Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 14, 1935 · Page 3
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Sntiin Clmis Whnt, H6! good Sani'rt Clatis, please wnit ,0110 minute, Arid odd to your sleigh-load just one , package more; Merry Christmas is nenr, nnd we won : to be in it, Arid send by you' wishes nnd grecl- , ings a score, Wo wishes are white-winged with love and affection; They surely will lighten, not hurden your sleigh; But should they grow heavy, unloose the frail fastenings, And scatter them broadcast along your glad wa'y, Best, a wish for the children, the clear .dimpled darlings. Whose dreams nre disturbed by glad visions of you; Mriy the beautiful day delay not his dawning, And every bright dream prove eternally true.— Selected. The above poem and the following editorial are dedicated to the little Patricias, Nancys, Virginias, Marys, Bafrys, Eddies, Jacks, Johns nnd Jimmies and all my oilier young friends in the' county. . . . The following is said lo be the most popular editorial that ever appeared in the New York Sun, and was written ; lan right NOW to see our big Xmns ay show . . . "CORONADO" and the New Year's Eve preview of Fredric March in "The DARK ANGEL." SWELL"- "—but I'm going to marry u man with money in the Bank!" That's w h a t she thought . . . 'til she fell for <i guy whoso only assets were . . . love and kisses! 2 DAYS ONLY SUN. •-aiid- A Paramount Pictut* vilh CAROLE LOMBARD FRED MacMURRAY —SHORTS- Color Classic "Kids in the Shoe" Paramount News Nfivclty "Motor Cossaks" ; Double Show j KARLOFF 1 "The'Black Room" : 2 No. 11 "TARZAN" 3 JOHN WAYNE "DESERT TRAIL" by Prank P. Church, and printed in 189? in answer to the following letter "Dear Editor: f am eight, years old Some'of iriy little friends'say there Is 110 Sa'hla Claiis. Papa says, "If you see it in the New York S^un,-it's so; Please tell me the truth, is there n Santa.Claus?" signed Virginia 'Han- Ion. The answer as is appeared in the ''Sun" follows; Virginia, your little friends nro wrong. They have been affected by the skepticism of skeptical age. They do not believe except they sec. They think that nothing can be which is not comprehensible to their little minds. All minds, Virginia, whether IhCy be men's or children's ore little. In this great universe of ours man is a mere insect, an ant, in his intellect, as compared with the boundless world ibout him, as measured by the intelligence capable of grasping the whole [ruth and knowledge. Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. He exists as certainly ns love and generosity and devotion exist and you know they abound and give to your life its ughcst beauty nnd joy. Alas, how Ircary would be the world if there was no Santa Claus! It would be as drenry as if there were no Virginias. There would be no child like faith hen, no poetry, no romance, to make olerable this existence. We should have no enjoyment except in sense mcl light. The eternal light with vhich childhood fills the world would >e extinguished. Not believe in Santa 21aus! You might as well not believe n faries. You might get your daddy o hire men to watch in nil the chimneys on Christmas Eve to catch Santa Clans, but even if they did not see Santa Claus come down,' what would that prove? Nobody sees Santa Clans, but (hat is no sign that there is no Santa Claus. The most real things in the world are things that neither children nor men can see. Did you ever see faries dancing on the lawn? Of course not, but that's no proof that they are not there. Nobody can see or imagine all the wonders that are unseen and unseeable in the world. You tear apart the baby's rattle and see what makes the noise inside, but there is a veil covering the unseen world, which not the strongest man, nor even the united strength of all the strongest men that even lived, could tear apart. Only faith, fancy, poetry, love and romance can push aside that curtain and view and picture the supernal beauty and glory beyond. Is it all real? Ah, Virginia, in all this world there is nothing else real and abiding. No Santa Claus? Thank God he lives, and he lives forever. A thousand years from now, Virginia, nay, ten thousand years 'rom now, he will continue' to make glad the heart of childhood.' . . . As yet, We've heard nothing about hristmas caroling, but feel quite sure ;hat the most beautiful and inspiring ot' all our Christian celebrations of the great festival will form a part of our rejoicings. The first Christmas carol, recorded in Luke 11, '13-14 was sung by the heavenly chorus of angels on the plains of Bethlehem. Dinah M. Clark's familiar Christmas song is a special favorite in England and is very beautiful in its simplicity and picturesque charm; "God rest ye, little children: let nothing you affright: For Jesus Christ, your Saviour, born this happy night; Along the hills of Galilee the white'flocks sleeping lay, When Christ, the Child of Nazareth, was born on Christmas day." Mrs. Jtoward Byers, a recent' Krfcf Mrs. Hferiry Htfyriey ertterfatned o Friday afternoon at the coffee hou at her attractive apartment on Sout Pin6 street.. The decorations strfesde the Christmas itiditt and a' mbs tempting salad course" Was served t< the followlrig! Mrs. Howard dyers Miss Mobel JBthridge, Miss Helen'Me Rao, Miss Mamie Sell Holt, Miss Paris* WimbCrl.V, Miss Nellie Porter, 1 Mrs Wnllon Wyllo, all teachers in,.th< Oglesby sch&ol arid Miss Helen Beit: nnd Mrs. C. F. Routon Jr. The hoh- 01 «c was presented with a dainty gift Mr. and Mrs. Orvillo Erringer were Saturday visitors in Little Rock. Mrs. Ralph Routon presented a ,'i-oup of her pupils in recital Saturday iftornoon, at her home .on North Pino street. The Routon home was dressed n Christmas greenery featured by a lecoratcd tree. Christmas wreaths, >clls and poihscttias were placed ul ivory point of vantage in the recep- ion rooms. The library table held cheshe with many figurines, animals ind Emnll palm trees depicting the 3ethlehem scene. The top. of a low :ook case held a Santa Claus scene vith figure;;, trees nnd houses in winter fashion. On the dining room able was a beautiful snow scene ilaced on mirrors, with a miniature 3nnta Claus in sleigh drawn by his turdy reindeers. Silver foliage and now covered trees added to the beau- V of this .sotting. Red candles in Christmas holders further suggested season. There wns an ai'rractivc program with the following taking part, Sarah Ann Holland, Margaret Simms, Mary Ross McFaddin, Matilda McFaddin. Martha White, Enola Alexander, Martha Ann Alexander, Mary Lee Cook, F. B. Ward, Jr., Lottie Boyce, Betty Monls, Mary Cornelia Holloway, Nancy Ruth Carrigan. Owing to the .recent bereavements in our city several who had prepared for this occasion did not take part. At the close of the program William , Routon distributed Christmas favors. Mrs. O. L. Reed has returned from a week's visit with her sister, Mrs Dwight Blake and Mr. Blake in Min- dcn. La. Mrs. Howard Byers, a popular bride, who has been the center of many delightful social affairs during the past two weeks was the hanorce, at a very charming evening bridge on Friday evening given by Mrs. J. W. Patterson at her home on South Hervey street. The card rooms were gay and festive with Yuletido. reminders in red and green and the four tables arranged for the players held accessories in which the Christmas niotif was still further stressed. Attractive prizes went to Mrs. Ernest Still and Miss Mary Billingsley and the honoree was presented with a lovely gift. Mrs. Jack Stewart of Vicksburg, Miss., was an out of tosvn guest. Following the Patriot |g Appointed IJ NffitatBox Office New Film: fete With Fred HacMurray; (n "Hands Across the Ta-J- Discarding the expensive jewelry gorgeous gowhs arid )uxur!6u.s fir which have been such an important pan of her roles in past pro'ducttoiis, -arole Lombard assumes the garb i>f i manicurist in her latest picture ' Not, a single outfit in her wardrolie n "Hands Across the Table'," which comes Sunday and' Monday to th« Saenger theater, cost, more thai! twenty-five dollars. Featured witft Miss Lombard is Fred .MacMurrayl Astrid AllWyn, Ralph Bellamy and wane Prevost. .Gay Romantic comedy, "Hahdfi Across (he Table" describes the amus- ng and' dramatic happenings in thd »veryday life of an atractive young 1 manicurist who longs to marry a niil< ionajre. Events begin to happeri' wiftly and humorously when sh« meets the rich playboy of her dreams; nly to discover that he is already ngoged to mai-ry for money They nake a pact that they will go through with their promise to marry foi' vealth, and until loves enters their ves, they are determined to fulfill ieir desire for riches. An amazing, laugh-filled climax rings the film to a breath taking fin- le. The Womnns Auxiliary of the First Presbyterian church will meet Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the church. As a very delightful compliment to game, delicious refreshments, in the Christmas motif, were serve'd. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Milliner of Emmet, left Friday afternoon to visit his father and relatives at Huntsville, Ala. • FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Guy D. Holt Pastor PREPARE VOUR CLOTHES FOR THE GAY Christmas Parties Have Them Kc-ncwvd BY OUR SPECIAL Odorless Process Dresses, Suits, Coals, Ties Scarfs' and Hnis Hall Brothers Phone 385 Our Bible School starts at 9:45 a. m and we have a class for all ages, so come nnd study God's word with us Morning worship at 11 n. m. ant evening worship at 7:30 p. m. The pastor will bring a message in the morning on "Love in the Church,' nnd in the evening 'on "The Three Denials-." Christian Endeavor for the Young People at 6:45 p. m. in the bungalow of the church. We urge all young people who can to come nnd be with us in this C. E. meeting. Prayer meeting Wednesday night at ad. of a free; .uwH&r cin- ni a ft*!'vigorous foe of attempts td partition his cchtntry, Ma Iftfi-mlng h n. a hetyi nirmed tb the most'lmpoi. tant chBlfwftn* «hlf> of the dhf- 'nese govern- meni party. He »s ekpecte'diW secession' of'North China. Electric Liftfe Music Notes of Interest to Music Lovers of Southwest Arkansas 7:30 p. m. We extend n cordial invitation to TO THE PUBLIC We have sold our Building Material business in Hempstead County to the HEMPSTEAD COUNTY LUMBER COMPANY We express our appreciation for your business and the good will shown us in the past. We solicit your consideration for your future Building Material requirements on be- HEMPSTEAD COUNTY LUMBER COMPANY Cordially HOPE BUILDING MATERIAL COMPANY everyone to come and worship with us at one and all of our services. FIUST PRESBYTERIAN CliuilCH Rev. Thomas Drowsier, Pastor Church School Sunday morning at 9:45. , Morning services at 10:55. ; There \vill be no vesper service Sun- j day to enable our congregation to at; tend the Friday Choral club's candle | light .service at the First Methodist : church. ( Mid-week service Wednesday af i 7:30 |.. in. I j OUR LODY OF GOOD HOPE Third Sunday in Advent 10:15 Morning Prayer. 10:2S Catechetical instructions. 11:00 High Mass. Discourse: "Gau- deU>-I?ejoicc" the first word of the Mats. 4:00 Study "Our Sunday Visitor.' 1 5:00 Benediction with the Most Blest:ed Sucrament, and prayers in honoi of the Immaculate Conception. Wednesday. Friday and Saturday ot next week are Ember Days for the winter season—fast, abstinence and prayer. To Open New (Continued from page one) work looked like a gigantic scale of justice. Opening to be Colorful For three years an average of 200 men a month have been working on this giant, and the $13,000,00 spent— mcit of which came from an RFC loan —spread more or less over the entire country. Included were 60,000 tons of steel. 400,000 tons of concrete, 440 tons Ceremonies incident lo opening the bridge will be picturesque. The first mail to cross the bridge will be carried by an Indian runner, then a Colonial dispatch-rider, a stage-coach, a primitive locomotive, modern locomotives and then the flux of modern traffic will stream across the bridge. By legislative enactment, the bridge will be dedicated to the late U. S. Senator Hucy P. Long. The people of our community will be interested In the following cxlrnct taken from a paper on the "Influence of Music," written by the late Mrs. Ann Watson Thompson, mother of D. B. Thompson of this city. The manuscript is faded and yellowed by time, but still clear and legible. Mrs. Thompson was 8 musician and (Cachcr of piano at her home in Prescott, Ark., and will be remembered lovingly by many of her former pupils and friends in this section. Influence of Music "At creation's dawn, the morning stars sang," a chorus of sweetness. The celestial choirs touched their harps and gladly hymned, "The birthday of Heaven and Earth." When inspiration mantled the hills and valleys with green, the beautiful song birds trilled their merry lays to the music of the breezes. An old darkey hearing an account of the fall of our first parents, said— "Yes! and right dar and den, if cle Good Lawd had drapped down a harp or planner, for Ebe to have picked upon, she would'ner tought 'bout chaltin' long wid ofe snake—and Adam would-ner' been 'tice'd to eat dat apple." . Music is a powerful instrumentality for good. This can be doubted by no Bible student. Saul was soothed by the music of David's harp. Sacrec music was an ordinance of God in'the temple and tabernacle worship. The style and sentiment of the Psalms clearly indicate this. 'Tis noi reported when hymns came into service, but they must, have been used in Jewish religious festivals, for in Matthew it is said, "And, when they had sung a hymn, they went out into the Mount of Olives." I believe the first musical sounds were vocal. The human voice must have been created before musical instruments were invented. Babes were hushed to slep by the monotonous crooning of the mother's voice. Young people swayed back and forth in the merry dance, while their nimble feet moved to the chime and chant of the voice. The same motive that thrills in modern, classic music, inspired the first people to express their emotions. Thus, melody and rythm marked the savage yell and the mother's lullaby. From "Fillmore's Lessons in Musical History," we learn that drums were first made by stretching the skin of some wild animal across a hollow log. Then, followed Tom-Toms, gongs, symbals, and tambourines. Doubtless the whistling, sighing winds, blowing across broken reeds, suggested stringed instruments. All these entonations echoed and re-echoed through God's 31-eat plan for man's redemption, rlenthens attributed them to their idol 3ods. Thus, from the earliest ages, the leave n born gifts of song has been nplanted as a messenger of good will from God to man. History abounds with many grand illustrations of the lower of music. The early Jesuit missionaries to the aborigines of Amerce used the fife and viol to soften their tempers. Even the rude barbarian's melody is wafted by the murmuring winds of his shadowy land, o'er the lakes of his fore-fathers, into the bosom of the great spirit; and, in their echoing rounds, the ripples tal isweeter than wild birds carol, linking him to his own loved dead. Hiawatha, wishing to win his beautiful Minnehaha, sent an arrow singing through the air, in the great land of the Dakotahs. The strains of martial music have moved thousands to enroll their names for their country's call. Since the days of Gideon many victories have been won by the bugles blast. All the great students of human nature have recognized the power of soul stirring music over mankind. Shakespeare warns us not to trust any man who "lis not moved with concord of sweet sounds." Hear the strong minded Pope—"If in the heart tumul- tous joys arise, music, her soft persuasive voice applies; or, when the soul is pressed with cares, exalts her in enlivening airs." Longfellow speaks of songs, "Which come like the benediction that follows prayer." Ann Watson Thompson. 'Stretchout" System / parently Improves T Laying Capacity RALEIGH, N. C.-(^p)-Farmcrs and poultry men of this section are equip- ing their henhouses with electric ighling— to employ the "stretchout-" ystem oh the feathered flock. With winter and its Shortened days, ens spend most' Of their time on the oost, thus becoming less productive. 1 Switching, lights on about 4:30 a. m. gives the birds from'. 12' to 14 'hours in which to lay eggs. Head of CMse (Continued from page one). paid a special tribute to his host, who, he declared, was one of the "nation's great industrialists." Mr. Aldrich also specified that one of the bright industrial prospects the slate held was in the manufacture of paper. The kapok trree is cultivated for its fiber chiefly in Java and less extensively in the Philippines, Federated Malay States and Ceylon. afe Led OHly by Great Will 'Rogers — and Ntow ' Heacls All Film Players NEV < ybRk.«-Shirley Temple, be- aVse' she, IS "a, 1 Beautiful, cute child of 'amazing talen'ts who x is utterly un- spWled 1 ' 1 is Public' EnteVtalner- No. 1, topping •; all other'" iripvie' stos, it Is shown in a sutyfey of typ'ical ; theaters representing 2ft',bt)o;OBO patrbiis publish* ed ifi s the Anictfican' magazine Thursday, •"..'. The survey was; m'side; by A. tt. Blank; president of tWb rhdtlpri picture theiater .corporations, and :one ol the country's biggest exh'ibit6rs. Results prb'ved contrary to ; the opinioti of 352 rriotidn picture critic's Who < placed -harles Laughton at .the top of their ist; giving Shirley ninth irositiori in a selection ,pf 10 greatest'rrtoiion'picture stars. Mr> Blank's selection, however, s based on'box office appeal, and as the exhibitor writing 'the! article he joints .out that "statements from the jox office are at variance 'with statements from the press' agents." "At the time of his ttagic death" that beloved .genius, Will Rogers, had become the greatest box office attrac- ion since the invention of talking pic- ures," Mr. Blank says. "Millions lost lours of happiness '. and insi^iration when Will Rogers died. ' "Close behind him -and about to pass him was Shirley Temple, who now stands at the to'p. .Pessimists keep saying she will grow up and lose her charm, but she is 'being reared with such common sense, that she may remain a great star for years. Learn How High 'Is Sky Jersey go to the chair at 8 p. m. TufeS* days. Kimberjfng said He" Would'tel Hatifjtmann of ttte new sehteMce Saturday aflef C. Lloyeh Fischer, the convicted German's clinefl th% taski Unless something unexpected venes, Havlptmann Will die approxi mately II months after his conviction at Fiemingtoh. Fisher,- informe'd of' the_ new* sentence as he left the de^tfr house at sta'te prison after talking with Itaupfi mann, said deferise lawyer^ will confer Monday .night. PARIS—(/P)—A department which strives to answer any'question or cope with any crisis has been placed at the disposal of Paris telephone subscribers. To obtain its services one dials "S. V. P."—the abberviation for "S'il vous plait," which is French for 1 "if you please." A" voice announces the department is at your service. It willtell you the distance between Paris and Bordeaux, give you the total of the national debt or supply you with - inforrhatioh' On train schedules and boat* sailings. It will reserve a tabte for you at a restaurant .and give you information about theater seats. • If unexpected guests drop in, the S. V. P, will order extra food sent to your home. The minimum charge is six cents. The fishing boat used by' Eskigo' men is'called kayak. That .use'd by the women is called umiak. Two' miles' of acdrns Were p!ante*d at Pratt,-Kas, to provide seedlings for government shelter-belt p'rojectsV fo aura 'Ycttf Family- and' yWi- Guests Will'A| and.eidoy the sWory'S 'DINNER we serve. ROAST FRIED Special OiW DinritF DIAMOND CAPEJJJ . to .the GliPSfT She Will eherish . EVENING IN PARIS 'Toilet Sets in the beautiful blue silver Gift Boxes $1.50 to SJ&75 'EXQUISITE PERFUMES Cordayd, Cory's Bqurjols, Hpubigarit,' Rogers, Gnllctt. and others $J,00 to .$S;00 CUTEX MANICURE SETS In attractive'^ gift' boxes and leather zipper cases 50c to $3.50 .—^-^o DUSTING POWDER^-Coty's, Bo.irjols, Hudnuts aixHItHers. $1.00 up, Why not give her a complete'set of BARBARA GOULD Cosmetics, theu favorite beauty treatment for: thousands of women. ' ' > You can get a gift package for as low as $1.00 \ c John P. Gox Drug Coi \ Phone 84 We Give Eagle Stamps', opes 3:30 P. The pidgin-English word "joss," applied to idols and deities, is possibly a corrouption of the Portuguese "deos," or god. 5 Funny Faced Giants Santa Claus in Person - Costumes - Fun Sponsored By Young Business Men's Association

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