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ur Doily B r e o d Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex. H. Washburr White Christmas WEATHER FORECAST 1 Arkansas: Fair and warmer ill nlternoon and tonight. Tue:;da partly cloudy with lUtle change i temperature. 50TH YEAR: VOL. 50 — NO. 56 Stor of Hope 1899; Press 1927 Consolidated January 18, 192V HOPE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1948 IAK)—Maans Associated P'csi tNEA)—Means newspaper Enterprise Ass n. It Hod Its Austere Side The 17-inch snow which blanketed Northeastern states this week-end points to the fabled White Chrisl- ,mas of song and story. And while Mt's more or less a romantic illusion down South I feel it my duty as a native of the snow counlry lo recall the cold facts. On Ihe favorable side, a snowbound counlry docs have these things to offer you: Bobslcdding behind a team in a farm wagon whose wheels have been removed and replaced vyith snow-runners; coasting down hill on a sled; skiing and skating; and driving through the Winter night with a girl in a cutler drawn by a fast mare. ht On the unfavorable side, I have thai in the E your feet never get warm; and, snow being a very unstable article, the ground alternates between hard ice and mclU'vg slush. This would be bearable for a couple of clays, but on a Winter-long schedule it fills you wilh the thought ol Southern lands. And I have a detailed indictment even against the iavorablc qualities of the snow counlry. Take skiing, for instance. You can have it. The highest jump I *-ever made was about six feet. You have to remember two things about skiing: (1) To keep your toes pointed outward on the plunge down the ski run; and (2) to dig in' your heels at the moment of Ihe •take-off. But the last thing I have It) say about skiing is that sooner or lalcr you forgot—and that wraps up the subject of skiing. Another romantic subject is ice- skating. But the things you don't hear about it outside of the snow country are things like the time a crowd of us kids were skating * merrily on a good-sized pond ana somebody rode -a Shetland pony out on the ice and broke through —putting us all in the water and sending us shivering home on a mile-long hike, disgruntled knights in icy armor. And about that moonlight ride in a cutter drawn by a fast marc —I'll give you the lowdown on that, Washington, Dec. 20 —(/Pi— The Supreme court today refused to interfere with the international military tribunal which condemned former Premier Tojo and six other Japanese war lords to death. The court by a vote of G-l decided it had no authority over the Gin Operator Shot to Death Near Blythevilie Blytheville, Dec, 20 — (IP) — A Joiner, Ark., cotton gin operator was shot to death near here early today and officers arrested .a man they said admitted firing the fatal bullet in self defense. The victim was David Chery Byrd, Jr., 31. Nick D. Tittle, 53, operator of two Osccola, Ark., night clubs, was . . held without charge in the Missis-1| cio nts"of thc^anti-Com'munist "vili- sippi county jail here. |. ]go of stolpe fled into the western' sectors Germans Flee as French Give Reds Small Area By JOHN B. MCDERMOTT Berlin. Dec. 20 —(UP)-- Rcsi Byrd was Fly Inn. a shot down outside the restaurant about five miles northwcsl ot Blylheville, French of Berlin today alter occupation troops handed With this decision the Supreme court turned down requests by convicted Japanese wartime officials thai it: 1. Consider their appeals j 2. Declare the international tri-! bunal illegal; 3. Order their immediate release. The refusal presumably seals the doom of Tojo and the other six who were sentenced to die on the gallows. General MacArthur confirmed their sentences, but stayed the executions until the supreme court acted. Justice Murphy dissented from Ihe court's dcicision but wrote no opinion. irom what the argument stemmed. Justice Rutlcdgc reserved dcci- j . sion at this time and said thai announcement of his vole would be made later on. Justice Jackson took no part in the final vote. j The other six members of the j high court — Chief Juslice Vinson | and Justices Black, Redd, Frank- I 'Curler. Douglas, and Burton—said | in a brief, unsigned opinion: the village and 350 acres of rich to the Russians. French military authorities dc nicd officially the Russians had forced them to withdraw in rcpris al for the demolition of the Ber lin radio aerial lowers lasl week Bui French officials admitted pri vately (hat the withdrawal was in the nature of a strategic retreat presumably to soften possible So viet reprisals in connection with the incident. The French explained officially "We are satisfied that the tribu nal sentencing these petitioners is ! not a tribunal of the United Stales. I "The United Stales and other al- i lied countries conquered and now occupy and control Japan. General Douglas MacArthur has been se shortly after last midnight. Hc died (farmland over in a Blytheville hospital at 0:30 a. m. Deputy Sheriff E. E. Barbour quoted Tittle as saying ho fired on Byrd with a .38 pistol when Byrd advanced on him with a coal shovel and declared he was going jto "get him." A shovel was lying beside Byrd on Ihe ground when Barbour and other officers arrived at the scene. The deputy sheriff said the shoot ing apparently resulted from a old argument between the two men. - - - - .. Hc added, however, that Byrd and " ear Slope had made the vilage Tittle apparently had "made up" ° £ several hundred use ess to the when thcv shook hands several French, and had intended origin 1 I hours bcorc the shooting. Barbour al] y to use lts land for construction said hc had been unable to learn of an airport. The town, five miles inside the Soviet zone north of Berlin and ust outside the French zone of the former German capital, had been n the hands of Frnech occupalion aulhotities under Ihe lerms of a 1945 agrement in which the Russians ceded it to France. The British-licensed newspaper Telegraf reported that the meadows at Stolpe already had been reoccupied by the Russians in reprisal for blasting Russia's number lecled and is acting as the supreme commander for the allied powers. The military tribunal sentencing these petitioners (the Japanese) has been set up by General MacArthur as the agcnl of the allied powers. I "Under the foregoing circtim- 1 stances the courts of the United States have no power or authority to review, to affirm, set aside or annul the judgments and sentences ifnposcd on these petitioners and for this reason the motions for leave to file petitions for writ for habeas corpus arc denied." The opinion, called technically a per curiam' 'opinion, presumably was written by son. The chief too. The mare is shod with mend-caulks so she can keep her fooling in snow and ice. Bui her caulks chop the ice into sharp dual and hurl il irilo your face every fool of your jorney .... And the cutter (a buggy on permanent steel runners) is the one vehicle that you can't turn aroirid unless you have a 40-acre field. Try it and you'll turn over—dumping yourself and the lap-robe and Ihe girl out into the frozen road. Thus, once started down the highway you jusl have lo keep going until you hit a crossroad and eventually circle back home again—regardless of miles and despite the cold of a Northern night. > ,1 don't make it sound much like .__„_, a winter Wonderland, do IV Well, writes such opinions. let's sa} r thai snow belongs to your youth, along with all the other complications of youth — such as measles, whooping cough and chicken-pox. Ill lake the South. As We're Probing, How About Look at Justic Department? By JAMES THRASHER While . Ihe Whittaker Chambers- Alger Hiss investigation continues— as it apparently is going to—a side investigating of the Juslice Depart- menl might be in order. On Dec. 1 officials of the department gave out a statement that thcv still had possible perjury charges" against either of these men "under study," but that there would be no use in going to a grand jury with the evidence they had at present. That evidence, they said, lailed to show which one, if either, .was lying. "If either,"' mind you, after "Mr. Chambers had sworn that Mr. Hiss was a prewar Comi munist agent in Washington, and Mr. Hiss hat! sworn lhal he wasn't Also tm Dee. 1, Iwo Washington rtporlers came oul wilh stories that now and important evidence in the Hiss-Chambers case had been discovered. Others newspapermen took up this lead and found thai there were, lo put it mildly, some contradictory ideas among the attorney general's help about the qualily'of the evidence al hand. Assistant Attorney General Campbell, in charge of the department's criminal division, told a ' New York Herarkl Tribune reporter thai he jusl coukln'l comment on stories lhal deposilions had been taken or new documents produced because Ihe Chambers-Hiss case was "loo hoi." Another reporter from the same newspaper got Mr. Chambers, his attorney, and an attorney for Mr. Hiss on the phono and asked each the same five questions regarding Ihe reported depositions, what they had contained, and what had been done with them. All three refused * to answer any of the questions. We can conceive of an investigation of alleged Communist activity in government as being "too hot" for preliminary disclosures before the investigation was complete. But we cannot see why a Justice Department, attorney should refuse to confirm or deny th.il U!/posii:c>:>:; had been tal.en in ihe Chambers- Hiss libel suit which mij'hl have Continued on page two Washington, Dec. 20 — (/P) —Sec rotary of the Treasury John W. Snyder will represent President Tru man at the inauguration of Gov.- elect Sid McMath of Arkansas in Little Rock on Jan. 11. This announcement was made today by McMath after a visit with the president at the White House. McMath told newsmen his meel * ing wilh Mr. Truman was purely a social visit — "I merely paid my compliments to the president." Then he said the president had advised him that Secretary Snyder Reds Reach Outer Defenses of Nanking, Dec. 20 — I/P! — Com- nunisl bands snapped al tlv> outer Chief Justice Vin- justice ordinarily "is going to be the presidential representative at my inauguration on Jan. 11." Snyder formally lived in Jonesboro, Ark. McMath will end a four-day visit to Washington tomorrow when he leaves by train at 8 a. m. for his home at Hot Springs. He has had conferences with various cabinet members and government officials to get acquainted and to discuss matters of concern jto Arkansas. j Plis schedule today included ap poinlments with Secretary'of Agriculture Brannan and Administrator Claude R. Wickard of the Rural Electrification administration. Continued on page two one propaganda outlet in Germany off the air. But the French said officially that this was not true. ! The French nolified Gen. G. S Lukyatchcnko, chief of staff of the Russian military government, that the 194!) prolocal under which Slol- pe field had been ceded to France had been cancelled. The French claimed the notificalion was given lo Ihe Russians on Wednesday, Ihe day before radio Berlin's masts were blasted. The French also announced thai they nad notified Heinz Schmidt, director of radio Berlin, that the station's transmitter at Tegel had not been damaged in the blast and could be carted away. Russian engineers and German technicians now are doing thai, unhindered by French troops guarding this area of the French zone. The Russians were reported to be building a lOO.OpO-watt station at Fuerstt'iuvalde, '15 milds east of Berlin in the Russian zone. .Radio Berlin is believed to be broadcasting now on a 20,000 wall transmitter at Potsdam, which covers a much smaller area. selected to the all-southern football team it was announcpd yesterday while his running male, Tommy Brill, received honorable mention. The area includes 12 states. defenses of Nanking today. In Morth China, the Reds moved to within 7 1-" miles of Tientsin kept up Ihe siege of Peiping. Nationalist commanders. already forced to draw in their major defense line for Nanking, may iiave lo face a new maneuver threatening Ihe heart of Chiang Kai-shek's regime. Unofficial reports said Red Gen. Chen Yi was swinging from the Pcngpu-Suhsien sector and one-eyed Gen. Liu Po-chcn was moving other Communist troops in the same direction. Peng- pu is 108 miles northwest of here, This might indicate the Reds , were trying to outflank the government's eastern defenses on the Pcnpu front or that they were preparing to drive south to the Yangtze east of Nanking. No major activity was reported along the wide battle area where the Communists have surrounded three government armies. From unofficial sources it was learned, however, that small Red units attacked Hsicnmumiao, only 15 miles north of the Yangtze and 50 miles northeast of Nanking. The Communist radio claimed Red seizure of Ticnchang, 50 miles miles Two Bus Wrecks Cost Lives of Thirteen Persons Tooelc, Utah, Dec. 20 — (/P) — Thirteen persons lost their lives and 43 others were injured Saturday in a collision involving Iwo busses, one of them carrying servicemen home for holiday furloughs, Four of the 34 servicemen aboard an eastbound bus were killed as the two Burlington trail- vehicles crashed and burned aided highway 153 miles , of Salt Lake city. Seven ot i the It! injured servicemen were reported in a critical condition. > e c « f< still sought the! , the victims. ' - Authorities today identities of two of Names of four military killed in the smashup were held pending notification of with- next By KENNETH LIKES Data via. Java, Dec. 20 — W) — Dutch forces continued to roll Unchecked through Indonesia today in what so far har> been an almost bloodies;; occupation. In Java the Dutch raced ahead their own lime table yesterday when airborne troops tool; tht> le- o( kin. Officers said one of the two unidentified dead was burned so badly they could not positively establish the sex. Most of the injured had been i'c- cased from Salt Lake city hospitals. Thomas II. Johnson, in, of Thorn- aslon, Ga., a navy radarnian, said "the accident happened so quickly we didn'l know just how it happened." Flames shol up broke out windows and got out W ;uiy wav we could." north of Nanking and 35 northwest of Hsiennumiao. There was no confirmation of the movement east of Pengpu, but the . report tied in with an on-the-spot Other Arkansas players making [ accoim t o f government withdrawal the team were: Henry 1- itzi;ib- o f p cll gp u bon of Little Rock Dennv Gpnlry Associated Press Correspondent Blylhcvilo. James. 1 rewit ; ^mack- s our Toppjm , in Pl;ns ,„ ,. ;iid over and Bill Demcl. Paiagoulcl. . hc Nnlionali ' s { s £ avc up ^ city of 300.000 population after ,.lhe Reds pierced the Hwai river defense line and bypassed Pengpu on both sides. The government removed its base lo Chuhsien. only 3 miles northwest of Nanking. The Nationalists set up the Hwai river line after the Reds had encircled the 12th army group northwest of Pengpu and two other army groups southwest of Suchow. AP Correspondent Harold K. Milks radioed that ho saw no signs ol any government effort to break By DOUGLA B. CORNELL Washington, Dec. 20 I7P). —Racing gainst time, congressional spy investigators hope to find out today whether the justice deparlmcnt will give them a chance to quiz eight key witnesses before the year ends. .•;>..- The house out of the trap 35 miles southwest of Suchow when he flew over the New York, Dec. 20 —(/!>)— Millions struggled to • work today through 1U.5 inches of snow that blanketed the metropolitan area. The snowfall—only an inch and a half less than the great blizzard of. 8uS —left some people snowbound in the suburban area. Many commuter buses and some ailroad service were tied up by snow-clogged roads and rails. Subways and elevated lines were operating near normal, however, and surface transportation in the center of the cily kepi moving, al- publican capital of Jogjarkaita in the first hours of fighting. Dutch casually figures shew they are meeting little Indonesian resistance. Netherlands army headquarters said so far six Dutch soldiers have/ been killed and eight wounded In both Java and Sumatra. Three Dutch were wounded in th" Jog- jakarta siege, the report said. A Dutch communique said virtually all the high republican leacl- .ers were in Netherlands custody. I Among those taken were Di. Soei ri"ht awav karno, president of the republics, • ^ and L'ot out Premier Mohamecl Hatta, foreign Minister Agus Salim, former Premier Sulan Sjahrir, and Gen, Soed- eriman, commander of thu Republican army. The Dutch also announced vhat their forces had broken, thiough old truce lines at several points m Java and Sumatra. The Indonesian government before Jogjakarta's fall, branded tha Dutch land, sea and air offensive a "dastardly" atlack, compata.- >le to the Japanese assault ort enrl Harbor. tin Paris the United Nations Security Council has been summoned o meet this morning to tonsider he Indonesian warfare. The meet in," was called at the reqii" .1 OL' the United Sl.at'-s and Australia. (The Dutch U. N. delegate l<>ld re-porters his government. Lon.,idori .he Indonesian question a domestic affair beyond the council's juiih- Sleven nominees for positions on the Board of Directors of the Hope Chamber of Commerce were named at a meeting of the Nominating Committee yesterday, December 17 at the Chamber of Commerce of- iicc, it was announced today by Albert Graves, Chairman of the Committee. , ( The eleven men, from whom the membership will elect four to fill vacancies on the Board of Directors are: Herbert Burns, Howard Byers, E. W. Copeland, Dcwitt Floyd. Fo.v Hammons. Sr.. Carson Lewis. Franklin McLarly, Dry Mc- Ken/.ic, Don Moore, Basil York and E. P. Young, Jr.. Those present Board members whose term of .service expires December 31. 1<J48 are C. C. Spragins, Harry Hawthorne, Vincent Foster and Earl O'Neal. Board members with one more year to serve are James Pilkinton, Aubrey Al- briUoii, Lloyd Spencer and George R obi son. George Peck. Lyle Brown, Warren Gunter and Roy Anderson have two more years to serve on the Board. Following the election of directors, the new Board will meet, and elect officers for 10-19, and I hose officers will take office at the Annual Meeting in January. Members of the Nominating Committee are: Albert Graves. Chairman. Kelly Brynnt. Don Moore, Robert Wilson and Frank King. Hope, Patmos Lead Given .. Bugs Bunny V/cms;- SHOPPfNG OAFS TO CHRISTMAS The Baptist Church of DeAnn will hold a special Christmas Program al 7: lid o'clock Wednesday ecember :_2. The program'; Colonel Joseph H. Warren. Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Henderson Slate Teachers College, has announced the permanent cadet appoints of officers and non-commissioned officers in the ROTC unit for Ihe coming school year. Floyd D. Malone, son of Mrs. F ! C. Malone, 522 Wesl 4th St., has been appointed as Cadet Sergeant over a squad of nine men in the Henderson ROTC. He graduated from Emmet, Ark., where he played basketball and football and is now a sophomore at Henderson majoring in physical education. James H. Moore, Jr., who is the son of Mrs. Thelma Moore, Hope. Ark., was appointed as Sergeant also and is the squad leader over a squad of niiic men. A junior transfer from Magnolia A & M College he is a member of the Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity. VerJon B. May Jr.. son of" Mr. C. C. May. Benton. Ark., received another of the appointmenls to Cadet Sergeant. A speech major in the junior class at Henderson, he graduated from Guernsey High School and went to Ouachita his freshman year. Wallace Rineharl, son of Mrs. Callil Rinehait. Palmos. Ark., has been appointed to Sergeant 1st Class and is acting as platoon sergeant in the ROTC al Henderson. He graduated from Spring Hill High School, served in the Navy, and is HOW a sophomore at Henderson majoring in general chemistry. commiltcc wants lo add of Ihose wilnesses to its espionage inquiry report before the new congress lakes over on January 3. First, it wants lo question Ihe eight, or as many of them as the justice department says aren't needed in prosecuting indictments returned by a New York grand jury. 'These indictments are against (A) 12 communist party leaders on grounds they conspired to overturn the U.S. government: and (B) Alger Hiss, former state department official, on grounds he lied in saying he never turned government secrets over to Whit- laker Chambers, former courier for a Communist spy ring. Acting chairman Mundt (R-SD1 got out a statement —on pink paper—last, night saying the committee would appreciate il if the I justice department would lei il Earl Young. City Manager, an-I quiz: Donald Hiss, brother of Alger; Mrs. Alger Hiss; Miss F.lizabelh T. Theater Pays Bonus to Employes Sacnger and Rialto Theatres operated by Richards-Lightman Theatre Corporation has again paid employees of Ihe local Ihealrcs an annual Chrislmas bonus. area Friday. As fi'ghlinf! in the southwestern suburbs of Peiping was in progress activities jla.st nigh!, but had .subsided by testimony [curly today. The old walled city continued to make preparations for street fighting. The Communists, however, gave no hint of getting ready to move into China's one time capital. Inside Peiping tension mounted, in contrast lo ils former diction.) American and .Austialirm men:hers, of the U, N.good olik \, com- millee 'notified the . ecurity council that the committee- as 'i w'mil.i has not yet been appraised-'of the' Dutch repudiation of the RcnviUV truce agreement. They said the Dutch, suspended communication between mid Kalicoran" Satuiday night, .•.., half hour after the LomlTuttee which j h ,, ( , n no tifj e a oTtho nnhlaiy ,iUton, of Hie commit- ornnf r nounced the bonus was paid to employees with one year or more service with the corporation. Other new employees with be with a gift and on Wednesday, December 22 all theatre staff and families will bo entertained with a Christmas Party at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Recreational Building. jBcntley who admit:-; she was a I messenger for a pre-war Red presented j network in Washington Chambers; Henry Julian Wadleigh; William War ' Pif-man Franklin Victor Reno and lledda Gompers. That was the first time Ihe committee had nvnlioned the lasl two. All the others except Pigman, a Continued on page Iwo Finds Only Insecurity After Working AH His Life to Reach the Top of Profession By HAL BOYLE New York — (A'l — Jose Ferrer, the most envied actor on Broadway today, has a simple professional ambition. "My goal in the theater. he said, "is to gel out of the theater. 'This attitude would understandable in one be easily who had Noel O'Sicen — Con- Why are so many people hittin' Christmas gifts? All ! hear is people talking about wrappm' presents! Prelude Iiivocaiion-'-Bro. O Ci/rne All gri gallon Jny to the World — Duet, Monroe Samuel. Mi's. J. C. Andrews. i'ag^anl: The birth ol" Christ Luke 'i. Matt. 2. Mary. Aliee Culiee; Joseph. Dee ;.'ullee; Shepherd;:: Konihe J. Burke. Dick Arnold. Aimer Willis, \rlhur Willif: First Aimel: Mary '•'il" Burke: Host uf Angels: Sandra ke, ;Uari!vi! O'SU-en. Mary Alice K y Burke. David Sum- Burke. Palsy l<obt-r;s. Thomas Hoy Ai- O'Su-ej). . Richard Ar - -Mi:):, i'.Iai Billie :\Io.-;ele> ':-•!.-;. Davi PC;I: v \Villet: Wise Men: B'lrke, Johnnie C. Burke, Hold. Soli,1st: Monroe Hamu Jack Coffee. Jot Nai rotor Mr; A e c t m | j a i! i s I S.ilMUcl Choir, composed ol' members liu- Hal'list and ?,''/thndi:/.l choirs. Sili nl Nii;ht--DiK".. Mrs. J. -\iui11- 1 ,'. s. i\iuiiide Samuel. ljc.un.Ui. Uon--Bro. \Vi!su:i Kroger \¥orkeirs to Get Special Christmas Gifts Cash Christina:; gifts totaling Sll.- lilla are being distributed this week ', o Kroner CuMipany employes in 'he Lit ik: Koe 1 .-: Branch area. W, | C. Sma.vhey. Krugv-r liraiu-h Manai y er IIP; M M meed. I The.-.e Kroger people aie among ! tin/ i.'!i.0'. : 'l .--lore, warehouse, office, I pvrMjn- n and participate nift plan. Joseph R. flopped. It sounded odd cornim; from a man who only lasl month got the finest accolade from critics of any actor since John Barryrnoi e hit the jackpot in "Hamlet." But Ferrer, star of "The Silver Whistle, doesnt find too much 10 whistle over in his new fame. Heis in somewhat the position of a 'man who suddenly achieved a lifelong goal to be a lighthouse keeper — and then found the view from the top boring. Actor friends tell Ferrer lie is lucky because he is in a hit play j that' may last for years. And this is I Ihe prospect lhal ralhcr appall ; (him. | "II means, he lamenlecd nv> r j a well-poached egg. "that 111 have | to say the same lines, over anti , over, eight times a week for ix'r- ; haps Iwo or three years. Thais '•'•" \ way to live. j Ferrer — pronounced "for air—j said he ft/It the twin evils of IM>American theater are ils insecuril;, : of employment and over-', ii.pii.i-' sis on new hit plays ! "I dont particiiUirlv like the I:!'1 lead, he said. "For the simple reason I don't usually know .vh," UK".' I'm going to eat next year." : "When I '.va.-. a kid llu-re v. re ninety theaters on Broadway. Nov. there are about thirty. "Today an actor nu longer car, aflord to plan a career in the th'/- agrr alone. To slay aii\e he also lias to go irilo Ihe movies, radio o:' television. Ferrer thinks mise has been Olivier, the Kmi pears in one mnvii six plays a many of the can theali-r more eiicour his. plav\vri "The hardly writers, fine pl'iys nut on dm with - llr, "Anil by has learn starved to 1'Yri er. tun-d man sairl rheerl "I knew meal compro- ..• by Laurence actor, who ap- and "five or year And he ht'liev tioubie:- of the Ameri- v. ni'.ld be solved il a.",emeiil were given to easy-going atlitude Red menace. toward the State Home EC at Blevms the Motherlands have not fulfilled Iht requirements of Article 10 of th' "nice agreement." Jews, Arabs Keep Borders Closed Alma Keys, Supervisor of Slate Department of Home Economics made an outstanding address al the Blevins Training School in the annual Home Economics Dress Review, Friday, December 17, at (1 p.m. The high points of her address were that the future outlook for education and Home Economics in Arkansas is very rosy. But even wilh Uiis bright future, at present we must use all the facilities we have in order to be ready for the future. She congratulated th;; parents and sludents upon laking ad- i iii'i'i-Vi' vantage of Ihe Better Home Making Program. The school has 87 girls enrolled in Home Economics. J. H. Menders, Superintendent of | u , v though slowed. The Long Island railroad, _° ,, ,, \ i i<i, v. <>m^i.mji_v4.vn vuv was paralyzed by the record snow- |Rii<htoon member-, fall of 25.8 inches as Dec. 26 and 27. tee are al VIriUeor announced the cancellation, of,.,.24-,I;,,<jn^ s ./ t ii*<^^ regular morning rush-hour'•tr.'iiiisf'lo K tnmeif ! 1iiar^n'°icpuduti:ion allow operation of snow-removal n cnv ni c truce agieemetit, trains. ...... - The snow, which started falling in the city at 5:20 a. m. (CST) yesterday, began to abate at 7 p. m. and ended at 1:10 a. in. today. The storm, which roared up the Atlantic coast with high winds, was moving farther out to sea today after sweeping much of the northeast and giving many sections their heaviest snowfall of the season. Areas hit included large parts of New York state, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New E n g 1 a n d, Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, and West Virginia, The storm closed the metropolitan area's three major airports— La Guardia field, New York international airport and Newark (N. J.) airport. Schools were closed today in some metropolitan suburbs and in other stales. A number of deaths here and elsewhere were blamed on the storm, most of them from over-exhaustion. A forecast of clearing weather and above-fretr/.ing temperalues today gave hope that the city's force of almost 1,000 snow removal men wilh their thousands of trucks, plows and other apparatus '.voultl make quick work of the . fall in New York's history. Mayor William O'Dwyer, who held ;m emergency meeting with By JAMES Jerusalem, M. LONG Dec. 20 — (/P) public knows a'buut its uwn "They write ut niter they are phi.vs are done a"- . UK- a play'.'/right trade lie has Schools explained the future plans of the Blevins School Board. He stated that many of these plans are coming lo pasl much sooner than a number of people might believe: The following students of the Blevins Training School were placed oa the school Honor Doll for the pa.st six week period. Elementary department: Aaron Burton, Jr.. Savannah Brings, Norma Lee Hill, Eddie Lcuiis Morrison, lia/el Bruce. Arlitha Dixon, Jessie Mae McFadden, Clarence 1C. Morrison, Willie Jane Hunter. High School: Nadine iJitiwn, l\l;uclu'l James, Ester Lean Block, Li/./.ie C. Johnson, Mae W. Xiickry, Johnnie R. Powell, Myrtle Calvin, Purnoll Hannah, Lucille Stewart, and Samnue Smith. sterday, marshalled facilities to cope with illilliv out of J.W. Burke, of Blevins, ] Jarne j dent of j SaUird; | lie i, brothei Texas ; Okki. I' ; W. Burke, ag Bl'-vins, died •d 7ii. ut hi* all the city the storm. Tugboats, ferries and other craft in New York harbor were slowed to a crawl (luring the storm, when visibility neared zero. The last word from the mayor was "everything is very much under control." "Kverybody wanted a white Chrislmas. but this is too white," he commenled. Decorated Homes to Be Judged Wednesday Night Judging of decorated homes in Hope wiil be held Wednesday iiiv.ht. it wa.s announced today All who want to enter the contest must leave their name al Chamber of Commerce office by Wednesday noon. Prizes of S2S. $15 and S10 will go to the winners. Tip: .judging is in charge of the City Federation of Garden Clubs and judges will be members ol the Prescoll Garden Clubs. Chrislmas 19'tt! may be. the fust since the time of the Saracens in which Christian pilgrims will be unable to travel Ihe route Irom Jerusalem lo Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus. With only four days lo go, Ihe' frontlines of Arab and Jewidv armies remained closed loday to Christmas pilgrims. There still was hope, however, that an agreement would clear the way for the annual procession over tin; windini; six-mile hill-top road from the Holy City to the scene of. the nativity. An Israeli army spokesman said officially the Jew:; are willing to open the way across their lines to. anyone who wishes to pas9: through. The Arabs were undet;.tood to have agreed "in principle" to do the same. But formal appioval btlll was withheld by Lt. Col. Abdullah commander whose armie-, conlrol Kl Tel, Trans-Jordan Arab Legioii- the road. It is not known whether the lutch. is only technical. The pilgrimage, even if it is hold, ill be the smallest in many years. Those who requested permission to pass through the lines include clergymen stationed in Jerusalem, groups from consulates in he city and a handful ot Christian correspondents. Some Jewish journalists applied for permission to cover the pll- Crimago but the Arabs asked for a detailed list of all applicants and it is unlikt-lv they will permit any Jews to pass through their lines, Two Hurt in Four-Way vivetl b I.. Bi . T. Bin •al S'.-rv I Holly Grovt. day by (he l!ev. Cuopcr. and I {i • \. S t i n i; I c y. Active paHbearer.s: Roy Foster. (,'ai • Brov.'n. foe iXeNbitl, Clarence l.evei'ctU', John I.. Wilson, Jr., ant Cril Stuart. his v.'ifi 1 , tv.'o •];e o) Border. e ot Anadarko. .•i.'.. were to l.e at 2 p.m. M.OH- l!ev. Core A&P Workers Get Additional Compensation Additional '.ore than Liquor Seized Join; A. Hartl'nrii, president. All A \- P cmpli'\\'s throughout Ihe country, with .six months' or mole sei\ice with the company, participate in ihe cash distribution. he company'^ employes were .tiled $l,:i"o'!.00(l compensation last A four-way accident late Satmday at Third ami Louisiana SU'eet . werrt t ' State Policeman Ivlillun (Sciub) Mosii'r ami Mrs. Julian Fields, to the hospital with painful but not critical injuries. Mis. Field;, .••ulfered a painful \ knee injury and Mr. Mor.iei sustained a back and knve. injmy Inveitigiiling polkv ;;.'.iid a cai driven by Claud I'hiil.ii.'s, Nt glu lan into th 1 -' side of the Mat'- Police ear driven by Mosier. The | olie. car crashed into another occupied by Mrs. Fields and th.:' Fi.-ld v_- Iri'lv hit another but caused o(iiy sli'.'.ht damag'.-. " * The. police car and Mi's. Flu-Id-..' utyiiiobiie v.'ere badly dam.iji. d, MAN DIES IN FIRE FayotU'ville, Dec. 20 —(.-V; Bud 'i.i :y, CO. \\lio lived alone chc-l m tire v, h'.ch de^lroyt-d h'j t\\o uom house on the western vd(ju i Ka'.i'llr-ville Suiunlav - jjut.

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