Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on February 21, 1946 · Page 1
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iM&*4g&*llfcAMM>M$afe*>$*9*S W*** I >o§e Six Winds Code Invalid, Says Navy Witness Washington. Feb. 19— (UP)— Col. Robert Schukraft, 1941 signal intelligence officer, told Congress' .Pearl Harbor Investigating Committee today that he saw a Japanese "winds" messase several days before the a tack on Pearl Harbor, but immediately determined that the message was not authentic. He said that the message was, low the proper pattern of the codes Set by the Japanese to inform their attaches throughout the world that hostilities were about to commence. Schukraft said he had been informed that the navy considered it Authentic. He did not think it was authentic because it did not include a weather phrase five times in the proper sequence. He said that the h message was transmitted by morse code? rather than voice broadcast as planned Originally by the Japanese. He added that the words "east wind rain," code, for a diplomatic break! with the United States, were not in- 1 eluded. Capt. L. I 1 . Safford. navy decoding chief, previously testified that the words "war with Britain, war With the United States, peace with Russia" had been written on the copy of a "winds" message that he saw. Schukraft said it was h his "impression" that some handwriting Was on the dispatch, but he could not-remember what it was He told the committee a "pilot message" setting up the code came to his attention on Dec .6. and that the message was "so important" that the army signal intelligence office was reopened after being closed for the day. •The witness agreed with previous army and navy officers apnearing before the committee, who considered a "winds" execute "was not so important" after it HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Could Victoria Reign 63 Years with Stomach Ulcer Pains? England's beloved Queen could hard'y have reigned so wisely for 3 years and remained so hale and hearty had she suffered stomach ulcer pains. Don't ignore your sufferings. Try Udga for relief of ulcer and sromach pains, indigestion, aas pains for heartburn, burnirg sensation, bloat and other conditions caused by excess acid Get a 25c box of U.1ga Tablets from your druggist. First dose must convince or re- MONF? X BACK S ° nd Set DOUBt - E YOUR John P. Cox Drug company and drug Stores everywhere. —~Adv CRESENT DRUG STORE . •' "•"' • • Can - Supply . . You With Remedies and supplies for FARM ANIMALS TEXAS COLLEGE HEUP3 VET Portable hutments which were ' " ° Phone 600 For Animal VACCINES MEDICINES SYRINGES NEEDLES learned that Japanese consuls were burning their codes. The committee was scheduled to wind up its cruestioning of presently scheduled witnesses tomorrow It then will start work un its report. It may be necessary, however, to recall witnesses or schedule new ones later on to fill in gaps in the report. Committee members were told last night by Capt. Edwin T. Layton, fleet intelligence officer in Hawaii at the time of the attack, that this country's national security had been harmed bv the disclosure that enemy codes" hud been broken. Models Depict BaHle of Midway fT n '" n *'&F n r n vm —-"Trwr— ——.-- . .. ,,,, —.__- . Film The Outlaw' Ordered Banned Memphis Censor by Memphis, Tenn., Feb. 19 —(*Pi— The film "The Outlaw" has been banned in Memphis. Claiming that it has "too much shooting in it to be a good example for boys and girls," Lloyd T. Binford, cnairman of the censor board, rubber-stamped it out of Shelby county. Binford, who banned '-The Southerner" and "Brewster's Millions " said, "Why, only today I read in the paper where some boy killed his own father after getting the idea from something he had seen !in.the movies. We can't ha«<; out children going around shooting people." fa Tom Waller, .publicity manager for United Artists, declared in New iork that the action was "noth-1 mg much to bc concerned about"! VN-oHcr said the Memphis board i changed its opinion about "The i Southerner" after the Atlanta con-1 ?u r ? fPP-"P v 2 r -i it. nnd "I just heard! that the Atlanta board now has approved "The Outlaw," so let's see what happens. ' Two simple steps in Improving the LOOKS ...boosting VITALITY! Designed to aid future students of sea action by filling in phase* missed by on-the-spot photography because of weather conditions" smoke, or darkness, detailed models of famous engagement--- havs been designed by Norman Bel Gcddes and Company according l» official descriptions and photographed. Photo -i-rove shows Baltic of Midway at 133S (1:36 p. m.), June B, 19-12, MS first torpedo pa«es under U S.S. Hammann, a destroyer tUonfiiidc, m strike aircraft currier U.S.S. Yorktown while second breaks bach of destroyer, i.Official U. S. N:,vy Photo from Acrnei Girl s CfTTIfJG VAlUi out of the food you eat is YOUR No. 1 HEALTH PROBLEM whether you eat 500 or 2,000 pounds yearly. To do this, medical science says, you must have an ade- jquate supply of natural stomach DIGESTIVE JUICES, and RICH, RED-BLOOD must be present. SSS Tonic may help you jjet both if this is your trouble, without organic complication Ot focal infection, as these two important results enable you to make use of the food as Nature intended. Thus you gee fresh .vitality...pep...do your work better...become animated,., more attractive! SSS Tonic has helped millions... you can stare today... at drug stores in 10 and 20 02. sizes. e S.S,S. Co. •UHD STgaOY HEALTH and t,,p 5TAIWART • StEADY • STRONG helps build STURDY HEALTH Found Near ! Chic-i!«p. Feb. liJ-i/P.-Tho arms |t:'i;in the body of a young gj.-i be- il.cvud to he Suzanne Dc ; «nti;i (i 'di.Tirl Killed ,, nc j dismembered' ' .M.I 7 \\P t> ound today in a iai,n ,li tniLc block:; from the ; c;;nan home. / 11 ot .-i paiis of the little «iiT.s ocu i i i lero'crcu the night of '•L !. di a;jiiig in four sewer catch •i in 1 - " in,n i">o blocks of the i di cc ot hn parents, Mr. and >n Kmii s f Ut'gni-,n, at 5!)4:i f : 101 f f\ \ i uc f'l Ciiu.1,40', must extensive ' 'i ' i it Jo, thi. fiendish killer v L it H a ii, ei t crews, policc- IK " fin-rnrn and neighbors ( chca alleys ..eweis and every u LI possible place for the arm's •t the little victim. Tnt. a rr > found today were lo- atfd Lv C'onn lo'uvealth Edison ompany workmen in ,;i manhole- in Noi-th Broadway, 100 feet north of Hollywood avenue, while they . v.-c-ic searching an underground electric service- conduit for a pow'•:T leakage. Trie- kidnaper of Suzanne. who : '---ft a $2'i,0(j() ransouie note, has . oliidfd a KL-arch tlia: included .-,11 ; ' ie- to;, (jiliciuls, of the city's jaw M--i-:!oic-ejner:t agencies, plus the iscic-nlilic aid of Ihe- FBI labra- i lories in Washington. ; r.vo-th:rcjs of the fincks' outfield of M.i.ii. when they coped the soul'i- -e:-n pe-nna.-it — Lincl.sey Ueal and •I..-.') i\ I oiau.-ni-:amp. Tnree 01 last : .-i'-Haon's fly-cha.sx-i.s o.o due- oack ! tOO. • _ Manager Willis Hucllin also iia.s • i 1 ix-cicit- Hancock, a crack shortstop, back f:-o::-. .-ierviee- to lean will) Mi-ii M;vi-i n: :, :uft y double 1'J :i> '.Tjinb!ii;!t:i,M wilich Hud c->:- . (.'.e-U lo ,,!;:> ha-.-'n: wiili leni-ue i (.-•••old.-;. And he ijeliovc-s .Joe Uau- mai,. ;i:: ex-se-rvice- Ijascballe-r. \vili i.'^a u.g iin;jj uvt. nn-i-t at I'M-SI. T::e Travtioi-.s still ^ic s.v,it f) f 1 -':ili;'.:.-. -iu:fi \- -il !'• : n. '...;, : ,u! : -.e- b:.t an:J in the pitching denart- :1K '" 1 - ;| - ' C! .. C(J un: •,,•,. ,'u r,-- suits ( ,f tl,,. dul/s i.r;;d'i:i'! and scouting activitie? are in " Arkansas Sportettes , winter d'-iil:; and other develop|'i-'-M:: - ti-at '.h,. Link- Hot-k Trav- uer.s Iroi'l ofik-r- i:; i,-iaking ,:i :;in; ivre -.-!'!'•,'•• to niei'l !he demands of Ark.-ii: .-:.<:•. Ian:, .(,:• a v.-:nning c-ntrv ;i-i I'll- S"i:|h(T", Asscrialion. : H'--u-!!i!!i,;.; the hnl-stovo ;ji.-ti\-ilv jv.'t-rr- lecent deals which j-t-turned World Trade Parley Called by UNO London, Feb. 19 --iVI 1 )— The United Nations economic and social council, concluding its initial London session ,has agreed to summon an international trade conlcr- incc for the latter narl of HMO juid to hold its next meeting in New York on May 25. Last of the'Unitecl Nations bodies to adjourn, the council appointed committees last night to start work immediately on the trade conference, the refugee problem, control ot narcotics, and relations with such specialized agencies as the world federation of trade unions, i t.ii- American Federation of Labor I and the international cooperative] alliance. Countries named on the commit-1 lee to prepare for the trade con- H-renee. originally proposed by the I United Slates .were Australia,' Bel-! ilium, t, u x e m b o u r g Brazil : Canada. China. Cuba. C/echo-: -Slovakia. France, India, Nether- ' lands. New feiland. Peru Po- j land. Great .Britain, Russia, the United States, Yugoslavia, the So- ' viel Ukainc, , Byelorussia and ! Colombia. ! The trade conference would discuss reduction of trade- barriers establishment of an internationa'i i trade organization and inle-rnation-i •il plans tor increased employment Washington Dy JACK STINNETT [ • (First of Two Articles) ' Washington — The covered wagons are preparing for a rendezvous again, only ih, s time they will : be Lbfs and C-47s for the pion- : ocrs of 19l(i. Destination: Alaska : Ever since the Alaskan Coast ' and the Aleutians became impor-i tant to our defense. Gls and their ofiiccrs have been bombarding i Alaskan Delegate K. L. Bartlctt- '• his predecessor . Anthony J Di- i mond. and the Department of the i Interior with questions about on-i portunilies in Alaska. So far. obstacles in the way of; pioneering in-Alaska have been loo i great to be overcome- by the aver-i age individual. The expense- -f j-et- i tint! there alone is considerable i l.io additional expenses of main-! | ecnance, housinc- and tr:-n.spor- ; ' lation while one "looks .around"! U. S. Newspaper Becomes Jap Souvenir A> •* •$& , ^>;<v*>V,i <£> ^^^•?%^ , ^ x:V,:** : ••:',;;^\*^. : '.-.4^-&^>'<J'^-viV;.-:-,; : ''v • •* : ''$&£'&i •-'' ^P^£^>iM"lii& Pictured above is one of Ihe most popular souvenirs now boin« sold throughout Japan-a silk handkerchief on which is reproduced the front pane of the Selina, Ala., Times-Journal of Sept 2, 1B4S . carrying the story of Japan's surrender. Illiislratinc the s'loTy is V layout showing C'.en. Mac-Arthur rind Old Glory win-in'" over i map of Japan, prepared by NKA Service. Su:>e-nmpo:;ed on Iho paper is Mainichi, n Japane.se newspaper, carrying photos of Miie-Arthur. , , - VL ' m '- s - it-kes. writing recently (in! , V s Wot -' k Maga/.inei again 'cried i '• sll;lme "'at we -hadn't done more i !" , lm . something more than i L '° bllllon dollars off the cream j < niltl ' ! '«l resources in the ti-rri- ! • l '- v which wo paid less than! :io \' en r " K ' ;l h)' 11 million dollars. 1 . Alil - ska '* our, last great frontier! 'V 1 um , cm I )L ' (1 natural resources. Be- j tore the last thunder of the bombs 1 e;ul IIarljO1 ' has died, the Hn-i wanan 'H;'|nls will he a;; p:>|n:loi:x. i possibly over-populated. ;us man - v ot tlu - - sta t^- Tim Philippines :ii '° •'' i "" K bi)ck lu lll( ' il ' l"-'"l'!e and ! )mn ' lst> lo «<-' an economic pmb- °, r yc '"''' s to t ' OMU '- I'uerlo Uh-o ncvel ' has , |JL ' 0 " "".vthing but an ecu Questions and Answers ln,,e are un . .,.^:~) vllil1 ; "' c ' others names for bikini Atoll, where warships will »} ; . l ,;'- s|c(l »"dL'r atom bombs in A—The Japs called it Pikinni. and Ihe Germans. who held i' prior lo World War I, called ii Eschholtz. Q—Does the British House of Commons meet in the re-i-ulai Commons Hall'.' A—No. because of bomb dam- a;:(.- Cammons meets in the House ol l.oi'ds and (lie Lords meet in the Robin}; Room used by the Kim- and gut-en for coronation;; and opening of Parliament. icrcjniay become the great crossroads outjol the world's skyways. It mif;ht request-| provide many jobs Q--\Vho is the nation's voutiKcsl governor'.' ' h i.s1«T t:lli!i Anu '" - of Georgia. He eager to . y a living there. To invite an influx of persons ill equipped by temperament, physique and nuance to withstand the vicissitude? o[ Alaska would be only to increase its problems of relief and unemployment a thousandfold . Alaska's Gov. Kmest H. Grucn- :ny once said that a decent, independent living could be worked out • n t:ie territory by any man "with Ihe pioneer spirit, equipped with initiative, courage, brains, braw patienco, persistence — and some- capital. That's a whale of an order. On the other 'hand, Harold L Ickes while secretary of the interior and other officials have been singing the sons of Alaska for encourage ! is on a slow fuse !t I last for this, i bcei t.'ie covered wagons" for a re-nclev.vous for States' last great pitmc-e-rim 1 ,rel; (Tomorrow: Veterans Co-Op) Barbs By HAL COCHRAN Several thousand woman's wear buyers gathered in Chica;-,, We hope they had better luck t'h'aii the- Mrs. has had. Anger dies quickly with a »ond i,p"'r7 CXCC ' " ^ le ' S goua ;llul Tellers in a Minnesota town set up stands and served. fried cakes and collee to firemen who were battling a blaze in Iheir ban'; t' rom dou.uh to doughnut:;. Hei'.rinK yourself paged in a lakes you feel almost a.- wish you were. Q—Js there a Bikini Island" A--U-S. part of Bikini Aloll, site ol I lie atom bomb tests on war- snips. Bikini Island is about two ' m j, „ ,"• ilncl most of the atoll 1 * I 100 Polynesians live there. t Q—May a bank be sued for nol honoring a check? A—Yes. Wednesday, February 20, 1946 Russians Assert They Lost 632,253 of Hunger in Siege Nuernberg, Feb. I!) —-f/Pi—So- viet prosecutors told ihe Miler- natioiial mililary liiVanal lo- day thai (>:i2,2f>;i , i'.,idv.-!ii« t.f Leningrad perished of nungcr during Ihe !IOl)-d: y siege of Russia's sceoi.d hiriiest • city by the German iinny. An additional 10,7-17 were reported slain and more than ,'W 000 wounded by artillery fire mid air bombardment. At the height of the siege, the daily ration of bread — (he only available food — dropped lo about a fifth of an ounce, the Russians said . 4-Mi!lion-Dollar Veterans 7 Hospital Proposed for L. R. Little Rock, Feb. 1!) ~. (lV> ~ The 1947 appropriation bill for the Veterans Administration includes a ?4,011,203 item for a proposed veterans hospital here, VA manager James A. Winn has announced. Possible sites were inspected recently by VA representatives from Washington. TJic Little Rock regional VA of- lice has negotiated contracts with four state and private hospitals for use of beds by veterans with service-connected disabilities when no VA beds are available. The agency is altcnptuiK to negotiate, similar contracts with other Arkansas hospitals, Winn said. Little Rock, Feb. l(j —M— u s enuini'CM's here today were to opeii bids for clearance- of -1.000 acres of land in the reservoir area of Blue Mountain dam on Petit Jean river, \ell county. f>r, miles south- cast of Fort Smith. Too, Fed On "CERTAIN DAYS" Of The Month? If ferrmle functional monthly ells- turlmnct-s mnke you feel nervous wcnk, cranky—at such times—try famous Lytlln E. Plnklmm's Vegetable Compound to relieve such symptoms. Taken Umiout tho month—Plnk- nain s Compound helps build up resistance ayixinat sticli distress. It's nlso n great stomachic tonic. There nro positively no bplntes In Plnkhnm s Compound. It's made irom Mother Nature's own wholesome roots nnd herbs plus Vitamin Bi. Plnkhnm's Compound HELPS NA- TOHE! Thousands upon thousands of girls and women report benefit! LYDIA E. PINKHAM'S , Hearing yourself SSS"V'6,-,S,f5;^E!,-i KS """ |k "«-' re" Tl • UlC fo " owi " B comment j J ^__^ F _.^__^ 'The football situation looks' okay now, but the Ra/orbacks seem to bc sliping in basketball " "Slipping in basketball" at Arkansas means not winning an undisputed Southwest Conference ch.-unp.onship. and a 'bright football situation" means a chance of Setting out of the cellar. ST^T" ? Loosen blartchoads. CAUTION: U^^Ts*^ DO YOU NEED CASH? We will loon you money on Sin ' FumifUTrG ' Livc *tock, etc., or if your™« nocd" l-^SSoVe 6 ?! Se7 on dt°c r c7in f Hopo H A?kans U a:. ^ Lai-ye-: i iiiir.l'.o-- i;f en! ranis ; n a;; Arkansas AAU men's naski-t-' '••'ill totn-iia.-T.enl was 19 la.st yea'r •r cl l;ic rr.-cord i.s certain lo faM next month. ; Knti-y foim.s have he-en mailed 'o '•'-•> levins throi.-Khoiit the- st'Ue a-iri about five moi e organization;,; :aro expected to rer|ii(>sl"l'orms." "l Ihe deadline for entering t!ie | ii'..-et is Ton. 'il. Tournev plav v'ill boyin March -1. i Saturd-iv nighr s Carsdun-Pipc ,Bh;:-f sel-ro at Pine Bluff is be-in- i . oill(-d a:, the game which will de . Vfiii-ne whether the Panthers or Little- Rock's Timers will win the Ar.-.;:i:s;is hiiji school conference l.-:..-;:;"!b;^] crown. But Can;den has o de-J 1 ! \\i\th tnii^h Te-xarkana in a • uoubleheaNMer thi.s afternoon and to- i-i::;.'t. a reft there are those souls i w.-!(/;,• prcdidl the Panthers may , ^lui-yMhj^Jic-Ktire another sunrise. ; '•"'•' ' ' :> '"('V ,slr.:-s c.l tin- defunct Arkansas-Mis.*.uri L'.-ai:i;e arc- in .[r.i.inn}; with (he St. Louis lirowns. I''e.iL-r Claicncc illooksi loll for- inr-j-ly chunked will, SiioaMi Spi:i-.;s ; ••••-i\ O'.:i!ie|;!ei- Bernard t Ha nicy i Lutx is- an old Fayeitevilk- favorite. 1 Time change's* a lot of things, so Join us...Have a Coke ,., refreshment adds a lift to lunch */ Company always makes mealtime more fun. Food and friendliness just naturally belong together. And there's no friendlier keynote for lunch than the cheery invitation Have a Co\e. It says We're not only here to eat but to enjoy it. Ice-cold Coca-Cola makes lunchtime friendly refreshment time ... a real occasion for the friendly pause. BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE COCA-COIA COMPANY 6Y HOPE COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO. Phona 392 , . second and Louisiana Sis. = Coca-Cola |"Coca-Cola" and its abbreviation TCoke" are the registered trade. 11 marks which distinguish the prod- Juct of The Coca-Cola Company. .© 1744 The C C Co.,, -® Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by Tho Editor Alex. H. Washburn Plight of Britain Strong Measures for a Tough World ; Great lirilain's sprawling empire s tiiue-h in the news today-all it it uau news. The British are at odds with /HUissia on world policy, and British troops are clashing with mutinous JiKian sailors at Bombay, and iiKhuiiH Egyptian rebels in Cairo, ihcse are reslle.ss times, and Ihe British empire the symbol of And yet any Americans to dodge is grim responsibility ' . l - •--' ..iiv. ..J IIII.H.II \)L ,'natii.s t|uo throughout much of the non-white world is the natural target for revolt. Only a very rash American would imagine his country could do better than the British —in fact, he would be foolish lo win I our country to have any part ...... Ihe srcatc'Kl of these 'quarrels—lhal with Hussia—direct- ly affects us, whether we like it or nol. For at Yalta, and at confer- cnecs before, America, Britain and HiiNsia cnlercu into a world partnership which is the foundation of lhal peace- buildiiiK the United Na- ur'i 1 ? Or « ! . lnii '- iltio ' n is tI- yhiK lo creel. Wilhoul ihe will and manpower and KUIIS ot Ihe Big Three the UNO outfit is just another bunch of talkers. There is a disposition on the part of loo man t-vhal this t ( , , u; means. For one thing, 'Tt'"means •each of Ihe Bi« Three must keep its defenses up. The revolt goiiiK mj all over ihe rest of Ihe world tells you pretty plainly what could happen i^vcn in the polite parlors Three conlercnees should .he contracting parties get the idea thai cither or both of the others was washed up as a fighting unit. 1 did not like today's news story j^from Washington reporting that the iongrcss is looking hungrily toward « i( nebulous plan to forbid peacetime conscription in all nations— instead of solving America's national defense problem alone. Just before we went to press Mr Truman issued a statcmenc saying lie did not think il practicable to appeal for world-wide prohibition of the draft. An unpopular slaiement, in some 'luartcrs—but certainly varnished truth. Hope 47TH YEAR: VOL. 47—NO. 1 10 Star WEATHER FORECAST Arkansas—Partly cloudy, Warmed this afternoon and tonight. Friday lair and mild. Truman Will Not Withdraw Pauley's Name By JAMES E. ROPER Washington, Feb. 21 —(UP) — President Truman today reiterated his support for Edwin W. Paulcy whom he nominated to bc undersecretary of navy. Paulcy's chances of confirmation were skidding rapidly downhill lo- day as the Senate naval affairs committee probed his oil dealings Mr. Truman asked whether he intended lo withdraw the Paulcy nomination in view of a demand by Sen. Tom Stewart, D., Tenn. that he do so. Mr. Truman said so. "Ihen Paulcy still has your full support?" he was asked. ies, the president said. He explained lhal when he gels behind a man he stays behind him. This has been Mr. Truman's position consistently since his nomination of Paulo;- provoked the current controversy in Congress. Senate Republicans made no effort to hide (heir enjoyment of the discomfiture Pauley's nomination has brought the administration. Stewart's statement marked the first public break in democratic ranks, and look on added signifi- rISSSSSS 1 Star of HODS. 1899: Press. 1927 Consolidated Januarv 18. 1929. HOPE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1946 a powerful bchind-lhc'-sccncs figure. Reps. Jerry Voorhis and Chct Mutineers Seize 9 British Warships and Threaten to Turn Their Guns on Bombay Bombay, Feb. 21 —(/I 1 ) —British troops and striking seamen of the Koyal Indihn Navy battled near the Bombay waterfront today while warcraft of the mutineers meancu- vcrcd in the harbor. Bloody civllan riots broke out in the heart of the city tonight. Police fired repeatedly on street mobs after failing to break them up with lathis. Spectators said there were many casualties. Three street cars and three buses were hailed and set afire after the passengers were forced out. Gas lights were extinguished and ,in Ihe confusion, rioters smashed Windows and a theater display case and oolcd some jewelry shops and rcs- lauranls. Bombay, Feb. 21 —(/P)— Striking indian naval scman trained the guns of a flotilla of warcraft on Bombay tonight after a day of fighting between troops and sca- ncn ashore which one navy enlist 0 200 casualties. Naval enlisted men barricaded in castle barracks, a naval establishment in the castle section in the heart of the downtown area were bcscigcd by British Tommies and Indian troops. The troops had ordcrcs to quell what the Indian navy's flag officer called a "state of open mutiny." There were reports a truce ended the fight at Castle Barracks shortly before 5:30 p.m. (7 a.m. Eastern Standard Time;, but gunfire still echoed through the city at 11 p.m. Nine warcraft held by the strikers maneuvered into battle pisition in the harbor as the troops and barricaded seamen exchanged rifle and machincgun fire. The estimate of 200 seamen killed or wounded came from an enlisted rating who said he had escaped from the barracks. There was no official announcement of casualties. -._.. »».. u . u .....*,•• u 11 «„ j i » v j VIIIIOL* L c I o U f U L IC o od man said had cost the strikers I Continued on Page Foui Admiral Dies as Car Runs Off Ferry to r^UI/connm^g^^ma: g^^PacifiJ'liurii/thc 1 'war, wal lions. Secretary of the Navy James V. Forrcstal didn't help Paulcy much, if any. Forrcstal presented a lengthy statement to the Senate Naval Affairs Committee hearing on Paulcy's nomination, but failed - - to ask for confirmation of the man the un- who would hold the second-highest By JAMES THRASHER ;) The Many and the Few 11 is obvious that a minute fraction at the country's population, strike in a m; • • • ] job in the department. Forrcstal did not actively - oppose Paulcy. He left it up to the committee to settle "the serious ir- ;;uc raised by the charge thot P«V .Milry's population, on ley in a conversation w iajor industry, has n signed Secretary of the IIPIl/'O fill tnn ti-iiif\n. l llir., i_i T r i , , influence on the national Therein lies much of organized labor's strength, when wisely used. And that strength has been used, wisely " drowned today when the automobile he was driving plunged overboard from n Norfolk-Portsmouth ferry on the Norfolk side of the Elizabeth river. Admiral Wilkinson, who recently had been attached to the joint chiefs o£, ( staff in Washington, D.C.. was'awarded the Gold Star in lieu .q£,.a secijnd Distinguished Service 1 "" J '~ 1 '- January, 1945, for his ae- as commander of ...............^.jibious Force, Third ;:>Eartier he was awarded a —... foi\ service as commander of amphtbio\usv, forces in the- Solomon Harold L. Ickcs) undertook,,' sl ' \ islands campaign in the South Pa me latter to lend himself;,.. M jM-'fic. i. 4 !?:Y.' l !:. nnfi ,. of P°»Ucal. intluP*' 1 ' M6 His wif4, Mrs. Catherine Wilkin return for campaign ..- T , M rs - Catherine Wilkin••<n, who escaped from the car and rescued;), by ferry employes, Jfiough it did not have a ma •kodCrDomo scindol ni.iir.nni r,ri-nni ,,.,.,. .,„ :„, ,: 'jjui JJoiTic- scandal. . fsband was unfa .national effect, was a'n interesting illustration o^ how greatly the many nyiy be dcppnclorU .0.11 t!if few '•' The 1 'striker's were the '3500 men who operate tugboats which bring many of New York's necessities of life from truck terminals and railroad yards in New Jersey. They constitute about five hundroclths of 1 per cent of the city's population. President Truman ordered government seizure of the tugboat industry and asked that the strikers return to their jobs. The men held A ;i mass meeting to consider the request. More than - 2000 attended, but only 710 voted. Of these, 25!) volcd to return and 4!51 elected to slay out. Continued on Page Four Job Program Launched for e Area Hop The Hope office of the U.S. Employment. Service today launched a campaign to decrease unemployment in this area through a local job deyelopmenl campaign. Carried on us a part of the statewide drive announced yesterday in Little Rock, the campaign has for its goal the maxium employment in the area through efforts of all organizations—employers, labor, veterans and civic. . , Place of the- employment service '•ii that of .a clearing house for the Area, GIMese Shrike in Protest to Russia By WALTER LOGAN Chungking, Feb. 21 — (UP) — More than 10,000 students and. 1,500 professors and teachers from 17 schools struck today in a demand for immediate withdrawal of Russian troops from Manchuria- Bitterly charging the Russians had violated the friendship treaty, Chinese-Soviet the students hoisted banners saying, "We won't nesitale to figh tanolhor war," This was the first time since the Japanese seizure of Manchuria in I9!il that a patriotic movement had developed among students on such labor needs in the Hope Herbert White-head, local USES manager, said. Because of the- large number of qualified applicants registered with the Mope office, employers can find the worker that they need for the Ihe vacancies in their establishments, regardless of the degree or nature of the skill involved. Included in the 3,000 active applicants here arc 2100 veterans of World War II, or 70 per cent of ^'lose seeking jobs. - Assistance in the campaign will be solicited from all organizations in the area served by the Hope office. Mr. Whitehead pointed out lhat maxium employment is a community problem—one lhat will tax Ihe facilities of all organizations in tho community. Because it will be impossible for Ihcm to contact all employers with- i in the- next several days, however. Mr. Whitehead has urged that all. who have or anticipate openings fin- workers call the office, phone fhe students issued a "manifesto lo the world" selling out their opinions on the Manchurian situation. These stipulated thai Russia strictly carry out terms of Ihe treaty; opposition lo any new Russian demands beyond the treaty immediate withdrawal of Russian troops; return of material looted trorn Manchuria; strict observance of cease-fire terms in Manchuria by the Communist party and that the goveniment announce actual conditions in Manchuria. The students urged that all parties "forget their selfish interests and unite lo carry the nation through the new national crisis." . borrowddllt J having by Wooden boards as covers were first abandoned in favor of paper. by the craftsmen who bound books of the printer Aldus of Venice in the Kith century. Mrs. Wilkinsoh was rescued ferry company employes. Employes of the ferry company said Ihe admiral's car was first to board the ferry at the terminal here and that it ran the entire length of the boat and plunged through the safety gates and into the water without stopping. J. F. Crofton, the diver who brought the officer's body to the surface, said he found Ilia body under the steering wheel of the car. The automobile was resting upside down "on the river bed. Mrs. Wilkinson told police she believed the brakes on the ear failed to hold. The automobile was owned by a friend and the admiral was Ihe only other passenger, she said. The 57-year-old officer, born in Annapolis and a graduate of the United Stales Naval Academy, was cited by Admiral William Hal- soy in 19-15 for his part in the Solomon island campaign as commander of amphibious forces in the South Pacific. He received the Distinguished Service Medal. During the first eight months of the war, he served as director of naval intelligence. Hope Post-office to Be Closed All Day Friday Hope Postofficc will be closed in all departments Friday, Fcb- 'rtuiry 22—Washington's birthday —Postmaster Robert M. Wilson an- aunoced today .There will bc no city or rural delivery, and no win Mrs. Isabella McCorkle to Ask 2nd Term Mrs. Isabella Onstcad McCorkle today announced she would bc a candidate for re-cleclion lo a second term as Hcmsptcad county treasurer. "It having coming lo my attention that reports arc bing circulated that I will nol be a candidate for a second term,"Mrs. McCorkle said, "I want to take this opportunity to slate that I will be. "The second term is a Democratic tradition, and I feel thai I have discharged the duties of the office of county treasurer to public satisfaction during my first term—which entitles me to consideration for the second term according to party tradition. "While I have been associated with courthouse duties for many years this is only the second elective office and salary that I have held. Most of my years spent in the public service were spent as a deputy, for wages. "Whatever experience I have gained in handling the public records and public funds I have tried to give back to the public in prompt and cheerful service. And' I am now asking re-election for the second term which is customarily given worthy office-holders." o Newsmen Reported Held by Russians By OLEN CLEMENTS t Pciping, Feb. 21 — (IP)— Reliable Chinese sources reported today that eight Americans and one Australian correspondent were held incommunicado at the Yamato hotel in Mukden for two days by Soviet authorities. They had entered that Manchurian city only this week after months of denials of pleas lo visit the region. The same sources said the correspondents now arc being taken on a conducted tour of Mukden and later likely would bc taken on a sponsored tour of Changchun, capital of Manchuria, and of Harbin before being permitted lo return to the lines of Chinese government forces. Tending to confirm the report was the sudden cancellation Wednesday, without official cx- planalion, of a scheduled marine flight to Chinhsein to pick up the correspondents stories to fly them to a communications head. Marines in Tientsin said they were informed the special plane was cancelled because Ihe correspondents' stories had not arrived in Chinhsein, as scheduled. (The American and Australian Hope Revived forG.M. Settlement By ROY J. FORREST Detroit, Feb. 21 — (UP) — Steppod-up negotiations in the General Motors strike renewed hopes for a quick/sctllcmcnt today as the 175,000-man walkout entered its fourth month. Opposing delegations, headed by GM President Charles E. Wilson and UAW Chief R. J. Thomas, for the first time scheduled an all- day session., Today's meeting was the seventh in a row, including last Sunday, since Federal Mediator James F. Dcwey reached a formula to keep Wilson and Thomas in attendance together. After five fruitless conferences, the company and union yesterday began to settle issues centering around wages, union security, promotions and transfers and local plant problems, Dewey reported. Meanwhile rival auto makers sought to replenish their steel supplies so they could get back into production. General Molors engineers were reported to have designed more efficient tools during the past three months, but these tools largely were on the drafting boards and other companies were far ahead in the actual job of reconverting their plants. Nevertheless, it will be about 30 days before most automotive companies recover from the steel shortage and get back into full production, a United Press survey indicated. Production generally was not expected to reach its peak until around June 1. Relatively few cars and trucks have been made since the end of January because of the steel and General Motors strikes. Ford Motor Company reported it would be another two weeks before steel supplies return to normal and two or three weeks afterward before assembly lines begin rolling at the River Hougc plant. Chrysler, the third member of the "big three" auto makers, has been operating on a big steel reserve built up before the strike. Packard spokesmen said it could nol resume output until 30 days after 'work was resumed in GM plants, which make many Packard parts. Nash has been turning out about 'm P r ) r7 M ?? ns Associated Press JNEA)—Means Newsoaiw Enteforls* Ass'n. PRICE 5c COPY Bitter Quarrel of Britain and Russia Breaks Out Openly —ffi R W DDIIOCT \A/ ft* I I tl&l _ ' ..: - - ^*' •• • Favor Ban on Peacetime Draft Armies . Washington ,Feb. 21 —(/P)— President Truman said today he did not believe it would be practical to try to abolish peacetime conscription throughout the world. He expressed this opinion at a "? w s coherence a f ter no was told the House Mililary Affairs Commit-' lee might propose such a plan be- lore acting on the president's request for universal training legisla- The conscription prohibition has gained strong support in the committee. Growing favor for the idea came to light as the committee neared the end of three months of hearings on legislation for a universal military training program for the United States. " Chairman May (D-Ky) told reporters the committee would take no action on universal training bills until it has considered a separate proposal urging the president to use his influence to bring about an international agreement outlawing peacetime conscription This proposal was introdu^d last year by Rep. Joseph W. Martin, •',, ", ousc republieaji leader, and will be the subject of commitee hearings tentatively set for next Wednesday. Martin said at the time he introduced his resolution that he flid not believe the United States shold adopt universal training until every effort had been made to outlaw it throughout the world Committee members disclosed that May arranged for the that may arrange for the hearings on the Martin proposal at the insistence of Rep. committeemen, many wash has been turning out about If""u"' i UUI M™ luee men, many 400 cars a day since Jan 29 or ' wllom along with several Demo- aboul half of its ,Manned produc- SSvnr^^o^!"- 1 ^!*"™ J?., th ? lion. It expected to reach its peak within a month. Hudson has a production rate of some 200 cars a diiy, but it. also expgctqd higher output when steel becomes plentiful. Chitwood to Be Sentenced to Death Mena, Feb. 21 — (IP)— Eldon Chitwood, convicted slayer of a promi- icnt Mena druggist, was to be formally sentenced to cieath by Circuit Judge E. K. Edwards late today—just 24 hours after a Polk county circuit court jury found lim guilty of first degree murder. The verdict, automatically e-arry- program backed ------ ---«. *iuiiiiii£ |.nu£ituii oacKea by President Truman and the armed services. Earlier plans to refer the universal training bills to a\ subcommittee at the end of today's public hearings have been laid aside, ... Instead, he explained, after hearing Martin next week the committee will decide — perhaps within a few weeks — whether it wants any form of universal training for this country and, if it does, what pro- gra , m should be recommended I here is little sentiment in the committee for the president's request for one continuous year of training for 18-year-olds, although some members favor a shorter compulsory training period as advocated by the American legion Sonth C sTo g1 r S am. PP ° rting * tmu '' Some members predicted pri- ately the committee might side££SJ*! ?, nt]r L lss .«e by. recom- ng the penalty of death in the ^d ng the Martin" resolution 0 " 1 ' electric chair, was reached afte something simiHr i,'t u or 50 minutes of deliberation bv the fhi", =liJLf, 1 ^ 1131 :. Such a course, By BRUCE W. MUNN London, Feb. 21 — (UP) —Russia and Britain traded.angry counter charges over Soviet .atom bomb spying in North America today and informed diplomatic observers warned that relations between the two countries were approaching the crisis stage British Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin was expected to meet the situation head-on when he rises in Commons at 6 p .m. this evening (1:15 p. m. E.S.T.) to close the parliamentary debate on foreign affairs. The official Communist party organ Pravda brought the issue to a head early today with the blunt charge that the current spy scare in Canada was part of a deliberate anti-Russian campaign by the British Empire. . : . Pravda accused Canadian Prime -vjn.isie.- W. L. MacKcnzie King of exposing the Soviet spying in . a sensational manner only to divert attention from Bevin's- "failures" m the UNO meeting in London. Pravda's latest outburst came too late for reaction by British morning newspapers, but London's Conservative press already was in print with a strong denunciation of the line taken by Russia in Radio Moscow broadcasts last night The Daily Mail declared that the Kremlin was following a "dangerous course" and warned that the situation must be corrected. "Events cannot be allowed to drift, for that way, sooner or later, lies disaster," the Mail said. . The Daily Telegrah's diplomatic correspondent said Russia's squabbling with Britain over this and other matters, including the projected peace treaties with the defeated Axis states, might force postponement of the peace conference scheduled to be held in Paris in May. . .'-..' The Telegraph saw in Moscow's attitude "a ruthless diplomatic ve- netta of the Kremlin against Britain and the British Empire." •• • There appeared to be no political disagreement between British Labontes and Conservatives over Bevin's strong stand against the Kussians on such issues as Iran Indonesia and Greece, although the Labontes generally were urging caution on the new spy developments. The main line of the Conservative argument was that swift'ac- tion must be taken to restore Anglo-Russian relations to something" resembling the wartime'coopera- tion of the two nations. Only the British: Communists were critical of the government stand. The London Daily Worker voiced the party line that MacKenzie King had used the "old Red scare" in handling the espionage affair and was following Nazi propaganda methods. Radio Moscow transmitted the editorial by Pravda, official Communist party paper, a few hours alter it Droadcast a statement admitting that Russia had obtained insignificant secret data" from -anada. „ Tne -, ori e'nal statement charged ;liat Canada had adopted an-anti- So y.iet attitude on the question and lad acted in a manner "incompatible with normal relations between i J. t n_ J4I111.1H.CIJ1 (tllCI /\lloll clll til 1 I •••«•• vtw* k tiki*, t* nut 1 tv-J (ILJIIIlLltJL newsmen were permitted to enter ! " le 22-year-old Fort Smithian firec 50 minutes of deliberation by th ury. Jurors were polled in'divid tally al the request of dcfens counsel and each agreed on th verdict after it was read by Judg Edwards. Chitwood was convicted of slaj ing. Raymond Morris, 40-yoar-ol Mena alderman and druggist, a the victim's drugstore the night o Jan. 23. Chitwood and a companion wer alleged lo have forced entry int the store and looted the cash rcgis ter. Seated and smoking a cigarette tho defendant accepted the verdic calmly and showed no emotion. Chitwood had pleaded insanilj and his defense attorney admittec t IK* 99. vr»'i i«_«-\l rt TTVini C i-»-* i t K J., i-. fl,,^r. Manchuria only this week. Chinese authorities had told them the Rus- dow service. But mail will bc rc-'sians would not consent to their ceivcd and dispatched, and placed in postoffice boxes, as usual. Traditional Red Hat Awarded 28 Cardinals at St. Peter's as Crowd of 20,000 Looks on •'Heretofore job orders placed with the employment .service have been composed largely of these- which employers found very difficult to fill themselves." Mr.'White-head said. "Although the unskilled openings are wanted, the Hope office- particularly needs skilled and semi-skilled jobs for the qnantitv of well trained applicants see-king techniques work." I?eccnlly developed By WILLIAM L .RYAN And FRANK BRUTO Vatican City, Feb. 21 — (/!>> — Pope Pius XII conferred Ihe traditional red hat upon 28 new cardinals today in a magnificent religious spectacle witnessed by 20,000 persons in the great nave of St. Peter's. In a long majestic ceremony rich with color and the ancient tradition of the Homan Catholic church, the pontiff beslowed upon Ihe new princes of Ihe church the flat, broad-brimmed and tasselcd symbols of Iheir dignity. They will receive Ihe filial symbol of their new rank —their rings —al a secret consistory tomurrow, concluding week-long ceremonies Jteccmiy developed technique's concluding wee-K-iong ceremonies (--liable the employment service to I marked by the pope's world broad- .10 an even boiler job of place- cast yesterday in which he called U.cnt—that of intelligently match- upon his church to become a milling Ihe applicant and Ihe opening taut leader in preparing u basis — than in former years, he said. upon which society "can rest sc- than in former years, ho said. He explained that all hiring is done by the employers, and that Ihe employment service only re- upon which society "can rest securely. i-'our of the 32 new cardinals created by Pope Pius Monday were nit. \-* 1 11" *'J 111 v i ii j i- • i v iv i. »ji i i.y l L:- i ..... v. u ,, i v.|j^ ^ j vi o i,j wi lu ti.> v> v: fers those persons who meet the i absent from today's consistory, qualifications .specified by the em-| ' "cy wc''c Jon Cardinal de Jong ploycr when the order is given. I of the Netherlands and Jules Car- The Arkansas Job Development jdina.l Sulicge of France, who were Campaign parallels (he nation- iloo ill to come to Rome; JJosc Cur- wide drive, ynne-unccel in Wushintj- idinal Cam Ilodriguev. of Chi'", who ton. . butdine ill ailer ruddling Uunu-. and Manuel Cardinal Arteagay Beatancourl, archbishop of Havana, who was stricken last night with influenza. Thousands of visiting church dignitaries and church faithful filed into Ihe historic cathdral soon after dawn and by b a. m. the world's largest church was crowded. Fortunate- ticket holders continued to move into St. Peter's Square from every side. Most of those attending the ceremony were ordinary folk attired in street dress. They filled the long rows of seats in the nave. The- more privileged box holders —papal and Roman aristocracy, the diplomatic corps and the retinues of the cardinals—were garbed in formal attire. The men generally wore full evening dress with black vosls and while tics as is customary at Vatican ceremonies. The women were in black with veils covering their hair. A few moments before the pon- :ilf entered, the lights of St. Pelcr's were dimmed and floodlights which had been playing on the throne were extinguished. Only a large while cross lo the left o'f the throne remained illuminated Then the Vatican bund struck up. Coiilniue'd un i j u^u I'our visiting Manchuria; Moscow however said it had no objections. (To date, none of their copy has been received.) . The correspondents reported in ] technical custody in Mukden arc i Spencer Davis of the Associated Press; Reynolds Packard .United Press; Charlotte Ebner, International News Service; William Me- Gaftin, Chicago Daily News; John Dowling, Chicago Sun; Henry Lieberman, New York Times ; Phil Potter, Baltimore Sun; Robert Martin, New York Post, and Australian Henry Keyes of Sydney representing the London Express o Septuple* Birth Report Sends Press on a Vain Hunt Paris, Feb. 21 — (UPi— Paris reporters overran the Rue Gal- lande from end to end last night in a vain hunt for nonexistent septuplcts. The search was touched off by a report of the British Exchange Telegraph from Lon- ' don, the dispatch purporting to come from Paris, that the wife of a pubkccper had given birth to four boys and three girls All the pubs on Rue- uallandc got preferred treatment throughout the evening. In none of them was the proprietor aware of any multiple birth in his family. To a man they were grateful, nevertheless, for the trade Bonunx.a. Finally the Exchange Telegraph called off the search by reporting without explanation lhal (he original report 'was the shots which killed Morris Also charged with murder „ connection with the slaying was, E. J. Minor, 17, of Shawnec, Okla. whose trial was to begin toda> with a new jury. As selection of a jury got undei way this morning, prosecuting at torney George Steel announced he would not seek the death penalty because of Minor's age. Chitwood was scheduled lo testify as a stale witness against Minor. Minor was the state's star witness in Chitwood's trial and testified that Chitwood fired the gun which killed Morris. Found Guilty of Murdering Foster Child Berryville, Fcb .21 — (/?)— A Carroll county circuit court jury, recommending life imprisonment, convicted Mrs. Matlie Finloy yesterday of strangling her 13-year- old foster daughter last Dec. 26. Presiding Judge Ted Coxsey said the sentence would begin immediately. The jury deliberated only 30 minutes. Mrs. Finley was charged with first degree murder in connection i with the death of Charlotte Finley, i whose body was found in a field i near the Finley home Dec. 27. I Also charged were the foster ; father, Frank Finley. and Mrs. jFinlcy's daughter. Mrs. Maggie jScrewa. who Prosecuting Attorney j Jeff Duty said would bc tried lor perjury during the present term of circuit court. Frank Finley probably will be freed of the charge'. iL'uly inu 1 ' ' ' British Beat Off Egyptian Rebel Attack Cairo, Feb. 21 demonstrators, sh Swarms of , uv,mvsttk>i.j. Cl IVJi O t !SJ : : ' ' j tll"l2 * 'dOWlX with'England,',' :ittacketf 'the All Saints ^Anglican cathedral, attempted to invade :i British army barracks, burned military stores and touched off riot, disorder and gunfire in Egypt today. Responding to a call of student and union leaders for a general one-day strike in Egypt's principal cities as .a demonstration- of their determination to have British troops withdraw from all the Nile valley, from 100,000 to 150,000 persons roamed the streets and squares of Cairo. The city's shops and factories were closed. The crowd attacking the cathedral in Cairo looted the bishop"'s house and set fire to. the Cathedral Hall. „ Another throng set fire to an RAF storehouse in downtown Cairo and guards who opened fire wounded three. A'group of about 100 students and . workers- .attacked the British Kasrl El Nil barracks and were driven off by gunfire. The attack came after two trucks bearing British army markings had ploughed through a crowd of demonstrators in a nearby ,, ? .—""101. oucn a course. they explained, would avoid the necessity of a record vote on „$ \eisai training before the November elections. "The public is split sharply on the question, and it is going to be political dynamite in November" othn^hl 1 , 1 ^ 0 member said "On the otiiei hand, no one can object to the Martin resolution, and that's Continued on Page Four the two countries." Pravda said Mackenzie King's announcement of an espionage plot was made "in order to help Bevin who placed the British government »} n dif T I 7^A t P° sitiorl by statements at the UNO assembly." 'That's why Mackenzie King timed the statement precisely at In^ m ?. 1T l? nt ^ assembly session ended," the editorial said, Bevin clashed several times dur- — i : Japanese Are Most Carefree Jay-Walkers on Earth; Yank Jeep-Drivers Busy Dodging the in H-n,u n the city. British troops replied with machine guns. There were no signs of the mob dispersing. -A special correspondent for Reuters, who witnessed the battle said that every car passing through the square near the barracks was attacked and the area was one mass of swaying bodies pushing at the ba' barracks shut. gates, which " British succeeded in slamming By TOM LAMBERT (For Hal Boyle) Tokyo, Feb. 21 — (A>>— The Japanese arc the most carefree jaywalkers ever. They shunt to the other side of he street at will — to pass the line of day, discuss affairs up at he diet, argue the latest govern- ncnt edicl or just to bewail the H-ice of rice. If an Amrican is the least bit •elaxed these days while driving hrough Tokyo he is likely to pick ip anywhere from one to ten of hem on his jeep bumper. Of course left-hand traffic might ave something to do with it. After ears of right side driving, .even he most steel-nerved has a tend- ncy to bemoce t twisting, neek- tretching neurotic when moved to he other side of the street. An appaling numbers of Japanese ust take off from where they hap- on to be when they decide to cross street Mothers give a hitch to icir infant, slung papose-fashion n their backs, and off they go — ausing skittering jeeps, scream- ig brakes and heartfelt curses •om drivers. Aparently desirous of getting drivers. It is not uncommon, when driving in the city's outskirts, to have a plodding pair of oxen emerge into your path. Even the shrillest horns and the choicest and most thunderous selection of words have little effect on these , one of ».,»,,, .-.- ammunition, were set on'fire. Smoke billowed over the fighting throng. Exploding shells from the burning vehicle caused the crowd to break from the gates and sock safety while continuing to hurl missiles at the barracks. No Successor for Secy. ld...-s Washington, Feb ident Truman :-nu, i, )— Pres- he has lures. omeplace via the shortest route, Japanese just puts his head own — under a paper umbrella possible — and steps uncon- crncdly into the street. Driving warily on the left side, iis correspondent suddenly was onfrontcd by a Japanese carrying i his right shoulder a huge box hie-h obscured his view. Brakes ere applied but the jeep plowed i. The Japanese spun around . vice briskly, then continued across the street with the box still on Jiis right shoulder. Traffic laws' mean nothing to Nipi.ione.se bicycle riders, puJ" iie-Uc.lij,-,, cart haulei.. and sf * Japanese cars and trucks givfr less trouble Truck's usually are loaded with people, at least one ot whom warns the truck driver of an on-coming vehicle Most Americans probably con- . ""'• A ruman < sider the jeep a small contraption jj ev e he should and so it is .But wait until you "' om the same : see some of these Japanese cars '" u ~" ""' ' ' so small they barely can be seen by the driver of a truck having a high mounted car. These miniatures run on various fuels ranging from gasoline to alcohol or charcoal. It is not unusual to approach what appears to be a four-alarm lire only to discover a charcoal burning pint-size Nipponese car hopping down the middle of the . , - - ——.- ., u , , ,, v ,- ,-j,a^7j- l Ai u lckes as intoriur Sfi-i-eiary At the same time, he indicated at a news confereiice that Associate Justice WilUaih .0. Douglas of the Supreme. Court would not get the nomination. He^alsp spiked rumors of a cubi- Secretarics , ecretares Schwellenbach -and Anderson will al 1 ^ 811 ?. at ' thei1 ' posts in labo »' a»d agi culture, respectively, as long as they care to do so Trunanaid he did not street. One of these Mickey Mouse affairs drove past Radio Tokyo the other day. The chauffeur was sitting stiffly in the driver's scat with a passenger in the rear seat irom which he could have touched the windshield without fulling extending an arm. The chauffeur headed directly for a jay-walking mother, with baby slung over her back. The mother lurched into a shuf- lung gallop on her wooden cleated shoes and made the curb in time. Nobody paid any attention. Jay-walking is an art jn Japan. Benjamin Fraklin made no money form his inventions. He believed they should be contrib- two men same state to the cabinet when asked whether Gov. Mon C ' . h °- f (Washi »8to» might be the interior post. Schwellen- ach is from Washington. Reporters asked him whether that ruled out Justice Douglas. The president replied by. saying Doug- \u S u' as a resident of Walla Walla, one nt; wsman suggested Douglas used Connecticut as nis legal residence, Mr. Truman reiterated that Douglas was a resident of Washington state. At the end of the Revoluntkmary War, Congress ordereed the disbandment o fthc entire army except "25 privates to guard the stores at Ft. Pitt and 55 guard the stores at West Point " The State Police $oy: Statistics show that sixty per cent of all traffic deaths occur after .dark. The safe driver reduces speed after sundown. i •i . _„„.. u ..,, n -IJCUJL UJ street. At least ..one Egyptian was Killed .and several were injured bv the trucks. , The demonstrators were part of about 100,000 to 150,000 persons thronging the streets of Cairo dur-- mg _the widespread strikes demanding evacuation of British troops and unity in the Nile valley . A crowd of 70,000 persons jammed Aldin Palace Square to- i ay ^ a ^ teli - widespread strikes closed Cairo's shops and factories Under the watcjiful guard of two •Egyptian, army tanks, 20 armored cars and six'truckloads of soldiers stationed in the square ' as a pre-^- & cautionary;; .measure," the demon-Af^^f strators shouted ."evacuation of ..-'ft British troops or bloodshed" and ' i down with England, down with ! ; me conqueror." ' -'] VA large number ot. police were '.-I scattered throughout the city and foreign establishments were heavily guarded after a call for a general strike by student and labor union leaders. The strike call resulted In the. shuttering of shops » and factories and the halting of I streetcar service. • "* Lighted tOrhces were thrown by the rioters into the Kasr El Nil 1 | I !

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