Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on April 22, 1943 · Page 4
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Hope Star (C 1 Palmer and Alex. H. Wtuhbum) at tFM Star buiMino, 212-214 South Walnut sttMt, Hope Ark. . _ C. C. PALMER, Prtilawt Aid. H. WASH8URM, EdHor and Publisher HOPE STAR, HOPS, ARKAW3A3 Entered as second class matter at the Posto(fic« at Hope, Arkansas, under the Act of March 3. 18*7. (AP)—Means Associated Press (NEAH-Mearts Newspoper Enterprise Ass'n. Subscription Rote (Always Payable in Advance): By city carrier, per week 15c; Hempstead, Nevada, Howard, Miller ana Lafayette counties, $3.50 per year; elsewhere $6.50. Member of The Associated Press: The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to thi use for republication of all news dispatches credited to ft or not otherwise credited in this paper and also the local news published herein. National Advertising Arkantos Dailies, Inc.; Memphis, Icon., Sterlck Building,; Chicago. 400 North Michigan Avenue; New York City, 292 Madison Ave.; Detroit, Mich., 2842 W. Grand Blvd.; Oklahoma City. 414 Terminal IBdg.; New Orleans, 722 Union St.. .Hold Everything -•Boy! What I wouldn't give to sit down to one of those he-man dinners they're probably qating at. qamp right now!" SIDE GLANCES By Galbroith Guadalcanal Diary << S± Boolc-of-the-Month MMIS2 "A submgrine . . . over there!" nptJESDAY, AUGUST 11-Th? expected Jap. counter J. invasion failed to materialize last night. And today was a quiet day. Bob Miller—the only other news correspondent on the island^and 1 nude arrangements to go to Tulagi tomorrosv, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12-Down at the beach early this morning, and. boarded the small fleet of three, motorboats %yhich wa$ to take us to Tulagi. We were moving happily on our way when someone in our boat said, "I think that may be a submarine over there." We looked where he pointed, with a great induration to clis- "The sub was gaining . believe. But it WAS a submarine. And h? had spotted us, The sub was now a mile or two from us, to our port side and ahead. We could see the line of white spray threading along the base of the slim black hull as he picked up speed. We were going to have a race, on our-hands. Gunner Sheffield Banta, of Staten Island, N. Y., gave the order to head for Florida Island, and our boat began to jar and pound as we leaped ahead. The other boats of our little fleet were also pounding along at full throttle, tossing plumes of drenching white spray over their cockpits. But the sub was gaining. It was evident that our jace would bo Kin* Features Syndicate. Inc. Tent copyrleht, 1043. by Random House, "'Their gunner* were ranging in on us." " 'The sub's smoking!' a crewman shouted." close, and that we might have to swim for it even if we There was one item we had not even considcred-shelk fire. It was a horrifying sight to see geysers of water leaping up between us and the submarine, for we knew then that he was ranging in on us, and our machine guns were no match for him, The sub continued to gain. A. shell landed only a hundred yards astern of us. Just then, we saw that one of our boats was having motor trouble. Our boat swung over next to the crippled one and we humped gunwales, pulled Inc. Distributed bv. Klnu Fcaturw Syndicate In co-ooerallorj with th 1* * J at -I apart, and smashed together again «s the two speeding |]| boats ran parallel courses. The crew of the other craft |.| slid into our boat. But we had lost precious time, l^ldp^ myself that this was my last day of existence. ;S |;J 'Suddenly, shells from our shore batteries began to scnd|| up geysers near the submarine. We saw scvcra.1 only.tlS few yards from the conning tower. And one of our crew; men shouted, "Smoke! 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