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HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Friday, Jonuoty 16, 1942 ^ § :ory iry Cooper tars in New lengerFilm Amazing War Picture of How Farmer Captures 132 Germans Sergeant York" the film which iris Sunday at the Saenger theater he factual story of Alvin C. York mesee mountaineer who became lerica's number one soldier hero o: 'first World War. The origina len play, by Abem Finkel and Har- Chandlee, and Howard Koch and in Huston, is based on the diary of •geant York, as edited by Tom Ske- U. tal B. Wallis, executive producer, Warner Bros, studio, and Jesse L. iky produced the picture. Howard wks dirrected. iary Cooper stars in the title role Alvin York Walter Brennan and in Leslie, who plays Gracie Wilms, the present Mrs. Alvin York, id the supporting cast of hundreds, oper was Sergeant York's own >ice for the-role. rhere are 44 major speaking parts, irenty-six represent real life charac- •s, most of whom are still living, ie real life characters include four ibers of the York family; Gracie of Greatest War Hero 'Sergeant York' ComesjtoJHope. (ring us your Sick WATCH Speedy recovery guaranteed. Repair service very reasonable. PERKISON'S JEWELRY STORE 218 South Walnut ORIANA AMENT BOYETT Teacher of Music-Voice, Piano. Art-Drawing, Painting. Studio 60S South Mail? Street Phone 318 W IRON WORKERS LOCAL UNION 591 of Shreveport, La., holds its official 'meeting at 7:30 o'clock every ^Thursday night in banquet room of Hotel Barlow, Hope, Ark. H. H. PHILLIPS, B.A. & F.S.T. Alterations of Tune Market Wartime Product Will Have More Zip and Zoom By JOHN SELBY Associated Press Arts Editor NEW YORK — If this war runs along the same musical line the last war took, American popular music will change character in a few months. And Americans of every creed and every color will change it. There already has been an epidemic of patriotic songs, best known being "God Bless America," one of the least worthy, musically. But most popular tunes will speed up. The languorous sliding tunes of the last few months wiM tighten. The ,wo-step might even come back, in some disguise. Melodies will develop along the lines of bugle calls and simple combinations such as the tones of the tonic chord, as happened 25 years ago with "Over There" and its cousins. And alongside all this will develop story-telling songs, some of which have only a vague connection with war or war activities. These will glorify people and events, and will be blood relatives of the ballad. A sample of these "just grew" a few weeks ago. John Hammond, who supervises popular recording for Columbia, got .an idea and called Richard Wright, who was just dressing to go out fo the evening. "I wish you'd write me some blues lyrics about Joe Louis," Hammond said. "I'm going to ask Count Basie to do the music, and Paul Robeson to sing it." Wright, who is the well known ne- gro novelist, sat down suddenly. He explained that he didn't write verse, although some early efforts of his were now under lock and key, that he was doing two novels and a picture book at the moment. Then he said he'd try Before he went out he wrote twelve verses. Next morning Hammond called again. "Yes," said Wright, "I did some, but I'm afraid to look at them this morning." But he looked, revised them for a ouple of hours, and sent them along. K. couple of -weeks later the disk was one. It's called "King Joe," and it Us both sides of a record and its ne of Count Basic's best. Wright thinks it's the kind of collaboration that might effectively revise the people's music—something hot from the pan, not too serious, but ARKANb/\b BY BIRT NA»M THE LONcf BUIUT IN THE BUY UNITED STATES SAVINGS ONDS AMD STAMPS A LI»N«J pe.Sie>P OUD 6tM T-HEAfRE. urri-E. Prescott News Wanted to Buy Onn USED TIRES ZUU and TUBES Top Prices Paid. BOB ELMORE'S AUTO SUPPLY Bob Elmore, Owner WANTED CAST IRON SCRAP 75 Cents per Hundred Pounds Paid ARKANSAS MACHINE SPECIALTY CO. Hope, Arkansas Building Being Remolded The offices on West Front street, formerly occupied by Dr. A. S. Buchanan, are being remolded. On completion, they will be occupied by Buchana Drug Store, which has been situated at 116 West Front street. : Food'for-Vivtory" The first phase of Campaign the "Food-for- from a business trip in Minclen, La Mrs. C. C. Harvey of Bluff visited friends here Thursday. Coast Clears Domestic Decks Mrs. San Francisco to Meet Wartime Demands By ETHEL BOGARDUS NEA Service Correspondent SAN FRANCISCO - Mrs. Sal Francisco has taken on a new job To her daily task have been added th defense of her home. When war reached over the ocean and struck hoi island neighbor, it revolutionized he household routine. Now the hand that rocks the cradli is rolling bandages, too. Instead o counting tricks, house-wives ar< counting vitamins — and the black sateen bridge table cover is doin blackout duty over the kitchen win dow. Mrs. San Francisco is not only do ing her own housework, but she taking classes in first aid, home nurs ing and nutrition. She is volunteer ing as many hours as she can man age for Red Cross and Civilian De fense. And she' being a good hostes to the service man within the gate of her city. "What do you boys want mos queried one woman visitor of the soldiers billeted for a time at San Francisco's Aquatic Park Casino. 'Homemade cake," they chorused wistfully, and by evening that woman had rounded up 22 cakes, baked by her friends and neighbors, and delivered them to the boys. Blackouts If live Changed Menus Chief problems are blacking out. househlod assistance, and keeping the children calm. Food isn't much of a problem—although San Franciscans are not getting one of their favorite up at the wharf. No more nightly sojourns out beyond the bay. City Cooks are definitely nutrition-conscious—though for a week after that irst terrifying blackout, produce mer- 'Sergeant York, to Open at Saenger Here on Sunday DKEAiU THAT CAME TRUE—Alvin York (Gnry Cooper) nncl Ms sweetheart (Joan Leslie) pick the romantic spot there they hope to build their home together, in a tender romantic scene from the film, "Sergeant York." buted. When Mrs. L. goes out to her first aid class, she leaves the baby with Mrs. Y. On the nights Mr. R. is on nir raid warden duly, he knows that the folks next door will keep^ watch over his home. Every person™ knows where the nearest doctor lives, and a nurse in the block has given instructions for emergency action. Each house has H ladder that reaches to its roof—and the people are finding they like meeting new friends, f Explaining to children about the enemy is mother's hardest task —next to keep them calm when the siren shrieks. At the first alarm, one six- year-old demanded: "Mother, why- do they do that lo^ my stomach?" Mother explained thatV the siren means "our Army and Navy and our flyers are out there protecting us." "How do you know good Japs from bad Jans?" is a hard question to answer when it's asked by children^ whose Japanese school mates are friends, ns a matter of course. But women arc tackling it. They are deserting the golf links to use their cars -in Red Cross messenger service. They're commandeering thcir^ husband's restaurant kitchens to tnakoV coffee for the mobile canteens. They are bragging not about bridge scores, but their new map reading skill. They're accepting new jobs with the eagerness that Inspired one worker to exclaim: f> "I forgot nil about my heart trouble!" WANT A PIANO? This Model $365 cosh or terms: $36.50 Down $19.38 Monthly. Drop us a card for Catalogs and full information. Quality makes by STEINWAY, HADDORFF, CABLE, WURLITZER. 200 E. Broad Texarkana, Ark. Used Pianos, $75 up. Terms Williams; Pastor Pile, minister of York's church; the present Secretary of State Cordell Hull; General John kinds of feec J Pershing; the late Marshall Foch; ary acreage the late Mayor John Hylan of New year. The York- Oscar of the Waldorf; York s divisional, regimental, battalion and company commanders during the war and ten of his soldier buddies. Section of York's home valley, the Three Forks of the Wolf, in the Cumberland mountains of Tennessee, was duplicated at the Burbank studio on Hollywood's largest sound stage. A mountain that could be revolved (it was built on a merry-go-round base), a 200-foot long mountain stream, pine, oak and cedar woods (121) trees in all) were features of set. A fox hunt and a turkey shoot were among many scenes filmed on this set. Also romantic scenes between Cooper and Joan Leslie. . Miss Leslie, just sixteen, is exactly the age Gracie Williams was when York courted her. Grecie was seventeen when she married Alvin. War sequences show training flashes in camp, battle action in the Argonne Forest in France. One engagement, most famous single encounter of War, is pictured in detail. This is the action where York performed his amazing feat of single-handedly killing 25 German machine gunners and, with the aid of a handful of comrades, capturing 132 prisoners. For this act he was decorated with the Congressional Medal of Honor, the Distinguished Service Cross, the French Croix de Guerre with palm, and other Allied valor awards:. In bestowing the Croix de Guerre, Marshal Foch told Yark what he had done was the greatest single achievement of any soldier of all the Allied armies during the four years of the war. Argonne battle scenes were filmed in an 80-acre battlefield set in the Santa Battlefield and the action campaign were laid out in accordance with a bullet-perforated map of the Argonne terrain. The map was carried through the battle by an officer who loaned it to the studio. Vivtory" campaign has been announced by Miss Florence Pitts and E. N. Loudermilk, Nevada county extension agents. A total of 53 community and neighborhood meetings will be held on Enlistment Day, January 2.2 Minutemen, consisting of one hundred and four farmers and members of home demonstration clubs of the county have been appointed. Their purpose is to serve as leaders in the neighborhood for the duration of the war. The farm families will list the number of live stock on hand, number planned for 1942, amount of various kinds of feed on hand and the necess- Sergeant William David Hale, son of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Hale, has been placed on detached service from Randolph Field, Texas. The purpose is for a course of instruction in radio operation and mechanics at the Air Corps Technical School at Scott Field, 111. The Rev. S. T. Baugh is much improved after a severe case of bronchial pneumonia. Subscribe to he Hope Star now, delivered at your home each afternoon Telephone Mack Grayson. Iron Man they plan to plant this 'Food-fro-Victory pledge card to be signed by each family, will be used as a basis for individual or group help, ic order that farm families may attain their planned food and fuel production, the agents explained. Tire Rationing board Nevada's Tire Rationnig Board began operations this week. The defense Council has appointed tire inspectors in all sections of the county. In most cases, these inspectors are operators of gasoline service stations. Applications must be made to one of the inspectors, after which they will be passed on by the local board, Clark White, chairman of the board, announced. The tire board offices are in the County's Judge's office in the court houes. Office hours are from 10 a. m. to 4 p. m. Permits already haev been issued for 5 tires and 4 tubes from the January quota. OGDENSBURG, N. J.—(/P)—Frank Pierce and a bakery truck cillided Police reported both were scratched the truck more than the man. chants complained that people weren't Buying green vegetables. It seemed that after a clay of Christmas shop- ling and Red Cross work, women lurried home to serve dinner out of cans, so the dishes could be washed before the air raid alarm sounded. Hardest problem to solve now is that of household assistance. Until the day of that treacherous bombing, the problem had been bad enough, for girls were deserting the kitchens for move lucrative jobs in defense industries. Now the Japanese cleaning boys are gone, too. San Franciscans to a great extent depended on the 30 or more Japanese housework agencies to attend to the weekly housecleaning. Togo would arrive regularly with vacuum cleaner and window washing equipment, and go through the house like a small brown whirlwind. Now — "So sorry, not coming any more. The agencies are closed. Even the jewels of cooks and maids who have stuck at their posts, now expect—and get. you may bo sure- time off for their first aid classes and their volunteer duties. But most women are washing their own dishes— and letting the floors go un-wax- cd. Mrs. San FYancisco Becomes Her Own Maid Mrs. M's case is typical. She had always employed a maid and a cook. Now she gets up at dawn, cooks her husband's breakfast, feeds the children their cereal, and gets them off to school. She knows they'll be safe there, for schools are instructed to keep children indoors should an alarm sound by day. Mothers arc requested not to call for them. So Mrs. M. "reels up" the house, then inspects the furnace room to decide whether it would be safer to put th children there at night, or if it woulc be wiser to leave them undisturbec in their own room. She compromise: by moving the beds away from tin windows. This makes the room lool out of proportion, and she's sure t crash into the beds in the dark, but it's better than rising shattered glass. She checks to sec that the dog has not appropriated the bucket of sand that she brough home Sunday from the vacant lot across the street. (San Francisco's Italian scavengers donated their time and their trucks on legion housewife. The Emporium, San rancisco's largest store, sold out of ilack sateen the day after the city's irst blackout. Other dark colors in sateen or interlining arc pinch hit- ing. The next day, advertisements jegan to appear in the papers for jlackout papers, and drapery firms were doing a land office business. Blackout screens wore advertised for as low as 25 cents a window," and Hemp Shortage May Catch Him Yet! DELAWARE, Okla. — (/P)— Glee Smith is not worried about apossible tire shortage. He had one to contend with back in the first World War and found a way to beat it. 'I just wrapped manila rope around the rims of my auto wheels and aS |OW aS £.5 CUIllS il WIIIUVJW, mivi I "••*- • ••••" ~- --•,/ • t black tar paint is selling for 75 cents bumped along my way," he explained, a gallon. " If worst comes to worst, I can do Sunday to bring sand from the ocean beach to accessible spots throughout the city.) Then she turned her attention to blackout curtains. These necessities have been a headache to every Bay TAMBAY GOLD By SAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS Copyright, 1941. NEA Service Inc. Society The 1916 club met at the home of Mrs. Tom Bemis. After a most enjoyable afternoon of bridge, high score was awarded to Mrs. J. B. Hesterly and the cut prize to Mrs. C. A. Robinson. A delicious desert plate was served. All members of the club were present and one guest, Mrs. William Johnson of Malvern. The men of the First Presbyterian church were entertained Wednesday night by the ladies of the church with a most enjoyable supper. These suppers are held once a month. Mr. and Mrs. Rice Grimmett of Camden are happy over the arrival of a son born Friday January 9. The baby has been named Randolph Rice Grimmett, Jr. Mr. Clarence Marsh has returned NOTICE E FFECTIVE Monday, January 19, 1942, the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Hope, Arkansas, in cooperation with the National Defense effort to conserve rubber and materials, will make no deliveries of Coca-Cola to residences, and during any day of the week no retail dealer serviced daily will be called on more than once during the day and no "repeat deliveries" or "call back deliveries" will be made any day. Hope Coca-Cola Bottling Co, honest. He has no illusions about the literary quality of his verse, but it is sincere. So are the contributions of the great baritone and the ubiquitous ount Basie. The disk has gone into the juke boxes, and will reach more people n a week than Wright's novels will each in a year, even though they are very popular. But don't forget,'' he says, "that nobody will know who wrote the lyric—not that I care." Wright is a quick, shrewd man in his thirties, born in the deep South, graduate of the over-touted school of hard knocks, tough enough to take what comes. He writes out of a social experience unknown to all whites, and what he has known colors both his writing and his conversation. But he talks straight. "I lived 10 years in Chicago," he will say, for example, "and I hate Chicago." He likes music—is sorry that whon i his mother tried to interest hh ; n in | piano he thought it was a sissy pur- I liuit. Now he lives and writes in 1 Brooklyn, and when he gets up he 1 turns his radio to WQXR, the "good music station," aJid keeps it there all day. He writes all day, too, but the music doteii't bother liiiu. TTffc it'l'OiVYt Ilium uuuiucr wetH up "Fecdcria" lunch wagon at run-down T n m b a y Plantation, plans a tourist camp partner«Ui|> with Us nrlHtocrntic, Impoverished owner, June Ann Judson. lout of the Maurica, who for name mysterious rennoii in soured on the •world* Other characters* Loren Oliver, Wclllver V. prof digging for Indian relics at Tamlmy; Dolf, Mom's vet skunk; Olil Swoby, Slovene refugee "Doc" Oliver its harboring; lawyer Mnurle Scum, in love with Juddys football star Ansel Todd, who wants to marry her. Angel dislike.-* "Due," whose ethnology course lie is flunking, nnd Mom wonders if Juddy is falling for him. Sheriff Holllstcr IM awry, distant "left-handed" cousin of the MaurlcH, liellevcn Oliver after gold nt Tambay. * * * "TAMBAY TOURIST CAMP" CHAPTER XI AURIE SEAHS did fix up the tourist camp contract, too. It didn't give me any the best o£ it, but that was all right. On the way back I had an attack of jitters. Or maybe I'd call it conscience if I were sure I had one. "Look, Juddy," I said. "It isn't too late to backtrack. Say the word and I'll tear up this scrap of paper and forget it." "What's on your mind now, Mom?" Juddy said. "It's this way. If this goes flooey, I've still got the Feederia. How about you? Have you got anything to fall back on?" She laughed, but it wasn't a pretty laugh. "More money than you ever thought of, Mom," she said. "If I want to fall in that direction." "What's the catch?" I said. "How would you get all this money?" "She looked at me, and then away. "That's it; how?" she said. "How would you think?" "I see," I said, though I wasn't too sure. "Then we play ball?" I said. "Yes; we play ball," she said. After the final wash-up that evening the two of us sat back and built our tourist castle in the air with towers and a moated grange. Before we were through we had 30 ivied cabins, a big central dining and dance hall with a giftie counter, a cigaret and soft drinkie shoppie, swindle boxes, jookeries and all the other nickel traps, a row of gas pumps, a raft in the stream with bathhouses for the summer trade, canoes for rent, and we'd worked up a banquet business with Chambers of Commerce, Rotaries and Kiwanises, with a sideline of Sunday school picnics, all through the country- tide. By midnight Judson and Baumer were a couple of millionaires. \Jf/"E rented a truck and ran in a " squad of backwoods homebuilders. Carpenters? They were magicians. Those hillbillies made some passes, and waved a hammer and a saw in the air instead of a wand, and the two rows of cabins came right up out of the earth, complete with plumbing, and all inside of three weeks. They were of unfinished timber off the place, wattled with asphalt; the kind of thing tourists call "picturesque" and shuck out an extra dollar for. The first cabin was rented before it was built. Loren Oliver took it, at $10 a week. Juddy was suspicious of the Doc. Where Tambay was concerned, she was jealous as a mother-cat. You couldn't tell her that Doc's being there was a University proposition, and if it wasn't him, it would be somebody else. To her, he was just a trespasser. Besides, Angel Todd had tried hard to sell her on the proposition that Doc was a Grade A rat. He didn't wholly succeed. But he did convince her that Doc was determined to flunk him out by fail- means or foul. "Build yoursen ^..., . ..^m,'' she said. "But not for me. Leave the old house by itself?" she said. "Why, Mom, it would wake up in the night and cry for me!" Economy was our watchword now. Every penny we could make or save wasn't going to be too much to give Tambay Tourist Camp its start. Well, I soon found out that my notions of economy and Juddy's were two different things. Just as the hillbillies were finishing up, I heard a gentle scraping under my window one morning. There was Juddy with a cloth bag and a trowel. "Now what?" I said. "Bulbs," she said. "Yeah?" I said. "I thought we were economizing." "They only cost five dollars and a half," she said. "And they'll be so pretty when they come out. I can't bear to have the house look so sad and neglected." "Forget the house, Juddy," I said. "The thing for us to do, before the work-gang leaves, is to dig a little deeper and build ourselves a double cabin to live in. Modern and comfortable. Eight hundred dollars, would do it." She opened her eyes, wide and surprised, at me. "Aren't you comfortable in Tambay Mansion, Mom?" she said. "No; nor you neither," I told her. "I am too," she said, "except when the wind comes from the north or the rain from the east." "Look," I said. "There's a dozen windows needing glass. The roof leaks. And a self-respecting sparrow wouldn't have our plumbing in his nest. Cabins are weatherproof." CO I paid off our hillbillies and they held a whoopee on white mule to celebrate the finish of the job — a swell job, too — and went back home, and Tambay Tourist Camp was set for business. Juddy went out that night with Angel. They didn't get in till 2 o'clock, and next day she seemed a little down; kind of bothered in her mind. "Mom," she said: "You told Angel I was your niece. Why?" "Just a stall," I said. "He knows you're not." "Was it because you thought I needed a guardian?" "I might have, then, I've changed my mind." "Maybe I do. But not as far as Angel is concerned." She stuck a bulb into the hole she'd scooped and smiled up at me. "I've been thinking I'd like to adopt you for an aunt or something." "That's a thought," I said. "But what do you knew about me? I might not even be respectable." "Are you?" she said. "Not that I care." "Now, I'll tell you, Juddy," I said. "There's just two kinds of people in the world, those that stay put, and those that keep mov- Necessity bred many an ingenious substitute for window drapes during those first blackouts, for silting with the lights out gets tiresome. Blankets were the first line of defense, some women even lineing them with gaily colored percale, to make them look prettier. One attic disgorged a plush piano eovre, which covered the living room windows nicely with a divertingly gay nineties touch. Families soon discovered that life could go on satisfactorily with only kitchen and bath room darkened. Social Activities Re-Organized People arc re-discovering their homes, to the distress of the neigh- orhood movies, which continue bus- less behind darkened marquees. Boys lubs and girls groups are meeting fternoons, to make games and pe- are craft work in which the whole amily may take pal. During the first jlnckouts people didn't try to do any- liing but hover over the radio, anc liscover from distant stations (loca jncs were off the ari) what was happening in thei own home town. After that first hectic air raid a arm—which came as n complete sur prise to householders as well as mcr chants—there wasn't any panic. But h a city of people accustomed ot do ing very much as they pleased, thcr was many an odd occurence. Put out your lights," screamec self-appointed air wardens at a wb man leaning out of the window o her brightly lighted room. I won't do it! I'm all alone anc I'm scared," she screamed back. Block Organized For Mutual Aid Women are getting over that now. Mrs. O., for instance, lives in Sea- cloff, the beautiful residential district above the Golden Gate. She has rallied the neighbors in a "block organization," for mutual assistance. A mimeographed list of names, addres- cs, and telephone numbers of each amily in the block has been distri- «« samc lhi "S «S»in." JoReltevf MUtry of ALLIED BATTERIES As low As ?3.49 Ex. (Batteries Recharged 50c) [Oklahoma Tire & Supply Co. Associate Store Bob Elmore, Owner — Hope NOTICE • • • • W. B. WILLIAMS Has joined the personnel of the CAPITAL BARBER SHOP and invites his friends and customers to visit him CAPITAL BARBER SHOP Plumbing Repairs Harry W. Shiver Plumbing Phone 259 309 N. Main • NOTICE • Erie Ross is now employed by Keith's Barber Shop New Location on E. 3rd Next to Checkered Cafe Coming Monday — January 19 MARTHA MANNING STYLE SHOW From 3 to 4 P. M. A Martha Manning Stylist Will be in our store all day Monday JUNIOR STYLES IN MISSES' SIZES ing on to see what's around the next corner. I'm the second kind. Curiosity is my weakness. Let your nose be your guide and keep close behind it. That's my motto. You have to loosen up on your principles a little to lead that kind of life. But I make out to hang onto my self-respect." "I'll bet you do, Mom," she said. "As for taking you on, gals are no news to me. I've had my crack at the family line." Juddy opened her eyes wide at me. "Have you got children?" "One," I told her. "And I've taken more chances than that. But Carnie's strictly legal." "CarnieV" she said. "Is that her name?" "Her name is Carnival. We were in that line of business when .she was born. I'd run away from a jerkwater western college that you never even heard of, to marry a jolly sport of a tightrope artist. He was good until he slipped and crocked up his poor back, and then he took up the animals. We hung together till Carnie was 11 and Baumer was bottle so heavy hitting up that even the his trained seal lost respect for him. A gal in Mexico snared him, which was O. K. by me." (To Be Continued) w to "TROPICANA" Smoothly tailored, this frock pf Caliente rayon Shantung boasts of the Tropics in its vivacious flower pattern and straw braid belt gaily tipped with cork. Sky blue, rose glo, grass green, luggage. 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