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•'.-'. ••••>•',-. n SI* Dove Moore Named Secretary of Fordyce Chamber Litlo Rock, March 28 — f.n— gave, Moore, a member of tho i;i. mistrial division of (ho iSi-eater HOPl STAR, HOP!, ARKANSAS <V V Liltlo Kuek Chamber of Commerce since his discharge from the army, will btTi'tno sirrrctnry-managor of tin- t'nrdyro Chamber of Comino'.'co April 1, it was announced today. A native of Litlc Rock. Moore servod in the army air forces for •14 months. He was a bombardier. lt GOOD FOOD IS ESSENTIAl TO GOOD HEALTH We Specialize in ... 0 Choice Steaks ® Chicken * Veal Cutlets • Fancy Salads GOOD COFFEE AND SOFT DRINKS AT ALL TIMES DIAMOND CAFE HERMAN SMITH, Owner Phone 822 Hope, Ark. ws- Byler 6th Man in State Death Cell Tucker Prison Farm, March 29 —(JP>— Hubert Bylcr's arrival here late yesterday brought tho total number of Tucker's death cell prisoners to six — three while men and three Negroes. The 28-year-old illiterate mountaineer from near Melbourne, Ark., was convicted by an Izard county circuit jury yesterday of first degree murder and was sentenced to die for the shotgun slaying last Dec. 4 of Sheriff J. L. Harbor. It was the third death sentence pronounced in Arkansas this week. Byler is scheduled to die in the electric chair May 31, along with I two Jefferson county Negroes, An- Iclrew Thomas and Clifton Holmes, I who were convicted of murder and rape, respectively. Kldon Chitwood's execution is set for May 10. The 22-year-old Fort Smithian was convicted in Polk county last month of fatally shooting Raymond Morris, Mena druggist and alderman. The other condemned Negro is Willy Rilcy, convicted of murder in Chicot county. Monroe West, 32-year-old Crit- lenden county farmer, convicted of assaulting an 11-year-old girl near' Lehi more than a year ago, has been in the death house here the longest. Date of his execution is unset, as the stale supreme courl has granlcd him a new trial. o 6-Year-Old Found With $2,000 He Thought Phoney Columbus, O.. March 28 — (JP)— Six-year-old Jerry Lyle is only in 1-A at Southward Avenue school, but today he had a good education in Ihc mone- lary syslem. He has learned, for example, Ihat those pieces of paper marked "50 dollars", and "100 dollars" which he blithely passed among classmates yesterday were not play money. Jerry had more than $2,000 in his pockets when as astonished teacher began investigal- ing the children who were waving $50 and $100 bills. Jerry had found $2700 in a cigar box in a bedroom closel of his grandmolhcr's, Mrs. John . Fail-child, who said Ihc money was lo be used for buying a dry cleaning business. She retrieved all except a $50 bill. o Radio Waves of Sun Interrupt Communications New York, March 28. — (UP) — Earthcurrents from the radio bombardment by the sun disrupted communications over a wide area today. Radio communicalions were hailed between London and New York and cable and radio traffic, both to and from South America was blacked out. Cable communications between New York and Montreal, Canada, were disrupted. Teletype communication was spotty between New York City and New Jersey and New York stale points. One of the worse points on the eastern seaboard was reported in North Carolina where "free" potential registered as high as 150 volts on some circuits. Starting at the Rialto Sunday Murder Is Charged 4 in Fishing Death Augusta, March 28 — W 1 )—Wodruff County Sheriff Cnrl Taylor said today first degree murder charges had been filed against four persons in connection with the death Tuesday of C. E. Sullivan, 38-year-old farmer and fisherman. Sheriff Taylor identified the four are Mrs. Lucy Taylor; her brother Sam Taylor; Mrs. Sam Taylor and Carl Kissinger. Sullivan's body was found in Taylor's Bay, an arm of While •iver. Chief Deputy Sheriff L. C. Berry said testimony at a coroner's nquesl yesterday indicated that Sullivan did not drown. His skull lad been fractured, Berry said. Friday, March 29, 1946 Regent's Park, London, contained 100 varieties of roses in Its rose garden prior to the war. The garden contained 21,000 roses, The "Bells of St. Mary's" opening Sunday at the Rialto Theatre. Bing at his best and Bergman as you desire her. With Henry Trovers, William Gargan. News of the Churches Unmistakable favoriteTfor walJ£, Ing, these buckled-in shoes, ofj " "''- """.smart, comfortable design!, MAM STYLES Swell with tailored suits,' iin aniimaedjrusset leather. 1 SOFT, COMFORTABLE Easy-on-your-feet, Good-, yearJWelt Constructed. x 6.50 Sister of Mrs. H. Hannegan Dies at Home in Tennessee Friends, of Mrs. Hamilton Hannegan will regret to learn of Ihe dcalh of her sister, Mrs. Russel J. Townes, at her home in Martin, Tenn., al 4 o'clock Ihis morning. The funeral service will be held al 4 o'clock Saturday afternoon, at Martin. O ' A caclus plant, hung up in the open air by Luther Burbank, began to grow when taken down and planted four years later. FIRST PENTECOSTAL West 4th and Ferguson Streets T. J. Ford, Pastor Sunday School—9:45 a.m. C. J. Rowe, Supt. Morning Services—11:00. Pentecostal Gleaners—0:30 p.m. Night Service—7:00. Friday, Bible Study—7:30 p.m. You arc only a stranger once at the First Pcnlecoslal church. Come Sunday and bring your friend. You arc always welcome. OUR LADY OF GOOD HOPE Rev. John J. Boyce Mass every Sunday—10:30 Week-day Masses—7:30 Stations of the 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 lo the Lord." Romans 14:8. To all a cordial invitation lo worship with us. GARRETT MEMORIAL BAPTIST North Ferguson Street D. O .Silvey, Pastor Sunday School—10 a.m., G. W. Hairston, Supt. Preaching—11 a.m. Subject: Russia's Relationship lo the Return of Christ. B.T.C. and Bible Study Group— 6:45 p.m. Preaching—7:30 p.m. Auxiliary, Monday —2:30 p.m. Teachers' Meeting, Wednesday — 7 p.m. Prayer Services Wednesday — 7:30 p.m. R. W. Davis in charge. The character photograph of Jesus: "(He) went good," Acts 10:38. aboul doing THE OLD JUDGE SAYS... GEORGE: "Yes, I certainly \vould like to hear why you call that an old fashioned idea, Judge." ... ,,, OLD JUDGE: "Glad to tell you, George. Until recently, a person known as an alcoholic was generally treated as a social outcast. Little if anything was done to understand him or help him. But, during the past few years, medical research and study has developed that alcoholics are really bick people ... that there is usually a deep- rooted physical, social or emotional reason behind their behavior. That's why today so much is being done to help them by finding out and correcting the condition that leads them to excess." GEORGE: "How many folks are there like that, Judge?" OLD JUDGE: "Well, according to scientific research, 95% of the people who drink, drink sensibly. 5% do so unwisely, at times. Included in that 5% is the small percentage of the sick people I'm talking about," GEORGE: "That certainly gives me a clearer picture. It's the most sensible approach I've ever heard on the subject.'' 'fin-, ctreTHsemint sponsored by Conftrer.ee oj Alcoholic Unerase Industrie^ f u. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN Thomas Brewster, Minister Sunday School—9:45 a.m. Morning Worship —10:55, message by the-Paslor. This being Ihe lasl Sunday in Ihc present Church Year, all members in .arrears on current pledges are asked to pay up such arrears this Sunday or as soon thereafter as possible. The Board of Deacon requests all who have not as yet made pledges for the new Church Year to do so as soon as convenient as the new Church Year begins April Vesper Service — 5 p.m. Young Peoples Meeting — G:15 p.m. Meeting of the Executive Board of the Auxiliary, Monday — 2:30 p.m. About. 10 of our young people will attend a rally of the young people of Ouaehila Presbytery to be hold in the 1st Presbyterian Church, El Durado, Ark., Friday and Saturday of this week. All organizations of the Firs? Presbyterian Church of Hope are asked lo prepare statistical reports lo be given to the Pastor this week end lo enable him to complete a report to the session an-' the Board of Deacons next week. The Presbyterian Hour over 38 station's from 7:3f) to 8 o'clock Sunday morning. The speaker this Sunday will be Dr. Dcndy of Florida. We cordially invite you lo worship with us. the week. Sunday School —9:30 a.m. Morning Worship —10:50, Sermon by Pastor. Adult Bible Class —G p.m. C. A. Services— G p.m. Evangelistic Service— 7 p.m., Sermon by Pastor. Wednesday. Prayer and Bible Study— 7:30 p.m. Thursday, .Women's Missionary Council —2:30 p.m. Friday— HI-C. A. Brigade and Prayer —7:30 p.m. FIRST METHODIST Pine at Second Robert B. Moore, Pastor Church School —9:45 a.m. Morning Worship —10:50 a.m. Special Music "God So Loved the World" (Staincr). Sermon by Pastor. Meeting of the Board of Stewards — 2 p.m. Youth Fellowship —G:30 p.m. Evening Worship —7:30 p.m. Sermon by Pastor. Choir Practice, Wednesday —7:30 p.m. FLAT FETE Chicago. March 28 — (JP)— Policeman Edward Mendenhnll was ucacly to drive home after work when hc discovered a flat tire on the car parked in front of the Chicago avenue station. As Mendcnhall finished his job, Policeman Frank Shechan came out of the .station and thanked him for^ fixing the tiro on his car. The two policeman own automobiles of the same model and normally keep them parked in front of the station. EMMET METHODIST C. D. Meux, Pastor Rev. Van W. Harrcll, District Superintendent, will preach at Boyd's Chapel and conduct the Second Quarterly Conference. Sun- clay at 3 p.m. Officials and members of the Churches on the Em- meUCircuil arc urged lo attend. The pastor will preach at Emmet at 1 a.m. and 7 p.m. Members of tho Emmet Church are urged to be present al 11 a.m. for the sclccction of a Church School Superintendent lo succeed Mr. J B Youmans. resigned, who has pccn the superintendent for 30 years. Lasl Sunday was a rainy dav and Iho pastor preached to small congregations at Do Ann and Holly Grove. Ho enjoyed the noon mcnl at the Irvin Burke home and the evening meal at the Dolphus Jones home. FIRST CHRISTIAN Main at West Avenue B Wm. P. Hardegree, Minister Bible School—9:45 a.m. Classes for all ages, Lloyd Coop, Supt. Morning Worship Service— 10:50 Sermon subject: "Abundant Pardon". Young People's Fellowship — 6 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Ponder, Sponsors. Evening Worship Service —7:30 Sermon .subject: "Too Busy to Accomplish Anything". Aurora Borealis Has Forecasters Guessing Weather HOPE GOSPEL TABERNACLE North Main and Avenue D H. Paul Holdridge, Pastor This bc>ing tho last Sunday of the month and quarter, wa arc very anxious that everyone be in their places. One week from Sunday, April 7, wo will begin our Easter Revival. Rev. B. H. Armc-i, of Hot Springs, Arkansas will be the Evangelist. Only one \\x-ck is being announced, since this is such a busy time with everyone. It is hoped thai you can arrange your program so as to be in every one of the two services daily through Chicago, March 28 — (/!') The Aurora Borealis had Ihc weather bureau forecasters tearing their hair instead of drawing their customarily accurate weather maps today. They admitted there was warm, pleasant weather over much of the nation, except for gulf region thunder showers, but beyond that they .said they couldn't be very specific. It scums Aurora Borealis knocked out teletype ;ind lolc- graph facilities to .such an extent thai fewer than 125 station reports, from which weather maps are prepared, were received, compared with a normal of about 40. EXTERNALLY CAUSED USED UY MILLIONS SKIN 5U<C l5S ir 'O INTMiKlf ' MONEY TO Easy Terms Home Institution See E. S. GREENING SECRETARY Hope Federal Savings & Loan Association How To Relieve Bronchitis ' Creomulsion relievos promptly bo« , cause it cocs right to the scat of tho t trouble lo help loosen and expel r germ laden phlegm, and aid naturo to soothe and heal raw, tender, In- / flamed bronchial mucous mem- * branes. Tell your druggist to sell you n bottle of Creomulsion with the understanding you must like tho way It quickly allays tho cough or you aro to hnvo your money back. CREOMULSION for Coughs, Chest Colds, Bronchitis SI!,* Tin by The Editor f. H. Waihburn Lumbermen Flay Housing ope 47TH YEAR: VOL. 47 —NO. 142 s i ar of , HOD«. 1999: Press. 1927. ~ ___ ^*- Consolidated Joquorv IB. 1929. Star WEATHEft FORECASf Arkansas — Partly cloudy this afternoon, tonight and Sunday. Not quite so warm in north and central portions tonight and in east portion Sunday. HOPE, ARKANSAS,SATURDAY, MARCH 30, we i.' R ersonal Property Floater insurance assures you of the "right" insurance in case of loss. We'd like to tell you more about it. Anderson INSURANCE 210 South Main Phone 810 Hope, Ark. STITCH IN TIME RAYONS And stitch in time with Easter in mind, and a pretty rayon dress! Prints and solid colors, dark and light, in a variety of dress weights and shirtings. COTTONS Flowered cottons bring summer to mind — and these gay colors will make up into dresses that will keep you looking pretty and fresh from April to September. 29c WOOLENS These woolens will remind you that it's time to stitch a suit and coat- Part wool in solid colors, flannels. V Si for Factory Arkansat Derby For the clothing factory building guarantee Hope has subscribed up to this writing $23,000—only a little more than a third of the I required amount, ; Hope Chamber of Commerce is sending out 10 cnnvnscrs Monday arranged in eight two-man teams, In n linal effort to complete the' drive. Sixty or seventy thousand dollars seems like a lot of money— and it is, from the individual stand-i point. But communities measure their needs by thousands and millions. ; What's al stake here is whether tope as a community is willing to "pmble some thousands of today's hay dollars to insure a better eco- bmic future. With all due credit f. our existing industries I only Jccd point out to you thai ihcy lore not sufficicnl lo protect us fcainst a very bad time back in. ~- 1920-33 panic. Our town is tied by agriculture and, for •^l.parl, wood-working indus- tfe 1101101 have a diversified ..A -Pdfllhing factory will UM' n H v intrpduccs an In- iiSE'SP'T** 1 , 1 ' 101 ? different •t^jftnow 'have ;Sq» «*li, in this „.„ fund is not^greah I think fvciago fiUlcnjcsn go into it ming ne miiy,,jiet a 2 per cent Uurn, for a while, perhaps eventually write off half T hls principal, fopread over, say, a 10-year period, .that's-no more than we give •voluntarily to many a' local cause —and what cause is greater than the continued growth and prosperity of the city where we live? • This is Arkansas Derby Day at .Hot Spring's Oaklawn Jockey club. i.1 :The wire tells me the favorite is "Mrs. Chairman". : Never heard of her. :But if I had a horse, and wanted to beat her, 'L would name him "Quorum Call". * * * By JAMES THRASHER •Action on Gl Gripes Secretary ol' War Patlerson's board of former officers and en- v listed men, appointed lo investigate GI gripes against undemocratic class distinctions, isn't likely M t P* ind tnc Army any worse or • differonl trmn it ever was. Protocol, Iradilion, and brass don'l change much Irom year lo year. It's tncir impact on some 7,000 000 civilian-minded young men in uniform that caused all the trouble. '• The enlisted man who chooses the Army as a career knows what he's. getting. As in many other jobs and professions, there is a good bit ol pushing around. The soldier gets pushed" thsough more narrow confine than .the average , civilian. But, liking the Army, he | takes the bad with Ihe good, and does his share of ' griping, and To''the wartime sblaier" Ihc''out- look was different. He 'was a civilian whose chief interest was in gelling Ihe war won .and gelling home.. He was apt .to think that the inevitable danger and discomfort were bad enough without his being made . to feel, like a feudal lord's unwilling reaincr or an underprivileged child. So he griped: His complaints were varied, as W were their causes. In many cases the grievance was isolated and unuual, and arose from an officer's behavior rather than from Ihe Army's way of doing ihings. These grievances multiplied whcn the fighting ended, boredom began and .the process of demobilization —rthough loo fasl for the country's goodv-rseemcd often to Ihc soldier to be nol only slow; but unfair as well. • Policies Washington, March 30 — (UP)— Congress was told today that the building Industry had been •'hamstrung and thwarted" in its efforts to build veterans homes by the 4 price policies of the The charge was made by Joseph T. King, counsel for the National Retail Lumber Dealers Association. He testified at a special session of the Senate Banking committee which was trying to wind up Subscribers to Hope Industry Fund as Announced by the Hope Chamber of Commerce Hope Brick Works $2,500 T , n , lb ° l ' s Dc P l - Store .' 1,000 Tol-E-Tcx Co. i ooo Hope Star 1,000 Hope Auto Company 1,000 Sacngcr-Rialto and New Theatres 1,000 Ladies Specialty Shop 1,000 Geo. W. Robison & Co 1,000 Whitlcn-York ]|ooO Hope Hardware Co 1,000 -oca Cola Bollling Co. . 1,000 i-lopc Builder's Supply 1,000 Graydon Anthony 500 o hearings on the Potman housing King questioned whether Chester Bowles "preference" for prefabricated houses might not have been responsible for the fact that OPA did not grant plywood price adjustments until CPA had channeled most of such materials into the profabrication industry c , 1 ' ?S, wlos ' lctlcl- of J an. to Wilson Wyatt (national expediter) indicates that Mr. Bowles and not Mr. Wyatt was the real author of the so-called Wyatt plan," King said. "The Bowles letter contains 14 of the 15 points in Mr. Wyatt' s program which he made public on Feb 7 ' King also opposed efforts to write provisions into the bill providing for government subsidies to spur production of scarce building ma lerials. Supporters of the bill also want to fix price controls on new and used homes. "Subsidies, if required at all, can be justified before the appropriations committees; and the mechan- L cs .u for Ppying such subsidies exist both under the emergency price control act of 1942 «nd enabling legislation of the reconstruction finance corp." he said. „ " T . nc , on 'y reason that Mr. Bowles docs not approach the subsidy question through normal channels is that he would be required Willis Tire Shop '.'..', 500 Schnciker Holcl — Hlcrndoil-Cornelius Cily Bakery Byers Drug Slorc Gibson Drug Co John P. Cox Drug Co Crow-Burlingamc Owens Depl. Slore R. M. LaGrone, Jr Leo Robins Rcphans Dept. Store Hempstead Motor Co. 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 300 Wylie Motor Co Stephens Grocer Co Hilt's Shoe Store M. S. Bates Prank Walter's Garage Hope Journal Roy Anderson & Co. Chas. A. Haynes Co Western Auto Store Hickory Fibre Products 300 300 300 200 200 200 200 200 100 100 100 Checkered Cafe .*„„ B. & B. Grocery 100 Crescent Drugstore 100 Herbert Burns 100 Ross Gillespic 100 Firestone Store 100 Y. C. Coleman's Garage 100 Cook's Laundry , . 100 Foster's Shoe Store Hobb's Grocery Miss Jack Porter . Jack's New Stand . Rac Luck & Co Emmetl Thompson dole's Ice Cream . Utility Men TOTAL $23,900 "No, he is nol salisficd Ihat way e wants a lump sum of $600,000,1 .000 that can be used to support one interest to the disadvantage of an- 2Texarkana Men Drown in Old River Tcxarkana, March 30 —(/P)—Two i«?^SSs?i la i». mcr '-> wore drowned in nrsTt51d-mver^c~aTTie'fc" Tas'l' -rnio^ night, when their motor boat Whs pulled underwater after its propeller was caught on a snag vl etims were Albert Cigain- cro and Michael A. Auck Sr em- P'oyes of an automolivc firm The two men and E. W. Cook were frog gigging whcn the accident occurred. Cook freed himself irom thc boat and swam to thc shore. Firemen and fishermen recovered thc bodies about G a m today. ' Cigainero is survived by his wife. 1.1 PK K fit l p\r i \tn t»r* !i-» «1.. -i _ ViJ, . • j* * .Will have personnel in Hope Monday evening from 7:30 P. M. to 8:30 P. M. and on Tuesday from 9:30 A. M. to 1:30 P, M. for the purpose of interviewing the many applicants for work in their plant if established in Hope. This repeat performance is occasioned by the many applicants who could not be taken care of on the previous visit of Shanhouse & Sons Co. personnel department. All women between the ages of 16 and 40, white only, who have inquired about this work can be interviewed. Monday Evening, April 1 7:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. , Tuesday, April 2 ;> 9:30 A. M. to 1:30 P.M. „ at the Chamber of Commerce office in the City Hall Hope Chamber of Commerce -'1 \n I But all complaints which thc War Secretary's board will consider will not be trivial, isolated, 4/or unusual. Some will call for changes by law. , These necessary changes should be made, for it seems evident now Ihat enlistments arc not going to provide thc country with the Army it needs for its protection and its obligations. The draft will have to continue supplying the necessary personnel. If morale and discipline temporary soldiers, and if an are to be sustained among these Army career is lo be made attractive enough to draw the men who arc not now volunteering, 4then it is clear that some hidebound Army rules must be relaxed in thc interest of better and more demoeralic treatment. There is an obvious clement of danger in this. A military organization is essentially undemocratic, especially in wartime. Even the Russians discovered that, banished the political commissars from their armed force, and instituted thc automatic rank, absolute authority, and unquestioning obedience which seem indispensable to military cf- fiency. **' But it is unlikely that Mr. Pat, terson's board will go too far in equally unlikely thai Congress, it its. recommendations. And it is and when it acts on those recommendations, will be tempted tc make Ihc Army a dcbaling society in which an officer will need a vote of confidence from his men «?u et ° rdcnn 8 an attack. Whal do seem needed, and pos sible of attainment, are some changes which will make military service for one's country more a J. L. Stuckey Burned in Slight Fire at Anthony Serv. Sta. J. L. Stuckey, mechanic al An&,? Sci ; v " C( ; station ' Tnird aild Walnut streels, was painfully burned on the righl hand and an an wrist at 8:30 o'clock this morning 11 i8nUcd " buckcl Mr Stuckey was treated at Julia Chester hospital. The Hope Fire Department ex- t "- 1 r' Ui rm d ^ thc filling station fire witn little damage. •o There arc 226,800 miles of railway lines in the United States. Miami Beach Guard Utterly Unnerved by Dress Problem Miami Beach, FJa., March 30 — (UP) — If you think you have troubles, you should hear Ihose of Richard Cahill, Miami Beach life guarfi. He complains Ihat: $ '1. To omen yeslerday in* sislcd on drying Iheir balhing suils on Ihe beach after ao dip in the ocean — wilhoul benefit of cover. 2. Whcn he accoslcd a woman for wearing only panls and brassiere while swimming, she snapped back: "Its slill more than you've got on." 3. A group of swimmers undressed beside a hotel on the beach and helped each olher disrobe. 4. Whcn hc told others they must have bathing suit" 'to swim in broad daylight they retorted: "We swim like this at Coney Island!" Striking Utility" Men Mustered Into Virginia Militia Richmond, Va., March 29 — (UP )— Gov. William Tuck today formally notified 3,500 Virginia Electric Power Co. employes thai they had been formally drafted into the militia tif the cpmrrionweallh. r... The --ordoB^i&uck said, ,pul all male employes of the company under the slate guard, which was mobilized last night to execute the command. Meanwhile, J. H. Bradford, director of the state budget, sent telegrams to each and every state institution, enlisting their aid. "I am directed," Bradford said, "by Gov. Tuck to ask thai every employe of your inslitu- lion wilh training operation' of electric power light systems or sleam boilers bo ready upon request to give him all possible help in maintaining electric power service in Virginia areas threatened with strike of electric workers." Gov. Tuck said thai an order of seizure of the VEPCO property had been prepared, and lhal it would be issued at his pleasure. o FISCAL BOARD TO MEET Little Rock, March 29 — (£>) — The Stale Fiscal Conlrol Board is scheduled lo meel April 9 lo con- ider fcasibilily of inaugurating de- -elopmenl of the state livestock how grounds, a 70-acre sile south if Liltle Rock. Slate Senator Clyde Byrd of El Jorado, secretary of the Arkansa .livestock Show Association, aske Governor Laney to call the moo ng. About $190,000 is available t tart the development program. Millions Are Going to Die of Starvation in Next Six Months, Mackenzie Reports By DeWITT MacKENZIE AP Foreign Affairs Analyst Back from adventures in foreign fields just in time for the encouraging declaration by UNRRA's chief, Fiorcllo LaGuardia, is going all-out (those new that he i ,-.„,, -,— -j— S oun M'y more a HJouice of pride and privilege Thc '^resent practice of filling out the ranks of our permanent Armv with reluctant draftees certainly leave" something to be desired. SUPER SALESMAN" Los Angeles, March 30—(/P)—Jeweler Joe Lcbau pul this sign over rings:* 117 ™ r ™°t * watches and . "Even the burglars jewelry." The State Police Say: A little horse-sense added to tne horse-power helps hold accidents down. YOU must furnish the horse-sense to avoid having an accident. arcn t his words bill Ihcy are his meaning) in providing food lo hungry countries, i here's no doubl in my mind, after a survey in thc field, that thc global lood shortage is thc number one crisis of the moment —and it's urgent. The political and economic problems on hand, while pressing, arc long term affairs as compared with the plague of hunger which is sweeping many parts of thc world and is increasing in intensity daily. There s no use giving a man machinery for economic recovery if he's too weak from starvation to work it. Let's state this thing in terms of the crude truth. Millions of people arc going to die from lack of food during the next six months — and oven the best efforts we can make- will not prevent thai. There are half a billion hungry folk in Ihe world. There is food •-•nough for only three-quarters of them. In other words some 125,000,000 unfortunalcs arc condemned. Of course these ligures cover Hie whole globe. We hear more about Europe because it is closer lo us, but the hand of hunger lies heavy on many parts of thc Orient — notably India, China and Japan The question of food relief isn't one for tomorrow. It's loday's big issue. The siluation in the undernourished countries is deteriorating -™--- — —, ,.,,....^. 4V . U 4tl , viwfcv-iiv-'ieniJig i»*t i rapidly, and will continue to do so • food. until thc next harvest brings re lief. That harvest is months away and we have no assurances that i will be a good one. In any event, my observation i thai this crisis won't by any mean be confined within the period be tween now and harvest time Wi shall be wise to face thai righ now. The bulk of Iho relief naturally must come from the western hem! sphere, and Uncle Sam ha« the greatest resources to meet thc emergency. However, Canada and Ihc Argentina will be looked to foi heavy contributions. Mr. LaGuar dia's announcement thai he will appeal lo the Argentine for grain is good news, since the under-privileged countries arc banking much 011 help from that great country. Mill, even if every nation con- Inbules its surplus food to relief, there won't be enough to .go around. We mustn't forgpl that thc stocks on hand are sufficient for only three-quarters of thc hungry folk. And what's thc answer to thai? Well, one answer is Ihc one I've given already — lhal millions must die. But that's not the complete picture. We can increase the available relief stocks if we peoples of he western hemisphere will tighten our bells a bit in the way of voluntary food rationing. I'm sure there are mighty few who wouldn't be eager to make that contribution if Ihey could sec thc pinched faces of thc hungry people abroad, especially the children. The babies of every land employ the same language in crying for tl1/-|/H Russian and Iran Replies Awaited By CHARLES A. GRUMICH- Ne York, March 30 — (fP) —The possibilily arose loday lhal replies by Prime Minisler Slalin and Premier Ahmed Qavam lo Socurily Council inquiries aboul the silua- lion in Iran mighl obviate further United Nations action 'in the Russian-Iranian dispute. • ' The council yesterday adopted tho direct method of asking Stalin and Qavam for reports on the status of negotiations between their countries and for information whether Russia is exacting concessions for pulling Red Army troops out of oil-rich Iran. During the discussion, Secretary of State Jamc F. Byrnes suggested that thc answers — if and when they come — might show that the two countries needed no further assistance in settling their dispule. Messages lo Slalin and Qavam— fixing 11 a. m., E.S.T., Wednesday, April 3, as Ihe deadline for receipt of the replies in New York retariat last night lo Ambassadors — were sent by the council sec- Andrei Gromyko of Ihe Soviet Union and Hussein Ala of Iran, for relay lo Iheir home . governments. r - • "' - -•» .-'••'• • * • "If Ihc council could oblain more adequalc and exact information regarding the stalus of negotiations between thc Soviet government and Ihe Iranian governmenl, Ihe council mighl be able lo satisfy itself that the assurances of Ihe Soviet governmenl as lo Ihc prompt withdrawal of troops from Iran are in fact for all practical purposes unconditional," Byrnes told the council yeslerday. "In that event, there might be no need for the council to go into' the substanlivc issues," he added "provided il reserved Ihe righl to bolh parties to have the case im- medialely laken up by Ihe council should Iherc be any developments which threatened to reward the withdrawal of troops." The council thus went over thc heads of Delegate Gromyko, who has absented himself from all sessions since losing his fighl lo stand off consideration of Iran's co'/i- plaints until April 10, and Hussein Ala, who st9ully dispules Gromyko's contentions that an understanding has been reached be- Iwecn Russia and Iran. With Russia absent, the ten remaining members unanimously agreed to ask Slalin and Qavam for a true piclure of Ihe silualion after Byrnes proposed thai Secrc- lary-General Trygvc Lie communicate with the Soviet and Iranian leaders through Gromyko and Hussein Ala. Byrnes also requested that Stalin and Qavam report to thc council •whether or not the reported withdrawal of (Russian) iroops is con- dilional upon Iho conclusion of agreements between the two governments on other subjects " Hussein Ala and Gromyko were entrusted with thc dispatch of thc United Nations request to their prime ministers in their roles as ambassadors lo Washington. Hussein Ala said hc forwarded his message to Tehran immedialely Gromyko, who passed most of yesterday at the Soviet consulate general, went to his hotel before midnight. He said there was nolh- Militia Order Richmond, Va., March 30 — W~. 9 fflcials of thc Virginia Electric and Power Company and union representalives dc- cidcd;al a meeting here today they ,vwould agree to arbitra- -, lion, in an effort to prevent a scheduled walkout April 1 of 166 J'? 00 ! employees of the elec- lnca.l> company. In-the opening remark made ?n 1*5 "Deling which began at 10.15, this morning, the Inter- 100 nauqnal brotherhpod of Elec- 100 ;'' lc .. Workers asked for arbi- 100 lotion on al l mailers on which 100 tnc 'parties cannol agree. Com- 100 Pany officials quickly agreed 100 wHh; ; : the union on Ihis issue 100 anflssaid they were anxious lo settle-the matter fully so thai Governor William M. Tuck coul'd be nolified immedialely Ihaj. there would be no strike. Richmond, Va., March 30 3(UP) —Union employes of .the strike threatened Virginia Electric Power Company bluntly informed ' Gov. William Tuck today they will not work for the stale as members of the Virginia, militia "under the same wages and labor conditions now existing." . The workers had been drafted into the militia yesterday by the governor who soughl lo prevenl a power blackout in the stale. The strike has been called for Sunday midnight. The decision of the union not to work dcspile Ihc draft was sent lo Tuck by Joseph C. Mclnloch, international representative of the International Association of Electrical Workers (AFL). Mclnlbsh reported lhal all oighl union locals in Virginia had reported their refusal to work for the stale. I" a telegram lo Ihe governor, Mclnlosh said: "I am now empowered by Ihe employes of the Virginia Electric Power Company who are members of the Internalional Brolherhood of Eleclrical Workers lo inform you 'hat under no circumstances will they work volunlarily al their respective essential stalions ior the commonwealth of Virginia under Ihe same wages and labor condi- lions now prevailing." Mclnlosh's telegram was sent shortly before an llth hour attempt lo end Ihe strike threat was slated in the office of U. S. Labor Con- cillialor Lucien F. Rye, who called company and union officials to a conference. The meeting ,was .called as Mc- j.ttish'surged'v'union- members - to stand steadfast and be palienl despite extreme provocation " Mclnlosh pleaded wilh Ihe 3,500 dissident workers to "be patienl and despile exlreme provocalion remain at your respective positions until the time of the strike date set by the union." L °cals at Soulh Boston, Rich- PRICE 5c COPY Navy Rockets Fired 60 Miles Up to Sample Stratosphere for Weather and Radio Aims Si. Louis, March 30 —(/P) —The navy plans lo send rockel messengers liO miles above Ihe earth to obtain mysterious air samples thai may hold Ihe key lo belter wealher lorecasting and radio communications, it was disclosed today Lieut. Cmdr. Daniel F. Rex of the navy's office of research and inventions told Ihis reporter that the navy hopes to begin launching experimeiils in.tho fall wilh rock- els lhal will carry melcorological instruments away beyond the slrat- osphere and conceivably enable collection of data hitherlo exclusive '~ science. Development of an ionosphere rocket by the California Institule lo Technology al Pasadena, Calif., was announced March 21 by the army ordnance department, which said the rocket had been over to the signal corps . turned Rex added Ihat a contracl now s being negptialed wilh the Aero- jet Corporation of California for procurement of 15 rpckets, each weighing 2,500 pounds, cosling $20,- OOU apiece, witn an overall measurement of 24 feel and havinr a maximum altilude of 325,000 feel. According lo Ihis descriplion, -the navy's rockets will be larger and have a higher altitude potenlial than thai involved in Ihe Pasadena announcement. The army said its ionosphere rockel weighed 1 000 pounds, was 16 feel long, and had soared lo 230,000 Ihousand ieel, a dislance of 43 1-2 miles. Here-lo address Ihe American Associalion for Ihe advancement of Science, Rex declared the roc- ets could carry a 150-pound load of instrument lo a hcighl of 00 miles He said Ihe navy planned lo begin i?ru", chlng them from the desert at While Sands, New Mexico. Thai's the same sile lo be used Ihis summer by Ihe army for launching reassembled German V-2 missiles. Rex said Ihe navy's program differed from the army's in lhal "Ihe army is largely inleresled in op- eralional characterislics of Ihe rocket, whereas in our program the rocket will be a tool to obtain data on the upper atmosphere." He gave this outline of objectives: The plan is lo determine tho exact composition of ouler almos- phere by aclually "picking up" physical samples of air whic> laler would be subjecled to chemical analysis. Knowing the exact composition ol the ouler almosphere or inos- phere, scienlisls could determine Lo what extent radiation of the s'un is absorbed before it slrikes Ihe earlh s immediate atmosphere. This would lead lo accurale measurement of the sun's radiation, thus throwing new light on weather conditions and the phenomena causing .radio interference. Another objective would be to determine the way thai air circulales al great heights — a factor to be reckoned with in the future development of "guided missiles." Minimum Wage Bill to Face Truman Veto Washington, March 30 — (UP)— The administration's minimum wage bill headed for a presidential veto today because an angry ben ate farm bloc added a rider -hat would result in an across-the- ard increase in farm prices. , •iv, lcJ ? ou l d was cx Pected to agree with Ihe Senale on Ihe move to boost farm prices regardless of what happens lo Ihe 65-cent floor which the adminislralion had hoped lo put under industrial wages. The Senate vote on the rider was 43 to 31. . The farm bloc coalition, .including 24 Democrats and 19, Republicans, took its action in the face of a direct warning by President Truman that he would.be compelled to veto the minimum wage bill if th , e . farm price amendment were _, added. The warning was delivered to by Democratic .Leader , c- mond, Charlotesville, Norfolk Harnsonburg, Alexandria, and Newport-News have voted without a dissenting ballot, to leave their jobs despite being pressed into the stale militia. Only Covington had not reported. Yor » e g° tia ting committee Red Cross Total Now Is $6,826 Previously reported Mr. & Mrs. Brice Beene (McCaskill) Spring Hill Finlcy Turner Moton Stewart .... R, P. Quillin Mrs Ruby Ray $6,633.34 2.50 50 05 '50 50 Stella Collins "'.!"" l'.00 Fulton Miss Evelyn Hamilton 2 00 Mrs. J. I. Lieblong .... 2.00 Mrs. R. G. Byers 2.00 Mrs. E. T. Whitehurst 2.03 Mrs. W. A. Abbott y.OO J. I. Lieblong 5.00 H. C. Brunson (col) .... 2.00 Parthenia Bowles (col) 1.00 Jodie Walker (col) 1.00 Mr. & Mrs. Verdo Powell i.oo Mr. & Mrs. Sam "., .. Weaver 100 Mrs. W. G. Weaver 50 Billie Jean Womble 1.00 Mr. & Mrs. D. Dickerson l 00 Mr. & Mrs. Cecil Cox 1.00 Mrs. W. E. Cox, Sr 1.00 Mrs. Chas. Roland 2.00 Mrs. Ralph Moser 1.00 ,_, — _ _».w« v«.x,» v- vvao jiuui' ing new to report and in reply to questions .about transmiting the message to Moscow hc said- "I received a letter from the (Security Council) secretaiy-general." Dry Margj 0 |Tu537 on the Complete Official Returns The official complete tabulation or the Hempstead county local option election showed a margin of 537 for Ihe "drys". The election commissioners' ranscripl to County Clerk Leo Ray ast_ nighl gave thc following'.'to- For sale Against sale ChedTHaTnTTti' Critical Condition at L. R. Hospital will attend tK meeting called at %*?** C ° x 10 a. m. today by U. S. Concilia- -^ hlte & Co ' lion Commissioner Lucian F Hye and will do everything in its pow'ei to prevent your being forced to cease work in protesl againsl wages and conditions under which you work," he said. -o— Congress in Favor of ' Bomb Test Washington, March 30 —(ff>) — The weight of Congressional opinion tipped heavily today in favor of holding the Bikini A-bomb tests this summer, although three senators protesled this is a bad time ior such an awesome experiment several senators interested in atomic energy developments said J f y .i ai ' e flatly °PP° se d to calling off the tests, as suggested in yesterday's Senate resolution by Senators Huffman - n "--•-• •111). Senatoi Geo. C. Allen 1.00 Mrs. Marie Friday Mrs. Glen Spates . I. E. Odom Mrs. I. E. Odom , Mrs. Bess Hollingsworth Edward Cox and Lucas « , O'Mahoney (D- Wyo) backed the resolution, how- 1,720 2,263 The , B U {i »i tests originally were scheduled to begin approximately Ma J' 15, but President Truman ordered them postponed six weeks to nake possible the attendance of congressmen who would be kept 3.00 1.00 5 00 5,00 1. 00 i 00 10 00 1.00 15.00 ............. Mr. & Mrs. Shirley W. E. Cox & Sons ....... . Mr. & Mrs. Carl Bryant 1.00 Finis Waldron ................ 50 Geo. Gilbert .................... i.oo Mr. & Mrs. Jell Orion 5.00 Mrs. Chas. Roland's S S Class ............................ 2.00 Mr. & Mrs. A. C. Bright ............................ 5.00 Mr. & Mrs. Gus Davis 4.00 Miss Ina Logan ............ 1.00 Continued on Page Three Gets 99-Year Verdict for Old Slaying 'Bedford ,Ia., March 30 —(JP) — Wilhin six minules afler he had pleaded guilly last night to a .two and one-half year old slaying, Henry Schmitl, husky Lenox, la., horse Irader was under senlence lo 99 years imprisonment Charged with first degree murder for the confessed killing of Tommy Worm, 42, his sweelheart's husband, Schmitt pleaded guilty to murder in the second degree and was sentenced immedialely by Dislricl Judge George A. Johnson. Schmitt showed no emotions outwardly during the six-minute, surprise proceedings. His wife, Mayme, and son, William — one of four grown children—wept. Schmitl, who admilled killing Worm.on-No.v.,,4, 1043, .was arrested last weekend after Worm's brunette widow, Dorothy, 41, had made a statement, to the Stale' Bureau of Invesligalion in Des Moines. In Ihe statement, said Count•• Attorney. Ralph C. Jones, Mrs. Worm told of ah illicit romance with Ihe horse Irader. o Actress Playing 'Forever Amber'in , Movies Collapses Hollywood, March 30. — (/P) — Aclress Peggy. .Cummins, who plays Ihe lille role in "Forever Amber," collapsed on a movie sel yeslerday and was laken home suffering from influenza, o APPOINTMENT ASKED Litlle Rock, March 29. — (/P) — Governpr Laney has asked Ihe presidenl lo appoinl Lloyd Godley, Osceola planter, to a policy making board authoriezd by Ihe Flan— congress .The bill has passed the house. • _ re — ~-—~j , . j-,., Avj.,", I.UUUU- it*\ JTJ, I- 1 V1 o le " 1 wave of.,p ! rotest.-t-'4 Sen. Richard B, Russell, J>.-,' -Ga.-, -4•*) co-author of the rider,'• said - thes-p, warning amounted 'to .".'.'coercion.^ and intimidation." He said Mr v Truman had no right to.- use" thet ,veto threat. • '. , "Representative government' -is on trial m this Senate this after- non, Russell said. "If, this nation is to be preserved, the Congress of the United States must maintain its integrity and independence. : . His words almost echoed a Warning which Barkley himself deliv-i, ered two years ago when, in one o: Ihe most dramatic episodes of the Roosevelt administralion, he resigned as majorily leader in protesl of Mr, Roosevell's language m vetoing a tax bill. B Barkley defended Mr. Truman yesterday, however. He denied Russell s impassioned charge that the presidenl had been influenced I? ^.ye 10 ,warning by Ihe CIO or its Political Action Committee. . I cannot let that go unchal- enged," he said. "It.is getting to be a habit thai whenever the presi-t denl takes a posilion to accuse rVn » ng domma ted~.by the" 1 Strike Looms for Copper Mines Also BJr'Uhited'''Press ' "' Slrikes in Ihe nation's coal copper industries appeared and. ent loday. Government labor officials, however, hastened altempts to avert the walkouts, scheduled to beein' during the weekend. if Labor Lewis B . met with his aides night in an emergency confer- ;. ence to discuss the threatened- ' II strike of 400,000 coal miners'The- h "|| conference was called to work out a compromise formula, but it adjourned with no announcement on whether or not progress was made. In the copper dispute, -the Mon^"^i™ 10 " of-labor, sought post- } , of a scheduled" strike of 8,000 employes of the Anaconda Copper Mining Co. A last-minute conference was scheduled at Butte,. Mont., between officials of the company and the Mine, Mill and Smeltermen's Union, (CIO). ., If the two slrikes are called the number of workers idle in labor Observers Believe Greece Will Check Communist Tide Racing Through the Balkans Oi By HAL BOYLE Athens, March 30 — (JP)- For , .he first time in a decade in this ustoric birthplace of democracy Greek voters will go to the polls tomorrow to pick by free balloting a new government for the only country in Ihc key Balkans where Moscow has taken no potentially decisive role. It is one of the most imaortanl elections of postwar Eurone because Greece is the last outpost n the Balkans of dominant British "I don't like King George, he has been a bad king. Hc is supercilious and arrogant. But I am willing lo have Kim back if that will bring peace without Communism." Five men talked to me alone in different places and at different times expressed Ihe same view. All said they preferred Republican democracy bul thai chiefly Ihey wanted a stable government that would end Greece's internal unrest. They dislike King George because they feel he lent the weight t-uiigi-ussmen wno would be konl nm^ir -T n VH\ .•"•"• •"•"••"' <-""»'- <-"vy iutu ne .ieni me weignt away on the earlier date because J P i in , nucnc f- This tiny nation,of his throne to a dictatorial gov- of the press of loBi s l«iivn ,^?. a ^.° JS ,.. a s ° the ° nl J' Balkan country eminent set up in 1936 by the late ae ecause of Ihc press of legislative mailers. Ihe Huffman-Lucas altack on plans lo test atomic bombs on ships at the Marshall island lagoon was based on their assertion Ihat any such demonstration mieht be misinterpreted by other nations as evidence the United Spates is preparing for war. '•• Lucas told reporters .that • we wpudnt tecl very good aboul the wnole Ihmg in this country if some other nation were to which has not been engulfed by the leftwing political enthusiasm sweeping west and south from victorious and powerful Russia. Almost all veteran political observers here believe the elections will return a governmenl predominantly right of center and perhaps pave the way for the return of King George, an absentee monarch whose presence here is desired by many thousands of subjecls only be- Ched. Hall, city alderman and arlncr in the Greening Insurance gency, is critically ill at St. Vin- ciU's Iniirmary, Little Rock, •here hc underwent a major up- lation Thursday. More than 94,000 newspapers id magazines are published iroughout the world. lls desire to cooperate for world i rPr" 1 1 S , C11 ' U K ) '\ -Edwin C. Johnson (D-Colo) said hc thinks the United Mates cannol continue- to spend billions, of dollars building and maintaining a navy without know- ng what the atomic bomb will do Senator Hickenlooper (R-Iowai Jointed oul that scientists couldn't get to the destroyed cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan for several weeks after thc bombs fell ' .here and as a result arc lacking i'fi mu( i n^i ta - they cx Pe<.'t to have afler the Bikini tests. CIRCUIT COURT MONDAY Hempstead circuit court will open its April house Monday. — .., -. ~»_ V..V-,/ !*-.£, II tVt t II IH «O JtOOt-M \JL two evils. The other evil in their views is Communism. And it is only on thai issue — anything rather than Communism — that King George apparently ever will sit again on his throne here. In the last ten days there has been a groat resurgence of propaganda for his return io Athens but this is in no sense a tribute to his personal popularity which certainly isn't high. "I would rather vote Republican out I am going to vote Royalist because I believe that is the best way to end strife in Greece and protect ourselves from Communism" said one middle-class citizen. "We all wish to avoid any recurrence of such violence and excesses as accompanied our civil war in DC- . ..... vvi>*fSMH4t~V« ULli \-i\iJ V\lH J|l JJU" al the court- comber. 1944, when Communists and uther leftwingers seized thou- ^^ c ^~^ »o M s, -ns-^ mrr . in the United States. . wo meme I family were killed. eminent set up in 1936 by the late General Metaxas and abrogated constitulional guaranlees of assembly and free speech. For Ihis he remains unforgiven by his people who bow lo no one in their long and costly love of liberty. II will be a typical Balkan elec- lion. Twenty-one political parties have put up some thousand candidates for 354 parliamentary scats. The Greeks, who fought {he Germans most stubbornly, also suffered thc most and had fewer Quislings per square mile than any occupied country. Many will tramp weary mountain miles in ragged clothes on shoes soled with old au- Lomobilo tire rubber to reach one of thc 3.200 polling places. Hundreds of American, British and French observers will watch thc election nit take no part. The Russian government declined to send observers and the elections also will be boycotted i vilhin thc country by the "National Liberation Front" (EM) which s a coalition of tho Greek Com- nunist party and five other ex- reme left wing groups. Most politicians concede that of Ihe 21 parties that will participate —only six are considered important — the Populist party, which is Koyaiist, ill dominate election. They estimate it may win up to 200 seats, which would give it a parliamentary majority. 000. Developments in other disputes: 1. Internalional Harvester Co and the United Farm Equipment Workers, (CIO), agreed to resume negotiations at Washington Sunday to end a 69,-day strike at 10 plants which manufacture farm equip. ment and machinery. 2. GPV,. William Tuck of Virginia . ho drafted 3,500 utility employes into the state militia to forestall a threatened strike, told leaders of the American Federation of-Labor 51 tnai his action was none'"of their ' '(| 3. On Ihe Pacific Cogst, two large locals of the CIO Longshoremen's Union voted in favor of-postponing a strike scheduled for April 1. Harry Bridges, leader of the Longshoremen, had proposed that the strike be postponed until a govern'r nent facl-finding board has ryle*; on a wage dispute with shipping i-,» 4< »,kecrelary of Labor Schwellenbach made a new proposal for settling a dispute that has tied up produclion at California canning Plants but he did not disclose details. California congressmen, however, were expected to ask for the government to seize the plants. < BANK TO OPEN~ Little Rock, March 30—(JP)— The Stephens security bank at Stephens, Ark., will open for business Monday. Stale Bank Commissioner I. W. Lcggell said today. C. T, Reveley is president. rrJ noads som elimes lay more than &000 eggs in a single night. Story of Radar to Be Told in Star Fix Strip "Adventures in- Space", the story of radar, will begin in Monday's Star (Tuesday morning on the mail)—a cartoon stnp with text by Duvid Dietz, noted science writer. Pointed directly at school students, "Adventure in Space" will be released during the five school days each week for three weeks—a total of 15 installments. Look for "Adventures in Space' 'in Monday's Slar.

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