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fag* H0M STAt, KOFI, ARKANSAS , Oefofeer 18, 194$ o Kid From Brooklyn*, Technicolor f Stars Danny Kaye Opens for Three DaysatRialto dn the ballet. ,.«,..,,. ...... — -.,, -«t« Styn« and \ Sammy Caha fa. W*e east arc Wali ter Abet Eve- Atrferv, Steve Cocrt- tran. Fay lf*i»<*r and Lionel [ |: Ster.de*. >fom*n. Z. Method ai- s jrected,- Dutch Harrison Drops Lead in Knoxville Meet e»teer of » timid, i ' th« basis f>S" ""The Kid" B?«iofc»rft/' S&tfntet Goltt- fovUh ne"K Technicolor conifer f?K0 St-.d.w refeas*, starr- t»arsrvy K*y? The spectAciilar ,. ..of fh« sh6iw xies irsto-sftiHerinsfj __ __ _ tftasical psixi«f*.x>n nvmfcers fea-jthaj fateful clay a dov;er,-odd years Roy Rogers to AppearSunday at the New Luck winked at Roy Rogers j KrtoxviHe, Tenn,, Oct. tS — *.-Pl— "ay Herman Reiser of Akron. Ohio, who posted a one-under par 71 yesterday for a 142 total and a one-stroke lead at the hal-J '.way mark, jfoff's touring pMa tackled the ragged Holston Hdls course today for the third round of the J £0,000 KnoTcviHe Invitational event. Clayton Heafner oH Chicago., with a second-round 69" and a halfway mark of 143, waa the on!y other I ^ competitor still under Top Game in the Southwest By CARL BELL A3soeiat«d Preaa Sports Writer Before the current football sea;an Saturday, Oct, 19, w only as the date of >he ;'irst schedule at title-feuding in the Red Newsmen Not to Report on Nazi Hangings Opens Sunday at Rialto as the RwJk-rwan, is forced th* fcght «ar".fi after a street When and -rh£ , .. . , smiled when Roy signed up for a •Cke-spot, 'Iwy .'ir.d the waste's eori-espondence course ot twelve fiftt (,;-,. his ba«c. with- [ lessors on "Ho-w To Ptay a Gui........ , by U>ofcirvg pti7.zfed. {ur." ar.d taught- himself to play In vain he jwoJesU Sftal he hadn't I so efficientty that he was scort k»<>«fced th-e mar. out-- that he tenfertainin? at Saturday night par- Rarf n-ever h;t anybody in his life, hies in hiss home village. ,TJt* s?--«7 snakfr? herad!;«e news,! Republic Studios today regards manager t>i fhe champion sees I Roy as one of their slit-edge irt- a cftaase to casf* in on Kaye's pub-! veslrnerits. He rr.ay always be He sigr.s him up and then t counted on to hit the jackpot in ehawvpifrs m a real KghS. fcess hi* bant<--,-f Ji sstAinsf, Kays. ~ f.Hs • Theatre ott Sunday. After a "ttzr,'.'~ which must be sfien to be oehevsd, Kaye knocks tise charftwon, wins the girl 3f\cJ a pattoershlp in "he dairy i while the rascaBy manage* has to. get a job as milfeman, stroke ahead of ./im Ferrier, . , Little Rock, Ark. Ky Laffoon of Orlando. Fla., slipped to 7r> after starting with 71 to land in seventh place. He began his professional career m a spirit of bravado. Partly as a joke, he entered an amateur contest, and although he didn't win the prize, he attracted the attention of sc.me like-minded young men who induced him to Virginia Mayo, Vera-EUsn and'join forces v/ith them and start sial battle — Arkansas v.i. Texas at Austin. prize attraction is a match e conference's surprise pack.— -.-..- --- --- . ,0^=.- anc! its pre-seasoti crown i'a- caso, and E. J, (Dutch) Harrison, j voritc . Nobody gave the Razorbacks of Arkansas much of a chance of cre- atin? a stir in their first season j under drawling John Barnhill. the I he id coach they lured away :.'rom ; Tennessee, But they also "lured" Clyde Scott.,. Aubrey Fowler and a j score or rnore other nustling , ent'.y are leading o conference wins ally founding the "Sons o£ the Pioneers" groujp. These boys are still more or less intact as a group, and appear with Roy in all o:' h;s Republic Westerns. At one fxvmt in his career the inevitable happened to Ro he Jeft in love. Rosweil, Hew M band was making a one-ni?r;J an orchestra. MOW — SATURDAY "RED RIVER RENEGADES" "LITTLE MISS BIG" • • PLUS: CHAPTER 1 "THE LOST CITY" • • STARTS SUNDAY I ( SPOONY AND / f TUNEY/ ( as expected, is unbeaten and untied after four ;-ion-confer- f:nce outings and is a heavy favor- Nuernberg, Oct. 17, Two Soviet correspondents who attended the ?iuerr.berg executions said today they had act written a word on the hanging! and did not intend to do so. "We s«nt only the official communique," Cap?.. Boris Via- dimirovic. Tass representative, said. "It was after six n the mornng when we were released from securty and eight o'clock in Moscow ia too late .for any paper." The Russian reporters seemed more disappointed th.in an«fry. They said they had expressed their displeasure at being held incommunicado to security officials but would not file an official protest. o Reports From the Nation's Capital City By JANE EADS Washington—Han? Kir.dler, conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra, has ju.3t returned from Evctyonc'j hcs: bun Trigger' A xcnc from "Rjinfcow Over Texas," jurring Roy Gabi-.y" H.IVCI .ind Dilc Evina. Opens Sunday at New station, Roy mentioned, •'kidding stand. Appearing on a local radro " ojt the squ hadn't if.e to start its circxiit campaign fan eisjht-weeka' guest-conducting; with a victorv. But the unexpected f toar of Central and South America., has a habit of cropping up in intra-t He did not find his trip down 1 , conference play and more than a j very pleasant. The air was bumpy.- few haven't conceded the tilt to the I His plane was grounded in hotj U>n§horns yet. places. He was bored. He longed An injury which may keep Scott j to reach his destination._ He on the bench much of the after--! dreamed of sitting on a cooi ver- rias minimized Aricansa-s'landah. a tall planter's punch in his chances of an upset, so the game'hand. be a test of the Steers' speed j At last he reached the first city that he and his pals hadn't enjoyed many square meals of late. Miss Arlene Wilkins heard straightav/ay pies and took fers^lhs'Snr became i to is tops, three other "import.nt [asked, Mrs Rogers, [conference scraps are on deck ior • Trie Refers' have two little girls, Chery! Darlene and Ur.ria Lou, and they live in a charming San Fernando Valley home in the swanky Longride Estates nee tor. Broadway By JACK O'BRIAM but neerthe- less pleased, Kindler replied: "Net yet, but I'm looking for- The Rice Owls, who rolled . . . . against a lough Tulane eleven last ward to it. Won't_you join rne? week and have a custom under! "Sir.' replied the lady in a Co^ich Jess Neely of improving t haughty voice. "I'm a customs of- every week, sail into Southern j ficia! and Im inquiring aoout i Methodist at Houston in a night I your smallpox shot.' VIRGINIA MAYO VERA-ELLEN V/ALIEfr ABEL EVE Aft DEM C,7£VE CCCHRAH 0 «»7HE. GOLDV/Yf I GIRLS New York—Tho very-very hat salon ot John-Frederics is right next to a butcher shop. . . even the game. The Mustangs, likewise, nit their stride last v/f:Ci< and crushed Oklahoma A. U M. Rice, many believe, is the team which will give Prir to the second Bikini atom bomb test, some of the scientists here had it figured out that three capital ships would be sunk im- T-'-xas the most trouble. (mediately by the blast. Texas A. M. and Texas Chris-j But apparently scientist don t tian. n pair of te?jrr.s which haven't Ofali/.o-. to L*. (nlwcis", dnr? Ki c ; ,-ntr^. \ ,rg-nu Mayo ia scene from "The Kui From Bcookiyn." found entering the win column to duel at the Carnival. . . "Trying build gies. who have failed to lfve"-up to always depend on their Slide rules ar.d books. One of them said that just be-! fore the radio broadcast of the Bikini business he and some of his colleagues "got up a poo! on how many ships would be sunk." Mrs. William E. Borah, widow Sun. Features: 1:00- 3:07 5:09 - 7:03 LAST 9:10 top Milton is like trying to build -,'dvance notices' in dropping* three on top of the Kmpire otate Build- o f t - n( . lr < our non-league games, lot the Idaho senator, has oeen col- ing." said Jimmy. Fug ' ting Coffee Called said pans ing/' cal enough when you ,_ Spike's sl-irnbang musical rnetho- - loop SC alp? ods. . . Spike and his band rnay Kois.MU —to Broadway -'"-' -••-••• Average U. S. j A. M. G. Denies Family Can ! Blame for Purchase Meat Suicide Another Great Adventure in Store for U. S. By JAMES MARUOW Washington, Oct. 17 —'JP) —Here we go on the great adventure. Pretfr soor. now the government will have taken off wage controls and moat of its price controls. Then at last we'll be back in that tree economy—that free erv-A terprise—which businessmen have w called for since the v/-ar ended. And right there the great adventure begins. These next five or ten or twenty vears may be the most important in the history of the United States, i They may, in fact, decide <*'hcth- f er free enterprise Is to continue j to be the way of ILfn in this coun- ! try. 3 For ii after a decade or two c* prosperous . free enterprise we crash into deparessiors — because free enterprise Called to <<;ep % u.i out of depression—what then? Would we then once more, as we ave after so many other depres- ions in thi acountry, be able to ,ick ourselves up and go on again ,-ilh free enterprise, giving it anther chance? Or would we—out of desperation. ir fear o£ "he future, or weary de- ire to get out of the depression nt any cost—turn to strong government control*? If so, whit form would those •strong government controls lake? ^ Would they be jus: an all-over V ;ighteriing up wnich. levertheless, x-t free enterprise continue in limited form? Or would it mean socialism? Or Fascism? The possibility o* socialism or fascism in this country seems remote now, perhaps absurd. But no one at this mir.u-.e—when America seems to be entering upon a rich and successful era—car. see how much liberty .and yhe people might be willing to yield ;f they became jobless, hungry and nopeless in depression. 1 In this country free enterprise means freedom—from government dictation.—of business to set its own prices on its goods and labor to bargain for whatever wages it can get for its work- in that way the public :s free to buy, or not to bur. a businessman's goods and. in ordsr ..o sell his goods, he sets prices the public is willing to pay. That's the theory. We have been raised on the tradition that free enterprise, fay free men. has made this country great and will continue to keep it that way. 48TH YEAR: VOL. 48—NO. 6 Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex. H. WMhburn German Mind Keen on Electronics Out of Ihc shuffle on my desk falls a clipping from the New York Times dated September 28 with a notation that it was sent by Talbot Fcild, Jr.. It is a Science Service dispatch from Washington reporting that American investigators have uncovered another electrical marvel in Germany. The Germans had some excellent weapons In the late war, but their real strength lay in chemistry and electronics. This new machine just uncovered by our invcstigalors is an example. Science Service reports lhat it is i saw the Bobcats knock at their a field teletypewriter— that is, j goal line three times but managed a typewrilcr opcratinng>on cither to score only once. Hope Star WEATHER FORECAST Arkansas: Partly cloudy to cloudy this afternoon, tonight and Sunday, slightly warmer this afternoon with scattered showers. Little change in temperatures tonight and cooler Sunday. Star of Hoo«. 1899: PreM. 1977. Consolidated January 18. 1929. HOPE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1946 (API—Means Associated Pros* (NtAI—Means Newsoooef Ent«roH» Aw'n. PRICE 5c COPY Texarkana Takes to Air to Beat Bobcats 21-12 The Texarkana Razorbncks too to the air in the final half last night , to defeat a stubborn Bobcat eleven (21 • 12 in a conference contest before a crowd of approximately 3,600. Although on the long end of the score the Razorbacks were complct ly outolayed the first half which Chicago, Oct. IT — •'"">—The aver- ne win ar.d ilectins; elephants for many years consider T,? cn ' a',ftady~"ha~s" two "Southwest! Mrs. Borah has her ravorites in into v/ritten by scripter. music;.! Texas A. its credit &M. and! the collection. She like? some ele- This A - cfjK - a potshots ffouf hits, Bill Rankin, screen ; lwo rr ,j SSC3 j as t y/eek,-: Texas over . . .! Arkansas. Rice over SMU, Texas Wesley Barry, kid film star of Aggies over TCU ,Tech over Baythe silents, says he's going. oac.c to j or ilms as ;> director. , . "'Irse Hucksters," Freddie Wake man's bestseller, is being peddled on the air vi?i those pesky one-minute leaser commercials. . . . Met Baritone John Br'ownlee has a play "ne'Il produce this season on Broadv/ay. Bob Alda sitting with Harold Minsky, his oid burlesque boss. and cutting up touches about ihe days v/ht-n Bob was a straight mar. for R'lgs Ragiand at Harold's Gaiety Theater on Broadway ..... Rags Ragland's name is properly baggy-pants sounding or the jv.ir- AFL Asks for More Houses for Veterans Chicago, Oct. 17 — <H'\ — The Am eric an Federation cf Labor today called ori the administration to phants /or sentimental reasons. Some she is fond of because of the exquisite workmanship involved. Two of these stand more than a foot high. They were Drought i'rom Honolulu and were carved from soft wood by a man who had been adrift 'it sea and had only razor blades as his tools. They stand on a tea table Honolulu. also brought from Under this tale stands a beau- walk out of a butcher shop if Ihey i By RICHARD KASISCHKE rials blamed an-?, exc- ering's to. gov- public relations officers Bodies of 11 Nazis Have Been Cremated W cur. t,^u v »t « ...MI. •-•.---- — 1- -- t - O r n tti ti" pUlJtlt, ririeltl'Jtis wn.ti_4.fco.. don't see what they want, and lino "xh(-y said arrangements for it somewhere else. , !c~»-rvin« out the executions and' That was a summary of the rnea, |- nRV/ - coverage O f the hangings was situation given by trade sources :<:>•, g ' ( our .p 0 wf-r responsibility exe- day. cuted by a quadripartite commis- •*-J" , , ... .- r t'U l -"U U* el iJticJV4**fcJ"»tn.x. ., — ••• .— Prices, they added will go r-.ign- appointed by the Allied Con- but will level oft as supply • - -»^ -- cr, meets demand. The meat people eat Sunday trol Council. i Thev added that charges mat a g" was imposed upon the press Nuernberg, ct. 17 —'>P>— "^J 1 // bodies o£ Hermann Goertng ana »• the 10 hanged Nazi war criminals have been cremated ar.d ihe asnes "dispersed secretly," it was officially announced today. The announcement of the disposition o fthe bodies was made at 3:33 p. m. by Col. R. C. Andrxis, prison commandant. He spoke in the name of 'the Al- op a telegraph wire or a radio impulse. America's Teletype corporation (Chicago) is world-famous for its communication equipment, of which The Star has five units, but this German machine is said to be, superior in some respects lo Ihe American product. Our American machines bperatc on the principle of an electrical impulse activating a separate printing key for each letter. In case of interference ,oh the wire, or slalic in the air, the impulse may be distorted and the wrong letter printed. Bul the German machine prints vertical and horizontal lines to form each leller—virtually drawing Ihe letter as you would with a pencil. Any interference or static, instead of printing the wrong word, merely changes the shape of a letter. The advantage for accuracy is enormous. The German machine has o.ne great disadvantage, however: It can handle only 150 letters a minute. Allowing give letters to the word that is only 30 words a min- ulc. The Slar's machines receive 53 words a minute, and some U.S. units can handle 100 a minute. * * * By JAMES THRASHER Clash of Atomic Opinions In his speech before the United Nations Atomic Energy .Commission in June, Bernard M. Baruch said: "We of this nation..are prepared to make our full contribution toward effective control of atomic energy. "When an adequate system for control of atomic energy, including the renunciation of the bomb as a weapon, has been agreed upon and ptil inlo effective action and condign punishments set up ,for violations of the rules of control which k are to be stigmatized as internal " ional crimes, we propose'that:.r "(1) Manufacture of atomic bo.mbs shall slop, "(2) Existing bombs shall be disposed of pursuant to the lerms of It was a rough game all the way despite the fact that both teams were assescd only six penalties. costing GO yards. In- the third per Southern Circuit Passes Million Mark for Record Memphis, Tenn., Oct. 18 —(UP) — Southern Association attendance passed the two-million mark for the first lime in history during the 1940 season, League President Billy Evans announced today. A total of 2,010,978 fans paid to sec league games the past season, official league figures released today showed, including 1,831,236 during the regular season; 150,093 or the Shaughncssy playoff, 16.541 for Ihe all-slar game; and 12,508 for Ihe Dixie series. The all-time league attendance mark was shattered long before the end of the season and ended up a total of 659,408 behind the record-smashing 1946 season. the treaty, and '(3) The (International It will take longer ~.^,.t ...... ,.-..- ~~- - packers, such as those in Chicago, tiful bronze elephant from Burma, j to resume quantity production^ Matching porcelain elephants from' " '" "" Siarn look out from sither side of nirn. The backs of. these elephants jre ornament with flat-topped sad- i. t .». t.,„ — - , , - . , y<i^ vvtra liii^'jj^i-i «j f^ 1 ** *•••*• £*-— — — come from smalt to'.vns and slaugn- j .. cornes wi . h ni grace Jrom the. nc ^pur.* m LH<-- .,«..... ^ ".- --ter houses in their own :ocalit>;. i Brit^h because their representa-1 | iec j Control Council, which was in i. .,.-.„ »,w. innr-,.r ..-,.- i:hf. si2j tive ^ thc ^ con ; r cl council L _along j C har«e o£ all details of the hangings .. „„ - communique cleared up the major mystery in the wake «, «f (V>A Via^cfino* TVtn hrriir-^ "A'crC i> Cattle corning ir. .icw are mostly grass fed, making fine stev/s. roasts and ground meat, but for the most part. with the French representative, l ant j burial. wanted to restrict press and pic- j A six-line | BEAT TEXARKANA! • • PUU5: CHAPTER 1 NOW — SATURDAY "Texas Trouble Shooters" "Sing While You Donee" 'HOP HARRINGTON" • • poses of hij stage and screen roies. t aren't iles and Mrs. Borah sometimes steaks. Choice prirnf- beef uses them as tea stands. .reach the retail marKet Oddest elephant in the collection i tity about the same time sort of square-built Siamese! mas turkeys, packers said. for will turfc coverage of the executions to a minimum." . 'British newspapers complained last night that the handling of the news aootit Goering's suicide and of the hangings. The bodies were removed from tho prison at 5:34 a m Wednesday HI:3 4p. m. Tues(EST) in two sealed trucks, ncws a .. in _au:ir.-1 tne hangings had oeen "bungled" I g u ' ar ded bv jeeps, as '-i.risi- a ,_ d tho L onc i on Daily Mail, in ap- where cremation STARTS SUNDAY SUN FEATURES 1:00 - 2:43 - 4:26 - 6:09 - 7:52 - 9:35 II cool en route in refrigerator ne v/a s ambassador to this country, gave Mrs. Borah a group of five ele- ohar.ts delicately carved from ala- aster. ,..._ took place was not. disclosed. The dispersal -details wore wrapped in equal secrecy. The text of the announcement: "The body of Herman nWilhelm Goering. together with me bodies of the war criminals executed ik deceived by an offi-|kk crn berg on Get. 15, 1946. in ac Some pork will arrive by day. Pork doesn't require the coo!- j •'„• j cial American announcement x x | ing period beef does. (A Daily Express correspondent ! termed the long delay in cinnounc- and doing an occasional tirr.e-st.ej>. I' which can be fakftd it the g,-.l .s beautiful enough. . . The h;gh aver- •''TY\i:-.f. trie-family homes will >st more tr.art the average w«ir can pay 'or in r iis remain- in to clafsrc/orn of urchins. Chorus gals in the better courf.f;. but that i?, marie up »• v<>t>- i of allowances for rnaX'rup, «i;inc loK-";riB, hairdresisirif! and surh <.'.:-\ ROGERS .»> TRIGGSR g&TEXAS wrth "GABBY"HAYI5 DALE EVANS provide ;:f:t-up v/tthiri the vtter- the Carr.-ival, Latin Quar- "' ic;ib-:ina, dor/t M, oa.'ily. .\'<" . - ,, , ««-t bttw<-tr. $75 arid S1V> |morf: contentrfient, tne v/ce"k. "less v/ithholding iax, .-,f l-'ddod. means, causing hirn The AKL cxeei.tivt council said th<; V/agner-Elltrifler-Taft r>ill v/ould hftip create housing "for People hankering for barn steak, : ^ gGoering's suicide^almost eight bacon or smoked shoulders y.;H. nol " r s—the "worst hush-hush ban have to wait another month it cures. while An American officer who attends Spokesmen for tne big pickers i CO!Uro i council sessions said the said they intended to "ollow ""ir Amf>rican rfcp: -esentative. Gen. Jo distribution policies" to give all partr, of the country an even break Byrnes Hopeful Peace Drafts Are Accepted By JOHM L. STEELE Washington, Oct. 17 — (UP) — Secretary of State James f". Byrnes reported optimistically on the Paris peace conference to jui tiijiii ^ President Truman today and later | hous{ . offici;il said . the V/nite House announced Mr , Th Na tional Association of Re- Truman will address the United t u M t Dc alers ar.d the Food yet. on rnt-at shipments. Hospitals and similar institutions will be unofficial priorities. j r> U gsians Fifteen days after the first meat goes to retailers, choicer beef will appear T. McNarney. had led the fig'n'. to give the world press access to the executions and that in this 8' vcn ; effort he had the support of the A determined shopper can begin refusing hamburger in about a month from today," one packing cupalion-ii expenses as the gals ,n- ''very Arnerican family or.d «, vo- rur in their business of .. looking ""•.,- of constructior. large enougn beautiful for th" yokels who tike't'' cnaole Ine construction ir.dus- C 'vr i^ / |try Vl ff . akc , u MWAW cor,tn- fc r, ibutio/i to an ttonomy of full production and full cr/.pioyrr.fcfit." Nations general assembly when it convenes in New York Oct. 23. Byrnes flew back from the 7fJ- day Paris meeting today and ox- pressed to reporters the "sincere hope" th-U the Big Four foreign ministers would accept peace Retailers of greater Chicago agreed that "sorr.o amounts" of meat would recich the market in 10 days, but that 6U days were needed to'restore a market with plenty oi meat at "reasonable" prices. terms drafted at the conference. The secretary conferred with {'resident. Truman /or V> minute.:;, i government officials. White House Press Secretary Charles G. Ros said later that Mr .Trurr.an found byrnes "in good spirits and optimistic." Ross said the president felt Byrnes had done "an excellent job" in Paris. Byrnci 'optirnUrn was in contrast to the pes.Mrnisrn voiced in the (irul hours of the Paris conference by Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. ".Molotov. Molotov said in Paris that Russia would ask the Big Four ministers to revise many of the Paria decisions. Byrne-K -//ill report to the public a radio THE PICTURE YOU'VE READ ABOUT! DANNY KAYE 'THE KID FROM BROOKLYN" "I feel much progress has been made and I sincerely hope 'ihat me council of foreign ministers meeting Nov. 4 can complete work on the five treaties," Byrnes said. He referred to treaties for Finland, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary and Italy. Asked what his program v.as, he replied: "Go to work, of course." He pointed out that he was late as he usually arrived at his desr: by 'J a. rr.. He said he expected to be in contact with President Truman dining the morning and rniyht report personally to the president. He added that he planned a radio report to the people Friday even- was current among diplomatic source? that the turbulent Paris peace conference may be the last he will attend in person. Henceforth, some believed, Byrnes will confine his activities more to basic policy work- The only member of the diplomatic corps present to greet Byrnes and his party at the airport was French Ambassador Henri Bonnet. Byrnes shook hand with Bonnet and thanked hirn warmly for France's hospitality to the peace- conference. Searchers Find No Evidence of U.S. Airmen ing. in on tho Paris eonfere/ice in addrc.ss tornorrov/ night. EyrfiOK 1 ruddy face broke into a wide yriri as he .stc?jjptd from Pros- idi.-iit 'fruniiin'.'i .special jjlano. v.he Hacreil Cow. He told reporters Vhat only a rnan v/r.o has been .vv;iy from his country for three rnonti.K could be {as; happy '"•• *>'- was to gel nomo. H(; drew a long, deep breath in i wife, Sen. Arthur Jl. Vandenber the fii.'.p autumn morning at; if lo i It., Mich.. Mrs. Vandtiiberg. ota f.rnphasi/.t his point. (Department Counselor Benjamin | may Hyrnc-K re-fleeted gravely lhat : Cohen, and other advisers. Asked if ho considered vht work of the peace conference a .failure, fiyrne;; reiterated his Paris :-.late- ment that ho certainly did not. i Byrnes was accompanied by his By JOHN RODERICK Sichang. China, Oct. 15 — i De pai ty ... -A U. S. Army scare] returned today from th cordance with the sentences im- posd by the international iiillitary {J tribunal, have been cremated and the fishes dispersed secretly. "Signed, the Quadripartite Committee for the Detention of V.'ar Criminals." As a special board of three U. h. Army officers combed every possibility to determine how Goering •nanagcd to poison himself, Col. 3. C. Andrus. the commandant, re- caled the Keitel story: Keitel had returned to prison fter a court appearance one day ecently and was changing to old * lothing. as was customary. As he <j hifted his wallet he pushed some- hing down in a fold. An alert guard noticed it and grabbed the wallet. In a corner he ound a long, sharp piece of metal :asily capable of slashing Ihe •vrist's or the throat. Keitel shot the <uard a dirty look, but said :iothin He refused to explain how he got it. o Week-Old Bus Strike Ends at Fort Smith Fort Smith. Oct. 18 —i/T 1 '— A week-old public transportation tie- up in Fort Smith and Van Burcn has ended with the resumption of schedules but the wage dispute which caused a walkout of buy drivers remains unsettled. The union driver.; returned to their ,i o b s yesterday afternoon pending -'irbitration of their differences with the Twin City Coach company. wilds of China's Far West without | "vidfnce that an ylost American i '.he wreckage. " conference petite negotiations '.veie tffJiou:;, and that groat patience was rerjuirtrj by the rcpresenla live;: ol small. By/ne:- yre;it and said hi:-: genrrnl opinion of the peace conference results wa.s: j "There are peace credits arid debts on the i ecord of the Paris liers have been enslaved by the .icrce Lolo tribesmen. They brought back the bones of jne- Ameraicar, crew member who nerijhed in the crash of a super- fortress in March of 1945. The bodies of three others were recovered by the Chinese months *g". The remaining six of the crew have parachuted into the douse- jungctand and been cap met at the airpo 11 i conference, but mi Ihe -.viiole the -g | by Undo! sccn-Uir y of Si a to Dean j Ache.son. U. S. Supreme Court Jus- lieu Felix Fiuul'.Uulej, and 'jthcr ;jI;iii(.•<_• is hopeful. Vandenberg told reporters he As Byrnes retunitd speculation . They were the 'irst known white , ncn cvcr lo climb the treacherous Meak. and the whole trek inlo the .vilds required a week. Lt. Col. Herbert Wurlzlcr, Capt. Edward L. McAllister and Wilaon climbed the peak and found the 'oones of the one crew member. "We are investigating these '.•rashes to determine the truth or •'alsity of reports Americans arc ield "by the Lolos," WurUler told 'he Associated Press. "There have been five crashes n this vicinity that we know of, -jomc in remote areas." Development) Authority shall be in for a first, possession of full information as to the know - how for the production of atomic energy." This seems to Slate clearly thai this cc.untry would participate in the Baruch plan for atomic energy control. Yet it must be ambiguous. For tho recent conference o: pro- grcssivcs in Chicago has seen in it a requirement "that other nations accept binding agreement not to conduct research into the military uses of atomic energy and to disclose their uranium and thorium resourses while the United States retains its; technical knowledge and engineering freedom, until the international system is working to our satisfaction." That position implies that we are the only nation that has eonduclcd or is conducting atomic research along military lines. U implies that, although a party to the atomic energy treaty, this cquntry would not disclose its uranium and thorium resources. It implies thai other countries would lose whatever technical knowledge and engineering freedom llmy may have, while we should retain ours. Such an interpretation of the Baruch plan seems less a criticism of the plan ilsclf than a dc.ubt of our government's good intentions of living up to its agreements. The progressives' resolution on atomic energy also slalcs: "It is not enough to ask other nations to be good, with a promise that at some time, undefined, we may be good loo." That appears to be a deliberate and undeserved slap at Mr. Baruch which is not borne out by the facts in the case. The basic difference between the thinking represented by the Chicago, progressives and by those favoring the Baruch plan is whether we shall destroy our stock in atomic bombs before or after an inter- pand details of our atomic bo.mb national control system is set up and details of our alomic bomb manufacture arc made known. The first group feels that to delay the destruction of the bombs would be to give a green light to all - out international production for atomic war. Bul since this co- unlry would agree, with other co- untrics, to renounce atomic explosives as a weapon before the bombs wcrc deslroyed, the only cause for alarm would be a belief lhat the United States government's word was wo.rthlcss. Destroying our atomic bombs would not destroy our knowledge of how to make them. It would not destroy whatever similar knowledge the scientists of other countries may possess. To release the details of atomic bomb manufacture before a control system were firmly csl- ablished would seem to be more o.C an invitation to an armaments race than the Baruch plan. iod Bell of Hope and Pnrker of Texarkana were ousted from the game following heated words which apparently the referee didn't like. Wren was by far the outstanding Porker back and besides turning in several nice runs, made fi of 7 passes good. Buddy Sultan turned in the best play , of the game in the third period, returning a kickoff 8S yards for a louchdown. Wells and Bell frcqucnlly smashed through the Texarkana line for long gains. Hope scored first midway in the opening quarter with Sutton, Wells and Bell carrying the ball from their own 45 to the Texarkana 5; where Wells went over. Try for ?oint failed. Texarkana scored shortly after with a pass, Wren to Emory, put the ball on Hope's 25. Parker started off left end, was bolticdup i'or a loss, but managed to reserve his field and scooted around right end to score standing up. Wren passed to Embry for the extra point. Hope threatened again in the second quarter when lime caught them on Tcxarkana's 10 - yard line, ending Ihe half wilh the visitors leading 7 to 6. Both Texarkana and Hope bands performed at the halftimc period. Texarkana opened the second half with a passing attack that Hope couldn't stoii. Wren connected three straight times wilh Embry placing the ball on the Hope 5 where he tossed another to Rankin across the goal line. Another pass was good for extra point putting the Hogs ahead 14 to 6. On the kickoff Sutton look the ball on his osvn 15, burst through a group of tacklers on the 45 and o.utran the rest of the Texarkana team, putting Hope back in the ball game. The run was good for 85 yards. ... Texarkana put the game on ice in the final stanza, -marching 55 yards with Wren plunging over from the 1 yard line to end the scoring. Hope then opened up wilh a passing and running attack that carried to the Texarkana 10, where Atomic a four do.wn play lacked two yards Airliners Take Off for Texas, Porker Game Two DC - 3 airliners left Hope at 8 a. m. today for Austin, Texas carrying southwest Arkansas grid fans to. the Porker - Longhorn game this afternoon. First plane passengers: Leo Bob- Ins, E me p >. Yc oung, Mr. and Mrs. George Peck, Mr. and Mrs. Rommel Young, A. S. Williams, Bobby Oc Williams, Ernest MCWilliams, lien McWilliams. Andrew Hutson, illy Houston, Richard Duffic, arlcnc Brunei-, R. D. Franklin, obbic Franklin, Olic Olson, Talbot icld, Jr., Busier Rogers, J. B. Varmack of Willisvillc, Albert Bos/ell of Bodcaw, Cal Partee, Win- .r.n Wilson and Gordon Foster all f Magnolia, Bonnie Gage -and Jim juchanan of Texarkana, and Mr. nd Mrs. John P. Vcsey 'of Hope. Passengers on the second piano: V. E. White, Jr. , Nolan Tollclt, im Cole, Marjoric Dildy of Hope, [arold Montgomery and Ralph Vlurph of Texarkana, Mr. and rtrs. Joe Ball, Mr. and Mrs. Gco. >cel. Mr. and Mrs Boyd 'Tack- tt,'Mr. and Mrs. Jim McClain of Nashville, Clyde Smith, Tommy .Vitt, Milam S. Creighlon, Larry Vlaycs, of Hot Springs, Wallace laymond Neccc and Herbert Lee "'ope of Ccntcrpoint, LeRoy Little ield, Tommy Grayson. Otis Paul Grayson and Mack Grayson of 'rescolt, J. W. Jones, Roy Jones, leorge Pcrdey, Henry Lile of Hope. . ..- . . Statistically speaking Hope's ball game. The it was heavier Texarkana team was pretty well held in check on the ground bul the Bobcats were unable to stop their passing attack, which accounted for one touchdown and set up another. Both lines played well. The statistics: First downs; Hope 12, Texarkana 8. Hope threw 10 passes, completing G: Texarkana made 6 of 7 good. Hope drew *. penalties for 30 yards; Tcxarkann 2 fcr 30 yards. In total yardage Hope gained 313 as compared with 203 for Texarkana. By The Associated Press The championship of Arkansas seventh high school football distric \vn« virt"miy decided last nmnt. Magnolia turned in a 13-0 vie tory against Nasnville lo lake ai undisputed lead. The two had been preseason co-favorites. Brinklcy missed a chance to sev up the crown in District Five b> fighting a scoreless tic with Helena West Helena, leaving that Distric One of the "question marks" o the state race. FaycttcviUc continued its casj District. Two rolling campaign bj downing Huntsville, 39-fi. Little Rock continued to sho\ good reason why it was picked a pro-season state favorite by smash ing Fort Smith 52-0. El Dorado colcadcr with Little Rock in Dis trict One, had an easier time tha expected in downing a scorolcs Pmackover team hv 19 points Texarkana lopped Hope 20-12 to re main in Uie villc race. Scores included (district unlcs otherwise indicated): District One Little Rock 52; Fort Smith 0. Probe Ordered in Cotton Drop of $25 Bale Washington, Oct. 10 — (IP)— The Agriculture Department called for an investigation today of a three- day price break which forced cotton down around $25 a bale. The cotton future markets, at New York, Chicago and New Orleans were directed to report ident ity of traders active Wednesday, Thursday and Friday—the days of the break—and the nature and volume of their transactions. Chairman Elmer Thomas (D Okla.), of the Senate Agriculture committee says the break resulted fro'n a "bear" raid on the market. Declining to comment or>. possible causes, Administrator J. M. Mehl of the Commodity exchange act said last night "analysis of trading will bring forth the facts." Meanwhile Thomas renewed assertions that the Agriculture Department has secret plans to buy soon another 1,000,000 bales of cotton for shipment to Germany and Japan. .Officials of the cotton section had told newsmen they knew nothing of a new program, but that 'ihcy were buying some 1,044,000 bales and had shipped two-thirds of it. Last night Thomas issued an other statement insisting that within a few weeks the department will tart buying another million bales o ship for the army. He declared: "During the past year or so the Department of Agriculture has ecu buying' commodities Jor the rmy and other government agen- ••ies on a secret basis in an effort o hold down prices instead of an louncing this buying program in advance and giving all sellers an equal opportuity to submit bids;" In a telegram to Secretary of Agriculture Anderson, Thomas said ic has "positive information" that he cotton exchanges "have ilanncd and arc now executing a arogram to drive cotton prices down to the lowest possible point." The Agriculture Department's weekly cotton market review suggested these causes for the price decline: 1. Speculation over possible dc control of cotton textile prices. 2. Uncertain outlook for sale of cotton textiles. McCellon Attacks Communism As Peace Obstacle Little Rock, Oct. 19 — — Sena- tir John L. McClcllan (D-Ark) tpld" the Arkansas Society ,-of Certified Public Accountants here" last night that communism as doing much to prevent a lasting peace and a return to normal. "There are loo many Reds boring within our government today with their ideology to destroy ilrec enterprise,' 'the senator declared. "They use two words to further their cause liberalism and security. I believe that a truly lib- oral government is one that grants its citizens the greatest liberties and not one that takes the most from them. It is time to stop telling today's youth that the government owes them a living x x x." James Douglas Walker of Fort Smith was elected president of the Arkansas society. Aged Resident of Fulton Dies Friday Mrs, T. R. Seymour, aged 7G i resident of Fulton for 31 years died at her ,home late yesterday She is survived by 2 daughters; Mrs. Homer Sherman of Shrcve port, Mrs. Paul Cornelius of Ful :on; 3 sons, J. W., T. H. and Archie Seymour of Fulton. Funeral services will be held a the family home in Fulton at p.m. Sunday with the Rev. James Oversholser of Texarkana official ing. Burial' will be in Rose Hil cemetery at Hope. Active pallbearers: J. I. Lieblong W. E. Cox Jr., Davis Weaver and Leon Crawford of Fulton, C. D. Lester of Hope and Jack Brown of Little Rock. Two Unbeaten Teams Paired In Arkansas The championship of the Arkansas intercollegiate 'football conference rides into North Little Rock tonight when two undefeated, untied elevens tangle before an expected 8,000 fans. Ouachita College, winner over Teachers College and Magnolia A. and M. in conference play, is meeting Arkansas Tech—also the holder of two wins over Magnolia' A. and M. and College of Ihe Ozarks. Other games tonight find State Teachers meeting Henderson in Arkadelphia and Hendrix meeting Arkansas A. and M. in Monticello. Arkansas State of Jonesboro will go to Carbondale, 111. to tangle with Southern Illinois Normal. In college games last night, College of the Ozarks absorbed a 2 to 0 beating at tho hands of Northeastern Stale College of Tale- quah, Okla. The game was played at Clarksyille. Magnolia'A. and M. went to Wilburton, Okla., lo Ganer a 27. top 4-H Delegates to Kansas Stock Show Hcmpslead County 4 - H Clubs will be represented at the American Royal Livestock ;md Horse Show.at Kansas City, October 19th to 26th by David Timberlake of Bingcn and Bertha Ban- of Hope hrough transportation furnished by .he Kansas City Southern Railroad. David and Bertha will board the .rain at Texarkana Saturday morn- ng with two 4-H delegates from Miller. Columbia and Lafayette Counties and will be joined later by representatives from Little River, Scott, North Sebastian and Benton Counties. Selection for the Kansas City Southern award to the Hcmpstead County 4 - H Club members were made on the basis of interest and acco.mplishment with livestock and demonstrations under the guidance of Extension Service Agents, Oliver L. Adams and Miss Cora Lee Westbrook. David Timberlakc, son of Mrs. H. W. Timberlake formerly of 'Blc- vins, 14' years of,age with four year 4 - H club has been consistent with his program including the production of eleven acres of watermelons and three beef calves. He has attended his club regularly, participated in all county activities, and would have attended State 4- H. Club Camp in August at Fayetteville but had mumps the morning the county delegation left for camp. This year his beef calf weighing 700 ipounds graded-; Go.od, and'was in the top county group of 5 calves and sold for $208.50 including $30:00 show premium. Last year his two calves exhibited at the District Livestock Show weighed a total of 872 pounds bring total of $270.95. His 11 acres watermelons brought a gross of $675. Miss Bertha Barr,, daughter of Mrs. Rachel Byers of R No. 4,Hope half years of 4 - H Club, takes ac- 17 years of age, with two and onc- tivc part in all 4 - H activities. This year she carried as her project a beef calf and gardening and canning. Enslaving of U. S. Citizens Denied by Slavs By GRAHAM HOVEY Washington, Oct. 19 —f/P) — The United States and Yugoslavia locked horns today in a bitter diplomatic debate over whether Tito's government has enslaved and caused the death of American citizens. The State Department charged Yugoslavia has thrown at least 165 into concentration camps, rented them out at forced labor without pay, shipped' three to Russia, and permitted maltreatment fatal to as many as 10. The Yugoslav charge d'affairs'in Washington pro.mptly countered with a press statement declaring that "under Yugoslav law, which Is the only relevant law in this matter" the persons concerned arc Yugoslav citizens. The statement denied i'lally that iiny Americans are enslaved, or that slave labor conditions exist in Yugoslavia. The. controversy exploded with an American note delivered in Belgrade yesterday, which asserted that persons having "a valid claim" to American citizenship were being denied their international rights. \ Enlarging on the note, government officials said the American embassy-in Belgrade had furnished details on the slavery charge, adding the fact that those held were of German ancestry. Dr. Sergcijc Makicdo, the Yugoslav charge .d'affaires, conceded that the Tito government is detailing about 110,000 persons "of the German minority in "Yugoslavia," and said this group included "those to whom the State Department referred in its press release." But these persons had belonged to the Yugoslav equivalent of the German-American bund and had ormcd "Hitler's most effective ifth column in Yugoslavia," Ma- kiedo said. He declared that many of them lad joined the German army when t overran Yugoslavia and had 'ornied the Prince Eugen division, 'an SS outfit that was unequalled n the barbarity • with , which it- slaughtered .Yugoslav soldiers; and civilians'-alike:"—. " A: " : ' V: - ^~' :- ' 'Others served as Gestapo agents," he said. Many claiming American citizenship under the laws of this countrv were born in Yugoslavia, returned there "during the depression when they were unable to find work in America," and never gave up Yugoslav citizenship, Makicdo added. Makiedo said Yugoslavia had 15 Injured in Three-Way Crash Near Jonesboro Jonesboro, Oct. 19 —(/P)— Fifteen persons were injured—two seriously—when the Mathis Bus Coach in which they were riding was wrecked on Stale Highway 18 near here yesterday. The bus, a gasoline truck and an automobile collided and plunged nto ditches beside the highway between Jonesboro and Lake City. Two occupants of the car fled nto nearby woods after the accidents and Craighead County Sheriff Leon G. Brown said bloodhounds were put on their trail. He said two other persons in the car were Hitchhikers and remained on scene. the Most seriously injured were the bus driver, Paul Drake, of Blytheville, and Irene Smotherman, Black Oak, both of whom suffered back injuries. GOP Majority Could Bottle Up Democrats By JAMES MARLOW Washington, Oct. 18 — M 3 )— Here's \yhal it would mean if the Rcpub: licans were to win control — A majority of the votes — in either the House or Senate or both houses of Congress. The clcclions in November are expected to be tight. The Republicans say they have a good chance p£ taking over Congress. If they do, it will end their 16-year losing streak. The Republicans — They had run Congress through the 1930's — lost the House to the Democrats in 1930. They lost House and Senate to virlory over A. and M. eastern Oklahoma Showdown Near Between Reds, and Western Allies on Russian Attitude Toward Compromise 0. ._.ed by the Lolo warriors, but 'his is speculation and there is as vet no evidence to back it up. The American Graves registration party, accompanied by Asso- •i-iied Press Pholoyiuplier -Julian I Wil-on .scaled H.400-foot Liang-! Cinchr.na bark, which produces •joa'-ha'n in the Wutai mountain I quinine, was known two centuries id looked at a portion of j a#o as Jesuit burl:. Rev. Leslie to Preach Sunday at Union Grove c an The Rev. Clyde Leslie of Rosston will hold services at the Union Grove Church, Sunday night at 7:30 o'clock. The public la tuvilud. North Little Rock 20; Russellville Texarkana 20; Hope 12. Jonesboro 7; Blylheville 0. Caindcn 18; Pine Bluff 12. Fordycc 20; Hot Springs 14. El Dorado 19; Smnckover 0. Benton 12; Catholic High (Litlle Rock) 6 non-district. District Two Faycltcvillc 39; Huntsville C. Dicrks 33; Springdalc C. District Three Paragould 38; Reclor 20. Augusta 2C; Oaccola 7. Searcy 12; Sloan-Hcndrix 0. Batcsvillc 32; Bald Knob 7. McCrory 47; Hoxic 0. Piggott 1U; Harrisburg 0. District Four Subiaco 39; Boonovillc 13. Dardanellc H: Clinton 0. Mansfield 33; Mcna C. Conway 25; CiarKsvilic 7. Grecndoow 31; Charleston 0. Morrilton 33; Atkins 0. District Five Holly Grove 3C; Gil'lctt 0. DeWitt GO; Marvell 0. Wynne 26; Stuttgart 0. District Six Crosselt 20; Lake Village 7. England 14: Portland 14 (lie). Warren 31; Eudora 6. District Seven Magnolia 13; Nashville 7. Horatio 26; Ashdown 7. DeQuecn 26; Mineral Springs 0. Prcscolt 40; Foreman 0. District Eight Gurdon 34; Bauxite . Sheridan 39; Carlisle 7. Arkadelphia 30; Lonoke 20. 'o — • • •- By DeWITT MacKENZIE AP Foreign Affairs Analyst We arc verging on several im portant international show-downs which at last may give us an answer lo the paramount question of the day: Whether there is a point at which Russia would be willing to compromise on her program of expansion or whether she is bent on driving straight on, let happen what may. This crisis has been boiling up for many months. It marks the arrival of the lime when there must be an all-around spirit of "give" us well as "take" among the major allies if grave consequences arc to be avoided. That, I take it, is the message between the lines of Secretary of State Byrnes' foreign policy broadcast last night. Mrs. Byrnes voiced concern over Iho "continued if not inorcn.sing Iension between us and tho Soviet Union", and made clear tlv.it while America won't expect other na- lions to yield lo all of our demands, on the other hand she won't yield lo all demands of other countries. Our policy is to be "patient but firm", and he urged rejection of the idea that delays in achieving peace "make armed conflict inevitable." Thai's the over-all picture. Specifically the Big Three are up against several major problems which will put the acid lest on their relationships. One of these lies in Moscow's twice staled demand on Turkey for joint defense of the Dardanelles — a proposal which Ankara now has rejected flatly. them in 1932. The -Democrats have had a majority in both houses since 1932. Since a bill must be passed by a majority vole of both houses before it can become law, a Republican house could block anything passed by a Democratic Senate, Or, just the other way around. So a Republican majority in one house could tie President Truman's wishes in knots. A Republican ma- orily in both houses could prelty well run the government show. (Even though Republicans controlled Congress, they might not always vote solidly together. Some might join forces with the 'minority Democrats at 'time- to defeat the Customers Balk 1 -i' 1 At High Prices Asked for Meat By The Associated Press "* ' Only a small supply of fresh meat appeared in most of the nation's butcher shops today but already there were indications many customers weren't going to pay the higher prices being asked for steaks, pork chops, ham and other' cuts. Despite a flood of livestock into markets this week after removal of price controls, packers said 'chat , several more days would be needed to move even a "fair" supply'of \ meat into retail outlets. But there was more meat in the country's butcher shops this weekend tharii for the last several weeks. And at much higher prices. The • American Meat Institute,! 1 representing the country's major packers, urged consumers to "shop around for the best buys" in meat and it appeared many housewives were, heeding the advice. , < From cities across the country came reports'of buyers' resistance to tho- soaring prices asked Zor^ meat. And in.some instances dairy products. Ceiling prices on cattle have been $20.25 and on hogs $16.25. During the week tc highest prices for cattle were a record of $36 rjid 27.50 for hogs. Reaction to $1.25 a pound stcaKS, 09 cent pork chops and 59 cent weiners drangcd from "I'd starve before I'd pay that price" to remarks described by one market manager as "unprintable." Some dealers, thems°l/os, ie- fuscd to buy meat, and in New Jersey the president of the state's Independent Butchers Association urged consumers to "strike against meat purchases until prices come down "within reason " The rush of;mcat to markels was reflected in falling bulter prices in Washington, D. C., and Omaha, Neb., but in Helena, Mont., house- t .i wives instigated:'a' chain telephone HI call movement -'advocating buyers' 7 \$li strikes against :butter prices of 89 ,,'* cents' to $1;00 jartpound. J ^ *'£! A two cerit'vrnilk "price boost_*to.A ; 18 cents a quartvin Portland, -Ore./M prompted a similar telephone cam.- t ''r- paign,.:among ,jyqmen|s groups. Typical",consumer: reaction *»to.^ wishes of the Republican.leaders. This is a vital question for the Soviet Union, .Cor these strategic straits give excess from IVio otherwise land-locked Black Scat to tho Mediterranean and thus arc by way of being Russia's front Kate. Moscow has w a r n o d Turkey his obviously was aimed at Britain and ;he United States. Indeed on Oclo- jcr 9 Washington delivered a note lo Moscow, reiterating America's opposition to the Russian roposal and advising that Uncle Sam doesn't intend to be squeezed out of a voice in control of tho straits. Turkey is being backed in her stand not only by the United Stales but by Britain. Another phase of the crisis \yill arise in the forthcoming meeting of the Big Four Foreign Ministers in New York to approve (or disapprove! of the peace treaties) adopted by the harassed Paris Peace coiucrcnce. Russia indi cated at the; conclusion of the par- Icy in the French capital that she likely would kick over much of the work done there. The difference hero marks the division between the .Russian-dominated Slavic bloc and the western allies. ACtor that will come an even more delicate proposition — the framing of a peace treaty for Germany. Tho rcioh is the focal point of the upheaval represented in the realignment of the balance of power in Europe. Before the war it was the politico-economic keystone of the continent, and the future oC Europe is wrapped up in the decisions which arc made by Ihe Allios in framing a peace treaty. Those arc of the show-downs which must come soon. And there arc others, not only in Europe bul in the Far East. The trend of thp limes would seem to be rather well illustrated by Washington's sizzling note to Moscow's protege — Yugoslavia. Prices Now Depend on U.S. Pub!ic-OPA By ROGER D. GREENE Washington, Oct'.19 —i/P)—Amer can housewives are now buying food on 90 per cent "free" mar%-ct, the OPA estimated today, and their own thriftiness is the last barrier against runaway prices. They are making headway in the fight 'against inflation, reports indicated. A downward trend in prices was noted in most food and commodity markets after a brief- lived tendency to reach for the skies. In addition, many retail stores were advertising their intention to keep prices down as far as the costs permit. Less than a week after President Truman's action signalling the end of most controls, the OPA calculated thai approximately 35 per cent of the items in the average family basket have been freed from ceilings since last Tuesday. It figured the average budget expended 30.5 per cent on meal, 2 per cent on fats and oils, and 2 per cent on coffee. All those have now been decontrolled. Previously, about 45 per cent of the nation's food items were still under OPA ceilings — thus leaving only 10 per cent in the restricted asked American aid in speeding the transfer of these persons back to Germany, "as provided .Cor in the P ot s d a m agreement," but "there were no replies to these requests." U. S. government officials earlier had indicated that this country is not concerned only with the persons of German descent now in the Yugoslav camps. They said estimates of the number of persons in Yugoslavia regarded by this country as American citizens run from 2,000 to 3,500. They estimated."80 to 90 per cent' would like to return to the United States. The United States Soviet satellite of accuses renting tin out of the majority Democratic leaders:) . - . , Here's what a Republican majority in the House would mean: The Republicans would become chairmen of all committees. Members of the majority party are always committee chairmen.-Democrats arc. chairmen now. These jobs are. considered plums. They carry prestige and power. The committees are tho backbone of Congress. They, hold hearings on bills, they make investigations. They include those which pass on the amount of money the government needs and committees on veterans and foreign affairs. Besides the committee chairmanships, the Republicans would have a lot of patronage to hand out to Republicans, or friends of Republicans patronage, in this case, means paying-jobs. The people in those jobs now were put there by the Democrats, since they have the majority. Many, or maybe all of those mentioned, would lose their jobs if the Republicans take over. ported one but of three customers \s| turning away from a $1.00 roast^S I beef and 75 cent hamburger Customers weren't complaining enough one market manager opined, saying "If more of them refused to buy we could get meat cheaper from the wholesalers and charge Irtec? " Tatient But Firm' Policy Toward Any Nation Voiced by U. S. Secretary Byrnes American citizens as slaves and causing the deaths of some of them in horror camps. This is along the lines of Se^veUiry Byrnes' dcscrip- against taking military measures lion of the American policy as be- in Iho waterway "jointly with some ing "patient but firm." Meanwhile, Ihe OPA moved ahead in Us program to junk a great majority of war-time curbs by November 1 — with the notable exception of Ihose on rents, automobiles, refrigerators and building materials. An OPA official said OPA Administrator Paul Porter and his aides were so busy that ihcy decided not to make the usual weekly radio broadcast to the nation's housewives. It was the first time in 15 weeks thai Porter h-id passed up his Saturday radio talk. Other key developments in the decontrol pccture included: 1. Wage controls appeared slaicd for early action. Secretary of the Interior Krug told reporters that President Truman and his cabinet considered freeing wages i're.m control among other things at a 50- minule session ycslcrday. No inkliiig was given of any decision, but presumably Mr. Truman and cabinet members discussed growing demands from some labor and business leaders for immediate action in freeing wages- from control, -2. The Price Decontrol Board announced a slash of about 50 per cent in its slaff. leaving only a "skeleton force" to deal with rapidly ebbing busines. Not a single petition was pending before Uie board today. By ALEX SINGLETON Washington, Oct. 10—W 1 )—Secretary of Slate Byrnes pointed the United Stales along a "patient but firm" foricgn policy course wilh Russia today, declaring that this country will neither yeild to all demands of other nations nor expect them to yield to all of ours. Voicing concern over "Ihe con- tjnucci if not increasing tension between us and the Soviet Uion," Byrnes urged rejection of the thought that delays in achieving peace "make armed conflict inevitable." "It is entirely possible," he said in a radio report last night on ihc Paris conference, "lhat the failure or inability of the Soviet leaders to lid themselves of that relief lies al Ihe very rool of our difficullics." His address, obviously aimed at Moscow as well as his home audience, acknowledged Byrnes' distress over war talk which is "Ihrot- tling tho economic recovery of Europe," but affirmed his hope that a just peace can be attained without one-sided concessions. Byrnes said this nation will stand "irrevocably" behind the "right of every people to organize their economic and. political destiny through the freest possible expression of their collective will." "We oppose privilege at home and abroad," he asserted, "we defend freedom everywhere. And in our view human freedom and human progress are inseparable." He made it plain that his goal is cooperation with the U.S.S.R.—bul not continued concessions. "We must be willing to cooper ale with one another—vela or '.10 veto—to defend, with force if nee cssary, the principles and purposes of the Charter of the United Nations,' 'lie said. An apparent reference to the debate which stormed up over Henri A. Wallace's criticism of the ad ministration's policy toward Rus sia came in Byrnes' delcaration: "In following those policies we havp been criticized at times ioi being loo 'soil' and at limes for jeing too 'tough'. In dislike both orms. Neither describes our earnest efforts to be patient but firm." Wallace commented later: "After islening to the speech of the sec- rclary of slate I am more certain han ever that we must adopt a real American foreign policy. I am glad that he has progressed since his Stutlgnrl speech (warn- 'ng that Germany must be neither pawn or partner 1 in any power struggle between east and west). "I sincerely hope that further progress will be made and that ihc secretary of stale will eventual- y realize that the American people demand justice, good neighbor- iincss and peace in the world." . Byrnes expressed ''bewilderment" al Russian accusations that the United States "enriched itself during the war" and now seeks "to enslave Europe economically. 1 " "Coming from these charges would be regrettable to us," he said. "They arc particularly regrettable when they are made by the Soviet government to whom we advanced mqrc than ten billion dollars of lend lease during the war and wilh whom we want to be friendly in.lime of peace." Byrnes added the United States wants to assist 'in European reconstruction "because we believe that European prosperity will contribute to world prosperity and world peace." He conceded that the peace treaties born of the Paris Conference were "not writlcn as we would wrilc them if we had a free hum!," but s-wl "they arc as good as we can hope to get by general agreement nor or within any reasonable length of lime." Turning to Soviet-dominated Yugoslavia, which wall'cd out of the conference in protest against Yugoslav-Italian boundary decisions, Byrnes said he hoped "after consideration Yugoslavia will realize that just as other stales have made concessions she must make conces- less. Minneapolis: Only male buyers "obviously irked," paid the higher prices in silence, one letailer reported. He said what women said, in refusing to pay.65 cents for pot roast and 75 cents for pork chops was "unprintable. 1 ' t Dallas; A newspaper survey revealed a number of butchers refusing to buy meat. One butcher commented: "All that's needed to bring prices down is just to let that meat hang in the coolers for a , while." San Francisco: Many shops re- , ported a decline in meat sales and said shoppers were quick to com- ' ment that current prices were too high. Supplies increased since removal of controls. Chicago: A guyers' strike against all commodities except tirjse es- ' sential to life was pledged by rep- resentalives of 25 civic, labor and church organizations. A committee has been formed to arrange for "flying squadrons" of housewives , to picket stores whose prices were deemed excessive. Omaha: The president of the city's Retail Meat Dcalers predicted plenty of meat at lower prices by the end of next week and said it was too early to tell whether" a meat buyers' strike was shaping up. ^ •vl lo bring about the peace." I ment columns. Peace Issues Discussed in China Peiping, Oct. 19- —Ml— China's highest government generals met in a momentous session today as their victorious armies rolled southward toward Communist-be- sciged Paoting, capitol of Hopeb, province. Observers predicted the issue of peace or war would be settled within two days, and they leaned- lo the belief that it would be eivii war. Gen. Chen Cheng, China's chief, of shiff, called the meeting which' an announcement said without amplification was "attended by a very high military authority from Nanking." The present-, of Gen. Tu Li- Ming, communder in Manchuria, and his chief of slaff, Gen. Chap Chia-Hsiang, coupled with sporadic clashes and increased government troops movements in Machurja, led to speculation that sg:nuh>ng might be aloot in that syrawling northeast territory. The government counter offensive to regain control of tho Peip- ing-Ilunkow railway was reported in full stride. Government troops reoccupied Sunglinticn, 40 miles south of Peip- ins, and thrust on five miles south, joining the government garrison at Kaopeitie, 50 miles north of Paot- ing. The Communists were reported stepping up their assault on Paot- ahead of the racing govern-

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