(&*, f^-u ju-j, <- ^ ^ 4 o Page Six The International Sunday School Lesson For Jan. 27 Sunday School Lesson • SeripUtre E\«di<! -, 4^ ESpecu-'ty : i o v i t o 20 By WILLIAM E. GS'-ROY, D. The SL > vcrsca -0 > i I Exodu \( , -sidenn t'u comes i (I \ servation of i • It fOtf i, t > in a I n ( dor c\v 4 i 1 of Solo iii dure ot i i it is t i what ti < t \ at any time Noti- tiii "ever} nt him v p id spirit i ' ferin;; k naele i l ^ i ton ecration on the part of all. * 'i men and women, of the best that they had to offer, and of 'i 'u b st that Ihey could do—tor i u it o brought not only the dyed '"• i fti of blue and purple and scar- 1 i > i lot, and the things of linen and b it hair, and fine woods and in i \ i li in and the women not only o i u_,ht their jewelry, but they I i -,hl also Ihe work of Iheir n the things fashioned in od ind metal by the men, the tn i , woven and spun by the ttinun, the "wise-hearted" wom- i i Hillt u'licss was of the essence of ill thit Ihey gave, and willing- i is at the heart of all true wor- l np The high level of worship. Ii «,cvrr, is not all reached in giv- i n t even in voluntary giving, i i It have made their sincere mil c vout sacrifice to idols, bring- i ., tioir treasures to dumb and i L s gods of wood and stone: and 11 ngs lhat adorn cathedrals * __ n i d cl urches may have litlle more • ' i Mifieancc and spiritual val- m the things offered to idols. i il IK.' t u i iu Hillman Ranks Appear Getting Behind Truman By LYLE C. WILSON Washington, Jan. 24 —(UP> — The most powerful element of the left-wing coalition which helped maintain Franklin D. Roosevelt's , political leadership appears today | to be forming its ranks behind I President Truman. ] Chairman Sidney Hillman of the CIO political action committee fired a message of congratulations and support to Mr. Truman this week. Hillman had more praise for the administration as he prepared to leave New York for London. Coming from Hillman in a congressional election year, those ments ot organized labor. Dcliber- niticance. If Hillman stays put for the 19-18 presidential election il is likely lhal Mr. Truman's re-election campaign will be supported by the most ac- live and politically effective ole- , ments of organized labor. Delib e be not intelligent minds' ately or otherwise. Mr. Truman's .•iiii: hearts associated with policies in tne current labor-man- W\ ftr$ Mf-^A? i Uiin;:s for adornment. T it vuest adornment of cathed- i N id cluivchos must always bo c ils of sircerc worshipers. \ i by the cords of love to God i 11 one another. The worship of i tabernacle was only a begin- a foundation for the true wor- agemeiil crisis are proving to b, just about what is necessary to : persuade the CIO to continue its , .iicmbciship in the new deal-demo- i cratic coalition. • Htlinum s telegram to the prcsi- i dent congratulated him on the' :abor program proposed in the M ' v 'A Wrack" (?r« Such Ocys? Do you ;u:Tf-r Iron-, inomv.ly rram jittery, cr-m'-.y, "0:1 •.•<•.!;:;:"— i>.: n. times— due to funcUunrti periodic disturbances. 1 Then try Ly:Hp. E. F'in'-ih.i Vegetable Cor:-pc.i:i-.n; to r;:Utvo inch symptoms. Fir.!:h::-:u's Compound DOES MORE t->.aa re':Io - . o 3'ic'.-. :;-.-~:u-hly pain. It n'so reU-jvcs r.c-:rc:;ip-'.ii\!r.^ tired, v/cak feoU:ys—'-£ ;'.;.•;•>." n;' trve. It:has a soo'tiL-;; c. r .\:c", or,. o:u of woman's riost iitiwoHaur, c;--:'::i3. Taton thruout t:::.- t::'.' ! :••.-.—Pinkham's Compound heir* bu:i.: up resistance ng:iinst such nyr-iujnis. It's also .a great stoimchle ;-..;:ic; ' :in of the heart. It was thus lhal message to Congress Monday The Paul declared that gifts, and even ! message askeii again for fact-find- ; i the giving of one's body to be burn-1 <ng boards to prevent strikes. It' i ccl. profited nothing if there were! piup^scd a general hil;c m indus-I ; net love in the heart: and Jesus i.rial wage scales without genera! i ' defined true worship as consisting, i price Hillman promised Mr. • .0 | rot in outward gifts, bul in ils spir- "' ,,._.... v j itual content. "God is a spirit, | ;r.;d they that worship Him must ' n--»-ahip Him in spirit and in truth." 'truman the political committee's "fullest support." i Ilillman master-minded the 1U44 ' labor campaign to prevent Mr. 1'ru- j But \vovship in spirit and in truth ' man's nomination for vice presi- j is net inftless worship. The meas-l u cnt by the democratic national of our inward devotion is of-1 convention, In penthouse hcadquar- thc extent and depth of our out-1 tors ai the Moirison hotel, Hihman r;ift;. Is not ihis particularly! directed the fight for Henry A. —' 1! —- ' Wallace. Cabinet members " and other political big shols came lo tne penthouse, sometimes up the _ _._ _. „. , backstairs, to be informed of Ihe and our fellowmen. ils need-1 strategy of the nexl day or hour. i'.i expression is in Ihe things that! il w11 ' not ^ c eas y ior Mr. Tru- v.-iH feed the hungry, clothe the i man to Jorget nor 101- Hillman to -old and naked, and bring warmth : swallow the hard words of that •ind protection to the homeless and eonveniion batlle. But even lhal true at the present time, when throughout the world there is such :•;<•.' need and suffering? If religion ,-'t its highest consists of love for millions, in this large cathedral of would be easier than to ignore uie fact that the Democratic party will Let us le!! you cbcut the one ir,3uranca policy that will give you "ell risk" protection for your po-;cn- al effects nnci hon'v- hoid furnishing?, both inside and outside your hern2. No ,i obligation — cxc;:p; to yourself, God's world that we must with will-1 ^. a . ve small chance of success in '-••• -pir-ts a"d hearts "stirred, up" ! mls year's congressional elections :r:-ke our offerings ample and ef-i or ln ly ' 18 without tne active sup- '••f'v-r t"dav. That ancient expres- ! P 0 ^ o1 ' Hillman's organization. .-'on ot Jewish worship in Ihe'lab- ! „ rhere arc indications that CIO ' •••."•lo i" tJr- wilderness was a |-President Philip Murray is eyeing •4;"cut and noble outburst of com-j tne ^urnan bandwagon. Murray ,iv."-;tv spirit: and today our com- S as bccn consistently critical of •n-.i.-.ity is the whole world a"d all . uman administration policies, humanity. l blx weeks ago no denounced the o i president on charges of seeking to /-> •, j i "weaken and ultimately to desirov L.C?p/tO; " n .'.?"..?fi aniza . tio . ns -". Muijay wa.s •*>« 3 m i a!?K Washington. Jan. 25 man Wilbur Mills. Arkansas mem- , K , ber of the House Ways and Means ! >,'' Committee, would like to see ac-1 . protesting against Mr. Truman's fact-finding proposals which would impose a oU-day cooling off period before strikes Fights Losfr r-yrv •-"- * "mn-i-vw, ••> ULUIA luxe; tu act: ctu-i D -,., . m ;Uon before March 15 on his recent-j g y ,| he Associated Press fcfSily introduced bill to make service ,=0 ,., D' .' ~ Jonn «y Mara, ggiimen who have spent more than I „„!.. '-.?°, st .° n v an ? Eddie Letour| ; O 110 months on duty oulside Ihe con- j Kfei i '-sr.cntal limits of the United States •Lai' ->:e^npt from income tax: His in-1 _ i neau, i--,6 1-2, Sanford, Me. drew, With help from Ihe American Le- By United Press — Holman Williams, 160 slopped Joe (Bulchi . Plainfield, N. J., (3). Fall River, Mass. — Bobby ,- T — , — i -,*u^o. AJUUU> £L<n£l isn v,. 131 ' Fai1 River, slopped Gene e- ,. ion's Legislative Committee, Mills I LeD ^! a . nc - L 34 - Fa 'l "ver, 6. .i; confident that he can obtain a ' , f't'sourgh — Bobby Simmons, j favorable report from the Ways ' I 45 ' Indianapolis, outpointed Billy -n, Li::d Means Committee jGanetl, 143, Swiss vale, Pa. 10. He has also introduced a Legion- t,m>r>(.ndcd bill raising retirc- nen p u y of enlisted men 15 per LC u inis measuie has been re- le rt.d to the House Mihtay Affairs Orange, N. J. — Charley Fusari, 144, Irvington, N. J., knocked out Al Brown, 137 3-4, Panama 6. We're Murderous! Approximately 12,000 murders .... . were committed in the United A_ph> xiations m the Washinglon i stat es during 1930. This is about 17 times the murder rale of England. 4H'ansas Precedent DO YOJ you- Ccr, . ,,«, ,vcsror, etc., or your 7 O , , X '.cUrty et Ihe Hope Auto Company, 2zO Wa_t Sorond street in Hops, Arkansas YOJ MC ,j C -,S:<? We will loan you ^ney on - Ccr, . i ,-,,».,«, L,vcsrork, etc., or if your ear needs YOU AfcS H5REBY WARNED THAT Morday f February 11,1946 Is the Last Day to buy your if; ?. f <r*-.-•?•*.* A 2 1 ym u 11 All The woodcock has eyes set far back in its head so that u i-»n arc ils enemies when its long bill digs deep in the ground for worms. metropolitan c»-ea prompted a sug-j TCstion from Henry W. Blalnck. a ! former Arkansas Public Utilities 1 Commission member who now is associated with the Federal Power Commission, that an Arkansas practice be adopted. He recalled thai several years ago, Arkansas gas distributors began using an odoranl lhat practically assures detection of leaks before damage or injury can result. The odoraiit, a byproduct of petroleum, is inexpensive, he said, and he urged that the D. C. Public Utilities Commission communicate with the Arkansas Louisana Gas Company or the Arkansas Public Service Commission for delails. New Bank Applications Lillle Rock, Two applicalions for authority to operate banks will be awaiting action by the Stale Banking Board when it meets, next monlh, Commissioner Tom Leggell , said today. Five stale banks were I eslablished lasl year, making a total of 107. The tolal. wilh national banks included, is 217. Number of state banks had declined from 406 in 1921 lo 11 as i of June 30, 1944, before an increase ! was reported. In the 19-14-4r) fiscal : year, two new state banks began j business. Thus five in a single j year (1945i sets some sort of; "modern" record. i The pending applications are from the First State Bank of Conway and the Stephens Security Bank. On the Banking Board are B. A. Lynch, Blytheville. chairman; Howard East, Camden; Louis E. Hurley, El Dorado; A .N. Ragon, Clarksville; C. E. Crossland, Little Rock. , WITHOUT PENALTY There will be no extension of time Csfy T re a surer Alarming Figures State Police Director J.R. Pm-t- cr is not boasting, but ho is calling 1 attention of the public to figures" ! I that indicate lawlessness was be- I ! coining more commonplace dur- j jing 1945. Here are comparisons of i ! 1944 and 1945 arrests by the Stale i 1 Police: ' 1944 1915 : Driving while drunk .... fi;i7 mo j ; KccklesK driving .. . 2WJ 429 I j Drunk on highway 729 1(J2!1 i Public drunkenness 1102 1804 I Assaults 2'.'A 311 I Larceny 151 gril i Robbery 20 40 I Olhc-r increases: Accidents in- i vcsligated, 1,025 in 1044, 1,289 in : 1945; stolen cars recovered, 306 in 1944, 454 in 1945: traffic fatalities .255 in 1944. 208 in 1945 (figure probably incomplete i. Already in i January, 1946, 31 traffic deaths have been recorded by the Stale Police. HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Friday, January 25, 1946 -® Voice of Opinion By James Thrasher Propaganda or Press Freedom? When the Associated Press and the United Press declined to extend their free wartime service of news to the State Department for its proposed Information program, Assistant Secretary Ben ton, in charge of that program, suggested that a committee investigate and ^report on this country's present in- t formation service abroad. But the suggested members ol this committee already have seen something of that service. They art Dean Carl Ackcrman of the Colum bia University School of Journal ism, Wilbur Forrest, assistan editor of the New York Hcralc Tribune, and Ralph McGill, ediloi of the Atlanta Constitution, wlu last year loured the world in the. lCC ° © Clothing thac you may consider old can bring new life to some suffering family to whom war brought years of despair and utter destitution. Bring them new life .. . and bring America new friends! ' Goal of the Victory Clothing Collection is 100,000,000 garments, plus shoes and bedding. If your contribution seems negligible, bear this in mind: Every garment yon. give means one more human being saved from cold or sickness or possibly death. Your spare clothing will be distributed free, without discrimination, to victims of Nazi and Jap oppression In Europe, the Philippines, and the Far East. Dig into your attics, trunks, and closets today . . . c^ uut all the clothing you can spare . . . take it to your local collection depot now. If you doubt the need for it overseas, ask the boys who've been there! < Ge? together a// the clothing you can spare. Take it to your local collection dope? immediately. VoUunteer some spare time to your losoJ commutes. Out Your Spare Clothing TODAY ^ overcoats ^ topcoats <J suits V jackets \t pants \f shoos V dresses \f skills \f gloves tf caps ^ sweaters v 1 robes V underwear <J pajamas </ bedding The more you do the better you'll feel G Bft.; B if pf *L&M*<&s «i.i» \sj/ J; ; Lvb HENRY J, KAISER This advertisement was prepared by the Advertising Council for the Victory Clothing Collection, and is sponsored by Star WEATHER FORECAST Arkansas: Mostly cloudy and much colder this afternoon and tonight; lowest temperatures 10-18 north and 20-2G in south portion tonight. Sunday partly cloudy and conliued cold. 47TH YEAR: VOL. 47—NO. Star of Hooe. 1899: Press. 1927 Consolidated January 18. 1929. HOPE, ARKANSAS^SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 1946 CIO Workers Will Not Enter Plants for U. S. Chicago, Jan. 25 — (/I'j—The Federal Department of Agriculture controlled the bulk of the nation's meat industry today bul a conlin ulng strike of 193,000 CIO Packinghouse Workers indicated no imme- | Dean Ackcrman said we should "automalically bomb out of existence our ideal of freedom of news" if this government were to engage in international propaganda. He also foresaw an increase in alien propaganda resulting from such an action. Mr. McGill took issue with Mr. Ackerman's statement that this would be a propaganda program. "As a mailer of fact," he said, "il is an. information program." He admitted thai Britain, Franco, var- v\ious South 1 American countries and >'the Soviet Union now buy and broadcast American news and give it their own interpretation. They would continue this, he pointed out, unless America makes its voice heard "in the areas nol reached by commercial'media." • Mr. Forrest stressed the need of promoting press freedom through Without formal ceremony, the government at 12:01 a. m. today •iei/cd most of the 134 plants which liad been strike-bound for. 10 days. But refusal of CIO workers to return to work in the federally-operated plants left the government short necessary manpower promise strikers insure normal operation. As the agents designated by the government posted President Truman's seizure order, the Agriculture Department had a that 55,000 AFL union would go back to their jobs. AFL union officials have declared a "temporary truce" in the walkout, which started Jan. 10 following a breakdown in wage negotiations between the unions and packers. The government seizure was a "token action," and picketing by CIO strikers in many plants continued early today. The strike strat- 238,857 Milt* Bock to tort* 2'/i SfCONDS MILES PfR SfCOND Diagram jMuitfof*s .experiment ot Betmar, W. L, where Signal Corps road/men and tckntittt und& direction of U.-Col.^phn H. Ocwif f, Jr., announced radar contact with the moon, 235/557 milet distant. Pottibilitisi: ifaographical mapping of moon, determination of composition oni characteristic* cf other celestial bodies, radar guiding of future lAP)—Means Associated Press (NEA)—Means Newsoaoer Enterorlse Ass'n. PRICE 5c COPY Break Believed Near In Chrysler-UAW Wage Dispute Deadlock Dixie Senators to Filibuster the Uniled Nations Organization. He staled that true information isL suppressed in countries "where ^ dictatorial regimes fear the trulh because il may compromise Ihc . power lo rule." And he warned lhal, unless Ihe world reaches some agreement on communications, "we must again face a clash of arms which will destroy civilization as we know it." II seems lo us lhat Ihe argument over whether this State IJepart- ment program is "information" or "propaganda" is pointless. No. government, naturally, labels its propaganda as such. But when Mr. McUill points out the need of gov- ,, eminent news lo counteract "inler- .'prclalion" of American information by other governments, he is admitting lhal our "information" program would be dping a propaganda, egy committee for the Chicago dis the ° MOON IS CONTACTED BY RADAR-This diagram illustrates thoTachievement of the Army Signal Corps Engineers In penetrating the outer layers of the earth's atmosphere with radar pulses. (NEA Telcphoto.) £_ : or rather job. a counter-propaganda, . The question is whether the audiences in "areas not reached by commercial media" would accept our information as true informa lion under Stale Department spon- sonship, and whether they would listen lo and believe our short-waved messages in preference to a do- J mcstically-broadcasl spoon-fed version of the news. The question is also whether .this government would have any'better luck, under the i present setup, in gelling Iheir side of the slory inlo these areas of censorship than Ihc UP and Ihe AP have had in Ihc pasl. II seems much more important and much more sensible to carry the fight for freedom of communication and newsgathering to the UNO than to sel up a government agency to give the world Ihe "true -.information about America. It's - unlikely thai the world would credit the State Department's objectivity. But il is probable lhal such a gov- crnment agency would lend to discredit, throughout much of the world the reliability of American news agencies free of government influence. largest said "our picket lines Lay up regardless of the seizure." Earlier, reports from CIO officials at many of Ihe plants now under federal management, indicated Ihe CIO employees were not returning lo work, obeying instructions of international union leaders who refused to heed Mr. Truman's seizure order. No disturbances were reported in the morning hours as the union held firm lo ils decision to keep ils members on strike. The government's next slop in gelling Ihc CIO strikers back to Ihe plants operated by 19 companies, including Ihc five major [inns, was nol disclosed. In Washington, Secretary of Ag- ricullure Anderson said lasl nighl he had telegraphed Lewis J. Clark, president of the CIO United Packinghouse Workers, he favored putting inlo cffecl any wage increases a facl-finding panel, now holding hearings in Chicago, might recommend. Clark said he had received Anderson's telegram. He added: "Only our membership can decide when they will go back to work and under what conditions Ihey will work." Ycslerday Ihc union's national wage policy . committee, voting trnSnlTriou'sly' jioTlo order the 'strikers back to work, termed President Truman's seizure order "a complete double cross." Mr. Truman was charged by the union officials wiih engaging in a "strike-braking action." Short Says, to 'Stand Pat 7 BY JOHN L. CUTTER Washington, Jan. 20 — (UP) — The Pearl Harbor committee was to receive more information today on the part Gen. George C. Marshall, former army chief o- stall, played in the case of Lt. Gen. Walter C. Short after Pearl Har- Short, who has accused the War Department of making him "the scnoegoat" in the disaster, said ycslerday that Marshall recommended his retirement in 1942 within 24 hours alter telling him to "stand pat." Rep. John W. Murphy, D., Pa., protested that the documents Short introduced on the subject "do not tell the whole story." He said he would offer new cvi- University of Mississippi Head is Dismissed Jackson, Miss., Jan. 2G —(UP) — A six-man committee began looking for u new chancellor for the University of Mississippi today following the dismissal of Dr. A. B. Butts, head of the school since 1935. Dr. Butts will remain on the job until August, when his contract expires, but he was informed last night by the stale board of trustees that the contract will not be renewed. The six-man committee, headed by John Savage, of Gulfport, Miss., began interviewing prospects for the position, and the committee will makes its recommendations to the board at a meeting to be called By JAMES E. ROPER Washington, Jan. 20 —(UP) — Southern Democrats today threatened to filibuster to death a petition to break up their week-old filibuster against legislation. anti-discrimination Sen. Richard B. Russell, D., Ga., filibuster leader, conceded the threat of a new filibuster merely was an ace in the hole. Most of the Premier May Help Russia By JOHN M. H1GHTOWER London, Jan. 26 —(/I 1 )— Selection deuce containing 'several nota- later. No reason was given for Dr. Butts' dismissal, except that it was for "the besl inlcrcsls of the University." German POW ,, to Be Sent Home By June Washington, Jan. 20 — (UP) — President Truman announced today that all German war prisoners will be sent home from this country by the end of June. This new date represented an extension of 00 clays in the time scheduled for the return of prison- crs , The president said that Ihe rc- s turn ol contract prisoners of war would not begin prior to April 1. This action, his announcement explained, was designed to meet a temporary labor nroblein in the production of sugar beets, cotton and pulpwood. Beginning April 1, these prisoners will be returned in equal monthly installments so that all ot them will be out of this country by the end of June. Mr. Truman said he contemplal- .. ed no further extension of the pe- •* riod within which the prisoners would be returned. Two Charged Armstrong, \yho declined comment on the CIO decision to remain on strike, said: "Our job is to gel Ihe packing industry back into production. We need meat for the armed forces and for all our people. If we have the coopcralion of labor and management we can have meal in the. markets in a mater of days." Immediately the: o was no defi- nite'Information as lo the number of AFL workers returning lo work. However, officials of the union said some members might "rebel" against back-to-work orders without assurances of demanded wage liikcs. They did not anticipate any friction with CIO pickets, as the AFL union has no membership in plants where the CIO is the bargaining agent, and the CIO has none where the AFL has the collective bargain ing contract. An early decision is expected from the meal panel, which continued ils hearings loday on the wage issue. The-CIO had asked a wage hike of 25 cents an hour, 11 1-2 cents now, wi'h Ihe additional 1-2 cents to be negotialcd later. The AFL union demanded a pa> joost of 20 cents an hour or a $3G ninimum for 40-hour week. A 0 cents an hour increase was the lighest offer made by any majoi nicker. With of Druggist Mena, Jan. 20 — (IV)— Polk \ County' Proscuctor George Steele ' has charged two persons with the fatal shooting Wednesday nighl ol Raymond Morris, 40-year-old Mena druggist and alderman. Steels said he had filed a first degree murder charge against Eldon Chilsvood, 22, of Fort Smith, Minor, 17, of Shawnee, und E. J. Okla. . .„ „. Chit wood is wanted in lexas, Oklahoma and California for numerous crimes, Steels said. The men were apprehended Thursday and were sought in connection with the slaying of Morris and the abduction of three persons near here and the burglarixation of a Mena service station. Steele said however, lhal al present he planned only lo have them Iried for the slaying. . No preliminary hearing will be conducted. The nexl regular term of Polk circuit court is in April. Both men probably will be Iried then, Ihc prosecutor said. The Academic Francaise was 1,500,000 Get Discharges From Navy Washington, Jan. 26 —(UP.J—Th navy has reached the hiilf-waj mark in ils demobilization progran with the discharge of its 1, 500,000th man. He was fire controlman 2-C Ei gene L. Smilh, of Walsonvillc Calif., who received his discharg Thursday al Shoemaker. Calif, H was born al llosboro, Ark. The navy expects to complete re lease of its 5,000,000 non-regula wartime personnel by next Sept. Smith, who is 21, entered th Navy Dec. 14, 1942 at New Orleani La. He participated in 11 major Pacific operations. Vice Admiral Louis E. Denfeld, chief of Ihe navy's bureau of personnel, said Smith's discharge was proof the navy is exceeding its pledge to have 50 per cent of ils wartime force demobilized by Feb. lions where Marshall Iried to help Short" He said Ihey would show lhal Marshall acled to prevent a court martial of the former commander of Hawaiian army de- Snort "was relieve'd' of f "hls "'c'ofri- mand 10 days after the Dec. 7, 1941 attack. He was retired Feb. 28, 1942 with the rank of major general. The congressional committee expected to complete examination of Short some time today. This will be his fifty day before the com- millee. Samuel H .Kaufman, associate iimsel, said the next witness ould be Navy Capl. E. M. Zach-< •ias who commanded the cruiser ill Lake Cily in Ihe Pacific flcel I Ihe time of the iittuck. Zacharias has been called be- lusc he wrote a memorandum for le Navy Department March .17, J42, in which he reported that he aulioned Adm. Husband E. Kim- icl, Pacific flcel commander, arly in 1941 that Japan would nuke an air raid on the fleet in earl Harbor. Kimmcl told the committee rc- er.lly that he remembered talking o Zacharias in March, 1941. He aid he didn't recall the captain's Stee! Strike Many Words, Little Action • A mul Ghawam-cs-Sallaneh nicr of Iran probably as will pro- give Democrats expect their present filibuster to end in success next week. If Ihe supporters do press their petition to cut off the filbusler by limiting individula debate lo one hour, opponents expect it to be ruled out of order because the Senale officially slill is considering By ROY J. FORREST Delroil, Jan. 20 —(UP)— Chrysler corporation and the CIO United Aulo Workers scheduled 'anolher negotiations session today amid rumors that a wage increase offer of 1IJ 1-2 cents an hour had been made to the UAW. The report was completely unverified. II testified to the jilery feeling of tension throughout the industry. The entire molor cily was tcyed lo a possible 1 break in the wage issue deadlock. A spokesman I'or Chrysler said he could neither confirm nor deny .he report. A union spokesman said .he rumor was not true. However, both sides agreed that progress was being made in the talks aimed at reaching a new con- Iracl lo cover 51,000 UAW members at Chrysler. Today's meeting was the third this week and followed an eight-hour session on Thursday. Prior to this week, ncgotialions had been suspended since Dec. 4, when the UAW contract with Chrysler expired. .Rumor also marked the process of UAW meetings wilh Ihe Ford Molor Company, which were recessed yesterday until Tuesday. A prediction thai an announcement on corrections to the journal. !, The chair's decision could be overruled by a simple Senale majority. But the motion would be subject to debate. And that, Russell said, would open the way for the southern Democrats to talk as long as they like. Ford-UAW wage agrccmenl would lussia al least a temporary vic- ory in the firsl polilical dispule laced before Ihe Uniled Nations | Tne current filibuster, mcan- ccurily council, American and ; while, cased-off to a leisurely pace. Jrilish informants said today. The Iranian delegation. which ppealed lo the council a week ago o intervene in Hie Soviet-occupied one of northern Iran, said new in- tructions were expected over Ihe weekend. . Officials prcdiclcd that Saltanch, who is known lo back friendly re- aliens with Russia, would order the case either dropped or shelved While he negotiated directly with Moscow for a settlement. ; Direct negotiation was advocated ; ,y Russia in a letler to the secu- •ily council yeslerday. Russia denied charges of interference in the internal affairs of Iran and said she as "categorically opposed' to After more than a week of table- thumping, name-calling oratory, he senators'gut together and took heir regular Saturday afternoon iff. Only one protesting voice was .•aised. Sen. Wayne C. Morse, R. Ore., called for a Senate session today, Sunday and all night —every night — "until majority rule is restored to the Senale." The legislators listened patiently. Then they recessed for the week-end. The Southerners flatly rejectee Republican - backed amendments which would moderate the bill to outlaw discrimination against em ploycs because of race or religioi be_cause Ihey were "nol enough." rediction, however. Kaufman said thai former Su- orcme Justice Owen J. .Roberts has ecu called for 2 p. m. Monday. Roberts headed a presidential com- nission which investigated the _iiii Harbor disaster. It's'report vas highly critical of Short and •Cimmel. Roberts has been called to deler- nine whether there were any dele- ions or changes in ils findings b- orc ils public release Jan. 25, 1942. The circumstances of Short's re-' iremenl came up laic yeslerday luring examination of the general jy Sen. Owen Brewslcr, R., M. Marshall had testified that he couldn't recall whether-he was con- ultecl on possible re-assignment of Short. He "believed" Short was •elired "at his own request." Short testified lhal he telephoned Marshall as "an old and trusted friend" on Jan. 25, 1942 as soon as soon as he had read newspaper accounts of the Roberts commission findings. "1 asked him what I should dp, having Ihc country and the warin mind, and whether I should retire," Short testified. "He replied, Pittsburgh, Jan. 25 — (/r> liplicily of words bul a paucity o action marked the firsl six days o America's firsl nationwide sloe strike, which today kept idle 750, 000 ClO-Unitcd Steel-workers and some 35,000 in related industries Steel - making and fabricatim plants, along with aluminum mill and iron ore mines in 29 stales faced wilh Ihe strike calls, simpl; closed down, making no effort t operate but only to conserve thci physical properties. Pickets, who appeared by hui clreds at the larger plants \yhe Ihe strike order went inlo cffec last Sunday midnight, had dwinc led until today only "token" forces turned out at most mills. The first six days saw only a few scattered cases of violence reported, mostly picket line skirmishes and none of them serious. The lalesl was al Lockland,' Ohio, where police used tear gas to break up a fight after members of an incle- pend'ml union Iried lo force a CIO picket line. Three men of each group were charged with assault and battery. Though things were physically quiet during the week, the war of words, welt under way before the .strike actually began, showed no sign of abatement. E. M. Voorhces, chairman of the finance committee of the U. S. Slecl Corp., fired Ihe lalesl volley lasl nighl when he declared CIO and USW President Philip Murray had "completely -misstated" the facts about application of the carry- back provision of the federal tax law to U. S. steel. Voorhees quoted a letler Murray had written the secretary of the treasury "lo the effecl thai if Ihc U. S. Sleel Corp. breaks even in 1946, the government will repay it over $67,000,000," and commented: "Mr. Murray has again completely misstated the facts. The trulh is that if U. S. steel breaks even in 1946, it will nol be repaid one penny by Ihe government tinder the carryback provision of the case. IX_II»,VJ,IA _. yv^v*^-*'-* Y./".* •»4'* j - i v.%»i .v-"'.*; ;i *•> i: *T •One possibility known to' have received consideration by Britain is thai if the Iranian case is withdrawn from the Council by the Iranians themselves, it might be re- filed by some other nation on the ground that the dispute endangers world peace and security. . This was the ground on which the Soviet Union and the Ukraine asked the council lo invesligale British aclivilies in Greece and Ihe Dutch East Indies. The security council agreed unanimously yeslerday to take up Ihe Iranian case Monday and decide whether the charges warrant an m- vesligalion. Leaders of Ihc big powers were reported trying to wind up the London meeting of Ihe general assembly within 10 days and move the UNO to a site in the United Stales as soon as possible. Gen. Krueger Says Goodbye, Starts Home Kyoto, Japan, Jan. 25 — (UP) — ,1. 'Gen. Walter Krueger received , farewell salute from an infantry battalion today, said goodbye o the famed Sixth Army and ilarted for home. The departure of Krueger also narked the passing of the Sixth Army lo an inactive status —three years lo the day since il was ac- iivateil al Fort Sam Houston, Tex. . Husky-ScQn Olin D. Johnston, D. S." C., hefd'tlie'flooi-'yesterday io more than four hours with fro 'made yesterday "failed lo maler- '"""^ J J quenl rclici 1 by his Southern colleagues. He also yielded for Sen. H. Alexander Smith, R., N. J., lo urge passage of the bill to give "the Negro equality of opportunity and education." At the end of the day, Johnston's voice still boomed through Ihe nearly-empty chamber as ho challenged any of his listeners to name a single senator who hired a Negro girl in his office. Johnston admonished "carpetbaggers" to look after their own homes, rather than trying to legislate for the entire country. He said South Carolina had fewer race riots than New York because "we are solving our problems in Soulh Caro- ali/.e. On Ihe record, Ford was sland- ig by ils offer of 17 1-2 cenls an our 'more to some 80,000 produc- ion employes. The UAW \vas com- riilled lo the 19 1-2 cenl figure re- ommcnded by a presidential facl- inding board in the dispule with rencral Motors. The UAW also was understood lo be asking a wage boost of 19 1-2 cenls an hour al Chrysler. The rumored offer of 18 1-2 cenls matched President Truman's recommendations in the steel wage dispute. At General Motors the union for mally was demanding a 30 per cent wage increase. However, UAW President R. J. Thomas said in Washington ycslerday that he saw no early end lo the 67-day GM strike unless the company accepted the recommended 19 1-2 cent hourly increase. Thomas told the Senate education and labor com- millee that the union could "go on another nine weeks' if necessary. S'he-UAW leader tes(iHed«'in -opposition to the proposed fact-finding joards for labor disputes. C. E. Wilson, president of strikebound 3eneral Motors, also denounced Lhc fact-finding proposal and staled opposilioa lo any congressional action lo prevent strikes. With 175,000 GM workers on strike, other major auto companies plagued by supply shortages were cutting production sharply. Ford reported all of its production em- ployes would be idle by Feb. 4. State Police in Search for 'Ghost Marine' Jonesboro, Jan. 26 — (UP) — Arkansas state police stepped in today to track down a "ghost marine" or determine whether his reorted return from the dead was i hoax invented to torture his wife vho remarried. Hhey planned first to analyze the landwriting of a letter which Mrs. ^Jaomi Hendricks said she received two days ago from her son, Pvt. William Langston, Jr., whose buddies said was buried in grave 1927, •' row 39, Fourth Marine Division ' cemetery on Iwo Jima. . Mrs. Hendricks claimed that the writing in the letter resembled that •' of letters she received from her , son in 1943. It was postmarked from nearby Conway, Ark., and said: "Dear Mother: I am going to a hospital in Oklahoma somewhere. Will be home as soon as I get : a • discharge. Don't worry. I'm 'okay and feeling fine." A check showed no one answer ing Langston's description was in the naval hospital at Norman, Okla., or the U. S. Veterans Hospital al Muskogee. Langslon was reported seen by "friends" at Newport, Ark., two weeks after his wife, Linda, married former Marine Cpl. Joseph O'Signac al St. Joseph,. Mich. The friends said Langston had come back to the United States, with one leg missing and his hands crippled, and had gone to St, Joseph, only to find his wife honeymooning with another man Una." Sen. Miss., James O. interjected Easlland, D., that the FEC Packard, Chyslcr and the 'stand pat, bul if il becomes neces sary 1 will use Ihis concersalion as .authority'." Short said he decided after the telephone call it was unfair lo Marshall lo give him nothing more than a telephone call as authority. So, he wrote Marshall a personal letter and enclosed a formal application for retirement. Short said he never got a reply lo thai letter. He introduced a memorandum from Marshall to former Slimson showing lhal the chief of slaff recommended Short's retirement "quietly and without any publicity" the next day. _„„, .. native ot Germany who ruse from a private soldier to Continued on Page Four bill and another to raise minimum wages was part of "CIO strategy to prevent Congress from considering labor legislation." The bill'to boost minimum wages is expected to be sent to the floor next week. Eastland said he would try to substitute for it "some legislation which will start the wheels of industry turning again." • — —o Home Sweet Home Tacoma, Wash., Jan .20 — (/P)— Byron E. Brown of Westficld, Mass., spent three years in the Chinu-Burma-lnclia theater without receiving an injury- Boarding a homeward bound train he was hit on the head and knocked down by a piece of glass which fell 75 feet from the station dome. It sent him to the hospital for the night, but now he's headed for home again — he hopes. B'iggs Manufacturing Company also were laying off men. It was indicated that nearly 300,000 auto workers would be on strike or forced into idleness by Feb. 4. In addition, it was predicted that automobile parts manufacturers would begin closing down next week due to the steel strike. Frank Rising, general manager of the automotive and aviation parts manufacturers ,said that by the end of next week, two-thirds of the many parts plants probably would be forced to close, idling more than 200,000 workers. Rising said it was unlikely that the other 100,000 workers in the parts industry could continue at their jobs beyond mid-February if Many People Pause When Little Carol Ann Bennett Toddles Down Queens Road federal tax law. "This is not the first time that Mr. Murray has talked loosely and erroneously about the application to U. S. Steel of the carryback pru vision, 'which was enacted into Jaw after months of consideration by Congress. There has never been any mystery or secrecy about this tax provision." As the strike nearcd the end of its first week, the steel starvation which might go far toward crippling ' (This is Ihe firsl of a scries of columns on Chester liennell, "hero of Hong Kong.") of W-ir Hpnrv T U1L ""i"'" s ' ^conversion ..,« n, ( oY,:\ nf U'«s "»!>' beginning to set in. o- LOCKOUT Soulh Bend, Ind., Jan. 26 —(/I 3 ; - Basketball Coach John Longfellow of Elkhart high school got only half a peek at the South Bend Central learn he scouted in a Contral-Mishawaka game. Longfellow took abundant notes during the first half. But during Ihe intermission he found himself locked in the officials' dressing room, where he sweated out the second half — alone.. Synthetic oils have been developed that will continue, lo flow at temperatures as low as 121 degrees below zero. They are for use in .- founded by Cardinal Richelieu in j airplane hydraulic systems • 1033. Sentence Jap Kaichi Hirate to Be Hanged Yokohama, Jan: 25 —(/I 1 )—Scholarly Kaichi liirutc, government librarian who became commandant of a prisoner of war camp, was convicted today and sentenced to be hanged for responsibility in the deaths of four British and Dutch soldiers. I The Ford Molor Co. laid off 15.000 workers at Detroit, said another 25.000 would be laid off in a week, lhat it might be forced to .shut down completely if the sled strike conlinues. About 20,000 workers were idle yesterday at coal mines and on fuel-carrying railroads. Rubber company officials at Akron, Ohio, said a shutdown might be necessary if the slcel shortage continued two or three weeks. The Bicycle Institute of America, meeting in New York, reported it would have lo abandon its goal of 5,000,1)00 bikes Ihis year because of material shortages. But the steel pinch was .iust beginning. John D. Small of Ihe Civilian Production Administration had predicted it would "close one fac- By HAL BOYLE Hong Kong, Jan. 2(i —I/I'} —When little* Carol Ann Bennett toddles down Queens road with her Chinese "amah" many strange people pause to pat her bright, ginger- colored hair. She looks up at them wondering. And when her chubby cheeks crinkle in a friendly smile she looks like her father. And people who knew him feel sad and then move on quicklv. Carol Ann is too small to know her father was the American "hero of Hong Kong." She cannot speak vet and she never saw her f Iher. She never will. All thai remains to mark Chester Bennett's stay on earth is a .stake driven into a garden patch overlooking the small cove where the first British Redcoats landed more than a century ago on the barren island that was to become the empire's jewel colony in the as lory after anolher within two or Hirate appeared surprised —, Col. Oliver E. Trechter, president (three weeks. Continued on Page Four I The first week- is nearly up. Far East. Japanese guards drove weathered slake into the after beheading Chester ground Bennett and 32 other prisoners convicted of "crimes against the Japanese imperial government." They planted potatoes on the grave as a lasl touch of contempt. They accused Beimel ol espion- ,»e and smuggling money into •Stanley Bay internment 'camp so hat several thousand European civilians hold there could buy extra rations — food thai saved the lives of many prisoners. "The'Japs were right on both counts." said Marcus Da Silva, Portuguese attorney who worked will) Bennett and himself narrow- escaped death. "But they couldn't actually prove that he was guilty. They finally killed him on suspicion." Beimetl didn't undertake his wai tasks with the idea of becoming hero, or making a profit. He was just a i'at man with a big heart and a sense of adventure. -He al- s had liked to do favors for peo pic. "1 believe he was an aviator dur ing the last war and just felt tha when the chance came for him to do something in this war that he. had to follow through," said D; Silva, a small, neatly knit man wlu had scorned a chance to captun Cal legal fees under the JapaneS' for the thankless duty of a spy. Bennett was a heavy set. broac shouldered man with a large fac< under thinning hair. His passpor gives his place and date of birt' as Feb. 12, 1892, San Francisco The photo on the passport shows heavy featured face with keen, friendly eyes. Like most Americans who make Continued on Page Four Ihe slecl strike long. Thus il apcarcd that the grand tolal of automotive and parts plant workers idled by a week from Monday would run to a half a million. 5.000 Chinese Students Want Hong Kong Chungking, Jan. 26 — (/Pj— Five .lousand Chinese students demon- trated outside government head- uarlcrs today, then paraded pasl iic British and French embassies houting demands for the return f Hong Kong and Macao and the ecall of the French consul gcner- il. Uniformed police and plain :lolhed secret servicemen guarded he embassies. The demonstrators nadc no attempt, to enter. Outside the British embassy they creamed in English "we \yanl long Kong back. We want Kow- oon back .We want Macao back." In front of the French embassy, some 200 yards from the British, he demonstrations shouted "We demand dismissal of the French consul general al Shanghai." , Two officials of Ihc Chinese foreign office marched with the demonstrators to dissuade them if they Mrs. O'Signac was crushed. She sought desperately to find Lang- - ston, explaining that she loved mm • and wanted him back to help raise their eight year old son. Langston had . disappeared. No trace of him could .be found. Evi- -, dence mounted, that :it was _a.hoax. _ v , j However, his" parents and a sister, stoutly maintained that they -be-^A ' lieved he was alive. When doubts continued to m-, crease and Mrs. O'Signac became convinced that she had been the victim of a hoax, her former mother-in-law produced the letter which she said had been written in the ,, last few hours by her son. • ,• No explanation was given for the seeming lack of effect his reportedly crippled hands had on his writing. , ,. . Mrs. O'Signac announced that she was coming to Arkansas to talk to the friends who said they had seen Langston. "I have no evidence that he is alive except all those stories from Arkansas. I've got to go there. I ve ^ got to know," she said from her home in Michigan. She expected to leave today or tomorrow, and said she would question Langston s mother. , The navy, which previously had said the dog tags of the marine killed on Iwo and the on the spot identification of his buddies was positive proof of his death, pointed out that he would have had to identify himself in obtaining return passage to the Uniled States. iTud-1- cbruary if stat ' c po ijce asked officials in continued that Oklahoma, Texas and Michigan to join in the search, on the slim possibility that Langston might still be alive. attempted violence. There was none. Correspondents asked one of the student leaders why they were not demanding the return of Daircn and Port Arthur to China. He replied that Ihc Russians were Ihosc cities by treaty. A British correspondent said are the British in Hong Kong." "So "Yes, that's so, but that's undei aii unequal treaty," the student replied. Nation in Worst Cold Spell of Year By United Press _Most of the nation, from the Da- kolas as far south as Amarillo, Tex., shivered today in the worst cold spell of the season. Sub-zero temperatures were recorded throughout the plain states, Great Lakes region and upper and middle Mississippi valley, with International Falls, Minn., registering 34 degrees below zero. Representative of the sudden drop in temperatures was Denver, Colo., where the mercury fll from 58 to one above in a 24-hour pe riod. Other low readings included .>8 below at Duluth, Minn., and 22 jelow at Aberdeen, S. D. The federal forecaster at Chicago said lhat the cold wave was spread- ng eastward and by nightfall vould cover Ihe middle Atlantic and Eastern seaboard stales. Freezing temperatures we"o reported in thhe deeu south, with a reading of 19 above at Amarillo. The temperature at Abilene, Tex., dropped from 80 degrees yesterday afternoon to 36 this morning. Strong winds and snow or near- blizzard proportions prevailed m New England, where temperatures still were "falling. Florida temperatures were colder than usual bul nol uncomfortable. High for the day was G4. GOLD MINE Olympia, Wash., Jan. 26 — l/l'i — Police asked Fred Holm if there was anything of value in the cai he had reported stolen. "Well, I'm not so worried about Ihe car," said Holm, "and I guess the Ihief can't make much use of my left-handed golf clubs, but I hope you catch him before he eats my ten pounds of butter." Dr. Lile Returns Home After Stay in St. Louis Dr L. M. Lile has returned from a four weeks stay in clinics in St. Louis. He arrived early Saturday morning and is receiving his par tients and friends at his office to 3 day.
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