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H ftp r S T A ft, H 6 M,?*A fcK A N Satofr Social and P crsona Phone 768 Between 9 A. M. and 4 P. M. I Social Calendar NOTICE <• . . . Tits Sunday School Workers Council of Ihe Firs.t Baptist Church Will .not- meet Tuesday evening. December 31 as was previously an- Thursday, January 2 The Hope Chapter No. 328 O.E.S. Will meet at eight o'clock Thursday evening at the Masonic Hall. New of ficefs -will be installed. Coming and doing Little Miss Gloria Rothwell has returned from a three day visit With relatives and friends in Shreveport and Miuden. Louisiana. .Births '*"$:•')-'• : ' •''' Mr. and Mrs. Minor May announce the arrival of a son. Jimmy Lynn, born Saturday December 21 at Julia Chester hospital. Mrs. May- wilt be remembered as the former Miss Clara Ellis.. Truman Ends Continued from Page One five years would need resetting for peacetime operation. Pending results from these first meetings. Army officials withheld- comment. The Navy hastened to note that the service of naval reserve officers would not be affected. Reserve officers were on duty from the duration of the emergency plus six months. Mr. Truman made public his proclamation at a news conference. "Will the combined chiefs of staffs (British and American) be affected by his proclamation?" a reporter .asked. The president replied in the negative, saying the cooperation would be continued ior at least six months. He did not clarify whether he meant six months after the formal end 'of the war. One point was obvious: By act- PORTRAITS By Appointment ;ond in the Home Commercial Photographs and Photos W, R. HERNPON, PHOTOGRAPHER Ph'ones 493 and 114-J ing now. Mr. Truman was putting pressure on the new Republican- donnnated Congress to speed consideration of just what omergeney powers it wishes to preserve for the government. He said he would send Congress recommendations on powers which should be continued in peacetime. Some Republicans have talked of i repealing all quickly. Senator l Wiley (.R-Wis 1 , appointed by Sen. ate Republicans to make a' study of the matter told a reporter he had no criticism of the president's move "and in .f.ict I think we should approve it." "It certainly relieves the legislative branch oi this responsibility if it is the judgment of the president and his advisers that these s'.u'utcs should KO out the window." lie added. Under questioning as to whether this was a step in his promise to cooperate with the new Republican- controlled Congress, the president said that this was cooperating with Congress. The nresident emphasized thai the termination of the period of hostilities did not have the effect of terminating the stale of war itself. Nor. he said, does it terminate the states of emergency declared by President Roosevelt on Sept. 18. 1939 and May 27. 1941. "With respect to the termination of the national emergency and the state of war I shall make recommendations to the Congress in the near future." his formal statement, read to tho reporters, concluded. Among other things, the president said that his action would terminate the life of the Smith-Connally anti-strike act six months from today. The lime has come, Mr. Truman said at one point during an exchange with reporters, svhen the executive branch should give up some of the powers exercised during the war. "This is entirely in keeping with the policies which I have consistently followed," he said (reading again .from his statement^ "in an effort to bring our economy and our government back to a peacetime basis as quickly as possible." Only yesterday Senator Wiley (R- Wis) reported to the Senate Republican conference that the effect would ue "chaotic" if all the government's wartime controls were repealed at a sintfle stroke. He proposed are view by the judiciary committee which he will head in the 80th Congress "in the light of You get quantity too In MorolInP. Petroleum Jelly. A medictao chest "must". Aids healing — soothing dressing to minor burns— cuts. Highest quality. Yet a Bit JAR COSTS Wednesday-Thursday Wednesday-Thursday GAY BL Allan Lane GOP 7 Big Four' to Organize Senate Washington, Dec. 3t — (/TM— A "Big Four" incliRling two potential candidates tor president took command today of Reuublicnns organizing the first OOP-controlled Senate in" H years. Senators Vnndenberg of Michigan, Taft of Ohio, White of Maine and Millikin of Colorado held the i guiding reins firmly after beating I down a widely hearaldecl but short- lived intra-party uprising. Hence their voices carried greater weight than before as the Com mittee on Committees met to go over working assignments of the lf> Republican members and the Steering Committee gathered to decide what to do about attempts to bar Senator Bilbo (D-Miss) from a third term. First organization attempts of the Republicans in the new congress thus went off as planned, possibly presaging a somewhat similar result when House members meet Thursday to go through (the same .procedure. Despite loud opposition from anti- Dewey forces, Rep. Halleck of Indiana aopeared certain of victory in the fur-way race there for the GOP floor leadership. Halleck has been endorsed fqr the post by Gov. Thomas E. Dewey of New York, the 1944 presidential nominee who generally is expected to bid for a second try at the White House! Taft and Vandenberg, who also may be steered into the 1948 presidential contest, emerged with important policy-making positions from a stormy meeting of all the GOP senators yesterday. Taft was named to the Senate's new Steering Commitee and wax expected to be elected its chairman at today's session. Vandenberg was chosen for president pro tempore, the presiding officer's job on which the full Senate finally must pass. White was picked for party floor leader, and Millikin was named chairman of the GOP conference. All four apparently will head com- niittees also, with Vandenberg taking took over from the opposition or, While commerce and Millikin finance. Senator Wherry (Rebl, reeled ed whin and assistant leader, stood somewhat apart from the top quar tet as they disposed of opposition to their organization plans . But the price of peace included some concessions. White stepped out as chairman of the Committee on Committees and Senator Robertson of Wypm ing took over from the oppsitin ranks. Senator Knowland of Calf fornia, a comparative newcomer, won a place on this group, along with Senators' Taft, Brooks of Illi nois Butler of Nebraska, Bushfield of South Dakota, Capehart of In diana and Donell of Missouri. Although Senator Reed of Kansas told reporters «he planned to re siime his fight for the commerce chairmanship today, Robertson said he thought "the tentative assign ments made by the old committee would stand. Copyright by J. C. NotairD Dhtrlbuttd by NEA SERVICE, INt JEANNETTE COVERT NOUN The Story: Dixon leaves Blakcs-1 entries, some of which were even ville without having extracted a more meritorious; in the final eli- ' munition. Mr. Cameron was one ot , -ill i •• 'he twenty young American artists awarded honorable mention. definite promise from Rose. has said she loves him Doubtful that Jeffs drawings for; "Honorable mention, eh?" said tin; co.Ht'st have much of a chance, i Jeff to himself, reading. Well, Sidney 'sends off his sketches ,,f | that's just dandy" But he was not Major, which are much belter, to another address. XIV It was September when Jeff had his letter from contest judges. He went home early from the bank that afternoon, and there was the contest loiter, in the armadillo basket on the hall table. He threw his hat down, slipped out of his coat and carried the letter into the parlor, knowing before he opened it what the letter would say. Then he lore the envelope. The contest committee, after care fill consideration, felt that Mr. Ca angry; he had always known it would be like this. He went up to his room and jerked (jut the top drawer of his bureau and dumped Its contents on his bed. Sitting down, lie stared at the miscellany. Pencils, crayons, pads —junk! And now he was through with it. Tomorrow he would take it all down to the river, he would walk out on that narrow pier and throw it in. Two-Thirds of Nation Shivers Little Rock, Dec. 31 — (VP)— Snow and sleet poked Arkansas today, halting aircraft schedules and interfering with highway truffle. The Weather Bureau predicted con- inuecl cold and occasional snow in he south portions with minimum emperatures of 10 degrees in ihe lori'i and 24 in the south . All airplane ilighls through here vere delayed or cancelled because jf the low ceilings and iootbnll 'ans planning trips lo Dallas for omorrow's Cotton Bowl niolball 5amc found their plans gone awry Jeff heard somebody on the stairs and then his father's voice at the door. "May I come In?" "Oh, sure!" He scrambled up, Personalize Your Gifts With MONOGRAMS Stationery, Gifts, Bridge Cards, Pads, Tallies, Guest Towels and Napkins, Matches and Christmas Cards LINES: 1. Royal Aristorial in personalized stationery, announcements, invitations, calling cards, fraternity and sorority crests. 2. Reproducta. 3. White and Wyckaff. 4. National fine Christmas Greetings. 5. Freunds unusual gift paper with matching ink. One Day Service On AH Monograms WARD & SON meron's sketches showoil more | tumbled the things back into' the the Hel- Ihan a little talent; indeed their ciuality was so nearly in accord in professional standards that the jud' ges' task was rendered doubly hard. But the contest, ot nation - wide scope, had brought in a flood of Truman's Act Automatically Cuts Taxes Washington, Dec. 31 —(/P)—President Truman's proclamation terminating hostilities may automatically reduce the nation's 1947 tax bill by approximately $700,000.000. Colin F. Stan, expert of the joint congressional Committee on Internal Revenue told reporters that, under Mr. Truman's action, excise levies — including those on liquor, jewelry, furs, luggage and many _il .. ._ ! t III l-_ other consumer items cut back effective July — will be 1. The tax the overall national welfare." Power to declare an end io most wartime emergency laws was vested in both the president and Congress, either could act separately. The president concluded the conference by telling reporters he would see them again Thursday afternoon. The conference was limited to discussion of his proclama tion. He wished all the reporters a happy new year. In a separate document, the White House listed emergency statutes affected immediately by the proclamation. These include: The Smith-Connally Act amendment to the Selective Service Act under which plants mav be seized when their tie-up affects the war effort. The repeal would not affect past seizures. The section of the National Defense Act authorizing the secretary of war to maintain camps of instructions for members of the reserve officers training corps for six weeks periods. An ct of May 14, 1940, under A'hich the president may authorize additional enlistments in the army nedical department to such numbers as he deems necessary. o Tax Sources Continued frpm Page One cent of the sales tax collected. It s estimated that the sales tax alone would be approximately §20,000,000." Sen. W. M. Jackson of McGehee: 'I do not favor additional taxes, jut they probably will be n»ces- ary and I consider the sak . va; the fairest method." Son. Ohmer C. Burnside of Lake Village pointed out that more industries in the state would bring in more taxes. "Would not an increase in taxation at this time pave the- effect of discouraging new industries to locate in this state," he asked. Rep. A. L. Brumblelow of Camden was another legislator who favored a vote by the people on any tax. "If we must have new taxes I have for some time been thinking of the gambling, telephone and chain stores," he stated. And Rep. Lynn Wilson of Danville: "I am certainly not now in favor of additional tax levies. I might favor an adjustment of the severance tax on timber, a use tax and for five and ten cent stores to pay over all sales taxes collected. However, I do not consider these new taxes." Gov. Ben Laney has several times stated that he wants any general t&x levy submitted lo the people. However, he has indicated that specialized taxes might not be vetoed. on liquor will drop from $9 to $0 a proof gallon. The reductions were made mandatory in the 1943 wartime revenue act in which Congress stipulated the high war-imposed excises should be trimmed to specified levels six months after "the lermi- nation of hostilities." These special excise levies now are yielding about 31,400.000.000 annually. The saving in the last half of 1947 will be about $700,000,000. These are the cutbacks to be effective under the proclamation, as of July 1: Liquor — From $9 lo $G a proof gallon. Furs, luggage, jewelry and toilet preparations — From"20'per cent of retail' price! to 10 percent. Admissions—'.From 1 cent for each cents: ;to lucent for- each 10 cents. • Cabarets — 20 percent to 5 percent. :,;. . -i! .• V Wines — Varied reductions .according to type. Beer — From $8 a barrel to $7. Telephone — Long distance, 25 percent to 20 percent; local service, 15 percent to 10 percent. Transportation of persons — 15 percent to 10 percent. Dues and membership fees — 20 percent to 11 nercent. Initiation fees 20 per cent to 11. Electric light bulbs and tubes — 20 percent to 5 percent. Domestic telegraph, cable or ra dio dispatches — 23 percent to 15 •percent. Leased wire — 25 percent to 15 percent. Wire and equipment service — 8 percent to 5. Billiard and pool tables and cowling alleys — $20 per year per able; $20 a year per alley, to $10 year per table; $10 uer year per iliey. We've Get It Phone 62 "The Leading Druggist" 18,5QO ORPHANED Warsaw, Poland —(.41-— The war and long German occupation lefl 12,500 orphans in the ruined city of Warsaw, but most of these are getting a new' start in life through the work of the famous Jean Ba- douen orphanage. This institution, reopened February, 1945, shortly after the Nazis cleared out of the capital acts as a "clearing house" for the orphans, of v/'h'om 3,500 are crippled. The United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation administra lion's mission in Poland is sup plying food. most of the clothing and Teachers Salaries in Arkansas Up Over Last* Year Little Rock, Dec. 31 —($>)— The Education Department reported to- lay the average salary paid Arcansas principals, supervisors anc eachers in 1945-46 amounted to $1,094 compared to $937 Ihe previous year. Classroom leachers averagec about $1,038 for the year compared o $911 the previous period, the resort said. Highest salaries paid jn .he teaching profession went to while male leachers in high school; who averaged $1,839 annually While women leachers received $1. 063. Negro men high school teachers average $1.147 and Negro womer leachers averaged :?836. In the elementary schools, Ihe average salary for men was $926 and for women $90 — an increase of $100 over lasl year . Male superinlendenls receivec an average of $3,027 annually anc female supervisors $2,168. Red Cross Field Workers Aiding Storm Victims Little Rock. Dec. 31 — Iff) — Throe disaster workers from S Louis are aiding local chapters :':. rehabilitation work resulting from the weekend windstorm in south west Arkansas, the American Re Cross announced today. Mrs.'EIma B. Boone. state rela lions director for the Red Cross °aid Bob White was working i Pike and Montgomery counties one Mi.«s Betlv Lewis and Mrs. Sara Phillips in Howard county, whil the local chapter in Garland count indicated no outside aid was neec ed. Mrs. Boone said a surve showed 34 residences in the foil counties were destroyed in In storm and another seven dam aged, ther buildings destroyed b the wind numbered 205. Nine pei sons were hurt. "Local chapters of the Red Cros met all emergency needs," Mrs Boone snid. She added the St. Louis offic of the Red Cross was cooperatin with iho White cnuntv chanter j any aid needed in the Judsonia are where (he windstorm also cause some damage. rawer, slid the drawer Into ureau, and opened the door. , Papa." •'••-• The Major came in, peering a- ound uncertainly, as if it occurred o him, as to J.eff, that not in years ad he invaden these surroundings. Your mother'told me you were at ome. I just wanted to have alittlc nat with you, my boy." "Well, that's fine," Jeff said, try- g to guess what this might fore- ladow. "We don't see much of each o- her, Jeff." "No. sir. Won't you sit down?" As the Major sat bulkily on the ed, his feet dangling short of the oor, Jeff's dubiousness increased, /hen before, when ever, had he nd Papa hd'd a little chat? "I've nevdr'^talked to you about dr. Thayeiv'Jc&ap'a said. "You were ivorably impi'ossed with him?" "With Dixon,? Yes, sir. Most fa- orably." "I was sorry to miss his visit, ut he has written to me." The Maor paused. "Marriage is a serious tep, Jeff." "Yes, I suppose so." "I wouldn't,want any of my child- en to make a* mistake and choose n unworthy mate." "No," Joff said. "Especially not ^ose, she's such a sweet kid." "However, Dixon Tnaycr seems cry well-connected in Virginia." "Seems to have lots of money." "Yes," the Major said, "though lat is not of prime importance. 3irth, breeding—those arc the nost important things. Jeff nodded. Papa continued, still casually: Anyway, I shall provide for Rose, o that no one can ever say that VIr. Thayer's money was a factor. ^o«n will hnvf a dot." "A what?" Maybe after all, the hai was not leading to Jeff's at- airs. "A what, Papa?" "A dowrv." "Oh!" Jeff was startled. "You' know I've never been a ich man. But |h the past few years mv prrsoects ' Have under-gone a remendous cha.nge'for : the better." "Wen," J.ait -said, 'feeling, now quite muddled, 1 ''that's good." "Yes, itis.'Vast vistas are open ng to me. "Horizons." The Major vaved his arms and folded them over his paunch. '•''!'.am now In the •nidsl of 'so(rie--rather tedious pro iminaries." The Major stopped, idgeting. "Th'at's'-why I wanted to alk to you. Chiefly." He stopped again, puffing out his mustache, naking humming noises in his '.hroat. "Well?" Jeff said,. "Perhaps you—"' ; "Yes? Go on. Papa." ' '•Jeff." The Major coughed and hrust a finger between his collar- sand and his.iheck. "Jeff, can you end me—umtn—fifty dollars?" Jeff stared, and then turned his eyes away from the spectacle of us father's painful embarassmenl. ic got up slowly and moved toward he bed. As it happened, he did have fifty dollars, money he'd been saving, a ittle bit at a. time, since the day ie read the adverlisment of the :artoon contest, the money would lave been spent for railroad fare out of Blakesville—as far as fifty dollars would take him; the rest vould have scrapsd up, somehow. But now that he was staying on, n 'he sanip'-old groovo— He shoved aside the pillow, and reached for the sock and unpinned it. The money fell out, some of it silver, bul mostly one- dollar bills. He counted. Fifty-two dollars arid seventy-five cents. "Here, Papa." "Just the fifty. Jeff. You keep—" "Might as well have it all." ''No, no. I really hesitated to—" "Oh, that's all right." "You understand," the Major said punctiliously, "it's just a loan?" "Sure, I understand." (To Be Continued) Market Report POULTRYAND PRODUCE Chicago |c. '!! ••- !/l')— Live poultry slo\a receipts 10 trucks. ® prices: :-rycr.' uncl Because ot \he weather. The Frisco railroad at Fort Smith reported a- deluge of calls "or reservations on its Cotton Bowl special by fans who decided- to "cave their family cars at home. Highways between here and VIemph.s were reported in icy con- lilions. Similar reports were received from other sections of the state. Bus lines reported at Fort Smith thai they were maintaining schedules into northwest Arkansas although the roads were slippery. Snow and sleet covered the highways in the Pine Bluff area. In Lille Rock snow fell steadily to .he accompaniment of a stiff north wind. Ten Negro families in North Lil:le Rock were sent scurrying into :he below-freezing weather when [ire destroyed their homes early today. The minimum here last night was 23 degrees. Snow or sleet was reported at Fort Smith, Fayetteville, Jones- bor and Hot Springs. The minimum lemperalure al Hot Springs last night was 20 degrees. Railroads here reported all trains operating on schedule. cows qj. commrf others unchnngi'd; market: ducklings unn ducks 3!); light tied; receipts (M4,- re 7;i.7. r i; others un- s steady and un- ipls 17. H). LIVESTOCK ickynrds. 111., Dec. 31 Hl.ilOO: market i^nei 1 .or Hum Mond;i>'.« v arrivals ..'airly \vell I \vnvlimc - - ... .. iler trade slow: bulk believed the aclion had paved the Ice 170-arid Ibs :>.2.2. r ):j wnv 33-50: ton •'U.'iO: :'ew no cars broilers FOB \vholP4 33: heavy farm ducks J Butter 11113 784: a 92 : changed. E changed: re ST. LOUS National I —iVI'i— I totally 0-75 K average: ei cleaned up good and ri few sales ' late 22.00; ^ 22.00; Quotable d«,( choice 130-5 120 Ibs 18,( Ibs clown 1 17.50-18.50;;, Cattle, 3,Q early deals, day's declic steers at 3; 10.00: heifr; and few cows a rou a and cutter 10.00-11.50: . lively scares and fully steady; beef bulls lo U7fi: good sausage bulls around 16)0-25; vealers top 32.50; docl and choice 19.00-31.25; dieciium and choiceyeah'rs 19.00-31.25; me dium to lo| good 14.00-18.50. Sheep, 2000: market opened fully s(ea<y| with extreme top 2 higher' god and choice native* .'-ind fed \ deck NEW YORK STOCKS New York, Dec. Ml —(UP) — The stock market rounded out 04(5 nn a strong note today as wall !,!rret read fa vornbly President Truman's statement ending hostilities at 12 noon, .EST. A reaction to the wholly unexpected while house announcement was slow in coming but the list graduallv iorgcd ahead and In late trndin« many "blue chip" iss.ucs had gains ranging to more ihnn 3 points. Tin' latest 'While House proclamation provided for the Immediate suspension o r weights scarce: to 21.25; good and Ibs 20.00-21.50; 10020.00: good sows 0-!iO; heavier weights ags 14.00-16.00. : calves, 1.200; a :'ew bout on medium and yood )0-23.!50: tlon formally ending U. S. participa- .)cning and By United Press Two-thirds of the nation shiver- f ed today, as temperatures tumbled well below zero, and snow and sleet were reported as far south as Dallas and El Paso, Tex. The-"weatherman said . New Year's Eve would b c cold and snappy" in a wide area from Ihe Rocky Mountains to Ihe Atlantic seaboard, except for the southern tip of the Florida peninsula. A mixture of rain, snow and freezing weather conditions promised hazardous driving conditions for celebrants in the South. The mercury skidded to a low of 42 degrees below zero during the night al Bcmidji, Minn., and dipped to 28 degrees at Texarknna, Ark. Fair weather prevailed in the mountain and Pacific coasl slales, however, and temperatures ranged in the low eighties at Miami. The thermometer registered 35 below early today at International Falls, Minn., 17 below at Mason Cily. la., 10 below al Presque Isle, Me., 14 below at Lebanon, N. H.< and three below in northern Illinois. Snow 'fell throughout northern Texas, melting as soon as; il reached; the earth's surface and cpatiTig highways with ice. SimUur cfa)idjtioris;\ye.r.eireported in central 'Mississippi! -and tjjousisjana. A stiff noii^hw&st.wind dispersed 'og^which, had Virtually immobilized operations at Boston harbor, and Ihe weather was cold qnci clear '.hroughoul most of New England early today. ! v • '.' -">'•!>':.'• A fine, sunny dny was predicted for the Rose Bowl game : in California, but gridiron, fans in'most Diner sections were warned ' to bundle up or .lake along and umbrella. Windy Texan as Usual Comes Up With Tallest Tale Burlington, Wis., Dec. 31— (K*\ — A fish story with n wot tail was the top tall talo iold to the Burlington Lairs' Club the title of world champion liar for 1940. The nevy Ulleholder in the famed Lairs' Club ;s Alanacio Garza of San Antonio, Tex., whose selection :'rom hundreds of stories that vied or the honor, was announced today. Garua, in his fishing story, recounted: "I leeve in San Antonio. I have been for the last 15 years. I like to fish a lot and' hive seen a lot of peculiar things in my life during the fishing season. I was fishing on one occasion and caught one fish on my hook but he try io get away from my line. It took me about 45 minutes to Ret him away from the surface. Well he work so hard when I get him in the boat he was sweating. Yours truly." As the year comes to a close, we all I ike'to review the events of the past year, and as I do so, it is with sincere appreciation for my many friends, their faithfulness, and their business/ I trust that I shall have the privilege of serving you throughout the coming year. Here's wishing you one and all a Very Happy and Prosperous NEW YEAR! Jess Morris, Meat Dealer HOPE STA'lC, / AftlUKSAS By'(toy Qeffo -OZARK IKE ELMER, HAVEN'T vqu ANY AMBITION 'f> SO, INSTEAD UF CftASKIN' ON TH' ROCKS, SHE FELL INTO TH' . STREAM* JUSt'GPOW UP OH, OZARK..JH p^AK H sweep-,| -"': ^Vu° z , H t^W *™ ES / I; /f WRONG/^^ fej f most of the remaining CARNIVAL By Dtk Turner SIDE GLANCES By Michael O'Mqlley & Ralph Lane By Galbraith congressional ac- ien the Police arrived I had a little ek-J A DART WITH A DARK STAIN ON THE TIP AND A LITTLE HOLE IN THE SIDE OF FORTUNE'S POLICE HEADQUARTERS ? n THIS 15 VIC HINT, tion in World War II and bringing plaining to Uo. a consequent end to all other co- THAT'S SUCH GOOD 5TORY, FLINT, W THAT'S A GOOD THAT I'M GONNA ASK 1 IDEA. I'D DO THE YOU OVER. TO HEAD-/\ 'SAME I h) YOUR QUARTERS TO 'i- SHOES. REPEAT ' IT/ n REPORTING A MURDER AT THE MOTEL NEPTUNE.' @ NOTHING'S BEEN TOUCHED. J= I'LL STAND, BY TILL -tOi YOU ARRIVE. Steels, some of . the rail ad chemical shares, and numerous individual pivotal stocks moved up substantially. U. S. Steel, up 1 5-8. had one of DEATH APPARENTLY CAUSED BY POISON/ i WONDER WHAT !• the best gains in its uroup. South ern railwa and Norfolk & Western point each in mixed yearling eneral Motors common gained a point and tho 3 3-4 per point in their group. Firestone, responding to a shapr rise in net profit for the latest fis- Johns-Mnnvillo was up 3 3-4; Coca- Coin gained 2. gains extended to 3 points in East By. Leslie Turner ". man Kodak preferred. WASH TUBES THUHPERMION! I'VE VESTED OPHS'fcMD T&fsVELED'up HERE FROW. FLORIPATR.VT' IN©"TO CIKfCH HER'. GEt«TUtAEN,PERHfcPS (F 1 TEU.XOU YW.T'S'50 IW.POBTW, fpNRPCW W INTRUSION. BUT NOUR. (AhN TEl'15 ME COUNTESS Dl G^NZINl HNS 3UST LEFT fSORM TOWN.I MUST GET IN TOUCH WT ^ \'(b M^R.iR^V^N SCHEKUESi RETIRED I PRESIDENT OF INTER- PUNETfcRV COMPANV, TO SEE VOUi SIR! OUT HERE RfsKSLEV fed west'enlambs 23.50-24.00; half choice native 24.2; southwest lambs .!2.073; medii.il and good wooled lambs 19.0*22.0: cull and common throwouts J2.on-iri.00: odd Head ewes steacyj al 7:50 down. MILL FINP S^E'.WfW TO SET WORP TO HER! home remedy for relieving miseries of children's colds. HER TILL SHE RETURNS NEW YEAR'S EVE SHOW! TUESDAY NIGHT 11:30 C6PR.'1M« BY NEA SERVICE. INC.'T. M. RtO. U. S. PAT OFF' By Walt Disney jtfPB, 1944 BY NEA' SERVICE: IMC. T. M. :HEO. U. S.' RAlVOFF DONALD DUCK Dinwiddiealways , CKT, TH/*T LAST George is making a New Year's resolution to drink only for business purposes— the trouble is he's always trying ._ to sell somebody insurance!" j FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS ........ " By"Blos«ef~" FUNNY BUSINESS AMP LEKVE "YOUf? CL/VWS OFF .IT,.OB I'LL DO By Heshberaer TRYING TO PIERCE THE SECRET OF THE WALLS! By Carl Anderson * WV.-4 T- -••» (*«>%, MKTOJVW:|i ' MEN'S HOUSE SLIPPERS I GIVE UP.' WOMAN'S PLACE USED DOJ'T YOU SORT OF STALLS A NEW CHAPMAN CAR AND SRIMDS THE VALVES IT AMP MAKE A PROFIT.' Especially equipped m case you celebrate too huch—a .push of the button turns your front wheels and Mps you •>.,:. going in circles!" r ./ .4 ALLEY OOP By V. T. 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