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V -' ' 0 MOM S T A R ( H 0 f> f,, ARK .A H'.SJA 8 Wednesday, II ^F i M W • • • "»f . .. • • —' * •"•'„' •• • •'_'_; ......... '--•'•--_... --—. -r-'lr" J]ILU«I--_;I.-JJL-. -_• ^^^ ' ._'.j- '" . T?T.-"" ' |-Tl- i - — ---"- -., L_ i : '' MayMef tesf fa Lebanon_Pisorder inaly$i$|f the News by < ., MX ', . l * ckenzie How Destroyer Borie Fought Nazi Sub to Death ritfjIn/Today and oved by Telegraph or Cable. *, iBy OeWITT MacKENZIE , 'Associated Press War Analyst JR would be difficult to wrap up , a! larger amount of explosive in a uStitaUer package than has been '^dotse bv circumstances in the case o^ the tiny republic of Lebanon. iThe efforts of this unquenchable , bantam state to escape the French ' mandate and establish its absolute iisrtependence. with the resulting disturbances and bloodshed, have cheated a dangerous problem for the United Nations. Indeed, the situation has become so serious i {Hat one would expect it to be one > of the important matters to be - dfealt with at any conference which r J ma> be held bv Messrs Roosevelt, •> Churchill and Stalin. You will recall that at the time : of World War Number One Le' banpn was part of the Turkish pro- i vjlee of 'Syria. The Allies drove ' thlfrurks, out and Syria was placed tii|||r French mandate. < 'Islbanon was most unhappy about " this arrangement for two reasons. - Sfee didn't want to be controlled by V.'th'e French, but preferred either '-< Alnerica or Britain, and she didn't \v-' r sh to be part of Syria, which is Moslem while Lebanon was one of th,e earliest Christian countries. Ftance gave her autonomous status,- but still retained control. in the present war the fieht between (V S Navy Skelcti From NEA) U. S. destroyer and a Nazi submarine is captured in this drawing Urges Baptists tp Get Church Out of Debt Little Rock, Nov. 17 (#)— The Rev. C. E. Lawrence, Little Rock, today urged Arkansas Baptists to put forth every effort in coopera* tion with other stales in the Southern Baptist convention to free the denomination from indebtedness j by Jan, 1, 1944. I Addressing the Second day's session of Arkansas Baptist conven-. tion, the Rev. Mr. Lawrence said that all but $100,000 of a $0,500,000 debt on Southern Baptist institutions had been retired. He attributed much of the progress to work ot the "100,000 club" organized by ministers ten years ago. The speaker also recommended that the churches begin now to ac- cnmlate funds to send missionaries to foreign countries afler the war. Reporting on state mission, the Rev. E. B. Abing'.on, West Memphis, said plans are now underway to give financial aid to churches situated near defense plants and to establish mission stations. The mis sion board has applied for priori ties to build a church at Plainview gate of the Pine Bluff arsenal, and will cooperate, wilh the Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board in stationing a missionary near the Japanese relocation centers in Southeast Arkansas, he announced. Mean 'Big Inch' C Turkey to Be Missing From Many Tables By The Associated Press Turkey. Ihe bird Unit is symbolic of the holiday dinner, will be missing from many of the nation's dinner tables on Thanksgiving. Although this year's turkey crop is only slightly .smaller than in 1042, trade experts said today wartime factors have created a unique situation and many large cities, iind most of the eastern stlltcs ' I facluring The II mine wus will find the turkey supply limited. mcrod i ust Feb. 3 by RAF ^ However, they offered a word of I quitos and it was estimated IhenU Planes Blast Power Plant in Norway London, Nov. 17 OTA power station at RJuknn; about 00 miles west of Oslo, and a Molybdenum mine til Khnbon were blasled yes- lerday bv Britain-based U.S. heavy bombers'which flow through hcnvy- snowstorms to deal a new blow lo German war industry «i Norway. i Molybdenum, used in hardening • steel is vital to munitions maim- ham- Rsdrtesday, November 17, 1943 HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Page Thr«« Social and P ertona I Daisy Dorothy Heard, Editor Phone 768 between 8 a. m, and 4 p. rtl. case. Both vessels svere sunk in the encounter. imprisoned Lebanese ministers and try to-straighten things, out. That's the situation as it. is at i the moment, and one doesn't need I to be clairvoyant to see that it's packed-with dynamite. Among the dangers may be listed these: 1. The friendship of the many Moslem peoples, which means so li^ariv 111 Lilc yitracin »OA n»*- IVlOSlcni pcypica, >vm\-i* i»i,_iiM..j w — Hitlerites, with the connivance of [much to the United Nations and the the French Vichy government, i wore infiltrating into militarily strategic Syria when the British anEv'Free French sent troops into tht "country and took charge. 'She Free French under General de Gaulle assumed administration apd his representative, General Georges Catroux, promised Lebanon and Syria their independence. iHowever, freedom didn't move fast enough for the Lebanese and recently they took matters into their i security of the Middle East, is heavily involved. 2. General de Gaulle, who has been having his difficulties with London and Washington, is again in a tough spot: Involved in not only his personal status but that of his Committee of National Liberation which the Free French hope to see become the provisional government of liberated' France. The position is such ,as could affect the post-war relations of France and the other Gently tney IOOK. iiiaueio unu M«=H relations 01 r ratine cum me umci. own hands by proclaiming their n j te( j Nations, and this imbroglio Market Report 0 , NEW YORK STOCKS New York, Nov. 17 (.<?)— The stock market lost ground today under the weight of sporadic liquidation and most leaders were behind despite resistance late in the session. Selling was well scattered NEW YORK COTTON Futures closed (old contracts) unchanged to 25 cents a bale high- Dec high 19.8G — low 19.80close 19.84-86 u p 5 Men high 19.60 — low 19.53 —close 19.57-58 up 2 selling wtis wcu o^«n.^iv-« ia.ji-.jtj WH *through the list and left numerous i May high 19.35 — low 19.27 —close ^r.^ m inont issups behind fractions 19.30 unchanged sovereignty. The French delegate general, Jean-Louis Helleu, arrested the Lebanese ministers, and subsequent clashes between French troops and demonstrators resulted in scores of casualties. /The Moslems of Syria immediately swung into support of their one-time enemies, the .Christian Lebanese. The whole great Moslem ' world of the Middle East began to see with resentment against the French. Saudia Arabia's powerful , Moslem King, Ibn Saud, protested tHix French action but telegraphed to the Syrian government to.keep cijlm. ^Britain protested to the French Committee of National Liberation -..1S2'— /-t«~. n .* n l At* flfnillo in Al de Gaulle in Al and th.e United States also representations. De Gaull KlGeneral Catroux to release th U You Suffer'PERIODIC' FEMALE PAIN With Its Weak, gCranky, Nervous Feelings Isuch times you. like BO many In and girls suffer from cramps, aches, backache, nervous .tired j-^jigs, are a bit blue—due to func- tfonar monthly disturbances— i Start at-once—try Lydia B. Hplt- bkm's Vegetable Compound tp relieve /etch symptoms. It's famous not only ' to help relieve monthly pain but ataq accompanying tired, weak, nervous lee\Sta of (STrirture. This is because of Its^soothing effect on ONE or WOMAN • MOST IMPORTANT opoius. Tajten regUr laily — Pinkbam's compound helps build up resistance against such symptoms. Follow label directions. LYDIfl omes just as the Allies'are getting et to invade France with the aid f 300,000 French troops in Africa. .„. The suppression of the Leba- lese cannot'help but give rise to urther questions regarding the meaning of that part of the Atlan- ic Charter in which America and Britain set forth the principle that here will be respect for the right of all peoples to choose their own !orm'..of government and^ restora- ion of "sovereign rights and self- jovernment" to those "forcibly deprived of them." I have already reported in this column that I found wholesale doubts in the Orient as to whether the charter applied equally to the east and to the west. FBI Conferences Planned Dec. 6-21 Little Rock, Nov. 17 (If}— Special agent-in-charge R. J. Untrein- er of the Arkansas Federal Bureau of Invesligatioiv staff today an- prominent issues behind fractions to more than two points toward the close. Dealings picked up intermiltent- ly, mostly on downturns, and for the full session amounted to about 850,000 shares. NEW YORK COTTON New York, Nov. 17 (If)— Cotton futures held to a relatively narrow range today. Business was restricted by uncertainties of the subsidy question in Congress. Price fixing against textile contracts, and commission house buying lifted prices 35 cents a bale in early trading, but most of the gain was erased later on' hedge selling and liquidalion. Late afternoon values were unchanged to 20 cents a bale higher, Dec 19.83, Mch 19.56 and May 16.30. ' ' 19.30 unchanged Jly high 19.12 — low 19.05 —close 19.08 up 1 Middling spot 20.50n. up 3. N-nominal in the state Dec. 6-21. The schedule includes: Harrison, Dec. 6; Fayetteville, Dec. 7; Fort Smith, Dec, 8;. Russellville, Dec. 9; Jonesboro, Dec. 13; Blytheville, 3ec. 14; Forrest City, Dec. 15; Me- Gehee, Dec. 16; El Dorado, Dec. 17; Little Rock, Dec. 20, and Texarkana, Dec. 21. GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago, Nov. 17 — (If)— The demand for wheat in the cash market and a news dispatch quoting "informed sources" as saying subsidies for hard wheat millers will be announced some time this week sent Ihe bread cereal into new high territory for as long as 18 years today. Commercial interests were in back of the upturn, professional traders showing some reluctance . highest since NEW ORLEANS COTTON New Orleans, Nov.. 17 —(/P) Cotton futures were irregular here today and the market closed steady 15 cents a bale higher to 10 cents lower. Dec high 20.00 low 19.95 — close 19.93B up . 3 i , , *• : Mch high 19.76 — low 19,69 — close 1B.70 up 3 May high 19.53 — low 19.4p — close 10.46B up 3 :• Jly high 19.30 — low 19.22 — close 1C.25 up 3 Mch high 18.85 — low 18.78 — close 18.78-79 up 2 Dec (1944) high 18.79 — low 18.72 — close 18.72B off 2 B-bid. Farmers Discuss Labor Organization Memphis, Nov. 17 (/P)— An official of the Agricultural Council of Arkansas says attempts to organize farm labor in agricultural sections is complicating efforts toward increased production of food and fiber. Other factors which Harry Adams, Wesl Memphis, Ark., Council secretary-manager, said were affecting production were Ihe de parture of farm labor for more lucrative industrial jobs and delays in deliveries of farm machinery. "Farm labor is on the march and v'here is little we can do about it." Adams said in a talk before a special meeting of the organizatioi here yesterday. "Farmers are not against pay ing the labor more, but they ar< against the increased pay out o their own pockets. U seems to us that the roll-back should be on industrial wages instead of on farm products." Rushing oil to the Allied lighting machine in Alaska, 550-mile pipe line from fields at Fort Norman, Canada, to the Alaska Highway, gets a welding checkup from a TPXHS oilman Writers Pass Up Kurowski, Walker St. Louis — (/PI— The baseball writers who voted Stan Musial, the majors' leading bailer, the league's most valuable player for 1943, seemed to forget two other important Cardinals. Not one vole turned up for Third baseman Whitey Kurowski or Center fielder Harry Walker. Kurowski batted .287 during the season, hit 13 homers and drove home 68 runs. Walker, who had a hitting streak of 29 straight — the majors' record for Ihe season — batted .295 in his first full season. cheer to the housewives who will 30 unable to buy a turkey for the Thanksgiving Day spread. The supply of chickens is plentiful and turkeys will be easier lo obtain for Christmas and New Year's. They .ilso reported the supply of ducks and geese was only fair. The'1943 turkey crop totaled 33,000,000 birds and about one-tenth, or approximately 3fi.000.000 pounds, have been consigned lo.rnen in the umed forces. But the demand for turkeys has been heavier this year, tradesmen said. They also asserted housewives in rural areas and in small towns near turkey producing centers are buying turkeys that normally would be'sent lo large cities. The producers, to save cosls. particularly , those involved in processing the 11 | birds for metropolitan centers, arc j catering to the local trade, they j ' explained. j I Residents in the large turkey producing slates are being served first, the Iradc experts said. the raid had cut off three quin- ters of Germany's supply of molybdenum. Hjuknn is Ihe site of one of the largest electrolysis plants in the world, it was disclosed after the operations. (' Chemical planls in Ihc Rjukan area, producing essential components of high explosives, also were hit by the heavy bombers. Iwo bombers were lost in the raids and six Nazi planes were destroyed, !|,-, communique said. RAF light bombers and fighters also attacked a seaplane base near Brest, an alcohol plant near St. Na/.airc and communications targets throughout northern France \ Yesterday. v: RAF Mosquitos slabbed last night at western Germany without , "oss. k>cial Calendar Icdnesday, November 17th The Gardenia Garden club will entertained til the home of Mrs. D. Cook, 3 o'clock. I Mrs. Pat Casey and Mrs. A. L. flack will be hostesses lo the Lilac larden club at the Black home, 3 fclcck. Wednesday, November 17th Mrs. Dale Jones will be hoslcss i the Wednesday evening bridge Siub, 7:30 p. in. fliursclay, November 18th Hope chapter 328, Order of the pastern Star, the Masonic hall. 7:30 m. Bonnie Anthony, Belly Rulh Coleman, Marshall David Hendrickson, Sara Marie Laulcrbach, Alice Lilc, Elizabeth M c C o n n c 11, Kenneth Mohan, Marilyn Shiver, Alfred Stubbcman, Virginia Sue Sutlon, and Gladys Ann Womack. PQST-WAR PLANTING Forge Stale Park, where Wash- inglon's army spenl the winter of 177. r ) may figure in Pennsylvania's postwar planning. The Valley Forge Dogwood Associalion is exploring possibilities of planting an arboretum of native American trees at Ihe historic site. OLD BUSES ENLIST Kalispell, Mont.(/I 1 )—Five — an£ cicnt sightseeing buses used in Glacier National Park have been called from retirement lo break a transportation bottleneck at one of the West Coast shipbuilding plants. They arc of vintage so ancient no^ body could recall their exact ag3- but they have carbide lamps, high centers and a crank in front, without benefit of selfstarter. The cers. navy has 4,000 dental offi- NONE FASTER [StJoseph^ URGES! SELLER AT 101 the ROADSIDE FUNDS SOUGHT Little 'Rock, Nov. 17 (/P) The 1945 legislature probably will be asked to provide funds for establishment and maintenance of a statewide road-side park system proposed by Governor Adkins, State Parks Director Mack Morrison says, ings are also cernber wheat was since 1925, May al a peak 1929 and July was its best price since 1928. Final prices on wheat were at the day's highs. The grain closed 1-3 1 3-8 higher, December $1.60 1-2 3-8, rye was up 1-2 7-8, December $1.13 3-8 1-2, oats were ahead 1-8 38, December 78 78 79, and barley was 1-4 1 1-2 higher, POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, Nov. 16 (fft Poullry live; weak; 5 cars, 35 trucks; colored, broilers, fryers, springs 23; leghorn chickens 20 1-2 other prices unchanged. ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Stockyards, 111., NSOV. .(/Pi —Hogs, 12,00; uneven; barrows and gilts steady to 10 lower; mostly steady with average Tuesday sows 10 higher bulk good and choice 200-270 Ibs 13.00 top 13.70 for several loads; odd lots 280-300 Ibs 18'5-GO- 170-190 Ibs 13.00-50; 140160 Ibs 11.75-12.85 120-140 Ibs 10.7511 85; 10-120 Ibs 9175-10.85 good sows 12.75-85 stags 2.75 down. Cattle, 5500; calves, 120; open ing about steady on a few loads of medium and good steers, at 13.1515.0 on shipper account;' around 35 loads steers offered; heifers and mixed yearlings opened about steady; action limited largely to local butchers; cows very dull; bulls slow pending lower; medium and good sausage and beef bulls & 00-11.00 vealers 25 lowers; good and choice 14.25; medium and good 11 75-13 0; nominal' range slaughter steers 9.50-16.25; slaughter heifers 8.00-15.50 stocker and feeder steers 7.50-13.00. Woman Coach Fails to Win a Game Pittsburgh, Nov. 17 (/P)— Pauline Rugh, former Penn State co-ed and the first woman coach of a Western Pennsylvania- High School football team, enjoyed her gridiron work at the Bell Township School even if her boys lost all eight of their games. In an interveiew she explained she understood few coaches would consider such a season a successful everything." - , "I got a lot out pf the job and ^1 a/n also pretty sure the boys did," she added. "They took everything in good spirit and never once forgot I was a girl." The comely coach had high praise for the men , who helped her by demonstraling lackling, blocking, punting and running for the youngsters. She outlined the plays herself, however, afler laking a few inslruclions from Penn Slalc Coach Bob Higgs. Rommel's Cousin Joins the WAC Pittsburgh, Nov. 17 (If}— Ruth A. Hirtz, 28, who says she is a second cousin ot Nazi general Erwin Rommell, leaves tonight for Des Moines, la., as a member of the WAC. Asked why she enlisted, she replied:. "I would like to go overseas to meet my cousin — in an Allied prison camp." Ruth, who was born in Switzerland and came here with her family in 1930, learned only last summer that she was a relative of the "Desert Fox." Rommel's grandmother was a .sister of Ruth's maternal grand- lather. Ruth's father is a native of Alsace-Lorraine. Alma Banker Killed in Crash November 19 Large Assortment of Fabrics in Short Lengths Cities May Get (Continued 5 rom Page One) cily's tax list." "Arkansas receives approximately $9,000,000 annually from evies on insurance taxes and fees, tobacco, inheritances, incomes and i liquor and reimburses neither i cities nor municipalities," he said. ' "Whenever Ihe matter is clearly put to the legislature and a division had on an ethical basis, the I cities and counties will have suffi- ienl money to operate on." Special municipal problems were iscussed in three group meetings oday. Mayor Jared E. Trevalhan, Batesville, chairman of Ihe mayors nd alderman group, recommended that the league establish a pubic relations division to inform the public of its aims and aclivities. The clerks and finance officers ,1-oup heard a report by Cily Clerk H. C. Graham, Little Rock, on ypes of forms for annual and nonthly reports and rules govern- ng filing of council business with city clerks. William C. Gibson, Stuttgart city attorney, led the municipal legal officers in discussions of problems arising in connection with their worK. Third Victim Dies in Arsenal Blast Pine Blutt, Nov. 17 WPlDealh ot Mrs. Susie Whileside, 43, Pine Blufi, today brought to three Ihe fatalities from yesterday's explosion at the Pine Bluff arsenal. Mrs. Siegal R. Sulterfield, 32, Rt. 1 Pine Bluff, died last night, 10 hours after the accident. Doyne Moore, 28, Redfield, also was killed in the accident which critically injured two others. Women constituted 25 percent of the employees in manufacturing industries in 1939. Alma, Nov. 17 — W Slaff Sgl John Farris Coleman, 28, formei cashier of Ihe bank of Alma, was, killed in Ihe crash of an armj bomber near Forl Myers, Fla., yes lerday. his molher, Mrs. Ida Cole man of Alma was nolified. The bomber crashed jusl off > ramp near Ihe engineering build ing al Buckingham 'field and burst into flames, taking the lives of the eight crewmen. Sergeant Colenwn enlered service July 0, 1941. Wreck l7*Fotal to Second Victim Pine Blulf, Nov. 17 (/PiDealh of Mrs. Siegal R. Sulterfield, 32, of Ru 1, Pine Bluff, brought to two the fatalilies from yeslerday's explosion al Ihe "Pine Bluff arsenal. Mrs. Sulle'rfield succumbed to injuries some 10 hours after Ihe accident. Doyne Moore, 28, of Red- eld also was killed and three thers were injured crilicaly. Split-Toe Shoes Wounded in Action Washington, Nov. 17 (/P) Curlis Reginal Arnold, motor machinist's first class, U. S. Naval Reserve, has ta*en wounded in action, ithe Navy Department announced today. He is !he son of Mrs. Inez Florence Webb, Bellefonte, Ark. kuu.-bive ttci oi J*p Killed in Solomons wear the split-toe slices itsued to Nippon soldiers wjljp. as civilians, were accus- ti'iTied to wearing, qpen s^o.dals peicj by a strap paasfes between the toes. (Sigual Corps fboto,}. Yanks Plan Training New York, Nov. 17 (If)— Mana- er Joe McCarthy, of the World hampion Yankees, is expected to onfer today with President Ed Jarrow regarding an offer to hold pring training next year at At- anlic Cily. The Yanks Irained last eason at Asbury Park, N, J. ;-*Mrs. R. L. Broach Is jHostess to Card Club « Tuesday Contract Bridge club were played at the home of R. L. Broach yesterday aftir- .noon with two tables being arranged for members and guests. Arrangements of roses and fall abtors were noted about the enter taming rooms. OP Mrs. U. V. Hcrndon, Jr.. was the :', guesi high scorer, and Mrs. Syd .-• McMiUh received War Stumps for i being club high. . A desert course was served wilh i coffee following the games. '^Spaghetti Supper Is Given For 'V'vlensure of Church Class ( Members of Mrs. Gus Hayncs' \ class of the First Baptist Church were entertained with a delightful spaghetti supper al Ihc church recreational rooms Tuesday eve• Mrs. S. K. McGregor, class presi- \ dent, was in charge of a brief busi- 5> ness period. .3 Enjoying the occasion were the I following members and guests: siffjvirs. M c G r e g o r. Mrs. Henry *Tla.viif!s. Mrs. Gus Hayncs, Mrs. Franklin llorlon. Mrs. Otho Taylor, Mr. 1 :. Herbert Burns, Mrs. G. A. Ilubbs, Mrs. Clyde Zinn, Mrs. Thclma Muui-e, Miss Omcra Evans, , Mist; Olive Jackson, Mrs. L. A. ^OVallu-r. Mrs. C. P. Rotlig, Mrs. | Orrie Gilbert. Mrs. Hugh Hall, Mrs. 'I A. 15. Enoch, and Mrs. Noah '! Hobbs. Nell Louise Broyles Selected College Who's Who Miss Nell Louise Broyles, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joel C. Broyles aiul a senior al Henderson State .Teachers College, Arkadclphin, has be 1 en selected one of the few Ilen- OJB'rson sluilt'nls to be listed in the "•iiMa-H edition of "Who's Who Among Students in American Uni- vrrsiiU-:; and Colleges." • Selection for this honor is made by an unbiased committee; from the Jpllege, whore a full school record t^fl Ihe nominee is considered. '' IVliss Broyles is an honor student, having recently been named on Ihc tirsl nine-week honor roll. Public Invited to ViJew Art Exhibit V ,. On Saturday afternoon from 4 to 5 Hit' arl studio doors at 008 South Main street will be open to Ihc public. . Mrs. R. A. Boyctt will have on .-."itsplay the works of the following Vfudcnts: TOPS FOR YOUR HAIR Hrnonih it., nilil lustiM! — stylo, with fragrant <lri*sKlng — only -He, Sixteen Legion Volunteers at Surgical Dressing Rooms Sixlccn members of Ihe American Legion Auxiliary mel al the Surgical Dressing department of the Red Cross production rooms lo do volunteer work Tuesday afler noon. A social hour followed at a local tea room with Mrs. Claude Hamilton and Mrs. Claude Agce, hosl- esses. II was announced thai Ihc December mooting will be held at the home of Mrs. Bill Smith. Basket Plant Heads Safety Record Plan Reports from the seven industries cooperating in the Safety Program of the Chamber of Commerce, show thai during the month of October, 1HS,702 hours were worked, with 11 acciclenls, and GllVi hours losl, niaking a per ceiilage of .0032. This compares with September reports of 172,07!) hours worked, with 10 400 hours lost for of .0023. for the individual follows: Crippled Cruiser Coming and Going Mrs. L .A. Foster has returned from a visit with her son, Lt. (j.g.) Vincent Foster, and Mrs. Foster ill Texas Cily. Mrs. Jim Greene will arrive today from her home in Greenville, S. C.. to be the guest of her sisler, Miss Lullc Allen. Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Rellig and daughter, Jo Belli, have returned to their home after an extended slay in Pine Bluff. Relatives and friends of Cnpl. and Mrs. W. 1-1. Glover, who arc making Ihcir home in Baltimore, have received cards from them mailed during a recent trip to Nesv York and Washington. accidents, and a per centage The reports planls are us October 1943 Anthony Lumber Company , — hours, 2G,989, accidents, 0, hours lOFTt, 0. Hope Basket Company —hours 07,725, accidents, 1. hours lost, 914. Hope Heading Company — hours 0,458, accidents, 0, hours losl, 0. Tcmplo Cotton Oil Company — I hours, 17,700, accidents, 2, hours lost, GO. Brunei- Ivory Handle Company — 'hours, 38,093, accidents, 8, hours lost. 002. Gunter Lumber Company — hours, 10,i)9. r i, accidents, 0, hours losl, 0. Union 'Compress it Warehouse Co. — hours, 11,202, accidents, 0, hours lost, 0. Total — hours, Ki. r >,702, accidents, 11,'hours lost, till 1 /:!. TJhe Hope Basket Company has worked in. the last six months 253,139 man hours without a lost time accident. Credit Group to Observe Cpl. Marshall Somers of Fort Lewis, Wash., and Pvt. Paul Somers of Camp Shelby, Miss., arc guests of their mother, Mrs. W. F. Somers. Sgt. James O. Durham has returned to Sail Lake City, Utah after a visit with his mother, Mrs. W. S. Durham in Washington. Other guests in the Durham home for a birthday dinner honoring Sgt. Durham included Mr. and Mrs. Carl Durham of Lake Charles, La., Mr. and Mrs. Hazel Bowden of Hope, Mrs. Myrtle Andres of Texarkana. and Mrs. Robert Watson and children. Mrs. W. S. Durham will accompany Mr. and Mrs. Carl Durham to their home for an extended visit. Staff Sergeant Morris Talley, A Air, Bomber School. Big Spring, Texas, will return to his station this week after a IB-day furlough spent here with Mrs. Talley and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Beard. Personal Mrs. Lola Williams is a patient in the Josephine hospital. Communiques Henry Hicks, who recently en listed in the Naval Reserve .as a chief petty officer, is now stationed at Camp Peary, Va. Mrs. Hicks and children will continue to make their home in Hope. (V. S. Navy Photo From NEA) Her stern smashed into a jumble of twisted steel, this U. S. cruiser made port and is now undergoing repairs at the skilled hands of ship surgeons at an American Navy yard. McCaskill Soldiers Vote 8HOROLINE JOHN REESE - - Agent for - M, Uniforms - Slacks • Suits Dresses Very Sheer Hosiery in Latest Shades 306 South Laurel St. Hope, Ark. James L. Hood, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Hood, McCaskill, is now training al the U. S. Maritime Service Training Station in St. Petersburg, Flu. Hood attended high school at Blcvins. Prior lo his enrollment, he was engaged in farming. The Nashville Production Credit Associalion will observe its Tcnlh Anniversary al Ihe Annual Stockholders' Meeting lo be: held on December 15. UMIi, at. 10:00 a. m. :il Ihc Courl House in Nashville. During the past ten years the Nashville Production Credit Association has made . r >.Kf>8 loans amounting lo $1,700,553 to farmers in Howard, Hempslend, Nevada, Pike, Clark. Sevior and Hut Spring Counties. Mr. S. A. Morrow, Vice President of the Production Credil Corp- oralion of SI. Louis, will bo Iho principal speaker. The activities and progress of Ihc Associalion will he presented by Mr. Barney Smith, President. School's First Nine Weeks Period Ends Friday, November 12lh was the end of the first nine weeks period at the. Hope Junior-Senior High School. Report cards will be given to the sludents Wednesday, November 17lh. These cards are due back al. Ihe school Friday by I o'clock. All parenls arc urged lo inspect these cards, sign Ihem and see that they are returned to the school by Friday al 1 o'clock. Your hearty cooperation is solicited in the endeavor lo secure the best development of all students. * DEATH feNDS JOURNEY King and Queen Kamehamch'a II were the firsl Hawaiian monarchs to do any extensive traveling. They journeyed lo England, where they both died of measles in 1824. Mr. and Mrs. Chas Thomas and children of Prcscott and Mrs. Lee Smith of Little Rock spent the week end wilh Uieir parents Dr. and Mrs. Gentry. Mrs. May Hampton of Blcvins was a visitor here Sunday. Mr. W. M. Long was a visitor lo Hope Friday. Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Rhodes and Mrs. Dora Wortham were shopping in Texarkana, Ark. and Texas Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Elric Rineharl of Little Rock visited relatives here Sunday. Mr. D. B. McCaskill left Sun- clay for a visit with relatives in Tennessee. Mr. and Mrs. V. I. Wortham of Prcscoll visited friends and relatives here Sunday. Mrs. David Frilh of Hope spent the Week end here with relalives. Mr. and Mrs. Archie Puryear of Prescotl visited his sisler, Mrs. Othel Lively Sunday night. Mrs. Bob Rowland spenl week end in. Shreavcsporl. Deaths Last Night By The Associated Press Don, Bastilio A. Rodriguez Tampa, Fla. Don Bastilio varez Rodriguez, G4, Supreme Court justice in Republican Spain, leader in the establishment of the republic in 1931, lawyer and newspaper publisher. Ihc Pvt. Rufus R. Garland of Emmet, who recently finished his basic training at Keesler Field, Miss., is now attending mechanics school at Sheppard Field, Texas. Mrs. Garland is making her home in Wichita Falls while i'vt. Garland is sla- tioncd at this field. Al- Forgeful Burglars? Chicago — Burglars look GO pounds of Italian cheese, three cases of lomalo s.auco and two cases of cotlonseed oil, in addition to eigareUcs, cigars atid. 10,000 ration coupons from a grocery. .In, the ..store Ihe police'found a shopping bag wilh $400 in bills in il" near the cash register. Fullon's sleamboal made ils first trip in 1807—from New York cily lo Albany, N. Y. Patriotic Play to Be Given at High School "Thank You America", a patriotic pageant written byeEffa E, Preston, will be given by the Hope Junior and Senior High School Wednesday night, November 24th, at 7:30 o'clock in the high school auditorium. • ' The cast is composed of about two hundred students dramatizing all stages in United Stales history, both past arid present. Colorful costumes, songs, and dances make this a very interesting and colorful pageant. The public is invited and all patriotic citizens are urged to attend. The pageant is under the direction of Mrs. Frank J. • Mason with the cooperation of all department's of instruction of the school. DeMarigny Is in Bahamas Court Again By. E. V. W. JONES Nassau, Bahamas, Nov. 17 (/P)— Alfred De Marigny appeared in court again today — this time to plead innocent to the illegal possession of gasoline which figured in his recent trial for the murder of Sir Harry Oakes. Ho was charged in magistrate's court, wilh being in possession of gasoline believed stolen and with obtaining gasoline from other than official sources. De Marigny's close friend, Marquis Georges de Visdelou, pleaded guilty to the same charges, but Brice Finder and Dan Knowles joined de Marigny in a profession of innocence. Banker John H. Anderson pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of violating gasoline rationing laws jy assisting in disposal of the gaso- .ino, and was fine $210. The hearing was recessed until tomorrow. Meanwhile, de Visdelou was released under bond of $420. V/i(nesses who testified at the murder trial which brought de Marigny's acquittal said several drums of gasoline were taken to de Marigny's Victoria avenue cottage July 8 — the clay the blurgeoned and burned body of his father-in- law, Sir Harry, was found. Anderson said he reported the matter to police because lie feared there might be some connection between the gasoline and the slaying and he did not want to become implicated in the latter. Meanwhile, dc Marigny explained his schedule re-marriage in a Catholic church was called off Monday because his wife Nancy has not attained the legal age of 21 where she may be wed without her parents' consent. New York exercise their franchise by marking ballots tor that state's elections while on duty in the canal zone. SOULFUL WHITE ELEPHANTS Bolicf th;it white elephants are lucky spread from the cult of the white elephant, a religious order. In Sunn, it is believed that a white elephant contains the soul of a dead person. QUITE A GIFT Salem, Va.(/P)Corporal —George -.ogan Bowman of Salem figured he vouldn't gel much of a birlhday gift this year since he was on foreign duty. Came his birthady, hough, and he thinks he did all •ight. Bowman received a citalion 'or heroic action againsl Ihc Japanese al Guadalcanal on Augsul 9, 1942. FLUCTUATING FLOWER The jack-in-thc-pulpit is sub ject to frequent changes in sex, according to botanical discoveries. When weakened, a female plant assumes the characteristics of a male. MAN EATER? Phineas T. Barnum, showman extraordinary, emptied his museum more quickly, thus making room for more customers, by hang' ing over the exit door a sign read ing "This Way to the Ogress." For Your Busy Schedule -Ou SUITS $<1^50 $^ J50 22 ^ 34 Suits that almost have minds of their own . . . they're that smart! They ARE your qppearance . . , and take that responsibility seriously, promising finely tailored good looking wear for a long long time. Just Received a New Shipment of Boys' Suits Sizes 8 to 16 $9.95 up TALBOT'S "We Outfit tbe Family" Wednesday - Thursday GREATER THAN • *• . as he ouf-manecwerj o wo/f-pock of snorting submarine*/ NOW SHOWING Dorothy Lamour Jungle Princess 1 Petticoat Larceny' By FAITH BALDWIN /COPYRI'GHT. 1643. .NEA SERVICE, INC. 'I1IR STOnYi IVlicn .lini Thninit- oit liecoinrN Dortor llnlt'H UNNist- nut, Jir Joins the Hall household* Ntlnry Hall, Kltoili'il antl ImrtMl, in Haltered li.v Ills altciiliniiK lull cannot forgot llrrw Warner. Mrw. Hall \voillll liltr Nnnry 1» rlKMilir- :IKO wealthy Krank I^d^ar. Kdgiir, Imwever, Norms more •intercNfed in Hie oilier ilaiiKliter. klmily, a Yi&ltiugr Nil me intent on her Job. * * * LOVE AND HATE CHAPTER XV "f IM slept late the next morning. Emily, going in, to see her father, found him Kitting up with his tray across his knees. "Ellen tells me Jim was out from about one o'clock till a little while ago," he said, "on the Sonderson case. Seen the lad yet?" "No, he hasn't come over. 11 "Let him sleep," said ner father. He looked at licr sharply, under shaggy eyebrows. "You look like the devil,'' he said, "washed out. What's the matter?" "I didn't sleep well," she replied truthfully. "That makes two of you. Going to the Club tonight, aren't you?" "Yes ... at least I was," she said hesitantly. "You go. Change will do you good. One way lo get over being tired from work is to lire yourself out playing." "You're a fuie one to prescribe that." "Never mind, I Know. When you get home today lake yourself a long hoi bath, and a nap. Lock your door. Don't lei Nancy 01 your mother bolhcr you Keep yourselt to yourself. And go to your party and dance your feet oil. You'll be a new woman .'• He caught her Viand as she stooped to lift the tray— "Good girl," he said, smiling. s >',•• * CHE was following his advice. *^ lying, after ner tub, with cotton pads soaked in witch liazel on her f>vps. ns>kt-d under .•• thin <-ov ering with the shades drawn, when Nancy knocked on the door. Emily roused herself, and stirred. "Who's there?" "Me . . . may I come in?" Sho hadn't locked the door after all. She said, "All righW Nancy came in and down m Ihe slipper chair besidt the Dig bed, "I'm not going to the Club," she announced. Emily turned over on her side. She said quietly: "It you're not going because Frank and I — " "Don't be absurd," said Nancy. "We had a quarrel last night. I'm not stirring out. Dad's getting up today. ... I thought he and mother, Jim and I could play contract," Emily said after a long minute. "That will be very nice." "In the old home tradition," said Nancy lightly. "You were rather silly, weren't you," asked Emily, ''to spend most of last evening over in the apartment?" "Darling," said Nancy ; caressingly, "I love you, you're my only sisler, and 1 think you're quite beautiful but must you moralize;as well as minister? There wasn't anything very reprehensible in. it, was there?" "No," said Emily, "there wasn't. I wasn't thinking of you." "That's interesting," said Nancy alertly. "Ot whom then? The neighbors?" "I was thinking of Jim. He's a pretty fine person. He's very much attracted by you. If — if you're not, Nancy, it would be decent to lei him alone." "How do you know I'm not? 1 '" Nancy asked. She rose and went to the door. "Thanks," she said lightly, "for an instructive five minutes." * * * pLOSING the door she stood ^ there a moment, frowning. that wab it. Perhaps Emily had been in love with Jim before he came to Cranberrv. But if Nancy wero nny .nidge, Jim's interest 'u Emily was purely friendly. He'd caught Nancy, at the ga- ;-age door, as she was leaving, for Ihc house and kissed her. Kissed her hard and thoroughly, said, You'd belter not do this again, Nancy," before he let her go. She had let him kiss her. She had let other men kiss her this summer, just to see if— But it was no use. They kissed her, they said the Sfc'.vigs they were expected to say and her heart cried Drew—and lier lids closed and she imagined. . But it wasn't Drew Warner, it was Dan Graham or Bill Spencer, or Jim Thompson. Never Drew. Never Frank Edgar, as a matter of fact, What if she had gone out after him, hammer and longs well concealed? What else was there for her to do? It was expected of her, wasn't it, at least by her mother? And Elsie Edgar wouldn't mind, she'd like it in fact. As a youngster Nanc> had been her pet, not Emily. Nancy and Frank had quarreled about Emily, last night at the beach party. She'd teased him a little, not thinking, and he'd been short wilh her. What was it he'd said finally, there on the sand with the moonlight cold and remote on the wator, the beach fire high, making dark shadows on the wet hard sand. "Leave her out of this, she's worth two ot you and you know it. It f thought foi a moment that she'd look at me—-" I love Emily, Nancy thought, astonished, moving away from the door, and I h.-ile her. At the moment I hate her more than I love her. Silly mixup, Last night she had realized that Frank wa.s in love with Emily—who wouldn't care, who'd turn him and the mills down, gently—but mean it. And this afternoon she became aware that Emily was in love with Jim. But Jim, at the drop of a hat, or a hairpin, would be in love with me, Nancy thought. (To Be Continued) More Than 1,000 afr Baptist Meet Little Rock, Nov. 17 .(/P)— The Arkansas Baplist convention took up its mission program and heard reports from its major committees ;jl; Ihe second day of ils arihualises- sfion. here. ' • •' .';.• '';iviore .than l.OOOjBapHstsi'iohc >6f the largest turnouts in the 95-year- old history of the convention, heard discussions of Ihe convention's various agencies yeslerclay. John G. Dudley, administrator of the Baplist Stale Hospital, reported the instilutio'n showed a 37 per cent increase in business during the past year. Regional Meet of Teachers at Yerger The Southwest Arkansas regional negro teachers' meeting and an executive session of the District Teachers' Associalion will be held Friday, November 19lh at Yerger High School from 8:30 to 3:30 p. m. The regional teachers' meeting is called by the Stale Department of Education. The theme is, Adjusting the School Instruction to Community Needs in the Time of War. The Stale Commissioner of education, Ralph Jones will be Ihc principal speaker. The purpose of the meeting and a panel discussion will be led by State Supervisor of Negro School, Mr. Kd. McCuislion. The need of physical Olncss will be led by Mr. J. L. Taylor, State Director of the physical fitness program. Physical fitness demonstrations and music will be furnished by the students of Yerger High School under the direction of Ihc High School Music Teacher and Ihe physical filncss Director. The Home Coining Game between the Hoi Spring Bull Dogs and the Yerger Tiger will close the day. The game will be slanted at 4:00 p. m. Beware Coughs from common colds That Hang On Creomulsion relieves promptly because it goes right to the seat of the trouble to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm, and aid nature to soothe' and heal raw, tender, inflamed bronchial mucous membranes. Tell your druggist to sell you a bottle of Creomulsion with the understanding you must like the way it quicWy allays the cough or you are to have your money back. CREOMULSION fw COMICS, Ehest Colds. REPHAN'S VALUE THRILLERS 25% Wool Double BLANK Worm, Heavy Part Wool Blankets. 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