Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on November 17, 1938 · Page 1
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German Jews Ask "Advance" on American Emigration Rights Would "Mortgage" Quota for Next Three Years to Permit Immediate Entry of 81,000 , By Uic Associated Tress Ernst von Rnlh, Gerninn diplomat who wns slnin by a Jewish youlh in Paris, was given a mnrtyr's funcrnl Tlnirstlny while Oermnn Jews, on whom his death brought Nu/.i vcriReance, suggested 11 wny for the United States to aid thoir mass emigration. Prominent Berlin Jews suggested -<* Unit Washington "mortgage" the an- Hope Is Selected Main Office for U.S. SoH Project Main Office for South Arkansas to Be in the Carrigan Building STAFF IS INCREASED New Work Area Comprises Approximately Million Acres Hope has been selected by the Soil Conservation Service as the location of their main office for south Arkansas. Tills office is moving into the Carri- gnn building, which has recently been remodeled according to the service's specifications. This office brings to Hope a staff of eleven specialists in soil-conservation practices and government fiscal and procurement procedures. The staff of specialists in soil-conservation practices will work from this office to supervise the project at Hope, the SCS-CCC Camp at Alton, the Mine Creek Soil Conservation District iit Nashville, the SCS-CCC amp at Magnolia, and the demonstrational project, the SCS-CCC Camp, and the Lower East Saline Soil Conservation District at Monticcllo. The work area of these units comprise approximately a million areas. They already have about 700 farms under agreement, on which soil-conserving practices are being established by the land-own»rs in cooperation with the Soil Conservation Service. The business management and the technical staffs of the Hope Project arc being moved into the space adjoining the Area office in the Cnr- rigan building. The warehouse and garage is being moved to the Brun- didgo building, formerly occupied by the Western States Grocery company. The Conservation staff: Elston S. Leonard, Area conserva- tlonipl. Harold ?.,. Dcaiv Area Kills technologist. Nathan M. Faulk, area engineer. James M. Ca.se, Area forester. Harmon E. Briggs, Area draftsman. Claude S. Starr, Jr., Area chief clerk Allen S. Hughes, Area fiscal clerk. Charles F. Routon, Jr., Area procurement clerk. Mabel D. Tolletl, stenographer. Anna W. Walker, stenographer. Harold B. Hinds, property clerk. ••••. All Churches Go to Jews' Rescue Catholics and Protestants Aroused Over Go-man . Persecution NEW YORK-(/P)—The mounting American wave of indignation over Wednesday swept in new proposals for resettling Jewish refugees in this country and Africa as well as demands for economic and diplomatic reprisals against the Nazi regime. Six Catholic.dignitaries on a nationwide radio broadcast voiced what their master of ceremonies, the Rev. Maurice Shechy of Washington, said was "firm indignation against the atrocics visited upon the Jews in Germany." Other speakers were Alfred E. Smtih, papal chamberlain an dformer govcr-. nor of New York; Archbishop John J. Mitly of San Francisco; Bishop Peter L. Ireton of Richmond, speaking from Baltimore; Bishop John Mark Gannon of Erie, Pa., from Sleveland; and M.sgr. Juseph Corrigan, rector of Catholic University, from Washington. More than 100 bishops, ministers and laymen of the Methodists Episcopal church, here for the 120lh annual meeting of its Board of Foreign Missions, adopted a resolution condemning "unspeakable pereculion" in Germany. Majority VoteTs PolledbyG.O.P. Republicans Carry Popular. Vote Outside'of the Solid South mial German emigration quota of 27,000 for the next three years, and accept 81,000 Jews immediately. They iilso proposed thnl 50,000 others bo accepted in Palestine, that 100,000 more—over GO years old—remain in Germany, and thai the rest be absorbed by the nations having colonies. A high London authority said Great Britain had agreed to try to operate similar phm offered by United States Ambassador Kennedy. • Douglas Miller, United States Bern embassy commercial attache, was called to Washington less than 24 hours after the departure of Ambassador Wilson. This action wns regarded as an indication that the United States Department of Commerce had lost Interest in Germany for the present. WASHINGTON -(/!>)- A post-election survey of 24 states showed Wednesday that by unofficial counts Republications polled 51.5 per cent of the vote, compared with 40.1 per cent in (Continued on Page Four) Some of the following statements are true, some are false. Which are which? 1. George Bernard Shaw wrote M«rc Antony and Cleopatra. 2. A chiropodist massages the feet. 3. Ruth Elder is a former tennis t-Juunpion. 4. An ibex is a fish-eating heron. 5. Opium is made from poppy juire. Answers en Page Two Safety Meeting Is Called for Nevada School Bus Drivers to Hold Meeting at Rosston Friday A school-bus-driver's safely school will begin at Rosston, Nevada county, lit 9 a. m. Friday, sponsored by the Arkansas Slate Police and thp State Department of Education. All school- bus drivers in Nevada county arc urged and expected to attend. The school will be conducted by S. R. Copcland of the State Police force and Basil Munn, Nevada county school examiner. Superintendents, principals and teachers arc invited. The safety meeting will be held at the Rosston High School, Rice Grid Player Dies at Houston Jack (Red) Vestal, Star Back, Succumbs After Month's Illness HOUSTON, Texas-m-Jack "Red" Vestal, star back of the Rice Institute Owls, died bore Wednesday after an illness of more than n month. The Sherman High School graduate was one of Ihe mainstays of the Owls' 1937 Southwest Conference team. It was believed at first lhal his illness was caused by a scrimmage in jury, bul physicians discarded that theory after discovering that a cracked vertebra, found in examination, had been caused some time ago. He suffered an attack of pneumonia two weeks ago, and had been given blood transfusions by Icarn-matcs at regular intervals since then. Kice Squad Saddened Stunned by the death of Vestal, an all-state high school player before he entered college, players at Rice wenl through a listless practice Wednesday afternoon. Vestal was one of the most popular players on the team. An honor student in high school, he maintained his scholastic average at Rice, being on the honor roll. Memento From Fayetteville Two weeks iigo, Vestal had asked Dr. Hugh Welch, team physician, to bring back a memento of the Rice- Arkansas game at FayoUeville. Dr. Welch found a miniature razorback hog, emblem of the Arkansas team, at a fraternity house and asked to buy it. "Nothing cloing," the fraternity boys told him. "It's not for sale." Dr. Welch explained that Vestal had asked for a souvenir. "In that case," the boys said, "take it to Red and tell him we wish him the best of luck." MIND Your MANNERS T. M. Res. U.-S. Pat. Oft. Test your knowledge of correct social usage by answering Ihe following questions, then check against the authorilalive answers below: » 1. Is it good manners lo keep your fork in your hand and gesture with it while lalking at Ihc dinner table? 2. Should one take an extra large portion of any food one especially likes or take a moderate amount and request a second helping later? 3. fs it polilc to push one's plate away and lean back as soon as one finishes eating? 4. May the hostess urge more zfootl upon a reluctant gucsl or "scold" him for not eating? 5. When u curtain dish is served is it polite to tell how well it is cooked elsewhere—in a restaurant, for instance? What would you do if— A hostess inadvertently seats you next to a person whom you dislike? (a) Ignore thai person and talk only to Ihe guesl on your other side? (b) Talk to him and permit your dislike to become evident? • (c) Smother your feelings and chat as sociably as you would with anyone else? Answers 1. No, 2. Wait for second helping. 3. No, II implies iclief, as from a disagreeable chore finished. 4. No. 5. No. It suggests a comparison with the hosless' service. Best "What Would You Do" so- lution—(c). (Copyright 1938, NEA Sea-vice, Inc.) Star VOLUME 40—NUMBER 30 WKATI.EK. Arkansas-Part^ cloudy Thursday night and Friday; showers in extreme east portion, colder Friday. HOPE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17,1938 PRICE 6c COPY SOIL VOTE SATURDAY ^ ™ ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ^ & & Bobcatsjo Be in Top Shape forTrojan Battle Yerger Squad Will Meet Pine Bluff at 7:30Thursday Game to Be Played at the Hammons Stadium; Teams Ready to Go * PLAN AERIAL ATTACK Hot Springs Squad Expected to Try Airlanes Against Hope The Hope High School football team will be in top shape for its conference Baltic Friday night with the Hot Springs Trojans at Hot Springs, it was reported at noon Thursday. The Bobcats .will leave Hope about 2 p. m. Friday aboard a Tri-Statc bus. The^gamc at Hot Springs will begin at 8 o'clock. The team has spent considerable time this week working on Hoi Springs formations and also have spent much lime on pass defense. Negro Game Thursday The Pino Bluff negro high school grid squad consisting of 22 players, their coach and trainer, arrived in Hope at noon Thursday for their football clash here Thursday night with the undefeated and untied Yerger High School team. The game, starting at 7:30 o'clock, will be played under th» lights at Hammons stadium. The admission will bo 15 cents for students and 35 cents for adults. Both teams were reported near top condition. The Pine Bluff team has a season record of five victories and two defeats. Yerger has won all of its four games, and a victory Thursday night "would strengthen its claim for slate championship honors. Sections Divided The east side of the field will be the negro section, the west side for while fans. Approaching the main entrance gale, negroes will buy their tickets on the lefl hand side and Ihen walk aboul half-way down Ihc north side of the fence, entering the field at the rear of the north goal posts—and then walk to Die east .side seating section. White fans will buy their tickets on the right side of the main entrance gate, and walk through Ihe gates to the west side section. Reports from the Yerger school said that the pep squad would put on a .show during the half. Terre Rouge-Bodcaw Soil Conservation District Which Faces Vote on Saturday 8rojans To Pass HOT SPRINGS-Two teams of Hot Springs Trojans may oppose the Hope High school Bobcats at Rix stadium here Friday night. But, don't be alarmed . . . 7'hey will not double up on the Hope boys, as only one team will play at 41 time. Coach Wayne (Red) Swaim, building for next year, has divided his squad into two elevens. One is composed of a number of veterans which include players who will be lost to the squad next year by graduation and incligibilily. The other is composed largely of last year's former Junior High school stars and others who will be back next year. On this latter learn Swaim is basing his hopes for a successful season ncxl year, and he hopes to give them all the experience possible this year. Against the powerful Bobcats, coached by the veteran Foy Hammons, the Trojans will be meeting a versatile' team which, allhough defeated more than once this season, are still above the Trojans in the conference standings. Coach Swaim indicated lhal his squad may take to the air in a big way against, the Bobcats. Against North Little Rock last week, the Spa boys put on a brilliant aerial display to gain over 200 yards in the last half and acoro one touchdown. Japanese Seek to Cut China, Russia Communication and Supply Line to Soviet Republic Bombed SHANGHAI, China.-W_The Japanese said Thursday their air force raided Lanchow, capital of Kansu province which borders Tibet, Mongolia. The raid conformed to the declaration that the Japanese would carry Hie war inland lo cul Chinese communications with Russia, Burma and India. A Thought Life has a way of overgrowing i achievements as well as its ruins. Edith Wharton. CLARK COUNTY. WPSTEAD UHTY L NEVADA MLfK COUNTY COLUMBIA COUN1 Higgason Quits as Mayor's Candidate C a n d, i d a t e s Draw for Places on November 30 Ballot Ed Van Sickle, chairman of the City Democratic Central Committee, announced Thursday thai L. F. Higgason had withdrawn as a candidate for mayor in the city Democralic pri'mSiry clcc- lion November 30. Mr. Van Sickle said Mr. Higgason made no statement other than to say that he had decided not to run. Efforts by The Star to contact Mr. Higgason for a statement on his withdrawal were unsuccessful. The withdrawal of Mr. liiggason leaves two candidates for mayor, W. S. Atkins and J. A. Embrce. Candidates, met Wednesday and drew for places on Ihe ballol wtoich will appear in this order:For Mayor—j. A. Embrec, W. - S. Atkins. • For City Treasurer—Charles Reyncr- son (unopposed). For Alderman, Ward One—Jimmle L. Anderson, L. Carter Johnson, J. R. Williams, A. C. Erwin. For Alderman, Ward' Two—F. Y. Trimble, L. M. Garner, Kenneth G. Ha'nyilton. For Alderman, Ward Three—Roy Johnson, W. A. Lewis, Frank Nolan. For Alderman. Ward Four—C. E. Taylor, Syd McMath. One alderman from each of the four wards will be elected. Daughter Born to the King, Queen of Egypt CAIRO, •• Egypt —(&)— A daughter was born Thursday to Egyptian King Farouk and his young Queen Farida. Pastor to Exhibit Curios at Church Public Is Invited to See Motion Picture Thursday Night The Rev. W. R. Hamilton announced Thursday that he will exhibit some curios of Mediterranean counlries in connection wilh the motion picture, "Mediterranean Borderlaads" at First Baptist church Thursday night While on a lour of Ihe Holy Land Ihe local paslor secured articles of geographical, historical, and human interest. Some of these objects which wili be exhibited are: lava from the crater of Mt. Vesuvious, an ancient cannon ball found on Ihe Acropolis al Athens, an exploded cannon ball from Ihe coast of Syria, soulh of Tripoli, Turkish fez (purchased in Cairo, Egypt), and stone from Cheops, the great pyramid of The public is invited to attend this motion picture Iravelogue. The doors of Ihe church auditorium will be opened by 7:30, and the picture will begin at 8 p. m. Warm Weather Brings Second Apple Crop ^H.W. Hall, farmer living six miles south of Hope on Highway 29, brought to The Star office Thursday a branch from an apple tree bearing six green apples—the second crop this year. The first crop matured in July.' Unusually warm weather started the trees to blooming again and Mr. Hall brought the branch containing the apples lo Hope. Two weeks ago, Mr. Hall said thai two of his peach trees were in full bloom, but since that time frost has killed the blooms. Economist Forecasts a Slight Business Drop WASHINGTON- (/P) - A prominent federal economist injected a note of caution Thursday into Ihe frequenl optimistic business business forecasts for next year The economist, who asked that his name be withheld, said he and a nuirt- ber of olher slalislicians in and oul of Ihe government expected a slight temporary industrial downturn in the first quarter of 193ff, followed by Ihe re- sumplion of .recovery in the second quarter Health Clinic Is 236 Skdeitfs..Are Given Thorough FVee. Physical Examination Two hundred and thirty-six students of Oglesby grade school have been given free physical examinations at a health clinic sponsored by the Parent- Teachcrs association. • The clinic was conducted under the supervision of Dr. P. B. Carrigan, city health physician, assisted by Dr. J. W. Branch, Dr. W. R. Alexander and Counly Health Nurse, Flora Collon Slater The general health condition was found to be good. Parents, in a few days, will receive reports from the health officials telling of the defects of those found to be unhealthy. A clinic will be ixeld at Paisley school Monday morning, November 21. Other clinics will be held in the various schools of Hope at a later date. Methodists Ask Divorce Repealer Little Rock Conference Attacks State's 90-Day Divorce Law CAMDEN, Ark.—(/TV- The Little Rock conference of the Methodisl Epis copal Church, Soulh, Thursday adopted unanimously a resolution asking the state legislature to repeal Arkansas' 90-day divorce law "because it is ruining the stale's morality." The resolution was presented by J. ,F. Tfaylor of Malvern. J. H. Glass, Little Rock, superintendent of the Arkansas Anti-Saloon League, told Ihe conference that initiated act No. 1, proposing to simplify local option liquor elections, failed of adoption at the general election because "the legalized liquor traffic in Arkansas is organized." Alternate lay delegates to the unification conference included C. A. Overstreet, Magnolia. Opon Conference CAMDEN, Ark.—The first busi..™ session of the 85th annual Little Rock conference, Methodist Episco conference, M t h o d i s t Episcopal church, South, was featured Wednesday by an address by Bishop Charles C. Selecman, and selection of clerical and lay deleates to the Kansas C conference which meets in April complete plans for unification of three branches of Methodism. Clerical delegates are: C. M. Roves Camden; , J. D 4 Hammons. presiding elder, Little Rock district; Clem Baker, Little Rock, executive secretary ol Board of Education, and E. C. Rule presiding elder, Camden district. Lay delegates are: Mrs. J. M. Sunson, Camden, president of the Woman's Missionary Society and conference lay >mess City to the (Continued on Page Four) Creation of Soil Conservation Area Up to Landowners • -. v *'•••- •' ,;' T hr e e - Fourths Majority,.' Is Required for Formation 3 COUNTIES BALLOT Fate of Erosion. Control jWbrkIs at Stake in •" „, Referendum . . v Landowners of Hempstead, Nevada and LaFayette counties will go to the polls Saturday to vote on the creation of the proposed Terre Kouge-BodcaW Soil Conservation* District. The objective of such a district is to do progressive erosion control work .using all the. latest known methods or, soil conservation on the agricultural lands lying within "the boundaries of this district. It is a cooperative enterprise In which the farmers work together among themselves to carry on a complete coordinated soil conservation program on their farms. The process' of forming a district is 'democratic in every respect. First, the landowners have petitioned the State Soil Conservation Committee for .a.? .district, a, public hearing was'*, held' at three places within theT'dis-,*" trict at which the'needs of a'dis-' trict were publicly discussed, and"tne State Committee f ullyl appreciated the conditions and set a date for a referendum. Big Vote Is Needed Now, three-fourths of the landowners voting at this election must cast their ballot in favor of the creation of such a district in order for the state committee to recognize it. If the district is voted on favorably by the landowners and • the state committee sees fit to set Up a district, the farmers will elect a Board of Supervisors consisting of three farmers to serve with two other" outstanding farmers appointed by the State Committee. These men study the problem of erosion control, make 'necessary surveys and write out a program which they think will serve to curb erosion on the agricultural land within the district. Then they may secure help from a num. ber of government agencies, namely, the soil Conservation Service, Civilian Conservation Corps, State Forestry Commission, State Extension Service and a number of others who stand ready to cooperate with the organized efforts of the farmers. No Obligations After the district is set up cooperation on the part of each individual fanner is not compulsory. Voting favorably for the creation of the district in the referendum does not obligate a landowner to cooperate with the district after it is set up. Each landowner is urged to fully familiarize himself with the details of the district and go to the polls on Saturday, November 19 and cast their ballot according to true sentiments. The following voting places will'be open on Saturday, November 19 Blevins, DeAnn, Fulton, Hope/Sardis, Washington, Belton. Beards Chapel, Patrnos, Columbus, Cross Roads, Bingen, McCaskill. Piney Grove, Spring Hill, Shover Springs, Guernsey, Ozan, Sweet Home. •3SI v.?l J Farm Defaults in Stotetoly 8.8% Mortgage Condition in State Improving, Says Land Bank Head LITTLE ROCK-W-Tho condition of mortgage loans in Arkansas is showing "marked improvement," J. M. Huston, vice-president of the Federal Land Bank of St. Louis, told the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation Thursday. Delinquencies dropped from the ne».h of 63.S per cent May 31, 3933, to S.Sper cent October 1, 1938, he said in an address. Arkansas' rale is the lowest of any state in the Sixth land bank district. Huston said the bank now owns only 409 Arkansas farms. Cotton NEW ORLEANS.- (if* - December cotton opened Thursday at 869 and closed at 8.75-76. Spot cotton closed quiet, eight points lower, middling 8.73.

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