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•^^••^^^ toge Vcrn Stephens May Jump Browns to Ploy in Mexico Long Beach, Calif., March 28. —(UP)—Vern Stephens, the St. Louis Browns' holdout shortstop and one of the American league's leading hitters, announced today ho | was leaving for Laredo. Tex." to) confer with Jorge Pasquel con HOPE STAR, HOFI, ARKANSAS corning the possibility of plnying in the Mexican baseball league this summer. Pasquel, president of the eight- team circuit, has not made a definite offer, Stephens said, adding that he would make no decision until he has heard Pasquel's proposition and discussed his 1946 contract with the Browns again. o Rabbits are born without fur. A halibut matures when 11 years old. 1 I & 1 V t Al! the righf "preparations for dry skin In an Elizabeth Arden Efficiency Kit. Buy, them together::; use them together; I •» EFFICIENCY KIT FOR DRY SKIN, 5.50 .Holds Five Essentials and Instruction Booklet for easy skin carei i v OHierj/zei — Ardena Cleansir^fCreanT, 7.00, 2.00, 3.00, 6.00 Ardena Skin lotion, .85, 2.00, 3.75, 9.00, 75.00 Ardena Orango Skin Cream. 100, 1.75, 2.75J 4.25, 8.00 Ardena Astringent Oil, 2.50, 4.00, 7.50 Ardena Feather-Light Foundation, 100 all prleetplui feixsi JOHN P. COX DRUG CO. Phone 616 -617 Oklahoma Aggies Head U. S. Cagers By TED MEIER New York, March 28. - (IP) — i he Oklahoma Aggies topped all cage teams in the United Stales during the 1946 season, an Associated Press tabulation showed today. Based on a won-lost percentage the compilation shows that big seven-foot Bob Kurland and his cowboy teammates who beat North Carolina for the NCAA title Turs- cI0a .y n '8ht, took the No. 1 spot with .u,ia on 31 victories against two defeats. Kentucky's Wildcats, winner of the national invitation tournament at madison square garden, finnish- ed m a tic with Yale for second P' acc a' - 933 - The Wildcats won <!8 and lost two while the Eli finished their season in mid-February wl -& '1 viclori es and one defeat. .. Tnc Aeeies 1 two defeats came at the hands of Depaul and Bowling Green Kentucky lost to Temple and Notre Dame. Yale's one setback was administered by Har- Tall Players Pose Problem for Rules Detroit, March 28. — (/P) — The bigget problem in basketball-thai of the six-foot-plus players who stand under the baskets and toss shots in with case-is still unsolved. So declared Lloyd Brazil, University of Detroit basketball coach, today as he reviewed recent proposals to curb activities of the "big fellows" of the basketball courts. "I don't think any of the suggestions advanced at the recent National Basketball Coaches' Association rules meeting in New York would prove very workable," Brazil said. "Admittedly something must be done to equalize things to give the fellows under six feet tall a chance, but the big question is what can we do that won't harm the game in some other respect" "As long as Bob Kurland of Oklahoma A & M, George Mikan of Do Paul and Don Otten of Bowling Green were around and scoring a lot of points, there was bound to be a lot of agitation against them. They 11 be gone next season, however, and most of the fireworks will disappear," the Detroit coach added. "I saw Mikan stand under the basket and score 53 points against Rhode Island State, almost without moving more than two or three feet, simply because he's six-feet, nine-inches tall," Brazil reminisced. There's the freshness of spring In every cup, the rich delightful flavor of many perfectly blended coffees! Other foods take on new zest with> Admiration! COMPARE! ^ CONSIDER! and you'll Make the "comparison test"—a cup of Admiration against any cup In the world—and your taste will make the choice! You'll learn at the first sip why more people in the Southwest enjoy Admiration than any other brand. It's delicious, it's satisfying, it's wonderful! Want Trustee of Wilson Removed Little Rock, March 28 — (/P) — Lee Wilson and company heirs arc seeking removal of J. H. Grain of Wilson as trustee for the vast eastern Arkansas plantation-mercantile establishemtn. Two daughters and a grandson of the late R. E. Lee Wilson, who founded the plantation in the 1880's filed a petition in federal district court here yesterday asking Cram's removal. They also sought a court order dissolving the trust and ordering Grain to transfer the holdings to a corporation. Petitioners were Mrs. Victoria Wilson Wesson of Springfield, Mass.; Mrs. Marie Wilson Howells, New York City, and Lee Wesson of Wilson. They asked the court to order conversion of the demand indebtedness of the trust's certificate holders into a time indebtedness .of sufficient duration to enable the owners to establish a market for the corporation stock, and asked the court in the meantime to enjoin the trustee from demanding payment of the indebtedness. The petition claimed that Grain had built up considerable planting and business interests of his own which demanded an increasing amount of his time and that they deemed it impossible for him to satisfactorily perform his duties"' The trust controls about 55,000 tillable acres and some 50 different business enterprises, including cotton gins, oil mills, dehydration plants, lumber companies, a bank, wholesale grocery, various types of retail stores and farm implement firms. Tourney in Semi-Finals St. Joseph, Mo., March 28.— (fP) — All four seeded clubs will be on hand tonighl for semifinals in thc 18th annual Women's National AAU basketball tournament Going into the stretch arc the top-seeded Nashville, Tenn., Goldblume seeking their third consecutive national tille; Ihe Chal- hams of Elkin, N.C.; Ihe Dr. Peppers of Lille Rock, Ark.; and thc Dr. Swells of DCS Moines, la Last night the Goldblumes had to play the last half withoul their caplain and leading scorer, Alline Banks, who fouled out. The 'Blumes came through, however, with a 3022 win over thc Nugrapes of Dallas and Dr. Swells hung up a 33-16 viclory against the Atlanla, Ga., sporls arenas. Mrs. E. D. Galloway Heads Women's Christian Service Pine Bluff, March 28 — (IP) — Mrs. E. D. Galloway of Liltlc Rock was elected president of the Litle Rock conference, Women's Sociely of Christian Service, here yesterday. She succeeds Mrs. A. R. McKinney of Texarkana. Other newly elected officers include: Mrs. Walter Ryland of Pine Bluff, vice president; Mrs. Fred Harrison, Pine Bluff, recording secretary, and Mrs. J. P. Carpenter, Stephens, treasurer. Does Distress Of WEAKNESS Make fcu Feel "" ;, •A Wreck" On Such Days? ' j Do you suffer from monthly cramps, headache, backache, feel nervous, jittery, cranky, "on edge"—at such times—due to functional periodic disturbances? Then try Lydla E. Plnkham's Vegetable Compound to relieve such symptoms. Plnkham's Compound DOES MORE than relieve such month); pain. It also relieves accompanying tired, weak feelings—of such nature. It has a soothing effect on one of woman's most Important organs. Taken thruout the month—Pinkham's Compound helps build up resistance against such symptoms. It's also a great stomachic tonic! 'C VEGETABLE uoKiawn Entries for Friday First Race— $1200; mdns; 3 vos; 8 furs. Jeanne J. 113; Prairie Flower x!08; hclcia O. 113; Ipso Bound 118; Blak Jade 118; Lady Nanellc 113; Excellence 118; Ermelia 113; Blue Mountain xl!3; Buck Sergeant jcllS; Aliens Girl 113; Ideal Beauty 113. (12). Second Race— $1200; mdns; 3 vos G furs. Red.. Robert x!3 Vinita General 118; Can't Sweep x!08; Lady Welch 113; Rosadcl 113; Sky- wave xll3; Burg Heir 118; Younu Joe 118; Master Carl 118; Duke Berry 118; Johelc 113; Shad well 113. (12). Third Race— $1200; clmg; 4 yos up; 8 furs. Bar Grenade x!07; Jack Stutz xlOV; Topic x!07; Osngc i n "cess 105; Stony Brush xllO; So Alone 105; Dame York 105; Mo- lida 107; Anthony's Girl 107; Ethels Darling 105; Running Sue 107; Liberator 118. Also eligible: Floysan x!07 ;Inwood 112; Wicked xl!3; Maurice K. 112; Sea Tack 112; Tec Beau i iz. di! Fourth up; (i fu 115; Bol 110; I Lc (in. T-%!.. 1 IU, L/lX i, ,* t 110 Sit 11(1. Fifth up; (i fu I'oggy's Queen IL Bay Car Lady Gi Linn Cr< Also e (12 & 1) Sixth up; (5 fu Pair lie crty Jr. Mia Ma Abrek 1 107. (10) Scvcnl yos up; had 110: gion x!0 r a-Icanc lawny L xlo °- ^ 9) Eighth up; 1 1-1 . & G). Fourth Race— $1200; alwcs; 4 yos up; 0 furs. Miss Militant 110; John 115; Bolo Gcrt x!05; Captain Ruth 1 In' I r,V° v ni>l 'lKc 113; Late Thread ° S Fll ' Sl XlOG ' T ° P Trau " clmg; 4 yos -_ — -... •»,._ tf IU\MJ , ^. 111 ifj , i .yvja up: b furs. Kpola 118; Travel xl05: Doggy's Boy 112; Ackwell xl!3; Queen Echo x!08; Lucky M. x!02; Bay Carse 115; Border rfcout xllO; X102; Good Show 115; .... 110; Bil Player 107. Also eligible: Brighl Bronze x!08. „-, —-c—$1200; clmg; 4 yos l «£L b ,fUr s ^?n k . c . G "! v y *M?: Pdil xll,'); Alabama Boy Race— $1200: 70 Lib 110; 107; alwcs; Galla Van x!03; Difficult 111 ;Military Girl 110; High Baggage lilt; Sun Ivy xlOS; Crucible 115; Llllle Wasp Thursday,Jdarch 28, 1946 115; Gay And Light xllO; Darby Demon 115; Snazy xllO. (11). x-Aprenticc .allowance, ' - a had 110: Corydon xl()7; Swifl Le gion x!07; Alumont 112; Fado 100 The Sheriff 111- a M ' Creech entry. $1200; alwcs; 4 yo , V , v**« u w, ttiwi-ft, *j yu up; 1 1-1G mi. Boom On 115; Bo'ttj The real economy pavement Hundreds of towns and cities throughout America have invested street funds with foresight by building fine-looking, long-lasting concrete streets. Concrete is safer to drive on; skid-resistant wet ordry—makes the whole neighborhood more attractive— protects taxpayers by guarding against future burdens of excessive maintenance and frecp.ent replacement. They're far cheaper toown than so-called "low cost" streets with their ever-increasing repair bills. Don't be satisfied with inferior surfaces. Urge your city officials to build with safe, economical concrete—the low an-j nual-cost pavement. PORTLAND CEMENT ASSOCIATION 907 Syndicate Trust Bld ff ., St. Louis 1, Mo. A national organization to improve and extend the uses of concrete . .. through __ icientitic research and engineering field work GOOD FOOD IS ESSENTIAl i TO GOOD HEALTH * We Specia.lize in ... • Choice Steaks • Chicken • Veal Cutlets • Fancy Salads GOOD COFFEE AND SOFT DRINKS AT ALL TIMES DIAMOND CAFE HERMAN SMITH, Owner Phone 822 Hope, Ark. W/-A4T 'CW/EF JUSTICE OF THE U.S. SUPREME COURT ADMINISTERED THE OATH OF PRESIDENTS One of the chief reasons .people come back to BYERS' time and time again: the assurance of satisfaction in each transaction. Answer to Last Week's Question General Winfield Scott (Mexican War), because of his punctiliousness in dress. DRUG STORE PHONE' 53$ f PRE<CRIPTION HOPE. ARK. at OWEN'! For the woman who has di^,,,,,,,,^....y ^^,^^,,^ ,* »^,,^ Y with the needle, these fabrics will be a boon. Weaves, patterns, and colors galore in the finest quality the mills can produce. Choose your Easter-into-summer wardrobe here today. SPECIAL ON SPRING WOOLENS Friday and Saturday Only These lovely Spring Woolens are in Solids, Plaids and Checks and are 54 inches wide. Make your Spring suit, coat and skirts from our collection. •^ 1.98 t » 4.95 per yard 25% Discount BUY NOW FOR EASTER USE OUR EASY LAY-A-WAY PLAN ON SALE Saturday, 10 a. m. T20 PAIRS Sheer RAYON HOSE 42 and 45 gauge 89C to 1.08 a pair LIMIT ONE PAIR TO A CUSTOMER Many Other FABRICS to Choose From • SEERSUCKER • WASH SILK • EYELET PIQUE • EYELET BATISTE • MIAMI CLOTH • JERSEY • CHAMBRAY OWEN'S DEPT. STORE 113 EAST SECOND ST. STORES AT HOPE AND PRESCOTT PHONE 781 -© IA1J' t Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex, H. Washburn How Arkansas Pits Into British Loan A United Press account of the Jackson day dinner in Lillle Rock lost week gives particular alien- Viion lo a 15-ininulo analysis of the proposed British loan by Senator ( J. W. FulbriHlH. "Thc junior senator," Bob Brown of thc UP reports, "said that too many Americans have the idea lhal this is simply another Brilish scheme lo gel money. He said such is nol thc case. Thc loan—or agreement, as he called il—is designed to help America as much or more than il helps Britain. . . . "In thc agreement, Ihc Uniled Slales would provide crcdil— up to 4 billion dollars— intended lo /make available lo London enough ready cash so lhat John Bull can get industry and trade going again. Wilh the aid of thc American dollars, the Britisii could begin lo unfreeze sterling and lift trade Hope 47TH YEAR: VOL. 47—NO/MI Star of Hope. 1899: Press. 1927 Consollrtntpr) Januorv IB. 1929. Star WEATHER FORECAST Arkansas, Fair this afternoon and tonight, Saturday partly cloudy, showers in extreme east, coler in west and central portions. "And what docs this all have lo do with Arkansas? "Fulbrighl answered that question. He said thai Arkansas exports more than one-third of ils enlire collon crop, much of il lo Great Britain. And without free trade between nations, there would Ifbe no market for Arkansas collon." Most Americans, your correspondent believes, favor ultimate' granting of the loan lo Britain. But there is a reluctance to say "when". Some feel that granting of the loan to Britain would set i\ precedent for demands for similar loans by Russia and others, whose democracy we do not trust as implicitly as the frce-cleclion-supporl- ea government of London. But what Fulbrighl says of Ihc '^•British loan and world trade is ^inanswcrablc. Somewhere we have got to make a beginning—and the Brilish loan must be thc beginning. -K -K -K By JAMES THRASHER Food—Too Little and Too Late It is not likely lhal any aclive JJecl liver and coked corned politician would have dared pro- beef briskets arc increased by two pose, as did Herbert H. Lehman, cents a pound, but other beef va- Pork Prices Are Advanced for Monday Washington, March 20 —(/P)— Housewives will pay slightly more for most pork and about a third ot all beet cuts beginning next Mon day. Announcing this today ,1ho OPA said the increases result from higher prices recently authori/cd for me packing industry lo offscl a wage increase of 10 ccnls an hour. Price hikes for veal, lamb and mutton will be announced later. Retail pork prices generally will 3c tipped nn average of three- uarters of a cent a pound, OPA said, while beef price increases will average a third of a cent a pound. Increases for individual pork and iccf cuts range from one to four cents a pound. The price boost for mosl popular cuts—such as sirloin and porterhouse steaks, bacon and pork chops and loins—will be only one cent a pound. In some areas, ceilings for these culs will nol be increased. For example there will be no price change for porterhouse slcak in Los Angeles and Dallas, according lo OPA, bul il will cosl a penny more a pound in Chicago, New York and Nashville. On Ihc other hand, there will be an increase of a cent a pound for flank steak in Dallas, but not in the other cities mcstioncd. The reason for these discrepancies, an OPA official explained, is that meat prices are figured under a formula based on costs which vary from area to area. Retail prices arc rounded off to the near- cuts are being raised in price, but only a third of beef cuts. Beef liver and coked corned HOPE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 1946 as ... donee rcliriiiK director general of UNRRA, that compulsory rationing be re- imposed in this; country to; help feed Europe's hungry people. It is ^Wess likely that (the proposal will be acted upon. ' 'i- If it were, Ihere would probably be an unbecoming slorm of pro- lesl nol plcasanl lo witness. That is not a flatlcring Ihing lo say about the American people. Perhaps it is unfair. Yet a quick glance about 1'evcals an uncomfortably ample supply of support for lhal slalemcnl. As a people we seem to have ; learned litlle from the war. We hliVe made an earnest and deliberate effort to forget it as quickly , )as possible. That Is a natural reaction, blfl in thc lighl of our moral • and .poliiftcal. obligations,, it .is neither very humane nor very wise. We suffered litlle during the war, compared wilh Ihe people who were our allies. Since the war ended we have not been entirely unmindful of this or ungenerous toward them. Bul our help has been far short of sacrifice. In a brondcnst on the eve of his departure for Europe, Hcrberl Hoove. asiMiu cacn /vmcncan lamily lo V imagine lhal one of the helpless and hungry women or children of Europe was an invisible guest at its table, and to pul aside enough lo feed lhal guesl as Ihe family naturally would food a neighbor who was helpless and hungry. That was a difficult request. Most of us instinctively help a neighbor in time of trouble. But, remote we arc from the physical cvi- — jce of Europe's anguish, il requires a real effort to realize and .. ^.o admit ils existence and lo do something aboul it. That may be one reason why Mr. Lehman says that volunteer measures .arc not enough, and that once food has moved into civilian consumption channels, il is loo late to recapture it for shipment abroad. It would be one of our nation's proudest evidences of charily and kindliness if we were lo submit once again to the mild self-denial of rationing, in Ihc knowledge lhal we should thereby be saving hu- i man lives and health. But who can 'say thai Ihe rc-eslablishmenl of rationing would not bring a return of grumbling and of black-marketing in an aggravated form? II also would probably raise a question of some legitimacy: How sure could we be, if rationing returned, thai UNRRA would do ils part of the job with, a zeal untained by jealousy and politics? And how sure could we be thai Ihe answer would be accurate? Thc operation of UNRRA is vast -.ml complicated. There have been liloudy and confusing claims of inefficiency and bad faith— some malicious, others arising from honest doubt. There have been cloudy and conflicting replies. Thus the sad story ends with the sad moral that, in spile of long and elaborate preparation, help — * still be too lillle and loo lale. ,.._ for all Ihe noble and selfish jffoit being put forth, il appears h -t some of Ihe neighbors in Ihis Jjuking- world will eal immod- Ltely well while other starve. i BASS BAN CONTINUES vj|)tlo Rock, March 29. — (IP) — ban on use of artificial bait taking of bass between March _. and May 15 remains effeclivc (gjbilc Clio prc-season opening of -jfcs Wcdington and Lealherwood 101 Ih Arkansas, the game and |.j ot y , remain at the same ceiling. The only items increased by four cents a pound are bulk dried beef and packaged Canadian bacon, OPA said. The agency added thai beginning Monday butcher shops will display posters listing new ceiling prices for beef and pork. Better Grade Officers to Ease G! Gripe Washington. March 20 — (/P)— BeltW.-army.bfflccrs,' Says a man who is an officer himself, would stop most GI discontent. Lt. Col. William R, Kintner, a West Point graduate of 1940, says that much of the GI griping is due to "lo many commissions and nol enough genuine officers." Kintner appeared yesterday before the board, headed by LI. Gen. Jimmy Doolitlc, which is sludying officer-enlisted man relationships. The public was not allowed lo attend the meeting, but Kinlnec later explained his views to .reporters. "The army isn't perfect, of course," he said. "But I don't think it's a wise move to make any radical changes. "After all, we did pretty well with Ihis system, in spite of its faults, in this war. If officers are properly chosen and trained, wo no longer will hear many of these complaints." Kinlner, formerly of Johnstown, Pa., saw action in the European theater. He now is stalionccl in Washington. . Upholding the enlisted man's ide of Ihe argument was Bill Mauldin, GI cartoonist. Mauldin's two main points: 1. Army newspapers must be kept free of censorship by the brass. The papers give an enlisted man a chance to lei off steam. Ihcy also offer him a place lo air genuine grievances. 2. The enlisted man should get everything an officer docs. Mauldin said the GI should have the same quality clothes, the same i'ood and the same liquor rights. Continued on Page Two Marine Private Poses as a Bank Examiner, and Makes Off With 500,000 Jap Yen Yokohama, March 20 —(UP) — (UP)—Marine Pfc. Karl L. Brown, 19, Clarksburg, W. Va., has confessed robbing a Japanese bank of 5110,000 yen while posing as an army bank examiner, Eighth Army headquarters announced today. Brown is being held on a larceny charge after lie confessed that lie planned and conducted the daringly simple thcfl entirely by himself. His signed confession was taken by criminal investigation division investigators under Capl. Olis J. Carter, Los Angeles, Calif., who said Brown carried forged papers lhat enabled him lo convince officials of Ihc Totsuka branch of the Yokohama-Koslikin bank that he was a bank examiner. The confession said Brown made a survey of the bank March 12 and the following day returned and told Bank Manager Mnsnloki Kishiino- lo his funds would have to be trans- ferred lo Tokyo. The manager placed the 580,000 yen in bags, and Brown, accompanied by four bank clerks who were acting as "guards," left for Yokohama by train. Al Yokohama Ihcy all got off the train and Brown look the money, got in a wailing truck wilh a Negro driver and drove off, saying he •would be back in a few minlures. That was the last the bankers saw of Brown until his arrest early yesterday morning in a downtown hold. The Negro driver, whose identity was not revealed, was absolved of all connection with the theft after Brown said he offered him 10,000 yen to drive him to Yokosuka wilh- out telling him of the robbery. More than 400,000 yen have been accounted for cither in Brown's possession or in hiding places he pointed out lo army investigators. Red Cross Total Now Is $6,633 Previously reported J. H. Porterfield L. T. Sparks F. M. Armslrong '. LOO Hope Water & Light "" ' . 200.00 3.00 LOO 1.00 2.00 1.00 1.00 50 4.00 House Votes Stiff Curb on Petrillo Washington, March 29 — (UP) — The House today overwhelmingly approved a Senate-House conference bill lo impose sliff federal curbs on Ihe demands of Music Czar James Caesar Petrillo upon radio broadcasters. Approval came on standing vote of Itili to 16. Final Senate approval s now all that remains to send the bill to the president. The bill, worked out by Senalc- -louse conferees, would make il a penal offense for any person to try .o force a broadcaster: To employ "stand-by" orchestras; to refrain 'rom broadcasting recordings, or; to hire more employes than he icccls. Viplators would be liable to a $1,000 fine and a year in prison. o Navy Joins Army Asking for Draft Washington, March 29—(/P)— The lavy teamed up with the army to day in asking congress to extend „. ... J . lllllcl .. the draft act beyond May 15. Mr. & Mrs. C. E 'Baker Vice ••Adm; 'Louis E. Denfcld, T "" " " ' " lavy personnel chief, told the Senile Military commitlee lhal the lavy is gelling plenty of volunteers nil said they arc joining lo avoid icing inducted into the army. The admiral said the navy had 49,000 regulars signed up as of April 1 but that it needed 96,000 norc, or aboul 20,000 monthly in order to reach a planned strength if 550,000 regulars by September 1. o Father and Son Die on Same Gallows Ft. Madison, la., March 29— (UP)—A father and son, steadfast companions in robbery, kidnaping, and murder, were hanged together at dawn today in the Iowa state penitentiary. The executed men were Phillip Homey, 72, and his son, William 45, both illiterate Missouri back- wodsmcn. It was 1hc first simultaneous hanging of a father and son lor the same crime on Amuri- f ii criminal records. The gallows traps i"or both men were sprung by a sheriff wh pushed two lovers at once til 0:0 a. m. CST. The son plunged downward a split .second ahead of his lather. Three physicians pronounced the father dead al 0-12 a. m. and the son at 0:13 a. m.' $6,186.09 .3.00 1.00 C. O. Thomas Ruby McKee Clyde Zinn Florence Hicks . Kill Burns Mosc Ycrger . Will Savage '.'.'.'.'„ Donation Spring Hill Mrs. O. 0. Brint . Mrs. Joe Porlerficld Mr. & Mrs. O. A. McKnight Mrs. A. A. Hamilton Mrs. Joe Brown .. Hiram Hatfield . Mrs. Sid Sinyard Mrs. Joe Folcy Marion Morris Mr. & Mrs. B. C. Hollis Roland Marcum Mr. & Mrs. Erbcrt Collins Mr. & Mrs. Mike Foley Mr. & Mrs. James"" Anderson John Martin J. W. Turner Jo« C. Porlerfield Kirby Huckabee Mrs. Neil Huckabee Mr. & Mrs. Leslie Huckabee Mr. & Mrs. Jack Huckabee Blevins Mr. & Mrs. P. C. Stephens Mr. & Mrs., C. "w".'" Lcvorett Mr. & Mrs. Roy Fosler Carl Brown ".'.'.'.'.'.'. H. L. Ncilson . Mr. & Mrs. H. M.'" Stephens Mr. & Mrs. Russell" Stephens J. V. Hampton T. J. Sage .... Mr. & Mrs. M. L. Nelson Mrs. Vclma Brown Mrs. Mae Hampton " Polo Nesbitl Warren Nesbill T. L. Phillips ... Mr. & Mrs. J. J. Bruce Mr. * Mrs. Cy Honea" W. W. Graham .... K. B. Spears C. C. Avery '" Elvin Campbell Eugene Stephens . D. A. Morris Kenneth Wood 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 .50 .50 .50 1.00 5.00 1.00 2.00 .50 .50 1.00 1.00 i!oo 1.00 .50 1.00 .50 (i:0l i Clyde Calloway .. D ^, n . I Floyd Thomas .. German War Potential Struck Down as Nation's Scale of Living Is Reduced by Half ., -„„ commission has warned. \ Because of an overstock H * 13l*A 1 l>1 1 l-i ,i 1 <•> Irr-x. ....'11 1 .... of . the lakes will be opened jorrqw, but the commission said irtificial lures may be used and ilack bass may be taken. The State Police Say: A little horse-sense added to the horse-power helps hold accidents down. YOU must furnish the horse-sense to avoid having an accident. Berlin, March 29 — (/I 1 )—A plan to eliminate Germany's industrial war potential while retaining enough of the beaten nation's economy to make il reasonably self- sustaining by 1949 has been'adopt- ed by the Allied control council. The program, outlined in detail oy the council lasl night, slashes German economy in half and places future emphasis in production on agriculture and on coal and materials for the rebuilding of war-torn cities. Every industry which could possibly be diverted to the manufacture of war materials is lo be eliminated and other industries considered on the fringe of the war potential arc to be cut back. Only enough export trade is provided for to pay for the food Germans must import to maintain their reduced living scale. Allied officers said the target is to establish by 1949 a standard of living for Germany approximating thai of J932. Germans would ;iol be permitted a higher standard of living than the European average. The council's outline established four general industrial categories: 1. Industries to be prohibited. These included synthetic gasoline and oil, synthetic rubber, synthetic ammonia, ball and taper roller bearings, heavy machine tools of war-making types, heavy tractors, aluminum, magnesium, beryllium, vanadium, radio active mate-rials (including uranium i, hydrogen peroxide. The list expands i'romj Three. five to 19 the industries barred by the Potsdam meeting of the Biu ""--;o. Those to bo restricted to certain levels so any excess can be used lo pay off Germany's war limited lo 5,1)00,000 ingot Ions a deblK. Cutbacks included steel, year, about 39 per cent of the prewar output; and machine tools, with only 11.4 per cent of pre-war production allowed, a senior officer said economic exports of all four Allied powers would tour the Reich lo compile a lisl of industries which can be used to pay German war debts. 8. Industries producing peacetime goods which may go ahead full blast. Coal, lor instance, is to be mined to the utmost, providing a balance for export in order thai Germany may have cash io meet reparations. 4. Industries which have levels fixed for 19-IB only, without providing lor reparations tmould those levels be exceeded. A statement issued by the council said the heavily-industrailized Ruhr would remain as part of Germany, at least temporarily. The French have demanded that il be 2.00 2.50 3.00 2.25 1.00 25.00 . 5.00 , 2.00 1.00 , 10.00 , 1.00 1.00 2.50 , 5.00 , 2.00 , 5.00 , 5.00 2,00 1.00 1.00 1.00 5.00 1.00 .50 1.00 .50 .50 1.00 Bculnh Thomas Lee Huskcy ±-uu Mrs. Lee Huskcy . i (JO Mr. & Mrs. Herbert M. Stephens 25.00 Mrs. Robert Core .. i 00 Mr .& Mrs. Chester Stephens 5,00 Mrs. Pole Nesbitl .. 2 00 Mrs. Warren Nesbill .... 3.00 Marie Cowling . 2 50 Mrs. Marjorie Curro .... 2.50 I. H. Beuuchamp .... 2 00 Mrs. Guynilh Bradford 2.00 D. E. Bradford 2 00 Mrs. Emma Avery 2 50 Mrs. Herbert Hile .. 2 50 Mrs. Ada Mae Perry .... 2.50 Ncldu Chcsshir .. . 2 50 Mr. & Mrs. R. W. McCrackcn .. 10 00 Martha Jane Smith 2.50 L J. Brown 5.00 i.dna Nesbitl 10 00 Mrs. Geraldinc Trippett 2.50 Mrs. Harry Owens . 2 00 Mrs. Martha Craig .... 2.00 Jack Bonds 2.00 Horace Honea 1.50 Inez Houser j.QO Lillie Stone i 00 RFD No. 1 McCaskili F. L. Hile 1.50 RFD No. 5 Prescott J. R. Jones i 50 Hope Mr. R. A. Boyetl 10.00 Mrs. Carrie Rodden .... 1.00 Contributions 3/28/40 Total o- Veto Right Upsets Atom Bomb Curb Washington, March 20 —W)— A cautionary note against any veto loop-hole thai might permit secret bomb-making tempered general congressional approval today of a plan for international ore-to-energy control over atomic power. The veto question was brought to the front by Senator Ferguson (R- Mich) in discussing the State Department's proposal for a United Nations "atomic development au- thonty" which would mine all fissionable materials and operate all primary production plants. From these, "denatured" products would be shipped to secondary plants. From these, "denatured" products would be shipped to secondary plants throughout the world for eilher scicnlific or industrial purposes. But Ferguson told a reporter he docs not see how a satisfactory agreement outlawing the use of atomic energy for war purposes can be reached if any of the Big Five nations retains the right to veto measures the UNO security council might want to take to enforce thai agreement. "It's my opinion," the Michigan senator said, "thai we are not yet ready lo place full control of atomic energy in an international organization until we can be assured that such an organization will control it at all times for peaceful usr-s." He said lhat before the United Slates turns over its secret formulas and processes to such an organization, it should make certain that no nation could veto an action to prevent use of these formulas and processes to make atomic bombs. Senator Pepper (D-Fla), who said he likes the general outline of the State Department plan, agreed thai no veto should operate an any such case. He suggested lhat if the security council is the enforcement agency, it should be able to act on a simple majority vote. At present the Uniled Slales, Britain, Russia, France and China hold certain veto rights in the security council. Seconding Pepper's view, Senator Fulbright (D-Ark) said it is his idea thai if the nations agree to permit the inspection envisoned under the State Departmenl plan, they would have to commit themselves in advance to full enforcement of security regulations. The Stale Deparlment report's confirmation that a way has been found to "denature" energy-producing plutonium of its exolosive qualities prompted assertions by legislators that this may simplify the task of-pro venting-secret' bomb manufaclure. The Senate's special atomic committee, working again today on domestic control legislation, decided to call Dr. J. R. Openheim- er and other scientists Monday for an explanation of the immuniizng Hickenloper (R-Iowa) told a reporter that if the dcnatur- l£ir»T M , e , Qns Associated Press -_- . ~._ c . Qr>!l Nowaoatow Enterprise Ass'n. PRICE 5c COPY UNO to Fire Three Questions at Both the Soviet and Iran MacArfhur, 'Ike' Named to Defense Posts Washington, March 29 — (/P) — President Truman's idea for -a council of star-studded elder statesmen on national defense caught Capitol Hill by surprise today. Key members of Senate and House Military anrt Naval Committees, usually familiar with administration thinking along such lines, said today they had no previous word of the president's intention. Mr, Truman announced at his news conference yesterday that, acting under a recentl yapproved bill providing permanent ::ive-star rank for four generals and four admirals and four-star rank :cor the marine and coastguard commanders, he had sent their names to the Senate for confirmation. Then the chief executive told newsmen the ten World War II leaders would constitute an organization of elder statesmen, which would serve directly under him Precisely what it would do, he didn't say. Its members will be: Generals of the Army Dwight D Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur, George C. Marshall and Henry H Arnold; Fleet Admirals William D Leahy, Chester W. Nimitz, WUIiam F. Halsey and Ernest J. King; Gen. Alexander A. Vandegrift, marine commander, and Adm. Russell R. Waesche, chief of the coast guard. Chairman Elbert D. Thomas CD- Utah) of the Senate Military Com- mitce expressed surprise when reporters told him of the elder statesmen plan. He said he had not been consulted, and he expressed the hope that any policy organization would include members of Congress. Chairman May (D-Ky of the House Military Committee and Carl Vinson (D-Ga) of the House Naval. Committee also said they had heard nothing of the plnn an were unprep'ared to speculate on what functions the organization might carry out. Congress wasn't alone, however in its surprise at yesterday's developments. Mr. Truman, answering a reporter's conference question, said he had not heard of Sec- rotary of the Navy Forrestal's appointment of a civilian advisory vv/n.* w IV-IJUILUI LuciL ij. uie Qcnaiur- -.4— # ~«,.**«.! uwviowij ing process is proved in practical committee for the navy. The quos- opcralion, "then there is much lo | uoner ll!lc) mentioned what he said 447.25 $6,633.34 froin Germany in some way. The council, made up of representatives from Britain, France, the United SUitcs and Russia, reckoned the plan on the basis of a German population of (JB.500,000. The pre-war population of Germany was (j9,000,000. Social Security Board Agent Puts Off Hope Visit The regular visit of the Social Security Board representative to Hope has been postponed from Tuesday, April 2, to Tuesday, | * ' •••••'-II LH V. I \_, iO 11 I 111,11 LU be said for the Stale Department proposal." -, The Stale Department report proposed no immediate sharing of sccrcls bul rather a gradual divulging of information over a period of years. Saying, however, that some technical dala would have to be given oul lo put the international control plan in effect, it added thai Ihis would nol "cssenlially al- ler Ihe present superiority of the United Stales." These discussions and these plans xxx will not move its stockpiles of uranium or of fissionable material or its bombs or its operating plants, and need not alter the operations of these plants," the report said. "These disclosures of information, now secret, will not create in any other nation the experience and Ihc know-how which arc so great a part of our present position of superiority." In ils lisl of "dangerous" activities, which nations would be barred from carrying out individually ,lhe report listed Ihe mining of uranium and thorium, "the "enrichment of the isotope 235 by any methods now known lo us," operations involving the manufaclure of plulo- nium, and research and development in atomic explosives. o • Second Air Squadron for State Likely Little Rock, March 9 — (IP} — Brig. Gen. H. L. McAlislcr, Arkansas adjutant general, disclosed today thai he had asked Ihe Nalional Guard bureau lo sludy feasibility were reports that the commitlee was designed to lake part in the navy's fight against unification of the armed forces, which the presi- denl is backing. The navy earlier in the day issued Ihe Icxl of a lelter senl by Forreslal to more than '10 men and women, inviting them to serve on a commitlee lo advise Ihe navy on Us postwar program, •o- Two Earthquake Shocks Reported by Fordham U. Nc York, March 29. — (UP) — Iwo earthquakes, described as "sharp", were recorded early today on the Fordham University seismograph. Uov. Joseph Lynch, university seismologist, reported thai Ihe first shock was at 2:34:04 a.m. (EST) and the second at 2:40:31 a m He said the distance was 2,900 miles from Now York and the direction probably south. •o— A giant locust found in Africa catches mice. -<i> By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER New York, March 29 — (/P) —A majority of the Uniled Nalions Se- curily Council, with considerable leadership from Secretary of Slate Byrnes, drove toward a showdown with Russia today over her refusal lo take part in discussion of the Iranian case. As the council scheduled (2 p.m., C. S. T.) anolhcr public meeling on Ihc case, having decided to go ahead without Russia, there were authorilalivc prediclions lhat it would adopt a plan calling for submission to bolh Moscow and Tehran of three specific questions bearing on current negotiations between them and on the withdrawal of Russian troops from Iran. Replies would be requesled by early nexl week, probably Tuesday or Wednesday, after which the council might proceed with or without the answers. The question procedure won informal majority support at a closed session of the council late yesterday, according to persons familiar with the discussions at that meeting. Among top delegates there was some hope the Soviet government would find this, or some other method, as a graceful way out of the situation created by Ambassador Andrei Gromyko's Moscow-directed absence from two council sessions. Whether Gromyko would attend today's session was still a matter of doubt. When the Russian delegate left nis hotel this morning he said he was undecided whether he would be present when the council convened. When a newsman asked him, "Would you say you are not going?" he replied, "I , don't know." Asked why he stayed away from yesterday's executive session after previously announcing he would attend, Gromyko said: "I did not say yes." Secretary Byrnes was represented by persons familiar with his stalemenls at yesterday's secrel council session as exlremely desirous of finding a "constructive solution" to the problems both of the Iranian case and restoration of harmony within the council. But he was determined, with the publicly expressed backing of President Truman, not to let the Soviet boycot hamstring the council's work in so far as that can be prevented, even though Russia is one of the five powers holding permanent seats in that agency. In Washington, meanwhile President Truman told reporters at a press conference he fully supported Byrnes in the policies the secretary of state was pursuing here. These policies, with the reported backing of a majority of the council, were moving swiftly today into a new phase, the key to which is the council's informal decision at its closed meeting yesterday that Russia's absence should not be allowed to halt its work on the Iranian case. A slate of three major questions, which may finally be formally staled in carious combinations, was reported in preparation for submission to the council with a proposal thai bolh Russia and Iran be requesled to answers them. Regardless of how they are finally stated and exactly how many there turn out to be, Ihese are the things Byrnes and others sharing his views want to know: 1. Why are Russian assurances that their troops are being removed from Iran, barring unforeseen developments, nol salisfac- tory lo Ihe Iran government ? 2. What negotiations are going on between Russia and Iran? 3. Is the removal of Red Army forces conditional upon these ne- golialions? The plan of Ihe sponsors was to ask the council to request the Russian and Iranian govcrnmenst to supply the answers over Ihe weekend. The lion here real unanswered ques- was whether Russia would reply, since Gromyko has Continued on Page Two Greece, the Ancient Home of Democracy, Has Deep Yearning for All Things American By HAL BOYLE Athens, March 29—(/!>)—There is a great yearning toward America in jl'CCCO. of locating a second squadron in Arkansas. avialion McAlisler said .that the proposal still was tentative and based on the theory that some other stale might nol be able lo organize squadrons allocaled it. Arkansas has been allotted the 154lh Fighter quadron, which Mc- Ahster predicted would be in Ihe process of organization by midsummer. It will be based at Lille Rock. Aviation units of the postwar National Guard were allocated on a population basis bul McAlistcr expressed belief lhal Arkansas could support two squadrons with no difficulty. He asserted that if a second squadron was formed, it probably would be placed at Pine Bluff or Hot Springs. Col. Joseph B Wells, supcrvis- . _. _ __£.,... j_., HVJI.J, Ol.f|JV,l\lO~ ing National Guard activity in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana and Ok- This Balkan outpost and first lome of democracy is peculiarly sympathetic to American ideals because so many of its people have emigrated to the United Stales and generally found there security and peace beyond what they knew before. The money they sent back to relatives here was one of the chief factors in Greece's pre-war financial stability. Greece has been one of the chief beneficiaries of UNRRA and contrary to other countries her people feel a deep sense of gratitude. The Greeks are largely simple peasant people with greathearted virtues and very human weaknesses. They are like our mountain people at home, capable of great feuds and great loyalilies. They live close to the soil- rocky. grudging soil—and they remember favors. They lead rugged lives and are independent and spiritually sell-refueling people. As you learii lo known them better you feel that -•-. ----- --. ~»u.«. u ,. u u,,vi ^,-v- tu ni luw ii muni uglier .you icei inai Idhoma, conferred with MeAlister : they are still truer lo Socrates and whic-h '^' 1 ° 1 -"' llu ' AtM 't» lis t ' l; "> Perhaps Italians basin.' the UOO11I,., UJ(_ ,-, Jiei C. ° . McAlisler said lhal flight person, ••*.•**• ••! vw -t n V^M ti t , | -I»W-*»J*«IVA i3ci4i4 111 rt L nielli jJUlaUll* April 9. He will be .at thc U. S. nel for one squadron already was Employment Service office here at assured. 2 p.m. to assist with any problems — o concerning old-age and survivors The Hawaiian Islands are insurance. classed in Polynesia. Julius Caesar and the scum's broken grandeur. Many Greeks still look hopefully forward to America a.s thc land of opportunity, and hundreds who returned from thc United States again. You must travel abroad to know the power and impetus of America in the modern world. 1 know of nothing better that will teach belief in the American message, whatever may be its ultimate fate in thc modern world, than to move among plain people overseas to whom America is still a shining story, the Cinderella land of world politics. Their faith makes one who was born in the United Slales considerably ashamed of taking for grained advantages thai less fortunate lands dream of. to fight for Greece during want to go back across the Atlantic Bill posters are thc busiest people in Greece. They go galloping about at all hours slapping up election posters. No sooner does one side put up a poster than another comes by to paste up the opposition answer before thc paste is dry. Some buildings appear to be huiiR over by the weight of these election appeals and any scrap paper drive here will have to starl by scraping off this accumulation of pledges, platforms and promises. leece is the true home of kibitzers. If you bend over to tie your shoes a crowd v.'ill Bather. There is a saying in Athens that if a stranger asks the time four people will be killed in the ensuing debate. Another saying is that every lime two Greeks meet two new political parties are born. Story of Radar to Be Told in Star Pix Strip "Adventures in Space", the story of radar, will begin in Monday's Star (Tuesday morning on the mail)—a- cartoon strip with loxt by n ''virl Dicta, noted SCII'lll'C V/. PoinU,: stiulrnl- •• will bo •..•:. SI'hOOl (.!.. • :• wei-k.-,--:; monls. Look fo at school • - ; i Space" :..,". the five .. for Usree 13 install- '.ures Space' 'in MonUay'i, Star. in , .nn to show its \vith the rest LaGuardia to Take Food as He Finds It Even Argentina's ' By ALEX SINGLETON Allantic City, N. J., March 29—• (IP) —Fiorello LaGuardia, new director general of UNRRA, told delegates from 48 nations today that he would seek food for world relief wherever he could find it—including the Argentine. . "Ticker tape ain't spaghetti," cried out the squat, 1 fast-taling former mayor of New York in his inauguration address after bluntly declaring that the people of the world "want bread, not advice." With almost a touch of scorn, he waved a batch of resolutions which have been passed during the two week council meeting here, and asserted belligerently: week council meeting here, and asserted belligerently: "I wont ploughs, not typewriters. xx I want last moving ships — not slow reading resolutions.'" At the outset of his cxtemporani ecus speech in the formal, flag- . bedecked setting of the council, r \ LaGuardia confessed amid chuckles that he was "no diplomat." "When I have something to say," he said, "I'll say it. From this point on, the protocol is off." "Wheat, he cried, "has no political complexion, and I'll buy wheat wherever I can find it." Then he said that he would start right now by extending his greeting to Col. Peron, president of Argentina. "Here is an opportunity," he said, "for An.;-- 1 -' •••-• *- -' desire to copt of the world./' (A disvHileh from Buenos Aires' today sr.ic) Arsum.ina had declined an invitation lo membership iri UNRRA on Ihe ground that she already is committed to send all her exportable food surplus to various countries by sale or donation.) "Before long,'.!.,La- Guardia continued, '?I'll-'be knocking' at the door of my. old friend, MacKenzie •<, King," of Canada. "Perhaps - we '$ can scrape up a ilew bushels there." V, He told the delegates that relief was "not an international chess game where every move seeks an advantage, nor a game where one ponders every, move." "Our job is to take food where' we can find it, and to, take it to', people who need it wherever they are," he said. Successor to Herbert Lehamn as director general of UNRRA, the former mayor of New York was confronted with an assignment complicated by the fact that the relief work is dependent upon voluntary procurement of supplies rather than mandatory rationing, Despite Lehman's request, the UNRRA council refused to go all- out for war time controls over food. UNRRA's position was taken in concurrence with the contention by President Truman, Herbert Hoover and Agriculture Secretary Clinton Anderson that rationing now was unnecessary to meet a short period emergency. LaGuardia's appearance before the council to accept his new post will wind up this session of the in- ;ernalional relief organization— first-born cooperative venture of the United Nations. Delegates here awaited LaGuar- dia's inauguration address, anxious lo learn whether he would string along with Lehman's position or accept the position of Hoover, Truman and Anderson, The UNRRA struggled two ' weeks to find ways and means of preventing mass starvation. There was ueep and grave concern by men" who have seen gaunt starvation — helpless, homeless, hungry children at first hand — over the economic implications of suffering upon world stability. Many problems were left unsettled, From spokesmen of member nations came frank admission that there just isn't food to meet all the needs. There was general agreement lhat the requirements of ex-enemy countries must be placed at the botlom of the list . Beyond focusing world atention on the shortages, UNRRA took few hardboiled steps for supplementing them from the three biggest potential food bins—the United States, Latin America and Russia. Despite the pleas of little countries dependent upon relief, UNRRA's council gingerly sidestepped a move to call for hard- and-fast return to rationing in all countries. Instead Ihe delegates suggested such a step "where necessary."