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ii^*i**««»»«^«^^ JT INge Six 'HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Tuesday, November 12,1946 Wild Prices Not Seen by Industrialists 6y United Press Spokesmen for the nation's principal industries said today that some price increases would follow Jhe government's removal of almost all price controls, but they «ald that prices would not "run hog Wild." Instead, they said that some ptlces might rise sharply but would level off, much as the price if meat has done since ceilings were lifted. Some industry leaders .pledged to hold price increases to 3 minimum. A-poll of housewives in 10 major cities, meanwhile, showed that most of them believed prices would aot skyrocket. Most were pleased with'the sweeping decontrol order Ji the belief that more consumer ^oods would become available. Comment from industry spokesmen: :Food—The Department of Agriculture said food prices would average "materially higher" than they did a year ago. However, most 'ood price ceilings already had been removed in the decontrol movement of the last three weeks. Meat prices already had begun to level off. Spokesmen said most foods except sugar and fats would be iairly plentiful. Clothing—Lew Hahn. general manager of the National Retail T>ry Goods Association, said cloth 'ing prices an general may rise but 'will level off. He said that buyers could look for larger supplies of such scarce items as shirts, shorts, pajamas, slips baby garments and house dresses. A spokem.-m for the Rayon Industry said prices ior rayon goods would rise about 15 per cent. Leaders of the woolen indus- try said woolen fabrics would be more plentiful. They said the price of men's clothing may rise slightly but women's clothing may drop, although increases were predicted for corsets, brassieres and hosiery. No further increase was expected in the already high price of cotton goods. Automobiles — spokesmen for Chrysler and Hudson declined to comment pending a further study of decontrols and market trends. Ford Motor Co. said no increase was contemplated in the price of Ford cars or trucks. A prominent used car dealer at Atlanta, Ga., predicted that good used cars would advance in price and that medium and "rough" cars would drop. Building materials — Lewis Brown, chairman of Johns-Manville of New York City, said that with increasing production building materials will "work toward future reduction in building costs." He predicted that the building black market would end in a few months. OPA officials, however, said prices on some building materials might rise as high as 100 per cent. Furniture—Joseph Griswold, Jr., president of the Grand Rapids (Mich.,) Furniture Co.. said he anticipated no major furniture price rises. He added, however, that there would be sonic "adjustments of inequities" in furniture prices, but he predicted that furniture, particularly of the upholstered type, would increase in supply within four months. Steel— : steel spokesmen said there would be no overall price rise, but that some products such as nails, would increase in price. The OPA predicted that the price of scarce items such as stoves and refrigerators would jump 10 to 15 per cent. Coal—John D. Battle, executive secretary of the National Coal Association, said coal operators would hold prices "to the lowest possible minimum." He said the OPA's prediction that coal prices would soar was "unjustified." ' Fifty housewives were questioned Colorado Stock Miss Truman Suffering From Storms Walscnburg, Colo., Nov. 12 —(UP) —Southern Colorado stockmen described the condition of their snowbound herds of cattle ns "desperate" today as the threat of a new storm hung over the rangeland, already an ocean of snow. Emergency battalions of truck drivers and Weasel pilots faced at least three more days of bucking deep snowdrifts to deliver hay and feed to marooned livestock, cut off from their normal :Cood supply by accumulation of snow irom two severe blizzards. An estimated 30,000 head of cattle •were left floundering in the snow in southeastern Colorado by the storms. In addition, about 100 ranchers and their families found themselves locked in their isolated homes by lowering drifts and impassable roads. Forecasts from the U. S. Weather Bureau at Denver said two :\cw storms were moving into the region and probably would strike sometime today. The storms were described as "light" and it was hoped little snow would fall. Harry Willis, who rims a .ranch Top Opera Attraction By' HENRIETTA LEITH New York, Nov. 12 —(/P)— With its undisputed leader missing, but with a president's daughter in her stead, New York society last night threw off the last vestments of wartime reserve and gave the Metro- For a Quality Job ... By Efficient Workmen and REASONABLE CALL HOUSTON ELECTRIC CO. HOUSE WIRING — INDUSTRIAL REPAIR APPLIANCES and FIXTURES FREE ESTIMATES ON ALL JOBS 228 East 3rd St. Hope, Ark. Phone 61 in sample interviews in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Detroit, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Miami, Philadelphia and Washington. D. C. Only 16 believed prices would skyrocket as a result of the decontrol order. Four of five women questioned at New York, including one who had registered high meat prices by refusing to buy meat for eight weeks, said they were pleased with he decontrol order. The other said she was "greatly displeased." Five housewives interviewed at Atlanta welcomed decontrol. They expected prices to jump sharply aut said they would "sit tight" ntil they return io normal. A Chicago housewife sai cl she expected booming food prices, but little increases on other products. An Evasion, 111., woman said she was displeased because she anticipated sharp increases. She said she would refuse to buy at cxhor- bitant prices. Mrs. Sarah Newman, chairman of the committee for consumer protection at Washington, said the OPA has been ineffective recently and that decontrol was "a good thine." "It is up to us now," she said I hope consumers here absolutel> iwill refuse to pay inflated prices I for anything." 30 miles southeast of Walscnburg, was rescued from his snowbound home last night, along with his wife, an expectant mother, and their seven-year-old daughter. A civilian crew in an army snow- climbing weasel reached the snow bound home on the plains after almost two days of vravel. Willis said more than 2,500 cattle in the area were in "desperate" condition .The stock, he said, has not been fed for 10 days. Most of the marooned cattle in the storm area was being ted spo radically with hay delivered by trucks and weasel, or dropped from airplanes. It was hoped the emergency feeding could DC con tinned until the. snow has settled vc allow the animals to forage again Yesterday a crew headed b> !apt. Gerald Curfew of the orcl- ance depot rescued five men who ecomc marooned while digging n oil well in a desolate region otitheast of Pueblo. Curfew said he men had been living :Cor three ays on coffee and jackrabbits hey shot in the snow. Shorty Biddell, a cowboy, was aken from a flimsy shack 10 miles icyond the oil drillers "so weak he ould hardly walk." Biddell had xisted on potatoes alone for sev- :ral days. When his rescuers ar- ivcd, he had ony three potatoes eft. politan opera its most flamboyant opening in yenrs. The Met opened its 02nd season without the blessing of New York society's -arbiter, Mrs. Cornelius Vnnderbilt, who was in Hot Springs and missed her first Met opening in many years. " . But the young lady in box three, simply dressed in fusnhia crepe and a little broadtail jacket, got an ovation no 'society leader ever got. Margaret Truman, who has operatic aspirations, took over the Van- dcrbllt box with her singing teacher, Mrs. Thomas Strickler, and Mr. Strickler—and the usual corps of secret service men. She escaped the latter only for a few minutes at intermission. They had to wait at the door of the exclusive Metropolitan opera club on the grand tier while Miss Truman and her party went inside. Washington society nearly overshadowed the veteran New Yorkers at last night's opening. Among the national and international figures who came to hear Lily Pons sing Delibes' "Lakme" were Admiral Chester W. Nimltz, whose entrance brought an ovation second only to that for the president's daughter, Joao A. Bianchi, ambassador from Portugal, Henri Bonnet, ambassador from France, and Dr. Eclco Van Klcffens, Dutch delegate to the United Nations. Also present were the premier of Ontario, George A. .Drew, with Mrs. Drew, and Sir John Anderson, former British chancellor of the exchequer, with Lady Anderson. There also were the perennials— Mrs. George Washington Kavanaugh, bedecked in diamonds and .emeralds, holding b-ick her ermine coat to display more of 'ihem; Mine. Ganna Walsk.-i in diamonds as big as pigeon's eggs—twelve of them in necklace and earrings; Mrs. Tryphosa Bates-Balcheller'in a tiara and necklace of pearls; Mrs. Lytlc Hull, the first Mrs. Vincent Astar in black net and rose- Sharp Rises on Arkansas Rivers Little Rock, Nov. 12—(UP)—As the three major rivers in Arkansas continued to surge out of iheir banks today, President Truman in Washington reviewed T request from U. S. Representative Brooks Mays of Little Rock to move to alleviate the annual high water throat io xhis state. In a telegram to the president yesterday. Hays urged the restora lion of public works appropriations for flood control projects that would harness watersheds in Arkansas. "I urgently request you to re store these appropriations as soon as possible, thus renewing the nopos of our people :"or adequate protection," the message read.. Congressman Hays stressed par and-bluc brocad. One of the most beautiful was Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney who wore diamonds in her higl coilfure, .n pencil-slim silver salh gown and a silver mink-cape. Opera's own songbirds blossomec out in exotic and Brilliant plumage The men wore top hats, mori t--iils and :;cwcr of the dinner coats that graced wartime openings There also were a lew opera capes While the socialites came 'to vhc opera via 39th street doors, a lonj line of "standees" used the Broad way entrance. Some of them ha waited all day. Mrs. Dasha Pai etzkia had been there since 8 Sunday night. They and hundreds like them who waited through drizzling rai to stand through the performance went because they wanted io hea the opera. cularly the huge loss in crops, aluablo ncrcafic and livestock as result of thc Arkansas .river ampagc, and stated flatly that the ich alluvial land in the Arkansas alley should bo protected. He .ointedly reminded Preidont Truman that funds frozen in the re- ent public works moratorium vould have restored levees be- ween Ft. Smith and Little Rock hat were swept away in tho rec- n-d floods of 19-13 and 194-1. In sharp criticism of tho inora- orium. Hays declared thc U. !3. Army engineers had already been 'orcccl to Ikiuidate half o[ its rained staff, which would be a big handicap in completing the projects when funds are made avail able. Meanwhile, the Arkansas rise continued unabated. The only locality where tho-high mark was booked to exceed thc flood level is Morrilton, where river observers predict n 21-foot crest tomorrow. Floodslage at Morrilton is :!0 :Ccct. Waters at Dardanclle wore i'ore- ,cnst to hit thc I'loodlcvcl of 23 j feel either lute today or early tomorrow. Other cities that will see (sharp rises arc Ozark, Pine Bluff ] and Liltle Hock. •T 'o is From where I sit... fy Joe .Marsh. ^ An Important Job Weil Done! Stranger dropped Into Andy Rot- Uln'o tavern the other day; had a, friendly glass of beer, and nskcil if he could look the place over. "Haven't I seen you here before from time to time?" asks Andy showing him'arouncl. The stranger ailows he's a representative of the brewing- industry—checking up on places that sell beer—as part of what the brewers call their "self- regulation program." And Andy doesn't take offense at being checked on. It's to his interest to see tliat places scUinjj a moderate, beverage llko beer nro pleasant—homelike—law abiding. When they areVt, the brewing Industry tolls them: "Clean up or close up!" From where. T sit, it's a far cry from those gangster-operated dives that flourished under'Prohi- bition—for unlicensed drinking— to a place like Andy's tavern,.clean and orderly—and open for inspection day or night—to you, your brother, or a law enforcing agent. Better Values Less at Pe f or I nney s RAYON GABARDINE Material 39 inch Solid Colors Goes on SALE Thursday at 9 No Phone Calls Please MEN'S BIG MAC OVERALLS Sanforized Shrunk 32 to 44 that creates the "Better Dress^ Look And what could prove it better than this superb group of dresses ', . , with their fluid' grace, their remarkable- elegance. In ricli rayon crepes; misses', worn-, en's, juniors,_ sizes.. GOES ON SALE FRIDAY AT 9 No Phone Cells Plecse Ladies FULL FASHION SILK HOSE Fall Colors 1 I* Just Received New Supply LADIES FALL HATS *•. Blowout protection of ~~ ~~ extra carcass strength i, COSTS MORE *.. WORTH MORE ) fllilSSij, „, ,,-tfi M&saiimM Apply lltr ItrakrH anil — in«latilly — ACI'iq.N-TUACTIO.N KOCM to gripping any road nur »ilh u mufli-Hi|Urr£<'<: rftVrt. On VT 4't rmulM, I lit* Sqm-r^co ire ad *irrr/f.s the Ktiter »lmitl...r/rfjn* a ilr> truck fur a quirk EXTRA MILEAGE! i||,- ! 4 \ . 1 "7. ', °^m •;;&% EXTRA S A F 1T Y ! y.'. fc'fi-iiv-v. Patented Project/on ,.. Running and Stopping WYLIE MOTOR ARCH CHARLES Third and Walnut Hope, Ark. 0 u r D a 11 y Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex. H. Washburn Government Has .(, Own Problems of Reconversion As you travel across America you sec forceful evidence thai government, as well as private business and individuals, faces re-1 conversion problems that will have i to be solved in thc immediate J future. ' Jn this instance I am not speaking of one parliiular level of government but of thc governmental picture as a whole—federal, state ,?|and city. Thc federal authority, of course, is everywhere, or at least pretends to bo. But If is in process of being Hope Star WEATHER FORECAST Arkansas: Fair with little change in temperature this afternoon and tonight; lowest temperature :iear freeing, with scattered light frost over most of state tonight; Thursday partly cloudy and warmer. 48TH YEAR: VOL. 48—NO. 27 Franco Says UN Isolation of Spain War Sign Star of Hooe. 1899: Press, 1927. Consolidated January 18. 1929. HOPE, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1946 Navy Military Maneuvers Are Shifted to South Pole and Russia Is Greatly Relieved By ALBURN D. WEST - (fP) — General- Franco maln- LIIMVU ^,... -. United Nations isolation of Spain would greatly increase the possibility of war. "Every action of violence and Madrid, Nov. 13 issimo Francisco taincd today that lO OC JjUl ll IS I 11 jj i ui.ua a ui ww»t«o njvuij «\. nwi» "*• »*«•».•••-cut back, and as the procedure do- injustice always tends rather veloos it will disclose the need for towards war than towards peace, revamping much of the structure I Spain's chief of stale said last of state and city governments. For I night in answer to questions hand- n acncration we have been chang- o d him by the Associated Press, v .,__ i..t.... ~r ,f/xi,r,,.nmniit ni u/v cniH -•> diplomatic break By ELTON C. FAY Washington, Nov. 13 — (/I 1 )—The United States, aware of Russia s uneasiness over military maneuvers in the Arctic, has picked the other ond of the earth for a frigid /one test of naval ships and weap- Is. A navy announcement giving details of the forthcoming expedition to the Antarctic defined it as "primarily of a military nature, preparatory for a possible "dny in the future when the navy may I' LlvllwlMHWII »* >- * t ii » •- -» — — -- - ... ing thc articles of government at one level without Inking mto ac- |WO uld count how thc different levels ot | among {•-vernmcnt inevitably come - ~ c'ullision wilh each other. said <i bring nations about "disunion - --,;,..,„..„ -..-- and dissension in into the interior of many" and cost the U. N. prestige, and "thc under- oils. AmbushersKill 6 Policemen in Jerusalem 1941 Byrd expedition in thc Ross sea, which faces toward New Zealand. Naval officials were cautious in replying to questions about laying _ PR , formal claim to territory. Said] By CARTER U, Vice Admiral Forrest Sherman, deputy chief of naval operations: Thc primary purpose of the ex-... ---- pcdition is to train naval units US" "and any Colorado Toll Reaches 15, California Has One Death From Fierce Snowstorms 13 ' (/I 5 )— At- by police as Jew exremist* today ambushed . A H-iwn ml ml which daily wHwa?" lines tor bombs 5 ! Denver, Colo., Nov. 13 — W)— Army vehicles bucked huge snowdrifts tday to get food to hundreds f families and thousands of head f livestock as Red Cross head- uarters was set up to relieve the uffering caused by southeastern Colorado's worst blizzard in years. Planes stood by to fly hay to , mbs wwa nes r o might have on the balance 01 con •{:,,,„ ,,, ramshackle hand-pro- flicting claims to territories will be blasting Us ramshackle "nnfll^ called upon to operate in The traveler notes, for' instance, ; mining and disunion of the latter all of the states ) would gr eat y mcrcasc xhe possi- TIRE NOW YOU CAN HAVE ALL QUALITY MONEY CAN BUY Quiet Running of Straight, free-roiling ribs frrr-rolli"K film of inure mi turn I rubber run ninoutbly« fjuirlly. No I mini "knob*" I" nm»w roatl pounding. No tttvuymi 4-u rvr». Kuwy H I rrri UK. ntt. Slow, even w« Lonpcr jii Quick-stopping safety of "action-traction ' Safer extra mileage of \ more natural rubber ™.. general assembly, streets which now meeting in New. York, has on carry on the streets wc . , shVays through town, its agenda thc question of what to ng imuys i '""t, ,,,,,11,, Hr, nhmil ihc Snnnish Government. Cill 1 y ai« IV ii&i»»«j" "**• ci" . ,. The conflict here is,- that while highways are the primary responsibility of the states, the cites have do about the Spanish government. Poland has demanded thc United Nations all break diplomatic rela lions with Franco ° ' "" — pcror to, streets. by which "democratic govern•- , . . .,,.,,. ,i. 0 imcnt may bo restored in Spain."> What has happened is that the! _ •> ~, _,._..,... stales have acquired huge "" . Franco > sM thc u. N. charter stales nave acquiiuu uusu ....-..--" hjbitec) intervention in matters A for tho specific purpose of build ng M jall wilhin lhc domeslic -''highways, increasing.tic municipal ! jurisdiction of any state. burden for thc . maintenance of .. „ . • , d ,. streets' without giving the cities very much additional money. V -K -K BY JAMES THRASHER Another Pushover It was significant that John L. Lewis, conch and star of the coal miners' team, didn't start his varsity against the government in their [ fall encounter. John L. himself, who as, a ground - gainer is a sort of combination of Davis; and Blanch. He said Spain would "not accept any kind of reprehension" from the U. N. and would not seek to join the U. N. until that agcnc> had attained what he termed "; degree of calmness sufficient to make possible its work in thc cause of peace and until the pas sions provoked by thc war have become extinct." (Poland has urged that thc Fran co government be barred from U .N. membership.) Franco spoke of an "attemptcc plot of Sdviet communism to iso late Spain." be cold *.*...-.— —i- -"• -~ —*— ~- - " weather." Selection ot thc South Polar region for training navy personnel and trying out ships, aircraft and other paraphernalia of modern war presumably was dictated, among other things, by two American desires: 1—TO allay Russian worries over operations in the vicinity of Soviet crrilory- , ' , ,. „ 2 —To assure, by moans of the emolcness of thc area, some de-1 ree of secrecy for the tests. However, the expedition under he technical direction of seasoned Polar explorer Rear Adm. .Richard E. Byrd, will not be without icighbors. Byrd told a news conference yes- erday thai lhc Russians have announced an Antarctic expedition— 'but wo don't have much infor- nalion," about it. In addition, a British expedition which went into incidental only." polled trolley and killing officers .aboard. "This"* nation doesn't ' recognize I "The "suicide patrol," which was iy claims down thcrc-and hasn't instituted twoi weeks ago when Ir- made any itself." J1I3UILJ LU\.l 1. W W » t-^lfcU t.i&v ,... — .. ,-gun Zvai Loumi said it was launch- nclf* *inv IVSGLL 'is 141 * *-*»«' *J^M»U* ««»***» ..,__. The question of whether mater- ing an anti-railway drive was am ill for Ttornic energy -and bombs bushed at Beit Safafa on the out- might besought bounced around skirts of Jerusalem The patrol bum the news conference. had been appearing daily at the a bit in the news conference. Byrd declared that any state' -— race same from Jerusalem yards. I Killed were two British "we s tables, .one Arab sergeant ant a few minutes aftei track inspection tout is'Tiot correct." (Uranium is a nu clear Mission material). (( But, the admiral added. we. giaoies, .onu .rviau acisi.-a will investigate all minerals, and three Arab police officers. uranium happens to be one of ' Another train attack near .Taff nany minerals." He previously left a j u . cman and an Arab solice iad said ho did not know or tne guard wounded and stranded the presence of uranium in Antarctica d j,y's first passenger train. In both jut commented that the continent a {i ac k s police said explosives is rich in various minerals. buried between crosslies were elec- The officially slaled objeclives 01 ^jegiiy delonalcd. thc area two years ago may still 1HJ U1»_H L»»W ^J^,"." --0'- - - - - - v lave personnel in Antarctica. The British base, however, is 1 500 miles from the probable headquarters xor 'the navy venture — at thc old location of the 1939 results of the previous expedition; (3 )Developing naval techniques for establishing and supporting bases under Polar conditions; (4) Amplifying scientific knowledge of thc area relative to ocean, geographic, geological, weather and other conditions. comuiiutuuu wi i^s.Y.-' «..v. — ---— ard, wasn't in there at the kickoff. And a coach doesn't start his sec- p lnl| - nc sum, "io ond .stringers unless he s pretty ( fa]1 jnto thc an;l ,. cr ,ic O r communis- sure of winning. Uc state into which other Euro- Coach-star Lewis had every right to be confident as he came up to the big game in Washington. He had already" won a couple of practice scrimmages, and there were indications that he hadn t shown all the plays with which he hoped to throw the opposition into <*> vertiginious Jjonl(l. ; T!\ First of all the United Mine Workers boss tackled Interior. Secretary "We arc dealing with a politica plot," he said, "to make Spain joan countries arc subsiding." Franco said Spain could not svon talk about commercial rela- ft! Ki ug .and I.. the Wst scni^rnage thu secretary had insisted Unit the Krug - Lewis contract of last May couldn t be reopened. John L. said it could, and stopped him dead. It should be said in defense of Secretary Krug, howftvcr, that he didn't 'have any f interference. Nobody else on the government team ' tried to block John L. out 'of the play. In the second practice session Coach - star Lewis easily penetrated the opposition's defense when the government agreed to make an annual $100 vacation payment to miners retroactive, even though they hadn't worked in the mines since the government took them •over. So it may be safely assumed that the UMW 'loader regarded the big game with about as much fear _ as Notre Dame would feel in facing Slippery Rock Teachers. If Mr. Lewis doesn't come out of the pres- cut conference with a new contract to his liking, he can give his coun- Lions with Russia so long as the latter "persists in methods she uses against those who c!o not bend to her will." He declared this was not the "most opportune moment" to hold a Spanish ejection in view of ''instigation to rebellion from abroad and tnto»t'nat!Qr4(tJ..iTiun6^vers '• and attacks against Spain." Relatives Can Claim Unused Leave Pay Forms to be used in applying for the unused leave pay of veterans who died since discharge from the service or of mentally disabled members of the armed forces are now available to survivors and guardians of such persons. These forms may be secured by thc claimant only upon direct application Two Homes of Non-Strikers Are Bombed Washington, Nov.' 13 —f/P)—Lead- ing coal operators conferred :.or 45 minutes today with Secretary of he Interior J. A. Krup, on cho cul- ook for a deal with John L. Lewis o avert a coal strike and return their mines to them, but there was 10 sign whether there was any progress. Thc bituminous operators smilingly nosed . for ..photographers as wag ln - pl . ogrcss . A loreign they left Krug's-office• f °" ow '"f thc ;| office source said thc government rnmnrkniilv bllGl SCS&lon, DUl J L- , _ , .-..4 «„*:«,-, n f i-rtonnciHorniP No Heed Paid to Warning From Albania By EDWARD V. ROBERTS London, • Nov. 13 -(UP)-Brit ish minesweepers were plying tn strails of Corfu along thc Albanian coast today despite a warning b Aioania that such action would b regarded as a deliberate Violatio of the country's sovereignty. The admiralty disclosed that the mincswceping operation off Al- A foreign height. •Today's attacks raised to 14 the Umber of blasts at railways in 'ihc jast month. : The Palestine Railway Adminis- ration announced suspension of all jassenger train service on thc Je- •usalem-Lydda and thc Lydda-Jafa line until further notice. A statement signed "Irgun Zvai Leumi," which said that Jewish underground organization took full responsibility for recent attacks on raUways, were pasted on numerous wails in Jerusalem last night. could not be reached 'weasels," trucks aiiL. that plowed into drifts, some of hem 10 to 18 feet high. Fair skies were forecast for today's rescue efforts by thc weather jure.-m which reported a foot-deep Dlanket of snow over most of the area lour days after snow stopped falling in the week-long blizzard which has claimed 15 lives. The Red Cross established headquarters at Colorado Springs to coordinate relief activities. A seven-plane reconnaisance mission from Colorado Springs discovered many families in need of lood and fuel in the Edison district 50 miles southeast of there. Sighting a distress signal-an x traced in the snow—William Hunt la _ nd .ed and was told by a rancher of the district's plight. Five C-47 army transport planes from Lowry Field flew hay to a herd of 10,000 cattle reported 'frozen in their tracks" in three icet of now in Lincoln county. Another argo plane dropped hay to starv- ig antelope in that county. A pri- M _ • -1 !.„ _ /TTn!4n*lt t-vl 1+ .a TM J1T1I Genera! Price Rise led by Big Soap Hike By United Proas The price of soap increased «s ' much as 50 per cent today to lead a long list of rising prices on ar- ' tides ranging from scrap Si.ee! to bonded whisky. Retail food prices were reported moving upward a cent or two at a, time in several large cities. Detroit and Wahinglpn, B. C., both ground" r-weaTcr s"ei bul from reported that parKing lot rates had • S h n ere x D ccra y nrm h oufcr S ' D1< * '"^ E5Tbun ft Bradstrcct wholesale windswept Plains soil conserva-) ing the preceding week and $4.15 tion agents reported depths of Jb inches south of La Junta and 70 out over thc storm-swept country on mercy missions. One "weasel"—a tracked army vehicle designed for snow travel —went 21 miles north ot Boonc io bring out two children of thc^ Dhu Wright family reported ill with in flucnza. hundreds of other strand cd families were contacted as xhe made a family-by-fam families where Lincoln county Agent John F. Jones said the snow "40 inches deep on the leve was f ' said cattle would* n 0 ot d "^ced ar \hre P c r t " i vcai ago. i The highest index, representing the total price per pound of 31 ato airline (United) put a piane I the disposal of the Red Cross J .- , the Pueblo rea, 64 army trucks seven "wea- els" and three bulldozers irom he Pueblo ordnance depot ianned remarkably brief session, but re fcrrcd questioners to the secretary. Krug sent word through a spokesman that he wouiti have nothing vo say about tho nature of his talks with thc operators. Thc same policy of silence has been pursued by thc government and Lewis since talks started on thc United Mine Workers' demand for a new contract and more pay from thc government as operator of thc seized pits.. A Krug-Lcwis meeting, with the UMW chief backed by hjs negotiating committee, at 1:30 p. m. (CST) was thc next move. Krug's spokesman said no further meeting with thc operators was scheduled at the moment. Meanwhile, thc 44-day shipping main only upon aireci application tie-up on Ihc west coast ncarcd set- to the branch of thc^Armcd Forces moment. Federal conciliators hoped - In an- Aneeles Nov 13 * Cleveland Negroes „ .Jtt meat markets in iicgiu district markets for two weeks, charging they were paying , one to 11 cents a pound more lor i— One poor grades of meat than markets ; were in other retail stores were charg- s first ing for better grades. "• ' including, S5£ percent «SSS hEM agreed to bo^U me^a™ in mu^highfir.wKt this -'•"•"• 'I K^™ district.markets for two equipment." After a few hours' light sprink manufacturers were hoping to keep prices as low as possible. International Harvester Co. an- i- A rinnrYho nieht the rain re- International Harvester uo. an- sume d d U "vifh t fSrc n e g today^nnTth e c|nounced a nine per.cent increase weather bureau ordered Continued on Vage 1'wo trymcn another coal strike Thanksgiving, with prospects for ot ^ in which the former member serv- cd. To initiate a survivor's claim, . would end by nightfall. In an other major labor dispute, two . oer , To initiate a survivor's claim, an separate demands were made :;or ligible person should write to tin government seizure of the strike••- ..... ' ^ ..... ^ r . n ,,,,< ;,-, n ,-,i.,i Wpstnrn 1 lltll'IVOtil v " '£.' "«*•• I""-, stalled transportation and cold furnaces for Christmas. Already Mr. Lewis has the best contract he ever negotiated. It was so full of new and expensive clauses that the operators took one look and then took thcri departure. The government had to come in, sign the contract at Mr. Lewis s terms, and agree to run thc mines in order to end the last strike. Now of course, Mr. Lewis wants more, lie's not interested in any cost of- living adjustment. He wants a five • day, 40 - hour week instead of the present six - day, 54- hour schedule, at the same money of course. If past history is an indication, uc'll get it. And if past history is to be trusted a bit further, he'll demand a new contract with more favorable concessions when and if propcr office (see below) requesting the "Survivors' Claim for Sottlc- monl of Unused Leave" form. Thc claimant should indicate that he or she is tho survivor ot a veteran who died since discharge and should also include thc name and r.ciial number of the deceased member. A person making a claim for a mentally disabled member should request thc "Claim for Settlement- Unused Leave— Mentally Disabled Member or Formor Mr-mber of Armed Forces of $' Armed Forces of liUVv-llUIH-tlv Jv-»*-w«»- •••- »•• — bound Transcontinental Western air line. In the soft coal dispute, thc government hoped to arrange an agreement between thc private mine owners and John L. Lewis Al'L United Mine Workers. The mines have been under government operation since they were sci/.ed \o end a strike last spring. LJlliUC oULll W v oatv*. mi- to" •—*-••••—---• •iad no intention of reconsidering its decision. The task of the sweepers was to "lear thc narrow channel between the island of Corfu and thc Greek- Albanian coast, where two British warships hit mines last month with heavy casualties and damage. Thc sweepers were working well within range of five-inch coastal batteries which fired upon two British ships last May. Their standard equipment included two guns manned by expert naval marksmen. They wore under orders to defend themselves if Sired upon. Thc admiralty said thc sweepers might be escorted by heavier warships. Thc decision on thai mallei was up Io Iho Mediterranean com mand, it said. The operation starlod ycsterdaj iflor tho British government noli iod Albania through the Britisl embassy in Yugoslavia, The Bril sh, like Iho United Stales, do no maintain diplomalic relations will he current Albanian regime. States." In his letter thc claimant should stale that he or she is the legal guardian or the person upon whom thc member is dependent for concerned n'e'resumes negotiations with the pi ivatc operators. Whether the mine operators will be able to keep on meeting Mr. Lewis' demands and still sta> in business is a Question. But there Js less question that Mr. Lewis, bj getting what he wants from the government, will start a whole new 'cycle of wage and other demands less production, more unemployment, more high prices, more inconvenience, more dissipated purchasing power. Thus John L. Lewis continues to bend thc United Slates government and the national economy 10 his will. It's no wonder that the recent Roper poll, considers him one of the most disliked labor lead- in thc country. But some m std crs in the country. But somehow it seems that a more active defense than that is needed against the power of his private dictatorship. chief support. Letters and claims with survivors and mentally disabled members unused leave pay should be directed to th'j following offices of the armed services: Army — For Survivors form Finance Officer. U. S. Annv Army Finance Center, O. C. F. •1300 Goodl'ellow Boulevard St. Louis ?-0, Missouri For Mentally Disabled Form Finance Office U. S. Army Washington 25, D. C. For cither thc "Survivors" or thc •Mentally Disabled" form: Navy — Thc Chief of Naviil Personnel Terminal Leave Sec. (Pci-s. 824) Navy Department "Washington 25, D. C. Coast Guard — Terminal Leave Unit U. S. Coast Guard Washington 25, D. C. Marine Corps — Thc Director of Personnel Terminal Leave Division Tho mine operators wore culled inlo a conference at Washington today by Secretary of Interior .J.A. FDLUsvoFWY Krug. It was believed that vhc tho United government was drawing up a set- trio umieci f [cmm{ propos .,i t , 0 submit to thc operators and to Lewis, who has threatened to nullify tho union s contract wilh thc government Fri day if a wage settlement is no Radio Station Report Heard by Kiwanians Local Kiwanians heard a firs' hand report of the Hope Broadcast ing Company's application for radio station'which was heard las Wc'ek in 1 Washington, D; C. Talbot Feilds, Jr., outlined testimony given by local citizens seeking the station which also is sought jy Magnolia and Ruston, Louisiana. Liue to the amount oi testi- nony given Mr. Feilds expressed sclief that a decision by the federal commission would not be forthcoming in less than six months. He was confident that Hope has an excellent chance to get the proposed station. Also on thc program was Miss Francis M. Volgcr, field representative of the American Red Cross, who is in Hempstead county assisting storm - stricken victims. She gave a detailed report of damage caused by the tornado and said several checks of $1000 already had been received and more is coming to aid needy persons in thc storm s New members of thc club include; Fcrrel Baker, Ira Halliburton and Russcl Lewallen. Guests were Corbin Foster, Dr. F D Henry, Lucille Carrigan and Jack Wells. • Plane With 11 Aboard Is Feared Lost Burbank, Calif., Nov. 13 —(UP) — A twin-engined Western Air Lines Transport with eight passengers and a crew of three aboard was overdue and reported missing today on a flight here from Las Vegas, Nev. Western Air Lines reported the plane was feared to -nave .crashed within three minutes flying time of the air terminal. Pilot Gerald Miller contacted the control tower at 3:37 -a. m., PST, reporting he was flying at 9000 feet and preparing for a landing. He was over Ncwhall, 40 miles distant at-3:24 a. m. PST and officials said his final report placed the plane only 18 to 20 miles away storm in thc price of tractors and farm, implements, based on "present higher wages and material costs." The company said it would not attempt "to anticipate .future Increases in these items." Many large manufacturers and wholesalers said they would try to hold the price line :cor thc present, but could not predict what would happen in the future. Spokesmen, ior tne soap industry said that despite the nigher prices there would be only slight improvement in the supply of soap, which has been scarce Jor /nany months. Washington Nov. 13 —(/P)—Lead- Increases were announced by ership woes among House Rcpubli- tnree of the nation's leading soap cans took a new turn today when ,a manufacturers. ' At _ ^incinnali, largo bloc of self-styled GOP "prog- Proctor and Gamble Co. and M. rcssives" signaled quietly for a Work .Co. • announced-that their si*. Leaders Trouble Hits Republicans By .WILLIAM F. AREOGAST wimu i^tiiuoaii's ««f«. -.* i --•"'*-"••.—. ,"" :—r.--j--- • -, ilishina their objective' without an .ounce boxes.-,.of, soap, chips and n'tra-party £igfitr^spoKesmen for powder which had been selling ior Other crew members aboard were co-pilot Ted Mathis and Stewardess Joan Fauntlcroy. Names of thc passengers were not released. A spokesman for Western Air- mcs said thc plane should have finded at 3:40 a. m. PST after oming down over the nearby Hollywood Hills. It carried enough j. IlU vri;e*niv.* •»-• «•—»-— storm warnings earlier today southeasterly winds of 50 and Personal Insecurity Feeling of Americans Would Shock Most European Nations New York, Nov. 13 —W»)—Ameri- years abroad, seems like a giant crippled by pygmy fears. Or, perhaps, like a schizophrenic ,!— ;.. - O f mice, brooding lion in a .iitiu wt .to..-**, ". ~ e, over which one may grow up and give him trouble. Tho national temper, bold, re- l + nv JICT nwiiu* vw»m**-» , — i ; the union's traditional pol "urcoful and .aggressive undergo roaalion ot the contract ,,„"' .„,„,.;„,. ',_,i ' „,<„,. <i, 0 f r i c . icy abrogation „» . would result in a strike. Despite tho government's move to elfect a settlement between thc private operators and the minors, the prospects wore not bright. They have ucon at odds during thc eight have deteriorated under thc frictions of victory and uneasy peace. There is lacking above all-balance thc long view and confident faith in the immediate future, a future bettor than thc people of —- -. •-;;.,,..;,in,, iany other country can even dream months of government operation.]' •> Under the law, the government ul cannot turn tho mines back to pn vale ownership until jis reached. At Hollywood, police a settlement Veterans Win All Races at Pine Bluff said the Hcadquartors,_U. S. Marino Corps SupVl'ics oVboth tho survivors and i In thc west coast shipping strike, thc mentally disabled arc extreme-i Federal Conciliator Nathan J . ly limiluU and lhc armed forces-Feinsingor announced settlcimnt rnaUina no distribution to the of tho dispute bcaweon the cio - • '•• Marino Engineers and '.he Pacific -' ' Association. Pino Bluff. Nov. 13 —i-'f— Mayor Emniett Sunders und City treasurer Grovcr Roberts wore unseated by 1'inc Bluff veterans in yes- U'rdaVs municipal election. The mayor elect is George oteed. who polled :J,507 votes, compared to the incumbent's 1.673. Roberts was beaten by Alfred :ihultz. Now G. 1. aldermen arc .Mriiu-y Good, Guy Goodman and Louis l''ay»c. 'ield in bulk. -o— 975 Head Livestock Sold at Auction Here Tuesday You get a feeling of widespread disillusion and personal insecurity, both largely unreasoned and baseless. Those arc tho more striking to one just back from other lands where America is still regarded by thc common people as Iho bca con light to a secure world. As one observer told mo in awit zcrland: "You people appear to have n< real idea of your power and pros tige at this moment. Nothing i impossible for the United State now." Ho was speaking less ut Amen ca's economic might than of th impact of its moral prestige in as> stiring permanent world order prestige created by thc force of it arms in war and enlarged sine by its huge gifts of food and cloth iiiy to distressed countries. Tlvri? is, however, a -real worry Amoricaii"si;inowncrs Association, abroad that the United Slates, bo- Tl' so on - t was olfoctod on ' set by inlorn.-,! .problems, will again He basis of u compromise on the retire into its .isolationist she ad union's dcm.nnd Jor union security. l lurciw further advontuob n :n- The agreement must bo ratified national polilcal and fdcal puu- bv both ' union un cl association antropy. . mcmbors ComniR home, one is amazed at Feinsinaer said c'll but a :'ow ob- the extent of the change :<n the bombing of two more 'ionics was connected with the strike oullod by the AFL conference of studio unions. One explosion shattered thc windows and splintered the front porch at thc home of Puul Byrd, Columbia Studios superintendent. Three homes were bombed yesterday. A 35.000 reward was otl'orcd for the arrest of those responsible for Iho bombing of a film technician's nome, imperiling the lives of his two sleeping children. gas to stay aloft until 7 a.m. PST). Thc Weather Bureau hoisted soiunuctsiui I.T »*»v*j "* •"• y Vi • « niles an hour whipped a tailing •a in that already had caused another airliner some trouble in land- ng. A 44-passcnger Western Transport nearly crashed at Los Angeles municipal airport last night after it was unable to land here because of the low ceiling. The plane clipped four feet off a power-line more -emphatic voice in councils. • While expressing hope plishi ------ If!ll'cl'j-'m. *j *»o-»-t TT— 5 the group told reporters they arc ready for a showdown caucus battle, should that become necessary. What they want particularly is more recognition on important committees and -more V9ice in determining part ylegislative policy. Thc may lay their grievances before thc Republican House Steering Commitee during meetings starting tomorrow. That is composed of 14 veteran House members headed by Rep. Joseph W. Martin, Jr., Massachusetts, slated to become speaker. Should the self-described "progressives" fail to inake any headway with the Steering Committee members, they plan to carry their case to tho party caucus. The Republican leadership al- •cady faces thc threat of a serious controversy over selection of a floor leader to replace Martin when ic .becomes speaker. Two candidates have announced for thc post — Reps. Jenkins of Ohio and Hal- cck of Indiana, with a third, Rep. Brown of Ohio, expected to announce soon. Tomorrow's Steering Committee meeting, besides deciding broad party ounce bars -\Vbul.d sell ,Jor nine cents, an increase of>thf-ee cents*',, ac com- Both companies announced that 21-^. ~m.<4 on 1 mtvmn..-.Vs^-i-i/M*** 'nf. o*-»u iv f»1iin?s nun "* * 23 cents would the consumer . from 12 to 14 cents more. At New York-, , Lever Bros. Co. ouldn't oven afford to smoke five ears ago. Housing, food and clothing short ges appear to have made every ody individually a bit more scl sh, put a brake on charitable im ulses. Thc philosophy of "I'll-get- line - lei - the - next - guy - worry- bout-himself" has gained many dherents. This is understandable mong combat veterans, less ]iisli- lablo on the part of others. This personal i'car that "there •nay not be enough for me" is re- lecled in many ways. Thc house- vile who for weeks can'l find a 'heap bar of soap Io buy loses omc of her sympathy for thc dirty-cared children of Europe. "I want my kids' cars clean irst," she thinks, and thereafter ier views on 'proposals :'or world unity are colored by worry over whether they are just camouflaged plots to grub her soap supply. So it is wilh steaks and shoes and nylon stockings and new motor curs and everything else lhc world is short of. The sum oi the individual selfishness can chrysl.-illize mto national desire to "keep what. «v'vu jjot — and lot thc rest of tho world work out its own problems." Another puzzling attitude to one freshly returned — an altitude most often met in barrooms, it is true Clll.'lJ^ u ium ji-'-v «** •• t —, -pole MS it attempted to land. Later, • ' undamaged at Long «.,uu.i.-. plane, a four-cngincd Pan-American Airways transport was forced away to Palm springs, air field, where 20 passengers were " * , ,, •_ i , •inrr.ittnfr it landed Beach. Anothei , matters of party policy, will set in motion thc machinery :ior formulating a Republican legislative program. Martin told a news conference yesterday that pcrsonaJly he favors (1) a 20 percent cut in income taxes on 1947 earnings, (2) close adherence to llic congressional reorganization plan approved last summer, and enactment marooned for six customs officers. hours awaiting Says Chiang's Truce Fails to Halt Reds By HAROLD K. MILKS Nanking, Nov. 13 -OT — ,Tho Chinese press today reported uony munist forces had continued \o attack government positions two days alter Chiang Kai-shek's order to his troops to cease lire became iafil ouiiiniwtj MIIU \ w / v,nm-v««««*--- of succession legislation designating thc speaker next in line for thc presidency after thc vice-president. Thc secretary of state now is next in line. But while House Republicans worried over their leadership problems, their Senate colleagues voiced greater hope for harmony. Influential party members told reporters privately that a concert ed effort is being made to v>tn ap - ' " line- proval of this "team-play" up for thc new Senate: Temporary president and siding officer — Senator Vandcnberg of Michigan. Majority leader — Senator Wai lace H. White, Jr., ot Maine. Assistant leader or whip — Son announced -.wholesale price boosts of about 50 per cent on all its soap products. Industry spokesmen saia tne costs of raw materials had risen about 125 per cent since decontrol. Scrap steel brokers said prices have been hiked $2.50 per ton, and the new price is being paid by. most of the big steel mills. Harvey Kaplan, prominent Chicago broker, said thc advance brought the- base price for No. 1 and No, 2 heavy melting scrap to $20.75 Xier gross ton at Chicago and to $22.00 at Pittsburgh. Despite the increase in scrap prices, thc Bethlehem Steel Co. announced at New York that it would try to hold present price levels! The company added, how : over, thai it would have to raise prices if wages arc increased either in the steel industry or by steel suppliers. E. G. Grace, Bethlehem board chairman, said tho policy of in- i creasing costs and prices would j lead to "unsoundness in our-..national economy." 'Hher mcUils, including copper, lead and zinc, were booslcd i-1-4 o 3-1-8 ccnls a pound vcslerday in he firsl trading session since removal of OPA controls. L. E. Osbornc, vice-president o£ Wcslinghousc Electric Corp., predicted "some very moderate increases" in thc price of certain electrical products. He added, how- over, thai Weslinyhouse "recognizes lhc need for keeping prices as low as possible." MeanwliUe, the commodity credit corporation marked up the price of wool an average of five cents per pound. Among cities vonoHinf* arprinBl increases in retail food prices were? Denver, San Francisco anu .uus Angeles. At Denver, major iood stores raised prices on 25 items yesterday and planned price boosts effective Monday noon. Thc official Central ator Kenneth S. Wherry of Nebraska. Taft holds tho key to thc whole situation. Long chairman of tho Steering Committee while his Darly as intend to — is that , should give Russia more muscle and less convorsa This war talk would shock thc average European right out oi his bis! i-o scat. There is considerable cynicism in Europe — govai nmcnt tional armies -Communist positions with doubled strength it thc Communists refuse to come to terms through political channels. Government sources wore reticent to discuss Communist charges lhat Gen. Hu Chung-nan's troops were closing in against lhc Communist region around Yonan, with that city — the- party's capital — News was in" the minority, the Ohioan had boon expected by many of his supporters to make an early bid hammer j for the more important post of re-1 majority loader. o MacArthur Confers With Leaders in the Philippines on about 70 more today. Los An- pro- gelcs reported that food prices Arthur!were edging upward daily a .'ew cents at a time. Bonded liquor Sold at from $8 to $10 per fifth, compared with a previous range of $6 to $7. San Francisco reported that bonded whisky doubled in price, one brand jumping from $4.25 to $9.80 per fifth. Most San Francisco restaurants had raised prices. Coffee wont from a nickel to a dime per cup. ham und eggs from 65 to 85 cents. While collar girls who used to spend 50 cents for lunch were bringing sandwiches to work rather than pay 80 to 35 cents, Exclusive women's shopa asked $500 for swank tailored ^uits. Tokyo. Nov. i— General Iho Neutral objective. MacArtliur conferred today with Button Livestock Commission re- stoc omm.ss.on re- its greatest tu novel , tlcmon SIUCIOS JluCl UL'U'H l L'u \\J\ wu -.ui nv v V i i J l .,.-. mi ilcmcnt of the CIO longshoremen's .Hope has been.rep aced.by an un- employes ! happy, doubting distrust, O-llJa UUlllVi O U**-«1 1 M<J J^.v**-.. v.-^-.r i - - i,ni don't enjoy the two-bit cigars they!matches — jet «,^ ,^i Tho two occupation hot spot command..._„ observers accepted thc | Lt . Gen. John R. Hodge of charges us well ioundcd. • -- "-• >---- Boiler Explosion Seriously Hurts Young Students , no stomach for another war. Most Americans would be great- Iv disillusioned if they expected MWI.IIV-, there was a growing , U v4.^ here that there tould be no ! further postponement of thc nation •al assembly '-- ' ir "^-- ™ • gardloss of Communists Baroda, Mich.. Nov. 13 — (H>) —A boiler explosion wrecked one room of a consolidated rural school here, >jc DI-OKC anew in Sooul Lo- '• today and state police on thc scene Hodge arrived here. Two isaid at least seven pupils were m- ' daJU '^c { or J two C mor^ children may be trapped in the debris accord. southern Korea and Maj. Gen. George F. Moore of the Philippines. Trouble broke dav as cc the Scou oft homo. The chief suffered burst eardrum and :?ace cuts. Ju- re- tho 11.1 VVUl lUii\. . Nobody thorc wants xo play with and tho Democratic League, who have refused xo participate pending a political truce, sales Irom $10,000 to $50,000. s -ing Jo rcpor Is sen by -police aadio A, to Cpl. L J. Dann dt the 270 avo n Unje the Philippines, recentlv named |ol the explosion but that most oj. Moore commwidcr there. ' ^cm escaped injury. .ru complajs U a gBP ufstGl b^havio? injchildron In ihe buic iling at ol the exlosion but that

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