Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 11, 1931 · Page 4
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STRAWAN Y KAY CLEAVER tttitfe *ftt»At 6O OW WtVtt ffftE STOUT 111 folded her legs under.., her, sat down on the near the Hre, aiid said with a of Rosalie's manner. "I'll si l'ih .something of a Bohe- How do you like a native, I've 'been away only ; long ' learn to appreciate it. ^rfd-ftres Hke'thls, among other -things., Mary-frranc«s's answer, delivered -With a s''ghtly raised chin and thoulfler. "Really? I'm afraid I »V can't agree with you about wood HOPE STAJR AND DAILY PRESS, 1931, bf -ibNay,. Down and Co. V, — 'fires." was nothing whatever but ^ an effort toward appearing grown ' * ' up< r p» "Can't? 'Why, I wonder?" I "• -?'Dp you realize, Mr. McKeel" *' (Grand's ma,n'ner was convenient, so she used it) "that every one of " t the rooms in this mansion, 15 in all, has a fireplace in it, including ~>" the front hall and excepting the kitchen. Stop and contemplate ' _,••' what it means to get 'wood lugged up from the cellar and keep these '^replaces going. It's terrible," she ' ^ said, dismissing Grand's manner as Insufficiently intense, "just perfect!} '«"' terrible for . my sisters. -Ann and Cecily, r They have to carry it al ug, and the won't let me help for fear I'll' strain my back or some^thing, and besides, my sisters bave to pay for all the wood, and trying to keep this miserable barn of a ilace warm in winter is almost impossible The fireplaces just gobble r ood. Phil, he's my sister Ann's Mary-Frances sa'id, "Do you believe in pre-ntifrtial influences, Mr. McKeel?' ' - flance, wanted to give her a;furnace for a Christmas present this r; but she couldn't let him ise it; cost so much more than could really afford, and Grand I Rosalie.would have had fits it found-out, anyway, Phil did «,7 'ij'ei^e my sister Ann a vacuum 1>C"~?,j? cleaner for an engagement present, two years ago, but—" Barry, squirming uneasily in his chair, forced an interruption. "It'a a great old house, though, Isn't it? All this spaciousness, these high ceilings—"he looked, at the ceiling, looked guiltily down •+ again, and finished weakly—"and "I'll bst," said Mary-Frances, ''you wouldn't think so it you had to live here. Still." she went on. •unconsciously mature for a moment, "it would be better If -we feould admire It, since we do have to live here. Grand and Rosalie wouldn't consider living anywhere else. But I suppose my sister Ce :ily told you'all.-about it?" Cecily had :satd,.'3Hy two sisters and I live with our grandparents They iike' to 'have us call them 'Grand' and 'Rosalie,'" and noth ing else. DARRY evaded, "Yes, she did men• L ',tion the old people, and—" "You'd better," Mary-Frances warned, "not let them hear you call them old .people. Grand is just -elderly, 4nd nobody has any-idea how; old .Rosalie Is. Mystery, you know, is part of her charm. Rosalie says it is part of every lady's charm. Phil, my sister Ann's fiance, says that Rosalie exudes charm. Aliybe I shouldn't have said that. Ann told me not to repeat it. But I think Phil meant it for a compliment, don't you?" Barry moved in his chair and fumbled. "Yes—surely. Of course." Mary-Frances said, "Won't you smoke, Mr. McKeel?" "Thank you," said Barry, and took out his clgaret case. "Just blow the smoke up the flue. If you e£n," said Mary-Frances, the perfect hostess, "because Grand doesn't approve of'cigareta, though he will condone a good cigar. I don't think.he-'ll .smell it if you'll sit a little closer and 'blow up the' chimney." Barry closed his cigaret case. 'After all," he said, "I have smoked' top much today. If you don't mind, I'll wait until later." "Not at all," said Mary-Frances. "Do you believe in prenuptlal Influences, Mr. McKeel?" Barry glanced at her fleetingly. She was seraphically pretty, looking up at him with her big ( earnest eyes, and as somber and as serious as a saint. "I'm afraid," he said, 'that I haven't given the matter enough consideration to be able to express a sensible opinion concerning it." : "Men," said MaryrFrances tactfully, ''aren't as much interested in that as ladies, I •suppose. Mrs. Hill doesn't believe in: it at all. Mrs. Hill .is my -friend's, Ermlntrude's, mother. Ermintrude is ^my best friend because she is really very deep; not like most of the other girls at McKinley High—frivolous and flirts and all. But Rosalie believes in it, because before she was i»rn her mother looked at a picture of Raphael's Sistine Madonna all the time. Of course, Rosalie didn't turn out to look much like :hat Madonna, but she was beauti- ful'in another way, and she was the toast of the south when she was a girl and everything. How old would you think I was, Mr. McKeel?" "Well, shall we say," Barry hesitated and lied handsomely, aa he would have lied "20" to a doubtful 30, "around about 17 or 18?" "See there?" Mary-Frances said :o her absent family, and began again. "Weil, now, Mr. McKeel. . . ..". " '.-••'*• "iff »;« i I .ft'-' HECILY to~bk her hand away from her throat just before she went into the -kitchen to face Ann. "Angel," she said, "I'm an idiot and ft selfish pig. 1 don't know; What .possessed me. But I'vo brought the McKeel pors6n'home— invited hlnvto stay .for dinner." "But, Cecily!" Ann said, and turned from the towel at the sink Where she had been drying hen hands, and repeated. "Bnt'Cecily!'' and added, "Why in the world didn't you telephone?" "I don't know. I haven't tli6 faintest idea." Cecily .picked up the kettle from the table and looked unseeingly at the. scant Inch of carrots. "He wns waiting outside the building to meet me. Whoa we got into his car he said, 'Where to?' Before I thought, 1 said, 'Let's go home for dinner.' I must have been mad—or something. But, Just for the moment—the drizzly rain ami all—home seemed a place to come to. 'Everyone seemed to ba hurrying horrie. I must have liked the-sound of the word. .Home! I'm so sorry. Ann, 1 Just didn't think at till. "YoUr week to do the work— I'll help,-every minute—" v 'Sflly!" Ann came to put an arm across Cecily's shoulders. "It is all right. Why shouldn't you come home? 'Nonsense about the work. But—but, honey, there isn't a thing in the house for dinner. I was going to fix up some soup—• fake it, really—and make somfl French toast. The shops .are closed now. We'll have to -plan—'' "But the roast!" Cecily implored. "That good beef roast. There was plenty of it left—and the caramel :pudding. I did have sense enough to remember them before I asked him. Grand and Rosalie never eat meat for lunch, and I hid the cara« mel pudding." Neither of the girls '•'smiled. Despair was deep in Cecily's delicate blond prettiness. Tragedy marred Ann's dark beauty. •• "Mary-Frances and Ermintrude came home hungry after school and lunched—" "But, Ann, they couldn't eat'all that food! They'd burst." "They didn't eat it all. But there Isn't enough pudding to serve, and there isn't enough meat to do :any^ thing with—not even make hash." "Well, what is the matter, .with her, Ann ? I never heard' of such a • thing. Monday,,, she ata.liirl the . chicken left from Sunday, and!now .this!" ' .;;; -•£ , i "She's growing so'^fasg^OI&sy'. She's so thin—away under weight. We should be glad she isn't dieting, like so many silly girls are nowadays. We can't ask her not'to eat. Poor baby—she has little enough." • • • «rpHAT," said Cecily, ."sounds like Grand and Rosalie in chorus. It's soppy.sentimental. We provide plenty of 'food for let."Sha could lunch on bread awSHSutier and sugar—as we used to. ll'll ask her to stop coming home early and eating the family dinner every evening. I'll ask her right Enough; She makes a little pig of herself—i that's what she does. The idea!" Ann took her arm from Cedly'S shoulder and walked some, 20-odd, feet across the kitchen and opened "a cupboard door. "You're mean, 1 ' she said. "It isn't my fault that' Mary-Frances ate the dinner, is K?'* "I didn't say it was your fault, 1 ' Cecily answered, and wondered' why there wasn't something amusi ing about Mary-Frances's having eaten the dinner, and wlsh'ed Anrf would stop pushing cans about on!* that shelf. (To Be Continued')] | 'Farm Life's the Life For Me,' j Says Young Prize Calf Raiser By WENDALL MORGAN (Written for The Associated Press) CHICAGO.—They want me to write a story for the papers now, just because my good old "Coalie" was judged the best beef calf fed by any boy exhibiting in the big livestock show here. Well, I reckon he was the best. He sure looks good to me. And I reckon my little brother Lawrence's "Artemis" was as close for second place as could have been found in the junior class. They're both Aberdeen-Anguses and half-brothers. Coalie was born a year ago last April and Artemis a year ago in September. Lawrence named his calf after a favorite comic-page character of his, got his name if you saw him—he's black as anthracite and just as solid. Lawrie and I were right there, working, when both the calves were born on our farm" near Aledo, Illinois, and we've had the whole care of them ever since, along with our other farming chores. We get up at 4:30 each morning, and spend' a couple of hours then, and a couple of hours every night after school, with the cattle. We curry them about twice, a week, excapt when we're getting ready for shows, and» then we dress them down every day. It's about four miles into Ale'do from our place. I'm a sophomore in the and you'd easily guess where Coalie high school there, and I wanted to play on the basketball team, but I got hurt when I was six years old and the doctor says no violent athletics for me. So the next best thing, I figured 1 was to get into the prize cattle business. I'm 16 years old and majoring—I guess that's what they call it—in agriculture at the high school. I'm taking classes in "soils and crops" and "animal husbandry." I'd rather be a successful farmer than anything else, I guess. Dad has a herd of 50 angus cattle, some hogs and a truck garden that along with some good grain crops, I Here's the Way Green Wave Will Line Up in Rose Bowl I •••••••••Mnk^JMK* » - -—— === _ ' • i Calif.. pay the GreeiKWaYe of Tijlane will line up when it faces the University of Southern California in the Hose Bowl at, Pasa- <MH»,•«*»»*..-New.Year's Day,* The eleven men shown above are the ones who brought the New Orleans outfit through another un- bedl«n, Wguter seaspu. Le« to rlfbt, {bey »re: linemen. Captain Gerald Dalrymple. All-America end for two years: Clarence Upton. &HMMWS4 tackle; Job? ^tfttfi. 4.1H» utl » iri1 6U*rd; Winnie I*o<Jrigues. center: John McCos i.. k. .<?uard: Richard Bankstoii tackla- YftRJflfl S»J r J^.j§n^>^%et|*l4, HfP*l» Payne, halfback: NoJ}te pells, AU-Soutto^w tulll)*ek; Oyu Wjainjerm.*". All-America lUlibai-U- Girl A»ks ,$10,000, Gets 84 Proposals Mary Clowes, 21, • of New Eagle, Pa., who offered to marry anyone who would give $10,000 to support her aged parents, is shown here scanning some of the 84 proposals she has received since her Offer was published. . gives us all we need* in the food line, so I'm .plenty satisfied with farm life. We butcher about three hogs and one beef a year, enough for our own use. The fresh air, good food and work on a farm keeps you healthy, too. Bus, Truck Operators Win Injunction Case "NEW ORLEANS-(/p)—A group of bus and truck operators on Texas routes, headed by 'H. B. Sage, of Flint Mich., Monday won a temporary injunction from a -special three-judge; federal court restraining Texas officials from applying certain sections of that state's far-reaching motor truck regulation law to interstate operators. Previously, Junge 'W. H. Atwell of Texas granted a restraining order on" petition ~. of the)'plaintiffs,' who" attacked the Texas statute as discriminatory and unconstitutional in its interstate applications. The three judges who reviewed the complaint Monday did not pass'on the constitutionality of the lavy. The complaining operators "will seek to have it declared invalid at a final hearing for permanent .injunction before : the same thr'e~e-judge court sometime in January. Enrollment Increases at Henderson <State ARKADKLPHIA — The enrollment of Henderson State Teachers College, is now 336 as pcmpared with 314 last session and new students will continue to arrive, college officials said. A good many are expected for the spring term, as many short term schools will be out and the teachers will enter college for further training.' H. Grady Smith, business manager; said a .conservative estimate is that the attendance this year will reach 350. This does not include between' 300 and 400 for the summer terms The gain in enrollment in a year o depression" is said to be significan of the" popularity of the new state school. A railroad company in Englanc runs what is called the "whitewash special." The train carries no passengers, but it is equipped to note every jolt and bump on the track As a bump is hit, a splash of whitewash is dropped on the ground to mark the spot for repiar crews. An All-Expense Week-End Vacation in Little Rock Just $8.00 for Two, or $4.50 for One Including All Expenses 1. The Albert Pike Hotel offers you an ideal week-end ' vacation in the capitol city. On arrival you may purchase the special week-end card entitling you to— 2. Room (twin beds if preferred) and private bath, 3. Car storage in Albert Pike Garage. 4. 5-course dinner in main dining room Saturday night. 5. Dance tickets, Silver Slipper, 609 Main Street, Little Rock's newest ball room—or— 6. Theatre tickets to the leading theatres. 7. Breakfast in Coffee Shop Sunday morning, or Continental breakfast served in room. 8. Tuble d'hote luncheon in main dining room Sunday. The ubove accommodations and entertainment for two $H.UU. For one, just $4.50. Please do us this favor— To avoid delay on arrival, write or wire tor advance reservations and mention, "Special Week-end Vacation." Address communication, Attention the Manager. Seventh and Scott Streets Little Rock Arkansas W. T. (Billy) BR1GGS, Manager V' for Etrly Badger Game* MADISON, wTs.-ftpT-WaUer Mesn- wdl .won't .let the geneM public toil him how to coach his University of 'Wisconsin -basketball team, but he has let popular opinion help hlfn-make his schedule. ' ; ,, Opponents for two of the'five "pra- tiee" games each Big Ten team'ls-alr, lowed in /.addition to the 12-game championship card this season ,are Pittsburgh and Marquette, both "elected" by popular request in response.to Meanwell's invitation. •Bringham Young, Maryland and Butler, the three other "practice game" tees. Will bring basketball representatives of the Rocky imountaln territory, the south and Indiana to Wisconsin's new 9.000-capaflity field- house. Several copies of the Magnn Charta were made at the time it was signed,: and four of these are still in exis- tence—two'in the British Museum and two in 'English cathedrals. a high tariff wiify -Australian <f growers arc making as much he as d'ld Ke^ *lf#ig»swer8 a fi-W ago.- . ", .Australia. noy?,,prod;uces all Jhri rice and soon,. jjosilbly next yea will cease M»0*U <jf tobacco perhaps, a 'little Virginian and ishtfor, .blending., , ' , /Last tobacco, season WAS htghl munerativc and about 30.WW i 'have been. planted to:the ' ' " Druim for 55 Y«ar§4 'Gets Legion tff iPARlS.-#P)-Joseph Baggers, H drummer -of the National Theflt the Opera Comique for 56 yeaW been made -chevalier of the Legi Honor. Since 1876 he hns hardly mis performance nt the Opera' Comjqud but . he • has never . seen any on • tnl stage productions because the Met 111 drums <ara 'well Bunder the siago anl Baggars 'faces 'the audience. ' I V «* ll M ij L. I The truth itself is not T>clieved; from one whcj so often deceives. Do not .take the chance, shop with us and save llhe dif erence f or Santa Glaus;. COUNTRY CLUB 48 Lb. Sack No. 2& Can 3 For Peas "No., i Standard 3 Cans JEWEL—1 Lb. 19c • '.I 'Pounds Chocolate i 'Fancy Cream Centers—Lli. 10. 14 od. 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