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Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex. H. Washburn This Guy Has No Sense of Humor The editor gels downtown late this irnmgy morning, opens up his mai land i'inds a letter that would ruin even a good day. It's from Emniet, but I'll draw the cloak oi Christian charily over the writer's name, and one paragraph of the epistle will give you his Irame ot mind: "Dear ICdiior: This juvenile delinquency that is sweeping our land is the reward that Satan the devil is paying the people for teaching the youth ol our land these Christina.-; Santa Claus and Easter Bunny lies—lor Iliere are no bigger lies than these." I could say several things. I could say that two generations ago ;> little girl wrote a famous New York newspaper and asked the editor lo say it wasn't so—what they were saying about Santa Claus. And the editor assured her: Yes. Virginia, there is a Santa Clans. You can't prove there isn't. And why try? It's a muggy morning the signs point to a bad if you have Christmas heart you don't care WEATHER FORECAST Arktin.'ins: Cloudy arid miid with scattered showers this afternoon, tonight and Wcilm -d,iv 50TH YEAR: VOL. 50 NO. 51 Stor of Hnpa 1899; Press 1927 Consolidated Januorv 18, 192". HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1948 (AP(—Means AsyjcmteO Pros* INEA)—-Moons Newspaper Enterprise Ass n. PRiCE 5c day is like. But if Ihe faith, then all day: days. Ami the- world growlini: already. and nil clay— but in your what "the don't have are growl y h:is enough iViy correspondent in Emmet has no sense of humor, of a talent for imiuir know thai the ;,our tempts to cast on and not much —or he would doubt he at- 'ie Christina season is neither original nor inter- tional capitlal.'i Peipiir'. Dec. 14 —(/P) — Peiping was isolated today, with Communist armies almost knocking at her walls. Authorities closed the south air field, last air link with the outside world. Peiping's west field was closed y c s t e r d a y. Nationalist ground troops were reported looting the west field today. Passenger traffic was halted on Ihe Peiping-Ticntsin railway, only land link with the outside the Communists do not control. This action was taken because of troop movements. Closing of Peiping's two air fields was not so simply explained. Well placed quarters said Gen. Chow Jib Jou, head of the Chinese air force, ordered the air force to withdraw without consulting Gen. Fu Tso-yqi, Nationalist commander on the northern fronts. (Associated Press Correspondents elsewhere reported 105 Nationalist planes from Peiping arrived at Tsingtao, U. S. marines base in China, and an equally large number at the crowded air- i fields around Nanking, Chinese na- Righis Movement Not Failure Says Thurmosid Savannah, Ga., Dec. 14 —(/P)— Both Gov. J. Strom Thurmond of South Carolina and Gov. Fielding L. Wright of Mississippi say they do not regard the Slates Rights movement as a failure or a dead issue. The statement came as presidential electors throughout the nation yesterday cast official vote:; for presidenlial and vice presidential candidates. Thurmond, the States Rights Democrats' presidential candidate, said not one" of the presidential electors States Rights had asken to Los Angeles, Dec. 14 — W) —Bul- Chiang Kai-Shek Not Showing War Strain be released lo vote for President Truman. He added thai neither had the parly voluntarily released any of them. "We had to make the fight, we did to preserve the principle of States Rights. We have demonstrated that the South is independent and no longer can be a doormat for anybody." Thurmond said. Thurmond and Wright, the Slates Rights Democratic presidential and vice presidential candidates, governors' conference on regional were in Savannah for the southern education. Nanking, China, Dee. 14 — (.<?)— President Chinag Kai-shek, showing little war strain, entertained ECA Director Paid Hoffman and other American officials at a stale dinner tonight. Vice President Li Tsung Jen j •made one of his rare public 1 ap- : poarances at the dinner along with | . . ,,,,,., ,. ,ether high officials of; lets ended Ihe life and unhappy ro- !Chiang's government. i mance of Patricia Styles, 25, beau- j llellinaii is .scheduled In leave tiful blonde radio and film actress 'tomorrow for Korea, via Shanghai. and daughter of radio entertainer Hal Styles, and loft her estranged suitor seriously wounded. | Nathan N. Sugarman. 43, head of i an auctioneering and business liq- J uidating concern, suffered wounds j in his leg and head. i Detective Lt. E. W. Smith said Miss Styles did the shooting. which started as the couple sat talking in an automobile and ended when she collapsed beside the car, By WAYNE OLIVER New York, Dec. 14 —l/P)- Mem- jbcrs of James C. Pelrillo's Amer- csting. Two generations cc.s;:or told a child and caused her i newspaper for the generations the newspapers been reprinting 11 ler to Virginia— griintied adult h ago his prede- the same thing i write to her truth. For two have Let- at editor's uid now a dis- ;; to si art. the aiu by writing 'jy, not of th-. . bul of what made Virginia jditor in the lirst The withdrawal deprived Fu of air support at a most critical time. All si.yns indicated the days of Nationalist rule of. Peiping arc about ended. Nevertheless Fu issued a special communique claiming he won his first "real battle" against forces of Gen. Lin Piao, top Red Manchuri- still firing at the fleeing Sugar-jican Federation of Musicians will man She was dead when pohcc_ar- end their 11 .1-2 month recording ban this afternoon. The signing of a new five-year this I contract between the union and' Ihe Iphonogiaph record companies will rived. Hospital attendants said Sug- larman's conditin was good. I Lt. Smith pieced together I story: Fu said his troops trounced Lin's fourth column yeslcrday in a battle seven miles north of Peiping. The communique said the 15,000 |Communis troops were beaten back Miss Slylcs and Sugarman had been in love for some lime, but quarrelled and broke up several months ago. Recently he announced his engagemnt to another woman. Yesterday Miss Styles asked him lo drive her to a friends home. , They paused to lalk in North Hol| ly wood and suddenly Miss Styles I took a pistol from her purse and I began shooting. One bullet creased Anglelon. Tex.. Dec. 14 — l/P) —jSugarman's head. Ho fled from the The decapitation last night of. one car - Another bullet struck his leg. to- I Miss Styles shot herself in the head. She half fell out of the car, firing a lasl shot at Sugarman as she collapsed. Free Enterprise Is Tv/o -Way Street for Labor Unions. Too By JAMES THRASHER A lot of businessmen used to think that free enterprise was a During the night, sporadic gunfire was audible in Peiping. It appeared to become more distant early this morning. (.iic-way street. Some of them still do. They were opposed to any government regulation—or, as they called it. interference — in business. A I. Hie .same time they favored strong legal restriction of labor union activities. They fought Ihe Ntw Deal, but tile New Deal won. From the recent election resultr.:. it still seem.; to be \vinnin;:. And some of the New Deal's changes—things like the S1CC and the Wagner Act — were brought about by the business theories and practices of these men. jsional taint from college football But the Mew Deal didn't cure i in the opinion of the nation's sports the habit of thinking of free enter-I writers. prise as a one-way street. The only | Almost to the man writers par- nifference now i;; that "the habit: jticipating in the Associated Press' has been acquired by a different set. of people who lliink of the one- way traffic as going in the opposite direction. One of these people is Philip Murray, president of'the CIO. It is clear from his recent statements that he is opposed to government Now called York Dec. M — (tl'i— The so- "sar.ily code" has failed in Jls purpose to remove the profes- year-end poll said they had failed to notice any effect of the code this year and many crilicized il as "not enforceable." The code was adopted by the Athletic asso- interterence in collective bargaining or regulation of almost any union action short of violence. But he favors strong legal restrictions of business. In an interviev,' published by the United Stales News. Mr. Murray told members of that magazine's skiff what he believes labor does and dors not w.mt from government, lie advocated immediate that have attempted to ivinlroiluclion of the Wagner Act, i while "others disregard National Collegiate ciation last winter. Specifically it prohibited aid to athletes that is not available to any and said he could not comp any h'.vKhition that could prove more suecessi:il than it had been. He did not want injunctions, lie thought UK- cuiiris could stop in when; picketing resulted in violence • lu'cu of any ban on .-ling. Ik- opposed non- affidavits. .-.ainsl boycotts and for notices. Cut did not lo prohibit the one He opposed unions for other student and forbade colleges to offer financial inducements to boys of athletic ability. The code gave the NCAA the right to punish member schools for any violation." It's the opinion of Bill Burke of the Salina (Kas.i Journal that the code has weakened some learns follow il the code day was blamed on homosexual lacks he had made on other prisoners. This theory of the cause was advanced by the prison system's general manager. O. B. Ellis, in a telephone interview from Huntsville, said Clarence William Redwine, he murdered man. had been accused of two homosexual attacks. 'This is behind it, I believe," Ellis said. Redwine was killed as the 200 prisoners marched put of the mess lall at Retrieve prison farm near here. Teday, Ellis reported thai. no progress had' been made in finding .he person or persons who killed the 38-year-old convict. He also said the weapon had not been found. Ellis said Ihe slaying apparently occurred this way. but he stressed that, his reeor><!i ruction v.'iis >'tUcfC- ly an assumption: A group or prisoners at one end ot the mess hall began talking loudly to distract the attention of the tw^o prison employes present. Then one man slapped a hand over Redwine's mouth while an other cut off his head with a small knife. The prison system manager said there was little hope of solvin" the case soon. He declared that any prisoners taking part or viewing the murder would be afraid to talk. "Ho was one of our most motori- ous inmates," Ellis said. "His record for making trouble is among the lop half dozen for Ihe entire system." Redwine was serving five terms ranging from five lo Ifi years for robbery by assault He entered the prison June 28, 1941, from Har- DC followed immediately by the first recording sessions since Jan. 1. for the AFL instrumentalists. The formality will put inlo of- . ... feet an agreement reached last Oc-'whcn he took office two tobcr but held in abeyance pond ing a government okay of the legal- Tokyo. Dec. 14 — (UrM -- The Japanese diet voted today to demand the resignation of Premier Shigeru Yoshida because of amorous advances Finance Minister Sanroku Izumiyama made to two women diet members while intoxicated from saki wine. Mrs. Halsuye Yamashita set off an uproar in the diet when she accused Ixumiyama of cmbarrasing her in the house restaurant yester day evening. His other accuser was Mrs. Toshi Matsuo. As a result of the charges, I/.umiyama resigned his cabinet post and his position as a diet member. A special diet committee had been appointed by that lime to oust him from his official posts. Izumiyama offered no defense for his action. But, he said, his wife had promised to remain by his side despite Ihe women's ac- cusalions. Opposition parties were quick to make political capital of the incident, since Yoshida announced months govern- At Hope city hall this morning approxmately "7000 acres of land in the Southwestern Proving Ground was sold to 30 successful bidders at a public drawing in charge of the local Surplus Land Disposal office. The veterans paid over $50.000 for the land. It included bids from Hi! veterans who made 304 offers on the 3(j tracts remaining for sale .This leaves only a small portion of the original 55.000 in the war plant site. Only a few hundred acres are fenced up as unsafe due to possible uncxploded shells, bombs and rockets which wore tested here during the war. By OVID A. MARTIN Atlantic City. N. J.. Dec (/I 1 )—President Allan B. Klin? 11 — of thr- | American Farm Bureau Federa- Parl of the reservation was soldjtK'ti deU.iicd lod.iv f new rtopies- ago the thal he would rid of "scandals." Mrs. Yamashita told a diet com- niittce today thai Ihe finance min- bless|islcr came into Ihe house rcslau- ily of a union welfare fund financed by royallies on records. The government gave it: ings last night. Attorney General ] rant yesterday" eveningTand began lorn c. Clark, and Solicitor Wil'teasing the waitresses. "I thought he was quite bold," Mrs. Yamashita said. I ex- , cups of sake (rice' wind) with him. A cabinet vice last year and the remainder this year with original owners taking back most of the land, on a priority basis. The drawing today was necessary because more than one V eto1 'an bid on pratieally every tract. The drawing was in charge of members of. the American Legion and VFW, who selected the group. to be administered by an impartial i c i vm cod two trustee, was le.:ul under (he Taft cnan ^ a uvo Hartley act. The S25.000 a year trustee will be sion can not be prevented by resort to price controls and rationing. Jn a ken.ote :.perch ptr-pareil for his organization's 30th annual: convention Kline s.ud the bir;gert problem facing the nation is the possibility of another "boom and bust" cycle, He said the country is in the It included: Joe Jones of the Amur- midst of a 'great inflation Miss Styles' father, who has been! Samuel 11. Roaenbaum. The fund is on various radio programs here for years and operates a radio school, rushed to the shooting scene and hysterically struggled with policemen to see his daughter's body. Miss Styles lived with her divorced mother, Mrs. Dorothy Styles. expected to produce .$2,000.000 a year and will be used to hire jobless musicians to give free public concerts mid for tare purposes. At least two of other union wcl- the four big rec- ris county. Ellis said confusion in there was so much the mess hall that it St. Lotus, .J)«.-. l<i &:&)-,A .turnr,' of Southwestern Bell Telephone company employes has received permission from its international executive board to call a strike any time it believes a peaceful settlement of a nine-month wage contract dispute is impossible." The union, division 20 of the communications workers of America, also by a mail poll of its 50,000 members in Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas has been given authority to strike. Contract talks scheduled to be resumed today got nowhere yesterday. Negotiators failed to agree on any of the issues involved, a union spokesman said. The parties on the question of hourly wages are 8.3 cents apart. The company has offered increases averaging 6.7 cents an hour and the union is asking increases averaging 15 cents. •without mass Communist 1U (iO-day strike favor anv la to build strong it hasn't even scouts under- Gone Sullivan iMo.) News and continue teams.' 1 "In our section sent the talent ground" observed of the St. Joseph Press. Coaches commenting on the issue said they had noticed little effect. Coach John Barnhill of Arkansas said the code acts as a "big stick'' over .sonic schools that might otherwise disregard the reement. Coach Leo Meyer of was impossible to learn full details of the slaying immediately. "All we know is that his head was cut off by an inknown inmate of weapon used orri companies—RCA. Victor Columbia—lined up artists to start, recording Hie moment the contract j was signed. A third. Capitol, also planned a quick start, but officials of Dccca said they were in no rush. There was doubt whether many of the post-ban recordings would find their way to store shelves in time for Christmas trade. Pelrillo's union called a halt to recording activities Dec. 31. of last year when its old contract with the industry expired. That contract, like the present one, prodvidcd for .-ayallies on r'lcoroX However, the welfare fund was under sole control of the union—an arrangement prohibited by the Tuft-Hartley act —and a new contract with that provision could not be made. The union refused to make further recordings until a plan could be worked out for the benefit of musicians who Petrillo said were thrown out of work by "mechanical competition" of records used on the radio and in coin-operated phonographs. While the ban kept top American bands and instrumentalists from making new recordings, some new recordings have been made overseas and in Mexico and some in this country with local backgrounds. Trade sources also reported that some members of Petrillo's union secretly made recordings under assumed names during the ban. minister came into the room and I/iumiyama drank with him. "Then I7.umiyama sat next to I me and said, 'it's dull here, let's go out.' He pulled me into the corridor by force." After a tussle, she said, Ixumi- yama embraced lean Legion, LaGrone Williams of VFW, Miss Nell Coffee and Miss Sue O'Steen. picked by the Legion. Mrs. Hardean Davis, Mrs. Ruth Fenwick, Mrs. Pearl Hollis and Mrs. Martha Lee Willis. It was necessary to draw Wl names, "Historically, without exception, such inflations have been followed' by donations," he said. "tt is absolutely essential," he added, 'that such a doUalion.be avoided this time. It would not only ruin agriculture, bu' would Attending 'and helping in the have icpeicusoium. On e.onnnx drawing today was C. H. McClain. director of surplus property disposal, Washington. D.C. "Then he did something which I cannot describe," she continued. "Then lie bit my left cheek. 1 slapped his face and ran awav. 'Just before that, I told him he should not bo drunk at a time when government workers were anxious about the new basic wage schedule and the supplementary budget bill." "But he said, 'when you're drunk you don't give a dam about such things.'" Asserting there was "no rcnson for the insult," Mrs. Yam.ashita said, she and the other 14 women diet members stood up for election particularly 'to protect the nation's women against such men like Iqumiyama." She denied reports that she herself was intoxicated. Mrs. Matsuo, the other victim, told reporters that I/umiyama grabbed her hand. She added she did not want to make an issue out of it. "I agree there whould be a definite etiquette between men and women diet members, but I do not want to do anything like what Mrs, Yamashita did. "I think most men, after all, are like Izumiyuma." the governments should ban juris- di'.'tionol strikes. lie thought the right granted employers to talk freely lu worker:: before a bargaining-agent election was one of the vicirju:; provisions of the Ti.lt- Harllev Law. Jn sh::rl. !\lr. Murray thinks the poi, pie ;.nd flu- government should ; accept his asriiroi.ci.- that all union officers ;MH! members are people of \vi:-d(ui: and ;;ood failh. and then 'I 1 ire inipiurie to any legal curbs on union activities. her hand. Mr. Murray ie-ss and industry need y curbs. Ii; his annual he CIO convention he didn't think Texas Christian said he felt it would be u great thin., parlies adhered for football if all to the provisions. off and thai the type also is unknown.' Z. E. Harrelson. assistant war- don at Retrieve, said Redwine's head was found lying on a table about two feet from his body. The warden said he believed a large knife was used. No weapon was found on any Harrelson said. The only prison at the time Santo Doesn't Hove Trouble With Kids, Grownup Presents ore Tough .Rome Dec. 14. Italian government. (UP) — The announced o" By HAL BOYLE New were a steward in the kitchen and a picket guard at the door, the warden said. "It all happened so quickly and qrietly it was over before anyone York —(fl'i— Santa Claus the inmates, "ad a problem. j "I don't have any trouble pick- guards present i"S presents for the children," he realised what had happened,"' added. Redwine was killed as the prisoners marched out of the mess hall wrotc. "But these grownups many of them want books. 'But what book? I don't have much time to read, and this year the dad-blamed publishers came lie lout with about 0.000 new titles. Can to tanks (dormitories! and culls, Harrelson Redwine was 31! years old. Ellis said that with good be- you imagine anybody in mind wadinfi books'.' How again'.'" So, for the compiled a tentative through 9()00| about helping right new me books to sent to year I list of famous t ] Little Rock, Dec. M —i.V>--A Ne- '.-•ro attorney said today he believe;! i three plaintiffs had withdrawn : l'-oii! a lawsuit alleging racia, dis- havior Redwine could have been | around the world. Hyar 'tis discharged in lOoj; but "at the rale I good lun: he was going il would have been) How To Stop Worrying KHUi." i start Living -- George Bel Truman. Laughter in the Next Room Your noisy neighbors. Guard of Honor — Ma.j. Harry Vaiuih'.i. The J-l(.i;::e Without a Roof. — Your landlord. Ordeal by Planning —- Th" National Associaion of Real Estate Courtis, A Man Called White John Kankin. The Tax Dodgers — Sli-h — Any body. Economic Security and vidual Freedom — Gargaiitua. The Sky is lied —- The Committee on Un-American Activities. A Guide to Confident Gabriel Heatter. Gen. Rep. Covered By Heavy Fog By United Press He said H tendons twic m the Fort Smilh lattempted U Bugs Burimy ijt m SHOPPING V&Yi T_O_CKrciSTAUS_ ™7\7\r v v' i i' ==>J vY\ school system because of lion. 'I am reasonably certain the I three were intimidated." said J.: liobi-rl Hooker uf Little Rock, one i "' liK ' attorneys representing plauilitl's ui the action. r ihi,.'e ol Ihe ten Negroes whose names appeared on the petition ti'-L'd in K'doral court at Fon Smith last week said yesterday they had uUiuri/.ed attorneys to make parties to ihe adi'iii. The a/i: Oelbert Richardson, icey Joienburger and Ossiu lad escaped once. cape four times. av,d had sp t m most of his time in ! prison in solitary confinement. sorted B-y United P More layufls backs w.-re ri.-i U-ivd in,JusUu. •enss and production cut ortei.l today in aeat- Wit' snowball season here, I've got me a new motto. From now on, Doc, i aini to pleasel Shaw. The Man in the Street — Georgi. Gallup and Elmo Roper. Crusade in Europe — Stalin. No Place to Hide — Whiltakei Chambers. Tomorrow Will Be Better—The Republican parly. Theory of Hairnony — Moioiov A Mask for Privilege — an aulo mobile dealer. The American Language— .Sam Goldwyn and Leo Durocher. The Loved One — Tommy Mai:Ville. The Old Beauty — Peg:';,' Hop kins Joyce. The Gathering Storm — Your !o titl weather foreaster. 1'ootloose in France —lieu Charles Do Gaulle. The ' Gesture ••-- Norman Tiio;o;i.-= The World is Not Enough--- Thi .Soviet Politburo. Tov.'aru an L'nkno-.Yti Station * Tli,.imas K. Ucwey. The Nightmare of Americar. F'-r i'i;;n Policy — Chiang Kai-shek. King of the Wind Ickes." The Roo.-e\'e!l Mvlli — : Field Mar.--.haI Montgome: | Vo:i Can C'iMe-i.e the ' We;-1 brook Pei'ler. \ Smile Please -- John L. Ol'lic.' MaiiauemeM — ID:! ;P;ir:u-!! Thomcu.-. .Old, i capture Hu: Castle --ere Ti uman. Mysteries of Blair Hou. Knock on Any owner jr — Mine. The po- Aslonishinont —The Heavy fog covered a wide portion of Ihe middle west today bul the weather bureau reported that the nation had escaped the brunt of a cold wave bearing down from Canada. Meanwhile, the threat of serious floods was abating in the Pacific ] northwest. Forecasters said that a cold air which formed in the Yukon and started southward inlo the U. S. had changed its course and was proceeding eastward today along the Canadian border. The eoldesl spot in the country hull-1 was at Culbauk, Mont., where Ihe mercury showed -1 below. International Falls. Minn., reported 1-1 below. It was -1-1 below /.ero at the community of Suag in the Yuku'i lerritory. By comparison, Miami and Shreveporl enjoyed balmy 70- degree temperatures. The fog belt in the midwest lay for the second straight day across centra! Ohio. Indiana and' Illinois. Weather experts said it was not so widcsprea das (lie fog that lay over Ihe area Monday and that it'would disappear by this afternoon. U. S. engineers in Oregon, mean- fieially today that it had signed its first postwar treaty with Russia, calling for total exchanges of $100,000,000 worth of • goods an nually. The announcement said thy agreement was si/ine'iV in- Moscow Dec,' IL ' •'" '• ' ••'"• The treaty, n three-part document covering war reparations, commercial exchanges and commerce and navigation, has been in the making since Aug. 12. Under its terms !J3 warships will be turned over to the Russians under the terms of the Italian peace treaty. The first of them, the battleship Guilio Cesare, is being readied at Augusta, Sicily, for the trip to Odessa. The ships will be sent in five separate groups beginning Jan. 15, 1940. Under Ihe reparations agree rneiit Russia accepts as partial payment all Italian wealth in Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria. The difference between the amount due in reparations to Russia and the value of Italian properties in those counctrios will be paid in industrial products. in this country and everyone everywhere Kline said pionos.ils aio bom", made thai the government restab- lish ))i ice routiols uhuc ili'm of. scarce m.il'ii.il, and i itiont 1 )-;, n measuii 1 101 stabih.'m tn economy "Lit ic- be ,1 little cautious," h 1 urged. "about substituting th (> clumsy techniques of i,ovt.) rimei t controls for Hit. ;loiinus futuu 1 ot a free entoipiisi Mt,tcm in thi counli\ ' The t.ii m leadti "-aid (he pie?enl inflation i, moneUiiy ' in na lure. He o.ud it it-iUtU Ihc iart that ruiiuicv in < u ouUition and deposit', in bai.K has gone up from $06200,000,000 in 1%0 lo S1GD,- 000,000 last StpUmhcr in Little Rock, Dec. 14 --(/!')-- Keep your finders crossed. There may be a while Christmas this year. The weather bureau isn't making a definite forecast (here will be snow on Dec. 25, but accord- past 7;'i years iiius.s of j ing to records of the il is a possibility. Last night Santa Claus visited! Hope and so did practically every kid in this section to make it ono of the largest crowds ever lo greet Old Saint Nick here. And the youngsters loved it; even though most of (hern were weary before Santa put in.his.ap-, pcarance The Hope High School band; started the affair off by marchinj; downtown and playing several Christmas songs for the crowd! Station • KXAll interviewed dozens of kiddies on what they wanted for Christmas Santa was supposed to put in his appearance at i> o'clock and he did but was in an ,m plant cu cbng the town. When some of the crowd had started to leave he finally ar rived in a slick convertible and was promptly mobbed. Santa will be in Hope every day Ibis week and will talk with the kids at 1:30 and -i:.'JO p.m. each day on a program that will be broadcast. So if the youngster.! didn't get to talk with him Monday night they may do so any day thi-. wi-i 1 Thursday afternoon. December 1(5, has been sel aside for thii Negro children of Hope and old Santa will find out what they want at 1:30 and -1:30 p.m. Arkansas usually gets a white Christmas once every 15 years, one forecaster reported, and (lie last time snow fell on that day was in iu;;,'j. Should snow blanket the stale on that date, it will be quite a change from-the summer-like weather in Arkansas this we<-k. The mercury climbed to iil) degrees yesterday at Fort Smith and _ Texarkana. A record high temper- B V Thc Associated ature for Dec. 13 in Little Rock i rllt ri> ^>i Rlc in was recorded when the nvreury ' L ' iiai '*'" the luilion i jumped to 7!i at -I p. in. This was i lillir| l ' '" ul - m the previous i^-'ighbui in • Nicaiagua looted to a special meeting ot the organiza- Press ,u\Lirim«jt, iiud'kd by '"" •• 1'OUX three degrees above record set in 1'J'JV. Thi- weather bureau said the warm weather will be followed by a eold front, expected lo move into Herbert i »'hiie. ivportled (hat they had nhan- 'heels ol dod plans to start emergency I flood operations alum; the U'i!l:i- | rnette river which flows through 'the slate's most populated area| Col. O. E. Wal.-h .said free/nu: j weather and abating rainfall had i li.'ssened floods which had driven 700 persons Iron) their humcj along the river. The Willamette's en-si is expect— IK-nry eu to reach Portland ton will be three, feet below iloocl Garden Clubs in Charge of Home Decoration Contest U Arkansas rain. tonight on the to Try Opening i.&A. tion ot \IIH in ton tod i\ to Aim . ti_ m u Dip'omaUi. siou luaN JMU't all Statt , I'l W I .A Mli tin Ci ntt.il lUlhoiilKt, in Wdbh- faci-finding commss- lo ie- N bt s^ i t bv ijl in iKiiiiu-d inva Tbi lull Kit in f lu chai i 'in )'u i o i to IL i up oi Lun nunisi NiLd ;;u.iiu nn-ii dioMUaid m uliii- uiiiioims and ( o^ta jinlitii il evil s Ti> NH ii i um 'u\i. innu nt has foimdU iRii^d uii\ lout.-. tutye UU all Jin u ui inn Isti i - lid ii.s 'JpV- t ih d tin 'n.;hsrn 11 For- Tli ijjioi-js. Ark.. has been Ppooiti d ehuinilan oi a now 1:0111- inltee seeking I'ehauihtaUon of the iissou;': i^: Arkansas railroad. The eoii::iatl;.-e was formed here esterday alter the lormer cili- •ns eoiuiintti-e wa.-i disbanded. .1. B. Lambeil. Hi-leiia, nt tl s )t Cul. J rebel-. In pi i >. b I U u mil t i C i U Kic i L I I 1 Hll-, \ i i 1 ill d . Continued on by (our inu an lUidvtt'i-. page two C of C Board to Meet on Thursday i b 1 pi llltlvJ j'l n I kick, III II IS ,il •

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