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Our Doily read Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex. H. Washburn — Land Conquest hW in Scheme of Modern Men The Dutch, for whose people and history Americans have the utmost respect, appear to be making a bloody and desperate gamble in e Far East. Ihey have thrown armed forces into the field against the newly- iounded Indonesian republic, asserting that it is a required "police action" and promising it will be "a short war." The United Nations settled this matter once with a truce which recognized the existence of the native republic. Now the UN is called back lo the scene by an act of aggression—an act which makes •the United Stales particularly hot, since it is obvious that American equipment and dollars given the European Dutch arc being used in this war of conquest against natives. The idea that the nature of men changes, or that the declaration of a "new era" has any real effect on history, may be sharply discounted. But one thing is true': Force can deal with force; and the organization of the United Nations, plus the inauguration of the American relief program for F/u- rope, has set up a powerful road block against the resumption oC WEATHER Arkansas: Cloudy, to ..partly cloudy, colder this nftcrriooiii in south, central portions .lonvight. Thursday'cloudy, not so c.okl northwest. 50TH YEAR: VOL. .50 NO. 58 Star of Hope 1899; Press 1927 Consolidated January 18, 19.W HOPE, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1948 (AP)—Moons Associated Press (NEA)—Means Newspaper Enterprise Asi n. PRICE 5c COP> New York. "Dec 22 — (/P) — Mayor William O'Dwyer tody directed Mew York police to make a "thor- Traffic Death Toll in State Mounts to 398 empire policies, (mitlec. old-time colonial The cold tacts are that if the Dutch maintain a shooting war against the Indonesians the Dutch homeland stands a good chance of being excluded from both Marshall relief funds and American commercial trade. The Dutch, being among the world's most alert people, certainly know the risk they are taking. So tilt: full extent of their gamble is disclosed. Looking at the troubles ^if Great Britain, shorn of most * of her empire, the Dutch may have decided that life without empire is unbearable —and that if they recover Indonesia they may not need any American financial help. But the Dutch are a mighty small nation to be attempting singlehancled lo knock down the 20th century taboo that there shall be no more wars of conquest. The United States will, of course, weigh the facts about whether Dutch military are still required to keep law and order in Indonesia, but from this distance it appears Holland has posed a question for the world at Christmas-time—and may get an answer by New Year's. * * -d UN's Human Ricjhts Bill Ranks With Great Documents By JAMES THRASHER It is easy to be cynical about the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights. Here is a document that is not binding on the UN or any of its members. It has By The Associated Press Arkansas' 1948 highway death toll was increased to 398 Tuesday, on more than had died in mishaps on the state's roads in the corresponding period of 1947. Thomas E. Matthews, G8, fatally injured when struck by a car near Greenbrier, 12 miles north of Comvay. and Lela Mae Gris, a ... . t ^^ ^ , „ „ 27-year-old Negro woman hit by a ough investigation" of the mysteri- car near Tillar, were the 397th and ous death of Laurence Duggan. 398th victims. The mayor acted arter receiving Two other highway fatalities and a telegram from former under-sec-'one by fire sent the state's violent rctai-y of State Sumner Wells, who I death toll for the week to five. said he was convinced the death } of the one-time slate department expert was not a suicide. Duggan plunged to his death Monday night from his ICth floor office just oft Fifth avenue. The police will seek to find out f whether he committed suicide, was the .victim of an accident as 's relatives maintain, or svas the object of foul play. The suggestion that 'foul play" had figured in the plunge was made yesterday by acting Chairman Carl Mundt (R-SD> of the house un-American activities com Wait'11 Bugs Hears About This The committee earlier had released testimony linking Duggan to a pre-war Communist group in the slate department. Welles' telegram to O'Dwyer read: "Laurence Duggan was for years one of my closest associates in the state department and since I r<: ceivcd fiom him only yes'erday (Monday) a letter written in the best of spirits, asking me to send him some suggestions on a matter in which he was interested. I find it impossible to believe his death was self-inflicted. "I hope you will permit me to in ge that every possible step be taken to find out whether there rnay not be some other explanation." At the same time, the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced lit will not enter (he probe of Dug- g'T'n's death because it is a local police matter. Yesterday afternoon cx-Cornmn- nisl courier Whittaker Chambers, who purportedly once accused Duggan of giving him confidential government papers, denied he ever made such an accusation. The FBI disclosed that 10 days ago it questioned Duggan, but added, without elaborating, that the questioning was merely '•routine". Welles and two other lomier Accuses Halts A!l Aid Employment Perks Up in December Little Hock, Dec. 22 —(/Ft— Em ployment in Arkansas perked up a bit during December. The Arkansas Employment Se curity division reported today Hint 237.200 workers were at no:i-manu- ifacturing jobs at the middle ot the 'month, a slight increase over the \Vashington, Dec. 22 —(.« —The iNovember total. United Slates today halted all Mar- Tiljs f i , uro ci(H , s not i uc iude gov shall plan aid to the Netherlands I nimont O1 . construction workers, bast Inches pending settlement ot i p llr jr oy Gill AESD administrator, hostilities between the Dutch a • the republic ot Indonesia. I The action was disclosed in a Gill said that about ] 1,800 more i cable sent by Paul G. Hot fin an, |j),j s month economic cooperation administra tor, to the chief ot the EGA mis sion in the Netherlands. This pair of rabbits is worth $500. They're the only pair of "English Lop Ears" in America, and Thomas Contham, Jr., ot Wattsburg Pa, sold them to the Atomic Energy Commission for $500. They'll be used in experiments requirin," --''^1= »»™t ••--mint, move their ears. rabbits that cannot Chiang Gives Lucedale, Miss., Dec. 22 —(UP) —A angry posse searched wooded areas near here today £or Mur- ciock Hinton, 48-year-old farmer missing since his" ex-wife, daughter, infant granddaughter and a county sheriff were slain by shot gun blasts at the Hinton home last night. State troopers from Mississippi and Alabama brought bloodhounds . ~ , , and joined in the hunt. They be- Kai-shek gave the go ahead today lieved Hinton, afoot and armed to a new cabinet committed to an c: Nanking, Dec. 22 — (/Pi —Chiang workers were at non-factory jobs than during December, with a shotgun and a fresh supply of shells, woods. The dead were Mrs. Hinton, about ter. Gloria Hinton, Iwo-monlh-old baby, and Goergia County Nelson, about 40. Justice of the Peace Havard held an inquest last "honorable peace." But prospects f0 '- P eatc in Chi » a are dim ' identified as' Communist armies to the north 43; her daugh-i rambled toward the Yangtze. 18 Gloria's j Chiang's troops were in southward > TJiri 1 j"*n • • retreat. All of North China and the ; A top ECA official said the move came after "full consultation" with lhc slate department. The text of the cable was not immediately made public. However, it was known that the action cuts off for the present any ECA aid grants lo the Netherlands East Indies. Dr. D. Socmitro, Indonesian envoy had asked Undersecretary of State Loyett to shut oft Marshall plan aid to the Dutch, charging the assistance was being used to crush the Indonesian republic. The Dutch Ambassador, Eelco Van Kloffcns. denied any recovery funds have been used to arm Dutch troops. Apparently the suspension of rc- icovery grants to the Netherlands (Far Eastern territories docs not i affect ECA allocations to the Tokyo. Thursday. Dec. 23 -- (/! Former Premier Hideki .. , six other Japanese warlords were I this score. nanged today for Japan's crimes j So far, ECA has approved Mar- against humanity. |shall plan grants lo the Nether' Tojo was the' last to die of the i^ dQs -p to(tali " g S2 98 .5<i4,675 and $61,- thi-ec Axis dictators who plunged I 79 '- 9 '' 8 to the East macs. the world into the most bloody war I . - rhc . a?"™ suspending aid to Ini,, hiH.i.-i. -doncaia was the second .such move in nu-101 \ . i... A slight decrease was shown in number of workers employed in manufacturing plants. The ioss was attributed to seasonal changes. ne Washington, Dec. 22 — (/P)— A proposal that the steel industry set aside 25,000 tons ot steel for a gas pipeline to Oak Ridge, Tenn., is drawing objection from an Arkansas official. Arkansas' objection, said IT. K. -'Dutch Homeland. However, there (Thatcher of the state resources and Tojo' and |was no immediate clarification on development commission. is baucd I, Objects to Judy Hinlon; Sheriff J. E. J. H. night soon after the bodies were found. The jury returned a verdict of death "by some unknown hand' 'in the slayings. Havard immediately appointed Malcolm D. Gavin "temporary sheriff" to direct the search for the killer. The inquest brought out that Hinton and his wife were divorced recently. It also found that Hinton . 1S many days. EGA Chief Paul C. Hoffman yesterday announced The army announced seven wont f T- . r- . i ^i • (i lo thch ' doaths on . lhc B; lll ° ws , i" Uhc dropping, for the time being, area of East Central China north .Sugaino prison, where they had i o£ 1570,000,000 in reconstruction aid the Yangtze appeared doomed, j been held for more than two and a ripv Nanking residents fretted. ; ! . ulf 5' cnl ' s ~ during and after their i long tria I, Only Monday the U. S. Supreme court closed the last possible door of Jump. In this darkness picture, Chians I approved a cabinet selected by Premier Sun Fo. The fact the cab- of . . ~, -. —- -. (J1 eacmj inct was approved by Chiang was fa , lbority t:itmiflr:mt ("Ihsprvorfi foil ChlanS i..... _ i- , had fled wrecked igh ranking state department cf-[here. the sheriff's car and about 11 miles from 1:0 immediate practical signU'i-l,, cance. 1U ' C The UN Social Commttec used tieials -yesterday strongly ieTend eu Duggan's record of 14 years service in the slate department. So ilher jumped or fallen to his death up two years in high-sounding, high-minded debate before the declaration was finally drafted. Some of its provisions are violently opposed by governments whose boundaries contain great sections of the earth. Others are contrary to the social and cultural traditions of millions. Yet we cannot help feeling that this declaration is important and encouraging. Russia and her satellites are against it, naturally. They will never approve it so long as the present governments or their Communist descendants control those countries. For the declaration is built on a foundation of individual rights and freedoms, which is the antithesis of Marxist philosophy. But what seems significant to us is not the opposition, but the support it received from so many governments. It is remarkable and hopeful that lhc represent^- | lives of peoples so different in history, religion, customs and living standards could agree un so many points. Thus the world's Declaration ot Human Rights is born into a finite different atmosphere from that in which the American Declaration 01 Independence and Bill ot Rights found themselves. These brave manifestos were political heresy. They were launched into a hostile world. Even though we may not always live up to the ideal of their sentiments, the rights and beliefs ex- f pressed in those documents have changed man's thouglvt and aspirations everywhere. 'Iiicy appeared Inlploss and hopeless at birth. But today they rank with the Magna Charta. the English Bill of Right:;, the French Declaration of the Kights of Man and. alas, the Communist Manifesto among the most profound political influences on human history. Proof of this is found in the UN s action on the new declaration. For the declaration took much of its inspiration from the American Bill *• of Rights, and it won the support <;f a rnajority ui world goveni- in'.-nts. The princjnal difference between tlvo American and the world Bill of Rights is one of scope. For llie new document does not stop with a declaration "f the individual's rights of persona! security and political' lib-jrly. It goo on tu sup- Continued on page two Monday night from the offioj of I believed they Slale troopers said thev learned that buy fore leaving town. No motive for the killings definitely established, but it was Hinton had stopped once to a box of shotgun shells ' be- significant. Observers felt showed by this act that j still boss of the Nationalist government and was not about to quit. Sun announces Nationalist China, would fight on until it could secure n honorable peace. Then he said there would be no surrender to the Communists. Observers felt some sort of a deal might be offered the Reds. Others felt the Communists would not want to make peace with :a government. h"f»dpf^-.by Chiang., ., With the situation to the north escape. It found it was without to act on the appeals of for China. Batavia, Java, Dec. 22 — (/P) — The United Nations good offices committee accused the Dutch today of violating the Renville truce Chiang j| w[) O j ih orn _ Qcn. Kcnji Doihara , he waS| anrJ F ormer premier Koki Hirota.! The seven were condemned by the international tribunal which handed out prison terms to li) of their co-defendants. The army gave no details of the hangings. It promised to hand out more information later to j ncwrmen. who were not permitted to attend. The first of the condemned men •fcoppoi.! to-hia^dc'ith-at one. minute past midnight today (10:01 agreement in their new warfare Continued on page two 'Jinx'Again the Institute of International Education, of whcich he was president. Police said there were no indications of a struggle. essson and the baby lay dead from gunshot wounds, inside the house, when officers arrived. Sheriff Nelson's body was found outside the house, near the porch. Only routine business was discussed at last night's meeting of Hope City Council. The Fire Department was instructed to place some surplus fire hose for possible use at the SPG housing area. Sale of a fire truck acquired from the Proving Ground for :j;4,2;iO was approved, and the group favored selling a 1937 model city truck (pickup) at a price of not less than S250. Claim of B. \V. Edwards for $100 damage lo his house was referred to the sewer committee. The allecig- ed damage occurred during the cleaning of a sewer line. A report on cost of erecting a whiteway system on South Main and Walnut to Candy Street was prescnc'td by C. O. Thomas, whose estimate was $1.4(il. The report was filed. The Mayor presented bills from Hope School District for assistance on salaries for Coaches Martin and Tollett for summer program at Fair park in the amount of S90U; originated from 'family trouble," Townspeople said Gloria Hinton was unmarried and t was reported that the row began over her two-months-old baby. Three of the bodies were found at the Hinton home. Hinton Both Nelson and Mrs. peared to have been urnes each from ange. Hinton ap- shot four relatively close crumbling fast, there was a possi- i a . m. Eastern Standard Time"), jiiity that the new cabinet may j Who was the first to die and the have to take to its heels soon. [order in which they went were not The next major Nationalist s.tand ; indicated. It also was possible sev- is expected to be at the Yangtze, jeral were hanged at once because Just what Chiang can throw at the the executions went 1 off fast. Communists here in the way of The hangings were finished by military strength has not been 135 minutes after midnight. Shown. I A Buddhist priest and two U. S. the executions since Washington, Dec. They are beginning 22 —(UP) — to hang the The vast area north of the Yangt- i chaplains were reportedly in ze was being written off by some ' nri<;nn f "" ihn "™"»"«» s •" sources. Peiping and Tientsin held out against attacking armies but both were isolated and appeared hopelessly losl. I prison for eavly Wednesday. Tojo survived his fellow dictators Ad,olf Hitler of Germany and Benito Mussolini of Italy, because of American medical skill, as Amer- Some reports, hero had the Na-1 In September of tionahsts repulsing Red attacks on | iean troops came to arrest him, the outskirts of both cities. Claims | To j o shol himself with a revolver, of more than 1,000 Reds destroyed IQuick medical attention and trans- were made at Pcipmg headquar- fusions of American whole blood t crs ' i saved him for the gallows. Central News said Nationalist j Tojo was the only one of the troops were firmly entrenched ' southwest of Suchow. Other sources said thousands of government troops on the eastern flank of Pengpu joined a Nationalist retreat from the Hwai Pengpu is 108 mile Nanking Travelers said there was stration Council ' witli"'mo,,;V"for j"? filing north of the Hwai in building a 4-H dormitory oh the East Central China. three lo stand trial. Hitler supposedly died in She ruins of Berlin as the Piussi-ms closed in. Mussolini was killed by Italian partisans. Col. Mai-ion thur's public P. KeholK, information MacAr- offiecr. Lcadovs of the ten-week campaign to provide the Home Demon- dormitory University of Arkansas campus were announced today by Mrs. Earlie McWilliams, Hope, " county chairman. Hcmp:Jtead county leader to promote the drive is Mrs. Jack Huckabee. Hope. With their by-word "Let's Build Ten Years in Ten Weeks." workers are aiming at 5100,000 for the statewide fund between December 15—March 1. They have responded to an appeal by some 40,000 for material furnished for conslruc- i members of the Arkansas Council tion of swimming pool last sum- o f Home Demonstration Clubs who $250; semi-annual iner for $250; semi-annual payment on interest on bond issue for building program in the amount ot $2,72li.U4. After discussion of these bills a motion was made by Joe Jones, seconded by George Peck, that a warrant for $2.716.00 as per agreement of the Council Dec. IB. 1947, less $H.79 over-payment July 1SI48. when funds are available. Motion carried. northwest of (apparently w:<s at Sugamo prison >•'"--• - when llif'liaiu'.in'.'.ri took place. Capt. H. H. Hawkins, duty officer, said he received his informa- ConUnucd on page two "jinx" sign on the House Un-American Activities committee's invcsli- galion of alleged Communist es pionage within the government. Three persons whose names have figured in the case have died since the inquiry opened last summer. The chairman of the committee. Rep. J. Parnell Thomas (R-N.J.) has been indicted by a federal grand jury on payroll kickback charges. ..... _. . is r Arkansas' big aluminum industry. The office industrial coordination has set a hearing here 29 on a proposed voluntary plan whereby the steel industry would provide 23.000 tons of steel to the East Tennessee Natural Gas-Co. The company would build a 22- inch pipeline from Mitchellvillc. Tenn., to the atomic energy plant at Oak Ridge. Thatcher said he will oppose the plan at the hearing. If the 'steel is allotted for the Oak Ridge pipeline, he told a reporter, then there will be an additional delay in building a pipeline to the Lake Catherine, Ark., steam power plant. This plant is to provide power for operation of Aluminum Production Lines at Jones Mill, Ark. "We've been trying to get the two additional aluminum pot lines at Jones Mill into operation for a long time. The aluminum production is needed to break a shortage of aluminum wire which is hold ing up much rural electrification," Thatcher,.said. . . "It is my'contention that unless the atomic energy commission can show that it needs this gas for activities which are in defense of the nation, then it should take its turn for steel like any other private in ctustry." Thatcher said he would hold to this contention unless and until the national resources board rules that gas for uses at the atomic energy plant is more important than the Local and slate officers arrested two men, seized a large quantity of Morphine and complete set of burglary tools about 10 p.m. Hst night 2 miles east of Hope on Highway 67. Officers arc holding Paul Kaufman, about 40, of Tcxarkana. Texas and Eiifirno (Monk) Wright, 31, of Dallas, Texas for investigation. Sei/.ure of the Morphine and tools i led local authorities to qucstionim? the pair about recent druR store burglaries in this section in which the object was dope. Officers also are investigating the possibility that the two might be implicated in a recent robbery at Hot Springs in which a policeman was shot and one robber was killed, and a large amount of dope .sei/.rd. Stale police were following the pair and radioed ahead for a load- block which was set up and resulted in their capture. The men wore riding in a 1948 Pontiac. Kaufman was wearing a coat the label of which bore the name of Nick Cat>- cio, Dallas. Texas. They lind .?!.400 on them. Prosecuting Attorney Jnmes.Pu- kinton today filed charge of possessing burglary tools against both. men. Federal. Narcotic Agents havt* been notified. Between 1000 and 1200 grains of Morphine were seized. Hot Springs, Dec. 22 —In"— Two men have been charged with bur- glarly in connection with an incident which led to the falal bhoo'.- ing of a companion. James Harrison Short was killed and Patrolman John Ermey was critically wounded Saturday in a V,un battle after Short was stu'j-i.-i scd while burglarizing a drug stoiv, officer s-said. Charges were filed yesterday against Clarence Allen Bryant, 23, and Harry Pope. ,'!2, accused of aiding Short in the burglary. Each wa.s placed under §10,000 bord. AH three men were from Dallas,, Tex Mrs. Janet Short, wife of tlw: slain man, was required to post a $1,000 bond as a material witnes;) to Dallas with need He for aluminum, also contends that the pro Two Rcpulbican members of the : posed 22inch line would give Oak committee were defeated in the Rjdgc three or four times as much November election. Whittaker Chambers, the cx- Communist whose charges brought into into the the poc.n eflctojn- opcn, fell com- the case the case polled to resign his "$25,000 a year job with Time magazine. Alger Hiss, ex-stale department official named by Chambers as a Communist agent within the government, has been indicted for perjury and has submitted his resig- natlinn from a $20,000 post as prcs ident of the Carnegie endowment for international peace. The resignation has not been acted upon however. gas as it needs. The Jones Mill aluminum plant Indianapolis, Dec. 22 —fUP)—- Federal and local authorities today sought an unknown narcotics peddler suspected of furnishing marijuana to H! persons, most of thtMii young people, arrested in raids on ,vild sex parties. Meanwhile,, vice . and narcotics- squads were poised for more raid v ; against houses -suspected as bites ot sex and dope orgies. Fifteen persons, including two is being operated at half capacity, under lease, by the Reynolds Metals Co., which is seeking addi tional power to put at least one of the two idle pot lines into opera tion. The Lake Catherine plant, which is to provide this power ultimate ly. was started by the government during the war and is being I'm islied by the Arkansas Power and Light Co. U will be a steam plant. Thatcher said 35,000 tons of steel are needed for a pipeline lo sup .ply gas lo the Lake Catherine Mrs. Chambers was involved in i plant. a fatal automobile accident last This line, he said, would be built Friday when her car struck a pe- by the Arkansas-Louisiana Gas dcsti'ian who died of lhc injuries. Co., and would extend to Louisiana At the time she was enronte to [and ca:;t Texas. the Baltimore station to pick up Chambers who had been testifying before the New York grand jury Song Authorities' teen-aged were arrdstecl on Bugs Bunny Warns: SHOPPING DAY'S TO Young Baptists to Present Ploy Tonight The Junior Training Union tin-j '.ler the direction of Mrs. Chas. F. i raised an earlier $60,000 quota only to find construction costs had tripled the original estimate. Within the decade since the project was launched in 1939, Arkansas farm women have gotten their jished time when being a child was quota without asking for contribu- ! more simple than it is today, lions. Thev have sponsored benefit I And Christmas was simple then, affairs—iH'ii sales, pie suppers, too. Everything was simpler. Dad brought home a four-bit tree and set it up in the living room. The base was made by knocking one end out of a fruit box. There weren't any fancy metal gadget.--. Please Return It to Loser By HAL BOYLE Iwcar — a new sweater or a stock- New York— l.'l'i — ''Lost, strayed liny cap. But there was always ,. or stolen — one good old-fashioned I something to play with, loo. One | the investigating espionage. She is now free on bond on charges arising from the accident. Death first struck Harry Dexter White, ' najned in a Washington Communist former treasury official by Chambers a.s a figure Powder Plant Sought Little Rock, Dec. 22 —(/I 1 )— A war surplus Oklahoma powder plant rnay furnisn a major part of the power necessary to operate a third jim;ot production line at the Jones Mill, Ark., aluminum plant. Reynolds Metal;; company vice president Walter Kice said in . paratti.s." While appeared before I Washington that the Grand river Christmas. Finder please return." '.year of goklen memory it was a But I suppose no one will evcrjreal flexible flyer sled, and by j bring it back. That Christinas is'nightfall the four small brothers covered up with years. It is laid jwho shared this varnished wonder away with childhood, in that van--nearly bad worn the runners off. to that old- was talking other day, be committee in August and de-ldani aulhorilly had agreed to d the allegations. He seemed to nish 20.000 of the 37.500 kilow; in good health, and to enjoy cake walks, rummage sales. In Hompslead county, with a quota of 51035. Home Demonstration Women «ot slir,!5. The :r resources exhausted, farm women have turnei'l to business to What c\'er happened fashioned Christmas. 1 to a friend about it th and he said: "That wu:- 1 had as a gone up the "f paid ^' lengthy and sharp exchanges with the committee. A week later he died of a heart attack. Then, a justice department attorney W. Marvin Smith, pluniied to his de; justice Christmas Smith's this year, It didn't take half a week's beat the uroblein o! inflation. They iconic to decorate the tree. We put want to build llie Girls' 4-H Coop-ion a few spangled caudle holders, erativc Mouse before ne v t fall. To | a star, and rope after rope of cyan- be constructed of native, stone and j berries and popcorn strung on all Arkansas pi a reMdence lor girls. U It Whatcha standin' there ferV Gwan out aiy;l do your shopping. Whatcha waitin' fer—Christmas? will pi Christma . at the are as oil, leader ioyd O.-born. sponsor of ion: Frank Hnrion. presi- r. a:- Maria l-'er- Sue Moses. Jimmv l-llae!:- -\. W. Martin. Jr.,' Wavi:-- CharleiH' llorloii a 1'oik as member.--, of the I'liiun. tin- tableau scenes au- shepherds. Orval Brantli and Te'TV O/.iner. un.; as Marv; Billy and Judy Mose:Wise men a re Jim Walter Smiley ai;< Resident of Thoinuion. aged 102. i- )io:i>e of a daughter. Martin of Houston, yes-s. Thompson \vas born ilis. lieiny Ha; v.-.'ll be thread from mom's sewing kit. ig farm j was a beautiful tree, simple and satisfying. Everyone in the family: ! got a special pleasure out of it be- I ~ (cause he had done something him- j self to make it prettier. In those long ago days Diction of the Christmas slocking taken very seriously. Dad enl into the game. too. and hunt his sock along with the other: "Put one up with a hole in vou'll get more," he joked ami 'enough one oi the snuiller buy: •that. But Santa Clans, too c i to be caught by that old 'plugged the sock with an or; ! There v.'as always an o ;eaeh stocking, and it was : : treat 'hen. What would a n : child think of Santa C'laus tud Ih in a stair well in th department building here, connection with the case was nebulous. He had notarized a document Iransferring title of a general car once owned by Hiss, and which, according to Chambers, we bought lo Ui.'u 1 . 1 . on it cost ineJHiss had insisted on giving to inure lUan my lather earned t',ie|"some poor Communist party or- wi'i.'l: he manuu my mother. ,ganizer." When -,ve were linuigh we didn't: The committee never conelusivo- a Christmas tree -— We had |]y established what became of the Hollyuou,! pri'ilm-Hon Anil that'll car. During the course of the liear- Hiss acknowledged that he fur ills retjuired to operate another line if llie Arkansas Power and Light company would furnish the re maining 17,. r iO(). AP&L President C. llamilton Moses said his company is study vagrancy charges in a raid Sunday night at a house where an all-night party was in progress. Sgt. Harold Morton, who was- assigncd to full-time duty investigating the city's marijuana problem, said no drugs were tound In the hou.se but "the air was blue with marijuana smoke." "Police have knowledge that sex orgies have been going on in this spot," he said. City Judge Alex Clark leleaacd the two girls to their parent-, But five others. inchtdi;if,' ,-( boogie woogie tavern pianist, were held' under §1.501) bonds pending a Dec. 30 hearing. The raid by fixleral narcotics acents and city officer;-; was followed up early yesterday by a second at another house wlieic three persons were arrested. incli"iing a pretty 21 -year-old c>irl. The three were released on $500 b-wl Morton said police were convinced that a single peddler has been supplying the young ueople with marijuana and em ouraf?mg them to indulge in the wild p.-.itK'S. "The peddler most interested lie .said. He said investigation Kid dis closed other places suspi-cU-d as hangouts for narcotics paities ana that more raid;; were likely soon. is the one we're in apnrehending," ked like: All warmth. There ule thing on it." •n.ai-keU that the Christmas had al least — since i- it." he said, time when you events for close the family, that Christ- knew Smith and nrofe;;seu personal '.dniiration for him. 'J'iie thii'd pel-son connected with tin- case lo die was Laurence Dtig- i-'an. president of the Institute of International Kducatum and a for-jtlu n ic-1 leaving him a c an orangi.:. I'iit.' sttilfed with half tuoii n ijieluile Uvi tlie Griffin ulah Bevill D. of Oi lerlou. mnion thin S')ek also a du/.en kir i niost of C'ln i. aek tiiem u;i l hel'oi i- the of | ...... and jav.'-lM-eaking. rai oi';ori:d Chri.stinas candy. n- i Tin- presents \vere lev. In, I Tllui'O V.ai SUMiethil:;; 111.1; possible means of supplying the power, but that there would be no announcement this week. In Grove, Okla., France Paris, manager of GRDA, said he had offered Reynolds 20.000 kilowatts of power at fi 1-1 mills pei' kilowatt hour. lie said the power could come from the steam generating plant of the Oklahoma ordnance works at Pryor. GDUA is now negotiating for 1 purchase of the slearn plant from I the war assets administration, he i I added. Reynolds is now onei-aling two oi the four production lines at the Jones Mill plant.. using motor driven generators installed when plant was built. Rico said the state department olfieial. Dug-' eompaiiy was negotiating fur leas-. 1 gan leaped or fell to his death i-.i the additional lines but would from his sixteenth floor office iii;iio av City Monday night, death it W!is icvea n hac! neen nan.'eci Leviue. a friend as one of six luen New York After his that J)n:.;»; Isaac Don ( ' "mil nber.-;. tile government v.ho had provided information '•''' the spy ''inu. ie. according to the commit- .sign the .1 liable. lease until pow-.-r is Hope Stores to Remain Open Wed., Thurs, Nights Tonight and Thursday nif'il Hope Retail Stores will remain onen unr til o o'clock, the Chumber of Coro» ni( rcc Merchants Coinmitt-e uu-- uounced. On Kriduy night inoit of th 1 local stores will close at 7 p.m. it was announced. Hope Company to Handle Famous French Pianos ,. M. mo C mpany, <m Meet Toniqhti^ 1: »; announced his •' has been named de lui surroundiu- trade lee, said in executive session early this month thai he had heaid,^,, ;S(Jl - v ,,,j Chambers mention Dimgan as one of the source:: <if :-jiy malt-rial. But Cli;<ml>-,-rs told reporters i-i that iie had not najiii d , I "Old Man Chaii 'nan i The chief i said the i 1 Ith eenlury Local Mason* will connr a Mus- i t.-r's l)e»ree tunight at 7:30 m j Masonic Hall. Refreshments will j All members are ic-j uuesled tu be present. I En a 'I hud, ten ttni y for lie tainotis Jesse 1- renca and Several new nioti< display al the store ;S idV-iled til inspei 'Is an nov on and in • public t them of Mountains" i the Assassin seel, in 1'eisKi. born the til! ulini' Man to tin.' Ol-.i Psrfumc \Vh.-ii lii-weni tomb u! !\i:U: Mountain.-.^," j found many i". Kneveloi'euia i pi-eiiimcs sliil I ;.f lev !inr: v t'lui Cartel' th«: . iauj,

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