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HOP! STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Tuesday, January 20,1941 C> Prescoit News By HELEN HESTERLY Arknnsninu in Navy Promoted Promotion of 116 officers of the medical corps from Hentenant to lieutenant commander have been approved by President Roosevelt. Among these nre: Thomas W. McDaniel, Jr. He is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas W. McDaniel of Boughton. Red C r oss Yarn is being distributed by Mrs. J. W. Keendey, chairman of the Red Cross knitting. This quota of thread is for the Navy and should be finished by February 15. Society Mrs. Charlie Pittiman is spending lexico's Army lards Pacific Troops Pass Through the U. S. on Way to Coast ^By MIWON BRONNEK NBA Service Staff Correspondent K .WASHINGTON — Mexico, which IUianks to the Roosevelt government's I Good Neighbor volicy is really a good |neighbor, is proving U at the present |moment, not only by breaking off I diploma tic relations with Japan, Gcr- |many and Italy, but also by taking I military precautions so that Lower I California and its huge gulf may not [be used by enemies of the United t States. 'And that is precisely one of the big- igest things that has occurred in the I-Western Hemisphere since the Japs J treacherously attacked Hawaii. In the last World War American au- horities had reason to believe that • German warships and raiders secret' ly used the waters of the Gulf of Calif fornia. In the after years the Gulf has at times been a favorite place i for Jap "fishermen." ' s In the present crisis with hostile ari- '> planes reported off the coast of Cali• fornia, the theory has been that they either based themselves upin air• craft carriers standing some 200 or 300 ''miles off the American coast or upon such vessels somewhree in the Gulf of California. The Mexican government is doing its •level and full best to see that the latter is not true now and that it may not be true in the fuure. It is a tremendous, task as a little geography will demonstrate. Lower California is a continuation of the American state of California. It is a . . . _ . . peninsula separated from the Mexi- At the ? am <l time President can mainland by the Gulf of Cali- ° ch ° appointed the former President, fornia. It is about 750 miles in length Gen « ral . Laz , ar ° Card ^ a *< ^ com- vrith a breadth varying from 30 to I mander-in-chief of all the Mexica 150 miles ! armv > alr a* 1 " naval forces in West- It is mountainous, with some peaks rising over 4500 feet, and for the most part arid. With, the exception of the strip near the U. S. boarder, it has no railroads and few good roods lated, the last census showing only 95,416, of whom about half were Indians, living mainly by fishing. The lonely coasts on both the Pacific and the Gulf side are broken by many smaller gulfs and bays where ships could find haven and there is also a myriad of islands The famous inlets are Magdalena Bay on the Pacific ocean side and Conception Bay on the Gulf side. With such a land offering temta- tions to the enemies if the United States, President Manuel Camacho took prompt action. Uncle Sam Co-operates The U. S. just as promptly co-operated, by permitting the passage of a considerable number of Mexican troops through U. S. territory to reinforce the defenses of Lower California. They were to pass in transit over United States territory from Nogales Arizona to Tiajuana, Lower California, via San Diego. n few days in Hot Springs. Mrs. Fred Powell, Mrs. Audah Creed, Mrs. T. G. Moodey, Mrs. Bryon Moody, and Mrs. Mark Justiss are in Dallas attending market. Mr. and Mrs. Hasin Firmin and daughter were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Pye this week-end. Calendar Tucsdiiy, Ji)nuH r y 20th 12:00- Rotary club meets at the Broadway Hotel. 2:30—Garden club at the home of Mrs. J. R. Hamilton. Wednesday, January 21st 7:00—Deacon's meeting at the First Presbyterian church. 8:00—Defense Dance given by Varsity club and Girl Reserve at the Legion Hut. Subscribe to the Hope Star now, delivered at your home in Prescott each afternoon. Mack Greyson, Tele- hone 307. ern Mexico, including Lower California. Military and naval authorities connect edith theCopShshrdlushrdlushrdl nected with the Mexico Embassy in The vast territory is sparsely popu- Washington explain this as of partic- c ** r r '. nlot- 01 tTnlf »r»'ir»oii Men, Women Orer 40 Don't Be Weak, Old Ft*l Peppy, New, Years Younger Tike Ostrei. Contains general tonics, stimulants •(ten needed after 40—by bodies locking iron, cal- 1 Rum phosphate and vitamin BI. A 73-year-old doctor writes: "It did so much Tor patients. I took It myself. Results were fine." Special Introductory *u Ostrex Tonic Tablets costs only 35c. Start .feeling peppier and years vouneer. this very day. For sale at all good drug stores everywhere—in Hope, at Cox and Gibson Drug. Wanted to Buy on/v USED T|RES JL\J\J and TUBES Top Prices Paid. BOB ELMORE'S AUTO SUPPLY Bob Elmote, Owner ORIANA AMENT BOYETT Teacher of Music-Voice, Piano. Art-Drawing, Painting. Studio 608 South Mah? 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. ular significance. Relying upon the ability of the the U. S. navy and air forces to keep watch and ward in the Gulf of Mexico, the Mexan authorities are leaving only enough troops for proper police purposes. Soon 80 per cent of the regular army will be garrisoned in western Mexico. Just how many men this means is a military secret. The old Mexican army used to contain about 26,000 troops, but in recent times it has been considerably increased. Fairly large garrisons will be maintained at the cities ] of Guaymas and Mazatlan, which are important ports on the Mexican mainland on the east side of the Gulf of California. On the eastern shores of Lower California there will be garrisons at Santa Rosalia and at La Paz, capital of the peninsula On the west coast of Lower California there will be garrisons at Ensenada in the north and at Magdalena Bay far down the peninsula. Mexica has never maintained large naval forces. The last register showed one coast defense ship, five gunboats and about a dozen coast guard patrol ships. Nearly all of these have now been stationed in the Gulf of California to patrol its waters. How immensely important this is was demonstrated recently when one of the Mexican ships held up two Jap "fishing" vessels at the tip of the peninsula an dinterned the nine "fishermen." It was said seven of them looked very much like Jap soldiers and the other two had the bearing and education of Jap officers. Mexican airmen are doing their part in making air patrol over the peninsula and the Gulf. Moreover the I Mexican government has indicated to I the United States that American air- i men can join in this work if the au' thorities desire to do so. The exciting, different dessert— sizzling fruit for only Here's a new way to "dress up" canned fruit—and make it look and taste like a very "special" dessert. Serve it tonight — it's easy as a-b-c to prepare, Bootlegging of Auto Tires 'Big House' May Halt Illegal Tire Handling By JACK STINNETT WASHINGTON — Government officials and automobile association leaders are in a huddle over a problem that already has been reported fromnu- merous sections of th country—the theft and bootlegging of auto parts tires and even cars. No sooner had Price Administrate! Leon Henderson announced the ration of tires, autos and the courtailed production of replacement parts than the whole country broke out with a rash of petty thievry of tires and parts and the theft (already a felony on both state and federal statute books) of cars. Officidals fear that big-time crooks and racketeers, taking a page from the days prohibition, might try to organize the petty thieves into rings and by wholesale operations seriously undermine the curtailment program. Henderson's OPA is interested in the problem only in so far as it would throgh its psychological and morale effect on the driving public, place a stumbling block in the smooth development of tire, car and parts rationing. Realizing this, the American Automobile Association and several other agencies have asked Henderson to propose a bill to make the theft of tires, parts and accessories a federal offense. Thomas P. Henry, AAA president, in his appeal to Henderson, said, "The widesperad thievery is creating a bootleg market for illicit trade in these important commodities. This situation will develop into worse proportions unless strong measures are taken to counteract it." This may look fine in print, but reducing it to actual application in everyday prosecution of community and state offenders is another matter. To make the thefts of tires, tubes, parts, tec., a federal offense when committed in intra-state traffic, would require a constitutional amendment. The only comparable one we have in the Constitution now is that applying to narcotics. I don't think the AAA or any other organization or agency really hopes to see any federal lay passed which would eliminate this threat against one of the all-out war measures. J What they do hope and expect is that the individual states will take cognizance of the problem and pass laws which to make tire and parts thefts, heretofore for the most part no more than a petty offense, a felnoy. In New York State, the legislature we re sw already has loaded its legislative guns ar ound, to prevent this new type of bootlegging. A law has been introduced to make the thefts of even an aluminum hubcap a felony that could land a man in the Big House up the Hudson for many times 30 days. When a two-by-fuor hoodlum knows that he is up against a year or more in the penitentiary, there will be none of that sneaking around alley corners with a, "Hi, Mister, how'd you like to buy a fine inner tube—just off the boat from the Dutch East Indies, where they grow the real stuff. Its 100-proof. I wouldn't sell me own mother none of that^ re-cap stuff, Mister, you know that." nothing seem to grow rather peevish and petulant." (Miss Sanderson practices what she preaches, i After her marriage to Frank Crumit, with whom she starred in "No No Nanette," she retired. But she didn't remain on the sidelines long, She began n new career in radio and now stars with her husband in "The Battle of Sexes.") "Another impontrnt thing in keeping a husband happy," she says, "is to keep a zipper on your mouth. Women like to express opinions, but men don't care about hearing what they think about everything. A woman can think what she pleases, but she shouldn't say too much. "The most important thing of all though, is to be a good companion, a good friend. Play with your husband, dance with him, go out with him when he wants to go. Meet his mood. If he is gay, be gay too. If he is quiet, go along with him." As Miss Sanderson sal in the studio, t seemed to me she would please a huband pictorially as well us companionably. She wore a slim black frock whose bodice was accented with back sequin figures. A brimmed hat topped with black feathers shaded her blue eyes. Bands of diamonds and saphircs blazed on her wrist and a gold chain anklet shimmered through the sheer stocking above her steel- buckled pump. "There's something else very important in keeping a husband hnppy. she went on. "Don't try to possess him completely. Let him have a life o fhis own. If he loves golf or long hours of fishing, let him enjoy them. Men are like little boys, they love to run away and play awhile at their own games. They come home afterward—and they come home sooner it you don't resnet and complain nbout their outside interests. "And last, but very important. Don't pry. Never try to make a man tell you something if he doesn't want to men will keep a secret for awhile Vbmen will keep a secret tor awhile a thing they know quite wellthey will have to tell you in the end. It gives them a feeling of independence to think they're running things. If you don't upset that, you'll be happier." Miss Sanderson's career as a wife and radio star keeps her shuttling back and forth between New York'ant Long Meadow, Mass,, where sho anc her husband live. They bought a house there some years ago to be near Miss Scanderson's mother. New Year- New Coat- New You The bridge of Varolius is located in the brain and is a band • of nerve matter connecting the right and left parts of the cerebellum. RELIEF OF Wichita Falls Lady Says Hoyt's Ended Years Of Suffering From Indigestion, Constipation, Gas And Swelling Mrs. D. W. Jernigan of 311 Swallow Street, Wichita Falls, Tex. says: "I have lived in Wichita Falls for 14 years. For over 10 years I have suf- MRS. D. W. JERNIGAN fered from indigestion, constipation and severe pains in my back, arms and limbs, probably caused by my kidneys. My arms, hands and limbs were swollen, and I could hardly get round, "After taking Hoyt's Compound I can walk up-town for the first time in two years. I now eat any kind of food with no after-meal discomfort My bowels are regular, the swelling and pains are gone from my back arms, hands and limbs. I am able to get around like I used to. Hoyt's as done wonders for me!" Hoyt's Compound is recommendec nd sold by the John S. Gibson Drug tore and by leading druggists in this ntire area. —Adv. a portion ^ SIZZLING FRUIT ,, 1 (No. 3Vt) can pear halves ""I' 1 ' '/i teaspoon each of ground ginger, cloves, and cinnamon (whole spices may be used also) i; cup KA/(O (red label) 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 (.No. 2\' 2 ) can penrh halves, drained J (No. 2\'i) can bing cherries, drained Pour syrup from canned pears into saucepan. Add spices, KARO und lemon juice. Cook about 5 minutes. Add whole pieces of fruit; heat again, but do not boil. Remove from heat, and serve hot or chilled. Makes 8 large servings. KARO adds e\tru food value as well as extra flavor. It's rich in Dextrose, food-energy sugar. Keeping the Menfolk Happy Still Number One Job for Women Says Mrs. Sanderson By ABEL AH) KERR AP Feature Service Writer Women may be playing new roles in defense and world affairs but Julia Sanderson thinks holding their men and Keeping them happy is still their most important job. The chestnut-haired actress anc singer is a veteran of the stage and radio. She has had to learn the technique of dealing with both men anc women. She also has some definite ideas un how to keep a husband happy and interested, and when I asked he about them, she told ne a few. "OJie of the most important thing in to keep your job after you are mar- lied," she advi.ses. "I think a woman who hai a career of her own is more interesting to a man. It keps her vivic and alert and gives her some interest of hw uwn. Man-led women who > WANTED CAST IRON SCRAP 75 Cents per Hundred Pounds Paid ARKANSAS MACHINE SPECIALTY CO. Hope, Arkansas WANT A PIANO? This Model $365 cotk or terms: 536.50 Down ST9.38 Monthly. Drop us a card for Catalogs and full information. Quality makes by STEINWAY, HADDORFF. CABLE, WURLITZER. 200 E. Broad Texarkana, Ark. Used Pianos, $73 up. Terms A new year, a new season; a new you when you start the spring season with a new coat. Buy your new spring coat now, when the newest spring styles are fresh and you can have your choice of the very cream of the crop. Beautiful new tweeds, fleeces, plaids, and smart dressy fabrics of navy or black. Come in and see the beautiful new spring coats at Robison's. Redfern Coats 16.75 to 32.50 Hirshmaur Coats 19.85 Marcus Coats 9.98 to 16.75 c c o a a Shown above is a Redfern tweed. A beautiful rough fabric in gold and black, fitted style. $ 29.85 b Shown at left is a smart dressey style by Redfern in black twill with white collar. Fitted. $ 24.85 b Marcus Coats Sporty plaids in luscious spring colors. Lovely pastels in fleece fabrics. Smart tweeds. Your choice of fitted or boxy style. All lined with beautiful taffeta linings and guaranteed the life of your coat. c Shown on far left is a Redfern unfitted coat in pastel green tweed. A smart sport coqt. $ 29.85 Hirshmaur Coats The perenial favorite of our coat department, "Hirshmaur Boucle Tweeds." This beautiful coat fabric is wrinkle, dust and moisture proof and the lining guaranteed the life of the coat. New spring colors in the new spring weight. o /r O (ft 0 <i $ 9.98 to$ 16.75 $ 19.85 Suits Take All The Tricks Suits don't miss a single trick for spring. They're smart, they're attractive, and they're practical. You'll surely want a suit this spring. The jackets are also smart with other skirts. See the lovely new pastels in plaids or solid colors. These smart new spring suits are "tops" in the spring fashion parade. Longer jackets, lovely new spring colors in bright plaids or solid pastels. 4.85 and 16.75 We Give Eagle Stamps The Leading Department Store Geo* W. Robison &* Co. Hope Nashville

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