0 Daisy Dorofhy Heard, Editor Social Calendar. Saturday, January *, ' -' " •• « IVJ1II}J| |- ,/ii.ss Lenora Routon with a luncheon ut the Barlow, 1 o'clock. Monday, January 12 Invltdtions to a tea honoring Miss Lpnora Routon, who will become the bride of Lieutenant SAENGER R. A. MELVILLE Venetian Glass Blower In our lobby for one week Starting today, Friday NOW "Pittsburgh Kid" "** — and — "Sheriff of Tombstone .lamps C. Cross at the Ml. Vernon Methodist church in Washington 1J. L. January 17, havo been issued by her mother Mrs. Ralph Routon. Guests will call between the hours of 3 and 6 o'clock. ,. Th ^ Bus 'fpss Women's circle of the First Baptist church will meet at the home of M. S. Bates, 7:30 o clock. Circle No. 1 of the Ladies Auxiliary of the First Presbyterian church, home n f Mrs. Paul Kaiser, 3 o clack. Circle No. 2 of the Ladies Auxiliary of (lie Kj,-.st Presbyterian church, the church, So'clock Circle No. 3 of the Ladies Auxiliary of the First Presbyterian church, home of Mrs C C McNeil, 3 o'clock. Circle No. 4 of tho Ladies Auxiliary of the First Presbyterian church, home of Mrs. A. E. Stono- quist, .'I o'clock. Circle No. 5 of tho Ladies Auxiliary of th e p irst Presbyterian chruch, the church, 7:30 o'clock. Midnight Show Saturday 11:15 "Sundown" Sunday-Monday Constance Jeffery BENNETT LYNN in "Law of the Tropics" PLUS • TAKE THE AIR • FIGHTING 69] There will not be a January social meeting of the Euzelean class of the First Baptist Sunday .school because of the inclement weather. The Woman's Society of Chrisl- lian Service o£ the First Methodist church will meet at the church, 3 o'clock. An executive meeting will preceed the regular meeting, 2 o'clock. Members of tho Wesleyan Guild of the First Methodist church will meet at the home of Mrs. Dolphus Whitten, Jr., 7:30 o'clock. Mrs Jimmy Cheatham will be the associate hostess. As matters of Metal Saver California will provide more metal for national defense by using old automobile license tags with "economy strip license," shown above by Emma McGuigan of San Francisco. Strips slip over old date. importance will be discussed,, all members are urged to attend. Group No. 2 of the First Chrisl- tinn church council will moot at the home of Mrs. Mnlcolm Porterfield, 3:30 o'colck. • NOTICE • Keith's Barber Shop HAS MOVED to new location on E. 3rd Next to Checkered Cafe Tuesday, January Kith. The January meeting of the Iris Giirden club will be held Tuesday, January 20 instead of the regular nice-ling (Into, January 13. Lenora Routon Is Feted nt Important Lute Winter Social Event Mrs. Roy Anderson, Mi's. Thompson Evans, Jr., and Mrs. Terrell Corne. - lius were hostesses at a delightful buffet supper .it the Anderson home Friday evening in honor of Miss Rou- •• i-ii ass Capital Still Has Teapots Latest Is Removal of 12 Government Agencies By JACK STINNETT WASHINGTON - Being head over heels in a world war doesn't keep Washington from having its teapot tempests. The latest is over the President' order moving 12 government agencies with approximately 10,000 employes to other cities. This "decentralization" of govern ment has been talked for n long and a few small agencies have been transferred. These, however, were mostly regional offices which have been transferred to other cities ne.ir- by. Although it was known that the budget bureau, under Director Harolt L> Smith, one of the President's close advisors, had been studying the pos- hibilities of booting some agencies out of Washington to make way for the defense hordes pouring in, "insiders' Mad predicted just recently that nothing ever would be done about it. Then pop out of the box, the President issues his order, moving Rural Electrification and Farm Security to "I. Louis, the Patent Office to New York; the Securities and Exchange Commission, Alien Registration and several others .to Philadelphia, the Wage and House division and one other'agency to Pittsburgh; and several including the Railroad Retirement board and the Office of Indian Affairs, to Chicago. After that came the storm, Members of congress, as usual, were in the thick |(0 f it. Some of them called it silly and. '"ridiculous." Others hailed it as a wise move and the only solution toward stemming the tide of government workers that threatens to make the capital a modem Donny- Off to S. A. Conference brook Fair. Miss Routon and Mrs, Evans re, - ceived guests informally in the living room which reflected the spring mo- tiff in the decorations with heather of i On the latter side is the Civil Service Commission's estimate that 40,000 additional government workers rers will bo employed here by July; the frantic search for office space to take care of the present government staffs "••- «-->.«iciiiuiu> wun neainer >•""- "i um present government staffs at vantage points alternating with I ar "' the already critical lack of suit- arragements of yellow guadiolus. On| a ble housing accommodations. i lip mnn tol i \u I*-* i ^•r•^-,r, „,.„*-; » • TUi«.,!»;«!! ^: _i , *. Under Secretary of State, Sumnnr Wnllc •.:„!,* i • i N£ , A Service Telephoto Ambassador Carlos Marti.W ce'nterr ,,'. P ' " farCWC " to B .™"i™ Don Juan Jol,o Sola, ushe /ewes ?,?r » nd • pa ?W u »y»n Ambassador Dr., of ofreig,, ministers of theAmeVfcal™, i>r* JTu " erio .<"« 1 «.p .conference will provide for „ n " ct ,„",, „ ^"S ^'"T*'' 1 ^ The ' meeUl1 * hemispheric defense ^enanging information and preparing f or Harrison in Hollywood »y PAUL HARHU »y PAUL HARHUON, NEA Servic. Corresponds Bing Crosby Has More Rorse Trouble at the THEATERS SAENGER Sun.-Mon-Tues.-"Sundown" Wed.-Thurs-Aloma of South Seas" Fri.-Sat.-"Pittsburgh Kid" and "Sheriff of Tombstone" RIALTO Matinee Daily Sun.-Mon.-"Law of the Tropics" Tues.-Wed.-"Grent Lie" and "Gay Vagabond" Fri.-Sat.-"A Man Betrayed" and "Riding the Sunset Trail" • Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment! the mantel twin urns contained spring bouquets of shasla daisies, accacia, gladiolus, cornflowers, yellow pom pom mums, gecia, and pussy willow. Supper was served, buffet style, in softly-lit table was an exquisite ar- ragement of Briarcliff roses, white stock, and candytuft. Four glowing tapers is silver holders flanked the central adornment. Antique appoint- The chief anti-decentralization arguments are the expense of the move (the government has to pay moving expenses of the workers, as well as for office equipment and files, and make allowances for "resettlement" costs) and the increased expense of doing business with agencies some distance from their departmental bosses; the uprooting of personnel that has established homes here; and the great ments added to the beauty of the set- estabhshl , .— .„.._. ting. Mrs. Ralph flouton and Miss "' nover ln P ersonne l resulting fron Beryl Henry presided at the table and I refusal of workers to string along were assisted by the hostesses in the W 'A h their iobs ' serving courtesies. Red, white, and blue candles burned in branched candleabra on the buffet. The horonee served the magnificant white cuke centered, .with charlotte ruses and topped with brilliantly colored cherries. Following the supper, Miss Routon was cleverly presented a number of attractive and useful articles for her kitchen. Among those present for the de- Center of the whirlwind of argument now is the Patent Office, with officials of that agency and approximately 700 patent attorneys here who live off our patent system and the litigation that grows out of jt, leading the fight. Their facts and figures are impressive. Although the Patent Office has only about 1,500 employes, a survey of tho entire field indicates that nearly 20,000 persons would be taken out of Washington by transfer pf the of- lifihtful nff-,ir ™»,~ M- T> 4 01 Washington by transfer pf the of Mrs.Ralp. Rout:,TV^o^CaT ^T™* ° f them the <*°'™«*°»- rton. Mr.and Mrs.' T. I. McDa^ ^,g^ a "°™^ *eir families «nd Mrs. G. R Ri-nr»,ii™,,, I\/T.. „„.! ... ' '-"'fioyes. * Sunday * Monday * Tuesday * * • WALTER WAKGERS Great Advemurw««»« of Today! s^GENETIERNEY BRUCE CABOT • GEORGE SANDERS HARRY CAREY • JOSEPH CALLEIA Reginald Gardiner • Carl Esmond Marc Lawrence • Sir Cedric Hardwicke PLUS • LATEST NEWS • Good Time to Dine R. A. MELVILLE Glass Blower will be in the lobby of the Saenger for one week ••-•"• *• • *^t, iH\_l_yuvilL, I Mrs. G. R. Breedlove, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. Orie Reed, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Jewell, Miss Beryl Henry, Mrs. E. O. Wingfiled Miss Daisy Dorothy Heard, James Luther Lollamon, Mr. and Mrs. Ly- inan Aimslrong, Mr. and Mrs. George Robi.son, Lt. and Mrs. Samuel Davelos, Mr. und Mrs. Terrell Cornelius, Mr. and Mrs. Thompson Evans, Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Anderson. Friday Music Club Has Important Meeting at J. C. Cnrlton Home Seventeen members of the Friday Music club assembled at the home of Mrs. J. C. Carlton Friday afternoon tor the bi-monthly meeting. A program on "Fundamental Forms" was presented by Mrs. J. E. Hamill with stress being placed on theme variations. To illustrate variations in popular swing tunes, Mrs. Hamill rendered a medly of popular music. Miss Harriot Story played a Stephen Foster composition in her illustra- '•on. Mrs. Carlton, president of the club, presided at an important business session. The club voted to contribute their Bundles for Britain to the local welfare unit and §5 was contributed I to the Red Cross. A music dictionary und reference jook was presented to the club by Mrs. R. M. LaGrone, Sr. In connection with the club's books, a com- mttee was appointed to secure o nusic club shelf at the library in the :ity hall. A commMtce composed of Mrs ienry Haynes, Mrs. George Ware, and Mrs. C. C. McNeil, was appointed to elect uniforms suitable for the choral lub. ATI invitation was extended to the lub members to have a luncheon a IE home of Mrs. George Ware durin he month so that the club can listei o the Saturday operas in a group Oglesby P. T. A. Members Urged to Attend January Meeting Members of the Oglesby P T A will meet at the school Tuesday after noon at 3 o'clock. This being the first meeting of the year, 1942, Mrs. Martin Pool, president urges a full attendance. In addition, the Patent Office basement contains 1,600 cases of records, with an overall weight of nearly 8,000 tons. This doesn't include the patent office's scientific library and the examiner's records. The SEC also is against transferring to Philadelphia and Wage and Hours is getting up a petition to move to Richmond, Va., instead of Pittsburgh. One compromise measure proposed is that the patent office and S'EC moves be made temporary for the duration and that files of the former not be transferred. One of the government personnel' expels says his survey indicates 5,000 of the affected workers are eager to move and that twice that many office workers will transfer from other agencies immediately if they can work in the cities named instead of here. Several higher government officials say all the argument is just a lot of sound of fury which will avail nothing—"because this is just the beginning." Budget Director Smith, in making his announcement, admitted that his bureau's survey of decentralization possibilities had not been completed. Anti-Aircraft Unit Commande Barbara Ann Bright Has Birthday Party January G On January 6, Barbara Ann Bright celebrated her first birthday, at the home of her parents. The young ho- onree was presented with a number of gifts by her invited guests, who included her grandfather, T. O. Bright Misses Alta and Lydia Bright, and Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Samules of De- Ann. Personal Mention Miss Willie Lawson of Little Rock arrived Friday night to be the guest of Miss Beryl Henry und other friends n the city. Maj Gen. Sanderford Jarman heads a provisional First Army Anti-Aircraft Artillery Company by appointment of Gen. Hugh A. Drum, commander of the First Army. Nylon is news in the- insulation of wires for electric refrigerators, vacuum sweepers and other household equipment. That means metal conservation, according to nylon makers. HOLLYWOOD-Bing Crosby, who, s known as quite a horseman in these oarts, was having horse trouble on the set of "Holiday Inn" He and everybody else. They had been having it all day. It looked like a simple shot. Here it was spring in Connecticut—Easter Sunday, in fact—and people were coming out of a country church. Some of the cuties looked like chorus girls even if they were carrying Bibles, and some of the gents looked like actors on parole from Broadway In general, though, they looked acceptably like people leaving a country church in the spring. At this point the vigilant camera picked out Mr. Crosby and Marjorie Reynolds, the latter a slim dish in yellow, and followed them to and into a buggy. The horse wasn't tied to a hitching post or anything and presumably had been content to stand there all through the service sniffing j. th . e . ?PPl e blossoms and listening to the hymns. ' From some where, perhaps hidden in the choir loft, a 40-piece orchestra struck up Irving Berlin's "Easter Parade." The idea was for the camera to move along with Bing and his girl as they drove slowly past the church and a little way down a road while he asng a chorus of the song. Buggy Trouble As soon as Crosby picked up the reins, the horse geed sharply and started off under some trees. The cramped wheels tipped the buggy, and Miss Reynolds, who until a few weeks ago was being tossed off stagecoaches n western thrillers, looked scared. Handlers leaped to seize the bridle, the scene was stopped, and everybody went back into the church. This sort of thine had been going on 'or six hours. And this was the third nag which bar been brought in to pull the buggy on a drive of some 30 yards. The horses didn't always shy at the wight lights and" noise; mostly they just walked too fast, reaching the end of the lane und the limits of the camera's movement while Crosby still had several bars to sing. "If I'd known you couldn't find any real plugs," complained the star, "I'd have brought one of my race horses." Busy Bing "Holiday Inn" is based on a story idea by Irving Berlin, who wanted an excuse to write a song about each of our national holidays. So he did 11 new ones, tossing in "Easter Parade" and "Lazy" from his older numbers. "Lazy" observes no special holiday- just Crosby's personal emancipation from work. Bing sings all 13 songs and actually works harder than anybody, even Fred Astaire, who does eight dances—six with Miss Reynolds and two with Virginia Dale. Miss Dale, by the way, was the studio's original choice for the feminine lead. For three solid months she followed an exhausting rountine of dancing lessons, vocal lessons and beatings by a massuse. She learned all the songs and dances, plus her dramatic role, only to be told shortly before filming started that she was better suited for the secondary part. It was tough to take, but the way she took it will be remembered. Seasons change rapidly on the big set where most of the action takes place. One day it was autumn, a little later the hills were white. Now that it's Easter, the grass is green, trees are abloom, and the background artists have done their spring ploughing. Next week, swarms of workmen will have tied green leaves and fruit to the branches and caused the distnat fields to bear their crops. —. Baer Proves Easy for Louis Champ Scores Knockout in First Two Minufes MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, New York-«p)-Joe Louis tore the California giant, Buddy Baer, apart Friday night and chipped him down in the fourth fastest time a heavyweight champion ever turned back a challenger. Working for the fun of it, J oe got all the fun out of this brief brawl as ne turned loose an explosion of dynamite that never gave Buddy a chance i°. d ^ W ^ a ,. br f ath ' M "°°>-ed the 250 .—-.._ „„.,„„, lvv u;t! jor nine counts and that finally left him beaten, bewildered and broken in two minutes, 56 seconds of the first round of what was to have been a 15-round tussle. This was a murderous Louis, who Dipped and"tore and, above all, fired his torpedoes continuously, so that Buddy never really knew what hap- )Gn&o. 4 /This was not the Louis of the Baer ight in Washington last May who was knocked out of the ring by one of Buddy s big paws and who waited six ull rounds before catching up with um. Louis was strictly a 16-inch gun of arget practice. No one could have ounted all the blows he landed as a lear sell-out crowd that turned out or this fight for the benefit of the iavy relief 'fund roared and gasped t his power. But he must have thrown a hundred r more wallops. Two smashing rights Iropped Buddy the first time he hit tie deck. A long, lightning left put he crusher on. Hawaii Head Lieut.-Gen. Delos C. Emmons, as commander of the Hawaiian department, succeeds Governor Pomdexler as head man on th« islands. Church News FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Dr. Thomas Brewster, pastor Sunday School 9:45. Morning worsip service 10:55, Young peoples' meeting 6:15 p. m. Monthly meeting of the circles of the Women's Auxiliary at 3 p. m. The b .™' neSS women>s circle will meet at You are cordially invited to worship with us. • UNITY BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor—Z. W. Swafford After prayfull consideration our pastor, Z. W. Swafford, has felt led to accept the pastorate at the Second Baptist church of Malvern which called him three weeks ago. He will preach his farewell sermon Sunday night. He feels that the Holy Spirit is leading him to this new field of labour and for that reason alone he is leaving Unity church. Sunday: 8:30 Junior Choir. 10:00 Sunday School 11:00 Preaching. G:45 p. m. B. T. C. 7:45 p. m. Preaching. Tuesday: 2:30 p. m. Ladies Auxiliary. 7:30 p. m. Singing. Wednesday: 7:30 p. m. Prayer Meeting. ' GAKRETT MEMORIAL BAPTIST Sunday school 9:45. Preaching 11. B. Y. P. T. C. 6:30. Preaching 8. Ladeis Auxiliary 2 o'clock at the church. Prayer meeting 8 o'clock Wednesday night. We need you whether you need us or not. Cookie Replaces the Doughnut Soldiers Like Them Better Says Salvation Army By MARGUERITE YOUNG NEA Service Staff Writer ^ E ^L YORK — It's doughnuts to doughboys no longer-it's the good old fashioned American cookie now. And nobody's more pleased about that than the woman who made an international name with the doughnuts in 1917 Indeed Brigadier Helen Purviance of the Salvation Army is pushing the cook ies herself, this time. As assistant m ^command of the Salvation Armys field and candidates' department for 11 eastern states headquar- r TTo^ re '^ she feeds v °lunteers into the USO. One thing she gets from them before they go is assurance that they fully appreciate the cookie. Doughnuts Started As Culinary "Juickics" "Over there 24 years ago," explains the firm-featured blonde Brigadier, "the doughnut was an emergency article. We put it together with whatever ingredients and kitchen equipment were at hand-it was a quickie, as they say about a movie. But here, with our fine kitchens and good ingredients, of course we have cookies. "A cookie takes a boy's thoughts back to home and family like nothing else. And that's one thing we're striving for. So I sav GIVF THT?M COOKIES. And see ilfal they're™ made by mothers, sisters and sweethearts whenever possible." As Ensign Helen Purviance, she whipped up the first batch of doughnuts for A. E. F. members at Montier- Sur-Saulx, Prance, in August 1917 She had gone with the first contingent of Army workers, and was assigned to the first ammunition train of the First Division. She had entered* faalvation Army training .eight years earlier in her home town, Huntington, Ind. In November, 1918, she came back to talk for the War Drive and help organize the reception of homecoming troops at Hoboken, New Jersey. In touch with Salvationists who operate 42 USO clubs in 26 states as part of the national inter-faith wartime welfare plan, Brigadier Purviance has first-hand information about what service recruits ask for. ft's cookies, she says, North, South, East," So she instituted the cookie jar:in service men's centers. Volunteer woman's committees in. the camp areas keep them filled. Members operate on a schedule, supplying so-many dozens cookies on specified days. .' Cookies For Soldiers Vary Geographically The cookies vary from place 'to place. In New England it's the Boston cookie or the Cape Cod oatmeal cookie. Maryland and Virginia hold out for peanut cookies. Further south and in the west there are molasses cookies. "Maybe," the Brigadier surmises, still looking ahead, "this war will give us a new symbol of American food—a new cookie of such satisfying taste and quality that word of it will pass around among the boys and it will attain lasting culinary fame. One thing I know. It will be more tempting than the doueh- nut" . NOTICE • • • • W. B. WILLIAMS Has joined the personnel of the CAPITAL BARBER SHOP and invites his friends and customers to visit him l_ CAPITAL BARBER SHOP C. C Bowman & Associates Accountants - Auditors Phone 422 or 51 PRESCOTT, ARKANSAS Income Tax Matters State and Federal • Have your Income Tax Returns prepared by one who knows — and save money. • Don't wait until March 15th deadline — Time is required to do a good job. Baltic Island Yields 10th Century Relics STOCKHOLM-m-A silver cache enclosed in a small oak casket, containing armlets, neckbands, rings, and pins of silver as well as more than 10 Ijounds, has been found on the Swedish island of Gotland, in the Baltic Sea. A little girl happened to kick a loose stone and brought the treasure to light. Similar rare finds are made frequently in atlie historically rich soil of Gotland, the capital of which is Visby. This once proud Hanseatci trading port was one of Europe's most wealthy cities in the Middle Ages to Which were carried riches from the far corners of the globe. The Sale You've Been Waiting For! Tonight and Midnight Sunday CLUB LIDO IN TEX ARK AN A JOHNNY RANDOLPH and His 10 - Piece Orchestra 50c Per Person iilb "EXTRA PAY MEANS AN EXTRA PAI* FOR YOURS TRU1W 1 FLORSHEIM SHOES MOST sryi.es Get a double bonus in Florjheim* — the same famous high quality (a bargain at any price) plus savings while our sale Jait«, TALBOT'S "We Outfit the Family"
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