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.'." .'J.i j^L^ &i£i .i-^.*w:iii ii-ri rut».4«wWmi* Page Tw'e ^Observers Doubt Retirement of deGaulle as President of France to Be Permanent B'V DEWIt MACKENZIE y AP World Traveler ?l Paris. Feb. 4 — Gen. Charles de Gaulle's resignation as president of I France and his "retirement" pre- i sent »n intensely interesting poljti- ' cal situation! for there is wide- ' _spieact belief among observers that I the general merely intends to lie do-~eo until the new constihUion is adopted next June and then come out again for leadership of the republic. Now that's not such ah odd thing as it might seem at first glance As a matter of fact, the «e:ieral appears to be in process of" trving to execute a grand coup of which his "retirement" is the strategic Keystone. If this assumption is correct, then the reasons for it follow along naturally enough. On thumbnail the situation is this: Hope Star Star of Hope 18$9; Pfess , Consolidated Janliory 18, 1929 Published every weekday afternoon by Star Publishing Co., Inc. (C. E. Palmer and Alex. H. Washburn) ct the Star building 212-214 South Walnut Street, Hope, Ark, HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS C. E. PALMER President ALEX. H. WASHBURN Editor and Publisher Entered as second class matter at the Post Office at Hope, Arkansas, under the Act of March 3, 1897 (AP)—Means Associated Press. (NEA)—Means Newspaper Enterprise Association. Subscription Ra»e<: (Always Payable In Advance): By city carrier per week ISc Hsmpsteod, Nevada. Howard, Miller and Lafayette counties, $3.50 per year; elsewhere $6.50. France's economic position is. a rnatter of grave concern, for she has just about hit bottom. Her re- cov-»-y calls for. strong governmental action involving long-term policies. But these strong, long-term pU'cies are denied to the present I government by the fact that its i HI- cui, ciiii . nl-. to .lune. when a I new constitution will be adopted. and another government will come i into power. I The corollary to this is that the present government has small chance of achieving the sweeping j ecomic betterment for which the' neait of every .frenchman is crying. This being so, the leader "of the governnunt may arrive at election time will, a heavy black mark against his name in the public I petition for power among the three Member of The Associoted Press: The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for republication of all news dis- natcheb credited to it or not otherwise credited in this paper and also Ihe local news published herein. Naflonol Advertising Representative — i Arkansas Doilies. Inc.; Memphis Term., 'terirt Builctina; Ch"aoo, 400 North Michigan Avenue; New York City, 292 Madison vticm.-a •we.; Detroit, Mich.. 2842 W. Grand' fields' Blvd.; Oklahoma City, 314 Terminal Bldg.; ' New Orleans, 722 Union St. Potman Raps OOP Attack on His Bill Washington, Feb. 4 — c.W— Rep. Patman (D-Tex) contended today that a Republican drlVe to strike out price control and subsidy provisions from his housing bill "makes a political issue out ol homes for veterans." Patman's comment to a reporter was made in advance of a 1 closed door session of the House Banking Committee (10:30 a. m. KST) to consider his measure as well substitute proposed by the mittee minority. The latter would grant separate authority to Wilson \V. Wyatt. new housing expediter, to carry out his pi'ogram of low cost hoinc con struction with preference for vet- CiSiVs. legarclless o[ whether President Truman's wa expiration date. , In this it follows closely Patman's bill, but no provision is made for price ceilings on new and old houses or for authoritv for the government to subsidize" the output of scarce building materials without hiking prices to home buyers. Rep. Wolcott of Michigan, ranking Republican on the committee and spokesman for the minority group, said in a statement the substitute was decided upon to powers iire This Curious World By William Ferg uson il li! A GROUSE OF THE ' T'VNPRA COUNTKV, ANNUALLY DOMS A SNOW WHITE COAT WHEM WINTER COMES/ IF PLACED IN t\ LABORATORY; WHERE THE LEW&TH OF THE DAY CAN BE SHORTENED ARTIFICIALLY, THE BIRD WILL. TURN WHITE Monday, February 4/ Italy Asks UN to Save Tyrol for Her H'OMEN DONT KNOW MUCH ABOUT MAKIN6 FURNITURE , BUT THEY MAKE BEDS EVERY DAY/'Jittf MRS. CASH M.TvVITCHELL/, D r G • vent the program "from"" being bogged down because of controversies in tho pricing and subsidy I major parties-the Communists, the The man in the street will be in-[Socialists and the Mouvement Reclined to overlook the handicaps, I publicaine Populaire-none seems and will see only the fact that life • particularly anxious to shoulder lor him and his family is,the same i sole responsibility for the next lew grim struggle it was when the months before the new election, government assumed control. So!Thus a great fight for leadership ne will look for new leadership. is brewing and is likely to break General de Gaulle is keeping I at that time. discreetly silent, but I believe it's The general belief among observ- tair speculation hat these thoughts I ers is that De Gaulle then will passed through his mind as he'emerge from "retirement" and, tossed his presidency back into ! with a party of his own or perhaps tne assembly after holding it for;a moderately conservative" coali- spme two and a half months. One'tion, make his bid for the captaincy or ms fundamental policies — tnat'of the ship of state. Whoever comes of bly. a strong army- opposition had met with ' to power then will have a far better in the assem- actually, while there is hot com WHY BE FAN ? Eat plenty yet lose weight with delicious candy reducing plan Hav t? more gender, graceful fig- Sf 8 j ° "-prcis'ng. No laxatives. Npdrufrs. With the simple AYDS Vitamin Candy ReducinR Plan vou don t cut cmc any meals, starches, ixitatocs. meats or bnt- ter vou simply cut them,down. i t seasier \Vhen you enjoy delicious (vitamin fortified) AYDS' candv as directed. Absolutely tarrnlesa In clinical tests conducted S ore than 100 mncni toit „ „ .! a . '«• wocto with AYDS Vita; ducing Plan. I by I U John P. Cox Drug Company Phone 616-617 chance to achieve great things. That period, too, is likely to determine the political complexion of France for a long time to come. The question is how far to the left the country will swing. The situation now is too confused to make speculation profitable on Ihis score. - o This Is the Continued from Page One rooming house. Kong himself sleeps on a sofa in the cafe. It is tnu softest bed he ever knew. Kong can count up to ten and say such English words as "good morning, good evening, okay and t:i;uit% you." They Were taught him hy "drunk American soldiers" whom he likes very much Because they are kind to him, although "sometimes they say Words I don't understand." These are words he is probably Patman, however, said "Ihe Republican proposal weakens by bill and makes a political issue out of homes for veterans. If anything, my bill should be stronger, not weaker." baying ho was convinced of the necessity for both price control and subsidies, the Texas added: "1 want private enterprise to do the job, but if we don't get results there's going to be a tremendous demand that the government itself ouild houses for veterans." In his statement, the Michigan lawmaker declared that neither the price nor the subsidy issue is of "immediate consequence because the botlleneck in housing not in the field of financing, but is largely diie to a shortage of building materials of all kinds." Blaming both the labor shortage and uncertain over continualion of the president's priority powers under which building materials are channeled into low and medium cost homes, Wolcott said thai by removing the uncertainty source of the shortage would averted. Homo. Feb. -4 _(UP> — Ilaly rejecled Austrai's claim to the .MHilh lyi-oi today and appealed ior l,-ilcd Nations aid to koep tho i.:iOl)-s,]i.iai-(.--milo Alpine territory •nuloi Italian sovereignty. .Premier Alcido do Gasperi pro- .-•o::tod a momorandiini DM the horde i' question to tho American. Brit, ts:i Mnd French ambassadors in j Homo for submission 1o their representatives at tho UNO mcoliiu' | in London. 'I Mo memorandum assorted that Italian defense requirements necessitate retention of the Bvenner | Pass and Italy's present ii.irthern :-order. paralleling the Alpine j watershed .It also claimed that tho. j disputed territory is the source of I 17 90- I 1H per cent of Italy's hydro-oloc- ' I trie power and that its loss would bo a serious blow to north Kalian industry. ST- LOUIS LIVESTOCK .quoted nominally al ceding' National .Stockyards, ill., Feb. •! ! today. Olforimis wore " ' -t/l'i- HOBS. 7.-nH): i:-p Ibs up and ; | )u |k of leccinls wont direCU wolohu ^Hlv' 1 v-' 1 ""'; ''K!'*-- 1 '-I mills and elevators. KslimateT weights .steady lo _'.» ini;:\er; t. .p I ooipts :!:> cars. Coin was quoted steoady a@iht| ceilings. Open market offcWl,, woie light as receipts 'flpplle.. largely on previous lonttncls, El liinaicd receipts ii? 7cais. \BooM /V\A!_G. HORSBPL.1SS lummum ouse Byi Week 2-4 THEY <"iET THE I P. F FROM PLANT JUICES'. T. H. ntC. U. S. PAT. 0!>-. CARNIVAL Bv Dsck Turner one be —o— A busy for long year distance Before the year is out, the Bell System will put in more miles of long distance circuits than it did during the nWyears before the war. Work on a new construction program is going ahead rapidly, and the year 1946 will be a busy one for long distance. Meanwhile, there's every reason to believe the volume of calls will continue at a high level, and that some delays will be unavoidable. If some of your calls are a bit slow getting through, you'll know faster and better service is on the way. SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY Thieves Get Diamonds in L. R. Store Little Rock, Feb. 4 — (UP) — Police said thieves who broke into Stewart jewelry store, 525 Main street Saturday night escaped with virtually every diamond in the store in one of the biggest jewel thefts ever attempted here . A complete check-up had not been completed today, but police said losses would be "heavy." , The thieves forced an upstairs office entrance and removed a section of ceiling with a keyhole saw after drilling more than 50 holes in the floor. Lowering themselves into the store, they searcned every tray and envelope for diamonds They ignored watches and other jewelry. The thieves used a ladder to climb back out of the store. o . Mort Cooper in not Springs for Pre-Season Tuneup Hot Springs, Feb. 4—-(/P)—Pitcher Mort Cooper of the Boston Braves •inived here yesterday for some preliminary conditioning before going lo Ihe Braves' spring training camp at Fort Lauderdale. Fla. Accompanying the ace hurler Braves Coach Jake Flowers, Pitcher John Hutchings, Infielder Tom Nelson and Catcher Stu Hofferth. Flowers said Braves Manager Billy Southworth was expected here next Friday or Saturday and that the party would go to Florida about Feb. 13. | Louisville, Ky., Fob. -I— l/V)— Do- ivolopmonl of "an aluminum and i'-oncieio house that can bo built jand ro.-diod for occupancy within a wool< was nsinotincoci by tho Iley- ino.ids M.'ia! Company of'Louisville i today. Materials can be placed on . I.ic markf-t in unlimited quantitios v,"thin a Tew months, William G. Reynolds, vice president and gen- ,o.al ninnagor of the company "The numbor of homos buill of ' Ihcs.- 'nalerbls dir.-ing 194(1 is lim- iiod only by our capacity to roll alini: num." Kuyi.oUls said. "With .'heorganization's present rolling n.iUs il can turn out enough aluminum en- steel lor 30,000 "to -10,000 ; n -'st s this year." Hoym.lds saiil costs of homos of . |1 u>: type woulil he no hij.;lier ihan ; 'i frame house of comparable size and bulk good and choice barrows and gilts mo Ibs up 14.80 ceiling i low iols 10U-I2U Ibs 14.0I.I-.")I): sowsi 14.0.-); Kliilfs l.'!.7.VI4.0;i. ; Cattle, -1.000; calves. 1.200; about ' 3(1 loads sieers ciffo.e.i; mostly : good ill l;i.:<5](i.-.1; moderately i with low i;od and choice 1(1.51). 17.00; heifers and mi.v. d vr;u lings : moderately active and stc'idv: mo-i djiim and good kinds h;rt;ol, 12.00- •, la.50: good cows around l!i.:iO-| 1H.00; ctiinmon ami nieduim iji>,-f ' cows !).2. r >-12.UO; canneis a-id cut-: tors 7.(in. 1 !.75: good luvf bulls' aioiind l.-f.no-M.uO; medium to i good sausage bulls ll.;i|!-K!.75; vcalcrs steady wit'.i !•': ' medium ai.d lU.fiO: iii-minal rani;! steers 10.00-17.90: slai er:; n.CO-17.7.": sloc^or steers O.00-I4."i0. Sheep, ,'i.:.>0i); re vi slaughter lambs: . i,.nearly iwo do •--...-• Hi.;").'); part dock 15.7;"). NEW YORK COTTON Now York. Fob. 4 —i/fi— Tho cotton future:; market rallied into now seasonal high ground in mud eralely .ici.ve ; . .ijir. , KI.:Y Prices moved over a wi'di as fluirios of commission and trade buying nu of offerings. lUiyitii; ',v;,s stimulated by t.ib pern in tho adm'i:ii:;-.i-at'ior. policy and oxpoctations textile ceilings w.ll ha raised because of i.iounlin At limes die market ly from tho best lev on hedging and p.-i,! came back strong i :l Late ings inn.000 bushels. Cash oats were in good ••ind firm al eollin gp ices. mated receipts li!) eats Nt£W YORK STOCKS New York, Feb. -1 —(, lU'ticially tok Ihe low load 1ft day's market without being* ieelod to any I'roal sellinfc'' sure. !', '.Y:il| Shed still was minded bul profits wci e many customers on Ihe loiig'.hy drive lo I5-voai i'lag Move on c grains resumed their at t.ie start of t;-; ahivid aro-.!::d ?, roack'd i;;:;ie Feb. 4 circuit moved on or the Texas open Domaret of Tucson. Ariz.. The winter golf to -i,v> A"t'init" U day after Jimmy Houslon won the Tucson open yes; '-.;li' with :; score thai broke'one ivcoirl :-,i.d tied another. His :!(>!! total for tho 72 holes tied • tournament record sot bv Rav "You never liked my other hats! What have you got on your conscience tha,t makes you think this one is so beautiful?" The praying mantis can turn its head like a man. Choking Cont: Hied from Page One disnnsed of." McKellar cited a number of cloture ridings to support his ruling. Sen. Robert A. Taft, R., O.. who had signed the cloture petition, argued that consideration of cloture should take precedence over the journal. Stewart tried to prevent Barkley from appealing the decision, arguing that it was out of order McKellar, however, ruled Barkley was entitled to make the appeal oven though Stewart had the floor Greenwich, Conn,, of World Capital, Over Greenwich's Protest Blakely D Project in Federa Greenwich, Conn., Feb. 4 — Iff 1 ) This normally peaceful Connecticut community, its nearby hills doubted with homes of many weal- New York city lawyers, bank- and business men, was in tur- ©— AI;tmu-um in winning the meet last I year, and his seven-under-par 6,3 I on tr.e second round was a new irecord for the El Rio course I He finished four strokes ahead of (Herman Barronof White Plains ii\. >., and took down $1,500 for t.io victory. Ban-on carded a 07 on the final round, Iwo less than Do- maiet needed, but the Texan's lead I was too big to affect the final out; come. : Harold McSpadcn. Sanford Mo •;;d [JIC.-K MPI.Z, Arkansas City' ! Kan., each took a - 70 in the last jioiiiul a:-d tied for third place with nssrogatcs of 273. Other stand- n' 21 ? ~* Dutcli Harrison, Little Rock, Ark-.; Leland Gibson, Kansas City; Al Zimmerman, Portland Ore., Ray Mang-um, Los Angeles' Henry. Ransom, Houston; Jim For- 1'ier. Chicago. 275 ~ Ellsworth Vines, Chicago<-<••.,"•'<. Schnoitcr, Salt Lake Citv Ben Hoi-mi, Horshey, Pa.; Chandler Havpor, Portsmouth, Va -7li Sam Byrd, Detroit; Loo- t-ai-d l.)o.;s,., n , Kansas City; Harry Dallas. afternoon prices wore .•i.i. May :-:;->.^-, aim ,l|y LTi.- GRAIN AND PROVI3IONS C.MicaKo. Fob. -I --i,|-.-- M ;I> - , ye and oats moved in oj-ivviie direc- UOMS must of iho lime in .main tLiro.-- iiaidint; loday dospilo i;'-':ior- al inflation and ;;i-am' :,!•( talk. Both ward l.'ond.'- 1'ye mi.vi'fl a bushol. tlicn fit lakiiij.'. I.i ti fore oiimbi:ig agaii now- 25-voai pea^ uric'i 1 I meanwhile, couldn't I pin t to recover earl I losses of up to 1- I'i'.ve.l reports of lieavv markelin«.s at principal markets. Wheat, corn and barley closed i K unchanged at coilin»" i-i'-iat] !-•' \S '51.H! 1-2 and 1.22 i-2 -oa changed to 5-B lower, May „... „ 'oiling. ' 8 May rye dipped .sharply again in I H the last few minute.-; of trading ,-incl closed out the day 34 cent lower than ish at $2.17 1--I-—2. The cash i-hrapem.-d dollar and Bnlisli I:C:--K |.-i-osr.e.'ts. Olliois stod in await the admini.s'uilion's \v:i!;o policy which tho darkening stiikc !''d the roll it fairly active opening in 1000 to H,Olio-share bl(uk A lilll!' Sllp))0lt final hour and oxtiomo nt;i.': to :i or more! poir Is Jnhii Oovan. 77. negro o clock tMls , toUriSt H0pe lUor.dai hj uesl 07. Govan was reported hil car boas-inn an Indi inj hcert 'he driver being unknown arc Monday, February 4, 1946 HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS sorted | The slroiv-V.'St living thing n Jproporlion to Us size , the beetle, proportionately stiong / tons. / 70 ur- Ul-cont i thy ers , moil today over its inclusion in the site recommended for the United Nations world capital. An estimated one-third of the town of Greenwich lies in Ihe 42 square miles of Conneclicut and Westchester county, N. Y., countryside rated No. 1 by the UNO site inspection committee which returned to London yesterday to report to the general assembly on Ithe proposed location for permanent UNO headquarters. better off without. Kong gets no salary, earns sometimes up to three American dollars a week in tips. "The Americans give me most " be said gravely. "The Chinese hardly ever give me a cent." His uniform is furnished free and Kong treats it as tenderly as a freshman with his first tuxedo He is fanatically clean and scrubs himself twice a day to live up to the prestige of his uniform. He works from 8:30 a. m. to 11 n the kitchen stripping beans. From 11 to 4:30 he stands at the door welcoming customers. He goes home for his rice then and returns and stands door duty from 5 p.m. to midnight. At 13 hours a day he piles up 91 hours in his seven-day week. Kong thinks he is the luckiest boy in Hong Kong and is solemnly grateful and happy. He hopes that f he does well he will someday get • fulltime job in the kitchen like his older brother. But he has no jlans for the future. "I can't read or write," he said, 'and I don't know what I want to lo when I grow up — but if anybody asks me to do anything I will do it." After talking to this fortunate hild — and he fervently feels he s fortunate — you get a new in- ight into the meaning of the old ihrase, "He hasn't got a China- nan's chance." Protests also came from some of the New York Stale communities affected, especially the 200-year-old town pf North Castle, all of whoso 1,000 inhabilanls live in the posed permanent site, but it Todd, 277 — ', 111.; Ed N. Y. 278 — Cisco. Washington, Feb. 4 — (Special) — After weeks of working in day king shifts, the House Appropriations Committee o:-:pot-l.s to bo able to report to the House Monday llio appropriation. 1 : necessary to carry forwaid i-vor.s. harbors' and i'lood coiurol projects during the fiscal year July 1, liMli, n, June lit), 1947, Congressman W. F. Mui roll said today. Included in tin. bi.l v. ill bj lunds to continue coi;.-; L ;-i, .tioii urn ° f tllC ' dulll.S and \"°: ' which deficiency John Rcvolla, Evanslon, Wyoswoski, Scher.cclacly, Lawson Litllo, San Franer e r Uatcsville, Fob. 4 --(,-)>) -- 7i>nV- 'jonclonco county Deputy Sheriff . ••'iwroncc! Johnson reported lodav I Nit Rubort Byler, 34, and his .wife. Lstcr Lee Bylor, 17, both jc.'iaigcd with first degree m the Doc. 4 slayirm County Sheriff J. murder of ly.ard L. Harbor, sur- office hero lust , in Greenwich thai the storm struck hardest. On one side property owners confronted with the prospect of eviction from land that has been in their families for generations protested thai the choice was "uniair and undemocratic." On the olher side was a loss vo- last year, incliidii-.g Blakelv iVtojiitain licst-rvoir, .Nar/ows Hon- orvoir and Bul! Shoals. Tho comn:il u e ,j. I..KI jly will roc- omrncnd appropriation:; sufficient lo carry Line. AioLiniain lo completion and provide ior the near -. lurii iJa.n. In ad- propai-alion plan- compielioii 01 j dition, funds fo I liing for two uc .. Ferry and Lune included, whin- i. levee work by . Ine lower ' ciferous group, among them a rep- rcsenlalion of Greenwich shopkeepers, who declared the choice bestowed a high honor on the community and that tho cries of oppon- ''' IK ' cf.mmi K.e unts reflected selfish interest . ! increased costs Originally, the move to interest "'U. the UNO in tnis region was initialed by a gj-oup of Slamford, Conn., residents who asked Kingsley Gillespie, publisher of the Stamford area then was organized. All opponents were unanimous in - declaring that they were not fight- I Iow current costs. ing the~TJnited Nations Organiza- Considerable delay flock — may bo . U:; lor coi.luiui.'d j i Hiy engineers on •i.pl ai o as:,u. ocl. ; '.:ii:- run int.j the i probioiii. in rnak | apin-opriations ioi- iirti'iocts •wt-io iii.!i.io;":.:.-i.i bejoa-' the war. Figures compiled by the cngi- 11V.X1S . U\'. lilj.; p JJ.UJJL t,..M.j Ut that time were the basis fur con- grossio..ai auiiiOnzalioiis uu'd in consequence, &ro substanlially bo tion, and that they wholeheartedly endorsed the UNO principles. Just what they could do to keep [heir properly from being swallowed up in an international /.one they were not certain. They hoped nowever, that their protesls might cause Ihe General Assembly in London to act in their favor. Civic, social and political orpa- aizations fired a volley of protest cables at the United Nationas Assembly in London. Theme of the messages, said John k. Lockwod, lawyer and resident ?ri«y? c cornr nunity, was thai the UNO committee was "snendini' $100,000,000 more than was neeel- sary in order to be near New York city's night clubs." Lockwood referred to the cost of land in the area. A protest cable bearing nearly 1 000 signatures also was dispatched '"""Greenwich, while churches and World War II veterans in Bedford Villa, N. Y., sent others. presenting . in tnu legislation v,ui...d ue uu by referral of the figures back to the House Flood Controll Committee Jor increases in iiuiaun/.auuns (which are voted prior to appropriations j, but summary action by the Appropriations Committee lo increase the amounts provided be yond UK! figures originally author r/ed might jeopardi/i- tin- items on the House floor, if the point of order v. <_•:•<.> laised iiu:l tin: com inittce ii.ul exceeded i,:. anihoriiy. Coach fiumhil! to Make First Public Appearance at L. R. Little Rock, Ark., Feb. -1— (UP.) — Coach John Barnhill of the University of Arkansas will ninhe his first ' " I'et'dored at his night. Tho Bylcrs had boon objects of one cit the most extensive maii- niints-ever conducted in Ai Kansas •'••Mil posses of state- police, county ; "i'C".-.s. and citi/ens combing the 'tiotintainoiis, wooded torrain of I'-.'ircl county without success A warrant charging firsl dnuro,. mm dor had boon issued for Bvlor "••'mini; liim as Harbor's shyer ;"id chai'Mes of murder also had oeon tilod ai/juriM Esthor Lee By[01-K parents and a sister as al- !<-i'od accomplices. B.ylor i.s accused of having shol Hai-her twice with a shotgun when 'ho sheriff attempted to arrest him on a forgery charge at his, home 1 " f n »» r 'u' al section seven miles west of Melbourne, Ark. Officers did not announce immediately whether the couple would be returned to Ixard county at once or held here for safekeeping. Johnson said the fugitives were accompanied by Byler's uncle appeared at tho jail last night. The deputy said Byler told him: I m tired of hiding out." During the search evidence was ound lo indicate that the couple had lived for a time in a bat cave Ijylor was ronorted seen once hi; wife several limes. A $530 reward 'i.'ift been offered for their capture Besides being charged as an ae- "oniphcc in Harbor's slaying. Mrs uylor also was accused of an -,in- •i'lccf-Msfiil attempt lo shoot Deputy Austin fo;:h, who had acconmanir-rl .no sheriff. Salurdav' i-;:. AMATEUR HOUR Will he Held at the HOPE CITY HALL Thursday, Feb. 7frh 8 o'clock Admission . , Adults 50c Students 25c Children 15c KEEP SAVING USED FATS! Don't foil down on this vital job now. Even though food fats are point-free, our country's supply of industrial fats is still very low. Every bit of used fat you turn in swells the supply ... helps make more soap and other peacetime products! TRAFFIC VICTIM DIES Lonukc. Fob. 4 -f/P>— Andv Hovel Peeks. 51, of Lonoko. died in a Litllo Rock hospital yesterday of in juries suffered w>i<>n he was struck by an automobile on public appearances here Friday night since taking over as the highway 31 near here Friday "Tcr- Razorbacks 1 football coach and rail Aldridgc was arrested' athletic director. charge of reckless driving. on HELP PUT MORE SOAPS IN THE STORES! Any drop in your saving of used fats moans a further drop in the country's fat supply. Keep turning in your used fats and you'll help prevent worse shortages...help put more soaps back in the stores sooner! (You got W for each pound turned in.) Where there's fat there's soap Keep Turning in Used Fats - To Help Moke More Soqp! Page Thret a P< octal ana i ersona Phone 768 Between 9 a. m. and 4 p. m. I 1 * Wliltwortii Social Calendar ! Monday, February 4 Y. W. A. of the First Baplisl church will meet Monday night at U:3l) in a j,, m i meelhij' with the liitcniiediaie Ci.A.'s for its regular monthly business and social mecl- iii«. Supper will be served. Thursday, February 7. The 1'at Cclburne Chapter IJ.A.H, will meet Thursday alternuun at :•«) at the luime of Mrs. II C with Mrs. (Jhas. Locke as associate hostess. Baglcy-Stcadman Marri.ifle Saturday. Miss Wanda l.;aj>ley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Llagley of Hope became the bride of Elden .Steadinan, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Sleaciiiiiin also of Hope, in a quiet ceremony on Saturday afternoon at II o'clock at tne home of the officiating minister Reverend 11. Paul iluldridge. - The bride wore a light blue afternoon dress with black accessories and a corsage of white carnations. She was attended by Mrs. Hoy Warren who wore a light grey with black accessories and a corsage ol pink carnations. Mr. .Hoy Warren .served as best man. 'Ihe couple will make their home in Hope. have relumed from Emporia, Kansas where they attended the funeral of Mr. Dodd's brother, Mr. Clarence M. Oodds. Miss Mickey Boyett has returned from a week end visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Boyett in Conway. Births Mr. and Mrs. Herman A. Talley announce the arrival of a son, Herman Aubrey Talley, Jr., born Sunday, February 3 at Julia Chester hospital. Mrs. Talley will be remembered as Ihc former Miss Lou Cornelius. Hospital Notes • Friends of Mrs. Gordon Kling will be pleased to know she is re ported as doing nicely at Chester hospital. Communiques Julia Mani la- ward L. Mrs. J. -Private First Class Ed- Crane, son of Mr. and Rose Garden Club Met Friday Afternoon. The Hose Garden Club met Friday afternoon at the home ol Mrs. Harry with Mrs. Hult'in While as associate hostess. Mrs. J. C. Carlton opened the meeting with prayer ond Mrs. Thomas iircwslor conducted the business meeting. Mrs. Urcwstcr read most interesting Peace Gardens for HMD, article on Mrs. W the program on Gardening in Pots. Other taking part on the'program were: Mrs. Garrett Story. Mrs. W. It. Bourne and Mrs. W. B. Mason. During the social hour Miss Marylin Shiver and Miss Sarah Lauderbach played a piano duct. Mrs. W. B. Mason placed first in the flower exhibit. The hostesses served delightful refreshments to Hi members and two guests. B. Crane of Route 3, Hope, has reentis'.ed in the Regular Army for three years ond will arrive soon in the States from (he iHh Replacement Depot, located near Manila, for a furlough before reporting for further duly in Europe. Pfc. Crane, arrived overseas in Ihe Philippines in September of last year and was assigned lo Ihe 3346th Quartermaster Truck Company on Luzon. He is authorixcd lo wear the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre ribbon and Ihe Victory ribbon. Sgt. William O. Crane, his brother, also is serving in the Army with a Infantry Unit. Clubs ° Sliover Springs The Shover Springs Home Dem Coming and Going Mr. and Mrs. daughter. Miss M. Cantk-y presented' onslralion Club met January 22nd "•• " at the home of Mrs. Noel Warren with 11 members, one visitor and Miss Wcslbrook present. The meeting was called lo order at 2:00 by the president. Mrs. R. E. Garret. The song of the month "From Greenland's Icy Mountain" was sung. The devotional was given by Mrs. Noel Warren. Roll call was answered with a new years resolution. Minutes of the lasl meeting were read and approved. During Ihe business session Ihc club voted to draw for the club quilt after the meeting it was also decided to have Mrs. M. A. Muck- abee for treasurer. The nutrition leader Mrs. Early McWilliams assisted by Miss Westbrook gave a very interesting demonstration on setting the table and table manners. Mrs. J. G. Allen held the luckv number for the quilt. The hostess served delicious refreshments of cocoa and cookies, llic meeting adjourned by repeating the creed. The next meeting will be with Mrs. R. E. Garrett on landscaping. eiirgi.' llodds and Dorothy Dodd.-i The Doctor Says: By WILLIAM A. O'BRIEN, M.D. Wrltter for NEA Service Local defenses against infections in the upper respiratory tract include the hair, mucus, and cilia, while general resistance 1 factors arc difficult to assay, as immunity following a cold is short and various. The liny hairs or vibrissac located at the entrance of the nasal passages filter out particles of foreign material, while the glands which arc situated throughout the lining membranes of the nose and throat secrete a sticky fluid which covers the surface with a mucous film. There is constant movement of this film from the nose to the throat and as it is renewed approximately every 10 minutes, it is estimated that 75 per cent (if the germs in the air are removed in this manner. The mucous covering also protects the delicate membranccs of the nose from hard particles, as apparently il is next to impossible for bacteria to penetrate tills film and attack the lining membrane unless there is an injury to the nose with exposure of the underlying membrane. The cilia also are a defense against invasion of the respiratory passages by bacteria. When the lining membrane of the nose is examined, the cells are observed to posses microscopic hair-like projections which extend into the nasal cavity. These tiny cilia have a constant wave-like m o t i o n, much like a brec/.e blowing over a field of grain. THROAT THROWS OUT GERMS The cilia also pick up foreign material and bacteria and carry them to the throat where they are expectorated or swallowed. When the material reaches Mie stomach, most of it is destroyed by the digestive juices. In our effort to prevent cold, we should not, interfere with these natural defenses. Nasal sprays, nose drops, gargles, and antiseptics arc cxten sively advertised for prevention of colds. The sale of such preparation is said to run into millions of dollars, in spile of the fact that there is no evidence that any medicine, oil, or antiseptic is of value in preventing colds. WATCH WASHES Although mouth washes, gargles, and antiseptics destroy some germs only a small proportion of the mucous membrane of the nose ami throat can be reached, and while Swims for Love DQRQTHY DIX Double Love Fancies Discharged in the U. S., ex-Gl John Lamoureaux of Fitch- .burg, Mass., couldn't wait to 'reach port aboard the ship which was returning him to his English wife, Veronica, and their infant daughter in Liverpool. He plunged into the icy water five miles off Liverpool and attempted to swim ashore, hoping to spend Christmas with them. Exhausted after swimming two miles, he was picked up and turned over to English immigration authorities. They ordered him deported to the U. S. Ion wartime record in itself) was Uncle Sam's highest powered, lowest paid salesman — the man who sold »!),000,000 persons $157,000,000,000 worth of war and victory bonds. A little less Ted four years ago, When Taken Thruout The Month R. Gamble (the first and middles names arc Theodore Roosevelt, but he never uses them) slipped into Washington without Ihc one blast on the publicity trumpets for a blind date with Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau, Jr. The secretary, scanning reports of the sagging bond sales, noted that Oregon was first and quickly over Ihe top of its quota. "Get this fellow Gamble down IJcar Miss Dix: My husband and I have boon married 18 years. We have Iwo boys, one 14 and one l(i years old. Wo have always boon happy until now. but since my husband has rclurued from the army he has told me thai while ho was away ho met a woman ho believes he thinks more of than ho does of mo. Ho said ho wanted to go back where this woman lives and see which one of us ho cares the most for. Ho did go and stayed a week. But when ho came back ho slill hadn't been able to decide between us. He continues to write to her, but I don't think he has had ;<ny letters from her. Do you think thoro i.s any chance ol! his coming back to mo? A Brokon-Hcartcd Wife Answer: Yes. Thoro is more Ihan a sporting chance that you will gel your wandering husband back, A wife with children holds the winning cards, for many a man who is tired of his wife loves his children and slicks to her because he doe;; not want to break up his homo and. lose them. New Slant on Triangle But apparently the war has produced a now version of the domes-. tic triangle in the man who can't] decide which ho prefers, his wife or his . wife wail patienlly to sec which way his roving fancy is going to jump. For to this column have recently come many letters from returned soldiers, and also from their wives, describing this curious situation. While the men wore overseas, or off in camps, they amused themselves by philandering with strange wo- nion, but svrote their wives affectionate, domestic letters that kept the wives from suspecting anything. But when the husbands returned home, the game was up. They are forced to a decision between the two ladies and they don't know to which one to throw the handker chief. The old wife and tho children make a strong appeal, but the other woman also has her allure, and thcv are lorn between them. And what makes the complication grotesque is that they arc asking the Gates of Heaven—For 'Teensters Dear Dorothy Dix: Wo arc a group of teen-a.'.iers and would like you to answer those questions: We know a girl who is completely lacking in morality, yet she has three boy friends to our one. Does a girl have lo be fast to be popular? Should a girl of l(j go steady with a boy? How can we slop our mothers from nagging? Every .slop we lake, every word we say, everything we do they criticize! We depend upon you to help us. Four Bpbby-Sockcrs Answer: Girls wiio are potters and loose in their conduct nearly always have more men followers than girls who are modest and refined and keep lo a high code of morals. Bul before you envy the wild women just give a thought to 1,'it: kind of boys who prefer them lo clean, decent girls, such as you arc. And, anyway, don't forget that men play around with one type of girls and marry another. And that's what counts. I think a girl of 10 is very foolish when she goes "steady" with a boy. She doesn't know what she wants in a husband any more than she docs what kind of a hat she is going to want two seasons from now, but if she lies herself down Is girl friend, and who expects the and. gels branded as "Tom's girl" .-ifo lo sit on the anxious scat and or "Johnny s girl" she cuts herself • • • off from making any choice. '""-She has to take the lad who has w r ishcd himself on her. A girl should know as many boys as she can and look 'cm all over before she sellles down to one. Of course, mothers shouldn't nag. They should handle their teen-agers more diplomatically. But the reason they do criticize you and advise you is just because they arc so anxious about you. One of the grcatcsl pilies in the world is that mothers and their teen-age children so seldom understand each other. old wives to stand by and be patient while they make up their mind;;. And if thai isn'l a classic example of man's arrogance and woman's Dear Miss Dix: Do you think a man really loves you when he won'l marry you? S. L. Answer: A man may refuse to marry a girl, even when he loves her. because he is not able to support a wife, or because of h's health or because of family objections: bul, for whatever reason he avoids the altar, the result is the same for the girl, and she is foolish if she him Woo-Woo! WOULDN'T this howling mob of 'teen-age Van Johnson fans like to get hold of their idol! But fortunately for the screen star, the station gates were closed against the bobbysoxers when he arrived in Washington to do his bit for the March . of Dimes infantile paralysis campaign. Where Churchill Chats 1-iCr- of backbone I don'I know what! '.vasrtes her lime waiting for j s . ' to change his mind. these preparations fnav be relative-| nLM ' 0 -', 1 Morgenthau said. "If he ly harmless, they have a tendency ou " cl .° thil1 ln . Oregon, maybe he lo paralyze the cila, and them contain substances some of which arc Hopewell The Hopewell Home Demonstration Club met at the home of Mrs Warran S. Barham at 1:30 o'clock January 23. for the purpose of electing new officers: President— Mrs. V.C. Thompson, Vice President—Mrs. T. L. Smith, Secretary—Mrs. Osborn, Reporter—Mrs. E. G. McAdams. Seven members were present. Demonstration was given on selling (he lablc by Miss Wcslbrook. The February meeting will be with Mrs. Warran S. Barham February 27. al 1:30 p.m. Delicious refreshments were served by the hostess after which Ihc club was adjourned. V- fllso A Fine Stomachic Tonic! Lytlla E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound DOES Mom: than just relievo monthly pain when caused by female .'unctionnl monthly disturbances. It nlso relieves \veiik, tired, nervous, cranky feelings— of such clays — when due to thin cause. Pinkham's Compound has a f.oothiir.; effect on one of woman's most important on;iuis. Taken thruout Ihe month — Pinkham's Compound helps build up resistance against such distress. It's also a very effective stomachic tonic. Thousands Upon Thousands of Girls anil Women Helped — There are no opiates in Pinkham's Compound. It's made from Mother Nature's own wholesome roots and herbs plus Vitamin B>. It nn.ps NATUIIK. Thousands upon thousands of women have reported remarkable benefits, I£ l' ou sulrer nlie 'his — wo urge you to (,'ivc Pinkham's Compound a fair and honest trial. Buy it tit, any drugstore. High School 4-H The High School 4-H Club girls held their first meeting of Ihc year in the high school auditorium Thursday, January 24, under the leadership of Miss Cora Lee Westbrook, Home Demonstration Agent. This being the first meeting the girls elected club officers, which are as follows: President, Gwcn- doyln Churchwell, Vice-Prcsident— Wyona Cox. Secretarj—Joyce Fin- chcr, Reporter—Sarah Lou Simmons and song leader—Bertha Biirr. Cards were filled out and demonstrations for this years work. All of the girls were enthused and ready lo start their activities and we are determined to make this a most successful year of club work. irrtiating. It is not wise to put any cine or oil into the nose, even though it may destroy some bacteria, if it interferes with Ihc natural defense. It medicines arc used in the nose, they should gc dissolved in physiological salt solution to avoid possible irritation. In extremely dry calarrhal inflammation, a small amount of oil may be used in the nose, bul these cases are rare. can do it in the nation." Gamble came and did. He went p back lo Oregon the oilier day. He modi-1' e1 ' 1 '•''-'hind a couple of truckloads of verbal bouquets from the men ,vho really know a job well done. Gamble protested they didn't bc- ong to him. lie also loll behind, several lush offers from the movie ndustry. He took along the lour $1 annual checks which were his salary. Library Notes VEGETABLE COMPOUND Spring Hill The Spring Hill Jr. 4-H Club met January 24th in the sixth grade room at Spring Hill School. Officers were elected as follows: President-—Leonard Fant. Vice-Prcsident —Bobby Ward, Secretary—Inez Tur iiiige, Reporter-—Evelyn Anderson. Oliver L. Adams. County Agent and Cora Lee Weslbrook, Home Demonstration Agenl, announced there would be a county wide officers training school February '20th in Mope and urged officers lo attend. It was also announced there would be a state 4-H Camp in Fay- elleville first week in August. Club members filled out cards iind re-enrolled in demonstrations for the year. Circulation Report An increase of 5,105 in Ihe Hempstead County Library's total book circulation was reported by Miss Elsie Wciscnberger, Librarian, who said in her annual report that 75,302 books were circulated durinfj 1945. Total circulation for 1944 was 70,197. Annual circulation figures were broken down as follow: Hope - Headquarters library— 26.183 Blcviiis Branch Library—20,492 Washington Branch Library—G, 807 Fulton Branch Librarj—6,250 Schools—8,587 Stations—(DcAnn, Oxan, McNabi 5,474 Colored schools—1,509 The Hempstead County Library has a lotal collection of 8832 books. 832 new books were added in 1945. The county library has 1514 registered adult borrowers, 929 ju- cnilc borrowers, a lotal of 2443. There are 23 white and colored schools districts in the county and 21 schools districts have been served. No. of references question asked —2.686 No. of volumes borrowed for inter-library loan—122 o Not in all the heterogeneous mass of wartime Washington humanity was there another government official like Ted Gamble. The 39-year-old owner of a chin of Oregon movies was about the quietest, most Linpretentious, pleasant salesman 1 ever talked to. To hear him tell it, war bonds just sold themselves, or if they didn't then the credit was all due to the war advertising council, or the movie stars, or the radio hawkers, or the thousand-and-one agencies lhal did gratis over-the-counter business in bonds and stamps. It never seemed to occur to him at all that the director of the Wai- Finance Division, which he was, had a thing to do with it. There wasn't anybody who knew more about the complex bond campaign Ihan Gamble did, because he listened to everybody v\'ho had even Ihc slightest contribution to make to Hie job he had been assigned. Ted has gone hojnc lo his the- alcrs, his family and his friends. The real reason he turned down those Hollywood offers is that he has five brothers gelling oul of the service and he wants lo see them started again in civilian life on the right foot. There has been much inside Treasury talk that he may be offered Ihe job of undersecretary. Friends think that if he were urged by Secretary Vinson or the president he would take it. if he's even half willing, it would be a shame We, the Women By RUTH M1LLETT NEA STaff Writer A Dartmouth professor recently indicated that butter comes before books. He said, "yes," to a married student who asKcd: "Can I be excused from class for a few minutes'.' I've just heard they have butler down Ihe street." Apparently he didn't even detain the student the lecture, it's probably because he is trying to remember what he is supposed to take back to his traiier home for dinner, or because he is wondereing if he and his wife are going to be able to pay all the bills out of the Army's $90 a month. o Arkansas Veterans Returning to U. S, Arkansas servicemen reaching Extreme simplicity marks the living room in the Miami Beach, Fla., home of Col. Frank W. Clarke, where Winston Churchill is spending his six-week vacation. Care was taken to have plenty of ashtrays around for the famous Churchillian cigars. enough to correct his gram-1 NOW York on the steamship Dade Tuesday: Smith, Warren R., Pfc., Hot Springs. Gantl, Nicholas J., Sgt., Magnolia. Robinson, William L., Cpl., El Dorado Washington By JACK STINNETT Washington •— The four years after Pearl Harbor saw more new faces in Washington than any similar period in the capital's history. Many of them are gone. A lot of them departed in a sometimes deserved, oflen undeserved hail of political or personal brickbats. One man who saw it through without ever having his oars batted back (and that's a Washing- r MadoTme Judas? Questions and Answers Q—What is proposed lo make Ihe Panama Canal safer from bombing? A—Culling il to soil level so passage would not depend on locks, which can be bombed easily. The Sue/. Canal is a sea-level wa- | tcrway. C,)—If a new state were admitted to the Union, would a star be added to the flag? A—Yes, on the following July 4. Q—Whore is Mount Eisenhower? A—In Canada. It's a 9000-foot mountain between Lake Louise and Banff, and was called Castle Mountain prior to World War II. Q—Mow old was Bob Fit/sim- jrum.s when he won the heavyweight title from Jim Corbetl al Carson City. Nov. A—35. three years older than the current champion, Joe Louis. Fight took place on St. Patrick's Day in 1807. YOU NEED MORE THAN FIVE FINGERS to relieve dry-srul;j itrhing. You need the u-ul help of MoruHnc Hair Tunic. It aids mitumi oils; lu'ljjji lu remove d-tndrufT flakes. JVIOROI.INE HAIR TONIC mur. But he may be starting a dangerous precedent. The peace and quiet of Ihe classroom is likely from now on to be broken into by an announcement that a local store has nylons on sale. And word thai there is an apartment available would empty a classroom of its married students. News that a store had received a shipment of men's white shirls or shorts would certainly leave a professor having a purely feminine audience. But even so, the professor is probably right in realizing the importance of butter over books. Time was when a college student only, had Iwo things on his mind —having a good time and learning enough lo puss his final exams. HAS HIS WORRIES Now, as likely as not if he is a married veteran, he has at. many worries as a suburban commuter. If he sleeps through his B o'clock, it is more likely to be because Junior kept him awake all night than that he was out drinking with the boys. And if his mind wanders from Reaching Now York, on the George Chamberlain Wednesday: Whillcn, Clarence, T-4, Route 2, Gurdon . Suton, C. L., Pvt., Rt. 1. Hot Springs. Due in San Francisco on the Langfitto Sunday: Brown, Percy J., Capt., 148 Glade street, Hot Springs. Marker, Thomas A., T-3, Texar- 421 Rigsby, Oscar L., S-Sgt., South avenue, Hot Springs. Whately, Eidridge J., S-Sgt. South Flcnniken, El Dorado. Williams, Vernon A, S-Sgl., Gurdon. 205 Due in New York on the Willes- ley Victory at an undetermined date: \vilson, den Wallace O, T-Sgt, Cam- to let a public servant Gamble escape into try. Population of the American like Ted i colonies! doubled in 25 years, al- private indus-1 though their death rale was much 'higher Ihan Ihc current one. DOROTHY STALEY The Story: Phillipn tries lo strike Dm with her riding crop bul Fletch knocks il out of her hand. The blow sends Phillipa reeling. Frank, a farm-hand, has watched the scene from a window. Miss Jenny confides to Naiui that she is worried about Betsy's running around with Pen Downos. Pictured in a Berlin jail cell after her recent capture is •Helene Schwarzel, long sought as the woman through whose treachery Dr. Karl Goerdeler, former mayor of Leipzig, was seized and executed by the Gestapo. The 44-year-old woman is said to have received a check for a million marks from Hitler. VII Betsy came in shortly after '.'> o'clock. Betsy and 1 have tho rooms upstair.-: on the dining room side of tho house. They face the rock gardens, and wore once tho nursery suite. They arc pleasant room:-. cool in summer and cheery in win- tor with their open fires. "There- is a bathroom between Betsy's room which i.s in tho back, and my rouin: and the small room in Me froiil of the house, which used lo be the schoolroom, lo now an upstair.- .s.i- ling room. 1 heard Betsy come into her own room. She came to the bathroom door anil called "Nana?" a-jid 1 answered. "Hero, Betsy. I Conic in." Tho boat had turned her hair into a hundred ringlets and in the flut-heeled .shoes and the peasant .skirl and blouse she was wearing, she looked like u little girl. "Where is over.\ body?" she a .ik- ed. "This house is as empty as a parking lot." Thoro was a curiously suppressed excitement about Betsy thai annoyed me. "This house has been just about as empty ns Grand Central Station today." 1 snapped. "People have been cumin;. 1 , and going at ail hours, and always in a hurry, and life here ha the raw." Bclsy dropped down on the sock al my feet. "I'm sorry. nu," she said. "I forgot f minute about r'hillipa. Ha.j brought t'.ie boy:, back?" "Of course noi." I an.sw "You !\;iow Pliiliipa mcan.s she sa\s. Fletcher has boon looking for tin-in all day." 1 added quielly, '1 thought muybo you were Copyright, 1946, NEA Service, Inc.- helping him since you weren't with your mother." It was lakin.u unfair advantage. Her face clouded. "I'm afraid 1 was selfish today, Nana. 1 had tho whole day with Pen." Tho cloud was gone and there was nothing but radiance in her face now. ] She got up and stretched hor arms high above her head. "Oh. Nana. j wo had the most marvelous day. : i sal in the studio while Pen painted. It was so hard for him, Nana. j Ihis coming back. He is trying to : break away from thoi-o horrible war paintings and to go back to the things bo did before liio war. and it I'm there, it is s-> much easier for : him. He says I'm like the quiet ; of sunlight on a placid lake. He | needs only to look up and sec me sitting there to feel rested: to for; get the horror that ho lived with i so long." i 1 thought. "Well, Pen Downos, ' you know the proper approach. don't you?" ' That was typical of iho man. He | know the proper approach for any '-. typo of woman. To Betsy ho was just another sick kitlon lo be yearned over and comforted. "He was so much belter today. i Nana." Her eyes glowed. "Nana. ho even played for me. Brahms. 1 II was wonderful." I know Pen Downes was almost as good a musician as he was a painter. "li was llie tirsl lime. Nana. he has been able to touch a piano. Ho eorkln't bear to go near one. I've done that for him. Nana." Na- 1 had hoard it said a girl coukl- boen pretty much in j n't go wrong on Bitch. 1 hoped at I that moment thai the same hold for Brahms. "What about Travel's'.'" 1 said. "Who is going lo help him lorgr-t snino ol the horrors ho has sL-cnV" "Oh, Travcrs." she dismissed with a shrug, and I fell sick. Trav- ors Dick had boon prelly important j out good reason." tti Bclsy; now she could cover her i That. was. as Fletch would feelings toward him with a shrug, ! "hilling below the bolt." '• - - j t.Tu bt coiilinutd) The throe of thorn, Fletch Trav- ors and Betsy, had been an inseparable trio for years. When Bclsy was small and tagged after them, Travcrs had tolerated her with a ood-nalured amusement because she was Flelch's sister, and Flelch liked Betsy lagging along. But along about when Betsy was 16, it was Fletch who tolerated her with good nature; il was Travel's Who insisted that she tag a long. Travcrs had taught her to ski and play tennis and drive a car. Ho had crit icizod her clothes and chocked on her companions, and if he failed to, she consulted him. He was almost finished medical school when the war started. He spent his internship in the Naval Hospital in Philadelphia and then had boon assigned lo Ihe Pacific area. Now he was back in Portsmouth. Bclsy said. "Travel's doesn't need any one, Ho is completely self- sufficient." 1 couldn't, quite see Travel's being self-sufficient, unless you can consider an affectionate setter as being self-sufficient. "And," continued Betsy, "Pen loves mo." 1 said. "So does Travel's." She looked at me almost with disgust. "So docs Flelch." she I said. "Vou don't marry someone I whom you've known all your life like a brother." "Vour molhcr d.id," I retorted. "Rut Pen needs mo. Nana." "Where, Betsy," 1 asked, "is his wife through this period of readjustment." She said briefly, "Connecticut." She uclded defensively. "I don't know why you ask. She doesn't \ care anything about Pen." 1 said, "1 wonder why. Ho is :> completely fascinating man, and ] she cared enough to marry him. 1 i should think she wouldn't want to | leave him—alone. You wouldn't, i would you. Betsy'.' That is. with- BasketbaH Results By the Associated Press East Navy 62; Columbia Univ 41. Dartmouth -JO; Pricetnon 33. Temple 41',; West Virginia 42. Cornell 70; Pennsylvania 5u. Yale C7; Army 40. Uniy of Maryland 48; George Washington U 35. Long Island U 57; U. S. Merchant Marine Academy 53. Pcnn State 48 Pilsburgh 37. Harvard G7; Tufts 03. Little Creek 33; William and Mary 24. Holy Cross 57; Brown 51. Colgate 62; Sampson Naval Contor 01. .Tuniiita 57; Carnegie Tech 47. Middle West Wentworth 43; Graccland (Lamoni, hi) 42. Emporia State 54; St. Benedict's 28. Wichita 56: Drae University 42. Illinois Wcslcyan 47; Concordia (St.. Louis) 45. Diury 51; "Tario SO. Missouri Valley 45; Culver-Sloe- ton 28 Baur 00; College of Emporia 51 i Two overtimes i Northwestern 50: Notre Dame 55. Olahoma A. M. (iO; Washington U. (St. Louis.i 35. Crcighton 44; South Daota Stale 41 Grinnell 47; Iowa Woslcyan 20 . Loyola i Chicago) 41: Illinois In- stiluto of Technology 35. Southwest Missouri Teachers 45; Missouri Schol of Mines ,'M. Detroit 3. r i; Marquotte 27. Univ of Olahoma 44: Iowa Slate 43. Tulsa 35; St. Louis 7. 32. Dopaul 52; Indiana State Teachers 42. Iowa (i'i; Chicago .SO. Wisconsin 5!!; Michigan 57. Murray (Kyi Teachers 40; Southeast Missouri Slate 42. Rochurst 31; Kansas State 2o Purdue 05; Minm-.s;ita 40. Ohio University 04; Ohio Woslcy- an 43. Obcrlin (J2; Wostor 41. Far West Uni of Arix.ona 75: Now Mexico Univ 42. Brigham Young Univ 57; Wyoming 51. Cojorado 70; Denver 50. Fort Warren 55 ;Cu!orado College 34. Utah ;j-i; Utah Stale HI. hl.ti-.o , r ;7; Washington Stale -Hi. Univ of Oregon Uii; Univ ol Washington 55. Montana State u-": Montana 57. Univ ol San Francisco 49; Stanord HO. South Mississipi 01; Miss College 41. Texas 71; Rice 46. Baylor 55; Texas Christian 40. Southeastern State (Okla) 27; East Central State (Okla.) 22. Georgetown College 66; Centre College 45. Florida 05; Georgia 5: • Citadel 41; Davidson 39. Aransas 74;. Southern Methodist 46. " ' Central State (Okla) 29: Northwestern Slate (Okla.) 27. Tulane 56; Auburn 48. Fort Benning (Ga) 34; Univ 'of Tonessec 32. Kcntucy 59: Michigan State 51. Georgia Tech 55; South Carolina 45. Duke 56; NC Stale 33. North Carolina 61; Sam Houston 32. Texas A. Stale 34. M, 44; Sam Houston Social Situations THE SITUATION: You are a young man who has always given your mother candy or flowers.on Valetinc's Day — but this year you are married and will, 'of course, be giving your wife "a Valentino remembrance. • WRONG WAY: Stop remembering your mother on Valetine's Day now that you have a wife. RIGHT WAY: Remember both women with a gift however small. o The dragonfly moves its wings 6,000 times a minute. If your nose ever fills up with stuffy tran-« slcnt congestion — next time put a little Va-tro-nol in each nostril. Quickly congestion is relieved, breathing is easier. Va-tro-nol works right where troubla is to relieve distress of head colds. Follow directions iu the package, ¥!€K§ VA TRO-NOL Edward S. Morris Representing the METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY Life and Personal Accident np.d Health Insurance 418 S. Elm Telephone 32 say. STOP THAT COLD te9 K Vcif fi G B BffTi H \mt\af tat t*S t « • Your doctor can prescribe treatment which will minimize or eliminate them entirely. When our pharmacists fill your prescription, you can rest as sured that only the BEST of drugs are used in the EXACT proportions ordered by you, r doctor. Phone 600 'Lei Us Fiii Your Prescription' Crescent Drug Store Frank Douglas,, Prop. 325 $. Main

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