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Social and P eriona Daisy Dorothy Heard, Editor Phone 768 Between 8 a. m. and 4 p. m. I £ocial_ Calendar fucsrlny, May 11th Tuesday Contract Bridge •homo of Mrs. W. I?, llorndo, lo clock. club. Mrs. l)nby Kllr Jill bridge loniglil at UK |her psirr-nls. Dr. and I {Smith, II o'clock. will lie hostess home of frs. Don ,.$Tiss Glenn Slocklnirgor of Wins- nw, Wnrlhy Clraml Malron of the P'.iistern Star, will make her official visil lo the Hope chapter al |lhe Masonic Temple. II p. m . If Honoring Miss Glenn Slockbuirer Im'VVinslow. Mrs. Fred Conk will ; 1)0 hostess' at a luncheon at Ihe [•Hold Henry. | o'clock. ||Wednesa«iy, May 12th The Home Nursing Class will ir*»;t lor ils rirsi lesson Wednesday night al ij o'clock :il the Uommun- |ity center on Third Street. Those tuning (he course arc urj'ed lo ai- | lend. living room, where tables were ar ranged for Contract. Miss Frances Yocum captured the high score prize, and Miss Moses was award eel the bingo. Dainty remembrances wore presented the honorecs. The hostess served strawberry short cake to Ihe following: Miss Moses, Miss Simms, Miss Marv Delhi White, Miss Ruth Lewis Miss Francos Yocum, Miss Marjory Waddle, Mrs. Tom Purvis Mrs. Bill Tom Bundy. Mrs. Roy Taylor, Mrs. ".Too Eason, Mrs. Del- beii Case. Mrs. Bobby F.llen, Mrs. Rnlph McClure. and Mrs. Henry K. Melliirg. | T^rsday, May 13m The John Cain chapter r >r the DAK will meet at the home 01 Mrs. U. A. Li raves at :i p. m. Thursday. Birthday Party Is Enjoyed SnA/irdny Evening A soiree, (hat claimed a gay crowd was the birthday parly of William .loel Cox Saturday liiphl in Ihe Blue Room of I ho' Hcnrv Hole]. •Mrs. Cox, mother of (he honorbc, MrTi. Trudie Stone, Miss Ruth Ellen Stubborn.-!!), wearing green tulle assisted William Joel in oxleiulinj.' courtesies to tvvnnly-fivc guests who responded to invitations. ,TJie spacious refreshment table wr/s adorned with pink radiance- roses and deutxia with crystal candle holders supporting pink tapers, the beautiful birthday cake in white and pink the central attraction. Interestinj.; games and contests W-'.'e enjoyed Ihruughotu the evening. Hand-made gifts were presented lo (lie winners. Offering their fclicifalion to the host wore: Jack Bundy. John Thomas Andrews. Martin Pool, J'*,Vid Nc-whurn. Patsy McPhersoni Palsy Caldwell, Billy Bob Herndon. Rulh Kllen Slubbeinnn. Betty Sue Edmonson, Ch.-irlenc Hare, Charlone Wiggins. Danna Gibson. Eva Joan Milain, John Paul Sandford, rtha Brown. Mary Dell Waddle, Dora I,on Franks, Maxino Bowden, Albert Stonoqiusl. Effie Hyatt, Mary Alice Urrey. Christian Church Council Meets With Mrs. Oliver Adams Circle No. 2 of (lie Women's Council of the First Christian church met at Ihe homo of Mrs Oliver Adams with Mrs. II. C. Roynerson as associate hostess. The program opened with the song, "Faith of Our Fathers". A brief business period conducted by Mrs. Adams followed. "A Global Concept" was the Eliso Washington Visitors Are n^etl at Bridge As special compliment to Miss Margaret Simms and Miss Marjory Vltisos of Washington. D. C., Mrs Mickey Willimnu was hostess ai iridge at her home Saturday eve- 'liiy.;. Daisies, larkspur, and other summer garden flowers adorned Ihe from lack of eiOOO-IRON fi -O ol the beat uncl quickest home wuys In ;• • up u iineinla to Help bullcl up red b.OoU to OCT MODE STRENGTH. A great blood-Iron tonic! Follow label directions LydiaPinkham'sTABiCVS NEW SAENGER -NOW- • with tf *I|SA WRIQHT Starts Wednesday EXTRA - - EXTRA Captured Japanese films of tr^e Attack on Pearl Harbor. and The March of Time RIALTO Last Times Today Sonja John Henie Payne in "Iceland" Also Milton Berle in Whispering Ghost" study topic with the introduction being given by Mrs. Adams. Mrs Malcolm Porlcrfield had the de- volional which was followed by Hie Lord's Prayer in unison. Poems written by a war mother were read by Mrs. Fonzie Moses with Mrs. Reyrerson following with a talk on "Orphans' and Old Peoples' Homes". A study of the Stuttgart Christian church was presented by Mrs Millard W. Baggelt. The meeting closed with the benediction after which the hostess served a delicious ice course. For the occasion the entertaining rooms were decorated with myriads of red roses and iris. Coming and Going Pvl. D. B. Russcl of Camp Crowder, Missouri was the weekend guest of relatives and friends. Pvt. Orvillc Taylor of Now Orleans is spending his furlough with Mrs. Taylor and other relatives and friends. Miss Sophia Williams and Glen Williams were weekend guests o their aunt Mrs. Edward Woodfor and Miss Pat Williams of Lilt! Rock. Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Kyler and soi spent the weekend in Liltlo Rock. U. and Mrs. W. L. Bundy arc visiting Mr. and Mrs. Leon Bundy before going to Randolph Field foi his assignment. Mr. and Mrs. .1. W. Berry am family of Smackover and Mr. anr Mrs. Olio Middlcbrooks and fam iiy of Athens, La. were weekenc guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Mid dlebrooks. Mr. and Mrs. Wyatl Davis had a? Sunday guesls Miss Evelyn Roger? and T. E. Mitchell of Stamps am Mrs. J. L. Bcasley of Camdeii. Mrs. Malcolm Preseloy of Texarkana was the Mother's Day guest of her mother, Mrs. Gladino B Morris. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Jones and daughter. Kilty, of Bay Cily, Texas are visiting relatives in the city. Miss Helen Landes and Miss Pansy Wimbcrly of Texarkanii have returned to their homes after n weekend viisl with Miss Wyble Wimbcrly. HOPS StAFt, HOPS, ARKANSAS GOP Opposes Bill to Strip WPB Authority WnshinKton. May 11 —(/p>— Leg- islnlion to strip-the Wiir Production Board of its nuthorily over civ- ilin n supplies landed in a bramble patch of Republican opposition today when it was sent over to the House by the Senate. Rep. Wolcoll (H-Mich). ranking minority member of the House Banking Committee which gives first consideration to the measure expressed the opinion thai it "sets up another agency which is bound to confuse (lie whole set-up " and declared: "Unless n lot of restrictions are written into it, it win encounter yesterday, 21 of them joining eight Democrats in opposition, while? ten Republicans voted for the measure on the 44 tn 23 ballot. Introduced by Senator Maloney (D-Conm, (h c measure would give the new civilian supply agency n claim to materials and"services'as authoritative as that of the army, the Navy or any other agency. Bui Republican Leader McNar'y of Oregon told the Senate the Legislation was liable to lead to a conflict in jurisdictions. editorially that "expected and accountable agitation has changed into unreasonable unrest, which has assumed a dangerous and intolerable form." Ancla continued, saying further that Do Tolcgraaf of 'TAGt THttt Amsterdam termed "mo.st serious." stiff opposition in the House ' Wolcott said he construed legislation as an attempt to the settle by congressional action friction between the War Production Board and the armed forces over priorities sought by both the armed services and civilian agencies. The bill would empower an administrator appointed by the president to determine the needs for rationing and to ascertain the types and quantities of materials, manpower and other services necessary to keep the civilian population "healthy and functioning effectively." The new agency would replace the office of civilian requirements recently organizd by WPB Chairman Donald M. Nelson. Republicans generally opposed the bill when the Senate passed it SERIAL STORY Nazis Decree State of Siege in Holland London, May 11 — (,/p> _ Th e Netherlands News Agency Anctfi' quoted reports today (hat a state of siege had been decreed throughout Nazi - occupied Holland and that 20 Dutch patriots had been executed and 10 others sentenced to death as a result of disorlers apparently connected with tin attempt to stage a general strike. Aneta said the state of sige was ordered by Arthur Syszinquart. riechs commissioner for occupied Holland, and quoted the Stockholm newspaper Svenska Dagbladet as saying it resulted from "serious clisutrbanccs" following a Nazi order for rointernment of all former Netherlands Army members as prisoners of war. Ancia added that serious interruptions of (lie supply of food in the country resulting from strikes were reported. The German - con- trolled press in the country said the situation stringent censorship on Holland, there were indications during the past week of serious -disorders, Aneta- said, adding that the German - controlled Netherlands .radio mentioned a "short, fierce action" and told the people it was futile to "fight yourselves to death of German machine in the fire guns." The news agency said that a state of "police martial ] a w" was proclaimed in four provinces April HO and was cxlcnded lo the remainder of the nation the next day — the state of siege apparently being an intensification of the measures. Aneta death sentences for those excuted were announced May 2 — the day they were excuted' — by Police General Ranter, head of the German police und Storm Troop formations in Holland, who assumed control of all police when martial law was proclaimed. The 20 were put to death after sum- mady action by special police tribunals set up within the two days preceding, it was reported. Aneta said it was learned thai the reintcrdnmcnt applied to Navy as well as Army members. Dough - Dough Bird Longmont, Colo. — George Schlichter was walking along a street when a paper fluttered from the bill of a bird. It was a BY LORETTE COOPER COPYRIGHT. 1943. NEA SERVICE. INC. Births Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Booth announce the arrival of a daughter at the Josephine hospital May 10. She has been named Martha Sue Booth. A son, Richard Stanley L'atighlin was born to Pvt. and Mrs. Park E. Laughlin at the Julia Chester May 8. Mrs. Laughlin is the former Miss Mnble Davis. l. r )r)2 South Main street. Pvt. Laughlin is stationed in Alaska. 14 Arkonsans Are Missing in Action Washington, Ma 11 — m— Fourteen Arkansans were among 7Gfi United States soldiers listed by the War Department today as missing in action. The Arkansas soldiers, missing in Ihe European, North Africa, south Pacific and southwest Pacific areas, were: European: First Lt. James D. Dubard, Jr son of James D. Dubard, Marked Tree. First LI. Floyd Ewell Love, son of Mrs. Hartle W. Love, Harmony. Second LI. Robert J. Swindle son of Mrs. Minnie Swindle, Walnut Ridge. Norlh African: Pvt. Charles T. Cockrell, son of Mrs. Myrtle Cockrell, Parkdale. Pvt. Harold B. Gilmore, brother of Mrs. Gladys R. Hopkins, Ama- g°n. Pfc. Joseph H. Huebner, son of William A. Huebner, Rt. 2, Mountain Home. Pfc. William T. Nuckolls, son of Mrs. Ethel Johnston, Box 08 Newport. Second Lt. Roy C. Tobe, brother of Miss Ldia Tobe, 2523 Lincoln Ave., Norlh Lilile Rock. Sgt. Pierce B. Tyler, son of Mrs Ina Tyler, Rt. 3, Greenbrier Southwest Pacific: Staff Sgl. Otis L. Sharp, son of Liberl B. Sharp, Vick. Pvl. James H. Brown, Charlie H. Brown, . First LI. Herbert Harland Hill son of John Daniel Hill, Sr 1022 West Eleventh St., Little Rock Cpl. Billy J. May, brother of Mrs. Marjorie H. McDonald Weidon. Lt. Col. Dan B. Searcy, son of R. L. Seurcy, Lewisville. TUB STOnVi lt,.(l, Cnrtcr. « AA(^, linn volunteered for n Unii- Ki-nniH iniNHioii. After »lie linn received lit-r nrcliTM mill lii'eii Iii- Iruilueeil to her eoimmimlhiK olll- <-i-r, Mnjor Ilrit .Im-kxoii, tlu-y liiinril it Plying Forlrt-KS 1.on nil fur n tiny Islniid in the Pacific. •t * * JAP PLANES SIGHTED Chapter II /"PHE island on which the great ship landed to refuel was nothing more than a plot of sand. High tide, Beth knew, would immerse it. "Think of it," commented Major Jackson. "What an air base in this day of modern warfare! Let Nature do her own camouflaging. We land. We refuel from buried tanks capable of keeping the sea out and the gasoline in. We take off. The tide comes up and the waves erase our wheel tracks in the sand and pack the particles anew for the next landing. The fellow who thought of this had something." Her eyes verified enough of Major Jackson's description so that she could easily believe the rest. The major left her for a moment to talk with one of the pilots. When he returned to Beth's side, he asked, "How did you make out last night?" "Comfortably." He laughed. "There was some doubt that you would." "Anyone who had any doubts didn't know very much about the WAACs," she replied. They walked along the sand She watched the sea, and noticed that even now the island wa shrinking with each successive onrush of the ocean. She tried t estimate how long this bit of sand was, and guessed two miles; ye it was so flat that an accurate estimate was impossible, and th sand • was packed so tightly i could have been used as an automobile speedway just as successfully as it was being used as a landing field. As they strolled Axis Prospects Bleak Attlee Tells Commons BY E. C. DANIEL London, May 11 (/p)— Axis prospects In their final African stand on Cap Bon peninsula "are bleak," Dcput Prime -Minister Clement A. At Hoc told a cheering House ol Commons today. The battle thus far has gone well, Attlee said. "H is still too early to say how long the last net will last or to speculate on the enemy's hope of "But 1 think one can say that with no large towns or ports on resistance or escape." he added which to base themselves and only the Cap Bon peninsula in their hands, their prospects are bleak" Britain's First Army suffered 1,200 casualties in the final stage of the advance on Tunis and Bi- zerte and a total of 8,400 since April 17, he said, from April 20 to May 3 were just over 2,400, including wounded and missing, he said. These losses, he said, compared with 50,000 Axis prisoners—mostly Germans - taken since May 5, and the number of Axis prisoners is "continually increasing." The deputy prime minister gave the government's appraisal of the "crushing defeat" inflicted on the Axis in the first general war statement give in the House since the review Feb. 11 of the Casablanca and Adana conferences, and it followed a brief secret session of the House. Attlee opened the statement with praise for the "very practical example of Allied cooperation" between the armies of the three nations, and ground, air and sea forces obtained under the direction of Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower and Gen. Sir Harold R.L.G. Alexander. It was on the central front, Attlen staled, that Gen. Sir Bernard L~ Montgomery achieved the breakthrough that led to the fall of Tunisia's two principal port cities. Preliminary preparations included formations from said. The First Army strengthening the First Army with r " '"' " the Eighth, he „. , „ .- covered the linal 30 miles in 3G hours, demoralizing Axis 'forces. "It was a real thunderbolt," he quoted Gen. Alexander as describing the final thrust. At almost the same time American tanks entered Bizerle after a thrust "across extremely difficult country," he said. On Sunday morning all that was left of the German Fifteenth Armored division surrendered' to the British Seventh Armored Division, he said, adding: "These two veterans of the desert had been at each other's throats for the best part of two years. Praising the results of combined actions by the RAF and American airforces, Attlee said that "the number of sorties by our airforces compared with those of the enemy was generally something like four lo on," and added that the combined Allied airforces gained complete domination of the air. Understanding between ground and air fores reached a "pitch of perfection that we never hithrto at- Uiincd," he added. He finished amid loud cheers. Today in Congress By The Associated Press Senate In recess. Banking Committee considers bill to authorize use of treasury silver for war purposes (9:30 a. m. Central War Time), House Continues debate on reciprocal trade program Ul a.m.) Military committee may report out antislrike legislation -(9). Many Germans (Continued From Page One) front estimated three days ago that 80,000 Axis troops had reached the peninsula.) Infantry forces which followed closely behind the tank b r e a k- through occupied Soliman, Gom- balia, and Menzel Bou Zetfa, three towns forming a triangle in the valley of the twin rivers of O.'ed El Melch and Oued El Djourf and controlling the main roads across the base of the peninsula. There was not a let up, however, in the stubborn resistant of the southern Nazi forces. At one -point they even put in a counterattack against French forces. It was repulsed. The Eighth Army made an attack against the die - hard German fighters southeast of Saouaf, 12 miles norlhwest of Enfidaville, and took 75 prisoners and 12 small field guns, and also made an assault on the right Hank along Ihe marsh coaslal strip due north of Enfidaville. The latter attack met desperate resistance. The French, fighting alongside the British Eighth Army, mopped up a number of small pockets in the neighborhood of Zaghouan. The Germans made their ineffective counterattack three miles Ads must be In office day before publication. All Wont Ads cosh in odvonc*. Not taken over the Phone. One time-rise word, minimum Me six Hmes-.Se word, .minimum }Mc o»l*!L "lV~3 Ae W 2 rd ' "'"I"""" SOe One month—18t word, mlnmlum $2.70 Rates are for continuous insertions, only "THE MORE YOU TELL THE QUICKER For Rent STORE BUILDING AVAILABLE adjoining large industrial plant. Moderate rent. Will only consider responsible party. Address Box 158, Hope, Ark o-Gtp CORNER OFFICE IN CITIZENS National Bank on second floor. 5-Ctpd THREE ROOM FURNISHED apartment, private bath and private entrances. See Mrs. G. 3. Downing, 208 Eonner, Phone *,„*» K/I • -i , wlia * YOU were going to do, Lieutenant, Major Jackson had said. "You are my one-man if you don't mind my calling you a man. You are cerning ou, LrS." 161 ' 6 "" n ° ' eaks ° f illformatio ' 1 C011 " day with concerns son of along the peaceful shore, under a sky of brilliant blue, Beth felt strangely at peace with the world. She closed her eyes and found it easy to imagine that she was at home, enjoying a pleasant holi- a friend whose only were the every-day problems of small-town life. *I wish we could stay here forever," Beth said, softly. Brit Jackson laughed. "You and I have work to do," he said. 'Important work. This island looks peaceful enough, but you can't forget the war, no matter how much you'd like to." "I know," Beth answered. "I'm ready, Major Jackson." They could hear the whirr of the plane's motors as it wanned up for the take-off. The crew was swarming over the big ship, checking every detail for the important flight ahead. Steadily, they moved away from the landing place. Before long they would be alone. Beth wondered what Brit Jackson had to say. She had been too excited, too thrilled by prospects of her overseas duty, to give much thought to her assignment. Major Jaeltswi was silent, phrasing m his mind the words he had lo say * * * j^/JAJOR JACKSON smoked until his cigaret was nothing but a menace to his fingertips. Then he tore the butt apart and tossec the tobacco and the tiny rolled-up wad of paper to the wind, which was blowing freely and steadily. "It's time you knew what you were going to do, Lieutenant,' Major Jackson said. They were out of earshot of the crew now. The major stopped, and so did she, and he turned toward her. She looked at him. It was the first time she had realized how young and handsome he was. It was also the first time she had noticed his insignia. Noticing it, she was amused at how wrong she had been in jumping at conclusions. She had supposed he was an Air Corps officer, and perhaps a full 10 years older than the just-under-30 he appeared to be. Actually, he wore the crossed cannon with shell superimposed wh'ch denote the Coast Artillery Corps. * * $ JJETH noticed that Brit Jackson was scrutinizing her very closely, too; and she sensed that the view was not unpleasant to lim. "It's time you knew," he began ngain. "Lieutenant, you are my one-man staff, if you don't mind ny calling you a man. That's vhat you are, for the purpose of defending the nation. You are one-man staff of the commanding officer—I am he—of 'a "oast Artillery Barrage Balloon Battalion. Our battalion is somc- yhere off there—even now I han t tell you exactly where, and hut is not because I don't trust ou ' He waved his hand a third ,.rn? e ?' ay a ''°u»d the horizon Ihe battalion is on an island nuch like this, only the island hns a lilile more area and considerably more contours and vegetation—and some of it stays above water even at high tide. It is a very important island already, and we hope it will be even more important as the war continues. Meanwhile it is our task—among other things—to gel a balloon barrage flying so that our further operations will be protected from enemy air attack. You know, like the airplane factory at Southampton was protected." She know what Major Jackson referred to. She had never been with barrage balloon troops, but she had read in newspapers and magazines about the barrage over Southampton, and how it kept the Spitfire factory running almost without interruption. "Your staff role," the major continued, "lias been designed for your peculiar abilities." There was a trace of good-humored sarcasm in his voice. "I am told you women are quite intuitive. You will need all your intuition out here. You arc to help men, among other things, make sure there are no leaks of information concern- ins our island." "Are any leaks suspected?" "I am sorry to say there are. You needn't ask me any more. They just are—not that anything .ictuaJly has slipped. We're just suspicious without being able to suspect any individual." Tiie plane was ready to go. ''We'd better get on," the major said. "You know, we're just pas- •engers. By the way, if t'hose Air Corps men kid us, we'll just have o take it—the Air Corps looks down on everybody, and I know how they feel. I was a flyer once myself." Hi s face was grave. "I to—but Mediterranean to Be Kept Open-Knox Washington, May 11 — (#>) — Secretary of the Navy Knox, commenting., on the Allied . victory in Tunisia, said today thai the German Air Force undoubtedly would try to keep Allied shipping from using the Mediterranean routes eastward but they want to prevent us." be able cotlld still fly, if I Uncle Sam doesn't believe it. Uncle .says my capillaries won't take coinbi.it." The Fortress took off. Hour after hour passed, until it was late afternoon. Suddenly Major Jackson shook Bcth's shoulder. "lieutenant Carter," he said his mouth close to her ear. "A pair of Jap fighter planes has been sighted off our left wing." (Xo Kn t'tmtiimea) _ ^ Knox, talking at a press conference, declined to estimate how long it would be after the final clean - up in Tunisia before t h e Mediterranean route could be thrown open with supply ships operating under an Allied air umbrella from the northern rim of Africa. He said, however, that the opening obviously would be of "tremendous advantage because of the shortening of the routes to the Middle East," which he estimated would average about 5,000 miles. Asked whether German planes from, the continent and f r o m such places as Sardinia and Sicily would not try lo keep the great niland sea closed to Allied shipping, Knox said that they "W ILL attempt to. undoubtedly, but they won't be able to." So long as the Axis holds Sicily, the big island at the toe of Italy' the enemy air threat to convoys will remain fairly high, Knox indicated, and he said that "possession of Sicily by the Allies obviously would be a tremendous asset." Knox opened his press conference by declaring that he desired to express "on behalf of the Navy congratulations to the Army on the magnificent victory in Tunisia." He said congratulations were in order also for the British Navy and the American - British a i r forces "for the effectiveness with which they cut off supplies to the enemy." south of Moghrane, just to the north of Zaghouan and about 30 miles west of Hammamet. So completely blotted out was the erman air force in this theater hat just one enemy plane was seen n the Tunisian sky. It was a Focke - Wulf 190 fighter'and it was Irying lo slip away. II was shot down. The Naval section of the com- munique said five small boats were sunk off Cap Bon yesterday and Sunday night in mopping up the detachments caught at ~ea, and said many prisoners had been captured. Among them was a German general caught trying to escape. That made seven generals captured. "Intense naval activity still prevails off the. coast of Cap Bon peninsula where large fires were seen last night. The coast is closely watched and blockaded and the work continues," said the c o m- munique. The Allied air forces sent over 100 medium bombers to smash Pantellaria Island airfield, 40 miles off Cap Bon, for the fifth time in three days, while a strong force of Flying Fortresses ham- : mered the airfields of Milo and Borizzo in Sicily. Malta's squadrons of fighler- bombers assailed Biscari, Marsala and Porto Empedocle in Sicily, -unloading bombs on airfields, railway stations and power stations. Four - engined RAF planes delivered the second important attack on Messina, in Sicily, in 24 hours. So nearly knocked out is P a n- lellaria air base mat only one ei;e- my aircraft came up to meet the bombers. It was an Italian plane and, after seeing the size of the formation, the pilot decided to keep out of the way. A small fleet of landing craft and dock installations also were attacked here. A violent explosion amidst the jetties and warehouses was seen by the departing bombers after they were 10 miles away. Light bombers and fighter- bombers maintained a round - the- clock strafing of roads and a few small boats. Night flying Hurricanes caught motor traffic in the path of their flares and other airmen fiercely bombed the airfields at Kourba, Menzel Temie and Cap Ras Addar at the extreme northern tip of the cape where a number of Junkers transports were wrecked. In typical sweeps, a Spitfire wrecked two staff cars, six trucks and a trailer on Ihe road north of Hammamet, while a Hurricane shot up a small boat containing 10 NICELY FURNISHED MOUSE IN Apply Hope Ilr3tp good neighborhood. :Star. FURNISHED A -P A R T M E,N T downstairs. Bills paid. Miss Mary Middlebrooks. Telephone. 364. ll-3lpd Wonted WHITE WOMAN TO LIVE W1T.H family of two and keep house Apply in person at 418 W. 2nd>St Phone 241-J. 8-Gtpd CLEAN RAGS. NO WOOL --,OR silk. Bring to Hope Star. -8-tf FURNISHED HOUSE OR APART- ment in Hope. Must have an electric refrigerator, private, bath, at least 3 rooms. Write Joe Perry, c/o Barnsdall Oil -Co. Patmos, Arkansas. 11-Gtpd For Sale COTTON SEED, D&PL, Stonewell 2B. Rowden41A.and Cookers long- staple, first year from breeder. All $2.00 per bushel. See T S McDavitt. - SEED PEANUTS. GET CERTIFI- cate from A. A. A. office and buy; them for 6M>c per pound. -Pedl-. greed Stoneville and Rowden 41A cotton seed. Dortch's -340' hybrid seed corn $7.50 bu. Kut- gers tomato plants, also garden and field seeds. E. M. McWilliams Seed Store. 24-lmch MOTHERS LOOK: SAND BOXES for the -children, delivered .complete with clean washed sand. Hempstead County Lbr. Co- Phone 89. ANYBODY WANTING A $300.00 .cow, full blood jersey, five years old, gives 48 Ibs. milk per day, also heifer calf, can :s ee ,her>.-at 1020 East Third .St Hope. •'-••No charge for looking. 8-3tpd A DIVAN. SEE MRS. MAE W03L- son or phone 645. ll-3toh Wanted,to Buy MEN'S AND BOYS' SPRING SUITS pants and 'shoes. Ladies' and children's spring dresses -and .low- heel shoes. Bedspreads and sheets. R. M. Patterson, East Second St. gi_tf Notice FOR CLOSE IN ROOMS AT $1.75 per week In a completely furnished modern home for working' girls. See Mrs. Tom Carrel. 8-3tc Germans who had no cars only a shirt for a sail. and SEND ME YOUR NEW OR RE- newal subscriptions for any magazine published.-Charles Reynerson. City Hall. 1-lmcli WANTED TO GIVE AWAY 0 plain kitlens. Jerry O'Neal, phono, 791. n-ltc Personal MEN, WOMEN! WANT VIM? Stimulanls in Oslrex Tonic Tablets pep up bodies lacking Iron, Vitamin Bl, Calcium. Trial size costs little. Save REAL money, get $1. size. Ask about big moneysaving 'Economy" size. At all' drug stores—in Hope, at Cox and Gibson Drug Stores. ll-3tc And Shoe Rationing? Salt Lake City — Autombile sightseeing tours are out for the duration — but the Junior Chamber of Commerce is determined that visitors shall see Ihe town anyhow. A series of weekly milelong sightseeing jaunls for soldiers and tourists, will slurl Sunday — on foot. How Drug Stores Will Cooperate With Wednesday Closing Effective May 12 all the drug stores of Hope will close every Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock—except one store. v Each taking its turn in alphabetical order, one drug store will remain open Wednesday afternoon, the other four closing at 1 p, m. J/ he , emer 9ency service drug store remaining open on Wednesday afternoon will close at 6 p. m., not observing the usual night hours. We ask your co-operation in this new closing plan —and remember to shop early on Wednesdays. Briont's Drug Store John P. Co* Drug Co. Crescent Drug Store John S. Gibson Dryg Co. Ward & Son

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