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',7* V h H : t I nil Six Truman Reestablished ES Office Washington, Feb. 25 — (#>—Prcsi dent Truman today reestablished the Office of Economic Stabilization m conformity with the govern- men's new wage-price policy. The executive order also reestablishes the Economic Stabilization WOMEN 38*52 YRS. 010 Were Never Meant To Suffer Like This! Here's a tip for iromen tfho suffer noljlnshes, nerroiu tension —due to "middle-age". It the functional "middle-ago" period peculiar to women makes you suffer from hot flashes, feel tired, "dragged- out," nervous, a bit blue at times—try Lydla E. Plnkham's Vegetable Compound to relieve such symptoms. • Ptnkham's Compound Is one of the best known medicines you con buy for this purpose. ' Taken regularly—this great medicine helps build up resistance against such "middle-age" distress. Pinkham's Compound has proved that some of tfce happiest days of some women's lives can often be during their '40's.' Also an effective stomachic tonic! IYDIA E. PINKHAM'S HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Board, which operated during the war period. The board members will be Chester VV. Bowles, director or economic stabilization, as chairman, and the secretaries of treasury, agriculture, commerce, and labor, the federal loan administrator, the chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of governors, the budget director. Price Administrator Paul A. Porter, the security exchange commission chairman, the housing administrator, and the chairman of the wage stabilization board. The president will name two representatives each of labor, management and agriculture ai«o serve on the board. to The office of economic stabilization will have "the same functions, powers, and duties" held during the war. Censor Made No Exception Even for Court Paper Salt Lake City — W)— Ernest McDowell Adair of Ofiden, Utah, •m army technician, fifth grade, sent his citizenship papers to U. S district fourth for filing here. Army censors had neatly scis- orcd out the place of naturaliza- ion from Adair's petition, and the papers weren't complete with that nformation lacking. But attached to the petition — ind unmolested by the censor — vas a certificate of naturalization howing the place as Manchester, ngland o . VON BLOMBERG ILL Nuernberg, Germany. Feb. 25 (fl>>— Field Marshal Werner von Slomberg, Hitler's first war min- ster, is "very ill" in Nuernberg. British prosecutors at the war rimes trial disclosed today. Protect Your Old TIRES WILLIS BROS, announce a new TWO WAY PLAN which eliminates the guess work about your tires. Here's all you have to do ... Drive in our place for a thorough tire INSPECTION (No Charge) GUARANTEED WORKMANSHIP Your; smooth, dangerous tires will be Quality Recapped and Repaired by the OK Rubber Welding Method. When new tires are available to you, we will equip your car and buy your recapped tires. WILLIS BROS. OK TIRE SHOP Cor. 3rd & Hazel Hope Phone 706 22 Attend 4-H Club at Guernsey The Guernsey 4-H Club met February 19, 1!)J6 at Guernsey High School with twenty-two members present. Record books were handed out by Miss Westbrook and Mr. Adams. Miss Westbrook gave the girls assignment to complete before next meeting and showed how to make a bais apron. Mr. Adams gave a demonstration to the boys on how to get rid of lice on poultry. 12,904 Veterans Scheduled to Arrive Today By the Associated Press Twenty vessels, carrying more than 12,904 returning service personnel, are scheduled to arrive today at two east coast and three west coast ports In addition, one vessel, with 202 war brides and children, is due at New West arrivals include: Court Docket City Docket VV. R. Wilburn, Wm, Phillips, C. VV. Hicks, David Oiler, no tail light. Forflctcd $1.00 cash bond. Wm. Duckett, speeding. Forfeited $5.00 cash bond. Flcmon Austin, hazardous driving. Tried, fined $10.00. Junior May. running a stop sicn Forfeited $1.00 cash bond.. Willie Thompson, no city license Forfeited $5.00 cash bond. Fred Scott, operating a gambling house. Tried fined S100.00. Obie Taylor, petit larcency. Forfeited $25.00 cash bond served 1 day in jail. Reed Tartar, drunkenness. Plea of guilty, fined $10.00. Robert Hamilton, drunkenness. Plea of guilty, fined $10.00 suspended during good behavior. The following forfeited a $10.00 cash bond on a charge of Drunkenness: Willie Tape, Earnest Maxwell. Joe Force, Carl Coffee. Bessie Lee Ferguson, Jessie Johnson Roy Logan, Russcl Stcphenson, James Reynolds. The following forfeited $1.00 cash bond on a charge of Double Parking: Willie Thompson, Mrs. T. J Ford. G. H. Beckworth. Bill Holt. C.V. Nunn, W. McDowell, Mrs. Jas H. Arnold, G. R. Lewis, F. Nunn. Paul Dudley, Joe Martin, T. C Brantley. H.A. Swanson. State Docket C.O. Hays, traffic violation. Forfeited $5.00 cash bond. L. G. Beam, traffic violation. Forfeited $5.00 cash bond. L. G. Beam, traffic violation. Forfeited $5.00 cash bond. Wm. Adams, disturbing peace. Plea of guilty, fined $5.00. Tilman Stout, disturbing Plea of guilty, fined $5.00." peace, Jarvis Philpot, disturbing peace. Dismissed on motion Pros. Ally, upon payment of cost. Theo McFadden, receiving stolen property. Examination waived. Held to Grand Jury; bond fixed at $300.00. •o- a carving knife, there vouldn't have been any story. When the war program of CWS was curtailed to postwar activity, CWS found that its most immediate headache was a surplus army of 150,000 white mice. Credit the Army and Navy Bulletin with uncovering this CWS dilemma. The first step in disposing of surplus property is to take an inventory. Problem No. 1, if you count them in your sleep, like sheep, the figures won't be right vhen you wake up. Mice don't even vait for the tick of an adding machine. Even if you count your mice before they are hatched (which CWS tried—unsuccessfully) there "Hmfe w Women's Blouses 2' 98 ^ -.«:,* ^^ .Meet Spring halfway'in a'beautiful new rayon blouse! Here •are feminine ruffled charmers to refresh your winter suits and lo win you pretty compliments! Colorful peasant types with' drawstring sleeves and necklines. Multicolored dotted, button tack Jong sleeved sheers and others just as engaging! Ig*n a ru;n,, a-bjie andradjani colors, Sizes 32 tp 33^ ^ • .-...» ... .ittnio lHl^lllUUt Seattle, Wash., two vessels I 752- San Diego, Calif., ;U least Iwo ships, 3,20;>; San Francisco, six transports, 2,000. Arriving at New York aro seven ships with 5,830 men while three* vessels with al leasl seven troops are expected at Norfolk, Va. WorUPLady in Blue 7 Last Four Years Have you received a kindness trom the gentle hands of "The Lady in Blue?" In the fall of 1042 Hempstead County Nurses Aide Corps, consisting of thirteen members. During the four years of service the Corps lost members for various reasons to an active memmbership of six—Mrs. George Dodds. Mrs Ernest Graham. Mrs. Frank Howson. Mrs. W. B. Mason, Mrs Ernest O'Neal and Mrs. J.W. Perkins. Honorable mention goes to these resigned members: Mrs. Alvin Robertson, Miss Roxie Watkins, Mrs. Cline Franks and Mrs. B. B. McPherson. These women were called and trained to meet, the urgent nursing needs of hospitals, clinics and health agencies; they have fulfilled their every pledge. Inn their uniforms of blue den- in they have gone to Ihc hospilal by assignment, be it cold or hot, fair or stormy weather. Christmas of blue Monday, to make comfortable the sick, who would otherwise have lacked proper care because so many rcsistered nurses had gone to War. They have given to date, to Julia Chesler Hospilal 5830 hours of volunteer service; to Health Clinics 300 hours. Many of these hours were given to the Service Man's Health Clinic, held in Hope During the War. On December 7. 194f>, the entire Corps assisted the registered nurses and doctors in helping to care for the patients at the Crippled Children's Clinic. Patients from Ne vada, Miller, Litlle River, LaFaye lie. Howard and Hempstead Coun ties were examined. Due to th trained, efficient and unselfish of forts of the Aides the clinic move with speed and accuracy. Since the Japanese surrender the Nurse's Aides are faithful!} carrying iheir emergency war job on, through the transition period from war to peace, with regula hours at the hospitals and part icularly their assignments in vai ious clinics: Immunization Clinic (Dipthcria Typhoid. Smallpox) Spring Hill (while) School, Guer nsey (while) School. Guernsey (negro) School, Rosen wald (negro) School. Hope Veneral Disease Clinic Tuberculin Palch Testing Clinic Hope-Paisley and Oglesby School Guernsey (negro) School. Educational Movies: Hope-Oglesby School Guernsey (negro) School. County Heallh Office: Clinical records. The following statements have been made concerning the work o the Aides: "Withotil the splendid help of Ihc Volunteer Nurse's Aides I couk not have accomplished half of Ihe work that was accomplished in Ihc Public Heallh Clinics." Mrs. Ray Turner, Hempstead County Health Nurse. 'The voluntary help of the Red Cross Nurse's Aides through the war crises and still being given, has been one of the greatest value and appreciation of the Julia Chester Hospital Board." Mrs. Arch Moore, President Julia Chester Hospital Board "The Nurse's Aides have done a real job at the Julia Chester Hospital throughout the years of the war. To one who had nol Ihe opportunity to observe first hand, it would be difficull to describe their unselfish, conscientious and efficient service. I feel the WE, the hospilal slaff and Ihc public, owe Ihcm much appreciation." L. M. Lile, M.D. "As Chairman of the Nurse's Washington Washington — If the Chemical Warfare Service could have solved ts mice problem as easily as the /,;„',„""V,,Vi°"i "•"" ""-7u' '"-""" farmer's wife who cut off their tails ' ° ^ ^ar to Peace with regula still would be the higher mathematics of deducting the overage. It seems thai science no longer has any use for a mouse after it is three weeks old. If you have followed that paragraph closely, you will understand why CWS. after a couple of clays of adding gray hairs and while mice, was about ready to try disposing of some of its poison gas and while mice at the same lime. Army red lape, however, doesn't permit such simplifications. The mice were surplus property. Surplus property must be disposed of according to laj'ws made by Congress, regardless of the fact that Congress failed to include a paragraph about property which becomes more surplus by the hour. A postwar hero who nol only didn'l gel a medal of merit, but whose name CWS can't even now remember, finally figured it all out. The overage mice were "separated"—but quickly. Working in 24-hour shifts, CWS laboratory ex- perls used up the eligible males that were rapidly nearing the "separation" age. The 'teen-agers were rushed by air to serve in the South Pacific, where some vital evper- iments in peacetime health improvements are being conducted. The rest were rushed off to civilian g o v e r n m e n I laboratories where, CWS was assured, Ihey will be given back Iheir pre-war jobs. CWS isn't positive thai everybody else is happy, but il is. It's facing each new peacetime dawn these days without a single surplus mouse on its inventory. There's nothing official about it, but the atomic scientists already have dubbed the underwater tesls of Ihc atomic bomb as "Operations Waterspout." Dr. W. A. Higginbotham, chairman of the Federation of Atomic Scientists, and his associates have already deduced that one result will be a waterspout the likes of which man never made before. Whether il will lop nature rerrmins to be seen. Predictions are that it will act like a depth bomb multiplied X-times. X-enough-tinies and navies,will be as obsolete as catapults. Capitol Talk Washington, Fob ,25 — As is usual wncn an economy urge moves politicians, it's the small items tliat arc lopped off — thus providing lhal much more for Iho big ones for which potent interests are plugging in high places. That's what happened to the flood control appropriations omitted from and embodied in the War Department Civil Functions: bill which recently passed the House and now awaits Senate attention. In the name of "economy" the Bureau of the Budget eliminated many projects recommended by the War Department Engineers. ' For example, four relatively inexpensive jobs thai would protect thousands of acres of productive farm lands in Conway county were stricken by the Budget Bureau, before Ihc bill ever reached the House Apropriations Committee. Merit Disregarded It would be interesting lo know the reason processes of the Budget olficials who blue - penciled these particular items. They bould nut possibly have been aw'are of the perennial threat to Conway county property, crops and livestock, and. yes, human lives, which the Arkansas river represents at this time. if there is a spot anywhere cry- ng for flood protection it is Conway county, but the House committee would not cvvn take a second, look after it followed the Budget I trend and trimmed some alloca-1 tions itself. So the bill was passed without the Conn-ay county levees I provided for, and without many' other small but perhaps just as vital appropriations. In these pTrticuia;- cases, Arkansas Congressmen Norrcll and Hays did all they could lo save the projects, but finally had lo go lo Senators McClcllan and Fulbrighl and ask them to do everything possible to induce the Senate Appropriations Committee to fill in the gaps left by the House when it passed the measure as it carnc from the House committee. Reading of the testimony given at the hearings before the House Appropriations Committee subcommittee last month might justify the cone usion that the atmosphere in which Ihe bill was considered, was too fraught wilh power-consciousness to enable the legislators really to work on the problem strictly Tuesday, February 26, 1046 Aide Corps, I wish to say that (here is invaluable service to be "ainccl from the experiences of the Aides in the future health program for Hcmpslead County. Women who v'i' e sc '' vcci as R( -'d GI/.JSS Nurse's Aides should prove vaulablc members of Community Nursing Councils hospital boards, and public health nursing boards. As members ol such groups, they can work wilh doctors, nurses, hopsital administrators and others, lo further the ultimate aim of nursing—which is a iullcr and richer life for everyone through better health." Mrs. John Vcscy Chairman, Volunteer Nursc't Aides from a flood conlrol standpoint. FPC Influence Felt The Federal Power Commission is bent on combining hydro-electric power with flood control, and it has been accused more than once of simply using flood conlrol as a subterfuge for winning congressional approval foi' huge power projects. Any question as to feasibility of providing power facilities in connection with clams and reservoirs, to bo built bv Army Engineers, is determined not by the Engineers bul by Ihc Power Commission. Arkansas Before Committee A summation of Ihe controversial points, which arc fundamental as well as specific, involved in the omnibus flood control bill was given Ihe House subcommittee by C.S. Lynch of Pine Bluff, executive vice president of the Arkansas Power and Light Company, whose testimony on January Hi 'was not made public until the bill was resorted out. Some cogent sentences from his remarks are extracted here: "Wo want all the flood control Hint can bo justified to be- provided at the earliest possible date • due to changed conditions, such as incresaed costs, changes in markets, and shortage of male-rials, we behove lhal Ihe power part e-f those projects should again be analyzed to determine as lo whether or not they are now justified. . . "It should be- borne in mind that Ihe development of water power sources in the Ozark mountain presents a concentration of hydro-electric power that is very fire/u in comparison with the present development of load (of electricity being used) and in an area with no market for any appreciable amount. . loss than 10 miles trum the locations of Ihe dams. . Power cannot be efficient.]>' transmitted more than 250 lo ,iOO miles. ,," TlK ' 0!ll ' 1 >' development of all tnesc power sources means lhal p nn vpr ., lmist bu transmitted up lo :>(HI miles or more with consequent ncavy losses and costs of e.\'-nsive transmission systems increasiiiR the cost of power to where it is no longer competitive with power from nearby sources," Thus, he attempted to prove thai ho power marketed from the clams la nned lor Arkansas would not be sulficie-nl to yield interest and amortization payments for many years, and that the losses would Arkansas List The Arkansas projects allotted luncls in the new appropriation bill Narrows Reservoir, on Little M ,nnn l: ''' R , lvor - Piko county, .$!,- oO.OOO in addition to ($1,32,000 previously) allotecl Blakoly Mountain Reservoir, on Uuachita river, near Hot Snrinr«< 51 ,000,000 .SB.000.000 prclvioiTsiv) fi ' Blue Mountain Reservoir, on Petit Jean River, ne-ar Paris SI m GOO ($3,817,400 previously.) ' Norlork Reservoir. O n North .1° m!''. vor n( "' n ' confluence wilh previous] 0 -) $1 ' OOU ' OU0 ' <$25,Gti3,000 Bull Shoals Reservoir, on While , 110 '"' Mountain Hume, $3,- .liOO igajjpo.oou previous y) -© FOR RENT Denver, Feb. 20 —(/P)— Home hunlers poring over classified ads were rewarded with this offer, listed under unfurnished houses for rent in (he Denver Post: For rent — one tent, IB x 21, In good condition." time to "cotton up" to spring COTTON DRESSES Time to. think "of 'cottoning" up~inf)rc~Uy~dr~c7i5$ for spring and summer clays. Hanging in your closet—colorful as bouquets—they make you feel that balmy weather's here. Worn about the house, 1 they ru an indoor prelude lo bright sunny dnysj Checks, plaids, stripes and solid colors runjhe ,'fiamul in style from tailored lo dirndl.' ^.,.... ( ' 1.982.983.984.98 The Welcome Sign is up at Hope's New Packard Dealer! WYLIE 3rd & Walnut We are now headquarters for "America's No. \ Glamour Car!" And our service is worthy of the car itself.' Here are complete new service facilities foil Packard owners. Expert attention by trained mechanics, using special factory tools and data, Come in soon for a get-acquainted visit-^ for a chassis lubrication job, or an engine tune« up, or a brake adjustment. You'll know, then, that you can count on this new dealership for an answer to all your motoring needs. OTOR CO. Phone 886 1946 PACKARD CLIPPER "America's No. 1 Glamour Car"—streamlined for room as well as beauty—the only car with fCl il fadeaway fenders, new for 1946 with 6a imuruvcomnts. Builc to tional Packard standards of quality in the most modern plant in the industry. It's "America's No. 1 Glaraout Cur" for luxury ... for performance ... for value! ASK THE MAN WHO OWNS.ONE Voice of Opinion By S. Burton Heath t Something From Nothing In mid-UMf) Waller p. Heulher vice president of Ihe UAW-CIO submitted lo William II. Davis then Director of Economics Stabi liziilion. 11 memorandum on "Mow In raise wages without increasim prices." The idea was intriguing. Laboi which includes most of us, want' higher wages. Consumers, whicl me hides all of us, are oppressed by p high prices. If wanes can go u'r j/iiiHl prices .stay where they are everybody will be happy. Preside-ill Truman either conceived the same idea or borrowed il from Heulher or somebody elt He decided thai labor—organized, articulate. aggressive labor, al any rale—could be given n nice fat pay boost without raising the process o'f consumer goods. So we have had a wave of strikes that shut down 'some of our key industries, thereby closing or hamp- ..oring other industries when: there ,1wa.s no actual strike. Steel, aulu- mobiles, electrical j;oocls manufacturers have contended, that they could not possibly pay the scales demanded by the unions unless they were permitted to recoup part of the outlay by charging higher prices. The outcome was a change in the national wageprice policy. President Truman says lie i:; .still "holding the line." Chester Bowle.s. new Economic Stabilizer, says "There will be no relreal to a new line on -(Prices and rents." On second thought, Mr. Kowles says there will not "necessarily" be such a retreat leaving the inference th-il he may be having reserve positions prepared. Both describe the change as just a "bulge" in a limited sector. We hope they are right. We hope they Ivivo figured out some method by which they can persuade the unions that have been watching steel, automobile workers, electrical workers, that whal is sauce for •Alhc goose would, be poison for the •'gander. We hope they can demon- slralo that the same cold facts thai produced the "bulge" on sleel need nol yield a break-through in other lines. Bul -Hcuther's thesis, adopted by Ihe White House, hasn't worked nut too well thus far. He argued that huge wartime profits, plus increased man-hour productivity of labor, would absorb Ihc wage increases, i He forgot thai much wartime profit! necessarily will be consumed in ' , physical reconversion and in over- .'hcad during reconversion: he ignored thai man-hour productivity increased only because industry had shifted to war-scale production lhal now is ended. No business can long continue lo pay out. more than it takes in. Wages are paid out of receipts. Kven American genius can't make something from nothing. Hope 47TH YE/R: VOL. 47—NO. 115 Star WEATHER FORECAST Arkansas: Fair and colder south portion this afternoon; tonight continued cold, lowest temperature 3034 east portion tonight; Thursday fair and warmer in afternoon. Star of HODO. 1899: Press. 1927. Consolidated January 18. 1929. 11 Injured in Explosion at El Dorado El Dorado, Feb. 27 —(/I 1 )— An explosion yesterday in a laboratory' of the O/.ark ordnance works ri- oue jurecl eleven employes Chemical Corporation, ously. Production Supt. R. L. Zanclt suffered serious burns, "i' Company officials said Ihe -icci- clenl occurred when pressure built up on a lino forced hot liquid back into a lank. o- British Troops Withdrawn From Bombay ** Bombay, Feb. 27 — (UP)--- A British communique announced that all British troops were being withdrawn from Bombay today and disclosed that some Hoyal Indian navy men — presumably ringleaders of the mutiny — have been "segregated." The city is back to normal, the communique said, and everything is peaceful in the military camps. "There is no truth to the report that armored ears which patrolled Ihe streets during the rioting tired ' Iheir inachineguns at civilians," the communique said. "There was no firing by crews of armored cars." Bandit Jawahiualal Nehru, Congress party leader, charged today that the British government intends ,!)n "victimise and ler- rorixe" royal Indian navy men who inulinecl. Last night a vast gathering of atm.llOO heard Nehru defend the right of Indian armed forces lo re- voll. Reports reaching Bombay from Madras said that six" constables and three civilians were injured ihere last night when a mob slopped the indo-Ceylon express train and the police opened fire on tile demonstrators The mob placed large concrete blocks tin the tracks, then stoned Ihe train. When police arrived, Ihe demonstrators tried to seix.o ill crifles . The train proceeded later police guard. Officers Seize Many Weapons, Race Riot Ends Columbia, Tenn., Feb. 27 —(UP) — Columbia nciircd a return to loi-malcy today with only alert patrolmen and Tennessee stale guardsmen present as reminders of yesterday s race riots in which seven persons were shot. Following a curfew lasl night which clearer! the streets until C i.m. today, business houses were •e-opening and both whites and Neirroes resuming their customary iclivity. However 77 persons were still under arrest from the intermittent Jilt-lied bailies Tuesday after i Negro woman and her soil had al- acked a white youth. Twelve Negroes have been charged with 'altempted murder" from spora- hc bullet exchanges in which 10 persons were injured, including seven law enforcement latrolman remained in al ; badly wounded. Charges of carrying veapons and vagrancy Jt-cn placed against some •iolers. In a house-lo-house shakedown •cslercla.v, police seized more than KM) tnearms. ranging from aulo- nalic rifles lo Japanese and German war souvenir weapons. At nearby Mount Pleasant, following- an altercation between two white men .and a Negro last night, ail beer parlors were ordered closed as a precaution against further disorders. Neither Brig. Gen. Jacob M Dickinson, commander of 500 national guardsmen on duty he-re, nor Lynn Bornar, state safely director, knew how long (he mil'itia would remain. Gov. Jim McCord, Columbia yeslerday, would stay as long needed. Mayor Eldridgc Dcnham hist night expressed confidence that ' Columbia's while and NcfTro citizens will soon resume their harmonious relationship without any further misunderstanding." Asks Food Consumption Reduced men. One Ihe hospi- con coaled have also of the HOPE, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1946 P. W. Klipsch, Inventor of Revolutionary Loudspeaker, Would Manufacture It Here Paul W. Klipsch. Army major at® -* Ihc Southwestern Proving Ground for four years who has just been mustered out of service, has perfected u revolutionary loudspeaker which he wants to' manufacture here if he can find a suitable building—and, of course, make Hope his home. The Klipsch speaker is a two-unit product, wilh high and low frequency horns, and lie claims two ad-' vantages for it: First, pulling Ihe high quality of massive sound in- slallations inlo a small, compact outfit; and, second, high efficiency in its sound output. There would be several uses for il in the commercial market, and models of the speaker are now being tested by the engineers of Iwo nationally known companies which are interested in entering the elcc- tric-organ manufacturing field. One of these engineers reported that the Klipsch product "is the best speaker of comparable size I have ever who came to said that they as they were Washington, Feb. 27 —(A 1 )— Pros- Went Truman said today American jood consumption must be reduced lo meet ai.'uto needs .abroad, and called former President Herbert Hoover and others to confer on the problem Friday. The conference, Mr. Truman said, will be asked to work oul "an The aggressive voluntary program on the part of private citizens lo re- X The Klipsch two-unit loudspeaker, as it would appear installed in a corner of a room. (Reproduced by permission from a copyrighted illustration in the Journal of the Accoustical Society of Amercia). WSB Promises to Establish Wage Patterns heard." Paul W. Klipsch Mr. Klipsch is looking for a local building of 1,000 lo feel of floor space, build a pilot lot of 1,500 square He plans to 20 units, for which a known market is awaiting. How far he spreads out from there is lor the future to tell. He would use a considerable amount of plywood in building the low-frequency speaker, while the high-frequency unit would be made half of plywood and the remainder of molded plastic parts. Besides its application to eleclric rgans the Klipsch speaker would Truman Names Julius Krug to Cabinet Off ice By ERNEST B. VACCARO . Washington, Feb. 27 —M 3 )— President Truman showed Congress a ; fast political change of pace today I by his choice of J. A. (Krug as , secretary of the interior — a nomi- , nation conceded speedy approval ; He also provided the lawmakers with something of a surprise for Krug, the 38-year-old former chief ! of Hie War Production Board, was ; the darkest of dark horses or the ;P,ost. His name didn't enler inlo Capitol Hill calculalions until the last minute. The choice of successor to Haiold L. Ickes had Mr. Truman on a political spol, especially in view ol Ihe explosive nature of Ickes' departure from the Cabinet. However, initial Capitol Hill reaction indicated a feeling thai Ihe Krug selection might do much to retrieve Ihe silualion. Among While House intimates the nomination of Krug for the hot Cabinet post which Ickes filled for J.J years was interpreted as Mr Truman's way of serving notice upon some advisors thai henceforth he is taking personal command in tilling top administration jobs. It was with considerable regret that the president allowed Krug to resign wnen WPB folded up last org have Klipsch market in speaker would the reference .. . j . --•- '"„ "* i^*.,tiii_ Ln.i/.uiia LU re- 01 me |,ion | ducc :o:)d consumption in this en- country." He expressed Van Ills views in telegrams to those invite to the Friday meeting at 3 p.m. E.S.T. The telegrams said: "1 am suve you are familiar with the acute need for foodstuffs in the war-torn countries of Europe and Asia. Our national sel respect »ind our duties as human beings demand that we do all possible to stop the spread of famine. "1 have directed the agencies of government lo do everything possible to this end. Bui government alone is nol enough. "We can nol meet this situation without an aggressive voluntary program on the part of private citi- xens to reduce food consumption in this country." There arc 2,500 species of sponges. By RAYMOND LAHR Washington, Feb. 27 —(UP) — ic Wage Stabilization Board promised today to establish general wage patterns for industries and labor areas swiftly to relieve employers of lime-consuming steps in settling labor disputes. Once the general patterns are set employers in those industries or areas may use wage increases, within limils sel by Ihc board, lo justify requests for higher prices without obtaining WSB approval. The WSB issued its first general pattern order yesterday, authorizing IG-cenl hourly increases for the "Big Five" of the meal packing industry and for oilier packing companies whose wage scales hislori- cally have followed Ihe pattern set by the Big Five. In effect, although it issued no general order, the board also set a pattern for the shipbuilding in- ouMry by approving a proposal ol the national shipbuilding wage con fcrcncc for IB-cent hourly raises ir the nation's shipyards. Continued on Page Two speakers found in broadcasting and recording stations (sometimes called monitor speakers), in the manufacture of home radio-phonograph combinations, and, to a certain extent, in public address systems— particularly those where high quality is desired. Mr. Klipsch developed his low- frequency speaker and reported it in technical literature in 1941, and reported the high frequency unit in the Journal of the Acoustical So ciety of America for January 194(i. Two patents have been issued and others are pending. Mr. Klipsch was born in Elkhart, Ind., was graduated from New Mexico A. Si M., and. took postgraduate work at Stanford university. He did geophysical exploration work in Houston, Texas., before going on active duty with the Army as a major, first at Aberdeen (Mdj Proving Ground, then at the Jefferson Proving Ground, Madison, Ind., and finally the Southwestern Proving Ground here, where he served four years. He is the author of several technical articles, published in Electronics magazines, the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, and other publications. For Mr. Klipsch his loudspeaker has been a labor of love during his spare time. He was trying, he said, lo develop a speaker that he himself liked—and it took his spare lime for six years. SyvellA. Burke is Candidate for Treasurer November. Men in daily contact with the ? ans Associated Press )—Means Newsoaoer Enterorlse Ass'n. PRICE 5c COPY France Wants U. S., Britain to Join in Break With Franco ToyghJob Holding Order in India With Only Bamboo Sticks and Police Loyalty - Peron Is Behind in First Returns From Argentina By LAURANCE F. STUNTZ Buenos Aires, I'Yb. '21 — —Jose Tamborini. tin- Democratic Union candidals for president () f Argentina in lasl Sunday's eleelion, was leading in I lie earliesl returns to- dav from three provinces. The lirsl results fnun Ihe province of Santiago del Kstero gave , ,7'aborini 331 voles and Juan Peron, former vice president 21\]. Santiago del Kslero. in northern Argcniliui. is one i.f Ihe nation's poorest provinces and one in which Peron had expected t..i rlo well Tin province lias Hi electoral vole.-:' Karlier, Tamborini had lakcn Ihe lead in 1wo western provinces, San Luis and San Juan. But the only inlo By HAL BOYLE Bombay, Fcb .27 —i/l')— Thrc tired little figures sat on Ihe curb skmo in the shadow of that va arch of grandeur on Apollo Pie known as the "gateway of India ' They wore crumpled blue anc yelUnv-lrinmiecl uniforms and bi their feel lay their badges of of fice — bamboo lathi sticks. ihe.se men for three days had been fighting off street mobs ant this was their first real period ot resl. They were Indian polieemci — upon whose wiry little rames resls Britians's rule of law and order. As they sal there in Ihe semi- da] kness with weary bandy legs stretched stiffy in front of them, they could hear dance music floating irom the jerled windows of the Taj Mahal Hotel, towering in Terra Coll a splendor into the night like some Rajah's glittering palaee. The dance could be held only because of these three small nieii and others like than, forgotten in the iiighl outside llie circle of bright lighls. If one of these men had picked up his lathi slick and walked in- lo the liolel and asked fur a night's lodging, ii would have cost him e.\- uctl.v one month's pay — 20 rupees or about seven dollars. And there would lie "no room" for a man carrying a lathi. These Indian policemen are Ihe hated and quiet heroes of India. 1 iidmiie them more than "New York's finest." or the brawny bobbies of London. There are no po- liee officers anywhere in the world wilh finer courage. They are like fox lerriers. 'They lake on any odds. A do/en of Iheni, carrying no weapon but their bamboo slicks — in dextrous hands a that, there landslide. very punishing weapon -— will ~- charge in a ihin blue line straight significance observers read M'lio a howling crowd of hundreds tlie.se first scant re-turns was |of i iolers through a storm of had been no Peron'bricks, clubs and stones, and keep iborina lor ward until they break Ihe mob to pieces. With the help of a young British captain who spoke their dialect, 1 talked to one of Ihe droopy liltlc policemen on the curbstone. He was intelligent and frank. "Why do the people riot?" asked the British captain. "Because of you British, Sahib," said the policeman, maller-of-facl- ly. "You have been over us too long. They want you to leave India." "Are these riots organized by Indian political parties?" "Not openly, Sahib, but the leaders say tilings to excite the people. Then when the riot, the leaders rc- 'use to take any responsibility." "How do you feel about making athi charges againsl your own people?" "H isn't my wish. Sahib but when ny officer gives the order I must nove forward wilh the others. And someone must stop the riots 01 every shop and home would be ootcd. I have been a government servant for six years. I know no other work. "Don't you think il would be eas- ei if you jusl ducked out when the nubs came your way:" Often Ihe rioters have offered ne up to 151) rupees to throw down iiy lathi and join ihem," said the tile policeman with simple dig- ity. "H would .leave me nol better IT. 1 have my duly." "Well," said the British officer, 'do you think you will be belter off ourtelf -- do you think you will be •eatcd any belter — when we Brit- sh pull out?" "1 don't know, Sahib " replied the olieeman. "Perhaps not. But I till yill have my job — and mv uty." We left him there wilh his friends — Ilnee of my liltle men who are Iding this big and turbulent country lo some pattern of order with nothing but their bamboo slicks and their police loyally. __ Syvcll A. Burke today gave the Mar his formal announcement as a candidate for the office of Treasurer of Hempstead County subject lo the action of the Demoera- tir Primaries Ibis summer. Mr. Burke is one of Hempsload county's most widely known young men. He was born in DeAnn and moved with his parents lo Hope where he allended school and graduated from Hope High school in 193S). He was president of the senior class. Mr. Burke worked his way tlnougli school with downtown ric- parlmenl stores and after graduation continued working until he entered the army. Knlering the army in 1942, Mr Burke served three and one half years. He saw service in England !• ranee and Belgium where he was a member of the 302nd Troop Carrier Squadron of the Army Ail- Corps, rts First Ser.aeant Mr. Burke was honorably discharged on December 31, 1945. Mr. Burke is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Libert Burke of Hope and is niained to the former Miss Dorothy Picketl of Springhill. Louisiana In making his formal announcement Mr. Burke said, "While it is already generally known that I am a candidate for the office of Ireasurer 1 am glad to give the jress my lormal announcement 1 intend to make an agressive campaign in all parts of the county seeing each and every voter When I am elected 1 shall" bring lo the oil ice ol Treasurer the earnest desire id perform my duties efficiently and honorably, and with grate- lul thanks to the good people of Hempslead county who have placed their trust in mo. I shall ahvavs be gratelul for the loval friendship and cheerful support which m.-iy be given me in Ihis, mv fir.sl political race. "1 feel lhal I am fully qualified to handle the duties of Ihe office lo which 1 aspire," Mr. Burk eluded. chief executive said thai ever since that time he has had a desire to bring Krug back inlo governmenl service al Ihe first opportunity. Krug's speedy confirmation seemed likely, despite some grumbling in Ihe Senate from westerners that he is not a representative of their section, because he was born in Wisconsin, east of the Missis- sipi. Yet Senator McKcllar (d-Tetin'i who has been critical of Krug in the past, especially when he was closely associated with TVA Chairman David E. Lilienthal, lold a reporter he didn't know "a better man for the place." Senator Morse (R-Ore) said he considorxs Krug "a very high type of government official" while Senator Reed (R-Kash called him of the best administrators in ernment." "one gov loson on SPG Range Monday Night . Major D.R. Pickard, Commanding Officer of the Southwestern Proving Ground, announced today that an explosion, presumably of a dud shell on the range area of the Proving Ground occurred Monday night, February 25 at 7:30 p m No Proving Ground personnel were in the vicinity of the blast. The el feels of Ihe explosion were noted as far away as Prescotl. It is again pointed out that the range area of the Proving Ground is exceedingly dangerous, and thai unauthorized persons trespassing on the area arc doing so at the risk of their lives. The danger area is clearly marked by warning signs, and individuals disregarding these signs but endangering their lives. Damage in Benton Fire Beiiton, Feb. 27 —Of)— Damage estimated at $250,000 was inflicted by fire which destroyed the veneering plant of the Owosso Manufacturing Company, a furniture concern, here today. The blaze was discovered in a dry kiln about 9:30 this morning and the Benlon fire department had the fire, which had spread rapidly, under control in an hour J. M. Due, assistant manager of the firm, who estimated the said it was partly covered Snyder Urges Price Control Be Extended By SANDR S. KLEIN Washington, 'Feb. 27 —(UP) — Reconversion Chief John W. Snyder er today urged Congress to extend price controls another year to help Keep our economic house in order" until production begins catching up wilh demand. Snyder lold the House Banking committee that this did not mean tnal ; we are delermined on rigid and inflexible" price controls He said government policy was sufficiently elastic to permit price increases when they are shown to be necessary. At the same time, he echoed the warning of stablization administrator Chester Bowles thai runaway inflation is a very real threat This is particularly true, he said because inflation feeds upon itself. "The assumption thai prices are going up gives business an irresisl- able motive to withhold goods from the market in lion of higher prices and he said. As a result, he said, people rush to buy whal goods are available in the oelief thai prices are going up resulting in buying pressure which would • accentuale the already strong demand for goods and serv- By W. R. HIGGINBOTHAM London, Feb. 27 —(UP)— The Uniled Stales has proposed to Britain and France that the three powers join in a denunciation of the Franco regime in Spain and recommend the establishment of a "caretaker government." to succeed it, high sources reported to day. The British foreign office an nounced Ihc receipl of an American nole recommending lhal an interim Spanish government be set up with a view to take over from Generalissimo Francisco Franco. Fully reliable sources in Paris said a U. S. note was handed to the French and British embassies in Washington at noon Monday proposing a three-power condemnation of the Franco government. Competent quarters in Paris said France would accept the United Stales proposal in principle. The nole now is being studied by t'-p French government, the infor'-i- anls said. . The disclosure followed by a day a French cabinet meeting at which leftist elements in the government clamored for a clear-cut French break with Franco. Foreign Minister Georges Bidault and his followers held out for joint action by ®- France, Stales. Britain and The cabinet the United agreed to press Britain and America for joint . . lish situation fast was finished 1 coming to a head. France ordered her frontier with Spain sealed ef fective Friday, and Spain countered with an at least partial closure order of her own today without awaiting the French deadline expecta- profits," Snyder said it had not been de- lermined how many shortages were due to the withholding of goods from the market. But he said it was 'a practice thai adds an artificial scarcity lo the very real shortage of goods that already exists. Robert Turner Candidate for County Clerk In the announcement of Robert C Turner of Spring Hill, candidate foi County Clerk of Hempstead county in the Star Monday, February 25 the name appeared Robert S Turn- G u ,, 1° a typographical error and should have been Robert C. Turner is the son of Mr. and Mrs] Turner of Spring Hill, and He J. W. veteran of World War "fi. He served with the Coast Guard for three years and three months and spent nineteen months in Ihe Pacific. • A ,J,!; aduate of Spring Hill school in 193.1, and allended Magnolia A & M. College, Henderson Slale Jeaehers college, Arkansas State Teachers college, and Draughon behool of Business in Litlle Rock He has been a teacher in the Spring Hill school for seven years and before entering the service worked at the Southwestern Proving Ground at Hope. Mr. Turner says "I feel I am tully qualified to handle the duties of this important office, and I will try lo sec each and every voter personally between now aiid the time of the election, and take this method of advising my friends and supporters lhal T will be a candidate lor County Clerk of Hempstead County." 27 in the Har- loss, by in surance and lhal the ' be rebuilt. He asserted "there would be no salvage on machinery in Ihe plant. The Finns take a balh and follow il with down. hot steam u snow rub The State Police Say: When driving at nii^ht alwuy- dim your lights when approaching an oncoming \ehiclc within 500 feet. Dimmed lights insure snli' uassiim. Full Staff For Veterans Training Program Announced James H. Jones, superintendent oi schools, announced today lhal complete staff has been secured to administer the Veterans Training Program under the G I Bill ol Rights. The personnel is as folio ws: Russell Lewallcn, Director of Veterans' Training Program. Mr. Lc- wallen. a graduate of Oklahoma A. and M. was discharged 1/om the Navy recently. Hay Lawrence, Veterans Training Coordinator, graduated from Kast Texas Stale Teachers College Commerce. Texas was discharged' irom the Navy in December. E. C. Atkins. Graduate of University of Arkansas, College of Agriculture, will have charge of ihc Veterans Agricultural Program. Mr. Atkins lias had la years of ex- pei it-nee in teaching and supervising work in agriculture. Miss Minne Ella Green is secretary and clerk for the Training Program. Any veteran inlereMi-d in Hie educational program covered by thij.- bill whflhcr "On the Job Training." High School. or College should contact Russell I.ewallen at com Iliouse opposite court Telephone mii. FUTILITY Harvard, Nebr., Feb. When a fire broke out _ vard school attic, janitor Frank Sutlon worked to extinguish it while awaiting arrival of the volunteer fire dcparlmem. The firemen rushed lo the school, hurriedly unrolled a length of hose would turned on the water and promptly " 1J 'split the seams of 305 feet of hose. Meanwhile Sullon had extinguished the blaze which caused ¥2 damage. Damage to the hose was estimated al $350. By JOSEPH W. GRIGG, JR., Paris, Feb. 27 —(UP)— France is sending new proposals to the United States and Great Britain today for a joint break in relations with the Franco regime of Spain by the three Allied nations. The latest French move in the aggressive campaign against Generalissimo Francisco Franco was revealed by Foreign Minister Georges Bidault in a speech to the conslitutent assembly's foreign affairs commission. The French government tackled the Spanish situation again 25 hours after ordering the Franco- Spanish frontier sealed Friday. Spain countered today by stopping aJKtr.affi(j,,ao.r.pss the. International bridge at-Hendaye. ' : " r 5 ^The Spanish government has strengthened its forces along the French frontier with Moorish troops deployed in the Pyrenees mountains, it was learned today. Despite official denials, a force of Moorish troops estimated at 1500 arrived in the Pyrenees last weekend. The government closed the French frontier completely for 24 hours, apparently while the Moorish troops were moving into their camps. (A Uniled Press dispatch from Alegeiras, Spain, on Feb. 21 said detachments of Moorish troops, numbering about 2500, had landed from Morocco. A Foreign Legion has been trans- from Morocco, it contingent also ferred to Spain said.) Informed quarters in Madrid said Spain had closed or would close the entire frontier with France at any lime, wilhoul awaiting the deadline set by the French. Bidault, disclosing the fresh representations to American and Britain for a three-power break with Madrid, was understood to have in dicated that the note containing the proposals also suggested that the ivhole Spanish question be brought before the UNO security council. Bidault revealed the move during a long report to the foreign niiairs commission on Ihe UNO meeting. He will make a detailed statement to the commission on Spain next Wednesday. French railway union men at iendaye on the French side of the bridge, also hastened the break by preventing movement of merchandise from the Hendaye railyards .oward Spain. Dispatcnes from Hendaye said uimerous Spanish army units, noslly Moroccans, had arrived at he frontier. (A United Press dispatch from Madrid said thai approximately 1,>00 Spanish Moors had been posted Continued on Page Two Ford Signs Contract With UAW Union By ROY J. FORREST Detroit, Feb. 27 —(UP)— General Motors Corp . remained the only major holdout today in the CIO United Automobile Workers' drive for wage increases from the Big Three in the auto industry. The union signed a contract with the second of the Big Three, the lord Motor Co. last night. The Ford contract with a company security clause, was held model in "improved tions." up labor as a rela- Federal labor mediator James F. Dewey reported "no progress" had been made yesterday at the conclusion of a four-hour conference with union and management representatives in the 99-day old GM ' strike. He scheduled another session today. The new an IB-cent Ford contract provides hourly wage increase, compared to 18 1-2 cents in the con'- tract signed with Chrysler Corp a monih ago. The contract provides for punishment of production workers found guilty of participation in wildcat walkouts. John S. Bugas, Ford industrial relations director, described the provision as a "modified security" clause. Ford had demanded that financial liabilities be imposed on workers responsible for wildcat strikes. The penalty provided in the new contract is dismissal. The contract, which expires May J, 1947, also contains "a provision that continued failure of -an em- ploye to produce on the basis of established slandards will be cause ,for discipline unless failure is due to causes beyond his control." Employes guilty of conspiracy' to ' control our limit production speed also will be subject to dis-,' )'ge»;,by the company." proyide the company the'security', against wildcat strikes it demanded when negotiations started a month ago: "The union has undertaken to control its membership, to prevent illegal work stoppages, and penal-' ties may be imposed by the company on those who fail to cooper- 3tG, . "Any employe found guilty of instigating, fomenting or actively supporting, or giving leadership to illegal work stopages is to be sub- lecl lo discharge. "Such cases will not be submit- ed to regular grievance procedure unless Ihe local union, after formal nvestigation, should Ihe contention of the ploye that the was cused." substantiate affect em- unjustly ac- Jap Cabinet Bars Many in Holding Office BRINE S ~(A't— Japan's General MacAr- Confusing Accounts Veiled Results in Showdown Meet Between Bradley and Steele By JOHN B. OWEN Washington, Fob. 27 —(/Pi— Confusing accounts today veiled the results of a .showdown meeting be- room. in On bis first visit lo a home C bile, a stranger i;: pro'-rnled \> n I-MSC by each member of the lamily. f.veen National Commander John Slcele of the American Legion and Gen. Omar N. Bradley. The two-hour closed door session in Bradley's office yesterday climaxed Slecle's month-old charges of inefficient operation of the Vet erans Administration under Bradley. Aler Ihe meeting the pub- lie was given: A not-too-definiU: joint statement. A speech by Steele. Bradley's recording of the con 'erence. I Nobody could understand I). A sel of administration answers o reporter's questions. The joint statement held forth these possibilities important to thousands of velcrans: 1. Moving of long-term hospital patients lu outlying institutions to miiUe more cenlral hospital beds available for emergencies. This conceivably might result in VA tak- jing over more hospitals than now planned. , 2. Granting of temporiu-y disabi- llny ratings by doctors in the field to veterans holding discharges on which a disability is noted. This would be done pending final handling of disability clams. But the jont statement, result of an hour's careful preparation, did not say when or whether these steps definitely would be " laken Officials were mum. Two hours later, however, Stelle was telling a Legion group his ver- n f oibr." <-ni^r". Pllr .p i- csl ,ii s __ no contract hospitals for veterans except for emergencies; use of all available army and navy hospitals- more deccnlralizalion oi' the Veterans Adininistralion, and help for slates in supervising training of veterans on the job. Hearing of Stecle's speech. Bradley's office hustled forth a steel- wire recording of the full coner- i LLiltle Rock. Feb. 27 — <-?.— The ence or bencfil of reporters who j Slate Parole Board will hear 73 hnd been barred irom the session'clemency applications al its meeting here next Wednesday. Parole Officer E. B. Baker said today. There are 52 applications for parole, Iti for furloughs and three for commutation of sentence — a By RUSSELL Tokyo, I , cabinet, appi.v. thur's final j.V.liiic;,] purge list, today barred from public office the top officials of 32 industrial and banking corporations along with "tens o thousands" of other wartime leaders, large and small In this far-reaching blow against the wartime industrial hierarchy of Japan, the new cabinet ordinance also disqualified officials of at least "industrial conlrol associations and oilier government-controlled The ordinance, delailing regula- Uons for the application of MacAr- Ihur s ultra-nationalist tmree closely paralleled the Allied dil rective Cabinet officials estimated it would hit "tens of thousands" of wartime figures in public life. Japanese sources asserted that many present lenders of unaffected government corporations will be eliminated from office for "ultra- nationalist records in the nast." Ihe order also provided or removal from office or disqualification al men in these calegorics: \\ar criminals, career military and naval officers, members of army and navy secret police, in- lluontial members of 118 specifically named patriotic societies, leaders of wartime totalarian political organizations, officers of financial and development organizations which had a role in Japanese aggression, and governors, po- lilical advisers and other officials oi formerly occupied areas. Parole Board to Hear 73 Applications — -- - * session on Bradley's order. Played back, this sounded like little more than two men coughing down a rain barrel in a hail storm. (Enough words were distinguishable at the start to make clear thai Ihc Legion del lion ' mud ega- knew the recording was being sliglu roductiou under the number of applications considered at the iv.o previous meetings.

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