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""I 1 « HOP* STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Tuesday, November 23, 1 $43 erican Landings Ringing Challenge to Analysis of j-j -"t - " the News by lackenzie v • \ Editorial Comment ;Writren Today and 'Moved by Telegraph or Cable. (Third column, conducted as daily feature by DeWitt Mackenzie, is written today in 'AlacKenzie's absence by Glenn !/ JBabb.) American landings on Mak- Garawa and Abemama in the archipelago constitute the ringing challenge of the war I'ib'the Japanese navy to come out[ n a val protection ' have kept out of range. Early accounts of the battle of the Gilberts indicate that once more Admiral NimitZ has gathered a force capable of dealing with anything the enemy might be willing to offer. Battleships, aircraft carriers and cruisers supported the landings, and it is safe to assume that the concentration of American striking^ power in that area is more than sufficient to deal with any [eventuality or rise to any opportunity. The American thrust calls on the Japanese high command for a decision of terrible difficulty. Despite the great advantage of interior lines, far shorter than those of the United States and its allies, the Japanese simply do not possess enough naval strength to confront all the forces now gathering on the perimeter of their stolen domain ,with even approximate equality. To throw a force into the Central Pacific which would stand a fail- chance of victory over Nimitz' concentration there probably would call for drastically reducing the of the home A Mournful Melody, or, a Dud Dood It Again Mad fight. It is fairly obvious that j islands, ""^-niral Nlmitz, in the campaign well launched against Japan's aalorial dine of "unsinkable air- carriers," hopes for much than the successive reduction dfejthese island posts. Perhaps even tb s ove the lobjecttve o£ the seizure [of {the great naval base ol Truk, 5E™. u v j ™ j. .ne 1,600 statute miles west lifae current battlegrounds, he the* 1 hope of shaming . or a chance the Japanese would be most unlikely to take. There is also a great storm blowing up in the Indian ocean, where Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten is beginning the naval preparation for the coming thrust at Burma or Malaya or the Dutch East Indies. The defense of the vast areas of they have overrun, some 4,000 miles from east to west and north to south, is going to put a tremend- WHAT YA KNOW! ^ ,_;. \ WAS TAKEN BY AV) CTCJEGI MET MY tyes \VWlE STTROUM 1 THRU WE WOOW 0«fe W1HE Mm/, MEW MONttf Of MAY NOW LET M6 SEE-I COULD MAKE A NICE LAMP OR--HM-MM AMD AU W\S STROLLING -WRU -we WOODS ffictjmpelling'ithe enemv grand fleet Admiral Koga to give battle. $w Whether this can be done at this remains highly doubtful. It is iipre than a year v now since the jijapanese have risked any of their tcttpital shuis in gun to gun com- i»Sat. The taste they received m .thqse blaming night battles off gG«adalcan|l last November of the hitting power of the'new American hips and the audacity and aggres- Seness o^ the tactics with which are -fought apparently has &tken the 'edge off the Japanese fSpetite for any more of the same. (U'The Japanese seem to know that it' Koga's jnain fleet were drawn ginia a'show^.down fight at this stage jj probably would be one of those *$ttles which decide the fate of spires. They have shown little de- recent months to stake great on a single throw. They ig- the lesser challenges thrown lrines ous, strain on Japanese resources, of both naval power and merchant shipping. Twenty-three months after Pearl' Harbor the strategic initiative has passed definiately from the perpetrators to the victims of that foul blow. The American eagerness for a showdown battle and the apparent Japanese desire, to postpone it as long as possible — perhaps even until the home islands are directly menaced —furnish an illuminating commentary on the vast changes of these 23 months. American productive capacity has dramatically altered the balance of power. The full extent of that miracle of production, organization and training remains the navy's own secret but there is no secret about the navy's confidence of the outcome should the two fleets meet now. Meanwhile the army and the ma- Own by the American navy in the leutian area last spring and summer and in the upper Solomons in |tKe last few \veeks. They have tsked some lesser surface units around Bciugainvile recently, with Hsastrous.results, but the big ships SHARTFORD v Accident!and Indemnity Company HNSURANCE care of the immediate job, adding the Gilbert atolls to the growing list of island outposts pushed aside on the long road to Tokyo. [Greening Insurance Agency Hope, Ark. 'hone 235 ; JOHN REESE 'v „ -j - Agent for - •U Uniforms - Slacks - Suits Presses Very Sheer Hosiery in \ JLatest Shades --306 South Laurel St. Hope, Ark. Maps Prove to Be Rolls Wallpaper New London, Conn., Nov. 23 UP — You know the one about seeing pink elephants on the wall. Well, a sailor has seen something even more . alarming. Several sheets. to the wind, the sailor rushed into police headquarters. He waved big rolls of paper and demanded to see FBI agents at once. "I .want to show them these maps I found on the street. Spies must have dropped them," he cried. The desk sergeant glanced at one of the maps. Then he told the sailor to be on his way. The "maps" were rolls of wallpaper. AVP WAKH OUT f 0* Knowing the average soldier prefers comic strips to a textbook, the Army uses this method of getting across an important message. "A dud is any part of an unexploded projectile," the soldier is advised. "Mark its location, report it and LEAVE IT ALONE." The illustrated lesson appears in Newsmap, weekly publication of Army Orientation Course, Special Service Division of the Army Service Forces. Markei Report ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Stockyards, 111., Nov. 23 . V-• Hogs, 22,00; mostly steady with Monday's average but weakness shown on 180 Ibs up; top 13.70; paid less freely than Monday; bulk good and choice 200-270 Ibs 13.60; 280-325 Ibs 13.15-50; 170190 Ibs 12.75-13.50; 140-160 Ibs 11.2512.25 100-130 Ibs 8.25-10.75 sows largely 12.35. Cattle, 5,000; calves, 1,500; all classes active and fully steady; 35 loads of steers on sale; good and choice steers 14.25-16.0 medium 1 12.0-013.50; medium and good mixed yearlings and heifers 10.013.50; common and medium cows 8.00-1C.OO; medium and good sausage bulls 9.00-11.00; valers 25 higher; good and choice 14.50 medium and good 12.00-13.25 nominal range slaughter steers 9.50-16.25; slaughter heifers 8.00-15.75; stocker and feeder steers 7.75-13.25. .Sheep, 3,00; early sales confined to few choice lambs to small interests at 14.00-25; supply mostly native trucked lambs. May high 19.35 — low 19.24 — close | 19.28 off 5 Jly high 19.15 — low 19.03— close 19.09 off 2 8 Oct (new) high 18.76 — low 18.67 — close 18.71 up 5 Middling spot,20.31N off 5. N-nominal. Frigate birds are used -to carry messages from one Pacific island to another. There is a vertical distance of 12'/2 miles from the tallest peak of land to the lowest ocean depth. They're in The Army Now , . . Doctor* and nurses have enlisted for the duration to care for our boys in service! We're prepared to PINCH-HIT while .they're away . . . with simple home remedies, First Aid needs and a well- stocked prescriptipn department. Call on us in any emergency. The Reading W<3rd & SDH We/V6 Phone 62 Got '* GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago, Nov. 23 (/P) — The wheat and rye futures markets firmed in late trade today in response to scattered buying. Most of the trade marked time to await outcome of the House vote on the anti-subsidy bill Barley lacked any recovery stimulus. Houses with cash connections were buyers of December wheat, with the best selling coming from locals. Locals also sold rye, along with commission houses, and on the decline of a cent a prominent operator bought all deliveries. Closing somewhat above the day's lowest levels, wheat was unchanged to 1 cent lower than yesterday's finish, with the far delivery at the extreme, December $1.63-1.62 7-8, May $1.60 3-4—7-8, and rye was down 1-8 to 3-4, December $1.17 1-2—5-8. Oats closed 1-4 off to 18 up and barley finished with a loss of 1 3-8 to 1 7-8. Cash wheat none. Corn, sample yellow 89. Oats, No. 2 mixed 85; No. 2 white 86 3-4; No. 3 white 85; sample grade white 6769. Barley, malting 1.30—1.45 nom. NEW YORK STOCKS New York, Nov. 23 (/P) Buying timidity continued as a brake on today's stock market and, while scattered issues managed to register mild improvement many lead-» ers failed to emerge from the losing column. Blame for speculative . and investment indifference was placed mainly on Wall Street's expectations that, with the all-out bombing of Berlin and other Axis centers, important news developments were in the making abroad. .Irregularity, predominant at the opening, remained near the close. Dealings were slack throughout, transfers of around 50,000 shares were among the smallest for a full session in about two months. Secondary railway bonds exhibited forward inclinations. Thanksgiving Service at Baptist Church The Annual City-wide Thanksgiving Service will be held in the First Baptist Church auditorium Thursday morning at 10:00 o'clock. The service will be sponsored by the Hone Ministerial Alliance, and the Rev. Robert B. Moore, pastor of the First Methodist Church, will preach the sermon. The program of the Thanksgiving service follows: Doxology Invocation, Rev. W. R. Hamilton Hymn, "Onward Christian Soldiers" Scripture, Rev. H. B. Smith Prayer, Rev. Thomas Brewster Special Music, First Baptist Choir Offering and Prayer of Dedication Hymn, "Faith of Our Fathers" Sermon, Rev. Robert B. Moore Benediction The general public is cordially invited to attend this service of thanksgiving, praise, and intercession. The service is planned to be held within an hour. Unless Draft Act Is Vetoed McNutt to Quit Washington, Nov. 23 — (IP) Paul V. McNutt was described today as so steamed up" that he will quit as manpower commissioner unless President Roosevelt vetoes the new father draft act. Thc bill sent to thc White House by the Senate on a voice vote yesterday strips McNutt of authority over selective service. H also is designed to slow down or halt the draft of pre-war fathers but officials indicated It would not bring about any radical changes in present induction procedures. McNutt formaly told the Senate that the legislation sabotaged "sound administration." One senator declared he had heard the manpower chief was "so steamed up about this that he has indicated he would resign if thc president signs the bill." ' McNutt declared in his letter to the Senate that thc bill would "ser- ously weaken the manpower pro- jrarn" by divorcing military and clvlian manpower authority. . "The proposed amendment is a sabotage of sound administration," ne wrote. He said "very real progress" had been made in the last year toward a unifired manpower program and added: "The provisions authorizing the president to delegate the selective service authority to thc director of selective service only would tear apart the relationship which has been established and would seriously weaken the manpower program." McNutt said that Director Lewis B. Hershey of selective service had recommnded the list of "non deferrable" jobs from which men were inducted without regard to family dependencies. He added that "the opposition has been engaged in creating a public impression that thc non-deferrable list was 'imposed' upon selective service by the War Manpower Commission or by me personally." This so-called "work or fight" order of the WMC ..would be nullified by thc bill, which also provides: That fathers of children born before Sept. 15, 1942, shall not be drafted until all available single men in the country have been inducted. This "national pool" plan was regarded by Senator Johnson (D-Colo) as likely to postpone the drafting of some fathers for two or three months. An "escape" clause provides that the induction plan shall not be allowed to interfere with the "orderly flow" of manpower to the armed forces. That a five-member medical commission shall review physical and mental standards of the services to determine if they can be lowered with a view to bringing more 4F's into uniform. Allied Landings Just Beginning Says Knox Washington, Nov. 23 M 1 ) — Landings by American marines on three islands in the Gilbert group were described by Secretary of the ARKAN9ANS PROMOTED Washington, Nov. 23 —(/I 3 ) The War Department announced today the temporary promotion cif Benjamin Fishburn Witccll, 1704 Spring St., Little Rock, from captain to major. Throe other army officers from Arkansas were advanced temporarily. They were John Thoron to begin- Navy Knox today as the ning of n new campaign against Japan from the Central Pacific on a much more direct route toward Japan." lie said two principal strategic objectives were ahead in the campaign, first to drive the Japanese out of the mandated islands and a second to shorten by hundreds of miles Amercian supply lines to the Southwest Pacific. When the marines gained control after battling the Japs from Tara- I wa, Makin and Abemama, the supply lines, Knox said, can be> drawn on a much shorter and more direct line. The effect of the shortened supply route, lie said, will be the same as adding many ships to the job of carrying men and supplies to the Southwest Pacific. It will enable the ships to make a quicker "turn ' around," thus increasing the number of trips each can make. Knox pointed out that a campaign "of this sort" could be started only with tremendously strong sea and air power, stating that strength is available in the Central Pacific. The navy secretary said both Tarawa and Makin were "badly mauled" by bombing planes before the marines moved in. He described as "diversionary" aerial attacks at the same time on enemy positions in the nearby Marshal Murray, 52122 Woodlawn Ave., Lit tie Rock, from 1st lieutenant to captain, and Mercer Wolff, Dumas, and Joseph Arnold Arducngo, Hail ey, from 2nd lieutenant to 1st lieutenant. islands. As one result of these diversionary attacks, very little air opposition was encountered by American forces hitting at the islands in the Gilberts. "No elements of the enemy fleet have been seen," Knox said. "The attack has not as yet pulled the Japs out of shelter." He added that the nearest enemy fleet strength presumably is at Truk, major Japanese base in that part of the Pacific. USE 666 TABLETS. SALVE. NOSE DROPS Wanted —Milk Attention Farm Producersl We will buy all the fresh milk you can bring in to Olie's Dairy FALSE TEETH OWNERS ~ CAN LOOK YOUNGER —BY WEARING YOUR PLATES WRY DAY —HUD COMFORTABLY SNUG THIS WAY Face-linea sac—wrinkles form—when plates remain unworn. Avoid this—hold plates firmly all day, eeeru day with this "comfort-cushion," a dentist's Formula. I. Dr. Wornet's plate rxiwder forms soothing "comfort-cushion" between plate and pums—lets you enjoy solid foods, avoid embarrassment of loose plntcs. Helps prevent sore gums. 2.jWorld's largest selling plate powder. RecommendodbydontistsforSOyears. 3. Dr. Wernet's powder is economical; a very small amount lasts longer. 4 . Made of whltcst.cottliest ingredient _ so pure you cat ; t ;„ j ce crc am. Pleasant tasting. All dniggliH— 30*. Money bodr if not dvNgfiMif Dr. Wernet r s Powder RECOMMENDED BY MORE DENTISTS THAN ANY OTHER! POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, Nov. 23 W) Poultry live; firm; no cars 39 trucks; colored, broilers, fryers, springs 24; rocks broilers, fryers, springs 26 1-2. NEW ORLEANS COTTON New Orleans, Nov. 23 (/P)Cotton futures were irregular here today due to long liquidation and switching from near to distant months in advance of first December notice day tomorrow. Closing nearly so remarkable to me as the fact that the aging, often ill secretary attended the conference in person and took a lead in the gruelling sessions. Secretary Hull was 72 years old last October 2. His health has not been so good for several years and his spare frame has often needed periods of rest between the more arduous State Department tasks. He had vowed never to set foot in an airplane. He had been warned by his physician not to TRANSFER APPROVED Little Rock, Nov. 23 (/P) The Corporation Commission today approved transfer of the Progressive Casing Pulling Company's truck certificate to Fred Shores, El Dorado, doing business as Shores and ompany. The permit covers haul- ng oil field equipment and sup- lies over principal highways of he state. prices were steady, 85 cents a bale j make any^lon^rips/' ^^ that he alone could best repre sent his nation in a AMERICA AT WAR NEEDS WOOD! Let Us Appraise anil Sell it for You The Grayson Company P.Q, Box 110, Prescott, Ark, Telephone II Timber Estimators, Forest Managers, Consulting Foresters, Type Maps, land Appraising, Growth Surveys, Logging Surveys, Lcjnd Surveys. NEW YORK COTTON New York, Nov. 23 (/P)— Cotton prices faltered after a steady opening today. Liquidation of December contracts, prior to first notice day tomorrow, and the favorable war news brought about reversal of form. Late afternoon values were 80 cents a bale lower to 5 cents higher, Dec 19.61, Mch 19.50 and May 19.26. Futures closed $1.25 a bale lower to 25 cents higher: Dec high 19.78 low 19.50 — close 19.25-53 off 25 Mch high 19.59 — low 19.50 — close 19.52 off 4 BACKACHE, LEG PAINS MAY BE DANGER SIGN Of Tired Kidney* If backache and leg pains are making you miserable, don't i ust complain and do nothing about them. Nature may bs warning you that your kidneys Deed attention. The kidneys are Nature's chief way of taking excess acids and poisonous waste out of the blood. They help moat people paw about 3 pliits a day, If the 15 miles of kidney tubes and filters don't work well, poisonous waste matter stays in the blood , These poiaooa may start gagging backaches, rheumatic pains, lejj pains, J°?« Pit pep and energy, getting up nignts, swelling, puffiuess under the eyea, headaches and <Jii«i- M8S. Frequent or scanty paasages.witb smait- ng and burning sometimes shows toer.e la some- ing wrong with your kidneys or bladder. Don't wait! Ask your drugeiirt for Doan's ills, wed successfully by fluflione for over 40 & £>>& tubes &\ Fills, yews. They the 1 9 m ti lower to 50 cents higher: Dec high 19.90 low 19.69 — close 19.71 off'17 Mch high 19.75 — low 19.65 — close 19.65 off 7 May high 19.53 — low 19.43 — close 19.45B off 3 Jly high 19.33 — low 19.23 — close 19.25 off 2 Oct high 18.80 — low 18.71 — close 18.80 up 9 Dec (1944) high 18.71 — low 18.70 — close 18.71B up 10. B-bid. Spot cotton closed steady, 35 cents a bale lower sales 1,814. Low middling 15.65; middling 19.55; good middling 20.00. Receipts 2,094; stock 144,853. Washington By JACK STINNETT Washington —This war has marie a host oi heroes — military, diplomatic and industrial — but I doubt if there is another on the war scene who has crowned his long public service with such an achievement as Secretary of State Cordell Hull. Although it isn't generally Hull's baby from the outset. Hardly had the thunder of bombs at Pearl Harbor died away than the idea was born with Hull that the United States, England, Russia and perhaps China, should get together for an eximation of aims and objectives and finally to sign and deliver a pact that would make those objectives known to the warring world. He nursed that idea through a dozen diplomatic mases, through that black period when the fall of all Western Russia seemed just around a Stalingrad corner. He overcame the hurdles of indifference, animosity, and fear of failure, which leaders pf all the nations involved felt at one tirne or another conference which he had been mulling over for a year and a half, Hull climbed into a plane that flew him to Puerto Rico; took ship for Casablanca and flew again across Africa, up the Levant an'd into Moscow. According to reports from Moscow, it was the verbal bull's-eyes from "the last of our log-cabin statesmen" that'often knocked out the conference obstacles. That is believable. It's an accepted fact now that the Soviet Union doesn'1 like diplomatic double-talk. Hull doesn't know any. To say that Secretary Hull has been Washington's man of the hour Since he landed at the National Airport is to use a trite phrase but a true one. If ever a president wen 1 out from the White House to gree one of his return cabinet members Roosevelt did when Hull i.'ame home, none here ever heard of it When Congress discussed a res olution asking Hull to appear for a report on the conference, the chie objection to it was that someone perhaps Hull himself, might reai into it an implied summons whicl might be construed as discourte ous. If ever before Congress ha been so tender in its approach to a member of the cabinet, it's not in the records. At 72, Cordell Hull has written himself a page in t'-.e history books, which will be far better reading than the footnote he otherwise would have gotten President Roosevelt's Secretary of State, who plugged away for those reciprocal trade treaties which apparently had no appreciable effect in stemming Jj3f..t.ide of World War IL Dogs offered to the army must pass a physical test and they frequently are turned down for defective t£^t|»,^eyes or ears. Quiet, Please! New York — David Warsen was ierched atop a ladder in a garage vhen five tube-line objects plummeted 10 feet down from above, ounced on the concrete floor, hen lay still. He nonchalantly looked down at hem, then gulped, shut his eyes and silently prayed. The objects were dynamite sticks—enough to blow up a city jlock. WAGONS Come In and See Us About a New Farm Wagon Before You Buy Also, We Stock Hammer-Mills and Electric Farm Water Systems McRae. Implement Co. "Your Case Dealer" Phone 745 Fifth and Louisiana The climatic temperature of „_ Alaska varies from 60 <jL«|r'ees be- eC with all that, the bringing to low zero in th,e winter ,t<j 90 de- fruitlpn ojE his fixed id,ea wasn't . grees r , in the REMNANT SALE Our Annual Remnant Sale Will Be Held WEDNESDAY, November 24 \ These Remnants Include 80x80 Prints and many other fabrics that are now unobtainable SALE BEGINS AT 9:30 A.M. We Give Eagle Stamps The Leading Department Store Oeo. W, Robison HOPS NASHVILLE esdoy, November 23, 1943 HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Page [Social and P crtofia I Daisy Dorothy Heard, Editor Phone 768 Between 8 •< m. and 4 p< m. 6»tf ak Ijol Calendar November 24th Eosmopulilinn club will meet |home of Mrs. Lamur Cox Irs Lawrence Martin, co- lisf 7:4!i o'clock. Mrs. Joe /Will have the program on lissfffuller Is Honoree t BH'dal Shower Honoring Miss Phenea Fuller rooms will remain closed until more materials arc secured. .Mrs. Arch Moore, knitting chairman, will handle the knitting from her home, 116 Avenue C (phone 426). Volunteer knitters are asked to return all knitting to her as soon as possible or to call her for additional materials. By FAITH BALDWIN NBA • KRVICI, INC. 'hose recent engagement has been nnouhccd, Mrs. Byron Hefner was (udoss ,it n bridal shower at her iWe on South Elm street Friday venlng. Yellow roses and white mums furmed the floral decorations in the cntcHainiiiR rooms. Thc honoree was presented with a corsage of w|L'e roses. lu'freshments in the bridial motif wen/ served in thc dining room, where the table was centered with ' a '.'.rcidm*.; cake surrounded by pink candles. jBiirly-five guests called during I UK?' evening and presented the hniiwee with a number of lovely gifts. [Surgical Dressing Unit To Observe Holiday Season fete Hope unit of the Surgical DfL'ssliiii department of the American HKC| Cross having completed the <|uot;i of dressings for November ;;nci December will close their vurl-.niom Tuesday. November 23. Vccnrding to Mrs. Dinner Party Is Given At Hotel Monday As compliment to Mrs. Loy Ward, who is leaving soon for Fort Lewis, Wash., to join Mr. Ward, Miss Marzettc Williams and Miss Marjory McKec entertained at din- nor at the Barlow Monday evening. For the occasion the table was centered with a low crystal bowl containing roses and maidenhair fern. Glowing pink tapers in crystal holders flanked the central ornament. Covers were laid for the following: Mrs. Ward, Mrs. J. S. Andrews, Mrs. Jennings Cox, Miss Helen Ruth Whatlcy, Miss Lucy Lloyd. Miss Virginia Berkley, Miss Margaret Ann Guntcr, Miss Mary Elizabeth Andrews, and Mrs. Byron Andrews. A corsage and a lovely gift from the hostesses marked the place ol the honoree. * chairman of production, the Martha White Heads Boots And Spurs at University Miss Mar.tha While of this city has been elected president of "Boots and Spurs," girl's riding club at the University of Arkansas. Martha is the daughter of the W. E. Whites and is a junior at the University. 'ust try 3-purposo Va-tro-nol up each iostrU. It (1) shrinks swollen mem- iranes, (2) soothes irritation, and (3) ielps clear cold -'clogged Sft ijjjal passages. Fol- Pthe complete di- ectipns in folder. MEW SAENGER __- NOW Bing Crosby in / ixi e |Starrs Wednesday. PUISI- POUNDING THRILLS INSIDE NAZI EUROPE! t tarring lUISf RAINER ARTURO decoRDOVA WIILIAM BENDIX PAUL IUKAS Coming and Going Mr. and Mrs. Carl Dean Miller and son of McGce were guests of Mr. Miller's sister, Mrs. C. W. Tarplcy and Mr. Tarpley. Mrs. Frank Hearne has been removed to her home from Michael M e a g h c r hospital, Tcxarkana. where she has been ill. DOCTOR'S WIFE? CHAPTER. XX TVANCY went white, and then red. She cried, frantically, "How did you know about him?" and then before her mother could answer, she added, "Never mind. I suppose you—" Her mother said, "You flo leave things around. And your Aunt Martha wrote—" "I might have known," Nancy told her. She rose and walked to a window. She said, over her shoulder, "We'll skip that, if you don't mind. Only perhaps you understand why, il: Frank had asked me, I might have considered." "I don't understand you at all," her mother said plaintively. "You needn't try," said Nancy. She slipped from this room and encountered her father on the landing. "Busy office?" "One infected finger, one bac indigestion, one summer cold," he reported. "And one call just now Jim's taking il." Nancy flew down the stairs, and through thc small living room to the office corridor. She coulc hear Jim moving about in the office. She knocked and went in "Going out?" she asked him. "Right away." "Where? In the city?" "Out, 15 miles or so," he told her. "Take me alonR," sho do manded. "I'm bared still. IPranl and Emily are billing and cooin in yonder porch swing. Lot's g out the office door, and avoi< them." She put her hand on his arrr and he picked up his bag ani they went out together. He sail warningly, "You may have some thing of a wait." "I don't mind. It's a beauUfi night." In thc car he asked, hcadin away from the house, k ive Graves "o Coming' Miss Nadine Woodlock and Mrs. Margaret Fiarchild of Tcxarkana were Sunday guests of Miss Mary ionise Keith. LI. and Mrs. Dorscy R. Fuller .eft last week-end for Camp Hann, Riverside, Calif., after a visit with relatives and friends. They were accompanied by Miss Phenea Fuller. First Sgl. R. W. Muldrow, Jr., who has been on the Alaskan highway with the corps of engineers for the past 13 months, arrived last night to be the guest of his par- entsvrMiss Mary Ruth Campbell bJ Springfield, Mo., is also a guest in the Muldrow home. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Sutton have returned from a visit to Garland City and Tcxarkana. Frank and Emily, you said?" Of course. He's mad about er, didn't you know that?" "No," said Jim slowly, readjust- ng his ideas, "I thought it was —you." Nancy laughed. "I tried hard," she said with er appalling frankness, "but he wasn't having any." * * * 'T-TE doesn't, seem Emily's type," •*••*- Jim commented slowly, "not hat he isn't a swell guy and all hat." "Men," she said didactically, are very stupid about types. They haven't the faintest idea what sort of men women like, really." She leaned back and aughed a little. "Type or no type, ic's in the bag so to speak," she aid. "Do you think that Emily—? 1 "She hasn't confided in me. He asked her to marry him tonight,' she went on, "he shouted it for all Atlantic street to hear. And I have good ears. She'd be crazy not to, of course." "But her work-—" he began. "Oh, work," said Nancy lightly "Emily's no different from thousands of other girls working to mark time until a man comes along. Mind you, I'm not saying that she doesn't like her work But liking work and loving a man are two different states of mind.' He said, "I always think of her as wholly wrapped up in what she's doing.' "But not hermetically sealed, Nancy told him. "Drive faster— you're a doctor going on a cal No one will stop you. It's th sort of night I'd like to drive an drive." He said, "You're the stranges girl—" "Why, because I like to driv fast and let my hair blow?" sh demanded. "Did I ever tell yo I was in love once?" He asked soberly, "Witt Frank?'•' ' "Donkey, of course not. With [ nother man. You wouldn't know im." * * * _TER voice was light and hard. •*• He asked gently, "What happened?" "He didn't love me—enough," ic said. ,VI"can't imagine that," Jim told er. He slowed the pace of the ar, and, .put his arm around her. Unprotestlng, she leaned her right head against his shoulder. "Like to tell me about it?" "No, Grandpa, I wouldn't. Not iOW. Maybe some other time. ust drive. It's nice like this. You're a comfortable sort of per- on,'V she said, dreamily. He' drove on, very conscious of icr nearness, and her attraction or him. He thought, Poor kid. le thought, I'm in love with her, suppose. Yet if he were it wasn't at all 1 the same feeling he had experienced for Sally, back in he hospital days. He felt pro- ective toward, and afraid for, ^ancy. He worried about her. He thought, She's a grand girl, she isn't half as shallow and jrasshopper-minded as she pre,ends. He'd been more than once estranged by her glancing moods, varying, veering. She seemed as ight as ashes and he'd told himself over and over that he couldn't afford to think seriously of a girl .ike that. She'd make a very bad wife for a doctor! Yet, tonight— She was unhappy, he decided, that was all. Well, he could wait until it passed. He knew from experience, he told, himself, that it would pass. And meantime they could be good friends. He asked, suddenly, as if he had been thinking aloud, "You know that, don't you?". ''Know what? Golly, you scared me.. I was half asleep." "Sorry. I thought I'd been talking to you all along. I meant, you know I'm your friend." "Of course," said Nancy sleepily. "This is fun, Jim, let's do it often. There's no reason why I can't go out on these early night calls with you. I love it." Perhaps, after all, she wouldn't be such a bad wife for a doctor, he thought, happily. (To Be Continued) T. C. Crosnoe, Hempstead Native, Dies Thomas Calvin, 71, a native of Hempstead county dietl at the tiomc of a daughter here yesterday afternoon. He had been a contractor here for many years. Funeral services are to be held at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Frank Russell, 919 South Main street this afternoon, with internment in Rose Hill Cemetery. He is also survived by 2 sons, Charles C. of Arkadelphia, Thomas C. Crosnoe of Burtaank, Calif., one brother, R. L. Crosnoe of Tcxark- nana. and a sister, Mrs. Minnie Powell of Hope, Third Island (.continued From Page One) mond A. Spruance of Indianapolis, Ind., who thus holds a newly-created naval command. The amphibious forces are commanded by Rear Adm. Richard Kelly Turner f Carmel. Calif. Vice Adm. John H. Hoover of Jreat Falls, Mont., commands loth army and navy ground-based aircraft. Marines of the Second Division, commanded by Maj. Gen. Julian Smith of Elkton, Md., landed on Tarawa. Troops of the 27th Infan- ry Division, commanded by Maj. jen. Ralph Smith of Tucson, Ariz., anded on Makin. The commander- of the landing !orces is Maj. Gen. Holland M. T. Smith, USM, of Montgomery, Ala. (In addition to the progress in the Southwest Pacific by the Australians, paced by 26-ton tanks and supported by bombing planes in their advance on Sattelberg, New Guinea, Gen. Douglas MacArlhur's communique today reported the destruction or damage of 19,00 tons of enemy shipping by bombing planes over a sector ranging from the Aroe islands north of Australia, across Dutch New Guinea, Now Britain to New Ireland.) DeWitt Woman to Head Eastern Star Little Rock, Nov. 23 (/P)Mrs. Gussie B. Park, DeWitt, was elected Worthy Grand Matron of the Arkansas Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, today at the 68th annual meeting here. Dayton Montgomery, Malvern, was elected Worthy Grand Patron. Other officers elected for 1943-44 were: Mrs. .Therese Scott, Little Rock, grand conductress; Mrs. Blanche Billingsley, Little Rock, grand chaplain; Miss Glenn Stockburger, Winslow, grand lecturer; Miss Elsie Loom is, Pine Bluff, grand marshal; Mrs. Myrtle Gatlin, Danville, grand adah; Mrs. Myrtle Momillan, Portland, grand Ruth; Mrs. Marquerile Moody, grand EslheE; Miss Evelyn Orr, Donaldson, grand Marttta; and Mrs. Lucy Peden, Clarsville, grand Electa. Officers reelected were: Mrs. Etta C. Lynn, Hazen, grand secretary; Mrs. Betty Gene Sparks, Little Rock, grand treasurer;,, and Mrs. Cathryn Norrell, Monticello, grand organist. The new officers will be installed tonight. 1,000 Bombers (Continued From r<u;e One) crs o£ excavators, bull-do/ers and other machinery which be used in emergencies to report them immediately to the iiir raid precaution authorities of the capital. "Everything possible" i:< being used to extinguish the fires, said the Aftontidningen. Returning pilots reported the cloud cover over Berlin was so thick the Naxis woro unable to send up • any niyhl fighters or operate Officially (Continued From Page One) fore him was in that class, general struck the youth in the 'the He then went before as many officers and men ocaeta-sd odppp sembled from each division under his command and repeated his apology. At the elose of the campaign in Deaths Last Night James H. Price Richmond, Va., Nov. 23 (fP)— James H. Price, 61, governor of Virginia from 1938-1942, and imperial recorder of the shrine, died las night. Lorenz Hart New York, Nov. 23 —(/P)— Lor enz Hart, 48, writer of the lyrics !or "A Connecticut Yankee" and 25 other musical shows, died last night. Patriotic Play at High School on Wednesday The Hope Junior-Senior High School will present "Thank VoU, America" by Effa E. Preston in the high school auditorium Wednesday night, November 24, at 7:30 'clock. A ciist of 200 students will por- ray the history of America in ong and dance. The pageant; is nder the direction of Mrs .Frank Mason, the songs by Miss Regina Jayse, and the dances by Miss Virginia Atkinson. The home room sponsors and teachers have worked up colorful costumes to help portray the history of certain eras n history. The public is invited. No admission will be charged as this is a patriotic program of thanksgiving for a great country and a tribute <to the boys on the battle fields, and to the civilians on the homo fronts. Christian Workers' Meet Starts Today A Christian Workers' meeting starts today at the Garrett Memorial Baptist Church, the Rev. D. O. Silvey, announced. A number of local churches have been invited to participate. The meeting will continue through Friday. A special program will be held each morning 1 and afternoon. ,'cneral slrucK uio youui in uwM talkin , (o norrcs p Ondents , Patton rear of the head with the back of a£t(j] . - rpcounUng thc history o£ lhe searchlights. Instead just Mrs. Brooks McRae and daughter, Sholia, of Fort Smith have arrived for visit in the home of Mrs. McRae's parents, Mrs. Kd Van Sickle. Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Martindale and Mrs. C. J. Leo lefU yesterday for Moultrie, Ga., to visit Mrs, Martindale's daughter, Mrs. j,' -C.'.Warren, and Sgt. Warren, •"'•"•,.• , ' Mrs. Tom Carrel has returned from Memphis, where she has been uncle!' the care of an eye specialist. Mrs. W. A. Price is home from a six-week visit to Chicago and Lake Geneva, Wis. She was accompanied by her daughter, Mrs. Philip Dur- dcn and children of Alburquerquc, N. M. Births Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Forster of poured flak through the uvorcust. Lancaster and Halifax squadrons of the HCAF joined in the massive bombing, delivering for their part what was described in the Canadian communique .is the "heaviest attack yet in.-ide on the German capital." Four Canadian planes failed to rc'Hirn. The cost of thc operation which eluded the subsidiary, attacks on Western Germany and the rninc- aying --- was less than half of the lumber of planes .expended in the big RAF attack on Berlin Aug. 23 when a record of . r >H was lost. On the basis of pilots' reports expressing belief that the great armada got ius bombs away over the very center of the c.'ity it appeared probable that some of Berlin's most important governmental establishments in the Wilhelm- strasse area were heavily damaged. Thc Germans themselves, only a few hours alter the attack, made an unusually full admission of the weight of the assault, describing it as a "heavy terror" raid which his hand. The soldier fell over slightly and the liner of his helmet which he was wearing fell off and rolled over the floor of the tent. A nurse, intent on protecting thc patient, made a dive toward Patton but was pulled" back by a Boctor. The commander of the hospital- then intervened. Patton then went before other patients, still in high temper, expressing his views. He returned to the shell shocked soldier and berated him again. ' The soldier appeared dazed as the incident progressed but offered to return to the front and tried to rise from his cot. Patton left the hospital without Shreveporl announce the arrival of, a daughter, Cynthia, at the Julia Chester Monday, November 22. Mrs. L. W. Young is the baby's maternal grandmother. St. Mark's Class Changes Meeting The Class for Confirmation in- structiun in St. Mark's Episcopal Chin ch which has been meeting on Wednesday evenings, is requested to meet this week on Friday at 7:30 p. m. Thanksgiving Day Service, Thursday, 9:00 a. m. PERFECT GROOMING caused "great deal of damage and losses" amony the population and destroyed historical buildings and the quarters uf some diplomatic missions. It was thc second heavy blasting in five days and the fifth • great saturation raid on Berlin sinec the latter part of August when the British undertook to give the Ger- laking further investigation of the ase. The facts concerning the soldier; were later ascertained:; He was a; regular army man who had enlist-' eel before the? war/ frorri his --.home town -in-'ihe- Sputhli.Hej'ha'd! /ought throughout-'the Tunisian! andj Sicilian campaigns and his record was excel cut. He had been diagnosed as a medical case thc week previously, but had refused to leave the front and continued on through the strain of battle. He finally was ordered to thc hospital by his unit doctor. After Palton left, the soldier demanded to return to the front. This request was refused at the time but after a week of rest, he was in good shape and returned to his Sicilian drive said: "When these things are happening a cqmmanding general is under great nervous tension. He may do things he may afterward regret. I know a yrcat many people regard me as a But I have patted five soldiers on the back ior everyone I have spoken a harsh word to. I dealt harshly with a couple of soldiers and was wrong. I am going to apologize .to them." The incident reflected thc character of Palton a general who drives both himself and his men to the very limit in battles, who is highly emotional at times and is given to outbursts when under strain. But he is regarded by many officers as the best field general in unit at thc front. Immediately after the incident thc soldier was reported in a miserable state. As a regular army man with pride in his record, he felt his whole world dashed to pieces. Don't tell my wife! Don't tell Thanksgiving Dinner hursday, November 25 Baked Young Turkey and Dressing, With Cranberry Sauce Baked Potato English Peas ; Celery Hearts Pimiento Corn Mince Pie 75e CHECKERED CAFE It's Safe to Be Hungry man capital a real task; pf thc air offensive thai thc Naxis developed. The raid also pointed up recent remarks by Air Marshal Sir Arthur T. Harris, chief of the RAF bomber command, tlval the Allies intended to cmatTulalc 90 German cities. The cornmiuiutue describing the size of the force used the rare phrase "in very yreat strength" — description reserved for attacks of top caliber. A fleet of nearly 1,000 heavy bombers pounded Berlin and, Ludwigshafen in the greatest ''assault , of the war last Thursday ni«ht during which 350 two-ton block busters were dropped on the capital. The International Information Bu- icau, u Nax.i jiropaganda agency, said in a brodaeast that "reports have been received of destruction of irreplaceable art and historical buildings and uf damage • suffered by buildings bc-lunging to diplomatic missions ef a number of neutral states." Thc bomb total dropped on Berlin alone so tar this year already has readied 7..",(.) tun.-; -• equal to the total weight dronpecl on London in the battle of Britain when thc heaviest attack was -IfiO Ions. Last night's raid was the Bath on the German capital since thc start j of the war. my wife!" he was quoted as say- ini; by persons who talked to him later. The chaplain at the hospital however pointed out that the incident was thc result of an outburst of temper due to the strain of battle and, after several conversations with the soldier, persuaded him to accept it in that light. The incident was reported to Eisenhower. Thc commander-in- cfcicf immediately wrote Patton a letter in which he denounced his conduct and ordered him to make amends, or be removed from his command. ' "The old man certainly took the hide off him," an Allied headquarters spokesman said. Pal.ton's conduct then became as generous as it had been furious. He apologized to thc soldier whom he had struck, to the commander of the hospital and to all those present at the time. the American army. ' II is. generally.believed here by military men that Sicily would never: have-,been conquered in 38 days'had.'it riot been for Patlon's driving 1'di'ce. His value as a general was one reason why his case was dealt with it as it was. While many soldiers under Pallon.'s command may not have much affection for him. they all re spcet him as a great general anc have confidence in him as a com mander. Patton himself clocsn' 1 care whether they like him or no —he regards his job as winning battles. A headquarters announcemen yesterday had said: "Gen. Patton is commanding thc Seventh Army, has commanded i since it was activated and is con tinning to command it. Gen. Pat ton has never been reprimandec at any time by Gen. Eisenhowe or by anyone else in this theater No report has ever reached headquarters of any soldier refus ing to obey order by Gen. Patton On Sunday night, Drew Pearso had broadcast from Washtngto that Gen. Patton had been "sc vcrely reprimanded" by Gei Eisenhower. The radio commenUi tor expressed the opinion that Ger Patton would not "be used in com bat any more." Fire Fatal to 10 Children in Two Blazes Chicago, Nov. 23 —(/P) —Six chili-en —four brothers and two sis- ers — burned to death today as oaring flames balked their par- nl's heroic attempts to rescue lem and burned to the ground neir frame farm home near sub- irban Chicago heights. The youngsters, ranged in age rom 18 months to 15 years. The father of the children, John ioogewoning, 48, succeeded in res- uing a seventh child, throwing Carl, 3, out thc second story win- low into the arms of his wife, Lolic, 38. Their eighth and eldest child, Gcritje, 17, then jumped. Hoogewoning, a truck farmer, suffered severe burns in his futile efforts to save his children, while lis wife suffered cuts and bruises nnd from shock. Both were in a lospital. Soldiers Share Water With Turtle With the Second Army in Tennessee (/P)—-When a farmer proffered a bucket of water to two thirsty bridge guards whose .canteens had been dry since early in the maneuver battle, the two grateful soldiers drank long and hearty. "I aimed to tell you boys," exclaimed the farmer, "that I'd brought you a pet turtle in that 'ere bucket." More than 40,000 women are part oft the civilian force moving the Army's storage depots. The eastern woodfrog when leaping is able to turn in midair, so that when it lands it faces an enemy. Mother's Friend helps bring ease and comfort to expectant mothers. M OTHER'S FRIEND, an exquisitely prepared emollient, is useful In. all condl- »_ tions where a bland, mild anodyne massage, medium In skin lubrication Is desired. One condition In which women for more than 70 years have used it is an application for massaging the body during pregnancy... it helps keep the skin soft and pliable... thus avoiding unnecessary discomfort due to dryness and tightness. It refreshes and tones the skin. An ideal massage application for the numb, tingling or burning sensations of the skin.. .for the tired back muscles or cramp-like pains in the legs. Quickly absorbed. Delightful to use. > Mother's Friend Highly praised by users, many doctors and nurses. Just nsk any druggist for Mother'* Friend—thc skin lubricant. Try.it tonight; Four Perish-In Omaha Omaha, Nov. 23 —(/P) —Trapped n their burning home, four of the seven children of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dorrance died last night despite the rescue eforts of the eldest child, ten-year-old Donna Jean, who dragged Ronald, 9, and Sharon, 7 months, to safety through the front door. Dead were Charles, 7; Henry, Jr., 5; Patricia, 4, and Elmer, 2. The mother had gone to get med- cinino for Sharon, who was ill, and the father, a street car operator, had gone to see a doctor for treatment ol a leg injured in a street car collision. There are 11 Heil, but not a single Hitler among the 455,000 listings in the Manhattan, New York City, phone book. Holiday Dresses A New Shipment of Just Arrived. Colors in Gold, Green, Light Blue and Black. , Sizes 12-20 8.95 HOPE'S FINEST DEPARTMENT STORE Chas. A. HaynesCo, ON MAIN NEW JAP CENTER HEAD Dcrmotc, Nov. 23 — (/I J )E. B. Whilakcr, assistant field director for thc War Relocation Authority, will become temporary manager of the Japanese relocation center at nearby Jerome, Jan. 1. He will succeed Paul A. Taylor who resigned to accept a post with thc Agriculture Department in Washington. we*. Just Wants Company En route to Work Knoxville, Term, ---i^'i—A woman who stated in her domestic relations divorce suit that she luid been married 12 years gave this reason as her main ground for divorce: "My husband works on the same shift at the samp plant with me— but he refuses to accompany m,e lo wwk. v •, •-'-, i-..>••'•• .-!.;.:>;:•-..:...••, - Pepsi-Col* Cprnpjny, long island City, N. Y l9Wkrs Pepsi-f jab Bottling Co. of •I-DANCE* Thanksgiving Eve, November 24 Gene Galloway and the eleven Wonders of Swing American Legion Hall, Hope $1.05 Per Person, Tax Included Table Service Only lig Ponsi This Year V *iTT?*T**r*F" g-.rt'••"- 'iA:«" "•'•- SattBlK.BW' 1 "' 1

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