Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 16, 1939 · Page 1
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s Coverage Given Impartially by Associated Press Hope Star The Weather ARANSAS—Partly cloudy, cooler in northwest, scattered showers in extreme east portion Saturday rtlghtj Sunday fair. .'VOLUME 40—NUMBER 290 HOPE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16,1939 PRICE 5c COPY RCE FIGHTING IN THE WEST .K •«" •& "A- 'A- -A- >V >Y -A- -A- -A- -A- -& -A- '-^ >V -A- -^ •£ Bobcats Open the Season With 13 to 6 Win Over Haynesville I 3 Hflft Tone Witnacc I ^- . r> _ _^^_ ^ _ <P _ ~" Stars of Game 3,000 Fans Witness Bitter Battle Here In Season's Opener Hope Scores First On 78- Yard Run By Halfback Bobby Ellen THRILLING CONTEST BOBBY KLLEN JMI.tlV SUIJMS Splash! in Fact, S-P-L-A-S-H!! OKLAHOMA CITY i,IV Biggest splash in Oklahoma City's bistoiy was caused, recently, by a peanut. A spectator offered Liiana, y;x> elephant, a peanut. She rcach£tl a'nd reached for it witb her trunk, stretching it far across the inoal thai separated her and the goober. Farther and farther and farther she stretched. The- chain fastened around her leg didn't have so much rubber in it. Suddenly it .snapped. Luna plunged into three foot ot water. Spectators wore drenched. Luna bellowed and declined to try an iiacent up thu slippery rnoat. Finally Keeper Leo Blond in drained the moat, built a heavy stairway for Luna to climb out. CRANIUM CRACKERS Game Is Hard-Fought All the Way With Many Stars in Battle Hope High School football team won over Hayncsvillc's Golden Tornado .squad, )J lo 6, in a fierce and thrilling spectacle here Friday night before approximately 3,000 fans who were kept in suspense from the opening lo the final whistle. The first big tbril lot the game came near the end of the opening quarter when Bobby Ellen, Hope halfback, raced around hi.s right end for 78 yards In .score the initial touchdown. Captain Joe Eason kicked extra point and the Bobcats were out in the lead, 7 to 0. The second quarter was scoreless. Haynesville received to open the third quarter, Tinslcy, fleet Haynesville back, taking the ball on his 10 yard line and racing through the entire Bobcat team to score. Attempl to kick extra point failed. Trere w.'is no more scoring until about the middle of the final period when Haynesville, trying desperately to overcome the Bobcat one-point advantage, opened up with an aerial al- Utck. One of the tosses was intercepted by Jimmy Simms, Hope halfback, who ran 20 yards to score Hope's .second marker. Eason missed the goal on an atteplcd kick for extra point. A few moments later, Simms saved Ivf ball game when ho brought down Harold Smith, Haynesville quarterback, who had broken through the Hope line and was headed for a touchdown with an open field ahead. Simms cumc from behind to make the tacklci Haynosvillo tried two more passes which fell incomplete. A third tos.s was intercepted by Bill Tom Bundy who latcrallod to Baker, bringing the ball back to midficld. Ellen made 10 yards around end and Baker picked up six more as the gun ended the game. Statistics gave the Bobcats a total of ten first downs to seven for Haynesville. Hope attempted five passes and cc/inplctccl one. Haynesville attempted 11, completed one and had three intercepted, one for a touchdown by Simms. Haynesville lost GO yards on penalties to 35 for Hope. Jimmy Daniels, regular Hope quarterback, started the game but was removed a few minutes later. Daniels has not recovered from an ankle injury which has kept him out of practice .several days. When Tinslcy, Hjiyjimvillc bltck, look the kickoff to start, the second half, it was the first time in a 21-year coaching career that an opposing player has taken the kickoff and raced through a Hain'mons-eoachcd team to score. The First Quarter The Hall game opened with Hope receiving. The ball sailed into Captain Joe Eason's bands who ran it back to his ,'{(). Daniels ripped off four yards and Taylor two. Taylor Folding the Tape Mi.s. Muddle had u KO-hich luiic. measure- that was printed on only one side. She folded it back on the 21-inch mark, then .she mca- •sured back six inches on (lie short end, making a m:irk. What number of iialus would be opposiV this marls on the long end? v jj!'iiiiij) On J' i,-c 'j'vit.' got nff a losg punt lluil rolled out on the- Tornado 15-yard line. Haynesville tried the line twice and theii punted to Ellen who fumbled on his own 4, r ), Hayncsville recovering. Peace, Crump and Claunch began tearing through Hope's left fnrwaj-d wall on it series of line plunges good for three successful first downs that carried the bull to Hope's 11-yarcJ line—where a 15-yard penally sci the Tornado back. Haynesville again started its crushing attack, but brilliant defensive play by Roy Taylor, probably the best linebacker in Hope High School history, halted the march. Hayncsville then punted out on llie Hope 5-yard line. Taylor, kicking from behind his own goal, gol off a long punt to midficld and then raced down to make the tackle. Smith and Crump again made a first- down through Hope's left side before Norman Green and Taylor balled the slashing drives and forced the Tornado squad to punt out on the Hope 18. The Bobcals look (be ball and on the first play, Ellen swung Hi'oiincl hi.s right end. picked up speed and outran the entire Hayncsville team lo scare. Kaion kicked extra point. Hayncsville received, Blythe returning to his 40. Two plays failed and Peace punted to the Hope 28. Bakei found a bole for seven yards, then picked up four more on the next try for first down. Taylor hit the line Generals of Europe Plot the Strategy of Warfare- I . Britain's war chiefs—General Sir Edmund ronsidc, left, chief of defense staff, ami. General the Vi.scuutn.Gort, commander of field forces— in strategy huddle nt London office. ..They study map <>f western front, where KiiKlisli are reported lo have joined French attack into Germany Photo was cabled from London to New York.. , ,, At German general headquarters in secret Spot on Polish front, Nazi military leaders plot the attack. Col.- Gcn. Wilhelm Kcitcl, center supreme commander, has pencil in hand. .Others looking at map arc Field Marshall Hermann Gocring autl Fuehrer Adolf Hitler. Picture was radioed to New York from Berlin. But the Common Soldiers Suffer the Consequences iConliuued an Page Tlwec) Nii/.i infantrymen storm Polish machine K"" ucsls hi suburb r.f Warsaw—according In iiiformalinu aiTnmpanyiiis alusve picture's radio transmission fnn.n Berlin lo New York. Note city trolley cars, (irrmaii army dispulili claims ci'|ii(iil of IVilawl lias licca completely enc'rclcd liy invadiTK, vays resistance nit three I'roiil.s rlcffndina co;vii ha;, bci'n wiped nut. AtTordini; to caption on Dirtnie, radioed from Berlin lo New Yolk, this is wreckage of British lunnfu-r, shot dnwn by Na/.is near Wliilliflmsliav- cn naval base. German troopers examine one of the broken wings. In background is the shattered fnselaue. Smackover Loses to Camden; EIDorado, Jonesboro Winners Canuleu Shows Power in Whipping Uuckaroos 20 lu G; El Dorado Runs Over Crossett and Blythevillc Smothers Prescott Lindbergh Urges 'Stay Out of War' To Fight for Democracy Abroad Means Losing- It Hero at Home CAMUEN —• lievcaliii" milch poiv-(-> er, the Camdcn High School Panthers defeated (lie Smackover Buckiiroos. 20 to G. before 3,000 fans bore Friday night. Camdcn made H(i first downs to two for Smackover. Camdcn scored first in the opening peiiod on a sustained drive of 7(1 yards after taking the kick-off. Mann dove over from the one-yard line. Domanski raced around end for the extra point. Smackover scored in the- .second quartcc after intercepting a pass, and Camden drew a 15-yard penalty, placing Hie ball on the 1'1-yard line, Estes drove over from the three-yard line. Try for goal failed. In the third quarter Camden marched Go yards with Doiiutiiski racing uruund cm! fur 10 yurdi lur J tuudi- down. Smith kicked goal. A few inin- uti's later Camdcn made another (ouch down on a long march with Mann carrying the ball over. Try for goal failed. Kstcs and Moore stood out for Smack over while P. McGuirc, Captain ThurUin, Guttrcy, Domanski and Alien lonkcd well in the Cumdcn line and Mann. Brown, C. Wright, and Smith showed up we)) in Die bavkficld. lil Dorado Beats Cmsssotl EL DORADO, Ark. — I/Pi—- -Presenting a hard driving offensive. Coach Allen Berry's El Dorado High School Wild cats opened the season here Friday night by defeating the light (Continued wi Page Four) WASHINGTON •(/!>/ Col. Cliarlc-s A. Lindbergh urged America Friday to keep otit of Europe's war, asserting that "if we enter fighting for democracy abroad, we may end by losing it" here at home. "We must not be misguided by this foreign propaganda to the effect that our frontiers lie in Europe," he said in an address prepared for broadcast in an address pcpacd to boacl- casl by all major networks, "One need only glnce at a map to see where our Irue frontiers lie. What, more could we ask than the Atlantic ocean on the easl and the Pacific on fiio west. An ocean is a formablc barrier, even for modern aircraft." Lindbergh, who first came to prom- Congress Is to Write the Next- Chapter of Neutrality Story Arms Embargo Remains Dominant, is,-tie Jjviweeii President and Congress (Continued on Page Four) A Thought Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because tbou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are they th<il hdvc not seen, and yt have believed,—Jului 20:29. Outbreak in" actual W",r in Europe, ,md i'rc.-.uifnl pledge In :|nffi,d Canada (which is now ;,t wan mi-.'m sion of Conyrrss opening Sept. 2\ faces a gic.'iter l:, hauling of the present neutrality law—it is a 'ask th foreign policy in a war-ridden world. For Ihreo years the President, and®" all America have been making a nut-cession of alternate gestures toward participation in world affairs, and retreats into isolation. Each time l siv- nver- U. S. German, French Soldiers Engaged In Bitter Battle One of Biggest Battles of War Reported On 40- Mile Vv estern Front . STUDIES SOVIET AIMS Whether Russia Will Go to Aid of Germany Is Question By (lie Associated Press Hundreds of thousands o£ French and German troops were reported Saturday to be engaged in a. terrific battle along the 40-mile western front after two week's of skrimishing. • Fighting, including reported "over the top" advances by Nazi infantry, , was said by military observers to be "" raging all the way from the Moselle river southeast to the Saarbruecken area. Observers estimated that at least 15 German divisions, and an equal if not larger number of French divisions, were fighting in no-man's-land between the Maginot and Seigfried lines. In the east,-Germany sent new divisions against the Polish army. The Germans were said to be steadily closing in on the Poles in the Warsaw area. A communique said fighting continued at the gates of Lwow. The Germans were said to be continuing their. attack . on the Brest- Litovsk citadel 110 miles east of Warsaw. ..-.,. •••,., . •- . .' .'•- - -.. In Budapest, 'Hungarian sources said they heard that „ Polish., defenders of Warsaw and Lwow pushed back the besiegers and inflicted heavy losses. Great Britain officially held Germany to blame for the sinking of the Belgian motorship in the English channel Friday night by a mine and. torpedo. News also was received in London telling of the sinking of the third British vessel within 12 hours, the tanker Cheyenne, owned by the Anglo-American Oil company, subsidiary of the Standard Oil Co., of New Jersey, It was sunk by a submarine off the coast of southwestern Ireland. The cargo boat, Fanad Head, and the trawler, Davara, also were reported sunk. Russia Watched LONDON, England — (/Pi— Soviet Russia's aims in the European war Saturday absorbed British political circles following the Russian-Japanese armistice in the far east border fighting. Whether Russia ultimately will throw the weight of her mobilized millions behind Germany in the present war is the question all wanted answered. Prince Is Killed BERLIN, Germany— (IP)— Prince Oskar. Jr., Prussia, a grandson of former Kaiser Wilhelm, has been killed ill Poland, the first Hohenzoliern victim of the war. The young Prince, a lieutenant, was said to hav« led his com- pajiy into battle. Bremen Liner MOSCOW, Russia—(/Pj—The Ger- ninn ambassador to Russia intimated Saturday that Britain had captured Hie 20-miliion-dollar German liner Bremen, mysteriously uureported since her sailing from New York August 2!). He said questions concerning the ship should be referred to Winston Churchill, first lord of the British aa- miralty. Bulgaria Neiittal SOFIA, Bulgaria — j/P)— Bulgaria, Germany's ally in the last World war, officially declared her .neutrality Saturday. the United States .seemed willing to j action adhere to "collective security" action, Europe abandoned it. Each time Europe seemed on llie point of get- linn together, the United Stales drew back into isolation. To understand the complicated background of !hc coming debate on neutrality, it is necessary to trace the evolution of the Roosevelt foreign policy. Going back over the record, this is the amazing sequence of events: The Now Deal Marled out in U)33 with participation in the London economic and monetary conference, a broad effort at international co-operation in those fields in the interest of peace. This effort was .short-lived. Roosevelt called the American delegal- iun hume, and, attention turned, lu do- mestic problems uiilil l'.r.."i. Jt.'dy's invasion til Kthnj lite United Slates ivad.v its full share of "collective iiiti*4 Itnly, \\hich 1 formally declared .an iijwc-.--.-i League of Nations. But tin powers backed down on lin 1 of an oil I'lnbarjjo. anu til '';i fnuinl to carry security" nad been >r by the u League question i United Slates. simu-xs hat di.-ilhisii'iied. \vilh drew froru a period .if voluntary cooperation with tin.- Lrvigni. Embargo C'lainpi-il on SpanKh War To tl>is mood of isolation came the Spanish War in July, 1336. The United Stalci. co-operaling W;th the European Non-Intervention Committee, clamped down an embargo or. arms to both sides in Spain. Roosevelt reflected this isolationist mood at Chautauqua. N. Y., when he said: "We shun political committments (Continued on Page Three) (ittiinau Planes Repulsed PARIS, France—(/P.)— French warplanes were reported Friday night to have defeated an undisclosed number of German planes which were bombing and strafing French troops in an et- lort to hc.it ihc-ir general advance on the Western front. Dispatches from thu front indicated German forces we: a retreating .slowly from advance positions all along the front's northe.ii flank. French and German planc.s clashed so low above the lines, it was snid, (Continued on Page Four) Cotton NEW YORK— (0?)— October cotton opened Saturday at 9.22 and closed at 9.10-12. Spot closed 9.2^

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