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Also some electric materials. First come first served. K. Wilson, No. ,4 highway, forks Columbus anc Washington road. 13-6t ONE CHOICE OLD VIOLIN $50.00 Phone 600. 13-3 GOOD L^ESPEDEZA HAY. 55c PER National Advertising Representative — Arkansas Dailies. Inc.; Memphis Tenn., jterick Build.ng; Chicago, 400 Norh Mich- oan Avenue; New York City, 292 Madison Ave.; Detroit, Mich., 2842 W. Grand Blvd.: Oklahoma City, 3U Terminal Bldg.; New Orleans. 722 Union St. Legal Notice Cost of publication to the taxpayers of this notice in this paper (4 times) is $28.75. PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 40 Proposed by Petition of the People POPULAR NAME OF -"--" ME NT AMEND- by will, inheritance or gift is not consistent with the ideals and sentiments of the American people. ! This was an arbitrary and debatable dictum. Americans for generations had evinced a desire to their families. State legislatures and national Congress, had created taxes on estates and inheritances . un away but this was not necessarily proof that the people had decided to repudiate the old custom. The debates and the propaganda revealed, on the contrary, an intention to use the money thus acquired for the going expenses of government and to reduce'the ecf> nomic power of "dead hands" over large areas of industry and large groups of workers. Emotional resentment was clearly revealed against the grotuesque luxury provided for idle and supercillious icirs. by contrast with the bleak condition of workers whose toil continued to create the income. Several generations of Roosevelts and Delanos were among these parasites. By his use of the qualifying word "vast" in his discussion of fortunes, Mr. Roosevelt established a Di-idge by which he could retreal to safe ground when he should be challenged during his life as a beneficiary of a custom which he condemned and, historically, aftei his own death, as one who prac tised an evil which he had de plored. To a man who can leave only $3,000 to his family, an estate of $50,000 is "vast" although the way Leo Durocher used o — Bill probably would have held he job indefinitely . . . The same 'everybody" knows that Joe Louis vill belt the tnr out of Mauriello ome time Wednesday night . . . But Taml is an aggressive rtghler vith a punch. He has to be, because his game leg won't lei him INCREASING PURPOSES AND MILLAGE FOR MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS. BALLOT TITLE A PROPOSED CONSTITUTION AL AMENDMENT TO ADD THE PURCHASE, DEVELOPMENT AND IMPROVEMENT OF PUBLIC RECREATION CENTERS (IN- Joe has been trailing almost constantly since last March and probably is a bit bored with the whole thing. He has little o gain — including his share of he gate — and his tille to lose. . . . Chances arc you won't get rich netting on Tami, but he can't make a much worse showing than Billy lonn did. self elected president of the American Association. Within two years league baseball job, just get your- Red Trautman has gone up to boss the Tigers and Roy Hamcy to run the Pirates. Who's .next? ... Although an estimated 0.500 customers paid nearly 10 cents a hole to watch the amateur golf i'inal — $3.00 admission for 37 holes —the event is so profitless ihat members of the U. S. Golf Association's executive committee pay their own expenses to attend . . . .Incidental- Iv Bob Willits, who drove 'three balls out of bounds on one hnlc in a semi-final match Friday didn't even set a record then. Back in 1920 Max Marston, defending his title, was carried to Ihc 3'Jth hole by Peter Harmon. On the Ihird extra holes Pete slammed three consecutive drives out of bounds without giving Marston a chance to tee off and then conceded i match. Monday Matinee Tip: If you want a good major var. Karl Schriftgeisser. in his The Amazing Hoosevell Family," writes that James Roosevelt 'helped in the post-svar housecleaning of the carpet-baggers which resulted in the org-.mizntlon of the Southern railway system and the Louisville and Nashvillo" and that "it has been estimated ihal lie accumulaled a fortune of $300,000 from his railroad ventures." Thus James Roosevelt, in housecleaning the carpet-baggers, was a beneficiary qf their ruthless cleaning of the South, the effects of which were si;., icit when n member of his Franklin .. D. president and cabincl mocked the South because some of its children had no shoes. Moreover, Franklin .D.'s father was no worker and the "sweat of Le Hand, who, perhaps fortunate- Stale Department of taxation If the acquired by inheritance, "vast" or modest according to your own opinion of an estate i'tir beyond it million, was left almost entirely io his fnmily, most of whom, during his presidency, had exploited the presidency as a gravy train. The people who revered him do not know the approximate value of the collection of stamps which he had ..fattened through his presidential powers, but a mere portion of it Th'ev worn turned dosvn but it was a stab worth trying and true to the eluiracter of the man they knew so well. Roosevelt became j brought $210,87f> at. auction. It had i Ul U bee: tho.-ic who toil' know "the life enabled of the him to German •eon a petty collection wiicn he took office in 1S133. Last winter, James Roosevelt, Weight Of Opinion In the interests of accurate program weights, four sports writers stepped on the scales the other day when the Oklahoma U. football squad officially weighed in . poundages recorded ranged from 151 to 190. They won't make up Uie varsity backfield. spas, the hunts al Pau. and the grouse in Scotland,", as Schriflgeis- scr snys. "Back in New York." the biographer continues, "he was a popular figure in society. He was a patron of the patriarch's ball when the ineffable Ward McAllister was telling the Mrs. Aslor who was nice and who wasn't. He knew the garish Astor mansion well." Franklin Roosevelt was still a millionaire when lie died. Leaving only $100 each lo his personal employees and not inure than ^1!) a week for all purDoscj for his failh- ful secretary of long service, Missy his son, and Basil O'Connor, his former law partner, familiar wilh Roosevcll's ethics, and knowing Ihe degree of his sincerity, fell justified in asking the New York on conservative invest- t be no more than $30 ch, nowadays, is below of poverty in most s. However, a person ne of a million has al- egarded as a rich man osevelt was by inheri- illionarie. superior but he never touched on that subject although he was still alive and campaigning for his lourth term when the disclosure came that grandfather Warren Delano had been an opium smuggler in the China trade. Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt's -autobiography never dealt with • the cniivrn« "nf :mv nf the :CortUnCS the ceiling urban areas, with a f tance, a The desire to provide security REMOVED FREE Within 40 Miles' DEAD HORSES, COWS and CRIPPLES Texarkana Rendering Plant Phono 883-W (Phone Collect) If No Answer Phone 3158-R MONUMENTS Call or Sec R. V. HERNDON, JR. Phone 5 or 56 Representative for ALLEN MONUMENT CO. Little Rock, Shreveport Texarkana PICTURE FRAMING New Moulding just arrived. Neat Work . . Quick Service Hempsfead County Lumber Co. 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FOR—Dependable and Quick • PLUMBING SERVICE • PHONE 933 No Job Too Large or Too Smah • ANDERSON BROS. • PURPOSES FOR WHICH MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS MAY BE ISSUED UNDER AMENDMENT NUMBER THIRTEEN TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND TO INCREASE THE SPECIAL TAX TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF BONDS ISSUED THEREUNDER FROM FIVE MILLS TO EIGHT MILLS ON THE DOLLAR, IN ADDITION TO THE LEGAL RATE PERMITTED TO BE LEVIED BY MUNICIPALITIES ON THE REAL AND PERSONAL TAXABLE PROPERTY THEREIN. AMENDMENT BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS THAT THE FOLLOWING BE ADOPTED AS AN 16-6t j AMENDMENT TO ITS CONSTI TUTION: 1 That Amendment No. 13 to the i Constitution of the State of Ar! Kansas, adopted Ocober 5, 1926, be amended to read as follows: ARTICLE XVI, Section 1. Neither the State nor any city, county town or other municipality in this limils of such municipality; for the construction of sewers and comfort stations: for the purchase STOP AND CHAT with MOLLY and BILL Famous for STEAKS and CHOPS Overstuffed Cheeseburgers and Yum-Yum FOOT LONG HOT DOGS with Chilli "CURB SERVICE" — 720 West Third — DE LUXE CAFE Slate, shall ever for any purpose lend its credit whatever; nor shall any county, city, town or municipality ever issue any interest-bearing evidences of indebted- nes, except such bonds as may be authorized by law to provide for and secure the payment of the indebtedness existing at the time of the adoption of the Constitution of 1874, and the State shall never issue any interest bearing treasury warrants or scrip." Provided that cities of- the first and second class may issue by and with the consent of a majority of the qualified electors of said municipality voting on the question at an election held for the purpose, bonds in sums and for the purposes approved by such majority at such election as follows: For Ihe payment of any indebtedness existing at the time of the adoption of this amendment for the purchase of rights of way for construction of public streets, "'• leys and boulevards within of fire fighting apparatus and fire alarm systems; for the purchase of street cleaning apparatus; for the purchase of sites for, construc- ,ion of, and equipment of city halls, j auditoriums, prisons, libraries, hospitals, public abbatoirs, incinerators or garbage disposal plants; for buildings for the housing of fire fighting apparatus; for Ihe construction of viaducts and bridges; and for the purpose of purchasing, extending, improving, enlarging building, or construclion of waler works or light plants and distribution systems therefor. No bonds issued under the au- Ihorily of this amendment shall bear a greater rate of interest than six per cent per annum payable either annually or semi-annually; that is to say, the cost to the municipality for interest and discount, on each issue of bonds shall not exceed six per cent per annum, and no bonds issued under the authority of this amendmenl shall ever be sold except at public sale after twenty days, advertisement in some newspaper having a bona fide circulation in the municipality issuing such bonds. In order to provde for Ihe payment of the bonds issued under the provisions of Ihis amendment, and interest thereon, a special tax, not to exceed eight mills on the dollar in addition to the legal rate permitted, may be levied by mum- natural and wholesome," he said. "But it is adequately served by a reasonable inheritance." By the will of his mother, Mr. Roosevelt received nine-tenths of her entire estale of $1,089,872, net The proponents of taxation to reduce "vast" cstales had rcsenl- ed the manner by which many such accumulations had been established. It was argued that even though the methods had been legal they were, in many cases, immoral because the founders had been shrewd fellows who felt out gaps in the laws and took advantage of Ihem. Or the rich men had paid low wages to the workers Roosevelt, himself, at Hyde Park, paid starvation wages. To go no further back than the presidents maternal grandfather, Warren Delano, who died in 1898, we find that he left an estate of $1,338.000. President Roosevelt had condemned the inheritance of vast estales derived from the exerlions of lieved that equally large fortunes, derived from vices and misfortunes of humanity, were morally Roosevelt ever discovered or had the fidelity to report that Warren Delano was an opium smuggler. Nor is there any more '^han xhq sketchiest reference to the fact that Jes Roosevelt, ihc "*• president's father, had profiteered in the tragedy of the Southern stales after Ihe Civil War. James Roosevelt had been a "money changer" in his own son's angry meaning of the erm employed in his iirst inaugural address in 1933. James Roosevelt was an organize and served for two years as president of the Southern Railway Securities Co., an early investment trust created to pick up at cheap prices the control of railroads of the South through the acquisition pf bonds previously voted by illiterate Negro legislators under the control of the car- pet-baggers. The frauds upon the impoverished white tax-payers were in part responsible for the Ku Klux Klan. for the railroads the people He may have be- been stale properties before had ihe al MINERALS, VITAMINS, ^REMEDIES For Remedies and Supplies See or Call CRESCENT DRUG STORE Phone 600 225 S. Main cipalities on the real and personal taxable property therein. And any municipality issuing any bonds shall, before or at the time of doing so, levy a direct tax payable annually not exceeding the amount limited as above, sufficient to pay the interest on such bonds as the time matures, and also sufficien to pay and discharge the principa of all such bonds at their respec tive maturities; provided, that the above limitations of the rate o taxation shall not apply to bonds issued by any municipalily for the purpose of acquiring, purchasing extending, improving, enlarging building, or construction of wate works and light plants, but the levj of the soecial tax of eight mill authorized by - this amendmer having been exhausted, or the ba ance unlevied being insufficient t posed bonds, said municipality fo the purpose of paying the principa and interest of such water work and light plant bonds, may, as fa as required, levy and collect a spe cial tax, in addition to the rat allowed by this amendment of no to exceed five mills on the dollai Said bonds shall be serial, matui ing annually after three years frorr datc of issue, and shall be pai off as they mature, and no bone issued under the authority of this amendment shall be issued for a longer period than thirty-five years. No municipality shall ever grant financial aid toward the construc- ton of railroads or other private enterprises operated by any person, firm or corporation, and no money raised under the provisions of this amendment by taxation or by sale of bonds for a specific purpose hall ever be used for any other r different purpose. It shall be the duty of Ihe mayor nd city council or other govern- ig body established by law, to xercised supervision over the sale f any bonds, which may be voted y the people at an election held or that purpose and they shall xpend economically Ihe funds so rovided for Ihe specified purposes or which Ihey were voled. Said election shall be held at uch times as the city council may esignate by ordinance, which ord- lance shall specifically state the mrpose for whch the bonds are lo jo issued, and if for more than one purpose, provision shall be made in said ordinance for halloing on each separate purpose; vhich ordinance shall stale the sum total of the issue, the dates of maturity thereof and shall fix he date of election so that it shall lot occur earlier than thirty days after the passage of said ordinance. Said election shall be held and conducted, and the vote thereof canvassed, and Ihe result thereof declared under the law and in ;he manner now or hereafter provided for municipal elections, so far as the same may be applicable, except as herein otherwise provided. Notice of said election shall FIRST-AID FOR . SCALP-SCRATCHERS If dry scalp itches rub on a few drops of Morolino Hair Tonic. Helps remove loose, unsightly dandruff flnkea. MOROLINE HAIR TONIC Mrs. Claude Whitehursr Representative for Mutual Benefit Health & Accident Association United Benefit Life Insurance Company Omaha, Nebraska Phone 952-J 1013 West 5th St. BUTANE SYSTEMS Plumbing Fixtures Plumbing Repairs HARRY W. SHIVER Heating Hope, Ark. Plumbing Phone 259 COMPLETE RAD80 SERVICE Bob Elmore Auto Supply Phone 174 216 S. Main Get Ready FOR FALL By having your winter garments cleaned and pressed. We Pick Up and Deliver "Plenty of Parking Space" Cleaners HALL'S Hatters HUGH B. HALL, Owner 208 N. Ferguson Phone 76 William R. Herndon Photographer First National Bank Bldg. Second Floor PHONE 493 or 114-J PORTRAITS Commercial and Advertising PHOTO COPIES Discharges - Legal Documents 24 Hour Service be given by the mayor by adver tis'ement weekly for at least four times, in some newspaper published in said municipality and having a bona fide circulation therein; the last publication to be not less lhan len days prior to the date of s;jid election. . . Qualified voters of said rnunici-1 pality only shall have a right to vote at said elections. The result of said election shall be proclaimed by the mayor and the result as proclaimed shall be conclusive unless atlacked in Ihc courts within Ihirty days after the date of. such proclamation. This amendment shall not repeal or affect any law re- .aling lo the organization of improvement districts. This amendment shall be in force upon ils adoption, and shall not require legislalive aclion to pul it into force and effect. All provisions of this amendment shall be treated as mandatory., and all provisions of Ihe Constitution, or amendments thereto in conflict herewith are hereby repealed. Initialive peilion for the above proposed Constitutional Amendment filed in this office on the 3rd day of July, 1946. Witness rny hand and the seal of office on this the 12lh day of August, 1946. c _ G _ Secretary of Slate. Sept. 9, 16,' 23, 30. Silver and Gold Nai! Heads All Styles EYLETS all colors RHINESTONES Buttons — Belts — Buckles Mail Orders Invited Mrs. H.W. Hatcher 309 E. Second Hope, Ark Phone 407-J Announcement After approximately 2 years in the Armed Services, I will be back with rny Customers and Friends at the R. B. McMurrowgh Gin, Rosston Hy. Wish to thank each of you for your Continued Patronage during my absence and hope to see you again soon. Thanks, H, Kenneth McMurrough YOUR CREDIT IS GOOD Try Hope Mattress Co. For better work at better prices—Old beds made new and new beds made too — ALL WORK GUARANTEED One day service in town — We Call for and Deliver Anywhere Bargains In Secondhand Furniture Phone 152 41 IS. Hake) Sewing Machines Call us for guaranteed Repair work on all makes machines. 23 Years Experience We cover buttons, make button holes and do hemstitching. We buy, sell and exchange machines. C. W. YANCEY Singer DlsT. 513 S. Walnut Phone 578-W NOTICE PICTURES FRAMED NICE SELECTION OF NEW MOULDINGS CLYDE FRITZ PHone 399 AVENUE B GROCERY Have Your Discharge Copied for Furlough etc. 24 HOUR SERVICE Shipley ! 220 So. Walnut Hope, Ark. Job Printing, Office Supplies and School Supplies Will have complete line of printed Christmas Cards Business and Personal Gentry Printing Co. "Complete service for your car" MAGNOLIA 303 SERVICE STATION Now Open 24 Hours Daily 3rd & Laural Phone 303 Howard Lamb, Owner GENERAL AUTO REPAIRING Batteries Recharged Shop Equipment is no better than the man that uses it. For Your Repair Work, see HOMER COBB Highway 67 Phone 57 ALLGI's Interested in FLIGHT TRAINING Contact Vet Office or B. L. Rcttig at the airport • Flight Instructions • Rides • Charter Trips HOPE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT Agent for SCAT Airline 47TH YEAR: VOL. 47 Our Doily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex. H. Washburn Wallace Mills of the Gods Esperanto Henry Wallace's outburst against American foreign policy may have the o'pposile efiocl instead of t h e one he intended. Wallace pleads for unlimited discussion oi all thi- njjs—but his oulburst may can s e suspension of the president's free-for-all urcss conference. Prior to tne innuguraUr.n of HIP late President Roosevelt most presidential press conferences were_st- jji-iclly formal, discussion being lim- -*Jlcd lo those subjects the pre.mlenl , - Trieste Vor future chose from among written questions submitted to him in advance by the correspondents. Mr. Koosevell, a master at repartee, put the conference en an impromptu basis. The president died and Harry Truman, inheriting thiu new-style conleronce endeavored to carry it on. Then someone In the pr e s s meeting asked llie president about Wallace's speech at tacking our foreign policy, and Mr. Truman said ihe endorsed Ihc speech. t' This was an absurdity, and next day Mr. Truman declared what he intended to say was that he endorsed Wallace's right lo make a speech. Even from Hint less radical position Mr. Truman may find thai he will eventually have lo retire. Mr. Wallace is strong meat for any political party — and certainly too strung lor any president to risk questioning at a press conference except for the late and spark- WEATHER FORECAST Arkansas: Considerable cloudi ness, scattered showers this afternoon, tonight and Wednesday. Star of Hooe. 1899: Press. 1927. Consolidated January 18, 1929. HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1946 (API—Means Associated Press (NEA)—Means Newsoaoer Enterprise Ass'n. PRICE 5c COPY Maritime Situation Eases Little With Return of AFL Seamen; CIO Still Striking By The Associated Press A break in the maritime strike which has bottled up United States NMU members regarding ships manned by tc AFL sailors union of Ihc Pacific. ports begun today whin ..M'"L long-1 The NMU head said the union's .shoremen began loading at New I action would free about 4 SIU 17 —(/Pi— Yugoslav Ales Bebler accused western powers today of seek- lf.i establish a bridgehead in ling FDK. military action against Yugoslavia. : Opening the Slavic bloc's alack Upon the proposed boundaries of (he free territory, Bebler told a jjcacc conference commission the Only reason these were expanded |)ey.ond the Trieste cily limits was lo "allow space for Ihc deployment of armed forces." Bebler referred to the governor's .lowers in the free slate as en- •isaged by western nations, and •iaid they could be explained only considerations of power politics. I "He can even call in foreign troops," said Bebler. "But against whom'.' The object of their aclion is never named but is always implied —Yugoslavia." Bebler spoke as statesmen lined up once again in the Italian polili- cal and territorial commission on opposing sides of Ihc Trieste issue — this time in connection wilh the frontiers of the projected free area, liebler urged Ihe adoption of a Yugoslav amendment which would j I push the boundaries back to the York and Portland, Me. The break came afte-i- the National Maritime Union (CIO) agreed to picket ships manned by the AFL seafarers inlerni.i-.ional union except where they wilh NMU vessels. Jn New York about were bert 500 longshoremen were at work on 32 ships and Hundreds more ii^ig'noremen were expected back on the job later today. 'At Pqiv.and CIO pickets quit three AFL - rnsnned liberty ships, and workmen, who had refused to pass the pickel lines, resumed delayed repairs to two of the vessels at the Eng- Iruig shipbuilding corporation east yard. AFL seamen began ihc strike Sepl. 5 in protest against a Wage Stabilization Board decision limiting negotiated wage increases. /ill loreign ship;-: nol under con- Iract lo Ihc NMU also were exempt from picketing under the new directive, issued this morning by NMU President Joseph Curran after a conference with his aides at union headquarters in New York and in the name of Ihe national All-Out Drive Against Chinese Reds Is Seen LAWNMOWERS Repaired and Sharpened. 30 Years Experience I specialize in Repairs and Sharpening M. C. BRUCE Phone 1107-J So. Main St. Harry Segnar, Sr. PLUMBER Contracting and Repairs Phone 382-J 1023 South Main St. NOTICE Tilt-Roy Venetian Blind Co. 1123 County Ave. Texarkana, Arkansas WE • CLEAN 'EM • REPAIR 'EM • PAINT 'EM • ADJUST 'EM • RE-CORD 'EM • RE-TAPE 'EM Manufacturers of New Custom- Made Metal Venetian Blinds FREE ESTIMATE, PICK-UP, DELIVERY, INSTALLING Lasl night OPA announced it was i . . lo mark up the price of c: ^ l 51 ,' 0 ^''' a .I )r °P° sal Paralled by a While Russian amendment and contested by South African and Australian amendments which would extend the free state south in Islria lo include Pola and other Italian coastal communities. but perhaps! 'Ihe military commission adopl- -'--.: that c . r ' without argument provisions :'or preparing automobiles about 29 per cent over lf)42, duo tu increased factory costs and proof submilttd by the owners that they are losing money on li)-l(i production. We may have thought these we re prosperous times, but we are finally discovcrin ships in the port of New York, per milling them to prepare -at once to sail. Curran's directive followed by several hours a request by the AFIi. Maritime trades department that the NMU withdraw its picket lines around all vessels on the Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf coasts except CIO- conlraclcd ships "lo eliminate the possibility of wide-open jurisdic- lional warfare along all docks in all porls." -i. In urging Ihe NMU withdraw its pickets by G a. m. today, John Owncs, executive secretary of the- department, which speaks for AFL Maritime unions, added that AFL I Maritime unions would respect picket lines around vessels whose operators have contracts wilh the NMU or the CIO marine cooks and stewards unions. •; Also involved in the strike is the marine firemen, oilers, wipers and watertendcrs union, sn Independent organization. •• Owens said that if the govern;, ment seized any ships struck by the NMU or MCS the AFL Unions; would consider the aclion "a lock* By TOM MASERSON Truman Faces Most Critical Decision; to Take Wallace's Criticism Or to Fire Him By JOHN M. H1GHTOWER Washington, Sept. 17 —(/P)—Presi- ent Truman faced one of the most critical decisions of his administration today—whether to sanctio,n | further criticism of his secretary of commerce to resign. Cheng, chief of slaff, wenl lo Mukden loclay aflcr on extraordinary conference with Generalissimo Chiang Sai-Shek. Military observers immediately theorized that he PEIIG, Sept. 17—(/P)—Gen. Chen Wallace, who declared his inlcn- strike policy committee of thcloul and deal wilh it as such bji NMU. stopping work on all piers and on Curran's order did nol mention i all shirjs unlil such government the future action to be taken by I seizure and operation stops." is for FEOT1CTION against every type of loss at 20% Less Our Companies Each Year Return to Policyholders Millions of Dollars in Savings! Foster-Ellis MUTUAL INSURANCE AGENCY Non-Assessable Legal Reserve 108 East 2nd Phone 221 BSSJS" fr Doug /""ITV Carl Bacon V*I I I Jones ELECTRIC CO. — for — House Industrial Wiring Wiring Electrical Repairs Phone 784 PIANOS Just Received — A Large Shipment FACTORY REBUILT PIANOS "Direct From Chicago" • Looks like new • Sounds like new • New guarantee If you are interested in buying a piano call or write One of our representatives will call on you. CRABBE BROS. PIANO CO. "Texarkana's Only Exclusive Piano Co." 515 Buchanan Avenue Texarkana, U. S. A. while the mills of ihc gods grind slow Ihey grind exceedingly fine. Liltle Rock delegate reported yesterday on his experiences at the 36th annual convention of the Esperanto Association of North America, held al Conway, N. 1!.. Espcranlo, you will recall, w a s proposed as a language the peoples of all nations could learn. But with the passage of Ihe years, including two world wars it begins lo be doubtful whether the cause of enduring peace would b e helped if language were so plai n each of us knew what the other fellow was saying. division of surplus Italian Heel units among the United Slates, Britain, Franco and Russia. The vessels include Ihe Battleships Coi'.are, Italia and Vittorio \ L /• r s~* rs W ne Go Down Moreheacl Cil. N. C., Sept. 17— Venelo. five cruisers, seven de- (UP>— A maritihe saga of a hur- Forty Fans Approximately forty football fans attended the first meeting of t. h e newly organi/ed Quarterback Club al Hotel Barlow last night in which slroyers, one sloop, six torpedo boats, eight submarines and ;i iiosl of minor craft and auxiliaries. This sumo commission approved clauses ordering Italy lo demilitarize her frontiers with France and Yugoslavia, as well ,as Sicily, Sardinia, Pnntelleria and smaller islands in the Mediterranean and Adriatic. Previously, Ihc commission rejected. 16 lo four, a South.. African amendment which would have held Italy to all military and naval restrictions for at least five, years, regardless of United Nations security council desires, Only Australia, New Zealand and the Netherlands supported the South African position. The Balkan economic committee, in considering annexes 'io the Romanian treaty, rejected a British- sponsored amendment specifically providing for the restoration of United ricanc-whipped Friday the 13th and Becky Making the Rounds in New York v/as prepared to inaugurate a total offensive against the Communists in North China. Chen came here direct from a surprise meeting in Kuling, the summer capital, with Chiang and top military generals of North China. He then left for Mukden with Gen. Tu Li-Ming, commander of government forces in Machu- ria. They slopped briefly at Chen- gen, which Nationalist forces re- ccnlly seized from Ihe Communists. Tu reported to Chiang on the military situation in Manchuria. Informed Chinese sources said plans were charted at the military conference wilh Chiang to cul off the Communist supply line between Yenan, the Red headquarters, and Manchuria for the government's strong offensive against Xalgan, Communist military base in Chahar province. (In Nanking, a leading Kuomin- '.ang—government party — figure told Associated Press Correspondent John Roderick that a major niililary viclory such as the capture of Kalga, combined with further polilical concessions by the government, would convince Yen- an of Ihe fulilily of further delays in framing a coalition government. ("Believe me, unless such procedure is followed, we never wil! reach an ..agreement," said the party leader, who declined use ol , tion yesterday of keeping up his light for changes in Ihe conducl of his country's' international 'affairs, was scheduled to see the president either loday or tomorrow. High among the considerations obviously involved in that across- Ihc-desk meeting \vill be the fact thai Ihe congressional elections ..are only seven weeks off. Republicans already are making polilical capilal of Wallace's speech in New York lasl Thursday and the resulting controversy over it,- while Democrats acknowledge privately New York, Sept. 17. — (UP) — Dark-haired Becky McCall of Arkansas, who missed being Miss., America by just one blonde, today: , a captain who went down with ;iisj was dated up for a whirl in four . day by survivors of ihe Norwegian I tanker Marit II. Heinic Dumont. 27, Capetown, South African crewman aboard ihe jinx-dodged tanker out of Arendal, Norway, told how Capt. Lcif Williamson, Mrs. Williamson, and remain other officers, chose aboard the doomed vessel. Dumont, one pf 24 survivors, disclosed how a hurricane snapped Ihe Marit II in halves like a match stem with a loss of 10 lives. He said thai the vessel, which had survived a German torpedo off Ihe Irish coast in 1942, was stricken with such sudden and terrific violence that there was not even time to sound a radio SOS. With 18 others, Dumont was vessel in the traditional manner ] glittering nighl clubs on the same. the sea had ils unfolu-.ng here to- j night but she still was disippoint- cd about her fu>' SAtiKday n the big city. The runnii? tic City bet' said in \ everyone co$Sas to lown on Saturday. She arrived here on Friday to gel ready for thef.big say. "And here Qftjces • close .'. and^ everything just'sibws down;"'Becky said. his name. "Regardless of .how many political concessions we make, as long as the Communists gain militarily, they will refuse to make any agreement.") Meal Prices Are Rolled Back, Clothing Hiked By -MARVIN L. ARROWSMITH Washington, Sept. 17 — ffl— An OPA edict sent restaurant price ceilings on meat meals back to Pressure lo keep Wallace as a ncmber of the government was re ported fairly strong because of vhat man of Mr. Truman's advisers consider to be the com- •ncrce secretary's considerable po- ilical following. Yet among lawmakers of both parties there were increasing dc- nands for what Senator Kilgorc :D-WVa) called "a unified front" n the handling of foreign affairs. June 30 levels today, but the cost Kilgoio told reporters that "Arner-1 O f co tton clothing Inched up an- cans must present a unified >:ront . •mliiiirl tlio riHminiKirnlinn in deal- 'oint.r «, f| behind the administration in deal ng with foreign affairs." Senator Byrd (D-Va) cabled, .. _ t . Byrnes in Paris that "you have the i higher prices on General Motors overwhelming support and confi-1 automobiles after granting an av deuce of the American people inj er age six percent increase in re- Also on the price front. 1. OPA studied a petition for hat subject again ure. „. Suit Following ™-- SecondContest Dismissal __ pi Ihat Ihey consider the incident their toughst "break" this year. Democrat National Chairman Robert E. Hannegan discussed the situation with Mr. Truman at some length late yesterday. As for Wallace, friends reprcscnt- id him as pleased over the results serted that if his inilial efforts to make n na ional issue of the slate of Ameri can relations with Russia. • In Paris, Secretary of State Byrnes maintained complete personal silence on the whole question of Wallace's demands for a softer policy toward. Russia. Bui there was ample evidence that Stale De- parlmenl officials here were considerably disturbed by what they regard as an appearance of American disunity to Ihc rest of the world. It was understood from top officials that ,-slale department leaders are considering a recommendation to Mr. -Truman that any further speeches by Wallace on foreign policy should at least be subject to slate department clenranc. However, most diplomatic and political authorities here seemec to be of the opinion that Mr. Truman was confronted with the necessity for more positive action with two main considerations in mind. Either (1) he could approve additional' speeches by Wallace or foreign policy in the hope that i could be made clear that they did nol necessarily represent admini stration thinking, or (2) he cquk ask Wallace to leave the cabine in order to counter any charges o disunity in American diplomacy. your valiant efforts to establish enduring world peace. Wallace and Pepper speak for a small minor- Senator Pepper (D-Fal) s»oke on the same program with Wallace last week and later lauderf the commerce secretary's ajdress. Rep. Clarence J. Brown of Ohio, Republican campaign director, asserted that V, aL:... s latest statement yesterday placed him in "open defiance of the president." In that statement, Wallace an- ounccd his intention to continue discussing foreign policy issues ll-tllJS t^l I ill.- IV-3LU1CI11UU *Jl , 1 • 1. 1 M I cd Nations shipping seized landed here lasl night by the coast i- June, HM1. " guard. They were saved irom the after Delegates of other nations said they believed this was already sufficiently covered by ihe article re- REED MOTOR CO. 108 East Division St, Mechanics: CARL JONES • FRANK YARBROUGH • Complete Repair Shop • Body and Fender Shop • Complete Paint Shop Bring Your Car Troubles To Us DONT WAIT TILL V(X'R CAR FALLS DOWN ON THE JOB/ It con put you in an awful fix. That's why we'd like a chance to get its minor disorders corrected RIGHT NOW! HEFNER NASH CO. OUR MOTTO IS "SATISFIED CUSTOMERS" 314 E. 3rd. Byron Hefner Phone 442 Leo Ray was elected Chief Quart- I . . - crback Dick Walkins wai nam e d ci"mng Ihe return subsumed quarterback. Nauon P>'"Perly. The purpose of U.e orgamzntio n is to discuss wilh coaches quest! - ons including "beefs" following football games and bring the mentors and learn lo a closer understanding with local tans. It is strictly n non-profit enterprise wilh n o clues collected. In fact the only cost is for meals each week. Last nigh*. Ihe group heard 1 h e \» coaches discuss Friday night's game and plans for the first conference game with Smackover Ihis weekend at the oil city. The program ended with a film showin the Duke-Alabama Sugar Bowl game of 1944. Next week the organization will meet at the High School Monday nighl al (i:liU p.m. of all United !S ocean by the American tanker S. S. Pan Amoco. Their ship was jlasted Friday by Ihe twisting winds some 145 miles off the North Carolina coast. As they ate their firsl warm food in over Two days and drank cups of scalding black coffee, they told how narrowly they missed --cscuc on the second nighl cidrift when their rocket gun exploded, instead of firing, and Ihey could not attract the attention of another passing ship . "We left Curacao, West Indies, on Sept. 7. It was a routine trip until Friday the 13," Dumont said. "On that clay the winds besan io lo her. She had an appointment with the dean of photographer's models, John Powers, today Screen tests and auditions will keep her scurrying from office to office tomorrow. Her biggest fling at Manhattan's night life is scheduled ilor tomorrow night. A group of artists and illuslralors will escorl three Allan- lie Cily finalists through an evening at Monte Carlo, the Stork club , and other glamour spots. Becky i says she will stick to , her usual drink—lemonade. Blonde Miss America — Marilyn Bulford of California—and Miss jouisiuna—singer Marguerite McClelland—are Ihe Iwo beaulics who ,vill appear wilh her. Becky's real ambition is to be a radio singer until 1951. That is the tail ceilings for Ford-built cars. 2. The Price Decontrol Boad, which meets tomorrow to decide * whether to restore ceilings on dairy products, reported opposition to revival of controls in nine of the first dozen written statements received. The OPA order restoring June 30 restaurant ceilings immediately applies to all meals and individual menu items in which meat is the major ingredient. In ' issuing the order last night the agency said the cost of dining IJOVll^LlXIgl AWi V-iJ-,11 J^Uilv-J .«»...,.— ~ - i_, u _- - ~" . „ . " nd said that he-would speak on put was being "rolled back," but u~4 n ,.l-,l nr *i- nrrij,-, '',»-, -IVi n *.-, n n v vi i. ii H i H nnf osfimaliv Vtnur milp'lv "in the near ui- Wallace has scheduled a speech icxt Tuesday at Providence, R. I., under sponsorship of the National Cilizens Political Action Commit- ee. He did not specify whether his would be the occasion for his •enewal of the discussion. Immediately before he issued the statement al the Commerce De- oarlmenl, Wallace telephoned Mr. Truman. From persons close to the secretary it was learned he did not ask the president to approve the text nor did he read it to him. Instead, he simply expressed appreciation for the way in which the president upheld on Saturday his right to make last week's speech, adding Ihat he intended to issue a brief, innocuous statement. Thus Wallace was without any White House assurances that Mr. Truman would favor his continued campaigning on foreign aolicy questions, and both ...White House and State Department officials made it plain that the question remained to be decided. swell the waves churned up WANTED White Oak Logs and Clear and Clean Overcup Oak Logs and Heading Bolts Post Oak Logs and Heading Bolts For Prices and more details Apply to: HOPE HEADING COMPANY Phone 245 Hope, Arkansas .... in 10 Minutes! Borrow money from us on your car, or almost anything of value. We'll lend you all you need if we possibly can, regardless of where you live. The more you want the better we like it. Ten mi'nutes usually gets you the cash. Ask for Mr. McLarty, at Hope Auto Co. By WILLIAM FERIS Chicago, Sept. 17 — (/P) — Tall corn is the mid-western prairie lands, Ihc base upon which" much •)f the nation's fulurc fond supplies will be buill, is turning from green to brown in these late summer days — evidence thai the crop is ^urn"'/?' , r i piodfng, ripping sound and the en- With the tang ol autumn already !,j nt , s ^topped m the air, the bumper corn crop. j°..f ' r u sh ' M \ \, p above," Dumont largest in the nattfiri s history, is s .,,; cl ••Kveryonc was very orderly •.igam in a race with time. This 'n,,.^,,,, g lifemits over the side aiic vear it is late in maturing, and io lowc ,. ing boals . t a good quality crop experts .. Thu Marll hac i broken- amid- white. There just seemed lo be something in the air. We began to feel uneasy, bill not frightened. "1 was down below eating. The waves were as large as I had ever seen. Then it happened. It felt like an earthquake had hit us. The lights went off. I heard a loud ex- Hal Springs, Sept. 17 — (fP)— Cir- Bul Saturday was the only day cuit Judge Lawrence C. Auten of Miss Arkansas found offi/.es closed Litlle Rock prepared lo hear an— - • • • • ' othersuit growing out of the July 30 Democratic primary after yesterday dismissing contests brought by four unsuccessful "GI" candidates. Scheduled for trial today was the suit of Curtis Ridgway, defeated for rcnominalion as prosecuting attorney by Sidney McMath, leader 'of the "GI" forces and their only successful candidate. McMath has tiled a cross complaint to Ridgway's suit which among other things, challenges the use of specially-issued poll tax receipts fpr veterans in Garland and Montgomery counties. Aut'cn yeslcrday granted a mo- lion by four nominees supported by- Mayor Leo P. McLaughlin of Hot Springs to dismiss the contests of their unsuccessful opponents on grounds affidavits on which charges were based were not properly authenticated. He ruled E. F. Carpenter 9f Hot Springs, who notarized affidavits supporting the contests, was not a notary public. Anton served in place of Circuit Judge Earl Wilt of Hot Springs, a defendant, who disqualified him self. Other defendants were Sheriff Marion Anderson, Counly Judge Elza T. Housley and Circuit Clerk John E, Jones. year she wants to get married. Then, she said, she's going to have four children. "I haven't picked their names yet because I think first names should go wilh the last one. And I haven't met the man I'm going to marry yet," she added. Righl now she's planning to go back to Arkansas for the first time since the contcsl and then come East lo go lo college. London Says iace or nes Is Out Sabelha, Kas., Sept. 17 —(/P)—AM /i. Landon 1936 Republican pres- dcnlial candidale, .contended today that President Truman must cither remove Secretary of State Byrnes or Secretary of Commerce Wallace from his cabinet or 'America'?, readership iir rno world will be hamstrung." Landon, in an address prepared for delivery Ihe firsl ciislrict _ sound Republican canvcnliori, declared that the "Cov.rmunlsts are rejoicing — the rest of the world is shocked — at the conflict on foreign policies in the Truman cabinet x x x. "If both Wallace and Byrnes stay in the cabinet, Uncle Sam will be in the position of carrying water on both shoulders." Landon poured hot coals on the New Deal for "government by name-calling — free and unlimited spending until the bubble bursts — blue sky promises a national administration of turmoil at home and abroad low production — l> Little Hock. Sepl. 17--(UPi — !x . en Sen. John iVleC'lellan. back in Arkansas after Uv.i wreks on Ihc wosl coast, was making plans today lo iillencl a New Orleans meeting qf southern .senators pi uU-stin.u i President Truman's i ecunl fili-da.v '/moratorium uii federal work pro- 'jcels. Earlier, Senator McClellan hac indicated ihat ho .Jlrungly favored lifting of the .slop-work order in- so-far as it hampered Arkansas' flood control program. Although McClellan would not be quoted on recent foreign policy speech made by Si".-:etary of Commerce Henry A. Wallace, he suggo.-iled Ihal he was; r,"t satisfied wilh Walhive's renui"'/..s. As for any pu.-s'ble "sinigi'.k'" •if that ihe Demi-cr.-itk 1 parly mighl be in for this yoisi 1 . Ihe senator ob served ihat any narty in power during a po.n-',var period was taxed by itfc iu'-avy burden. it WMS necessary -'or the grain to mature before frosts. "During tin.! lasl week," the Baldwin la velorCompany of De- ealur, 111., said today, "there iias , , ry definite change jn the Twelve Greek Bandits KilSed in Skirmishes Athens. Sept. Ill —-'-i':--The ministry oi public 1 unler '.nday reported \'i "bMiidii;;" killed in sKirmisnes as two bridges between Kalauaka and loannina were dcsH'oyed anc 27 telegraph pi.-les cut down in eon tinning efforts by Lel'liMs 1o di_s rupl cominuiiicalion lines jn north ern Grrec-r. Seven pci'sons wi-iv .-tain in ; battle on Ihe inland >jf Kephallcnii and live othurs v.ere killed noril of Lari.sa, i^e minister ;;aid Twenty gendarmes and soldier seized'by a Leftist band in a batll< Saturday at Oivi'iii were- slrippec ol ihc'ii 1 clothing and arms .'.md re leased, appearance of corn fields. The uisks and stalks have changed from deep green to the brown shade of maturity." Grain experts explained that the :'om was "denling" —which meant hat little dents, or creases, were ippearing on Ihe top of those yellow kernels which you eal when nu order eorn-on-thc-cob. This iii turn meant that the corn ;as drying out, that moisturo was .ilhdrawihg from the kernels, '-•aving the indenture on top, and :iat the kernel was hardening. It houlrl be hardened if corn is to seape damage when the early rusts appear. A visible evidence of this process >f iialuie was provided i'.'. the browning fields of the corn bell, rom Ohio un the East across the jrairies lo Nebraska on the West. It is upon corn, crop analysts minted out. thai much of Ameri a's food economy rests. The grain s Led to farm animals and ponl- i.v lo produce meat and claio v.'oduc'ls. Ed Buenu-r of Harris, Uphair incl Company said that about twi -.vi-i'ks more uf good weather, wilh- u;i I'rnsl, wore 1 needed if the crop .vns to mature in best condition. After corn has matured, it may •einain in fields throughout the .vintcr without suffering damage. (.'. M. Galvin of James E. Bennett and company said. He added that mosl corn, however, was harvested before Christmas. Royal Bull of Lamson Brothers and Company gave the following avci-ige dalu- of first killing frosts in major corn belt slak's: Wisconsin and Minnesota Sept. 2B; Nebraska Oct. 3: Iowa Oct. 5: Illinois and Kansas Oct. 12: Indiana Oct. Hi; Ohio Oct. 14; Missouri Oct. 15. ships. I believe some of the men weie trapped below. E:ghlcen oi us were in one boat. "We tried to got Captain Williamson, his wife, and second mate Eclvincl Llijord it, come. Bui Ihey wouldn't. I think they wauled to o clown with Ihc ship. "The lasl we could see of them they were waving from Ihe Mai-it's :lye. Some of the men were still aboard and the captain ;is shouting orders. "We could sec others gelling on rafts and in boats. But tho wind and waves were terrific fov six hours. Then " things calmed down Al llie end of their second day aflual, Ihey were spotted by the Pan Amoco. Six oilier survivors, including Second Mate Rolf Williamson, 32, Ln oilier of the missing skipper, were landed at Lewes, Dela. They had been located on a raft by a'coast guard air-sea rescue plane which guided the American tanker Gulf Hawk to their rescue All survivors were in good nhy.si- cal condition except for minor burns suffered by three when the i ticket gun exploded. All will leave Jewish Birth Rate Definitely Climbing, Morality Rote Higher Than in America here by gus today for New York City. Coast guard planes ,. the area where the ship was hit. j ah'rt lor other possible survivors and lor wreckage which might menace navigation in the area. By JOSEPH C. GODWIN , (For Hal Boyle) Tel Aviv, Pacstinc—(fl 1 )—Babies, crowing, cuddly, curly haired and glowing from parental care, form a new and powerful echelon in the Jewish struggle for predominance in Palestine. "The birth rale has increased astonishingly in the last two years," said a former Vienna ob- slrelician in Ihe Tel Aviv municipal health service. "Good healthy children with normal family life give us an 'immigration' route that's completely unchecked." Jewish agency officials, frankly terming the infant industry "internal immigration," back the movement with modern hospitals and medical care. Official propaganda encourages motherhood. Agency statistics for 1943-45 list Jewish births in Palestine al 25 per 1.01)0 population annually. Official estimate.; place ihe HJ45-46 fiture at "30 or beyond." Baby carriage manufacturers, swampcc still patroled w" 1 ' V" sincss ' al ' e ° VOn more ° P Secucy to Mold Local Option Election Marshall, Sept. 17—(/Pi—A local option liquor election .is scheduled in the Searcy county Oc.t. 15. Coun- ly Judge John W. Griffith ,-et -.he dull.- ycsU'iday after he had certified petitions J'or ihe election. Searcy counly has only one liquor store.' al Marshall ,but there are .several beer dealers. imislic. "This is a city of babies," chuckled an old perambulator maker, putting the final brush strokes on a while rubber-tired two passenger model. Tel Aviv's daily perambulator parades along wile-walked, traf- fie-iarnmed streets are something to behold as are the hundreds of youngsters splashing naked in the surf on the city's beaches. In the villages, community ;iur- series bounce wilh ruddy well-fed babies cared i'or by expectant mothers while their parents—many of them determined young folk who fought Iheir way oul of Europe through the Palestine immigration blockade — lever u living from soil and sea. Until recently Palestine govern- nont experts attached little importance to the natural incr»«*se in Jewish population, pointing out that Moslem babies arrived at the rate of 48 per year per 1,000 popu- .ation against the Jewisn ^5. ihe Arab population was recorded at more lhan a million, the Jewish at less than 000,000. Now they are not so sure. "The Jewish birth rate is definitely climbing," said a National Health Department official. "And Jewish doctors have reduced the infant mortality rate even lower than that in America. Officially the infant mortality among the Jewish population is recorded at 5o per 1,000 against 140 for ihe Moslems. In the United States and Canada more than CO babies of every thousand die during their first year. Tel Avivi municipalily, spearheading the drive for more and better babies also have paced the campaign against the grim reaper. The world's largest all-Jewish community, haven of some of Europe's former finest pediatricians. unparalleled public waste — more existence on the dole — and mismanagement of oiu- International affairs so that our sacrifices arc lot bringing any compensating gains." Then he added: "Anyone who votes the Dmo- cralic ticket certainly is a glutton for punishment 1 ." Declaring that "we have steadily lost one after another of our war objectives until not even freedom iroin world turmoil and fear of war remain," Landon said Americans have been misled to believe that "we have won every current Probe of Army in Germany Called Politics Berlin, Sept. 17 —. . Elmer Thomas (D-Okla) today denounced as "just politics and publicity" demands made by certain U. S. senators for a senaotiral investigation of the. conducl of American occupalional forces in Germany. Thomas added: "I doubt that a committee of the U. S. Senate could be selected that would be qualified to pass on the efficiency of the army of occupation." Thomas was interviewed at Tempelhof airfield upon his arrival from Frankfurt, where he had conferred yesterday with the European theater commander, Gen. Joseph T. McNarncy. He planned to discuss military government affairs loday with Lieut. Gen. Lucius D. Clay, deputy military governor, and to depart tomorrow id- Fa ris. Thomas said the American people should rely on "trusled leaders developed during the war" to handle occupation affairs. He singled out Iwo members of Ihe Scnale War Investigating Com- millce he declared were- examples of "polilics and publicity." "One member, Senator Mead (D- ,NYi is running for governor of (New York and wants publicity," I Thomas said. "Another, Senator Brcwslcr (R-Mainci is anti-administration and always against anything we do." Brcwslcr had said in Washington that the Senate committee, had heard reports of irregularities in it did not estimate how much. An OPA official told a reporter, however, that 'Tno's- of the -increases we have heard about .have been about 10 percent. .Until yesterday ceilings on meat* base restaurant meals had been •frozen' 'temporarily at prices in effect August 31, just prior to res- .oration of ceilings on live animals. OPA said that while restaurant industry had "pressed" for ceilings higher than 1 the June 30 level, an industry committee had. been unable to present sufficient evidence "to show that restaurants could not absorb the prevailing admittedly higher costs for meat," At retail, ceilings retored on meat early this month- averaged about 3 1-2 cents a pound more than those of June 30. While meat was not under price control restaurants were permitted.' to base their ceilings 'on the actual, cost of raw meat. They continue under this principle in the case of menu items which' still are ceiling free, such as' fish, v poultry and dairy products. ;J',.„;•• tlTe l ''a^gen'gy%rir(ouhcwc : ?naf • .retail "" prices for about half'of all eotton clothing produced are going up" another one percent. The new boost is necessary, the agency said, to offset a price hike averaging two percent in ceiling prices for cotton textile mode by mills paying a wage increase of five cents hourly approved last week by the Wage Stabilization board. Senator These mills OPA said ,turn out 'more than half" of the total vol- international political wrestling .natch. But we have losl practically every round. "We have shouted victory every time Russia fell back one step afler advancing Iwo. 11 is the height of folly lo continue lo ignore ner successes," Landon slaled. He praised Secretary Byrnes' "return to sanity in his German speech. There never was a chance to achieve polilical stabilily in the world without creating economic stability. We had to reverse our German policies lit order lo do hat." spends almost half-million pounds annually on its health pro- gicun, operating hospitals, nursing homes and clinics. National Jewish Welfare Organizations spend another quarter-million pounds in the resl of llie country. Mobile clinic units travel Ihe most remote farm communities. "Many of our people are young and strong and eager lo eslablisl a family," explained an agency of ficial. Allcr years of fear, flight, they now hope homes and a country of their own All of them arc secure in \hei! new feelings of nationalistic unity The bumper baby crop is a natura result." occupation affairs that "went right up to the top among ranking gen erals." Thomas said he was not in Germany on official business, but had come lo Frankfurt Saturday from Copenhagen, where he atlended the world food conference. University Is Assigned New Air Officer Fayetteville, Sept. 17 — (/F) — Maj. A. S. Freer of the U.S. Army Force, has been assigned to command the new air unit of the University of Arkansas Reserve Officers Training Corps. Dr. A.M. Harding, university president, an- louncecl loday. Major Freer already has assumed his duties here. A native oi' Washington, D. C.. Major Freci graduated 1'iom the University ol the South. Sewanec, Tenn., in 1941 and entered the ;iir force a shoi'1 lime later. Hi- served 15 months overseas with the Ninth Air Forcu in England. France and Germany He holcU the Air Medal wilh five, oak leaf clustp'-j. One other officer and three lion eo Pilkinton to Head Navy Day Program Here James H Pilkinton, Hope attorney has been appointed NAVY DAY chairman for Hempstead County :>y Ralph A. Bard, Undersecretary of the Navy and President of the Navy League of the United Slates. Navy day this year will be o n Sunday, October 27, and tribu t e will be paid throughout the United Stales and the world to the men in all the services who have lost their Jives al sea in Ihe defense of Die United Stales. The Navy will scatter flowers upon the waters th? I'oughoul Ihe world—traditional cc- lemony for honoring those who lost their lives at sea—to express the time of cotton production. Hearing Friday on , Motion by Bush Arkadelphia, Arkansas—Judge S, M. Bone of Batesville, in the third judicial district, will, presi'd is Friday at the hearng of Judge Dexter Bush's motion for dismissal of iyle Brown's election contest suit. The suit filed in Clark county circuit court September 4 by Lyle Brown charges that "fraud was committed on a large scale" in the recent election in which Bush was returned to office wilh some 500 votes in- the district over Brown. Judge Bush will exchange circuits with Judge Bone in order that the latter may preside over the eighth Judicial District during the hearing If the motion for dismissal is denied, the contest suit will follow shortly, it was believed. Brown and his lawyers have not made any sl- atcmenl as to whether or not Judge Bone will be acceptable for the he a ring and the suit. Brown alleged in his suit that in Clark county there were partisan judges and clerks in certain prccin- ts, and that many people voted for Judge Bush who had no poll tax receipts. He also charged that there were irregularities connected with the voting of absentees ai»d that there were other illegal procedures. He accused the Clark county democratic central committee of wrong procedures for the holding of the election. The boxes cited in pa- rlicular were Whelon Springs, Curlis, Fendly and the absentee box. In answer filed in the circuit co irt here September -11, Judge Bush denied every charge made by Br- r.svn and filed his motion for dis missal on the grounds that: (1) Seven of the 14 persons support} n g the accompanied affidavit were unqualified; (2) Six of the cigners had failed to assess their poll tax, t3) One signer is not a member of the Democralic party. Judge Bush also charged that the person before whom the affidavit was executed was not properly qualified for that service. Two Prisoners Escape From Ozork Jail Ozark, Sepl. 17 —(/Pi— Two men sentiments of a deeply grateful na-1 -and a 14-year-old boy who escaped lion. Al the same time" each com- from the Franklin county jail here Sunday night were recaptured ten miles south of Ozark last night. munity will hold a local memorial service. Mr. Pilkinton, local chairman, said today ihat in the very ne a r future he would appoint a comm- mmissioned officers also are to iltee io complete plans for the eel of the fugitives Willis. 22, was shot in the leg by One officers, who said Ihc man resisted apprehension. The other adult .stationed here to direct tne air j cbralion of Navy pay in this city who was recaptured is Eugne program. and coiuity. Redie, 20.
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