Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 23, 1948 · Page 8
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fago Eight HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Thursday, December 23, 1948 Flower petals arc coated with tiny globules of natural oils, differing in composition in each flower, and these give off the fragrant scent. The United States Patent Office received more applications for (he registration of trade marks in 194R than in any other year: 27,739, including renewals. Wishing you a Very MERRY CHRISTMAS R. I. Gosneil Men's Store | STUEART STORES HUBERT W ATKINS Manager C. C. GARRETT Marker Manager Instead of thinking of the many fancy ways to express our wish, we simply say with appreciation and sincerity, MERRY CHRISTMAS W. Shanhouse & Sons, Inc. As the years roll by 'we realize more and more , •s how much it means to have . the confidence of folks like you. It is a pleasure to wish you K 'a Merry Christmas. itii True nab i ne$5, o uou jou am peoce- all Tnr'ouqro comma ueap. a HATTERS and CLEANERS YOU ARE SURROUNDED DUFFIE HARDWARE CO. li lent niaht Hope Builders Supply Christmas Starts Early forTrumans Independence, Mo., Dec. 23 —W) — The Christmas celebration started early for President Truman. A Christmas tree, 10-foot tail, stood today in the parlor of the big frame White House on North Delaware street where Mr. Tru man bustled about in mood. a holiday milked and dogs that produce lit ters at the yank of a zipper. Although this turn toward veal- ism may startle this year visitors i to Toyland, a spokesman for the Toy Manufacturers of the U.S.A. | says the trend goes back as far as the caveman. 1L: says the proven popularity of dolls with moving eyes and babylike voices which came out after Work] War I ;>nd animals, introduced durinH the :«)'s, which could be coaxed to cat, have encouraged the current crop of inventions. This crop. which includes toys eared to build careers or develop apabilities. begins with punching bags for babies and advances ui .. _, , ., . , ., .shows up in the true tone that can | Mrs .Truman and the president sj road-scrapers. A road scraper. ,or , daughter, Margaret, had spent cxarnp i e , which functions like the! three hours Tuesday night deiorat- jing the tree to have it ready when 'Mr. Truman flew in from Wash ington by plane yesterday. It was lit up last night when two groups of carolers got down to the business of serenading the White House family from the sidevvulks jordering the spacious lawn. The singers, from the William Chrisman High school and the Independence junior high schoji, tuned up with "Silent Night. Holy Night." They went on to "Noel" and then the popular "Wi.'iie Christmas." And finally, "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing." The president listened from his study, but made no appearances. Mrs. Truman and Margaret ap pearcd on the front porch and waved at the crowd. Mr. Truman planned to drive to nearby Kansas for more work City again today in his penthouse quarters in the Hotel Muehlebach on reports and other official papers flown to Missouri by courier plane. The president spent two hours at work yesterday afternoon. His press secretary, Charles G. Ross, said the chief executive will work while here on phases of his state of the union message to the new congress as well as on his budget and economic messages. Mr. Truman read with interest accounts of the hanging of Hideki Tojo and six other Japanese war lords, but withheld his reaction. "No comment," he told reporters. While the president will keep up yith the usual White House rou ine, Ross said he will try to relax as much as possible. "He's here to en.iqy the Christ- nas holidays with his family and J'iends," Ross said. Ross and Mat hew J. Connolly, appointments ccretary, kept Mr. Truman abrest if foreign and domestic develop Tients. But, mainly, the president found n this little midwestcrn town //here he began the career that ed to the White House the con- entment and happiness of any sue essful boy at home for the Christ mas season. real McCoy on U. S. Highway No. j 1, and which clears snow to boot, i is designed to open Juniors eyes to ' the wonders of construction engin j eerig. A new velocipede, designed to ac- comodato playground h i t c h- hikcrs, obliges the little passenger who bums a ride with a safe back platform. This year's doll carriage is enough like a real baby's pram j to qualify as one if the need should arise. Another example of realism show sup in the true tone that can be plucked, strummed or pounded j out of toy musical instruments. Ma i ly, like full-keyed pianos and ac cordians. make effective use of lew plastics. Versatile plastic appears again to supply the numbers for a new counting house toy designed for scholarly small fry. Plastic num bcrs are so weighted that the scale- will not balance unless Junior's mathematics is correct. s Toys Are Realistic BY EPSIE KINARD, NEA Staff Writer New York—-(NEA) — This year's toys reap the fruits of postwar research to reproduce more realistic miniatures of the grownup world for the child's realm of play, jetpropelled planes and realistic afe toys shows up in dolls, with washable hair, that can take paci fiers or bottles, cows that can be Present our best wishes once more TURNER'S Grocery & Market TO OUR FRIENDS Crescent Drug Store friendship in business invaSucblc asset and we arc S-ruiy gratefu! for yours. In appreciation may \/e wish a most pleosunv Christmas fo you and frhcse abour you. 'Whore Good Shoes are Fitted Correctly" FAMILY SHOE STORE 101 E. 2nd St. Corbin Foster Phone 1100 * Nothing reminds us more of the holidays than a Christmas scene, whether it be one of a winter landscape, a roaring fireplace, or children playing with bright new toys. Christ-mas reminds us of veil wishing, particularly to the people v/hom we enjoy serving . . . our customers. So we say to you with real appreciation, A HAPPY CHRISTMAS SEASON*

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