Thursday, December 23, 19 HOPE STAR. HOPE, ARKANSAS As we extend our good wishes to you for the Christmas Season, we are remembering all the nice things you have done for us in the past. Jet* Speed Like Dress Shirts Are Tradition Gifts at Christmas c et By WILLIAM GOBER, JR. AP Newsfentures Jacksonville, !•'!;•,.-- How does it feel to fly a jet fighter piano over the tree tops at f>.% miles an hour? "Like riding a magic carpet." says Lt. Col. William D. Havilaiid, commanding officer of the IS Dili fighter squadron and one of America's top-ran!:iii;; jet pilots. You don't hear much noise —just the whoosh of the wind over the cockpit canopy. The din goes out, the turbine exhaust behind. "It's exhilarating." Col. llavi- land explains. "You're going so lust the landscape nenoath you. And you've got to think ahead ---away ahead — or you're a dead pigeon. "On a low-altitude speed run. you see a tower or a hill half a mile away. You start pulling up. gently but quick. Because in three seconds you're there." The magic attraction of the jet plane has finally been analyzed. Never before has man seen any- | Gifts of dress shirts are tradi- i itional with Christmas. Home Dem-i j onslration Agent Lorraine lilack- ! I Wood points out that shirts, like any ' I other gift, should be selected tor j long satisfactory service. ; She suggests looking for the fol- ' lowing point;; when buying a dress ; shirt: .... j 1. Buttonholes should be reinfor- : ced at both ends and should be in the middle of the center panel. In ' sliiped shirts the buttonholes should be centered on a '-tripe. | 2. There should be r.l leas! six ' buttons down (he front of Ihe shirt, i 3. Cuffs should open out. Hat to j avoid excess strain on the plackets j when the cuffs are ironed. ! ,. t - •-•• | -1. There should be pleats or i just unrolls i iT.ithers at Die. bottom of ihe voice | to give ease over the shoulders and | lo prevent strain. "i. Collar tiiis should be the same i length. j (i. Short stitches are one indic.i- I lion of good workmanship. There i should be l!i or 1!) stitches per inch, j 7. Be sure the shirt is pro-shrunk j 'Sanforized). ! 8. Examine the inner surface of ; shirts that are made of printed thins travel so fast. Kven some j cloth. Sometimes printing is used to i bullets cannot keep up with a conceal flaws in the cloth. j jet fishier at full throttle. A .45- j . . j caliber automatic pistol bullet has i a mu/./.le velocity of 750 feet a 1 second. The jet fighter goes 900 j feet a second. j When an F-80-C fShooting Star) j jet screams over, low and wide ; open, the average onlooker finds j it. difficult to comprehend such | spued. Like trying to describe a 1 color never before beheld. ! That, explains why a recent show ! by Col. Havilaud's 150th fighter i squadron of the Florida air na- i uard caused the. biggest ; traffic jam in Jacksonville's history. 1 Col. Haviland also leads the I Florida Rockets, a new abrobatic ; team of three Shooting Stars. At the most, several thousand spec- i tntors \vere expected for the dis- ; play. Hut the citizenry had got an j earlier glimpse of the jets going ; over on 'practice flights and they ! turned mil— 50,000 of them. j The. 150th is one of several-score ; national .t'.uard fighter squadrons i based at strategic points in the , United States. The exact number : is a militory secret, but officers | divulge they could send up thou- "When buying a lamp, be sure i to look for the orange-ancl-bu.e tag i which reads 'This is a Certified | lamp." ' advises Home Demonstra- j lion Agent Lorraine Blackwood . j Certified electric lamps, a new 1 portable type now on the market, J are both attractive and efficient, j she points out. j To be entitled to use the Cerli- ] fiecl Lamp tag, each lamp must | meet certain rigid construction and | performance requirements. They j also must conform in construction ! to the safety requirements of the Underwriters Laboratory. The Certified Lamp Makers organization i succeed the- IES Better Sight Lamp ! Makers. ' I Certified lamps may be purchas- j j ed in three models—floor, table, j °plijl i chased in types—incandescent light i but thev ! '"£• 01 ' a combination o!' incandes- i bei'n" c-ii-Miliod with iets -is cont ancl flwrescent lighting. All ! bung .,uppliecl \\ith__ jets -'- j ccl . lificd ]amps of lho nour^scent ) ! fas! as thev become available. i , -, 1 Col. Haviland, who had 60 com-i 1 ^' have a device in bat missions in the European the- P''cvent radio interference the base to when ater during the war, is the air- the lamp is on. man's idea of a crack fighter pilot. . Thc CLM . la ™P diffusion bowl He is a big. smiling Wisconsinitc I ls composed of two pieces. The lo who believes the best way to leaeh a man is to don a "G-suit" and show him how. He leads the Rockets through seemingly possible maneuvers while chanics on the field tremble hold their breaths. im- me College Clothes Acquire That Lady-Like Look wer part is a mold blown piece of glass. The upper part is a crown shaped piece of metal which notches securely into the glsss reflector '.. | bowl. This type of reflector dis tributes 40 per cent of the light up ward and 6 per cent downward. The ceiling of the room should be light colored so that the light directed upward will be spread over a large area. This helps prevent harsh shadows and a sharp con trust bctwen light and darkness. BY DOROTHY ROE Associated Press Fashion Editor Believe it ur not. there's a ladylike look about this year's college clothes — a quaint, demure air that suggests the days when Grandma was a girl. Moreover, our modern young hoydens are going for it, hook, line and j sinker. They can change from blue room, except in schools where such and a sweatshirt to a Victor- Milestone. Douglass T. Shaddox of Russellville has retired after 25 years of service with the forest service. His chief, Paul Gerrard, said Shaddox was perhaps the best known forest service employe in the Oxark National Forest. jeans ancl a sweatshirt to a ian dress and look as sweet and modest as a tin-type. They can do from pedal pushers and sweater to basque and full skirt in less time than it takes to cut a class—and the strange part of i! all is that in their noslalgiic clothes they manage: to look the part. This does not mean that dress manufacturers and college shops Lave at last realized their dream of dres.'in.i; up the college girl for :'.ood. She still clings lo her beloved jand they're stron. 'eel shirtwaists—if attire is barred, but when she dresses up for a date or a weekend, she Jooks every inch a lady, and seems | to enjoy it. • I Old fashioned fabrics such as cal j ico and challis are high on the list j of college preferences this fall. Full ! skirts arc in demand for dress up • wear—and they're usually about' two inches longer than Ihose worn by their mothers or older sisters. They're even wearing long fring ed wool stoles to match plaid skirts, for prim, starch they can send their laundry home. Why, everyone knows that it's old St. Nick himself, and it's time again to begin to notice that os always, the old fellow brings with him joy, and cheer for the Christmas season. May this Christmas be one of jolly remembrance for you. SPECIALTY CO. arrival o f another Christmas season brings with it,tbe joy-. ous recollections of many pleasant and friendly associations with those whom it has been our pleasure to serve in this community. £ack year we find ourselves eagerly awaiting the Christmas season because in it we find the opportunity to express again our appreciation for your thoughtfulness Ohd consideration. as we extend our thanks, we hasten to add bur best wishes to you for the Holiday Season. May it be one of manifold blessings ... a time of merriment and thanksgiving. May this Christmas be your happiest. R. V. HERNDON, Si. MAIN AT THIRD T. S. CORNELIUS HOPE ARKANSAS / '•>&\ w v u /v-'7\f' MirirfMfiadSE 0 nslmas abide with you always BROS.
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