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+V MOaWIWt A»*AHWU '·»«*»»·. Artwum Mwifey, tatoiwry · M, ISM Arkanaao (Eimr* renMtir r«rettavtue odir D*** *»MlsM itUr ·«·»! ··MllT k rAYCTTEVllLC DEMOCRAT · · - . " . PUBLMHlllC COMPANY tUbetii · r»uwU4 JUM 14, IN* ' · Entered at the- poit office it rayetteville, Ark,, as Second-Class Mill Matter. ·am C. Gearhnt Vic* Pm.-O«n*ttl M»t|tt Ttt K. Wylk. EeUtet _ MEMBER OF THE AMOC1ATTD PREH~ The Associated Prili li exduiIVtly jnUtlcd to the uco lor repubUcatlofrof.'all news dispatches credited to it d'riiot otherwise- credited in this paper nnd also the loc«l new» publiihed herein. All riehu of republlcatlon ot special ' patches herein- are ilto reserved. dls- Fit W t i k RATIf Zlo Itay ctrrlir) Mtll r«K:k In Wmhlnilon. Htnlon. kitflKW com- Utk. Ark. and Adnlr counly, OkU, Titter wonlhi -yr ---r -- -- . Member Auiill Bureau ef Clrtultlloni ·' - Kor ff a man think l.imsclf to be nonic- ' thing, when he is. nothing, he' dcccivelh himself.--·GHlatians 6:3 Not The Way To Play We don't know what it is about nlrcet lights, that attracts the interest of boyH ' who. like to see ifi they can hurl stones or fihobl BB gtms HO accurately that the lights f . disappear in a shatter of glass. But such ..' is the case. · WitncNB the trouble the City of Kay- clteville is.havfiiR--street lights ^ out a : good deal of the lime because young folks ·· haye polished off the lamps with their :' strong right arm or through the means of .·good aim along an nir rifle barrel. · Fayotlevillo isn't by itself. Vandals '.broke put more .than.11,000 city street :. lights iii SI. Louis last.year, and arc off to "an even more tlcslructrve start" for 1962. ·· Other towns report the sum? kind of thing ; occurring. ' - We 'don't know why," but we wish it : weren't so, and are in favor of doing whatever can be done to nut n quietus on the practice. Well Chosen Springclale has rotmi for self-congratulation in the appointment of State Trooper Wayne Hyden as its chief of police. Hyclcn has served as representative of the State Police in this county for several years and has established himself as a capable nnd energetic'.officer of the law, well liked in the community; ant) willing at all times to perform the duties of his office. If there was to bo a new chief, Springdale has chosen well. Remembering And Hoping Many Arkansas"fans of years standing .' look back on the teams the Razorbacks put on the basketball court-'pome seasons ago with much pleasure, and not a little yearn- tug for a return of the good old diys. The Porkers won in those days, won irileresl- ly and entertainingly. A number of men who played oul- . ·landing-ball nvtrstill'cohttcctcrnvith the '·ports, world, some in pro football. Perhaps one of these would make a good basketball coach for his alma mater. Two names come to'mind most often-Jim Lee Howell and Kqd Hickey. Both arc now with professional football team setups, both well thought of in their present lobs,. But ft is not impossible that one or the other might be enticed into consideration of the post \j-hlch the resignation of Presley Askew has left vacant. Active consideration of a former player of the calibre of these two men would be pleasing to RazorbHck boosters who remember · the records established by tcams in days.gone by. Wo hope some thought will be .Riven along this lino by those who are responsible for choosing the new coach. Nature always gives us happier laws than those we give ourselves.--Montaigne. Wo arc shaped and fashioned by what we love.--Goethe. No man who needs a monument ever ought to have one.--Hawthorne. THE WASHINGTON . . Mefry-Go-Round ·r DMW «AMO» BHumonl, Texas--Jn this, tho Urged oll-rt- lining city in the world, lldclands oil is almott a Hunting word. The average Texan is BO core About it thnl he talk* «s it Texas were about to secede from the union. ' Native Tcxnn Tom Clark;XvHn as U.S. attorney general brought the tidclands oil suit, and native" Texan Mastin White, solicitor of the Interior Department, who helped, arc. excoriated almost a» if they were top members of the Kremlin. ' . ' - . . . To people of the other 47 states, tldelands.oll tniy mean nothing more than the oil wells drilled uudtr water off the coast of the United States. But to Texans, It h*5 become almost as symbolic as the Alfimo. Most of this is the result of Texas · pride, which runs strong In the Lone filar State; 'but part also to the fact that three, of. the wealthlst oilmen of the Southwest--II. L. Hunt, Clint .Murchifion and Moy Cullen---see the tldelands- oll It.iiie as an effective stick with which to beat Washington over the head. Vigorously anti-Truman,. H u n t and Murchison bolh siphoned money up to Senator McCarthy lo help defeat Sen. Millarri Tydlngs in Maryland, while floy Cullen paid a million' rlnl- lors for part interest in the Liberty radio network In order to put liberal Commentator Bill Shlrcr off the air and substitute for him rabid imtl-Achcson propaganda. Thc;;c three arc among the leaders of the battle against Elder Statesman Tom Connally, which Is why Texas Attorney .General Price Daniel, who knows 'little about foreign affairs, has suddenly become an'expert on. foreign af- ' fairs. Daniel has struck a gold mine of campaign contributions, and talks learnedly about Formosa just as If he really knew where Formosa was and who lives there. The more the young 'attorney general talks about foreign -affairs, the more he pleases his big-money backers and the more he convinces at least himself that he knows just as much as the present chnirman of the Senate Relations Committee, Senator Connailv.. . - · ' ' , ' · ' . * + . * . Texas Is such a. wide-open, friendly and scnsi- . bl« state that it's hard.to understand how it ean gel so worked up. However, Californium; arc just about the same. Tho paradoxical thing is that Texans are worked up ovcr'somethlng that FO far doesn't scorn to exist. What few Texans seem to know Is that not onn dollar of tidclands oil royally has yet been received on the wells drilled off the Texas coast In the Gulf of Mexico. In fact, the wells drilled BO far have been duds. Only one lldclands oil well, according to the records of the Geological Survey, has struck anything. This well Is In block 241 and produced .40 barrels In a day, after which It was plugged as not being worth the running of a pipeline. Of · bout five other wells near Beaumont, drilled close to the shore lino some time ago, one is bringing in a Email return. In contrast, 15 or 20 wells have been drilled In water several miles (iff the Texas coast at « Joss of more than a million dollars each. Louisiana, on tho other hand, has brought in nome lush tldelandu wells. Maybe Texans are .getting all steamed up over nothing. .'. .. * * .*..' '. / In California, also, there's bic« so much oratory about tidclands oil t h a t few people are aware of some certainly Interesting lads. .This is Ihe failure ot companies opcrallng on behalf of the city of Long Beach to put meters on their wells. Without meters, it Is obviously Impossible to measure accurately the flow of oil, and accordingly fix the amount of royalty accruing to tho people of Long Beach or the federal government. This is important for several reasons. In the first place, revenue from tldelands oil off Long Betch was supposed to be held in tr.usl for the people of Long Beach; or.^under the subsequent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, for the federal government. ..Second, California claims that It can administer tidclands oil more efficiently than the federal government. However, failure to put meters on the wells would seem a powerful argument to the contrary. * * + Another interesting reflection on California efficiency Is a recent report by M. D. Hughes, chief harbor petroleum-engineer of Long Beach, that lldclands oil was subject to pilfering. "It Is possible for almost anyone to drive » tank truck Into the field and load up," the alert Long Beach Independent reporlcd. The newspaper also quoted Harbor Engineer Hughes as slating: "There is an unnecessarily large number of unsealed clean oil oullets at all test tanks, trap settings and tank farms that are inadequately controlled." When this and other tldelands oil irregularities came to the attention of the California stale legislature, its Committee on Oil -issued a critical report, warning 1 that because of inefficient administration. It might become necessary lo take lideland oil lands away from the city of Long Beach. . "There Is evidence of substantial unauthorized use and administration of at least a largo portion of the granted lands," the California state legislature: said of the Long Beach tidc- lands operation. Since Long Beach is by far (he wealthiest ·tidelands development of the Pacific Coast and since California has claimed it can operate tide- They'll Do It Every Time --«*· By Jimmy Hatlo HMIT'LL VDU HE4R THIS OrJE.M/tC IT StEMS THERE AHD THEX WERE SMMESE I TELL THAT ONE VEf?X WELL- LETS HEAX HOtV l vr H4VE 00 HEXRD THE CUD HXJ HEAR THE OrtE TH£ SMMESE MIDGET? W4ITLIR FBi/tS-'I HSAKOA CORKING 6003 STOW THERE'S A HEW OIE SOWS XROlNO- /BOUT THE SMMESE 6O!NO /AROUND IS ROUT. 1 ITS BEEN AKxittP TO MG SIX TIMES NOTHING SPREADS LIKE rJF "wtriM^w «rniW9 uirxc /·. NEW rJFTXHT POeSN'T s "H HA* TO* 0000- TW*« XM4 snmpop ·"·«*!»·» wo»*4 T» VCrry "Boo" and Bf tVALTCB UPPMANN lands oil mure efficiently than the federal gov- I crnmcnt, the above critical report plays squarely into the hands of Secretary of the Interior Oscar Chapman. * * * Two Texans arc now in charge of the nation's Income taxes--John Dunlap of Dallas, internal revenue commissioner; and Frank I.ohn of Brady, in charge ot the highly important Intelligence unit. Both are as honest as the Texas prairies are broad . . . Martin Dies, the ex- congressman who started the Un-American Activities Committee, will probably he back in Washington as congressman at large from Texas. Martin Indicated he would run for the Senate If someone put up $100,onu in campaign contributions, but there were no takers, so he'll run for Congress instead . . . Eisenhower sentiment is strong in Texas. It nominated, he would probably put Texas In the GOP column for the first time since it voted for Herbert Hoover . . . Texas Democrats are quietly organizing a delegation to the Chicago convention pledged to Governor Shivers as · favorite son--not with the Idea of nominating Shivers, but in ordrr to block Truman, Most Texans don't believe the Dixie- crat idea will work. ton counly boys who |»v* their lives in the late Thirty Vein Afo Today (Fayctlevlllc Daily Democrat, February 25, 1D22) A half dozen Fayetlcville folk were privileged lo hear over University wireless enthusiastic spcechmaklng at Detroit li,sl night when the Detroit Symphony Orchestra was saved from disorganization by a public subscription taken up at a public meeting following an orchestra program. Postcard views may be made of the Washing- Ion counly memorial painting and hung through efforts of the Marion Chapter, D.A.R. in the counly court house lo Ihc memory of Washing- Twenty Vein AIO Today (Fayetlcville Daily Democrit, February 25, 1932) All sorts of shaving equipment is being requested by the Thrift home, in preparation Jor opening a barbershop at the Thrift House, as the latest project. People who arg tided by the association requested Ihis project. A chair or stool, razors (preferably the old style rather than safety), strops, scissors, trimmer! and other equipment can bt ustd. More ^nquiries concerning homes in Arkansas are being received now than ever before, a local banker reported today. Even people from California who are not finding the winters there quite as comfortable as usual, and longing lor "Arkansas climate" have written. ' Ten Tears Ago Today (Norlhwesl Arkansas Times, February 25, 1942) A capacity audience was on hand at the Playhouse' last night for the second performance of "A Romantic Young Lady," .three\act comedy under, the direction of L. A. PassarelJi. Inspired by a full house, the cast last night gave a better performance than on the opening night. Although 'Fayetteville has' lost some families through leaving of men for the armed services, newcomers are replacing them to a large extent it was staled yesterday at a Lions Club' meeting at the Mountain Inn in giving a picture of business today. Business in Fayetteville has been little affected to date. Questions And Answers Q--Wh»t Is th« only city i ntha worl3 thai lies wilhin two continents? A--Istanbul, Turkey, lies partly in Europe and partly in Asia. Q--What Italian coin corresponds to the African dollar? A--The lira is the basis, of Italian money. Jt has the same position as the dollar in the United States and Canada, ,* * Dr. Logan's ^ A . ·_ .. ^^ .... . ;. ·Fits?*:.? ^^^^JyK^, 'iKKf^l 1 '^ '~ X*T? (,%" ?«»ii!'ij'i«Asnfvict K" 1 1VOW, XXXVII ', listening to Fred Chaney's account of being interviewee about Peter by the FBI man, see- JDJ Peter's mute face, Jennet thought bitterly: the taking away .is beginning, it's beginning already. But curiously she did noi feel ·the old helplessness, the old depression. She felt, rather, a summoning of power wilhin her, a girding for battle, and she moved ·from the Queen Anne chair to sit beside Peter. She tnok his hand and clasped it hard in hers, while she attended Fred's words. Fred was a spare man, dark, wavy- haired, and In his navy blue suit with the white pinned shirt and whlte-strlped~navy tie, his body had a right-angled, whittled look. His eyes, slightly bloodshot, were overlarfic, his features fine, and a permanent frown had become imbedded In his forehead by the too constant elevation of eyebrows. The frown and the gritty Voice And the impenetrable reserve gave Jennet a sensa of unease Jn his presence, although, touched by his loyalty to Peter, she felt affection for him. Fred told of the questions he had been asked--nbout Peter's character, nffllliitlons, friends, political, leanings, parenl.i--und the answers l.o had Riven. He relayed the hoarso sentences with an almost boyish shumcfnccdncss, for the questions carried an affront which mode the nnswers sound pl«c*(lng. "It's easy to answer factual questions about a friend," Fred apologized, "but when you're asked for your opinion of .your friend's oplnleru, the conversation lets * little hot. I began to squirm after a few minutes of It. I felt he was trying to trip me up. 1 1 betan lo feel kind ol si* a«d mem like I really had something lo hide You get that way when you're hounded, you get mean. 'Fret Chaney,' I said to myself, 'i! they're after your friend, they're after you.' Anyway, Peter, I die my best. But there's one thing's got me worried. One thing in particular ..." "What's that?" P e t e r asked shajply, suddenly conscious of the two words that had lain like gallstones at the bottom of, his mind: "Washington files." · · · RED s p r e a d his -immaculate hands, set them, gleaming, on his knees. "Remember the ,time we went to that Kirl't house to hear what we thought was going to be a speech by Kelly? Her name was Mary Templar. Remember?" Th« brittle joints of the trumpet vine baat on the window pane in another rise of night wind, jennet lad left his side to put a long match to the gas under the logs, and the logs cracked in the sudden .rough of flame. The wind licked he flames pointing their tips with ts curving tongue. Now and then there was a disheveling downward rust of wind--n shower of sparkj. Peter took his eyes from the hyp T nolle m o t i o n of the Ore and watched his wife move from win- tow to window drawing the heavy lomcspun drapes. He looked at ho dim waist which he could span vith his hnnds arid he saw It hlckencd to support the weight of a child. Hii -heart made a tit Id his breast at the thought 4 whit one gone night, a vljlt man iiurt- ul than political, might do to the new family of .Peter Surlnovt, Mtry Tciyphr, He had seen her "::l fro.li His r;ar bending over desk. The chubby pink toga straining the white silk seams, making worms of them. "Miss Templar!" When she turned, he saw the round pink face, the pink chubby arms swelling out of tight short cuffs. They discussed, the thyroid patient. She asked him then if he'd like to come to her house that night to hear Kelly speak, or wasn't he a Democrat? He had a date with Fred that night, but he decided to bring him along. He and Fred arrived late. Mary Tempjar's living room was filled wilh people sitting in rows of those rented collapsible chairs. THEY took seats in the back of the room. Mary Templar turned at the sound of their scraped chairs, dimpled at Peter and waved. The speaker was concerned with the current problems of a musicians' union. While he ipoke, papers were passed among :be audience for signatures. The mimeographed forms respectively protested the indictment of the Hollywood Ten and a bill written by an incumbent Republican seemingly designed'to limit* free speech. Peter and Fred signed each orm. As the meeting progressed, t became increasingly apparent that the speakers held fast to the Communist Party line. Kelly did not arrive till midnight and he spoke rambllnfly about very little. The following week, Peter met ennet, after which Mary Tcmp- ar looked lo hirn like a perspiring dairy-maid. She even, he noticed, ltd a dairy smell. He didn't dale heir again. The incident was closed. Or win 17 As a result, his signature affixed to two liberal protests was on »le in Washington, and the pro- tits would serve as a record of ill attendance at a Communist ·alhertruj. ' "I rMMtor," Peter said at lait. ' "I ti*4 f«r|Ctte*, but I remember M*. Bo Out', what Cola meant * must be. He's tot a very effl- etunt little spy system at the hoi- Ilal. He'd have dug iu this sort t thing." f«l Last week in voting for th Berry resolution, the House Representatives brought forwar once mt«e what may.- be eallc the American version -of a prob lem which is agitating London Paris and' Bonn. In all fou parliaments -there is now a ma jorlty . determined to scrutiniz and limit the commitments whic their foreign ministers are makin to one another. The opposition In each countr suspects Its own diplomats abroa of a willingness to sign blan checks in order to reach agree went with the other diplomats Mr. Churchill is being censure in London for promising too muc to Mr. Truman. Mr. Acheson i suspected in Congress of havin promised too much to Mr. Chur chill. The Bonn Parliament i plainly suspicious of Dr, Aden auer's disposition, to agree-with M Schuman, and the. French Parlla ment has done its best lo truss-ui M. Schuman before he agrees too completely with Dr. Adenauer., * · * There is something here whicl is obviously of great important and worth taking much trouble to understand. For a starter il is impressive llial in each country the crucial and burning issue is on the power to order IroopE inlo baltle. The democracies may not be well informed, or deeply and regularly concerned, about the inlri cale course of diplomacy. Bui they are profoundly jealous of theii right and power to have the fina say about whether Iheir sons shall je sent abroad to fight,.and per- laps lo die, in foreign lands. That s the ver}' essence, they feel, ol being free, independent, and self- governing. Tlie Berry resolution, particularly- when it is read logelher wilh the speeches of flepresenta- ives Vorys, Berry and Halleck, makes Ihis very plain. "II should kept in mind," said Mr. Halleck horlly before Ihe final roll call, "that the resolution is narrowly limited. It has to do merely with the use of American forces abroad, and actions, 'commitments and un- derslangings--nol conversallons or discussions, but agreemcnls and commitments--lhal would involve us in war." * * * Mr. Halleck was not asking for transcript of everything that was said while the Churchill mission was in Washington. Mr. Halleck wanted public assurances that Mr. Truman and Mr. Acheson had made no promises to Mr. Churchill and Mr. Eden which may mean engaging more American forces--by which he really meant tnore American infantry--across the seas. The debate brought out what is worrying Congress. They are afraid that the promise in the Churchill - Truman communique : 'to lend- all assislance in their power" to "establish a European defense community" may corne to mean 'that more American divisions are to be sent for a longer lime to G e r m a n y. They are afraid, also, that the adminislra- tion mighl be sending, as Mr. Vorys put it, "American troops to the Suez or some oth^r foreign territory," and. they feel that "if such is .the case, Congress 'should know about it." " .'·"'"-·' The majority'in 'Congress fee) strongly, and the administration Democrats had no stomach'id" dispute it with them, that, is id r Halleck said, "We are already in' one war, a fighting, shotting, killing war, which, never' to this day, has been declared by''-the Congress of ' the United State*. Many of us are being asked; 'Will another war be institute*, withoul consultation with the Congress-somewhere ' around the 20,000- mile perimeter of the'Russians?*"" * · · The question which'all this'pre- sents is how.to reconcile the nat- iral.^ undeniable and. righteous insistence of the 'democracies with Ihe effective use of military force :n maintaining the balance 'of ;)ower lo prevent aggression. '"'· It is necessary to recognize that American . military power is not something which can be kept, so o speak, in the deep freeze 'and under lock and key until Congress las aulhorized ils use by declaring var. ' The miiilary power of the Jnited Slates is something which las lo be in continual use, not as a shooting force but as what Is mown technically as a force in icing--a force 'which does not lave, to shoot because Its shoot-, ng ability is known and has been" ·alculated correclly by the an- agonist abroad and by the con- luclors ot foreign policy at home. In order to use military power* s a force in being, the govern- nent in its dealings with foreign nations has to be able to say vhether the United States would ct with force if and when some lation used force. This does not require the kind, f commitment to which Congress s really objecting--the power to ut an army into a country and ghl a war Ihere of lhat country, s attacked. Where this kind of' ower to commit is necessary, as it 'as for Weslern Europe under 'ATO, it is downright folly on le part of any president -not tp ake the matter to Congress, to ave il debated thoroughly, and to nake sure thai Congress shares illy his responsibilities. For the mosl part, around most r the great 20,000-mile perimeter, hat is required is not the power o commit American troops but power to give the American uarantcc. There is no serious rgumenl in this country about he power of the president to give guarantee. It has back of it the np and unqueslioned precedenl Ihe Monroe Doclrine. Senator aft has not only not questioned his power but he has himselT een a leading advocate of Ameran guarantee. So far as this country is con- erned the problem is in its ·esent form not at all.dtfflcult-to olve. But it will not be'solved-- ertainly not in an .election.year-- Mr. Truman, instead of-admit- ng some fault and some error his conduct of the Korean waf, ands there stubbornly uncom- unicative and coldly unrespon- ve on Ihe ground lhat he was imehow altogether right all · the inc. Dear Miss Dix: Last summer I married a boy against his parents' wishes. He was hurt by their disapproval, but married me anyway. Wanting lo make a good impression, I had a big church wedding for which I went deeply into debt without telling my fiance. 1 also had other debts. I promised him that I would save his allotment cheeks so we would have a nest egg, but, of course, had to use the money for my bills. I have a good job, but belwccn paying my debls and living, it takes all th« money 1 make or get from him. Now I have admitled my debts, as an honorable person. should, and asked him for his savings to help clear them. I also know that his, parents have some bonds' of his, on which they are co-owners. Am I not entitled to these, too? His parents refuse to give them to me,, but | .feel 1 should insist on getting them. Pearl M. C. Answer: Certainly no advice I CONTINUED ON PAGE FIVE Southland Answer to Previous Puzzl* HOUZONTAL i Southern ttate S Southern · mortclty 13 Altar tcretn 14 Autumn flower 15 Rubber] UMutical instrument 17 MaitaehiutUi cape U Raced 20 Glance at 21 Small barrels 23 Serbian town 25 Playing card 26 California city 28 Speak haltingly 30 High peak 3? Walks 33 Property Income 38Po«m 37 Took away (legal) 39 Male dm (pl.) 43 Genus of rodents 44 Funeral notice 41 Co away, eat! 47 Deedi ' 49 Iroquolan Indian 51 Cravat 53 City in The RtUwrUndi 14 Bunting MSpanUnclty 57Gra»t«d VERTICAL 1 Caprlcioui 2 American author 3 Southern fruit 4 Legal matters 5 Roman datt 6 Hamlets 7 Property items 8 Chart -8 Egyptian "Souttwm goddess mission shrine 10 D«tert in Chile 2B Encounters 11 Threatened 31 West Pointer 12 Laundry' machines 19 Likewise 22 Fish 24 Pajtners (coll.) 33 Mohammedan month 34 Teach , 35 Cuddles 38 Most dreadful 40 Lively 41 One who profits «Horsei ^\ 45 Tenth part " 48 Denomination JO Nobleman S3 Book of Bible (ab.) . 59 Unit of wire measurement MlwlMCiVr MBink

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