Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on January 17, 1936 · Page 5
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Friday, January 1.7, 1936 •*—— **~~t— tm-JLtX^ .,. .-_-. - . . *L... __r. ' HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS PHOTO OF THE ACTUAL BOMBING OF DESSYE •« BACKED WITH DFATH AND DESTRUCTION the nilsslc held l>v the Tllls I'ICTUKK MAKES YOU AN EYE WITNESS tii the shower of death Unit was loosened apnimt Ucssyi: in a series of bombing raids by Italy's Ellilopimi .soldier Is one of the hundreds rained on Oessye l,y Italian'«vH.- I)«-FpirnU- sKundnin, kllllii K ..-.ore than 40, liijurln K ten times that many, ne rrly wlpln K out flic town where Emperor Halle SelasHe made his hcad- lurs. Tills one, however, was u dud. " (jtinrlers. Von see nliove the almost simultaneous explosion of two hoinhs a:; they landed in an open spa<:c in the village. PUTTING UP A FIGHT, though a futile one, the skyward pointing 'rifles of these Ethiopians typify the courageous manner in which they, sought'to drive off the air raiders. ANOTHER BULL'S-EYE for the Fascist ulnncn—that's Hie Mory (old by the"cTifumn < the group of huts above, one of which had just been set afire by an incendiary b<;ml> run to aid those maimed in the rain of death. the that rises from foreground men COLURAKCiEOUS AS A LION was Emperor Ilnilc Selassie as he manned a machine gun and filed on the air raiders. Pictured beside his son, the Duke of Harrar. he was the target of the raid. THE SMOKE OF BATTLE in the bombing of Dessye was overshadowed by that of buildings set ahla/c by the hundreds of incendiary shells Italy's airmen loosed. Not only native huts like that above, but an American milieu hospital and the Emperor's palace were raked by flames, ; WHILE 1IOA1DS BURST around them, survivors of the Dessye raid administered to the wounded. Here Major de Fruinponl, Belgian advisor [o Haile Selassit. gets his wounded arm bandaged. AS IL IKTK'S BOMBERS HOARDED ACROSS THE HORIZON, the plane <;! smoke thai rose into Africa's sunshine ovtr Dessye symbolized the •MUTC'SS" <.f their raid. The charred timbers of the smoldering house stand like a ikelcton In haunt (hct.se who witnessed hospital buildings as well as r.ative lulls z« up in flames, and heard the cries of the wounded rise above tb< thunder of bursting bombs. WAR'S AFTERMATH was death for these two victims of the Dessye raid, who lie in a shallow trench awaiting burial. But Haile Selassie, the real Ir.rget for the bombs, lives on to guide his country's defense. •6- ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft VANDENBERG—FROM NEWSBOY TO U. S. SENATOR Arthur Henclrick Vantlcrberg was born in Grand Rapids, Mich., March 22, 1884. He still live. 1 in a hc.Miie within tw-j blocks of his birthplace. Hi* ambition was to be a lawyer, but financial rt-versies at h'JiiiL 1 made him abandon the idea after pelting a law degree at the University of Michigan. He became a reporter on the Grand Rapids Hurold, and rose rapidly, after u brief interval with Collier's Magazine, to be the Herald's «.;neral manager and finally ibj president. His anti-League of Nations editorials were .so powerful that they directly influenced men of the caliber of Lodge- and laft. Appointed U. S. Senator in 1928, Vaiulen- hfiK suld his newspaper interests. He refused (^Kl.-rve an "apprenticeship." and launched immediately inl'j a suect-sfful fiyht for congi-w- tional rcajipovtionment. More recently he won laurely a.s joint sponsor with Senator Nye of the Senate munitions inquiry. One of the {others of bank deposit insurance legislation, Vaiulenbc-J-fi has been only a spotty New Deal opponent, supporting some mcusures and op- 1/jbiiiK others. He has three children by a first marriage, and was married a second time following his wife's death. At 9, Vandenberp, was soiling the Grand Rapids Horald, which he later was to own. .\n Idolizer of Theodora Roosevelt, ho. once lost u job because he insisted on to see T. H. pass in n parade. Began as a reporter, and got much practical knowledge of politics as a city hall reporter.. At 21i ho became managing editor ol hi.s ;japi.-:', and made good. Author of two books on Alexander Hamilton, onu of his political idols. Jumped to quick prominence as new senator iu 192S by .sponsoring reapportionment and helping organize "Sons o£ the Wild Jackass."

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