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TKree Southwest Conference Tilts Are Scheduled for This Saturday Unbeaten Texas Aggies Will Risk Record Before Homecoming Crowd at Fayetteville- Expected to Be Tough ceeded. to any Porkers extent. Texas no longer is just Jack Grain— its smashing 26-12 conquest of Rice proved it is a functioning unit. Peppered with replacements, 'mostly sophomores, the Christians will try the same fellows who gave them their first win of the season over Centenary last week. Junior Jack Odle, out a month with a dislocated thumb, may get back in at quarterback, but Halfbacks Logan Ware and Earle Clark arc still doubtful. Fullback Connie Sparks will 'ic at end again. Baylor has lost Milt Merka. its blocking backs, and may replace him with Sophomore Bigony. a tearing runner. Rice, some of its most able replacements crippled, will give the old college try against Fordhain in Gotham. Olie Cordill is the mainstay with Ernie Lain's passing a good threat against Easterners unaccustomed to a deluge of aerials. — ( t P)— Three Southwest Conference games, first full week-end of the season, carry a lot of answers lor the unbeaten, the so-so's and the downtrodden this Saturday. Tucked away in a valley of the Ozarks will be a game watched by the nation—unbeaten Texas A and M. vs. Arkansas, n stumbling giant that comes to life on its home soil. A sellout throng at Dallas will see the amazing University of Texas kids, Cowboy Jack Grain as their shepherd, pit Iheir running cunning against Southern Methodist, a fine team with a good record. Deep in Central Texas two fallen teajns, Texas Christian and Baylor, collide at Waco in the other conference game. For Texas Christian, last year's undefeated winner, it will be an effort at its first league win. Baylor has won one and lost one. In far away New York trw Rice Owls, dismal failure to this point, try to convince everyone they have a spr-rk left in n game with Fordham's Rams. Licked every time they have played on foreign ground this season. Arkansas rather disappointing in many critics, will be at top strength, for a change, in the Aggie game. Well aware that the big Aggie line is not vulnerable, the Porkers will send out their Kay Eakin to do a lot of pass flinging in an effort to break the I Cadets' string of six straight triumphs. ( WASHINGTON — The Senate seems Intact, as usual, the Aggie dread I to have talked the nation out of the this one. They have cooked up nen-, mild hysteria evident when Europe running and pass puzzlers for the; went to war. Razorbacks, a team they have beaten j Before the President called the only once in the past decade. The ram- t special session, there was agitation ming Cadet backfield that has racked | against it on the grounds that thresh- up 931 yards from scrimmage to lead ing out the issues before the public the league—John Kimbrough. Decncc would create tension, excite unneutral Moser. Walemon Price, Jim Thomaso.'i J sentiments, and generally cio harm and the two alternates. Marion Pugh j lo th e country. and Bill Conatser—ca'me throuch the | Scanning papers and talking to peo- Baylor massacre last week without a j P le who have toured the trouble belts War Pressure on Congress Is Eased Neutrality Debate in Senate Reveals Truth on Both Sides HOPE STAR. radio talker shouted (hut If we didn't ship arms to the Allies Germany soon would have possession of the British fleet, and where would we b« theft? A month ago these rival Arguments sounded convincing. 7li«y still sound significant. Anyone would be a fool to say that nil the evidence points one way or the other. The important thing is that both sides have expressed their determination that the U. S. shall not be led into war. Even more important is the increasing evidence, found in polls of sentiment and in more casual manner, that the country is solidy committed —for the time being st any rate— against ever again mixing in a European war. Sentiment could change. Our own experiences run back far enough to leaders of the warring nations, to remember how our boyish enthusiasm for the Germans one year changed the next to pitiless hate. But another essential thing has happened. It is likely now that neither Germany nor England will be overwhelmingly dismayed, regardless of how the Congress finally shapes the bill. The month of debate, reported copiously overseasC at least among the doubtless demonstrated that a vote one way or the other isn't such surefire proof that we arc headed in the direction of any particular side. It is true that repeal is more likely to help the Allies than the Germans. That is not startling de\-elop- mcnt. Tiu's country has been slanted that way for at least three generations. The advantage of the long debate has been to let the country as well as the Senate, look at the thing from all angles. If the decision of Congress turns out had and we finally get into the mess, nobody can say he was trapped. scratch. Ranked fifth in the nation, the Ag- gies are favored. But they would settle for a one-point victory. Arkansas in Fayetteville is a merjace. Some experts rated Southern Methodist a favorite over Texas, but ordinary John Fan would rather choose by of the U. S.. convinces us that the reverse has been true. Moreover, the" tension in Congress is lessened. An explanation' of the change seems to lie in the fact that neither side has proved its case completely. One side at first laid so much stress on the danger of an embargo and the I , , . „, ,, , ... , | other laid so much stress on the I a toss of the com. The Methodists have j danger of shipment of arms that any . an unpressa-e record—tying Oklahoma; one woulc] have been juctifiecl in ^ ! and losing a 19-20 game to Notre | lj ev ing that a wrong vote would bring ; FOOTBALL SCORES' College Tech 7. Ouachita 7 (tie). High School Blythcville 14, Hope 6. Pine Bluff 25. North Little Rock 0. Fort S'mith 21. Muskogce (Okla) 0. Bentonville 19, Cassville (Mo.) 0. .Te.\arkana Catholic High 26, McLeon (Tex.) 0. DeQueen 20. Murfreesboro 0. Fayetteville 19, Rogers 0. Dardanelle 20. Danville 0. Clinton 20. Cabot 12. Frescott 13. Paragould 0. Benton 19. Con way 0. Hot 'Springs 20. Camden 7. Subiaco 34. Walnut Ridge 8. Dierks 14. Nashville 0. . .,, - t ---o .... * _, . un, v, wvtu-i ui niti , WICI n.S H, i^riSIlVI IIU U. Dame—but its tailback post has been j enemy airplanes over New York City '• Snnckover 3' 3 \rk-idolnhia 0 weakened by Ray Malloufs permanent ' . ,...., .... ^ ^' \ »"£-,» *:.:,-,* P} ™ °' by Ray Malloufs permanent i retirement and Preston Johnson's j The deb ^ £ ;;. o ^ed a month' before i bruised hip. Johnstons Peking ,s a j the Senatu reall took hoM of lhe j big Methodist factor. | bm and bcgan shaping it foi . \ The Methodist have labored all week j sage . In lhe firsl violent clays a shout : on some dennite form of trying to > that "a vote for repeal is a step, Beebe 19. Brinkley 0. McGehec fi. Russcllvillc 6 (tie). Clarksdale (Miss.) 20. Forrest City 0. Malvern 26. Fordyce 19. Satinto. NoveitiKer 3, 1939 Deweys Face the Camera Most rarely photographed, perhaps, of any highly promin.Mi! American family are the four shown here— New York District Attorney Thomas K. Dcwey, his sons Thomas Edmoiul. 7. mid John Martin, 4, and Mrs Dcwcv •This new and exclusive portrait w;us made of them at ll!..j,. \ ev , York home by Frank Merta, NEA Service Staff Photographer. Turkey has finally indicated its _ + , T , f-, • - T ,, ~ , , ' ^ '^ " - 1 "-!' i AUIIXC-.> ticia llllciuj JJlUlcaiCtl IIS stop Jack Cram. Noble Doss and the. toward war' made headlines. Corrt-s-i desire to swing over to Britain there- rest of the Texas scooters. Coach j pondingly the shivers raked along the ; by leaving Russia with whatever Matty Bell can t see that they have sue- j national back when some convincing : giblets she may find in the Balkans. SERIAL STORY JOAN OF ARKANSAS BY JERRY BRONDFIELD COPYRIGHT, I93». NIA tCNVICI. INC. D up Don Wrtibfr. En route meet the three Ktrnncrrp In n hlu* irdan. f'rowdeii nIT the road, .loan i* irrriflnl n« Horco jnmp« from the back meat ot the acdau, •n automatic in hi* hand. CHAPTER XXII ,AN doubled his fists and stepped out quickly. "Never mind the heroics, fella ... we don't want to hurt you." Rocco motioned with the gun. "Okay, toots , , . quick . . . get in this car." Joan shook her head. "I won't," 'THEY swun | about?" She hung onto Dan's arm [ They skirted the main business ^Snlly. district and continued oil cross- ''Maybe you'd better keep your | town to one of the less traveled I mouth shut and wait'll -\vc tell ! you," Big Ed advised. "Meanwhile, we've got to cut through state highways. So far Dan recognized the surroundings. They were in the west end of the city. town for a few blocks. And lot j They passed the stone quarries me remind you about making a j a "d a few scattered farms, single peep. See?" i About 12 miles out of town they' Dan pressed her hand and sho : stopped the car. Big Ed pro- was reassured. She was aware, j duced a couple of blindfolds from then, of how hard ?he was clutch- > the glove compartment and tossed ing h,s ami. It felt good. Just i them back to Rocco, "Tie these like it hand on the hayridc. Some- i on quick," he ordered. By.MAJUAN YOUNG XEA Service Staff Correspondent NEW YORK — The political spotlight that plays with increasing bril. liance upon the finely enisled features of Thomas E. Dewey will not include his wife in its beams—not if she can help it! The obscurity which press and pub- | lie alike permitted her and her two j children in the earlier days when hci rackct-bustin' husband was making dangerous enemies, still suits her retiring nature. In fact, the No. I publicity-shy woman of the country is probably thi slender, brown^haired, dark-eyed Frances Eilen Dcwey who. in 1925, is "Eileen Hoyt," was a singer in a road company of George White's 'Scandal-, Today, she says, she wants to make a full-time career of being a \\ift. and mother. Her singing performanc e,s are limited to an audience of twu~ her > small sons, Thomas, Jr., 7 and John Martin, 4. Similarly her public appearances are restricted to "must dinners with her husband who is ex pccted to announce his Republican candidacy for President in the 1910 elections. She Comes From Oklahoma Mrs. Dcwey, daughter of Orla i Thomas Hutt, former printer, at present railroad trainman in S'apulpa, Okla., was born on February 7, 190.'!. .Mrs. Kr.'inrcs Eileen Dcwey . . in a new anil exclusive posed picture. ho\v, she wasn't too frightened. completely around A minute later both Dan and Joan were blindfolded. He could only guess in which direction they she said. ; •*• the campus and kept to fide i were going. It must have been Rocco glanced about him quick- ' streets. Dan watched Sam and i-''bout three miles -further on that !y. No one was in si=ht "Lady Roet '° n^n'owly as they moved ! tllc >" turned off. From the feel of ' ' ' down a car line. Once | L t? t ' u '' Y v 'c ro or > a gravel road. No one was in sight. "Lady, if you're not in that car in four seconds I'm gonna put a =lug right through your boy friend's belly, there . . . and you'll come with us anyway." "Stay where you are, Joan . . . don't believe him," Dan said they wore .stopped by a red light. A policeman was standing on the corner. Dan thought of. shouting but Rocco's hand came out of his pocket and the automatic pushed close to Joan's side. Dan relaxed and took Joan's hand in his. She looked up at him Bumpy, at that. He felt the car go up a slight incline- once, and heard the rattle ot loose boards as they crossed a was .small wooden bridge. He didn't have the slightest idea quietly. "They can't get away but his mind was churning furiously and he didn't notice. Obviously Joan was being kid- with this." Rocco snarled and gun menacingly, they all say." "Wait!" Joan screamed and jumped out of Keith's car toward the other. "And maybe you'd better come along, too, young fella," Big Ed growled from inside the sedan. raised the That's what ) nape . d ' Bllt wh - v? • much could thoy »n.somV HOW hope to get? Why should they pick her out of a clear blue sky? His thoughts raced from one angle to another. And then for the first time it really dawned on him that ho was being kidnaped, too. The old phrase ''victim of circumstances" popped into his There was nothing to do but! head and it Deemed funny. comply. It was all over in a i minute and a half. The sedan ! backed away quickly, Sam threw '. it into gear and they roared up the road, gravel .-.praying from be- , neath the tire.-, us they carcc-ned ', along at 50 mile.- an hour. Rocco sat. in, back vi'.h 'horn. He kepi his hand in his pocket. Big Ed laced them con.-.UuiUy from the front. He had a yuu in his hand and the hand rested easily on top of the seat. ' : Juit take it easy and you won't be hurt,' he •.•• J \ri ..only. "Make one sound ;it a traffic i:ght. or anywhere, and you'll have- i,n accident ... a bad accident." lie added. "You mean we can't even talk," Dan inquired steadily. '•Sure . . . sure, you can talk," Rocco said soothingly. ''When we want you to/' "Wh-v.-i.al do you v.-,,nt with A lot they could get for him. But what about Saturday'.' What nbout t.l;e Pitt gartioV Me grc-v,- p^nkky at thf thought. Lord, lie hod to get out of Jhi.i yoinchow. H'-ll. hf- had a football »;u,-.c lo play. Kot ju.-t ;mv football game Thi.-; V.-:,.-; Pin! where they were. * * * FIFTEEN minutes later the cat- stopped. Tho bandages were taken from their eyes. Dan blinked and looked around. They were at a small frame house somewhere oud in the country. It was quiet— very quiet. He could see a dirt road beyond the house but there was no traffic. '•Inside,' 1 Big Ed ordered and thoy v.-pro hustled through the door and into the house. Big Ed motioned them to a sofa and straddled a chair himself, facing them. "You kids ain't got nothing to bo iifraid of," he said quietly, "if you do as WR say . . . and con- vinco some other folks to do ths lego of Mii.sic. where she had nc- in Sherman, Tex. Her parents moved i tompanicd Mi-. Stephens as pupil and to Sapulpa when she was 11, and both she and her older brother were educated in the public .schools of Sapulpa. Meanwhile, Frances studied piano with her mother, who was a t sec-runny. MIAS Hutt met Thomas E. Dewey, also a .student of voice. A .short time later, both returned to New York—he to jittcnd Columbia LHW School and continue with his music teacher, and voice with Alr.s. Beth McLennan Hughes. At 18, with the proceeds from a concert and a railroad pass from her father in her pocket. Frances Hutt came to New York for an audition with Percy Rector Stephens. The well- known teacher was favorably impressed with her voice (she's a mcx/.o soprano), offered lo give her lessons in exchange • for work as assistant secretary and studio manager. The next year, at the Chicago Col- • music, .she> to try to earn a living ; with her voice. She chose Eileen Hoyt as a staye name. (Ji:es on Tour With "Schaiidals" Eileen ifoyl was 21 when she got u .stiaiKht .singing role in the road ci.mp;my of ihe- ji)u.sicid Schandals. She toured with the show for six months, gaining experience, stage pre- :.f-ncc and ;ni even firmer desire to be a siiccuhK in musical productions. A short tiiiie ;ifu>r her return to New York, .she got a singing parl in the show which John Hurry Anderson produced in connection with the opening o the Paramount Theater, later toured again for 20 weeks with the same production. From then until the lime of her marriage in 1928 to Dewey, by this time a successful young attorney who had decided that law rather than music was his forte, Frances Eileen Hutt earned a living with church and concert engagements. Since her marriage, Mrs. Dcwey has made no public appearances of any kind. If known she must be, she i.s determined simply to be known as the mother of Thomas and John and the wife of the one man who says ot her—"Frances has plenty of horse- sense." Dishes Cleaner, in a Power Washer Show Less Bacteria Than When They Are Washed by Hand By HOWARD W. BLAKESLEK AP Science Editor NEW YORK — Women who dislike dish-washing can now claim this practice should be barred as a health hazard. They can quote records from the- American Journal of Public Health. There Walter E. Ward and G. M. Dack of the University of Chicago report a comparsion of hand-washed and machine-washed household dishes. They point out that although much attention has been given to health hazards, such as bacteria in dish-washing in large establishments, little heed has been paid to the similar domestic problem. They tested two types of home dishwashing machines against hand-washing procedures. Results: by hand 2.1 bacteria on each plate after washing:; by machine, 11 Patronage Causes a War Over Here Some Amusing Stories of Troubles of Senators, Congressmen By PRESTON OROVEK WASHINGTON - The business of distributing congressional Patronage has been forced upon our attention. The conclusion is we would rnlher occupy a cottage between the Mugi- not and Siegfried lines than have to distribute postmastcrships. The nearest thing to u patronage heaven we liave discovered has been worked out in Arizona. Even there tacks lie hidden in the golden streets. H is for good reason that Senator Norris of Nebraska says that for every friend e»incd by giving him a job, 11 hundred disappointed applicants become active enemies. We need only go to Arizona for a sample. Senators Ashurst and llayden thought at one time it would be nice if they retained for themselves the job of tuim ing the foremen on the federal project on the upper Gila river. There were 200 such jobs. Surely, they thought, that would bo enough to go around. But the news got out that they were distributing the patronage. Promptly they were distributing the patronage. Promptly they were confronted with 1,200 Duplications. Correspondence piled high and delegations called at the senatorial offices. In desperation the senators framed a message for the project superintendent. The senators did not escape unscathed, however, because hundreds of potential foremen felt the senators had done badly by them in .surrendering them lo the mercies of a harcl-as-nails engineer. No Other Trouble Other than that, patronage flows smoothly in Arizona. The representative—there is only one in Arizona and his name is Murdock—names all the postmasters. As patronage goes that is fairly nice because in the range country of Arizona ihe post master sees all the neighbors at le.-ist once a week when they gallop in for the mail. The big jobs such as internal revenue collector, district attorney and United States marshal, go to the senators. Senator Haydcn remembers only one serious departure from that happy arrangement. While Haydcn was representative in the prc-Murdock days. Senator Ashurst said he would like to name the postmaster at Flagstaff and Hayden said. "Sure, go ahead." Promptly three candidates sprouted like dragon's teeth from the arid soil. All wore important friends of Senator Ashurst. After weeks of desperation. Ashurst came to Hayden's office in his usual philosophic mood and appealed for deliverance from hi.s friend Both have enjoyed telling the story since. The two Arizona senators go even farther. When they name the district attorney, for instance, he must pick his own subordinates. Naturally he selects friends of his friends. Divide the Spoils Senators Thomas and Lee of Oklahoma have worked out their patronage with reasonable success. Patronage can help in election years. The two STORIES IN STAMPS Versatile Jefferson Was Also a Violinist A DD music lo the many accomplishments of thai most versatile of American Presidents, Thomas Jefferson. While the author of the Declaration of Independence is well known to history as lawyer, statesman, educator, farmer, architect, and scientist, his musical ability has been generally overlooked. Much of his time ns a student at William and Mary College was devoted to the violin. While his personal tastes ran to classical numbers, he could turn out a jig or a quadrille for tavern dancers with equal skill. During his courtship of Martha Wales Skelton, Jefferson enjoyed playing his violin to her accompaniment, and after their marriage he continued this plcasnnt diversion. Many of Jeflcrson's well-thumbed music volumes arc preserved in his home at Monticello, Jefferson had a passion for gadgets. His indoor weather ob- scrvnlory with a weather vane on the ceiling, ingeniously connected to another on the roof, his huge clock, that told the days of the week as well as hours and minutes, and his indoor-outdoor barometers and thermometers arc still a source of wonder to Monticello visitors. Jefferson was also a scientific farmer. He imported many special breeds of livestock, experimented with various grains and other agricultural products that might be utilized in America. JcfTerson is shown on the U. S. 50-cent orange stamp above, i*« sued March 23, 1903. germs per plate. Cups sterilized before being washed picked up bacteria, again to the discredit of hand willing. The hand cleansed cups averaged 18 bacteria each against 7 for the machine washed. The machines used hotter rinse water than the hands, but the investigators concluded the hotter water was not the explanation of less germs. This they credited to the greater wash- in t! away action of rinsing in the machine. Oklahomans cooperate. Thomas got to name most of tin 1 belter jobs when he was up for election in l'.)38. Lcc gets Lhc lion's share now. He will he up for re-election in 1!MO. Ordinarily a representative names men only to jobs within his district. If he is a Republican, lie names nobody just now. In Oiiio where there arc Kcpublic-an representatives, Senator Domihcy becomes lhi> "arbitrator" in non-Democratic districts. Senator Taft is a Republican so he gets none of the gravy. Headers of the Congressional Record will rci:;,ll that patronage in West Virginia was not amicably distributed between Senator:, Holt and Nccly. Holt claimed Neely got all the pudding and he filled the Record with scathing inclictmcnt.s. The fright of it i.s members of congress can't dodge the trouble. Jobhun- ters make them choose— and then revile them for choosing tlic other man. I>o-> Angles (ids n LOS ANGLES -1/T)— In the faraway Belgian Congo there is now a village named Los Angles. It is part of the leper colony at Lubondai. Its construction was financed by South- I ern California residents. OUR BOARDING HOUSE with Major Hoople '•Wh v:kr;r!. "Your '•iboill. 1). I do you menu?" Joan man already knows . . he's been phoned. "Hut you're gounu write him '•' '"'U: . . . you're gonna tell . : :im to get $50,000 . . . cash . . , :>it'i leave it at a spot outside y.'-.'.• Yuri:, which we'll name . . . you're gonna tell him you're safe .'iow. but if that dough ain't picked up bv our men by Saturday night at fi they'll find you floating in the riv-i 1 . 1 ' Hn !<-,iiK'd forward and snarled ;.'i hr-r f;,cr>. '•. . . imd you can ii'H him we ain't fool in', either, v.-Iion v.-e talk about that river . . . tell him, too, to lay off the '•op. 1 , or we won't wait till Saturday." J'MII lookrr! in his eyes and .-•liuddfi-f.-d. He meant just what 'To Be Continued) AD, BUSTER, THIS UNSEErvALY -DELAY IS MOST NOXIOUS/ IF BABA DOES NOT APPEAR HORTLY, i SHALL DEMAND THE MATCW BE- FORFEITED/ WE WAK1T ACTION)/ DON'T RUM UP THE TEMPERATURE/ MAJOR/ REFEREE •RAFFERTY SAYS WE'LL <3WE HIM IO MORE /VMNUTE6 TO f3ET MERE / GOSH .RUPERT, I CAN ( T FIGGER WMAT H/\PPEMED TO TWE BOUNCE/ THE CROWD IS SORE/ COULD WE FIX UP A. SUBSTITUTE 1 LL TELL 'EM BAB/\ 15 SICK MO ASK IF ANYBODY IN THE HOUSE WILL FILL N/ MAYBE WE CAN SAVE THE SHOW/ , Bruce Catton Says: Census, Drouth Give F, D. R. New Weapon in House Neutrality Vote By BRUCK CATTON NKA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON—The fine oratory let loose during debate over the neutrality bill probably helped the administration to get its measure' approved. But it always helps to have a little straight, old-fashioned political pressure, too, and when the measure got to the House of Representatives that pressure was not lacking. >•) -— Two things proved especially useful as sources of pressure: the 19-10 census, and the 1939 drouth. Census Provides Pressure Lever First, the census. The headquarters staff here iii Washington, under whose direction the census will be taken, i.s under civil service and there is no patronage to be had. But the tc'mporary staff, uncles which the field work will be done, is I not under civil service. It will con| sist of approximately 130,000 people. An administration which is about to BAD -•\ ; < -v\' BRING ON THE OTHER "BUM/ I iicinu out KiO.OOO new jobs—even if i they arc only temporary—can apply plenty of pressure to n congressman I who has to keep one eye on hi.s political I debts hack home. For the census, the nation has been divided into llV.i ureas which are further subdivided into n total of 560 districts. The district supervisors will ! choose Ihe 130,000 enumerators; and ', during the last couple of weeks it has i been made clear that ii congressman j who refused to go along with the administration on the neutrality matter was going to have a hard time exercising any voice in that selection. Drouth Adds its Wciffhl On top of that .there was the drouth. A short time ago a number of congrcss- 'men and senators formed an unofficial committee to seek immediate action for drouth relief. The .sum of ?;iO,000,OOfl was mentioned us being the least that would meet the situation, and it was | ii«reod that the ?50,UOO,QOO had to be forthcoming pretty speedily. the administration has 'ONTT LEAVE VET, FOLKS j THERE'S MORE COMING/ ' HC* SriWICC. INC. T. H. flto u, ', PAT orr I \ -. /(. Since done u neat job of finding money where none apparently existed. First of all. it was discovered that something lil;c $12.000,000 was available | at Kiirm Security Adlninislralion. At tin.- beginning of thi.s I'i.si-iil year, niiincmri.-. i l-';;/\ <•:,, M , ; ,i-i:,.,| ;«]:; linn iinii f,,, .,,..,,n, . , ,.\. ,,-, „,,... [ in-aid lo distressed farmers; approximately two-thirds of this money remained unspent as the big call for such granl.s comes around the first of the year. It was decided that this money could be used for drouth relief immediately, and that a deficiency appropriation could be had in January. Reserve Kiinds Drought Out Next, it wan recalled that the Budget Bureau liudS!l,(IOO.OOO in FSA money which was being held in reserve and which, under the President's economy proclamation, was to be turned back to the treasury un!c:-v .so'mc emergency arose. The drouth situation was officially dubbed an emergency, and the W.000,000 thus became available. Then it was found that the Disaster Loan Corporation had I>a0,000,- 000 on hand. This corporation a subsidiary of the HFC. ami hence it can't make its funds dii'cclily available to the FSA people. Conferences arc now under way, however, to work out some system whereby this money can be used in the drouth area, ancl^ is expected that some arrangement will be decided on in a few days. Lastly, the Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation was able to make food grants for ibo most urgent cases. Now by "finding 11 this money to meet the crisis, ilu- administration was able to do two limits: Fii.sl. it «•;..,' able- to .stave- off the rising fk-inand iliat congress remain in session to appi-npriale money lor drouth relief; and. second, it was able to .swing .several voles for the neutrality bill by i,«rei-ii. s to take cure of .suffering constiitn-nLs promptly. J-.i moviiiH in erase the -U-vote ma- jonly which !;,,( .>,„,( ,, K wrote an embaruo n.to the- Bloon, bill. |.h a se two :ip|iiirently ili_--

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