Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on February 1, 1954 · Page 3
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I (Sly' > Monday, February 1,1954 HOM HO*I, ARKANSAS SOCIETY Phone 7-3431 Between 8 A. M. And 4 f*. M. Calendar Monday, February, 1 The Band Mothers Auxiliary will liieetin Cannon Hall Monday, February 1, at 7:30 p. m. The executive meeting will be held at 7 o'clock. Tuesday, February 2 Game Night will be held at the Hope Country Club on Tuesday, February 2, at 7:30 p. m. Dr. and Mrs. Harold Brents and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Gardner will be hosts. The Alpha Delta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society will meet in home of Mrs. Thomas Hays on Tuesday, February 2 at 7:30 p. m. Mrs. Paul Klipsch will '*£> bo associate hostess. Tuesday February 2 Poplnr Grove 190 of the WOW Circle will hold a monthly business meeting in the Woodman Hall on Tuesday, February 2, at 7:30 p. m. The Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW will meet Tuesday, February 2, at 7:30 p. m. at the hut on Highway ,%07' Membership contest closes and ^ all members are urged to be present.. Hostesses will be Mrs. Odell Collier and Mrs. Lois Collier. Garland Brownie Troop 3 will meet Tuesday, February 2, at the Little House at Fair Park. Mary Gail Mcllac will bo hostess. Wednesday February 3 ,The Woman's Auxiliary of St. Mark's Episcopal Church will meet •ig)Wednesday, February 3, at 7:30 p.' m. in the home of Mrs. Frank Horn. On Wednesday. February 3, the Gardenia Garden Club will meet at 2:30 p. m. in the home of Mrs. Gus Haynes with Mrs. L. F. Higga- s6n and Mrs. Howard Byers as co- •'MJ.ij.MaJ wVHK3HK3QE9uUK2DMDB^V"' • LAST DAY • FLYING DANGER! with LLOYD NOLAN • WALTER ABEL • News of the Day • Bugs Bunny Cartoon .if TUESDAY if FAST COMPANY *T^^ . - tA.f.-U BI^TIIDB M-G.M PICTURE Howard KEEL Polly BERGEN Marjori. MAIN hostesses. There will be a valentine exchange. Thusday February 4 The UDC will meet in the home of Mrs. A. E. Slusser at 2:30 on Thursday, Febuary 4. Mrs. S. L. Reed and Mrs. J. F. Gorin will be co-hostesses. Wesley Club Members Are Entertained The members of the Wesley Club of the First Methodist Church enjoyed a party Thursday evening, in the recreation rooms of the church. Games and containers were directed by Mr. and Mrs. Roy Foster, Miss Marion McQueen and Miss Kathleen Broach. Cookies and cold drinks were served lo the following: Dennie Dickerson, Bobby Rider, Larry Patterson, Johnny Dean, Terry Don Thurman, Jerry Chambless, Ford Ward, Joe Grain, Bill Johnson, Jimmy McLarty, Max Henry Nancy Dean Reese, Judy Keelcy, Sharon Foster, Nancy Tooley, Mary Joe Henderson, Brcnda Vickers, Arlene Rogers, Sharon House, Shirley Allen, Francine Allen, Cherry Meyers, Carol Meyers, Carol Coop, Edwina Whitman, Judy Kay Wright Charlotte McQueen, Janice Bailey, Penny Franks, Betty Bryant, Linda Collier, Lana Thompson, Suzanne Booth, Johnny Turner, Johnny Snell Tommy Carl Jones, Billy Frank Walters and Teddy Jones Jr. Births Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stanford of Harrison, Arkansas, announce the arrival of a {laughter, Patrice Rc- nee on January 8. Mrs! Stanford is the former Eunice Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe B.Brown of Hope. Coming and Going George WyJie Shipp of Memphis, is visiting his grandparents, Mr, and Mrs. George Crews. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Douglas and daughter, Joan, of Houston, were week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Baker and Ruth Baker. . Top Radio Programs NEW YORK. L*i—Selected programs tonight: NBC—7:30 ' Barlow c'oncer; 8 Voorhecs concert; 8:30 Band of America CBS—7 Ethel Merna in Suspense; 8 Radio Theater; 9:45 Vice Pres. Nixon talk. ABC—f; Opera auditions; 10 Heart fund progiam. MBS—7 The Falcon; 7:30 Under • TODAY & TUESDAY • THE" DESEE RATS s MASON • iit«t NEWTON • tkM BURTON • Cartoon, "King Midas, Jr." • Novelty, "King of the Sky" Memories of China Are Bitter Editor's Note—AP Correspondent Spencer Moosa talked to many of the freed Chi nesa POWs who streamed ashore on Formosa this week after release from Allied captivity in Korea Then he picked Linj Yuan at random and askftd him to tell his story from the beginning By SPENDER MOOSA TAIPEH, Formosa, UP)— Ling Yuan is 19 but he looks like a schoolboy of 15 despite the acctr mulacion of bitter memories Lini< Yugan is one of the 14,20£ Chine.se who fought under the Red banner in Korea but, once captured, vo>ved nev'srto return to Communist rule This week they all came tr. Formosa This lad from faraway Szechwan province in western China can spread n smile across his slender, liandsome face ir. spile of all he tias seen' of war and brutality I asked him his name "Linn, Yuan," he F.aid "That's my real name ar,d I have no fear of reprisals against my family for giving it. I'll also give you their exact address—20 Nr.n Chu Men, 'hunglving "I am not callous," he went on "It's, oi'ly that my family are past reprisals" His father had been a cloth vendor by clay and a tailor at home by ni.sht Thenlate in 1949 the Communists came to Chungking in^ Yuan was out in the coun- Iry when the Communists came to 20 Nan Ch Men They found his father's meager stock ft cloth He nad hidden it to avoid its certain confiscation The Communist- took his father. hiis mother and h:g sister, 12, away to a "people" court" Ling Yuan spat out the phrase 'people's court" Ling Yuan was a married man of-14 at the time His family was old-fashioned and insisted on early marriages he and his young wife were in the country with his wife's parents when the dread news came, all three sentenced to death and shot Ling Yuan changed his name and fled Swchwan province, but the Communist,; cnupht him in the draft and at 15 he found himself in Manchuria, next door to Korea Late in 1950. whc.n Red China abuptly entered tile Korean War, Ling Yuan crossed the 1 Yalu River into North Korea as an ammunition carrier for the 388th Division ot the 16th Red Army. China's armies swept down to ward the 28th Parallel Then,' just before his 16th birthday came the chanco to desert His outfit was near Chorwon on the Central Front.the night he and a friend found themselves cut off arrest. KCMC Television Tuesday, Febuary 2nd 2:45 Test Pattern 3:00 The Secret Storm CBS 3:30 On Your Account NBC 4:00 Happy Home Show 4:25 Movie Previews 4:30 Rocky Jones 5:00 City of Hope 5:30 Western Theatre 6:30 Edwards & News CBS 6:45 The Big Playback 7:00 Milton Eerie NBC 8:00 This is Show Business CBS 8:30 U. S. Steel Hour ABC 9:30 See It Now CBS 10:00 News Headlines 10:03 Channel 6 Theatre 11:05 Sign Off REPHAN'S VALUE DAY PECIALS SHOP REPHAN'S TUESDAY AND SAVE? BLANKETS .Beautiful Beacon Indian Blankets in assorted colors. Regular $2.98 values. Value Day Special only $1.99 KHAKI PANTS Men's sanforized Casey Jones khaki pants. Size 29 to 42. Regular $2.98 values. Value Pay Special only 99 BOYS JACKETS These are poplin and satin jackets that are values up to $5.98. Sizes 4 to 12. Value Day Special $2.00 TOWELS Cannon towels that are real buys. These are 24x40 size and regular 59c values. Value Day Special only 3 for $1.00 BRB« ^r^ l^fllBMpRP WPW ^^^P ^^^p ^^^p ^^^ff fl^^K ^W^ ^^^BPff^ HPPi'S ;<P*IENPIY t-,. Earth Believed 4i Billion Years Old By ROBERT GOLDENStEIN CHICAGO Wi — Four "sc ent- ists using an atomic yardstick lo measure time have pushed 'the origin of th« earth back to at least ^'2 billion years ago. This is the oldest date yet obtained by analyzing elements in tho solar system. However, there is evidence that for some two billion years of its existence, the earth's surface was no', solid as it is today, but was molten or .In som-' other diffuse nonsolid state. The studies were based on two . ?lightly different kinds of lead found in meteorites' — the small bodies which scientists say \verc formed in the same nuclctir upheaval that produced the earth. T'.ie lead once was uranium, a substance that loses its radio-act ivity at a ki.own rate in a Jeesying process. However, there are at least two kinds :of isotopes in naturol ru'anium, differing slightly i-i .weight. The different rate at which the two kinds of isotopes lose thdir radioactivity i sthc key to the age determining technique. The heaviest isotope, 1 uranium 238, loses hat: its rad o activity in 4V> billion years, decaying into lead 206. Another uranium isotope, U-235 — the kind used in the A-bomb- loses half its radioactivity in 710 million years and decayes into lead 207. Cotton Men Study Means i . : of Production ATLANTA Ml— How to produce and market cotton more cheaply occupied the top spot on the agen da of the National Cotton Council convention opening. here today. Harold A. Young of North Little Rock, Ark., council president, said yesterday the industry must con tinue its efforts to give cotton! greater strength .in competing for markets by lowering production, costs while turning out a superior product. Young predicted an increase in cotton exports for 1954 and clamed foreign competition for last year's drop. On the subject .of efficiency, Cecil H. Collnrette of Arizona hailed his state's aveage yield of 1 bales per caro, compared with a national average of slightly more than half a bale. The Arizonian said the South apparently still has too many small farms to keep pace with the West in farm mechaniza tion. Approximately 1,000 delegates from 18 cotton-producing states are expected to attend the two-day convention. President Young, who will be come chairman of the council's Board of Directors when a new president is elected tomorrow, said in an interview that cotton consumption has increased each year since the council was formed J6 years figo despite the loss of some markets to synthetics. ' from their company He snid they smashed their weapons and kept walking . south until they reached (he motor pool of the US 24th Division There they surrendered. ' Front the front, Ling Yuan wai; shuttled southward to the southeast oort of Pusian Late in 1.951, he was transferred to the smouldering prison i.sland of Koje Inside the barbed wire compounds, he found.... the civil war between Nationalists and Communists still raged He did not talk about those days, when the two factions fought for control and blood ran in the compounds But he said he was one of the internal guards appointed by the anti-Red prisoners themselves In April 1952, th« Allies began ;heir screening to see who wanted .o go back to Red China in event of an armistice They asked Ling Yuan if he wanted, to go back "Tho very thought made my blood curdle," he said "All I could do was say over and over again. "Even if you kill me I will not return to Communist China" And so he was moved from Koje to Choir. Island wilh other non- 'ommunist prisonerr. On Sept 18, he arrived at the South Camp in the neutral zone 'or the "come home" interviews 3rovidf;d by the armistice terms But his compound was one of those which i efused to listen to Red persuasion teams He j.aid 20 to 30 per cent of the Indian guards were pro-Communist end tried to talk the prisoners Into going home "They told us," he said, "that regavdless of whether we were questioned or not we would be sent back to Communist China" After the period for explanations ended In December, Ling Yuan said the Indians screened his corn pound but not a single Chinese changer! his mine. On the tank landing ship bringing hirn to Formosa, he heard over the srn'p's public address system Jan 23 that all prisoners had re- vented 'to civilian status by order tjbte U N Command Likes New York Because Its the Only City in the World That's Open 24-Hours a Day .._ _/, because everything else In my life is so impermanent. If you Me really dedicated to an art, thp art becomes your only teality in the world." When I asked Capote, still on the sunny side of 30, what he thought By HAL BOYLE NEW YORK '„«— A city to me," said Truman Capote, forking thoughtfully at a starwberry tart, "is a flace where you can get up at 3 o'clock in the morning and buy a book or a shirt. "In a real sense of being a city, New York Is the only city in the world. It is the only one open 24 hours a day." Capote, recently returned from Rome, has somewhat outgrown his "child wonder of the literary world" status of a few years ago. Critics whether then ho wore divided over sterling precocious or startingly precious — whether he was a pale young genius or merely pule. "I'm 28 now," he remarked at luncheon in the 21 Club, "and I've wrilen four borks and a play. I with Marilyn Monroe, it Would be a disaster. But they have turned out somo great picture? that way.'* Capotfc, who has had some luck in a life of hard work, has never seen a television program. "D-j you think I thould take up looking at televison" he asked. "I have ho opinions against it. I simply don't own a television set, and nobody I know over looks at M. Of Ernest Herhihgwsy, he replied amiably; "I'm glad the boy*? marvelous writer, but*' * .** Truman Capote didfl'f fttfeB -sentence. He 'finished' betry tart Instead. ks u&i "It sounds terribly exciting, but 1 riislixe all ephemeral things." He feels sure, however, that video will make for better films on more adult themes. "Television will take over all the taboos that hamper the movies now," he predicted. "When pcoplo cnn get all the poppycock they want on television films will have to become more human and rcall j'.tst finished writins the dialogue U n on , er tc) tind an audience." for an Italian fi-m. Now I'm work- Thls mc iiowing enfant terrible rf ing on my third novel and doing the lyrics for a muirical play, based in Haiti, called 'House of Flowers.' It's light and strange." Capote, who talks with the artistic surety of Oscai Wilde, is blond, blue-eyed and small enough to walk under th-> arms of a high school baskctbal' center. He looks less like a sophisticated fawn today anil more like a retired choir boy—or a rising young literary critic. "I don't think writing for the films has anything to do with writing," he observed. "In writing for the films, the only important thing is the visual sense—the eyo is everything." But he did enjoy doing the dia- laguo for "Indiscretions of an American Wife," produced by Rome for Columbia Pictures by Vittorio de Sica. "In Daly they don't rely so much r-n a script," ho said. "They like to make things up as they go along. The film' was host in the Rome rt-ilroad terminal, and whenever they needed dialogue for the next scene'I would"go into another room of the station and write it. "The Italian method of making a film wouldn't work with many Hollywood stara. If they tried it literature—he earned his living tap dancing on n river boat, paint- ving on glass, and .fortune telling while learning the writer's trade—poked moodily at the ruins nf the strawberry tart, then said: "What would bother me about working in television is that you have or.ly the bubble of n moment. To the creative artist, his work has to be a solid thing—not an ephemeral thing, such as an actor's performance. "That is what amazes me about painters. How can they sell their pictures, and let them go Into strange' houses where they will never see them again. "1 tnke the books I have written I go—the for- cf them, too. Then, wherever I am, I can look at them and say, "There is something solid.' 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