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THI PUBLIC INTEREST · THI FIRST CONCERN Of THIS NEWSPAPER / Associated Press Leased Wir« AP, King end NEA Features VOLUME 90, NUMBER 166 FAVETTEVILIE, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 6, 1952 IOCAI FORECAST-- Kayctteville. snd vicinity c\i» lo partly cloudy and .continiiei tool lonicht. Tomorrow jnrfli cloudy with rising temperatures lliRh temperature yesterday 55 lo'.v 27: noon today 41. Sunrise 7:1' sunset .':M. PRICE FIVI CENTS Staff Hard To Get For Cleanup Job In Capital Washington-{/P)-Presidcnt Truman's projected cleanup of his o f - , ficial household bogged down today temporarily at least for lack J of an operating staff. [ As n result it began to lonk ^s if a House Judiciary Subcommittee will get an investigation of Us own'under way before Republican New-bold Morris can organize his .staff to ferret out misdeeds in gov- committee members ' ernment. He is a special assistant Committees On Scouting Named By Chairman Area Men Selected To Serve During Present Year Northwest District Scout officials have been named by Dick Burke of Fayettcville, district chairman. In the list of appointments made - public today, John SUSKS of Siloam Springs was named Scout commissioner, and Jack Roberts of Fayettcville commissioner f o r - Negro Scouting. ^ The four assistant district ^commissioners are Bill Ruble of Siloam Springs, w. H. Enfield ol Bentonvillc, Kenneth Riltcr of Rogers, and James McDonald of Fayetteville. The Advancement Committee is headed by Sherman Crabtrcc of Bentonville. Members are Frank Lewis pf Fayetteville. R u f u s Brown of Siloam Springs, Eli Leflar of Rogers, and Alonzo Rogerts of Springdalc. Erbest God-frcd of Rogers was named chairman of Hie Leadership Training Committee, cum- pused of Floyd Carl, Jr.. of Fayetteville, G. E. Martini of SpriiiR- .dale, Hubert Pierce of Renlon- ' ville, and Mike Moss of Siloam j Springs. I The six-member Organization and Extension Committee is head- t ed by Bob Vojrt of Rogers. The · members are Bob White of Fayetteville, D. D.'Deaver of Springdale, Joe Fay Moore of Rogers Leu Measles of Bentonvillc, anc · Hal Millsap, Jr., of S i l o a m Springs. Judge Maupin Cummings Fayetteville was appointed heac of the Camping and Activities Committee. Members are Frank Chambers of Fayetteville, Joe Allen Roberts of Springdalc, Arthur Deason of Rogers, Wilson Powell · of Bentonville, and Ray Barnes of Siloam Springs. The Health and Safety Committee, under John Barnhill of Fay- .ctteville, is composed of J. B. -Hall of Fayelteville, Dr. Harry M. White of Rogers, Robert Rowler of Bentonville, and Dick Hodges of Siloam Springs. Finance Committee 1 ' 'Members, ·headed 'by Herbert Lewis of Fayetteville, ' are Gerald Tweedy of Springdale, Bob Yogi of Rogers, Fred Douglas of Bentonville, and £rwin Hepner of Siloam Springs. David Harner of Springdalc wa: named chairman of the Public Relations Committee. Members are Sam Gearhart of Fayetteville, Northwest Arkansas Times; Storm Whalcy of Siloam Springs, KUOA; Fred Stevenson of Fayetteville, KGRH; Ellis Stafford of Sprlng- dale, Springdale News; Eugene Lambert of Ropers, Rogers Daily News; and Wesley Honicutt of Bentonville,' Benton C o u n t y Democrat. England's King George Dies Reds Prooose · Thc Kins ls Dcod ' Lon9 Live The Quccrt Elizabeth New l*""t» · · Wi» W»W ^^^jMHgMHjM-n-j^--.----- .... yv--'-',i"-.--rK*.y'T!-:T · · · · · ·» .___,_. ^----g------. |Ww WJ rT J f"ii"ry*i l Tt'^-r^ i ·-'I- ·---.-I'mrMrMliMTir'ir ·^/tt')e-rtX-r i -i}?rsW'~'-t'y.rj;-'i". · . -, to Attorney General McGrath. W i t h obvious disappoint men t, Morris late yesterday called newsmen to his Justice Dcparlrr.cnt suite to give them the news t h a t Louis E. Yavner, his long-time^ associate in New York City's "re-" form" government, would be unable to accept appointment as Morris' "chief of slaf" in the forthcoming federal government inquiry. VA Regretful, But Wife Isn't Island Tree, N. Y.-t/1'j-Mrs. R u t h i Bogen read the letter fronn the ·Veterans Administration, t h e n glanced at her husband drinking his breakfast coffee. "Dear Mrs. Bogen," the letter started. "We have learned with regret of the death of your husband, Harold . : ." Then it suggested she fill put the enclosed forms to claim his 310,000 VA life insurance. Mrs. Bogen, 26, sat right down lo write VA officials that her 27- year-old husband was just starling out on his bakery truck delivery route. Bogen said he had no idea how the VA might have made its mistake. · Schools Borrow Over Present Legal Limit Many Unable To Get More Loans, Commissioner Says Little Rock-(/Pj-Fifly - two Arkansas school districts have borrowed money up to or in excess ni their present legal limit. A echoo! district legally can borrow onl up to 15 per cent of the assessed valuation of property in that district. Education Commissioner A. B Bonds said today that 12.2 per cent of the state's 423 districts can borrow no more money under prccsnl law unless assessed valuations arc increased. Twenty school districts have exceeded their legal limit in borrowing, mostly because of a cut in utility assessments and by conversion of outstanding, commercial bonds to bonds bearing a lower rate of interest. One. District, County Line in Franklin County, has borrowed 19.4 per cent ( of its assessed valuation, Bonds" said. $687,302,147, but the cutback in utility assessments in 1950 dropped the total assessment that year back to $678,516,852. This knocked $8,785,295 off the total assesmcnts and left those schools which had borrowed money up lo or near their limit in 1949 "hanging on a limb." Actually, however, they were not in violation of the law since they were within their legal limit of borrowing power when the loans were made. Bonded Indebtedness Increased On a statewide basis, ap- Three Die, Eight Hurt As B-29 Crashes, Burns March Air Base. Calif.-yP)- Thrce men were killed and eight injured when a B-29 bomber, sweeping in for a landinR, crashed and burned in' an a l f n l f a field a mile and a half short of the runway* yesterday. The craft apparently lost power and the pilot atlcmpted to crash- land with Ihe wheels up. Some of the survivors were Ihrown clear, still strapped in their icats. Others were pulled from t'he naming wreckage by rescue teams In asbestos suits. Poultry Market -- The poultry market loday as re- Bortcrl by the University ot Ar- knnssj Institute Technology and ol Science nnd the Dairy and Poultry Market News Service of 1.10 U. S. Department ol Agriculture. Northwest Arkansas market itfady, demand' good, volume of ttadlng heavy, heavy continue short, lighter weights generally adequate. Prices pnlri f.n.b. proximate ratio of-the total school debt to total assessment valuation eight per cent. Bonds sairl. Heavy building of schools in the state during the past three years have almost doubled the bonded indebtedness of the school districts. On March 1, 1951, the total bonded indebtedness of the school districts was $53,012,320. At the present time Education Department officials estimate thai it is close to 60 million dollars. The total bonded indebtedness in 1948 was,$29,800,000. Districts whose loans arc now excess of 35 per ,cent of the assessed valuation of the district include Farmington, Washington County, 15.1. Rely On Atomic Bomb, Retired General Says New Yurk-(/rVIt is time the United States relied on the atomic bomb rather t h a n large ground armies, says I A. Gen. Leslie H. 'Groves, wartime head of the atom bomb project, ' The retired general says, "You can't fight Russia on foot. The distances arc loo great. Their defense is too elastic." Groves told a meeting of sales executives yesterday that in the event of war the U.S. would have to destroy Russia's industrial potential. That, hc said, "means bombing and using the strongest bomb available. Military Training Bill Is Approved Washington-(/IVThc House Armed Services Committee today approved a compulsory universal military training bill. Thc vote, taken in closed se.-sion, was reported as 27 lo 7. The legislation is lo face a House test this month. It provides for the induction into a security training corps for six months of t r a i n i n g of all eligible males when they become 18 years of afie. The Weather-- Arkansas--C I e a r In partly cloudy, colder this afternoon nnd Reds Propose A Conference After Armitice Would Negotiate Withdrawal Of Foreign Troops Munsan, Korea-(/P)-Thc Communists today proposed a Jiish- levcl polilicnl conference within 90 days nflcr a Korean armistice to negotiate wilhdniwal of foreign, troops, sci*.lc the Korean problem and resolve related issues in the Orient. ,, The three-point proposal was made at Panmunjom in the first full-dress session of truce negotiating teams in two months. Allied delegates took Jlic proposal under study and promised a replv later. Observers expressed doubt the Uniled Nations Command would agree to the third point. The Red proposal identified il only as "other questions related to peace in Korea." In presenting the proposal, North Korean Gen. Nam II linked it to a ptatemrnt by President Truman involving U.S. military aid In Formosa, Indochina and t h e Philippines. Significantly, the Communist proposal referred for t h e fy~st lime lo the "People's Republic of China" as a belligerent in Korea. Heretofore the Reds have insisted Chinese fighting in Korea were volunteers. The Red's throe-point plan was their outline of principles for recommendations lo the governments of countries fighting in Korea. That would be the final clause nf an armistice. Two other clauses still are unsettled. No Cut In Stale's Parly Delegation Little Rock-Arkansas Democrats will have as many votes at the party's national convention this year asjn 1948--dcfpitc.thn state's Joss in population. At Washington, t h e National Executive Committee allotted the state 22 delegates, a f f i r m i n g a tentative allotment made at Denver last May. Arkansas had 22 delegates in. 198. Whether the Arltan^a.-: rioicga- tion win consist of 22 persons w i t h full votes of 44 \vith half voles won't be decided until delegate.! arc named by I h e Democratic State Committee. The commit!co's action must be taken at least two weeks before the convention opens at Chicagd on July 21. Changes In Command Of Naval Forces Announced Senators And Truman Confer Appointee To RFC Under Discussion Washington - (/P) - Thc Senate B a n k i n g Committee gnl .^ct today for ;\ new lug-of-wnr w i t h Ihe White House over the n o m i n a t i o n of Ha rry A. M r Dona I d 1 n bca d the Reconstruction Finance Corporation. ... Committee leaders sought in an · interview -yith President Truman to f a l k over the group's latest refusal to vote on McDonald while his prcFcnt agency is being investigated. MrfDonalri is c h a i r m a n of thf? Securities and Exchange Commission, which is under scrutiny by a I-ioiifip committee. Senator Mjiybiiuk (D-SC), un- rlcr commit too order?, agrcrvl in load a delegation to the W h i t e Mouse including Senators Kul- hright (D-Ark) and C n p e h a i t (RI n d ) . "Here we ;ire." J\layb;ink said, "fared with c o n f i r m a t i o n of ;i man whose r e p u t a t i o n as f;tr as I know is good but who is being in; vesiigaterl (in the It i s ; most embarrassing." -j Gcorsc VI (lied unexpectedly carl.v Irtfliiy in his sleep. There wns* no premonition of iiis ilcalh when he rolirert last n l o h i . lint he rlieri ein-lv this imirnlnr. Eliznhelh, the new n'ccn, wns Informed ')f his dentli w h i l e she wns in N o r t h A f r i c a , and mnrie rrndy to i e l u r n hump. Former Polish Soldier Tells Committee Story Of Mass-Murder By The Russians WashiiiRton - (/! J ) - Vkc Arlm. eraulcl WriRht will take command of U.S. naval forces in t h e Eastern A t l a n t i c later this month, the Navy announced today. He will replace Rear Adm. Waller P. Uoone in that posCas well as in ( s o u t h Boonc's concurrent aysignmom as i -uale deputy commanriei*-in-chief in the Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean, with headquarters in London. Vice Adm. A r t h u r C. Davis will relieve AdmirnI Wright as deputy U.S. representative of the North Northern Florida Has Near-Freezing Weather Rabbits Make Promise Good At Long Last Chicago - l) - Frfink^Sultcrliltc was a sad and disappointed man two years ano because the three chinchilla.'; he had bought for S-^.-'JOO failed lo f u l f i l l a fiunran- icc. Suit crli tic. a bnrtcndcr. raises the a n i m a l s as a hobby. He said he bought t\vn males and a fe-. male from Ewald Ha^lund, who guaranteed they would reproduce w i t h i n eight months. But a year ;md nothing of the kind happened-. S u t t e r l i U c filed suit for recovery of the $3,300. Thai was in 11)50. Rut yesterday, almost three yrnrs n f t r r the purchase, Suttrr- l i t t c asked Circuit Jucl^c Benjamin P. Kiistcin to dismiss the s u i t . ) He said it had happened at last. * WaFhinglnn-f/Ui-A former Polish soldier wearing a crude w h i t e p i l - lowslip musk told a ronirrfT.'uonnl .subcommittee tori ay a 10-year-old story of ninss murder. Chnirman M a d tl-c n ( D - l n d ) i d e n t i f i e d him only as a "personal observer" of the massacre \viicn pome 10,000 Polish* (jffiqjjfs-s^ctc killed in IMo K n t y n f-'orcst near Smolensk, Russia, during World War II, The subcommittee i." investigating the ma.sKiicrc, I'nrlier witnesses h;ivc :;nid it was done hy t h e HIIP- sjnnn a l t h o u g h t h e Soviets alwny;; have hliimcd it on the Germans. Madden members of t h e Chicaen-f/l'j-H was nrar frrc/- [ iiifi weather in Northern Florida I today HS chilly air r.pread into the ! A t l a n t i c and East Effort To Settle Truck Strike Kits Stalemate .special subcommittee bad talked to I h c witness and were convinced his story is true. His identity \vill be hidden, the chairman said, born UFO "Ihe leader in cnntrnl of I h e Communist irne vould not . h r s i t a t o at all lo commit immediate repri.-I" nn irmbcrs uf t h e vvitne-ss' f a m i l y r.till l i v i i i K behind Iho Iron Curtain. The witness now lives in t h i s country nr.d has w i l l - Officials Of Agency Fired Bronnon Reports Action In Dallas 'ashinKt'in-M'j-Secroli-ir.v R r a n n n n today fired the dircelor ;md assistant director of the Aiirl- i'lillure Department's Commodity office, -it Dalln?, in connection with current jnvctliRationn of short ase* of lioveuimcnl grain. T.h«-discharges of Director Latham While and Assl.ilflnt Director James' Solomon, hccome effective nt Ihr close of husiness I-'ri- flny. They have hccn off d u t y since J a t e in December, pending department Jnvc:.libation. A department spokesman .vaid he men were removed from their jobs fur " a d m i n i s t r a t i v e deficiencies and inndcfjuaclc;:." Windsor Plans Journey [o .Aliend Funeral Nf!, York-l/I'l-Thc Duhn n( Windr.ur, ivho atlhirlc.-ilcrl Ihc D r i t - ish throne and w.i.i s'.a-cccilcd by liinif Clcmac, will »:iil trnnornrv nin'nl lor KiiKl.inrl to nttcurl the ti allow his idrntiiy to h e , f u n c i . i l ol the? late monarch. Ills Elizabeth New Queen; To Fly From Africa Monarch Succumbs Unexpectedly In His Sleep London - //n - Tired and spent, KliiR CJcnrse VI died Ind.iy after IS years on the Ihronc. Ills daughter Elizabeth, 25, brr-.ime queen, Tim word reached her In an A f r i c a n colony, one of Ihc rem- n a n t s of empire. She wept at lh« news. Gcnrce VI dlrd in his sleep at .S.'imlriniihiim, Ihc royal cslalc In Norfolk when- IIP was imrn rH years ann. All over Britain, [he people said: "He was a good man.*' Thc king and hi.i queen, Ello- belh, with lllcir two prcll;- daughters, Elizabeth and Margaret Rote, he'd the hearts rf liritnl.i. Sorrowing crowds catrcrcd .it fiucklnsham Palace as vord ot the king's d e a t h spread. r'l??» were lowered lo half s t a f f . The nation's radios went silent except for nnivs hullclins. fJenrve VI became kins hy a ivhlm of the fates-- when Edward V I I I . now tec Duke of Windsor, abdicated rather than give up Hie love of the American, Mrs. Waiiis Simpson. J l e Ilvrrt tn see Britain los(! much of her empire and It sec his countrymen In wartime valor and peacetime austerity, Hnl Queen In Half Century Nnw Hrllaln has her first queen in 51 years. Thc last was Queen Victoria, who ruled from 18J8 to 1001. rtritons believe Ihc country waxes prosperous under a woman's rclgn, . ·· The heir tn lh» throne will be Charles, three, Mm of Elizabeth nnri Ihc Duke of Edinburgh. He it ' " ' ' - deslliiM ' Prince '.'(if ·· . lo become Thc curly n n n n i n c low at Cross City. Fla., wns 35 abovo. It was 37 at Jacksonville. Miami's low wns A t l a n t i c Treaty Organization Military Standing Group in Washington. A d m i r a l Boone ha? hern assigned to the U.S. Joint Strategic Survey Committee. Club Near Fort Smith Ordered Padlocked \ Sallisaw, Okla. - M'j - District Judge E. A. Summers has placed a permanent padlock on the plush Scquoyah, night spot near Ihc Arkansas border. Barney Shel- 'on, the club's owner, previously lad heen charged with a t t e m p t i n g I o bribe stale Crime Bureau Chief George Howard Wilson. Thc padlock ., rujiiiR stemmed from a raid lasl August hy Crime Bureau agents in which they seized whisky and gambling equipment. Mother, Asks Prayers For Young Child Michigan City, Itul.-f/l'i-Mrs. Loroy Poolc has asked for prayers for her four-monthr.-old .son, Roger Uroy Ponlr, horn w i t h o u t a gall hlHddcr. She sairt doctors hnvft told her the baby has about two months to Hvo, With no olhrr hope, she mudr the pica for prayers through the City Nows-Dispntch. of ' com pa red In yesterday's top Chilly weather extended over the M i d d l e nnd South A t l a n t i c ' Memphis -i/l't- The government G u l f ( a t t e m p t to conciliate the wage is- si'.e in Ihc 10-.slalc AKL truck drivers' strike blew up last night. Sou lhwest iinrl Southeast carrier associations w i t h d r e w from the ronffrcnccs'. Federal mediators said neither side would make concessions. The carriers asked th;it HIP li;:- j;t; t tcs as well as in t h e North Con- m ' l(1 . hc TMf crrerl Ira I region. However. nr ..-evei-o ^' ll ^'l' 7 ' fit ' 1 cold or heavy snow was reported.' lropr ' illc Grmitshurg. Wis.. was one of t h e ' coldest spots with one below zcn I tn "the \\ p a«c i Ronrrl or other ;ip- agency." Russians To Cooperate in Respect To King Herlin-(/Pj-The Russians notified the western powers today they would l i k e lo join in ing flags to half staff r u t of respect to K i n g George. Thc Soviet Control Commission .-ent word to t h e Americans. British and Krcn?h they were w i l l i n g tn dip t h e Rp.-i Mac v/hicb flies w i t h t h e fiags of the three wrslr-rn n a l i n n s .nrr t h e d e f u n r f A l l i e d Control Ai\hority headquarter;;. The ACA b u i l d i n g , where four- power rule was born and died in ISMfl, is v i r t u a l l y empty. Pres ; dent Supports Boy Scout Program secretary made t h e announcement. It v.'a.s not revealed whether the duchess wntiM ac.-';omp;my h i m . 'ho .v;u; Kdward V I M , hc throne in order to marry Mrj:. Wallj;; W a r f i r J f l Simpson. Anirnv;:n ilivnn.Tfr. The dui-h- (:::;: never ha:: boon receive;! by the royal family. On Emergency Status Bonn. Gormany-i/IVThc Bonn i chief of police said today he has | ordered his forces onto emergency j made known If necessary to back up his story of the mass slaying nearly 12 years ago. Tho witness hid in a tree ^and watched the! Windsor. \vl j gruesome drama, John Mitchell, abdicated tr subcommittee counsel, said. The Polish jnldicr and tv.'o companions I'*-', /capcd from a IUis- sian prison camp and hiked for six days acror.- HusMa, Mitchell sairl, a f l e r hearing t h a t Ru.v;ian officers planned Ihe a;sas: ; inations. They wanted to ·.valch Ihc k i l l - inirs, M i t c h e l l said, so they could tell about it later. Mitchell :-aid hc has evidence lo prove Ihe HusMan.s k i l l e d Ihc Polish leader-; and dumped Iheir bodies into trendies, where the Germans found them 1(143. In I w o days of test subcommittee has hcarrt * do j K i n g G (! ,,,.ge VI Thc 'Mritish scnption of the mass ara-ps nml i tj,,j on Jack and the flags ol the I I other North A t l a n t i c Treaty Eisenhower Orders Flags At Half-Masi .Supreme lleari(|liarteis. Allied Powers, Kuropc-Wi-Goner.-il Kis- pnliov.Tr oidcreij all flags at his in April.i| 1( .; lr | (| |i ;ir i CI ' S h C | C · np ., r p n r j s _ _ powered If) h a l f s t a f f todav a t t h e ' ; news of the d e a t h of Britain's b r u t a l i t y lo | ] i Polish prisoners rapti-red U'hile T i t a l of n " sslil neutral. nations went down w i t h i n a few minutes S I I A P K . after t h e ncv.3 reached footinc after receiving reports! German capital. Thc police up tn 2 p. nv, broilers find ,lnniRlit, Inwrsl tompernlurr, 24-32 I Pnnlp, « machinist, and hi fryorj nil wnifihlj 2B-29 renl.i mostly 21. ., Inniftht. I ami Thursday warmer, partly cloudy w i f e sairl, "We're not InoMnt! for finan- tlnl help or pily." New Yi.rk-i/l'j-Pic.-idcnt Tm- nian U I K C S Americans to g^'e I h e i r " u n o j i a l i f i c d support" to the Scout::' ne'.v three-year j i o J g r a n i , "T'orwarrl on Liberty's Team." In a menage lasl n i g h t on the ei' of Hoy Scoot Week, Mr. T i n man said he doubled "if anyone can moa.Miie I h c .-Irength In character. Ihe capacity for lr.irlci.ship anil Ihe acceptance of i m h \ i d u a l Scout liaimng." organiml in H a m b u r g , Dussclrlo.. and other cities to b r i n g demonstrators to Konn. where a debate (in the r e c r u i t i n g of German troops is to begin in P a r l i a m e n t tomorrow. The police ct.icf :aid Ihe demonstrators were being organi/.ed by "Leftist circles." Cruelty To Animals Convict'on Appealed Dr. v. (!. Bacmler, fined S3 and costs yf.lerday on a charte of c i u c l l y to a n i m a l s , l a t e yesterday j cmr nolice of an appeal to t h c | Circuit Court. He was found | JtilBP 01 Morris 21 Is Approved By Hays VV.ishinyton-'/l'f-A Dcmocialic cnnpressinan. H^p. Brooks H a y r, of Ark.'tmas, tnriay :;aid he an- prnve.v I'l'Csidcnt Truman'., ciunce of licpubllcan New hold Morn,- to head a "clean up" i n v c s t i R a l i o n of Kovermnent officer. Ford Foundation To Aid India, Pakistan Pasadena, C a l i f . -i/l'i-'l'hr F o r d Battle Casualties In Korea 105,271 Washinstoii-l/Pi-Announce I U. S'. b a t t l e casualties in Korea reached |()."i.2"l' torlav, an incre:^e o( 270 since last week. Truck Burns; Load Of Potatoes Lost F o u n d a t i o n p!;ui^ \n S'X'iui m i l l i o n s j mnn In I n H i i t a in · prihitnp'; v.'cte for free on the Nc\v jJn.scy T u r n p i k e yesterday. ! A icfngt-rjilefl t i u r k carrying 16 ' ton.s of pud:; t-fiuKht fire. Kire- . . While there wits no official nri- nouuccmpnl, 'well-Informed cpe- cialists xpcculatcd that the k i n g died of coronary thrombosis-- a clot on Ibo heart. This is often Ihc cause when death occurs dur- Ing sleep. Thc king had n history of cir- i.'tilalory ailments-- he was operated on in 13411 to relieve a clrcu- 'alory disorder of the leg. Last September a surgeon removed one of his lungs. Thc king's voice sounded hupky wl-cn lie broadcast his annual "IniKtmas message. Princess Elizabeth gave him a long, anxious look last Thursday when she left London by air on · her trip to Africa, Ceylon, Aust r a l i a and New Zcr.Iand-- a trip from which she was not scheduled to return until July. George VI was. the first British king lo visit the United Stales- he w.-is Ihcrc with his queen, . Elizabeth. in 1939. Thc new queen went to Washington last year on a side-excursion from her trip across Canada. Prime Minister Churchill railed an emergency meeting of the cabinet to set in motion the machinery whidi will lead to Elizabeth's formal Inking of the throne- One ot her first duties will be to set a period of mourning for the court. When her grandfather. George V, died, court mourning was ordered for nine months. luctn Mary IJvinr George V's queen. Mary, at M h;is outlived both her husband and son. It was at Handringham that George V died. January 21. '1336. Then Edw.-irtl V I I I was king for a few months. George VI at that time was !3ukc of York. He became king December !!, 1336, . when Edward gave up the throne for "the wninaii I love," the twice- divorced Atrs. Simpson. New Queen To Helurn While Elizabeth became queen immediately on the death nl her father, the nation actually is without a constitutional head until ··he icturns home from Africa. The situation resulted from the unexpectedness of the kinj's death. The ailing monarch was scheduled to leave March 1 1 on a health cruise to South Africa, CouiVidois of stale, lo have been appointed before his departure, would have taken over all royal functions except the power to dissolve Parliament and to create peers. Such counselors arc appointed whenever a ruler bocomci incapncilalcd, as during the period aftt-r King George's lurin industi i;il wtn kor.-- anrl Hy by M u n i c i p a l Jukr V | a K r i c ! i l H n r . bealth and htpra/:y in I -lames Pt.ik a f l e r t h n court luleti' 1 "' 1 " 1 1 ull; '«"* the sidle in'ociuced too l i t t l r cvl- donfe In convlft him of malirious to ir.iin : hrforc b l i n k i n g il u n d e r i impnjvp : The potatoo:) w n r a total I k i l l i n i s ' of an a n i m a l . Killed In Collision H a y t i . M o . f / I V C I n m l r ' A . Woo'l- a l l , f)3, SliitUart. Ark., rico Ini.vrr,; killc-d urai h r i f ycslerdnv w l i f M his mitMnuthilr ;in'l » t r u c k c'illj'l''(l 'in U.S. M i n h w i t y f i l . liuMofs giant uf announced ,111 $G,."i.V,iun yes- House Is . 'I'hf Icifl.-'.v, The l.-irKfst K i i - n t I 1 ; SI.'^OO.OOO pcnitllics fm for a throo-yoar Hrvrlfipmr'nt pro- lalioi'cr;* from Errnn in Iiuli:in v i l l a R P S . Thr f o u n - United Stale*;. The Sninto nns.tcd f!nl inn hdprt to i n c l u d e U.flOO o f ; t h e mrASUrf by vnfco vole yes- ihrm in t h r p m g r a m w i t h i n f u r in-day a f t r r tin Afternoon of ric- v r a r r . ' b.ilr. ' r n n l t l f s I'rnvhlrd WiishlnRtnn-'/I'i-Thr expected to approve a Senate- p«.v.rd meaMilc ' l e v y i n g s t i f f ', : '; opecitllon last year. The new iiucrn's accession to tlie thionc will be proclaimed in nn nnccinl ceremony tit old St. .James Palace in the "heart of s m u u K g l i n g f a r m Mexico Into the London. The Garter Kins of Arms, chief nf the King's herald!, clad In hh brilliant embroidered medieval cnMumr, will climb to the roof of the palace and vend the otfidil announcement This ceremony, however, must nwall the drafting n( the o f f i c i a l proclamation announcing th« death CONTINUED ON I*AOI NINE uJl

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