Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 6, 1939 · Page 6
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Hope, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 6, 1939
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PAGE SIX HOPE STAR, HOPE), ARKANSAS Wednesday. Pecemb'er G. 1030 f Story Behind Kid ! Picture Models . ^ . -. They Pose Before Ad- Xvertising Cameras for National Brands By JACK STINNETT AP Feature Service Writer NEW YORK — The model agency executive picks up a persistently ring ing telephone in his Park Avenue ianctum. An advertising official is on the wire. • "Just had call from Mr. Rich of the Wall Street Riches," says the ad man. "That cereal they introduced 1&St year isn't netting peanuts. They Want a kid campaign . . a boy about 10 or 12 .... healthy, typcial American. . . You know, the usual stuff . but big . a national campaign" The model man, John Robert Powers, hangs up the phone, picks another. "Call the Humbles out in Long Island City. Tell e'm to have Johnny here at 2 o'clock tomorrow. Tell 'em Si's a big job — national splurge." Johnny Goes to Work j Freckle - faced, healthy, "typically j American" Johnny Humble comes to j town. Cameras click. The wheels turn | ; from coast to coast, the appealing j mug of a little Johnny Humble grins i >. at a buying public from newspapers, i **'-* magazines, display cards, cereal box- < F'.'. The wheels turn. Orders roll in. Rich. Whatsit Cereal goes over big.' The stock booms in Wall Street. Mi- Rich cuts himself a fat bonus. And little Johnny Humble, with about $30 added to his bank account, is looking for another job. Mjybe it's frocks for little girls, a charity fund campaign, soap, bread, soup or a magazine—the children of glamor pose for pictures and pictures peddle a product. "A little child shall yell them" has become one of big business' most important adages • Jn a year, more than a thousand children, from infancy to the awkward age, are led by adoring parents into the offices of the model agencies. The odds are against them, j About 25 children models arc work- | ing steadily in New York, says Powers, and less than 75 others get even! occasional jobs. The steady workers ; make perhaps 5200 to S250 a month. ; The supply is large because children, like the adult glamour A CtirUtmaft Adventure With Santa Clans PETER AND POLLY IN TOYLAND HONEST SHE DIDN'T, PATCH. MOTHER MUST HAVE SWEPT VOU OUT BY MISTAKE , rr's wren, POU.V- TH6 TEDCY BEAR YOU GOT UST CHRISTMASVCOSNfZE ME HUH? WEU. M MAO AT POLLY. SHE THREW ME SAY, WHA.T AR£ VOU DOING IN TOYLfcNP... AND HOW DIP YOU GET MERE? VVEU-, I THOU6HT I WASN'T WANTED AT YOUR House, so* ^ MITCH- HIKED TO ) TOYUAND. THOUGHT / SANTA MIGHT FIX / ME UP LIKE NEW / GOLLY, NO! I'M SCARED TO! HE'S SO BUSY WITH NEW TOYS, I'D PROBABLY LAND IN THE ASH CAM ABWH.THM'S WAS HIDING <«!>« 1? J) 8Y Mt SCflVICr. INC. McCaskill Mrs. ArRie Henry and daughter Nell, visited relatives in Pittsburg. Texas, rhank?Rivin«. Van Hamilton und Hugh Rhodes of Magnolia A. & M. college spent Thanksgiving wilh home folks. Miss Arlene VVorlham of Prcscotl was the holiday guest of her mother Mrs. Dora Worlhmn. Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Stephens visited their daughter Mrs. Chester McCaskill Thursday. Mrs. H. M. Rhodes and Mrs. Dorn Worthnm were Nashville visitors Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Wattle Hooker spent the week-end wilh their parents, Mr. und Mrs. W. L. Reese. Mr. and Mrs. Alvis Stokes of Delight, were week-end quests of their parents. Mr. ami Mrs. H. B. Eley. Chester McCaskill wit.s n Visitor in Prescott Saturday morning. Dexter Reese "f Magnolia A. & M. spent the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Reese. "IHEST COLDS To relieve distress easily,quickly, rub throat, % 41A AS ^ .chest, back W | CK5 i with—->- If VAPORUB 1 USED BY 3 OUT OF 5 MOTHERS Plan 'Immortal Life' on Vegetable Diet tor Baby '-«• "~T3i. culture—which she defines us "the way a people live." She believes her programs have done a great deal to encourage "gogd will," and has proof of it in thousands of appreciative letters. As a good "ambassadress" there arc two things she always remembers: "To give the South Americans back a little of their own culture on every broadcast." And "to talk to them as a friend or relative who i.s in New York on a visit, and is anxous to tell "all" to the folks back home." No comment on the subject of immortaUty has been offered .by fivc-months-old Baby Jean who s evidently unaware the Royal Fraternity of Master Metaphysicians have selected her for an experiment in endless life. The group plans to put the red-haired, blue-eyed g,rl on a vegetable diet and raise her for "immortal life" at Peace Haven, their HO-room, Long Island, N. Y.. mansion, m an atmosphere in which death and disease are never mentioned » on the stage. j These opportunities, often open- , ed up through commercial modeling, ; and girls, use modeling as a step- j ma k e posing for ?5 for an hour and ping sjtone. Nancy J£elly. Anita Louise; a h a if (the standard rate of pay, and ; "" " the agency gets 10 per cent) seem; like working for pin money. i Not all, however, are so fortunate j as to step up to bigger and better j RAISING A FAMILY Cities today arc filled with wafer women. They arc women who spread themselves so thin over their causes, clubs, and "connections" that they don't bear any weight anywhere. They haven't time for their children. For instead of being mothers their children they arc off hearing a "perfectly fascinating'' discussion on child psychology. They haven't time for their husbands — for if they aren't ucctually at of the things I would like to do," and then a proud list of all the past week's activities. All these women feel one way about the woman who says that she must leave the bridge table or the club meeting in time to be home when her children get home from school. They think she is stupid and a poor, misguided "typical housewife." It never occurs to them that per- ' tffi J£ haps she is determined to be a specin- ' tyff list—to concentrate on one thing and "•j" do that well. Eskimo Dogs May Oust St. Bernards SANTA CLAUS DAY FRIDAY December 8 2 to 3 p. m. FREE CANDY and SMALL TOYS TO THE KIDDIES Scott Stores 'Hope's Leading 5 and lOc Store" MONTRKUX, Swit/orland— (/!'>— The famed dogs of the Hospice Grand Saint Bernard haven't been formally introduced yet. but their competitors have arrived in Switzerland's mountains. Six touqh Hudson Buy huskies. icmplotc with cloy sled and harness, a club meeting, they are turning their I arrived in Switzerland to see how ng their own bouses upside down gel- ting ready for one. Though they .actually think they have more friends than most people. they haven't real friends. For they (invent time to enjoy friendship. They are terribly proud of .spreading themselves so thin — though that isn't what they call it. They call it they like it. If they work as well in Switzerland they'll stiiy und more wil come. Jean Gabu.s, Swiss writer and explorer, brought them back Jitter iin exploration trip through the Hudson Bay region to outlying Eskimo villages in the north. Monks of the Grand St. Bernard Tom Brown, the Mauch twins, all in the movies now, got their start as child models. 'Johnny Russell, playing Shriley Temple's brother in "The Blue Bird," was a Powers model two years agoVi Madge Evans has found film 'fame. Probably few remember the little cherub that perched on a cake of soap and made famous the catchline. "Have you a little Fairy in your home?" That was Madge. i All Men Are Not Created Equal in Worldly Goods "doing things." and if you want to j hospice have asked him to inform them i pay them to the highest of high com- j how the dogs work in snow tor they plimcms, just. say. "I declare [ dun't ; are believed to be stronger and -to see how you do it." I possess pads to be batter protected That will bring forth a modest, i against snow than the famed St. ] "Really, 1 don't find time for half' Bernard clogs. REMI NGTON'S NEWEST j PORTABLE The Remette COMPLETE WITH CARRYING CASE I'nrt.iMr 'IVfrurilT for ll>r fir ft linir inn.trltjlttv J"W prlrr. Il h;i* rvrry I-1 a rr.il t}|iiriK jolt. It »ill K\vr. you f r.iilliCitl lililmi fitii iirr il f-ir t licit fi.r lii- prr-.in.il .iii.l " in*m\fm-r it'L - -K.illirr O.W. MILLS So, Walnut things. The turnover in child models j is even greater than in adults where j ""?' ~'"-~ "; 'fV ~ M ^£ have i juat gets there. Mrs. Smith has a the average period of glamor posing, is un happ y because his friends , ^ = g ^.^ ^ ^ ^^ ^ is less than five years. "Teeii Age Veterans A child's features, says Powers. j change so rapidly that one in demand Go Into Radio Work Radio, too, seems to be another natural second step for children who begin as photographer's models. A score or more who started as models or still are at it have graduated to the greater remuneration of broadcasting. Child models frequently are called upon to act and the same qualities which produce actors before the still camera frequently produce actors on the air, in the movies and WHAT CAUSES EPILEPSY? IS THERE A CURE? A booklet containing the opinions of famous doctors on this interesting subject will be sen FREE, while they last, to any reader writing to the Educational, Division, 535 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y., Dept. O—720. ! today may find himself out of the pictures almost overnight. Surprisingly enough,' however, most of the top- notchers, though not yet in their 'teens, are veterans. Just as there is no hard and fast rule for success in adult modeling, so is there none for the glamor babies, ;ay model agency officials. Photo- genie charm and ability to take dir- i sound a little empty sometimes to say BY OLIVE ROBERTS BARTON ! that. There are the Joneses with a big What should we tell a child who j cai, while ours is^a little jaloppy^that Spode while we buy dishes at the five and ten. The Golds take trips to Rio while we consider ourselves lucky to get across the state line. That's life. It always will be. Our boy has a comfortable home and good parents say, I mean by this that he may be blessed by those wise and intelligent influences calculated tv- makc him a stronger and happier man. i He has health, and if he stops to lybe some of those whom he I envies most arc not quite so rugged It may , . ls he i things he wants: I A. That we are sorry we aren't rich? | ' B. We think it a shame that daddy j doesn't earn more money? j C. Talk about our own envies and | say that other people are far happier | than our family? | D. Tell him to think of other children who have so very little, and explain also that it is often the poor boy who gets ambitious and makes good : in this hustling world? The last is best, of course . . Johnny Thinks Like a Man far more important than I that Jim can. be a tycoon or top night | Lcl ' s ca u our John's attention to childish prettiness. But money-maker if he is honest, industr- i children who have less. Mack misses ' us and does his level best. But I school when it ection are beauty or the important qualities arc hard to discover until children have worked in a studio and the results of these still camera tests are examined by experts. . A United Stales attorney says 95 per cent of all lotteries in this country are fakes. It Eeems the first bit of luck you must have is to get a genuine ticket. know of no other royal road to success than just these very words. Children take their ideals seriously and it is astonishing how often the clix of en- cuurat'.-mcnt and hope works its Tony may have a new shiny wheel. Art might have more clothes than i one boy can use. Bill may have quan- | titles of spending money. i All right. Our John has to get used to CLOSING OUT SALE BURR STORE LEAVING HOPE FOREVER SALE BEGINS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8th STORE WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY THURSDAY- MAKING PREPARATION FOR THE CLOSING OUT SALE ... PRICES WILL BE SLASHED ... YOUR GAIN ... OUR LOSS ... BE SURE TO ATTEND. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF SALE PRICES—EVERYTHING MUST GO ... ALL PURCHASES FINAL ... NO EXCHANGES ... NO REFUNDS . . . SAVE AT THIS SALE—ON CHRISTMAS AND STAPLE MERCHANDISE—HURRY. rains because shoes are bad. Joe's father is sick and can't work, or he is on part time. A meal is as important to Mack und Joe as a new toy is to another. He has good sense and thinks like a man, Johnny docs. We surely shouk be able to show him thai discontent is real poison unless there is something serious to be unhappy abou Don't get him to Thinking that hit. father is to blame because he can'l all the things he wants. We wan all children to have as many thing: s possible; but we also want them to have certain compensations in then sieves to keep them contented and ambitious so that someday they cai say. "My mother said I could do il and I did." '•^ssp ••• • ; _ §§••• teas are in the CAR T und nor in the Price f WE, THE WOMEN HOPE, ARKANSAS PHONE 884 By HUTU MI1XKTT To South America .she is 'Cultural A m bassad rcss." To Broadway she is a showgirl, fromer leading lady of funnyman Ed Wynn. 1u anybody with eye.s she is a gorgeous blond. Her name is Alga. Andre and she i.s used to diplomatic titles, real as well as. honorary, like her own. For as a child she lived in Belgium where her father served n.s ambassador from Coast Rica. But how did Olya Andre, living in New York, receive the title of Cultural Ambassadress" from Ihe- people of South America? Well, it was just their charming way of raying "Thank you" for her programs broadcast to them in Spanish over N. B. C.'s .short wave facilities. Mit's Andre wraps UD the North American culture .she is dispensing in period Spanish in five different weekly programs, "The Woman in the Home," "The Pools of America," "Pro- mending with Andre and Ari/.a." "Hollywood," and "Olga Andre and Her Songs." One day during her "The Woman ii the Home" broadcast, she told South American women about the North American "working wife." How she holds down a job just like her husband and how i.maybei the two o them divide up the home responsibilities. Tlvj South American women though that was "wonderful." Not Ihe par ahou', the woman holding down job. That didn't especially appeal Ii them. What they liked was the par about Ihe husband taking his turn a drying dishes. "Oh boy." they stiid in ,Sp;ini.sh. ".that i.s an idea." Now Cul'jure Definition As far ji.s comparison between th men and women listeners of South America goes, the men arc more in- tcrested in 'culture" (poetry and good music and such) than the women, who j want to know what's doing in cosmetics and clothes. But Miss Andre look:., LMI it all as i Y OU look this smooth-stepping Huick honey over,and its very manner tells you here's a one-in-a- million kind of automobile. You look at the advertised prices, sidd something more for transportation and accessories — and there you begin to go wrong! For one of the things that give this ISuick its buy-value is the number of items included in the price that cost extra elsewhere! For instance — the Flash-Way Direction Signal, standard on all models, costs around $10 extra elsewhere — even willunit the automatic cut-off. livery Buick comes to you with automatic choke and an efficient oil cleaner —it's surprising how often they're - TOP BODY BY FISHER * ,„ TRANS . sold as "extras." livery Buick has rtW/horns, <//<«/sun visors, locks on boih front doors, electric lighter, assist straps,t robe cord,t glove compartment t Kf.lnn mi-iels only The mt.ltl iiluitrntr.1 is the Hnicl' Sri'ni inndtt 51 /oitr-Joor ttnifin^ in/tin $1U9tti'li-rctr.t tit Hint, Mich, ll'/iitr iiitawill li>-fi aJJiliannl,* lock, front-door armrests, gas lank lock—all things often charged for elsewhere. livery Buick has a Dynaflash valvc-in-head straight-eight engine, micropoise-halanced after assembly. livery one has two stab- ili/.ers, and rear coil springs that never need lubrication. All have lorque-tubc' drive, battery under hood, two ways of starting. Super and Uoadmaster have front scats close to five feet wide and all models have Safely I'lutc Class all around. And all this is includedn\ the at-thc- factory price. Why not see the nearest Buick dealer and see how little more it costs delivered to your door? ••. >.. * EXEMPLAR OF GENERAJ. Nl'ptpf$ HEMPSTEAD MOTOR CO. 207 East Third Street < MAX cox, Owner) Hope, Arkansas

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