A Wednesday, September 27,1939 ™ 'g*—' "-"" — ' i 1 .L? 1 "- .!_•-"' I "' , MI , • •"•" "-••• • .III ^-^.n I HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS PAGE THREE SOCIETY Mrs. Sid Henry Telephone 821 Here Is I'cacc re is peace. Here in our realm .Strong men work and children play Sorow eloes not ovcwhclm Us, nor lies lead us astray. Here is peace. No bombing plane Sours nbeive us, seeking prey, We still love and laugh, arc sane, Know our homes are safe today. God in heaven, keep it so! Here is peace—but others elic Needless dc<itli, and stalking fear Haunts whole Millions. God an High, fl Men have erred year after year; ™ Grant forgiveness! Peace Bestow! —Selected Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Bvcwster, Mrs. K. G. Mt-Hae anel Miss Mamie Twitchell were Tuesday visitors in Little Hock .attending a meeting of Christian Lenders of the Presbyterian church. A. J. James who has been the (fucst of his sisters, Mrs. Don Smith ^anel Miss Eula Janes for the past week '»lcft Tucduy for his home in Chicago. with Mr. Hocck who is a spociii) engineer with the Iliyhwny Deparl- mcnt. They arc domiciled in the home of Mrs Fanny Garrctt, and Mrs llocck will be remembered as Miss Princess King, formerly of this city. The Prcscoll District Mission Study Group hold nn nil day meeting Wednesday at the First Methodist Church, with luncheon at noon. Mrs. R. M Briant is district chairman.. Mrs. J. Procter Mill and little son, Proctor Jr. have returned to their home in ElDorado atte » two week's visit with M. and Mrs. A. M. Sanuders and other relatives Mis:; Mary llaynos, who has .spent Were half the power that fills the. world with terror, Were half the wealth bestowed on camps and courts, Given to redeem the human mi nil from error 'Tweru no need of arsenals or forts! The warrior's name would be a name abhorcd, And every nation Unit should again Us hund against a brother, ou it forehead Would wear forevermoro the curse o Cain! —LongCellow Roosevelt Phrase l.he two years in Miss Shunt's School near Huston, is enrolled at Gunton Hall in Washington City for the j-'nsu'mg term. Mrs. Ben spending a Hocck of Little Hock is few weeks in the city, DR. A. L. HARD AGE DENTIST Announces the opening of offices for the practice of General Dentistry Citizens National Bank Building Office Phone 827 Ues. rhone G5SW (Continued from Page One) 'Meatless Days" in 1939 luge Surpluses of Food Arc Available for American Public A!' By SIGHT!) ARNE Kouliirc Service Writer Last Time Thursday '"KONGA the Wild Stallion" —and— "It's a Wonderful World" WED. "Miracles for Sale" ^ commerce. Great Britain blocked Am crican commerce witli other neutr; countries to prevent goods from reach ing Germany indirectly and pnctical ly destroyed all American conimcc with Gemany, even in the goods peace. On her pnrt, Germany resorted t measures equally contrary to ol rules of intcnatkmal law. Gemn submarines sank the merchant shii of the enemy and of neutrals, withou warning and without making any pro visions for saving the lives of crew and passengers. Germany .sent spie and wrecker into American faclorit to stir up trouble and destroy Hvc und property. World Trade On Kiition Uasis Against these violations of inlei national law, ihe United States pro tested vigorously tu both belligerent I 1 inally President Wilson declared 111 Germany violation of American rights i under that law was unendurable and asked Congress for the power to make war in return. But after the United States en- teied the war, it acted with the Allies in clamping an iron control on the trade of all neutrals und through jls agents urged various neutrals to join in the war on Germany. Before the war had closed the United States and its associates in the war on Germanj and Austria-Hungary hud 'rationed'' Ihe trade of nearly all neutrals through out Ihe world an dlaid down hard and last rules which neutral* luid tu fol- ow. President To Make All Vital Decisions? Now President Roosevelt talks lightly about a return lo international aw. What law? The rules that were supposed lo be good before war broke out in 19M? The rules which the THURSDAY - FRIDAY Matinee Thursday * EXTRA - EXTRA i LOUIS-PASTOR | FIGHT PICTURES Round by Round i.h Akim Tamiroff Helen Broderick-Osa Massen Carolyn Lee Directed by Edward H. Griffth United States tried to uphold before it entered the war? Whose rules? British rules followed during the war? German rules? The rules followed by the United States aftc it entered the war? And who is lu decide these vita questions? Are the- President and the State Department to decide them a. they please and to determine which rules are to be aplied to Germany or the opposing belligerents? Or should Congress take a hund in deciding these matters'.' Unless everything under the fog of international law is lo be turned over to the President, then Congress and the American people should have a say. On this point our fate will turn in peace or war. ^ After reading of Britain's method of bombing, we wait lo hear reports oi the first casually hit by u bundle of propaganda handbills. WASHINGTON—Rcmpmber those lines during the World war when the family sat down to n'ticaroni and cheese so that 11-e nork and beef could r shipped "over thcvi?" Re.Member how yom favorite rc- tauran! hid tin: sugar bowls and slipped you one lumi> of sugar for your coffee'.' When you ripped up Uic lawn and (li.wers and planted "Victory i!iM-den.s" of vegetables.' American housewwis Deemed to re- iri'inber only too well live first week of fM'Mlcmber this ycr.r. Some of then- stood four ami five deep at the grocery demanding 10 and 20 pound sacks of sugar. But, .says the Department of Agriculture, this country hns a huge sugar surplus. There's no need for a price rise. Moreover there are surpluses of most major foods. That's different from 1914. Then tb war broke on an unsuspecting world This is a tailored-made war, in th making for three years or more—righ down tu food supplies. Our Own Carry-Overs The world has huge surpluses o wheat and sugar, smaller ones in othe foods, and the warring countries arc supposed to have laid up big reserves Our fi>od carry-overs for next yea include 300 million bushels of whca and 250 million pounds of food fats. There arc other changes since 191 and several "It's." There's Ihe diet change. Back in T we were incat-and-potato people. Now food chemists have taught us s much about vitamins and calories tha our diet spreads over a wider range of foods. The whole world won't be demanding meat at once. There's the change in farming. In 1914-18 the farmers jumped the siz and number of farms to meet ex peeled demands—and in the peak yea of 1920 we were supplying Europe 5 per cent of her food. Our farms hav never shrunk to the pre-1914 levc! H should be easier this time to ex panel acreage to meet peak demands To Keep Prices Down There's our own jealously guarde 'ood plan, if worst comes to wors t's part of the war plan which ha jet'ii worked on since 1920. It include i system of rationing that could b nil into effect immediately. But it such an unpleasant idea that officia iuish-hush it. And anyway, the on] -atiuning in 191-1-18 was voluntary. There's Ihe new war resource joard. already at work, to soften th econeimic shock that war always bring even lu peaceful countries. That ha .1 food division to meet profiteering. .Remember how the old food admin istratiem affected prices? Take flour. In the last peace year is cost $8.75 a barrel. By May, 1917, it was up to $17. Then the food administration was organized. By Fcburary, 1918, flour had dropped to $10.50 a barrel. There's the change in European buying war supplies. England and France SERIAL STORY WORKING WIVES BY LOUISE HOLMES' '' : \ COPYRIGHT. 1939, NBA SERVICE, IfI8j Martin trim io (>nK<> off the <inarr*l but nnn In •trim, drtrrmlntd. When Mnrlun npVm him <« Kin* fc*r, »<• \r\ln her >k*< he knlr%hrr brrauw »hr hn« mndfi him Imrc Mmnrlf. He turn* •war irHhoat klmilng htr. and idly turned magazine. The magazine reminded :ier of Hie doctor's ofiice and she threw it down. Dolly joined them. "All the happy family," .she said, giving Marian an affectionate pat "Did you say happy?" Marian iskcd. Dan "VfARIAN WHS hurt and angry and, more than that, frightened. She asked herself rebelliously, "Must one go through life being frightened? First you're afraid of being poor, you do something about that and then you're afraid of losing your job. Then you're afraid of—olhcr things— and finally you are, losing your husband and it's a different kind of fear, hollow and helpless." They spent the evening as usual, on the shoulder. Dan read and played a few games of solitaire. He wandered restlessly about the apartment and eventually crossed the hall to Dolly's door. Lying on the davenport With is growing." damp, pungent pads over her eyes, Marian Indulged in an orgy of self pity. The old, dog-cared query presented itself to her. "What had she done to deserve this? Behind her lay conscientious effort and well-placed energy Through circumstances, circumstances for which Dan was responsible, she had been cheated of a normal, happy life. She had been denied all the things which belong to a woman by right. Protection, easy living, pride in hei man, security—most of all, security. And now that she h.ad adjusted her life to the circumstances, i was only to learn that she had defeated her purpose all along the line. The least Dan could do was to show appreciation for her endeavor. The least he could do was to be loving and sympathetic. She had been horrid the night before, she admitted it. But did not all married couples quarrel on occasion? Hadn't she asked Dan to forgive her? Hadn't she ignored his childish behavior in stamping out of the apartment? Hadn't she, like a silly fool, asked him to kiss iicrr And had he done so? No, he had not. For a moment her injured feelings were forgotten in. a longing for Dan's kiss. She loved the feel of his mouth on hers, his kiss had never lost its thrill for her. Once she had said, touching his lips with her fingertips, "I love your mouth, Dan—nice and hard and tender. I hate men with soft lips." Dan had laughed, holding her close. "Ah-h—so you are a connoisseur of kisses. Are you making a collection, by any chance?" And she, brushing his cheek with her lips, had teased, "I get around a little." was when the e.-liurt of their married life had many ligh spots, when even the low ones held contentment und love, Marian removed the eye pads and across the hall. Dolly was t the telephone, her eyes bright, i pleased little smile on her lips. Dan did not look up from the evening paper. Murian s;at down Hempstead Fair (Continued from Page One) I A native huojts, tin- middle finger \ :i! hi-; riftM hand with that of on- i 'j'.ln-r jji'i.-.on. and pull:, it away with ia en.ick a. 1 - u '--igii of si eating in the ! Bank-, ivlmvv-, of the Pacific. pages of a said nothing and Dolly changed live .subject. "That was Randy on lhc 'phone. The party Randy's party filled Marian with distaste. More ell'orl, more wasted energy. "Sounds exciting," she said indifferently. "He has asked Pete Thorpe and his new wife." "Oh, really? I'll, be glad to meet her." "He knew that Pete and Dan were friends and he's been wanting to show the bride and groom. a little courtesy beca'usc Julie was his secretary before her marriage." "1-Irn-m—it's a .small world," Marian mused. "Has she quit her job?" "Oh, yes. Randy says she is the domestic type. Anyway, lie clocavl very logical. Randy says If all the women, especially married women, would drop out of business, thousands of jobs would be available for men. The old men, who have been shoved out, could run elevators, do the filing and accounting in offices, lots of things like that." Marian laughed scornfully, "The employers would like that, A lot of doddering old men—" Dolly ignored the interruption nd continued. "If all the married vomen's jobs were vacated there vould be a shortage of help. Capable men with poor positions vould be moved up to better ones. Micy'd make more money, their 'ylhers would be put back on (ho jayroll, and the women would bu jrovidcd for." "And how," Marian said inelegantly. "It's an idea, Marian." "And a darn good solution," Dan }Ut in. * * * jVl'ARIAN'S eyes blazed at him. So he wouldn't kiss her—so 10 blamed her for his inferiority complex—weak persons always Hound alibis. 'You can't make the world over," she argued. "You've got Lo meet it as it is and do the best you can. If I quit my job another t<irl would take it. Nothing would be gained." Dolly shook her head. "There's nothing personal about the discussion, honey. What would be right for be might be entirely wrong .Show, if Mi:.:-, HiiX1.it' Ami yoai'.s fair will \i". uiuk i- th'? <i ii eetion I'cjld. who ha.s uo; hrvi ni^ht and lu iiiaki.- it a .sue:<:(.-:•>;. (Inrsc Show Thursday The.- show v,-ill l>c htfk! at the junk at •( p. in. Thursday, and br ; directed by I'Ye.-d .Vii.Klruy. I', Xa'mtii'- 1 ! !y. L<-<: n.'iil.-md Me-Klroy will \,r : judge... Don't Sleep When Gas Presses Heart If .Mm Ciin'l cat or sleep because gas bloats you up fry Adlcrikii. One dose usually rrlir\cs prrssiirc on he-art from st<-macli Kas ilnr to constipation. ..All Icrikii cleans mil BOTH Imtvels. John S. (Alison Oni.it ('<>. employ married women." "He doesn't'.' "Why not?" "Well—he doesn't believe in it,' "Is that so?" Her mounting anger crept into Marian's voice "I didn't think Randy was like that, narrow-minded and .smug still playing with the. idea that it's a man's world." Marian seemcc to be forced constantly to defenr herself. "Women have a place of then own," Dolly said gently. "Randj thinks it's a very important place.' Marian flounced angrily. ' : \Vha does he have to say about tin women who arc dependent upoi themsehvs. and tho.so wh so husbands are not gainfully employed?" This with a baleful glance at Dan who did not. appear to be listening. Do you really want me to tell you, Marian?" Dolly asked, "or shall we change the subject?" "O[ course I want you to toll me. I hope I'm big enough to see both sides of a question." "Well—he says there wouldn't bo married women dependent upon themselves if the men were allowed to do the earning." "That's absurd." "I don't think lor you. Let's talk about what wo arc going to wear tomorrow night." Dan said' amusedly, "I have a nifty gray suit. It's left over from last year but, with a few new accessories, a tie, perhaps a gray feather for my hat—I should look pretty nice." Marian worried her lower lip, Dolly laughed. She ;isked, "AVIKit will you wear. Marian'-" "My new Ei-senberg. Tailored dresses are smartest in the fall. You can wear them nnyvviicrc. The fussy tilings come later—during the holidays." Dolly decided on a black suit and frilly blouse. She frowned. "My hat is pretty awful. I've looked and looked for a new one. They're so fun-ney this fall." "You always look good to me," Dan rumbled from behind the paper. Marian added generously, "And you evidently look good to Randy." Two little stars flickered in Dolly's blue eyes. "I want him to like me," she said wistfully, adding, with a nod of her yellow head, "But I mustn't let him know it." It sounds • (To Be Continued) H. Cin-iiyan. Unrldi,- Siuu'-l- iMe-Larty. 'Jo mW'ardiuv.-, Colli-.'i-, l,iilh"r Hejiloinau. j\I iflfllfbroui-:;-:. D(JI i is (Jrcy. Malha VVI'iile. Ji-v.e] M'iDic. .Jr. ]}u<klii.- Ijiiv.-iii.-n. 1',. AT. Samli.-r.-. Fiajik Me- I.arly. Ii. V. Ik'.ndon. B»\, Brianl. (je'in.' Wliitf.-. Du/iald VVc'.'idji'i.'ij- and J< I in Barki\v. Aij> (»}(: ol.-,c having a IIOIM; lie wishes tu filler may bring it out Id tin: hall park lie-fore; -1. p. m. Thursday I and it -.vill be,- LiHei'ed. Anyone wish- : ini; to ride a iioiv.-t u-jll be furnj.sliuel ; a niuunt if ho will be on hand. a. there are; a few horses entered will) out riders. Why They Made Good ; Robbers' Division MT. STERLING, Ky. ..... i/lv- Four polite hitndits held up Albert Biirg- M«i. Vi'inche.'-:t(;i- taxu.-ab driver, on a road nera hei e. "U'e hat lo do tin's gunman said. " '/oti an. 1 lueky -,\'e lile," said another. 'I lien they relieve cap. his coat and his to ou, art.- sparing him of S!t, oe Martin School of Dancing Sept. 2Gth All T.vp».'N (if Dam-ing Tjink'lil Class and Private Instruction Special classes for Beginners and Tiny-Tots Latest in Dance Creation Studio Located -at Mrs. R. H. Barr Re.skk'nc'e Phune 2SS ur Visit Studio -120 North Harvey have pooled their purchasing. In 19H they competed with each other in American markets and drove prices up by their haggling. Of course, there arc the "If's". If we slapped on a strict embargo of nil supplies to wan-ing nations, prices might drop. If wo removed restrictions, the munitions industry might boom, men go back to work, and prices rise—as they always do in ii prosperity cycle. But anyway there aren't any "Meatless Thursday" jitters around Washington, Bruce Catton Says: Conc'ress Twiddles Thumbs, Awaits Embargo Repeal Bill By BRUCE CATTON NBA Washington Corrcspondm! WASHINGTON—For an extraordinary session called to meet in a period of "limited emergency," this congress is a surprisingly inactive burly. It can't take up the neutrality issuc's)- until the Senate Foreign Relations g, h , , i . on . ito ,.- s .. fl f.f _ _ '__ __,!„ i _ I_i1f „.„ rl4l-.n ' COLDS; FIGHT MISERY right where' i you feel it—with swift-acting VICKS VAPORUB TOM BROWN JOAN FONTAINE -in- "Tlie Duke Of Wt-st l>i>inl THE JONES FAMILY —in— '•i\ 'Mil 1 TO PARIS" BRING THE FAMILY VI' TO 1 FOR 35i' Today & Thursday FHI. SAT. GENE AUTUY "WESTERN JAMBOREE" Judy Garland—in—"Everybody Sing" 2 - FOR PRICE OF - 1 Mustard Gas (Continued From Page One) ire'vent troops passing that way for week or ten days at least. In woods T brush it may last several weeks. A mustard bomb dropped in an industrial ilant would make casualties out of all 'ho were sprayed by it, or who handed Ihe machinery before it had been rcatecl. We've Got a If "it happens to be spattered over in airdrome, all planes touched by i mist be put out of commission unti they are specially treated. A badly ;ouscel plane can hardly be recovcreid The mustard gums up the delicate working parts in the dashboard mcch- misin. The stuff can be washed away will lime by men wearing specially treatec suits which prevent the gas getting to their skin. Doubtless it would delay operations in an industrial plant only few hours. The slightest residue remaining in Committee reports out a bill, an dthc committee will not be ready to do that for several days. So far party eaders are following the President's request that action be confined to this one issue; -which means that for the noment the two houses haven't anything to do. How long this slate will last is an open question, of course. Meanwhile, great many of the legislators who hurried here for the opening session have gone back to their homes again. This is especially true on the house siele. That body's plan is to convene once every three days as a formality and then recess without doing any business. Many congress'm'cn can see no special point in sticking around just for that. Congressmen On the Spot A lot of (hem feel that they arc more or leas on the spot, though. A, one middle-western congressman expressed it: "The people back in my district arc all steamed up about this emergency and they figure I'm down here at critical time to help save the country. So if I go back home now they'll think 'm lying down on the job. But what earthly good would 1 be doing by laying here, as long as the house isn't doing any business?" retai'y wanted tu know just why tin's statesmen in those cuimtries to decide that their war aims had been auhicvcd. Another woman came to (own with Ihe proposition that a cuminitlee of 10 ur 15 American mothers he chosen to make a peace tour of Europe. 11 was her idea that those mothers try (he chancelleries first and make a direct appeal for peace. If that didn't work— and she admitted it probably wouldn't —she wuukl have (hem set right out for the battlefields and put in their appearance a'm'id the .shut and shell. The general idea seemed tu be that when they all gut killed the world would hp j the cockpit will start blisters on the pilot unless he is willing to fly in a gas-proof suit. That is uncomfortable. Such suits are airtight. Taken to a hospital a soldier is put to bed. The little blisters are drained so the juice won't touch him. Caught in lime—before the stuff gets out of hand—the effects can be cured, and the soldier put back in the dugouts. And the gas isn't mustard at all. H just smells like it, and looks like it. Uncle Sam knows where he can get a lot of it. STUDIO COUCHES Mure than just a couch—a full, comfortable sized bed when opened. Jn attractive designs and colorings (1ml will uelel lo your liviug room. Reasonably Priced HOPE HARDWARE CO A number of congresb'm'en have beg;ed reporters not to publish the fact that they were leaving Washington, ;o that constituents wouldn't accuse them of running out on a crisis. The mere fact that congress has come oack into session has helped the at- nospherc down here. Until congress returned, the general fatalistic assumption that "we're inevitably going to get into this war no matter how hard we try to stay out of it" was so thick in Washington you could citf it with a knife. Congress is so definitely in a non-warlike mood that that sort of talk has greatly subsided. This, any way you look at it, is an encouraging development. Amateurs Present Crisis Solutions While congress waits for something definite to work on, all sorts of vol- unteors are coming forward to help get the- world out of its crisis. One woman called the office of a leading isolationist senator and said she was willing to sacrifice herself to restore peace. Years ago, she said, she had offered the state of Massachu- sets to let it electrocute her in place of Sacco and Vanzetti. Massachusetts had turned her down; but now she was willing to let herself be burned at the stake, in public, if England, France and Germany would call the war off .shocked into calling the war off.
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