Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on April 20, 1943 · Page 3
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Hope, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 20, 1943
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Jay, April 20, 1943 HOP! STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS PAGE THRU octal an I and P effona I Daisy Dorothy Heard, Editor Phone 768 Between 8 a. m. and 4 p. m> A. J. dump. Hotel |lal Calendar ly, April 20th Band Auxiliary, 13:30 o'clock. All members ted to attend this important E. i rlcnn Legion Auxiliary, home i. E. S. Franklin with Mrs. :Ward, Mrs. W. O. Bccne, Irs. J. R, Gentry, associate BCS, 3 o'clock. BSday, April 21st L. F. Higguson and Mrs. Udgdill will be hostesses to |ardcnia Garden club at the fof the former, 3 o'clock. tlay, April 22nd ^Friday Music club will meet jf'homc of Mrs. Garrctl Story, est 2nd street, for rehearsal, Mick. by the Lord's prayer in unison. Mrs. Oliver Adam's address was based in Buenos Aries, Argentina. The Church and the Life of the People" was discussed by Mrs. Fonzie Moses. Proceeding the devotional on "A Universal Fate" by Mrs. Floyd Porterficld, Mrs. Malcolm Porterfield read "The Diary of a Mother". The meeting closed with the benediction. Coming and Going Mrs. William n. Ilinklc and son, William Robert, Jr., of Conway arc guests of Mrs. Hinklc's parents, Mr. and Mrs. V. C. Johnston, 712 South Pine. Personal Mention Mr. and Mrs. John S. Gibson, Sr. arc receiving congratulations from a host of friends today, the occasion being their Golden wedding anniversary. Mrs. Marjory Dildy Webb of Hope has the distinction of being on the first semester honor roll at the University Arkansas, where she is a junior. Mrs. Webb is a member of Phi Alpha Theta and Kappa Delta Pi, honorary fratcrnatics, and PI Beta Phi, social sorority. Miss Eleanor Seymour, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. II. Seymour of Fulton and a freshman at Hcndrix college, Conway, has been elected reporter for Kappa Kappa Kappa social sorority for the coming year and has already assumed office Miss Seymour is also a member of the Galloway Hull house council. urt Russ Entertains 3st Circle No. 3 •' I yen members of Circle No. 3 Women's Missionary Socieiy First Baptist church atlerid- |e monthly mooting held at the I of Mrs. Burl Russ yesterday loon. jlish ivy and Dutch iris were at vantage points about the Itaining rooms. the business session two members were welcomed into Sirclc. Mrs. Willis Thrash was large of the Mission study for afternoon. iic hostess served a delicious Swich course with tea. Captain and Mrs. Roycc Wciscn- bcrgcr and children of Dallas were weekend guests of the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Wciscn- bcrgcr, and Miss Elsie Wciscn- berger. They were accompanied on the return trip by Mrs. C. J. Weiscnbcrgcr, who will remain for a visit. Communiques F. N. Porter, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. F. N. Porter, has recently been assigned to the Marines Training Station at San Calif, for basic training. Diego Mrs. Dudley Rouse has arrived from Fort Monmouth, New Jersey to make her home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. N. Porter, LI. Rouse is on duly over- 1 list Circle No. 4 in thly Meeting Monday rclc No. 4 of the Women's Mis- ary Society of the First Bap- fchurch met at the home of B. M. Jones yesterday after- wilh twenty members and one member responding to roll ; by giving a Scripture quola- on "Love". Irs. Gtis Hayncs, circle leader, esidcd at the business session |-. introduced Mrs. John Turner, & presented the Mission study. Liring the social hour the hos- servcd an ice course with ien's Council Holds Missionary m at Christian Church ile Women's Council of the Firsl ictstian church held a monthly ssionary program at the churcl onduy afternoon. In the absence ||he president, Mrs. Ted Jones |icled at the business session, ic program for the afternoor "Outlines o f Argentina' opened with a song followed Sgl. and Mrs. Remmcl Young are departing tonight for Kccsler Field, Mississippi after a visit with Mrs. S. R. Young and Dr. and Mrs. L. M. Lile. Lt. William L. Bundy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Bundy. is a recent graduate of a special school at Aberdeen, Md. From Aberdeen Lt. Bundy will go to Randolph Field, San Antonio, Texas. Gerald Lee Bales, Hope, arrived at the Finance Replacement Training Center at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Ind. recently to begin basic training in finance. Upon completion of .an intensive field program, he will study army pay methods. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ross H. Bales, and prior to his induction was a bookkeeper at the Firsl National Bank. Cpl. Henry C. Murphy, Jr. of Boca Raton Field, Florida is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Murphy of Ozan. Miss Floy Stanley has returned from a .weekend visit with Miss Eulha Brooks in Dallas. Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Wall were hosts to the following at their home, Red Bud Acres farm, near Hope this week: E. B. Wall, Jr. Aviation Machinist Mate, second class, of the U .S. N. R., Bronson Field, Pensacola, Fla.; Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Carroll and children, Donnie, Connie, and Rusty of Shrcveport; Mr and Mrs. Wilbur Ross ot Monroe; Mrs. Winlon Knowles and daughter, Gail, of Longview, Texas; and Mrs. Lottie Land and Mrs. Bottle Barrett, both of Ml. Vcrnon, Texas. Among sludensl enrolled in a special course of instruction at the Signal Corps' school at Camp Murphy, Florida is Technical Corporal Edward S. Yates, formerly of 312 North Hcrvcy street, Hope. •FIRST I OPA' Mrs. H. Vance Crawford arrived last night from Schenectady, New ork to be the house guest of her notlier, Mrs. Delia McClanahan, nd other relatives and friends. USE TABLETS. SALVE. NOSE DROPS m r* vi f RIALTO Starts Today Also llfBarbara Stanwyck m "The Goy Sisters" EWSAENGER Last Times Today Mrs, Franklin Ozmcr and child-* en, Terry and Linda, of Shrcvc- t arc guests of Mr. and Mrs. Emmet' Juniors to Give Play Friday The Junior Class of Emmet High School will present "Aunt Samanthy Rules the Roost" Friday night, April 23. The play is being directed by Mrs. John B. Mason, and the cast includes Audrey Galloway as Aunt Samanthy; Norma Ruth Breed and Elizabeth Jo Dickerson as her nieces Sophia and Serena; Elizabeth Sexton and Mary Frances Smith as Samanlhy's friends, Blanche and Annie; Marie Prescott as Polly, the maid; Davy Lee Williams as Lucicn Littlefield) Sam Arnold Rowe ns Lovewell; Mack Thompson as Frank Fairfild; John Asher Hudson as Blair Bossvcll; and Lee Seals as Buddy. Your heart beats 100,000 times a day. Wandering Singer, Author Has Never Owned Store Bought Suit By WILLA GRAY MARTIN New York, April 20 — (/T'j— Woody "tuthric, 30-year old Oklahoma- lorn wandering singer and author if "Bound For Glory," who has ling before thousands at town hall ind Madison Square Garden never las owned a "store-bought" suit. That is, a business suit with trousers and coat matching. This is one of the lesser - known statistical facts about Woody (named for Woodrow Wilson) who las been very much in print since 3ENETIERNEY if LYNN BARI GEORGE MONTGOMERY Starts Wednesday MICKEY EOONEY becomes a one- roqo A. E. F., as i "Bungls" tor Britain! iis hard-fisted autobiography was published. When I brought up the subject of clothes and the man at a parly lis publishers gave him the other day, he recalled that he'd spent a childhood in his older brother's hand-down trousers, graduating into navy wool trousers, a sailor's turtle neck sweater and pea jacket. In special deference to his debut as a writer, he had bought a pair of khaki trousers which he wore with an' open-necked shirt. Standing in the middle of the Iviing room of a fashoinable Madison Avenue apartment, singing ballads he had written for his guitar, he looked like a small and rough edition of Will Rogers. From the same slate as Rogers, he comes honestly by the immortal humorits' nasal drawl — and Woody's hummor, too, is dry and crackly. But the resemblance ends there. Listening to him sing his melancholy songs (and he can make up a ballad as quick as a frog jumps off a log) one can not but wonder what sort of parents and childhood produced this wistful soul. Woody Guthrie grew up in Okemah, Oklahoma, where his father was a smallscale land speculator. The town struck oil and boomed. In Woody's retrospective eyes, the boom-chasers were "rougher than a corn cob, wilder than a woodchuck, hotter than a depot-stove." Woody himself, slight but wiry and curly-haired, became a sort of legent even as a boy when he fought the champion boxers of his county seat. He was always in a fight and some part of him was "puffed up all the time, and the other purls going down." But, though he wus always the winner, he hated the fights and the people who goaded him into them. In the end, he always divided the money thrown at him by the crowd between himself and the boy he'd battered up. This urge for holding his own in physical combat was inherited from his pioneering father. His mother taught him to sing old 'songs, told him stories about each ballad. She was small and had dark hair and was the kind of wo- man who always looked at a pretty thing and wondered, "who had to make it? Who owned it and loved it before'.'" Woody was M when he got a job shining shoes, meeting the night train for a hotel. He was 16 when he first hit the highway and took a trip around the Gulf of Mexico, watering strawberries, picking grapes, helping carpenters and well drillers, cleaning yards, chopping weeds. Homesick, he returned to Okc- mah and lived in a one room shack for which ho paid $25 — in stall- merits. Meanwhile the things that Woody had seen and heard were knocking about in his brain and getting him so excited he felt compelled to tell someone about them. He tried to teach himself to paint, first copying any thing in sight. His uncle taught him to play a guitar, and the boy made his way across the country singing in saloons, auto camps, freight cars, Most of those songs were made up and they all inevitably have a tale of it-needy which we sometime call "hillbilly," sometimes "ballad." The music gave him more release than the painting. "A picture, you paint it once, and it bothers you for 40 years. But with a song, you sing it out, and it soaks in people's ears and they jump up and down and sing it with you, and then you get a job singing it again.' " Crossing the country, Woody never made more than a dollar or two a night. He seemed satisfied to roll up experience in living — carrying with him no clothes and no possessions that couldn't be stuffed under his sweater. A radio station put him on the ah" and he made up new ballads each day as painlessly as an announcer and libbing a "good-morning." He received more than 15,000 letters from sailors, farm families, factory workers and even divorcees up in Reno. But the radio people said his stuff was too specialized and not enough like popular love songs. So he found himself looking around for another job until he reached the Rainbow • Room at Radio City. He was practically accepted there, but a woman walked over and said. "I have it! We can dress him in one of those durlnig clown suits. It will bring out his cjUciintncs." He got out in a hurry — and took his guitar on another trip west. Now he's back in town, singing at Army camps, contributing songs to the Department of Agriculture shows, and getting himself warmed up to write another book. And he may get himself a "store bought" suit any day now. MARMSS EASTER FROCKS For the past two weeks new dresses have been arriving almost daily—Navys, Blacks, Pastel shades, and Prints. A style and size for everyone. Junior 9 to 15. Regular sizes 12 to 20. Half sizes 161/2 to 24/2. 10.951» 19.95 Blouses For that new suit we have the blouse — in Crepe, Jersey, Fine Cottons. Long sleeve or short. 1.98 to 3.98 Van Raalte Gloves Fabric gloves in Cotton or Rayon. Pastel shades, Black and White. 98ctol.48 Other Dress Groups 3.99 to 8.95 A New Easter Bonnet Any kind or shape will be in style. Small shapes, large felts, straws, tarns, 1.98 and 2.98 Costume Jewelry Bags New bags arrived this week in Leathers or Fabrics. 3.98 HOPE'S FINEST DEPARTMENT STORE CHAS. A. 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