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HOPE STAR, HdM, ARKANSAS Dilator Franco's Regime in Spcfin Probably Next Hurdle for UN Security Council DeWlTT MacKENZIE ,AP Poreign World Analyst It .looks.'very much as though the staftis 01 the franco government in, Spain may provide another earlv crisis with which the United Natfpns Security Council will have to smiggle. Thls'is a delicate and vastly im- por,tant situation and one which inyolj'es a further divergence of view .among the Big Three—Russia on the one side and the Western Allies on the other. It's an embarrassing baby to be left on the cdtincil doorstep. Still it is clear that it will have (o be dealt \vith| sopjiier "or later and, having studied tntt tJosinon at close range recent- 1". 'it strikes me that .the sooner thp^better. "it Use opa'nish issue were one of those things which gave promise ot solving itself, it might be discreet to let it slide. But fresh pressure for action against Generalis- sirtio'Fratjcp is developing from e^sfejp Europe in support of Russia and 'France, who insist that his, regime is a menace to international peace. The. United States and Britain, while turning thumbs ddwri ori the Falangist government. cTofTt; subscribe to the thesis that it tens, pesic.e::.' ;.. ,' / • „,latest development is Po_; decision .tp sever diplomatic relktioris/ with. Spain. Rumania already .-had; made that .move last l'Tiday:V,tjrdrn the Polish embassy in-iiondoni also came the statement thaf.Polatid would'raise the matter.* 'in'"me 'Security Council and Y.the other United Nations to 1 rel'atiqns with Madrid. "~"~'ev of. course, the Span- ;jcan. government which , £$fte in -friendly France, ? thij' presidency of Jose Giral. is waiting • for ^fortune to give it the open sesafrie--that will crash the gates ofvthe* Spanish- capital. This represents the Leftist government which Francp overthrew in fte Irightful civil war .of-"1936.739. This Spanish-issue poses 'three far-reaching questions for 'the Security Council * to- answer —questions which win ' be" fundamental in determining the x long-range policy of'lh'eT United Nations. These are: "JR -Does:'Franco's Fascist government?— -aryany similar'regime represent -a— .menace to international peace^'Uffihe question of whether anJrusiSw'Stion involves peace is naturally^-of the - highest importance, -*and : this is emphasized in Russia'^ demand that the Security Coutioil!;drop the Iranian case on thergrbiHid that it doesn't threaten pefacefc'i f,-*>••*> '• • • : ->-< ' : 2,, If_the Franco regime is a menace to pieace,. what action shall be jaj'cvuby the -United-Nations. , f. jhijh jsn't inimical to .pedce, how/M£''5hall the'iUA'ifed ; Nations gc> 4rr« arete ffn'g" what 'form - of gov- erhmerri|Jj]Spain' —r, ,or any other cetastrjj ;T- shall or. shall not have. ItKey: [-tell us "that comparisons are'JjP^Adious,' : and -this column dqesqU, propose. to make any here, HombdljiL,it's;' irhpq'rtjmt. to "hole thatjPrahco's' gove'rhrheht isn't the orily one-in, the world which might be vhalteuged -as -not fulfilling the ideals of the-^tlnited Nations. This fact will have to.'be'"-taken into consideration in establishing a Hope Star Star of Hope- 1899; ProM Caiuolldated January 18, Published eVery weekday afternoon by Star Publishing Co., Inc. (C. E. Palmer and Alex. H. Washbufn) at the,Star building 212-214 South Walnut Street Hope, Ark. C. E. PALMER Presiderrf ALEX. H. WASHBURN Editor and Publisher Entered as second class matter at the Post Office at Hope, Arkansas, under the Act of March 3, 1897. (/^V)—Means Associated Press. "•» (NEA)—-Means Newspaper Enterprlsa Association. Subscription Rotet: (Alwoys Payable ir> Advance): By city carrier per week 15c Hempstead, Nevada, Howard, Miller and Lafayette counties, $3.50 per year; elsewhere S6.50. ction with the- Spanish situation that t I rf mentioned when I visHotfj Spain., recently,r It -%vpuld. be easy 'foajputside powers? to precipitate another civil war in that coun- 'tJgr- if the-Tnaher weren't handled wpth the utmost dlscaetidn. It may be that there 'are some who feel civil war •• Unnecessary; for a definite solution: However, : I am confi- dfent that,''-whatever form of government the general public , of Spain wishes, it most decidedly does not want to go through the horrors- of 1936-39 'again. ~"~ - --— : o *-. World Ignorance of Religion Is Grave Fault — Pope 'Vatican City, April 3 —(/P)— As- sgrting./Ehat.'ignorance of religion v<as a,primary fault;.today in a •world "suffering from many ills," Pope Pius XII broadcast to the catechetical congress' in Barcelona yesterday an- :appeal.-for • energetic propagation of the Roman Catholic doctrine. [Parents, teachers and priests throughput .the., .world, gairf the pontiff, must instill -the Christian suirit in the new generations so thjat, "fired with the love of Christ the peace of the future may be bftilt upon-them—the .only peace prthy of that name, which is a sristian peace." In sending his blessings to the Member of The Associated Press: The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for republication of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited In this paper and also tne local tews published hetein. National Advertising Representative — Arkon>o> Doilies. ' Inc.; 'Memphis Tetin., jrerick Building: Chicago, 400 NoKh Mich- igon Avenue; New York City, 292 Madison Ave.; Detroit, Mich., 2842 W. Grand Blvd.; Oklahoma City. 314 Terminal Bldg.- New Orleans, 722 Union St.. Arigry Japs Grab Their Own Premier Tokyo, April 8 — (UP) —Angry representatives of popular front organizations laid hands on Japanese Premier Baron Kujuro Shide- hara today in an attempt -tn prevent him from ' leaving a conference room. Cabinet secretaries rushed to Shidehara's rescue and enabled him to make a getaway. He was unharmed. The demonstration was the second in- two days. On Sunday, an estimated 20,000 people stormed the premier's official residence and hurled rocks. The riot was quelled when armed American MP's were called. " Today's incident .took place after Shidehara met for a half-hour with a group of .left-wingers who asked a number of questions on the shortage of food, and on the problems of farmers and" laborers. To all questions, Shidehara merely listened. "When leaders of the group demanded his resignation, the premier stood up and started to leave the room. "You cannot leave here," some one shouted. "We're not through yet." .,..''/• Some of, the crowd surged forward and there occurred a few uncomfortable moments in which Shidehara found, himself pushed this way and that/Then cabinet secretaries surrounded . him . and cased him'' out of the T,opm. The- outbreak yesterday was the most violent seen in Tokyo since the restoration of free speech and assembly in Japan. Shots were tired and- windows in Shidehara's iiome were smashed. . The demonstration began when 70,000 members of the Democratic People's League held a mass meeting in Hibya park to discuss reports that Shidehara's cabinet was attempting to form its own political party to perpetuate its power. — - -o— Keister Wins Mohcfay, April 8, 1946 , April 8, 1946 HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS" THMA SUFFrtERS FIND CURB FOR MISERY. BUE TO ASTHMA ATTACKS Supply Hashed Her* — Suffertrj Bijglc* * New hope for relief from distress of asth- *a mrpjyspis is announced today in reports (K «Uci{eijr with a palliative formula which Das the power to relieve asthmatic and bronchial congestion. Men and women who for- roerly suffered with dread coughing, choking, whaezinu! attacks of asthma paroxyiraa now tell of blessed relief after using it. EROMETJN cost* J3.00, but considering re- sutta eSge-riencged,. this is not expensive, amhunlsTo only a few pennies a dose. (^Ajjtion.tte only as directed.) PROMETIN is-idJii with strict moneyback guarantee by • ; J. P. Cox Drug Stores— ' "} Mai! Orders Filled. Masters' Tournament Augusta, Ga., April 8 — (UP) — As long as there is a masters' tournament at .the Augusta National golf course the 18th hole will be remembered at the one. where in 1946 Ben Hog'an lost a master's title and where Herman Keiser "backed" in to one. That was the topic of conversation all over town today and the discussion may never die. Keiser,' the Akron, O., pro, came up to the 18th hole yesterday needing a par to assure himself of the title and the $2-,500 first prize. He got off a good'drive but was long on his approach which seemed destined to carry him well beyond the green. But his ball hit the pin anc stopped on the green less than 2( feet from the hole and it lookec like he was "in." Then as some 2,000 of the 7,500 spectators looked on, he pushed a put some five feet beyond the cup and missec coming back to give him a bogey five, a 74 for the round and a 282 total. ' Table 18 COtNTY GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR I Population 1940 156,055 80,217 65,101 6i.309 60,461, 47,200 45,970 42,473 41.001 41,114 37,670. 37.176 36.143 36.043 32,770 .31, $74 31,151 30.204 29,822 2!>.S02 2S,3Sff 27,452 27,f60 26.S10 2R.735 26,427 26,046 25.867 25.SSO 25,052 . 25.64-3 • 24.43T 21.402 23.B20 22,651 22,133 21,536 21 133 8 20,970 19,369 .19,831 19,709 19.163 18,916 18,795 18,319 14,097 16.851 16.621 15,932 15,860 15,832 15.633 15,304 15,218 14,737 14.531 14,471 13,"300 13!, 134 12.834 12,570 12,51» . '11,942 1*786 11,497 10,831 10, «7 10,281 10,263 9.636 9,461 8,876 8,603 8,301 County Piiln.trt Mississippi .tpfforsnn .. ,,,„ .. Sohnsllnn trnlnn Pralffhon^ Phillip. rVlllolirlon 1 nrlnnrl Washington Pnlnsett Wlillo Rontnn , , St. Prnnols , „ Mfltnpstenrt Miller Onnnhlla (Trnpna Oilnmhlit r.nnakiy f-tny Phlrnl Doshil T.OO A shiny .Inflltann nrns.s : f.ngnii Wn n Ik no iv T>npo- Independence Arlcitnsns Hlnl-k f!ra«tfnri1 Tj^wripnna Wnntlrnlf f!nmvny Mnnrnn Voll Nnvartn hr.w r.lnonln ^iallnn • PtontSpftnj- .Inhnson Hahrtnlph Rrnrirov •.nf.ayolKv FJmvnVfl i T.ltlln nlunr Roono Pnlk SVnnhlln Ppnlrlo Snvlpp • HurroH Mri/llurm Ilnllna Rrnll niAhtirnn TrafA nievnlsnd Vi^n Ruppq 5?ppfry Plkn 1 Rhnpp NTawfnn rinipt Bnv'lftr Pnllnn «nnlhnnrt Marlon..: Mnhlgnnniry m .,',..„. Slnna , ' , • Ppri-y,, % ','• Tntnlo- •;•• „ •• Stale Average SlaU average per capita. Qen'l County Admlnls- trallve K.xpense 212,082.02 C9.907.55 60,037.83 44,277.30 63.100.39 54.2D3.C2 4S.S45.0G 69,707.50 67,363.,'!S 32,560.76 4!>.3a4.43 29,895.92 25,356.02 43,660.44 39,669.94 42,532.58 62, 504.83 3C,262.0. r i 4 7,45.1. SS 30,012.13 20,!)2D.65 23,101.26 4G.436.04 32,733.73 2S.1&4.92 • 26,075.79 33,884.35 31,684.82 29,070.12 34,342.76 23,043.89 28.729.40 42,384.47 1 24,338.55 32,395.96 27,351.27 28,096.92 30,212.37 26,262.34 21.9S2.42 27,109.10 211,310.72 37,432.77 : 40,224.41 23,436.27 15,979.00 22,952.67 2S,827.'I5 22,0"93.U9 22,054.13 18,030.56 18,407.53 23,236.25 21,791.93 13.567.3" 20.6&0.23 16.670-.20 1J, 937.37 16.606.27 11,436.12 1 9.570.10 15,631.52 13,434.62 12,066.52 15,040.63 13,405.19 9,420.32 l'U,338.59 13,013.4' 11,398.97 13,997.4, 12,515.9 12,863.8 10,085.1 10,789.2 $2;348;288.1' 31,310.5 ; 1.2 Qovornmcnt Other County Gen'l Exp. 379,710.11 79.453.5S 85,112,27 lSl,ii9S.!M 60,722.51 58. 60S.OO 38,9(i9.2o 65,240.27 52,174,40 46.272.0S S.SS2.50 37,990.42 39,101.09 21,782.61 23.S62.S6 50,238. IB 29.024.liS 23,926.77 43,619.82 51,321.13 25.S3S.9;! 64.527.!U! 17,151.26 20.9S3.8l 26,271.63 33,995.25 21,361.22 15.000.D1 14,735.61 20,534.38 22,702.54 30,634.60 24,313.37 19,529.20 14,235.04 11,299.55 15.717.11 26.032.54 8.632.07 19,298.20 20.10S.9.-I 15,239.67 22.7S0.50 24.2S1.72 9,496.24 13,433.75 14, 060. "19 10,052.26 13, SSI. 77 13, 333. 47 20,482.57 13 «19.23 13,490.75 16,578.00 13,643.27 10,216.68 3.615.S5 11.2SS.U4 8,433.70 8,335.45 9,510.01 7,SL'S.S7 8,895.52 6,211.31 8,024.66 6,90,").77 2,866.52 11,546.85 5,902.51 7,466.55 ''- 8.0S2.27 10,985.58 1,924.40 5,459.03 •7,259.65 ?2,207 f 818,8 29,437.5 1.1 Debt Service 40.397.10 3~.662.50 15,970.00 34,926.48 i7.93t.50 11.1171.55 4.540.0d 2,950.00 5,876.25 23.134.50 14,182.04 9. (i tl. 65 6,723.00 17,014.44 8,155.00 5,683.12 10,355.00 13.96D.OO 2,600,00 14.317.50 9,425.00 11.955.00 17.692.50 16,19,-.. 67 14,475.00 4,450.00 6,332.67 5.039.30 1,893/13 16.120.00 1.100.00 8,727.50 1.392.74 13.472.37 14.0.-.5.1S 3,950.00 •1,300.00 11,335.00 4,957.73 7,765.00 3, 947. US 1.300.00 4,550.00 4.200.00 S, 050.00 3.767.45 2,930.00 2.S50.00 5.233.07 2,798.50 6.427.94 4,512.93 2.S79.M 4,975.00 8.422.02 1,200.00 3,400.00 660.50 957.55 1,060.00 6,440.78 2,231.50 7.17(U3 3,300:00 v530.718.a5 7,076,21 .27 Ronds nml ' Hlghwnys $ 260,419. SO 234,729.57 114,247.3d 89,526.22 B2,0:i2.S!l 3:!.Cn!l..l-! 64,n.-,2.3r. ri!>.S2,"i.l!S r>9,oi;s.7s 33. (111. 30 Bl.791.19- B0.742.J14! B3,6,)7.S7. 39.107.5o 4I.O:iD.7n 58.755152 3S,40i;.'S7 1D0.03S.41 211. 7M.7>,! 4li,027.S2 2li.B3ii.Sli 21, 305.11 20,:'.ir..i;2 49.0IU.34 19. 07.",. OS 37,383.110 21,976.1,9 22, 521. 30 40,205,6,(J in.7i.s.ei) 4fl.2SO.4l o2,419.(i." 32,118.l?4 32,841.03 1S.411.3U 23,960.81 1 27, 647. OS 27.03S.G1 2S.234.S3 . 3n,. r >34.::i; 20, -103. 00 S3, 6 -13. 15 2S,01fi.:!f» 24,564.711 27,273.09 2S.3 10.29 52,593.34 20,7!';!.4(1 20.SU9.55 28.394.63 32,318. «U 15,010.0:! 2 1,3:, 0.720, 5:i2. OS 14.513.31 111, OS 1.33 26.099.80 17, 1 1)0. -17 14.S53.90 14.S2S.52 16. 4(11. 61 12,983.05 12,903.14 10,707.51 11,013.57 Il,n2'8.23 15,7S.Y5(i 9.S4I.30 I6.079.SS 17, 579. OS 15, r.45. OS 22, 143. SI 12,7«9.. - :f 13,007.37 $2,915.:!62.S)I 38,871.51 1.50 Tdlal Cost $ 893,239.03 387,753.20 20,-,. 427. 45 23S.27ti.10 1S2.S10.00 i:i:;,o!'.'i.20 is:!, ooii. 12 I82,::i3.4i; 1 44, 377. S7 11 4, 4 rir.. 7 3 1^677.53 12U.3R2.09 12S. 7H2.i17 109.363. 30 lii3.S24.90 1.10.2S-1.0:! 106,750.09 191.110.1 1 117,34 1.71 103, 151. 40 lKl.2S6.Or, 101, 902. 91 82.71S.10 loo.r.on.oi 113,464.22 92, HI! 1.17 si,osii.:i2 7S, 282.2.1 113,275.24 7 S. 6 6 0.7 9 114,119.41 103,5(17.47 .S2.31U.OO SI. 501. 33 68,9.15.211 S3.S91.S4 SI.991.U-J 7D.liiiO.42 70.908.25 PI. 22-1. 78 7!),flli9.2H 97.S00.41! 9(1.822.32 6S.SSJ.21 01,06-1.17 62,32:1.65 U9.23S.05 C. 0,7 l:).3 1) 57,607.13 71.457.76 CS, ill 5. -in r,3.773.fi2 BH.70n.72 6li.792.72 49.177.07 3!i.377.::S 60.17.-j. 61 47,373.51 37,424.06 40.3:;0.60 44, 43 -1. 94 3'8,192.33 36,155.07 42,204.82 32,529.53 27.015.07 44.231.riO 211,71 1. SO 34.915.40 40.71S.S2 44.54S.01 39. L' 13. 00 3.1, 4 S 'J.; SO 34,356.24 53,002,186.00 106,095.51 Per Capita Cost $5.73 4.S4 4.09 6.06 4.73 3.SS 2.9t 4.33 4.3.S 3.51 3.03 3.22 0.5S 3.57 3.35 4.S.1 4.S2 3.33 6.11 3.94 I1.03 4.14 ",7.i 3.01) 3.75 3.56 3-. 13 3.03 4.41 3.07 4.07 '1 ... 1 ::.4.-i 3.74 2.67 3.90 4.03 3,:is 3.3S •1.75 4.01 5.10 :.. 1 2 3.06 3.38 3. -I". 5.S7 y.'jii 3.03 4.52 4.31 3.44 S.liO 4.38 3.34 A., i 3 4.16 3.57 2.S6 3. If. 3.46 3.05 3.03 3..-.S 2.83 2.?.4 4.22 2.S9 3.42 4 24 4.71! 4.42 4.13 4.10 4.10 Expenditures In Percentage! o( Total Oen'l Co. Qov'm't i Admlnts* trnllve Expense 23.8 18.2 24.9 11.7 22.3 36.7 32.6 36.9 22.1 43.2 25.1 19.5 33.9 36.3 27.6 4 1/33.9 24. S 26.1 20.3 lu.r, •15.6 39. 5 25.4 27.9 36.6 38.1 37.2 31.1 29.3 25.2 40.9 29.0 38.3 46.4 33.5 35.5 37.2 31.0 2S.7 3i.O 3S.2 41.5 34.1 25.9 Sli.S 29.1 36.4 3S.3 25.2 26.9 43.3 36.5 27.3 42.0 33.1 35.1 30,5 23.7 35.2 35.2 33.3 35.6 41.2 34.2 36.7 43.8 32.6 34.3 2S.2 33.3 28.4 31.4 29.3 Other . County Qen'l Expi 42.5 20.8 32.1 47.B 25.3 32.5 29.3 30.1 28.7 32.2 7.8 31.7 30.2 16.9" 21.8 32.7 19.4 22.5 ; 22.8: 43.7 25.0 66.9 10.8 25.4. 26.0 36.4 23.1 18.5 18.3 18.1 28.8 . 26.8 23.6 23.7 16.9 19.2 18.7 30.8 12.2 27.2 21.5 I SI. 4 23.5 25.1 13.8 21.9 22.6 10.2 . 22.9 23.2 28.3 19.9 28.8 27.8 20.5 20. S 9.3 18.8 17.8 22.3 23.6 17.6 23.3 17.2 19.1 . 21.3 10.4 26.1 19.9 21.1 19.9 24.7 ' 4.9 1B.4 21.1 27.7 Debt Servlc* 4.8 .» 4.2 14.7 9.8 , *-8 , S.5. 1.8 4.1 £0.2 10.9 7.5 • 6,1 ri.l 7.6 Ts 10.0 13.7 3.1 15.3 • 11,6 ' - 15.3 15.5 20,6 12.T 4.2 7.7 5.9 3.2 19.2 : 1.2 12.3 2.Q 14.2 17.7 3.» 4.4 16.5 8.0 Ts 6.5 2.2 (7.3 6.1 12.0 7.7 7.6 4.7 ' 11.0 -. 7 -5 15.9 " 10.1 : 7.8 • ts.a - 20:0 ' 8.7 12.3 -1.5 3.3 2.6 12.2 B'.S 10.2 9.6 t.t Ro»d« And Brldgti 1S.1 «O.J 410 36.6 37.5 28.$ 1S.J 34.8 32.8 41.6 28.8 43.S 39.4 41.7 35.3 28.1 39.1 30.0 52.4 25.4 <4.7 23.8 • 23:9 32.0 48,6 aori 40.3 30iS 2»,7 35',8 21.» 35.S 31.3 i 3Q.O 38.» 31. a , 28.8 32.1 ' 38. 3 ' 39.8 . 35.0 23.9 34.4 29.0 35.8 44,2. 40.6 62.9 34:2 36.3. 39.7 47.1' : 2810 35.7 : 39,7 29,5 40.9 43.* 30.1 . 39.7 36.8 «.7,1. 34.0: • 35,1' 35.S . S3;8' 43.1 3B.7 33.1 : 4 O'.O : 43.1 ! 34.9 • 56.0 ' »e.» 3T.J l«.l. Sea-Going Casanova Wants to Divorce Seven Wives to Wed Mother of 6 Children Milwaukee, April 8 — (UP) — Merchant Seaman Joseph Vnrga, 34, Detroit, Mich., today told Milwaukee police that he would like to divorce seven wives and marry n woman who is the mother of his six children. Varga was charged with violating probation imposed April 0, 1944, on an abandonment charge involving his common-law wife, Helen Henderson. He was brought ito Milwaukee from Detroit, where he had'been living with wife number six. The dark-haired merchant- seaman readily admitted his marriages and explained that "gals Ike us seamen who come into own with a wad of dough." He aid customary procedure was to |o out and get drunk, get marled, then ship out again. The ength of his stay with a wife aned from three days to two months in most instances, Varga aid. He said he had decided to make clean breast of the whole busi- icss while in a Dctroil jail. He ex- Keitel Blames It All on Adolf Hitler Nuernberg, April 8—(UP)—Marshal Wilhelm Keitel, his voice quivering and his clenched fists pounding the witness box rail, testified today that he issued blanket orders for > Nazi war crimes be cause he was under the malign domination .of Adolf Hitler. In his final statement under di rect reexamination, Keitel fell back on his "soldier's :?aith" as a minion of Hitler in an impassioned attempt to exonerate himself of blame for the atrocity orders he admitted issuing. After the prosecution finished a blistering crossexamination Keitel was turned back to his own coun sel. He launched into an ideologi cal tirade summing up his stub born contention that as chief of the German high command he was a mere lackey of Hitler. "Persons not concerned—parti cularly foreigners—cannot -mder stand," he cried. "You have to know the fviehrer. You must know the circumstances under which I worked for years. "I raised my objections. The fuehrer would then raise his coun ter arguments which he considered congress ,the pope included "all of Catholic Soain. always an object of special affection from the vicar of Christ." His broadcast was in Spanish. o High.producing dairy cows require lapgei amounts of minerals in their feed. / GOOD FOOD IS ESSENTIAl TO GOOD HEALTH We Specialize in... • Choice Steak? • Chicken • Veal Cutlets • Fancy Salads GOOD COFFEE AND SOFT PRINKS AT ALL TIMES DIAMOND CAFE HERMAN SMITH, Owner Phone 822 Hops, Ark. decisive. He did so in that positive way peculiar to him. He pointed out the welfare of our soldiers and our people. "I will say that in the ever in- Teasing military urgency I rea lized the Tightness of such meas ures. I allowed myself to become convinced. "Thus I promulgated orders without consideration of the evil results. I may consider this a weakness, and of that I am guilty. But at any rate, the facts as I described them did exist, I ad milled I oflen had serious bouts with my conscience. "But one ^thine was certain — I would never disobey the leader .To me as a soldier, faith is something I I've figured which cannot be violated. I rnay]ball plays." have made' errors, but one thing you cannot' accuse me of—that I was cowardly, dishonorable or lacked faith." Under cross examination he ad mited earlier that many of the orders he signed violated international law and the soldier's code. It was on that noe that the prosecution wound up its examination of him. Sir David Maxwell Fyfe, British prosecutor, accused Keitel of once responding, "I don't c a '• e a damn", when a general protested ' VRS "satisfied in your own mind" after a conference with Hitter and Himmler thai thc recaptured prisoners were going to be 'shot. "That is not correct," Keitel said. "But you will agree," Fyfe persisted, "that you thought there was a grave possibility that these men would be shot." "I had some feeling they were in danger of their lives," he admitted. o Lookouts 7 Manager Is * Precise Gent. By BERYL SELLERS Chattanooga, Genn., April 8 — (/P)— Square-jawed Bert Niehoff directs his Chattanooga Lookouts with the precision of a Swiss watch. Although in his late 50's, Bert, a Colorado Dutchman and dean of Southern Association managers, is always .on the coaching line and many's the time that his keen thinking in directing base runners has netted a victory oul of. an almost sure defeat. He likes rookies and he's not the least bit worried when his squad is packed with youngsters—that's the game'a&d played lop notch ball all season." Philadelphia, April 6 —(If) —For six straight evenings, Dominick Guerra's .automobile disappeared from in front of his bar- 3er shop.-He always found-it later, abandoned a few blocks away. Tired of keeping track of the car, Guerra .sold it. Two days later he got n package in thc mail. It contained five duplicate ignition keys and an unsigned note reading: "Now you've sold your car, we'll have/no further use for these." him still. off case this year. Perhaps it's the Dutch in nut anyway Bert can't stay He's always on the go in season. If his team held a seven game lead with the end of the season a week away, he wouldn't be satisfied. He'd constantly be thinking of improvements that could be made. He's a man of a variety of trades — carpenter, automobile mechanic, salesman, and electrician He's a pretty fair golfer too. •Golf gives me a good chance to get off and really think things out," Bert remarked. "But just making the rounds of a golf course out quite a few base- CAT CLIMB Joliet, 111., April 8 —(/P)—George Langt'ord went up n tree after a cat, but the higher George went the higher the cat climbed. After four days of .this, Langford prevailed upon Will County Sheriff Ralph H. Newkirk. The sheriff wasn't able to entice the cat either but he called upon Steve Pasco, 21, a trusty, in jai" for stealing etc. Pasco made short work of rescuing the cat, whjch scurriec away to freedom, while Pasco went back to jail. plained that he got mixed up with another woman while living wilh wife number six and was jailed for alleged theft' of $300. Varna said he was cleared on, the theft charge, but then ho began thinking about his youngsters in Milwaukee, ranging in age from three lo 14 years, so he told Detroit authorilies that he was wanted for violating probation in Milwaukee. The seaman asked Detective Ward Woltor for n pencil and paper and wrote down the icllow- ing list of marriages: 1. .Tcwei Hoaglund, Chicago, 1929,. with whom he lived a week, 2. Hazel Smith, Meridian, Miss., in 1939, three weeks. 3. Grace Boryzn, Cleveland, Ohio, in 1942, three weeks. '4. Billic Mac Price, New Orleans. La., in 1943. three days. 5. Ruth Holies, Baltimore, Md., 1943, eight days. 0. Lucille Hodges, Detroit, July 13. 1944, three weeks. 7. Carolyn Parker, Houston, Tex., Oct. 19, 1945, two months. 1- Market Report POULTRY .Chicago, April 3 irm; .receipts (two days) 404,937; 92 score A 46; 90 B 45 341 39 45 Ir4; 88 cooking 44; in cars; 90 B 45 3-4; 89 C 45 14; 88 cok ng 44. ' • 'Eggs. • irregular; receipts (2 days) 68,050; U. S. extras 1 and 2 ocal lots 3436, cars 30.1; U. S. extras 3 and 4 local lots 33-34, cars 35; U. S. standards I and 2 ocal lots 33; U. S. standards 3 and 4 local lots 32; current receipts 31-31.5; dirties 29.5; checks 29. NEW YORK COTTON New York, April 8 — (/P)— Cot on futures sold-off as much as .11.0 a bale today in a nervous market reflecting confusion among he traders over price control developments. There was considerable profit taking encouraged by he sharp rise on Saturday to new 22 year highs. Liquidation was also influenced by Washington's pro diction that the passage of the price control extension act with he Pace parity raising measure as a rider would be vetoed. Some juarters doubted that the farm jloc could muster enough votes to override such a veto. Spot cotton market was steady. Later afternoon prices were 45 o 75 cents a bale lower. May 28.10, Jly 29.20, Oct 29.25. GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago, April 8 — (Pf)— May •ye moved well ahead most of the time again today on continued strong short covering demand and stock loss buying. At one time, the delivery was up :he 5-cent limit allowed in a single day's trading at $2.34 14 a aushel, another new 26year peak price.'All other deliveries of the grain remained at $1.46 1-2 ceilings. The demand for oats which usually accompanies a strong bulge in rye was absent and prices for all deliveries, except May, were weak. Wheat, corn and barley finished again at ceilings of $1.83 12, $1.21 1-2 and $1.26 1-2. Oats were un changed to 78 oont lower than Sat urday's close, May 83cent ceiling PRODUCE rye unchanged to 3 34 cents ahead, —(/f 1 )—. Butter, ,May $2.32 "34—2.33. ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Stockyards, 111., April 8 —(/P)— Hogs, 6,500i around 15 per cent of run weights under 160 Ibs; ;ood and choice barrows and gilts 14.80; sows and stags mostly 14.05; few cull sows 12.50; ex- Iremely heavy stags 13.75. "Cattle, 2,500; calves, 1,200; neai> y 40 loads steers on sale making up about 50 percent of total run; uproximaloly 17 percent of i>.e ceipts cows; choice steers up to 17.UO; good to choice 15.50;16.75; lew medium to good 14.05-15.25; choice mixed yearlings 16.65; medium and good largely 12.5016.00; common and medium beef cows: 1.5012.00; odd head good 12.0013.00; canners and cutters V.OO- 9.00; good beef bulls around 14.00 25; medium and god sausage iulls 11.5013.00; choice vealers 17.90; medium and good 13.00- lfi.50; nominal range slaughter steers 11.00-17.50; slaughter h*if ers 1U.00-17.50; stocker and feeder steers 10.5016.25. Sheep, 2,000; receipts include four doubles western and south western lambs; no early action. SKIN SUCCESS SOAP and OINTMENT Old Age Pol icy Pays up to $ 100 a.Month! Needed Protection. Ages 65 to 85,. Costs Only 1 Cent a Day The Postal Life & Casualty Insurance Company, 5504 Postal Life; Building, Kansas City 2, Mo., has a new accident policy for men and women of ages G5 to 85. It pays up to $500 if killed, up to. $100 a month for-disability, new surgical benefits, up to $100 a month for hospital care and other benefits that so many older people have wanted. And the cost is only 1 cent a day, $3.65 a year! Postal pays claims promptly; more than one-quarter million people have bought Postal policies. This special policy for older people is proving especially attractive. No medical examination — no agents will call. SEND NO MONEY'NOW Just write us your name, address and age—the name, address and relationship of your beneficiary—and we will send a no]lev for 10 days' FREE INSPECTION. No obliga-. tion. Write today. —Adv i against an order to shodi: recaptured prisoners of war who had escaped. "No, not like that," he cried, "but I did say something sililar." He admited that the fate of 50 British airmen who had escaped was sealed at a conference of him self, Hitler and Heinrich Himmler. The Royal Air Force officers about whom Keitel was questioned escaped from the notorious Stalag Lult III. Fyfe asked him whether A native of Louisville, Colo Bert began his professional baseball career with Pueblo, Colo oC the Western League in 1008. ' He- spent 14 vears as an infielder in major and minor leagues. He came to the Southern Association in 1922 as manager of the Mobile Bears. He directed the Alabamians to the pennant that year. In ]925 he was at tht; helm of the Atlanla Crackers when Ihe Georgians drove to the Hag. His Chflttnno""" Lookouts won the pen nant in 1932. tie nas spent one year each as manager of the Little Rock and Knoxville club= nf 1'-- o...,4v,^..., Bert returned to Chattanooga in 1945 after an absence of 13 years and directed a team that had oeen picked for the cellar, to second place in final Southern Association stf"rUn»s. "Don't give me any credit," re- marxed Niehofl' at the end of the season. "We just had a bunch of hard fighting rookies who were n four months, we've put service in for thousands of people who have been waiting longest. But the new demand for service—both business and residence, particularly from returning veterans—is greater than ever before. That's why, even though we've connected 175,000 telephones, there are still 235,000 people in the Southwest waiting for service. During the coming months, we'll get service to thousands more who are waiting. But where we have complicated equipment to install in telephone off res, the job will take time. We're hard at work! We hope to keep up the pace of the last four months or make it even faster. Our aim is to give everybody quicker and better service than ever before- SOUTHWESTIRN BILL TELEPHONE COMPANY Jt is not necessary to call the business office »bout your order. We'll get in touch with you fail when we are able to give you service. Social and P< ana i crsona Phone 768 Between 9 a. m. and 4 p. m. I Offers Life ,-j Social Calendar NOTICE The Tea announced for Saturday afternoon at the Methodist Parsonage for Mrs. T'nul Martin has been cancelled due to (he fact the Bishop and Mrs. Martin will be delayed in route to Mope and Will not arrive here in time. NOTICE ~~ The Luncheon meeting of the John Cain Chapter D.A.R. has been postponed from Wednesday, :>Annl 10 to Wednesday, April 17. All members please note the change of date. Monday, April 8 Business Women's Circle will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Mrs. J. O. Murphy. Tuesday, April 9 The Mope Iris Garden club will meet lucstlay aflemon at 2:,'id at ,., h ? mc of Mrs - f-ahroy Spates with Mrs. C. II. Hamilton as as- socuile hostess. Mrs. Arch Moore ()wi!l present the program. The Euzclian Sunday School class of the First Baptist church will meet Tuesday evening at <:3() at the home of Mrs. Byron Hefner with group •! as hostess. The Winsome Sunday school class of the First Baptist church will meet Tuesday evening at 7:30 i\i thc home of Mrs. James McCullough for its regular monthly business and social meeting. j Mrs. Gus Maynes Sunday School class will meet Tuesday evening at 7 o'clock at the church for its regular business and social meeting. All members are urged to be present. The Alathean Sunday School class of the First Baptist church will meet Tuesday evening at 7:30 nt the home of Mrs. Jesse Brown on North Hcrvcy street with Mrs. Owen Nix and Mrs. John Brill as associate hostesses. 3Wednesday, April 10 The Paisley P.T.A. will meet Wednesday aflernoon at :; o'clock at the school and the executive board will meet at 2:HO. A full attendance is urged. Friday, Aprjl 19 A pre-school clinic will be held at the office of the llempstoael County Health Nurse in the Court house on Friday, April 19. Dill. E. Smallwood of Arkadelphia. will be the examining doctor. All .•.mothers with children who will '.-'enter school in September or at mid-term are urged to bring the children for examination. The clinic will open at 1- o'clock in the .afternoon. Mrs. Herbert Cox Hostess To Rose Garden Club The Rose Garden Club met Friday afternoon at the homo of Mrs. Herbert Cox in Fulton. The meeting was opened with the Lord's Prayer .and Mrs. Thomas Bri-w- sler, president presided over the \ business session. It was announced 'that the -Dedication Program for Hcmpsl_.ad County's War dead would be held at the Hompslcad County courthouse on Sunday, April 14. Mrs. S. L-. Miu-pliy presented an RIALTO N W MOST MEN WANT! BUT SHOULDN'T { HAVE Added — LATEST NEWS • IB DEANMA DURBIN fBANCHOI TONE CHARLES .— Feoturettes — • IT'S YOUR MOVE • FILM VODVIL and introduced Miss Kathorinc Cox interesting program oh butterflies who plnycd a piano solo "Butler- Hies . Miss Marilyn Shiver displayed her collection of butterflies n, l °J» thc hislory of Ihum. Miss Uetty Murphy played "Blue Under- fics and Mrs. J. C. Carllon told Ihe story "Yellow Bullnrflies" In Ihe hat making contest. Mrs. b. L. Murphy placed first with a hal made of flowers from her Harden. During the social hour the hostess served delightful clefreshments to H members and four guests. Corning and Going M, 1 '- -"lid Mrs. R. T3. McRae of Little Hock and Mr. and Mrs. William Glover and son Dorscy David of Malvern are gue.sls of Mr and Mrs. Dorscy McHae Sr. Mr and Mrs. W. B. Ruggles and family and Mrs. Truman Humphries and daughters spent Sunday in Hot Springs visiting Miss Lucille Ruggles, Mr. and Mrs. Dexter Bailey and litlle daughter,' Janice and Mr. and Mrs. Leon Buncly and son, J-ack spent Sunday in Hot Springs visiting Mr. and Mrs. William L. Buncly and son Billy. Charles Clifford Franks and Charles Thomas, Jr., of Henderson Stale Teachers college, Arkadel- plua spent the week end wilh home folks here. Gibson Robertson of Henderson State Teachers college, Arkadelphia, spent the week end with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Rob- ci Ison here. William 'Parker, 4C, former newspaperman,commentator and lecturer, says lie's serious in offering lo be a "guinea pig" in the Bikini Atoll atomic bomb tests in May. -He believes the tests should dolcrmino the 1 rc- sulls of radioaclivily on humans. Mrs. Tommie Kinnebrew of New Orleans. Lu.. is visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. O. D, Butcher here. Man Held for Threatening Pres, Truman By MERRIMAN SMITH Chicago, April a — (UP)— President Truman arrived ?n Chicago for an Army Day speech Saturday pay ;i lew minutes after police liiicl gone into (lie waiting crowd and taken into custody a man accused of writing threatening letters to the president. Just before the presidential spc- cial pulled into the union station at 9:02 a. m. CST, police and secret service agents picked up a native ol Germany who was carrying a brown package. The package contained only a rolled up dirty shirt, but milhori- tins said the man lincl been writing "bothering and threatening letters ' lo tlie president. Secret service agents and police continued to go through the crowd waiting "or n glimpse of ihe cnief executive in search of other persons reported to have written "crank" letters to the White House. I hey carried photographs of the persons being sought. Police identified the man who was taken into custody as Curt 'H Apel. f>3. Agents said they iclcnti- liecl him through one of tho oho tographs. Apel refused to make a state menl and police took him to head quarters fur questioning. About 5,000 persons were waiting in the railroad station when the presidential special arrived. More than 500 city police, shore patrol men and military polite were on hand to keep order. The president waited aboard the train for a few minutes and greet 1 cd Chicago's Mayor Edwr.-c! J Kelly. At 9:30 a. m. he walked through the cheering throng, wav ing his hat and smiling. He left he .station in a motorcade through the crowd jammed loop to the blaekstonc hotel. I It had rained during the 'light but shortly before Ihe president arrived the clouds began to break and the sun came out. aside nl least one acre per cow for a permanent system of annually seeded legumes. In addition supplemental pastures of Sudan grass, millet, and lespcdeza should be provided. These supplemental pastures would make hay or soil- building if not needed for pasture budan grass gives excellent results when planted on fertile soil. A leaflet telling how to use DDT lo control certain livestock and household pests has been distributed and additional are now available at our office. Mixture of a powder containing 50 percent DDT with water is recommended lo form a spray. The leaflet gives warnings against the poisonous effects of DDT improperly used. o Columbus Senior and Junior Class Play Wednesday The Junior 'and Senior class of Columbus High School will present Man in the Green Shjrt" at the high school auditorium Wednesday night at 8 o'clock. 9 Deer Released by Game V/ardens at Grassy Lake Nine deer were released in the ill area around Grassy Luke Saturday by Lester Wade and Earl Barlium of the Arkansas (Jama & 1'ish Commission, arid 10 more will be released next week. Co-operation of all cilizens is •asked in thc protection of these wild animals. The Doctor Says: By Dr. WILLIAM A. O'BRIEN Written for NEA Service The extra weight which many of us put on during the winter should be shed before we yield to that impulse lo gel out in tne open •and exercise. Our hearts arc a year older than they were this time last year, mid they, loo, should be given a chance lo pick up the slack before we try lo do the things we did last summer and lall. Men in the middle and'the early parl of lale life with weakened hearts may pay the penally for trying to bo loo aclive on the golf course or the tennis courl in the spring. The legs acl as a brake on Ihc body lo prevent injury lo Ihe hcail. Most athletics find lhal al about the age of 40 their legs lire moic easily and Ihcy lose Ihe abilily lo co-ordinate their movements perfectly. DIET BEFORE EXERCISE Most sedentary workers have a tendency to put on weight during DOROTHY DIX Woman Proposes Dear Miss Dix: I have met the thought he did" man of my dreams and I want to marry him. He doesn't make much money and has been hesitant in making love to me, and I thought H was because of financial reasons. So I finally proposed to him and he didn't say "yes" or "no". He only wanted lime to think it over. Several limes I have been real persistent and raised my temper begging him to say "yes". I am not in doubt that he loves me because I know he does, and now I think he is just afraid to gel married. How can I make him really want to get married? ANSWER: Well, daughter, 'yoii know that there are certain unwritten laws of courtship by which men are bound. One is that when a man asks a girl lo marry him and she declines, he accepts her decision in a sporting spirit and turns his al- teniion elsewhere. He doesn't make her life miserable ,.,_.,uv.ni.jr i u JJLI,. un vvmjjni tuning , "'«*«: ner i 11 e miserable the winter, and there is a great i with his importunities. Now that temptation to work this off througn women are doing the courting and exercise. But that is not avdisable, i Popping the question they should lor the heart, which has had to respect the same traditions carry an extra load all winter, may HA S VIRTUALLY SAID "NO" HOI l)P 1)1 \friP\r i1r\r\r\ i- U ,-..-,„ Vrtl 1 ITI ifj-i 4 nl .-1 < L. I _ . ._ i t. _. . not be in very good shape. «ri»»fc_| VJ f-l I LS I 1 V*f You have told this man that you "m ' guua sna P°- iuu " a ve iom mis man that you Ihc proper procedure is to diet| lov c him and want to rrrarry him and to get rid of. the excessive «nd, either because he doesn't Wf»1 fn 1 :i MM f IT *Tti i r. K.•.,•<:.•. „ .«„., _i.. ' \»;n n f if m i f «». ™ ...ir_ t . . _,, o — •• 1^%^ w*. n nj tALUOOlVU weight, and then to begin a graduated exercise program. Shortness ol breath on exertion results from failure of the heart to pump enough blood to the lungs to replenish the oxygen and • — —»-«uuw it\* wwt:aii L want you for a wife, or he feels that he is not in a financial position lo marry, he has virtually said "no" to you. At any rate, he is stalling for time, and no ardent lover does that. to get rid of the waste. It may, Also, in being so persistent and i course, also be caused by emo- Practically trying to hound this onal stress. man into marrying you, you are During the winter, sedentary taking the worst possible way of workers who experienced short- getting him, for men still like the ness of breath on exertion took it illusion that they are the pursuers easier, which, in turn, caused more and "ot the pursued in the love fat to accumulate. chase. XERCISE GRADUALLY You say that you think the young The average person has a lot of man is afraid of marriage Per- heart reserve which he never na P s it is that he is afraid of you uses, but sudden demands on the because you have given him rea- «u^.j, wni, auuuuu uumanas on me •-"-'-""oi.- .yuu nave given mm rea- heart may cause it to fail in spite son 1° believe that if he married o£ this fact. If the exertion is ? ou < y°" would be so determined gradual und followed by sufficient to always have your own way and rest, it will not be long before the S et what you wanted that you heart can respond in an efficient would dominate him and henpeck the life out of him. As I see it, your best play is to drop your lovemaking for a while. Leave him alone. Let him think you have gotten over your infatuation. If he thinks he has lost realize than he way. The open air calls us at this lime of Ihe year, and Ihcrc are many ways in which we may enjoy Ihc benefits of healthful exercise. A daily walk, work around the yard, a Victory garden, or a few holes of golf will get us into condition for heavier exertion later. The heart is a muscle, and, like other muscles, it becomes sore and tired irom unaccustomed use The sore body muscles which always lollow unusual exertion arc common lo all, even young people. Get your weight clown, start out gradually, .arid rest at regular intervals, or nave a physical examination and be guided by physician's advice, •o- your HIRES HOUSE DETECTIVES Indianapolis, April 4 — (If) — G A Growden, a Veterans Administra- ,tion employe, gave a new twist to the house-hunting problem today . tic has engaged a private detective agency to help him and his wile lind living quarters. "I asked the agents to find some place by the end of April," Grow- uen said, "but they said they couldn t promise anything." County Agent Notes _ Sweet potato diseases are carried by diseased slips. The use of mnjor reason that our sweet potato diseased plants in the past is a industry is not larger. All sweet potato slips offered for sale under •any conditions must be inspected by the Arkansas State Plant Board. Application for inspection should be made by May 1, or earlier, if plants will be ready for sale before that dale. Weevils are in Southern Louisiana so no plants will be received from there. About one in 10 farmers of the county will receive a ••landownership" survey form from the Bureau ol Agricultural Economies United States Department of Agriculture at an early dale. This information , is needed. Farmers receiving the' forms may secure assistance in' filling out for return by calling at the Extension Service Office Cotton planted before the soil is warm grows very slowly, requires extra cultivation, unci may be killed by cool weather. With'the limited supply of desirable seed available and the continuing shortage of labor it is especially important had been jealous of? NinaT .soine"- that planting bo delayed until soil ! how, Nina simply hadn't existed -is warm. April l;jlh is early enough • • • • as it is not unusual for 'temperatures to drop into the thirties in ! April. by Hazel Heidergptt XXXI Ann froze up inside, and with an effort brought her attention back to Millicenl, who .was still talking. •-,••• "You must have taught him that, Ann, and made your own contribution to American literature. It 11 be a best seller, I'm sure—" Ann wondered what it was she had taught him, and then she heard his voice, "iii Milly—your ear's at the gate. Thc mechanic said it was just a— Oh, hullo, Ann. 1 didn't know you were back." Millieent put her hat back on — at the proper angle, Ann noted, always had to have a mirror to with detached admiration. She do that. Then she stood up and said. "If my ear's ready, I must run along. Thanks, Colin. Goodby, Ann. It's been nice knowing you." She walked briskly down the path. When she was out of sighl, Colin turned lo Ann and said, "Oh, Ann-girl, how I've missed you!" Me swepl her into his arms and kissed her suddenly averted cheek. Then he stood" back to look -at her. • "What's wrong, my dear.' You aren't ill, are you?" "No, I'm all right," Ann saTcT and thought delaehcdly that even her voice sounded frozen. All her anticipated pleasure at seeing Colin had evaporated, and her de- lighlet joy in just being alive seemed lo have turned to dust and ashes. Only once did she speak on the way back lo the house. "When is your book coming out, Colin?" "In October sometime." "You always get your copies before they go on' sale, .don't you?" "llm? Oh, sure." Colin made no explanation of Millk'cnt's presence in Port Drake, and Ann would have died rather than question him. For the first time she knew jealousy, bitter and burning. She never MaiTiic-Sinilh-Co. '. DIxIribtiM by NliA SERVICE, INC, parcntly potent. What could have upset Ann ,so?' He lay. sleepless for a long \ -i i. -- v -,--f"^«.> -»ui a long while listening ,tp. Ann's i regular . breathing.' Finally'- lie Cropped off | into a doze, to be roused by a low i moan from Ann's bed. In a mo- mcn . l: Ije was awake, half out of the bed. to find Ann fumbling with the light. He reached out and .turned H on. -What is it, Ann? What s wrong?" Aim stared at him, her eyes wide and dark in a face white as paper. "Something has happened 10 Jock— 1 have to go to him—" She was out of bed, and hurrying toward her clothes. Colin sprang up, and caught he.' as she swayed. Her body was cold, .and she pushed him away. H 5f'°, 1° go lo hi m— something dreadful has happened- oh, Colin, 1m Inghtened!" she wailed ''. Ann ' . Ann — be reasonable. Nothing' has happened to Jock i i vc i- h i ltl !1 "iehtmare. Get into bed, child —you'll be ill—" "I must go —it wasn't a dream. 1 teil you, something awful has happened — I must go to him — " bic was fumbling with her clothes, dogged determination on but her hands were her lace, trembling. rn i-n ,- °c. Hell probably want my scalp for U l ' 1 Green spring pastures should remind dairymen lo prepare for the ' hot, diy slimmer months by selling Mystery and Swing PLUS Boogie Woogie Dream she had been something ethereal and unreal until the- wedding. Then she had been Jock's wife, and one simply wasn't' jealous of a man's wife. But it seemed thai one could be jealous of a man's former wife. Colin threw his book across the r o o m. -and poured himself a drink. Ann had gone to bed. Ann had gone to bed and hadn't kissed him good night. Hell! what was wrong with Ann? It couldn't be meeting Milliecnt— she had known about Millicenl before, and had taken her existence wilh equanimity. It was loo bad that he couldn't explain Millicent's presence in Port Drake to A)in, but he could scarcely lell her- that she had been brought there to exert a little blackmail on Ann's behalf. She had done it rather well, too. Bculah had capitulated neatly, and probably could be counted (in to be Ann's champion in the future. Colin was glad lhal he had remembered that Millk-enl had something on Beul'ah. He didn't know what it was, but it was ap- a P 1 , li(nfi , '"'""up at this "lime ui night, but I'll phone him to prove to you he's all right. Then will you go back lo bed?" "Phone him," she said. Colin cursed himself for a fool •as lie put in the call. Nina's voice answered almost immediately. "Yes?" "Nina—sorry to disturb you — this is Colin. How is Jock?" Even as he said it, he realized how silly U sounded. "He'll live I .lust got in from the hospital," Nina said wearily Ihen, m sudden comprehension, Wlial do you know about H?" "About what? .Sorry; Nina. I'm being stupid. What is wrong with JOCK , pear Dorothy Dix: I have a neighboring family wilh four children, the oldest being four years old. They arc dirty and uncared for and have no home training whatsoever. They do not even have the proper food. The parents are always on the go and the children sponge on the neighbors, always begging for food. The five-monlh- old baby is so filthy that it is nauseating. What can I do to rid myself of the pests? NEIGHBOR ANSWER: You can report the case to the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children and it will sec that the youngsters are belter taken care of. Possibly that may make the parents so mad that they will move out of the neighborhood. But people who permit themselves to be victimized, as you are deserve little sympathy. For if you had any courage and backbone, you would simply lock your sponging neighbors out of your house and tell them frankly that they are not welcome. When we are the victims of deadbcats, it is our own fault. Dear Miss Dix: I am a teen-age girl in love with a married man who has a sweet wife who believes in him. I have to slip around to go wilh him and I am afraid my mother or his wife will find out about it. He doesn't want me to go with anyone else. What can I do? I can't give him up and I can't have him. ANSWER: You can use a little common sense. And if you will add to that trying to follow the Golden Rule, you will have your problem solved in a jiffy. Your common sense will tell you that having an affair with a married man will ruin your life and is bound to end in disgrace. You are wasting your youth on a man who can t marry you and who will keep every other man from marrying you, and you will be left with nothing but bitter regrets for hav ing been such a fool. And the Golden Rule will tell you to treat other women's husbands as you would want them to Consolidation Continued from Page One on certain glaring weaknesses in Arkansas county government," it was staled in Ihe letter of transmittal, "and Ihe Council recommends that serious consideration be given the following: "1. Consolidation of Counties — Many Arkansas counties are too sin-all for efficient administration. Revenue is not sufficient to meet increasing demands for essential services. Consolidation into larger administrative units would provide for services which cannot now be adequately furnished by many of the smaller counties. "2. Classification of Counties — Under existing law all Arkansas counties have practically the same number of officers and thc same administrative set-up. The amount of work to be performed in smaller counties does not require the same number of offices needed by larger ones. Counties should be classified so that organizational cloth may be cut to fit the pattern. "3. Salary Schedules — A large' number of pur county offices at present are financed by fees. As a result there is little or no control over the expenditures of these offices. This system makes it impossible to properly budget county revenues -and-,expenditures. T.hus, adoption 1 .*' "of Isa'lary • sfhe'dulos jfc-r. all county officials would seem highly desirable. "4. Reassignment of Duties — In all but 13 Arkansas counties, the office of sheriff and tax collector are combined. Since the work is in no way related, it is suggested that the two be separated and the responsibility for tax collection be transferred to the county treasurer. "5. Revision of Asesssment and Collection Methods— A sludy of as-* sessmenls reveals lack of equality in properly valuations. In order to place the burden of properly taxation on an equitable basis, lh,e system must be revised. Also, too much time elapses between the assessment and the collection of property taxes. It is recommended that Ihey be assessed and collected in the same calendar year. "Some of thc changes suggested above can be made by legislative action; others would require con- slilutional amendments." It's Not Continued from Page One apartment — "flats," as they're known here. Soon alter coming io London, I made it my business io gel lo know housc-agenls on Ihe social plane, for il's quilc hopeless just dropping in on them in the course ol ousiness. Bit by bit, I did get to know one or Iwo of Ihem in a sort of reidnly way. Charming fellows, some of them, but when it comes to business — well, they're nol exacuy philanlhropisls. And you can't al- .ogelhcr blame Ihem. As a great favor, one did gel me the oll'er of parl of a house, unfurnished. The building had been blitzed and was undergoing repairs, which would take three montns to "lie was in -an automobile ac-1complete. If I was prepared to - .. „- „ ... -it <i xt LI l.V/1 HVJU1 !(_' tlU" eulent. He had been drinking. 1 here was a girl with him. She's dead. Nina s voice was toneless repeating facts for Colin's cnlighli (Ml 111 nil I tl"* enmcnl. vul 1 .J./JV IV^ . Al A YYUO l^l UJ./Ctl WU l\J hand out 20 dollars a week, install my own stove, refrigerator, and general kitchen fittings at my own expense, sign for a three-year's 'enancy, undertake not to sub-let, uniiiem. i tenancy, unaeriaive not io suo-ict, "I'm sorry, Nina. Is there anv-| an ^ when leaving, agree io have thing I can do?" " " I the premises re-decorated to the "You might drive in tomorrow " "Do you want me tonight?" "No, I'll take a scdalive and get some sleep. Good night. Colin." He turned from .... ,,..„., Ann. "Jock will be .all right. value of 300 dollars; why, then, the place was mine! Then a friend introduced me to another agent. Here, there was a NEW DISCOVERY in a Hearing Aid A big improvement has been made in a hearing aid now welcomed by thousands. Accepted by Ihc Council on Physical Medicine of Ihe Anierican Medical Associa- lion. It is a new hearing aid that does not require separale battery pack, battery wire, battery case or garment to bulge or weigh you down. So small it fits in thc hand, Thc tone is clear and powerful. So made lhal you can adjust it yourself lo suit your hearing as "your hearing changes. The makers of Beltone. Depl 2731, 1450 W. 19lh Slreet, Chicago 8, 111., are so proud of their achievement that they will gladly send free descriptive book- - -*>,i,i. nun octi ~ «-~ «...., M ^^w^*^ v* jjiu^i. j let and explain how you may gel a there-, holding her hand. Soon chairs and a table." I full demonstration of this remark- she slept, bul Iherc was no more j "And I'm lo pay 800 dollars for able hearing device in your own sleep for him that night. that?" I exclaimed increduously. home without risking a penny (To Be Continued) I The rigent eently explainer) (jnitp I Write Beltone t-'dfiv AI^ nigni. UOlIll UIIWI.IIL.I a&uui. aiuii;, LIIUUU wuo « the phone to mcc 1'1'le self-contained flat in a -- ,.,v.>. ,v,,i w .all right. n c I block, wilh lift, central heating was hurt in an auto aecidenl. I'll | an d, from thc initial description, lake you in to see him tomorrow," i everything in Ihe garden looked he said soothingly. "Now will I lovely. And the rein was only 15 you go to bed, Ann?" |dollars a week. But the owner in- She seemed a.lillln H/iynrt --MO,,, isislcd on Ihe new tenant takins She seemed a. litlle'dazed. "Now sislcd on Ihe new tenant H-- acumen a.iuue dazed. "Now Blsll - u u " " lt: "ew lenaiu laKing go to bed." she said docilely 'uver some furniture in the place— ilin brouahl n ylas« nf >,.-,(n,'. a mere $800 worth. c-,..- , „ ... — ^, , «j* tw on J V* 14UV. J IC -IJ , Colin brought a glass of walei and two small white tablets to Ann, and she look them unques- lioningly. "Slay here, Colin," she said, reaching out her hand. a mere $800 worth. "But," 1 expostulated, "I have my own furniture." "These extra things won't be in your way," the agent assured me uuci, rcacning out her hand. your way, me agent assured me. He turned on the light and sat "There are only a couple of plain 111" 1 IV' HfllH in u l-wii> K ••> >-> ^t O pli a i l*e *_i Mrl -j 1 •] 1^1 n *' Teachers Ask Hike in State Income Tax Little Rock, April 8 — (#•)— The representative council of the Arkansas Education Association- has approved a proposal that Arkansas residents pay state income taxes based on a fixed percentage of their federal income taxes, J E Ramsey, superintendent of schools at Fort Smith, said ysterday. Ramsey sponsored the proposal at the AEA council meeling here last week. Such a plan would eliminate necessity of filling.put a state income tax form and would reduce number of employes necessary in the state income tax division, Ramsev said. He said the state's income tax total last year based on 10 percent of federal'payments would have been approximately 10 million dollars compared to actual collections of around three million. BishopMust ,-,; Continued fVojn Page One >!i • • Hot Spring circuit court was af- iirmed in awarding $3,000 judgment for Emma Lee Moore, seven- year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs John Moore, Malvern, for injuries she suffered May 14, 1944, when struck by a freight train at a Mai vern crossing. Both the parents and the railroad company charged negligence, the railway contending the child's mother permitted the litlc girl to run ahead of her in a perilous position, and the parents contending that the railroad did not sound warning signals at the approach of i n a i »««-i >»-\ the train. . The Supreme Court upheld a Same chancery decree thai the lease of American Cyanide & Chemical Corporation to certain bauxite ore properties was valid. The decree direcled S. E. Evans, a-contractor lo make an accounting with the company for ores he had mined irom the properly involved . I] 16 , corporation and Evans both held leases to the properties. The lower court found that Evans had notice that the corporation previously had leased the land before he acquired his lease and commenced operations. disarmingly and candidly, lhal the "furniture" was merely a method of driving a cart-and-horse through the law. "You see," he informed me, "by aw, the owner can'l let Ihis flat or more than 15 dollars weekly. ,° ,'£. is his wav of gcting over the difficully." I'm slill looking for a house. A weight of 188 pounds can be supported by a silver wire l/12th ol an inch in diameter. Coal Strike Nowhere Near a Settlement By United Press Two major strikes were ended today but a new threat rose in the shipbuilding induslry and no set tlemcnl was in sighl in the Week ol «, shutdown of soft coal miners. The Marine and Shipbuilding Workers (CIO) announced it has senl 30 day strike notices to Secretary of Labor Lewis Schwellen bach, because of shipbuilders' re fusal to comply wilh a wage award. A slrike of Ihis union would call out 75,000 workers in 18 plants on both coasts. Busses and trolleys in Detroit rolled for the first time in a week as 5,000 transit workers rclurned to duty Also Ihe Briggs Manufac tunng Co., Detroit, announced 13 men who had been idle because of a strike of 113 CIO truck drivers were back at work after drivers agreed to arbilrale their wage dis pule. Basis of a settlement was reached ' today in the Akron, O., strike of 450 CIO transil workers and early resumplion of slalled public transportation there was forecast. • Only one minor issue remained to be settled in the Inlernalional .Harvester walkout as negotiations were resumed in Washington. Setlement .of the Delroil slrike reduced Ihe number of idle workers in dispules across Ihe counlrv close lo 700,000. Olher major de- velopmenls were: 1. Attempts to avert a threatened strike against the Cincinnati Gas & Electric Co. continued in Washington. 2. The National Labor Relalions Board announced it had granted bargaining rights to supervisory employes who were members of labor union auxiliaries. Coal mine operators hoped that the government would take a more active part in atlempls to setlle the nationwide strike of 400 000 soft coal miners. Government Conciliator Paul W. Fuller had played a passive role thus far in the showdown between Ihe induslry and John L. Lewis' Uniled Mine Workers, (AFL). Many operators, however, predicted that little progress would be made this week. They believed Lewis wanted more time to improve his bargaining position, who has yet to place specific demands on Ihe conference table. Operators admitted lhal he held Ihe slralegic inilialive. In Ihe Detroit transit strike, drivers manned their busses and streelcars at 4 a. m. (EST) to end the week-long walkout which deprived 2,000,0,00 residents of public transportation. Some drivers were anxious to return to work, and resumed service late yesterday. A decision to end the strike was reached at a mass meeting attended by about 2,000 of Ihe 5,200 strikers who approved .overwhelmingly acceptance of a 15- cent hourly wage increase. They also approved arbitration of an issue over pay for a 20-minute daily checkout period for drivers. The agreement was reached Saturday by union negotiators and representatives of the city-owned transit lines. In the International Harvester strike, which has tied up production in 10 of the company^ mid- western farm machinery plants for 78 days, negotialions on a new contract were scheduled to resume today. The company and Ihe CIO Uniled Farm Equipmenl workers 'had agreed on an 18-ceht hourly raise. . . '' The NLRB's decision to grant representation to.-.,supervisory. e'rtV- ploycs v -\vas«--a^ ii 'lorig-a\VOTte'd" v " de-- velopmenl in a campaign by unions lo represent foremen. The board ordered an election at the California . Packing Corp., Yakima, Wash., plant for supervisory employes in the iruil and vegelable packers and warehousemen's union, which is an auxiliary of Ihe local AFL Teamslers' union. II also decided lhal foremen of Ihc Packard Motor Car Co., and Jones Laughlin Sleel Corp may unionize in independenl or rank and file labor organizations. In the Cincinnati Gas, company and union representatives were to meet with government conciliators in Washington at noon. They met under an' agreement thai no work stoppage would occur while negotiations were continuing .The in- lernalional brotherhood of electrical workers (AFL), has agreed lo seltle its wage dispute for 20 cents per hour. The company has of- lered 15 cents. Veterans Foreign Wars to Install Officers Tuesday Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold a meeting at 7:30 o'clock esday night in the post quarters ^.9 Elks building. Installation of oflicers is expected lo be held Hope cliib Thursday ami ftWAy nights this wef>k, 'April 1142, tne curtain rising promptly al 8:30 o clock, at Hope High School UUdl- lorium, , The net proceeds of the minstrel will be donated to the Boys and Girls club of Hope. S>x of the funniest end men in this parl of Ihe counlry will again be starred in the 1946 show, fiyle Brown will be featured as Cala- mily; Lawrence Martin as Dyna-' m °; , an d Dr. Emmet Thompson will be interlocutor. There will be 40 black-face minstrel men, and 24 beautiful girls, b ! s , s ,, the s P eci ally performers who follow: Colleen Coffee in a solo, "Here Comes Heaven Again" Geneva Boyd, tap dance. <;i 0 » ^ ylor i n a solo, "When It'sf Sleepy Time Down South" Crit Stuart in a negro sermoh; Brents McPhcrson and Ernest C °° nS ln Minstrel Has Best Cast ,. in History The Ihird annual Riy»anl8 Minstrel will be presented by the •iiwF-"u7""T" w i 1 'r Thompson in a splo, "Mighty Lak' a Rose". ..c7 homas . Lavin in a piano solo," St. Louis Blues", in a special boogie-woogie arrangement. ; • This year's minstrel will open with Ihe rousing song "Hi,'Neighbor!" sung by the entire cast, arid will close .with the late Vincent Youman's immortal "Hallelujahl"' Director Thomas Lavin told >tfie cast at rehearsals that this yearfg end men are the funniest ever, arid the specialties the-best in history'. Tickets are on; sale at Cresceht and Bycrs' drugstores, or , thty may be obtained from the 24 girJs who are competing for three prizes for the best advance sales, t' Veteran Is Slain at DeQueen ! - DeQueen, April 3 '. — (VP)— Cecil Birge, 34-year-old war veteran was shot to death at the home ot his father-in-law, J: M. Turner, 65| near DeQueen Saturday nighf. ' Circuit Judge E. K. Edwards said Turner told him Birge tried to ufire into .the Turner home but that his shotgun jammed. Turner said he then obtained a shotgun and fired at Birge as the latter stood on a porch, Edwards.Telae'd. LOOK! THIS LARGE ^ .SIZE JAR of MOMOUNE Petroleum Jelly |<. for.minor burns—cuts, bruises, chafes, abrasions,.and akin irritations. Aids healing. AND ONLY W.O.W. FIELD DRILL ri' Monday Night April 8,7:30 FAIR PARK , Guy ; J, Downing • ';""','• .-.;C,Secretary "I •'• -"-t-' - • •> Attend Hope's Third AMATEUR SHOW Tuesday, April 9th 8 p.m. Hope City Hall Auditorium Jack Cannon's Orchestra , Will Be Added Feature ... Admission: ' >*•/ ; V| Adults 50c , Students 25c ' Children 15e Tax Included NOTICE All Drug Stores except one will close at NOON EACH WEDNESDAY Ward & Sons Byers Drug Store John P. Cox Drug Co. John S. Gibson Drug Co, CRESCENT DRUG STORE Will be open Wednesday and Sunday to $ M '*

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