Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 31, 1941 · Page 1
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Nt wf « fH-w . «<•*) )(« duvc-n rftii-e Mi,,. fr« w 60 i 1.1-ii-rjtl i,Su> HJIV.-J. ,1,,-ftm t-,-,.,,1 «,-j,uf«u,Mt in) fj !,,„., l« ad- Praises Philippine Defenders; Believes Singapore Will Hold OTTAWA, Onl, ~<A*h~ Prime Miri- I»UT Winston Churchill praised thv "i<i»«- ,,f tin- f'hil)|,|,in«* by Amorn hmJ lti)lij,|,irio forces Wednes<»«;>' ami Mid h<. thought the Jammesc wet* in t, v «, Jlnc , surprises lx , fa c I**? liltitt «-n.Jed. Afckcil iiy u London rrixtrtrr Ht o l«u-«s (wfrwnw if )ie ihuugtit tin- l.r)iiis)i w,.uld lx,ld SinKHjwrc, )ie *oltj "1 KUIV (ill " "Tlio Jhjuuirhe Jw.vi- somt-tJiing com- W* to lhi-m one t.f thew days," ho itiiwMrtJ i« answer Ui qtieslJons <ts to wJw-n th<- ulhrj, wouJd Ixunb the Prtai- \ f Y* ' 3Vi s«»-.<i 0 * UUrlt \a Ih"- ¥ 5'** -<?ii4*-. 100 )n murk of i** p«wt*»] **»«. .tfifAwrtir.eJy aw*XH«**--i foiisicir-nrp that the «-i.niI<i 1>(- M-ltlc-d." Of 'lir AUiintir he "In Krbniwry vrc I'Vc-r lJ>r high iM<- < >.'llt <IC,W »,.. j,;, V( . „ Jtnr-n tj lf . t'.UvjiU fa tln-ii linl\ will) N<»?! itu-itKanInu-ti mxj were concerned ! UIKWS of ships anugcd MI as to rtlifi out, break |>ifin<"fi. ann our our t.hf [ «•-.»< f !<• A (>.»»<. AUiVSTA -... IV«5 ' Hitler Makes , New Promise Tells Germans That Russia Will Be Broken in 1942 nKRl.lN'IC)ffi.i:,| H«dio Rcrottlcil by AI'>- Aiioll Miller in a new year order In Ins |i ,n,^ s dcclari-il that tin- Hussiaii winter cnunti-r «tl»ck must and "will be fuMrntcd" nml th;it the .yciir 1942 would M.-C the Soviet power 'broken rnmpleU-ly. Adiln-ssiuM Im troops on the i-nst: cm front I he Fuheicr n.s.sci lc<i that : "Gcrnniny dues not want uiul cannot |! afford (o lie involved in buttle ng;u'n |j every 25 ycnis nml engage in u new *"'ar I" '"' '» not lo be. •'Also Kurop« cannot eternally con- riinuc to lacerate itself merely Unit VJthe rising of Aji«lo-Aii!>j|-icMi nml I Jewish conspirators may satisfy H- Ifclf- "The blood which bus been .spilled , this win- .shall be, we hope, the last to be spilled in Europe for gent-rations." J His order of the day, broadcast by the Hcrlin radio said 1U41 was a year f Of the heaviest "decisions" and the P'tnost sanguinary fighting" but prc- Idlctcd tliat "it will be known in history as the year of the greatest victories of all timt-s." Fire Damages Crossetf Plant Storehouse of Charcoal Continues to Burn CHOSSKTr AirkM) retwieti mi iking Grrv, Erw'm Horn- •rrricircMj »rtf-c"*?& in Acfkbia c<m-.muT»Jq»ic wnri R/immt-l hi-, (till tirrnglh of Mimvmg 1«trn ami mw.g infantry cnn- i')U i;i ari ollemru to pipvrnt a RntiiJi Awrrp arrnmfl his M»ith fl»nk Khith would rut of fhi* escape loulp inlo TiipfihUnia, Many German Unks were smiujied and motor IramrwU *Hot up. the cninmuniqup J)ITfi) . of (hi- xl lo <.iii;!i I /r. -Fire which Martin the rhi.ic,,.-.! IUJKJUII: Ohrmir.il i1; ( i>t hrrr i.WKt-t.iiis «f Ilio stiiicd itlitiiiK Oio (ire \von> fimu-h unit » (mull) injury wlirn lie (ell 'Irty thr fui-l Tluro itn>n nvtinimc liy Miffm-il a lii.c from the top f ,f ,. F'iri- rotnp.-tnics kept j-lrcains of w»ter DII Hie iill-nn-l.il shed rontjiin- inn the huvninj; cliiirrnii). D;iniiio coulu mil In- immediately Certified Chinese ^ YOKK ~t,r>~ rtn»'i-ie»i)-l N >Mi riiiiii-se .mil Cllillc.se IIMtioMJil.s will lie knimii !>>• !))/• billions they W«-HI- from now on. Tin- Chiiu-.se Cniisul;iti< hus is.sned itieiUificiilion biillon.s to help Aineik-ims tel lllie difference between Cliiiu-.se/ uiul Jiipnnesc. '1'lu- inslKnin .shows u Chinese uiul American flag. i Red* Al|«rk In North j HKUSINKI --<*»,- The Red I i'. ;,tu,okmg lh<> FinnUh lint-* Ilic whole from with thr fi_ „ lieirirM n\ the Svir river MX'tor bc- twp<-ii !,i<kc» Lngorfa and OnoRa, n t uinisb crunmuniquc smd Wednesday. ' Hope Company Incorporated Articles Are Filed Wednesday by Local Men UTTl.K HOCK-M'HTho Homo t.iinstnu-iioii Company of I| 0 ,, P , fj| tH | ai IK-IPS of incorporation Wediu>sd«y with ;in mitlmi i/.od capital stock of 100 slmres of $100 each, and $3,900 paid- in cnpital Incorporntors are George W Ware Vim-em M. Foslcr. and George W.' Pw-U, all of Hope. lo .-.bc.ul oiir-fiftb ( ,f t | H . f omi< , r No 'Main Street' Says Its Historian CANTON, O. ~f«V; ^j^clnir — U»r. fiery rtvMiHircd author who made "Man, Street" « bywood in the Ainetiran language-believes that the t.vpirr.1 j«), s l| t ow .,, )lr , rf^.j-ib^ 2 , years og,, j n ),ia famous novel has \'anlkhed, •Miiin xirwt' is no more" i^cwis r.;4i<i. "because it II.-JA become a part nf <«ne big city. All swlions of the natmn except a few funning areas, notably the Georgia cracker country.' have become, urban in the lust 20 years." He attributed the death of "main street" chiefly to the radio, motion pictures, th cautomobilc and cood rouds. Art Blackout NKW YOKK -WV- Curfew shall 'ins for the sake of art, according Ui an announcement from the Metropolitan MiiM-um of Art which says, "the museum will he closet! at dusk <4 |i. m.)" until April, WZ, t o conform with ssifely rcKulations in a possible blackout. Cotton By the AssiK-ialed I'u-ss NEW ORLEANS January . March' "'J'" ] May .. July 7. October December . NEW YOUK January M'nrcli May "_' July " October December Middling Spot 18.55. Close .. 16.93 .. 17.33 .. 17.47 .. 17.55 .. 17.7-1 .. 17.77 .. 10.98 .. 17.2fi .. 17.42 . 17.40 .. 17.49 .. 17.53 Villages Prepared For Evacuees —^^ ^ .^ Arkansas Gets 1942 Road Fund $2,345,088 Alloted by Federal Government ( WASHlNGTON-M')—Arkansas was "lotted §ia,345,(l88 of federal funds Wednesday for J!)42 highway purposes, P e regular federal aid allotment was PM,471 while $299,157 was assigned P J ' secondary or feeder roads find 6,460 for the elimination of grade hazards. This is one nt the many villages built inland from bv the NEA" Service Teiephoto First Wartime Red Cross Call Hempstead Organizes to Raise ^$4,000 Quota The first wartime emergency Red Cross call has just gone out to this nation asking for fiftv m - Mion do ,_ lars to be used for present and immediate war casualties, the quota for this County being four thousand dollars. At a meeting held in the City Hall Monday night this quota was accepted and Edward F. McFaddin was unanimously elected chairman of this drive. Those present at the meeting were reminded that during the last war this county oversubscribed every drive it w;is asked to put on. The hope was expressed that this city and county will follow the practice or example of other sections of the country where workers in industrial plants stores and offices arc donating the equivalent of a halt rtnys wages, (his suggestion was most favorably received. Speakers will be furnished to plants and other organizations de-siring such help and inspiration upon request to the Chairman, Air. McFaddin. All money contributed in this drive will be used for actual, present, urgent war casualty work, none of it remaining m the county or city. The increasing war lime responsibilities of the American Red Cross are a real challenge to American patriotism and generosity. Let us lose no lime in OVERSUBSCRIBING this quota. SPG (o Kcspoml Major Strcckcr appealed Wednesday for- the second lime to Southwestern Proving Ground workers for donations lo the Red Cross Fund Responding generously to the first call PluJecl employes contributed over $2000 to the local board. Now once again an organized drive is under way on the reservation. The following persons have been reappointed to receive the spontaneous donations of the employes: Area Engineer's Office, Alma Camp- Architecl-Enginecr, Helen Mavity Contractor's Office, H. C. Lorcnzcn, There is no coercion in the drive for authorities feel that under the dire circumstances, workers have realized the urgent need of funds and will respond willingly to the call. The spirit of nationalism, sacrifice, and untiring effort has invaded the Southwestern Proving Ground as employes seize this opportunity to do their part in the powerful drive toward national and world-wide security. You Furnish the Bride, They Pup Up the Rest HALLSTEAD, Pa. —(&)— When Justice of the Peace William Clayton Carl marries a couple, he provides the trimmings in the form of ice cream, cake and flowers. The newlyweds love it. Carl originated the cui- toin 25 years ago when he first took office. Since then he has performed 1,000 ceremonies. Mrs. Carl gathers the flowers from the gardens surrounding their home. Machine Aids Weary Math Prof MANSFIELD, O. -(#>- Dan B Habcr, a junior high school mathematics teacher here invented a mechanical grade averager that is a great tune-saver. "A Russian adding abacus-centuries old m principle—that I saw in a hotel m Odessa in 1938 while abroad gave mo the ifcrm of an idea for the' averaging machine." Haber said. The machine is so simple that a fourth grade child can operate it, but development of the calculator took months of mathematical gymnastics and planning. It is operated by means of a "puncher placed in a slot opposite the grade to be averaged. The machine computes averages for from one to 24 degrees with the result appearing in a small traveling "window." History of Col. Garrett Hope Man Transferred to High Post at Washington Lt. Col. Charles S. Garrett of Hope a former private who set up and organized Aikansas's Selective Service system in 1940, has been transferred to national Selective Service headquarters, Washington, effective next Monday. Brig. Gen. Lewis B. Hershcy, national director, informed Brig. Gen. E. L. Compere, state director, that "we appreciate your co-operation in making Colonel Garrett available for duty here * * '. We will be particularly pleased to have Colonel Garrett added to our staff." The National Guard and army record of Colonel Garrett, 52, started nearly 33 years ago. He joined an oki Infantry company at Hope on April 9, 1909, while he was a senior at Ouachita College, Arkadelphia. Twenty-one days later he was a second lieutenant. Officers were elected by the men in those days. Less than a year Inter young Garrett was a first lieutenant. The Arkansas officer was in service on the Mexican border from June 101C, to February, 1917. He was a major, commanding the Second Battalion, 153rd Infantry, from December 1917, to September, 1918; commanded the 141st Machine Gun Battalion 39th Division, December 1, 1917- September 12, 1918, and was divisional machine gun officer of the 39th Division during the same period. He was commanding officer of the 141st Anti-Aircraft Machine Gun Battalion from September 12, 1918 to June 5, Colonel Garrett, an A. E. F. major in France from July, 1918, to January, 1919, was at the Meuse-Argonne front will! the Second Anti-Aircraft attached to the Second Army, which had headquarters at Souilly, It operated under GHQ. In 1923 Colonel Garrett became a lieutenant colonel in the Coast Artillery. He was executive officer of the 206th Coast Artillery (Anti-Aircraft), Arkansas National Guard, from November 26, 1923 to June 27, 1935, when called into federal service on September 20, 1940, he was Housing Meet Here Jan. 20 Applications to Be Tqjkeji qtu . Courthouse Here Judge J. H. Shaw, Executive Director of the Southwest Arkansas Regional Housing Authority, Monday advised J. P. Duffie, the Commissioner of Hempstead County, that a meeting would be held at the Court House in Hope on January 20, 1942, at 10 a. m. at which time information will be given concerning the United States Housing program and applications will be taken for the houses which wiU be built in Hempstead county under this program. The purpose of the Housing Authority is to provide an opportunity for farm owners, tenants and share-croppers, wh oare themselves unable to do so, to have adequate and modern housing facilities at a price that they can pay. The United States Housing Authority has already assisted over nine thousand families to obtain better houses and living conditions and ?400 000 has been alloted to this part of the state to build these houses. Any farmer, tenant or share-cropper is eligible to obtain one of these houses if their income does not exceed five times the rental value of the property and other conditions of the Authority are met. The conditions are very simple and the plan is easy to work. Everyone who has taken advantage of the plan is highly pleased with his home, conditions and payments. Briefly, the plan is that the farm owner will deed to the Authority one acre of land and for a rental of only 56.00 per months this Authority will build the home, care for all taxes and depreciation. The cooperating agencie^ in Hempstead County are the County Judge, County Agent, Agriculture Adjustment Administration, Farm Security Administration and the Department of Public Welfare. Any of these agencies will be glad to explain to anyone interested just how one of these modern homes can be obtained. Jap Invaders Only Few Mile: From Capital U. S. Forces Falling Back on Both North and South Fronts By the Associated Press, American and Philippine troop a , D ai- tlmg against apparently hopeless.dddsV were reported still offering strong'Ve-- sistance in inflicted heavy lossesipif the enemy Wednesday after executing further adjustment of their lines/"'"" ' While the fall of Manila app ueu , imminent the army attempted^ evacuate 300 seriously wounded AmeL leans from Luzon Island a War-'De-; aartment communique indicated <tha£ the 25-day-old struggle had not ye * ended. t ij ° The enemy continues to 'exert- heavy pressure in all fronts with ex-f- tensive use of dive bombers''an armored units," the communique U. S. Forces Fall Back ^ U. S. Army headquarters in fhefi Philippines reported that General Douglas MacArthur's forces des-' perately outnumbered, were fallingl back north and south of Manila under' assauit of Japanese infantry, tanks and dive bomberh. >'^ A Domei dispatch from Shanghai- broadcast an announcement by the'of-* 1 ' ficial Tokyo radio said Japanese' in-" vasion forces were only 20 miles'frorif Manila, striking northwest fro Lamon Bay. The dispatch said Japanese -uivi bombers were blasting a path for ti« advance through American-Philu pine tanks and infantry lines. ** te Nazis Propaganda '•*• Other Axis reports broadcast German radio—perhaps sp t «nm their familiar fear propagandas serted that the Japanese had advancea wi^int^-jnules and-four^nales^ofatne Philippine capital. ""V*. d Private advices received in New — -—-—. u.« • »«,%,»j i^.**ctvctl m i^&Vv., York Wednesday indicated that'th'e"' fall of Manila is imminent. ' n.% They suggested that the arrange-* ment was based on assumption, that' the capital.of the Philippines would shortly be in Japanese hands, /"' The fall of Manila would necessarily mean the end of,*the Philippine campaign, U. S. and Phil-"™ ippine armed forces presumably would'I continue resistance in other parts the island. British Fight Back - v ,, SINGAPORE -(/P)- British head'->l| quarters said Wednesday that of-^ fensive actions have been taken,wittvf good results by British patrols a"-'', - 5 gainst some of the Japanese invaders}<! of Malaya and that pressure on the> * Perak front was slight. x*« "British parties accepted the is» sue of battle wherever the Japanese >j were encountered," the communioueVi said. '4$1 Enemy airciaft made some wve ,« bombing attacks on our communica- <*'! - tions causing little damage and one *** plane was shot down by our light +« i machinegun fire, the British report, \>1 ed. *-•*> (Continued OB page four) Only two presidents of the United States came from west of the Mississippi river. They were Herbert Hoover and Zachary Taylor. Iff This Be No, 1 Resolution 1942 Help Defeat the Aggressors by put- Hng your savings — regularly — in U, S. Defense Bpnds and Stqmps, . M.0ef W « BONOS-STAMPS Consolation for Jailbirds NEW YORK -<*)- Jailbirds ma/'?! be the lucky ones in case Qf l «»V'S air raid. Prison officials here ] been told by a war department resentative that the heavy cons tion of the local lockups would make' -v ! them comparatively invulnerable 'tp^A bombs. - u Cranium Crackers ^ Names in the News Big men and little men made news in 1941, getting then- names " in the diplomatic and defense headlines. How many of these names that made news can you name? t 1. Japan sent a new ambassador and an emergency envoy to the U. S. Pick them out of this list; Matsuoko, Manicura, Nomura, Konoye, Kurusu, Kobe Togp, Tojo. 2. Britain and Russia both sent new ambassadors to the U. S, Can you find them here. Steinhardf, Litvinov, Atlee, Beaverbrook, Molotov, H&lifax, Voroshilov, Gorki, • Harriman, 3. President Roosevelt named an ambassador to Britain, a personal envoy to London and a per, sonal envoy to Lond i and a personal envoy t the middle east front. Who are they? 4. One of these men was named U. S. oil co-ordmator, one attorney geneial, one Defense Me$- iation Board head. Pick each out: ' Dykstra, Daniels, Muiphy, Biddle, Jones, Ickes, Wallace, Walker. 5. Two men became known as the "arsenal twins" because of the important role they play in national c\efens,e. Who we they? s °j* Cowuc ~

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