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Voice of Opinion "~~~~ By James Thrasher— A Beef by Mr. La Guardia Hope Star WEATHER FORECAST Arkansas: Considerable cloudiness and continued warm, a few scattered showers Saturday and in west and north portions this afternoon and tonight. 48TH YEAR: VOL. 48—NO. 17 Star of Hooa. 1899: Press. 1927. Consolidated January 18. 1929. HOPE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1946 (API—Weon« Associated Fr»a . , INEAV—Means Newsoaoer Ent«mrl«s Al»n. PRICE 5c COPY Lifting of price controls on meat "will lend to the complete breakdown of democratic government and a throw- back of all social progress of the lasl quarter of a i-!*pntiny," said Fiorello H. La Guard va in a recent speech. Perhaps the former Now York Mayor was making a political speech, but with Mr. La Guardia it's hard to tell. He was clcclcd lo Congress as a Republican and later I as a socialist. He was an ardent New Dealer throughout the Roosevelt administration. What he is al the moment is a mailer of speculation. But its clear lhal Ihis oratorical occasion found him in an antl Truman mood. ^"Thc President is dangerous," ,,',iid Mr. La Guardia. Then he explained the dire prediction quoted above by saying, now have at From now on any group bent on UN Determined to Halt Atom Armament Race By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER Lake Success, N. Y., Nov. 1 — (A 1 )— A determined effort to head off an atomic armaments race and slash military establishments the world over appeared to be in the maKini! today as United Nations UVU I delegates turned from oratory to ...... i *.,,,. committee discussion of the issues K rom now on any group ouiu "" 11 > A « m netting all its demands will stop (bcfoic them. _ producing and stop working. Busi-1 The temporary end of the iormal ness can do this easier than agri- assembly sessions — now in recess Says He Embezzled $750,000 Not a Mere $600,000 By RICHARD C. GLASS Miami, Fla., Nov. 1 — (UP) — W. Arthur Nickel, 46 , a smiling $GO-a-weck cashier arrested in the lobby of a sw'anky Miami Beach hotel and accused of embezzling $600,000 from a New York firm, said today the correct figure was $750,000. Nickel was arrested last night a few hours after New York police broadcast an alarm for him. Detectives Ernest Harrison and Clarence Huddlcston took him into custody as he emerged from the elevator of ihe Colony Hotel where he had been staying since Wednesday under the name of Philip Haas of Baltimore. Where Republicans Concentrate Attack on Dems When the detectives told him he country toward catastrophe. It ] United States proposals for safc- Ibrtainly didn't introduce the use 1 J! - ' w " — '"'" 6'f a no - work or no -production weapon to enforce demands. Thot weapon has been employed by management and labor on many occasions. And more often than not in the past year it has been employed in protest against price or wnuo ceilings. The result is familiar story. then it was broken in dozens of places. Government contentions }{ thnt wages could be raised freely while prices stayed fixed 1 had to be guarding arms control by an international inspection system as a revolutionary idea that, if adopted, would result not only in a constant watch over atomic resources, of all nations but fllso put an end to secret weapons of all kinds. While the Soviet Union, which took the initiative in demanding an arms cut, has consistently opposed inspection proposals as applied to atomic energy alone, there was some hope evident among the diplomats gathered here that a for revised in the face of reality. Tho |1Tlu i a m ight be worked out which •7nd of price control over meat was woulc i ^e acceptable to both Amcr- simply < A«M|'i,a£ the same. . j ca nnc i Russia ,'ind result in con- Mr. li»4ISls£ < iia didn t say when, cro i c ni-nnosals ior bringing all if ever, he thought controls should have been lifted. We may assume that ho did favor decontrol at a lime when supply and demand were in balance at OPA prices. But it must have been obvious to him that such an ideal circumstance wasn't going to come about. Put the blame where you will- on a group of willful congressmen, on profit-hungry packers and stock ,<*aiscrs , on the difficulty of cffccl- 1 And wage control, or whatever— tradition but refused to comment had an attorney in New York City. further on the charges, saying he Police said ho had $700 casn on him when he was arrested. Nickel had been sought since Monday when he disappeared from his home at Frecport, Long Island, a few hours before police urrivcd to arrest him. Whcr* Republicans Concentrate Efforts States Where Democrats and Republicans See Little Chanc* to Dislodge the Opposition. il o Democratic House < Seats GOP May Win S *J Democratic Senate -Z™ Seats GOP May Win P I Progressive Senate "I""<:.„»« ,-:np Um, w; Seats GOP May Win INEA NewscTMrtl 100 Additional Items Freed of . Price Control j By HELENE MONBERG Washington, Nov. 1 — </P)— OPA today removed price controls on nearly 100 items, including some dairy machinery and machine tools, matches, and paper diapers. Continuing piecemeal release of its master decontrol order, OPA said it was discarding controls on writers Dieuiutuu ^,—~ ______ , waters pi Lu^u, business or living strength in, the House would be 228 ^^ ^ because they are in good Political Writers Say Republicans Will Gain Control New York, Oct. 31 — (/I 5 ) —A Newsweek magazine poll of 50 Washington correspondents, the result of which was disclosed today, brought a prediction from a majority of the political writers that the Republican party would gain control of the House in the Nov. 5 congressional elections. The writers forecast a tossup with the Democratic party in the Senate, predicting each party would have 48 Senate scats The poll is published by the magazine showed the majority of „ writers predicted Republican "ttcsc Mtcm8becausetheyarenot compared with 206 for the Demo- supp i y . . ~ ft , 1 _ f Jl__ Lint* t*n l*n. I r L * crats. Control of the quires 218 seats. In this year's elections, the GQP is making an all-out attack on the Democrats' hold on Congress,-' 1 * but are concentrating their drive on congressional districts where the Democrats won by only a slim, margin in 1944. Four states, California, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Connecticut, hold enough of'these 'slim-margin" seats to give the GOP control of the House, if Republicans hold their own_elsewhere. _, crctc proposals ior bringing all types of armaments under strict control. As the arms cut program, demands cor action against Franco Spain, the veto question and more than 50 other issues moved into a new phase of assembly work, passing from general debate to consideration by committees, there were these other developments at hand or in prospect: 1. The United States delegation ive price control without rationing expected to receive soon instruc- OPA meat ceilings were, in prac-1 lions from Washington on the lice a fiction. Yet Mr. La Guardia American government's policies would have had Mr. Truman per- 1 '-- -••'" —1--~^ n--;ri~ <„. pctuatc the fiction in the face of nil its attendant dangers and inconveniences. What has happened now in the meat industry is a return to competitive capitalism Instead of what amounted to monopoly capitalism, with a reluctant industry joined in a government - sponsored cartel. ,«Lt is this competitive capitalism JhaJ, Mr. La Guardia calls- "Free enterprise at its worst." , y. Remembering that such an 'rnngemonl has provided ample supplies at reasonable prices before, •we cannot fell, with Mr. LaGuard- :ia, that all is lost. There will be high meat prices until empty coolers are filled and unprecedented dc mand is past its peak. But il seems as sensible to suppose that competitive marketing will bring prices down when a bountiful supply is flowing normally as it docs to nn- jiouncc that the profiteers have in- '.Acritcd the country and intend to bleed it white. The control oC business is simply being returned to business. To see in this the shadow of doom indicates a total and fearful absence of faith in the American economic system and in the general integrity of the millions who participate in its operation. 'or putting mandated Pacific Is- ands captured from Japan under U. N. trusteeship. The War and Navy Departments had favored keeping some strategic islands, such as Okinawa, under the American flag. The Stale Department had wanted to subject all of them, at least nominally, to Ihe United Nations. A decision by President Truman had awaited agreement , •'' among secretaries Byrnes, Patterson and Fprrcstal. There were apparently reliable reports here that this decision has now been made, 2. The British delegation was awaiting the arrival of foreign Secretary truest Bevin, cnrouie here by ship for Ihe foreign ministers conference opening Monday, io determine its exact policy on a variety of problems. Chief among these is the British attitude toward the Russian and American proposals for having Ihc United Nations get reports on strength and coali 1100,000 Sion Communists Encircled By TOM MASTERSON Peiping, Nov. 1 — — Chinese government armies, increasing the tempo and range of their civil war, rushed vanguards to within 3d VJmilos of Daircn today, encircled '100,000 fiercely fighting Communists in Chefoo, and engaged vhcir countrymen in half a dozen other sectors. The pro-government Jih Pao said vanguards reached Pulanlicn, only ;« miles north of .Oaircn on ihe border between 'Manchuria and Kwangtung peninsula. Their objective is the cut off the Lioatung Peninsula Communists from the Manchurian mainland. The Nationals had driven south clown the Mult- -.den-Daircn railway. .' Govcrmcnnl sources previously said Go. Tu Li-Ming's troops, fresh from capturing Anlung, would not menace Daircn itself, but would establish a 30 mile safct.v zone around lhat Russian-occupied open port. There lion 01 all troops stationed in i:'or- eign countries. 3. Russia, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia have rejected a request by the United Nations thai they attend special conference to consider internationalizing traffic on the Danube river. This presumably killed the proposition. The United Slates, Britain and Greece accepted and France tentatively approved. The assembly wound up its general debate yesterday after hearing speeches from 39 of ils SI dele Sen.McClellan Addresses Rotarians The honorable John L. McClollan senior senator from Arkansas was introduced at Ihe Hopo Rotary club today at noon by Mayor Albert Graves. Mr. McClcllan delivered lo the club and lo Ihc many guesls a speech that was charged wilh Ihc spirit of liberty and a challenge to every citizen lo protect the principles of free enterprise and free economy against the threat of communism and other ideologies. Mr. McClellan recognized tho material progress made in Arkansas and predicted lhal if our country's leaders cculd fulfill tho heavy responsibilities now placed upon therfi that we would have an era of peacetime prosperity for many years to come. "During the war," said Mr. Mc- Clcllan, "our 'job;rwas comparatively easy. We were all behind the common effort to win the war. I believe that now Ihe task facing our government leaders is the greatest in the history of Congress," Mr. McClcllan reviewed his stand on Ihe many bills and measures lhat had been introduced since the war. Many of these are instruments of those individuals who would lake advantage of this era of reconversion and its many and complex responsibilities lo introduce and have become law measures that would tend to take r.way Republicans Trying to Get Big City Vote By LYLE C. WILSON New York, Nov. 1 •— (UP) —Republicans must break the Dcmo : cralic hold on big city voters to make good on their promise to win control of the House of Rcprescnta- *"*r» " (--«--•• -._ .,, , • • iIJrilL Ilia ui uci t i ua(jwu«ai u m i, gallons. Twelve decided not 10 ;iom his mHny problems. I wish I in Ihc oratory, 'ihen, with uncx- go alon g w jth the Preside peeled speed, it voted unanimously to adopt the long list of issues presented by ils steering committee and to parcel them out al once for committee action. Of the six main committees, two scheduled meetings this morning (10 a. m. CST). They were the social • humanitarian -cultural .-md the administrative - budgetary committees. Two others, the cco- lomic and truslceship groups, :ir- •angcd afternoon sessions (2 p. m. CSfi. The political committee ,of which Senator Connally (D-Tcx is American member, will not meet until tomorrow. Bui al lhal lime it is expected to let down 19 cases at once from the individual citizen those liberties upon which this country was founded, he said. "In this respect." said Mr. Mc- Clcllan, "I am 100% behind our foreign policy and our firm sland with Russia—we should have taken such a stand much sooner." Ho went on to say lha- any type _ of communism or socialism in which the individual citizen was guaranteed security meant thai he sacrificed his individual liborlics. "I admire Mr, Truman," said Mr. McClcllan. "I understand in part his great responsibility and • ' " wish I could President on but when the lives next Tuesday. When Franklin D. Roosevcll led Ihe Dcmocrals lo his final clcclion triumph two years ago, the Rcpub licans lost'the big cities by a ratio of about 10 lo 1. There are 0 cities with populations ot 100,000 o more according to the latest cen sus. In 1944 the Democrats carried 83 of them and Ihc Republicans only eight. Every big city in New England returned a Democratic majority,. There are 12-of them. Of the 20 big ones in the Middle Atlanlic area, only Yonkcrs, N. Y., returned a Republican majority. The East North Central score was: Democratic 12; Republican 5 •— Peoria, 111., Cincinnati, O., Grand Rapids, Mich., Indianapolis, Ind., and Fort Wayne, Ind. Fort Wayne was the mosl Republican cily in Ihc country in 1944, casting 56.9 per cent of its ballots for the G.O.P. All but Wichita. Kans., of the 10 big West North Central cities wore Democratic two years ago. Only Tulsa, Okla., voted Republican among the 20 in the South. Salt Lake City, Utah, and Denver, Colo., are the only cities of 100,000 or more in the mountain stales. Bolh were Democratic. Mr. Roosevelt swept all of Ihc Houdini Ghost Again Fails to Appear Detroit, Nov. I — (UP)—Twelve magicians admitted today thai the spirit of Harry Houdini had stood them up. The 13lh wasn't so sure. The sleight-of-hand men staged a seance last night to urge the spirit of Houdini to "return to this mortal plane, seen or unseen, and manifest to us your presence." II was Halloween and the 20th anniversary of Houdini's death here in Dclroit. OPA Closes Local Price Control Boards By JAMES MARUOW Washington, Nov. 1 — (IP)— On Nov. 4 OPA closes its 1,042 local price control boards. But — this docs not mean the end of OPA now. There'll 'still be some price ceilings. To control them, OPA will keep 61 district offices running. And rent ceilings stand, un changed. OPA will keep its G50 area rent control offices running to sit on rents. In a dim hotel room, lighted only I jj u t f rom now O n keeping the lid big ones on the Pacific coast. Foi all the nation's big cities the vote division in the Ia44 presidentia election was: Roosevelt 00.7 pet cent; Gov. Thomas E. Dewcy, of New York 39.3 per cent. The Mg urcs show that big city voters were consistently loyal io the );Uc president. He had 61.9 per cent o their vote in 1932; 69.5 per cent ii 1936, and 60.6 in 1940. by two candles, the "13 humble followers of the, art of magic" sat in a solemn circle around a carved hair were Housdini was to sit if le [appeared. • On the chair, were a book he had 'written, his picture and a pair of handcuffs he used n his escape tricks: -Houdini was to manifest himself >y moving any of the objects or inlocking the handcuffs. He didn't. Once during the five-minute pc- _iod of 'silence, Karrcll Fox, Detroit magic store proprietor who conceived the seance, started vio- ently and stared at 'the chair. When the lights went on, Fox shouted excitedly: "Did anybody else sec the cover of that book wiggle?" Nobody had. Even Frank Amand, a close friend of Houdini and an escape artist himself, had to admit that it was "just a i'licker of light." The magicians had been hopeful of, success even though the late Mrs. Beatrice Houdini had tried unsuccessfully for years to get through to her famous husband. Just before the ceremony, Jayne Cole, a Lansing, Mich., mentalisl who appeared-on the same vaudeville bills with Houdini, sent a telegram warning the magiciens to "be prepared for some manifestation between 12:13 and 12:39 a.m." The magicians lingered in 'the hotel room until after ihe 12:39 deadline and then filed out slowly. on retail prices — the prices which you, the consumer, pay — is a lot tougher. By this action — scrapping 1,642 local price boards and (lumping the whole load of retail price control on 61 district offices —• OPA is greatly weakened.- :•»- . v < For that reason chisclers will have a far better chance to gyp you. Watch out. Here's the score: ] 1. The items which remain under price control still are scarce. Some of them — like refrigerators and washing machines — arc listed below. 2. If — after Nov. 4 — you think ceilings are being violated, you'll ,iavc to complain to your nearest OPA district office. 3. You'll have to apply to that same district office for any information you w OPA prices. 4. If you have a complaint — or want information — about rents, ask your neareast area rent control office. 5. If you lose your sugar ration coupon, tell it to your nearest OPA district office. OPA's decision to wipe out the local boards was pretty sudden, it was part of the job of finally ending OPA itself. OPA said that once the ceilings were taken off meal and other foods, ils local boards became unnecessary because Ihe worst head House re-1 The QpA now has passcd halfway mark in decontrolling' the nation's economy. During the peak of wartime controls, 80 per cent -of the nation's economy was under price ceilings. A previous announcement reveal- cd that conlrbls had been removed on various kinds of wearing apparel which account for 10, per cent of the nation's clothing purchases. These included men's and women's hats, neckties, bathing suits and trucks, some fabric gloves, handbags, bells and suspenders. The newest list of nearly 100 items includes a number of dairy machine items such as churns, milling machines, cream and milk, separators, ice refrigerator milk coolers, agricultural hand-operated sprayers and dusters. Wooden and paper matches were decontrolled because the malch supply is equal to demand. Olher machinery items decontrolled were gasoline and diesel engines, certain sizes of pumps, a number of incandescent lighting .fixtures for industrial and com- jj.ii^ *. .., 1 —(UP) Imercial use. Gov. Ben Lancy predicted today Among metal products de- Ihal legislation to put the state controlled are fluid milk shipping into the wholesale and retail liquor containers, wire enforcing fabric, business will be introduced in the| sc i loo i an d passenger bus bodies and parts. Lumber items decontrolled in-, elude redwood cigar box lumber, wan circular heading for fibre hipping drums and walnut lum- >er. Controls also were removed on a lumber of chemical products including fused quartz and iused sili- Legislature Due to Get Liquor Bill (Editor's Note: We call your attention to the following exclusive United Press interview with Gov. Ben Lancy on the controversial state - owned liquor stores issue which is expected to come up in the 1947 legislature. This is the urst time the governor has publicly expressed his views on the question.) By BOB BROWN Little Roc k, Nov. sort. ache was over. Here are of the every measure, adminislralion tends toward change in our free economy type of government I have and will con-1 linue lo take exception with the administralion. Wo did not fichl the war lo make communism easy. Our lasting peace can be realized only by Iho preservation of the rights and liberties of Ihc individual citizen". Gucsls al Iho meeting today wdrq: Lloyd Spencer. John P. Voscy, Royce Wclsonborgcr, James Pilkinlon, George Peck. Dr. Emmet Thompson, Brents McPherson, Lylc Brown, Rev. Paul Holdridue, Jack Lowe, Kelly Bryant, Charles Han-ell, Judge Kendall Lcmlcy, - Turner, 102,000 Mile Trip Around the World Finds People in All Lands Just Want Peace cc,. veto voting system in the security were Ihcsc other developments: Nationals striking al Chefoo and the Sliiintung Peninsula io cut off the Reds' Yellow Sea route io Manchuria approached the suburbs of Yehhsicn, one of Ihe :'our largest imports on Ihc norlhcrn coast, and Anigagcd Chinese Red ;orces in Uvo others. The Air Force, using American planes and bombs, was attempting to halt Communist reinforce- menls, slipping to Shantung peninsula from Manchuria in junks. Govcrnmenl and Communist troops engaged in un hour's clash near the famous Marco Polo bridge five miles west ot Peiping. Strong national forces opened an offensive ugainsl Communisl 'missed in the Yuhsicn sector on the •» Chahar-Shansi province border. A council. The formal assembly sessions probably will not bo resumed ?or a week in order to allow the delegates to concentrate on committee work. The typo of aclion lo be taken re- mained'undecided, but il was apparent atrom the general debute in the United Nations assembly vhat the new international organization can no longer ignore the issue. Andrei Y. Vishinsky, Soviet vice foreign minister, expressed the sentiments of many delegations when he declared that "il is alter and die were introduced as new members. -o- Tropical Storm Fails to Hit Hawaiian Area Miami ,Fla., Nov. 1 — (UP )—A when he declared that "il is now storm advisory warning of a small time for action, not words" on ihe disturance over Andros island, in " ,,.p,,^nri Snai ish Question." the Bahamas, was . issued Mis By HAL BOYLE | Now York, Nov. 1 —(/T>— Everybody who takes a trip abroad, brings forlh a baby, writes a book or crawls safely out of a iram vvrcck, asks himself: "What did 1 gain from Ihis experience?" So like any other tourist — s.or foreign correspondents, however they may dislike to think so, arc basically just long-term tourists on in expense account — I took out t •ny batlcrcd notebook to thumb | back and sec what four years of war and peace overseas had taught mo. The notebook had a few statistics: ,. , Since leaving Mayor LaGuardia s Bailiwick (it was them, I had ijonc around the world •— by 19bO who won't have? — and u-avolcd about 102;.000 miles. Some 50,000 were by jeep, 50.000 in sixteen different types of aircraft, and 2,out) vested another chin and !osl enough hair lo make me : r irsl cousin lo a cue ball. And I learned a lol of odd and useless things, such as: That French girls think more clearly but don't dress as well as Manhattan stenographers; That the chid hand in all parts of the world is giving way io the greased palm; That Greeks still fortify then wine with pine resin just as did when Demosthenes majority of the Red s recent- driven from Kalgan led to Yuh Xion, in the Wulai mountain :.oot- ,'iillds. , , . Fighting was reported west oi Hwailai and Cholu on the Peipmg- Suivui-in railroad. The government's 53rd army moved into Ihe Peiping - Hankow rail sector and the .revitalized na- bcloie Spanish question. The way for assembly action was expected to be paved Monday when the U. N. Security Council meets 'io take up Ihe Franco case again. Al lhal lime Ihc council will decide whether to drop the Spanish issue from its agenda in order to permit assembly discussion and aclion. It was recalled thai Soviet delegate Andrei Gromyko vetoed every attempt of the majority of the council members last June to send tho Spanish case to the assembly .for action. But Russia is now ochind the move lo place Ihc case cforc \hc assembly. Ihus removing any likelihood lhal the Soviet Union will block the proposal to drop the is- morning by the Miami weather bu rcau. Small craft on the cast Florida const southward xrom Lcmbourne through the keys wore warned lo remain in port, today and tonight, and watch further developments. The advisory emphasized vhal Ihe disturbance is minor and "no se- types on my own oxcarts, burros and one 'lea-ravaged camel that spent twenty years learning the long way around a pyramid. I hud visited fifty countries and six coiilincnts. That's a lot of :-nov- ing for a fellow who used io argue with his wife over who would walk down to Ihc corner sland io buy the first edition. they wen w'iTh 'iiis'moulh full of pebbles; Thai foxholes .make more mends than cocktail parties; That Calcutta hotels have mor rats than guests, and more son- ants than cither-; That dead horses smell svors than dead men, but ihal the worl already is forgcting the smell o death; That skinny bald-headed American soldiers break more German fraulcin hearts than do fat Amcri- .ems which the public will find till under price ceilings. If you 1947 general assembly The governor said he would not oppose the measure outright, but that his final judgment would be governed by "the purpose of the vholc matter." Laney did say, lowever, that neither he nor his administralion intend to introduce such legislation, "I expect some such proposal to make its way into Ihe legisla- lure," Lancy told the United Press, "but I'm just guessing. No one has told me of any such plans, and I m not, \yorking v ,on-;anything,,of the «V ' ' ,- r^-f pi'-i ' - ••''' "' "My final judgment would be governed by informalion and the jurposc of the whole matter," he aid. ,, , Rumors lhal Arkansas would attempt lo take over the state's :?50,000,000 a year liquor business by massing a 'stale monopoly bill :icx1 January gained credence before Ihc first primary election last summer and have continued to circulate ever since. Proponents of the idea point out heavily into the liquor business thai Arkansas already is digging heavily into the liquor business The tax take in Arkansas on liquor beer and wines for the first ten months of this year, ending yes torday, amounled to $4,542,127. By Ihe end of the year, total collec lions will be near 16,000,000. The same proponents contend thai Ihis figure is only aboul one- third of the profil Ihe state could make if it should take over the business of liquor wholesalers and retailers. Any proposal toward stale- owned stores will be foughl vigorously by bolh the liquor dealers themselves and the dry intercsls. Slalo Revenue jcommissioner Olho A. Cook is opposed lo such a ca. Machine tools il decontrolled in- rice ceilings, ai yuu —— --•-„- 'sj* ii._ ( :,, ahnm ihn Tiricos on' proposal. He said that in acout ine pncos on , f ^ mnotincs th s hem, gel in louch with your near si OPA dislricl office. Tho lisl includes: Building materials and lumber. Most. textiles, and clothing. Clothing should have on it a re- ail ceiling price tag attached by he retailer or manufacturer). Most heavy consumer durable ;oods such as household mechanical refrigerators, washing machines, electric ranges, vacuum cleaners, cooking and heating stoves, .iloor coverings, and bedding goods like spring:; and inat- Ircscs. (Mosl of the items listed in the posed to have ceiling price tags paragraph above also are supposed to have ceiling price tags put on them by the retailer or manufacturer). Most major items of household furniture. (Again, most of the furniture is supposed to have coiling lags). Farm machinery and equip- bunions and assorted I can soldiers with wavy hair (that's 'the only sign I saw that vhc Goering influence is waning); Thai the cnslc system of war. for all ils inequalities, defeats fewer men than the age old caste system of peace; That the Chinese have lots of fun and children, while the Indians jusl have children. I also learned al least three iun- ment. (Some of il is supposed lo be tagged with price ceilings. But the district offices have a complete list). Automobiles, most automobile ires and other rubber items. (But hesc arc not specifically vaggcd.) Services like laundering and dry cleaning. (Check your dislricl office is in doubt.) trips to tax meetings this summer he had studied the monopoly system in 17 other states and had found the administrative cosls and red lape as major barriers lo Ihc program. While nol expressing too much enthusiasm for state-owned liquor stores, the governor believes some changes arc needed in tho -prcscnl liquor laws and plans to have a sludy made before Ihe opening of the legislature. "I am not entirely satisfied with the liquor law under which wo arc now operating," Lancy said. "I would like to sec a new law which is easily administered and which would be effective." He was referring primarily lo the difficulties of enforcing the prcscnl law. The governor did nol mention additional taxation Which might be substituted 'or state- owned stores. This was ihe course followed two years ago when a 38- cenl a gallon lax on liquor was added lo the $1.50 lax Ihcn in of- clude ccninecling rod aligners, rod machines, file holders, cards dogs, hand operated --.dowel; and and c}e'aners, ^eyel glasMg^fpuna^,; liner* plates,—saw acccsSwies 'suclt*v steel stock for dies and: jigs, brick as guides and clamps, machine slops, and metal straight edges. Other items included in today's action are carbon products for electrical usesj; nickel products and special alloys of nickel, chromium, iron, maganese and copper used principally in electrical appliances, plastic battery containers .blow pipe guns, power, industrial, marine, and forged steel boilers; a number of construction machinery items, including highway marking equipment, and crack and joint filling machinery used in road con- | struction, air gauges. A number of glass products for< ( industrial use, glassware used industrially at airports and for mo- rine lighting; flood lighting glassware, lenses, searchlight glassware,, street and highway lighting glassware, printers rollers, crin- dcd paper covers and liners, egg case fillers, paper and paperboard used in the manufacture of am- nunilion and explosives, and bones of all types used in making bone meal and bone ask. Other decontrolled items were household cleansing powders, (but not soap or soap producls), alloy steels, silver, iron ore shipped after Jan. 1, 1947, tire recapping and repair services, and certain, sizes of recapped and used tires. feet. One slate official pointed out yesterday that Arkansas' tax on liquor is still far below the federal lax. sue from the council agenda. This council action must tic taken .cfore the assembly can discuss lionals counter-attacked, recap- luring Kuchcng, 21 miles north of Paoting, :>»d Tsauho, only seven aiilcs iwrlli ol the isssue. Under the charter, any mailer which is before ihe council cannot be discussed by Ihc as simuHaucouiily. verc conditions are :oolcd at ihis rics. time." I The center .is moving west-northwest at uboul 12 miles per hour, the advisory said, and winds were estimated at 30 to 40 miles per hour in squalls, for 150 miles lo the north. Pacific fleet headquarters warned that a wave churned up by an earthquake in ihe Aleutians was expected to strike ihe islands al 5:49 a. m. HST (11:19 a. m. EST). Al 7 a. m. HST (12:30 p.m. EST only a few high waves had washed uguinsl Ihc shores of Oahu, however, hesc were reced Un; gradually to normal. I J I I 11^ Allot \-l»!HW««. 1 J 1 * Tho notebook held many memo- daiueiil^things. ^ ^^ ^ le-nandcd and spent a nice afternoon conversing with a young lady in Bali who never saw a three- base hit or a brassiere. lands — from a Bronx taxicab driver to a lady hodcarricr in Bomb-iy — ache for peace, freedom and security for their children in a world bettor than they Fayetteville Man Found Guilty of Murder Charges Fayetteville, Nov. 1 — (ff\ — A Washington circuit jury ioday found bertis F. Thurman, Lincoln real estate dealer, guilty of second ' meeting will be" held af the degree murder in the death of i KI KS buildinu across from cit- Search Starts for Party Who Bombed House Baltimore, Nov. 1 —W)— A steady procession of detectives and uniformed policeman patrolled the Baltimore waterfront today in an intensive search for the pcrpclrai tors of the incendiary bombing ot a rooming house in which four merchant seamen lost their lives and five others were injured. Police Commissioner Hamilton R. Atkinson, assuming personal di- rccvion ot a round-up of every waterfront character "with wftoiu we have ever had any trouble," described the blast as "one of ihe worst crimes in the history of the Auxiliary to Be Organized by the VFW Wednesday night, November 6. the Veterans of Foreign Wars will organize a ladies auxiliary. Tho Amid denunciations of the bombing by Mayor Theodore R, McKeldin, who described it as "mass murder," and other officials and labor leaders, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was called upon to study two warning noles which police said were delivered before the bombing. Jesse Rodriguez, proprietor of the rooming-house, said one of ihe notes was thrown through a Window of the house last week attached to a monkey wrench. Police quoted it as follows: "Stop roominc finks (labor lot of'battles, a ?cw I themselves have known; I saw a ._. -_ _ riots, a couple of revolutions, and many bread and rice lines. 1 talked to several thousand people, from General Eisenhower — he said, "hollow"—to a Bombay Fakir who could tie himself into a pretzel, but didn't serve beer. And what did it all do to the "me" thai was? Well, Iravel is slill broadening, KU 1 bciuncU up ten yovuids, iiur- (2 Thai they all, deep in their hearts, are willing to accept any pattern that will lead them nearer lhal eternal goal: " ' ' it. degree Charles M. Roller and set his punishment at ten years in Ihc state penitentiary. Thurman had been charged with first degree murder, but the jurors, failing three times to reach a verdict in nearly ten hours of deliberations last night, reduced the charge lor purpose of conviction. The jury last night reported promise and tolerance in many countries to defeat fresh umbilicus villians ugain piping ihe old Hitler tunes of distrust, prejudice, pride, and panel for the night at midnight. Deliberations were resumed al 8:30 old building across from city hall. Many wives of foreign war veterans 'have been notified of the proposed organization by mail but some have not been contaclcd. A special invitation is extended lo those not notified to attend Wednesday night and join Ihe new auxiliary. During the night officers of the new club will be seleclcd. Installation of these officers will be in charge of Mrs. May Rosenbaum of El Dorado. Following organizaiion the grouD will function as a sep- 1 _ _ 1 *! i. 1 I. _1_™^1._ n ff'."\'m4r^A this morning and the verdict was arate unit but closely affiliated i ^.,.£1..;,,' returned withiu an hour. I with the VFW. [Bethlehem. spies) in your house, which is owned by Bethlehem Steel. This is our final warning." Battalion Chief Thomas Hcagcr- ty of the fire department said yesterday's blast was caused by a home-made incendiary bomb consisting of two varnish cans :'asi.cncd together, one containing a substance smelling like gasoline, the other bearing an odor like lhat of banana oil. Rodriguez told police he starled operating Ihe rooming house when he retired after wonting 18 years in a Bethlehem plant here. He said the building was not owned b>

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