Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 8, 1938 · Page 6
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W&fi SIX HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS j December 8,1938 fSCLUB NOTES McCaskill Cilwistmas party was enjoyed by rs of the McCaskill Home Ifeffionstration Club, Thursday after- jrWBri at the home of Mrs. J. S. Bitticks. S*eh member brought a home- gift as a present to the person name she had drawn at a meeting. A Christmas tree had been erected by the hostess, and th^ members decorated it with hand- flii&e ornaments. Devotional services were led by Mrs. Herman Rhodes, after which a Christ- masjstory was read by Melva Bullington, home demonstration agent. "The history of the song, "O Come All Y* tfaitWul," was given by Mrs. C. S. Bitticks, after which it was sung by the club. New officers were elected for the comiAg year. President, Mrs. Hermon Rhodes; vice president. Mrs. E. W. Rhinehart; secretary-treasurer, Mrs. J. M. Curtis; reporter, Mrs. T. N. Buckley. Mrs. Melvin Askew was elected recreation leadar, all other local leaders having retained their subjects. After the business of the meeting was attended to, popcorn candy and peanuts .were served from pine needle baskets. Everyone reported a nice tlm& The club will meet next month in the home of Mrs. J. E. Gentry. Abe Ellis, iverlord concessionaire of haat check rooms around New York towii, claims thaat one man in ten forgets to claim his hat after a soiree in a >fe wYork hot spot. Unclaimed hats"are held b yhim for a year. Young Will j. Harris BIRTH OF A SONG From ASCAP Files' By Joseph R. Fliesler and Paul Caffuth Victor Young was born in Chicago. His father, an opera singer, discovering musical talent in his son, bought him a violin. At six he was able to play it. Four years later, Victor was sent to his grandfather in Warsaw to study at the Conservatory of Music, where his virtuosfty earned, him the Diploma of Merit and an appearance with the Warsaw Philharmonic orchestra. Victor toured the European capitals. The course of his life seemed shaped to a career of classical music. But, then, the world seemed destined to enduring peace. War ?imes found Victor playing in Kiev. Hero ho Wai detained by the Bolsheviks, but was aided to escape by a friendly officer who had heard him play. A Book i Day By Brut* Cftthm A Sninll Town Boy Describes Another Picked up by the Germans after his escape, he was again imprisoned, and again his violin stood him in good stead, and he was set free. He made his way to Paris, back to Chicago, and finally on to California, where he met his sweetheart and took a job in motion pictures, to help support his wife. He became a compose? and arranger of popular music, and his first tune "Sweet Sue-Just You" is already on its way to becoming a classic. Recognition came when he was elected to membership in the America;-. Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. His continuing contributions to American music overshadow his career as a concert violinist. A better biographer for Cnlviii Co- oligc thnn Willinm Allen While could hnrdly hnve been found anywhere. So it is natural to expect o good deal of Mr. White's now biography, "A Puri- tnn in Babylon," (Mac-million: $3.50), an dlt can be said at once that the book is not a disappointment. Here, by a man with a small-town background, is a thoughtful study of 'he small-town man who was President during America's most hectic big-city era. Mr. White sees Calvin Coolidge as a throw-bock to the rural New England of a century ngo. His virtues were what wo would call ild-fnshioned virtues; yet somehow he fitted perfectly into a time when those /itrtics were tit n very great discount. There is n prodigious puzzle to bo •olved there, and Mr. While does not quite solve it. Perhaps nobody :;m. But this book docs arrange most ,>f the puzzle's pieces. It is a study ,>f Calvin Coolidges' times, as much of Cooliclgo himself, and itis an important contribution to our understanding :if the great boom of the 1920's. H also helps one lo n partial understanding of thhe enigmatic Coolidge himself. There is, for instance, one immensely revealing anecdote. While Mr. While was visiting the White -House once, studying his subject, Co| ulkltfc asked him just what he want| ed. Mr. White said that he supposed j what he really was after was a look L-t the real Coolidge behind the mask. Coolidge thought for a minute, then smiled. "Perhaps there isn't any," he said. Thehre was one, though, and Mr. White docs n sympathetic but not uncritical pob. of digging him out. Mussolini bans the use of a "pony" in translating Latin in schools thereby coupling free livery service with free speech and freedom, of the press. A night club patron 'enjoyed a holdup immensely. Did him good to sec the waithcrs with their hijkls up. Instead of out. American Radiator Floor Furnaces Installed Easy Terms Harry W. Shiver PLUMBINCS-KUJCTIUCAI, With the Hempstead Home Agent Melva Bullington Mechanical Sparring Partner Meets All Comers Ft Set 40c .Fro V alt be B r 7 .., IS A SMART MAX'S GOAL Smart men prefer Manhattan ^Shirts because they're styled for smart men, because they're out of graceful modern fitting, because — everything considered ^Manhattan Shirts arc your best money's worth today. Termites The best lumber is helpless against a small white insect that is responsible tor thousands of dollars damage to buildings every year. Termites live in the soil and feed on wood. They avoid light, and work on the inside. Frequently lumber that appears to be sound will be found to belittle more than a shell with the interior almost completely eaten away. Damage by termites can be avoided >y proper construction, according to 2arl L. Arnold extension agricultural ngineer, University of Arkansas Col- ege of Agriculture. All wooden parts of a building hculd be placed so that they will be lermanently dry. Rubbish and debris •n which termites could feed should ;e carefully cleaned from the vicin- ty of the building. The building should be placed on a | tone, brick, cr concrete masonary 'cundation which extends at least 18 nches above the ground, Mr. Arnold :dvises. If a brick foundation is used, t should be laid with a Portland ce- nent mortar rather than a lime mortar, ince termites will burrow through! ime mortar for several feet to reach ] he wooden parts of the structure. I Over the top of the foundation, a • termite shield consisting of a strip of, sheet metal should be placed. This] netal should extend about 2 inches i in either side of the foundation and be i bent clown at an angle of about 45! Icgrees to the horizontal, Mr. Arnold i •aid. "The Friendly Store" The Library Tangling with a human opponent after a brisk workout with this mechanical sparring partner should be a pleasure. The machine, designed by the Rev. Frederick Westendorf, Catholic Youth Organization director, uses compressed air to shoot its fists. Coa'ch Mike Duclak ol the Garj Ind., C, Y. O., is shown working it against Joe Koenig, a lightweicht.. Head the following hunks from the helves of the City Library: "The Self You Maine to Live With," by Winifred Rhodes. "Behind that Curtin." by Earl Biggo rs. "The Gum-duel Halo," by Margaret Pedler. "The Chance of a Lifetime." by Grace L. Hill. Prescott Cagers to Play Gurdon Friday Laneburg H a n d s Curly Wolves Defeat in Opening Game PRESCOTT, Ark.—The Prescott am Gurdon basketball teams will clash Friday night in the Prescott gymnasium at 7:30 o'clock. Both boys and girl. 1 ; tei;ms will ;;lay. This will be the first game of the season for Gurdon. Prescott opened the season this week with Laneburg, both boys and girls teams going down to defeat be-fore the fast Laneburg club. See Our Gift Line SIIEAFFER PENS YARDLEY TOILET SETS CARA NOME GIFT SETS BILLFOLDS—BIBLES LEATHER GOODS MONOGUAMMED STATIONERY GALES CANDY MEN'S TOILET SETS JOHN S. GIBSON DRUG CO, . ; The Christmas Tree Gifts from the farm can add surprise and novelty lo almost anyone's -hristmas tree. A look at the Christ- r.as gift lists of home demonstration : lub women throughout the country .-ffers many suggestions for unusual •ind altrative presents. Among the gifts may be found, hot dish pads, crocheted of twine or pine needles, laundry bags, pot lifters, handkerchiefs bags, rugs and ice tea coasters. Miss Sybil D. Bates, extension specialist in home industries, University of Arkansas College of Agriculture, makes some other suggestions for Christmas gifts which can be very attractive, but inexpensive. A small box cut and made with six compartments to fit jelly glasses may be covered with tinsel paper. The pantry shelf will provide six varieties of Attempted Bribery? Movie Scrapbook By BILL PORTER anil GEORGE SCARBO Acting is a means to an end with Thomas Mitchell ... lie wants to write screen plays . . . has been acting for almost 25 years . . . but has never re- jelly to place in the compartments. The package can be wrapped and decorated with greenery from the woods. Confections made with home-grown hickory nuts, black walnuts, and pecan meats, such as icebox dropped cookies, candies, and salted nuts, will be most welcome to the person with a sweet tooth. Miss Bates suggests that coffee cans with close fitting lids can be painted in gay colors and used as containers. An unusual and very atlractive gift can be made by fitting cellophane bags filled with shelled popcorn into large husks of corn from which the ear has been removed. Several ears tied together make a very acceptable gift, Miss Bales suggesla. A Royal Decree-Lafw published in the Italian Official Gazelle requires that all new power plants be built to they can use gas .solid fuel, or electric power. y.v.vv.v.v.v.vv.v.v.-.v.% •U Try Us For Your Meat Curing and Smoking. We Do It Right. Home Ice Company 916 East Third Street Hope, Ark. i God bless the owl that picked this fowl and left the bones for servant Jones.—Gen. Robert E. Lee as quoted by Mrs. Lorec Latham of Washington in whose home the general pronounced the benediction. I still love him, your honor, but anybody that kills him ought to fict amedal.—Mrs. Margaret Klaus telling a Chicago judge why she tried to shoot her finance when he refused to repay her $6000 end told her lie was going to marry another woman. Don't Miss Our Living Model Gift Style Show In Our Windows—7:30 to 8:30 THURSDAY NIGHT . See What's New in Gifts THE STYLE LEADER? FRIGIDAIRE 3kip Payment Plan. First Payment Due April 1, 1939. 30 months to pay same interest rate. Give Your Family One For Xmas AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLY GO, (Phone 144 Hope, Ark, Master Shoe Rebuilders 123 So. Walnut St. Anything in shoe repairing, New Straps, New Elastic, Toe Lining, Dying. No job to great or too small. WORM.6P IN EVERYTHING FRPM SHAKSSPfiASE.... DIVIDES T/ME BETWEEN PICTURES AMD FHA 5% Loans New and existing property. Real Estate Wort. Loan Service Pink Taylor, Agent; 309 First National Bank Building. Phone 68G. IN*fH£ ni-iincd long uway from writing . wrote his first vaudeville skit at 17 . . . iictuil in it hirn.self . . . worked on the staff of the Newark Star . burn in hli/iibfth, N. J. . . . was July 1 1 . . . is married and has a daughter, Anne . . . five feet, nine inches tall, weighs 1-15 , . . blue eyes and brown hair. THAT? ALL DODGE AM$! TAKE A LOOK! New headlamps—wider apart, closer to road—for safer night driving! Better visibility in rain, fog, snow and dust! Fender grille guards, above, at slight extra cost. Decide For Yourself! I T takes a heap of good looks for any car to stand out in today's sparkling stylo parade! Frankly, v.-e think Dudge does. But we're not going- lo jnsist. Instead we'll leave il to you! "Take a Look...that's all Dodge asks!" And after you've feasted your eyes on its windstrvamcd beauty, its gorgeous interior, its "Jewel Case" instrument panel, take a look at the many new engineering ideas that make this the greatest car Dodge ever built! And then take a look at the price lag! You'll be surprised— because Dodge prices are as much as $55 less than last year! TIP TO FATHERS: Here's how to end Christmna shopping worries right now I This yeur buy just one gift for the whole family — a new 1939 DoUuc Luxury Liner 1 TAKE A LOOK! New handy gearshift near the steering wheel at no extra cost) Floor is clear and unobstructed' • /ffnSS&S* 756 ms Coup es $ 5e «*ans $ M/CEj/'l a "«f Up TAKE A LOOK! New invisible luggage compartment— completely concealed, yet is 27% larger than old "trunk-style" compartment I Three bellboys needed to carry luggage to fill itl IllFfOfB/uTn 1 *** a/I «*H illP^ ^iS»«ifc« : 'Mdo . *«;. dlo THENEW/939 "••aaytegs Third & Walnut B. R. HAMM MOTOR Co. Hope Arkansas

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