Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on May 20, 1943 · Page 3
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Thursdoy, May 20, 1943 MOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Social and P ersona i Daisy Dorothy Heard, Editor Phone 768 Between 8 a. m. and 4 p. m. Social Calendar Wednesday, May 19th The Gardenia Garden club will meet at the home of Mrs. S. D. Cook for n picnic luncheon, 1 o'clock. A meeting of the Home Nursing class will be held at the Hempstcad County rooms. 8 o'clock. Mrs. Leon Bundy, chairman, urges all women who arc registered for the course to attend. Thursday, May 20th The monthly dinner meeting of the Hope Business and Professional Women's club will be held at the Barlow, 7 o'clock. Volunteer work at (lie Surgical Dressing rooms will follow. Monday, May 24th Bible Study for members of the Baptisl Women's Missionary Society, Ihc church, 2:30 o'clock. First Baptist Church will begin Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Educational building. Mrs. Hugh Jones, general chairman, will be assisted by Mrs. O. A. Williams, intermediate deparlmcnl; Mrs. W. R. Hamilton, junior department; Mrs. Hervey Holt, primary department; Mrs. James Embrcc, beginners department. Mrs. Harry Segnar Is President of Band Auxiliary At the monthly meeting of the Hope Band Auxiliary at the Holcl Henry Tuesday afternoon the following officers for the new year were installed: President, Mrs. Harry Scgnnr; vice-president, Mrs. J. O. Milam; secretary and treasurer, Mrs. Floyd Crank; band mothers, Mrs. F. C. Crow and Mrs. E. L. Archer. (Continued From Page One) andecl al opposite points on the lorlh and south sides of the island ad joined. In the Southwest Pacific, Allied jombcrs raided Koepang, Dutch Tmor, yesterday, shooting down hree enemy fighters and deslroy- ng two Japanese planes on the ground. Two other grounded )lancs probably were destroyed. :'hroe Allied fighters failed lo re- urn. On Tuesday, Allied hcadquarers n Australia announced, Japanese >lancs dropped 20 bombs over Oro Bny, New Guinea, 50 miles below 3una, but caused no damage. One of the nine raiding planes was downed by anil - aircraft fire. Joint meetings of the Spiritual Life Group and the Misson Study class of the First Mclhodisl Church will be held al Ihc church, 3 o'clock. Mrs. C. D. Laulerbach will have Ihe mission study and Mrs. W. W. Johnson, the Spiritual Life Group topic. Announcement Mrs. Ralph Roulon will present her students of piano in her annual spring recital Tuesday evening. May 25. Gardenia Garden Club Selects Officers at Recent Meeting Mrs. S. D. Cook was hostess to Ihe Gardenia Garden club al her country home on the Experiment Station road W c d n o s d a y al 1 o'clock. An al fresco luncheon was served in Hie back garden. During the business session presided over by Ihe president, Mrs. J. Frank Ward, the following officers were elected for the coming year: Mrs. Clyde Hondrickson, president, Mrs. C. V. Nunn, vice- president, Mrs. A 1 b c r t Jewell, treasurer, and Mrs. L. F. Higgason, secretary. In presenting a program on "F 1 o w e r Arrangements," Mrs. Ward was assisted by Mrs. Arch Moore. It was announced thai Ihc ncxl meeting will be at the home of Mrs. Steve Carriguii with Mrs. S. Calli- cotl, associale hostess. Lula McSwaln Society Entertained at Hudson Home Meeting at the home of Mrs. James Hudson, members of the Lula McSwain Society of Christian Service were entertained by Mrs. Hudson, Mrs. J. B. Hamilton, and Mrs. Scoll Ross Wednesday afler noon. For Ihe occasion Ihe home was decorated with numerous arrangements of summer garden flowers. As leader of the program, Mrs. M. Crumby introduced Mrs. A. E. Magncss, who gave Ihc devotional Interesting talks were made bj Mrs. J. Cagle, Mrs. Ramy Gar land, Mrs. J. B. Youmans, and Mrs Ross. During the social hour following the hostesses served a delicious ict Marlanna Visitors Are Honorees at Luncheon As special compliment to Mrs G. P. Ncwbcrn, Sr., and Mrs. Dodd ridge McCulkmch of Marianna, win arc house guests of Mr. and Mrs George Newbern, Jr., A. E. Slusse: was hostess at a lovely luncheon a Ihe Coffee Cup in Texarkana today Covers were laid for Mrs. G. P Newbern, Sr., Mrs. McCullouch Mrs. George Newbern, Jr., and Ih hostess. Baptist Bible School To Begin Friday The annual vacation Bible School conducted by the women of tne Soolho with Mexsnna, for- mcrly Mexican Hout Pow- OF MINOR dcr —cooling, medicated. SKIN IRRITATIONS NEW SAENGER Last Times Today JOHN STEINBECK'S •MOONISOOVfl Coming and Going Miss Ruby Bennett and Miss Mil dred Purtlc were visilors lo Tex arkana Wednesday. Sustained PAGE THREE Engineers (Continued From Page One) swollen Wabnsh river appeared lo be faling slowly for 250 miles south of Wabash, Ind., but a gradual rise still was noted at Terre Haute, where damage was most widespread. Every levee but on protecting the city proper was washed out. Parts of West Terre Haute were island seas of rooftops and about 6,000 persons moved lo higher parts of the city. In Illinois, Red Cross relief workers cared for 2,000 of the 10.000 homeless, working in 20 counties. Wingate said 500 houses were damaged and 50,000 acres of crops Were dcslroyd. Muskogee, Okla., May 20 —(/P)— A record • shattering 49 - foot crest on the Arkansas river was forecast today as this raging stream and its tributaries converted eastern Oklahoma into a vast inland sea with thousands homeless and scores of communities isolated. The Grand River dam braced its giant concrete shoulders against the mighty flood and with 23 of its 42 gates opened managed to stabilize the lake level at 754.58 feet. Elvalion of the dam's top is 755 fct. : But it still was pouring 303-000 feet of water a second on down the Grand river toward the menaced Chouteau ordnance works which were at a standstill and backing water higher into isolated Miami, at the northern extremity of its reservoir. Camp Gruber once more called out its soldiers lo evacuate approximately 1,000 residents at Fort Gibson and to clear 700 persons from Webbers Falls, farther down the stream. Only a few M.P.'s patrolled de- serled Fort Gibson, which will be flooded when the full tide of unleashed waters of Grand Dam hit. A few business men watched over their stocks at Webbers Falls. An airplane survey showed that by the Verdigris river with only the tops of stores and houses peeping above the tide. The aerial sweep uncovered thousands of farm homes with water lapping at roofs, with occasionally farmers in boats trying to salvage what they could from the disastrous overflow. Hundreds of stalled automobiles were noticed on flooded roads. Bartlesville was surrounded on three sides by the Cane river, and water edged toward the grounds of the new high school building on the south side. Oil wells and pump stations around Nowata were under water. The new crest dwarfed last floods that took seven HVes sum., left 19 persons missing. One death' has been reported this week as'' threatened communities had arnple, warning to get out of the bottoms. Muskogee prepared for the wofst- al its water works, where sand bag dikes an.d an auxiliary pttrtlp, held the water out of the boilef room, but water department officials said they could not hold out* against a rise of more than a foo'tt'''] and here a rise of from six to feet was predicted. TEST I ^^ Goody's Bluff had been engulfed week's record of 38.6 feet during .— — PETROLEUM JEUYTHISWAY Press Morolins between thumb Bnd.finger. Spread slowly apart. Long fibres provs Moroline'i, high quality. For minor The Rev. and Mrs. II. B. Smith oC St. Mark's Episcopal Church arc having a visit from their daughter, Mrs. Forrest E. Love, and their l\VO UtUu t (l-M».doovn- MrC T.OVO'S husband. Major F. E. Love, is second in command of a Separate Chemical Butallion and was recently sent overseas. Jap Reporter (Continued From Page One) away most of the landing barges hat came into Holtz Bay. "Another large force of enemy warships appeared off Massacre Bny later and opened up a heavy barrage." The Japanese said that under cover of this fire "2 and possible 28 large landing craft drove into the bay" but that concentrated fire from shore defenses drove them back. The Japanese reporter asserted 10 of the boats wore blasted out of the water and several others were damaged. "However, later in the morning, the weather cleared up sufficiently to permit enemy aircraft to add their support lo the landing forces and finally in the afternoon the Americans were able to put ashore a party of troops," the boradcast continued. "Japanese machine - gun emplacements and eunposls along the beach and in ridges ripped a deadly cross fire through the enemy ranks, but having gained a beachhead on both Holtz and Massacre Bays the enemy succeeded in landing strong reinforcements, though lie suffered extremely heavy losses in the operation." The Japanese reporter asserted that another American landing attempt with 250 men at 7 o'clock that night at Salana Bay was ambushed. "The following day heavy fighting continued along the shores of Holtx and Massacre Bays," the report continued. "The Japanese maintained their positions in the ridges overlooking the beaches and the Americans driving in to attack were repulsed repeatedly with costly losses. "The same day enemy warships approached Altu closer lo give Sllppon III lilt II ,i,.,.u..J r -_.!! Friday - Saturday NR.GIUESPIES fttellSSISTIDT' with LIONEL BARRYMORE and Mrs. R. A/Boyell departed yes- lerday for Dallas to visit her daughter, Mrs. P. D. Smith. Mrs. William N. Stark, who spent the past several months with Lt. Stark at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., has returned to her home in the cily. With BUCK JONES Lt. and Mrs. F. C. Malone of Sherman, Texas, are the guests of relatives this week. Mrs. Paul Ralcy and daughter, Paula, have returned from Doniphan. Mo., where they were called because oC the illness and later death of Mrs. Raley's grandfather, B. G. Barton, of that city. Mrs. C. V. Nunn is a visitor to Wuldo today. RIAL10 Last Times Today Gene Preston Tierney Foster in Thunderbirds' Ll. and Mrs. William Bundy have gone to San Antonio, Texas, after a pleasant visit in the home of Lt. Bundy's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Bundy. Communiques Cpl. Hervey Holt, stationed with division headquarters at Camp Clipper, Calif., lias been promoted to the rank of sergeant, according to an announcement received by Mrs. Holt, 609 South Hervey. (Here the Japanese account of the asserted damage lo a warship was repealed.1 The enemy account said that a surprise attack by a .Tapansee force thai night caused an American retreat of 600 yards almost to the beach of Hollz Bay. The boradcast went on: "Th c Japanese on May 14 continued to exact a heavy toll on the enemy's landing atlempls and ac- countcd for from 700 lo 800 Americans during Ihc day. "However, afler continuous warship and aircraft bombardment of their posilions had resulted in Iheir losing more than two-thirds of their slrenglh, the Japanse commanding officer ordered his men lo take up new posilions in the ridges. This opcralion was carried oul al night. Enemy scouting patrols were on all sides. Despite these difficulties this small body of our troops managed not only to maintain conlacl wilh our main forces bul also to bring in 13 Amer- can prisoners captured during the day. . . "The returning men were near exhaustion after sleepless nights and long days in thir exposed positions along the beach, and though there was not a single man free of some wound, they were grinning when their comrades offered them foid and cigarcltes. 'Next day saw the Japanese gar- and Don Ameche Joan Bennett Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo.—Pvl. Charlie B. Watwood, 207 Shover street, Hope, who recently entered military service, has arrived at the Engineers Replacement Training Center here for intensive training. rison holding firm .Shortly af- Drafted! ler 11 a.m. word came lhat the Japanese headquarters of our positions in the ride to the cast of Holtx Bay was destroyed by the combined bombardment of aircraft and warships." in 'Girl Trouble' Friday - Saturday _ I Charles Starrett in 'Pardon My Gun' — 2 — Jane Withers in 'Small Town Deb' Staff Sergt. John R. Brown, an Army veteran ol 30 years, is slightly perplexed to receive a notice to appear at Draft Board No. 1 in Evergreen. Ala. He's Due to the steel shortage, we must ask you to bring your own hanger if you want one back. A hook can stretch fabric unmercifully. Use hangers for your frocks and coats. Hooks hasten wear. They are conservation enemies. Hall Bros, cleaned clothes are beautifully pressed and pleated. A Triol Will Prove It. HALL BROS, Cleaners & Hotter; Phone 385 Wm. 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