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Page Six HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Churchill Defended Dorian Deal New York, Jan 31—(UP—Winston Churchill, in a secret speech to Commons on Dec 10. 1942, defended the Allied "deal" with the Viehyite Adm. Jean Francois Dar}an as an American move which •was essential to the success of the North African invasion. Life magazine, in a copyrighted article, published the text of Churchill's remarks on the Darlan affair for Ihe first time in its current issue. Churchill's speech, coming barely two weeks before Darlan was assassinated by a young Frenchman in North Africa, was prompted by the storm of criticism aroused throughout the Allied world by Anglo-American acceptance of the then number two man in Marshal Henri Philippe Petain's Vichy regime. Churchill said all the French leaders in North Africa, including Gen. Henri Honore Giraud. accepted Darlan as their commander after a bitter wrangle, on the legalistic grounds that he wus the "custodian" of French authority there. Churchill told Commons that without Dnrlan's active help in bringing the French North African forces over to the Allied side of the invasion would have been costly in lives and would have been delayed long enough for the Germans to build up a far more formidable force in Tunisia than they actually did. At the same time, hs reiterated that the British government "hated and despised" Darlan for his past performances against the Allied cause, and he emphasized that the deal was arranged entirely by the United States. Britain, he said, was not consulted in any way and knew none of the details of the undercover negotiations with Darlan. but accepted it as necessary to allied success in North Africa. "Since 1778," he reminded Commons dryly, "we-have not been in the position of being able to decide the policy of the United States." •Churchill, the Life article said, forestalled a Commons debate on the Darlan issue by pointing out that the North African operation was primarily an American expedition and that it would be "highly detrimental'' to Allied relations to Saturday. February 2, 1941 1944-45: Wartime fop— $100,031,000,000 1945-46: Last war year— $67,229,000,000 (est.) 1946-47: First peace year $35,860,000,000 (est.) The new budget submitted by President Truman to Congress estimates government spending for tiie coming fiscal year at a little over half of that for the current year, which ends June 30th. It is also just about a third of the hundred-billion-dollar expenditures in fiscal 1043, New Governor 'Just What I Wanted!' William Munford Tuck of South Boston is the new governor of Virginia, succeeding Colgate W. Darden. A Marine Corps veteran of World War I, Governor Tuck served his state in the hold a public discussion of Ameri-1 House cf Delegates, Senate and can policy at that time. j as lieutenant governor. o Washington By JACK STINNETT Washington — The vital importance of uranium in a suddenly atom-conscience world as well as the charting of the world airways of tomorrow is centering attention on the last frontier of this continent — Canada's northwest territories. The Canadian and United States governments now are carrying on experiments to provide joint defense measures for the Arctic regions. Both air and ground forces now are going into this vast, almost uncharted areas to determine what 1 tomorrow will be like there if it; becomes as important to science and'aviation as it now appears certain to. •'.According to the National Geographic Society which knows all about such unknown places, this great expanse extends from Baffin Bay and Davis Strait on the Pacific to' the Yukon, which borders Alaska on the west. Incidentaly, the area also includes Yellowknife, scene of Canada's latest gold boom. On the north is the Arctic ocean, with Canada's Franklin district, a jumble of islands. On the south arc British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. In this million square miles of land and water live between 11,000 and 12,000 persons, mostly Indians and Eskimos. Aside from On her recent 90th birthday, Mrs. Amanda .M Gerhart received a surprise present — and furthermore, she took it. The gift was an airplane ride. Above, grandson Floyd G. Frederick congratulates bis grandmother after her flight at an airport near Monlgomcry- ville, Pa. Churchill Gets a Super-Bed Expect Radar to Cut Plane Collisions Soon to be standard equipment of passenger airplanes and airport control towers will be the magic eye of radar which "sees" through poor visibility lo give warning of dangers abend, in the manner illustrated in the above sketch from Mechanix Illustrated magazine. As shown, radar detects the mountain peak ahead and rcllccts the warning image on the "collision screen" (arrow) in the plane cockpit. Uncle Sam's Income to Drop Sen.O'Daniel Joins South's Filibuster By JAMES E. ROPER Washington, Feb. I -—(UP)—Son. W. T.ee "Pappy" O'Dnniel. D., Tex., the former radio crooner and ace flour salesman of Fort Worth, lent his honeyed voice today lo the Southern Democratic filibuster against F10PC. His aim was to soolhc the cars of senators who sat through two days of filibustering by shrill,voiced Sen. Theodore G. Bilbo, D., Miss. Bilbo says he is eager lo complete Ihe other Till days of his promised (id-day filibuster against a permanent Fair h'.mploymcnt Practices Commission. But he wants to Kive other senators a chance. After ihat, he may filibuster against the proposed British loan. "I'm agin' it from hell to breakfast," he said. "If I get any help on the loan filibuster, f'll be like Tennyson's little brook that goes babbling merrily along." i) Uan ; "l. who campaigned by touring Texas with his hill-billy band, charged yesterday that "the whole FEPC was generated in Mos- •ow and is being managed from Moscow as part of the Coinmunis- ic effort lo overthrow our form of government." This lead Republican Whip Kcn- leth S. Wherry. Neb., to suggest .he Senate clear up "right on this floor" whether the charges of Communism were justified. Sen. Dennis Chavez. D., N. M., sponsor of the FKl'C bill, heatedly protested they were not. (Vj.)amel harked back to his biscuit The official reason given for the resignation of Gen. Charles De Gaulle, above, as president of France, was his refusal to accept a 20 per cent cut in military expenditures. But the fundamental trading posts, missions, police bar-1 reason is said to be his battle racks, and a very few native vil- j w j t h French left-wing organiza- lages, there are no centers of pop- ( tions over their effoi . ts to reduca the post of president to a secondary position in the proposed new constitution. 1946 (Est.) 1947 '(Est.) $36,187,925,585.86 $28,238,400,000 $21,065,800,000 folks used to come along with ,{' white folks" to his campaign •"$ lies. The Negroes, he said, oft. did not vole because of the $17 poll lax and "n lot of folks think ,ll's worth lhal to vote. • ':• "I got the votes of I he white folks jj nncl the prayers of the colofe'd' folks," , O'Dnniel rol.-ilod. "Andiil" npprccinlcd those prayers iis muci us the votes, because they wcp sinccvt? '* '''•' While t h e filibuslerers real their lungs, they let Sen .Inines Mend, 0,. N. Y,, speak one hour favor of the bill. He said the i:hiir of Cuiniiiunlsm was a "red herrl dragged across the. trail of U bill." He conceded tlie bill wol not ollmlnalo ;ill ill-feeling bclwee: races but added thai "It nt loaS. would eliminate some of the efteClSJ of prejudice." ' Questions and Answers Q—When were the Queensbury rules drafted? A—1U05. Marquis for boxl Q—Is there an application stalehood before Congress? A—Yes, Hawaii's Hawaii been campaigning for slateli for 40 years. days to tell how "the colored mciit. Wyo. Q—When did Ihe Japanese first nlliick China lo start the "China! incidcnl?" A—July 7. lim, at the" Marebt Polo bridge across Ihc YUIIK Tingl River, 20 milces southwest, of Pel-?! ping. i Q—What is vermiculilc? ..: A—A mineral ore used in building insulation and as a subslitulp|, for sand in cement and plaster,'!! A dosposit of several million Ions'; has been discovered near Encamp-sjf The government's income, in the fiscal year ending June 30 19-17 is expected to be over $7,000,000,000 less than the preceding year! Tins loss is largely a reflection of the reduction of income taxes elective Jan. 1, 1046. Chart above', covering three ' fiscal years, shows progressive drop in income tax receipts. Figures include both personal and corporate taxes. I new government hospital to bo built in Little Rock. , Complex Legal Problems Perhaps Commissioner Jones is sure of Ihe legal ground for his eviction order arid lor the plan to dispose of the site, but Uuvvcrs center. Perhaps the board, by a formal disclaimer, could re-establish the Board of the Schools for the Blind and Deaf as .the agency with control over the property abandoned when the Blind School was moved. then, the basis for a still would bo in cjucs- wno in years past have had occa-'But, even sicn to study me title to the prop-1 legal 1 sale erly doubt that lip is aware of the i lion. i questions for which answers will j .When Commissioner .Jor.es re- liave to bo found. (turns from a. meeting in Buffalo I For example: |N Y.'.'he' perhaps can throw some What is the source of the com-'light on tne situation. Tho Keel niissioifei's power lo order the Ited i Cross, chapter is no more happy to vacate the premises'.' over its prospects than are tenant's the siate give a clear title! of other Cross Can to the Names you may come to know i are Mackenzie, Stikine, Ogilive | and Richardson which are the! mountain ranges in the west that' level off into an extension of our ' own great plains. To the east these plains become the great treeless Laurentian upland, broken by 'the vast Hudson Bay which dips all the way down into Ottawa and Quebec. Lakes (Great Bear Lake is bigger than Massachusetts) and rivers are all over Ihe place, but there are no railroads or highways. Midwinter average temperatures about 20 degrees below zero. In summer the average is somewhere around 50 degrees. In addition to uranium the aroa A bed six feet wide features the room in which Winston Churchill sleeps while a suest in (lie Miami Beach, Fin., home of Col. Frank W. Clarke. A French print hangs over the bed, and elsewhere are sketches of President Andrew Johnson and John Marshall, famed Chief Justice ol 1 the United States. the premises'.' give a clear title properly in the event a purchaser is found? Would an act of the legislature be necessary, or would it suffice, Tor a lawful sale'.' Would all or part of the property automatically revert to ho's-s has radium deposils and silver, gold, lead, zinc and copper. There also are some oil and limber bul so far furs have been the most important export. Canada has become as conscientious as we are about conservation of wild life and there are game preserves, especially for reindeer, caribou and musk oxen. To the Cheechacko, the weather is nkly lo be a little puzzling. Among other things, the air.;., is warmer in high altitudes than?';at lower. It. has something to do with trick i\ current:; from the tropics. Flyers operating on instruments may find a few puzzles too. The Noi th magnetic pole is in the Sverdrup islands. Capitol Talk Washington — When Gen. Eisenhower took his demobiliation explanation before Congress recently it. was the Army's new point discharge plans that made the headlines. From a spot news standpoint that was as it should have been. But farther down in the general's speech was something more pertinent to the present furore. It. was that paragraph which included the words: "Our duties at home and overseas —• the occupation mission delegated to us by higher authority and the protection and disposal of millions of Ion of government properly, representing billions of dollars of American taxpayers' money." He didn't emphasize that many of these "millions of tons" are munitions or other implements of war. But according to old-line Army men here, it is these millions of tons of war supplies which arc the biggest headache the Army, the State Department and White' House have. To abandon thorn or even leave them lightly guarded would be to: encourage revolution in Europe! and the Pacific and even more importantly, sow the seeds of future war. ! Until these supplies can be j brought home or, under specific i orders from Congress, destroyed, i | they constitute a menace thai is. i for the moment. more serious ' Little Rock, Feb. 1 — So common an experience has eviction become in the state's capital city that it slujuld occasion no surprise that "everybody's doing it." Literally that became true a few days ago when the state of Arkansas, through its education commissioner, issued an eviction order. It went to the Pulaski County Chapter, Aineircan lied Cross, which occupies a building on the old Blind School property at 321 West Eighteenth street. Education Commissioner Ralph B. Jones did not bother to tell the lied Cross chapter what the state former owners if the state tried to sell it? When a sale was proposed at the lime of construction of the new Blind School, the state ran into the proposition that one of Ihe deeds truiist'erring Ihe old sile to the slate contained a reversion clause, under which the original owners or their heirs or grantors would be able to reclaim the property, by paying a small sum (said to be about $l,(if)0, if the slate attempted to dispose of it . Trade School Board Involved Act No. 29. r > of 1941 established the Slale Board for Vocational Education, composed of State Board of Education members, and authorized establishment of the Arkansas Slale Trade School on the old Blind School property. Further, Ihe board was empowered lo buy and sell property "except the property known as the old Blind School properties." Instead of using the buildings who have been directed by landlords or agents to move out. Typical Evictions Other recent evictions, which are fairly typical: ly . A Main street restaurant, which O f mas had its present location for several yea IK A publisher and his .skiff, wh were told by tho realty agent ihat il was simnl.y a case of finding some one wno would pay more foi tho suite in a downtown office building A beauty parlor that has been in iis present quarters fur more than a decade but must give way lo a tenant who will raise Iho rent. Barbs p.oprjses lo do with the property, but iho intention obviously is to sell it. Prospective purchasers are said to bo sponsors of a project I I his or construction of a now Catholic ' hospital. Several weeks ago. Auxiliary Bishop Albert Fletcher and Msgr. John J. Iloaly consulted Governor Laney regarding possible availability of the site, and tney wore referred to the Education Department. The United States Veterans Ad- ' ministration also has the property, i which comprises seven acres, on a ; list of Hi possible locations 1'or the; i By HAL COCHRAN A Detroit man discovered Kill pounds of stacks and beef cuts on the roof of his cleaning plant. Isn't that above tho ceiliir' 1 .' A beauty expert yawning excorises. go to grand opera. recommends To be lovol,-, old Blind School site and buildings, tho board chose a Wosl Markhurn i location for Iho Trade School. ' Hiilding has boon leased by the board to the Little Rock .--chodl system as a veterans' A dictionary is a book lo which you refer after an argument over how to speel a word—only to find out you were wrong. MacAruthur has invited 3D Amrican educators to come to training i--the Nips have a'lot tu 'learn! DINE AT THE CHECKERED han atomic bombs. Walking KU; duty on those hujie supply dumps ; is a dull, monotonous task. Nofaodv i cotton crop still will bo a long way from the baling stage. i The point is thai OPA by its announcement has further alien-, atod the southern Democrats who; form such a powerful block whim they join the Republicans iigainsf any acirninislralion-sponsored leg- can bo blamed for not liking il. : islation. . i but if it isn't done and done eft'ec-j Tho Vclorans Administration lively Iho United Nations organiza-• won its battle with Civil Service jlion delegates might us well pack joycr control of VA's hiring of phy- ; j their bags and ;.;ol f°r home. sicians and Iho salaries to bo paid; ; A numbr of (J.-nilol Hill obsrv-'lhom. ! : 01 s boloiye tho Office of Price Ad-I Tho importance of Ihis Victory j i ministration drove- the final nail injhasn't boon oven lightly under- 1 | its coffin when it unounced what' cotton price ceilings on the now jcrop would bo if and when necessary. Cotton slate congressmen and i senators immediately aired their 'vciba! protosis in spite of tho fact thut OPA's "iffy" announcornonl 'wasn't anvthing like an order. OPA pay the cm- j the B. R. HAMM MOTOR CO. Hope Phone 58 I al tiii.s lime can't issue orders or ! regulations extending beyond June .'.',(}. which is the date of its legal I demise unless Congress votes an extension. Al thai linie Ihe scorod. It means that VA can salaries commensurate with abilities of the physicians it plf.ys and that it can employ bcsl. What hasn't boon publicized at all is that Civil Service ha;- boon isucces! lul so far in retaining con- jlrol over scientists. Those liboru- jtory geniuses, whom private i:idus- 'try fights to reward with top sal- Mi ies, still have to work for Iho j,-;:jver:iincnl practically for tho 1-jvc of il. Bring the Family CHEF LEON LADD MENU FOR SUNDAY • BAKED CHICKEN & DRESSING ® • Buttered Peas • Creamed Corn o Snowflake Potatoes o Hor Rolls « Drink . . . Milk or Coffee » Dessert- . . . Peach Cobbler or Ice Cream CHECKERED CAFE "It Pleases Us to Please You" Hope Phone 250 Ark Service - Qualify Variety We have a most complete line of Field & Garden Seeds, Insecticides and Inoculations. AGENTS FOR Funks G Hybrid Corns Dodge Famous Onion Plants Willhire Melon Seeds Gcrmaco Hot Caps Sinker's Dclintcd Cotton Seeds Triple Cleaned Kobe, Korean and Sericea Lcspcdeza, Alfalfa Soy Beans and field grown Cabbage Plants.' We Appreciate Your Business MONTS SEED STORE The Leading Seed Store ouncing ": • •'•"--• * • v ' •" ^^y the Puir>iicati6h-of the HEMPSTEAD COUNTY WORO3WAR II BOOK ,? • : -• - -i ': i '"' i I! •' • ; ' Under Auspices of the AMERICAN LEGION In order to make this book complele, we must have the picture and record of every son, daughter or husband from Hempstead County, who is serving or has served in any branch of the service during World War II. Bring Your Picture to the FURNITURE CO. Opening January 25 No charge will be made for including pictures and record. The books will be only $4.00, $1.00 of which is payable on ordering book and balance when books are delivered in about two weeks. Pictures will be returned at that time. Every one in uniform will want his or her picture in this strictly Hempstead County Book. They will know everyone in the book and will be disappointed if their picture is not there too. The completeness of the book will depend upon your cooperation in bringing the picture in. You are not required to buy a book nor are you under crny obligation whatever. Southern Publishing Co. Box 86 Camden, Ark. Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor - Alex. H. Wnshburn -Safe Driving ,', State Launches Timely Campaign ek the Slat'.' of Arkansas with the aid ,,l u,,' |,i:;| 1Wi ,y police iind local nlfirors ('\oi-vwhei-M will i'lompt I" Indl Ihe tide of auto Vi'lo 'Teeulouls wind, lHT.au with the end of ll,e war anil is still n.sini;. .JilHl abeiil everything i;-. wrong with the motoring public right now. Cars are old. Tire.; :ne wo,':;e - so much so thai every :.;,,, e driver admits to himself it is suicide In attempt l<» drive fast. Nor is there any hope of immediate relief on llns equipment that the motoring public lias to work with. And II, ere is something wrung jnlh Ilii- driver:; themselves. Ton many have been away from the wheel Inn long. WEATHER FORECAST Arkansas: mostly cloudy and warmer this afternoon and tonight, occasional light rain north portion this afternoon, Tuesday mostly cloudy, little change in temper atures. 47TH YEAR: VOL. 47—NO. 95 Stor of HODO. 1899. Cross. 1927. Consolidoted January 18. 1929. HOPE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY. FEBRUARY 4, 1946 'API—Means Associated Press INEA)—Means Newsoanor Enterortse Ass'n. PRICE 5c COPY Safe Driving n Is Launched And eve', those who driving regularly have gotten out of practice in handling a car on long trips such as are now permillod by the abandonment of rationing. Into this picture now :;tep.s the slate government with a rit;oroiis and tiinelv plan lo ball hirhwav deaths. Let us all I'.ivo an ear In il -and then co-operate lu the fullest in enforcing the. program. * V * -K By JAMES THRASHER No Cause for Surprise licmoval of Iho liussn-Iranian dispute from Iho UNO Security Council's agenda oft'rrs an easy excuse for wholesale hair-tearing and general dismay. But there is really no reason for it. With the veto power in the hand:; ol the [Jig Kive representatives on the Council, it has always been clear that any controversy involving one of the big powers would al- "fnnst certainly bo slopped by that power's veto before action could lie taken. The only question in this case was what face-saving maneuver the Council might agree upon. The precedent established by Iho ineffectual settlement ol Iran's appeal was interesting. though it may well be temporary. Ceitain- ly the referral back lo tho two conn- tries involved is los:-; a triumph for i jj'r'acVic'o'" Russia than an out for Hrilain in f^r I'oi the GreoK and Indonesian conlro- .Iversies, if tho British government should want to lake advantage. <•! it. Thus il might seem Ihat what Ihe United Nations Charter defines as "any dispute, Iho continuance of which is likely to endanger the maintenance of international peace and .security," could not bo touched by the. Security Council unless il woio u case of positive aggression and a shooting war—and not oven Stale Police Director J. U. Porter today announced that a special y ear-around program of .safety would bo intensified immediately by the Department of Arkansas Slale Police and that safe driving would icceivo intensified emphasis during certain holiday periods of Ihe year usually marred by largo number of accidents. A special campaign for checking all safely devices on vehicles on :;la!o highways will begin February -llli, IU".!inning on thai dale six road crows will sol up road Mocks in Iho six Stale Police Districts, moving these blocks from day to clay in order fo check as wide a cross-section of highway traffic as possible. Special attention will bo given to lighls and lirak'-v. On Iho latter tho nationally placed beneath Hie brake pedal, wliirh will be declared ineffective .should il fail lo respond to pressure above tho block. Those safely device; checks will not bo limited lo highway traffic, hut will also be laken into tho towns and cities, Mr. Porter said, lie especially, ill this lime, called attention lo safely rules of mutor- is.ls planning to attend the races at llol Springs lalor this month and in March. "Tralfie will no doubt increase between the two cities during this period, and each motorist is urged to extra precautions in making the trip." Mr. Purler said. "The entire Stale Police force ha:; boon advised lo act as a one- man committee to impart advice on wi.se driving practices whore and when he sees it needed," he continued. "At special periods during the year molorisls will bo slopped and safety rules will be handed to them for their study and Fraternization Breaking Down Wartime Hate Between Americans and the Japanese By PMJSSELL BRINES Roltyo, Keb. -\ — (/I 1 )— Almost every village visited by American GIs in Japan has its story of the gnarled shopkeeper, bowing over n humble gift offered to a soldier in friendship." Kverywhcrc are Americans and Japanese girls, strolling with arms interlocked. Fraternization no longer is a seriously debatable issue. Swift-flaring hatreds predominated in Ihis bloody war, but after the fighting was over the Americans found il difficult lo halo a people greeting them like liberators. .. Today Ihe little restraint against fraternization comes from military regulations. language, and psychological differences. Military rulings have placed off limits the brothel:; set up by Japanese opportunists socking to capitalize upon Ihc occupation through enslaved women. By a recent Allied decree, theao women will be freed from Ihoir bondage. There are more polite forms of fraternization, however, which rules do not prevent. Some wealthy Japanese, for instance, have given elaborate parlies lor American of- 9) - •--- — icon;. In one Tokyo IOSK round.", up Yatnashita' dislricl, Hie ward all available pirls each Saturday night to attend a parly. They arrive like children al a circus and afterward depart mdcr strict chapcronagc. Quite often nowadays, too, former officers sit calmly with their inc-lime foes, each criticizing politely Hie other's wartime strategy- Amciiciin enlisted men sometimes have been guests in humble Japanese homes where host and guests discussed eastern and western philosophies in halting, phrase- boku con versa lions. And every where. Japanese children find: lo ihc Americans—the open-handed dispensers of gum and candy. There have bco.ii some fights and some smouldering resentment. But the real foundations of the occupation are courteous personal relationships. The Japanese have found characteristics they admire in the GIs. Tho Gl has found -a curious, sometimes charming, often inept people — who generally make him oven more anxious to return to his own kind in America. Is Denied Poisoner Is Held to Be Sane wore then, if cue of the involved. '.. Bul tho three situations in Iran, Jdreeco and Java have; boon unusu- 'al. The pretence- of tho foreign troops -ii> Yill<>-'thrco->'plafe:> was legitimate, oven though Ihoir subsequent actions may not have been. There is a good case for calling any one of Ihe Ihroo incidents aggression. But Iho circumstances are an outgrowth of the war, and might not bo encountered in the same selling siiorl of the end of another conflict. So the referral of the iiusso- Iranian dispute back lo Iho governments concerned for further * "negotiation, enquiry, mediation, conciliation, arbitration, judicial setllomcnl. resort to regional arrangements, or other peaceful moans of Ihoir choicc"--to quote Ihe United Nations rule book again --may not bo so important after all. II is most likely thai Russia will win out wilhoul any dramatic international showdown. And many other disputes involving the Big KIVO may bo disposed ol in a similar ineffectual fashion. Yet one ••lay tln're is going lo have to bo a *-* showdown. Sometime, unless the nations mend their ways, the'-c will bo a case in which one of Iho groat pm 1 . 1 - oj-.s is clearly in tho wrong, and in which that power will have to i scrcise the veto power in order lo avoid penalties or punil:Ve action. That will In- tho signal for Iho showdown. with propniidoi-anl \\-oilil opinion marshaled behind Iho ofl'oi I I" corrc'-l Iho inequities of t:ic prosi-n' veto system which otherwise must eventually (Ideal Iho ;Vi,-i'i-y purpose for which Iho United Nal'ions org.ini/od. ]| will bo a bitter light, lor un- qiicslionabl.v lius.-.ia. al least onder her present leadois. will vinom'i:;- ly oppose any change. Lot us hope tiial Ihis showdown will not have |o come as a la:-.l-min;it- measure world is already on llu- inollier war. rter said that a special effort will Vie made to reach tourists on border highways who will come in greater numbers for vacations this summer, the first since Iho lifting "f gasoline and tire ral lonir.g restrictions. On Ihe border highways, cars with iiul-of-slate licenses will be flopped. The motorists will bo welcomed to the slate, informed of tho stale safely program and will be afe driving be given presontod with a list of sa I rules. They will also Body in "' Asr Wreck Is Sought Kit; Mountain. Wyo.. ,| i III'i Weary rescue lindged over a quarter-mile al the'lip of snow-covorcd M ilam today in search ol the |,odv of a Pacific war veteran, last of 2\ victims of Thursday s Irans- ^oiilincnlal ail liner crash. % Tho one ii-maining body still had nol been recovered at a lalo hour Ins! night when members ol a 1-n-L-o searching party transported Hi other bodies down the hazardous mountain trail. Another group remained at Ihc ciash silo to continue Iho search. Knur oilier bodies were brought down Saturday night b.V sleds and dog team;; and wore transported lo Cheyenne in army ambulances. L-,',] ].• K lioruski. acting commanding' ollicc,- at Korl Warren 'asl night released tho names oi "eight of 1^ soldiers aboard the twin-engined Douglas transport. All wore veterans of Iho Pacific war being redeployed tu Ihoir homes on the east coast. —u : North Carolina and Washington have legislation against the j-iagc of tubercular persons. There are business olficos devoted exclusively to the businc of promoting and managing contests. l- 1 copies of motoring regulations for Arkansas and will be offered any help they might like to accept in routing their trip along loss congested highways lo the points which tlfo'y'wish to visit". ' Mr. Porter said that several states had found this practice was not only a means of enforcing safe driving, but also had proved to bo a splendid public relations program for the slate as a whole. Mr. Porter pointed out that the increase of highway accident fa- lalilios in Ihe laller part of l!Mf> reached an alarming tolril which has shown no indication of lightening in tin; first month of HMO. During Ihe first 10 months of I'.Mfi. such fatalities were six per cent less than for Ihe same period in IO-I-1. but (luring the last Iwo months of l!H- r > the number had advanced until the (-nliro yo-ir of lfl-15 showed an eight per cent increase over 1JM-1. In January, l!M."v the Slate Police n-pnrls showed I'.O dealhs duo lo highway accidents. In .lannarv, l!M(i, there were lif! such deaths, almost double tho climber for tho same period one year ago. (lid vehicles and old liros wen cited a:; two reasons in addition l> lil'ting of gasoline rationing for Iho increase. A third eonlribuling factor was listed as Iho fact thai driver .s had boon used !•> curtailed ypcod limits for a period of more Iliai' Iwo years and wilh a return In hid cased speed limits (hoy did in! show their same former facility of judgment in manipulating vehicles at higher speeds. I,idle Hock, I'Vb. •! —l/l'i —Arkansas state police today planned road blocks al which motorists would bo slopped so officers could cheek Iho condition of their aulo- mobiles as part of an intensified campaiKii designed lo reduce traffic a'-cidenl dentils and injuries. Police Supcrinlendenl Jack for lor said tho blocks would bo moved daily so lhal a widespread cross soclion of highway liaffie could bo chocked. Pointing out Ihat Arkansas' ac- ridonl d":ilh total last month was ,''.ll. compared to I'd in January, lil'!i. Purler sni ' Grand Rapids, Mich., Feb. •! — (UP)— Stale psychialrisls held today Unit the Kov. Krank K. Siple, filj. confessed poisoner of his 17- year-old daughter, was sane. The Church of Ijod minister will be charged with first degree murder authorities said. Siple admitted last week that he poisoned his daughter, Dorothy Ann, in 1!)3I) in what he described a:, 'mercy killing." Kent County I'rosecutor Menso II. Bolt said Ihat he would file the murder charge against the minister. Charles Wagg, acting director of the Michigan mental health commission, said that a three-member sanity board examined Siple Sal- moay nignl and lound tnat lie was sane. The report of the psychiatrists, Mrs. William A. Scott, J. S. McCarthy and R. A. Mortr — all of Kalamaxuo, was made in Lansing The congregation of Southlawu Church of God unfrocked Siple at services yesterday and installed his brother-in-law, Rev. Melville Lyon, in his place. The new pastor is a brother of Mrs. Siple. He asked the congregation to "rise above our mislurlune." Siple slept through one church service at. the county jail yesterday and conferred with his attorney during another. The services, one held by the Salvation Army and the other by a missionary group, are held every Sunday al the jail. The preacher still denied thai he poisoned his first wife, Bertie, at Uixon, III., in 19:i9. Bolt said tcsl- mony of members of Ihe congregation indicated that Siple had killed his daughter because .she knew too much about her mother's death. Choking Off ilicoman has boon iis a one-man e advice on wise whore he sees it "KviT.v slale p intruded to act committee In niv driviim practices needed." The |io|ic" suiierinlendenl s.-'id Governor l.ancy had instigated the cnmpaii-'.ii. lie (|uoled Iho chief executive as .saying traffic- accidents had "assumed proportion that no lonue-r can be ignored by right thinking people." Is Failure THE STATE POLICE SAY: Driving is a full lime job. One second of inattention may load lo a serious accident. Washington, Fob. -1 —<UP>— An offoi t to end the southern Democratic filibuster against anli-dis- eriminalion legislation failed today when aeling .Senate President Kenneth I). MoKollar, D., Tenn., ruled that a molon lu limil debate was out of order. Senate Democratic Loader Albon \V. Barkloy, Ky.. filed a cloturo pe tition signed by -1H Senators. Then no appealed McKollar's decision lhal the petition was out of order. A .simple Senate majority eoukt overrule McKellar'a decision. However, Sen. Tom Stewart, D., Tenn., who bold the Hour, immedi ately asked whether liarkley's appeal was subject to debate. McKollar ruled Ihat i twas. Slow- ail, picking up a barge sheaf of papois, .started debating it tu keep the filibuster lolling. "Tho time haw come in the Senate when the Senate and the country have a right to know whether this bill can be brought to a vole," Haikley said, in introducing the oloturo petition. McKellar ruled thai it was. Slew- pel ition was out of order on the giound lhal the corroding of Iho journal, and not Iho KKPC bill, was beiore the Senate. Southern Democrats, as a filibustering maneuver, technically have boon debating "eorreclions" in the Jan. 17 Senate journal—the i minutes of official Senate proceedings. McKollar ruled Ihat the jjournal has precedence over any other proposals and its consideration "must bo proceeded with until Continued on Pugo Two A Directive From Governor Peace brought an end lo organized killing, but hand in hand with peace came an increase in unintentional killing. Tin 1 traffic accident, lull in Arkansas has assumed, a proportion I.Kit no longer can bo ignor- (d by tho right thinking people of the stale. In HM. 1 ) Iwo hundred and sixty eight lives were lost on Arkansas highways. Tho records for January, 19-31), which indicate twice tho loss Ihat occured in January. IIJ-IS, bespeak an intolerable situation from which we must have relief. Traffic accidents can bo controlled and in justice to iho people ®they must be controlled. To accomplish this I direct tho Arkansas State Police to intensify at once their Traffic Safely Program and lo prosecute vigorously such program to eliminate the needless loss of life resulting from highway traffic accidents. Progress in this endeavor to save human lives necessitates the cooperation of each person who drives ur walks on the highways and I call on every citizen of 'the State of Arkansas to give his wholehearted support lo the diminution of traffic accidents. Safford Not Suspecting Anyone Washington. Fob. 4—(/P)— Naya Captain L. F. Saffurd. reversing his previous Pearl Harbor testimony, said today "I. have no suspicion against any individual" as to high command violation of law; against destroying public records Earlier, Safforcl had t.ostifier that "suspicion exists" in his mine that (ion. George C. Marshall anc Adm. Harold R. Slark had so brok en the law. Tho question al issue was whcth cr copies of a "winds code" mcs sago which Safford said gav Washington a throe-clay lipoff o the. Japanese attack on December /. 1941," was received here and later destroyed. Under questioning by Senator Lucas (D-lll) of the Senate-House committee, Safford said he did not suspect responsibility for destruction of the records rested with a group of naval officers, as he had said before. "Bul 'you do have suspicion against Stark and • Marshall 1 ;" asked Lucas, referring to a reply Safford had given Rep. Clark (DN. C.). "1 have no proper basis for suspicions against any individual," Sal ford replied. "Do you waul to change your testimony of a while ago?" "1 would like to change my answer to Mr. Clark's and your question. 1 have no suspicion directed against any individuals who can be named." Rep. Cooper (D-Tennl said lie couldn't understand thai kind ol answer, that it appeared that if Safford had suspicions lliey must be directed against persons. Safford said it was a fact that official records "are missing" bul ho diet not. know how. Cooper pressed for a direct reply, and the witness said: '1 have no suspicion against any individual." Tho officers whom Safford previously had r.aid .should not bo suspected wore Cap!. A. D. Kramer, Capt. A. II. McCollum, Admiral T. S. Wilkinson, and Admiral Leigh Noyes. Ho said they, with him. woie Iho "we" in his statement that a winds message had been received and "wo know il mount war." Lucas, referring to oilier witnesses who/have disclaimed any knowledge of u "w i n d s" message, wanied to know "how could all these people be wrong." "I can't explain other people," Safford replied. "They are all loyal and patriotic Americans," said Lucas in noting thai they had no reason lo secrete or destroy records. "Yes, sir, all of Ihcm," said the wit nos.-.. Earlier, Safford had been asked this question by Rep. Clark: "Do you moan oven to create tho suspicion in the minds of Ihis committee or Iho public that cither General Marshall or Admiral Slark violated tho law of this n-jlion by destroying public records to cover up a mistake?" "In my own mind thai suspicion exists," Safford replied. I Saltord has toslii'iod that an m- lerceplod Japanese message was leceivotl by Iho navy three days before the December 7, 1941, attack and has now vanished from tho files, lie said there was "an appearance of a conspiracy" and thai il. "is human to try lo up a mistake." Marshall was the wartime of staff and Stark was the chief of naval operations. Clark developed in questioning Safford that no one in the navy bo- low Iho rank of Admiral Stark would have been responsible lor sending a war warning message' based on the information ho said came in on December 4. "Therefore," Clark reasoned, "no. one below him would have any motive for covering up a mis- lake. There wouldn't bo any nog- loot of duly below to send out that message? There would bo no reason to cover up?" "That question," Safford replied, "goes beyond anything 1 want to answer." Clark, a slow-speaking persistent questioner, demanded un answer. Safford finally said "Vou'ro right" lhal the responsibility of sending a message rested with Stark, and with Marshall in the army. "Any neglect of duty rested in the realm of Marshall and Slark," Clark pinned down, and got another "Yes, sir." Washington, Feb. 4 — (If) —The Supreme Com I refused loday to save Japanese General Yarnashita from death on the gallows. Chief Justice Stone delivered the Supreme Court's (i-i! decision. Justice Jackson, now acting as chief /U. S. prosecutor in the Nazi trials lin Europe, had no part in Yarria- hita's case. Justices Murphy and Ullledge dissented. Tho court over-ruled Yamashiln n all points. Stone's 7,000 word opinion dela red: "11 appear:; lhal the order con- /oning the commission (of five .oni-rals who tried Yamshita) //as a lawful order, that the com- nissiun was lawfully constituted, hat petitioner (Yamashila) was charged with violation of Ihe law jf war and Ihat the commission iad aulhorily lo proceed with the rial, and in doing so did not vio- ate any military, statutory or constitutional command." Yamashila was convicted by tho American military commission in Manila of condoning uncounted atrocities by his invading troops in the Philippines. The enemy general was tho first Pacific war leader to be tried as a war criminal. In appealing to the Supreme Court ho contended that the military commission did not. have authority to try him. Stone said: • "We have considered, but find il j unnecessary lo discuss other contentions (by Yamashitai which we find lo be without merit. "Wo therefore conclude that tho detention of the petitioner for trial and his detention upon his conviction, subject lo Iho proscribed review by the military authorities wore lawful, and thai his petition for ccrliorari (asking the Supreme Court to review action of the Philippines Supremo Court in refusing him a writ of habeas corpus), and his petition for leave to file in this court petitions for writs of habeas corpus and prohibition should be, and they are denied." Last December 7 —on Ihc fourth anniversary of Poarl Harbor— the military commission in Manila de creed death by hanging for Yama shila. The Japanese protested thai my conscience is clear." Ho was locked in a Manila prison while throe of the U S. army attorneys who defended him before the commission wore flown to Washington to argue his appeals. T, ho.three and. government coun sol argued tho unprecedented case before the Supreme. Court for 5 1 hours — almost twice the time al lotted for argument of usual cases o ~~~~^ 3d Army Troops and Called Up on German Revolt Tip Nuernberg, Feb. 4 —(UP) —S The U. S. Third Army rushed tank i and infantry reinforcements into ; Nuernberg today on a confidential tip that die-hard German soldiers were plotting a mass prison break and an attack on the cily jail hous- ig Herman Goering and his fellow Nazi leaders. Sandbag barricades were thrown hurriedly around the jail and veteran American military police units mounted machine guns inside the building and al the adjoining courthouse. Tanks and armored cars also took Now York, Feb. •!—f/Pi—A strike positions at strategic points corn- by 3.500 tugboat workers, sup- manding all entrances to the two ported by Hii.OOO longshoremen, buildings where the surviving tied up shipping in the vast 'New rulers of. Nazi German;,; sue ocing York harbor today and cut off a. held during the v.'fir crimes trial, arge portion of the city's food arid : Thud Army ii.-'.'.'lligcnce agents fuel supplies. - •-. l\:: cr.l io disclose the source of The workmen, members of local - '•' ,'"'"' " ;: V ;l '-".' bu . 1 . tl!C . y , inti ' .')3M. unileJ Marino I ii\ i::ir.n of the ' ,' il - Jr>! J" 1 . v thal ^ lad un : AFL International longshoremen's covered definite proof that a jail Association, officially left their i uunvery migni be attempted, jobs at 1'2:()1 a. m. (EST» as; the | They admitted that the tip-off result of a wage dispute with the'pointed to a possible break in one tugboat operators, organized as or more of the 64 prisoner of war the New York Tugboat exchange, camps surrounding Nuernberg, 170,438 ~ Await New Steel Prices Esquire Is Upheld by High Court Washington. Feb. -\ —(/I 3 !— The Supremo court loday struck down a postoffico department attempt to bar hlsquire magazine and its lightly clad Indies from use of second class mail. Justice Douglas delivered Iho high court's 8-0 decision. Justice Jackson look no part in the case. Douglas said: "To withdraw the second class rate from this publication today bo- cause its contents seemed to one official nol good for the public would sanction withdrawal of the second class rale tomorrow from another periodical whoso social or economic views seemed harmful tu another official." Congress. Douglas added, "has loll the postmaster general with no power to prescribe standards lor (he literature or the art which ;i nvtiliiblc periodical disseminates." uonghis said an examination of the items in Inquire about which complaints had been made "makes plain, we think, that the controversy is not whether Iho magazine published 'information of a public character' or is devoted to 'literature' or to Ihe'arls.' It is whether the contents are 'good' or 'bad.' "To uphold Ihe order of revocation would, therefore, grant the postmasler general a power of censorship. Such a power is so abhorrent to our traditions that a purpose lo grant it should not bo o; ly inferred." Douglas atsertod lhal the postal act "left no discretion to the posUil authorities lo withhold the second class privilege from a inailable newspaper or periodical because it failed to meet some standard ol W'irth or value or proeriely." Former Pnastmaslcr General l''rank C. Wall;or banned Ksquire on tin 1 ground it did not meet a postal law rei|niremonl lhal to use cover'|| )( > inexpensive second class privileges a publication must "disseminate information of a public character" or bo "devoted to litera lure." Ksqnne appealed to lower federal courts, protesting that the Walker order would force it to spend an additional $501),(1(1(1 yearly to mail by parcel post. Mother of Mrs. H.O. Kyler Hurt in Auto Accident Joseph P. Ryan, president of the I LA, said the 3!3,OOiJ Longshoremen of the. parent, union would support I lie walkout by refusing to load or unload any ship which normally oulcl be handled by the strikers. About eight hours after the valkoul started Capt. William -Jradley, piosident of Ihc tugboat ucal. said Ihe strike was "98 per out. effective." Ho said a "half a dozen tugs or :o" still wore working on incom- ilclcd tasks of escorting ships to uid from berths. These wore assignments taken on before the start of the strike, he added. Bradley said the last time New York harbor was tied up by' a slriko as extensive as the present one was in 15)19 when the men stayed out for seven weeks. Morning meetings were scheduled with both union and company officials by Edward C. Maguire, labor advisor to Mayor O'Dwyer, and William C. Liller of the U. S. Conciliation Service, in an attempt to settle the strike. Tho union itself planned a membership meeting later today. Troopships, returning GI's home from abroad, will nol be affected. They will be serviced by army lugs. Only other shipping expected nol to be disrupted consisted o: railroad-owned Htgs and fesv boats owned by Iwo oil companies. Navy tugs are not affected. In Washington, federal seizure i was KCOD as a possibility in the event the city's supply need be came desperate. Should circumstances warrant, Ihc Labor De parlrncnl would be expected to recommend such a step, a persor close to the situation said. The chuffing litlle tugs are in dispensable to work in the harboi where they perform a variety o tasl;s. They nudge the big liners and freighters into their piers anc haul smaller craft carrying many items vital to life in the metropo Iis. Some 400 were tied up by th strike. Mayor O'Dwyer estimated the city would be without 80 per ecu of its normal i'iow of coal and othc fuel and nearly half its fod sup ply. Much of the city's fuel and food are ferried across the Hudsoi river from railroad terminals ii Now Jersey. Tho tugboat, workers seek a 40 hour week in place of the presen 48, hourly wage boosts from $1.1 to $1.57 and from $1.42 to $1.35 fo licensed personnel and a fl;H $1.3 an hour for unlicensed personne in place of Ihc 67 to 713 cents. The tugboat exchange offer of 10 cents an hour increase for al personnel was rejected by th union. o where 170,438 German prisoners are being held, including some 80,000 tough Nazi SS troopers. Tension was heightened by the fact Ihat redeployment has forced the Third Army to weaken its security guards around the vast depots of American and captured German tanks, shells and guns scattered over the countryside. A small cache of dynamite and other explosives was found near 25,100 Veterans Duo to Dock in Home Ports Today By United Press .Forty-six ships were schedule lo amve at U. S. ports today wit more than 25,100 servicemen. The Phoenicians invented glass. a Nuernberg ie railway line in uburb last week. Authorities said they also had osted airplane spoilers on Ihe oof of Ihc Nuernberg jail. Tha. uggesled fear of an allempled aratroop resuce similar to the roup that snatched Benito Musso- ni from an Italian prison in 1943. A strict security blackout wa; lamped on details of the- pur- iorled plot, but it was learned tha' American counter - intelligence agents had obtained a tip on *. planned jail break over the week end. Officials refused to comment on low the information was obtaincc or how complete it was no oni would explain the necessity fo: costing airplane spotters, which ap reared to indicate fear that some low the Nazi underground might b able tp .obtain.one or more.planes • ^— — 0 -••••"- i-c.ivy^.'t Constellation Sets New U.S. Flight Record New York, Feb. 4 (/P).— A new Transcontinental commercial plane record was set yesterday by a TWA Constellation which flew nonstop from Burbank, Calif., to La Guardia field in seven hours, 27 minutes .and 48 seconds. The big airliner also set a record for the number of persons carried on a coast-lo-coast hop — 45 passengers and a seven-member crew. The former west-to-east commercial flight mark, 1 hours and 55 minutes, was set by a TWA stra toliner in July, 1940. Jack Frye, president of Transcontinental and Western Air, who piloted the constellation on yesterday's flight, said the average speed was S45 to 350 miles an hour, with a maximum of 375 miles an hour between Fort Wayne, Ind., and Hayesville, Ohio. Altitude ranged between 15,000 and 17,000 feet, he said. The distance covered was 2,490 miles. Last Friday the same plane set an east-west commercial record, 10 hours and 49 minutes, but made a stop at Kansas City. The fastesl time for all types of planes was the four hours, 13 minutes and lift seconds of a jet-propelled -80 army fighter on a Transcontinental flight Jan. 26. Leonardo Da Vinci was a painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, musician, anatomist, inventor, stage designer and moral philosopher. By STERLING F. GREEN Washington, Feb. 4 — !VP)— The steel striKe entered its third and perhaps climactic week today. After conferences with industry leaders, the White House is expected to bring tortn a new steel price formula in a decisive effort gain U. b. Steel Coiporacion ac- eplance and send 750,000 CIO niled Steel strikers back to their ODS. Indications that some sort of howdown is due this week were een in President Truman's's pians leave the capital next Monday or a two week fishing cruise in 'lorida waters. Although Mr. Truman has transited' state business from his yacht lefore, the ilurry of Vvnite House activity left the impression he is loping for a settlement before he quit town. This view was bolstered jy the announced decision to bring people "outside the government" into the steel strike talks this veek. Their names are to be an- lounced snortly, said one White riouse official. Mr. Truman consulted four of his top economic advisers Saturday — Rencoversion Director John W. Snyder, OPA Administrator Chester Bowies, beci-eiai-y of the Treasury Fred M. Vinson and oecretary 01 State Byrnes. Both Vinson and Byrnes are 'former re- conversion directors. There apparently is little reason to consult the laoor side, *"\r Mr. Truman has committed himself to support an 18 1-2 cent hourly wage increase, which the union has accepted. Nevertheless CIO President Philip Murray is staying in Washington. "We're trying- our best to set a steel price formula tnat. will get ,a lot _ of steel,,,produetioay" U said ed that his optimism over the settlement outlooK had risen since last week. This might have meant that Hha government's policy -makers ara nearing agreement on a price for- r mula, but officials usually in touch iwith wage-price developments said no specific dollars-and-cents in crease has been ue'-.aeu uyuu. Meanwhile, a step toward settle ment of the PacKiughouse workers' wage dispute also is expected this week. Tne fact-imdihg board headed by Edward W. Witte was reported ready to present its recommendations to Secretary of Labor Schwellenbach today, Schwellenbach's office said it did not know whether the findings would be made public immediately. An uneasy truce exists in tne meat packing industry, whose 263,000 AFL and CIO wooers returned to their jobs a week ago after the government took over, o Chief 1U41 ! This Is the Story of Kong Dan Kar, Doorboy and Magi* Figure of Hong Kong Youth By HAL BOYL£ Hong Kong. Feb. 4 —(.'Pi— Kong Han K'ar is one of the most envied figures in llong Kong's younger m neration. lie is a doorboy and wears clean \\hilc trousers, a crimson jacket and a perl bright rod cap. Dirty barefooted beggar Chinese children, clad in last year's gunny slacks, siyn with envy as Kong grec-l.-; each customer to the Parisian cafe with a snappy salute or a smart bow. Kong pays no attention to the lit- ol beggar boys .Ho is now a man j Weichow, affairs and he rose to his pros- i until our prison camp with the British. My mother went In work as a woman eolio. carrying burdens for the Japanese. It was very difficult. 1 wauled lo work to. but I was only nine years old then and very small. The Japanese wouldn't give me a job. 1 stayed home and cooked for my mother. She was always tired." She only made 2!) cents a day. After three years, prices had rise'n so high she and Kong couldn't live. They decided to go into the interior. "We walked four days to reach 1 said Kong. "We walked feet were blistered. We H Mrs. Alma !•',. Alexander, mother of Mrs. U. O. Kyler of Hope, j life. Ho doesn't want one. He was seriously injured about (illy knows what a toy is. o'clock last Friday when Ihe Kyler | Because ho speaks only a few car, driven by 11. O. Kyler, Jr.. [words of Knglish, Kong told mo his sustained an accident near Gurdon. j story through Herbert Wong. Tho car was rol.urnin.n from Little ! American soldier who wor Hock with Mrs. Kyler and her mother. Mrs. Alexander ing well at Julia out eminence the hard way. Ho is | begged food from villagers. At Wil.'i years old. though his stunted lit- chow mother got another collie lie body make:-; him look about in his make:never company jn hard- •d for Hawaii is reported rest- Chester hospital here. A newborn porcupine is larger than a newborn black boar cub. Iho telephone before war: "When tho Jnpano.se came to Hong Kong I hove was much firing of guns. My father who was a carpenter ran up the hillside and was killed. We never found his body. "Tho Japs put my brother in a job. We lived in a broken down old temple because there was no rent to pay. We slept on stone floors." After the Japanese surrender 'hey walked back lo Hong Kong and found Kong's older brother. "Things are much better now," said Kong. "Ho works in a kitchen helping ihc chef and 1 am door- boy. Mother doesn't work now. She is sick all the time." The little family has no home of its own. They rent bedspacc in one corner of a room in a Chinese Continued on Page Twc New Trails Granted on Rape Charge Little Rock, Feb .4 — (£•)— The Arkansas Supreme Court, in its second 4-3 decision in two weeks, today reversed a death sentence assessed Monroe West, 32-year-old Crittenden county farmer, on a rape charge and directed he be given a new trial. The court ruled that admission of a written report from the state hospital regarding West's sanity was improperly admitted at the trial. "This was in error, because x x such proceeding violated the provision of out constitution (article 2, sec. 10) guaranteeing the. accused the right to be confronted by witnesses against him and the privilege to cross examine them," the opinion by Associate Justice R. W. Robins declared. "The evidence offered to show in sanity x x x was somewhat meager, but it cannot be held that it was insufficient to make an issue as to the menial condition of the appeallant." Chief Justice Griffin Smith and Associale Justices E. L. McHaney and J. S. Holt, dissented. West now is in the Tucker farm death house. He was charged with assaulting an 11-year-old girl near Lehi a year ago. o Negro Found Dead on L& A. Tracks The body of a negro believed lo be Norman Williams, about 40, was found on the L. & A. right-of- way Sunday at Baker, four miles south of Patmos, L. & A. officials reported today. Williams was a former member of the L. & A. extra gang, stationed at Patmos, and railroad men tentatively identified him as the victim. The body was found by the crew of a northbound train which passed the site about 2:45 o'clock Sunday afternoon.

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