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t ' ."> Po<je Six 'HOPE STAR, HO PI/ ARKANSAS Wednesday, November 20,1946 Battle in British House of Commons Could Come to Dangerous Conclusions , ' The battle in the British House civCornmbns between left-wing Socialists and the Labor (Socialist) government over foreign pojicy developed highly interesting -<t,n6ugh. in some respects, dangewlts* conclusions, : »l< *, The debate resolved about the rebel motion that the government's foreign policy steer a middle course between the United States and .Russia this was based on the premise that the Soviet Union and the United States were now, the "complete" not exclusive) "Anglo- war. and that Britain wiafi Abound to become involved in it by hewing to the American line. R.H.S. Grossman, leader of the revolt, charged that the formation of "a complete and exclusive Ju\- glo-American tie-up — asT.itfgeil,.Oy Winston Churchill in this Fulton, Missouri, speech early this year— had been followed by a steady split , o^, the world into American and Russian blocs .He added: "Go to Paris or any other capital and you will find there is no . doubt whatsoever that in the course of the last 18 months Great Britain has lined up on the American side in this struggle." ' Well, (though American tie-up" was made in the first world conflict, and it has con- 1 tinued ever since. Also we must remember that the end of the recent war found the Russian bloc already firmly established. It was not a postwar development and ' it's safe to say it would have materialized irrespective of Anglo- American'relations. It is true that the* ,wholly ' different ideological viewpoints, between the East and the]West have resulted in a widening of the division. By the same token it is equally true that Brit', ain couldn't lessen the danger of - 'difficulties with Russia merely by ' steering clear of American policies. ' Prime Minister Attlee in replying , ' to the left-wingers said: 1 . "I think this motion is misconceived, is mistimed and based on * a misconception of the facts. This government does not believe in the formation of groups or opposing groups of the East, West or center. We stand for the United Nations. We perhaps are more accustomed to compromise than some of those with whom we have to deal, but compromise is the basis of a peaceful civilization." Answering the "rebel" demand that he repudiate 'Churchill's Fulton speech, Attlee gave this middle-of-the-road reply: "We : are not seeking an exclusive Anglo-American alliance." Whether the left-wingers- were satisfied, the fact remains that the government's foreign policey received a unanimous "vote'of c'onfi~ President (Keeps Tab on Coal Situation By MERRIMAN SMITH Key West, Fla., Nov. 19 —(UP) -r. President Truman kept his vacation schedule flexible today, alert for any development in the coal situation that might require his return to the White House. By telephone and special courier plane, Mr. Truman personally was guiding the administration's fight in the courts to prevent a coal shutdown tomorrow midnight. He talked by telephone late yesterday with Secretary of the Interior J. A. Krug and Altorney General Tom Clark and was expected to do so again today. The presidenl intended to continue his vacalion in this tropical retreat until Salurday as planned. While House Press. Secretary Charles G. Ross said Mr. Truman was in as close louch wilh coal development as if he were al Ihe While House and lhat Ihus far "nolhing has occurred to require his return to Washington." "However," Ross added, "if anything developed which would necessitate his. presence in the White House, he would leave here in a moment." Ross said that to his knovyledge there had been no discussion of posling federal troops at the mines Thursday morning. Tomorrow, the presidential party will be joined by Reconversion Direclor John R. Sleelman and Judge John C. Collet Ross said Clark called the presi dent yesterday as soon as the court injunction againsl Lewis had been granted. Later there was a call trom Krug, who had been handling government negotialions in the coal case. The decisions to seek the injunction was reached at a While House conference with Krug and Clark early Sunday morning before the president left ior Florida. Mr. Truman planned to get in two swims today, one in the salt water pool of the officers club of the Navy Submarine base where he is staying, and another on the beach of the Officers Club at the Army's Adjacent Fort Taylor. The president swam twice yesterday, sporting bright .. green trunks. , The temperature was in Oh, OhT,. ... It's Time to.,, . SCRA-A-AM! CIO Action Hasn't Solved Problem T. Gobbler, Esq., can take a hint as wall as the next guy-when it', it's presented with an axe. dence. Mr. Attlee will find plenty of E eople in America who agree with is dislike of blocs. Still he presumably wouldn't deny that, as world affairs now stand, blocs are necessary evils. Furthermore the present division (if there must be one) is on logical lines — ideological and racial. It's natural for the Slavic states to cling together, and the, same is true of much of the western group, especially the English speaking peoples. And, of course, totalitarian communism and western, democracy are as oil and water to each other. Paradoxically enough, it is possible that the "bloc" system may work out all right in the end. To make the United Nations organization function properly there must the high seventies, the sun bright, and when the day ended his skin •was pink."" - * " •• • Mr. Truman hoped to get in some deep-sea fishing about midweek when weather conditions were ex- nected to improve. He also has been invited to take a submarine ride but hasn't accepted so far . be world unify. That unity come by degrees. We have will disunity now between two great blocs, but while that is disconcerting we mustn't overlook that there is a very considerable degree of unity Within each of those blocs. '" The trick therefore is to solve the differences between the two blocs. And, as the stage magician says, it's a good trick if we do it, p"rt it's still a good trick_ if WR don't. .,-: JB>i NO DOG'S LIFE .Chicago, Nov. 19 — (IP) — A mongrel dog who probably got tired of leading a life of a guinea pig, took a runout powder at the University of Chicago laboratories. 'The dog, identified as "96," was playing a key role in a series of nutrition experiments carried over Postoffice Sees Mountains of Christmas Mail Washington. Nov. 19.-- (UP) — The posl office department today predicted "mountains of mail" for the Chrislmas season and called for public coopcralion to insure timely deliveries. The department suggested that all local packages and letters be mailed not later than Dec. 15. Parcels destined for distant places should be mailed by Dec. 1. To help get the mail delivered on time, the department urged the following precautions: 1. Wrap parcels carefully and register or insure valuables. 2. Address packages completely and put your own address in the upper left-hand corner. 3. If you think some of your Eriends may have moved, send their cards by first-class mail to insure delivery. 4. Use air mail for distant points. Racing Returns to Tokyo By JAMES MARLOW Atlantic City, N. J., Nov. 10 — (/P)— The CIO has kept Its unity by acting on its Communist problem. But it hasn't solved the problem at all. For months CIO unions, some of Iheni, have been boiling with fights over efforts by Communist union members to win control or gel key posts. These Communist efforts — some real, some cooked up by CMI- cmics of the CIO — had been widely and publicly denounced. There was talk before the convention opened that a ftghl over communism on the convention floor mighl splil the CIO wide open. Such a splil, now when Ihc CIO is gelling ready for what may be a bitter wage struggle in 1947, might be latal. But there was no split, and no fight. The delegates yesterday approved a resolution opposing communism "interference" in the CIO. (The vole was unanimous, al- >hough, since there were Commu- nisls among the delegates, this neant Communists voled against Communist "interference.") And that's as iar as the CIO went. The CIO is simply an organization of 40 unions. The vote meant only: The national CIO is' against Communist "interference." But if any one of these 40 unions have Communist trouble, llicy'll have lo selllc il themselves. So nothing is solved. But the CIO as an orcanixaio. by avoiding a convention fight will be able to present a united front to employers in any 1947 wage bal- llc. Ben Gold, president of the CIO Fur and Leather Workers, was one of Hie convention delegates. He's an avowed Communist, a member of the Communist party executive committee. Asked how he could bring himself to vote lor a resolution against "interference" by Communists in CIO affairs, Gold said: "To maintain the unity of Ihe CIO and resist the attacks of the employers and the reactionary Re publican machine. If the employers thought the CIO was going to engage in a purge of witch-hunting, they musl be disappoinlcd." (Lasl spring CIO Prcsidcnl Philip Murray said the CIO would not Ink cpnrt in n wllch-hunt.) But this statement by gold follows almost work for word the ctficlal line of the Communist pnrly as slated in ils newspaper, The Daily Worker, lasl July: "Everything must be done lo reinforce and cement the unity and strcnglh of Ihe CIO." This was how it happened: Last week, realizing that something would have lo be done about •all the lalk of Communism in Ihe CIO, Murry set. up a special com- millee of six CIO union prcsidcnls. The commillco's job was lo Iry lo agree on some kind of recommendation — or resolution — upon which the convention would agree. Three members of the commiltec were anti-communists. Three, including Gold, were so-called left- wingers. They drew up the resolution which avoided a flghl in Ihc convention. Murry.slavccl off any agru- menl aboul Ihc resolution when he presented it." He indicated ho wanted a quick vote—and no talk —by telling the delegates he expected a "unanimous rising vole." This he gol, and no lalk. Bill lasl week Ihe CIO exccullve board — a 51 man board of lop CIO people— did something far more effective for curbing communism — if the CIO wants lo use U—than yesterday's resolution. Wife: "Let me sec thai Idler you jusl opened. I can sec from Ihc handwriting il is from a woman and you turned pale when you read it" Husband: "Okay, you can have it. It's a bill from your milliner." Baptists Vote to Move Central to Little Rock Toxarkana, Nov. 20 (/T)—A proposal to move Central college for girls nt Conwny to Little Rock wns approved by the Baptist Slale Convention shortly before last midnight following nearly four hours of debate. The vote was 100 to 123. The proposal calls for establishment of "a coeducational junior college intho capital city with the transfer effective in the fall of 19-17. More than 700 persons intended the initial Session )icrc>ycslcrduy. ~ ' *-Q_l.-i-iii*].._r.-' I — . -, SAW STARS-AND MORE Greensboro, N. C., .Nov. 20 —(/I') — The wife of Charles H. Doggett. struck him lightly in the eye during a Greensboro insurance official, a friendly frolic — and now he can see much better. Doctors told him that the lick dislodged A cataract from which ho had suffered for five yours, and caused It to drop into the corner of his eye. Doggett docsnl advise the treatment, however, for ,he says "It might not work out so well next time." Patient: "I'm in love with you, I don't want to get well." Nurse: 'You won't. The doctor saw you kissing me —he's in love with me loo." Company, Franchised Bottler: Pepsi- Long Island City, N. Tf, Cola Bottling Co, Of Tcxarkana ,—: ,i, f i f »»«i»i»ii»i»«ijuii»iLi«igimm» -am. • »> W jrf- , s J » ' , Jf ? «« §Sme'30,000 >;radhg enthusiasts paid m,ore,4han 7,570,000 yen for pari-muluel tickets when the was4;ev.ived at the Fuchu horse racing stadium in Tokyo, for the first time since if was. banned • in the falljji 1943. Horses arc shown parading in open air paddock behind the 'grandstand sport tftcre ' MurrayFeels Out Wage Issue By CHARLES H. HERROLD Atlantic City, N. J., Nov. 19 (UP)— CIO President Philip Mur- Bids to Build Pipeline Are Rejected Washington, Nov. 19 — (/P) — Wai- Assets Administrator Robert M. Lilllcjohn sai'd today he has rejected all l(i bids to purchase the big inch and little inch pipe lines. Latest Dope on U.S, Army Enlistments iHere is the' lalosl dope for men . seberal generations to i; the best food for dogs. determine He sneaked out of the laborato- 'ries when a door was left open. tf% RELIEVE SORE THROAT -, due to a cold... let a little time-tested VapoRub melt *6*f+^& in your mouth \M f f^ f\ 9 ... works fine 1 W VAPORUB GET THE POINTS? Springfield, 111., Nov. 19 —UP)— City engineer Louis Lush believes he has hit upon a scheme that will improve the work of his draftsmen. Lush said thai the men were turning out "fuzzy" drawings because they neglected to keep their pencils sharpened. He bought a new pencil sharpener and surrounded its office riiche with a collection of pin-up pictures. "Now," said Lush, "the drnfts- mcn's pencils are sharp as needles." ray said today thai lion's anti-Communist cleared the deck for ms convcn- doclaration planning a unilcd and all-out drive for higher wages to raise ing power. workers' purchas- He told a reporter that the CIO's eighlh convention will map a comprehensive wage policy. II is cx- pecled lo sel some standards for the specific demands of the CIO's "big three" unions in the steel, auto and eleclrical manufacluring induslries. Murray, who also is president of the United Slcel Workers, conferred lasl nighl on coordinaled plans for Ihe forthcoming wage drive with Presidents Walter P. Reuther, Unilea Aulo Workers, and Albert Fitzgerald, United Electrical Workers. One of them said they plan to work closely together as their wage drives develop because the three industries are so closely interrelated in materials used .labor techniques and wage patterns. The nature and militancy of their demands may determine He told the special house com- i on ]ir Stin f uin _ ll ] e ,.Regular Army, mittee investigating surplus *" '"' pcrty dispos.il thai none of BASKET BALL Wednesday Night Nov. 20th - 8 O'Clock TEXACO ALL STARS vs. Lewisville's Garland Prides HIGH SCHOOL GYM EMMET, ARK. whelher 2,000,000 workers be called out on strike in anolher win- ler of nalionwide industrial turmoil. Union leaders in the meat packing and rubber industries said thai Iheir wage disputes are moving into Ihe crucial slage. Ralph Helslein, president of the United Packing House Workers, will leave tomorrow to resume ne- golialions with the big meat packing companies in Chicago on Thursday. He already has given local unions a strike alert. The CIO wage policy is expected to deal with corporate profits, which Murray yesterday described as "staggering;" the workers' loss of take-home pay through rising living costs and a reduced work week; and the guaranteed wage which Murray called a umdament- al CIO aim. The lasl clanger of a disruptive convenlion battle against ridding the CIO of Communist taint disappeared lale yesterday. The 600 dele- gales approved a dcclaralion of policy thai they resent and rejeel interference by the Communist and olher parlies in CIO affairs. Howard McKenzie and Joseph Slack, vice-presidents of the National Maritime Union, were the only delegates to vote against the statement but they later changed their votes and Murray announced unanimous adoption of the statement. Right wing union leaders said tha.t they had obtained a powerful weapon lo minimize friction wilh Communists wilhin their ranks. One union president said that heretofore efforls in this direction were opposed by left wing slcmcnts as pro- .. Ihe bids submilled by gas and oil companies approached Ihe $13,700,000 value which war assets appraisers have placed on Ihe Iwo war - build pipe lines from Texas to the Easl coasl. "I do nol feel that any of them assure to the government a fair return," Litllejohn said. "I have therefore rejected all bids, x x x "I Ihink the government should get somewhere within shooting range of this $113,700,000." Litllejohn said the companies and syndicates interested in purchasing the pipelines will be invited to sub- mil informal new bids wilhin a few days. Newspaper Says Army V/iil Play in Rase Bowl Allanta, Nov. 19 — Iff')— The At- lanla Journal, in a slory bv Sporls Editor Ed Danforlh, said today lhal the Army will play as Ihe Eastern" tea min the Rose Bowl New Year's Day. Danforlh's story said "Ihis was a lip from a press source as rcp- rescnlalives of the Pacific Coasl Men who recnlisl for 3 years with- n 20 days after discharge. 1. Rclain Rank. 2. Receive reenlislmcnl bonus $50 per year served. 3. Receive 30 days advanced leave with pay. 4. Receive leave travel pay allowance of 5 cents per mile. Men who recnlist for 3 years wilh- in 90 days aflor discharge. 1; Receive reeniislmeni bonus $50 per year served. 2. Reenlistmcnl leave of 30 days advanced with pay. 3. May enlist under 12-10 I'or rank or portion thereof. Men who 'reeoHst after 00 days from discharge. for Conference and Ihe Big Nine wenl i . "• • A " oppor into a day-long session in Berkc- Army Schools. IP,, " (. iifducatio] 1. May enlist under 12-10 rank or a portion thereof. May be able to retain full rank for men honorably discharged since 12 May 1945. Contacl Ihc rccruiling Sergeant with discharge and your form 100. Advantages of A Three year Enlistment. 1. 30 days leave advanced (if enlisted within 00 days). 2. Plus any accrued leave not to exceed 90 days. 3. Travel allowance paid only on 3 year eiilistmcnls. 4. Mny choose Alaska or Pacific Theater. 5. May choose branch of service. 6. An opportunily lo attend Cope. 1016, E The more new tires you see... THE MORE KM TIB STAND OUT! was multiple-edged because it also against industrialists, the American federation of labor and John L. Lewis, president of the United Mine Workers (AFL) and first CIO president, who have used the charge of communism againsl the CIO in wage drives, organizing and political aelion. A. F. Whitney, presidenl of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen (Ind>, said in a speech prepared for the convention that the issue of communism is one of the big issues raised by induslrialisls and reactionary forces to retard Ihe growlh of organized labor. He urged Ihe CIO nol to be divided by the issue but to concentrate all its unity on militanl wage action. Whitney again citlacked Presidenl "red-bailinjJ policy. and contrary to CIO 11 ir enables the CIO to iighl back Truman personally for his proposed draft of strikers to end Ihe railroad slrike lasl May and urged more intensive polilieal aelion by Ihe CIO and all labor. GLASS CRASH Arkansas Cily, Kas., Nov. 19 — (/Pi— Marshall Stone installed an all-glass front in his clothing store, and when the job was completed it looked ju:.;l like Ihere was no front there at Slum- had only Educational benefils under GI Bill of Righls for men who enlist before/official Icnninalion of the war and remain in service 90 days or more. 8. Family allowances continue for dependents of men reenlisling unlil 6 months after official termination of the war. 9. May enlist in any one of the following branches of service. 1. Adjutanl General's Department 2, ; Airborne, 3. Armored force, 41 Cavalry, mechanized, 5. Chemical Corps, 6. Coast Artillery Corps, 7. orps of Engineers, 8. Counterintelligence Ciprps, 9. Field Artillery 10. Finance Department 11. Infantry, 12. MedieaJ Corps, 13. Ordnance Department, 14. llth Airborne Div. in Pacific Theater. ($50 more pay), 15. 82nd Airborne Div. In US ($50 more pay). 16. Isl Cavalry Division in Ihe Pacific Theater, \1. 6lh Infantry Division in Pacific Theater. 18. 7th Infantry Division jn Pacific Theater. ?.0. 25th Infantry Division in Pacific Theater. walk Ihrough it. The merchant can't explain it, but he did just what he hoped his customers wouldn't do. His glasses were knocked off, but otherwise he and Ihe glass fronl were unscalch- Bohind today's ATLAS Tire is a record of over 26 million ATLAS Tires sold the past 16 years. Behind this tire, also, stands the quality reputation of Esso Marketers. Into this tire have been put the best materials, skills and methods of design known to modern tire making. 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"IT'S THE TIRE THAT MAKES GOOD ON THE ROAD I" The Sign of "Happy Motoring" STANDARD OIL COMPANY OF NEW JERSEY some cublom.br might altempl lo Oi the 700 men students at Swarth uiie worry -— lhal; more college; 475 ui'u relurned scr- Willis 1 Esso Station & Tire Shop Phone 706 G. J. Willis Third & Hazel Sts. Hope, Ark. TARPLEY'S ESSO SERVICE Conveniently Located Third and Laurel Stt. Hope* Ark. Reliable Service • Reasonable Price* Telephone 777 Taylors Esso Service Station Perry Taylor Telephone 187 Third & Hervey Stf. Hope, Ark. If It's Happy Motoring You Want, See Uf- C Our Doily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex. H. Washburn Youth Gives Punch to South's New Farm Economy There were some very young sncn indeed al lasl night's banquet of the Chain Slore Council. And Iwo of Ihe youngsters made speeches. II was a steak dinner given by the council lo Ihc 4-H club boys who won blue or red ribbons al Ihe Third Dislrict Stock Show here last month. Boys who won blue ribbons (for raising choice calves) brought their dads wilh them last nighl, but the red-ribbon winners (for raising good calves) came alone— on the theory tha.1 working harder another season would earn a tickel for Iheir fathers, too, All this was carried off vyilh good humor, after caling particularly fine steaks thai were carved oul of Ihe bcsl 4-H club calf al Ihis year's show. Bul behind il was an earnestness lhal bodes well for Ihc future of the new agricultural South. Adults arc never more serious than when discussing weighty mailers before growing boys. Time is running oul on Ihis generation, and whatever value there is in this generation's ideas will be determined in actual tesling by boys such as Ihosc who allended lasl night's dinner. The men present last night knew this for a certainly. They knew lhal collon is dwindling in Importance for the South, thai livestock is one of Ihc key replacements for collon—and lhat successful livestock means successful pasture and jjrain crops. All of which visualizes a radically new agriculture in place of the old-lime collon-and-corn economy. The youngsters knew Ihe score lasl nighl. They've come a long way I'or men of lender years—and every man presenl fell lhcy'11 go whatever distance is required in the years lo come. Hope Star WEATHER FORECAST Arkansas — Considerable cloudiness this afternoon tonight and Friday. Scattered showeres over west and north 'portion tonight and" over east and south portions Friday. Colder Friday and in west portion tonight. 48TH YEAR: VOL. 48—NO. 34 Star of HOM. 1899: Press. 1927. Consolidated January IB. Iv/y. HOPE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1946 _ Associated Hrp»i . A , 'NEA)—Means' NewsDooer Entamrlte Aii'n. PRICE 5c COPY They Eat 4-H Club Steaks -and Cheer BY JAMES THRASHER Chartered Bigotry The police of Atlanta, Ga., did an alert and commendable job in stopping an organization called the Columbians at a moment when its members seemed about to start a Grade A race riot. Four of the members have been arrested on a charge of inciting to riot, which is about as far as Allanla can go now. For Die Columbians, hayine presented a statement of their objectives, were granted a charter by a slate courl lasl August. Until that charter is revoked, it appears that the group has a right to hold meetings and continue its planning. It is unlikely that its impulsive ringleaders will make the mistake of hot - headed daylight activity again — al least in' Atlanta. trho-.-'Cplumbianwr; didn't- The boy who grew Ihc grand champion 4 - 11 club calf of Ihc 1040 Soulhwcsl Arkansas Slock Show is quite a lad. L. C. Babcr, four - slale manager of Ihe Chain Slore Council, which asl nighl sponsored a steak supper :il Hotel Barlow for 4-H club win~how officials and olhers, said: J "The steaks you are eallng lo- night arc from the grand champion calf of the 1940 Stock Show here. The boy who grew the calf is Ned Ray Purllc of Arkadelphia —here tonight with his dad. 'Ned Ray is quite a boy. He won first place at the Third Districl Show here and got 35 cents a pound Tor his animal. Bul that's not all. He showed another calf at Arkadelphia, again won firsl place, and again gol 35 ccnls a pound. And that's not all, cither. He showed a third calf at Litllc Hock, copped second prize and again gol 35 cenls a pound. I'll lol Ned Ray loll you aboul it. He thinks rather well on his feet." Ned Ray, jusl aboul the smallest boy there, got up, shifted a bit— and then made it short and sweet: "It takes about $125 lo feed a calf," said he, "you know — corn and oals and bran — and you don'l wanl lo lose. Oh, well maybe you win somelimcs and maybe you lose. But me—lake il all around, I won $357 on Ihe deal." And Ned Ray sal down, gelling a big hand from Ihe banquet audience, which by Ihis lime was long on steak and short on breath. Dwlghl Adcock, prize winner from Palmos, had jusl as good a slory. Said Dwighl: "Lasl year I caughl a calf in the calf scramble al the Slock Show here. I 1 raised Ihc calf and brought il back lo Ihis year's Show anci copped $243.44." More cheers from Ihe audience—Ihe steak was sel- lling comfortably. Lasl night's affair was dedicatee lo 4 - 'H club boys who won blue ribbons al the Stock Show choice calves, and who were invited to at tend Ihe banquel wilh Iheir fahers; and 4- H club boys who won rec ribbons for good calves, and who altended the dinner alone—the idea being lhat another year they woulc work hard enough to earn a licke for dad, loo. District Extension Service Agent J. O. Fullerton paid tribute to 4-H club ,boys everywhere. 5,000 Arkansas, Oklahoma Miners Join Strikers Fort Smith, Nov. 21 —(UP)—A total of 5,000 miners in 200 Arkansas and Oklahoma mines have followed John L. Lewis 'silent order to walk off their jobs. Non-union workers in three or four mines near Tulsa, Okla., remained on their jobs this morning. i'. R. Stewart, commissioner of the Arkansas-Oklahoma coal oper- said down that all last mid- . their charier through deception or falsehood. Their application stated it was among the organization's purposes "to encourage our people to think in terms of race, nation and faith" white and 'to build a progressive community." The Geor- alors association, mines were shul nighl. Meanshile, in Lillle Rock, Purifoy Gill, director of the Employment Sccurily Division of the Slate Labor Department, announced thai miners who leave heir work on slrike were nol eligible for unemployment benefits. Gill said, however, lhal any Irikcr may file a claim and H will )e processed and given considera- 1011 on an individual basis. o Entire Soft Coal Industry Shut Down Pittsburgh, Nov. 21 —{/P)—A gen- :ral walkout by the United Mine Workers shul down the nation's soft coal industry today. The 400,000 United Mine Workers in the bituminous fields predicated their walkoul upon whal John L. Lewis regarded as a termination of the union's contract with the government Tradilionally ihe miners do not work without a contract The walkouts spread inlo the anthracite field of Pennsylvania, with 7,500 employes of eighl largo mines quitting work. The hare coal industry employes 80,000 miners, who arc under a contract separate from the bituminous one The silualion in Ihe i'ields was generally calm. Miners simply failed lo show up al the pits. The Slars and Slripes - symbo of government management of the mines still waved over mine pro perties deserted by grimy - :~accc coal diggers who chose nol lo hcec Ihe governments plea that they remain at work. The slate-by-slale piclurc: Wesl Virginia—all 102,000 miner: walked off jobs al 605 commercia pits in the nation's state. leading coa ,-, teKS d by ^ia courts must know the canno- lalion of 'race" and 'while" well enough by now lo know lhal Iheir blessing was being given by a Klan- nlsh oulfil when Ihe Columbians were chartered. A more specific lisl of Ihc Col umbians' aims has Ihoughlfully been supplied, since his arrest and release on bail, by Homer Looms, Jr. the group's secretary and a transplanted New Yorker. "The Columbians expect to spread through the city of Atlanta," he told a New York Times reporter. "We want political control, and as our power increases here we plan lo expand Ihrough Georgia, then the South, then Ihe nation." A United Press correspondent who interviewed Loomis said lhal Ihc lallcr proclaimed his objeclives Joe Black, as follows: To conlrol Ihc United mmiager. Slates by making he Columbians polilieally dominant in all 48 stales; lo make Hie United Slates inlo an "American nalionalisl slate," lo make he Uniled Sales inlo an "American nalionalisl slate," lo do- port all Negroes to Africa; lo make 11 would be a mislake simply lo dismiss such lalk as crack - pot ravings. Hiller was a crack - pot, too, who started with a handful of crack - pot followers. The Klan had a similar beginning. But both Nazism and Ihc Klan increased Irc- mendously in an almospherc of corn placcncy and disbelief. Organized bigolry, whatever il chooses lo call ilself, can count on similar success under similar conditions. It would also be a mislake lo think that Ihes3 bigols are less dangerous than Communisls because Ihey are more slupid. However bungling Iheir efforts, Ihey slill have power lo endanger Ihe lives of A- mcrican cilizens, slrenglhcn Ihe hand of Ihe Communisls, and dis credit this country before Ihe world. Responsible Georgians already bear Ihe shame of a brulal lynch ing which remain unsolved because of Iheir less responsible neighbors conspiracy of silence. Surely Ihosc who cherish Iheir slate's good name wLB insisl lhal Ihis organization of mbians be disbanded. But that, of course, will not kil Die spirit of Hitlersim and Klanism The bigols will proclaim Iheir "A mcricanism" and, invoking Ihe con slilulional freedoms of soeech anc assembly, conlinue lo plol Ihe slif ling of freedom and Ihe spread o error. Disbanded Ihey will reorgan ize and grow, nol only in Georgk bul wherever racial tension exisls o Green Resignation Is Accepted by Governor Laney Lillle Rock. Nov. 21 — (fP>— Governor Laney has accented the resignation of Chairman T. R. Green, Pine Bluff, from the Arkansas Bovs' induslrial school board. Green announced his resignalion in a letter to Ihe governor yesler- ly farm'agent, was praised by Mr. Baber for the showing of Ihe boys in Ihis dislrict, Mr. Adams in response said: "We figure the best way to market our feed crops is through good livestock. City businessmen appreciate thai facl loo—and Iherefore Ihe cily folks arc also backing Ihe program for belter paslures, so livestock may become slill belter." Olher speakers were: Mr. Finn and Mr. Williams of Ihe A & P gro- ery company; Slale Scnalor- elecl C. Crow, and R. W. McCracken uperinlendcnt of Blcvins schools. Royce Smith, manager of Ihc lo- al A & P store was loaslmaslcr. Allending Ihe banquel vycrc: Mr. Babcr, of Ihe Chain Slore Council, Lillle Rock; Mr. Finn and VIr. Calhoun, A & P men from Tex- rkana; Mr. Smilh, A & P man- iger for Hope; Mr. Williams, A & local market man; A. E. Stonc- quisl, J. C. Penney company man- nger Lyman Armstrong, manager, ind Claude Byrd, of Scoll slore; Pennsylvania — all 100,000 sof coal miners in western Pennsy] state's 50,001 idle, ; closin Morgan & Lindsey T. A. Cornelius, Hempsleacl coun- y Farm Bureau; County Judge Tred Luck, president of the Dis- ,ricl Slock Show association; W. A. Vludgetl, secretary of the Districl lock Show associalion, Harry Haw- horne, of Ihc Show auction com- nillel; C. A. Armilage, Secretary- nanager of Hope Chamber of Commerce Clifford Franks, Kiwanis club manager; Dr. F. C. Crow, ilatc senalor - elect; Mayor Albert Graves; Oliver L. Adams, Hempstead county farm agent; J. 0. Fullerton, dislricl farm agent Stale Exlension Service; Norman Moore, poultry leader of Slock Show. Ned Ray Purtle and his dad, Arkadelphia; Johnnie Brannan and his dad, A. D. Brannan, Hope, Buddy Wilson and his dad, Joe Wilson, Jr., Columbus; Criss Pclre Hope; Billy Gene Allen, Hope; Howard Button, Blcvins; and Hershcll Sewall. Sweet Home. Earl Clifton, Claude Tillcry and Alex H. Washburn, Hope; and R.W. McCracken, Blevins. vania idle. Kenlucky—all Ihe UMW miners were ,?GO large ..mines., 1,000 progressive : mme~ worker were still on Ihc job in four largi mines and about 5,000 independenl were working 1,250 small true mines. IlliiTois — all mines employin UMW members closed, idling 20 000 aboul 850 progressive min workers also did nol report t'o work. However, oilier progressiv mines operated. The progressive have aboul 18,000 members in th state. Alabama—UMW mines in th southern steel stale were down 10 percent idling 20,000. Some 2,00 men kepi working al non - unio operalions. Maryland—100 percent walkoul in western Maryland's two coal-producing counlics, normally enr.ploy- •ing 2,500. Olher slates reporting complete walkouts, included Ohio, 20,000 miners: Virginia, 10,000; and Indiana, 8,000. The nation-wide shutdown of soft coal choked off the flow ofvilal lucl to industries and homes. Government notices asking miners to slay on Ihe job slill clung lo mine bulleling boards. These said Ihe contract was still in effect for the duration of government possession of the mines. Night shift workers signalled the starl of the walkout last nighl by failing lo report for work or by arranging to end their shifl before Ihc midnight cieiidling. The walkoul of 1940 is Ihc eighth to hit Ihe sott coal fields since 1941. The walkoul gol underway wilh some miners grim, olhers in good spirits as they left the pits in Pennsylvania for what many believed Sugar Ration Boost by Early Spring Predicted Washington, Nov. 21 —(UP-) — Reliable government sources said today Ihe basic sugar ralion for onsurners will be boosled by one lird early nexl spring, probably Al Ihc same lime, they said, in- uslrial users such as soft drink nd food manufacturers will get a omparablc increase by having icir allocations hiked from 00 to 0 per ccht of their 1940-41 base pe- iod. These sources said an anticipat- d improvement in Cuban sugar hipmenls will make Ihc increase ossiblc. Bul they said Ihere is no trospccl sugar rationing can be bandoncd completely before Ihe pring of 1948. On Ihe new basis, consumers vould gel a basic ralion of 20 ounds of sugar a year instead of he present 15 pounds. In addition, ach ralion book holder now is cn- illed lo 10 pounds of canning sug- \r Ihis year. This presumably will conlinue. Industrial sugar users now get :8 pounds a year per person. Their ncrease would bring them up to about 50 pounds. Both increases combined would increase total sugar supplies per person to 86 pounds a year instead of the present 73 :ounds. . . Thtfse sources said however, that >n the basis of presenl Agricullure Department estimates, the Uniled States still will have about 350,000 tons of sugar loss than il needs in 1948. "But if we get the margin down lhat far," one spokesman said, "we might say to devil with it and abolish rationing." James H. Marshall, head of the Agriculture Department's sugar branch, said today at Miami that it would lake between 700,000 anc 750,000 tons of sugar to increase consumer rations five pounds an industrial users proportionately. Marshall addressed the annua convention of the American bott Hers of carbonated beverages. Ho said he thought the sugar ration would be increased but he was careful not to commit himself de finitely. 1 r 0 ' ' Committeemen to Be Elected by Farmers Machinery was set in motion thi week lo elccl AAA Farmer Com miltemen Saturday, November 2£ in Ihe county's twenly-one commun Hies, according to Earl Martindale Chairman Hsmpstead County Com mitlee. Elections are scheduled for th following communities and poll will open at ;'9 a.m. and will clos at 4 p.m.: Highway 24 Closed, Fans Advised to Travel Via Rosston : For benefit of local football fans who plan to follow Ihc Bobcals to Fordyce Friday night the Arkansas Highway Department here announced that Highway 24, from Prcscott to Chidesler, is under conslruclion and closed to traffic. i> The local department suggested fans travel Highway 4 by way of Rosston. Although gravel from Hope lo Camden it is considerably nearer than by way -o of Prescott. Directors of Hope Chamber Are Elected Ip a meeting yesterday at Hope ity Hall six new and 5 old mem- ers were elected to serve as Ihe oard of directors for the Hope ihamber of Commerce for the co- ling ..-year. New members include; Aubrey .Ilbritton, Earl Cliflon, Vincent 'osier, Dorsoy McRae, George |eck and C. C. Spragins. Old rnem- ers re - elected were; Roy Andrson, Lyle Brown, Terrell Cornel- js, : Lloyd Spencer and Ed Thrash. J.The directors will meet al an arly dale to elect officers for 1947. 'hey will take office at the annual fleeting of the organization Decenv ber 13. may be sloppage. a prolraclcd work Community Stephens School Patmos-Raleliff Slore Spring Hill Fulton McNab Cross Roads Guernsey Hope Shovei- Rocky Mound Bairds Chapel DeAnn Washington Columbus Sardis Ozan Blevins Sweet Home McCa skill Voting Plac Townsend Slor C. P. Jones Slor Collins Slor Odom Slor Mary Spate Gilbert Slor Roy Franks Slor AAA Offic Olwell Slor Churc Churc Samuels Sloro Levins Slore Wilson Slore Church Smeads Slore Foster Slore Church McCaskill Slore Leslie Sloro Wolff Slore dav. His action followed Laney's refusal lo discharge Ihe school's superintendent H. P. Hargis. Green sought removal of Hargis on grounds the latter was jn- fXpiM-K'iiced and had not followed instructions on the board. Clifton Named Head of Stock Show Group Earl Clifton was elected president of the Third District Livestock Show association at a meeting of the group Tuesday night. Olher officials were; Isl vice- president, Fred A. Luck, 2nd vice- presidenl. Glen Wallace of Nashville; 3rd vice - president Homer Purtle of Prescoll and secretary treasurer, Charles A. Armilage. A. D. Brannan was clscled lo serve as slale board member from Hempstead ^county. HOLD THAT TIGER! Sydney, Nov. 18 —(*1—A two and one-half year old Bengal tiger walked past ils keeper and oul of ils cage at Taronga Park Zoo in Sydney today. Causing a near panic among zoo visitors before officials shol il dead. Loudspeakers blared Ihe warning "a liger is on the loose" and visitors bustled into the seal enc'lusure and zoo buildings. Push Against Sino Red Capita! Seen Picping, Nov. 21 — (/!') — Informed observers today predicted the government soon would launch an overall offensive 'against the Chinese Communist capital, Ye- nan, and other strongholds in north China and Manchuria. Their speculation was prompted by Chiang Kai-shek's order to government generals attending the Communist-shunned national assembly at Nanking to return to their war zones immediately. Gen. Chen Cheng, Chiang's chief of staff, is expected here in a few days .Gen. Tu Li-Ming, commander of government armies in Manchuria, also is expected here from Mukden. Chen's conferences with his top- ranking commanders heretofore have been follovyed by offensives against Communist strongholds. Observers said the altaek againsl Yenan probably would be only parl of a general offensive which Ihey expecled 'would .spread over Manchuria and north China, including Shantung, Hppeh, 3uiyu- an. Chahar and Snansi provinces. Communisls charge the government nas moved 100,000 troops into position lo altaek Yenan and daily have had reconnaissance planes over the cily. They have evacuated women, children and hospital patients from Yenan and mobilized Bellon Bingen Urging a full represcnlalivc vole in each community, Mr. Martindale deplored "slay al home" tendencies among some farmers, and appealed for a full lurn oul for Ihis year's eleclion. Every farmer has a vilal interest in future decision on farm problems, whether local, State, or na- ional, the AAA Chairman said. Aboul 3000 farmers arc eligible ,o vole in Hempstead County. Every farmer who participates in cither agricultural conservation or Federal crop insurance program may vole in Ihe community election, o Hempstead Teachers to Meet Dec, 5 Eight Hurt in U. S, Plane Crash Abroad Paris, Nov. 21 —(/P) American authorilies al Orly airfied said to light they feared the outlook was virtually hopeless for the 11 per sons aboard a crashed C-53 trans port unless rescue crews reachec within a few hours Ihe spol in the Alps where the plane came down two days ago. They pointed out the 12,000-foot ligh area was swept by bille winds. U. S. Army headquarters a Frankfurt reported a radio messag saying eighl of Ihe 11 were slretch er cases. The passengers included a brig adier general and the wives o three brigadier generals. The Lyon airport radio statior reported a message that "someon on the ground"'had been sighted but it did.not know .whether thi .referred, to. the. plane's* occupant or to rescue parties toiling ^up th snow-clad slopes s of the Mt, Ceni region. A mysterious radio message le to a premature anriouncemenl Ihc plane's discovery. Col. Hilbei F. Muenter, commander of th U. S. European Air Transport sei vice, made the announcement an then withdrew it. His message, say ing the wreckage had been sighte on a glacier, was attributed to on of the search planes, but othe planes said Ihey had no'knowledg of it. T|ie Lyon-Bron radio announced a message from the C-53 at 5 p. m. (10 a.m. Central, Standard Time) saying "we want Co live." A C-54 circled the area 10 hours in clear weather without sighting any wreckage. The weather was beginning lo close in as Ihe pilols left the district. Army authorilies in Vienna said a heavy clud bank from 5,000 lo 10,000 feel was hampering British and American planes flying over Ihc area, and that deep snowdrifts impeded the ground rescue teams. Other authorilies at \ the airdrome announced receipt of a mes- age at 8:57 a.m. (French time) rom the downed C-53, but declined o disclose its conlenls. I could nol be ascertained at once whether il was Ihe same message which U.S. Army authorities in Frankfurt said taled that eight of the 11 occu- lanls of the plane were "strelcher cases." The Islres radio stalion replied ,o Ihe missing plane at 8:59 a. m. The two army planes were en- route to the scene with urgently needed supplies. Ground rescue parties, composed of expert mountaineers, American Army doctors and nurses and French Alpine troops, meanwhile toiled up steep mountain slopes in an effort lo reach Ihe schenc of Ihe crash. They were spurred on by re porls lasl nighl lhal signal Hghls and smoke signals had been sighl- ed in the vicinity where die plane was believed lo have landed. The Brilish Air Ministry announced that one of its transport planes saw a faint red light winking from a high mountain ridge east of Grenoble near dusk lasl night, but said bad weather hac balked efforts to drop rescue 1000 School Teachers Plan to Strike St. Paul, Minn., Nov. 21 —(/P)— A trike of 1,000 St. Paul teachers ho plan to pickel Ihc public chools is scheduled for next Monay in an attempt to enforce salary emands which school authorities ay they would like to grant bul annol because of cily charier re- Iriclipns on expenditures. Adding lo the complexities of lis incongruity is the fact that the ity treasury holds a'$350,000 sur- lus, enough for a sUtrl on higher vages. The citv commissioner of Educa- ion's office said today that if only alf of the 1,000 teachers who voted he strike'actually walked out, all f Ihe grade and high schools vould have to close. The pedagogues, members of the American Federation of Teachers AFL), demand $200 in lieu of in- reases for the fall months of 1946; an annual salary ranging from $2,00 to $5,000, to starl nexl January wilh a monthly increase of $100; ind an annual appropriation of $1,.00,000 in addition to the amount currently budgeted, to cover school maintenance, purchase of additional supplies and equipment, and ie\y construction. The current salary scale runs rom $1,300 for teachers wilh a bachelor of arts- degree and a year of experience to a top of $2,800 for ,hose having a master's degree. The presenl city allotment for chools is .$3,782,406. Members of the city council, which also acts as the cily board of education, and school administrative officials have expressed a willingness to increase teachers' salaries to some extent but say limitation on overall expenditures imposed by the cily charter tics U.S* Seeking Court Action Against Lewis their hands. The charter provides that the city may spend no more than $30 per capita on all municipal operations. Outlays presently are at that ceiling. Accordingly, no additional expenditures may be made although the treasury now shows .a $350,000 surplus for the fiscal year ending Dec. 31. Moreover, the 1947 budget has been adopted so nothing can be done for the teachers in the next year unless the charter is amended or the state legislature enacts some -enabling law. In the recent primary and general elections, St. Paul voters rejected seven, charter .amendments which :would,\have raised .the;:. $30 ceiling. ' to able-bodied men defend the cily. and youths School teachers of Hempstead County who began an extension class early in September will meet wilh Dr. R. K. Benl of Ihe Universily of Arkansas and Mrs. Flela Russel from Henderson Slale Teachers College on Thursday, December al 7:00 p.m. at the Hope High School. Negro teachers will meet Thursday afternoon of Ihe same day Yerger High School al 2:30 o'clock wilh Dr. Benl and an inslrucloi from Philander Smilh College. I 1 will nol be necessary for Ihe Nes- roes who registered with A. M. & N, coileue to mael since Ihe complet ed nil ihe requirements for credil in .September. Previous arrangements wen made to conlinue Ihese class meet ings near the end of the school term bul sines Dr. Bent was con- dueling classes al Blevins during December and January il was decided thai a better plan would ba to complete Ihe course for Ihe olher ceachers in Ihe counly al Ihe same •imo. Announcemenls will be made at December meeting as to what time the classes nary. will meet in Jan- equipment and supplies to the C- 53 which crash-landed Tuesdaj with 11 persons aboard. In Ihe same general region where search planes and land res cue parlies had been unable to and a Irace of Ihe wreckage, moun laineers said Ihey saw smoke com ins from >i spol in Ihe lowering! southern Alps, but efforts of planes lo und llie source of ihe smoke were hindered by :'og. o Prescott Guard Unit Inspected Tuesday Night Company C, 153rd Infantry, Arkansas National Guard unit at Prescott was inspected last night by an officer from the 4th Army Headquarters. The inspecting officer was accompanied by General H.L. McAlister, state adjutanl general. The inspection, which drew favorable comment, is in preparation for fedsral recognition. Men of military slalus can join Ihe Prescoll guard unit Anyone interested should report to the armory when the eonipanv meets, each Tuesday night al 7:30. Group Seeks to Promote the South Birmingham, Ala. Nov. 21—(/P)— Southerners prominent in the ranks of iabor, industry, agriculture, government and education joined hands here today in xorming an organization aimed at speeding the Committee of the South, cnose Kx-Gov. J. Melville Broughon of North Carolina as their chairman, and agreed that their •egion faced many hurdles in the ears ahead. Broughton, after assuming the chairmanship at a preliminary session yesterday, .declared: "We will starl with available in- :ormalion, look al the facts, and :ind out where we go from here if ye are to raise pur incomes and iving standards in the South and make our full conlribulion lo Ihe na- .ion's progress." Broughton assigned the organization such tasks as finding ways and means of increasing industrial expansion; the promotion of industrial research; the financing of new industries; development of rural industries based on the use of agricultural raw materials; expansion of vocational, engineering and business administration training, and formulating programs for the absorption of workers displaced by the mechanization of cotlon production. The committee represenls a cross seclion of Ihe soulh's top leaders, including President Taymond R. Paly of the Universily of Alabama, Dean Paul Chapman of Ihe Universily of Georgia, Presi- denl F .D. Patterson of Tuskegee Inslilule, Director Clarence Dorman of the Mississippi Agricultural Experiment Stalion, Gov. Robert S. Kerr of Oklahoma, Presi- denl David A. Lockmiller of Ihe Universily of Challanooga, Ralph McGill, edilor of Ihe Allanla Con- slilulion, Dr. Clarence Poe, editor of the Progressive Farmer, President Walter L. Randolph of the Alabama Farm Bureau Federalion, Presidenl R. E. Short of the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation, Charles H. Gillman, CIO, Allanla: George L. Googe, AFL, Allan- la; Donald Comer, Alabama industrialist Dean D. W. Watkins of By The Associated Press B> Washington, Nov. 21 — The government moved quickly to cite John L. Lewis for contempt of court today as a general walkout of UMW miners occurred in the soft coal mines. Reports from the fteld indicated some anthracite miners were join- ng the 400,000 bituminous diggers n a stoppage that could eventually touch all industry. Work suspension came in the face of government pleas to keep the minse going. Lewis, who disregarded a court order to reslore the effectiveness of the miners' contract with the government, continued silent. The United Mine Worker boss was at his home in suburban Alexandria, Va., and as the morning passed there was no indication that he planned to come into his Washington union headquarters. There were indications there that Lewis may have made arrangements for an extended absence from his of- fic. It was known that he spent much of yesterday answering mail and otherwise clearing his desk of pending business. Government attorneys were expected to go before Federal Judge T. Alan Goldsborough today and pelilion for a contempt citation that might subject him to fine or imprisonment. However, midday came and went with the government attorneys still in consultation and indications thai there would be some delay in their appearance in court. Judge Goldsborough disposed of routine matters before him during the morning and adjourned his court for the day shortly before 12 o'clock. He left the courl building for lunch but aides said he would be in his chambers later iii the afternoon. Orders went out to cushion the impact of a prospeclive coal -la- mine. ---•' Federal Works • Administrator Philip B. Fleming ordered a return to wartime heating and lighting striclures in all federal buildings throughout the country which depend on coal. Fleming said he will seek to reduce temperatures to the wartime level of 68 degrees. The order affects approximately 300 buildings in the capital alone: The Civilian Production Administration prepared a directive designed to'help ration artificial gas, produced from coal. The same agency pondered an electricity conservation order. Assistant Attorney General John Sonnett awaited only the word from-Attorney General Tom Clark before presenting the contempt ci- lation before Judge Goldsborough. "The petition, it was learned, was drawn up by Clark, Sonnett, and 'other government lawyers. The finishing touches were ap- slaff conference this plied at a morning. In all-out action, the administration was reported also preparing to seek punishment for any local union leaders or others who are found to be encouraging a strike. A high authority said this is the government's operating plan under President Truman's instruclions to "fight this one out to the iinish": 1. BefQre the day's end, Justice Department officials will go before U. S. Dislricl Judge_ T. Alan Golds- Dprough and ask ior a contempt ailalion againsl Lewis. If --,ewis .should be found in contempt for non-compliance with a court order he could be fined or sent to jail— to stay until he purged himself of contempt, if the judged so ordered. It was Goldsborough who on Monday issued an order directing Lewis to recall his "termination" of the United Mine Workers (AFL) contract effective last midnight Lewis did nol recall it 2. Evidence is being collected wilh a view to prosecuting under :hc Smilh-Connally act anyone, from Lewis on down, whom the government may contend is encouraging a slrike. The Smith-Con- .lally law forbids encouraging or .inciting a strike in a governmenl- jperaled mine or plant Conviction jarries a penalty of $5,000 fine or i year in jail. 3. Study is being given to the possibility of "freezing" the Unil- id Mine Workers $13,500,000 union fund, and this will be done if a vvay can be found around "legal iechniealilies." GOP May Work With Truman on Labor Laws By JACK BELL Washington, Nov. 21 — (/P) —Sena-f 1 lor Ball .(-Minn) said today-he 1 ;! tor Ball (R-Minn) said today he<j| ought to seek President Truman's ^ f cooperation in -any changes''" propose in existing labor • "When we have finished drafting^our bills, I think we ought 1 to 'go : down to the White House, layf-tbemj before the president and J ask him,' if he objects to any of-their fea->| tures," the Minnesota sfehator told'! a reporter. "Perhaps Jn" that way«-| we can work out legislation that/" will not be vetoed." '^ Ball is a memoer of a Senate; G.O.P. subcommittet assigned to> the task of drafting labor bills > . -' His proposal represented the", first concrete;indication that the ,g Republicans -may meet the presi- s dent half jvay in his post-election, offer of cooperation with the new" 4 congressional majority on mea- f sures for" the nation's benefit. BaHis.now drafting revisions of some sections of the Case strike control bill which Mr. Truman'^ vetoed last summer. He said' he. plans provisions making, unions* subject to suit lor violation of con-, tracts, banning secondary, boycotts and "equalizing" employer and employe status under the Wagner' Act. ,..,'•.. Senate Republicans are expect- sd to go along generally with suchi changes. And Senator Elbert Thomas (D-Utah), former' chairr .•nan of the Labor Committpe, indicated , that he and many.. other. Democrats: recognize that'some alj 'erations are /in order. ' - , .5 Ssi Thomas, who has op change in .the Wagner .Act",' v other- basicv-labor lawsiin-the~-pa i st,i,j said-- he ihdpes- the_ Republicans^wiUf; ooint t<o''W a r d "constructiVe"-i ihanges.- ,' ?l - ' < • *t, "I would welcome any^ bill'that' would tend to establish permanent-' iy the no-strike, no-lockout agreement which was reached by labor, snd management in 1941," he add-' id in an interview. "We should-set ap the machinery for peaceful bar-" gaining which will make strikes i .unnecessary." u-' Thomas said he doubts that any legislation -will be ..effective in cringing about a settlement of the dispute between John L. Lewis' Uniled Mine Workers and the gpv ernment • _ * "This is not the sort of thhig thai can be seltled by any new ' law," he said. The Utah senator added, however, that he suspects there will be strong public demand for Congress to act if the nation's industry is crippled, production is curtailed and homes are cold a,s,a result of the coal dispute. Condemned Regrets His Actions In Ihe mounting iroops stood ready crisis, U. S. to move into hies, of the American Sugar Cane League, New Orleans, and C. C. Spaulding, presidenl of the North Carolina Company. Mutual Life Insurance In outlining the need for such an organization, Broughton declared: "We in the South know that our region is rapidly changing. Industrialization is moving ahead. Farmers are producing an increasing volume of food and livestock products to balance cash-crop col- lon and tobacco. Indexes of per capita income and non-agriculturyl employment in the South show more rapid gains in reeenl years than olher regions of the nalion. "Yel there are gaps to be filled, new developments which need to be lied more closely lo each olher. xxx Also, current changes — for example, mechanization of cotlon— present some difficull problems, which nui«t be .solved by positive programs." . A the coal fields to prevenl violence — bul nol lo mine coal. Unil commanders were alerted. Government officials also kept an anxious ear lo the ground for any manifestations of a general upheaval by labor. The AFL .with its 7,150,000 union members and the CIO with its 6,000,000 had already thrown their moral support behind the UMW chief. By resolution al ils Allanlic Cily convention, the CIO termed Goldsborough's order an attempt to impose "economic slavery" on the niners. AFL President William Green, in a statement, declared the order "represents force, violence and that the mine workers in condemning threat of punishment" "All American labor unites with this reversion to the archaic philosophy of government by injunc- lion," he said. Silenl to the last, Lewis permitted the 12:01 a. in. '"«-""•••-- <~ pass without a word out revoking his notice that the government-union pact covering 3,300 soft-coal mines and 400.000 miners was "void" at that hour . The UMW leader went home to bed at his suburban Alexandria. Va., residence as though it were the end of just another routine day. A reporter who called at the home in the early evening was informed by a servant: Coulhiued on l*ase Two Tucker, Noy. 21 . — (IP)— Wavy haired, 25 year bld-^Eldon Chjtt wood, condemned to die in the elec-r trie chair at the state prison farnv al 7 a. m. tomorrow, expressed re- grct in an interview today that he had caused grief and misery "to so many people." Chilwood is due to pay with his.' life for the robbery and killing of,| Raymond Morris in his drugstore al Mena January 23. " He decided several days ago to accept religion as his last solace, For his last. m.eaj,he'..,,,sa.i& he would request steak :ind cherry pie but added that it did not matter to him whether he ate a last meal. • • "I certainly would do 'things a lot different if I had my Jife to live over apain," said the former Fort Smith badman who had been in trouble with the law numerous times before. Belatedly he said that "this place," the name given the death house by its occupants, might not hold him now if he had not sur- || rendered <to police at Van Buren P* the day after the Mena' Durggist deadline to and with- Chitwqod escaped a road block in which his companion, E. J. Minor ' of Shawnee, Okla., was captured i and jaler sentenced to life impris* i : onmcnl. ' Bul a sister urged him to give ; up because he might be shot. "I surrendered only because of her," Chitwood said. The condemned man bja,med his fate on liquor, and said he had, some good delerent advice for other prospective criminals. It "They should spend a little time in this place." Chitwood has shared the death cell with mountaineer Hubert Byler, convicted slayer of Sheriff J. L. Harber in Izard county. He said he had gone "wild" after his mother died when''he was H years old and that he ha_d Jed a sinful life. In the death-house he first rejected religion but decided to embrace it when he said he saw a fellow inmate go to .Uje , chair with smiles and calm on h,is face.

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