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™S^;^^SSSi{S£W$$Ji?*SMSS'eii>»f^8R^^ »*• llti- HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Thursday. Mardi 7, 1946* Manages to Keep It's Economic and Financial Stability By DEWITT MACKENZIE AP World Traveler Bern, March 7 — This snug jitt'.c Switzerland, whose territory for the most part stands on edge and towers into the clouds in the form Of the Alps, is one of the few countries of Europe having economic and financial stability in these hard postwar days. That's an amazing circumstance, because Switzerland is tho center of .the continental chaos produced! by the Hitlerian conflict. Of course, i this givesi rise to- the remark that j the cpithtry's relative, prosperity is i the *^*ard of neutrality, but while ! — ~ there's some truth in that observa-! „««, n»r, tion it doesn't afford a full explann-' ost u Hope Star Slur of Hope 1897; Prott 1927, Consolidated January 18, 1929 Published every weekday nfternoon by Star Publishing Co., Inc. (C. E. Palmer and Alex. H. Woshburn) ct the Star building 212-214 South Walnut Street, Hope, Ark. C. E. PALMER President ALEX. H. WASHBURN Editor and Publisher tlpn. The war was a long way from j being\a" period of sunshine and; flowers for the Swiss, and mainten-, ance of economic stability in the midst, of the present disorganization is like juggling on a tightrope. Neutrality has helped, but think we find the roots -of success running deeper than that. Thrift, honesty a high moral code and national unity are what have kept the Swiss on their feet. A good illustratioli of this is seen in the fact that there has been virtually no black market. The Swiss don't hold with'making profit out of the distress v of . their, fellows. They believe rather in joint effort and mutual Assistance, as witness the cooperation < between capital and labor, and the active participation of the whole country in making the 'rationing system work. •So things are looking bright in this land where there are few rich and few really poor, but /where ybdeling on; a mountain peak Act of March 3, 1S97. class matter at the Arkansas, under the (AP)—Means Associated Press, (NEA)—Means Newspaper Enterprise Association. Subscription Rates: (Always Payable in Adv'ance): By city carrier per week 15c Hompstead, Nevada, Howard, Miller and Lafayette counties, $3.50 per year; elsewhere So.50. Member ot The Associated Press: The Associated Press is exclusively entitled tc the use for republication of. all news dis- j s norts patches credited to it or not otherwise 1 " 1 % r .. ' . T credited in this paper and also the local I •* " L u • lews published heiein. this to keep the home fires burning, the Swiss have other useful interests. Nature took most of Ihe farmlands to build her mountains. but still the natives yodel and work all the available ground. Uairving is the main agricultural pursuit. Wine is a valuable product. Insurance business of all kinds is highly developed. So is banking, for Switzerland has money, tie in;. 1 , thus blessed, she is grantfng credits abroad despite the fact that some exports are pessimist about the political and e.eonoinic situations in surrounding countries. The Swiss bankers favor this because ii (gives them a chance to put their i cash to work. However, the biggest single asset rests in those Alps. Switzerland long has been the winter playground of, Europe, and it lias equal attractions for summer vaca- tionists. Before the win- tourists gladly contributed §100.000.000 annually to the country's coffers, and the Swiss now are making biv' plans not only to reclaim uul lo increase this lucrative business. Germans spent the most money! here, and now that their trade is i lost the Swiss are looking to the; western hemisphere for visitors. A • .lot of Uncle Sam's soldiers in this, part of the world have had an ;>p- 'portunity to visit Switzerland : About 200.000 already have had a j look at some of the globe's most < magnificent scenery. and more; than a few have engaged in winter i icumslancc, his lot politically was cast with former Oov. Homer M. 'Adkins even before the latter was ; elected chief executive in 103(5. ; If Adkins had been successful in jhis IfM-t Senate campaign, Barry ; would have been certain of reap- piMiitmenl. but the election of Son- ator ,1. W. Fulbright meant that lheie would be a new district at- ton-.ey in the Western part of the .-stale sonn after February 2,1, 1946, when liarry's term was up. l\. S .Wilson of Van Huron, choice of Senators John L. McClellan and Fulbnr.h; to succeed Barry, not only w;is a Kulbriiiht supporter, but also was active in behalf of Carl K. Bailey in his campaigns for governor. His appointment by Presi- ent Truman is a foregone conclusion since both senators have joined in 'he recommendalion. This means thai Governor Laney will have to look around for some one to take over Wilson's present duties as chief attorney for the stale Reve- !iue Department. Notional Advertising Representative — Arkansas Dailies. Inc.; Memphis Term., iterick Building; Chicago, 400 Noilh Michigan Avenue; New York City, 292 Madison Ave.; Detroit, Mich., 2842 W. Grand Blvd.; Oklahoma City, 314 Terminal Bldg.; New Orleans, 722 Union St. anon). The country is mainly dependent on imports, including part of its food. before "breakfast is the prerogative I The hard-working Swiss do the of all classes. This well-being is a j economic hat trick by the simple sort of Alice-.in Wonderland affair Switzerland is comparatively wealthy and yet'about is only natural resource is -waterpower. (Here ,Mrs. Mack interrupts me to call attention to the magnificent Alpine peaks. . which are visible from our- hotel windows, and I'm reminded Tto : include the Alps <as "resburces" — of which more expedient of importing raw materials, fabricating them and exporting enough of the finished products to maintain favorable trade balances abroad under normal circumstances. Many of their exports are precision instruments like watches, for which they've long been famous. There we have the backlog. With Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Anderson :" v -Announces the Opening SATURDAY, March 9 ..-. i _ ^ >. * Grocery & Florists ."5th and Hervey Streets STAPLE and FANCY GROCERIES Home Garden Flowers and Pot Plants S. army has been shipping in rations of coal and food to compensate for these military tourists, because the country of both those necessities. o — IS Capitol Talk Washington, March 7 — After i Lots of (Officer) Volunteers ! An indication of the need for extensive revamping of the Army's <:a;'te system is found in a War Department statement that 7!>,5!!8 applications have come from temporary officers for appointment to the Regular Army in any one of the first tour officer grades, while the Ann;,' is hard put to meet enlistment quotas which were optimistically expected to obviate need for further extension of the draft. The officer volunteer total is sub- ii-cl to upward revision, for the .March 1 deadline found the depart- short i ment so swamped it has not yet processed all the applications received. Under Public Law 281. enacted December 2H. the president is authorized to bring, the commissioned i strength of the Regular Army, j which now stands at 1(3,000 officers, I tip to 25.000 within eight months. iThus. Chinese Bombarded by French Ships i Chungking. Thursday, March 71 —(,-Ti— A Central News dispatch | s;iid today that five Kronch \var- j ships bombarded Chineso troops at ; Haiphong, indo-China yesterday, and both sides suffered casualties j in a hot but brief exchange. | The dispatch said the Frcnr-h at- , tompled to land at the northern j poll, which Chinese forces had! been occupying and which the j French are supposed to cake over I Under an agreement announced Feb. 28. i The fighting continued iinlil no when the warships withdrew Jeav- i ing huge fires ronring ,1'nini a j blasted ammunition dump, the clis- I patch said. I It blamed the fighting on "tech-j nical difficulties," 'connected with j the transfer of the port to French i control. This account said the difficulties arose at the last minute, and it was decided to delay the transfer until today. Meanwhile, an investigation was under way. Under the Sino-French agreement. China promised to pull her occupation forces out of Haiphong and the. rest of northern French Indo-China by March 3). They entered Indo-China originally to accept the surrender of Japanese troops. The treaty also provides that Chinese goods will be exempt from French customs at Haiphong and China flnd France will operate the railway which links the port with Kunming in southwestern China. There has been considerable friction between the French and Chinese over the tatter's occupation of northern Indo-China, The agreement was announced simulatneously with the signing of a new treaty by which France renounced her extraterritorial rights in China. We, the Women brides; women arms, you By RUTH MILLETT NEA Staff Writer Look, you foreign war If you waiit American to welcome you with open be careful about the way word your "first impressions."" Consider the case of the British bride recently photograhped and interviewed by a New York newspaper. She made a couple of mistakes. Of American women's hats the move honest than tactful Brl itisher exclaimed: "They said our orientation course .abroad | that American women are the | smartest in the world. Then how | can they wear those things'. 1 " ! That kind of spoken reaction is i dynamite. American women have i to put up with cracks like that about their headgears from their : men. But, ladies of foreign lands, they aren't going to take such ; sniping from you. The same bride made another error in diplomacy. Said she when shown a model kitchen: "I think it's wonderful, but will I not become terribly la/.y with dishwashers and things to work for me?" That Is the kind of talk American women don't care about having their men hear. After all, it's going to be hard enough for Mrs. America to sell her man on the idea of buying her all the latest household gadgets,' without having anyone put in his mind the idea that such helps will make his little woman lazy, NO TROJAN-HORSES, PLEASE Plenty of men who wouldn't dream of having anything but the best labor-saving equipment on their farms or in their offices! and shops are hard to sell on the | idea that tho dishwashing for a i family of six ought to be done electrically. American women campaigning hard to get their kitchens as labor-saving as possible don't care for this Trojan- Horse business. So foregin brides had better be cautious about their comments on American women and their ways. Besides, in not lime at all they, too, will be wearing silly hats and , longing for electric dishwashers. ! n I And then their husbands may reship j m ind thorn of how they felt about such things svhcn they first landed in America. o The richest woman in the United States and probably inlhe world is Hetty Sylvia Howland Green Wilks, daughter of Holly Green, Wall street tycoon of the nineties. Mrs. Wilks has more money than Doris Uukc and Barbara Hulton combined. UNCLE SAM COLLECTS Stamford, Conn., March (i — (/ft— Sometimes it takes a long while but an army paymaster always catches up with a mistake. S-Sgt. San) Ncale. on recruiting duty here, has received'a request from the U. S. Army that he forthwith remit $2.OR — for overpay he received in Newfoundland — five years ago. Do You Fee! NERVOUS A WITCH' On "CERTAIN DAYS" of the month? Do fcmnle functional monthly dls- ttlrbrmces make you feel restless, nervous, perhaps crnnky and a bll blue—nt such times? Then try famous Lydla E. Pltlk- ham's Vegetable Compound to relieve such symptoms. Plnkhnm'i Compound DOES MORE thiin relieve such monthly crumps, headache, backache. It also relieves accompanying weak, tired, nervous feelings—of this natxire. Taken throughout the month — this great medicine helps build up resistance against such distress. Also n flue stomachic tonlcl LYDIA E. PINKHAM'S -,-,., --- ........ onlv a small percentage of many weeks of urging by Congress-; the applicants will be selected, man Brooks Hays, the House Rules | i n respor.se to an inquiry from Committee has at last given clear-i Senator Fulbright, Ad.i. Gen. Ed- ance to the Hays bill to make j W ard F. Witsell clarified the pro- |Ci.-cuire which the' Army will follow in this selection process. He wrote: "The procedure for bringing wartime officers into the Regular Army has been devised to select officers on purely merit basis. This system has been developed by various War Department agencies after 2 1-2 years of exhaustive study to insure the impartial sclec- | tio.i of the most qualuiecl wartime officers. ! "The selection will be made from the World War II record of the officer; from recommendations of the officer's immediate and former commanders: from a standardized, controled Interview Board of senior officers; and by a self-ap- ur;ii~al ot personality and characteristics which have been cloterm- to be significant for the prediction of officer success. These will present the applicant's past; present and future value to the Army and will be Ihe sole determination of his eligibility for selection." available to veterans all lands which Ihe Department of Agriculture owns and is prepared to offer for public sale under congressional mandate. Already thousands of acres of Farm Security Administration holdings have been disposed of, but the desirable farm tracts still to be sold are worth saving i'or returning service men. officials agree. It is probable that the bill will be called up soon after the housing battle is concluded. As Predicted correspondent's Just This correspondent's prediction in January that Arkansas's sen- ; ators would not delay their recnm- I mendation for appointment of a I United States attorney in the West- • ern Arkansas District after cxpira-1 ined tion of the incumbent's term has materialized into fact. And incumbent C. R. Barry of Fort Smith should be the least surprised man in the state, for he had no .reason to expect retention. Whether by choice or through cir- C.OL.D PREPARATIONS Liquid — Tablets -fj Salve — Nose Drops Has satisfied millions for years. Caution • Uco'only a: d.rt-.!cJ tat-. For a Flattering Spring The kind of dresses that their way through Spring ... so fresh ... so young . . fairly sing . . so cool , so becoming. Cute as you can find. Checks, solids and floral prints in soft sentimental Spring shades. See these beautiful dresses in the following materials. Silks * Eyelets Pique Jerseys * Bemberg Sheers Huge Gain in Road Fund Little Rock. March 7 — End of February found the net receipts of tho State Highway Fund for the current, bond year, which ends this month., $45.000 more than the net credited to the fund in 1941-42, when revenues were the largest on rcc ord. ••'.< While-'the net, $14,665,000, \vsty running ahead of the record year's $14,620,000 the gross receipts, $16,390,000, were somewhat behind Ihe 1941-42 gross, $16.500,000; and il is quite generally agreed that the gto.v.s would have gone far ahead of the 1941-42 total if the General Motors strike had not kept thousands of new cars off Arkansas highways. The accumulated net highway revenues are $2,563,000 more than they were a year ago. .; February gross collections, $2,157,860 were greatly in excess of last year's Feoruary total, $1,479,000, and also ahead of February 1941-42, but his could be attributed in part to collection of more automobile license fees than in the prior years. Gasoline lax collections last month were $1,162,286. Oamn Robinson's New PRO Li. Col. Leo Murphy, formerly of Junction City, Ark., is the new public relations officer for Camp Robinson. After four years' overseas duty in Africa, India and China, Colonel Murphy returned to Ibis country and was assigned to the Infantry Replacement Training Center at Camp Robinson. The camp commander ,Col. Grover C. Graham, w;.'s looking for a new P.RO. and he lost no time requisitioning Colonel Murphy for the place. j o Questions and Answers Q—What is "printed" wire? A—A ciicuit made by a "silver ink" solution of fine silver or silver oxide painted on a surface by a roller and sctncil. It was used in making the proximity fuse. Q—Are there any independent nations in Africa? A—Only Liberia is absolutel> independent. It's the Tennessee .•size country formed by freec .slaves from (he U. S. Q—Was Japan a big U. S. cus tomer before the war? A—Yes. Japan purchased 55 pei con! ol our Kar East exports. Q—When arc the last of the Gcinii.n.s POWs to be shipped home from the United Stales? A—Bv July 1. Originally there weie 400,000 here. Q—About how popular is whole vi>.eat bread? A—Only one-half of 1 per cent i of the flour industry is devoted to whole wheat bread. Sizes 11 to 52 Owen's Depl. Store ||N NfXT POOR TO THS POSTOFFICE PHONE 781 BACKACHE;: LEG PAINS MAY DANGER SIGN Of Tired Kidneys If backache and leg pains are mnkineyou m i.-crablo. don't just complain and do nothing uWitliium. Nature may be warning you that }nur kidneys need attention. 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A nice selection of beautiful fabrics you can select just the patterns and colors you want. For a smart and flattering . . . "sew your own." SMART WOOLENS You'll love these spring woolens. They are smart and just the thing for now and later wear. You'll find light weights in tDright new spring shades. Plaids, Checks, Stripes, Solid colors. They are 54 inches wide. Shop our notions department to fill your sewing needs. Butrerick and Simplicity Patterns. PRINTED RAYONS Rayons in pastels and florals. Ideal for that new Spring or Summer dress. 59c to 9gc yd. 'ARALAC' FABRICS A lovely new fabric that you will really like. Solid and pastel shades. 54 inches wide. 1.98yd. Eyelet Piques, Embroidery pique jjri white. Eyelet embroidery beautiful pastel shades. 2-48 - 3,98 yd. Stripe Sheer Voile Sheer vojle in beautiful assorted color stripes. You'll want a new dress from one of these patterns. 1.98yd. Eyelet in WE GIVE AND REDEEM EAGLE STAMPS Geo. W. Robison 6* Co. Hope Nashville March 7, 1946 Social and P an Phone V68 Between i Social Calendar Thursday, March 7. The I'm Clebumo Chapter U.D C thi' horn'; 1 ' Tlu "' ;itl "- v i'H.V'iooii '"i Mrs. Pin Casey''a.Vns.Wiate'hVsl! Hope Chnplor 32(1 O.K.S. will hod its rojuilar meeting at Ihe Mrtsomulllall at 7:HO Thursday eve- FHday, March 8. The Friday Music Club will moot rJi y ( -',\y"'"« al 7::il) :lt lll( ' ''"me of Mrs. Dick Waikins on K.-isl Second street. The W.S.C.S. of the First Methodist church will .sponsor "Work! JJay of Prayer" from two until three i) clock Friday afternoon at Ihe hirst Methodist church. All denominations are Invited lo attend this prayer service. Monday Mnrch 11. The circles of the First. Prcsbv- lerian Auxiliary will meet Monda'v afternoon at 2:30 at the following places: Circle No. 1 at (he home of Mrs Leo Robins. Circle No. '2 at the home of Mrs Tom McLarty Circle No. 3 at the home of Mrs. A. E. Stoncquisl. crsona I 9 a. m. and 4 p. m, The Business Women's circle w'ill meet at 7::«) at the home of Mrs Evelyn Murhpy on South Hervey slrnol street. Elmore-Pierce Engagement Announced. Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Elmore of this city announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Witts Monte/. Elmore to Mr. Arlie Pierce, Jr.. son of Mr. and Mrs. Arile Pierce Sr • of Little Hock. Arkansas. , The wedding will take place at four o'clock Friday afternoon, March 8th at the home of the brides grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. B Fort in Little Rock. Coming and Going .Mrs. R. L. Gosnell, Mrs. Leo Robins and Mrs. K. o. Wingfield spent Wednesday in Hot Springs. Mrs Mack Duffio and Mrs. W. Q Warren were Wednesday visitors in Texnrkana. Births Mr. and Mrs. Paul M. Kesner of Glcndola, California announce Hubba • Hubba • Hubba! COMING SUNDAY "STORK CLUB" N O W ^" "RADIO STARS ON PARADE" Friday - Saturday You'll want to Paddle . 3 rotect. . . and Pet her Judy Clark — in —"THE KID SISTER" — with — ROGER PRYOR Doors Open Sat. 9:45 NGUJ N O W "Falcon in Frisco" Friday - Saturday Hop-A-Long Cassidy — in — "EAGLES BROOD" _ PiUS — Royal Mounted » Chapter 9 Plenty of Money und You Cartoon , COMING SUNDAY . . ROY ROGERS 'Along the Navajo Trail" Hopewell The Hopewell Homo Dcmonstra- -ion Club met at tho home of Mrs. loo 13. Woods at 1:30 o'clock February 27, 1940, with seven members and three visitors present. The meeting was called to order by the president. Old and New Business was discussed and "Home - Sweet Home" was sung by the Club mem- aers. A demonstration on decorative stitches and finishes for clothing was given by- Miss Westbrook. For the March meeting each member is to bring a picture or idea for making curtains and bedspreads. At each meeting, the members gives a dime to tho treasure and draw for gift. The person drawing the name which has prize written on-it, gels the gift. A report on the officers meeting at the City Hall, was given by Mrs. T.L. Smith. A kitchen shower was given for Mrs. V. C. Thompson recently married. She received manv nice and useful gifts. Next meeting will be with Mrs S. D. Cook, March 27, 104G at 1:30 p.m. Delicious refreshments wore served by the hostess after which the '""ub was adjourned. the arrival of n son, Michael Morns, Ijon, Tuesday March 5 at Cov- I hospital there. World Day of Prayer to Be Observed in Hope Friday 2 P. M. The World Day of Prayer will bo ) bsorvcd at the First Methodist church Friday afternoon from 2 until 3 o'clock, All denominations i are invited to atlend this special I service. j A special program of music has been arranged and a special offering will be taken. The offering will be used by the International Council of Christian Women for the translation and distribution of phamplels throughout the world. You arc urged lo altend this service. Clubs Patmos 4-H X The Palmos 4-H Club met WoH- nesday, February 27, 19-10. The meeting was called to order and the meaning of the emblem was led by the Senior President. The Junior President led the 4-H Pledge The girls met with Miss Westbrook and the boys with Mr. Adams. The reports on correct table setting were given by Bobbie Ann Payne and Kay Kent. A report on the County Officers Meeting was given by Mildred Smith, iv-lif, \Vp«*brook pave out record books and manuals and made a iu.jiu.ily projed assignment. Each girl is expected to have assignments completed by next meeting Tho 4-H Club will have charge of assembly program next week and will have a peagant and reports given in honor of National 4-H Club Week. The boys discussed livestock and poultry and the ridance of diseases. The Doctor Says: By William A, O'Brien, M.D. Written for NEA Service Cancer of the larynx i voice box 1 usually develop:! in men between 4(1 and 70 years old. It might also develop in women. Growth is ol- ten preceded by thickening of the vocal cords. Cancer rareiy develops in a normal larynx. Contrary to popular belief, benign tumors of the larynx seldom turn Into cancer. This is of in- Iciest to the large; numbers of patients who have papillomas in the larynx. As benign growths are much more common than cancers, patients should not fear ihront examination because of the idea that all growths in the larynx are cancerous. The earliest symptoms of cancer of the larynx is change in the voice. This is a huskines.s or hoarseness which starts as soon as the growth develops. Other symptoms are easy fatigue of the voice, inability to clear the throat of phlegm, n feeling of rawness dryness, or iddilation as if somclhiiii' is stuck in Ihe throat. The strong, rough, painless voice of vocal cord involvement is characteristic of the diseasce. Patients in the early stages do not feel sick, and therefore often delay seeking medical advice. WARNING SIGNS Unfortunately in Riving the early signs of cancer in any part of the body it is necessary to list "warning" signs. All of these warning signs can be caused by conditions wmch are not cancer. It is only by being examined when these warning signs appears that cancer can be found in the early stage. There are many things which cause throat irritation but there ore only a few conditions which cause permanent change in the voice in older patients. When real- voice changes occur, cancer should be suspected. The physician by examining the throat with a simple laryngeal mirror is able to see larynx growths and make the diagnosis. . , Treatment of cancer of the larynx is usually surgical. The growth must be removed if permanent cure is to be obtained. Cure is practically certain in growths which have not extended beyond the confines of the laryngeal box. Use of X-ray and 'radium is limited to those patients in whom its use is recommended by the attending physician. There have been inmportant advances ir the treatment of cancer of the Jaryn\ recently, notably in bcltei preparation of the 'patient foi operation. CATCH IN TIME Cancer of the larynx has a favorable outcome when taken in time. When patients some early, the operation can be more limited in nature. Individuals in middle and laic life with voice difficulty extending over a period of two or three weeks, shoulo consider Ihe possibility of cancer of the larynx. Following the removal of the larynx, the patient •breaths through an opening ii: the neck and can often be taught to speak distinctly and readily b> other means. STILL THE GREATEST MOTHER IN THE WORLD She banishes loneliness in (lie ht-aris of men in fur places ... it is your gift thai (.'rubles her lo be at their side in the long, lonely months of occupation, YOU* Red Cross MUIT CARRY ON GIVE! Barbs By HAL COCHRAN The idea of work startles children, says a child expert. They're smarter than wo thought they were. A good sign of a man being light is his loose tongue. A California woman tried to crash from the end to the front of a stocking sale line-up. She got some socks—but they weren't nylons. Now we read that men's clothes arc to be bright this spring. Brigh, and shiny, no doubt! Most, women latest fashions But they do go don'I go by the says an expert, buy them! Beautiful Handbags SPRING STYLED Complete your new Spring ensemble with one of our beautiful handbags. Black Patent Purse with soft gathers. O.98 Fed. tax inel. « Black Patent , • Alligator • Goatskin • Corde' Beautiful Corde' purse with Lucite handles. ;.98 16 Fed. lax incl. More important than • any other accessory, is the handbag you carry. And this Spring it's soft and pouchy — or smart and boxy. Select yours here —• we have a large collection of many styles and fabrics. LADIES' SPECIALTY SHOP MOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Pope Thre* DOROTHY DIX Ideal Mother A young woman, with her first j baby, risks me what is my ideal of]'"vc can be a blessing, or i,l can a Mood mother. Well, my'notion ofjl ! <' a curse. All of us know plenty a good mother is a woman with a | <> ! mothers who have wrecked headful of common sense, a heart- j i'neir children's lives by their ex- ful (jf love, a stiff backbone and a j cf.ssive devotion. They wouldn't good, strong, right hand. And-if she l''l their sons leave them to go i — -can add to these <|u;>liriealions a where opportunity called. They! m "', 1Silrullon ! >"• ouch gathering. The laugh that is Inn-,;! on a hair-trigger. I 'vnildn't let their daughters marry! .Ty- 8. rou J? will meet at Fulton she is a super-dupor mother. | b-cause they couldn't bear to bo The trouble with motherhood [ parted from them. Thev even broke Mower Demonstration to Be Held Today and Friday Four Community demonstrations in adjusting and repairing horse- drawn and tractor mowers will be held this Thursday and Friday announces Oliver L. Adams, .County Agent. The Extension Engineers Earl K. Rornbo with headquarters | in Little Hock will conduct the de- seems to be that few women can lake children's marriages be- in their stride. Most of|'"uiKe they couldn't endure 1h them overdo it or underdo it. 'They spoil their younj/yters rotten, or else neglect them. And that gives us the brats and tho juvenile delinquents who make a social problem that we do not know how to .settle. For it is true lodav. as it has ihoiighl 'if John or Mary loving ; omebody (I'd them. II takes courage and a stiff backbone to be ;: nood mother, for the young arc .-••trong and lusty and full of fight, better than he or she a lot of strength and with W. E. Cox at 10:00 o'clock Thursday morning and the Thurs- been since the beginning of time. I and it is so much easier to give in that the hand that rocks the cradle 1 , to them than to battle them to a finish. Rut the mother who surrenders to her children and who l"ls them do the things she knows they should not do is a coward and a quitter who has betrayed the greatest trust ever put in arc: grosvn. A good mother must love ' her children, but she must love them wiselv and not too well. Mother human hands. Every mother who lets her little bobby-sock, daughter run around the streets at night with and her teen-age boy career around the country in the family automobile and frequent bars, is responsible for the follies and crimes they rules the world, because every man and. woman alive are what their mothers made them. Now there are very few women who do not desire to be good mothers, and nothing is more common than to hear a woman say that she hopes and prays that her children will turn ot'l well, but the catch is _. ..._ m ypu can't develop the characters of I boys of whom she knows nothing, children by wishful thinking. You! have got to do something about it. I And quick. And often. And plenty. Common Sense Needed And that is where a mother needs common sense in dealing with her ffsprin". She has to faco the fact that her little bundle from heaven d'~>vi|i>;h tricks wrap ; ped up along with his angel trails, and that she ha? to tone them down if she wants to make a decent citizen of him. And she has to discard the mvth that children will outgrow their faults if you will just let them alone. They don't. They increase' with the years. The mother who lets her children make a doormat of her when they are little will be 'rampled under their feet when they day afternoon meeting is at 1:30 at the W.M. Dillard farm near Saratoga. At 9:30 Friday morning the demonstration will bo at the Sloman Goodlett farm North of O/.an. The Experiment Station implement barn will be the meeting place for the Friday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock demonstration. All mower ownc-i :< ui up.T.-ili-rs are invited to take part 111 the demonstrations. Many mothers pride themselves mother and boast upon being all that they have- no interest in the world except their children. That is not the kind of mother that children need or want. They want a mother who will laugh with them and play with them, who keeps herself looking young and pretty and of whom they can be proud, yet who holds a strong hand over them and makes them respect her. II is a hard job to bo a good mother, but Grandma's recipe for rearing children—feed . 'em and wash 'em, kiss them when they are good and spank them when they are bad—has never been improved up- by Hazel Heide.rgptt The Story: Ann Tucker turns to u sympathetic stranger for comfort at a party following Jock's marriage to another girl. She is flabbergasted when she finds out he is Colin Drake, her favorite author. They become friends and when Ann loses her drafting job, Colin proposes that Ann build a new home for him, as he intends to turn his huge, old family mansion into a Children's Home. Jr H' '.I IV Ann was terrified by Colin's .lousekeeper, Mrs. Christinas. She was a small, grim, indomitable old iady, whose faded blue eyes regarded the world with disgust and suspicion 'through 'steel-rimmed' spectacles. Ann felt distinctly in i wo ot ner. "J feel rather like a trcpasscr who's shortly to be pros- ecuieci to tne iuiicst extent pi the :;uv," she confided to Colin, in one jt Mrs. Christmas' absences from ihe room during lunch. "She believes everyone guilty until proven innocent," Colin grinned. "She's a wonderful cook." Ann said, in some appreciation. The re-mark was fortunately timed. Mrs. Christmas was bringing in dessert, a miracle of sweetness and light in the form of an apricot souffle. "I'm glad to see young j;irls eat," Mrs. Christmas answered shortly, .md left the room. "And you can thank your healthy | appetite for having her on youi ! .•iide from now on," Colin informed i Ann. ! After lunch Colin took her to the! iile he had picked for the new' louse. There was a cleared space, | Jt the lop of the cliff, ringed about j jy trees. The bay curved in, just | .here, and on either hand great | (roves of evergreens swepl clown lo tho water. Ann 1 sal down on the grass, j w a nil and dry in the sun, and took 4 cigarette thoughtfully from the j paper pack in her pocket. She leaned over a little, while Colin | aeld. his lighter for her, and said, i "I'm going to have lo get busy, to | lave the house far enough along before the rainy season starts. We should at least have it plastered by .hen, or there'll be trouble. Is there a contractor in Port Drake. Colin?" "Charlie Hanson builds things— he's competent enough, but you'll have to watch him—I've heard that '.ic's likely to get independent ideas." They discussed ways and means 'or a while, and Ann expressed a haunting worry that Colin was taking an awful chance on her comparative inexperience. Colin stretched laxily on his back, squhitiny against tne sun. He gripped his hands in the grass about his bead. It was tough and resilient and gave him a good hold. "It ilnesn't matter. Ann. You know my i book, 'Bruce- of Scotland".'" j "Of course." Ann said. ! "Well—the movies bought that for $50.000—apparently under the impression i which 1 irusi is mis-; takem thai it's fit-lion. As thai was in the nature of money found in the street, 1 can squander it with n clear conscience." "In that ease—" Ann said. "Listen, Colin—I'd bettor get back t;> the house and start my mathematical calculations. There are quantities of things I have lo figure on before I can start consulting work- 1 men. 1 wonder if I can talk Had into leiting me have the ear tu drive' back and forth." Colin got to his feet, and g;\vr Ann a hand up. "Well. I was wondering. Ann—wouldn't it be bell'.-r ' if you staved, here" I'll want In buy all the building matorial.- throngh dealers here--and local; workmen, of course—and it seems thai it wou'd be I -ss eomplicale-d all; around if vim were living it 1 , town That reminds me. 1 haven't said anything' about paying yon. What is Ihe usual arrangement—a percent • j age'.' We'll work that out. And u 1 coi'"t;o yru'll live at my house while you're wur'-'ing on it—" "But Colin—" Ann said hesita-! tingly. "Urn?" "What will people say? I mean, the townspeople. Won't they talk if I stay at your house?" "Yes, I'd thought of that," Colin 7mA Miirnic-Sinilh-Cu. s. In- NKA SEIIYICE, ING to Now York. . so everything will bo quite proper. Mrs. Cnristmas will take good care of you, and you can stay up here all week and go homo week-ends." He looked at his watch. "It's too late to d.o it today, but I'll take you to the bank the next time you're up and arrange a checking account for you, and authorize requisitions on the Drake Lumber Company—" * ^ ** Back at the house, Ann went to work in the library, and accomplished a lot. After a while she looked up. "You know. Colin," she said, "you're going to have a perfectly beautiful house. Modified modern, I think—I don't dare go in for anything else, when you have this lovely place to compare it with. Would you like that?" "Glass and chromium?" Colin asked guardedly. "Of course not. silly. I can't imagine you in mium setting . . _ _ _ a smallish house I've planned Us principle, though, is that it may be added on and on to—ells and wings and all sorts of things, if you need expansion. At present it has only one bedroom. That doesn't leave any room for your housekeeper, so I suppose I'd better change it." Colin shook his head. "Leave it," he said. "Figure it as a house for two people who're fond of each other—and room for expansion later." Ann felt a twinge of disappointment. Perhaps that was why Colin was going lo "New York. Probably he was planning on marrying again. She was so extremely satisfactory the way he was. Shover Springs H.D. Club Has New Members The Shover Spring Home Demonstration Club met February 26. 104G, at the home of Mrs. R. E. Garrolt, with nine members, three new members and Miss Weslbrook present. The new members were Mrs. R. S. Smith, Mrs. J. W. Hariston and Mrs. H.E. Otwel). The meeting was ,called to order at 1:45 by the President, Mrs. H. E. Garrell. The song of the month "Home S\yc-''l Home" was sung. The devotional was given by Mrs. R. E. Garrctt and Mrs. H. C. Collier lead in Prayer. The roll call was answered by telling how many times each member had practiced setting the table correctly since last club meeting. Minutes of the last meeting were read and approved. • . Durijig the business session a new vice-president, Mrs. R. E. Otwcll was elected. Miss Westbrook gave a very interesting demonstration on landscaping. Then she conducted a contest to see how many of the shurbs could be named. The one getting the most received a gift. Mrs. H. C. Collier identified the most shurbs. The hostess served delicious refreshments of Cokes, Sandwiches, and Cookies. The meeting adjourned repeating the Creed. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Aaron on poultry. : o The first regular shipment of milk by rail ' was from Orange county to New,York city in 1841. The continuous centrifgual cream separator was. invented in 1878 by Dr. 4 Gustav 'De Laval. Services at Victory " Baptist Church, Sdr> Night in Bievins, *:4 Foreign Missionary, Rev. 6eg- lev, will conduct services at 'thS Victory Baptist Church, at Sldvirii Saturday night, March 9, at 7,o f - | I.'IUCK. Special invitation to everyone t& attend. . - '•>'•> Thoughts And if a man also strive for masteries, yo.'t is he not crowded, i except ho strive Inwfully.^Tim- ,othy 2:5. '•• • *• i Power acquired by guilt Wag never used for a good purpose.- 1 ! Tacitus. a glass and chro- you know, that's (To Be Continued) WAV TO RELIEVE DISTRESS OF TnlS '^p c r' " >~*i Double-Duty Nose Drops Works Fast! Yes, j'ou get quick relief from sniffly, stuffy distress of head colds with a little Va-tro-nol in each nostril. What's more-It actually helps prevent many colds from developing if used In time! Try it! Follow directions in package. 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