Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on June 10, 1943 · Page 2
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', K &$?***<'* , Jfaft* 10/.1*4J_ mf«rT'" :i ° a .' ja ^''--t ^ A '"*°- ^•• mft • :i'... .. ' . ' - . m * elleria Raids Preliminary to European Invasion fife of llewsby JT litoriol Comment friften Today and loved by Telegraph tCable: MacKENZIE the volcanic island fort- ena hos been occit- forces, as i undoubtedly will be a great factor in guiding the plans of the Allied High Command. Of course, the possibility of n considerable lapse of time before major invasions occur doesn't necessarily mean Uiat we shall not see some fairly quick action. It's possible that Pantelleria and Lam• pedusa and even the bigger Italian islands of Sicily and Sardinia might come under assault by landing forces at any time. Still, it seems .fairly obvious that the Allied command is proceeding methodically and doesn't intend to be rushed. British Prime Minster Churchill says it i evident that amphibious operations of a peculiar complexity and hazard on a large scale are approaching." That's good news, and not unexpected, but you will nole that he doesn't say when Mountainous Attu Uminanes to invasion not j H ,thts small isle but of Eur-1 * a whole already are under j 4s in the case of an offen- w an army on land, intensive iStdment of enemy positions jdes the ?ero h,our when the L^warm "over the top". The >ttjorough the advance prep-, s j|,'tne easier and less costly tal assault. s are in, process of ironing;: ^ Axis, smd in this sense the in of the continent actually way • :.-.-. ; I think we shall do don't let our blood pres- ,-„„» too tugh in anticipation Ick- results in the larger;ticlas. '..jtild be remembered that ibilities are* likely to be .much ,j£t in amphibious offensives Ste" attacks carried out entire .Lland. Landing operations may Kl a terrible loss Q£ life, ships SffiLki.—~- 'urless most carefu larations are made. That fact as yet. Probably the prime minister doesn't know when the major act- on will take place. It must depend on developments. U might come quickly and it might drag on for months. Just to illustrate what I mean, probably a great deal will depend on what happens along the Russian front. If Hitler should launch a great offensive suddenly, lhat might easily send the Allied invasion machine into high gear. We then should have the all highest between two fires. In other words, while the Allied strategy is directed along very certain lines the hour to hour tactics, of the fighting front must be controlled by circumstances. So far as concerns Pantelleria. that small but powerful Italian fortress stands right in the middle of the narrow channel between Sicily- and the African mainland. It must be knocked out before Allied shipping can operate freely in Parachutes to Play Important Role in War (U. S. Navy Photo From NBA) Beautiful but treacherous are the mountains of Attu where Americans ate attacking Japs. Since sides of these volcanic peaks are too difficult to scale, our forces presumably advanced through uassyges between them. Enemy snipers hid in these hills to attack U. S- troops. BLUE PLATE Mayonnaise Guaranteed Fresh ... MADE BY . fH-e-'wE OIL PEOPLE those waters for the larger operations. Lampedusa, which lies not tar from Pantelleria. also is a thorn in the side of water - borne traffic, although in a less degree. The great islands of Sicily and Sardinia are a particular menace to the narrow ship lane which runs between Sicily and Tunisia. For that reason it. is logical to believe that the Allies will deal with them before proceeding to bigger problems. Finally, in considering the question of time, required for major amphibious operations, we mustn't overlook the vastness of the preparations required. It takes a huge fleet to move even a moderate sized army to the scene of action, ', and keep it supplied wilh mnni- 1 lions and food. It also demands great aerial and naval support. Deaths Last Night By The Associated Press Franciso Rodriquez Marin Madrid — Francisco Rodrique? j Marin, 38, president of the Roya Spanish Academy and language authority of Cervantes. Dry Forces Call for Elections Little ROCK, June 1(J —• (/P) — leferenda efforts are under way n eight counties and six towns by Arkansas dry leaders seeking o return the state to. a bone-dry itatiis under Initiated Act No. 1. Clyde C. Coulter, Anti - Saloon League superintendent, said F u 1,on county would vote June 29 and petitions for local option elections A'cre being crculated in Pike, Montgomery, Grant and Lawrence counties. An election has been called in York township, Lonoke county, June 29, and petitions are being circulated in Harrison Township (Judsonia), White count; Lamar township (Plainview), Yell county; Prairie township (Charleston), Franklin county; McCrory, Parachutes will play an import ant role in the coming invasion of Europe. Parachutes have been frequently used in North Africa and the Solomons to drop men, food and equipment behind enemy lines. Parachutes have been employed to obtain meteorological information Parachute flares are used to light up enemy targets. Col. Keith F. Adamson, commanding Southwestern Proving Ground, one of the field establish ments of the Ordnance Department Army Service Forces, revealed to day that parachutes are now being used in conjunction with [ragmen tution bombs. Block busters plunge to earth a maximum speed to blast enemy in duslrial, railroad, water power and port'facilities. The parachute bomb is used for special missions. I drifts down slowly to explode ac curately at any desired distanc above the ground. A cloud of fragmentation bomb has a particularly demoralizing el feet upon the enemy. Army Ordnance parachutes wer originally made of high tenacil rayon. But this material entcre the critical class and became h creasingly difficult to obtain. There was not enough of it to supply all branches of the Army. Ordnance engineers worked out a solution. N u m e r o u s field tests showed that semi-high tenacity rayon could be usetl satisfactorily. A serious bottleneck was therefore broken. Approximately twelve million pounds of high tenacity rayon was made available for other vital military uses. At the same lime, by using a 515-inch loom, lavings of material made it possible to manufacture an additional 920.000 parachutes for 1943. This summer, our enemies will be acutely sky-conscious. They will undoubtedly see strange clouds, strange clusters of deadly parachute fragmentation bombs. Instruction on Conservation of Foodstuffs Food conservation program to be ?U1 in the basement of Methodist Church all day Thursday will bo )f interest to all local housewives. Everyone is invited to attend the ill day session. The demonstrations vill start at 10. a. m. and will hist inlil four in the afternoon. Each organization should have a •epresenlnlive at the meeting to •jerve as lender. All of the canning leiyionstrations will be given in the norning. The drying, dehydrating, brining, etc., will he given in the afternoon. All women wanling to know any information about canning or food conservation should come to the meeting Thursday, June 10, 10 a. m., base m e n t of Methodist Church. This meeting is being sponsored by the Food and 'Nutrition committee of Ilempstoad county. Demonstrations are to be in charge of Mary Claude Fletcher, Home Demonstration Agent,' FOR AN Husbands! Wives! Want new Pep and Vim? ThouHaiidH of rmiplm »ro weuk, worn-out, ex* hnuaUMl lit'catMit they ni-c<l mt'dtctnul I run plttn Vltnmlu U|.- For nt-w pep. vim. vitality, try Ontri'X Tunic- Tiibluts luduy. Trlul nUn (>I*)H llttlo. <>r HAVK 'MONKY—sH uvular SI. «'t»i l . For ft III Mfitfr Hnvinw.1 us* It tostv now. lilu "I'Viinomy" sue. For solo at alt cjootl diuci slorof. rvorywhoro —in Hope, at Cox and Gibbon Diuq Stoics. June 20lh is the day to remember the guy who's doing so much to back you up on the homo front . . . the fellow who buys the Bonds and writes the letters and generally keeps things rolling. Stop in today and let us help you select a gift to please Dad! A Sport Shirt is just the ticket for Dad's Victory Gardening or summer sports wear. — 1.49 to 2.95 , Woodruff county, and Magazine, Logan county. Coulter said he would go to Mal- vern.Sunday to distribute petitions for an election in Hot Spring county. A referenda movement also is under way in Clark county, he said. 45^ I FLOUR Ctn. 1.39 98-Lb. Sack (unt Jemima * ? MEAL 10-Lb. Bag 45c HENS AND FRYERS Skinner's RAISIN BRAN lOc Arm & Hammer SODA Pkgs. 2.3C PORK(HOPS l 1 !*^ . t~t** f\ r** • j._ ' Lb. sr&er Slices — 9 Points IACKBONES Lb. -Woy — Quality Guaranteed LEACH Bottle 1 I § J Lb. 19t 4 Points Lb. 4 Points RINDS ^ 10c Paragould Boy Cited by War Department (Written by Technical Ser- gcatn Jim G. Lucas, U.S.M.C., and. distributed by the Assoc- iatqd Press) Somewhere-in the. South Pacific — (Delayed) — Five Naval Medical Corpsmen who, serving with Marine troops in the South Pacific, risked their lives to aid wounded Marines in the landings on Gavulu last August 7, recently were citod here for meritorious conduct in action against the enemy. They were Pharmacist Males First Class Arthur E. Lemasters, Williamsburg, W. Va.; William F. Spears,• Paragould, Ark., Claude Creech, La Grange, N. C.; L. L. Linse, Springview, Neb., and Robert Lynos, 'Newark, N. J. Formal presentation was made at a ceremony on the parade ground near here by the commander of Marine forces in the South Pacific. In the case of Spears, the cita- lon read: "While serving with a Marine battalion durng the attack on Ga- vulu, Solomon Islands, August 7 and 8, Spears volunlarily accom- oanied patrols engaged in mopping up enemy positions in order to reach and aid the wounded. Though constantly 1 exposed to heavy Japanese fire, he disregarded his own safely and demonstrated the highest degree of professional skill and courage under extremely adverse conditions. His action resulted in saving many ives, and contributed imrneasur- bly to the general morale. His oncluct was in keeping with Hie ighest tradition of the United tales Naval Service." 1 Point Clabber Girl POWDER *£ 19c f|e§ Brand INSECT SPRAY Qt. Bot. 39c l^egtjlar 5c IMATGHES 3 Boxes For lOc re Cane UGAR ^^^^' G OAP 10-Lb. Bag 65c 6 Bars 25c Ful-o-Pep LAYING MASH 100 Lbs. Ful-o-Pep GROWING MASH 100 Lbs. Ful-o-Pep BROILER MASH 100 Lbs. Baptist- Editor Liltle Rock, June 10 —(/P)— The Arkansas Baptist, weekly religious publication, announced today Edior Lewis A. Myers had accepted an Army commission as chaplain and Associate Editor C. E. Bryant would be in charge of the paper. Quaker WU^'* «Xfc» t DAIRY RATION 100 Lbs. TUEART FOJM'ICTORY BUY & Walnut •*5^ We Deliver phone 447 To Our Patrons: We close every Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock. So on Wednesday remember to do your shopping in the morning: Thank You! A Robe v/ill add to the pleasure of Dod's off-duty hours. Choose from many styles 'at 2.95 to 7.95 Bells arc a good bet for the Dad who has everything! We've a whale of a selection at Shirts are always a welcome gift, and we know just the and Dad would buy for himself. _ 1.95 - 2.95 n Pajamas in a wide choice of c-o-o-l fabrics and handsome patterns. — 1.95 -2.95 ;"» A fev/ Ties will go a long way toward making Dad happy on Father's Day. Large selection. — $1 O MEALS TASTE BETTER WHEN YOU SERVE Sport Slocks to team up with Dad's leisure jackets ... to help save his suits. — 3.95 to 5.95 BLUE RIBBON BREAD AT YOUR GROCERS pnd CITY BAKERY TALBOT'S WE OUTFIT THi FAMILY

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