Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on November 30, 1948 · Page 1
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Buy Your Community Concert Membership This Week-There Will Be No Ticket Sole at the Door. Our Doily Breed Sliced Thin by The Editor Mex. H. Washbun Community Concert Is in Great , U. S, Tradition tf- Europeans are ionr. o," kidding Americans about (heir allegedly low level 'of literary and musical taste but the fact is—especially in music—America's long pockelbook and her willingness to dig info it has been a major factor in keeping talent alive all over (he world. And this ha.s been true from the (iuliest days of the American nation. Although our car.--, naturally inclined to folk music for everyday entertainment we recogin/.ecl 'a fundamental truth—that while pop- ifclar music, like election.-;, is judged uy the majority of the mom-nt there is a standard of good music that transcends generations and therefore achieves immortality. Even in colonial days Americans were eager to bring over here—and pay—talent that could perform with music that had stood the critical test of tune. And our national interest in this has never faltered. So that whatever native talent America! has today for good music is owed to a tradition that was established the moment our ancestors »ot off the boat. Hope has organized a Community Concert association and is this week conducting a membership campaign which will deU-rmine whether we open a Winter Concerl series next month. The record shows that we are considerably behind the rest of Arkansas in getting around to this, several cities smaller 'than Hope having their concert associations firmly" established by this time. I could go on at gieal lenj-th to say why you ought to si; o port i'he •f.opc concert series. Bui'the L-est advice I can give is :, :.ho;-i one. All > ou havi:- to do ;.-, lo i/;oi; ix;ek over your own life arri -•• ca 1 --env moment when you heard'on slaee — 111 person-- a greal ,-V:vr or musician: to recall further. lh;e) (he performance v.'ouU! never have been possible but for th and memberships oi i.he the town in which yo;i and finally, lo recall thai have .such a perlorm;-;n your own town—ever—unless you i'o something about u -, oti'-'ei! this week. Community concerts are supported by memberships, not by tickets. .There won't be any I loir •.•'.;-. lor the opening concert in'.Januaiv. You'll have lo buy a season nvmhershDi this week. And my onimon ' b^ing that the concert series is almos't certain to be held you won't be able to get in the door unies, von do buy that membership this woek. 'Ihe Hope association completed Us organization yesterday with the election of Mrs. ,7. C. Carllon as 'president, and The Star takes (his occasion to assure the group of all the co-operation a newspaper can give it. * -K •* Best Time to Punish Aggressor Is Before World War Begins By JAMES THRASHER At times it is easy 10 think of the 'last war as something that "just happened"— a horrible catastrophe whose effects must be dealt with for a Jong time to come, but a catastrophe more like an act (pi nature than of men. It is close to us and yet fat- away. Its conseouenecs 'are all about us. but they are not yet in perspective. The burning hatred 01 the enemy war lords has subsided. In its place (he tear of a new war and the need to prevent il occupy our thoughts ana blur the old outline. Then the long (rial of former Premier Tojo and le..s companions in Japanese (reachery comes to an end. And suddenly the memory of World Vv'ar H become:; sharp. V/e y^S'ecall that it was the deliberate creation of cold-hearted, cold-minded, cruel, bigoted men. These Japanese, like their Na/i partner:;. were the architect:; of a war unmatched for savagery and destruction. And now. like ihe Na/is, they must pay for their eiirnes. This is something new. Mankind, after .sintering and gloniying wars throughout its hislory, at iasl decided that the iiiuruered of thousands must face the same justice as the murderer of one. Yet there were .•j'Ome who objected to !hu, decision alter the Nuernberg trial of the Nazis. They claimed there was no precedent for such a trial, nor even any laws to cover they were tried. '1 he whole idea was unsound because the very military who prosecuted Goofing and hi:, clique might meet a similar late in another war. The public generally \\ much impressed bv tiicsi lions. And' there i;- even U for faull-H'i'iui ; iu the T</k'. i,-»Tojo and the rest y, . i, • y longest trial in liisi >r. were heard b\ civili The ( vi'.lonee was fully, and punishme:! proportion to the we crimes—within UK justice can e\.,ei lives ol Tojo cannot oa.i to At any nil-set. Bui, whih Continued on page two 50TH YEAR: VOL. 50 — NO. 39 WEATHER FORECAST Arkansas: Fair this .'if tonight and Wednesday. Not much change in U-mpcrnlurc. S"" n- HOOP 1899; Press )927 Consolidated January 18. 192v HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1948 Berlin. Nov. 30 — i/D — Russian-, backed Berlin Communists established a separate city government today in opposition to the elected anti-Communist administration. The Communists made virtually complete the political division between Eastern and Western Berlin. A now anti-Communist government to administer the Western sectors of the city— occupied bv the United States, Britain, and France — will be chosen in elections Sunday. The Russians have forbidden voting in their sector of the city arid the Communists have ordered their followers to boycott the election. The Communists, joined by a few splinter elements from other parties, set up their government at a mass meeting in Admirals Palast auditorium in the Soviet sector of Ihe city. j The rally was called with the (avowed aim of taking "decisive : measures for the protection of a I united Berlin" — apparently a move to gain control of the whole city before the election in the Western sectors, where about two thirds of all Berliners live.. j An outdoor demonstration of : workers marching along Unter Den • Linden in the Soviet sector was ar- i ranged to follow the rally. : The Communist rally adopted a resolution proposed by the so-called : "democratic bloc of Berlin" cle- | nouncing the deleted government ;i'.nd demanding it be replaced. • '1 hen the Communists elected '• Fi-icdrich Kbcrl, 54, as their own 'mayor. Ebert.' son of Fricdrich , J-.berl. Germany's first president' •under the' Weimar republic now I is president of the Communist-conj 1.1 nllcd state parliament of Bran- .r(enm.,-« MO u. ., member of the 4~H Club Leadership Winners —NEA Telephoto the 1948 winners of the 4-H Club Leadership program hold the trophies presented to them at Chicago. Left to right: Alvin G. Davis, 21, of Post, Texas, boy winner; Edward F. Wilson, donor of award; and Alice Giiliaum, 20, of Newport, Arkansas, girl winner. By CLAIRE COX New York. Nov. 30—(UP)—The Metropolitan Opera Association and 72-year-old playgirl Mrs. Betty Henderson staged their first performances of the 1S4K-4Q season (Af 5 )—Mtatis Ajjiouuteu Press 1NEA)—Means Hawspopor Enterprise! As PRICE 5c ilary Chiefs to Quit ••' OII1CC. bl "-' est i!- tluS ? U ?, hlt at th vhich box While Verdi's "Othello" was being lueoouiL;. rie is a rnemhor nf 1hr> -•'.•*•- ,^,v., .., v^vm-nw >, uo u^.m,^ ; Christian Democrat" union and P™.™! °» ""L .. M <l l ' s ,.! l _ a _?'- Mvs ; jono of the nominally non-Commun- | . — "•Ji.iniujjjr ijun-\_^i_;iiiiiiuil~ i is! elements working with the Com- j mumst controlled "Democratic ! block." The presence of Ebert and to Sing *j Washington, Nov. 30 — (/Pi —Scn- •\toi- Hill (D-Ala) warned the nation's military chiefs today he intends to fight until there is real unification of the armed forces." As a member of the senate armed services committee. Hill said, he will demand in the next congress that the army, navy and r force put aside their "petty fighting'' lor the country's good. In an interview before leaving for Alabama, the senator said: The time has come for Secretary of Defense Forrcstal to knock some heads together, or if need be, to knock some heads off. to carry out the intentions of the law passed by congress to give us unification m fact and not in fancy." Hill was a member of the senate armed services subcommittee which began studying unification legislation in 1944. He said "The navy raised such strong objections" that the bill was not approved until last vear. "But the spirit and the intent of the act have not been carried out," Hill said. Air force advocates claim that despite service agreements on wartime tasks the navy is trying to cut into the air force's long' range bombing job with ils carrier based planes. Hill said the country now is "confronted by two dangerous sil- ' nations" because the armed serv- jices have not settleld their disputes. The "first danger" he said, is that "we do not have a team of armed forces which congress felt was necessary for defense. The three separate services arc fighting one another. "The second danger is those fcl- Court Orders Man to Quit Suicide Attempts Chicago, Nov. 30 i/l'i —A circuit court order bans Frank Lcwandowski. 30, from attempting suicide. The injunction was issued after his estranged wife. Aclel- eine. 36, said Lcwandowski has tried to kill himself 30 times since they were married nine years ago. Mrs. Lewandowski, mother of three minor children, testified her husband attempted to hang himself three times; stabbed himself six times turned on the gas six times, and drank poison 15 times. Her attorney told Judge Julius H. Miner all the attempts had made Mrs. Lewandowski "highly nervous." He added, "we think it was all a bluff, x But we want him to stop." Judge Miner issued the injunction yesterday and also ordered Lewandowski to pay his wife $30 a week for temporary uppprt. She has a separate maintenance suit pending. Tojo Gains Time From Hangman Henderson put on a floorshow of her own only a 10-carot stone's ; — *....«, *... v_. u ..*_ & ^ >_,n u ,i IJL utn_ivauo, throw away in Sherry's bar, which j Miss., has announced the names of was open for business throughout tlln '•;>•""••— •••'-- •••••" * the opera for those who went to be a jseen and not to listen. First she Harold V. Avery. director of the Belhaven College Choir of Jackson, Miss., has announced the names of the singers who will appear here on Friday evening, December 3, at ' . tour of North Mississippi, Arkansas, backin The rally then named a magistrate (executive government) for the city. In this, also, places were given to nominal represen'-qtives ot the non-Communist Christian Democratic union, the social Dem , locrats and the Rightist [Democrats. Liberal | The men chosen, however, have i long since been disowned by the j regular organizations of these par- Ties which gave the Communists a trouncing in Berliln's 194G elections. good this year. anything but water, but she wound up with a standing room only audience with her cut-ups. There were a lot of vacant seats in the opera house during the first two acts while Mrs. Henderson let Loder fondle her long, false, red sausage curls, which dangled almost to her waist. Her audience | Paris. Nov. 30 — f/p, — A new ;plan for mediation of the Berlin j crisis, devised by man who give up, appears assured Tokyo. Nov. 30 — l/P) — Wartime Premier Hidcki Tojo and six other top Japanese warmakcrs won an eleventh hour respite today from the hangman's noose. General Douglas Mac-Arthur said they would "certainly not" be executed until the supremo court of Ihe United States has acted on appeals by two of the condemned men. The next scheduled meeting of the supreme court id December (i. (If the supreme court rejects the appeal next Monday , it did a similar petition by German war criminals, Japan's warmakcrs could be Nanking, Nov. 30 — (/V) Usually miles northwest of Nanking in Ihe nese government troops have begun the abandonment of Suchow. The strong government forces stationed there were reported moving south to engage Communist troops which have encircled the Nationalist Twelfth Army gipup. The government (our days ago ordered the garrison to quit Suchow earlier, but the troops stuck to the fortified city 21t miles northwest oC Nanking. Aircraft on Suchow's large air field were ordered to leave during the night, these informants said. There was no government confirmation of this report. However, there was no secret about the previous order to the 250.000-mnn Suchow garrison to get out and fight. The Suchow defenders were told to go to the assistance of the 140,!)00 government troops under Gen. Huang Wei encircled about 145 milcls northwest of Nanking in the Suhsien area. Meet at Spring much money [hanged Doc. 7 on the seventh anni- it is jvcrsary of Pearl Harbor.) The appeals from the tional military tribunal's intcrna- verdict lows are asking so without unification that threat to our economy." Hill said the national debt after , ,.,-,. ,-„ , . World War I was S''G 1)00 0(10 000 I wol ' c fllcc l ln Washington yesterday while the next budgct'may provide' 111 bpn; i lf °* former Premier Koki about $15,000,000,000 for defense H "' ola ' wno helped plot Japan's |pre-Pearl Harbor war plans, and I'Gcn. Kcnji Doihara, known to the ono Chinese as Ihe "bird of evil omen." high that a leg "landed on a table. The management howled with Soloists for the program will bo -.-.„ _„ wiui i Edwina McDuffie of Aberdeen, rage and she promised to be Miss., Mildred Smith of Utica She didn't drink Miss., Louise Adams of Bogue ., Chitto, Miss., Grace Shealy of Hazelhurst, Miss., Mary Ann Holland of Hollandale, Miss., and Ruth Evelyn Westling, Sarsstcllo Jones and Betty Ann Storor, all of Jackson, Miss. The Belhaven octette, which will also be featured on the program, is composed , Grace Shealy, Edwina McDuffie, . Mrs. Harmon Spencer Auguste. socialite who went lo Ihe opera with Loder but spent the evening at the bar. uot into such a huff that she lost a long white kid glove. | Someone asked her who Loder ! was. She said he was Actress Hedy ! Lamar's ex-husband. ' i "Shut up." Loder roared, as he j Miss. Other members of Ihe choir who will appear in the concert are- Martha Ann Campbell. Mary Ellen Crossland, Virginia Gillcspi'e, Ada Harrell. Carolyn McKeithen, and Pal McMahon, all of Jackson, Miss.; Loretta Austin, Euclora, Ark.; Marianna Bailey, Grenada, Miss.; Jean Charbonncau. and omit up. j_,ui'er roaretl, as ne | ii * i -'^-, ue«jj *~IKU wujiue<.ui. ana continued playing with Mrs. Hen- j Mary Jean Williams, and Laurin alone. "Here we arc spending in year more than half the national debt for 1918 and we still don't | have a unified fighting force. It cannot be tolerated. "It would be interesting to know, 1 'he continued, "how much of the money we give the armed services is used in their fight against ea,ch other rather than in building a team to give us the defense which the unification act contemplated." Hill's threat to "raise cain" about the way unification has been handled ran counter to the stand of Senator Tyciings fDMd) who is slated to become chairman of the armed services committee. Tyciings told a reporter last Friday that he was opposed to a congressional inyetigation. The rough edges are being "rounded off," ho said. But ho added thai if congress I calls for an investigation his com- jmittee will jnake one. Among pygmies of the Central Alrican jungles, the women average about 3 feet, II inches in height dorson's curls. Goodnes . shieked. "I'v , -V'-'Uldn't j of a Big Four trial I Diplomatic progrss on this plane > m £', d n '\" hre todav even •••• ' lhon i " h< Mrs. Auguste -------Welch, all of Hattiesburg. Miss.; Susie Crabb. Columbia, Tenm; Beth :vllS. .'UlgUSie ! • ^-i«'J'^, w>.,iuiii'Jia, ic-llll., lieu. lost a ,S2:>,000 " dia- i Chapman, Bolzoni, Miss.; Peggy i Crump. Sunnier, Miss.; Margie Ir- reoorted' hr'e "today"eve'n""-i : ' Thon - :h <' 'landed reporters her I vil) S- Askerman, Miss.; Betty Lou German Communists mnssnri their i callll 'K eartl, grabbed Loder by the Griffith. Hughes, Ark.; Chloe Guice .-.lienulh for ;in apparent attempt iu ' m and !ofL ' '''" d P; - Ul pi . cl ''.-. Biloxi : Jean John- The Associated Press asked the supreme Allied command whether General MacArlhur would "recognize the appeal and order Ihe execution of Ihesc two men delayed or whether he will ignore the appeal." This brought the following statement from MacArthur's public information office; "In reply to a query from the press as to whether the condemned Japanese war criminals would be executed before action could be taken on appeal to the supreme court of the United States, General MacArthur categorically replied 'certainly not.' " Later the public information office said this applied to all seven major war makers, although only two appealed. Despite the delay, MacArthur's press officers announced they would continue their 24 hour death watch. Presumably the watch would be to handle news of suicide attempts, or similar developments. The Japanasc continued to lire- pare for Ihe death of the seven. Tojo and the six others all look . , the Buddhist name to identify their ana me men range ironi three to j spirits in the after world. Roughly six inches taller. [translated the name means "eternal life." . .-.(length for aemp ; o seize political control of all Berj Juan A. Bramuglia, Argentine ; foreign minister and retiring presi- [dent ol the United Nations security j council, is the author. ; Ihe plan calls for a neutral com; mission of experts to handle the -technical and procedural phases of ; the Last-West conflict over dual I currency and the Russian land i blockade. j The United States, Britain II'ranee and Russia would assign ',1'ieir own representatives lo stand "•y in Paris for ;jo days to give .whatever aid the expert ;sion might require. The plan appears intended jsave lace for all. Hramuglia had been seekiii" and l-nlum. lo bring the Big Four to- li'ctner ever since the seeuritv council voted Oct. 5 to air the ; charm- ol (he United States, Britain ;ar.-d France that the Russian block- jade was a threat to peace stun. Laurel. Miss.; Kathryn Little, Wesson; Nell Lowe, 'Pascagoula; Valeria McFadden, Tupelo, Miss.: Anne Milne, Charleston, Miss.; Thelma .Myers. New Augusta. Miss.; Genie Smith and Lavona Stringer, Booneville. Miss.; liaye Terrill, Canton, Miss.: Marjorie Thomas. Anding, Miss.; Billy I l-tulh Thompson, Mobile, Ala.: i Kathleen Thompson, Oklahoma I City, Okla.; Beverly Sue West, St. j Francisville. La.; and Joan White, The Honor Hull and Merit Roll of . Little Rock, Ark. Hope Junior High have been an- i nouiiced. The requirements for ihe commis I Uo "'"' UoU :"'i-'"lo ha\.- all "A" lojimus- m all subjects ami retain !.'() or more j honor points. The requirements for 10 j (he Merit Roll are to have a mini' fiium grade of "B s'" in all subjects and retain l.HJ or more honor points. Honor Roll ' , . The concert, which is open lo the public, is to be presented at the First Presbyterian Church. Kiwanians Also Get Dope on Community Concerts gests Giving Xmas Gift to Europeans Where People Need More Than They Want By HAL BOYLE New York -•- i,-l' : — An open letter to Santa Clans: What do I wiint for Christmas? Nothing at all this year, Nic. Vet), that's (he whole list — nothing. Nothing at all. Don't even bother to slam on your brakes when the reindeer mush by my chimney. Because 1 ain't even going to bother to hang up my stocking. The Mcinpsto.nl County Classroom Teachers and School masters meet jointly at Spring Hill on Thursday evening, December 2, at 7 o'cloeiv, and have dinner. After the meal the entire group will assemble in the High School auditorium for the following program: Group Singing directed by K. R. Brown and Curtis Garner, Some of the Most Vital Problems Connected with the Operation of Our Schools and Suggestions as to How to Solve these Problems— James H. Jones, Provisions of the Teachers' Salary Law And Suggosced Inifirbvc- ments—-M. H. Peebles. Proposed Legislation to Enact a Teacher Tenure Law—Mrs. Phoebe Perkins. Suggested Improvements in the Teacher Retirement Law in Arkansas—Mrs. Irma Dean. This program is under the direction of J. H. Menders, Superintendent of Blevins Schools. The Schoolmasters and Teachers have as iheir guests Representatives Elect Thurston Huisey and Ed Lester, Senator F. C. Crow and County Judge Elect C. Cook. Washington, Nov. DO — (;T> — The army today cut in halt' its proposed January draft call for 20,000 men. Lack of money was given as the reason. At the same time, the army announced the February call would be for only 5,000 men. "The reductions were necessitated by the limitation of the military budget for fiscal 19SO to $14,000,000.000 of which $fiOO,000.00 arc for stock-piling of strategic raw materials, the national military establishment said in a statement announcing the army plans. The new draft calls are far below the 3,000 a month average which Army Secretary Royall estimated last 'June when plans were being made for the peacetime draft. The first call for November was 10,000 and the December call 15,000. The announcement said that neither the navy nor air force has j requested any inductions under the selective service act. The present strength ot the army is about 045.000, The last congress authorized .a total of H37.000 men ' .-'r ^ ; :• '„; '^y. not including 110,000 i.o?.<»i^id volunteers who would enlist %0Pme year. However, Royall said ",'iast summer that funds appropriated by congress for defense would al , low only a 71)0,000 man army by next June. ' President Truman set the $1:3,'000,000,000 ceiling on defense . s', nfler Ihe armed Torees Four NarrowJy Escape When Boat Capsizes Four men narrowly escaped early Sunday morning when the boat in which they were riding capsized in Yellow Creek while the party way duck hunting. They were Claud Lauterbach and Byron Hefner of Hope, Dr. Little mid O. 13. Poland of Texarkana. Mr. Hefner couldn't swin and was pulled ashore by Mr. Poland who reached him as he was going down for a third time. Luckily the crock i.s not very wide, and the two men were able to make Iheir way to shore. Mr. llelner said today it was his first hunting trip on Sunday and his last. don't want a suit for Christmas." And so it went, Santa. Everything I thought up lo put down on the list — 1 found, for one reason or another. 1 no longer wanted. It didn't make sense at all. And yet in another wav perhaps it did Neckties Books? Nope. I haven't worn out the books or read all the neckties I got last year. A new ear? Nope 1 , again, it's easier ihave to raise a kid in New York than il| l ' c ". v is lo keep an automobile clean and"' 1 y I know this will i ome as a slight jhnppy. man Mother and Slayer Were Having a Love Affair > B u g s B u n ti y W a v n s: Year Enlistments Available to I Young Men 7th grade: Albert Graves, Paula i Kaley, and Frances Nash. i _blh grade: Audrey Light. Nell! .._ L 0 Cassidy. Ann Houston. Jan Moses. ' Club were given the dope ou how and Barbara Tavloi ' " Merit Roll Members of the HOIK; Kiwanis 7th grade: Carolyn Su Mary l.oii Cornell,,,,, i-'h. tieid, Wayne U'Siccn, Don Rue.-les Boubie Noll Tulhs. Alhe Mae'Mar-'; h'l". \'a i Ueau I'.nneiou. .Jamie i llicicy. Pahi;-.ire l)u Puy. Donald I p.,,...,,,, ..- ,, ,, i Blacl-:i\'ood v Lee Ola .lories, Dana! I- i' :! „ v '^ f 1 :-'," 1 ^ 1 ^" | Lou Cunnin,.ha,,: K.-,.,,-tl the Community Concert plan opcr- ates al today's regular meeting. A film showing some of the talent stars available for local programs was viewed by the group. A membership drive is now underlay lo secure three concerts tor Hope. Football also came in for its share of discussion with tile big game of the year between the Ki- uiily three days end Nov-id- Ci in v IK; \ liOU ( - unllllu - ll;i!i: Kei.r,.-lli Gilliam. I game of ihe vear be .VC '"S -Vr l.',r^ ermn/V'li; y ,"" d J"dy Moses. Davui AleKeo^e. lien- i warns and Lions on ?A'J> ,...,'.. ,.;..... , ,K , l '"? SUll ,V.: n - jamin Newbern. ana Km.lie Klder. I awav. tS ! D.',-.,.,,, , l ' '"'" - hf ' i »"> Ui'ade: iM.irv Beth homon.i ' ' •* . . '•'> I''" i.mi nt u( UK. .-irmv in ui ii.r i .... . • ' v , ., .. v. . ... i shock to you. H did lo me. loo. Usually my Christ mas list --whether you can fill il- or not — is longer than a hor>e player's twilight. But this year it's story. Il isn't thai I hav on .he service you past. Ami I haven'l Santa, old pal. Me gu.ia — we'll a!w: you. IIV. just that 1 w Iliim-s 1 really did know (hat you can hard thai .MJII lina don't waul il. And ilon'l -,',-ant il. \oi! ^/l^^i ^ : , /ikm__ Wanna know a swell gift fer a rabbit, Doc? Give him a brush to brush his hare! nt of the Army lo ol'fei young men eighteen years of age • one-year enlistment term, with'" a choice ol service ;n either liie US Xr.uiv .n- the (/s, Ail- Foi ce. Young i-'"''i chuoMnn the US Air Force -••-'<-1 be sent lo Sheppai-d Air Foi e.e I'aso at \\';.-hita Falls, Texas lor ' as.'e training while those eiioos- mi' tin..- I S Arinv \vill be Sent to Camp Chalice. Ft. Smith, Arkan! ' ••" lor i in ini! i L;. Anvoiu- Mitere.vted io one of th>.--e : -;i" year terms of enlistment, can '•''I- 1 " e.'iiiniete in! orn la I ioi i bx' -'•''.in.; al the Kei-'-uitioj.! Sia'.ion. Legion to Hold Important Meet Thursday Night Mercury Continues Upward, 26 Degrees Last Night La.u night was colder than tin season,;! 1.,-.-, Sunday ou,ht aceimi n:e lo l-.'.\|..eniliei:t Suiliiji; ri. i uri.i which revealed a new lo-.v ol 2IJ oe giee.s. 'I'iji.. high teniperalure )o .ne i^eiiud eiidii!-' at 7 a.m. lo'ie v,;.. i(j degree.-. 'I'e.-u-rtia\'-, reao i!:e silo\ ; .eii 1'7 ' i'.-^'. !'-.:e:'. ' gadgets esseil- — a ball point won't write, a won't light, an watch Dial's 1 got most of th tial lo civili/ed life lountaiii pen that face atk'igaret lighter that another j unbreakable wrist being repaired. What else is there new silk robe or a ra/.or. Still have the and the cheap black plastic razor the army gave me five \vars ago. Still like -ejii. too. Slill like mv old aiioy shoes, for that matter. Guss. ii there's another war, f'll get another pair free. Nope. Santa, liier trying any mure. 1 .save me, of a ,':i!ig lor Chi.stmas. Louis, N ov. :i() — f/1'') Police made public a letter purport- disclusing a romance between ing mother and a l!5-year-old who admitted slaying her baby boy. neleclive Sgl. Waller Kil/.mann said the letter i.s in writing similar to Mrs. Belly Jean Nichols, whose two-year-old child, Joseph, .was beaten lo death in a St. Louis ' Don't want a^hotel room. fancy electric i William Pollard, a former old red wool | menial patient, was arrested by fiscal yen i- beginning July .1. There has been no official announcement of how the $14,400,000,000 will be divided among the services after $600,000,000 is set aside for stockpiling critical ma- reliable sources said today Chi- However, there has been spe'cu-' lation that the army probably would get about $5,000,000,000. no use in me n'l think, to thing I want stoics an; chockfuM year. But those are wanted last year or e I i i a t. w h i,-11 I i i e y "vc v.-oi o out nil tho.,e i-r or not 1 : .-ot what :wi I haven 1 ! yet iig- new want.-, to Mia Ihe Fiil in Uiicai-o .Nov. L'.'i. three days after the baby's body was found in a hotel room dresser drawer. Officers said he confessed beating the child lo death when its cries annoyed him. Kiixmatiii said the letter was taken from Pollard's suitcase when he was arrested. The letter. released yesterday by L'il/.mann, was addressed lo "Dear Mother Pollard". Pollard's mother is Mrs. May Pollard of Cincinnati. Il rcaa in part'. "I in.-g you. mom. chance (o prove r.:y your soli and to pr mm a i-ood v. ife a . x\ A K.rd. know Bill n:,s shov, eii II;L- m so He loves my two so! i.-.-, o'A n x Ni L'tiols. '2\. ^ Sub-Freezing Temperatures Hit Arkansas Little Rock. Nov. 30 — (/TV-Sub- freex.ing temperatures chilled Arkansas again today as the mercury dropped to 1SI at Gilbert. Little Rock had a 31-degree low foi its coldest reading of the season. The U. S. Weather Bureau predicted rising temperatures for tomorrow and Thursday, with colder weather siateil again Friday. Cold spots over Ihe .state this morning included: Harrison, 20; Oznrk 23 Ft. Smith and Uarda- nelle 24. and Batesville and Camden 25.' Cold Weather Moves South Chicago, Nov. :«) -— (A 1 ) -- Colder weather moved into the flooded areas of the southland today, adding further discomfort to the; many made homeless by rain-flooded river.--,'. Skies were mostly clear over the flood regions of Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee but temperatures, in parts of those and oilier southern states dropped. Readings in the Stl's were reported in parts of Alabama, Georgia and Tenuehseu, while Vicksburg, Miss., had JoW of 2!l today. No heavy rain was foieeast in the South a:s river flood wests moved downstream, carrying the threat to middle and southern portions of Georgia and Alabama. Flood warnings still were posted irom north Georgia lo southern Alabama. Fllond waters poured over thousands of acres of lowland 'in South Carolina. j Across the county. generally, ifair and colder weather prevailed itoday. The mercury dipped to near the zero mark in some party ot ihe 'country's coldest belt, which extended Iron! the Rockies over the" north centra! region. Low marks included 3 above at Butte, Mont., and F.agie. Culo. Must Turn in Wednesday Tomorrow (Wednesday. December ! ' is the deadline 'for vctei- ;:ns to lorn in bids for balanci- of ' .'a'i'l ii\ the Soutiuvesterii Proving ! Ground aica. Jerome Smith. i'u j charge of the local surplus, land eusj.us.J ofiice said today. lUr. Smith indicated Uuit pi _ir- ! livally eveiy bit e!' the land had I :-.-eu liiii on ;u-.d that a draw;n;; is j neci ssary en mest of the tracts iTh. 1 drawing he;, been set for uesdav. l)ecenu,cr M.

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