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1946 Social and P Phone 788 Between • •. m. and 4 p. Social Calendar Monday, January 7 r! ', A " » le >"lHs are igi'd to attend this meeting. ™i M : "^ S A V xilitlr >' Unit 1 will ™ t M°- 1 'da.vnf let-noon at 4 o'clock at Iho home oMMrs. C. C. Spi-agins. The Wesle.vi.'m Guild of the First Methodist Church will meet Monday I'vomng at 7:30 nt the home °. f . M'ss I'.Isio Weisenbergcr. 10*1 west Avenue E, with Mrs. L. n looley as leader. Wednesday, January 9. The John Cain Chapter D. A, R will meet at 12:30 noon at Hotel Uar.ow with Mrs. F. R. Johnson Mrs. A. L. Black and Mrs. Char- Icon Williams of Garland City as associate- hostesses. ' Tho Paisley P.T.A. will hold its regular meeting at tho school at .i o'clock Wednesday afternoon. The executive board will meet, at 2-30 All members are urged to attend Reverend S. A. Whitlow will be guest speaker. Thursday, January 10 The regular monthly meeting of the men of the First Presbyterian church will be held at the 'church at 7 o'clock Thursday evening Suppcr will be served and an interesting program has been arranged. H 0 M S f AiR, v; -H .0 fit ARKANSAS /January' 5V- By Chick Young 1?he whole thir\| started late one afternoon. READS LIKE AN And then R vie PUNT rye OLD FASHIONED GANG GOT A JOB FOR YOU. MURDER. PROBABLY SHOT IN A CAR AMD DUMPED OUT. J my door, opened HERe,.BLONDIE? DITHER'S" r|X-A FORVOU ^4 THE 1 WAS SO FRIGHTENED ALL BY MYSELF 1 COULDN'T SLEEP JIMMY JERCE COULD HAVE BESIDES MOR5ES? GAMBLER KILLED W6 FEEL X ME ALLERS WROTE THAT X LILV'S YOU SEE, MR. X VOU MEAN YOU HA'rTA X 1W AFRWD i POPKIN, THAT \ HURRV AWAV ?...VALL I NOT, SIR ... : CRATE WAS SENT CANT VISI7 WITH US / THOSE ARE iHERE ; BY'MISTAKE..! A FEW DAYS ? A MV ORDERS. 1 ; WE'VE GOT TO RETURN IT TO THE GENERAL , AT ONCE.' / WE'RE PLAIN X ANYWAV, THERE'S NO WE SORTA \ VOU TWO PROB'LV MADE TO 6ST '6R! RUN-O'-THE- \TRMN TILL MORWIN&, K.NOW VOU \LE5S MISTAKES THAN ANY/ PHOT06RAF OTIS. THeV CAN'T 00 BOYS FROM OFFICERS H£ KNEW?/ ALBUM.,.SH6'JS BUT WE'D SURE LIKE TO HAVE YOU! GOT A PITCHERS Of 'i LUTHER! By Galbraith Side Glances S T MA J »-E I t' S Pnlrnl Oilier! AMD irs THE DON'T BE LAST TIME ( SILLY! IT'LL WE'LL HAVE/^SMOW A T DO \T v-7 OOZEM THIS TIMES THIS WINTER, TOO.' LET IT SNOW, iT WON'T SOTHEK WELL A PATH T' THE WALK, UNCA The Azalea Garden club will meet Thursday afternoon at 3 o clock at the home of Mrs. Earl Clifton with Mrs. Oliver Adams as associate hostess. Mrs. Lyle Brown will present the program. The Winsome Sunday school class of the First Baptist church will meet at the church at G:3() Thursday evening for a chill suu- per. This is the regular monthly business and social meeting of the c ass. Members please note (he change from Tuesday to Thursday. FORGET 'EM {SRUB-5TAKE—THEY'RE FOSSILIZEP—.THEY «ERE LEFTCENTU KISS AGO. WOKSV ABOUT THOSE BABIES ...OK WILL YOU SO THAT'S T...> A\EAN AIN'T TAKlN' CHANCES ...MIGHT BUN INTO ONE OP THEM CEITTUKS ) THE WHAT AVM7E THEA\ BI& /MASTOPONI TRACKS 1 SEEN/ -.—VOU WON'T HAVE TO I/, OUT SEEING ANY OF /, £ IES NOW— ./?_~Of? ^^•^ Tuosdny, January 15 ,, Oglesby P.T.A. will present Mrs. Joe Jackson of Washington Arkansas in a book review of "River Road" by Frances Parkinson Keycs, at 3:.30 Tuesday afternoon. iickcls arc being sold bv the | -\N THE STRANGE TROPICAL ALASKAN . 'VALLEY OF ! WHICH THEY ENTERED" THROUGH A PENSE 5HKOUP Or GEYSER STEAM—.SCORCHV ANP CELIA PINO AN OLP ES-PR05PECTOI? NAMED 6ROB-STAKE, LIVING- THERE IN HERAMT-LIKE SECLUSION — '"See, things are getting back to normal—wives COPB. 194g BY NEA SERVICE. IKC. T. M. REC. U. S. PAT. OFF. -"Oh, yes, I made loads of good resolutions, but I'm not ' putting them in my diary till I see how they turn out!" are shooting their husbands again!" Freckles one! 'His Friends By Blosscr o i/i T-KNOWN By Hershberger homo remedy for relieving miseries of children's colds/ Buzz OFF THE' ,.' MEAOW 7S.<_/aveS FIRST DAY Al SHADVSIDE HIGH ! DYNAMO, WHERE DID HI.YOOHOb/ REMEMBER. Jl NEVER. FDRr JUST WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY FOLLOWING THE" QUAINT VOQHO.O/ BUT I'M TEMPTED TO ME ALL THE TIME X As refreshing and reassuring as childhood itself! WELL, THATS ^AE.ALL OVER./ 1 .. BRUISE EASY, BUT L HEAL QUICK.' SHE AND. i DC FINITELY HAVE NOTHING- AND I. DO •MEAN'., NOTHING-.' BUT, POC, I DOM'T \LOCK.CHIEF ALL RI6HT, WHAT T WE DOM'T ,HAV6 YOU KNOW I'VE NEVER V BIRDS, SOT i NOTHIW.' PART THAT'S VITAL HEART POI ICP wnck- no I PLEASURE AT J OF THE MACHIME ...THE \ POLICE WORK, DR. I TH|S TURN OF f[ FACT THAT irs M | SSWG PEMCE IT WAS "SOMEBODY WITH X HM*I 'KNOW-HOW"SOT BE! OKAY, _/~-\ AWAY LET'S TALK. •r" x SEEN EITHEE \ 10 SAY? WONMU& HAS FOUMP THE CHARREP.WRECK. ' OF THE TIME-MACHIME OSCAR BOOM AMD ASSOCIATES BUILT ANP TRIEP TO OPEEATE WITH A VITAL PART STOLEN FROM THE OR.I&INAI MACHIME, r\ WE LOCKED Edward G, ROBINSON • Margaret O'BRIEN I "I knew something like this would happen if he didn't get glasses soon!" • A wtiTo cottvnH tti ,ti nctult THAT PART NOW MISSIM&; POPEVE! WER TELL OUR) IWE. UV P>6NN> VWa-p tof» 1946. Kiflf FtWtif" Sjrufaaic. Iftc . »ur!J tijjhn rom WO/ I'M TAKING ITTD WWG ARTHUR/4-I " Our Boarding House With Major Hoople JUMPIKT JIMIMV/ 5 MORSAN/4 GO5H/ SLICK SEE HIM BY THAT P4JJTHER/ .L ALSO CHARGE THAT UUICORU HORW/ By J. R. Williams * QwtOur Way EGAD/IFIT |SM V T 'SPECIALLY STIFFY-A LITTLE (OOTICE- AHEM.' AHEM/ / SHE S WUTH A / MILLION, BUT SHE I MADE HIM QUIT I PRIWK.IM'. SMOKIN 1 T/A Als1 ' SWEARHv)'--HE -' \ WOULDM'T l_l'r<.E US / \ TO see THIS H V Mpt- / ^E^4T ED GARDNER • CHAHtEV CANTOR • EDDIE GREENE AIIN THOMAS • VICTOR MOORE MARJORIE UPHOLDS • DARRY SUtUVAN LOOBV.'/ MMOR.-^DOWMON6DIXV,AND X HAMEhST LMO ONi MOO SINCE IM6 AFTER Th& 4- OF LET Tl4E ASMNM^G OM TlAE BOW MIULIKSSR-Y A.NJD YOU TOLLED OuT/-<— HO\M SOU FA.R.EO 2 HYPNOTIST KlMD LESSORS HO\A TO B& DOPES/ -«• BLiT THINGS ARE SQ BAD NJOW ADIN/VE \NOOLI5 LOOV< A=> BIG AS A CAPe- TSRIA T&ftV-— ANW IM SOUF2. ROOST trii-3 15 PRE1T)' „ ROUGH COHORT [f\R- OUT HE.RE.AJW1V D ftEE D=> / PROTECTION FOR \ (, HE'S A. \ THE K'CH MAN . ertona I m. students of Oglesby school. Friday, January 11 The meeting of the Rose Garden club scheduled to moot Friday, January 'I has been postponed uniil the llth due to illness. All members please note the change of date. NOTICE The Regular meeting of the Hope Jns Garden club has boon postponed until Tuesday. January 22. All members please note this change. Coming and Going Leaving Sunday for T.S.C.W Demon, Texas after spending the holidays with relatives here were: Misses Rosemary Coop, Mary Hoy Moses, Gwyn IQvans, Phyllis Williams, Betty Ruth Coleman, and I'ranees Harrell. Ll. Thomas Cannon, U.S.M.C R arrived in Hope Wednesday after spending the Christmas holiday.-; with his family in Alfimer, Arkansas. He has recently bei-n discharged from the armed forces in San Francisco after serving more than four years with '.'A months overseas duly. He plans to make his home in Hope. Mrs. J. J. Boyett and son, Barney, and Mrs. Fred Hobcrlson and son, Freddie left Saturday for Con way to make their home.' The daughters of Mrs. J. K Briggs and the late Mr. Brings who are visiting their mother and sister, Mrs. W. L. Carter on South Elm street here arc: Mrs. Lavenia Patterson and her husband, Mr. W. L. Patterson of SI. Louis, Mo., Mrs. Judith Slnup of Dayton, Ohio, Mrs. Julia Cnld- well of Webster, South Dakota Mrs. Ruth O'Mcill of Mitchell. South Dakota "and Wave Margaret Briggs, S 1/C of Harrisburg, Pa.. Communiques With the 90th Division in the Philippines—Staff Sergeant James M. Gist of Prescott, Arkansas, has been awarded I he Bron/o Star Medal for meritorious service on Okinawa Island.. A section leader in a Honvy 'Weapons Company in the lUilst Jri- 3'anlry Regiment, 00th Division, Sergeant Gist also saw service with the "Deadcye" Division in the liberation of Leyle. He also wears the Combat Infantryman's Badge. Staff Sergeant Gist is the son of Mr .and Mrs. L. U. Gist. Emmet, Arkansas and the husband of Mrs. James Gist, Prescott, Arkansas. He is a graduate of Emmet High School. 2QO ; QOO Continued from Pn;;o One to jump off Manila's highest build- ina. I'd snil right off — but. whan I hit the ground I'd ask him 'when am T (ioing home'." Marshal said that he harl a few trades he wanted to make. "I want to swap a GI latrine for a tile bathroom," he said. "I want to swap an army cot for an Jnncr- spriiiR mattress covered with white sheets and with grcon pillow cases." The band struck up: "I Wana Go Home." Whartmnn asked the crowd if they were going to let American ships carry Chiang Kai-Shek's troops and help put clown "a legitimate light for indcpc'iidcmcc''. The crowd thundered: "No". He asked it they were going to let American ships be used to quell another fight for indcpcndncc in Java and the crowd again shouted its disapproval. "The Germans may laugh at this," one GI said, "but there' is certainly more to it than they think. Wo don't want to occupy the Philippines. They are going to be independent this venr, aren't they?" While the Manila mass moeliru' was going on, a similar rally was held at Batangas where Olid enlisted men approved three resolutions, one to President Truman, one to Congress and one to the Senate military affairs committee, urging quicker demobilization. More than 2,. r )00 men marched four abreast to Styer's headquarters in the morning and sent a i'ivc- man delegation in to say they wanted to go home, and quickly. Late in tho afternoon, hundred:; of soldiers swarmed to the city hall for another protest session. They arrived by the scores in army trucks. The soldiers were angry at statements by Patterson and high army officers that iheir return homo would be delayed because it harl been ducidcd not to make iurlher drastic cuts in Ihe necessary discharge point score. They demanded 11 in see- Patterson, but Slyer (old 1 them he was not going to visit the Piiuippines on his world tour Stycr tried to calm (he restless troops with a 10-page statement DRY SCALP " Proper precautions may prevent a cold from getting started — and use of the right remedy may bring relief. We have a full stock of — Cough Drops — Cough Syrups Cold Tablets — Throat Gargles Nose Sprays — Nose Drops Crescent Drug Store Phone 600 Frank Douglas,, Prop. 225 S. Main HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS The Doctor Says: By DR. WILLIAM A. O'BRIEN WrlUnn for NEA Service The blood pressure fluctuates normal conditions: patients liiyh blood pressure also show Hie same fluctuation. 1 -. If you have hlflh blond pressure, you should not become too concerned over differences in your pressure readings. • , / , .,.' I iy perl elision 1 "'(highi'blodd pros- sure) is a disease >in SMilcjiJonc of the symptoms IdrhiRh'^j-erfiturfi Diagnosis of hypertension>!i:j ;hot inrttfe unless the other S'i'gtia ' nhd symptoms of the disease, are present. '' Sleep usually causes a fall in blood pressure... , Observers who have lecorded the pressures of sleeping patients have found that noisy surroundingfc; and restlessness cruise a rise. Pressure 'is probably lowest in the middle 'of tho night morning. Blood pressure and rises toward is increased if readings are taken of men and women during periods o£ physical activity; the pressure quickly returns to normal after the activity i.s stopped. This reaction i.s used as one of "the tests for the eficiency of the circulation. EnUng a meal i.s followed by a slight rise in pressure. Pressure in the morning i.s several degrees lower than in the evening. There is nlso a difference in readings in the two rums, the pressure tending to be higher in the first arm examined. OVERWEIGHT CAUSES RISE Overweight is usually accompanied by an increase in blood iJiessure. It is possible, that the thickness of the tissues of the arm which must be compressed under the blood pressure machine cuff may account for some of the increased pressure, but when direct readings arc made on the obese, their pressure i.s higher than normal subjects. Loss of weight is accompanied by lowering of blood pressure. Blood pressure goes down when wo stand up. This is due to a stating that he had no control over the discharge system. He said their desire to become civilians was "entirely understandable." However, he s'nid, the United Sties has large world responsibilities to meet. "vVc have won the final combat victory, but if we do not follow through with our task we shall surrender the goals we have gained," he said. Mimeoprnphecl handbills charging "double talk" by army commanders about discharges were denied by Slyer. "To my knowledge there's been no 'double talk' or broken promises," he said, "and certainly there are no ulterior mo_- tives on the part of any responsible official of the government, either military or civilian." Slyer conceded that some statements have been issued cruising justified alarm about redeployment, but said they were from "wholly unauthorized sources" or were incomplete versions of long- Pdge Three DOROTHY DIX Respect Husband's Mother Dear Miss Dix: What should I do or say when my mother-in-law comes to my houcc and gives me advice on how to roar my baby when it is different from what the doctor says? My mother is modern and says I should give her a piece of my mind, and that when she comes to my house I should pack my grip and leave my husband to entej-fain her.. , I ihavei tasked ray :husband to go Co 'Sec hip,• inothdtjjial''her house and 'not'Have h£j, come to mine. Wotild y'dii 'advise" this? He refuses to clo this. J have a very nervous disposition, anyway. i • ••'•>• ELEANOR ANSWER:.! should say, Klcanor that you are not only of a nervous disposition, but that you have 'an exceedingly selfish and overbearing and unreasonable one, and that if you don't watch out it is going to lose you your good husband. MATE HAS RIGHTS You speak of your home as "my house" and you want to shut it;; doors in your husband's mother's face. Have you never considered that your husband supports it, that the roof over your head and the food you cat come from him, and that but for his labor you would have no home? Don't you think that that entitles him to some say-so in it and to the right to have his mother treated as an honored guest in it? You say that your mother i.s modern and that she advises you to insult your mother-in-law. Divorce is modern, too, and the first thing you know your mother 'is going to be first aid to your having one. The things that keep, a home together and a husband lovr ing his wife are patience and forbearance and kindness a,nd consideration. They are old-fashioned, but they work. As to what to say to your mother- in-law when she advises you about the baby, my earnest Advice 'to you is not to say anything if you can't agree with her. Listen respectfully. Any woman who lias reared a family of children can give many tips to a mother with her first baby. Do you know that the doctors now are coming around a baby and rocking him to sleep doesn't kill it on tho spot. Insiead, it .soothes the baby and makes it happy. Dear Dorothy Dix: We are a group of girls in high school who want, to know what, has become nt the boys we used to know. We usod to have plenty of dales, but now Iho boys have become so independent Hint they avoid us as if wp were poison..They «0 ; stag t.o all school activities and .sftrbf* il.v parties, niid .they' won't, >sp"dnkf- to girls who arc forced J.p KO With boys from other, school's because Ine boys from our own won't ask us. What can, We do' UNSUCCESSFUL DATE : RS ANSWER: The remedy is in your own hands. Give the boys a dose of Iheir own medicine. Ignore thorn as they ignore you, and beat them to H. What girls never seem to understand i.s that boys can no more have good times flocking by themselves; than girls can. It takes the two sexes to throw a good party. So if you will just let the boys alone and not try to dale them, and especially if you will not invite a single one of them to any ot 1 your private parties or school activities, you will bring thorn to time. Dear Miss Dix: My husband and I have just been married a few months and I am trying hard to please him. I cook everything ho would like and he won't eat"any of it. He just wants his rolls and. milk. Please give me some 1 suggestion as to what I should do/'' NEWLYWED ANSWER: Did you snatch your husband out of the cradle before he cut his teeth that ho still .sticks to his baby food? The best wav to cure him of it and get him oil a proper diet i.s to cook good, savory meals and invite company to help you cat them. They will laugh at; your husband and make so much fun of him he will be ashamed to have such a nursery habit. But, my, what a cinch for a to the old Grandmother formula for bride to have a husband who can rearing children? They .have dis- be fed on bread and milk covered for one thing, that pelting CBell Syndicate Inc ) cr NtaU'ments. The general said he hoped to have his force down to 70,000 by July 1. He said it totals 235,000, against 600,000 last Oct. 1. shift in the blood, but it quickly returns to normal. The same reaction occurs in other changes in the body position. Alcohol tends to cause a fall in blood pressure, which may be extreme in deep intoxication. CLIMATE HAS BEARING Climate and temperature have an important bearing on blood pressure, which is lower in warmer climates. This may be caused by higher air temperatures or by greater relaxation under such conditions. When troops are sc:nt to tho tropics, blood pressures become lower at; once. It may well be that the benefit obtained by in, dividuals who spend their win- I ters in warm places is this effect ' on blood pressure. Blood pressures taken under home conditions are lower than those observed in the doctor's office. Feelings, cither expressed or held in, cause pressure to rise." Any emotion can affect the blood pressure. We, the Women By RUTH MILLETT NEA Staff Writer "Dishpan hands are smoother than silk. Scientists sny so.' 1 Poor Mama. Arc Ihc scientists going to take away ;ill 1.1 ic glory from her job—telling her "that dishpan hands are twice as smooth as satin? What is she goim; to do for sympathy if they no on to prove that housework is as beneficial to a woman as a course in one of the "success schools" that specialize in.-ma'Rhjf? 'Women beautiful? - •--• •*:** Next we'll hear'"that cookirjg over a hot stove all day will bo hailed as being good for the complexion—duo to the steam, or something. : Hanging- the week's wash on the lino will bo called the perfect stretching exercise. Picking.up Junior's tovs will be claimed'to be as good lor the figure as bowling. Going up and down tho stairs all day will be '"excellent exercise." And then where will women be? Just doing the same 'old jobs without being able to complain about them. WHAT ABOUT DAD? Before this sort of thing goes any further, tho scientists "had better start figuring out that Dad's job really 'doesn't take anything out of him. Otherwise, we'll have the tired business man coming home at: night to complain about what an awful day he had and how dog tired he is. And Mama won't, be able to say a thing. How can she complain about her own day if the dishpan has made her hands twice as soft as satin, and she is glowing with health from the beneficial effects of scrubbing floors, running up •and down stairs and getting' out the week's wash? o Social Situations THE SITUATION: You are smok- m" a picrt ir pi. i n Q crowded plnrp WRONG WAY: Pay no attention to where you blow smoke. RIGHT WAY: Watch to see that you aren't blowing smoke in anyone's face. Questions and Answers Q—What is the distinction of the SS Patrick Henry? A—She was the first of 2700 Liberty ships, completed 23 days after Peai-I Harbor. She's still moving supplies. Q—What is uranium used for besides atomic bombs? A—It is a coloring agent in optical glass. Q—Is any South American nation contemplating a Constitution like ours? A—Brazil is sending an emissary to study the U. S. Constitution so that the forthcoming Brazilian Constituent Assembly will >"3 able to draft a completely dem- <>jratic constitution. By.Lionel Moshet THE STORY: Sam Pringle, Piku's employer, wires him to return to New York immediately. Pike refuses. He receives a din- Clay. ner invitation from John Bland suggests they pool their information. Pike says no. VII Pike turned in at the gates of Number Ten Orchard Hill as a '.•lock in town struck 8. There had been thunder shower. The leaves dripped rain and the blades of grass on John Clay's lawn glistened like tiny icicles. The houseman who took Pike's hat had on a white coat. "It's Mr. Calvin," Pike told him. "Oh," -.someone said from the hall. "You're early.' Pike could see iier standing at the foot of the stairway. She stooped to adjust a buckle 'on her slipper, then straightened and came toward him. "I'm Marcia." She put out hoi- hand and grasped his firmly. --Father told me you wore coming." She smiled and Piko ,-Jookcd at the bold red lips arid eyes that were bright and searching. He knew there was a Marcia Clay. Some years back she hud appeared quite regularly in the rotogravure sections of the newspapers, but since her mother's death, she had retired from publicity. Now, as Pike sjiw the long black velvet dinner dross against all this shining blond loveliness, he wondered if he was being subjected to a little propaganda. "In hero," she said aiid linked her arm through his. Marcia Clay patted the divan beside her. "Sit here," she said. "Father will be down soon." Pike sat down, took out his cigareU;, and offered her one She took it and Pike held his lighter for her. She loaned forward, angled a glance up at him through long lashes, then put her cjgarct to the flame. "Pike Calvin." She inhaled cautiously then lot the smoke trickle out through pursed lips. "You must, be somebody." "No," he said. "It isn't, necessary to be modest." she said. "But it is necessary to be somebody." "Oh. yes." She nodded. "If you were nobody, father wouldn't bother with you. Unless She paused, knocked an ash from her cigaret with a forefinger that was tipped with green. "What do you do, Mr. Calvin?" "I'm a reporter." "Heavens! Does father know that?" "Why?" Pike said. "Doesn't your lather like reporters?" "Uuh-uuh," she '-said. "Father doesn't like anybody, really Especially reporters. Especially lately. Since they've been buzzing liim about that conference business. Shall we have a drink?" Pike started to get up to mix arinks. but she put a hand against his chest. "Sit still," she said. "This is one thing I do well. A daiquiri?" l^imir .Copyright, 1945, •NEA Service, Ir>»X: "Fine," Pike said. She found some Persian limes on an amply stocked bar-wagon and went to work. . She manipulated the shaker, unscrewed the cap from the nozzle, and handed Pike a glass. He watched the creamy beads gather on the surface of the liquor and he had an odd feeling of wariness. One of these days, he thought, one of the drinks will bo spiked. And he was going right on with things against the advice of Sam Pringle, who talked guardedly about the disappearance of John Clay's secretary, Mary Butler. Pike had expected to see Mary Butler. He had not hoped to SOL- John Clay. Now Mary Butler was not here and John Clay had invited Pike to dinner. "Here's to us," Marcia Clay raised her glass. "To us," Pike said. The door chimes sounded. Marcia Clay turned her supple budv to look into the hall. "It's Fay and Gill," she said. "Who?" "My cousin and Gill Manson." Pike could see Fay Tudor coming through the door. Her auburn hair was swept up over those incisive green eyes and her straight slim figure was sheathfoi in a long white dress. She looked very beautiful, very calm, and very self-contained. Behind her was a tall man in a while mess-jacket. He wa? wide-shouldered, slim - hip p o cl Good-looking, Pike noted, bill with a touch of acid in the dark eyes and broad sulky mouth. "Fay, darling." Marcia stood up and took Fay's hands. "Have you met Mr. Calvin?" Fay looked at Pike deliberately "How do you do, Mr. Calvin?" she said. "And Mr. Manson." : "Pleased," Manson said in ;; tone that revealed he was nut pleased. •'Your I'ii'st visit, Mr. Calvin?" Pike nodded. "Staying long?" Manson was busy with' his drink. "Not long," Pike said. . "Business or pleasure?'' Pike looked at him. '•Gil," Marcia said, "after all.' Plan Drawn Up Continued from i'age One ' gravel base, 10.8 miles on Highway 1U5, Wilmont-Montrosc road. Dallas, Calhoun and Cleveland counties — Grading and blacktopping, .seven miles on Highway 8 Kordyce-New Edinburgh road. Hempslead and Lafayette counties — 11 miles of grading and base on the I-lopo-Lcwisville road. • — o— . So They Soy H you pull down the House of Labor you will pull down the House of America. If you wipe out good profits, you will wipe out good jobs and real freedom. —Harold E. Slassen, former gov- . crnor of .Minnesota. The central question of our day is not how to prepare -for war, but in this age of:atomic energy, how to prepare for peace, lest we perish. —Charles F. Boss. Jr., secretary, Methodist Church Commission on World Peace. by too rapid,,demobilization, particularly in the air forces where lack of sufficient training for personnel can have- fatal "consequences. —Astoria, Ore., Budget. It is no belittlement of the heroes of the battlefields to say that, in a way, it is harder to think than to fight. . .They had to fight or die. Now all of us, the heroes included, must either tnink or die. Hern is suffering in Europe: The casualties of peace mount until they threaten to exceed the casualties of war. Everywhere starvation, disease, cold, degradation, despair reign. The danger of epidemic i.s acute. —Rev. Dr. Charles Joy, executive director, Unitarian Service Committee. We cannot afford to destroy the efficiency of fighting forces against distress of When Taken Thruout The Month Also a Great Stomachic Tonic! If you suffer from monthly cramps with accompanying headache, backache and nervous, jittery, cranky feelings—when due to fe-. male functional periodic disturbances—try famous Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound to relieve such symptoms. Pinkham'sCompound DOES MORE Q—What is the family name of exiled King Peter ol Yugoslavia? A— Karageorgcvitch. Q—Which of the U. S. Army's tanks is heaviest? A—The M-2G General Pershine, 45 tons. Barbs By HAL COCHRAN Senator Taylor of Idaho, thinks all civilians should delay buying a suit until the production bottleneck has passed. Sounds 'reasonable—don't buy what you can't find. We'd all profit if advice was as easy to take as it is to give. The best acting in the movies is done by the fellow who smiles as you squecKe by on his pet corn. It's an ill wind that blows a man's own horn. From now on bartenders in .New York taverns will be bonded And don't think the -patrons won't —if they can find the stuff! Thoughts Moreover as for me, God forbid that I should sin against the Lord in ceasing to pray for you: but I will teach you the good and the right way.—I Samuel 12:23. Men must be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown propos'd as things forgot.— Pope. o There are 21 religious denominations which use the name Baptist in the United States. Two Killed as Fire Burns Farm Home Saturday Newport, Jan .7 — UP) — .Burial was planned today for Ivan Ertfin Frost,. 38, and his 13-year-old niedd, Billie John Brooks, who were burned to death Saturday night when fire destroyed their farm" home near Swifton, Jackson C0uh» ty . Mrs. Frost was burned severely. Deputy Coroner Frank Leach said Forst accidentally .spilled some distillate while rebuilding* a fire in a heating stove. An explosion followed, and the house. caught fire. Molvern Veteran Killed in Traffic Accident Sunday/ Arkadelphia, Jan. 7—f/P)— James C. Ashby,., 28-year-old war veteran of near Malvern, was killed in -a * traffic accident on U. S. highway G7 eight miles north of Arkadelphia yesterday. Coroner Robert Carter said Ashby's truck had stalled as he attempted to -run it around. When Ashby alighted he -was struck by an automobile and crushed between the two vehicles,' Carter related. Arkansas Veterans Returning to £1^5. Arkansas servicemen in San Francisco on the steamship Ixswis • Emery Friday: ' , Harbor, Jesse, t Pvt., Gurdon. Bryant, P: J., El Dorado.' ' , , Carter, James E., Ptc., 306' Spring street, Camden. Deloney, Luther, Pfc.," Route ,3, Hope. Watson, Otis, S-Sgt, Hot Springs. Whitmore, Lester J., S-Sgt,,.3S2- Ozark street, Hot Springs. 4 Cooper, Eddie, Sgt., 500'. Silver street, Hot Springs. 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