Hope Star, April 10, 1942

Hope Star

April 10, 1942

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Hope Star (Newspaper) - April 10, 1942, Hope, Arkansas fl Miri04TAtes fttrtNit Served by the 1 News Organizations The Associated Press Wide World VOLUME 43 NUMBER 152 Star of 1899 Consolidated January Star The Weather ARKANSAS Cooler Friday night with light frost in exposed FRIDAY 1942 Associated Press Newspaper Enterprise Assn Corregidor Holding Firm Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor WASHBURN Cut in Payroll Tax Due Local are reminded that after payment of the firstquarter unemployment due this the merit rating provision of the law takes and many businesses n 27 tax reduced for the second It is our understanding that the Oschcdule fortax reduction goes ap proximately like this Businesses whose total contribution to the state unemployment fund is from 7Mj to 10 per cent of their 1941 payroll will have their lax reduced to I 2 P01 ccnt nnd businesses whose con I inill tribuUon runs bettor than 10 per cent VI VJJIIIIJ IIIIU will have their tax cut to 1 per Bui Ihc final faclor in computing tax reduction oC the ratio of tax paid in by a business lo the Red Army Said Into White Russia By the Associated Press British and Axis troops foughtwith increasing violence on the North Afr ican desert Friday while on the So jViet frontier Vichy radio reports Stockholm said Red Army units had crossed the frontier into White Rus sia and were continuing their ad The drive into White a So viet was said to have taken place in a sector 75 miles northwest of between Vitebsk and The Vichy radio quoting German news agency dispatches also report ed mounting Soviet pressure in the vOrel Kharkov sectors south of Moscow and around the longbesieged Russian naval base in the A bulletin from Adolf Hitlers field headquarters acknowledged heavy Red army attacks on the Kerch Peninsula Vin the Crimea but declared they had been repulsed and that Nazi gunners had knocked 82 Russian tanks out of In North Africa British headquar ters reported that British troops in renewed Libyan front fighting had two and set tanks Italys command said new clashes between the British and Axis van guards resulted again to our com plete advantage and a German com I munique reported that several Bri tish armored cars and guns were de stroyed or captured in the desert act Cows Finance Improvements Hcmpsload county dairy cows have probably financed more home im provements than any other source of income on the Miss Mary Claude home demonstration v agent stated yesterday in discussing the National Better Homes Another important contribution dairy cows arc currently making to Better Miss Fletcher is the improvement of health clue to greater consumption by farm families l of dairy The increased con she is due largc lyto the 1942 dairy quality improve ment As a matter of she the dairy quality improvement program aiding both the Better Homes and FoodforVictory programs since the improvement in quality is leading to increased income for and in creased supplies of vital foods for American and allied armed and in dustrial as well as improved and efficiency of farm Stressing the fact that unclean and unwholesome products are being con demned wherever they are presented for Miss Fletcher said that the majority of Hcmpstead county farm families are eliminiating the possi bility of unsalable products by fol lowing production recommendations prepared by Paul Carruth of the Uni versity of Arkansas College of Agri Rules for sanitation and care recom i Amended by the Extension dairyman which have been most widely adopted by Hempstead county farm families Miss Fletcher include special em phasis on cleanliness at places where cows are milked the construction of milking barns which can be kept clean and free from contamination at all times careful usually refrig of milk to prevent bad odor and taste and the growth of molds and bacteria the use of better quality milk usually those made of tin and witr inside seams soldered fluse and better care and handling of milk Rules for cleaning milk utensils now being generally followed by Hemp stead county farm Miss Fletcher include rinsing with cool water after each time they are followed by thorough cleansing of the vessel for which an alkali so lution and and a final rinse with scalding mater are and soap powder are inef i cleansing agents which arc no longer used to any extent in the coyn Continued on Page Three funounl drawn out of the stale fund by laidoff employes of the ood business employment records will be and bad ones will be being provided that businesses with the worst records may Slave their 1ax even from to a maximum It was this socalled merit rating that made unemployment in surance acceptable to business in the first For all insurance costs are based on tlic different risks of various without this merit rating provision the whole struc ture of unemployment insurance must sooner or later have been repealed 3S a lax on business which properly Belonged on including weallh invested in nonpayroll enter Meritrating took as of April and while it is late enough in gelling here it will cer tainly be welcome to Arkansas busi ness men who are faced with huge increases in federal taxation for some thing much more vital loday Ihan any imaginary domestic social By WILLIS THORNTON How You Can Keep Up Not so long ago a favorite American sport was keeping up wilh the Jones The only rule required partici pants to drive as shiny an dress as snappily and in every present as sharp an appearance as the This was great for persons wilh tilings to bul a bil rough on pas Now is the time to revive the old but with quite different This time you will be setting the not attempting to catch up with tlic Make them get up and hustle lo calch you as you go all out for Uncle Here are some little if done well and will put you in the home army front Turn over to the proper author ities all scrap rags rub glass and tin Send playing cook ies and candy to some mail in the Make it a smiling farewell for friends or relatives called to the co Clean your atlic of inflammabl Select a refuge room and place minimum firefighting equipment Take extra good care of woolen and rubber and household Dont hoard Put your family and yourself on a definite health Carry packages home to save rubber and Buy as many war bonds and stamps as Participate in civilian defense activities and register as a blood Keep constant check on parts of your car and double up with neigh bors in use of Keep your mouth shut so far as Continued on Page Three Japanese Sink British Plane Carrier Hermes LONDON Britains first air craft the 23yearold has been sunk in Japans unabated effort to beat down the sea and air shield invasion of India but the enemys total claims of victory nre too extravagant the Admiralty said Japanese bombers or torpedo the ton Hermes about 10 miles off a of British strength at the tip of India on the western side of the board Bay of The claimed even greater successes in the flaming intermittent battle which has become perhaps the wars greatest test of scapower versus A Japanese naval communique said that besides the Hermes a cruiser of the Birmingham class and a ton cruiser of the Emerald class were sunk Thursday off Trincomulce Naval Station To this the London admiralty count ered The Japanese account of the battle said her forces suffered no damage but the loss of 10 claiming the British lost 51 planes over land and The Japanese report indicat ed Trincomalee was raided Ponding the issue of the battle of tlic sea land forces on Burma approaches to Indias eastern frontier appeared to be marking British headquarters at New Delhi summed up the situation on the Burma as Thursday with nothing to Camden Speaker Rotary Guest Basing his talk on an Emerson es say about Napoleon Walter Laney of Camden addressed the Hope Rotary club Friday noon in First Christian church on the relation of good morals and ethics to the per manent peace and happiness of the world and its Quoting the closing paragraphs of Emersons Laney showed there was a striking parallel between the days of Napoleon and Em erson had written that Napoleon was the personification of power without morals or yet Napoleon found that his victories won no and his people found under him no se curity or Laney said his reading of this essay gave him new light on todays international and new hope for the He reminded the club members that theirs is an ethical or ganization pledged to the principles which must underlie any successful and happy and he urged that the individual Rotarian scrupulously live up to his The Camden speaker appeared on a program arranged by Roy The Hope club unanimously elect ed the following officers for the new Rotary year Bill president Guy vicepresident Thomas Brew secretary Ted treasurer Harry Kyler and Oliver Herbert and Olsen and Clay proprie tor of Hotel were in troduced as new Senator Lloyd Spencer was a club as were the following Fire Chief James Amos Underwood and Warren Barham of the Fruit Truck Branch Experiment and Walter pro prietor of Hope Basket Loses Bataan to Japs CORREGIDOR CAMP AVW Demountable House Project Here Canceled Hopes Demountable Housing Proj ect has been Senator Lloyd Spencer announced here Explanation of the cancellation was not immediately Senator Spencer said he first heard of the possibility of the cancellation last made inquiry of official sources and has since learned that the project is definitely The project already called for 200 family probably 100 du and the location had already been in the vicinity of the Paisley school in the northwest quar ter of Coupled with the local announce ment is the action of the War Pro duction Board in freezing all new nondefense construction as of April The order is understood to mean that no new building work costing more than may be and the order not only affects private homebuilders but the state and local government so far as nonmilitary construction is con The Star asked Senator Spencer Fri day whether the freezing order ap plied to War Plant Areas equally with the rest of the and he said he understood that it Senator Spencer said he presumed the War Production Board was freezing everything at with the possi bility of authorizing limited construc tion later on in certain possi bly War Plant The Hope area has such a which originally entitled it to priority in obtaining construction Special Course in The Standard Nutrition Course spon sored by American Red Cross taught by Mary Claude Home Dem onstration started Monday night at in the Adult Educational Building back of the Court The following leaders of Hope and sur rounding communities have register ed to take the 20 hour course con sisting of 10 two hour meetings Marie Harry Mary Dun George Mrs Alvin Mrs Clyde Hendrick Miss Gene Miss Von cil Martha Maude Lane and the following are expected to attend Elisha Miss Louise Elmer Earl io Jesse Fayc Miss Helen Ha Way ward Miss Beadie Barney Guy Sid Miss Uma Mary Cora John Mae Smith and The course will consist of the value of National Nutrition to community and neighborhood the need f volunteers t assist with teaching the important rules of human refresher courses in Food and Nu trition that will bring the facts about food food values and the new er principles of food preservation and If there is any one in Hope who feels the urge to assist with this big program if they will call the home demonstration agent Tuesday morning they still have a chance to enroll in this course but cannot be given a These leaders will be instructors when the course is com pleted and will form classes of small After this course is compet ed an advance course in Canteen Ser vice wil be April another Food and Nutrition Instructors course will begin at the Blevins Home Economic unit in the Blevins Higli school in cooperation with Miss Mary Vcation al Home Economic This course will include the Home Demon stration clubs food and nutrition lead ers and other lay people from the Peach Blooms Usher in Another Spring Japs Land on Cebu But Lose Large Cruiser WASHINGTON Most of att estimated marines and blue jackets in the ougmal American taan island of the Philippines are sumed to have been evacuated to fortress island of thfe Navy announced At the same time in a communique the Navy said that three thf submarine the 840ton Bittern the 845ton a had been stroyed to pi event their being by the Further the communique said while on duty in the Celebes sea a submarine had sunk a large heavily armed Japanese de scribed as a light cruiser or a large M The picture was made on the lawn of the Polk 910 South Elm the tree is the Flowering better known for its blooms than its U In the picture left to right Miss Linda Miss Rose Marie Hcndrix and Ross Hope Star Photo Continued on page three Cotton This Tclcmap clearly shows how a terrific Japanese drive down the eastern side of Batuan Peninsula outflanked the AmericanFilipino de UUses ajid fojcced tlxeir By the Associated Press ORLEANS May July October December January March NEW YORK May July October December January March Middling spot Close Tells How Airforce Lost Editors Japan ese airforces crippled streng th in the Philippines is told in the following dispatch by Clark Lee of the Associated tour cor respondvnl who lived throuyh the battle of Luzon and must of the sicije Batduii before going to He saw much oj Ific action in the wiirjcd ly the mil numbered American and Phil ipino By CLAUK LEE fate of Lu zon and Bataan was sealed just before 1 December some 10 hours after Japanese attack on Pearl Our main bomber force was lined up on Clark 0 miles north of Ma nila on with the crews stand ing by awaiting orders lo take off and bomb Japanese air and naval base on Most of the pinsuit planes wore at nearby Iba The pursuit and some bombers had been aloft during the morning but returned to the ground for While these instructions were be ing issued the Japanese Fiftyfour heavy bombers roared over Clark field at feet and showered the grounded planes with Eightysix Zero fighters came in their wake and straffed the ground forces and antiaircraft bat teries in low level Other bombers and fighters dived on the parked planes at Iba They left a roaring hell of flames at both Some planes were saved but the main strength of the airlorce was Crude rubber content of tires used for farm implements will be reduced from 50 to 70 per and that of heavy duty tires used on military trucks will be reduced 15 per cent under new specifications for lire man Savings will total tons of crude rubber The extract from the quebracho tree is used in tanning hides and Siege State in France VICHY German authorities notified the population of the coaslal city of Bresl on the English Channel Friday to be ready for a proclamation of a stale of siege without advance no Tlic tenor of the German announce ment indicated it was concerned with subversive activities among the French of the Germanoccupied city rather than in preparation for meeting a pos sible invasion attempt by Allied forc The declartaion published in the newspaper Epeaclic de Brest said the state of siege if proclaimed would last Miss McRae Honored by Hcndrix Sorority CONWAY Miss Marilyn McRae of Hope has been elected rush captain for Kappa Kappa a social so rority at Hendrix Daughter qf Helen Williams Marilyn is a freshman at Hen drix this Lasl November she was pledged lo Jailed for Attempt to Rob Liquor Store Police Thursday night arrested Harold who listed his home as on a charge of attempt ing to rob the Williams Liquor According to police Schbert slug ged the slore attendant and opened the cash register which had previously emptied by the He was later caught in an alley Women to Sign for War Work WASHINGTON President Roosevelt Friday disclosed that in connection with studies for moboliza tion of manpower for war industries the government was considering vol untary registration of all women in the United Stales between the ages of 18 and Probably within a Roose velt some decision will be reached on how to go about channel ing manpower into war One difficulty in registering women lie said at a press conference is the number of persons who would come forward to This would create he remarking that preparations of cards alone would be a big British Sink 4 Axis Vessels LONDON British submarines in one case defying a convoy destroy er have sunk four more Axis two schooners and two supply in the the Admiralty announced One of the the commun ique was laden with sugar and other stores bound for the Axis chief supply port in Both supply ships were reported sent down by submarines which slip ped up on a convoy despite warships protection ramming home two tor pedos on one large supply ships and striking another of medium size in Hie same Grizzly bears can climb only when they are Oil and Gas Filings Nevado County April 1942 Prepared Helen Hciterly Royalty dated filed Fay Briant to Man S SE S NW Warranty Gas Min dated filed Mat thews el to Emoiy Thompson N NE SE Royalty dated filed George Pickard et ux to Reynolds N SE SE WASHINGTON tiny island fortress proudly the stars and stripes before Japanese armies while ward in the Philippine Archipelago American torpedo boats sank a cruisf er guarding new invading But on bloody Bataan just miles across Manila Bay from Corregidor it was apparent that anese hordes crushed the last AmerH icanPhilippino To President Roosevelt as mander came this message from commander in Philippines Flag Still Flics Our flag still flies on the unt leaguered island fortress of Then General Wainwright ly noted the enemy apparently was landing troops in some miles south and Our pedo boats attacked the enemy v sels sinking a The President revealed his conference shortly af tep the partment had released a communiquu the first in 17 after a bulletin Thursday announced the that Bataan had been The communique left whether large numbers of the defenders surrendered or haw reached J President Roosepelt said of we all feel badly about Bataan there is no further news concerning the effectives known facing the Japanese there Wednesday except that he had received what he called aH grand message from General wright in reply to a message he hadl Fighting on Batan Yet 4 A communique said that Wainwright reported that all munications with where AmericanPhilippine forces crushed and the fortress of island of were cut off for nearly 24 The Japanese news agency at 5 j EWT Friday fighting was still in progress on Corregidor was raided Thursday by heavy bombers and Japil anese artillery hammered at the and forts both from the and the south shores of Manila The cruiser sunk was one of fleet of five warships and 10 ports which the War Department comprised an invasion fleet landing in Recapping Best Tire Policy The following statement to bile operators was issued Friday by the Hempstead County Rationing Board Automobile it will be to your advantage to watch youi and when they are well woin havq them recapped or lather than waiting until they have blown out then try to get new which you may not be able to although you might be able to classify to get For the reason the allotment to our county is not sufficient to take care of near all the eligible class if tires are But we do have a good number of retreads that can be furnished if used before the tire has gone too far to be recapped Dont bul have your lires examined You cannot be issued new tubes for obsolete type of tires 01 for treaded or recapped This is a definite ruling from Washington Their explanation is that the extreme short age of rubber makes this decision until fuithei no persons who are issued cates for obsolete type of or re treaded or recapped must of a f necessity use their old tubes or se s cure secondhand You cannot be issued new tubes for these types of Hempstead County Rationing Board Arkansas April ;