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ffi HO.M STAR, HOP I, ARKANSAS Byrd's Peacetime Task __^ * -r S' Force to Explore the World's txist Frontier i?-: *•,-, 'tJ*- I:, & • ABoard -Admiral Byrd's Flagship,.Norfolk, Va., Dec. 2 —(UP< — A K 'Ipqacefime naval task- force .shaves off on the Ani^rc.tip .trail today,, to explore the eawfiik^jijjt; un- knjO.wn Qontinent—§ J OWJ,CMjCr sejuate' -miles of frozen wast.elaocL-.around the f< South Pole which rY ma£,, hold "J siittfcral resources vital,tfc.'fetirvival in the atomic age. ' ^ ..'.'•• i* Rear Admiral •' t. ,-.£"9., n < tnree-visit v.eieraArpr. ; tne I * , P , Antarctic, is in 'tech)iKVy n ' ; ,c&rri- J'»«. -4»OCO,rnen and' 13 si I,!,,.-. history's greatest-pqln..,_,.„._., ]'>.-'•> -Bjfrd planned,.howef^j^..to..delay I X • his own departure.- It'was.jt^Ue'vdtl he would not Iea.ve,,vmt0{a))0);\t 1 Jan. L^ 2 when the big Essex-clasp" carrier *-"«- .Philippine Sea will leavtiji Norfolk *K ,9«P.u lor a-pomt lOO-mHes^off; the Hess ice shelf near Little' Amerid.SV Ifour ships Avill ^^J^^^IVKIJ- .•Norfolk. at .one. >p., mi. today |Ss?»ri";neacied' by - t-h.e cCommand ship IpSi'f'Mbunt Olympus carrying the :two |S;lSj«" s tf»r .flag of'Rear Admiral Richard "^•^--^...Cruzen, commander of Task _,,,;._„•—Sorce '68. who came aboard last |lffi'!i,inight, Jour .more ships.leave later •H^s^today .from west coast. .-.- |:i|fiK5'*':'Admiral- Byrd planned to-t)ay P ;visit-today-to rMount _ fl ,,.-.,.,,_«.,„.(.„„. ,...ich • also .will 'be his IIStift;cj3inmand ship -when -he -joins the Iffep;'; eScpeditibn.' Byrd's plans j-egarding |s^,;:.ni5,:;own departure as ' "technical •i.igK; ;'Qirector" of . the expedition were pfe'-Svnbt: known last. night to .members • ffttfe.ot-Criizen's -staff.. The ships, which i<-been taking on supplies'up 10 m-...-.---,- — last minute, were stocked-with l»>.M- ¥ l ! -everything ; from Christmas- -trees •"•" < :to < 'cantly"bars.- Each shin- • b=>H , jreAQUgh- soft drink syrup for 100 Igt-jK-drinks per man per month ana fcViKt enough 'turkeys for two meals: — ; Christmas and 'New 'Years! -Pro;. visions .were for eight'-months, al' though the ships were expected to vbe back in the states•• within five •imonths. ' 27,000-ton carrier - 'Norfolk _.,;— off its deck "with the aid • •-„ i ,-- Jato-jet power bottles attached li-*r,^p .their, wings. . • ^^'''-•Nl-he-six Douglases, which are li"" '>'the size of a commercial :airliner, l&t 1 -": : will join 'units of seaplanes, heli- " xm "" •—*--g- and scout jjanes- in the ition's biggest job, physical. Jig. coast lines iand .shaving the; 4,000,000 square mU>s of plored. area ,a. region as large he .Dinted -States arid Mexico . ^ ' h °Pes -the -weather — feiiwnicn-%arms--from a winter low,of '0 Degrees below zero Fahrenheit r' a " Januar y'^ eDr wary "summer" ll§-,,':range,of 25 above ; to 40 below — : be good enough so that -the un' cut ^ by . ?ftiS — Operation'. "High'jump," .„..,„ . : .pw,nners..have called, it, is ^ primarily, a r naval -training.' .and .^equipment,testing run, its scientific "^studies' will be".exhaustive: .They ,,>vill,include .weather observation, :; undersea-sampling, cosmic -ray ...measurements", : and" ah iinves'tiga- ,'v?tiqn of-all mineral deposits. **: Admiral-Byrd -has denied --that ,„..,.-.-,, j^expedition is-part of a'Urariium .^.J.ace.jor the material ; how neces- •"VSary. for. atomic energy. He said at [••.•:;3L';.prej5s. conference, however, that •Sthe lAntarotic Qontirient is an "un- Vitouoh^ctC-reservbir ,of -natural, re- T« sources'-' and that ^"uraniunr hap; ;:pens .to be one -of many" -minerals r ,;jvhjch will be investigated The 'ex- i pedition's. SOO^man .scientific re'* jseareh staff includes many -physic- :'ists; '••... • " How To Relieve . ?>>V- \m •'•> mt: :• -.' ••)» : f ,:«*•-' ?** MESOU1TIONS >TJhqt's why always cqrnplet^? >v -'Our pharmacist always cgutious. CRiSCINT The "Highjimp" officials according to Byrd. will cooperate, if ihey encounter them, with British explorers who have occupied Byrd's old base at Marguerite Bay, due south of Cape Horn; However,* the tl. S: expedition is headed for Ljtlle Arrierica 1.500 miles west of MEJ'V-. guerite Bay. , • •• ....'* Russia.'also,'has an expedition ready for Antartica. ' ' ", . . ...Byrd said that NorWegtan whalers operating rit the norlhern .edge of tlie ice pack might be of assistance to the expsdiijpn ,as it. threads through the pack, along the. international dateline. , . , Reports that the United States, Britain, Russia, Argentina, Chile, and Norway had launched a race for strategic control of the Ant- artic- have been denied by the navy. - The reports attributed the rivalry to an Australian explorer's statement that frozen continent re- jembled the uranium-bearing districts of Arctic Canada. Eight ships were scheduled to ,-ave Norfolk. San Diego. San Pedro and Port Hueneme Calif, today. Two already have left and three are'leaving at later dates. Four ships leaving Norfolk will pass through the Panama Canal about Dec. 7 and will be joined here by a submarine and an oiler. They will rendezvous witn the ships roni 'the Pacific Coast in the vicinity of Scott Island, about at the ntersection of the Antartic Circle and the 180th .Meridian. The task force will proceed to the Little America base—2,300 miles "down under" from New Zealand — when jie ice passages begin to open up between Jan. 1 and 15. They will -.tay until March, when the ice begins to close in, and are scheduled o return to bases in April. The main base will be at Litle America, on the Ross ice shelf vith other groups operating to the 3ast and west. Officers and men vill dress in martian-appearing, masked and goggled outfits com- xised of many layers of cold-resisting material. Their equipment, being tested for the first time under .climatic conditions which are the world's coldest, will be the atest mechanical military ma- "hines. . . However, husky dogs, the trust-! jd and tried work animals of rozen climes, will pull the equipment sleds in places where machines will not travel. Rear Admiral Cruzen of Galla- in. Mo., has as his flagship the Mount Olympus, a naval command imp; which is a veterri of western pacific 'wartime amphibious oper- ifions. The Olympus heads a central ask group composed of the coastguard ice-breaker Northwind, the argo ships Yancey and Merrick, •ind the submarine Sennet. The east task group, commanded by Capt. George J. Dufek of tockford. 111.,will be composed of :he seaplane tender Pine Island, he oiler Canisteo, and the destroyer 'Bro'wnson. ;The west task group is commanded by Capt. Charles'-A. Bond of Arlington, Va., and -Philadelphia. Its components are the sea- slane tender Currituck, the oiler Cacapon, and the destroyer Henderson. . . An additional ice-breaker the Burton Island,- is scheduled xo eave about Feb. 2. The cargo ship Merrick leaves Port Hueneme about Dec. 5. The oiler Canisteo las-left for Panama and the submarine Sennett already is there. The four ships leaving Norfolk :oday were the Mt. .Olympus Vorthwind, - Pine Island, and Brownson.- The Currituck and Henderson were leaving from San Diego, the .Cacapon from San Diego and the Yancey from Port Heu- neme. Each of the large seaplane tenders .carries three camera-equipped Martin Mariner patrol seaplanes a small scout plane ,and two helicopters. Each of the two icebreakers carries a scout seaplane and a helicopter. The submarine .equipped with tathometers and bathythermo- graphs,_ will help in qceanographic research. The major ships will be equipped for collecting ocean floor samples of moraines — which are the earth and rook deposits of glaciers and which should furnish an index to the -continent's geologic make-up. The weather men will attempt a complete study of the place where much of the southern hemi- spnere's weather is born. They will try to learn how to forecast the tropical hurricanes which hit regions thousands of miles from the polar area. Radar will be used to detect snow and ice storms and measure the vagaries of observation balloons. Newspaper and radio men will Keep contact with America through the wireless facilities of the flagship, 'which has the same equipment as . the general communications ships used in the Bikfni atomic bomb experiments. A representative of the Fish and Wildlife Service will study the whales at the sanctuary near Marie Byrd land, and another will collect samples of marine life — but no penguins. "The Smithsonian Institution says we've got too many penguins already," he said. Industrial Firms Trying to Sewe War Plant Site Little Rock, Dec. 2 —f/P)— industrial concerns still are clamoring to buy .or rent portions of the Arkansas ordnance plant at Jacksbn- viiie but have been blocked by failure of the" War Assets Administration at Washington to approve an occupancy plan, Floyd Sharp, of tne WAA i>eal property division nere, said today. Sharp reported that a canning plant and a chemical manufacturing concern which would make insecticides want to take over the bomb component and artillery booster sections of factory sites He said other industries, including farm machinery and garment manufacturers, furniture and woodworking planls and a company proposing to manufacture aluminum doors were being '"•stalled off" because of delay at •Washington. u "W6 canjt tell them how much the rent will be, what the sale price is, or when they can move in " Snakes Alive! When Irving Bloom, of Los Angeles, called -Herman Davis, plumber, reporting a snake's tail sticking -out -o£ .his washbasin -drain, Davis was skeptical. However, investigation proved Bloom wasn't suffering from lost weekend fever and, above, the plumber is pictured after pulling the varmint out of the drainpipe. Police Restore in oi By WALTER RUNDUE Shanghai. Dec. 2—(UP)—Armed vvith a "shoot to kill" order, Shang- lai police today succeeded in restoring peace and order after a .wo-day riot that caused 90 civilian ind police casualties and $1,000,000 VU, S.) property damage. Armored cars cruised in down:own areas and police were instructed to bring any rioters before military courts. Stores re- Mayor K. C. Wu said he would clear downtown sidewalks and stalls and that he would warn po- ice officers to be firm and court- oous in enforcing regulations. Wu said he donated 1,000,000 dollars (about $200 U. S.) of his own 'o the owner of a printing paper itore -whose shop was raided twice ay arsonists. The;'vpropjietor suffered the most damage of anyone .n-Shanghai. — o Budget Dispute Over of Cash Funds Little Rock, Dec. 2 — (/P)— A controversy developed today in the 1947 legislature's joint budget committee over the handling of cash funds spent at the discretion of agency heads without legislative appropriation and blocked passage of the Negro Boys Industrial School's budget. The controversy was precipitated ay -Senator Ernest Maner, Hot Springs, who proposed that the school s cash fund be placed in the treasury with only §5,000 of it being earmarked as a revolving emergency fund. -Offered after the committee had approved a : $48,220 budget for the school Maner's motion carried 7 to 6 Reps. Rick Wr.ight, .Clark county and L. H. Aulry, Mississippi county, charged that the committee had put the management of the school "in a straight jacket" and had broken faith by limiting use of the cash fund. Senator Byron Goodson, De- Queen, moved that the entire budget be reconsidered tomorrow and his motion prevailed 7 to 5. Maner was successful last week in prohibiting an yuse by the division director of the boiler inspection division's cash fund and said today he intended to attempt to bring every other un-appropriated cash fund under legislative control. Comptroller John J. Truemper reported to the committee today iflu 34 st ? te a 2 enci es, including all the colleges, maintained cash tunds not under legislative control The comittee approved annual budgets of: -j57,900 for the banking department, compared to $50,320 it now receives. $112,700 for th eWorkmen's Compensation Commission, which now receives 5103,100 $106,900 for the White Boys 'Industrial School, which now receives $88,460. $200 -for the Civil War capitol at Washington, Ark., the same as now.' $177,974 as the stale's share of salaries for county assessors and clerks who had $.173,844 the past year. McClellan Favors Legislation to Al! Strikes Fort Smith, Nov. 30 —(/P)— Legislation which would prevent prolonged nation-wide strikes by forcing arbitration of disputes in basic industries was urged by U. 3. Sen- alor John L. McClellan (D-Ark) in an address before two civic clubs here yesterday. "I supoort collective bargaining, tul when Ihe agencies of Ihe government fail lo settle labor disputes in the same manner we settle other disagreements, then new law must be passed if this nation is to survive." he declared. "We must remember that the right to strike is like the authority to tax— it also carries the power to Monday, December 3, 1946 Market Report POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, Dec. 2 —(UP)— Pro- ' duce: Poultry: 12 trucks; firm; hens 28 leghorn hens 22 1-2; heavy springs 29-32; fryers and broilers 33-;)7; old roosters 21; geese 27' heavy ducks 20 small ducks 21- ducklings 20; Tom Turkeys 24-29- hen turkeys 37; old guinea hens 25: pigeons 1.25; young guineas 45 Cheese: twins 46-49; single daisies 46-50; Swiss 71-73. Butter: 335,093 Ibs; firm; 93 score 81; 92 score 80; 90 score 78 1-2; 89 score 75 1-2. Eggs: 13.893 cases; irregular estrns land 2.50-53; 3 and 4 43-45; standards 1 and 2 3 and 4: 40' receipts 40-41: dirties 29-30; checks 28 1-2—29 1-2. ST. LOUIS .LIVESTOCK National Stockyards, 111., Dec 2 —<#>>— (USDA)— Hogs. 10,500; market moderately active, weights 170 Ibs up 25 to 50 lower than Friday's average; lighter weights steady; sews mostly 25 lower; bulk good and choice 170-300 Ibs 25.00-25; top 25.25 paid mostly for weights under 250 Ibs; odd lots 310-340 Ibs 2475120-150 Ibs 22.00-23.00; medium to choice 90-110 Ib pigs 20.00-21.50; most sows 23.00; very few choice 23.25; stags 17.00-18.00. Cattle, 6,000; calves, 2,5nt); all classes of cattle opening moderately active and prices fully steady with last week's close; ' several loads good steers 23.00-25.00; medium around 17.00-20.00; medium and good heifers and mixed yearlings 15.50-20.00; common and medium beef cows 11.50-14.50; odd head good 15.00 or better: canners and cutters 8.75-11.00; good beef bulls 16.00-75; medium to good sausage bulls 13.00-15.50; choice veal- ers__25.00; medium and good 16.00- <6U. / Di Sheep, 3,500: receipts include two doubles of fed fed western clipped lambs; balance trucked in; mostly native wool lambs; no early action. ™" 0 GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago, Dec. 2 —(/P)—Support .entered the grain pits today and prices steadied after the sharp break of late last week, corn and oats showed relatively greater }"ir ness than wheat, in which, trading had a nervous undertone. Eastern commission houses sold corn, but offerings were readily absorbed by local traders associated with processing interests. There was considerable short-covering in the December oats contract, which supported that grain. After remaining out of the market for two weeks, the Kansas City commodity credit corporation announced purchase of 305,000 -bushels of wheat Jate Saturday. Flour prices were reduced 10 to 30 cents a sack in New York, ' reflecting last week's decline in wheat prices Wheat closed 1-2 lower to 1 1-4 higher, January $2.03 7-8, corn was up 5-8 to 1 cent, .January jBl.ag 5-8•S-4, and oats advanced i-4-1 3-4, December 79 7-S-3-.4. :—O NEW ORLEANS COT.TON New Orleans, Dec. 2 — (ff>) —Cotton futures declined here today under long liquidation and -hedge selling. Closing,prices were barely steady §2.25 to $3.95 a bale lower. Dec high 307.3 — low 30.50 — close ' 30.48B Men high 30.54 — low 30.00 — close 30.02 May high 29.89 — low 29.30 — close 29.42 .fly high 28.20 — low 27.76 — close 27.80-81 Oct high 25.53 T- low 2.20 ^— close 25.21 ' ' B-Bid. NEW YORK STOCKS New York, Dec. 2 — (#>)— It was "blue Monday" for the stovk -market today with leading issues apparently depressed by persistent apprehension over the national coal impasse. Prices slipped .at a fairly active opening. Volume then tapered appreciably although pivotals generally fell fractions to 3 .or more points. All departments participated in the quiet retreat. Extreme setback were reduced in most cases at the close. Transfers for the iull proceedings dwindled to around 850,000 shares. In the day's casualty section were Du Pont, Allied Chemical, Dow Chemical, Westinghouse, American Hope Star S»«f at Hep* 1199; Preu 19JT, Coniolldatad January 18, 1929 Published every woukdov afternoon bv STAR .PUBLISHING .CO. C. E. Palmer, President H. Woihburrt,, Secretory-Tre.a$ur«f •' ' af'the Stor building i • 2I2-2H Snuthi Walnut Street. I ' Akx.'H. Waihbu'rn,: Editor & Publisher Paul 'H.' Janes,. Managing Editor' . George W. Hosmer, 'Mech: Supti Jess M. Davis, Advertising Manager Emma G. Thomas/ Cashier Entered as second class matter at the .st Office at Horio. Act of March 3, 1897. P.ost Office at Horio. Arkansas, under tho f Ma JAP)--Means Associated Press. (NEA)—Means Newspaper .Enterprise Association. . Subscription -Rates: (Always Payable In Advance): By city carrier per week 20c; oor month 85c. Mall rate?—in -Hemp- steed. Nevada, Howard, Miller and VaFayotte counties, $4.50 per .year; elsewhere $8.SO. Hotlonal Advertising Representative — Arkansas 'Dallies. Inc.; Memphis Tenn., iterlck-.Bulld.ig; -Chicago, 400 Norrh Michman Avenue; Nev fork City, 292 Madison Ave.; Detroit, Mich., 2842 W. Grand Blvd.: Oklahoma City, 314 Terminal Bldg.r New Orleans. 722 Union St. Member of The Associated press: The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for republlcatlon of all news dis- marches ^cvxlited to i'. or not otherwise credited in this paper and also the local iew.s published herein. Can, ,U. S. Steel, Bethlehem, Youngs,tj}wn Sheet, General Motors Chrysler,, American Telephone, Consolidated Edison , Santa Fe, Southern Pacific, Great Northern. Southern Railway. Atlantic Coast Line, Nqrthern Pacific, Anaconda, Kennecott, Goodyear -Monlgromery Ward, ,.\Voohvorth, Douglas Aircraft and Standard Oil (N. J.). , r-n 0 NEW',YORK COTTON New York, Dec .2 — (#>)— Cotton futures were reactionary today on hedge selling a n d commission house liquidation which met. indifferent trade demand, prices at one lime ..svere off more lhan :j>3 a bale before ^-partial recovery on short covering* and a mill demand. The market was unsettled by the coal situation and the threat of curtailed textile operations. Late '-afternoon prices were $1.10 to $2525' a bale lower than -.he previous close. Dec. 30.G5, Mch 30.25, May 29.63. Comm'ission house selling and hedging; increased towards close and carried prices into nesv low ground .-for the day. ' Futures closed $1.85 to $3.35 a bale lo\yer than the previous close. Dec high 30,80 — low 30.52 — last 30.44B,off 5G Mch high 30.5 — low 30.02 — last 30.03-04 off 66-67 May rugh 29.85 — low 29.42 — las; 29.4.4.off 56 Jly high 28.30 — low 27.88 — last 27.88-,Rff 54 Oct high 25.65 — low 25.33 — last 25.34-i35 off 37-38 Dec high 25.05 .— low 24.75 — last 24:75'Npff 38,. Mch 1948 high 24.65 — low 24.42 . — -last 24.35N off 37 Middling spot 31.08N off 69 N-noniinal: B-bid Marriages, Births In'U.S. May Set 'New Records Washington, Dec. 2 — (/P) — Marriages and births are nead- ed for record levels in 1946. ''The national Office of Vital Statistics estimated today that .in the first nine months of the year 2,259,000 babies were born, about one per cent more than in the comparable period of 1943, the record year. The 12 months total for 1943 was 2,934,860. Statistics for cities with populations of 10,000 or more the more complete figures available, show that 595,289 marriage licenses were issued during the first nine months of 1946. -That is more than the 594,908 licenses issued during all of 1942, the record year before 1946 came along. , -^ Greek Situation Getting to Point That All iBal^ai) Countries May Be Affected By PeWITT MacKENZIE AP Foreign Affairs Analyst That Greek situation - to which this column called atlention a week ago — is getting so hot there's danger of spontaneous combustion which will set the whole Balkans aflame — and then wha.t? Energetic Premier Tsaldaris has served notice on Russia that his country is going to lodge complaint with the United .Nations, accusing "foreign sources" of inspiring disorders in northern Greece. And the key to this whole Balkan mess lies in ihe answer as to why he notified Russia rather than his northern neighbors direct. The premier of course was employing the old school diplomatic language, which generally expresses itself by indirection —what we call double talk. That's not to say he is afraid to speak up .—for he doesn't .lack courage ^— but he has had wide experience in diplomacy during his sixty odd years and is discreet. However, there is no misunderstanding what he has in mind, especially since other Athens authorities have pinned the thing in general terms to Albania, Yugoslavia and Bulgaria. This then is the situation.: In the first place there is civil conflict in many parts of Greece between leftists and the monarchist government. Fighting was reported in several a.rqas yesterday. But the greatest .trouble is being experienced in fiery Macedonia in northern Greece along the Albanian-Yugoslav-Bulgarian frontiers. Disorders aren't anything new to Macedonia which has been a center of turmoil through the centuries. Now, however authoritalive quarters in Athens say the trouble is being fomented by Albania, Bulgaria and Yugoslavia, and that these countries are giving support to the upheaval. The point of this alleged interference by Greece's northern neighbors is that they are communistic states which are trying to secure the overthrow of the Greek monarchy and the establishment -qf aSoviet goverment. But the thing culs a iul deeper than that. These three Red States are satellites of Moscow, and are very much under Russian control. And Greeqe is England's litlle brolher and looks to London for protection and guidance. There we have a situation which unhappily brings Britain and the Soviel Union face-to-face in one of. the hottest of Europe's hot spots That, I judge, is why. Tsaldaris addressed his notification to Russia— presumably on the assumption lhat Moscow has absolute control over Albania Yugoslavia an Bulgaria. .Russia aims al consolidating her position in the Balkans in order, among other things, to gain control of the Dardanelles and thus give her a hold on the eastern Mediterranean. But the eastern Mediter- r gW§ n .. long has been BrUain's sphere/of influence, and so wp see John- Bull clinging sturdily to his foothold, in .Greece. Therm roughly is the problem which/';Tsaldaris proposes .to place in the'Jap'of the United Nalibns.If he does so, histor^ may record him as the man who ' demonstrated whether this new peace organization really would work. -Certainly it s a question which could make or break the U. N. Herje .we have a great issue which lies ^yarely between two of the three >rnajor powers — Russia and Britain — and with America having very decided interests in the solution However, il might be well %il il should come up for scltlement right now. :-.'or the trend in the eastern Mediterranean doesn't encourage optimism as things stand. In .short, the realignment of the zones,, of influence in Europe would seem'to have proceeded about as far as it can without causing a break. I take it that it was to prevent such a break that the United Nations was formed. ' : Triplets intelligence Officer's Book Gives Lowdown Behind the Scenes in Jap Surrender By J. M. ROBERTS, JR. A Foreign Affairs Analyst (Substituting for MacKenzle) Just before -V-J day a strange open letter appeared in the Wnsh: mgton Posl explaining lo 'he Japa-i... . . , , ' nese whal "uncondilional surren- tllo > r a . ro nn £ requiring simuilane- der" meant and disabusing their olls observation x x x. II would the point of such significance to planners of international inspection systems; "The United States is too vast xxx with developments going on simultaneously al dislnnces of housands of miles, inlerrclated as Perhaps there's a housing shortage in the egg world, too. Walter Simmelink, Cleveland egg merchant suspected as much, anyway, when while candling eggs he detected three yolks under one roof. Above, Miss Anne Chute verifies the discovery in a frying pan. Aluminum Workers Seek her Wages Pittsburgh, Dec. 2 — OT— James Thimmes, vice-president of the CIO United Steel Workers, said today a "substantial wage increase" and guaranteed annual wage will be among tho demands presented to the Aluminum Company of America at contract ncgotialions starting tomorrow. He said Ihe union will also seek an "improved vacation plan," health and welfare foundation and union shop. The present contract, expiring Friday, provides for maintenance of union membership. Tho contract demands were discussed generally at a meetmg of the union's negotiating committee yesterday. Thimmes said more specific demands would not be disclosed until after the union's wage policy committee meets Doc. 18 and 19 to shape up demands to be presented to all the nation's steel plants under contract with the CIO union.- Thimmes said that since certain demands like the wage increase and amount of guaranteed annual pay will not be known until the wage committee acts, the union will negotiate with the aluminum company on other points and probably extend the contract until after the committee meeting. Thimmes explained that the. guaranteed annual wage will be' built on the basis of "52 weeks' pay in a year.'.' In discussing the wage increase to be sought for steel workers generally, CIO President Philip Murray said here Saturday night thai the mill employes "are making $13.04 less, accbrding lo Ihe actual value of the dollar, than -,hey were making in April of 1945." "Wo are not asking for inflation," he told a meeting of union district otficials. "We ihink \he steel induslry can make substantial pay increases without necessarily increasing the cost of their commodity." "It is anticipated that in the next quarter steel profits will amount to $125,000,000. This next year will be the greatest steel year in history. Therefore the industry is in a position to make these increases." Plants involved are at Alcoa, Tenn.; Badin, N. C.; Bauxite, Ark.; Brookfield, 111.; Delroit, Mich. ;Drury, Ark.; Edgewater, Wash.; Mobile. Ala.; Monroe, N. J.; Fairfiold, Conn.; Mead, Wash.; Mobile, Ala.; Monroe, Mich.; Newark, O.; New Kensington, Pa.; Phoenix, Ariz.; Trentwood, Wash.; and Timitdale, Ore minds of the "utter destruction tears their militarists still were seeking lo implant. Informed circles immediately spotted the letter as something out of Ihe ordinary, as in fuel, an official communication designed lo be picked up and communicated lo Tokyo, and fingers began lo point at Capt. Ellis M. Zacharias of U.S. naval intelligence, then assigned to the Office of War Information. Zacharias had been trying for some time, using information gathered during many years, to reach the Japanese through psychological warfare. The revelations by Japanese after the war, and of the .Pearl Harbor investigation, soon had people talking about him as one of Die major factors — along with atom bombs, B-29s, Haisey's and Mitcher's carriers, Nimitz and MacArthur, and the submarine experts — in avoiding an invasion. Now Zacharias has written "Secret Missions," 11 book which make its appearance -today, that is a mosl inlcresling contribution lo postwar understanding of how things go in this world, and a warning of the necessity for improved peactime military intelligence. He goes back long before the war for incidents of Japanese, German and Russian espionage in America, and describes years of work which he contends led up to an accurate analysis of Japanese intentions in 1941 which, had it not been more or less ignored, might have prevenled Pearl Harbor. But, although Zacharias never mentions the subject himself, the book also contains some lessons on a very lively current problem. The United States has proposed to yield the secrets of power to international atomic control whenever an effective inspection system has been set up to prevent ils mililary use. Tho problem of military inspection is inherent in other issues before .the Uniled Nations. The British have just failed to gel il used as a check on Ihe .veracity of forlh- coming reports on the size and deployment of armies. .It undoubtedly will come up again in any discussion of disarmament. It is obvious thai it is going to be one of the reliances in whatever machinery is evolved. Soviet Foreign Minister peace V. M. |Molotov's statement yesterday accepting the principle of international inspection machinery along with other statements in this field make it certain it will be one of the prime factors in discussions. Zacharias' story serves to em phasiz.e' the .necessity for extreme care before the safey of the United States is left to internatitoial inspection. ,He apparently -makes the point unwillingly, and drives ,il home, oddly enough, while quoting '<Fran'z Von Rintelen, famous pro-Nazi German secret .agent, on '{he general practices of espionage. Von Rinlelen, says Zacharias, once poinled out that ^the United Slales in those days made virtually no effort to hide its mililary de' velopments, but .added, and this is FLOATING HOME SIKS Chicago, Nov. 30 —(/P)— Police weie looking for Carl Sglluscb to tell him that .his home had sunk in the -Chicago river. His home was an old 65-foot cabin cruiser which bqgan taking water after Sattusch, an elderly man, left on a molor trip over Ihe Thanksgiving Day •holiday. Coast guardsmen were unable,to purno the water out and salvage Ihe boat. require hundreds of highly qualified agents x x and no intelligence service can afford to concentrate ( such a huge arm x x in any one country." Von Rinlelen also pomlcd out lhat peacetime military activity acars little relation to the sudden developmenls and expansions of wartime, and concluded -that ulli- mate failure is always the lot of espionage- in -the .United States. This country is not unique, in Ihese respects, .among the areas which will -be subject to any international inspection plans, o Record of Continued from Pane One touchdowns or Benton when he scored bolh Hope tallies. His defense work all year has been above average. Credit too must be given Jack Wells whose best pertorm- cince probably was against Camden when he scored all Hope's touchdowns. Hope fans will long remember the last few seconds of tho Fordycc game when Wells sneaked off tackle for 12 yards and the winning tally. Wells was a slar defensive man. In the line the work of Bill Morton and Billy Milam at guard positions couldn't bo beat. Bolh wore .Heady players and far above avcr- Igc. Jack Ray al center was a whoolhorse on defense, especially at breaking up passes. Wilton Gar- I'ott played a lot of tackle while our /ole goes to Denny Smith as the line's steadiest player. At end Carrol Huddleston came through like a veteran and Clarancc Walker was a defensive power. At Quarterback Douglas Mullins seldom called a wrong play. The surprise player of che year was Buddy Suttnn who tilled in well for Rogers. Credil loo must be given Tommy Britt, Roecc Miller. Charles Reed, James Rtis- nol, Robert McCullough. Charles Crawford, Charles Gough and Bobby Beardon, and too the boys didn't get in many games bul kept the regulars hustling to hold Iheir posi- lions in praclice sessions. Playing Iheir lasl game in high school Turkey day wore: Douglas Mullins, Charles (Buster) Rogers, Charles Reed, Jimmy Walters, Bill Morton, Billy Milam, Echols Locke, Bobby Franklin, Charles Gough and Carroll Huddleston. The record: Hope 19, DeQueen 0; Hope 25, Smackover 7: Hope 12, El Dorado 32; Hope 20, Jonesboro 19; Hope 12, Nashville .0; Hope 12, Texarkana 20; .Hope 20, ;Camden 0; Hope 26, Hot Springs 13; Hope 13, Benton 7; Hope 32, Gurdon 7: Hope 20, Fordyce 14; -Hope 25, Pine Bluff 0. The squad: Charles Reed, Don Duffie, Bobby Bearden. Tommy Britt, O. T. Cranford, Charles Gough, Buddy Sutton, .Jack Ray, Douglas Mullins Lawrence Albritton, Rence Miller, Echols Locke, Carrol Huddleston, James Russell, Kenneth Reed, S. A. Westbrooke, Jimmy Walters, .Tank Wells, Jack Boll. Odis Keith, iBilly Milam, Chqrles Wilson. Clar- ,ence Walker, 'Roberl McCullough, : Bobby Franklin, Charles Crawford, Wilton Garret, Bill Morion, Capt., Denny Smith, Buster Rogers. Coaches: Joe Dildy and Nolan Tollell. Managers: Eugene While Don Holt. and 0 Ktfl| f ulvm Sinfrjll- All Ri|htt fount THE QUINTS promptly .relieve coughs .of CHEST COLDS Wholesale Prices Soar to Highest Level in 2 Years Washington, Nov. 30 —(/P)— Wholesale prices have soared to the highest level in 2 years and are 21.8 per cent steeper than at the end of last June, tne latest index from the bureau of labor statistics shows. The index rose 1.1 per cent during the week ended Nov 23 to 137.3 per cent of Ihe 1942 average and the highest mark since 1920. Food was up .5 of one per cent compared w.ith Ihe previous week and 51.8 per cent compared with a year ago. The index is based 'on 900 commodilies. From where I sit... Joe Marsh Ed Carey Invents a Weed Killer Monday, December 2, 1946 HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Po§« Thrti a I Phone 7-18 Between • •. m. and 4 p. Social Calendar Monday, December 2 The Y.W.A. of the First Baptist church will meet Monday night at B o'clock at the church. A attendance is urged. full Thursday, December 5 The Pat Cleburno Chapter U.D.C. will meet Thursdny allornoon at ' ,2:30 at tho home of Mrs. Grady (Williams on South Elm Street with Mrs. II. J. F. Carroll, Mrs. Georgia ilnynes, Mrs. Alvah Williams and Mrs. Pal Casey as associate hostesses. Coming and Going Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Thcwatl of Broken Bow, Oklahoma and Mr. and Mrs. bavid Conner of Spring!)!!!, Louisiana were the week end gui'sts of Mr. and Mis. Cm Us Mornn here. Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Herndon had as Saturday guests Mr. and Mrs. Hoy Powell and little daughter, Sandy of Tcxarkana. Girths Mr. and Mrs. Robert Calhoun announce the arrival of a daughter, Linda Ruth, born Monday, December 2, at Julia Chester hospital. . Mr. and Mrs. John A. Priola announce the arrival of a son, John Anthony born Tuesday, November H at Baptist Slate Hospital in M6mphis. Mrs. Priola wilt be re- rric'mbercd ns the former . MIS< Louise?; iArtleUJ'-; v: k Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Hicks and son, James Lawson and Mr. and Mrs. Kniiilc LiUou of Stamps were Sunday visitors in Hope. Mrs. Russell Sl?ed has arrived lo make her homo with her par- cnls, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hcarnc while her husband is serving overseas in China with the Navy. Mrs. A. D. Brannan has returned from Pine Bluff where slv; lias spent the pasl Iwo weeks attending Ihe bedside of hur brother, •A. M. Hart who is critically ill at his home there. Mrs. H. C- Cuuninuham Jr. and _ little son, Chan wore the Sunday lc || u 10 commiltee why the govern- Kucs_ls of Mr. and Mrs. Charles nicnl was not ready, immediately :it the start of the coal strike, to begin movement of naluarl gas , -- through the war-built $143,000,000 ^S^S=^^ES5^S^=ggH^=E=H?' 1 Big Inch and Lillle Inch pipelines, ~ iimning 1,500 miles from Ihe South" * Fields to the Krug Called Before House Committee Washington. Dec. 2—M')A House Commillce, eager lo learn more abciul what moves the government plans in Ihe coal crisis, summoned Secretary ot Inlcrior J. A. Krug before il today. Tho cabinet officer's appearance (at 1 p.m., CST). was compelled by a suupouna of the commiltee investigating surplus property. However, the secretary said the subpoena is unnecessary — thai lie would have appeared voluntarily. The Doctor Says: BY WILLIAM A. O'BRIEN, M.D. Written for NEA Service Frequent washing of the hair is not harmful. It docs not produce baldness, premature grayness, or any hair disease. The scalp, as well as the hair; requires frequent thorough, washing with feoap and'water. This practice is in no sense harmful, either.- An understanding of hair structure should be the basis for scalp and hair hygiene. Tho average scalp contains more lhan 100,000 hairs, and each one-is made up of three layers. The outer layers consist of flat,'overlapping cells .resembling shingles; the middle layer contains cells which arc arranged along the long axis of the hair to make it flexible; and the inner layer consists of a group of cells extending through the center of the shaft. Skin Gives Hair Blood Hairs arc not hollow. In fact, Western lAllies Get Nowhere With Protests Against Red-Dominated Elections By DeWITT MacKENZIE AP Foreign Affairs Analyst "Disturbing reports" which Vashinglon has heard aboul the projected ,Polish national election or January has impelled the U.S. Stale Dcpartrnenl to advise Warsaw once more that ;it expects equal rights and facilities ,to be accorded all democratic,.;-and anli- ~~87.l parlies. The American < note expressed surprise that the election hasn't seen carried out this year, in ac cordance with the Big Three agree ment at Potsdam in 1945 for the Holding of an election as soon as Ostensibly, Krug was called to Ed Carey invented • new way to kill weeds .. .a special, homemade chemical you spray around the garden, so you don't have to grub •round between the plants. First and only time he.triqd it, .it was death to weeds all .right. Only thing is that it killed -the plants, too! Guess .that's the way with all thes,e well-intentioned schemes tp end our troubles and correct the ..quirks pf nature. !Uke Prohibition as a means of ending the abuse of drinking, Almost everybody know? —.from past experience, or (rora looking .at "4ry" counties — that Prohibition kills respect .tot lair and oroVer, and substitutes the greater evils «f gangsterism, hip-•flask drinking, juvenile delinquency, «nd .poisoned''hooch," From where I sit, the only sensible thing is to.do our weeding the pld-fashjoned way—like the brpw- ers are doing with Self-Regulation. Wa.toh out for ajjuses -». but don't kill .the plants! possible. This communication wesl Gas and Oi eastern seaboard. But committee members indi- catcd they would i'ire questions running the gamut of the issues in the critical coal strike. C. Girard Davidson, assistant in- tcrior secretary, told the committee last Wednesday that the de- •lartment has under active consideration" use of the pipelines for movement of gas during the eastern coal shortage. Ho added, however, that no decision had been reached. Davidson's disclosure was supplemented Saturday by a statement from Ralph K. Davis, acting director of the department's oil some of them have only the outer iind middle layers of cells. Around each hair there are several oil glands which open on the skin near the root. At the base of each hair the skin is arranged to form a tiny bowl through which the hair receives its blood supply. Hair grows at a rate of aboul one- half inch per month, and shaving or cutting docs not make it return any thicker or coarser. Whether hair is straight or curly depends upon tho shape of the hah in tho scalp; naturally curly hair is colled at the base. Baldness, especially in men, is largely the result of an inherited tendency, and Ihosc who lose their hair before they reach the age of 30 can do little ot prevent the loss Hair may fall out after an illness or in diseases of the- endocrine glands, but there is no proof that wearing a light hat may cause baldness. Hair should bo washed as often as it is soiled, for Ihe surface col lection of oil and dirt interferes with its natural luster. There are small openings that hold oil in the hair's middle layer of cells, and it is this oil which gives hair its sheen. Gray hair results from tho trap- pint! of an extra amount of air within the hair and failure to produce sufficient coloring matter. Brush Hair Daily A patient with acne or pimples should pay special attention to hair cleanliness, as his skin condition is made worse by dirty hairs falling over his face. On a normal scalp there is an accumulation of colls which come from surface shedding, but oily ac- :omes on lop of last week's Ho manian election which was re garded with concern by both Washington and London. There was a heavy Communist majority, and acting U. S. Secretary of State Dean Achcson said that there was no free and unfettered election as Romania had promised. Some diplomatic experts in Washington have commented that the forthcoming election in Poland will be the- first held in that country in mid-winter — a period which ordinarily produces such severe weather that it might keep much of Hie rural population away from the polls. Should this.be the case in January, the largely conserva- Uvc peasanls might be unable to vote while the Red industrial centers would be unhampered. It would be interesting to know lust how much Washington and The toughest trulh which the world faces at Ihis moment is that there is nothing in common politically, economically or socially between Russian communism and western Western democracy. All the quarrels which have been disrupting the Allied conferences and the deliberations of the United Nations revolve about that truth. If it weren't for this one difference there would be harmony and there would be no spcculalion aboul whelhcr a third world war must be fought. But to gel back to our multons —Poland and the Balkans. All of eastern Europe, the Balkans and Central Europe up lo the western frontier of Poland has been Jogged down in Moscow's books as falling definitely and irrevocably within th Russian zone of influence. Greece still is outside tho fold, but communism is after it, and Austria also is a stale which the Soviet Union feels belongs within her new political empire. It would, of course, be wishful thinking lo believe that elections in lhal big area wouldn't be patterned after the Russian syste That is a one-party system, and the one part is Communist. To be sure some of the elections have had more lhan the one parly, taut the conduct of those elections had bocn challenged by non-Communists who declared Ihat they were deprived of their voles by one scheme or anolher. Several parties besides the Communists went to Record of Bowl Games to Be Played New Years New York, Dec. 2 — UP) — The latest lineup of the bowl games: Dec. 7 Glass Bowl at Toledo: Toledo University vs. Gales. Papoose Bowl at Oklahoma City: DOROTHY DIX Bad Marital Prospects Government to Continued from Page One division of the Bureau of Mines; Dr. Philip Hauser, assistant to Secretary of Commerce Harriman; and George Haas, director of research and statistics for the Treasury Department. Although it had been expected that several cabinet officers would be called by the government, Krug was Ihe only one of Ihe president's official family named among the wilnesscs. He signed the mine'con- tract which Lewis terminated, touching off Ihe walkout of the 400,00 Osoft coal miners 12 days ago. DEAR MISS DIX: I have just read the letter from the 17 - year- old girl who has fallen out of love with the dissipated boy to whom she is engaged, but Who is afraid lo break the engagement because he threatens to go back to being a drunkard if she does, and I want ",o say a word of warning to her. I was fool enough to fall into lhat trap and marry a drunkard to keep him sober, and for 30 years he has punished me for everything I did that peeved him by going on. a spree. H e can go to the lodge and :.t is all right, but if I accept an invitation to spend an evening with other women, he comes home drunk. I don't dare even tt) belong lo any social or religious clubs. Jf I even go to a lecture, he goes,oh a binge. I have a daughter, living three hours' drive from me., ant* I would just love to spend a day or two with her now and then, but I dare not go. I did once and he didn't come home for two days, after having been on a prolonged drunk. I hope my experience will make this girl realize what she will go through if she marries a mdn to keep him sober. There is no other man who is such a coward and cad as'the-drinking man who en- slave's''h'iS wife with his vice, i^.-i: ONE WHO KNOWS Stop 'Sign ANSWER: I hope that this letter will 'be a stop sign to many a girl who is thinking of marrying a sot ,16! 'reform him. At any rate, it will' g'iye'her a picture of the kind of'.life-'she will lead if she marries : ,a. ! man who makes his weakness 'a'whip of scorpions with which he'' iasHes her into abject slavery. . 'Hfer'days will be filled with anxiety th^t will eat oiit her very heart, 1 ''<and she will lie awake at nigHt'-listehing for the drag of a drunkeK footstep, and she will never kiibw ' any peace or rest of jtiind."No man is worth it. London hope lo achieve by their j the polls in ^Romania last week, persistent objections to the nature '""' ' ~* " ' ~~™ " of the elections being held in such and gas divisjon, saying discussions are underway with a "number of applicants" to operate the pipelines as gas convevors. Dissatisfied with what Chairman Slaughter (D-Mo.) called the "vagueness" of Davidson's testimony, the House Committee on Wednesday disoalched an invila- tion lo Krug to appear two hours countries as Romania, Bulgaria and Poland. Certainly one would expecl Ihcm to keep reiterating vhe principles agreed to by the Big Three, but as a matter of cold fact such prolcsls have, been, and so far as one can see will conlinuc lo be, as unproduclive as halloing down a rain-barrel. but most of them were Communist under other names. Opponents of communism charged that .irregularities deprived them of their ballots. Thai's Ihe way things have been, and it's likely to be the way they will continue to bo. That part of Europe is in the Soviet :Cold, and the only question is how much further the Red tide will run. Lewis disregard of a court order lo keep Ihe contract in effect brought on the contempt trial before Districl Federal Judge T. Alan Goldsborough. , Collisson, who has testified that Lewis never disclosed his direct demands in the mine dispute before cancelling the contract was cross-examined closely by Welly K. Hopkins, Lewis' chief attorney. Hopkins pursued the same line of questioning as he did before the court recessed on Friday. This was intended to show that the government had not called on the Wage Stabilization Board for approval of disputes over the coal contract prior to Nov. 1. The court inquired last week as to why Lewis had not submitted the current dispute to .the Wage Slabilizalion Board, as permitted under the Smilh-Connally act instead of serving the "termination" notice which percipitated the coal Coffeyville (Kas.) Jr. College vs Cameron (Okla) Jr. College Little Rose Bowl at Pasadena, Calif.: Kilgore, Tex. Jr. College vs Compton, Calif,, Junior college. Dec 13 Peach Bowl at Macon, .Ga.: Georgia Military vs Tennessee Wesleyan Dec. 14 Tobacco Bowl at Lexington, Kentucky: St. Bonaventure vs Muhlenberg Dec. 21 Optimist Bowl at Houston, later. When he did not show up, the group issued the subpoena. Krug's aides later said Ihe secrelary did no.l respond to : the Wednesday in?$i| vitation because he was conferring with Atlorney General Tom Clark, on the government's contempt case against Mine Chief John L. Some experts have told Ihe committee tnai movement of nalural gas through the pipelines would hirdlv make ;\ dent in the fuel shortage resulting from the strike. Uas mat couici be transported, they said-, would amount to the heat equivalent of only about 6,000 tons of coal daily, compared with normal coal output in excess of 2,000,000 tons. o A new potalo digging machine scparales the tubers from rucks by blowing the polatpes off a moving belt with a blasl of air. cumulations represent hygienic neirlect. Hair should be thoroughly brushed daily, to remove dust, dirt, and dandruff, and to dislribule Ihe nal- ural oil. There is no evidence lhal welling Ihe hair before combing or brushing il causes it lo fall out Man.y persons neglect thorough hair - rinsing following a shampoo, Hair which has been properly cleansed should give a squeaking noise when Ihe fingers are rubbed over it. Any mild soao and water which is nol too hard can be used in shampooing. at school? ANSWER: No. QUESTION: Is ncarsightcdness made worse by the use of the eyes Nearsightsdness appears in childhood and progres- os until about the ape of 21. It is just as frequent in children who do nol altend school as in Ihosc who do. BACK ACHE DUE TO KIDNEYS? Read This: If excess acidity of your urine makes your bock ache so you groan . . . so you get up three or four times a night to pass water, now be of good cheer. Three generations ago n famous doctor noticed that hundreds of his patients had this backache. He developed a medicine made of exactly the right amount of sixteen herbs, roots, vegetables, and balsams .—truly Nature's own way to relief. Now millions have used it. The medicine is Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root. Instantly you take it, it starts to work Hushing out those excess acids that may be causing your backache . . . increasing the (low of urine to help ease that burning sensation when you pass water . . . and that bladder irritation that makes you get up nights. Caution: take as directed. You'll say it's really marvelous. For free trial supply, send to Dept. U, Kilmer 6n Co., Inc., Box 12S5, Stamford, Conn. Or-rget full-sized bottle of Swamp- University Cagers to Open Season Wednesday Night Fayelleville, Dec. 2 — (fP)— Although the scuspn opener with Tulsa University is set for Wednes- uay night, Coach Gene Lambert says starting berths on the Uni versily of Arkansas learn slill arc open. basketball Center George Kok, the six-foot, ten-inch skyscraper who led the Southwest Conference in scoring lasl season, probably is the nearest ling lo a sure bcl for a starting New Mexico President Takes Off ice By FRANK TREMAINE Mexico Cily, Dec. 2 — (UP) — Miguel Alcman began • a six-year term as president of Mexico today pledged lo continue the "good neighbor" policy and lead his country in a broad program of agricultural and industrial expansion. The new 44-year-old, Mexico president took Ihe oath of office yesterday in Mexico City's national theater. Three thousand ' persons, including the diplomatic representatives of 39 nations, watched the impressive 30-minute ceremony. Aleman succeeds Manuel r Avila Camacho. . ;-•_. Aleman touched only briefly .on foreign affairs during his inaugural address. Most of his speech was an outline of internal riolicies and plans for business and farm development "The 'good neighbor'- policy," he said, " . .. having become a perma nent political form, satisfies our deal of international understanding. Amid the world-wide confusion of this hour, the new world must be the guardian ot Ihe human freedoms.' ' Aleman called on Mexican in- duslrialisls and workers to "cooperate in a program for the bctler- ment of the republic." H elisled nine "urgent" reform proposals needed to bring about labor-management peace. Aleman said Mexico's economic policy "shall be pointed toward monetary normalcy, combatting inflation and avoiding deflation." H's four-point program for industriali- sation included proposals for technical training, tariff protection, .ind road building. He said foreign technicians would be invljed to Mexico to aid in expanding many strike.. Collisson acknowledged again Little Rock, Dec. 2 — (&}— The Arkansas Supreme court ruled today that divorce does not necessarily dissolve the responsibilities of guardianship one spouse holds for the otliir who might be mentally incompetent and ordered Dr. D. S. Barton, Hoi Springs, to pay the stale of Tennessee al the rate of $400 annually from April 24, 1933 for Ihe care of his divorced wife, Lorella, in the central Tennessee hospital at Nashville. Dr. Barton was appolnled guardian for his wife in 1921 after she was committed to the hospital. He obtained a Utah divorce in 1926 and ceased making payments for Mrs. Barton's care in 1933. Miller Chancery was sustained in absolving Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Huff and Mrs. Salina Notingham and others from repaying to the Lincoln National Life Insurance o., taxes which Ihe company mistakenly had paid on two tracts of Miller County farm lands. The courl held lhal Ihe company was barred by by Ihe three-year Statute of Limitations from recoverint the taxes. that in some instances the government had not filed notices of disputes with WSB. By this questioning of Collisson, the UMW counsel apparently sought to prove there had been no interference with the "sovereign" functions of government and thus, that Judge Goldborough's "stop strike" restraining order was void. Goldsborough has held that the sovereign power is involved and that the Norris-LaGuardia act, restricting use of court injunctions in labor disputes, does not apply in this case. As the hour approached (9 a. m., CST) for resumption of the case before U. S. District Judge T. Alan Goldsborough, there was no sign of a crack in the strike, now in its twelfth day. 1. Southern Coal Mine Owners gathered lo thresh out sharp differences as to whether contract negotiations should be re-opened with the United Mine Workers. If a contract agreement could be reached, it would open the way for ending- the strike and returning the mines, now held by the government, to private operations. 2. Surveys indicated that 1,000,000 persons in coal-dependent industries may be out of work by the end of the week if the walkout of 400,000 miners continues. Over the week-end the jobless total hit the 100,000 mark. Testimony from cabinet-level witnesses was delayed by cross-examinations of Navy Captain N. H. Collisson, federal coal mines administrator, begun before the trial was recessed Friday. Texas: College of Ihe Pacific vs N. Texas Slale. Dec. 28 Blue-Gray game at Montgomery, Ala. Jan. 1 Rose Bowl at -Pasadena: Illinois vs UCLA Sugar Bowl at New Orleans: Georgia vs North Carolina Orange Bowl at Miami: Tennessee vs Rice Cotton Bowl at Dallas: Arkansas vs Louisiana State Sun Bowl at El Paso, Texas: Virginia Tech' (invited) vs Southern Methodist (invited) Oil Bowl at Houston: Georgia Tech vs St. Mary's '-iDEAR' DOROTHY DIX: My wife is a regular howler for money. She drives me mad because I can never give her enough to satisfy her, although I work five days a week, with overtime and on : Saturdays and holidays. I served four years! in the Army, and I am not well. I get tired out so -easily. I don't drink or spend any money on myself. She is a poor housekeeper and [ have to eat out of cans half the time. Sometimes I think she is trying to kill me so she can get my insurance money. What can I do? AN UNHAPPY HUSBAND ANSWER: There: is nothing you can do except to leave her and let her see how she likes • supporting herself. -That kind of woman has no heart or conscience, and she will never change. But you don't rtge have to endure Tier cruel .tyranny unless you are just so tired and worn out and discouraged that you haven't the energy to resist her demands. , Court- Docket Copyright, 1946, United Stales Brewers Foundation TO DRIVE K 50 THRILLING, SPEEOV- TELL ME WHAT I SHOULD v PC' l^jjlj 'I s4"~ " , IMPORTANT THING TO ABOUT -DRIVING A CAR IS^ HAVE ANY TRPOBI-E.cAuL. ON ^ HEFNER NASH CO. MQ«P is '-Satisfied Customers" 314 I. 3.rd Street Hppe, * Phone 442 Poor little chest muscles all sore and "achcy" from hard coughing? Quick, Mentholatum! Rut it on back, chest, neck. Youi child will like that warm, gentl;. stimulating action! Mentholatur helps lessen congestion without ir ritating child's delicate normt dun. At same time comfortin vapors get down into irrituti bronchial tubes, lessen coughing (P ItUQ, Tke tjuoUiolatura Co USEP FOR OVI"* 50 YEARS TO COMFORT COIP5 ssignment, but he is receiving .iff competition from Alan Carter, ix-foot, four-inch pre-war letler- lan. Al (Pop) Williams, a transfer, nd Jesse Wilson, anolher pre-war •tier-winner, appear to be front- unners for the starting forward ositions. At. the guard posls, Rob- rl Honca, pre-war lellerman; ony Byles, letlerrnan back from isl year's squad, and C. L. Hor- jn, a reserve last season, are crapping for starting nods. Lambert will be able to start a .uinlel averaging slighlly more nan six feel, five inches a man. Melvin McGalia, Charles Lively nd Earl Wheeler, all lellermen, nd Ken Holland, Alvin Duke, Hernan Slyles and Howard Hughes re members of Ihe Porker lool- .all loam and will not be available or basketball until after the Colon Bowl game Jan. 1, industries. Music Czar Wins Caste in Chicago Court Chicago, Dec. 2 — (UP)— U. S. District Judge Waltcr'.S. Labuy lo The Supreme court reversed a Howard Circuit courl award of $15.58 per week for 450 weeks to the dependents oi Alfred Powell against the Transport Co., of Texas and ils nsurance carrier bul ordered Iho same award to be made against (he Arkansas Fuel il Co., and its insurance currier. Powell, an employe of the niel oil company at Nashville, was kille in a true kaccidc-nl Feb. 19, 1945. II was contended thai lie had gone to help recover a truck belonging lo tho Texas Company when ho wa killed and thai he was a temporary employe of Ihe Texas company. City Docket J. C. Jamison, drunk and driving, forfeiled $25.00 cash bond. Vernon A. Murrah, drunk and driving, forfeited $25.00 cash bond. Clinton Smith, drunkenness, plea of guilty, fined $10.00. The following forfeited a $10.00 cash bond on a charge of drunkenness: Earl Thornton, Bill McLarty, B. L. Shafner, Everett Reed, Roy Hunt, Joe Maxwell, Jr., Charlie Gilkey, Buck Brown, Lee Nellons, James Jones. M. O. Burns, Jessie Givens, E. C. Williams.. Buddy Finn, resisting arrest, dismissed. State Docket Mitchell Moore, speeding, forfeited $5.00 cash bond. William James Stultz, forgery & Uttering, examination waived, held to Grand Jury. Bond fixed at $300.00. William James Stultz, forgery and uttering, Examination waived Held to grand jury, Bond fixed at $300.00. Frederick Lee Stultz, littering, Examination waived, Held to DEAR MI$S DIX:' My husband and I are joint owners of a business that he started when we were first married. We have struggled and slaved and have made quite a success of it. Now he believes he has fallen in love with a young married woman, who has left her husband so she can get a divorce lo marry my husband. 1 love my husband dearly and this is nearly breaking my heart, but I have told him that I will not stand in the way of his happiness. However, this is where a queer complication comes in: He wants me to continue working in the business, as I have it all at 'my fin-,. ,^ers' ends and he knows it.will suffer a mortal blow if I leave. Also, his sponsors, from whom most of • the business comes, have told him that if he does this to me they are through with him. ^ What should I do? Should I continue in the business, half of which, of course, belongs to me, or should I get out? Do you think if he marries this wo.man, his wife will like the idea of me in 1;he of- Cice and joint owner of the busi- The judge found lhat Ihe act violates the 5th amendment by its i-cstriction upon freedom of speech, is shown by peaceful picketing; violates the 5lh and 13th amendments by its restriction upon the employ ment of labor; and violales ihe fifth amendment by an arui- .... ,., ,. ,. , , . Irary classification as between em- i-iclJudge Walter. S. Labuy lo- l y ^ d employers, and as lo dismissed a criminal mforma- ,,,',. nnmmlmi ;..,4i nns industries." StJoseph W&SfXXK&fK /VyHY\ ache, neuralgia. »•» PAY I monthly functional • • • jtn»P pa'"- Bottle of 100. •• • gVJtyC 35o. What a bareainl |^JU WORLD'S IAROIST SEUER AT JbW> lion filed by the' government against President James C. Petrillo of Ihe American Federation of Musicians, and ruled that the Lea act is unconstitutional. The government, in an information filed June 13, charged thai Polriilo violaled the Lea act in calling a slrike May • 28 againsl radio slalion WAAF, Chicago. The acl makes it a crime lo force or allempt lo force a station to hire more employes than necessary. PetriHo's attorneys welcomed the case as a lest of the act's con- slitutionalily. Labuy in his ruling said that the law, and ils application violates the 5th amendment to the constitution "because of the indefiniteness and uncertainly in Ihe definition of a criminal offense." ther communications industries. Book Wows Japs Ernest Hobereclit, 29, United Press correspondent from Watonga, Okla., has hit the jackpot In Japan with a highly-spiced book called "Tokyo Romance." It is the story of a Gl occupation Soldier and a Japanese girl. Kich- etd Ferguson, NEA-Acme photographer, caught this picture of Hoberecht looking like an authy in Tokyo " * A high official told a reporler lhal before the government completes its case it expects to call most of the officials who signed affidavits supporting the Nov. 18 order, in which Goldsborough directed Lewis to withdraw "termination" of the UMWs contract With the government. II was Lewis' disregard for the order which led to Ihe contempt charge. These officials include Secretary of Interior Krug, who signed for the government the coal contracl which Lewis has declared void; Secrelary of War Palterson, Secretary of tne Navy Forrestal, Civilian Production Adminislralor John D. Small and Defense Transportation Director J. Monroe Johnson. There were increasing indicalions that the court battle will be a long one. Government atlorneys eslimaled that their case against Lewis may be completed by Wednesday. After that, the defense plans at least two days of rebuttal arguments, and more time may be needed if wil- nesses for the union leader are called. And a hearing on the restraining order probably will follow the con- tempi trial. If Lewis is found guilty of contempt—and Goldsborough has said llatly lhal he beilieves Lewis is guilty—the union plans to carry the fight to the Circuit Court of Appeals. With this in mind, the UMW leader's attorneys are building a case in the present trial designed to show thai government operation of the mines it seized is only a "token operation," and lhat for this reason the sovereign power of the government is not involved. Goldsborough held that it was when he ruled last week that the Act does not apply in the Lewis Norris-LaGuardia anti-Injunction case. He said the court had a right to enjoin a labor union when a "potenlial public calamily" threatened. Over the week-end, a spokesman for the coal mines administration announced that "numerous" applications for fines of $1 to $2 a day against individual striking coal miners have been approved by the government. Fines for contracl violations—intended to prevent wildcat strikes— are authorized under the Krug- Lewis agreement. They could nol be collecled until the present walkout ends and, when deducted from pay envelopes, would be paid into a union medical and hospital fund. There was also much talk about Ihe case over the week end. Senator Ball (R-Minn) said in a radio debate yesterday that the strike is in "defiance" of the War Labor Disputes Acl and it" is more like an insurrection than a labor dispute." Arguing against Ball on the issue, Eugene Cotlon, Assistant CIO general counsel, declared: "The simple fact is that where a court issues a restraining order con ccived to be a violation of a constitutional right, there is tridiiioiv al right lo lest lhal order." Grand Jury, Bond fixed at $300.00. Luther Laudermilk, Grand Larceny, Examination waived, Held to Grand Jury, Bond fixed at $500. Legal Notice NOTICE Notice is hereby given that there has been filed in the -office of the Department of Education of Hempstead County, Arkansas, a petition purporting to be signed by the maioritv of the qualified electors of the Iron Springs School District No. 22 of Hempstead County, Arkansas. This petition asks the County Board of Education of HeniRstead County to dissolve the said Iron Springs school district and annex the territory thereof lo Blevins School District No. 3 of Hempstead County, Arkansas. Notice is hereby given that the County Board of Education wil meet in the County Court House of Hope, Arkansas at 10:30 a, m. on Tuesday, December 17, 1946 for the purpose of considering and acting on the above named petition. Signed: E. R, Brown County Supervisor of Education Dec. 2, 9, 1946 HEARTBROKEN Announcing A Special Lecture- Ship Week December 1- through 7. Different Speaker with a different subject each Evening, Place Church of Christ, 5th and Grady, Hope, Ark. Time A cordial welcome is extended you. Remember the bate:'- Dec, 1-7. ANSWER: I think that when it comes to a choice between the Girl Friend and the business in which your husband has put so much hard work and all of his ambitions arid. hopes and desires, that he will stick to the business and let 'the charmer go. Most men are more in love with their store or office than they are with any woman. So if you will just have patience and stand pat on the business pro- pasilions, you are practically sure to win out. (Released by The Bell Syndicate, Inc.) .'. Just The Gifts For Her... Lovely Scarfs She'll love one of these pretty scarfs. 10091 wool in pastels and plaids. Exquisite Silk Scarfs in pastel shades. Beautiful colors, Hand Made Foot Warmers Lovely hand made foot warmers that will please her. Bright colors and pastels. All sizes. MISS HENRY'S SHOP Phone 252 112 S. Main

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