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TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 1950 (ARK.)' COURIER PACT ttVE Former Senator, Publisher Dies Kansas Republican Won High Award From Britain's King WICHITA. Kas.. Jan. 17. (APV — Henry J. Allen, 81, former United States Republican senator and former governor of Kansas, died shortly after 6 a.m, today at his home here. He had been 111 for several weeks critically ill the last 10 days. A leading party orator at the height of his political career, Allen ,-Lhao; been less active the last 20 Washington Buzzing with Reports Of Plans for New Super Atom Bomb A newspaper editor and publisher in Kansas [or half a century,,he still was chairman of the board of the Wichita Beacon at trie lime of his death. He died at nis home in the Hill- crost Apartments here. A decoration from his majesty's British government climaxed Allen's long public career. But the honor, shared with Mrs Allen who also received the King's medal for "service in the cause freedom," was not for the thing, (or which his neighbors bfst knew him—a lighting career in Republl can politics and long promincnc ft.s a newspaper editor and publisher. It was recognition instead of leadership and service- to post-war Britain — and specifically to the children who survived Uie bombings ami deprivations of a second world conflict. Both were leaders in "Bundles for Britain" and in work of the "Save the Children Foundation" with its program of nurseries and shelters'for British youngsters. Noted /<"" Humanitarian Kffnrt Service as a' Red cross worker in Prance in World War I—with another noted Kansas newspaperman, the late William Allen White of Emporia—had foreshadowed this humanitarian work by Allen. The Emporia Gaette publisher _£wrote Jocularly of their venture In """ ce, nx "Tile Martial Advcn- ?lures of Henry and Me." The King's awards came In 19W —nearly two decades after the sloniiy petrel of Kansas Republicanism had gone into political retirement. Rotund, Jovial, short In stature, in those years he lived cjuieily a.s a Midwest investor and editor, property owner and elder statesman. But he worked daily—health permitting—at his Wichita office. He WASHINGTON, Jan. 17. (AP) —< Washington is buzzing with reports that the government may undertake development of a super A-bomb, perhaps 1,000 times more powerful than the kind this country now has. While no official will talk about 11, the report has gained such wide circulation that It ,has given .rise lo a series of corollary reports md rumors. Among them are reports that: 1. Some scientists now working on atomic projects have already served notice they will refuse to have anything to do with th« "super K>mb" project. 2. The real reason David Lillenthal resigned as chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission was because he was opposed to" the project. tn a broadcast, Drew Pearson, the radio commentator, said that was the reason Ulienthal resigned. Asked about Pearson's statements, Li- Henthal said today he had "no comment." It is known that since last October a committee has been studying the question of whether the government should undertake development of a hydrogen A-bomb. Such a bomb theoretically would be more powerful than the present uranium bomb. The committee is understood to be about at the point of recoin- Goriond County Clerk Quits; To Carry Mail HOT SPRINGS, Jan. 17. (A't— E M. (Buddy) Houpt resigned yesterday BS county and probate clerk of Garland County to become & ru mail earlier The resignation Is cf- ecUve Feb. 1. I Houpt, lias recommended that his second deputy, Clinton Jackson, be appointed by Governor McMath to serve the uncxplrcd term. His chief deputy, Curtis Bell, may become a candidate for the office this year. Vioupt, 34 and a veteran o! Wovlrt War Two, was elected in I34C on the Of ticket headed by Mc.Malh, who ran then for prosecuting attorney. Later. Houpt split with ln« buddies anci was rc-ilected in 1048 on the Better Business Association ticket. Kuliis of Kiidu in Iraq Is hdieicd to have been E city in 5.000 B.C. Bell Is Granted Temporary Rate Hike in Kansas TOPKKA, Kas., Jan. 11. W) _ Southwestern Hell Telephone Company yesterday won district court authorization to Instnll temporary rates of its own choosing I" Kansas. District Judge Dean McEllicnny specified the company must (utntsh bond lo cover the increase. He sold the uoml should be emia at least to the amount of the ntr nvral increase. < TheautlvorlttiUon came In the court's ruling on a Southwestern l application for a temporary injunction prohibiting the Kansas Corporation Commission from interfering with the company's establishment of higher rates. The amount of the increase was not stipulated, but during the Injunction hearing an attorney for flic utility estimated it would be about $3.500,000 annually. It nxmlcl be added to n temporary increase of $3,460.000 n J'cor israiitcd under bond by the corporation com- miwion lust January. Ttis O.8. Bureau of Mines has been studying the cftcct of wash- Ing coal since 1910. TJiere nrc about 200 subsidiary craters on Mount Utna besides the main crater nt the top. PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Slock Guarnnlccd JJcst Prices Kirby Drug Stores ADV1CETO TROUBLED WIVES CoJni THroujxK Chute* W Ufa Afr*td tii»t »4«r Mrn», y (angled, uiw*t Iwllnir may < i][»eoMl For get III Thou, ' «new«4 »*t (or Itf*. tlianVi'to C*H»t A jrand iloTnacnlc tonle, C&rdm ft*lw h'ftlur* build rMf»Unt« *«>1a*t th« atr»fi of functional dUturbaneei. B«la* T Ing Mn*« erf «*!ra and ttmJMe««L _ uafcU ID h«!p[nv diipW Urukm Mid * r null in i from periodic juln, ott*B «i ner»t«i »t tKU HIM. For M «ttt tmfjhUr oull'Wk on iff*, jry CtHajll nfe of W!T« mending the project on the theory that the Russians likely are working toward the same goal. President Truman would have to pass finally on the recommendation. Guinea Pig Trickster Gets Lost on His Own CHICAGO —(/P|— Danie O'Day, a magician, can make "his kulnea pig vnnish by simply snj'ing "abracadabra" or something. It, amazci audiences. O'Day's wife was amazed, too when she vtnl to the amnal's cage in their home anci found the pet had put, on a disappearing act on his own. A man from the Animal Welfare League recovered the guinea piE, but he had to take the eas stove apart to do it. Marriage" Licenses The following couples hare obtained marriage licenses at the office of Miss Elizabeth Blythe, county clerk: Sanford Smith and Miss Dorothy Jean Ray, both of Blyiheville. Calvin" Warren Wright of Blythc- vile and MLss Thema Irene Grirzlc of St. Louis, Mo. With the Courts Chancery Josephine Sellers vs. Mclvln A- OK'S "MERCY DEATHS"— .Dr, Clarence C. Little of Bar Harbor, Me., above, outstanding cancer authority, has suggested a law legalizing "mercy killings," with proper safeguards. Dr. Little endorses the idea of allowing a person to make a will, to be opened if and when he is stricken with an incurable dise.ise, stating whether he wishes to b« killed painlessly. The forthcoming trial of Dr. Herman Sander at Manchester, N. 11., on murder charges growing out ot the "mercy death" of a woman cancer patient has stirred new controversy on the subject. Sellers, petition for'annulment. Leon a Mae Meacham vs. Jamc.s E. Meacham, suit tor divorce. retained chairmanship of the board of the large-st newspaper he had owned and published, the Wichita, Kas., Beacon'. In the late '30s he was part owner and editor of-thr Topekn, Ka.s,, Slate Journal. Hr served as director—and frequently a.5 chairman—of a dozen corporations and civic organizations. Rough and ready in political combat, Allen in younger years was P leading parly orator. Alert, witty, and not always ? conformist, he first sonnhl thf Kansas governorship In' 1912 as a Teddy Roosevelt *' Progressive—and lost. But as a Republican he won the : governorship in 1Q18, was selected • two years later, and was named in Iff29 to an unexphed term in the U.S Senate. 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