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, May M, 1943 MO PI STAR; MOPE, ARKANSAS Social and P ersona Daisy Dorothy Heard, Editor Phone 70S Between 8 «. m. and 4 p. rrt. I Social Calendar Monday, May 17th Circle No. 1 of (ho Women's Missionary SociiMy of the First Baptist church,, homo of Mrs. Miles Liilin, ;!::«) o'clock. Circle No. 2 of the Women's Missionary Socii'ly of the First Baptist chun.'h, lining of Mrs. John S Gibson, Sr., 2:30 o'clock. ! follow. Co-hostesses will bo Mrs. R. D. Franklin, Mrs. Terrell Cornelius, and Mrs. R. V. Herndon. Sr. An al fresco parly for members of the Jolt B. Graves class of the Firsl Methodist Church will be held at the home of Mrs. Hollis Luck with Mrs. Bon Edmiaston, associate hostess. 7:30 o'clock. In the event of inclement weather, the guests will go lo the church recreational rooms. Circle No. 3 of the Women's Missionary Society of the First Baptist church, homo of Mrs. James Embroo, 2:30 o'clock. and Mrs. R. N. Mouser..They will be joined by Mr. Poe for the weekend. Bobby Ward of Ashdown is visiting relatives and friends In the city. J. W. Strickland is a business visitor to Thibodaux, La. Miss Marianna Hulson of Wash ington, D. C. is the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hulson. J. T. Luck has arrived from Washington, 13. C., where ho is a student in the Navy band, for a visit wilh his parents, Judge and Mrs. Fred Luck. Circle No. 5 of the Women's Missionary Society of the First liap- tLt church, homo of Mrs. Loo Garland, 2:30 o'clock. Circle No. 1 of the Women's Auxiliary of Ihe First Presbyterian church,will moot -at,,the homo of Mr,s. W. M. '-.CanH&sr .with Mrs. Paul Siniins, co-hostess, 4 o'clock. Circle No. 2 of the Women's Auxiliary of the First Presbyterian church, home of Mrs. II. I.I. Vineyard, 4 o'clock. Miss Vatter Is Affianced To Ralph Owen Announcement was made Sunday of the engagement and approaching marriage of Miss Eva Valter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Vatter, nf Shrevoport, to Hnlph Owen, son of Mr. and Mrs. John P. Owen, of Hope. Mr. Owen is a Chief Petty Officer, United Stales Coast Guard, stationed in New Orleans. The ceremony will be an event of Tuesday afternoon, Juno 22, at 5:30 o'clock at St. John's Catholic Church in Shroveporl. The bridegroom-elect was for rnerly employed by the Arkansas Natural Gas Company in Shrevc- Mrs. Harvey Tuinoll and Mrs. Tltetii Jones of Mlnden, La. are house, guests of Mrs. Tuincll's brother. Craine. Hoy Craine, and Mrs. Mrs. Willard McDowell of Ft. Worth is also a guest for several weeks in the Crninc home. Mrs. K. J. Caplinger and sons arc visiting Mr. and Mrs. Robert Turner and children in Sheveport. Mrs. Ida Foster has returned from a weekend vi.sit with Mrs. Lila Womble in Arkadelphia. Miss Kcbn Lcverctl spent the week-end with friends at Magnolia A. and M. college, Magnolia, Ark. Circle No. 3 of the Women's Auxiliary of the First Presbyterian church, homo of Mrs. W. Y. Foster, 4 o'clock. Circle No. 4 of the Women's Auxiliary of the First Presbyterian church, home of Mrs. Fred Ellis. 8 o'clock. Circlo No. 4 of the- Women's Missionary Society of the First Baptist church, homo of Mrs. Omor Wil- linms, 310 North Washington, 2:30 o'clock. A joint mooting of the Mission Study Class and Ihe Spiritual Life Group of the First Methodist church will be hold at the First Methodist church, 3 o'clock. Mrs. C. D. Lau- tcrbach will present the mission study, and Mrs. I). B. Thompson will teach the Spiritual Life study. Tuesday, May 18th Members of the American Legion Auxiliary will do volunteer work at the Surgical Dressings rooms, 1:30 to Ti o'clock. A social meeting at the homo of Mrs. Robert Wilson will Engagement of Elizabeth Anne Oglesby Revealed at Informal Tea Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Oglesby. Texarkana, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Anno, to Captain John R. Gruisser. The news was made known at a beautifully appointed scaled tea Friday afternoon given by the brido's-elcct mother al llicir home in Texarkana. A profusion of pink roses and pink carnations added charm to the reception rooms and dining room. Dainty nose-gays on each refreshment plate contained a scroll bearing the names of the affianced couple. Captain Greisscr is the son of Mrs. Bessie H. Greisscr of Pali Alto, Calif., and is stationed at the Rod R iv c r Ordnance Training Cenlcr. The wedding, which is of stale wide interest because of the prom inonco of the bride-elect and hoi family, will take place in earlj Hospital Notes Friends of Merlin Coop will rc- ;roal to know thai he is confined to the Julia Chester hospital, where ic underwent an appendectomy Sunday. Communiques Frank Edwards Nolen of Hope was commissioned a second lieu- tendanl in the Army of Ihe United Slates, May 12, upon completion of the Officer Candidate course al Ihe Infantry school, Fort Benning, Ga. The new lieutenant was inducted inlo the army October 15, 1942 and served his basic training at Camp Wollcrs, Texas, where held the rank of corporal. L.t. Nolen attended Branham and Hughes in Spring Hill, Term., and Sewanoe at Se- wance, Tenn. TE S\ Petroleum JellifThis Watt Spread MoroHiiolR'twct'n thumb and nnKvr. l-*niK Illiri'-H itrovu Morullnu'n lilKtt quullty. Soutlii'H dluiH-T ru-sh. rtiuttiw, HcrapfH uml minor ttiirntt. You KU u lut lor dp, tiipiu til-it;, lUf. RIALTO Now Institute on Canning Is Conducted By Mary Claude Fletcher "Home Canning for Victory Gardens" was the topic of an illustrated lecture given by Miss Mary Claude Fletcher in the First Methodist Church recreational room Friday afternoon. Dcmonslralions in canning chicken, asparagus, and strawberries were made by Miss Fletcher before an interested audience of women from Hope and surrounding counties. Miss' Fletcher staled that information concerning canning must bo gained by attending the lectures, and lhal no information will be given over the telephone; however, housewives interested in having pressure cookers tested are askec to call G8 for an apointmenl. Starts Tuesday Gene Tierney in Thunderbirds' Also Don Joan Ameche Bennett in 'Girl ' Trouble' Announcement of the next demonstration will be made at a later date. Coming and Going W. C. Tollcson. who spenl Ihe pasl year in Liberia, Wesl Africa, with the Williams Construction Co., has returned lo join Mrs. Tolleson and daughters, 003 South Elm street. Jim Henry has returned to Dallas after a three-day visit in the city. LI. and Mrs. Frank E. Nolen of Fort Benning, Ga., arrived last night to spend several days in the city with relatives and friends. Mrs. Buford Poe and son, Billy, ot Warren are here for a week's visit with Mrs. Poe's parents, Mr. MFDICATED Soolho il( ''' cl simple mtl/luniLir malics with Moxsunu, PflWDFR FOR formerly Mexican runutnrun Ileat l>owder> H 0 u evo FAMILY USE diupor rush, heat rush. Library Notes Many new books arc being added daily to the shelves of the Hempstead County Library. "We Cannot Escape History" by lohn Thompson Whitaker is a European history of the last ten years told from first hand observations, interviews, and conversation. 'Between the Thunder and the Sun" by Vincent Shoean is the continuation of personal history which is both autobiography and worldy reporting. "Retreat With Slilwell" by Jack Beldcn is Ihe slory by this correspondent when the Burma campaign failed. Belden joined Stilwell's forces on Ihe long trek lo India. America, Russia, and the ,Gom,- munisl Party in the pasl war world by John L. Childs and George S. Counts is a realistic view of Uniled Slales-Sovicl Union relations, looking forward lo lasting cooperation. "I served on Balaan" by Juanita Redmond is the slory of army nurses lhal carried on in Manila, in jungle hospilals and on Corrigidor, and Ihis one escaped by plane when resistance ceased. The above books are suggested by the Booklist staff and are listed in the May issue of the American Library Associalion Bullclin. They are on Ihe leading book sellers lisl of Sunday, May 10, New York Herald Tribune Books. Wartime restrictions may keep you at home, but you can find the thrills of travelling, meeting people and seeing things in your living room between Ihe covers of a good book from Ihe Hempslead County Library. 'Crucial Series' Starts Between Dodgers, Cards By JUDSON BAILEY Associated press Sports Writer An early blooming "crucial series" sprouted today in Brooklyn with the Dodgers matched against the world champion SI. Louis Cardinals in a twilight tussle al Ebbels Field. Few doubt that these two teams have the National League pennant struggle entirely between themselves and every garri.e they play wilh each other, even this early in the season, will have an important bearing on the championship. For this reason the slate in their first three - game series is much greater than temporary possession of the league load. In the opener Frank (Rube)' Mellon is expected lo be matched on the mound wilh Lofty Howard Pollel of Ihe Redbirds. The Dodgers prepared for Ihe invasion by cuffing Ihe Chicago Cubs Iwice in a doublehcadcr yes- lerday, 4-0 and 3-2. Ed Head pitched the shutout, spacing five hits in a duel wilh Lon Warncke, who kept Brooklyn scoreless till the eighth, when the Dodgers bunched all their runs in one turn at bat as Dolph Camilli singled for two and Paul Waner doubled for two more. Bobo Ncw- som relieved Kirby Higbe in the nightcap and propelled himself to his fourth victory by singling home Ihe deciding run in Ihe sevenlh. In Ihe meanlime Ihe Cardinals were held to a draw in two games wilh Ihe rambundlious Phillies before a crowd of 30,823 al Philadelphia, Ihe clay's largest turn out in the majors and the second largest crowd ever to see a National League game in Ihe Quaker Cily. Howard Krisl pitched six-hit ball in a joust with Schoolboy Rowe in Ihe first game, but was forced to 11 innings before gelling a 4-8 decision on While Kurowski's squeeze bunt. The Phillies bounded back lo take the second 21 with rookie Al Gerheauser, a Sure Way*to Get a Strike Manross, loft, her ball about to make crash landing, and Mar- iettn Longley roll as, team simultaneously on same alley in Chicago aircraft plant, ono releasing ball splil second ahead of partner to keep them from colliding. Advocates claim that, for women, new is faster, more exciting than old. It also affords'more kcglers opportunity to bowl on crowded hardwood. SPORTS ROUNDUP By HUGH FULLERTON, JR. Wide World Sports Columnist for the next two weeks thef8,-will $£ be d real picnic in the: parkyb* school children. ' 4v ' There's one catch — Youngsterll i go in groups and for only one of the picnics. No repeaters. Soviet Planes-* (Continued From Page One) f f corded by the Associated Pi-els' from Berlin broadcasts said Get* man troops made surprise attacks and destroyed numerous Soviet pillboxes in the area., of.. Velikie Luki near the Latvian border northwest of Moscow. German planes were said to be making systematic attacks against Russian railway stations and trains in the southern and central sectors,' ^ (The Russian midday cornrnuni- v que as broadcast from Moscow and recorded by the Soviet Monl- >., tor in London said that Russian ar- , < tillery was continuing the assault / & in the Lisichansk area which had j* resulted in a Russian break- -» through for a new toehold t>n the 4 west side of the Donets river. > (The heavy artillery barrage on tf German . inner defences' at the £ Black Sea base of Novorossisk ^ southpaw, pitching seven-hit ball, fanning seven and issuing no passes. As a result the Cards slipped into a tie for second place wilh the Boston Braves, who swept a doublehoader from the Cincinni:-.'! Reds 3-1 and 6-1. In the other National League show the New York Giants divided with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Manager Mel Ott hit his third homer in three days, wilh one aboard, lo decide Ihe firsl game 3-1. Billy Jurges hit a roundlripper to account for New York's other run. Bob Klinger pitched five hit balls to win the second game 24 N eui Sports Mirror By The Associated Press Today A Year Ago — After-dark baseball in Metropolitan New York area out for duration by order of army officials. Three Years Ago — Hunk Anderson signed as line coach of Chicago's foolball Bears. Five Years Ago — New York Giants defeated Chicago Cubs, G-5, in 12 innings at Polo Grounds and increased National League lead lo six games. New York, May 17 (/P)— Pennsylvania recently passed a law permitting kids of 1C to compete in amateur boxing tournaments. . that clocsn'l mean so much. because plcnly of IG-year-olds have borrowed birth certificates from older pals to get an early start. . . But Judge Eugene C. Bonniwcill jnd Ralph Marlow, A.A.U. men who backed the bill, arc working on a plan lo enlisl high school support and lo create a special class for the younger novices, so they may even have some real amateurs in their amateur tourney. More Kid Stuff The Western Golf Association, working an a plan to make cad- ding more attraclvie to boys and their, parents, suggests that <;lubs put in victory garden programs, supervised physical training, commando drills and instruction in other useful tasks and crafts besides lugging golf clubs. . . We might add one more lesson, valuable to bag tutors in later life — when and how lo keep one's trap shut. baseball manager who recently turned down a commission as a Navy physical instructor to take ah OPA job, is looking forward to the end of Ihe war so he can gel busy reorganizing the Southeasl- crn League. . . It's still spring, but Clyde McBrdie, Kansas Cily Star sports ed, already is out with the suggestion lhal Ihe big six slage a .Christmas holiday basketball tournament. Out Variety This Season By BURGESS DAMRON Atlanta, May 17 —(/P)— If it's variety you're looking for, it's ever present in the Southern Association. A squint at yesterday's re- sulls will convince you that anything can, and probably will, happen. At Little Rock, the Travelers unleashed all their batting fury in the first contest of a twin bill to hammer out 25 base hits and 20 runs, beating New Orleans 20-3. New Orleans copped the night cap 9-4. The second runway came at Chattanooga as Nashville scored 14 runs lo 5 for the Lookouts in the 'irst game of their double * header. Chatlanooga took the second 53. However, if your taste is for pitching duels you should have seen the Memphis - Birmingham I also was resumed today, the cqmx games. It took the Barons 11 inn- munique said, and eight German ings to shade the Chicks 2-1 in the block houses were demolished. The opener. Birmingham -also took the communique also described fight' final, 1-0. The only club to cop both j n g on the western and Kalinin. ends in yesterday's twin bills. As fronts and in the Mogilev region, a result, Birmingham advanced but said no important changes into second place, dangerously took place along the front Sunday close to Chattanooga. j night.) And, if your pleasure is the mediocre type game, you'll also find that. Knoxville and Atlanta sp'" the Smokies winning the first and the Crackers the final 8-2, and break an eight - game losing streak. officers have returned Tonight's schedule and probable and there are unmistakable signs pitchers: that the army will follow shortly> New Orleans (Sanner) at Little the newspaper said.) Rock (Lopat) Mussolini's realistic attitude to- Memphis (Brown) at Birming- ward the Tunisian defeat — appar,- ham (Orphal) ently designed to bolster Italian at I morale'for a last - ditch invasion stand — has been accompanied by further party purges and a tightening of his control. Describing Italy's defense preparations, it was pointed out here that Italy's geography prohibits the defense - in - space strategy^. The high command has constructed long, staggered defenses in the and south protecting the Po *.j plain and the passes beyond. A natural defense line exists between Genoa and Venice, along lower course of the Po, and much recent attenlion has been given the Po line. In Ihe past, Italian defense plans have been centered on fleet and Rumor Says ; (Continued From Page One) • ' • already, Nashville (unannounced) Chattanooga (unannounced.) Flashes of Life By The Associated Press By-Product of Victory Springfield, O. — Mrs. Clara Payton testified today that victory gardening pays. The 40 year-old womar ported that while pulling onions n the garden she found her ding ring lost 20 years ago. Peru has climatic variations lhat match the range from the equator to the poles. A sea cow originally had four limbs, but Ihe rear two have evolved into a fleshy paddle. Monday Matinee The L y n c h b u r g Piedmont League Club is outfitted with some of the Cardinals' old uniforms and Manager OHie Vanek is proud of the fact that his was originally worn by Pepper Martin. . . Friday's Beau Jack - Bob Montgomery tussle will be the first title fight of the year in Madison Square Garden, which has had al least Iwo championship scraps before May for Ihe past five seasons . . . .Ally Dashiell, former Pensacola, Fl'a., and Dallas, Tex., Service Dep't. The Camp Grant, 111., baseball team brings along ils own umpire these days and nobody complains. He's Pvt. Art Passarella, who called 'em in Ihe American League before his induction and whose vision was regarded as "20-20" by the Army dogs. . . Noah Kaplan o Meridcn, Conn., is boxing instructor for the 14-lh Armored Regi ment at Fort Riley, Kas., although he had only amateur boxing experience. He's a brother of former featherweight champ Louis (Kid) Kaplan and during his ring Das Noah twice fought bat balla- lion, who lalei- became 126 - pound champion. . . Dick Peebles, former Sharon (Pa.) sports editor, thinks the Eastern L e a gu e is lucky it doesn't include the New Cumberland, Pa., reception center team. The soldiers won three straight games from Wilkes-Barre and two from Scranlon. . . The 803rd Signal Training Regiment has contributed four ten - second sprinters to the Fort Monmouth, Dead Heat San Springs Okla.- School officials carefully averaged the grades of Sand Springs Hi ig ,n school seniors to see who wouid be an invasion {ore ^ cQuld reach Jtal - an beaches> Italy . s fleet is s tm potent, with J battleships, heavy and' valedictorian. The answer: Betty ht ers and 50 to 6 0 destroy'* Fortner, Bruce Gavnl, B a r r i e * B t . Hughes and Lioyd Huneryager £» gut i They each had 96 - the firs M e forces baged Qn North Af _ Jj in the school's history - to s we I n sicil and Sardina .their school a four - star final Screwy Screwdriver Albuquerque, N. M. — Fire Chief Arl Weslerfeld doesn't need a spade to dig fish worms. He uses a screwdriver. The screw driver is electrically charged. The chief says he just pokes it in the ground, lurns on the current and soon the worms come up for air. One problem the chief hasn't solved: He still has to stick the worms on the hook by hand. rica or on Sicily and Sardinia should ,those island outposts bteV overrun. ( ij Following its strong showing the Ethiopian and Spanish warsT the weakness of the Italian aly force is described in the Swiss press as one of the surprises of J| this war. / The most serious threat to Italian land forces,, Die Nation said, ,^| consists of air- attacks on the transportation network in upp^r M and central Italy, already feeling the blows of Allied bombers rangr ing from Britain and Africa. Manpower Chicago — Manpower shortage • SERIAL STORY >, WAAC BY LORETTE COOPER COPYRIGHT, 1043. NEA SERVICE, INC. H'if -NOW- GEORGE ZIEMER'S best-selling noy*l of the moulding of MONSTER RACE! BONITA GRANVILLE Keot QttQ Also News and Superman Cartoon Tim STOnYt lleth Curler, AVAAC, IH Major llrlt JiifkNun'H "niiu-mnn" Hdilf mid Ihv unly woman on the tiny fiinumflnKril islnuil In tlif I'm'ini! \vlirn- III* unit of the Count Arllllvry llnr- rni^o llnlliioii luiltiillun IH liiiNt'ii. The duty of Ihr llnllooii liiillnlliiu In to protect military oiifrutloiiM from i-ncmy air iillac'k. Major Jai'kMon ti'llt llftU Nlic IM to iiNNlNt III in In tracking ilcmii NU8|ifi>tt>d Information li>nkN liul that no one t-Uc on the Ulund known In "hat (•aiiaclly Nile IN there. Tlielr tnlk IN Middenly interrupted by the a|i- liearanee of n Ntran|£e youiiK' u'oi u a u, * * * PLAYING SOLJMEK? CHAPTER VI young woman in the gay dress moved swiftly to Major Jackson's side. There was a possessiveness about her whole attitude that irked Beth Carter. "Lieutenant Carter, this is Miss Lita Danton," Brit said. 9 "How do you do," Beth said. "You dear girl—you're dressed so oddly," was Lita's answer. Beth steeled herself and kept back the retort. Lita knew instinctively that her presence disturbed Be^th, and she was satisfied in the recognition. Perhaps this girl's anger would prove useful someday, she thought. Besides, who was any girl to take a moment of any man's time if Lita wanted that moment? "It seems so odd, calling a woman by art army officer's title," Lita continued. "So out of place —you know. Oh, I suppose I'm old-fashioned, and believe a woman's place is in a man's arms." Beth made no reply. Majoi Jackson was maneuvering Lita Uanton away. "Lita, how on earth did you get here, and what are you doing n this part Ox the world?" Jackson asked. "You thought I was 5000 miles away, didn't you?" Lita asked. "I confess I did." * * * JETH felt very uncomfortable. Lita was monopolizing Brit now, and there seemed no part of the present instant that belonged to Beth. "No, my darling boy, I'm not 5000 miles away. I'm like the proverbial bad penny." "Yes," Beth thought, "and perhaps in more ways than one." "I told you I'd show up just when you least expected me to," Lita purred. "You've lost track of me, but I've followed you all these years—through your joining up and getting a commission and being promoted to a major's rank." "I was lucky," Brit said. Brit's thoughts went back to the time he first knew Lita. She had been a glamorous woman reporter when he was still an undergraduate at Berkeley. Lila Danton was sophisticated and worldly wise even then, and he had felt quite sophisticated himself escorting her to the rough- and-tumble waterfront dance halls that came back to life with 3.2 beer. "From second lieutenant to major in a year." Lita spoke flatteringly. "Why, you were only a second lieutenant three months. I think you are someone wortl watching." "Better get the FBI, then," Bri joked. Beth fancied she saw a trace of a shadow cross Lita's face. Bu it disappeared into a torrent oi light conversation. Belli tried to estimate the woman. She was furious at Lita foi icr deliberate sarcasm and snubs. She was furious at Brit Jackson 'or letting Lita get away with it. And finally she was furious at icrself, for allowing the incident 0 hurt her. It was a situation lardly proscribed for in Army Regulations. Brit had told Belli she was the only woman on this remote Pacific sland. Now Lita had appeared. Was Brit's surprise entirely real? 'How's everything back in San Francisco?" Brit asked Lita. "I haven't been there for the longest time," Lila answered, affectedly. "I've been working out in the Orient. Very interesting work. Brit, dear, I've learned a smattering of two languages since we last saw each other." "Your progress is amazing," Beth said. * * * T ITA turned toward her with a 1 "What, are you still here?" glance. "Yes, I think so," Lita said. "I think so. And I think a considerable number of other persons think so, too." "I'm sure they do," Beth said. Now she was angry at herself again, for entering into such a verbal exchange. Lila took Brit Jackson's arm. "We must go for a stroll. Wo haven't seen eacli other for so long," she said. "Where do you want to take me—down this path, or to your headquarters?" "We'll, to tell you the truth . . ." "I never like the truth," Lita said gaily. "It will be your headquarters." She turned to Beth. "Goodby Lieutenant . . . Lieutenant . . . Oh, Lieutenant What's Your Name. Sorry I forgot, but 1 never remember women's names. No difference, I can always call you Lieutenant. I presume you and the major always call each other by your military titles, don't you?" She smiled saccharinely. "I'd be so-o-o jealous if I thought my precious Brit was being unmilitary with some little girl play- N. J., track team. Why bother lo signal when they can gel there quicker on foot? Allies Blast (Continued From Page One) as well as at the seaplane base was scant. Confirming a report yesterday I h o Italian high command note: When detectives raided a South Side handbook, one of the sheet writers taken into custody was a woman. It was the first such arrest since the war starled. headquarters announced Wellington bombers attacked Trapani, western Sicilian port, Saturday night. Bombs hit the gas works, causing a huge explosion in the cer.ter of town. Other bursts were observed near the Trapani railway station and near 'the barracks to Ihe north. All aerial operations cost three Allied planes. Coastal air force patrols knocked down two German planes, a .Tun- kcrs-88 bomber north of Bone, Alberia, and a Junkers-52 transport encountered during sweeps along Ihe coasts of Sardinia, Sicily and Southwest Italy. Malta -based planes were credited with destruction of three other German planes, a JU-88 and two JU-52S. "Last night out intruders attacked shipping and communications in western and southern Italy, many strikes being seen," said the RAF communique issued at Malta. The tabulation of prisoners captured in the final battle of Tunisia disclosed 27 generals among the captives, estimated to total about 175.000. It was announced lhal 190 Germans were captured by British naval units with the occupation last week of Zembra island, in the Gulf of Tunis 10 miles west of Cap Bon. A short distance off the island eight Germans and two Italian girls who had attempted lo escape lo Sicily in a small barge were picked up. The Germans were rawing the barge with garden spades. The 54 billion passenger-miles traveled by American on trains in 19-12 was an all-time high. 'Taint So! Palo Alto, Calif. — "Something big, black and hairy, that walks upright but does not have a face," has been frightening early risers. Deputy sheriffs investigated a barrage of such reports but it remained for Prof. Ira L. Wiggins, director of the Stanford Natural History museum, to settle the werewolf hysteria. He announced officially that there just isn't any such animal. Odds 147,100 To 1 Wallace, Idaho — War bond prizes were offered for guessing Ihe lime it would take a rubber ball lo float seven and a half miles down Lead Creek from Mullan. Finalists were only those within five seconds of the correct time and three hit it exactly. The answer: Four hours, five minutes, 10.1 seconds. Just Once? Kansas Cily, Mo. — Every day Manatees are so sluggish that moss marine plants grow on their backs. WHY BE FAT It's Easy to Reduce Youcanloscugty pounds and have a more slender, graceful figure. No laxatives. No drucs. No exercising. With this AYDS plan you don't cut out any ineala, starches, potatoes, meats or butter, you simply cut them down. It's easy when you enjoy a delicious (vitaminfortified) AYDS before each meal. 100 PERSONS LOST 14 LM. TO 30 LBS.emeh In 3O DAYS, inlng AVDS under th« direction o( Dr. C. E. Von Hoover. Sworn to before a Notary Public. Absolutely harmless. GUARANTEED Try t a large box of AYDS. 30-day supply only 12 25. Money back if you don't set results. J ust phone John P. Cox Drug Co., Hope, Ark, "3 AIRCRAFT JOBS OPEN For Trained Men and Women ' For full particulars listen to KWKflf Monday, thru Friday 6:50 a, nv Sunday night 8:20 p. m, Also Electric Welding See—Or Write to Shreveport Aeronautical Institute Room No, 442 Grim, Hotel, Texarkana ing soldier (To Be Continued.) ANNOUNCEMENT- We are now distributors for Shownee's Best Flour & Feed. See us for prices before buying. Dudley Flour & Feed Co. Hope, Ark. Phone 660 106 S. Walnut A human behu; consumes a daily average of 10 milligrams of manganese. Now Open DOMINO TABLES In addition to our popular Bowling Alleys we now have domino tables for our patrons. Come in and see them. Hope Cigar Store South Mpin Street ..

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