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'^9 ff t» f&?*"" *\ m*W* t '; HOP! STAR, HOP I, ARKANSAS fridoy, Augutt 2119S2 11 If* Itfi^ ** iii* i*wt>i»*, Hwrfiw ittf» w*ltr*M, f it|le»tiWti! Ind turn* back liltH. „ h*«d M'fcu. „ S, "UtU in » holdup," Ul« rnnpty hand witOf til* r»«ln* flw ««n ifij> MM, "now If W r tft twill fW fmSmi Ow variety of water- Ntwi of Hit CHURCHES 6MU«CM 'Ii* If, ft, fhrjtov Utipt, WiM «ihl, Morrtlntf Worship 6M8 fttptjftt Tralnln* Union, J, T. Bow<J»n, plrcictor. t;4» Evenlnu Worship with men- Mfl« by potor, Monday 4 fiunbeomi 4 p.m. St. G. A.* will must wlih Nfnn Jnan Walker. 1221 H. Main, for A mlnitlonnry program. 6:30 p.m. Wornnn'* Mlnlonnry 8o«|»ty wilt h»vr it family ulcnlc nt Vttr pnrk. All member* <pt (h* church are Invited to come and bring n picnic lunch. 7:30 Fellowship Hour Midweek Worship for the whole family^. CATHOLIC Third *nd W*lk«r SU. Father A. O. Dunleavy, Patter I2lh Sunday after IVnlncott. 8 ».m. Holy Sacrifice of the man. hoard before mass. Noyce Welwsnberger will teach the lesson In the Century Bible ST. MARK'S KPIftCOPAL Th« Rev. Charlci Chamber* Jr., Prlett -In -Charge .St. HnrlholOmcw 8:45 o.m, Holy Communion and *i>rnr:on. 10 a.m. Sunday School. FIRST METHODIST CHURCH West 2nd at Pine V. O. Keelev. Paitnr 9:45 ii.rn Church School io:o,> a.m. Morning Worship. Solo: "Gf»d So Loved the World" By Miss Marilyn Clark. Sermon. "YVir Baggage for the Journey of r.if>" by minister. v:iO p.m. Senior MVP 6 p.m. Intermediate MYF. 7 '{0 p.m. Evening worship with "The Cost of Success" by Monday, Augutt 28 r, :m p.m. Circle No. 5 of the WSf'S will have a "Treasure l|t»it" and picnic supper at Fair p. irk. Hostesses Mrs. J. W. Franks Mrs. John L. WlUon. Jr., Mrs. This Church Page Is Published Weekly With the Hope that More People Will Go to Church. f( ! '> "* && A ski?.$t fc* IBAT'EM UKfMYDADDY You in TH» Church The Church InYou- Pom i combination tor good. W» ihouldUttiiuft church wiul»r Ewy m»n, woman tnacKUd nttd* iht influttwt of tht CHURCH, -• Churchman. DOAK WALKER of S.M.U.! Who hasn't heard his name? His father was a football player and a coach. Donk's dream was to play as well as his father. Because the lather humored him ancf jave him everything he had...Donk out played his » LONG AGO the greatest of teachers surprised His disciples with the strange prophecy, "greater things than these shall you do" The Master expected ttwm to do bettor, because His spirit would be working with them. ThAt'i the wonder ond the impossible miracle of life. Every father who will give his best to his son may txptct hiaaontc(gobayandlrims9lf, HVKRVOIRL. and every boy dreams of doing as well as mother and dud did. That is the height of their ideal. But Qod'B spirit is at work too. H w« do our part God's spirit will make our girl and our boy surpass us,,. achieve greater things than did we. Our boat and God's bast and his or her best make a winning combination. Sponsored By t.ocal Business Firms Who Believe We Should Attend Religious Services Regularly. Hop* Batktt Co, Soenger & Rlalfe Theatwt * . William M, Duekett Brun«r- Ivory Handlt Co. ^v " Citlitnt Notional Bonk W. Shcmhoutt Sons, Inc. Tht Grttning Insurance Agtncy ondRtollyCo. Young Chavrolet Co, * QUI749M Norman Mooro CUM tervto J. C. Penney Co. Gunter Lumber Co. Owen's Dopt. Stores "Wt Cloth* the Family for Lew" Groydon Anthony Lumber Co. The First Notional Bonk Crescent Drug Store f. J. Whitman OUtrlbuter Gulf Rtflnlng Co. Product* J. C. Atchley & Co. Hope Manufacturing Co. Hopt Sign i Nton Strvict Thomas Cannon, Mrs. Carl Jones. CHURCH OF CHftfit Walnut Btr«et A. T. Oliver, M In liter ft: 45 Bible Study 10:37 Preaching 11:30 Communion 6:30 p.m. Young Peoples Bible Study. 7:30 p.m. Evening worship. Wednesday • 7:30 Bible Study Clue Given on Successor to Stalin WASHINGTON 'AV- A solid clue pointing to Russia's next ruler may emerge from the full dress meeting of the- Communist party con- A welcome awaits you at all ser-| gress in Moscow "Oct. 5. vices. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN 'East Second Street Rev. L. T. Lawrence, Pastor 10 Sunday School. James H. Miller, Supt. , The Men's Bible Class will meet in the Parish House at 9:30 for coffee and doughnuts. Teacher of lesson which will begin at 10 o'clock will be Mr. Joe Keesey. There will be no morning worship this Sundny. , There will be no Evening Worship or PYF this week. QARRETT MEMORIAL North Ferguson Street Elbert O'Steen, Pastor "Rock of Ages Broadcast" from church auditorium 9 to 9:30 Sunday School 10 a.m. Orady Hairston, Supt. 11 Morning Worship 7 p.m. B. T. S. Classes for all ages. There will bo a special program In the auditorium! 7:30 Evening Message. Message by Pastor. Monday "* fc 2 p.m. Sr. Auxiliary meeting at the church, Mrs. Ted Purtle, President, and Girls' Auxiliary in charge of Mrs. Dwight Ridgdill. Wednesday 7 p.m. Teacher's meeting in charge of Mrs. Hunter McCorkle. 7:30 Prayer meeting conducted by Carolyn, Phillips. Thursday 7:30 Jr. Auxiliary meeting, Miss Verla Allen, President. We welcome you to worship with us. And American diplomats will not be surprised if tough, 50-year-old Georgi Malenkov steps up as Josef Stalin's personal choice as next Huspian Prime Minister. In fact, some suspect Stalin's aim iti staging the whole affair may be to give a formal, open hint a« to who the next boss should be. This may be Stalin's way, they believe, of lessening the possibility of a bloody struggle for power within the Communist high command after he dies. Until they have rfiore time to analyze Moscow's announcement of the calling of the first Communist congress since 1939, American diplomats say the theory rather than view a considered opinion. But here is what they think: Stalin's heir apparently will be the man who's chosen to be chair man of the Pracsidium. to be organized at the meeting to replace the Politburo. The 12-man Politburo, now the top governing body, has no chairman or chief executive. But a Pracsidium under the Russian setup generally does have one. Anyone picked for this job would automatically be proclaimed pub lically as the most important Com- Speeding Car Only Clue in Brutal Slaying < RIVERSIDE, Calif. (/P) — A mys terious speeding car was the only clue today to the brutal slayer of Kathryn Knodel, 16, whose battered nude body was found on a desert highway early yesterday. Motorist Fred Lacy told officers he met a fast-traveling automobile a few moments before he came updri the body on a lonely road near Palm Springs. . Pollen said it apparently hacS een thrown from that car. The chicle could not have passed with- ut running over the body, police aid, and there were no tire marks n the girl's flesh. Chemical tests are being made y sheriff's officers here today to etermine whether the girl was aped. The Redlands High School stu- cnt's death was attributed to skull racturcs. Her head bore marks of many heavy blows from blunt weapon, possibly a tire on. Five of these were deep nough to have caused death. The girl had been dead two ours when her body was dis- oveced. Oak leaves and red earth n her hair indicated she had been lain somewhere in the Redlands rea not far from her home, and he slayer had driven down into he desert, where he dumped thCp ody. '- The Negro Community By Helen Turner Phone 7-4474 Or bring Itemi to Miss Turner at Hlcka Funeral Home CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST Eld. L. C. Washington, Minister 10:30 Sunday School. 11:45 Morning Worship 7 p.m. Y. P. W. W. 8 p.m. Evening worship. 11 a.m. morning worship. 6:00 p. m Epworth League 7:30 p.m. Evening Worship MT. ZION CME CHURCH Rev. I. M. Manning, Pastor 9:45 a.m. Sunday School 11 "a.m. Morning Worship 6 p.m. Epworth League. 7:30 p.m. Evening Worship RISING STAR BAPTIST Rev. W. M. Erby, Pastor 9:45 a.m. Sunday school. 11 a.m. morning worship. ti:00 p. m. B. T. U. 7:30 p. m. evening worship. LONOKE BAPTIST CHURCH Rev. F. K. Powell, Pastor 9:45 a.m. Sunday School 11 a.m. Morning Worship. C p.m. BTU 7:30 p.m. Evening worship CHURCH OF GOD Rev. L. C. Crossley, Pastor 9:45 a.m. Sunday School 11:00 a.m. Morning Worship 8.00 p.m. Y. P. W. W. U p.m. Evening Worship. CHURCH OF QOD In CHRIST Eld. O. N. Dennis, Pastor 9:45 a.m. Sunday School 11:15 a.m. Morning Worship 6 p.m. Y. P. W. W. 8 p.m. Evening Worship BEEBEE MEMORIAL C. M. E. Rev. T. J. Rhone, Pastor 9:45 a.m. Sunday school. GARRETT CHAPEL BAPTIST Rev. F. R. Williams, Pastor 9:45 a. m. Sunday school •' 11 a. m. Morning worship 6 p.m. BTU 7:30 p.m. Evening Worship BETHEL A. M. t. CHURCH Rev. G. Paschal, Pastor 9:45 a. m. Sunday school. 11 a.m. Morning Worship 0 p.m. A. C. E. L. . 7:30 p.m. Evening worship Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Hicks an daughter, Marion, and Dr. an Mrs. J. L. Swift left Thursday t visit relatives and friends in Berl ek-y, California. fifm' ^ j ' '*<> < f- Our Doily Bread Slteri Thin by THt UlMr Al " H. Wi»hbuff»_- The Lost Slice Will Rogers Four-Year Term Today's Quotation He hath no leisure that uscth it not. —Proverb This will be the editor's last column for a while. The political wars are over, summer is wtaring thin, and we're vacation-bound. Meanwhile, a couple of closing 1 ,^; notes — ! Hope ' " 7 Star wtAf Him AHRANSAS - partly cftnrffc afterrmoft, tonight, Sund" * tcred thundershowers in mo\\*i afternoon In west Sunday. Sli warmer Sunday. SoalterM dershowers Monday, to nortl future H Low 72 53D YEAR: VOL. 53 — NO. 267 Star •» M«(» II**, rtttt It 17 CennlM«ttd Jan. It, It It HOPE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 1952 Tht mtmiwi in* At«<KI«t«<l pr«M ft AMtt VWMU »f CIMUMtMm ** N*» >ah> Cl>tl - J »*•»• *«»**• .**•***_"• "" ~ *•••* PRICE The Fabulous Chinchilla Is Friendly But Expensive Southwest Arkansas will probably turn out a crowd for the motion I picture opening at Hope's Sacngcr' theater this week-end — "The* Story of Will Rogers." The great Oklahoman was known personally by thousands throughout this region. A born' traveler, he had more of the com mon touch tharW.he most success- In England a station wagon is called as "estate car.". Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Tucker Chicago, 111., are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Governor White, and other relatives. munist in Russia next to Stalin. It is entirely possible that Stalin limself will be designated chair- r.an of the new Praesidium. But, f so, why for the first time since 1925 is he not to give the main address to the congress, the report of, the Central Committee? ( This is a sort of state of the union speech summing up Communist stewardship of the Soviet Union since the last congress met. In this caso'Jt will cover a 13- year period and will be especially important. Malenkov, a Communist party wheel who worked his way up from the ranks like Stalin, is now scheduled to give this report-, the most important thing on the agenda. Furthermore, neither Mar shal* Beria, head of the Soviet secret police and Deputy Prime Minister Malenkov's main rival, nor Deputy Premier V. M. Molotov, is scheduled at this time to play any j prominent role in the congress j party session. This may be a clue that Molotov is being pushed into the background, since he read the new five-year plan> at each of the { two previous congress meetings, in 1934 and 1939. Molotov is 62 and his age has been considered a factor against him in speculation on Stalin's sue' cessor. American officials know little about Malenkov except that several years ago he launched a determined 'campaign to make sure the floors of all Soviet factories were kept clean. He also was a key figure in setting up the Cominform, the guiding Soviet policy bureau for Russia's Eastern Europe satellites. At \, ful of politiciai^f despite his fame in the rodeo arena, on the Follies' formstagc in New York, and on the lecture platform, he never forgot the people back home and re-1L turned to them time and again. t, : He brought his humorous lecture tour into Arkansas in 1927 as a benefit performance for the flood victims of that year, just one of the many unselfish acts of the most generous public figure of our times. As a 'member of the reception committee from El Dorado, where I then lived, I met Will at Smackover and journeyed b\ick to the oil 'capital with him. That night in the El Dorado high school auditorium Will turned the guns of good humor loose on the oil field bankers. Everyone marveled how a national figure could pick up so much gossip in a few hours — until the suspicion leaked out that he had been primed j by Joe K. Mahony, attorney, who! knew absolutely all about every-) thing for miles around ... Will Rogers' appearance for the Hope area was at Tcxarkana, and many drove over there to hear him. . He was a great American, close to the hearts of his people, and while I haven't seen the picture that tells his life-story I can't imagine it being anything but great. Will's protrayal ought to be as authentic as human nature can make it; the actor is his son, former congressman and humorist in his own right. California Again Jolti by Quake; Balcersfiel Hardest Hit, Two U. S. Sues Oil Companies for $67 Million NEW YORK UP>— Four major American oil companies and six subsidiaries are being sued for 67 million dollars by the government, which says it—and the U. S. taxpayers—were overcharged on foreign aid oil shipments to Europe. In the latest step in a joint congressional-administration war on an alleged international oil cartel, three separate civil suits were filed here yesterday in Federal Court. Atty. Gen,. Ja,,mes p. McGranery. in Washington, described the suits as "a test of whether the defendants, having control over the supply of Middle East crude oil shipped to countries participating in the foreign aid program, can block the efforts of the govern- and county constitutional officers, I ment agencies to protect govern- — Here's 'a clipping tfi'aTs been kicking aroul.d my desk for several days — a dispatch from McGehee dated Augi st 17, reporting that the Dcsha County Democratic Committee has gone on record favoring a four-year term for state Living a life of ease in Hempstead county today is a group of Chinchillas, fab'ulous fur-bearing rodents that arc practically extinct in their native Andes Mountains. The friendly little animal above is one of a pair recently purchased by Paul Ralcy, local railway man, from Harold Stephens who first brought them to this section two years ago. Although expensive to buy Chinchillas cost practically nothing to feed and are very easy to raise. In their air-condilioned pens Mr. Haley's pair takes life easy, occasionaly nibbling a raisin, nay or a peanut. The story of the Chinchilla is a romantic one that dates back to about 900 A. D. with the Chincha Indians of the Andes Mountains snaring the thick furred rodents for their pelts. The 16th Century explorers traded with the Indians and introduced the furs to Europe but they were so rare and Cine that only royalty could afford them. This popularity started wholesale slaughter and few pf the Chinchillas survived in their homeland some 17,000 feet high in the Andes. In 1918 South American government put an embargo on the animal and they were aujiost a legend when Mr F. Chapman," American mining engineer first glimpsed one in his Andes Mountain camp. He was amazed at the little only. Breeders figure it will be from five to seven years before thero will be enough to safely start selling pelts to Curriers. Furriers arc of different opinions as to the value ot the littjc animals in their business. Many believe they will have to take their place with mink and oilier prize furs. However, faith of the breeders remain high and the current market price for a breeding pair is $1,250. Only two years ago the price was $1,650 a pair. An adult chinchilla Weighs aboljft 22 ounces. The family produces «a .litter in 111 days- averaging';-twn babies and there are usually two litters a year. The babies reach maturity within 10 to 15 mrmtlis. Chinchillas are inexpensive to Dierks Bank Now Short $175,000 DIERKS, Ml — Stiite Bank Com- missionei lid I. Me Kinley says that shortages uncovered at the Bank of Dierks now are estimated Lewis Calls Out Miners for 10-Day Period PITTSBURGH, Pn. (UP) - 10-clny "memorial holiday" bci;nn todny for 473,000 coal minors through the •courtesy of John Lewis,, their union president, in what mny bo n prelude' to a full scale strike. al $170,000. Ho ;;«id an Investigative audit of the bank's books probably would bu completed tonight and that the total shortages — first estimated nt less than $73,000 — would be announced at that time. McKinley also said last night iliat "it is possible that the people of Dierlts will be provided with a bunking service soon." The institution, only bank in this animal that had survived for two | feed, averaging about $8 per year weeks with no food or water in,i on a diet o£ pellets, timothy, bean with the right o£ succession. I ment funds committed to European The four-year term is something! recovery and defense." this newspaper endorses, but in view of the traditional limit of present, Jie is a .member of the || two-year terms it is unlikely that any constitutional amendment Central Committee Secretariat under Stalin. FINAL CLEARANCE MENS SPORT SHIRTS Short sleeve sport shirts made by Wilson Brothers and TruVal — Every shirt is included — Every one is first quality — Cottons — Rayons — Assorted Colors and cool fabrics. THREE PRICE GROUPS GROUP GROUP GROUP 1 2 3 VALUES TO '$2.50 NOW VALUES TO $3.50 - NQW VALUES TO $3.95 NOW $1.49 $1.98 $&49 would be approved by the people unless there were a "stopper" on the right of succession. That is, a man could not run again until after he had stayed out of office a full term. Arkansas is suffering from too many elections and not enough stable government. Campaign hurrah is exciting stuff, but you don't get too much work done with an election threat every other year. I know some people will argue that when the voters find they have made a mistake the two- year term enables them to throw the rascal out quickly. But by the same token, a good and courageous public officer can find himself threatened by a belligerent minority after only a little more than a year in office. Is our two-year-term system perfect? Looking at the perennial problems of the highways and the schools I wouldn't say so. We need a longer term, with a ban on re-election, and the better planning- and stability that the lengthier run in office should bring, particularly for the state government. In a day when every home-town 'citizen has to fight the constant threat of invasion by the federal government the stability and security of the state is our No. 1 consideration. Unless we take care of our state government we shall lose every last local authority to the national capital 1,100 miles away. The suits cover Middle Eastern oil deliveries by the firms to Marshall Plan countries in Europe between May, 1949, and May, 1952. McGranery accused the major companies of flouting federal laws by using their subsidiaries to maintain a two-price system—charging the responsible government agencies more than other customers. He said the companies violated federal laws designed to hold crude oil prices at reasonable levels while the free world rearms. Financing of Middle Eastern oil for European countries by the Mutual Security Administration (MSA) was stopped in June after the oil firms reportedly refused to make refunds on purchases made during the three years covered in the suits. MSA and its predecessor, the Economic Co-operation Ad ministration, are the agencies involved. Companies named in the three suits and damages asked of them are: Standard Oil Company of New Jersey and its wholly owned subsidiary, Esso Export Corp., both of New York—a total of $31,795,619. Standard Oil Company of California, the Texas Company of New York and their jointly owned subsidiaries: Bahrein Petroleum Company, Ltd., a Canadian Corporation; California-Texas Oil Company, Limited.; Caltex Oceanic Ltd., and Mid-East Crude Sales Company, all incorparted in the Bahamas but with some offices in New York—$21.427.722. Socony-Vacuum Oil Company. Inc., of New York, and its wholly owned subsidiary, the Socony-Vac- uum Overseas Supply Company, Inc., of Fort Lee, N. J.—$14,118,498. temperatures varying from oven- heat in day's to refrigerator-like at nights. He organized a trapping party which hunted for years without finding any more of the animals. They were ready to give up when at an altitude of 12,000 feet Indian trappers discovered and trapped a family of fourteen. Chapman patiently moved them down the mountains .a few hundred feet at a time to acclimate them before moving on. After an arduous trip across the equator he finally arrived in California in 1923 .with four female and seven male'' Chinchillas which are the 'parent stock of virtually all in the world today. There are some 8,200 breeders in the U. S. and Canada at the present time but they' arc still being raised for' breeding purposes or oat, hay, peanuts, raisins. His fur is blending of colors giving a pearl gray appearance. The great secret of his fur is that a single hair follicle or root has as many as 80 hairs, giving the fur a great density and finer than a spider's web. It would be difficult for a blindfolded man to tell when his hand first came in contact with the fur. He is a friendly rodent, a distant relative of the rabbit ;uid makes a wonderful pet. The only chinchillas that become coats arc those, which fall victim to old age or disaster. There arc several breeders in Arkansas and Harold Stephens 'Of Hope and Blevins is currently president of the state association. Mr. Stephens purchased a pair in 1950 and at the present has over 30 at his Blevins home. i Lewis ordered his mon' out of I the pits In tribute to fellow minors who had died or been mniincd ml mine disasters during the past 10 yours. Simultaneously, the b e o 11 r>. browed chief of tho United Mlno Workers urged operators to Improve safety conditions In llieir pits during the 10-dny work slop- piigo, which Is permitted under a present contract. The short layoff was not expected to deliver a paralyzing 'blow to the Industry. Since two full weekends and the Labor Day holiday full during the period, the minors will be out only five working days. Speculation thiit Lewis would cull u strike ot 400,000 soft conl minors and 75,000 anthracite workers In northern and southern fields next month grew ycstordiiy when he told the Federal Mediation Service in Washington secret negotiations had failed to win n new wage contract. It was apparent that Lewis ill- ready had posted the 30-day strike notice required under the ,Tutt- Hartley labor'law. Baby's Body Taken From Ouachita River MONROE, Ln. Ml — The bnltorcd body of an unidentified Infant boy was fished from the OunchltH Ilivor hero ycslcrdny Hftor it IS- ycur-old boy spoiled U lodged- In driftwood. tibout six months old, was dcnd Croon &nld the child, apparently ii bout sic months old, WON dcnd before It had been put In a suck nnd dropped Into the rlvor. Ho snld the back ot the baby's hcnd wns bnttorcd nnd that lha child had been 8tnm«lcd, The body mny have been put in the river Many Injun Heavy Damai Is Reported Sunday, ho added. visiting his Mrs. of Shrovoport, ,. Mr'. body. Chief Deputy Sheriff E. L. Wn er snld there WHS no way to determine how far the body hnd drifted because It was not known how long It had been lodged in tho driftwood. has boon closed since Monday when Mrs. Opal Simmington was charged with making false entries. Earlier yesterday, the 49-year-old assistant bank cashier turned over to FBI agents some $58,000 in checks and deposit slips, said M,W. McFarlin, Little Rock district FBI chief. He said agents also found eight cardboard boxes full of checks, deposit tickets and ledger sheets in an outbuilding at Mrs. Simmington's home. .Remains of checks and bank records were found in a trash fire near her house, McFarlin added. .,,,„. imlnnrs, hnd soft coal operators in tho north end Sept. 20 and terminate 10 days later in the anthracite fields of eastern Pennsylvania and the south. ' The memorial walkout meant that the miners, already hit hard by the recent steel strike, could count on only two weeks' nuy during the next month. UN Planes Take Big Toll of Red Jets By WILLIAM C. BARNARD SEOUL, Korea M 1 ) — The U. S. Fifth Air Force Jubilantly announced today that in the first 22 days of August, U. N. Sabra jet pilots shot down 20 Russian-built jets In aerial battles over North Korean in which only one Allied plane was downed, An Air Force spokesman Bald the record ,. "represents what is By CLYDE BAKERSFIEW). An cnrth shock jolted California cnrly today, lit hours nttdr th,b Bnkoraflcld oBrthqUnko nt leiusi two persons and 32 others Injurtidi. damage was estimated iftqj. Hens. ' i t',' Tho newest jolt struck-;.'! u,m. CCDT). It was ,'iflif Biikorsfiold to Los Angel! miles south. It caused no' dnmngo. Mounttma, crows i probed lha ruins Ot downtown business section! roofs collapsed and brio! tumbled into tho streets. There wore two U was feared that tha qu, have claimed (our othor v , T Three persona word critic'^ Jurod In the king-slated jolt' persons were described In',, condition, Many others wb force! injuries wore cy treatment nnd then lack ot hospital facilities* Rasuiia teams worked th'i through mountainous dot search of bodies, < All ot downtown. Bakers prosperous city ot 33,0 roped off so that er crows could work without; Impeded. There was no < " motor or toot traffic arid"! was at n standstill. 'J f ir Munuacr Lcland There Is Too Much Hush-Hush About Various Diseases - Its Better to Know All About It Merchants to Hold First Breakfast Chairman Syvelle Burke of the Retail Merchants Committee of the Hope Chamber of Commerce wishes to remind the merchants of the breakfast scheduled for Monday morning, August 25. at 7:30. n is certainly hoped that a representative group will be present to conduct business and do some organizational planning. There is plenty of room and last minute arrivals will be well taken care of. BROS SHOP IN AIR CONDITIONED COMFORT Dr, Mortindole Attend* Staff Meet j. G. M*rttadije attended The government also asked for "such additional sums as may be due for alleged overcharges" after May, 19S2, plus interest and costs. Esso, in a statement issued last night, said all export sales have always been at competitive prices. "These prices are well known and By HAL BOYLE NEW YORK OB — Some weeks ago A. P. Cooke, editor and pub lisher of the weekly Plant City Fla. Courier, learned some bad news about one of his readers. his own doctor recommended. •'If I can, I will keep you informed. . . . Meanwhile, good luck and God be with you until we meet again." On his arrival here Cooke met The reader was himself. Should further bad news. The specialist he print the news or keep silent? | recommended immediate surgery. Cooke hesitated, then sat down and typed out his<Vcgular column, "Just Hoaming." "The word cancer is an ugly word," he began. "It is, to most folks, a cruel j!word, a despairing word because the very thought of it brings despair to anyone close to one so afflicted. "I have just been told that I have a cancer in the tissues of the mouth, but I am not despairing. "You see, medical people say that early detection is half the battle, and medical science has advanced rapidly in the treatment of this affliction." have not been questioned or pro-j Editor Cooke recalled wryly how tested by any of the countries or; often he, like his readers, had customers involved," Esso said,! dropped a dime into the little and added: j boxes that appear on store coun- "Because of the vital importance; ters during the American Cancer Society's annual drive — boxes that say: "Canper strikes one of every five." "I thought — if I ever gave it a thought — that I was one of the other four. But I was wrong. "I have become a statistic. . . not altogether a pleasant thought Cooke then told his readers how a dentist had first noticed the his mouth, of the principle involved — free competition in world markets — Esso Export emphasizes that it will defend its positions as strongly as it can." In its opinion, Esso said, the ECA "was attempting to interfere with normal competitive prices." The Texas Company in another statement last night, reiterated that it has not been 9 party to any international oil •cartel or price- Speech Pupils Present Summer Recital Mrs. Harold IliKhtower presented her summer speech class in a recital at her homo, 017 North Hervey, on Friday night, Aug 22nd. The following program was given: Salutation, Ann Cole. • Just Bo fore Christmas, Teddy Mead Jones. Aunt Martha HUB One, Sharon Foster. The Moo Cow Moo, Candy Shivers. Papa Kissed the Cook, Brendu McKec. Hiding With Reva, Betty Cox. Bugs, Dan Jones. Worms, George Jones. The White Clown Doll, Becky Anthony. Twins, Belva Jo Langston (Prescott). When Daddy Shavus, Butch Graham. The Buby, Sheila Foster, Martha Mixes Things, Ann Cole. After the program iced punch was served to the guests. Mrs. Hightowcr was assisted by Miss Ann Cole, Miss Sheha Foster nnd Miss Brenclu McKce. Cooke had to make up his mind in 20 minutes whether to bo op- crated two days later — or wait another week. As he hesitated, the specialist said: "When your garage is on fire, put it out before it burns up your car." "Operate," said Ccokc. The next day he was In the hospital, and the day after that he was operated en. He spent more than four hours under the knife, required three blood transfusions, but 12 days later he left the hospital. Charles Gough Advanced in Rank Airman Second Class Charles C. Gough, son of Mrs. Vera Gough, Washington. Arkansas, has been promoted to the rank of Airman First Class, United States Air Force. Airman Gough is on duty In the Headquarters Squadron of the 434th Troop Carrier Wing, Lawson Air Force Base, Fort Benning Georgia. Today Editor Cootoe has a happy Borgia. • idinfl story for his readers The ..Airman Gough is a graduate ending story for his readers. The stitches are out of bis jaw, he feels the surgeon is as optimistic- over the results of the operation as he is, and He is on his way home. Before he and his wife left, I visited with them on a park bench in Greenwich Village. "I feel as if I had been through a tremendous nightmare," Cooke said. "The hospital code word for Draft May Extend to 4- Fs and Fathers WASHINGTON, —(UP) — The draft manpower pool has boon shrinking so fust that It will be necessary to draft fathers, 4-l r "a or some other deferred group by next summer to maintain the size of the urmed forces. That was the viow of Selective Service officials today as they studied the problem of matching military requirements against thq manpower supply. The problem Is rupidly becoming acute because the first draftees of the Korean war are completing their two-year hitches and being returned to civilian life. By the first of the year, 80,000 draftees a month will be discharged unless they volunteer for re-enlistment— something officials are not counting on. Between now and next July more than 550,000 draftees will have completed their two years and become eligible for discharge. Thousands of reserves likewise wlti be ready to leave the services, It was with this In mind that Draft Director Lewis B. Hershpy told an American Legion meeting In New York yesterday that It wIR be necessary to draft fathers or some other deferred group oy next summer. "Next summer," he said, "We've got to take somebody or else de< crease the size of the armjsd forces." est thing I find to it Is for tho entire month of last JIPNXCQY MIGs were shot down ond only one Subro jot was shot down," The now total followed today's report thut Subro pilots shot down three MIGs the past week Without losing o single piano. Six Communist jets were damaged, making a total of 20 MIGs crippled during August. The Air Force said, however, two Sabres and four other U. N, planes failed to return from missions tho post week. Two propeller- driven pluncs wore downed by untl- alrcraft fire. LOB'S of tho others was unexplained. This made a total of 17 U. N. planes lost during August, but only one in air combat. «on^r m ^W that "»t.-»-.~»-», ne . a £ domngo was caused by r lho Deputy Chief Engineer Hope High School and Ouachita College. He was a member of the Fire department before entering service my type of operation te 'eomman-1 se ninii with do,' and 1 can truthfully say that 8 ^ r X ln 8 witn McNab Soldier Now in Germany WITH U. S. FORCES IN GERMANY — p v t Bert Scott, son of Floyd Scott, McNab, Ark., is now after going through it you feel like you've been on a commando raid. But now I feel like I've got a life expectancy of 80," He expressed gra^wd* that bis doctor b«4 • ••*^ 7 vision in southern Germany, The division, a National ,. unit from Connecticut, Rhode Island and .Vermont, joined th* North Atlantic Treaty Organization in Jast October, eater* was the second time in recent weeks that HersJsey was |o. dicuted tie Is giving serious «w sideration to asking thai fathers be drafted. In a recent Issue of the Selective Service monthly newspaper, he said fathers should b,e prepared to> fulfill their objiptton, of military service jiat us " who were never deferred. President Truman alone ba,s tt»e power to order lathers drafted, since it is under bis executive, «:, der they were originally deferrf4. He normally apis, however, ma recommendations of Hershey. Since the outbreak o)[ the war. Selective Sfjrviee has i _ 1,000,380 men through July 31. it it beginning J» get toward ifee bottom d tfr Tho swift Sabres kept Communist fighters from Interfering with U.N. air strikes ngalnst Red stockpiles all along tho front Friday. Tho bomb raids wore part of a stcppcd-up campaign, disclosed only this week by the chief of the Far East Nuvul Forces, to hit tho Reds where it hurt most. Tho North Korean radio reacted violently Friday to the Intensified Allied ucrlul effort, A Pyongyang broadcast, hoard in Tokyo, culled for an immediate halt to what wup called "murderous American bombing of civilians." The U. S. Air Force said, however, civilians were urged with leaflets to evacuate target ureas prior to the two pig Allied raids last Thursday and Friday. The broadcast called Gen. Mark Clark "the American executioner" and the Far East Air Forces "Tru man's butchers." Far Bast Air Forces announced Allied pilots have shot down 1,318 Red planes during the war, against 753 losses, The figures do not Include Navy carrier-based planes, On the g.roun4, TJ. N, soldiers drove back seven' Red probes Fd« day and today— Including three at Allied-held Bunder Hjll, the, scene Of bloody lighting 3 week ago. Negro Youths Hold for Bicyclt Tht fti City Police »r* folding at teas't two 13-year-old. P9|ra youths in with a feriei} of however, said ho , amount was too conseryaj Yesterday's shock wua bl nttuiio, compared to tbi nltttdo for tho July 2V ^ diBuster in which M d,l6<3 The ourlhtiuako hit BL at 0:41 p.m., <Et>T> JU» downtown traffic and she at its height, Motorists into curbs when thb oai crazily and pedestrians the avalanche • ot debris^ <rorn toppling buildings. ^ The roofs of two stores killing Mrs., Kdna Lcdbej a shopper 'in tho Lerne Shop, and Goprgo P. C a railroad engineman , . buying farm equipment,!! County Equipment Cprhp ' ing, Gunn, director of County Civil Defense, 'c Etnto of emergency. A, curfew wan imposed on th, ond police patrolled' the-] prevent possible loQtin.fts and theaters closed davy v Another, wing of the IT General Hospital was ri uuuablp in. the latost s bed space shrank from//! The hospital In corln tlms of tbp sleeping'' domic rnglnff in the „ Valley, A tent hospital I; sw " on the the overflow, JS!*' thefts here. Many parts o| bt. cycles have been stolen from Mills Bicycle Shop during resent weeks and the youths are charged with Sm taking three tires, valu«4 #t , ,.(13, officers saw. S*>v«jr«|.youto» are being definitely LJTT! Union Orovt Church l Plont Rtvival |i v em *

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