Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on October 14, 1938 · Page 1
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No. 2O to Make New Factories Tax Exempt for lO-Year Span Proposed Amendment Would Authorize Governor and Industrial Commission to Extend Tax Exemption (Editor's Note: This l.s another In n series of articles on Initiated mid referred nicn.sures to he voted upon nt the November Rcncrl election.) Amendment No, 29 LITTLK H.OCK..—(/T 1 )—A popular cry in Arkansas for the past decade has been "Get More Industries." The State Chamber of Commerce has made this its watchword and in a direct attempt to pave the way for the immigration of Industry initiated proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 29 which will be voted upon by I be people ;it the November general election. The proposed Amendment would nu- thome the governor and the .state industrial commission to contract with owners of any new manufacturing or f\ t r\t | f processing establishment coming into I Oil TIT V I IPTn tni* lllc slnlc to exempt such new cstab- VUUllbJ \.1V1I\ 1VJ1 lishmcnts, or additions to establishments already located here, from Plans Filed With Clerk for New Courthouse Proposed New Building Would He Four-Story Structure ELECTION NOV. 8TH Government Approval of Funds Awaits Court Contest Plans filed with County Clerk liny E. McDowell for the proposed new Hempstead county court house, indicate a four-story structure', costing $2(10.000.00 Architects lire McAnich & Anderson of Little Hock. The first floor plan includes the following: A farm bureau office county agent, home demonstration agent, eUO, a county health unit and the main healing plant. This first floor i.s more or less a ba.scmcnl as it is p;>rtly underground. 1-Story liuildiiig Second floor plan." show offices for county clerk, circuit clerk, tax asses- for and sheriff and collector, with vaults on this floor. The third flour is the court room, with space provided for altonieys. chambers for the judge, as well as jury and witness rooms. state property taxes for as long as ten year. The .stale property lax now is 8.7 Proponents of the amendment point out that Louisiana and Mississippi, by granting similar inducements lo manufacturers, suceedcd in recent years in obtaining many valuable industries. To prevent possible abuses of the tax-exemption, the amendment provides the grimily shall be extended only to such industries us may be found to be "of such a nature, character or quality to add lo the well- being of the state of Arkansas and to the tuition; ' ' * legal and lawful and calculated to harmonize with our social structure, financial obligations and governmental doctrines." Star N Si WEATHER. Arkamas— Partly cloudy, warmer in extreme northern portion Friday night; Saturday partly cloiuly, cooler in northwest portion VOLUME 40— NUMBER 1 HOPE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1938 PRICE 5c COPY JAP ARMY MOVES UP Jonesboro Expects Victory Over Bobcat Team '? — —• ® ,— Idle Men Return to the Factories Trend of a Year Ago Is Reversed, as Business Turns Upward NEW YORK.-!/J'>~ Idle men and ! dollars were on the way l>ack lo work , Thursday in the nation's factories and On the fourth floor will be the jail, 1 financial markets, reversing the auto be reached with .stairs at the rear of, tumn trend of a year ago. the building. I There were many signs that cmploy- Thc financial set-up, as filed in the ] men I was moving up with fall acceleration of industrial revival. It was Hurricane Team in Top Form for Conference Tilt Northeast Arkansas Squad Is Seeking Its Fifth '• Straight Win i BOBCATS ARE READY Furious Fight Promised in Battle Starting at 8 o'Clock county clerk's office, shows: Cost of building $18-1,406.00 Preliminary expense 150.00 Architectural fees 10.1-J4.00 Legal and administrative . 2,000.00 Intcrc.sl during construction 3,300.00 Total cost 5200,000.00 Election November X Although the application for the PWA grnnt has been filed with federal officials for sometime, it hns not been approved flue to the pending court context which .is likely to. .ffin to the Supreme Court after Attorney George Steele, representing Washington interests, has ordered a transcript prepared of the previous hearings in Hempstcad circuit court. In the meanwhile Die bond election has been called for November 8 in accordance with Arkansas law. Plans tor the new courthou.se were filed with County Clerk McDowell by Mayor Al- bcrl Graves of Hope in accordance with the law which provides that plans be filed before the bond election can be Jicld. Plan New Attack on Unemployment Program, Not Made Known Public, to Be Presented to Congress WASHINGTON.—i/ri-Informed persons in Ibe administration disclosed Friday » broad new attack on tho problem of unemployment was in the milking. The plan may result, they wild, in the presentation to congress early next year a correlated program for the re- Muring of work opportunities by improving conditions in the nation's basic durable foods industries. Details uf the proposed plan have not been made known. -«•••- -— Former United States Sergeant Pleads Guilty NEW YCMK.-t/l'i-Guenther Gust;iv Humricb, former United States arm sergeant, unexpectedly pleaded guilty to espionage charges in federal court Friday as he was about to KO on triid with three cither persons, all cu.scd of being spies. Senator Wheeler Hits at Railway Wage Cut WASHINGTON. - f/1'i - Chairman Wheeler (Dem., Mont.) of the Senate: Interstate Commerce committee testified Frida ythat a »"ifc'e reduction in the railroad industry would "be a blow lo our present recovery." announced 8,000 men would go back to work in the Chrysler automobile plants next week following job gains in auto- molive centers recently. Sleel nulls were regarded as likely sources of employment gains on a rising tide of demand for industrial metals. October normally is a month of expansion but improvement generally was described as better than expected for the season. Brokers suid business reports were taken us indication the tide wns-i'un;i:ng toward further covery, with billions of dollars unemployed. In Thursday's dealings, hundreds o! millions of dollars were added to an estimated 12-billion-dollar rise in listed share values since the Munich conference two weeks ago dissipated war fears. Since then stocks have riser about 20 per cent. At the close, gains in representative stocks ranged to more than $•!. Unilcd States Steel, often the Idaeer of bull markets because of the company's key position in the industrial field, boomed to a new high for the year above $65 for a net gain of $2.37. In Australian, the damgc done by rabbit.s annually amiunts lo more than Ihfil eoutry's national debt—more than $2000,000,000. Hitler's Diplomatic Coups Credited to Perfect Timing-He's Ace Psychologist A Thought Brown trout grows twice as large in New Zci.lund as in English waters, of New Zealand's trout or- came from England. yet all iginally A tornado recently hit the largest city in "The Palmetto Slate" on the day that a prominent, district attorney received the Republican nomination for governor of a state known as "The Excelsior State," but belter known by another nickname. What city in what stule wus bit by n tornado? Who was nominated to the governorship of what state, and what i.s the better known nickname of that state? Answer on Classified I'age Happy Ihe man who early learns the wide chasm that lies between his wishes and his powers!— Goethe. MIND Tour 'MANNERS T. M. Rt*. U.-S. Pat. 00. Test your knowledge of correct .social usage by answering the following questions, then check againsl the authoritative answers below: 1. Should a. woman executive ri.sc to greet callers who enter her office? 2. Does a woman employe ever call her employer by bi.s first name? 3. Are there occasions when employers may appropriately take their secretaries lo lunch'.' •I. I.s it permissible for a business or professional woman who marries after she has established herself lo retain her maiden name for business purposes? 5. Should a woman who has a doctor's degree be introduced socially as "Miss Smith or "Dr. Smith?" What would you do if— You are writing a business letter to a woman and do not know whether she i;-, Mi:^s Burn;; or Mrs. Burns--(a) Write Miss Burns'.' (b) Write Mrs. Burns'.' k-.i Write Elizabeth Bums on Ihe envelope and heading of the letter, and begin the letter "Dear Madam?" Answers 1. She would rise for important callers, whether men or women— us a hostess rises for guests in her own home. 2. She may, if an office is run that inj'ormully. Though she always speaks to him to clients as Mr. Brown. 3. Yes—though most business men never find it ncce.ssai y. •1. Yes, this i.s a common practice t!.s it avoids confusion, and often a name has value in the professional world. 5. Miss, unless her degree is an M.D. Best "What Would You Do" solution—la). (Copyright 1938, NEA Service, Inc.) By EUGENE SMITH (JoncslMirn Sun SlrtorU Editor) With one of the biggest games of the season staring them in the face, the Jonesboro Golden Hurricane is doing overtime work in an effort to stop the mad rush of Hope when the two elevens tangle Friday night in the downstate city. "It's the first lime in my coaching days that I've had a team to ask for more work," exclaimed Coach Manning. After a pretty brisk workout the Hurricane mentor told tho boys lo go lo the showers; but no boys went. They asked for more practice and more practice they got. Just sf, the moon came tip the ambitious griclders were ready to go in. The squad has only one thought in mind, "Beat Hope Friday." A victory Friday night would lie an aid to the Hurricane cause against Blythcvillc. /fathotigh the Golden Gsiny has marked iip four triumphs thus far this se'asoiv .only two have 'been against the belief teams of the slate. To down the Bobcats would be quite a feat, as Conch Hammpns always IwasUs one of the best elev'ens in Arkansas; and some of the so-called 'big teams" could sec that the Hurricane can cause some of the ambitious elevens much trouble. Team Is Undefeated Seeking their fifth straight victory of the season, the Jonc-sboro learn is making final preparations for the game Friday night with the Hope High School Bobcats. Pep i.s at the highest pitch among the members of the Hurricane squad with the team seeking revenge of the defeat handed them last year at Woodland Stadium by the Foy Mammons eleven. With the team in good condition, they were to leave Joncsboro Thursday morning for their second road trip of the season. Only minor injuries arc in the Hurricane camp the game time draws nearer. Eugene Osment was out of practice early in the week due lo a tooth ailment. Along with Osment. several other buckficld men are suffering from slight injuries, none of which will keep them out of the contest. To Sec dame On returning lo Joncsboro Saturday from Hope, Coach Lowell Manning and the members of the Golden I Hurricane squad will stop off in Little Rock to witness the Arkansa.s-Tc.xas game. Arrive at Prescott The Joncsboro Golden Hurricane team arrived in Prescott Thursday afternoon and worked out on the Curlcy Wolves' field. They witnessed the Prescott-N.'ishville game Thursday night. Coach Manning and his Northeasl Arkansas Twisters were due to arrive m Hope Friday afternoon after rest- ng at their hotel headquarters in Prcseotl Friday morning. 1 Coach Foy Hammons .said at noon Friday that Tackle Norman Green was definitely out of the game, but reported improvement in the condition of Parsons, Simpson and Calhoun who nave Ixicn on the injured list.' The coach revealed that David Coleman, halfback, was ordered to bud Thursday for rest. Coleman, however, i.s expected lo be ready at game-lime. Hammons would not hazard a guess on the outcome, frankly admitting that he was "plenty worried" because of his injured men. He said that slopping Tilley and Pharis would bu the higgesl problem for the Bobcats. He announced the officials a.s Ebbie Alexander (Washington & Lee) referee; Cutrell (Pine Bluff! umpire; Sommerville (Henderson) headlines- man; and O'Neal (Hendrix) field judge, Tlie game, starling at S o'clock, will be broadcast play-by play to Jonesboro fans over a leased Western Union wire. The game, which will pit two teams about equal in weight, is expected lo attract one of the largest crowds of the season. Tickets may be purchased i-t Hope Confectionery, Jack News stand or Webb's Newsstand. All students must be identified by a member of their /acuity to obtain student tickets. Students are urged to use the student gale at the right ol the entrance gate, adults using the main entrance to the stadium. Time after time Adolf Hitler (arrow) has been able tints to appear before his uniformed and hciling Keiclistag to announce a new and successful move on the diplomatic chessboard. Inside the Reich, He Shrewdly Out-Trades the Middle Class He Promised to Break Up Big Stores and Banks—But Once He Got Political Power He Forgot His Economic Promises Adolf Hitler grows in world stature, confounding the critics who have, long predicted his downfall. How this nrdi-encmy if democracy gained and retains a hold on his own people and a domination over foreign cllaii- cellorics is told in this second of three articles. ®- Adolf Hitler: "Will 1 be able to rearm Germany before they get on to" me and strike at me . . . ?" By MILTON BRONNKU. European Manager of NKA Service Tho success story of Adolf Hitler, in tabloid form, is this: He has always moved at the right psychological moment. Even his enemies concede the Fab-®-- - •-— ---. — — ....._- — ulous Fuehrer's shrewdness as a lactic- Hitler, for example, is the man who introduced the "Saturday surprise" as regular practice of international diplomacy. On Saturdays, statesmen arc out of their capitals, newspapers arc marking time, people are away enjoying themselves. It is ,T good eh.nice to .spring something, j>how UK wiT-lii a "i;ut ;iccoinpli." The shock v<>»i.^ eft over the week-end. When, in 1933, Hitler decided G<-r- m;:ny WHS to leave the League i'f Nations, he rjiasc October 14, a Sau.i \iiiy. When lie ordered the famous "blood purge" of insurrectionist N a •.•!.-> and others, he chose Saturday, J'un- 30, When lie .scrapped Treaty and introduced the Ye umvcr; itiiry conscription fur Germans, it was March 10. l<J3fi. a Saturday. When Gcrnu-ny occupied the "demihi.n i/.ed" RliinoUuul. it was March 7. !!>.$, I cilurdfiy. It was Saturday, Al.-uvh 12, 1938, when lie grabbed AIIMIU. May 21, when Czechoslovakia nvbilixci! itt army against expected Gciiiuii invasion, wi.s a Saturday. Kinall>. during his talks with Chamberlain, be fixed October 1—a Saturday—a.-, the day of his invasion of Czechoslovakia, Opportunist Hitler is a diplomatic opportunist. In 1935, Mussolini began bis *ar on Ethiopia. Britain forced through sanctions, and Ituly found herself alone and friendless. At this moment—the psychological one—Hitler offered the dictator across the Alps friendship and material aid. Mussolini gratefully accepted a was born. Germany had been forbidden to build anything like a real navy by lllc post-war treaties. England was thv chief instigator of that, because she. wanted no competition on the seas. But in 1935, Hitler let it be known in Downing Si reel that he was ready to embark on a naval race with Britain that would rival the Kaiser's famous naval race before the war. On June 1935. England came to terms. Hitler was allowed 3, r i per cent, of Britain's tonnage, 40 per cent of her submarines. A former Na^.i confederate of Hitler's has told of Dor Fuehrer's international insight. They met in Berlin one day in 1932 lo discuss the international .situation that would result should Hillcr receive the Chancellor- ship. The friend urged on Hitler an alliance with Soviet Russia. But Hitler rejected thi.s and instead outlined the future lino-lip that would Uike place. Germany, he .said, would become an ally of Italy and Japan. France, Czechoslovakia and Russia would be allies. England would be neutral. He had not yet achieved power but fully six years before the showdown Revenue for Farm Program Is Sought Parity Price Objective of South, Senator Miller Explains WASH3NGTON.-</p)-Scnator Miller (Dem., Ark.) said Thursday that most Southern senators agreed that the government must find a source of permanent funds for parity payments to cototn growers. "What I am striving to do," he said, "is to help erystalizc sentiment for such amendments lo existing farm legislation as will guarantee to the cotton producers a parity- price on his domestically-consumed cotton and at the same time set up machinery capable of dealing with the surplus problem and help recapture lost foreign markets."' Senator Miller .said be probably would introduce .1 hill at. the next session embodying the best suggested method for dealing with the problem "If .sufficient funds can be obtained without an industrial (processing) <a.x, I think this should be done," ho said "It is suggested that a .sufficient amount of the ariff duties (on products 5'jrb as manufactured goods* might be diverted to ibis purpose. I am looking into '.bis possibility. However it is ne, a source must.be found to pru- 1 vide, for parity payments." j AAA lawyers reported they hud prc- i pared a memorandum elaborating up- i on the section of the Agricultural Ad- j juslmcnl Act of 1938 which prohibits any one person from receiving a payment of more Ulan $10,000 under AAA's consri vat ion program, effective next yiMer. They said the limitation probably would apply to persons, rather man to farms. If payments to a farm were $20.000 for lamlloard and tenant. an dlhc tenant received less than $10,000, the landloiu-d still would receive no more than 510,000. (Continued on Page Three) Order Referendum for Soil District Three Counties Included; Date for Referendum Undecided County Agent Oliver L. Adams has just been notified that the State Soil Conservation committee has approved for referendum the Terre Rouge Bodcaw Soil Conservation District for which the Hope Chamber of Commerce filed application last winter. The boundaries of Die district will include practically all of Hempstcad, Nevada and Lafayette counties. Area Conservationist El.slon S. Leonard, and the county agents of Nevada, Hempstcad and LaFaycltc counties will immediately select three good land owners from this district who will be designated as the committee in charge of the referendum, and in conference with them the voting places will be selected and the local committees chosen to have chnrge of each precinct. Also a dale will be set for the referendum and arran>;omcnt.s made for the educational work which should precede the referendum. 400,000 Prepare to Flee Canton; Head to Interior Invading Army Bombs Waichow, Leaving 1,000 Dead TO SEVER RAILWAY Hun garian Mobilizati o n Plans Postponed; Seek Peace HONG KONG, China.-(/P)—Preparations were hurried Friday to send 400,000 women and children of tha municipal and provincial governments into the interior from Canton as a new Japanese force of 40,000 soldiers moved closer to the South China metropolis. The invading army captured Tarn- shut, 212 miles from Bias Bay where the troops landed Thursday. The army was reported to be striking due west in a 30-mile drive to cut the important Canton-Koloon railway at a point about 20 miles from the borders of the British crown colony. Unconfirmed Chinese dispatches from Canton said that the city of Waichow, immediate objective of the Japanese, was burning furiously after one'of'the heaviest air raids seen in South China. Casualties were estimated at 1,000. •"'--'•-'•''..,-- "Ixfyal .Altitude" •£'•• -•-'', «. MUNICH, Germany. — f>) — Official German announcement said Friday that Frantisek Chvalkovsky, foreign minister of Czechoslovak, had given Hitler assurance that Czechoslovakia in the future will adopt a "loyal attitude" toward Germany. The announcement came two hours after Hitler received the Czech envoy in Fuehrerhaus, scene of the historic Munich conference which two weeks ago set the seal of Czechoslovakia's dismemberment at Hitler's behest. Postpone Mobilization BUDAPEST. — (IP)— Diplomatic circles reported Friday that Hungary had postponed its scheduled mobilization, of the army at the request of the "great foreign powers," especially Germany, in the "interest of European peece." A reliable source said that a, Hungarian delegation had left by plane to discuss the minimum territorial demands that Hungary might make on Czechoslovakia. Studies II. S. Defense WASHINGTON. — (IP) — President Roosevelt said Friday that he was making an entirely new study of tha nation's defense neds, and until it is completed he could not estimate next year's burget. Revival Meeting to Begin Here Sunday A revival meeting will begin at the Church of Christ, Fifth and Grady .•,treots, Sunday morning. October 16. J. A. opeUind. the new minister for the church, will do the preaching Sunday services will IK- at 11 ,i.m and 7:XO p. in. Week day .service.-- \\ill be 7:L>U p. m. A cordial invitation is extended to .ill. Associated Press to Improve Picture Service CLEVELAND, Ohio.—(/P>—W. J. McCambridge, assistant general manager of tho Associated Press, disclosed Friday that the news-gathering organization expects to announce within the next year, development of news picture dissemination which will "take away some difficulties of good production." Given Five-Year Prison Term for Store Robbery ORC person in. .every 40 of London's population is either Scptish or Irish. Cotton NEW ORLEANS —I/?')— Cotton for October opened Friday at 8.38 and closed at 8.3B. Spot closed steady and three points lower, middling 8.49. LONGKE, Ark.—(-Pi-Jack L. Lawson, alias Jack Hamilton, former Texas convict, was sentenced to five years in prison Friday when he pleaded guilty before Circuit Judge W. J. Waggoner on a chargu of burglarizing a Cabot store, Two Nominated to Head State Temperance Union LITTLE ROCK..—t/Vi-Mrs. May C. Crouso of Hot Spring*. Friday was nominated president of the Arkansas Women's Christian Temperance Union at the closing se.ssiou of the organization's convention. The election is scheduled during the afternoon. Oilier nominees included: Mrs. Jessie Lowe Knoll of Stuttgart, editor of the union publication. Wallace's Plan Given Endorsement by Miller WASHINGTON. — t/fi - Secretary Wallace's suggestion that surplus agricultural commodities be purchased by the government and sold at bargain prices to low income families drew the endorsement of Senator Miller of Aik- ansas Friday.

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