Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 12, 1939 · Page 6
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PASS SIX HOPS STArV.HOpet ARKANSAS Tuesday, December 12, 1.939 In One Minute, 36 Garand Rifles Could Annihilate An Entire Regiment • • • ^ •. . •• Thirty-six soldiers, armed with the! V. & Anny's new Garand rifle, could ! annihilate an entire infantry regiment' in 60 seconds in open country fight- ' ing. That's the opinion of officers who recently watched New York National j Guardsmen test the Garand at Camp Smith, Feckskill, N. Y. A dozen men fired at a silhouette target 200 yards away. In one minute, they registered •102 hits 300 of them bull's-eyes. The , detail averaged 34 shots per minute ' per man. It is because of this great- ; cr accuracy and firing speed that the ; Army official! yaciopteci the semiautomatic Garand to supplant the time honored Springfield. Like the Springfield, the Garand is a slip-fed shoulder rifle. But there this resemblance stops. As seen in the photo above, it uses an eight-cartridge clip instead of the Springfield's five. The loading mechanism is operated by gas pressure generated in the chamber when a cartridge is fired, eliminates the awkward manual movements necessary for successive shots with the older weapon. Instead of raising the bolt, opening the breech, closing the breech and snapping the bolt, the doughboy just squeezes the Garand's trigger. The gas cylinde is shown in muzzle view below. Gas, entering the cylinder as the bullet leaves the muzzle, operates a piston which unlocks the bolt, empties the cartridge case and ccmpresses a spring. This closes the bolt and reloads the chamber. For all ils advantages, the Garand rifle weighs only 9 1-4 pounds, a half pounds a half pound heavier than the Springfield. } GARAND RIFLE Eight shots • fired simply by squeezing trigger Five-cartridge clip I must operated manually a/ter each shot MODEL 1903 SPRINGFIELD RTF!. •RAISING A FAMILY Child's Interest Can Be Killed by Piling on Lessons Blevins i Mrs. Olin England of Hope is spending this week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Brown. Miss Louise Cummings of Prescott was the Monday and Tuesday guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Cummings. Mrs. Carrie Bonds of Shrcvcport was fast wq,ok guest of Mr. and Mrs. Jack ponds and family. . Edwin Brooks, • Mrs. Winnie Wood,' Robert Tribble left Monday for their J-.ome in Tucson, Ariz., Guy Brooks accompanied them home. Miss Marie Ward of Arkadelphia ppent the week-end with her parents Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Ward. Mr. and Mrs. W. Troy Wade and Billy Wade left Wednesday for their .home in Wichita Falls. Texas. Miss Helen Wade accompanied them home. Miss Ruth Huskey spent hte Thanksgiving holidays wifh her parents, Mr and Mrs. H. H. Huskey. Mrs. John P. Barker and son, John Thomas, of Smacfcover, are guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Thomas. MrM. and Mrs, P. M. Honea were ' shopping in Hope Thursday. Mrs. Roy Footer and Mrs. Clarence Leverett were shopping in Hope Thursday afternoon. Mrs. John A. Wade died at her home Saturday night. She had been a resident of Blevins, Kempstead coun- .ty about 70 years. She- is survived by her husband and eight children: Mrs. We Hope You Never Need a Prescription! \111' But if You Do ... We will be glad to serve you.' Only highest quality ingredients used in compounding. There is a graduale phannacisl on duty at all times! ' When sick see your Doctor and when Prescriplions are needed WARD & SON The Leading Druggist "We've Got It" Phone 62 Motorcycle Delivery Nicknames Given Capital's Great Roosevelt and Cabinet Come in for Their Share lion) committee; is. called Old Mulcy.' He is from North Carolina. ... Admh-al Emqry,S. Land.' chairman fifteen. No Time for 1'lny And Needed Rclnzatltm This is not all. Jane takes dancing, too, and the teacher has warned her that practice every day is essentiiil for strength and limbering. Jane must go to class unprepared. She faces an irntc tcitchcr who forgets her pupils arc busy young Jolk with too much to do. By OLIVE UOBF.KTS BARTON Should a child have other lessons outside of school? A. Yes? B. No? C. One, or not more thmi two? D. Only those in which he is interested ? "C" is ray answer, mid I am going to stick to it, whether or not Jane or John is smart, strong and all the rest. Nearly all children learn things outside the regular school instruction. Often they lake no formal lessons and learn-only from daily experience. Again, they have music, public speaking, dancing, Scout work or essay writing.. In fuel, although the last would seem to be unimportant, the fact-is that one school board 1 know of has had to take measures. The prizes offered by groups interested in essays reached a point where school , young pcop]e h . wc f| }} - ju}] ;im , work was being neglected. | thllt is scho() , E . lch of U)cm To go back g bit, howcrc, v lel us! really get somewhere. But to sec what happens to Jmie when school lets out. She is supposed, and to get some exercise and some fun, preferably in the open air. But there is her music lesson to be practiced. Mother knows Jnnc won5t practice well when she is full of dinner, and insists on it at once. So Jane does her hour's stint by .this time she is pretty tired. Supper - sets her up a bit, and after sledding for half an hour she feels like dong her numbers. York Yankees stand out In conlrnst to poorer major Icngue outfits which cnnnot hope to match them in scouting and in developing talent, pnrti- culurly when wealthier arrays hove branches scattered throughout the land. Judge Lmidis always hns been for the player first, the minor league owner second mid the mnjor league owner third. They require help in thnt order, he reasons. In the pnsl his weapon against players being jockeyed around in the viu-ious chains loo long w<is declaring them free agents. But now the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues, which is the lengthy mime of the minor.''', hns passed rules which easily will enable chum store opcrnt- ...... _ tll.THJ "111 WIICM.MI.- tlllllll IHUIV Ulnjllll- John is m his room, after Scout meet- i 0 ,. s lo nbusc privileges they naturally ing, working on an essay. The school j | UIVOi thinks John should win, so they are .' depending on him. John lias already done half « [>cck ot rogulnr lessons, i He has a violin lesson on Saturday, and after wearily laying down his pen, takes up his bow and .scrapes a few bars simply from a sense of duty. He is learning nothing, for the fatigue poisons have deadened his brain. Lund IN Advised to Korgct Technicalities Restrictions on entire farm system in player transfers where the rules restrict only one club svcrc removed. Hulcs regarding player transfers cannot be interpreted to menn anything more llwn is stated. Representatives of one club can be empowered .T'L 0 .. mU :. h ', t00LnU ' cl1 ' ol ,'. of i . l -. Tllcsc !'<> sign plnyer.s for »ffiliiitcd clubs. and i in other words, Judge Landis Is > 11 ' 1 ' j told thnl chain store operators are pi'° i now running the entire works and lo it on because (hey are "formative j quit prying around for technicalities and susceptible is wrong. Their in- I Through chain store conneclios the leresl gives out, and so docs their ; mil j O r.s now control the minors which strength. They need some freedom j they once fought over such things as and intervals of rest, and they need | t| 1( . clraft. more than half an hour to play. • THE PAYOf By HARRY GRAYSON NEA Service Sports Editot CINCINNATI - Judge Landis' Iron- She gols Ihal done, but'dad, whose i ble with his baseball family is thai I There are two sides to the story, j Landis and many olhcrs believe in- j dividual ownership, civic pride, clc., j is the healthier plan. Chain store > operators contend thai without major | league assistance nol one club bc- j low "A" classification would fin- hnving to pay $7500 for mnjor league cnstoffs when the brightest of their stars can be drafted for that amount lifter four years. What chance lias an independent "A" owner against a club in his league which is controlled by a major league power and which can graduate the noble titltlcte through loops of lower classification Yet two of the staunchest and oldest indc- pendents manage to do alt right. Graham, Kellcy (let He. Markahlu Kcsults Chin-Icy Graham, of San Francisco peddled Outfielder Dominic DiMaggio and Southpaw Larry Powell to the Red Sox tor $100,000. And when let down by the same Red Sox,with whom he hurl a working agreement, Mike Kellcy of Minneapolis set out on his own remarkable results. Kollcy hnfl 11 fine season at tlic buck office and wound up selling pitchers Herb Hash and Bill Butltiud and Catcher George Laccy to (he same Red Sox and Shortstop Jimmy Pufahl lei Washington. In addition, the Athletics drafted Elon, Hogsctt, the venerable lefthander, for $7500. That is how tough it is for major league men like Connie Muck who hnvc chain stores. They wind up drafting oldsters like Chief Hogsctt. The chain stores with eyes everywhere, gel the good ones early— from Mindlol and school. Chain stores are the trend of the times and the big league outfit without them winds up like poor old Connie Miick drafting 36-year-old Chief Hogsetl. More l.lglit on flip Subject Two little urchins stood with their noses pressed ugainsl a barber shop window. the season, and thut not a few 1 "Gee, Mickey, look al thiil one!" grandmother* was Spanish, has insist- j he would like to sec the game restored ' time. f lho.sc above would have n tough i ed that Jane learn the language. To- to the independent owner. ' . • i_ _, . , T .. _ i .. n*i._ i i...11 „_ .._' i_ . .. . *If '. • 1 blint UCIII^ l^lllll lllb ml !£ lltl£l.. AU- ol me Maritime Commission, is "Jcr- morrow is lesson day and Jane has !".-_•_ i?.'..l 7 ?^. y '" thc . navy - Hc nnl hacl timc to prepare. So now she lackles the verbs and tries lo t just won;'I is the clock There were only 11 minor leagues uses it 'himself over the telephone. Some of. the lads are calling Paul V. •McNutt;''"McNcrt.s" but not in front' of- him.' , sense come. conjungation. Besides, there and she must be in. bed at nine- Thc baseball commissioner long hns j when the majors decided to go into been against, farm .systems. He is, the farm business on a large scale at .•(gainst, for example, the St. Louis i e height of the depression in 1932. Cardinals controlling 400 or more play- ] There nrc now -II minor leagues. crs through 20 or more subsidiaries. ' The comparatively few remaining He easily understands why the New ' independent owners complain about said one, pointing lo a barber wielding^ •;i singeing taper. "He's looking for 'em with ;i light. 1 :" If you discover your car is running onl of gasoline and the nearest station is miles away, it. i.s best to drive slowly »l the car's- most efficient speed and travel as far as possible. By PKESTON GROVER WASHINGTON — You might as well be posted on the nicknames attached to political stars and starlels because the campaigns are coming and both sides will want to humanize their proteges by ''that familiar touch." President Roosevelt was called "The Boss" by the lale Louie Howe, his wise No. 1 secretary. He is called "Nil. Big," fondly by his friends furiously by his foes. Vicc-Prcsidcnl Garner calls him "The Captain.' Everybody knows him by his initials. FDR, just like this — Ef-Dcc-Arc. 'the runner-up presidential candidates haven't generated pet names for Ihcmselves yet. When Hoover was president he was referred to as 'The Chief." His friends still use the title. General Hugh Johnson referred to Secretary Ickcs as "Honest Harold." It didn't displace Washington's "Icky the 'ick." But when Ickcs, in return. tailed Lhc general "Old Iron Pauls" that stuck. Morgciithau Too The sad face of Secretary Morgcn- thau prompted the President to call him •Henry the Morgue." His name helped a bit. Since Ihcn a half dozen parallels to thai have grown up, such as "Harry lo Hop" for Secretary of Commerce Hopkins, "Tommy the Cork' and "Benny the Cohen" for the re; 1 doubtable grain twins. .Ceo. W. Mayfield and John A. Wade i Don't overlook "Fanny the Perk." Jr., of El Dorado. Mrs. Perry Sage of i the 'iccrctary of Labor. It is also Forrester; W. Troy Wade of Wichita i "Ma" Perkins. She doesn't like either • Falls, Texas; E. Lester Wade, Miriton ' one. 1 N. Wade, Arthur H. Wade and Mrs.; However, "Pa" has hung familiarly 'jHarlon H. Honea all of Blevins. Fun- } lo Brigadier-General Watson, the Pre! j-ral services were held Sunday afler- : sident's secretary, ever since his Wcsl I (loon at Marlbrook church. Dr. David' Point days. ; £heppard.son officiating assislcd by : Vicc-President Garner hns been ' f.ev. Chas. Giesson and Rev. Horace known as "Cactus Jack" or "Texas '• Honea. Burial was in Marlbrook ccm- i ',ctcry. j for a generation. Postmaster General Farley is variously called "Gentleman Jim." "Sunny Jim" or "Big Jim." Some call him "Ginral" w ' tn 'hat Irish touch. Every boll weevil south of the Mas- j Women wield the authority among i the low-headed Indians of Panama. . Although men may be elected to of- { on-Dixon line knows Senator Smith of '• fice and become village officials, it ! South Carolina as 'Cotton Ed" but I is the- older women who tell the vol- i m tht Senate gallery he often is ers whom to elect. II A ill REMINGTON'S Nil Ml NEWEST H V Iffy PORTABLE The Remette ONLY 7C COMPLETC '3 WITH CARRYING """ CASE H«rf n t rnmj.lr.ie 1'i.ruUe Typewriter for the fir«l timl in Biilw-r Jt lliii rrmarUMf low price, ll ha* eier» e,«i,iul feature to .1,, a real lyj.iiig j o b. It will giro you many ycura itl lJttfifis\ tec* \<:f. 'l\\r. i-hiUlieii Cdn utc it for llieir homework—Fallier on >i-e it for In, l ,cr-..,n.,l and "aflcr liourV liunint.n — M..I irr - jc.vial c.,rrr,|H.i 1 .|ri,.:e call now be ipeeiiilj tad orally taken care of, wilb Remctte. O. W. MILLS 218 So. Walnut urniturr Hope Hardware Co. I'lionc 45 called 'Ipse Dixiel." 'He uses il ofl.cn in speeches to mean Ihal "Hie thing ."IiCiiks for it.sclf." The nearest Ihing lo a nickname for 5_cnator Carter Glass is the hopeless effort ij( nun-Virginians lo iniiUile lii.s way of anyinis his own first nftrnc, Cyahleh. "Mr. Big" calls him "the unreconstructed rebel." Speaker Bankhcad of the House sometimes i.s tcasingly called "Tallulah niter his fmnous actress daughter. Senator Borah was once known as "Wild Bill" and more lately as "The Sage of Idaho," hut neither is really H nick iiiiine. Imagine shouting down K Senate corridor, "Hey you, Sage of Idaho." Hi.s wife calls him Billy and torlucs him once in a while wilh a sweet- toned Willie in front of company It wilts him. She i.s called Litllc Borah. Col. J. Monroe Johnson Assistant Secretary of Commerce, i.s "Rowboal" and Hcibort E. elusion, Assistant Sc- i-TCt-jry of the Treasury, has become "Admiral" since he took up coast guard work. Colonel Harrington. WPA Adinin- i.straloi, i.s called "Pinky." It has to do with his complexion, no doubt. Mr.;. Hull calls the Secretary of Stale "Judge." bill al the Stale Department the title usually refers to R. Walton Moore, department counsellor. MvNult (Jag When Senator Henry f. Ashursl sprouts forth a lengthy speech, which '.s- rare because he keeps them short, his colleagues playfully remind him Ihal his second name is Fountain. Shiny.paled Representative Doughton. tit Ways ajjd Means 'tiuca- the car you want at the price . , , ' &MMMMBM • you want to pay! 1937 PLYMOUTH Tudor Deluxe with trunk. SAAA NEW TIRES. 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