Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 23, 1948 · Page 13
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Thursday, December 23, 1948 HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Pago Thirteen 1 Believes Security Is Stagnation By ED L. CAMPBELL AP Newsfeatures London—• Security, said the man. is stagnation. .He sounded like he knew what he was talking about. Certainly Robert Donat, lor it was that veteran British actor do- ing the talking, can say at (he age of 43 that his own life has been neither secure nor stagnant. Currently the outlook is • bright. Donat's newest picture. "The Winslow Boy,' 1 from the smash stage hit by Terence Rattigan, is playing to big houses in London's West End. Americans who have seen it predict it will be a box office success in the United States. But it has been a long time since he scored his last film hit. And a lot longer since he did anything outstanding on the stage. He started with a big film winner in "The Count of Monte Cris- to." Then, after several mediocre efforts, he rang the theatrical bell in James Bridie's "Sleeping Clergyman." On the debit side went another string of efforts until Hollywood skyrocketed him to the HMO star of tiie year award in 'Goodbye. Mr. Chips." The war and Donat's own Lancashire stiibboi ne.s.i brought on the next "low." Donat sent his wiic and throe children to the United States in order to protect them from Hitler's bombing, but he refused to leave London himself. Arguments art Granger's 'Captain Boycott." Q The Christmas season, with all its pleasant.traditions, reminds us again of the cordiality and good fellowship that has been ours to enjoy with our legion of friends. Good friends and Christmas combine to make this time of the year the most glorious occasion of them all. jAs we extend our best wishes to you, we include our heartfelt thanks for your fine cooperation with us during the past year. Hope Phone 944 Ark. Paris Designs Recovering From New Look Suggestions for Table After material. 1 ! are assembled the first stfp' in' making the molded floating candle is to cut a core. For each sot use identical cores cut from thq same, or similar candle ends. Cut ' each core l'i inches A bowl of flower-shaped candles floating in water will make an at- I ",. | tractive table decoration for the cp AP Newsfeatures Paris—Paris designers have re i „, .. covered from the cloth-consuming holiday dinner party. Many large orgy of the "new look" and return-! gift stores now sell these floating candles at Rift prices. Similar ones can very easily be made from discarded, partially burned candle's at no cost, states Lorraine Blackwood, home demonstration agent. Yon can use burned candle ends ed, this fall, to the slim elegant | lines that have been the formula for Parisian chic for so many years. Hip padding, exaggeratedly full skirts and the frippery of peeking sctticoats have all been left behind. iVhile designers still put the accent on femininity, they aren't rcck- "ess in their pursuit of sexy contours. Length has provided the biggest surprise of the season. Many big name houses have raised hem- ines to the level the moderates fiad it last season—between 12 and .4 inches from the ground. One louse even hit the 15-inch mark jut onlookers generally agreed that such shortness looked quite odd. On the other hand there arc top- 'light houses still showing skirts that dip as low as eight inches from the ground so it seems you can choose any length you like and still be fashionable. Newest silhoutte to emerge from hose fall shows is reminiscent o£ the lf)20's. From a well indented waistline (strictly 1948) the skirt clings sheathllke to the figure ns far as midthigh or knee level. Full- icss then flutes out either from back paneling or from a deep flounce set all around. Pencil line skirts, slit to provide lep movement, wrapover types, spiral and corkscrew skirts complete the straight-line range. The corkscrew skirt, introduced by Jacques Fath, has drapery wound around a narrow, close fitting underskirt. Evenly distributed all-around fullness has been replaced by gently flared gores, or sheathliko skirts that have a bunch of fullness cascading cither down the side front or at the center of the back. The "Dior dress" which has taken the place of the "new look" has a skirt stiffened from waist to hem with double impressed inverted pleats -set at the center front and back. It looks as though its been puffed out by a very high wind. of any or nil colors. Red. of course is the choice color for a Christmas centerpiece. Then you will need scalloped individual gelatin molds and a sharp knife for cutting the candle ends. long then whittle off '•!> inch of tho wax, leaving each core wick exposed \2 inch. Next melt a, sufficient quantity of wax to mold the desired set of indies. Arrange molds on a flat baking sheet for ease 1 in handling while cooling.. Kill each mold until wax stands about 3,4 inch deep. Allow to cool slightly before placing core in center of each, as there is a possibility that the melted wax is hot enough to molt the core. When core 1ms ticen centered and wax- begins to 1 stiffen some, you can shape the pctais by slight pressure of the thumb. After molds have cooled for about 20 minutes, place them in a refrigerator to chill. When com-1 casion arrives, she states. plotely chilled, the candles are easily removed from the molds and ready to be floated in water with a few twining branches of phila- delphus when the appropriate oc- Properly made candles Witt burn approximately two hourS; A box of five or six molded flontim; candles makes a nice fam* ily to family Christmas gift. Having Many Setbacks AP Newsfeatures Darwin—Australian and American scientists are having many unhappy set-backs in their search for rare specimens of Australian native life in Arnherh Land, northern Australia. Here are some of the troubles: Dr. David A. Johnson, associate curator of mammals at the U. S. National Museum, Washington, sighted a dugong. This is a rare species of marine mammal, the supposed original of the Mermaid. The dugong was gamboling around on a sand bar. Dr. Johnson paddled a canoe out to the bar. His arrival frightened the dugong away. He took a short walk. His canoe disappeared while he was gone. It was a long and lonely night with the dugong playing in the water just out of his reach. Next morning the canoe was returned by aboriginal women who had thought it abandoned. The dugong was lost. F. D. McCarthy, anthropologist to the Australian Museum at Sydney, found a rare and valuable fresh water tortoise. Aboriginal carriers guarded it carefully for fifteen miles. The_n their appetites over came their good intentions. Then they cooked and ate it. ... Herbert H. Deignan, associate curator of birds at the U. S. National Museum, wanted a "Warbler." He trekked hundreds of miles carrying elaborate bird catching gear Not one did he se eon this trek. Back in Darwin one morning outside his Darwin quarters, he he"'•d a beautiful warbling note. There, a few feet away, was a coveted Warbler. His trapping gear was .still further away. He missed the bird. .... McCarthy was searching for a cave painting of a Malay prau on I Groote Eylandt. Suddenly he saw a fine young rock wallaby. He rushed back towards the camp to tell Dr. Johnson, who wanted such a specimen. Stumbling over rocks he met D.R. Johnson hurrying to tell him he had just found a beautiful cave painting of a Malay prau. Neither found what he wanted. Dr. Johnson, after many disappointments, caught a fine red kangaroo. He drove all the aborigines away in case they mistook it for food. Then he hung the kangeroo in a hut ready for skinning and went for his knife. When he returned the camp dogs, sitting outside the hut. were not hungry. But there was no red kangaroo. this finally ended in mutual agreement to dissolve his connection with the American company. The result was a return to the staae and little success. His wife returned after the war but only to obtain an uncontented divorce. Donat tried out and missed the part of Bill Sykes in "Oliver Twist." lie got a bit part —hardly three minutes— in Stewart Granger's "Captain doyeott." Then came "The Winslow Boy." Sir Alexander Korda, who always has liked Donat's work, gave him the difficult role made famous by the stage star. Enilyn Williams. Donat explains his checkered career by acknowledging that "people call me difficult." He is apt to receive guests dressed in impressed tweeds, an old sweater, a shirt with rumpled collar and tie awry. He will sprawl on the floor to demonstrate the construction of a model ship hu and his oldest son, John, are building together. John and Brian and daughter Joanna divide their M-liool holidays between their parents. I Try to steer the conversation i into personally prying channels arid > i Donat is off like a deer, talking of i other things. | "The creative urtist must pro- j I serve his freedom if only to pie- i serve the element of uncertainty." | he declaimed. "If the only thing i you get out of life is security, the j remit is stagnation." | 's Jewelry Store Hope, Arkansas Jno. S. Gibson May your happine and may to each moment of ths ippiness at v.hri'M'mp^ |^|ij^^ nay it add mUch ^'f^fi^^S^^;^ Jim James Tom Payne Ray Turner B. R. Hamm Motor Co. Hamm Ti HOPE ARKANSAS

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