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STAR, H DPI, ARKANSAS Wcdnciday, October 23, 1946 ..... j. .-.-.-• . ,. --'-a- -»-*- 1 till ,-.' -t^—ig*——"^* ^Resistance to High Meat prices Appears ,*By The Associated Press «5he growth of definite buyer resistance to meat prices that have sitSiirted to an extreme of ol.oO a •found was shown today in a neavy 'majority of the key cities covered . nation-blanketing survey u. - . .At the end of the first full week of uncontrolled meat prices, a spot check of 48 cities by the Associated Press produced a score-board that re-»d like this: 'Red meat has come back m pi L sharply improved to ample quantities on the counters of 39 communities: in nine others-r-a six of them IB/the east—meat is still scarce to nowexistant. •"Prices have risen everywhere, ift a few cases by. as little or even less" than the federal subsidy mat vanished with OPA control, out in one-third of the .48 cities prices of "$1 a pound or more have been chalked up for choice cuts. 4 Resistance to these prices has appeared in degrees ranging from beyond'the muttering stage to active organized picketing in 34 to the slirvey cities; in others the plain* ' t^s" risen that citizens, had nothinj to resist. J'Tln at least 10 cities this resistance - has either been effective in chop . 'tpjngMiown-the** topmost .prices., or has given promise of doing so with ifjiar few days. • . . . ''While meat has 'come out of nid . , ' ing, several other key living scar •&'» ijlies-have remained as hard to ::md If",' for the most part as they have been If 1 for, many weeks. In 25 of the re- 1 ' porting .communities sugar was 'Jisted, as scarce. to entirely unob- 1 4alnable. " «£ There were plenty of unusual , "twists in an odd picture presented '-today- to American housewives, fito" Omaha, Neb,, a number of t T meat, markets have been picketed '' .Tiy'members of the League of Wom, > len „ Shoppers bearing signs urging said Bowles Predicts Quick Removal of Rent Controls Philadelphia, woct. 22. — (UP)— 'ormer OPA Administrator Cheser A. Bowles predicted yesterday hat controls over -rent Will soon be emoved. , . Addressing a meeting of the 'hiladelphia -citizens political ac- ioti committee, Bowles also •harged that the nations meat shortage W»s due to "an unholy al- iance between the Republican party and the 'meat industry to. nelp the packers . the price ceilings removed v so that consumer costs would go (skyward. Aiding : the mfcat .industry, he This Curious World By William Ferguson «aid. were such groups as the Na tional Association of ' Manufacturers, the National Retail Dry uoods Association, and the National Association of Real Estate .Bpards. , prospective buyers not to pay <»rageous" prices. Spokesman the picketing was directed ultimate Jy atpackers, to get them to reduce ,prices to retailers. Prices already 'have come down. ' New York City and St. Louis provided two other instances where 'prices have dropped under, sharp refusal by housewives to buy. Good ~ ,"porterhouse steak dropped from $1.25 tt pound to 95 cents in New York", and in St. Louis it went down from. $1.10 to 98 cents and failed to sell at that price. —">-Nor was the buyer resistance all on the part of housewives. In nine -pities retailers have 'cither refused 17 '" to buy, ^cautioned their customers i , "against it, or have promised to co- Operate, to bring prices down....... - , •» In-Cheyenne, Wyo., when, whole- C sale ^ meat prices virtually tripled, retailers voluntarily cut their prof- "V it. J£ven"so about 4U per cent of the Housewives \veire "aloof from buy-' 7 ihg"df boughf'b'ut" little in'protest. ,1 ' Several" "Detroit retailer's urged "'" their customers not to buy more '' \ than, their barest needs as an ulti- •i \Vmate price corrective. .In western "t- ,. »New York State dealers themselves f were advised to buy only what they 5 i could sell quickly. A slaughterers' 1V" group and independent retailers in ,* . Newark, N. J., both called on buy!'<?' i ers to resist. J? i „> Here were some extremes in Bradley Eager for Return to Army Life Washington, Oct. 22 — (/P)—Gen. Omar Bradley said today hc is eager to jjet back to army life but hopes to continue as velerans administrator long enough to complete important unfinished business. The general saw reporters after a meeting with Paul Griffith, new national commander of the Amor can Legion. Griffith said it was a 'riendly, informal nary to a formal Thursday between Bradley and Le gion department heads. Bradley said hc and Griffith die not discuss the question.-.of limiting on-the-job training issue which led to a row oeuveen Bradley and. the former Legion commander, John Stelle. Griffith said yesterday the Legion will try to effect removal of the pay ceilings, which were advocated by Bradley. Bradley told a reporter: "I know nothing about published reports that I am about to quit his job. When I took it, I understood it would be for a period of 18 months or two years. The eighteen months period is about up, and naturally I am eager to return to my arm duties as soon as possible. "However, there arc several things I would like to finish up first." The number one problem, Bradley said, is decentralization of thc veterans insurance organization, now underway. Number two is thc veterans hospital program. "We have started arrangements for construction of 55 hospitals," he said. "Architects are drawing up specifications, but the public Record Crowd to See Mississippi, Porker Game Oxford, Miss.. Oct. 22 — (UP)— Coach Red Drew wns optimisllc today over Ihe possibllily of his Mississippi Univcrslly football learn stopping Arkansas' high-riding Razorbacks at Memphis Sat- Drew said his team would be in its best form for Ihe annual meeting of thc two tradillonal rivals. Hc gol down to serious business yesterday and began putting his team through drills which hc hoped would prove to be a stopper for Arkansas. Coast Guard 'Jinx Ship' to Be Probed Baltimore, Oct. 22 SS .John Trumbull, a Washington 6y Wa 6y JANE EAOS ashigton — The snafu in the - ^ COPR. 1946 BY NEA SERVICE. INC. .T. M. REO. U. 5. PAT. OFF. >&srt* Octets CAM IAMTATE APPROXIA\ATEDl< THREE DOZEN BIRDS. _ _. ._ PEOPLE HOLD PARTIES ; OTHER. PEOPLE THROW THEM/ &</S CARL. SCHAUM, Memphis, Tcnn., Oct. 22 — (UP) — Indications were today that a capacity crowd of some 26,000 persons would be on hand here Saturday for thc 14th annual meeting of Arkansas and Mississippi. Such a crowd would be thc second straight year the two teams have ouldrnwn any previous intercollegiate games played here. Arkansas, beaten only by Texas this season, is cxpccled to be a two to three touchdown favorite over Olc Miss, winner of only one game to dale. o Little Rock Drops Plan to Purchase Gas System Liltlc Rock, Oct. 22 —(/PI — The Little Rock City Council last night rescinded a resolution adopted .several months ago which had authorized a vote on proposed municipal acquisition of thc Arkansas-Louisi- _ » .. f* n *• (** «»•*•» i-vo \~\-\r ' u ' r\ i e 11*1 IM 11 1C111 - (/P)— The „„ - - - ",)inx ship" where whistling aboard was taboo, lay at anchor in thc calm ot Baltimore harbor today as the coast guard readied an inquiry into her innumerable troubles, climaxed by n threat of "murder." As hearing unit of the coast guard's marine inspection depart- probe inlo dls- Ihe Trumbull, method for getting pictures of the Bikini aotm bomb tests released to thc public has, been about as colos. sal as thc bomb itself. Even Vice Admiral W. H .P. Blandy, who runs the $100,000,000 show, has trouble gelling his way with a security panel which sits in Washington and decides just which views of the drama thc taxpayers may see. This panel reviews both official pictures and Ihosc taken n lo ip. mcnt prepared a turbanccs aboard stories were unfolded ot supersll tion and ill-luck that plagued her. by press services. The panel is composed of 15 members. Each, has a veto thn carries certain death. Various dl visions of the Ar'myV' NaVy' an'd Manhattan project .arc. represent ed, each division having a vclo., All Ihe pictures shipped to Wash ot trouble," veteran mariners com mented. And thc trouble, they said, was sparked, perhaps, "when someone whistled" or when " alive cat was thrown overboard." Violence and fear reportedly rode with thc Trumbull as she crossed thc Atlantic from Italy, wilh weeks of shipboard trouble which her master said included gun fights and stabbings. As Ihc ship rode at anchor in thc harbor here late Saturday, the master, Capt. Bernard Fleming, who had armed himself wilh a long- barreled revolver, radioed forhclp, lesl there "be daybreak." a murder before Jll til 111 II1~I«WIX Vllt*v jrfin^vix.w «••.*• •»•• *..*, t . . _ ... „ __^ — --- ,- f - - til niH "=ini«" -shrink their heads ington are marked secret. Puoll 1, ,, shook vneir neaas. rc f atlons 0 £f icin ) s qujckjy case the "They called her a jinx ship — bntch for ne wsworthy, "shots." and that spelled nothing but a heap Thcn lhc pnnc lniember's *look 'them over. It is said th«t\then .'the vetoes fly like buckshot. The result is that what thc public sees Is almost literally "one in aMhOtisand."•-....- .• Complaints about thc handling ot U. S. Strike Situation Is Improved By United Press The three-week shipping tie-up was partially settled »oday. but a new strike threat arose in the nation's soft coal mines. In a third major labor dispute, the While House stepped into thc strike of transcontinental and western airline pilots. The first real break in the man time strike came when the CIO Marine Engineers Union and ship opei ators on thc cast and gulf coasts reached an agreement after a pro longed, negotiating session which bcg'an Sunday. Thc agreement reportedly includes a 15 per cent wage increase, higher overtime rates and preferential union hiring. The settlement, covering 44 shipping firms and 12,000 union members, becomes effective upon ratification by local Committees to Occupy Laney'sTime Little Rock, Oct. 22 — (/P)—Conferences withNeslablished commil- tees and formation of new ones will occupy most of Governor Laney's time the next 15 days the chiet executive declared today. He said hc would meet wilh Roy Rialcs Mcna. speaker-designate of thc 1947 House of Representatives, and Nathan Gordon, Democratic nominee for licutcnanl governor, within a few days to discuss memberships of the legislatures joint budget committee, which normally holds its prc-session meet ana Gas Company's system here. Thc repealing resolution said ihc earlier measure had been adopted under the impression Ahal Mayor Dan Sprick would call a special election Oct. 8, pointed out vhat no date had been set and added that Litllc Rock voters "appear to be overwhelmingly proposal. against" the County police went aboard and three seamen were taken off. They were released yesterday, however, when Fleming failed lo press charges. The Trumbull's misery began months ago. When she was at Houston, Texas, last August, crew members were jitter and suspicious 1 . Fleming said then hc was inclined lo believe that thc cat overboard could have been the cause. The skipper has never permit- led, in his 42 years al sea, a mcm- ' bcr of his crew to whistle aboard ship. Bul Ihe messboy threw a live cat overboard. Then the ship ran tiground :icar New Orleans, and crew troubles were reported. Off -Jacksonville, Fla., a member of ihc crew suffered a broken arm. Thc ship's mascot clog disappeared at Danzig, Poland, and never returned. And thc ship went aground oft Denmark. Fleming said the recent trouble started before thc Trumbull, carrying a cargo of coal, hit Venice. One man was slabbed when mem hc nlom pictures hnvc been heard anther, ihim.-thc.bomh. .Eventually hese complaints rcAched the car f Admiral Blandy. He radioed to et the photos moving. Afler a while Blnndy sent ackage of color photographs hc panel. He attached n note explaining that he personally had re- viesved thc pictures. He suggested hey be released at once. Q The panel was unimpressed. Thc pictures were again held up. He- )orls arc Ihat Blandy wns burned I authorize and direct you lo •clcasc lhc package ot pictures, Blandy is said to have told Iho Dane! bluntly. Again nothing happened. .The board debated as to whcth-j or 'the Admiral- had thc authority lo "direct 1 ' 1 them to do anything. However, .after studying the "op-: t., oration Crossroads" organization' V chart, they eventually were convinced they arc temporarily under Blandy. The pictures may yd be released but, many -icel, not .be-" fore their rtcws. value has waned; Meanwhile Blandy has under con' (aeration a recommendation that fie panel be reduced in number, vhich he believes might be a step award expediting ils operations. Some critics say lhc Iroublc wilh he panel is that there seems vo be 10 clear definition of responsibility, <u II is believed that the rcprescnta- '* ivc ot a unll censors pictures only vith respect to mailers involving lis unit. That is, nn electronics expert would lool' al a piclurc only o sec whether its publication would violate security in thai par- licular field. Thc panel has worked long hours, slaying on lhc job weekends an bers of Ihc crew began lighting among themselves, and between Venice and Gibraltar, two others were stabbed. Police here said they were told also that thc Triimbull had to take on several new engineers at New Orleans. Thc Trumbull will -lay at anchor here until "thc trouble is straight cncd out." . d even silling laic al night, but, is slow to receive suggestions i!or casing its task. For example, when a single negative is selccled from a package of 24 as newsworthy enough lo .iusl- ify review, the panel insists that every picture in the pack bi: reviewed. 'Men arc more prone to commit suicide than arc women. ings in December. A meeting of thc JJJ aycuij.iv.ci tiviiOf UUL nit £^btu&*%. . won't see much results for several months, when contracts have been let and the dirt starts to fly. The third and biggest headache, Bradley said, is the on-the-job training program. "Its impossible to work out a perfect system, but we will try for one that will keep violations to a minimum, he said, adding: . "We found one bank vice president who had tried to get on-the- job training benefits while 'training to be the bank president. unions. It does not affect Pacific coast strikers, but negotiators were confident that it would result in complete settlement of the nationwide shipping strike either today or tomorrow. A setlement still must be reached with the AFL Masters Mates and Pilots. Meanwhile, President John L Lewis of the United Mine Workers (AFL>, handed President b- SIGNS and Spray Painting Buildings • Houses ^'Borns „• Vehicles * Etc. .Waller & Phone 710-W or 194-W '17 Hope, Ark. : governor s Highway Advisory Commiltcc also vill be called soon to submit recommendations, hc said. Election law, education, veterans and aviation committees composed of legislators and others will be named to prepare legislative recommendations, Laney said. "I intend to obtain a cross sec-1 tion of the people who are well HI- forrned on these subjects," he commented. "We need the viewpoint of people who are interested and have had a direct connection with these things." He said he would ask the election law committee for a recommendation concerning statues which now v«.ru. amuuu-u in K o.u C ..t u ... u . empower the state's constitutional another domestic headache—the officers to name county election * . . . 11 A :^ ™ .~*: nn! n .^ r> T*l^ tp it?' in linn \iritn prices: Worcester, Mass., steaks $1.10 to $1.50, roasts 75 cents to 51.25 and hamburger $1 a pound, while in Dallas, Texas, chain stores dropped the prices on good T-bone steaks by 10 cents to 59 cents, a pound. All of the following cities had plenty at these prices: Denver, T- bones and sirloins 69 cents up only a little from ceilings; Boise, Idaho, pot roasts up nine cents to -13 cents a pound with hamburger 39 cents; Salt Lake City, beef up ten cents a pound due to the elimination of subsidies; and Helena, Mont., up on average by only five or six cents a pound. MODERN 3 RING threat of a coal mine walkout in the dead of winter when the nation needs coal the most. Lewis demanded 'chat ihc miners' contract with the government be re opened. If the UMW's demands arc not met a strike could be called Nov.. 20 under terms of the government contract.4 The government has been operating the mines since it seized them lasl May to end a two-month walkout. The government negotiated a contract with thc UMW after the seizure and has continued operation of the mines because the owners have been unable to reach an agree ment with Lewis. Lewis charged that the government breached the contract by failing to make effective an arbitration award on pro-rata vacation payments. He also charged that he government was using the commissions. This is in line with informal suggestions of other state officers that thc selection of county commissions should be at thc | county level. Lancy disclosed that an "unofficial" committee had been studying aviation- problems and thc | roup would be enlarged by .forma! ppointmcnls soon. He said Ihe un- :ficial group included Chairman harles C. Wine of the Public ervice Commission, State Senator Cllis nan WWW MMA$£/V£ IMLUOMG- POLAR BEARS/ 2f DOUBLE LENGTH RAILROAD CARS $100,000 HORSE FAIR; HERD OF ELEPHANTS veight of coal loaded into railroad cars, instead of its weight at the mine tipples, ior computing thc union's five-cent per ton welfare royalty. Thc government denied that r had breached the contract. Lewis aid changes in government wage lolicy 'ilso prompted reopening thc :ontracl, but Secretary of Intcrioi A. Krug said thc contract couk ot be reopened on a wage qucstior In the airline strike, informec ources said the National Media ion Board had been instructed by ne White House to meet with th irlinc and thc striking pilots cck sctllcment of their wage dis pule. Meanwhile, TWA Prcsidcn ack Frye suggested thai the gov irnmcnt take over thc line. The strike kept 90 planes nn jbout G 400 pilots and co-pilots .•rounded, suspending service on he line's 28,000-milc aerial network. Al Chicago, President David Echnckc of the striking AFL Airline Pilots Association said the next move was up to thc airline. INTERNATIONAL AGGREGATION OF WORLD'S FINEST TALENT FROM THE FOUR CORNERS OF THE EARTH COLLOSSAL COMBINED SHOWS J U, MiW"- E NlfcRGEP THIS SEASON Fagan, Harold Little Rock, Chair- Sadler of thc State! Highway Commission and Ruthcr- ord Ross, Fort Smith. The sugar beet belongs to thc 1 same family as thc garden beet | and Ihe mangel - wurzcl. o Thc town of Goshen is the most | elevated township in Connecticut. o The sugar beet is a biennial plant which stores up sucrose during the 100 ACTS $50,000 MIZI WIMMIMG FAVOH1M9 HAtSI F«tt ARMY OF MEN, ACRES OF TINTI& WONDIRi LiTTU NQRMA DAVENPORT MOIlO'l TO'JNCIII UlUliHI ItAIMII OKIT tt TI*»1 Ol» Battling Gowm-Gorgtoui Girls — Whirlwind ot Oritnlal Spltndyr TWICE PAIIY « 9 * 9 P. M. . P99RS OPEN OKI HOUR ADMISSION ADUITS $l.QQPlMS CHILDREN §0c Tax Press Asked to Keep Down Talk of Violence Litlle Rock, Ocl. 22 —(/I 1 )—Cover or Luncy called on Ihe Arkansas rcss loday to "keep down any] alk of violence" in thc November cneral election. "I detest that kind f talk and it .ocsn't do anybody or the state illy good," Landy said . Asked to elaborate, Laney told lis news conference: "I haven't seen any article ask- ng the public to vote in an orderly manner or without force or direc- ion but there have been many ntimalions that there might be violence. Why should the newspapers promote this sort of thing? 'That is the trouble with our nation today. There has been loo much agitation over things that are not important. The grcal important thing today is to forge tour differences and promote a peaceful attitude. "The press can do -J lot in bringing about good. The press is ; powerful institution to stabilize.' Laney's remarks followed ; qucstion whether any sheriff had indicated he would disqualify him self on Nov. 5 where he was op posed. o — The earliest recorded history n Chinu begins in S35U li. C. Hope Rozorback Special 28 Passenger DC3 Airliner To Memphis SATURDAY October 26,1946 Univ. of Ark. VS. Univ. of Miss. Leave Hope .... 9:30 a.m Arrive Memphis 10:55 a.m. Bus to Hotel Peabody, to Crump stadium to Airport. Leave Memphis . . 6:00 p.m. Arrive Hope . . . 7:25 p.m. $28.00 includes Federal tax, Reserved seats at game, and Transportation in Memphis. For Reservations, Phone TALBOT FilUP, JR. 809 or 9 HOPE'S 5*. Telephone System. M .V other day a Hope resident was surprised to learn that the telephone girls here are handling almost twice as many local and long distance calls as they were just a few years ago. It is interesting to note how the rapid growth of Hope is reflected in its telephone system. This record demand for service exceeds even the busiest days during the construction of the Southwestern Proving Grounds hefe. As a result, existing telephone facilities are heavily loaded. Additional equipment representing gross expenditures of $15,000 is needed to speed telephone service for present users, to provide service for those waiting, and to make room for future growth. i New Telephone Equipment Ordered "* Earlier this year we ordered a new switchboard position and sufficient wire and other equipment to bring nearly 500 new subscriber lines into our central office here. In common with other businesses, however, we are still feeling the material shortages caused by the war. Copper and lead and lumber are still hard to get. Too, it takes months to convert raw materials into thc complex telephone equipment *hat Hope needs. We're waiting in line at thc factories and the speed with which our orders are filled will largely determine the speed with which we can rush the equipment to Hope. i 500 Telephones Connected """^ Since the first of this year we have connected over 500 telephones. Today, only 23 families in Hope and its adjacent rural areas are waiting for telephone service. This was done by "stretching" existing facilities through such emergency measures as these: FIRST, we are making maximum use of party-lines. This enables us to provide telephones for more people^ As a result, however, we have connected more telephones to our switchboards than they were designed to handle. Each day 14,000 local calls are handled here—almost DOUBLE the 1940 iigure. In the past six years'the number oi local telephones hat DOUBLED—from 1000 to 2000 station!. Six years'ago we had but 15 operators. Today's telephone traffic necessitates a force DOUBLE that size. In 1940, an average oi 188 long distance calls were placed here daily. Now the average has more than DOUBLED—381. SECOND, we are reassigning telephone numbers almost as fast as they become available. This allows us to use every telephone number on the switchboard. Switchboards Fully Manned At present we have 10 switchboard positions. During the busy hours—from early morning until mid-evening—there is a telephone operator at each position, for that is when Hope makes most of its local and long distance calls. It is the desire of each operator to handle yo.ur call as quickly as possible. If there is sometimes a delay before you hear the familiar "Number, please," it means that there are so many calls that the operator just can't handle your call with the usual speed. More People — More Service Thus, more people art .getting more telephone service than ever before, and in the great tnajority of cases it is good service. Bu,t it-is pur aim to make it even better when we. install the new equipment we have on order. We look forward to the day wheri-werwill be able to offer telephone service to everyone who wants it, when, wlvere, arid'how hc wants it. Meantime, we are 'doing all we can to give Hope telephone users the best possible service in keeping with record telephone demand. &-. m H. W. Shepard, Manager Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex. H. Washburn Congress • Headed for Free Economy Congressman Orcn Harris spoke to the war veterans here last night. But during his week's lour of the Seventh district he made an especially significant statement I regarding the whole national ceo- ( Hope Star WEATMEB Arkansas • Partly cloudy, Seal- tered thundershowers this afternoon and tonight and 1H east portion Friday. Cooler In northwest and extreme west portions tonight, cooler Friday. 48TH YEAR: VOL. 48—NO. 10 Star of Hoo«. 1899: Pres». 1927. Consolidated January 18. 1929. HOPE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1946 (AP>—Mean* A»socloi«l Pr«* (NEAJ—Means Newsoaixsr Ent«mris« PRICE 5c COPY Truman Leaves ThreateningCoal Strike to Krug Washington, Oct. 24 — (/P)—Pros- It was at Bc-nrclcn-lnsl Tuesday Iidcnt Truman left the threat ot nn- ,,,.,., , v,i,,i|°lhor nation-wide soft coal strike nlghl lhal he gave a strong nlnt I SC)Unrcl y up lo Secretary of Inlcrior lhal Ihc congress is headed back Krug today. toward a free economy. At Bcardcn Mr. Truman declined to discuss lie said: John L. Lewis' ultimatum for n rc- "11 has been more than a year'opening of Ihc United Mine Work- since Ihc war and though we have I crs' contract at his news confer had difficulties and there has been much Interference with our recon- version program, there are lour reasons now why wartime controls should be terminated: "First, because sufficient time has elapsed for gradual termination, permitting us to begin the rclurn lo the law of supply and demand and free enterprise. "Second, because price control, wage stabilization, allocation and Tho president likewise declined to comment on questions as to his plans on continued wage controls, lolling reporters lo read his speech of Ocl. 14 lifting price ceilings from meal. Mr. Truman was asked if he planned any special action to decontrol wages by Nov. 1 — the dcadli e which Lewis has set lor the start of ncgollalions on a new contract to replace the existing Saxophone of Victim Found Near Texarkana Tcxarkana, Oct. 24 — (/P) — A possible lead loomed today in attempts to solve Texarkana's scries of mysterious slayings which were attributed to a "phantom killer." Police reported the discovery of a saxophone and case which belonged lo 15-year-old Belly Jo Booker, who, along wilh Paul Martin, 17, was slain on country lane April 14, and were checking them for fingerprints. The sax was found by two men jwho were repairing fences on the 'south side of the lane. Miss Booker's body had been found on Ihc norlh side. Jack N. Runnels, chief of Ihc Tcxarkana, Texas, police deparl- mcnl, theorized thai Ihc saxophone, which was in the case, had been thrown inlo a clump of bushes immediately after the girl was killed. ,.?'., , , i.i,, u.^im,-, t-uiHitiut LU luijiciuu LIIU existing distribution have completely broken t betwccn ' thc Unjtcd Mln * Workers and thc government. In the Ocl. 14 address, lo which he referred reporters, Mr. Truman said thai deconlrol of meat necessitated speeding up removal of price ceilings all along the line and thai this in turn would accelerate wage decontrol. Government officials have -said this moans that no specific action to lifl wage lids is likely, bul Ihat rather the administration will :"ol- low a policy of having pay controls fall off aulomalically as individual industries are freed of price controls. At his news down. __ "Third, though our production is greater, we actually nave more and more shortages and we arc deprived more and more of actual needs, which would be augmented by trying to maintain an impractical system lhal will nol work. "And, finally, such controls should be terminated because of sinister influences in this country disguising themselves as progressives, trying to take advantage of our emergency lo change our philosophy of life and syslcm of govcrn- menl." Thai is a blunl and factual statement, and corning from our own home congressman addressing his own people we may well believe it. is the attitude of Ihc congress as a whole. * * * By JAMES THRASHER Consistent Soviet Technique Thc comforting which conference today, Mr. Truman would not be drawn into any elaboration of his slale- mcnt Ihat the answer on wages could be 5 found in his speech on by a reporter as lo meat. Pressed whether he meant there will be no formal wage decontrol order, thc president reiterated that that had been covered in his speech last week. Hc said he would have no further comment. response to a question as lo n onsc , o a qucson as o Prime Minister Stalin gave a Lon- I whethcr hc nnd any statement to don reporter last month seem less make on the slalus of thc Wage and less comforting as Soviet dip- •"-<-»<—'•.-.- " • »-- ™ Icmacy continues on ils accuslomed and probably appointed rounds. Mr. Stalin said that thc United States and Britain could not effect a capitalist encirclement of the Soviet Union even if they wanted to: — which he was not sure they did. But Mr. Molotov, is discussing UT.C Romanian peace '--treaty in Paris, implied that the capitalist powers were'out to gobbj.e, up the Stabilization Board. Mr. Truman replied that he did not, and that he is not planning to make one this week. The status of the board is cloyded by the resignation of thc two induslry members of the panel. . .-Without directly mentioning the threatened coal strike, another questioner" as'.'ed Mr. Truman whether he had any intention of ailing- Congress inlo a special scs- adding that -con- Special Hope Envelopes for Air Mail Week In promotion of National. Air Mail Week from October 27-November 2, Ihe Chamber o,f Commerce loday announced lhal cash prizes of $5, $3, $2 would be given lo Ihe three high school students who sold the most air mail stamps during Ihe period from Friday, Oclober 25 through Friday, November 1. Special air mail envelopes bearing a Hope watermelon will be available tomorrow and studenls wishing lo enter this conlesl should conlact Jimmie Jones at the high school who will have bolh envelopes and air mail slamps. General distribution of envelopes will starl lomorrow and every citizen, business and industry is urged to make full use of this opporluni- ly to advertise the community and build up an air mail traffic. The postmasler announced loday Ihat holders of 8 cent air mail stamps may exchange them for 5 ccnl stamps at thc post office al their face value, in other words, five 8 cent stamps may be exchangee for eight 5 cent slamps. Congress May Kill OPA by First of Year Washington ,Oct. 24 — (/PI— Congress may kill OPA in January, some high administration officials predicted today. But they added that by then only a slim list of very scarce, badly needed items i naddition to rent will remain under ceilings. As if to emphasize this forecast, OPA snatched its price tags *rom cosmetics and a long list of non- fod products today in a quick fol- lowup to last midnight's sweeping food and beverage decontrol. Together the two actions swept overboard another big segment o wage control because the government applies itspay curbs only when higher price ceilings are involved. Statisticians said that in the case of food and restaurant industries alone, some 1,500,000 workers were cut loose from wage control. On the food list, only sugar, sy rups and rice remain under OPA. Frankly acknowledging that here is widespread belief in vhe government that Congress will :ome back primed to knock out OPA quickly and finally, one rank- ng official said privately the pol- cy between now and year's snd vill be get rid of ceilings. ! rapidly jut in orderly sequence, 'i', This official said the vievvjjis that I would be to President Truman's 'The Russian foreign minister went lo extremes to prove his point. Senator Vandcnbcrg remarked, in arguing for free navigation on the Danube, that that river had been internationalized in 1856. Mr. Molotov replied by pointing that slavery was thc rule in — . .- . rule in the United States in that City Nov., last night he didn't see very same year, and he also re-1 how hc could be in Washington minded Mr. Bevin thai, while Bril- Nov. 1. gressional. leaders could arrange a special session but hc had no knowledge of any such plan. Mr. Truman was asked- whether Lewis' ultimatum to Krug, now on a western tour, had been relayed ou t to the chief executive. H lc I Krug told newsmen in Boulder ain now may have renounced imperialism, the British Empire was awfully imperialistic 90 years ago. One might have wondered if it was the icy Ohio or the beautiful blue Danube that Eliza crossed, or if the ghosts of Uncle Tom and Gungii Uin were germane to the discussion. One might have wondered why Mr. Molotov felt it ncccs-' sary to cite our abnormal national income in the war years of 194144, and to deplore the extensive circulation of American movies and radio programs. But thore was no mistaking him when he said, "I believe private capitalists can become veritable owners of whole states where they can do what they wish.... as the result of the power their dollars give them." Mr. Vandcnbcrg might have made the obvious answer. Ownership of any of the Danubian slates by private' dollar capitalists is ridiculous and impossible. Nobody, besides this country and Uritain knows Ilia' any better than Russia. Mr. Vandcnberg might have expressed his beliet that powerful authoritarian governments, strong in arms and men but poor in money, can also become "veritable owners of whole states." He could have deplored the extensive circulation ot Soviet films and broadcasts and news and culture. or even their exclusive circulations, in some parts of eastern Europe. He could have cited the dangers of cx- ploitiition not by the goods - and- money rich but by the goods - and money poor. He might even have cited chapter and verse in these answers. Fortunately he did not. For that would only have encouraged the continuing and distressing method of Soviet negotiation which lias been employed ever since Potsdam. That method, of course, is to counter every attempt lo check Russian expansion with divcrsionar charges and accusations. These charges have sometimes assumed ridiculous proportions — even, as above, to finding threats in American and British government policies of nearly a century ago. In the majority of cases these accusations have boon irrelevant. In the majority of cases they have not been pursued to a point of impasse. But always they have served to create an atmosphere, to deepen and set the cleavage 1 Hvccn East and West which as wide as ever today. But in spile of thai cleavage, and in spite of the discouraging sameness of inlernaliqnal relations ;il the Paris conference, there is cause for one of international conferences, however un- Students Give Navy Day Program Under the dircclion of Principal Dolphus Whiltcn Hope High School sludcnls presented a Navy Day program at thc regular Tuesday meeting of the Kiwanis Club. The high school Glee Club, directed by Miss Kathleen Gardner, sang two numbers and closed wilh "Anchors Aweigh." Thc history of Navy Day was given by Echols Locke. Accomplishments and history of thc fleet was discussed by Jack Bell and Jewel Moore, Jr., appealed for support to ex - Navy men to enter the Naval Reserve. Guests included; James H. Jones, Grady England, Urey McKcnzic, Wilton Garrett and Charles Gough, A. J. Thomas of Delano, California, and G. T. Cross of Texarkana. Girl Changes Story About political advantage to trim controlled list to the bone;' the then Savannah, Ga., Oct. 24 — (UP) — Betty Deloach, 17-year-old theater Usherette who previously blamed .wo Negroes for thc slaying of her escort, changed her story today, dcntifying two while men as thc tillers. The girl said that the victim, 22- year-old Anthony Ellixson, was "loving her up" in an automobile when the men forced him inlo thc woods. Moments later she heard u pistol shot after Ellixson had cried out "don't shoot me." The men had coached her into Initiated Act No. 1 Subject to General Election November 5 P - INIATED ACT NO. 1 Initiated Act No. 1 (thc school re organization acti, the proposal of the Arkansas Education Association which is to be submitted to the people in the November 5 General Election, would reorganize ihe would only nave encouraged me t t - 2 ,179 school districts into ap- continumg and distressing method j it , 38Q H Thc p ,, opos . n Snviot nnautiation which has 1, . .. ....•' ... for hope. There is hope, thing, in the continuallo'.i productive they may seem. And there i.s liupc in the knowledge that the Soviet technique is thoroughly familiar tn Mr. Byrnes and his associates. Their present ujtient attitude, plus u firm insistence on bringing discussions back to the point after Soviet excursions a- I'ielci. should eventually bear fruit. al is a democratic one. School districts arc created by thc people of thc stale through their Legislature. Thc people of the state, from state sources, are now paying GO per cent of the cosl of the schools. The people, therefore,have the right to determine thc manner in which that money is spent. School districts arc too small 10 do this adequately, the people of the state have a democratic right to enlarge those aistricls. If democracy has any meaning. 11 means giving every individual a decent chance. Approximately 176,000 of our children under the present small dislrict system do not have an equal chance with other children who have access to a high school education. Which is democracy? To ivmovc school district lines separating these 17li.000 children .from this >air starl in life, or denying them such opportunity by adhering to an artificial structure which no longer has any sound reason :«'or existing. The sponsors of thc school reorganization act can point out that ihe acl does not take away any local control from thc schools, but simply enlarges thc urea of local control. All school districts will continue to be administered by the giving a false story warning her that they would kill her. Authorities wore expected to lodge murder charges against the suspects before nightfall. Solicitor General Andrew J.. Ryan. Jr., obtained the girl's new statement after 10 weeks of investigation during which cime thc girl was al libcrly. Miss Deloach said Ihat thc :TIOH first robbed Ellixson. blindfolding her and ordering her to the rear of the automobile. After the shooting she was lold lo remove her slacks and lo get in the front scat where she was intimate with both men. All the while, she said .Ellixson's body was in Ihe rear of the automobile where the men had dumped H. "They warned me that if '[ told on them they would kill me," she said. "They stayed with :me about two hours and Ihcn lefl me there." She left the scene at daybreak and reached a house about a half- mile distant. - o -Tyrone Power, Annabella Have Parted Hollywood, Oct. 24 — (/1V- Tyrone Power and Annabella, whose seven -year marriage has often been described as one of Hollywood's happiest, have decided to separate, and close friends opined today that et Congress lake the resgonsibil ty if it wants lo go the rest of the way. Housewives and their husbands meanwhile watched retail .costs at groccrie, restaurants and liquor stores, as OPA officials predicted the cost of living and drinking would ccrtainlv go up, at least temporarily, as a result of the bread to beer retreat :"rom ceil ings. ' -; . One OPA food authority said increases c?n be expected- in bread and baked goods; jams, jellies and preserves; dry beans; canned ?ish; bananas and most whisky. Trade sources generally expected some temporary price rises but said there should be a gradua" return lo the old price system ot supply and demand. Liquor industry spokesmen prc dieted that some aged bourbon Scotch and other whisky may ap pear again but at somewhat, high er, prices. They said OPA ceiling had lended to .keep'- them.44lrom markets."' ~' A New York bakery leader anti cipatcd little change in consume prices of bread and baked goods saying hc expected flour prices t remain about thc same. But a Chi cago miller spokesman forecast jump of 25 to GO cents a hundrei pounds on flour. Besides cosmetics, with soa. excluded, today's new decontro list ranged from hot water bottle and other drug sundries to assorl ed lumber and paper Hems. - Thc lumber items arc the Jew needed neither in home building nor for pulp paper. 'Tokyo Rose' Soon to Be Released From Prison Tokyo, Oct. 24 — (UP) — "Tokyo Rose," whose wartime propaganda broadcasts were known to all Allied troops in thc Pacific theater, soon will leave Sugamo prison as a free woman. Allied officials said the American-born propagandist, whose real name is Iva Toguri, would be freed as soon as a release order is issued. The government's proposed treason charges against Iva were' dropped when it was learned she was only one of several women who made broadcasts lo Allied troops. o Rep. Harris in Challenge to War Vets America's veterans, were challenged to assume their responsibility in peace just as they did in war, by Congressman Oren Harris in a speech before the Veterans of Foreign Wars last night at the VFW hall, the former Elks hall. It was an open meeting for all former armed service members, and thc hall was crowded. The Seventh Arkansas district congressman, a native of this ounty, declared: "What would we gain by winning he world through the United ^aliens and losing our democracy al home? The future destiny of his country depends on the action jf the veterans in assuming their position in life. 'They can not expect a mere landout, and for things to come easy—for whatever benefits they •cceive will have to come from a planned program. We have far made substanlial pro- veil hus visions for velerans, all of which are certainly deserving. There will be need in thc future for other pro- ams. "In formulating these programs .he veterans must protect.our economy because any economic chaos would' engulf the veterans along with the rest of the country. For example: The records show that the death rate of veterans of World War 1 was highest in 1932 Charges Recent Cotton Break to Politics Washington, Oct. 24 —(/I 1 )— Senator Elmer Thomas (D-Okla) said today that politics may have been the cause of the recent sharp break in cotton prices. "If my state goes Republican in November," he said at the opening of an Agriculture Commitee investigation of the market drop, "it will be largely because, of this incident and OPA." He added that Oklahoma cotton farmers suspect the decline last week "was brought about deliberately for political effect." "Oklahoma cotton farmers think they have been unlairly treated and think the government should do something about it," he said. "If it doesn't, they think the government ought to be changed." The senator, who is chairman of the Agriculture committee, returned last night from his home state. J. E. MacDonald, Texas State Agriculture commissioner .and first witness at the hearing, said he agreed with Thomas that the market break which carried cotton down from 39 to 32 cents a pound 'will have a political effect on the administration now in power." "I don't think we ever had anything in Texas that caused as much indignation as this break in cotton that took millions of dollars in purchasing power out of the farmers' pockets," MacDonald said. MacDonald declared that OPA's Monster Washed Ashore May Be of Prehistoric Origin Anchorage, Alaska, Oct. 24 — (UP) — Villagers at nearby Homer debated today whether the monster washed ashore on Cook's inlet was of prehistoric origin. The mammoth creature, which resembles a huge lizard, is 18 feet, 10 inches long. According to the villagers, it has crocodile-shaped jaws and its bony head measures three and one-half feet long and two feet, three inches wide. Its body is covered with hair-like fur and its teeth, 22 lower and 20 upper are four inches long and an inch thick. . o . Champion Sells for $44,375 Kansas City, Oct. 24 — (/P) —A 15-year-old farm boy from Ida Grove, la., said goodbye to his grand champion Hereford steer today and pocketed almost with unbelief a check for $44.375 — the price brought by the animal at when economic chaos curtailment of veterans' compelled benefits. of "Veterans furthermore must assume the responsibility of helping maintain a strong nation. We can not remain strong and influential among other nations unless we are strong militarily. We were shown that this, is true when our influence declined abroad after WOrld War 1 — because we disintegrated our army and sank our navy. "In.maintaining our national de- fence we can not necessarily depend on present army and navy forces. With constant scientific developments these may be outmoded. We must keep these armed forces always progressive." o • unfulfilled "Ihreat" last January to place price ceilings on thc 1946 cotton crop was responsible 'or a large drop in acreage planted. The Texan said he was convinced thai all controls should be removed from cotton, which he described now as "half controlled and half decontrolled." J. M. Mehl, administrator of the commodity exchange authority, an R. R. Kaufman, his assistant, were asked to.report on their investigation of all transactions in the New York, New Orleans and Chicago cotlon futures markets Oct. 15-18. Tom Linder of Georgia and J. E. MacDonald of Texas were on hand to represent the Southern Comrriis- .sioners .of Agriculture..., auction at world record price $35.50 a pound. Jack Hoffman, 4-H club member whose T. O. Pride was named 1946 grand champion steer of the American Royal Livestock show was still bewildered today by the bidding-last night. E. W. Williams of the Williams Meat Company, paid the record price.-American Royal officials said the previous world record price was $11.50 a pound. The tall farm youngster and Karl Hoffman, his father, were in the main arena as the price began to climb with some 100 bidders at the opening. "I thought $4 a pound would be good," thc youth said. "I figured it might go to $10 or $11 a pound Even in hoping, I never had Ihought of more than $11 a pound." But thc bidding opened at $5 a pound. And there was a big grin on Jack's face as he led his 1,250- pound fortune in beef around the ring. The crowd of 7,000 at the night horse show stirred wilh excitement at the drama in the spotlighted arnea. When it was over. Jack could scarcely believe it. When the auctioneer called to- him; "Jack do you think you can afford to sell for $35.50 a pound?'.' the boys's answer was a $44,375 grin. As for T. O. Pride himself, he will go on exhibition until Christ mas .Then Williams plans to pre sent $35.5p-a-pound steaks ,to his U. S., Russia ; Clash Appears lo Be Developing By ROBERT J. MANNING ^ United .Nations Hall, * Flushlng t . N. Y., Oct. 24 —(UP)—The question of action against Franco Spain 1 exploded into the United Nations^ General Assembly today as* battle) lines were drawn between the^ 'J United Stales and Russia over the controversial veto issue, Secretary-General Trygve Lie' .ossed Spain into the general assembly hopper with a demand for'; notion and a plea that "WaVs and Means" be found to restore liberty* and democracy to Spain which, he, said would remain a constant cause* of "mistrust .and disagreement' 1 / until generalissimo Fran cisco\ • Franco is toppled from power.*. * . '. Lie's injection of the Spanish is-, f q sue came as the United States dele- , gation' took a strong" stand for full^ debate of the veto issue in opposition to Russian efforts to^ prevent _ the question from comihg to thel "I general assembly floor. - ' « Lie's action in calling for action 4 against Franco Spain constituted vj exercise of his privileges as secre-, tary general to call the UN's atten-t friends U.S. MP's Guarding Jap Emperor Have to Get Rough Tokyo, Oct. 24. —(UP)—American military policemen guarding Emperor Hirohito were forced to draw their guns today as a crowd of 30,000 people at Gifu city staged an excessively friendly demonstration and threatened for a while to get out of control. Sixteen MP's fought the crowd successfully, opening up a passage for Hirohito's encourage. The cm- poror is making a tour of Gifu and Aichi urefccturcs, his seventh since Japan's surrender. No untoward demonstrations have occurred on his previous tours. Clark Nor to Be Replaced Says Truman Washington, Oct. 24 —(/P)—-President Truman today described as absurd a reporter's question as to whether Attorney General Tom Clark may be replaced by Senator Wheeler (D-Mont). Wheeler was listed to sec Mr. Truman after the president's news conference. Mr. Truman also described as absurd a question as to whether Associate Justice Robert H. Jackson was resigning from the Supreme Court. Both reports, he said, were too absurd for comment. Later in thc conference the president was asked if Secretary of Navy Forrestal was likely to leave his post, possibly to take a State Department job. Any report along that line, the shief executive commented, is in the same category as the rumors involving Clark and Jackson. U, S. Policy of Restricting Loons to Unfriendly Nations May Not Be So Effective Ambassador Is Visitor to Iowa Farm Webster City, Iowa, Oct. 24 — (fP) — Archibald John Clark-Kerr, lord of Inverchapel and British ambassador to the United States, found out aboul Iowa farm life by spending three days on a farm near here, keeping his visit secret for nearly a week. The ambassador's visit last week was not disclosed until Clark-Kerr was back in Washington. At Francis E. Newburn's farm north of here, Clark-Kerr dried dishes after each meal, helped weed the strawberry bed, ate regular farm .fare and retired night- 5.5p-a-pou and- cm- terriers'-'as" Christ mas gifts. Williams said he had been determined to have the steei at any price. Thc champion steer was pur chased 17 months ago from tht. T. O. Ranch at Raton, N. M. Thc Royal's reserve champion, 1,240-pound Angus steer owned by Carl Hardkness, Golden, Colo, brought $10 a pound. The previous American roya top price for a champion was $3.1' a pound, paid in 1941. tion to situations threatening world peace and security. ' -V Lie told the United Press thatthe* 3 now expected a member nation," j ossibly Norway, to request'that!<1 he Spanish issue be put on the UN gcnda for full debate The asscm- ly would then;discuss Spain but is 1 arred from taking formal action n the case because it still is tech- ically tn thc agenda of the secur- ly council. • * t > The American delegation^ ( in a^ •neeting today under the leadership f Chief Delegate Warren Sustm, ccided that it would insist upon lie full right of the assembly to jscuss this and two other - issucaj 1 isted on a provisional agenda now jcfore Ihe assembly's stecrming, committee . * i 3 This means that the United, 1 States .is-preparing to-argue for 'ull discussion of a proposal,,whjch,< J .he 51-riation.bpdy on,the.progress «™ of the'peace oiganization to dateX Two full-dress sessions were sched-V- uled—at 10 a; m. s. T;..,. . and 3 p. m.J with Bell, Explanation of Library Tax Amendment The County Library Tax amendement is a proposed constitutional amendment to authorize counties to levy and collect, upon a majority vote at a general county eleclion, a tax on real and personal property, excepting real and personal property already taxed for maintenance of a city library under the provisions of Amendment No. 30, of not exceeding one mill . , . , on Ihe dollar of the assessed value corn picker in operation and visit- thereof for the purpose of maintained with neighbors the Newburn's I i n g a public county library or a had invited lo Iheir home to meet ° -•the ambassador. "God has been good to this country," the ambassador commented. Clark-Kerr came to the Newburn farm after an invitation from Roger Newburn, 21. Last summer Roger attended a 4-H encampment for citizenship in New York and after thc encampment he and other youths went to Washington where they obtained interviews with several personalities, including Clark- ly at 9 o'clock. Arriving last Wednesday nis secretary, Walter E. Clark-Kerr donned a pair of gray slacks and tweed sports coat. Then he toured the farm, looked at the Hybrid seed corn plant at Clarion, Iowa, saw his first combine and the reason probably was their war- 'efusal to lend money where By J. M. ROBERTS, JR. AP Foreign Affairs Analyst Recent indications that vhe United States was preparing to consider friendly nations first in distributing relief and rehabilitation supplies when UNRRA ends now as been followed with a definite it time separation. The announcement came from Power's studio (20th Fox), confirming rumors Heard with increasing frequency in recent months. Thc couple telephoned ihe news from New York, where they :mel yesterday as the actor flew in from Miami lo conclude a two- month flying tour through South America with Cesar Romero. Power was discharged :Trom the marines less than a year ago as a flving first lieutenant, and their embrace before hundreds of cheering Gl's when his ship docked was us fervent as any of his which, on the screen, have long made i'cmin- ine hearts skip beats. But friends said a gradual change became noliqoable in the succeed- months before for l.alin America. departure elected people. representatives of the Power, 32, is a member of a no- t'lble stage family. His father. Ty rone. Sr., was Ions a stage idol. Annabella, 34, is the former Suzanne Georgette Charpcnlicr. French-born and the wife of Jean Mural, French actor, before she wed the bachelor Power. She iias a daughter, Anna, 12. by Mural. Power's sludio said he would return here later this week but that .Annabella would remain in New i York to do u play. may be used against us. However, the United States will overplay its hand it it values Ihe effect of loan restrictions for more than they are worth. Hitler's bankrupt Germany, which many ielt would "never be able to finance a long war," dashed forever and a day thc idea that orderly financing is'always necessary within a totalitarian sphere. Probably no area in the world could do quite so well, if completely isolated :?rom world commerce, as that which the Russians now control. mercc in thc .Russian sphere, where the Moscow game of : reeze- out has been bothering those who look ahead to the time when America will be exporting again, and who feel that trade barriers contribute to international emmily. The Russians finally wrole a letter inquiring what the terms of such a loan might be if they did ask for it. It boiled down to an initial deal of $1,000,000,000. The letter gol shunted aside for many weeks while the State Departmenl was absorbing some of xhc wartime agencies which dealt with Kerr. During the discussion at Ihc British embassy office, Roger boasted aboul his home state and the ambassador accepted the youth's good natured invitation to "come to Iowa and see for yourself." The Newburns said they found the ambassador a "swell guy.' ' When Clark-Kerr was not around, the Newburns referred to him as "the Lord" or usually as just "Archie." They were more formal in his presence. Thc Newburns said Clark-Kerr conducted himself with impressive courtesy while hc was wilh them county library service or system. We need The County Library Tax Amendment because present means of support is too limited in many counties to furnish the kind of library service that citizens of Arkansas want and need. Arkansas libraries are operating on an average of thirteen cents per capita. Thirty - six counties of thc stale are without county libraries, twelve counties have no libraries of any kind. This amendment does not mean thai every county must vote a tax for library support, il merely makes it possible to support thc county library with a tax if thc citizens of the county want to do Cuba, Australia and, the, Phihp-f pines all'Kave come out for ending., the voling system by which any| one of .the Big-Five powers—Amer-1 ica, Russia, France, Britain «i apd| it intends in-the end'Hofb'e'a'gashstvj! The 'delegation favor? rejecting all| efforts- tp^~ eliminate the "*greati pp\v-Er...v,etq,U J and in tbisjipSBgr rt -* lined up with Russia But "it tends to try'to restrict use of. veto and on that point likely* be in disagreement with Russia.-The steering committee, AmerKg can .informants said, is expected! to meet-late-today or tomorrowltoT'S go over the list of 53 mam 4'—'- * of assembly business which, ,»..« , supposed to come up once general* 1 debate. Beginning today, )a ended, ' early next week. , jf&ktH* In-an informal meeting ^-Of , : itlre.-v'ig steering; committee two day's' agoil | Russian' Deputy Foreign Minister * 1 Andre}-: iVishirisky indicated—-though j American' ihformats said hp did not' ] make it final—that Russia would" ' oppose assembly discussions >of; j 1. Australian and Cuban, proposals for ending the veto voting system by amending the charter. 2. A South Afucan proposal for annexing the mandate of southwest Africa. (The United States may or may not favor this project, out thinks it should be discussed;) 3. A Canadian plan for limiting assembly debate to ten minutes per" speaker ai)'d .otherwise speed* ing. up proceeaure.. ,(The' Unitod.l Stales is reported opposed to the"-| plan, but feels it should be permuted to come up in the meeting,) > President Truman opened the assembly meeting here yesterday. •, Mr. Truman disclosed the main, lines of American policy on, the veto issue in-his speech. In*.it he,| also pledged*;, that- - 4he « United States "to the- full- ; limit -of tits 'strength" would continue 'to ' \Vork for a "just and lasting peace" and urged that the United Nations get on with the tasks of controlling atomic energy, suppressing mass destruction weapons and otherwise creating the conditions of peace. The veto issue appeared certain to kick up a prolonged argument beginning today after U. N. Secre- in thc assembly's general debate, tary General Trygve Lie •••'reports to China—can block action in the security council Without As mailer of fact, reports from Washington thai Ihe new policy, t'irsl enunciated in ihe case of Czcchosluvakia. might apply lo a proposed $1,000,000,000 lo.ni for Russia probably were received in Moscow wilh a ihrug. They have been in a fur from begging attitude. Word traveled back and forth between Washington and Moscow Ihrough unofficial channels a Jong lime ago thai Ihe Uniled States might arrange a rehabilitation !oan and that the Russians might use $6,000,000.000 principally to buy equipment in the U. S. That would have been nice :"or American industry when the shortages are over, and might have resulted in some side deals regarding cum- IIA1IU og^Ji^.|v:o \v tii v^n \.t wui L itii.it, . . •- , , - i ------ ,-. —.. such matters, but finally came to I and t'. lat "« hls travels to the stir- light and the Russians were void rounding farms he attracted little in effect, "Well, we'd like io talk attention, acting "just like a rcgu- ubout free traffic on the Danube at Jar visitor, the same lime." The Russians said You know how we feel aboul that. Why don't we talk about the in- tcrast rule." It became apparent that the Russians were willing but not so needy as to barter any part of their foreign policy. Instead, they made a deal with Sweden to cover some of their more immediate needs. Presumably, too, Russia will see that her satellites have 'ihe machinery and materials with which to work as long as they are producing mostly for her. The Russians could be regretting the weapon they handed Byrne sal Paris when they questioned America's motives in aiding the small countries. He has made good political use of it. But Russia could also consider a temporary loss of lace worthwhile if .its end result js io drive the satellites more iirmly into her economic arms. Junior Red Cross Group to Meet Mere Saturday The Junior Red Cross representatives from the schools in this district will have a meeting at the Court House Saturday morning, Oct ober 26, at 10 o'clock. The negro representatives wilh meet at thc same place at 2 o'clock Saturday I afternoon. Blasts Rock Sections in Jerusalem Jerusalem. Oct. 24 — (JP>— A scries of major explosions blasted the southeast section of Jerusalem to- nighl. Sirens wailed all over the city, following the pattern set in major incidents. Two heavy explosions were heard at 7:07 p. m. (12:07 a. m. CSTJ. A third one sounded eight minutes later and at 7:25 a fourth blast was heard. No Developments in Hot Springs Jewelry Robbery Hot Springs. Oct. 24 — (ff) —A search for two men wanted for questioning in the theft of $65.000 --- — - worth of jewelry from the Esskay 'eel "talk of war" but warned Art Gallery here Tuesday night i "to permit the-United Natior ithout referring specifically td their proposals, Mr. Truman, upheld in his assembly address "th.<j rule of unanimous accord" among the Big Five, but said that it im- ooses on them a "special obliga» lion" to agree on major 5ssue§ rather than to block agreement. ' Senator - Connally (D-Tex),' S member of the American delegation, told newsmen the United. States would continue to, Javpr a "discriminate use "of the veto power but would oppose ils use in inconsequential mailers, Russia 4s Ihe voting system also and has»" known to oppose any change jrj, indicated a desire that it''be broa^U ened where possible, rather than, curtailed. In his speech which urged the international assembly to get on with the business of organizing neacc as rapidly as possible, Mi". Truman told the delegates th§ "the United States will support ; United Nations with all-th? sov Ihat we possess." He urged that the delegates/ was without further developments today. The men have been identified by police as John Maxwell and Ben Clark. Officers meanwhile continued to hold Maxwell's wife, Eleanor, and George Coleman :tor questioning, but neither has issued any land of statement. No charges have been filed against any of the four. be broke into irreconcilable by diffirent political philos would bring disaster to the > Hc did not specifically men' existing tensions bctwC' United States and Russia. Some American diplom Ihorities said the chief r effecl of his address, wt clear that he supports i policy operations of Sf Continued on Page '

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