Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on April 12, 1943 · Page 2
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0 HOPE StAR, HOPt, ARKANSAS Hope Sta . , ' 1927, C6n»ttHdote<l Jonuory 18. 1929. tv«ry vwek-day afternoon br i * - l P f P«*»shlnQ Co. ln«. "* J& ^ Palmer and Alex. H. Woshburn) < m ff* StOf bufWino. 212-214 South Wolnu- ' street. Hop* Ark. _ .. *" t. /"AIMER, PfMl6.nl H. WASH8URN. tdltor and Publisher as second class matter at the .Postofflce at Hope, Arkansas, under the Act of March 3, 1897. (AP>—Means Associated Press }^—Means Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n. • Subscription Rare (Always Payable In Advance): By city carrier, per week 15e; Hempstead, Nevada, Howard, Miller ana Lafayette counties, $3.50 per year; else where 54.SO. Member of The Associated Presi: Thi Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for republication of all news dispatches credited to ft or not otherwise credited In this paper and also the local news published herein. National Advertising Representative— Arkansas Doilies, Inc.; Memphis, Tenn.. Sterick Building; Chicago. 400 North Michigan Avenue; New York City, 292 Madison AVe.; Detroit, Mich., 2842 W. Grand Blvd.; Oklahoma City. 414 Terminal IBda.; New Orleans. 722 Union St.. Hold Everything "Gosh, Maw—see how funny I look in this trick mirror!" SIDE GLANCES By Galbraith Monday, April 12, 1943 RELEASE NO. 1 Guadalcanal Diary fa**d on th» Boolc-of-the-Month *•:•• AY RICHARD TRfOASKIS ILLUSTRATIONS BY I. B. HAZ1LTON &"&.: ~ A ' i?" J s&;*\ *>\ *, V< Richard Tregaskis, the author, his censored manuscript, and the battle area. COPR. 1943 B> ->.EA SEHVICE'. INC. T. M. REC. U. S. PAT. Oft. "Tough luck, Joe! That's one of the blessings of working in an essential industry—I don't have to take lime off to help the wife clean house I" Plunging into the steaming bell that the maps call Guadalcanal, United States Marines last August opened as fierce ami primitive a struggle for victory as military men have ever known. They fought the Japs in the jungle from tree to tree and from river to ridge. They fought them with bayonets and rifles, knives and bare knuckles- with cannon and tanks and planes. In the first wave of these fighting leathernecks was a 26-year-old war correspondent, Richard Tregaskis, who roamed the Guadalcanal battle lines for seven weeks, keeping a diary that presents an amazing picture of the great events and tiny details that form the pattern of our Pacific war. A Harvard graduate, six feet seven inches tall, and battle-toughened by months of service with Navy task forces, Tregaskis was accepted by the Marines as one of their own. To a man, they, echoed the words of Lieut. Comm. John S. Thach, who called the young International News Service correspondent "one of the fightin'est, eat- West men I ever saw." Tregaskis set up his typewriter and began the final chapters of his diary in the bomber that carried him from Guadalcanal for a brief rest. He finished it at Pearl Har- "... another Jap for mel" "Soon we will know where we are headed-where we may die.. bar, and went back to cover the Guadalcanal front again. Now let the diary, in these extracts, tell its own dramatic story of American courage and fighting power. By RICHARD TREGASKIS O N BOARD A TRANSPORT IN THE PACIFIC Sunday, July 26-This morning, it being Sunday, there were services on the port promennde. After the services, ironically, many of the men turned to the essential job of loading machine gun belts. One of them kept time with the metallic clink of the belter: "One, two, three Draw lng . copyright. 1941. by Kin, Features Syndicate. I.e. T«t co DJ rri K ht, 1943. by Random Ho-u., Inc. Dfctributed by Kin, Feature Syndicate ln co-op.ratlon wltk the Book-oMhc-Montb dub. Inc. —another Jap for me," he chanted over and over again, _ I thought 1 might as well do a round-up nn the morale situation aboard _ the ship, and so I wandered around. There were Marines everywhere, playing cards, studying tactics, or just lounging on chrome furniture thnt had recently been occupied by civilians on luxury cruises. I went back' on deck, satisfied that this was a peaceful, la?.y day of rest. Everyone seemed relaxed, despite the fact that soon we will know where we are headed; where, possibly, we may die on a Japanese beach-head. (Continued tomorrow) FUNNY BUSINESS "Bui it doesn't look so feminine this way!" OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Williams Wash Tubbs A^TER THE r^ ' Oh! By Roy Crane LISTEN, WORRY \ WART--I NOTICE > YOU'RE RUMNIM' FROM HOME AGAINJ SO I'VE FIXED IT SO I WON HAVE TO <3ET UP TO AMSWER TH' COORBELL/ THE ROUMD TRIP OUR BOARDING HOUSE with Major Hoople §( THE ADMIRAL TO STA&6ER IN MINUTE,'-~~ A OF THE MACTOR AT V)ORV< VJOULD BE AS ODD AS ASJ OLD SHOVJING A MAN EATlNSA HAMBURGER// fM. 1 WOULDN'T THEV SNEERS THEV I TOILED HEAV- COAL. / -THOUGH VT KILLS Mt.T'LL STROLL IN NONCH&LAMTLV AND DE-SCRIBE W 6LANJERN AS A PLEA^AMT TOMORROW OM THE BULL RGUT= Red Ryder Defeat- B0M8IN6 FLUSHT LIKE THIS OWE TO L'ESCAROOT IS OLD STUFF TO YOU, SER6EANT, BUT NOT TO ME. TM60IN6 IT. COPR. 1»«j BYI4EA8ERVICE. IM By Fred Harmon BY THE WHAT HAPPENEO 'JO LUCCIONI? KILLED, SIR.THE LAST TIME OVER L'ESCARGOT rtovo, RED-HEAD GlT t3 TOUR FEET AMT3 GlT OFFA THIS Donald Duck Free Labor! By Walt Disney FOU(? THOUSAiJD'S STILL TOO MUCH! WERrt r^O USE. To COl'WlrtCE.YOtJ vOHt 1 CAME TO THIS NA.VAJO LITTLE BEANE.R — YOU LtT-UfAtOOR . (30 NO.' 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