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'vt^'^'K^-ir-*^ H-tti ffr^^a Traffic Laws to Be Enforced Chiei F. V. Haynie. told the Star ttus mornine, that immediate action would be taken to correct traffic violations, which are becoming more and more hazardous daily. license Drunken driving Drunkenness Operating a gambling'house Reckless driving Hazardous driving . - f Speeding ,? Running a red light Passing on an intersection Parking on left side of street Double parking .. No brakes ";«'<-- mm I'une nazaraous daily, if ;..,.,••• Chief complaints were, making. 1 ^ 0 j".' 1 "Sht right har.d turns on red. lights and No ^''»""••* "• Failing to signal a left turn Running a stop sign No muffler — »*-»•• •» • ••.•• -v«. ut 1110 vi i A tru, u i^t l ic following emergency vehicles. Chief Haynie said, many people are disregarding the proper method of making a right hand turn on a rea Imht You must come to a full stop and proceed only when the way is clear as the areen light always has the right oi way. Another violation Chief Haynie said, was giving the right of way to emergency vehicles, fire trucks', police cars and ambulances. It is .a violation to follow emergency vehicles. of these Chief Haynie made the following report for the Police Department during February at the Tuesday nieht meeting of the citv council- Honorable Mayor Albert Graves and Citv Council. I hereby submit a report on the activities of Police •Department for the Month of February. 1946: •Summary of arrests: Receiving stolen property 1 Auto Theft ..;;;; 3 Grand larceny 2 Burglary " ['. 2 Fugitive "J..."'.'.'.'.'.".'.'".'.'.'.'.'.".'". 1 Petty larceny ". 4 Vagrancy " g Investigalion "..'.'.'..'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'. 5 Carrying a pistol i Assault with a deadly weapon 1 Assault and battery 2 Discharging a fireaVm . .. 2 Disturbing the peace 27 Gaming • 40 Working in a cafe with ut a health certificate 1 Resisting arrest i Runaway boys ' 2 Possession of whisky "for' sale ' 1 Selling of whisky without a No drivers license No city auto license Total arrests Disposition of Arrests; Convictions Convictions of cases made in January but tried in docket of February 4 Cases pending" Released to county for prosecution Released to F. B. I. for prosecution Releasecraftcr investigation': Dismissed by city attorney Keleased to out ot state officers Dismissed by Mun. Judge after trial .. Released to street dcpt.'"on old fine Total cases disposed of .Less 25 January cases February cases disposed Collections: Fines and Bonds assessed 2.411.00 Cash paid to Municipal Court Clerk Fines released to Street Department Fines served in iail Fines suspended by the Court Total fines and bonds accounted for Total Cash Collections: irasn hauling collection Congress Now Has Chance to Go Modem By JAMES MARLOVV Washington. March 5 —(-"iM— Congress now has the chain-.! to mod- Supporters Rally Behind Housing Bill By ANN FISCHER Washington, March 5 House supporters of the -(UP) — «ePSF' =r<»"' 1; =^ l ^r r ^L!!'< b^-r S shadowboxi " SUOtl Ch " 11C ° ol !*[ 1rs Xr| SCl | baCkSl . rnlllcd 'X for One year "aVo it sol UP -, ioint • f orf , to ., sa X a fi c something _^ committee of Senate u.ul'uousV t,, ; in« proo.-Sm 8 Vclenills »°"»- 2411^*! ^'^ni^r 1 '^;;;?,.;! 1 " ^>^ il "^ ni T IUion n of Rc p" b - 'been rocking a^nl/ ai T roek^ i]S, ^e relay'^M" Democrat, 199 19 along 80 ,,_„ a(su . wlm llu , , : , nu , j wnat M,. Truman called "the ^ --...., .... ,vi v i k ut u t .t. i 1,1 *; IT t\V ' Oil turned in a report, a list of vecom- i Ihev nirnwl'i*;.-.!.,, t' i • .. »%.».« 11 j ..T as, backers of the Patman bill said 2psr^?SH£P i ::=F - .SrlM It suggests, am,)!!!' r,:h,,i. thi,,,,.. !,,„„. i,? ',, .V \ontiols on ]U. S. S. R. J Postwar . •S.OOO.OOO, tt With thc exception of Froncc, Ihe peace•time armed forces of thc major Allies will 'be bigger than their prewar ones. No official Russian figures are available, but- informed sources say five million men is o minimum estimate. The U. S. postwar military establishment will be about six times its prewar strength and will cost approximately $6,000,000,000 this year U. S. Postwarl 2,000,000 * -"--•-• • »t-, » i- .' o 1.1. $10,000 to $13,000 grcssmen se •y from i will make another '^ttcmpT'to' mu al con-; used homes under price ccilinns m I 11 n v /•>< it wiii<-l.-.,] i. . . ts .. t ,«P a pension system; They conceded, "however. 25 241 1,067.00 183.00 41.00 for themseh 1 But then 1 w,lh n this: Ul ° '" v " 1 "' l " u cocorn r^';;"\ v ' 1 ' ) , l ' ; ' clr f^ -hanani<:i »^e"m ».» %»Ts^srr,,. 'is •£'nHHH- Sf-stts ves ' ' -v^<" !,,.-, <-""cecicci, however, that /e conduce corned & tT^kif^fo'n'ro^ '"ff" e meat in the coconut Okla, who luid such an'aSme^t W organization of Congress *••» fci«in^n i iuu \.)i v (M i L; ro^S ('"in nc> ' * • r undertaken or effed'^d 'unless Co", i , n d \ „?.''? ''n y Wil1 bo Adopted nrpsu first ,..-,.-,, ;-.'-.. :. iillll tiny further .n>-nnn^,-,-, r ,,,i.. •„ ji_ _ gross first reorgnnive., j ls P1L . SL , 1U ob.solete and ove. lapping commit-i tee structure. , "This is the fj r . st ;in; | nv , s ., portant test of whether Congress e aoo y further amendments to 'rcwnr 1340,000 iPostv Prcwor 120.00 [ in the Senate there aro '}() -n-d ^ Ihi^'me^iv ""'"ft co "" tcn d«l ^Tn !"«? 5"-!-!«!«.,!<*»t -;:^li;^t!:; s '^, woiud ««"i - — . m.»i.miig v-uiitJL tlUll Cash paid to Mun. Court Clerk Cash turned in by Mr. Russell on fines not worked but were released to him .? 101.75 . 2,067.00 121.00 nm^ n "i"V-"-I" "-" for..$2,289.75 . 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PINKHAM'S ... 71 ... 12 ... 12 ... 5 and vestigated Business houses found ""open" by night officers Accidents investigated Dogs destroyed by officers'" btolen properly recovered returned to Owners: 4 'automobiles, estimated ,. va ' ue °f •: $3,304.00 15 cartons of cigarettes 30 00 1 g"n loloo Total estimated value $3,344.00 Feminie feet in New York City average 10 and lO'A in size the largest in the country, with those of the middle wesl and west coast second and Ihe south smail- , - , ce says these should be reduced to 16 and that the 4i! standin that con- rnittees in ihe House'should"be" 1 duced lo 18. Many members of the Son *-,.<;-• ,-'H»''ing would-be pur- .1 .cUiscrs to have a larger down pay- : -.'at all rosult " lg in no vricc control J',iJ;,, p "' p " sa ' to tll '-n over School Head Accused By Two Sisters Norristown, Pa.. March 5 —f/P)— LVn Ctvl rit.<- * . \ C * ' John Curtis Funeral, 2:30 Wednesday Funeral services were held today for John Curtis at Canev Church nenr Prescottt at 2:30 this afternoon. Mr. Curtis who had been m 111 health for some time, died <il a Prescott hospital at I) o'clock Monday ni^hl. Mr. Curtis is survived by: his widow, one son and one daughter i am Curtis of Caney community and Miss Juleiie Curtis of the home Iwo sisters: Mrs. Nellie Mnrt ,mci Mrs. Christine Covinjjlon of Prcs- coll, Two brother, Oils Curtis of i'rescott and Carlo Curlis ol' Ore- novel-end Wesley Hunter assisted by Reverend Krncst Chambers ind Reverend Horace Honea con- luclcd the funeral service. Burial vas In Cancy cemetery. Fayetteville Fire Damage at $75,000 P-i' °tn^?r Ve i' , Morol!lll cl township, Fayeltcville, March !5 —f/Ti— A Hst' ni.,, ?? h P !UTCstccl Ballcs'buildiiiK housinfi Ihree business es- last ojan. 11 when he found the,tablishmcnls was dcstrovec bvine Wednesday, March 6, Death Toll in Train Truck Collision Raised to 7 Today Fnrrest City, March 5 ~i;it— The fatiilily loll in a train-truck collision four miles oust of McOx'ry Sunday was raised to SOVIMI today with the death of Gus Boswell, Jr.. T of Parkin, in a Searcy hospital. . The body of Boswell was brought lo the Stevens fimenil home here, where funerals of six other victims were conducted yesterday. ' Six still remain injured in liospi- \ lals. The accident occurred when a truck in which 13 persons, members of two families, were enroute to banner for a family reunion, was struck b" a Missouri Pacific freight tr.'iin at a crossing on highway 04 in Woodruff county, - O~ — i^k Thc Medal of Honor was insti- w tilled by Congress in I«fi2 as -in award to officers and men for exceptional bravery. •V lf "•< * ' » in-'M I1U .LUUIKl I HO defendant — who described himself as an ordained minister — parked in a country lane with an INycar-oId girl. Thc Dalles', parents of a five- year-old girl, have pleaded innocent to all counts. Charges include contributing to the delinquency o f *YiiMfit«t« ,*,•*...* i — .1. * ..* * -. _^ „ .»im,, o\.n i, v: .1 l U 1 1 t»t bers serve on six or inure. These committees .have through the years and their '•/i oi"%i—V "ft " ll -'' lv;l v °te of 1G1 ;o 9J despite the president's plea i that, it was vital to his program •^V sm £. .SP'd^': Wil s "on W. niesc commutecs .have grown ! L "? ".was vital to his program through the years and their work i.,. H ". l . lsl . n S Expediter WilsTon W *° c * overlap." In Congress Ihej^f 1 ' 1 'mmeciiately denoilnccd the struggle | for power and prestige If 1 , ttlon as a blow at the heart of isn t dilferent from elsewhere, i U '° veterans' emergency housing Committees are powerful S,> i< I Program." J lul - 1!lln J» membership on them. A bill introduced ' Congress i:; is j Program. | '.'It' I were a veteran hunting for lor veterans without prom- n^irVhen^ " hal1 t0 " U ' 1UC —o ) Editor tars, Stripes DRY SCALP The New 1946 Edition of the World Book Encyclopedia Covering the World War and all state and National art.cles up to January 1st is now on the press and will be ready for delivery soon Over 800,000 words of new text, requiring over 500 new pages have been added covering all important subjects, a u" mi First orders receive first delivery. Place your orders NOW. With D. W. HALL, Dist. Mgr. 7 Henry Hotel assigned to a committee which can i with few exceptions, kill ii bv it>- '• nonng it. Bul before a bill ;<ets UP i on the floor for full House and ! t>enale vole, a committee must approve it. L i This means committees c;>n I change or re-make entirely a bill I which comes before it. Therefore i Ihe committees have almost a i strangle hold on what kinds of bills i are passed to become laws. Membership on, and chairman-1 ship ot, many committees carrv | great prestige a.id. of course i power. A newcomer is lucky if lie I can get on a committee of his own ! choosing. j ( , Bu t he starts at the bottom of! the list and becomes chairnvin only if he outlives or outlasts oil: in those who were on the committee ' Slri before him. Which means: hanging ian-on's around a great many years. ' ^ And. a man becomes' chairman only it his paity has a majoritv in House or Senate. Right now Democrats have n majority in both houses. So all Ihe com'mitee chairmen in both are Democrats. It isn't likely some ol 1 Ihe senators and representatives, 'now ,,,,- ,, members or chairmen of long- ; Ti-nes standing on $S some of thc com- I T-'i kcnnorh T T» O . ( f ^. mitecs recommended for eiirnina- ! « 0 iho n •, • Pe H us of Chica- ,.J1 like the idea, or go a onV SaVna^l mftfin' 8 nf dlt °u; , and , T ' 5 with it. : Q O ,, " la "Uoin of Watcrbury, But since Congress' own joint! \verc"t-inst'Pi-i-Pri" t n l i-i' Cd coklmnisti committee says reduction of the : Gener- 1 MarSrth < 3 l: ° P ° rt by SKffcUe^ K-,,!^ ^ l P« i ^ n ?^- 1 "vSe -trongthon it.e.r." anylhing "^S i '^u^^^igh'^^d'' C TVIT, a>ai,.,... -"•-.. u —^,i— --;•... .m.m I K lu mu oeiinquciicv ol thr nil^U~ ° 11C ''years old, ""nors, open lewdness, jissault'and rnislci- ,,f n,r nc P lls , od thc head- bfttcry and corrupting public mo, - isoy"ttc°idis c or p !;a a c ss ?fto Ballcs also is char « cd ^ th rpln innu .i,itVi tu fa ""l-""lJ"-i i reunions with them George W. Ballcs. Jr., 3 5. found- M ot Ihc co-educational Warminis- ter academy, and his wife.'Laura, ,itn r,n i|. la [ under indictments morals offenses. District Attorney Frederick B. Smillic yesterday told a Montgonv " H C f° lmty XOUI ; 1 jury of 10 women and two men that " 'more sex was ...„ ....».., vt(l(L II1U1L. MeX V school n ailythin « else" at ih ...ii i- 1 , 10 saic1 ' " l would' be ; a her disheartened tonight — a , ).ngrv. PO ? 1CXCd ° nd not « lil «e provide thc homes .2*°, C . 0 "!: ti : oom w as. closed to all Dallas Man Hid Door Knob to Bedroom in Ice Box Dallas, March (i —(./|'i— L. T. Busby thought he had a burglar-proof method ol locking his bedroom He Tokyo, March 4 -(/I')— Removal •\ UOf m; ; na Si»S editor and the fea- t l Um 'i 1St °f thc Stars ilnd as brou ? ht repercussions nf u e rcmamin S ' s '-'« mem- of the army newspaper. our staff members yesterday translcrs to other duties- ThS y ,n In M Udc ?!;, 1 > 3 Edwin Whitc °f 1 ipton Mo White. 25, is a gradu- schnnf f e TUnivc >'? U y of Missouri .school pf Journalism. Before en- he ?. ? f C afrn ?£ in 1943 ho was o" e St ' Louis Star " e*cep L witnesses and. newspaper: j box, 'found IhcTnobVcnlorcd ions Judge | box, found Ihe knob, removed the door knob and hid H in Ihc refrigerator. ^ hungry burglars-aided the ice and some of the witnesses tender years. Chief of Police .Russell F. Flctch- bciiy crop was ready for market- fi. In the past, this has meant thdt Arkansas growers, although zoned with producers of an earlier crop marketed at the higher price, had to sell their later-maturing berries which cost just as much to produce, at the lower price prevailing after thc seasonal break. The adjustment contemplated by OPA will replace the previous $7.!)0 coilin « wi(h Social Situations THE SITUATION: telephoning a friend, A woman gives her • ' " . **"-i".i, *~,IV»_0 UUt name to another member of the family who answers WRONG WAY: Saya, "This is Miss Jones Jones." RIGHT WAY: Elizabeth Jones. "This is Mrs. "Say, "This is T . £ , irl cocoa beans sent l , . »» ••-..~iiv. ( i *kt(O Ollll edm New York as early as 18(19, ~ -...M 11 lit) VIVOt.il/YIJl loday with loss ssllmated uy nru Chief Carl Tune at $75,000. The building, located on Mountain street just off the square housed Sam's liquor store, Jackson s chilli parlor and McAllister's shoe store. Thc shoo store was owned by E. T. McAllister, who also was joint owner of thc building with Van Howell. Cause of thc fire was not determined. Thc flames wore discovered by members of a police ear crew about 2:15 ». m . and it was several hours before the fire was brought under control Chief Tune estimated the loss to the building at 2i),000 and to stock and fixtures, $50,000 Don't Miss Hope's Second AMATEUR SHOW Thursday, March 7th HOPE CITY HALL AUDITORIUM 8 P.M. Admission: Adults . . . . 50c Students . . . 25c Children under 12 .. 15c tax included. ti *)' Pepsi-Cola Company, Long Island City, N. Y. Here are the things you want in a than " that ing around. will be "just In the middle ages, brides carried or wore wheat oars, and thr> _;iiests, hopin threw grains of bride. Play - I^Srt^ 1 -^^"' 1 '^^--Rubin said he had resigned from nn r,.-,,..v i^r,,,.« -~>-< ng blhc armyl ever having prosperity, . been a me pp/i'cafi W, 3 From Between the Ages of 16 and WHITE ONLY £3r££tl°« S^^u^fet"/'"" ^^y w ho is Capitol Talk cks ma r |' ° r e nuacuro jackets will accept apphcat.ons from prospective workers at the CITY HALL SATURDAY, MARCH 9 Between 9 A. M. and 5 P. M. All applicants must appear in person for a brief interview The machinery. apply now w.ll be preference over thosewho wat until a Mater • Remember the Time and Place __ CITY HAU — SATURDAY, MARCH 9 HOPE CHAMBER OF CON Washington, March G—There is more than one way to get what one wains nom Congress, and, if in the process, one government agency uses government funds to buv something from another government agency which in turn will complete the transaction by return,mg the purchase price to the gov- lernrnont exchequer, it is probably ] as in Ihe case, a presumably neces- isary circumvention just to eel I something accomplished. j A bill authorizing .the secretary ; oi agriculture to requisition heavy I equipment for grant or loan to soil 'conservation districts has been bot- Ued up m the all-powerful House hides Committee for weeks. It has been impossible to get it out on ; me iioor for a vole. ! When repre entatives of soil conservation districts in many stales ."anie lo Washington two months jago lo press for action, a clever ; piece ol strategy was projected. Instead of going the direct route it | was v decided that the districts , would u-y to gain their objective j indirectly. Congressman Wilbur Mills of Arkansas was chosen as spokesman to appear before the House Appropriations subcommittee hand- Hug the Agriculture Department appropriation, and ask for $2,000 - uuu tor purchase of the equipment ,,-ni nC ?i ll 'A S wiso ' whcn dealing .villi the Appropriations Committee, to ask for twice what is expected. Congressman Mills had reason lor gratification last week when ine Api-opnations Committee reported favorably on a $1,000,000 allocation for the purchase of surplus machinery from Ihe War Asset,; Corporation by the Agrieul- Hnx 1 Department. That is strictly an inlra-govern- icni transaction, bul it will be iHe mom-is of making the equipment available lo districts JOB // you sat down and made a list of all the advantages you d like to find in a job, yo ,,' d wind np „,;,/, someth \ very close to n'hat the Re K nlar Army offers you right now. // you've never thought of an Army job check over these points: * ii 1 GOOD PAY Most of your Army pay is clear savings. Food, shelter, clothes, medical and dental care arc all provided. Insurance, amusements and other incidentals cost far less. You're way ahead of the average civilian. 2. TRAINING It lakes first-class technical training to handle thc Army's modchi equipment. Thai's why you get thorough instruction in one or more of 200 skills. The best trade schools in the world fit you for a future career. 5. ADVANCEMENT Thu new Army needs a high percentage of technical experts. If you have thc ability, you can earn quick promotion to higher grades, with more pay. And there's always an opportunity for qualified men to become candidates for officers' training. 6. CARE OF DEPENDENTS The Army pays liberal family allowances for dependents. Army service need cot interfere with a happy married life. 8. SECURITY i - Jf you choose to stay in the Army, you can retire at half pay for Ilic rest of your life after 20 years' service, and so on up to llirce-ipmrn-rs pay after 30 years' service. As a civilian you would have to pay S»4 a month for annuities to provide such a retirement fund. 9. START NOW 3. TRAVEL Sti-awberry Bulletin -ikansas Congressmen Mills and 'my.s w. inmble were among the mslators from slrawbcrry-grow- H slates who met with represen- 'ives of lhe OPA berry price control section last week to urge quick pioinioL-d relief to producers. Tab- ie-ihumping Congressman G. A Jaiden (D., N. C.I highlihgled the meeting by demanding a simple •:.M ; lanation ol the technical terms m which OPA clothes its edicts. He subsided when assured that, in Plain I-.nglish. lhe recent pro- '•."1'iu-emenU; meant tha I Carolina ^01 .vo.-s c-oukl ask a higher price in •>'iew ol increased production costs '•"i Arkansas, il was decided to nnnale the seasonal break on May 2 devised by OPA to lower the ceUmg pnc e v/hen. the bulk of the If you join for 3 years you can choose not only the overseas theater to which you wish to go, but also your arm or branch of service. 4. STEADY WORK There's no uncertainty about your Army job. No lay-offs, lou work eleven months a year and get twelve months' pay, with a 30-day paid .vacation every year. 7. THE FUTURE 10. f Lvery young man who joins (he Army before October 6, 1'JiG, is entitled, under the GI I5iH O f Uighls, to further education after discharge. Afler a 3. yuar enlistment, for example, you can have a full course iu college, trade or business school, with tuiliori up lo $500 per ordinary school year paid by lhe Government, as well as $65 a month for living expenses -$ ( JO a month if you arc married. You can lake this job immediately if you arc 1.7 to 34 , . ,, years of age, and physically ai ,d menially fit. Enlistments may bo for I'A 2 or 3 years. Find out more about one of the world's host jobs from your nearest U. S. Army Hecruitin- blation today! ° PAY PER MONTH-ENLISTED MEN In Addlllon to Food, lodging, Clothai and Medical Care Starting fiaso Pay Month MONTHiy RETIREMENT INCOME AFTER: 20 foon'30 Yean' Service Service ° f ENLIST NOW AT YOUR NEAREST U. S, ARMY RECRUITING STATION 212 FEDERAL BUILDING Texqrkonq, Ark. Master Sergeant or First Sergeant #138.00 Technical Sergeant 11-1.00 Staff Sergeant . . < JC) _ 00 Sergeant .... 7SM Corporal .... Ou . 00 Private First Class . 54.00 Private .... 50 . 00 S^p^^./rr for s - vi " °—• (c)-Plu, 5° i T ° f KlyinR Crowi of Service." 1 "" 0 '" P " y iu[ Kucl ' 3 Y™3 #89.70 #155.25 74.10 128.25 108.00 87.75 74.25 60.75 56.25 62.40 50.70 42.90 35.10 32.50 '«a»B«?u«V( S j»"«*w*si 1 » ly*ris«sa»w!:gssiw -® Voice of Opinion By S. Burton Heath Unsound Strategy Spokesmen I'm- the variuip- brandies ol nr:;ani/i-(l labi-i-' h.ivi- beciHjilti'r in I.HMI- iii-mm'lation ,,| Ihe Gnsi- Stnlu- ('«„.!i,,I nm. They contend Uml n ;; adoption would d.-- pl'ive uiiiiit,.s o( liard-v. o;i ri"hl'; linl are essential (,, Kue'cessfid collective liar({,-iinlni ; , •There «re many outside the ranks ol, or^anixed l.ibm- who lei-l that ....I' 1 '-,.C<l.*e Hill is IK,i u,e aii:.\\e,"»"> ') icms tn:i; , . T.-;ion and . ! lv •' "• iiii'i>\'.' tile natiiin inlo an ccuniiiiiir. 1 lail.spin. Mill any ohjc.-ijve <J|JM:TVI"- must al least v.-i.n.ler whclhrr (he union;; did not hriii)', ihj;; threat up,,,, ti u .i:i.'•elves and \vhrllu-r thr-v arc not cyi-n now prnvinin:; thi- 'mns.1 con- vinrilt'.! ani'iinen 1 ;: fur thus,- v.lio would r.'laillv put labor unionism bad; where il was in I'M','.. t\t: niic il!;istraliiin oul of several lhal could he cited. Cicneial Coun- scl l,ee I'rc;-;:;man of the (.'IO pi'u f levied beiine a Senale Milu'uin- initlee that local law is all thai is needed Iu prcvr-nl C-\COSM-S ansin:', out ol mass: pid.etin!;. The lorai court;; jnsl ii.sne injunctions, he .says. Yet while be wa;: lei-:lifyini; in \\'n;-hilii'lon c!IIO mi'i'.ib,-': 1 ;.- ' of I'M CIO lefi-wii-.:; Kledrical Workers' Union wi-rc di-fyin;; just such an in- juniMinn. And one thousand club- swiiiKinK cops were required to control them. Pressman could not so soon have -,} for;;o|t<Mi li-iw I'ne .same CIO left- win;; r.'.lectric.-il Workers' Union defied another injunction in New .Jersey, and the local mayor declined In use his police to 'enforce the court order. We are wilnos.Miii; n complete! breakdown in all the controls thai' hitherlo have wor'-.od after a fa.sh-1 ion. We are seeiiiL 1 I lie pros! i.m.- ol'i the .courts tramplc-d in (In- ;;iiiu:ic'.l by the unions, which can L'.C! away with it because nude;- the law they are amorphous. iiTospnnsible. un.,« controllable, unpunishable or^ani- •* xalions. There undoubtedly is a strong and ^ruwiiiu publ'c leelini; that when we correi-led llu.- iianrlicaps undi.'r which unions once labored, 1 we went loo far. We did not ;:ive them just purity—-we uave Ihem j complete supremacy. We did not i injure merely the employer, who is a va.mic. unpiiiable, remote' 1'isure: we placet! th-.- public i'.si-H I at the mercy of a powerful oryan-j i/.ation which we ivi'l completely! outside those le.-ja' contro'.s bear-1 • ^ ing ii|)on everyone else in the country. The unions. will be much more likely lo prevent unfair anti-union legislation ' if, inslead of ii^litin|4 bitterly a;;ainsl. cve''y proposed luvelinji-ofl of the scales ot economic justice, they will make ;>. few concessions here and there to the public welfare. '%.. ' ' ° Hope Star WEATHER FORECAST Arkansas: fair and warmer this afternoon; partly cloudy, colder west and central, lowest temperatures 30-34 northwest portion tonight; Friday partly cloudy and colder. '17TH YEAR: VOL. 47— NO. 122 Star of HODO. 1899: Pross. 1927. Comoflrtotod January 18. 1929. HOPE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 1946 St|ike effor Cleveland, March 7 — (/I'l — Postponement of a scheduled strike by brolherhoods of railroad trainmen and locomotive engineers appeared likely today as il was announced in Washington President Tinman would name an emergency lael-linding panel lo study" the \\o' kei- 1 --' wa;. 1 " d'spulo. Appointment of such a panel, in aci-n, ciai.ee with provisions of the Hailwav Labor Act, presumably would lay an actual walkout 30 lo (iO days. I'lexidenl A .!•'. Whitney of the ISrolherhood of Hailroad Trainmen and Alvanlcy Johnston, head of th Hrulhcrhod of Locomotive Knginc- cis. announced yesterday a deadline of (i a. m. next Monday for a proiiiessive strike against 384 railroads and terniinaos. Pending official notification of the panel's appointment, Johnston said only: "I am a law abiding •citi/cn and personally would not favor embarrassing the president." Whitney said a conference between officials of the two brotherhoods would be held to r-nsidcr further action in event of presidential intervention. Under (he strike plan service would halt on 112 railroads, Monday, on Hi) Tuesday, 3.1 Wednesday and !)(i Thursday. On at leasi (wo occasions before Ihe strike was announced, Johnston indicated that in the event of government intervention, the brotherhoods would follow the government's load. In reply lo n question at a press conference yesterday, he said "any r.cl ion tfiken by the government would I.v considered because we Skipper Says, Ship Sailed Around in Pacific for 185 Days, Carrying War Material By FRANK WHITE Tokyo, March 7 (/!*).— The mer- Edwin Markham sailed Francisco "after we chantship from San definitely knew the over," her skipper said today, carrying around Ihc Pacific — for 18fi days — war material "that somebody obviously wanted shipped out of the Slate rather lhan have il piled there." At one slate of ils odyssey, the ship — wilh 2f> others — was ordered from one side of Okinawa to the oilier, and "we understood this was for the purpose of hoodwinking a congressional committee into thinking we had just arrived," the skipper, Capl. C. C. Wright of Alamecia, Calif., asserted. Today the vessel began unloading officers' club furniture, "expensive sedans Cor generals" and other cargo il had picked up in Manila in January. The captain, corroborated by Chief Mate J. L. Mason of Redwood Cily. Calif., lolcl this story in an interview: "The ship was berthed al pier 19, Sun Francisco and had loaded 2,000 Ions of cargo by Aug. 15 when Emperor Hirohilo made his surrender offer. After a delay of .;i week and many conferences, we finally load- el (},100 tons of miscellaneous cargo. 'Some items were puzzling to me — camouflage netting, camouflage jainl, iron .stakes, land-mine markers and a lol of olher stuff thai somebody o b v i o u s 1 y wanted shipped out of thc States rather than have il piled up there. . .we lad on deck 12 of those 11-ton lank trailers, designed to pull disabled tanks from the battlefields for re- Ihe power bowed in respect government." to Propose Big 3 Spain •' Aid to A During War London. March 7 —-f/l'i— Spain, fighting back again.-it thc movement abroad for roplacc:nei!l ol' the l-'raneo regime, maintained loday that her government aided the Allied powers during the war by preventing Axis domination of Ilic Mcdilerrancan, North Africa / and the Near Kast. "Hitler nlaniii-d In enter Spain Jan. 10. liMl. We .saw the intenlion of the tuo dictators lo incorporate Spain ino the Axis ar.d so io dominate Hit 1 Modili-Triiiitan, and with it North Africa and the Near East," the Madrid radio said. "The one who prevented the carrying out of these ambitious plans was neither Cireat Britain nor the United States of America. The one who prevented it was Gen- iTalissiinn Francisco Franco." the broadcast declared. , "Spain did noi waul to enter and did nol enter the war. in spile of all the coercion of Ihe Axis powers, with ihrir iniop.s on our frontiers, ready to bleak in and march down on Gibraltar." Yesterday', 1 : Spani.-h order barring all French Nationals from Spain and her possessions, a rela- |i-iloiy slep against Hie Kronch fiction lasl week in closing the 1'ieiK'h - Spanish border to commerce, was regarded calmly in Paris. French government circles said * the ivstricliDii did not "changr 1 the .situation at all," since all inter- ciiur.se between thc IWM countries had been severed effectively by Ihe border cloNiny. hast ninlil':-. Madrid broadcast, citing letters between Adolf Hiller and lienilo Mi:.-.- olini, denied thai Spain olli-ietl to enter Hie war on the Axis side, a.s the U. S. State l)epai imenl lias charged. Allied leaders, including Winslon Churchill, were (jiinted a.s acknowledging Ihat "Ihe atlilude of Spain cuntri- •4 butcd not a small part lo the frustration cf Hie plans of Ihe Axis. The broadcast did nol make direct reference to the Stale Department's while book chiirs-'.e.s but tlid say in ils opening statement that "certain people" had bniughl "scandalous" accusations on the basis of "some documeiils." The Spanish Hoveriinienl in exile continued I" uiK'- 1 i" Paris thM "'<-' Allied powers sever all relaiioiis •-diplomatic and commercial - \\illi Spain, saving that such action was Ih'. 1 only means of forcing Franco * In Oslo, foreign minister Ilalvard l.anne lold parliament lhal the Noi- weg'ia'.i government was as anxi- n\\" "as 'In- Norwegian people" lo break wilh Franco Spain. In Bogota a meeling called to Ill-tie th-.i Colombian government to break off \ elaii..i..-i with Spain was followed bv a t.vo-inmr balllc London, March 7 —(UPi— Diplomatic and political circles today proposed another meeting of President Truman, Prime Minister Atl- lee and Generalissimo Stalin as the best method of .settling the differences between Russia -and the western dei.nof.uBWO'j. The Daily. Telegraph expressed Anglo-Russian affairs. The news- pa per editorially recalled the Big Three meetings that were "so fruitful during the war" and asked: "Might not a method which settled so many strategic differences then settle many political differences now'.' The whole world wants a drive toward settlement instead of a drift inlo sulks." A Daily Mail dispatch from New York said it was understand a i "major effort" was being made. i particularly by the Attlce govern I mem, to arrange another meeting of ihe Big Three. The dispatch said prospects for the meelins appeared "nol too ibrij'.ht" because of a Truman belief that Stalin .sl.iould journey lo Wash- invjon, whereas there was only a slight possibility that he would make such a 'trip. Church!!! Arrives in Washington Thursday Morning Washington, March 7 — l/l'i— Winston Churchill arrived here by .special (rain this mornini! from his speech-making trip lo Fulton, Mo., urn I'l esiflem Truman. The former British Prime Minis- lei- was asleep when the train ....... '-"'i w-isliip"io" and members of. his party said they did r.ol ex- ij. * ,. ii.... ,.. i leave nis car for ci"")le "f hours. Mr. Truman returned to Wash- ingiun yesieroay by jjlane .after an ' Ohio. 2a(),()OU U. S. in processing products. pairs. We sailed Aug. 20 after we definitely knew the war was over." A veteran officer thc loading told him who watched that thc tank trailers "had failed to perform in thc field, and had been discarded on the balUcfronts." The ship sailed for le Shimn (west of Okinawa) but never got there. H "finally wound up in Uli- thi, under navy control, where we spent 42 days." Officers there told the skipper thai th6 army and navy didn't want his cargo, bul "somebody in the Marianas command would not issue orders to send it home." Ho was ordered lo dump all ammunition aboard al sea, which he did — an estimated $'10,000 worth. When Ulithi was "closed down," Ihe Markham was ordered on to Saipan; and after eight days there. to Okinawa. Aflcr a iew days there, "the ship reverted to army control because of Ihe navy shul- down." II moved from Bucner bay around lo Naha, capilal city. The skipper tried to find a motor valve lor his small boat, bul Ihc "man in charge" of a navy dump "pointed to a spot of ground and said, 'we had lo gel rid of lhal sluff, so we took a bulldozer, dug u nole, and dumped it in, then covered it up." After Jan. 1. the Marham was sent to Luzon; by mid-January, she was unloading in Manila, but was caught by thc lonshoroman slrike. Aflcr eventually loading office equipment, "expensive sedans fort generals" and furniture for- the Tokyo officers' club, the ship sailed for Japan, reaching Tokyo Bay March 2. Today the ship began to unload. Reds Stop Iranian Troops l—-Means Associated Press ans Newsoaoer Enterorlss Ass'n. PRICE 5c COPY By JOSEPH C. GOODWIN Tehran, March 7 —(A')— Russia's intentions in northeastern Iran were further clouded todiiy by an announcement that Red army forces had prevented Iranian troops from moving into three towns which Soviet officials had said they were evacuating last Saturday. Announcement of the Red army's action, made by the Iranian war ministry, came as Premier Ahmed Qavam es Saltanch prepared to return homo from a mission to Moscow at which he formally protested Russia's delay in quitting Iranian soil. The war ministry said a division of Iranian troops, which left here in two units on Saturday and Sunday with instructions to occupy the towns of Samnan, .Shahrud and Meshed, had been halted by Russian forces 60 miles east of Teh run, i j ic The ministry added it was await- £ loy . d Crank H. A. Spraggms Foreign Spy Ring Discovered in U. S. After Atomic Secrets Red Cross Total at $1,052.60 <i- Washington, March 7 —(UP)—S| Chairman John S. Wood, D., Ga , said today that his House Un-American Activities committee has discovered a foreign spy ring working between New York and Oak Ridge, Tenn., one of the government's atomic bomb plants. Another committee source said that the foreign agents were Russian . com- address' al Columbus, There are about. workers engaged and delivering daily King-Close, New Industry for Hope Hope has a brand new industry —already established and in production. The King-Close Wood Products Organization, located on the Guntcr Lumber yard, was recently formed by Mr. F. F. King and Mr. W. C. Close and plans to produce all types of fabricated wood products. Al present the organization has restricted its operations to the manufacture of hardwood folding beach chairs in order to meet orders on hand which will consume Ihe entire production for the spring and summer seasons. Mi-. King stated' that for full production about seven workers will be employed and expected turnout is 250 chairs per day. Mr. King, a nalivc of Prescoll, has recently been discharged from the Navy and is now making his home in Hope. Mr. Close is a native of New York state and worked during the war in Ihe employment offices of Ihe Marche, Jacksonville and Camden war industries. The shop is set up for straight line production the various steps of processing and assembly following one another in sequence. Mr. King has developed several jigs for use in assembly which not only materially speeds up production, but also assures accuracy of operations and « more solidly buill product. Wood materials for Ihcse chairs arc obtained locally. Canvas, al- Ihough scarce, has been purchased and is on hand lo assure continuous production of orders now on hand. Mr. King staled that while most of the chairs would be shipped, he fell confident that there would be a sales outlet in the city. Pope Pius Reported lii, Cancelled All Audiences for Friday Vatican City, March 7 —(/I 5 )— Pope Pius has cancelled all audiences scheduled for tomorrow because of a heavy cold, a reliable .source said today. A mass scheduled for next Tuesday on the occasion of the seventh anniversary of his coronation also was postponed lo give him a few more days rest. Ha! Boyle Says, That He Has Finally Crossed the Jordan, Enroute From India i Editor's note: Boyle's column today is in the form of .an i.pcii letter to his wife, Frances i;i the United States.) as if you were just out of Buchenwald. Life is just one tea cup after another. And you find yourself eating more than you should because of boredom. The scenery is too monotonous to hold yur interest long- only patterns of palm trees By HAL BOYLE Cairo, March 7 —i/l'i— Well, your old man has final- j and irrigation dilches stand oul in river Jordan, which dreary miles of yellow sand and bare, dull docks. We stopped overnight at Basra on the Shalt Al Arab, date capital of the world. Iraq has 30 million , date palm tree and I think we and 1 don't think even j flew over all but two of them. They would notice any dif- even give you cakes of pressed j dates and almonds. Nobody was !y crossed Ih makes me one up on Moses. The Jordan was the most disap- P'.iii'iling • sitjhl I've met in a hundred thousand miles of travel. You could .-v, .iu it for a good-six.ed Missouri creek, Hie nal.i'es fercnce. i \VV crossed it cnroule from 'arlii. India, after Hying over some j of il;.' most desolate country in ihc j world almost 2.500 miles of desert 'and and land. Our vehicle was Ihc j Cano;>ns, a 12-year-old British fly- in "vhich "the meeting was i in.n boat. I fell' like a character in a JAMKS Tlunber dream — riclin persons were in.Hii Commui. si I'.roiip sieged Ilio Iheatei held. » Nil.I a /...•. Ringing i in Hie r-!.' 1 !'- u.iiiK w.i.- have frightened av. ay i 7 -i.-'I'i — • leleplioiu- oil'i'veil 10 nighttime the vault wilh a tor A Nio!;r the bank : bank and call Ihc s' The sheriff sa.ne party line a^ robbt.'s iled. i-'reside-nl next dour U. ia',, ihree peisoiis in the i in in ihe lelephone to icrill ' one is on thc the bank. The Kar-1 looking so I picked out the almonds and ale them and threw away Ihe dales. We flew and flew over Mesopotamia, which is a valley between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. Most history books agree it is "the cradle of civilization," in the lirst over vast sandy wastes with nnth- i pla.ee man climbed down out of ing io come down on bul a couple [ trees—dale trees 1 suppose — and i ol' [. olbcllii'ii p.'inloons in case of a [began walking around on his hind Ifoiccd ]anding--but one crewman ] legs and making wars, 'hail the answer. j Al! 1 can say is, it must have I "If we did have lo put down we I been a dusty cradle, i would be in belter shape than a| Air tourists don't have much fun. land plane," lie said. "These boats I You can't slop when you want lo have a stronger fuselage." i carve your initials, and when ,'iir service gets belter once you i somebody says "nineveh is over BluntTalk Worries Some U.S. Diplomats By ALEX H. SINGLETON Washington, March 7 — (&)— This country's newly-stressed emphasis on blunt talk in world affairs has some American diplomatic officials worried lesl the policy appear aimed exclusively at Russia. Acknowledging their concern privately today, these officials made a point of noting lhal the sling of frank words has been fell in diametrically oposite camps — that is, in Spain and Argentina, as well as in the Soviet Union. The whole idea, they say, is leased "on-the' hope thai it slraighl- from-thc-shoulder approach will ccceu in lorcing a quick yel friendly showdown where traditional hush-hush diplomacy might only add lo suspicion. These officials, who must remain unnamed, said criticis of American foreign policy should remember lhal American nolcs protesting Russia's plans in Manchuria and Iran were preceded first by an indictment of Argentine action during me war ana by a three-power denunciation of Franco's Spanish government for collaborztion wilh the axis. Meanwhile , thc State DC partmcnl: 1. Awaited Russian reaction lo ils nole protesting the presence of Red army troops in Iran after the March 2 deadline for their drawal. Weighed the effect of a likely Peron victory in Argentina's election and the effect it might have toward postponing the Rio con- leience ol American republics lo write a hemisphere defense alliance. '.',. Expected to be disclosed within 24 hours the contents of its note to Moscow laying down the United Stales position against a Chinese - reported Soviel plan lo seize Japanese industry in Manchuria as "war booty" and to na- tionali/c much of Ihe territory's basic industry . 4. Pondered Ihc next move in ousting Franco's regime in the face of a blunl Spanish declaration lhal foreign powers have no right to interfere with her internal affairs. Nikolai V. Novikov, charge d-'al- fairos of Ihe Russian embassy, called on secretary of Stale Byrnes loday bul neither he nor the Slate Deparlmenl disclosed Ihe purpose of his visit. Novikov look a brief case with him, however, indicating he might have delivered Soviet replies lo Ihe United Slates noles concerning ran and Manchuria. l He apologized to reporters for his inability lo disclose Ihe nature of his visit, but suggested that, "maybe r. Byrnes will give you a hint." (A reporter's request for Novi- kov's comment on world affairs drew Ihis reply: ("Some reporters seem to prefer bad news to good.") Pending these developments, the Slate Deparlmenl kindled the fires of speculation by announcing that Ihis country's 45,000-ton battleship Missouri will sail from New York March 21 to carry home ihe bodv of the late Turkish Ambassador Mehmet Munir Ertegun, dean of the Washington diplomatic corps who died at his post in 1944. While similar honor customarily is paid a diploma! of his rank, and while ihe Stale Deparlmenl went lo considerable length lo insisl ihat there were no political implicalions involved, thc announcement provoked widespread speculation here over the liming of Ihe mission. Crocodiles are the largest vivurs of the great reptilian i ing details from the officer manding Ihe Iranian troops. The Ihree towns named by the war ministry were specifically rnenlioned by Moscow lasl Friday in a statement declaring -that Rus"- slan troops were being withdrawn from some areas which were "more or less quiet." Thc news lhal Ahmed Quavam nail registered a protest in Moscow on behalf of his government was disclosed lasl evening by acl- ing Premier M. Q. Byall al a session of Ihe Iranian parliament, which assembled secretly after leftist demonstrations and riots had prevented il from meeting for three days. Bayatl said he had received a telegram from the Premier saying he had protested to Soviel Foreign Commissar Vyachslav Mololov "with regard to Russian troops nol evacuating Iran." An oral protest also was delivered to Generalissimo Stalin, the premier said. He added, thai he was accepting no Russian demands "which are contrary to the interests of Iran," bul gave no other indications of what had taken place in Moscow. Ahmed Qavam left Moscow by plane this morning en route home to Tehran after spending 16 days in the Soviel capital. (In London, highly qualified sources expressed belief lhal the Russian-Iranian dispule was almost certain to come before the United Nations Security Council -itfStirt 1 it meets in New York/March 2U o Ickes Told to Produce Pauley Memo By JAMES E. ROPE R Washington, March 7 —(UP) — The Senate Naval Affairs commit tee ordered Harold L. Ickes to unlock his safety deposit box today and produce original memoranda he wrote about Edwin W. Pauley. The former interior secretary's memoranda allegedly charged thai nominated lo be un- of the navy, used improper methods to solicit Democra- lic campaign contribution's while he was party treasurer. Ickes already has read to the committee what he described as copies cf Ihe noles. One related lhal Pauley in September, 1944, offered to raise $300,000 in campaign contributions from California oil men if the government would nol file suit for lille lo lide- lands. Sen. Millard E. Tydings, d., Md., said, however, that he wanted to see the originals. Tydings, leading the defense for Pauley al committee hearings. questioned l Ickes closely aboul the preparation i of Ihe memoranda and the copies — and indicated he would challenge their authenticity if he could find any grounds for doing so. Pauley photostated the copies before Ickes made clear thai they were not the originals. Tydings began Pauley's defense with a caustic cross-examinalion of Ickes. Pauley himself exuecled lo take the wilness stand tomorrow. He may call for testimony from Chairman Robert F. Hannegan of the Democratic National Committee and Price Administrator Paul Porler. They were al a meeting with Pauley, Ickes and undersecretary of the Interior Abe Fortas on Sept. (i, 11)44. It was .after this session. Ickes said that Panic v made the $300,000 campaign offer on an "il" basis — the "rawest proposition 1 ever received." Pauley said he fell this was about the only charge that he Mill had to answer. He eonlended that witnesses testifying against him had so contradicted themselves lhal they had "annihilated" each olher. — o- — Wilh $347.75 in donations yesterday, the Hempstead County drive ^''American Red Cross went to Following~'ncw~donors~reporte"d yesterday: Previously reported $704.85 ' — J "' ' ' $5.00 ,,, _ . -.„„—_ 4.00 W. L. Carter S. H. Warmack E. M. Coop ". L. W. Warmack . . C. P. Roberts Corner C. Boyett .. W. W. Cook H. A. Davis ... C. J. Oglesby J. F. Mangum Harry A. Browning A. D. Brannan . Fred W. Pelre Aline B. Johnson . Robert M. Wilson T. E. Ross .... Ross U. Bright .. Henry C. Fowler .. 5.00 5.00 1.00 3.00 5.00 3.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 1.00 1.00 5.00 3.00 5.00 7.50 2.00 2.00 1.00 By CLAIR JOHNSON Washington, March 7 —(/P)— The House committee investigating un- American activities said today foreign agents are trying to steal America's atom bomb secrets. Chairman John S. Wood (D-Ga) told newsmen the committee had authorized him to announce that an investigation has disclosed the theft attempt. He added that the committee is cooperating with "other government agencies, particularly the War Department." Wood phrased his remarks cautiously in discussing the inquiry wilh reporters. He declined to name the nations involved. Asked whether the investigalion showed any connection between the reported theft efforts here and those recently announced in Canada, Wood replied: "I don't know. I'm not sure just what agents were at work up there." Mrs. C. M. Gaines 1.00 Miss Ona Grant 2.00 Miss Jean Laseler I'OO Dr G. E. and Mrs Cannon jo.OO Rubie Johnson (coll ... 100 Virgie Stewart (coll .... 1.00 Irene Miller (col) 1 00 04.50 Mr and Mrs. Loren Riley 10.00 17.00 Mrs. Foy H. Hammons 5 00 Mrs. Mary D. Crank .... 3.00 Miss Beatrice Downs .... 3.00 Miss Leila Griffin 3.00 10.00 Standard Oil Co. .: 30.00 14.00 Mrs. Byrdie A. Card .... 1.00 Lucille Porter 5.00 Fonzie Moses 5.00 Clyde Clark i.oo McRae Implement Co... 12.50 30.00 6.00 with- Pauley, now dcrsecrelarv •ach Kaiaehi. Instead of tin seats you cull relax on soft cushions, ih'.'i'i. 1 are gou'.l hotels al each way siaiion uad they pump food into you there", all you see is a dot on the horizon which mighl just as well be Dubuque or a tired ino;>que or Continued oa Pay« Five The Stote Police Say: Keeping to the righl avoids confusion and delay, which may sometimes result in an accident. Dewey Arrives in Washington to i Confer on Strike Washington, March 7— (fP>— James . F. Dewey, special U. S. conciliator in (he General Motors slrike, arrived today lu confer with Secre- jtary of Labor Schwcllenbach on : status of negotiations between the corporation and striking CIO Auto Workers. Dewey would not commenl in advance of his conference with Schwellenbach. He minimized reports that his ; removal as conciliator was being 'sought by some union officials in i Detroit. I Dewey found Ihe labor secretary land top labor department officials in bed — as a result of an all-night j vigil which ended in sctllemeiU of thu threatened nationwide telephone sti-ike. James T. Copeland . Willie E. Beard Ben Perkins J. W. Lindsey Londer Jefferson .. . . H. R. Copeland .... Geo. W. Peck John B. Lowe -... Gladys Hooper Ed McCorkle Mr. and Mrs. J. A. McLarty N. T. Jewell While & Spragins W. M. BrummeU G. C. Stewart Joe Jones Oliver Guilliam. Dolye Rogers Mrs. Chester Hunt Chester Hunt Mrs. Bruce Rochelle ... Bruce Rochelle Jess Gilmore Otis Gray Garland Pate Owen Adkins Myrtis Glcghorn Bill Vegle Jess Gilliam Everett Aaron Joe Willett Continued on Page . 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 4.00 5.00 5.00 1.00 2.00 2.00 10.00 G.OO 2.50 2.50 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 Five 18.50 20.00 20.00 15.00 By JAMES F .DONOVAN Washington. March 7 —(UP) — Chairman John S. Wood, D., Ga , hinted today that his House Un- American activities committee has uncovered a foreign spy ring seeking information on the atom bomb plant al Oak Ridge, Tenn. He told reporters the committee had been interested in the Oak Ridge project for some time and had been conducting secret investigation of its security. "We have gone far enough in our investigation to show," he said, "that there are elements in this country who are decidedly seeking information thai our military au- Ihorilies have not authorized to be given out." He said "there might be some Americans involved but the invest! agtion so far points to foreign nations." Wood refused-' to amplify his statement except to say the foreign agents "knew \yhat was ..going, on at Oak Ridge." Wood was understood to be seeking a conference with Director J. Edgar Hoover of the Federal Bureau of Investigalion. Commitee Continued on Page Five o General MacArthur Concerned Over Slow Air Mail to Japan Tokyo, March 7 —(/P)—• General MacArthur is gravely concerned about a collapse in airmail service that has resulted in letlers taking as long as 37 days to reach Japan from California, a headquarters spokesman said loday. Afler a week of no mail, lellers were distributed at headquarters late loday. Some were postmarked Jan 30. Although bearing air mail stamps, they presumably came by ship. Bul many ships make the trip in two weeks. The mail situation "has been a mailer of grave concern since Ihe middle of January when trans-Pa- cific air service was reduced to a plane a day each to Tokyo and the Philippines," the spokesman said. "General MacArthur has proposed lo Ihe War Deparlmenl lhal all air mail be carried even Ihough this might mean the practical stoppage of our passenger service in Ihe Pacific. Tennessee Woman 70, With Green and Black Feather in Her Hat, is on the Warpath By ROBERT RICHARDS New York, March 7 — (UP) — The cUini Yankees of Manhattan's Pcrshing Square had boiler jump back into their skyscrapers because a 70-year-old Tennessee woman, with black and green feathers in her hat, is definitely on Ihc warpath. The Pershing Square building corporation has decided lo knock down and dismantle the historic Murray Hill hotel, a New York landmark for the past 63 years, and blue-eyed Mrs. Ralph M. Easley has organized the hotel's permanent residents for a lasl ditch fight. "I'm not doing il for myself." Mrs. Easley said today. "I have a large apartment in Larehmont thai I can move into, if 1 must. I'm fighting for these oilier poor souls, and for the sake of Ihis famous old building." There is nisei a reasonable suspicion that Mrs. Easley is fighting just because she loves a fight. known as the Cleveland suite. The red plush and old-fashioned fixtures are battered .""d i~"'- down-al-lhe-heels not but the hotel slill retains enougn irujeu o'«to remind any visitor of the Gay Nineties. "Take the Murray Hill PWHV, along with Fraunge's tavern downtown." Mrs. Easlev said. "and what have you got left of historical value in Manhattan '.'Nothing." The OPA has already notified the Murray Hill residents lhal they are lo be evicted, and the OPA'adds that nothing can be done about it. "As far as they're concerned, we're already out," Mrs. Easley said, but her grin indicaled thai she didn'l figure il would ever happen. Mrs. Easley insisls lhal ihc fighl wasn't here idea, and she never asked for il. Another woman living at the Murray Hill was first to sound the call to arms, bul she gol cold feel within 48 hours and backed out. "But once I'm in a fight. 1 stay A native of Greenville. Tenn.. . .. she has spent most of her life work-i in it," Mrs. Easley said, ing in ihe National Civic Fedora- All seemed lost' when tion, an organization founded by her lale husband in 191)0. The federation, a non-profit oul- fil, promotes enlightenment of public opinion in the United Stales and also attempts lo point out solutions for pnliiical and social problems. "My husband and 1 have .always fought for the people," Mrs. Easley said, "and that's what I'mdo- ing now." Alt' Landon used tlie Murr.iv Hill as his New York headquarters when he was Republican presidential pri'sidcniial candidate in 193H. President Grover Cleveland took lus bride to ihe hole! on hih honeymoon, and out of the t,uileb is btill the OPA said that all residents must clear pul by May 15, and there was nolh- ing else lo be said. "The situation looked very black." Mrs. Easley admitted. Bul Mrs. Easley and Lt. Col. Frederick A. Holmcr, retired, a former West Point instructor and a present resident of Ihe hotel, pul their heads together, "Col, Holmer has been down lo Washington," Mrs. Easley said, "and we definitely have new hope of saying the hotel." So it looks like the South might win oul after all. despite the fad that the battlefield is less than a mile from Times' Square. U, S. Intervenes in Telephone Strike Threat By WILLIAM NEEDHAM Washington, March 7 — (/P) — Government intervention averted today's threatened nationwide telephone strike joist 25 minutes before he 6 a. m. (EST) deadline. Seventeen hours of unremitting iressure by United States concilia-, ion Service officials led to agreement on "pattern" wage increases ranging from $5 to $8 weekly. The agreement came too late, however, to prevent walkouts in several cities, and picket lines were thrown up in Washington, Philadelphia and at several points n Ohio and Michigan. Baltimore operators struck last night but be-" an to return to work shortly after a. m. The wage "pattern" was set in a contract between the American Telephone and Telegraph Company and the Federation of Long Lines Telephone Workers signed at 5:30 a. m. On the basis of the long lines set- .lement. the executive board of the National Federation of Telephone Workers, five minutes later ordered cancellation of the strike called by the long lines union and 16 other NFTW .affiliates. Thirty-four others had been expected by the union to observe picket lines. Local union officials, finally informed of the cancellation, immediately issued orders recalling the pickets who had taken up their posts in several cities, but varying delays were anticipated before telephone ser.vice returned to complete normalcy. Although the long-lines wage agreement reportedly was reached before midnight last night, Joseph A. Beirne, NFTW ^resident, w4.s . unable to issue the strike cancellation .yntil mai)y.rfhours 'later;' of the necessity for polling local' unions by long-distance telephone: Finally, 25 minutes ahead of.the strike deadline, Beirne was able" to telegraphe each of the 51 member unions of the NFTW the final word. His telegram said an agreement "in respect to wages for affiliates has been reached" and that the member unions which had wage disputes with the American Telephone and Telegraph company were "in general, in agreement with thc settlement." Beirne's telegram was based on a wage pattern established by an agreement between the A. T. , T. and the Federation of Long Lines Telephone Workers. The pattern provides for some $6,800,000 in wage increases for more than 19,000 long lines employes. Wage increases ranging from $5 to $8 a week are provided in the agreement which becomes effective as of Feb. 1, 1946. The new wage rates will remain in effect until March 6, 1947. The new rates were labeled a national pattern by Edgar L. Warren, chief of the Federal Concilia- lion Service, in announcing the set* llemenl less than 30 minutes before the strike deadline. Beirne, asked whether the member unions had agreed io accept Ihe wage paltern, replied: "A sufficient number of unions have accepted the pajlcrn to warrant the executive board to make a decision and issue ils order in respecl lo the slrike." Beirne added, however, that "some local negotialions must take place with respecl lo Ihe paltern" and that these would be taken care of at local union and company levels. o Housing Bill Passes House Today Washington, March 7 — I/O— Stripped of provisions for construction subsidies and price ceilings on existing housing, ihe adminis- Iralions's Housing bill finally passed Ihc House lodav. A 357 to 24 roll call vote sent the bill lo Ihe Senale. House action followed a week of debate during which adminisiraiion forces were repeatedly defeated in efforts lo retain original administration recommendations. Nineteen Republicans and five Democrats voted against ;he bill. The House earlier had refused the motion of Hep. Jessie Sunnier lR-1111 to send the legislation back to committee, by a 304 to 7(3 vole. Absent from the measure as il headed intu ;• ale was air .••••• • lo spur hoi'i '"•''• '• . ininislralioi. 'ia,i '.M a $600,000,0:"' >;:••• which President Truman had described us "ihe very heart" of his nrogram to build 2.700.000 homes for veterans during thc Jiexl two years. The bill includes a provision for price ceilings on new construction. Housing Expediter Wilson Wyalt saici ihe much-amended hill was in. such Shane it would not achieve the goal of 2,700.000 new homes. l-jht in Ihe Sen- .1 of subsidies '"'. -lion. The ad- illed vainly .Cor ,dy provision Insects arc usally and depend on their t for protection. near-sighted iiie of. smell

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