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7, 1W ·t Arkanftia Jtmra COMFARY lUWtta fulbitthl. PrttMtm Ju» I*. INI Entered »l Ih« post office »t rayetttvlUt, Ark, »» Second-Clan M»il Matter. _ _ ' ttm,*. OMriwri. Vte» Pftt-Gtotftl Mtauftt yV TW ft. wyii*. Bdit« · MEMBER OF THE AUOCIATTD PBW Th« At»ciated Frew I* exclusively entitled tc : UN ue* tor republlcalion of all newt dlipatchef i credited 10 it or not otherwUe credited in thii paper »nd. al«o the local news publUhed herein. AJIriinl* W ^publication ot »ptclal dl«- patchta herein are al» reterved. SUBSCRIPTION RATES ar**U Wetfck lby"«rr»rl M«ll r«l,» In wuhtnfion. Senlon. Ktti Ilex Art. and Adulr county, OkU. Itc ·on coun* 7Se Truer monihi -- »*£J · ftlx nunth* , --"'22 Qnf year . . · . . · ...TM.----...a* OT Mill 1.1 ectmtlw othfC than above; p^motit^. :::::r.::::::::il.»o .Vlx month* - 1*-*® On* ytir - _.-.. li.OO All m«il ttyablt In adrangt " Member AulU Bureau of Clrtulaliont Wine is H mocker, strong drink is ra?- fnjr: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.--Proverbs -0:1 Choosing A President At Oklahoma A. and M. x vacancy in the presidency exists, HE c.t Arkauwai*. University. A committee of Board Of Trustees' members and faculty representatives if trying to fill the post Rt Arkansas. At Ok- lahoniH A. and M. the rpRent.s meet next · · Thursday to discuss possible successors to the late Dr. Henry G. Bennett. Bill a rather peculiar event was to take filice today nt SlillwMtcr. A group of faculty members of the College of Art* and Science* will meet und vole on whether they prefer R president chosen from the A. and M. staff or from outside Oklahoma. It will be decided later if the results of the secret Stall will be made known to the Board of Regents. The mectinK has been called by the faculty representative committee of the school. The value of any such ballot must be doubted since those voilng actually have nothing to do with choosintt the successor. It may even be th»t the actual selection . later will prove embarrassing to those lak- fnp part in t h e meeting, for it is very possible the regents' choice will prove directly contradictory to that expressed by the faculty committee As to the quest for a president of the University of Arkansas, we hive the information that the list of men who might be wanted had been cut to about 15. Originally a list of well over 100 was con- lidered, None of the 15 now being studied »r« Arkansas men--at least, living in Ar- kanwd nt^th« present. The Board of Trustees 'rtayVfkfclye « recommendation from the committee '»t4U.,Jimiiary meet- h-lt; . ' ' ' "As -h committee lias - out-of-slatc resident;' "Itho'Qfhitot truling: out * former Arkansan. Word ts that th* ncltction proun has made every honest effort to make the very best selection possible to succeed Dr. Lewis W. Jones, who is now at Rutgers. He set a precedent--the committee hopes to choose so well that his successor can carry on from the place he loft off. Interesting Tt is interesting to note that attornev.s t for Arthur B. Davidson, a write-in candi- ; date, .for mayor in the last general election, ' have fssucd Biibpocniies for fewer than the , number of persons they claim cast votes for Davidson, while attorneys for Mayor Powell M. Rhea have issued more sub- pocnac.i than the number of votes counted for him. · Election contents nearly always prove interesting, even if tmnccessary. This is no .' exception--the outcome nierits the closest atiinUon. ± .V_^l_ 1 It always depends upon the girl wlieth- or her father or the groom is the lucky man. * : \Vc can live to be 20fl if we breathe f properly, says a French doctor. And forever, if we breathe.at all. THE WASHINGTON Merry-Go-Round »r MOW KAMOtl Wtlhln(t«n--Though the future of England depend* to "dome extent on the Churchill-Tru- min conferences, there will be two groups o( ptopie witchini the Churchill conference just it Intently is the Britlih. They are: I. The masier-plannerii Iniilde the Kremlin. 3 The lenden of Western Europe -- the French, Beljlins, Dutch, It?Hani, whose, farm* »nd f«ctorlei htve been foufht over for cen- turlw. 9oth groups wiJl be-watching for tbe rame ruuon; To ttt if Prwldent Truman is able to win Churchill over to £urop«an unity; or whether tht itvtrtt happens nnd a new Anfilo-Amer- Ican alliance is Kuperirnposed on top of the North Atlantic pact is iui domineering directors. If the latter huppens, there will be joy In the Kremlin and torrow In Western Europe. But if the former happens, and Churchill is won ovrr to a United Stater, of Europe, there will be much gnashing of teeth in the Kremlin and much joy in Wcttern Europe. * * * It hasn't been published, but fome admin- Inistratlon advisers have been pushing a plan for an all-nut United States ot Europe. Thty even propnte that in the future the United States refuse to put up money for the individual nations, but put up money in a central pool for a United Stales of Europe. Thus, if the British winled to ktay out, they would jet no dough. If they csme in. they wnukl jrl their pro rata share of the money in the U. S. of E. kitty. Whether or not the president will he able', or will even .try hsrd to sell this to Churchill remains to be seen. But here ure the arguments used backslasft by administration advisers: A. The American nixjple are tired (if spending tax money In aid Europe with no end m picht. They are willing to snenri money if It PC- rompli.ihes a definite, set objective: but they are not willing to pour money Into a bottomless pit. D. The Marshall plan 1-ulll up European countries In competition vlth each other. It encouraged just the onpositc of a United States of Europe. Thus, the French steel Industry was rebuilt to compete with the Belgian steel industry and with the steel industry of every other country. There was no pooling of resources or break' Ing down of unhealthy customs harriers. C. Elsenhower has been tryinfi to get North Atlantic pact nations to nool their war industry as well as their armies. Thus, each could make a specific weapon instead of all competinq atjainst each other in making the same weapon. So far hit success has been limited. D. Moscow's btst argument Is that Europe cannot go back to ill old patchwork system of ·small, rival countries and survive. Europeans know that in this »t least the Communists speak the truth. Europeans know this Is true just as Detroit knows it could not survive if it were permitted to sell automobiles in Michigan only; just as Pittsburgh knows it could not survive if Its steel markets were restricted to Pennsylvania. The Communists argue that Europe's only salvation is unity under the Soviet. More advanced West European leaders, such as French Foreign Minister Schurnan and Count Sforza of Italy, argue that to offset this there must be European unity--not under Russia--but in cooperation with England and the U.S.A. Thosfc are the arguments that some administration advisers have put up in backstage discussions. * * * In contrast, hire Is what the British have done to oppose European unity: Divide and rule--Traditional British policy has been to balance the two strongest continental nations against each other--usually France ' against Germany. Inevitably this leads to war. Invasion of the Ruhr--Best illustration of how British aloofness encourages war took place on March 7, 10J8, when Hitler invaded the nuhr. All that day the French cabinet sat. telephoning to London, asking a pledge of Brilish support if the French Army stepped in to block the Nazis. But London refused a commitment, and wilii the vital Iron and coal fields of the Ruhr in Hitler's hands, war then became only a matter of time. After the war. German officers told U.S. PX- amincrs how Hitler had given the Invading Hnhr army two sets of orders--one to advance; the other to retreat In rase of French resistance. Union with France--In June, 1940, \vlicii F.ngland feared for its life and needed even an occupied France as a partner. Churchill ;,cnt an impassioned plea to French Premier Rcynaud: At this most fateful moment in the history of the modern world, the governments of the United Kingdom and the French republic make this declaration of indissoluble union . . . The two governments declare that France and deal Britain shall no longer be two nations, but one Franco-British union . . .." That wns how far Churchill was willing to go lit 1940. Ten years later when the French ' urged, -ivggcd, imnlorcd British cooperation in Ihc Schuinau plan for the cooperative ownership of- that ace-old cause of war--the Ruhr--Britain remained aloof. And last month, when Eisenhower urscd Churchill during their lunch In Paris In bring Britain into a unified European army, the man who nnc« urged complete union with France, refused. That Is why so many Europeans arc watching the Churchill-Truman talks. That is also why so many of them believe there can b« no permanent peace In Europe until Britain dispels the ancient :y a JLU ^.L Time ---- By Jimmy Hado Working on the Railroad myth that the English Channel separates them from Europe and realizes that England is in fact a continental nation. lime Thirty years Ago Today (Fayctlcvillc Daily Democrat, January 7. 1922) Work will be started immediately on West Uickson Street preparatory to nsphaltic paving as a result of authority given the commissioners by the city council last night permitting them to use city funds already made available. In order to give the city engineer more time lo compile data, the city council last night granted * thirty days extension to its order for the Faycttcville Gas and Electric Company to submit a schedule of lower electric current rates. Twenty Years Ago Today {Faycttcville Daily Democrat. January 7, 1932) Acreage on Mount Scquoyah probably will be available as a possible silo for the Veterans Hospital, it was announced today. Between 40 and 80 acres or whatever amount of land Is needed for the site could be obtained if it is approved by the engineer, with an easy approach from the south. First issue of "The Liberty Bell" official publication of the Liberty party which at n cnnvcn- timi last summer at Monte Nc nominated W. H. (Coin) Harvey for president, has been received there. every township, but ever}' school and every home in the county. Latin class I. at the Fayetleville High School, was entertained at a Homan luncheon at the home of their instructor. The three course meal was served by a "slave," and included onions, lettuce, olives, grapefruit juice, green beans, sardines, rolls, blackberry acW. apples and hiizelnuts. Folowlng the meal, Roman games were played. Ten Yfirs Ago Today (Northwest Arkansas Times. January 7, 1942) The campaign for Washington county's 56,000 War Chest quota for the American Red Cross will open Thursday morning, it was announced today. County organization is being perfected on a plan expected to reach not only Questions And Answers Q--What was the purpose of, the Rush-Bagot Treaty? A--In 1817. acting Secretary of State Rush and British minister Charles Richard Bagot signed at Washington an agreement for disarmament on the Great Lakes. It limited naval forces to a few small gunboats to cope with smuggling. Q--Aro diamonds mined in Brazil? A--Brazil is a major source of industrial diamonds. Q--What is meant by a "pride" of lions? A--Lions often hunt in parties, called prides, of four or five, or even up to 23. Q--Who discovered thq Pacific Ocean? . A--Vasco de Balboa is credited with being the first European to sight the waters of the Pacific Ocean, which ho called "the South Sea." Q--Who was the sculptor of "The Pioneer Mother"? A--Bryant Baker. Q--When were gold and silver "touchpieces" used in England? A--"Royal touching" was practiced in England from the time of Edward, the Confessor, to Queen Anne. The practice grow from a popular belief that kings could cure disease by touching the patient. As part of the rite the king gave each person touched a coin of gold or silver, the "touchpiece." Q--Where is the most easterly town in the United States? A--Lubec, Maine. TOMflWTS JWS LOR5E M6WT-- MOM OWT MttPWM HOME, BUT ·me M/W COORC4NI 6HtXSKASS M is snu. STUCK" M4V3E IF I JUST WENT OUT /WP TOLP HIM n? UKE TO MELPMIM--BUTOM MY OPSWTXX B3NT8C SU.V-HCP EXPECT KXJ ID LEAVES U5T B(LL WHEN SHE HUrtG THE OUT? XX I ' P O M M Y CONROY l o o k e d I A thoughtful. "Maybe this does i hook up with those tbefts at The House, Alma," he said. "What do you think?" "I think it's very strange in »11 that you've done for Bright there has never been any official contact with the financial department," Alma pointed out. "I think it's a whole lot stranger that the first thefts In years have occurred since Bright got Into power. And that.it's a good deal .more than · coincidence that Hlgglns sent package for appraisal to Mrs. Denton an hour or two after the annual sweepings had been salvaged, particularly since 1 she is about to leave on a trip to Mexico. 1 realize that anything Mrs. Denton stole she would slip through the workroom door so that it could not bo pinned on her--because in that way it wouldn't be in her possession If she were suspected and her apartment searched!" "Alma!" Tommy cried ''are you mad? What arc you trying lo say? Why, Mr«. Denton couldn't possibly be the thief! It's a physical impossibility!" She stared at him grimly. "Mrs. Denton Is no more crip- ed than you are!" she said. Tommy grabbed her by the wrists and forced her to sit down. "Bo careful what you say, Al- mn!" ho said severely. "You're milking a very serious assertion. Tnke It easy now, nnd tell me cx- ictly why you think this." She pulled herself together and lowered her voice. And then she told him tbe whole storj of her going to Jot'i apartment, of Mrs. Dealon'f visit to the workroom at Trumhull't and lastly, of how the. Alma, had unwillingly spied upon Mrs. Denton at the old woman's rooms. Even as she told it she bc;.in to f**l M Uiuugh her volet wai un- ·y Him Wikox Putnam 1»51 If NEA Stoic*, Irr. convincing, that she herself scarcely believed the whole fantastic experience. But her husband's mobile face finally expretKd · reluctant conviction. The world b had taken on trust was crumbliol about him, but he was not crumbling with it He heard her out and » he listened he could see tbat something she had said made a powerful Impression on him. "Look here, Jewels!" he befan, when (he was through. "What you tell me about Mrs. Denton is bed enough--it hooks in somewhere wit* Bright, no doubt. But whit's Ti worse is tbat it looks bad for Joe, too. How can he possibly not know what's going on? Taking her to Mexico »nd all that?' 'It's pretty sickening!" Alma admitted huskily. "But not as bad as what you've been thinking of me!" Tommy stood up and looked at her with a new sort of pain in his eyes. "You've done something to me, Jewels--something I can't del- cribe." "Try to describe it. Tommy." He shook his head distressedly. "I don't believe I'm able to! This --well, this is the first time I've seen clearly the status I've been acquiring In your eyes. I know that at times you've thought I was a heel--nnd I guess I have been. Rut I didn't know I'd sunk so low :hat you would suspect me of being capable of murder!" "Tommy! I never did really. . . . I" "Yes you did!" he interrupted. "The way It cnmc out naturally lust now--that wai why you went io Joe. You can't explain it away, and I don't want you to. It'i a ledge (Dimmer blow, Alma, and it's hll n-.e Just »b«ut where I live. I gu«j my conscience must have Jecomc - r l t y numb. 1 needed a ilow tr · -:l:e It \ip again. Well, t'a twat.e all r!|MI" | CUE couldn't speak but ber eyei must have been eloquent fot he leaned over and gave her a solemn little klw on the forehead. "I'm going to prove to you I'm a man," he laid quietly. "Start- Ing right oow. This is my mess and it's up fo me to clear it up. I'm taking over from here on and tbat means i real clean-up! Believe me?" 'Oh, Tommy darling, I do. But how do you start?" ·Tint of ail 111 get hold of Bright and bring everything out in the open.** "But IUPPOM he asks for the balance of the money? We haven't tot it!" ' . ' '111 tell him the truth and Bright will give me time to replace it. He'll have to. And, Alma, we'd better not jump to any conclusions about what he's done before I've talked to him. There may be some perfectly simple explanation." 'I hope to heaven there is." · · · TOMMY picked up the telephone. A But it developed that Bright had not been at his office and hit lome number did not answer. "I'll have to call Myall," Tommy decided. "He's usually there at about this time." Alma experienced the twinge of mingled curiosity »nd repugnance which the mention of Bright'i girl alwayi aroused in her. "Whai's the like, Tommy?" "Mys'tl? You've seen her. She'i iust like ihe looks!" Alma recalled the woman she had seen at the Blue Cat Club. Mysti, with the lines about her Tiouth, the hardness in her eyes, he dark sleek hair, the oval face ·md the low-cut dress. "Is she going to marry Bright?" "Not unless he comes acron with a fat cash settlement firttl Thm'« why Brifht's been working overtime--he'i so erazy far her ic'd give her anything she asked or, tven If he had to steal to ftt t. . . ." Suddenly raallilng what he via laying, Tommy brok« oft abruptly md began * frantic dialing of tht ihone. Mr. Churchill, we may recall made it known that he wished to visit the president some consider' able time before there was even a lUt of the subjects that he wished to discuss. This indicates rather clearly that the main purpose ol the meeting is not to ''·transact urgent specific business which could not be done in any other way. Ten years ago in the weeks just after Pearl Harbor, when Mr. Churchill made hii first official visit to Washington, there was tremendoua and urgent business to do which could not be done without a face to face meeting Mtwecn him and the president. The business was to construct the working machinery of an alliance hat was to lead a coalition, and a decide upon the grand strategy of the world war. The position .oday is very different.- What is rrying lo be done is less obvious,] ess spectacular, in a sense more difficult because the need of it is not self-evident. But in the long un it may be no less important ban the business he came to do en years ago. The present business is not on the agenda and it annot be set down in any of- icial language. It is to redress. UmiANN For our own lake* we must wlih to live among equal!, among peoples who trust us but do s'it fear u», who work with us but do not f a w n . upon us. Only equals can really be truited, only governments that speak candidly and do not say what they think we want to hear, what they believe will keep the dollars flowing. There Is no health in satellitism, md even the most ruthlesi imperialism can never trust. the satellite. · · * · We must hope and believe that the visit of Mr. Churchill to Washington will somehow mark :he turning; point upward towards mutuality and away from the drift downward into inequality. The turn will be marked, I feel sure, not by whether Mr. Churchill agrees on this or that, but y the manners and the moods tif he officials of the two countries, and of the press reports which result from their briefings. When after a long absence two old friends meet, having some difficult business to do, what matters most is not how they do the business but whether still they are friends. Nothing that is said or left un- he balance of mutuality within said can" hide the truth about he free world which has been | that. So I think it will be with pset by our economic and mili- ary preponderance. · · * It is easier for an American to ay that than it would be for the itizen of any other country. But n American can say it, knowing lat it is no less a vital interest oi America than it is of Britain and of the Commonwealth, of France and of Europe, that the ereat alliance should not be allowed to degenerate into an American empire surrounded only by satellites and dependencies. Our own ultimate American business is the preservation and development of the freedom of the American people, and if ever we find ourselves the sole masters with no partners who arc equals, the corruption of our liberty-which even now is not uncontami- na fc.1--is certain. the visit of Mr. Churchill. When it is ended, it will be known everywhere whether the enormous preponderance of our material power can be made consistent with a true and equal friendship. Thcjc is, as we know, a growing doubt among our allies as to whether this is possible. What' happens here with Mr. Churchill could 40 much to dispel their doubts, or it could do very much to confirm them. · · * For he is after all the old champion, their cfiamplon and our champion, and it will be an instinctive feeling among great multitudes of people the world over that what he has to give, which is his genius and the steadfastness of his people, is on any decent reckoning the equal to anything he can get in return. Dear Miss Dix: I am a girl of 26, wanting to live again. T w o years ago I married a man who three children. Their mother left him when he wa^ in the Army. I ave cared for the children as best I could but they continually compare me to their nolher. I've tried to teach them manners and help with their ichoolwork but they resist every attempt I make to improve them. This month they came home with six F's among them. The 8-year- old girl strikes at me when I try to make her mind. I love tlieir father very much but these youngsters have me down, and I'm afraid I can't go on much ionger. What can I do? M. R. Annver: A girl who marries a widower end tries to mother his orphaned children has a difficult ob, but the stepmother of youngsters whose own mother is still -ery much around is confronted with an almost impossible task. A woman who has 1 failed in her iob of wife and mother is very reluctant to see another woman step into her shoes and try to make a success of the job. Even .hough she no longer wants her lusband or children, wife No. 1 will do everything in her power .o disrupt the new household her successor tries to establish. Visits with her children are devoted almost entirely to undermining the authority ot the stepmother. What chance has a second wife against odds like this? The only hope you have for maintaining a half-way success- 'ul household is to have your lusband exercise some authority over his own children, which apparently he docs not do at pres- ent. The youngsters, of course, are in a difficult position themselves, as are all children of broken marriages. However, since the first marriage was dissolved and a second one contracted, every effort should bo made by your husband to make some success of, his second matrimonial venture. The children are bound to have divided loyalties, and it is -their father's duty to see that some measure of unity Is nevertheless brought into the household. Your problem is tbe rule-rather than tht exception--in any case where a girl marries a divorced man with children; 'it js one reason why I so vehemently caution against these unions. At best, tbe situation settles dov.'n to a state of armed truce; nothing better can be hoped for. Dear Miss Dix: Recently my niece married and I gave her a sum of money at' a gift. In some manner, she misread the figuie on the check for half the amount 1 gave her, and told her mother and sister she had received the lesser amount. Now they are all, in common parlance, "mad at me." I have always been as generous as my means would allow, and I they hardly ever remember me with a birthday card. J. E. F. Answer: Your relatives are cer- tainlv mercenary to take so petty an attitude over your gift. Even if you had given a smaller amount than your niece actually received, there is no excuse for her family's conduct. Can't you set them straight on the amount of your gift? In any event, since your kindness has been so ungraciously received, you'd be foolish to ' continue your generosity. Driving Around Answer to Prtviout HOIIZOXTAL IWhat makes the car go 6 The car runs on s 11 Tomorrow 12 Firmer i 14 Declaimed 15 "Lily maid of 1 Astolat" 16 Excavates 17 Preposition 19 Strike lightly 20 Employ 21 Foes (Scot.) 22 Sulk 23 City driving Places 25 Mushroom 26 Essential food 28 Pronoun 29 Malt beverage 30 Singing voice 33 Gift 37 Chilled 38 Sisters 39 Gibbon 40 Uncooked 41 Skeleton part 42 Entrance 43 Dutch cily 45 Graven Imnge 47 Avers 48 Heavy drinkers 49 Growing out 30 Scandinavian VERTICAL 1 Catholic mUiionary J Wild Ml ntoU uc« 4 United tCtr'i water container 6 Sharpens 7 Nimbut 8 Age 9 Reviser 10 Algpnquian Indian 11 Manner 13 Drive back 18 Bird's home 21 Healthier !2 Styles 24 Hebrew vestment 25 The speedometer shows driven 27 Pledges or if i:ur.iiii . M H " ·· r !iiUi, -I' 1, LJI-jr:-!.*? -win M--, 30 What well-dreised wheels wear 31 Card game 32 English philosopher 33 Play on words 34 Cheered 35 Disposition · 36 Woody plants 38 Loop of rope 41 Internal fruit decay 42 Yawn I 44 Greek letter I 4t Typt ot truck 1

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