Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on March 12, 1942 · Page 3
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r f TY o Daisy Dorothy Heard, Editor •—• -. Social Calendar Telephone 768 •n u,,' MBrcl1 121h The High School P. T A will meet at the school, 4 o'clock. B Brasher will present nn interest- The Azalen Garden club will meet nt the home of Mrs. Basil York, 0:30 o'clock. 4 Friday, March IIHh ,..» A silver (en is being given by the members of the Friday Music club »t the homo of Mrs. Garrott Story 422 West 2ml street, for the benefit of the Federation. Guests have been invited to a. 11 between ip^thc hours of 3:30 and 5:30 o'clock. Mrs. Bert Keith will have the meeting of the Service Prayer Group at her home, 3 o'clock. 50 Volumes Smircd l> v I). A R ni ;>»k Itevlt-w Wednesday The John Cain chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented Mrs, R. E . Jackson in n book review at the city hull Wednesday afternoon. fl> M ','u J ' G ' Mi "'l i ndale, regent, open- Ml the meeting mid announced the singing of the national anthem and n pledge to the flag. On introducing the speaker for the afternoon, Mrs. Marllndale stated the purpose of the program was to sc- ,0irc books for soldiers. The audience Desponded by bringing '47 good vol- umncs and contributing enough money for 3 additional books. Mrs. Jackson, who is well known to local audiences, discussed the book . This Is the Victory" by Wcather- * cad, a Methodist minister of London, England. In her clear, delightful style she brought to the group the helpful message intended for all people during this critical period. A ^ tl Y; tllos ° of (hc P ro 8 r ani, Mrs. ; '. M. Houston made an appeal for "lowing machines for the Red Cross room being established in the Elks hall. Bi-Mnnthly Games Enjoyed hy Tuesday Contract Clul) Members '--' Mrs. R. V. Herndon, Sr., was hostess to the members of the Tuesday Contract bridge club at her home Tuesday afternoon. In addition to the regular club members, Mrs. Tom Kinser and Mrs. A. B. Spraggins were Following the games prizes were awarded Mrs. Kinser and the club high scorers. The hostess served a delicious salad and sandwich course with coffee during the afternoon. . For floral decorations she chose yel- • -low jonquils in modern arrangements. No Knitting Classes Will Be Held Friday Mrs. Bernard O'Dwyer announced Thursday that the regular Red Cross j- knitting classes will riot be "held this 1 "Friday. The Red Cross is especially anxious to have all knitted sweaters, sox, helmets, and shawls returned by Friday, March 20. These must be sent .in before the new yarn shipment will v.bo distributed. Each knitter is urged to search the closet and cupboard for these articles. Some knitters have not reported their progress In months. If you have «n nrtice that needs finishing, bring M A'£ Rod Cross headquarters (Mrs. O'Dwyers) where experienced knitters will be glad to finish it. y°" Put a sweater aside because the directions became too complicated, call a member of the Red t-ross committee for assislancel mil please communicate with hoad- ciunrtcrs immcdialcly-a request from me Hempstoad county Red Cross. Personal Mention Miss Mamie Twitcholl is a visitor to Little Rock Thursday. —O— Mrs. W. R. Herndon motored to Hot Springs Thursday to sec the races From there she will go to Malvcrn, where she will be among (he guests at a scries of parties. John Cotrcll left this week for his home in Little Rock after residing in the city for the past several months. —O— Dick Kotch and George Peck were Wednesday visitors in Hot Springs. We,theWomen Think, Parents, Before Giving Invitation for "The Duration" By RUTH MILLETT Before they impulsively invite young married daughter to come horm and live with them for the duration parents ought to look ahead a bi and sec if it really would be a good thing for everybody concerned. It might not be a bad idea for them to ask themselves these questions: If we offer her a home will Mary lust sit down and let us take care of icr—instead of feeling responsible foi •standing on her own two feet? If "the duration" turns out to be several years, will we wish we hadn't >een quite so eager to get our daugh- er back under our roof? Parents vho know their children's dispositions and weaknesses ought to be better nble than anyone else to answer that. Do we like and approve of Mary's lusband—and, if not, can we pretend o? If they don't like him, and show it. here's bound to be trouble somc- vhere, either between Mary and her arcnts or between Mary and her uisband. Many Problems Confront Parents Will we refrain from spoiling Mary, either by suggesting that in the past .'.he has been over-worked and under- appreciated or by giving her gifts her husband couldn't give her even in his pre-army days? Will we forego the temptation to offer her advice on matters that concern no one but her afnd her husband —such as whether or not she should go to visit him at his camp? Will we remember that Mary is a Our Greatest Shortage Harrison in Hollywood •r PAUL HARRISON, NEA Service Correspondent Success Also Succeeds in Gal-Getting HOLLYWOOD - On what happen-© to be his eigth wedding anniversary he other day, Robert Cummings lalk- d about love and romance. Nothing intimate, of course. In fnct, wouldn't have known about the an-' iversary except that lie was pacing round "The Saboteur" set trying o find out whether he'd have to vork that night. Some friends had TO EASE MISERY OF CHILD'S C01D RUB ON WICKS >¥VAPORUB RIALTO NOW "You're in the Army Now" and "Foreign Correspondent" Friday & Saturday Double Feature "WILD BILL HICKOK RIDES" and PHANTOM COWBOY" grown woman and so let her live her life as she sees fit? Parents may think that it is a lot of nonsense to consider all of those angles when it is their own daughter they are inviting to live with them. But, it is wise to think a while before extending an invitation that is as indefinite as "for the duration." "Dimouts" instead fo blackouts have been recommended by lighting engineers. Enemy pilots would sec only a confusing checkerboard of faint illumination in which all strategic land marks would be blotted out. •t the THEATERS •SAENGER Wed.-Thurs.-"Swamp Water" Fri.-Sat.-"Secrets of the Wasteland" and "Two Latins From Manhattan" : Sun.-Mon.-Tues. "How Green Was My Valley" KIALTO Matinee Daily Tues,-Wed.-Thurs.-"In the Army Now" and "Foreign Correspondent." Fri.-Sat.-"Wild Bill Hickok Rides" and "Phantom Cowboy" Sun.-Mou."Dangcrously She Lives" • Motion Pictures Are Your •> Best Entertainment! SAENGER NOW 'Swamp Water' with Walter Walter BRENNAN HOUSTON Friday & Saturday Double Feature //I 'Secrets of the Wasteland — and — Two Latins From Manhattan' — r3 ..,, Mui 4l i_ ,n *v:iiua null lanncd a pretty fancy surprise party or the Cummingses, and Bob had got wind of it, and now he was afraid he'd have to surprise them by not being able to attend. The love-and-romance..,. discussion involved the star's professional career, and it started from a mild argument we were having over whether an actor—any actor, even Wallace Bcery-woulcl be regarded by the fans as a successful amorist if he were repeatedly shown in romantic situations. Cummings said he would; thai after the public had watched him win a few glamor gals it woulu admit he must have some sort of fascinating masculine magnetism, Four-Year Stymie Bob went on to cite his own case as an example. In spite of a variety of dashing, virile but loveless roles during his first four years in Hollywood he made little progress. As soon as he began getting the girls, his fortunes zoomed. There's no argument about Cummings' eligibility as a sigh-and-palpitation specialist. But this obvious destiny was delayed by the manner of his start in Hollywood: The young man from Joplin, Mo., crashed Broadway and the movies under an elaborate masquerade as a brilliant British stage prodigy. Even after his bluff was dropped the idea persisted lac was especially suited to heavy drama. As a result, he became typed as a hcros' sidekick who usually gave up liis life for his friend, and who always gave up the girl. Once in a while he was permitted to fade out of a picture hand-in-hand with some minor-role cutie. but such events were nothing to supercharge blood pressure. anybody's The time came when Cummings decided to play romantic parts or none at all. Sonjii Did It The turning point camo wllen hc went out to 20th-Fox in 1939 and wooed, won and clinched with Sonja Hcnic in "Everything Happens at Night. At Universal, there wasn't much clinching in ried out romantic conquests, and in "Saboteur" he is enviably accompanied by Priscilla Lane on a long villain chase. So here's the proof. Cummings now is just about the busiest leading actor in town. He's getting top billing, and he also is getting many, many letters frmo feminine fans. As follows: "Dear Bob—I am 15 years old and in high school and considered quite attractive by certain fellows, only I don't care much what they think. I think you are a wonderful actor and I see all your pictures and I would like to know if you like red hair and hazel eyes which is what I've got. Please send me youi photo." Not Going to Pan Bad Movies Who Ever Heard of Unity Between Critics, Producers? By GEORGE TUCKER NEW YORK - This is the silliest thing I ever heard of. A movie columnist who is widely syndicated says he isn't going to pan any bad movies or bad acting until the war is over. "I think this is the time for unity," he explains. Unity between critics and producers? What sort of double talk is this? Suppose book reviewers, music critics, drama critics, prize-fight referees, and magistrates in the criminal courts would leave off adverse decisions until the war is over. No doubt the play-wrights and the bad directors and actors would enjoy this very much, along with the wife-beaters and the crooks, but I fail to sec what effect this would have on the "ermans or the Japanese. You know how it is, some guys iust make you laugh, and others eave you cold . . . Bob Hope, I just ,. ci-'»t*n. n LI WJ VQL.UI11 UUl — bm pictures, but the sentiment was there and that's what counted. Subsequently the actor consistently car- MOROLINE Phone 385 Make Your Clothes Last Give your clothes the care they need in quality Hall Bros dry- cleaning. Here they are carefully cleaned, colors revived, the fit greatly improved. Gives them longer wear! Care for Garments • Don't wait till clothes are soiled; send them to us for frequent cleaning. HALL BROS. Cleaners & Hatters of him to start ing . . . Why? I dunno. It's the things he says, and the way hc says them . . . For instance, that patter about his dogs in "They've Got Me Covered "... "The first things that greet me whei I arrive home from the golf course,' says Bob "are my dogs. I have a black Scotlie and also a Great Dane which was given me by a frienc. when I arrived in Hollywood from the cast. Although he ate very mud at the time, I kept him . . I figurec if things got too tough with my picture career, I could ride him back east. My Great Dane's name is Red Son. He came from a litter of five He was third, and paid six-forty to show. Originally he was named "Dark Cloud," but then I changed it so the California Chamber of Commerce would take their pickets away." That's Hope, and to me it's funny, yet some other comic could say the same words, and it wouldn't be funny. Speaking of comics, Eddie Cantor tilings comedians have a tremendous responsibility during these times "In (what way?" I asked him. "In this way," he replied. "The six top flight comedians in the country who have radio programs make at least 90 million people laugh every week. In some countries, people go for months without a laugh. That's why the laugh-getters of America have a double responsibility." Cantor neither smokes nor drinks. Hc sells tens of thousands of dollars' worth of tickets to relief benefits Canadian Boys on All Fronts British Dominion Is Very Much in Front Lines CANADA—No bombs have dropped on Canadian soil yet but this dominion of the British Empire is as much in the front lines as London. Canadian boys are fighting on all the fronts; their homefolks are fighting too in the factories, the Red Cross rooms pn the farms, in the pilot schools turning out thousands of air aces for the Royal Canadian Air Force, helping Norwegians build their air force A country so big and wild and young that she has the tempo and drive of the United States; and still so closely related to the old world-through her large French population and her strong ties to England—Canada seems to enjoy the advantages of English torilage without the disadvantages of European traditions frequently in- or the armed services. "How do you do it?" I asked "You know I don't drink," says Eddie, 'so if I invite you to a cocktail party-look out. There's a catch •o it somewhere." PAGE TH*M Beauty Lesson Off Campus College Just Naturally Improves Girl's Looks By BETTY CLARKE Wide World Beauty Editor Whether a girl goes to college as a beauty, or not-quite-so-pretty, she's almost bound to come out looking lovelier. And it's her own idea. It's just like her choice of the kind of clothes she wanted to wear and the determination to make her own substitutes until the manufacturers caught on to the fact that she meant it. That's why, with glamour rampant a while back, she said she'd just settle for natural beauty. She wanted courses in how to look good and she got 'em. First they were just idea sessions, or conferences. Then they got into the curriculum: Good stuff about clothes charm, cosmetics, health, psychology food, figure and fancy. Now careerists can look to her for lessons in loveliness. She can show tricks in how to perk up as well as furnish proof that sleep and a lot of milk mean much toward making a happy beauty. Hackettstown, N. J., Centenary Junior college, like many other schools, can teach a girl how to keep active and how to let go if routine gets too heavy. Resting is a cinch the way the go at it. It's mostly a matter of putting your head lower than your feet and settling your shoulders in a sootning sort of shrug for 15 minutes or more. It's good for jitters or war nerves as well as for easing up after exams. Another favorite there for fun and quieting nerves is found in 'the modern dancing class. Rhythm helps them to relax. Moving muscles in steady graceful motion is hard to do at first but it's a method that soothes your system in a manner not too relentlessly routine. , It's been done in public schools and women's organizations outside of college, too. The big beauty secret in cosmetic classes is to avoid too much makeup, using little rouge, less lipstick, better no nail polish than chipped polish, no eye stuff in daytime. Hair is longish and pompadourish. compatible with 20th century ways fche reads American books and magazines, sees American movies, wears American clothes, drives out in American automobiles (assembled in Canadian factories), listens to American radio operas-soap and Metropolitan. Truy "our cousins in Canada," they are ike us and they like us but their hearts belong to the royal family and to the Empire. There are only GO™ n ' on of them ' in a eountr y of J,694,000 square miles (half a million square miles more than the continental United States) but that 11 million includes among French Indians, pioneer woodspeople, lumber- guides and red-coated "mounties" five little girls more famous than even Prime Minister Mackenzie King Churchill, Roosevelt, Hitler or Hirohito—the Dionne quintuplets. For simple headache, aching muaclesof colds, for all kinds NO ASPIRIN FASTER SURER . . SAFER Duyaapirmtlmtcandomore mm^m^^m For you. So why pay more? Why take leas than the St. Joseph guarantee of quality and purity assures you? St. Joseph Aspirin is first choice of millions. World's largest seller at 1 uneven greater savings is i the large sizes, 30 tablets, 2Qt; 100 tablets for 35*. , of inorganic pain, always demand genuine, pure St. Joseph Aspirin. You can't OUR WOMEN'S RED CROSS SHOES The DOT Above style is of Blue Lostex Gabardine AAA to C ysf •*•> ^ W ,-w For DRESS or STREET in Gabardines Linens Bucks Kids and Patents AAA to C $ 6.95 PRINCESS DEBS You only have to try these fine soft shoes on once then you will join the ranks of their Boosters. They come in Biege and Tan, Blue Kid, Black Gabardine and Patents in all colors. AA to C. $ 3.45 (HAS. A. HAYNES (0. ON MAIN BUY DEFENSE BONDS and STAMPS You'll find a store full of new spring merchandise for every member of the family. Select the things you need now, and save. LAST CALL! Fall and Winter DRESSES Values to $16.75 and Children's Rayon PANTIES All sizes and lengths with Cuff Band 29c New Spring BAGS Large and medium shapes. Black patent and colors. 98c Ladies SLIPS Tailored and lace trimmed. Sizes 32 to 52. Crepe or satin. n.49 Ladies' Rayon GOWNS These gowns in Tea Rose or pale blue. .All sizes. $ 1.19 New COLLARS and DICKIES Many styles and kinds to choose from. 98c SEERSUCKER —Stripes, large plaids and checks. Fast color .......yd. 80 SQUARE PRINTS—Quadriga cloth, needlized finish. New Spring patterns.....yd. TISSUE GINGHAMS—Stripes, Checks and guaranteed fast to tub yd. 39e CURTAIN SCRIM —40 to 45 inches wide. White, ecru and colors. Special yd. 39 inch PRINTED SILKS For Spring and Summer wear 98c 64 inch DAMASK Pure Irish Linen $1.98 HOSE These lovely hose made by Van Raalte and in all the smartest spring shades. 1.79 ANKLETS These are made of Du Font Nylon and mercerized. 39c Full Fashion HOSE All new spring shades. Special 59c Wash Silk DRESSES Washable prints. Sizes 9 to 17 and 12 to 44. Special $< ( 3.98 Foxcroft Sheets Size 81x99 and 4 year guarantee house use. $ 1.15 • Limit 6 to a Customer • FOUNTAIN SERVICE Enjoy a good sandwich and drink. A f pleasant place to visit while down town CHAS. A. HAYNEJ (0, HOPE ON MAIN ARK. f'r-

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