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ARKANSAS Thursday, October 58, Editorial Commtnt Written Today and Moved by Telegraph or Coble. By I Associated Press War Analyst v . - The battle °* giants in the great ||f, betid ol the, Dnieper has reached a magnitude and. a ferocity reminiscent of Stalingrad, and like that epic struggle the present conflict casts a grim shadqw ; . -of. disaster across the Nazi armies, on, the East- tern Front. However, I think we'^tiould go slow in forming judgment as,fo the extent of the German difficulties. The world.beating Hitler is in a bad hole, but we shall do well to stick with the admonition/ that "sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof," and not make grandiose forecasts. True, the picture is gloomy for the Nazis. Even Berlin has been forced to the.. unwelcome "task of preparing the long-suffering German public for another catastrophe. The only question remaining . is what the extent of the calamity If* will be. The Nazi capital has broadcast German within the Dnieper bend. Worried Hitlerite Charlie, Mc• Carthys have passed on to the people the bitter information that a large part of their, thousand mile long line has been forced back. Moscow tells us that the Germans are throwing everything they have into the battle to stem the Red onlaught fresh troops, tanks, warplanes and artillery. In- ,dications are, however, that: this bloody resistance is being made, not with the idea of holding the present positions, but to permit the general withdrawal of the. long, front without a colosal • hews of "a large , 'drawal movement' unwidely 'debacle. A huge number of Nazi troops— originally totaling maybe half a, , million — have been or still are in danger of being, trapped-by the on-' P rushing Reds in the Dnieper bend. ' , Those German soldiers must be withdrawn so far as possible, andj , the only way for the Hitlerites to keep a gateway open for them is to 1 stage the sanguinary counter- 1 ! attacks now in^progress. As previously'Tema'rked in this column, the" position'is such thatj • wholesale disaster might grow out ' of'it. However, 'the "chances that scores of thousands of troop already have been resuced from the trap, and that many thousand more will be pulled out. When the German high comman has salvaged all that speeding tim willrpermit,' th^Hitlerites will tr to make an orderly withdrawal o the, whole line; s and fall back 01 other prepared positions. Mosco\ indicates that the Nazis are in slov but steady retreat on the crucia southern, front. The invaders ar> suffering terrible casualties am loss of materiel — but it's signifi cant that no debacle has set in. Of,course, the Germans are in a terribly dangerous position. Shoulc a.rout ; be started anywhere on theii frobt. there's no 'telling ho,w fnr the collapse,, of morale might spread Still, while, that possibility must be c.onsidered.1 we, should remember ihat thus, far the morale of the German,armies has been,top hole — apparently better than the ci vilian'morale, at home. Their re- Teat this summer to the Dnieper was a military masterpeice, anc we, have no right to jump to the conclusion that they won't be able to;duplicate this feat now. The/depth of their retreat naturally will, depend on pressure from the Russians. We believe thai the, German command plans ultimately to retire to the defenses of Hmer's.European fortress, close to the. frontiers of the, Reich. However, their tactics now are to play for_ time — to give their luck chance, to turn. Therefore one would expect them to hope, to-make a stand on the so- called^ Odessa, line, thus protecting the,, gateway, to, the. Balkans! The delaying campaign which the Germans are waging with so much success, in Italy fits in with this picture.. This Nazi stand on the Italian peninsula is, calculated to protect the. Blkans and so the dangerously, placed Hitlerite, right wing in Russia. But No Sfei of Debacle f luontinued From Page One) 17,,. - '•' " ' ' ' ' ' Another group of. fliers found trouble, when the loudspeaker in the railroad station at Lueneburg, where., they, were, being taken, announced to; the, crowd that airmen who, had: bombed Hamburg were present. 'One. of vthe men was hit by . civilians cursed them, and hot; coffee, at them but guards, protected: them from vio- lencje.: • "•''';' ''.'•' • Other, fliers who : ; had.,' a passing elimpjse of; Berlin, Augsburg and Hamburg., told, interviewers bomb dan ?ag£i had, been terrific in certain., areas, and Hamburg particu- ..,,-... .... "flat for miles and miles — la,,, shambles," --' '•/,>. w- .Ehrich;:, who .fought through -Tunisia, was wp.unde.d;five times and suffe.red.-a;collapsed lung in a mortar, burst, at Troina. Sicily. He was given, good,, treatment. by Serb doctors near Munich 'after" "a terrible trip, from the. front," but said he would have died if it had not been for Red Cross packages of fooc that arrived, regularly. Otherwise he said, we would have had spuds spuds and more spuds and some thing they call soup but which wa water. _4enny Spring. 22, of Denver Colo., former jockey who one studied for the priesthood, told the first full: story of the end of the Flying Fortress 'Butch" after i had unloaded its bombs on smoking Hamburg, Convalescing from compound skull fractures and shoulder anc leg wounds, the repatriated war prisoner, who .arrived this week in the, first exchange with Germany said four of his crew were missing from the July 25 raid and that he was saved, by, the.medical skill o; a. British prisoner. . Spring said only the intervention of, Nazi soldiers saved him from be.ing.nianhandled by angered German civilians near Hamburg 'Butch" had, fallen a mile be hind the formation when two engines were knocked out by German fighters, but the big bomber still made the run over the target he related.. Minutes after the, shout "bombs away" was heard, Spring lay un- consc.ipus besid^ his waist gun- Sgt, Eugene Morton, of El Dorado, Ark., ball turret gunner, was stretched, beside, him in the waist with a machine gun wound in his stomach; and Tailgunner Sgt. Robert. Bridges, of Deerfield, Mass., wounded in both hands and with a broken wrist, was trying without success to drag them to the escape hafch of the riddled and flaming Fortress, Spring said Lt. John Van Wie, of -ong Beach,. Qalif., University of Southern California graduate and ormer gjee, club member who was ilQting "Butch." and Engineer Alert Hlebaeco, of. East Chicago, 11., former professional wrestler, were, last seen trying to fix the Market Report POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, Oct. 18 (#)— Poultry, live; irregular 1 car. 24 trucks prices unchanged. S.T LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Stockyards, 111., Oct. 28 —W—(WFA) Hogs, 13.000; active: weights 180 Ibs up steady to 10 higher; lighter weights strong to 15 higher: sows mostly steady; bulk good and choice 180 Ibs iip 14.25-35: top 14.35: paid, freely 140-160 Ibs, 13.00.lbs, 13,00-75; 120140 Ibs, 12.25-13.25, 100-120 Ibs, 10.0012.35: good'sows mostly 13.75; few choice lots at 13.85: stage 14.00 down. Cattle, 5000 calves; 1800; sup ply moderate; trading somewhat slow but opening about steady with Wednesday; few common and medium steers 10.50-12.25; common and medium heifers and mixed yearlings 8.50-12.00; medium and [ood 13.00-14.00; common and medium beef cows 8.50-10.50; bulls opening on a basis like Tuesday; 10.00: most medium and good sausage bulls 9.00-10.50; vealers unchanged; good and choice veal- ers 15.25; medium and good'12.75- 4.00; nominal range slaughter steers 10.00-16.25; slaughter heifers 8.25 - 15.50; stocker and feeder steers 8.00-13.25. Sheep, '4000; early receipts prac- ically all trucked in lambs and ewes. Several loads reported back market not established. dominated. Transfers were around 800,000, shares due to early sizable blo.cks of .low-priced issues which were virtually unchanged. GRAIN,, AND PSOVISSIONS Chicago, Oct. 28 (/P)— Milling nterests were back in the wheat market today and prices climbed 'bout a cent in a steady advance. 'rading expanded on the upturn, Ithough still running . below the ace of a few weeks ago when he, bread cereal went into new easonal high territory. After a hesitant start, other rains advanced in sympathy with xe firmness in wheat. At the close.wheat was 3-4-^1 1-8 igher, December $1.55 7-8—$1.56. lay $1.54 3-4, rye was 5-8—1 1-8 igher, December $1.14 1-2 — 3-4, ats were up 1-8-5-8 and barley •as ahead 3-4—1 3-8.' Cash wheat No 1 hard 1.64 3-4. ats, no 3 mixed 74 1-4; no 1 'hite 82 1-2; sample grade 5-77 1-2 no. 1 special' red 81. arley, Malting, 1.30-1.45 nom; ard 1.20-1.25 nom feed. 1.05-U5 om. Field seedrper 100 Ib weights mothy 5.50. - 5.75; red top 14.005.00 red clover 31.50; sweet '.over 10.40. i 11. Thompson Nevada Native Succumbs O. L. Thompson, 54, a native of Nevada and former resident of Hope, died yesterday at 'his home near Texarkana. He is. survived by his widow. Mrs. Le.ttie. Thompson, one son D L. Thompson, J. of Texarkana. a daughter. Mrs. John U. Massey cif Shreveport. one. sislcr. Mrs. j" G. Garrett of Sutton and a brother, Milton Thompson of Texarkana. Funeral services will be conducted at the First Buptisl Church here, at 3:30 Friday afternoon with the Rev. W. R. Hamilton officiating Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. Hope Woman Dies at Home on Wednesday Mrs. Ethel Thomason, 48, a resident of Hope for many years, died at her home here yesterday. She is the wife of J. G. Thomason. Funeral services will be held at the Firsl Baptist Church nt 3:30 p.m. loduy. Burial will be in Rose Mill Cemetery. Besides her husband she is survived by 2 sons, Dayton and Fred Thomason of U. S. Navy, and a daughter, Mrs. Joe McCulley of Hope. Repatriated U,S. Fliers Tell Qrirn Tales Production of High Octane Gas Hits Goal Washington, Oct. 28 —(/P)— Production of 100-octone aviation gasoline already has reached the "ultimate" 1944 goal as set by the gov- ernmcnl in the. spring of 1942, Ihe petroleum administration for war reported today. Thirty-two plants are already complete and 40 more will be in operation wilhin four months, the announcement said, adding the whole investment for new facilities is about $900,000,000, of which 75 RCAF Cadet Questioned in Heiress Slaying New York, Oct. 28 —(/P)— Detectives who subjected Wayne Loner- gnn. 26, RCAF cadet, to a relentless 13-hour overnight grilling about his heiress wife's slaying claimed today they were "whittling clown his story and cutting H ( 0 shreds." A detective said Lonergan might be taken to the apartment where pretty 22-year-old Patricia Burton Lonergan , wns bludgeoned with bronze candlesticks and strangled to death last Sunday, and there questioned anew about his movements over the weekend. "We feel thai we have good circumstantial case a very against percent is financed panies. by oil com- The program "considerably" ox| cccds the synthetic rubber pro- h ° V Administrator Ralph K. Davies from Nazi prison camps j said brought back grim stories of how c ' . he bomb-battered people of Ger- ! Secretary Ic ><es, petroleum many were taking revenge on cap- ured American fliers, first . when rived at Liverpool from ad- said yesterday in ded- thei1 ' a new 100-octane plant at Marcus Hook, Pa.. 26 more plants would be completed before spring. Ickes referred to "catalytic crack, o , u ''many j i n g units" — basic units for 100 rZ r n h, Censorship ! octane - whereas today's figure of lions nnt'M nH °" "" I 4 ° inCllldeS a11 P'™tS "which Will tions until today. i turn out tne finishcd product< The, airmen reported being spat I Production of 100-octane gasoline Tbv S w n H C '' UeIly m!lUrcat - now is more than four times as stninmtn <^L 'r S n Pe ° Ple ^^ l great as in earf y 1942 - and within Benjamin Spring of Denver, Colo., a few months it will be eight times that while eight captured air- ( as great, PAW said, listing for the were at the Hamburg depot | first time the locations of all new to be moved to a camp the plants station announcer explained "over Since Pearl Harbor, PAW and the vim right now," a detective said, "a case that will be extremely difficult for any defense to attack, knock down or .shake in any degree." The detective said when discrepancies in his story were pointed out to Lonergan, the husky cadet smiled or shrugged his shoulders. Throughout the questioning, the detective said, he puffed cigurets nervously. "He has become a chain smoker, lighting one cigaret from another," the investigator declared. Lonergan clung steadfastly to his story during the questioning stoutly maintaining he had no part in the slaying of his wife. As Assistant District Attorney Jacob Grumet strode,from the Interrogation room at 6:10 a. m. to go home for some sleep before resuming the examination, he said Lonergan was "self-possessed" throughout the night-long session. The husky young man, who returned from Toronto voluntarily last night accompanied by detectives, would catch up on sleep in the district attorney's office where there are accommodations, Grumet said. Detectives arc checking state- Widener Woman New President of UDC Hoi Springs, Ocl. 28 —(/P)— Miss T. D, Rambo, of Widener, was elected, president of the Arkansas division, United Daughters of the Confederacy here today. Other, off leers elected,: Mrs. Ruth Hardln, Fort Smith; Mrs. W. W. walker, North Little Rock; nnd Miss Edna Dickey', Montlcello. vice presidents; Mrs. George Hutton, Hot Springs, recording secretary; Miss Birdie Kirklantl. Little Rock, treasurer; Mrs. S. C. Dillinger.^ Fayetteville, historian; Mrs. R. S. Clanohan, El Dorado, registrar; Mrs. B. A. Mouring, Little Rock, recorder of crosses; Mrs. W. E. Massey, Hot Springs, parliamentarian, Miss Mary Sweet, Widener, corresponding secretary. The convention received reports showing the organization had purchased $0,900 in war bonds. (C REDB1000! miu or wo ose s c r monthly periods that you fenl ttt ttrcnk, "dragged out"— <luc to low bloo Iron— start today— try Lydla E. Imm's Compound TABLETS Here's One of the Beet •hd Quickest Home Way* I. ; You girls who Buffer from, simple, *i)«* miu or who lose so much durtni tttea, , ood-'/, lnltJi' (With milled Iron). Plnkhnm's Tablets Is one of tH« nrcniPBt blood-Iron tonics you can bujr to iH'lp build up red blood to give mof» ntreugth mid cnargy slid to promote *. more rob us I bloodstream — 111 suchi cnaes. 'C Taken as directed — Plnkhnm's Tablets Is one of the beat and quickest homo ways to get precious Iron Into the blood. Just try them for at least 30 days — thpn see If you, too, don't remarkably benellt. Follow label directions. Well wortli tryingl NEW YORK COTTON New York; Oct. 28 (/P}— Cot- NEVER mm CAUSE OFMCKACHES ver 4Q eiappy reM aud will help tfc. Sty tube* fliwU tut poiaououi a Uw4. Oet Doau 1 * PiU^ n trading developed more activ- y : tpday but prices kept in a nar- ow range. A new government in- itation to bid on nearly ten and a uarter. million yards of. sheeting for.coating use and.attendant trade price fixing bolstered nearby positions, Late afternoon values were 5 cents a bale higher to 20 cents' lower, Dec 20.07, Men 19.88 and Mav 19.71. Futures closed (old.contracts) 15 cents a bale higher to 10 cents lower, Dec high 20.09. low 20.03 — close 20.09,up 3. Men high 19.92 — low 19.85 — close 19.92 up 3 May high 19.74 — low 19,70 — close 19.74 unchanged Jly high 19.60 — low 19.56.— close 19.59N off'2 Middling spot 20.89N up 5 N-nominal. the loud speaker Ihat the prisoners were American fliers, and at that NEW ORLEANS COTTON New Orleans, Oct. 28 (&}— Cotton futures were irregular here today. The market closed steady 25 cents a bale lower to 5 cents higher: Dec high 20.03 — low 20.27 — close 20.29—30 up 1 Mch high 20.13 — low 20.11 — close 20.13 unchanged May high 19.97 — low 19.90,— close 19.96B off 2 Jly high 19.81— low 19,81 — close 19.83 B off 2 Oct high 19.52 — low 19.51 — close 19.51B off 5 B-bid. Spot cotton closed steady and unchanged; sales 4,551, low middling 16.15, middling 20.0?, good middling 20.50, receipts 1,448, stock 174,096. . Germans hissed curses at them. When Staff Sgt. Milton Williams of, Omaha, Neb., bailed out near Bremen, he was surrounded by armed ; German civilians • *'who threatened'to/shoot, and Williams was saved only by a Nazi soldier. Another airman said he heard that some of his comrades actually were shot. One flier was walking through a hospital ward when a Nazi patient sat up and. shouted "American swine." Said the. American — "That's right — Hail Roonevelt." For that he was severely reprimanded and was not allowed to bathe for several- weeks. Few of the stories even had that grim touch of humor. Another American said German doctors handled him so roughly that he became unconscious from pain. Despite all this, however, the Germans apparently were becoming war weary and returning airmen said the Nazis — even members of the armed forces — were praying for the end of the war. Some even predicted that it would come during the first or second month of 1944. oil industry have initiated 72 major 100-octane construction projects. In _ . St0nes and addition 22 domestic plants have been scheduled in PAW's 1944 program and engineering work on these has been proceeding for some time. The U. S. has imported about 65,000 IDIIS of abaca annually. antique candlestick nearby. called upon to face several cafe society friends of the Lonergans who also told what they knew of the case. No charges have been made against Lonergan. Grumet said last night "Lonergan will not be charged with murder now. He may be charged later." The comely Mrs. Lonergan, heir to a $5,000,000 brewery fortune, was found beaten and strangled to death Sunday night in her richly furnished Beekman Hill apartment. Her unclad body was discovered sprawled across a bod, a heavy, Can you keep your pleasant disposition—can you meet, the. demands for more work, these war-busy days? With the proper vitamin intake you will take things in your stride without feeling a letdown! See your doctor and ask him what kind of vitamins he advises you to get here. Cosmetics, Perfumes, Toiletries, Bath.Aids and Compacts in Stock nt Drug Store Phone 600 NEW YORK STOCKS New York, Oct. 28 W)— Util- ty preferreds pushed up in today's stock market but light profit tak- ng in recently strong specialties such as the liquors tended to shift most leaders to the minus ranks. Prices began to slip here and here after a fairly steady open- ng. Cheering, however, was the act that activity dwindles! appreciably as trends wavered. While cattered favorites held advances if J to 4 points near the close, de- lines of fractions to 1 or more pre- utomatic pilot after the bail out rder had been given. '•Bridges couldn't move any of us jecause of his shattered hands ana; le said he would sit down and die vilh us," said Spring, who once ode under the name o| Johnnie Davis at Agua Caliente and Hollywood tracks. "But finally we decided to bail ut. How we did it, I don't know, ut we finally managed to climb ut of the waistguh windows. "The right waistgunner, whose ame I don't rem.emb.er be.caus.e, e was a new crew member! die'd n tfie ground. "I didn't pull my 'chute until I as ne.ar the grpu.nd,, and tore most f the muscles"in my back when it nolly opened. Maniac Sought (Conlinued From Page One) and was "capable of pulling up a good fight," Miss Owen said. Miss. Owen, 32-year-old slenog- rapher formerly employed at the hospital, told authorilies she mel Ihe nurse at 5:45 p. m., Tuesday and: went to a movie, where they "shivered through a murder mystery." Then they went to a service club "hobo" party at a hotel. They lefl at 11:40, and Miss Owen accompanied Ihe nurse Iwo blocks. Miss Lawrence started walking Ihe remaining 10 blocks lo Ihe hospilal The body was found aboul 5 p. m. yesterday, Schwartz said Ihe body lay 10 feet from a spol covered wilh blood and Ihere were no marks of. dragging m between, indicating Ihe nurse had been carried Ihe dis- lance. Her clothes had been pulled up over her head. The dislrict attorney added the autopsy showed the victim possibly had been picked up while still alive and her head and face bashed against rocks protruding from the soil. He. disclosed a man, whom he did nol identify, reported he was sitting in h.is automobile in front of. the hospilal aboul midnight Tuesday, waiting for his wife to finish work at the institution Tuesday, when he he.ard a scream, followed shortly aflerward by anolher scream. Driving away, he lold Ihe prosecutor, he saw a man walking alongside the hospital, and as Ihe cat- lights picked him up, the man drew back inlo Ihe shadow of a wall. Examin.alion showed Miss Lawrence had a cul on Ihe hand and scratches a/id bruises on the legs. Dr. Carpenter said she was not killed by the first blow. Her empty purse was found in the field. Finches are the largest family birds, having more than 1,200 species. e, Right Accessories Costume Jewelry Come in and choose from our sparkling selection of fascinating modern styles in Costume Jewelry. Glittering silver, glowing pearls, fake jewelry and colorful plastic jewelry, all included in this eye-catching collection. . . . 98cup Genuine Silver—Hand wrought into beautiful Mexican bracelets / pins and earrings. . . . 1.95 to 12.95 Fall Bags / All the most wanted.styles and fabrics included in this exciting handbag event. Sleek looking, with compartments that hold everything. In high cojor or sophisticated black. ... Genuine Leathers in Blacks, Browns and Navy. . . . 1.95 to 5.95 TALBOT'S Outfit th* Family" ; ; October 28, 1943 crtona I Phone 76« Between , Editor 6 i, m, «nd 4 p, m. Calendar ....—=„• Oetdber 28th Mrs. 'fyt. M. Mcbloughan will bo If ho^o*s.to the Friday Contract club t nn*r. f ,h nt ^ c Thursday afternoon, The Service class of the First Christian. Church will meet In the church recreational 'rooms tor a social; .'8 o'clock. Hostesses arc Mrs, Millard Bnggctt, Mrs. Martin wol, Mrs. Harry Phipps, and Miss flurjoric Snydcr. gonayj' November 1st I The 'Y.W.A. of Ihe First Baplist iurch will mccl at the church iSp. m. Tinehen-Gunter |T,h'c; marriage of Miss Dorothy auntcr,, daughter of Mrs. Ethel SUratt*." Gunlcr of Fort Smith, RBrmerly of Hope, lo Charles Ed- Bard Qlinehcn, pharmacist ,matc first class in Ihe navy, son of Mr. Ind Mrs. R. H. Cllnchcn of Faycllc- Hlc, was solemnized Thursday, cjlpbcr '21, at the home of the cjc's aunl and uncle, Mr. and IN. W. R. Lamon, Fort Smith. Me Rev. James Butler, Jr., pcr- pvmcd the ceremony. Thc bridal couple will live in tjntinglon, W. Va., where the •Jdcgroom is stationed with the javy Recruiting slaff. rs. Clinehen is a graduate of -ais Stale College for Women, Jqrjlon, and for Ihe pasl two years .Slip has been librarian tor Washington county, Mr. Clinehen is a frtifluate of Denver School of "PI a'rmacy. fnmy Lewis Celebrates Birthday •Celebrating Ihe fifth birthday of icr lilllc son, Jimmy, Mrs. Olin /is entertained at Kindergarten ' .1 Hallowe'en party Wednes- rty afternoon, October 27. Favors of caps, false faces, thistles, and bags of candy in Hal^e en colors were presented the uests on their arrival. Two large chocolate birthday Acs lopped with five glowing psajijilles centered the host's table, maller tables were also arranged iCNE PIMPLES ^ASE ITCHING-BURNING nntisoplio Black nnd lo Ointment. Uso only 3,directed. Clonnso with 31aok nml White Skin Soap. BLACK and WHITE OINTMENT RELIEVE SORENESS PROMOTE HEALING NEW SAENGER '«> • ? -NOW- George Raft in -'Background To Danger 7 . Friday - Saturday FIGHTCRS ELLIOTT and .». I lawn g , ANNMILIIR j^ljQCHIilfi^V.JOHt^i RIAL TO NOW •f Jean Parker in Tomorrow » We Live' and , Basil Rathbone in 'Sherlock / Holmes Faces Death' ^s.sv ; f rjday - Saturday Burnette in 'Beyond the "Last Frontier' and / Guy Kibbee 'Scattergood );;•• Survives A Myrdtr' about the room. Ice cream and cake were served after which the honoroc was showered with birthday gifts. Birthday Party Honors Miss Ann Howard Houston Mrs. Howard Houston entertained at her home on South Elm street for her daughter, Ann Howard, who was celebrating her eighth birthday. The Hallowe'en motif wns carried out in the decorations games, and refreshments. The honorce received many lovely gifts from the following friends attending the party: Kay and Judy Franks, Betty Jones, Roberta Howard, Nanette Williams, Jan and Judy Moses Helen Marie Hall .Barbara Ilamill ton. Jimmy C o m p I o n, Jackie Strickland, Mary Frances Hnmm Sydney McMalh, Mattic Pctrcc, Diannc and Skippy Bryan, Carolyn Coffee, Polly Joe Complon, Johnnie Mac Cox, Bobby Copeland, Jack and Jerry Jones, fieri Chamberlain Mary Sue McFadclin. Anne Sue Bright, Verna Jo Fills, Peggy Marie Pentecost. Mary Ann and William Martin, Arthur Dale Hefner, Sandra Robins, Jackie Holt, Rcmbna Sccc, Gerry Gilbert, and Billy and Sue Houston. Polly Tolleson Joins Literary Club a"{ T.S.C.W. Miss Mary Pauline Tolleson daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. P Tolleson. 1220 South Main, is a pledge to the Philomathia club at Texas Stale College for Women. Denlon, according to a letter from the club. Rushing for Ihe eleven literary clubs on the campus closed October 18. Paisley P.-T.A. to Sponsor Rummage Sale Members of Paisley P.-T.A. will have their annual rummage sale Saturday. October 30, in a downtown store. Mrs. Albert Graves, chairman of the committee, has asked for dona- lions of old clothing and oilier discarded Hems suitable' for the sale. Those having articles to contribute are asked lo call Mrs. Graves at 202 for immediate collection. Funds derived from the sale will be used for a worthwhile school project. HOP! STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Coming and Going Tom Wardlaw has returned from a trip lo New Orleans. Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Young, who have spent the past month in Kansas City, returned to their home yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Fay James and Mr and Mrs. Charles Harrcll will spend the week-end in Ocnton, Texas, with their daughters, Miss Billye James and Miss Frances Han-ell. After a visit in the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Schooley, Mrs. James Edward Schooley and son, Jim, have returned to their home in Texarkana. Captain Schooley is now stationed in New Guinea. Mrs. Inez Biddle and daughter, Linda, have returned from a" visit with * Mrs. L, R. Graves and Mrs. T. W. Lowe in Garland and Cleveland, Texas. • ; Communiques October 2fi Jack Martin Fulkerson of Mope was commissioned a second lieutenant in the army of the Bible Course Offered at Tabernacle De-ginning Monday night at 7:45 and continuing for ton consecutive nights, a study course on 'Ages and Dispensations" is being offered at the Gospel Tabernacle. Text books will be provided, if desired, for home study, or one may attend and get the bcnetit of the nightly 'ec- lurcs without previous study. Hcv. Paul Gnston, who has twice taught this course lo larga classes in Dallas and Port Arthur, Texas, will be instructor. To Sunday School teachers and all church workers this course is invaluable, as it gives an "overall" prospective of the entire Bible, niiiking it a book of new meaning to many. Special certificates of merit will be given to all completing the course. —«V*. ft «»«<— . Reunion Honors Navy Man Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Fuller of Mope held a family reunion at their home Sunday, October 24. honoring their son, Fred Fuller, season second class, who is home on a furlough. Mr. Fuller is stationed at the Corpus Christ! naval base. Those enjoying the reunion were: Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Fuller and daughter, Mary Lee, Mrs. R. L. Brown and son .Phillip Ray, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Fuller and children, Don and Carlcne, Mr. and Mrs. Jewell Shields and daughter. Marilyn, Mr and Mrs. Irwcn Belts and daughter, Linda Joy, Mr. and Mrs. D. G. Starncs. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Starncs and children. Gloria Gail and Richard. Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Latterly and children. Geraldinc, Doris Jean, Jimmy, and Frankscne, Mr. and Mrs. Jewell May and children, Mary and Cannon. Mr. and Mrs. Jewell May. Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Jad< Huckabce and sons, Mrs. J. R. Kennedy. Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Ratcliff, Mrs. Z. H. Bolts, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Martin and son, all of Hope. Mrs. Ward Nichols and son and Mrs. H. L. Burnett and son, and Mrs. M. Adkins of Shrcveport, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sexton and children, and Miss Irene Williams of Emmet. Mr. and Mrs. Finley Turnagc and children of Texarkana. -- oa :» «c» BEATS RENO II lakes less than a minute lo dissolve Iho marriage bonds of a Kurd, in the eastern part of Turkey. The man simply says, "I divorce you/' three times and the parlies are free. United States upon successful completion of Officer Candidate School jit .Fort Benning, Ga. Lt. Fulkerson is the son of. Mr. and Mrs. James A. Fulkerson of Martinville, Ark. He was inducted into the army April 12, 1U43, and served with the Louisiana Stale University ROTC unit. Ll. Fulkerson is a graduate of Mope High School, where he was prominent in football, basketball, an,, track activities. Later he attended Louisiana Stale University, where he also slurred in'athlelics. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Boyctt, '02C North Main street, have received an interesting letter from their son, Pfc. Howard Boyett, United Stales Marine Corps, slating, that he..arrived safely in the Pacific area October J8. Pfc. Boyell spent the past 18 months in San Francisco receiving specialized training in the finance department. Barrel of Fun ' Kids and a keg make for gay sport at Kensington, England, where j these children of British war workers are playing in a nursery- Object of game is to stand on lop of the rolling barrel, Beau Diplomat j This handsome man with the i the silver hair is none other i than our new undersecretary of state, Edward R. Stettinius. Woodmen to Meet With State. Manager W. A. Cidwell, new state Woodman managers, will attend a local meeting tonight of Ihe Hope lodge, it was announced today. All members ;j;-e urged to atlcnc'. Hollywood By ROBBIN COONS Hollywood Carli Elinor, the violinist who taught Claude Hains lo "play" the violin in six weeks, is tackling the same job with Peter Coe, Maria Montez's new leading man. Though Rains'* fiddling in "Phan- lom of Ihe Opera" was dubbed in, Elinor says his fingering and bowing were so accurate that he could nave played the one selection he learned. Coe, as a gypsy violinist in "Gypsy Wildcat," must learn several tunes — and play as if he had;been :born with.a fiddle in his I hands/ '• ' •••'':; '•'']•]'' '•}• i Playing now in "Gung Ho," which .keeps him in the'sun much of the time, Coe was saying he had lo lose some of his sun-Ian before starling Ihe new picture, which is in color. "I know the perfecl way lo lose Errand for By Malcolm Taylor COPYRIGHT. 1943, NBA SERVICE, INC. TAKE-OFF CHAPTER XXVIII « A ND that's that," said Imhof •"• as they gained the blacked- out street. "Snappy work, Puss!" Pat gave a little skip of exultation, linked his free arm in hers and lengthened her stride to his. With hearts that beat high with hope, they made their way through the pilch-dark streets of Mannheim. But not to Pforzheimer's. "Rick!" "Pat!" Brother and sister embraced each other joyfully in the street outside the rendezvous Imhof had set. Then, with Pat in the middle, hand in hand with each of her beloved twain, they walked on. "Hadn't wo better break our news to Rick?" Imhof asked her presently. "I haven't a strained ankle tendon tonight," laughed Rick. "I knew your nevys as soon as I-saw you together."' When they reached the place where Enzell was to meet them, he was not to be seen. Imhof looked at his watch. Next instant they all jumped. "Here I am," a voice said out of the darkness. It was only when its owner movsd forward that they saw him, so well had Enzell concealed himself in the coign of a wall a few feet from them. "Am I glad lo be going!" Enzell whispered to Imhof. They were in his shadow-shrouded cofgn, where they had retired with the valise, while Pat and Rick kept watch a few feet off. "The Gestapo know I'm in Mannheim," he went on as he opened the valise and proceeded swiftly to change. "It was me they were looking for at the hideout earlier. Groner gave me away." Leaving -£nzell's discarded clothes as a windfall for some tramp, they mudo their way to *e entrance of the field. Schroeder's pass and the permit for ftis "relatives," after due inspection, gained them entrance from the blacked- out street to a dimmed-out waiting room. Imhof hurried off to don Schroeder's flying kit and the others stood around, talking in awed tones and looking about with the apparent curiosity of laymen. * * # QN Imhof's return, a field em- ploye led the party through an empty hangar out lo the field and then down its blacked-oul length lo the start of the runway, where Imhof's plane was standing ready, the propellers ticking over. A aavigator-radioman and a mechanic climbed in. "Goodby, Liebchen," said Imhof tenderly, folding Pat in his Pat clung to him, murmuring wifely farewells. "Goodby, Franz, look after your sister," said Imhof to Rick. "Goodby, Joseph," he added to Enzell, and entered the plane. "Let's go down (he runway and see hisi take ofT," Rick suggested eagerly. "Come!" said Enzell to Pat, who reluctantly turned away and went with them, accompanied by the field attendant Imhof made his way to the pilot's seat. Carefully following Rick's instructions, he plugged into the intercom. "Okay, Stein? Okay, Gluck?" "Okay," each replied in turn. With an eye that seemed casual and practiced but was in reality blank and uncomprehending, he glanced over the array of dials and gauges and meters on the instrument panel. Then he looked for the throttle. Yes, this must be it. 'Clowly," Rick had said, and slowly Imhof advance^ the throttle. The roar of the engines was like an answer to his prayer. "Push stick well forward," Rick had said. Imhof pushed, still advancing the throttle. In a moment the plane shot down the runway. * * * "MOW! 1 ' thought Imhof anc started operations. "She doesn't feel right," he complained to Gluck, "Take a squint at the rev counter." "Now for the pay-off!" though! Imhof as Gluck leaned forward. Keeping one hand on the wheel, he whipped his automatic from under his arm pit and lunged across at Gluck with the butt. The blow caught the mechanic just right and he crumpled up with hardly a sound, The party on the runway heard the plane thunder nearer, invisible in the darkness. All at once the roar of the engines died down. "Somethjng's wrong!" cried Pat Wildly. "Oh, Kurt, Kurt!" She darted down the runway. "Come back!" ordered the field man sharply. "It's all right," Enzell added soothingly, peering at the man's face, a pale blob in the -darkness. Then his feet moved, his arm shot out and the field man went down without a peep. The plane ran to a slop. Swiflly plugging out of the in- lercom, Imhof stole aft. "Schroeder! What's the rrmtter?" asked the startled Stein, seeing Imhof approach. "Hands up," Imhof commanded, leveling the automatic. "And stand away from that radio." Keeping the navigator covered, Imhof backed away, fumbled behind him for the handle and opened the door of the plane. Next instant there was the thud of running feet. Pat scrambled aboard, almost without the assistance of Rick and Enzell, who immediately followed. "Swell work!" commended Enzell, grabbing the automatic and checking Stein, as Pat flung her arms rejoicing around Imhof. Rick darted to the pilot's seat at the same instant and, with the engines going great guns, the plane thundered omvard. Characters i.nd aiuatloas ari UeUtlous,. Any scaemblanco to actual per ons (To happening^ is eoiacIUeijta.3, a tan,." suggested Elinor. "You take your violin, and you stay inside until you learn your pieces and you will come oul several shades lighter!" Coe, is a husky chap with a build and personality fitted for virile roles — so husky, in fact, that it's hard to believe that as a child in pusl-Wiir Yugoslavia he sufi'oi'CG from rickets. Born on Armistice Day, 1918, his ftither alj.siinl in t.hc nriiiw, Peli-i- was taken by his governess into the mountains' for safckecpnig when his mother died. Poorly fed and deprived of milk, he developed rickets and did not walk until he was seven. But at four he learned to swim -- and developed into a champion. He swam in Billy Rose's Aquacudc in 1940, ai.c. lies noted in Broadway plays including "My Sister Eileen," 'T' Fifth Column" and "Man in Shadow." . . . Tyrone Power, John Payne and George Montgomery — all in the armed forces for months — are still tops in fan mail among 20th century - POX'S mKlo M.-.r.s . , 2°''"l-» , '.rtien-",, ball-:," in Inree Cheers for the Boys" is taking her last pair of big-meshed lastex opera hose — she says from now on she'll have to dance barelegged . . . One Hollywood farmerette picked a good crop. Two years before Pearl Harbor, Helen Vinson bought a 170-acre farm near Williamsburg, Va. On the advice of Page Throe Lucky Harvest Alloona, Pa. — (/P)— George Swarlz had luck with his Victory Garden. He harvested a potato weighing nearly three pounds — and shaped like a horseshoe. Joseph F. Widener, Financier, Dies Philadelphia, Ocl. 2C- —(/p)— Joseph E. Wdiener, 71, millionaire sporlsman, financier and art collector, died today at his home. "Lynnewood Hall," in suburban Elkins Park. .. .., Widener only this year gave to the United Stales Treasury Dcparl- ment his vast art collection valued at $18,000,000 lo $20,000,000 Now on display in Ihe Nalional Gallery of Art in Washington it has been adjudged by many experts the world's finest private collection. Furniture Dealer in Little Rock Dies Lillle Rock, Ocl. 26 —(/PjJohn Woodfin Tucker, 53, presidenl of 1hc John Tucker Furniture Company, died at his home here today. A native of Tucker, Jefferson county, he was the son of Captain and Mrs. John Woodfin Tucker of TuckRL-. He was educated at Arkansas Military Academy, Little Rock, and Castle Heights Military School, Lebanon, Tenn. He is survived by his wife, the former Miss Jamie Niven, a daughter, two sisters and two brothers, including D. E. Tucker of Tucker. TEMPERATURE TRICKS Water freezes every night of the year ul Alto Curcerim. in Bolivia, while at noon there the sun is hot enough to blister the skin. Spread Mbrollne between tlmfflh ftnd flnSer. tang fibres proveMorpltoe • Web quality. For mlsor burns. e«t». chafe? liniliwn, ftbranlona sod frttitioi™6?7triDl6 size, only Ihe nearby counly expcrimenlal slalion, she planted most of Ihe land in Iwo varieties of soybean, which has become a basis for plastics, paints and food. "She's remarkable," says Patric Knowles,' playing in "The Third Glory" with her. "After a love scene, we go over in a corner and non Over 15 MiU'm Times Recommended to do just two things: relieve constipation and gas on the stomach. This successful prescription is now put up under the name of ADLERIKA. Get a bottle of Adlerika next time you stop at your druggist's and see for yourself how quickly gas is relieved and gentle but thorough bowel action follows. Good for old and young, Get Adlerika from your drueeiit today John S. Gibson Drug Co. Non-Rationed Dress Shoes Here are the first un- ralioned dress, types for you. Lots of looks and no ration stamp required. As above in either Green or Red Crash. above in Brown Red Gabardine. 0.45 As above in Black Gabardine. Patcnl Trim. HOPE'S FINEST DEPARTMENT STORE Chas. A. HaynesCo. ON MAIN ftSS'JSgiiliW'Sg- Chase _ Sanborn COFFEE 2-Lb. D eq f Full Cream SALAD 'Dressing Qt.Jor "1C Eskimo Enriched FLOUR 2T. . 1.69 Buy It by the Barrel! • Produce Department • TOMATOES Loge Ripe Per Lb. 15c LETTUCE L09e Crisp Heads Head BANANAS Yellow Jumbos Per Lb. lOc GRAPEFRUIT Large Size Per Doz. 49c ORANGES Fesh Stock 30c TOKAY GRAPES Per Lb. 15c Red Rose OLEO Per Lb. STEW MEAT £ 23< STEAK Sirloin or p er T-Bone NECK BONES Per Lb. Fresh Yard EGGS Per Dozen Per Lb. BEEF ROAST Per Lb. QUAKER ENRICHED FLOUR Finest of Fine Flours 2.23 - 8.75 48-Lb. Sack Per Barrel Pure LARD 8-Lb. On. 1.39 Quaker OATS 3-Lb. Pkg, 23c Nu-Way BLEACH Bottle lOc Skinner's Per Raisin Bran Pk 9> We Have a Gpod Stock of NEW SORGHUM Clabber Girl 2-Lb. Baking Pwd. Pkg Arm & Hammer 7 OC SODA Pkgs.ZDC Regular 5c MATO'-.S *f\ IUC Assorted Watts— Light Bulbs Eoch Old Dutch 2 CLEANSER Cans jOc 15c Quaker's Sugared Schumacher Try Our Quaker 100 DaJry Ration r Ful-o-Pep DOG FOOD Sack GROUND BEEF n 25' STUE ART'S 25-tlx 1 I, 207 S. 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