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W* «*»^ )« r =s«assxi H&J .M J-Jj~. ~^«.VhiA .-ffiiEja-Jp,^ •t ;.t. R *' %'.. r I'' »• .^//u^Uf^-tUWfraw^JM^ht^HM***^ ^mW^W^^»WKtW ! .'«#tK.'ttWMiif l$>< r rage Six HOPE STAR, HO P E, ARKANSAS Tuesdoy, August 27, 1946 . .- »_A^i—. .T—..'. • --- -E-. Auditor Plans Disappearance Act, Is Caught Milford. Pa., Aug. 26 — -Of) — Authorities from Stamford, Conn., today took custody of Abraham Kohn. 45-year-old Stamford Conn, auditor who admitted the planned "disappearance" of himself, his four sons and a three-year-old Chinese boy in order "to attract attention so I could try and find my wife." Pvt. Joseph Wrobleski, of the Pennsylvania State Police, said Kohn "willingly" waived extradition before Associate Judge Amos • Gregory in the State Police barracks here. Kohn was allowed to drive his own car on the trip to Connecticut. With him rode Detective John Mclnerney of the Stamford police. Dectective ASA Scan- Ion and William O'Leary. probation officer of the Connecticut Juvenile Court, followed in another car. • • • . Prosecutor P. Lawrence Epifanio said in Stamford yesterday ho had issued a warrant for the arrest of Kohn, on charge of "woefully and unlawfully permitting a minor under 16 to be placed under such a situation that his life is endangered or his health is likely to be injured." ' -. Kohn, together with his sons whose ages range from six to-14 and the Chinese boy, were taken into custody Saturday night by Pennsylvania state police here. Arkansas Highway Safety Committee Picked by Shcpperd Little Rock, Aug. 26 —(UP)— A study of Arkansas' traffic laws. With • particular emphasis on lasv enforcement at the justice of the peace and police court level, will be made by the Arkansas Safety Council. The group, which met in iiittle Rock today to complete its organization, planned no drastic changes in traffic laws, but will seek better education and enforcement, said Chairman Bill Shepperd of Pine Bluff. He said that mechanics of most of Arkansas' laws were alright, but lack of state police and state revenue department personnel prohibited their enforcement at times, he pointed out. A 15 man executive committee was named today, composed of Shepherd, G. D. Sontheimcr. Little RocV. C. E. Bell, Jr., Little Rock; W. F. Bradford, Morrilton; Lloyd Dhonau, Little Rock, Ralph B. Jones, r....tle Rock; S. A. Kemp, Hot Springs; Earl Kirk. Para- Eould; M r s Dcloss McKnight, Wynne; Charles Mowery, Little Rock; J. R. Porter, Little Rock; Seth Reynolds, Ashdown; Mrs. J. W. Rhea of Waldo; Mrs. Carl Sheid, Mountain Home) J. W. Shryock, Brinklcy and Rowland Byrd of Little Rock. William R. Herndon Photographer PHONE 493 or M4-J Portraits Commercial Advertising Photo Copies 24 Hour Service They disappeared Friday, leaving a rowboat drifting in Long Island sound near Maaroneck ,N. Y., as the only clue to their whereabouts. Shortly after Kohn and the five youths were taken in custody by policy at' an inn here following a lip from Connecticut police, Kohn told the Associated Press: "It was the only way I had to attract attenlion so I could Iry and find my wife. I had planned it lor two WCCKS actually—spent a week getting the details down. o DUTCH DILEMMA North Plattc, Nebr.. Aug. 27 —(/P) — A resident in Holland wrote Mrs. Ira Blakcman and thanked her - for clothing sent through the Salvation Army, but she was not quite clear on one point. The Dutch woman wrote: "We don't know where is Nebraska, in England? In Canada or America? When you write again, please, will you tell us?" -<? There's always fun in a trip by car when everything's running fine... One way to see that everything does is... watch for the (csso) sign! FOR THE FIRST TlMl IN YEARS, you're driving for fun thiir summer. And the familiar red, white and blue ESSO Dealer sign can help you make sure you get it. From Maine to Louisiana it signals "Happy Motor- ^ng," It stands for high quality hi gasoline and oil, as well as ATLAS Tires, Batteries and Accessories. Before you start your summer trips—and when you're on the road—make it your regular stopping place! €sso: 01Alf« Remember, too—careful driving Counts today as never before! The Sim of •Happy Motoring' STANDARD OIL COMPANY OF NEW JERSEY Copt. 19U. E«M Inc Willis' Esso Station & Tire Shop Phone 706 G. J. WiHiS 3rd 4 Hazel Sts. Hope, Ark. Drawing Cards Drive Planned to Organize State's 12,500 Teachers Little Rock, Aug. 27 —(/I 3 )—James T. Karam, o£ Litlle Rock, national president ot the Veterans Industrial Association, announced plans today for a drive to organize Arkansas' 12,500 public school teachers lo work for "decent wages." Karam said a form letler proposing a wage minimum and n salary scale based upon prepara- lion, was being mailed to all teachers of the stale. The minimums are graduated from $1,200 annually for all teachers regardless of preparation up lo $2,300 for those master degrees. Karam said an advisory group of 25 "key" teachers had been set up lo dirccl organizalion aclivities in different sections of the slalc an lhal four trained labor men were assisting in the drive. The VIA was organized by Kar am earlier this year as an open- shop labor organizalion. T. M. Stinnett, executive director of the Arkansas Education As- siocialion, and Ralph Jones, stale cducalion commissioner, declined comment on the VIA plans. "It's grand to get out iu the great open spaces, isn't it?"' This Curious World By William Ferguson Production of Crude Oil in U. S. Decreases Tulsn, Okla., Aug. 27 — — United States dally crude oil production decreased 12,209- barrels to tolal 4,487,909 barrels tor Ihc week ending August 24, the oil and gas journal reported today. California showed the largest drop, decreasing 13,100 barrels to 872,500; and was followed by the Rocky Mountain area of Colorado, Montana and Wyoming which declined 0,030 barrels to 173,000, Kansas was down 2,550 barrels lo 274,000 and illinlis off 250 barrels lo 203,800. Texas oil production remained unchanged at 2,119,800 barrels. Mississippi output continued to rise, increasing 5,150 barrels to 70,600. Other increases were made by the eastern area up 3,000 barrels to G7.500; Oklahoma up 1,050 barrels lo 384,600; and Louisiana up 250 barrels to 935,850. Tennessee Court Having Tough Time Picking Jury Lnwrcncoburg, Tenn., Aug. 20 —(UP)— John Gigg, 73-yearolCf native of Illinois, was chosen today the fourth juror as the state laborisously sought lo pick a panel of 12 lo Iry 25 Negroes charged with attempted murder in Ihc Feb. 25 race riol at nearby Columbia. Since jury selection began 12 days ngp, a total of 131 of 312 prospective jurors have been qucs Honed, only four chosen. State anct defense attorneys nsk the prospective jurors such questions as: Uo, you believe In the principles of tho Ku Kulx Klanr Would you give n3 much weight to t» Ne8ro's n tost - mony as to a white man's? And; do you belong to any interracial organizations, such as the National Association for -Advancement of Colored People? [a Judge Joe Ingram find Tlny» mong Johnson $25 for failing to answer a jury summons today. .; o If your broom IMS become n lit: tic limp, dip It In a pail of boiling soda water and dry it in the sun, A1SA would stick to Its proposal to seek salary increases for teachers through Ihc nexl legislature. Jones estimates that the average teacher salary during Ihc coming millUIH Ull LIIC V l/\ [Jlilllb. v ~"^ .,, , , A,, rnnn Slinnctt said, however, that thcyear will be about $1.200. USED TELEPHONE LINE5 BEFORE MAN/ A LINE RUNNING FROM - THE WEB TO THE SPIDER'S HIDEOUT &IVES NOTICE WHEN IS CAUGHT. CORK. 1»46 BY NEA SERVICE. INC. T. M. REO. U. S. PAT. OFF, , Octets HOTDOGS WITHOUT RRUSH OFTEM-ARE EATEN WITH REi-ISH BETTY HESSELBEEO, ARMY NS! TURN YOUR MOS INTO A GOOD JOB NEW HIGHER PAY SCALES NOW IN EFFECT If you held one of certain Army Military Occupational Specialties you may now enlist in the new Regular Army at a grade commensurate with your skill and experience, provided you enlist for 3 years and within a prescribed time after your last satisfactory military service. Opportunity for advancement, good, steady work. Get all the facts at your nearest U.S. Army Recruiting Station. A oooa JOB FOR you U. S. Army CHOOSE- THIS FINE PROFESSION NOW! SPECIAL NOTICE This is SERVICE MONTH Cars and Trucks This is the time of the year when you should start fixing up and getting ready to face the months ahead. Lubrication plays a big part in the life of your car. The proper Repair Work done and Done Right will save you time and money. Your car is like your body ... it needs a doctor's check-up once a month, Stop in and meet our mechanics Mr. Chapman. Mr. Mayton, Mr. Thompson Mr. Williams Mr. Fred G. Stickney, Owner FRED'S AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE Texaco Products 24 Hour Service Corner of Walnut & Division Phone 933 Hope, Arkansas Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex. H. Washburn Talking Back From a Dead World Dr. J. A. Hutchcson, Westing >V\ousc research scientist and one of the observers at the second Bikini atom bomb lest, gave the Associated Press a startling interview yesterday at Pittsburgh. Ever since telescopes disclosed lhat the moon is a piece o£ terra firma and not a mere cloud ol insubstantial vapor men have DERIVE THEIR. NAME' v FROM THE CITY OP JAEN , A SPANISH TOWN NOTED FOR, ITS TEXTILE PURIN& THE I6TH C£NTUgV. Army Mix-Up Halts Marriage of Virginia Bruce Hollywood, Aug. 27 — (/P) — A mixup over his leave papers landed Actress Virginia Bruce's iiance in an army stockade last night, but he was out again a slew hours later, confident that their marriage would go ahead as scheduled. Climaxing an evening of mysterious maneuvers, with two army investigators who /wouldn't even give their names playing principal roles, Pvt. Ali M. Ipar, a Turkish national,, was freed - on -orders, of Capt; William -Beckerman', provost jnarshal at nearby Fort MacAr- Jhur, who said: "We have nothing on this man and have no reason to hold him." Neither Beckerman nor the army agents, who described themselves only as connected with the \Var Department's Criminal Investigation Division, would comment on the nature of the investigation. Said dark-eyed, mustached Ipar: "It was all a mistake, involving my leave papers. There was too much to-v-o about nothing." He says he is on leave from Fort Lewis, Wash., until Sept. 2-. He and Miss Bruce^ planning their wedding for 5 p.m. today, announced they'd honeymoon for fpui days in Las Vegas, Nov. They met several months ago in Mexico City where he was produc ing pictures. The 35-year-old cctrcss has been married twice before, *irst to -ihc laic John Gilbert, father of her 13-year-old daughter, Susan; thci to the late J. Walter Ruben, di rector and father of her son, Chris lopher, o 1 WINGED CURRENCY Redwood Falls, Minn., AUK. 27 —(/Pi— When a Waseca, Minn., woman molorisl stepped from her automobile after a 20-mile trip from home she found $10 in cur- Veteran Hollywood Screen Writer Dies Monday Hollywood, Aug. 27 — —Jcanie VlacPherson, 63, screen writer who jncc had herself ; iiailed so she could get authentic .material for Cecil B. DcMille production, died yesterda - in Cedars of Lebanon lospilal aflcr an operation. Using the name Angie Brown,, Miss MacPhcrson got herself sent-, cnced to 10 days in Jail Dec. 14, 1921, in Detroit on a theft charge, she once told an interviewer. She ,vas seeking color for the movie •Manslaughter 1 '- and stayed in the ock-up three days, she said, before calling for DeMille to arrange icr release. Before joining DeMille, whom she helped produce "The Ten Commandments" and "King of Kings," among others Miss MacPherson was an actress and a o- dancer. Pay Increases for State Employes Sought by Laney Little Rock, Aug. 27 — —Governor Laney hopes for pay increases for state employes making less than ?200 a month. He asked department heads to propose their biennial budgets with a view toward increasing pay in the lower salary brackets wilhout increasing all lo'tals. He said this cou!<l be done by elimination of unnecessary jobs and more efficient operations. rency on the running board. The money, she recalled, had been placed on the running board while she took some camera pie- ures before starting the trip. And had not been dislodged during ie 20-mile drive. t «•••«• f f f«*« «*«*«(*••!«• *ti»f*ttf**f Coleman's Station Joe C. Coleman Telephone 187 3rd & Hcrvey Sts. Hope, Ark, H It's Happy Motoring You Want. See Us . TARPliY'S ISSO SERVICE Conveniently Located Third and Laurel Streets Hope, Arkansas Reliable Service — Reasonable Prices Telephone 777 FOOLED THEM For 20 years after their discov- ry, the male and female Williamon's sapsuckcrs were recorded by irnithologists as separate species Whittaker Spends $3083 in Campaign Which He Lost Lilllc Bock, Aug. 27 —M')— Lee Whittaker. air force veteran of Fort Smith, reported to the secretary of stale today he spent $3,083 in his unsuccessful campaign to wrest the Fourth District congressional nomination from Hep. Fadjo Cravens. Whittaker is now contesting results of tne district primary. He reported that $800 of the total amount he spent was devoted to challenging Act 107 of 1945 which separated state and federal elections A lower court held the act unconstitutional but was reversed by the supreme court. • \ Bring Your Prescriptions to Wards In the hands of a Registered Pharmacist, all the ingredients of endless prescriptions become the source for the filling of the very particular prescrip- tion which can help you. -~~ SEE US FOR - • Cosmetics * Perfumes t Pottery f Stationery f Colognes • Toiletries WARD & SON We've Got It Phone 62 "The Leading Druggist" Wood cngraviui! by II. MtCormick bused upon Iho grijjiual oil painting '/' Tofacco ... and in a Cigarette ^ its the Tobacco that counts 10.40, The American Tabneco Company dreamed about in person. going to tne moon Hope Star WEATHER FORECAtT Arkansas: Partly cloudy this aft' ernoon, tonight and Thursday* scattered thundershowers Thursday and in south portion this afternoon. 47TH YEAR: VOL. 47—NO. 270 Star of Hocx. 1899: Press, 1927. Consolidatod January 18. 1929. HOPE, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 1946 (AP)—Means Associated Press (NEA)—Means Newspaoer EnteroMse Ass'n. PRICE 5c COPY Meat Ceiling May Be Taken to President GRANT DILLMAN /ashington, Aug. 28—(UP)—Sec- How they would get there, oui early thinkers decided, was a mailer of developing powerful-enough rockets—a theory still held unani '•,/mously by scientists. But there were drawbacks to sending men to Ihc moon in person The moon has no water—and no air. And my own last persona technical reading indicated, as recall, that the moon is one o those curious places where (with out the moderating influence of air and water) the temperature fries in the daytime and plunges lo 273 degrees below zero at night. Not a nice place to be caught in '—and there arc no roundtrip rockets even in the planning stage. v The Army, however, docs plan to have a rocket ready for a flight lo the moon in the next 18 months. The trip would lake about, CO hours. -. , And here's where Dr. Hutchnson s interview comes in. The doctor tola the AP in Pittsburgh yesterday it retary of Agriculture Clinton Anderson, acting under what 'Miss Arkansas' En route to Beauty Contest is perfectly feasible to send lhat rocket without a crew, out but P. -. ..„ ..-.. he said was a "clear mandate from Congress," today ordered OPA to make the new ceilings on livestock substantially higher than those which expired June 30. It was estimated this will mean an increase of 5.5 cents a pound in the average retail price of beef over the June 30 OPA ceiling, and an average retail increase of .'',.5 cents a pound for pork. These new retail price levels, however, still would be considerably below present retail meal prices. These prices have been free from control since OPA expired. The Price Decontrol Board decided last week lhat meal should be returned lo price ceilings. Anderson recommended top ceiling prices at Chicago of $16.25 a hundred pounds /or choice hogs and $20.25 a hundred pounds for choice catlle, live weight. He also recommended that OPA set ceil ings on dressed lamb lhat would be equal lo about $19 a hundred Little Rock, Aug. 28 — fUP) — Miss Rebecca Jane McCall of Blylhevillc, Miss Arkansas of 1040, planned to leave the capital city today cnroute to Atlantic Cily, N. J., as the stale's representative in the national beauty contest next week. She will be chaperoned by Mrs, Thomas J. Allen of Brinklcy. Yesterday, Miss McCall was commissioned an 'Arkansas Traveler' by Gov. Ben Lancy in a ceremony in his office. Later in the day she allendcd the wedding of Miss Leslie Hampton, Miss Arkansas of 1945, lo Clyde L, Scott, ex-Navy football star of Smackover, Ark. The wedding took place U. S. Is Warned Where Russian Bear Wants a Paw-Hold Transportation Crisis Is Near manned with scientific instruments including an automatic radio broad• • • '-' report during The" 60-hour swish to" the moon. casting set which would back to earth every hour pounds on live lambs. OPA spokesmen said, however, lhat the law gave Anderson such authority only in the case of a scarce agricultural commodity actually under 'ceilings. He said it was not known im al Lake Village, Miss Hampton. Ark., home of ^ BULGARIA Turkey has held the strategic Bosporus-Marmora-Dardanelles passage for the ~ last 500 years. Although remaining Turkish territory, the Straits were under ~ international guardianship from 1923 to 1936, at which time the Montreux Con-" vtntion went into effect. This removed all restrictions, permitted Turkey to fortify th« previously demilitarized Straits. Now Russia demands that control of the Straits be limited to nations bordering the Black Sea. Thai's somewhat better, doctor. I mediately what action OPA would The moon was one place I never QUALITY OF PRODUCT IS ESSENTIAL TO CONTINUING SUCCESS had a hankering to go in person My reading always told me wny distance lends enchantment. * * * By JAMES THRASHER It's the Little Things Some psychiatrists say that we Americans are suffering from a mass neurosis. Radio announcers j advise assorted nostrums for that tired, nervous feeling. Various po- lilcians assure us lhat various things like more government planning, more free enterprise, white supremacy, socialized medicine or Ihc Tnwnsend Plan will pul us on take in connection with Anderson's recommendation or when il would be taken. Anderson said in his announce- jmenl the higher ceilings on livc- | stock were necessary to encourage production. Ho said he was our feet again. Obviously, where there is so much diagnostic smoke there must be some pathological fire. We seem alarmed by livestock to Ihc recent market in flood of an effort to beat the impending price ceilings. He said this would "curtail considerably" the meat supplies of future months and, if continued, "can well be disastrous." The Agriculture Department said the average retail price of beef at New York Cily on July 3t was Confession of 13-Year-Old SlayerChecked Buffalo, N. Y., Aug. 28 — (UP) — A Pittsburgh homicide squad lieutenant, Peter A. Connors, arrived here loday lo invesligalc the confession of a 13-year-old boy who admitted accidentally killing a playmate last New Year's Eve and hiding the body in an ash pile because he was "scared." I The boy, Charles H. Hazletl, an cighlh grade student in Pittsburgh, told police the shooting occurred last Dec. 31 while he and the victim, Michael Gcrrich, 12, were playing "holdup man" in the kitchen of the Hazlctt home. Connors said he would question Ihc boy briefly here before returning him to Pittsburgh sometime loday. Hazlcll, spending a vacation in Buffalo with an aunt, was taken into custody yesterday on Ihc advice of Pennsylvania aulhor- itics after young Gcrrich's decomposed body was discovered :'n the basement of the former Hazletl home. In a slatcment to local authorities, Hazlctt said the shooting occurred after the Gcrrich boy suggested that "I shoot him like he was a jailbird or something." The two boys, who had been friends By AUSTIN C. WEHRWEIN Washington, Aug. 28 — (UP), — Government agencies swung into action loday lo avert the threat of the worst transportation crisis -in. the nation's history. The Civilian Production Admin- Istralion took the initial step in irrj- plcmenting Reconversion Director John R. Steelman's emergency program to get 120,000 more railroad cars rolling and lo divert all possible freight; to coastal and in- tercoaslal ships, .';' CPA Administrator John D. Small appealed lo the slcel and lumber industries lo speed :"low of materials needed to complete 40,000 new railroad cars by the end of the year, anil said new steps were under study to expedite reconditioning of 80,000 idle cars awaiting repair. • "Until we get more cars into service or more use out of the cars we now have, the country's potential rale of oulpul will be held down because of sluggish circulation of basic products and ma^- terials," Small said. *•.. Stcelman said both domestic re- conversion and foreign "economic and polilical stabilization" were ,. f n jeopardy when he ordered CPA, the Office of Defense Transportation, the Maritime Commission and five olhcr agencies to .join the as- saull on Ihc tightening transportation bottleneck. on the way to -becoming a sick. thoroughly cured. nervous nalion, if we aren'l there already. Some of our symptoms, of course, are evident and have been explored, though not We" arc well aware of such things severe shortage in the midst of bumper production. We understand the jumpy feeling that comes from having a peace conference beat the same old diplomatic bushes while tho problem of controlling atomic energy sits unnoticed in the anteroom. We are alcrl 50 ccnls a pound,'compared wilh and next door neighbors for sev- 37.7 ccnls under former OPA ceil- oral years, played together for ings some time New Year's eve-before Tlie average price of pork and they discovered a .22 caliber rifle .ard was 46 cents a pound compared with a former OPA top of 30.2 cents. Officials said the increases resulting from the hike in livestock prices would be added to the former OPA ceilings. The new retail -increase resulting from higher livestock ceilings thus would be added to the retail increases made necessary by reduction of subsidies. lo group unrest. and class tension and The other agencies were the War Shipping Administralion, the National Housing Agency, the OPA, mid the Stale and Agriculture Departments. An ODT spokesman said the nroblem was simply lhat the railroads got "a 10 year beating during the five war years" and only permanenl solulion will mnro rolling stock. ODT said the railroads are carrying heavier loads than during the war, with car loadings running 900,000 per week. It estimated that withoul "exlraordinary measures" Ihc fall peak would find up to 75,- Bolkoiv Mts. cr IS^ Bosporus 18 mi. long SAMOTHRACE Turks report Russians hold large-scale army maneuvers here. Russia has owr 1000 miles of Black Sea coastline. Turkey about 800. Bulgaria and Romania, Soviet satellites, together have some 400 miles. USSR also claims strategically important Kars^Ardahan-Artv.in area of Turkey. Turks fear Russian military bases there and in Straits area would convert Turkey into a Russian puppet state. DARDANELLES the be By GRANT DILI-MAN Washington, Aug. 28 — (UP) high government source said to- All Ihcse add up lo a slalc of confusion mid contradictions. But there are the oilier lilllc, inexplicable contradictions and confusions thai duller up our daily lives without our being fully conscious of them. We arc unwise lo ignore them—for everybody knows that it's the little things lhat drive you wacky. What lilllc things? Well, here arc some examples gleaned from one clay's news: The United States Navy sold Iwo destroyer escorts lo Ihc Commonwealth of Pcnsylvania for $1, or considerably less than Ihc price of 'iwo dozen eggs. Americans spent $1,200,000,000 last year on jewels and other bau- bilcs and tires arc wearing out. Gct- Ihc United States have an aggregate annual income of less than $2000. A scarcity of wild animals in Asia and Africa has sent prices so high that American zoo offcials have gone on a buyers' strike. New automobiles arc scarce as pearls in oysters. New tires arcn'l much more plentiful. Old automobiles and tires ar wearing out. Gcl- ling train or plane reservations is a major achievement. The Commerce Dcparlmcnl thinks lhal va- calioning Americans may spend a record $10,000,000,000 Ihis year. Flushing, N. Y., silc of the New York World's Fair, is planning a $50,000,000 shopping center tilrccls coulcd in summer warmed in winter, and with moving platforms instead of sidewalks, to save customers Ihc burden ol walking. Near Flushing, veterans' families arc living in new $9500 houses which havo leaky roofs and doors, cracking walls, sagging floors, and cesspools instead of sewage syslcms. Liltlc things li'ke these, perhaps, arc what have a lot of us turning urouiul suddenly and finding no body there. We ought lo face them frankly and fearlessly. The only possible drawback is that, having done so, we might find ourselves- n trifle wackier Ihati we were be lore. Three Men Held in Fatal Shooting Near Sparkman Fordycc. Aug. 28 —(/TV- James Cliittum of Sparkman, Ark., was falallv wouncied by a bullet i'ired from'a .22 pistol al Sparkman yes- lerday. He was lakcn lo a Camden hospital, where he died later of near Sparkman in the da.y. Jack Sims wus Held today by without formal Dallas county day the squabble between OPA and The Agriculture Department over livcslock ceilings will be laid before President Truman if the agencies can't agree. This source, who preferred lo remain anonymous, said Reconver- sion Director John R. Stcelman prefers not to lake the rcsponsibil- ily for Iho decision. As a result, it was said, Steel' nan has decided to phone Mr. Trunan in Bermuda if it appears that he (Stcelman) will be unable to Continued on Page Two , o Facts About Chiseling Car Dealers By JAMES MARLOW Washington, Aug. 2R — (/I 1 ) — There's chiseling in selling automobiles. Here's a roundup of things lo keep in mind. New and used cars arc under OPA ceilings. If you have doubts about a car's ceilings, ask your local price control board. If you've been overcharged, you can act against Ihe seller llirough your own lawcr or the local price control board. If your lawyer sues, and wins, you can collect three limes Ihc amount of overcharge. The losing seller has lo pay court costs. If OPA handles il, and wins, you gel back Ihc amount of overcharge. The government keeps anything recovered above Ihc overcharge. If OPA prosecutes a seller criminally, he can be fined $5,000 and jailed for one year on each count. Or OPA can have the seller's license suspended one year, if he's a dealer. Or, through a court order, it can seek lo prevent his overcharging anyone else. There are various violations of OPA regulations. 1. Side payments. A seller can't legally sell you a car for Ihc ceiling price — laking lhat much in a chock, say — and then take additional cash on the side. This might keep his records from showing a violation, but it would be a violation. 2. Not allowing 1'easonable value on a trade-in. A person taking your tradcd-in car must allow you a reasonable vatic. Otherwise, he's overcharging on the car he sells you. 3. Requiring a trade-in on a new or used car. A dealer can't compel you to trade in your old ear- before he'll sell you another. (There seems small chance for OPA to hook anyone on this. If charge you're on a dealer's list for a now author!- car but have no lradc-in, you can owned by Charles Hazlelt, Sr., 35, in a bedroom. ". . .Mikey saw my father's rifle standing i'n the bedroom," Hazletl said. "He suggesled we play with it.and I told him that my father would not like it. He said: 'well he isn't home'- so I thought it. would be all right. We took it to the kitchen where Mikcy suggested that I shoot him like ho was a jailbird or something. We didn't know the gun was loaded. He was standing between the refrigerator and the table when I pulled the trigger and he staggered toward the door. He said il was an accident. "He fell back toward the pantry door and said 'I am dying,' " Haz- lctt continued. "I waited for a while and then put my old 'underwear on his injury for about If minutes and then I listened to his heart and I couldn't hear it so knew he was dead." "I turned on the cellar lights ?,;id then put my arms under and dragged him down inlo the cellar and put him behind a pack ing case we had in the cellar. ' took his overcoat and hunting cap and covered him. "Then I went back upstairs anc cleaned up a lillle blood," Ha/.lcl related. "I took the empty slid out of Ihc gun and threw it in th garbage and put the gun back.' Ha/lctl said he had called : : o "Mikcy" earlier in the evening am "asked his mother if he couli come out and play with me ; while." With the consent of Gcrrich 1 Continued on Page Two Continued on Pagr; Two -- o -'Dry' Kansas Headed for uor Teachers Plan Pre-School Study Program The Hempstead County school teachers begin a ten-day pre-school planning program at the Hope High School and Yerger High School .on Monday, September 2.- This program is under the direction of E. R. ...,»Vt,Browi>, • County. Supervisor of Edu^ cation, Jamie's 'H. Jpn>s,'"Superin- 'Nobody's Dam Business Where We GoVSays Hulsey When Asked About Fleet Movements Topcka, Kas.. Aug. 28— W)— Traditionally dry Kansas appeared to- lay to be headed for a vote on the iquor question for the second time since its prohibitory law was adopted in 1880. Both the Republican and the Democratic parties yesterday adopted pledges to rcsubmit the question of constitutional prohibition to the voters by 1948 .In 1934. during Republican Governor Alf M. Landon's administration the voters turned down repeal. "' ~ The Democrats led by thciv bcrnatorial nominee, Harry H. Wopdring, inserted a plank at their party platform council calling for outright repeal and estab- lishmenl of state-owned •liquor stores. The Republicans simply recommended that the 1947 legislature submil a constitutional amendment for a decision by the voters in the 1948 general election. Congressman Frank Carlson is tho Republicans' nominee for governor. Woodring, former secretary of war and also a former governor, said repeal would not result in "one pint more of liquor being bought in Kansas," but would give the slalc revenue on liquor now bootlegged. with and Once Proud Owner of Great German Estates Now Seeking Little Farm to Settle on crown of a high lies 'Charles Thomas Sims and Bill hardly prove lie's passing you up to sell to people with trade-ins.) 4. Upgrading. A seller can't get Cooper, also of near Sparkman, were held fs material witnesses. Officers said the pistol was ciis charged during a slruggle 'ior ils possession. A hum-ins for Jack Sims is scheduled before Justice of the Peace W. F. Amis .Friday. Funeral services for Chiltum are io be conducted at (he ;3parkrnan cciuvtury Ivuwiuw aXlcruoon. By EDWIN SHANKE (For Hal Boyle) Heckingcn, Germany, Aug. !!ii — ,71') — Crown Prince Wilhclm, sun of former Kaiser Wilhclm II and head of the Honcnzollcrn family which once owned amosl limitless csliiles, is looking for a farm where he can selllc down. The Russian land reform in Silesia, Pommcrania and Brandenburg has stripped the Hohen/ol- lerns of all their vast farnis and properties and Icfl them wilh only an 80-room castle, a museum piece balanced on hill five miles from here. "II is loo impraclical lo live in," Ihe crown prince said, and then smilingly added: "A young American officer who visited it, as do many American soldiers, offered to take it off my hands for a good price but I told him there wasn't enough money in the world to buy it." While on the lookout for a farm, possibly in Bavaria, the crown prince is living in a vented villa in this French occupied town, wilh- in sight of his castle called Burg Hohenzollern. About one hundred years old, it is the .third fortified castle built there by the Hohenzol- ierns. Prince Wilhelm said he was concerned about the younger genera•ion of Hohenzollcrns. His wife. Hcrmine, is living with around price ceilings by upgrad- their second son. Prince Louis ing cars. For instance: He can Ferdinand, his wife, Princess Kira, ing cars up the price on a 1938 car by pretending it's a 1939. 5. Requiring a customer to finance a car. If you can pay in cash, no one has the right to tell ypu you must pay through a fi- Coiituiued on Two and their six children at Bad Kissingen. Another son, Hubertus, is living at Budingcn. Prince Frederick is in England. The crown prince's first son was killed early in Ihe war. "You know, the prinuca should Slake up some kind ot employ Jmenl," Crown Prince Wilhclm said "Their position "or the prcsenl i. 1 a difficult one because they al have been brought up us soldiers and haven't learned a profession "Hubcrlus has studied agricul lure, however, and he also is look ing for a farm lo operate." The crown prince said tha Prince Louis Ferdinand, who once worked for Henry Ford and ha loured the United Stales, has thought aboul Irying to go lo America lo make a new start. Admitting that the question of finances wus a problem now that he had lost his lands, the crown prince snid he intended "to :"ighl hard" for a reimbursement on the estates in eastern Germany which arc beinK parcelled out to peasants under the Russian sponsored land reform — a farming policy which he predicted would not work. "The peasants haven't the capital or the machinery io produce enough to feed the cities as did the old-fashioned, big eslales," he said. "From now on the people working the farms will produce only enough for Ihcmselves." Tho crown prince, who is (53, carries himself erect. His hair now is white and the hot sun of Wucrtlem- bora'has tanned his skin to « leathery brown. He has a minimum of servants around him in his simple house, called "Villa Wolf." Whenever the weather is nice, he drives nis car up the five mile long winding road to his caiitlc. There , . . tendent of Hope 'schools 'and other local school administrators with the following directors in charge: Chas. H. Cross from the University of Arkansas, Mrs. Fleta Russell from Henderson State Teachers College, and Myron Cunningham of the State Department of Education. The directors of the Negro program are Ed McCUistion of the State Department of Education, Chas. H. Cross from the University of Arkansas and rcprcsenta- Uves from bolh Philander Sm.ith College, Little Rock and A. M. & N. College at Pine Bluff. There will be several special consultants to work with both the while and colored teachers from time to time. All school lunch rpom workers of the county are especially urged o meet with Miss Ruth Powell, supervisor of the School Lunch 'rogram from the State Depart ncnt of Education and Miss Sclma uiippeatt, Home Economics Direc- or of Southwest Arkansas District. On Wednesday, September 4 the vhitcs will meet at the Hope High School cafeteria in the morning at 9 o'clock and the Negroes in Hie afternoon at 1 o'clock in Ihc Ycrgei High School cafclcria. All school bus drivers of the county as well as school but. drivers from Litllc River. How ard, Miller, Nevada, Lafayette anc Scvicr counties, both Negroes and whites, will meet here at Ycrgc High and Hope High schools for i two day training period with rcprc scntativcs from the Stale Depart mcnt of Education. Tins bus dn vcrs in this county arc cspcciall; urged to attend this school. It i hoped lhat Ihc school boards wh have nol already employed Ihei drivers will do so before this schoo slarls and request lhal they Re this training. This is merely an cf fort on the part of the State DP By ALEX H. SINGLETON Washinglon, Aug. 28 •—(/?)—Fleet Admiral William F. ("Bull") Halsey, replying to reporters' questions about current deployment of U. S. warships, today said: "It's nobody's damn business heje. .we ..gp.'.JJTe .will go anywhere e s please."; The wartime' commander of the hird Fleet made it clear that he d not-mean that American ships Election Officials Draw Fines in Independence •>•• Batcsville; -' independence .' 28 OT-r^ "Five ep al . county election officials drew fines of $100 each in municipal court yesterday on. charges of falsifying election re- Situation Tense in Greece; Red Envoy to Leave By L. S. CHAKALES Athens, Aug. 28 — (/Pi —The inv pending departure of K. K. Rpdip : . nov, Russian ambassador 7 '? rto Grctce complicated the diplomatic turnoil in which this nation' -found itself today on the eve of a plebiscite expected to return. King George II to his throne'. , , Rodionov applied to the' go.vern- • ment last night for a visa,enabling' him to leave the country,,thus: capping a week of diplomatic, deyelop : mcnts, including the departure ot Isador Cankar, Jugoslav ambassador to Greece' a formal chatge by the Ukraine against Greece before the United Nations...security' council, and the forthcoming .visit of a U. S. naval force. The unexpected announcement of Radionov's departure with his , family was made without any official explanation, but left • wing circles said his presence in Greece during Sunday's plebiscite and the almost certain return of the king would be incompatible with the Soviet position on the Greek regime. ' An attache at the Soviet embassy said that a charge d'affaires \yould remain in charge there during ( Rodionov's absence. He declined to say whether Rodionov had been recalled to Moscow. , The Greek, foreign office, .said, nomination of a charge d'affaires would be interpreted as -meaning, that no break in diplomatic 'relations between Russia and ,Greece was intended! by Rodionov's departure. Commenting on reports that.Rp- dionov had been recalled, tne foreign office said there was nothing in its intercourse, with, the -ambassador whiph would indicate such action, but 'said it was unable -to make a definite statement; The foreign office added, however, that in the event no charge d'affaires was nominated" by Russia, it could be presumed that relations between the two countries had been broken. Rodionov has an, appointment to see the acting foreign m.'nister , tomorrow and sources "h^the it was likely make known •„. charge d'affai.,' The announce d-States was arrier Franklin' miser, and se" all at-Greek- T , . Continued on Page'Two' p-O j .v. -^ ~- -- . uimiKco ui j.ciioii.j'iii^ wi ould intrude into, the coastal turns in union township, atcrs of any foreign country. He - - - — -. eclared, however, that the high cas arc "free." Halsey's comments were made parlmcnl of Education lo provid for safer, more efficient and cc< nomical transportation service fo our schools. There will be a committee appointed composed of laymen and school officials to work out a cooperative plan whereby we can enforce the Compulsory School Attendance Law more efficiently. Either school attendance officers or visiting teachers will be desig- laled to work with parents who lave heretofore failed lo keep .heir children in school as provided by law. t the break-up of a general news onfercncc. (The Moscow radio charged Monay that the Mediterranean cruise f an American task force was tied i with the Yugoslav-U. S. situa- on and that the United States was :ying to put pressure on the Bal- a'n nation with a show of naval trength. (The Communist Daily Worker London today attacked the Mcdi- errancan cruise as "a blatant ex- mplo of gangster diplomacy" and aid it threatened British as well s Russian interests.) Asked by reporters if he includ- d the Mediterranean as an area hat should be free to our ships vithout criticism, Halscy said emphatically, "anywhere at all." A self-styled "traveling sales- nan" for the U. S., Halscy rc- urncd Saturday from a 28,000 nile air trip through Central and South America. At his first meeting with reporters here since his return, the griz- dcd veteran of Pacific fighting said he favored more good will cruises of American ships. Halsey's views were expressed in the wake of an exchange of unofficial" diplomatic rebukes between Sovicl-backcd Poland and the United Stales which provided fresh evidence of mounting tension. At the end of his news conference, dealing with the South American tour, a reporter said: "In view of reported protests that U. S. ships in the Mcdilcr- rancaa constitute a Ilircal to some other nation, do you think we stiould gel our ships out of there lo avoid such criticism," "No, I do not," Halscy replied. It's nobody's damn business vhcrc we go. We will go any where vc please." Convicted were E 1 . P. Hamilton, Jim Cole, Frank Cole, Oscar Barnes and H. F. Calcrlin. Ashley township commiUceman Will Ottinger was found guilty .of soliciting an election bribe and was fined $50 by Municipal Judge Dene Colcman. Arrests and trial of the group was an outgrowth of a politcal movement launched by war veterans. Judge Colcman continued until next Tuesday the cases of ten other election officials charged with falsifying election returns. Cases against five others were dismissed on motion of the veterans group's . until Bert counsel. Judge Colcman continued next Tuesday the case of Stephens, secretary of the Demo cratic county central committee, who is charged with soliciting a bribe, as a principal witness failed to aopcar. - o Many Items Dropped From OPA List Washington, Aug. 28 — (UP) — OPA today removed price control from a long list of addiliona items, including lizard and snak skinshocs, doe-skin gloves, sho polish and baby food. Other commodities cxcmpte from controls were floor polisl office said as calling ' to, name '". of < the " ,orninee.~V -that 1 the Unit- the mighty his plainly furnished study, overlooking the rolling countryside, the crown prince said "J can i eflect and write my memoirs above all the conflicts and ten- iaunt; uf Hie present day.' Cravens Denies He Owes Back Income Taxes Fort Smith, Aug. 28 — (/Pi—Rep. Fadjo Cravens of Fort Smith nas denied that he owes state income tax for the years 1940 through 1944. The denial was made in an answer filed in circuit court to a suit brought against the Fourth District congrossman by Stale Revo nue Commissioner Otho A. Coo)' seeking to collect $1,230.44 alleged ly due in state income lax. Cravens claimed he did :iot owe the tax because he had no "place of abode" in tho state during vhosc years. He said state law provides exemption ror Arkansas residents who arc out of the stale for six months of the year cxcepl when, they had income from n sourc wilhin the slale. The first regular circuit cour term in which the suit could b tried bcgwa in Octubcr. Greece Gets UN Aid Against Red Charges By FRANCIS W, CARPENTER Lake Success, N. Y., Aug. '28 —(/P)— Great Britain and the Neth- rlands joined forces today in an ttempt to keep the Ukraine's harges against Greece off.of the United Nations Security Council agenda. The Netherlands condemned the Ukraine charges:."•-ad 'unsubstantiated • a c .c u sations" against two U. N. .members: Plunging into controversy .over adoption of the agenda shortly after meeting in their large cbiin- jil chamber in a converted war factory, the delegates- heard Cr. Eelco N. Van Kleffehs, of Holland, say that the council must not become a "sounding board," "Such superficial presentation QS we have .before is hot enough,' no said. Sir Alexander Cadogan, of. Great aritain, followed .. Van Kleffens with the statement that no attempt had been irtade to substantiate the Ukraine charges against Britain and Greece. Commenting that the same case had been brought up'in London last winter, he said, "I cannot see that this case affords any basis for council discussion." The argument over the'Ukraine case delayed consideration of new members . Taking up the cudgels for the - ,. , Soviet Ukraine, Andrei A. Gromy- furniliu-c polish, autoninmlo polish, kO( s ov j e t Russian delegate, .de Murl iiirlusil rinl U'HX f illisIlOS Mild «1 n nmt +V\ef +V»a nniittMl miict Vioai and industrial wax finishes and dressings. Ceilings were removed from rep clared that the must hear | tile skins and leathers made from tne the Ukrainian representative, He declared that Van Kleffehs in had been wiling to hear antelope, deer, peccary, badger, ; m i nor types of complaints and that beaver, camel, zebra, ostrich, dog, nis arguments on this question, gazelle, carpincho and vischacha, • now wer g w jthout foundation. . |Jlv , aau sharkskin, pin seal, and other ac- Refusal to hear the Ukrainian "Do you mean anywhere in the I Viatic animals. Jrepresentat ve would undermine urld — any navigable waters?" Products made irom 90 per cent the authority of the council, Gro- I of these lathers also were decon- nly ko added. United States pelegate Herschel V- Johnson held in readiness a res. olution calling for the acceptance of all nine applications for rherh-- vorld — '• any navigable "Not to any foreign country don'l mean lhal,' 'Halscy retorted. "Bui lo any ocean or sea — to any waters not within the legal imil of a country's sovereignty?" "Yes. Any free water. Anywhere n the world," he declared. Earlier in discussing good will cruises to South America, Halscy "I think it's an excellent idea to iccp 'cm going down there." Asked if lie thought, U. S. good will cruises should include Argen- ina, he said that he did. Halscy declared that "sensible people" would not interpret a good will cruise as anything else and added that "we don't want to ever of these lathers also were decontrolled. This means price ceilings no longer will apply to snake and lizard skin shoes and handbags, doe-skin gloves and some luggage and billfolds. Pre-cooked dry cereals were included in the order exempting baby and junior foods from control. OPA also announced thai while potatoes will remain free of controls, and raised retail price ceilings on all canned tomatoes to spur production. This increase is in addition to the two-cents a can bocsl lhat, resulted from removal of subsidies, ivleuiiwnile. Ihc agency an- trylowddthcbiBslick-inSoilh »°unced that.il has drawn up an order, to be issued Sept. 9, which will define the method by which each industry may apply lo OPA America. He said the U. S. has never been so respected and popular in Central and South America as it is vo- day and "1 trust il can be kept that way." Halsey said he favored the U. S. rnincjinp "its own business" and not intc'rfcring in South American internal affairs. Hu did not elaborate on any interference Uiat he thought had taken place. "We wouldn't like anybody to in tcrferc- in our business." said. "They don't like anybody interfering in theirs." Halsey said he is not scheduled Continued on Page Four bership. Th? council convened at }0:3Q for price relief under Ihc Barklcy amendment to the new price control act. The order will be presented to a number of industry advisoFy commiUoes for discussion this week, OPA said, and may be changed as a result of these discussions. It provides thai industries may petition OPA for price relief through their established advisory committees if they arc not making a 1940 profit on each product or a reasonable profit current above average a.m. (EDTV with Dr .Oscar Lange, Polish delegate, presiding, The green and beige chamber was filled for this first session in the, home the United Nations hopes to occupy for three to five years. The large chamber, with 385 seats for the public, had been completed only late yesterday. T/he delegates were seated at a new horseshoe table. Prospects of a showdown on the whole turbulent Balkan situation were enhanced by last-minute ap* plications by Greece and Yugoslavia for permission to present their views on Albania's applicdr lion. ... Albania has enthusiastic Soviet and Polish support in the security council and the conditioned opposition of Britain and the United States. Of the eight other pending ap» plications for U. N. membership, five have mcl opposition while, three are unopposed—Sweden, Iceland and Afghanistan. Representatives of the Mongolian peoples republic, which is suppor- Continued \>n Page Two

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