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THE WASHINGTON night. He wu back In three mlflutei. -Men/ be Merry-Go-Round prodilntt*, -the wh*l« wtrld sUjUu!' Ark, aa I MXMBCR Or THI , Tht Aatoclattd Prat* to eitlualvtiy twUtltX tt MM uat far rtpublfcaiio* tt all MWS 4|SHleh« cndittd to It or net otktrwJM endite* 1* thai HMT and ilso tht local ntwa puUlakei kert^T JU1 rights of republktUon tt spetlal 2.. --'·»» herein art alao neervtd. auMXMrnoN aATtaT" . . c«ms, Ofit. otttf'tkiti'iiiinii" ... nt Ef§ .was BBTMO ·( Ctmlirlt. But he jiveth more trace. Wherefore he with, God resisteth the good, but fiveth grace unto the humble.-James 4:6 Heavy Vote Desirable Another voting' day in this state is coming up Tuesday, and indications art that several thousand persons m the county will turn out to cast their ballots for the various races which come up. In the preferential nrimary. voting was unusually heavy. With one precinct--a small one- yet to report, a table published the day fol- Ibwinfr the primary showed that more than 7,200 votes were, cast in the county on July 29. In the city of Fayetteville nroper more than 2,500 votes were cast. This wag considerably, in both instances, over the number cast two years previously--and that was considered a heavy vote. There will be several contested offices OB the ballot which will be up for decision August 12. First will be the office of governor, with Sidney McMath and Francis Cherry contending. Other contests to be decided will be: For attorney general. T. J. Gentry and Clib Barton; for chief justice. Supreme . Court, Neil Heed and Griffin Smith; for national committeeman, Paul Chambers : and Noble Gil!; for county judge, Rov A Seott and WHlfam L. Bush; 'for tax collector, Ralph Taylor and Lloyd McConnell; forcircuit clerk, W. S. Bronson and .Tack , Byro: for county treasurer Clint Shook ·ud John Kirsch. ~~* , A number of offices, not contested, will 1 bj included on th* ballot, and the counting i of thi results likely will not be no rapid , as two weeks ago. It is highly de»ir»hle that as many poll tax holders as possible caat their votes. A wcord turnout at the polls is desirable, I f, u 5 fv ' n food w «» t h*' 1 «nd continue !. nigh interest in the results, a new peak .' may b« established in this territory. W««huiiton-Vlet President!!! Candidate John Sparkmin, together with Stn. Tom Htn- Jlnfi and varioui oth.n, his been urging tht Whflt HtUM!to mike public tht confidential report tn wtftt) control of tht «il industry whkh hM been btttled up tvtr slnct tht Federal Tridt Commission wrote tht documtnL Thtir centintlon is thit tht public is entitled to know tht way in which i.rtiin big oil com- panlti aiv. worked out cart.! agrtemints to etp th. price of oil high and hive divided u, tht wwld's oil supply bttwetn thtmselv.s Thii ealumn his now hid iccess to the Federal Trade Cummls.I.n rtport. While thi facts contalntd thtreln art voluminous, tht csmmls- s on comts to tht following Important conclu- sloni! "Outside the United Stitis, control over th. petroleum industry is divided, for ill prtctic.l purposes, between stite monopolies and seven urge internitionil petroleum companies five of which irt Amerlcin, ind two British- Dutch. . . . "These seven cempinles ire: Stindird Oil of V J., Stindird Oil of California. Soceny- Vacuum. Gulf Oil, Texas Company ( a l l American [Anglo-Iranian Oil Company. Royal Dutch- Shell (British and British-Dutch). "In 1MI, the seven compinies iccounted for more thin one-hilf of tht world's crude production (excluding Kussli ind the sitellite coun- M «',' V^f " " tr ""' of the ou 'P ut '" th « Middle list, over it per cent of tht production In the Eistern Hemisphere, ind almost 45 per cent in the Western Hemisphere." · * * * The FTC report then proceeds to tell how the control ef tankers and pipelines in the hands of these seven companies thus permitted them to stifle the competition of other companies But the most Interesting part of the oil report deals with tht way American. British and Dutch companies conspired to hold back oil production In some countries when they wanted to keep prices down, and how they jacked un prices to the United States government durln? the war and tried to do It after the war On. way competition js stifled, the secret report stales, Is through interlocking directorates. "A considerable part of the directors of the seven companies." states the FTC report, "hold multiple directorships In subsidiary companies For txample. the directors of the Standard Oil .11 i " d .. So " n 5'- v « c 'J u m. who determine the policies of the Arabian-American Oil Company (Sauoi Anbla) ire the same men who help to ship, the behavior of the Iraq Petroleum Company. The directors of the Anglo-Iranian Company, who issist In miking high oil policy for Irn and Inn, participate along with the directors ef Gulf, in planning the price and production policies in Kuwait." It should be noted that during the London debates ever the Ir.nian oil dispute, members of Parliament ind British newspapers were worried over reports that American oil TM m - panlei might step In and lake over the Anglo- iranlan Oil Company's operation in Iran. Noth- Tr'ad C worried them For th. -1!C lll *i A 7'' rl " n °" comoinies have been working hand-ln-glove with the British Thty held back production in one country whan they wanted to, and fixed prices in this TMH!.,!! "^ n lh ' y wanted to. British "TM"" " had nothing to fear from American i. or vice versa. t««d Into contract! to buy ail from Aramco. "Thui, whllt new markets wtre opened up Hi Arameo, tht rtetfniwd marketing positions of tht inttrnitlenal oil cempinlts w.rt prtatrvtd. Tht principal ching. wis a »hift in thtir sources ·« lupply on tht part of thrt* of the four Amerlean companies which new own Aramco in order to make room for Ar.mco's production--produc- ; * ? . , " thty lrt ne * 1" · position to control." This is just part of tht strret stery ef the In- trlcatt, far-flug attempt by five Amtricin oil «mpanl« with two Brltlah-Dutch compinlts to corntr fht oil production ind oil distribution of fit rtit of tht world. Bennett Cerf m,*~aV ·--·"· "·· v«t«mony, the groom said, "I suppose there's i chirge for this What'll it be? "Let your eonicitnct be your" guide " said the minister gillmiiy. . Tra "J" *".,'(,,"" cordanct with the beauty «f the bride." Th. tightwad handed tht minister a dollar. Th. min- uttr gavt him seventy-five cents change. * * * Gregor Platagorsky. the famous cellist and his wife were invited to a big party ft, New y ork recently but their child's nurse was off on vacation, and they couldn't think of anybody to be baoy-sltter for them. "1 know." sa'id Mme P suddenly, "we'll cable mima!" Mama was in Paris She would hive flown over, loo--but it turned out she was going to a party of her own on the evening in question. * * * A group of invtterat. calamity howlers was gathered In Major Putnam's Indiana law-office one evening predicting disaster for the world at large and the United States in particular. Their gloomy chorus finally got on the major's nerves and he told them sharply, "You confounded pessimists remind me of t night at the 'Last Lhince saloon when I was prospecting as a "It was snowing like all get-out, and a tramp shambled in to u-arm hjmself-ind possibly cadge a drink or two. He huddled by the stove ind promptly fell tound asleep. A customer at the bar--one of those 'life of the party' bo-s- picked up a chunk of overripe limburger cheese and rubbed ,t across the stubble of the poor t r a m p s upper lip. * "The tramp awoke, sniffed, peered dubiouslv the saloon, ind staggered out nii the Questions And Answers 9--Sept. 17 eemmemmoratof what tvtnt that occurred in 1717? A--Tht adoption of tht Constitution of the United Ctttts. Q--In the production of. whit meat dots Ntw Zealand Itid tht world? A--Mutton. 9-- Who named tht chinntl entrance to Sia Fnnelsco liy the Gulden CJitt? A--Sir fnncis Dnkt who lighted it during his trip sround tht world In 157S, may havt given tht chinntl its nimt. Howevtr. J. C. Fremont, one of tht first Amtricins to txplort Cilifornii, claims in his Mtmolrs thit ht nimtd th. Goldtn QlU. Q--Whit dots it msin to "strike the flig"? A--Whtn a «hip or military post surrenders to an enemy, it hauls down, or strikes the national flag. e-What kind of · bird is i "frigitt bird"? A-It is i sti bird with in immense wingspread and unusually great powers of flight A relative of the ptlicin, these birds live in the tropics ill iround the world. They are about 40 inches long, but thtir wings spreid tt 7 or ,, Q-Ar « there my direct descendints of Willlim Shikespeire? k A ~. A J' h ' S *" ndchl '"«n died childless and his last direct descendant died in 1870 vin,l7r?.useTto h fizV? dm0n " """" ^ " b^Si'tnilVlK^Se'^'S *' arnill bubbles of cirbon dioxide gis. Milk Or Cold Shoulder Treatment Said Advisable For Meeting Cobra Snakes On Crowded Buses; Method Not Guaranteed BT KELMAN MOBIN New York-(*)-How would you feel If ydu were In a crowded bus with seme loos* etibras? That happtntd to icrnt people in India the othtr day. Th* Bombay office of the Aisociited Prt»« reported that i snake-charmer cime ibotrd, cirrying tht cobras in basket!. The bus jolttd over a pot-hole in the road. The baskets sprung open. When one ef the cobras reached the driver's compartment, the driver panicked and lost control So he said, afttrwird. Thtrt was l serious accident. Story's Other Half In i way, this is the other hilf of a Kiplingesqut story . . One night in India, a British officer and his wife give l smill dinner pirty. It wis during the war, and so there was some talk "I didn't st it," sht "but I felt it ... It was around my ankle." Thii tended tt chill tht argument about men and women and what thty do in the presence of danger. ~7a»y Ctbra Tale* But about the cobras . . , There ·rt almost is miny tiles of th»i r strange ways as there art shakes The king cobra Is aggressive · and presumably, will alwiys attack; the other types only defend themselves. Yet, some of the Indians claim thit not even tht bit · king will hirm a smill child They believe . snake reacts' trough some sixth sense, to the loathing and dreid thit arises, on sight, in most idults. And they think this is an ac- - quired feeling, something you have to leirn. Since a haby does not know enough to be ifnid, he may A--In 1933. Q--Why did the United States Navy send its fleet around the world in 1907? A--It was a good-will cruise C--Where is the country of Surinam? A-Surinam is the official name of Dutch Guiana, part of the Dutch West Indies oil . A-- Maryland. It was built July 4 1827 '""X-'iver oil the same is cod-liver A-- The vilue of fish-liver oil is due to vit . * » * Any "Saucers"? Commis!in " --harges, V!. shallow wells In order not to strike oil, thus keep production down Referring to atttmots In hold back oil pro- ' "* Almost everywhere--that is, in m a n v , P«rt« of the United .States-some of the folks who have been looking heavenward ' £!** " nte d «'hat they suspect are flymr saucers." To our knowledge. there have been few if any of the re- · portg in this section. Just the other day a (tentleman from Mtttrfeast of town was in the office to ask abwiv some vapor trails he had seen on several occasions, hut what he described wag most assuredly caused by passinr iet PUnei. Others have seen similar'ts. t but actually we are just not in the same ·' Jv ? * miiny ottler cn nimunities where tn« saucer" reports are numerous. If anybody sees one or more ef (he · mysterious objects sailing around in our awes we would like to know-about it. We Jtiat hate to be left out entirely. --* 1 When you lean too heavily on luck it ** wav. to c u t m ° r * liberi1 w-ith oth * r A theater strike in the south left n "" dtrk - j ' urt Iik « · '* » we ve seen. "Among the tactics used to retird the production o r.n oil were the requests for an extension of time m which to make the selection Fh4 *!?' .,"' fetr ° teu TM Company's exploitation, the delays in constructing « pipeline, the practice of pre-empting concessions far the sole purpose rh. P H C m ntinf . th ; m fal " n ' lnl ° * th « r hanfls. and he drilling »f shallow holes without am- intention of finding oil." " 5(rictiv « Ureements ,c- And then one of the ladies tripped the trigger on i lovely irgument. "This war has proved one thing," she sail Preston Grover. who headed the AP office in India for a number and perhaps i h " In with i[tli^lnrl^ Time \IcHA80D However, the Texas Company and Standard of California ater got Into thi rich Arabian field at which time Standard of New Jersey and Socony-Vicuum horned in They did It by letting Texas and Standard of California in on some of their own monopoly petroleum gravy in the Near East. «,»i Th J f" 1 *" 1 Tr * d ' Commission, using more refined lingua**, explains It this way; "*' tn '* TMnt (147) Aramco (Texas and ».*.. ik 0 '.?*.)!.' 0 TM'"' PTM" 1 "" 1 « build a pipeline to tne Mediterranean. istablished international com%n[eTvJhVl° im! medistelv endeavored to open up additional markets to Arimco. but In such a manner as not f, disturb world markets. This Inv.lved several cotjdinated steps. First, the Texas Com»anv seld Its Eurootan marketing facilities to Caltex \r U .m«! ^"7 1 . rk " *' ist "' Sutz "-«"«!'e to AramTM, second. Standard of California ,,,d Tex., permitted Standard Oil Campanv ( N . T l rnwh y «" Ullm °" Cr TMP"'.'-- toother.' to purehas. a 40-nrr cent Interest in hnti, Aramco · n .^ Tr » ns - Ar " b '»n ^P' Mne Comoanv. And I^JerjeySt.ndard and Socony-Vacuuin "n- 'tt." -- ..^. w indulgent. They conceded that women in the sen-- ices had often displayed extra-ordinary courage. But they pointed out also that women will jump on a chair and scream in the presence of a mouse. Qalet tnitnsetion The argument was swirling, and and nobody noticed when the hostess quietly signalled one of the Indian servants. He bent over her shoulder. He hurried out of the room. A moment later, he reappeared lolding a bowl of milk. He set the bowl on the floor in a far corner! of the room. I Suddenly, a cobra slithered out . - -- o in Indian family. Their child, in a high chair on the lawn, was eating a bowl of bread ind milk. Cobras like milk and apparently they can smell it from considerable distances Climbed High Chair Grover, horrified, siw the snike, just as it was crawling up the side of the chiir. It crossed the baby's lip. ind came onto the apron of the high chair. Then it Began drinking the milk. With a clumsy gesture, the baby binged it over the head with the spoon. "We expected the cobra tn strike," he said, "but the baby upset the bowl, and the snake simplv dropped onto the grass, and went It was only when thev an- S^^Eik. 111 quirkly d *t s v: cs « you « e - r ·»« - · e tnike ' I crowded bus with a loose cobra · either open i bottle of the best Liter, they asked the hostess how she knew the cobra Was in nom'ogenized," cT pr'ete'nd"'TM he room. Did she see it? Where? notice Pr«enn not to Dorothy Dix ^^--- By Jimmy Hado .'THE girl who stepped down 1 Irom the plane al the Lapital City Airport wai as smoothly beautiful as if the ihad stepped out ol the r*C*» of a fashion manzine instead of flight six from New York. She wore a dove gray suit of sheer woolen and a liny vel- low hat that echoed the fawny Widen highlights in her short .brown hair and made her dark eyes look even darker She had a cheerful expectan Jock on her face, almos eager, and one wouldn't hav dreamed that she was, at th moment, running away. A man standing t» the gate hurried to m:et her and wbtn ihe ·aw him her toft mouth curlti into t smile. "Why cousin Bruno Did""' 0 " " *"* 70u7 Wh «"' s "His car's in the gang., Laurie «na nc phoned and asked if I'd meet you. What a pltasurt it ti jo see jou after all this time! .You're looking wonderful, and all crown up toft, and--sophisticated," "Am I really?" she hugged bis irm is thtj went toward thi car As he tucked her into tht imart convertible Bruno said. "1 thought 3 read where you were getting married this month, dirling. Did something happen?" Laurie French's face clouded "''I, 1 ' 11 »°" all about it, Bruno." While ht busied himself seeing Wat all her luggage was sucked ·iftly into the back «f the convertible, she tried to assemble her thoughta. It wu awfully bard toi explain a thing likt thii to (ttop It was as sht toM Bruno a fe moments lattr, oa of thost thin you do without uiU kMwii why. "Such in awful mew! Moth was furioua btcaust ihe'd alreau made plans for the wedding Fie cher was Just bewildered. O course we're still engag«d. Th wedding's to be in October now But. Bruno, for some reason o other I just had to come ind spen this one last summer with my ft ther, my own father. Mark wa the only one who tried to under stand it." "Your stepfather always was a understanding sort of a guy Bruno said thoughtfully as ht swung the car out into the state road that led to Ridgeville. "Al ways liked him. Of course 1 a] ways liked Louis too." "Sounds odd to hear you speak of my father as Louis. Mothti always calls him -your father'!' Sh. tried to imitate her mother 1 ! disparaging tone. "I've never hac much chance to really get to know ·him as a perron. Only those sum mcrj I spent with him when i was smnll and then one summer .four years ngo, you remember. Was mother rrnlly m love with .him when she married him?" "Madly," Bruno said. He twirled the car around a curvt wlUi practiced ease. 'The whole family waa ·Hunt r»r manyicf ttm. tt course. A small towa guy, rvnainc a fairly pratwttu* hardware tton, spending ais ipart Urn. linlnc and ruling gxmtrs and Tiling txmki mill-numbly. And nw a»t»w, wtJi, ant wu a toot ate*! Dear Miss Dix : While you be-,Urn wa. a clearlr state* ease of ail - - i mm who wouldn't sit up i home living with his mether. There wis for his -wife because -he preferred · »o Indication that the status was dictattd by economic rtisons. This is the condition I bewail -- and will tterilly continue to do so. If · a wife wants her own homt, and wail young married people living under pirental TOOK, there ire miny of us who havt no cholct In the mitter. We live with our folks hoping for the diy when we can get our own home it · price at which we cm reisonibly expect to complete the financial responsibilities assumtd. u -* - · -'S^ 1 " "·»·*--- like you. Laurie, a social butterfly, always had anything she wanted that money could buy. Sht had sophisticated tastes, and the tried to make Louii over, well--at wouldn't be made over." "At lent," Laurie muaed, "Fletcher and I art tht sarat kind of people. We like tht lamt things, "o» tht umt people, and-- Fletchtr's awfully handsome " "Sounds like a good deal.' iruno laid, intent on his driving ·I trust you art also in Ion with tht »uy." She didnt answer. Bruno turned « tht car radio, muttering aome- hlng about not wanting to sniaa is rtfular newscast that she didnt lore Flet cher. She w« terribly fond of r man s r i n y tntr man she had ever known. that sht had wcddi* t love, of count, Jusl a crush. Steve 1 had been 10 yean elder than she, and Just back from the men in Europe. He'd been a pilot in tht war, shot down, a prisoner and then convalescent and anally shipped homt. Ht had starttd to write a book that summer and hti ana her f a t h e r had been great! Wends. Thit wii all sot recalled' of Steve except a buy remem-l brance ef dark tytt and hair and! a lean fact and broad ahouldert. She recalled going nthing with him! in hii boat Sht wtndtred wheth-; tr he would tHll be around. "There'! Steve's bouse!" she uldl suddenly, leaning f o r w a r d as Bruno pull«d the ur up the rutted! cliy road that led along the river i I "Steve?" · *A friend of father's. Oh, 1 thinki I1 aee him coming too. Someone-think it's Steve." figure ! lint. ...... -,,,,...,,, htr huspind is finincially ible to Most ot us young people living | * iv * " 'o her, he is filling down at home are veterans who did not I *" ni * "Miration as a husband in · get established in the prewar era I refusing to leave tht pirenUl but who came out of service to I "earth. find, the real estate igents ind I Your problem Is entirely differ- builders in full charge, ready to eat, but it will not be solved bv sell , poorly constructed match | the bitterness, which is so manioc* at a fantastic price, or to rent fest in your letter. Instead of writ- her [as Laurie rolled dowa th hello, Steve! an apartment for S12S per month.' I know for'a fact that many of these real estate agents were almost paupers is 1»3! -- but how different in 195!. You miy call us mima's boys for sticking at home, but most of us work hard every day and keep hoping f»r the time when good louses will be built for the working man. More power te families who an making the best of things ind resisting high prices while avoiding being victim- ised by high-priced but cheiply built housing. I DISGUSTED I Answer: Ynurs was another ef the anonymous letters I so con- _ .. blanket condemnation of the real estate Industry, make an in-' ilysis of the find yourself. A lit- tlt investigition will reveal that material and labor costs also have sum.thing to do wun the situation " id these are as much to rail estate men is to bane vou. o constantly deplore. I would have liked to send, you a personal reply, with perhaps some concrete help. Learn where to put the blame -- ' then put it the?e. Of course, you'll find close operators in any industry -- b u t " you'll also find plenty of honest builders and real estate men, as anxious to provide low-cost housing is you are to find it. Many" communities are sponsoring projects to provide good housing at modtirate cost -- and I'm sure a progressive city like yours isn't , rs s l»«ing behind its larger sisters. your efforts to locate The particular instance in this housiB * vou "ant. two things must column to which you take exceo- bol ' n * in mlna - Th " skyrocket- Kansos Captr «»UONTAt mnCAL vieln Puule had made its millions in the chemical business. Her father was just Louie French who owned a anil) hardware store in a crossroads n en a river · Indiana. Her :her had divorced him ju.t * Laurie was born. Her step- ·^Kz,:^^ "uie. su " UB «r« in Ridge- Bruno napped off the car radio. "There's tht river, and tht old covered bridge. Thing, never change down in this part of tht country. Ifi been seven or eight « lr « ·'«« I've bem down he%, ut things look exactly th. same." "Yei." Laurl. aaid. "it was four ears ago I waa alown, but things °ok Just the .,,»«. i was ! - § eur year, is , long time. LAURIE introduced Steve to her I cousin Bruno and a few moments liter they were driving on I up the line toward her fath.r's house. 'Are you sure It's Louis that brought you bick to Ridgevill* 'for the summer?" Bruno aid ib- .ruptly. He smiled and gave her a [curious glanc*. | "I told you, Bruno, I'm not ever.! ' sure myself why I had to come; But it couldn't be Steve Wysong [is you're trying to intimate it was, l because I-why 1 lont even know him really. Besides, far all I know 1 he may be married by now. Most ile men are married by the] _ they're 30." 'I'm not," Bruno said, "but then 1 m too intelligent to ever let myself In for anything « s hMirdom 1 the .ong^rthroTghThe^-lBnino^per it'ciV^ in * ^^j^f'n to think of that driv.way.HVw, ._.. with her father. !"·-- 't,.,. 0 ^.' 01 '. *"· in * 1"'* «r»uat«l tht "i 7." --' «^« iw HIV f«4^ She fallen kg lev* that winner «·. witk « Mlew a*a*-. Steve .-·M, who U*«d ta a river ·** ·**· k*low tar father'. «·.»«· river. |t ktdai M« porch and down UM sttpa, "Uurjt, It's K tool to an y«u!". Uurit ran into hit anna. No ·*»"« *»*- BOW that sM (tad 'Clpitil of Kansas 13 Tip over M Ascended 1 Entices IS Smill Anch 17 Tree fluid "Eagle (comb. form) 20 Paces ·appellation J Support 4 Lamprey STel! · Genut of gene 7 Pilmyra pil m ' fiber ·?r«w » Liquid measure JJCtlf dtvlet 42 Spar H W ^" rtkI ««0»(co«b. "Vigeroua 20 Paces ti,^r* u r r wwnel 21 Spanirt wheat" 2!TM" tlc *»vt M Star. 23 Kansas is 27 Male 28 Proneun »? ipp r l 32 Jewel 31 Wolfhound 34Slouin Indian II Drink made with malt M Join closely 37 Church btneh 3t Mimic n South Americin mountilni 40 Pium 21 Cease « Carry (etll.) litn a lint with . epea mouth S3 Grain beard « Take Into «W»tody M Appropriate 41Mtdi4eftM Wtch form) 44 Century plant) fiber 43S*n of Seta (Bib.) 4TMeiuter W WinJet plug! HI Let it stand 11 Legil ptiat S3 Obtain 46 Diitrew 47 Italian hanvt seSlriigntentr M Native |u»p HaVttUy WBecWM MaVvwwby

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