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*J ' ,v- six HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Highway Deaths Up For January Chicago, Feb. 28 — (UP)— American motorists started out 1946 on an "inflationary market of death" with the third greatest number of accidents 6f any January on record, the National Safety Council said today. The .council said that traffic, deaths rose 49 per cent last month' over the same 30-day period ayear, ago. Three thousand persons died in such accidents. The toll was exceeded only by 3,159 in 1937 and 3,085 in 1942. The January death toll was five per cent above that of January. 1941, the last pre-war year and the blackest r in traffic accident records, the council reported. . Traffic Fatalities this year will total 38,000 unless the entire nation cooperates in the current accident prevention program, the safety organization warned. It based the" prediction on the January increase and the pre-war trend of growing high;way mishaps. "Prices for everything are high these days," Ned H. Dearborn, president of the council, said, "but drivers are paying far too dearly for their newfound freedom irom wartime controls and gasoline rationing. . . - 'ls'"tlie thoughtful person willing to tolerate such prices — this inflationary market in death?" Hardest hit by traffic fatalities ware the mountain states, where the percentage increase last month .was 83", according to a council sur- ,vey. Lowest increase was in the Pacific States, with 39 per cent. Other regional increases: : North Atlantic, 71 per cent: South •Atlantic, 53; North Central, 51, and P P F r ir • I • lersonal Property Floater insurance assures you of the "right" insurance in case of loss. We'd like to tell you more about it. Roy Anderson INSURANCE 210 South Main Phone 810 Hope, Ark. South Central, 52. During January 211 cities report ed perfect records. Biggest city with no traffic deaths was Providence, R. I., followed by Worcester, Mass., and Des Moines, la., in lower population groups. The three top cities in more than 500,000 population classification reporting low January death tolls were Washington, D. C., St. Louis, and Buffalo. N. V. In the 250,000 to 300,000 popula lion group, the leaders in traffic safety last month were Providence, Kansas City, Mo,, and Portland, Ore. The leading cities thai reported no traffic deaths included Tampa, Fla. Gl Gets Bail For Wife, Will Stick By Her Boston. Feb. 28 —(UP)— Louis P Spitaleri, former Pawtucket, R II, army sergeant, obtained $5,000 bail for his bride today and promised he would "stick by" the former school teacher who is charged with stealing $4,000 from The Citizens Southern bank in her home town of Dublin, Ga Pretty, blonde Martha Spitaleri, 21, was ordered released from the East Cambridge jail after the former military policeman and his parents arranged to furnish the bail. Mrs. Spitaleri had been imprisoned since yesterday when seized by FBI agents and arraigned before a U. S. commissioner. She pleaded innocent to the larceny charge. Her youthful husband revealed that he had been without sleep since Saturday when he started from Ft. Benning, Ga., to oFrt Devens, Mass., to be discharged. On arrival he was told that his bride, a former University of Georgia student, had been arrested here while en route to meet him at the Fort Devens separation center where he was discharged yesterday. "I'm about ready to collapse — this mess coming .on top of all those sleepless days didn't help matters any," he,, said. "I feel that my wife's record will be greatly in her favor when she appears in court. Regardless of that I'll stick by her." Paul Spitaleri an insurance broker and father of the soldier, paced nervously in a federal building office while bail arrangements were being completed. "Of course this is a terrible thing," he said. "We're frightfully upset, especially since we haven't eaten since noon yesterday." Asked why they had not eaten, the soldier's mother interrupted to remark sharply: "We like to get one thing done at a time." Spitaleri said that he hoped to take his bride to his parent's home as soon as her release was obtained. He said he had been married two months. Sign Says, Safe Contains Records, They Rob Vault Shelbyville, Ky. —(flV- Burglars spotted this sign under a wall safe in the office of a bottling company. "This safe contains records only. All money is in the vault." So the culprits cut the 400-pound vault loose and fled with it —and $400. Bring jptjbns foUs! "We've Got It" Have your doctor look at you every six months. Let Him protect your health by preventing sick- Iness. Bring us your prescriptions and we will fill them exactly as the doctor orders them. We've WARD & SON The Leading Got It Phone 62 Druggist Finley Ward Frank Ward Protect Your Car by Greasing and Lubricating Keep your car in smooth running condition by letting us service it. Dealers For... Packard • GMC Trucks • Crosley Radios WYLIE MOTOR (0. Arch 3rd & Walnut Charles Hope, Ark. road crossing. The total cost of Arkansas projects under construction or approved by June 30. 1945, was placed at S7.040.424, of which $5,223,490 was to be supplied by the federal government. This large figure- is Ihe result of including the Memphis bridge. A lolal of 27.4 miles is involved. Since Ihesc dale were compiled, hni'nf ~iuV,'.,VT, ,1 «"'i" i •".'":"-"?°- Congress has cleared the way for but of Maryland. His home is m the postwar highwav construction ?nd mm'' W?3!i£ 0 t COmi K lnl - ty '-i-T' 1 far < alread >- s ° vc ™'l contract " 'have LH fh f Jf n 'r^, e 1S «• mar-i been awarded in Arkansas and led, the father of three children, more have been advertised. Arkan- nn h °rf lhc f East «- bcst k P° wn Isas is one of nine stales spccifical- ports broadcasters His speciality |i y commended bv General Fen- several years has been giving j ing for having made ''good proof thelgrcss. . toward the revision of -" Still More Radio Stations At the Federal Communications Commission offices, it was said lo- day lhat inquiries had come from everal Arkansas communities vhich have no radio stalions. This indicates that no section of Ihe tate will be without primary serv- ce very long. Latest application granted was tnal of Ihe Harrison Broadcasting Corporation. A group if citizens there already is pro- •feding with construction plans. The net station will have 250 watts power and will operate on 1240 kilocycles. Among other towns from which applications soon may be orthcoming are Russellville, Brinkey and Batesville. Friday, March Oaklawn Entries for Saturday First Race — SI.000 clmg. -4 yos up: li furs. Odd Pair 110; Extreiiius 115; Bay Carse 11~>: Miss Tullano- 1'liiy 110; 112; xlOli. 1 yos x 107: \\<}Z; Hoy Du/- Tenth of Many BAYLOR BASKETBILL TEAM. READY FOR NYU-Co.ich Bill Henderson talks to his Baylor University starting five before the Southwest Conference champions take the floor at Madison Square Garden, New York City, for a workout in preparation for the all-important game with NYU on Wednesday night. Left to right the players are: George Shearin, Jack Robinson, Billy Hailey, Bill Johnson and Mark Belew. This champion team boasts a record of 24 wins and two losses. (NEA Tclephoto) Capitol Talk Washington, March 1 — Arkansas may supply a brand new member for the next Congress Arch vIcDonald. native of Hot Springs, his candidacy in the — not of ' ' Vashmgion [ames. n base ball team's submission of systems." initial (secondary) FWAs' Arkansas Figures Maj Gen. Philip B. Fleming, ederal Works Agency administra- or, has submilled lo Congress the agency ment ixlh annual report of the or the fiscal year which ended une 30, and from it the following igures relating directly to Arkanas have been gleaned: . From the $25,000,00 appropria- lon tor National Forest highways Arkansas has been apportioned $334.226 with which to carry on postwar construction. Arkansas was one of seven states vhicn end not share in the $14,007 971 public buildings construction expenditures, all directly related to he war. More than $3,000,000 was spent in the District of Columbia and Virginia; $2,976,747 in Califor- Basketball Results By The Associated Press tAST Ellis Island Coast Guard 50 Wagner College 36. SOUTH Bainbridge Navy 02 Valley Forge (Pai Army Hospital 42. Southern conference basketball tournament . (Raleigh, N. C.) (First Round i North Carolina 54; Maryland 27 Virginia Tech 39: George Washington 33. Duke 44; North Carolina Slate 38 (overtime i. Wake Forest 42; William and Mary 31. Rio cle Janeiro — — Fun-loving Brazilians even laughed in the face of a temporary but mariced water shortage in this city. Such jokes as these made the rounds: "Propercio is ill ... What's the mailer'.' .. . . Water on the knee. ... Oil, surely the doctor's mistaken." "Strawberries have a double •aluc now . . . How so'.' ... I just have to look al them and my mouth waters." "I had a funny dream las (night. I thought 1 had been knighted by King George of England " . . Ah. I know ... a Knight of the Bath!" Rio columnist Cyrano wound up his observations on the water shortage: "Kverythina in this world lias its compensatory factor, even the water shortage. Finally we can drink milk lhat has not been watered." But another wit answered: "That's why there's a milk shortage too. There's no water to dilute it with." o HE BEEFED ABOUT IT Mason-Dixon conference tourna- For war public works and serv- ces, the Bureau of Community acihties spenl $474,742,691 (wilh ocal sources providing sufficient o make the total cost $775,237,943) a Arkansas participation was $1,986,292 in federal funds (oC total cost of $2,201,619) for 45 public work projects: $706,342 federal unds (of $1,678,084.total) for pubic services. ' •'••• • Because of the amount involed in building the new bridge a't Mem- Sixth Jliis, and approaches to it, Arkan- ment as is second only to California in (Fort Sheridan 111) he total of federal funds assigned (Semi-Finals) o Public Roads Administration- Ft. Sheridan Ramblers 74- Ft PP ^ 0 , V /r d ,?}'° jeCtS ' l , Arkansas ' s total Sheridan Bakers and Cooks ''il s »5,140,4aa,ol which $4,574,886 is Camp Grant 111 75• M fw-' ,Vnn Defense Highway Funds and Ihe Disciplinary Barracks'->0 •emamder regular federal aid for SOUTHWEST iighways and secondary roads. Kansas 52- Oklahom-i 41 r o a o l T^'l ? a ^ rcsate is « 4 .'40,- Southeastern Sia? C (Okla) 4092 - S° t * 1 ,^ --."&"S 5Bi " phillips u - (0klai - (i (Baltimore^ (First Round) Washington College (Westminister, Md.) 40; Johns Hopkins 34. Loyola (Baltimore) 52; Catholic University 44. Western Maryland 49; Gallaudet O J. i Ame ,,'r can Uni versily 55; Randolph-Ma con 39. Southern Conference Tournament (Louisville, Ky.) (First round). U. of Kentucky 69; Auburn 24 Tennessee 46; Vanderbilt 3'^ Louisiana State 74; Tulane 29 Georgia 36; Georgia Tech 30 MIDWEST Kansas Stale 54; Nebraska 49. Hamlirie 51; Iowa State Teachers 08. Emporia (Kas.) State 53; Mc- Pnerson (Kas.) 48. ^Bradley Tech 87; Dayton (Ohio) Loyola (Chicago) 02; Iowa Sea- hawks 01 (overtime). Service Command lourna- $4,000,000 assigned. Of ¥83,311,0bd in defense and regular highway funds spent during the fiscal year, $581,142 was used n Arkansas. This state began the current fiscal year with $690,080 available for grogrammcr puojects Juring lhc 12 months prior lo July 1, 1945, 44.8 miles of road were compleled al a cost of $758,902 $403,931 was federal of which noncy. Projects with an estimated cost of $529,148, of which $364.367 was .o come from federal sources, were suspended in Arkansas because of shortages of materials, labor or ~.. u .vu b ,,o w j. iiitiiui iai^i, jtujor or r ort equipment. Included was one rail-1 Douglas Border Conference Tournament. (Albuquerquei. (First Round) 'le.xas Teen 62: Texas Mines 39. New Mexico 44; Arizona Site at lemplc 32. FAR WEST Central Washington College 52; Western Washington 40. i'arragut Naval Base 45; Eastern Wasnington College 42. Ninth Service Command tourna merit. (Fort Orel, Calif.) (Championship final). Fort Lewis iWashj i Utah i 50. 7U; Ft. AUCTION SALE The following buildings of C. C. C. Camp located on Highway 79, 2 miles North of Magnolia, Arkansas will be sold at public auction at 1:30 P. M. Monday, March 18, No. Tl5—Office Ceiled 48x20 fh pine floor. No. T14—Warehouse L shaped 48x51 and 27x14 ff. not ceiled, pine floor No. T13—Garage 30x50 ft. not ceiled, concrete floor No. T12—Bath house, concrete floor, 76x20 ft. No. T9—Storage 59x22 ft. pine floor No. T4—Technical quarters 60x20 ft., ceiled with partitions, pine floor No. T5—Woodshop 18x70 ft. pine floor in one end No. Tl—Staff Residence 22x58 ft. ceiled with partitions, pine floor No. T2—Office 22x74 ft. ceiled overhead and walls, pine floor No. T8—Kitchen and mess hall, T shaped 100x20 and 32x48 ft., partly ceiled, pine floor No. T7—Office, ceiled, 20x24 ft., pine floor No. T3—Oil House, 10x10 ft., concrete floor No. T10—Barracks, 76x20 ft., pine floor No. Tl 1—Barracks, 76x20 ft., pine floor All buildings are one story with composition roll roofing. All bids are for cash and buildings must be moved within 6 months of purchase. DATE: March 18 TIME: 1:30 P. M. PLACE: A & M College, Highway 79, Magnolia, Arkansas For further information call or write J. E. Cleaver, Business Manager, A. and M. College, Magnolia. Arkansas. n * i 9 i Brazil Has Its Water Shortage ma 107:' Xem Wood x!02: ground 112: Khayyam's Kid /'orawar 112; Smooth Blade Appeal Agent 112; Difficult (II). 'Second Race — $1,000 clmg. up; (j furs. Private Howie Kverplayl'ul xlO.'i: Posl Luck [Peggy's Boy 112: Inwood II:!; |al Edge 107; Bolo Gray xlOO: (it X113: Nocoyold 111!; 'l.ochiea 112' Mack Stut/ 112; Milk Flip 112; 111!). j Third Race — $1,000. Ale. :; yos; |(i furs. Taseosa xllO; Tiger Lce'llO 1 Poii Mars 112; Fly Out 112; Pouting Mac xl()7: Prince Vito X107; Twirl Girl xlOfi: (7>. Fourth Race— SI.000; ale 3 vos' (i furs. Wa/a Walla 107; Sugar Beet I 112; Whiteford Will xllO; Kvelyn' W. xll)5: John Sabo 118: Kspiri'tu 11!!: PlentUut'f 115. <">. Fifth Race — $1.000 clmg. 4 yos up: (i furs. Ksar Of Auiiley fl.V, June T. xlOo; Law-O-Kss 108; Leanord G. ll!i: Colly Shock 113; Foneda 104; Edgar B. ll.'i: Ho Hum ill); Laird's Cat 112: Seebeebee . xllli; Prety Is llfi. (ID I Sixth Race — $1.500, Hep. "The- Moody Hotel" ;i yos up; (i furs: i Bolo Tie 111; Double Back l()ti- a-i Bolus 122; a-Holdall llli: Tawny! Lady 102; Jacalitos 10-1 <(!> A - L. i Tikulaski Entry. j Seventh Race — SI.200: ale. -It yos up: 6 furs. King Victory 112:! Valdina Date xl!3: Faff lilA: Big ' Meal x!02: a-Gomel 111); Gal Ann 1 xl()2: b-Lord Valout 112: fie! Rev- ! ere xKifi: a-Qnintero 111); Second i Love 107: b-Phantom Player lit!; j A-J .C. Kills Entry. B-J. Arthur Entry.' Eighth Race —• Sl.non: yos up: 1 1-(i miles. Wolf 112: Sir Rogue 107; IVI.ike 100: Attache 11!!; Sna.-y Wheatstraw 107: Guantc II Tenth Jap accused ns a war criminal to go on trial in Japan is Capl. Yuhichi Sakamoto, pictured in Yokohama court. He is churned with torturing American prisoners of wiir. to force them to attend and furnish entertainment for a Jup celebration ovc-r the death of the late President Roosevelt. clience today with the ,_ who accompanied John} Glennon and Fiancis* Spellman to Home The automatic grinl chines of the beaimg" which grind the mnei .. rings of ball and i oiler to a percision srnooth I-'10,000,000th of an iHi/hl ance, rotate their spindles W2 r revolutions per second, or 1 12tJ, • o -MV,"> About 438.000 miles ofrtlhe lion's highway system aTUfdav IS G( YOUR CREDIT TRY Hope Mattress For better work at prices—Old beds madil and new beds made We Call for and DelW Anywhere One day service in tdwf Bargains in Sccondha'f Furniture i ALL WORK GUARANTI Phone 152 411 S. Hoi i.'-t^^fljysy^ , Pope Pins XII will be 70 years [old tomorrow and, on the eve of' jhis anniversary, he sent a special) [blessing today to all the people of' . |]c | ihe United States. Creek ! Tomorrow :l | HO \ v j|] ^,, j nt! Hev . F-ist'''""' ""iiiversary of his election as X , () Y. 'Pope on March 2. 1039. He was i-' r ,' i crowned ten days later. "Hi _>e PiusXtS Will Celebrate 70th Birthday Vatican City. March iotherwi 10 pope appeared pale, well, at A Complete Line of CITIES SERVICE PRODUC TIRES, TUBES, BATTERlJ and ACCESSORIES If SEAT COVERS Put on by$i Expert . . . R. N. Putmanj Washing & Greasing^; An Expert Mechanic/fi ANTHONYl! SERVICE STATI0J Phono 1106 • : M erms Institution Creqmulsion relieves promptly because it goes right to the seat of the trouble to help loosen and expel germ Jaden phlegm, and aid nature to sootlie and heal raw, tender, In- Manila (/!>i— All day long a i ? amed bronchial mucous mem- ' branes. Tell your druggist to sell you S. GREENING SECRETARY the last quarter of beef, the Coast Guardsman grunted: "Whatever became of those meatless Tuesdays." V, STILL URGENTLY NEEDED. As long as the Red Cross is needed, clubs and canteens will offer a touch of home to Gh in Germany and Japan. And meanwhile Hood and disaster will require insianl eracrjj«ncy service here at home. Give now! NECESSARY FOR YEARS. The slow convalescence of a crippled veteran in a hospital calls for months of unflagging, genuine sympathy anil encouragement from Keel Cross social workers. This kind of service must be available for years. To make it possible, give now. "ALWAYS READY." Disaster, flood, and epidemic must never find the Red Cross unprepared to render instant, effective service on the spot —and getting die injured away to safety. Your contribution will make effective service possible at once —every where J Now.. . more than ever fie needs your Red Cross V-DAY is history, but Victory over war's effects^ on our disabled service men is far in the future! And thousands of Red Cross women are still', in active heart-wanning service—abroad and at;, home—still helping to lift the burdens of wor>; : ried—crippled—discouraged—homesick Gls. •| This is the war that never ends— calling on- the Red Cross for the services that must never jail our victorious troops—and calling on you for the contributions that arc needed now — even''; more than they were in the years of battle! Star by the Adrcrihiiig Comnil in Cooperation with the American Red Cross, r> t Voice of Opinion By S. Burton Heath— By Persons Unknown The Congressional Invesii'i-itiii' Committee has completed iVthrec be iion i ,'''' I h "' s l:ilu '" ' •l..)()0.00() words of testimony h hi! " n M " n<l ' M »"""< l; < "f ) its. Ihe net result seems t utter conlusion There will be :, majority report lh.it probably will clear the Ad- istrathm of all bi;,r,,e. There ,'•'•;! '"."""•".V '•'•P<>rl lhal prob- o ir h wi K '," "u"' h blam(! in «»<' no.ii the \Vlute House Upon only one thim; can an agree- ent be anticipated. Presumably reaching What is atmosphere sides will concede that somebody blundered. Without partisa-i- smp or prejudice, solely on the committee's record, an'objective analyst might well paraphrase the we i-known coroner's jury verdict find say that "the American Navy was lell to its death by a person or_ persons lo us unknown " lhc inquiry has been a disappointment. Thai is not merely because it did not find a scoundrel or even an acceptable «oat. So many made such human mistakes apparently, that even ultimate' hi lory may have trouble categorical conclusions, hardest to forgive is tin of cheap partisanship in which Ihe committee functioned from beginning to end. To one who is at all familiar with political and propaganda methodologies, it was apparent throughout lhal each party had entered the inquiry with a bill of roods to bc sold. Instead of seeking honestly lo find out how our flee'l came to be surprised and almost annihilated, so that we might guard against,, ny repetition, each side spent its time Irvine, to find or twist evidence lo support its preconceptions. If anybody yet has produced a conclusion thai may hope to stand Ihe test of time, perhaps it was Lt.> Col. George W. Bicknell, who was General Short's assistant chief of intelligence, who said: "I feel thai we might expect another Pearl Harbor unless we can develop an intelligence service lhat is co-ordinated and efficient and made available to all agencies through one central point." To which he added what teems a very fail- summary of the 150,000- page hearings: "It was not a question of personnel. Il was lhc system lhal was wrong.'' "~ '"—•-"-"-• "-"•- 0 • " *• Top Army Men D VV ITnfiSs 77 1 (L I I Vrf «•?*•/ -ombTest . ELTON C. FAY Washington, Marcli 2 —Vn—' A ne biggest brass plan to witness the forthcoming lesl of the atom bomb againsl seapower in the Pacific. It was learned, today thai three of the four members of the joint chiefs of staff .will .attend the ex- perimiints at BJkini atoll, wiih the idea of making a first-hand esti- intile of-the A tec-ml>'s>offect on .ex- isting'armaments and strategy. General Dwight Eisenhower, army chief of staff, has announced he would observe the tesls. Aides of Admiral Chester Nirnitz, chief of naval operations, said he was planning to attend and the same report came from General Carl Spaatx., commander of Army Air Forces. However, al the White House it was said that Admiral William D. Leahy, presidential military-naval adviser and fourth member of the chiefs of staff, probably Hope 47TH YEAR: VOL. 47—NO. 118 Star WEATHER FORECAST Arkansas: fair, not much change in temperature this afternoon, tonight and Sunday. Star of Hooe. 1899: Pross. 1927. Consolidated January IB. 1929. HOPE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 1946 Truman Has Trouble In Housing Bill Washington. Miirch '2 —(/T 1 )— Picsidenl Trunum's emergency homebuilding program bogged flown deeper than ever today on Capitol Hill, despite the warning of lousing Expediter Wilson W. \\.vjitt Ihiil each days' delay is costing the nation 3,000 new living units. The House, which originally was loglsla- scheduled to vote on the lion Wednesday, was in recess until Monday and it was evident that .•idministralion lenders needed the weekend breather for a new effort to muster badly-needed support for the bill Mr. Truman wants. Indeed, there were strong indications the White Hou.se might have to recast completely its housing proposals, for the dominant House opposition gave scant heed yesterday to Mr plea that approval be given provisions he considered vital. In an urgent letter to Speaker Hay bum (D-Tex), Mr. Truman asked specifically for congressional approval of provisions for price ceilings on all houses and authori- Danger in the Very Fact That Germany Is So Completely Smashed By DEWITT MACKENZIE AP World Traveler Frankfurt, Germany, March,2— The devastation wrought by total war in Germany's eilies is so terrific that you have to pick your way carefully among th the ruins lest your view of more important things he cut off, and so this looks like a good point to check up on the outstanding points of our tour in the occupied zones of the defeated Reich 1 suppose we should start with the observation that Germany is so badly smashed that she would be physically incapable of making war again for many years even if she wer allowed to go her own way unhampered The German has an expressive word for anything which is smashed and that is "kaput" Well, Germany is kaput physically and no mistake about that However, the very facl that the , Reich is kaput creates a grave Truman's special {danger for the United Nations." This to in eon- Iy to use $<iOO,liOO,000 in subsidies | The experts say to break the bottleneck struction materials. But the letter arrived yesterday a few minutes after the House voted 154 to (ill, to kill the part f Ihe bill pulling price ceilings on existing dwellings. is lhal Ihe Allies may be lulled into a feeling of false security and relax their avowed determination to sit on the lid in Germany until it ts clear that its people have been reformed. Germany is militarily impotent. Then, fighting a delaying action, minded people take thirty years to clear away the rubble of the destroyed cities, lo say nothing of trying to rebuild. But there is small doubt that while the Germans arc beaten physically they aren't beaten mentally, and that their transformation into a peace administration leaders brought about adjournment of the House until Monday before a vote could br reached on Ihe subsidy issue. Republicans and some southern Democrats joined in opposition to involve a very long period .pf reeducation and military occupation . There is another equally vital point. The peace of Europe does not necessarily depend on German mentality. Germany is stralegical- the administration proposals. and|ly the heart of the continent not even alter the president's Icier a r-I only militarily but politically, rived the trend appeared to be Should the Reich become the battleground to determine lhc balance of power in Europe — which heaven forbid — we should have a situation which might easily produce another upheaval. This danger is emphasized, ns reported in yesterday's column, by a spirit of uncertainty in the American zone — a feeling that the United Stales public is weakening in ils determination to occupy Germany militarily until time has es- lablished peace in Europe. That's , v. uld not go to Bikini. Official's | after running strong toward passage of a Republican substitute for the administration bill. The substitute, authored by Hep. Wolcotl (R-Miclu. omits any reference to price ceilings on home or to use of subsidies to bring about larger production of building materials, described by Mr. Truman as lhc hto.i of his program. Wolcott's bill provides for the conlinuation of government authority lo use allocations ahd priorities for channeling scarce build'••': materials into moderately ' . Monies; a $1,000,000,000 increase in Ihe government insurance of mortgages on new homes, and preference lo veterans in the purchase or rental of new homes. Texas Vet Found Guilty of Murder Littleton, Colo., March 2 — (/Pi— Joseph Dosroriers, 2(i, San Antonio, Texas, veteran today faced a possible sentence of from one to eight years after being found guilty of voluntary manslaughter in lhc fatal shooting of his wife, Katherinc, last Oct. 1H. Tne slender ex-soldier broke inlo tears of happiness when the jury, hours of delibera- said they knew of no plans for President Truman to make the long trip to the central Pacific. Vice Admiral W. H. P. Blandy, commander of the joint task force for the lest, look occasion at a news conference last night to make two points: , 1— The test of the bomb on warships, aircraft and army ground "*. v force equipment is a "thoroughly joint" job, with all ser ices participating. 2—"There is not any desire to rig this lest to favor particularly the bomb, the ships or aircraft." The hitler was an apparent reference to recent public suggestions that the large! ships might be deployed in a manner which would minimi/.e ihe effect ol" the blast. Joint task lorce officials assert that it is nither planned nor expected thai the first blast or even the second will destroy the * entire fleet. (The first tesl calls for an Army Air Forces bomber to drop an Ato om bomb fused to explode in the air above the large! fleet. In the second lest, Ihe bomb is to be exploded at water level. In a third experiment, at some undecided future dale, the bomb will be detonated under water, i Bentonville Man -, Charged With Rape of 16 Year Old Girl Fayetleville. March 2 —(/l'i— A 32-year-old Benlonville business man has been charged with rape in connection with an alleged at- lack Tuesday night on a Ki-year- old Fayelleville girl. Deputy Prosecutor Peter Kslos filed the charge against Earl Watson. Vj, Estes said the girl was picked up /.Hitside a theater here Tuesday d night and taken home ear'v the ' i next day. al which lime Watson was iiiTcslcd. J. ^Wilson of ~ El Dorado, Announces for Lt. Governor Little Hock. March 2 i/l'i Former El Dorado Mayor Jake li. Wilson has become the first to announce his candidacy for lieutenant governor by filing a corrupt practices Sj» pledge wilh the secretary of state. LI. Gov. J. L. Shaver of Wynne has indicated he will not seek reelection. Wilson was president pro-lem ol Ihe slale Senate in 1M23. lie was a caiididalc for lieiMenanl governor in l!J2(j but was deleateil by Ihe late Harvey Parncll. He was mayor <jf El LMiauu :n 1027-31 and is a native ul tion. returned its verdict yesterday. Desrnriers had testified that he accidentally shot his wife us they rode in the back seat of a car driven by Marie Woidill, 2(i, of Atlantic City, N. J. He said he bought the revolver lo commit suicide because of trouble wilh his wife's family, and intended only to "scare" his wife. Miss Woidilt testified lhal Desrosiors raped her before they picked ui) his wife and again .after she was slain. Desrosiers said Muss Woidill consented to his advances before they picked up his wife, and denied having relations with her after the shooting. Beer Answers the invasion Question as Crew Returns Okinawa — (/P) — The big question during an invasion is: "How did the firs! assault wave do?" II didn't take long to find the answer at Okinawa ' Going in, the fifth assault wave passed Ihe ship thai carried the initial attackers ashore. a frightening thought. The wholesale readjustment of the balance of power as Europe has cast Uncle Sain in the role of friendly mediator between Russia and Britain. Should American public opinion result in our abandonment of Ihe original plan of occupation nf Germany, it would ornate «'i vacuum in the Reich lhal would necessarily bc filled by another power and thai would produce a whirlwind. As lo Ihe general situation in Germany, things are improving. There are three main bottlenecks in Ihe rehabilitation program — food, coal and transport. Encouraging progress is being made in the case of the hitler two although conditions told arc/ appalling. There is a serious shortage of food in many areas of Ihe four allied zones of occupation. There is much illness and in some sections there have been epidemics or are threats of them. Things may get worse before they get better in the mailer of food, for there is a great shortage of fertilizer in the country as well as seed and farm machinery. It is incongruous lo see lh" Germans going oboul wearing far better clothes than Ihe folk in the countries which were occupied, or even in England. The Hitlerite military stripped most of Ihe conquered countries and sent home so much wearing apparel that many German families have enough fine things to last for years. You see fur coals and silks on people living .among Ihe ruins. Progress also is being made in de-Nazifying Germany and in gelling democratic institutions under way. Among other things the schools have been purged :'"<! Ihe Lille folk no longer are being taught Nazism and militarism in Ihe classroom. What they may still be taught at home by Nazi minded fathers and mothers is another question. A point which stands out clearly as a warning lo Ihe Allies is thai while Ihe German people arc chastened by their beating, thp'-v natures haven't yet been changed. Reeducation .and moral rearmament are the only change that. things which will Names Needed for Hempstead County's Service Book. War M In order to complete Hempstead County's Service Memorial book in World War 11, the names are needed for all Ihose lost in action. If you have lost any love ones please send their Name, Rank and Dale lost in .action lo Southern Publishing Co., in care of the Hope Furniture Company. These names are needed very much lo complete the book so brin^ or send Ihcm in as soon as possible and il will bc greatly appreciated. Navy Flier Given Up as Lost They Knew it had been The returning crew was beer. Little Rock, March 2—Chief Petty Officer Otis Earl Ingram, aged 2'J, who was reported missing after a bombing mission over Palau island July 27. 1944 has been declared dead, his mojher. Mrs. J. M. Jackson of lOlli Booker street, lias been notified. Mr. Ingram, who served in the navy 10 years, was educated in Liltlc Rock schools. He was a member of First Baptisl church of Pensacola, Fla., where his wife lives. A brother, Maj. Lewis Ingram of the Army Air Forces, lias been missing over Burma since November 8, 1044. Another brother, James Ingram, of Lillle Rock, lias been discharged from the navy. Chief Petty Officer Otis Earl Ingram, Major Lewis Ingram and James Ingram arc all nephews of Mrs. Fred Luck of Hope. — —o Philadelphia Quiet, Truce in G. E. Strike ..Philadelphia. March 2 — (UP) — A week-end truce in Ihe troubled General ^.icctric slrike lefl Philadelphia quiet today as strikers and police awaited further developments on the Ihrealcned city-wide walkout of CIO members. A cordon of 800 policemen was again spread out today around the big GE Eastwick plant, foval point of violence and rioting last Wednesday and Thursday. However, for the second successive day, union pickets obeyed a court ban on mass picketing at the plant. UMW Want New Wage Contract Washington, The United March 1 —(UP) — Mine Workers to. day requested the nation's soft coal operators to negotiate a new wage contract for 450,000 miners and simultaneously filed notice of intentions to strike in 30 days in support of new demands. UMW President John L. Lewis asked the soft coal operators to meet UMW negotiators here at 11 a.m., March 12. He filed the strike notice with the Labor Department, National Labor Relations Board and Wage Stabilization Board in accordance with the War Labor Disputes Act. Lewis' action came on the first day that the current contract between the union and operators could be opened. He said in his letter of notification to the chairman of the national joint bituminous wage negotiating conference that five points are in controversy, relating to 'hours, rates and conditions of employment. Pointing out that there had been a significant change in national government wage plociy, Lewis said: "The national joint conference about to convene will also have before it broad questions affecting wages, hours, rules, practices, differentials and inequalities, as well as other current and involved pertinent problems of the industry." Lewis told Secretary of Labor Lewis B. Schwellenbach in •another letter accompanying the strike notice that the miners would continue at their jobs for the next 30 days under the War Labor Disputes Act. He protested, however, this requirement because the war ended six months ago. "Nevertheless," Lewis said, "since the act still lies heavily on the statute books the UMW is de- serious of meeting all of its requirements." By CARL D. SORESI Washington, March 2 — (#>)— Brit- am, France and the United Stales jressed today for final agreement on a joint declaration encouraging Spaniards to overthrow Generalissimo Franco. But the ques- 1011 was: which Spaniards? Diplomatic representatives of the three powers were intent on citing ihe proposed pronouncement ready for public release this weekend, but France and the United Stales were reported split on issue of what elements to address in the manifesto. French embassy counse- or, Armand Berard, conferred for 80 minutes lale yeslerday afler- ipon with Paul Culberlson, Slale Department chief of western Euro- jean affairs, but no final agree- ncnl was reached. Earlier, the State Deparlment confirmed that Britain and France iad "approved in principle" the U. S. proposed declaration reliably •eported as spurring Spaniards to set up a broadly representative interim government in Madrid pledged to: 1. Calling national elections 2. Declaring political amensty. 3. Providing freedom of religion, assembly, and press. In return, the new government would receive full economic and diplomatic recognition by the Red Planes Fire on U. S. Patrol Plane Washington, March 1 —(a 3 )— Government officials said today two Russian fighter planes recently fired on a United Stales patrol plane after it .flew over Ihe Sovicl airbase area al Port Arthur. These officials, who declined direct attribution, said some dama A. P. L Seek Jones Mill Power Plant Washington. March, 2 —(/P)— The Arkansas Power and Light Company today awaited a reply from its offer to pay the federal government $13,000,000 for the uncompleted power plant at Jones Mill, Ark., and the Ark-La trans mission line. ^President C. Hamilton Moses said Ihe company would complete the power plant, 'integrate the transmission line into its entire system, and provide 70,000 kilowatts or more for full operation of the Lake Catherine aluminum plant. The Jones Mill planl was started by the federal government during the war to supply the aluminum planl at Lake Catherine. Work was ] halted when power was provided by combined existing facilities of the government and private utilities. The Ark-La line, 194 miles long, has not been ulilized since the aluminum planl closed al the end of the war. The line was built al a cost of $4,000,000 by a group of five south Arkansas ' and five north Louisiana rural cooperatives. Moses said there are no co-ops that can be served by the Ark-La line without construction of "many miles of expensive transmission lines." e none men Magneisum is so welik in its pure state that a small boy could bend a half-inch bar, yet it is so lough easy, as an alloy that is will stand the drinking i .slock of landing ;i 30-ton war I plane. Open Letter to Every Man, Woman in Hempstead County, Support Your Red Cross Last night President Truman officially opened the 19-lti Red Cross Fund Campaign with a radio ad{I i ess emphasizing that the work of the lied Cross is 'never done' and 'must go on.' Beginning Monday. March 4, soiie one will call on you asking for vour membership in your Hempsteail County Chapter of Ihe American lied Cros's. President Truman pointed out thai Ihesc volunteer workers are busy, civic minded people, serving an organization recognUed Ihroughtous the World. Please have your contribution ready! Don't make llicse busy back. The county's qutoa is $B.(i7(i.OO. Filly-five cents out of each dollar rem'ains in Hempstead County. You should give not less than one-hall day's, pay or profits. Last, year most of \ou gave a full day's pay. Alieady several business firms have indicated thai they will give as much as last year. Both Veterans' organizations have urged you lo help. Hernenibcr Ihe Red Cross now ^ti'\ui ull men overbedo aad uiuot continue to serve our 1,000.000 men. who arc to remain in the Army of Occupation. With BaO Clubs the Ked Cross establishes a 'bit of the U.S.A.'s in an enemy land for our men. Surely we all want lo keep them there. The Ked Cross serves 700 Veterans and Military Hospitals at home. The MiliUvry is ' ' '3.000 more Red Cross these installations. : The Red Cross serves locally the | Veterans. Ihe distressed, the sick and stands ready with National support to meet and disaster such was done the navy plane, but of the eight officers and aboard was injured. The incident was said to have occurred off the China coast. The navy is reported to have taken the matter up wilh Russian authorities in the China area. The Russians are said here to contend that the American plane had the right to fly over the Port Arthur area, since it is a fortified zone. Consequently, they argue, the Soviet pilots were fully within their rights lo open fire. Best information here is thai the American craft did not return the fire. An official report may be issued on the affair. There have been a series of exchanges between Washington and American naval commanders in the area aboul the incident. The view generally expressed at Ihe State Deparlment is that the Russians may have been within their rights lo take Ihe action they did, and lhal even though he may len- have lost his bearings The Am can pilot had no legal right to fly over the area. Charge Negro With Rape Slaying Columbia, Mo., March 1 —(A'l— Floyd Cochran. 34, Negro, was formally charged loday with the rape slaying here February a of Miss Marylou Jenkins, attractive Stephens college graduate, and was arraigned before Justice George Star- roll on lhal charge and a charge of lirst. degree murder in the fatal shooting last Saturday of his wife, jMae Anna Cochran. i Cochran asked for a preliminary hearing in each ease and il was set lor nexl Wednesday morning. The Negro, who has been held in the Cole county jail at Jefferson City since last Tuesday, was brought here for the brief proceedings today, and then returned to Jefferson Cily for safekeeping. George A. Spencer, prosecuting attorney, said lhal Cochran has ad- I milled several times under questioning that he killed Miss Jenkins and his wife, and Hillbilly Band at Spring Hill School Tues. Night March 5 _ ... Norman Jones, Superintendent asking for | ol the Spring Hill school, announced workers for '• loday lhal. Texas Slim and added that he be- enough to right and )—Means Associated Press Newspaper Enterprise Ass'rv. PRICE 5c COPY Allies Press Spaniards to Overthrow Franco, but the Question: Which Spaniards? the three powers. The proposal was understood to leave the tasks of changing the present Spanish government to the Spanish people themselves. II was indicated there would be no immediate break with Franco until the tri-power appeal for a change was answered. Differences between the French and U. S. viewpoints were reported hinging on a description of the Spaniards to whom the declaration would be aimed. At present, it was learned, the American proposal is addressed to the Spanish people "inside or outside the (Spanish) government." If thai applies only lo Spaniards within Spain, thus excluding the Spanish Republican government in-exile, then France, it was learned, wants the phraseology changed to read "inside and oulside Spain." France now harbors a reported 250,000 Spanish Republicans under an elected premier, Dr. Jose Giral. The British government, through its embassy here, is understood being kept informed of the negotiations. It is believed Britain will probably side with the American viewpoint on the matter. The French have cabled Paris of the disagreement, but it was uncertain how strongly their government would insist on its point about Spanish Republican exiles: UAW Resumed otidfions Wilh 6. M. By ROY J. FORREST Detroit, March 2 —(UP)— CIO United Auto Workers officials resumed negotialions with General Motors today under a mandate from the national UAW con- lerence to reject any agreement short of the recommendations of President Truman's facl finding panel. Hopes for an early end of the 102-day walkout, longest in automotive history, soared and plummeted in Ihe last 48 hours, The national conference yesterday sDurned the corporation's sug- getsed setllement which contained me besl terms yel offered. The 200 delegates, representing 175,000 strikers in 92 GM plants across the country, simultaneously called on CIO President Philip Murray, .to summon the. CIO executive board inlo special session to consider a coordinated CIO union pressure campaign againsl General Motors. The delegates voled to continue the strike until GM accepted in full the recommendations of President Truman's fact-finding panel in Ihe dispute — a 19-1-2 cents an hour pay hike and reinstatement of the cancelled 1945 contract. . The strike could still end today. If the corporation should yield on Ihe final points at the session with the union scheduled for 10 a. m., UAW leaders could take the agreement lo the national conference which convenes at 2 p. m. today. 1 —' " —O—"" •"'—-—™ 100 Million Asked For Red Cross Washington, March 2 (/?).—President Truman has appealed for Americans to donate even more than the $100,000,000 asked by the Red Cross in its annual war fund campaign. In a broadcast signalizing the start of the drive, the chief executive said last night. "With true American generosity, let us exceed this Red Cros» campaign goal. As president of the United Stales, 1 urge you, my fellow Americans, to support this noble cause to the utmost of your ability." The war. he said, is not over either for the Red Cross or the sick and wounded in army and navy hospitals." The lens of the human eye is more rounded in front than behind. The stand France in Hostile Acts Franco Says, By RALPH FORTE Madrid, March 2 —(UP)— General Francisco Franco's government today accused France of hostile acts and admitted that Spanish Republican guerrillas from France are carrying on a "terrorism" campaign in the interior of Spain. The cabinet issued a sharp com- munique after a long night session in Franco's home during which, reliable reports said, news was phoned to Franco that Francis Cardinal Spellman of New York had postponed and possibly cancelled altogether his visit to Madrid. Spellman's last - minute announcement that he would be absent from the elaborate public ceremonies planned in his honor loday caused great excitement among Spanish government .officials dspite the cardinal's announcement it was bad flying weather which make it impossible for him to arrive today. Franco's communique, a retort to French action closing the Spanish-French frontier, said thai Spain had consistently been a good neighbor to France. It said that the French government, on the other hand, had sponsored or condemned a number of hostile atlacks againsl Ihe Spanish frontier and tried to discredii Spain in international gatherings. "Developments may have serious consequences for the future relations of both countries," the communique warned. The communique disclosed a number of "bloody clashes" along the frontier between Spanish forces and groups of Spanish or French Communists, "in many cases with the complicity and protection of French local authorities." It said thai a force of 5,000 Spanish exiles a Hacked the frontier in October, 1944. Part of them reached the Spanish interior and have been indulging in terrorism, it added. Surprisingly, France was blamed with mistreating Spanish Republican exiles. Spain also blamed France for altacks againsl Spanish consulales in Algiers and southern France, receiving former Siianish Republican cabinet ministers and campaigning against Spain in the UNO. The government assailed what it called "a new international Com- munisl offensive against Spain." It asked Ihe Spanish people lo differ- cntiate between the French Communists and Ihe resl of Ihe French people. One hundred Ihousand small towns and villages in Russia finally have been cleared of mines and shells and booby-traps planted during the German invasion. British May Send Protest to Moscow London, March 2 — (UP) Brilish government look the today thai Russia cannot alone invalidate the Anglo-Soviet-Iranian agreement of 1942 pledging withdrawal of foreign troops from Iran. An official foreign spokosman said the government "is holding the view that the tripartite agreement of 1942 regarding Persia (Iran) cannot be invalidated by one party." The government was understood to be considering an official protest to Moscow, perhaps in conjunction with the United Stales, against the announced Soviet intention of maintaining troops in 1 r 3 n . "No official statement can be made until the foreign office has been informed of the situation through official channels in Moscow and Tehran," the foreign office spokesman said. He said he understood 70,000 Soviet troops still were in Iran. The three-power agreement called for withdrawal of foreign troops by six months after the end of the war and today was the agreed date. The Russian radio announced yesterday that Red army troops would remain in the northern parts of Iran, including the Azerbaijan province, "until the situation has been cleared." The announcement made no reference to the international treaties in which Russia, Britian and the United States agreed to have all their troops out of Iran six months after the war ended. This dale was officially fixed as March 2. II Strange Englishmen Wait a Long Time Before They Speak to You, Boyle Says lieyed the Negro said differentiate between wrong. By HAL BOYLE Lochran was first arrested last Bombay. March 2 —I.V>— The Saturday alter attempting to com- Boyle society for the promotion of mil suicide, and his wife's body nternational' relations submits was louncl when relalives sought herewith today its first annual re- ncr lo sign papers for committing aorl on "how long can you sit in him to an institution for Ihe insane, roomful of strange Englishmen be Only a few newspaper represcn- fore one speaks :1 his Hill- appear in person Hill Gymnasium. March 5 at 8 o 1 - men and women wail or come i as Ihe Fulton flood uf several years ago. Visit the local office at the Elks Hall, Hope, and see how busy they are. Won't you gel your contribution ready now and help boost your Red Cross over the top. Yours in the lied Cross, J. A. Embree Chapter Chairman Veteran World War 1 Royce Weiscnbei gcr Fund Campaign Chairman Veteran World War U billy Pals, will nit the Spring Tuesday night, clock. The program will consist ol string band music, with clean jokes and negro comedy acts. latives and slak COI-K witnessed this morning. and the county offi- arraignmenl The State Police Say: When driving at night always dim your lights when approaching an oncoming vehicle within jUO feel. Dimmed lights insure sale uufsinj.*. LEFTOVERS Chicago. March 1 —i/l'p~- Police expiessed the belief that the burglars who broke inlo the Goldenberg Furniture Company store were clumsy and also hungry. They gained entrance by sawin Iheir way through a second floor window in Ihe rear. After looting a box in the safe of $1.400, lliev made a ground floor exit by sawing^ their way through a rear door. Lut they were so busy cleaning out a refrigerator of food they overlooked $7OOO in an inner compartment in the safe. P aper i Lun s invented in 1UJ A.1X China bv one speaks to you'.'" Although the results so far obtained were entirely negative the answer would appear to be: "Forever- if you don't wear out first yourself." 1 had heard so oflen and from so many people of British prejudice against striking up conversations with strangers lhal 1 decided to tcsl the theory myself. The opportunity came recently during a week's stay in New is the capital of India capital of British conservatism India. My quarters were in a small residential hole! at the edge of Con- naughl circus. Its clicntelle consisted of British Army • officers and their wives and number of men and women British, civil servants. It '.\'as one of those places where the rc;<idciiti» .nieeli, only ul juealo and the menu lists mutton as regularly as the sun shines. The dining room — arena for my experiment — was cozy with close set lablcs bul so quiet lhal if you dropped your fork il sounded like an artillery barrage. Dark native servants in white coals- and gorgeous red turbans padded about on silent bare feet. There were 2f> guests in the hotel All are nice respeclable people. Most were middle aged. were two young girls on the vinegar side of twenty and several bachelors who sat as far away from the girls as possible. Red Cross Meetat Barlow The Annual Hempstead County Red Cross Chapter meeting was at the Hotel Barlow with 50 held persons in atlcndace. J.A. Embree chapter chairman presided. Reports were made by the 13 committee chairman on the work of the past year. Certainly 1945 was one of the Chapter's .most successfully year:.. J : Ked Cross work Ihe group listened to the radio address of President Truman officially opening the 1946 Fund Campaign enjoyed a splendid film presented by Elmer Brown, Junior wed Cross Chairman, showing the work of t u - "- J "' ••• overseas;' overesas and .with disabled Vet-' erans. Mrs. Lucille Carrigan, the Executive Secretary with offices in the'Elks Hall, Hope, was introduced. The latter part of the meeting^" was devoted to organization ac- ' *j tiyilies for the 1946 Fund Campaier ,f TTnt'l f'liflrtrt ,.,1.,,: , °. M of the Red Cross, with, as;'' men.-' returning--' I Clifton, chairman for tl Hope Business District announce ~ ready to go' Monday, March 4 H I ward Byers and his 'Ward cha I man, Mrs. Paul Raley and M 5 Ross Bright in Ward 1, Mrs P I Raley in Ward 2, Mrs. B. L. Re * ' m Ward 3,and Mrs. Calvin Cassid I m Ward 4, staled they would oL do ihe business men, even Ihough tney slarl solicitations on March L Ba y s °. industries chairman, W.M. Sparks, special agencies chairman, and Elmer Brown school chairman, reported ready to go Monday. Sheriff Frank Hill who has charge of all rural Hcmpl stead County- and really a big job made a confident report an appeal! ed to all our citizens lo help the local workers in their communities lo reach the community's quota promptly. He pointed out that coin- mumly quotas would be published in Hope papers after March 15 showing what part of the quota had been reached by that date and thai it was hoped all would by then be 'over the top.' All lists and funds, Mr. Embree stated, were to be turned over to Miss Annie Jean Walker Campaimf Treasurer, City Hall, Hope. o VFW Sponsors Show at New 11 P.M. Sat. 4u l? ro N V l!1 bc mi dnieht show at the New theater tonight (Saturday) 11 " - sponsored by Ramsey, of Foreign 11 p. m. Cargile Post" Wars. Veterans Do to a shipping failure the picture "Dakola" will nol bc shown at tne special miduighl show tonight at the New. In order to have this benefit show sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars special arrangements were irtade to screen "First Yank Inlo Tokio" starring Tom Neil and Barbara wale. in Now if 1 hud ooei'cd .. with any of them they would have Delhi which [ shortly, thawed and by week's end and also ihe | we could have been good incnds. This. lime, however, 1 decided il was up to the empire lo make Ihe first verbal overture. I thought it only reasonable lo do all I could to make il as painless as possible so for the first lw« days each time another guesl passed my table 1 looked up and smiled and nodded in what I hoped was a Continued on Page Tnree Revenue Receipts From Racing Meet Up Over Fall Meet Little Rock. March 2 —(/Pj—• Thu -..,,.-, ,slate collected $20,2(53.02 more re- There I venue during Ihe first four days of the current race meet at Hot Springs than in lhc corresponding period of the Fall meet. Revenue Commissioner Olho A. Cook reported thai the slate's share of ihe puri-mutuel lake the lirsl four days of ihe current meeling was $59.1)50.21. compared lo $40.326.19 for last Fall. License fees collected so far were $5,965, compared t<- '' 926 the first low days of th' .'icet. In orde^ i« make the rough fibers of cheaper yarns smoother and easier to spin, it was formerly the custom lo grease them with seal oil.

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