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jrhufsday, Maccfi 18, 1943 HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS PAGE THREE Social ana P efional Daisy Dorothy Heard, Editor Phone 768 Between 8 a. m. and 4 p. m. i*> Social Calendar Thursday, March 18th Hope chapter 328, Order of the Eastern Star, the Masonic Hall, 7:30 o'clock. AH members arc ask- f/\f\ to attend. A meeting of the Lilac Garden club will be held at the home of Mrs. Floyd Porterficlcl with Mrs. Tom Ktnscr, associate hostess, 3 o'clock. Friday, March 19th Mrs. C. C. McNeil wilt be hostess lo the Friday Music club, 2 o'clock. An interesting program is being arranged by Mrs. Henry llayncs. March 22nd The Women's Missionary Society of the First Baptist church, the church, 2:30 o'clock. Mrs. Henry Haynes will present the Bible study. KEEP • OUR ln Pl ac °- Tamo that unruly look. Add lustre. Keep hair well groomed with Morollne Ifnlr Tonic. Large bottle 25c. Sold everywhere. NEW SAENGER Mrs. Arch Moore and Mrs. S. D. Cook are Hostesses to Garden Club The Gardenia Garden club met at the home of Mrs. Arch Moore Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. S. D. Cook, co-hostesses. Mrs. James Frank Ward presided at the business session. Reports were heard from the various officers after which the new business was brought before the house A nominating committee consisting of Mrs. C. V. Nunn, Mrs. Steve Carrigim, and Mrs. Albert Jewell was appointed. After the business meeting, Mrs. C. V. Nunn, program director, lead a round table discussion on perennials. At the close of the meeting a delicious salad course was served with tea lo 14 members and one guest, Mrs. H. J. Chcsscr. In the flower arrangement contest, Mrs. S. D. Cook's display was awarded first place. NOW MRS. HADIEY Edwud ARNOLD Fay BAINTER ^ ON STAGE 'Zan Dorra" World Famous Mystic! —STARTS FRIDAY— lENTING KWKOT OMfHt m with Johnny MACK BROWN Also Constance BENNETT tf and Don PORTE RIAITO LAST TIMES TODAY Bette Davis m a a Man Who Came to Dinner" and Gloria Jean . . in Get Hep to Love " FRIDAY - SATURDAY 1 TOCftS !!£<) mourn* JJfttiftS and Lean Errol Mary Healy in 'Strictly in the Groove" Mission Study is Conducted By Mrs. L. F. Hlggason Twenty members of Circle No. 2 of the Women's Missionary Society of the First Baptist church were present for the meeting at the church Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Mrs. L. F. Higgason led the study on missions, her subject being "Water of Life for the Thirsty". Coming and Going Private Jack T. Butler has returned to Atlantic City, N. J. after visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Butler of Hope. 'Army Nurse Virginia Crclli explains to Red Cross correspondent .George L. Moorad that this sign enforces Army taboo on dough' uoys invudinij nurses' n»*rm nf A w*n>«tnn« n^u t ^i_i •_. »» Key Jap Bases Hard Hit by Allied Bombers By the Associated Press Gen. Douglas MacArthur's headquarters today reported a smashing -issaull on the big Japanese base at Rabaul, New Britain, in which Allied fliers plastered the airdrome with 392 bombs, while other United Nations airmen attacked an enemy outpost in the Kai islands between Australia and New Guinea. The attack on Rabaul, just before dusk yesterday, touched off many fires and explosions and further crippled Japan's aerial striking power in the Southwest Pacific. Meanwhile, a Tokyo broadcast quoted Premier Hidcki Tojo as warning Japan that "the war situation is becoming more serious" — a confscsion underlined by Secretary Knox's statement in New York last night that Japan has lost 1,857,000 tons of shipping, or one- third of her tonnage at the beginning of the war. "The journey to victory is just Forgotten Men of Combat Flying Are Ground Crews bceun," Knox said. "We have readied the point By THOBURN WINANT A United Stales Heavy Bomber Base Somewhere in India, March 15 —(Delayed) — (/P)— The forgotten men of combat flying arc the ground crews. They don't get headlines, or medals or public acclaim, and they are never mentioned in com- muniques. But there wouldn't be any communiques if the ground crews weren't on the job before and after each combat mission. Talk to any pilot, and he'll give credit where credit is due. "The fact is they deserve most of the credit," declared Major William R. Starkc. 29, of Starkvillc, Miss., a squadron commander. "All we do is fly the planes. We arc utterly dependent upon the ground crews. If they didn't keep our planes in the best possible condition, we couldn't bomb targets in Burma day after day. A ground crew's work is never done. Each plane has more than 5,000 different gadgets to be checked. Before a plane can leave for combat at least ,25 ground area at American field hospital in New Guinea. Mrs. F. D. Middlcbrooks and little daughter. Kathic, of Little Rock are the guests of Mrs. Middlebrooks' mother, Mrs, B. M. Jones. Lt. and Mrs. Harry Shiver are expected today from Fort Sam Houston, Texas for a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Harry Scgnar, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Olscn arc spending the remainder of the week in Chicago. Mrs. J. M. Churchwcll and her sister, Mrs. V. E. Whitwell of Little Rock, have returned from Kecsler Field, Miss., where they were guests of Pvt. George Churchman. Mr. and Mrs. Garrctt Story, Jr. and children have returned to their home in Mindcn, La. after spending several days with relatives. Mrs. Garrett Story and granddaughter, Carolyn, Mrs. Herbert Voss and daughter, Margaret, and Mrs. J. W. Perkins and son, William, motored to Tcxarkana yesterday. Mrs. Blackic Elliot departed today for Dallas, where she will be the guest of relatives. Among the Hope visitors to Tcx- arkana yesterday were Mrs. Otis Gray, Mrs. John Clark. Mrs. Olin Put-tic, Mrs. Chester Hunt, and Mrs. Perry Taylor. Husband of Blevins Girl Listed Missing Mrs. Lucille Jackson of Shrove- port, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. S. .F. Loc of Blevins, was notified yesterday that her husband Jack Jackson of the U. S. Army, has been missing in action in the African theater since February. The War Department notification was by telegram. A Lucky Find Boonville. Mo. —Wj—While pondering what to buy his wife for her birthday anniversary, Capt. C. V. Anderson of Kcmpcr Military School was casually clearing out his desk. Back in a corner lie found a package. In it were throe pairs of nylon hose he hud purchased long ago, j'or u birthday present and had forgotten to take homo. This Man Thistles While He Works Chattanooga, Tenn. (/P)— Tom O. Sclman of Chattanooga has devoted a large portion of his farm to the production of blessed thistles, a plan needed in large quantities for certain pharmaceutical preparations. The war has shut off the source of supply in Euroope, which held a virtual monoply on blessed thistle for many years, so Selman increased his production to 82,000 pounds last year. He expects another bumper crop this season. Coffee Roasted On The Run London— (/P} —Now "GI Java" for American soldiers is coming from coffee roasted fresh on Army mobile units. There's a great demand among the fighting forces for American coffee, but supplies have been curtailed due to limited British roasting facilities and the lack of cargo where the conduct of this struggle will be from now on, of our own choosing. The initiative is ours." The Tokyo radio said Premier Tojo would be given extraordinary.! new war - time powers today and announced the formation of 'a board of advisers to the Japanese cabinet lo stimulate "an increase of fighting strength." While Japan thus displayed signs of worry over the trend of the war, Allied warplanes continued to blast at the westward movement of Japanese troops and supplies to the islands above Australia, attacking three enemy coastal vessels off western Dutch New Guinea. At the same time, Gen. MacArthur revealed the discovery of an elaborate Japanese encampment 50 miles above Allied - captured Buna, New Guinea, which was apparently intended as a base for a new offensive by 15,000 enemy troops killed in the battle of the Bi'smarck sea. Allied troops found the camp while mopping up in the area of the Mambare river mouth. A communique said the base afforded an "elaborate and recently constructed defense system, including prepared positions, pillboxes and hospital and other installations for a large force" — the force that was sent to the bottom of the Bismarck Sea in the destruction of a 22 - ship Japanese convoy en route to New Guinea. this base always are ready to go out on a mission — a percentage hard lo beat anywhere. In charge of maintenance is Lieut Raymond Scherff, 20, of Rye, N. Y., a combat pilot who has fought the Germans and Italians in the Middle East as well as the Japanese in Burma. He lakes the planes aloft for tests after the ground crews finish. And he does his share of operational flying over Burma, loo. His right hand man is Sergt. Francis D. Kenny, 23, of Norristown, N. J., line chief. Also assisting is Sergt. Emmett L. King, 28, of Raymorc, Mo, engineering inspector. King said his squadron was the air corps' oldest in point of overseas duty. He said its history dated back to the first world war, during which it was wiped out three times. Ground crewmen include Pvt. James W. Bennett, 23, Bruce, Miss.; Pvt. Harley J. Miller, 24, Waldron, Ark.; and Pvt. L. T Mitchie, 29, Merigold, Miss rewmen musi pui it in order. Sec- nds after it returns they go to /ork again, checking and recheck- ng it for the next mission. Sometimes ground crews work 30 ours without sleep. If they don't ave spare parts, they make good ubstitutes. Ninety per cent of the planes at Silver - plated bearings for airplane motors are widely used to withstand the terrific speeds of war. Native custom decrees that mahogany trees be cut in Honduras only in the rainy season and by the light of the waning moon. Notice Gardeners There Is No Rationing on Seed Beans and Peas. Mont's Seed Store Palestine Arabs Plan Political Body Jerusalem (/P)— First steps toward creating a representative aody of Palestine Arabs have been taken by a newly formed sponsor* ing committee at Haifa. No official political body representing all Arabs of the country has existed since dissolution of the Arab High committee by the Palestine govrnment in October, 1936, during disturbances. Requests for support have been sent by the new committee to the goverment officials. A conference of leading Arab personalities from the entire country now is planned by the Haifa leaders. Relief for Miseries of HEAD GOIDS Put 3>purpos* Va-tro-nol up each nostril. It (1) shrinks swollen mem-' branes, (2) soothes irritation, and (3) helps clear cold-clog- v^j-Ok ged nasal passages. WICKC 3-9 Follow complete di- '•*«T<J^_. reotions in folder. VA'f ItO'NOl space for bringing supplies from the United States. Green coffee grown in North Africa is roasted, cooled, stoned and ground in the moobile units which can be hauled on a truck and setup within three hours. < ' 0 Mrs. Aubrey Green and son, Jimmy, have arrived from McGregor, Texas to be guests of Mrs. C. D. Dickinson and Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Andrews. Second class Petty Officer Howard Miller of the "Scabocs" has returned to Davisville, Rhode Island after spending a 10-day furlough with relatives and friends in the city. Legal Notice ELECTION NOTICE Notice is hereby given that a general election will be held in the City of Hope, Arkansas, on Tuesday, the Glh day of April, 1943, for the purpose of electing the follosv- ing City officials: Mayor City Treasurer One alderman from each of the four wards. Voting precincts will be as follows. Ward One: 214 South Main Street. Ward Two: Court House. Ward Three: City Hall. Ward Four: City Hall. Witness our hands and seals on this 16th day of March, 1943. FRANK J. HILL, Sheriff. ALBERT GRAVES, Mayor. (March 18, 1943) V 'Ml By OREN ARNOLD Copyright; 1943 NEA Service,1(a ! c;i NEW SAENGER Ladies Only Special Performance Friday Morning, March 19 9:30 a, m. See! Hear! Question! "Zan Dorra 7 ' Each lady attending will receive free an astrological Reading! No One Under 16 No Children in Arms n Screen // Bride For Henry" GREETERS CHAPTER XVI «VOU mean, Ed, that we've got . to fly west again? To catch up with Jimmy?" "Yes'm. That's what he said. And it's not any forgery this time." "But—but why? Why does he want me?" Ed Bryan, airplane pilot, shook his head. "You know as much as I do, Miss Pat. He just telephoned me this morning and said I was to take you and catch up with him. Later I got verified orders from Colonel Furedy himself, so it ain't no monkey business." "No. But my stars, whatever can Jimmy want? Let me get my coat, Ed." Just that quick she was ready. Ed Bryan had telephoned her out of a sound sleep and she was dressed when he came for her at V a. m. She hadn't eaten breakfast, but she was ready to fly. You don't question orders in the Army, you obey them, Pat told herself. They snatched coffee and a bite of food before taking off, and Ed had some food in the plane for tier, too. "This is no short hop," he explained. "We'll have to refuel along the way, but mostly we're going to be flying. We're to catch him at Phoenix." "But what about the Kansas stops? And Denver, Colo.?" "Route's been changed, the colonel said. They cut out all bu Phoenix. On account of Phoenix is having a big soaring carnival 01 something, honoring Captair Carr." "Now that's nice!" "Sure! But why you and me have to be there, I don't know.' "Jimmy didn't specify a thing? What we were to do?" "No ma'am. He said to tucl you in a plane and catch up will him at the earliest possible stop That's all he did say." They took off without fanfar and roared away to the west Backed by Colonel Furedy, Ed had clearance at all the fields en route And the flying today was exceptionally smooth. To help puss the time for her Ed taught Pat a lot of thing through their head phones. You can always learn more flying lor from a pilot in the air than you can from the books on flying, sh had heard Jimmy sny, and sh vas a fascinated pupil. Later, .lough, she interrupted Ed. "Ed, tell me, would you marry n aviator? A girl who was crazy bout soaring and flying and all?" The big drawly southerner eyed icr in surprise, "I'd marry a Fiji islander if I igured she belonged to me:" Oh Ed!" she laughed at him. Ed Bryan was a good friend to lave. It turned out that he knew a ot about the middle west, and ho old her things without empha- iizing her own ignorance. "This is my first trip west of Chicago," she confessed. "I hear tell there's a lot of land, jeyond the Mississippi. We'll be ieeing. How come you asked who I'd marry?" "I—I don't know." "My girl don't fly. She runs a jeauty shop. We're putting war bonds in the old sock, against the time." "Ed! How nice!" "Yes'm. . . . What did you mean, marry a girl crazy about soaring and flying? You meant if I was Captain Carr, didn't you?" "Why, Ed Bryan! I said no such thing!" # * * T-TE was chuckling, and she could - 1 - 1 - hear that, too, over their head set. The captain is the smartest man I know," Ed went on, "bul why he chose the dame he picked must be a military secret." "Hush, Ed." "Yes'm." The day was long, and it was good to break it this way with friendly conversation. Pat was able to sleep for about two hours It made her feel grand again West of Oklahoma City she was fascinated by the changing landscape. Here, Ed informed her, the wild west began. And it looked wild, too; cities became scarce plains barren. Then after a while mountains of amazing color aw contour arose dramatically before them. "We're seeing the Rockies," Ed said. "Oh-h-h! Ed, they're so different. Rugged and—and every thing!" Her description was in adequate, but her enthusiasm was correct; more scholarly folk than Pat Friday have lacked words Ic describe the Rocky Mountains. Over New Mexico they ap preached a storm that was firs sand, then rain and hail. It acted afraid of them and shied on away They refueled at Santa Fe, an Pat got same travel folders telling about the southwest. "Oh, look, Ed," she held a japer. "Here's a picture of Super- tition Mountain, where the famous lost gold mine is. I've read about that!" "It's in spittin' distance ol 'hoenix, too." "Fifty miles," she read. "It even ooks ghostly in the picture." "It's east of town. We'll take a look at it, going by." As they came to Superstition fountain they encountered a vind blow once more. It was a black, maverick-like storm, which snorted and tossed the plane but was too small to do harm, a tiling characteristic of the Rockies. All he terrain and natural phenomena here were fascinating, Pat 'ound. They were to arrive at Phoenix ust before sundown. Only a very fast Army ship could have made t that quickly, but Ed and Pat had been favored by good weather most of the way. Ed contacted Phoenix Sky Harbor with his radio. We're ahead of the captain!" he called to Pat, then. "They're just coming down from Denver, but we'll land half an hour before they do!" "Oh, Ed!" Pat was nervous. Jittery. She couldn't say why, except that Jimmy had specified nothing in ordering her west again, and she was afraid there might be further embarrassment or trouble. Nearly 10,000 people had gathered at Sky Harbor to welcome the soaring plane, and so Ed wasn't quite sure what to do with himself and Pat after they landed. They just clung near the main hangars on the east side of the field. And then the sailplane caine into view. "He'll come right in because it's getting night and he won't want to disappoint the people," Ed told Pat. 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