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* July M, IMI N fortt?aifat Arkansas WBaTBWaiwW · · "t^Waww^ataW Otlmf OVwaMHraB PuMltM dairr ejieeiK Bwtatef k* fAYETTtVlLu: OtMOCatir ; PUBLISHING COMPART 1 nofcerli fulbrliM, PrtaMtat , I founded Juno 14. IMS 1 Entered at the post otfite it fayottevlile. A r k , is Second-Class Mall Hatter ··» C. OeaiharL Viet PraL-OeMnTkeuevf T Ted n. Wyli*. Edlior : MBMBCH OF THE AaViOCIATTtTpREll^ S Tbe Associated Prcn Is exclusive-ay cntiller 1 '.o Ihe tisc for republicatiwi of all nL'wi dispatchn treditcd to it or not otherwise credited *n t h U locr and also the local neivs published herein. All rights of rcpublication of tpecial dit* etches herein are also reserved. WM* ' uBSCRlPTlON RATH · C m M I iLf in Uftthinr'TM. fienioa. M*dir« coua- Arlc . End Aflair county. OE1«. Dr.- mcnin .................. ----------- Tic ct irfnlha ____ ..... __________________________ 12 t* montn* .. -- ....... _ ..... _ ..... ---------- 13^ Mil i'. erunU** other IhxA there: pa-. mcmtl- _____ ...... ______ . . , , , __ 11 le T*ir*r mr-nthfc __________ ...... ------------ f2.ft IU montm .................... . ...... _______ I4.M Oni- y«r . .- ....... ...... ----- Met All m»i! pavablt fn advance ' M«mb«r Audit ButMii of Cinraltrlaa i ; Every good gift, and every perfect, gift | js from above, and rometh down from the ] father of lights, with whom IB no vari- j Bblenesa, neither shadow of turning.-; jTames 1:17. ! bie Right of the People ! j The press of the country, in seeking to | -keep perfectly clear and free the publication of legitimate news, in every instance l8~flghting the battle, of the people, rather than simply t h a t of a newspaper or group of newspapers. This is put most clearly in a letter writ ten by a Florida newspaper executive recently to an official who sought to withhold information. Parts of the letter are quoted: "It it most difficult for me to believe that you, as a public official, apparently subscribe to t h e same theorira of government which led to the revolt of the Amerf- en colonies--thone theoriets being that the people accept the justice and pay the taxes dealt out to them by those in power vith very little voice in either the procedure or the final results. "It ilso is most frightening to t h i n k thtt our American school system is under the direction of t h i n k i n g of this kind. (The official in question was a superintendent of public instruction). "Twice during our telephone conversation, you informed me t h a t you had given Mr. Sumner {A Tampa Tribune reporter) certain facts and figures of the school budget, much as »ome ancient prince--or modern dictator--might adopt this atitude in their dispensing of information concerning their public offices, and I feel impelled to comment on it. All the news of your office as school superintendent--including ail the facts and figures of the school budget--Is not yours to give out. Neither does this news belong to the reporter or the newspaper. All the flews of your office--as wall as nl| : the news of every other public office in America--belongs only to the people. The only thing you have to give is your cooperation in seeing that all the news of your office i*tcne« the people promptly and accurately. The newspaper is only a vehicle to carry the news to the people. "The s t a t e of Louisiana recently adopted a now law banning secret meetings and secret business on t h e part of t h e i r public officials. A similar law is now before the California legislature, which reads: " 'The people of this state do not yield their sovereignty to the agencies whrch serve them. The people, in delegating authority, do not give their public servants the right to decide what is good for the people to know and what is not good for them to know. The pennle insist on remain- fng informer! FO t h a t they may retain control over the i n s t r u m e n t s t h e v have created.' " A l e t t e r w o r t h y of consideration by every American. who:-e t r u e interest the newspaper man is defending. Now t h a t dad has to cultivate that old Ijhome garden, what a tame name spade is |for a spade. An Ohioan built a dog house 6xfi feet |square w i t h cement walls and electric heat. BMost married men could use one of those. THE WASHINGTON Merry-Go-Round ·r DREW Washington--Molt d r a m a t i c of the many post-midnight huddles during the rough-tough Democratic convention took place between 4 a. m. and 6 a. m. at the Congress Hotel Friday in protest against the so-called alliance hctween the big city bosses and the Dlxlecrats. Held just seven hours before the presidential balloting was to begin, the huddle also was aimed at stopping Adlsl Stevenson. Neither Senator Kefauver nor Avercll Harriman was present but mojl of thoir followers were, including Gael Sullivan. Sen. Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota, Congressman Chet Holafield of California, Paul Fitzpatrick, Democratic chairman of New York, liep. franklin Roosevelt Jr., Cov. "S«apy" Williams of Michigan, Sen. Blair Moody of Michigan, Walter Reuther of th» United Auto Workers, and Sen. Paul Douglas of Illinois As the meellnB opened, Reuther growled at Senator Douglas for claiming there was an alliance between Governor Stevenson and the big city bosses. "You've got yourself in an untenable position." snapped Reuther. "You started out with control of the convention hut finally lost it," he added, referring to the fact that Douglas' candidate. Kefruver, had the largest number of convention votes. Senator Douglas »aid nothing. He let Reuther talk. "I'm not going to let anybody put a Dixle- rral label on a candidate that labor supports," Reuther snapped. Finally, Senator Douglas very softly replied: "Do you meln to say it was not a big city boss- Dixlecrat alliance that seated Virginia? he' asked. "Do you think we did wrong in trying to keep Virginia from being seated?" "It isn't a question of right or wrong," said Reuther. "I thought that I was doing a constructive job of breaking up an alliance of Dixiecrats and big city bosses.' Douglas replied. "But if there li not agreement on that, then there is no use of my staying in this meeting," and he left. * * * Young Congressman Roosevelt, however, did not share Retither's view. When someone in the pre-dawn huddle suggested that they go to Governor Stevenson and ask him whether he approved the alliance between the Dixiecrats and the big city bosses formed to obtain his nomination, TOR, Jr., shot back: "To hell with t h a t : There is no use contacting people about their views. Let their actions speak lor themselves. Adlai Stevenson has to live with himself. If his conscience can stomach this unholy alliance of Jake Arvey and Senator Byrd, then It's well we know it now. Who was "it." young Roosevelt continued, "who put Averell Harriman in this race but Adlal Stevenson?"-referring to Stevenson's speech at Roosevelt College last spring urging Hurriman to run for pres- Idot. "And who wan It who kept Harriman in the rare right up until the laat minute? If Adlal wants to make his position clear," concluded Roosevelt, "then all he has to do is step outside to the newsmen who are waiting nuUide his houte." * * * One of Averell Harriman's key campaign managers 'at Chicago was Jim Howe, former assistant to Attorney General Biddle. Earlier In the campaign Howe decided to sUy out of politics, possibly leaned a bit toward Kefauver. P.ut his wife became a precinct worker for Averell Harriman. worked night and day to carry the District of Columbia primaries for Harriman, and finally, to keep peace in the family, Rowe threw in his lot with his wife and hopped on the Harriman bandwagon. Being an able organizer, he was gradually Uken in to the top of the Harriman entourage. While at Chicago, losing sleep, getting no meals, and spending his money to put Harriman across, Rowe called up his wife in Washington to see how she thought their candidate was do- Ing. "Oh," replied Mrs. Rnwe. "I forgot to tell you that ever since I heard Governor Stevenson make t h a t wonderful speech I've been for him " + * » A f t e r Gnv. Paul Dpver of Massachusetts had one of his conferences with President Truman last spring to arrange plans for the Chicago convention. Dfver was asked whether Truman would run the convention. "Nobody will ever see his hand," the governor replied. That statement was prophetic. In room l i o n of the Blackslnne Hotel a private phone connected the White House w i t h the suitp of Bill Boyle, former chairman of the Democratic National Committee and Mr. Truman's close friend. On the second floor of the Convention Hall, furthermore, was a small office w i t h another private phone connecting to the White House. There. President Secretary Claytnn Fritchev, cx- Attorney General Howard McGrath, Chairman McKinney. While House Secretary Donald Dawson and Scott Lucas, the ex-senator from Illinois who claims that Kefauver's crime probe defeated him for reelection, conferred It was this group, on instructions from the White House, which wanted to ram the Thursday-night session through u n t i l dawn ff necessary, and it was only the fact t h a t the fire m a r - shal came up to this room to warn t h a t there How Green Were the ConventioiiB Today and Tomorrow ·7 WALTIt LirrMANN During the long t u m u l t u o u s cession on Thursday night there were moments when it snemed as if the convention was out of control, when it was no longer q u i t e so certain as it had hern on Wednesday that there was a preponderant majority in control of the party Yet now t h a t the fighting is over, it is a f a i r conclusion, I think, t h a t the struggle was long and so dramatic because the , majority chose to exert only as ! l n a t ln(?re ls 50 much underlying much of its power as was necrs- j similarity between tr" Eisenhow- sary--necessary to quell the re- I cr '" ind Stevenson movements. The hellion of the extremist f a c t i o n j similarity.comes from the fart and to prevent an irreparable I l n ; l ' '" bo " 1 Parties the profcj- break in the party. sional politicians came to the . same practical conclusions, that The preponderant majority al- ! he eff?d ; ve "'" in 'his election ways had. reserves of strength I I s , "'" ongritho .« voter , s w ' h ,°,? re n °'- which it could call upon when the I' 1 he *"?* of t h e political line-up, ' i" 1 ' in the middle of it. Nor ' disaster which eonvulsei this cen- lr.nl mass of the people. The draft of Stevenson came from the moderate middle people ,-MIC; it has h«en successful because the professional politicians, whose business it is to know these thinjs have known that in order to carry the nation the party must appeal successfully In this moder- a t e middle. There is nothing mys- trnniis, therefore, ahout the fact ssue of party unity had to be met. But always the majority vailed a long time, and exerted ts powers as sparingly and as un- 'btrusively as possible. There was II the power there was needed or a steam-roller, but that power ·as never used in a way which made this too palpable. In the end majority always had its way --but not by a knockout and there anything surprising about t h i s important truth. In a time of f u l l employment anrt very general prosperity the first interest O f most families is to hold what they have, and to take no risk they can avoid. The threat to the vested inter! ests of the mass of the people is. ictory which wou'ld'hVve" created i ° f course ' in t h e outer world - Ev more problems than it solved "· vonc k n o w s this ' Yet the Dcm °- II was an example of what in "ats have given only perfunctory foreign affairs could be described ?» ent '° n ° la TMW affairs and as power directed by diplomacy ' h a v e care ? u . 11 . v refrained from tak- or as diplomacy operating from a | i" s a . P 0!lt)o " on situation of strength. In this case, | i n ? lssues a b o u t of course, the strength lay in the j votes in the convention. That I " lc strength was used intelligently to una overcome resistance rather than! of the try- which difficult ; decisions will have to be taken. | The Republicans, of course, were nable lo discuss anything intelli- until the jrsat internal lo arouse and aggravate resistance. The leaders of the majority remembered a great rule of war and struggle for the control of the par '- v w " d « lded then there wans "° *' me ' eft f ° r d 'scussion. Bul thou « h tne Democratic msjor fire that finally might be danger of a broke up the .session. Koto--When Truman was nominated vice president in 1344. also at Chicago, his party m a n - agers used reverse hut equally tough tactics. About 9 p. m., Henry Wallace's managers, expecting b a l l o t i n g to begin, had lined up a hig demonstration. D.a the chairman gaveled the meeting to an adjournment on the instruction of Bob Hannegan. Last week, Truman forces gaveled for a continued session. How Time Flies Thirty Years Ago TiMlay (Fayettevllle Daily Democrat. July 28. 1922) The sprinkling of lawns is prohibited a f t e r today by the city waterplant, according to notice published by the superintendent. The serious coal shortage which is c u r t a i l i n g pumping power, threatening a water shortage, is given as reason for the order. The Fa.vetteville Public Library has lent the local public 1.822 bonks during the past month, . according to library records. This would seem to indicate t h a t the library is filling a place in .the daily l i f e nf the pccple. The Elltms baseball team nf the Ozark Leanie defeated l'-r Federal team in a same played yes- K r d a y on the Elkins diamond by a score of 7 to 3. Twenty Vrars A|o Today ( F a y n t l e v i l l p Daily Democrat. July 28. 1932) About 150 representatives of local civic organizations met last night on Alt. Sequoyah for the a n n u a l banquet with members of the Western Methodist Assembly board. Fayettevillc's and Arkansas' hip summer feature, t h e 14th a n n u a l University of Arkansas Farmers' Week, w i t h all its color, educational possibilities, recreational events nnd get-together aspect will be held on the University campus m x t month. Sprincdale Country club their winning ways in the Two-States golf league, winning the James Reynolds trophy again with a iour man team score of 287 for 18 hole play. \ Ten Tears Ago Today (Northwest Arkansas Times, July 38. 1942) Alembers of the Women's Auxiliary to the National Federation of Postoffice Clerks voted yesterday to place a service flag in the local post- office with stars for each of the men who has left for service with the armed forces. Washington county school districts tod=.y received the first shinment of free textbooks 'from the state department of education under the new textbook program. The number of books is sufficient to provide English, geography and history books for Fall Creek, Mayfield, Pleasant View and Jaybird districts. A lovely old 60 foot w a l n u t tree has come down "in the name of progress" at the former J. T. High home adjoining St. Paul's church. Foundation rock for two apartment houses have been dumped for placing. The old time residence with its high ceilings, big rooms, and open fireplaces soon will be no more and its lumber will go into the newer, more profitable "several small homes in one." of politics, which is not to burn, j . but indeed to build, bridges across i p j a t f c r m ' s sheer Platitudes and which the opposition can retreat. : "?° Republican is mere noisy am. j b i g u i t y , we need not, I think, The nomination of Stevenson I J^fe 1 ^, mi!u * "*J? ifter the nomin.tion of Eisenhow- j ^ n obodvTs deer vM ft,.n2" ^^^^.-^^^·^-^^'pl.^ Questions And Answers Q--Are tapestries hand-woven? A--Real tapestry can be woven only by hand, but imitation tapestries are sometimes produced on power looms with a special mechanism. Q--What is the Southern Cross? A -- I t is a famous group of stars in the Southern Hemisphere- It gets its name from the outline of a cross formed by its four brightest stars. Q--What is the origin of the expression "mind your P's and CJ's"? A--One of the several explanations is t h a t the abbreviations stand for the French "pieds" (feet) and "queues" (wigs) which the nobles at the court of Louis XIV were admonished to mind . ... - - - - , . -·-,* bi * majority ; tr»Y.-."s anv in the nation--middle class in its ' , interests, moderate in its temper, j undoctrinaire, unideological, u n - ' crusading, more prosaic and com- ' ipht on,the problems of the next administration. The fact is, I think, that the nrohlems which are coming up for monsensica, than hot. moist, and i ^^^ £^ faction flourish only on the fringes of this large, central, ther flat mass. plained, to be dealt with in party rge central, and ra- j convem ' ions . It is enough that bo ,i, .. Ann, as it looks c conventions have nominated men 'a i Dorothy Dix Dear Miss Dix: I want to join the WAC but have no idea how to go about it. Can you give me this nformation? ROSE K. Answer:: The Army Recruiting Station in the city nearest will give you complete information on joining the service and will be very glad to help you. Dear Miss Dix: I am 19, soon to most want in life is t home with children. I feel that waiting until I am "old enough" is wasting time. Answer: A healthy man of 21 is certainly old enough. M. B. young wo- and should be settled enough, to have children. Your husband's antipathy to the idea springs mainly from two things. Being much older than you. he probably doesn't relish the idea of babies graduated from high school. I disturbing his peace and, further"he man I love is J6. Is t h a t too more, he has grown accustomed rreat a difference? Also, do you I to your pay check and would like ihink T should continue my edu- j to have it keep coming in. It's up cation in college where I will | to you to persuade him that he's meet boys my own age? R. R. Answer: The age difference is not too great, provided back- round and tastes are similar. As o your education, the faculty advisor, student counselor, or prin- wrong on both counts. Dear Miss Dix: Some time ago I lived next door to a very nice girl, but we were never particularly good friends. Now I have moved away, and find myself cipal of your high school should j dreaming of her. I know I don't be consulted. Don't jro to college! love her, and she is engaged to just to meet boys, however. It's t another boy, so what can these rather ;in expensive way to get j dreams mean? They'll Do It Eve .DO THE 613 EXECS AUO MEM OF KlMOUED STAMP SPJD THSP OF^-Tl/ME LCOtOMS LIKE *OCCUR4T)OI: TRAMP*? C OLDS WHO TOIL 'OVER-OILS'- UP TO THEIR IN flRliWE"»CArJT WAIT TO OQH THEIR (CZ-CRCAM SUITS-... oo IT TIME? look b golfers continued m bowing before the king. . _ - . . ]ry Now If MA McElfrt* OWVK. Htt. m m* ht ··*, I»M. th.t *.*. tTM. .*. i»~i rlear ChrM what «rf*- mtr'm *·*· s of- UiC sajc en a ijng. Hied was nKovl £11 CQ be- ctter face rgus with ness him, rnes the HTWJ ight, hen, abe g a be atv .··Ji nUI It the ed." [Iliri nat- -She nan the et stw «*JI kau- ·a- -- "ij .«·· wno wum atic CXUICQ Katy listened. There was no much else she could do. They knew more than she did abou Agnes Jerome's movementa Uat night. "She caught the northboum bus, the short local nm, at lO.iT," Deputy Argus continued, while Henry Ledbetter went on watching, cat-like. He had that look Katy couldn't help thinking. A bi( fat tomcat waiting to pounce or a cornered mouse -- Katy. She made herself It; k at Dave. "She left the bu£ t mile from town, al your lane. The driver waited while she ran aerots the roal ihrough your gate. She looked Irfghtcned. 'Scared half to death' is the way he put it" -He didn't see anyone else?" Katy knew the answer, even before Argus shook hit head. "There w a s someone, you mow," she insisted, lighting to keep her voice from lunging upward toward hysteria. "Someone who trailed the bus in his car and then followed her into the woods and killed her. The tame penen," she added stubbornly, "whn killed my brother and Mr. Murphy." The Sunday afternoon quiet hung like a pall over the court- louse, which would ordinarily tave been wholly deaerted. Now here was a murder to solve and people were there. In the ttlllneti Henry Ledbetter'a tigh aeewd noiry, affected. ·For your take, Mist Elmo,* ke ·aid heavily, "I hone m," They let Katy go borne, finally. when It teemed that they never would, and Katy wtfeed atoot Into the October miniUM. · · · ··HrUS! . . . Chrla -- bul riw ^ eauldnt cry now, any matt than the could In that* »nt h*un at t*ock whan they tatd hv fftttcr iMtl tltitl a kwilti»4i tVriatraf* a*twtllaaial WM tlaiiil within her. . . . The dreams, hopes, ambitions, even the pleasantnesses at their childhood that she and Cbrif cherished because memories and dreams-- and each other- were all they had had since Christopher find Katherine Elmo died ID a motor car acadent when Chris was nine and Katy 11 years old. It seemed like such a long time ago, those 15 years-- but not so long as that night two weeks ago when Ted came to tee her. "It-- it't Chris, Katy. He's-dead." Ted had stumbled 1 through it, somehow, and Katy had lis- teisrd, her heart constricting, withering, dying a little, too, at his words. "1-- Katy, I don't know how to tell you." But he did tell her, and when he had finished Katy, stunned, just stood there by the fireplace, then not yet opened for the Fall and camouflaged with a kuge bouquet of goldenrod Chris had picked that morning. She must have moaned aloud, for Ted moved to take her n his arms. "Please, Ted--" the pushed him away. "Please go, Ted." "You shouldn't be alone.* "I am alone. Terribly alone--" "You needn't be, darling. Oh," contritely, "1 know this isnt the imc but, Katy, I love you. I waat to help you, Katy If I can." tfATY didn't remember turning away frorn him, but she must have. She was standing at the window, ttarlng dry-eyed into the night, when he went out to his car and drove Into the btaekxess out yonder Uke a madman, running way from grief u the could not run from ban. She moved Uke an automaton, own the broad itone ftepi at tht rent of the weathered fray court- Mute and along the walk past myt playing catch on the lawn, rott-Mtten and brown after last IghL Her car was at the curb. She got Into It, dully aware of a gntwiaitj matJiNtt that was neither the worry and the grief h* had came to know ao well In the bvt two weekt DOC the now tante of a trap elating an her. ·N tad MI had truwr break- |M 9f tUflth. Kw) ffwatttatar otM fltllt r r TT at___n acquainted. Dear Miss Div: My husband, Answer: Be assured, A. L. y o u r dreams are absolutely meaning- who is 33. and I, who will he I less. Perhaps something has made 21, have been married four years,.you think of the girl during the during- most of which we have i day and the thought has been both worked. He doesn't think. I j translated into a d^-eam. You can am old. enough or settled enough | ret your mind at rest about the to be tied down with children. My I meaning of dreams. They seldom opinion is that he doesn't want i nnrtcnd more than overtiredness the responsibility. The thing I ' nr indigestion. 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Hint naani ia I acirraaa 26 With anchor 40 Balance slightly raised 41 Digs tor ore 27 Lung 42 Exclamation inflammation 28 Chills 29 Jewels 31 Calyx leaves 33 Greek headland M South of annoyance 43 Depend 44 Persian poet 48 Part 17 Used to catch; some fllh (pl.) 41 Observes 50 French coin ·toot**/

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