Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on November 10, 1938 · Page 1
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Bobcats to Be In Shape for Final Home Tilt Friday Night Prescott Team Is Reported at Top Strength—Other Teams Over State Prepare for Hard Battles By LEONARD ELLIS The Prcscoll Curlcy Wolves, once a southwest Arkansas powerhouse tint! nn Improved club this .veason under Conch O. H. Storey, will battle the Bobcats here Friday night in the last home game for the Hope squad. Republicans Get 11 Governors, 78 in House, 8 in Senate Democrats Apparently Nose Out Victories in Indiana, Iowa GILLETTE IS WINNER Saves Democrats in Iowa —Van Nuys Edges Ahead in Indiana •<•) following the Prescott gome, the Bobcats go to Hot Springs and then finish the season with a Thanksgiving day engagement with the Pine Bluff Zebras in Pine Bluff. Tile officials for the contest here Friday night were announced by Coach Foy .Mammons as: Kerns Howard, referee; Clark Jordan, umpire; Carl Dalyrimple, hendlincsman; Earl O'neal, By the Associated Press The Democratic and Republican parties began a two-year struggle for power Thursday as the aftermath of the .political unreaval in Tuesday's £ ('election. *• With 11 new governorships, 8 new j en ate seats, and nt least 78 more house . leaUHfirmly in their grasp, the Republicans turned from ballot-counting with the avowed intention of trying lo take over the presidency. There was only one major race not definitely decided Thursday, and that appeared lo.bc going Democratic—the contest in Indiana, where Senator Frederick Van Nuys, Democrat pulled slightly ahcade of Raymond Willis, Republican. The few unrcported precincts were located in counties in which the Democrat has been running ahead. After a see-saw battle, Senator Guy M. Gillette, Democrat, apparently won re-election in Iowa, where revisions in unofficial vote tabulations increased his leud over former Senator Lester J. Dickinson, Republican. field judge. The Bobcats finished heavy work Star WEATHER. Arkansas — Fair and warmer Thursday ni[/ht; ..Friday partly cloudy, ivarmer in east, rain in northwest. VOLUME 40—NUMBER 24 HOPE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10,1938 PRICE 6c COPY Van Nuys Wins Out INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—(/TV-Senator Frederick Van Nuys, Democrat, appeared re-elected Thursday in a close contest with Raymond E. Willis, Republican. Van Nuys had a lead of 'n\ore than 2,000 votes, with only scattered precincts in counties in which he has been runnig ahecad, yet to report. • 7 Measures Are Favored in Nevada Wednesday afternoon and were scheduled for a light signal drill Thursday. Coach Hnmmons said the team would be in shape for the battle. The kickoff is set for 8 o'clock. From Prcscotl came reports that the Wolf pack would be in top shape. In weight, the team averages about the same as the Bobcats. A large number of fans arc. expected from •Prescott. The Friday Forecast Hot Springs at North Little Rock. The Wildcats, 19 to G. Jonesboro at Blytheville. The best game in the sUUe. We'll take Blythc- ville, 14 to 7. Prescott at Hope. Tougher than most fans would believe. Hope, 19 to 0. Magnolia at Benton. The Panthers are peeved. Benton by four touchdowns. Ola at Russellvillc. A walkover for Russcllvillc. Fordyce at Camrlen, This one is a battle for the conference cellar. It's a toss-up. Fort Smith at Clarksville. Fort Smith has the better team and should win by four touchdowns, maybe five. Forrest City at Stuttgart. The Rice- uircls are coached by Jack Robinson, but we arc inclined to stay with a conference performer. Forrest City, K) lo 6. Smackovcr at El Dorado. We'll take El Dorado, 14 to 0. Texarkmia Razorbacks at DeQuecn. The Porkers defeated Nashville and we look for them to nose out. DeQucen by one touchdown. Pine Bluff at Little Rock. The Tigers are tough and we believe a little better team. Little Rock, 14 to 7— although we would like to sec Pine Bluff take them. . Unvicrsity of Arkansas vs. SMU at Dallas. The Razorbacks with no last- minute scoring this time. Arkansas, 21 lo 7. WRECK Soil Conservation District Vote Set for November 19 Forming of Terre-Rouge- Bodcaw District Put Up to Landowners 3 COUNTIES BALLOT Local Voting Places Are Announced in Formal Proclamation Education, Poll Tax, Refunding, Local Option Bills Defeated PRESCOTT, Ark. — Nevada county voters cast their ballots in favor ol seven of the proposed constitutional amendments and against four in the general election held here Tuesday and as usual voted the Democralic ticket. No. 28, the Highway Bond Refunding; No. 30. to Consolidate Text Book and ducation Boards, and Initiated Act No. I, wee voted clown in this county, Voting was usually light over the entire county with only about 900 votes being cast. Following is the vote for 20 of the 21 precincts in the county. The Falcon box was the only one thai had nol been head from. For U. S. Senator—Mrs. Baltic W. Caraway 885; C. D. Atkinson 61. For Governor—Carl E. Bailey 874; Walter Scoll McNult 41; Charles F. Cole 37. Amendment No. 24 (Chancery, Probate)—For 482; against 336. Amendment No. 25 (County hospitals)—For 504; against 329. A'm'endmcnt No. 26 (Poll Tax)—For 269; against 619. Amendment No. 27 (Workmen's Compensation)—For 637; against 252. Amendment No. 28 (Bond Refunding)—For 183; against 699. Amendment No, 29 (Tax Exem]>lions)—For 630; against 251. Amendment No. 30 (Education Board)—For 424; against 474. Amendment No. 31 (Bar Regulation)—For 589; against 283. Amendment No. 32 (Special Elections)—For 542; against 328. Act No. 8 (Bridge Districts)—For 505; against 339. Act No. 1 (Local Option)—For 440; - against 441, 31 Precincts Now Courthouse Vote New Tabulation Gives 1,626 for Tax— Against 552 With 31 of 34 precincts reported, the unofficial total in favor of the building U;X fo rthc new Hempslcad county courthouse reached 1,626 Thursday Against building tax is 552. Precincts reporting Thursday were Saratoga, Beards Chapel, Belton, McCaskill, Goocllett, Fulton and Washington Box Two. Following is the tabulation of the 3! precincts. Precinls— c o O x * e Washington Box 1 .... Hope Ward 1 389 Ward 2 279 Ward 3 1G9 Ward 4 112 County Box 5 189 Columbus 15 Cross Roads 8 Patmos 48 Stephenson S. H 11 Piney Grove 22 Blevins' 58 Battle Field 8 McNab 5 Union 14 Tokio 5 Jaka Jones 2 Guernsey 56 Sardis 20 Rocky Mound 8 Shover :. 27 Friendship 10 Wallaceburg 3 Spring Hill 64 20 90 21 9' Don Budge, Davis Team Member, Is Tennis Pro NEW YORK.—(/P)—Walter L. Pate, captain of the United States Davis cup tenni steam, Thursday announced that Don Budge would turn professional and go oil tour for Promoter Jack Charles Dickens used 1425 characters in 24 books. Answers on Page Two Some of tlie following statements are true, and .some false. Which are which? 1. Siuikes have no eyelids. 2. Indiauupolir is the largest inland city in the world, 3. The United Stales owns more Ihii'i 1000 islands. 4. Snow does uol emich the soil. 5. Birdi cock theh- heads to listen. Saratoga Beards Chapel Belton McCtskill Goocllett Fulton Washington Box 2.... Total 15 21 9 25 3 54 1 5 1 0 3 6 28 27 5 2 10 25 13 10 10 12 20 1C 0 0 3 8 7 3 5 3 13 29 39 27 85 385 274 169 106 188 15 5 44 424 58 G C 14 5 2 50 20 12 24 8 2 63 14 21 11 23 3 49 0 Notice of referendum on creation of proposed Tcrre Rougc-Bodcuw • Soil Conscrcation District, embracing lands lying in llempstcad, Nevada, and LuFnyette counties, Arkansas. To all persons, firms and corpora- ions who hold tillc to, or have con- racted to purchase, any land lying vithin the proposed Terre Rouge- Jodcaw Soil Conservation District, omprising the territory described as ollows: All of Hempstead County, Arkansas, except Twps, 12 and 13 South, Range 7 West, and Twps. 12 and 13 South, lange 28 West; all of Nevada County, Arkansas, except Twp. 11 South, Range 20 West; the following political Town- hips in LaFayette Counly, Arkansas: Walker, Mars Hill, Steel, LaGrange, lusscll, Baker, and Hadley. Notice is hereby given on the 19lh day of November, 1938, between the u>urs of 8:00 A. M. and 6:30 P. M., a •eferendum will be held in said ler- itory upon the question whether the said territory shall be organized as a government subdivision and a publi aody, corporate and politic, under th provisions of the Soil Conservation Districts .Law- of this State^ to b known as a Soil Conservation Dietric of this State.-.' For the purpose of the said referenj dum, voting places will be opened at: i llempstcad County Blevins DeArm Fulton Hope Sardis Washington Belton Beards Chapel Patmos Columbus Cross Roads Bingen McCaskill Piney Grove Spring Hill Shover Springs Guernsey . Ozan Sweet Home. Nevada County Falcon, Sox Store Boughton, School Ciiiicy Church Bodcaw, School Willisvillc, Warmarks' Store Button, Store Rosston, Church Glenvillc, Byrd's Store New Hope Church Bluff City Laneburg, School Emmet, P. O. Bldg. Prescott, Court House Liberty Church Carolina Church LaFayette County State Line Oak Grove Stamps Lewisvillc Walker's Creek Ml. Pleasant Center Mars Hill Buckner Midway All persons, firms and corporations who shall hold tille lo, or shall have contracted to purchase, any lands lying within the said territory are eligible to vote. Only such persons, firms and corporations are eligible to vote. Ballots will be available at voting places mentioned. State Soil Conservation Committee By C. C, Randall, Chairman Dated: November 8, 1938 Little Rock, Arkansas. Despite Ghaos 2O Years Since Armistice Masses of People Are Better Off Today Vashville Man Is Hurt Seriously in Wreck Near Hope Luther Jones, 35, in Accident on Paved Hope: Fulton Road IN HOSPITAL HERE a !> Auto Leaves Road and Plunges Down High Embankment 1970 511 1626 552 Pardon for Mooney Is Hinted by Olson California Governor-Elect Believes Prisoner Innocent LOS ANGELES, Calif.—W—California's new Democratic governor-elect, State Senator Culbert L. Olson, strongly indicated Wednesday he will pardon Tom Mooney, who has served two decades in prison on conviction ol bombing a SaJi Francisco parade in 1916 in which 10 persons were killed. Olson reaffirmed his belief ii Mooney's innocence. He said his views had not changed since he supported i style legislative attempt to pardoi Mooney by resolution in March, 1937. Olson said he told the state senate he was convinced Mooney was "convictec (Continued on Page Three) MIND Your MANNERS T. M. Reg. V.S. Pat. Oil. Test your knowledge of correct social usage by answering the following' questions, then check against the authoritative answers below: 1. Is it correct to leave the table plateless just before serving dessert? 2. Should salt and pepper shakers be removed from the table before dessert is served? 3. May a folded napkin be used to brush the crumbs off the table? 4. Should they be brushed into the maid's hand or a tray? 5,. Should pie be served formal dinner? What would you do if— You are instructing your how to announce dinner? her to say— (a) "Dinner is ready"? (b) "Dinner is served"? (c) "You may come now"? Answers 1. Yes. 2. Yes, on a serving tray. 3. Yes. 4. Tray. 5. No. Best "What Would You Do" so- lution—(b). (Copyright 1938, NEA Service, Inc.) at a maid Ask 5 Proposals Lose Definitely in Vote Acts 1 and 8, Amendment 30 Are Trailing Less Decisively LITTLE ROCK.-(/P)—Five proposals submitted to Arkansas voters in Tuesday's genera lelection were running behind in tabulations made by the Associated Press Wednesday night. The returns were from 1,191 of the 2,002 precincts in the state. Hopelessly defeated were proposed Amendment 20 which would have abolished the state's poll tax and proposed &mondmenl 28 which would have set out a plan for refunding the state's highway bonds. ^ The vote on No. 2G was: For 29.G94 Against „ 56,971 Majority against 27,277 On No. 28: For • 24,969 Against 58,218 Majority against 33,249 Three other proposals were unning >chind on the face of incomplete re- urns but not so hopelessly. These vere: Act No. 1 to make it easier to hold ocal option elections. Att No. 8 requiring the state to take over debts of bridge districts. Amendment 30 which would 'm'ake he State Education Board elective instead of appointive. The vote on these: No. 1: For 38.388, Against 45,575 Majority against 7,207 No. 8: For ; 37,237 Against. 45,575 Majority against 3,242 Amendment 30: For 39,423 Against 42.215 Majority against 3.792 All the other proposals on the ballot had substantial leads. These were as follows: Amendment 24 to give Chancery courts jurisdiction of matters now handled in Probate Court. For 47,514 Agains 32.65S Majority for 14,85fi Amendment 25 to permit counties u> issue bonds to build hospitals. For 44.851 Against 33,7(57 Majority for 11,084 Amendment 27 to permit the legislature to pass a workmen's compensation act. For 54.81K Against 2fi,9Ui Majority for 27.8SJ Amendment 29 to permit certain tax exemptions to new industries. For 49,347 Against 30,747 Majority for 18,600 Amendment 31 to permit the Su- Shoeless aad Ragged PeaseiiTi||, Vanishes in Civilized Areas Rising Tide of Government Power Continues to Make Inroads on Private Business This is the fourth of five articles reviewing the historic 20 years since the Armistice. Pearl Buck Gets Nobel Novel Prize American Wins the World's Highest Award in Literature STOCKHOLM, Sweden. — (IP) — The 1938 Nobel prize for literature Thursday was awarded to Pearl Buck, American author of "The Good Faith" and other novels dealing with China. By WILLIS THORNTON NEA Service Ctaff Correspondent The pro-World war world believed pretty strongly in two things: (1) That private ownership of the means of producing tilings, and private management of their production m free competition led to the best results for most men. ® (2) That the freest possible exchange of these goods between countries, with certain tariff restrictions, would make for the welfare of peoples and better world understanding. Both assumptions have been challenged, the first by the rise of socialist and quasi-socialist economies, the second by the idea of national self-sufficiency. First fruits of the World war were the Russian revolution, and the first widespread attempt at a socialist state. Foreign debts were repudiated and foreign investments and property confiscated by Russia without compensation. The Particular socialist sect called the Communists took charge of the experiment. After 20 years the socialist world is scarcely less divided than the capitalist as to the success of the Russian experiment. But there it stands, and the 20 post-war years have thus been the first great challenge to the individualistic and private-ownership principle, at one-time viewed as the last word in progress. The debt-repudiation of the Russian revolution was a mere forerunner of a series of repudiations by the greatest world powers. Germany, saddled wi.th a huge reparation bill, soon'fell down on payments, •lespite several downward revisions. Even French occupation of the Rhineland in 1923 as a retaliation for failure of reparations did not solve the problem. The Germans could not pay (as many economists insist) or would not pay (as others believe), but t any rate they did not pay. Tills disease was catching. Of the billions loaned by the United States to governments in the World war, almost nothing has been returned. Cuba the only country which paid its in full; Finland is the only one Bailey Sticks to Defenseof No. 28 Government Disappointed Over Defeat, Insists Bill Is Right LITTLE ROCK — (K>) — Governor Bailey expressed disappointment Wednesday night over defeat of proposed constitutional amendment 28 to refund the state's §143,000,000 highway bond debt and said he would not include a refunding bill in his legislative program for consideration of the 193!) general assembly. "I know that legislative enactments, which may be changed or nullified by future legislatures, will not accomplish refunding," asserted the governor. "Our bondholders must be assured by some definite action of the people themselves that we intend to pay our'obligations. When this assurance is given, then we can sell our bonds at lower rates of interest." Bailey, who publicly endorsed amendment 28, said lie believed refunding at more favorable rates of interest would be possible if a refunding agreement could be written into the state constitution as proposed by the defeated referenda. He said other states had proved the truth of such reasoning. (Continued on Page Four), A Thought Next to God, thy parents.—Ponn. Six Convicts, Escaping Tennessee Pen, Retaken NASHVILLE, Term. — (/P)_ Six desperate^convicts who escaped from the state penitentiary after tying up three guards and taking two others along as hostages in a prison truck, were recaptured an hour later Thursday after al had been t:eriuu:.ly wounded. thai lias kept up its payments. Kven after funding the debts, 11 Nazis Strike Jews; Turk Leader Dies Mustapha Kemal, Man Who Westernized Turkey, Dies at 58 BERLIN, Germany—(/P)—Propaganda Minister Paul Joseph Goebbels Thursday issued a brief appeal to the German populace to desist from further anti-Jewish demonstrations. By the Associated Press Angry 'demonstrators took a violent revenge on Jews hi Germany Thursday for the slaying of a German diplomat in Paris by a young Polish Jew. Crowds charged a police guard and plundered shattered Berlin Jewish shops. Seven of Berlin's 20 synagogues were set afire, and, others were burned and wrecked in Munich, Dresden Vienna, Cologne and Hmburg. All of Vienna's 21 synagogues were damaged or destroyed, and Vienna Jews said 22 of their number committed suicide while Nazi fury avenged the death of Ernst von Rath, secretary of the Paris embassy, who died Wednesday. Grief struck Turkey, where President Kernel Ataturk, hard-fisted, hard- living "gray wolf," who forged a new Western state out of the war-crushed ruins of the Ottoman empire, finally succumbed to a long illness. He was 58 years old. In the Spanish civil war, government armies reported advances on the far northern Segre river front. The insurgents said all lost territory had been recaptured, and reported gains in jtjheir dive to wipe out the government's Ebro river salient. The vanguard of Japan's army in central China reached Yochow after an all-night march. Great Turk Dies When the smoke of Ghazi Mustapha Kemal Pasha's six-shooter reform gun died away, history saw through the sensationalism of fleeing sultans and caliphs, of crashing mosques and harems, of torn fezzes and veils, a man of two outstanding achievements. His first was the creation of a republic out of the dying scrap of a dead empire. His second was the training of citizens to make that republic live. The independent westward-seeking Turkish republic of today was fashion- Luther Jones, 35, manager of the Nashville, Ark., Temple Cotton-Oil company plant and.general gin repair man for the Temple 'company plants in 1 southwest Arkansas, was seriously in'" < : jured late Wednesday when the auto-' mobile he was - driving left the road and plunged down a high embank- ' 'mlent seyen miles west of Hope. ';, A Hope, Furniture company ambulance brought .Jones to Julia Chester hospital where a physician said he sustained a badly lacerated scalp, se- ' rious chest injury and possibly other injuries. Mr. Jones was unable to undergo X-ray examinations Thursday morning. His family came here from. Nashville' to be with him. ' He was driving alone "at the time,of the accident, en route from Fulton^d 1 • Hope. Particularsl.as to the cause o£ the mishap could not be learned. An ambulance driver said he received the; emergency call about 7:45 p. m. The car left the payed'highway and turned over several times in rolling • down the einVbankmenVat a point said a ,^' to be the steepest between Hope and •; Fulton. '..". ./ A .wrecker picked up the damagejl"'' car and carried it to Nashville.- v ,y Mr, Jones has. lived at ,Nashville several years. f dollars are now generally ed out ; of the . Post-war remains of a .... i .4 — * somnolent oriental emniro thai had rtrgiirded as beyond recovery. Following Russia's revolution, the ri'vultitkins in Germany and Italy, though they spawned a different order in.in that of Russia, nevertheless priiJiiceil economic orders that have inilar to it. In these coun- in Russia, control if not actual uwiiivship of economic activity passed lo the central government in the hope thai planned decisions by a central group would produce and distribute rlniiN. where the aggregate individual duviMinis of millions of enterprisers ;-nd producers had not. Old Order Passeth Such regimes naturally produced a new order all dealing was centered in each case in a central government, the old channels of trade began to rust. For various reasons, military and po- (Contiaued on Page Three) somnolent oriental empire that hud once stretched from the Adriatic to the Red Sea, largely by the will and the luck of one man, Mustapha Kemal. A general in the army of the Ottoman Empire, has was sent by the puppet Sultan, Vahieddine, to quell the mutiny that was threatening in Sivas in 1919, just at the time when Turkey's defeat in the World war and the partition of her territory among the victorious allies, had brought the nation to the blackest page of its lung history. Instead of quelling the mutiny, Kemal became its leader, raised a nationalist army among the discontented element of Anatolia, grinned when the Sultan declared him an outlaw, set up an opposition government in Angora composed of a National Assembly with himself as president, fought and beat the Greek army which had New Dodge Shown in Hope Thursday 1939 "Luxury Liner" Reflects Sweeping Changes N —25th Anniversary The 1939 Dodge was put on display at B. R. Hamm Motor company showrooms Thursday. Details of the 1939 line of Dodge passenger automobiles will be read with considerable interest, because of earlier reports hinting at style surprises and mechanical innovations, and also because this newest of Dodge cars is the company's Silver Anniversary model < to which engineers, style leaders and production experts, stimulated no doubt by extra pride and sentiment, are said to have devoted their utmost skill and effort. The gracefully proportioned rear sweep of the all-steel bodies completely conceals a 27 per cent larger luggage compartment. The • driving compartment is clear of gear shift and parking brake levers. It is evident that Dodge designers have made a plean break with the past and now introduce in their Silver Anniversary Luxury Liner an entirely new, ultra-modern car of remarkable attraction. The new Dodge is longer in wheelbase and wider in body, two circumstances which in addition to contributing to impressive appearance, have been turned to fullest advantage in the . interiors—in wider seats, increased teg and elbow space, and in markedly greater visibility. As if to crown so much newness, the manufacturers are finishing the bodies in a newly perfected enamel in a wide variety of optional colors. In designing the chassis of the new Dodge Luxury Liner, engineers provided a new frame with 6-inch side members. The greatest change is noted in the heavier front end of the new frame, which now accommodates an individual-action front-wheel suspension incorporating special-type tempered, tough yet resilient coil springs of Ainola, the sensational new steel also used extensively in the manufacture of Dodge wheel shafts, transmission and drive .gears, and in many other vital parts. In securing the closest approach to ideal weight distribution, the front and rear seats arc located in the cradled area between (Continued on Page Four) (Continued on Page Three) • i • Roy Anderson III Roy Anderson, well-known Hope YiVan, was in Julia Chester hospital Thursday. He underwent a minor operation and is recovering. He is expected to return to work the latter part of the week. Cotton NEW ORLEANS. — (.4P> — Deocmber collon opened Thursday at 8.C9 i'r.d. closed at 8.73. Spot cotton closed steady five points up, middling S.S'J.

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