#%—/!**?*.-.',? ••--•. "'^rio>t-STAR- - """: " f ' - l ' J - T <^S' - <tv;-dr '"•' " < '• • MESM y^^}v?rv? ,'i> Volume 43 Hope, Arkonsos, Thursdoy, December 11, 1941 . Number 50 C-'r Q ROBISON l^^^^«»a»^^l^^ ,,,^^gfSgS ; '' ...Wgr.fg'V^/ 4?»*.,.^ f^*|fe t %';?, 7.,^ ttft -*;t'fcSf*' jiSflf?!] / ^ttw| 1 i^^|" ; c# i? v ;; - k.V^feJfe':*^ %*V*.m®a.:,^ 4* :•...:. v=v —-jjw*?;' KV *"X •*' '. .-•••*•* .* -V^K"V ; K, *"*' /'W^V,' % ^it-^R^- ft^XYv** -$ €^$^ ' i^l! ;>V»«W-' -\ < t\>r-> f> : '?.-, ,V>~'.jBs .»V- ^., w. J A>_ , r . ^iS . Once again the Christmas season has rolled around and once again Robison's Christmas Shopping Guide unfolds a collection of Christmas suggestions ,for every member of the family. Save this convenient shopping guide ... it will save you .tjrn.e in making out your list of gifts for Christmas 1941. SHOP EARLY 6* r j <f rf /€-.-" -"* 4' ••>• :- ;^ Mi" J &••'<' ft *V «*> ^ . , \ ^'Ui^,-,,,,.-',. y, ,.u -v^V -f-m--:^^/ .-• "**&£,/ ^"V^ f &%- : -~- : *fyiJ :•; *8««:v::f m^^f^mmt £>' .,• .s-*' iS^feij - m Kit Avoid the rust and scramble of "last minute shopping" this year. Try this plan ... as soon as you've finished looking this shopping guide through, get out your pencil and start making out your gift list. The.n come to town tomorrow and do your shopping ahead of the rush. You'll be rewarded by finding large assortments to choose from, save wear and tear and your nerves will be in perfect shape to enjoy all the fun of the holiday season. ^ , * / ^ t, "»' ! ,'-] Use Robison's Lay-Away Plan A small deposit will hold any purchase you wish to make 'till Christmas. We'll wrap your'gift in gay holiday paper-or tissue, put on all the trimmings and store it 'till you call.' This is a free service we're glad to perform for our customers. We Give Eagle Stamps Geo.W. Robison The Leading Department Store HOPE oi>. war btimson! and' Ofen;' t«ouis a. Hcrshvy; selective service chief, said thV-lcgislution would rnuke men from ,14'to 45 years old responsible for service. That is OH the assumption that a boy, of 19 would 'be trained a year and then be full grown and more ready for service, he said. "Of eourse, a boy of 19. would not i sent intp combat service," Ray- buifh declared, concluding that this registration was necessary to get over-all picture of the country's man- Power. : ":i.*fefe. CHRISTMAS SEALS Buy now and put them on yow holiday mail. • They cost so' little but do so much. Every citizen should lend a helping hand in this voluntary c a m- payn. Talbot Feild, Jr., County Chairman Rev. J. E. Ha- null, City Chairman. „..i ; •-r U! >- We have a war, and it s not of our own making. We have a war, forced on us, catching us unawares simply because we tad not yet brought ourselves to understand, the complete duplicity, the shameless double-dealing, and the venomous deceit that lay behind all Japan's dealings. We were innocent. (Continued on Page _iiic miming i,, wiu soutn section of Luzon, a joint army ami naval communique said, was made by thu army in close cooperation with the navy and air forces. Innumerable Lukes Finland cpntains so many lakes that ey never have been counted The country often is called the "world's greatest Ian dof lakes," There is bedlarn at Mr; Jones' house He shopped late, did this dutiful spouse So the cat gets a mink •, Coat, and what do you think? • His wife gets a nice catnip mouse. j 10 SHOPPING DAYS TIU CHRISTMAS lilast in Defense Plant BUKUNGTON, Ipwti - (/t>) — A terrific explosion in u unit of the partly completed Iowa ordnance plant near licre Friday shook (lie neighborhood mid injured workmen mid possibly killing some. .The blast was described as bud but was said to be limited to one building. Cranium Crackers Fishy Queries Friday is fish day, so here's' a quintuple serving of questions about our finny friends. Use brains for bait to catch the answers to the^e: 1. Is a herringbone suit made of fish bones? Why is it so called? 2. - What are fish ladders? 3. Are trout and tuna both fresh water fjsh? Which is larger? 4. Does electric eel generate enough current to yghl, a light bulb? . 5. What is the djifffrence be- ' tween an aquariuBj and .a rnnari- um? '•:'••.;••• Answers pu - ^pM The Weather ARKANSAS - Cloudy witfc ._.„ „.,., and rising temperatures Friday night ^te.^ and Saturday. ' - f - VjJ " Holding j. • " a .* •?;;•• ^^i n Coasf Reported lost 2 Battleships Struck Philippines South China is«o IAOAG SAN f IRNANDO 'JOHN HAY " r STorstNiuta CLAKKFIilD '• IIA -.\. CAVITt ,-f NAVAL PHILIPPIN, ISLANDS LUZON I fr , 'APARRI K AGAN 70 TOKYO 2000 Ml. FORT McKINLCY NICHOLS FlflO Pocilic Ocean SAMAB MINDANAO' . NEA Service Teiephoto s and the bafoe. cruiser Repulse were sunk by Japanese naval' p indicated on the map.'the place where American bombers sank $™«W^4^a«rth < i W m^vi^ •^including air, army and naval bases where considerable American' \ -. -.v_^_^*.,. v j.^ ^ top, an d Uic 32,000-ton battle cruiser Repulse, bodom, arc re Javul action by the Japanese off the Malayan coast Malaya Fighting Said to Be Under Control SINGAPORE — (.-P)— The British forces have reorganized and prevented further Japanese attempts to advance and tlie land fighting in Malaya generally is weU under control, it was stated here Friday. British casualties were said to be lighter than first thought and equipment losses were said 0PM, Give Mf My Boots and Saddle FORT WORTH, Tex.!-«»)- Despite defense programs, the cattle country still will be able to buy lariats end windmills, f The OPM is going to permit the manufacture of new windmills and parts for old ones. Tens of thousands of the water raisers ore scattered across the Great Plains. Rtv f Tfips f Brewster Speaker at Rotary Hope Rotarians heard the Rev. Tliomas Brewster make an analysis of the vocations of Rot«y leaders throughout the world, at the club's weekly luncheon Friday noon in First Christian church. It was a 100 per cent attendance for the local club. A guest Friday was Clarence SmiUj, LU"•s Rock. Garrison There, Believed to Be Resisting Japs To Set Up Defense Areas on Both ^/-^ Coasts — and Mine Waters .WASHINGTON -<#>— Preside Roosevelt said Friday that the^Wiu Island garrison, so far as known/wl still holding out. ?/> The chief executive told a "prlf conference that the small group marines there ."was doing a ficent job." Mr. Roosevelt had a number of announcements pertaining to the war including the designation of eight defensive areas on both coasts. "Presumably these areas will be mined. ' The areas include the waters near Portland, Maine; Portsmouth, N, H.; Boston; Narragansett Bay; San Diego; San Francisco ;the entrance to "the Columbia river; the strait of T ' de Fuga and the Puget Sound. The president disclosed also Prime Minister Chin-chill of land and Lord Beaverbrook had him a telegram offering to help the U. S. meet material shortages in .any way possible and specifically offered* the output of three shell plants if? 1 Canada. •& • Jap Propaganda By,-* the Associated Press ed "to believe that New York already is under ah- bombardment and its stock exchange closed. _^ Here are two examples, of r officiaf] Japanese propaganda as broadcast byl Domei and picked up here: * x V~"* "Shanghai — the Chungking rai , , quoting a Reuters (British) message^ sensationally announced that Nejv 3 York City was bombed twice Friday.,v by unidentified planes. The radio said-. i s the bombings were between 6:30 aridr*,i 8:40' a: m." "Saigon — It was reported New York City that transactic the'stock exchange of that city been suspended as the result of creasingly unfavorable news regarpp* ing the Japanese-American war." > ^ Message to King George '•', WASHINGTON — (fl>) — President Roosevelt cabled King George 6th p of (Continued on page four) Scout Drive to Be Launchei Troop 66 to Canvass for Coat Hangers, Boy Scout Troop No, 66 s. t*w-iiSSS a new drive this week to all surplus wire coafr hangei,s fifeP Hope, ^ ™ J-f Troop No. 66 takes .the han|ei?~,"as-fa? sorts them, repainfeaJS^ja/or ru' -' ^* hangers and for use in cle ^^ made from the KlnlSt^rjy-^sed buy Troop equipment, such as Fla,. Badges, Cooking Equipment, Camp-? /-" ing Equipment and many ether items ^ f>: needed by a troop of Scouts. If you have any wire hangers you , me not using, wpn't you gather them' "* up and give them to the Scouts when they call at your home. If no Scout Jt-. calls 4t your house soon, and you have*X* some hangets for them, |v(st cajl'v Scoutmaster H. A. Spraggms, and he " wilj send a ^cout to collect your langers. Won't you help fhe Scouts and atl , . the same time ggj <rid of some pf ><J *'' those hanger? ,^ha^ are in your way? J v. ' $1 Close K; l<?-5? %^ 16.64 ,'£X 16.95 '-SJ^ _^» 17.08 ^I .^. : _^n.u -^;|J » 4.4.04 ' prJ±:f$S^">3 October , , .„. spot 18.JJ3. ,_ _____________ ' 17.15, " ?" i."
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