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1, 1W1 tf«rtl|mt PUBLBHUIG COMPANY J%*M 14. IN* MttM M ffl Mcttttt The Aitofimd-final It e«lualvea entitled ta fee ute for itjiulilkiUuii of all iwwf dlapatchea endlled to tt or not otlurwlM credited In toil ptper and alto Ik* local MWI puhllthni herein. Ml rUhU et nvublkr-Uoa of vcdal dlt- herein are al*o · «*» ^ Mall 'attt In WtSSfS*: Blllta.V Badif,. COUaV - Ark., .ne- AtaiToHMr, Okie. snlh Tie lvalue 12 H 11 ."'.""~""""" "'" to RIUlU«* OUMT UK* All mill peyikJe hi tttmha Au«lt tmtm tt Clrralair..i~ Even so the tonrue It a little member, Mid boanteth jrreat things. Behold, how freat a matter t little fire kindlcth.- .ftmeg: 3:5 Not A War An article hi the Journal Of Commerce reports (hat by court definition, the Korean hostilities constitute at most an undeclared war. "This is the opinion of the Pennsylvania 8up«rior Court and means that life insurance companfes can not use the interpretation us /in excuse to avoir! paying benefits under certain war clauses In policies," the article says. The Superior Court handed down two opinions in separate cases, the Journal Of Commerce assert*. One policy covered * ·oldier killed in Kore* and the other a soldier killed in a train accident in this country. Both onsen involved policies of the Pennsylvania Mutual Life Insurance Company. A clau.se which was fn dispute declared: "In the event that the insured enRajes in military or naval service in t h e " time of war, the liability of the comnany ·hall be limited to return of the premiums paid unless the insured shall have previously secured from the company a permit to engage in such service." The court said it emphatically dis- · ·med with the Allegheny County Court which had found this was a politrcaly de- · elared war. Th« Korean "unpleasantness" may be ·n undeclared war, but relatives of those 113,668 buttle casualties are none the less affected. Widows of men killed fijrhtinir the Communists are without husbands, . «nd children of the victims are without fatheri, just as though It were the most declared war thfs nation has ever fought. And if it keeps on as it it now going, or get* even tcnigher, the number involved may qiltt poMlblv resell a record number of killed, wounded and Aliasing. Voters Turn Out Although the vote in Arkansas as a whole 1a*t Tuesday was litrhtcr than expected, the vote in Washington County and the various communHiei in the cotin- tv, was heavier than ordinarily is the c»se. The peon'e arc to he comme-"'el. Ai long as the folks in f h e towns nnd in the country turn out at thc vntin" nrcrincts and let their choices for public: office ho known liy .thuir vntes, this country is gnrng to be wife and sane. A (treat deal of work for some of the candidate* was do"e h" tieir frt«nds »ml it showed tin In the final counting. For example, Chancellor Cherry of Jonesboro was actively and agnressivelv supported by a larfre worVin? force in this county, and he carried thi county. The same was true of several others. A' (rrotins jyo to work for thefr favor- ftes they sm-r interest of the populate as a whole, nnd make for more vn*crs. Reoi- dents rf this part of the state have noth- ·ni» to be ashamed of in the turnout at the P"M«. It Is hopcH *hat as many or more vote on Atijftist 12. An ontimist is anybody who planted watermelon In a field right slong the side of the highway. Marriage is a civil contract -- and in the years to follow more emphasis should M put on the civil. THE WASHINGTON Merry-Go-Round tt DREW MJ.MO* Wmhlnftoo--Mrs. Alice Roosevelt Longworth, diufhter of Teddy and one of the rulers of Washington society, Is either felling benign or else hat fallen for thc Elienhower charm. After WlUkle was nominated, Alice remarked, "He ·prang from thc grass-roots of the country clubs of America." After Dcwcy was nominated, she cracked: "Hov/ can you vote for a man who looks like a bridegroom on a wedding cake?" Both men had defeated Mrs. I.onfworlh'i eloM friend, Bob Tafl. But of the man who de- "fciM.Tift for thc third time, Alice is more tolerant. "Naturally. I am sorry thai Bob didn't make It," she tells friends. "But that's the way it was and I am willing to accept it." She admitted that she watched Ihf- Eisenhower demonstration, "nut." she added, ··conven- tions aren't what they used lo be. Television is spoiling them." * * * Though the Democrats probably qot mire publicity focused on their hectic backstace wire- pulling than the Republicans, some nf thc latter'.i deals are just coming to the surf.UT. One of them, sure to be tlcnic-rl, shoris litfhl on why Arthur Summerfield of Michigan, long a vigorous Taft supporter, switched nvr-r n Elsenhower. Summerfield, n Chevrolet tle.-iU.-r, was under heavy pressure from General Motors to switch. But there was more to it thnn t h a t -according to thc slory told by Summcrficld's close friend, Congressman Jesse Wolcott of Michigan. Wolcott says that during the OOP discussion over seating the Southern delegate-:, he got a frantic phone call from Summerfield to come to Chicago Immediately. Arriving in Chicago, Surn- mcrflcld told him he wns being pressured by Tom Coleman, GOP lender-in Wisconsin and Taft's floor manager, to back-Taft. He was also under pressure from Scnalor Ferguson and Congressman Schafcr of Michigan, likewise vigorous Taft boosters. On the other hand, General Motors, for whom he operated a dealership, demanded thnt he support Eisenhower. * * * Therefore, he asked Wolcott to act as a buffer --a sort of mediator In deciding the seating of the Southern delegates. He also told Wolcott that, In return for supporting Ike. he had been promised the right to fill one spot in the Eisenhower cabinet, and he had chosen the Treasury Department. His choice for secretary of the treasury, he said, would be Congressman Wolcott. In relating this to friends. Wolcott has ::aid that he did not feel qualified to.be secretary of the treasury, though he wss glad to help Sum- merffeld out, and did sn. Hlj help came wh»n Summerfield, after listening to the Georgia delegates present their case, remarked that he wanted his friend Con- Kreisman Wolcott to pass on thc merits of the matter. Whereupon Wolcott recommended a vole with thc Elsenhower group. This helped to take the heat off Summerfield. also showed that at least one prominent Michigan congressman wn in Summcrflcld's corner. In the end, It will be recalled that Summerfield twitched Michigan's big block of votes to Elsenhower, despite the fact that at thc Michigan utate convention he had worked to block Elsenhower. Note--Summerfield has already been rewarded by appointment as GOP na'tional chairman. It will be Interesting to see whether he gets the selection of a man for secretary of the treasury too. * * .it- While Governor Stcvonaon was hanging back on the Chicago draft, his sons were doing their best to push the draft. One day, youngest son John Fell Stevenson turned up at thc draft- Stevenson headquarters at thc Hilton Hotel wearing H "We Need Adlai Dntlly" button ,-is big as a flying saucer. Immediately Dr. Walter Johnson, University of Chicago professor who masterminded the draft, grabbed him by the arm, pulled him Into a room, and told him that If he wanted to upset the draft this was thc best way to do It. Young Stevenson deo.irlcd. Shortly thereafter, second son Bordcn Slevcn- son with some young friends, arrived, all wearing Stevenson buttons. This time. Johnson took them to the back stairway of the hotel and walked them most of* the way to the ground floor, for fear they would be seen by the press. "Can't we even come Into the hotel! 1 " asked one of the boys, "Only If you RO to Harriman or Russell headquarters," replied Johnson. "And only if you take off those buttons." He knew that If the newspapers showed thc Stevenson boys as part of the draft movement either the public would think it was- a phonv draft, or the governor would get mad and call the whole thing off. * * * The inside slory of the boggcd-down Korean truce talks is that we have been impaled on our own figures--figures that we issued boastfully at thc time we were capturing Communists and wanted to Impress thc enemy. We innounccd lo the world last December for instance, thai we held 20.699 Chinese But' now we have Inlri thc truce negotiators that all we can turn back is 6,«n. This is chiefly because thc balance of thc Chinese don't want to go back. With North Korean prisoners, however «omc of our Army people padded the figure* by including some South Korean refugees with thc 'Not Unusual, General... It Happens to Old Soldiers' Today and Tomorrow 07 WALTU LirntANN Brien McMahon will be sorely misttl. it is a cruel late that he nhould be lost to the nation just ai the period of his training and teitinf were completed and he MI r««dy for the big work of his tte. No one can My now in what office he would have done beit ave one best man administrat he work he wai capable of do- feeble control of na. But as a Tnflacnr* n/ ...k.i ,.:_ in.... *i».- with the commitment they had made. The Korean case li the most conspicuous example of what 'n deeply wrong in the Truman ad--""ration, jt j, that the Tru- administration has « U l h ng. But as a measure of what his eputatlon had become I might «y that I know of three men, ijinterested and competent to udfe, who -- independently of ne another -- recommended him wtnm ths past two months as rst choice for Secretary of State · ---· ub^i I-LOI y ui oiecic the Democrats won the clec- on. forces. The corruption is on*v n an aspect and a symptom of this fundamental condition - that of a weak administration in the midst of, but not effectively In control of, enormoui forces, immense commitments, record expenditures. What we need to worry about ,, . i here at n °me is how we are in He had achieved, they felt, the I flrd an administration that is ost important, indeed the indis- i M PaWe of controlling these v-s't ·ensable qualification for the of- | anti un n-"y powers of government CE. He had earned political pow-1 The '"' Problem of our foreicn ' on a national scali H» had ,,,. policy is not in its nhi.M;..., £_ on a national scale. He had us- d his political power to defend e principal of civil supremacy md he had' become the most ef- Ktive exponent in Washington of formed and responsible resis- nce to the abdication of the civil thorities. Abdication is not, I think too ong a word to describe the way which the White House, the ( North Korean prisoners. Now, having announced them, they are stuck with those figures. The Reds won't believe anything else. Though an impression got out through the press that we were only 9,000 prisoners apart in reaching an agreement, this is not exactly true. At the start of the talks, we estimated that about 101,000 prisoners could be returned. After careful screening, however, we said only 72,000 could go back. Meanwhile, the Communists demanded the return of 116,000. Later we pushed our figure up to 85.000, while they brought their figure down tu 110,000. That's as close as we have ever come. While t'-Q Reds' offer of 110,000 was only 9,000 more than our original estimate of 101,000, it is still 27,000 more than we are willing to return. That's exactly where the truce talks are to- doy. Another full-dress session is scheduled for Sunday, August 3. * How Time Mies Thirty Yfars Aeo Today (Faycttcville Daily Democrat, August 1, 1922) The Chicago Tribune has recently issued a color supplement giving the automobile routes of the United States, and every state of the Union is traversed by one or more, on this map, with I'.'.e exception of Arkansas. The attention of thf Arkansas Advancement Association was called to this apparent slight of the state, and has called the attention of the Tribune to the oversight. The third annual community picnic will be held at Hornback Park. Chester, Ark., August 4th antl 5th. This picnic is in connection with the christening of Chester's chief attraction Crystal Beach. tournament series with players from the Springdale Country Club over the local course on South Mountain. Springdale must overcome Fay- ettevillc's lead to get the championship in intercity play, August 7. Two rallies will be sponsored by the Young Democrats club this week when candidates for county offices will present their candidacies to the oeople. Both will be open to the public. Two herd of Jersey cattle near Fayetteville were judged here Sunday afternoon by Prof. J. D. Fitch, head of the dairy department of Kansas State college and considered one of the outstanding judges of Jerseys. _ ... ,,«·_,!! W1 u u r loreiPn policy is not in its objectives On them there is fairly general agree ment. Nor Is it on the great measures -- rearmament and t h e maintenance of our alliances. The real problem of our foreign polic- ' is in the control and administration of the policy and of the measures. What went wrong j n Korea was not the general policy of re- ' sisting aggression, but the judgment of the men who were responsible .for administering the ,,,,, ,,,,,,,,. P 011 "" * " sistin * «g«ression. selves, have lost control and di-l _. rcction of high policy-most par- . e countr y is entitled In , ser- tifiiTsr.!.. j- *u- -r,_ -- . Jous an " thorough discussion of the problem of the control of its policies. The country will want to know whether Governor Stevenson can form an administration . which would in fact be able tn the military·padftation""^"^^ 0 """'^ He W "' "" d to show lhc whole of Korea \ Count 7 * hat h6 can bring about state Department tho , .the civilian u «°n. an indeed the chiefs of staff them- ticularly in the Far" East. They lost It in Korea, for example, when after the victory of TM.^ 0n Jf,? din ,! h . e 5' a F« d '« . That was a cardinal error, and ter - ,. j ,..,,,,. ,,^ i-an W l l l J g a DOtJ I a real change, and he can show this most convincingly by makin-* ". plain that the most it {, , - - - - We co of « e * thS bettcr For Gcneral Eisenhower a full discussion ° th» Problem is obvi - ousl v a muA This i' 'he subject h -, tie That U,'th 1V "· "I mcnt of tV KnU 5" ' ca It h n Ten Tean Aj« T«4ar (Northwest Arkansas Times, August I, 1942) Twenty-two visiting soldiers registered at the USO clubrooms at the Legion hut, open for the first time last weekend. The Hltchey Aircraft school of Fort Smith is moving to Fayettevllle and will be open Monday. The school will be located at 405 West Dickson and will offer training in rivetlnf, sheet metal wcjrk and blueprint reading. Two hundred hours are required for completion of the course. Thirty Fayetteville women have completed their Red Crosi motor corps training course and the corp» is being uniformed and equipped for active duty, it was announced today. -*· --_ .se, on the id, we arc now unable to agree to a return to the status quo ante, to a partition of Korea -and on the other hand, we are un- cost of an attempt to carry out the commitment and to unify Korea by military force. It is the duty of thc civil authority to foresee a dilemma of this kind and to avoid it. President Truman and Secretary Acheson were fully warned not to make the error. They made It under the pressure of General MacArthur and his political supporters. And then under the pressure of another set of generals ant} of our European allies, they eould not go through ~ he COUld not b f i c l a l « ven if - «'h silenl or EU P"- ch I do not be- It would bs difficult to exaggerate the importance · of hi. speeches on this subject. He must mistaken when they argued that his character and his experience as a Supreme Commander had not only given him deep convic- - tlons but had made him efficient for dealing with the relation between civil authority and military power. ' - ' Now he must show the country that the judgment of his friends was right, .and that his election would restore the civil supremacv · which has become go dilapidated. Questions And Answers Q--Hai the Dominican Hepublic climate? tropical Twenty Years Azo Today (Fayetteville Dally Democrat, August 1, 1932) Fayetteville Country Club golfers went far into the lead after the first leg of a two-play A--No, its c|imate is consistently mild, with a ycar-roun^ mean temperature of 77 degrees Cooling trade winds da the trick. Q--Is there any major league baseball team that has never finished in last place? A--Detroit has never been a tailender. Q--How far can the new portable TV camera transmit? A--Half a mile. The picture and sound can be relayed to a mobile unit and then to the st=tio". Q--What is Eta Carina? A--It is an exploding star. I Can't Ciy Now By Addte McElfresh . IKE. NfA Smic*. to. THE «TOKV, Kair Kim* ku IF AU. THE SISNlATURES \VERE THE R£AL MS cay, us ours WOULD HAVE NO TWE TO PLAY BALL- ta tmr* !· wh "·cr? «nr krrniB ftftalniit her. Thla I. IX Jor«a», Ike trltmt ,1 .rr krolkrr rkrli wk« 1T«, klllr*. Tk« · arrlK'm fnrr* fttrma In Ikluk Chrl* and brra rnkblnr: a atarc aHd ifaa pan! II.T the Htnrrkrr-prr, irfen alav rtlrtl of wo«n«» rrrrlvrri la h a l t l c . TkU .in. lollonfj hr -- . den II 1,1, Knir'a nwn f a t a l , at AK'ira Jrrnair, nka katn aamt* thine kal ».-]· mnrarra-. Aflrr at- Inv qataflnard k7 llnvr Ar|CH*. a al»lr narria-. Kali nor. kniac and a*ka Ted !· vo aer. VI INSTANTLY Katy Elmo wished she hadn't spoken about Agnes .Icromc. Katy's pretense at light licarledncss. and Ted's as well, vanished and thc fear was back. It stayed with them. It stayed and it grew until It touched even the dog Major. Major, though he lay with pawj outstretched toward the hearth, was uneasy, watchful without ever moving his magnificent head. "I don't like it, Katy," Ted said once, when the dog's ears made radar-like half circles. "Do you suppose someone Is prowling?" "Who would?" "Thc person who killed the Jerome woman." He put it so rn.ittor-0i-fiic.tly. Ledbetter'j deputy had said not lo depend too much on a doj and now Ted was warning her, too. '"The killer returning to the scene of the crime, Ted?" But Ted was watching Major. The big shepherd was on his feet, .'on silent guard that didn't waiver even when Katjr dropped a hand to hi head, "Shall I take * look around?* "No!" Kaly cried through fear thtt was raw la her throat, apd , coppery-laiUnj. Ted looked at her, quickly, quratkminilj. "But darling! We caft'l Jyal alt *mt_ wait tor-fat whoever is out thete to come to us!" Ted is afraid too, Kity thought But Ted has faith In me, he knows I didn't-She drew a sharp breath when there was a heavy-knuckled rap at the door. Don't answer it, Ted Don't gu! But she didn't cry it aloud, II was only her heart that was pleading. Of course they would answer the door. It was something one always did. An everyday occurrence, answering your door. She started to her feet "No, you don't, Katy." Ted's hand on her arm pulled her back. Til see who it is." a · · LTE grinned, barely, his own eau- ·*··* lion hiding thc reassurance he intended, and Katy watched him [o across the room Into the hall. There was a tiny, terrible silence, lunctuated by the turning of the tnob. "Oh. Hello!" "You sound relieved. Expecting someone else?" Dive! It was the voice of ave Argus. Katy remembered to ircathe again. "We didn't know what to ex- «ct," Ted admitted. "1 Imagine not." Then^as Raty went Into the hall, "HI, Katy Elmo. Still packing the chip on ·our shoulder for law and order?" Kaiy stiffened In ipite of the ladness that had cone with the ound ot hit voice. "Cm you Ive me one good reatoo why I shouldn't?" she challenied. "1 can." The iray ee were auihinf at her, teatlni her when her houUn\ Not la the Uet ot murder. KilT frowned. "Me,* Dive A r f n i wtnklnf at Ted. Ing mood. "Have you been prowling around the house?" he demanded. "Yes, Dave." Katy said, "Major heard something, we think." "Well, I"--Deputy Argus hung his head--"1 did look around a little." 'In the dark? Why? What did you expect to find?" "One thing at a time, Ted. one at a time," Dave held up a remonstrating hand. "In the dark, yes, because I wanted to see if I eould follow that foot path--" "Dave!" Katy gasped. "--down from the gate like Agnes Jerome did." Dave Argus talked smoothly, as if Katy had not Interrupted at his mention of the scene of the crime. "I walked in the dark, without seeing where I was going." "You made It all right" Ted spoke, "So what?" "I made it, but It was pretty rough going. And 1 wasn't running away from anyone, cither." a · · ITATY took a deep, steadying breath. What was Deputy Sheriff Dave Argus trying lo say? It could be so important, yet the meaning seemed to escape her. 'Why did you need to know, Dr.ve?" she aiked. Dave Arfui teemed to be t.ik- ng his time about answering. The seconds of pause teemed Ilka minutes. And at Katy waited for the reply the remembered the tlanting morning lunllfht and the creek IppUnc over the rocka and Agnet fcrome'i body. Finally, when It »e»med that Cat? could ttand the silence no loour, Dave Arfus aald, "Because Af«e» Jerome didn't come down that pith. A rtranfer wouldn't MM It, ran If the hid · path wu there." Of 9» Dorothy Dix f Dear Miss Dix: In the 30 years I ve been married my in-laws have never visited me. While 'mv parents-in-law havs been dead for 20 years, t h e ' sisters-in-law i and 1 haven't spoken for eight j years. Now one of them is seriously ill and I wonder whether I ' should go to see her now. H. P. Answer: The cause of the dissension would be an important factor in your case, but apparently your conscience would be cosier if you went to see the lady. In making your decision, judje the past on as charitable a basis as possible and act accordingly. doesn't realize that her conduct is bothering you so much. Speak lo her about it, or have your mother do so. Dear Miss Dix: My sister is always flirting with my boy friends She is older thnn I and has won several b e a u t y contests. My friends say she is just teasing me, but 1 don't like that kind of teasing. LITTLE SISTER Answer: Your sister probably ! Dear Miss Dix: Two weeks aao I wrote to my boy friend who is in the Navy and said I thought we should discontinue writing for awhile. I had a few reasons for my decision -- religious difference, and the fact that I'm only 16 an-i my parents thought I was getting too serious over the boy. Now I feel I made a mistake and though- I wrote and apologized. I haven't heard further from him. JULIET Answer: Under the circumstan-- ces, you probably are better off leaving the matter where it is. A renewed correspondence now \vi!I onlv increase the difficulties. It will make your friendship more serious than it was before, while still complicated with religious · and age problems. - , Al Famous Fathers K\ 10 HORIZONTAL VERTICAL |E 1 President 1 Browns J father 3 Tuneful s 4 Father of Cain 4 Adjust £ 12 Tad Lincoln's ' Males 17 1t o N It It u 1 fe N e ·Vfl N A 4 A (t tt. m A f r to ·i a o R ... A T E \ [N V · * « m. i A M e T Pr ; A * ^ a ^ T « BVi( K A », m. - R H i V 1 m 5 us Puzzle ·s E K A G O O N A U U E T H 1 N T 1 · S A T · T A U. 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