Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 18, 1939 · Page 1
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Hope, Arkansas
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Monday, September 18, 1939
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World-Wide News Coverage Given Impartially by Auociated Prest Hope Star The Weather ARKAWSAS-Partly cloudy Monday night and Tuesday. VOLUME 40—NUMBER 291 HOPE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1939 PRICE 5c COPY RED ATTACK BEATS »•**•_ A-* IP 1 * * ~* * * * '* * * ~*~*~"~* British Aircraft Carrier Courageous Is Torpedoed and Sunk ~~ Its Planes Lost But Crew Saved in Submarine Attack \ Courageous Usually Carried 1,216 Mon and 48 Warplanes GERMANS IN WEST Collapse of Poland Followed by Transfers to .Western Front LONDON, Eng.—(/!>)—The British Jiircnift carrier Courageous has boon "lost by submarine action" the admir- iirilly announced Monday. The announcement said the .survivors were picked up by destroyers and merchant ships. The carrier was launched as a worship in IfllG, and was converted to air use. She could carry 1,216 men and 48 planes. The admirably said the ship was not carrying a full load of planes. The .statement said the submarine was attacked by destroyers ;ind WHS believed sunk. It did not say where the loss occurred. Germans Moving West PARIS, France—(/P)—Thousands of German reserves were reported flooding into the Siegfried line Monday to strengthen German's stand against the French advance on Nazi soil. The movement was regarded by experts its n .sign the Nazis expect Polish resistance on the Eastern front to collapse soon. Russia's Invasion of Poland shocked France, although it was expected. Officially no hint was given as to whether Iho Russia move would be classified a.s an act of war against the Allies. The general staff reported Sunday night along the Western front was quiet, with only local advance guard actions. German Planes Move Up BERLIN, Germany—(/I 1 ;—Intimations that the German air force soon will take a hand in the fighting on the Western front was contained in Monday's supreme command communique. The statement said the air force regarded its work in the East virtually completed, and is ready for task's elsewhere. The communique emphaized complete dissolution of the Polsh forces by an encirclement movement. The Warsaw situation was unchanged. Officials said the threatened bombardment had not begun. Lwow was reported encircled, and Lublin captured. Civil war was reported to have broken out in Warsaw. Tile Western front was described as quiet. A German radio asserted: "The peoples of Asia and Africa now dominated by England await a final settlement of their score with Die British people. It's Warsaw today- bill the story is by no means finished." Germans itcbiforce West PARIS—W)—Heavy movements of German troops from the East were seen by France Sunday as shifting (he European war's main theater to the Western front where two forceful German attacks were launched. Simultaneously with the Soviet Russian advance into Poland, which might release German forces for use on the West, Nazi contingents struck twice at French advance positions. The high command's night com- munique said, however, thai activity had .slowed clown somewhat after a day of hard fighting. Aerial combat was hampered by adverse weather. French advices said their troops were holding firm at Peri, a mile and a half inside German territory near Luxembourg, and had turned back wave after wave of Germans attacking cast of Saarbucckcn, 40 miles southeast of Peri, The French General Staff said that Germany was shifting full divisions of troops and large air force units from the Eastern front, where they, have been fighting Poland, lo the Western (Continued on Page Four) School Bells Call Firemen LAWRENCE, Kas.-M'j-Firemcn are going to college here in October. The University of Kansas will have a short course to teach them how to fight flames scientifically. From 125 to 150 firemen from throughout the state arc expected. A Thought Remember that what you believe will depend very much upon what you are.—Noah Porter. Landon and Knox to Sit in on National Defense Rosevelt Monday invited former Gov- rnor Alf M. Landon, of Kansas, and rank Knox. of Chicago, titular heads of the Republican parly, to a White House parley Wednesday at which the leaders of 'he nation will con- M'ler America's neutrality program. Smackover Next Bobcat Opponent Jjuckuroos to Come Here Friday Night On Special Train Smackover High School football tea'm will come here Friday nigh', tu engage the'BobcaUt in the second game of the season for bolh .squads. The Uuckarous dropped the season's opener to Caindcn last week. 20 to (i, while the Bobcats were winning from the strong Haynesvillo, La., Golden Tornado squad, II) lo I!. Coach Foy Mammons said Monday the Bobcats came out of the battle in good shape and barring injuries this week would -be ready for the Buckaroo team, which in the past four years )I;LS always put up a hard fight ugainst Hope. A special train will bring Smackover fans and the high school band to Hope. Statistics of the llope-Hayncsv'iHc [ame, compiled by Mrs. Euy Hammons, are as follows: First downs—Hope 10, Haynesville 8. Penalties—Hope five times for U!) yards. Haynesville 5 ti'mes for <15 yards. Average on kickoffs—Hope three limes fric^ivcrafic of 50 yards.. 1-lHynesvillc two times for average of 50 yards. Yards gained returning kickoff— Hope 35. Haynusvillc 120. Average on punts—Hope 10 for 41 yards, Hayncs- viHc 11 for 31 yards. Yards gained running back punts—Hope -1C, Haynesville .'i. Hope recovered two fumbles Rising Prices of War to Reach in Everyone's Pocket Government and Business Must Use Restraint, Says Flynn BOTTLE UP SUPPLY Drastic Price Rise Equivalent to Drastic Salary Cut Second of three articles how the wnr affects Mr. Average Man. By JOHN T. FLYNN Written for NBA Service NEW YORK—The European conflict will make jobs and profits in some places and reduce jobs and profits in other plat-UK. So total employment in Ihe United States will not be increased by the war in the first six months and, perhaps, the first year. Prices, however, are immediately affected by war and will continue tp be affected. The causes of the price rises arc not at all complicated and rest on well known human reactions. Take, for insUmce, a commodity like hides. Prices of hides at Chicago soared 100 points in a day. Immediately tanners decided it would be unwise to sell at the current prices and promptly bottled tip the supply. It is the most natural thing in the world for the hide trade, which has had plenty of trouble since the last war, now that it sees a hope of selling its products at higher prices, to hold on lo its slocks until the prices get high onough. And the very act. of. holding on gives a further boost to the price. Price Rise Is Infectious The war immediately affected the prices of tilings like copper, hides, leather, woolen and worsted goods, burlap, woodpulp, chemicals and drugs T..IV. ,*. l njpl; 1 Cl-V'vut Ull LWU lUIIlOleS ~«i»"J', »» uull)lul|J, UI1U1IUU< by Haynesville. The visitors recovered —and for various resaons. four of Hope's fumbles. Kick after touchdown—Hope one out of two attempts, Hayncsville none out of one attempt. Hope blocked one attempted kick after touchdown by Haynesville. Total yards gained—Hope •17G, Haynesville :).>!. Roy Taylor—Yards gained from scrimmage 27; yards lost from scrim- miige 8; an average of 1 8-li yards per try; he kicked eight punts for an average of -1!) yards. He co'mplctcd one out of four passes. Bobby Ellen—Yards gained from .scrimmage, 16,'l; yards lost from scrimmage one; an average of nine yards per try with ball; one punt for •!fi yard;,; yards gained running back punts ,'!8, yards gained reluming kickoff |j; he threw one pass, failing lo complete it; total yards gained 231. Charles Kay Baker—Yards gained from .scrimmage Till; yards lost from scrimmage an average of yards per try; yards gained returning (Continued on Page Four) Some were affected because foreign supplies were cut off. Some were affected because of rising demand from foreign countries. Later, doubtless, steel, manufactured metal products, otc., will be affected. Farmers think they can hold their wheat fo r the big European demand and the same is true of hogs and other meats and some foods. All prices, of course, are not affected. But so startling a price rise as has occurred in certain articles is more or less infectious and prices have tended to move up all along the line. They should, except in certain articles, adjust themselves. Climb in Prices Must Be Curbed Tliis is a matter of grave importance to the ordinary citizen. A general boost in prices is equivalent to a corresponding reduction in his wages. And in' this way the war in these first two weeks has reached into the pockets of every citizen. But Ibis has a more serious aspect. If the price rise is not curbed it will (Continued on Page Four) Nation's Food Counter Today Hope to Defeats Haynesvi Capture Opener He, La v 13 to 6 of 1939 Grid Season we iiimatliaUb uf killed bj war uad »viJl ouutbmc U> In- 'l< M i> MM ii i , < 10.1 -.Hi.! Ix'bcals re urn l, SoplcnilH.T 15. 1 1,, eye. vu'\v ol the playing h KR()J T()]> — ,11,,, • ,,.. ,, Hope Star phnti.N. CMiitax !•' 1.:, mil, i;,l ..... MM fl.j..i, hull. Iho hall to nndfield after [(Hyiiesville's opening kickoff ,-,(• (he Hope .sl.-»ii.,ni l-Yi.lnv - kick-oil was photographed from UK: press-box at Hie lop of the stadium— ami tin- ,-. ; , !,i,-,r '- eld at night. The other pictures were made from the Hope side-line y Siinnis, halfback, races to goal with an intercepted pass for Jlope'.s sea.n-1 lo.idi- south iroal-lii.e. her,', stiff-annum u of the game kept 'the S2II,(IO(I,OUO Worlh? SAN FRANCISCO - ( /IV Carefully fcuarcled a cnUecliun of choice Chinese jade has gone on display in Ihe Chinese village nt the world's fair here. Difficult to appraise because of its unique character, the collection is valued as high as 520,000.000 by some Cliinc.se sources. A minialure temple carved entirely from the valuable stone i. 1 ) I)"' feature of Ihe exhibition. n the sice) mdu.slry. "whiskers" are the liiin tins of .steel which cling lo Ihe poinl of ;i n;iil a:; il comes Irwn the luiil iiudiiuc. CRANIUM CRACKERS At 4 p.m. on a very unsettled day the thermometer .stood at 63 degrees. It had gone up and then down that day. traveling a total of 35 degrees since 8 o'clock in the morning. The reading was now only 5 degrees higher than at 8 o'clock. The highest temperature during the day was at 2 o'clock. What was it'.' tiululiwi IVg Join 1 Lessen Crime SACRAMENTO, Calif.—.,1'. -Cri'me.- leclined in number in California in 103S, especially in the last half of the year. Clarence S. Morrill. chief of the bureau of criminal identification, attributed the drop to increased employment. "Ould Plaid Shawl" LONDON—i^i—"The Ould Fluid Shawl," u ballad of Victorian days,. written in 1896, is sal! collet-line royalties and a music firm here is tr.s- ing to find ivirrulors of ihe joint aulh:.-!-. the bit Waller lla-it-. Russia's Entry Is Decisive; to Split Poland, AskPeace Warsaw Holding Out, But) Polish Army Flees to Rumania TO DIVIDE BOOTY Germany and 'Russia tq Split, Then Offer Europe Peace MOSCOW, Russia—(/P)—Reports of a constantly narrowing wedge between Russian and German troops revived reports Monday that an armistice in the European war would be proposed as soon as Poland's fate is determined. Such a proposal, diplomatic sources said, might be made either by Russia or Italy. Diplomats predicted Poland would be divided between the German and Russian invaders. Germany and Russia gave what was interpreted as a hint of their intentions to create a small Polish buffer state when their invading armies fin-* ish conquering Poland. '' A joint Soviet-German cowanunique' was issued declaring the intention of the armies to help the Polish people reconstruct the conditions of their state existence." Warsaw Holds Out BERLIN, Germany— (JP)—Thc official Uerman news agencies reported Mon- .day. that military: Bffert'to force Wflji saw to surrender had been resumed' after failure of the Poles to negotiate for the withdrawal of its inhabitants. It was not stated whether the city is being shelled. _„„, Polish Army Smashed CERNAUTI, Rumania- ( yP)_ It was icportcd here Monday that the Russian army, striking swiftly since its en- <ry into Poalnd, now held the Polish- Rumanian border towns of Zal eszc yki andS and was California Hires 'Conciliation Directors' SACHA.MF.NTO. Calif. —„!'•-- California is initiating a new effort to preserve fho home JYoni di.scord, under a lew pati.cd by the current legis- lai ure In riiv.juv i.,i ,A-p;,i, lU M], oaits j n . volvm.s a rlnld nr childieu. a state "director of evm-iliaiion" may take juriidii-iion, invesnguie and hold hearings. Under certain conditions, the conciliator may call in phvsiciaiii-, so- ei'.'l'j^L.lj t_'i minuter.., L'f liic g'ji.ijL'l. The Germans' eastward drive waa reported more than 31 Mies fZ *uty. Foreign circles considered it likely the Russians would seek to •weep the entire length of the Folish- Kumanian frontier and meet the Ger- Russia is concentrating troops on Is Poland (o be partitioned again? Russia is concentrating troops on border as Pravda, official organ, proposes establishment of separate Ukrainian and White Russian republics in Poland which could lie incorporated into Soviet. This map of Poland indicates the parts in which White Rus- sain and Ukrainian stales might be >'ct up and general area Germany is expected to lake as province. After this, southwest Poland, according to some reports, might be left as Poland, mans on the Polish-Hungarian border. The battered remnants of the Polish army fled headlong across the Rumanian frontier, barely escaping the Russians. Tanks, planes and artillery. well as hundreds of Polish soldier. i, were said to have surrendered to the Red army. More than 250 panes landed in Rumania, many of their crewmen wounded. Polish Sub Escapes TALLINN, Estonia—The Polish submarine Oiv.el eluded Estonian gunfire early Monday and escaped from Tallinn harbor where it had been interned as the result of the Polish- German war. Estonian shore batteries and Wai - (Continued on Page Four) Cotton NEW YORK— (JP>— October culton opened Monday at 9.04 and closod ;-,t S.'Jl. Middling spot closed 3.0J, oli 13.

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