Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on November 22, 1938 · Page 1
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Hope, Arkansas
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Tuesday, November 22, 1938
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i4,477;Persons Visit Station Farm Here ^During Past Year 30 Meetings During Year Attract Visitors From 50 Arkansas Counties arid Many Prom Out-of-State Large numbers of visitors are breaking attendance records nt the University ot Arkansas, College ot Agriculture, Fruit and Truck Branch Experiment Stn- tion near Hope. G. W. Wore, assistant director in charge"of the station, revealed today Unit a totnl of 13,377 visitors have attended 30 meetings at the statjon this ycnr. The attendance records show that the -©visitors came from approximately SO counties of Arkansas ana several other states. Of those in attendance, approximately 83 per cent or 12,000 people are white, and the remaining 17 icr cent arc negroes. Of the while visitors, 5,300 or 44 per cent are stud- Hospital Patient Given Death for Murder of Guard Jury Disregards Prosecutors's Leniency Plea for • Joel Carson DEATH IS APPEALED Execution of Dickson in Cooley Case Deferred by Appeal LITTLE HOCK.—(/I 1 )—Disregarding a recommendation from the prosecuting attorney for n life sentence a Pu- Inskil circuit court jury Tuesday dc- crccd that Joel Carson should be electrocuted for the May 1st killing of State Hospital Guard J. B. Keller. Carson, three times found sane by the state hospital staff, greeted the verdict with a hurst of laughter. Appeal Death Vurdirl .LITTLE ROCK.-(/P)-AIfrcd Dickson, 35, sentenced to death in the rob- Jjcry slaying of Eldon Cooley, Hot Springs, was saved from scheduled electrocution Friday by an appeal filed in the supreme court Tuesday. No appeal was filed for Clarence Johnson, also convicted in the case, who is slated to die Friday. "Beer-Mottle" Staying MALVERN, Ark.l/I'l—Circuit Judge II. B. Mean Tuesday ordered Vaseo Waymon Carrier, paroled Oklahoma convict, brought to trial hero Doccih- hcr 12 on a charge of first degree murder for the beer-bottle slaying of John Van Hooser, of Lubbock. Texas. Carrier 1 entered a plea of innocent on his'arraignmenl Monday. Death at "Party" LANSING Kan.— (If)— Three prisoners at the Kansas penitentiary died Tuesday a fourth is critically ill and 20 more are • confined to their beds after drinking a soap compound. Warden Kirk Pralher said, the compound was stolen frovn! a prison storeroom by a single prisoner for "prc- Christmas cheer' 1 ata "party." Gleghoni Home Is Destroyed by Fire House and All Its Contents Burns to the Ground young people, and the re- 6,700 ore adult men and en Is am mnining women. Because of the great variety of ex- >crjincnts on the station, the average visitor finds* thai it lakes most of the luy to inspect the buildings, grounds, experimental fields, and orchards, and larlicipatc in the speaking program. Pastures, cotton varieties, cover crops, and orchards attract the men most, which the women arc principally interested Jn landscaping, farm houses, lome gardens, and home orchards. Some of the visitors have attended visiting days regularly since the sla- ;ion was established in 1927, but a ma- iorily are present for their first, second, or third time. Interest in the station is increasing rapjdly each year us is indicated by the number of those attending the general and special meetings: Number of Meetings Attendance 7 . a D . n 12 11 20 30 2.332 3.972 •1,604 6,066 5,071 0,006 10,196 14,477 Year 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 In addition, to those attending the station in organized groups, large lumbers visit the research farm dur- jng week days and Sunday. These tailors, likewise, come from many counties of the state and total several thousand each year. The station staff with the assistance of specialists from the University of Arkansas College of Agriculture leave nothing undone to properly instruct and entertain those who visit the sta- tjon. The number of visitors are expected to continue to increase a.s the institution extends its influenct ii southwest Arkansas. Pleads Guilty to Automobile Theft G. T. Tillman, 18, Held foi Action of Circuit Court WEATHER. Arkansas—Partly cloudy, much colder -with cold wave, MWC f reeze Tuesday night; Wednesday fair, colder in extreme southeast, slowly rising temperature in northwest VOLUME 40—NUMBER 34 HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22,1938 PRICE 5c COPY JECTED Missouri Pacific Puts Tickets on Sale Wednesday Fans Urged to Make Purchase Early to Avoid Rush at Train RATE AND SCHEDULE The home of Mr. and Mrs. Ross Gleghorn, located :i few hundred yards north of The Pines .swimming pool, was destroyed by fire about 8:30 o'clock Monday night. Tho house and all its contents went up in smoke. The loss was estimated at $5,000, partly covered by insurance. No one was at home at the time the fire broke out. Mr. and Mrs. Gleghorn were reported to have been al- lending one of the theaters in Hope at the time of the bla/.c. Origin of the fire is unknown. Warns Negroes to Report to Clinic Threatens to Take Action tents Burn to the real Cases G. T. Tillman, 18-year-old Toxar kana youth, pleaded guilty to theft o of an automobile from Frank Ward o Hopn and,\vas, n>'den?d held for.actioi of Hempstead circuit court when h was arraigned here Monday befor Municipal Judge W. K. Lemlcy. Bond was set at $500. Tillman was arrested early Sunday at his home in Texarkana on a pickup order from local officers. The car stolen from Mr. Ward was parked in the driveway al the Tillman home. The car was returned lo iLs owner. Other court cases Monday: J. T. Oiler, drunkenness, fined $10. Charges of assault and battery against Roosevelt Garland, Robert Muldrow and Kell Burns were dismissed. Hugh Hodges, disturbing the peace, tried and dismissed. Edgar Williams, carrying a pistol, fined $50. Notice of appeal lo circuil court was filed. Bond was sel al $150. L. E. Heard, violating traffic law, lismissed. Jack Nobel, petil larceny, plea of ?uilly and fined $25 and sentenced to i day in jail. . He was charged witli stealing a pair of overalls, jumper •ind walth from J. W. Voss. C. D. Skipper, reckless driving, forfeited $40 cash bond. Ed Leggins, drunkenness, forfeiled $25 cash bond. W. T. Loggin, drunkenness, forfeited $25 cash bond. Ci. L. Young, negro executive secre- taiy of the Keljgiou.s Advocate, and line of tin. 1 sponsors of the venereal clinic here for negroes, Tuesday issued L report on the clinic and warned negroes who have failed to return for tests tu immediately do so. Young's report follows: "From 1,600 tests made, we have 593 positive* cases under treatment. We have 208 delinquent cases. Some o! these persons are employed where, they can spread the disease to othei persons. "We are urging that these persons report not later than Wednesday of this week and continue their treatment —or finiil steps w'll be taken to compel them to do so. "We have spent over $200 in the past three 1 months following these persons Special Train Departs at 9 o'Clock Thursday Morning Missouri Pacific officials announced Tuesday that round-trip tickets to Pine Bluff for the Bobcat-Zebra football game Thursday afternoon would go on sale here Wednesday morning .it 8 o'clock. They ask that fans purchase tickets Wednesday to avoid a rush and do- lay of the train Thursday morning, which is scheduled to leave the station at 9 o'clock. The Hope High School Athletic committee also appealed, to 'local fans to ride the tr;:in instead of making the trip by automobile.. The committee, in chartering the .special, guaranteed the railroad $48(1. The success of the special will determine whether othei trains will be chartered in the future. Ideal Weather Forecast The weather man, in an official forecast, has predicted ideal football weather for Thursday. The forccasl for Tuesday night was cold wave and seven; freeze; Wednesday and Thursday, fair and slowly rising temperatures. In order thai fans may familarizc themselves with the rale and schedule The Star is repeating it again: Round-trip fare, $2.75. Admission to game, ""5 cents, foi adults, 25 cents for students. Train leaves Hope 1 at 9 o'clock Thursday morning, arrives in Pine Bluf at 12:30 p. m. > Kickoff at' Jordan .stadium, 2:3 o'clock. Train leaves Pine Bluff at 5.30, du o arrive back in Hope at !) p. b. Admission tickets to game will bell sale at The Pines hotel in Pino Jlu ft' from 1 to 2:30 o'clock. Students jrgccl to buy tickets at the hotel for cents—all tickets at stadium will )e 75 cents. Kccord of Teams The Bobcat football team, according i Coach Haininon.s, will lie in top shape for the battle. The Bobcats lave a record of eight victories against wo defeats and a win at Pine Bluff would give the team a position toward he top of the conference slaiiclings. The Zebras have lust two games, me to North Little Ruck, the other o Miami, Fla., and have been tied iwice—by Little Hock i.ml Kl Dorado. They hold victories over McGehec, Kcrdvce. Camden, Hoi Springs, Blytlie- v'illc. The longest railway platform ii England is said to be the Victoria am Exchange station platform in Manchester, which is 2194 feet in length. (Continued on Pace Three) Andersons' Stock Farm Is on Radio Hoinan Hereford Ranch to Get National Radio Recognition The Firestone "Champion. Fanner" national radio hour Thanksgiving day and Friday will he devoted to the famed E. G. Anderson &• Son Hereford livestock farm at Homan, Miller county. The Anderson farm was toured lasl spring by a large group of Hempstead county citizens, and featured with pip tures in The Star. The Anderson program is scheduled, amgng other stations, pn KTH§., J Spings, at 12,45 p. m. both days, MIND Your MANNERS T. M. Reg. U.-S. Pat. Oil. Test your knowledge of correct social usage by answering the following questions, then check against the authoritative answers below: 1. Should a business letler written to a firm begin "Dear Sirs" or "Gentlemen"? 2. Need one apologize for writing a friendly letter on the, typewriter? 3. What color ink should be used for invitations? 4. Is it necessary to answer an invitation to a large reception? 5. Is il necessary lo answer a wedding invilation that includes an invitation to the reception afterward? What would you do if— You wrile a nole to an acquaintance asking him to dinner, and it isn't answered— (a) Ctll him and ask him if lie will be able to come? (b) Count on his coining, since you didn't hear otherwise? (c) Leave him oul of your plans? Answers 1. "Gentlemen" is preferred today. 2. No. 3. Black. 4. No. 5. Yes. Best "What Would You Do" so- lutiflnj— (9). (Though you prob- abjly wiU agYejr invjte him 3$am,\ Service^ fag,) "- * '-i-—'" _ l f- Pine Bluff High School Football Team Gets Ready for Bobcat Game Thursday Filling Stations to Close Thursday Hours of Closing Are From 10a.m. Until'G o'Clock in Afternoon The majority of Hope filling .stations will be closed Thursday in observance of Thanksgiving. The following stations will lie closei from 10 o'clock a. in. until U p. in. 700 Service Station Tr:rpley's 1'Xso Station F. S. Hearne Magnolia Service Station 3J3 Servjce Station Joe C. Colcmon 55G Service Station 933 Service Station Mobil Service Station Moses Service Station Bundy & Sons Top: KiRl,( bacUfieUI players. The.v are ( s.amlu, s , left to rfcht) UaymonHul,:,,,,, Robert Unison, Tommie Prince, Virgil Mchoncv^ConclfDinaww- (kiH-i-liiigl Uiilicrt Wtn/el, i:\erctt Payne, NclM:n Langstmi i'.ml Tiiinmio Lel'wich. «-"ucu minima), v "f'lv" i' M" 'r"'l i'"",l W r. U ' •'"'"'""! "'•'•- "'•" i)e m '" f» r ' i fiwl against Hope by (standing, left to right) Coach Terry, Tackle Arthur Davis Center VI.B, \ imilell. laikle «y FVrBiisoii Center Jun Jcimcdy, Guard .Maurice Mcl'hail, Tackle H. I, Porter; End W. S. 1 afitte, GUI,rd H in, Wits- ll^;; 1 ;.^ ^ **** S<a.lworth, Guard T. D. Davis, End .iurreUBush, EnS Red Cross Total Is Nearing $509 lark C o in m ittees C anvassing City Report $101.31) on Tuesday l-'ri total Brewster Speaker at Kiwanis Club Delivers Thanksgiving Address at Meeting Tuesday A Thanksgiving program was held Tuesday by the Hope Kiwani.i club at its luncheon meeting Lit Hotel Barlow. The program was featured by an address by the Kev. Thomas Brewster, pastor of First Presbyterian church. It is especially appropriate at this fc'anjn of the year that we pau.se and recount our many blessings and give thenks to our Lord, the Rev. Mr. Brewster said. Further plans far decorative lighting of the business section during the holiday season were discussed. City officials and local business men arc co-operating with the Kiwanis club in the* lighting movement. K. V. McFaddin Ferrell Williams . .. . Cash Kenneth Hamilton T. U. B u Her A. F. Haiinegan George W.vlie Franke Drake .. Uoy Alli.sun Holli.- Luck . Mi.-s Mary Arnold . G A, Grave* Albeit Graves Ui. .1. G. MiirlimUe Hi. H B. Carrigan Sutlon & Collier William Stej hen.-.oii Laurence Mi.rlin Hi. A. J. Neighbors Bvron Ev..ir. Air.-. C. L. Ueiifro Mrs. KelU'.v Bryant Helen Bjtt., Mis. Howard Bxeis II ittie Richardson Mrs. George M, Green Mrs. Theo. P. Witt Ellen Carrigan Mrs. James Caiutlin Bessie Green Mary Delia Carrigau .. Mrs. Roy Stephention .. Rep. Vesey Is to Press Prohi Bill Hope Attorney Announces "Dry" Plans for the 52nd Assembly UTTJ,EROCK.-(/P)-Hepix-sentativo John P Vesey of Hope announced, Tuesday he would resume at the 52nd : general assembly in January his efforts to return Arkansas to outright prohibition. The prohibition bill he introduced in 1937 received a big majority in the hone but was held there until the end of the .se.s.-jion by parliamentary maneuvering. "Certainly I am {ioins to introduce another prohibition bill," he said, declining any prediction on the fate of Mich a mcasiiri 1 . (Continued, on page Tlirce) are nine of the following statements true. Some M'e false. Which arc which \ 1. Indians in the United States are decreasing in number. 2. Cows do not sweat. 3. Panama h,il;» are made in Panama. 4. Rabbits do mil chew a cud. 5. Ireland is called the EmertSd Isle. AT. wu« on Page 2 Last, of Army Bomber's Crash Victims Is Dead LA CHANGE, Ga.-W-Second Lieutenant John Mad re died in a hospital here Tuesday, the eights Army flier list in the wreck of .a new Army bomber in a pine thicket near here last Friday night. Six others died instanlly, the seventh a few hours after Hie crash. \ Madre was a nalive of Memphis. KCS Asks Right to Acquire the L.& A. L. & A. Previously Given Permit to Mere;e the L. A. & T." WASHINGTON- (/P) -The Kansas City Southern railway asked the Interstate Co'n-.vnerce Commission Tuesday for permission to acquire Ihe Louisiana & Arkansas railway. The Louisina & Arkansas recently received conditional authority to acquire tiie Louisiana. Arkansas & Texas rail way. The Kansas City Southern through Harvey C. Couch, chairman of the board, proposed lo acquire the Louisiana & Arkansas through an exchange of stock. A Thought Nothing is politically right which it morally wrong.—Daniel O'Col- nell. Rockefeller Left Onlyjfi Million World's Greatest Fortune Virtually Extinguished by Gifts NEW YORK.—(/P)_Jolm D. Rockefeller, Sr., who died in Florida May 23, 1937, left a net estate of $26,410,837, consisting principally of securities. The transfer of his tax appraisal filed Tuesday lisled his gross estate at $26,905,182, of which more than $17,0011,000 was in United Stales Treasury noles. Virtually the entire estalc was left in Irusl for his granddaughter, Mrs. Margaret Strong do Cuevas. her two children, and the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research. Thanksgiving Dance at Hope Country Club A Thanksgiving day dance will be held Thursday night al Hope Country club for members and inviled Rue-sts. Music will be furnished by Ogburn-O'Neal orchestra. The dance begins ;H 9 p. m. Japanese Reply Is No Reply, View of State Secretary It Doesn't Answer Protest of Violations Against Americans NAZI-FRENCH PEACE _ * ! Hitler Says Serious Border' Conflicts Are Now at an End WASHINGTON. - (/P) - Secretary Hull declared Tuesday that Japan's reply to his note of October 6 was tin- satisfactory. The secretary said the answer received this week to the United States' note asserting that Japan was violating American rights in China was not re- ponsive to the position of this government as set forth in the October'6th note and to the general position which this country ha staken throughout its history. German-French Peace BERCHTESGADEN, Germany—(/P)— Reichsfuehrer Hitler declared Tuesday that Germany and France were "no longer divided by serious border conflicts which burdened their past" as he received the credentials of France's new ambassador, Robert Coulondre; The fuehrer expressed the conviction that the two countries had every , reason to complement each other in economic and cultural domains,Tand. • to collaborate with each other, in; all sincerity. , Daladicr Acts 1 PARIS, France—(/P)—Sources close to Premier Daladier said Monday night that he had formulated-^ stfongly, a,u.-\, thoritarian plaV&ssiBIy'included dis->i solution of the Chamber of Deputies, to (Continued on Page Three) Wage-Hour Bill Favored by Plant Has Brought Competitors in Line, Says Caanden Industrialist LITTLE ROCK.—Because it forced certain compelilors to raise wages nearer the scale paid by his company, the wage and hour bill was welcomed by the Camden Furniture company at Camden, M. H. Rothert, general manager said here Monday. Mr. Rothert predicted a 15 per cent increase in business during 1939 for his company, which he said, last year produced furniture selling for about $1,000,000, of which $233,370 was paid to employes and $229,596 for lumber grown in Arkansas. An expanded program to advertise Arkansas's resources and scenic attractions, was recommended. Describing advertising methods of his company, Mr. Rothert said, "We make good furniture and we don't hesitate to let people throughoul the county know about it." The company, established in 1926 with a capacity output of 50 pieces of furniture daily, now has a capacity of 1,000 pieces daily, and employs from 250 to 300 persons throughout the year. Mr. Rothert, a graduate of the School of Industral Engineering, Notre Dame University, assumed management of the the company when 22. •;,:fi ''m 1 Mi -ll ' f v>J ~N W •4 •\ i . , t | -3-J •v»J »<l Cotton NEW ORLEANS. - (/Pi - December cotton opened Tuesday at S.80 and closed at S.S2. Spot cotton closed steady four points up, middling S.74. €\ Pjr Shopping Days ** t Till Christmas $ 600O TO &UY AN AUCO SlX „ T OOKING BACK TO CHKIST- • LJ MAS 27 YEARS AGO— Mother would have been 'delighted with a huge ribboned hat or a Fleur de Lis watch for Christmas. . . . The Montessori teaching method and Synge's play, "The Playboy of the Western World," had everybody all agog. . . , Italy was con* quering Tripoli and Chinese rebels were fighting at Kankow. . . . You would have needed $6000 to buy an Alco Six for Christmas.

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