Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 21, 1937 · Page 6
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Tuesday, September 21, 1937
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PAGESCt ROPE STAR, HOPE. ARKANSAS Britain's New Flying Boat to Launch Heavy Cargo Seaplane on Trans-Atlantic Flights U* J ( , li '* fX By NEA Service . - latest development in Britain's bid \ ,fe* trans-Atlantic air supremacy in £ • &* f*ce now involving three nations {?**, tt the flying boat, pictured above, o?'" which will launch its companions ship, j^ . 1 Mnall, speedy seaplane shown in the &/ West's sketch. p, ' Designed to overcome the hazard hi Mid difficulty of getting heavily load- ip «d planes into the air, the giant air- tjf rftip Mala, under construction for A more than two years at Rochester, !| Sngland, and its sister craft, now near«7 tMff completion, provide the solution to *. Mveral paramount problems which !, 1 h»ve confronted aeronautical experts 1 HAJ5 flying pioneers of the sea-sky- © tM'atriwvmiw In the past, trans-Atlantic planes have, of necessity, been large, powerful ships, laden with gasoline, ami providing little space for pay-cargo or passengers. Size not only increased fuel consumption, but cut down speed. The British composite plane eliminates these disadvantages. Securely fastened to the rigging of the launching plan?, the four motors of the smaller trans-ocean mail plane and those of the flying boat are fully employed in the takeoff. The lightly loaded launching craft provides liftin power for the seaplane, burdened with mail and fuel, which could not rise •tone. When the composite plane has attained sufficient altitude and speed, the locking device is released, freeing the seaplane, which continues on its flight over the crean, while the launching ship returns to its base. Normal landing speed of the seaplane Upon reaching its destination is assured through reduction of its load by fuel consumption. c:r. route. Maximum speed mid pay load with minimum fuel consumption are thus effected, the British designers declare. Of particular value in mail and pas- lenger transport, the experiment is being watched closely because of its additional military importance. Astronomy Gives Notion of Vacuum Total Matter in 50 Million Miles Would Flil Only Ink-Bottle CAMBRIDGE, Mass.— (#) — Wonder what an astronomer thinks about? Here is the thought of one inspired by look ing at the star Sirius, brightest in the heavens except the planets. "Imagine, if you can," this astronomer writes anonymously in The Telescope," a tube one foot in diameter and fifty million miles In length. Such a tube would extend approximately from the earth to Sirius." Coming down such, an imaginary tube to your eye the light of Sirius takes nine years to make the journey. "In all this great tube," the astronomer goes on, "would be found only one-tenth of a gram of substance, just about the equivalent of the air in your ink bottle." He means that this is all the matter outside the earth's atmosphere, which extends only a few hundred miles toward Sirius. The ink bottle of gas, spread all the way from here to Sirius, the astronomer thinks is a good( practical illustration of a vacuum. Holiday for 'Anthony* Author Actually Cooler Golf ing Under Sun Body Movement in Physical Exercise Loses Unwanted Heat WOODS HOLE, Mass.—W—One he- man story which the wives don't be- Utve is maybe true scientifically. It is the one about the golf course being cooler on a blistering hot day than staying at home in a chair. Some wives even worry. How cool you feel, and even how gafe you are in heat, depends partly on how fast your body loses heat. The story about the golf course gets support from experiments on heat loss, Imported in the Collecting Net by Dr. Eugene F. Dubois, of Cornell Medical, Hervey Allen, much read but seldom photographed author, had something serious on his mind—perhaps a suwcssor to his "Anthony Adverse" (500,000 words)—as he boarded the Normandie bound for * vacation in Europe. Mrs. Allen, a fragrant gardenia corsage en her shoulder, appeared serious, too. College and Dr. James D. Hardy, Russell Sage Institute of Pathology. They were able for the first time to measure loss of heat by "conyection," that is by a breeze. A breeze removes from 10 to 15 per cent of the body's heat. But, with moderate exercise, this ies Insect World Is Studied at Zoo Fireflies Furnish "Electricity for Own Lights in Strange Zoo DETROIT — (#•)— Folks who are "bugs" about bugs are having a lo't of fun at the Michigan insect zoo. First exhibit of its kind in the world, this Lilliputian menagerie makes entomology understandable to anyone. Housed in electrically lighted .glass cages are fireflies which generate their own "electricity," ants which keep cows and .servants, "ant lions" which burrow backwards in the sand to trap and kill ants, singing cicadas with ears hopes"to force the registration of such (in their front legs, wasps which build Child Slaves to Be Stopped in China Not Actual Slavery, But Poor Bind Children to Rich Families SHANGHAI, China—(XP)—Mui tsai, the virtual slavery of little girls, a system which has existed in China ; or centuries, is being investigated by Shanghai's municipal council, which children and thus be able to protect them. So deeply is the custom rooted that efforts to stop it have failed^so far. Poor people give up their daughters to wealthier families as adopted children. The little girls act as personal maids and do light house work. When they reach marriageable age, the mistress of the house is obligated to find them husbands and provide them with dowries. Although the system is not slavery in one sense, there is no supervision to protect the children from abuse. Formal legal action is not necessary to effect an adoption and it is difficult to determine whether the transaction was the buying and selling of a child or a .genuine adoption. In case of legal action bning taken against an alleged slave trader, the defense can always be raised that the child has been adopted. puzz led ? ? ? When your Printing Problems are puzzling you consult a Hope Star representative he will solve them for you. get the habit of using our printed products—it is a good habit from every point of view. Our Commercial Department is at your service, equipped to fill your needs in the « printing line. Experience, accuracy, promptness and careful attention to details—an earnest effort to please and satisfy every customer—assure a printed product of quality and effect. Phone 768 and a representative will call and cheerfully furnish estimates. Star Publishing Co. "Printing that Makes an Impression" South Walnut Hope, Arkansas I We Print- Admission Tickets Announcements Auction Bills Blanks Billheads Briefs Blotters Business Cards Calling Cards Catalogs Coupons Checks Circulars Dodgers Envelopes Env. Enclosures Folders Gin Forms Hand Bills Invitations Letter Heads Labels Leaflets Meal Tickets Menu Cards Milk Tickets Notes Noteheads Notices Office Forms Pamphlets Posters Programs Receipts Stationery Sale Bills Placards Price Lists Post Cards Statements Shipping Tags ieat loss, from either wind or the Body's own movement in air, may rise .o 25 or 30 per cent. That's the extra 15 per cent coolness the golfer is talk- ng about. bullet-proof homes. Insect Eaters Shown Here also is the Chinese, or praying, mantis, whose front legs apparently folded in supplication are really waiting to snatch mosquitoes on the wing. And huge black tarantulas, black widow spiders, Central American roaches as big as mice, diving beetles which eat fish, water scavenger beetles which clean up ponds, worms which make the silk for parachutes. Since the smallest bugs have even aller bugs that live upon and bite .hem, the zoo shows the tachinid flies Which lay their eggs in the boddies of harmful catepillars and lay them away for the winter, and insects which feed on the young .of other species. To make the picture complete it also shows the snakes, lizards, chameleons, turtles, centipedes and scorpions which live by eating insects and aid materially in keeping them if der ct».;rol. Few Are Harmful The zoo is "essentially educational," says Brayton Eddy, director of the zoo, and is attempting to teach that ''there are more than 600,000 different kinds of insects to which names have V. S. Map-Maker Logs Mexican Roads Tuesday, September 21,1937 Wind Increases as Altitude Does Map-maker James D. McClure took to the railroad ties (upper left) from Uruapan, State of Michoacan, to the west coast, in his logging tour of Mexico. Fording the rocky creeks (upper right) was no novelty for McClure, as he pushed his Chevrolet over 75 such crossings in the course of n two-day journey of 48 miles. • Straddling a 2^-foot ditch (center) was frequently necessary, too. One of Mexico's first-class highways (left center) provides a beautiful setting for the map-making car. Typical of the scenic wonders in Old Mexico is the view at right center in Haustcad Canyon, about 15 miles off the Laredo highway at Monterrey. Sunrise from the summit of the Nevada Toluca road flower right). Three hours from Mexico City, McClure had gained an altitude of 15,000 feet. "Mexico not only offers scenery of unsurpassed beauty and grandeur, but is friendly and hospitable to tourists," McClure reported. "It is an ideal vacation land." Aviators' Now Have Definite Data on Speed of Air Currents NEW YORK— (A 1 )—The class in aviation is called on to answer the question: "If the wind blows 180 miles nn hour at nn altitude of three and a half miles over Lansing, Mich., how hard was it blowing at seven miles?" The class is the U. S. weather men and the aviators. The wind did blow exactly 180 miles an hour above Lansing on a December day in 1919. Furthermore the weather bureau has discovered that a sn rule, though not always, the higher the altitude the faster the wind. This windways forecasting is a new science just being developed by the weather bureau. It wns started with charts picking up the meager information of past years about winds at all levels from 20,000 upward. The charts disclosed the 180-mile Lansing wind, the highest. They showed also that if nt Brownsville, Texas, the wind was blowing at 11 miles an hour at three and a half miles high, it was doing 17 miles at twice that altitude. If the rule held true at Lansing, then on that December day at seven miles the breeze was 360 miles an hour. Bicycle Load-Carriers Are Ruled Off Streets been given—several times as many as all the fish, birds, and other animals put together—and that there are probably millions of other kinds." It is also trying to show that only about one-half of one per cent of all insects are harmful to human or plant life while the rest either help to control harmful insects, help to pollinate the plants on which man and his domestic animals depend for food, or, at the worst, are merely harmless. Tuna Fish Stretch for Area 50 Square Miles HONOLUULU.—W—Lured by millions of "muhee" or red sea shrimp, on which they feed, fiant tuna thronged into these waters in such numbers recently that the school was estimated to cover 50 square miles. Fishermen who ordinarily are at sea three or four days filled their boats to capacity in two hours. Comfort For Visitors LONDON.— (fP)— A sleeping department for visitors to patients of St. Bartholomew's hospital has been opened with dormitories for men and women and a canteen with all-night service This Story Exclusive —for One-Legged Men >SAN FRANCISCO.-W—A shoo exchange for one-legged persons and other cripples has just been opened here. It is intended to do away with the necessity of buying two shoes when a person, can wear only one. Odd- sized shoes for various other afflicted persons will be sought through voluntary contribution. Eventually the exchange hopes to work with siinilnr agencies in other cities, so unwanted shoos may be exchanged and put to good use. .Eh! Him: "Well, 1 suppose you're plenty angry because 1 came home with this black eye last night." Her (sweetly): "Not at all, dear. You may not remember it, but when you came home you didn't have that black eye." Embarrassing Situation Would you believe the fisherman who caught a fish so large, he didn't believe it himself, and therefore rolled it back in? MEXICO CITY— W—Bicycle riders balancing great bundles on their heads must stay off Mexico City's streets. So the department of the federal district has ruled, pointing out, to the satisfaction of most motorists, that such precariously poised burdens kept the riders' minds off their handlebars. The sight of cyclists pedaling merrily along, with crates of milk, huge baskets of bread, and bundles of laundry resting atop their heads, long has caused Mexico City's visitors to marvel. Now they'll marvel no morc^ £££ Malaria I 11 II V in 3 days vvv Colds Liquid, Tablets tirs t dav Salve, Note Drops Headaches, 30 minutes. 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