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NOHTHWBT ARKANSAS TIMIS. Fovfrhwin*., ArkmM* lolurd.y, March IS, Iff! Campaign Progresses At Veterans Hospital Dr. Leslie Wright, left, manager of the -Veterans Hospital, looks on-as O. L. Wilson, personnel offici moves a.model ambulance up the Red Cross fund-contribution hill on the hospital's unique scorcboa.n All employes of the hospital have been divided into two teams. Red and White, and are competing agains each other in the Red Cross campaign. The Red team quota is $224, while the White team must reac ·t-least $222. (PUska TMESFO.TO). . ' · Singapore Hub Of Two-Way Smuggling, With War Material Being Shipped Out To Communist Lands 5ingapore-(/P)-The U. N. block-* . ade of Red China and boom con ditions in Singapore have trans formed this great trading cente into a teeming hub of two-waj . imuggllng. , Bigtime operators, who long hav used loopholes in'this great por to smuggle in opium for rich Chinese addicts, now use the sairn loopholes to send out strategic wa materials to Communist countries. With Red China as their ulti mate'destination, quantities of tin _ rubber,, tfrcs, auto parts, tinplatc "carbon black and other war necessities are flowing out o£ the colony despite the official ban. The British authorities admi' "cargoes-are getting past the customs and port control, but pleat senior custms officials cannot' be everywhere at once and have -to take the word of officers in passing outbound cargoes. Said a customs . spokesman "Contraband, opium, gold, liquor and tobacco coming in is smal compared to the volume of prohibited 1 goods going out." "Strategic materials are the money-making exports of smugglers. .He named Red China and Indochina, as the. main "importing countries. 1 When Britain placed a . b a n on strategic" war material exports to Communist China, illicit exporters . here immediately looked- for alternative channels to get supplies needed by thes Communists out of the colony. . One method was" to obtain export declaration for scrap material-nnd then ship out brand- new material heavily packed. With official papers, these cargoes got past \rUsting customs men for months. The ruse came to an end only when a large cargo of brand new tinplate wrapped in sacking burst open aboard a Hong Kong-bound vessel. The export declaration had ·tipulated it was tin cuttings. There followed a period ol apparent calm. Three months later 20 customs officers, acting on information, boarded the steamship, JBandviken, 1 bound- for Red China. They went to vyork with screwdrivers, and out of bedsteads with hollow sides, canvas cots with hollow supports and gla'zed tablctops with false undersides, poured thousands of pieces of auto parts and tools.. They included spark plugs, bearings, gaskets, contact- breakers, spanners, files, aerial and ordinary film and printing paper. - But Singapore's 66-mile vulnerable coastline and corruption among some customs men are 1 two factors contributing tn the track; which flourishes despite periodic crackdowns. West Forlk Mrs. Charles Ray, who has been i patient in a .'ayettcville hospital, has'been returned home. Mrs. Eva Smith is caring for °:cr Mrs. Ruby Smith and children have moved to Faycllcvillc. C.' C. Stockburgcr, who spent the past three weeks with his ·on-in-law ard daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Moore of Rogers, has returned home. . Bill Watcrfield is span Jng his vacation at home. Doyle Stockburger of Winslow George Pulls No Punches In Criticism Of President; Truman Strength Question Mark By JAMES MAftLOW Washington-^-In an angry mdmenl an extremely influential Democrat, Senator George of ·nd W. G. Shipley of Fayctteville .went to McAlistcr, Okla., Wednesday on business. Ceorgia, delivered one of the most caustic criticisms ever uttered in the Senate against President Truman on the very day when returns from the New Hampshire election showed the president badly beaten. Truman, urging the Senate to approve his plan for reorganizing the Internal Revenue Bureau, had suggested that the senators opposing it were moved more by a desire for political patronage than a desire to eliminate corruption from .the government. George! attacking the president, said: "He is the poorest advocate of a cause--good, bad, or indifferent--that the world has ever produced." This crytic statement was made it a' time when many people were ivondering about the reasons for Truman's defeat in Kew Hampshire and whether the vote there ruly reflected the feelings ' of Democrats everywhere toward the president, Question Into Focus By accusing the president of being a poor advocate, George at cast brought into focus a question which undoubtedly arose in many minds after hearing the New lampshirc returns: Just how much of a job has Truman done n winning the people over to him nd the causes be favored? No one can accuse him of never laving done a selling job. In the 948 presidential campaign! when iractirally no one gave him a nance, he went around the coun- ry, talking face-to-face with the icople. And he won. It was an mazing job. It was a reminder of the equally mazing and consistent success of Franh' D. Roosevelt in talking to the people apaln and again, particularly in his fireside talks, and explaining the why's of' what he was doing and wanted to do. He .went to the people for support. .Truman has led the country into some of the most far-reaching ventures in American history-such as the Korean War, the Atlantic pact, foreign alliances, and arms and economic help for allies --but there has been increasing grumbling over the inconclusiveness of the Korean war, over the Truman administration" apparent ly abandoned the fight. And th administration's advocacy of com puisory healt:. insurance c a hardly be satd to have been stren uous, 'particularly in view of a] the opposition it had. Corruption in government ha been and probably will remain om of the biggest issues in the prosi dential campaign, with Truman 1 ; opponents expected to capitalizi on it as much as they can. No even his closest friends can claim he jumped.into this problem witl both feet in a hurry, for a broad investigation has not even begun although Truman might be able t explain convincingly what delayed it. His defeat by Senator Kcfauver in New Hampshire may spur th president into more direct contact with the people--and it certainly will i f ' h e decides to run again--for in New Hampshire Ke fau'vcr who went around shaking hands got the votes while the president who stayed away came in second-best. high taxes, and the fact thai they're being used to provide so much economic help for other countries. Has Nation Been Sold? Because there is the grumbling, which may have taken active form in the New Hampshire elections, the question about Truman's ad- vpcacy, sticks out sharply! Just how much of a job has Truman done in trying to sell the people on Korea, taxes, and foreign aid. Three of the most controversial programs offered Congress by Truman were civil rights, repeal of the Taft-IIartley labor law, and compulsory health insurance. Af- .cr one try on civil rights and one on repealing Taft-Hartlcy, the S C H L I C H T M A N ' S BROILER-BRED CHICKS NIW HAMPS-VANTRESS CROSS DELAWARE HAMP CROSS Cil»klUh*d OT« K Y«r Track DtlivtrlM to Miny Lncalitin SOftKHIMAN HATCHERY U.S. APPROVED PULLORUM ClfAN f"~ Phon* 347. I For Prlcti I I D«ll»«ry Di MMW-- -PMh. 2R And DalM BOX B, APPLETON CITY. MO. Bentonvitte Two executive assislants with Rotary International in Chicago were guests of the Bcntonville chapter Wednesday. Mrs. Hazel Mier and Mrs. Mildred Vandcr- veld told some of the history of Rotary and how the offices operated. A musical skit by Joe Applegate, Lt. Jack Fields, Frank \Vilson, Oliver Looncy and Bob Husscll, proceeded the program. The Twelve Corners Grange sponsored a pic supper Friday light in the community building. Proceeds will go into the building fund for a new Grange hall. Muscal entertainment by local talent was presented. The home of Winnie Kiel on Northwest A Street was damaged by a fire that was detected shortly after noon on Thursday. The loss was estimated at 51,500. . "Dixieland Review," a minstrel show sponsored by the b a n d boosters of -the Bcntonville schools was presented Thursday and Friday nights at the school auditorium. Lester Drake, president Chamber of Commerce, of the served as interlocutor. Money derived from sale of tickets will help support the Bentonville band. Hubert Mustccn of Rogers has filed for justice of the peace, position No. 5 in Rogers. Eldeau Moore was elected commander of the Bentonville post of the VFW for the 1952-53 term at a regular membership mecling this week. Other officers elected arc: Senor vice commander, Truman Boling; junior vice commander, Ed Craig; quartermaster, Charles O. Lawson; chaplain, Waller M earce; surgeon, Dr. lC»iI Comp- lon; judge advocate, Dale Jefferson. W. H. Fields was elected trustee for a three-year term. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mitchell, o\... ore of the local Western Auto Associate Store, w i l l leave for Kansas City Saturday to attend an appliance show there on Sunday Vaughn Pickard, who has been employed by Calllsor.-McKinncy icre for the past two years, has resigned to join the sales force nt Ericksten-Wright Real E ' s t a t e Enthusiastic Audience Greets Cincinnati Symphony Which Gives Inspiring Program By MUCK BKNWAKI) Fayettevillc is a good symphonj town, and- every conductor who has ever brought his orchestra here has been amply rcwardec with ait enthusiastic audience Thor Johnson; conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony, was reminded of this fact last night as his organization played for a-large crowd in the University Field House. Musicians are probably most contented when they .are being paid the most, but they usually play., the best when they have a large. and sympathetic "audience. Last night they had the stimulus to do their finest, and few who heard-the concert would deny that it was orchestral playing ; at its best. ' . . The' first number on the program was the "Haffner" Symphony by Mozart. This 'Is not a work of broad-sweeping soul- stirring melodies, nor is It a work of exotic tonal blendings. Yet, the charm and grace of the delicate thinly-scored Symphony was apparent, from the opening few measures. Johnson'has a tendency at times to call forth more in the way of tone than seems necessary or desirable in works of this nature. Mozart did riot write parts for "heavy brass" in all of his symphonies, but he did in this particular one, and Johnson came close at times'to miring down the composition in a heavy mass of sound that is not congruous with :hc style of Mozart. Music of this period was never intended to be played by a large symphony orchestra, and il must be admitted -hat the conductor's mistakes were negligible--the performance was both brilliant and precise. Who among us would attempt an "inprovcment? "The White Peacock" by -the American composer, Charles Grlf- cs, was admiringly handled. The work is f u l l of impressionistic devices, and is undoubtedly the equal of any of the French composers with whom the impres- ionislic school was supposed to have originated. Perhaps the most novel wcrk o'n vholc program was the "Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes if von Weber" by Paul Hindemith. This composition ir, four movements sounds little like the ither works of Hindesmith, Is trangely lacking in painful dis- onancc, and is more reminiscent if the style of writing' around the urn of the century than of 1" ears ago. The 'audience, most of vhom were hearing the work for he first 'time, sat in studied si- cncc hardly knowing what to cx- ieet next. Each movement was n elaboration on a theme by the 9th century composer Carl von Veber. Perhaps the most Inter- sting of all was the second lovcmont which took a theme sed by .von Weber in some inci- ental music to Schiller's play Tprandot." The kitchenette (per- ussion department) received a 'orkout as the drum players ought to play on the triangle, ood block, metal brush, Chinese ong, etc., in rapid succession The program closed with the eautifui but sometimes laborious Harold en Italic" by Berlioz. )nc critic remarked, "Berlioz had othing to say, but said it elo- uently." Doubtless this is an ovcr- .atemont. Many who heard the ·ork last' night were of the opin- n that Berlioz had plenty to ay, but took too long to say it. rik Kahlson, viola soloist in the erformancc, was superb as was e orchestra. The symphony orchestra is one f the miracles of modern society --its value as an entertainment edium was emphatically demon- rated last night. Lions Club To tome Officers For New Year The Faycltevlllc 'Lions Cluh will vote on new officer's at its next regular luncheon session, to be held Tuesday noon at Ferguson's. For president--Bill Morton and Vine Blumcnbcrg; Second vice president---Hcydon Lewis and A. D. McAllister, Jr.; Third vice president--Ted R. Wylic and J. R. Crocker; I Lion tamer--Harold Cllnehcns and Robert Rowdcn; Tail twister--Wally Ing-nils, Allen Hughes, Herbert Lewis, Jr. and Rex Smith (two to be named). Board- of Directors--Joe kinson, George Bcrryman, McNair and Roy Adams (two to be n a m e d ) | and to replace Col Earl T; Houk, who is leaving in June, for a one-year term, S. M Lansford and Warren Cifforcl (one to, be named). President Fred- Stevenson .assumes the office of first vice president when new officers are installed in June. Wil- Sam Hillside Adventures l»j FRED STARR William . James once said, "As long as there are postmen, life will have zest," and what a lot of zip they do put into life especially If you arc trying to write a column and they bring letters like the one received today from Mrs. Grace Evans, up at Gravette, Arkansas. Mrs. Evans hailed from Iowa 30 odd years ago, and has now become so accustomed to all the joys the Ozarks bring until she has about decided to take up residence here. She likes both the country and the people. Well, Mrs. Evans, what makes of pc any country a delightful or a d i f - wore! flc'uH place to live In is generally told, the people. There is a many-times- told story of a traveler camping n lomclhlng ibout.tt you can't "no"'to,"" ' · ' ' · '· ·* « · · ' · · Change In Routine Saves Her Life · ' · There Have been »"few VrirtcJt f wish J hadn't had to-answer. There was Ihe one iff Wen yean, ago tonight, when « Deijhbcir i brought, word my mother wai . I dead. You may get rid of a »·!»·'· i mart by not answering the door, ! but you can't get rid of death | (|uite so easily. . : Then there's the telephone! wfe has nerve chough to refuse-lo an- I s w e r a riiiging telephone? 'The ;i verge- parent certainly. t doesn't haw when the teen-agers"arc out at night .and death 1 rides the. highways constantly. Then, too, 'it misjht-- nnd I mean 'mljh.1--b» the radio /oiks calling you to s'fe if you can answer such questions nr.. .'.'Hnw much greater is six tfc*m · hall dozen," and if you can give the correct reply you hit the jackpot- . Sti for zest and excitement most' of us will no on visiting the mafl- box, answering the door, and tolN phone. A lot of nice people jKt (n touch with you by way at all of I them. · . . This Is the time of year when I It -ii so easy to love the-- country I j ,md country living. Mart by nature I 1 sc!?mr. tn h:ivc a hankering to plant I thiug^ to src what will happen. I 'But it you p b n t things this'earlj, · I usually n o t h i n g happens.' I It is the time of year when the I whmc out-ot-doors icems..to b« i muling to life. Even in the animal i kingdom the colts, calves', pigs. Miss Jessie H a m m of Mulberry made a mighty important dc-; ani lambs are being bom. The elsloii one night last week when she decided tn change beds lor t h a t j birds are getting ready to start a. night. The picture above shows what happened to the room *hc | JjiniH}"! the hen is hatching 'out vacated for .that one evening. A resident of Mulberry for jnany yuary, ~" L ' ' she changed her routine for this one night nnd escaped death. Thu tire and rim shown above in the center of H bed in her home, came rff a passing truck, knocked a hole through her hot.'se and landed in the bed, shattering springs and slats. (Picture courtesy of W. M. Rlttcr). . - at a man's spring ono night, and when the owner went down for a talk, the traveler inquired of him w h a t . klhd of neighbor he had thereabout!!. "What kind did you have where you came from," asked the man. "The very best," was the reply, and without hcsitatipn the .man told him he would find the same there. The next night another stronger camped at the spring nnd asked the same question and In reply to what kind he had back home he said they were the . world's of people we have here," he was worst, "Funny, but that's the kind old. Next to Ihe coming of Ihe postman I suppose out in the- country you'd say a knock on the door (lives more promise of zest and excitement, In crowded cities It may be that only peddlers knock on the front door, and* a body could resist answering it, but not so out beyond the paving's end. You never know what adventure p r b TMxl. and me neighbor even ' S "· . , ?i baby .I" 0 ?, 5 ' : opnng is the youth UTYIP of farming. U has Us appeal- Hut summer, with Its wcedj and grass a'.id drought and failure, Is the old- age lime of farming, and is not nearly so lancinating. Yes, sir, thd farm .'Is grcnt place at this lime of'year. It :is . where -you will find » tractor salesman in the meadow,' » farm relief congressman In the hay loft, a washing machine peddler in the houie. a television ?aM- man at the front gate. » candidate down at the barn, and a eouple of will follow thiit knock, and there's tramps In the corn crib. ROARING SAGA OF MEXICO'S TIGER ON A WHITE HORSE! Weekly Classified Business and Professional Directory EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS CITY HOSPITAL Phent 1200 GAS. Pheni 2160 ACCOUNTINe-MODIKN «U1INII» COURtlt ' Vindow Mr, and Mrs. J. A. Cummings of Gravette announce the birth of a daughter, Rebecca Lynn, March 8. Mr. and Mrs. Union Preston of Gravelle, announce the birth of n daughter, Patsy Ruth, March S. Mr. nnd Mrs. W. A. Vaughn, Jr., of Gentry, announce thi birth of n daughter, March 8, A special meeting of the P. T. A. scheduled for Friday night, arch 14. Spiritual Emphasis cek will provide the theme for meeting, and talks will be vcn by the Rev. Dee Smith and c Rev. Mr. Bates. J. n. Kcnnan Fayettevillc, county school sup- visor, will be the principal caker. Berle Bland of Faycttc- le will sing. Mrs. Kenneth R»y- rn, P. T. A. president, will serve program director. Miss Fanchion Ebbrcct of Wool and John Buss, son of Mrs. uth Buss of Winslow, were mar- id March 8 at the home of R. F. orrison, justice of (be peace, c couple will be al home on its farm near Woolscy. Mr. and Mrs. Jercdon Chandler and daughter arc visiting Mr. and Mrs. Everett Lcdgerwood and children of Scminolc, Okla. The Lions Club met Thursday night at the Methodist Church v/ith a business session following the dinner, Marvin Smith has been released from active duty with the Navy after serving seven years and seven months, two and one-half years of that time In the South Pacific. Discharged at Stockton,' Calif., he came here to join his ; and son. They will make their home at Ponca City, Okla. Mrs. Laura Land has returned from BayHown, Texas, where she spent a month with her 1 sons, Raymond and Paul and their families. She will assume the duties of bus line agent at the loca! bus station. Mr. and Mrs, Newton Land and children have moved to Fayclto- villc to make their homo. Mr. Land has been connecter 1 with the J o f f - M c N a l r Motor Company for several years. They will make heir home on Fourth Street, Mrs. LaVada Burns and her daughter, Miss Mary Lo" BUrns, .pent the week at Iloi Spfingi. CITY WATER PLANT, Phon* 721 LIGHT AND POWER. PhcM 2200. ·^ MUTUAL INSUMANBI ' FIRE. Phwra 7S POUCI. Phtnt II TRAIN FOR CIVIL SERVICE JOIS SECRETARIAL - STANDARD COURSES FAYETTEVILLE BUSINESS COLLEGE PHONE 13 FAYETTEVILLE. AUTO CLASS · AUTO CLASS * MIRROR SHOP Automobile Gists Inilillod Clan Tlblei -- Plate Glaii -- Mlrron Mirror Rtiilr«rlng, Gl«i« Furniturt Topi ALL WORK GUARANTEED 119 W«l Miodow. Phon. 2720 ·OTO 1UPPLH1 FAYETTEVILLE AUTO SUPPLY II EAST MOUNTAIN FAvEYTEVILLt, ARK. FHONE 774 Cronkihoft Grinding Motor Rebuilding fartt Per All Cars and Trucks BODY SHOP- SINES BODY SHOP Specialiiing In Body »nd Fend«r Work, Painting, Siltly Clan, Upholiltring, Scat Corttl. 227 W. Dlckson Phont 196 CLIANCHS ft LAUNDRY CITIZENS LAUNDRY DRY CLEANERS Quality -- Service 326 N. West Phone 2146 DRUB STORK· Phoni 17? Complete Drug Store Servic*. Fre* Delivery from 7:30 A. M. to 10:00 P M. PALACE DRUG STORE Walgreen Agency 422 ~Dickion SI. 'Fnyelttrille, Ark. LAND'S GROCERY WE DELIVER "Right on the Hiway--Right on the Price" 100 N. COLLEGE PHONE 1211 Also LOANS LICENSED PAWNBROKER ROCHIER'S JEWELRY SOUTH SIDE SQUARE Muluil Fire Iwnrince Organized 1922 1952 will be 200th Anniversary of Mutual. InsUfiirice Phone 180 209 North Hock Street llWfl STAND ' I CARMEN'S NEWS STAND (Foimtrlr Fowlir'i Fruit ind Mt.wt fund) "THE BIG LITTLE STORE" In FAYETTEVILLE «t 412 WEST DICKSON : PHOME 114 JOHNSON PLUMBING AND HEATING CONTRACT OR REPAIR Cornir Spring and School, Phono 10*0 ·ADIATOR SHOP* HARRY'S RADIATOR SHOP Ltt Hirrf Iniptct jrour cooling iyiltm ind rtcondllloo TOO* radiator lor »/lnt«r wtithtr. N«w cam Initilltd. EAST OF MONTGOMERY WARD TIRE SHOP «W E. Rock SI. . Phon. »I4 SMVICI STATION!WALKER AUTO SERVICE COMPLETE SERVICE FOR ALL CARS *Bot.r" V/hiel Alijnmtnt WH..1 Balancing FRAME AND AXLE STRAIGHTENING 113 S. COUESt, FAYtTTEVIUI, ARK. PHONE 77! LIQUORS- SAM'S LIQUOR STORE FayetfcviHt'i Moit Up-To-Oatt 1 I. M««ntalii ' I61f M I L K * FAYETTEVILLE MILK CO. PASTEURIZED - HOMOGENIZED 130 Ntwtti W«M HMM 130 SIGNS ' " ' .·····^^^ PEERY SIGN AND ELECTRIC SIGNS -- NEON -- ELECTRICAL WIRING 1-DAY SERVICE ON NEOH HEPAIBS FRKE ESTIMATES ON ELECTRICAL WORK 132 SOUTH SCHOOL. PHONI 3*01 TAXI SIRVICr* 0-K TAXI CO. ' equip u lull 400 W. DICKSON Our Csbi «rt new cquipptd with l-w«y nitdto to glr« you Mlttt MTvto. P« Prompt Till Sinrlc* call « t f » * The New ROYAL Family can h«lp You it tktra .. . is typing to..4t.,,..'.v-- New EltrtrK. N.w Stwifertl. 1 .*W« FttrtaM*. ·ALES ALEXANDER TYPEWRITER CO. PHONE Ml tames

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