Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on January 31, 1942 · Page 4
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HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS trmers Maps "Food for Freedom" Strategy - 1 ' * ,JL, .•••,, • - W^ *^ " nn? Ji c^*!..)*^ • *--•-• ••• , __, j.. ., Saturday, January 31,1942 i 3 i f 1 w* i * \NfiA Service m rAgtoNGTON — Modern armies® j-.-^, old-fashioned when it comes to •««. Despite sWIft airplanes, speedy ~ taftl&t and fast transport ships, they ';jHflI .travel? ort' their' stomachs. Food ! £- tuts jwWiSr- Become outdated. & provide'tHe food needed by the :' r H§Hfcd States in today's war, six "Jfiillion American fanners have mo- Bllized their fields and barnyards into a huge Food-for-Frecdom campaign. The anticipated production will be the largest in U. S. history. The t aitti is to give every soldier, sailor and busy civilian of the United States and her Allies the victory-vitality that comes from three square meals 4 day. And, looking ahead to the day when the war is ended, farmers exited to be equally ready then to help hungry people of liberated countries get back on their feet. Agriculture's aims are expcrssed simply in the maxim, "Food will win the war and write the peace." Top commissions in this wartime food army have been given to familiar barnyard animals—the cow, the chicken, the pig. Also in the new quartermaster's corps is the common garden vegetable. From such sources come the foods most needed to insure maximum energy and health. In order to have some guideposts in this gigantic production job, the U. S. Department of Agriculture has set up "food-for-freedom goals." National goals were established first, based on the food needed for military purposes, civilian use, shipment to Allies, and for end-of-the- war stockpiles. These production aims were broken down into state goals, then county. Today every U. S. farmer knows what he should produce in order to make the best patriotic contribution. Milk production of 125 billion pounds seven percent more than last year, is the 1942 dairy goal. This amount of milk literally would float hundreds ,' of battleships. Egg production of 4200 million do^ zens, a 10 percent increase over 1941, / is the tremendous goal assgined the i poultry industry. This fantastic num- > ber of eggs would create an omelet far larger than the world's greatest airplane landing field. Meat production will be increased proportionately with the marketing of 10 million more hogs than last year. 2 to 3 million more beef and veal animals, and 60 million more chickens. Vegetable production is being in- creased by asking that farmers have one and a third million additional ^home gardens, and that commercial vegetable growers greatly expand 5 their fields. The biggest increases are 1 needed in green peas, cabbage, onions , and tomatoes. >Ih addition, farmers are asked to grow 50 percent more soybeans and more than double peanut acreage because of need for the valuable vege- ' table oils each contains. It's a time of dramatic expansion for virtually every- farmer in the - nation, with the possible exception of .grower sof wheat, cotton and to' bacco. They have done their jobs ' so well hi the past that huge gran- ^•aries and warehouses bulge with their commodities. Both land and labor will be most helpful today, says the Department to these farmers, if some of.it is diverted to food-for-freedom production. ' The fact that American farms are fully "tooled up" and are turning out ' record-breaking quantities of food is 6rie Of the nation's most potent wea- ' $hp, declares the Department. This ', production assures health and phys.- jcal strength for U. S. armed forces. »it assures plenty of fair-priced food - lor consumers. It gives energy to Allies. It lifts the hopes of oppressed nations whose granaries and pantries have been robbed by the Axis. Having Fun in a Blackout Favorite Game Is Quiz or Ask Me Another By LUCRECE HUDGINS AP Feature Service Writer WASHINGTON - There's a story going around about a lady who called up the Air Raid Warden and asked him what her family should do during an air raid. He said to play games So she called up the game warden and asked wht games they should play. Which isn't as funny as it may seem. f Our friends in England have been ^, devising blackout games for 'two years. You just have to have something to do when you're holed in and the light is very, very poor if ^ there is any light at all. favorite blackout game has been *i|l«iz or ask-me-another. You'll be sinart to stock up your bomb room With a couple of quiz books. If yur family is the incurably curious kind, they'll get so interested in running, down the answer to "Does dry ice | burn or freeze when held in the hand? i ;. that they'll pay no attention to the j all clear signal. Such kid stuff as geography (one , person names a city and the next ' player must name a city beginning | •yritb the last letter of the last city— t and no repetitions), spelling bee and i Ghost, do wonders for the nerves I too. I Here's a navel game that came out I pf a London bomb shelter last win|ter; Everyone has a pencil and drawling tablet and must draw a picture ac[ cording to the directions of a referee. fa all in the dark, you understand. For instance, the referee says "Draw picture of n man. with a wooden [leg running to meet his wife who is [getting off a crowded street car with bag full of groceries in one arm " a baby in the other." This often to hysteria when the lights are .^td on. for the children, prepare guessing S. In a complete blackout have hold an ear of corn and then i how many kernels it has. Or 1942 will see expanded vegetable production, by botli commercial growers and home gardeners, more peanuts and soybeans, for their war-valuable oils. Above, R. S. Prescott, of Rankin Co., Miss., inspects his peanut crop. 1942's dairy goal: cnuogh eggs to make an omelet bigger than the world's biggest airdrome, enough milk to float battleships. Above, Mrs. Mark limtni, of Rock Co., Wis., checks her bens' "service record." Says Thai (Continued Prom Pngc One) word may bo pronounced different ways or with different intonations or accents and each pronunciation, each inflection, each accent gives the same word a different meaning. "Thus a word might have six different meanings. The Japs may have sent with their invading forces men who think they know the Thai language, but it is doubtful they understand everything. "So, a Thailander meeting n Jap soldier, may say—'Mahn Mitrn.' On the face of it that means—'big friend.' But if that Thailander gives the words n different inflection, it means—'dog of a friend.' That's a pretty good substitute for the German "schwein- hund'." The Minister begged .Americans to reserve judgment about his country and not believe all the stories about Thailanders warmly welcoming the Japanese and proclaiming themselves as allies of Japan. He pointed out that as the Japs had control of the cable, the wireless and the mails in Thailand, no news could come out except such as was passed by the censors of the "perfidious Japancs"—his own words for them—Japanese who, he said, were proven liars in great things and small. Oil and Gas (Continued From Page One) Roy C. Wilson, o£ Hiawatha, Kans., is one of hundreds of stockmen who will take the Department of Agricultures advice to sell their cattle now, rather than wait for a future, undeterminable market. 15 S.. Rgo. 23 West, 167.37 acres. Assignment of O. & G. Lease: Dated Jan. 27, 1942, filed Jan. 29, 1942. J. W. Patlon Jr. and wife to F. R. S'ylveslre. NE'/i of NW'A of Sec. 2, Twp. 15 S Rge. 24 West. Assignment of O. G. Lease: Dated Jan. 5, 1942, filed Jan. 29, 1942. Gene Goff and wife to Donald Frankel trustee. E',<. of SE'/ 4 of Sec. 8, Twp 15 S., Rge. 23 West. Assignmenl of O. & G. Lease: Dated Jan. 15, 1942, filed Jan. 29, 1942. J. B. Yarbrough and wife to Magnolia Petroleum Company. W'/-, of NE'/ 4 of Sec. 20, and WM> of NE'/ 4 , E'/. of NW'/i and SW'/i of NW'/i, less 6 acres of even width on the North side of said SW'/i of NW'/i of Sec. 29, all in Twp. 15 S., Rge. 22 cst, 274 acres. Assignment of O. & G. Lease: Dated Jan. 15. 1942, filed Jan. 29, 1942. J. B Yarbrough and wife to Magnolia Petroleum Company. Elfe of NE'/i and NW'/i or NE'/i of Sec. 21, and SW'/ 4 of Sec. 29, all in Twp. 15 S., Rge 22 West. Royalty Deed: 1/128 Int., dated Jan 16, 1942, filed Jan. 29, 1942. J. T. Harrel Take-Off on Defense Stamps Now York chorine adds now trick to defense tax- sales as she and 12 others sell $500 worth in nine minutes during train trip between Washington and Richmond, Va. Those are RAF cadets peeling off starnQs at 10 cents each. Prescott News Gen. Douglas (Continued from Page One) West. of Sec. 3, Twp. 15 S., Rge 24 America has on hand a two-year supply of wheat, and farmers now sell wheat under a marketing quota system. Each must have a marketing card such as the one shown above, America's tobacco growers, like her wheat and cotton producers, have clone their jobs so well Unit warehuscs bulge with the golden leaves. Their land and labor could join ••food-for-freedom" campaign. Fields of gleaming while cotton are a beautiful sight on the Mississippi delta—but too much land in cotton is an expensive luxury m wartime. Some of this land should produce food-ior-frecdom, .says Urn-le Sam. Church Bells Hushed WESTMINISTER, Md.—M>>—For the duration, church bells here will not sound a call to prayer nor toll a mournful requiem. At the request of the county civilian defense council, the bells will ring out only as air raid alarm signals. Stucco and wall board can n6w be made from oats. let them hold a potato stuck full of toothpicks the number of picks. lAe your imagination and you can think up a lot more. Better have prizes, too. Defense Industries Hit Jury Service TACOMA. Wash.-f/Pj-It looks as if priorities might be required to keep the courts at full production because —there's a bottleneck in jurymen in Tacoma. Forty-five jurors were .suinrnonud for duty. The first group was riddled by discharges—for such reasons as public seivice and defense jobs—and a score more had to be called. It was the same story the next day Federal Judge Lloyd L. Black had to make four jury calls before enough men and women could be found who could serve on ii jury without blow- ing down work in defense industries. So if you know 12 good men true . Lind Barbs Pn-niiiM Tijjo culls C'liiii;j a spoiled child—but is having a tough time feiving it a licking. "Arizona Hermit Lives on Onions"— headline. One good reason for being a henna. Ostrich Oddity Often weighing 300 pounds; at maturity, the ostrich us the largest of birds, yet the oarieh chick, when hatched, i=; no bigger than a chickfcii Assignment of O. & G. Lease- Dated Jan. 23, 1942, filed Jan. 29, 1942. J. W. Love and wife to G. J. Sylvestre NE'/i of NE'/ 4 of Sec. 21; NW'/i of NEW of Sec. 21, except 1.97 acres lying West of the old Hope-Lewisville public road; and 8.80 acres, being a part of the NE'/, of NWW of See 21 described as follows: Beginning at the NE corner of the NE'/i of NWVi of Sec. 21, thence running West 13 chains and 64 links to the public road, thence running south 48 degrees east 19 chanis along the said, public road to a stake, thence running north 12 chains and 93 links to the point of beginning; all in Sec. 21, Twp. 15 S., Rge. 24 West, and containing 86.83 acres. Lease: 10 yr. term, dated Dec. 22 1941, filed Jan. 29, 1942. Page Lee and wife, and Leofus Lee and wife to H. E. Ferguson. NE'/i of SEy 4 of Sec. 12 Twp. 15 S., Rge 25 West. Royalty Deed: 20/968 Int. (20 royalty acres), dated Jan. 28, 1942, filed Jan £9, 1942. C. H. Candy and wife to H. E. Ferguson. W'/j of SW'/i and SEV< of SW'/i of Sec. 6, Twp. 15 S., Rgo 24 West. . Royalty Deed: 5.312 Int. (10 royalty acres), dated Jan. 10, 1942, filed Jan 29, 1942. J. K. Wadlcy and wife to W. N. Hooper. W'/2 of SE'/i of Sec 4, Twp. 15 S., Rge. 24 West. Royalty Deed: 1/64 Int., dated Jan 21, 1942, filed Jan. 29, 1942. A. M. Shirey, Jr. and wife to H. R. Stroubc SE'/i of NW'/i of Sec. 4, Twp. 15 S., Rge. 24 West. Mineral Deed: 64.25% of l/12ths in- lerc.st, book M-7, page 279, dated Jan. 27, 1942, recorded Jan. 29, 1942. T. A. Knight and Ballard Burgher to Edward T. Moore ct al. SE'/i of NW'/t and S'/a of SW V\ of NE>/ 4 of Sec. 29, Twp. 16 S., Rge. 23 West. Mineral Deed: 64.25% of 1/4 interest, book M-7, page 280, dated Jan. 27, 1942, recorded Jan. 29, 1942. T. A. Knight and Ballard Burgher to Edward T. Moore et al. NE'/i of SE'/4 of Sec. 22, and all that part of the SEV-i of SE'/4 of Sec. 22, lying North of the public road leading from Buckncr, Ark., to Minden, La. Also all that part of the NW'/i of SW'/i of Sec. 23, lying North and West of said Road, all in Twp. 16 S., Rge. 23 West, and containing 63 acres. CORRECTION Filings mailed Jan. 28, 1942 were dated Jan. 29, 1942, and should have read Jan. 28, 1942. Also the following instrument should be corrected: Royalty Deed: 9.438.72 Interest, dated Jan. 24,' 1942, filed Jan. 28, 1942. Gene Goff and wife to L. H. Edwards. SMj of N'/ 2 of NW'/4, and S>/2 of NW'A of NE«/4 of Sec. 6, Twp. 15 S., Rge. 24 West. (Filing mailed read range "23", and should have read range "24"). By HELEN HESTERLY Food Stump Plan to Start in Nevada February 2 A final meeting for instruction and operation of the Food Stamp Plan in Nevada county, was held Thursday night at the city hall auditorium. Food merchants, from every section of the county were present. This meeting was considered important and called for the presence of John G. Pipkin, stale commission of Public Welfare, Mrs. Amelia D. Moore, Director of Slale Food and Cotton Stamp Plan, W. K. Dunlap, Area Supervisor of the Surplus Marketing Administration, Little Rock, and S. C. Hasty, Field Supervisor, State Department of Public Welfare. The presence of these officials added greatly to the interest of the meeting and served as an opportunity for information concerning operation of the plan from aulhoritalive sources. Approximately 90 per cent of the food merchants in Nevada county have expressed desire to participate by submitting their signed dealers' agreement. Indications point to a successful operation of the plan and fullest cooperation of all those participating. Sam Logan, Chairman of the Nevada County Food Industries Committee, presided over the meeting, called on County Judge J. C. Woodul and Ed Cottingham, County Welfare Chairman, E. W. Loudermilk, County Agent for expressions reguarcling the plan. J. Frank Franey and James P. Knox direcl representatives of The Surplus Marketing Administration were in full charge of the organization plans for Nevada county. They instructed the merchants in the various provisions and regulations, giving detailed information in answer to questions concerning the merchant's responsibilities. The plan will become operative Monday, February 2, at which time all certified recipients of relief will be notified of their participation in the plan. For the benefit of those merchants to Telephone 163 ®ad plate was served. A. I. Humphreys of Denver, Colorado, Robert Racey of O'aklawn, Calif, arc staying in Prescott at The Loda Hotel. They are surveying the cin- nebar regions of Southwest Arkan- Miss Mildred Guthric left Friday for Fayetteville where she will enter the University of Arkansas, this semester. Mrs. Margaret R. Ferguson of Little Rock, Home Management Supervisor of Farm Security was a visitor in Prescott Thursday. ' ?' '" Blevins Miss Nadine Burnham of Little Rock was the week-end guest of her mother, Mrs. A. R. Thompson and Mr. Thomp>n. Miss Ernestine Houscr of Hope spent Monday night here with home folks. Harold M. Stephens returned to Hen- Irix College in Conway, Wednesday after spending several days here as guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert M. Stephens. Miss Eva Jo Brown, teacher in ( school here, spent the week-end in Nashville as guest of her parents. Mrs. Ervin Bierhaum, Mrs. Robert Alley and Mrs. Merle Pittingcr were business visitors in Texarkana Tuesday. Calendar Monday Missionary circles of the First Baptist church will meet with the following members: The Dorothy Garrett Circle with Mrs. Harold Cummings. The Ann Bagby Circle with Mrs. Burrcl Whitmarsh. The Josephine Scaggs Circle with Miss Lois Anderson. All meetings will be held at 2:30 Monday afternoon. The study of mission books will begin at Uiese meetings. who have not as yet qualified handle stamps, further information and action necessary for qualification can be obtained by contacting the Prescott Chamber of Commerce, Oil Companies In Nevada County Among the oil companies leasing in Nevada county arc: The Sinclair Prairie Oil company, Hunt Oil company, Magnolia Oil company, Lion Oil company, and the Big West Drilling company. Tri-Clinic Meeting The Tri-Clinic Medical organiza- tio nentertaincd Thursday night witli a dinner at the Loda Hotel. Talks were given by Dr. A. S. Buchanan, Dr. L. J. Harrcll, and Dr. J. W. Kenndey. A business session followed and these officers were elected: Dr. Don Smith, Hope, president; Dr. Jim Mc- Kcnzic, Hope, secretary-treasurer. It was agreed that the next meeting will be February 26 in Hope. Mother of Prescott Residents Succumbs Friends of Mrs. Audah Creed and Tom Cruse will regret to learn of the death of their mother, Mrs. W. T. Cruse of Ponlonoc, Miss. The Women's Society of Christian Service of the Methodist Church will meet Monday at 2:30. Circle No. 1, Mrs. Matt Hill. Circle No. 2, Mrs. Mattic Cantley. Circle No. 3, Mrs. J. W. Kennedcy. Circle No. 4, Mrs. Vuel Chamberlain, The Woman's Auxiliary of the First Presbyterian church will meet Monday at 2:30. Circle No. 1 with Mrs. Dawson Atkinson. Circle No. 2 with Mrs. Allen Gee. she married in 1937 and went to live in the Philippines. Together the three Mac'Arthurs lived comfortably in their Inrge, air-cooled penthouse. They entertained Infrequently. The general's favorite form of relaxation was the movies Every weekday night found him in one of Manila's six theaters, often slccpnig through the show, but resting. As the years passed, Mat-Arthur's job became harder rather than easier. A lukewarm Philippine congress constantly pared down the $8,000,000 appropriation Mac Arthur had been promised yearly. In 1940 it was little over $1,000,000. But Uiis and other handicaps only spurred him on. Ho had faith in the Filipinos. He set out to instill them by word and action—as only MacArthur can—with the highest military traditions. "Write your history in red on the breasts of your enemy," he told them. "Only those arc fit to live who are not afraid to die for their country." Mac-Arthur's ardor with his native troops amused some of the more supercilious officers of (lie United States Army. They laughed at his title of field Marshal. "MacArthur doesn't •ate in the American Army now any nore than a buck private," they said. Suddenly MacArthur ceased to be a "buck private" to them, ceased to be amusing. When the Japs moved into Thailand and crisis mounted in the : acific, President Roosevelt recalled Wat-Arthur, as Lieut. General, to head the United States Army forces in the Far East. Now Mat-Arthur's previous work seemed like a vacation. His pace wore out men many years his junior. His aide de cnmp went to the hospital with nervous exhaustion. MacArthur raced against time. But the time was all too . short. lit was early on the morning of Monday (in Manila,) Dec 8, when lis aide routed him out of bed with the news of war. The physical moves that have followed already are history—American history in the highest traditions. MacArthur's brilliant stand has been made in the face of overwhelming odds. They were not only Jap odds—though these were probably greater than even he had expected Beginning a Valiant Stand The ten years to build Philippine defense were only half gone. The Jap blow at Pearl Harbor deprived MacArthur of protection he had every reaso nto count oh. In the face of these facts and 10-1 superiority by an enemy with control of sea, and air, MacArthur has brilliantly conserved his forces, retired to positions long prepared. Still he has taken his beloved offensice. At war for the second time in his life, Douglas MacArthur is reproving the character of his military genius. Aiding him arc the stout-hearted officers and men of the U. S. and Philippine armies. Mac-Arthur's faith in his Filipino troops has been justified. At war's start MacArlhur was everywhere at once. Busy though he was, he took time out to be seen in Manila in order to keep civilian morale high. One action alone engraved l\is name on islanders' hearts. An officer suggested that the American flag on staff headquarters might serve as a target to Jap bombers, asked about removing it. MacArthur, as usual, found words appropriate to the occasion: "Take every oilier normal precaution for the protection of the headquarters," he ordered, 'but let's keep the flag flying." Shortly before Christmas, 1941 Douglas MacArthur was made a full general for the second time in his life. Full general or not, on December 24, he made a charactristic move. Ever a brilliant soldier and gallant man, he took to the field to lead his mcn : .^ e knows better than most the significance of time in modern war; knows that every second he holds out means another second ticking towards the setting of the Rising Sun. MacArthur's future plans are no secret. He has announced them to the world—simply, dramatically, Mac- acthur-ly: "The United Slates has directed me to defend these islands, and I propose to do so." Tuesday Wesleyan Guild will meet at the home of Miss Frances Bailey. Wednesday Meeting of the Sessions at First Presbyterian church at 7:30. Churches First Methodist Church S. T. Baugli, Pastor Preaching 10:55 a. m. Theme: "By Way of Remembrancc."5 Sacrament of the Lord's Supper at close of service. Evening services: 7 p. m. Theme; "Laborers for the Harvest." Two groups of young people-and a class for adults meet at 6:15 p. m. in the study of the Methodist meeting house. Society Miss Mary Gail Whitaker left Friday for Fayettevillc, where she will resume her studies at the University of Arkansas. Every Japanese word ends in either a vowel or the letter n. 1916 Club The 1910 Club met Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. J. B. Hesterly. The living room was attractively decorated with yellow jonquils. Bridge was played with high score going to Mrs. Al Williams. Bingo prkes were awarded Mrs. Charles Robinson, Mrs. Mark Justiss, Mrs. Tom Bemis, Mrs. Cliff Arnold, and Mrs. Berry Hestcrly. A delicioua sal- First Baptist Church Dr. E. P. J. Garrott, Pastor 9:45 a. m., Sunday school. 11 a. m. Worship with preaching. Sermon subject: "World Fellowship." 6:45 p. m. Baptist Training Union. 7:30 p. m. Worship with preaching. Sermon subject: "Sarlh, Sky and Sea." Midweek worship Wednesday, 7:30 p. m. A series of studies in the book of Ephesians is being given during the current month. First Presbyterian Church R. D. Nolan, Pastor 10 a. m. Sunday school. School of Missions. 11 a. m. Morning worship, subject: "The Cost of Descipleship." 5 p. m. Vespers. Subject: "Worget- ting the Past." The Constitution of the United States originally consisted of a preamble and seven articles. We, theWomen , By RUTH MILLETT An army officer's wife reports there isn't much gossip going the rounds these days, since an officer is held responsible for all talk and action of liis immediate family. W It's too bad husbands in civilian life can't make their wives understand that they also are held res- ponsblo for everything their wives say. They are, too, but only the smartest (1 wives seem to realize it enough to censor their conversations accjording- ly. The others go right on losing friends, clients, patients, and customers for their husbands, without over seem- ,., ing to realize that no one wants * to do business with a man who is married to a gossip. It is just too great a risk to take, since most men talk over their business dealings with their wives. Maybe civilian husbands could '&, scare their wives into giving up gos- * sip entirely if they could show them how easy it is for a woman's talk to cut down a husband's income. If the loss were translated into clothes, furniture, or school tuition it might strike home. • I What Hubby Doesn't Know But the trouble is, few husbands know just how much their wives gossip. For though a wife may tell her husband what she heard at her bridge club, she never tells him how /v much she herself passed on. So while a man knows that women gossip a lot, he always feels that HIS wife is a listener-in—and not a passer-on of choice bits of scandal. If the average husband knew how tty much gossip his wife repeats in the course of a week, he would soon do something to stop it. For if he has any business -sense at all, he knows that it is not just army officers who arc held responsible for their wives'-, talk—it is also every man whose* living depends on others doing business with him.

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