Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 18, 1935 · Page 3
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^ •'* ^ HOPE nviiaf'A''-'^?"'' ']"''* "' i #' v ^'. r> ' ''-'':, . Sid Henry $ nre slipping away,—Ihose sweet swift years Like M leaf on the current cast; With never a break . on their rapid flow, , . We watch thfenr as One by one they ffo Into the'.beautiful past. As silent and swift as a weaver's thread,, |0r <m arrow's flying gloom; |As soft as the languorous breeze hid, IThnt lift the willow's long golden lid, TAnd ripple the glnssy stream. fOfxs after another we see them pass |Down the dim—lighted stair; |We hoar the sound of their steady tread the.steps of the centuries long since dead, I As beautiful and as fair. f There nre only n few swift years, ah let . No envious taunts be heard; Muko life's pattern of rare design, And fill Up the measure with love's sweet TVine, But never nn angry word.—Selected. Mrs. Mac Duffle has been called to the bedside of her mother, Mrs. J. A. RanKin, 'who is seriously ill at her home In Keo. Complimenting Mrs. Howard Byers, 'a . Thanksgiving bride, Miss Mabel Ethridge entertained n group of friends at the coffee hour on Tuesday ijiernoon nt her home on North Main ' 'Oct. Tile Christmas motif was very rmingly stressed in the decorations and. delicious refreshments. The honoree was presented with a dainty "gift. Sharing.this delightful hospitality with Mrs. Byers were Miss "Helen McRac, Miss Mamie Bell Holt, Miss Pansy Mothers! dren's cc if VAPORUB In treating children's colds, don't; take chances., use PROVED BY 2 GENERATIONS 1c SALE 1c ; on DRESSES THE GIFT SHOP (Mrs. C. P. Holland. For All Kinds of INSURANCE See Roy Anderson and Company BOLTS WMte Oak—Whisky and Oil grade. Overeup, Post Oak and Red Oak. • Kound Sweet Gum Blocks. Far prices and specifications, Sec HOPE HEADING COMPANY Phone 245 Hope, Ark. Oh! Boy . . . "She Couldn't Take It" . , . that's what Goo. Raft said about Joan Bennett . . . Oh! Boy . . . we'll find but 'Sunday nt the— ; PAT O'BRIEN i James Melton • — and— • , Jean Muir "STARS OVER BROADWAY" E N D S ^B THURSDAY & FRIDAY Matinee 2.-30 Thursday 15c FRIDAY NITE SHIRLEY TEMPLE DOLL NITE! Telephone 821 Wimberly, Mrs. Henry Haynes, Mrs. Nallon Wylie, Miss Nellie Porter, nil teachers in OgleSby school, and Miss Helen Belts. Miss Ethl-idgc was UR- isted by her sister, Mrs. W. Y. Foster. The Clara Lowthorp chapter C. of C. will hold its December meeting at 4:15 Thursday afternoon at the home of Miss Martha Ann Singleton East Second street with Misses Margaret and Katherlne Mae Simms ns associate hotesscs. The December meeting of the Worn- an's Christian Temperance Union, will hot be held, the next" meeting will be on the third Thursday in January 193G. The American Legion Auxiliary will meet al 2 o'clock, Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Arthur Swanke, East Third street, with Mrs. A. J. Neighbors as joint, hostess. The Young Womans Business Class of the First Baptist Sunday school entertained jointly at a most delightful Christmas party Tuesday evening al the home of Miss Jewell Bartlett on South Main street. The rooms were in holiday attire, and every point of vantage featured some beautiful arrangement indicative of the Christmas season, the central motif being a brilliant Christinas tree bearing gifts for each member of the classes and v beautiful gift was presented to Mrs. Hugh Smith as teacher of the Young Business Women's Class and to Mrs. Henry Haynes as teacher of the Philnthea class. Interesting games featured the evening's entertainment and a most tempting salad course was served to 23. Thirteen members of the Hope Business & Professional. Women's club enjoyed the club's annual Christmas party and tree Tuesday evening at Hotel Borlow. A tiny cedar, mantled in snow and icicles a glow with Christmas lights iwinkled merrily from the center of the round table where a delightful four course dinner was served. Miss Jack Porter hostess for the occas- slon dlspened with the cutomary program that the evening might be spent in old fashioned "cross the table" conversation. At the close Santa arrived and presented gifts from the capsule friends. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Childres entertained with a birthday luncheon honoring Rev, Guy D. Holt at their home 910 West Fifth street Tuesday. The home was prettily decorated with the Christmas motif with the chosen color scheme of silver and blue predominating. Guests other than the guest of honor were, Rev. Lester Bickforcl, pastor of First Christian church in Gurdon, Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Graham, Rev. G. W- Carlisle of Prescott, Mrs. Tom Mooc 1 of Little Rock,' Mrs. Earl .Pry ' of ' Caritdn, Miss,, Mrs: Kbit and Miss Edith Harper of this city. The Rev. Mr. Holt .was the recipient of many and useful gifts. May Cut Phone (Continued from page one) Against it: Dr. F. D, Henry, K. G. Hamilton, L. Carter Johnson and Roy Anderson. Against it—breaking a tie vote- Mayor Graves. Street Tax Flarcup The street tax issue, storm petrel of many a city council meeting, flared up again Tuesday night when Alderman Anderson announced that because of what ho considered unsatisfactory enforcement he was serving notice on the other aldermen that he would shortly introduce an ordinance to repeal the tax, "1C we have n law on our books it is either going to be enforced or repealed," he said. "The record shows that the city in 1928 collected 52,259.02; in 1929 it collected $2,022.95; the amount in 1930 was $1,592.95; in 1931 it was $1,558.60; in 1932 nothing was collected; in 1933 there was collected for the last half of the year $695.75; in the same period of 1934 collections were $567; while up to tlecember 1 this year the total is only $405." Mr. Anderson's attack threw the council into turmoil, the majority of the aldermen apparently being determined to continue the enforcement effort. The finance committee chairman said, however, that he was "tired of being criticized as the only alderman who really demanded enforcement of the law," and he was therefore calling for a "showdown." Chief of Police John Ridgdill replied that in addition to the $405 collected in cash the police had caused 240 other individuals to work out their street tax. Chief Ridgdill said he believed the adjusted figure would show the equivalent of between ?800 and ?1,000 for the street tax for the half-year. City Attorney Atkins declared that the City of Hope always had collected street tax, asserted that the law could be enforced today, and pointed out that Municipal Judge W. K. Lemley had not hesitated to fine dissenters PISHES Will Make a Splendid GIFT FOR THE HOME 32-Piece SETS $2.95 , S3.95 IMPORTED CHINA $j;,95 32-Piece Sets *) DUFFIE HARDWARE CO. jfouth Elm Street Phone 431 when arraigned by th& city police, WPA lMn«» Studied Appearing before the council Tuesday night were Mack Duffie, captain of ihe loenl company of the Arkansas National Guard, and District Engineer Charles Thomas of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), on the pro*, posal to utilize the materials in the old Garland school building for erection of n ,ncw state armory and a new city fire department building. Extensive debate revealed that the City of Hope could not expect to obtain a clear title to the Garland building, which in involved in school financing plans, for at least another 90 days. The WPA proposal, however, is in the hands of a special committee of the council. Engineer Thomas tokl the aldermen that the state armory plans call for a total expenditure of $16,930, exclusive of the site, which the city would probably establish on n back corner of the Garland school lot. The federal government's contribution would be $11,000 leaving $5,930 balance. But counting the materials taken from the Garland building, only $2,280 cash would be required, and of this the Slate Military Dcpavlmcnt would furnish $700 leaving a net of only $1,580 cash to bo furnished by the City of Hope. Engineer Thomas reviewed local WPA activity for the aldermen. He said that the federal works program is building very good sidewalks for Hope householders for the material cost only, meaning an outlay of only $14 per 50 running feet, for the property owner. City streets in the outlying sections are being graveled, although it is proving rather costly work, because Ihe WPA has had to go clear to Blevins to obtain gravel that would meet federal specifications. Julin Chester hospital is being reroofed ns another WPA project—and the Hopc-Sardis road is being graveled, with funds to carry it out about a mile and a half. Four county roads yre being graveled, Mr. Thomas said, construction proceeding at a rate of about 2,000 feet per day. Funds for material and hauling are limited, howevoi-, by the labor allowance, he concluded. Firemen's Dinner Fire Chief J. K. Sale extended the city officials nn invitation to the Hope Fire Department's annual dinner, which will be held at 7:30 o'clock Friday night al the New Capital hotel. E. F. McFaddin appeared before the council as attorney for the North Side and South Main street paving improvement districts and obtained passage of the annual levying ordinances, which leave paving assessments the same as before. Alderman Henry pointed out to the council that there are some bad holes in the pavement at Second and Elm streets, and the matter was referred to the street committee. Undue noise by Missouri Pacific engineers while whistling for local crossings during the night caused the appearance before the council of Train- 7 Events at Fair Park Wednesday Mixed Program of Boxing and Wrestling Offer> ed Local Pans A mixed program of boxing nnd wrestling consisting of seven 'events, is offered Hope fans Wednesday night at Fair .park arena. One of the largest crowds to witness a show here in several weeks is expected. Ten Hope amateur athletes are bill* ed in 'the matches. All have bfeen in training the past two weeks under Dtisly Rhodes, former professional wrestler. Instructor Rhodes'has been eaching approximately 30 .amateurs the art of boxing and wrestling. He said that Hope has some promising' material, nnd expected his proteges to show additional class and punch in fights Wednesday night. Rhodes said that he recently visited Boy Scout camps and appealed to parents of Hope to organize a Boys club here where youngsters could take physical training in wrestling, boxing and other amateur sports. The card for Wednesday night: Battle royal—Five Hope negroes. Wrestling match—Dusty Rhodes vs. Mickey McCoy of Shreveport, 90-minute time limit. Boxing match—Blondy Jones, amateur champion of Shreveport, vs, George Womaclc of Hope. Scheduled for three rounds. Boxing match—Thelbert Galloway vs. Dale Hughes. Scheduled for three rounds . Wrestling match—Doc Zimmerly vs. Glenn Parker. Two out of three fall basis, 30-minute limit. Wrestling match—Monk Gibson vs. Phil Keith. One fall with 30-minute time limit. Wrestling match—Newton Secrcst vs. Fred Briant. Two out of three falls with 20-minute lime limit. Admission price will be 10 cents for children, school students and CCC recruits, and 25 cents for adults. master Ed Stanley, of Little Rock. The council was considering an ordinance to prosecute "whistling engineers," but delayed action on Mr. Stanley's promise to take the matter up with the train crews. A petition signed by 143 citizens asking the council to entertain a proposal by William Reaves that he return to the police department on his agree- men to earn his own salary through collection of taxes, was referred to the police committee. Mrs. W. B. Carmical submitted to the council a letter asking payment of a debt alleged due her from Policeman Hugh Bearden. The letter was referred to -the police committee. I Prescott Items Miss BHiie Higgs'of Hope 'and Berf- jamen G. Waller of, Prescott were married- Saturday, November 30, si Hot Springs. , ... Mr. and Mrs. J. Dale Wilson left Tuesday . for Ban Antonio, Texas, t& spend the Christmas holidays - with their daughter, Mrs. R. B; Magee and Mr..Mag«e. ' Harlwell Greeson, who recently un- derwent'an operation at Cora Donnell hospital has been •removed to his home. Miss Frances Bailey, Miss Ann Kirkley,, Miss Ruth Carrington and.MJss Beuna McKissack pent Monday in Little Rock. Italy Wins 3-Day '(Continued from page one) stem the advance of 3,000 infuriated Ethiopians'-who hurled themselves at the Blackshirt garrison at Mai Tim- chet. This town lies on the.river Tak- kaze, 40 miles southwest of Aksum, Ethiopia's Coptic Christian holy city now in Italian hands. Dembaguina pass is 10 miles due north of Mai Tim- rhet, between two of the great impassable gorges \vhich border the Takkaze on the north. Just above the pars in the Shire region, where a second enemy force," believed to be at least as large as the one which struck at Mai Timchet, was closing in on the Italians in an ever- nnrrcfwing arc which threatened the hard-driven Black Shirts with extinction. The Italians faced Ethiopian warriors overwhelmingly superior in numbers. Airplane and tank squadrons were being rushed to their rescue, it was said in a message from Marshal Badoglio, commander. The Italian garrison, composed chiefly of native troops, -did not retreat from Mai Timchet until after if. had put up a fierce but losing battle, Marshal Badoglio radioed. *Nayy Wife" New Film at Saenger 'Claire Trevor and Ralph Bellamy on Screen Thursday and. Friday The ftge-old question, "Can love come after marriage," .receive* reply in "Navy Wife," Thursday and Friday at the Seengrer theater. Claire Trevor and Ralph' Bellamy are co-featured in this screen. version of the novel, "Beauty's Daughter," by Kathleen Norn's. • Miss Trevor, a Naval nurse, marries Ralp'h Bellamy, irt the role of a Navy doctor, knowing that he does not love her-and • wants • only a home and a mother for his crippled daughter. She soon discovers that the memory of a dead wife is ah almost unsurmounl* able bar- to a happy marriage. Another woman intrudes into their Jives./ She is convinced that .her husband will never love her. Just as Miss Trevor is about to call her marriage a complete faili/re and leave her husband, a surprise clirnax brings 'a happy ending to this romantic story. A highly capable cast is featured in support of Miss Trevor and Bfellamy. It includes Warren Hymer and Jane Darwell. Reported as introducing a new idea in screen musicomedies as well as two new film stars, "Stars Over Broad- Way," showing Wednesday at the Saenger, does 'both of these things. Besides being the film debut of the popular radio stars. James Melton and Jane Froman, the picture has an all star cast which includes Pat O'Brien, Jean Mvlir, Frank McHugh and Frank Fay. - Appealing With~€hbir Singers Night$ at Beebfe Memorial C. M. E. ..tit*. Clynedyke Adolphus' Baker, riegr& singer of Dallas, Tekas, is belnfc pre* sented in a series ttf recitals each night at Beebe Memorial C. M, E. church, .• ttls program consists bt tlassics and spiritual numbers, Assitinf Baker are 10 choir gingers. Plans aft being tn&de to bring Baker before white people of Hope Sunday night ivilh a mass chorus to sing negro sptftuats. Persons suffering , from epilepsy, intra-crartial hemorrhage, fraetufed Ladies Fill Your Christmas Sock Needs -with CAR GLASS CUT AND GROUND TO FIT ANY CAR BRYAN'S Used Parts «1 South Laurel Street Does Your Food Sour and Turn to Gas? Do you realize that what you eat today is your flesh and blood tomorrow? Also, your strength or weakness? II you have no appetite or if your food sours and turns to gas, instead of digesting normally, you grow weaker and weaker each day instead .01 stronger and more vigorous. Do you suffer with sour stomach, flatulence, and a sensation of fullness after eating, due to functional disorders? 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