Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on February 24, 1942 · Page 2
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HOPE STAR, MOM, ARKANSAS p 3;•'.', . fescott News 6y HELEN HESTERLY Guard Organized Arkansas State Guard is being ized in Prescott this week. All frcon IS to 64 are asked to volun- their services for this means of Vilian defense. The guards will drill ' ; 1* a Vreek for an hour and a half. night will be the first meet- of the guard. It is hoped that a ! icfent number of men have regis- their services by that time. Of- of the guard are: Captain, C. . Munn; 1st Lieutenant, Charles Ijp ^Dundee, and Second Lieutenant, Dale ; , WilUsvi|le G'rls and Emmet i i Boys Win Count}- Titles „ Wilbsville girls and Emmet boys Vron in 'the Nevada county senior -tournament here Saturday. , WilhsyUle defeated Bodcaw, 31 to aj, and Emmet defeated Prescott, 43 to 31, in the finals. Other results follow: Cale gjrls 21), Prescott 9. /Emmet girls 42, Bluff City 17. WilhsviUe girls 41, Cale 21. Bodcaw girls 32, Emmet 28. Emmet boys- 53, Bluff City 34. v WillisvilIe boys 26, Lanehurg 24. ' Prescott boys 74, Cale 18. 'Bodcaw'. first round bye. Emmet boys 37, Bodcaw 26. Prescott boys 43, Willisville 31. Society «,, Mi', and Mrs. Frank Tuberville and |-/ A Mrs. Joe Boswell spent Sunday in < 1 Texarkana. ,> 1 M r . an d Mrs. S. R. Crawford have "V tis their guest, Mr. Crawford's daugh- vt'ter, Mi-s. C. S. Gooch of Memphis. *' % 'Mr. and Mrs. George Christopher ^"'left Saturday for a trip to points '^~ in Floi-ida. ^ i tyfr- and Mrs. Minor Warmack and |k' spn, Wallace, of McAllen, Texas are /"the guests of Mr. and Ms. Owen rt ^Waters. • Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Foster and , COLD DISCOMFORTS • At the first sign of a cold, make up your mind to avoid as much of the sniffling, sneezing, soreness and stuffy condition of your nostrils as possible. Insert Mentholatum In each nostr(l. Also rub It vigorously oh your chest.'Yotj'n be dellghtea With the way Uentholatum combats cold misery and helps restore comfort. Jars or tubes, 30o. MENTHOLATUM RADIOS - BATTERIES BICYCLES and AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLIES BOB ELMORE'S AUTQ SUPPLY Bob Elmore, Owner DUDLEY Flour & Feed Co, ON COTTON BOW Agents for International FERTILIZER We recommend that you buy your fertilizer now. As the ingredients in fertilizer are used in the manufacture of munitions, shells and bombs. Price subject to change without notice. FINE WATCH ANP JEWELRY REPAIR WATCH CRYSTALS 35c All Work Guaranteed KAY'S! WANT A PIANO? This Model Monthly, Drop us a card Tor Catalogs and full information. Quality makes by STEINWAY, HAOOORFP. CABLE, WURUTZER. K. Broad Ttxarfeana, Ark- Telephone 163 Watson Martin of Dallas, were Sunday guests of Mrs. Poster's mother in Willisville. Dr. and Mrs. J, B. Hesterly visited in Texarkana Sunday. Miss Theol Bulter had as her guest this week-end her sister, Miss Jessie Bulter of Hope. Dr. and Mrs. E. P. J. Garrott are spending this week in Batesville. Dr. Garrott will tench in the Baptist Pastor's School being held at Batesville Tuesday through Friday. Calendar Wednesday Sunday School Council of the First Presbyterian Church will meet at the church at 7:30. Subscribe to tile Hope Star now, delivered at your home in Prescott each afternoon. Mack Greyson, Tele- hon<J 307. Bandleader Hits the Top Makes Rainbow Room Within Thirty Months By RAY PEACOCK Wide World Features \Vrlfer NEW YORK-It takes 38 seconds for an elevator to \vhisk you 65 floors up to the Rainbow Room, which is pret- ty snappy time. It took Carmen Cav- nllaro and his orchestra 30 months to make the ascent, but that, friend, is really fast! Thirty months ago the slender, black-haired Carmen had no orchestra at all—just his piano nnd an idea that he could build up a different type of orchestra around that piano. But he never expected to hit the top so soon, and the rarefied nir of the supper club atop Rockefeller Center certainly represents tops, if only in the figurative sense. This brown-eyed. New York-born son of an Italian barber is only 28, and barely escaped being n child prodigy. At three. Cm-men began picking out tunes on a one-octave toy piano, ae- Leads Women Fliers to War Miss Cock ran Is Foremost American Woman Flier By ADELAIDE KERR Wide World Features Writer Jacqueline Cochran will lead the first contingent of American women flying behind the lines in Europe. She will select and head 25 crack women pilots who will ferry combmt planes from British factories to airfields. They will serve with the British 'Air Transport Auxiliary which is not part of the combat forces. As head of a group whose work will mark a new phase in American women's world war service, Miss Cochran is my nomination for the Woman of the Month. This will not be her first wartime wor%. 'Last June Miss Cochran, America's No. 1 woman flyer piloted a Lockheed Hudson Bomber across the North Atlantic to England—the first woman to do such a job. She has long felt that America's women fliers should serve as wartime ferry pilots and thus free men for active service. She will nominate the women pilots, accompany them to Canada for training courses and flight chgcks and (probably late in February) go ahead of them to England. They are considered a first unit and will probably be followed by others. Their job means handling the big Hurricanes and Spitfires—much heavier planes probably than most of them have flown before. About fifty British wom-en pilots are already ferrying such planes. Miss Cochran, now on a recruiting tour., if 10 cities, is interviewing only pilots-who have had at least 300 hours in the air. She spends hours on those interviews; explains blackouts, rations, hard work and long hours. She wants to make it plain that this is no "glamour job" and that once the worn- en have signed for 18 months' service ''they're in the army now." Thoroughly Feminine America's women air ace worki with terrific concentration and drive. Out of flying togs, though, she becomes thoroughly feminine. She is blonde and dark-eyed qnd loves pretty frocks. In private life she is the wife of Floyd Odium, former Wall Street financier who is now advisor to Donald Nelson, Director of the War Production Board. Jackie Coehran's climb from a beauty parlor job to world altitude records is one of the sagas of woman's advance. She was born in Pensacola, Fla., orphaned at four and taken to live with a family in Columbus, Ga. At 11 she was at work in a beauty shop and by the time she had reached her Jeens could set a wave with the best of them. Later she became 3 nurse, worked in the South, then moved on to >Nevy York and back to the beauty business. Nine years ago she learned to fly and got her pilot's license within >a three weeks' vacation. Since then she has chalked up records which have made her tops. In 1938 she won the Bencjix Transcontinental Air Derby and q 512,000 prize against a field of men. More Records. And . . . Right now she holds the international record for 2,000 kilometers, the women's national altitude record, the women's transcontinental record and a flock of others. Three times (1937, '38 and '39) she captured the Clifford Burke Harmon Trophy of the International League of Aviators—aviation's outstanding award. She is president of the Ninety-Nines, an international organization of women pilots. Besides this she runs her own cosmetics manufacturing business and flies all over the country on business trips. Add to that the ownership of u date ranch in California whose house she designed and constructed. At present the Odiums make headquarters in Washington, but in normal times runs both their luxurious New York apartment and their house in Stamford, Conn. She is extremely proud of being a good housekeeper. You might think that simetimes she would grow a little tired. She does. But she has an answer for that too. She keeps an oxygen tank at home, puts on an aviation mask, inhales fur half an hour and emerges "fresh as a daisy." What Would Cows Do For o Fly*$watter? BEGGS, Okla. ~(J?\— When one of hi.s cows, gave birth to a calf without a tail, Cornan Oulbwt, 17-year-old- 4-H flub member, had an idea. > He .suggested to County Agent Sewell G. Skelton that it might be profitable to breed stub-tajled dairy cattle so dairymen could avoid being switched in the face while milking. companying phonograph records. At five he was taking piano lessons. Prefers Clnssicnl Eleven solid years of practice tabbed Carmen for a career in music. But while he plays classical music by preference, the ready money seemed to be in popular music. "I entered Columbio but didn't stay long," he says. "I began playing free lance With several bands, including Vallee's. I got my first break from Al Kabelin (of the Cnsnding Chords). His arrangements were built around me and the piano, the announcements 'featuring Carmen.' "I was doing all right, but about two and a half years ago I formed my own litlte group. Wo opened iit the Hotel Statler in St. Louis," Carmen has been Irt the big league ever since. "It was at the Cnrelton hotel In Washington y/here we really gat aur first recognition," ho snys. "We opened there January 10 a yenr ago nnd played until May." Carmen's piano recordings of popular music are best sellers. He has made four albums (40 sides) of which "Dancing In the Dark" has been the most popular. These are played with a rhythm background—guitnr, bass iirid drums—and ore danceable. The band has grown to nine pieces. Soon lit- plays to expand to 14. His rhythmic, gciu-rnlly sweet. He avoids music, always accenting the piano, is swing. Originally "Carmelo," ho became "Carmen" for brevity's sake. He met his wife, ii blonde, level-headed Baltimore miss, ut n New York dance engagement. Their pretty, five-year-qkl daughter, Dolores, early shows talent as n dancer. But they don't want another Shirley Temple ttround tho premises. Won Many Decoriillons U. S. MnrincH were awarded 1GG8 decorations at the close of World war I and hundreds more after the Armistice. With tire rationing, the old gray man 1 is very likely to be what she used to be. Quick on the Draw — Mostly With Camera DARLINGTON, S. C. -WV- Sherifl( ; Chnrles A. Grinnell would as soon be caught without his gun and badge ns his high-speed camera, For the sheriff always backs up his evidence in a court cnso with an ample supply of photographs and many ( , times his pictures have solved irn- potrant crimes. Up lo two years ngo he hadn't operated »ny typo of photographic equipment. But today he uses high- speed und regulation news cameras ,*_ and develops and enlarges his own l -' prints. Wardrobes - By - The - Yard It's fun to plan your Spring Wardrobe "by-the-yard." It has many other advantages too. You may take your choice of a wide variety of fabrics, especially suited to your particular needs. You may choose from a multitude of patterns and spring shades in your selected fabric. Your own individuality and imagination is turned loose in planning the design. It's economical too ... just think, you can save up to Vi the cost of your dress by making it yourself. PRINTED SHANTUNG Featuring outstanding pattern work and unusual color combinations. Bold prints of large design, skillfully worked out in striking colors. The fabric itself, a lovely rayon spun. It is guaranteed washable. 98c HONEYCOMB A Cohn-Hall-Marx fabric of spun rayon. The interesting texture, for which it gets if name, is a very fine weave with a honeycomb-like effect. 'Featuring mono-tone prints in lovely spring shades. Guaranteed washable 98c VITALIN Rayon Linen developed by Cohn-Hall-Marx. A remarkable close duplication of pure linen—yet more practical. It washes beautifully and does not wrinkle. An ideal sports dress fabric in lovely new spring shades. 98c SILK JERSEY A lovely knitted silk jersey. Cohn-Hall-Marx developed it of acetate rayon. We recommend it for its draping qualities and workability. Black, Sand Tan, and Dawn Pink in solid colors only. 1.19 CAVARLY TWILL Cavalry twill is constructed of spun rayon and spun acetate rayon. Its finish is a diagnoal twill. An ideal fabric for suits and skirts because of its fine wearing qualities and texture. Sun Gold, Sky Blue, Dawn Pink, Sand Tan. SUN ELLA A Cohn-Hall-Marx fabric of spun rayon and spun acetate rayon. It's texture makes it a perfect sports dress fabric. Featuring large bold prints in beautiful spring colorings. A washable fabric. 79c ABC LA LA VOGUE A beautiful French Crepe Print. Absolutely guaranteed washable. Pattern work of unexcelled beauty in large bold patterns, pastels and small neat patterns. A complete selection of the newest spring shades. 69c SUAVA CREPE Always a favorite in our piece goods department. Cohn-Hall-Marx Suave Crepe is distinctively beautiful this spring. A variety of pattern treatment ranging from small neat patterns to large bold prints. Pastels as well as vivid new spring shades. 69c NOTIONS Buttons 10c Zippers 25c Emblems 15c Middy Braid lOc Ribbon 10c-25c Crochet Thread 8c Embroidery Thread.. 2 - 5c Snap Fasteners 5c Seam Binding ]5c Bias Tape lOc Rick Rack 5c - lOc Thread 5c Needles lOc PARADISE PRINTS A Cohn-Hall-Marx a I rayon crepe. A beautiful texture and exclusive print designs. Large bold patterns or sub- cluecj mono-tone effects. Guaranteed Washable 79c CANVASARI An acetate rayon sharkskin. An unusually fine grade of sharkskin, from which you may expect unusually fine weaving qualities. White, Tan, Dusty Rose, Linen Blue 79c PRINTED PIQUE An outstanding cotton fashion fabric this spring A fine grade of pique, featuring beautiful print work You can save more than ]/ 2 the cost of your dress by making it of this fabric yourself. ABC PERCALE ABC Percale is unexcelled for its beauty of pattern, fineness of texture, and wearing qualities. The very finest in cotton percale construction. Guaranteed fast color. A wide selection of patterns and spring colorings. 29c COTTON PRINTS A large table of these popular prints. Beautiful spring patterns and all guaranteed fast color. Cotton prints of this type are becoming scarce on the market, so buy now while the selection is complete. Also solid color broadcloths. We Give Eagle Stamps 59c SEERSUCKER One of the "most used" fabrics in ready-to-wear for spring Make it into sports dresses, two piece dresses, and skirts. Popular stripes and also an unusual printed seersucker. 59c MBRAY Thisf Showi cotton fabric is truly outstanding this spring. ; in the most popular spring shades. This laundress' dream, for it washes so beau- 49c The Leading Department Store Geo. W. Robison & Co. HOPE NASHVILLE !/-• c

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