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' ( -' ,; < ' i \ "T!K"W«V"f '•*' »-r*»«.~i.^ ». ~* -, iai,i> . V,M- »*** ^ . LI < >1 f**pv**t'i -*WMftlJ, f*oge Four HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Saturday, February 9, t946 CLASSIFIED Ads Must Be In Office Day Before Publication « All Want Ads Cash in Advance • Not Taken Over the Phone On* Hme , . . Jc word, minimum 30c Six times , Tfcrt* times . . 3</ 3 c word, minimum SOc One month . Sc word, minimum 7Sc IBc word, minimum $2,70 Rates are for Contimious Insertions Only "THE MORE YOU TELL THE QUICKER YOU SELL" For Sale 3000 BALES GRASS HAY. SOc per bale. Deelivered in 100 bale lots. W. H. Burke, Hope. Rt. 3 9-lm ONE ALLIS CHALMERS lUOrjEL K Caterpillar. Floyd Porterfielcl. 12-tf ONE SINGER TREDLE, ONE white Rotary, One Davis. C. W Yancey, Singer Distributor, 615 . West Division. Phone 301-R. 4-6t OLD NEWSPAPERS! THREE pounds for :".-. Hope Star Office. 5-Gt TWO PAIR YOUNG MULES. One pair coming 3 and 4 year old, one pair coming 4 and 5 year old. See W. B. Ruggles, Shover Springs road or phone 31-J-4. G-6t Notice SEE IDEAL FURNITURE STORE for better furniture and better bargains. Phone 47(5. 14-Iin INCOME TAX SERVICE. IF YOU have income tax troubles. I will be glad to help you. Do it now, avoid the rush in the last days. Charges reasonable. J. W. Strickland. l-24-7w WE BUY. SELL OR TRADE household furniture. Anything of value. Your sell won't be too small, and they don't get too large. See us at 226 East Third St. City Furniture Co. Phone 873. Hope Star Star ol Hope 1B99; Pt«s 1927, Consolidated January 18, 1929 Published every weekday afternoon by Slar Publishing Co., Inc. (C. £. Palmer and Alex. H. Washburn) Ct the Star bululing m-2U South Walnut Street, Hope, Atk. C. C. PALMER President ALEX. H, WASHBURN Editor and Publisher Entered as second class matter at the Post Office at Hope, Arkansas, under the Act of March 3, 1897. IAP)— Means Associated Press. (NEA)—Means Newspaper Enterprise Association. Subscription Rates: (Always Payable in Advance); By city carrier per week 15c H.?mpstcad. Nevada, Howard. Miller and Lafayette counties, $3.50 per year; elsewhere $6.50. Member of The Associated Press: The Associated Press is exclusively entitled tc Ihe ir:e for republication of all news dis- outchos credited io il or not otherwise credited in this paper and also Ihc local news published herein. 28-1 m Help Wanted A LADY WHO CAN KEEP HOUSE for me with husband, house completely furnished. J. A. Sullivan. 404 North Main. i-tf '41 PLYMOUTH, 2 DOOR SEDAN original tires, 1 owner. Perfect , condition. See Wylie Motor Co. i MAN OR WOMAN WITH CAR TO Phone 836. G-Gt 15 USED AND RECAPPED 900-20: 825-2O; 750120 Truck tires. Also large stock of passenger recapps and used tires. Fox Tire Shop. 6-Gt 1939 ONE TON STUDE BAKER truck, cheap. Also friers. C. L. Roberts, 306 North Ferguson, Phone 242. 7-3t ONE WHEEL, TWO HITCH TRAlU or with extra tire. 14' x 16' heavy canvass, treated tent. Used "Speed-O-Print" duplicating machine. Phone 950-W. 7-tf MAN'S 15 JEWEL ELGIN"wRIST watch. Perfect running condition. Phone 721-J. 8-3t MEN WOMEN AND CHILDRENS used clothing, crochet, fancy work and pillow cases. Mrs. Lewallen, 103 West 3rd St. 8-3t CLEAN 41 G. M. C. PICK-UP Truck Good tires, motor in good condition. For sale cheap. Wylie Motor Co. 9-3t 1940 PONTIAC. 6. FOUR DOOR sedan, New licenses, S850. What- leys Service Station^ corner North Hazel and E. Division. ; 9-61 Real Estate for Sale HOUSE AND FOUR LOTS. JOHN , Price, 602 North Hervey. 4-6t represent large manufacturer in Hempstead and Nevada counties. Both counties will require lull time employment. Will consider dividing counties for part time employment. This is a real opportunity for someone to make a nice profitable job for themselves. Write for full information and interview will be arranged. Morris U. Allen. District "Representative. 1219 Magnolis St. Texarkana, Texas. G-Gt EXPERIENCED P R E S S E R white or colored, Apply in person at Ideal Cleaners, 107 Front Street. For Rent BRICK WARE HOUSE BUILDING on switch track. See Robert Lagrone. s-3t Wanted fro Buy I WANT TO BUY A 1940-41 OR'42 model Ford or Chevrolet. Buck Williams, 106 South Walnut Street Phone 600. 17-tf Notional Advertising Representative — Arkames Dallies- Inc.; Memphis Term., itcntk Buihhng; Chicago, 400 North Michigan Avenue; New York City, 292 Madison Avc.; Dclroit, Mich., 2342 W. Granc' Blvd.; Oklahoma City, 314 Terminal Bldg ; New Orleans, 722 Union St. to Nelson WE BUY FIELD AND TABLE peas. Monts Seed Store. 31-12tl Lost Emmet, Ark. Six rooms, nice bath, breakfast room. All completely furnished garage. Large lot. This is a complete set up. If interested in buying a good important papers and rT^T^T^ CONTAINING rri and Box 248. Hope. money. MT papel ' s to N. E. Montgomery, 7-3t For Sale or Trade San Antonio. Tex., Feb. 9—(UP) •Obscure Art Doering of Denver was the "one-day wonder" of the Texas open today, after he matched the sevcn-under-par first round card of Byron Nelson. The near record. 64's turned in yesterday by Doering and Nelson Save them a three-stroke "cushion" over three other golfers, Frank Stranahan, amateur' from Nelsons home town of Toledo. O, Jimmy Demarct of Houston, Tex., and Lawson Little of JVIonterrev, Cal. In order to tie Nelson, Doering. a late finisher, had a hole a chip shot from the edge of the 18th green which gave him a birdie and a 34-30 card. Nelson turned in a 3331 reading. Nelson had seven birdies and 11 pars to give the tree- lined Brackenridge Park course it's worst licking since Harold McSpaden toured the layout in 63 to set the record. Doering had eight birdies, five on the back nine, but missed a chance to tie McSpaden's record because of a bolgey five on the seventh hole. Twenty seven golfers turned in sub par scores. The defending champion, Sammy Byrd of Detroit's Plum Hollow course, was one under par with a 70, but that wasn't good' enough to give him much chance to repeat for the title. Other low scores included Ray Mangrum of Los Angeles, 68; Henry Picard of Cleveland, 69; Ed Furgol of Detroit, 69 ;DDick Metz oi Arkansas Citv, Kan.. 69; Bill home, see me. Immediately pos-1 ui ruNimsas v_uv, is.au., oa; ±311 session. Calvin E. Cassidy, phone 11936 DODGE FOUR DOOR, GOOD Heilen of Nobelsville, Ind., 70; Ar " ,- . . condition, for hpltpr r-nr TT'imc.,- Pornovo. of! Detroit, 70; fJonrui 489. Ark. Bank Bldg," Hope, Ark. 9-3t 141 ACRE FARM WITH HOUSE and'barn. 3',-i miles east o! Hope near paved highway. See C. E Cassidy. 9.31 345 ACRES, TWO DWELLINGS, barn, orchard, gas, water and light. Near end of Main St. south. • See C. E. Cassidy. 9-3t 57% ACRES WITH HOUSE. ONE and % miles out on old Fulton highway. See C. E. Cassidy. 9-3t TWO 6 ROOM HOUSES ON WEST 13th St. See.' C. E. Cassidy. 9-3t 154 ACRES ON GOOD ROAD near Shover Springs. Extra good home, barn, other outhouses. Well watered. Electricity. See C E. Cassidy. g.s t 16^ ACRES, BORDERING CITY limits on paved highway, gas, lights and water. One five room nice house. One four room rent house. 4 brick buildings. 20 large pecan trees. $5000. 10 ACRES, BORDERING CITY limits north on pavement. Lights f as and water. $150 per acre or 1400 for tract. 5%_ACRES, 6 MILES OUT ON 20 highway, 5 room house, good barn, poultry house, plenty water. $1300. See Riley Lewallen. 9-3t For ELECTRIC SERVICE Day Phone 413 Night Phone 1015-J We Specialize in MOTOR REWINDING BARWICK'S Electric Service 114 E. Third St. Hope, Ark condition, for belter May, Bodcaw, Ark. Elmer 8-3t Services Offered REGISTERED SPENCER COR- setiere, individually designed corsets, brassieres, men and women's surcical supports. Mrs Ruth P--;-:- 318 North Elm St. Hope, Ark, j'hone 144-J. 28-lm The use of helium instead of air in the tires of a big plane reduces the plane's weight by aboout 100 pounds. WANTED Sawyer ancf- Filer, good salary, has to make home in Louisville Kentucky, Apply Chess & Wymond, 421 West Avery Street, Louisville 8, Kentucky. Magnolia 1572. COMPLETE RADIO SERVICE Bob El more Auto Supply Tailor Made SEAT COVERS Direct from Factory Orders filled within 10 days ROBERT R. RIDER Phone 435-J CALL US FOR YOUR WIRING and REPAIR TROUBLES Phone 231-R HOUSTON ELECTRIC CO. Delton Houston Little Duchy of Luxembourg Exemplifies Brotherhood of Man, Mackenzie Discovers By DeWITT MacKENZIE AP World Traveler Luxembourg, Feb. 9 — Here in the medieval setting of this little grand duchy we find one of the finest — perhaps the finest —exemplifications of the brotherhood of man which our war-torn world boasts. The some 300,000 folk living in Luxembourg's tight 1,000 square miles are just one big family, in which its all for one and one for all. It's difficult for the stranacr to understand such a Utopian situation. You really have to visit this story-book principality to get the feel of it, and even at that I don't believe I should have got the full significance of the situation but for a remark dropped by Prime Minister Dupong while Mrs Mack «nd I were chatting with him in his private office. The prime minister said that all Luxeinbergers are related by blood. Well, of course, I don't suppose he meant that to be taken literally, but it's probably true that there aren't many people in his tiny state who aren't related if you trace their life ace back a bit. So there you have your Luxembourg family Probably like most families they have differences among themselves. But let an outsider pick a row with a Luxcm- burger and you'll find the rest of the family coming in to the rescue. And impartial observers who know the duchy well will tell you that if misfortune befalls one member of the family the others help him out. You need only one illustration to show the spirit of brotherhood here. Not only is there absolute Irecdom of worship but the state contributes to the maintenance of all religions represented in the country. H happens .that Luxembourg is preponderantly Catholic, but that doesn't enter into the calculations, bvery taxpayer in the grand- duchy, Catholic, Protestant, Jewish or otherwise, contributes to the freedom of worship of his fellows. One's first impulse on silting clown to write about this ancient stale in the Ardennes highland is to try to turn some poetic sen- ences. There's utter fascination in the fairyale capital which hundreds of years ago was built as a military stronghold atop the tosver- ing rock that rises sheer from the gorge cut about it by the river Al- /.ette. , Still, it strikes me that there's nothing more beautiful than this examplilieation of the brolhorhod of man. I looks like democracy in its best sense. The results of this are clearly evident. One finds it easy to accept the stalcment by a well-informed foreign observer that there has been no illiteracy since 1847. There never has been an unbalanced budget. There is no unemployment, and wages are 30 per cent higher than in neighboring Belgium, which is showing, marked signs of economic recovery. , Luxembourg is seventh in world production of steel and pays the highest steel wages i n E'urope. I'lierc is no black market, for none could live in a country where brotherhood is practiced. Luxembourg is a member of the United Nations Organixation, and is mighty proud ot it. And when you come to think it over, the UNO could do worse than take a page out of the grand duchy's book "of brotherly love. If we had more Luxembourgs, we should have greater peace. Mrs. Mack and I visited the Ha mm cemetery, just outside the capital, where General George S iPatton and 1,000 of our American boys who fell in the bitter fighting of the Ardennes arc buried. It is a moving sight —that great ticld of white crosses — and it is a lovely thought that they should be here among the folk who believe in brotherhood and the peace for which our soldiers died. •87 Enoh S. F&UertoB, Jr. Arkansas Is Knocked Out of Loop Lead ' Fayetleville, Feb. 9 —I/IV- University of Arkansas knocked off the lop spot in Southwest Conference basketball chase last night by underdog Texas Christian. The Uazorbacks failed to hold down Leroy Pasco, Iho Frogs' fancy guard, who was high point man with 20 markers. Final ;;corr was 03-30. Arkansas led at the half, 24-lfi The Porkers' lanky center, George Kok, sacked up only seven points mid didn't sink a field goal in the first 30 minutes of play. He didn't have his hands on the ball many times. .However Melvin MeGaha was high for the Razorbacks with 14 counters, and Bill Flyant made 13. — -o—Intercepted Jap Messages Given Hopkins Washington. Feb. f! —(..Vi— IVml Harbor investigators were told today that copies of highly secret intercepted Japanese ines-'sages WIMV delivered to' Ihe late Harry Hopkins in 1!M1 while he was a 'patient in a hospital here. Naval Capt. A. D. Kramer testified he took the so-called "mafic" messages to Hopkins on instructions from Admiral Harold R. Mark, (hen chief of naval operations. He said Stark told him Hopkins liad been seeing the messages at the White House and should get them in the hospital. Hopkins, President Roosevelt's confidante was administering lend-lcase aid at the time. Basketball Scores By the Associated Press East Ellis Island Coast Guard 64; Fort Hancock 05. South Arkansas State Teachers 41; Hen dcrson 33. msas Slate College -if) Porneyo, of. Schoux of San Francisco, 70; Chancier Harper of Portmouth, Va., 70; Herman Keiser of Akron. 70; McSpaden of Sanford, Me., 70 and Lloyd Wadkins of Odessa, Tex., 70. The second IS-holcs of medal play was scheduled today with 38 holes on Sunday rounding out competition for the $1,000 first ' prize money. o New York, Feb. 9—(XP)— Harold Anderson, iho Bowling Green (O.) coach, estimates that a basketball center travels approximately Iwo miles at lop speed if he plays a Liill game with a firewai?on team. . but we still don't think George Mikan could beat Greg Rice, or vica versa. . .Mike Jacobs guessed right when he upped prices for last night's Beau Jack-Johnny Greco exhibition but it was a heck of a prawl. It wasn't, much of a boxing fight and we still can't understand why the customers boed .. .Pete Cawthon was offered the football coaching job at Mississippi U. before Red Drew look it bui decided to stay with the Detroit Lions, where there are fewer strings at- lached to the job. Pete probably earned his pay when he landed Tulsa's Camp Wilson, whom he had known since Camp's high school clays in El Paso, Tex. One-Minute Sports Page Eleven Notre Dame-N.Y.U. basketball games in Madison ' Square Garden before tonight have drawn an average attendance of 17,591. . . the Violets won't have Ray Lumpp for tonight's tussle with the Irish, but it may be they'll get some Little Rock, Feb. 9 —W)—University of Arkansas Athletic Director John Barnhill has urged construction of a football stadium here which could seat at least 25,000 persons. The Ha/.orbacks' head grid coach told a joint luncheon-meeting of the Greater Littlu Rock Chamber of Commerce and the local Razorback Club that with such a stadium the university could schedule six games in Arkansas —three in Fayeiteyille," he asserted, and I would like to see a stadium built in Little Rock sealing 25,000." He pointed out Unit at Fayelte- ville the Porkers were unable to play before large crowds. The mentor said many people would be disappointed nexl fall because "we won't beat every team we play." He also told the group that in the future the squad might travel by air on the longest trips. 7,900 Troops Are Scheduled to Reach U. S. Shores Today By the Associated Press More than 3.9K9 service personnel are scheduled to arrive today vessels -while 3,889 troops are due at four west coast ports aboard 22 to cleburk from eight transports at two east coast ports. Arriving at Sun Francisco are two ships with 604: Los Angeles, I six vessels with 1.62C; San Diego, Calif., 13 transports with at least 1455; Seattle, Wash., one ship with 1,613. East coast arrivals include: New York, six vessels, 3,806; Norfolk, Va., two .ships, 2'.'j. Wanted! All Dimensions 16 to 70 Feel- Every Week PATMOS, ARK. Fights Last Night By The Associated Press Nov.- York — B<J;JU Jack, 142, Augu.sta, Ga., and Johnny Greco, ~> 1-4. Morilrual, drew, UOi. Detroit — Sal Barlulo, 12rJ, Boston, outpointed Indian Paulie Jackson, 133 1-2, Reading, Pa., (10;. By United Press Worcester, Mas.-.. -Bobby Zullo, 14U, Providence.-, -ii.l., stopped Sullivan Stewart, 152, New York, < 5 i. Providence, R. 1. —Pat Demcrs, I'iii. Brut !:tun, Mass., outpointed Waller (Cttbbvj Lewis, 129, New York. (101 Lumpps. . .the National Football League already has Iwo requests for first refusal of television rights to all its games. . .Dyke Eddleman, former Illinois basketball and track star, expects to get them papers from the army Feb. 14. That will be a nivc Valentine for the Illinois coaches. Toxas Christian f>3: Arkansas 50. Cherry Point 41; Norfolk Naval Air Station 27. Auburn GO ; Florida 53 South Carolina 51; Clemson 41. For 0 ''! 1 olilui Sl:il ° LU: Vl ' akc North Carolina 33; University of Maryland 31. Room and Bored When Len Taglia, upstate New York boxer, came to New York city for a shot at the big time, lie visited Mother Brown's Boarding House on 92nd street just in time to get the room vacated by Marty Servo, Ihe new weller champion. . . Lou Ambers and Joey Archibald, both former champs, also occupied that room when they first hit New York. . .the precedent is good only as long as no one tags Taglia. Weak End Items Billy Southworlh can earn as much as $Gn,000 for managing the Braves this season on a sliding salary scale that goes up 10 G's for every place above fifth. . .so you can't blame Billy if .he spends a little of his emplovcrs' dough for good players. Jap Admits Beating Yank With Hose Yokohama, Feb. « — (/P)— Capt. Isoa Fukuhara admitled at his war crimes trial today he struck an American prisoner across the face with a lubber belt for smoking at "an improper time." The prisoner, Pvt. Holland O. Moye, McCrae, Ga., was blind in one eye when liberated from the Omuta prison camp, Kyushu island, formerly commanded, by Fukuhara. Fukuhara, charged with responsibility for the death of one prisoner and brutalilies against others, denied having Winfred A.' Mitchurn, Houston, Tex., bound to a doorknob and then sending electricity through his body "Such actions are inhuman," declared the defendant, "and I would have imposed the sternest punishment if 1 had known." Fukuhara admitled beating Cpl. Walter R J.ohnson of McPherson, Kas., who later died in a cell. He said Johnson and a score of other prisoners designated as persons who should be closely watched were marked wilh a black cross on the'r left breast. Fukuhara said Johnson brought into his office April 11, 1945, accused of talking to Koreans 1 in a coal mine, and: "The way he sat was bad. He kept his head down and would not speak. I used my hands and feet as is customary in the Japanese army. His offense violated the thought control provision of the total mobilization law and he was liable for court martial, but the policy of the camp was to keep prisoners available for work." He added that he gave Johnson 15 days of "heavy confinement." Two days later, Johnson was, taken to the camp office and "confessed" he had talked over war news with Ihe Koreans .On the eighth day Johnson tried to escape, re-enter the cell and grabbed hold of a post," said Fukuhara. "We had Io push him in." "When did you next see him?" asked Defense Attorney Lt. Kichard H. Wolfrom, Shippcnsburg, Pa. "Next f saw his dead body." The prosecution charges thai Johnson died in a guardhouse of healings and neglect. In Tokyo, the Allied headquarters legal section announced war crimes charges against three former prison camp officials at Omine, near Kyolo, and requested that a U. S. militaty commission hero try Ihc Irio ioinlly. The defendants are Nubuo Kanayama, Lt, Tsuyoshi Sakai, and 2nd Lt. Kiyoichi Mori. Sakai and Mori were successive commanders of Ihe camp from August 10, 1943 to February, 1945. The three are charged with beating 24 American prisoners including: Pfc. Quenin A. Lawrence, Russellville, Ark.; Pvt. Paul A. Doybyns, Vernon, Mo.; S-Sgt Joseph P. Zapairi, 5249 Wilson Ave., Si. Louis; Cpl. Frank G. Knapp, 2715 Delaware St., St. Joseph, Mo., and Pvt. Gale M. Chandler, 4805 N. Lokout, Litllu Rock, Ark. 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There are many mountains on islands in the South Seas that never have been surveyed. Widest Camp Grant J57; Camn Meeo Wis •16. ,v Vt \ Sh im rn 3 <Kas> 29. McPherson •!<!; Friends 21 llC M ° Tollt;hcl ' s •*'•* Southwestern ISmporia' State 49; Fort Hays Slate Ottawa (Kas) 38; Bethel 33. William Jewell 37; Westminster Oklahoma A. and M. 46; Do Paul ocs. (KaS) JC) 5li: Ch! " Missouri Valley 53; Drurv 51 Crcighlon 33; St. Louis 32. Iowa Stale 57; Nebraska 43 Springfield Mo Tchrs 51; Kirksville Teachers 41 G1: WrifilU Ficld . Fort Riiey Kas 37; Missouri iB oD. Northwestern 72; Minnesota 49 ' Fort Knox 67; Baker Hospital 44 n:.^" 1 ^ AUcrbury 7S; Fletcher Ho.s pjlal Ohio 25 Ky^'M HayQS 5G; Nit>hols Hospital Southeast Missouri State 57; Warrensburg Teachers 45 Culver-Stockton 51; Centra] Ki. Wentworth 60: St. Joseph J C •!' Sr.lM nS k' s CiT £ Knii JC oa : i''"''i ocott Kas JC 44 Southwest Slutc (0klcl) East Central State (OKla) 4"Southwestern Tech lOkhn 40 Norlluveslei-n Stale (Oklui -i'j NT TV,l n "Ptist University ;;i; North Texas Teachers 59 ' Suuth- BUTANE SYSTEMS Plumbing Fixtures Plumbing Repairs HARRY W. SH!VER Plumbing t> Heating ._. Phone 259 Hope, Ark. Harry Segnar, Sr. PLUMBER REPAIR WORK Phone 382-J Now is the time to sell that old washer WE BUY - SELL AND TRADE Let us appraise your old machine and place your order for a New Maytag Complete Repairs and Paint Jobs on Washers and Bicycles. Prompt & Expert Service Visit Our New Store JONES MAYTAG SALES & SERVICE Phone 209 304 East 2nd Work Outfits liveware 1847 Rogers. Community Plate and Asphalt Hie Curtain Stretchers Wear-Ever and SEE WHY WE'RE CALLED s ~ Phone 1080 DR. H.T. SHULL VETEniNAP.IAN In practice in Texarkana TEXAS CITY HALL Phone 140 or 1190-J THHO LONG For Plumbing Telephone 674-J Hope, Arkonsat Motor Repairs— Light Fixtures Hope Appliance Co. 214 East 3rd St PHONE 613 Appliance Repairs—Appliances SEAT COVERS FOR ALL CARS Bob Elmcre Auto Supply Phone 174 215 S. Main SHEET METAL WORK cf all kinds See IRA HALIBURTON, Jr. Haliburton at the Sheet Metal Works CALL US FOR Guaranteed Sewing Machine Re- pairt:. U.^ed Machine Parts & Supplies. We rniy, sell, exchange and handle only genuine Singer parts. \V'c will make an Electric C. W. YANCEY. Sintier Dist. lilii West Division For PHOTOGRAPHS in your home Phone -193 COLLIN BAILEY SPRAY PAINTING KEMTONING clone the SPRAY WAY LUM RATELIFF Phone 180-W 518 W, Dlv. Hope, Ark. COMPLETE BUTANE SERVICE Wanda Butane Co. Phone 370 Hope, Ark. Hats Cleaned and Rebuilt the factory way. HALL'S HAT SHOP East 2nd St. Phone 7« Alterations Pressed While You Walt Loe's Tourist^ Cafe-Court Featuring • Steaks • Fried Chicken • Barhecue Sandwiches • Fish • Soft Drinks Open C a. m. to 12 Midnight Private Dining Room—Phone 222 Owned and operated by Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Loc City Limits & Highway 67 Wept SEE US FOR THE REYNOLDS PEN The miracle Pen thai-will Revolutionize Writing. Guaranteed to write 2 years without refilling. Doug pa-IP Y Carl 'Bacon V»B 1 B Jones ELECTRIC CO. Phone 784 Hope • Reo! Estate ^ If you are in the market to buy or sell Farm land or City Property, call or see Calvin E. Cassidy Phone 489 Hope, Ark. Arkansas Bank Building So? Us For 8ABY CHICKS You'll like our quality chicks, hatched right from selectod (locks. Hardy, fast- growers. Low price, FEEDERS SUPPLY CO. 4th and La. Sts Phone 25 * ARE YOU? Getting the most effective property insurance coverago, at the lowest possible cost? Ask Us About It Today HOUSTON INSURANCE AGENCY Howard A, Houston Chas. A. Malone Plione .... 61 Magazines You can now get the latest issue of your favorite Magazine at GENTRY PRINTING CO. ^Commercial Printers) Hope, Ark. Phone 241 LOANS To Farmers and Stockmen. TO FINANCE YOUR CROPS AND CATTLE See E. M. SEED STORE M.O, present ative for NAcSRHEV 'LLEPROcSuc rT |ON CREDIT ASSOCIATION iti Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor - Alex. H. Washburn Who's Going to Build L. R. Stadium? Little Rock Is If Little Hock thinks the rest of Arkansas is going to chip in to help build a 25,000-scnt stadium in the capital city then Uttle Rock is due to feel snake-bitten when all the provinces have been heard from. John Barnhill, new Razorback coach, originated the idea of a big Little ROCK stadium so the university could stage some of its Southwestern Humes before the largest potential crowd in the state. But the idea of getting the rest ol Arkansas to help finance its construction seems to be purely a Little Rock notion. Orvillc Henry, young and enterprising sports editor of the Arkansas Gazette, wrote this morning: "It appears to us that the Chamber of Commerce and friends of the University football team hero and over the state should consider the matter and investigate the possibilities. A sizeable stadium here would mean a great deal to the Kazorbacks, Little Rock, and Arkansas, much more than three loot- ball games each fall." But the i foregoing is just so much paint on the Little Rock community fence. Every city wants more paying customers within its gates and every city has a financial prob 1cm in constructing the permanent buildings which help to draw paying customers. Hope for instance, needs a Winter sports building or field house. It would be located downtown in Hope, but many of the sport participants and many of the paying guests would be from Nevada, LaFayotlc and Howard counties. What kind of a razzberry would Hope get shoud we ask our neighbors to help finance the cost of that field house? I'm holding my cars. * -K -K By JAMES THRASHER Dr. Inglis' Impractical Cure It is debatable whether one should cheer or chide Dr. David Inglis for his proposal that a typical American city be subjected to atomic bombing in order to snap the public out of its lethargic thinking. | The proposal, of course, is quite insane. (Dr. Inglis' substitute suggestion of building a complete slccl- and-conerclc city in the desert for the experiment isn't much more sensible.) Scientists should take . i;u'ns these days to be practical. Their discoveries arc hooking up increasingly with world government, and their help will be needed increasingly in running that government. They can't court the risk of being branded once more as visionaries. and exiled by popular demand to their cloistered laboratories. Yet it is not difficult to sympathize wilh Dr. Inglis' thinking. He worked on the Manhattan Project for'lhreo years. '•"Now',' ba 4 ck "af'hisf old place on the physics faculty at Johns Hopkins, he sees people going about their business apparently unconcerned with the catastrophe miracle which he helped to create. lie sees some indulging in the childish practice of making believe that a thing doesn't exist by refusing to think about it. He sees others recoiling from the horror of the bomb by telling themselves that it is so horrible no one will dare use it again. They assure themselves that something surely will be done to prevent it. Or at least they tell themselves that maybe it isn't really so horrible after all. Possibly Dr. Inglis has been impressed most of all by the boredom that the subject has induced. The repercussion of excitement, speculation and fear that the bomb produced died rather quickly. The murmur of comment that remained soon turned into a mass of platitudes. People wrote and said the same tilings again and again. In their confusion and lack of knowledge, there was nothing else they could say. In time, they grew weary of thoughts that became clinches almost as soon as they were uttered. They became profoundly weary of reading pieces like this one. The result was the lethargy of which Dr. Inglis complains and which he would cure by violent wholly impractical shock treatment. There is no answer in sight at the moment. And so the world must sit uneasily, i'aced less by the threat of being blown to bits by the atomic bomb than by the subtle but even more deadly possibility of being bored to death by it. Ouachita Is Hope 47TH YEAR: VOL. 47—NO. 101 Star of Hone. 1899: Press 1927 Consolidated January IB 1929. Star WEATHER FOftECAST •MMft Arkansas: Fair and warmer this afternoon and tonight, Tuesday increasing cloudiness, warmer southeast, colder northwest and extreme west and rain west portion in afternoon or night. HOPE, ARKANSAS^MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1946 Gen. Horn ma io Be Shot for 'Death March' Churchill's Visit Cloaked in Mystery -ffl By WILLIAM C. WILSON N N Manila, Feb. 11 — (UP)— LI. Gen. Masaharu Homma, conqueror of Balaan and Corregidor, was convicted by a U. S. military commission today of permitting his troops to commit atrocities and was scnlcnccd to be "shot to death with musketry." The verdict held Homma dirccl- ly responsible for 80,757 killings and tortures including those on the Bataan death march and in the bombing of Manila after it was declared an open cily, Dec. 26. 1841. Flooding Camden Plain Camden, Fob. 11 — </!')— The Ouachita river, spread out over a 12-milcs area and inudating thousands of acres of fertile farm land, passed the 35-foot mark today and was expected Io crest tonight at 3li feel. Flood stage is 2G feet. River Observer John Knight said the river would remain at a high state for several clays due to heavy snowfall and incessant rains in the watershed. The Linlc Missouri, Saline and two bayous and many smaller streams also are out of their banks. Damage to livestock has been heavy. FOR BUSINESS REASONS Chicago, Feb. 11 — (/Pi— "How's that again?" the deputy circuit court clerk asked. "Yes, that's right," an attorney replied. "Thomas V. Adams wants his name changed to Alhanasios V. Slamalopoulos." The attorney said his client had his named changed the other way around eighl years wants his original name Now buck. he The reason: Adams and an older brother are partners in a coffee shop. They want Hie sign io read: Slamulopoulos brothers. Washington, Feb. 11 —(/I 1 )— Winston Churchill today postponed his return to sunny Florida until Io morrow and sellled clown in the snowclad British embassy to rest and talk with the Earl of Halifax, his old friend and retiring British ambassador to the United States. The embassy said Ihe former prime minister had no definite plans for the day and no confer cncos scheduled. The While House said that Prcsi dent Truman's conference wilh Churchill last night dealt almost wholly with a discussion of plans for Churchill's speech at Fulton, Mo., March 5. Press Secretary Charles G, Ross told reporters the two "did not discuss any political mailers" and lhal the pending agreement for a loan to Britain was nol mentioned. Ross said that Mr. Truman will spend the night of March 5 at Mex ico. Mo., at the home of A. P. Green, head of a firebrick company. Churchill also will be a guest at the Green mansion. The British leader will fly back to Washington from Missouri, while Presidcnl Truman will fly Io Columbus, Ohio, for a noon speech March 6 at a special meet ing of the federal council of Churches of Christ in America. The arrangements contemplate Churchill, Mrs. Churchill and their daughter, Mrs. Saray Oliver, fly ing to Washington from Florida March 4 to spend the night with the president and Mrs. Truman at the White House. Early Ihe next day, Truman and Churchill will fly to Fulton where Churchill will speak on foreign affairs at Westminster college. Afterward, the two will drive to Mexico for the night. Mrs. Churchill and her daughter will spend the nights of March 4 andv5 at? the Whitt? T'ouse andOnovoi with Mr. Churchill to the British embassy March 6. Washington still wondered whether the sudden flight was prompted by Protocol, Britain's New Labor Government or just plain pleasure. The wartime leader remained mum. He told the Earl of Halifax, British Ambassador, he did not want to talk Io Iho press upon his arrival. And he sped quickly past newsmen waiting in the snow outside the White House gale after his talk with the president last night. The storm .meanwhile raised the likelihood thai acquaintances in Congress would seek Churchill's views, publicly or privately, on Anglo-American affairs. Right at the lop of these would be the projected $3,750,000,000 loan to Britain. There has been some speculation that it was this question that brought Churchill here at a time when congressional approval of Ihc grant remained far from certain. Bul in oilier quarters — admittedly just as speculative — the opinion was advanced that Mr. Truman himself had sought a face to face meeting wilh one of the few who could furnish all the intimate details of what went on at the private wartime conferences between President Roosevelt, Churchill and Generalissimo Stalin. This theory developed from the year old pact of silence on the Yalta agreement promising Anglo- American support for Russia's claim to permanent possession of the Kurilos and the southern half of Sakhalin, a big island north of Japan. British officials, however, clung to Ihe Protocol theory. They said Churchill came here to discuss Ihe March 5 speech at Westminster College, Fulton, Mo., where he will be introduced by the president They argued that it would be only diplomatic courtesy for Churchill to acquaint Mr. Truman with what he is going to say in advance. He was acquitted of a charge in a second indictment that he refused to grant quarters to American troops in Manila Bay when Gen. Jonathan M. Wainwright offered to suri'cnder May G, 1942. The courtroom was jammed with spectators when Homma, dressed' in a white business suit and brown necktie, was led before the commission. The crowd had been warned previously that the verdict must be received in silence. Commission President Maj. Leo B. Donovan announced that the verdict had been reached in a secret written ballot with two-thirds or more of the members concurring. Homma, who speaks English fluently, listened intently as Donovan read the verdict. Although he had wept three times when de- lense witnesses described him as kind-hearted a.nd a peace-maker he showed no emotion as he heard the death sentence pronounced. Homma glanced about the court room and then thanked the commission for the "courteous ways of the people who conducted the trial." He was escorted immediately back to prison. The conviction and sentence, as in the case of Lt. Gen. Tomoyuki Yamashita, who previously was sentenced to death by hanging for war crimes in the Philippines, are subject to review by Lt. Gen. W.D. Slyer, commander of Western Pacific Forces. If Styer concurs in Ihc death penalty ho must pass the case on to Gen. Douglas MacArthur, supreme Allied commander, for final approval. MacArthur gave his final approval last week to the sentence for Yamashita who succeeded Homma as Japanese commander in Ihe .PliJligpines an,d -convicled :.of responsibility for more than 60,'3C5 atrocity deaths. Homma, like Yamashita, also appealed to the United Stales Supreme Court challenging the authority of Ihe commission to try him. The high court denied Yamashita's appeal. Homma's still is pending. Maj. A. C. Tisdellc, who was on Bataan, was among the courtroom spectators when the sentence was announced. "There are 16,000 unseen Americans and 49,000 Filipinos also in the courtroom listening in Ihe ver- dicl — iho ghosts of Bataan and Corregidor," he commented. Asked what he and the unseen witnesses thought of the verdict Tisdelle replied: "We are smiling," Homma was moved immediately co Luzon prisoner of war camp number one, where he joined his successor as supreme commander of the Philipincs during the palmy days of Japanese conquest, Lt. Gen. Tomoyuki Yamashita, and 10 • other convicted war criminals, i While hearing his sentence, Homma stod in almost the exact spot in the ballrom of the formei home of the United Stales commissioner to the Philippines where bcmedalled and arrogant after the Japanese conquest of the islands, he had received the homage of Ihe puppet Filipino commission and collaborators in a widely-publiei/cd reception. Within the range of his vision, as he stood before the five-man commission, across Manila Bay was Ihc fortress rock of Corregidor and the mist-shrouded hills of Bataan, from which he had herded Gen. Jonathan M. Wainwright, Mil}. Gen. Edward P. King and their forces along the sun-scorched roads in the infamous death march. The conviction was no surprise as Homma had expected to be shol. The porcupine's quills arc hollow and tubular. Kurile Islands the Price That Brought Russian Entry Into War Against Japanese By RALPH HEINZEN Washington, Feb. 11 —(UiP) — Russian possession of the Kurile islands— which stretch northeastward from Japan toward the Aleu- lians — was revealed loday Io have been part of the price of Russian entry into the war against Japan. This WHS disclosed wilh publication of the text of a secret agreement made at Yalta a year ago today by President Roosevelt. Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Generalissimo Josef Stalin. It also gave the Russians the southern part of Sakhalin island (they already had the northern half) and other benefits. Existence of Ihc agreement was disclosed some time ago. Nol until today, however, was the text of the agreement announced. The Rus- l United Stales of America and Great Britain — have agreed that in two or three months after the war in Europe has terminated, the Soviet Union shall enter into the war against Japan on the side of the Allies on condition thai:" Then followed a listing of the conditions, including that "Ihe Ku- rile islands shall be handed over to the Soviet Union." The agreement also provided for recognition of the People's Republic in outer Mongolia, internationalization of the Port of Dairon and Ihe rccslablishment of a Russian naval base at Port Arthur, and joint Sino-Soviet operation of the Chinese-Eastern and South Man- churjan railroads. In the agreement, Stalin pledged that China siuns are now fully established* in Ihe Kuriles. The "lop secret" agreement began with these words: "The leaders of the three great man learning of the pla'ii To~"divide jpu'.veis — the Soviet Union, the | Continued on Page Two should retain Manchuria. sovereignty in Secretary of Slate James F Byrnes said the Big Three decided on the "lop secret" classification of the agreement to prevent Ja- Censorship Charge Stays Army Order By EARNEST HOBERECHT Tokyo, Feb. II — (UP) — The G. I. managing editor and a columnist of Ihe Pacific edition of the army newspaper Stars and Stripes were granted a slay of orders to day, pending an investigation of charges thai their scheduled transfer was an attempt to "muzzle" the paper. Maj. Gen. R. J. Hall, Gen. Douglas MacArlhur's chief of staff granted the slay for Managing Editor Sgl. Ken Pellus, Chicago, and Cpl. Bernard Rubin, Walerbury, Conn. Earlier, Pettus and Rubin said they had been informed Ihey were being transferred Io Okinawa because of a "negative report on a loyally check." Other staff members, however, charged thai Ihe removal of the two man "appeared to be a culmination ol a longer scries of attempts to mu7.7.lc the service publication. They said the transfer constituted an "exile to the salt mines." The newspaper's Monday morning edition carried a three-column head and lead page-one story telling how members of the editorial staff had appealed Io MacArthur to intervene and prevent their transfer. " "We believe the transfer is linked with a statement signed by members of this staff on Jan. 9, wherein we charged lhal open and implied pressure was put on us 'to delete, distort and play down news Io serve personal and professional interests of the army hierarchy'," staff members said. The letter signed by 11 of the 15 editorial staff members, said that Pettus and Rubin, although not alone in signing the Jan. 9 censorship protest, "appear to be the goats in this matter." Pettus and Rubin said that Col. John F. Davis, Allied headquar tors information and education of ficer, "told them they were being removed from the paper "because of the negative loyalty check report. "Questioning my loyalty is a grave charge," Pettus said, "and is one whicn I intend to fight both in and out of the army." Rubin, author of the paper's "Japan Today" column, said, "When I was in the bailie of Luzon, my loyalty was not questioned." Pellus has been overseas 19 months, Rubin 14 months. Rubin has two battle slars as a machine gunner on Luzon. tiu-'s of the "loyalty check." He said the men were being removed from the paper because they had failed to measure up to qualifications established by War Department regulations. He said their transfer had nothing to do with the paper's recent charges of alleged censorship. Ft. Smith Gets $1,000,000 Can Factory Chicago, Feb. 11 — f/pj— Fort omith. Ark., will be the silo of a new $1,000,000 factory of the American. Can Company designed to supply canning companies in Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Gordon H. Kcllog, American Can vice president, said the first unit to be installed on a 20-acre tract the company has acquired at Fort Smith would be one-story building including two lines capable of turning out 700 cans a minute. The building will be designed so it could be enlarged as additional equipment becomes available. Kellogg pointed out that the annual spinach pack in the Arkansas river valley had increased from 500,000 cases in 1938 to nearly 5,000,000 cases last year, and that during the same period Ihe green bean pack had increased Houses Under $6,000 to Be Built First Washington, Feb. 11 —I/I')—Housing Administrator Wilson W. Wyatl said loday most of the building materials set aside for houses will be channeled into homes costing $6,000 and under. Wyall, heading for a powwow with congressional leaders on the big homes-for-vclcrans program, told a news conference he had "every indication of cooperation from bi-Parlisan groups in both Houses of Congress." The favorable signs, he said, indicate House and Senate support even for the controversial plan for $600,000,000 in subsidies of "Premium payments" to producers of building supplies. The housing chief said he expected aircrall factories and other unused war plants to be used "very extensively" in mass production of pre-fabrieatcd homes, with the government guaranteeing a market for the makers. The housing priority regulation will be changed shortly, Wyatt said, so lhal the 50 per cent of scarce building materials now set aside for homes under $10,000 will go mostly into dwellings to sell for less than $6,000 or renl for less than $50. This followed announcement that the Civilian Production Administration will "drastically curtail" commercial and industrial building and will limit the use of binding ma- lerials to government - approved nrojccls. Residential building outside the veterans' program also be pared down, said CPA Administrator John D. Small. He warned: "Anyone who now starts construe- lion runs Ihe risk of not being per- milled Io finish Ihe job unless he is able Io prove that the project cannot be deferred and that it is sufficiently essential to be approved under. the (forthcoming) regulations." There were signs that compromise housing legislation might win speedy approval. Members of the House Banking Committee indicated they might tear up the emergency bill they approved last week and write an other closer Io lines of the White House proposal which fixed a two year goal of 2,700,000 new houses —most of them to cost $6,000 or less. Banking Chairman Spence (D Kyi and Rep. Wolcoll (Mich) rank ing Republican, planned to meet during the day to see whether an agreement could be reached on a Wilson W. Wyatt, the new housing expediter who drew up the emergency program, was expected to join them. Speaking for Committee Republicans, Wolcott told reporters: "We arc not very far apart. There is no reason why we (Democrats Republicans) should not together." Scout Drive and get The company hopes to have the plant in operation for the late HM(i vegetable packs, Kellogg said. Sunshine Returns to Arkansas Little Rock, Feb. 11 —i/l'i— Sunshine and rapidly rising temperatures were reported throughout Arkansas today following a weekend of general snow and rainfall. Ihc U. S. Weather Burea at Lil- tie Rock forecast wanner weather and cloudy skies for tonight and tomorrow. Before beginning ( o rise this morning thermometers took big dives, with Gilbert reporting a low of la degrees. Lillle Rock's minimum was 2fj do- ...TCCS bul Ihe temperature was in the 40 s before noon. Despite snow and rainfall, ihe iinly Hooded area in the slate \\.is iilong the Ouachita river in the southern section. The Ouaehila was line feet above its 26-foot flood stage at Camdcn today and was expected to crest tonight or tomorrow at 36 or 37 feet. Saturday night's snow, which ranged Io as deep as eight inches at Augusta, was continuing to melt rapidly. , meeting, and canvassing of the city is to begin immediately afterward. o Police Pick Up 3 Stolen Automobiles Slate and cily police over Iho week-end arrested W. H. McDaniel of Waco, Texas, driving a Mercury atuomooile which Waco police charged was purchased wilh a hoi check. McDaniel, said to be a men-! lall.v ill war veteran, was returned Io his family, and the car was taken back Io ihc Waco owner, Police Chief J' 1 . V. Haynic said. City police recovered a 1931 Ford coupe abandoned on South Pine .strccl which investigation disclosed had. been stolen in Hot Springs. G. B. Stewart, white man, was arrested by Sgl. Porlorficld of the state police, Sheriff Hill and City Policemen Parsons in possession of a 1941 Chevrolet reported stolen from Houston, Texas, January 11. Stewart was placed in the county jail to await extradition by Texas authorities. '/'w P r 1 r7 M !? ns Ass0(:i <rted Press ___ '—Means Newsoaoer Enterorlse Ass'n. PRICE 5C COPY Steel Wage-Price Formula Dye Today, and Bureau Shakeup Forthcoming Test of Atom Bomb on Warships May Be Clue to America's Next War By FRANK I. WELLER " a modern naval attack force Washington, Feb. 11 —(/P)—Vice a modern naval attack force of everything from battlewagons to landing barges won't prove anything to the board" The first bomb will be exploded in the air. In July a second test, with an atom bomb placed on the sea surface, will be made against ships of Ihe target fleet which survive the first test. "...«.,. * t *^, * [mil,,, ci Liui_-ai.iuii tjL Sor'H" 1 !imc, "not this year," the what we can find to replace or : nvy .says, an atom bomb will be mnl, n ,v,r,,. n ~rt nn <; !„„,, „__ d( , op , eve j to c]ele .. I|line Admiral W.H.P. Blandy, who will direct the Pacific alom bomb tests, says they may prove the U. S. should prepare immediately against another war. He said in an interview: "In these tests it is not a question of what atom bombs can destroy. It is, rather, a question of « By RAYMOND LAHR Washington, Feb. 11 — (UP) — President Truman is about ready to announce simultaneously a formula for settling the steel strike and a new personnel setup for directing national wage-price policy, the White House said today. Presidential Press Secretary Charles G. Ross said the announcements "conceivably" could come loday. They are expected to include formal confirmation of the elevation of Price Chief Chester Bowles to head of the Office of Economic Stabiliazition. Bowles would succeed the pres- , we did in this war. "One thing is sure in my mind make more effective our land, sea ,. .. , .. ... u,. ul j IL.-VCI iu and air forces if our test ships arc : ii>de: waU-r blast .effect blown out of the water." He explained: "If these tests should prove that a potential future enemy using atom bombs could blast ouv fighting fleets from the surface of the sea, we should be prepared to build them back — and as fast as mass-production and assembly- lines would permit. "Of course, that is if we decide the navy's job is to control the sea in;the future as it has in the past —if we think we need a navy to transport troops and supplies and weapons and destroy enemy surface and undersea craft. "I do not presume to predict what these tests will determine. My job is Io run the show —and turn my reports of actual performance over to the evaluation board which will make the decision. "Maybe the tests will devastate our whole tesl fleet of 97 ships. I do not know. Maybe this single bomb dropped from army air planes next May on what we call ent OES chief, John C. Collet, and would be succeeded as OPA boss by Chairman Paul Porter of the n Federal Communications Commis- ' U sion. aaa ±rsri»™r<; our naval designs, ordnance, tac- . u "'. lea &teel workers (CIO), tics and strategy. Could be it will A i hl j* press conference Hoss say we no longer would be safe in m ?°<r tn e first White House ad- occupying attack points as near mission that "certain personnel enemy land, air and sea bases as changes are in prospect." He we did in this war. would add no details." \^l««- Ltllllg, »0 O Ul 1^ JH 1IIJ 11 111 JU * *>J AV/J. .3 1. GVil. JJ1 l^-CO, WlltSl 1 ClllU. — the tests will show whether we if a steel settlement is announced, need more or less navy. Person- there will be a full explanation of ally, I never expect to live long all the mathematics entering into enough to see this country not need it," Ross said. a powerful surface fleet — and dam ' ' u iiuwenui sunuce iieei—ana aam- xvuss sum an me announcements mit don't say I'm a guy who advo- would be made at the same time cales any bigger land, sea and air because, "naturally, all these power than we need to defend our- things are related." colwnc A1 flint, (rV-i if if '*«* selves. seives. .fiHnuugri H is conceivaoie tne "All I say is — if these atom announcements will come today, bomb tests show that we could be Ross added that he did not ac- whipped in a war to save ourselves tually know just when they would, such as this last one we oueht tc be made. In Baltimore, meanwhile, Van Bittner, close associate -of CIO such as this last one we ought tc make preparation right now for armament factories and weapons we need to protect us. "That goes for all arms and all !rvirpK " services. to Begin Here Tuesday The Boys Seoul annual financial drive will be launched wilh a kickoff breakfast for canvassers at 7 o'clock Tuesday morning at Hotel Barlow i-aragouici, reo. 11 — W) — Tile Harold Moore. Scout executive body of Mrs. Clarence Hampton, Irom Texarkana, will allend the 50, of Paragould was found hang Canvassers for C. of C, Are Named,/ Two teams of workers will launch Hope Chamber of Commerce's expanded membership drive at 8:30 o'clock Wednesday morning from the city hall. Workers who - will call on business firms for new membership pledges: Ed Thrash, Beryl Henry. Cecil Dennis, Olie Olsen, Donald Moore, Roy Crainc, Louie Carlson. Workers who will call on present members for an increase over their 1945 pledges: Lyman Armstrong, Martin Pool, Dick Watkins, A. B. Patton, George Peck, Syd McMath, Henry Haynes, Roy Anderson, Earl Clifton, Lylo Brown, Roy Craine, Homer Thomas, Frank Douglas. Bob Franklin, Albert Graves, Tom McLarty, Carson Lewis, Bill Wray, Claude Tillary, Robert LaGrone, Hollis Luck, Dorsey McRae, Remmel Young. A. H. Slonequist, Herbert Burns, E. P. Young, Ed Thrash, Charles Wylie. ' WOMAN HANGS SELF Paragould, Feb. 11 — (JP)— The ing from a rafter in a wodshcd here last night, Members of her family said she had been in poor health. Survivors include her husband, a daughter and two sons. High Court Washes Hands of Homma Washington, Feb. 11 — (#>)— The Supreme court refused today to intervene in Manila proceedings in which Japanese Lt. General Masa haru Homma was convicted as a war criminal and sentenced to be shot. Homma sent petitions by air mail from Manila asking the high court to take him out of the hands of the military. He also asked review of the refusal by the Philip pines supreme court to grant him a writ of habeas corpus. Homma's petitions were similar to those sent earlier by the con victed Japanese General Tomoyuki Yamashita. The court last Monday rejected all of Yamashita's contentions and General Douglas MacAr thur has ordered he be hanged. The court based its rejection of Homma's petition on the decision in the Yamashita case. Justices Murphy and Rutledge dissented Io today's decision, as they did in last weeks' 62 decision in the Yamashita action. Murphy said "a procession of judicial lynchings, without clue pro cess of lay may now follow," as the result of the Supreme court's ac lion in Ihc Homma and Yamashita cases. Rulledge voted that he agreed with Murphy's views and also wrote a separate dissent . Hal Boyle Says 6-Hour Jaunt in British Air Transport Makes You Yearn for Luxury The State Police Soy: Slalifcties show that sixty per cent of all traffic deaths occur after dark. The safe driver reduces speed after sundown. Jap Occupation Zone Opened to Wives on May 1 Tokyo, Feb. U —(UPI— Gen. Douglas MacArthur announced today that the Japanese occupation /.one would be opened to army wives and families on or about May 1 and expressed hope that Congress would provide free transportation for all ranks. Prospective immigrants were warned that/living conditions in Japan at 'present were not "comparable to those in continental America." "Those whi) come," the supreme Allied, commander said, "will represent a type of pioneer reminiscent of the pioneer days of our own west. "Just as those Mays developed Ihe best i'rolni American womanhood, so it is believed the wives of our officers and soldiers will welcome the opportunity of sharing the hardships, with their husbands. 1 ' Editor's Nolo: Hal Boyle has jusl completed a six months lour of the Orient and is now en roulo Io Europe Io revisit the balllcfields there before returning Io the Uniled States). By HAU BOYLE Rangoon, Feb. 11 — (#>»—- Air travel is still the only dependable way of moving around quickly in Ihe Orient. Boat schedules are slow and sluggish. Flying to Europe on Royal Air Force planes, however, isn't like travelling in luxury passenger models in Ihe United Stales. Il is the difference between riding in a freight car and a Pullman car. The planes are old battleworn, lease-lend Dakolas used for cargo as well as passenger haul. They have aluminum or canvas "bucket" seats and after six jolting hours aloft, you can hear your bones creak as you climb out at each halt. We hear beautiful legends of plushlined planes that operate from Karachi, India, to London. Bul we feel thai these reports are just hay before the donkey Io keep il plodding on . Tnere are still more- military than civilian passengers, but the man who pays his own fare is beginning Io gel belter treatment instead of being regarded as something of a nuisance, \yhich was often his fate in wartime. The British are making a real effort to keep up the prestige of their airlines ;ind they give fuve- paying passengers more considera- I lion than formerly when a traffic jam develops. ' Yel at each relay point you have to go before a new priorities board and squabble hard to keep from being lost in the shuffle If you don't argue and put vip a good case for yourself you may be stuck at any point for a week. There are slill more people who want to ride by plane than there are planes in service to them. carry Americans are popular in Siam. The overflow of Siamese goodwill for Americans results from Ihe lenient position the United States government took toward Siam's puppet subserviecncy to Japan during the war. The British were tougher, and got something for being tougher. If they are worried because they aren't as well liked now by the Siamese they don't show it. Because of an outbreak of smallpox and cholera in Bangkok we weren't permitted to go from the airfield into the city. Passengers^ who hadn't been vaccinated were forced to remain there 48 hours and gel their arms scratched. My medical certificate cleared nie — I've been vaccinated live times for smallpox in less than four years — but whoever handled the luggage at Bangkok failed to clear_ my baggage and left it off .... first time in 100,000 miles of travel overseas (hat) 1 hadn't personally loaded my bag on plane, train or boat. "Just trundle on out the plane. It was th to the plane," said the RAF transportation officer "I'll see your luggage is aboard. My job, you know." But at Rangoon another passenger and I found the obliging transportation officer had neglected to pill Olll DctgS 13 DO 3 ret, 4~jvonv, A. tu, 4i ~~\n t i\ d 11 \fi liiUJ, Hero 1 am stuck in darkest Truman Dyer, 51, Mountain Home, Burma with one shirt and one pair Ark., attorney, was killed yester of pants — I've got them on and there's no ready made clothing available ' ' — . . and, Cario. The president's announcements, when they come, are expected' to provide steel price increases which • rl.-. i.,iir,i i-ifnci offooi tnuviuc oicci jjrite increases wnicn i "Could be'• snirf AHmini RHn the administration hopes will lead V . ,?,^r J?. e J,..JPl < ? A d _ ni J'?L Bla _ n - to termination of the threc^week .1 As for steel prices, "when and , . Ross said all the announcements . Although it is "conceivable" the President Philip Murray, told more than 3,000 steel workers that a ' strike victory was nea'r. He said an 18 1-2 cent hourly wage in- " crease was just around'the corner. Informed sources said the final problem before Mr. Truman .was , whether the recorrnnended $5 a'torL price increase should .apply only to ' basic carbon steer products or all steel products. There was some belief it would apply only to carbon steel. Some quarters saw a ; possibility' that the industry might reject the more limited increase , on : grounds /.' it would not cover the president's,* proposal .for.: an 18 1-2"cent,Ko'urly-" raise for the 750,000 steel workers. ' The union has accepted the proposal. In event of a rejection, it was said, the government would be compelled to give serious consideration to seizing the gigantic industry to resume the flow of fabri- , eating materials to reconverting > industries , Hopes remained high, however, that the industry would accept Mr Truman's price increase proposal and immediately conclude an" agreement with the USW Ratifi- ' cation by the union could be obtained this, week to permit a return to work starting next Monday, four weeks to the day after the walkout began It was uncertain whether the price announcement would be accompanied by either issuance of a new government wage-price policy or the anticipated personnel shakeup in which Price Chief Chester Bowles would become director of economic stabilization Bowles,- one of the strongest advocates of a firm "hold the line" policy on prices, reportedly would be succeeded as OPA chief by Chajrman Paul Porter of the Federal Communications Commission. Porter formerly was OPA's rent boss and also is an advocate of a firm price policy. Under the shake-up, John W Snyder would remain as director of war mobilization and reconver- sion but with no further powers over prices. Bowies' authority would stem directly from the president Judge John C .Collet, present stabilization administrator, would return to his post as federal district judge in Missouri. He is now on leave. The magazine Broadcasting, authoritative weekly in the radio industry, said Porter's successor as FCC head may be Commissioner iv K. Jett or Charles R. Denny of Washington, D. C. Speculation also touched on the names of J. Leonard Reinsch, radio director of the Democratic National Committee and George Burbach, a Republican by politics, who is manager of station KSD at St. Louis. Reinsch is director of radio stations in Dayton, O Atlanta, Ga., and Miami, Fla., which are owned by former Gov. James M. Cox of Ohio. \J ' Rioting Continues Third Straight Day in Cairo, Egypt Cairo, Feb. 11 —(UP)— Rioting aroke out afresh in the heart of Cairo today, the third straight day of violence touched off by student demonstrations against British policy in Egypt. Stone-throwing students and police armed with staves clashed in the center of the cily. First reports said nothing of casualties Elsewhere in Egypt, police reported from the Nile delta area to have opened fire on anti-British demonstrators in Alexandria and the agricultural towns of Mansoura and Shebin El Kom . •o- ATTORNEY KILLED Leslie, Feb. 11 —(/1 Nathanial ., , r day when his automobile left Highway 65 and plunged into a creek - ., C*UC= V1U HI" »•!•«,• «u wtivt tJivm^VV* XI4 \.\t CV 14 Vt tt. between Shanghai le ; ar here. Survivors include his wife and six daughters.

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