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TWO HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Wednesrlay, October 26, 103J Star Star of Hope, 1899; Press, 1?27. Consolidated January 18, 1929 O Justice, Deliver Thy Herald From F.ahe. Report! Published every week-day afternoon by Star Publishing Co., Inc. C. E. Palmer & Alex. H. Washburn, at The Star building, 212-214 South Walnut street, Hope, Ark. G. E. PALMER, President ALEX. H.-WASHBURN, Editor and Publisher (AP) —Means Associated Press. (&EA)—^Means Newspaper Eneterprise Ass'n. Subscription -Rate (Always Payable in Advance): By city carrier, per week I5c; per month .85c; one year '$6:50. By mail, in Hempstead, Nevada. Howard, Miller and'LaFayette counties. -$3.50 per year; elsewhere $6.50. Member of'The Associated 'Press: The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use-for republicaUon of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited in this paper and also the local news published herein. The Situation Remains About the Same .Charges on Tributes.'Etc.: Charge will be made for nil tributes, cards ofj thanks, resolutions, or memorials, concerning the departed. Commercial newspapers hold to this policy in the news columns to protect their readers from a deluge of space-taking memorials. The Star disclaims responsibility or the safe-lteepihg or return of any unsolicited manuscripts. South America 'Learned—Europe Has Not South America has accomplished what Europe could not do. It has peacefully adjusted its most troublesome boundary dispute, a dispute a^ acrid as ariy^Europe has seen. It has adjusted it in a simple, civilized manner. Europe, boasting of itself as the centerpuint of civilization, may well \ watch this example in wonder and envy. For Europe has been able to do no better than arm to the teeth, glower, and adjust Czechoslovakia's boundaries by pressures that were scarcely-less u war than if the fighting had really begun. Nothing has been really settled. Czechoslovakia is dismembered, resentful, helpless. No party to this sacrifice for peace is satisfied that justice has been done, or that lasting peace has been achieved. 'Yet in South Africa the century-old dispute between Bolivia and Paraguay .over-the Gran Chaco -territory has been laid to rest forever. The-presidents of Argentina, Brazil. Chile,-the United States. Peru, and Uruguay have sealed four years of difficult peace negotiations by declineat- ing tlie boundary between the countries. -During the next two years it will be finally- surveyed jand-.marked, while troops of both countries are kept away from the new frontier. 'People in'the*United States seldom .recognize the bitterness of this dispute. Paraguay, and .Bolivia have fought in the past as few countries have even fought. A three-year war was concluded in 1935, leaving both countries exhausted and disrupted. ^Natural recognition .Of the futility of all this by the .people of both countries was aided Joy kindly and impartial offers of other South American .countries to mediate. The (Pan-American Peace Conference at Montevideo helped. The patient, -tactful services of American diplomats, Spruille Braden in-Colombia and Alexander .Weddell in Argentina, helped. It is doubtful if American diplomacy can show anything more to its credit in many years than hs\part ,in this victory of peace. _ . Bolivia and ..Paraguay hated, and fought t and' almost died. But they learned the lesson of war's futility. And they applied the lesson in a sane, j civilized settlement.Q£ .their differences. Both countries must inevitably gain j by this mutual itriumph. i _-.J£urqpe,has,:alsp fought, and hated, and its very civilization is now in grave danger. But the lesson has not been learned there. Perhaps a lamp has been lighted'in the jungles of the Chaco which may j * lead'EuTope.to 'a-better world, much as it- was led -forward in 1776 by the lamp | .'lightecVat-the litfleibriage in Concord. " j ..,....- Jn.a.darkienir!g-,\Yorld, it is-a light, on which all people may feaat despairing I ..eyes?— .--.-.,- - i II The Family Doctor ««*. u. a j*t oc. JBy DR. MORRIS FISHBEIN Editor, .Jqurnal ,of the American Medical Association, and of Hygeia, the Health Magazine Continuesio-Prolong Man's :. -r ../. -,-," , - ° • Life -Expectancy. .. From the time when the Jewish loaders in the famous migration from Egypt established .the eight great ; prin- , ciples" in • their code of hygiene, .preventive -medicine .has .moved steadily .forward. • " .. Those original : prjnciples, included .the institution of one day .of .rest in seven, cleanliness of .the .human body, the use of clean food, the protection of 'water supplies and .food supplies, cleanliness and -sanitation in communal life, ilaws regarding sex relationships, the practice of circulmcision, and the prevention.of .contagious diseases. Among the ancient > Greeks .the practice of preventive medicine included strengthening of .the body of routine : systems of exercise, control of the diet, cleanliness, and the use of sunlight, fresh air, and baths. However, the type of preventive medicine that was to save enormous numbers of lives and extend the average length of life from thirty-five years to more than sixty years came r-s the result of great discoveries made during the last few hundred years. When Edward Jenner learned to in" oculate against smallpox, people with ." the scars of this disease upon their faces began to be infrequent in civilized communities. But the principle which Jenner introduced has come U be the basis of inoculation agains typhcid fever; diphtheria, scarlet fevoi and 'many other infectious diseases. Coming (Sometime)!—Disney Plus Stokowski Plus Horseplay HOLLYWOOD—Walt Disney, as- lor) interpretation of eight selections sitant by Leopold Stokowski and Deem of classical music (player ;by Stokowski and the Philadelphia Symphony)., There isn't any title yet, -but it will be something on the popular; side, and calculated not'to scare amuseJ ment-seekers away from <the box:office.: Something as .off->hand, .perhaps as "Disney's Band Concert." ' However good a showman Stokowski feature-length picture which should may be, his name is likely .to be some- provide visual (Disney) and oral (Tay-| what formidable to customer's'light Taylor i is up to some delightful new monkey-business which, with luck, will be entertainment you in a couple of years. It may be one year, or lliree—or never, if something goes sour. Time means nothing at the whimsy factory. Anyway, they've working on a new amusement. Deems Taylor, composer critic, and music commentator, is known to radio listeners as one who .can make classical works easier to accept and enjoyed. Bill only Disney's name spells box office for every kind of audience. It Cost S'on Much. So N>iw It'll Cost More This new enterprise began on a small scale about a year ago when Stokowski said he'd like to conduct a Silly Symphony or something. They talk-ed and decided to do, instead, Dukas' "The Sorcerer's Apprentice." 'But this would be only a short subject, and it would cost well over 51)00,000, and it just couldn't make a profit. Disney was reluctant to abandon the scheme, and finally he proposed going whole-hog and making SERIAL STORY MURDER TO MUSIC In 1668, Ramazzini, a medical practitioner of Italy, first called attention ;o industrial diseases. He recognized he fundamental factors concerned in such diseases and even indicated methods of prevention. It is strange that more than two hundred and fifty years lad to pass before the world recognized the significance of his contributions to human welfare. Not much more than a century has massed since Phillippe Pinel, a physician of Paris, first struck the chains from the mentally deranged and introduced humanity into their care. We have come very far since that time, and today mental hygiene and the' study of the 'nventally defective are be- i ginning to introduce preventive rned- I icine into this field. As preventive medicine moves forward, individual doctors are beginning to be more and more concerned with ' greeted Bob Tail cheerfully, its application to mankind in general. | "Well, well, Mr. Tail—nnd Where's Today we are beginning to practice j the picture box tonight 9 " periodic physical examinations to de-1 Tajt smi]ed at thfj (h , {n _ tect disease in its earliest stages. We ... , , urge cleanliness in industry, in the fectlous good humor, a good hu- home and in traveling. We guard' mor which blossomed out at just against exposure to various diseases I before midnight and lasted until BY NARD JONES COPYRIGHT. 1938 NEA SERVICE, INC. n fcnture length film nt twelve times as much money. The .greatest problem was then, and still is, -.that of using a farmed conductor and orchestra playing known masterpieces for nn animated cartoon and still having an acceptable blend of fantasy nnd reality. And how could' ithc'transltions be made between selections nnd different picture-stories so that the whole film would hang together? Us A Little Complex, But Stick Around Whnt they hnve decided, as Deems Taylor bus explained to me is this: The orchestra nnd £.tokowsk! will be shown in brief flashes on the screen, and only in silhoutte. Thus there will not be too great n contrast. Also, the orchestra and its leader will be made to dissolve into an orchestra of insects. Stokowski. who'll be transformed into u grasshopper, thought this was n swell Idea, Between the .ending of one composition nnd the beginning of the next, Taylor will wnlk out on the screen nl- so in .silhousotte, ami will -tnlk about the following numbers in the introductory vein of a mnstPr-of-ceremon- ie.v. Then the shadow orchestra will be seen, and, us it begins to piny, a Disney intiTi'nMiition irf the music will appear nn the screen. Most of those \vill have light stories; snme will be werely atmospheric in -the manner of a silly Symphony -'"Iho Old Mill." "Ti bo the only one with a real plot. II lYln.v -Hi- "Advanced," Hut 11 Won't .Hurt For weeks now, Uistio.y and some of hi.' musir and story experts. Stokowski, and Taylor have been in huddles Id decide wlu.t .coiii|jo.silioiis should be played and how they should be in- terpeted. The list, us it .stands today, includes these eit;ht: "Cyilalise" (1'ierne); "A Night mi Bald Mountain"(Moiissorg- ••l<y>; "Moonlight" (Debussy); "Nut- ernker .Snito" (TscliiiiUovsky); "Kites ol Spring" (Mnivin.sky); "Dance of the Hours" i|'onchio!li>; Buch's Toccata and Fugo." and thi; Dukas music- story . How they'll be shown isn't fully decided, except in some eases. The Bach piece may open the program, and its picturi/.ition likely will be in an abstract form, like n moving mader- nistic painting. "Bald Momrtain" will be full of hobgoblins; "Moonlight" w iH l, 1W e a moon pool ;md white herons; and "Rite <A Spring" will go back to primeval times and the growth-stirring of its life in the world. "Dance of the Hours" was selected lor its funny possibilities because it's tuch hackneyed composition. Taylor will lalk alxuit it as a favorite ballot number and on the screen will appear a magnificent b;?llroom which you'll expect to see filled with lovely ballerinas. Instead, out will come a chorus of hippos, complete with tulle skirts. CAST OP CH.-VKACTEnS M Y R X A DOMIIISY—heroine. Wife uf tht* Mt*nfintlonul Htvlng Ijand leader. HOHRHT TAIT—hern. Xews- pnper litiotitKraither—detective. A.\\l: I.KSTI-JK—Myrim'H eloti- CHt friend. DAXNIK PRF.I.F.Y—officer n«- HiKned to in ve.s t ii;llte I.ucillcu- IJomlji'j'N niuriler. * * * YrHterilny! The «lr1 with Ihc e*c>llu iierfuine Is .Veld.-i Slnrr. Tjiii deeiilew he intiHt meet Uer lit Hie Uolden lluivl. CHAPTER XXI ARCHIE MACKEY, the gossip columnist, rotund and merry, because we know the methods of j transmission. i The combined work of health de- i parlmenls and of individual doctors I will yet increase the average ex- petancy of life by at least five more years in the not too distant future. RAfSl By Olive Roberta Barton dawn. "I'm not working tonight, Archie. Are you? With you night spot columnists it's hard to tell." Mackey sighed dolefully. "That's what everybody says. 'You don't really work for a living,' they all say. 'You just play and play—and get paid for it!' That's what everybody says, and now you say it." The gossip writer motioned to an empty chair. "Sit down and I'll buy you a drink." Boy Likes to Make a Monkey of Hmiself for Mere I "Thanks," Tail said. "Tonight Sake of Hanging by His Tail During early adolescence there is a more. He doesn't feel more moral, great straining to get away fro self. Imagination runs wild and adventure calls. It is the book-worm age, the child trying -to find the kick in the story from that he craves for himself. The first cousin to pmagination is danger. I have long pondered the secret of delinquencey et this age, and cause he has never felt immoral. He- has simply changed his ideas of fun and adventure. And if he keeps on playing the practical joker and while- washing cows, he hasn't grown up. .Merely a Phase Parents of boys who appear to have an ;jffity for "hot water", not the - . , ««i»J**t*jFjVM ILUL VVUld , 1IUL LI1V. have reached a conclusion that the. ljath kind gu through a period of wor- boy steals apples, not because he wants apples, but because he knows he is courting trouble, and trouble is the dynamo of adventure. Listen to the middle-aged lawyer or banker brag ry and sometimes despair. Maybe they have reason to as urges may not be as innicem a.s I have pictured. Some youths without doubt love to hurt for hurl's stke. This is enlirely dif- I'll make it ice water." Archie Mackey shrugged. If you insist. But in the Golden Bowl of the Pacific-Plaza ice water costs almost as much as a highball. But anything." Tait fingered -the frosty glass of ice water which Mackey's waiter had set down 'before him. "Archie, do you know that ; girl. over there . . . the honey blond? Isn't her name Starr?" "It most assuredly is. And when I say Starr I mean Starr. Her old man is Aaron Starr and'he doesn't, use tax tokens for money, Mr. Tail." "You know her then?" "Of course. I know everybody." "Introduce me?" "It's as good as done," Archie Mackey said. When Nelda Starr and her dark partner danced near his table, Mackey said, "Come join us when the number is over." The blond head nodded almost imperceptibly. Mackey smiled at Tait. "There you are. In a moment you'll be acquainted with Nelda Starr. But I warn you . . ." "Of what?" : "Miss Nelda is what is known locally as dynamite. She is a spoiled, unstable creature who creates considerable trouble .for the male of the species. May I inquire your interest in the lady?" Tait grinned. "I'm interested in her perfume." * * * HPHE columnist's eyes widened, "Since when," he inquired with irony, "since when has a newspaper photographer grown aesthetic? I can tell you right now about her perfume. It probably costs $50 an ounce if it costs a some rumors place it at if you insist Mackey signaled u waiter. Then, carefully, he lit a ciguret and watched Ta.it over the blazing pocket torch. "Bob, why don't you give me the inside on the Dombey business?" "Just one good reason, Archie. I don't know the inside." $175." "I'm not going to buy her any," Tait said. "Then she'll have no interest whatsoever in you, Mr. Tait. One buys things for Miss Nelda Starr. If it's only perfume, then you're lucky." "What did Ludden Dombey buy for her?" Mackey looked coy. "You photographers do get around, don't you? Lud bought her an eight- cylinder roadster at one stage. about his. escapades in boy-hood; how ferent . Bui when parents are a.s sure I AT A CKEY snapped the lighter | And at another time He was think : the fiane whitewashed the calico cow: f .t ,^.i, ,,.„., ; ; ... .., u,., i-' A shut| sHpped it into h is I ing of getting her a ski lodge on pocket. "You wouldn't kid an old | Harrison Mountain. But I've never the gang whitewashed the calico cow; locked old man Webster in his store and ran off with the keys; or left home forever, to return tired and hungry- next day. Girls have a greater streak of in- tutitive caution than boys. They are not so fond of pranks. They have courage and imagition. both, but they don't court penalty. Caution is a feminine trait. Unlike boys, jgirls figure up the cost. At fifteen or so, the boy loses his holy order for scrapes; at least the same type of rascality doesn't appeal to him. He has lost hjs urge for make a monkey of himself for the mere sake ot hanging by bis tail. P-ignity of their sons' integrity of heart as they can be sure of anything, il may be a con-fort to think of these larks as friend in the newspaper business, The b,, VS who has certain outlets! WOUld y ° U? l have U Stfaight .•rmiited along legiti-i f«"n the feed box that you're m for hi., been able to verify that." "She must have considered Lud Dombey a fine young man." pe mate Ime.s. won't be so anxious to! the Dombey case up to your ears. Ma h;s looks fur dubious pranks. He needs | to prove himself and to learn on his i own how to acl in a lighl place. To undersUmd the boy's jpsychology, between twelve and fourteen or fifteen dad, you might go back to your own "And," snid Tait in a level voice, "if you print that I'll break your neck." ((T ,. .... l won l P rint *• T\IT m -4. , Mr. Tait. boyhor«j i and relive your own youth i J dislike having my neck broken. when iidvf.-nture called. Life insurance originated in the days of Rome. Bui you can tell me oil the record." "I can't, though. I don't Know no. Lud Dombey never gave her what she really wanted." "What was that?" "A spot in his band. Starr wanted to be a swing singer, featured in Lud Dombey's Swing- uteers." Tait was silent a moment. "Well . . ." he said slowly. "Progress isn't made in a straight line. She might make it yet." As he spoke, "Torchy" Stephens brought down his baton in a wide arc and the band lapsed into a sudden silence which left the "whackies" gasping in their erratic tracks. . Suddenly Tait saw Nelda Starr, alone, walking toward thoir table. He got to his feet with the columnist. He could not help staring at the girl. She was unbelievably young — hardly more than 19 or 20—and yet there was a sophistication about her that betrayed many a night in spots like the Golden Bowl. "How are you?" Archie Mac-key said. "Whore's your handsome partner?" Nelda Starr shrugged and the slight .gesture disposed of the dark man with whom she had been dancing. "Archie—please let me have a Martini." "Of course. Miss Starr, this is a very old friend of mine. Bob Tait." ~ 9 » AS he acknowledged the Inlro- -^- duction and held the Stan girl's chair out from the table, Tait caught that faint perfume. There was not the slightest question but that it was the same scent ho had delected in the Mill- bay district. And he was certain that this was the girl he had seen leaving the Claremont Apartments. She regarded him with frank interest across the table. "Tell me, aren't you the new manager of The Swingateers?' "Only temporarily," Tait said. "You see, managing a swing band isn't really in my line. I'm doing it only until—until Mrs. Dombey can find someone else." "It's a lovely band," said Nelda Starr dreamily. "A lovely bane. . . . but don't you think it need:: a singer?" Taft ignored Mackey's oblique glance. "You know, I'd been thinking the same thing." "Really?" But, for the moment Nelda Starr said nothing more on the subject. She waited in silence for .her Martini, sipped it delicately, and then said, "Tell me, Mr. Tait. Why doesn't 'Torchy' ever play 'The Cat's Meow'?" Tait hoped that he hadn't looked startled at the question. "I imagine that in deference to Dombey he's giving it a rest. You like the piece?" Nelda closed her eyes. "It was wonderful," she said. "When Lud got into the groove on that song it was like nothing human." Watching her there, with her eyes closed, her head tilted slightly .toward the ceiling, Tait heard her words re-echo in his brain: it was like nothing human. (To Be Continued) A Book a Day By Bruc« Cattoa Sloiy of Science Throughly Told COPR. 14)( r)Y NEA StflVICMNC. T.MjRtO U $. rtT.orr. "The next one is: 'If Mr. A. bon-ows $500 from . . . ' " "Gee, is that guy still in the red? Ho owed Mr. B. 200 bucks la.sL year." One of the most completely useful' books of the year, certainly, must be Lancelot Hoghen's "Science for the Citizen" (Knopf: $5). You could use other adjectives, fascinating, and .so on. But "useful" seems to be the best; for today's world is constructed on a base of scientific achievements, its one hope for the tuturo rests on the prospect of further scientific progress, and if the ordinary man needs one thing more than another it is knowledge both of science's history of its potentialities. All of this Mr. Hogben furnishes, in an omnibus that covers the field of .science n.s Messers. Wells and Durant covered the fields of history and phil- csopliy—and perhaps better. It is a commonplace to say that we are on the threashhold of an gae of plenty. Mr. Hogben gives you anundor standing of pust what that abused phrnso means. Man has his future in his own hands, these days. He can remake this world in the image of his dreams — always prodided thai he imdc-rstands once and for all whul Ihc scientific process is and how it is used to the best advantage. Science is not, to Mr. Hogben, a high and holy mystery apart from everyday life. The great age of scientific and mechanical progress whiuh begim somewhere around the 18th century started chiefly, he suggests, because of deep-shaft coal mining and the needs of the merchant marine. Science develops because of its social background; "pure" science has scant justification unless applied science. it evenunlly aids By William Ferguson THIS CURIOUS WORLD ANIMALS TO HOWL. WITH OLOUOS, AL.WAVS FOUND AT VEKV HI<SH .ARJE FORMED OF DO SNAKES TAKE: MILK, ANSWER: No. A snnkc could not possibly milk a cow, oven if the cow i-nisod rto objections. The shape of the snake's mouth makes the feat impossible, and the sharp teeth would stampede the •gentlest of bossies. This is only another of the snnkc stories that will not stand up under sensible thinking. By George Ross Fisher. passion NEW YORK-Clifford C. the cabaret cosmopolite and for pigeon breeding, brought two of his reveues here from London to reopen the International Casino, one of the must lavish theater-restaurants in the- world. The SlO-a-plale audience that attended was a cross section of industry, finance and the cnlertuinmi-Mil world. lat $15 a American Enough champagne flowed quart) to turn the great I think Dad is mistaken. He said Bossy had ticks, but I cauVuear a thing!" di.v-.crt into a Uixrant jungle and diamonds glittered mi so many fingers that the vast orchestra looked like a road >huw of the Milky Way. Hrsl UniliT'iscd Show /• 'I he town hasn't seen so many saucy liihciiux since Fi.sher hims'elf had the nerve inid ilis:mnint> frankness to stage them at the former French Casino, now the CiLsa Mi.niiiiii. And Fisher brought bock 11 rich i-argu of coryphees froir [••iri-ope. Surely he could mil have been taxed ii great deal of duty oil the costunieing if it goes by weight l.ccaust* there isn't enoni;h of it on the ladies to have borne down the scales; but what there is of it is colorful am) .'-tunning. We have not seen a caSL show as well undresser ; ; s the one we saw the other 1 night. Fisher is noted for the novelty acts he pickes up and his revues are plastered with thrilling stunt turns. There it: a bycyele team thai tops anything ever seen around here and a group of tumblers and tecterhoard artists who plumped staid old Now Youk right into the aisles. Fisher is one of the most picturo- esque figures in the show business. A .small-time i:go, he chose to buck the booking trust, and although it forced him to Europe he went with his banner flyiny. In the interveining years he be came operator of the London Casino and the swank Les Ambussadeur.s in Par-is (both of which he still controls' Starts World Fair Season He was muried ;.l one time to a snake charmer but they purled and now he .spends most of bus time in his villa in France raising pigeons and arguing bitterly with his chauffeur, Marco 1 who also is a pigeon fancier. Their dispute become so acidulous they .sometimes cut each dead. Fisher IIL.S a fondness for pancakes with blackberry jam ul Broadway eatery i.ind puts on as good a show at rehearsal as any of his performers do 01. the stage. The Internulional's opening marked the actual beginning of the World Fair night club .season which will see more lavish and daring entertainment on Broadway and environs thav fit any time in the city's history. New' clubs are opening almost daily waiting to catch a slu:re of Ihc gold ex- peeled to be poured into the city by borders of visitors. Of this more anon. Johns Hopkins university and hos- uiti I were founded 1hruii(jh a $7,000- liUO bequest m; ,de by U;dliinoro mere- haul of lliiit lime.

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