Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on April 7, 1943 · Page 6
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas · Page 6

Hope, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Wednesday, April 7, 1943
Page 6
Start Free Trial

|<s*H -j M3f SIX HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Wednesday, April 7, 1943 Interest n Arkansas Jections Rock, April 7 (/P)— A small s expected today in Arkan- MS municipal elections, due to the 5 ' Kiel that in most cities the late of Candidates was unopposed. However, in a lew cities run-offs brought sprited contests, city ordi- tfances were submitted voters in some municipalities. The only issue facing Little Rock Voters was an annexation ordinance %Wch would bring about five Square miles into the city. All candidates for city posts were unopposed. In North Little Rock, balloting Was a formality since the entire State was without opposition. Hot Springs, — As usual, Mayor tco P, McLaughlin and eight aldermen are unopposed for re-election. McLaughlin has been opposed for re-election only three times during his 16 years as the city's chief "executive. Stuttgart — L. K. Buerkle, former representative from Arkansas county, and Dr. H. S. Necl. a dentist, oppose each other for mayor Ih the only contest here. To curtail expenses, both candidates agreed to use only one voting pecinct instead of the custo- ;»iary three. H. C. Stump, mayor for six years, declined renomination. Russellville — Mayor Charles M. Mowell was returned to office for the third time today without opposition, out his record was beaten by Mrs. Louis Hood, city treasurer, •who was named to her sixth successive term. The entire state was unopposed. Fayetteville — Mayor George Vaughan and all other nominees for city office were elected with out opposition today. Fort Smith — Commissionership Oi public works, utilities and parks is the only contested post in today's election. Incmibent H. S. Peck is opposed by Jay Medlen, engineer. Voters were also asked to approve or reject a garbage collection fee ordinance and a library tax levy. Pine Bluff — Mayor Lawrence Blackwell and the other five candidates for Pine Bluff offices were reelecled today without opposition. Camden — Only contests today were for alderman in three of Camden's four wards. Elected without opposition were Mayor R. S. Risinger; city treasur- ^cr Tom Morton, and Dr. R. B. Robins, ward three alderman. Dr. Rob- Ins is president of the Arkansas Medical Association. Blythcvillo, Though there were no contets for offices in today's city election, Blythveille voters considered two important ordinances. They were to decide whether parking meters will be installed on city streets, and whether Elmwood cemetery will be excluded from we city limits. 1 Mayor E. R. Jackson and aldermen arc unopposed. t '.Paragould — Contests in six out of seven city posts provided a spir- ted city election here today. , Mayor Aaaron H. Massengill, a barber, is opposed for a third term by G. W. (Bill) Hammond, news stand operator and former city Clerk. El Dorado — R. C. Bodenhamer, Teal estate dealer, succeeded Walter L. Goodwin as El Dorado's mayor today without opposition. The rest of the slate also was unopposed. Helena — George A. Gibson, candidate for first ward alderman, was the only new name on the city ballot today. Mayor D. T. Hargraves was un- ppposed for reelection. Jonesboro — W. C. Crag, former chief of police, opposes Mayor Herbert J. Bosler for re-election. In ward one, Robert Higginbotham opposes P. L. Graves for alderman. Other candidates were elected Without contests. Clubs This Easter's Soft Suit Is Hard to Beat And Foundation of Two-Season 7 Wardrobe 6y ROSELUEN CALLAHAN NEA Staff Writer. This is probably the biggest suit year ever. Women who want a wartime "two-season" Easter outfit that will not only carry (hem through the spring but which they can wear next fall and under winter coats too, will find the suit their best bet. Highlighted in all collections this season are the soft suit; which may be worn all year round and for any occasion. Boasting beauti- a kitten to cream, ful detailing and long-lasting fabrics, they lake to assessorics like Worn with a hand-made sheer blouse and flower hat. they spell spring. Or complemented by a metallic gilct, they make a perfect costume for fall festivities. Pick a dark color and the simplest of styling, and you'll have a suit good this year and a year or two to come. One of the most adaptable models this season is a short jacket suit of navy blue ribbed woolen, with brilliant buttons carried in a straight line down the front of the jacket and front closing of the skirt. A multicolored print scarf, laced through shoulder button holes can be switched for others to match a multitude of assessories. Trapunto work takes the place of fussier trimming in many two-piece models. Hand-knotted upholsterer's fringe is another effective fillip. Gray, 1-A in this year's color classification, lays claim to being tops for year-round suitability. Team it up with spanking white accessories and it shouts Easter. Switch the white for black blouse, beret and gloves—and presto, it's fall fashion at its best. But before you buy, consider the bolero suit, especially those in three tones. Tun and Functional 7 Is 1943 Easter Bonnet Slogan ABOVE: Trapunto work in an effective looped design decorates this 1943 "soft" suit of Forstmann air mail blue. Trouscr pressed pleats keep the skirt slim, yet provide plenty of walking- room. BELOW: Spring favorite is the gray suit with white accessories. Awaiting her escort Easter morn, this young lady wears a smart suit of Hockanum' yarn-dyed wool with crisp white gile't embroidered in matching gray. She carries a collar box bag of the suit material. "Victory" is what designer Sophie calls this striking red, white and blue bolero ensemble, designed especially for the younger set Easter Farader. The navy wool skirt with built-up red waistband is worn with white |crepc blouse and bolero jacket of jflag red. Strawberry buttons trim the pockets and blouse. < Leaving church after Easter services, this miss proudly displays her smart short-jacket suit of navy blue Hockanum wool crepe, trimcd with hand-knotted upholsterer's fringe. A bit of wild rose ribbon, to match the blouse beneath, is knotted through the fringed lapel. Her saucer hat is of navy straw, rose-trimmed. Blevins Subscribe for the Hope Star Today. Hat and bag matchmalcs like the postillion hat of gray and pink plaid silk surah, with companion envelope bag, will accent your new suit,'give your last year's one a new lease on life. Designed by Lil PicardU Simple and smart for almost an) occasion, with the added virtue ol being easy to pack, Is Lll I'lcard'i tricornc of changeable taffeta, pictured above. It has neither stlfi frame or wire to be broken whci stuffed in a suitcase. In the traditional pattern of spring frivolity is the Lilly Dache hat pictured above. It's simply a colorful crest of lush wild roses arranged like a cock's comb and fitting into, rather 'than aloo. the coiffure. New spring silhouette is this empire-styled gray felt, bound hi "hot" pink grosgrain and trimmed with a visor veil. It was designed by Walter Florcll for this season's soft suits and slim, basic frocks. By ROSELLEN CALLAHAN NEA Staff Writer "fun and functional" is the Easter bonnet slogan for spring. Hit hats of the Easter Parade will be frivolous and fanciful concoctions of ribbon, flowers and lace. And hot on the heels of their popularity are plenty of practical suit hats. Women with a limited clothes allowance who plan to buy only one basic suit or simple frock, can achieve as much variety as they please with a wardrobe of hats. And this year it isn't at all hard to find a hat to fit and flatter every face. There are big brims, high crowns and low crowns, brilliant hues and soft pastels. Fashion's pot is the saucy sailor in striped taffeta with matching Shover Springs Home Demno- Stration Club met at the home of Mrs. E. Aaron March 31, with two new members present. Meeting Was called to order by the President. The loiter the council president wrote the clubs and the Victory pledge were read. Mrs. Me"Williams gave a demonstration on making cheese sa'uce and a cheese dish of the cheese the club made whtch all enjoyed very much. • She also urged us to keep saving our waste material to have when called for. Meeting adjourned to meet the 4th Tuesday of April with Mrs. S. L. Church well. Within the last month Shover Springs has had leader training meeting in their club group. Miss Sybil Bates, Handicraft and Homo industry Specialist, was with the group and held a leader training meeting Miss Mary Claude Fletcher, home demonstration agent, met With the Shover Springs Home Demonstration Club the latter part of March and had a slip cover riern- onstraUon. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Bruce spent j the weekend in Little Rock where they were the guests of their daughter, Mrs. Clifton Harris and Mr. Harris. Mrs. Velma Brown and son, Harold Reese were weekend guests of relatives in Nashville. Miss Ernestine E. Houscr left Friday for Little Rock where she was to leave Sunday for Daytona, Beach, Fla., to begin her training in the Woman's Army Auxiliary Corps. Mr. and Mrs. Worthy Irvin of Nashville were Sunday afternoon guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Brown. Mrs. Miller Stewart left Friday for Jonesboro for a short visit with her husband. Jack Houser and J. B. Bailey j left Friday for Houston, Texas, j where they plan to work. Mrs. Ruth Cox has returned to her home here from Texarkana where she has been visiting. The library is open twice a week now. Each Monday and Friday from 11 a. m. to 3 p. m. No State Track Meet This Year SJiintoism and Buddhism are the principal forms of religion in Jap- Kdiiouan. in Tunisia, is the holi- >t city of Moslem Africa. Little Hock, April 7—f/Pt—There will be no st;'t e high school track meet in Arkansas this year. The Arkansas Athletic Association announced last night the meet had been abandoned because only four schools favored it. Prohibiting the use of tin in repairing certain small-type gas meters will save more than 12n tons of this metal a year. THAT BIBD'S BEEW STANDING THERE ^) | OGUMG THE GAl$ FOR AM HOUR/ SHALL WE LET HIM HAVE IT? Government Gals Tired of Sitting Around By Keanneth L. DIXON Washington, April 7—(/TV-Comes now the eight - girls lo - every man club to combat the capital manpower shortage, and its coy battle cry is: " Wo men!" Washington, as you may have heard, is full of pulchritude. but what docs it do of nights 1 .' All together, now: "Play solitaire — And we're sick mid tired ot it!" There are not enough men to go around, so pretty Peggy Kcshlear, one - time Osccola, Iowa, knockout, called a huggle one night to see how bad the situation really was and what —• if anything — could be done about it. The cight-toonc club resulted, for a survey showed there wore eight government gals (or just galsi to every man in Washington. 1'ogny was elected president, and took action. She appealed to commanding officers of nearby service camps and bases to stagger leaves and passes for servicemen throughout the week. That way, the boys will get a chance to meet the girls, she thinks — rather than "ganging up in Washington over the week-ends, wondering what they are going to do for amusement." And the girls won't be playing solitaire through the week. The club idea spread. By this week-end, according to Guraldinc Klanckc, club vice-president and representative of the charm of Glencoe, Minn., estimated the membership will be about 50. American tanners have been asked to produce 57 billion quarts of milk in 1043. 530 Japanese Ships Sent to Bottom New York, April 7 — (/P)— Japanese losses in the Pacific and Far East waters over the week end have raised to 530 the Associated Press total of Nipponese ships and submarines sunk since December 7, 1041. During the past month — since the battle of Bismnrch sea — the .laps have lost, 19 vessels and one submarine. Seven of their boats were announced over the week-end as sunk, four by American subs and three by Allied bombers. The United States has not announced any losses ns a result of action against the Japs since February 16 when the Navy reported loss of a destroyer, n cruiser and three torpedo bouts. Sun spots arc dark, cloud-like regions from 500 to 50,000 miles in diameter which last from a day o a week. accessories, or in rough straw, beguilingly be-vclled and flower trimmed. "Pomps" are as pert as ever, piled high with ribbon and roses. Dainty and demure white ruffled organdy and shirred lace incomes and baby bonnets tie in beautifully with lingerie-trimmed dresses or frilly suit blouses. And for those of you who are looking for something really super, try a breath-taking Engineers Body is Recovered by Crew Little Rock, April U (,Vi — A wrecking crew recovered from beneath the telescoped locomotives of a Rock Island passenger train and troop train near here last night the body of Engineer Dave R. Smith, f)3, of the troop train. The trains collided headon Sun- clay afternoon, killing Smith and Engineer Jack O'Hcar, GO, of the passenger train and injuring more than 20 passengers and railroad employes. Souvenir Hunters 'Take' Idaho Governor lioiso, Ida. (/I 1 )—Gov. Clias A. Clark has sent his autograph or a souvenir to someone in every state of the Union in his two-year term. But two request he had to turn down. One was for his 1942 automo- I crest of lush wild roses which rise | from the crown of the head like a I rooster's comb. Newest silhouette to date is the .so-becoming ICmpire- .styled felt with a black vi/.or veil. And for j traveling career women and service men's brides, there, are easy-to- pack taffeta It-iconics and quilted chintz bfi-ot.s with nary a frame or I wire to worry about. bi'e license platen and the other for a pair of his baby shops. Hotly Hill, his e.xcutive office sec roiary. says 40 per cc-nt of the hundred* of requests for souvenirs came from citi/.ens of Milwaukee, Wi.s. Baltimore, Md., was .second in the list while Idaho residents are at the bottom of the lisl of Hie people seeking Idaho souvenirs. —*»««•(»-- — NOW IT'S A GAL WHO CALLS Richmond.Ind. i/I'i —Many girls have longed to break into radio, but few have chosen to do so as Mnrgaret Brisco did. Miss Uri.scn, 2'2, was working in a fann-implcmrnl p 1 a n I. office whrn she decided to lake a course givrn by Ihc Richmond amateur radio club to train operators for war cmrrgenry radio stations. Then she passed tin examination leading to a Federal Communication-; Commission license for restricted radiophone operation, and now she is one of the operators at this city's police radio station. DON'T FOLLOW YOUR NOSE Use The Classified . .- . It's Direct If you've lost something, don't hire a bloodhound to find it. . . Use the efficient, direct Hope Star classified section. Ads cost very little . . . returns are high. HOPE STAR Hood reporting includes getting names and addresses whether on a local-police sfory or the greatest war in history, Associated Press war correspondents thus never overlook an opportunity to bring the name of a home town boy to the attention of his community. Take the experience of AP reporter Murlin Spencer. He went up to the fighting front in New Guinea to check on the exploits of a man named "Jager, or something like that." He finally found Thomas Jager of Greenville, Mich,, got all the details for his story. A little later Spencer found himself crouched in a shell hole with two dead Japs just as. the Americans started an artillery barrage. He saw a soldier poised to heave a grenade at g jap pill-box. yovr.nari|e r 'o7id home town?" Spencer 'Snouted. "He looked at me as though I was crazy," Spencer wrote, but the soldier shouted back that he was Robert Amans of Superior, Wis. Then he let fly gt the Japs and'the soldier and the reporter both dropped flat g$ the shells whined over their heads. t (J

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,800+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free