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'..""V o HOPE S T A R , HO P E , . ARKANSAS j?M'?$f%-~ fcWltf infatville,' pa. t D<k. 23 M/P) ilaler who wrote Santa Glaus lair of eyes last today He believes others "to see", a said soft-spoken Corp u Perkins of Indianapolis v ,1Jtfs£ChrisUrras people are aifnberlnfe ttial it WasnH so long o/soldiers were being killed and *" th<v 22-year old corporal, n! star athlete at an In- hiiMtis high sfehool,' who touched 'Vrt of the nation a year ago 4, .Jie. wrote Santa Glaus for MWCHristmas present. But it "wasn't to be. "No," he idjrt ah interview. "I'll never see again. 1 Knew that when I wrote he letter, I Wasn't asking lot sympathy. 1 don't need and can't use sympahty." Corp. Perkins said he received at least 5,000 letters-many of them offering him an eye. Most of the letters said "thanks for lemmding me," he asserted. Doctors at Valley Forge explained that all of the offers had to be turned down because the damage to his eyes was such that there was no chance of transplanting a cornea. Corp. Perkins also suffered severe damage to his face <n an explosion of a land mine during the battle of the Bulge in January, 1945. Perkins left for home today to visit his parents, Mr. and Mts. Adolphus Perkins and_ his wife, Janet, whom he married shortly after he entered military service. He'll snend the Christmas holiday at Valley Forge. Market Report POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, Dec. 23 -(/P)- Butter unsettled; receipts 444.87G; 93 score AA 84.5; 9 2A 84.5; 90 B 84.5; cars: Lawmakers to Continued From Page One Ren. Anderson (R-Minn), said he will call "certain traders" before his special committee to explain how their purchases Happened to occur just before the government would enter the niaiKct,. . ^\j\, jj^ r>* u &t*. o'i.ij, HU ^-» UT.«» *.«•..». At the other end of the capitql. I 90 ' B 84.5; 89 C 76.5; others un- Scnator Knowland (R-Calif) said chanf , ed Appropriations Committee staff j. Eggs irregular: receipts 17,493 members are already .at work j currcn i receipts 48, other prices studying the list oi 711.big traders unchanged „ which Secretary of Agriculture An- Live poultry firm; receipts 26 derson made public yesterday. (trucks, no cars: FOB prices: fowl Tho=,P namos are the iirst of]30, leghorn fowl 21; roasters 38 to some 14 C?00 which Anderson has 40: others unchanged. FOB Whole- said he• will make Public as rapid- «!.> marled: m-iccs unchanged, ly as the lists can be prepared Knowland said it may be hard to track down any cases of possible. infoimation leaks. But he added "I think it is one of the most important Ihings" involved in the in- V6 f he California senator is a member of the five-man appropriations subcommittee named to inqjire nto commodity trading after Congress enacted legislation last WCOK releasing Anderson of the legal 10- strictions he said prevented him from publishing the list of commodity traders. Anderson declared today the first list must have been "disappointing" to a public which he said had been led to believe that "government insiders" .figured prominently in speculative operations. The secretary told a news con-. ference he had in mind the charges of Harold E. • Slassen, candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, that "government insiders had been engaged in proli- teering in food." , Anderson assorted that if Jhorc were any government omcialB rading in a big enough volume to influence prices, their names eoulcl Hope Star 5tor of Hopo 1899; Presj 192T, Consolidated January 18, 1929 Published every weekday afternoon bv STAR PUBLISHING CO. C. t Polmer, President M»» H. Washbufn, Secretary Treasui" at the Star building 212-214 South Walnut Stre«" .„..-,. Arc'we in the dog house? We hope not, because we've 1% "just been so busy trying to serve our customers we just haven t f ' bWabk to, get-around to see everybody. We just want to •' come out and say to you, MERRY CHRISTMAS MODERN SHOP JLllI^lO uiivn«»'JE3"-'--* •- —~— market; prices unchanged. —— o- • ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Stockyards, 111., Dec. 23 —(/P)— Hogs, 11.500- market active, mostly 25-50 higher than average Monday: most good and choice 180-300 Ibs 28.00-25; top 23.25 most Iv for 240 Ibs down; few early K7.75: most 160170 Ibs 26.75-27.50; 130150 Ibs 24.0020.50,. mostly 24.25 un; 100-120 Ib pigs 2100-2400; light TARS down to 1700 or- below; bulk pood sows 450 Ibs down 24.7525.50; ever 450 Ibs 24.25-75; stags 17.50- M.OO. Cattle. 4.000: calves, 1,100; opening trade moderately active • and steady with Monday with several loads and lots good and top good steers 29.00-30.50; medium and low good kinds 23.00-20.00; heifers and mixed yearlings as well as cows opening steady but cows lacking tne briskness of Monday '* trade; medium and good heifers and mixed'yearlings largely 19.00-20.00; good cows sparingly 18.00-20.on : •:f;mmon and medium 15.50-17.50; canners and cutters 12.00-15.00: hulls firm, good beef bulls 21.0050- good sausage bulls 20.00,21.00; choice vcalers 1.00 higher, top Al*x. H. Woihbum, Editor & Publisher Paul H. Jonci, Managing Editor George W. Hosmer, Mech. Suot. Un M. Oavh, Advertising Manaaci Emma G. Thomas, Cashier $500,000 Fire Suffered by Oil Company Entered as second class mailer at th- fost Office at Hope, Arkansas, under thi Act of March 3, 1897^ IAP)—Mtans Associated Press. (IsjEA)—Means Newspaper Ifnterpnsr Association {Subscription Rates: (Always Payable i> (Advance): By city carrier per week 20( per month 85c. Mail rates—in Hemp stead, Nevada, Howard, Miller oni lahayotte counties, $4.50 par venr: els* *nere $8.50. Oleum. Calif,, Dec. 23 — W An estimated half million dollar fire damaged the Union Oil Company's gasoline refinery here today halting traffic on U. S. highway 40 as 100 men battled an hour and a half before bringing the blaze under control. G. H. Hennah, refinery manager, said the fire would cause "no loss in .oroduction." He declined vo make an official estimate of the damage, but workers placed the figure at aproximately $500,000. Gasoline was sprayed over the 460 acre plant when the refinery pressure system let go following what Hehnan said was a line rupture in the thermal cracking unit manufacturing gasoline. _ The fire spread to an adjoining vacuum unit for the manufacture of lubericating oil. Workers in France Form New Union Tuesday, ^ecernber_23,_T947_ Slock Markets Close for Holidays By THE ASSOCIATED Tuesday, December 23, 1947 ^^^^5^5^^'^^^'^^^^^^^^lt^ ',1 '* .-", H 'r,', ' • ~ ! ''" '» '• ' ' HOP E ST A R , H0P E , ARKANSAS •r >>;J;^<f^7] M«T%^ Notional Advertising Representative Arkansas Dailies, Inc.; Memphis, Tenn iteri-^ Building; Chicago, 400 North Mich nan Menus; Now York Cit>, 292 Madiso. Jwo.; Detroit, Mich.. 2842 W. Grant «i>/d.'; Oklahoma City, 314 I ermtfial Bldg Mew Orleans, 722 Union St. Member of the Associated Press: Th Associated Press is entitled exclusively ti the use for ropublication of all the loco news printed in this newspaper as well o all AP news dispatches. Truman Signs Emergency Aid Measure Washington, Dec. 23 —(ff)—President Trurrtan today signed a $914,280,500 appropriation bill carrying $5220,00,000 emergency aid for France, Italy and Austria. The measure,, passed in the closing hours of the special session of Congress last Friday, also appropriates $18,000,000 for China relief. By MEL Paris, Dee. 23 —(/P)— Represents ives of more than 1,000,000 French vorkmen lined up today to sign u] heir shops, plants and locals with ne Workers' Force, anti-Commu nist offshoot of the Red-dominated General Confederation of Labor (CGT). . „, . As the overalled procession filed by, Leon Jouhaux, head of the new workers' force, predicted the move ment would be supported by the majority of the World Federation of Trade Unions. He indicated a belief that he could hold his seat as the French representative on the WFTU executive bureau, a development which would weaken Communist representation in the world trade union Christmas Day, ^—•• —•... Commodity markets will - - - •Sssbuswa^ exchanges, at noon at Wednes Social ana Personal Phone 768 Between 9 A. M, and 4 P. M. Social Calendar inns excanges a day Dec. 247 The Chicago Board of Trade will ring the closing gong at and Cur, e Exchanges will operate a f JH ses sion, closing at 3 p. m. Other items in' the measure elude: in- <wi£ I&r,"' -s t EC[ % lw h • E l ic\ K>4 f: AAa"y the spirit, of Christmas, -Love, Cheer and Good Will Be vtfth you always and bring you Happiness and joy forever. IllJLHJI^l: |jijuuo, m^-»* ...-. . have been expected to be on the ist he made public yesterday. Ho added that the only wublic official on the list was Edwin W. Pauley, special assistant to secretary of the' Armv Royall. Pauley already had told the Senate Appropriations Committee of his speculative activity, asserting that he has been liquidating his holdings as rapidlv as -oracticable. Anderson" agreed with questioners however, that the initial list did' not necessarily include all the bip traders who might have been in the markets during the oast two years. Yesterday's tabulation ' included the names and market positions only of those who were m the markets on Oct. 31, 1946, and Oct 31, 1947. , ,, «— Anderson said it is pdssi-olo there C ents a bal were some big traders who cud vious close, not happen to be in the markets on those two* days, adding mat the names of all big traders active at any time since Jan. 1, 1940, will be made public later. The next list will include small as well as big traders who were m the-market at Chicago on April 30 1946, Feb. 28, 1947, and hept. 7-20, 1947. . n , This list is expected to include about 8,000 accounts and muy be available by the end of the-week. Anderson said it may include some-small - salaried government clerks who were trying to supplement .their'pay by trading in 1,000 bushels or so of grain. "I hope that if such be the case, he said,' "that they will not be held up 'and crucified' 'as the vicious .insiders Who have been pushing up the prices of commodities." ; Discussing the senate inquiry c . , 3500 a new alltime record; general vealcr market steady 'to 1.-10 higher; good and choice 27.00-35.00; rornmon and medium 15.00-26.00. ' 5hecp, 2,000; slaughter lambs opened 25-50 higher; early ^ sales Good and ' '"" '"' 2450-25.25: .. good 21.00-24.00. choice wooled lambs a few medium and NEW YORK COTTON New York, "Dec. 23 —(/P)— Cotton f jiurcs turned steady today following initial easiness. Mill buying against textile sales and local short covering met only scale up offerings: The market was largely a pro-holiday affair and confined to evening up operations. The textile and spot cotton markets were quiet. 'Futures closed unchanged to -M cents a bale higher than the pro- vivjuo^-nj^*-' , Mch high 35.74 — low 35.53 — last 35.04 up 3 May high 35.50 — low 35.28 — last 35.41 up .". Jly high 3440 — low 43.14 — last 34.28 up 5 Oct high 31.38 — low 3115 — last 31.30-32 unch up 2 Dec high 30.80 — low 30.09 — last 30.73 up 3 , , Mch high 30.44 — low, 30.43 — last 3045B up 2 Middling soot 36.4GN up 3 N-nominall B-bid. -o- Daily Bread Continued From Page One son of a former Secretary of State for India. It has sentenced an- olher to hang. It has given a fourth a 10-year prison sentence, and the other two five years in jail. Our Justice Department's excuses lor its leniency seem woefully weak. What better evidence or witness is needed than the damning broadcasts of those who have been arrested and released? Or didn't anyone—the OSS, the FBI, or our civilian broadcasters—even bother lo record this evidence? Why have these people gone scot free?" We still keep pur conscientious objectors in jail. But theii wprtime role was passive. Through cowardice or religious scruples 01 other personal reasons, they re fuse to fight. But the enemy's American broadcasters were no cowards. They joined the Axis cause and tried to bring about the Government, and relief of occu- pied areas $340,000,000; reclama- :ion projects $32,011,000; relief of Navajo and Hopi Indians $500,000; payment of a senator's salary for one year .to the son .and daughter of the late Senator .Theodore G Bilbo (D-Miss) $12,500; mileage ex penses of Congress members traveling to the special session $222,000 families of dcceassc House members $25,000: fcdcra security $1,300,000: social securitj administration $40,000, and for ' hospital at Seward, Alaska, $176, 000. movement and which might lead to nvld-widc split. ,. «"*\ ••Wei are sure of the sympathyV ) of the British and American Trade Jnion movements and a majority of the WFTU," said Jouhaux, who headed the CGT until the Communists captured control. Jouhaux declared the end of the general strike in France recently was actually a victory for French labor. Indicating the group waiting to sign applications for the workers' force, Jouhaux declared: "These arc militant workers. We could not let them jitay unorgaj nized after strike. They ~^- —- ,. smashed that strike. The reactionaries did not do it. The loss of xhat strike was no victory for reaction. Tt was a victory for the will to m- denendence of labor." France compagnon, one of the leaders a tthe makeshift headquarters in a grimy Paris -loft building, said representatives of 30 new unions had signed in the morning with the workers' force. Monday, December 29 The Hope Country Club will hold open house Monday evening from eight-thirty until ten-thirty honoring the new officers and directors. Hosts and hostesses will be: Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Kyler, Mr. and- Mrs. W. O. Beene, Mr and Mrs. L. D. Springer, Mr. and Mrs. John P. Vesey, Mr. and Mrs. *R. T. While and Miss Beryl Henry. Wednesday, December 24 The Youth Department of the First Methodist church will meet at the church at seven thirty to sing Chrismas carols. All members are urged to attend. Keep Your Age Under .Your Hat * ~___.™™.M™»»™«««™»I»» •' KSSSMSfW^SSSBSW-'Wi*"'" " , ' " T blttj' Ullwlf," the Communist-led. arc the ones who Girl Scout Troop No. 2 Christmas Party •Girl Scout Troop No. 2 enter, ained with a dance at Ihc Little louse on Monday evening. For the occasion the house was beautifully Knowland predicted the appropriations subcommittee "very likely will ;meet" before the reconvening of congress on Jan. 6 to discuss - the rtrobedure it will follow. Rep. Andersen, promising NEW ORLEANS COTTON New Orleans, Dec.' 23 — (/P)— Cotton futures advanced here' today' on trade buying and short covering Closing prices were steady 25 cents to G5 cents a. bale higher. A holiday feeling prevailed throughout the session and it was the quietest day in several months. Dull conditions in both the textile 'and snot markets had their effect. Spot cotton remained unchanged with middling 15-16 inch quoted at. downfall of their country. Is it laziness, indifference or in competence that has won them their freedom? Or has our govern ment so soon forgotten that w ever had other enemies beside Russia? Has it lost sight of the fact that there is other disloyalty than membership in the Communist Party? We do not think it is bloodthirsty to suggest that some of these followers of the defeated enemy — who apparently have been dismissed as harmless crackpots — at least be brought to justice. ir dismiss them as geing of no pre sent interest must give comfort to those who still subscribe to the de . , work "in close cooperation" with the senate group to avoid duplication of effort, told a reporter: "I can promise that this is not going to be a witch hunt or a so- called fishing expedition. But •••" , 35.3 cents a pound. Local spot to sales amounted, to 1,327 bales. those wno suu suuoi-iim- >•" ....-—- feated enemy's doctrines. Certainly it pays poor tribute to the memory of those who gave their lives to oppose those doctrines and to preserve the America whose freedom the Drexels and Days and the rest are now enjoying. going out after facts. The ,,-Ji C- & VJit *tS W" I- M* VV. » —»• names of those who wore speculat- ng in the markets will be given close scurtiny. Andersen said his committee would check to see who entered the market .just before Jan. 20, 1047 when the government •announced u had mil-chased about 20.000000 bushels of wheat, and Sept. 2(V, 1047, when the government befjan buying 40,000,000 bushels. —_ o- , , . Mch high 35.74 — low 35.55 — close 35.04-35 May hich 3549 — low 35.28 — close 35.41-42 Jly high 34.37 — low 34.16 — close 3428-30 Oct high 31. 3G — low 31.21 — close Dec high 30.78 — low 30.7G — close 80.70B B-bid GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago, Dec. ' 23 — (/P)— Wheat Panama Continued From Pane One taken on future steps until Washington receives formal notice ol the rejection. The United States owns the panama canal zone, winch spl-.ts _ihe- republic of Panama in two. Ihe defense Kites in question, including the:-wig Rio Halo air base, are all .on Panama soil. The assembly's vote came- aftei six hours of debate, during which leaoing Panama political fighters — including a former president ana our former foreign ministers — criticized the background of the negotiations for the pact. They ex- ralliod toward the close today after li{?;ht liquidation carried prices to near the previous close, when earlier buyers took the selling nide. There had been fair demand for what based on reports that the ['overnment was in the flour market. Corn rallied with wheat, but the advance was slower. The closing rally was not sustained, however, and at the finish wheat was unchanged lo 3-4 lower than the previous clone. May :j!2.96- $2.95 3-4. Corn was 12 to 2 12 lower. May $2.542.53 1-2. Oats were 1-2 higher'to 1 12 lower, May $1.16 Here and There in Arkansas Camden, Dec. 23 -(/P) - J- D. Reynolds, G5, a member of the Ai- kmisas Oil and Gas Commission and Camden business and civic leader, died yesterday He suffered a heart attack a lew W< Funei a a1 0 scrvices will be conducted at the First Methodist church here at 10:30 a. in. tomorrow. Eudora', Dec. 22 — (/P) -The first hour's sale of state War Memorial Stidium revenue bonds here ioaay produced $1,000 on the Chicot coun- ; y quota of $10.000. Helena, Dec. 22 — (If) Tack Story, Monroe, Ark., was in , ., near here last night And all through the year we wish you li^** '"• ••*£ ,W ' "V m>. tf- Ad*""" YORK FURNITURE CO. BASIV YORK CUFFORD FRANKS R A. DAVIS TOM MORTON OSCAR ODELL No wheat sales were reported in the carlot market; receipts 58 cars. Corn prices held with yesterday's innse with the basis reported about unchanged; bookings 35,000 btiesh- els; no shipping sales; receipts 66 csrs. Oats were about unchanged; basis unchanged to easier; ship- ing sales 5,000 bushels; receipts 9 cars. Soybeans receipts were 8 lured BEST MOTORING HOUR The hour of the week during vhich you can drive your auto- nobilo with the least char.ce of laving a fatal accident is between our and five Tuesday morning, wording to a survey by an insurance company. o At the time of the first U. S. census in 1790, only 5 percent of the U. S. population lived in cities. ure when a -truck in which he was a passenger overturned on a curve. Little Rock. Dec. 23 - (IP)-- A one-tenth cent increase per gallon in tank-wagon gasoline prices was not reflected today in the retail crice of gasoline here. A two-cents nor gallon retail price hike was ringed Dec. 11 locally. The Standard Oil C 9 mpany was the only distributor which had posted the one-tenth cent per gallon m- rrease here today. However, most distributors here y follow Standards load Standard made the tanK- wagon price increase effective yes- erday Little Eorck, Dec. 23 — (/P) — Ap- rroval by the Stale Health Department's hospital division of community applications involving about ^310000 proposed new hospital consfflioA in Arkansas was an m-essed resentment against wha' -" i hey termed an infringement. Panama's sovereignty. ' on . • Two reports' from a special com- inittc-e ' which conducted public 'ir-nrinus on the agreement — signed Dec. 10 — were considered, me- of which recommended con- 'iiiional acceptance, with ameno- - i! i, L: U .[ J L U11 v-»- i *•**'•> «...----and a minority report call- in";; fur rejection, but leaving the vav open to renegotiation. "The agreement signed m tins •ily Dec. 10 by the representatives if the governments of Panama and he United States of America is iot approved because 'the -ifore- :aid agVcement is not inspired in lu- principle of juridical equality if the contracting states and it does not follow the urinciples of international low and the spirit of the inter - American defense system. The assembly's rejection was voted in spite of president Enrique Jiminez. who urged approval in a radio message last Wednesday night "because a clash for supremacy between democracy and communism is imminent." iviooay mooiv,-, division director, said the 10 approved applications already are being processed by the U S Public Health Service. As soon as the USPHS approves the applicants may proceed with meliminary phases of their plans SchTs employing architects etc., M The e Applicants include cities, counties and non-profit community lospital organizations. Thc>- will Brovide two-thirds of the cost of the hospitals, the federal govern- m The applicaUons approved by the state with the estimated total cost of construction: §300,000; West Springs,' $458,000. Little Rock. Dec. 23 Cloudy and colder weather was forecast for Arkansas tonight by the Weather Bureau here today It predicted a cool, brisk Christ mas Eve with warmer tempera tu«S expected Christmas. Possible showers lor the Yule day were fore C8 A 24 degree minimum is expect ed in the northern part of the .state tonight. And a Very Happy New Year DIAMOND CAFE FRANK HOTEL HENRY '". • '..:'- 'BILL V ••": LAST TIMES TODAY , FEATURES • 2:26 - 4:38 - 6:50 - 9:02 VERONICA LAKE The DecefverJ decorated with Christmas greens and berries. Miss Mary Adele Waddle, Mrs. J D. Bullock, Mrs. O. W. Amos, Mrs. Gladys Hooper, Mrs. Ray Allen and Mr. Willie Harris chap eroned the group. Mrs. Mavis Huckabee directed the Folk Dance Dancing was enjoyed until a late hour when a delicious sandwich and dessert plate was served. Bruner-Robartson Marriage Sunday Miss Mary Catherine Bruner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rolla M. Bruner of this city became the bride of Clarence Gibson Robertson, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Robertson also of this city, m an impressive double ring ceremony at four o'clock Sunday afternoon at !the Hope Gospel Tabernacle. The Reverend H. Paul Holdridge read the marriage rites before the altar which was banked with Southern Smilax and Lillies lighted by white tapers in seven branch candelabra. The candles were lighted by Miss Naomi Bruner, sister of the bride. Preceding tne ceremony Mrs. Hendrix A. Spraggins played a program of nuptial music and accompanied Miss Mary Louise Keith who sang "At Dawning" and "Because." . Mrs. James Watson was matron of honor and wore Aqua crepe with brown accessories and carried a nosegay of pink rosebuds. The bride who entered on the arm of her father was lovely in winter white crepe with matching accessories. She carried a white Bible topped with a white Orchid spray. Her only ornament, was a strand of pearls, a gift of tne groom. Mr Clyde Robertson was best man to his'- brother. Ushers were Jack Brunei- and Fred Robertson. Following the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents on East Second street. The guests were met at the door by Mrs. Carl Bruner who introduced them to the receiving line which included the bride s parents, the groom's parents and the bridal party. Mrs. Hendrix Spraggins was in charge of the Bride's Book and Miss Mary Louise Keith presided in the gift room. In the dining room the bride s table was covered with a white organdy cloth and was centered with a square three tiered cake topped with a miniature bride and groom, surrounded by tiny white bridal flowers and flanked by white tapers in crystal holders. The cake was served with punch. After a wedding trip to points in Louisiana the couple will be at home in St. Louis. DOROTHY D1X How Marriage Foils When most men and women marry they do so for love Not manv men are fortune-hunteis, nor aie there many women who are avaricious enough to be willing to sell themselves for money. Love and romance and the desire to settle down and have a home and children arc the lures that entice ninety-nine people in a hundred to the 3 s'tich being the case, it would cem that the world would be xill ed with-happy homes and contented married couples who would never care to wander away from their own firesides and who would continue to be great lovers. Strangely enough, however, after having married for love, innumerable couples seem to regard the incident as closed business and apparently make no effort to keep the affect ions they have .won. Why this is true is anybody : guess. Probably the one tha comes the nearest lo hitting the mark is that both men and women Wrong choice of hat for the older woman, according to a New York milliner, is the one above which is unrelieved black, covers the brow and has an agins effect. choice of hat for the older woman, says the milliner, is the one above which has youthful- looking side-slant. Color is soft and outlines are very gently curved, the guests of their daughter, Mrs. John H. Barrow and Mr. Barrow at a Christmas dinner. Others present were Mr. and Mrs. John Barrow Jr., of Little Rock and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Cox and son, Har- iey and Mrs. Futrell of Prescott. Mr and Mrs. Leo LaBranche and little son, Corky of Laconia, New Hampshire have arrived for | a holiday visit with relatives and W, friends. Mrs. LaBranche is the former Miss Carolyn Arnett. Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Phillips of Hobbs, New Mexico will arrive today to spend the Christmas holidays with Mr. Phillip's parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Phillips, br. Clyde Phillips will arrive Wednesday to spend Christmas with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Phillips here. Science Bites Closing Mr and Mrs. Hugh Jones and daughter, Betty of Abilene, Texas have arrived for a holiday visit with relatives and friends in Hope. Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Nolen of •astonia, Alabama have arrived or a holiday visit with relatives and friends here. , Coming and Golnq . Mr. and Mrs. John Robins spent unday in Ozan where they were E W LAST TIMES TODAY FEATURES 2:41 - 4:47 - 6:53 - 8:59 DICK POWELL EVELYN KEYES LEE J. COBB ELLEN DREW NINA FOCH Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Carter of Vicks'burg, Mississippi 'have arrived for a holiday visit with Mrs. Carter's mother, Mrs. R. L. Pritchard. ^_ Mr and Mrs. R. T. White and Mr and Mrs. E. P. Stewart have as ' holiday guests, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Stewart of Vicksburg, Mississippi. Captain and Mrs. Wade Hitt of Quantico, Virginia are here for a visit with Mrs. R. L.- Pritchard. Miss Edna Earle Hall will arrive Wednesday from San Antonio, Texas for a holiday visit with relatives and friends m Hope Mr and Mrs. Walter Verhaler and little son, Jerry are leaving Tuesday for Dallas, Texas to spend the Christmas holidays. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Purvis and little son, Joe will leave Tuesday for Gumitown, Mississippi .to spend •the Christmas holidays with relatives and friends. m The annual problem of closing is making the rounds in Hope and its anbody's guess on just.which store will be nnn . and which will close. About the only definite thing is that all department stores will close Thursday . and Friday. Most cf the grocery stores will give Kroger Gives Bonus to Employes Cash Christmas gifts totaling $9 430 are being distributed this week to Kroger company employees in the Little Rock area, W. C. Smashey, Kroger branch manager announced. The Little Rock area employees are among the 20,000 store, warehouse, office, and manufacturing plant personnel located in 18 mid- Western and southern states who will participate in the firm's Christmas gift plan, announced recently by Joseph B. Hall, Kroger picsi- dent. , The checks, enclosed m a colorful illustrated Christmas message from Mr. Hall will go to every employees with six months or more service with the exception of those employees who participate in a company incentive plan. Checks ice they are married, only too ften take each other for granted nd consider that they do not have o chase the bus once they have aught it, and that they do not ha- e to be even polite to a mere hus- 'Husbands are especially given to his fallacy, for tne average man s not romantic by nature and he xhausts his supply of sentiment uring courtship. So it .is a relief o him. when he can just slump town and let his wife deduct that h*?s the ONE and ONLY, or clsfe e would not have assumed her ioard bill and shopping' ticket. Ceases Soft Talk When a man ceases to toll his vile how beautiful and wonderful she is and how he adores her, it sn't because he has fallen out of ovc with her. He has dust run out of soft talk. He still feels that ho is the world's greatest picker of wives, but he doesn't consider it is necessary for him to go around proclaiming the fact. -„„,,,. But it the dumbness of husbands wreck many a marriage, they are ably assisted in thoir rtcfanous work by the wives who never even try to understand the men to whom they arc married. Still/loss do they t y to /md out what makes husbands act the way husbands do. Before they were married thcU bov friend plied them with flatteries; they lavished gifts on them; they were never too busy or too weary to go stepping of an evening. Dut after marriage it.was, a citing,cvcnlngj at .,—,- ,,--.-., zing behind his newspaper^ 1 , £ That wasn't What the iirf'^ ed ot marriage, and she * take it She Wanted tft'Bfe lovc to and there w6s! slterte wanted to be babied atid r told to act sensibly^ She ,.„..; to be gay arid carefree and tHti was the neVet-endlng jobvtit *-* ing and washing and bsby-te And she never realized "* husband was WorkltKg, as .. she was and making as ma rificesi SV what \Vas sweet »« turned into vinegar and she came one of the bitter, nagging gruntlod wives who Keep drunj se)f-?ity. ,4 l£fjj When a marriage fails, it is al most invariably because the intake, band and wife took it lor granted^ that they didn't have to ~*-«"»^' themselves pleasant to (Uoleascd by the Bell Syndicate Inc.) AS MANY NEVER SUSPECT CAI OF BACKACHES „ This Old Treatment OfUnr il Bring. Happy Relief -^f Mnnr sufferer* relieve nigging ttelHketi*' ,»ItilcWy,once they discover that the re*lc*UM: ! ot their trouble may be tired Wdncj-i. f M i ninC DUL xl-lltl- jiiioiA *«&•* -- ••-'— - dtferent story. Husband dropped all love-making. He was as stingy with compliments as if they were • His feet hurt him, so !rot the excess Beldsatid waste outof thebn Xteyhclpmostpcoplapassabouta Finland When diaordsrof kidney function j ' J poisonous matter to remain In jour I may cause nagging bacVnehc; ^ pains, lea pains, loss of pep and « tins tip niebU, swellintr, pufflnee, ™ uc ^ „,„« eyes, bcadncUea and dizziness. FtMuent WP? Scanty passages with smarUut And burnfie. yithyuur kidneys or oiauacr. " Ijvii'twnit! Ask your dmsgUtfor fills, <i stimulant diuretic, used saeccM by millions lor over BO years. Doui'i gr Tmppy relief and Will help the 15 mlttrti LI Ulli tl - 1 '••'*•''— L J tJ IrW-U ^*W " D- - their employes two days although some will remain open. It now develops that the beauty shops will not close all the week as reported in yesterday's Star. I Most of them will close two days however. The Star will go to press at noon Wednesday, giving employes a day and a half. Publication will be resumed Friday. Some service stations will close on Christmas and some won't; If you need anything in town 1 n- day you might find it and you might not. for the incentive distributed early Smashey said. plan will be in 1948, Mr. Storer Parsons, research assistant at the Jackson Memorial Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Me., holds a vicious rabbit, lab variety, the result of selective in- breedin?. While handling the uninhibited little bunny, Parsons has been bitten several times. The Doctor Says: By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D. Written for NEA Service This is the time of year' wnen usceptible people most often complain of excessive mucus in the lose, and ol hawking and spiting Some people call this conch- ion catarrh. It was formerly uicwn as defluxation or rheum. lo- day, doctors usually speak oi it ia "postnasal drip," but this is better than Ihc old Army Bans Nude Dancers From Private Clubs Munich, Germany, Dec. 23 — (IP)— Shows featuring nude dancers staged privately for the past six months in officers' and enlisted men's clubs in the Munich areas have been banned by U, S. army authorities, the army newspape Stars and Stripes reported today "Girls in the shows, mostly for mer dancers, changed to the strip tease profession because of th black market rate charged lor pe formances of this type allowe much higher pay than the girls r ceived for legal performances boo ed through the military post," the newspaper said. THE IDEAL XMAS GSFT Use Our Gift Certificate Service •• RCA and STROMBERG CARLSON RADIOS ALL SIZES • ' , ; See and Hear the Mystery Phone IN OUR WINDOVV u ,_,„ ,, >«,;', >,;,. "Guaranteed Radio Repair", t '/'''^ Radip.^erytcf;!^ .>^^^l;H^%li?M Ey ED CREAGH Washington, Dec. 23 — (/P) —A starry-eyed, blonde young woman billed modestly as "Margaret Truman, coloratura soprano, had tne nation's capital at her feet today -and the critics might say what they pleased. . Wave after wave of applause — in which the 23-year old singer s father, the president, joined beam- .T i /~i,-,.-,r«4Hi i Hr\vi TH n 11 Mr and Mrs. Angus Dodson will spend Christmas with relatives and friends in Paragould. Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Russell, Jr. of Dallas will arrive Wednesday night for a holiday visit with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harrell and Mrs. Lois Russell and other relatives. Mr and Mrs. Jack Cleary will •spend the Christmas holidays with iclatives and friends in NashviUo Tennessee. not much lames. Whatever i* is called, it is , , ingly — swept ConstiUition ny — \vherc Miss Truman wound up her coasi-to-ooast concert tour before a celebrity-studded audience ot 4,- UOO last night. Practically everybody who was anybody in Washington was there- supreme court justices, ambassadors, senators in evening dress, and women with enough ermine on their backs to guarantee a white Christmas. The house had Deen Whatever it is caueci, u 1= u unnstmas. ane nousi; u«<j 0 " v — most disagreeable condition. It is | sold out, at prices up to $4.80 a caused by the formation of mucus SCRti f al . a month. . _ j, ,.,. r-ini,t.-ri..' l,rHl,.'.T dftOS I\1it-. T T t, ,-f, .1 n .^iflll't Stl'OtCh tnC in the note or sinuses, which drips down into the throat and breathing tubes. The U1CU11141*O H..MV.~. -— — - — cliects oi this mucus result in constant nose blowing, , r . Misu Truman didn't stretch the fact:; when she commented after- waids that it was "a very cordial audience," It applauded with de- Sensational Sale — This Week Only THIS COUPON WORTH $<J.02 NEW. 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' __ Miss Dorothy Lane Henry q£ Beaumont, Texas will be the holiday guest of her parents, Mr. ana Mrs. F. D. Henry here. Miss Peggy KeaUm leaves via plane Wednesday for Washington, D.C. to spend the Christmas holidays with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Castleberry will spend Christmas with relatives and friends in Forres City. Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Howsen wil leave Wednesday for Tyler, Texa where they will spend lho , C ™ l mas holidays with Mr. and Mrs Frank Howsen, Jr.. Mr. and Mrs. Hal Bilyeu an little daughter, Nanette of Shrevc port, Louisiana will arrive Wednesday to spend Christmas with Mrs. John Barlow. A Wiving Wednesday to spend Christmas with their families will claaring ot the throat, and ing up of small quantities oi mucus with a hacking cough. Apparently many different eon.- ditions are at least partly to blunio. Excessive dampness is undouui^d- ' a factor in many people, uihor lings which have been blamed JL 111 *->.'t' j a U.11UUUU, JLL atJ}- ii " vlv *-" ------ sneeziris,'.termination each o£ her ^twelve " "* *-•' — - .,,,1^0 In from two Mozart anas to Just Arrived Eonf-s. tne tamiliav "Ciclito re smoking, central hoatin vituung mines, germs,, &es in 'he external tempera- . oi the air, emotional disuirb- | nces tuicl abnormalities in the tructure of the nose or smuse:;. Certainly central heating, wmen auses extremely dry roomy, combined with excessive moi..uire in he air- outside, must be an iri'itiu- ng iactor in many people. Ini dryness of centrally heated nouses or rooms causes increased evapo- •at'on of moisture trorn the nasal massages, which thickens the mucus and makes ihe normal proct^a of its removal less satisfactory. the tern- asked for and got four encores. And it noted the grin that spread ;icross the president's face when his only daughter, her arms forming a cradle," sang an Italian lullaby. He said not long nfio that hod ratlier be a grandpa than the fa- rapid ther of a concert singer. Bat those critics — , One said in public what some ol the audience said in private after t.Vie applause died down. They spiel liie young woman was charming raid did the beat she could, bat— -•Her iailure to acquire the rudiments ol good singing must be laid directly al the feet M her teacher, wrote Paul Hume in the Washing- tun Tost. -Miss Truman s tone is, so constricted that it is barely possible t^tell what her natural voice | li "Mri.' Truman's teacher is Mrs. Thomas J. Strickler of Kansas] Alien FVnrm-m of the Evening nfl'iliurc OLH-Ui-uuui a, >¥itiv... i nun- JjVdiHciu w - , ,,,,;„« greatest in fall, winter and U prin 2 . Star said Miss Truman s ^o ce are most certainly u strain, bn-I'has had iundamental tiaimng irst. cause ement of LANE Cedar Wope^hest| "• '• nMfflW^Tti"' •', doubtedly, they iirst ci traction and then eiuai'L- the blood vessels, which in Him directly affect the amount and nature of the nasal secretions. Swallowing Not Harmful Many people wonder whel.ie;- swalolwing the nasal secretions; ,„„ .... been ad- rlistic point, x x :< that quality but it vunced tq the un^-- -—. i. ,„„ "The voice will never be large bat it can be polished and rclmed, and her inherent musical sensitiveness is an asset towards an artistic »oal. But the n>acl is still long and not to be- fr.llo-vcd via the concert not suffer. The danger to be Miss Mary Wilson oi who will visit her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wilson, Miss Martha White, also of Dallas who viU visit her mother, Mrs. W t. \\h tc "f.aii-,s'lower part ot the breathing uppa- DalUs ratus is also ordinarily slight, unless mucus causes suen constant coughing as to overstrain tai- breathing tubes, or bronchi, ant. vital uti muuiui, .i.*»~. ••• — and other relatives, and Miss Pollj Tolleson of Dallas who will visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. 1 . Tolleson. the lungs. Ordinarily, therefore, the poai- Lost U. S. Troops From Ifroty to Be Discharged Camp Kilmer. N- J- Dcc - 23 T i*'.- Army authorities were speed- No. 2151 lin'-i the proccsi!!! 1 -! i 1,300 soldiers, the sult one or to of some U.S. tc-l to their Hospital Notes' Julia Chester Discharged: Jimmie Clark, Lcwisville. Josephine Admitted: Mrs. Lloyd Jones, Rt. 4, Hope. Discharged: Mrs. Mack Hicks, Hope. Coy Braden, Hope, Mrs. R. E. Cox and little daughter, Fulton. in" It IS llie result OL uiiu ui inw~ *•-••-. , IrntaUons which can be overcome ; homes by Chnstma:, only by removing the cause 01 -"-">- HOODS Unfortunately, 'hat is olten troops night after a' nine cange , ... . nasal drip alone is hardly cnougl impossible change in residence, lllf^tiU dLH^i t* tii**i- tl . lv .. , ti-om Leghorn aboaui we post- jtiansport Admiral buns. day crossing lo make that necessary. Army rans . crews worked through the. night to Francis Bacon — 4 with refrigeration and is said tj w have died from a chill he caught while stuffing a fowl with snow. L-il^VS tVUllVCU n«»««o" , • »T -c, speed as many men to their homes | for the holidays as possiole. An army spokesman said those eligible for discharge will be re-1 experimented leased as rapidly as is practical, - * ' ' and ethers, will be granted leaves] ciiievt, \\m v*~ feiwwv-— »-—---, or passes so that they can &pend "he hulfdays ftHh their iamiUes. \'- YORK FURNITURE CO. 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