Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on November 28, 1939 · Page 11
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, ^November 28, Alleged Espionage However, Nine of Every Ten Are Found To Be Phonies H.v Tlioiniis M. Johnsons, KK By TJIOM/tS M. JOHNSON (Noted Mllllnry Writer) NKA Service matt Carrvftiaiutenl WASHINGTON-The postman rings more than twice these days at the massive white building that houses the IJepurtinenl of Jii.stiw-if only to deliver daily to the G-men over 200 reports of suspected neutrality violation, sabotage and espionage. Of aclual sfibolnjre there now i.s n little, and soon may be more. How much more depends on how many Allied war orders an- filled here! and it looks now as if that would be far fewer than 25 years ago. Mure imincdiule seems Ihe danger of a nation-wide witch-hunt. It is pre- ihcled by the letters that come not to (he Department o f Justice Mono, but t<> War. Navy. State. Treasury. And, said a man who receives some. ('Nine out of ten are phonies." These letters tell of "lights flashing" "I iiiKlil. and voices muttering in lotiilit.irimi tonyues which lurn out to be Demoeralie Finnish or Dutch. Or of ti bomb-factory--"! studied pi c - ne acid pluinly"-i| 1Il( turned ,,ut to HOPE-STAR, f-IO?K, ARKANSAS He a saticrkrnut party 1 . But if n workman sees n mini planl ii bomb or set n fire, or Itcnra him ,' threaten to, thai is neither xmicrkraul nor boloney. So sabotage letters assay higher in boiin fides than spy letters; and there is more you can do about them. You can fiuard factories or waterfronts. Shipyards working for our own army and navy are protected nl- ' ready; there and in factories on Gov- { eminent work all workers but Airier-.| ican citizens have been weeded out. Comiminisls Are Worse Threat The most obvious danger, it i.s fe)t| here, are the ineffable pro-Nazi Ger- j man-American societies.'' But much I more is known about the Bund and its interesting leaders than was known of! German-American groups in 1914. A fresh peril is feared if there is to i he ti hook-up of the German-Ameri-I cans with the Stalinist Heds here, as | Hitler is hooking up with Com in I Luiope. That would docruil to the stealthy iirmy of the bomb-and-torch a group of many American citi/rns! not labeled "German-American"—in- 'leed, of appearance varied as the foreign Legion and tnr cleverer tlum the blundering Bund. A few years itgo. they hud sabotaged five American cruisers in succession nnd .slopped only when Stalin announced Russia's "democratic front" with, among others, the United Slates. Now the Navy wonders when the Rod's,. I will be trying' m go to work on the' | cruisers again. Hoover Warns Afi-iiln.sl H.rxtcriii But today navy, army and everyone else are heller armed against Diem. Section B—Page J5 Mayor and Official Family of the Hope City Government Mayor W. S. Atkins TOP ROW, left to right—City Attorney E. F. McFaddin, City Clerk and Recorder T. R. Billingsley, City Treasurer Charles Reynerson. SECOND ROW, left to right—Aldermen E, P. Young, Frank Nolen, J. R. Williams. THltfD ROW, left to right—Aldermen L. A. Keith, F. D. Henry, C. E. Cassidy. ' BOTTOM ROW, left to right—Syd McMath, -L. N. Garner. Congratulations to Hcmpstearl County Citizens as they attend the laying of the Cornerstone to the new Courthouse. Hemp.stend County's most modern structure. e E. S. Greening Insurance Agency Hope Ark- »' Let's All Attend This Grand Celebration ;» To the people of Hope and Hempstead County we send our sincere greetings. We believe in'Arkansas and particularly in the future of Hempftead County and it is a pleasure to us to welcome an event that will add to the development and prosperity of Hempstead County. Boost Hempstead County Industry and Agriculture The Citizens National Bank Hope Ark. Member Federal Reserve System Fur Mime- limp all departments have been working together, led by the Department of Ju.stico whose police academy ha.s installed .special courses li'HchjiiK .soliTli-d police officials from all over the country how to kick out sabotage-, a .sabot being a heavy woorlfii .shoe. To (lie eight hundred G-men are being added 150 more with money President Roosevelt recently afked congress lo appropriate. Throughout the country, surveys have been made to locate all manu- fiicuring firms making anything thai ever could be used by any army—our own included—and the co-operation of Iheir private detectives and guards is being enlisted. The F. B. /I. police academy has been leaching police officials selected from all over America to combat sabotage. But, i-avs J. Erig,-!)- Hoover, there is no need for an anti-spy "drive." And —"We need no vigilantes in this situation." Termites are boring from within, lie says, be they red or brown; but the country can root them out without hysteria. Brought 'Em Luck PUEBLO, Colo.- —tff>)~ Fifty-seven years ago 18 young women at Osborne. Kans., formed the "Ladies Appolo Club." As long as they lived Ihey kepi in communication with each other and nine survivors still correspond by means of a "round robin" letter. Of Ihe 18, all but one married and none was divorced. Frozen Sleep Is A Cancer Remedy Last-Ditch Remedy When You Have Only 6 Weeks to Live By HOWARD W. BLAKESI-EK Associated Press Science Editor NEW YORK-Not more lhan six weeks lo live. This is Ihe medical verdict which jhas been the passport for mosl of those who have tried frozen sleep, the human hibernation experiment in biology and medicine. The passport of death was required by the originators of frozen sieep, Doctors Temple Fay and Lawrence W. Smith of Philadelphia, who have done most of the experimenting and who, since they starled a year ago, have taught Iheir lechnique lo well over 100 physicians from all parts of Ihe Olniled Slates. The passport requirement sharply limits exploration of the possibilities in hibernation, for those with six weeks to live are moslly loo far gone lo react like a person who might still have a chance for life. Nevertheless in one of the speediest explorations in medical records, with more than a dozen large hospitals now quietly trying frozen sleep, some of the boundaries of cold as a remedy for disease are beginning to appear, and hibernation has been used on other cases than cancer. The technique of putting a person into iced sleep has also improved. It started with packing a naked torso in cracked ice. That was too uncomfortable, and shivering interfered with getting down to 'the 89 degree temperature sought. Anesthetics were next used to starl Ihe sleep. The first type of anesthetic caused one dentil, indirectly, and different, safer anesthesia is now used. Cold blankets, made witli networks of refrigerating pipes attached to one side, and air- conditioned rooms are also being tried for cooling to the hibernation stage. Before the experiments were starled, it was widely believed a human being would die if his internal temperature dropped below 95. The present known fatal temperature has been pushed down into the low seventies. This was discovered on a nerson whose cancer was so bad that test tube experiments indicated the low seventies were essential to kill the malignant cells. i What cold is safe for humans in general is not known, since probably fewer than 100 persons have been hib- j emitted. But present experience in- j dicates the, life line is in the high eighties. Two ills besides cancer have been reported treated with frozen sleep. There may be others, but they have not been disclosd. Two mn with narcotic addiction were freed completely by five days' hibernation. They had no painful after-symtoms. A woman psychotic, screaming and fighting, w6ke up from frozen sleep of seven days, entirely sane. Her case, however, was a special type of psychosis, which followed a surgical operation, Jt proves nothing about effects of cold on other mental troubles. .For cancer it is definitely established that pain is stopped, sometimes for months. The growth shrinks, occasionally disappearing so that they cannot be detected. It is believed that microscopic traces of the cancer remain. These finally grow again. But death may be delayed, last days made more comfortable. What else is possible for cancer remains an enigma which it is expected only years of trial .will reveal. However, some of those with the six weeks' death passports have lived for months. The cold does for cancer much the same thing as X-rays and radium, by killing Ihe younger tissue cells. But there is one vital difference. The i-ays damage or kill all the tissues they touch. The cold leaves normal flesh, blood and bone unharmed, attacking apparently only some malignant cells. It appears possible that many of man's germ enemies wi!l be gilled by | knows the limit. cold that he can Stand. To learn this, j The one biggest danger at present is the experiments must be tried on the misleading ease and safety Whic/1 healthy persons, something no one has yet dared to do." even an expert observer imagines he sees when he visits an experienced hibernation clinic. These peaceful At the University of Rochester an- | sleeping persons are really under conf imal frozen sleep experiments are trpl each minute of the day and nightt starting. These should go far toward That expert control is not apparent. disclosing the safe limits for extend-'The fear i.s that observers who ton* ing the hibernation experiments to! elude hibernation is really easy will humans. J reap a crop of deaths. * Certain outstanding details about j ~~•*•••• • humans are coming to light. Emerg-1 Here's One That ing from hibernation, they can swal- : low, for a time, only in slow-motion. In frozen sleep their speed of blood flow is reduced by nearly half. Basal metabolism seems down by 20 to 25 per cent. Didn't Get Away JVNBAV, Alaska—W—Otto Nelson and his partner, both fishermen, fourid some unusual rock ashore while fish_ , ing in the McLean Arm inlet four fceveral inductions of frozen sleep (years ago. They brought it to tfie appear to initiate some anemia. Evidence is accumulating that normal functions of internal organs continue, but at slowed rates which at first es-; caped detection. Eight hours is the j More than 100 countries offer more longest hibernation tried. No one' or less protection for inventions. assay office here. Now they're mining Ihe property | and inslalling a mill. i Hotel Barlow Arkansas "Little Better Hotel' Since 1886 J. D. Barlow Prop. We are glad to give our support to the big celebration and join in welcoming the many out of town visitors who will attend the laying of the cornerstone to Hempstead County's most magnificent struc- ture. Duffie Hardware Hope Company Ark. Re-decorated Bedroom Gets Final Touch—New Lights ^V* 3y«&>*A :• /**^3^^j$?^^' i' .'r •":./^s^o- - ? "I V^*/; ;> "-J; /.^^Ov^^i ; '• 'V .•;>,',> ,'v, \"HiT- ','-. fj*&S®^ A *~' . . '. . > iVi'Siax *.'' S -5 (Above) Before, the lighting wot •>' modernised, this redecorated bed- L- rooin appeared dingy and-unin- ' fifing. (At right) With a feio iimple lighting changes, the room took on u neiv> attractive appearance: By Jean Prentice A GOOD BET that is sometimes passed up when redecorating a bedroom is Die modernization of the lighting. Many women do not know How easily and economically the lighting system can be changed to improve the appearance ot a room. A young wonitm of my acquaintance redecorated her rather small single bedroom, and was disappointed with tho results until it occurred to her that the illumination might be at fault. Lights Govern Effect The new light-tinted wall paper niade the room seem a little larger, it was true. Her old walnut bed had been reflnished beautifully. Smartly framed pictures 011 the wall added gay color, and on a new candlewick bedspread was a caudlewick pillow lu. contrasting color. Still the room fell a little short. winter hat, the young woman then modernized the lighting. How she chased the gioom away team an otherwise charming room is apparent from the pictures. Old Lamp Freed of Glare The headpiece of her bed was really too low to use the lamp that hung upon it. She removed it. and placed an old bridge lamp beside the bed. This was brought up to scientific standards with a new specially-designed shade that elini- ?-^ates the glare of old bridge lamps, I must tell you about it! Within this new shade is a metal cap suspended below the bulb. The cap protects the eyes from glare and helps produce softened light. With a 100-watt bulb the illumination is now adequate for reading. At. the mirror, powdering had been partially guesswork. The wall fixture's shade hugged all the light to "itself and would hold only a a large shield of light-weight white parchment, with which she uses a 75-watt bulb. Now the light here is much more helpful. New Celling Fixture The ceiling light was scrutinized next. It glared when one lay in bed and caught sight of the bul'j. Moreover, it gave little light throughout the entire room. The answer was an inexpensive semi-indirect plastic bowl fixture, which entirely eliminated glare and spread a pleasant diffused light through the room. If the ceiling fixture had been a two-socket one close to the ceiling, (as is found in some bedrooms) the semi-indirect effect could have been secured with inexpensive parchment cones that clip onto tho blubs. These are lighting modernization ideas that fit the limited budget. For the more elastic budget ther» are of course additional ideas, adapt- — Hope Star photo Congratulations- - Hempstead County sets the Pace of Progress—May we do our part to follow through. Bruner Ivory Handle Co. Hope, Arkansas

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