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4, Iffl Ttvtttt JUM 14. It* fcrtand at the pan oificc it III, M Ifcond-ClaM Mill Matter. tM E. Owhvt. Vloa TW K. Wflti, LtUtt 'ittimii or THE AMoeiATCD~irini~ TM AiKjclsted Press li exclusively entitled to Jw us* for republicalion of all newi dispatches ·redlted la It or not otherwise credited in this Taper and also the local news published herein. Ail rights of republitriion of special dispatch*! herein are also inerved. SUBSCRIPTION RATtt ru t?e« .. . »· aUU ttM in WimhlnftcHi. Hcntntt. M«di*ft eoum- tt*« A r k . nd AiUlr rountj, OKIa. 3» nonth mm mcaiM ntlu -.. n. 3M wnr lull In .................... enuntlw other UUA »bo»«: II M SIM 14 M All mil] jM.Yibtt In idvane* MemlMr Audit Bunan ol Ctrndatta* And no man pultoth now wine into old jetties, else the new wine will burnt the xvttles, »nd be spillo.d, Hnci tho bottles shall lerish.--Luke fi :37 To Win Friends Now It's Swiss watches:. Before that, it vta things like almonds, jmrlfc, men's lit*, »nd cheefie. Th«»* are not random gn\m from A life n Wonderland. They have a great deal n common--t.h* United States tariff rioli- :y. The tariff,policy in turn is nn Impnrt- int hinge on which much of our foreign wltey swinjr« Take watches. The Swiss now hear h»t this rountry ma» raise the import luty on their famous timekeepers. That vould put our own watch industry in * xtt«r competitive position by increasiiiK he purchase price of Swiss watches bore. But Swfss ire rose like an Alp. And hey havt a point. Every t e n t h Swiss in- histrial worker is in the watch industry. ast year one-fourth of Switzerland's cx- Kirti were watches and clocks. Most of hem were produced for export, anrl almut ialf go to this country. Furthermore, the Swiss last year bouirht. (to per cent, more JnitH States (roods than the United 5Ute» boujrht from the Swiss. That's an in/»vorable trade b»l«nce most any w»v ·ou look at it. All this prompted the secretary of the !wi»s Watchmakers Union to remark: The Western European working man ·nnot continue to produce under · free nterprjae system If our channels of trade .r* choked off. "On the one side, we have the Iron lurUIn, which piralyzen trade relations Hth the east. "On the other side, if* wt now to sec a ariff curtain closed minit our trade ··Ith the United Stutair Before the wstah busmess c«m« un the th«r diy. President Truman had refused 0 raise the tnrif on farllc, which, would :ave been a blow to Italy'* export of that ulh. The president explained in effect, at hat time that h« couldn't aw the sense in ivestinp billion*, of dollars In aid to a ountry Hk« Italy and then puttinf ob- tacles in the nath of Its nayin« its own ··ay. Every such iten, h« said, "is harmful 1 our mutual security and coatlv in the nd to the consumer and to the American ixnayer." Some believe the president's statement nd certain subsequent events may forr- hawod « Jfurther lowerimr of this coun- ry's tariff barriers hi the interest of reer world trade even at the expense of rotectmcr certain of our native industries Tilt belief pains strength with the rcrpnt ews that a Rrilish firm has won a Pn- »nse Department contract to furnish the !«ctrical equipment for a North Dakota am. Under parlror Pentucnn policy a ireiprn company had to bid 25 nor rent nder U. S. companies tn jrot such a ron- ract. A few more happenings such as those hould indicate preMv Hourly t h a t 1 ! . S. irfff barriers, possibly now nt an all-time «·, will |ret a further trlmminir in the in!rest of winnmg friends abroad.. AVadc Jones THE WASHINGTON Merry-Go-Round 9f MUEW MCAMOM Washington--A new rash of congressmen wangling free airplane transportation to various parts of th« world has started now t h a t Congress hw adjourned. In fact, «om« of It Marled even before Congress left for home. Several flight* are jiwtlflwi, but other* have the appearance nf Junkets, especially when wives and children are taken alon«. One t r i p with all the earmarks nf t h e bttir was arranged by Cnnnressman Harnlrt Coolev of North Carolina, who sent his sister, Mabel Downey, to Rurnpe w i l h freo air transporlati'in to study honf-and-mouth dlsrasp for tlip House Airlciilture Commlllpp, or which Cooky Is rhair- man and his sister Is clerk. The hoof-and-mouth disease In w h l r r h tht United States is chiefly Interested is in Argent i n a and Mexico, anrl, w h i l e It exisls in Europe, thert is no moat imported from Europe in the United States. Why It was necessary for Cooley's sislor to BO lo Etirnpe remains wimcthine of a mystery. Cnnerr-ssman Cooley has also rei|ue.sled Ihe A i r Fnrrr- lo supply a special p l a n e In t a k e a large croup of congressmen and senators lo the Inter-parliamentary union at Berne, Switzerland, on August 21. This trip appear! In he J u s t i f i e d since the In- ter-Parliamentury .Union Is an I m p o r t a n t gathering 'for world cooperation. Coolev insisted, however, that the A i r Force, supply a'Constella- tion which costs $118 an hour for gas and oil · lone, not Including the salaries of the. crew or the we«r and tear on the plane. Those lilted for Ihis t r i p In a d d i t i o n to Coole.y «re: Sen. A. Willis Robertson. Va., his wife »nd two sons; Rep.. Albert Gore, Tenn.', his wife, son, and daughter: Sen. Homer Fe.ruu'sun Mich., and w i f e ; Sen. W i l l i s Smith, N. C.. and wife; Sen. Tom Connolly, Texas, and w i f e ; Sen. Tom Underwood, Ky., and wife; Sen. Paul Dous- las, 111., and wife; Sen Alex Wiley, Wis., and wife; and Sen. Theodore Green, K. i. Other cong.reMlon«l junKetee.ru are: Sen Homer Capehart of Indiana and his assistant W i l l i a m Kreii. bolh accompanied bv their wives' who flew to Europe. In an Air Force plane on July 11. Also Congressman John Wood of Georgia, chairman of the House Un-American A c t i v i t i e s Committee, flew In Europe with his wife in an A i r Force plane on April 19, returning May 4. Sen. Alexander Wiley and wife also fle'w in Europe on their honeymoon In an Air Fon-c plane, leaving May IB. returning June 1, while Congressman Walter Norblad and wife left for Europe July 5. * * * Gov. .1. Bracken Lee of Utah, one of the nation's most vigorous critics of "creeping socialism" is letting his OOP associates get away with »ome creeping "shake-downlsm." Some of his supporters have worked nut a fir» wrinkle for raising money--by puttins the bite on liquor companies which do business w l l h the state of Utah. In Utah, liquor Is purchased and sold through the slate Liqunr Commission, and one firm doing business with Ulah, the Continental Distilling Corporation nf Philadelphia, got a letter from the Utah Statesman, demanding In rather peremptory terms that It advertise. The Ulah Statesman, a weekly paper, Is a Republican mouthpiece, and In the letter dem a n d i n g liquor advertising, lt« publisher sign i f i c a n t l y states: "W* adhere very closely to the philosophy of the state administration ' We at least, have their u n o f f i c i a l blessing." The letter to the Continental Distilling Corporation, signed by Editor ind Publisher Hue I Clegg, also stated: '_ · . We are enclosing herewith nur last week's Issue nf the Ulah Statesman, together w i l h a copy of a lelter from Terry MrGowali, c h a i r m a n of the U l a h Uqunr Commission, h a v i n g reference lo the article on page S In which we praise Ihe commissioners for their efficient and economical operation, of t h a t department. "We shall be rnoit grateful to obtain your advertising and receive it direct ( t h a t is, a f t e r clearance w i l h the Liquor Commission) ralhcr t h a n t a k i n g It through one of the advertising agencies." * * * Some choice television licenses have been handed out hy the Federal Communications Commission lately, and at least three have gone to good friends of the a d m i n i s l r n l i o n . In another case, Governor Slcvenson is among those applying for license in Springfield, If politics Is Involved In thin one, however It's Inter-party politics, for another top Illinois' Democrat, Edward J. Barrett, the necretary of slate, Is opposing Slevenson and his group. Barren, who may replace Stevenson us governor has applied for a competing TV license. Other friends nf the administration who have been favored with the extremely hard-to-get TV licenses are: 1. Mrs. Lyndon Johnson, wife of the senator from Texas, who (nt « TV station at Austin 2. E. Craney and Ding Crosby, who got a TV station in Spokane. Wash. Craney is close tn Sen Ed Johnson of Colorado, chairman nf Ihe Senate Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee which rules on FCC mailers. S.Roger Putnam, the economic stabili/er, who got a slalinn in Springfield. Mass. However, the New England paper which probably had thrown more invective in the president's direction t h a n any other, the New Bedford. Mass., Standard-Times, also was handed a precious new TV license last month. Another Boyle's Column ·rHALBOHJ New York - (/P) - The Korean I circulates to 70 younj soldiers, War Is well into its third year and ! sailors and airmen, (ottered the millionth draftee is now in I around the world. It knits them service. Month by month this faraway conflict h«J touched more and more lives, affected more inrt more American families. It has to their old home neighborhood. Recently, Whitwour wrote · letter of gratitud* from Korei, and this is what he Hid: "We have church services over cost more than 113.000 casualties. :t has been raised as a major po- here in our mes» tent,, and they Hical issue. sure five a lift to the boys' mor- Yet it remains "the forgotten ""· But I miss 51^ Barnabas; it It var.'"the war that almost no one · beautiful church. knows except the men who f i g h t ! ' As ' et I m not r| K M U P · ' n « It is as if Korea were upon ! f r o n t or ln *"* danger at present. other planet, or as if there were ' TM not reall - v hunting the Reds conspiracy of silence against it to ° m u c h - I m « lari «"« ' d ° n t -"If we don't mention the war, it I nave to use ' weapon against any. will just go away " one - A n d rm sorr y t h j t ths other Unfortunately, it is a war that .'on't go away, and America may till have men stationed on a bat- efront in Korea after it inducts s second millionth draftee. Tho odd thing about the Korean ombat picture is that the morale ' the American fighting man has 'ckeri up. while interest at home is steadily waned. "Why are we in Korea at all?" sk Ihe average man In the street boys have to. "But if the war isn't fought here It might have to b« fought back in the states. "The Korean people are not really as bad as some people would lead you to believe. Some of these people were just content to live their own lives, tending to their gardens, building homes and leading an ordinary life. But some of the big wise guys had to think they could rule them «nd buck their strength against the good New England newspaper vigorously against the administration, the Hol.vokc Transcript, was also rewarded with a TV license. How Time Flies Thirty Veari Ago Today tFiiycttcvillc Daily Democrat. August 4, ]!)22) The Boy Seoul camp*at KMis Ford on War Eagle w i l l be the scene of th c Scout Council Ceremonies tomorrow afternoon at 4 o'clock. All members of the camp arc reported in fine shape and having a splendid outing. The Rotary Club at its meeting yesterday voted to send a freezer of Ice cream, sufficient for a treat for the boys tomorrow afternoon. About $17S was realized from the Mount Comfort carnival held by the Ml. Comfort Woman's Club for the purpose of raising ' funds w i t h which to complete the community house being built for a social center. Members of the hostess club are especially g r a t e f u l to Fayette- villc business men for help in m a k i n g the event thc success it \vas. Twenty Yean Ago Today (Fayetteville Daily Democrat, August 4, 1032) Democratic candidates for state senator and several nlhcr county officers addressed about .100 people nn the courthouse lawn last nicht. the first of two county speaking rallies sponsored by the Young Democrats club. A proposed chance in passenger t r a i n schedules, which was announced Wednesday as be- i-nmins effective Sunday, hay been postponed, accnrrling In i n f o r m a t i o n received by local Frisco officials, Wednesday n i g h t . Finns for the a n n u a l reunion to he held August 10, I I and 12 in Prairie Grove, sponsored hy the Daughters of thc Confederacy, were settled «t their regular monthly meeting, yesterday. Ten Tears AKO Today (Norlhwest Arkansas Times. August 4. 1042) Plans for opening the first air raid wardens instructors' class within the next ten days were announcrd today by Judge V. James Ptak, chief air raid warden, who will teach the course. The course is nppn to all who registered for the civilian defense air warden service or those willing to enroll for t h i s work. Twenty four Washington county men enlisted in Ihe navy in July when 1,005 me» were enlisted in Arkansas to smash the previous state total for a silicic month, it was announced by I.t H D Bradshaw. Of the 1,005 enlisted, 915 were Arkansans and 90 were from other states * ~ Questions And Answers Q--How did the alliance between Gcrmanx and Italy come to be called the Axis? A--Axis was the name given tn the I33fi alliance between Germany and Italy. It was often called the Rome-Berlin Axis, to suggest that all Europe rotated about an imaginary line between Rome and Berlin. Q--Were there two Jack Dempseys in the history of boxing? A--Yes. The first one was middleweight champion from 1884 to 1891. He fought under thc name of Jack Dempsey, "the Nonpareil." Q--Does the free end of a banana point upward or downward when it is growing? A--Bananas grow upward on the plant. In stores the bunches are usually hung upside down so t h a t they can be cut easily. 0--About how far back do the Niagra Falls move every year? A--Tho ledge of Horseshoe Falls is being worn away at the rate of about throe feet a year The c u t t i n g away at the American Falls is much slower, the rock bc.1 moving back about four to seven inches a year. Q--Does aspirin help to preserve cut flowers? A--No. Tests have shown that it has no such effect. Q--Did thc late W i l l i a m Randolph Hearst ever ser-e in Congress? A--Yes, in thc House of Representatives from 1903 to 1907. I Can't Cry Now (r AMt McElfnA VIII Do It Every Time ----- By Jimmy Hado HCS PLAINS NSPCCTO? SENEftU. * SWW A /MOVK OF NAPOLEON * njOGKMMLKER IN HIS LCAMCR CMYS- H6S Ol MIS HOURLX IhSPECTIOI TOUR ID SEE THAT ,, »«PHCT1NO HS 71WOPS ONCE- ) ; *^ -- ·, -- ^ ^ ^ TWES TUAM/4 (MOVIE SWIVELHECK-j LOOKS FROM I SIDE TO THE KE HE VWTCHlH'TWO ' :|£ATY EI.MO got a glimpse o her face, puckered with frigh and worry, in the rcarview mirro and cased up on the accelerate There was no use going nowher in such a hurry. Chris had alway said that. Chris t h o u g h t tha people drove themselves too har through life but he drove himsel just n little harder than most. Bu with Chris it was the book, alway the Imok. "I must read it," Kat. thought, although she had not been able to touch the den where hi had worked that nighl--so late. She frowned as memory stirred iShe had been over It all so mnn; times, seeking the answer that ha! ·to be there, the answer to why Chris had gone out that night- why he had gone to the store. . She had graded teat papers tha night, Composition IV, until 11 o'clock and her head was splitting when she went to bed. Even upstairs, she could hear Chris thumping away on the old typewriter .they both had used in high school and she drifted off to sleep in one pf the creative silences that some- limes seemed loud in Ihe den. When she wakened it was to hear Chris hurrying downstairs and out the front door; she called lo him but he didn't hear and a moment later his ear spun gravel »n the driveway, Chris was hnvlng one of his bad times wllh the book, ;»he had guested, and had gone .back tn sleep--and then Ted had .come to awaken her. Chris was rlead. What now? What next? Thc ·tempo of tht engine or her cnr 'seemed to be asking that question. ;What waa In store for her? Someone had cut the phone line and there could be only one reason for that. The person who had killed Agnes Jema** wanUo to kill Kaly too. It had been foolish to plunge headlong «ul *f the house, tool- hardy to leave the only advantag she had-- shelter, with her and Ma jor inside it. Thc killer was out side and so long as he was. "Sc am 1 outside. Outside and, there fore, vulnerable." She realised the was thinkin like Chris and Ted on those oc casions when they were lost memories of practice maneuver you did this because if joi lid that your position was madi (nown to the enemy and you we vulnerable. Katy shrugged of! thc memory of the two voices raised n friendly argument through so many pleasant evenings. She had nade the wrong move, she wa .-ulnerable. She turned into the sleeping side :lrcct where Dave Argus livet with his sister and her husband Cmma Ward might think plenty bout Dave's old girl coming call- ng at daybreak in robe and slip- icrs. but she would keep her own ounscl. at least. Dave would sec o that Katy curbed the car, utarted to rtler Major to "Stay!" and thought letter of it. Major nt her side was caasurlng. She touched thc bell, card It jungle discordantly somewhere Inside, and waited. And 'ailed. Forever, it seemed. · · · THEN Deputy Sheriff Dave Argus wus nt the door, sleep dropping rom him like a cloak at sight f her. "Kntyl What happened? Conic She was Inside, «he and Major, nd the door closed behind them Imoat before he stnpixxl talking. "Is something w r o n g ? Katy, ou're shaking! Here, let me-- sll own, Katy." He led her a step r two lo a chnlr nnd his hands cro gentle on her ahouldcri as ? sat her down, Knly snnk Into the chair grate- illy. She had not rcnllied how eak with frl«hl ah* waa until Dave Modwd btr. She looked up, to toe quattion In the cloudy fray eyei that could be ao fay. "I-" suddenly she didn't know how to tell him-'-aomeone wai there, in the barn.- The words came then, pouring over one another. "I tried to call but the telephone was dead. 1 * "What!" Dave Argus cried. Katy stumbled on, "All I could think of was that someone had cut the wires. It--it sounds i-silly. doesn't it?" It did. Strangely, hearing her rushing words bog down in their own imaginative idiocy, it sounded utterly foolish. The mad nightmare of a frightened woman. Katy lit her lip. Dave didn't believe her, ie'd think she was just trying to hrow suspicion away from her- ·wlf, she had read about murderers who did that. 'It docs not!" Dave had the telephone in his hand. She heard him 'ive a number; then, "Pete! Dave Argus. I'm coming by. I don't mow. May be." He hung up. You slay here, Katy. My litter *!mma can fix you up with some I o t h e s, if necessary, but slay ere!" "I'd ralher--* · · · }AVE went lo Ihe door, called tn his sister, and came back. "I houldn't have lei you stay out lere, I should have gucssad--" "You and Ted," Katy smiled at Is concern. "I'm «orry I ran like bnliy, Dave. I won't again, I romise. I,et me go back with mh you?" Argus shook his head. He turned Mrs. Emms Wnrd, who came in *Hmg a robe around her ample gurc. "Can you dig Kaly some olhcs. Km? And keep her here?" Emma looked from her brother Katy. "Do 1 say yes?" "He says m," Knty nodded. "Yes to both questions, Im," avc told her firmly. Then, with twinkle, "You might feed her on. They say It helps." He was gone before either of wm eotikl retort, and a moment ter they heard his car fairly leap rom the., garage beside the hnuat. sounded ta like Chria'a, that (ht. K n l y rinsed her «ye«. the question, and he mij*ht bf hard put for an answer. But the American soldier in Korea now has a pretty good idea why he is there. Take Pfc. George Whltenour, for example. He is a member of the St. Barnabas Lutheran Church in Queens. So is John R. Crooks, a veteran newspaper librarian. Some time, af?n Crooks, who Is 63, decided to put nut a one-man newspaper for the members of the church who *re in the armed service. His grtssippy news sheet now people of the world. "When you see all the nation.[hat are represented here you fee! that we can't lose. Scatterec throughout (his area are Turks Ethiopians. Filipinos. Puerto Ricans. Canadians. Scotch, English. Australians. Hollanders, Hawaiian* and others -- all fighting on as one big team. "How can we low? Betid*! we have the help of God. If we «t«y together as free nations after this if over, we can hope for peace for all time." Dorothy Dix Dear Miss Dix: A widow nf 38.. for his unreasonable reaction, your have been (roing with Tom for I position is quite dear. Your 'pri- a year. He is a fine man and has'! mary duty is to your child ind, been a wonderful help to me in I since he is a brilliant student who keeping my house in repair and will profit most advantageously improving it. We have not yet set our wedding date, but he mentions it now and then as being in the not-too-distant future. My 18-year-old son Is a recent from college training, you are obligated to see that he jefs it. Part of a parent's responsibility is *o educate her children to th* best of her ability and, since yflu have high school graduate of excep- i considerable help offered in your tionally high scholastic standing, son's further schooling, you should His teachers have urged me most certainly see that Ihe benefits are given him. If you still have doubts about (T. I teachers have urged me strongly to send him on to college lem Is t h a t Tom does not approve | the financial problem, the" school of the hoy going to college. My j he has in mind (which is certainly parents are willing to help with | a very fine one), may be able to finances, but Tom is so annoyed at the whole idea that he scarcely speaks to me when he comes around. He has actually suggested help with * student grant, or scholarship, or by letting thi boy work out part of his tuition. Since the college is near you. »nd the t h a t if my son goes to college, the boy already has a part-time lob, wedding; is off. I work, too. so un- | his expenses certainly won't be ricr no circumstances would Tom be liable for any of the boy's expenses--and that would be. the only legitimate cause I could suggest for his objection. It would be hard to give Tom up as I have grown to care very much for him, and he is a big help to me.--S. D. Answer: There may be m a n y reasons behind Tom's foolish ob- too burdensome. You'll be doing the boy · grave injustice, and one which you will long regret, if you let anything as small as a petty whim Interfere with what might easily be brilliant career. Perhaps Tom may yet eome to see that having a successful stepson will be an asset rather than a jcctions tn your son's higher edu- vantage of college training himself, he probably has the attitude that nn one else needs it either-a reaction that is lamentably commonplace. He may also fee} that further schooling may give the boy a feeling of superiority over his future stepfather. Most likely Tom resents the idea that, ·with your son continuing on into college, his dependence upon you and his lome will be continued for a few more years, thereby cutting into time and attention that Tom would like to monopolize himself. Pint Duty Tn Child to ignore yours. Remember, always, that you are primarily responsible for the welfare of your children, and I second marriage must not take: precedence over your maternal oblifatlons. One ton of bituminous coal is equal to five barrels of gasoline In energy eon tent. Although light Is often thought of as including only visible rays, there are invisible ray« such ts ultrn-violet and infra-red which act in the same manner as light , . ,. ·"·· '" l "e Mine manner a: hatever your fiances reasons and .-.re often called light. Gome of Authors An*w*rtoPr*fiou» Punl» BOUZONTAL 57 Shovel IHumorirt M Sm.ll (Scot.) George -4 Horatio , Jr. · PoetEdfir Allan 12 Sun 13 Hangmin'i knot 14 Beard of wheat 15 Camera IV Enraged 1» Scents 21 S«a ducks 1 Inquire* J Condemn lAftd 4l*t joint 5 " , the poor Indian'." Gazelle 7 Hireling (Prevailing interns · Mother or father 10 Debtor May Alcott 55 Leer 27Strested 31 Francis Scott , author of "Star- Spanfled Banner" 32 Houts · 33 Warrant officer (ib.) .14 Sun god 35 Ceylon tens MSoak fit* 37 Dlviilons between theater seats MMinui HOHtln 41 Leather thomj 4J Forces 41 Staid 41 Dlscolorations from dampiwas 81 Property Item UContumt* U Palatable M Number M Middle UTowardthe ,,. sheltered side 39 Levered II Paradises 38 Meals 10 Sports 38 Trees trousers 39 Boys «Goes swiftly/ ·« British iuthw, 25Vegetable ' Charles. 2« Equipment 4J Mohammedan 21 Summits priest ' 2 Female sheep f« Tiny object) f D l » ' 45Trade, ' J 47Seeth»V- 46 Volcano In Sicily 50 Watering, SO Specks 32 Not sowed place M Psyche part

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