Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on November 29, 1938 · Page 5
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Tuesday, November 2!>, 1038. Death Claims Both as Bull Moose Lock Horns in Primitive Battle for Their Mate STAR, HOPE. ARKANSAS ® By iHLf, GLRASON NRA Service Special Correspondent KOKADJO, Mo.—A spectacle, which so far as in known, has never been witnessed by H white man, look place recently in the wilderness that sprawls north of this fnr-flug village when two bull moose, believed to have weighed flOO pounds each, locked horns , and died in the battle. I Ed Lowell, gn'ir.e warden, and Rny O'Donnell, a guide, found the remains' of the warriors on n bloody and biidly I lorn battle ground. They found thy ] huge heads pressed lightly togcththor with Ihe anllers so tightly locked that four men, were unable to pry, pull, or pound Ihem apart. This is the first time Hint such a discovery has boon made in Maine's 15,000,000 acres of forest land for many I years. Although dead only three days at the j most, nothing remained of the animals ; but the bends, hides, and legs. Nearly all of Ihe flesh and bones had been devoured or dragged away by i bears, bobcats, foxes, hawks, owls, and other furred and feathered, predators i of the big woods. [ The death struggle was apparently j brought about by the call of a cow f moose that echoed through the forest ,' and instead of attracting only one bull, : ' brought two. Speaking of Unities of the Century I Old Indians who have witnessed death battles between bull moose say they are Ihe most horrible and sickening spectacles imaginable. The female seeking n ninte lifts its huge antlerless head and ullers n long, P raspy cry. "A bull within hearing will answer the call with a deep bellowing followed by n series of loud grunts. The cow, holding its position, continues lo call, and the bull, answering at intervals, n.'oves rapidly through the wooded hills. The calling continues until the animals are united. Frcquntly the call of the cow moose is heard by two bulls. This usually menus trouble . . . results in n fierce conflict in which at least one of the animals and .sometimes both, are killed. Arriving at the spot where the cow is waiting, the bulls, seeing each other for the first time, become enraged. Snorting and grunting angrily, the ginnls immediately prepare lo fight. Bull's Hmd-On Charge Would \Vicck Automobile Slowly th?y circle, tramping down bushes and other obstacles. With manes bristling, nostrils spread, and he/ivy heads lowered, they charge each other with every ounce of their gre:il power. There is a resounding crash as the sprawling millers- of the brutes collide. When il is considered that one head- on charge by a bull moose will completely wreck a moving automobile, some idea of the terrific impact when two moose come together, can bo conceived. For hours the monsters bntlle furiously . . . circling, ripping, slashing, and charging.' Frequently the animals' eyes are gouged out. Their huge bodies arc torn and bleeding but they fight lo a finish. Nothing but deatli can call a halt. Another terrific head-on lunge echoes through the forest and the huge antlers become locked. The harder Ihe animals try to pull apart the lighl- er Ihe deathlock becomes. Finally one of Ihe brutes, becoming completely exhausted, drops to the ground, dragging the other with him. Locked head to head, necks broken and great bodies heaving and steaming, the animals await death. Attracted by the clamor, flesheatcrs of the forest gather like fiends for the feast. When two bull moose hear the call of a mate, this is what is likely to be left . . . antlers so tightly locked that four men cannot l>ry, pull, or pound them apart. .Ed Lowell, above, game warden, discovers these remains of eiants of the woods near Kokadjo, Me. Pitt Coach Backed by Students Spain and Portugal have largo cork forests. Tlie.se trees, a specie of ever- grcn oak are stripped of their cork bark every S to 10 years and yield 45 to GO pounds of cork to a tree. In spile of the repeated strippings, the trees thrive for 150 years or longer. A WANT-AD FIND IT / Jock Sutherland, left, University of Pittsburgh football coach, glances through a book containing the signatures of 4500 members of the student body, promising the Panther grid mentor support ••Pnr"fn '^ » M . c . onl ™ ve ^ over pitl 's ™™ policy of athletic Puutanism." Making the presentation is John Downey, president of the student body. Deer Supply Smaller in North Arkansas MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark.—(/P)Deer hunters who trek into the famed sylamore district of O/ark National Forosl when the season opens December 1 may not find as much game, as they did last year. Game Warden George Green, who patrols the area, said from the number of deer lie had seen and deer signs in the woods, lie believed there were fewer mature deer in the territory this year than there had been for suvral yars past. "I -see more young door, though, than I have ever noticed so late in the year," Green said. "Some have nit outgrown their spots yet." Running of deer with dogs in the Sylamore district will be prohibited under a new edict this season. Sportsmen here blame such hunting in the past for scattering the herds. Under the new regulation, the huntsmen can either go "still hunting" alone or em- ploye other men to do the driving for him and try for his kill at a stand in some low gap. Green warned hunters against getting into game refuges which cover about one-sixth of Ibo area in which deer are most numerous. RE-ELECT Charlie Taylor ASALDERMAI FOR WARD 4 His record reflects efficient and conscientious services, which entitles him to re-election. CHARLIE TAYLOR CANDIDATE FOR ALDERMAN FOR WARD 4 —Paid Political Adv. •a. LITTLE RCCK.-,fl>_ Final standings of the Arkansas High School football Conference for the 1938 season: W L T Pts Op Pet Little Rock (i (| i 149 49.029 Pine Bluff G 1 2 175 48 .777 Jonesboro 3 l o 79 83.750 Benton 3 10 80 69 .750 N. Litllo Rock 5 1 3 203 40 .722 Blylheville 4 2 1 207 GO .043 Port Smith 321 145 51 .583 Hope 3 3 o 100 92 .500 El Dorado 1 1 3 (i3 39 .500 Forrest City 2 3 1 58 82 .417 Fordyce 2 4 0 G4 118 .333 Hot Springs 2 G 1 7(i 249 .277 Russellvillo 1 4 1 G5 140 .250 Caimlen 0 G 0 25 159 .000 Clnrksvillc 0 GO G 235 .000 Southwest Conference W. L. T. PF PA T. C. U G 0 0 171 47 S. M. U 4 1 0 G4 45 Baylor 3 2 1 G3 81 Rice 2 3 0 29 64 Texas A. & M 2 3 1 G5 G4 Texas 1 5 o 34 109 Arkansas •. 1 5 o 75 71 Games This Week Saturday—S M. U. vs. Rice. Uesults Ijisl Week Texas 7; Texas A. & M. G. T. C. U. 20; S. M. U. 7. Baylor 21; Rice C Leading Scorers G Td Pal Fg Tp Sparks TCU fb 10 10 0 0 GO O'Brien TCU qb 10 3 28 0 46 Clark TCU lib 17 6 0 0 36 Hall TCU hb 8 5 0 0 30 Todd A-M lib 9 4 5 0 29 Use A Hope Star Want Ad We, the Women By RUTH M1LLETT Wife Who S/iijw Blclceriitff Long Kmiugh to Think—Will Slop Bickering Nolccl nullior whose 'Make My Bread" won (lie Mnxlm G6rky Prize, Grace Luiiipkln is busy now mi her latest hook "Tlie Wci\d\iig," which concerns the tribulations of n bride who ntinrrols with her groom on their wedding day Below, Mrs. Lnnipktn presents tier thesis thnt most hiislinml-aml- wife niunhbles could )>c eliminated hy n little objective thinking. She Is one of n number of prominent Amcricnn women "guest editors," nf Huth Millctt's populnr column, "We, the Women," By GRACE LUMPKIN 'Copyright, 1938, NKA Service, Inc.) A certain a'nVount of emotional upheaval is natural and necessary in life and in people. But many of • us, especially women, are not able to check ourselves once we let loose. A wife decides in a certain situation that her husband Jias been unjust, mean and cruel. As she broods over the thought of his meanness, hot indignation mounts in her breast until finally all her angry emotion overflows into words. And the flow of words is only accelerated when lie does not take her spiteful arguments seriously or when her nagging forces him into a position of defense. At thai point, after she has told him exactly and completely what is wrong with him, ho loses patience, and a real estrangement may begin. If she could stop at that point she might avert much unnecessary InYiscry for both of them. But, unfortunately, too often she doesn't. She tells him ALL her opinions of him in no uncertain terms, She complains to her friends of his cruel treatment—thus becoming disloyal to the man she is supposed to love. She doesn't stop her wild dive into the depths of emotion and ask -herself, "What led up to all this?" If she did, chances are she couldn't remember—most spats start over inconsequential matters. She is not jusl enough to a.sk "Did I do anything that might have provoked his 'meanness'?" She need not be denied the satis- faclion of calling her husband some of the names she has Ihought of that fitted him. The names will probably be apt and to the point, because a man on the defensive can be one of the most iwitaling creatures that nature can produce. But a woman on the offensive is not exactly the fairest ornament of nature, either. And she can stop the offensive for a litle, look back and see what she herself has done to bring about the situation. Then if she can find a laugh somewhere in the debris of the emotional hurricarte, she will have made an investment in self-respect and respect from her husband that will pay big dividends in future happiness. PAGE POT!, Picturing Exchange/of Favored Goods Under New Trade Treaty] •* * -•' i . q UNITED STATES * " 1C new treaty signed by Uncle Sam and John Bull. Major concessions on products of Little Rock, Waco Are Considered for Game BATON ROUGE, La. — (IP) — The Louisiana Sports Association had before it Monday the records of numerous outstanding high school football teams of the nation as it moved toward selection of two ow them to play for the national title here New Year's Eve Day. Prominently mentioned for consideration are elevens from New Britain, Conn.; Gloucester, Mass.; Kingsporl, Term., and Little Rock, Ark. The association is being assisted in the selection by sports editors. It is expected the choices will be announced about December 10. Chisox Pitcher's Leg Is Amputated Operation Performed on Monty Stratton After Gun Mishap Dallas, .Texas—(/P)—Monday Slrat- lon, 25-year-old Texan ace of the Chicago White Sox pitching staff Monday underwent an operation for amputation of his right leg at St. Paul's hospital, his baseball career ended and a hard fight yet to win for his life. The leg severed at the knee after a hasty decision when it was noted during Ihe clay lhat the athlete had regained strength remarkabliy with the aid of two bliod transfusions Sunday night and Monday. He had been in a very weakened condition from the loss of blood caused by an accidental pis- toi shot wound while hunting rabbits on his mother's farm at Greenville Sunday. Blood for the Iransfusions was given by two of his seven brothers, Hardin and Roland. , After the amputation, Dr. A. R. Thomaccon said Monday night Strat- tbn's condition appeared satisfactory under, the circumstances, although it was, still critical and it would require another 24-hours"to determine how well his system would respond.to the operation. Barring complications, the surgeon said Stratton should "puJl through." The accident occurred when a pistol he was carrying in a scsbbard discharged accidentally and sent a bullet into his thigh and downward, severing the large artery behind Ihe knee. "Each, of the last two seasons, Stratton, a right-heiider, has been the leading pitcher on the White Sox staff with 15 wins and five losses in 1937 and 15 wins and nine defeats last season. The former kaiser at Doom must sometimes wonder if his empire wasn't lost because he was chicken-hearted. The country wants the C. I. O., A. F. L. and I. L. G. W. U. to get together on something and P. D. Q. The course former President Benes of Czechoslovakia will teach at the University of Chicago should have something to do with Undiplomatic History. Planning Corral for Trojan Horse What else could Coach Elmer Layden, left, and Capt. Jim Goldrick of Notre Dame be planning other than a corral for the Trojan warhorse of Southern California, which is all that stands betvyeen the Irish and their first unbeaten season -and claim to the championship since 1930? The teams drop the on the football season in Los Angeles, Dec. 3. THE FINAL KICK McCaskill Hugh Rhodes and Van Hamilton of Magnolia A. & M. college visited,relatives here this week-end. Miss Wanda Scott who has been in Oklahoma for the past year is here for a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. Scott. Miss Wenona Gentry of Little Rock spent Thanksgiving with her parents JQr. and Mrs. J. E. Gentry of this place. Misses Lucille Smith, Ernestine Houser and Christene McDougald of Blevins spent Thanksgiving with Lola' Wortham. ' Miss Ida Margaret Coulter of Lockesburg visited Miss Jean Shuffield this week-end. Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Hood - spent Thanksgiving visiting relatives in EL Dorado. Miss Winnie Hile of Little Rock' spent the week-end visiting her parents, Mr.'and Mrs. W.' H. Hile. • Qhester McsCaskill and daughter Janelle spent Friday night in Hot Springs. Mrs. Graydon Artthony and Lola Wortham were Prescott visitors Satur^' day. Miss Evelyn Rhodes spent Thanksgiving in Texarkana visiting friends. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Hogan of Curtis' visited relatives here Sunday. Harold Gorham of Longview visited his mother Mrs. M. O. Gorham this week-end. A ROLL-VOUR-OWN TOBACCO THAT'S REAL (It's better tobacco) PRINCE ALBERT. 1 , GETf MY VOTE FOR ' ' RICH, RIPE TASTE AND NO HARSHNESS. RA.IJTHE EXTRA-MEUOW • I'MAKIN'J'TOBACGO' : '«H fine roll.your-own cigarettes in every 2-oz. tin of Prince Albert PRINCE Ai PRINCE ALBERT THE NATIONAL JOY SMOKE TO THE VOTERS It now appears from the trend of public sentiment that my election is assured. I take this opportunity of thanking all my friends for all they have done for me, and will continue to do for me, until the victory is won. I have made no promises to anyone about any appointment or recommendation to any job or position, and will not do so until after I am elected, I have made no promises of any kind except that there will be no sale, lease or disposal of the Water & Light Plant while I am mayor, and that I will keep it out of politics; and that I will devote my entire time to the duties of the office and will give you a clean and efficient business administration. I shall maintain my office in the City Hall •!• Xm» Candidate for Mayor For transportation to the Polls call 757 Paid Political Adv.

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