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I I age HO PI STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Monday, December 23,1946 Old Lead Roof Creeping Off Cathedral iGfrfc. U was ravaged by ure in 1114. In 1861 the central tower and spire collapsed, but they rose again tfrom the tfujna. Further damage came in violent gale-, of 1929-30. Solution of Fats Problem Is Nuts AP Newsfeatures AD w. ,\t* ». London—The solution of the fats AP ivewsreatures problem may be nuts for Britons. » Chichester, Eng. —The lead and' Ground nuts in sufficient qiumti- silver roof of old Chich-ister cnth-1 ties to overcome the shortage of •edral is "creeping 'like" a cater-; fats ars expected to bo available "•pillar," whfte the death" wateh | before long from Tanganyika. Nor- beetle ticks away underneath. ', thru Rhodesia, and pbssibl'.- Nyas- Lord Leconfield of Sussex, has I aland. appealed tor $120.000 for urgent I A commission has been stuclvins repairs to the 850-year-old edilice. | the problem of Africa. Tile scheme The -whole of the 200-year-old I would involve a capital outlay by lead roof, containing much me- the British rxchenuer. It envisagn'x- Hollywood to Best war. Smaller Battle Wagons AP Newsfeatures London—Battleships of the future may be smaller than they art- today and re.-'ctnblf.- surfaced r;ii'i;na- i ines in appearance, according, to jKrar - Acini, tt. O. Tluirsfk-ld. \\vi- iiins in "f'.rns.'-ey':; Naval Annual i for 1<M(>" which was recently pub- I lished here. j The atomic bomb and rocket weapons are likely to bring auoui suggests, point- .sliips are not needed to hunu'h terrific rocket bdmbardmonts. Formerly lie says, the design of a battleship disval silver, must be stripped off and recast. Its sloughing off has left great gaps at the top. Essential repairs also will have to be made to the stonework. Better ventilation will have to be provided to retard the undermining of the begun in beetles. The cathedral was large development benefits tu Tanganyika and Nyasaland. At present most of the nuts come from Nigeria. Once the nuts, which grow rapidly, are in production, the commission believes it will be a permanent industry even when normal .sources of fats return. ' I I. I I! - ' i £ « H WRITTEN - YOR B L E SSI ^ The cordiality o] Christmas is one of the finest blessings that any of us can possibly enjoy. To us, Christmas means much more than just the opportunity of presenting and receiving gifts. It's more than a season of exchanging greetings and it goes far deeper than the traditional festive occasions. 1 Christmas, for us, is a season of genuine good will and happiness, a time of thanksgiving for all. | AP Newsfeatures ! New \ovk-Because of the 'the motion picture public in Europe such a tcndeiw he .and cthOi- parts of the world willijug out that Yii'a'v 'see only the best American pictures 'during the oomiiu; year. American movie distributors credit several factors for bringing a-j \ v; ; s govcr.r'd b" thi j bout this condition, in addition to j p, fm.-ma! armament' '. the fact that musiy Hollywood pro- \ having no recoil <-<]•< due-lions might noi be acceptable to j f ro m coniparaliv-'lv'li foreign. ardieneos. . i Though Adin. Tluu One is t!U't production of six war- rmtes chnn-'cs h 'time y.-ars has piled up, tinseon by " " : most work! audi'.-ncos. With an avo- i rase of about 51)11 a year, this : means Hollywood has stockpiled a- i bout 3,000 major feature pictures in j addition to current productions. j To mct't concrete limitations of j available showing time, the eight i major American producers have ! instituted ;i self- limitation policy ! of showing only a maximum of n- jbt.ut -10 pictures a year in each ; cllt battleships will take. I country, unles:; specitic trade agrr-e- ! o jmcnts reduce Uv.> maximum mini-, Household Show Big Gain ; ber still lurther. ' | New York representatives of U.S. j AP Newsfeatures film producers pointed out that! Wnsbinton—The Census Rereau I competition results in these 320 A-i says that when the decade ends in I merican pictures being the very : 1930 these two things will have hap- j best, from the viewpoint of enter- penccl to American households; I tainment value. , 15,000,000 new ones will be formed. Another factor limiting American 9,000.000 will bo broken up. pictuies shown overseas has come Thus three will be a net gain of j from competition of British and 6,0000.000 households. ! Russian pictures in the world mar- j In Census Bureau parlance a •ket. household is a head of a family Bciorc the war, American pic- plus relatives, lodgers and others lures had an absolute pre-eminence ! living under the same roof and Convict Freed AP Ncwsfea'tures City — ., , Utah prison's foir,ol;en man is now a free man. 'JO years after he was sup- pos.-u to toileit hir, life before a linn;; squad. . He nain-.-d but 'rocket's'. | oryonc at the ,... he launcrit'd ' !ml Charley. When he lit vessels cloned r ? c- e n I 1 y, C h given a new suit and Vets Win Highest Grades Cincinnati —A.P.—Veterans at Ihe University of Cincinnati are making better grades than non-vel- I'nin students, it has been announced by Major Spencer Shank, director uf the institution's veterans' education division. In proportion to their numbers there are more ex GI's than non- jvcteians on the current dean's lists of students ranking scholastic-ally ' among Iho top 10 per cent in their ! classes. It was announced that vel- j erans accounted for -14 per cent of the total enrollment and 47 percent says"the atomic bomb is. in fact, nothiim hut a lii^- '. gor and better bomb," anil there ! is no reason to accept t!ie prophecy I that it is "likely to hsve any great i influence on the design of battk 1 ! ships." | Nothing happened in World War j II, he states, to justify the abandonment, of sea fence.'!, though it is ; not yet possible to predict exactly ! what form the .successors to pros- a sup-toothed Japanese! of the- students making Iho dean's Masota Karumai, but <-v- ! lists. Commenting on CH- disclosure, penitentiary called Major Shank sa'icl: "Our veteran ; par- stuclent.s are demonstrating marked a r Icy was | resourcefulness. Ingenuity and $.)3.83. Tlic i ina j'.alo gave him the usual $10: ho had earned the rest by ockl jobs. Churls , was convicted of kill-! ins anuthcr Japanese in a gam- | blini; quarrel at Helper. Utah, in | 19?;") and si'nlc-ncod to death. He appealed to the slate supreme court and was sent to Ihe state mental hosuital for examination. Tin- piison and the courts lor- gol about Chailcy for more than fight years and even after he was returned to the penitentiary from I the hoKtiilnl, the death sentence! f.'emed lo have slipped official i minds. - I was caught, but the pardons board I the sentence to life im- ' ' and a | . sticking I His dishwashing and other I to laliyy, growing out of thoir service experiences. ""*" "~' "'-"'""-• O —'—'•—— —Mail Order Wife Creates Demand A PNowsfeatures Des Moines—When Gii-ycar - old Charlie Rath was married at Olid- den la., the Slate Board of SoelpJ ire assumed its extra curri- duly had been done. Now it I is wondering if romance is to bo- i come a pi-rmanl part of Its busi- | ness. : Hath, a farmer- widower, wrote asking help in finding a wife who j did not "smoke, drink or run to c' taverns." The board made Ihe old age pon- Ralh said lo him, and one. As the boar Mp.n Without Pants VaiK'I'ivesville. W. Va.—(API — from another .man. who said he wns more than 50 yc:,rs , but "plenty strong for my age." This year, as we send our compliments of the season, we wish to include, our thanks for the splendid cooperation and patronage given us in the past. " The Leading Drug Store" WARD & SON FRANK We've Got It FINLEY Phone 62 throughout th;- woiid. but produc tion from Brilriir,, Russia and to a g'.-neral stove, a thief could arri'.ngjiip his venture' as a cold loss- -- in l!);Vl | fleeing without loot and in a lesser extent, France and Italy, aro i will bo 41.000.000. I of undri'ss. now providing serious competition.! The reason for the big increase! The would - be : burglar broke a sharing common household mcnts. Total U. S. families -after state Chas, A. Haynes Co. Second at Main While prewar European procluc- \ in the nurnbrr of lions were noted for qualit,-. war's j record marriaue demand for snore thoughtful picture which would s?!!. themselves on entertainment appeal, caused Eu families is the rate in Kie uast few i.-ears — 2.000.000 a year. This is r>0 percent higher than in the jlate IBSO's. Manv'of th? newlyweds ' rope's film producers to make have put up setting up new house I greater use of American mass pro-I holds until more housing is avail- Iduction techniques, svithout reduc-i ablo and their economic situation is lion in quality. better. Also limiting the American producers' foreign market creased government, or monopoly control of imports and 1 exnorts abroad. In Branca, a recent industry a- i*i cement provides for showing 124 Atnei lean pictures .a year. • ——-—-—o Reason for the breo^inp up nf is the in-1 the 9,000.000 homes: Chiefly deatli national and divorce. v, inclow, slut? police reported, then removed clothing to .squeeze through the. tiny aperture, Once inside, however, ho was frightened, leaving off his pants. AP Newsfeatures Washington—Look out. landlubber i —the seas are coming alter you. i Observations showing that ocean ! levels aro rising have just been , disclosed by the U. S. Coast and I Geodetic Survey. I Don't let it disturb you, | though. The upward trend, as " rc: corded by the survey over the lust j couple of decades, is at "a rate of ; approximately 1 l-'2 feet in a cen- |lury." j A little curbstone calculation I shows thai it'll take 3,520 years— j until 5466 A. D.—to cover up a mile i of coasiland, which means thai people in Kansas City can afford lo ignore the malter. Bears Watching . Nevertheless, on ttie word of survey experts, v.'ho'go'iin for \he long- range view, "from ' an engineering and geophysical point of view it is very important to keep track of this movement." In fact, the survey'll do it for you and let you know Flow it's going— it claims ability now to predict tides 10 years in advance "if necessary" —because it does some careful checking on the ocean level at least once a year. Tide-gauge records were checked at Portland, Me.; New York, Bal- tinioie, and "As far south as Key West," with, the same old result- level rising at the rate of 1 1-2 feet a century." Titles at Stake The trend may change from up to down at any lime, the survey acknowledges, but it observes that "if the rise should continue indefinitely it mifi'ht well affect tidewater land titles and have an influence on other inulU.TS of economic and social importance." Why is the ocean acting up? Thai is simple, says the survey. "Gradual receding of the world's great glaciers, which has been f'.oin" on for a Ion;; period," adds a lot of water from the melted ice. Finds Car, Loses Love Oklahoma City— <AP>— The"e was little joy for the owner in tho recovery of an automobile he reported stolen. Dftectives found the auto narked j in front of a bn.5 station. Insid?, ( pinned to the; seal, was a note, ! ing: i "I have none to California i never would have made it an —Ann." Ann. the officers theori/' i d, rowpd the boy friend's auto drive to Hin bus station— and on to California. sav- " . We yway bor- to went Movies Boom Business in Village WyandoHe, Ky.—<AP)—-F'l-eo movies ended a business slump at this village's general store. J. T. Kennedy got th? idea when summer trade fell off. He rigged up an outdoor movie and showed free pictures once a week. Crowds came from throughout this blue grass section Nov/ Kennedy has converted his barn into a theater. Each Wednesday night mi)vi?s ar:: shown. (P. S. Wyandotte's population is I listed as. 12 in the Rand- McNally I atlas for 19-IG.) Wishing you tudSSEdY S ^mofice: 123 Front Street new Women Bid High For China Portsmouth R. I.— IJP) — Women eager tf/ own something "once used by a Vandoibilt" bid up to $50 a piece for odd pieces of china and glassware at an auction of family accumulations at former Governor William !•:. VanderbiU's estate. An odd lot of glass stopij-vrs for which the auctionV-ei 1 asked "who'll give me a dollar'.'" went for $5. When the Vandcrbilt stable eciuip- rnent came up men paid only three | or five dollars for horse-drawn cul- j tlvators and mowing machines, but when the uuoUijnuci' offered a rusty - wheeled ;"!h'i.'s!irnent wagon "used to noddle: hot dogs at Re-publican r!ill;<-!i" it hr')ii;.;hl &''>'?.. Berlir.fj 'Lights Out' Patrol Herlin—(AP>—American military PO'.H.T in tiu- Gf.:rnj,'tn cajjital have a ;i(;y,' 'y.ib: waMiiny. household.:rs to | put Kill. unni-C'jssary lights and iurn I:\L radio:; that aren't being listened lo. The drive is part of Berlin's power-conservation campaign, which has become more loi;t;(:r auiumii iii irgcnl with ls. Until W the ' !;u'. i-,q : .iJi.'.',';c:iit can !.-e replaced, i Ii;:rlii'! is expected to get only 80 i current it /ic-eds. i tne I'ov.c. 1 ir:iM ruplion, amounting \<> .;evcr.j| li'nirs daily, are one method !;mr,!ov<:d to save electricity. Nr.'V/l y-arrive-rl American families jrc ;i,rj worst offenders against vhe li:-,ni.i-out rule, military police say. Big City Dazle L-i.!-r- S,.icce.-:s, N. Y. —iAP» — Spr/aking in six languages doesn't f:':/r- Violet a V:.n Konelon, blonde I ;•;!(•)', - (;;'.:(! l j f:rnvian interpreter | r '\ ih'.- \j, N. Assembly but the rush and htihuij (;| >.'ew York City does. \ Tiiu l^-'i - yc-tir - old sl.e-.vardess c.-i j P;-n American Grace; Airwavs war; i given special leave of absence to j interpret for Ihe South American i delegates. At first she was thrilled I by -Vo-.v York, but now the constant hurrying to keep appointments has nearly driven her frantic. | Miss Van Ronzelen speaks Eng-1 lish, Spanish, French, Portuguese Italian and German. This.is a happy occasion on which to extend to all our friends our sincere wishes fr»r a season of bright prosperity, abundant health and enduring happiness. Christmas, to us, means the contentment that comes from the associattbn of loyal friends, the satisfaction of having been of service. It is a time for thanksgiving and reverence, a time to be more mindful of the blessings of peace and the right to live according to the dictate; of OOP'S own heart. rownBilt Shoe Store Hefner Nash Co. Wi!!is Tire Shop Walter's Garage Luck's 700 Service Station Taylor's Esso Station WE WILL BE N CLOSED ALL DAY 'CHRISTMAS PAY' Mondny, 33, 'Don't Die Till You Have Too' AP Newsfealures HOPE STAR, H 0 P E, A ft K A N 5 A S fifteen ' Alberta Looks to AP Newsfeatures New Wealth seven. Born Chatham, Vn.— "Uncle Sam" Lovelace, onetime slave now pnst the century mark in years, is still sound of wind, Jirnb and philosophy, /he elderly Negro snys his longe'v- it.v is "God's providence." He be- Jieves that "You live as long as .you can and die when you cnn'l • help it." > Kiee of ailments all his life, ho tloes more work than many far younger men are capable of doing, lie works from sunup to sundown at woodchopping, feeding his pigs carrying sacks of feed from the. mill nearby or hunting "poke sahul for the hogs. •• He lives in a weather-beaten cabin on highway 57, rises at 3 a.m. eatcs three simple meals a day \vorks in between, nnd is in bed by in slavery to Nellie Lovelace, cook and washerwoman for "Widow Barbara Wooding," who lived near Chatham, Sam was 1!) when Lee surrendered at Appomal- tox. Until he was 22 he was bonded to his mother, which meant that she received his wages. Then he set out for himself, bought a mule, a bit of land and started making a crop. All his life long he has made enough to tide him over until the following fall. 'He is pleased with the way his life has turned out. lie has his CHTldren around him. Mary gave up cooking in Pittsburgh to keep house for him. . When he has a birthday, the •white folks help him celebrate, too and on his hundredth birthday last •March 15 there were many gifts. ' Little Brown Church " Limits Nuptials ] Nashua, In. —(AP)—From now pn if you want to get married on .Sunday at "The Little Brown .Church in the Vale," here, you'll -have to get there after 2 p. m. Church trustees have voted that •there will be no more Sunclav mar- •riages at the church, popular for years for weddings and subject of 'a church hymn, before that hour, Hhus giving the Roy. F. L. Hans- 'eorntim e to hold his morning ser- 'vices and enjoy his dinner without interruption. c Lefhbiidge, Alta. —A wave of new wealth is expected to flow into southern Alberta in the wake of the St. Mary - Milk rivers irrigation project, calculated to bring stable water supply conditions to 345,000 acres of .semi-arid prairie and make land produce up to 18 times as much as it doer. now. Key to the vast project which will cost $15,000,000 is the St. Marv River dam near Spring Coulee, a'- bout 30 miles southwest of Leth- bridgc. It is estimated that irrlag- tion waters from this reservoir will be flowing into crop lands by August, 194!), and that tile entire probe completed in seven . 25 Years of Cabbing No Accidents - Columbia, S. C. —(API—Driving •n taxi for 25 years may be no record, but 48 year old J. C. Mixon's claim to having done it without an accident might be unique. | Mixon, who retired from driving recently began his backing in 1921 [with a T- model Ford jitney. The /are was 10 cents, svith as manS' xiders as could pack in being welcome. "In those days," he muses, ."a dime really meant something. •Now it's only a thin dime—mi- •ghly thin, too." ' Five 'yp.ars later he graduated to "driving a standard laxicab, and '.drove only at night for the remaining 20 years. He now has a shop job with the taxicab company for .which he drove for two decades. o • As a result of rigid conservation •practices, there are now five times •as many buffalo in the United Stales as in the early 1900's. gram can years. The St. Mary-Milk rivers project, now under way, will bring total irrigated land in southern Alberta to about 700,000 acres. Settled water supplies will prevail on a rolling plain extending about 100 miles eastward to the Saskatchewan boundary, an area which seldom receives enough rainfall to assure heavy yields 'and which often has suffered complete crop failures. The dry land to be irrigated now supports three or four persons a square mije. Irrigation will support about 80 persons a. square mile. Value of production from an acre of irrigated land sown to specialized crops is several times that from dry land wheat crop, farmers on irrigated land will raise beet crops worth $125 to $225 an acre and vegetable canning crops worth $120 to $3(JO an acre. To dale the area has been used principally for livestock production, wheat and some rye. o Food Tax Lifted From Poles Warsaw—(AP)—The Polish peasant farmer, who for more than a year after Poland's liberation paid his taxes "in kind," by supplying provisions and foodstuffs, now pays his levies in cash. A recent decree relieved peasants from paying with foodstuffs which had caused much grumbling and discontent among the farmers who preferred to sell their produce for cash in the free markets. o Sons Give'Father High Ideas Jeffersonville Ind.— M— Walter E. Prentice, 5!) - year - old Jeffersonville attorney, believes in keeping up with his sons. Two of them, Robert J. Prentice, 20, and Dixon W. Prentice, 27, decided to lake flying lessons. The father followed suit. "They tried to tell me I was too old, but I think I've convinced them you're never too old lo learn," said Prentice senior. All three have sqloed, preparatory to receiving private licenses. A third son, Dr. Wilson E. Prentice, a Jeffersonville dentist, has been flying for years. O" " Barber 101, Shaved Victor Hugo Buenos Aires—(APj—Take it from his barber—Victor Hugo wouldn't stop talking. Emile Aslier, who says lie recently celebrated his 101st birthday, claims to have shaved the famous French writer who died in 1885. "Hugo wns very advanced, and never wore a hat," Astier said. "He was a good customer, but he talked continuously." Aside from that flaw, which a barber would naturally notice, Astier said Hugo was better than two other customers, Alexander Dumas the Younger and Victoriano Sardou. Both used to come to be shorn (o the Astier shop in Paris' Rue dc la Clichy. .... Renny Rodent Marco Polo Among Rats AP Newsfeatures Nankirig--Rcnny the Rodent was n Mai co Polo among rats, covering more territory than most of his sea-going brethren. In fact, he could sneer at all the maritime rats, because Renny flew in a C-47, traveling farther in an hour than they did m a day. LI. Col Otto Honey of Springfield, Mo., U. S. Air Attache, figures the air-minded adventurer flew with him more than 50,000 miles before death—as it must to all rats—came to Renny. At first Haney and the crew were tolerant after Henney stowed away at Chungking. He scuttled about the plane, feasting famously on Army 10-in-l rations to which he showed a partiality not shared by his superiors who got around on two legs. Then they happened to think: What if Renny should foul the control cables or dine his way into the electric cables, a meal that well might prove fatal to him as well as all hands aboard? So Haney and the crew began a war of extermination. They took all food out of the plane, but Renny had foraged too well to starve out in a hurry. They put on oxygen masks and .took the C-47 aloft,'trying to kill I Renny with altitude. Renny either relished thin air or found his own mask, for he returned hale as ever. There may be some who, perforce having eaten army field rations, may doub). the temptation that proved Renny's undoing, but it's true. Haney baited a trap with an army cracker. Next day Renny was dead. Clovr Blamed for Sexless Sheep Melbourne—'(AP)—A new disease which affects the fertility of sheep is threatening the reproduction of flocks in Western Austrulin and parts of South Australia and Victoria. An Australian Government research officer, disclosing the presence of the disease, said it was thought originally it was associated with an early type of clover ftnown as dwalganup, but now there was some suggestion that later clovers such as Ml. Barker and Tallarook were involved. The officer said the clovers seemed to contain substances closely allied to oestrogen, a female hormone and similar to sliJbocslrOl, a manufactured chemical used in human therapeutics and betinary work. The substances, he declared, seemed to upset the ductless glands system of animals and affected the breeding organs of eweii. Life in Eire Way to Beat Rationing AP Newsfeatures Dublin —Eire is a refuge nowadays for people who dislike the rationing and the politics of England. In the British House of old fashioned enough to want to BROS Fldo Puts On the Dog New York—CAP)—Rover can come out of the dog house now that one company is offering, a line of cosmetics for dogs. PackaPed in colorful boxes and bottles, the complete line includes a shampoo, a flea powder and a coat dressing.' The cosmetics are already on sale at one large New York De- oartment store and arrangements have been made to sell them in stores all over the country. o Italians Drink Peroxide Milk New York—(AP)—A simple method of sterilizing mild by stirring in a small amount of hydrogen peroxide, the familiar antiseptic, is being used in Italy. The milk is said to taste better than pasteurized milk, an American Chemical Society magazine reports, and sterilization is complete for three days. The idea has been studied before, but an Italian chemical company in Milan, Italy, apparently solved the problems of producing hydrogen peroxide that is high enough in purity, stability and concentration to be used in milk. American investigators are studv- ing the treatment. Containers for the peroxide - treated-milk have to be made of tinned iron, aluminum, glass, or clay products since the peroxide is reactive to iron, cof- per, lead, and alkalies. o A Plumber Plumb Forgotten I Yakima, Wash.—(AP)—G. H Markle, Yakima plumber, will keep his eyes on Ihe carpenlers in Ihe future. Markle was trapped beneath a newly constructed house when the carpenters, forgetting he was working below, laid the floor. He was a prisoner under the riouse for two hours until his calls "or help attracted neighbors, who found a trap door in a closcl. o Red Cross Aids Berlin's Children Berlin—(AP)—With authorization from the Allied Kommantur, the International Red Cross announced that it is undertaking a winter relief program to aid Berlin's children, aged and sick. It will distribute $360,000 worth 9! food, medicines and shoes lo aid Berlin's children, anficd and sick. It will distribute $360,000 worth of food medicines, and shoes to an estimated 395.000 Bcrliners. The gifts were contributed from Switzerland, Ireland, Argentina, Venezuela and Peru and from German prisoners of war who were confined in the United Stales and since have been repatriated. o Challenge in Skin Game Cambridge, Md.—(AP)— Muskrat skinning and oyster- shucking competition will be held here late in January, Emmett C. Andrews, contest chairman, said local prjze- winners miuht challenge Louisiana in a demonstration of the finer point of skinning a muskrat. o "I Love A Pub, Says the Vicar London—(AP)—A clergyman who "loves" saloons is (he Rev. J. Dumphreys. "I love a pub," Ihe vicar of St. Phillip's church here told Iho Fulham and South Kensington licensed Victuallers Association. "The miblic house is a place where all creeds and conditions meet lo enjoy hspoy fellowship, friendship and a bit of fun. "There is no evil in a public house except the evil thai is created in Ihe minds of malicious people. Nuns Take Long Study of Cancer AP Newsfeatures Dululh, Minn. — Two, white-robed young Catholic nuns, Sister Potra Lenta and Sister Agatha Riehl. of the Order of Saint Benedict, arc. at work on a long-term cancer studx. , They teach school for half days from Monday to Friday, inclusive, at the College of Saint Schol- aslica, and then spend the rest of each day, and all day Saturdays, in a new cancer laboratory fitted out by the college. They work with living cancer tissues, both human and mouse. With these malignant tissues, in test tubes, the sisters study a little- known phase of cancer metabolism. This is the production of hydrogen by the tissues, Hydrogen release in small amounts, is a normal event In all living tissues. It is one of the steps by which living things absorb part of their energy from food. Malignant growths in some cases may differ from normal in hydro:en release. But whether the hy- rogen production is the same or different, the facts are important for .those who seek to understand and cure the disease. This study is part of a cooperative work directed by the Institu- tum Divl Thomae, in Cincinnati, under Dr. George Sperti. The work is of the sort that cancer experts have been urging for years. No time is set for the finish. o Farmer of Tom°rrow Big Shot Philadelphia—(AP)—The farmer is on the verge of becoming a bij* business man, in the opinion 01 Charles W. Moore, director of market research for the SKF Industries Inc. "Industrial progress is gradually transforming farming into a luxurious way of life for those who practice it snrewdly," says Moore, who specializes in industrial forecasts to guide his company's production of anM-friction bearings. Farm Machinery is being improved so rapidly," he explains "that combined with crop specialization and diversification it is lifting farming from the drudgery stage to the rank of a skilled profession. "The farmer of tomorrow will be a professional man in overalls — a' business executive in boots. He will work less and worry more like any management official." Canned foods prepared for dogs, cats, and other meat-eating animals may now be federally inspected, when packers request and pay for ils service, according to the U. S. )epartment of Agriculture. Banker taken For Ride, Eldorado, Okla.— (fP\— Bank president G. W. Littlefield is still hunt ing some long-handled undies. Af ler senrchinc far and wide, h» fi nally found three suits in an Alttif Oklahoma slore Hurrying lo com plete some other business, he ' tos sod Ihe underwear into a car he hnlinyed wns his. When ho return ed the car was gone—with his long handles. o New Fence a Pefense Walla Walla. Wash.—(AP)—Mar ion Miller of Spokane lost contrp of his car when he Iried to avoic a truck skidding in front of bin and his auto crashed into a farm 'er'sTencc, wrecking the larger par of it. The drive'- of thn truck brough Miller inin Walla Walla where the. '• > uvchfis°d ITMV fence posts. Th"\ then returned to the scene of ih accident, renamed the fence, shoo! hands and went on their way. T'would Be Near $32 Scrantonj. Pa —(AP)—Paul W Gardner, bank officer and secrelar. of the Pennsylvania Manufactui ers' Associalion, is a man who ca hang on to a dollar. His prize tronhy is a dollar hi issued in the first pay his uncle James Gardner, received as a s< dicr in the Civil War. o Several states now reouire that cheese marketed must be mad from pasteurized milk. Commons, members g r u m b 1 ed that to get a permit to visit Eire takes three weeks. Home Secretary Chuler Ede promised a speedup. There is plenty of food, drink and entertainment. Food is almost unlimited,'provided you can get a holel room. Many brands of Scotch are sold at half the prices of Britain or Northern Ireland. Food is a trifle rich for newcomers from rationed countries. Hotel managers sometimes have to call in the doctor to attend overeating guests. « In the Kildare Street Club, veterans of Poona now read the Irish Press financial notes in preference to those of the London Times. There is Vnore money to be made on the Dublin Slock Exchange. An English visitor remarked to Lord Glenavy, governor of Ihe Bank of Ireland, "I've come over here, bought a castle and all that, to get away from these damned Socialists on the other side. Under Mr. 'deValley-ra,' 'Airah' is the only country where a gentleman can live like a gentleman now." o Exhibits Churchill War Maps London —(#)— Three dimensional maps which Winston Churchill nad made during the war and used constantly, and the brightly polished tin had which he was sap- posed to use—but didn't—during air raids, are on show at the Imperial War Museum which has reopened for the first post - war exhibition of its property. The four maps, of South East England, the Channel coast, Greece and Burma, show every hill. One exhibit shows the arrange-' ment for exploding 40 gallon oil drums on roads in the path of the enemy had invasion come. o Birds As Disease Carriers Jphannesburg—(AP)—The poss'ibi ity' that migratory birds are carriers of tuberculosis, the virus of yellow fever and malaria parasites is being investigated at tho South African Institute for Medical Research. Dr. B. De Mellion, entomologist at the institute, says it is not known how yellow fever spreads, and they are probing every possible cause. Airplanes were once suspected, but they are now rigorously sprayed all down the African routes and the fever is still spreading. "If the new theory is proved," said Dr. de Mellion, "it will necessitate wholesale slaughter of migratory birds." 0 Car Stolen, He Gets Summons Baltimore—(AP)—Dennis Davidson reported a stolen automobile to police, and two weeks later he had a parking summons mailed to him Police handsomely dropped the parking charge, but it took another fortnight, for them to find Davidson car stuck and abandoned in Chesa- We greet you at Christmastime with all the sincerity in-the world. May the season hold abundant joy for each of you, our friends. And may the com* ing years see the f ulf i 11- ment of your every ambition, hope andjtejjre. ','.;•• FIRST NATIONAL BANK As the Yuletide bells ring out the message of joy to the world at this glad season of the year, we wish to add our expression of goodwill and Christmas cheer to all those whom we know and those whom we would like to know. May the Season bring forth all the joy and happiness that is i rightfully yours and may you enter into a New Year with an abundance of happiness and health/ enough to continue throughout the coming twelve months/ Our very best wishes to you/ and you, and you! AftKAMSAS I0JJS1ANA CAS CO,

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