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Monday, December 20, 1948 HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Paae Threa' Social ana P< 'octal ana i"ersonai Phone 1268 or 1269 Between 9 A. M. and 4 P. M. Monday, December 20 Miss Carlcne Bruner, Mrs. Henry Haynes, Mrs. Basil York will be hostesses to the Friday Music Club, at the Hope Country Club Monday at 7:3(J p.m. l«'or transportation call (J43. Monday, December 20 'I he Business Woman's Circle o£ the First Baptist church will meet Monday night, December 20 at 1 7:30 o'clock, in the home ol JfcTrs. M. S. Bates, South Elm and V 16th Sts. for its animal Christmas party. All members arc asked to bring their Lottie Moon Christmas offering. Monday, December 20 The Fidelis Sunday School Class of the First Baptist church will have their annual Christmas party, Monday night, December 20 at the home of Mrs. John Keck, 1406 South E'lm Street, with Mrs. Ross Glcghorn and Mrs. William tfchooley as co-hostesses. Wednesday, December 22 Invitations have been issued to honor Miss Effie Elisc Hyatt, at the home of Mrs. B. E. McMahcn, Wednesday. December 22 from 2 to 5 o'clock. Hostesses will be Mrs. Finley Ward, Miss Ruth McLain, Miss Cariene Bruner, Mrs. Foy Hammons, Mrs. B. E. McMahcn. Coming and Going ^ Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Murphy, Jr. of Crossett are the holiday guests tf Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Murphy, Sr. and family. Miss Jessie Clarice Brown of Ouachita College arrived Saturday to spend the Christmas season with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Brown. season with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Win. M. Duckctt. Mr. and Mrs. John Cecil Weaver of. University of Arkansas. Fay- cltcvillc, arc holiday guests of their parents here. Miss Dora Lou Franks and her guest. Dale Dunn of the University of Arkansas arc holiday guests of Miss Franks' parents. Mr. and Mrs. Cline Franks. Home Gifts In Little Packages They Spell Christmas In Efficiency and Space-Saving \ Personal Mention Friends will be happy to learn that Little Miss Mary Ellen Booth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Duffie Booth is doing nicely in the St. Vincent Infirmary, Little Rock. Hospital Notes Branch Admitted: Mrs. Joyce Bobo, Hope. Mrs. Emma Erwin, McNab. Discharged: Miss Irma Gilbert, Washington. Julia Chester Mr. and Mrs. Julian Fields, Hope, announce the arrival of a daughter, December 20, 1948. Admitted: Mrs. Julian Fields. PIopc. Mrs. John B. Shapley, Hope. Discharged: Wm. Donald Thomason, Hope. Mrs. Thurman Ridling, Hope. Mrs. Frank Hill, Hope. Herbert Russell, Buckner, Ark. J. F. May, Patmos. George S. Mcehan, ope. Jack Bell. Charles Cough and Jimmy Wallers of Ouachita ' College, Arkadclphia, arrived Friday -jnght to spend the holidays with *thcir respective parents here. Mrs. John Arnold will have as houseguests during the holidays. Miss Katherinc Arnold of Washington, D.C., Mr. and Mrs. Evan Wray of Vcrnon, Texas, and Miss Margaret Arnold of Minden, La.. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bradshaw and family spent Sunday in Little Rock. Mr. and Mrs. Paul K. Sloan and little son. Craig, will arrive Thurs- jjllay from Stillwater, Okla. to be with Mr. Sloan's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Sloan for the holidays. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Bright of Conway are visiting his mother, Mrs. Mary Bright. Master Sergeant John B. Baber is visiting Mrs. Baber and parents. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Baber of Ozan. Sgt. Baber has recently returned from an overseas tour of duty in Alaska. Upon completion of his 4j«!eave, they will depart for Sacra- ™n1c.nto where he will be stationed at McClcllan Air Force Base. Josephine Mr. and Mrs. Grovcr L. Thompson. Hope, announce the arrival of a son on December *$,, 1948. Admitted: Milton Hosier, Hope. Mrs. Grover L. Thompson. Hope. Master Bengie Owens, Hope. Mrs. Gib Lewis, Hope. Discharged: Mrs. O. G. Boatman and little daughter. Fulton. Milton Mosior, Hope. DOROTHY D!X Sharing Interior Decoration Yuletide gifts for 'g'.e home promise less work, move fun, more elegant decor for homemakers. Midget cooker (inset top right) cooks breakfast bacon and eggs in two minutes with infra-red heat. Gift array (above) on the folding: coffee table includes antique French china tobacco jar; Belgian crystal vase and decanter; maroon linen cloth and napkins; plastic chess set; Steak knives. Wicker picnic basket (inset bottom right) is in- sulatcd. Silver filigree dish and table spoons (bottom left) I make their post-war reappearance. And a new holly-printed tablecloth (top left) sets off festive note for holiday dinner. By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D. Written for NEA Service The adolescent boy, roughly between % 13 and 18 years old. is neither little boy nor fully mature man. Now adolescence in boys comes somewhat later than in girls and brings entirely different prob- Here and There in Arkansas Little Rock, Dec. 20 — (/t 5 ) — The Arkansas State Industrial council of the CIO, at its llth annual con vention here, adopted resolutions urging elimination o£ the pol tax and repeal of the anti-violence strike act and the enabling act of the i'recdom-to-work amendment. Lee F. Tucker, Benton, president; Albert Pennington. vice-president and Charlie Cotton, secretary-treasurer, both of Fort mith, were re-elected. Callahan has disclosed. James Harrison Short, 40, Dallas Tex., was killed and Patrolman John Ermey, 35, critically wounded in a gun battle 1 after officers discovered the two men burglariz- •ng a drug store. Callahan said he was questioning Clarence Bryant, 25, ' Dallas, who was arrested after the gun battle, in an effort to link the pair with a tri-statcs narcotics ring. A quantity of narcotics was stolen from a drug store entered before the bur- It is a normal state of life a normal stage of develop- A. D. Brannan. Jr. and Johnny Brannan of Oklahoma A & M College, Stillwater, are holiday guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Brannan, Sr. Mr .and Mrs. Willie White of Preseott were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Rugglcs and family. h Misses Mary Esther and Betty Sue Edmiaston of Henderson State Teachers College. Arkadolphia are spending the holidays with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Edmiaston. Billy Duckctt of University of Arkansas, Fayettevillc, arrived Friday night to spend the holiday FEATURES 2:00 • 3:56 - 5:30 - 7:29 - 9:23 I CO-STARRING Alexander Knox • Phyllis lliaxler PcQgy Ann Garner • Ron Randoll DomoMayWhitty-AlleneRoberts TODAY e TUESDAY lems. and ment. The adolescent boy has neither the experience nor the maturity to solve many of his new problems satisfactorily alone and the result is often shown in erratic and peculiar behavior, especially at home. The adolescent boy needs the sympathy and understanding of his parents, and he needs adult companionship, loo. This does not mean the companionship of his own age should be excluded because that would not be right at any age. Strange behavior, however, should be taken in stride and not too much made of occasional lapses from convention manners. Such behavior, providing the home life has previously been satisfactory, will disappear with maturity. No Sharp Line There is no sharp dividing line between adolescence and maturity. Sexual instincts arise at this time and should be discussed early and frankly with parents or physician. Accompanying these new sensations and awareness of the world are problems with which every boy has to wrestle to greater or lesser degree. The normal boy should be allowed increasing freedom year by year rather than held in very tight control for several years and then put entirely on his own. This helps to develop the independence and stable nervous system which all parents should want for their sons. Little Rock, Dec. .20 — (/P) —Ar kansas' 395th traffic fatality of 1948 was William Mitchell, 67, Pu- iaski county hospital inmate. He died yesterday from injuries suffered Thursday when he was struck by a car near the hospital. Hot Springs, pec. 20 — (fP'i — Police are investigating the possibility that two burglars surprised in a drug store here early Saturday were members of a narcotics ring operating in Arkansas . Louisiana and Texas, Chief of Policee Hoorge glary which resulted in battle, the chief said. the gun Germans Repeat *» a Month Ermcy, shot in the body, remains in a critical condition, reported showing some mcnt last night. but was improve- Hot Sprints, Dec. 20 (IP). —R. H. Rowe, Hot Springs, didn't know the 323,000 answer when he was called by the "Stop the Music" program from New York last night. Rowc, manager of the insurance department of the national bank company, guessed the first tune on the give-away program, but could not identify the mystery tune. He said "it is just one of those things a person never thinks will happen to him." By Roberto CourHand omance Copyright bjf Gromcrcy Pub. Co.— Distributed by NEA SERVICE, IN<£, QUESTION: I am about -10 pounds overweight and allergic to a lot of foods. Can this be because the pcnercas does not manufacture enough juice? ANSWER: It is extremely doubtful that the pancreas has anything to do either with the extra weight or the allergy. Obesity comes always or almost always from overeating. | The daily intake of cobalt of a typical sheep is about one 28 thousandths of an ounce, yet if it is not present in its food the sheep will die. Today and Tuesday Features 2 00 - 4:15 6:33 - 8:51 JANE POWELL WALLACE BEERY NEWS MUSICAL PARADE THE STORY: Life seems bright and beautiful to sixteen-year-old Merry Carson, whose big moment is Tip Kennedy, captain of the high school football team. When Tip suggests they become formally engaged after they finish school, Merry is dazed with happiness. But that very evening she walks into a ft range scene at home. Her mother. Susan, hysterically tells Merry that Kin, Merry's dashing father, wants a divorce — that there is another woman. When Susan vilely abuses the other woman, Kin loses control and slaps her. Ill Merry saw Susan .st.'isycr back, her eyes wide, one hand going up to touch with incredulous fingers the iaint reddish mark on her cheek. She saw Kin's face, white and sick and ashamed. "I'm sorry. Susan: that was unforgivable." IK- :-a\d through clenched teeth, and gave Merry a look that twisted her heart. "You stru', 1 !; me," whispered Susan, us though shame could havo no further depths. She looked at him with dawning horror, and suddenly .she was shaking vio- whirled, unpleasantly startled. Kin stood there, looking at the woman who lay asleep in the big bed where Merry had been born. "She'll sleep till morning, Merry. Dr. Smith said," Kin's voice was low, and very tired. "Come downstairs, chick. I want to talk to you." Merry rose like' a frightened, docile child and followed him down the stairs and into the living room. Kin stood for a Jong moment in front of the big fire of logs that blazed on the open hearth, his hands sunk deeply in his pockets, his. handsome dark brown head, in which there was not a single thread of gray. bent. "I'd give my right arm, Merry, if I could have spared you that scene," he said at last heavily. "I didn't dream that Susan would go to pieces." "Is it true, Dad? I mean that you're walking out on us','" Merry whispered it, her tone thick with fear. 4,75 zone of American By WALTER BUNDLE American-Soviet Zonal Frontier, Germany, Dec. 17. —(UP)— This is a story that is being repealed 1,000 times a night—possibly 000 times a month—along the miles where the Soviet ermany borders the and British zones. It is the story of Willi Klcmpp and the night that he and his wife and his son slipped across the zonal frontier from Eastern Germany into the American zone, ref- —his papers were examined and he told his story. Although he entered illegally, the guards decided not to send him and his family back to the Soviet zone. Few refugees are turned back. Jsually only known criminals, offenders or persons wanted for war crimes. The Klempps were sent to an nterment camp for more questioning. 1C his story satisfies the authorities, he and his family prob- Dc-ar Dorothy Dix: How much should the husband have to sny about the furnishings, the adornments and the general arrangement of the home? I am very fond of my home and take a great interest and pleasure in beautifying it. to which my wife strenuously objects. She contends that, as the. wife spends most of her time in the home, she has the right to have full authority in it and make it the expression of her taste and desires, without any reference whatever to what the husband likes. In a word, it is HER house, not her husband's. This docs not seem fair to me. I think that the husband should have a part in the arrangement of the house since he is in the home about two-thirds of the time and, after all, he is the one who supports it. What do you think about it? W. D. S. Answer: Why wives consider that they have a right to monopolize the home and run it according to their own taste, without permitting the "gintlemin who pays the rint" to have even a say-so in the matter, is one of the peculiarities of the feminine sex. A woman may be devoted to her husband. She may admire his intelligence and respect his judgment until it comes to the home. Then it's hands off. She arrogates to herself the sole right to decide on the color of the wallpaper and what period the furniture shall be. Husbands are Handy This is a pity, for husbands not only are handy things to have around the house when the bills fall due, but many men are artistic by nature, and if their wives would permit them they would make far more beautiful and attractive homes than the ladies are capable of doing. Also the best remedy yet devised for house breaking a husband and keeping him home of nights is to encour age his hobby for painting pictures, or carving furniture, or developing a taste for concocting new dishes. Women make a terrible mistake when they don't give their husbands the run of the house, and lot them have a hand in decorating it. Dear Miss Dix: I have been mar•led for 27 years to a man who rankly tells me that he is madly n love with another woman and claims he never will be happy at lome wtih me. There are times, when he is at home, when I think :ie is going stark, staring mad because he longs so much to be with the one he loves and because he is so unhappy. I am sure the only solution of our tragic problem is ior me to give him a divorce In order that everything can be all right. A. S, Answer: Evidenty your love for your husband is as dead as his love for you, so why keep a festering corpse tied to you? Surely you can finn no pleasure in forcing n man to live with you when he hates you with every breath he breathes. So why be the dog in the manger that keeps away from another the love for which you have long since Jost your taste? You are still young enough to make your life over but, believe me, you will only find happiness if you give happiness. Dear Miss Dix: I am a girl of 13 and am very much in love with a boy who is 13 years old. You will most likely call it puppy-dog love, but it isn't. [ have been in love with him for three months. The trouble is he loves another girl. I have tried everything to get him back, but he just won't look at me* Can't you please help me? JANICE Answer: Well, dearie, you seem .o have diagnosed your trouble very accurately, even if you don't admit it. H is puppy love, all right. But while under certain conditions, as when grownups are laughing at you, it may be painful, yet it is never fatal. In a few years you will outgrow your infantile malady and will laugh to think that you ever could have imagined you were in love with some little boy as immature and ignorant as you were. The real serious phase of your trouble is that you arc wasting the time that you should spend in getting an education in slobbering over some little hobbledehoy lad. And that's a pity. Kin caught her close in gentle arms that, for all their gentleness, would not be denied. "Merry, Merry, my dearest child. ho\y can 1 possibly make you understand?" he said, and his lently and screaming wildly, half- I voice was an agony of tenderness. Starts Wednesday 'BELLE STARR'S DAUGHTER" way between tears and laughter. And Merry, who had never seen her mother overwrought and now saw her in hysteria, was fright"•d out of her wits. There was a hideous interval during which, between them, with Susan fighting Kin's touch, screaming' and kicking, he and Merry j carried her upstairs and put her to bed. Merry hovered over her, feeling as though all this must be some ghastly nightmare from which she would soon awaken, until the doctor camu and .gave Susan a sedative. JMcrry sat li, side h'.-r. holding the convulsively twitching hand, making Mule soothing murmurs of sound, un'vil Susan sank into sleep. And then Merry Went on sitting there, feeling as though the whole world had come apart around her and she wcic sitting in the terrifying rubbl by Hie d>.i.- Divorce! Her innl Divorce! But thai like her i her t oj c "You're so young." "I'm going on 17, Dad," she reminded him thickly. "Come to think of it. you are, aren't you?" He held her a little away from him and looked down at her, his handsome brows drawn together. ! Then his voice quickened. "Well, darling, maybe after all there is some hope that you can understand. It's just this, Merry; I've been very lonely these last years." Puzzled and hurt, she protested, "But, Dad, Mother and I have been right here all the time." Hi:; smile was faintly wry. "Bodily, yes," he admitted. "But Susan has always been preoccupied wtih her domestic problems; and you've been busy growing up. And—well, a man yearns for understanding companionship. I've asked Susan to take trips with me, when 1 had to make them; but she always pointed out that Ihe place would simply fall apart without her." "And so you found somebody else to make trips with you, load?" asked Merry. Kin studied her curiously, and there was an unhappy quirk to his clean-cut, good-looking mouth. "Weil, it wasn't exactly thai kind of affair, pel," he said at I hind last. "Lissa is not exactly a trav- (were eling companion to a lonely man. She's a rather wonderful person, ilerry. She is a widow. She is an expert business woman; she has dabbled a bit in politics; her Washington home is a place where all sorts of interesting people gather. Oh. it's so doggone hard to make you understand what she is like. Bui —well, chick, some day 1 hope you '.'.'ill meet her." "Oil, no!" It was a little involuntary cry of pain and sharp distaste. "I'm sorry. Dad, but I couldn't." (Tu Be Continued) ugees from communism. Willi Klempp isn't his real name. But his case is typical. He lived in a small but once prosperous town in Thuringia in the Soviet zone of Germany. Things had gone from bad to worse for him since the end of the war. The Communists had promised prosperity under a Russian-sponsored two-year plan. Instead, factories closed because they couldn't get enough coal and raw material. The shortages were intensified_ by the Western Allies' counter blockade, imposed in retaliation for the Russian highway and rail blockade of Berlin. Klempp's job as foreman of a small iron foundry collapsed. He had had no clothes since before the war. He could get only black bread for his family to eat. There had been no meat for the past six weeks. There were no fats at all, The Russians promised 2,000 calories a day. Klcmpp and his family were lucky if they were getting 1,400. Ho gave up attending political meetings after his Christian Democratic party was forced into the Communist fold in Eastern Gcr- Tiany, The Soviet xonc German police noted his absence. They went to his house once and asked ques- .ions. They also asked questions of. :iis neighbors. Recalling thai three friends already had been 'drafted' for labor service somewhere in Russia, j Klempp decided the time had come I to flee. It meant leaving his pre- j war home, lii.s HKiV car and his furniture and household goods. | But his wife and sou agreed that flight seemed the only answer. They remembered letters from a brother in the American zone describing life there and decided to iry and join him. The three KJejJipp.s packed only what they could cany — warm j clothing, a few valuables that they I might trade fur \Vu.stern marks and! a little extra food. They told neigh- | bors they were to visit a cousin | and boarded a train for the West next mommy. The train carried them within five and one-half miles of the frontier.' Their hearts pounded as they moved away from Die .station with their heavy suitcases under the eyes of a number of blue-uniformed Soviet zonal police. 'The traded their last East marks, two packets i,l cigarets and all that remained of their cheese lor an old wooden cait on which they loaded their hujgage. They pushed the call along a muddy side road out of town that angled close to the frontier. Down an intersecting road they could see a line of Soviet trenches dug across the highway. There, were heavy wooden barricades and a small guard shelter. The Klompps —- lather, mother and son—followed tin 1 side road into a heavily wooded aiea. Dusk was falling as the\ pushed the cart off the road in anioiu 1 , the trees which extended across ilu; frontier. A German Soviet bolder guard passed on patrol. The Klempps had heard of what happened 10 those caught li'vin.; to flee Eastern Germany. Hut the;, a clump of not found. A heavy log ije- oat ably be permitted to join his brother. Will Klempp found escape easier than he had thought. German police say probably 08 per cent ol those who try get safely across trc border. Tiny fibers split out from kang evoo tail tendons are valuable ii testing chemicals used in tanning leather. (Released by The Bell Syndicate, Inc.) Hayworth, Flynn Back in News >ain Hollywood, Dec. 20 — (IP)— Rita Hayworth and Errol Flynn were in the headlines again today— with pats on their backs .that closely resembled spankings. The Hollywood Women's Press club yesterday named them the least cooperative 1 'actress and actor for the year. The club's "golden apples" as the most, cooperative actress and actor went to Dorothy Lamour and Glenn Ford. FLOWERS — — For All Occasions CHRISTMAS POT PLANTS Cemetery Decorations HEMPSTEAD NURSERY & FLORAL CO. S. Main Phone 236 Notice Place your order now for a Holiday Supply of EGGNOG MJX and CREAM with your Favorite Grocer - - - -or call OLIE'S DAIRY I'honc 938 lh< rd They tinu-d forward alja clutching ih Twice they they glimpsed a of the- Soviet g the ban leaded Then, suddenl the frontier. It w tree with /xui.'leu and yeliow . They Geni lan Aine i lean lion. A Gen'uan polic them. Klempp shouted to descend. then moved .i.'iing the t a ll and lev. possessions, niched in panic os .1 man moving out •Her along tile E'VE searched everywhere to find some new way of expressing our greetings to you. Each selection we made was discarded and each time we came back to the old reliable/ "Merry Christmas". It just fits the occasion perfectly and we see no reason to change it or to use any other expression. So when we say, "MERRY CHRISTMAS" please remember that it is expressed with all the sincerity and appreciation we can think of for your loyalty and consideration in the past. CHAS. A. COMPANY

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