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f fell-Rtad Cows Give For Defense if, O.-W-Sherman Wolf, a ^firmer, tacked up in his barn for his ^wnfrs' fwrusal a poster calling for in- AgMSa*d : --cteiry production. Three days fgtef <*ne of his cows gave birth to /Wins, and a week later another cow hid twins. When only one calf was \bom to a third cow, Wolf explained, ,, she was just a young cow, and I guess she couldn't read." , A volcanic lake which boils at one leftd and freezes at the other has been found on Unimak Island, Alaska. Relief for Miseries of HEAD COLDS Put S-purpos* Va-tro-nol tm each nostril. It (1) shrinks swollen mem- cranes, (3) soothes Irritation, and C3) helps clear cold-clog- v^v^k Bed nasal passages. wifVC V-P Follow complete di- ••**» ->V-*^ rections in folder. VA'TRO-NOL Bring us your Sick WATCH Speedy recovery guaranteed. Repair service very reasonable. PERKISON'S JEWELRY STORE 218 South Walnut ORIANA AMENT BOYETT Teacher of Music-Voice, Piano. Art-Drawing, Painting. Studio 608 South Main Street Phone 318 W IRON WORKERS LOCAL UNION 591 of Shreveport, La., holds its official meeting at 7:30 o'clock every Thursday night in banquet room of Hotel Barlow, Hope, Ark. : H. H. PHILLIPS, B.A. & F.S.T. WANTED CAST IRON SCRAP 75 Cents per Hundred Pounds Paid ARKANSAS MACHINE SPECIALTY CO. Hope, Arkansas WANT A PIANO? This Model $365 cosh or terms: $36.50 Down $19.38 Monthly. Drop us a card for Catalogs and full information. Quality makes by STEINWAY, HADDORFF CABLE, WURLITZER. 200 E. Broad Texarkana, Aik. Used Pianos, $75 up. Terns Collects Grim Jap Souvenirs Pieces of Plane Souvenirs Saved at Honolulu By BETTY MncDONALD NEA Service Correspondent HONOLULU-Grim souvenirs from Japanese planes and submarines that were lost in the attack on Hawaii December 7 arc being carefully hoarded by Honolulahs to show their grandchildren. One employe at the Pan American Airways salvaged a 900x200 plane tire and innertube in perfect condition. Stamped on the tube, taken from the plane that fell in eight feet of water, is 14-9-1, or September 1, 1939. (14 means the 14th year of the Showa reign; 1942 is the 17the year.) One photographer boasts a grimy tennis shoe with raised heel, taken from a submarine officer in command of a 40-foot suicide sub. Other items of clothing from a Japanese pilot, who went down at Pearl Harbor, were bimurcatcd socks, a fundoshi, or Jap breechclout, a leather jacket, a helmet with earphones, a scarf, gabardine uniform and bandana head covering. School children are gleefully hoarding bits of shrapnel and bombs that landed on nearby homes and in the streets. One lucky young man from Wahiawa, near Schofield, owns a plane wing, American made, with the original blue paint showing through the red. At the tip is the sign of the Rising Sun. Even a blackout has its bright side. Honolulu has been completely blacked out every night since December 7, and residents have worked up several ingenious devices. One family solved the problem of stumbling over Fido in the dark by tying a bell around his neck. When he "wanted out" during blackout, they dipped his tail in phosphorus to warn block wardens of his approach. A real "tail light," if I may be permitted to say so. Men are wearing blackout belts made of transparent material that glows in the dark. People who don't make the blackout deadline and are caught out after hours on darkened streets are urged to wear squeaky shoes and whistle as they approach sentries. "It saves a shot in the dark," explain officials. A half million people on this beleaguered tropic island have been playing Robinson Crusoe in earnest since that sunny Sunday, December 7, when Pearl Harbor was bombed. Honolulu, at the dawn of the new year, is digging in for a long war. ' It's a wartime town now and forgotten are the miles of sunny beaches (covered with barbed wire), waving cocoapalms (whose glistening leaves in moonlight catch enemy eyes), and hula dancers (they're in civilian defense work now.) Families are thinking in terms of blackout rooms, food conservation and bomb shelters now And at present, the problem of building a bomb shelter is more important to the family head than buying a new car, if he could buy a new car in Honolulu. Army regulations require each male citizen to construct a shelter to protect his family, and the U. S. district engineers have issued a series of drawings to be followed in 'digging in." "The shelter should not be too close to the dwelling," warn army officials. "One should keep in mind also that he may be required to remain in the shelter several hours at a time. Bottled HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS OUT OUR WAY By J.R.Williams YOU SAVE MONEY At Pcnneys Buy Defense Stamps V/ith The Savings New York Notions that Catch Your Eye in 1942 COATS and SUITS r« 5t , a T ved a> Penn ey's! Stunning fitted, boxy or wrap-around coats in suede-cloth, fleeces, tweeds, 'dressier twills and/ lweea5 ' erjonges! Trim jaunty! suits with softer shoul-i ders, and smart longer! .jackets, in Glen plaids.! pastel shetlands, soft! tweeds and twills! See them todayl 12-2Q WHY, WEVE STARTED A SHOP AM' THIS IS TH' OFFICE AM' _... TH' OFFICE GUY —A WHITE-COLLAE MAM/ WELL, U STEM, \MDREV WAtST—VOU BETTER GIT SOME. WEATHER ONJ THIS DOOe--THE SHOP'S LEAKIN 1 IMTO THE OFFICE / OE IT THE OFFICE LEAVOM' IMTO THE SHOP ? BLACKOUT' Prescott News Editors's note. Starting with Wednesday's issue the Star will publish a daily column of Prescott news which is gathered and written by a resident oj Prescott. Since the daily Prescott newspaper suspended publication the Star feels this column mill be a service to the people of Prescott and Nevada county. This column was started at the request of several Prescott residents uiho felt that such a daily service would be valuable to the city. Any suggestion from Prescott citizens will be appreciated. ©Nichols left today for Maimn Beach, Florida. They will spend the rest of the month. Dutch Carry on Tradition I Ben Whitakcr who is stationed at Luke Field, Arizona, has been made a corporal. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Whitakcr. 55,000 Fire The home of N. E. Ward, just outside of Prescott, burned Sunday afternoon and the ?5,000 loss was partially covered by insurance. Long a land mark in this area the large two-story house was formerly the home of the late Wylie Hatley, pioneer Prescott man. Stolen Auto Recovered Police announced the recovery of an automobile, stolen Sunday noon from the resident of Archie Johnson, owner, on Main street. A Pine Bluff negro was arrested for the theft. Red Cross Hits $972 Tom Bemis, chairman of the Em- ergnecy Red Cross Fund announced that J972 has been donated to date. The quoto for Nevada county is $3,000. The drive will continue throughout the month of January, Mr. Bemis said. Library Notes Mrs, Grace Wilson, librarian, an- nuonced that 15 new books have been purchased by the library. Three of the most popular are: "This Above All," by Eric Knight; "Saratoga Trunk," by Edna Ferber; and "Tell of Time," by Laura Krey. Boswell Closes Store It was announced Tuesday that the Boswell Bargain Store in Arkadelphia will be closed. The Bargain and department store of Prescott will be retained. Mrs. Roscoe Conkling of St. Joseph, Missouri, is Ihe guest of her mother, Mrs. Carrie Scott, and Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Thompkins. Hubert Whitaker and Poindexter Whitaker returned last night from a business trip to New Orleans. Calendar Wednesday: 2:30, The 1916 club at the home of Mrs. Tom Bomis; Thursday; 1:00, Luncheon for Mrs. John Humble, a recent bride, will be given by Mrs. Edward Bryson, Mrs. D. L. McRae, Jr., and Mrs. C. R. Prewitt of Arkadelphia. Subscribe to the Hope Star now, delivered at your home each afternoon. Telephone Mack Grayson. Clubs Schedule of Home Demonstration clubs for January: *^&n-w m^n wuiua, January 12—2:00 p.m. Shover Springs j Spurring the Dutch on today is not -fan TAIMMllo i-»nl»r n Vint tin f*.. ^.^ T-v_. j _ i ti i » Anti-Axis World Applauds Slashes at Jap Sea Lines By JACK DEVLIN NEA Service Stuff Correspondent NEW YORK-A small but powerful Dutch navy, backed up by American- built warplanes, rocks Jap warlords on their heels in the East Indies. And the Anti-Axis world sits up to applaud in pleased surprise. Pleased they may well be—but surprised? The Dutch say they shouldn't be. When these so-called "Beggers of the Sea" and their "Flying Dutchmen" uncorked one uppercut after another against the Japs to maintain a reported quota of sinking "an enemy ship a day" they merely carried on the Netherlands greal naval tradition. The Dutchmen are jusl a proud of the "Beggars of the Sea" as Americans are of the U. S. Marines' nickname of "devil dog." The title of "beggcrs" was first given to Dutch seamen by scornful Spanish admirals in the early empire-building days when Spain was content to let the Hollanders have the scraps. Later, skill in battle and seamanship by the Dutchmen made the Spanish regret their words. Society Miss Addys Brown and Miss Jimmie water, first aid kit, canned food and even a portable radio can be found useful." The basic design is a trench six feet deep and two feet wide dug as long as the builder wishes. The excavated earth is piled up on each side to guard against shrapnel, or piled over a roofing of logs or galvanized iron. The shelter may be a mere hole in the ground for one person, or long enough for several families. Some are built in the shape of an L, or sig- zag to stop flying splinters. ,In one neighborhood district in the mountains in back of Honolulu, several families have rehabilitated an ancient Hawaiian burial cave that burrows a mile into the side of the cliff. At the very end of the cave, early residents of the district found 12 coffins in a dry, raised area guarded by a deep subterranean pool. They have now equipped it with mattresses, lights, canned goods and have run a garden hose in from a neighbor's yard. The entrance is seven by tewelve feet, and in an emergency 30 people could safely be quartered there. What to do when planes are zooming overhead and bombs whistle down from a sunny sky? All Honolulu asked that question during the attack on the city December 7 by the Japanese, and a sane set of answers came immediately from the city disaster council. "Fall flat on your face if worst comes to worst," advised Edouard L. Doty, territorial director for civilian defense. Mr. Doty pointed out that most casualties in war areas occur where civilians won't take to cover and are exposed to bomb and anti-aircraft splinters, machine gun bullets and flying glass. "But there's nothing much a person can do when a high explosive bomb falls and explodes close to a house, or directly on it," he said. —Centerville. January 13—2:00 p.m. Hickory Shade —Centrville. January 14—1:30 p. m. County wide meeting of community leaders (Minutemen). 4-H club leaders, Supt. of schools, preachers, merchants, bankers and Agriculture Agencies to plan "Food for Freedom Campaign." January 14—2:00 p. m. —McCaskill- Bellon. January 15—2:00 p. m. Mt. Pleasant— Bingen. January 16—2:00 p. m.—Old Liberty —Evening Shade. January 19—2:00 p. m.—Guernsey. January 20—2:00 p. m. Patmos—Battlefield. January 21—2:00p. m. Hopewell. January 22—Meei.'ng held in each only a battle for the Dulch East Indies, a treasure box stuffed full of gold, diamonds, iron, oil and rubber, but also a war to eventually regain their fallen mother' countryy, where the wives and children of 60 per cent of the men in the colonial forces are living under the heel of the invader. By tradition the Dutch have been fierce fighters on the sea. They start training their future naval officers as boys of 16 at the Koninklyk voor de Marine Instituut, the Annapolis of Holland, ship them to the East Indies and West Indies until they arc perfectly trained, and then keep training them. Since the invasion of Holland, new naval schools have been opened in England and the Netherlands. The real pride of the Nethcrland Navy has for many years been the w u .. uu ij u ^ —i.ic^i, ifc jiu-iu 111 uriL'ii navj uoa iui many years Deen tne neighborhood to enri.ll farm families I submarine division, whose officers and in Food for Victory C arnpaign—Place and time of meeting i.> announced to each farm family in a letter from County Extension Office. January 23—2:00 Friendship—Sweel Home, January 26—2:00 p. m. Oakgroave— Harmony. January 27—2:00 p. m. Marlbrook— Fulton. January 28—2:00 p. m. Rocky Mound —Doyle, January 20—Joint meeting of cx- stration club of Mary Fletcher County uncil of Home Demonstration clubs and president of each home demonstration club in Hempstead CCounty at the home of Mary Fletcher, Home Demonstration Agent. A clemonstar- tion luncheon will be served at noon. Clubs to do this month—Complete election of officers and leaders—Send list of officers, leaders and hostess list to Home Demonstration Agent. Enlistment o all farm families "Food for Victory" to win the war. Read/ and Ye Shall Find NEW YORK-(/P)-You can lose a $500 bill in this big city and get it back again if you read the newspapers, Countess Humann Guileminot found out the other day. The day the money was to revert legally to the finder the countess saw the story and established her claim. She was so glad to get the money that she gave half to tne finder, 13-year-old June Millard. —»••» .—Double Fines, Double Quick Solution NEW YORK -(#)- Double penalty for overparking does away with traffic jams, says Chief City Magistrate Henry H. Curran, who recently told the police department to enforce parking rules. In places like Greenwich Village where parked cars caused congestion, he found congestion vanished after double fines began. And in three days 1,062 violators paid $1,840 into the city treasury. men are veterans and among the most highly trained of all the fleet personnel American-built planes have long helped form the backbone of the Netherlands' scrappy air force. The first order was placed in 1915 for Martin bombers, which have been prominent in the air arm ever since. Flying with them today are American- built Lockboeds, Curtisses, Brewslcrs and Ryans. While naval officers have always received their fundamnetal schooling in Europe, the air corps men have been trained in the Indies as well as abroad. In both the Netherlands Army and Navy, and in their respective air arms, natives in the Indies are used in all phases o foperations. They make particularly good seamen and are rated as good as the whites when it comes to flying planes. In the navy, the natives hold ranks up to chief petty officer. While tho present strength of the Netherlands Navy is kept secret. Jane's Fighting Ships of 1940" listed the pre-war • fleet as comprising five cruisers, eight destroyers, six torpedo bots, two motor torpedo boats, 24 submarines, five gunboats, nine mine layers, 16 mine sweepers, one submarine depot ship, one gunnery training ship and 40 auxiliary craft. The army, guarding the 70,000,000 natives and 250,000 whites, is professional, well trained and modernly equipped with everything from 6000 mechanized units and motor vehicles to new anti-tank guns and powerful anti-aircraft weapons. Crow Becomes the Farmer's Friend WILMINGTON, N. C.-(/P)-The ancient war between Die farmer and the crow over com, it is predicted, will come to an end in the Southeastern States. With the gradual shift to livestock and dairying, corn is being displaced by grasses that afford year-round grazing. The result is th ahltc cows feed 011 dusU'uctive insects. Trucks Form Army Backbone Moke Debut as Lifeline of Army Panzer Divisions By NKA Service WASHINGTON-Amcrlcnn is biiilcl- ing tm army of truck drivers. The most indispcnsiblc mobile wenpon In Uncic Sum's new motorized fighting forces is not the 28-ton lank, the heavily armored combat car or even the vicious 105-mm. howitzer—but the ordinary, everyday truck. Proof is supplied by the aclunl vc- hiculur count of the famed Fort Knox Ky., First Armored Disision, one of the models of a modern mechanized unit. Its equipment consists of 574 light tanks; 220 medium tanks; 558 scout curs; 56 staff curs; -nnd 2017 trucks. An illustration of the mngnitudc of the Army's dependence on trucks is the estimate that it would take nil the trucks in n city the si/.c 'of Minneapolis, working 24 hours a tiny for a week, to supply the Army with enough onions to season a month's rations. Trucks made their debut as instruments of national defense during the middle o fthc first World War. Where that World War problem called for manpower, however, Indies of today's war of mass movement call for horse- power—rcnndy to move nt autombllvc speeds on a moment's notice with a minimum of delay. The problems raised by those new concepts are being solved by industrial ingenuity. Bullet Scaling Tires Are Used Pneumatic tires, for example, have replaced the ancient solids, with resulting increases in speed and mo- | bility. To make these relatively thin tires invulnerable to gun fire, B. F. Goodrich Company technicians have drawn on materials nnd processes used in manufacture of bullet-scaling gasoline tanks for combat airplanes. The result is an inner tube which can be penetrated by burst after burst of machine gun fire and still retain enough air pressure to carry the vehicle many miles beyond the danger zone. One of the newest developments is a "run-flat" tire which defies snipers, machine guns and even small cannon. But even these nrenot enough to satisfy all requirements, for the Army Transport Service, freight division, estimates 'that about half of the food used by the Army is hauled by private carriers because they arc better acquainted with highway routes and sources of supply. In arrition, the Quartermaster Corps has begun to build up a collection of mobile military conveniences,' mostly mounted in trailers nnd drawn by 2 % ton trucks. One of these miraculous mechanizations is a mobile bathing unit wyhich provides baths., Physical checkups and frash clothing for 50 soldiers per hour. Other trucks perform such duties as: Wednesday, January 14,1942 STORIES' IN STAMPS Hong Kong Harbor Was Once a Pirate Hideout ""THE harbor on the island of Hong Kong, where a small British garrison showed surprising resistance to heavy Japanese attacks, has developed from an obscure pirate haunt to one of the world's greatest ports In the century that it has been an English possession. * Its deep, sheltered harbor, pictured on the stamp above, which was issued in 1941 to commemorate the 100th year of British rule, is 10 square miles in area. Before the British occupation the island was desolate, populated only by a small fishing colony, and was a natural hangout for pirates and contraband smugglers who dealt in the opium trade. It was during the .Opium War of 1839-1842 that the English utilized the harbor as a base for their ships. It has a strategic importance since the port has east and west entrances and commands all sea approaches. Hong Kong was ceded to Great Britain in 1841 and confirmed by the Treaty of Nan- king the following year. Before World War II the harbor \vas the chief center of the Far East passenger service and was second only to Singapore as a tin market, On the path of the chief trade route to China, Hong Kong tended to become Japan's center of trade with south China. said with pride: "I stood beside him just two dnys ngo, as he said to your Ambqlsmjor—Hellj President Roosc- volt for me, thnt Argentina nwnits his leadership.' " Proposed Pro-American Publication While all of the lending newspapers of Buenos Aires—nnd notably La Pronsn—have nlwnys been vehement- ' ly pro-English nnd pro-democracy in their editorial policy, this wasn't enough for Dr. Naon, He talked seriously of the need for greater stress upon Pim-Amcricimism. Ho felt thnt more, nnd more should be said to drive home the message of the union of the Americas. And despite the fact thnt he luul been in fulling health, ho devoted considerable time nn dcffort during the lust few months of his life seeking financial hackinK for n new publication ( which he proposed to slnrl. nnd which would bo devoted entirely to Pim- Amcricanism. Cough A traveling shoe repair shop . . mobile commissaries—a candy bar to a lube of sunburn cream, right up at the front line . . a water-purification unil which saicks its snout into ;m untested muddy slraem and in a trice is dishing up clear and sparkling aqua pum ... a portable laundry capable of doing the weekly wash for about 1500 troops . . a mobile wonder bakery that can be ready for use in producing 72 one-pound loaves of bread 10 minutes after it is set up . .. motor repair shops—ranging all the way from semi-mobile assembly lines for putting together new trucks from the still osrviccable parts of wornout vehicles. U. S. Loses a (Continued From Page One) Beware Lougns from common colds That Hang On Crcomalsion relieves promptly bc- cnusc it goes right to the sent of. the trouble to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm, nnd nld nature to soothe nnd hcnl raw, tender, Inflamed bronchial mucous membranes. Tell your druggist to sell you a bottle of Crcorhulslon with the understanding you must like the way it quickly allays the cough or you are to have your money back. CREOMULSION for Coughs, Chest Colds, Bronchitis ALLIED BATTERIES As low As-_ $3.49 Ex. (Batteries Recharged 50c) Oklahoma Tire & Supply Co. Associate Store Bob Elmore, Owner — Hope & NOTICE • • • • W. B. WILLIAMS Has joined the |xn-sonncl of the CAPITAL BARBER SHOP and invites his friends nnd customers to vi.sit him CAPITAL BARBER SHOP Plumbing Repairs Harry W. Shiver Plumbing Phone 259 309 N. Main c his country would follow. And ho • NOTICE • Erie Ross is now employed by Keith's Barber Shop New Location on E. 3rd Next to Checkered Cafe The clean, delicious taste of Coca-Cola tells you of its quality. It brings a happy after-sense of refreshment. Thirst asks nothing more. When you drink Coca-Cola right out of the bottle, you get re- freshment ... the refreshment of the real thing. You trust its quality BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE COCA-COIA COMPANY BY HOPE COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY PHONE 392 i. HOUAMON 114 WEST 3rd. <\

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