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foge Six HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Wednesday, September It/ False Teeth Surplus Is Declared By JANE EADS ' Washington — The government has more than 2.000,000 single false rear teeth that the War Assets Administration has declared surplus. They were made under a lend lease contract for shipment, mostly to Russia. It looks as it the government bit off more than it could chew, because the teeth never were sent. "And they're chattering around i government storerooms waiting for someone to buy them. The government had loads of other false teeth too. But those were attached and in sets. They were grabbed up by the Veterans' Administration for use in government hospitals. On the other hand. WAA had no trouble getting rid of a human skull, declared surplus by the Quartermaster Corps at Cahp Silbert, Ala. H had been used by army dental technicians and cost the government Sip. The Atlanta Regional office of WAA posted it for sale: "One adult human sKiill. slightly used, but in good condition. ;or only $8.25." American ingenuity has found new uses for many strang« items offered for sale as government- owned surplus to civilians. ^Chester Chinn. Chinese-American war veteran of Portland. Ore., wanted a noodle machine. There was none in surplus. Chinn picked up surplus rollers, knives and other oo-dads, .fashioned his own machine. He goes to Heed College in the daytime, makes nooriles for grocers t night. NEW LOW-PRICED CAR Peoria, 111.. Se-H. 10 —(.-Pi—Marshall Prcssley, 87. never would have anything to do with automobiles, but lately he has been handicapped by an injured leg. So he built his own 1946 model —a three-wheeled affair made of . junk yard scrap, iron bed rails. metal fence posts and a one and onehalf power gasoline engine. He says he"s been offered $200 for the contraption. Win-One Vaca Visit ond ofher Vacation Lands Junior Colleges Have Peak Enrollment By JAMES MARUOW Washington. Sept. 10 —(>?)— Junior colleges — Iherc arc about 630 in Ihis country — this year will take in a record number of students: 35.1,000. : • . . . . 1 Every state except Nevada has at least one junior college, according to the American Association of Junior Colleges. The greatest number are in the eastern states. There are many in the middle west, where Ihe first public junior college was slarted in Joliet. .111., in 1902. But California, with 76, leads all states in the number of such schools. The AAJI says the nation's junior colleges — bill hardly any of Ihose in Ihe east — still have room this fall for about 25,000 to 30.000 studenls. Many people may wonder: What is a .Junior college? Why go to one? What does it do? ' Some junior colleges have 'our- year courses: The lasl two years of high school and the equivalent of the first two years in college. But most — and this story will deal only with this group — take in only high school graduales and give them two years of schooling. A junior college can't give the kind of degree a college can give, like bachelor of arts or bachelor of science. It docs give a degree —called an associate degree — like an associate in arls. This is upon com- plelion of two years 1 work. Generally, junior colleges give this kind of education: 1. A general course, the 'irst two years of the tradilional college courses. .2. Special business courses.. These prepare a sludent for. some special kinu cT work, like secretarial work, v/ilding, drafting, mining, printing. Take No. 1, the general course. This is equivalent to the freshman and sophomore years in college. Having finished Ihis course a student can go on to a senior college to finish his junior uiiiJ senior years and get his rujuiiai degree but— Anyone intending to Stan ii. . junior college and finish in a a^u ior one, had better :"ind out "ay whether the senior college ot l.i; choice will consider the junior col lege as equivalent to its own firsi two years. Some do, some doii'i Now take No. 2, the special in, r.ess courses. A student taking a special course — like secretarial work or weld ing — may get additional stuuieb in English or science or physical education. This will give him some education in addition to what he has hud in high school. Many junior colleges are set in a community with the idea ol training the students — those who take the business courses —in ;iobs which that community can provide But why should anyone who wants a four-year regular college course go lo a junior college at all? This is the explanation given at the AAJC offices here: If there's a junior college in a student's home area, where he can so as a day student for two years, he'll save money. But if there's no saving of money, he'd do just as well to go straight Ihrough the senior college from the start. Junior colleges also provide—-for those who want a general (ourse but can't afford to go four' years to college — the equivalent of the freshman and sophomore yc^rs,,in college. j • V And for a student who doesn't know whether he wants' to go to college for four years, two.-.y '' ~ in a iunior college — it it's'chj! for. him to go thorc-^.. -: wilfc t . mm tfme 'To'Vn'alOSHJjJ'rris'-'liiilivi. o , .... -. Highway Department Checks Traffic for Jonesboro ^ British Tighten Holy Land Guard An indication of the intensified watchfulness of British forces In Palestine is this photo, showing two British guards keeping their eyes on Jews who come to pray at the famous Wailing Wall. She Likes Animafs Porkers May Upset Popsters in Southwest This is another in a series of stories discussing prospects of Southwest Conference football teams*. By CARL BELL Faycttevillc, Sept. 11 — (/n — milk can. After a day-long Go on ih& Streamlined • Air-Conditioned Short Scenic Route Convenient Connections For Intwmation' and Reservations Phone DEPOT TICKET OFFICE Tel. 196 Upon the overtime efforts of John Barnhill and his coaching lieutenants to mold a formidable line depend the Arkansas Razorbacks' chances ot giving the dope bucket a good old fashioned upsetting. Tile dopcstcrs have relegated the Razorbacks to the Southwest Conference cellar. Unless the line comes through, that's just about where they'll finish. But should the forward wall hold its own, look :'oi some giant-killing with the boys ii Red White wielding the weapon. John Barnhill, the Porkers' nc\v head couch, is coming up with perhaps the fastest overall Arkansas team in history, with speed specially dominant in the bacUficld and at ends. Arkansas will have a "5'iddcn death' backficld — a flock oC speedy, hard-hitting break-away jail messengers just as likely to score from their own five-yard line from their opponent's end of the field. Here is the Porkers' lineup of jacks: Tailbacks — Aubrey Fowler, 9.!i second man who tallied 129 points tor Arkansas Tech last year; Howard Hughes, pro-war Alabaiv><» regular; Leon "Muscles" Campbell, 1945 All-State high school powerhouse; Kenny Holland, former star at Southwestern of Memphis; Pruilt "Ace 1 Kelly, scrappy, elusive freshman from Gallalin, Tenn.; Charles Gray, who carried the mail for one of Arkansas A. & M.'s marine teams during the war, and Gordon- Long, 1944 Porker ac- San Francisco Starts Hunt for Sex Fiend San Francisco, Sept. 10 — (UP) — One ot the most intensive manhunts in this city's history was inderway today tor a murderer, relieved to be a sex fiend, who cut up his victim's body and stuffed the parts into egg cartons and a investigation, police announced last night that the dead man had been identified tentatively as Raymon'd B.- fepcz, 52, a San ,I,,Qandro,'Calif.(^carna- tion grower missing Since Atlg/29. Parts of his body ;were \ xoijnd neatly wrapped in pieces "'"«;.' -7ft, shower curtain and 1 '. Chrlsttnas "snow,' and packed' inlo/HwdyJcjjg cartons which were .placed! infv^-a dark theater side-entrance,Thix-hi-' ternal organs were stuffed Jftfo-'ia. milk can. Police Inspector Al Corrasa said the body had been skillfully dissected and mutilated in' such a way as to give rise to the suspicion it was the work of a male sex licnd. The only clue to a suspect came from Police Officer Walter E. Harrington who said he saw a man stop a blue pickup truck at the illcy last Friday afternoon; deposit the two cartons and drive off. APL Building Plans Hurt by Materials Little Hock, Sept. 10 —I/I')—Much of the Arkansas Power and Light Company's planned construction has been stalemated by material shortages, President C .Hamilton Morse said at an annual meeting of' directors and stockholders here today. ,,..'•, . • riMbscs said approximately $7,' rial artist. Wingbacks Clyde Scott, Navy standout of the last two years; Ross Prilchard, former Iowa N;ivy Scahawk, and Bill Bass, Smack over All-Stater. Fullbacks — John Hoffman, the conference's lop ground gainer lasl Trieste Plan Calls for New Commission Paris, Sept. 10 —(/T)—Th<i peace conference Commission on Italian political and territorial <-|ticstibns decided today to set up an eight- nation sub-commission to draft a statute for the free city of Trieste. At the same time James C. Dunn, U. S. assistant secretary of stale, withdrew three American proposals tor a detailed delimitation of the international one and Italian-Yugoslav boundaries', American and French explanations of the American action differed. Dunn was quoted as saying the proposals were withdrawn because they never had been discussed by the foreign ministers council. The proposals were only advanced, he said, because there was no do- 000(000 had been spent'on new con Struclion by'A. P. &:L. during the \aat 12 'months; but, xhat stalemated prbjects also . involved millions'of ijolfariij -" ; ' • • ' •-••- j'Many llipusands'of miles of new itres, particularly rural lines, are •bdihg held ,up..b.ecausc of various k'ln'ds of shortages, he asserted. "If all Ihe'-TrtutcViftl we-'have on order could be delivered, today, il would -require ,10 .trains of. HO cars each to haul it. Some manufacturers i-cfusc to •proriiise deliveries in less than 90 months, which voulc mean delivery in 1949. Shortages, are far more critical now than dur ing the war." Still, Moses said, plans arc mov ing ahead on the drawing boarc for A. P. & L.'s 20-million-dollai expansion program. lie said work would be done as materials be come available. A detailed icport on operations of the company during llic las year was submitted by Moses. Operating revenues :'or the year ended Aug. 31 totaled $13,'2GO,-189, a decrease of $3,-161,031, he said. Tho decrease was attributed largely to loss ot power sales to war plants. Operating expenses, Moses said, decreased only $638,176. Poiwcr sales for the year totaled 884 (million kilowatt-hours, a dc- .crcaie ot 28 percent or 347 million .kilowatt-hours. , All "officers and directors of the company were expected vo be vc- elected this afternoon. Corn selected for saving should • be lender and freshly (fathered' Once picked, It should be prepared quickly before the sugar has a; chance lo turn to starch. rO : . In damp weather scissors should 3c protected from rust by Wrap- 'ng in waxed paper. Legal Notice season; John Shaddox, freshman l:lilcd delineation of the French who looks like another John Kim- , nc tc ? which the council agreed. brought in the making, and Buddy Davis, small but tough 1943 regular. Blocking backs — Jake Davis and Bill Troxcll, freshmen who played service foolball, and Joyce Pipkin, pre-war Arkansas freshman. ', The Razorbacks' offense won't be altogether on the ground. Fowler, ! Kelly, Holland and Gray are bet- ler than fair forward passers, and lhcy'11 have the bcsl in the receiving in Scott, Pritchard, Bass and Ends Alton Baldwin, Mel McGaha, Ed Hamilton, all three W^herfever she lives', .'Florence GebreeVbloride dper.1' singing sisterif: iri-l'aw of Bing Crosby,''manages to collect what amounts to a private zoo. Above, she poses with part of her current Hollywood menagerie. Among the 100 birds in her. aviary is a South Amcri-l can ;troupial, which she insists gives vent-to a perfect wolf-whistle, when a pretty girl's around, and Fin, a French poodle that can't. .--•••• stand a man in the house. ; i Christianity Must Meet the Challenge of communistic !Views of Religiort -.- ; ' •- •• * • '• •" t *^ * * and Jim Cox, a sticky lingered, fleel-fooled freshman. • McGaha, Hamillon, pre-war lel- terman Herman Lubker, Bud Canada, last year's regular tailback, and. Freshman J. D. Smith appear \o be the best defensive ends. :, The tackles, which include seven lellcrmcn, arc big and some arc fast. Most of them, however, are just out of service or arc frosmnen and a qucstionmark surrounds their ability to give cop perform anccs under fire. Tackles include ellermcn Joe Claborn, Ihe "Baby 1 at 200 pounds .Charles Lively, Dor Richards, Floyd Thomas, Lcoi Whitlaker and James Hagcr o; former Porker elevens; Jim Minor who IcUcrcd at Arkansas Tech and former all-slalc prcpstcrs Join Little Rock, Sept. 10 '— pletion of a Jonesboro traffic' at Ihe request of city officials ,waj. announced today by the stat?' highway departments statistical sion. Results of the survey showed an average of 8,026 vehicles ' c^ch ,34 hours passing a point on . Jonesboro's main street 100 i!ect soulh- of the Jackson Avenue .inlcu-scqUo.pi on week days, 7,974 vehicles used the Ihoroughfarc, 0,182 on Saturday and 7,140 on Sunday. : On Main street 200 feet north of the railroad intersection an aver; age of 5,210 vehicles travel evpny 2-1 hours. • •'-!/ The count was made for the city lo help officials determine sites for traffic lights and flashing intervals for the lights. NOTICE TIME TO PAY YOUR TAXES October 1st is the deadline for paying your State and County, taxes without penalty. Pay now and avoid the last' minute rush .... Bring your old tax receipt or legal description of property, which will help us avoid errors and save time. Frank Hill Sheriff and Collector By DeWITT MacKENZIE AP Foreign Affairs Analyst Question: Does Ihe' world slill avc religions faith? ' .Answer: Thousands of soldiers i Camp Lee, Va., knell in the ost's ten chapels Sunday and rayed for divine- aid ior seven- ear-old Nancy Henderson of Bur- Ington, Vermont whose doctors ,avo pronounced her incurably ill rbm brain tumor, Nancy is the laughter of Masler Sergeanl Ralph V, Henderson. ;Over \ n England people through- ifit the counlry at the week-end >jjayed for better weather which A^ould permit harvesters lo begin " . .salvage of grain from rain- iddderi fields. , Meanlime in Philadelphia Brit- djh's archbishop ol' Canterbury was J, Ihe national convcnlion oJ foe protherhood of" ;3t. Andrew Episcopal Lay Organizalion, tha world brotherhood and pca.ee ncvci will be attained. apart xrom Chris tianity. So there i.s faith — and far more Ihan could be indicated in these has ,'levelopcd a threat uj rcligioi three instances. However , there lias developed a threat '10 ;-cligioi which was brought out in tho Phil adelphia convention by John Fos ter Uullcu, alternate Unilcd Slate delegate lo the United Nalions am a prominent layman, who declarei that "Ihc Soviel Communist partj challenges the supremacy of Ih so-callod Christian world, 1 an eonlinued: "Controlling at home ten pel cent, of the human race, il offers leadership lo a further 75 percent cfinsliluling the overwhelming ma- .•Jbritj sour t the same time. . But that isn't the whole story, uile apart from communism, un- old thousands of people in Europe /ho came under .the evil influence f'nazism arc bogged down spirit- ally, morally and in morale, as I bscrved during my recent lour f the continent. Hitler deliberate Lunncy, John Wells Thornton. and Duva Records Fall in National Amateur Open By BILL KOZUSKO the French have drawn up a etailcd proposal and, rather than Teato confusion by having two proposals emanating from mom- jers of tho four-power foreign min- sters council, the United States decided lo wilhdraw ils plan, Dunn as quoted. A French source, however, said he American proposals were with- [rawn because of adamant opposi- ion from the Russians, who would tot budge from their view that .hey had given their approval in he council to the French and not he American line. The detailed American line dif- 'erccl from the French at two points, near Goriia north of Trieste, and near Monfalconc, west of Trieste. French informants said Ihe delailcd French line ran on the eastern, outskirts of Goriia and even cut off some ot th« suburbs from Italy. The American lino was farther cast and included all the suburbs and some of the surrounding territory in the Ital ian segment, 'the French source said. A similar difference existed at Monfalcone. Lief Egoland of South Africa, whose proposal to establish a sub- commission'to draft a Trieste constitution was adopted, said the group should finish its work by Oct. 5. j Guards look strong on defense Iput may be unable to keep in front if the fleet backs on offense. Steed White, transfers from Arkansas Tech, and 1945 lettcrman Dale C'ouncc may get the starting nod but arc hard pressed by .lettcrman Henry Ford and Dick Martin and a number of Freshmen. Arkansas will be adoquatc at center to say the least. Available for duty here are Earl "Red" Wheeler, a starter for three years; Discussion of his proposal in- lerrupled the scries of explanations begun .yesterday by Dr. Ales Beblor of Yugoslavia on his na Springfield. N. Y., Sept. 11 —(/[')! •-The luck of tho draw pairc r > iv/c of the hottest players in the National Amateur golf championship today as 64 survivors ot the 36- hole qualifying :grind opened match play on the Baillusrol club's exacting layout. I Skec Riegcl, the Pennsylvania!! who hacked eight strokes off par lo win the medal with 13(5—a new national qualifying record — was down for, an 18-holc date with Bob Barbbish of Royal Oak, Mich. Batabish came through with a 08 yesterday to finish ihc qualifying round in a second-place lie at 141 wilh Smiley L. Quick, public Jinks champion from Inglcwood. Calif. Quick's first foe was Hcm'y Marlcll, Canadian amateur champion, who was one of eight to survive a 13-man playoff after tying at 152. The 152 needed for qualifying was throe strokes below previous standards for a 64-player qualifier and il took a playoff to eliminate five ot those who had that lally. Four former winners of the 'tournament were eliminated. They were John W. Fischer, 193G winner; John W. Goodman, 193Y litlisl; Chick Evans, and old-timci who copped the laurels in 191(1 anc 1920, and Max Marslon, who win ir 1923. . Marvin (Bud) Ward, Spokane Wash., .who won the last nationa amateur in 1941, and qualified will a 147, had John Sicrgc, Watchung N. J. school teacher, as his firs PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 38 SUBMITTED BY FIFTY-FIFTH GENERAL. ASSEMBLY BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS, a majority of all ' .he members elecled to oach House agreeing thcrctb: A That the following is hereby pro- \ posed as an -amendment lo the Constitution of the Slate of Arkan- • sns, and upon being submitted to ' the electors of -the Stale for approval or rcjecllon nt- the next general clccllon for Representatives, and Scnnlors, if a majority of Ihe electors voting, thereon, at such an election, adopt such amcndmcnl, Ihc same shall become n part of' the Constitution of the State of Ar-' kansas, lo wit: • ' SECTION L .That Amendment; No. 3 of the Constitution of the r 5 Stale of Arkansas be amended to < read as follows: • • t The county courts of Hie Stale in ' Ihclr rcspcclivo counties logethcr '• wilh a majority <of the justices of ' Ihe peace of such county, in addi-; lion lo Iho amount of. county, tax, allowed to be levied, • shall have, Ihc power lo .levy not exceeding , len mills on the. dollar on all tax-1 able property of their respective • counties, which shall be known ns t the county roiid tax, and when' collected shall be used in the re-' spcctivc counties for the purpose* i of making and! repairing public* roads and bridges of the respective, counties, and for no other purpose, '. and shall be collected in United , States currency or counly warranls i legally drawn on such road tax fund-' if a majority of Ihe qualified clec-' tors of such counly shall ha.ve^voted' public road tax at thc-gcnpral elcc-! lion for Stale and county., officers, preceding such levy at such clcc-, lion. . ••"...-. filed in the office, of Secretary i of Slale on the '20th day of March, ' 1945. ,•..'. • Witness my hand and' sen! of 1 office on this the 25th day of Fcb- 1 ruary, 1946. . C, G. HALL,. '• Secretary of State May 8, 15, 22, 29, June'5; 12, 19, 26,,' uly 3. 10, 17, 24, 31, Aug.-'7, 14,, 1, 28, Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25, Oct. 2,, . 16, 23. 30. ' , , lion's demands in altering the "French line' 'boundary approved by the Big Four foreign ministers council for Ilaly and Yugoslavia. round foe. Howard Everilt ot Philadelphia who carded a 08 for the first 1' of Ihc medal play, but rose to 7 yesterday, was paired with Willi _v , , , " ^i 0 , r .> uaii^i Lin J , woa ijnituu wiul »\rini Bcbler pleaded that Yugoslavia Turnesa, 1938 champion. Capl ad a historic right to the .eastern nc^ts the veteran Gcorcc Dawson. Hoyc Your Prescriptions Filled ot y corrupted all he couid among)Harry Carter .pre-war first string- lis own people and the peoples ot icighboring slates who came under iis .control. He did this so that hey would assist, or at least not •csist, his diabolical schemes for he enslavement of conquered na- .ions. That sounds like fiction, but it is all too Iruc. And Ihis host of wanderers constitutes one of the great cst problems of rehabilitation. As hey arc now, their position is all but hopeless. They are without guidance, and in due course they are going to be caught, up by one ot two fallhs — Red communism or Christianity. It depends on which gets there first with grcalcst driviiib' force, o the Jury Selected to Hear State Slaying Case of Europe, Asia, Africa and America .That challenge has .had an initial success. In every part of the" world there are influential groups which accept leadership from Mos.' •''' The archbishop had a word about Russia also, saying in part: •"We must convince Russia that, oiv our-own principles, we do riot want to impede her living in her own ideology. But we must convince her we do not want another ideology imposed where it has no welcome." The significance of Ihcsc slalc- ments of course rests in ihc :'ael thai communism is adamant in Ihe doctrine that religion is the opiate of the masses and must be eliminated. Indeed, communism is offered as a substitute for religion. Now this is no contradiction oi the circumstance that the Soviet government is permitting ehurehet . to conduct services in Russia contesting the nomination of Dcx While churches are open, com- j ter Bush, Texarkana, as eighth munism never ceases its itcnsive district circuit .iudge, reported it ••ampaisn against religion, and an Ihe secretary of stale today that important part of Hiis is carried on he spent $H,43G in campaign. Mountain Home, Sept. 10 — (fl'l— A jury slill was being scleelcd today lo hear the ease of Leon A. Morrow, a 55-year-old farmer charged wilh slaying his wifc. More Ihan a score of prospcc- Uve jurors were dismissed ycstcr- lay aflcr announcing they already lad formed opinions in ihe case. Mrs. Morrow's body was never found but Ihc slale contends human remains — buttons .four teeth and a gold denial plale— found n ashes of a log fire near Ihe MCITOW farm in the vicinity of Mountain Home were those of 'ihe accuse man's wife. She had been missing about two weeks last spring when the remains were discovered. Arrested at Decatur, 111., June 2, Morrow was returned to Mountain Homo and charged with first degree murder. After sanity tests at the state hospital in Liltle Rock he was reported sane, o- cr; Billy Ray Thomas, who alternated wilh Wheeler in 1944, and Iwo classy freshmen, Clint Hal- slcad and Eckel Rowland. Wheeler may. miss part of Ihe season due to a practice injury, however. It is futile to guess on a starting lineup, for Barnhill probably will alternate full learns from game to game. But this seems as good as any: Ends-Baldwin and McGaha; tacklcs-Hager and Thomas or Lively; guards-While and Councc; con- ler-Wheeler or Bill Thomas; tailback-Fowler; fullback- Hoffman 01 Shaddox; wingback-Scoll or Prilchard; blocking back-Jake Davis or Pipkin. The Raxorbaeks will run from ;i single wing-balanced line forma.- lion, with which Barnhill com piled a great record nl Tennessee before coming lo Ihc Wonder Slalt lo launch his "five-year" plan. Arkansas opens the season her .againsl Northwester) Sepl. 21 Louisiana Slale. o— Five hundred young 'shut-ins 1 in Iowa go lo school everyday wilh- oul leaving Iheir homes, via u Iwo way wire system with loud speakers al bolh ends so lhal classroom proceedings can be heard and tlic 'shut-ins' can take .pan in Ihe recilalions. orlion of Venetian Slovenia, vhcre Yugoslavia asks for an area djoining the boundary line, run- ing from Mount Canin to a point vest of the village ot Miscocio on lie Inclrip river, An indication of Big Four har- nony was given in Ihc Balkan ceo- lomic commission when Russian Dclegalo N. S. Goralchenko hanked Uniled Slalcs Rcprcscnla- ive Willard Thorp for his "spirit! of conciliation' 1 in rallying to 'ihc Soviet point of view on one Of the ninor economic clauses of the R'o-' naiiian treaty. This would 'make ill of the economic clauses nppli- caie lo France and other; Allied associated powers, instead of just lo Ihc counlries at war with Romania. • • ! • Romanian Delegate Georges Mai rcr, Communist undor-sccrolary ol communications, pleaded with the commission lo case demands nvidc on Romania for compensation foi Allied properly in Romania clam aged or eonfiscalcd during the war. Maurcr said Romania had suf fcrcd 112,000 persons killed whil fighting on the side ot Ihc Unilcr Nations after Aug. 12, 1944, ant had contributed subslanlially Ihc Allied cause. Also, lie said some of Ihe Allied-owned com panics in Romania had mad< large profits for llicir owners. He supported the Soviel conlcn lien lhal only partial compcnsa lion should be made by Romania The United Slates, Great Britain and France arc demanding damages. ' ; - . the veteran George Dawson, Cary Middlccoff, Memphis, Tcnn., ~lcn Ellyn ,111. Frank Slranahan, Toledo, Ohio vcstcrn amateur champ and a pro- ourncy favorite, plays Burcc McCormick, Los Ansjclcs fireman. o Parchment is being made from sheepskin in England by the same methods and tools used more than 000 years ago. Points of scissors should never be used to pry things open. CRESCENT'S Follow your. doctor's prescription exqcfly, as to-amounf and .frequency of dosage;".'Some times even a slight variation can lessen the patient's chances-, for rapid recovery. CRESCENT Drug Store Phone 600 tops tops Lyle Brown Spent $3486 in Campaign for Circuit Judge Little Rock. Sept. 10 Sepl. 1C -(7P)—Lyle Brown of Hope, who IF hrough youth inoveirit-nls which deal with the iuore pliable minds jf childhood. You can't be a true auU bt-liuvt ii; UuU Lamar Sniead. Camdcn, reported lie spend $150 in his successfu campaign for renominatiou as 13lh tops quality Pepii-Cold Company, Long Island City, N. Y. 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DOWNING,^ 208 Bonncr Street Hope, Arkansas Our Daily >* Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex. H. Waahbim. These Texans Die Hard i George Hulson, Hope native now | Aiving in Dallas, reports thai, the reception Texas gave thr: MB- and 125-pound watermelons Governor Ben Lancy shipped by air frcm Hope last week was somelh'.ng less than enthusiastic. The Texans acknowledged receipt of the melons, and their accredited weights, with plenty of publicity—but Hi-.' bting was viously deep. George, enclosing a newspaper wrote me on the 10th ,from Dallas: "One of these clippings is from the Wcatlicrford paper and the other two are from the Dallas Hope Star WEATHER FORECAST Arkansas: Fair this afternoon and tonight, Friday partly cloudy and warmer. 47TH YEAk: VOL. 47—NO. 283 Star of Hone. 1899; Press, 1927. 'Consolidated January 18, 1929, HOPE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1946 (AP)—Meons Associated Pres» (NEA)—Means Newsoooer Enterorlse Asi'n V' Tile, Morning News, other papers in I hear several the state have picked up the story and frankly they seem amazed that Texas can't take cicdit for the largest melon. "May I suggest that you send the editor of the Dallas Morning News one of those postcards show- •,5ng the 200-pound melon. His editorial reflects doubt!" The Star's postcard of Dick Powell and the 195-pound world champion watermelon (19351, of which U S. to Buy No More Meat for Foreign Nations By OVID A. MARTIN Washington, Sept. )2 —(/I')—The Agriculture Department today no- 1 tilled cash-paying .foreign govern- .moiiis that it will buy no" more ob- meat or meat products, exclusive of lard, for them after Sept. 30. Department buying will be limited to needs of the military services, other government agencies and the United Nations .Relief and Rehabilitation Administration. The cash-paying countries will have to do there own buying in competition with domestic consumers. Their purchases will be limited to quantities which will be allocated them by the department. The principal cash-paying countries arc the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Sees GOP Plot India and the Netherlands Indies. East The department said its action is in line with a "policy of returning procurement of food 'or cash- more than 100,000 have been dis-. paying governments to regular commercial channels as rapidly as posjiblc.' It already lias stepped out of the market as buying agent for flour tributcd, is temporarily out of print. But Arkansas' claim In the world championship is beyond doubt—even in Texas. The Reader's i and other whcst products, oats, Digest during the Summer gave j grain sorghums, cotton, tobacco, the Texas championship claim a tobacco products, fruits, vegetables, sugar (except for the Philippine government i, and several other lesser items. Tho department had tentatively allocated 1,000,000,000 pounds of this year's domestic production of The recent stock market "crash" was all a plot, deliberately manipulated by Republican financiers to enrich GOP campaign chests and hurt the administration in the November eleclions, according to Democratic Rep*. Adolph J. Sabath, above. He said he has requested the Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate the amount ot short selling in recent stock market operations. Arabs Reject Anglo-U.S.PIan for Palestine London, Sept. 12 —(/I 1 )— ABritisti source said several Arab League delegates at the Palestine cbfiier- cnce emphatically rejected today the British-American experts', plBn for federalization -of the Holy L*nd. At least two Arab speakers: Objected that the plan meant that independence /or their "brethren in the Holy Land" would be, dc' layed indefinitely. .,. v As Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin sal chain-smoking and \tif)- ping the big round-table with' his pencil ,onc Arab representative cried that Palestines independence should be granted now. . ' • '. : " • The altitude had been discounted earlier by Prime Minister A_tt- lee, who in opening the confeterice said Britain regarded consideration of the plan only as "Hem ntirnbet one' on the conference agenda. The federalization plan •evolved by British-American 'experts would provid efor establishment' op.'our zones in Palestine ' •— an Afiib; a Jewish and two British ar'easi. "The Arab and Jewish zones' Would have only limited autonomy'. All .Would be responsible to' a central British administration. • . : • •- Double Discharge Losing Chinese Reds Ask Meet ot Peace Group momentary nod—out therm retract>d and apologized in the face of printed and photographic evidence submitted by The Star. The September by issue of National Geographic, a world-famous scientific magazine of 1,700,01)1) circulation, i meats — now expected io credited Arkansas with the world melon title. So the scoffing of Texas papers it these latest Arkansas melons is mere noise to keep up Toxans' spirits on discovering at least one Ihing of which they don't have the biggest or the best. The Dallas News' editorial was ricrcly a humorous thrust. about 22,900,000,000 pounds iotal for ;\f export to cash-paying and UNRRA countries :.md U. S. territories. By June 30, when price ceilings expired and government buying dropped lo a trickle .about 300,'000,000 pounds had been .acquired for export. Since then purchases for export have totaled only 1,81)0,000 pound:;, exclusive of 22,000,000 But the Wcalhcrford paper re- P°"" < ? !i . ° f canned horse meal. fleeted d sad misunderstanding ot statistics. Said Wcalhcrford: "Reports have reached Wcalhcr- ford that a grower near Hope, Arkansas, had produced a Mo-pound watoi melon tnis season that seems to have sol a record. However, if the writer is not mistaken, some grower, also in the Hope section, produced a 146-pounder about 15 years ago about the time that Parker county had ceased to grow large mclans in quantity and commercially." .^tiVeathcrlord used to hang a sign over the transcontinental highway advertising that il was the home of the world's largest watermelons. I am going to silence Weuthciv ford once and for all. 1 am going to send that editor an 8x10 glossy print of the Warner Brothers' picture, made in Hollywood, showing Dick ' Powell, Arkansas" movie star, and'Hope's 11)35 world champion, certified weight Officials said il will nol now be possible to allocate enough meat to casn-paying countries and buy enough for UNRRA to bring total exports for the year "anywhere near' the original allocation without cutting drastically into civilian supolics. 195 pounds. \ Furthermore, ford editor's watermelon culture 'of Mope for Ilio Weather- information, the and Squatters Get Dander Upat Policemen Cattle Markets Have Become Whistle Stops •About to be discharged from the Army fpr the second time on ac;count of youth is 15-year-old, ^combat veteran Robe E. Kelso, ! above, of Houston, Tex. He cn- ilisted when he was 13, served •'through three European campaigns and was twice wounded. When his age was discovered he : was returned home. His age !again caused his release when he .re-enlisted in the paratroopers Chase After Speeder Ends in Arrest at Garland City An automobile chase which originated in Hope ended at Garland City late yesterday afternoon and resulted in the arrest of H. H: Robinson of Texarkana who-posted $100 bond for appearance against a reckless driving charge. Chief of Police Haynie and Officer Pedron attempted to intercept By JOHN RODERICK Nanking, Sept. 12 —UP)— Chinese Communists, steadily losing ground on North China battlefields, today proposed immediate reconvening of the Marshall military committee in an effort to effect swiftly a national armistic. Chou Gen-lai chief Communist negotiator, made the proposal to U. S. Ambassador Stuart, who laic it before General Marshall, U. S special envoy. The committee, which last me June 30, comprises Marshall. Chou I and government Gen. Hsu Yung Chang. The corr.rr:wnrst decision followec by one day the Reds' rejection o Chiang Kai-Shek's latest terms fo ending civil strife. The Communist said Chiang again "flatly refused to assure them that he would orde a nationwide armistice a's soon a the way was cleared for politica reapprochement. The Commurr.s: move represent an apparent recession from the earlier demand for an unconditional cease fire agreement. Tb- Reds, now appear willing to have the Steel man Try to Settle Maritime S marshall committee inquire into means of effecting peace—possibly with conditions. While the political wrangling continued, Communist headquarters at Yenan apprehensively watched government forces continue their drive toward the capital,' Kalgan. Reds' "second By WILLIAM FERRIS Chicago, Sept. 12 —(/P)—Chicago, tlic nation's largest meat packing center, has become a whisllc stop ior catllc on their way from ranges and farms to the east — Boslon, New York, Phllndclphia. The situation is a repetition of conditions which existed under previous OPA price ceilings and which led to charges there was a rampant meat "black market' in Ihc easlcrn scclion of the country. Lesl easterners become excited over prospects of more meal, the Agricullurc Department noted that slaughter cattle arrivals arc at record low levels—Ihc east is getting most of them, but it isn't getting jnuch. L. M. Wyall, head of the production and marketing administration livestock branch, said the situation at Chicago was duplicated ... _. „ nt other midwestcrn markets. The year's bumper cotton crop in "Ar-' bulk of Ihc few caltlc available, kansas, Aubrey D. Gates, associ- ic said, were merely moving ale director of the agricultural ex- U.S. Believes Reds Linked With Kremlin By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER Washington, Lvpl. 12 — (7P)— De-] ac h c 'f or Vxe~cuTivc "UruccT head spite Russia's wartime dissolution 'quarters here. Peiping, Sept. 12 uating truce teams -(JP) — Evac- irom Communist-held cities in the path of the | government's North China offensive lias sprouted a first rate head- oC the Comintern, the United States Robinson at Third and'Main streets, still takes it for granted thatthere Before the chase reached the city , is a firm link between the Krcm- limils on Main the police car was .-lin and Commumsls everywhere, traveling 80 miles per hour in pur-) Hence diplomatic authorities say suit. He was finally overhauled Ihis governmehl-is aware if the near Garland City. ppssibilily that the Soviet. Union might seek io bring about strong Communist agitation within the United Stales should the -tensions between Moscow and Washington continue to build up. ; Serving to highlight this phase of American foreign policy 'thinking is Ihe speech Dmitri Manuil- sky made before the United Nations -security council on Tuesday. I'Manuilsky, foreign minister of Soviet Ukraine • and one-time Many Mexican Workers Ehte* Arkansas Little Rock, Sept.. 12— (/P) — Labor nowVin' ! sighl, including thou- , „.,,,,. ,, ,,„,„ sands of Mcxiqahs, probably will thp- .Soviet Ukraine - and one-time be sufficient 'foY-harvesting this ;l tffiad;; pf t.hc.-.^<)mintej:n....vlQcJaied . . . ; ... • "• . > a -.ir. 1 1*-»-i« t f\ ' l »-»i it tiM^nri Tn 'Inn Officials arc sweating out team No. 1's precarious position pi. Tsin- ing, Suiyuan province, just after effecting the return of 14 survivors of team No. 11. Including team No. Airlines May Soon Lick Fog Trouble By PAUL F. ELLiS MacArthur Field, N. Y., Sept. 12 — (UP)—Fog and airplane travel safet ydo not mix, but the time is coming when they will. It may come within 18 months when the big commercial airliners can land and take off in the worst kind of visibility conditions. At least a step in that direction was demonstrated at this former top secret army airfield when; a f o u r-engined DC-4 commercial plane was brought over a runway, •eady for" landing, by a new robot pilot. This new thing is aviation science is the Sperry Electronic Gy- •opilot, which operates from beams sent from transmitters at an air- lort. Tried out yesterday for the first time on a commcrcia.1 airliner, the Gyropilot took over controls of the Dig plane, brought it into the airfield on a graceful glide, lowered ,t at 300 feet per minute to within ten feet or so of the runway. The day was fair, but the same procedure could have been followed if the ceiling were zero. It was not necessary for the "robot 1 pilot to land the plane, although it also can do that trick. The primary purpose is for the "Robot 1 to bring the plane through the heavy fog or overcast to a point where the human pilot can see the runway and thereby make a safe By ROBERT 'U5EU London, Sept. .12 : —<UP.i- -Whilc Hompslcad County was a quarter century old when 1 bought this newspaper back in 192!). Texas to bu so big should nol die su hard. -X -K * By JAMES THRASHER Famine Amidst Plenty paint was showered down on .bobbies 'guarding, one squatter-seized apartment, building- today and 12 families broke inlo a boarded-up hotel as • a..Communist spokesman said Britain's homeless would nol be 'intimidated' by statements from No. 10 Downing Street. Less than one day after an official government ban on such seix- incs, 50 irate squatters at St. John's wood flats dumped while painl from an upstairs window. Below, a detail of patient bobbies surveyed their whitened uniforms and remained good-naturedly calm, declining to force an entrance. Plans were ripped from the doors .hrough the major livestock terminals. Record low runs and eastern shipments were shutting clown many-small-packing plants and curtailing employment in larger plants throughout Ihc midwest. Large local packers said prices of cattle here were from $1.00 to $500. above levels at which they could buy and still remain within OPA "compliance figures.' One explanalion ot Ihc eastward movement, which reverses the situation existing during free mar- Kois, was the possibility of n developing black market, livestock observers said. In Ihe four weeks ended July 27, prior to the temporary end of OPA ceilings, slaughter in the New York area (New York, Newark and New The of the Ivanhoe hotel in central Lon-.Jersey) totaled 41,732 head. The dun and a dozen squatter families "' ' ' "' — ' j vii Ji i ii i in n \_iw*.^i i o\{u ti |. it. i ic.111 j 111 Uft Federal Reserve lias sue- moved in before police could in- V>i'iimbed to Ihe popular practice ' ot poll-laking and come up with some enlightening results, laking the misleading figures on national and average per capita wealth, it has added some fads to the figures by dclcrrnining where Ine money really lies, and what the possessors intend doing with it. The Board's survey ot 3001) families reveals that, the average savings in this group amounts to $17,iO. 1MJ-,S !!•»'•-— a- — i But it also reveals thai ^t lop 10 per cent of these families has ivicven-eighlhs of all the savings, while the bottom 40 per cent has only 1 per cent. The survey also shows that while everybody is hungry for durable goods, the great majority doesn't want lo buy at today's prices. The Board estimates thai 11,000,000 families waul new cars, and ],000,000 want new homes. But ils poll shows that one-third of Ihcse $4000 for a house, while only an- families wajils to pay less Ihan oilier Ihird is willing to go above $0000. And while the average eiti- Jifx.cn expects to pay $1100 for a new car, he seems content to wait [and •Underneath the Willow Tree' lerl'cre. Those who got in were allowed lo remain after Lobbies re- boarded the entrance -aiui look up guard duty. Quick police aclion prevented a flood of squatters from setlling in the 620-room hostelry. The Ivanhoe was vaealcd lasl month by Irish laborers brought into London for bomb repair work. Stanley Henderson, Communist spokesman for the Duchess of Bedford house squatters, said: 'The faet is thai people are nol being intimidated by government or cabinet .slalcmenls. From inquiries lhal have been made here, I can safely predict lhal Ihcre will be more people moving inlo vacant aparlmenl buildings wilhin a few flays.' A carnival air prevailed in fashionable Kensington near the besieged •duchess 1 flats. The East Kurt Communist party provided Chicago, it totaled 24,746 head. In the four weeks cndc d.lul.v 27, wilh OPA ceilings off, Ihc New York area slaughter totaled 49,694 head and Chicago 102,(ilO. With controls still off in the five weeks tension service, declared'today'. Gates estimated that,' jrTadditiori .o pickers native to Arkansas cot;on counties, 35,000 laborers • would be needed to harvest the 1946 yield cxpecled lo lotal 1,320,000 bales. The Mexican pickers, who Usually harvest Texas 1 colloii crop, which is far short-this year because ot dry weather; have been it-is 'time to', "put' an"end' to idea that Communists have :io influence, throughput, the world... . i He said f'}.heivrnaHses in all--eoun-. tries'.'Jinjd; an., opportunity to look the •: ComYnun'ists • oye'v--.during -the war ;and,-now a.rp- ^expressing-. ; to them their confidence.-' Officials here.)regard this defense of non-Russian Communisls a.s.:an •extraordinarily ' frank,. sUilemcnt from-a Soviet official,'talking about individuals with whom Moscow, of- 1, five groups slill ace in danger areas. (In Nanking, the government's Central News Agtncy reported that five U. S. members of the Nan- lung field team had been detainee I by Communists since Aug. 30. The agency said the group was -seized at Jukao, in northern Kiangsu, anc is held at Tingnien. Team No. 1 is caught at besiegec Tsining in government Gen. Fu Tso-yi's sweep against the Communists .Kalgan.^ rpililary' ''head; quarters.' . ' Rcrpoval 'of team No. 2 from Qhihfeng in central Jehol province posed .anolhcr difficult problem. Communist propagandists said government troop were ,at- By MAX HALL Washington, Sept. 12 —</P)—President Truman has instructed Re- conversion Director John R. Steelman to take charge of the crippling maritime strike situation and try to work out a settlement ioday. This announcement was made b"y Charles G. Ross, presidential press officer, who told reporters 'that members of the Wage Stabilization Board, which last night refused to approve an AFL seamen's wage increase, were now giving a full report to Steelman. "It is up to Dr. Steelman to make; a decision, probably in the course of the day, 1 Ross said. As the spreading waterfront walk-out threatened-to shatter the entire .Truman, .wage-prize stabilization program, .Ross , told newsmen that Steelman has two cpurs.es ope.nv ':.''. ~ : .." ,,* "One'.opviously'is to approve the, finding- of' th'e Wage Stabilization , Board and 'fight, i it.; out, 'with all that that implies,.':,Ross said; . "The other is-to agree with the Maritime Commission — and the unions and the : .industry — as against the; WSB.- . "Those"-"la're ; the alternatives.' Ross emphasized that. Steelman landing. Italians Ask Be Increased By ROBERT EUNSON ' cnricd August New York slaughter totaled 51,2-10 head and Chicago 140,1103 head. arriving in Arkansas'a't the rate of ficially disavows.,any connertion. 400 io 450 a day for the last week, ' r whl '° MQ "«' 1Hl .Sinlm s 1943 ache said. "We arc sending them immediately lo the areas in which picking is gelling under way, 1 Gates explained. "Most of those who. already have arrived in the slatd have been sent to Lonokc, Jefferson and Lincoln counties. 1 Gates said tho movement of Mexicans inlo Arkansas would increase daily and would reach i{s peak in about eight days. The Mexican pickers arc being sent lo Arkansas colton areas in cooperation wilh Ihe Texas Agri- culiural Exlension Service, Information centers to receive and assign Ihc laborers have been established al Tpxarkana, Forrest City and near Little Rock. WAC Officer Enjoys Job of Tracking Down Art Treasures Stolen by Invading Nazis While Marshal .Stalin's 1943 action in dissolving itte Comintern was widely hailed as a goodwill gesture - toward the western powers, there appears to be no official inclination here io regard Communists anywhere as any.- thing except essential jnslr'.'.ments of Soviet policy under cither direct or indirect control Jrorn Moscow. •Thus authorities say it seems thai if and when relations between Moscow and Washington Miight make il desirable to do so, Russia would not hesitate Lo use American Communists fpr any foreign policy purpose they might desire. This presumably could be various kinds of agitations and Uic creation of strife designed to embarrass the American government or influence Unilcd States foreign policy., ' . . The assumed link between Com- ; miniisls and'thc Soviet government enters constantly into -American estimates -ofv pie..probable ''develop- -.'Paris,.-, Sept,J .. permission of. the 21-natiori peace conference today to increase /the effective strengtftvof. 'Her^pofjected peace-time navy ' fo'rin" 22,500 " officers and men—the figure fixed by „,..„ 0 ~,,~ - — r ,,~.~ .„, . the Big Four— to 35;000. tacking the city, but government The Italian delegation prepared sources said their troops had halt- *" "-"=<•>"< <«•-ivi<«• vninioV-w ^nr^mia. ed 23 miles north of Chihfcng. It cannot be removed by air because the Communists dcslroycd the airfield. With government troops driving against Kalgan from three directions, headquarters soon wHl begin worrying about gelling team No. !) out of that city. By that time, all truce teams in Communist-held territory in North 19 present to the sion—which approved the Big Four recommendation on < Sept. 3—a re- is acting' under- authority of the wage-price executive order of last . February :.which subjected wage increases to federal..approval before they could be used as n lever lo raise prices or to increase charges against the government: Steelman also is acting on his responsibility to coordinate disputes b e t w e e ri government agencies, Ross'said. - This issue arises in the conflict between the, rnaritime commission, which expouses .the'AFL viewpoint, and the , WSB, .which ruled last" night ..that- r '.tw.o AFL seafai-ing unions are ti6t.---intlU.ed to higher wage -iricreases-'ihan'CIO -onidnists were granted in-, June. ' , , .Steelman's ultimate authority < - repOses in the "second war powers act, :Ross said, "but he added he was-noUiprepared-to' discuss 'the possibilite-pfyspv'ernment operation of -the^shipping,-lines. ,"- ' 'The'•conflict'-'between the maritime . commission and the WSB brought,a ijeW:-angle intq the limelight of the'all-coast dispute. The> commissioii is a'party tg both s the CIO ,-and^ AFJ^if^Tyagp. " cotrtr.'jct^ sin'ce 'it stiliecpfit'rbls mo'st k»f the • merchant fleet. , • -. • • t By throwing its support 5n iavot of the higher AFL t pay settlement-, some observers believed the com- ' mission, would .make-it easier tor ' " ;' White,House;to yield, to the .-._.. J -_^.,. J ---,-..^ decides asked "whether he By RICHARD KASISCHKE (For Hal Boyle) Berlin, Sept. 12 —(/Pi— Its a question whether any person in the American occupation forces in Ger- around for a while on the chance of naying less. Thus we have some slalistics that make sense to go with a situatoin which, though not graphed and charted, has been clear for some time. Our national wealth, though greater, is still about as badly distributed as ever. And our national living standard is going down as our wealth increases. There has been prevalent an optimistic belief thai oiu-e strikes )'und shortages were straightened out or OPA ceilings restored and really made to work, our troubles would be over. But this Federal Reseive poll points up the less encouraging , reality, which i.s Ihis: Prices have run far ahead of income increases, especially in the poorer-paid half of our population. Prices will remain high, even when and if steady production and normal competition return, because pi eduction costs will remain hi^h. For more than u year a ,controlled prices and uncontrolled '''pay rises have been largely concentrated in the? production of items which arc in shortest supply and ' greatest demand. It would be dangerous to encour- :ige families to stop Ihinkjng in terms of prices compatible wilh their ineoinos. Jt would hu oven inert 1 ilungi-rous to advocate wage cuts. So what cap. be clonu to hold prices steady rij.icl increase production'.' many enjoys his work more than — unmindful of yesterday's government statement which said their inn cuts' action might result in 'anarchy. 1 Injunction writs were issued yesterday by the high court to clear the squatters out of the 'duches' apartments and a .similar block of Hals at 'Fountain Court. Minor Injuries Are Hampering the Razorbacks Fayctlevillc. Ark., Sepl. 12 l/l 1 )—A plague of minor in juries is not. likely lo keep any of Ihe University of Arkansas .football team out of the for the opening game Sept. 21. Head Couch John Barn hill said today. Members of the current Razorback hospital list include: lioss Prilchard. wingbat-k, who suffered a dislocated ioe in practice Tuesday; Aubrey Fowler, tailback, and fullback John Hoffman, both with sort 1 J'cet; Kon Holland, tailback, who has a slight cold. One of the highlights of .practice carch officer the restitution branch of the monumcnls, fine arts and achiycs section of Ihc cco- lomics division of the Office of Military Government for Gcr ninny (U .S.I. Her job is to help track down works of iiii and other valuables looted by the Nazis from countries they formerly occupied, and classify them for restitution to their rightful owners. The department in which Capt. sessions this week has been the i.'xrcllen! punling oJ' tailback Howard Hughes, Joi-nier Rock all-slarler who played with Alabama before the wur. the victor nations demand Italy destroy, be converted to scrap iron rather than become a total Joss. The Italian Naval Chief of Staff, Admiral De Courten, asked the China are cxpecled to be back at; military commission • to authorize Peiping headquarters. But two an ItaLan Navy nearly three times •set- "a ... settlement today,' and he replied as .'unionists moved to yes. Even groups are in Communist-held ter- the size of that allowed in the ritory in Manchuria, where fight- vi^aij draft. ing is expected to flare again mo- j He sough: pesmission for Italy to tighten' up their stranglehold on every deeD-rSea port, the WSB last night declared again that xhe AFL, seafarers must be content with wage, increases :'n vhe "pattern" set earlier for CIO seamen. menlarily. counlries. . <• •For inslanee, officials-hero''were pleased that the Communists did not , suffer too severe sciback Regan works — headed for Ii months by Major L. Banccl La Farge ot Ml. Carmcl, Conn., anc now by Richard F. Howard o: Hopcwoll, N. .]., has rccovcrec many millions of dollars worth o" stolen art in its search througl' the nooks and crannies of occupicc Germany and beyond. Recoveries and reslitulions in vcar have included more than a million books and nearly 50,000 worki of art. some of them priceless maslei pieces. France .alone has received 40.000 cultural pieces. Some of these recoveries have boi>n in museum basements, some behind false walls in houses, in barns' and in sealed sail Jiiines. Capt. Regan's part in this vast hunt is not a truyeling job. She nits in a small office in military government headquarters here, .surrounded by packing boxes and an occasional minor masterpiece. One of her field workers shares lie keeps an organized network of riclivily going over Ihe continent. Capt. Regan advises her tiepart- •nent chief of particulars of miss- ng objecls and classifies clues as o Iheir whcrenbouls. I5hc works vith the army's G-2, Ihc counler- ntelligcnce corps, and maintains iaison wilh representatives of other occupying powers, with Unil- cd Nations military missions here and with art intelligence in occupied Austria. Tho culprits on whom she helps ?et the lowdown arc nol all big Nazi looters. She also helps prepare cases against accused members of the American forces. The loot sloulh had admirable training for her ;iob. She majored in fine arls at Radcjiffe and studied art at Harvard, Painting :'s one of her hobbies. When she was gradualed in 1937, her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. John W. Regan of Weot Roxbury, Mass,, took her on an art tour of Europe and the Orient. On their 15,000- mile trip Ihe family saw nearly every important museum in the world and visited countless monuments and churches. "That's when I did work, 1 Mollic smiles. my leg Then she went back to Harvarc lo study to be an art teacher. She taught drawing and art history ii high schools around Boston. She dropped her, art classes to enter the .first WAAC officer candidate school al Des Moines. She came overseas to England iu May 1944 and worked in Gen. Jimmy Doolillle's air force headquarters. Al war's end her thoughts turned again to art and last summer she came to Berlin on temporary duly .slatus. When she got homo leave this summer she returned to Boston xo bring earlier this year in the French eleclions. Their tear was lhal any real loss of political power :in France mighl have caused party members to tie up the country through their control of ccnlral labor organizalions. (Similarly, French reluctance to go along'with the United Slates and Britain on issues involving opposition to the Soviet Union is ox- ilained more often in terms of Trench concern over Communistic nfluence than in terms of tradi- ional national interests. Diplomatic authorities moreover describe it as beyond question vhal 1) while throughout central and eastern Europe Ihe Communist party is Russia's chosen instru- rient of domination, (2) in other parts of the world, including the western hemisphere, it appears io lave- been developed as an. arm of 3ovie{ foreign 1 policy. Despilc this overall view, officials are quick to emphasize \hat the Qommunists have every legal right to operate .as ,a polilical movement in Ihc Unilcd Slales and mosl 'other countries of ihc voi-id. Hence they become a subject of legal concern-here only when some specific aclion or pronouncement mighl be considered as violating established law. o Bush Answers i Charges by Ly!e Brown Arkadclphia, Ark—Circuit Judge Dexter Bush of the Eighth Judicial District Wednesday afternoon filed an answer to the suit of ' Lyle Brown, prosecuting attorney of this dislriel, who has contested the election of Judge Bush in the August 13 primary election. Brown, candidate for judge, losl in the dislriel by a-Voul 500 votes, according to the certified returns. He filed suit here Seplember 4. Judge Bush also filed a demurrer, and a motion lo dismiss Ihc complaint "filed by Brown. In his answer, Judge Bush "denies each and every material allegation of Ihc coiilcslaiil's complaint." Among the denials arc: "That the contestant received a majority of the legal voles casl in Ihe district, and that the contestant received 8IJ94 voles and that the con- tcstoe only received 8852 votes in the said primary election." Judge Bush further denies "that the Clark Counly Democratic Ccn- lial Commillcc was guilty of any misconduct, wilful or otherwise, in or preceding said election; and that any election official in any box in Clark Counly was guilly of any misconduct; Dial the contestec received any voles in Clark Counly which were illegal and improper for any reason whatsoever; and that tlic conlcstcc received an> absentee votes which were illcya or improper.' 1 "The denials as to Nevada Hempstcad, Miller and Lafayclte counties were similar to those in regard lo Clark Counly." Judge Bush further answers Ihe lhal in , retain 12i war vessels instead of tho alloled "Hi. H-aly, he said, needs at least $100,000 tons oi war vessels instead of the contemplated ii7,500. He said Italy would compromise for 80,000. At the same time, Dr. Ales demand thai Ihe Italian city Monfalcone, which lies about Babler of Yugoslavia was scheduled to wind up Yugoslav demands on Ilaly before the Italian political and terilorial commission Wilh a of 17 miles northwest of Trieste and about the same distance southwest of Gprizia, be turned over to Yugoslavia. On another phase of Ihe Italian reaty, a nine-nation subb-commis- slion worked into the early hours of this morning on reparations claims against Italy and invited thiopia, France .Britain, Yugo slayia, Egypt and Holland to state heir cases before il. The United Washington; Sept. 12.— The Wage Stabilization • Board's unyielding stand on sa'lors pay and threatened spread of th^ maritimp strike brought the Truman administration to the crossroads today on its entire labor policy. Despite moves by union men to tighten the strangling strike which alre.ady has crippled every American ocean port, the board declared again that AFL seamen must be content with wage raises in the "pattern 1 set earlier for their CIO ! colleagues, Thus the White House found itself squarely on the spot where it ' must make decision that may write labor-management history;' W. Willard Wirtz, 34 year old chairman of the reconversion-born Wage Stabilization Board, spelled out the Issue last night when he asserted that while idle shiss a're is the future of States vpsterdav renounced all economic svaouity, nui umy ;u mu Claims ^or rcpa?ations TromJtafy ?M.PPtae industry .but in Air-jricau The Italian political commission, splitting alone cast-west voted down 11 lo nine a Liunes, Czechoslovak proposal to set up a sub- commission to sludy the Italy- Yugoslav border. The commission chairman, Lief Egeland ot Soulh Africa, an- lounced the commission would begin tomorrow ils general discussion on Ihe statute of the free area of Triesle to allow a sub-commission lo start work on it. Hie crumped cjuarlers with her as her parenls here to live with Texarkana Firm Files Corporation Articles Liltle Rock, Sept. 1'J —(/T)—Kimball Hardwood Company of Tex- arkanu today filed articles of .incorporation with the secretary of state, listing authorized capilal stock of $5,000. Incorporalors ure C. T. Kimball, Lynn Hamilton and Joe Roseabloom, all of Texarkana. adoo and J. H. Wright. contestant by alleging Clark County 400 persons voted for Brown who were not qualified electors because they had nol assessed their poll laxcs, and that 300 were nol qualified because they had nut . paid their poll taxes, and thai an ! additional i!00 were nol qualified ! to vote in Ihc election for the reason they were nol members of Ilir Democratic party. Similar allegations were filed as lo qualifications -in the other four counties of the district. The answer i.s signed by Attorneys C. E. Johnson, G. W. LooK- Health Department Hopes Polio Over Worst Epidemiv Washington, .Sepl. \2 —Wi— A drop for the third straight week in the number of new infantile'par alysis cases raised hopes of U. S. Public Health Service officials today that the outbreak will now rapidly taper off. "Sometimes the new cases show a rapid decline,' a health service official told a reporlcr. "The rate of decline probably will grow greater.' Iu the week ending Sept. 7, Ihc number of new cases reported was 1,601. No report was received :"rom Missouri. Peak of 1,814 cases was reached in the week ending Aug. 17. Thus far Ihis year, there have been 14,030 cases reported. By com- pamon, there were 10,972 cases for the comparable period ot 1944 which eventually became the second worst year in the agency's records with 19,029 eases. The peak of the 1944 outbreak was not reached, however, until Sept. 2. . industry generally, x x x Every person in this country has a stake in avoiding wage soirals today which can only mean higher prices tomorrow," The AFL sailors, who quit work a week ago today in angry protest against the boards shaving '.J10 and $5 off pay boosts won i-espec-. ively by east and west coast sea- nien. renl'pd 'b v pledging •• light "lo the bitter end." CIO maritime workers, already idle because of the AFL tie-up, prepared to go out on strike officially, tnemselves. The ClO-dorninated Committee for Maritime Unity (CMU) moved to Jjew York for another strike-planning conference after meeting here yesterday. So all eyes now turn to P-esidnt Truman and his right-hand man on labor matters. Reconversion Director John K. liteeiman. Apparently they could: 1. Stand behind the stabi)'?.atipn board and "get tough 1 with the linkers. 2. Override the board and approve the requested wage increases. 3. Think up some comprpmist: that might settle the strike without repudiating the board (but most government officials professed to have no idea what form such a compromise could take). "Getting tough' might mean an all-out effort to run the ships with the aid of the armed forces, as Ihc president threatened to do in the CIO Maritime dispute • three months ago. Conceivable it could mean asking Congress for a drastic antistrike law, as the president did last May during the railroad Continued on Page Four

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