Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on October 11, 1939 · Page 6
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Hope, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 11, 1939
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PA6U SIX HOPE STAtt, HOPE, ARKANSAS Wednesday, October 11. 19_39. Off to War in a Rambling Fort-Perfect Safety—or Sure Death By NBA Son-ice V?ASHINGTON — The inside of a tank, death spitting monster of machine warfare, is either to safest place a soldier can find in battle—or- the most dangerous. It is safe because the tank is in itself a mobile fortress: dangerous be- 'cause the right defense can turn it into holocaust of death from which there is no escape. Safe or dangerous, it is uncomfortable. The average lOton light tank is half as roomy as an apartment kitchenette, with a ceiling too low to stand upright. It is occupied by four men, with guns, instruments and supplies for a day. Slightly heavier medium tanks carry five men. The men insidt—a commander, operator, gunner and radio man—wear gear akin to football helmets as protection from the bounces. The tankman's life is far from happy.-;'He knows effective anti-tank weapons have been devised. Shells from 37-millimeter anti-tank guns, now widely used, easily pierce one- inch armor. On direct, close hits 20 millimeter shells, will stop a tank. More deadly are mine fields. If a tank strikes a ground mine, there will be nothing left but small bits. A bundle of a dozen hand grenades exploded simulataneously, will demolish a tank. During the Spanish Civil war, defense forcess found an even more ghastly anti-taTik weapon "Gasoline boTnbs —bottles of gasoline — were hurled at the tanks. The gasoline ignited as it struck, dooming the tank crew to agonizing death. Stopping Tanks by Hand Even a crowbar, pried into the runners of the tank, will stop it—provided an enemy infantry-man can get close enough. Light tanks carry one 37-millimeter gun,' four 30-calaber machine guns. The crew operates the radio, drives the tank and mans the guns through remote control, making it possible j for one or two men to handle all the | tank's artillery. ' Most modern armies also use a medium tank, weighing about 16 tons. This tank uses only one additional | crew member. It has two extra machine-guns. The medium tank can tackle rough terrain more easily; but military men are still debating its advantages. The light tank is cheaper, more agile, can travel faster—usually about 40 miles per hour over roads Tanks heavier than 16 tons, usea to some degree in 1914-18, have beer abandoned for the most part. Tlx United States has none. The sphere pf operations of a heavy tank is strict, ly limited to trench warfare. The French are using some 70-ton monsters on the Western front. The heavy tank can cross wide trenches to follow up an enemy retreat But it is slow, cost more, require? greater stores of supplies. Tank bariers, designed to snag a WAKE UP YOUR LIVER BILE- WitioBt Calomel—And You'll -'rap Out of Bed in the Morning Ruin'la Go ' The liver should pour out two pounds of liquid bile into your bowels daily. If this bile ia not flowing freely, your food doesn't digest. It just decays in the bowels. Gas bloats up your stomach. You got constipated. Your whole system is poisoned and you (eel sour, •unk and the world looks punk. A mere bowel movement doesn't get at the cause. It takes those good, old Carter's Little Liver Tills to get these two pounds of bile flowing freely and make you feel "up &nd up." Harmless, gentle, yet amazing in making bile flow freely. Ask for Carter's Little Liver Pills by name. Kefuse anything else. At all druz rtores. 10; and 25?. Commander (mans antiaircraft gun) Observer s slots. (shatter proof glass) 50-caliber 30-caliber Crnstiuctian and operating details of the tank. The cummcmlcr in coming (oner nlaii operates imli-iiircnift aim. which shoves up thrcukh tower. Usiuilly four, sometimes five, men comprise lank view. The radio man does ilcuhlc duly as gunner. Single-Unit Lamp Gives Better Light f An average ot' ticui'ly one 1 (rifck per tank -moves with the battalion, carrying food, iimimmitiun. baggage and repair equipment. There are 54 tanks in a battalion, and these are followed up by 2,"> I 1 •> tun iruekt; and 'dl 2'.-: tori trucks. I The supply convoys set up mobile busej as elose to the front as j;os- I sitle—usually about 1000 yards back. ! They maintain continual contact with ! supply trains which follow the ad- I vancing army nt a distance: "f four i miles. ' When a lank crew sets out. it is > equipped for a full day. The tank lues } about a yallon of gasoline every two , miles. U carries GO gallons, giving '•a u'Uisinj; range ef 12(1 miles. Thus is] ; considerably more than a foot [orc?e j f can move in one fi ; iy; about as far as a mechanized army can move if resistance to ths advance i.s liyht. Each tank stocks iiUO rounds of am- I munition per gun, considered more than enough for a normal day's fijjht- ! ing. I rrincipal functions of the tank are ! to clemoalize the enemy, and to wipe out machine gun nesls. What would happen if (wo batteries of tanks met in a field of battle'.' Army men don't like to think about it. But it isn't very likely to happen, .charging tanks is .stationary artillery. Armed Merchant Ships ^Warships" Will U. S. Bar British Merchantmen From Coming to Our Shores IK I'RKSTON OKOVKK WASHINGTON — All international Itisv authorities seem to be against it, hut the United Slates and it.s Pan- American associates probably eiin expect belligerents lo observe— within liniitation.s-—the oOD-mile band of "territorial water" established a.s a safe• ty /one. The trouble with extended territorial waters is, however, that in addition to the privileges involved, they abo impose obligations upon the nation that sets out to establish them. A "territorial water," in international law, is a strip of water over which a country has full police and ineree" is entitled to use of the water. J'cir generations, ''territorial waler" usually has referred to the three- mile belt of water rxtendiny out from a nation's short. Warships of a belligerent nalinn may enter that water only under the strictest rcgulaUons. If a nation choses, il. may exclude warships altogether rom its "territorial waters" and any that enter will either he sunk or seized, if the neutral nation has the power to do- that. Viv Wish to he Respected As a Neutral Therein lies the hitch. A neutral j nation must make belligerent ships' stay out of territorial water if il wishes lo be respected a.s a neutral. .Tust now we very much wish to be. Therefore we must undertake a patrol (o see that British and French warship.-; as well as German submarines stay out of our territorial waters. If a belligerent submarine or surface warship should steal inside the; territorial waters and put down a couple of merchant vessels, we might he made lo pay for the los.s. It would make this country very angry to have to pay for half a do/on British merchant ships .siink by German submarines inside our territorial waters. A gain, it i.s likely that both sides would respect our greatly enlarged strip of territorial water, after some preliminary grumbling, simply because cur navy could fairly well enforce it. But even more questions arise Britain is arming her merchant ves- .'X'ls. Germany has declared that tliev must be treated just like warships because in a gnn-for-gun battle a bij, merchant ship can whip a submarine If we set out to be "strictly" neutral we may have t agree with Germans that armed merchantmen! are warships, so far as privileges in terrtioria waters are concerned. Then we wouk he obliged to keep armed Rritisl merchant ships out of our territoriu waters. 1940 Oldsmobile Six Series 60 Four-Doorjrourmg_Sedan ===== • THE PAYOFF New single-unit headlamp provides better road vision at night and lessens glare. With lens, reflector and light source nil in one unit, lamp gives motorists better service and can be replaced with entirely new unit when worn out. Engineers predict twin-light beam will allow increase in nicht travel. We've Got To Make Up Our Minds By JERKY BKONFIKLD NA Service Sports Writer NEW YORK — Fordham'University, tagged in pre-season estimates as the most formidable collegiate football earn on the Atlantic seaboard, get:; Is first real test Oct. 7, when Alabama •oils into New York. The engagement will indicate just how far both these major clulM will go. ! what nervously takes on a powei- I fill Oklahoma brigade in its Kvanslon i opener, but the Purple, with !!<.'<! '; lUilinenstein and eagy Jack Hyan j leading the way. mu.M )«• i;ivcn an i edge. This May l?i' SI. Mary's Season Against Hears I. us Angles. Texas Aunii-s Offer Santa Clnr:> Problem Clara lakes on a tough one .-; A. ;.!)() M. undrr tin- lights Kianeisco. Urt. t',. and will lo i-epCJil i!.-- i-O victory of last -'aiit:i - in 'IV.vi i in San j do well i fall. Frank Thomas i.s still working on the; j Anderson, "but labama backfiekl, riddlied by gradua- , , l(ll( , u/e i, v , n Al ion. tank's undercarriage, protect European frontiers. If a tank is caught in one of these the- crew must abandon the tank, -:et up portable machine guns. If the territory is not lost to the enemy, repair crews, which are never mort "han 1000 yards behind the line, will free the tank. The business of keeping supplies and . ammunition available to fighting troops is still the army's greatest problem. For every man in a tank, there is at least one more just behind the lines, ready to move up supplies and ammunition or waiting to make repairs on the tank. Half .Men Fight, Others Behind Lines A light lank regiment includes 22'.] ; : tanks and 1887 men. About 900 of the : i men go into actual combat in the tanks. The remaining 1000 include: ALLEN Club met at the home of .Airs'. F. B. Fcmvicl; on Friday, October 0. with seven members, the new borne demonstration agent, Miss Mary Claud 1 Fletcher, and Uvo visitors present. S After Ihc usual rr.uline of the mect- 1 ing, such as roll-call, devotional, rcad- | ing ot the minutes, an i!a ihort bu.s- j ir.css session, the previous Fair was I distuned, this club having won third I place. The mistakes were discussed 1 and pointed out. If we are lo have a better Fair this coming year we should an right away. It was not decided headquarters staffs, maintenance com- 1 definitely just what we would do with panics, reserves and medical men, all l >ic j nze money. close behind the scene of operations. Miss Fletcher gave a very interesting Incidentally, tiiat latter is a quest- j ion which is corning up to hit u.s in the face already. A ship of war cannot rcruain in U. £. harbors or ter- ritaorial waters more than 24 hours under present custom and law. Moreover, it cannot take on a cargo of supplies. It may get only fuel and supplies enough to get back to its nearest home port. This country let thai question dangle undecided unti IWlfi in the last World war. Now three of the foremost authorities on international law say that an armed merchant vessel is a ;.hip i:f war and loses man of il.s privileges as a merchant vessel, including that of the right to warning before being sunk. Those three arc Henry H. Borshard of Yale, Charles C. Hyde of Columbia and John Bassett Moore, former undersecretary of state. Burchard and Hyde have rccnm- The Ram. meanwhile, pos.scs.ses what probably i.s the most formidable of- lensivo quarter in its history in Bill Krywicki, Ltn Ksmonl. Slevt Ka/lu, and Dom Principe—not to mention the sophmore beauty. Jim Blimitn.stc.iek. Sleepy Jim Crowley has a typical Fordham front, and typical Maroon lines more than suffice. ; Looks like a decided eastern bulge, i but you never can tell about Alabama creations. ! Bright Orange Picked lo Repulse | Cornell i Syracuse and Cornell, both powers Uy out each other at Ithaca, with ; the Orange at its brightest, peak in a decade. | Dick Banger and Harold Uuth arc; ; highly geared operatives working be- I hind a mobile wall. Offhand. I would say Syracuse has to much for Cornell. Their imprcsnv..- performance against j Manhattan indicates that the Holy Cross Crusaders r.ate a slight edge on Louisiana State in Worcester despite .the absence ot big Bill Osmanski. i Villanova .should do belter than a | 6-G tie with South Carolina in Philadelphia this trip. Carnegie Tech should hurdle Temple without loo much difficulty in the same city. Columbia i.s expected to gel off on the right foot against a comparatively weak "Yale outfit in New Haven. Georgia Tech journeys to Notre Dame, where the Irish should keep everything under control. Ohio State anlipalcs plenty "f trouble in Columbus from a Missouri array headed by the remarkable all-round back .Paul Christman, but the Buckeyes must be given a touchdown margin. Having demonstrated it.s power in routing Arizona, Minnesota tackles, a much stouter rival in Nebraska, but the Gophers should come down in front in Linciln. ; Northwester,!! established as No. 1 ; Western Conference candidate, some- j i Michigan should repeal its aiicienl 'rival. Michigan Slale. at Ann Aibor. ' Wisconsin gets the call over Texa: i in Madison. ! Indiana, tied by Nebraska in the | closing seconds, will he pressed li> lnwa. under its new coach. Dr. Kddif the Hoesiers figure U- Iowa City. Maiqnt.'ltr is favored over Kan: a:, J'late ill a night game ill Milwaukee Oct. (i. Kansas rates over 7<,\va State, with the handicappcr drawing a fine line in Lawrence. This may he Saint Mary';; year to beat California in Berkeley, the Bears having lost to Amos Aloii/o Stagg's little College of the Pacific team. li-0. Southern California bounced mtu more difficulty than the Trojans expected as Oregon held them even. 7-7 but Howard Harding Jones' men ^hoold get even for the moral loss at the exi'Oii.se of Washington StaJ.' 1 W.i- IMIII:(I •!! at tMiij>!.-> a comeback again: t U. C. 1... A. in Seattle, but I he IJruiiv. HUM be-given the nod off the leamV ni-i-nini', ^an-.e re.--uHs. If Oie-gnn was unoil minigh In tie Southern California in I,...-; Angles, the Leun.ii-V-.'liV.w oii'ilit to lie alilc to hurdle .SlandfM'd in Portland. In the ;-ame w.iy. College of Pacific, strong enough t.i r.lgc California .11 reverse Ihc 7-0 lU.iinst the Stockton match with Lovla l. a year rn Cali- Tuliiiie lo Di'fcnt \i[< liie traveling lew Orleans. that Kentucky is iivierbuilt in Nasli- iici-.ci ve:, only the over Florida in (Ifinon.'.lration on making home-made furniture. During the' social period games wer played. The hostess served a delicious w.lad plate with iced tea. The next meeting will he wilh Mrs. C. B. I l-iaylon the first Friday in November Or, Are Vim Tired, Feel Grumpy, and. Sluggish, Due' to Alalaria and I liilioiisnc.s.s . No doubt you are just like a large percentage of other Southerner:; and t get Malaria and are Bilious, feel l.'i/.y. i all in, run down, can't sleep, are uer- • veins, achy and have bad appelMo. ; Many times those e.'iu.lilions le:ul to I Chills and Fever. You ; re probably -i ! vict.'m of Malaria, your system is run i down. Don't suffer any longer. Il i.- i ;-'o ea^'y and incxpens'vc to- :!o v, h i; i thousands of Southerners do. tak" j Na;;h's C. & I,. Tonic. l-Jvery year many thousands take Nash'.s C. A: I,. Tonic. Pii's'l. it. absolutely clears Malaria from the blood. Second, il lets your energy return Third, il i.s ;• umvcii aid in I'lo.ming the system so that your .lit'..:'lion is much improved ami you i;e[ real benefit from your GIVUfA.VJTKDTO lli:i.C VOl! .. rSa^h ., (... & L,. Tonic is made by a Southerner who kuu'.vi Southern ail- ini u:.-. hi.' l-.nows how people become ii'vc!r;v from ill health due to Malaria. Con.ilipatii.n or Biliousness. But so •••"c i- he lhal he can help you, he makes lln-. guarantee, "Buy Nash's C. & I,. Tunic fn.lny. take it for one week. If .-"-.i ilou'i feel much better d-.-u'. 1 :i:.i will return \niir N'::.,!! 1 .- (.: ^ L. Tonic MIc'. F..r :-.,!e m M.M.I' by .John 5. Gibson I): MI, fo. And all other good drug your money." mended flatly that the U. S. close i.. 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