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. Sahirdoy, Aptil 10 ,1943 HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS PAfit THREE Social and P ersona Daisy Dorothy Heard, Editor Phone 768 Between 8 a. m. and 4 p. m. I Social Calendar Monday, April 12th Group 2 of the Women's Christian Council of the First Christian church, home of Ihe leader, Mrs. Oliver Adams, 3 o'clock. Women's Missionary Society of the First Baptist church, mission study, the church, 2::il) o'clock. SI. Murk's Auxiliary will meet at the church at 4 o'clock. The monthly meeting of Ihc Women's Society of Christian Service will bo link! ill Ihc First Methodist church, I) o'clock. Tuesdny, April 13th Iris Gai'tlcn club, home of Mrs. Claud Ageo with Mrs. Frank Port er, co-hoslcss. I! o'clock. Wednesday, April 14th Mayor Albert Graves will lie the guest speaker nl the April meeting of the Paisley P. T. A. at Iho school, 3 o'clock. Proving Ground played n piano selection from one of Bach's Easter Canlalas and a Bach Chorale. Proceeding Iho program Choral club met for practice. the Mrs. J. C. Cnrlton Continues as Friday Music Club President In a meeting of the Friday Music club at the home of Mrs. C. C. McNeil, the nominating committee named the following officers to! serve during the new club year: President, Mrs. J. C. Carlton: 1st vice president, Mrs. C. C. McNeil ;2nd vice president. Mrs. Dick Wntkins: 3rd vice president, Mrs. Edwin Hankins: recording secretary, Mrs. Eugene While; corresponding secretary. Mrs. Edwin Slewarl; treasurer. Mrs. Henry Haynes; auditor, Mrs. C. C. McNeil; parliamentarian. Mrs. F. L. Padgitl; librarian and choral director, Mrs. B. W. Edwards; custodian, Mrs. J. O. Milam. Mrs. Dick Watkins presented a most mil-resting study on "Music in the Rococo Era". Stressing Bach and Handel. Mrs. Henry Haynes gave an informative discussion on music in. the IHlh cen- lury. The Third Movement of Beethoven's 'Moonlight Sonata" was rendered by Mrs. B. W. Edwards. Mrs. B. II. Pickard of the Southwestern Lula McSwain Society Has Business Session The regular buiness meeting of the Lula McSwain circle of the Woman's Society of Christian Service of the Emmet Methodist church was held Wednesday afternoon at the church. Mrs. Herman Reyenga was h charge of the opening service ant read a helpful devotional. Mrs. E M. Youmans had the opening prayer. Following the devotional, the president heard reports from the various commillees. Mrs. T. L Garland was elected chairman o: children's work by the society. At the suggestion of Mrs. J. M Johnson, the circle will hold a rum mage sale Saturday, April 10 a the entrance of Ihe Emmel Merc Co.' The meeting was closed with prayer. Coming and Going Mr. and Mrs. Charles Crulclifieli of Camclcn and Ensign Charle Crutchfield, stationed with the Unil ed States Naval Reserve al Hout ton. visited relatives and friends i the city yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Rettig of Pine Bluff are the guesls of friendls this weekend. Miss Mary Sue Phillips departed this week for' Houston, where she will spend a month with her brother, Taylor Phillips, and Mrs. Phillips. RIALTO PREVIEW Saturday Night lip. m. Communiques Coy H. Clomcnls, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. N. Clements of Hope Rl. 2, was graduated April 9 from thj; hospital corps school al the U. S. Naval hospital at Great Lakes. 111. His graduation terminated a six- week course of preliminary training al the school. He is now rated as a hospital apprentice, second class. Vegetable Crops Said Improving Washington. April 9 —(/TV- The Agriculture Department had good news today for housewives who have been experiencing difficulty in getting fresh vegetables. U said vegetable crops, after undergoing heavy losses from severe freezes in Florida and other southern producing areas in lain February, now are improving rapidly. Acreages that were replanted following the February freezes should come into production about the middle of April and should furnish heavy supplies about May 1, the department said. Injured Foot May Hamper Brooklyn Pitcher By JUDSON BAILEY New York, April 10 —(/I 1 )— One of ho best major league prospects ever lo gel up lo the big show with nil a chance of staying is Harold Arthur Peck of the Brookly,, Dogg- ers. Peck was one of Ihc stars of the Milwaukee Brewers lasl season ;md led the American Asociation n lolal hits. He was such h prize that, oven though he shot Iwo loos off of his left foot in an accident last September, Larry MacPhail bought him for a fancy price. Peck's problem now is this — hi. 1 Toot has not yel mended sufficiently for him to earn an outfield berll with the Dodgers and when il does get well he must report for induction. This seems like a hopeless circle for the immodiale baseball ambitions of the 20 year old Swatter from Genosce Depot, Wis. "I still feel quite a bit. of pain," he said todnv. "but I wear n special shoe with spang rubber in the too and I do ;> little running every day. 1 don't know how long it will take to heal, but I expect to play baseball somewhere this year. "I was classified 1A last fall before the draft board know about my foot. When Ihey examined me they didn't, give me any new clasifica- tinti. they just told me and my. doctor lo rep°i'l back as soon as the fool ,vas well, f figure thai I will be able to got around o n it for a couple of hours a day in a ball game before I will be in shape for the army. I have to wear a special dress shoe, too, and I wouldn't be able to do much marching for some time." Pock is married and the father of a nine months old daughter. SPORTS ROUNDUP By HUGH FULLERTON, JR. Wide World Sports Columnist New York, April 10 — (ffff— The i board system of directing his out other day, Al Del Greco, the Hack- I fielders this season. From the look ensack, N. J., sporls scribe, came up with the suggestion that golf clubs suffering from the hortage of professionals might do worse than to hire some of the better feminine golfers to lake their places. . . . There's no kidding about the shortage, either, though eventually the supply of golf courses may run short, too. A lot of the mciv who served their apprenticeship •'•learning lo make golf clubs havq-fo'und that handling tools in war planls is right down their alley ... So, along with Hosie the riveter and Susie the section hand, why not Pauline of their roster, Ihe Athletics won't give Mr. Mack or the scribes much need for a score card." Service Dept. Chiof rival for Die crack Norfolk Naval Training Slalion baseball cam will be the nearby Naval Air Station Club, including such guys is Hugh Casey, Peewee Rs, the golf pro? Well, Why Not? About a halxo f no d ? C'loanao About a halt dozen thllgifpoCML About a half dozen lop-flight women folgcrs have turned pro— Helen Hicks, Patty Berg^nnd Belly Hicks Newell for example —and Joe" Dy. the U. S. Golf Association .secretary, figures that any gal who can qualify for the women's championship is a good enough golfer for the job. "They're really good." he says. "And women seem to. take more lessons and show the effects of intruclion more than the men." ... On the ncgalivc idc, there's the question of whether they could teach golf — especially lo men, who plr-.y a hardrsocking game than most gals -•-. whether they'd want lo give up their amateur status for temporary jobs, and what would the crabby quartet think about it, anyway . .'.As Dey remarks, "It's a question of would you want to take instruction from your wife?" . . . Brother, you may not want to, but you do. Sports Mirror By The Associated Press Today A Year Ago - Mclio Beltina. 184 3-4. outpointed Bob Beck with 175 12. 10 round bout ul Chicago. Tree Years Ago — Jake Pwtell of Now York Yankees, b r a i n concussion in exhibliion game with Dodgers. Five Years Ago — Suffolk Downs bid $100,000 for War Admiral Seabiscuit: match rncc in July. ddic Shoks, Hubby Walker, Murray Franklin, CKRASH Davis and )layrcoach Homer Peel. PFC. Amcrico Woycicsjes of Ihc Marines, former Eastern Intercollegiate 175 pound boxing champion "rom Syracuse, spent his spare lime m Guadalcanal collecling butter flis. He has a collection of 200 rare specimens . . . Maj. Connie Smythc, cxboss of Ihe Toronto Maple Leafs, reports that his anli aircraft battery i n England recently won an alia round athletic competition, doing well in everything but hockey . . . Corp. Ken Sylves tri, former Yankees and White Sox catcher now playing for Camp Blanding, Fla., says he'd rather face Pepper Martin's spikes sliding into the plate than gel mixed up in a bayonc Ifighl any day . . . But as long as he holds his "expert" rating with a '7 mm. gun and Garand rifle, he probably won't have !o worry about anyone getting within bayonel range. One-Minute Sports Page The Canadian Censor now has passed the news thai Flight Sergt. Sigurd Hanites of the Royal Norwegian Air Force — you remember Fights Last Night By The Associated Press Boslon — Willie Pep, 127 '4, Hartford, Conn., outpoinled Sal Barlolo, 127 34, Boslon (10.) ' Lcwislon, Me. — Maurice (Lefty) Lachance, 125 12, Me., out- pointed Tony Cola, 120, Woonsocket, R. I., (12). Philadelphia— Charley Robinson. 180. Philadelphia, outpointed Wally Searsf, 184, Mincrsville. Pa., (8). Worchesler, Mass. — Leo Sawic- Briefs From Big Major League Camps By The Associated Pres Dodgers, Yank Reume New York, — Although, the Brooklyn Dodger ;md the New York Yankees resume their inlrucily series today, it is likely that President Ed Barrow of the Yank, will miss some of the action. Frankie Croctti, veteran infielder of ihc club and its only holdout, is expected during the day. Ernie Bonhnm will start for the Arrferican Leaguers while Max Macon probably will get that chore for the Dodgers. Cards, Browns Meet St. Louis — The world champion St. Louis Cardinals are no better city series with the Browns that gets under way today. A year ago the Browns tied the series although the Cardinals took the National League flag and then went on for the world crown. Previous to that, the Browns had won the city title for three successive years. Giants Take On Red Sox New York — The New York Giants, who have gone unbeaten through a series of spring games with service and minor league rinies, collided with the Boston Red Sox today. The Sox have been scored upon only once in their last 35 innings of play. Manager Mel Oil chose Cliff Melton and Johnny Wittig for his pitchers today in hopes of lengthening the club's victory siring while boss Joe Cronin of the Sox selected Kei Chase and Anton Karl to share the duties. Picthing Elates Wilson Louisville, Ky. — Jimmy Wilson pilot of the Chicago Cubs, is so elated over the progress of. his veteran pitching staff that he already has picked Claude Pnsseau lo hurl the major league opener against Pittsburgh April 21 with Bill Lee down for the second game and Hi Bilhorn for the third. Today the Cubs tartgle with Louisville of the American Association. Today in Congress By The Associated Press Senate In recess. House Considers measure authorize in esligalion Puerto Rican affairs. Military committee studies war ontracts. ••Simird of Lieut. Norway" who | ki, 14G. Worcester, outpointed Babe turned in some remarkable ski | Synolt, 14, Fall River, (8). Hollywood — Jimmy McDaniels, outpointed The islands of the Bismarck archipelago in the South Pacific were called the New Britain group before 1884. jumping feats a year or so ago— has been killed in action on a sweep suffered I ovor France . . . Sid Luckman, Mr. Brains of the Chicago Bears' "T" parly, is the principal lecturer at the Purdu Football Clinic today. . . . Ab Greene and the New York Boxing Commission arc getting together on the featherweight title situation, which may mean the side tracking of Jackie Callura. Iraq is the first full-fledged Moslem member of:the United Nations. Today's Guest Sta r Ken Alyta, Watrtaury (Conn.) Republican: "We sec that Connie 147 12, Los Angeles, Shiek Pangcl, 149 34, Fresno, Cal. (10). Portland. Ore. — Jimmy Garrison, 149, Kansas City, won by a technical knockout over Jack Burke, 147, Ogden, Utah, (41. SERVICE 1150 Sorrel Saddle Stallion,$10.00 4 Star Bull $2.60 Boar $1.00 Fee at gale before service, but service guaranteed. At the Pines Dairy W. M. Ramsey For Prompt and Courteous TAXI SERVICE PHONE 679 I will Appreciate Youi 1 Patronage. L. R. Urrey 679 Taxi Co. AENGER Sunday - Monday - Tuesday Statisticians count an accident a "castastrophe" when it claims more than five lives. Accidents involving the death nf five or more persons, too!-' 2.GOO Mack plans lo abandon his score lives in Ihe United States in 1942. • SERIAL STORY DARK JUNGLES BY JOHN C. FLEMING & LOIS EBY COPYRIGHT, 1943, NEA SERVICE. INC. Deaths Last Night By The Associated Press Major H. Ma r ce|lus Gallop West Palm Beach, Fla., April 10 —(/I 1 )— Major II. Marcellus Gallop, 4li, holder of pilot card No. 2 in the l.afayoile Escadrillo and Commander of the HOlh Aero Squadron in World War 1, died lasl night. Friday - Saturday WILIIAM IUNOIGAN UOYD NOUN DONNA REED AN M-G-M PICTURE Miller Gray London, April 10 —UP)— Milner Gray, 72, former parliamentary secrclary to Ihc Ministry of Labor, died last night. Cotton is America's largest gle source of vegetable oil. Also Chester Morris Jean Parker in 'No Hands on the Clock" Sunday - Monday NEW SAENGER Friday - Saturday HITLER'S FADEOUT Scream! PLUS TIM HOLT gives bad men a bad time Tim STOnVs Allison Topnlnp, wni'lrty Klrl. IN ofl* <o ttiiateaiala, <o run licr 1'allK'r'H rlilclr plnnta- llon. Hurry FIHiliitf?, mining en- Klnccr, IIIIK trloil many tlint'K lo iliNMtiailt* her, A 1 1 i N o 11 waves Jlnrry'N HO liy ni-ri-aialniv a wiirii- \HK wli«*n n natlvi? attacks hint with n knifr. Harry kei'pH to liiniNOlf ou shliilmard. Allison UNTN n pri'lrxt to Ni'O him lii'fore Die Khlp lIorkH 111 I'llrrio Harriot*. Harry IN iatcrrstciL wlu*a she oll'rrs lo inlriuliH'f him to Itp- ualilo. lirr father's attorney, ^vlio lias a wide ni'iinaiiiliinvc In Guatemala. * * * JUNGLE "TRAIN" CHAPTER VI HPHK sun was coloring everything with a rosy tint as Allison and Carry came down the narrow gangplank. The wharf was piled with solid walls of bales and mahogany lumber. Waterproof canvas bags of chicle were lined in even rows. Dark-skinned natives, their broad backs glistening with sweat, were laughing as they worked. Winding his way through this crowded, boisterous scene Allison saw a tall, dark man, approaching in a perfect filling fresh linen suit. His white teeth gleamed as he smiled his welcome. In one sweeping motion he took the panama hat from his head and bowed with formal dignity. "Miss Topping," he said in perfect English. "Most welcome to Guatemala." Allison shifted her eyes from the stranger to Barry. "Mr. Renaldo Annado, I'd like you to meet a friend of mine from the Stales, Mr. Barry Fielding." For an instant Renaldo's eyes narrowed as he looked steadily al Barry. "You, too, are interested in the chicle business?" Allison thought she caught a look of relief cross Renaldo's face vhen Barry answered goodna- luredly, "Heaven forbid! I'll leave the chewing gum business to Allison and stick to my mining." "You are a mining engineer?' Renaldo asked. "That's right." Renaldo offered his arm to AL lison, saying at the same time "Shall we go to the cafe now We can talk there more comfort ably." The sun was pouring down lik golden molasses and litlle pulTs o white dust rose from the slree A short half block and Renald stopped in front of a small whit plaster building with a dozen um brella-covercd tables along th sidewalk. "Here we are!" Renaldo an nounced and drew back a bambo chair for Allison. The three sa down and suddenly three cups o steaming coffee them. appeared befor "The waiters here must be p?y- lic!" Barry grinned. "They know when Renaldo omes it means cofTee and quick!" The dark mail flashed r\ smile. "I want your stay here to be most pleasant, Miss Topping..' I lought a great deal oC your ither, you know, and anything I an do for you will be an honor me. I have reserved the best oom in the hotel—you will like there." * # * A LLISON looked a little puzzled. *• "That will be all right for to- ight but after that I'll be staying t my plantation." Renaldo smiled patiently. "I was just getting to that. . . . You see it is just as I wrote you— 10 whole idea of a young woman unning a chicle plantation is fan- astic. The dangers are great and he discomforts are beyond de- cription. Frankly, I didn't think ou would even come. Then when got your letter I decided maybe t was for the best that you see or yourself." .r. • When Renaldo had finished peaking he turned to Barry. "Mr. Fielding here is familiar vith this country. I'm . sure he vill bear out what I say." Barry's face was a perfect study n I-told-you-so. "I've been trying to tell Miss Topping the same thing ever since we left New York but she seems lo have her own ideas." "I think a trip to the plantation will be more convincing than words," Renaldo said shortly. There was a determined set to Allison's jaw as she said, "I stir think I'll like it." Barry lit a fresh cigaret and lilted back in his chair. "Are you familiar with thf Quiche country?" he asked o: Renaldo. "As familiar as anyone can b< without being a Quiche. They arc a strange tribe, you know." "Yes, I was reading about them on the way down How, in th 16th century, to protect Ihewselve from the ravages of Alvarado : troops, they devised a blood oat! and swore never to mingle wit! any other tribe." "The oath goes much farthe than that," Renaldo explained "They will not use anything tha they have not fashioned with thei own hands. Nothing in the \va of modern implements has bee used among the tribe for over 60 years. As each member of. th tribe attains the age of 12, th blood oath is administered. ^ cannot be bribed, as they have n use for money or worldly goods The penalty for any violation o the oath is death." • 3ARHY drew a map from his * coat pocket and unfolded it on le table. Tracing red pencil lines 1th his finger he said. "My corn- any has spent years gathering nta on the cinnabar deposits down ere and from what _cattered in- ormation they have been able to et, the deposits lie in this moun- ain range." Nobody really knows," Renaldo lid, "except the Quiches them- elves. The location of the mines s one of their most guarded se- rets. They use a primitive method f getting quicksilver from the ore nd I suppose they don't scratch surface as far as what the mines could really produce," Until the war most mining en- ineers had practically abandoned lie idea of ever getting into this ountry—but that was while Spain till could produce enough quick- ilver to supply the world's mar:et," Barry said. "I know," Renaldo answered. And now with every one of your irplanes and tanks having a radio et, quicksilver has suddenly be- ome vital. I heard the same story jnly eight months ago from anther mining engineer who had jeen sent down from the States." "That was Matthews," Barry iaid. "Tell me, did you also meet Hall? He came down two months igo." Renaldo shook his head. "No. But I have been inland on the Dlantation since. He probably went sy another route into Quiche coun- ry. There are many trails, none very safe." Oh, Barry knows how dangerous everything is down here!" Alison murmured wickedly. "I will do all I can for you," Renaldo said. "But that might be of little help. A note to the chief will gain you an interview, but I'm afraid nothing will come of it. There are millions to be made if anyone could gain access to the mines. It has been tried many times but no one has ever succeeded." "I will appreciate that. . . . And I will need a guide and interpreter. You know someone who speaks the language?" 'Yes. I will have someone here in the morning, but don't say what your mission is or you will get no one to go with you. We will start for the plantation at sun-up," Renaldo said pleasantly. "It is better to get under the cover of the jungle before the sun gets too high." "Is there a train that goes there?" Allison asked Renaldo laughed softly. "Yes, senorita, a train—a train of mules." • (To Be Coutluued) E DELIVER We pick up and deliver laundry and dry cleaning. 2-day service. Telephone 148 Cook's White Star Laundry & Dry Cleaners SPANGLED DOODLE The Book of the Month as a daily picture strip! ® . / • Guadalcanal Di By Richard Tregaskis, International News Service War Correspondent Guadalcanal! One of the most glorious pages in American history. Here is the story of its conquest by U. S. Marines, written by a star reporter who shared all their dangers and was exposed to bombings and guerilla fighting. Be sure to follow this thrilling picture version of the current Book-of-the-Month which has made publishing records. It will make you proud to be an American! Begins Monday, April 12, in the Hope

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