Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 10, 1941 · Page 3
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i ' ',/%V' "•^^ST5e''*sv/'W' t ,;^. ( ;v 1 1 ' , v ii ', * iV >"•*->'. i ' 4 . 5 f SOCIETY jolsy borothy Heard, Editor Telephone 768 Sociat Calendar Wednesday, December 10th Wednesday Contract bridge ^liib, home of Mrs. E. O. Wing- Wield, 2:30 o'clock. For the December luncheon RIALTO Double Feature NOW and THURSDAY Bette DAVIS George BRENT in "The Letter" ALSO "Wagons Roll at Night" — with — Humphrey BOGART Sylvia SIDNEY meeting the members of the John Cain chapter of the D. Ai R. will meet at the First Christian church. Mrs. R. M. Brinnt, Mrs. O. A. Graves, Mrs. R. L. Scarcy,. and Mrs, Ralph Burton will be host* esses, 12:45. The nnnunl Christmas party for the members ot the Mary Lester class of the First Methodist Sunday School will bo given at the homo of Mrs. C. D Lester, North Louisiana nnd Ave. D., at 7:30 o'clock. Thursday, December nth Girl Scout Troop No. 7 will be entertained by the new captain, Mrs. Kline Franks at her home at 3:30. This will be the Christmas party for the members. Azalea Garden club, home of Mrs. Lnmarr Cox-with Mrs. Nallon Wylic co-hostess, 9:30 a. m. The Junior-Senior High school P. T. A. will meet ot the High school at 3:30 o'clock. A Christmas devotional will be given by • Mrs. Gus Hayncs, and Mrs. Jim Henry will read the national president's message. Three members of Bill Brashcr's Safety club, Alice Lorraine Heard, Harlan Spore, nnd Matilda McFaddin, will discuss phases of "Safety First." Friday, December 12th Members of the Friday Music Wednesday and Thursday * JACK OAKIE * ANN SHERIDAN m NAVY BLUES : n«'fr•¥*';?;> ; f -,;* yasw? ^ * ff ^r^^r"^* ' •"" Yf'" % s, .'', ". ' f " >r ' "'. " ' : f _ HOM Sf AH, MO Pi, ARKANSAS LADY BY REQUEST By HELEN R. WOODWARD r ^r£ j* ™#Vf >T?^ ,«ff wp V ' v ; , ' \ ->i'7 in 'S?,\ ^ P 7/* ^ijT/""!? Copyright, 1941, NEA Service Inc. TUB STOftTl The cflmn* ot mnnjr liiftutf* nlntpil nt ninnn Curl ttjr her nUlrr-ln-lnvr, Adeln, comr* •when the vltilntix, RnKrful, K\t\ trntnr* a meeting: hcMtecn Illnnn nnd her former employer, fllr(n- rflotiK Illchnnl Thorpe. Dlnnn, knowing Thorpe nnd Ailcln nre tinvlriK nn nffnlr, KOCH io hlN hunting ImlRe lidlcvliiK Adeln IN there, fltephen flriitn them together, In hurt ii ml liewtlilcred even though filn mnrrlngc to Dlnnn In tcmno- rnry nnd one of convenience, con- trni-tcd to ncciirc It In f'AOOO.OOO In- hvrltmicc which ha would not re- celve iinlttaN he ninrrlcd bcfnfc the flfce ot itn, OtherH In the nlorr nrc I'hll llmce, »tC|>hen'H lie*I trlnnd who IK HtroiiKly nttrticfcd tolllnnnt Kvnlyn Thorpe, livnntiriit lilinil wife of Itlt-hnril, whom Illnnn lie- llevex -.Stephen love*, "llccn MOIIIC- where, IHiumf" triumphant Adeln itftkn trhpti her plot to dlKerrd.lt hi* wife with Mfcnhen linn worked. "I love him," lliiHlu'n Dlnnn, "nnd .I'm going to nglit for him!" Stephen ntlll feelii, however, thnt I) I nun IK Innocent, iiltholiKli Hhe Ancn not cxpltiln. Going to South Amerlcn, he InfurliitcK Adeln hy Icnvliifr Dlnnn In clinrge. Then word coined thnt Stephen'* plnne Id mlxHlng. Adeln HemlH for her plump, crnftr Aunt ChrUtlc an they uwalt further word. * * * "1 WON'T BELIEVE ITt" CHAPTER XX QN the fourth day after the disappearance of Stephen's plane the broadcaster said, . "Bits of floating debris picked up 20 miles west of Cristobal indicate that the lost plane ot the Pan-American Airways cracked up somewhere in the vicinity. Hope has been abandoned that Pilot Smith might have found his way down to some secluded cove to await better weather." Diana stood up, her face as white as death, her whole body trembling. "Excuse me," ' she choked, and left the room. She never knew how she got into her wraps, but suddenly she found herself walking through the night, utterly without destination or plan. The pounding of her heart was echoed in the pounding of her footsteps. "It isn't true, it isn't true!" The words, beat themselves into her brain, until they became the refrain of her breathing. Stephen couldn't be dead! There was too much unsaid between them. Unfinished, incomplete. "It isn't true. I know it isn't true!" Weariness claimed her at last nnd she looked up tp find herself in the vicinity of old Ellen Curt's apartment. After a moment's hesitation, she went up and entered without knocking. She found old Ellen crouched by the radio, tears streaming down her cheeks. She looked up as Diana entered and the anguish in her eyes was pitiful to behold. "Don't!" cried Diana harshly. 'It isn't true. Don't you know it can't be true?" And she flung herself to the floor and buried her head In the old woman's lap. The president of the airways company called to see Diana, offering sympathy and regrets. The President of the United States sent a message of condolence. The house was overrun with reporters, syndicate representatives, and radio officials. Diana sent in the last column Stephen had written and the papers made much of it, edging the words in black. The whole country seemed id. regret Lhe passing of a great and brilliant man. But Diana, alone In her room, told herself again and again that Stephen could not be dead. "He can't be gone!" , Through all the hard, unhappy days, Diana kept that assurance in her heart, until at last she came to believe that no matter what anyone else said, Stephen Curt would never be dead to her. * * • J>HIL was priceless help during •*- these days—interviewing people, keeping the curious away from Adela and Diana, attending to countless troublesome details for them, all the while his eyes shadowed with genuine sadness. '.';; Adela kept to her room in the company of Aunt Christie, for which Diana was devoutly thankr, ful. She felt that later she might be more able to cope with Adela. Her father had come to Diana as soon as he got the news. They sat for a long time talking about Stephen Curt. "I guess you've often wondered why I changed my mind so suddenly about your marriage that day," Mr. Tucker said. "But after I talked to Stephen, I knew everything would be all right. I knew it from something he said." "What? Oh, tell me!" "He said, 'Maybe it won't be a make-believe marriage after all, Mr. Tucker. I'll try my best to make it real.' And so I always hoped—" One morning Larkin summoned Diana to the library where a visitor awaited her. "I am John Dewlaney from the insurance company," said the tall man who rose at her entrance. "I have come to make arrangements for paying over your late husband's insurance." Diana was startled. It was the first time the thought of insurance had entered her head. "Who—to whom is it made out?" she questioned, this aspect of the matter bringing to her mind more clearly than anything else had done the fact that Stephen was really ( in the eyes of the world, dead. Insurance companies did not pay unless they were sure —had proof. Her heart grew cold within her breast. "You are the beneficiary, Mrs. Curt, of this particular policy," John Dewlaney said. "The sum is $.100,000!" Diana stared. "But there must be some mistake! Stephen's sister—I" "The sister has been amply provided for," the man answered. "This policy is made to you— that's all I know about it. If you will just sign a few papers—" "No!" The word hung in the still room like an explosion. If she took the- money, Diana felt she would be admitting to the world—to herself —that Stephen was dead. And he wasn't! Over and over she told herself that! * * * JOHN DEWLANEY stared at Di«' ana. "I beg your pardon, Mrs. Jrt—I don't understand." Stephen had wanted her to have the money, had taken time, that last busy day, to think of her future. She smiled rather wanly at Mr. Dewlaney. . "I hope you won't think me queer, but I'd like your company to just—just keep that money for me for a while. Could you?" Dewlaney was bewildered. "Why—I suppose it can be arranged—held in trust. But it's * bit unusual." "Thank you!" Diana wanted him to leave at once, so that she could go back to her room to think over this new evidence of Stephen's regard for her. He did, finally, after much conversation and Diana started for the stairway. But Larkin interrupted hei- again. She was wanted on the telephone—long distance, it was. It was her mother, urging Diana to come home to the farm, at least for a few days. Diana assured her that she was quite well and definitely needed where she was. She. turned from the phone to find Phil Bruce standing beside her. He noted her white face, the dark circles under her eyes. "You look downright puny!" he said bluntly. "Need fresh air. Come for a drive with me." She smiled, shook her head. "Thanks, but I'd rather not." "Look here — Steve wouldn't want you to make yourself ill worrying over his affairs." She thought that over. "No, I don't suppose he would." (To Be Continued) club will meet at the home of the president, Mrs. Hendrix Spraggins, 3:30 o'clock. Precceding the reg- <*• ular meeting choral club practice will be held nt the Spraggins home at 2:30. Three Guests nt Tuesday ' Contract Party Mrs. Syd McMath was hostess to the members of the Tuesday Contract Bridge club at her home Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. Spirited games were played in the entertaining rooms, which were gaily decorated in the Christmas motif. For making high score Mrs. R. L. Broach and Mrs. Thompson Evans, Jr., received beautiful gifts. Proceeding the games the hostess served a delightful desert course with coffee to the club members and guests, Mrs, Evans, Mrs. Jack Lowe, and Mrs. Joe Black. Golden's hit play"Claudia," says Merry Christmas to her many friends with the cigarette that Satisfies, \ Milder Better- Tasting ft .that's why & lA/my ^•Chesterfield »,, it's his cigarette and mine Ihis year they're saying Merry Christmas with Chesterfields, Jpor your friends in the Service And for the folks at home What better Christmas present Than these beautiful gift cartons Of 10 packs, 3 packs, or 4 tins of 50. jNothing else you can buy Will give more pleasure for the money, Buy Chesterfields For your family and friends Beautifully packed for Christmas, A Jolly Santii Distributes Gifts at Iris Club Party The home of Mrs. C. P. Tolleson, South Main street; was the scene of the Christmas party for the members of the Iris Garden club Tuesday afternoon. Co-hostesses were Mrs. C. Cook, Mrs. George Waddle, Mrs. Charles Harrell, and Mrs. D. L. Bush. Mrs. Bill Smith, who was in charge of the program, presented Mrs. J, E. Hamill, who rendered several Christmas numbers on the accordian, Mrs. Fred White, and Mrs. C. M. Agce. A jovial Santa Clause distributed gifts from the brilliantly lighted Christmas tree to 18 members and two guests, Mrs. Hamill, and Mrs. J. C. Carlton. Mrs. Leroy Spates, Mrs. Herbert Burns, Mrs. Minor Gordon, and Mrs. Aubrey Albritton wee welcomed into the club as new members. A salad course further carrying out the holiday theme was served during the afternoon. Winsome Class Party Holds Interest Tuesday Evening Mrs. L. F. Higgasdn's Sunday school class of the First Baptist church was entertained Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. C. D. Dickcnson, 1116 South Main street, with Mrs. Aubrey Green and Mrs. Barney Chambers, hostesses. The president of the class, Mrs. R. E. Cooper, presided at the meeting. Games and contests were enjoyed. Gifts for the poor children of the city were given to a jolly S'anUi Clause. , Delicious refreshments were served during the entertainment. The meeting adjourned to meet, in January at the home of the teacher, Mrs. L, F. Higgason. T\\'9 Hostesses Fox Gardenia Garden Club Meeting Fifteen members and 2 visitors were present for the December meeting of the Gardenia Garden club at the home of Mrs. L. W. Young Tuesday afternoon. She was assisted by Miss Mamie Briant. A glittering Christmas tree containing numerous gifts for the poor was the central decoration. Other festive greenery was noted at vantage points. For the program, Mrs. Hugh Jones told a Christinas story. Following the program the hostesses served a delectable fruit salad with tea to the members and guests, Mrs. Jones • and Mrs. Stith Davenport. The Reverend K. L. SJWKI Installs Ne\y W. S. C. S. 0«lcer S A hymn opened the cjeeUog of the Mope announces the marriage of her elder daughter, Miss Janie Lehora Onslead of Little Rock, to George Seymour Beckwith Fleming of Benton, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Fleming of Cold Spring-on-Hudson, N. Y. The ceremony took place at 8 last night at the First Methodist church with the Rev. Warren Johnston, pastor, officiating. John Summers, orgna^ 1st, was in charge of the nuptial music. He played "Liebestraum," "To A Wild Rose," "Traumeri" and "O Promise Me." White chrysanthemums and lighted white tapers decorated the altar. The bride wore an afternoon suit of midnight blue chiffon velvet, the jacket buttoned with amethyst jewels. Her blue velvet hat matched her suit. Amethyst colored gloves and an amethyst orchid completed her costume. Mrs. P. D. Burton Jr. of Lewisville was the bride's only attendant. Mrs. Burton was gowned in black chiffon velvet made with white lace yoke embroidered in seed pearls. Her flowers were gardenias. Mrs. Onslead, the bride's mother, wore a black wool costume suit, trimmed wilh Persian lamb. Prank Duff of Little Rock and Chat' tanooga, Term., served as best man. The bridal couple received informally in the church vestibule following the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Fleming will make their home in Benton, where Mr. Fleming is chief chemist with the American Cyananiid and Chemical Corporation. The bride is a graduate of Hope High School and for the past several years she has been connected with the offices of the American Cyanamid and Chemical Corporation in Little Rock. Mr. Fleming is a graduate of Haldane School, Cold Spring-on-Hudson. Mr, Fleming made his home in Chattanooga for several years be- TO EASE MISERY OF CHILD'S COLD RUB ON WICKS >¥VAPORUB fore being transferred t» the office of the American CyanWrtid'jf and Chemical Corporation, " m • •>'—« — During the second quarter of , 1,389,641- pounds of soybean oil \vet& imported by the United States. ^THEATERS the •SAENGER Fri.-Sat.-"Moonl!ght in Hawaii" and "Thunder of the Prairie" Sun,-Mon.-Tues.-"Skylark" Wed.-Thurs.-"Navy Blues" Matinee Daily RIALTO Fri.-Sat.-"I>rifting Kid" and "Mad Doctor" Sun.-Mon.-"I Wanted Wings" Tues.-Wed.-Thurs. "The Letter" and "Wagons Roll at Night" C Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment! *¥ ARMASTEEL PISTONS 1794 LIGHTER THAN CAST IRON —FAR TOUGHER THAN ALUMINUM/ 1. Sidewalls are extremely dur able, without unnecessary,/ thickness. 2. Reinforcement , ribs prevent distortion. 3. Electroplated surfaces protect against scoring. 4. Four piston rings provide better compression and improve oil economy. SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE DELIVER OUTSTANDING PEP AND PERFORMANCE! INCREASE ENGINE LIFE! Women's Society of Christian Service Monday afternoon, when the group met at the church, at 3 o'clock. The Reverend""Kertneth L. Spore presided at the impressive ritual inducting the following new officers of the ;society: president, Mrs. H. O. Kyler; vice-president, Mrs. B. W. Edwards; secretary, Mrs. T. S. McDavitt; local treasurer, Miss Mamie Briant; Conference treasurer, Mrs. T. R. Billingsley. Quarterly reports were made by each circle with Circle No. 2 having the best report for the last quarter. The new auxiliary leaders were announced as follows: Mrs. R. D. Franklin, Mrs. Edwin Ward, Mrs. John Arnold, Mrs. Henry Hitt, Mrs. C. V. Nunn, Mrs. E. P. Young, Mrs. Stith Davenport, and Miss Mamie Briant. Mrs. W. W. Johnson closed the meeting with a prayer. Flcming-Oiistcad Nuptials Read Mrs. Charles Frederick Onstead of ANOTHER STEP FORWARD in motor car development! 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