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Sixteen HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Monday, December 23, 1946 Labor Adds Note Of Harmony Chicago—(AP)—A new note of labor harmony comes from Local 241 of the International ChemuMl Workers union (AFLi. 'Members are taking in the ope-'us atod concerts, hiring musical artists to perform before their . monthly business meetings, and they're organizing a chorus. The program was arranged by Samuel Ladei-man. president of the 1,500 members, city - wide local. j Five pel-cent of the duos is sot p- j side for education and recreation. Money from this fund is used to , buy tickets at the subscription : pi ice—usually around $2.40—; and j the tickets are sold to unionists at (half this price. TO OUR LOYAL FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS BAKER'S FOOD STORE Hong Kong Blues for Bike Riders Bream-of-ma-jHan&inb PEACE ON EARTH GOOD WILL TO MEN God grant that we all may live and thrive together in peace and harmony on this day and always. We wish you a Joyful Christmas and may choisest blessings be yours forever. AP Newsfeatures Hong Kong — A government order has forbidden one of Hong Kong's most widespread but least popular forms of transportation, pillion riding on bicycles. About 2.00U cyclists are screaming who put pads on the rear fenders and have been making a living hauling passengers in mis transportation-hungry city, but the ' decree stands. More than 1,000,000 persons live in overcrowded H o n g Kong, which has only 10 lo IS buses. To take care of the overflow, there arc bicycles, tricycles, rickshaws, pull-bikes and even sedan chairs. Only the pillion type has been banned, but this apparent clis- criminantion is unofficially explained by these reasons: Some cyclisls have made a practice of robbing their passengers, and vice versa. Most bicycles do not have lights nor even bells. Cyclisls operated at breakneck speed to increase their fares. Anyone can rent a bicycle for about $1.25 U. S. a clay and could make at least So U. S. in fares, and it seemed that most people who Fruit Heads Toward Market New York—(AP)—Exotic fruits, which formerly only the very wealthy could afford to grow tor eating fresh, will soon be available to the average American, says Theodore U. Delson, head of Southland Product Company, The only difference thcra will be between the "millionaire" fruits an the average American's is that the latetr will be quick frozen, Del. 1 on j says. Research is well under way on the company's 800 acres of e.x- permintal farms in Florida in growing and quick-freezing varieties of fruits that could never be shipped fresh because they are too delicate to stand long hauls. The Agricultural School at the University of Florida is cooperating. o 'Ale and Art 7 Is Life in London t Pubs AP Newsfeatures London —"Ale and art" is the new slogan of British brewers. Hencetorward, the Englishman in his pub will be surrounded by paintings executed by some of bruain's best artsits. . \W -rt "«V \ (i ••"•m * \ *3 raffc Engine Stowaway Makes Good Dai win—A.P.—Bas Wie a 12-year old Indonesian boy who flew from Koepang lo -Darwin in an engine nacelle of a Dutch Dakota has his equivalent of "Log cabin to White House" promotion. In Koepang, Timor, Bas Wie was a cook's offsider in an Indonesian kitchen; in Australia—where he has been given permission to remain- he is scheduled to go to Government house under the care of Northern Territory Administrator A. R. Driver. Bas Wie stowed away on the Dakota nacelle on August 8. Three hours later, burnt in places, cold in others, he landed on Darwin airdrome, where a mechanic found him, unconscious, still twined around the mechanism inside the nacelle. He has since spenl many weeks in Darwin Hospital. Now Administrator Driver has said he intends to take Bas. an orphan, to Government House to live and work after his recovery. An I exception has been made in Australia's no-Asiatic immigration policy. I o WOT, NO SMOKE? New York—(AP)—One foaure 'of Pan American World Airways' version of the Boeing Strato- cruiser will produce a strange effect on passengers who smoke according to engineers working on the airliner. You won't be able lo blow a smoke ring. You'll get all sel blow, and you'll blow, but there'll be no smoke ring. In fact, no smoke. The engineers have installed a system that changes the air so fast the cigarette smoke never has a chance. The system snathchss the. smoke away almost before it gets out of your mouth. There's no draft but the passengers get complcely new air every 90 seconds. ling over 100 paintings of conlem poiary Englisn lite in inns and taverns in London and environs. Augustus John, one of the besl known British artists, who opened the first exhibition of these paintings in "The Cogers," immediately on Fleet St.. commented, "Arlisls have always been staunch supporters of the brewing industry. Now there has been reciproca lion." . • He welcomed this palronage ol the arts by British brewers as bringing "a br?ath of fresh aii into the sometimes rather stale atmosphere of the British pub.' As he sits in his favorite pub the Englishman will gaze at the work ol over 30 artists, many wel' unown in London galleries. Although tha brewers finance: the scheme and made some sug gestions as to subjects, the artists nad a more-or-lcss free hand. o 47 WAYS TO TELL DRUNK MAN AP Newsfeatures B;'.llings, Mom.—Billingls polio these questions in deciding whethe a person is drunk: Does his breath have an odor of alcohol? Is it faint, moderate, or strong? Is ne partly dressed or unclad, or is his clothing dirty Is he polite, excited, reserved, hi- larous, talkalive, insulting, combat- 1 ive, supefisd, dclirous, silent or dull? Is he hiccoughing, belching, drooling, punching, kicking, fighting, sleeping, in convulsions or unconscious? Are his eyes normal, watery, bloodshot, roving, downcast, or glassy? Is he swaying, wobbling, sagging, falling or unable to sland? Is his speech fair, slurred, stuttering, confused incoherent, whispering or jerky? How is his enunci- at'nn? Can he touch his finger to his nose? Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex. H. Waihburr) Justice Versus Envy "Despite nil Ihe talk and preaching about human equality," writes William Feather in Imperial Type Metal magazine, "1 wonder if there is not superior to some other per- is a single person who believes he son. "I understand, of course, that when speaking of equality what the statesmen and philosophers mean is equally before the law— equal rights. ''But Ihe Iruc meaning of Ihe woid has been Iwislcd, so that as now widely used, equality may mean equal brains, equal stature, Hope WEATHER FORECAST Arkansas — Partly cloudy this afternoon, tonight and Wednesday; little change in temperature. equal skill, equal income, everything. equal 48TH YEAR: VOL. 48—NO. 61 Stor of Hope, 1899; Prcsr 1927 / Consolidated January It). l HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1946 INEA)—Means Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n, ,AP)—Means Associated Press PRICE 5c COPY •May this circle symbolize the grow-" , ing circle of friends whom it has been our pleasure to serve these past years. We are grateful for these associations and wish every one of. .youi a Joyous Season. MERRY CHRISTMAS Many Gather in Holy Land for Christmas Day Bethlehem, Dec. 24 —(UP) — Reverent bands of Pilgrims wound In endless procession through the hushed hills and olive groves of the Holy Land today to worship at the birthplace of Christianity in Bethlehem. The stutter of machine guns and the crashing roar of exploding mines to which Palestinians have become accustomed were stilled on this day when the faithful paid tribute to the prince of peace born 1046 years ago. Palestine was having a "green" Christmas. Today dawned murkily, but the sun broke through the clouds and shone brilliantly on the Bethlehem Pilgrims. The Christmas ceremonies began just before noon. The first of the organized processions put. oul form the Jaffa gate of Ihc old cily of Jerusalem. Led by flashily uniformed oul- WHIi M littlp im-itriivitinn von can riders, a line of motor cars with mv Mi- FnUWwnVSS in.n ° n mounted escort moved slowly along "Nobody inn his right mind believes this nnonsensc. In the field of sport, everyone concedes that certain horses, ballplayers, and golfers arc better than others. The records, arrived at in open competition, prove it. "In every field of free competition, from blowing a. trumpet to making money, some are belter than others and prove it daily. In the struggle to establish superiority the world gets ahead. Eliminate the struggle anC the rewards, and he world would indeed be flat." Former Ellen McAdoo Commits Suicide in California Santa Monica, Calif., Dec. 23 — W)— Twice-divorced Ellen McAdoo Hinshaw, 31, who as a child played in Ihc White House when her grandfather, Woodrow Wilson, was president, died yesterday in Santa Monica hospital after telephoning a friend, "Well, I've done it." Her lawyer, Sid Cherniss, and her physician, Dr. Leon Kahn, told police Mrs. Hinshaw, employed as a telephone operator, had frequently hinted at suicide because of financial and family problems. Del. Joseph Nelhcny quoted Car- j olinc Willey. a maid at the hotel where Mrs. Hinshaw stayed, as saying Mrs. Hinshaw swallowed some tablets and remarked, "I've put myself to sleep for good." Nelheny said Ben Markson, who Sen. William Gibbs McAdoo, tele' lives at the same hotel, told him Mrs. liinshaw, daughter of the late phoned him, "well, I've done it," and thai he immediately notified Dr. Kahn. Dr. Kahn found her unconscious. 'We Clothe the Family for Less' wen's Dept. Store 113 East Second Stores at Hope and Prescott Phone 781 blow Mr. Feather's words into sermon on the whole subject of American political and industrial relations. Competent observers feel that the most troublesome issue in industry is not the prevailing wage but the fac ha some classes of labor gc a better wage than others. That a croft has lo be learned,, and a greater skill acquir- •x cd, is entirely overlooked. '-•••' In the political arena the issue might be proclaimed as "equality" —but in any other language it would be known as envy. •K * * By JAMES THRASHER Greetings—1946 Merry Christmas, one and all: Park your worries in the hall And fill the holiday with cheer Though housing's short and meal is dear. the road to Bethlehem. It wended through the valley of Bir!:"l cs Sullan, or Pool of the Sultan, named after Suleiman the magnificent who restored the old city walls in the IClh century. On past the hill of evil counsel it went, and past the well of the magi, where the wise men rested on their journey to Bethlehem to bow down before the newborn king. The procession was led by Monsignor Louis Barlassina, the Latin patriarch, along the narrow highway flanked by terraced hills and farmland, and up the gentle slope to the site of Rachel's tomb. There it was met by th; mayor of Bethlehem, Issa EffcnJi Bandak, and dignitaries of the district. After a brief pause they went on into the town of Bethlehem, where Unsugared' is the sugar plum— .'.crowds were gathered in Manger Hnl Inl. nn Phi-istmas hnnrl. hn L'lurn: Square to witness the solemn cn- But let no Christmas heart be glum: Give no thought to fret or sorrow. (There'll be plenty left tomorrow.) Punch up the yule log, throw on wood, And celebrate man's brotherhood. Joy to the world of many nations And to the UN delegations! Hang up a sprig of mislletoc For Harry, Clem and Uncle Joe. Congressmen, we wish you peace— Connally, Vandcnberg, Reecc, Rayburn, Once again we welcome the opportunity of sending along our GREETINGS to the many friends throughout the area we serve. If j we have been of service to you during the past year, we have achieved, in a small measure, the 1 goal planned a year ago, Please accept our sincere best SEASON'S GREETINGS. May' your Christmas be a happy one, ger ew Theaters Employees * Mrs. Jodie Schooiey Miss Mary Brooks Mrs. Ethel Thompson Mrs. Catherine Gunn Miss Una Wiggins Miss Nell Coffee Mrs. Marjorie Matthews Remmel Young, Mgr. Mrs. Louise Hamilton IkeT. Bell E. E. Moses Robert L. Richards Billy Jack Coffee Hugh Walker Howard Erwin Colored Employees Velvet Moore Robert Sheppard Curley B. Adams Christmas 'Amnesty 7 Given'Nazis' By CHARLES P. ARNOT Berlin, Dec. 24 (UP )— One try inlo the Church of the Nativity. From early morning an almost unborken stream of transport had moved out toward Bethlehem from Ihe King David Hotel. Last July the southern wing of the hotel was wrecked by an explosion which killed more than 100 persons. The Pilgrims had to pick a cautious way through the tangle ef barbed --owers tiMrn .Hill ma ,ni ai,VnH n'vnimH tVin I • _. million "little Nazis" in the American zone of Germany will be forgiven under a Christmas amnesty, .t was learned from reliable sources today. Gen. Joseph T. McNarncy, mili- '.ary governor of Amcri^an-oc- :upicd Germany, is expected to -nakc this announcement ?.s the. ,iigh point of his Christmas Eve I address to Germans in Frankfurt' '.onighl. The number represents about one- '.hird of all the Nazis in the American zone who might have faced jhargos under the new German- •"HUen and German-administered denazification law. The "forgiveness" represents the lirst actual relaxation of the tough American denazification policy which has resulted in many more stern measures againsl :'ormer followers of Hitler than those taken oy the other three occupying Many Veterans Are Enrolled in Colleges Cincinnati, Dec. 23 — (ff) —A total enrollment of 1,718,862 students, including 714,477 war veterans, is shown in a survey of 068 universities and four-year colleges in the country, reports Dr. Raymond Walters, president of the University of Cincinnati, . Dr. Walters' figures, as of Nov. 1 were announced in the 'current issue of the educational weekly "School and Society." The figures included (1939 totals in parentheses): Missouri, 21 institutions, 22,590 (15,527); Arkansas, 5 institutions, 7.575 (4,680). British-India Economic Bond to Stay Firm By RALPH Teatsorth Calcutta, Dec. 24 —(UP)— The economic bonds linking Britain and India will remain firm "or many years, but Britain's military position here is the big question mark today, observers of the swiftly changing Indian scene believe. Self 'government of one form or another virtually assured the Barkley, Pepper, Taft and W.herry, May your Christmas Day be merry. i<\ Put up the gun and sheathe the '-- saber, : .. Testy maliaBcrrtttnl,, angry , labor. Turn from profits, pay, employment' ' . . ; ..I', ' To a day of full enjoyment.. '. •''•• Let's sing for all the ex-GIs, .; A special carol, and for guys i Whose Christmas socks arc hanging in ' .. . ! Shanghai, Tokyo or-Berlin. .'„. Quonset dwellers, trailer 'denizens, Please accept our Christmas benisons. And on this 1 day'we'll even pause "J5 And speak a word lo Santa Claus. For John L. Lewis, Marshal Tilo, Bilbo, Marcanlonio (Vito): Though they try our patience sore- Merry Christmas, and some more! Yes, joyful all ye creatures be, Democrat or GOP; Perhaps the coal bin's bare of fuel, But anyway —a happy Yule. o Vandals Destroy Windows at ,-;, Storehouse Little Ro»k, Dec. 24 —'/I 1 )— Six plate glass casement windows on the wesl side of Ihc capital were broken during Ihc night by vandals, Secretary of Stale C. G. 'Hall reported today. The 10-foot windows in the military department and auditor's and attorney general's offices were smashed by rocks, and hundreds of rocks were scattered on the west balcony. There were, np clues. ^ Watchman Is Fatally Shot , at Russellville Russellville, Dec. 24 —(/I 1 )— B. A. Home, G,'i-year-old watchman, was found faltally shot in his office at wire slill maintained around the hotel. ; It was a troubled peace, which .came 19 Palestine this Christmas Eve, with no solution yet to the problems which had transformed the Holy Land into an armed camp. „ ,.-!,.r - ^H-^-0^ - •— :••.'• ] .... IS Nazi Officials; : Await Execution I; • It was understood that the War Department had approved the amnesty recommendation, which was rnade by the: highest American officers in occupied Germany. The American high command realized that taking formal ,;.action against : all of the- zone's Nazis would represent a monumental task requiring up lo eight or 10 years ,it was said. •,- • . ..<'.'•The. sources' said " thai those' to fee- "forgiven'' have been 1 classified as "lessor offenders" or "nominal Nazis" — Ihe third and fourth classifications in Ihc new five-class denazification code. The first two group's — "major offenders' and "offenders"—: still Jews during, the German ..pccupa- must .stand trial and lace punish '*# Try to Hold Governorship By ED BRIDGES Atlanta, ,Ga., Dec. 24 —(UP)-aj F Gov. %ni's Arnall' declared todfiy^ Local Officer Takes Special Language Course Major Kenneth Lemley of West tGth Street/ Hope, Arkansas; is' attending a two year Russian language course at Columbia University it was announced today by Major General W. B. Kcan, Chief of Staff . i 'irst Army, Governors Island. N.Y. .. ..,.._„., Eighteen . orfe-tirh'e ' NaV,i" officials awaited tejjecuVwij- t9day,. Jioiyj^yder-r ing alroc'iucs against "Serbs and tipri of, Yugoslavia. A high' military court yesterday sentenced nine ex-Geslapo chiefs to hang and nine former Elite Guard officers to be shot following a two-week trial which brought out testimony that they were to blame for the deaths of 150,000 Serbs and 35,000 Jews. Normally execution would occur within a few days. Two one-time Elite Guard men drew 20-year sentences at forced labor and a colonel, 74, and ill, a five-year lerm. mcnt-of up to 10 years' at hard labor, .property- confiscation and loss of civil rights. The fifth classification consists of those exonerated by denazification boards . It was learned that ihe amnesty plan will operate on a monetary basis. Eligible minor Nazis would be Ihose who do nol have incomes of more than the equivalent of nine dollars weekly, or those whose property value or bank balances do not exceed the equivalent of $2,000. There Is Really Nothing So Wrong With World That Real Christmas Spirit Won't Cure the Russellville cotton about 8 a. m. today. compress He died an hour later. Home had been shot once in the head. A revolver was nearby when his son, Ernie Home, also associated with the compress, and Jim Davis, another employe, found him officers said. A coroner's investigation was started. Besides Ernie Home, a former professional baseball player, Hprne is suvived by two other sons. o— Arkansas Has Much to Be Thankful for Says Laney Little Rock .Dec. 24 —W'l— Governor Laney said today Arkansas had much lo be thankful for during ths present holiday season. "Generally our state has been fortunate the past year," said. Laney "With the exception of the polio epidemic and a heavy traffic death toll we have had no major catastrophes. D Star to Suspend Publication Christmas Pay Thp Star will suspend publication Christmas Day, one the the three holidays observed each year by this newspaper. Publication will be resumed Thursday, December 2G. By DeWITT MacKENZIE AP Fore'ign Affairs Analyst Come Christmas time, your columnist's mind refuses to stick to its job of analyzing foreign affairs and starts wandering back through many Yulctidcs spent in divers land — so if you don't mind we'll just gather by the fire-side Jor a while and chat. You know I'd hale nol to believe in Santa Claus — he brings so much of cheer and peace and goodwill. He's just as real lo me today as he was when I was iive— and never mind how long ago that was. I'll tell you how much I believe in him — I'm going to hang up my sock tonight by the big fire-place along with my two youngsters, and I'll bel a bright new penny Santa won't forget. I've seen Christmas in some queer spots: In the front line trenches with the troops — in the Far East — in Bethlehem of Judca by the manger of the Christ child. But perhaps it's natural that the strongest memories should be those ol Christmas in the old manse ol Lhe Vermont village where Dad used to preach. We always had a while Christ mas in those days, with snow so deep thai sometimes one had to tunnel a way through it to get oul of the house. Sleigh-bells jingled body in those parts ever had beer merrily on all the roads, for nobody in those parts ever had seer one of those new-fangled inventions called the horseless carriage Christmas was a community affair. Every year we used to have a great tree in the church, and iht. whole village and country-side turned out for what was more thai jusla day of prescnnls it was to celebrate the birthday of the Christ. There always was prayer o thanksgiving those Christina; nights, and the members of thi congregation contributed thei part, for we still were in the hal lelujah days. Some of them could be a bi austere, but they were a pastor — the "elder" they used to call him — his gifts were likely to i sat**! The grand, warm hearted folk. Christmas tree was loaded prciicaU of everybody. As lor the consist, largely of farm produce and .were delivered at the parson age, since many of his parishion ers were tillers of the soil. Most of the Christmas cards depicted scenes in color from the life >f Christ, chiefly those relating to Bethlehem and Jerusalem. Those hildhood pictures linger in one's mind, and one of the grealesl Measures I ever experienced was lircc years ago when I was able 0 spend Christmas in Jerusalem and Bethlehem, and found thai nuch of the atmosphere of those Id pictures still remained. With , bit of imagination one could see 1 full parade of the incidents so Jear to memory. Christmas of days long gone cally did represent peace and goodwill. Bui it would be a mis- .ake to think that this spirit was peculiar to a past generation and hat the world no longer has it. Mankind can get awfully tough at .imes, but we mustn't forget vhat .his is nothing new. It's been that way for thousands of years. And ;ny guess is that there is a greater percentage of good-will in Ihc world today than ever before. I don't know how many countries I've traveled in during the pasl thirty years, but they represent a big part of the globe. And taking it by and large, my experience has been such as to give me vast confidence in my fellow men — despite the wars and revolutions which I've seen at first hand. It's difficult not to acquire that confidence when you've had impoverished peasants offer to share their last crusts with you, when you've had a stranger risk his life for you in a dark hour of revolution, when people whom you've never met before have asked you to join in thcii Christmas celebration because they knew you were lonely. Yes, I think this is a pretty grand old world — barring a :'e\\ rough spots, of course •— and it'.s Celling beller every day. There's iiothing wrong with it that can't IJL cured by an application of mi" Christmas ypiril. he was entitled under the constitu- ion, - -because of Ihc dealh of Gov.- lect Eugene Talmadge, lo , hold iffiee four more years but. that he vould remain governor only long nough for a line of succession to so established and then resign. "1 announce definitely to the oeoplc of Georgia that this, is the course I-,, will pursue in order- to carry out) 1 4hoir expressed will," Arnall said. in a 400-word written statement. ; -. . . His (declaration . followed an- lounccmcnt by Lt. Gov.-elect M. E. Thompson that the people expected iim" to succeed the lale Eugene Talmadge, who was buried yesterday just three weeks before he was to lake office. U also followed opening of a dc- ermined campaign by Talmadae forces to ask Ihc legislature next month to elect his son, Herman. Arnall's statement said that the confused situalion following Tal- madgc's dealh on the threshold of inauguration "is one not specifically dealt with by the constitution." He contended that :io specific section of the new document, approved by the H)4!> legislature, piu- vidcd for naming a governor when a governor-elect dies before being installed. Hence, Arnall continued, the controlling provision is one fixing the governor's lerm as "four years and until his successor is chosen and qualified." fc Arnall had been scheduled to vacate the executive post on Jan. 14. Meanwhile, Thompson said thai voters "expect me" io succeed to the vacancy. "I hope that no one will dare resort to trickery or legal technical M ajoV Lemley's brot, Colonel Harry J. Lemley, Jr., is now serving overseas in the European Theater of Operations. His wife the former Sarah L. Moore, resides with [heir son at Hope, Arkansas. . .' t j. Ki warns Ciub isrmas am Frankfurt, Dec. 24 —(/I 1 )— Mildred Gillars, American musician who became known as "Axis Sal-, ly" through her wartime radio broadcasts from Germany, h a s been released from a United Stales army prison, army officials disclosed loday. Freed with Miss Gillars, a 37- year-old former resident of Portland, Me., wore Iwo other Americans who also broadcast over the German radio during the war. Army officers identified one Minnesota-born Herbert Burgman, former U.S. embassy clerk in Berlin, w h o stayed in Germany throughout the war and participated in English-language short- wave broadcasts. N The other was Donald Day, former Chicago Tribune correspondent, who took part in German radio broadcasts in 1944 and 1945, after fleeing to Germany Finland, where ho said he hnd incurred Russian disfavor with hi: criticism of Communism . All three were released on in- Thc regular Tuesday V luncheon was mpveS up tip Monday because .of: Christmas,^15^2..,.. .. .,.,,,5,-a.,^:. --:.•(. , , • the program was short'cbnslsting of songs and a former member of the. club, Thomas Lavin; sang' : and played While Chrislmas. Eachimem ber. of lhe:club .brought'itoys'to be distributed to underprivileged child- •rcn.,, .. U •: . •!-.:;•;. •: • For .several weeks the "Under Privileged Child Committee" -has been giving spare time in.-repairing used toys lo be distributed at Christma.s. - ,. . .-,•':•• ••!.<- ' > ,The members of; this'- committee have given 120 hours-,of their time to this worthy clause; - ' The total value* of all new toy's contributed will exceed $65.00. Guests were: Bill DeWilt, Ury McKenzie, Tom Lavin, C. O. Thomas, Paul Power, G. T. Cross. Indians today. That has prompted British businessmen . to make hurried visits to New Delhi and other major trade centers for a cold appraisal of future prospects. "Their reports to the home offices so far are discouraging. •On the other hand, military men say frankly that how long the British troops remain in India is dependent on what the assembly does in the next few months'. And if the troops are withdrawn, business prospects become less encouraging. If India seeks dominion status the British military forces would remain until' the Indian army is ready to take over. Even with complete Independence, a treaty granting Britain military" establishments would ,be possible but that's a problem belonging',toVthe uncertain future. ;:'>"v^'".,J •':• British trade witH^:India should continue to flourish unless it is interrupted by civil war.i'; Pandit Jawaharlal Nehur, president of the All-India :Congress, has '.said- that India wants' .trade i with Britain and has? no idea: o f suddenly.-severing economic ties of more : that' '150 years. - ••'"-• . -j -, '• Nehru : has; intimated,' however, that' such commerce 'will 'be 1 i ori India's terms. ,. 1 V British merchants and .exporters Russia Intends to Fully Control Port of Dairen Dairen, Manchuria, Dec. 20 —(Delayed) —(UP)— Soviet Russia intends to retain-full control of < the city of Dairen — gateway to > Manchuria—and will keep military forces there until after a peace treaty is signed with Japan, it was learned today. This will be done under a technical definition of a clause in the Chinese-Soviet pact concerning ' Dairen which says: "in peacetime, Dairen is not included in the sphere of efficacy of naval base regulations determined by the agreement on Port Arthur of Aug. 14, 1945, and shall be subject to military supervision or control in this zone only in case of war against Japan." - The phrase "in peacetime" is the catch. Technically, China and Russia are still at war with Japan until a peace 'treaty, is signed. Despite the fact that two American correspondents who visited Dairen aboard a U. S. navy cour- , ier ship were refused permission to enter the city by Russian Commander Maj. Gen. V. U. Korzhan- off, a comprehensive picture o£ t conditions under Soviet rule has been obtained frgm meutral and Chinese sources. Dairen is a ;cold, depressed and dismal city.. Life is almost as clo»- ly regulated there as- behir iron curtain. The only eui ^ ». u , Soviet military script. Indu-ij ^ ,,• paralyzed, hunger and unen.f, of ment are widespread and pij^jin, are widli' inflated. :- ars Only three i buildings in the v jch are heated 'against the ireez af- Manchurain cold. •--.'; vist Russian^, and Chinese civilia* who lived-there before and durir w | 1 ^. .. .te^will be. ,able4tpdp~b.usi- icss'- with : :trie>"'ne'w"-"India on a 'most favored nation" .,basis T One indian fvi(j\^poiivit,js jthftt SweirBritish will h'ave ,to' compeie with the rest of the t w<jrfij!lo3ao<dia'st business.' in^W^o ffi BMCd WiH -uilions f_ the U^ 'S'ut'es Amall, in his statement, said he did not "propose to abandon the office of governor at a time when to do so would leave a slate of hopeless confusion as lo svho was aulhori/cd to exercise the executive power. It is my constitutional duty to prevent this and a propose to discharge that duty. The constitution of Georgia will be upheld and the will of the poeple as o the exercise of the executive jowcr expressed in the July pri- nary and the November election ;ill be effectuated." No sooner was the "sage of Sugar Crock" laid to rest than T:il- nadge leaders started a whirlwind -•ampaign to have the stale legis- alurc elect the 34 year old Iler- iian lo the governorship. Under Herman, who succcssful- y maneuvered his father's campaign, writing a n d delivering speeches, they hoped to carry on .he principles w n i c h Talmadge A'.on office, including his pledge to restore a white primary. Rabid Arnall supporters contend Would Ban Display of Panties Cordoba, Argentina—(AP)— It's ap to the provincial legislature to decide whether exhibitions of panics and brassieres in show windows ars indecent. A bill now before ,he senate would ban such displays of female frippery on the ground .hey .are "immodest," even when .hey aren't shown on mannequins. the war eke out"-an'existence v"s privation.and fear. None dare to b'r ' intimate with Americans who are-, under, almost 'constant surveil- <• lance. Summary arrests and pun- <V*i>ili ishment are th rule rather than the \ exception. . ; . . 'There is no freedom of speech or- press; One Chinese language , newspaper is: published infrequent- „ "| ly' wh'eriey er., its Communist p-ub^" \ I Ushers \ ''can,think of;something TO say against; the-United "States," 'ao- cording : t6:!reliable, sources. ^ - t ,, . •Petty: Cruelties:.to'.'Chinese and c- White 'Russians are'. alm'ost,'a daily -'•$" occurrence, and many''young Chi- /* nese- students- 1 .have'".'.been arrested*'" ,, for-.expressing their'belief that 'full«v«S| Chines.^; sp.ver.eigntv,. 's.hquld be^Cj-hr Understanding •on; Columbus, ' ! O.';V D'e'c:" 23"'— (ff>\— Friends of U. S.' Sen-elect John W.' Bri'cker disclosed' today lie' wanted an early decision on whether he or Sen. Robert A. Tafl should step aside in the coming presidential ace. "The question should be decided quickly." a spokesman, requesting saying. anonymity, quoted Bricker as Bricker, the 1944 Republican vice presidential candidate, declined to verify the report at his office here. "I have no agreement with Bob Taft and I've authorized no one to negotiate for me," Bricker stated. Friends insisted, however, that Bricker now -felt any such decision should not be delayed until after he had.ibeen. seated, in the Senate a few ''months'; • • ' •' ' ' . Soviet 'propaganda ''p.b'sters-^ea luring portraits of ^Stalirt and other i. Soyjet dignitaries—are. :,1,o' bQ seen, v ' cverywh'ere-j -''.' ,.,- 4 ;.'-, , X ,. Other posters. . i ad.^ise:,'th9 / Tiuhgry and 1 'jobless Chinese r'esfdents Uiat peace and., V .prosperity,, would be possible if America wo'uld get out of, Chhm- -,. . .,-, ,.- --...,. . , . / .,' : At.,J,he.; sarrie time.the .Soviets 'are making full use of American lend lease-.equipment,,, including Liberty ships,,,planes, and .motor,, vehicles sf all .sorts. .The only ^obser.Vable transport the Red Army has in Dairen is American-made. There are indications that the Jear which rulesv the daily lives o£ '.he Chinese people, through some /iort of poetic justice, also haunts :he lives of the Soviet masters. For every act of local Soviet officials <s reviewed by Moscow and the Russian rhilitary and diplomatic representatives seemingly live in Jerror of taking any step not iirst cleared by the Kremlin. Observers believe it was this fear of making a decision which prompted-Korzhanoff to issue his "ultimatum to the U. S. Navy courier to "leave port within 20 minutes or we will not be responsible for'the conseauences," Believes Santa Glaus Should Go Modern, Shave Off Long Whiskers, Streamline Stock Department of Justice at whose re -juest they had been held by the army, headquarters officials said Miss Gillars, arrested in Berlir in March by a counter-intelligence corps agent, was said by military government officials to have woi Lhe name of "Axis Sally" from hoi Berlin broadcasts to U. S. troops, in North Africa and later in Europe during the war. Silver-haired and neatly dressed Miss Gillars received Allied correspondents shortly after she was taken into custody and informed them: "My conscience is clear, I have nothing to hide, x x >: Everything I did was of my own free will." She said she had been paid quite well, but that her main motive was lo "stop the war." Day, 51, released after nine months .in conlincment pending investigation of his wartime radio broadcasts from Germany, said he hoped to return to the United States soon. No charges are pending against •n and qualified." To this the word "qualified" means .inaugurated, and ,si:ice Talmadge died, expression is that Arnall legally can hold over. "chosen" in the same section is in- •orprcted to mean that the 257 members of the state legislature ;an "choose" Arnall's successor. The legislative line - up shows strength for Talmadge's son. Neutral observers feel that Arn- spokesman for the genci> branch s;iid. The officer said the :irm\'s only part in their confinement was that of holding iP.em for the department. The only restriction on their re j leascwas that they must report rcguarly to the Army Intelligence branch. By HAL BOYLE Now York, Dec. 24 —(/I 1 ;— Dear Santa Claus, Yes, there is a Virginia. She believes in you. So do 1. You don'l think 1 throw «iway these five-cent airmail stamps on a myth do you? But if your best friends won't tell you, I will, old-timer. Get wise to yourself. Modernize. Shavo off those unsanitary old whiskers. Climb out of that red Jlanncl suit and buy yourself some dinner clothes. And .quit whipping those reindeer. The S.P.C.A. doesn't like it. Buy yourself a supersonic jet chariot. Most of all, get out of the peppermint candy business. You still lave the kids sewed up, but you're sure losing out with the grownups. You've gol to take inventory .ind streamline your stock. Give 'em something new for a change. For example, here's a gift isl that will take you out of the \iddie car class, and win you more fans than Frank Sinatra: Mohandas K. Gandi — A pinstriped ZOMI suit. Mother Machrcc—A retired Irish cop with a good pension. John L. Lewis — An oil burning eyebrow warmer. The three blind mice —A seeing eye cat. Fred Allen — A portrait of Jack Benny. Jack Benny — A portrait of Fred Allen. Ingrid Bergman — My telephone 'Bimber' Moonshining Torun, Poland—AP-—The making Tommy Manvill'e — A commutation ticket to Rqno. Hirohito — A copy of "Twilight of the Gods." Doug MacArlhur A press pass and a new roll of gold braid. Bing Crosby — A race horse that runs on all four legs. Walter Winchcll — A door with two keyholes. Our war veterans — Anything in the world they need. Dr. James B. Cnant — A toy chemical set. The National Association of Manufacturers — An erector set. Henry Ford — A new car. Henry Kaiser — Any.car. Miller Berle — A new edition of Joe Miller (he knows all the old ones). The old lady who lived in a show —A shoe horn. Hollywood B- Criticism. The radio f— Criticism. My wife — Patience. My landlord (he's throwing me out)—A hair shirt. A new landlord — Me! Me! Me Harry Truman — Earmuffs. Joe Louis — Some competition. Joe Stalin — Ditto. Winston Churchill tail-pull. An iron cur- number—Gramercy 7-8959. The man with the hoc—A tractor. The man in the iron mask can of metal polish. The high cost of living — A greased toboggan. My mother — A nosegay of forget me-nots — and an evergreen remembrance. Uncle Tom's Cabin — Some modern plumbing. . Happy Chandler — A Mexican belly laugh. Greta Garbo — Lend her to me. Statesmen Are Indignant Over Red Ultimatum Washington, Dec. 24 —f.'Pj—Sena- tor Stewart (D-Tenn), declaring "we've been entirely too easy" with Russia, today urged a thorough investigation into the "verbal ultimatum" which forced an unarmed United States Navy ship to leave Dairen. Stewart referred to the edict which sent the vessel, on a routine courier mission, hurrying irqm the Manchurian port after receiving this warning from Russian military officers: "Unless you leave within 20 minutes we will not be responsible' for the consequences." Commenting on a Dairen dispatch in which Scripps-Howard Reporter William H. Newton told of the incident for the combined world press, the Tennessee senator told a reporter: "This is a mailer which ought lo be gone into thoroughly. J will be much interested to see what the Stale Department and the navy have o say." The Sate Department has been silent pending an official report from H. Merrill Benninghoff, the American consul general at Dairen. A spokesman said that if the report is not received shortly, efforts will be made to speed it up. The only navy comment thus Jar has been an acknowledgement that the landing craft described in the Dairen dispatch had left there lor a U. S. base in Chia last Friday, the day the ultimatum was issued. "Russia ought not to have been allowed to enter Manchuria in the She said she wants to be a loan, i first place," Stewart declared. The wolf at the door —A bone "They have done nothing but pil- The man in the moon •— A new A '. and a new address. And, no kidding on nil will remain in office possibly ! of -bimber'—moonshine vodka— expression. • intil the state Supreme court ren- an expensive business in Poland if Ladies in waning—What they're Jers a verdict, otherwise stepping you get caught. A tribunal fined one ' waiting for — men. .isidc for Thompson, Ucorgias Polist moonshiner 200.000 zlotys and j Lana Turnci --- A suit of armor Continued oil Pa^u Two | txnteucccl him tu H d.e^'s iii juil. luio more Lwoaivrt;, pleiu-u. this one. Santa, for the people of this weary earth — Mutual understanding and endless peace. They've gol it coming. Yours at the wishing well, Hal Buyle. lage that whole area." The Tennessccan contended vhat the Soviet Union "made no contribution of any eonsoquece" to Ihe war agaist Japan, since "the atom bomb , already had been dropped" when Russia entered the Pacific war.

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