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AKANMS At*** 1, I Ml Arkanaaa IiTMtavtt* DMT DMMtnO MiUIlT «e*« fciekl» kr rATmmux KMOCKAT HJILIMMWO COMPART _ Bafcartl FulWI»aJ. PraaUml *~" rewKted Jiwel*. IN* BnMrtd tl th« pott olflce it Fayetteville, Ark., as aVcond-CUaa Mill Matter. ·MI C. CMtkut Vie* PtM.-O«»rtl Ma»af*t Ted K. Write. C4U« MEMBER Of THE AMOCIATEtTMMl" Tht Associated Presa u exclusively entitled to the uae (or republicatlon of all newj dispatches credited lo It or not otherwise credited 'n thli paper and aUo the local news published herein. All rifhu or republlcninn of special dla- patchet herein art also lucervad. rw Wtrt SUBSCRIPTION HAT "" ibT'cirrlit) .., W««hln«lon. . md Adilr county, Otla. :ntcw. ll*"« COUB- EEES N M C H Mill rjtti In A r k , _- nonlh 'hrat frf'filna _i» Month! Ont fair tt*U In cnuntin other tbui ·bore: t eMiib liaa H nenta* ,, CM mmti» 14 at r**» $·« All mall pvrihl* In advtne* Mentor AudH Hunan of Circulation Humble yonrwslvpn i n . t h e siicht. nf the Lord, ind he shall lift ymi tip.--James 4:10 Questions And Answers Thft Arknnsns lJnivprnity chHptor nf the Collegiate 1'nliticnl LPUJTIIG deserves tome credit for the present nucoensfiil trend in political campaiirninjr, it ««ems tn us. For the past, year--and even before the present, organization on ihe campus was formed--a group of students nt the «tate university were busy inviting the candidates for various offices to appear on the campus to make a speech to the stu- denti, and follow this up with a (juestion ·nd answer period. And what questions were anked! They often were straight and to the point w f t h no equivocations asked or expected. Several campaigns ngo sump of Ihe students banded together and invited a , number nf candidates to (he. campus. The response was rather heartening, on the part of the candid.ilPS, t h a t is. They csme to the schools, appeared for a t a l k at the Student Union, and followed t h i s up by allowing questions from t h e audience. This past spring several ramp, lo Fayetteville upon mvilation of Ihe young men and women, spoke rather briefly, and t h e n went, intp the question and answer period. One r tm'o others who were invited never ?ot around to accepling--Ihe students in- I'olver) thoutrht in some cases the refusal ;vas purposely carried n u t , considering :hat the candidates a c t u a l l y were "afraid ,'o be queried too closely by t h e alert stu- fcnts. At any rate, the course \ hat. Chancellor rancis Cherry f« pursuing in his present i!d for nomination as Arkansas governor, not entirely new. The statewide hroad- ast, of course, Is now. but. the question nd answer theme hasdbeen;practiced on he campus for several j'ean. Only Itst spring one of the candidates fir governor in the first, primary told his rsteners that he was doing "a very damrer- us thing, standing up here and l e t t i n g ·ou ask me what you plensr. It can he very langerous from the standpoint nf a caii- lidate," Nevertheless, he accepted (ho merles and he answered as best he could. V few times he was honest enough to pay rankly that he "didn't know" the nswers. Another candidate for governor used Tactically the whole occasion In answer uestions, spending only a fpw m i n u t e s of he time for some remarks of his own. Some of the questions were personal and ome were sharp, but he kept his aplomb nd he answered truthfully and to the oint. The students had the right Idea: They ruly wanted to know how the men run- ing for office really felt about issues of he day, and they learned a good deal from he question and answer periods. They ime to believe, too, rightly or wrongly, Nat the men who wouldn't place them- slves before them in such a position prob- bly had somthing to hide. It seems to us t h a t t h e young men and ·omen who sponsorTM! these appearances had something." They may have been hist little ahead of their times, but t h e y ' h a d he right idea all along. THE WASHINGTON Merry-Go-Round By DREW KAMOM Washington--It It probably no accident that the planners In th» Kremlin have choitn the most hectic of all American election summers to do some of their ugliest nose-thumbing. Election years In the U.S.A. are always watched mosl carefully by thone In Europe who have'something ominous to put across. It was no accident, for Instance, that Mussolini, Hitler, and Japan ganged up in the fall of 1B3«--an election year--tn start unofficial «uh- marlne w a r f a r e In the Mediterranean while Japan was pushing farther Into China. Roosevelt called » conference in Brussels to try to stop the Japs, but worried politicians, Including Cordell Hull, finally induced him to pull his punches. II was also no accident that Hitler picked the 'lection summer of Wfl to drive into France and try to take England. He knew that American isolationists would do their best to tie Roosevelt's hand. And had It not been for Roosevelt's courage In bucking the tide In Congress and sending arms to England, a Nail government might have ruled the British Isles. * * * Likewise, It is probably no accident that the Kremlin is m a k i n g some of ils most telltale moves this summer--at a lime when the American public is I h i n k i n g about Ihe heal, summer vacations, anrl who will he Ihe next president of the United Stains. Here are some of the moves spurred on by Moscow at tiiis lime: 1. Reported lesl of the first Russian hydrogen bomb. If this is true, then the Soviet is ahead of us in developing the H-bomb. Bruno Ponterorvn, who escaped behind ihe Iron Curtain, is reported lo he the scientist who developed if. Of course, Ihese reports could be mother part of the war of nerves. But If true, a hydrogen bomb in Russian hands will seriously upset th» balance of mllilary and diplomatic power in Kurone. For nations like to he on the side of the nation with Ihe greatest power, and so far our atomic power has been overwhelming. 2. Possibility that. Iran will go Communist. Iranian riols and the demand t h a t the American arms mission pack up and leave Is no accident. Of course, incredible State Department and Ri-it- l»h stupidity have played right Into Russian hands. Rut Communist agents, who now swarm all over Iran, are rapidly bringing about a situation where the shah will have to abdicate, and Iran w i l l f a l l inlo Red hands like a rioe plum. When thai lime comes. Communist influence \f bound lo m a r c h down through neighboring nil-rich Iran, to oil-rich Arabia, to strategic Kgypt and the Suez Canal. Thus, the Soviet hy working around Greece and Turkey, may circumvent the billions of American money se.nt into Greece and Turkey under Ihe Truman due- trine 1,1 block off Russia from the Medllcrranean. 3. Fren?.lcd Sovicl rearming of East Germany. This was spurred on pat My by our pushing of a Wesl European army. It Is also why thousands of German refugees are fleeing into West Germany. They want tn escape conscriplion inlo (he Dcd Army. Rut this rush lo build up an East German army has brought great consternation lo olher Germans regarding the most I m p o r t a n t , farslghled project Furope has seen since IflTll Ihe unity of French and German troops under one flag. * * * On tnp of these, are some other factors al- trlbulable more to had lurk or American stuoidi- ty t h a n to Soviet astuteness. While the men in the Kremlin can'l take rredil for them, they rnr- talnly are benefiting from them. Mere they are: A. The economic Illness of Groat nritnin. This goes hand-ln-hand with the split in the Labor party and the Increasing strength of the cut-loose-from-Amerlc» group. What's happened In England is exadlv wlial's been happening In Ihe Unlled Stales. England now has an isolationist party. It's somewhat comparable to the Isolationists led hy Senator Taft and Colonel McCormick, except lhal. being labor leaders, they don't belong lo the same economic strata. Neverlheless. they urge w i t h increasing vigor and increasing popularity t h a t England can't pay for heavy rearmament and must go il aloue. While this might save us a lol of money. II would also wipe out our air bases In Firitain and pull the props out from under our goal of Kuro- peji'i unity against Communism. B. The wabbly siluation In France. Whal most people don'l realise Is that American subsidies, both under the Marshall plan and laler under the North Atlantic pact, long have kept midiile-of-the-road leaders of France in power. We have long benefited from a loose alliance between the Catholic leaders of the middle, the non-Communist leaders of labor, and small busi- nesimtn nf the middle. The chief factors keep- Ing them together are fear of Communism plus the fact that the French government could balance its budget through subsidies from the United States. While these hnve not been large compared to the tolal French budget, thev represented the margin that kept the middle parties in power. Today Congress has drastically cut this margin, and France may he torn between the Communist left and Ihe Fascist right of anti-American General de Gaulle. This comes at a time when the Kremlin Is pushing its propaganda harder thxn ever and when we appear to be w i t h i n gunshot of attaining the great goal of a European army. All these things also come at a t i m e when the American public is bored stiff w i t h world problems and when it was difficult to squeeze a line of F.uropean news Into the papers during They'll Do It Every Time u 5i "You Haven't Been the Same Since the Convention" the Chicago convention?, rvrn w i l h a crowbar. Nevertheless, this imdnubterily is why the Kremlin has s t i f f o n M its truce talks in Korea, why i n f l a m m a t o r y pop tors have been tarked up in Mnsrn\v shmvinti American planes shot rinwn by the Reds, and why the Moscow radio has stepped up its hate-America program to a new pitrh. In hricf, wr nrp p r r f t y sum f n f a r e more trouble abroad t h i s summer and fall--regardless of politirs, the heat, and our own desirp to be Jet alone. Bennett Cerf A Polish journalist, back in Warsaw a f t e r a brief journey to Moscow, was asked, "Well, is Ihe Soviet really in such wonderful shape? Does the subway now extend sixty miles? Is every worker living in a new house with radio and air-conditioning? Is there a pile of atom bombs in the Kremlin? Are the farmers all happy and prosperous?" "Yes, yes," agreed the journalist. "All these things I saw with my own eyes." An old grayheard then asked, ''And where is your companion 1/znace? Why did he not return wilh you from Moscow?" "Al.-is." sighed the journalist. "Ignace is in a slave labor camp in Siberia. Unfoflunately he did not seem to see all these things!" * * * The absent-minded professor was dining at the depn's house. Somebody asked, "Professor will you pass the nuts?" "1 suppose so," said the professor sadly, "but I really ought to flunk the lot of them." * * * A well-fed gentleman was emerging from the swank Pavilion Restaurant when a beggar seized him by ihr srm and murmured hurriedly "I too once ale in fine places like this. Now I must beg you for a quarter for a cup of coffee and a hot dog. A unique catastrophe has laid me low " "Such as?" asked the well-fed one as he waited for his limousine to draw up! "Such as a motto " said the beggar. "Yes. sir, a motto. It hung above my desk and it read, 'Think Fast. Work Hard. Act Decisively.' I followed it religiously. 1 waxed richer and richer. And then . . . and then some darn cleaning woman burned my motto " * * * When .Toe Laurie. .Ir.. co-aulhor with Abel Green of "Show Biz," was in Chicago. Fanny Rutcher asked him if he would deliver a talk lo the Society of Midland Authors. "Sure; how much do they pay?" answered the practical- minded Mr. Laurie. "It's for free.' Miss Butcher told him. Joe. after due reflection, quipped, "It's a considerable cul--but I'll take i!." Questions And Answers Q-- How did the channel in the East River receive the name Hell Gate? A -- It may have been named hy the early Butch settlers of New York because of its swift current and rough reefs. There is also a belief that the name came from the Dutch "Hellejjat" as the whole of the East River was once known. Q-- When was the newspaper first used for advertising in this country? A-- The first newspaper advertising in f h e American Colonies appeared in the Boston News- Letter in 1704. Q-- When did the Democratic Parl this name? A-- The Democratic Parly really began wilh the election of Andrew .lackson in 1828, when the party look its present name. Q-- What is the piirnocg of fhe Binet-Simon lesl? A-- To determine the degree of intelligence of Ihe person tested. * Q-- What temperature ext moon? A-- During the Iwn weeks of night on the moon. Ihe temperature drops down to minus 243 decrees Fahrenheit. Ou the other hand, on some parts of Ihe moon, the temperature will reach 212 decrees Fahrenheit. No h u m a n being could live under such extreme lempcrature changes. adopt tremes occur on the I Can't Cry Now IT AM* McElfmk IX ii SAXIE NODE WAS TRVIUS TO , ?TED,-nJ.E BOOKll WOULDN'T EVEM LISTCrJ TO WKKMWM-So^ AXO .THE Ward living r o o m had ; lived in look thai brought ·nostalgic catch to Katy Elmo .throat. It was like Chris's de with Chris in it-- the smell of tr 'hacco from the forgotten pouch the coffee table, a book open on chair arm. the shoes that somcon --Dave?-- had stepped out of be fore going to bed. Katy picked up the telephone Surely by now Ted would be up She looked at the clock on tli radio. He went to work at 7. and was after 6. ... She gave the op erator the number of Mrs. For [ter's boarding house. " "Aloo?" came Mrs. Porter's na sal complaint at being taken from her breakfast. "May I speak to Ted . Jordan please?" "Who's it?" suspiciously. Katy. Imagining the flabby chop ! being licked at such a gossipy mor- · *e! so early in the morning, tol( (her. i "He ain't In yet. Hnd to work ,the ni(M snift." "But he didn't tell me--" "Girlie, he said he had ruh work," Mrs. Porter whined sug gestively. "I see, TTiank you, Mrs. Por- jlcr." Last night Ted had not men- .lioner! c h a n g i n g shifts, but of course they had talked murder. murder, murder until Katy had ' thought she -wouW scream, even after Dave had appeared. She htinK up. With Ted off nt 7. she could pick him up. She closed I her mind to Dave Argus's warning to Hay herf. Ted would want to know. He had the right to know. After all, he wai Chrls'a friend, ton. Somehow, ah* thought, I alwajs |o back to Ctirli. about It later, wtwn wai In Uw rar, drlvlnj cht across town to the factory wher Ted worked, Katy t r i e d ttllin herself that p e r h a p s she wa wrong, there might be no connec tion between the two deaths eve though Agnes Jerome had said sh knew something about Chris, bu it didn't help. It even hurt. Sh wanted so hadly to prove Chr had not murdered poor old I,in Murphy and Agnes Jerome, as o Saturday night, had been the on connecting link in the broken chai of circumstances. By the dash clock, it was 2D mln lies until the change of the shif when Katy parked her car nca he . factory's main gate. The] was little other traffic; the Ktrec ooked barren, foreboding in the early light, and the f a c t o r rouched like a waiting monster he only signs of activity the black smoke belching from its rtacks. Katy yawned. Sitting still made ier drowsy, she had slept so little hese last two weeks. It would he nsy to drift off. She shook off the weariness. She said. "Come. Major!" and ot out of Ihe car, the dog at her eels. A walk to the corner woulrj ouse her. The October air was bracing, 'Ith more than a hint of winter's pproach, especially w h e n one ore a borrowed coat and jacket, cither of which nt, and no stock- rigs. And bedroom slippers. She anctd down at the scuffed leather ipper«, several sires smaller than e nent Oxfords Kin ma Ward had ITercd. She knew Dave would he angry, hinking that, she slopped at the irner. Somewhere a switch en- ne was ehiifhng In lonely mnno- ne, there were a few ears, fac- ory-bound, but the town didn't m quite alive yet. In « few mln- te«, at 7, It would be. She looked round. A tired neon halfway down the kick caught her eye. Marty'a. Marty's on M;isbn Avenue, where Agnes J e r o m e worked. With grim, tense feeling clutching at her chest, she walked toward it Asncs Jerome had called her from that drab little restaurant- bar with its jukebox and its pa.y phone booth, and someone had heard her and known he had to kill again. Katy swallowed her fear. She pushed open the door. u "Hey, lady, no dogs- oh." The oh'' was flat, curiously unwelcome. "Hello, Miss Elmo"." "Hello, Johnny." "I didn't reckanize you." "No," Katy said. "No, I imagine lot." Two weeks ago --no, two weeks and two days ago ?he would have corrected his pronunciation, he would have been a former pupil who had forgotten the hings the had tried to teach him. flow she just glanced down to Emma Ward's too-big dress belted to make it fit and shoved her hands lecper into the pockets of Dave Argus's jacket and said, "Johnny, want to talk to you." fOHNNY JEROME picked up a cloth and began polishing the ounter. Diligently. More 'dili- enlly, Katy had an idea, than it ad been polished for a long time. "You shouldn't be working. You hould he in school." "I got to w o r k . I go nuts-- linkin'l" There's the phone booth, from where J o h n n y's sister called. Johnny, were you working Sat- irday night?" His dark, lowered head almost idn't move, the nod was so slight. "When your sister called me?" "I--I guess so. But I worked the restaurant Saturday night. Aggie ailed tables In the bar. back yon- er." He nodded toward a remote, ear room. Kaly'.i heart sank. "Then you dn't see too much nf her?" "On Saturday nights you dont see too much of nohody, 'round ' re. You're too busy to notice, I ean." "Ye«, I know, but surely.--" "Maybe that was Ante's trouble, UK Elmo She wasn't ever to* lay to ttfff from s*eln' things." Boyle '$ Column i ·7 BAL BOTU New York - UP) - There is a ! a two-cent paper, and tay, "That's period in the lives of most boys i all right, sonny, keep tht change." when they want to be a cowboy, , it wasn't tb.e three-cent bonus that a fireman or a cop. When 1 was thrilled me -- althoufh in those that age I had a different ambi-; vanished days a fellow of my tion. I wanted to grow up and be i years didn'l sneeze at a three-cent a "Saturday night sport." It seem- I lip--it was the offhand magnified like life could hold nothing fin- | cence with which they did it. J. P. er. | Morgan couldn't have thown more You don't see many Saturday i aplomb In buying a yacht, night sports anymore. Like the j Whe.n they were all barbered village blacksmith, time has pass- and shined, these comer dandies ed them by. But to me they will J would nudge each other ansl say: always have a memorial glamor, j "Well, sport, let's go out and because they were the heroes of i paint the town a new color." my childhood. This rather puzzled me, because when I woke up the next morning Just what was the Saturday i *« I own was still the same color, nighi sport? Well, he was the fore-! On the way to church I always runner of the cake-eater, the drug- ! slopped off at the barbershop for store cowboy, and the modern- \* shoe shins, and the Saturday day corner wolf. But he was much i ni ? hl sports .w/jld be gathered more than these. He had a flair,,' there a^ain. in aura nf temporary splendor J ----·-- bout him--the nonchalant air n f , They were dapper in their Suna dead-game guy ready for any i day suits, straw hats and two-tone idventure. | shoe?, but they had a tired look During the week the Saturday around the eyes, light sports of my childhood were j "Well, sport, what kind of a ust ordinary fellows grubbing n u t ! siirht did you have?" They'd living. One was an undertaker's ; ask each other. And to hear them saistant. One was a grocery clerk, j talk a fellow'd think each of them One worked in a cleaning shop., had been drinking champagne Another had a steady job with i with Theda Bara. the vamp queen the city. · of the silent screen. But on Saturday night they; They were wonderful liars. To crawler* out of the cocoon of t h e : brag was all right according to commonplace. They met at (he their code. The one thing a fellow corner barbershop and took turns · didn't do was complain. If you had lolling in the the chair like m i l : hard luck, well sport, that's life, lionaires while Verne, the barber,! j worshipped these Saturday gave them the works--shave, hair- '· night sports, and could hardly cut. massage and tonic. ' wail, to grow up so 1 could join this All the time they kept up a line crew of corner cavaliers. But of rapid-fire chatter, knowing in-1 somehow time tamed them, and side stuff about baseball, babes,; when t did grow up they didn't and politics. I was selling- news- seem clever and gallant, and reek- papers on the corner then, and 1 i less. They just attain like sad lost used to love to go into the barber- ! men desperately trying to forget shop and sit quietly and listen to their insecurity. Had they 'chani- 1nern - | ed, or had I ? Anyway, I never got ' to be one of them--a real Satur- Evcry once in a while one of day night sport, thorn wciuld toss me a nickel f i r ' Weil, sport, that's life. Isn't it? Dorothy Dix Dear Miss Dix: Five years a f o Dear Miss Dix; My son died a , make a marked pefm of draw-in* ew years ago, and we took his you into the conversation when hildren to raise. We try to treat you meet this female, or of telling them as our own. My trouble is : her directly that she should ad- wilh .my IS-year-nld girl. She i dress you as well as himself. thinks my 10-year-old grand- j ___ daughter should help with the , nee' «£ · ," 5T Ve ''; ' married " bo v ' had iwnl ,h "V M '/"" """.''-.'iciKht years. We were both 17. Ten lo±. ! r 1 P3 *' "' th , e !"""iths later our son was born, younger g,rl s chores After all, ,,,,, mv husband , ef , lor what can you expect o a in-year- ,,,,. He ,,.,, ,,,,,,,. two .' nd ±nHH M V «°' ," ,^! P u mj ' in t h a t time 1 nev «- w « nt »«t. with granddaughter better clothed than I anvone . but 50mehow j felt ,. e my own ch.ldren because I am had fTm . n apart . ,, , wrote ,,,,, · fnud peop He vn., talk ,f I don't. lrired him for , divor « ^ ,, PUZZLED GRANDMA mv husband didn't want one at Answer: While you are to be I all, he agreed to let me have my commended for an honest try at · way. In the two years since. I have being impartial to your children j grown up. Instead of loving my and grandchildren, your methods ! husband · less, I love him more are rather ill advised. I and realize what a horrible mis- Naturally. if you continue the j lake I made. Now I can't make present system, your own children j him realize it was a mistake and will become very resentful of the that I'd like to try again to make younger members of the family. ! our marriage a success. I know we And rightfully so! The best way ! both love each other, and could is lo treat all the children as near- i establish a wonderful home with l.v alike as possible. No p a r t i a l i t y · our boy. G M should be shown to the grand- 1 Answer: Both you and your hus- rhidrcn, or to your own. A 10- i hand are laboring under'-th* hin- year-nld is capable of quite a few I dicap of a too-early marriate household tasks, and she should i With no conception whatever of be expected to perform them. Her the responsibilities of matrimony, clothing loo. should be on a par | and not enough world experience with that of her aunts. An attempt lo set a standard for vou, you were to make her the best - dressed I simply two drifters with absolute- turn |y no idea of where to land vour member of the family her into , vain little pest, resent- matrimonial ship or how to steer ed by everyone else. | it . Tlme brou(tht th , exftrienct n »,· r^ I " nd "' le " 5t som ' of tri * wisdom. Dear Miss Dix: I married a man ·· Now the problem is, how to patch several th« wreck that your heedlessness brought on. Naturally I found your hus- from an other town months aso, and recentl out about a girl he was going with band is bewildered by 'vour eon- IT.".M' mC ,'' T Whenever D i s t a n t l y changing moods,'and dsei hn7har,H *!i , s P e » ks . tn my ; not know which one to trust. husband and completely ,gnores j if you can get him to agree to me. Both my husband and I are go with you. your best solution would be an interview with a reputable marriage counselor. You very annoyed about it. MRS. W. M. ._, m i i i Answer: Your husband should I can locate'one'i On the Silver fcTM 1,8 Screen character actor II Antenna 13 Continued story M30 (Fr.) 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