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   Hope Star (Newspaper) - April 13, 1942, Hope, Arkansas                                BUY WITID STATES DCrCNSC Served by the 1 News Organizations The Associated Press Wide World Star The Weather Showers and thunderstorms in the east and south portions with little temperature change Monday I VOLUME 43 NUMBER 154 Star of 1899 Consolidated January APRIL 1942 Associated Press Newspaper Enterprise Assn PRICE 5c COFY aps Control Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor WASHBURN Adolph Fclsenthal Pioneer in River Transport Camden buried Sunday her most distinguished who a generation ago almost lone handedly promoted the federal government into constructing the system of locks and channels on the Ouachita river which extended navigation from tidewater at New O Cam 400 miles into the I It was Felsenthal and the late Asa Morgan who envisioned the I AP revival of river traffic nearly 50 years OJ K launched the campaign to 3W modernize the Ouachita Af ter the colonels death Felsenlhal pushed the lockandchannel program to completion in the stay ing on in Washington for months at his own expense until the work was His dream thus realized meant much more than just a pretty picture of steamboats again churning the inland New anger as Japs Advance on Burma Front NEW DELHI A Burma front communique said Monday a Japanese column was reported to be advancing up the main road from 70 miles north of There were no details of any action the advancing inland from captured moved still closer Iji to the coveted oil resources of On the opposite end of the United Nations lines where the Chinese hold the eastern reports Sunday mftoid General Chiang Kai Slicks fight were snnding their ground along J3 miles f Toungoo in tiie of a Japaiu attack supported by plnnes and con centrated artillery Another Japanese attack was saic 0o be launched on positions southwest of This is in the middle of the Al g lied Another enemy column has been reported operating in this area between the two north and south on which the Japanese are mak Take Care of You Have By GLADYS REGNER Wide World Features Writer Now is the time for all good house to come to the aid of their coun You can make your first patri otic gesture without stopping from the domain in which you are queen It is the room where your biggest investment lies and which you wont be able to refurnish no one knows just how long it will Almost everything in your kitchen is on the priorities so begin right there by taking care of what you Your refrigerator works hard for Dont let it grow old and de ipidated through neglect or care Keep the outside clean with mild soap and the inside with warm soda The best time to wash the inside is when you defrost the This should be done Regularly to save Always i wipe up spilled food in the cabinet Its wise to have a scr vice man check your refrigerator oc casionally to be certain youre not i wasting Cherish That Stove S Your stove may have cooked your i means for years and your job is to J see that it can continue doing so for many Keep it clean by wiping with a damp cloth after every 1 Use soap and water for washing the never an Clean the oven and broiler with a scouring Try to avoid spilling on the hot surfaces for it may crack the If you have a gas see that all burners have a clear blue jlame a yellow one means youre asting one means After your food has reached the boiling reduce the gas just so it will maintain a cook ing If you use an elcc trie operate the units on high to start then lower the Save electricity too by turning off the current to finish cooking will the heat stored in the Waste Want Not Your electrical appliances will be trusty servants for years if you give them proper Here are A few pointers to keep in mind Nevei immerse the heating unit of any elec tric cooking Dont allow crumbs to remain on the coils of youi Follow the manufacturer directions for oiling the motor of you and dont overwork i y putting too much or too stiff i mixture in the Every care you use to avoid waste in your kitchen means that much mon ammunition and powder for A and for waste want waters of the It meant long strings of towboats and barges hauling farm products to the and bring ing industrial products It meant lowered freight rates even by for the establishment of a new navi gationhead 400 miles north of New Orleans spread the influence of watev freight rates even to our own city of I knew Felsenthal when I lived at El I had been there just a year when the late Cool ey brought the packet America up the river from New Orleans in 1924 and there was a great fanfare of of it a personal tri bute to the man who got congress to make the Ouachita navigable for Cooleys But the freight unlovely to look at but more prac ticable than the captains came along The Star and many other news papers used those barges up to the outbreak of the war in 1939 to haul up from New Orleans where it had been docked by steamers from Finland and For Camden is only 48 miles from Hope by because of Fel scnlhal we arc therefore only 48 miles from an allwater transport that reach es the seven is mighty proud of the men who dared to dream that some day ocean steamers might push across the coastal plain right into the heart of the and who lived to see this actually with a great canal and But I think Felsenthal did for Camden all lut betterknown men ever did for wlhen he conceived and ought through to success his plan bring oceanborne freight into the cart of By WILLIS THORNTON Gift Horse Before we break into hurrahs for 10 enlightened patriotism of the hited Auto because of the ay concessions they have lets onsider the Exactly what is it that is to be given what does the pro ose to retain What is the background gainst which the proffer was made The union is willing that its mem ers should work 40 hours a week or the regular pay in the ffort to keep our national plant and quipment producing to this 3hour basic week must include Sun ays or the union will not equire six days pay for five days That is concession Uumber But if overtime actually is work the agreement does not waive pcn Ity ordinarily at time and a it is left that pay for U work over 40 hours a week shall ic in government Stripped of all this neans that the union will contract that its members shall purchase gov ernment bonds with everything they earn through overtime work on war That is a patriotic worthy of emulation by anybody whose income is above the subsis tence For it the delegates re presenting workers deserve when and if the plan Russia Warns Japan Against Invasion Moves By the Associated Press In apparent growing conviction that the Red army holds the whip hand on Russias European one lead ing mouthpiece of Russian policy de clared Monday that Japanese blab bering about invasion in Russia might damage first of all and most of all Japan Thus organ of the Com munist oddly observed the first anniversary of the signing of the JapaneseRussian neutrality the basis of the1 uneasy peace between the two and similar to the Rus sianGerman nonaggression pact which the Germans voided by inva sion of Russia last Pravda firmly warned the Japanese to live up to all ramifications of the It is the editorial de that Japanese military and Fascist cliques who arc dizzy on mil itary successes should understand that their blabbering about war and in vasion in the north might damage first of all and most of all Japan Bespeaking readiness of the Rec army for offensive action a rounda bout report credited to the Moscow radio said Russia had crossed the Desna river at virtually on circling that city about 200 miles southwest of Harry President Roosevelts personal representative who is in England with the Army Chief of Staff George had a long conference Monday with the Russian ambassador to Ivan and probably will presen the result of his interview to Prime Minister Winston The war in Africa and the Mediter ranean was marked by German re ports that a British cruiser had ar rived at Gibraltar heavily damaged by attacks at Axis accounts of continued raids on and an Ital ian claim that Axis planes forced with drawal of British units southeast of El Bay Laval Confer With Nazi Officials Petain and former vice premier Pier re Laval were reported Monday to have conferred three times since Sat turday in Axis prompted renewals of negotiations for increased French German collaboration which neutral dispatches from Berlin said were in spired by Nazi fears of an Allied of fensive against Germanoccupied west ern Informed diplomatic sources said the aged marshal and his proAxis former assistant met for the third time Mon day in preparation for what the Ger man dispatches said might be reor ganization of the Vichy probably the dispatches concerned fresh efforts by aid ed by Otto Abetz to get back into the French revise proceedure of the Riom trial of responsibility for Frances military defeat and reduce AngloAmerican influences in particularly before an offensive against the Soviet The Ricch government especially the army command would like to be assured of a protected rear before starting an offensive in the neu tral dispatches from Berlin Marcelle editor of the Paris proGerman newspaper and leader of the national Popula joined with Jacques Doriac in urging collaboration The Paris press let loose new at tacks on American diplomacy in un occupied France and charged that Ambassador William Leahy had ruled France through intermediaries for the past 18 This Is What the Japs Want in Burma Enemy Fleet to Support a Drive on India I i M These oil clustered as thickly as any in stand at before attacking Japanese forces intent upon seizing the rich of Pies at Little Rock LITTLE ROCK Ida A about home managemer specialist for the University of Ark ansas farm extension service for th past 13 died at her home hei Fulton Is to Graduate 23rd Miss Eleanor Seymour will be vale dictorian and Miss Eris Beasley wil be salutatoriian of the graduating class of the Fulton High Miss Seymour is the daughter of and Seymour of Ful ton and Miss Beasley is the daughter of and Beasley of Ful Commencement exercises will be held Thursday night at the April 23 and the baccalaureate sermon will be delivered April 19 at 11 at Fulton Union by the pastor of Rose Hill Christian Texark Lieblong is superintendent of the Typewriter Rationing to Start on April 20 Dorsey chairman of the Hcmpstcnd rationing Mon day announced that the date to start rationing portable and nonportable typewriters had been changed from April 13 to April Necessary forms will arrive here Rationing of all typewriters will start April jecomes To the extent that the treasury ex pects to have difficulty in market ng enough bonds to finance this the proposal is But only to that For the ef fectuation of the plan is not going to save the United States a single dollar in the purchase of the materiel of Exactly as many billions will be to pay for the whe ther the bonds are bought by the membership with their overtime This year marks the 167th anniver sary of Paul Reveres historic Circuit Court Meets Here Circuit court with Judge Dexter Bush of Texarkana conven ed at the Hempstead courthouse Mon day Criminal cases will be heard during the second week of the current At press time the jury was still out on the case of Paul charged with Davis was re presented by Talbot Eugene charged with for gery and pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 2 years in the state On the recommendation of the State Forrestry presiding Judge Dexter Bush fined Jim 50 and costs for starting a forest Would Freeze Labor Status WASHINGTON RearAdmiral chairman of the Mari advocated Monday some form of freezing labor and employer relationship to do away with what I call this daily He told a House Naval Committee he believed the open shop and closed shop agreements and all other agree ments should be frozen in the present Status for the duration of the He would be the simpl est and easiest and quickest solu tion that will be just to to capital and to the people of the Land said he could not evaluate the effect of labor situation on ship build There h esaid need for a natural war labor Fire Destroys 93 Buildings Nintythree buildings in two square blocks in the heart of Kewanee were destroyed ro damaged by fire which raged for four hours Business leaders estimated that dam age in the fire was about but Police Chipf George Nelson said the loss mightreach 2 million Exact cause of the fire was not im There were no known and only two firemen were 81 Dies Sunday James Fletcher father of Cooper of died at a local hospital here late Sunday afternoon after an extended A resident of Illinois Zinn had lived in Hope about a The body will be sent to for Funeral services will be held at 2 oclock Tuesday Murfreesboro Man Enters Senate Race LITTLE ROCK Congressman Took Gathrinus West Mem phis Monday filed his corrupt practice pledge as a candidate for reelection from the first Tom Kicid fo filed as a candidate for state senator in the 9th and Gas Filings Lafayette County 1942 Prepared by Eunice Triplett Arkansas willing subscribers who badly their dollars arc pay or by know how and dont object to an interest rale rather liberal in these These concessions have to be con sidered in the light of two First that they are conditioned upon acceptance of a ninepoint program sound and enlightened for the most is economically un workable in at least one The union demands both price control and Lease 10 year dated filed Margaret Smith et al to Clark The SW of being acres the South acres of the SEy4 of 27 the NW A of being acres and the NE of being acres all of said lands being in 16 25 Royalty Deed Iv256 10 royalty acres 15 yew dated fil ed Fletcher and wife to of 15 24 West Royalty Deed 20 royalty acres 15 year dated filed Mary Turner et al to of 15 24 Royally Deed 5 royalty acres 15 year dated filed Fletcher and wife to George SVS of 15 24 Lease dated filed Wljile et al to Fred 115 25 Lafayette County and Sg of SE of NWMi of of SWV4 of except a strip 22 yards wide off the North side there of Also in the NM of of 34 Also the SEb of SWV4 and of of 33 all in 14 25 HempstTead Coottaued Pafe Three NVz of NEy4 of City to Aid Cleanup Drive The City at its meeting last Tuesday assured a representa tive from the Chamber of Commerce and the Garden Clubs that they can count on the full cooperation of all departments of the City Government in its Clean Paint Fix Up Campaign this Already Eugene Cox who has charge of the mosquito control has offered his services in ridding the town of He will appreciate the cooperation of the Gardenia Gard en Club in reporting all infested dis tricts and see that each case reported has prompt Cox says that empty cans pro bably breed more mosquitoes than all other causes They should not be allowed to accumulate and there is no need for as the city hauls free of charge all cans twice each month from any place where they are col In Wards One and they are hauled the first and third Tues days and in Wards Three and the first an third Every home in Hope shoul collect all cans and place them where they can be easily picked Even if there arc only a few this should he done reg as one can will infest a whole Ice boxes that drain under the house and open cisterns are also prolic breed ing places and should be Wa ter from ice boxes should be caught in a pan and emptied into the sink and open cisterns should be covered Junk piles are also very bad about breeding Water colelcts in all the various articles and it is almost impossible to spray them or rid them of this mosquito breeding Junk yards should not be al lowed inside the city A Secretary Looks at War By MARGARET KERNODLE Wide World Features Writer Tlie takealetter careerist can con ribute to conservation and prevent var She can organize the office into war April 1942 Lease 10 year dated filed Mamie Harrel to Lion Oil Refining NWVi of NWV4 of 15 25 Lease 10 year dated filed Cale ct al to Fred An undivided Vi interest under the SV of SWV4 of and of SEVi of 15 25 Lease 10 year dated filed Woo dand wife to Fred An undivid ed IXilGlh interest under the NWY4 of NWJA of 15 25 Royalty Deed 10 royalty acres 15 year term fiom dat ed filed Fletcher and wife to Dale Turner 15 24 of 14 Naval Fliers Die in 2 Plane Crashes Navy fliers perished Sunday when two patrol bombers crashed anc burned near each other in the Liver more A fifteenth man survived withou serious British Planes Raid North Germany LONDON British bomber were over north Italy Sunday nigh and also made another attack on Ger man war industries in the i was announced So many mountain lions have beei killed in recent years that the specie is rapidly becoming ime order like this first she will make her typing Red River Goes to Feet Red river at Fulton reached 31V4 feet Monday and continued to reports from the river town it is believed the stream will crest at 32 feet by Tuesday morn Bottomlands in the Fulton area have been since last Wednesday with the water rising and spreading steadily above Fultonalso spread out over bottomlands and con tinued to The stream is expected to receed rapidly as soon as the Red starts going methods the most efficient by test ng her technique if necessary accord ng to the rules of an uptodate text And she will perfect her typing losture to prevent errors at the key Dout Climb a Tree The correct position at the type according to New York secre is to sit with feet slightly apart mt flat on the hands and arms t the same angle to the Especially the typist should avoid reeclimbing An easy check for typing technique s to see if the little fingers find heir way to the A and steadily as That saves Next the typist will do daily clean ng duty to keep her typewriter in ood That means she will Wipe the rails on which the car Jiage runs with dry Wipe the slots in the curved me al framework in which the type bars Clean the type with stiff bristl ed Once a week she will oil the type writer a little and clean the roller vith a cloth moistened in denatured Paper Saver Also the secretary who makes her self a waste warden can be paper saver 1 for her Instead of naking carbon copies for a she can make one and route it around the She can use the back of a letter for the first carbon of the answer unless space is And she can have interoffice reports copied on both sides of the She will convert waste paper into scratch even clean the files of outdated communications to increase her supply of second Midway Island is only about a mile and a quarter long and three quarters of a mile Sister of Hope Man Succumbs TEXARKANA Sarah Ann who was honored as being Texarkanas oldest mother last Mothers died at the home of her 801 Mary at p Sunday follow ing a 12day Born in Nevada she was a resident of Texarkana for 20 She is survived by four sons and Cornelius of Texarkana one Big Texas two John and Sam Fort Worth one jelia Texarkana fortynine 56 great and 7 great great By the Associated Press With at least a fourth of its total strength in perhaps half of its aircraft carriers and formitable contigents of supporting and covering the Japanese Imperial fleet seized effective control of the of Bengal in the wars strongest chal lenge to the and British Prime Minister Churchill disclosed in the House of Monday that at least three Japanese battleships including one of the 720 tons mounting 16 inch guns along with 5 aircraft carriers and a number of light and heavy cruiseis and sev eral destroyer flotillas were operating there at the front door to India The size of the force indicated to Britain that it had been sent to sup port the invasion of Shield Seaward Flank With such forces London observers said the Japanese could shield the seaward flank of land forces ing from Burma across the upper Ben gal border into the Gages t Broadly suggesting a strategy to meet the challenge with possible plication of the need for naval participation Churchill said We have Pacific ocean and Indian ocean with the Japanese cuping positions between the i It is possible to use large force on one side and small foices on other side or vice The gravity of this situation ciding with the Japanese of Bataan in the the out attempt to reduce Corregidor ress was relieved only by contmu offensive showing of Allied aerial efenders of Australia and the ng of several small Japanese n Manila Sink Jap Boats The communiqui overingreports up to Monday mbrn3f ng disclosed that Corregidor shellfue shattered a number of light craft and et fire to several It appeared that the Japanese lave been preparing for an over er assault on Corregidor Commi ations between Corregidor and nvaded island of Cebu were c The War Department also annou he loss of the freighters Liberty andJ of the arjny transport he first by submarine torpedoing onj anuary 11 off Bali without loss ife and the other bombing m the larbor at Australia with atalities and 8 other Cotton By the Associated Press NEW ORLEANS Close May July October March NEW YORK May July December January March Middling spot Cubas Tourist Boom Dies Out Wide World Features have ended Havanas boom years as a tour st Weeks have passed since the last cruiser ship slid past Morro Castle and nosed alongside the dock while learnaked Cuban swimmers plunged into the dark twater for pennies from Through daily airplanes from Miami and from South and Ceitral America bring full loads of and some of these patronize whats left oi Havanas gay night sloppy Joes a traditional hangout for Amer ican found the going too tough and closed several weeks Reop is is doing hardly enough busi ness to pay the For years Havana had docked one or more ships a There was the early morning boat from twice aweek boats from New anc the NassauHavanaMiami cruise Many ships enroute to Soutl or through the Panama ca nal to or from New York to New stopped for half a day Tourists ruched for the bars and ba Many took advantage of lati night sailings to visit the night clubs and gambling And the Cuban smiled as the cash registers It wasnt long after Pearl Harbo that German submarines began at tacks on shipping along the Atlanti Coast of the United States and tha was the end of cruises to Havana Many of these cruise ships now ar in naval tobacco and sugar ar Cubas three chief sources of rev The tobacco market has bee almost as hardhit as the tourist trade And with a scarcity of boats has bee clowed thel College Spirit to Get Chance By ROBERT GEIGER Wide World Featuies Writer The old colsj ege spirit will get its to do or die for cairots instead of football touch in a coeds gardening Wyoming inaugurating he says the war time abor situation is so senous coeds appear to be Americas est hope for boosting garden In addition to filling vegetable the exercise will place coeds m class physical say colege Instead of athletic as are awarded football will reward its best woman gardeneifj with a years scholarship worth and the privilege of bori owing 10Ci i without interest for two to defray student expenses In Wyoming the protect has extended to nxt years college nan high school seniors of 4 director of the Wyoming agricultural extension has offered the plan to Wilson of duector extension for the United States depaitr ment of for use by any other American To stimulate interest m the university is offering shoit course in scientific vegetable pioduction Af ter the coeds learn the latest methods of they may oigamze collegiate teams or try singly foi iversity The gardens may be backyaid oy neighborhood for city or larger farm gardens foi countiy The university award will be made on the basis of careful iccords that each coed must keep She will bg graded according to the yield she Continued on page three Charles Haynes 1 Aviation Instructor Charles of Hope completed his aviation course and been granted cojnnwcial instructors licenses in exanynat held recently at LHtie t learned He is now an tiqn instructor Franklin   

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