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(Friday, May 21, 1943 Social ana P HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS ersona I Daisy Dorothy Heard, Editor Phone 768 Between 6 •. m. and 4 p. m. Hollywood 'Uniform 7 Gets Wartime Recruit-a Skirt Social Calendar Monday, May 24th Bible Study for members of the Baptisl Women's Missionary Society, Ihe church, 2:30 o'clock. lorning for Vernon. Texas, to pcnd the summer with Mr. Ellis f the United States Army Air Corps. Joint meetings of the Spiritual Life Group and the Misson Study class of the First Methodist Church will be hold at the church, 3 o'clock. Mr;:, C. D. Lauterbaeh will have the mission study and Mrs. W. W. Johnson, the Spiritual Life Group topic. A meeting of St. Mark's Auxiliary will be held at the home of Mrs. Mcliae Andrews, 4 o'clock. Announcement Mrs. Kalph Routon will present her students of piano in her annua spring recital Tuesday evening May 2. r >. Dinner Meeting for D, and P. W. Club Thursday Before going to the Surgica Dressing unit of the Red Cr6ss Pro duct ion department, members o the Hope Business and Professions! Women's club had the monthly din ner meeting in the private dining room of Ihe Barlow Thursday eve ning. The large circular table was cen tered with arrangements of sum mcr flowers in a crystal bowl placed on a mirror reflector. Covers were laid for Mrs. Thelm Moore, Miss Jack Porter, Mis Genie Chamberlain, Miss Gen Lasoter, Mrs. H. M. Olsen, Mrs Aline Johnson. Mrs. Florence Hicks Miss Huby McKee, Miss Zu Collier, Mrs. Dora Gunter Kinj Miss Frances Eason. Miss Wybl Wimberly, Miss Frances Yocum and Mrs. Kathleen Robins. During the business session, the club voted to send Mrs. Moore, president of the chapter, to the state convention being held in Hot Springs this weekend. Baltics Look to Britain, U. S. to Save Them From Nazis, Reds Jnmcs II, Jones and E. F. Mc- •'uddin have returned from St. is, where they represented the Hope club at the Rotary Intcrna- ional. C. H. Gordon is leaving this weekend for Kilgore. Texas, whore he vill attend a Boy Scout camp for several weeks. Mrs. E. L. Butler and Mrs. Joe Yocum and daughter of Texarkana, wore over Thursday night for the graduation of the former's grandson, Merrill Edward McCloughan I Hope High School. They were overnight guests of Mr. and Mrs. M. M. McCloughan. Pvt. and Mrs. Orvlllc Taylor left Wednesday night for New Orleans, where Pvl. Taylor is stationed with the U. S. Signal Corps, after a visit with relatives and friends in the city. Mr. and Mrs. Jewell Moore motored to Magnolia yesterday to make the acquaintance of their new grandson, David Norman Moore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Moore. He was born Thursday at the Magnolia City hospital. After a pleasant weekend visit with relatives and friends in Hope, Pvt. 'Ralph E. Burke returned by plane Sunday afternoon to Camp Gruber; Okla. Lt. A. D.' Malono of Ft. Benning, Ga.. is visiting his mother, Mrs. F. C. Malonc, and other relatives and Yicnds. 11 (IX Miss Fletcher to Conduct Home Nursing Class Tonight A c c o m p a n i e d by Mrs. Leon Buiuly, general chairman of Home Nursing classes in Hempstead county. Miss Mary Claude Fletcher will go to Malbrook Friday evening lo address the members of the nursing class being conducted by a member of thai community. It is expected that certificates will be awarded to 250 county •women al the completion of the ptOjeet. Merrill Edward McCloughan and Thomas Honeycutt are visitors to Texarkana today. Mr. and Mrs. Tom McLarly have gone to DeRidder. La., for a weekend visit with relatives. Dr. and Mrs. W. G. Allison will have as weekend guests, Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Slack, of Longvicw. BY NEA SERVICE Hollywood's traditional 'uniform' and trade mark—the slacks suit- is expanding under wartime's emphasis on practicality and lho"gol- the-most-outo-of-evVry -wardrobe- item" spirit. So, lo the famous jacket-and-pants outfit, a skirl has added 11)is spring. You now see these new three-piece suits everywhere and in all materials and color combinations. Typical of those featuring vivid color contrasts is the newest pur- Coming and Going Major Linus Walker of Jefferson Barracks, Mo., is home for a visit with Mrs. Walker and son, Forrest. Mrs. Fred Ellis departs Saturday St.Joseph •^OHIO'S URGESl StlLlH M \V Personal Mention James William Cant'ley, who underwent a minor operation at the Julia Chester hospital ,is recuperating at his home on East Second street. Leslie Brooks, whom you may have seen in "Cover Girl." Her new "uniform" is a brilliant contrast of black and white shepherd-checked wool and scarlet gabardine. Above. Leslie models it for you. At left, as Ihe traditional slacks suit for sport and lounging and at right, with the skirl, as a neat outfit for almost anywhere excepl evening affairs. The body of the jacket is scarlet, while the sle'eves, revers and slil- pockct trim are in tine check. Both the slacks and the matching deep- pleated skirt are of solid shepherd chase of up-and-coming starlet i check—DEE LOWRANCE. Japs Making Last Stand on Hollywood RIALTO PREVIEW Saturday Night 11 p. m. By BOBBIN COONS Hollywood — Mr. Charles Laughton, he would have it known, is Ihe victim of a gross canard. There have been stories to the effect thai Chuck is one of those actors who lives his roles. That is to say. when he is as a meek schoolteacher in "This Land Is Mine," he becomes that school teacher for Iho duration. He walks around as that person would, he eats, sleeps, and thinks as if he were indeed thai person. This, if true, would be quite a feat, besides being boring to all hands. IH UCHNICOVO* Mary Mart in Dick Powell Betty Hut ton Eddie Bracken Charles Starrett in Tardon My Gun' Also Jane Withers in 'Small Town Deb' As he says it, he is right in the middle of a picture, and he is being "The Man f/om Down Underneath nil. The director, Robert Z. Leonard, will nagg him to work, and he will slep in front of the camera and talk in an Australian accent lo Richard Carlson, and go through some touching father business to luther-the plot. But right now he is one C. Laughton, a man with an aching back. He hurt it in a movie accident, and he's sore because it's preventing his going to Cincinnati for the "Land" opennig. Aside from thai, he's in an amiable mood — and definitely not "Ihe Man down under." "It's women who start tales like that," he chuckles. "They're always looking for things lo hold over you. I go home and I hear il, 'Now don't you be acting Captain Bligh around here!' or 'Slop being that school teacher, Charles!' or 'You've dragged in dirt on your shoe, Charles — you slop acling that Australian character and pick that dirt up and take it out!' " Today in Congress By The Associated Press Senate In recess until Monday. Military Affairs Committee may vote on Kilday Bill to deluw induction of fathers. Senate and House conferees meet on pay-as-you-go lax bill. House Debates additional lend - lease appropriation bill. Small business committee begins inquiry into lumber situation. —»»«¥ Thaddeus Fairbanks invented the platform scale at St. Johnsbury, VI.. in 1830. Washington. May 21 —(/Pi— Tho Navy reported today that operations on Attu island in the" North Pacific are continuing with the lat- esl reports indicating that the Japanese are making a last stand in defensive high ground on the island's northeastern extremity. (The Vichy radio in a broadcast recorded in London said today that "the Japanese have begun to evacuate "Attu." This had no confirmation.! The enemy, as of last Wednesday, held an area of about 15 or 20 square miles with a lino opposite American advancing forci-F about five miles long. Today's communique however gave no niformation on what IKU occured on Atlu yesterday and of ficers'said frankly that all th<\\ could be sure of for Ihe presen was that operations are continuing, tinning. They assumed that the Japanese probably had been driven back somewhat farther in the meantime, although fog and cold might lave slowed clown the American novcment. Yesterday's communique also lad told of operations on tho 19th incl had said that Army bombers itlacked military objectives in the Chichagof area. Thus il appeared that the whole enemy defense line had been undei air attack on Wdnesday. This line, reportedly consisting of strategic heights, caves and foxholes, stretches from Ihe shore of Sarana Bay to Atlu village which is at the head of Chichagof Harbor. The peninsula beyond this line embraces an area of 15 to 20 square miles of rough mountainous country, Navy men said. Sports Mirror By The Associated Press Today A Year Ago — Ernie Bono of New York Yankees, pitched three hits, against Chicago While Sox, his fourth shutout and sixth victory of season. Three Years Ago — Ford Frick fined Frankie Frisch and Joe Marty $50 for disturbance of yesterday's Pittsburgh - Philadelphia game Five Years Ago — Spud Chandler. New York Yankees, blanked Chicago White Sox, 1-0, and hit homo run. By JOHN COLBURN Stockholm. May 21 —•(/?)—- Independence - minded leaders of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia are looking to Britain and the United Slates for help in extricating themselves both from German control and the fear of Russia, according to refugees arriving here. Allied observers in this neutral listening post have received repeated overtures seeking a definite statement of policy from Anglo- American officials on the status of the little Republics which have jccn subject to two foreign rules in liree years. These observers said the CJUCK- ion might be one of those on tho igenda of Joseph E. Davies' Irip to Woscow. They pointed oul that if Stalin vould renounce Russian claims on he Baltic states, many of the 5.- )OO.fiOO people there would cerise collaborating with the Naxis and revolt, against them. Stalin's assurance April 4 that Russia desired good post - war relations with an independent Poland was viewed as the type o falemonl desired with regard to the Baltics. Copies of the Atlantic charier have been distributed widely in '.he area, but the majority of Baits thus far are not convinced that Russia's adherence means she ha?, renounced her longstanding claim? against, them. Two hundred years under the thumb of the • Russian empire created a deep - rooted fear among the people thai was further agilat- "d when Ihe Red Army occupied the states in June, 1940, and they were annexed to the Soviet after elections w h i c h independence leaders claim were no elections all. German propagandists have used this fear to obtain reluctant and limited help from Ihe Bailie people, volunteer military logons, workers for German war industries and as an excuse for confiscation of crops. The Germans also dangled before the Baltic leaders a promise thai when Russia is conquered Ihe Baltics would be given conditional independence. The conditions are that, the Nazi Fcuhrer shall have sovereign rights and that Germany shall conduct the foreign affairs of Ihe three slales, although each would have its own representative in Berlin. Experts in Baltic affairs said that while tho countries might be interested in an autonomous status —even with Russia — they want terms more in keeping with the independent traditions they cultivated as republics since the last war. The refugees report that, if the states are nol able lo keep their Boundaries intact and maintain their independent traditions, they will take up arms and try lo fight for freedom. The three countries could raise an Army of 400.000 to 450,000 men. Baltic observers recall Vice President Wallace's recent statement that iho seeds of a new war would be sown unless there was an understanding with Russia before the end of the present one. They add that Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia provide fertile ground for such seeds. They stress the present dissatisfaction with the German regime nun its possibilities in support of the expected Allied offensive in Europe. Th'.' Germans have indicated in a number of ways recently a fear that such moves t . might be made. In Lithuania, which has provided the strongest opposition to Nazi efforts to Germanize the area, a handpickcd "national assembly" has been permitted lo convene to discuss immediate policy. It is the first assembly held since German civil officers began directing the affairs of Ihe three stales two years ago. No such assembly is reported from Estonia or Latvia, and observers speculate that the Na/.is are awaiting results of the Lithuania experiment. Reliable reports said thai members of Ihe Lithuanian group were so doubtful about the reason foi their summons to the capital tha they made their wills before leav ing home. While repudiating Bolshevism ii one resolution, they are reportec lo have demanded a national army with Lithuanian officers. Similar demands of armie have been made by Estonia an Latvia, all wanting to fight for in dependence. Church News FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Third and Main Streets Rev. W. R. Hamilton, Pastor | "Understanding and Believing" will be the pastor's sermon subject al Ihe 10:50 Worship Service Sunday morning. Sunday School assembles by departments at 9:30. Baptisl Training Union for all who would like to be belter church members opens with a general assembly al 7 p. m. If Ideals Evaporale . . .!" will be the topic of the sermon at the 8 o'clock service Sunday evening. Vacation Bible School opens Fri day al 3 o'clock and conlinues Mon day through Friday of next week and Ihe week following. Lend Lease Bill Sent- to House Washington. May 21 —(/P)—A $6.73,029,000 lend - lease supplemen- al appropriations measure, rep- esenting in part the coming sweat - and - self - denial - con- ribution of the home front, was sent to the House floor today wilh he assurance it wauld shorten ma- crially the mutual aid march of .he United Nations "to complelc victory," Top Jap (Continued From Page One) chief of general staff for the Naval air force. FCC monitors who heard Ihe UNITY BAPTIST CHURCH J. T. Gilmore, Pastor Our revival is now in progress Elder Doyle M. Ingram is doing Ihe preaching. Morning services begin at 10 o'clock and evening services at o'clock. You are invited to worshij with us. • The Auxiliary meets at thi church Monday afternoon at 2:31 o'clock. If you love the old time gospe then hear Brother Ingram. Tokyo broadcast said Ihe announcer appeared overcome wilh Ihe import of the news and that his voice was choked with emotion as he finished reading the communi que reporting Yamamoto's dealh The lext of the announcment as recorded by the FCC: "An imperial headquarters com munique issued on May 21 al I p. m. (Japan lime) Admira Isoroku Yamamoto, commandei in-chief of Ihe combined fleel whilp directing general strategy on ie front line in April of this year ngaged in combat with the enem nd met a gallant death on a war ilane. "As successor, Admiral Mineich <oga has been appointed and already taking command as com nander of the combined fleet." Koga last was reported servin TS commander of the Yokosuk laval base, a post lo whicfc' he wa appointed in November. 1942. H 'ormerly was commander-in r chi of the Japanese fleel in Chinese waler and was advancd to the •ank of full admiral in May 1942. Yamamoto, who was 59. was graduated from Ihe Japanese Naval Academy in 1904, just in lime to fight in Ihe Russian-Japanese war as an ensign. He lost two PAGE I shall not bo content merely to capture Gunm and the Philippines and occupy Hdwan and San Ffcan- Cisco. I .im looking forward to dictating peace 1o 1he United Slates in the White House at Washington'." - *> Yamamoto served in Washington 1he Japanese naval attache in 925. The announcement of Yamamo- i's death was repeated by the okyo radio in an English lan- uage broadcast beamed 1o tho nited Slates several liours after 1 le original domestic nnnounce- ment. The second broadcast, recorded y the Associated Press in New York, priid high liibute to Yama- lolo as "a brilliant strategist and eader whose contributions have ed to firm consolidation of Japan's position, assuring final -victory." 'His stirring fighting spirit still, ives on in the imperial Japanese Navy and will continue to inspire officers and men of the Japanese naval forces," the broadcast added. It reviewed his career al length, •ecalhng thai he had served as headmaster of the Naval and Aeronautical School at Kasumag- aura, as captain of the Aircraft Carrier Akagi, as chief of the Technical Department of Aeronautical Headquarters, and commander of the Air Batlle Corps. When Ihe Hirohilo cabinet was formed in 1930, Yamamoto becama vice naval minister and .held this position through the Hayashi, Ko- >«] noye and Hiranuma cabinets, re- -• signing when Premier Hiranuma went out of office in August, 1939. POWDER FOR FAMILY USE diaper rash, heat raali. HOPE GOSPEL TABERNACLE North Main and Ave. D Paul R. Gaston, Pastor Sunday School—9:45 a. m. Guy E. Bnsye. Superintendent. Morning Worship—11 a. m. Sermon subject: "Ministry of Suffering." Young Peoples Service and Adult Bible Study—7 p. m. Evangelistic Service—8 p. m. Sermon subject: "Story of a great King's Last Banquet." Vacation Bible' School begins Monday at 9 a. m. and will con tinue for two weeks. These morning periods consist of Bible and character stories, handwork, games, memory work, music and Bible lessons. All children of the community are welcome to attend. There is no charge. SERIAL STORY BY LORETTE COOPER WAAC COPYRIGHT, 1943. NEA SERVICE. INC. f\ RIALTO SUNDAY - MONDAY Rose H. Bart Michael Whalen Stanley Fields 'I'll Sell My Life' THM STOIIYl llctli Cn r I f r, AVAAU, is Major Jlrll Jackson'* "oar-man" stall' oa Ihr liny t'aiaoulliiKCil island ia the I'ai'illr >vlirrr hi* iinil of the Coast ,\ r- UlU'ry llarraK'ir Italloon battalion In liasctl. Information Iraks an* Mll-spri'tcd. AfttT Ilrlli overhear* the uiyKlrrouN I.ila Diinlon pi-r- Hliadi* ilrit to Kivr J'i'iT Jiassjijir to the; plane that drought hrr am! IIIT romuaniou, Itirk Ittitit, into a fort't'd landing im (lie island, an Important 11 :i p i" r is UiM-ovcri'il iniHsfiiK'. lli'lli uYriUrs to do some NlflllhiilKT on lirr own. Slur MTN Itrit inert I.lla and Kick secretly. Jle NccnlN ahout to tlivul^c iatiior- laut military information >vhcn they suddenly ui'cumc atvarc of livr nrvMciicf. * * * IN JAP HANDS CHAPTER XI TJETH stood before them. Never •*^ had she felt such chagrin and shame as now rushed over her. Of course Brit would believe Lita now! Beth knew she probably would be placed under immediate arrest. She might be court-mar- tialed, and very likely would be dismissed from the service, or at least sent home in disgrace. Wha else could Brit think, after n<had caught her spying on him? To add lo her shame, Li^a was castigating her. "Brit told me he had lost a secret document, but 1 don't thinl- he'd have believed you were connected with its loss unless • h could have caught you like this.' "I didn't ..." Beth started t say. "Slep this way," Brit ordered The menacing pistol still poinle- in her direction. Beth obeyed. She was at the edge of a smal cleared space. Bril had move slightly toward her and awa from Lita and Hick. "Now," Hril said, and his ton gf voice was controlled and ver distinct, "remember that every ling that has occurred will have ,s proper importance in a court- narlial, for Ihe people on this sland are subject to military law." Ie swung around so that the pis- ol was pointing at Lila and Rick. Hands up! No, don't reach for our pocket, Mr. Moth, or I shall hoot." * * * JY/ITH obvious amazement, Lita * • .and Rick raised their hands. Brit kept his eyes focused in- cnlly on them. But his lips spoke o Beth. "You're entitled to know about .his litlle drama, Lieutenant Carter," he said. "I thought over what you told me this afternoon, devised a ruse to investigate hat possibility thoroughly. I found that—to my amazement, for it was hard to believe even after the proof was unmistakable—thai your reasoning was correct. You see before you two very clever spies. I knew you were watching the seaplane, because I followed you and noticed you at your hiding place. Then 1 returned to headquarters area and came down the beach—nol noisily enough lo make it appear I was innocent of all design, but nevertheless making just sufficient noise so that I knew you could not miss observing Mr. not vere test of my ingenuity at all," Rick Moth volunteered, coolly, "I opened it while Lita engaged a guard by showing him her credentials. It was only a mailer o£ a few minutes . . . less than 10, 1 believe, from the beginning to the end of the transaction." "Very good of you to confess," Bril said. "I hope you look all that in, Beth. The truth is, I betrayed you—I told Litu and Mr. Moth you were watching us, because I felt thai Ihis further ruse would enable me lo lead them ST. MARK'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH H. B. Smith, Rector There will be service on Sunday May 23rd at 7:30 p. m. The public is cordially invited to attend. fingers of his left hand while serving aboard Admiral Tojo's flagship in the Batlle of Tsushima. His work in torpedoing Ihe London Naval Conference won him pro- molion lo the rank of vice admiral. Yamamoto, whose name means "base of a mountain." received the personal congratulations of Emperor Hirohilo for direcling Ihe operalions of Ihe Japanese Navy during Ihe campaign in Ihe Philippines. He also received Ihe emperor's commendalion for the sinking of the British batlleship Prince of Wales and Ihe bailie cruiser Repulse during Ihe Malayan campaign. His stock fell, however, as a result of the Japanese Navy's setbacks in the Coral Sea and al Mid way at the hands of American forces, and there was speculation in America thai Ihese reverses might even compel him to commit hari-kiri. The admiral's empty threat of diclaling a U. S. peace was made public by the Tokyo radio in a Dome! News Agency broadcast Dec. 17, 1941 — 10 days after Pearl Harbor. In discussing a Japanese landing on the coast of British Borneo, the broadcast said: "The strategy of surprise which was carried out by Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, commander in chief of Ihe Japanese combined fleels. with such success, was CHURCH OF CHRIST Fifth and Grady Streets Fred H. Williamson, Minister 0:30 a. m.—Gospel Broadcast, KCMC. 10 a. m.—Bible Classes. 11 a. m.—Preaching. 11:40 a. m.—Communion. 7 p. m.—Vocal Class. 8 p. m.—Preaching. 8 p. m. — Wednesday evening, Prayer Meeting. You will find a hearly welcome at the Church of Christ planned by him earlier, according lo Yomiuri (Tokyo newspaper). "The Yomiuri published a leller which Yamamoto senl lo a close friend, dated Jan. 24 this year. Therein Yamamoto, who saiji- that humiliation was felt by all the Japanese Navy at Ihe time Ihe 1934 naval disarmament conference at London faile'd, made this statement: " 'Any time war breaks out between Japan and the Uniled Slales, Friday and Saturday VAN JOHNSON SUSAN PETERS/ me. I went to tho seaplane. Moth and Miss Danton do know it, but I have in my pocket the document they stole. I have almost placed in my mind the precise hour when they stole il—and I am confident that while Mr. Moth may not be an ex-cracksman, as you suggested the thief might be, he certainly Has had considerable experience at opening even the more difficult types of safes." here, where they could be cap- lured while oil' guard. What bet- ler way of drawing my pislol without danger, than to have them think I was pointing it exclusively at you" .' » * • CO suddenly that he was caught ^ oft" balance, a form hurled itself onto Brit and he went down, pinned from behind. Beth turned to fight, but Lita and Rick quickly grabbed her and she found her arms pinioned and useless, "You will stay there, please," a suave Oriental voice said to Brit, "I will tie you in a moment." Lita laughed harshly. "It looks like Ihe tables are turned, Major Smart-Aleck Jackson. And as for you, Miss America in Khaki, I think your days of usefulness to anyone, including your brilliant Brit, are pretty well nearing an end. You see, we think of everything." There was no reply possible. Brit and Beth were bound and gagged and were marched, with pistols at their backs, hurriedly to the beach and the boat. On the seaplane, the gags were removed, but nut the bonds. Beth and Brit were put unceremoniously into the baggage compartment. "I took care of one of your sentries, too," Rick boasted. Then he closed the compartment door. The plane motor sputtered, then "Your wall safe xwoved no se- _ Navy Surprised at Death of Jap Admiral Washington, May ,11 — (IP)— News of the death of Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, Japanese fleet chief, came as a surprise today to American naval men who said they were unaware of any sea - air combat in April sufficiently important to have claimed the attention of Japan's ranking officer. No American sources confirmed the death and reaction ranged from calm expressions of interest to frankly skeptical comment on Tokyo's account of how the admiral met his fate. Some authorities suggested h p may not have been present at all. They said he had been identified with so many Japanese reverses in the last year that he might have committed hara - kiri or he might have died a natural death of some organic ailment. In either of the latter two cases, il was said. Ihe Japanese High Command would almost certainly have dressed up the Navy lead- re's demsic with filling circumstances and glowing tribute in order to maintain his stature as a hero before the Japanese people. There were sevral larg air actions in the south and southwest Pacific in April. In the Solomon Islands the Japanese attacked American shipping off Guadalcanal with 50 bombers and 48 fighter planes on April 7, sinking three Allied ships but losing 39 of their planes. About the same time they heavily raided Oro Bay. New Guinea, and Darwin, Australia, and likewise lost heavily there. New Sunday - Monday - Tuesday the sputter smoothed into a roar, Beth and Brit were jostled together as the plane left the cove, (To Be CoulUuicd). Ninety-five American ships were launched on a single day during Iho first World War. The dat.u was July 4, 1917,

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