Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on October 17, 1938 · Page 1
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No. ao'.jWould Take Education Board Out of Political Arena Removal of Commissionei' Phipps Leads to Sponsoring of Proposed Constitutional Amendment (Editor's Note: This Is another ot n 'scries of articles on Initiated alid referred measures to be voted upon at the November General Election.) . Amendment No. 30 LITTLE ROCK.— (/P)— When the 1937 legislature passed a law making the Slate Board o£ Education appointive instead or elective and giving control of thn tbody to the governor, it unwittingly started a movement resulting in proposed Amendment No, 30. . The reorganized board last spring re-® moved Eduction Commissioner W. E. Phillips from office, Phipps was outspokenly bitter about it. He first started to run for governor in the Democratic primary but later dropped that idea to sponsor proposed Amendment No. 30. •This amendment would make the Saenger Installs $10,000 New Sound Reproducing Unit "Magic Voice" Equipment Arrives—Theater to Close Two Days A GREATER RANGE Local Equipment Will Utilize Full Tones Put Intp New Films Installation of new "sound" equipment at the Saenger theater the lasl part of this week at a cost of approximately $10,000 was announced Monday by ML A. Ljghtman, Jr., manager ol Malco's Saenger and Rialto theaters. The Saenger will be closed Thursday and Friday for the installation work holding its formal reopening with the new sound system, Sunday, prcsentinj Deanna Ourbin in "That Certain Age.' The new "magic voice" sound equipment is the same installation used in the world's two finest theaters, the Center, and Radio City Music Hall New York City. ' The local theater management explained there has been n vast technical improvement in the quality o "sound" put into motion picture films in recent years which couldn't be used effectively on the Saenger's original reproduction unit, although that was the finest built when it was installed here in 1929. The range of volume and tone in the new reproduction at Hollywood, reproducing with equal fidelity the whisper of wind in a grove of trees or the great crescendo of a symphony orchestra. The audience will not only be able to hear the actors spenk, but will feel from the life-like lone of their voices that the play is actually being performed on the stage. WEATHER. Arkansas — Partly cloud y Monday night; Tuesday cloudy. VOLUME 40—NUMBER 3 ARKANSAS, MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1938 PRICE 6c COPY Stale Board of Education a constitutional branch of the government, " Its members would be elective, one from each congressional district. The board would have general control of the public schools of the state, inoludisg the election of the commissioner of education and the handling of free text books. . / The members of the board would ;rve six-year terms. They would serve without pay on an actual expense basis. No state official would be eligible to serve on the board. The board would elect a commissioner for a four-year term. He could bo removed only for cause and only by a majority vote of the board. His salary would be fixed the same as that of the attorney general. The stale board would selecl a course of study for the public schools, adopt texlbooks and supervise the handling of them. Phipps, now superintendent of the schools at RusscllviUc, declares the prime objective of his amendment is to remove the department of education from politics. DL Morris Begins Lectures Sunday Big Crowd Hears First of Six Talks at Presbyterian Church BAR ROTENBERRY Reddies Prepare for Football Tilt in Hope Thursday Six Former Bobcats on the Team—Meet Northeast Center HOPE TO NASHVILLE Admits He Murdered Sheriff in Oklahoma ' POPULAR BI5UF1!T M6:-^(/n—Can- tain A. D. Sheppard of the Slalc Highway Patrol said that Albie C. Wright, 24, confessed Monday to the slaying of Hugh Owen, 48, Nowata county (Oklahoma) sheriff. A large and enthusiastic crowd Sun- clay night heard Dr. John T. Morris, a nationally known speaker, give the first of a series of six lectures on the archaeology of Bible lands at First Presbyterian church. Under Ihe subject "The Jews Remaking Palestine" ho gave a thrilling account of how the tremendous number ot Jews who arc pouring into-Palestine are making changes in that country. . x Dr. Morris illustrated his lecture with ..a, scries . of; brilliant, colored stereopticon pictures of the cities now 3eing so rapidly built there by the Jews, and of the land, which was ut- lerly desolale now marvelously transformed into a veritable Garden of A popular film comedian of the silent days, whose outstanding physical characteristic Ls his strabismus, was born in the largest city in "The Pelican State" three years after the Chicago fire. His last name is the same as that of a notorious 18th century English highwayman. What is the comedian's name, what is his outstanding physical characteristic, where and when zwas he born, and what was the full name of the highwayman? Answer on Classified Page Eden, because that God in fulfillment ot prophecy has restored in that land the early and latloiv rains of Joshua's clay. These rains caused the overflowing in 1927 of the Pools of Solomon which had been practically dry since the days of the prophet Jeremiah who warned the Jews that God had taken these rains away and made their land desolate because they would not obey Him. Another feature of the marvelous work of the Jews in Palestine described by Morris is the discovery and development by them of the great potash beds in the Dear Sea which is said to be worth more than all the rest of the world put together. Dr. Morrie is a member of the American Schools of Oriental Research and his pictures are said to give a very Three Conference Teams Face Dangerous Foes Next Friday ' ARKADELPHIA, Ark—A large number of South Arkansas boys will be with the Henderson State football squad when they journey to Hope Thursday night to meet Louisiana itself. Northeast Center of Monroe at Ham- Editor The mons Stadium at 8 o'clock. Coach "Dob 1 Grow will take about 33 men on the trip, six of whom are former Hope players. Among the Hammons produces are: R. C. Kennedy, an end; Hugh Reese, an end; Percy Ramsey, a tackle; and Jack Turner, halfback. Two or three of these boys will probably be included in the starting line-up, and practically every one will see action sometime during the {Jamc. Stamps will contribute to the starting eleven with Earl Tatum, who is a guard. Tatum, who was an all-state man last fall, is a co-captain this year. He has started every game this season. Jim and Ruff Tollett of Nashville have played quite a bit this season, and undoubtedly will see action Thursday night. Tip King of Smackover, a former all-state high school back, is wearing the Red and Grey this year and has proven to be a valuable ground-gainer for the Reddies. Dierks produces a probable starter in Russell Peek, an end Peek is one 'of the 12 lettermen of last year. Lycester Varnardo of Norphlett is one of lasl year's veteran backs. He has been a Bible Takes Jaunt About Parked Corf at Football Game Somebody stole a Bible out o£ a parked car at the Hopc-Jonesboro game here last Friday night. And then, his superstitutlon getting the better of him when he found that what he had stolen was the Book, he hastily shoved it into another car and fled. As a result, The Star had 'two notices prepared for publication Monday afternoon—until the editorial'and classified departments got together and found both referred to the same Book. One was a letter fro mthe Texarkana man who lost the Bible; the other was a "Found" ad from the woman in whose car .the Bible was finally left. The classified ad was "killed," leaving the following letter to speak for Star: We hurried to your city after prayer meeting to see the Bobcat-Jonesboro game; and in our haste we forgot to take our Bible from the car. I have never heard of anyone stealing a Bible, and I am sure the theH did not know what he was taking, anc if he will return same to your office I will gladly pay for publication ol this notice. L. S. DOZIER Oct. 15, 1938. 14 .'West Ninth St. 'exarkana, Ark. There was no charge, of course, and /TivDozier's Bible was returned to him >y mail Monday afternoon. starter in all games this season. Coaclr-Grow came to Henderson from the University of Wyoming, has produced one of the strongest defensive teams in the state. He couldn't get the offense to "click" in the opening games but as the season progresses, he is pulling them out of the slump. Grow filled the place vacated by S. B. Sud duth, who was promoted to the posi tion of director of athletics. The group of 75 men who reported for practice a the first of the season has been culled down about 50 per cent. The majori ty are freshmen, and the only disad vantage is lack of experience in play ing together, he said. High School Games LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-(/P)-Thrce o the four undefeated-untied teams i (Continued on Page Four) (Continued on Page Three) Canton Railroad Cut by the Japs; Czechs Improving Chinese Resistance to Canton Threat Stiffens in Interior RUMANIA TO HELP Her Aid Guarantees Peaceful Czech Settlement With Hungary HONG- KONG, British Crown Colony—(#>)—The Japanese army announced Mondayit had straddled the Canton-Knowloon railway at "several points" but reports from areas farther north indicated that the rapid Japanese drive toward Canton was meeting its first serious Chinese resistance. Czechs Optimistic PRAGUE, Czechoslovakis.— (/P)— Highly-placed Czechoslovaks Monday based new optimism for the republic's future on the growing prospects of a peaceful settlement of the territoria issue with Hungary with assurance of Rumania's support. 1938 Wage-Hour Law Reverses Pilgrim Fathers' Act of l63O Vew Pledges for Hope's Chamber; Additional : P-1 edges Art 1 * nouncecl in Annual Membership Drive The following additional pledges have been received by the Chamber of Commerce: Schneiker Hotel '. 512.00 P. J. Drake : 12.00 Singleton's Grocery , 12.00 Kraft-Phenix Cheese Corp 25.00 Hall Bros 12.00 Missouri Pacific Railroad 24.00 Arkansas Natural Gas Co'. 60.00 County Judge H. F. Rider 12,00 Two Are Made Officers in Air Reserve Corps WASHINGTON—(/P)—The Depart ment of War announced Monday tha John Alva Roberts, Jr., of Bcebe, Ark and Horace Milton Wade, of Magnolia Ark., had accepted appointments a second lieutenants in the Air Rescrv Corps. fUyPayne ? Former Athlete, Dies Here 'uneral Services Held Monday for Former Bobcat Star jabor Shortage Centuries Ago Provoked Law, Against Profiteering By RODNEY DUTCHER NBA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON.—In 1930 the Pilgrim Fatherse of the Massachusetts colony, faced with a labor shortage, passed a law providing .that "carpenters, joiners, bricklayers, sawyers and thatchers shall not take above two shillings a day." In 1938, on October 24, in a period of great unemployment, a federal law will go into effect which sets a minimum hourly wage rate of 25 cents and a maximum work week of 44 hours, with time and one-half for overtime. The law is the Fair Labor. Standards Act. Its administrator is Elmer F Andrews, head of the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor The act also bars from intersetate commerce goods produced by "oppressive child labor." That part of it is under Chief Katharine F. Lenroot of the Children's Bureau. Plenty p£ Questions Employers and employes still an sking which workers are covered''anc •hich are not. Aside from certain ex- mptions made in the law—chiefly o gricultural workers, seamen, stree ar employes, executives, retail work rs and most employes in the fishing arming and dairy industries, the Wag nd Hour Division in general classif ie those covered as: '1 Employes engaged in producing, manufacturing, mining, handling, transporting'of in any manner work- ng on goods moving in interstate com,Guy Hope iigh School football star and son ol . and Mrs. Tom Payne of Hope, diec n Julia Chester hospital at 1 a. m Sunday of peretonitis appendicitis. He tad been ill only five days. Born at Center Point Howard county, he attended high school at Nashville, Ark., where he was an outsland' .ng football and track star. He play ed quarterback on the Nashville team three years and was captain of thi squad in his junior year. His parents moved to Hope from Nashville where Payne played on year with the Bobcats before gradual ing in 1935. Coach Foy Hammons o Hope once rated Payne with the great est high-school backs he ever coachec After receiving lus diploma her Payne entered Louisiana State Univer sty, but returned to Hope a short tim afterwards and then entered Magnoli A. and M. college at Magnolia wher he was a student one year, Recently he had been employed a bus driver by the Arkansas Moto (Continued on Page Three) "2." Employes engaged'in "any process or occupation necessary to the production of such foods. "3. Employes engaged in interstate transportation, transmission or communication." Further interpretation by the division's general counsel says that except for the stated exemptions, "all the em- ployes, in a place of employment where goods shipped or sold in interstate commerce were produced, are included in the coverage . . ." This goes for watchmen, clerks, stenographers, maintenance workers and messengers, among others. . Employes in manufacturing, process- whose goods moves in commerce out of the state in which the plant is located," are covered. But a plant none of whose products leave the state is not covered, even though its employes work on raw materials from outside the state. Employes working at home, Old-Age Pension Act Ousted From Ballot for Fraud Supreme Court Finds Hun-'v| dreds of Cases of Fraud- /" ulent Signatures ' ( I ' CIRCULATORS SIGN None Has Authority,to Sign Anotihier's Name ,*,'. to Ballot Petition , ./,« LITTLE ROCK.-(/P)-The Arkansas J Supreme Court Monday barred Law-* yer A. L. Rotenberry's old age and^ blind pension initiated act from' 1 November general electon ballot. , , The court granted H. P. Hargis,'tax-*| payer, an injunction restraining the3* secretary of state from certifying 'the^ proposed act to the various election 5 '] commissioners. ' Hargis attacked the measure on the^ ground that an insufficient'number.of.&l qualified electors had 'signed the peti-,'Jj tions seeking to initiate the measure^ >|1 He charged that a large number <of ~ names on the ptitions were fraudulent Bond Decision Wednesday ~\ The high tribunal postponed until J." 9'a. m. Wednesday a ruling on a suit_"»}, seeking to bar from the November^iS ballot proposed constitutional amend- ^w ment' No. 28, known as the "highway vS bond refunding, amendment" " '•fif The suit, brought by former Cor-,*| poration Commissioner C. P. Newton, v jjf seeks to bar the proposed amendment J f f on the ground that its ballot title is insufficient to give the voters a'c plete picture of the proposal's'.] poses. The amendment would ***.- ii*<fc?4.«V»J*y,!-* ^^<-*~£r£ _J- lrt *. Ware-Hour Administrator Elmer F. Andrews ... runs a question and answer department One Chinese newspaper, at Peiping, has been published continuously for 1400 years. . . Cotton NEW ORLEANS - (#) - December _____ _ _ = cotton opened Monday at 8.38 anc as well as those in factories, are cov- closed at 8.34. I Spot cotton closed steady two points (Continued on Page Four) ! lower, middling 8.44. lion-dollar debt./ „. ,-, 4,, Chancellor' W.alker Smith of Unipn| Chancery Court was prohibited bjn 1 the supreme court from restrainmg^| enforcement of the auto-testing pro-£j visions of Arkansas' model traffic 1 ! code. The tribune granted its writ of prohibition: on the petition of the police "| chiefs of Jonesboro, Little Rock, North l ji Little Rock and Fort Smith. Union •- chancery over two months"! ago stopped enforcement of the auto-^J testing law with a temporary injuncV 'V tion against Superintendent Albright, of the state police, and all other lawj(; enforcement officers in the state. , < The injunction was obtained by Rep- ,3 resentative, F, C. Purviance and ap- -i proximately 200 other Union county.,* citizens. : The supreme court, in putting the;; auto-testing law back in force, held ', Union chancery was without jurisdiction in the case, and that the purpose (Continued on Page Four); Bruner-Ivory Team, City Softball Champion, Gets Gold Trophy on Saenger Stage Left to Right: Percy Ramsey, (Frances Bruner and Jack Bruner, mascots), Clifford Messer, Captain Henry Fenwick at microphone, holding trophy; A. D. Russell at rear of Fenwick, WalterChance, Ed (King Kong) Kelly; George Womack, behind Kelly; Guy Downing, Commissioner Earl W. Erion, in black suit; Orville Steadman, behind Erion; Frank Donn, Chester Ramsey, Carroll Schooley, Clifford Russell, Leon- — -- — .,_._.._. —Photo by the Star ard Ellis, Frank Ramsey, Roy Taylor, Wilburn (Tode) Coleman, Charles Prince.

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