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Bobcats to Meet Prescott in ;| Last Home Game Friday Night Hammons Stresses Pass Defense and Also Works Team on New Offensive Formations—Wolves Point for Contest The Hope High School football team has spent considerable lime this week on pass defense and offensive drills as the team prepared to meet Prescotl's Curley Woves in the last home game here Friday night. Poll Tax Repeal, Refunding, Local Option, Are Losing 5 of 11 Referenda Items Trailing, But G Are Holding Lead INDUSTRIAL LAWS Workmen's Compensation, Industrial Tax Relief, Carrying LITTLE ROCK—(/I')—Wednesday afternoon's tabulations by the Associated Press of unofficial returns in Tuesday's general election gave the following results: 891 precincts out of 2,002: U. S. Senator— Caraway-16,927; Atkinson 5,797. Governor—Bailey '15,396; McNutt 2,930; Cole -1,863. Amendment 24 (chancery, probate)— For 36,8p<J; against 24,517." Amendment 25 (county hospitals) — For 35,497; against 25,436. » Amendment 26 (poll tax abolition) —For 21,928; against 41,741. Amendment 27 (workmen's compensation)—For 42,808; against 19,953. Amendment 28 (bond refunding)— For 19,209; against 44,744. Amendment 29 (tnx exemptions)— For 38,811; against 22,836. Amendment 30 (education board)—' For 30,792; against 32,121. Amendment 31 (bar regulation)—For 41,017; against 21,427. Amendment 32 (abolishing special elections)—For'36,513; against 24,724. Act 8 (bridge districts)—For 29,188; <•> The only injury that is causing much worry is a knee ailment to Guard Jimmy Taylor, injured in the Blylhe- ville ga'nv'c last week. Both Bobby Ellen and Captain Dean Parsons have slight injuries, but are expected to be in shape by Friday night. Tackle Norman Green, who has boon ill because of malaria, returned to the squad Monday afternoon. Green, although left weak by illness, is expected to bo ready be ready for the Prescott game. Halfback Charles Ray Baker has seen considerable action in running with the ball in the two offensive drills thus far. Coach Mammons, with Assistant Coach Bill Brasher, scouted the Prescott and Nashville game at Preseolt several weeks ago, said the Curly Wolves about equaled the Bobcats in weight. Preseolt uses the Notre Dame system. Prescott coaches and the team have witnessed the Bobcats in several games this season, and no doubt have pointed for this contest. The Junior football team of Hope High School will play the Prcscotl High School second-stringers at Hammans stadium Thursday afternoon al 3:30 o'clock. The admission will be 5 and 10 cents. Hope Star WEATHER. Arkansas — Fair, not quite so cold in west and central porti ons, frost in east and south Wednesday night; Thursday fair and warmer. VOLUME 40—NUMBER 23 HOPE, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9,1938 PRICE 5c GOPY G.O.P. COMES BACK! ft ft * ^r ft . .ft ft. ft ft ft '.'ft ft 'ft' ft Courthouse Tax Vote Carries More Than 4 to I 0 against 31,086. Act 1 (locti against 34,908. option)—For 30,071; 'I Definitely Beaten LITTLE ROCK.-i/IV-Slowly mounting returns from Tuesday's general election tabulated by the Associated Press shortly before noon Wednesday indicated overwhelming defeat for the Roosevelt-endorsed proposal to abolish the poll tax as n. voting rcit'iisitp, and thu.'. adiiii.isini&'m-lwMc-tr ^'constitutional amendment to provide refunding of the state's 145-million-dollar highway debt. Four of the 11 referenda submitted to a vote are still in doubt. The difference on one proposal—referred Act No. 8, requiring the state to assume the bonded debt of bridge and street improvement districts on the state highway system—was only 18 votes. Apparently safely carried were constitutional amendments to authorize the enactment of a workmen's compensation law, permit tax exemptions to new industries, to require supremo court regulation of the bar, and to abolish special elections. Tiger-Zebras Game LITTLE HOCK.—Clyde Van Sickle, Little Rock coach, refuses to make a statement on the outcome of the Tiger- Zebra game in the Little Rock stadium' Sautrday aftcrnoor. He merely is "hoping for a victory." "Two seasons have taught me 'my esson," said Van Sickle. "One must stop and realize that the last two games lave been decided by one point. We defeated Pine Bluff, 13 to 12, in 1936, ind they beat us, 7 to 6, last year. That's too close for me. Let's wait until Saturday night." The Tigers went through their second scrimmage Tuesday. The last, and the hardest of the week, is scheduled Wednesday. Defensive work against Pine Bluff plays also will be included in the sessions of Wednesday and Thursday. Looking better is Joe Green, blocking back, who now has a chance to start against the Zebras. 'Suffering a broken collar bone at Shrcveport early in the season, Green played for the first lime against Fordyce last week. Green has improved to such an extent that Van Sickle may permit him to gut- hi«a.-acrfivniage todayi' ..-- • • _ ; Bedbugs Will Piny nt, Camden' FORDYCE.—Fordyce High School Rcdbugs will meet the Camden Panthers Friday night in next to the oldesl football rivalry in Arkansas. It will be the 27th game between the two teams since 1909. Fordyce has won 16 games and Camden 10. No tics have been played. The meeting Friday will be more or less in the nature of a cellar championship, as neither team has won a conference game. Fordyce has won two and lost seven games while Camden has won only one while losing eight. Tabulation Shows 1,505 Favor Tax; Against Tax 343 24 of 34 Precincts Vote Heavy in Favor of Building Tax HOPE VOTE IS LARGE Amendment 28 and Act 1 Apparently Beaten in Hempstead County Hempstead county voters went to the polls-Tuesday and voted more than 4 to 1 in favor of Uie building tax for the new county courthouse, a tabulation oi 24 of 34 precincts showed Wednesday afternoon. The 24 precincts gave for building tax, 1,505; against tax, 343. The 24 precincts also showed, for construction 1,542; against construction, 310. The tabulation Prccints— c o U •/, . 6 Ward 1 Ward 2 Ward 3 Ward 4 County Box 5 Washington Box 1 Gbltinibus •:.:.-.:...-..'...Cross Roads Patmos ;. Stephenson S. H. Piney Grove f) Postof f ice to Be Closed on Friday Armistice Day Will Be Observed ; No Rural or City Deliveries The Hope posloffice will be closed all day Friday, November U, in observance of Armistice Day. There will be no city or rural delivery, and no window service. Incoming mail will be placed in boxes. Outgoing mail will be dispatched as usual. Armistice Day has not heretofore been observed by the local posloffice, but has now been designated by congress as a legal holiday. Both Mope banks will l>c closed in observance of Ihe holiday. Satterf ield Beats Overman in L R. Little Rock Mayor Loses Bid for Third Term Nomination f) f> Felton Girl Will Enter Guilty Plea Scheduled to Plead Guilty on Charge of Stealing Car LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—(/P)—Bcrnice Felton, Hoekford, 111., girl who accompanied the late Lester Brockel- hurst on a crime tour during which he killed three men in 1937, is scheduled to plead guilty in federal court here Saturday to a charge of transporting a stolen car across a state line. District Attorney Fred Isgrig suid Tuesday he had been advised the girl, now the mother of an infant daughter, would make her plea before District Judge Hartsill Ragon of Fort Smith who will be in Little Rock this weekend to participate in civil cases before the court. Brockelhurst. convicted of slaying Victor A. Gates, Little Rock landowner, near Lonukc in May, 1937, was electrocuted for the crime early this year. The Felton girl was acquittcc on the sumo charge in Lonokc countj circuit court. The federal charge was based on the transportation of Gates automobile from Arkansas to Nev York state where she and Brockel hurst was captured. Isgrig postponed arraignment of the last year because the birtl was imminent, LITTLE ROCK.—Mayor Overman's bid for a third term nomination was rejected by Little Rock voters in the city Democratic primary Tuesday. J. V. Salterfield, Jr., the mayor's only opponent, was leading by a vote of more than two to one with 13 of 23 pre- cints reported at 10 p. m. Satterfield's vole was 2,775 to Overman's 1,233. The 'nVayor conceded defeat before 9 p. m. 'as reported boxes continued to give Satterfield an edge. In a statement given to the Gazette, lie said: "I concede the election for nomination for mayor of Little Rock to Mr Satterfield. I want to thank the manj friends and supporters who voted foi me. 'I hope the new mayor will work as honestly and energetically to protec he city's new assets as 1 did to ac- juirc them. I congratulate him." .. 389 .. 279 ... 169 .,. 112 ... 189 ... 20 ... - 15 ... 8 ... 48 ... 11 ... 22 Blevins 58 Battle Field 8 MeNab 5 Union 14 Tokio 5 Jaka Jones 2 uernsey 56 Sard is 20 Rocky Mound 8 Shover 27 Friendship 10 Wallaccburg 3 Spring Hill 64 < 7 0 3 6 90 -28 27 5 2 10 25 13 10 10 12 20 16 0 0 3 8 7 3 385 274 1GO 106 188 21 15 5 44 4 24 58 6 14 5 2 50 20 12 24 8 2 63 Today Few People Even Talk of Peace— That's Diplomacy Since War to End War 12 I 5 8 90 28 30 7 8 11 25 14 12 10 12 21 12 0 0 6 11 9 4 Total 1542 310 1505 343 Vole On Amendments Twenty-two complete precincts out of 34 in Hempstead county gave the following vote for the nine amendments and two acts: Amendment 24 (Chancery Probate) for 962, against 720. Amendment 25 (County Hospitals) for 979, against 730. Amendment 26 (Poll Tax) for 426; against 1307, Amendment 27 (Workmen's Compensation) for 1,099; against 620. Amendment 28 (Bond Refunding) for 321; against 1,388. Amendment 29 (Tax Exemptions) for 1,076; against G07. Amendment 30 (Education Board) for 593; against 1,083. Amendment 31 (Bar Regulation) for 9-10; against 701. Amendment 32 (Special Elections) for 944; against 717. Act 1 (Local Option) for 728; against 978. Act 8 (Bridge Districts) for against 936. New Deal Battered Badly; Loses Seats in Senate, House Republicans Get 10 Senators, 67 Congressmen, 11 Governors -® The big push that be gan after the big war ®26 Is Coldest for Season Thus Far Record Tuesday Closely Approached With 28 Early Wednesday Winter weather, which hung up a new "low" for the season Tuesday morning, continued in southwest Arkansas Wednesday. The official thermometer at the Fruit & Truck Branch Experiment Station recorded 26 degrees before daylight Tuesday morning; and the reading Wednesday morning was 28. At 7 o'clock Wednesday morning the mercury still hovered about the 30-degree mark. 091; Labor Clause Put Into Rail Merger [CC Approves Consolidation of L. & A. and L. A. & T. Roads WASHINGTON-W—The Interstate Commerce Commission overrode the dissent of one member Wednesday and wrote labor protective'provisions into a railroad merger decision. It authorized the Louisiana & Arkansas Railway Co. to take over control of the Louisiana, Arkansas & Texas Railway Co. and to merge the properties. The commissipn stipulated that retained employes not be forced to accept positions are reduced compensation for a five-year period; that dismissed employes bo given compensation in proportion to the length of theii service, and that employes rcquircc to change the place of their employment be compensated. Essentially a sculptor, Michelanglo painted noly under protest. As poet he wrote that in every block of marble he saw an imprisioned idea awaiting the sculptor's art to be freed 6 Die in Fighting at Kentucky Polls Bloodiest Election for Kentucky Since Death of 18 in 1933 / LOUISVILLE, Ky.-(/P)-Six persons were dead and three reported dying Tuesday night in the bloodiest election day in Kentucky since 1933 when 18 were slain. Three were killed in Harlan county one one each in Bell, Owsley and Todd counties. Two persons involved in the Owsley shooting were reported dying and a fourth man found walking along the highway near the scene of the Harlan shooting was in a critical condition with two bullet wounds in the abdomen. Two other persons were in hospitals with less serious wounds. The dead: Harlan county—Odell Sizemorc, 35, of nearbl Clover Splint; Willie Wynn, 38, Clover Splint; Sherman Howard, former deputy sheriff. Bell county—Clarance Cooper, 30, Greasy Creek. Owsley county—Albert Mclntosh, 42, Sebastian. Todd county—Robert Parrihs, 27, Fairview. Policy of Nations Is to Put Off War, Gain Time for Arms Recent Developments Emphasize Fact That a Neutral Must Always Be Able to Fight for His Rights . This is the third of five articles reviewing the historic 20 years since the Ajrmistice. By WILLIS THORNTON NEA Service Staff Correspondent Nothing shows better what has happened to the world since Armistice Day, 1918, than the widespread rejection of the peace as a way of life. Justice Smith to Broadcast Speech To Make Red Cross Address Opening Annual Roll Call LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—Armistice Day will mark the opening of another American Red Cross roll call in Arkansas and the nation. Preliminary meetings in the various districts of the stale indicate that this year's enrollment will surpass the 45,621 who joined last November. An appeal to the citizens of the state to support the Red Cross in its present cnrolhm'ent will be made by Chief Justice Griffin Smith of the Arkansas Supreme Court in talk over Radio Station KLRA from 5:00 to 5:15 o'clock Friday afternoon, November 11. This distinguished speaker will outline the great service rendered by the Red Cross during the past year along highways, in underprivileged homes and isolated communities, in hospitals, military stations, in schools and on far- flung beaches. All of this work is made possible by the annual enrollment which begins on Armistice Day and continues through Thanksgiving. Col. Heber L. McAlister of Conway is roll call chairman of Arkansas. "The Red Cross service to enlisted men, disabled veterans and their depeden helped solve the pressing problems ol 388,000 men and their fahvilies during the past year,' Colonel McAlister said Reports reaching Colonel McAlislci indicate that Arkansas will repsounc liberally this year. Mrs. J.S. Collier Is Buried Tuesday Native Hempstead Woman Dies of Pneumonia Attack Mrs. J. S. Collier, Age 66 died at her home on the Washington highway, three mlies west of Hope, Sunday night at 9:30. Mrs. Collier had been ill only a few days of pneumonia. Mrs. Collier was born July 6th 1873 in Oak Grove community and has been a resident of Hempstead county since. She hud been a member of Oak Grove Methodist church since the age of 12. Mr. and Mrs. Collier were united n marriage, August 31, 1890. Funeral services were held in Oak jrove Methodist church by Rev. Stonecipher of Magnolia, Ark., at 'i o'clock Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Collier is survived by her hus- Jand, J. S. Collier, three sons, Lloyd, itoyce and Edd Collier, on daughter, VIrs. Dale C. Rogers, two granddaughters, all of Hope, one brother, John Woodul of Shreveport, La., and a sister, Mrs. Annie Erwin of Hope. Rutgers and Princeton Universities first took up the game of. football in the United States. Cotton NEW ORLEANS. - W) - Dcccmbc cotton opened Wednesday at 8.68 and closed at 8.66. Spot cotton closed steady and vm changed, middling 8,78,. A Thought The narrow soul knows not the godlike glory of forgiving.—Rowe. -© Today few people talk of peace as a decent and permanent way of running the world's affairs. The best we can hope for is peace as a desperate putting off of a war for which we feverishly prepare. Today, talk of neutrals' rights, of barring barbarous practices in war, of adhering to a treaty after it has become a disadvantage to do so—such things are shrugged aside as "unrealistic." But before the World war such tilings were no jobe to thoughtful people. Peace sentiment, and workable machinery for adjusting disputes between nations, had made progress. , In 1914 the Senate ratified 18 of 20 treaties negotiated by Secretary Bryan for peacefully settling disputes. War with Mexico after the Vera Cruz affair seemed inevitable. But Argentina, Brazil and Chile mediated a settlement at Niagara Falls. A Universal Peace Congress had been planned in Vienna in September 1914. The war killed it. Progress of Peace Peace conferences at The Hague had :>een so successful that perfectly sensible people believed protection of non-combatants and neutrals, outlawry of dum-dum bullets and poison gas, nad been accomplished. They felt sure that workable machinery had ieen set up for peaceful adjustment of differences, or at least to confine war within narrow limits. What the World war and later wars have done to these "accomplishments" needs no comment. After the World war, the peace movement took new hope. Among Wilson's Fourteen Points were: 1. Light Service Out for 15 Minutes Gas Pressure Valve Jams, Cutting Off Fuel at 9 p.m. Tuesday A jammed gas-pressure regulatoi cut off the fuel supply at the municipal Water & Light Plant at 9 o'clock Tuesday night and forced a 15-minute suspension of electric service throughout the city, Manager Arch Moore reported Wednesday. Mr. Moore said the main switch wa: thrown to prevent the generators fron exhausting all steam and chilling th water in the boilers. As a result, steam was kept partially up, and within two minutes after the gas valve was repaired by the Arkansas Louisiana Gas company the municipal plant was able to restore electric service. Residential Area Will Be Canvassed Captains Selected in Each Ward for Red Cross Drive WIN PIVOT__STATES : Pennsylvania, Ohio, Iowa,,*|» Indiana, Abandon Dem- -^ cratic Ticket By the Associated Press , ^ Accumulating returns Wednesdajl ft from Tuesday's national general elec- * tion indicated severe reverses for the Democrats 'in 'important industrial centers and^tne^fatin sections added *„; to the growing Republican report. w Notable r.ural victories for the Republicans were chalked up in theVj pivotal Farm Belt states of Iowa and,/ Indiana. . r < Republican Dickinson went ahead ol Democratic Senator Gillette Wednesday afternoon in the Iowa senatorial raqe. • • In Indiana, Republican Willis led Democratic Senator N.uys. Summary, of Gains , \ If Wednesday's late afternoon trend continues, political observers said Republican gains were indicated as fol- ' ; ' 10 new senate seats. ; 67 new house seats. 11new governorships,.: ,,, The Republicans made important gams in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Ohio, Michigan, and on west to the- Pacific Coast. Republican leaders hailed the election result as significant of developments to ccfmle in 1940. < In Ohio, Republican Taft defeated Democratic Senator Bulkley seeking re-election. In New York state, with 17 precincts missing out of 9,051, Demcratic Governor Herbert H, Lehman had slightly more than 70,000 votes lead over Republican Thomes E. Dewey, The vote stood: Lehman 2,381,491. Dewey 2,311,421. New York state obtained two Democratic senators, Wagner being re« elected, and Congressman Mead succeeding to the seat of the late Senator Copeland. Republicans in Iowa DES MOINES, Iowa.— (IP)— Senator Guy M. Gillette, Democrat, dropped behind his Republican foe, former Senator L. J. Dickinson, for the first time Wednesday as Iowa's hottest senatorial race since Smith W. Brookhart's days steamed into its final stages. California Democratic SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.-(/P)-California Democratic voters swept Sheridan Downey and Culbert Olson into office in the races for senator and governor, respectively—but apparently tossed aside the scrip pension proposal which Downey vigorously cham- Some of the following statements are true, and some false. Which are which? 1. White horses are born gray. 2. John Marshall of Virginia was the first chief justice of the U. S. 3. Polar bears cannot stand the Iheat. \. Beavers use their tails as trowels. 5. Herbert Hoover was the first President born west of the Mississippi river. s ou Page Two Open diplomacy. 2. A just realignment of Europe's borders and of colonies. 3. A "general association of nations" to guarantee political and territorial independence for great and small states A mere reading of the words tells what happened to that dreaw. The peace treaty was not made in the upon. Many of the Fourteen Points went glimmering in what was less a "peace" than a distillation of war hates. Ceaseless unrest testifies that the border^ laid down were not satisfactory. The United States in a wave of disillusion, rejected the League. Defeated Germany and revolutionary Russia were excluded when 41 nations organized the League. Later Germany and Russia were to join, but Germany, Japan and Italy withdrew when the League tried to restrain their aggres- (Continued on Page Three) Jn an effort to reach the goal of 606 members, which the national organization has set for the town of Hope in this year's roll call, all sections of the residential districts will be carefully canvassed for members. Chapter Chairman, Mrs. Kline Snyder and Miss Hattie Ann Feilds, are cooperating with Mr. Wcisenberger, the roll call chairman, in perfecting an organization which will not omit the solicitation of any prospective member. Mrs. Finley Ward and Mrs. J. C. Carlton have volunteered to serve as captains in Ward one; Mrs. L. W. Young, Ward two; .Mrs. A. J. Neighbors, Ward three; and Mrs. W. G. Allison, Ward four. These captains will need the aid of all public minded citizens who are willing to work, in the behalf of the Red Cross, a few hours in soliciting memberships in their own neighborhood. "We have good leaders for the Roll Call drive this year and I feel sure that all our citizens will be willing to cooperate with their captains in carrying forward the work," said Chairman Wcisenberger. pioned. Michigan Republican German Envoy, Shot by Polish Jew, Succumbs PARIS, France —(#)— Ernest von Rath, secretary of the German embassy died Wednesday of gunshot wounds inflicted in the embassy Monday by a 17-year-old Polish Jew. The Amazon river is the widest in the world. DETROIT, Mich. —(£>)-Harry H. Mead, campaign Manager for Frank Murphy, Democratic incumbent, Wednesday conceded victory to Frank D. Fitgerald, Repubican, in Michagan's gubernatorial race. By the Associated Press The Republican party hit the comeback trail to political power Wednesday by upsetting the Democratic regime in a dozen strategic states, among them Pennsylvania. The election delivered to the New Deal its first major ballot reverse since Franklin Roosevelt was chosen president six years ago. The Democrats nevertheless retained control of the congress and more than half the gov-. ernorships. Along the Atlantic seaboard, in the Midwest, and on to the Pacific coast one Democratic administration after another toppled before a tide of votes. About a dozen Republicans contested successfully for governorships now held by Democrats. Eight G. O. P. Senate Seats Eight Republican aspirants won Demiocratic seats in the senate. As the returns continued to come in, more than 50 house seats switched from the Democratic to the Republi* caii side. In the two biggest state elections- New York and Pennsylvania—the major parties split even. Governor Herbert H. Lehman, New York Democrat, won re-election over Thomas E. Dewey after exciting hours of vote-counting in which first one and then the other pulled ahead- Senator Robert F. Wagner, New York (Continued on Page Four) '3 A 3

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