j 50,000 children in the mountain re-1 gions, bringing welfare services, food,) clothing, and simple medical help in regions where no other welfare organization penetrates. It has touched some 50 of the 205 counties surveyed by Dr. Taylor. "Through Snow in Barefcct Its workers htve found many In- stances of the stark privation that lies '• behind the "quaint" life of theh high- ; landers. For instance, in one school • attendance rose from 48 to 65 in a; single week in which the SCF welfare worker Was in the district distributing; shoes and clothing. The 17 families i did not have even the rudimctaryi No cabin is loo remote, no train too rough for Madefyinc Rog-crs. above, welfare worker of the Save the Children Fund, who carries to isolated.mountain families in Tennessee. North Carolina and Kentucky their only contact with the "outside world." 10 children all iivc in the sq ual d hack tuSccd beneth the n r of the welfare worker, sho.n ta,kin g to .HelS-E ^' ',„£'„' <,' '." ...end sc ho<,, M * W " C * nd thcir clothing a child needs to attend the mountain schoolhouses. Welfare workers who travel hundreds of miles into the hills where the "traces" are mere paths half- obliterated in the brush, tell of children walking miles barefoot on snow and ice to get to school. Thousands of such children have been given the demnation to ignorance and illitearcy. The reports of such welfare workers tell a tale of squalid helplessness that includes children bruoght into the world without a doctor's services, old flour sacks their only layette, sent shoeless to school if indded a school is available, condemmed to a life of hillsides, deprived of medical care in illness, and even of an undertaker's services in death. Half of the farms in the 20j-mountain county area. Dr. Taylor found, are of less than 50 acres. A fourth of them arc less than 20 acres. The average of cultivation land is o nly seven acres per adult male worker. Three fourths of the crop land has a slope of 40 per cent, or more, and and "where there is poor land, there are poor people." Attack Routs of Problem Hundreds of gallons of codlivcr oil haave been sent into the area by welfare organizations to counteract the monotonous and deficient diet. One mountain woman walked six miles c By George Ross NEW YORK—Casual Information; Zorina. current toast of the town in '1 married an Angel." has usurped Lee Shubert's private street, Shubcrt Alley, which runs between -l-lthc and 45th Street. Her auto is the only petrol wagon in town allowed to park on the premesis with the exeception of the producer Shurberts own glittering gasoline conveyance. Every signboard fronting the various East River bridge entrances to the World's Fair has already been purchased for next season's fantasy on the Flushing flatlands. Ltrangsst sight of the month: Maurice Schwartz, the Yiddish Theater's Clark Gable, striding down Second each day to make soup for her own and 50 other children. On one occasion she asked each child to bring one potato for soup. Only five were able to do so . That is the sort of condition met face to face by welfare workers who are going back into thhe hills to attack at the roots the cute problem of the South's mountain people. Avenue with one of those African pith helmets shielding him from the nonexistent lower East Side sun. When the society news-photographer snap pictures of the debbies strolling along Park Avenue -they always tip their chapeaux. Never saw a visiting Ambassador get the same courtesy salute. There are more women living on 118th Street, between Morningsidc Drive and Amsterdam Avenue, than in any other single city block in the nation. .Long ago the street was dubbed "Hairpin Alley." Tease-ban Still On Commissioner Paul Moss, who placc- ed the blight on burlesque's striptease bait last season, doesn't forget so soon. Margie Hart, one of the better raiment-peelers, tried to revive her old routine only last week at the Gaiety Theater, and the Moss purge' caught up with her in 24 hours. No one ever has seen Billy Rose on a night-club dance floor. The Lambcrth Walk is helping the jewelry business in on uncertain way- it gives mailady out her arms and dazzle the ringsidcrs aplenty. William K. Howard, thct cinema- fashioner, is one of the few movie men ever to visit Gotham and actually look like an Easterner's conception of a movie direajtor—slacks sport jacket, foulard scnrf nnd alt. / Theater are more pictures of chief 0-rnnn J. Edgar Hoover adorning the walls of the various mldtown steak | nnd-chip emporiums than any other n.itionnl celebrity you care to name. Nomination for percnniel glnmour- iliimsel No. 1: Gloria Swnnson. W. C. Handy, composer of the "St Louis Blues," who is afflicted with a tragic ease of failing eye-sight, will be one of the chief performers in the now Cotton Club show this season, leinpcrainent-tussle which occupied n great deal of .space in the drama columns, prior to the opening of Cole Porter's "You Never Know," was just so much publicity nap-tlic two girls dined together regularly every night after rehearsals. Jolly Umlvlnkm The Casa Mamma, one of llroad- wny's most Icugh-laden retreats, has tieon completely bough! out for one Might in October by the American Kunenil Directors' Assocation. S.-.lly Hand's New York address is ii walk-up, one flight over a serve- >i'iiise!f beanery on West 49th Street. Mass Hart and George S. Kaufman •in- the dospi.ir of the local haberdashers—the former hasn't bought a Nuincl since ho penned "Once in a t.itetime," and Kaufman's suits have that Smithsonian flavor. Maude Adams' return to the New Y'irk stage is set for December when she assumoN the guise of lecturer at the Town Hall, with a one hour monologue nn the state of theatrics today. Unhappiest male in town: Henry Kabian. keeper of the greensward at the Polo Grounds, patiently awaiting the football hor.rd to rip up the infield which he has nursed all summer. The done to dra wlhc defense in again. Alabama has the answer to the problem in Chnrley Holm. California comes up with Dnvc Anderson. Holy Cross haa Bill Osmnnski. Tlic trend is to the streamlined fullbnck, who from close up, or onn cleverly- executed spinner, can rip off gain after gain on simple line plays. That, of course, worries the defense. Sooner or later the secnddary mvcs in to back up the line and the quarterback's aim is saccomplished; he starts shooting pnsrcs again. Five-Man Him Vulnerable Without this sort of breaker-downer of defensive morale, quarterback strategy would be on the wane. There would bo no other way combating those shifting lines. A five-man line is a perfect setup, however, for a quick-starting fullback. The defenders are spaced a little wider. Given a fair share of blocking the fullback can be IhrouRh Tuesday, October 11.198 By JERRY BRONKIKM) NBA Service Sports Writer I Perhaps jou'vc been noticing the new type of fullback being developed! these days—the kind with the build of a l>ear and the getaway of a greyhound. The sort of gent who can bustle his way through the stoutest of lines, and in so doing, have » full I head of stea inby the time he has! taken hi.s second step. | Coaches arc developing this type of fullback to meet the challenge of shifting defenses—the five and six-man lines which ai- being used so effectively. Grid tacticians have discovered that al la team needs to minimize the! advantages of such flexible defenses is a man who can crack into a line with devastating suddenness fullbacks of yesteryear—such as Herb Joesting. Bronko Nagurski and Ernie Novel's—could blast their way through a stone wall but theirs Wasn't the lightning-like thrusts on display oday. Open Game Responsible Probably the biggest factor contributing to the rise of this of this streamlined power back has been the forward and lateral pass. The defense virtually was forced into the five and six-man line formations to combat the trick! aerial thrusts with which so many teams are now armed. I Playing against such a defense, quar-' terbneks discovered their strategy bogged clown like a deflated balloon. With six men back of the line of scrimmage to bat down their passes ami guard against laterals, something had to be. MALARIA Speedy Relief of Chills and Fever When your teeth are chattering with chills and your body burning with malaria 1 fever, you want timely and reliable relief! Grove's Tasteless Chill Tonic is the medicine you want to take for Malaria. This is no new-fangled or untried preparation, but a treatment of considerable merit. Grove's Tasteless Chill Tonic contains tasteless quinidinc and iron. It relieves the chills and fever due to Malaria and also tends to build you up. 1 his is the double effect you want. The very next time you feel Malarial chills and fever coming cm, get a bottle of Grove's Tasteless Chill Tonic. Start taking it immediately and it will soon lix you up. All drug stores sell Grove's Tastcles; Chill Tonic —50 cents and SI.00. The latter is the more economical size. and awny if he has the stuff. So strong was Oia se-ntlmDnt nRftinst the five-man line at the end of the 1937 season that many conches were in fnvor of Instituting n rule to prohibit its use. The proposal wns turned down by the rules committee however, nnd the grid masterminds had to strike on another method of attnck. Strike they did—and will continue to do so—with a revival of football's old-time battering rams—who arc well- oiled, high-tfcared, and can snap into a line as though shot from n gun. Twenty-two per cent of the , illation of the United States U «n*61te<? , t in the natlon'n schools. ^ft ^fc j% £££ iiilll VW cur °* - ! MALARIA relieve*' ' COLDS ; Liquid, Tablets first Any ,' Salvo, Nose Drops Hendnche, 30 tain. Try "Rub-My-TIsm"— World 1 *- Oe.it Liniment CLEVELAND? TAKE THE MISSOURI PACIFIC Air-conditioned Coaches For detailed informjtion inquire it Miuourl Pacific Station or call 137 and ask for C. E. Christopher. FAST DAILY SERVICE < Smi« l Government Cotton Loans Quick Service—Immediate Payment ^Cotton classed by a Licensed Government classer in our office. 't T. S. McDAVITT & COMPANY ' l • i i I Hope. Arkansas PAULWHITIiMAN Every H'ednefduy J:rcning GEORGE GKACIK BUKNS ALLEN Every Friday livening All C. B. S. Stations EDDIE DOOLEY Football Highlights livery Thursday and Saturday 52 Leading N. li. C. Statigm iy* J'Jl?, Liwtrr i: Mv . . . you could man a fleet with the fellows asking for Chesterfields today !" Millions of smokers are signing up with Chesterfields , . . glad to find a cigarette that has what they want. . . refreshing MILDNESS better TASTE pleasing AROMA And here's why. ,, Chesterfields give you the best ingredients a cigarette can have,.. mild ripe tobaccos and pure cigarette paper. with MORE PLEASURE for millions PENNEY'S OCTOBER Winter's Coming! Don't Let These Warm Days Fool You! "Get Ready Now While Stocks Are Complete and Prices Are So Low! Use Our Lay-Away Plan Children's A Stock of Over 150 to Select From All Sizes—All Colors Prices Range $2.98 to $9.90 Ladies New Fall GLEN-ROW DRESSES 12 to 48 Direct From the Style Capitol S2.98 ••• Ladies Sport COATS 14 to 42 Tweed $ft.90 Boucles More of the Same High Quality! MEN'S SUITS Single or Double Breasted Models Green,s Grey, Blues or Browns Fine Tailored, All Wool Sizes J 34 to 46 Our Famous 80 Square Fast Color De Luxe 36-in yd 15c At 10 o'Clock Thursday Will Sell 1000 yards Fast Color Printed yard 7c Part Wool Double BLANKET $1.66 Heavy Weight Fancy TICKING IQc > *>-' rau ^ H >™B*W*»mMBMMBB^MMMM^MM BB M 40-inch Heavy Brown Belle Isle DOMESTIC y . rd 8c Go on Sale Thursday—1 Table OCD3&ENDS 25c Pajamas, Shirts, Pants, etc. Children's Novelty School SWEATERS <, 98c Close-Out—l Lot Ladies Fall HATS 49c 70x80 All Cotton Single BLANKET 49c 81x99 NATION WIDE SHEET 74c 54-inch DRESS or COAT WOOLENS T 9 »-»<JJf 0 SUITS Boy's All Wool Jacket 2 to 8 $A.98 Each L — Boy's Wool Felt Dress HATS .,980 BOY'S POPEYE SWEAT SHIRTS , 49c Men's All Wool Novelty SWEATERS Closing Out-100 BRASSIERE TOP BEMBEKC. SLIPS All Were Higher Priced Now 49c MEN'S SUEDE LEATHER COATS Men's Fast Color Full Cut DRESS SHIRTS 98c CHILDREN'S 2 to 8 } PLAYSUITS ea, Men's Cotton Moleskin Work PANTS Men's Solid Color Cotton WORK SOCKS 5c A GOWNS Weight Outing ,49c ACROSS STREET FROM POSTOFFICE WHERE HOPE SHOPS AND SAVES!

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