Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 23, 1943 · Page 8
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^t>v ^->f ivi<1? 'net* STAK, no PJ ARKANSAS ——^J!ULJLJ| | ~~ uu Hempstead County men in the armed \ forces—at horrte, and especially overseas. Joe C Booker >, * ' ' ex-Co. A? 153rd Infantry Our heartiest good wishes to ...you and your family this •"'Christmas. Accept our thanks for your grand cooperation this past year. We hope that we will ever be of service to you. * * WA R ' * «BONDS * Briant's Drug Store No Fancy Wrappings on FDR's Gifts Washington, Dec. 2L—(/P) There won't be any fancy wrappings on the Christmas gifts which President Roosevelt will distribute tomorrow to the White House staff. The president, setting a paper- saving example, will use only he original cardboard containers in which the presents came. What the gifts will be, ,he Isn't saying ahead of time. The president and ,Mrs. Roosevelt will open their own gifts at the family home at Hyde Park, N Y., where they will spend Christ WARM GREETINGS GLAD THOUGHTS AND HEARTY WISHES FOR A To our faithful old friends and our cherished new friends, we so- *n ;•"»"•••' ADO A . -HAPPY Ir£WY€AR May the New Year be a happy and thriving one for you, and may it be our privilege to add to its success. Olie's Dairy 224 E. Third St. Phone 938 mas for the first time since he ook office in 1933. Their only aughter, two of their four sons nd seven grandchildren will gath- r around the. Christmas tt'ee with hem for the.iopening of presents Christmas afternoon 1 . Mr. Roosevelt will wield the carving knife at a urkey dinner in the evening. From Hyde Park Friday afternoon, the chief executive will broadcast a Christmas greeting to he nation and to men and women n uniform over the world. Simul- .aneously, exercises will be held around Christmas tree on the south grounds of the White House, where :he president's address will be fieard. • •> After the broadcast, the president and Mi's. 'Roosevelt will receive the people who live on the 1,200-acre RooseVe'lt estate. After dinner on Christmas Eve, following an old custom,; the president will read Dickens? Christmas Carol aloud to the family. •' The members h of <the family who will be on hand 'at u Hyde Park are Mrs. John Boettiget 1 ' and her children, Eleanor, Curtis and John; Lt. and Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., and their children, Franklin D., 3rd, and Qhristopher; Lt. and Mrs. John • A'. - Roosevelt and their children. Haven and Ann; and Mrs. James ;R. Roosevelt, widow of the president's half-brother. • '" •"• Two old friends.iof the family, Major Henry Hooker and Mrs. Trude Pratt, also,<are spending the holiday with the Roosevelts. The White House office force will file into Mr. Roosevelt's private office tomorrow morning for a Christmas greeting and the distribution nf gifts and in the 'afternoon the president and Mrs." Roosevelt will receive members of the household staff, including families and young Crime Does Pay for People Who Prove That It Doesn't AP Features - . • ' '-• .; • • Crime does pay - for the -people who prove it doesn't. Take your favorite radio mystery program—the one with the screams in the night, the stab in the back, the poison pool, the six assorted murders, and the mocking villain who is always tracked to earth a scant two minutes before the commercial. The villain may get it in the neck — but he gets it in the pocketbook, too. And the radio detective who delivers those sermons on the mea- gre profits in crime is likely to think it over in a Park Avenue penthouse. Les Damon could tell you about that .His sophisticated sibilants as the unperturbed "Thin Man" who fattens on the dirty deeds of the underworld net him $20,000 a year. Damon boubles in washboard weepers — the tearjerking serials that flood the daytime air — and his total take, says his press agent, is $50,000 a year. palpitating listeners to the loud speakers. The Cooperative Analy sis of Broadcasting. .. which tele phones listeners in key cities to find out who is listening to what says that two-thirds as many, peo pie who tune in to the top air show [ike Bob Hope and Fibber McGc are on hand when "Mr.... District A lorney goes a-hunting, In an average listening month "Ellery Queen," the "Thin Mart 1 and "Mr. and Mrs. North" nn the evil-doers through 15 of every 10 radio sets where they can be heard. The most popular shows are (.1 ANOTHER Wartime Christma hallows the earth! In times su of this holy holiday is even greate they want to express the sefls whose names appear below de convenient way — to all who sh Christmas may be an 'eVen me I Christmas Gift for the Is One Whole Family^ lucky to break 30. What makes a good mystery show in radio Is a good mystery in itself. Producers say there's no set pattern guaranteed to tingle the built around a basic character — public soine. Some programs arc like Sherlock Holmes, Bulldog Drummoncl, and the old dime-thrill or king Nick catches week enough to fill a Sing Sing in a Carter — .whose after week arc Damon is proof enough that the j year. In other shows, like "Sus- art of crime detection, practiced in " -~ J " T 0—4..^, » 17 network shosvs a week has. become big business. But other rob- jer chasers are said to do almost as well, Jay Jostyn, as "Mr. District Attorney," always gets his man and Crom $25,000 to $40,000 a year for that and other achievements. children, in the east room of the White House. The White House decorations, far less elaborate than in other 'years, include a tree in the east room trimmed only with svhitc streamers, white lights " and imitation snow, two wreaths;'between columns in.the lobby, a spray of mis- I'tletoe suspended from the lobby chandelier, a wreath over the front door and one in the windows on either side, and a few poinsettias. You can't advertise today and quit tomarrow. a parade. Raymond Edward Johnson, the voice behind the squeaking door in the "Inner Sanctum," is believed to be in the same class — as are Claudia Morgan, the Mrs. Thin Man, and Santos Ortega, whose deep voice as "Nero Wolfe" descends right to the pits of crime. Ted de Corsia, who specializes in both dumb'cops (as Sgt. Velio ii) "Ellery Queen") and villains, is another whose paycheck disproves all they teach in reform school. It takes time to prove that crime doesn't pay — and so the manufacturers of pills for pale people and other peppcrs-up o£ the body basic hand over huge sums to the major networks for the opportunity penso" and "Inner Sanctum," there's a different set of goodies and baddies every week. Whatever the style of program, however, two things are always constant. Whether the vile deed is done by a hatchet or a poison pol- let, virtue — and the income tax collector — always triumph in the end. Moose, Bear, Work All Part of Job Phlllipsburg, Mont. — Plarinc Moore, 24, is going back to the peaceful life — teaching school. She's just finished her first summer assignment as a fire lookout in a western Montana forest, and brought home these stories to entertain school kids: On a trip to the woodpile she nearly smacked into a moose. It turned out to be friendly. She lugged water up the mountain trail charges for a half-hour on,the air,, range up to $13,000 for a network «• : . . n •„« tr, I of 115 stations, the powers behind You're talking to | ., Crimo Doc tor" provide . a $12,000 i" • medication for CBS every week. Costs dqperid on the number of stations involved, but networks can usually, count on at least $5,000 every time a radio goes on the air. The majority of "who dun its" prove highly successful in luring to the .cabin' and had to shoot a black bear away from the door. On a stormy night she shot a nosy port: ipine, by lightning flash illumination. "Had enough? Not me,," she says. "I'm going back next year, if the job's still open." No one pays any attention to a watermelon ririd, but when it's a peach peeling that's different. Hew $fe/* {From. The woman who HUcs to entertain will be delighlel mas gifl for her home. Excellent suggestions are •hogany coffee table with removable tray, bone cli little wooden pepper mill, wastebaskct made frmi box, white iron vanity mirror and mechanical iror savings. Christmas is here again; we wish you all good cheer again; may Victory be near, when the world will know peace forever more. That is our Yuletide wish to you. Western Auto Associate Store Let US be thankful for Christmas and the things for which it stands. Let us be thankful for fine associations, loyal friends", , . let us give thanks for a high standard of living that makes it possible for us to get the fullest enjoyment out of life. That part of Christmas so frequently . minimized is its religious significance. • This i§ the birthday of Him.who taught Faith, Hope and Charity. Let us not forget to find time to be thankful, to sing praises to Him for the blessings received. As we celebrate Christmas day with rejoicing, let us cele- brate it with a deep thankfulness in our hearts and a prayer that we may enjoy this significant occasion for many, many more years to come. BY ROSELLEN CALLAHAN \ NEA Staff Writer There's no place like home, j these gas-rationed days, so gadgets and gimmicks, trays and tables, (crystal, silver, bath ensembles and almost anything you can name to make a home more attractive and entertaining easier are featured for Christmas giving. They solve the problem, too, of what to buy hose who seem to have just about .•verylhing. Any hostess, for instance, would be delighted to find under her tice n folding buffet carl or standing juller's tray to simplify serving, , especially if it is the type which j can ,be tucked compactly away in the closet when not in use. And there's always room on her what-not shelf for just one more piece or rare china demitasse cup and saucer. Two budget- priced gifts to delight every woman arc the white pottery rooster tidbit jar, and the basket weave bon bon dish with contrasting rope trim, which one shop is displaying. Those who collect "conversation (From Trays make Above is one painted hand- clecoralcd will rci3 i«af niot^jj pieces" will cc with the "Far lish glazed e and jumbo si? decorated wit rake, shears ff, plements ano| verse "God J3, '*?-* v ^v " 1 * 1 * ' %* ;i v V "*• HOPt, ARKANSAS come to us, and its spirit these the true meaning in years of peace, Because |3'rit to one and all, those their messages in this Ith them the hope that next bne! S easy, haml- of tin n and J elighted is" Erie| plates, saucer scythe, rk im; ith the lough." They may be bought singly or In sets. Bath ensembles of matched! t wels, face cloths, wastebasket and hamper •trimmed with huge cabbage roses or monogrammed, make impressive gifts, and will give a modern look to the most old-fashioned bathroom. Dressing table and bath shelf sets of colored glass or decorated china jars for cotton, lotion and powder are nlso a good bet for Christmas. And if you are still looking for one more gift, consider choosing from these: An odd wastebaskct such as the one made from an antique leather hat box; a baroque vanity mirror; crystal candelabra; an old-fashioned pepper mill; an electrical air purifier which clears a room of smoke and cooking odors in short order; a carving set; or a nest of hand-painted coasters. Clarification of Franco's Position Seen Washingon, Dec. 22 — — Further clarification of the position of "•pain's Generalissimo Francisco Franco is expected here as a result of American representations over Falangist vandalism in the United States consulate in Valencia. The incident, reported by Ambassador Carlton Hayes from Madrid, was the latest of a series of actions against Allied representatives in various parts of Spain.— The news came almSt simultaneously with announcement in Mad^rid that Franco had dissolved the Falanage militia and granted an amnesty to all political prisoners except those hclfl for murder Abnut 8,000 will be freed by Christmas, one dispacth estimated. Hayes said two persons, later identified as Falangists, entered the American consulate at Valencia Saturday, tore pictures off the walls and made speeches to visitors af the consulate. They were arrested by Spanish police. It was the first time, as far as is known here, that the Spanish government had moved against anti-foreign demonstrations by members of the Falange, only official party. Some months ago Falangists entered the same consulate at Valencia and stole some information-bulletins. The United States protested at that time, but the culprits were •icver caught. The unusual publication of Ambassador Hayes' report was regarded as an indirect warning to Spain cha this government takes a serious view of the disturbances, Last week, the British government in a strongly, worded state- .ment refused to accept the Spanish answer to its protest over an insult to the British consul at Saragossa. Spain had said the government was not responsible for the Falangists actions, but the British said that since they were uniformed members of the official parly, Madrid should account for them. Sun spots are thought to composed of whirling gases.' be TALBOT'S "We Outfit the Family" WE APPRECIATE THE FRIENDSHIPS AND CON. TACTS OF THE PAST TWELVE MONTHS WITH .MORE PLEASURE THAN WE CAN EXPRESS MAY WE WISH YOU ALL THE JOYS THAT CHRISTMAS AND THE NEW YEAR CAN BRING v JOYOUS MUU'MDE in i j * » i * Harry W, Shiver Plumbing * *.,/ / Rocket Guns Believed New Nazi Weapon London, Dec. 22—(/P)— For the fifth time in two weeks American heavy bombers supported by fighters ranged into northwestern Germany in daylight today while a constant stream of medium and light bombers poured -across the channel for the third straight day headed for mysterious targets in Northern France. The big bombers of the 8th U. S. Air Force, after a one-day layoff, headed right back for the same section where Monday 500 bombers attacked Bremen, submarine and shipbuilding center. It appeared new evidence of the intention to neutralize the effectiveness of this region of the Nazi war effort. It was the seventh heavy operation of the month for the Americans and kept rolling the great day and night offensive which opened Monday, In addition, wave on wave of Allied bombers swept out in what looked like one of the greatest sustained cross-channel assaults of the year toward the Pas de Calais region, presumably to attack the same targets which have been hit successive blows in the two preceding days and which have been described only as military. Installations. Neutral reports have sug - gested that the Germans may have extensive rocket gun emplacement in the French area. All morning and during most of the afternoon big formations of medium and light bombers, escorted by masses of fighters, winged through the brilliant sunshine across Dover strait, returning on average 30 minutes later, Today's activity followed a series of blows by RAF Mosquito bombers against unspecified targets in Western Germany last night. The latest Mosquito blow was carried out without loss, a com - munique s.aid. About one-quarter of all United Nations tonnage is in Liberty ships. ' Farmers Must Supply Own Lumber Needs While the War Food Administration is making every effort to provide lumber products needed for producing and distributing farm crops, Administrator Marvin Jones 'oday checked a part of the responsibility .back to farmers themselves. Through the lumber they use on their farms and the forest products required for boxes, baskets, barrels and other containers of foods and farm products, and for farm machinery and equipment—farmers constitute one of the biggest groups of forest products users. Lumber used on farms for the construction and maintenance of farm buildings requires three and one-half billion board feet, the Administrator pointed out. To this must be added the pulp-wood requirements for countless cartons and bags, wagon wood stock, wood for farm machinery, and other miscellaneous farm uses ifor lumber. Because of the critical over-all lumber and pulp-wood shortage which directly affects farmers, who are large users of lumber and wood products, Jones indicated that farmers should take action along these two lines: (1) Increasing production from farm woodlands during the winter. (2) Providing labor for forest industries during the slack winter season on farms. In this respect attention was called to Selective Service regulation which permit farmers and farm laborers to do such seasonal work without losing their deferred classification in 'agriculture, The administrator commented upon the ! seasonal urgency of farmers making their contribution either by working in their own woodlands or taking jobs in lumber camps or other forest industries. 'Farmers or farm laborers can be spared only during the winter months," he said, "and in some areas, such as New England, wood cutting probably will end sometime in January when deep snow pre- We're wrapping up every good wish we can think of—in this little message, which comes to say "Christmas Cheer" to you, and everyone in your household. Hope Cigar Store vents woods Work. Hence, their help Is needed at once." Increased production from farm woodlands Is needed for the manufacture of containers, which are highly esscntialto food production, War' Food Administration officials stated. Many veneer mills, basket and crate factories, and pulp and paper mills depend to a large extent on supplies of logs and bolts produced by farmers. Current shortages in supply have been attributed In part to a slackening in production from farm woodlands. Increased production of these forest products by farmers themselves will aid in assuring a supply of containers sufficient for the marketing of 1944 crops. To market the fruit and vegetable crop in 1944 some '190 million new baskets, and hampers, 450 million berry cups, 50 million wlrebound veneer ooxes, more- than 300 million nailed boxes and crates,, and large quantities of paper and pulp products for "wraps ,,liners, pads, bags and cartons, will, be required. Other farm crops expand these needs. If farmers would'.'contribute part of their time this : winter as requested it would help make wood products available: on, the following farm uses: Repair of farm buildings; repair of farm Implements, such as wagons, wood stock for wagon tongues, eveners, wagons, boxes,.hayracks, tool handles; .new buildings to house.expanded crops, livestock and poultry .production; new buildings for providing storage for crops not previously grown; new buildings for.-replacing losses caused by tornadoes, fires, storms; fence posts, gates, Since the last war, the range of has been increased 100 per cent, individual firepower 250 per cent, size of bombs. 300 per cent, and speed of tanks 700 per cent. JANITOR OUSTS MAYOR New York UP — Occupational local government in German-held Europe has undoubtedly created many paradoxical situations, but few, perhaps, as strange as In the town of 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, where the Town Hall's jani- tor has had the mayor removed from office The janitor, the local leader of the Dutch Nail party, was reprimanded by the mayor for mixing politics with his sweeping. He retaliated by suspending the mayor from party membership. Since none but party members may hold office under the Nazis, the mayor was removed He "dived underground," the Netherlands Information Bureau reports, when the Gestapo was ordered to arrest him. The trunkback turtle, eight feet long and weighing 1,500 pounds is the largest of all living reptiles Our e n t i r e personnel / wishes you and all Amer- ica a happy holiday and Victory in 1944! J. L Green, Cleaning & Pressing In the joy of little children we can find our own Christmas merriment. We join with you in making this a happy holiday for the young in heart. Hempstead County Lumber Co. Christmas is just around the corner! We're going to be different and wish you ared,whiteandblue Christmas, and a very merry one. HOTEL BARLOW May your turkey be the fattest, may your pumpkin pie be the spiciest . . . 'Cause we will be closed Christmas Day, December 25. Checkered Cafe It's Safe to Be Hungry <" <j ** ^ > - ' '' 1 **$&* Of Our Abundant Faith We'll Sing .. All the World to Hear ... This Christmas Day of 1943 For Behind our gay holiday laughter this year, there'll be a common feeling in the hearts of us all. It will be a hope, a conviction, a promise and a prayer all in one—embedded in steel-like determination. Belief in our ability to make right triumph over the dark menace of unholy fascism. We have promised ourselves to avenge those who have met tragedy at the hands of our enemy, and our faith will see us through. This Christmas Day we shall again reaffirm our faith . . . singing out in the spirit of the righteous for all the world to hear. HOPE'S FINEST DEPARTMENT STORE CHAS. A, HAYNES CO. ON MAIN V ''3ffl

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