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, PebniJfy 16, 1968 SOCIETY 7-3431 Bfefweefi 8 a.m. arid 4 p.m. Calendar of Events WEDNESDAY, FEBKOAKV 21 SAT URDAY, PEBRUAftY 11 A potluck and card entertain- -.ment will be held a! the Mope .Country Club Saturday, Febru* ,iry 1? at 1 p.m. After supper, Abridge, pitch, Tripoli, etc, will be played. Host couples will be Mr. and Mts.i Dick Moore, H, C, Whitworth, and firaekjehenck, .MONDAY, FEBRUARY Id fef'. • *The Ann Wbllerman Circle of the First Baptist Church will meet Monday night Feb. Id at 7:30 p.m. with Mrs, W.T.Baber, the Builders Sunday School Class, First Baptist Church, will meet Monday, Feb. 19 at *?:30 p.m. In the home of Mrs. G. H, Beck worth on Rosston fid, and California St. Miss Eva Nell Moxley will be co-hostess. All members and assoc. members are urged to attend. The W.M.S. of the First Baptist Church will meet In Circles In the following homes on Monday, February 19. Circle No. 1-Mrs. Owen Hoi- lls at 1:30. Circle No. 2-Mrs. Henry Haynesat 1:30. Circle No. 3—Mrs. Doyle Huff at 1:30. Circle No. 4-Mrs. Elmer Smith at 1:30. Circle No. 5-Mrs. Lester Sitzesat 1:30. Circle No. 6-Mrs. W. T. Baber at 7:30. The Youth Choir of the First Presbyterian Church will practice Monday, February 19 at 3:45 p.m. The Adult Choir will practice at 7 p.m. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 The Boy Scouts of Troop 62 would like to invite the parents and .all past members of the troop to open house Tuesday, February 20 at 7 p.m. in the basement of the Methodist Church. The W.M.S. Circle No. 7 of the First Baptist Church will meet in the home of Mrs. Doug- Jlas Drake at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, 'February 20. The Beryl Henry Elementary School will have their Founders Day Prografli^T^jfesdaytl February 20 at sABfrfn* Intro? scM>Bl auditorium. The program wtll be "The PTA Past, Present, and .Future." •„. There will be a drawing for a ,door prize. Parents are asked to please do not park where children are being picked up. Refreshments will be served. - ;: The second general meeting of the year for Presbyterian .Women will be a coffee Tuesday, February 20 at 10 a.m. in the home of Mrs. Fred Ellis, 4,04 N. McRae St. The members of Circle No. 2 will be hostesses for the occasion, :: A joint potluck supper will be held by the American Legion Post No. 12 and Auxiliary at 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 20 in the WOW Hall. Guest speaker, Jim Pru- fl'en, will have a ' program on ir Americanism." We Set Up New Bookkeeping Systems: BLOCK BOOKKEEPING : SERVICE H&R BLOCK LOCATION the Fifsl Presbyterian Cfrtifeh will have a Potiuck Sup* per Wednesday, February 21 at 6:30 p.m. Alter the supper a special program wilt be presented under the leadership of Mrs. John B, Lowe. This will be the first of a series which will be eontinaetf under Mrs. Lowe's dN recdofl. WESLEYAN SERVICE GUILD NUMBEMONE MEETS The Methodist Service Guild Number One met Monday evening, February 12 In the home of Mrs, J. W. Perkins. Mrs. P. H. Webb, president, led theopen- ing prayer arid presided over the business session. In the absence of the secretary, Mrs. Perkins called the roll and read the minutes of the previous meeting. The World Bank Offering was taken. Mrs, Roy Stephenson was program leader for the evening and Introduced Jimmy Turner from the Senior Youth Department of the church, Jimmy gave an interesting discussion of the topic "Youth: The Church's Hope for Tomorrow." During the social hour, the hostess served pie a-la mode and coffee to the nine members present and one guest. W.S.C.S. MEETS Circle No. 3 of the WSCS, Methodist Church , met Monday Feb. 12 at 2 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Bill Kfodgett with Mrs. William Hatley as co-hostess. Mrs. Albert Graves, Circle Chair man, opened the meeting with a special poem and presided over the business session. World Banks were presented to the treasurer. Mrs. Ralph Smith led the devotions using scripture from John 12:26. a program from the Methodist Roman Magazine, was presented by Mrs. Johnnie Greenduringthe social hour. The hostess served a dessert plate with coffee to eleven members, METHODIST KINDERGARTEN HAS VALENTINE PARTY Wednesday, February 14, the children of the Methodist Kindergarten enjoyed a Valentine party at the kindergarten. Working in committees, and wearing chefs hats, which,the children had made thernjjijlves, and decorated with hearts, the group prepared and served refreshments which they had planned the week before. For days in advance, carrying out the traditional exchange of valentines, the children set up a post office system where each child could "mail" his valentines to his kindergarten friends. The post office staff was as follows: Post mistress, Julie Graves; Assistant Post Mistress, Jane Routon; postal clerks: Malinda Arrington, Diana Dunn, Mike Gilbert, Mike Godwin, Phil Watkins, Bobby Hopkins. HERITAGE BRIDGE PLAY Mrs. W. E. White entertained the Heritage Bridge Club on Thursday, February 15 at the Heritage House. The three tables of players enjoyed a tasty luncheon before bridge was played. Among those at the gathering was one club guest, Mrs. Mildred Rogers. High scorer was Mrs. C, C. Lewis, and second high was Mrs. K. G. Hamilton, The consolation prize went to Mrs. S, L, Murphy, and the game prize to Mrs, Emma Hatley, HAVING ILLUSIONS ABOUT YOUR INCOME TAX Y 'i'l( feel like you're floating on air when you let BLOCK prepare your to* return. Service is fait, accurate, guaranteed . . . and you'll love that peace-of-mind feeling. So levitate on down lo H & R BIOCK —anytime you're ready. BOTH FEDERAL AND 5TATI LIFE UP We "guarantee T accy/ate preparation' of every to* If we make any errors thai cost you any penalty interest, we will pay the penally or intetest. or America'* Urge*! Tax Service with Over 2000 Offices JOT f*Mtli Ilm ffrttt Behiitf Cox Drug Store Phone PR7-5416 Office Hours: Weekdays 9:AM ,- 9:PM Sat. 4 Sun. 9:AM - 5:PM ' Engogemen! Announced Author Hod i Rough Jim KAf HY GUERIN Miss Kathy Guerlfi, Freshman at Hendrix College has been chosen by her class to represent thefti as Maid 111 the Of AHAH Court, Kalhy was presented Thursday night With other members of the Court when the name of the GTAHAH Queen will be announced, The GTAHAH Court will be honored Friday night at the Hendrix College • State College of Arkansas basketball game and Saturday night when a dance winds up the GTAHAH festivities, Kathy Is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Lloyd Guerin of Conway, formerly of Hope, and the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. Emmett Thompson. BUSINESS MEET OF PEO "The P.E.O. Constitution and By-laws" was the program which Mrs. W. 0. Beene presented at a meeting of Chapter AE, P.E.O., on Tuesday, February 13 In the home of Mrs. B. N, Holt. Business matters were taken care of by the president, Mrs. J. V. Moore, Jr. Mrs. Holt and her co-hostess, Mrs. Cecil Wyatt, served a Valentine plate to 17, LILAC CLUB MEETS Mrs. Guy Downing and Mrs. Harold Hendrtx were hostesses for the Lilac Garden Club meeting on Wednesday, February 14 in the Downing home. Ten members answered the roll call by naming an edible fruit of a forest tree. In addition, Mrs. Graydon Anthony also attended as a guest. "Growing Pot Plants" was the program which Mrs, Mrs. P. C. Stephens brought to the club, and the president, Mrs. B. W. Edwards, conducted routine matters of business, i-. i \ i * - • Spring daffodils were a cheerful touch of color at the meeting, and Cherry Mary Ann was served with coffee or cold drinks. VICTORY H. D. MKETS "It is important to know your materials and the type of cleaner to use," Mrs. Dexter Alford explained when she presented the lesson, "Away With Stains," at a meeting of the Victory Extension Homemakers Club Friday night, February 9 in the home of Mrs. Avery McKinney. Using this theme, members answered the roll call with "The Most Difficult Stain I Have Tried to Remove," The hostess gave the devotion from Matt. 27:7-12, and Mrs. Jerry Brown read the Thought of the Month. For the eye-opener Mrs, McKinney displayed a rose- colored quilted taffeta bedspread she had made. New leaders for the year were elected as follows; publicity, recreation, and eye-opener, Eva McKinney; safety, song leader, Pearl Cash; food nutrition, Pearl Cash and Marguerite Sumpter; family life, Mrs. L, J. Hampton; civil defense, Nina Me- Corkle; international, Claudia England; health, Queta Ellis; housing, Maxine Row; home management, Roste Lee Willett; home ground, Mary Smith. Mrs. James Ellis, vice-president, read a poem, "Life's Mirror," A game, "Heart's Desire," in which advice is sought was directed by Eva McKinney. The Surprise Package wis won by Claudia England. CJq.b guests, Mrs. Barbara Holiday and Misses Terri Alford and Marigale Ellis, with 10 members were served coconut cake and cold drinks for refreshments. Stores Charged for Norcof/cs Violations LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Two Little Rock drug store operators who allegedly violated the state narcotic and pharmacy laws have been ordered, by the state Board of Pharmacy to apply more rigid controls o.n the sale of a narcotic cough syrup. The board announced its de» cision Thursday but withheld any penalties. The board said Don Barrett and Edward Carter had indiscriminantly sold a By ELIZABETH Associated Press WHtef HEW YORK (AP) - Mention "the Graduate" and »oun& girts melt over EtosUn Hoffman, young men sigh over Katharine Ross and movie buffs cheer director Mike Nichols, Bui one key person has been overlooked*'Charles Wefeb, who wrote the book that became the movie* Who is he, what ttts he been doing and has any of the glory rubbed off? "Well," he said, "some TV people cam««out and shol me while t was* working in the department store/* A department store? "I worked in the stock room, open* ing up crates of cosmetics, Then I'd put them on a cart and wheel it up to the floor, And I'd empty wastebaskets. I suppose seeing how a stockroom works is of value to a writer." /. Webb originally sold the book" to Embassy Pictures for $20,000, but with a wife and "wo young sons the nv ney didn't last forever. "After the movie came out," he said, "I talked to Mike Nichols and told him I liked it. He mentioned there might be the possibility of a 'gift.' "Sure enough. "Joe Levlne, the producer, sent me $5,000. When It arrived, I quit the stockroom " "The Graduate" was Webb's first (and so tor only) novel published, When he was class of '61 at Williams College, he was awarded a fellowship providing $3,000 a year for three years. During that time he holed up in a room in Cambridge, Mass., and wrote his book. People talk about the main character's alienation from his parents and society. But accord- Ing to Webb, "The whole thing is not a conscious essay on social climate. It was more an attempt to portray an individual character. Th* 'you catt't trust anybody over 30' thing happened after publication. I think \ the unalterable division of ages \ is a myth," $ | One of the most controversial J» bits in the film comes at the end when Benjamin, the graduate/ rescues his lady-love from her ... church wedding-of-convenlence. To do this, he wields a tall cross to beat back her angry parents. Som? felt this was an attack on the church. , Dustin Hoffma The Graduate, feels otherwise?" "I don't understand the^big deal. I don't think the cross is so symbolic, Benjie doesn't hurl anyone; he Just picks up the nearest thing to defend himself. It's not an attack against Christianity and marriage." 4 Webb said that as he wrote it, "I remember wondering if no one before had thought of using the cross as a weapon; it's an ideal shape. In a church, it seemed the obvious thing to pick up. People should be provoked; it's healthy and if something is good, itprovokes." "Though the m«>vie and the book are similar In feeling," commented Webb, "1 feel it's hard to compare them. The mediums are sodifferent," "There's a problem now with literature. Films have slowly been taking over. As a novelist I see It as something to fight. The trouble is there aren't enough books around to compete with good movies, It's always been hard to write fiction. New ways of writing fiction have to evolve so that it can cotnpate and command the attention of the public more than it does. It's not that movies have gotten better; it's that writers have abandoned the fundamentals of good writing- telling a story as well as possible." What of Webb, the graduate? "I've been working on a novel. It is in rough draft form now and is call«l 'The Last Usher.' It starts with a person asked to usher at the wedding of someone he doesn't know, Hfi agrees to do it and is introduced to the members of the wadding. When the bride meets him, she calls the nViTiage off and asks if she can move in with him " Isn't that where "The Graduate" ended? "Oh no," said W(3bb vehemently, "the chiracters are quite different," HELEN HELP US! by Helen Botul FOR if i this eotamn is foe people, tfrtff problems &nef lures, their troubles and fun, As with the rest of Helen Help US!, it welcomes Iftughs but won't Jodfe » serious question with i yon sffid ft r«rsonftl trunk-yon note to tKe comply wfcest sales* man bfo»|M you tasi T«*sd*y? <- H Send your (eettffe qwstlon* to VQUTH ASKED FOR ft, car* of Help US! this VtCKI JACQUELINE CONNELL Coming, Going Karen Waters Is home recuperating from surgery which She had last Friday In Little Rock. j Mrs, Earl O'Neal returned porno Wednesday from St. Louis where she had surgery at Barnes Hospital. The Hev, Connie Robins, pastor of the Spring Hill Methodist Circuit, will proach the revival service February 18-23 at Deluce-Prairie Union Church In the Pine Bluff District. Mr, and Mrs. Ben Haynes, Houston, are here for the birthday on Friday of his mother, Mrs. Gus Haynes. Mrs. Hazel Castle and Miss Ora Mae Moody spent last weekend in North Little Rock with Mr. and Mrs. Gary Castle. Mr, and Mrs. D, B. Russell and Charles Randolph. Dallas. •B«W«y<rfi3!*** 1 Mft-.*-;dyW&&*-'ikWjt;?i fier parents, Mr. and Mrs, Charles, Harrell. 1 Mr. arxl Mrs. G. B. Hughes recently returned from Hemd, Calif., and a visit with Mr. and Mrs. G, R. McMorran and fam- cough preparation that contains about one grain of codeines Ui each fluid ounce, The drug }s available without prescription but state law says a purchaser must sign an "ex* empt drug register' 1 at the store where he purchases the medicine. The board said the men had sold inordinate amounts of the cough syrup and that the exempt drug registers and the two drug stores were not kept properly, Mr. & Mrs, Wiley Roe Mills of Hope, Arkansas announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Vlckl Jacqueline Conncll, to James Melvin Speck, son of Mr. A Mrs. John Melvin Speck of Osceola, Arkansas. Miss Connell Is also the daughter of the late Mr. Wood row Wilson Connell of Henderson, Kentucky, The wedding will take place this spring. Miss Connell was graduated from Hope High School. She received her BSE degree from Henderson State College, where she was a member of the Honor Dorm and the Association of Women Students, She lias attended tho University of New Mexico and is now In Graduate School at Memphis State University. She Is also the granddaughter of Hie late Mrs. Vlcey Duke McMillan of Texarkana, Texas. Mr. Speck was graduated from Osceola High School and attended the University of Arkansas. Ho was pledged to the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity and was a member of the Arkansas Booster Club. Jifi,»r£C«ived.Ms,BA degree/rom •**rfi.t'"-''-- > C*f'j' "•t^'Jir*'Y*V'''*'r t *'¥' J i* l 'f" 1 " B ^' 11 "**•* f t Is now In the Army In Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Mr. Speck Is the grandson of the late Mr, & Mrs. Earl Quinn of Osceola, Arkansas, and the late Mr. & Mrs, Emmett Speck of Frenchman's Bayou, Arkansas. t Mr, and Mrs, J. V. Moore, •jfr. and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Lawrence will attend a performance of "The King and I" by the Arkadelphia Community Theatre on Friday at Henderson Arkansas Hall. Bob Thomas at the Movies By BOB THOMAS \, AP Movie-Television Writer HOLLYWOOD (AP) - Ken Berry always wanted to bo a song-and<lance man. Trouble is, song-and-dance men are In little demand nowadays, so he'll h;t'/.• 'o bo content with bolng star of a television series. Berry is the central figure In a bold move to retain one of CBS' major assets, thft "Andy Griffith Show," This season will be Andy's last; he has wearied of the grind and wants to spread his wings In feature films. His decision was naturally a blow to the network, since the series has for seven years helped maintain CBS' dominance of Monday night, The production minds cairio up with a solution; Why not con- tlnue the series in the same setting, but with a new star? The result was "Mayberry, R.F.D,", which will occupy the Griffith time slot starting next fall, "How did I get the job?" asks the handsome, personable Ber» ry, "I'm not quite .sure, If they think they're g«t^A 0r a-v>:h:r Andy Griffith, they're going to be disappointed, I'm not any* thing like Andy, I won't even have a Southern accent, But then, several of the characters \n the series d^n't have accents, and no one seems to notice," Berry will be introduced later this season as a local firmer. He will also be electedpresident o| the City Council so he •*!!! hive contact with thy going>^n In May berry. The setting will te the sirne, but must of tht characters will be changed, Remaining will be George Lindsay a» Goober Pyle. "I understand that Andy *11i bfe back on the show four tif:;e- next season," said Berry, |4 So it will seem as though he Is still holding down the same job. The audience Just won't see what he's doing every week." The new star will be Introduced in a "spin-off" segment which will comprise the last Griffith show of the season and will also appear at the onJ of the summer reruns, "That #MI help pave tho way for the new series," said Berry, adding sheepishly: "The only trouble Is that the characters In the spin-off won't be In the show. Originally It was planned tor mo to bring to Mayborry a family of Italian farmers I had met while In the service. Now that w«'ve done th*« sho*, ! understand the family won't be used after all, just one Italian." Berry Is a Mollne, 111., boy whose early Idols wore Fred Astalre, Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor and other song-and- dance men, That was where his ambition lay, and he got started in a traditional manner; by being discovered by Horace Heldt in a talent show. No Evidence of Drugs Missing WILL THE REAL TROUBLE* MAKER PLEAsEStAm)UP Dear Helen; the redheaded sexpot on our street Is driving me off my rocker. You should see how our stupid husbands Jump when she bats an eyelash. She wears mint drusses that yon simply wouldn't believe. So, I called her up and told her sh« should dress more ladylike. One thing led to another, and It ended with her getting the t<tlof)fi<,iao company on my neck tor vile and abusive language. What burns me Is other wives can't seo she's a rnenncts. They even drink coffee and gusslp with the little bngpge. How do you g<> about getting a troublemaker off the block? — TIRED OF A SLOB Dear Tlredi Which one? - H Dear Helen: My husband and I own and operate a small business In a small town. We like to show our appreciation to those who have traded with us during tho year by giving them gifts at Christmas lime. Many of the recipients are doctors, nurses, ministers, etc. These are not "advertising gifts," but personal things which wo have selected especially for them, with special cards. After several years, lam Indeed disillusioned. We have received no acknowledgement whatsoever from any of these people. Whatever happened to the old- fashioned courtesy ot a thank- you note? Wouldn't It bo wise to discontinue this practice and give a check Instead to a charitable organization? - DISILLUSIONED Dear Dls: Charitable organizations always appreciate checks — In writing. But don't ding your customers for an understandable lapse of manners. It's thoughtless but very human to consider a business as Inanimate— something which offers services (or gifts) but'doesuH-expect thanks.'This, ovon when customers know the owners personally. — H P.S. Your letter wtll jar ttwmy consciences, Including mine, and LITTLE ROCK . CAP1 - The suj^rintendent of the State Hospital Informed the State Hos. pital Board Thursday that he had failed to discover any short. age of drugs from the Hospital pharmacy or any evidence that such action was taki/ig place. Rep, Leon Hoisted of North Little Rock charged recently that drugs had been taken from the Hospital pharmacy in recent years. Hoisted did not attend Thursday's meeting because of the special legislative session. The tuard said it would hold a special meeting next Thursday morning a/irj invited Holst&d to be present. George Jackson was reluctant to discuss the drug situation without Hoisted present but did say he could find no evidence of any losses or imi;rot*r use of drugs. tt«l«m Am I binned at if she cftnl stand to see a married woman "car* tying on" with h*r fwwfcawf, sn« should putt her shades rtrtd sto$ peaking; af tft«fr good-bye kfssesi I press <Kw considers me in* dfiepnt, as t pie!* up my husband at work and gal soundly kissed^ no matter who ts there. We goto a dance or a corner bar and h4 still romances m*. We sit out* side in our car when we come home at night and neck a bUj simply because there we cart be alone together And have * little privacy to talk. '' No, we're not newly-weds. A.£ t«r 23 years and ftnif kids, however, w«'ft still In love, and nol ashamed to show H, decently, —VERY MUCH MARRIED ' Dear Helens "lidlgnant" m«4 be a love-starved spinster who resents happiness in others. Shit wild thr way her neighbors kissed and parked "they don't even act married," What's wrong wlt^t that, When you don't "act married," you're on your b>sl be* havlor am) treat your mote a« you did when you «or« engflgsdt When my husband of four year* and I walk down tha street, w« hold hands. Wo often park to watch the moon and talk. H« kisses me at tho door befora we go inside. It's lovely to feel unmarrledly marrlsdt — MARj. RIED PARKER I This column 1$ dedicated to family living, so If you're having kid trouble or just plain trouble^ let Helen help YOU. She will also welcome your own amusing e# perlcrnces. Address Helen Bottel In care of The Hope Star, Copyright, 1968, King Feai tures Syndicate. Inc. School Wants j Tax Exemption LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Th« Blythevllle School District; which contends it is a public agency, asked the state Su* preme Court Thursday to ex* cuso it from paying $534.44 in street Improvement taxes. Chancellor Terry Shell of Jonasboro had • previously • up* held n contention by a street Improvement district that school districts are subject to Improvement taxes. DIXIE Drive-in Theatre Tonite Saturday-Sunday "BEACH GIRLS" Plus MOLL JLAMMK Saenger THEATRE Shootin' his way through hell to Tonite - 7:00 Saturday Mat. 1:15 Adm, .9Q-.50 KILLER (*** VS KILLER' MGM 4 ,, fain Fora-Angle Ditfion Chad Everett UST Challenge LATE SHOW SATrSUNDAY-MONDAY TOUGHER THAN HE'S EVER BEEN! There are two kinds of people in his up-tight world: his victims and his women. And sometimes you can't tell them apart. LEE MARVIN gives if to you ii POINT BLANK 'ANGIE DICKINSON

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