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Wednesday, February 18,1942 HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS PAGE THREE SOCIETY o Daisy Dorothy Heard, Editor Telephone 768 Social Calendar Wednesday, February 18th Wednesday Contract Bridge club hjne of Mrs. Bcrdie Key, 2:30 o'clock. Thursday, February JDth All interested persons are invited to the meeting of the 'Service Pcnyer group, composed of wives, nrothers, and friends of men in the U. S. armed services, which will be held at the home of Mrs. E. S. Franklin, North Main street. Miss Beryl Henry will bring the in,, spirntional message. if O • 4 Mrs. Jim McKcnzie and Mrs. '] Olin Lewis will entertain friends •1 at bridge at the home of the latter, 2:30 o'clock. ed by Mrs. R. D. Franklin nnd Mrs. John Rlgdill. It was announced that the subject of the next meeting will be the use of gourds, with each member being requested to bring a gourd exhibit. During the afternoon the hostca« served cream puffs and tea to the 14 members attending. Woodman Circle Meets Monday The Hope Woodman Circle, Poplai Grove 196, met Monday night with a arge attendance. The state manager Tressie Goldslicker, discussed plans with the group for the state convention May 12 at El Dorado. Refreshments were served following the Business session. £, Friday, February 2()th 'fled Cross knitting classes will be resumed at the home of Mrs. W. H. Bourne nnd Mrs. Bernard O'Dwyer. Classes will be conducted in the morning and afternoon. Roy Stcplicnsim Is Hosiers To Tuesday Contract Club Potted azaleas adorned the entertaining rooms of the home of Mrs. Roy Stephonson Tuesday afternoon when she was hostess to the members of the Tuesday Contract bridge club. OCfil'r varieties of polled planls were noted in the glassed-in porch. For making the high score, Mrs. Syd McMatli received defense stamps. Proceeding the games, which began ut 3:30, the hostess served a delicious siiVjji and desert course with coffee. Program on Hoses Is Presented At Gardenia Garden Club Meeting "Mrs. C. C. Lewis and Mrs. C. V. Nunn were hostesses to the Gardenia Garden club members Tuesday aftcr- nc'^.i at the home of the former. After a brief business session, Mrs Arch Moore presented an .informative program on "Roses." She was assist- tffKfS QUICK By HENRY BELLAMANN KINGS ROW COPYRIGHT 1920 NEA SERVICE INC. Tim STOTlYt Schoolmate* In •nmlltown King* How are or- phnned I'nrrln Mitchell, dpn])cr- nlrlr 111 nttfr overnccr fntlier of rhllilhooil imeHhpnri llen<><- lient* her, wlildkn her nwnyt "nil Iioy" Drnkc McHughi (omljoy Unruly Monnfclmni hrnnUfn! CnRMnndrn Tow* r whiifto doctor f nth or, town myiUcry, tnkcn licr out at xcliool nflrr jioclnl nntih from Cordon*! I.oillno ({onion, lending pliynlclnn'fl iliiiiKhlcr) hnlf-tvU Bonny Sinner, brunt of whoollioy Joke*. Other rhnrnrtcrnt Mndnmc von Kin, French fcrnmlmother of Pnrrln Yrhom fin mlorcfff ftiirfccon I)r. Gordon, whom 1'nrrl* fenrivi loirycr Miss Edith Harper and Mr. Hale Arc Mnrrlcd on Valentine's Day Mr. mid Mrs. J. W. Harper announce Die mm-Hage of their dmighlor, Edith, to Kelly Hale of Malvcrn. The wedding was solemnized Saturday, February 14 in the home of the officiating minister, the Reverend Kenneth L. Spore, pastor of the First Methodist church of Hope. The couple are temporarily at home at 320 North Hcrvey. Wilson-Wolib Mrs. P. J. Webb announces the marriage of her daughter, Dora Elizabeth, to Russel Wilson, Friday, February G at the home of the Rev. Copeland, the officiating minister. The bride is a graduate of Washington high school and is employed at the Southwestern Proving Ground. Mr. Wilson, who is a graduate of Arkadclphia high school is also employed at the Proving Ground in Hope, where the couple will make their home. FULMER GREEN'S GANG CHAPTER VII JJENEE was gone. Ho knew he , would never see her again. Ho felt his stomach shake, but his eyes were quite dry. "What time is it?" TcY3-purpoB»Va-tro-nol. It (1) shrinks st.Mlen membranes, (2) soothes irritation, (3) relieves transient nasal congestion ... And brings great- x er breathing comfort. ICI« You'll like itl Follow • l ' 1 directions in folder. VA-TRO'HOL 01 a, RIALTO Now and Thurs. Double Feature " Bowery Blitzkrieg and "Married Bachelor // Personal Mention Tommy Earl departed this week for his home in New Orleans. For the past several months he has made his home in the city, while working at the 'Southwestern Proving Ground. -O- Miss Mary Louise Keith and her house Ruo.st, Miss Frances McKay of Muskogcc, Okla,. spent Tuesday in Shrevcporl. , —O— Mrs. George Newborn, Jr., and son, Benjamin, arc visiting relatives in Little Rock. -O- Mrs. Buford Poo was a Tuesday visitor in Hot Springs. -O- j Mrs. G. F. Sills of Granville, Tonn., and Mrs. W. J. Travis of Knoxvillc, Tenn., were overnight guests Tuesday of Mrs. E. W. Johnson (Claudia Coop) at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Coop. The three departed Wednesday for Long Beach, Calif., to join their husbands, who are stationed there with the naval reserves. don't know, child. Almost seven, I suppose." "I mean— no, no — I mean what time this week?" "Oh— it's Sunday." "Goodness! Why, I got sick last Tuesday, didn't I?" "Longer than that, dear. It's the middle of August." "The — middle — of — August?" He whispered the words. "Have I been—" "You've been unconscious for weeks, Parris. You see now how very sick you have been, and how careful you'll have to bo." He was silent for a lew minutes. He turned his head very slowly on the pillow and looked out of the window. "When — when did she go away?" "What? Oh! The Gyllinsons left just the day after you took sick." "Where did they go?" "I don't know, dear. I don't think Svcn told anyone." His convalescence was slow and tedious. Gradually he learned to take a few steps, and then to walk without leaning on Anna. It was a long time before he could bring himself to so much as look toward the Gyllinson cottage. * * * "T GUESS Uncle Henry could •*-hitch up and take me to school next week, couldn't he?" Parris asked the question a bit diffidently one morning at breakfast. "You're not going to school this "Oh, dear. I don't knovA— " "I'll arrange at Aberdeen College to get a nice young man to come here and hear your lessons. Of course you can go on with your piano lessons if you want to." * * * |"T was not until Thurston St. *• George called on his grandmother one warm afternoon that Parris learned, from their conversation, the nature of his illness. "So this is your grandson!" Massive Mr. St. George affected surprise. "I'd never have known you, boy. Been sick, I hear." "Yes sir." "What's the matter?" Madame interrupted hastily. "It seems to have been a spell of — brain fever." "Hmm. That's not so good. Been studying too hard, sonny?" "I— I don't think so, sir." "Parris, ask Anna to make some lemonade." The talk had run to other matters when he returned with glasses and a pitcher making a pleasant tinkle of ice. "By the way, Marie," Mr. St. George was saying, "I hear you've lost your overseer. Know old Tom Carr?" "Oh, yes. Big bushy head of white hair? I've seen him." Blevins "Believe he'd be a good man for you," year, Parris." "Wha-at?" His eyes opened " ,tTH EATERS • SAENGER \,id. & Thurs. "Sinilin 1 Thru" Fri.-Sat.-"Mountain Moonlight" and "Stagecoach Buckaroo" Sun.-Mon.-'They Died With Their Boots On" Tuesday-"Citi7.cn Kane" RIALTO Matinee Daily Tues.-Wed.-THurs.—"Bowery Blitzkrieg" and "Married Bachelor" Fri.-Sat.-"South of Pago Pago" •'-* and "Singing Hills" Sun.-Mon.-"Never Get Rich" • Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment! Mr. and Mrs. Harry Smith are visiting relatives in Carruthcrsville, Mo., and Gillette, Ark. Miss Alene Campbell of Dallas was the week-end guest of her cousin, Mrs. Lloyd Coop, and Mr. Coop. -O- Mrs. Delbcrt Case of Little Rock is the guest of the W. M. Ramseys this week. With Mr. Case, Mrs. Case will leave this week-end for their new home in a Delaware point. -O- Mrs. Violet Johnson of Texarkana was the Tuesday guest of Mrs. E. W. Johnson. —O— Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Jones and daughter of Pittsburg, Pa., are visiting relatives in the city. very wide with astonishment. "You won't be strong enough to start next week, and I have decided to get a tutor for you this winter. You can study at home." "Oh, goodness." The tone of his voice dropped a little. "Besides," Madame continued, "you need study in German and French that you don't get at school." "Well, I might talk to him." "Tell you what. I'm riding out that way tomorrow. I'll send him around. I'd like to see him get a good place. Surely you remember the Carrs!" "Don't recall them, Thurston." "They came here from New York state. Had some money. Started oft in big style—horses, carriage, everything. He tried trading in real estate. Lost it all. Wife went crazy—she's been in the asylum here twice, but he keeps her at home now and looks after her himself. He's a good man." "Um—send him to sec me." * * * rjTHE fires of Indian summer burned on every hill, and the nostalgic odors of autumn filled the air. It was the most stirring of all seasons in this region. One warmish day a crowd of boys swarmed down the hill after school, shouting the relief of their escape from the stuffy classrooms. It was Fulmer Green's "gang." The boys swooped down the hill and passed through the tiny streets of Jinktown. "Looky!" Fulmer Green pointed to the blue cottage at the end of the street. "That's where ol" crazy Ben lives." He picked up a rock and threw it in a long easy curve. It landed with a loud thump on the rotten shingles, "C'mon, let 'em have soma more." A shower o£ rocks clattered on the low roof, making the splinters of dry wood fly in every direction. Mrs. Singer came out on the front step. "Get on with you! You're going to hurt somebody first thing you know." The boys did not answer. They grinned and shuffled a shade uneasily. Mrs, Singer went into the house and closed the door. A heavy clod shattered against the panels, and yells of laughtes- greeted Fulmer Green's daring and spirited answer. "C'mon," he commanded, looking back at the house as they passed. "Who does she think she is, anyhow? Crazy, that's what she is. People like that ain't got no business livin,' round Kings Row, nohow." One of the bolder boys sent another rock banging against the side of the house. Mrs. Singer appeared once more. "Go on, now," she called. "You quit that, or I'll have the law on you." Fulmer stood in the road facing her squarely. "Aw, you shut up," he said. A hail of stones fell on and around the house. A few windowpanes shattered with loud crashes. At that moment Benny, returning from a neighbor's, ran down the road and yelled at the top of his voice, "Stop that, stop throwin' rocks at our house, you dirty ol'— dirty ol' snoozers, you!" The stones whizzed so close to his head he had to dodge. He ran quickly around the house and reappeared with an old rusty pitchfork. Holding it ahead of him, he charged straight at his tormen- Mr. and Mrs. Max Meyers and Mrs. Herbert Keltz left Wednesday for their homes in Clinton, Ind. They have made their home in Blevins for the past three months. Mr. and Mrs. Perry Evans of Little Rock were visitors in Blevins Saturday morning. Miss Mary Agnes Evans, music teacher in Blevins High School, accompanied them home for a short visit before leaving for Washington D. C. where she has accepted a government appointment. Mrs. William Mucnster and son, Steve, of Luling, Texas are guests of Mrs. Muenstcr's parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Stephens, Mrs. Ruth Cox is spending this week-end in Texarkana as guest ol her daughter, Mrs. Morris Lumpkin, Miss Mary Grant of Washington D C. has been the guest of her mother, Mrs. Rose Grant, this week. •» • »' Battleship Launched Far Ahead Schedule PORTSMOUTH, Va. —(/P)— The Battleship Alabama, her grim gray greatness dwarfing the workers, plunged Monday from the Norfork Naval Yard building ways into the waters of the Elizabeth River, nine months ahead of schedule. Secretary Knox hailed the launching of the 35,000-ton warship as the end of defense and the beginning of a war era. WOM/S ,l«MST mil* Swans were regarded as royal birds in early England, and only persons of high station were allowed to own them. FINE WATCH AND JEWELRY REPAIR WATCH CRYSTALS 35c AH Work Guaranteed KAY'S tors. A week later Drake McHugh came to see Parris after school. "Did you hear about Benny Singer?" "No, what?" "He had a kind of fight over there in Jinktown with Fulmer Green's gang. They rocked Benny's house and he got after 'em with a pitchfork." "Goodness, I never saw Benny fight, did you?" "No, hut he went for 'em that time. Fulmer told his daddy, and they had Benny arrested." "Sure enough? Did they put him in jail?" "Just one night. Mr. Green said he ought to be sent to a reform school, but Colonel Skefflngton J was on Benny's side—he got him off. But they bound Benny's mother over to keep the peace." "Fulmer Green is kind of lowdown, I think, don't you?" "Sure he is. He's a stinker." (To Be Continued) ^V^/ a—Woven check sheer Enka rayon, white organdy iabot. Navy, blue, white, green. 16-44 14'/j-221/i. $7.98 b—Apple blossom print Ncllctta sheer (Enka rovon). Navy, brown, black— 14-44, 16l/ 2 -22V2. $5.98 c —Shadow dor sheer rayon in navy, sky blue, black. 14-44, 141/2-201/,. $10.98 d—Print Rayon Crcpo in blue, red, clover green. 14-44, 161/2-221/7. $5.98 CREPE RAYONS Edson in Washington Nelson Stands Solid With Investigators WASHINGTON — Before anyone® For hours a picket walked up and down a busy strct earring a sign that was absolutely blank. Asked what was the big idea, he replied, "I'm looking for a sponsor." A new development by the Forest Service, known as a "haze-cutter," had a chance to say, "My! Maybe this man Donald Nelson would be a good candidate for President in 1944!" Nelson himself has spiked such possibilities. Whether he did it consciously, the fact remains that in his in- tial 1942 appearance before Senator Truman's Commttee Investigating National Defense, Nelson, as head of the new War Production Board, declared flatly, "I'm not interested in politics. It's a business you must learn from childhood." A few moments later, Senator Ralph O. Brcwster of Dexter, Maine, tried to summarize what Nelson's own attitude to his job might be in assuming full responsibility for production during the war period. "In other words," said Brewstcr, "y° u are ready to be the goat." "I'm ready to be the goat," Nelson repealed after him and then added that on this job, "I have everything to lose and nothing to gain." And thus Washington's newest po- sccms to have for him now. There are plenty of Washington politicos who question whether Nelson has any more authority or power than Knudsen had under the old OPM. After all, it's the Army and Navy who are actually going to let the contracts just as they've always done. But Nelson, through his ability to win confidence, and with that confidence win co-operation, may have what it takes to put over this war production ef- lort. Nelson's ability to meet an issue nore, than half way—his ability to walk right up to a controversial ques- .ion and wrestle with it before it has a chance to sneak up behind his desk and throw him—was clearly demonstrated in his first appearance before the Truman Committee. This committee was all set to raise hob fire lookouts. P t improfes sight conditions for forest itical ghost c , icc , a . borningi just .- 1S a few people in the capital were beginning to comment on how strange t would be if President Roosevelt, n making Nelson head of war pro- luetion, had created a future po- itical opponent. A Non-l)uckur This forthrightncss of Nelson's it 'acing issues squarely and doing some hint! about them before they are sur- •nundcd with gossip is one of the •.lan's most admirable characteristics Ic doesn't duck questions. He looks he person he's talking to square!} n the eyes and he gives slraighl- orward, honest, non-evasive answers. When he doesn't know the answer, he says so frankly or admits IIL lasn't had time to think it through These attributes of simple honest} liave won for Nelson the confidence which everyone in the govcrnmen CHOICE OF MILLIONS sijSUOSEPH 1 ASPIRIN WORLD'S LARGEST SELLER AT NOW — and Thursday The NEW "Smilin' Through" set to music and swept with the glory of color. You'll melt in the glow of this story of a modern girl's fight for the right to love the man of her choice! JEANETTE MacDONALD BRIAN AHERNE — in — SMILIN THROUGH IN TECHNICOLOR with GENE RAYMOND IAN HUNTER Directed by FRANK BORZAGE Based on the Ploy by JANE COWL and JANE MURFIN Ouachita Choir Here on Sunday Service to Open at 10:50; Concert Runs 45 Minutes The Ouachita college Symphonic Choir will be in Hope next Sunday morning, singing at First Baptist church preliminary to embarking on Is annual national tour. The service opens at 10:50 and the concert by the choir will begin about 11:10 and continue for 40 minutes. The choir is conducted by C. S. White, a senior student, and is under the supervision of Miss Thelma Batson, head of the Voice Department at the Ouachita college. For the last several years this choir has been receiving national re- ahout the 300 dollar-a-ycar men and | cognition, appearing at conventions, the 400 "woes"—the "without compensation" consultants in the war production organization. The committee investigators hud been digging on the past records of these big shots temporarily working for the government, and letters had gone out asking for data on the war contracts now held by the corporations these dollar-a- year and woe men held stock in or were employed by. Furthermore, the Truman Committee's report of Jan. 15 had some blistering comments on this subject, expressing opposition to "a policy of taking free services from persons with axes to grind." Knowing these things, one of Nelson's first moves was to ask Senator Truman for permission to testify on his policy in hiring dollar-a- year men and woes. The committee complied and Nelson walked right up to the dragon and slew it. The result is there won't be any expose of potential misdeeds these big business conferences ad large religious gatherings in all parts of the country. In announcing the coming to First Baptist Church of the choir, the pastor, the Rev. W. R. Hamilton, said "The public is invited. Of course no admission will be charged, but a free will offering will be received." The average production record in the Jargcr Hollywood studious is three minutes of finished film in an eight hour day. Sinclair Products Lead In Value Wholesaled and Distributed in Hemp-^gathering system and it is by this pipeline that the major portion tjf Sinclair crude is brought to their 12 great refineries in the United States. Savings effected through this cheap transportation and their strategically located refineries are passed on to the consumer in the form of higher Sinclair Refining company products j quality products at no increase in stead, Nevada and Lafayette Counties by Claude Nunn, local Sinclair agent, Sinclair H. C. Gasoline, Sinclair Opaline and Pennsylvania Motor Oils arc among the nation's most popular Pc.trolcum Products. are among the most widely used in America. That they are among the best is shown by the fact that over 1,500,000 automobiles in America are driven with Sinclair gasoline each day; that 150 American railroads, whose engines travel 120,000,000 locomotive miles each year, are Sinclair lubricated throughout; that gasoline and lubricants for American Airlines whose planes fly 400,000 miles on scheduled flights each day are supplied with Sinclair. The answer is that the Sinclair Refining company has certain advantages which few other oil companies possess. The Sinclair pipeline system, for example—the cheapest mode of oil transportation—is the longest in the world. It embraces 7,000 miles of trunk liuey as well as an extensive price. Sinclair Pennsylvania Motor oil, for example, is made exclusively from Bradford Alcgheny crude which is the highest quality and most expensive of all Pennsylvania crudes. These are some of the reasons why Sinclair gasoline and motor oils are products of unusual quality and if you are not already familiar with them, U'y them at a Sinclair dealer station, all of which are identified by the Sinclair H.-C. sign, and see for yourself. Mr. Nunn acts as agent for Sinclair products, owns his own equipment employs his own personnel and is justly regarded as a local business maai. He takes this opportunity to express appreciation for your past business and to invite your continued patronage in the future. Adv. men might be committing behind Uncle Sam's back. Not for some months, anyway. While the committee differed with Nelson on his policy, it was all done in the best of spirit and in the ed the committee told the war productio boss to go ahead and do the job the way he thought t should be done. They'd back him up Opposes Biff Profits On the question of what to do about excess profits of war contractors, Nelson has equally frank theories, and he meets congressional committci. queries on this point with simple statements that while no manufacturer is entitled to unconscionable profits, every manufacturer and cvcr> workman is entitled to fair profits Where there is undue profit—anc there will be some in a lot of this war production on which there is no experience to base costs—then the contract will simply be renegotiated to reduce the profits. Today—a busy woman's best friend could well be her casual "wear-everywhere" rayon crepe! Nelly Don oH^rs four attractive ones for spring —suavely cut to flatter a woman's figure . . . expensively detailed to delight her most discerning taste! JUST TRY ONE ON! BAHAMA Too Late to Classify Notice TO THE PARTY FINDING OR holding ladies large brown woolen purse belonging to Mrs. W. I. Slroud Washington. Will be rewarded all of the currency this bag contains. If you will return this bag to Hope Star or call 15 Washington, Ark. You will not be questioned. This bag contains several papers that business transactions can not be completed with out them. Valuable keys, fountain pen, bank book. 1 check for ?18 made payable to A. N. SU-oud. Mrs. W. I. Stroud. Washington. 18-4tc c> Sandy, Warm, New Neutrals You'll Love! The Leading Department Store and 5.95 "* Sailing into fashion, a gorgeous i color to add new costume interest / to black, blue, brown, rust! Nonchalant "WALLED TOE" PUMPS (both also in Rust, the lo-heeler also in Utility Blue.) We Give Eagle Stamps Geo. W. Robison 6- Co. HOPE NASHVILLE

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