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Fcbruory 5, 1942 HOPE STAR, HOPS, ARKANSAS PAGE THREt OCIETY Daisy Dorothy Heard, Editor Telephone 768 ;o Social Calendar Thursday, February 5(li Hope chapter ;)28, Order of the Rnstcrn Slur, the' Masonic hall • :30 o clock. All officers and mcm- ^ bers are urged to attend. February meeting of the Pnt Claibourne chapter of the United DaHRhters of tho Confederacy, Mrs. W. G. Allison, Mrs. L. \v ^ Young, ,,ml Miss Mary Campm, <•<' hostesses. Mrs, D. M. Li pscom b will have charfjo of the program on Historical; Spots of Arkansas." The mooting will bo held at the home of Mrs. L. W. Young, 3:30 i); I , SAENGER NOW ii Suspicion' o'clock, Girl Scout Troop 7, Mrs. Cline Franks, leader, will meet at the Methodist church recreational rooms, 3:30 o'clock. Frltliiy, FcliMtnry fidi Rose Garden club, home of Mrs. J. S. Gibson, Jr. with Mrs. Clevc Andres associate hostess, 3 o'clock. Builders class of the Hope Gospel Tabernacle, social meeting at the home of Mrs. Sam BetLs, 023 East Division, 7:30 o'clock. The cemetery Association will meet in the council room of the city hall at 3 o'clock. All members are urged to attend. The Service Prayer Group, composed of mothers, wives, and friends of the men in the armed forces, will meet at the home of .Mrs. Edwin DosKclt, 120 West 16th street. An inspirational message will be brotlghl by Mrs. C. C. Collins, nnrl C. D. Owsly of Nome, Alaska will talk on his native country, FRIDAY-SATURDAY Double Feature Joan Edmond CARROLL O'BRIEN in "Obliging Young Lady Roy ROGERS "Garry" HAYES -in Red River Valley" ALSO 'Death Valley" Chapt. 9 «»»•£= A meeting of the P. T. A. Founders Diiy Committee will be held in the library nt the city hall, 2 o'clock. All members are requested to attend. "America pf (lie Future" Subject of Bay View Study Mrs. Gas Hayncs, president of the RIALTO NOW "Flying Wild" and "The Bride Came C. O. D." TAMBAY GOLD By SAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS Copyright, 1941. NBA Service Inc. Friday - Saturday Double Feature PUBLIC ENEMIES — and — "BORDER VIGILANTES rr TWO DEFENDERS CHAPTER XXVIII TT was then that Juddy laughed out loud. It was a queer spot for a laugh. Or was it? There was something sort of triumphant about that laugh. Mntirio Scars went crazy. "Good God! Juddy!" he yelled. His voice dropped to a snarl. "You dirty coward! You've got her there to save you hide." "That's a lie, Maurie Sears," I said. "Mom, loo!" Ho sort of gasped. But his thought was all for my pal. "You can't stay there," lie said, like a man praying. "You can't . . . my sweet. . . . Oliver, if you're a man you'll give her to me." Juddy said, "He can't. I won't go." Maurie whirled around to face the mob. It was inching 1 forward. "Men, there arc two ladies in here." "Let 'em get out. Nobody wants to harm the gals." Doc's voice snapped. "Keep back, there. No further!" "You can't hold them," Maurie warned him.. I said in Doc's ear, "Ask 'em for 10 minutes to confer on it." He passed it to Maurie, and Maurie put it to the crowd and reported back that they'd stand for five minutes; no more. Back in the darkness a voice was shouting, "Where's those fatwood torches?" I touched Old Swoby on the shoulder. "Take your coat and pants off," I told him. I shucked my clothes and got him into them. There was some hay in the corner to fill out the proper curves. Lucky I had on the old, floppy bonnet I usually wore around the camp. That would pretty well hide his face. I made him walk across the floor a couple of times to get the right gait. Then I called Dolf. He figured to be the best part of the disguise, being a famous figure in the locality, and everybody knowing he was my watchdog. While I was walking Swoby I outlined what ho had to do and prayed Goc he could do it. "It's simple," I said. "The only question is whether you've got the guts to carry it through." "Then I go," he said. "I'm afraid; yes. But I go." "Atta boy!" I patted his shoulder. "Wait till I speak my lines then walk out there like you wa in a hurry but not too much of a hurry. Beat it for the woods." * * * T OPENED the door and stuck out •*• my head with the bonnet on it <s OPENS FRIDAY All from Regular Stock $10 VALUES TO $15 Boxy, Swagger Styles! Zip-in Lining Coats! Opportunity not to be missed! All from regular stock sports coats at amazing clearance prices! Boxies, swaggers, reefers, wrap coats—coats with zip-in linings. Tweeds, plaids, shetlands, fleeces, coverts. Lots of reversibles too. Wide choice of colors. All sizes—10 to 20. Hurry! Ladies Specialty Shop The crowd gave me a hand. "It's Mom Baumcrl In person," 'Howdy, Mom." "Make mine a pork barbecue with cawfee." "Say it, Mom." "I suppose you birds are think* ng it's you that are getting me out of here. You couldn't get me >ut with a cable; I'd see you in icll first. But—well—you all <now my little skunk. I gave a yank on the leash and Dolf stuck lis nose out. "I reckon I'd better ake him out, as he's In a hurry. O. K. by you?" "Sure, Mom!" By the laugh I got I knew it was going all right. 'You get your big dogs out of the way." Those bloodhounds didn't fit into myplan at all. That struck them as good sense. They shut the hounds in the woodshed. I ducked back, handed the leash io Old Swoby, jammed the bonnet down over his ears, and gave him a shove. I figured that nobody in that bunch was going to interfere with a skunk who was in a hurry. Old Swoby was good. He waved his hand and scuttled for the nearest thicket. As he left the crowd heard the voice under the bonnet say, "Thanks, gents. Back in five minutes." Thai's what they thought they heard. Juddy and Doc nearly threw a fit. I never told 'em that I'd done a vaudeville turn as a ventriloquist when I was on the stage. It looked like everything was going to be O. K. Old Swoby would have time to reach the woods. The bloodhounds wouldn't be after him this time. But wasn't too easy in the old mine when I tried to figure what would happen when they found the game had slipped them. The moon backed into a cloud. I got the impression of a lot ol movement going on outside. The firing started up again. I let off the old pump-gun out the back window, by the way of warning From what I could make out Maurie Sears was doing his bes: to hold them. He called: "Mom! Juddy! Are you coming out?" Juddy didn't answer. Maurie was hurrying up and down, now trying to be everywhere at once There were scattering shots again I couldn't see him now. Somebody yelled, "My God! They've got Sears!" "Who did it?" "One of those rats in there." * * * '"PHE low mutter went through the crowd and got deeper anc savager, like nothing human. I went down my spine like dripping ce. I knew then it was life-and- eath now for Doc anyway, if they nought he fired the shot. A bunch of them came out of over and carried something toward the house. Doc opened the loor enough for a look-see. Nobody was coming our way. Doc ;aid, "Juddy!" She went over to him. "This may seem a queer time to say it. But I don't want you to ':hink that I cheated you." She put out her hands to him. 'Oh, Loren!" she said. Ho held out his arms. She came nto them as if she belonged there. But it wasn't what she expected. He swung her out through the door and barred it behind her. She turned and beat at the heavy ogs like a crazy thing until some young chaps ran up and dragged icr away. They looked to me like Wellivcr boys. O. K. We'd have some friends in the crowd when it came to a showdown. "I'd do the same to you if I were big enough," he said. Everything was so quiet outside we could hear them calling from bush to bush. "Is he dead?" "As good as. They got him through the lungs." ^Td hate to be the guy that did "That rat Oliver done it. I seen him draw a bead through the window." That was Bixie Groff. "Get the falwood. We'll burn him out and string him up." "Come on, fellas." That was Bixie again. "What the hell we doodlin' around for? Let's get him." "Shoot that guy, Doc," I said. "I'm holding my shots," he said. He kind of laughed. "Come over here and give me a kiss, Mom, and then get out of here. You're no use to me now." What I answered him didn't take much time. "Don't be vulgar, Mom," he said and laughed again. The torches began coming then, curving through the air and landing on all sides, but most of them short. One rolled under my window and I doused it with a pail o£ water. Another one, near the corner, I couldn't reach. Smoke began to come up. Those brave, bloodthirsty lynchers weren't taking any chances with their precious hides. They were possum hunters; burn 'em out and pop 'em down. The smoke was thickening when I heard the prettiest music that ever blessed my old ears. It was the police siren. Two cars came in on the high jump and four husky young cops tumbled out. (To Be Continued) What's Matter With Capital? Washington Undergoes Change in Wartime By JACK STINNETT WASHINGTON—Not in recent years certainly not since the last world war, has the question been so often asked: What's the matter with Washington? The question has nothing to do with world affairs. The "Washington" referred to is the city. The reason for the question is that the city is a mess. For more than a year, civil service and other government officials have been warning the District of Columbia about the prospective influx of federal workers. Newspapers and comentators have pointed to the inadequacies of housing, office space, traffic, welfare agencies, schools, hospitals and a dozen other things. But what is done about it all adds up to a big zero. The reason is that Congress rules the District and congressmen, for the most part aren't interested. The District committees in the House and Senate are considered the biggest headaches of any assignments and "District Day" in either branch of Congress (those days when matters pertaining to Washington are considered are marked on many congressman's calendars as holidays. As a partial solution for the housing situation, the District has opened a lefense housing agency that registers every available room-for-rent in the area and doles them out to incoming workers. The local newspapers gave this excellent support. The result as of present date, is that the agency has a listing of slightly more than 2,00( rooms—enough for two weeks at the present rate of new government hir- ings—and the well is running dry. As for office space—only by using the old Gen. Brehon B. Somervel method of building first and getting authorization later has the government been able to up its temporary building campaign to within a mile of physical requirements. The traffic and transportation problem would make a good volume in itself. Some idea of how critical it has become may be gleaned from the serious recommendation of Frederic A. Delano, national capital park and planning commissioner. The President's uncle recently suggested that no automobile (or taxi) be allowed in the mid-town area unless it carried three passengers. Similar suggestions for a solution to all of Washington's ills arc numerous. The District doesn't have an ache or pain that a dozen "medicos" don't rush to the bedside with suggested remedies—but there it ends. Most studenLs of the Washington scene attribute all this to the fact that District of Columbia residents have no vote. Perhaps that is true. Not Cricket — Or Is It? ATCHINSON, Kans.— (IP)— It might be there's something in a name. Grasshopper township was the first township in Atchison county to hd|jJ over its Red Cross goal. ' Miserable With A HEAD COLD? Just try 3-purpose Va-tro-nol up each nostril. It (1) shrinks swollen mem* branes, (2) soothes irritation, and (3) helps clear cold-clogged nasal passages. Follow the complete di- " "*l»* - . _ tections in folder. VA-TRQ-NOL Bay View Reading club, presided at the bi-monthly meeting held Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the home of Mrs. Claude Agee. Several items of business were dispensed with before the presentation of the program by Mrs. W. R. Hamilton. Informative facts were stated by the 16 members attending in answering the roll cull by the secretary, Mrs. Edwin Ward. After several introductory remarks on her theme, "The America of the Future," Mrs. Hamilton presented Dr. Etta E. Champlin, who discussed "Labor Problems in America." The subject of Mrs. Edwin Ward's address was "Planning for Post-War America." During the social hour the hostess assisted by Miss Phillips served a salad plate. Ross-Zuimvult Miss Helen Zumwalt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Zumwalt of Blevins, became the bride of Kenneth Ross of Mena, Saturday afternoon, January 31 at the home of the bride's parents in Blevins. The Reverend W. H. Slingley, pastor of the Blevins Baptist church, officiated at the single ring ceremony in the presence of members of the immediate families. The bride is a graduate of the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, and is home economics instructor at the Cove High school. Mr. Ross is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Ross of Cove and is graduate of the Altus Oklahoma Junior ,Co) r lege. Mr. and Mrs. Ross will make their home at Cove. Wednesday Club Members Have Weekly Games Mrs. A. M. Hutchenson was hostess to the Wednesday Contract club members Wednesday afternoon at her home on South Elm street. For the afternoon two tables were arranged in the living room for the members who enjoyed a number of spirited games. Mrs. E. O. Wingfield and Mrs. Helen McRac were the high scorers. The hostess served cake and coffee following the games. Large Attendance at Circle 4 W. S. C. S. Meeting Circle No. 4 of the Methodist church met Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Earl O'Neal, with Mrs. Garrett Story and Mrs. Geo. Brown co- hostesses. There were 19 members present and three guests, Mrs. Dorsey McRae, Mrs. Garrett Story, Jr., and Mrs. Lamar Cox. Two new members, Mrs. W. E. Jones and Mrs. Bridges, were introduced. Mrs. John P. Cox presented the program on "We Are Not Divided," with Mrs. C. C. Parker, Mrs. T. R. Bil- lingslcy, Mrs. R. T. White, Miss Dell QUALITY CONSTRUCTION The long wear, service, and neatness of Dickie's shirts and pants is being enjoyed by thousands and thousands of workers. In all fields of activity, from farmer to aviator, users have learned the true economy and wisdom of quality construction. In most cases Dickie's cost no more than ordinary work clothes; in the long run, far less. 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