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Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor — -Alex. H. Washburn Political Cards Author Writes Star a Letter As we go to press this Election Evb the hands in the presidential p'okor game look like this: Dewey ^.four aces; Thurmond, a color •flflush; Truman, a pair of kings (including Darkley); ant! Wallace —a busted straight, ,,r H 4;, rc ' s a lott or from Raymond w. Thorp, author of "Bowie-Knife" written October 28 from his homo at 3513 Pomona street, Los Angeles 31, Calif.: '•'Dear sir: I have received from the University of New Mexico £ress (Albuquerque, N. M.) your fine letter and a copy of The Star (October 19) with the review you ,jfgave to 'Bowie Knife.' I would ...much rather have these comments from you, right in the heart of the bowie-knife country, than from all Ea tmctropolitan dailies of the '•'Too long have the so-called self-ordained experts befouled the Pages of _ the great encyclopedias with their guesses and canards You and I and thousands kansas knew all the time in Ar-- • ---- ....*- ...,,,^ whore and by whom the bowie knife was originated, but I undertook to bring •,.a", v the fractions together so that '•—' we. .could tell the world about it U. was an American institution that gained a world-wide reputation in its days far above that enjoyed by the atomic bomb now. To have you, as a historian in your own right' acknowledge these facts is a great satisfaction to me. .-"Although I am unable in the foreseeable future to accept your cordial invitation (for a Hope visit and interview) I wish to thank you lor it. I hope, too, that .... you will transmit my felicitations to the ^people of the great state of Arkansas, which was a monumental way station for the pioneers to Texas—-your section served Texas as did Independence the Rocky Mountain country. Gratefully yours "RAYMOND W. THORP" And this is a good time to repeat our earlier recommendation—that every family in this section oufht to own a copy of "Bowie Knife" by Raymond W. Thorp, University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, N. M.. $3. For it is the siory oi our own James Black, famed pioneer > blacksmiih of Washington, Hempstead county, Arkansas, who originated the final model of the bowic knife, so improving James Bowie's first design that the great pioneer personally adopted Black's mpdel. Our people should know their own section before learning about others, and "Bowie Knife" is a milestone on the road to local learning. * * * Dewey Must 'Reform' Congress To Get His Promised Program By JAMES THRASHER ' 50TH YEAR: VOL. 50 — NO. 15 Star of Hope 1899; Press 1927 Consolidated Jumiary 18, 192V WEATHER Arkansas: Cloudiness, showers this afternoon in cist, north portions tonight, in extreme northeast Tuesday. Not quite so warm in west portiott tonight. HOPE, ARKANSAS, MONEY, NOVEMBER 1, 1948 (AP)—M»ans Associated Press (NEA)—Moans Newspaper Enterprise Ass rt. PRICE 5c COPY Nanking, Nov. 1 —(/in—President Chiang Kai-shek, his Manchurian armies crumbling and Mukden lost, told the Kuomintang central political committee today that China "must accept the lessons of defeating by Communists and fight on." There was no hint of surrender from the weary Chinese leader, whose government has been shaken to its foundation by the wholesale defeats of his troops in the last three weeks. In his first official appearance since his return from two weeks in the north where the cream of his armies were destroyed or went over to the Reds, Chiang declared: "We have had reverses in the Northeast (Manchuria) but the Communists are not yet in a position to direclly menace North China." American authorities meanwhile instructed U. S. citizens to prepare tc leave North China. Authoritative sources here said the Communists had occupied Mukden completely at 3 p. m. (a a. m. CST) arid that the last government officials fled from there three days ago. The government has had no radio contact with Mukden since 6 p. m. Sunday (4 a. m. CSTl but the American consulate radio there is still functioning and in communication with Continued on Page Three Chain Store Council Entertains l~H Club Winners Three persons received minor injuries about 10 a.m. today when an automobile, dodging a truck which pulled onto the road, struck a fence and overturned about 11 miles south of Hope on Highway i,y. The injured were Mrs. J. H. Compton of Bishop, Texas; Mrs. J. O. Robert and Mrs. H. E. Cooper of PiUsburg, Texas. They we retreated for minor bruises at a local hospital. Slate Police investigated the accident. U.S. to Vote on President Tomorrow —Photo by Shipley * County 4-H Club winners we? special guests Thursday, October 28, at a dinner at Hotel Barlw, given by the Hempstead County Chain Store Council. The cfiner was the first Annual Pictured above are speakers ,id 4-H club members who Achievement Banquet for 4-H Club winners. gained special recognition. Reading from left to right: Travis England, Shover Springs; Carlton Cinmins, Blevins; L. C. Babcr Littla Rock, regional director of the 'ham Store Council; Hershel Sewell, Blevins, Emma Louise Dows, Columbus; A. E. Stonequist, master of ceremonies and Rev Steve Cook, pastor of First Presbyterian Church. Arkansas to Washington, Nov. 1 —(UP) — Diplomatic officials were searching despeartely today for some way to prevent the explosion of a "time bomb" in the strategic Middle East. The "bomb" was made up of Arab refugees from the fighting in Palestine. With winter com- weekend and clouds continued roll- 2.77 Inches of Rain Over the Weekend That long-awaited rain came this In his full-dress labor speecli at j Pittsburgh, Governor Dcwey presented a list of objectives with this preface; "These are some of the things we are determined to achieve." Among them were a higher minimum wage, extended social security with larger benefits, and end of the housing log jam to provide "decent houses" at "reasonable costs," and prices that "do not steal food and clothing . . . from American families." ' •••Mr. Dewey's "we" obviously referred to a new administration in tvent of a GOP victory. It had to Include a Republican Congress, since all the above objectives are matters for legislation. Thus the t ."we" really implied lhat Mr. Dewey was stating a Republican national policy. Position and tradition allow Mr. Dcwey or any other presidential 'candidate to make such statements. The New York governor is the titular, head of his party. And in the , unreal atmosphere of a presidential '.'< campaign, it is ca.sy for voters to persuade themselves that the head of the tickel speaks for a united party. Actually the situation is considerably different. Tho Republicans may look united in comparison to the Democrats, with their defections lo Ihe right and left this year. But there was a GOP group in the 80th Congress to whom these Dewey objectives are an anathema. .. Largely because of this group , the, 80th Congress did not raise the minimum wage or extend social security or pass a housing bill. It was they who pressed hard or lifting price controls, though it was Mr. Truman's job to end them. Maybe the iiOth Congress turned down these measures partly because they had originated wHh a Democratic administration, o: had its support. Yet a number ef conservative Democrats joined conservative Republicans in defeating the measures. There is little reason lo believe lhat the same measures \yould be any more popular with either group if a Republican president were pushing them. Oddly enough these domestic objectives (officially bipartisan in aim, if not in method) reflect the views of many Republican congressmen, particularly in the Senate. But they clash with the conservative viewpoint ot others who. through seniority, control some of the key congressional committees. In the event of a Republican victory, then, there will be an inter- Continued on Page Three Blevins Youth Arizona Wreck Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Honea of Blevins received word yesterday 1hat their son. Howard Wade Honca, was killed in an automobile accident at Tuscon, Arizona earlier yesterday. Besides his parents he is survived by a brother, Raymond of Arkadelphia. He was a grandson of the late J. A. Wade of Blevins. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The body will be returned to Blevins for burial. ing on, reports to the State Depart-' ment have warned that a large percentage of these refugees will due of starvation unless American aid .is provided immediately. Officials fear that mass starvation would set off a strong wave of anti-American feeling among the Arabs, and give Communist agents their biggest break in the Middle West since the "cold war" began. The. Arab nations to which the refugees fled do not have the necessary funds to take care of them, officials said. The Arab world still blames the United States, in part, the ground lhat this country played the chief role in establishing the new stale of Israel. .j. Officials said Ihe A;-a~bs>'look to the United States to back up its claim of "humanilarianism" by seeing lo it that the refugees do not perish this winter. The big-hitch is that this government does not have a single penny it can spend for Arab refugee relief. At -the State Department's request, government legal experts have searched in vain for authority to spend funds for that purpose without specific congressional approval. By the time the next Congress meets il may be too late to save the thousands of Arabs who face death Ihis winler, autlhoritics said. ing over midmorning Monday. The Experiment station reported At a joint meeting of the Hemp- Stead District Board and Finance Committee Boy Scouts of Amcr- it was decided by the group By The Associated Press Harry S. Truman and Thomas Edmund Dcwey came lo the fork in the presidential trail today. Tomorrow the people will beckon one of them on. The Democrat who holds the White House lease and the Republican who holds high hope of breaking it planned only the customary get out and vole appeals for tonight's windup to a long and exhausting campaign. Depending on how those pleas are heeded—and the weather — upwards of 50,000,000 citizens will visit the polls. They will decide, among other tilings, which party will control the next Congress — and especially the Senate. But for all the oratory, energy and dollars expended in trying to sway the world's greatest court of public opinion, only time can tell whether the winner and his party will relish victory through each of the next four years. The cold war in Europe and the hot war in China underscore the unfinished task of the peacemakers. At home high prices leave unanswered whether the current boom will turn into a bust. For Dewcy it is a second try— and the first time the Republican party has left its banner in the hands of a defeated candidate. The New York governor lost a 3,- wholloping 432 to 8V. For Truman it is E o , -- .. - - - - - - . a 2-day tolal of 2.77 inches up to ! that the annual Finance Campaign 7 a.m. Monday, November 1 The would start Tuesday, November 9. TJnv " n Wmsonhpi-ppr was chosen Congress eventually bo asked to provide a long-range relief program for the Arab refugees. Chemists Search for Strange Malady Which Took Lives of 19 Old People in 36 Hours Donora. Pa., Nov. 1 — (7P) A steady all-night rain washed the air above this Monogahela river industrial city today where smog svas blamed as an accessory in the deaths of 19 elderly people in 36 hours. The death list was-revised downward by one. The town's department of health first reported Tus- tine Polchak the 20th victim of a cardiac-asthmatic condition that took the lives of the others. But a later investigation by health authorities disclosed Pol- chak had died of other causes. He had been under a physician's care for some time. report showed 1.57 inches on October 30 and 1.20 on November 1. Tempera'tures for the 24-hour period— high of 72 and low of 61. of Hydrogen sulphide. This had come from fumes from industrial and domestic furnaces. The fog lifted yesterday and the numvber of sufferers eased off but there were two more dcalhs — both men. At least 32 people remained in the Charleroi-Moncs- sen and Mongahela Memorial hosoitnls. two of them critical. The Slate Department of Health sent in a team of chemists headed I by Dr. Joseph Sliilen of the Industrial Hygiene Bureau. The American Steel and Wire Company, largest industry in the town and asub- .sidjiary of the U. S. Steel corpora- jlipn, called on the Independent Hy- Negro Held Up, Robbed of $155 Will Butler, Negro operator of Butler's Barebcue, told police today, that he was held up and robbed of $165 in cash about 1 a.m., November 1. at his stand at Hazel and 4th Streets. He said that two negro men entered his place and wanted to buy a package of cigarettes. When he went to get them one pulled a gun, told him to put up his hands and the other got his money. City police are investigating. Grid Coaches, Squad Guests of Lions Gub Members of the Bobcat football squad, Coaches Tollett, Martin and Hopkins and Superintendent Jnmes H. Jones, were guests o£ the Lions Club at its regular noon luncheon today. Coach Tollett introduced the boys individually and attributed their past performance to the ability of every boy to fill in capably wherever he is placed. Captain Sam Westbrpok made a short talk. Leo Robins, who introduced Coach Tollett, told the boys the fans generally believed their condition, and unity were the two main factors in their success so far. He warned them about publicity which the Little Rock papers would dish out this week and said it was aimed at "helping the Little Rock Tigers" and not the Bobcats. He tolds the boys that win, lose or draw the City of Hope is behind them a hundred per cent. Royce by tho committee to serve as general Finance Chairman. The Council tenative budget for 1949 is $23,215 and it is hoped that this amount can be raised by Nov. 30. The annual council meeting will be held Dec. 1 at which time the 1949 budget will be adopted. The 1049 budget provides for an additional Field Executive, which we hope will give the local Field Exe- •with moon "the and ,, .;tv ill : truman Hempstead District has had an exceptionally good year in scouting this year reaching more than 500 individuals. When M. ' Wcisenberger or his committee calls upon you, 'we urge you to be as liberal with your contribution as possible. The National average cost per boy per year is $12 and we hope to contribute to the council on that basis, Clifford Franks, Chairman, Hempstead District America. Boy Scouts of Negro Fgrbi Winners Are Awarded Star Ballot Meanwhile, chemists studied ] gicne Corporation of Pittsburgh to .loin with state authorities in ana- ly/ing Ihe air over Donora. "But it is my guess," ho added, "lhat he will nol find anything worthwhile. The Donora Zinc orks of the American Stleel and Wire Company closed and Planl Superiiricndent M. M. Neale said they would remain so until il was determined the fume's and smoke given off by the smelter furnaces had l-mythiim to do with the conditions, recall I A doctor who asked lhat his dense smog, inarm.' not be used said all the vic- of fog anditims died of heart failure brought tests made of the air over Donora yesterday in hope of discovering whether there was any gaseous ingredient in the smothering mix- lure of fog and smoke which could have caused the deaths and suffer- in}; of over 400 others. The malady struck this Monon- Rahela river industrial town of 13.500 late last Friday as a smqlhor- ing mixture of fog" and smoke lay i whether down over the valley for the third straight clay. Old time residents couldn't ever sec-ing such a as the combination Here is The Star's opinion expressed editorially October on the proposed amendments ucts which will be voted on in general election Tuesday, ber 2: County Road Tax — FOR. Library Tux — FOR. Amendment No. 39 (Registration of Voters! — FOR. Amendment No. 40 (Abolishes lo- Mill Limit on School Taxes > — AGAINST. Amendment No. 41 (Abolishes State Ad Valorem Tax i—AGAINST Act No. 1 (School District Reorganization i — FOR. Act No. 2 (Amends tion Law i — AGAINST Act No. 3 (Election FOR. Act No. 4 (Amends smoke is known, bill it ill effects until early morning. Then the town's eight doctors were bcsicgoci by calls from asthma and cardiac sufferers. Before liiMilniuht 14 men and four women as'had died. 28, j Nearby hospitals were jammed jjid'With peor.l ofinding it hard to the j breathe. An emeryeney aid station Noveni- j \v;>s set up and hurried culls went oul for oxygen equipment. A doctor estimated the town's mediea! men treated between 4UO :)ip j fiOO cases. The fatal smog had a counterpart in the mysterious Meu.<e Valley fog which caused over 7" deaths in Belgium in I'J.'W. An official com- misions report riinelui'i-'fl tou w>': n :--po!i£-ibk- for ihe eahiialties which oeeurred only iimonj; those over fj.-i In'- .-'li'ten-ix from heart and aslh- mrtlie. conditions. Boards i -- j ' riK ' ''eport said st-nce <>! wind made rked heart due to caused no'°n by an overworks Saturday |lack of oxygen. Willi only two inhalators avail- lit doctors [able when the crisis struck, Donora firemen were given credit lor saving numerous lives by improvising oxyiU'U tents from bed- shoe's and' blankets. Or. 1. Hope Alexander, Pills- burgh health director. said he feared a resultant epidemic of pneumonia in Ihe area. "I know from lon» experience in Pittsburgh that whenever we have Ethelene White to Reign Over Homecoming Ethelene White, a senior. will reign as queen at the homecoming game between Hope, and Little 1'toek here Friday nifiht. She will be crowned in u special ceremony in the high school auditorium Friday, by Bobcat Captain S. A. Westbrook. Preceding the game Ihe queen and her maids, lo be announced, will be presented with corsages. a continuous dense fog we always |ly _ can attain h.'iii a number of acute n-spiratorv | mjk's an hour. infections." Dr. Alexander said! The tests have afli-r making a personal invo.xtiya- lAluroc- and Van Ram-Jet Engines Tested by U. S. Pilots Washington, Nov. 1 — (UPi— The air force has revealed that Lockheed test pilots have made several flights in a plane propelled by ram-jet cn^inc-s which theoretical- a speed of 5.1)00 the Local Op-! Compensation Law; —'FOR. >''knien's I concentration of the total possible fumes produced by ab- the sulfiii'ic acid ihe oxidation lien of tlii- town. Dr. Ah-.vandv'r s;:kl most of deaths had occurred within two or three Ijlnrks ot the xinc smelter 1-1; nt which lie said emitted acid fumes. "The lias is of a very toxic vari- (draft caused ely and had heen e^eapiiiL for (roaring fire, v...a>>,." Dr. Alexander explained, "but because I'd/, had not tied it do'.\u. ii didn't cause any illness." been going on at Nuys. Cal.. for year," the air force said. It did not reveal the .speed;; achieved. The ram-jet is known as the "flying stovepipe" because it operates on the sa^nc principle as the in a chimney by a It consists of a tjiy tube, open at both ends. The front end is alinhlly larger than the- rear. iThe Livc-Al-Homc Banquet was well attended by farmers, their wives, and Agricultural workers of the county Friday night at Yergcr High School. Professor Brown, the speaker, talked on Ihe need for Ihe farmers of today to do a better job than their forefathers did. In doing so, he pointed out how his father depleted his soil, destroyed the natural resources which were helpful in retaining the fertility of the farm land. "You farmers have u greal re- sponsibilily on your shoulders if agriculture will continue to be carried out at a high level tomorrow for our youth. You must follow these practices that tend to build our soil year after year; protect our forest land and retain our rapid depleting sources of lumber." Professor Brown pointed out how essential it was for fanners to supply the family with the needed food and feedstuff to meet its requirements. The winners oi this year's Livc- Al-Home contest were announced. In the Landowners' division for the second time in the county, Dave- and Lurenda Evans of teminett were declared first place winners, George and Minnie Kich.ardson of Iron Springs, second place; Jake and Sarah llenegan of Greenhill, third, and in the Tenant division, Cordell Wiliamsoii of Anlioch, first; Juthi'u and lUui-1 While of SI. Luke, second; and Will and Ella Mae Muidrow. IH. !i. Hope, third place. The above winners received cash awards of twenty, ten and five dollars respectively. Through the Chamber of Commerce many pn/es of merchandise wen. 1 givc'ii to all winners prcscnl at this Banquet. Among the fir,ms giving were: fox's Druii Store, Stewart's Jewelry, ilobb's Grocery. Turner's Grocery. Foster's Shoo Store, Owen's Uepl. Store. Saenger and Kialto Theatres. Mhoon's Jew- .dry, L & W Music and Appliance Co.. Lewis' Grocery and Market. Butler's Barbecue House. Verger Barber Shop. Hicks' Cleaners. Tnird Street Confectionery. Cook's Automobile. A & i' Food Stores, The Home Economics Department ot Verger High School did a good job in prepa/nig the chicken and uressini.', with all t! in ings. Little Rock. Nov. 1 — (A 1 )—Avkan- sans arc expected to vote in unusually large numbers in tomorrow's general election. Political leaders have guessed that as many as 275,000 of the stale's 4G3.411 eligible voters will ^ _ mark ballols. I that'"fell" upon Even that "outside" guess would ' be well under the total of nearly 304,00 votes cast in Democratic runoff primary in August. ' But in Arkansas officers generally are selected in Democratic primaries and general elections are mere formallies. ..,.;_ Why ,then, is a heavy vote lore?, casl for tomorrow? —,"' '^ Tomorrow's election is more fa?." Continued on Page Three -^ TwoTrai/ttnen in Accident Edison, Ga., Nov. 1 — (UP). -Two trainmen were dead and 11 other persons injured today after a Seaboard Air Line passenger train collided head-on with -a freight here last night. "=•' : The dead were John Paul Gallman of Bainbridge, Ga., engineer yf the passenger train, and H. R. Shewmake, Montgomery, Ala., the fireman. Their cab was telescoped into tho tender and mail car. The injured included Engineer H. G. Tyson, Jr., of America, Ga and Fireman J. G. McArthur, Amcricus, of Ihe freight. Also treated for injuries were W. W. Johnson, Bainbridge, conductor; E. L. Cooper, Cuthbert, Baggage master; and L. O. Leavins. Tallahassee, Fla., flagman, all crewmen on the passenger train. Six injured passengers were Mrs. J. D. Miller of Culhbevt and Mrs. B. B. Morgan of Coleman, Ga. and four Negroes, Proachci Lee, Viola Glosler, Lorene Cresvs and Emma Zachary. 590,000 popular vote decision to "the champ" in 1944. But Franklin Delano Roosevelt's fourth victory in the electoral cpllego was » Congressional Seats Also Anxiously Eyed Washington, Nov. 1 •—(/!>)—Competing with the presidency for interest in tomorrow's nationwide balloting are elections for 432 House and 32 Senate seats as well as 32 governorships. If either party comes out on top- all around it will have established a strong beachhead for the political wars of 1950 and 1052. The prize plum aside from tho presidency itself is control of tht: 81st Conflrest which convenes next. January 3. This is the Congress that will start,-writinjt the record on which senatorial and Congressional candidates will run again in 1050. That record inevitably will be a.major issue in the presidential campaign in 1952. And the political complexion ot state houses throughout the land largely will determine which candidates in future elections ate to an uphill race J. UL AltlJUMii * i> »«J »•**» " [•"" . . to win nisiwihonrg tetrntaennn | to win in his own riflht the mantle . t_ „ i e ,.11 .,««r, tiim—•itS llC OUt H whole weight oL and all the tr.c planets" wheirAooseveU died Apr,! 1945 Frr*n the heights of months that followed, to l )llt down rebellion prized support of .en- state political organiza- in h v own party last summer. He 4vn iiot completely successful. • But the president stoutly dis- -putcs the poll takers who show Dcwey far in the lead. Even without, the votes he will lose in the _outh to States' Rights Democrat J. Strom Thurmond and elsewhere to Progressive Party Candidate Henry Wallace, Truman insisted in his campaign windup that he is going to win. ..: For his part, Dewey too was confident. He spoke of "the eve o£ victory' as he closed out his campaign hi 1 New York's Madison Square Garden—the city where he rose to fame as a racket busting district attorney. Dewey then wont to his Pawling, N Y , farm to rest until he returns to New York late today to vote and await the outcome. Truman went on home to Independence, Mo. He will cast his bal)pt and follow the returns there, but only until an cary bedtime. While the presidency is the big issue tomorrow, the Senate battle commands'" nearly as much attention. The Republicans, who smashed 14 years of Democratic rule of Congress in the 1946 off-year elections, now hold the upper hand m the Senate by only a 51 to 45 vote margin. Thirty-two seats are at stake. And in' 11 pivotal stales Ihe races arc so close lhat politicians do not rule out the possibility of an unprecedented 48 to 48 tie. Such a result would leave thu •deciding vote on party line issues Continued ,on Page Three get the trenched tions. The Republicans are buoyantly confident of retaining control of tho House and hardly less so of breaking in their favor the present 2424 governship tie. The Democrats dispute both these claims, but their loudest predictions have to do.with', the Senate. , The party that controls the Senate also controls the committee: that steer legislation into thu chamber. That party, too, •. controls much of the prize patronage of the White House, for all the major appointments must be confirmed by the Senate. .'•',• There are 33 Senate seats beina filled this year. But that number eludes one race already \won by IP Republicans in Maine on Sep- Contmucd on Page Three , Today's Taproom Trade Is Going Intellectual and the Bartender Is Preparing By HAL BOYLE New York — I/I') — The taproom of today in going intellectual. The customers have a thirst for knowledge as well as for the cup that cheers, and the ideal bartender of the future will be u man who won a Rhodes scholarship. For the fine art of mixing a "missionary's delight" is less important to the man behind Ihe bar than his ability to umpire the zombie arguments of his mixed-lip patrons. "They used to talk about politics and the O'Brien, a Bill be going if you were traveling agh tho Panama Canal?" you through The correct answers — in Bill's Bar anyway — arc, in order, Mem tuna, . Vermont New Hampshire and Southeast. One customer caused no end o confusion by demanding to know the proper term for a stomach op ci-fition. He wouldn't accept ap pendectomy, and everybody wa stumped. Including the customer who'd forgotten it. But Bill boned up and is waiting for him to bring up the subject th next time he shows at this evening weather," said _ ... _._.... . young ex-sergeant now i center of adult education. "I'll Bill. "We keep Uonary fur the '.vui id "almanac, him a bellyful on stomach opera lions," Bill said. "There's gastro anaslornisis or gastrpgaslrotorn> which relieve contraction belweui the cardiac and plyoric pouches. "There's gastrocnlerolomy, a incision ut the stomach or th the Declaration of {stomach and intestine. ! •'There's ynstropexy — to attac New the siomach to the abdominal wal "There's Kastroplieation. if yo want to fold back and stitch lo •;ether the folds of the stomach t prevent dictitation —- xvhatcve that is. "There's gastroentei'ostomy, operation to form a passage bt the stomach and the intes night whistle-wetter at a bistro across from Radio City Music Hall. "But now you'd think they all were in training for a radio quiz program. They stand around arguing about how many lovers Queen Elizabeth had or who was the soc- und Mian to sign IiK'.ependi'iii'e." A nickel phon; 1 call York Public Library most of the disputes day. "But you need more than a telephone directory at ni^ht," said a two-volume die- to the will settle during the WOMIKII Charmers Women aie better snake charm! ej-.s than men. Three Burmese ! women have such power uver ' them. word players, a and, a couple ofjt\ve(.'n j sports manuals. But what we need ine. 'is an Atlas." ( "There's gaslrorrhaphy, thi 1 It seems the barroom Marco Po-iot sewing up wounds of the ilos ar.mie aiici bet inot,t on matters [dominul wall or the stomach. of L'A'uyraphy. | "Tlie favoriti- trick still is lo try | to namo the 4B states in five inin- <uu>s," said O'Bri'.'ii. "And only one |out of twenty can do il. I "Nearly cvi-rybi.id.v misses on 'Idaho. Utah or Iowa — particulur- triin- jj_ v I,,..,,-,, if ,. V e had the Atlas we i'uiil'1 .-'hiii'. 1 llieji) on the 1 map. Sume don't remember where it is." ToWrifrein 3 Names for LocalJ.P. A write-in campaign will bo ndertakcn in Tuesday's general lection to fill three vacancies mqng the De Roane township ustices of the peace, Royco iVeisenberger said today. Mr, rfVeiscnberger said three men had greed to accept the offices if elec- ed, They are: • . Roy Anderson, insurance; T. A_ Cornelius, Hempstead County Farm Uiireau; and Earl Clifton, Arcansas Louisiana Gas company. Justice of the peace in DeRoane ownship have no dutias other than o sit on the Quorum Court during h« annual budget and tax-levying meeting, since Ihe Hope Municipal court performs the other duties to the j. p. office. Geo. Newbern Misses for $24,000 Prize One-in-a-mUlion Saturday night svas George Newborn, Jr., 401 East !4th street, Rlce-Stix salesman ->"or he got a call from Columbia Broadcasting company, New York, on the CBS "Sing It Again" pro- cram. Mr. Newbern said he was digging a ditch on his property about 5 o'clock Saturday afternoon when, the telephone rang. It was CBS, New York, asking him if he was listening to KVVKH, Shreveport. Mr, Newborn wasn't, CBS then told him. to tune in between 7 and 0 p.m. ag> a prize contestant. The Hope man didn't know th$ i^ program, but called George Frazipr, program director of KXAli, Mutual, Hope, for mfoima- tion. Mr. Frazil. 1 !" defined it as a mystery quizz for which no special preparation was possible. Nevertheless, Mr. Nowbern as* sembled a "brain trust" of friends, cleared the long distance 'phone. and sat down to wait—tunod in oft WWL, New Orleans, another CBS! station. He was the last of 12 contestants to be called, the nearest others being people in Abilene^ Texas, and Lake Charles, La . Mr..,Newbern got one answer coirt!Ct» winning for Mrs. Newbern six pairs of hand-made gloves with fenxj- bags to match. But on the jackpot question— worth $24,000—he missed! ••There's yastroslomy — that's to inj.ke a permanent opening in the stomach to put in food. "And there's plain old ordinary "astrotomy, if you just want to open the stomach to take, oul a nuil you've swallowed. "Yep. I'm ready for that guy. I dare him to come back." I asked Bill what geographical Oth What What ..•r i.'opuhjr qneslions are: ;O,ncstion wa.s most often asked. is '.he third hn-gest state'.' j "The reaular customers ask who is the secoiui largest slate iii'piayed right field for tho Yankees England? What state on therefore Babe Ruth," lie said. "And eastein ieabuaid has the smallest ji'ne straiigt-rs want la know whore coastline'.' What dhection would, i the. men's room is.' ' Garland PTA Benefit Thursday Garland Parent Teacher:. AfeS iivliun will sponsor a benefit pt^j^ grain at Fair park, Thurfed%y ; night, November 4. > " The public is invited to atten|l~ tlii> old fashioned barn danc« a»& pic- supper. "-" Music will be furnished by ttws. Melody Boys, Ernest RidrfdiU vviji."- act as master o! Ceremomci. ' -

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