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TUWPAT, (ARK.) OOUHIEU NEWS * KIN! for Ford — Foster Named to Replace Hoffman as EGA Head WASHINGTON, 8*pl. «. (V)— Paul O. Hoffman Is leaving the nmltl- bUlion-dollar economic Cooperation Administration (BCA) which •• he ojganiud and headed for two and a half years 'Preaident Truman has named William C. Foster,' nowdeputy ad- minUlraio'r of EGA, to succeed him. Hoffman's resignation as administrator of the big agency which operates the Marshall Plan was ac- "Rti *>* th * President yesterday, ll&ad been widely anticipated forWne time, as was the selection of Foster to succeed Hoffman. In his teller ol resignation, Hoffman wrote: "My resignation carries no implication that the usefulness of the tCk Is waning;'on the contrary, I believe that, the ECA's period of greatest usefulness .may lie ahead." He could leave now "In good conscience," he aald, "only-because ot my complete confidence In the EGA organization in Washington, Europe and'Asia." .- Ltlvo tor Private lift I Huffman' told the -President he wished to return to private lite bi this Saturday. : Mr, Truman responded that the "faithful and efficient service wliicl .'you have'given", and ('the circumstances, set. forth, in your letter" Jet him np choice "but, lo acquiesce." ",You have achieved great thing! in dealiflir. with one.of the most.dif ficu'lt problems brought Into being by a crisis In Internjtlonal affair of world magnitude," the Prestden Hoifman"said' that in compliant' with" a'suggestion bj Mr. Trhman he would be, glad to make a flna visit .to the European nations li October as .a consultant, to f.Ci and would :be glad to continue li that capacity "as long as my serv Icee, are .needed." . .... ^<T.xehange *f Letter* Noied Bptir's .appointment was • an nounced in the' exchange of letter Hoffman said, that Mr. Truman decision to," Appoint Foster "will b app)aurled and welcomed by every one.',' He cilled roster "as able an arlmlnlstrator as I have known." •poster, .formerly, undersecretary of^commerce, Joined ECA as deputy administrator in 1848. He is a native" of Westfield, NJ. Hoffman has been reported as pUnnthg to become director of the Ford Kpunda'tlo'n, a research, edu- canonal and' philanthropic organl- Eat1oh"''set up by-grants-from the Ford automobile family. Before coming to EGA, Hot/man was head "of a .Ford competitor,, the Stude baiter Corp. At, a Jsrewell news conference, Hb'Ifrrwn urged that' the United Stain spend 18,000.000,000 to «H,- DOO.'oofJ.OOO ..during the nert three Te«fs to "tell UM story of democra- ey" abroad. He .said (his. sum should be set aside as part of 4129,000,000,000 to I1SO noooOOOOO whl^'i he rlri-brM the Untied Sta^ should spend over the same period to build its oUh ytary airencth and that of Ita. Women R*s«rv«> Colled to Duty ' By U. S. Army WASHINGTON, sVpt. it. /AP}— The Army has called 1,«44 women reservUU to active duly, • ^ • • The firat nil'for Army women since the service* atarted expanding went out yesterday to tM officers and 108 enlisted women. Enlisted personnel were ordered to duyl by Nov. 15. Various dates were set for the officers but all were to be In by Nov. M. . Only single women without dependents were called. Independent Phone Companies In State Want Higher Rates \ The .first European to-visit the present site of Kansaa city la be lieved. to', have been Btlenne 'd< Bourgmont, in nil. MOT anuNOs. Ark., »*pt. >•• (AP) -- if the Southwestern 'Bell Telephone Company gets a permanent rate Increase in AikaiLsaj, the 101 independent telephone companies In the state will lak boosts. 'S.S. Une of RussellVille, president of the We*tern A/Un«4s Telephone Company and of the Arkansas State Telephones Association, made that prediction at the association's meeting here yiMterday. "I hope Southwestern' Beil gets Its rale Increase," he said. "Then the independents will ask for the Increases they need and deserve." Southwestern Bell has put into effect on a temporary basi^ rate increases totaling more than M.OOO,- 000 a year. Tt the Arkansas Public Service Commission refuses U> grant pernujient Increases, tin temporary Increase* will b« refunded to customers. • • • / 'anadian Garden MINNEDO6A, Manitoba — (/f> — he village of Newdale, 20 miles est of here, boasU a woman with n unusual hobby. Mrs. Moris Ijivery is a gardener of citrus fruits. Her tropical moor garden consists of a four-foot range tree which has so far pro- uced two ripe, rich oranges, and lemon tree which last year, bore gigantic lemon 11 Inches in clr umference. William C. Kmlt-r -- • have to^sce »at th« Rllsabin armies don't march," h* added. Eugene O'Neill, Jr Kill? Self In Despondency XT., Sept. M 4*111, Jr.^ 4p-ye»r «W »on of th« famous playwright, killed .himself jMt*rday in a fit of despondency after t broken engagement. 'i / . .' j A claulcal atudent and a teacher of drama, literature and* ancient Greek, h« choc* » form of »ulcM« Skip Alexander Still in Serious Condition Today EVANSVILLB, Ind., 8«pt. M. Skip Alexander, weU-known profn- stona) golfer, who WM hurt In * plane crash here Sunday nlfht, remained in "Quite Mrtout" condition today. Only his wilt and her Jattwr, W. T. Reads, ot Dillai. Tex,, art admlUed to hU hospital room. Alexander, 31, of TjexintUxi, N.O., suffered a broken left lee and hurna on the hands, arms and (ace. Three Sioux Falls, S.D., Ctvtl Air Patrol officers were killed In the plane crash... Hollywood continual from pa«« • • Ty (OM shopping around sioth»r's D*y la still counting on a grandchild. "Oo« of theta tun," abe Prank Rosa, who'i alwajra plunk- ad himself down In the producer'* ch»Jr, will direct hte wife, Joan Caulfleld, In "To Many klssn." Hope Iher* won't be too many wr»umenU . . . Husband Pred Kn- kelhoffe's nplaiiatlon of E)U Logan's bl« "NO" to a Pox film offer: "E1U Just doesn't like mo- vle«." . . . William Powell will do the narration for MC1M'« "It's a >lt Country," in addition to hla al- C*«Mral Chow;. Silks and Safin* TAIPE, Pormow (/P) — usually look twice wh*n MM <M Mlsa Cbou Mei-yu. It isn't her look*. wb»t attncta -Itentlon la tb* aUr ah< we*ra, the insignia of a major fen»al'ta the nationalist army. > Miss—pardon—Oenwal Cho« ki the only woman to hold such rmnk In Chiang Kai-shek', forCM.'8h* U In charge of training nurses foe UM nationalist army. Born and brought up in Pelplnf, >h* waa tnmwi at the famed Rockefeller-andowed Pekln» Union Uedieal colU«». -.: ,. • raa,dy completed abort Hqueno*' bi the picture . , . "Black -Jaclt," ; thi movie Herbert Marshall, Acnn Moorehcad and Oeorge Bandera made In Spain, ii up for outrlftat . sale or releaalnf "deal. ' ' .'"•' WANT A BARGAIN? : * ' i New FarmTruckGrain Body Here's the complete description : 13'fi" length, 'IS" solid sides, grain tail gate, runners and cross members 3"xh'", 2" floor. Oak and pine construction, steel side rub rails, painted 2 coats. SPECIAL PRICE Installed G. C WILSON - HOLLAND, MO traditional with the Roman stoics H« sat in his bath, and opene the veirw of his wrist with a raao Ulster County Coroner .Ernest O KellyJUted the death BS a suicide Before O'Neill died, the corone said, he staggered downstairs. H >ody was round on the lower floo by, a neighbor who came to nalK Tl house Vs located in an artists an writen community in the Catslci MounUirm, north of New York Git St*t«: ppllc*." who ^searched th hoii*« *l»hfr," JiRld ~tt«y found an signed note reading: "Never let it be «ald that O'Neill failed to empty a bottle. "Hall and farewell." Friends said O'Neill had been In deep depre.ssion -since Ruth Lander, an artists' agent, had broken; off her engagement with, him last Saturday. v "Everyone knows about my engagement being broken," MUs lender **td aft*r learning t>l the d*ftth,- : - /'I'm very ftorry, very \inhRppy, and broken up about the whole thing." 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