Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on March 20, 1942 · Page 3
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Hope, Arkansas
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Friday, March 20, 1942
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o fls MOP! STAR, HOP I, ARKANSAS Is This the World's Fanciest Air Raid Shelter? Daisy Dorothy Heard, Editor Telephone 768 Social Calendar Frldny, March 20th Friday Contract Bridge club, home of Mrs. M. M. McCloughan, 2:30 o'clock. Members of the Service Prnyer Group will meet nt the home of Mrs. O. H. Penneybnker, 218 North Mnin'street, 3 o'clock. Mrs. F. L. Padgitl will present the devotional. Snmlny, Miirch 22iu! Mr. nntl Mrs. J. C. Eroyles 'will be iit home to friends in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Joel C. Broyles, Jr. /j| of New York City, 3 to G o'clock. "Tlie .Home" Is the Subject of Lllnc Gimlcn Cliil) Study ' Mrs. S. G. Norton mid Mrs. J. A. Henry entertained the members of (he Lilnc Garden club nt the monthly ly meeting Thursday afternoon at the Norton homo on North Hervey street. For the occasion the home was beautifully decorated with numerous arrangements of spring flowers, which were later fiiven to the guests as fa- fft vors. "The Home" was the general subject of the program hoard by 15 members. Response to the roll cnll was made by naming a famous painting and tolling where the original or a copy is on display. (5 ' Mrs. A. E. Slusscr, president of the club, presented the program and road the poem "It Takes a Heap O'Liv- in" by Edgnr A. Guest. "Placement of Furniture" was the topic discussed by Mrs. W. Q. Warem, and Mrs. Ted rt Jones read o poem on spring. She w also gave the history of Kentucky's sliite flower, the trumpet vine. In closing the program the chairman talked on the correct hanging of pictures. Mrs. J. A. Henry conducted the flower contest. (Of A delicious salad course was served with coffee at the conclusion of the program. Informal Party of Thursday Fetes New York Visitor f Mrs. Joel C. Broyles, Jr. of New York city was named honoree at a delightful afternoon bridge Thursday afternoon by her hostess; Mrs. J. C. Broyles, Sr. Two lablos were arranged for contract in the entertaining rooms, which were unusually attractive with myriads of jonquils and hyacinths. Playing resulted in Mrs. Albert Graves receiving the high score gift, cologne, and the charming honoree was presented with a lovely gift. "Cokes" were served with dainty .sandwiches throughout the afternoon. Several Guests Are Entertained By Thursday Club Miss Elizabeth ( Bridewell invited WORLD'S LARGEST SELLER ATIO ASPIRIN SAENGER Now and Saturday Double Feature "Last of the Duanes' — and — 'Three Girls About Town' four additional guests to the weekly games of the Thursday Contract club when she Was hostess to the members Thursday' evening. Others enjoying the games were Mrs. Herald Porterfield of Newport, Mrs. Mack Duffie, Mrs. , Bill Wniy, and Miss Klorino Miller. Defense stamps Were awarded as high score prizes to Miss Opal Garner and Mrs. Porterfield after the scores Were counted. Ice cream and cake was served at the conclusion of the games. Spring flowers in artistic containers were used to decorate the entertaining rooms of the Bridewell home. Mrs. Bnstl York Gives Defense Stumps nt Chili Party Mrs. Dale Jones, the high scorer at the Thursday Contract club party given by Mrs. Basil York Thursday afternoon, was awarded Defense Mumps by the hostess at the conclusion of a number of spirited games. Jonquils predominated in the floral decor of the living loom where two tables were arranged for playing. Mrs. Mack Duffie and Mrs. Harry Hawthorne were guests other than the club. Mrs. York served a delicious salad course after the games. Personal Mention Mrs. Claud Waddle and daughter, Mary Doll, and ton, David, Mrs. Howard Waddle of Magnolia, Mrs. Charles Briant, and Mrs. Tom McLarty, motored to Little Hock Wednesday, -O- Mr. and Mrs. Dolphus Whitten, Sr. and Mr. and Mrs. Dolphus Whilten, Jr. were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Whitten and son in Glad- water, Texas. -O- Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Bowden and daughter, Miss Helen Bowden, were Tuesday visitors in Shreveporl. -O- Miss Mary Jones of Washington D. C. has arrived in Trinadad where she is an employe of the War Department. -O— Mrs. O. A. Graves returned Friday at noon from San Antonio, where she visited Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Briant, who are ill in that city. Friends will be happy to know that both are reported to be improving. -O- Mrs. F. D. Henry was a Thursday visitor in Texarkana. -OBriant Bundy, Nell Jean Byers, Frances Harrell, Mary Ross McFaddin, Patsy Ann Campbell, and J. P. Stanford are in Little Rock attending the Quill and Scroll convention. They were accompanied by Miss Mary Droke. —O— Mr, and Mrs. R. M. '"LaGrone, Jr. are seeing the races In Hot Springs Friday. -O- Lt. and Mrs. Carl Green, who have been residing in Ft. Monmouth, New Jersey, will leave soon for Boston, Mass., where Lt. Green will take a three-months course at Harvard university. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Purtlc's guests the past few days included their son, Elton Purtlc of Pine Bluff, and Sgt. Elmer Purtle and Miss Stella Willis of 'San Angelo, Texas. -O- Mrs. T. A. Hendrix and daughters, Misses Gertrude and Martha Ann, were Tuesday visitors in Texarkana. Unscrambled Trans-oceanic telephone conversations aer sent through a "scrambling" machine that changes the low and high tones to opposites. At the other end, the speech goes through an "un- scrambler." This was a swimming pool on the Hawaiian estate of Hubert K. Dalton Rumson N J mi ' - " » fronds. Shelter has rattan furniture, kitchenet and radio. Harrison in Hollywood •y PAUL HARRISON, NEA Service Correspondent Movie Sons Are Getting in the Scrap HOLLYWOOD — The screen colony £ is hopping mud about a widely printed charge that heads of (he studios are trying to get their sons and sons- in-law into soft, safe, commissioned branches of the armed services. Nepotism and all j-orts and wangling and influence for good jobs in ordinary business may not have been uncommon in the past, but nobody can think of a single instance in which that could be suspected now in war activities. The son of the head of one studio is in the Navy, and he enlisted months before the war began. The son of another studio chief is an Army private. A third example is an artillery officer, but he was long a commissioned reservist; and a fourth has been a reserve officer several years. And that's all the sons there are, unless you count Junior Laemmle, whose father once headed Universal. Leammle recently was inducted as a private. He was the producer of "All Quiet on the Western Front," Hollywood's greatest anti-war picture. Now he has been assigned to the Signal Corps to aid in making propaganda films to stimulate America's war spirit. There's one. anecdote about a young executive who asked for special duty. He's such a hypochondriac that, after being drafted, he applied for assignment to a pill box. Plan Anti-Jap Films A writer called in by Ernst Lubitsch to work on a screenplay says the original story sounds like the funniest war yarn ever headed for the screen; it's a satire on Japanese espionage ... In another war picture, for Hal Roach, George E. Stone will play the prize heavy of the year —the Emperor of Japan . . . Hollly- wood lias donated 690 gallons of blood to the Red Cross bank. Studio paid 2G grateful extras 510.50 each for posing for still pictures. These portraits now decorate Don Ameche's office in "The Magnificent Jerk" as examples of successful graduates of the school which he's supposed to operate . . . Lupo Velcz has refused a role at RKO, but no suspension will follow. She's going Ofe a bond-selling personal appearance tour . . . Nation's movie theaters turned.in more than 51,000,000 for the March of Dimes drive. The lire shortage will mean bonanza for neighborhood theaters all over the country when people begin going afoot Sunday School Lesson Realization of Life Through Giving of Life Is Natural Spiritual Law Text: Mark 8:27-37 Women May Get Info U.S. Army WAAC Will Probably Start Off With 12,500 Women By .TACK STINNETT WASHINGON - The Capital in Wartime: Almost as soon as this is written, a hi", may be speeding toward the White House to bring women into the army.. he WAAC (Women's Army Aux- By WILLIAM E. GILROY, D. D. Editor of Advance In the Gospel narrative, accounts of Jesus under pressure from throngs of people who crowded to hear Him are interspersed with accounts of private interviews with a few disciples as 'they '.walked from city to' city or withdrew into some quiet place. In to find entertainment. . . In Hollywood there still seems to be a general notion that a supply of rubber will pop up miraculously. Traffic is as heavy as ever, and authorities are having trouble enforcing the Army's edict against more than 5000 persons assembling in this area. Gable Back on Job Clark Gable has resumed work in "Somewhere I'll Find You," which was suspended at the time of Carole Lombard's death . . . Movie rights to Pearl Buck's "Dragon Seed" brought her $105,000 from Metro . . . Town's snickering about an actress wbo was found huddled in the basement of an apartment house after a recent Mack- out. She was wearing three dresses and two fur coats, and was clutching ten ?100 bills and her jewelry. these private meetings with .the disciples we get the most intimate pictures of the Master, and of the struggle that went on in His own soul as He faced the destiny of which He was conscious, yet from which He shrank. Here in our lesson, when He asked the disciples what men were saying about Him, it was not in any spirit of mere curiosity, and certainly without any of that vanity which has often been a dominant quality in men who have come to positions of power or influence. Jesus always manifested that deep and complete humility which He enjoined upon His disciples. More likely, it was a question concerning how much the people really apprehended the nature of His teaching and His mission. And it was in line with this thought that He challenged the disciples, "Who do ye say that I am?" In reply, Peter made his great declaration, "Thou art the Christ." The disciples had followed Jesus with the full conviction that He was the- Messiah Whose coming their prophets had proclaimed. Why did Jesus charge them that they should tell this to no man? Probably because it was of little value that men should have a sort of secondhand acknowledgment of His Mes- siahship. It means nothing to believe that Jesus is the Christ unless the belief has taken root and has reality in uor hearts and lives, and is nol just a hearsay which we have adopted from somebody else. Since they perceived His nature and His mission, Jesus proceeded to tell them how His Messiahship was to be fulfilled, in ways that must have startled the disciples and have chlalengec their faith. Many passages of Scrip- lure make it clear that they though' He was going to set up. an earthly kingdom; yet here He made it plain that He was to fulfill His mission through persecution and death. It is true that He spoke of the resurrection, but resurrection must have seemed a far-off thing in the disappointment of their immediate hopes And now a strange thing happen- Four-Faced, but Two-Legged Fay Helm boasts other at-: tributes besides those wheeeew! silk-clad supports. Movie di- ! rectors favor her because she' can be made up to look like' anything from a glamor gal to a '; zombie.' ' depends. We are deeply appredafi* of the work beitig done try thes6 ye' Onteers, but f arfi Coriviriced thaif 1 such vital matters the uncertantl of purely volunteer personnel are dangerous risk." Under present plans, womeft _, tween the ages of 21 and 45, WilLl acceptable. They may be married single. They will get ordinary p vate's pay and up, depending uj rank. Unless they live at arrrty dafl tonments, they will be additional &tifi sislence pay. ' „ In spite of all tlie setbacks that CiVif/i ian Defense has taken in Washing ton—and some of them have feeeilS the worst kind of comic opera sttifff, —nearly 49,000 persons haVe v61un«l* leered for the work and more than:* 15,000 have already been through theffj^ training courses, ' tt,' Washingtonians who know the Phil*? ippines say that old Emilio Aguin£ldcy\- the insurreclo, in making his puf- * ported appeal' to the Filipinos to laj down their arms against Japan A calling upon General MacArthur surrender, either has gone soft the head or is being duped by threatM'j or wild promises from the JapaneSei| invaders. *, ,"''' Although the old rebel has HeV^ ceased to work for Philippine inde~J pendence (something the United States! was handing them), those who*hay!e!f f:een him in recent years say he in the past and seemed almost grate^ ful for the chance the ArnerieaifiL had given him for glory and immortal^ ity. A week after the war broke oui he strongly repudiated any desire 1 have disgruntled or Fifth ColumniS Filipinos look to him for leadership,® iliary Corps) will probably start off with something like 12,500 women; working principally as coastal air defense workers, stenographers, telephone operators, chauffeurs, etc. But that will just be the beginning. From England, our army has learned that many of duties can be performed by women just as well, if not better, than by men. The Rep. Edin Nourse Rogers (Mas.) bill has bad some critics. But one thing that practically clinched 'the idea that women would come into the army was the insistence of Gen. George C. Marshall, chief of staff, "that I regard the passage of this bill at an early date as of considerable importance." Pointing out that congress had NOT failed to give the army practically everything it had asked for in recent months, the general continued: "There are at the present moment (women) volunteers being employed for critical phases of the aircraft warned. Peter, who a, few moments before in g service, on which .the security of KINGS ROW By HENRY BELLAMANN Copyright 1940 NEA Service Inc. Chest Colds VVAPORUB To Relieve Misery Rub on Tested 0 Rialto MIDNIGHT PREVIEW SATURDAY 11:15 'TO BE OR NOT TO BE' Sunday and Monday The Fighting "AUSSIES" See This Thrill-Packed Picture! Horsemen Sweeping Action, Stirring Drama, Love, Tragedy and Comedy against a blazing desert background that's a mere description of "40,000 HORSEMEN," Epic motion picture of the daring exploits of the Fighting Australians — WHY STAY HERE? CHAPTER XXXIII TVEXT day Parris had a call from Mrs. Skeffington— a per^ernp- tory invitation to tea. Parris bowed over the long skinny hands. "I'm awfully glad to see you." "Glad to see you, too. I hear you've been skinning the state out of a hundred thousand dollars." Parris sobered. "All right, all right. Spout your story. Did that fellow, Drake McHugh, actually have anything to do with this?" "Everything. I was in Europe." "So I heard. Smart. Didn't think Drake had that much gumption." "Well, his wife Randy—" "Fond of those two, aren't you?" "Yes." "Loyalty's scarce nowadays. Dying out, along with most everything else worth talking about." "I'll tell you about this real- estate business if you really want to know." "Of course I do. That's why I sent for you today." "Well, this really began when Drake's accident happened. Randy wrote me, or cabled me. . . ." When he came to the end she peered sharply through her gold- rimmed glasses. "I believe you." "Thanks." His tone was dry"Well, you needn't be persnickety about it. I doubt if anybody else will." "I don't think I care much." "I hope you don't. The Colonel —well, you know how the Colonel would have reacted to all this. What you.going to do about that dirty little newspaper?" "All that's happened between Drake and me is—well, not for Kings Row. He was kicked around, Mrs. Skeffington, you know that." "So you think Drake's really a pretty good fellow, do you?" "He's a very close and very dear friend. I love him more than anybody in the world, Mrs. Skeffington." "H'm. Want to bring—what's her name?" "Randy." "Want to bring her up to see me someday? I guess I'd better know your friends if you are going to have them." "I'll be delighted, and thank you." "Parris." "Yes, ma'am.' "Get out of this town." "Why?" "It'll never let you alone. It was a better town once." "Are you sure?" "Let me talk. A town can be the temporary camp of a tradition, of a good way of life. It can be an outpost for a long time. Sometimes the thing that made it live moves on—goes somewhere else. And a town like this—the way it is now—will go aftei you because you're better." "But, Mrs. Skeffington, Kings Row isn't really my principal concern. It's the hospital, my work there. The patients out at the end of Federal street are just as important as patients in Baltimore, or Boston, or Zurich, or Vienna. There are —I haven't said this even to myself—" "Go on." "There are plenty of specialists in my field in the important cities, and in the famous clinics. But I'm the only one here, at present. I believe I'm useful. I'm doing what I set out to do when I was a kid. It might as well be here. This is home." "I think you may be a fool." "Maybe. I told you what Herr Berdorff said when I suggested he take a professorship at Aberdeen and let his stupid little congregation go to thunder." "What did he say? I forgot." "He said: 'Parris! I am a preacher.'" "You're telling me the same thing, I see." "No, not really. You are kind to think of me. Colonel Skeffington was heavenly good to my grandmother. You're just like him. But the Colonel stayed on in Kings Row, too!" "He was tough. So am I." "Then I'll be tough." * * * T7VENTS and circumstances of the winter brought surprises to Parris. First of all he was surprised to discover that he cared what the people of Kings Row thought of him. For the sake of Drake and Randy he had to appear indifferent, but he did care. The second surprise came when he sensed that the town as a whole regarded him, for a supposed fleecing of the state, with a kind of respect. Kings Row also rediscovered Drake McHugh. He was, after all, the nephew of old Major Livingstone. Mrs. Sansome was heard to say that Mrs. McHugh was said to be really quite acceptable, Sarah, Skeffington clapped her hands together like a convert at a camp meeting when she talked to Parris about it. "King's Row respects just one thing: that's money. They say you're smart. It's just like cracking a whip at a pack of dogs. A hundred thousand dollars is something they can understand!" "I told you I didn't make that much money." Paris was bewildered. "Besides, I don't want to be respected for being a crook!" "What do you care, so long as you make .'em crawl? Parris, democracy is a fine thing, but it only operates among equals." Parris laughed. "I don't agree." "Ever here of noblesse oblige?" "Yes, and—" "You listen to me. Some of us practice such a thing because we know we're superior. It's based on a kind of contempt for people who need it!" "You don't believe a word you're saying." * * * CPRING came. A boisterous, shrewish, coltish kind of spring with rowdy winds and a damp, clinging cold. Parris walked often through it as the season broke, feeling changes within himself as timid as the sunshine, as hesitant as the unfolding of crinkled leaves. He walked hatless through the town, his brow very white, with fine lines across it, a few threads of gray in his tousled hair. He wore a mixed expression, as if mind and heart showed clearly separate there, the one cold and detached, the other shy and warm • —a look that turned inward. His walk one afternoon led past the schoolhouse and across the field that was his old way home— with Renee. He climbed the high wire fence—a new one running from the old rail fence at the end of the field—and walked up the slopes where maples were already shadowy with buds and leaves. The view spread out wide and clear before him. There, circled by the shining hand of the creek, the whole of it slanting in the sun, lay his old home. His feet had led him almost unconsciously to this place. There it was! And he had lived in dread of seeing it again! As he almost ran down the wide sloping fields toward the road he felt as if the whole spring day ran with him. He opened the small wicket at the high, ornamental wooden gates and walked slowly up the avenue toward the house. At the foot of the curving stone steps leading up to the terrace 'a wave of memory struck him—a thousand complex memories compounded in one instant. There would be his grandmother, and Anna, and presently there would be cakes, and tea, and coffee . , . (To Be Continued) | had hailed Jesus as the Christ, now ventured to rebuke Him, suggesting that he knew more of what should happen than the God in whose hands are the destinies of all. The sarpness j with which Jesus rebiiked Peter gives J us an insight into the (struggle which reached its climax in the agony and prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane . the coast lines of the United States MOROLINE Ceiling Zero SACRAMENTO, Calif .—(IP)—A. ctecfcl to the state for 1 cent—to adjust a error—bounced back. The bank ha written: "Insufficient funds." Ulna. TABLETS. SALVE. NOSt t £THEATERS • SAENGER >• I FM.-Sat.-"Last of the Duanes/N and "Three Girls About Town'£ Sun.-Mon.-"To Be or Not To Be" ''• Tues.-"Dark Victory" sj .Wed.-Thurs.-"You Belong To Me"-; RIALTO Matinee Daily v t Fri.-Sat.-"Down Mexico Way" afld'J "Melody Lane." $jf Sun.-Mon.-"40,000, Horsemen" y Tues.-Wed.-Thurs.-"Aloma of thej South Seas" and "It Started 4 , wu'U "nv.n" v ^ With Eve Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment! almost .to the very moment of Calvary. We think perhaps of Jesus as having j mastered temptation, once for all, at | the outset of His ministry, but we forget that He was in all points tempted as we are, and we fail to realize the intensity of that temptation, to turn from the way of the Cross and renounce a mission that meant His own destruction. Yet, the triumph was found in the clear word of decision and faith, "Not my will but thini be done." It is in this connection that Jesus enunciates the great truth, that it i only in spending and giving life tha we can save it. This is a truth that although it may seem hard to understand, is thoroughly upheld in al of life. The farmer who saves all his grain will have no crop; it is only as he scatters it, and as the grair rots in the ground while the germ o life produces new life, that he can hope to have a harvest. The realization of life through the gviing of life is natural law in the spiritual world STORIES IN STAMPS Ireland Threads Path Of Perilous Neutrality J?IRE, threading a perilous path , of neutrality among .the warring nations of the world; clings to an international tightrope which may snap at any time and plunge the Free State into war. Eire has fortified her coasts and is grimly prepared to combat any invader although realizing that her small army cannot hope for linal victory alone. The stamp above, issued in 1941, commemorates the Irish Rebellion of 191Q and typifies the fighting individ* ualism o£ the Sons of Erin. j England believes that the long toast line of the Irish Free State fs vulnerable to German invasion forces stationed at Brest and othei occupied French ports. If Eire were invaded, the Nazis would gain bases to attack Britain. ; To stave off such a projected Attempt England has sought the use of naval bases at Lough jSwilly in the north, and Bere-i haven and Cobh in the south. English naval authorities want these (bases to combat the submarine (menace which has functioned effectively off the western shores (of Ireland. . Ireland, however, led by miji- t tant Premier Eamon de Valera. adheres to a strictly neutral path, giving neither aid nor encourage- ,ment to England or Germany. NraJAENGER' Sunday and Monday Only! WE ANNOUNCE THE PRESENTATION *OF CAROLE LOMBARD'S LAST PICTURE TRULY, this is the picture everyone wants to see. An exciting romantic comedy keyed to an ever-mounting tempo of suspense. Carole Lombard, in her greatest role. Jack Benny at his best in a surprisingly different comic situation. Here is a Lubitsch picture —brilliant in its acting — spectacular in its scope. Be among the first to see this great motion picture. l Alexander KORDA TO BE OR IIOT TO BE b> Etn»| Ivbtuch THRU UNITED ABTISTJ Added Attractions t Latest' News t Conine Caddy Tuesday Only! "Park Victory"

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