FKIUAY, APRIL 20, 1!)<1G BI/VTHEVILLIi (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Soviets Charge Looting By U.S. Russian Newspaper Lists Confiscations Of Jap Valuables MOSCOW, April 25. <UP)—The Soviet press Thursday renewed Us <'linrBi> Ihnl Americnn military authorities arc "sy.stcirmllciilly loot>HK" Jiipan iiiul asserted (hat :i steady slreum of gold, silver, diamonds, platinum, industrial equipment, art treasures, and silk Is being sent bnck ' to the United States. A dispatch to Prnvda. (he Communist party newspaper, from Diilr- en. Mnnchuriii, listed a whole series of snccific confiscations In Un> Americnn military for shipment [ 0 the United States. II claimed the United States had confiscated Bold, platinum and 13 tons of silver froivi tli c Ataml military and naval dopots ami a larRe quantity or diamonds from the Nippon Diamond Co. Some 46 tons of silver was said to have been reined in the town of Tsiba and 57 tons in Tsindai. The dispatch claimed Hint the flVth American Division seized about 100 pounds of industrial diamonds, a quantity of platinum, 45 tons of silver, 10 Ions of silver wire and 1.7 tons of silver coin in Its zone of occupation. American authorities, it reported, confiscated about a million dollars worth of currency, diamonds ami other valuables from repatriated Japanese diplomats. The dispatch said that the Amer- Irnn.s ordered the Japanese March 27 to ship 8.300 bales of silk from Kobe and Yokohama to the United States and on April 15 to ship 10.000 tons of rubber, 10.000 tons of lead, and 1.500 tons of antimony. The Japanese also, it was charged, were ordered to prepare 5.000 tons or various articles including art works for shipment to the United states. Tn this connection. Pravda claimed. Ihe Japanese government was Instructed to inventory all workr in shintoist and Buddhist temples particularly in Kyoto. Pravda alleged that military an; technical equipment from the Sag ami arsenal was shipped to the United Slates late in 1045 and tha a number of Kawanisi flyinp boat were also sent to the Unite ***»« 635,013,559,600-to-f Shot Wins PACK KINK; LOOKING ABM* • •tOtM (.UN*** The odds ngiiinst it were about 635,013,559,600 to 1, say the experts, but a perfect bridge hand was dealt at St. John, N. B., recently. William E. McKenncy, national authority and NEA Service bridge editor, declared that in his 20 years' association with the game, he had never before known a perfect hand verified, as was this one. by several witnesses. Pictured above are the hands and the foursome that played them. Left to right arc Mrs. J. Reginald Freeman, Mrs. Joseph A. Gray, Mrs. Carl A. Robbins, and Mrs. James T. Turnbull. Mrs. Freeman, Uic dealer, opened with a grand slam in clubs. Mrs. Gray bid a Brand slam in hearts. Mrs. Robbins ended it all with a seven-spade bid, she and her partner collecting I860 points. Mrs. Turnbull held 13 diamonds, but didu'l But a tit* chance to bid. The prize—a pair of nylons. LET'S REVIEW Kducallon, or (he lai'k of It, gels bliuned for about all the world'i Ills. It is pretty KPiiernlly agreed Dint the peoples of Enrth need Iriiclilnu, or perhaps re-teticlilni; Moreover It Is not much trouble in any company to start a free-tor all discussion about the science!!) lueallon. In fact there are some ho Insist Hint teaching is an ml .id not n science at all. Some commentators crusade foi OuetrnlinK study In narrow fields f learning while others whoop-up for wider browsing ranges. loth philosophies cmi IK', rvui to xtremes. Over done, .specialisation cts people In ruts while versatility, one wild, lends men's minds a' wool- athcrlng. Surely there Is n hnppy ledlum, seeing that lx>th extremes re selfish and quite short-sighted. What In Study Schooling actually does not help wople much unless it makes better neighbors or them. It should, by nil iiesim, train th«tn to enn»np In »o- ilvltlcs with other people , for the benefit of nil. Today thin Is clenrly .lie most essential future of education bccHiiw iwoplo who don't un- dcrslmid cooiwratlon »re foehuc led l>y HIP nose straight throujfh collectivism to dictatorship. Oeorfie William Curtis once wrote: "Wl\Ue. Hood men sit «t lioine. not knowing thst there's anythlnit to Ix- done, nor .raring to know, h»U Says Private Enterprise Can So/ve Housing MEMPHIS, Tcnn., April 23. (UP) —Private enterprise can .soh'e the Housing problem for the great mass of people by building low-priced housing, Raymond M. Foley, commissioner of the Federal Housing Administration, declared today. Private enterprise he said "should build more for the lower income groups, especially in the low income field, minority groune and slum clearances and rehabilitation of blighted arens." ^ Because building interests hav< failed to do this, "some circles ave considering public housing fields." Foley declared. The Wyalt veterans' housing program will menu more housiin nnd "will bring about a rcduulloi of the present high cost of bullet ing by some percentage, perrwp as much as 10 per cent In som eas," he said. The program "Is a logical an necessary program hi view n the present emergency" and' cm mrceed "with adequate IcglMatlv authority." Foley said. ATTENTION LADIES Cash Paid for Men's, Women's and Children's Used Clothing and Shoes. 415 W. Ash St. . thut llitv republic Is the contemptible rule of n mob and crotly lonxluK for sonu; splendid anil vlxorous despotism. ... remember that It is not a Kovcrnnwnt mastered by lunomnce: It l.i a government betr«y«l )>y Intelligence.' Btl»)-rd fcy VVh»l? We have > sad stute of »fTair* In deod when Intelligent people r« nll/e that thinits ure taklrm pl»ci wlileli they suspect »re very b«d for the country, yet full to Uke i luuirt In remedylnn nialtem, Pre scvvlnK the v*rson»l liberty of «1 people ought, to be every nun's per smnil duty. Those who have bee without freedom consider Its safet n liluli moral obligation. Some men have, deep learning I fields that do not embrace hUlory government or economics. Other have gained f^r-Hung knowledf! without sensing the dutlen of cltl wnnhip or »njr obllc*tlon townrd ther people. CurtU' long life etuled tefoic thLi century began hut he MW the politic*! <Un«er of thl* d»y with amkilng clMrDM*: "B». rayed by Intelligence," he wld. Tim* rude* FkcU The notion that a nation may be governed, not by a ruler but by Ilia jeople thentMlVM, wai not raw new n Mr. Curtis' time. Our own re public wai hardly half ac old as now when ho began writing for "Harper 1 * Monthly." Otherwise- he had nil the example* we Have. i>Hr difference In hi* naii«ratloii and oun 1* thh: They still appreciated their freedom. Students of thin «K« would not be h«lped much br « "sp*»kln« *c- No. 1 problem. Tb» rlUl a quiilnUmce" with more arts. Neither Is there » crying need for doeper penetration, for have we not lately opentd the potent mtom? CotuoU- •clentlflc freedom need now I* a nfriilMr eW0M StC. compurtUve w«Uwc.. ' W£*r* ' *•« under what qrMOB tttM tto Ured the T/i* Poultry Market AN furnished by W. T. DAVIS Poultry Co. Il*ns — Today — Cox 23c 16c ITll W. Vine - When yoMt tractor *»* new, It hid 100% |enuln* IH p*r(» ihroiiKhoul. And that'* a mighty food »'»y to b«rp It. Don't replace your IH mA|n«to jutf Wc*u*e U need* • IlitU work tiont on Jt, Bring It in inJ U* ut tdjtiM It j"or you. And u«* grnutnc o\\ clean. 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