Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on March 12, 1942 · Page 6
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e^f^-U/^ *'''•' ' ' - 7" 7i Fertile Sold in More Evidence thot Farmers Are to Step Up Production •• 'K-'i'r •'" " '' i',.'".-" Micrete evidence that Arkansas ,._.i»rs, are planning to step up 1942 HjMbjJF-vJridds through more efficient Ijfprjiductlbri ^ practices is the fact that Rttofe'isaie of fertilizer sags in Arkansas pp(to March 1 was 51 per cent greater hah those sold up to the same date »r ago, Oliver L. Adams, county ..—I announced. liThe' sale of tags for 87,000 tons of fer- jJtebftr indicates that Arkansas farm- SjSs'.are i planning to buy fertilizer earl- •*ici:i and in greater amounts than in «,.any recent year. He pointed out that l^fij'ejiise of moderate amounts of fer- is one way of getting efficient ^' in yields of crops vitally f Deeded in the nation's Victory pro' ' . • ||;Because of conditions beyond the gconfrol- of; the fertilizer dealer and acturer, supplies of some mater- ay be scarce and delivery of l^flienjmaterials may be slower than The girl that all ijji^'jhe toys .adore, ''• tailored shirts by BROADCLOTH SHIRT LIFE ,19 r'(customers' come back •fain and again for this tai,.. __ ,....and it's more », than the low price that make* •--5» io popular! Th« tailoring ess, it's cut lull and it ...-.- shrink out of size. f||S«v«n lovely vat-dyed colors, ; ; absolutely washable. White, gillie," Dusty Pink, Beige, wfcMiize. Aqua, Sizes 32 to 40, shrinkage not more than 1 % IfALBOT'S "We Outfit the Family" HOM STAfc, HOU, ARKANSAS KINGS ROW By HENKY BELLAMANN Copyright 1940 NBA Service Inc. itOMRCOMlNd . •RANDY sfrfiad out th* •" of Partis' letter on th« kit6h*h table. The letter had colfte two days ago, and she had read it a dozen times, but she returned to it again ahd again for the warmth and comfort, the sense of security and safety that she derived from It. "I am sure .that you have already made Drake feel that he Is needed and wanted in the world. 1 am writing him in this same post that he is cdrtainly needed and important in my life. \Ve can't give htm legs, but we Can keep his mind and personality, and soul,, if you wish to call it that, whole and well. "I recalled last night that a long time ago Drake talked of real estate projects of some kind, I don't remember just what the ideas were. The main point is to get his mind going on something definitely constructive. "Drake has been more than a brother to me, and from this moment on you are more than my sister. In you two I feel that I have more than a professional reason for coming back to Kings Row. You know, of course, that I have always hoped for an an- pointment at the State Hospital for the Insane. I have kept Dr. Nolan informed of my progress. He has promised to recommend my appointment when I have finished my work here in Vienna." Randy folded the thin sheets of paper carefully. It was strange, she thought, how well she knew Parris Mitchell. * * * /GRADUALLY, as the ••ftreeks ^-^ went by, Randy pressed the suggestions Parris had made in his first letter. She was amazed to see how Drake fell more and more easily into the pattern she so carefully planned. One day, following her carefully disguised leads, Drake recalled the old project for reclaiming the creek-bottom lands nearby. He alighted upon it with joy. He had begun from that day to move toward a normal life. Sometimes, as Randy studied the sharp-cut profile, it seemed as though this catastrophe had burned Drake clear of every trait that had been a little careless and coarse. "I'm going to move you downstairs next week, Drake." He frowned. "Where?" "The front room. That's going to be our living room, and' the little room off to the side that never has been anything but a storeroom will be our bedroom." He thought a moment. "It sounds pleasant." "Thefe is just Oh* froht win* dow. It Iboks into the front yard. There's ft bif c&iar tr«* outside, and across the road you dart See around Harper's Mill oh out into the country. lt»s Quieter, too. You don't hear the switdh engines as you do back h»e." Drake's face ebhtfacted suddenly. "I'll be glad to get where I don't hear them so plain. Sometimes I dream—I guess I'll always have dreams like that." "I don't think so, Drake." Randy spoke very calmly, but her chest Was tight. "You'll have a lot of other things to think about." "Randy!" "Remember this always. You've had a terrible accident and all that, but you're just Drake McHugh. You're no different. You can arrange your life anyway you want to. I'm here to see that it's done the way you want it, but— you are Drake, and I love you. Do I have to tell you that every day?" * • * '"THE late-afternoon train clanked and rattled its smoky, grimy way from Camperville towards Kings Row. The passengers sat in the antiquated coach, avoiding, as much as possible, the touch of the gritty, red-plush seats. They wore a look of patient misery—all but one. He was a young man who had stepped from the Chicago express just in time to catch the Kings Row local. At the station he looked with some surprise at the new brick building. "Hack, sir?" "Why—the Central Hotel. There is still a Central Hotel, I suppose?" "Yes, sirree. Only one, in fact. Dis way, suh." The rather decrepit hack swung around the corner and clattered along lower Union street. At the hotel desk, a thin mousy- looking clerk bowed with an imitation of briskness. 'I'd like a suite, please." •Suite?" 'Yes. Sitting room, bedroom, bath." "Well—we haven't exactly got ;hat kind of an arrangement, I could throw two rooms together for you." He watched as the newcomer wrote: "Dr. Parris Mitchell, Vienna." The clerk turned the register around, wrote a number opposite ;he name. "Here, boy, take Dr. Mitchell's baggage to 217. Going to go into practice here, Doc?" "At the State Hospital." "Sure enough! Doctor at the asylum, eh? Well, well." "Send the baggage up. I'm gong out first to—to look around." Out oh the sidewalk Phrrls stopped and slowly drew on his gloves. Two men sittlhg itt split- bottom roafclng chairs just outside the h6tel door stared and glanced at each other. When Parris Walked away, one of them spoke slowly. "Say, did you see that fellow, putting on gloves?" "Gloves—in August!" "Dr. Mitchell. Used to live here. Parris Mitchell." "What's he wearing gloves for?" "He's been living over in Europe —in Vienna, for five years. Maybe that's the style over there. Going to be a doctor over at the asylum." "Well, now! Government job to start off on?" "Yep." • * • pARRIS walked across the square. At the corner he paused and thought a moment. Yes, Cedar street, that was the shortest way to Randy's house. He had thought so often of coming home. Now he was here. This was Kings Row. He looked east and west on the cross street. This shabby, dingy-looking street, this —village. A strange heaviness settled on his heart, and with it came a quick, keen wave of homesickness for Vienna. Vienna had meant friends, a comfortable something that was almost home —Vienna was—he shook himself free of the thoughts. "Parris!" "Randy—my dear!" "Oh, Parris, I'm so glad to see you!" Randy had just started out when she met Parris. She swung ;he white-painted gate open again. "Come on in. Drake will be crazy, he'll be so glad to see you." "How is he?" Parris caught her arm and held back as they came to the door. "How is he really?" Randy looked away, thea back again. Her eyes dimmed a little. 'I don't really know, Parris. I don't really know. He seems— more like himself lately. But I can't tell." Randy opened the door. Parris held tight to Drake's hand and looked down into the deeply shadowed eyes. "Drake." Drake moved his lips, but no word came. His face was like a mask of thin stone. He shifted a little like an embarrassed child and turned his face away. Parris sat down on. the edge of the bed and laid his cheek hard against Drake's. Randy backed out of the door and closed it behind her. She went to the kitchen and sat down in a low chair behind the stove. (To Be Continued) usual in some cases. For this reason, the county agent declared, Hempstead county^ farmers should estimate their fertilizer needs earlier than usual and place their orders. This will also offset the disadvantages of unavoidable delays, and will permit the farmer to obtain substitutes for fertilizer materials which are not available. In an attempt to prevent an inflation in the price of fertilizer, according to County Agent Adams, the United States government has "frozen" the price of mixed fertilizers, superphosphate, and potash. In effect, he explained, this freezinf order forbids the retail sale of these fertilizers at a price higher than the price charged by the retailer for a 5-day period from February ' 16-20, inclusive, and affects all sales of these fertilizers amounting to 250 pounds or over. Some similar attempt at stabilizing the price of nitrogen materials such as nitrate of soda, sulfate of ammonia, and cyanamid is expected within a short time, he said. WASHINGTON - Ultimate con-®- sumers of news—meaning you all— may have your understanding and appreciation of censorship all gummed up by fear of a thing you might call propaganda for home consumption. To have certain military information of possible value to the enemy withheld is one thing. That's necessary and okay with most people. But when this incomplete picture is cluttered up with extra trimmings which are applied for the purpose of hypnotizing you into a psychological belief that the scene is prettier than it really is that's something else again. A party treat that can't be beat! punch a la Karo Serve this smooth, creamy, luscious cherry milk punch at your next bridge party . . . But don't let the family start tasting it before the guests arrive — or you'll have to make a new lot! For this is jf an irresistible drink! Good f or S everyone —KARO is rich in S «.« Dextrose, food-energy sugar! a & Dig \_ glass ! CHERRY MILK PUNCH ! '/t (No. 2) can red tart 6 cups milk j pitted cherries y t cu p cr<?am/ w i,i ft p e j j Vs cup KARO (red label) 8 Marascltiuo cherries i / teaspoon vanilla 1 sprig mint j Prfin cherries, and chop into small pieces. Com.{.„•• Ipipf again with fruit juice; add KARO, and vanilla. ~ Stir in mi!k. Chill. Pour in tall glasses, and top with whipped cream. Decorate with a Maraschino cherry and a mint leaf. Makes 8 (8-ounce) glasses. 'Wl\ Edson in Washington Fear of Propaganda Clouds Censorship Timing complicates this in a peculiar way. If good or bad news is held up for a time, then released at some psychological moment so that the good news makes you feel better or the bad news is buried by other good news, then the customers start complaining. For examples: A good many people thought, and some still think, that the news of Pearl Harbor was deliberately doctored to deceive the American people. The President had to spike that one. Again, the rumor got round in some cities that the Navy had held up details of the first big raid on Gilbert and Marshall Islands from Feb. 1, when the raid took place, and released Feb. 12 to offset the bad news from Singapore. The answer to this one was that the details were not given until after the raiders got back to Pearl Harbor because to have radioed the news sooner would have given away the location of the raiding ships and their route home. Communiques Ok~y Navy policy on announcing submarine attacks and sinkings has also been questioned. When a submarine sinks a U. S. vessel, under the present ruling, that's news, but when a U. S. vessel sinks, a submarine, that's a naval secret. The theory here is that if axis powers don't know the fate of their unheard-from submarines it makes the operations of sub fleet commanders that much more difficult and it breaks up the morale of the enemy submarine crews. This experience stems from the last war when German crews finally refused to go to sea. The news policy on sinkings is now under review, however, and may be changed in some way, such as permitting the announcement of submarine sinkings a week after they occur. Army and Navy communiques, the day to day news reports of the actual war uevelopments are, as a matter of fact, free from any propaganda control. The communiques are written by a colonel for the Army and a commander for the Navy. They clear their information with each other, information which comes in once or twice a day from commanders in the several theaters of operations. Two or three hours after the reports are in, they have been decoded, rewritten passed by the general and admiral in charge of press, and issued. There are times when, if the com- munique contains hot news from one sector, secondary news from another eonunajiu may be held up for u day or two when there is a lull. Something to Watch The one government agency which has potentialities for propagandizing news for domestic consumption is the Office of Facts and Figures, and it must work largely by remote control in shaping the policies of other agencies handing out war information. OFFs announced policy is to give the American people a true picture of the war effort. If it sticks to that policy, well and good. War and Navy Department and the Office of Censorship are tied in with OFF's Inter-depavt- mental Committee on War Information, but the OFF control over the services policy on news is negligible, and the Office of Censorship is steering miles away from anything that resembles propaganda. Office of Censorship may have to oruer some news withheld, but it won't color what news is given out. Far more to be feared than any potential propagandizing of the war news is another development of recent date. This is the so-called war secrets bill prepared by the Department of Justice and now before the Judiciary Committees of the House and Senate. The purpose of this bill is to prevent the leaks of war secrets, of which there have been a number. The bill would provide a 55000 fine" or two- year imprisonment for anyone furnishing or publishing "Any file, instrument letter memorandium, book, pamphlet, picture plan, recoru or other writing in the custody of the United 'States," which any government official had declared secret. Under the bill, any government official could make a record of graft, abcl it "secret" and prevent its publication. The proposed law is not anything to worry about yet, as congress will probably tear it to pieces. But it is something to watch, if you're interested in getting any kind of an accurate picture of what this war is all about. Acrobatic Talents MINNEAPOLIS — (/?)— Not only is Newt Loken starred as Minnesota's ace cheer-leauer but he is rated the finest gymnast the Gophers ever turned out. Soldiers Can Have the Cake Uncle Sam Will Furnish the Boys Their Virimins By MRS. ALEXANDER GEORGE Wide \Vorld Features Writer Uncle Sam will see to it that your soldiers and sailor boys get all their alphabetical nutrition — vitamins — in their meals. But the boys will go for some special tidbits from home and nothing will suit them better than a box, brimful of homemade cookies. Save up your sugar ration and put it to this good cause. One draftee reported to me that a box lasted five boys one minute and six seconds, so see to it that your box is a big one. Chocolate Brownies: Cream V6 cup cup fat (butter and margarine or all butter), add 2 cups sugar and bent thoroughly. Stir in -1 beaten eggs, 4 squares chocolate, melted, 1 teaspoon salt, 2 tablespoons vanilla, % cup cream, 2 cups flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder and 1 cup nuts. Beat 2 minutes. Pour into shallow pan fitted with waxed paper. Bake 25 minutes in moderate oven (350). When cool cut in generous sized bars or squares and pack at once. Will keep moist a week and carry well. Chocolate Chip Drops: Cream 1 ThuMdoy, Morch 12, 1942 More than 800 newspapers and periodicals are published in Finland. Barbs New York doctor is suing for a $4,000 bill. That's enough to make the patient sick again. It won't be long now till we'll ge* out the garden tools and start raise blisters. Two armed women robbeu an Illinois fur store. It's fortunate that most women still think .that crying for fur coats is the best way to ge them. The nicest settlement to move Into is a settlement of bills. Moths are always so busy chewing the rag they don't stop to consider how much clothes cost. cup fat, st!f-In B clip each of white nnd dark brown sugar. Bent n minute, ndd 4 beaten eggs, 2 teaspoons vanil- In, 1 teaspoon cinamon, 2/3 teaspoon salt, '/i cup cream and 2 cups semisweet chocolate cut into 1/8 inch pieces. Beat the hotter and mix in 3H cups flour, 1 teaspoon each sodn and baking powder and VS cup broken nuts. Chill dough ami drop portions onto greased baking sheets. Flatten the lop of each cooky by pressing on a raisin. Bake 10 minutes in n mod- crate oven, Sour Cream Molasses Cookies: Mix 2/3 cup fat, 1 cup dark brown sugar. Add 1 cup molasses, ',s cup thick sour cream, 2 eggs beaten, 1 teaspoon vanilla and VS teaspoon salt. Beat and lightly mix in 4 cups flour, 1 teaspoon ginger, 1% teaspoons cinnamon V4 teaspoon cloves, 2 teaspoons soda and 1 teaspoon baking powder. Chill the dough and drop portions onto greaseu baking sheets. Bake 10 minutes in moderate oven. Nuggets. Cream 1 cup (at with a cup each of brown and white sugar. Add 3 tablespoon's molasses, 3 eggs, beaten, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 cup chopped dates, Vi cup raisins, 2 teaspoons cin- nnmon, 1 teaspoon cloves, 'A teaspoon each mace and nutmeg, 2 teaspoons vanilla, 1 tablespoon grated orange rind, 4% cups flour, 1 teaspoon sodn, 1 teaspoon baking powder and '/4 cup sour cream or butter-milk. Chill dough. Drop portions on greased baking sheets anu flatten each cooky with the back of a spoon clipped in flour. Top with nut. meals, candied cherries or halves of dates. Bake 10 minutes in moderate oven. Peanut Drops: Mix together Vi cup Slightly Embarrassing NAPEHVILLE, III. _(/!>)_ In the middle of the inuoor track .season, Conch Gordon Fisher of North Central State Teachers discovered he had scheduled two meets on the same day. The words "szar" nnd "kaiser" both come from the Latin word "Caesar." fat nnd 2/3 clip peanut butter, until very soft. Add 2/3 cup each dark nnd white sugar, 2/3 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat until creamy. Add 2 eggs, 3V4 cups flour, % teaspoon mace, 1 teaspoon soua dissolved in 2 tablespoons hot water and '/4 cup chopped roasted peanuts. Chill dough, drop portions onto greased baking sheets. Press top each cooky with a fork dipped in flour nnd bake 10 minutes in moderate oven. MdcArthur Honored BATAVIA, N. Y. -(/P)— The Bntnlgn baseball field has been renamed Mm* Arthur Field. Lemon Juice Recipe Checks Rheumatic* Pain Quickly If you suffer from rheumatic, arthritis or neuritis pain, try this simple inexpensive homo recipe that thousands arc using. Got a package of Ru-Ex Compound, a two-week supply, today. Mix it with a quart of water, add the juice of 4 lomofll It's easy. No trouble at all and plcasafii. You need only 3 tablespoonfuls two times a day. Often within 48 hours—somctimei overnight—splendid results arc obtained. If the pains do not quickly leave and If you do not fool better, return tho empty package and Ru-Ex will cost you nothing to try as it is sold by your druggist under an absolute money-back guarantee. Ru-A* Compound is lor sale and recommended Sy John P. Cox and drug stores everywhere. —Adv. THE FLAVOR TELLS BLUE PLATE Mayonnaise *r ^^^rS MADE BY THE WESSON OIL PEOPLE Buy tho Economical Pint Slzo KROGER mm\J. 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