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|^^5^,^ r ..«f <-^r,-Jfv rwrf"-7yrrR^;-T--T'r- 1 ffr~r ^'•V*^ *i ope Stor " "' ' - ;OTTf' j '» V; T 1 A ( l f * P *F * s Hold tvtrythlng HOPE S t A R, MOM, AftkANSAft Saturday, November 26, 1043 "if ^,^3, ^^Afc_j4b«^ Wrwry wOTWvRY Sft* Publishing Co. Inc. u,,. 6s rttood etas motto at the at Hope, AfMnSM, urxtof th« March 3. 1897. s<(AP)—Means Alsorfoted Press Afc—Mtortt Newspaper Enterprise AM'n. ;'•***(*! J6.50. ..__ H«M (A>oy* Payobl*, In }TBy efty corriw, t*t ,«•* 15e; id, Hcwhto, Howard, tattler and itt* eountto*. J3.50 pec year; else,„ ft TlM^AMtMt* MMI! Th» fed tress is exclusively, tntlttad to »e (Of republieotlon Of all news dls- IM credited to rt or n<Jt otherwise red in this paper and also the local published herein. K ..rBu^thi^WoVA&l .-Avenue; New York City, 292 Madison Detroit, Mich., 2M1 W. Grand Blvd.; , -Tomo Citv. 4 M Termino! IBdg.; New A.Orleans. 722 Union St.. CombiitMl Operations t 2± Boolc-oMhe-Month -.- Saturday, November 26/ HOP! S T A R, H 0 P E, ARKANSAS Page tftree -— .«-. ,.«i..——* "No, 'ypu-all' can't have a mint julepl" 'The male flycatcher is one of the .few birds that assists it's mate in making the nest. SIDE GLANCES By Golbraith Social and P eriona I Daisy Dorothy Heard, Editor Phone,.768 Between 8 •. m. .and 4 p. m; Machine guns felled the captain. M ORTALLY WOUNDED by gunfire from a darkened room in Rommel's headquarters at Hcila Lit- toria, Lieut. Col. Keyes died as his ride, Capt. Campbell, was bending over him in the rain in front of the building. As he straightened up Campbell was felled by a burst of machine,gun fire from a window. A bullet broke his leg. Scrgt. Terry sprayed the window with his Tommy gun, motioned the other Commandos in on Campbell's orders, and told them to throw all their remaining grenades into the building. The men lobbed them in through the door and windows. The Nazis had been taken He ordered his men .to leave him .... surprise, hut the Commandos were as chagrined as kills kept from n circus when they fourul''out that Ronntiel himself was away at a party in RcSmc. Three .lieutenant colonels anil a number of enlisted men were killed, however, ami several others Wounded. Aside from Keycs, the Coninv.uulos suffered slight casualties, Campbell being the most seriously wounded. He himself decided to stay on .nul be taken prisoner rather than burden his men with the task of carrying him.baek to the beach head. The Commando party saluted their captain and moved off, joined later by the three men .who had been detailed The second detachment blew up a gasoline dump. to destroy the electric light plant! They had been only partially successful because the blasting charges had been soaked by three days' torrential rain ami some of them didn't go off. A grenade placed in the armature of the dynamo had done enough damage so that the machine would have to he replaced. 'Terry led his party hack to the beachhead and tlicrc learned that the second detachment had reached the Gyrene crossroads, blown up a gasoline dump, but never-returned! Col. l.aycock met the men at the remlcy.vous and signaled the submarine "Torbay" that he was ready to be taken aboard, but the answer came that the water was too rough and, as they signaled, a burst nf gunfire sent them scurrying for cover. 1 le finally decided their only course lay in breaking through inland, there to'await the Eighth Army. The men scattered and Laycock found'himself with Terry. They walked across a half mile of open country, sniped at from two sides, but neither was hit, nnd both made the interior. Forty-one days after they left Alexandria,'Laycock lind Terry joined the Hritish at Cyrcnc, the only members of the original party to do so. -(Monday: How liritain saved her lifeline.) UUtrlbuleU by KinB Fcnturcs Syndicate In co-operation with tho Dook-of-lhc-Month Olub, Inc. Social Calendar Monday. November 22rid •y.'The Women's Missionary Society Of -the First Baptist church will , meet at the church, 2:30 o'clock, for Mission- study. Roy Anderson Have Party for Emanoh Club A ' deliftlitful dinncr-'bridgc for members of the Emanon club was > given by Mr. and Mrs. Roy Anderson last evening ut their home on South Main street. The home was arlislically decorated with roses and other autumn blossoms'. Preceedlng the } games of Contract dinner was served at quartette tables. Mr. und Mrs. E. M. McWilliams were guests other than Ihc follosv- ing members of Ihe club: Mr. and Mrs. Carter Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. T. S. McDavill, Mr. ' and Mrs. Robert Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Jewell, Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Cornelius, the hosts. S. J. Beauchamp, and Mr. Beauchamp. Judge add Mrs. W. K. Lemlcy have as a guest this weekend their daughter, Miss • Janet Lemlcy. Mrs.' Stith Davenport is over from Texarkana to visit relatives, Ihis weekend. Mrs. George Brandon leaves Ihis weekend for Tacoma, Wash, lo see i Pvt. Brandon, who is stationed there. After a visit with his grandmother and sister, Mrs. J. T. West and Miss Hattie Anne Field, Lt (j.g.) Talbot Field, Jr. left lodny for'the Naval Air Station, Dallas By J. R. Williams Miss Allen Compliments Mrs. Greene at Dinner ' J " Honoring her sister, Mrs. Jim Greene of Greenville, S. C., Miss Lulic Allen entertained al dinner Friday evening in tho main dining room of the Barlow. The Thanksgiving motif was carried out in the central decoration of fruits surrounded by greenry. Covers were laid for Mrs. Greene, Mrs. Lucille Dildy, Mrs. L. M. Lile, Mrs. B. C. Hayatt, Miss Jean Lasetor, Mrs. McRae Andrews, Mrs. -Ruff in White, and the hostess. Communiques Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Middlebrooks of Palmos have been noli ried of the recent promotion o their son, Mclvin T. Middlebrooks to the rank of first lieutenant. He has been stationed at Barksdale Field, Shcveporl since his grad nation from the Lubbock, Texas field. Sam A. McGill, carpenter's mate, second class, U. S. Navn Reserves, has arrived al the train ing center at Camp Peary. Will lamsburg. Va. Oil and Gas LaFayette County, Ark. Prepared' by Mrs. Eunice Trip- letl, Lewisville, Arkansas. Clerk's Deed ot Tnx Sale: Half _, mineral inlercsl. Dated Nov. 12. a recent bride, Mrs, Vernon Stod-J1943; filed Nov. 12, 1943.. Joe T. Rhodes, Co. Clerk, to Mrs. E. J. Waller—NW/4 of NE'/t of NEVIi of Seq. 14, Twp. 19 S., Rge. 25. West. Assignment of Oil and Gas Lease, Rentals: Dated Feb. 8. 1942; filed Nov. 13, 1943. J. G. Allan, Jr., and wife lo Federal Land Bank of SI. Louis—NW/4 of Sec. 2, and NW'/i of Sec. 3, Twp. 19 S., Rge. 20 Wesl. Assignment of Oil and Gas Lease: Dated Sept. 18, 1943; filed Nov. 13, 1343. Southwood Oil Co., el al., lo Bnrnsdull Oil Company—SE'/i of SWA4 of Sec. 7, Twp. 15 S., Rge. 23 Wesl, reserving however, 9Ms of 7/8lhs in Ihe produclion. Oil and Gas Lease: 10-year term. Dated Oct. 27, 1943; filed Nov. 13, 1943. Ethel Miller, Forrest Miller Sutlon, and Margaret Louise Miller Nelson lo Kcrlyn Oil Company— SW'A of NE>/i and NWVi of SE'/i and SE'/t of NW'/i of Sec. 25, Twp. 10 S., Rge, 25 Wesl. Oil and .Gas Lease: 10-year term. Dated Oct. 26, 1943; filed Nov, 15, wife to Kcrlyn Oil Company—All that part of the SE1/4 of SW'/i of Sec. 12, Twp. 19 S., Rge. 25 West, Easl of the Oruwlhgs copyrlitlft, 19-13, by Kine [\-atures £r"'Urat«, Inc. Text eopyrinht. 1.P4?. by The MneMHliih. Company UNNY BUSINESS By Hcrshbcrger OUR BOARDING HOUSE with Moior Hoople OUT OUR WAY WHAT DOES HE KMOW ABOUT HORSE MEAT? 1 DOM'T THIMK HE EVER SAW A HORSE.' IT'S YOUR ACKIS1G, UGH-IWG AMD AWPIWC3 TH^CT HE NOTICES.' I JUST WISH VOL) i HAD TO TROT AROUMD , L\ SHOPPIMG FOR- W VOE..LL GET TO .SOU TH£ 6UV VMhAO \ AROUND . ROOP OP BROTHERS TO FIN Recent Bride is Honored at Miscellaneous Shower Miss Roxic Jnnc Sulton named at a miscellaneous shower given Friday evening at For the occasion the entertain rooms were decorated with my flowers in brilliant shades. Mrs. Ross Hanks was in charge of the bride's book. During the evening the honorce was presented with handsome gjfts by. the 20 guests iitlending. Delicious bridal theme were served by the Home Eastern Star Members Plan to Attend Meeting _0)0 PORCHES ELEVATORS ? jl-2o ta WHV MOTHERS GET members of the Hope chaplcr, 328, ? l'- "Can't that secret *wval weapon of yours wait until to- 1 ' ' "*- " ' The children simply have to take a bath .tonight!" making plans to attend the meet He was drafted!" ing of Grand chapter Rock November 21-23. The following members will represent the local chapter; Mrs. By Walt Disney Youth Will Be Served! By Leslie Turnei Donald Duck No Time for Cook, Mrs. Ira Yocum, Miss Fran W«h T«bbt '>ces Yocum, Mrs. Ida Arnett, Miss ( WHAT'LL ALLOW SHE DOESNT LOOK VEf?V- GEE.D'YUHJ f SURE, I'M SUITE.' ' THINK nCJ DON'T Y' THIMK I ITlCS HAVE ANY CONFli MYSELF? UNJCA^ DONALD? BUT AfJE V SURE SHEWILL/f IN ROUGH WATER? i pOM T A HOOT ABOUT THE •DUMMIES! FWO THE TOOL WORKS} YOU WANT ME TO FIND OUT WHICH 15 THE FACTORY, , THE AMA Mlt> fHNP NO LESS THAN 50 CAMOUFLAGED WJMWESSBT UP THERE! „ WELEAgfcEP ROSMHE 1TA1IAN5, BOMBS ON DUMMIES AND WE'VE .GOT TO ; PUT W. M, Thompson, Miss Ruby Mc- railroad, except 4 acres. SCRAI^i! IF YOU'RE ' T' SHAKE MY CONFIDENCE YOU'RE WASTlM' TIME! Kee, and Mrs. M. S. Bates. Oil and Gas Lease: Three-year THAT PLANT OUT OF BUSINESS; MACHINE TOOLS, MORE THAN AW OTHER WAR MATERIAL, ARE HAWTOMRLACf term. Dated Nov. 8, 1943; filed Nov. Coming and Going 15, 1943. Ray P. Oden and wife to Kerlyn Oil Company— N'/fe of NE'/i Mrs. Helen McRae has returnee of NE'/i of Sec. 14, Twp. 19 S., Rge. from Cleveland, Ohio, where she AND WHICH ARE PUMMIES? was the guest of her sister, Mrs Oil and Gas Lease: 10-year term. Dated Oct. 29, 1943; filed Nov. 15, 1043. Miss Georgia Miller to Kerlyn Oil Company— All my interest un der the SE'/i of NEy,i and NW'Xi of SE'/i of Sec. 25, Twp. 19 S., Rge. 25 Oil and Gas Lease: 10-year term. Dated Oct. 26, 1943; filed Nov. 15, 1943. J. T. Stewart and wife to Ker- RIALTO lyn Oil Company — Beginning at SW corner of Block 1 in the Town of Bradley, run thence S. GO ft. to a stake on E. line of 1st St., thence W. along S. line of 1st St. GO ft. to a slake, thence S. 62 yds. to a stake on land line between NW'/i of SW'/i of Sue. 13-19-25 and SW'Xi of SW'/i of Sec. 13-19-25, thence E. along said land line 25G yds. lo the W. line of R.R. right-of-way to a stake, thence N. along W. line of said right-of-way 25 ft. to intersection of By Fred Harmon Cleaning Up Thimble Theater "— With Onions! PREVIEW Saturday Night 11 p. m. VJHT '•W'OOJSE TriEK) SHOULDN'T 1SYLVIA CHM^GE BESIDES, \>)£'RE V YOU BETTER. TO TOV3N) / NOT SHAVE OR. To BID SYLV1/S AV^SWUf^YOUR FACE..' BECAUSE PIRTY H-M1 LACK OF VITAMINS NO, UJE PON'T HAVE SEAPUST » UJAS THE CAUSE OF KICK THEM OFF. THEVCiOTINTQ THE BEgKJ SK1002IM' AM' PACK AUJAV SOME NEW SAENGER Friday - Saturday ~l~~tn t ~ —^S^^M^^feL 'ft, *W "^ ' U / i-~° I con mi ir Nil itivict INC. T u no u s M.T oil J By Edaar Martin • and Her iuddi« Bv V, T. Hamlm WHO \<± TH\<b C09YO ', TO Tf^Vit bO><bT fs .GQSM, VJMATA.TOUGH LOOKIM' '4OB.' I'D po WgLj, Friday - Saturday A JINX TO YOUR BLUES! -~ --rV. -, 'I « OUNUWONTHI •INIGA9IMNOI* For a Fast Comeback! By €hi« Young |y Merrill Blosier They Want Fun ond Hi* Friendi WAKE UP/ I WEAR AJJOISE , PRETErJO THE ACCIDENT ., ! P.IONT HAPP6M ANPWELL .;/ PRETEND THF k. (50 ON WITH Trie PLAY \J PtAY PIDNT ' HAPPEN .AND LOOK THE" K.OPK IS OFF THE I DEAR — PULLEV A THIS IS i /. // <30 ON " ''I THE . ACaDEHT/ AS .©owe- l-l- P HE' RWfRTPAISE.OIWBARRYMOK LEO CARRILLO ANDY OEVINi NOAH IEERY. If. ond Te* O'Brien HISH SCHOOL. PI.AV DRESS CAUGHT PM 'West of Texas' •Chapter 7 Wins low of Coast t. J«AT. ow. //• News of "the Churches FIRST METHODIST Second and Pine Street Robert B. Moore, Pastor Sunday, November 21, 1043: Chimes—9:30 a. m. Church School—10 a. m. ?<>, • Morning Worship—10:50 a. hi.. Special music. •'•'•-, Sermon by pastor. Board of ^Stewards mecling—2 p. m. ' : Vesper Service—!5:30 p. m..Ser- mon by pastor. Youth Fellowship—fi: 30 p. m. Tuesday, November 23: Choir Practice—7:45 p. m. ®- One nice niece is Valeria Browncll, Hollywood starlet whose uncle is famed Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich. FIRST PENTECOSTAL West Fourth and Ferguson W. P. Graves, Pastor Sunday School—10 a. m. Lacic Rowc, Superintendent. Morning Worship—11 a. m. Evening Service—7:45 p. m. Ladies' Prayer Service—Tuesday, 2:30 p. m. Week-night Services—Wednesday and Friday, 7:45 p. m. You are invited to attend all the services at the First Pentecost,: Church. If you are not attending Sunday School elsewhere, we liavo a place for you in our Sunday School. Cheerful Earful Hopes to Arouse Public on Subsidy Washington, Nov. 19 —(/P)— Outnumbered in Congress, backers of the ndminislrulion's food subsidy idea hope now lo gel the public so steamed up over the issue thai President Roosevelt will win his point because of pressure from back home. This strctcgem of prolonged de- bale in bolh the House and Senate was described today by Ihose who conceived il as calculated to bring out nil the points of the bristling controversy. Thus, they believe Ihe consumer will be moved lo raise his voice in lime lo save Ihe subsidy program before it is abolished by law. The U.S.O. was chatcrcd in January, 1941, 'with $10,000,000 in public funds to operate government built centers. OUR LADY OF GOOD HOPE CATHOLIC CHURCH Rev. F. T. Dollar-ton. Mass at 10 o'clock every Sunday. UNITY BAPTIST Doyle M. Ingram, Pastor Sunday School—10 a. m. Worship Service—11 a. m. Training Course—7 p. m. Worship Services—8 p. m. Ladies' Auxiliary — Monday, 2 p. m. al church. Prayer mooting — Wednesday 8 p. m.. You arc invited to allencl all services. Please come. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN : Thomas Brewster, Minister Sunday School — 9:45 a. m'., with classes for all age groups. j Morning Worship — 10:55 o'clock, with message by the pastor, i Vesper Service— 5 p. m. I Young People's mceling — .6:15 p. m. i You are cordially invited to \ybrk and worship with us. I? W. line of right-of-way of said R.R. by S. line of 1st St. lo a slake nncl said intersection thence West along S. line of 1st St. 236 yds. lo slake al poinl of beginning, less Ihe trad owned by Ihe Methodisl Church. Oil and Gas Lease: 10-year term. Dated Nov. 8, 1943; filed Nov. 15, 1U43. D. E. Collins and wife to Kerlyn Oil Company— Commencing al a poinl on Norht boundary line of said SW'/i of SW% of Sec. 13-19-25, 120.7 yds. W. of the intersection of said line with the W. boundary line of righl-of-way of St. L. SW. Ry. Co., running thence in a southerly clireclion and parallel with righl-of- ivay 20 yds. lo 9 slake, the poinl of Beginning; thence E. 56.95 yds. to Wesl boundary line of M. E. Church hind, thence S. 50 yds. to SW corner of Church land, thence E. 63.75 yds. to Wesl boundary line of righl-of- Ihence in a southerly direction along the W. boundary line .of right-of-way, thence in a southerly direction along the eWst boundary line of right-of-way 56.61 yds. to a thence W. 120.7 yds. to a stake, Ihence in a northerly direction parallel with righl-of-way and at same angle 106.81 yds. to point of beginning, containing 2 acres. CHURCH OF CHRIST Fifth and Grady Streets j£j Fred H. Williamson, Minister Gospel Broadcast, KCMC — 9^309:45 a. m. !,-,; Bible Classes — 10 a. m. .. ; Preaching — 11 a. m. ', i Vocal Class— G: 30 p. m. Preaching — 7:30 p. m. Mid-week Service — Wednesday evening, 7:30 p. m. Come and worship with us. FIRST BAPTIST Third and Main Streets Rev. W. R. Hamilton, Pastor' 9;30 — Sunday School assembles by departments for the study of God's word. Four hundred nine attended Sunday School last Sunday. 10:50—Morning Worship Service. The pastor will preach. 2:30—Sunday School at Guernsey. G:30—Training Union assembles by departments. 7:30—Evening Worship Service. The pastor will preach. The public is cordially invited lo attend the services of the First Baptist Church. confirmation. Come and bring your Yicnds! All arc cordially invited to our service's. ^ • •. Hollywood By ROBBIN COONS Hollywood — Sign of the limes: Melon Broderick, Ihc droll character slar who retired two years ago, is back on the sets. She has done one picture, is now featured in "Her Primitive Man." and aims to do n third before the year is out. "I thought I'd finished with the business," she says, "but Ihe way things are going, with laxes and all; I thought I'd better come back — just to keep what I have. Wilh Brod in the service (that's Broderick Crawford, her son) I'd like to keep things together — for him to come home to when he makes a fresh start after the war." Movie-acting, incidentally, is not Miss Broderick's favorite sport. "Did you ever hear the story about Ihe lion and the monkey in the ?.oo'.'" she asks. "Their cages were light next to each other, and the monkey fell terribly in love with the great big lion. One day the lion .said, 'Monkey, you're the ugliest monkey I ever saw!' And the poor liltle monkey sobbed and said. 'I know — but I've been sick! 1 "Well, that's how I leel when I get up in front of a camera. All the people standing around looking at me, and -the camera looking at me, and 1 feel like saying lo them, 'I know — bul I've been sick!' ". . Is Errol Flynn's sludio deliberately giving Flynn's headlined Irou- bles Ihe light, playful treatment .in his pictures? The lag scene of his "Northern Pursuit" looks to have been contrived with no other purpose'. . . But there'll be plenty of people who won't think it's funny . . Stephanie Bachelor doesn't like her surname . spelled Batchlcr, Batchellor. or any way but Bachelor. "My father," says the striking blonde from Detroit, "was a Bachelor — and so am I." . . . Domestic notes: Gregory Peck and bride considered themselves lucky to find a motor court bungalow to rent when they arrived from New York . . . Walter Slczak and bride, Johanna van Rijn, found a mall house in Beverly Hills — because they knew the previous ten- anls.afid. had a tip they were mov- ing.-'.^pokless, like most of Hollywood j-'Johanna cooks six days ,a week; ..and Walter, equally expert at a range, cooks on Sundays . . . Ella Raines' wedding, amost a Sunday School Lesson Ancient Laws $ti!l Provide Sound Principles for "a' Complex World .Texts! Exodus 20-15; Leviticus 19:11, 13; Luke 19:1*10, 45, BY WILLIAM E. GILROY B. D.Y The blending of Old Testament C' clv and New Testament texts in the , Tne study mnterial for this and other ciety,- ST. MARK'S EPISCOPAL H. B. Smith, Rector Sunday Services, November 21: Holy Communion and Sermon— 11 a. in. Evening Service and Address— 7:30 p. m. Wednesday evenings, 7:30 p. rrr.- A class for instruction relative to Hannah Williams, recently divorced from Jack Dempsey, returns to her. night club career singing "Just a Cheerful Little Earful," the song that made -her famous on Broadway. . study of early Jewish so- and the •- /principle* laid lessons of the peresnt quarter is significant, and is not'without an important basis in the appreciation of fundamental facts in the realism, of human relations. The Jewish law contained a great deal that many devout^Jews o longer observe, and that Christens ' who gratefully recognize heir great heritage friom the Old 'eslament never have regarded as banding upon the Christian con- cience — matters of ritual ob- ervance, and of formal injunctions and Inhibitions, that may easily )C distinguished from considerat- ons of inherently moral value and of matters of essential justice, mercy, and -gracious living between man and man. •Particularly we have reserved ;he Ten- Commandments, but we lave disregarded much that was fine and noble in Jewish provisions for the general wefare. In principle down for its protection and ..,__ fare, of which the Ten (Jom- mandmenls are a part, is valuable and enlightening because wei, see there laid bare, as we cannot ''Always see them in our modern complex society, the basic facts o£ human existence, and the (basic .conditions that are necessary l£ man is to live on good terms With his fellows, and U! there is to^be a strong, well-ordered state in which just privileges and rights are t6 be maintained. , •What we do not see as cletfrly •as we ought to is that the complexities of society make no<dH» ference in the basic facts. ^The ewish law-givers saw that if. .afcy man sought to take what was not lis, or tried to over-reach ot ake unfair advantage of his<?fel- ows in a small, closelyknit KOtnr munity. the whole .wellbeing, -of society was put out of adjust- at least, and in ation might be whatever adapt- necessary, these ought to have ' an essential place in.modern life — such provisions, for .instance, as were embodied in the land laws, the Year of Jubilee, the cities of refuge, and other measures designed to prevent op pression and to promote humani tarian ..acts of justice, restoration arid recovery., The Bible is still our. greates and finest text-book-, in -matters pertaining to the welfare of so year ago, to Capl. Kenneth Trout, army air force pilots, was so generally unknown in Hollywood that it has been called a "secret marriage." If it was, it is a new way to keep a secret in this gossip center: she was married in a church at Palm Beach, Fia.', and her parents sent out more than 150 announcements! Legion Exceeds Membership Quota Little Rock, Nov. 1^ — (JP)— The Arkansas Department of the American Legion went over the top today in its naionally assigned membership- quota, Coi. Hendrix Lackey, membership chairman, reported here. Lackey said the department had 13,589 members to date against an assigned quota of 13,576. The membership drive will continue, and Lackey estimated the stale would have between 14,00 and 15,000 Le- gionnaries before the close of the By FAITH BALDWIN /COPYRIGHT, 1843. NEA SERVICE, INC. JOHN ELSTER CHAPTER XVIII HPHE doctor was home and glad to see her. She said, entering his gloomy, old-fashioned office, 'This is off the record, Doctor Mannering, but I've just made a call on your patient, Mrs. Elster." "Sit down, Emily. I haven't seen you in some time. How's your Dad—he was looking all right last time we were together, at the Medical Society." "He's had the flu, but he's all now," she said. "I like that young assistant of his, what's his name?" "Thompson . . ." "He's needed one for years." "How about you?" Pooh," said Mannering, I'll die in harness, and like it." "The Elster case," began Emily again. ... "I thought as long as you were nearby . . ." "Nice people," said Mannering promptly, "the little girl has an old head on her shoulders, poor Elster drinks, I suppose you've learned that? Psychological, an escaps. He can't bear not having his self-respect, not being able to support his family. Which, of course, is a vicious circle because he'd have no difficulty getting a job if he didn't drink." Emily said, "I think I may be able to get him one." She told him all she had learned .during her 11. He went to the door with her, a thin, shabby, immaculately clean old man, very stooped, in the shoulders. He said, "Wher- she's better—Mrs Elster I mean —I think maybe Nellie— you remember my housekeeper- could find something for her to do here. Nothing yei'y tiring of course. Sewing," he suggested vaguely, "my buttons are always off and my shirts—" He groaned. "But Nellie's eyesight isn't of the best. She couli come over mom- ings with the little, girl. ,. wb»**s ier name? Mary? Mary could make herself useful. And there's all the yard for her to play in. Df course if Elster finds a job, things will be less difficult for them. 1 ' # * * TELEPHONING in for her next calls Emily wrote them down, snapped her book shut, and then called the Silkenbloom Mills and asked for Mr. Edgar. She reached liis secretary and in a moment, Frank himself. She said, "It's Emily, Frank, I—" "I don't believe it," he sajid flatly. Then, with caution, "Ybu must want something." JJl: "Just a job." S?" "I'll fire—" He lowered Kis %'oice. "Well, itJB yours, up to the vice presidency. What do you know about stockings?" , . She said, "Nothing, dope. It's for a man." She explained, rapidly. She said, "If there could be a place for him—in some sort of clerical work. Frankly I've never, seen him—he might not fit in at all. But if you'd see him—' Frank said, soothingly, "Send him over. I'll be here until' I'll talk to him and then send him along with a note to personnel. This puts you in my debt, Emily." "I know," she said, "and I don't much like it." "You're honest enough," he said, laughing. "Skip it. When am-.'-.J going to see you? Suppose I come around tonight and report?" * * * "DETWEEN her next calls she • returned to the Elsters, with a leaf torn from her notebook upon which she had written Frank's name. She found Mrs Elster sleeping in the small bedroom and Mary sitting quietly in the kitchen by the window, hei thin hands folded. The door opened and John Efc> ster came in, walking as if he were intolerably weary. Emily With a pang of pity understood the look of intense relief which flooded the ' child's drawn face when she saw that he was himself —tired, but sober. She said warn- ngly, "Mother's asleep and this is the nurse Doctor Mannering sent." Elster was a slight man, lined and haggard, but the eyes he lifted to Emily wer$ clear and unhappy. He explained, sitting at .he table, eating his dinner without appetite, that he had walked morning, answering the men- wanted advertisements. But when .hey asked him for references . . . She had urged him to eat, while :hey talked. She said now, put- Ling the notebook slip on the table, "If you'd go there this afternoon, Mr. Elster, I think there may be a chance. I can't promise anything. But Mr. Edgar will do the best he can for you." He said, "If he does, I'll be grateful to you, on my knees." He added, "Mary, I think I heard your mother, will you go look at licr, please?" When the child had gone silently from the stifling room, lie asked slowly, "Have you —seen the doctor?" Emily nodded. "Then he's told you—about us?" A dull flush rose under the thin skin. He said unsteadily, "If 1 get work I'll never touch the stuff again. I swear it to you." Mary came tiptoeing back. She reported, "She's slill asleep," and looked from one to t the other, anxiously. "Best thing in the world for her," said Emily. Elster got to his feet. He was looking at the open shelves, better stocked than they had been when he left in the morning. He asked with sudden harshness, "Where'd all this stuff come from?" Mary answered, worried, *'I don't know . . . the grocery boy said a lady had sent them . . . after the nurse went, that was. They were paid for," she said iu her grave little way. Emily found herself coloring. She said, hastily: "Please, I merely thought » "We don'^gvant charity," said Elster, angr JjF. (To Jie Leaves From Notebook of Correspondent By HAL BOYLE Allied Headquarters, Algiers, Nov. 18 (Delayed) — (IF) — Back home in the capital of Hoosierdom Bob Koenig used lo run a string of coal mines for a living. That way he could afford lo go mountain climbing and raise a pack of 22 Norwegian elk hounds. "Raising elk hounds was my hobby," he said. "Now it's my wife's job." The pack has dwindled to eight dogs since Bob put on the oakleaf of a lieutenant colonel and left Indianapolis lo troubleshoot for the army anywhere in the world it needs a dynamic engineer and mining expert. Koenig is a typical example of the civilian specialist whose knowledge and skill are as essential to a modern army as-the, muscle f and the eye of Ihe man who fires a gun or pilols a plane.' "I couldn't drill a squad of rookies to save my life," he-admitted. "The only army training I had consisted of putting on my uniform and trying out a couple of snappy .immediate salutes on my hotel mirror in come tax.' Washington." , Yel Ihousands of troops who know their military manual by rote are indebted lo Ihis 30-year-old ex- civilian in khaki, and so are thousands of civilians in Mediterranean mining communities whose industries he has helped ^put back .on their feet. '' At present Koejiig, who calls himself "the army miner," is addressed by the mimeograph machines as "chief of mining division, Allied control commission," He prefers the shorter tille. He has a "simple" job now — to solve Ihe sulphur mining problems of Sicily, the coal lead and zinc problems in Sardinia and the problem of gelling ore for aluminum oul of Ihe ground in Italy. He has a staff of 10 engineers to help him, including Lieut. Col. George C. Branner, former Arkansas stale geologist, and Major M.A. Matthews of Terre Haute, a consulting coal mining engineer. They are superintending the job of making available to the Allies, coal and metal deposits, that used to be tapped by the Axis. The more production of metals and fuels is stepped up here the more long shipping hauls can be avoided. "The loss of coal phosphate and metals Germany has suffered as a •csult of our conquest of North Af- -ica, Sardinia, Sicily and a third of Uily hasn't been in any way a decisive blow against Nazi econo- riy," he said, "but we're nibbling it Ihe edges and we've given them number of problems." Sicily, for example, used to be he prime source for sulphur used jy the Nazis to manufacture sulphuric acid for their heavy chemical industries. "Now they will have to turn to iron pyrites for their sulphur," Koenig explained. "This is very common in Central Europe, Norway, and Spain, but it will force them to make considerable adjustment in an economic setup which is already under considerable wear and tear." On Ihe other hand, industries in America and Allied lands already have found the newly available metal and fuel deposits a welcome bonus. "Certain strategic minerals are even being prepared for shipment to the United States by air," said Koenig. Koenig's figures cannot be cited at present. Typical of the kind of results he and his men have been gelling is the Sardinian coal !adus- try, which Allied bombers all but destroyed by culling shipping lines lo the Axis mainland consumers. The army engineers have quintupled the production from its lowest eb band it is rising steSdily. "There, as in Italy, the natives give us full cooperation," Koenig said. "They are like people in industry everywhere. They wa,nt to see the wheels turning again." Koenig, who was graduated from Harvard, spent ten years in cop per, lead and zinc mining in Soutl America before he took over th .operation of a number .of Illinoi and Indiana coal mines. His first assignment . in Africa was to .set up a number of airports In a well-ordered society man must bear his .lair and .army camps. 'He did it with', the materials at hand or obtainable on . the continent ; — cement from; South Africa, sank from the sea, wood from the forests. The buildings at one army camp in Central Africa are built of solid rnahogany fine enough to furnish a •king's palace. . ' Koenig did such a good job in .Central Africa they called him in on an emergency job to increase production of coal in North African mines which .slumped after the invasion. From that mission he stepped to his present post. In .Tunisia last winter, when we were shivering on cold and rainy battlefronts — in the same kind of weather that is making life Hell now for the troops in Italy — the men used to say: "I don't think there's enough coal in the United States to .get me warm' again — .even if. I get back." I asked Koenig about that. He laughed. "They don't have to worry .on that point. There's enough coal back home to last at least for two or three thousand years.. It isn'.t an immediate problem — i,>like the in- ment. share of responsibility, and musi; not seek, to the disadvantage of others, that to which he is''not justly entitled.' , ,, ; So the law-givers said, Thou shalt not steal. The Commandment- is not less exacting ^today,, but even more so, • under cdndi- tions in which the .opportunities for stealing are immensely' 4n- .creased, and stealing is possible on a vast scale never .cont^m- plated when this Commandment was written. Bpth_ Old and -New Testament writers "recognized, 'and emphasized, the fact that stealing ,is not just a matter of cracking a safe, or of taking something out of somebody's pocket. "Y,e shall not deal falsely, nor -lie to one another." ( A man is a thief, actually in the sight of Gqd, and socially in relation to his fellow men .when either illegally, or by the subterfuge of unjust laws, or by unfair trade' practices, he seeks to »get what is not rightly his. The training course. of studying to become .X-ray, dental and laboratory technicians is 4 three months; for medical and .surgical technicians, two months. ATflRST 5IONOFA 6W TABLETS. JOHN REESE - - Agent for - - ,',~" Uniforms - Slacks - Suits; . . • 'Dresses .*' £ Very Sheer Hosiery in.VV" Latest Shades "~"; ' 306 South Laurel St. Mope, Afki New i Sunday - Monday - Tuesday RIALTO Jomts SUNDAY - MONDAY Humphrey Bogort 'THE OKLAHOMA KID 1 .11 ' 1

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