Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on November 2, 1948 · Page 1
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Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor - Alex. H. Washburn Independence Maintained, as Won, by Force of Arms ,-, Communist capture of Mukden, $ capital of Manchuria, following the wholesale defeat of Chiang Kai- shek's armies, profoundly shakes "^Nationalist China and leads many ' Americans to think we have bet on the wrong horse in Asiatic operations of the Marshal Plan. Certainly the common people of Manchuria, and China itscli, are not united behind Generalissimo Chiang. Despite use of our money, equipment and advisors his Nationalist government not only was unable to crush the Reds but has been thrown out of Manchuria— with every likelihood that North China will be threatened next. ( . ^ The fundamental weakness of Chiang's government appears lo be its reputation as an oligarchy of landowners and wealth, while the Communists claim to represent the common people, by tradition landless and payers of rent to the upper class. This may be an over-simplification of China's domestic problems —but it will serve as the truth if H opens the eyes of all Americans to the full size of the tremendous problem facing us in the Far East. The United States can not uncler- ,»'tako to occupy China in order to give that nation an equitable and stable government. Nor can we switch our financial and military aid from Chiang to the Communists. Suspicion of Russian aid settles that question. The obvious answer to this dilemma is an ancient truth the citizens of. Ihe free republic of the United States must recognize now as in the past: That our independence and security must ^^^•w^^ ^^B^^ ^QRRI^m^^nR) MHRMMI WEATHEti Arkansas: Scattered shovvers in northeastl and extreme north portion;! today, Cooler iii east and central portions tonight. 50TH YEAR: VOL 50 — NO. ix Star of Hopo 1899; Press 1927 lu Consolidated January 18, 192S HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, T948 (AP)—Means Associated Press (NEA)—-M«an» newspaper Enterprise Asj'n. PRICE 5c COPY Chiang Turns Shanghai, Nov. 2 —(UP) — The Chinese cabinet will be called into emergency session tomorrow to meet a political crisis caused by Communist capture of Manchuria, be maintained, as it was won, by , complete preparedness and threat of armed force. Translating this into concrete terms: Since we can't depend on stable allies where no stable government existed before in modern times, as in the case of China, we must establish and maintain naval and military bases close by to serve as dependable terminals for the outlying network force which protects of armed continental America and her connecting sea and air lines. And what we say about China ,, and her section of the world may • prove to be true also of Greece and the Mediterranean, where a shaky royalist crew aren't having much luck coping either with Russian-inspired revolution or a frankly disheartened and radical citizenry. To America it makes no difference. If China and Greece are resolved to make permanent battlegrounds of their respective countries we can't help it. AH we can do — and that we will do — is to stand oft shore on bases that will at least te confine the conflagration while it burns itself out on the hearthstones of an unfortunate people. Miners Love Their Maharajah, But Must Dig to Support Him By JAMES THRASHER John L. Lewis must have had a wonderlul lime at the United Mine Workers convention in Cincinnati. In fact, he must have felt like the Maharajah or the Princely State of Coaldom. His faithful miners didn't quite follow the custom of the Aga Khan's followers and match his considerable weight in gold. But they achieved substantially the same cl'lect by doubling his salary lo a lairly princely $50,000 a year, plus expenses. A few of Ihe faithful were so bold as to complain about Mr. Lewis' salary. The thought he from Nanking said Some observers 'said the government of Generalissimo Chiang Kai- shek might collapse as a result of military defeats and a disastrous economic situation that has caused two cabinet ministers to submit their resignations. The two cabinet members, Premier Wong Wen-Hao and Finance Minister Wang Yun-Wu, formally presented their resignations to the legislative yuan (parliament) today. Previous reports said Chiang rejected the resignations when they were offered to him yesterday and had asked the two officials to carry on during the emergency period. The officials told the 'yuan they were resigning because their currency reform program failed. The gold Chinese dollar, introduced several months ago, has dropped from 25 cents to eight cents American. The American embassy in Nank- ing reported it had received a message from Angus Ward. American consul general in Mukden, saying thai all members of the American consular staff were safe. Communist forces completed the occupation of Mukden yesterday afternoon, Ihe message said. Other reports said Ihe Communists left only political commissars and a security guard in Mukden anc had sent their main forces plunging South. One Communist force was re- porled only 20 miles north of Ying- kow. where two nationalist divisions thai escaped Ihe Mukden route were waiting to be evacuated by sea. Another two divisions, along j with Ihe Nalionalist commander and tlcpuly commander of Manchuria, were reported awaiting evacuation in Hulutao, across the bay from Yingkow. Communist armies under Gen. Lin Piao were expected to capture the two ports without difficulty and Communists Seize Mukden Democrat Party Loyalty to Get Test in State Little Rock, Nov. 2 —Ml Fairly heavy voting in today's general election was reported from some sections of Arkansas, but the weather threatened to hold down the total vote. • Skios wore cloudy, rain fell in some sections and scattered showers were predicted for others. In Little Rock, where no rain had fallen by noon, the voting was considered heavy for a general election although it was about 25 per cent off the early pace of the Aug. 10 Democratic primary. An all-time record Arkansas vote was Record Vote Seen as America Goes lo Polls io Pick President Congress cast in that primary. Approximately 4.500 voters had continue South in a drive to cut the Peiping-Tientsin railway and seize all North China. Government officials admitted the Communists probably would .capture the bulk of .Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek's Manchurian Armies and Iheir equipment in the two ports. There is inadequate transportation to save them, one official admitted. It was generally believed in Peiping the Communists would strike first at the rail line linking Peiping with its seaport and supply center of Tientsin, isolaling the Peiping garrison and subjecting it to siege. Government reports admitted that Yinkow would be abandoned soon. There likewise appeared to be no plans for a heavy defense of Hulutao. Reports from Mukden said the administration has been taken over by political commissars and that only a security guard was left behind when the Communist Armies swung South. . A United Press dispatch from Peiping said that half of the 900 j~.e.wis salary, .me uiou^iu ne. - ~-i---.-ra ..".^ ,...«* nn.i ui. me ^uu should have $100,000 so as to lop i Americans in North China planned the pay of Hie President of the lo I'emain in the area even il it wi& —NEA Telephoto Chinese Communists troops completed occupation of Mukden, (1) and reportedly cut to pieces the two Chinese armies attempting to escape' -it Yinkow (2). The American-trained and equipped 1st and 6th Armies were reported trapped and beaten in' the 100- mile corridor (3) between Yinkow and Mukden. Task Force 38, main American Pacific fleet, arrived at Communist-menaced port of Tsingtao (4) reportedly to evacuate Americans from North China. It was also reported in Nanking that Communists had routed five government armies trying to retreat westward in Jehol Province /5), Achievement Day for County 4-H Clubs to Be Held on Saturday at Hope City Hal! marked ballots in Little Rock and North Little Rock before noon. Despite rain, the voting was fairly heavy at Fayetteville in northwest Arkansas, which has a heated congressional race at stake. Heavy early voting also was reported at Fort Smith. The least reported interest was at Hot Springs, where only 1,474 votes had been cast before noon. Today's election gave Arkansas' loyalty to the Democratic party, steadfast for 70 years, its most severe test. pay Unted Stales, who a couple ol V times committed the unforgivable ottcnse of taking their leader down a peg or Iwo. Mr. Lewis magnanimously declined the generous olfer. Other members wanted to make his presidency of the UMVV a lifetime job—otticially, as it now is occupied by the Communists. | Virtually all businessmen and commercial reprcscntativecs plan to leave, according to replies to a j circularized suggestion irom Ihe! American consulate that all Americans plan now to quit Ihe cily. time jou—uiuciauv, as n now is (Missionaries, medical workers and in reality. The convention concur- educational groups plan to slay, red in "Ihe spirit" of that resolution. But since the job is Mr. Lewis' anyway, they decided lo continue the "democratic" practice of re-electing him every lour years. Lest he be otlended by this apparently, they elevated him lo the rank of national hero by deciding thai henceforth they will celebrate Feb. 12 not as Abraham Lincoln's, bul as John L. Lewis' birthday! The comparison belwecn the j United Mine Workers and a princely stale is not entirely idle. Mr. Lewis is, economically, the absolute monarch of the coal miners. It is he alone who secures their wages and benefits. All he asks in . -- — , return lor these blessings is abso- discussed history and events of the lute obedience. M " K Tlje miners seem to pay the price gladly. Il is not hard to understand Iheir gratitude lo John L. Theirs is neither a safe nor a pleasant calling. They have been severely exploited in the past. John Kiwanians Honor Old Members Past presidents and old members were presented today at the regular Kiwanis Club meeting with Frank Morton in charge. John P. Cox, first president of the organization and R. V. Herndon Si., third president of Ihe club, club. The local club was organized 20 years ago with ;J5 members. 13 now living in Hope. Nine of thai group were guests of the club today —B. R. llamm, Jeff Murphy, J. W. Strickland, Harry Hawthorne, Paul Hempstead County 4-H Club Achievement Day exercises will be held in the main auditorium of City Hall in Hope Saturday, November 6, beginning at 10 a.m. announces Hempstead County Extension Agents, Lorraine Blackwood, Oliver L. Adams and Byron Huddleston. Rcpresentalivcs from all of the 4-H Clubs of the county are expected. The Achievement' exercises i'>«ili-lja- presided 'over by Miss Billy Jo Hulsey of Washington. Boys and girls designated through their activities with different demonstrations will be announced 'by the Extension Agents. Awards consisting of 4-H Club pins will be made, to the different achievement leaders. The winners of the various demonstrations will be introduced fi-om Radio Station KXAR Studio at 12:15 o'clock. Hershel Sewell, County Council Secretary, will have charge of the roll call when each community club president will be introduced and. he in turn will introduce his club. Carllon Cummings, past council president, will report on 4-H Club Council activities during the past year. The American Royal Club Congress will be reviewed by Joe Woodson, one of Ihe county delegates. The meeting will open with the song "America" led • by Kay Kent of Patmos, with Wanda Sweat of McCaskill at the piano, invocation will be led by Rev. Elbcrt O'Steen. Pastor of Garrctt Memorial Baplisl church. The group will be led in Ihe 4-H Club pledge. An inspirational talk will be made by Ed Thrash. Chairman of Ihe Hope Chamber of Commerce Agricultural Committee and Manager of Tol-E-Tex Machinery Company. Through the courtesy of Manager Earl Young all 4-H Club boys and girls taking part in the 4-H Club Achievement Day program will be guest of Saenger Theater immediately after Achievement program. The 4-H Club members extend an invitation lo all local leaders, fathers and mothers and others to attend the Achievement Day exercises. Many communities will have transportation provided through Ihe use of Iheir school buses. 11 might be convenient for your neighbor's 4-H Club child lo ride to Achievement Day with you Saturday morning. Dispute May Nation Wonders Whether the U.S. Will Slam Door on 16-Year Democratic Rule whether America the books on 16 As the voting to under way at more than 2,000 precincts in the . - . . 75 counties, there was serious spec- election, if it comes, ulation over the possibility of a any onslaught against Washington, Nov. 2 — (ff>) This nerve center of government waits today to learn will slam shut years of Democratic rule an era that dealt with the'world's greatest depression and the worst war in history. The city is heavy with speculation — and recollections. Those who remember the early days of the New Deal and its architect, Franklin D. Roosevelt, are asking: If Thomas E. Dewey unseats Harry S. Truman, what things will be changed? What about Dowey's first 300 days?" Will there be a new honeymoon between the White House and Capitol Hill? Will it last? How long? Dewey has not indicated that his will bring basic New third party capturing the nine Ar-iDcal laws. In fact he has promised Royce Weiscnberger, Finance Drive Chairman for the local Boy Scouts Finance Campaign, announced the appointment of the following as the Larger Gifts Committee: Ben Owens, chairman; Bill Wray, Graydon Anthony, Martin Pool, Jack Lowe, Franklin McLarty. This committee is to meet • at noon Wednesday to complete plans for their campaign. The chairman urges all citizens to give careful cpnsidcration to the needs for Scouting and pointed out that it appears to be a most successful way of combating juvenile delinquency and furnishing a badly needed program for growing boys and girls. He urged all persons who might not be contacted personally during the next two weeks to mail or hand their annual contribution to him or to Roy Anderson, the secretary. The regular drive will be made next week throughout Hempstead county. Continued on page two Large Group to Attend Forestry Study Hempstead County will have a good delegation at the . Southern Forest Experiment Station near Crossctt at Farmer's Week study day Thursday, November 4. As farm timber is a major source of farm income, the "Farm Forestry Forty" will prove of extreme interest to the Hempstead County delegation. These 40 blocks of timberland have been managed as though they were on an actual farm. The produce or growth -from each 40 rjjadt|. during the past year will bfc" Harvested— an—logs;- »-jruipv;aouV; fuclvyood, and posts and stacked for inspection. The coastal plains area of which we are a part produces quality pine at a very large rate. The Hempstead County group, which will leave Hope at 7 o'clock Thursday morning returning late in the afternoon, includes: W. B. Nelson of Washington: Syd McMath Hempstead County Key Banker; Harold Guntcr, Odcll Luck, W. H. Gunter, Jr., and James Gunter, as representatives of Gunter Lumber Company; Russelll Lowallen, E. C, Adkins, and Aubrey Enoch, as On-the-farm Vocational Agricultural Teachers of Hope; Cecil Bittle and Mrs. Bittlo of the Fruit and Truck Branch Experiment Station; Herbert Greenhaw, William Cissell, and Elvin Belts of Spring Hill; Dalton Hulsey of Washington; Arthur Toner of Cross Roads; Sid- uned Cash of Hickory Shade, as GI Farm Trainees; and Mrs. Lorraine Blackwood, Byron Huddleston, Bob Nelson, and Oliver L. Adams, of the Hempstead County Extension Office. , expand some of them. But Tru- jman went all out in his campaign to embrace the whole New Deal. What is the story of the New Deal? It was born here in Washington Ihe dramatic took office 100 days March 4, after 1933. Control of Congress Key Issue Washington, Nov. 2 —(/P)—Demo crats came up to the voting show down on control of Congress today with their traditional head start o:" unopposed candidates in the south But Republicans, accustomed to battling this lead every two years claimed they will retain their present leadership in both House anc Senate when the 81st Congres meets January 3. At stake today arc 432 House and 32 Senate seats. Maine elected three GOP House members and a Republican, Rep. Margeret Chase Smith, to the Senate last Scptcm- By The Associated Press Heavy early voting pointed to a possible record total of ballots in. oclay's presidential election. Balloting was particularly heavy n industrial centers where Democrats are counting on union labor votes to bring Presidential Truman: n ahead of Republican Thomas B, 3cwey. The forenoon,hours passed without any reported disorder. But a claim ot ballot-box stuffing was made in Kentucky. Deputy Sheriff John Neal said a ballot box with 17 Democratic votes already odged in it was found when CHn- tonvlllc precinct no. 3 opened. Good, weather encouraged a big vote. The general election in Hempstead, usually a formality, seemed to be picking up plenty of interest today and at 1 p. m. check of the City of Hope precincts revealed 436 votes had been cast. This is considerably higher than the number cast up to the same period in the last general election. The nation's economy was in desecrate straits. Banks were failing, farmers were being dispossesscc Bread lines were commonplace in the cities. The cry over the land then was: Action, action, action! Immediately upon taking the oath as president, Roosevelt or- lered a three-day bank holiday —r long enough to slow down the runs and failures. He then called Congress into emergency session. It ber. The early DcamocraUc lead— even before any ballots wore count ed—is normal because of the par ty's control in the South. In Geor fiia, Louisiana and Mississippi three incumbent senators had no opponents. A fourth, Senator John L. For the country as a whole, it was fair with mild temperatures. There was some rain in the central valleys, the northern Rockies and the state of Washington. Rain was general over most of Missouri this morning. A vote going over 50,000,000 in this 41st \vou\d be a presidential record. The election biggest: McClellan (Ark), party opposition. had only minor Similarly in the House 53 Demo congressmen were unop So were five Republicans. convened March 9, 1933 not knowing what it was going to dp. But the White House brain trust," headed by Professor Raymond Mpley, was at work around the president. Emergency, measures went to Ca-piVol Hill in rapid order. "••-'" Vast powers were put into Roosevelt's hands. Quickly, these laws emerged: Relief Outright grants of $500,000,000 to the states for unemployment relief. The FERA (Federal Emergency Relief Administration) and late the WPA (Works Projects Administration) were set up to create work, with government money, for the unemployed. Still later the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps), the PWA (Public Works Administration) and the NYA (National Youth Administration) were organized. These alphabetical agencies spent billions. Just How Nations Will Beat Each Others Brains Out the Next Generation Is Undecided L. Lewis "has done much to make 1J;uu Lewis. J. N. Harbin, Alex their lives easier, oven lhou'-!h his I Davis. Mr. Herndon and Mr.. Cox. motives cannot have been euurely I Aaron folletl was introduced as unselfish. a llew "'ember. But Mr. Lewis overdoes the thing. To hear him talk, one would think thai there isn't another tough and hazardous job in the world. One would think thai in no other field of labor has the worker's lot been betlered in the last 40 or 50 years. Moreover, Mr. Lewis lias set up BSevins Man to Be Buried Thursday boundaries around his pi nicely 1 state. He has eonlrivcd io in:.u-lwho wa late Ihe miners from Iheir lellow i accident countrymen by a barrier of class- consciousnes and group self-pity. He plants in the miners' minds lhal | 1 they are surrounded by eneuiii ;;. and that he alone can save them. In the process. Mr. Lev/is has for Howard Funeral services i'lie Hoiiea. Hemps'tead native killed in an automobile in Arizona Sunday, will held at Marlbrook near Blovins p.m. Thursday, by the Core and the Rev. llonea. body v, ill arrive home \Vody. He is sui viveci b\ his par- Mr, and Mrs. 11. 11. Honea Training By HAL BOYLE New York— (/Pi— It is unlikely the next war — if there is one — will be fought as experts predict today. For there is no crystal ball to give an honest preview of jusl how nations will beal each generalion French College of Warfare. This distinguished gallic warrior had a theory that attacking aircraft could be brought down better by poison gas missiles than by conventional anti-aircraft shells. Said he: "It would be much more effective lo create, for example, a sphere of poisoned air a mile many sur- around the airplane, instead of try- others brains apart a hence. Wars have as prises as vyomen or the weather, jing to hit the machine directly with Top-ranking veterans of one war bils of Ihe shell." are often Ihe poorest guesscrs on I wonder how General Debency how the following war will be would feel if he re-read that today? waged. They tend to overrate one |He apparently didn't foresee new weapon too much. Or they rely too heavily on methods that won them victories in the past. bombers with enclosed cockpits. The high commanders of all Hod armies after 1918 appear to It isn't only the French army — j have predicated future battles tdo as the old quip goes pares in peace to fight the last war pre- much in terms slalic trench warfare. over again. All armies have a ten- Young upstart French captain, Charles Do Gaulle, found promo- Little Rock Nov. 2 trad dispute between — . . Admin.straUon and the Arkansas Education Department may halt the veterans farm training program lor ly.filit) Arkansas veterans. Stale IvJucalion Commissioner Ralph B. Jones said thai if no set- clency to. The other Business Congress established Iho NIRA (National Industrial Recovery Administration — better known as Continued on page two day I picked up for: lion slow after -(/Pi— A con- I'ive cents at a second-hand boo'-; | pruphesv the doom of France un-1 Dr. William the Veterans stall a haltered copy of "The Rid- less it built longer-range and more i board of he-a Fog Again Hits But Not Poison By FRANK K. NOLL Donora, Pa., Nov. 2 (UP) — A dense fog settled over this Mon- osahela river milltown today but officials said it did not carry the airborne "silent killer" that snuffed out the lives of 19 persons over the week end. The heavy, damp fog hung like a mist in the listless air, blotting out streets and buildings. But health authorities reported that no calls for aid had been received from persons vvilh asthmatic or cardiac conditions such as those stricken three days. ago. Health authorities said the fact that it was fog and not smog (A heavy concentration of smoke, dust and fogi lhat enveloped the city today probably saved residents from another epidemic of death and sickness thai struck last Friday and Saturday. Rain had purified the air and the x.inc plant had halted all .smelting, Ihus preventing the fog from absorbing poisonous gases and trapping them near the earth, officials cratic posed. Nine other Republicans won the nominations .of both major parties, as did seven Democrats. They coasted to victory The .Republicans now control 246 of the 435 House scats that are sunb iect to election every two years. They could lose 28 seats and still have a bare majority of 218. There are 187 Democratic scats in the House now and two held by Ameri can Labor Party members. The Democrats must jsain at least .31, 'to take over""cStitfol : ;•''"•"""' •"•"'" '* '• Most. Democrats claimed a better than even chance to recapture Sen flte control, and a few even hoped to do the same in the House, But GOP bigwigs say they are certain of increasing their House majority and of retaining at least a bare majority of 49 seats in the Senate. At present Republicans hold a six vote margin of 51 to 45. Be cause Senators are elected for six years, only 32—one third—of the full terms are at stake this year. But in addition to ^he Maine seat already filled the uncxpired two year term of the late Senator John H. Overtoil (D) in Louisiana also is up for election. Of the 03 senators who hold over, 33 are Republicans and 30 Demo crats. Thus to win control the Dem oerals need to show a net gain of only four seals over the 15 they carried into the election. Before the vote counting got underway, Senator Scott W. Lucas fill.), chairman of the Democratic Senate campaign committee, predicted his party would hold all present seats and beat Republican candidates in from seven to ten contests. Herbert BrownoU, Jr.. GOP campaign boss, was less optimistic. He claimed only that the Republicans would hold their present 51 to 45 margin. Other Republicans would be happy to settle for a majority of one or two. Senate control usually is regard ed as second in importance only to the presidency- Without it, the White House finds it hard to re ward the party faithful because most of the major political plums are subject to Senate confirmation. And the party in control not only names committee chairmen but has a majority on each committee. That can be an important factor in steering legislation onto or away from the floor. tU-meiit is reached "in a two, I don'l see how we limy thin i gram." I In Washington jsaid subsi.-4i.-nci' 1 lakin day c a n do pro- a VA spot.'esmaii payments to vet- die of Ihe Rhine," by Major Vic--mobile tanks. Billy Milchel met tor Lefebure. He was a British j an even rougher fate in the Amfri- chemical warfare specialist in theicaa army for championing airpow- firsl world wai His book was published in I lh-m, won't mcel the PGA rm'ni- Bul Germany proved thai DC vote in the past was 49,820.312 in 1940. It fell nearly 2,000,000 under . ". that 'four years ago when many ,' Americans were overseas at war; : The usual race among small precincts to bo the first to report their vote was won this time by Hart's , , location N. H. Backers 'of 'Democratic Presi- , ,'• dent Harry S. Truman and Repub-' *"! lican Candidate Thomas E. Dewey •< 'i both found something t o cheer *^' about in the first trickling returns- ?'/'• Hart's location went 11 for Dew- >' ' ey and one for Truman. Franklin '"'I, D. Roosevelt carried the precinct u ? C-4 ovor Dewey in 1P44. *C: Calaloochce precinct in Nortlx.-M Carolina's Smoky mountain',- '. A popped in next - 1 - seven for Tru—vlB man and zero for Dewey, DcWey^ f ''ls got two votes there four years" •anSP^Jw afitt^Ko'OEt'velt'got'eight."' * ' "^rf^M Brown's farm precinct in South-wfel ern Florida reported four for Tru- ffS% man and two for States RightsH& Candidate J. Strom Thurmond. ' ' First of the presidential ca, , dates to get his own bllot into thV box was Henry A. Wallace. Thi early-rising Progressive Party caf didate put his vote in shortly aft Continued on page two Ceremonies for Bobcat Mineral Springs Man One of 11 to Die in Wreck Wichita Falls, Teas., Nov. 2 --MPj —Names of 11 men who lost their lives in the crash of an Air Force C-47 near Muldrow. Okla., yesterday were released this morning by the commanding officer of Shcppard Air Force base, where the men were stationed. Rongaus. Donora alth physician who treated many of the GOO victims of the week-end disaster, said only the rain prevented the death toil from reaching 1,000. He said the jgeoii." of Chicago" ~Hi's "wiYcTresfd-.. airborne "silent killer" carried in lat the motor lodge in Wichita Among Sarkis D the dead was Lt. Col. Etheline White was elected quea for Hope High School Homecomin 1'riday, November 5 and will b crowned queen in a formal cens mony in Hope High School aud itorium at 2:30 p.m. Friday, bJ Captain S. A. Westbrook. Maids elected by the team for Friday's celebration are Peggy Marie Pentecost, Nilla Dean Compton, Catherine Cox, Emily Jo WH-'< son, Betty Murphy, Nealia MulV Hns, Mattio Mac Robinson, bara Jo Simmons, Mary Moore. Mary Ellen Downs, Artha- dale Hefner, Loretta James. Mar- \ ietta; Downs and Sue Green ' Buddy Sutton is alternate captain and senior football boys are Recce Miller, Tommy Brill, __ ..._ James Russell, Bobby Joe Lee, I. J. Sutton, Jimmy Dick Hammous, W. H. Gunter, Jr., James McCargo, Bobby Lilc Bearden, Don Duffie and Dale Johnny Bar- \ Lou i Charles Wilson, Joe Martmdale, *•! Hockett. Tollett, son of Coach' and Mrs. Nolan Tollett, will serve as erownbearer. A Homecoming parade consisting of floats of the royal court, cheerleader and High School organizations, led by the Hope High School band, will form immediately after the coronation cere- , moiu|. A pep rally and snake dance will be held at the 'City Halt and downtown Hope Thursday night from (i until 7. The rally will be in charge of John McLeod, &purts-> caster, and cheer leaders, Tony Boyetl, Catherine Cox, Lyle Moore, Peggy Pentecost, Creighton Middlebrooks, and Falba Grisham. A brief pre-garne ceremony will be held Friday night at 7; 45 in Hammons stadium. A Homecomin dance with Little Rock High '''v SarkisKian. a flight slir- School students as special guests es! ' It illustrates why .seasoned mili- jGHulle and Mitchell were right. Uhe cloud of smog paralyzed Ihe iFalls. t;uy leaders should be chary of Sh.- almost \\-un the wcomi world broalhiii" apparatus uf its victims. made himself one of the most Ihor- j of Blevins. and a brother, Raymond oughly unpopular men in the coun- | llonea of Arkadelphia. try. The miiiM'S may love him. bul; — few other.-; cio. And in the fieH 1 Tough Job fur our many pe-o- slill are dissatisfied with our :^eni LIrrangemi.-fit The iron- all IH s in the fact thai the clav of. labor his arrogance- and lust lor j Making a call power have lost him not only Dearth is no c-'ncli and ' ole friends but mo: t ot his onetime influence. So perhaps i.o one should begrudge him the consuiatiun pi'i/.cs of a fat salary, a big house, a tine car and i ich food, i'er'.uinly the millers don't--™ even though they now will h:.ve to dig a little bi'l harder lo pay fur il all. pulling into print any predictions ' \vir beeauM' of her early lead in about the future of their own pro- : la ik and plane strength, fession. I Voday the atom bomb dominates The book contained part of an ar-;m(ich military thinking tide by Maj. Gen Amos Alfred thin poi.son gas did "There would have been a thousand dead had not tin: rain cleared the air." lion.naiis told, an emer- The base Jewish chaplain. First 14. Solomon Rosen, Brooklyn, N. Y., was also killed. Other dead were: thi-n chief of the U. S. Chem-: first world war, because there Warfare Service, pointing outjiio known defense again;,I poison gas caused 75,01)0 of the I liut 27.".000 American firsl world war : i/erta gcncy meeting of the city council, j First Lt. Robert 11. Reeves, the He warned that there was still ' pilot, of Sherman. Texas. His wife being planned at the Youth. Center after the Hope-Little Rock game to climax the Homecoming Celebration. is clanger of a pneumonia epidemic jaud advised persona affectled bv Reeves, resides at Mrs. R. H. ._ . _ , „. .Rule, Texas. lo predictions that il will Ihe smog lo remain in bed mill) ! Capl Thomas E. Moslyn, the coir,- the major weapon of ; the atmosphere" cleared. Some 2(J pilot, of Midlothian, III. Gen. Fries prophesied . any war lo come, or lhal il will; persons still were hospitalised and: T-Sgl. Robert L. Orr. a flight 'iii itself .-aiv:- tin.- land —well, don't ' it was- believed they would be kept i engineer, of Charlotte, 'N. C. His io;-get the Maginot line' was once '. in oxygen tents until the fog lift-,wife re-sides in Iowa Park, Texas, i iin re promi.-titg than Sam a Clans, j ed. j T-Sgt. Leo J. Lumarsil. a flight is Vhe trou!)!'.' lies always in the i One; or two curft-s of pneumonia engineer. Detroit, Mich, i'u- en-iny You never can be sure !:.li-uadv have been re-ported. Eliza-, Pfc Carman Cistola, Old Forge, : v.lat the- scunn iri'l is going to bity Oslrander. secri'lary of Ihell'a. il? Gas didn't play as co,,,. ; ,l you with. And thai mayjDonora Hoard of health, reported/ Pfc Graham K. White, Bronx, role- in the second woi M - diilermine how you have lo fight, i Or. I. Alexander Hope, director IN Y. .ind riilcs. powcU-ri-< ( Vhe only ;-a!e- things you can ; of heailh al nearly i'ituburgh, i Sgt. John R. Armslron. St.. Ked Cross doughnut piydicl about war are thai it never al.-u waiued ot the clanger of pneu- jl'aul. Minn. on-rates entirely ac'coi -ding to p!an:monia. Kxperic'iice in Pittsburgh.! Sgt. Marvin N. Clements. Miner- i'ook (jUoUv- an oven — «n(l it l..'1-i-.s more people than he .said, .-howcel that tin- iiu-idcnee < al Springs, Ark. .sting state me-nt ;,y il kill;:. And il ki'.ls too m a p. y- -loo of pne'iin.oi.ia always lollowcd a I Pvt. Lansing 1'. Shield, Jr., eney, director of liic .•"^'m.'-. many, lieede^;, many. liicavy concentratioii uf smog. jUktgewoud, N. j, "No otlu;r invention since thai of gunpowder has made so profound • in warfare as gas is jr will make, in A, L Johnson Succumbs in Florida Arthur L. Johnson, 57, a of Hempstead County, died Sunday at Yukon, Florida. The body will arrive here Thursday at 3:30 a in * for burial in Hufkabec ceinetury . at '2 p.m. Thursday. lie was the brother of R A- * Johnson, formerly of Spring Hill V now a resident of Hope. "^ Other survivors include hi£> w,iIt;,C two sisters. Mrs. W. S. Guidon of: ""• Patmos and Mrs. L. L. Ri>gcn> pi Hot Springs.

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