Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 3, 1941 · Page 3
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If A*; K0M, Aftf ANSAI 0 OCIETY Daisy Dorothy Heard, Editor Sociaf Calendar Wednesday, December 3rd The p T. A. council .will meet Igiho First Methodist church at "clock. Mrs. C. A. Evans of Arkadolphia, Who will review the play, "There Shall Be No Night" by Sherwood, is being sponsored by tho Junior- S^lor High school P. T. A. The public is invited to hear the review which will be given at the First Methodist church at 3;30 o'clock. [rookwood P. T. A. will not RIALTO ftOWondTHURS. meet Wednesday afternoon because of the book review being given at the First Methodist church. Thursday, December 4|h Hope chapter 328, Order of the Eastern Star, 7:30 o'clock at the Masonic hall. Tho United Daughter of the Confederacy will meet at the homo of Miss Zenobia Reed with Mrs. C. S. Richards, Mrs. Pat Casey, and Miss Maggie Bell co-hostesses, 2:30 o clock. The response to the roll call will be Christmas quotations and tho daughters are asked to faring gifts for the Confederate homo. Mrs George Newborn, Jr., Mrs. R. L. Broach, and Mrs. Kcllcy Briant will be hostesses to the members of the Cosmopolilian club at the home of the former at 3 o'clock. Tlie Hcmpstcad county P. T. A. council will meet at the high school "Workshop" at 7:30 o'clock. Friday, December 5th A benefit dance will be given by the members of the Girls' Cotillion club at the Barlow, 9 to 1 o'clock. Tho public is invited. Rose Club members will meet at the home of Mrs. Tom Brcwsler for the annual Christmas party, 3 o'clock. Members of tho Cemetery association arc urged to attend an important meeting at the city hall, 3 o'clock. Kinnl Mission Study for the Year At Methodist Cliu r ch Tuesday Mrs. Steve .Carrigan, chairman of mission studies of the First Methodist church, conducted the final program of a series of studies which begun in November. The book, Christian Imperative" by Roswcll P. Barnes was used as a text. Opening with the hymn, "Love That Will Not Let Me Go," the meeting was called to order by the mission study leader. Mrs. R. M. Briant ?// e , r ,r d n prayer, followed by Mrs. w. W. Johnson, who discussed Christians and World order. "Tho Christian Way" was the topic discussed by Mrs. T. R. Billingsley. An illustrated poster depicting the world's connection with the symbolic cross was explained by Mrs. Henry OUT OUR WAY ByJ.R.Willtoms — . .^^... r ,—, <£>pop BLUB ick VACK BLUB ITH GULP ue— KAOP/ ™-«*tBY NEA SERVICE. INC. T. M. DEO, U. S. PAT, Off. MOTHERS GET GRAN! Hitt. In closing the mission study, Mrs. lachel Jordan gave a helpful devo- ional using as the theme, "Sonshin with God." Three High Scorers n( Tucsdnv Club Party Mrs. Arthur Johnson of Clanton Ala., Mrs. R. V. Herndon, Sr., and Mrs Kline Snydcr were high scores at the meeting of the Tuesday Contract club at the home of Mrs. Tom McLarty Tuesday afternoon. Additional guests were Mrs. Dewey — - guuu-tu rr i.* V 4Ttl O. IWVVUj Hendrix, Mrs. G. A. Hobbs, and Mrs Dick White. Following the games the hostess served a delicious salad course with hot chocolate. Robinson-BIackweU Announcement has been made of tho marriage of .Miss Jeanette BlackweU formerly of Hope, to O. J. Robinson of South Gate, Calif. The marriage took place Tuesday, November 25th m South Gate, where the couple will Thursday new HAPPINESS BARRYMORE The perfect gift for everyone on your list is here at WARD & SON'S. Do your shopping while our stock is still complete. The proof of good taste is a gift from our selection. The Prices will please you. Three Hostesses Entertain Methodist Ladies Monday Circle No. 3 of the Women's Society )f Christian Service met Monday af- ernoon at 3 o'clock at the home of Wrs. E. P. Young with Mrs. Vcsey- Crutchfield and Mrs. C.i V. Nunn, co- loslesses. The meeting opened with a prayer by Mrs. R. M. Briant. As the first •art on the Christmas program, Mrs. -. V. Nunn gave the devotional bas- d on the Christmas story from Luke. Mrs. Linus Walker read the Christmas poem, "A Christmas Wish," She vas followed by Mrs. George Ware ccompanied by Mrs. Monor Gordon t the piano. Mrs. Ware's vocal selec- lon was "Silent Night." The meeting closed with a hymn. During the social hour which followed, the hostesses served a desert course to the members and four guests Mrs. West, Mrs. Wilson, Mrs. Larson, and Mrs'/i Ammonette. Personal Mention Mr. and Mrs. 'H. C. Whitworth are motoring to Dallas Wednesday. Their daughter, Mrs. Frank Kirk, will accompany them. —O- Mrs. Dillard Breeding is the guest of her sister, Mrs. J. W. Walker, and Mr. Walker in Little Rock this weok. -O- Mrs. W. F. Wilsdon and son depart- day night after a visit with relatives Edson in Washington Worried Small Businessmen May Soon Get Help WASHINGTON - Almost 130,000®small business men who have been crying pretty much in vain that the national defense program with its priorities set-up and contract distribution to big business is about to ruin them, may get quick relief if Evening In i»n r j s TOILET SETS DRESSER SETS Just the gift for her $1O' 50 to 14 Pocket Watches 1.35 to 1 .75 » GIFTS FOR HIM PIPES, CIGARS, TOBACCO, CIGARETTES Wrist Watches Amity Billfolds 3 .50 MENNENS SHAVING SETS 1.50 ,.'2,00 WILLIAMS SHAVING SETS 1.25 Meet Your Friends at Our Fountain I, and enjoy a cup of good coffee, malted milk or one of our many other specials. 1.00 and up Shaffer Pen and Pencil Set; 10 95 ' 1 Christmas Decorations We have a complete selection to choose from. WARD & SON The Leading Druggist W. 2nd We Deliver Phone 62 ---, ^ o _,, nw*tiv j. t;nt:i ji the government accepts a plan outlined by Guy Holcomb, head of the Small Business Section of the Anti- Trust Division of the Department of Justice. In a memorandum to Assistant Attorney General Thurman Arnold, Holcomb says he is convinced that the primary need of small business is an independent governmental agency with authority to act swiftly on specific complaints and problems. It might be called the Office of Small Business Problems. It would serve as a forum where complaints could be heard and as an independent advocate of the cause of small business. More important, it would act as a trouble-shooter to represent small business and get action, and it would have to be clothed with ample power. The President would probably have full authority to 'appoint such a board, but Holcomb thinks it would have even more force if congress enacted a law creating it. The membership would be composed of small business men with a few lawyers to give legal advice. More than 'half the complaints from small business men received by Holcomb were drafted after they had failed to get relief from other departments of the government. He. found small business men as a whole were distrustful of the Office of Production Management. The leading figures on OPM were big business dollar-a- year men, corporation attorneys, labor leaders and professional economists. Evidence Piles Up Time after time small business men complained to Holcomb that they saw their big competitors securing priority material after trips to Washington. Holcomb cited a case where a Michigan boiler manufacturer said he was the lowest bidder for installation at an Oklahoma airport, but the award was made to a company bidding ?1700 higher. Holcomb contacted the officials in charge and.the Michigan man finally got the contract. A small but well known manufacturer of outboard motors complained that he was about to close his plant because of priority shut-down on materials, while only 16 miles away his largest competitor was operating full swing on government and civilian contracts. Holcomb has tackled this pro- ble and hopes for results. L. M. Evans, presdient of Small Business of America, Inc., from his office in Cleveland, has written President Roosevelt complaining that small business men arc under a siege of economic boycott as strangling as the tightest military blockade. He asserts thousands of small business men who with their employes constitute the largest taxpaying group in every city and state, are facing ruin. Says Evans: "This pending calamity must be laid at the door of tho administrators of national defense who havve flagrantly discriminated against small business. Big business has received every consideration, small business none. Perhaps we should have expected this, for the men who head the defense administration are nearly all from big business." As Senators Sec It Congress is getting restive about this problem. Senators are not convinced that the President's naming of Floyd Odium as director of OPM's division of contract distribution is a solution. Senator Hatch of New Mexico, head of a special committee to investigate defense program contracts, is alarmed lest America have the experience of Britain, where 20,000 manufacturing plants were shut down almost overnight in the changeover from peace to a war economy. According to Odium's own estimate, 2 per cent of the supply of strategic naterials would enable 30,000 to 45,000 small metal-working U. S. plants to continue during the first half of 1942. Senator O'Mahoney of Wyoming, complaining that the little fellows are ed for their home in Indianapolis Monin the city. being kicked around from pillar to post, has introduced a bill to help small business. Under it, any persons whose business operations are adversely affected by assignment of priority in any materials used in his business shall be afforded a chance to present his views, to an agency designated by the President. If he shows that his business operations will be hurt by a shortage of materials, or that his inability to continue business will result in unemployment for his employes, the agency shall so report to the President, and he shall allocate to the complainant such amounts of mate- ial as in his judgment will be necessary to prevent hardship to the business man, his employes or his customers. The Woman of the Month Mrs. Herrick Receives New Recognition for Service By ADELAIDE KBRR AP Feature Service Writer Mrs. Elinore Herrick is proof that n woman can handle one of tho toughest jobs in a man's World, As regional director of the National Labor Relations Board's second district since 1935, she has mediated heated and historic battles between capital and labor. And she still is in the middle. In recognition of her work, the American Woman's Association has just bestowed on her its 15th annual Award for Eminent Achievement. She is my nomination for Woman of the Month. Mrs. Herrick is a big, dark-haired, clary-eyed woman with a "million-dollar smile" and a direct and friendly manner. She says being a woman has been an advantage instead of a hindrance in her job. "People arc less apt to become abusive in the presence of a woman," she says. "And both unions and employers will take a lot of criticism from me that they won't take from men. Besides, a. woman has to handle people all her life and she understands what's going on in other people's minds." . . Another of Mrs. Herrick's advantages is that for six years she was a factory worker herself. The district she directs •cimprises rarts of New York, Connecticut and New Jersey and is one of the.most important of the 22, It holds almost one- 'ifth of the nation's industrial establishments, many of which are now working for defense, . 1 Some of the toughest union men and company heads have, met in Mrs. Herrick's Wall Street skyscraper office, while she sat as aribtrator in their disputes, seeking a settlement satisfactory to both. On those •. occasions she works hard for peace, but if she .hinks' either labor or capital is clocking the road to it, she sails into he fray and doesn't mince words. When' Mrs. Herrick says, "The hell you will!" they all stop, look and listen. One of her jobs considered most valuable to industrial peace is settlement of the Bethlehem -Steel Co. strike in May, 1941', when in her office Bethlehem signed its first union contract. As far. as collective, bargaining is concerned, Mrs. Herrick says: "We are still far from where we ought to be. What we should develop toward is industry-wide bargaining with workers instead of bargaining between one Star ana Son and i-UsheS home attet work to prepare the fdod" herself. « CI ^. e * «£"'•'• »o problem to Mrt. Herrick, She has a Wall Street dress^ maker who whops Up her dresses afttf comes'to. the office to fit theifi. Wheft v the door is closed, the men know &">'• fitting is in progress and stay out) but when it is open, they know they can walk in any time. Actress Virginia Bruce of the movies teams with a new star, her 11-week-old son, Christopher Briggs Ruben, making his .camera debut in this picture. The lungs of the average man c<>n>" tain about five quarts of air, and you can estimate for yourself how much of it is hot. company and its workers. That would give greater stability to labor relations and would promote more equitable labor conditions." Mrs. Herrick was born in New York, reared in New England and studied at Barnard College (Columbia). She was married at 21 and now has two grown sons. In her late twenties she worked as a spooler and throwster in the Buffalo plant of the duPont .Rayon Co. and later as production manager i°oo its Old Hickor y' Tenn., mill. In 1927 she quit to study economics and labor relations at Antioch College and in 1929 received her degree. In the next few years she served as executive secretary for the Consumers' League, chairman of an NRA city mediation board and executive vice chairman of the old National' Labor Board. She came to her present job in '35. -. With her two sons she lives in a roomy apartment in a remodelled factory in West 13th street, where Mrs Herrick does all the cooking and housekeeping. She says she is a "persnickety New England housekeeper" and maids annoy her. For fun she plays the piano (goes through three hymn books in one evening), and tennis (she can still lick her sons' on the court). She loves to give parties WHO WANTS A SLIGHTLY - USED SPINET PIANO? Drop Us Card This Piano is available at a sacrifice price. Cash or 18 months terms arranged. P. O. Box 142 - Tcxarkana, Ark. WANTED CAST IRON SCRAP 75 Cents per Hundred Pounds Paid ARKANSAS MACHINE SPECIALTY CO. Hope, Arkansas Real Silk Hosiery 160 SILK HOSE Per Pair . . 1.95 NYLON HOSE $• Per Pair . . Also— Slips, Underwear, Gowns, Etc. . See or Call HENORIX A. SPRAGGINS Telephone 633rJ The 42 Ford is the Best: Looking, Best Biding, Best Buniiing Low Priced Car ever Built Choice of Sixes or Eights APVERTISEMiNT The FORD is FQRP m ^

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