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fft [if Stars Are essHeffy J It's fhe Influence of Hollywood, Broadway They Say tSf JOHN SELBY Wide World Arts Editor ,NEW YORK — The Metropolitan Opera's female canaries are less hefty „ these days, and the boys nnd girls a'- o lout town have decided on the rea- f $on. It's the influence of Broadway : and Hollywood, they say. In other words, "glamor" has entered the curious yellow brick building at Fortieth and Broadway which -always needs its face washed. Long research into the matter from every cranny of the auditorium, and some backstage, has proved to me that there is less fat per note than there cnee was. But I think the reasons are a little different. The Met, never noted for daring adventures in any department, is merely following the same trend the little stenographers in the subways follow. All \Vcmeu Smaller? The movies had something to do with it. But it is not true that all singers of the past wore circus tents for camisoles And anyway, all women have shrunk since the turn of the ; past wore circus tents for camisoles. And anyway, all women have shrunk since the turn of the century. People compare Lily Pons and Ernestine Schumann-Heink, who used to strain stage and other elevators into the late 'twenties. But Lily, Who makes a fetish of her figure, is a coloratura with a light voice, and Schumann-Heink was c contralto with a beefy voice. And an appetite. There is Rose Stevens nowadays— , probably tops for out and out good I figure and good looks at the Met. Miss Stevens is a mezzo, her voice is not particularly big, and she was born into the midst of the toast-and- orange-juice-for-breakfast era. Helen Jepson is another example often noted. Miss Jepson likes surf fishing and such. She has no excess poundage, but she is no will-o-the- Wisp either. Jar mila Novotna, the handtome Czech soprano, Is one singer who is just naturally thin. j Grace Moore was Hollywoodized, and still she is one of those good, firm figures able to stand against a brisk spring breeze. So is Anna Kaskas and so is Marita Farell, whose Micaela in Carmen is so appealing It Takes Heft But singers with huge, substantial voices simply always have had to carry a certain poundage, or they lose the voice. Kirsten Flagstad, who probably was the Met's No. 1 moneymaker since Caruso, looked well enough from the auditorium, but she was more than merely visible even when looked at sidewise. Helen Traubel, who is succeeding her, is not fat-but she is no tiny tot. HOPE STAR, HOPI, ARKANSAS ARMY VEHICLES 'WHITE-OUT' FOR WINTER MANEUVERS VVon/t Be Back Til1 !t 's Over Over There even Bidu has what someone calls , We "European figure," which is to say she does not have to suspend her skirts from her shoulders. Big voices come from big girls; little voices come from little girls. And when big girls try to make themselves little girls, their voices are likely to crack up. The proof was established more than a century ago. In those days there lived a great contralto who made her , sel falso a soprano. Her name was y., Jvtaria Malibran, and she was probably th all time. - But she weighed only around iuu fl pounds, she would never rest or re* Jax—and she died at 28. She then was famous, but very verv dead. wntora of the North Atlantic rrn I,- , -making -roles in the first A. E. 11:00. ink'. Sermon Knees." (>:•!.'> P. m.—Baptist Training Union. a. m.—Worship with preachSuhjecl: "On Bended " •"*•• Milady's Furs Go Honest Wartime Restrictions Chase Out Bad Influences Wlilc World Features MlNNEAPOLIS-Mihuly won't have to worry so much about the past of the big mid little hides Hint go to makeup her fur coat because war linn? restrictions have chased sonic of the bud influences out of the hide business. It's a long process to at least partly purify the miiterinl but Paul Highby, a inammalonisl for the Minnesota conservation dcpartihent, vouches for it. Highby says beaver hide thugs who used tu fly their loot into Canadlun channels or even direct to eastern fences have been put out of business because of government restrictions on private flying. Unofficial estimates are that racketeers, concentrating in the norlhlutul woods-lake, ureas, have taken as high as $1.1100.000 Unnually in beaver hides from Minnesota, the nation's lop producer. Besides the big woods fur rackets, recurring .smaller scandals develop over the rich fur trade. Just recently some pelt tags were stolen from tho state game and fish department. The luge, attached to illegally taken beaver hides worth several thousand dollars, were spotted in n minneapolis »-•»**" of Warfare." FIRST METHODIST CHURCH i-'. T. liiiiiKh, Pastor Sunday School at 9:'!5 n. m. Preaching at 10:55. Sermon Subject: "The Hymn Jesus Sang." Two group of young people meet at G:-l5j). m. at tho church. Evening service at 7:30 p. m. Sermon subject: "Jesus in a Life." Prescott News By HELEN HESTERLY Prescolt Boy Hurt in Crossing- Crush George L. Calhoun, 23. of Prescott, was injured critically Wednes- Telephone 163 SKI :• "' ' """ Mle was pro- •""", v.us injured critically Wednes- Dably the greatest woman singer of da y when a Rock Island freight train "~" I ripped through a bus killing G en- 10011'sted men in the Army Air Corps and injuring 25 other men. The accident occurred a half a mile west nPhia, is spending the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs Owen Wa ters. Miss Mildred Gulhrie ha.s joined tho mixed chorus of the University of Save that old automobile. In 50 years j it may be a pretty valuable heirloom. Automatic Water Heaters Harry W. Shiver Plumbing Repairs Phone 259 309 N. Main Enid, Oklahoma. The soldiers, based at the Enid Flying School were returning to their barracks. A light snow falling blinded the driver of the bus. Calhoun is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Calhoun of near Prescott. - -•— "«. i,« n_ wnivtrijsii.^' ui Arkansas. The chorus numbers HO voices, largest, single organization on trie campus. Calendar ORIANA AMENT BOYETT Tetcher of Music-Voice, Piano. ArNDrawing, Painting. Studio 608 South Maip Street Phone 318 W • NOTICE • Irie Ross is now employed by Keith's Barber Shop New Location on E. 3rd Next to Checkered Cafe Bring us your Sick WATCH! Speedy recovery guaranteed. Repair service very reasonable. PERKISON'S JEWELRY STORE 218 South Walnut r FINE WATCH AND JEWELRY REPAIR WATCH CRYSTALS 35c All Work Guaranteed Insurance Indemnities Muy Be Used for Loans Cotton crop insurance indemnities paid insured growers who suffer crop losses will be eligible for loans if cotton loans are available, Carter Harris, chairman of the Nevada county AAA committee announced. Upon proof of !ass the insured grower will be issued » certificate of indemnity, indicating the number of pounds of lint cotton due as the indemnity. The grower may gel a cash settlement or he may turn it over to the Commodity Credit Corporation lor a loan on the amount of cotton represented by the certificate, provided loans are authorized. Mrs. Ethel M. Btmis, Daughter of Governor Mcltae, Dies Friday Mrs. Ethel M. Bemis, widow of Horace- E. Bemis, railroad and sawmill operator, and daughter of the late Gov. Thomas C. McRae, died at her homo here Friday night. Until her last illness she was active in civic, church and social affairs and was well known for her many acts of charity. She is survived by her mother; a sister, Mrs. Mary Montgomery, and a brother, Thomas C. McRae, all of Prescott; four sons, Doug<<«, fhomas M., Hervey and Horace Oemis of Prescott, and three daughter,:, Mrs. Roger Smith of Waterloo, Mir. William Johnson of Malvern and Mrs. C. R. Prt-witt of Arkadelphia. Funeral services will be held here -unday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the first Presbyterian church by the Rev. «. D. Nolen. Society Ulnch Buchanan has returned lo his home in Des Moines. Iowa after visiting In,: father. W. K. Buchanan. Captain O. Q. Hirst of Sherman, lexas arrived Thursday night to join MY.;. Hi,s-t, W ho has been visiting triei'ils and relatives here. They will rei.iain ever the week-end. friends will be glad to know that Mrs. Charles Waters is doing nicely after an appedectoiny, Monday, in ;, t-aindt'ii hospital. Mis-. Kdi, :i Ruth Waters of Henderson State Teachers College, Arkadel- iUomlay The Missionary Socities of the First Methodist Church will meet at 2:30: Circle No. 1 with Mrs. Adam Guthrie. Circle No. 2 with Mrs. Hunter Ecott. Circle No. 3 with Mrs. J 0 <> Bailey. Circle No. 4 with Mrs. N. B Nelson. The Circles of the Woman's Auxiliary of the First Presbyterian Church will meet: Circle No. 1 with Mrs. Henry Moore. Circle No. 2 with Mr Hardy. R B At 7:00 p. m., the Board of Steward of the First Methodist church will meet at the church. Tuesday The Missionary Societies of the First Baptist Church will meet at the church at 10:00 ;,. m. Home Missions. FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Bible School at 10:00 a. m. Preaching Service and Communion: 11:00 a. m. Subject: "Are You a Gallileean Christian?" Christian Endeavor: G:30 p. m. Evening Service, 7:30 p m —Subject "What Time Is It?" Reverend George A. Wheeler will preach at both morning and evening services. - - —«• » c-*— Oil and Gas (Continued From Page One) Ry. rialit of way Tjf Sec. 2!l; all in Twp. 15 S., Rge. 23 West, 20.92 acres Royalty Deed: 1'1'J2 Int., dated 210-42, filed 2-26-42. R. H. Venable and wife to L. A. Grelling, Jr. W'/. of SW'/i of Sec. 14, and SE'/., of Sec" l r > all in Twp. 15 S., Rye. 24 West. Nevada County Friday, February 27, l(|.|2 Prepared liy Helen Hesterly i Assgn. O. & G. Lease. Filed 2-2042. Walter Keith et ux to M. E Wake| field, Sec. 2-11, Twp. 13, Rge 21 , Assgn. O. & G. Lease, filed 2-25-42 | H. H. McKen/ie el ux to Allantic Rei fining Company. The Rotary Club will the Broadway Hotel at meet at 12:00.'' The Wesleyan Guild of the First Methodist Church will meet at the homo of Mrs. Lee Lemmer- liirt at T:M>. Mr. Clarence Henry, Rotary tpenker, will talk on "Our World Neighbors," at the City Hall Auditorium at 8:00. Thursday The W. C. T. U. will meet at tho home of Mrs. Hunter Scott at Churches FIRST PRESHYTKRIAN CHURCH It. D. Nnlen, 1'aslor .Sunday School. 10:00 Morning Worship at 11:00 -Sermon ••.ubjcel: "How to Become A Christ- i'lii." . WI..T Worship, 5:,'!ll p. m,- Sermon Subject: "Wrestling with God." F;i!ST HAI'TIST ( HURCII lit. I'.. I': .1. Garrolt, I'astor m.—Sunday School. HCVEft. U£T THIS u SMO O. & G. Lease. Filed 2-2G-42, E L Smith et ux to Walter.Keith, NW NE Sec. 11, Twp. 13, Rgo. 21. O. & G. Lease, filed 2-2G-42 J T Vines et ux to S. H. Briant, S SW Sec] .M, Twp. 13, Rge. 23. O. & G. Lease. Filed 2-2.1-42. O. D. SE NW, Sec. 10, Twp. 14, Rfc'f...''^' 0-. & G. Lease. Filed 2-2K-42 Id; Arnott et a] to Mid-Continent Pet Co. N SW W NW, Sec. 3C-1, Twp 1213, Rge. 23. Royalty Deed. Filed 2-2G-42. Citizens National Bank to E. M McWilliams. SW, Sec. 34, Tw P . 12, Rge 23 O. & G. Lease. Filed 2-25-42. A B Can-ell el ;,l to B. M. Saunders. NW Sec. 10, Twp. 13, Rge. 22. O. &. G. Lease. Filed 2-2G-42 Geneva Johnson (o Walter Keith SW SW S E, Sec. 2, Twp. 3, Rge. 21. .„ ~ G ' L " ;ist '' Fik ' d 2-2(1-42. E M. Carter et ux to Walter Keith, SE .Sec. 11, iwp. 13, R,.e. 21. Mineral Deed. Filed 2-2G-42 Oti- Langs ton to M. M. McCluughan, O. & G. Lease. Filed 2-2G-42. R C Casey el ux to Gene Goff. SSE Sec M, Iwp. 14, Rge. 22. Warranty Deed. Filed 2-2G-42. H. A. ami et ux to L. A. Coynes. S NW S NW NW, Sec. 1, Twp. 13, Rge 23. Royalty Deed. Filed 2-2C-42. J W May et ux to Marcus Justiss. E SE Royalty Deed. Filed 2-2C-42. A. II Boswell el ux to Marcus Justiss, S NW NW NW W SW NW NE Sec 17 Twp. 14, Rge. 22. Mineral Deed. Filed 2-2G-42. Jack arrested. He implicated a suspended state game warden. But the latter was exonerated at a jury trial. But, big and litlle trappers go right along with their legal catches and marketing in a worthwhile and edven- turous effort centering on beaver and muskrats that last year netted cash running well beyond $1,000,000. Oil Menaces Bubble Baths America May Have to Get Used to Less Lather Wide World Features SAN FRANCISCO-There will be plenty of soap in wartime America, but you may have to get used to less- later and more scrubbing. There will be soap because an important by-product of its manufacture is glycerine—and glycerine is needed to make gunpowder and lo lubricate the recoil mechanism of the guns themselves. A government supply official has just told tho trade that "we're going to make soap if we have to dump Ihe surplus into the ocean." •' Bi^t -the ,uick lather, the rnild smoothness and such luxurious Institutions as the bubble bath depend upon the tropical coconut. B. W. Railey, soay company vice president, says his company has been getting all its coconut oil from Ihe | Philippines, while palm oil has come I from the Dutch East Indies and Know America's Planes BEECHCRAFT TRANSPORT An olr lorce Isn't all bomben and lighters. Ot equal Importance' are the olrcfa/l needed tor the swill Iranspoilolion of materiel and ptrS* sonnet. The ship shown above Illustrates the abijily ol [/. S. airplan* manufacturers (o provide tor these requirements. It is the BtechcraH C-4SA personnel transport, developed Irom a well-known commercial model. Note the twin tall structure and the retractable landing gtai. Power Is provided by Jacobs. Pratt & Whitney or Wright ettginti. Harrison in Hollywood By PAUL HARRISON, NEA Service Correspondent Sensational Swisher Twists to Top 21. Auto Owners (Continued From Page One) biles or trucks, for tho operation of which rubber tires or lubes are es- senlial. List B A passenger car used principally to provide one or more of the following transportation services: 1. Licensed jitney, taxi, or similar transportation service to the general public; 2. Transportation of persons to enable them lo render construclion or mechanical structural or highway maintenance and repair services; 3. Transportation of executives, engineers, technicians, and workers to j and from, or within, such of the following as are esential to the war effort:' power generation or transmis- j sion facilities, Iransporlalion or com- i municaiion facilities, or agricultural, I " ' ' , , extractive, industrial, military ov naval OFXOUR establishments; 4. Transportation on official business-of federal, state, or locul govern- I .Intnl. .employes engaged in the performance of government functions essential to the public health, safety, or Malaya. "There could be a distinct shortage of fats by the end of this year," Railey said. "We've already been required to earmark half our stocks of coconut oil for government use. "Without coconut oil we could still make soap but it would not be as good. The only soap that really lathers in hard water or in cold water is that made of coconut oil." Soaps for laundering and dishwashing would be affected by a coconut oil shortage as well as toilet soaps. Chief sufferer from inferior soaps would be the Middle West. There Ihe water is "hard"—that is, it contains dissolved mineral salts which impede lathering. Mind Your Manners Test your kuowledae o/ correct social 7is<i0p by answering the fol~ luwiny tiui'stlons, then checking against the authoritative answers below: 1. Should n woman encourage her maid to repeat gossip? 2. Should n woman encourage her maid to talk about her former employer? .'). Should a maid stand while receiving instructions from her employer? 4. Should a maid ever discuss with other;; anything which happens in the home in which sho works? 5. Should a maid be encouraged to enter into family discussions? What would you du if— Your child is rude to your maid- fa) Let her punish him? (b) Punish him yourself? (c) Blame the maid in front of him? Answers 1. No. 2. No. 3. Yes. «* 4. No. 5. No. Best "What Would You Do" solution — (b). Lhe war effort; 5. Transportation of produce and supplies lo and from the farm if an applicant operating such farm does nol own or possess a truck or other practical moans of transportation; G. Transportation of traveling sales- nen who are engaged in the sale of farm, extractive, or industrial equip- nent, foods or medical supplies, the distribulion of which is essential to the war effort; 7. Transportation of newspapers for wholesale delivery; provided, thai a jassenger automobile to be eligible under this paragraph must be used exclusively for one or more of Ihu jurposes in Ibis subseclion (a): b. Trucks used for any important JUrpose not included in List A. HOLLYWOOD - One nf the best inveslnK'tiLs ever made in the modern history of show business—ranking with Clmrlie Chaplin's 50-cent cane, Arthur Mnr.x's $8 hiirp. and Sally Rand's first set of rummuge-.snle fans —is the $3 Alma Ross spent for a hula lesson. For 10 years, from tho time that she herself was 10, Miss Ross studied lap dancing. She learned triples and spins and acrobatics and stair-dancing, bill, all she got out of it w,i.s a hoofing engagement the last time "Show Boat." was filmed. And then .her bit was chopped from the picture. The movie colony seemed to be swarming with lap dancers. Then one day early in I93fi Miss Ross heard about a call for a few Hawaiian dancers for "Hollywood Boulevard." That evening she paid an Hawaiian girl to teach her a hula routine, and the next day .she got a job. Customers Dodged It was no time at all on the set at Paramount thai Alma Ross was discovered to be sensationally assembled by nature for the undulating swish- ings of the grass skirl. Without moving her feet she could flip a hip so far and fast thi't. orchestra members find cabaret customers involuntarily dodged. She was downright gyroscopic defying not only Ihe limitations of anatomy but the laws of gravity. Fascinated persons would tiptoe onto the .sound slage lo stare at Ihe rniddle-swiveled marvel. Long before the picture Was released to a public Iliat founde it pretty dull—there he- ing little of the huluist in the final Mil—Miss Ross was on her way to London to fiance in the revue called "Stop Press." While there, .she also wriggled in a late floor show at Dorchester House, nnd by day ;;lie found time to toss her torso a bit in five English movies. An agent from Canes meanwhile had been silting around patiently with n contract, so, Miss Ross and he rhiiy ward-robe weiffi to the Casino for several weeks: Reluming to Hollywodo, she met Band Leader Louis Prima, whose jive rhythms had nothing in common wilh the island tunes to which she danced. Nevertheless, they were married rv, couple of months later, * Started Ou-n Show For a year, she just traveled with her husband. By this time 'Paramount regretted her capture by foreign agents, and now it offered her a long- term contract. Alma Ross came back'v appeared in a few college pictures, but mostly posed for leg art and oomphy fashions. So she quit, went to New York, nnd produced a new show at the Hurricane Club. Miss Ross is perhaps the firs" American who ever taught Hawaiian' {•iris how to do their own dances— or versions of them anyway. She also mowed the (jrass skirts a bit and introduced the use of luminous paint. ?oon the expected cycle of South Seas movies arrived, and she re'Cl turned to gyrate modestly in all those of Ihe past two years. Oddly, most of them have been Tahitian rather than Hawaiian, such as the current "Tullles of Tahiti." Miss Ross doesn't mind. Siic's still being paid off by thajL lucky ?3 investment. •* Tho plaintiff's attorney asked tin- woman to state her reason for hitting her hu.sband on the head with tho Piano stool. "I couldn't lift the piano, fiopo!" she countered. '* The California fisherman who netted a. 0000-pound shark should be sent out after some submarines. American History of Moderation . •*<••• .:;.".T-* ^ "THE COLONIAL _ ,., 1M ,.,,.,..^ QF LARGE FARMS , i® PLANTATIONS KAN THEIR _„., . WILLIAM PENN '5 '(, [REWERIES, BUILT IN 1863, I (JOINED HIS/MANOR HOU5E j •'•••"' ; ^-iit' TODAY, THE BEER INDUSTRY IS A BIG BUSINESS IN ARKANSAS! Twelve Arkansas public institutions benefit from the more than 81,000,000 in beer taxes paid to the Treasury every year! Crippled children, medical students, tuberculars, school children, and farmers are but a few of those whom beer taxes help to support. Arkansas taxpayers would have to dig deeper Into Iheir own pockets if beer were not legal! To protect these benefits to Arkansas, the beer industry works through this Committee with your low officers to CLEAN UP or CLOSE UP those very few beer retailers who do not run orderly; law abiding places, BREWERS & ARKANSAS BEER DISTRIBUTORS COMMITTEE . pi nf II » J. HUGH WHARTON STATE DIRECTOR 407 PYRAMID BUDQ urns ROCK, ARK

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