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? 5 HOPf STAR, HOM,*ARKANSAS Hoover, Launching European Food Investigation, Well Posted on Gravity of Job - By De WITT MacKENZIE AP World Traveler Paris. March 22—Former President Herbert Hoover is launching his investigation of the European food shortage without any delusions as to tne gravity of the position or of the dangers which develop when men's minds arc overwrought by hunger. His recognition of the great urgency of the situation was quite apparent in a private donversntion which I had with him on the eve of hisdeparture for Rome, where he wii^eontinue his. study. His thirst for information impelled him to rob me of my prerogatives as a reporter in Central Europe, which Mrs. Mack and I have just toured, •j It was easy to see that he was working from, the encyclopeadic knowledge which ne acquired while food relief administrator for Europe at the end of the last war. I sajv a great deal of him at that Omfe "as ! an Associated Press cor- resparld.ent. His "present problem makes the dilemma of Old Mother Hubbard look like the plenty of a Sunday school's picnic. It's estimated that there t are some 500.000,000 people hungry'''in various parts of the world, and the experts tell us there's only enough food for three- quarters of them. We don't have to draw diagrams to emphasize the grimness of that situation. It mean that a lot of oeoqle are going to die of hunger before world production can? fcdtch up with tne snort-. The,"position isn't the Same now' as n XvSs after the last war. when Mr. Hoover made himself famous as Europe's provisioner. Then the "world had prepared for the food shortage which followed the first global conflict' and the contingency rbMldVbe, met. But now there just isn'fejtjje food—and .there won't be aiiyvrijjijg iiKe enough food until afterfc.Jhe harvests several months hence.'.?No wonder Mr. Hoover says the 1 next four months are the cruci- i,ai tones'. ; He points out that the immediate relief must come from North and South America. That's where the grain and other foodstuffs are. 'ims means that Canada, the United States and the Argentine have to play atlas to the world for a third of a year. - A third of a year—and what tragedy can develop in that time if the lood emergency isn't met Mi- Hoover will find (and probably foresees it already) that the pas"- sions of Europe are being swaved by hunger. Folk in the hard'-hit areas are reaching willy-nilly for new political nostrums in the'hope that they will bring relief, n Thus we have political chaos in Hope Star Sfor of Hope 1899; PreM 1917, Consolidated January 18, 1929 36 Negroes, 4 Whites, Held for Rioting Columbia. Tenn., March 22 — (UP)— The Maiiry county grand jury today returned 11 indictments charging 30 Negroes and four white men with offenses ranging from attempted murder in the Tirst degree to currying a dangerous weapon in connection with racial disturbances here Feb. 25-2fi. Names of two of the four white men indicted were not released as they had not been arrested. Two others. Roy Scribner and Joe Wil- 'iams were charged with "attempt o commit a felony." Both are now | free under $5.000 bond. A total of 28 Negroes. 16 of whom I are under bond and 12 of whom were not named, were indicted on charges of attempted murder in the first degree. Eight other Negroes were indicted on charges ranging from being an accessory before and after the fa6t to carrying a dangerous weapon. The grand jury began its inves-1 tigation of the racial' disturbance Member of The Associated Press: The Wednesday. It was dismissed to-! Associated Press is exclusively entitled to « a >"- its next regular session being the use for republicotion of all news dis-! scheduled to begin the fourth Mon- Published every weekday afternoon by Star Publishing Co., Inc. (C. E. Palmer and Alex. H. Washburn) ot the Star buliding 212-214 South Walnut Street, Hoce, Ark. C. E. PALMER President ALEX. H. WASHBURN Editof and Publisher Entered as second class matter at the Post Office at Hdf)e,' Arkansas, under the Act of March 3, 1897. ! Friday, March 22, 1946 At the Ridlto Sunday (API—Meons Associated Press. (NEA)—Means Newspaper Enterprise Association. Subscription Rotes: (Always Payable in Advance): By city carrier per week 15c Hempstead, Nevada, Howard, Miller and Lafayette counties, $3.50 per yeaf; elsewhere $6.50. House Passes Legion Bill on Land Sale Washington, March 22 (Spo- Hetty Fii-IJ and Z;iclury Scott in .1 family scene from "The Southerner, 1 Builah Boiuli nnJ J. Curol N.iisii. released bv United Artists. patches credited to it or not otherwise credited in this paper and also the local lews published herein. get by its most gfency. Various of the liberated countries and in the conquered states the Jabors'-of the occupation authorities" are'being rendered increasingly difficult because of public bit- tewiessi over short .rations. The reform and rehabilitation of Europe are in the melting-pot—and the fire isn't doing so well. -*Mr. Hoover points out that the Situation calls for sacrifices by the haves for the have-nots. Four months, bf course, won't replenish the worlds - cupboard, but it will pressing emer- There come into my mind the Jmes of some great and good man Sho said^that "if everybody cares enough arid everybody shares Qiough, everybody ' will have Qiough. Z!> — o —: pecisjon-for Continued from Page One leaders come to an agreement, it would be rejected by Java's thousands of youthful extremists —Pe- moedas — who possess impressive quantities of Japanese weapons Snd a fierce determination to retain the power they have gained. ~baid one Dutchman: "The Pc- mqedas are .driving Dutch cars hying in Dutch houses, looting Djatch stores, throughout Java, iney^stay, free of charges, in lux- 'admitled In- war. They National Advertising Representative — Arkansas Dailies. Inc.; Memphis Tenn., iterick Building; Chicago, 400 NoKh'Mich- igan Avenue; New York City, 292 Madison Ave.; Detroit, Mich., 2842 W. Grand Blvd.; Oklahoma City, 314 Terminal Bldg • New Orleans, 722 Union St. dine_, 'on the government' at the best cafes. They won't give all that up \vithout a struggle. We know we're going to have to fight them sooner or later, so why don't the British clear out and let the Dutch claim by force the things that belong to us?" Snould the Dutch be permited to attempt to re-take Java by force, one of the most serious problems would be the possibly 30,000 white Dutch. half-Dutch Eurasians, and Indonesians outspokenly friendly to the Dutch, now held virtually as hostages in Indonesian camps throughout the island. Indonesian extremists repeatedly have threatened to slaughter such hostages in revenge, if the Dutch attack. "If war breaks out," one Indo- man leader observed "we believe that the Brilish and Dulch will try first to subdue west Java, by gradually expanding corridors between the three cities, Batavia Builenzorg and Bandoeng, that they -now hold there. Then they will try similarly to establish themselves elsewhere by working out from Semarang and Soerabaja "Meanwhile, we know that any trouble — or even any settlement dav in May. Dist. Aty. Gen. Paul F. Bumpus said he plans to have the trials as quickly as possible. A total of 12 persons, including four Columbia policemen and three state highway patrolmen, were wounded in the racial disturbance and two Negroes were killed three days later during their attempt to escape from jail after questioning. The disturbance began following ah argument between a white radio repairman and a Negro woman and tier son over a radio repair bill. Both the white man and the Negro were veterans. Arkansas Continued from Page One The trust accounts and the stabilization law allocation leave balances of 59,376,000 which represents old balances left in various accounts at the end of the fiscal Governors to Fight Federal Encroachment Litle Rock, March 22 —(UP) — The atorvieys general of 16 southern stales were challenged today to wage aggressive Opposition to what Fred S. LcBlanc of Louisi- ........ , ^ ana termed "an ominous trend" I into civil strife and Chinese Fear Renewal of Civil War •— After adopting several minor amendments, the House yesterday passed without a record vote Ihe American Legion-endorsed bill by Congressman Brooks Hays (U- Arki io direct the Department of Agriculture to defer further sales ot farm lands until opportunity has been afforded 'returning veterans to purch.asivlra.cls. One nf the amendments adopted today limils si/.e of tracts to CM acres. Veteran's priority is made subject to contractual 'rights of by another Most of the lands were acquired by the government when it established rural rehabilitation or reset- lement projects. Inherited ulti- imately by the Farm Security Ad- I ministration, Congress odered the I'SA three years ago to dispose of the acreage at public sale. When large tracts in Arkansas were sold the American Legion quickly puts its endorsement on the bill "which ipresent occupants ! amendment. Market Report ....POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, March 22 — (/!>)— Live poultry, CiriTi; receipts 15 trucks. ho cars. Fob prices: LEGHORN FO (/!')&—28 1-2; old roosters 21 1-2—23: others unchanged. Butter, firm; receipts 104,231; market unchanged. Kggs, steady; receipts 34,727; maiket unchanged, o- Hays had introduced in HI4.i, but which had been March, bogged down in the. House Agriculture Cotnmitce. A bill similar in purpose, by Senator J. W. Kulbright. (D-Ark). Chungking, March 21! — (.-V) — was passed by the Senate several The influential Democratic league | weeks ago. usual procedure will warned today that military con-1 send the Hays and Fulbright bills flicts in Manchuria, if unchecked, to a conference commitee com might plunge all of China back ! posed of members from the House toward federal seizure of merged and reclaimed lands bpeakin- at the southern conference of attorneys general here, Leblanc described a government suit to take over the tidewater areas ot California, and called for pas- satfr. i.f m-n™,. Q ,i legislation to to submerged If the federal government should the Blanc said, it 'then" would"" have urged that i :lnc l Senate. sub- truce teams be sent there as soon as possible sage of proposed quite state titles lands. win its suit and "confiscate 1 California tidewater areas, At the same time,-both government and Communist dispatches reported new troop activities in that vast territory and indicated renewed fighting might be expected. Blind Man Is Held for Murder Oklahoma City. March 22 —(/P)— A blind man who called noliep nnrl I , , " -...-•. ttvJLtlvt ilclVt.- -'.V.."".. t-fLlullt. v,\ (JlCtI Itl UUH. Ol UT- I ,.,,,.,., .] I f, ' , , . h''l-v--~ HIH.I legal precedent to take over sub-1 soon, consul al tin iron befo-e thc \i ,'e'dered after telling them he merged and reclaimed lands in war and presumably sent there- to! u-, ,"' PI? ( m '^ cr mother-in-law everv slnio mmniti ;,,,i,,r:.,:,.,ir. .-Jr. ''.,;. i while his blind divorced wife stood From Shanghai came the surprising news that'Lco D. Sturgeon, Slate Department veteran dispatched to Daircn only a week ago, had relumed unexpectedly, without public explanation. Stu'r- every state. Pear June 30 10«I Various VOUD, f LeBlallc P ° intcd ollt " il is "°l W:1S nanicuarlv 'thP°- r V n, ?v' S f, £E ' "" ta . s . tlc '? contemplate federal I lengthy remain indefinitely. unofficially to have sen particularly the county judges, have been casting covetous eyes at the $9.376,000 balance. But, there is a catch to the sum—not to mention several legal and moral strings. All of that balance is earmarked by Ihe slabilization law. This law specified that balances as of June 30, 1945, were to be transferred to new accounts under the same names. They cannot be ussd for any purpose now OTHER than thai for which the taxes were levied and collected. The $9,376,000 is total residue —in-Java will touch off an explo-' fl ' o - m 3B separate funds and ac- sive chain reaction throughout In-' c °unts. dia. Burm? Indo-China and Malaya. Imperialism has put the British, Dutch and French across the Asiatic barrel." There are many Indonesian omrnumsts but few, say British and Dulch authorities, with any Russian background. Russian ac. - tivities in China, Iran and Europe lowever, received considerable at- , tention in the Indonesian press Meanwhile, British, Of no particular significance but interesting to students of the legislative mind is the fact that $5,678,958 of the- balances, were in the state welfare fund.' : lt would set a legislative precedent if welfare money was .diverted for any other purpose. An aggregate of a mere $4,870 was in four-more'-funds—blind, dependent children, old age, and ury hotels ^. doesians before the American technicians wait impatiently m Singapore .Calcutta, Pal- embang and Batavia for "things in the East Indies to open up so we can get to work." American military, representation in the-area and tC , r - ipP - led fch j ldr ?"' At leasF «alf of '° """"""' *""— has dropped to almost no hing A ft n' ™dical school fund, small strategic services unit »nrt sia , e college fund and polytechnic QUANTITY FOR YOUR MONEY In Morollne, Petroleum Jelly. hi medicine chest "must."For minor burns — cuts and bruises. _ strategic services unit and Jess tnan 10 members of a naval liaison staff are all that remain of once-large U. S. military forces in the East Indies. In the five cities of Java held oy the Dutch, thousands of Dutch and Eurasian reguees live uncomfortably in camps, almost as miserable as they were under the Japanese. H Many have been removed to Hol- ancl, Australia, Ceylon and Malaya. But thousands have no wish to leave the only homeland they know, even if they could be accommodated elsewhere With their lifetime savings and their very homes lost, with no jobs and no prospects, the prospect of working in Java as citizens in an Indonesian republic appeal to few 'They called Ihis a paradise on earth before the war," said one Dutch youth. "It's hell now.". • b • INSPIRATION Kimberly, Idaho, March 20— (IP)— Farmer Kenneth Jones had a corking good idea. . Annoyed with having to spend time unclogging implement holes on his tractor each time he prepared to attach a plow or culti- yalor, Farmer Jones now plugs the holes with corks when not in use It works too, says Jones, and saves him 20 minutes each time ne makes an attachment even though he docs have to remove the corks. this is federal money. Another $850,956 was in the combined balances of the junior agricultural college fund, University of Arkansas fund, university building fund, extension service fund, experiment station fund, medical school fund, college fund. This came mostly from the millage tax. The charities fund accounted for $615,326 of the balance— a sum the legislature would handle gingerly. Accounts of the two A. & M. colleges, the Negro college at Pine Bluff, State Teachers College and Henderson State College had a combined balance of $177,320. And, so on down the list of the funds—land sales, mine inspection, sanitation, firemen's pension, confederate pension, elc—accounts for which the original revenue originally was earmarked. That brings the calcualtions lo the balance in general revenue funds,—$1,324,585 — and the unap- portioned fund — $218,827, or a tolal of $1,543,312, a figure which the state's fiscal and administrative authorities say is the tolal of Arkansas' "pocket money." The cost of a legislative session would knock a sizeable chunk from that. Under the stabilizalion law, taxes are dumped into a single "pot" — with highway moneys going 18 a separate "pot" not involved in the stabilization plan. Of the Committees Back Navy, Not Truman Washington, March 22 — (UP) — Two key congressional committees appeared winging behind the navy today in its fight against a $2,100,000,000 White House-approved slash in its 1947 budget Despite President Truman's ap- ^.c.^,..«. au , u ., F1011 . Ui me ^o.a^u,- P, rova] °{ th( = cut, members of the 000 allocated by the law, adminis- 1 ",?>'?? Nar Y al Affairs and Appro- * — ,:._ — ._ „,,„„„„ . .riatio . message to Washington, declined comment. today. b >'' w:ls «"c city O. T. Gulhrie, 42, the blind inan, s ?'5V r p.° Iar 8e reclaimed sections lo China, said he :is making some hinese officials sav Daire.i lu.., ,- ,- , in will remain under Soviet' control fu 1 ' 1 •''"?;. cllocl ' geles harbor. "We. . . nave long been gravely interpreted the trealy concerned at the increasing remov- Daireir a free port 'immediately' al of property from the tax rolls some Chinese _ . •• through federal acquisition," Le- "' Blanc declared. "In some stales this process of federalization of land. . has placed as much as 80 per cent of the present land in federal ownership." The Louisiana atlorney general pointed oul that in some extreme cases, federal acquisition of lands , has virtually pauperized countv Povernments by stripping them o'f their revenue. Proponents of federal seizure, he said, have raised a false smoke screen of oil conservation to contuse the issue. • "Conservation is one thing ^ but reckless confiscation is anotHerS" he said. "And it is a question bf confiscation with all of its menacing implications that seriously disturbs tho states in the submerged land issue." LeBlanc called for the southern attorneys general lo take an aggressive lead, to enlist the aid pf all states, and to adopt and act "in a highly vigorous way' 'upon In strong resolution opposing federal seizure of lands. r Atty. Gen. Guy E. Williams bf Arkansas told the conference that the economic implications of federal seizure are "alarming," and thai "Ihe exigencies we face are of immediale concern to the stales and demand early and effeclive relief." tration cosls $110,000 per month. The public school fund gets 54.144 per cent of it. The welfare fund gets 19,337 percent, University of Arkansas fund 7.597 per cent, general revenue 7.182 percent, public , r - priations Commilees said the budget bureau had erred when it ordered the reduction at such a troubled time in world affairs Adm. Chester W. Nimitz, chief of operations, told the Naval >=.». . c , c ., uc ,.i<,* jjei-uKiu, puoiic . , health 1.657 percent and 13 other i a j laa ' s , t -°nimiilee Ihe navy need" nds Ihe remainder. "?- J. 1 . 8 . J,"' 1 original request of $6,Only the legislature can touch 'J,?; Or ? l00 ° to . - m a«ntain a fleet Enjoy "Sunday Dinner' at the DIAMOND You are always welcome at tHe Diamond. Bring the entire family. Our nice courteous waitresses wilj give you the best and quickest service. 50c MENU 50c BAKED CHICKEN and DRESSING Stuffed Green Peppers Snow Flake Potatoes Head Lettuce, 1000 Island Dressina Hot Rolls Coffee Milk Homemade Pie DIAMOND CAFE HERMAN SMITH, Prop. Phone 82? Hope, Ark. | those allocations. Governor Lancy has said he would not consent to a revision of the stabilization law before it has had a "fair trial." strong enough to meet our minimum security requirements Mr. Truman said yesterday that the navy's stalemenl on Ihis issue Thus, il would seem lhat there isli v£ | s , " Dot , in , U " e . with tn e facts. He comparatively very litle "spend ing money" available unless Ihe legislalure wanls io find some new sources and sel up anolher "sepa- rale pot." One-Third of Continued from Page One ing wet. Counties abolishing the "legal sale said Budget Director Harold D Smith would go before congressional committees and clear up the mailer. Smilh, it was learned, will appear before the - Naval Affairs Commitee nexl week. Navy officials, who had previously been so outspoken againsl the cut, -declined comment after Mr. Truman endorsed the bureau action. budget Chairman Carl Vinson, D., Ga of the Naval Affairs Committee of beer, wine and whisky were . a " d Harry Sheppard, D., Cal., of Izard, Fulton, Hot Spring, Clark, j tfht -' Appropriations Subcommittee Lawrence. Pike, Columbia, Grant,) 101 ' the navy also refused Ir: com- Cleburne, Faulkner, Hempstead,' mtinl directly on the president's (Howard, Johnson, Lonoke, Litlle [statement. But other members Hiver, Independence, Crawford, ! w ' l '° " ot so reticent. until China completely takes over I in Manchuria. The Democratic league, third largest of China's political groups, said that unless truce teams soon went into Manchuria. Marshall's Mrs. Hinds, mother of Guthric's divorced wil'e, who operates «A sofl in Ihe slalc capilol ' " She was u • hll '" . chest and shoulder. recent'.achievemeiHs in negotiating a civil-strife ending truce" would be completely -offset. Colonel Held for'Cruelty inGuardhoose London, March 22 — f/Ti —U.S. army headquarters in London said today, thai char es of conspiracy • to inflict cruel, unusual „,,.. unauthorized punishment" on guardhouse prisoners had been brought £) 0!1 Ml cf r^i-,1 T.-, i^-. ... .. \ l^-'ir f against Col. James Kilinn of Highland Park, 111., former com mander of the Tenth reinforcement depot,at Lichfield, and five other officers, .. Maj'.'-;Richard D. Kearney .staff judge ' advocate for the London area,- said the charges, preferred 'lor investigation under the 70th article of war," also included separate counts of misfeasance and malfeasance in office. Kiliap and others - of tho six charged today appeared as witnesses' earlier this year at the court martial of ten enlisted men and two officers accused of mistreating Lichfiold prisoners. Others charged were: Mai'. Richard E. Lobuono of •Pittsburgh, former provost marshal at the deopl. Maj. Herbert W. Bluhin, former depol inspecting officer. Capt, Joseph A. Robertson, former -commanding officer of tho dlblh reinforcement company which supplied personel for operation of the depot guardhouse. J-irst Lt Granvillo Cubage of Oklahoma City, formerly a prison officer at the deopt. First Lt. Leonard W. Ennis of Peekskill, N. Y.. also u former prison officer at the depot. Radio's Beulah, a Man, Dies of Heart Attack Hollywood, March 22 — (/Pi— The voice of Beulah, radio's chuckling Negro maid, was still yesterda ' -Lipe said Gulhrie told him and Coroner Evert Crismore that he blamed his mother-in-law for his' marital troubles, which ended in divorce. He said he went to his former wife's home lo gel $800 he .said she owed him for starling Ihe capitol soft drink stand for her. Lipe and .Crismoro quoted Gulh- rie as giving Ihe following account: /'My wife had been ill for a pc i'iocl after we were married a year "go. I built the business'for her al the state capitol and put my own money in it. Then she obtained a divorce. I signed a waiver. 'My wife said she did not owe me any money but if I would got Ihe judge who granted thc divorce lo lell her she 'did. she Would pay me. • ."I guess, I flew into a fit. My mother-in-law was silling beside- tho divan I wrts on. 1 wheeled around until the pistol toucher her and fired. She jumped up and my wile screamed. "1 grabbed her by Ihe arm and shot again. "I remember firing promiscuous ly. I remember shooting her but niter that my mind sort of went blank. I don't remember too well." -o—• Questions and Answers Q—Is Britain's housing problem as acute.- as ours? A—Probably more so. In tho in-.sl seven months afler war ended only 1(5,000 homes wore buill in was closed b'y repealing the Home Demonstration Club creed. ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Stockyards. III.. March 22 —I/I 1 )-- Hogs, li.i500; .barrows and gilts H.ilO: sows and most stags 14.05; heavies 13.75; odd head boars 11.0011.50, Catle, 50; calves, -100; odd head steers and heifers II).00-15.25;. occasional sale IG.0075: common and medium cows II.50-11.50; canners and culers 7.00fJ,00; mostly medium lo god sausage bulls 11.0012.50; choice vealers 17.00; medi um and good 13.00-1G.50; neminal range .slaughter steers 10.7S-17.90; slaughter heifers 0.50-1775; stock er and feeder steers 9.5015.50, Sheep, 500; small lots good and choice woled lambs 15.50-10.511; medium and good 13.50-15.On: cull and common 10.50-11!.00: si/cable lots medium clipped lambs No. 2 and 3 skins 12.0 ewes 7.50 . GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago. March 22 •--(/Pi— Grain futures trading was virtually at a standstill again today, except for May rye which floundered around most of the time al weak prices in sympathy with Winnipeg. The buying interest which indi catecl fairly substantial strength in both rye and oats at the start of trading lacked sufficient stamina lo hold even against .subsequent scattered offerings. Within the Clrst half hour, the gains were erased. Oats held barely steady most o the day thereafter, while May skid- ed on word that the grain, at the r*:i n r) rliri ri »v»:i.i'knl \i».,'f ' . l^.c*!,,,. 'an a di an ground. maa-kel as' 'losing rnent. The Commodlly Credil Corp* revealed it had sold 33.550 bales' Of its' holding under Ihe new selling policy calling for daily Uidding by the trade. Late aftcrnon prices were 20 it 4 Ocenls a bale higher. May bid ding by the li-ade. ' Late aflei;non urines were 20 to 40 cents a bale higher. Mav 2(!.!)5 ( .lly 20.94, Oct 20.H7. ' NEW YORK STOCKS ; Ne York. March -22 — Of}--Sp6lp. of strength persisted In • todayV stock market nllhoilgh many.lead- ers were unable to-shako off minus signs. Scatercd aviations, merchnnclls ers, motors and industrial "blue chips" pushed upward after a hos- ilanl opening. Dealings expanded ill intervals but slowdowns were frequent. Early jumps of 5 or so were reduced or cancelled by mid day. There was another selective comeback In the final hour wilh a lew favorites ahead 1 lo around' 4 noinls. Trends were irregular near, the' close. Transfers wore in Ihr? vicinity of l.30().00f) shares. Wall SI reel viewed the Associated Press interview with Stalin as hopeful but brokers suggested that it had little market effect. Selected railway bonds improved. BanJTHeJdUp at La Plata, Missouri , La Plata. Mo.. March 22 -The La Plata state bank •(/P) was robbed of an estimated $5.000 to $7,000 shortly after noon today by m in an who escaped with Ihe lot the bank president's car loss selling orders and the downturn was renewed, -although it eased off slowly and without ap parent pressure. The loss was around a cent a bushel most of the time. Wheat and corn finished again at ceilings of $1.83 1-2 and $1.21 1-2; oats unchanged to 1-2 cent higher than yesterday's close. May Cash wheat was quoted nominal ly at ceilings today, here were no spol sales of wheat .corn, or oals. Receipts were estimated at 28 cars of wheat, 95 of corn, -ind 43 of oats. Corn bokings were 150,000 bushels. 83 cent ceiling; rye 18 up fo 3-8 clown, May S2.19 18—3-8; barley tint-hanged, May $1.26 1-2. NEW YORK COTTON New York. March 22 — (/?)—Col ton futures were steady in quiet trading today on buying by mills and New Orleans. Absence of hedging pressure against government cotton and steadiness in Sept. markets influenced the rise. Mosl traders held to llu- sidelines, how ever, pending the setlement ot the question of higher margins. Private advices reported mill interest in spot cotton showed some improve-' gara ~and '"pfaTnca' teller, with a gun, ordering Wilcus to fill a paper sack -which h«- gavo him with money. * Wilcus scoped up money quickly and handed it to the robber, who then ordered Surbeck to "come on, you're go'in' with me," the bandit was reported to have said. Outside the bank, the bandit forced Surbeck to drive him away in Surbeck's car. but later released the bank president jusl outside town. TAXING PROBLEM Decalur, 111., March 22 —(/?)—Th'(_% task of figuring and tupoing -15.000 lax statements for Dccatur township was just about completed when a clerk' discovered thai a three and one half cents error had been made in computing (he 1 , bills. A clerk had computed .Ihe township tax rate at $5 I .8'1' instead on using Ihe correct figure of $5.87 l'-2 Mailing of the bills will be delayed about a month, said County Treasurer A. C. Ammann. Use of chemicals in warfare' was_ known as early as the fifth centuryA B.C. when Ihcy wore employed in the siege- pf iho Greek cities Me- Those Enduring Young Charms Begin with an attractive "styled- for-you" coiffure. We've ideals galore in good looking, easy-to- care for hair-dos. Machine or Gold Wave Permanents General Beauty Work and Cosmetics Make your appointment today MISS HENRY'S SHOP Phone 252 , a heart alack. ay Uv ' Beulah was neither a Negro nor a maid. She wasn't even a woman She was Marl in Hurt, at -10 a veteran of 1(3 years in radio. He succumbed as, shortly after complaining of illness, his wife- was assist- i ing him to bod. Hurt was in vaudeville before 1930, when he went into radio. His debut as Beulah was made two years ago on the- Fibber McGoo show. An instant hit, he was made star of his own Sunday afternoon radio program last June Craighcad, Bunion, Clay, Baxter", j Lafayetc, Van Burcn and Sharp. and Conway, Cross and Calhoun. And in addition, three counties—Boone, Nevada and Saline — permit the sale of beer and wine but prohibit the sale of liquor. Sebastian county "I once said on the House floor -"' the budget cut would drop an , ree counties holding elections a , lomi 9 u °mb on the navy," said choosing to /crnain wet were Hc 'I > - L - Mendel Rivers, D., S. C., '? ,, mc ' rn . 1;iCM ' of Vinson's commitee. '- 1 J1 st]ck °y that statement." —with two county wet and half dry. seals—is half Arkansas counties may call local GUS WARFARE Keanoe, III., March 22 —(/Pj— Classes at the Otagon school in Hums township were dismissed-dnd the 20 pupils sent home when option elections by filing petitions !{( r(JU l J , o1 skunks moved in under signed by 15 per cent of their quul- U 'J' school house. ifif-rl vnt.prs. ' wo members of the school board led the gas attack on the animals and drove them out. But a new Thoughts The mountains melted from ge-- fore the Lord, even thai Sinai from before the Lord God of Israel.— Judge 5:5. The ways of the gods are long, but in the end they are not with- I out strength.—Euripides. group arrived and threw a picket line around the building. Again the directors alacked and won a second battle. They decided the unscheduled vacationing for the pupils was ended. The hemp leaf is used as an Intoxicant in India, and is known as bhang. Clubs Union Grove The Union Grove Home Demonstration club met al Ihe home of Mrs. Carl Evans at 2 o'clock March 20 with 8 members and 1 visilbi- present. The history of the song "Home Sweel Home' 1 was given and led by Iho song leader Mrs. Carl Evans. Devotional-Luke 8: 5-13 was road by Mrs Edwards. Prayer by group The group played games which were led by Miss Wcstbrouk. Roll call was answered bv what ou expect lo do to improve yoi lome grounds. Discussion on ' n., year book and how to use it was given by Miss Westbrook Lets try i •a new vetgetable Ihis year and! a list of unusual vclL-eliiblc--; was given by the garden leader Mrs Walter Johnson. In po- houses and care ot little chieken's was given by poultry leader, Mrs. Johnson. A talk on mites and lice and how to gel rid of them was given by Miss Westbrook. Next meeting will be at the home of Mrs. I. T. Whalley. Tho meeting SAVE ON PA I HIT 3 Choice' of Modern Colors > v m. HOUSE PAINT "> ** ' •* —^~; Unsurpassed Qualitygtts Lasting Beauty & Protection TVV^t PriceaK That Cut \our Painting Costs^ GAL. Proven ormua.^ That hasl ^ proved its correctness by the millions -.- °f gallons that have and are giving out- N standing service on homes all over tha ~ ' ' * Sfock Up Now At These Low Prices .. Wescote Supreme gives you the extra toughness and long-lasting qualities that 1 v/ill mean extra years of beauty and pro-' tection.^ Investigate Wescote before you buyl Many Other High Quality Wescote Paints for any Purpose at a Savings. Western Auto Associate Store Phone 747 HOME OWNED BY TED E. JONES 210 S. Main Hope, Ark. V Friday, March 22, 1946 Social and P< HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS^ ana rersona Phone 768 Between 9 a. m. and 4 p. m. I i; Social Calendar 'NOTI.CE ,<A11 V.W.A, members who have lot turned in their Annie Armstrong Jifetlng please contact Alctha Mae A'osby and do so »t once. fhursday ( March 21 i,A reception will be held nl the lirsl Christian church Recreational ;'pom Thursday evening *il 7:30 ,o meet Reverend and Mrs. W P Hardogrcc and family. All church members and friends of the church are urged to attend. Dorado. Miss June Duke will spend the week end visiting her parents, Mr. jjnd Mrs. J. T. Duke in Austin, I nvns Charles F. Reynerson loft Friday for week end visit with Hope Chapter No. 328 of the Order Eastern Star will hold a Stated meeting Thursday, March El at the Masonic Mull at 7:30 p.m. ! Tho Junior and Senior High pchool P.T.A-.- win mcel Thursday jit 3:30 p.m. at the high school. fflc Executive Board meeting will precede the regular meeting. JFriday, March 22 i- The Friday Music Club will meet Friday night at 7:30 at the home of Mrs. C. P. Wilsell, Jr.. Tuesday, March 26 t. Thc Cosmopolitan club will meet Tuesday evening at 7:<I5 at the home of Mrs. Lamar Cox with Mrs. Lyle Brown «s associate hostess. •<!r., Sr. High School P.T.A, ^flet Thursday Afternoon j The Junior Scnion High School P.T.A. met Thursday alternoon al the Hope High school gymnasium for its regular monthly meeting, j Coach Joe Dildy presented ihe program on "Physical Education" and presented a demonstration of tne exercises taught daily in the ^chool. ;-.. Mrs. P. J. Holt, president, presided over Ihe business session hud heard reports from thc secre- ,Miry, treasurer. The minutes.of the- Jlst meeting were read and approv- .], Mrs. E. W. Copcland, parlamen- tarian reported that Ihe oi-laws of the Hope P.T.A. had been approved by Ihe slale parlamenl; j,' During the business session the announcement was made thai Governor Ben Laney had asked that {ill organizations be asked lo vote 6n the daylight saving question. A vote was taken «t thc meeting and it was voted against. (The following officers were elec- ./ed: President, Mrs. P. J. Holt- Jr-icc-prcsident, Mrs. Irma Dean•treasurer, Mrs. W. J. Cox- secretary, Mrs. A. E. Stonequist; historian, Mrs. Henry Hicks. | Thc student loan fund, recently organized, was explained. (It was announced that Ihe State P.T.A. Convention would be held in Hot Springs on May 1st and 2nd. \ In Ihe room count of mothers the pollar was awarded to Mrs. Amours room, ^Coming and Going "V^ ', Mr. and Mrs. Graydon An-thony have as guest, Mrs. Anthony's mother, Mrs. C. ; F. Nelms of El N O W RIALTO DOUBLE FEATURE Senorita from the West" and — "Whispering Skull" • IK New "Oath of Vengeance N O W friends in Houston, Texas. Mr .and Mrs. Tom Williams of Mineral Springs arrived Wednesday to attend the bedside of Ihcfr daughter, Mrs. J. D. Chesshir who is a patient al Julia Chester hos- Miss Elsie Weisenbcrgcr will go to Pine Bluff 'Saturday lo attend a district meeting of the Arkansas Library Association there. Personal Mention Friends of Mr. T. R. Blllingslcy will be pleased to learn thai he i's reported to be improving at his home following an illness. Hospital Notes Friends of Mrs. J. D. Chesshir will be pleased to learn she is doing nicely following iin operation at Julia Chester hospital on Wednesday. Communiques Lawrence McDowell. G M 3 C whose parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. S McDowell rosid ton street at 121 South Kul- been discharged from the Navy Separation center in Memphis with a tolal of 29 months service including 1!) months sea duly in' the Pacific. He participated in two invasions and holds lour battle stars. Stringfellow Funeral at 2 Saturday Funeral services for Cecil A Stringfellow, 28, will be held al 2:30 Sulurday afternoon at the Herndon-Cqrnelius funeral home The Doctor Says: By Dr. WILLIAM A. O'BRIEN Written for NEA Service Superfluous hair can be removed by shaving, by rubbing with abrasives, or by applying the, only permanent method of hair removal is by electrolysis. Shaving of the hair is recommended for the arms, legs, and arm-pits, and, contrary to popular belief, this docs not cause the hair to grow back thicker and coascr. In a controlled experiment, the hair on the legs was shaved twice a week for eight months and no change in its quality was noted. Plucking the hair is an old practice, but it grows back unless the lollicle is destroyed as the result of a complicating infection The appearance of coarse hairs following plucking may be the result of aging changes, as there is a tendency for these to occur. Wax removers catch the hair as Foge Thro* DOROTHY. DIX GIs Lose Love of Girls Dear Miss Dix; I am an ex- serviceman who has just recently received an honorable discharge from the Navy. I am writing this letter not only for myself, bul for 30 more of rny comrades, for we are all in the same box. When we wenl lo war we all had girls whom we planned on being our future wives, but now thai we are back we find that we no longer love them, and they don't seem to be thc same girls.-. However, they insisl that they are in love with us and thai we/are in love with Ihem, allhough we tell them we are nol, and , they are urging us lo marry Ihem. All ihcy want lo do is just to sit up and look at us, and s<Ty: "I love you," and I don't care lo spoil my life wilh a woman like that. Many a lime I have come righl out and told my girl thai I don'l care for her, bul she insisls that they harden, and the wax contain-11 do. And it is the. same way with ing the hair is separated from the | the other fellows. Whal are we sup- skin much like hair is removed I P° sc d t° do when we can't keep with adhesive plaster. If infection I ^ promises we made to these follows, it is nol caused by the i «' r 's while we were overseas? We remover, but develops as a result ' " ' ' - - of secondary infection from bacteria on the skin surface. X-RAY MAY PRODUCE CANCER Chemical removers usually con- lain a sulphur compound which dissolves the hair extending beyond the skin surface. They do not have any permanent effect on hair growth. The X-ray is lh,o most dungcr- The -ray is the most danger- rays cause atrophy (shrinking) ot the follicle,-and Ihis destroys the hair at its source. A heavy dose may cause ulceration of the skin and the development of cancer. Electrolysis permanent method of ha'ii- moval bul it must be administered is the only safe by skillful person, lach indi- have all,changed a great deal and I don't think we would be happy if we did go back to each other •again. WANT SOME FUN What do you advise us chaps to do who want lo go oul and have a little fun with a girl who wouldn't just sit and look at you as if you were a new pair of nylons? Please try to put yourself in a spot like we are in. THIRTY-ONE OF US FELLOWS ANSWER: Well, son, there are promises thai are better broken than kepi, and Ihe one that should be shattered into a million pieces is the promise lo marry a girl afler you have found o'ul that you have lost your tasle for her and no longer love her. For lo keep such a promise will mean a life- — j .. u»i*'(.i.ii. J-rwi.JWd. i^J tl V,H 111UI" J- (• . ••• — vidual hair follicle has lo be de- , timc of misery for bolh of you, with (he R elm Moore. S. A. Whitlow assisted by Rev. R. Burial will be in 1- B. Hill cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Lawrence Cagle, Dean Parsons. Winfred Huckabce, Lester Huckabee. James McCullough and Carlton King. stroyed by the application of the needle, as large areas cannot be treated. This 'treatment is expensive and lime-consuming. Bleaching Ihe hair is a harm- 1 less method of making it less con- i spicuous, and if large areas are 1 involved, this treatment is rec- commended. Most of Ihe bleaches are harmless, as the majority contain hyrogcn peroxide and ammonia. CLIP NOSE HAIRS In advancing years, (here is Guernsey Negro School Play at 8 Friday Night Guernsey Negro High School will present a three-act play "The Path Across the Hill", at'8 o'clock tonight (Friday i, according lo S. W. Williamson, principal. Fur of the principa o- South American gaxelle is often dyed in the Unilcd Stales to resemble mink, sable, marmot or leopard. tendency for a excessive h a i r growth to develop in theicyebrows, ears, and nose. The ears and rows can be shaved or clipped, Pulling these hairs may result in a serious secondary infection. The development of superfluous hair is usually on a glandular basis. Excessive hair growth in women al the menopause is related lo the changes which are occurring in the body, but no effective method of treating superfluous hair by administering glandular extracts is known. Even though the development o-l a cancerous mole is uncommon, irritation of moles is to be avoided at all limes. Hairy moles should be removed by surgery, and Ihe hairs should not be removed separately. DislribiiM Ity NEA SERVICE. INC by Hazel Heiderciptt THE STORY: Joan Warren forms Ann that no one likes Beulah Bedelle, and that Mrs. Colin Drake is the real social arbiter of Port Drake. Ann tells Colin that she feels she has found a real friend in Joan. XVII Ann adored Joan, bul didn't sec much of her The W a r r c n s lived 10 miles away, on tho other side of Port Drake, t und Joan was chronically rushed to death. ..._ Mrs. Bcdellc was introduced to ' P'ck up a fistful of manuscript and i Ann a half do/en limes or more, | throw il across the room. As it 1 u "' ! " ' ' ------ wasn't held logelher al all, it wasn't a successful gesture of rage, but fluttered mcssily about the floor. The action was so unlike him that she hurried inside. She paused in the door of the library, and looked al him. He because there is not a chance that your fancy for the young woman would revive if you married'her. On the contrary, she would get more and more on your nerves because every lime you looked at her you would Ihink what a sap you were lo lei her bluff you inlo majrying her. You see when you boys went into the war you were just kids. You weren't capable of anything but calf love, and thai is Ihe shorlesl lived thing «n earth. You had seen nothing of the world. And you thought you had to have the same kind of clothes and the same colored neckties thai all Ihe other guys had. Now you have come back men, grown men, older than your years because of the experiences you have been through, and you have seen lite and death and known danger and suffering; whereas the We, the Women By RUTH MILLETT NEA Staff Writer It's going to be a great day, we think, when the last shortage is over. When, that is, we can Walk into a store and spend 14 minutes selecting just the right shade of stockings, Uien say calmly, "Three pairs, please." We'll be able then, too, to get junior's pajamas and his dad's shirts and shorts for the asking. We'll even be in a position to be snooty about color, price, etc. Then the clerk will no longer eye us as critically as she would girls you left behind you are jtisl a shoplifter if our market basket as they were, no more interesting- 1 has two pounds of butter or two no wiser, with no new tricks in | boxes of soap chips. . their bags, and so they are not | It v/ill be nice And ycl enough for you. Isn't il going to be kind o'f t, Nor are they really in love with let-down for women? What an you. They just want to marry to be a-marrying and because they think the husband supply is shoii. But you arc under no compulsion to marry them. Kefusc to be held up. You have had the courage to lace the enemy who were ocnt on taking your lives. Have the courage to lace the girls who are also trying to take your lives. Marriage is for a long time, and it will seem longer it you are married to a woiTuin you don't love. Dear Miss Dix: Why can't parents at least keep quiet when their children have company? Mine scream at each other and em- barriss me so much that I am ashamed to let my boy friends hear them. They must wonder why I do not receive my company at home, instead of meeting them at drug stores or at some other girl's house. What can I do about it? A BEWILDERED GIRL ANSWER: You might at least talk il over with your mother and ask her if she will not try to keep the peace when you have visitors. Certainly she must realize that she is doing nothing to iielp you get a husband by having a public fight with your father when your boy friends are present, for they are sure to. think like mother, like daughter, and wonder if you would also be a virago. However. I can't hold out much hope to you that anything you say or do will change your parents, for my observation is that people who engage in 1'amilv-feuds enjoy it so much that they can't wait to indulge themselves in the pleasure of calling names until they arc alone. (Bell Syndicate, Inc.) News of the Churches She felt immediately thai Ihe liking was mutual, but as she had already earned his wife's enmity without trying, it seemed beller lo leave bad enough alone and nol encourage Skippy's friendship. „„, M,^,.^.,,,, Ann fell, anyway, that even if she I Antonio, Texas. were deprived of all companion- Sunday Schoc ship save Colin's she slill would --•• '-- " — bo content 'in Port Drake. Ann was passing by on the outside of the library window one afternoon when she saw Colin ©FIRST PENTECOSTAL West 4th and Ferguson Streets T. J. Ford, Pastor Sunday School—9:45 a.m. C. J. Rowe, Supl. Morning Services—11:00. Penlecostal Gleaners—G: 30 p.m. Night Service—7:00. Friday, Bible Sludy—7:30 p.m. You are only a stranger once at the First Pentecoslal church. Come Sunday and bring your friend. You are always welcome. OUR LADY OF GOOD HOPE Rev. John J. Boyce •-,-, Mass every Sunday—10:30 Week-day Masses—7:30 Stations of Ihe Cross every Wednesday evening—7:30. Rosary and Litany of the B.V.M. every Sunday evening at 8:00, followed by Benediction. "If we live, we live to the Lord, or if we die, we die to Ihe Lord." Romans 14:8. To all a cordial invitation to worship with us. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN Thos. Brewster, Minister The South Wide Presbyterian Hour, over 38 radio stations at 7:30 lo 8 a.m., message this Sunday by Dr. Patrick D. Miller of San ship with us. CHURCH OF CHRIST 5th and Grady Streets Waymon D. Miller, Minister Bible Classes—9:45 a.m. Morning Worship—10:45 a.m. Brother John Cannon, a recent graduate of Harding College, will they going to lalk about when the fact that Ihey got paper handkerchiefs at Whoosil's Slorc isn't im- What kind of tips arc they going lo give each other when they, can no longer win a friend's undying gratitude with u hurried telephone call: "Gel down lo Sueh's righl away; they have nylons!"? What is to replace the thrill of tho shopping excursions which now pack all the excilcmenl of a treasure hunt, once we can buy anything we have the money to pay for'.' WIFE NOW "PROVIDER" Scarcities have made the job of keeping house infinitely more work. But they have put some excitement, some .suspense, some life into the job. too. . Mama has had the thrill of being a "provider" during the era Barbs By HAL COCHRAN ! ', We're glad to see electric alarr clocks back in the show case again. It will help a lot if mor Americans wake up! An advance tip: Letting th grass grow under your feet jus\ means mower trouble. I t Here's looking forward to the ' time when sweet ,,,,„, wnpl , of scarcitites. Papa mi«hl earn Ihe } 0 "»crs "?"e J10UCI - S dlc money, but Mama tracks down the things Ihe family needs. And Mama bring;; the necessities triumphantly home. When there are no more scarcities, Mania will again be just the member of Ihe family who does Ihe spending. All Ihe glamor will . be gone from Ihe job. lo to spring Women's clothes express their sentiments, says tV ' advertisement. Some of the ladies we've seen lately are pretty vague. March is the one month when it s • dangerous to have untold wealth. preach al Ihe morning service. Young People's Meeling— 6:45 p.m. Evening Service— 7 p.m. Sermon by Brother Miller on "Future Re- i cognition." This sermon involves such questions as will we know one another in heaven? Mid-Week Service, Wednesday — 7 p.m. On Thursday and Friday nights of next week (March 28-20) a re ligious discussion will be held i our Church building beginning at 7:30 o'clock. Bro Miller will affirm that there will be u future judgment for every man at the Lord's return. Marshall Conner Leachville, Arkansas, will deny this, and affirm that there will be no future judgment, but that all of man's judgment occurs durin" his lifetime. The public is cordially invited to these discussions.. No collections will be taken. FIRST METHODIST Pine at Second Robert B. Moore, Pastor Church School — 9:45 a m Morning Worship— 10:50 a. in music: "I Walk Todav Sermon bv Special \\here Jesus Walked. pastor. Youth Fellowship— G:30 p m Evening Worship — 7:30 p.m Scrmin by pastor. Choir Practice. Wednesday — 7:30 p.m. EMMET METHODIST C. D. Meux, Pastor The pastor will preach at Hollv Grove at !):30 a.m. and at 7 p.m. Sunday, and at DeAnn at 11 a.m. Plans are being made to organize a Sunday School at the DeAnn Methodist Church and all who are interested are urged to be present at 11 a.m. Sunday. 3 BIG DAYS Sunday • Monday • Tuesday Romancing His Way thru France with the Army of Occupation! but it never seemed to make an y impression on her. Ann was furious. but swallowed "ner fury, and lesolved not to descend 'lo the level of a feud with her. After the first lime, she didn't make the mistake of saying "We've mot." She said, "How do you do," cooly, [ was patiently gathering up the and didn't proffer a hand. Ann met Skippy Bcdellc, too, and was : enchanted by him. lie man. jovial and essentially naive. was a 1 big, dark, good-looking IGHT COUGHS ue to colds .. . eased without "closing". VfCKS ~ VA PO R U B APPROVED BV 2 GENERATIONS pages, and seemed perfectly calm. " ' "Anything I can do?" 'she -inquired. lie looked up, grinned and dropped his papers to extend his hands in a gesture of invitation. She came over and dropped to the floor beside him, where she A, * i i , I nestled into his wailing arms. due to coltls eased "Happy. AnnV" he asked afler a without "dosing". | little while. She nodded, and turned her head a little to kiss the end of his chin. SPRING Dresses You'll find newest styles, materials and colors in our new spring dresses. Visit our ready to wear department and select several for now and later. Most sizes. 3.20 Scott Stores "How would you like lo Hawaii? '' go lo School —9:45 a.m., classes for all age groups. Morning Worship—10:55, message by the Pastor. All who have not as yet made pledges lo Ihe Church for the new Church Year are asked lo do so Ihis coming Sunday. Place your pladge card in the offering this Sunday. Vesper Service—5 p.m. Young Peoples' Mccling— 0:15 p.m. We cordially invilc you to worship with us. FIRST CHRISTIAN William P. Hardegree, Pastor Church School—9:45 a.m. Lloyd Coop, Supl. Classes for all ages. Morning Service—10:50 a.m. The Morning worship, Thc Holy Communion and sermon by Ihe pastor. Young People Fellowship —U:00 p.m. Evening Service—7:30 p.m. Sermon by the, pastor. You are cordially invited to wor- "Right, now?" she asked, a little la'/ily. She was rather enjoying the crisp fall weather, and tropic- shores held no special allure. mighl depend. Joan hadn't bee fooling. At the end of thc week, Ann heaved a sigh of relief. "Let's go to Seatllc for a vacation now, Colin," she suggested. Colin grinned al her. "II isn'i "You know, we never had a gelling you down" a"liitle *bil7'is honeymoon. And the book that I it?" seemed so all important lo me al ! Ann breathed deeply. "What 1 the time- has lurncd out to be the mosl awful lot of tripe thai ever was set down on paper. So I just thought—" "Colin." Ann said, in sudden alarm, "what makes you think your - book is tripe? li couldn't be—" "Remember, my darling, 1 sometimes review books. And the review I'd hand this one would ignite tho paper it was written on. So starling I'm a vacation. ., at once. How would you like lo do some rambling about with me? I suppose il might be well io show you the sources of our income—" "You mean show me your manuscripts?" Ann asked. Colin whooped. "Bluss your innocent heart. In spite of your rather touching faith in me, they don'l run to mink coats and such like. 1 mean the Drake timberlands, and ships." Ihe mills and the For a week they explored. Ann was a little bewildered by the vastncss of il all. They drove through miles of Umber, and looked al sawmills rather unintelligent ly. aud looked al ships and models of ships of the Drake Line. Everywhere they went they encountered men she had met in social capacities, and began to understand for the lirsl lime why the Porl Drake matrons treated Colin with unlionizing respect. Colin Drake wasn't an author lo them. He was Ihe Big Boss, on whose whims the very bread and butter their husbands earned can'l understand is why—with all the makings of u big business man —you were strong-minded enough nol lo be one." "It was completely selfish." Colin explained. "The business— Ihe businesses were handed me on a 'silver platter, well garnished. And I said it saw spinach—" "And you said the hell with it." Ann supplied automatically. "Exactly. I'm the big stockholder ,of course, and supposedly I have something to say about how things are run. but actually 1 leave il up lo the men who are better qualified than I to run il. I never had any head for business at all, and what few talents I have run to pulling words on paper. I suppose I'm a throwback to a ballad-maker of an earlier day. or something. Whatever it is, I grate-fully receive the dividends, endeavor to see that all the em- ployes are adequately paid- and cull il a day. If I try any active running of the business. I immediately am put in nr,' place by a few well-chosen words. So now you know as much about the Drake enterprise as 1 do myself —and what have you got lo say'.'" Colin laughed, ;ind began lo drag suitcases out of the closet. As he helped Ann pack, Colin asked, "Are you sure you'd ralhor go to Seattle?" "I Ihink we've been provincial long enough," Ann said. "A little- city life will do us bolh a world of good." (To Be Continued) Sunday • Monday • Tuesday HONEST ™ studio Academ Fought CANIN I i

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