Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on April 17, 1943 · Page 2
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HOM STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Hope Star St« Of '-Hot*, 1899; Pf«« 1927. CoftioiHitetSa JammiV 18,1929. fotrtllhcd «*«ry wwk-day afternoon br fe Star Pwbttshfrsa ct>. inc. y(C & Pdhnef and Alex. H. Woshburn) 6t m«St6r buttdhKi. '212-214 South Wolnui "V street. Hope Ark. -* „ , C. t. PALMER, Pr«lo«nt Al-tX, H. WASHBURN, Editor and PublUher , Entered OS second doss matter at the PostofUct at Hope, Arkansas, under the AC* ol March 3, 1897. (APH-Means Associated Press (NEA)—-Means Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n. Subttrlptlon Rate (Always Payable in A<tvon«:ej: By city carrier, per week I5c; Hempstead, Nevada, Howard, Miller ana Lafayette counties, $3.50 per year; elsewhere $6.50. Member of The Associated Press: The- 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 published herein. National Advertising Repmentotlv*— Arkansas Dallies, In*.; Memphis, Term., SSerick Building; Chicago, 400 North Michigan Avenue; New York City, 292 Madison Ave.; Detroit, Mich., 2842 W. Grand Blvd.; Oklahoma City, 414 Terminal IBdg.; New Orleans, 722 Union St.. Hold Everything RELEASE NO. 6 Guadalcanal Diary Based on the Book-of-the-Month RICHARD TRIOASKIf fUViONS IY I, I. HAZtLTON "Why can't I wear 'em—ain't , this a war to save western civilization?" SIDE GLANCES By Galbroith "Marines were surging ashore everywhere." "They hacked at the jungle." F RIDAY, AUGUST 7, Cont.-As our landing boat slid up on the beach, I jumped over the bow and joined the Marines who were surging ashore everywhere. We were still puzzled by the lack of opposition. "There's a little firing in there," said a grizzled Marine veteran, motioning toward the jungle. "Looks like the Japs'll take to the hills. It's another Nicaragua-this plncc'll be alive with 'em later, fighti ~ in the jungle." I set out to catch i.i> .vith fast-moving Col. Hunt, who had evaporated from the beach, taking his staff svith him. I passed through the coastal belt of cocoanut palms, then through a beaten path cutting through a field of shoulder- high parched grass, and then into the thick, shadowy jungle. Beyond the stagnant Ilu River, it was easy to make one's way through the dank jungle, for the Marines had hacked a swath three or four feet wide, penetrating miles into the interior. The advance elements of Marines were thousands of yards beyond that—and scarcely two hours had elapsed since our first wave hit the beach! 1 found Col. Hunt's command post, as it was called; actually only an undistinguished part of the jungle, where communications men were busy installing field telephones. "The Japs were after our ships..." We had a ration-can lunch, and then at 1:30, the Japs staged their first air raid. I heard the quick, basso "whoomp, whoomp, whoomp" of anti-aircraft fire, and saw the sky fill with dark brown smudges of shell bursts. It was evident that the Japs were after our ships in the bay. A flight of 18 of our fighter planes swung across the sky, the whine of diving aircraft reached a crescendo, and in a few minutes the raid was over. With the coming of the dark, the macaws began to squeal in the tree-tops. The sentries were jittery on their first night on the island. I awoke many times to hear the "Night made the sentries jittery." call of "Halt!" followed almost immediately by gunfire, SATURDAY, AUGUST 8-A runner came back from our foremost elements this morning to report that tJic Airport, prize of the invasion, has been reached without contacting the enemy! It was just noon when the quick-paced "whoomp- whoomp" of anti-aircraft fire opened up again, and I could see the dark bursts plastering the whole dome of rhc iky over Tuhigi, The Jap planes were back after our ships— our lifeline. (Continued Monday) King Features Syndicate, Inc. Text copyright, 1043, by Random House, Inc. Distributed by King Featurei Syndicate In co-operation with the Book-of-the-Month Club, Inc, OUR BOARDING HOUSE with Major Hooplc Drswlncs copyright, 1943, by OUT OUR WAY By J.R.Williams 30LLS \6hVT lT?-~~ 30ME, KEErAtrAWLLTO LEAP FROrA BED THIS MORl^G V^TH THERO&V PROSPECT OF BUSTLING MA-AH/ COME \^ HERE.' I'LL SHOW \ YOU WHY. WE'RE ALWAYS GETTING RAILROAD ROU6E ON US 'FROM TH CAR- COME HERE LISTEN.' IF NOTHIN'BUT A MOUSE AND YOU USED A, FOUR-CAR GARAGE YOU'D ALLUS BE PARKIW TH 1 CAR WHERE TH' MOUSE COULDN'T GET BACK TO HER BABIES/ QUICK , 6O 6B LfXT& VJOOR.V< LOSES ALL. 8ETS/PAV COPR. 1M3 BY NEA SERVICE. INC.-T. M. REC. U. S. P«T. OPF Yes,- your son ought to be u big success as a bugler—I nU- think any of tlie neighbors got much sleep when, he was going through the Scout practice stage.!"' #fc7"-"HfSH— o = r-uo FIRST STOP"It .solves the womanpowcr shortage for us!" Look Who's By Fred Harmon By Roy Crane Wash Tubbs NO- COT VAtB YODRCrilE.F-' LOOK.--- HE'S GOT SACK--- A U.S. SACK/ THEJA NAVA>iOS, RE.D , BUT THEf-\ NQT LNE, IN PEOPLE./ (WERE COMES ONE... A RJCKE-WULF IN ATVPICAl W FRONTAL ATTACK, ITS WIM65 BLA2IN6 WITH' MACHINE 6UN AND CANNON FIRE • • WE'RE OUTOF THE ACK-ACVC. KEEP YOUR IP-ITS <SONEl FROM THE TIME IT OPENED FIRE AT 600 YARDS UNTIL ITS PAST, TWO BEHIND IT COMES BY HE* SERVICE. INC. T. M. REG. U. 8. PAT. OFF Continued in the Next Chapter! Thimble Theater By Walt Disney The Wearing of the Grin! Donald Duck POPEWE, V1 OON'T KNOU), I POPEME,! 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To THE: poi-ice ADOPTION /'/ YOU'RE:" ON THE' ij~j /- i BOARD / /^LET ME -THINK! KIND OF A / I SEUIEVE MP HAS CARD HAS MR. J A 'C''CARD- YES SCUTTLE ? r\ I'M SURE HE HAS .'

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