Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on October 22, 1974 · Page 3
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Tuesday, October 22, 1974 HOPE CARK.) STAR PagcThfW Hope Star staff attendj^hfry HOPE STAR employes and owner-editor Alex. H. Washburn were guests at a fish fry at the new home of Ervin and Alice Kate Baker on Thursday, October 17. Brad Rogers and Mr. How to respond to news of divorce By Abigail Van Buren <• 1974 by The Chicago Tribune DEAR ABBY: What do you say to a dear friend when shfi tells you that her married daughter is coming home "for good?" I was speechless because there had never been a clue that all was not going well. -.:,;.• ,.. ,.....•;, ,,..;-n-.,-. (U The cfa'ughter was'the'apple of her parents' eye,'and only five years ago she made such a promising marriage. She has a darling two-year-old child. I was lost for words, Abby. I automatically said, "I'm so sorry." But if the marriage had to fail, I suppose it's better that it ended while they were both young enough to start over again. But what does a friend say in such a situation? NO WORDS DEAR NO: The less said the better. It's a kindness to ask no questions. And the most generous thing you can do for your friend (and her daughter) is to keep the young divorcee in mind should an eligible bachelor appear on the scene. Also include the daughter whenever possible, to keep her socially active. DEAR ABBY: I am a widow in my late 50s and I'm in love with a man who is younger. We work in the same office. He is married and has a family and he thinks he's an alcoholic. Me has come to my house after work on a Friday, gets drunk and stays drunk the whole weekend. Then he goes to work, goes home and stays sober for two or three months, lie also attends Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. I don't think he is a true alcoholic. I think he just likes to drink. I always have liquor available for him at^y house which his wife does not. (She goes to those dumb meetings for wives of drunks.) This has been going on for three years. How much longer must 1 wail before he leaves his wife and comes to live with me on a permanent basis? 1 love him and I believe he loves me. He says he loves his wife, but I think he feels pity and maybe some loyalty and obligation to her because she- stuck with him for over 20 years. Answer soon. I trust your judgment on most matters. WEEKEND WIFE DEAR WIFE: I think that he will never leave his wife for you. For one thing, he probably loves her deeply. She's proven that she loves him enough to stick with him. (Those "dumb" meetings she attends are Al-anon, whose function it is to teach spouses of alcoholics how to cope with the many problems alcoholism creates.) You, on the other hand, are a convenience and a bad habit. Do the man and yourself a favor, and quit providing him with a handy haven for his weekend binges. DEAR ABBY: Please tell me if you think I misrepresented myself. I was divorced many years ago. I never remarried. My husband remarried, but his wife died. Well, a few weeks ago, My ex-husband died, and I referred to myself as a "widow." I was severely criticized for this. I feel that since we are now separated by the grave and not the divorce court, I am a widow. I was told in no uncertain terms that I am a DIVORCEE and not a widow. I'll leave it to you. RECENTLY WIDOWED DEAR WIDOWED: Sorry, but regardless of how you "feel," you are not a widow. Technically, a widow is a woman who has lost her husband by death. A man can have any number of ex-wifes-but only one widow. If he dies unmarried, he leaves no widow. Everyone has a problem. What's yours? For a personal reply, write to ABBY: Box Ng. 69700, L.A., Calif. 90069. Enclose stamped, self-addressed envelope, PJease. For Abby's booklet, "How to Have a Lovely Wedding, send SI to Abigail Van Buren, 132 Lasky Dr., Beverly Hills. Calif. 90212. Well Kept Install a shelf around the perimeter of your bedroom a few feet below the ceiling to help organize clutter. It will put more items within reach and speed things up while dressing. Clean and Neat A scarf worn under a coat adds a fashion accent and protects the coat collar from discoloring when you perspire or From showing make-up traces. —Hope (Ark.) Star photo by Pod Rogers Baker cooked fish, hush puppies, and french fries and Mrs. Baker made the salads for the twenty-five guests. Coming and going Mrs. Ton..;iy (Lanelle) Brasher and daughter Melodic have returned to their home in Monroe, La. after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Horace B. Fuller and other relatives here. Mrs. Clio Kiger of Keokuk, Iowa, formerly of Hope, is visiting friends in Hope and Camden for two weeks. She has been honored by several parties while here. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Gunter, Christie and Craig and Mrs. J. Houston Gunter visited Mr. and Mrs. (Elaine) Dick Warrington and son Lee in Hot Springs Village last week. The Warringtons have recently moved to Hot Springs, where he is in real estate, from West Memphis. Dr. and Mrs. Jim Shuffield of Little Rock have been in Hope for a dental association meeting. They attended church Sunday at First Baptist, where they were members when they lived here. Mrs. W. W. Kersh of Poteau, Okla. has been a visitor in the home of her daughter Mrs. W. H. Peterson Jr. and family for the past two weeks. Coming down for a visit with the family over the weekend were the Rev. and Mrs. Bill Kersh of Oklahoma City. Mr. Peterson, who has been a patient in Wadley Hospital in Texarkana, is recuperating at home. Mr. and Mrs. E. Carlton Chambers, Ann and Carol of Arlington, Tex.!had;Mhpr,t, yisit^with Mrs. C|\aqibers',.> mother; Mrs. Forrest Wilson and sister, Mrs. Pod ; Rogers Monday. They had been to Pine Bluff where Mr. Chambers' fattier is hospitalized. Family Lib A woman for all seasons By Joanne and Lew Koch (Note: Today's column is written by Joanne) She was 100 per cent Aryan in the files that the Nazi government was compiling. Neither a Jew nor a Communist. Then why didn't she turn the other way when "undesirables were marched off to camps and say "Heil Hitler" like her classmates? Hiltgunt Zassenhaus attributes her resistance to the Third Reich, which culminated in the rescue of 1,200 Scandinavian prisoners, to her family: "A father who taught his children to live by their convictions and a mother who said, 'Only what you give, you'll have.' Now a physician living in Baltimore, Dr. Zassenhaus has been knighted in Norway and Denmark and nominated for a Nobel Prize. She recounts her spellbinding and inspiring story in "Walls" (Beacon Press), a new adult book which you will also want your sons and daughters to read. In 1938 Hiltgunt's rare degree in Scandinavian languages earned her the "seal" of the city of Hamburg and a position as censor in the Hamburg post office. She was to check all mail going to Scandinavian countries and destroy any letters from Jews in Polish ghettos which pleaded for food or help. Instead of destroying the letters, she smuggled them out to a shipping agent who would remain a valuable ally. One day the letters from the ghetto stopped. "What has happened to the Jews?" Hiltgunt asked the colonel in charge. He did not look up. "We are not here to ask questions," he said. "We follow orders." At that moment she struggled to resist the walls of despair that threatened to close in. She longed for a purpose to keep her passion for freedom aljve. She found it when she became the censor for the Scandinavian political prisoners being held in Hamburg. . Working with a Norwegian minister, Hiltgunt smuggled in vitamins, food, medicine and hope to these prisoners. All through the bombing of Hamburg — even when two Gestapo informers were moved into her home — she doggedly continued her medical studies and her private mission. She kept a careful file of all the prisoners, vowing not to let go of their existence as had happened with the Polish Jews. When the prisoners were transferred to other parts of Germany, she risked her life to travel to them on trains regularly attacked by strafing planes. Hearing of Hitler's plan to execute all political prisoners before the war ended, she got word to Count Folke Bernadotte of the Swedish Red Cross who negotiated with Himmler. The prisoners would be released if the Red Cross could find them. Hiltgunt's meticulous records provided the life-saving information. All of the Scandinavian prisoners were found and taken to neutral Sweden to await the end of the war. Shortly afterwards, thousands of political prisoners all over Germany were shot in camps, hanged or loaded alive on ships that were sailed out to sea and sunk. Even in Hitler's Germany there were the rare individuals, like Hiltgunt Zassenhaus who acknowledged their kinship with the victims, saving many who would have died, proving that in a world of unrelieved cruelty, even one person's compassion can make a difference. (.'opvright <c> 1!*74 Lew i* and Joanne Kocb Women s news Mrs* Annette Rogers Phone 777-3431 Calendar of events Tuesday, October 22 Whilfield Ixxlge No. 239 will confer an entered apprentice degree on Tuesday October 22, at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Chapter AE of P.E.O. will mecl Tuesday, October 22 at 2 p.m. in the home of Mrs. Crit Sluart Jr. The Cosmopolitan Club will meet in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Becherer, 1805 Sammy Circle, Tuesday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 23 The Senior Citizens will meet at the Douglas Building at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 23 for polluck luncheon. The Hope Junior Auxiliary will meet Wednesday, October 23 at 10 a.m. in the Chamber of Commerce Office. Executive board will meet at 9:30 a.m. Bro. D. D. Fairchild will be a guest at New Liberty Missionary Baptist Church (3Vfe miles southeast of Emmet) Wednesday, October 23 at 7:30 p.m. He will be showing slides and films of his trip to the Holy Land. The public is invited. Bro. Harold Marcum, pastor. Thursday, October 24 The Hope Country Club Men's Golf Association monthly meeting and golf scramble will be Thursday, October 24. Entries will be taken beginning at 5 p.m. Play will start no later than 5:30 p.m. The Country Club Ladies' Bridge Luncheon will be Thursday, October 24 at 12 noon. Reservations may be made by calling the club, 7779944. The Associated Women of ii,: Harding will meet, Thursday, ber;24 afr^p.mrin the home. "of Mrs^M-H; Peebles. Thursday, October 24 CANCELLED: Bingo at the Caiholic Hall, Thursday, October 24 has been cancelled. The Hope B&PW Club will hold their annual coffee Thursday, October 24 in observance of National Business Women's Week (October 20-26). II will be held from 9 until 11 a.m. and 2 until 4 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce. The public is invited. Friday, October 25 Friday Music Club will meet Friday, October 25 in the home of Mrs. E. A. Pendergraft in Oakhaven at 3:30 p.m. Program leader is Mrs. James McLarty. Co-hostesses will be Mrs. Joe Eason and Mary Anita Laselcr. Hope Country Club will have Bridge and Pitch night Friday, October 25. For reservation call 777-2285, 777-4998 or 777-9944 by Thursday, October 24. Thursday, October 31 Bobcaw PTA, Bodcaw, Ark. will have an old time Halloween carnival, Thursday, October 31 in the school gym at 7 p.m. The parents of Head Start children at Guernsey School will sponsor a Halloween Carnival on Thursday, October 31 from 6:30-3:30 p.m. at the School. For 25c there will be lots of games and prizes for everyone. Nov. 5,1)2,19, 26, Dec. 3 NOTICE: An adult education class for welding beginners will be held on 5 consecutive Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Hope High School Agri building. Lessons, which will be taught by Larry Meeks, will be on November 5, 12, 19, 26 and December 3. A fee of $3 will be charged. All equipment will be furnished. Interested persons 'please caH7-3451,;Barry Meeks;' or Troy Buck. TEENAGE PARTY Frankfurters in Toasted Buns Three-bean Salad Ice Cream with Peanut Butter Sauce PEANUT BUTTER SAUCE Keeps well, refrigerated, for several weeks. IVi cups firmly packed light brown sugar 2-3rds cup dark corn syrup ¥4 cup butter 5 l-3rd fluid-ounce can evaporated milk, undiluted ¥4 cup creamy peanut butter Into a IVz-quart saucepan turn the sugar, corn syrup and butter; cook, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves and mixture bofls. Continue cooking without stirring to 240 degrees on a candy thermometer or until 1 teaspoon of mixture dropped into 1 cup very cold water forms a soft ball that flattens on removal from water. Off heat stir in milk and peanut butter until smooth. Serve warm or cold. If made ahead, turn sauce into wide- mouth jar, cover and refrigerate. Remove from refrigerator about an hour before using; to speed softening, place jar in bowl of warm water. Makes 2 to 2Vz cups. COOKING IS FUN By CECILY BROWNSTONE Associated Press Food Editor FRIED GREEN TOMATOES As prepared by a Kentucky cook. Green tomatoes Salt Fine white cornmeal Butter or margarine Light or dark brown sugar, sieved if lumpy Slice tomatoes about V4-inch thick. Sprinkle with salt and dip in cornmeal. Fry in a large skillet, in one layer, in a little hot butter, turning once, until tender and browned. A few minutes before tomatoes are cooked through, sprinkle with a little sugar. Serve at once. (If fine white cornmeal is not available, use regular white cornmeal or flour.) Brown MISS DEBRA GAIL BROWN Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Brown of Hope announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Debra Gail, to Charles Richard Schmitt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Schmitt of Emmet. The wedding will be an event of November 29 at 7:30 in the evening in the Fifth and Grady Street Church of Christ. All friends and relatives are invited to attend. Carlton family has reunion The Carlton family met for their annual reunion Saturday, October 12 at Old Union Baptist Church near Bodcaw. John Henry Carlton was moderator. William Carlton brought devotional thoughts to four generations of Carltons ranging in age from a few months to 81 years. Officers elected for 1975 were: President, John Henry Carlton; secretary-treasurer, Ruth Hicks; committee members, Nell Carlton, Charles Carlton and Clovis Hicks. The weather was good so the noon meal was served on the grounds. Ninety-two persons signed the guest book. The family will meet together again the second Saturday in October 1975. Hospital Notes BRANCH GENERAL HOSPITAL ADMITTED: Mrs. Nathia Ann Murphy, Washington. NO DISMISSALS. MEMORIAL HOSPITAL ADMITTED: Mrs. Charlie Stephens, Emmet; Mrs. Ricky Renshaw, Conway; Mrs. Ivory Nunnally, Mineral Springs; Mrs. Hilda Zumwalt, Blevins; Mrs. John H. Carlton, Rosston; Jerry Williams, Prescott; Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Thompson, Washington; Floyd J. Bruce, Jack Butler, Jimmy L. Jones, and Mrs. Roberta Marteniz, all of Hope. DISMISSED: Winston Erwin, Mrs. Lucille Atchley, Harry Whitworth, W. T. Moxley, all of Hope; L. D. Huett, Fouke; Mrs. Essie M. White, Blevins. NEW ARRIVAL: Mr. and Mrs. Roberta Marteniz, Hope, boy born October 21. SPECIAL! AT Oairi| Queen Tues. & W«d. Oct. 22-23 Any size Reg. Price Join the crowd 917E3rd Hope, Ark. !Ug. us. Fat. om *•. nil Carp V74 Am. D.Q. Saenger THEATRE TONITE-WEDNESDAY AND BlHICC U€ Return of The Dragon .his Usl performance is his best' NOW OPEN UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT "BETTY'S RESTAURANT" (FORMERLY ANN'S RESTAURANT-67 EAST NEAR MEYER'S BAKERY) ANNOUNCING THEIR.... WEDNESDAY NIGHT SPECIAL RIB STEAK WITH CHOICE OF BAKED POTATO FRENCH FRIES OR HASH BROWNS GARLIC OR PLAIN TOAST AND SALAD TRY US, YOU JUST MIGHT LIKi j af jivV.'-v,.2/«*«> •

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