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SATURDAY) MARCH 27, 5037 ' BIATHEVIl.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Arabs Demands Independence British Promises to Arabs Foslnr Strife in Troubled Palestine BY MILTON DKON'NF.U NBA Strvlce Staff Correspondent ' LONDON, Mar. 21.—On Easter Slindav. million's of Christians throughout the world will celebrate Ihe R"surrcclio') of Him who brought men Ihe divine message' of peace on earth and good will towards m:-n. Anil yet on that rame Sunday the liind that saw His blrlh and where He lived and died will be enjoying only an un-1 '•"•mil. t"'ni""-nry peace and very llllle good will. The Holy land—holy to three great monotheistic; religion s. Christian. Jewish and Moslem— which 1ms so often been dyed with men's blcod in rougher ages, has only recently again received its blocd'jath ami there is no telling when the horror will be started again. H is a case that. ;ias at wit's C!)d the men who run the British government, which in turn holds the mandate for Palestine — a mandate which President Wilson wisely refused to take for the United Slates. Dominance Important to Britain Today it is doubtful whether under any circumstances Great Britain would give \ip the land once fo misruled by the Turk For today Palestine is an important link in the scheme of British Empire. It has liarbois which serve as important outposts for the navv in case of threats to Ihe Suez Canal. It is the outlet for a uipe-line bearing the Increasingly precious and much-needed oil from the wells of Mosul. And it serves as an .important way- poinl in the air route from.Lon- don to India. What is ^ plaguing the British today i.s tlie conflict in promises they made during the World ,to the Arabs and the Jews, and each of thq,s2 has its world-wide repercussions. The pledge to the Jews aCfects a race scattered all over the "lobe; which sees its co-religionists ground to dust by Hitler in Germany and little better off i|i Rumania and Poland; which I has contributed of its money with '- open hand so that unfortunates could settle in the ancient land 01 their people;- and that ehei- ishes the dream of a restored zldn. '"; •'> •-> • ;The pledge' to tlie Arabs has eiclled the), jealous interest; of the Arab states of Irak, Arabia- Egypt and Tvans-Jordania and is a mat- (er -of muttered gossip -in' the bazaars of India, which has .10,- LW.dCO of the Moslem faith. Promised Arabs Independence • In 1915, anxious to have the Arabs revolt aeain 1 --'. Turkish rule and harry the Turkish ' army, British agents made certain promises regarding the freedom of the ALEXANDKIA X"" IRAK MA^%tfMV.>' \ (Mesopotamia) ARABIA Jewish tot tiers micl, nrniny, nm-'M/^i- • ni • T • (• bushing British (roops. Kngland UY1Y1110' HI IDS <l I jl I first took energetic measures by II O WJIII | J '~ <l JJI ' L With'light'heart the British .took on the job, thinking to do three — | Under leadershin of Fami Bey cl-Knoukjl licit), Arau.s persisl- 'n-lv ayit'ite for the Independence of I'le Holy Land, where Jewish colonipallou and methods have aroused the Jealousies ot natives. Only le-iiiforc^ment of British Increasing Its armed forces to 30,COO. The Arabs culled off Ihelr ;lrlke and then England did what 11! had done a number ol tlmss before—It iiinuert another *Roynl j Commission to Investljiale the Palestine problem. The Jews nsk- ixl for Die right to have Increased migration of their people, The. Arabs practically asked that Pal- • 1 | iwllne be given Its independence as Irak was. The commission has ! i not yet drafted Its re|x>rl. Thc'ii i ( Parliament will debate II. .There ] ; \ lor Ihe moment rests the fule of j i I Ihe liny hind which Is Jusl a bit i bigger than Vermont, but which | nside from its immortal slory In I Ihe DIMc, must be unique on mi-Mi, because It has been said of It: Wit'ltn (lie limits of a prov- ir.ee, it offers ijm varlslles of .soil ond cHmaie of a continent, It is ii country of mountains and plains, of dracrl and nlcn.snnt.-viU- IEJT. cf hike and sen-board, of barren hills, desolate to the last decree of desolation, and of broad • •-u-..- w. i»..iwjub.i. M, luivi ui uiuau i sl!\l:lic.s of ilec|). fruitful soil." Reiser i\'ewn __ '''he diihlh grade of the Kciser troops has brought a cessation to school, under the direction of Miss Mary Sue Wood, presented a mln- thc bloodshed that factional hostility engendered. Arabs claim they were promised. In return lor aid against Turkey in tlie World War, independence for the territory east of Suez Canal 0:1 the an. but Britain ki'eps its inan- '-i.° over Pa!e_stlnc. limatcly be In the minorilv. They claimed the Zionists bought land and thus drove the poorer Arabs off the soil mid Hint Ihe net result was that the Arabs were worse off than they were years before. To this the Jews made reply that they only owned a comparatively small percentage of the cultivat- abls land of Palestine; that they had brought into service land which Arabs had .shamefully neglected for centuries; that the irrigation schemes they financed helned Jew and Arab alike; thai strel show In the school audltor- um Tuesday nlsjht. Special niim- consisted of tap dances by N'clle Ferguson and Martha Mc- ""nllachs, mid solos b^ Prank Owen iwyn and Nowlcn Haynes. T^-aiik Owyn was Interlociiter and end men were Billy Barnes, Harnev , , , Anderson. Nowlcn Haynes, Wood- '"'"Dieted, ships w mm THEME THE vllh tin; nev. II. Lynn Wnile, pas'•»•. Mirakhi'i nl the morning hour •"(I Iho Itiv. Kuiume Hawks, dean ^f th<< school of • theology '-, of ^'U'liorn Mclhocllsl- University, "lullns, .speaklni; nt (he night ser- ving for the morning hour -t" ))i> nliived hv' Miss, Knlliryn " " "Innlsl. MKs Homile Jean ""••'••\""'«, viollnli-l. and the large ••'••• ,..|u ,,1,,,,. .j-|, c ufistor will •""k on ."Christ's 'Resurrection Our ••'••" of Immortality." A number "' --i '-"".iivid lulo the church. •f|iu- (• > ni > '".li will have, n unp- ' fi'vlc'o for infants at 3 -Of>,*i- I.* die afternoon .when ••-. i. W"so>i Henry will sing a '•> «-.i i.'-n infi.<i.s will- he d;ill'-<l nud vows taken by the pnr- f.'lmi'lT Swor la Sneak 'rii~ rvir of, Iho First. Hapllst ""•;'• '>"•' r'Tiiiwcit special music - '••- n'xirrii .K|>n>i/.Q „(, Uic-First example of more scientific 'n hail been imitated b the Arabs. Mo::'<:in Increase Kceiis Pare' Fur from Palestine belnu. made 'voi^e ulac? for the Arabs, they i-'pl-wi in Ihe fact that Ihe figures showed Arabs were actually i^vtner into Palestine from oul- ide l-ii'K Thus in 1922 there !-•» Wl. m Moslems, 83.130 Jews 71.747 Ohriitians. In 1930 . Ni.ro were 8»8,S4a Moslems. 310.'93 .'»ws and 100,474 Christians. '•\ rN-er v/oi'ds, in actual figures low Johnson, Troy Malone, and Roy Bunch. The school orchestra played during the last act, featuring the trio composed of Sue Clwyn. Christine Turner, and. Hazel Hnw- * • « Sliawnco High School brought about 00 students to Kelser Tuesday morning to present a chapel program,-' in exchange for a program that Kelser presented at Shawnec about a month ago. The program was under the direction of Supl. Johnnie Burnett and consisted of musical numbers, dance features.,, recitations, anc pyramid building. The Kelser seniors acted as hosts to the visit- ore. * • t The two' students in the eighth grade who made the honor roll for the fifth month i were Nelle Ferguson and Viola Gant. Mrs. W. W. Watson jr. enter- lalned the Thursday Bridge club. Two new members were added, Mrs. Merrill Polk and Mrs. W. G. When the ship lock of the Uooncvlllq dam on the Columbia river Is be able to sail through, but during construc- .iou a huge crane lifts tugs and other small craft over'temporary bulkheads, as shown above. Note the comparative .si/.c of the men standing In the foreground. Outguessed by Pefense, This Declarer Goes Down a Tricl BY WM. E. MeKKNNEV Secretary, Amrilciin HridRe l.faRue Bridge players sclnetlmes feel driven,.by sheer ncccsd'y, to make doublftil bids or give doubtful inises. East, on today's hand, was in Jusl thai situation. North and South were vulnerable. East's hand' \vns weak, and fits partner had overcallcd, while North had raised , „, „ - -. UIP IncreaFe in .Moslems and Jews Wnlls - Hlul1 Ecore P rizc was 'won ahun=t equal. On "the other ^ Mrs - E - w - P 'SB and cut prize '•ami. aUhoiiKh only 30 per cent ] wns - won by Mrs - Merrill Polk. of thp pnnulation. the Jews point- 1 Mrs - 'Ploy • Kellner visited In . -I nut iheV paid CO per cent of' F ° vl SnUtl1 over the week-end. of self- difficul- Prior to the war, Arab Arab Moslems anil Arab people. It has since been Palestinian Jews lived in more or said (hat the lands meant were less peaceful relations. - Now fear, Syria, Mesopotamia and Trans- economic jealousies, political ani- jordania but not Palestine. The' mosities began to spring up. Tlie Arabs arrert that Palestine was Jewish Agency, set up largely by included in the promise. j Zionist organizations, consulted In November. 1917, the British | with the British officials and ar- governmenl issued the famous ranged for the number of Jewish Balfour declaration, with the full -. emigrants to be allowed into Pal- approval of the American government. -Its aim was to secure for the Allies the powerful influence cf the Jews throughout the world. Later the French and Italian governments gave the declaration their approval. It said the British government viewed with favor the establishment in Palestine of a "National Home for the Jewish People." but It went on' to say that nothing should be done to prejudice the civil and religious rights of non-Jewish communities. Later the mandate, in almost identical language, promised Ihe estine each year. Jews all over the world, rich and poor alike, gave according to their means to help the settlers who secured land, drained marshes, irrigated wildernesses, planted orange and other citrus fruit trees and began to make acres blossom as they had not done since the days of the Bible. Tel Aviv, an all-Jewish city —the only populous one in 'the worlds-became the largest in the Holy Land with over 130,000 people. Forward-looking Jews began !o vision a time when they would be in the majority in Palestine. isamc thing with the same reservn-l The Arabs took alarm. They tions as to non-Jewish elements. ] began to fear that they would ul- j FLAPPER FANNY By Sylvia *• ^BVNU SERVICE. INC. T. M. RIO. U. G. PAT. Off. 4 • '•i) ta\e.<= of one ot the few countries in 'ha world which shows a romfnrfnble surplus and not a cirC'cit in Ihe treasury. TD» nritish government 1ms several times proposed the erection of a Legislative Counclf com- -Hsirn Palestine Arabs. Jew's; and Christians, plus British goveni- -iirnl. official*. None.of these had evn- suited all the parties. ; Serious conflicts resulting in uurder. arfon and amoush have i mimb-ir of times marred the re- "iiil history of tlie country In he summer of 1929 such an outbreak occurred whr-n Jews held a meeting at (he Wailing Wall in Farmers Want to Hire Hands With Trailers DES MOINES. In. (UP)—Automobile trailer houses soon may dot the agricultural landscape if a farming Innovation in northwestern Iowa gains national popularity. Recent help advertisements for farm hands have In many cases stipulated married men with trailer houses. Agricultural authorities are not „ hazarding a gue.ss on what this Jerusalem. Before this outbreak' ncw fi<cto r in the hired help situa- WM over. 133 Jews were, killed i 1 ' 0 " wi " menn ' nud 333 wounded. There were 110 In fornle r years, Iowa farmers known . Arab dentils. Italy Blamed in '3G Hiols But the worst of all took place last year. Tlie Arabs were angered by a new proposal about a Legislative Council. They also professed fear nl the increasing num- t":r of German Jewish immigrants. U was hinted in various London papers that Italian agents, anxious to .stir up trouble for England (with whom Italy was then at cross purposes because of the hired unmarried men, boarding them In their own homes, or employed married helpers, providing them with separate houses. Jvfarrlcd men usually were given the preference, presumably because they were, less likely to leave on short notice. But with a trailer, it has been pointed out. the married farm hand is as mobile as the unmarried helper. The situation lias building constructors worried. They point out partner's opening bid. Perhaps, he reasoned, if he gnvc one raise, South niight stop short of game. •Tills strategy proved Ineffective, or rather worked in reverse, for feuith, holding three i cards of » KQ9 A'J 1092 V43 * 7 5 •! 2 + KQ703 A 7 B 3 V AKJ7G • A 10 * 8 5 4 Rubber—N. & S. vulnerable. South West North East IV 1* 2V 2 A •I V Pass Pass Pass Opening lend—* K. 27 NVest'i suit, and hearing that suit rated by East, reasoned that Nortlr- must be short, in It. He then jumptd to game. South won the opening lead of Today's Contract. Problem North's contract is three no Irump. After winning the opening lead, he can count only seven tricks. What ploy gives him OIL- best chnncc to cslablUh the two tricks needed tor game? A 0 8 2 ••> V JlOti » 1C 10 4 * A Q J •! (Blind) (Blind) supply of price is I tons of Iton. seed A A K G 5 4 VK93 . » 072 E. & W. vul. Opener- Solution tn next issue. 27 least four, and East had raised. If he lirlcl only two cards and till! raised, one of thcss' had to be an hnnor. South i-uv returned his 10 of diamonds, expecting to place West In the lead and eventually get a discard of a losing spado on dummy's jack. However, West, too had been doing^ some thinking. To defeat the contract, the part- iHitshlp must get four tricks., The dir.mnnd was assured, but no clubs could be iron. Hence, if Kast and West could not win three ipade tricks, the contract would •- *<••:•;. Paul U Tlplon inul " '<<l' I""'-' 1 to Kin? ill trio rturi selections with ,Mrs. 'V fimnri, at the organ. Ohes- ••• r-"or will sneak on. "Christ ii All Sufficient Saviour." Mr. "•"•will also t'nvi; .chnivc of the '"hi '['rvlci when lie will preach " "M". land" " Tlie Rrv. rcniilm D. Beasley, pas"" of (lie First Church 'of the 'iwdi'iMie. will n'rcndi at lie IIHTI-II ill, n o'clock, oh "Rcaur- ccllnu Hcvelalion,".'llic choir am nii'rint will slii'r succlal numbers, "nslei 1 lilies will ^bu featured In ,'•- <ti>™rations of this church. "i'.p Is nisen" Is to be the' Ihcnic s ' Ihi! .sermon nt Ihe First Chrls( hn rlnnch Sunday mornbig, u "'••'rrk. when the Rev. Carroll ilovd \"i)i preach. At Ihe evening '•nur. 1 the voiinii , people , of the *urch .will present a play "Ti'imns. called the Twin." 'rim Assembly of Ood church 'vlir.hnve-nn Easter .sonuoii at the mcrnimt 'church worship- with Mis-; Lura Jolinson. who Is coil- ducting iiu cvniiRCllstlc meeting "'er". PS Iho speaker.Tlie ncv. *J. II, Rhodes, rmslnr, and . members of Ihe church have arranged •"• c"i; hunt for the children of Mm .congrenntlon .nt Walker park Sunday afternoon. • Will Itroadrasl Service. Presbyterians are featuring their new organ In the Easier services loinon-ow.- which will be broadcast over KLCN. At the 11 A'e'lock hour ( choir will s dreed IlilK" Roec] •> <ln«l by Ross Stevens ami Todd I'arrlson and a solo by Miss :Nfa'r>'' Eunice Lav.son, and a little later In Ihn sjrvlcn ''The First Fruits "<. 'Hicm That Slept," Lorenz. Mrs. F. n. Jovner will preside at Ihe organ. The Infant baptism Uki. the Hibl (ioi u-, and the ' flrV. )«bm, there Is uhvu>-- • first qu««ii nf juring, flnd dink- tyid J»nrl I'osttr, dtiovc, in.ikea in early bid (o r llu- honor. 'ITiei brunet high school '.tu'ilcnt w»«' chosen to r^clgn ovoi llic Wen-' filchce, Wash, apple blouom' ~ in? •-"There, is: ri ckel-Wllsoii.VwItii' service be observed before tl.c king of diamonds with the ace. Then he laid down two rounds of trumps. He was relieved whui both East and West showed up with two trumps earti. While South had one sure diamond I.Ter and time apparent l,.?ers, he felt, he Ethiopian war), had a hand In jit may mean a reduction ir supnlying money and munitions-structlon of tenant houses on Iowa to Arah rioters. ] farms, or an increase in trailer The Arabs star<crt with a na-1 sales at the expense of lumber tionwide strike. They ended up paint, cement and furniture busi- with wholesale destmction of ness. Jewish colonies, felling of orange I orchards, killing and wounding 1 Read Courier News Want Ada Good clothes deserve fjood care "••<•. Chuck makes a sweet tucking choir boy! You'd never think he was snit-b3ll.<hampion cl th« jvholc school, would yoo?" Your fm«s( things receive (he bcsl of care here. Soft water antl mild soap remove every soiled spot. We bring them home expertly finished and snowy-white. AUNDRY the^ blddiui;. that trie clMnce of mak'ing the contract w»s excellent. West had overcalled xvith .sjiades, which showed at the pastor, the Hcv. Stuart H. Salmon, speaks on "Never Anyone Like Jesus—In the Power of His Life" in conducting a series of Tour sermons.'Another Easter-:sermon will feature the evening-worship entitled "The present Value of Christ's Resurrection." "If Christ Be Not Risen" will hs the theme taken up by the Rev. M. N. Johnston, pastor of o'clock with iverson Morris dire?!- ng and Mrs O. J. Rodgcn> at the >lano. Tlie Pull Clospcl church will lia\o a pantomime, "Tlie First Snsloi," at T30 o'clock which will >c piesented by the P. Y. P. A. At the morning houi, the Hev. >V. O Slngletciiy, pastoi, will ds- hei the Enster scrmoii. Jews Obsmlnif Passover ' Once again Jews all ovei tho ft01 Id ale cclebiating the dellvci- nncc of Israel of old from Egyptian bondage The Hebrew name ~> foi this'Impoitanl. Jewish festival Is "Pcsach," meaning "passoycr," the name being derived fiom the account In Exochw 12 whcie It Is ' naiiated that the angel of death smole Iho nrsl-lwm of ' the Cgiptiaivs but "pawed-o\ci" the houses of the Isiaelltes, which -' had been carefully maikixl with a spilnklllng of lamb-blood on Ihe two side posls arid on the lintel Pcsach begins on the eve of the 1-tth of the month of Nisan and IniU foi seven dajs This year it began Fiidaj evening, March 20. The synagogue services on the eienlng of the 14th Nisan aie fol-i lowed, by house seivices, known ns the Seder, 'meaning "order ar- i inngemeiil.s," which 'members of Ttniiile 1 ' Israel will observe ' here Sunday night nt B o'clock. ' ' An Imitation has "been extend-, cd to the' public by Rnbbl *Mftur-', ; Ice LSOIIS to this colorful cere- ' mony. The Seder Is observed "with" < n iltual men) commcmoialing'i® s lael.s bitter 'lot in Egypt, /'the/ leadeishlp of Moses and Aaroif- and the exodus from the land' of'^ bondage. the lake Street Methodist church, be made. - in his Easter sermon tomorrow On this reasoning West now led j morning. The choir of this church tli» deuce of spa-lcs. East won] will present a cantata at 1:30 with the king and returned his| lost spade. West won with the queen and then cashed the act of spades. H uas apparently n dcsparriic chance, but actually all that it risked was an ovcitrick, meaningless In face of the possible gain. (Copyright, 1331. 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