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St Mil* HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Friday, Juno 25, 1941 Hied 'Holding' War in Pacific Is Thing of Pgsf •i. i Analysis of the News by Mackenzie Editorial Comment Written Today and Moved by Telegraph or Cable. By MAX HILL Japan's military masters are too realistic to make the same follish pledge's to their people that the Germans once made about devastating air raids. Once Hitler's sat- :'ellites boldly promised that German cities never would be bombed, j They know better now. i But Tomokazu Hori, a rough and tumble Japanese who was educated in California and knows the fallacy of duping the common people, recently told Japan in a broadcast specially prepared for dotnes- i.tic consumption to be ready for such attacks. Hori is spokesman 'for the Japanese Board of Information. Raids on Japan Proper from the 'Aleutians and China are in the ' making, he warned, and then said: "We cannot guarantee there is :no possibility that America and ^Britain will not take concrete steps for operations against Japan." He saw in the Allied victory in •Africa an opportunity for us to drop our "holding" war against Japan and instead wage one which anese found necessary to drive us out. Hori's statements merely echo the sentiment expressed in the recent session of the Diet, which met in an extraordinary session in Tokyo. About the only tangible development — at least the only one disclosed by the short-wave radio —was that the Japanese could expect air raids on the mainland of Japan. There also were several urgent pleas that the people of Japan give their wholehearted support the regime o£ Premier Hideki Tojo. That really wasn't necessary, since the ruling powers in Japan have their own way of enforcing cooperation from the masses. Since Tokyo seems to have sensed the timing of the promised Allied offensive against Japan, there can be no harm in saying that the guess is logical. China most certainly can hold out until autumn — perhaps longer — but after that our policy in the Pacific will be the determining ! factor. We cannot go on indefinitely fighting a "holding" war in that area, whether or not the war in Europe is over. offensive in char- was definitely acter. Despite the fact that he included ;the Aleutians there isn't much doubt that Burma is our logical si-oute for attack. That means China in the long run, just as Hori pointed out to the home folk. He said: - "More than anything, the enemy is contemplating the recapture of :Burma, which is the key to the offensive hi the Far East. We can "think of the possibility of an opening of an offensive from the Burma "area about the time of the close of the monsoon season, which comes some time in October." Until then, of course, we can only .strengthen our forces in India, -keep hammering at the defensive outposts which circle Honshu, the "jnain Japanese island, and see^ to recapture Kiska, the American island which the Japanese took over than a year ago. This may be a sobering thought :for those who think we have an easy time ahead in the Pacific. The Japanese captured the vast and rich Pacific area in less than ninety days. Since then their army —at least the main forces — have been doing nothing but build defenses. In the meantime we have no more than engaged minor units on islands such as Guadalcanal, which is 3,000 miles from Tokyo. The rest of the army, with the help of at least a quarter of a billion Asiatics, has been preparing to ward off an attack. By October, the Japanese will have had twenty months to exploit the resources of Mlaya, the East Indies and the Philippines. I am sure no one is sanguine enough to believe we can retake this territory in the short time the Jap- First Assault (Continued From Page One) the sky full of Lightnings and Messerschmitts. Another credited with two enemy victims was Capt. Otto H. Wellcnsiek of Dunbar, Neb.q Second Lieut. Charlie W. Brown of Reno, Nev., got one ME-109 for a total of four victims in six days. P-40 Warhawks picked targets as they flew in wide-ranging forays in Southern Sardinia. They strafed ground planes at Capoterra, destroying several, and then swept on to shoot up two trucks in a highway convoy, strafe the La Maddelena rail station, and machine- gun a 100-foot boat in Cagliari harbor. They left the vessel smoking and went on to strafe a two-masted sailing ship off Capo Spartivento, setting it afire. The Warhawks encountered tense small arms fire from in- the beaches and then fought a series of dogfights for 60 miles over the sea in which they shot down five ME-109s. Bomb bursts covered the Vena- fiorita air field and its dispersal areas under a Mitchell attack. The same Mitchells also shot up a flat- topped craft which observers believed to have been a tank landing vessel southeast of Olbia. The Mitchells were attacked by a dozen enemy fighters, one of which was shot down by Gunner Corp. Leo W. Wilson of Arlington, S. D. The RAF reported eight fires were observed at Catania after that Sicilian town's railway yards and industrial district were bombed Wednesday night by Wel- lingtons which also raided Licata. Air-sea rescue planes made an unsuccessful search yesterday for the Italian crew of a Savoia Marchetti-79 bomber which Beau- fighters shot into the Mediterranean the preceding night. Only the wreckage of the victim was found. Travelers Muff Chance for Tie With Nashville By The Associated Press The Nashville Vols came closer than your next income tax payment to dropping into a virtual tic with Little Rock for the Southern Association lead last night when the Travelers won the first game of a double - header, then started off in front in the nightcap. A double-header, then started off in front in the nightcap. A double loss would have left the Vols only one percentage point ahead in the' standings with one game still to be played in the current series at Little Rock. But Jake Mooty stepped into the role of the man who saved the day, and Larry Gilbert — Co. finished the evening still two and a half games in the lead. Mooty also did something no other Southern Association hurler has been able to do in 14 games —hold Sharpshooter Bruce Sloan hitless. Sloan, who got four in five times at bat in the first game, failed to connect in the afterpiece. His hitting streak ended at 30 safeties in 56 trips to the plate. The score of the seven - inning contest was 6-4, as compared to the 13-5 track meet that the Travs took earlier in the evening behind the eight-hit pitching of Wayman Kersieck. Nashville's Ed Sauor got a homrr, a triple and a two- bagger in the opener. New Orleans meanwhile took a firmer grip on fourth place by downing the Atlanta Crackers, 5-4, for the fourth time in a row and running their victory streak to 10 games without a loss. Last-place Memphis took a 12-2 drubbing from. Knoxvillc, while Birmingham lucked into a 5-4 decision over Chattanooga. Today's Barnes and probable pitchers: Judd—No Dud Big Ten Takes Steps to Assure Football in '43 By CHARLES DUNKLEY Chicago, June 15 —(/P)— Each university in the western conference has been assured of the manpower to field representative football teams this fall when Big Ten faculty representatives waived all basic eligibility requirements for the duration. In making this revolutionary decision, the faculty committee bypassed the necessity of rewordinr; conference by - laws merely by making the word "intercollegiate" ineffective. "It has become obvious that for the duration intercollegiate athletic programs arc to be essentially act ivities of the armed services," suit: Professor Ralph W. Aigler of the Unviersity of Michigan, chairman of the faculty committee. "It is the sense of tiie conference Uiat widest possible opportunities the for SPORTS By Hugh S. Fullcrlon, Jr.- Associated Press Sports Columnist New York, June 25 (/Pi— Milo Candini, the American League's leading pitcher (won 7 lost 0), hasn't much more chance of being picked for the all star game at Philly July 13 than Hank Borowy had last year when he had the Resident of Emmet Dies Early Today Mrs. F. G. Haltom. age 48, died at a Hope hospital at 6:40 a. m. Friday. She is survived by her husband. F. G. Haltom, Emmet, and son, Sgt. Frank G. Haltom, Jr., Wichita Falls, Texas, three brothers, B. M. Hodnett. El Dorado; J. C. Hodnett, Buena Vista; H. B. Hodnett, Bucna Vista; three sisters, Miss Zclma Hodnett, Buena Vista; Mrs. R. M. Hale, Pine Bluff; Mrs. E. D. Rucks, El Dorado. The funeral will be held at the Emmet Methodist Church, Saturday, June 26th at 3:30 p. m. same sort of record. Story is that not even Candini's manager, Ossie Bluege, named him on his ballot And speaking of all- stars, the Washington Redskins may be in for a surprise when they play the college all-star footballers at Chicago, Aug. . . So far Arch Ward has announced only real college players, but the team likely will include such prominent ex-pros as Steve Lach, Tony Can- adco, Frank Maznicki and Rudy Mucha. . . Add utter confusion Dcpt.: Alorter, winner of the Arlington Park Primer Stakes at Washington Park yesterday, also won the Lincoln Fields Joliul Slakes at Hawthorne. And pretty soon it will be Empire City at Jamaica and Saratoga at Bclmont. How Times Change Nolly Sams, Charleston. Evening Post sports writer and president of Charleston's Victory Baseball League, wants it understood that his is no small-change circuit. . . Because of the scarcity of nickels, Nolly ordered his ticket sellers to jump the grandstand price from 35 to 40 cents, far there hasn't single complaint about One-Minute Sports Page Every time he plays a Market Report f £ ST Petroleum Jellii This Mfoy Bocead MoroltaBbetween thumb and • rtif> -- SnSerr Long flores prove Morolme a EShauallty. For minor burns, cuw. JfcafM, bHfoes. abrasions and skin nor burna. cuta. whites bruises, abrasions and skin SrtwUonJ. «T triple size, only 10f. Training Course for School Teachers E. E. Austin, County Supervisor of Education, is announcing a short course in Public School Music for the white teachers, or any others desiring to teach, to open at the Hope High School next Monday morning, June 28. We shall be glad to have as many teachers as wish this course. RAILROAD WORKERS TRACK LABORERS, both white and colored wanted. Shipment from Hope, Thursday, July 1. Free transportation to job. Rate of pay 55c per hour. Time and one-half after eighth hour and for Sunday and holiday work. Plenty of overtime available. Board only 50c per day. Lodging free. Bed roll and ration books required. If not farming or employed in lumber industry or other essential work, apply Wednesday, June 30, to RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD Representative at United States Employment Service Office Hope, Arkansas ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Stockyards, 111., June 25 —(fp) — (War Food Administration Hogs, 12,000; generally steady with Thursday; top 14.05; good and choice 180-280 Ibs. mostly 14:00; 140.160 Ibs 13.15-65; 100-130 Ibs 12.15-90; sows 13.10-35. Cattle, 500; calves, 400; generally steady; common and medium cows 10.25-11.50; medium and good sausage bulls 12.50-13.75; good beef bulls 14.00; good and choice veal- ers 14.75; medium and good 12.2513.50; nominal range slaughter steers 11.50-16.50; slaughter heifers 10.50-15.50; stockcr and feeder steers 11.00-15.65. Sheep, 1,500; few choice native spring lambs steady on shipper ac- to 2 points at peaks for 1943 or longer. The last-hour bulge of Thursday was extended at a moderately live- y opening. There were subsequent slow- downs but volume exceeded ,,000,000 shares for the first time since June 15. Scattered profit tak- ng appeared after mid-day and top quotations were reduced. Bidding quickened at. the last and enabled many leaders to close around the day's best. counts done. at 15.25; otherwise little I WE WANT TO BUY 100 GOOD AUTOMOBILES! If you are willing to sell your car for Cosh bring it to us and make your proposition. Regardless of make or model, if your car is in fair mechanical shape and has good rubber you can be sure of getting the highest cash price. Hefner Motor Co, BYRON HEFNER, Owner Phone 442 (Old Luck Motor Co. location, South Walnut St.) GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago, June 25 f/Pj— A strong buying movement entered grain pits today and prices spurted as much as 2 cents in oats. Wheat and rye were up more than a cent. Reports ceiling prices on corn might be raised spurred the upturn. Actrion of the war food administration in requisitioning corn in commercial elevators was coupled with an order from the exchange's directors requiring sottlcmcnt of all outstanding corn contracts at ceilings and prohibiting any further trading in the yellow grain. Renewed buying before the final fell sent wheat up to a close 2 1-8 —2 1-2 cents higher, July $1.44, September $1.44 3-8—1-4. Corn was unchanged at ceilings, July $1.05. Oats closed 2 3-4—3 1-4 cents higher July 68 1-4—1-8, and rye was up 1 2-4—2 5-8. , Cash wheat: No. 1 hard 1.45 1-4; No. 2, 1.45. 1.03 1-2—1.04 1-2. Corn, sample grade yellow 1.03 1-2—1.04 1-2. Oats: No. 1 Biixcd 69 1-4. Barley malting l.OG—15 Num.; feed 96—1.03 nom. without hitting a homer. Joe Mcd- wick is losing ground in his "feud" with Johnny Mizc that began when they both wore Cardinals. Mize caught up with Joe at the 184 home run mark before he started slug- g 'cm for the Navy. . . Bob Shelley, Narraganscll Park racing secretary, is trying to cook up a Whirlaway-Alsab - Count Fleet tussle for the fall mooting. He's the one who finally got Whirly and Al- sab together last year. . . Figure this one out — On Ihe same day that Babe Ruth proclaimed the major leagues won't finish the season because the club owners are losing too much dough, the Giants and Dodgers finished their first round With a total paid attendance of 65,643 for five games. participation by the student bodies of the member institutions in competitive sports should be made available, particularly as a moans of preparation for their most effective contribution to the' war effort. Many oC the conference rules of eligibility arc the outgrowth of considerations which have little, if any, force during the present emergency. Competition during the war period sponsored by a college or university shall not be deemed 'intercollegiate' as such term is used in the conference rules and regulations." About the only eligibility requirements remaining intact were in respect to regular enrollment as a student, and non-receipt of compensation for athletic participation as a member of a team. "While the resolution suspends the existing rules regarding academic requirements for eligibility for the time being by the conference." stressed Aigler, "it is expected that each member institution will continue to maintain and enforce standards in such respect suitable to its conditions in the current emergency." Tho faculty committee thus loft scholastic requirements for eligibility up to each school and indicated the possibility of relaxing game them to broaden the scope of par- 'Rip' Sewell Leading in Victories Sy JUDSON BAILEY V Associated Press Sports . Writer Tructl Bankn Sowcll, a prolly blftnd from the deep Smith, led the. National League in defeats last year, but this season had n chance to load it in victories, which is versatility IP say the least. To date ' "Rip" has won nine games, going the route in every one, and has been beaten only once by one run and another time when his Pittsburgh Pirates were shut out. This is a record matched by no other pitcher in the senior circuit and seems to prove thai at the age of 35, when most pitchers have gone over the hill, Scwcll is still climbing. He had his first chance with a major league club in 1932 with the Detroit Tigers, worked 11 innings in five games and gave up fifteen runs. This beginning may have had nothing to do with it, but he spent six years after that becoming the most travelled pitcher in the minor leagues, shuttling from Toronto to Ueanmont, Tex., to Seattle to Toledo to Louisville to Buffalo before the Pirates finally brought him up in 1038. Even then it took two more years and a change in managers to make him a starling pitcher. In HMO his record was 10-f), last year 14-17 and this year he could write his own ticket if he could choose the number of limes he would get to face the Chicago were Idle but their leading rivals both were beaten. The Philadelphia Athletics overpowered the Boston Red Sox 8-3, and the Detroit Tigers O whipped the Cleveland Indians 7-4. BillWroy RetirQS as Rotary Hea d Bill Wrnji retired as president 'of p Hope Rotary club at Friday's luncheon meeting in Hotel Barlow, turning the gavel over to James H. Jones, incoming president, whose term officially begins at the next meeting. ' > Mr. Wray's concluding remarks were of appreciation to George Ware and Oliver Adams for their management of notary's War Bond tour of the county during the past Rotary year; a tribute to W. B. Stcffcy for his work as chairman-,"» of the program committee; and to the Rev. Tom Brcwstcr, longtime club secretary, Ted Jones as song leader, and 11. M. Olscn na sergcant-al-arms. | Guests Friday were: Ben Shipp, '• Little Rock, former Mope citizch; and Fred Cook. .Jr., Hope. ! Cubs. Thus far ho has beaten them S. C., been a the in- five times, including 2-1 yesterday, without a setback. This is one of the principal reasons the Pirates arc a strong third in the National League, four games back of Brooklyn. The Dodgers were set down by } h New York Giants li-1 after winning the first five games of a six-game scries and lost ground not only to the encroaching Pirates but also to the first place St. Louis Cardinals, who crushed the Cincinnati Reds 5-1 in a morning game. The Phillies battered the Boston Braves with 1C hits to win a 12-5 decision .and split their six-game series. In the American League the two clubs. New York and Washington, ticipation in keeping with the main objective of training men for the armed forces through athletics. The Big Ten lifted its ban on use of freshmen in varsity sports last winter. The resolution also was regarded as the definite approval of the conference for use in sports programs of enlisted reserves assigned to the universities for specialized training. ABOUT IT LET US TELL 'EM Use The Classified . . . It's Direct Got something you want folks to know about? You can reach the most people for the least money through the HOPE STAR classified section. Call 768 for rates. HOPE STAR Today's Guest S l ar Al Del Greco, Hackonsack (N. NEW YORK COTTON New York, June 25 —(/l'i— The cotton market moved erratically in active dealings today. Switching operations from July into later months were heavy. Late afternoon values were 5 to 40 cents a bale lower, Jly 20.42 Oct 19.92 and Dec. 19.72. Futures closed 30 cents a bale higher to 15 cents lower. J.) Bergen Record: "Now that Abo Greene has decided that Tony Galento is an 'entertainer 1 and not a fighter, any group planning to run a county fair can book T. G. for a week or so. . . An obliging fel- ow when the dough is on the lino, f. G. will pose with the prize heifers and may oven go thirty fust seconds with the prize bull." Jly—opened, 20.49; Ocl—opened, 20.03; closed, closed, 20.49 111.88 Dec—opened, 19.83; closed 19.70-77 Men.—opened, 19.(il; closed 19.5(in May—opened, 19.48; closed 19.42n Middling spot 21.87n; up 1. N - Nominal. Saudi Arabii is larger than Mexico. Our Daily Bread (Continued From Page One; Rationing Affects Toepperweins Tour San Antonio, Texas —(/Pi— The Toepperweins arc on the road on their 43rd exhibition tour, visiting 70 service camps, but this year something old has been substractcd —all—all because of point rationing. These nationally-known marksmen — Adolph Tocppcrwcin and wife, Elizabeth—used to feature such things as shooting a can of tomatoes full of holes with startling effect. But that has been dispensed with and the wooden block and the old reliable clay target of tho trapshooter arc now the favorite props. K. C. Steaks and Chicken Dinners Visit our Blue Room for course dinners, banquets and special parties. Meals and short orders served in the Cafe 24 hours a day. Wartime has made slight differences in our menus, but never in the quality of the delicious meals we serve! Featuring Hope's best pies, made by our own cook. DIAMOND CAFE Ralph Bailey Phone 822 Buck Powers Casual Water When the Battleship California was raised from the bottom of Pearl Harbor, one of the salvaged items was a set of golf clubs found in the cabin of Lieut. Comdr. Elvin Hahn. They were sent to Halm's mother in Newark, N. J., and she shipped them off to the factory for much needed repairs. . . . Officers of tho company promptly wrote to Hahn, asking if he'd traclc the clubs for the finest set they made in the plant, and recently this note came back: "Thank you very much. 1 now have an added incentive to help bring the war to a speedy, successful conclusion.". . . And the $04 question is what will the commander say the first time he flubs a shot with those new clubs? THE OLD JUDGE SAYS P'OTJLTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, June 25 — M 1 )— Poultry live; 25 trucks; firm; market unchanged. At ceiling. Potatoes, arrivals 37; on track 261; total US shipments 1.534; supplies moderate; demand slow; rnyrket for California long whites barely steady, for southern slock weak- California lung whiles US No. 1, 4.10; commercials 3.85 - 90; Arkansas bliss triumphs victory grade 1.75-3.00; Oklahoma bliss triumphs victory grade 1.75-90. NEW YORK STOCKS Nev/ York, June 25 —(.-T'l—Peace- rated stocks dominated another recovery swing in today's stock market that put favorites up fractions tutions and the safety of our children, not merely from the steadily increasing horrors of total war—but from something worse—the overthrow of this republic by enemy powers which, without suitable preparation, both in policy and armament, we can not resist. "For generations there have been people in this country who believed u foreign policy was a sort of immoral lace frill on the sober flannel jielticoat of domestic virtue. This is u tempting view but not a sound one. "Last week we appropriated 75 billion dollars—more than half our national income—because we threw uway our alliance with the European democracies in 1919 and created nothing in its place — not an army, not an air force, not a fleet. Indeed, we oven scrapped tho ships that might have saved the Philippines, just as in complete thoughtlessness we t.ul- fered Japan to take possession of the island bases winch made the Philippines indefensible." Service Dept. Dartmouth, which expects to get a better than fair football team from the Marines. Frank Plunta- rmira and Lionel B a x t c r. who helped St. John's win the Garden Invitation Tournament, will report at Hanover. July 1 to start their Marine training .... Nineteen of the 32 enlisted men on the Second Air Force "Bombers grid team last fall have Mono through OCS and earned commissions. . . When the Cubs played at Fort Sheridan. 111., recently, plenty of privates had good soi.ts but Brig. Gen. Olin H. Longino had to stand in the outfield all through the game. Sports Mirror By The Associaed Press Today A Yi'ar AH" — -Joe. Medwick i:it safely in his 27th conso- culivc yamc as Dodger.s blanked Kwi.s. Tluc;:- Year;, ABO — .!• h:.ny Burke, Georgetown. >x'".i iTiOrial in tutor - Collegiate Ci"'- Ciumipi''!!- :-.!ir,i; Princeton a in.! Louisiana Slate t'.utl for loam title. Five Years Ayo — Maxwell I Howard's the Chief won $24,450 Brooklyn Handicap at Aqueduct, [with Stagehand second. € "You were absolutely correct in making the statement you did, George... not « drop of u'hiskcy lias been distilled in this country since last Full." "Thai's what I told the boys down at the lodge, Judge, but they were so surprised I thought maybe I was wrong." "No you weren't, George. The truth of the matter is that a year before Pearl Harbor, the beverage distilling industry voluntarily offered its facilities to the government. Many companies started to produce alcohol for war purposes almost immediately. And just as soon as the government's requirements increased, thedistillingfaciliticsof the entire industry were converted 100% to the production of war-alcohol and nothmgehe. As a matter of fact, the beverage distilling industry is'producing about half of the government's needs for t,his vital war material. And that's a 24 hour a day, 7 day a week job, George." "I'm glad I told you about my talk with Sam, Judge. You've given me a lot morefacls on that subject." 0 Confctcnfe oJAlcohalic ffwt'ili IitfMiiq, I

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