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^^^^^^^^j^j^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^m " "'•/,'" r<<.< c ' J - - ' t t , *' ; * " "-'V'V ' v 'tf3H&S t,M4lt Fdttf HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Saturday, July 5, 1947 LASSfFIED Ads Must Be In Office Day Before Publication ftbe? o* One Three Six One W- Day Days Days Month .. .45 .90 1.50 4.5C .60 to 50 1.50 1.20 1.50 1.80 2.10 2.40 2.70 3.00 2.00 2.50 3.00 3.50 4.00 4.5U 5.00 e.oo 1.50 9.00 10.50 12.00 -Rates are for Continuous Insertions Only * All Want Ads Casn In Advance, H • Not Taken Over the Phone For Sale GIRDLES, BRAS- and surgical supports, Mrs* Ruth Dozier, 216 South Phone 942-J. 24-lm SALES CO. NORTH Main at Ave. B. offers bargains gallorc. Khaki pants and shirts, sh&es, double deck bunk mattresses. Office chairs, water fcdfeflt canteens, mosquito bars, leather cushioned theatre scats, electric drop oords. 4 wheel rub- .JBW tired trailers, and hundreds |, M ot other items. Come over and ' for yourself. 27-6t BAIT FOR .SALE ALL If,Summer on O E. 'Douglass' farm 2% miles north of Hope on Pro.v- ing Ground Highway. l-3t i WISHING W O R NTs. CALVIN North Hazel St. 1-31 _ LB. CAPACITY ALL METAL Ice box. A-l condition $35. 218 Hcrvcy, Phone 942-J. 3-3t USED ROTARY GREASE l; at a bargain price. Young, .Chevrolet Co. 3-31 0 POUND METAL ICEBOX; 4 good condition. Phone 1129-J-l. Wanted to Rent 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, ROOM FURNISHED apartment or house. Jack Williamson. Employment Security Division. Phone 637 or 3G2-J. 4-61. NICELY FURNISHED HOUSE OR apartment for July and August. No children. Pnone Campbell Construction Co., Washington, Phone 31. 5-31 Lost PAIR SHELL FRAME HEADING glasses. Lost downtown Tuesday. Reward. Phone 163. 3-lt BRACELET WITH STONES across the top. Lost Monday. If found please call 850 Hope, Ark. for reward or contact the Hope Star office. 3-3t Notice WHEN IN NEED OF CUT FLOW- •crs, sprays, corsages, or pot plants, Call Ellen's Florist on Spring Hill road. Phone 2-F-2. 28-2w ANYONE DESIRING TO HAR- vest hay at the Proving Ground contact Guy M. Grigg" at SPG. 5-3t For Rent NICE 3'ROOM MODERN HOUSE. One large room with utilities. Phone 26-W-ll. T. L. Brint. l-3t 5-ROOM UNFURNISHED APART- ment,, private bath, close in. Mrs. Elba Pickard,,620 East Third St. •:.=«:'-'ii'"'; ; .:': /; V : - ' '. l-3t felAjBGE NEW TARPAULIN, 15 X ft. with eyelets Also heavy >ck and tackle with 6(1 ft. oX Jj? 1 inch rope 404 South Elm St; 6r, phono 459. 3-3t PMODEL FARMALL TRACTOR , and all equipment. All household '»furniture. Several hundied feet f'';""'^lumber, some corn Place for ll> -,) H jrent. Soc Autrey Wilson, 3 miles fi ','t'south on Patmos load. 3-3t S, SIX BOOMS AND BATH. 023 WEST St. A P. DcLoney, 500 North SOUTH BEDROOM, . : PRIVATE b'ath, accomodate three adults. 1002 East 3rd St. Phone 588-J. Mrs. David Davis. 3-3t FRONT BEDROOM WITH AD- joining bath. Apply 615 West Division or phone 361-J. 3-3t ,-, ,„ CAFE AND NIGHT ^, K* club. Highway 67, one half mile tel ' - east of Hope. Completely equip- ,<pcd. Five acres. Also ideal pro-' a a 'i, *-pcrty for tourist court. Saciiflce £>" for quick sale Pine Gardens. 3yf; ' C. Eaj>on, Phone 586-J. 5-6t Rides Wanted Jp " CAN CAREY 2, PASSENGERS TO ips ,Ahgeles,^Leaving Thursday morning 5 fi.m. 0. D. Russfiltj ,-Phone 972-J., 1, U3t :<*: CITY ELECTRIC CO. „ House ^Wiring '•, Electrical Repairs Fair Enough By Weitbrook Pegler Copyright, 1947 By Kind Feature* SvnHlnntn. TWO ROOM UNFURNISHED' apartnriont, newly decorated. Couple with 1 child. Call 208-J. 3-3t Margaret Osbornc Wins British Women's Title London, July 5—(/P)— Margaret Osborne of San Francisco won the women's singles .title at the Wimbledon tennis championshins today, defeating- Doris•,Hartley of Miami,•' Fla.,' 6-2/6-4, 'in the Ail- American finals to- give the -United Stales ,a clean sweep of the singles honors. .On a worn center court swept by a wind that rolled paper cups like t'umbleweeds, the top-soeded California favorite fought i off a gallant rally by her third-seeded foe to -annex, the title vacated : by America's Pauline Betx when the latter turned professional. The victory, accomplished before Queen Mary and 15,000 other tennis fans, elevated Miss Osborne to a position alongside Jack Kramer .of Los Angeles, who recaptured the men's singles title for -the United States, yesterday with straight set triumph over another California!!, Tom Brown. New York, July 4 — The interlocking association of the Roerich mystical cull and the New Deal, through the medium of Henry Wallace and several other leading personalities, has never been fully revealed in its stealthy reality. Wallace was a member of this group and he appointed Louis L. Horch, its principal financial backer, to very influential jobs in the Departments of • Agriculture and Commerce. Old Henry Morgonthau, the father of Henry the Morgue, who was Roosevelt's secretary of the treasury, fell for a new ism called bioshophy and associated with the guru, or swami, of that outfit, one Frederick Kcltner, whose publications were put out by the press of Nicholas Konstantin Roerich, at the Roerich Lamasery and museum, also known as a "master institute," at ,.310 Riverside Drive. Keltncr is NUill in action. I telephoned his office for an appointment but was told that he was on tour and could not be reached. This struck me as strange. Most showmen, lecturers and preachers who work the road arc booked methodically and can be caught-by phone, mail or telegram in a few hours. The young lady agreed that he could be compared to a ghost. I then learned that Sol Bloom, the New Deal congressman whose district includes the Lamasery, actually had lived in the place for some years. Mr. Bloom is one of the oldtimers of Congress. He is now 77 and he h:is the happy and mature disposition of a fellow who never took hims'nf too seriously and lived by the way as he traveled through life. He was born in Pekin, 111., "and was taken in to San Francisco by his parents when the country west of the Mississippi was still frontier.' Sol was a showman at the first Chicago world fair in 1893, managing all concessions including a pitch on the streets of Cairo where a buxom babe introduced to west- cm culture a squirm called the lootchy-koolchy discoursed to the hin wails of a snake-charmer's •cod. "She wriggles and she's not i worm — for a dime, ten cents" vas the wham-sock closing phrase of the cultural discourse of. the ratuiional midway professor at such displays. The professors themselves were almost as groat an attraction as the hootch dancers, if whom Mr. Bloom now reveals ,hcre wore perhaps as many as 15: In Congress, Spl has been a New Dealer, of course, because he is an organization Democrat. In jus- ice to him, however, it must be allowed that his indorsement of ,he Roosevelt program in its en- .irety was only a neck-sound. He nlerestcd himself in unhateful con Washington Bicentennial Commission and director general tif the Sesquiccntennial Commission of .he Constitution. He is- a Mason; Shrincr, Elk,, Moose and Red Main, WHERE DO YOU LIVE? Borrow ail the money you want from us, regardless of WHERE you live. People come from all over the' country to borrow from us on their cars, or almost anything they own. We often lend from'$50.00 to $5,000.00 in ten minutes, We never keep a customer Baiting longer than neces- sqry. We are headquar* ters for CASH, Come and get it! Ask for Mr. Tom McLarty at th« HOPE AUTO CO. Phone 299 LET TOY DO IT • /Level yards • Dig Post Holes • -Plow Gardens » Cut Vacant Lots • Also custom work. HAMMONS TRACTOR CO. Phone 1066 S. Walnut St. ICE COLD Watermelons DAY or NIGHT 'It's a Wonderful Life' Plays Sunday at Rialto "Ah! Ah! Ah! That's an old one!"says Donna Reed, as James Stewart flounders for words in this scene from "It's a Wonderful Life." • . cording to information I have received." Mr. Bloom at this point expressed an interesting personal opinion of the Roerichs which is the observation of an old carnival showman who has seen the best of them close up, fortune-tellers, hyp- nolisls, phrcnologisls, astrologers and all. "Horch is not a bad fellow," Sol said. "He just got interested in Roerich's painting and stuff. I thought the paintings were terrible myself, and every time I would look at one of them I would want to go and get a drink. I haven't been up there for years now but I did live there and that's my voting address. "I heard Roerich was dead some time ago," Sol said. I don't like to doubt an old friend's word, but Sol is in politics and he certainly was nesting in the lamasery, and in very queer company, and now he lells me lhat Henry Wallace never was around in his day. "I didn't even know he was in the picture," he said. "They're all nutty, you know." But Wallace certainly w>s "around" in those days. The Lamasery was "dedicated" with special ceremonies and oratorical sel- pieces on Oct. 17, 1929, the year .the big panic broke. Mrs. Sina Fosdick, one of the faithful then and still, flatly says she saw Wallace enter the gigantic ioss-house several times "with his collar turned up." II was her impression that he was trying to escape recognition. Others have said Wallace wore dark glasses on those visits. However, there is no doubt or mystery now. about his association with Roerich. "' .-."'. The part that I have difficulty believing in Mr. Bloom's story is his insistence that he didn't know .Wallace was in the circle, didn't know Wallace sent Roerich to Asia for the' Department' of Agriculture on a botanical mission and didn't ft) James Stewart makes a notable return to the screen in Frank Capra's new production for Liberty Films, "It's a Wonderful Life," in which comedy, romance/ and fantasy arc blended in what is s.aid :o be rich entertainment. Dohna Wilson,Hamm Tie for Skeet Shoot Honors Jim Wilson and B. R. Hamm tied lor top honors in the Wednesday Skeet Shoot breaking 49 of 50 in spite of a tough wind. L, Griffin beat out Crow Burlingame's "Ace" Dub Flowers in a match, shooting a snappy 11 to top Flowers' 10. Prospective entrants in the Arkansas State Skeet Shoot Championship meet to be held here in Hope on July 24, 25 and 25 should ead the National Skeet Shooting ssociation rules, and regulations. Shot at 50 Broke Wilson, Jim 49 Hamm, B. R 49 Barnes, Tex 48 Wylie, Geo. Sr 48 Wright, Ross 48 Hamm, J. M 47 Galloway, L. D 47 Davis, W. L 46 Cox, Ben G 46 Lewis, Gib 45 McDowell, Ray 45 SPORTS ROUNDUP -By Hugh 8. Fullerton, Jr. cerns and acted as director of the . even icliow that Wallace knew f I may put it so, a .harmless 'New Dealer as distinguished from malignant type. ' '•' , \ telephoned Mr. Bloom' Horch. 'After al}, Sol is a congress man and did rise, by seniority, to become chairman of the Committee' on'Foreign 'Affairs; If he'wa,s that dumb 'or indifferent to important monkey business right : in tire the I same house where he lived as a cultural asset-of the mystical cir- and iskcd him . if it were true that he nad lived, up there in the temple with the Lama himself, meaning old Roerich, and the disciples. "Yes, — I,"— well, I, —that is, I moan that is my official residence' Sol said. "I used to live there when old Roerich was there his wife and son. You are cle, our foreign relations were not in the best hands in- His case. After Horch broke, with Roerich over money matters^ he said that, whe'n'hc and Mrs. Horch were p^y- ing the bills for this champion mp'ocher of them all, Mrs. Roerich told him and :. Mrs. Horch, one Reed is co-starred in this Radio release. Locale of the story is the small town of Bedford ''Falls in upstate New York, the home of George Bailey, who is burning to get'away from it and see the world. Four times he nearly succeeds, only, to be foiled — chiefly by the needs of building and loan company founded years before by his father for the purpose of getting the townspeople out of old Henry Potter's slums into decent homes. Owing to its lenient policy, and the efforts of Potter to force it to dissolve, the company has a tough fight for survival. When George 'is •forced to take over the presidency from his unbusinesslike but benevolent Uncle Billy, he almost resigns himself to small town life. He marries his childhood sweetheart, Mary Hatch and they have c four children. George's world nearly comes t: a Wonderful Life" as Capra's su- $8,000 of company cash the day the examiner is making an audit. George passionately declares thai he wishes he had never been born. At that point, a "heavenly messenger' 'arrives and shows him what would have happened if he hac neVer been born. Appalled, George begs to be allowed to live. Content ment and happiness come tp him when his loyal friends', in i-the'-' com munily rally to his aid. '' Stewart's portj^y.al of George is said'to'be thejmost'delightful of his career. Miss'Reed is Mary, Lione 1 Barrym0re'. _ _ " _ "eriry ravers the "heavenly messenger.' thers in the cast .are, Beulah ondi,' Ward Bond,''Frank,'Faylen loria Graham'e, Hi' Bj , Warned amuel S. Hinds, Frank' Albertsbn irgiriia Pattori:. and, Todd,,Ka'rns rank, Capra''produced -arid' -dlref: e'd.- The. screenplay, .was x Written y Frances. Goodrich;'; A:ib'e'rt l! Hac ett and 'Capr'a, :•. ,:''':". :'•"''.""', Advance, .notes commend 1 ."It's Wonderful" Life" : as ;'Capra's so' reme entertainment to'.'date.;'; day V i c'h y, that her — «_ _ old man had a mental power over pretty near right about them ac- 1 others and that if anyone went Legal Notice IN THE HEMPSTEAD COUNTY CHANCERY COURT STATE OF ARKANSAS '.. PLAINTIFF VS NO. 6700 (1943 Tax Suit) ri^uNiiii .DEFENDANTS NOTICE SLICED, HALVES or WHOLE MELONS WILLIAMS GULF SERVICE Third and Shower conlii'in in said Stale and/or redeemers, purchasers, donees and assigns, the title to certain lands mentioned in said Complaint and lying in the County of HEMPSTEAD and State of Arkansas. All persons who can set up any right to the lands so forfeited and sold are hereby warned to appear in the HEMPSTEAD County Chancery Court at the September 1947 Term, after the publication of this notice lo-wit on the 1 day of September, 1947, and show cause, if any there be, why the title to said forfeited lands shcmlcl not be confirmed, quieted and vested in the Slate of Arkansas and/or redeemers, purchasers dunucs and assigns in fee simple forever. The description of said lands and the names of the persons, firm or corporation last paying taxes thereon arc as follows: LIST OF STATE LANDS IN HEMPSTEAD COUNTY FORFEITED FOR 1943 TAXES Person, Firm, or Corp. Lnst Paying Taxes Thereon Part of Section Section Tax, Penalty Area and Cost Township 12 South, Range 23 West \V. B. Ucnnelt N of Road SE SW 30 16.00 S3 58 Township 10 South, Range £4 West \V. C. Hicks NW NW NW 9 10.00 2.16 Give Her "WEAR-EVER" ALUMINUM For birthday or wedding anniversary. A gift she'll appreciate. Phone or Write COLV1N 0. BENNETT Bonded Distributor 1220 Logan Arkadclphla WELDING All kinds of Welding Mack's Welding Service at McRae Implement Company 222 W. 5th Phone 745 FOR MATTRESSESeither renovated or pew, For Upholstering, Slip Covers, Draperies and for Interior Decorating. Mail us your name, and address on a post card and our salesman will call at your home to show you samples "ond quote prices on your job. We manufacture Fire Resistant Innersprings. Write for cjfmonstratipn of proof. Address all mail to. HINSHAW MATTRESS CO. 1919 Milam St. Texarkano, Texas Phone 818 Person, Firm, or Corp. Last Paying Taxes Thereon Lot Block Taxes, Penalty and Cost »tf TOWN LOTS TOWN OF BLEVINS Smith & Hays Addition W. A. Austin ............................................................. 2 TOWN OF FULTON .......................................... N',a 10 3 ............................................... 4 24 Smiths Addition to Fulton ........................... W2/3 11-12-13 14 TOWN OF HOPE ............................ All 1, 5, Pt. 0, 50 College Addition .................. S. 142' W 1 /.; EVIi N',-. 20 ....................................... N'.i NVa 21 Finley's Addition ................................................. 1 6 Green Oaks Addition ............................................... 7-8 1 Hickory Grove Addition .............................................. W 40' 11 Nichols Addition ............................................ :.... 21 i ............................................... 21-22 4 Oak Lawn No. 3 Addition ...'. ....................................... 18-19 2 Shover Street School Addition H. C. Kclley ............................................................... 1-2 2 Mayers Addition EC! Mayers ............................................................. 12 TOWN OF MCNAB Maxwell Addition Nannie Smith .......................................................... 7 6 TOWN OF PATMOS Dr. C. Camp ........................................... S. Pt. 1 to 3 G TOWN OF TOKIO Loi-a Lansston ......................................................... 1-2 1 Witness My Hand and Seal this the 24 day of May. 1947. (SEAL) C. E. WEAVER Chancery Clerk GUY E. WILLIAMS ATTORNEY GENERAL CARL LANGSTON ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL June 7. M, 21, 28, July G. 12 Harvey Adams .... Otis Smith Unknown Alpha Nix II. It. Copeland .... C. A. Sttphenson Lola Carter J<rj Duffio J'm Glenn W B. Steel 1. B. Elliott L. Lcudcrmilk $1 31 .78 4.20 23.37 4 95 l.ifa C. 03 13.09 1.55 1.21 1.91 C.OC 1.5; .9 9.4 3.5 Changes Lead By The Associated Press. Nashville, Atlanta and Birming am nut on a three-way exhibitio f position-swapping in the South rn Association last night. Th ashville Vols trumbled frorr ourth to sixth place, the Atlant rackers advanced a notch from ourtn and the Birmingham Baron umped from sixth to fifth. These swaps, resulting from twi_ •iumphs by Atlanta and Birming am and a double defeat for Nasl ille, came amid the generall eavy-hitting July Fourth games nly three contests were mounc uels. One was Chattanooga's 3- ictory over Mobile, whose Bear ame back to take the nightcap -6. They lost a game off thei eague lead. The second-place New Orlean 'els defeated Nashville twice, 0 nd 12-10. Atlanta snatched a pair | rom Little Rock, 5-2 and 8-6. Birm- igham captured 11-9 and 3-2 vic- ories from Memphis. ' Little Rock Traveler Sam House allowed only three ' hits in the oven-inning opener, yet he bowed o Stan West's five-hit hurling, louse aided his own downfall with iyht bases on balls. Atlanta also vas outbatted in the afterpiece, 174, as three Cracker twirlers out- asted three for the Travelers. At Chattanooga, Bill Kennedy nastered Mobile with seven blows n the opener to beat Frank Laga's eight-hitter. Paul Minner was the nound winner in the bedtimer, a New York, July 5 — (/P)— When Larry French retired as a major league pitcnur, ne nad only a lew games to go to reach the mark of 'MO victories. He even asked to pitch occasionally for Brooklyn wnile he was in trie navyin order to achieve that distinction. . He did- n,;t make it, but don't be surprised if some day Larry French, Jr., pic KS up whert ms dad lelt oft . . ; Larry, benior,is.coaching an American Legion team in Santa' Monica; Calif., with a fine record and one of his star pitchers is his 15-year-old son. The Manly Art The 20th Century Sporting Club is sending out invitations to view in its offices an exhibition of paintings, cartoons and sketches • by Georgie Abrams . . . For the former middleweight title contender, at least, it should be a welcome change from painting blue circles around some guy's eyes. Bryan, Chas. Frazier, Joel Routon/ Bill Lee, Bod Wylie, Chas Lemley, H. J. Jr. . Smith, Earl Jordan, Raymond Monroe, Wallis Price, Mrs. Ward, Arl Wylie, Geo. Jr. .. Bailey, Ralph Evans, Buddy Byrd, R. C. Shot at 25 43 43 42 42 41 40 40 3'J 39 3P 39 38 36 36 35 '•• Broke Shorts and Shells Probably the oldest and most ambitious guy entered in the A.A.U. track meet at Lincoln, Neb., was Burt Hooper of Hawaii. He's 50.years old and put his name down for the 3,000 meter walk, the 10,000 meter run and the steeplechase Most confusing to re- Griffin, David : 21 . 21 . 21 ' 20 ! . 19 . 17 Riley, L. P. Trimble, F. Y Gilbert, Ansley Papp'as, Chas. ..., Ramsey, W., M. .'. __:—-Q _ Feller Definitely Will Not Play in Ajl-Star Game Cleveland, July 5—(/P)—Bob Feler, the Cleveland Indians' $75,000 pitching ace who injured his back early this week, definitely will not participate in the All-Star game, Manager, Lou Bourdreau s-aid today. Although Feller has recovered :rom the injury, he will be kept out of action until next Thursday when the Indians play the Philadelphia athletics here, Boadreau said. •Feller suffered several torn lib- ers- in the muscles df his 'back n !ffi'-'hight-'game at St.' Louis and wasi.forqed to-:leave the mound in ;he .second inning. . porters is Eshref Aydin of Turkey. He knows just two English phrases, "How do you do" and •'thank you very 'much" but al ways gets them mixed up. . . — o Merchant's Team Splits Couple in : Tournament • ;! i; • •Hope's Merchant team \yesterday lost out in'lhe ; second roijnd of the tri-statc meet at Shreveport, dropping a 12.-8 decision io Monroe,;La., despite four home-runs, three in a single inning.. :.:•,.'; Monroe jumped into the lead with a 9-run 'barrage' in f the opening stanza and held it throughout. In the first game Hope easily defeated Barksdalc Field G-0. Hope Star Star of Hope 1899; Press 1927, Consolidated January 18, 1929 Published every weekday afternoon by STAR PUBLISHING CO. ' C. E. Palmer, President H. Washburn, Secreiary-Treasurtr at the Star building 212-214 iouth Walnut btreet, Hope, Ark. -® Al»x. H. Washburn, Editor & Pubhsimr foul H. Jones, Managing Editor Qaorga W. Hosmer, Mech. Supt. Jut M. Davis, Advertising Manager Emma G. Thomas, Cashier tntered as second class matter at trm Host Oftico.at Hope, Arkansas, unaoi tne t ot March 3, 1897. IAP) — Mc-ans Associated Press. (NEA) — Moans Newspaper tnteiprlse Association. Subscription Rates: (Always Payable in Advance): By city carrier per week 2Uc; per month B5c. Mail ra'.es — in Hempstead, Nevada, Howard, Miller and Lafayette counties, $4.bU per yenr; eibn- *nere J8.50. 4-] •*» National Advertising Arkansas Dailies, Inc.; Representative —i Memphis, lenn. 3terlr<< Building; Chicago, 400 North Michigan Avenue; New York City, 2V7 Madison *ve.; Detroit, Mich., '^842 W. 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Clarksdalc El Dorado Helena Hot Springs W L ....46 20 . 42 35 ..37 30 ....27 40 ....20 41 Pet. .607 .627 .552 .403 .38 ..21 43 .328 Baseball Doub|e Defeat By''• Trie '' Aiso'ci ate'd P ress 'With''the exception-of Clarksdalc, all-> Cot ton ^States' League clubs celebrated:'Fourth-of 'July"' by tasting victory.at 'least-Corice. ; . < The "Plah'tfeYs'i'' 1 'entertaining on their home, diamond, dropped an afifeFnpbn'fcoh^.bst}.to'Helena, 11 to 1,*. a_nd .then ..after, a layoff until fk''wey oamd back^'to lose an- oth,qr : .$o,the.Se"apo£ters, 3 to 1. _JW ••ffdr^ru^HirijriT'cl.ubs split a double-bill, Greenville .taking the first game Sr5 <and Greenwood annexing, the nightca,p 4-3. Elsewhere'in the loop, th e ; E1 Dora'do Oilers' won the holiday opener from Hot Springs, 8> to 1 1, but went down to defeat, 5 to 2, in the second tilt. o By the Associated Press American League Philadelphia at New York. Washington at Boston. Cleveland at Chicago. Detroit at St. Louis 2). National League Boston at Brooklyn. New. York at Philadelphia night). St. Louis at Cincinnati. , Chicago at:Pittsburgh. Yesterday's Results American League. ; ; , ' New -York 7-4;' Washington'' 3-2,. , Philadelphia 8-0, Boston 6-4. Cleveland 13-4; Dearoit 6-4.. (Second, game, tie called end 9th). Chicago 6-2; St. Louis (3-10). National League ' •• • Brooklyn 16-4: New York 7-3. Boston 10-7; Philadelphia 3-1. St. r Louis '7^4: 'Chicago 0-5. Cincinnati 8-6; : Pittsburgh 0-4. Texas League Oklahoma City 7-1; Tulsa 4-6. Shreveport' 7-1; San Antonio 1-5. Fort Worth 3-1: Dallas 2-7. Houston 4-9) Beaumont 3-3. Southern -Association Chattanooga 3-6; Mobile 2-8. New Orleans-''-9-12; Nashville 410. -••'-. , - .. •; ; Birmingham 11-3; Memphis 9-2. Atlanta'5-8; Little Rock'2-6. Baseball Standings Southern Association Club W. L. Pet. f . Mobile 54 29 """ •"' N. Orleans 50 35 Chattanooga 43 42 Nashville 39 40 Atlanta 40 42 Birmingham 41 44 Memphis 32 46 Little Rock 31 52 American League Club .651 .588 .506 .494 .438 .482 .410 .373 New York Detroit : (Philadelphia 'Boston Cleveland Ghicagp Washington i • St. Louis , National (league ••Club Brooklyn New -York New York St. LOUIE; ...,, Chicago ..:...:....:..., '.. Cincinnati Philadelphia Pittsburgh W. L. Pet. .. 44 26 .629 ... 35 32 .522 . 36 33 ... 35 33 .... 30 30 .. 33 38 .... 30 35 ... 25 41 .522 .515 * .500 '? .465' v .462. .379 Yanks, Brooks May Meet in WorldSeries By JACK HAND Associated Press Sports Writer Brooklyn will meet the New York' Yankees' in "the. World Series according to the pleasant myth that a'cCepts.- the| 'July 4thlevehing standings as ah infallible ' guide of things to corhe. ,Myth is .the word for it as,. far as the National League is concerned for only four times in the st years has U worked out MONUMENTS Call or See R. V. HERNDON, JR. 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Birmingham's Alex Kellner limited Memphis to five hits and fanned six batters in the afterpiece. The 3arons won the opener with a 16- lit attack that exploded for seven uns in the first frame. Korches swallowed Roerich's nonsense. against him, he had uower enough to kill him with his thoughts. The "so much of and so did Henry Wallace, lhat it seems certain that they fell for this business of the mental daggers and blue flames, too. ^ But Sol says Roerich never did any magic tricks around him. "He never gave me any of thai mystical business," s-ays he.' "1 never could follow him anyway." He gave weird lectures but I nevei went to them. If you would stay around that Roerich long enough he would get you. I never let him look me in th eeye. I never let a hypnotist look me in the eye and whenever he would try it on me I would run." the sixth time in the last eight years that the Dodgers have seen leading the parade at 'this. stage. The 1941 pennant is the only lag that has waved over flatbush since 1920. A pair of Dodger wins over the Mew York Giants yesterday were necessary to keep Brooklyn in first place because Boston, won a pair :rom the faltering Phillies moving :o within one game of the top. Brooklyn piled up a 16-7 edge over the Giants in the morning game at Ebbets field. Harry Taylor squeezed home past Mort Cooper in the afternoon tilt, 4-3 on Gene Hermanski's pinch single following Johnny Jorgenson's double in the ninth. Cooper enlivened the proceedings by smashing a homer, the Giants' 35th in 15 consecutive games for a new league record! He also stopped Jackie Robinson's hitting streak at 21 games. Johnny Sain hurled the Braves to an opening 10-3 nod over the Phils for his 10th victory and Walter LaFranconi, dragged out of the bull pen for his first complete game, responded with a four-hitter, 7-1. The St. Louis Cards continued to play inconsistently, shutting out Chicago, 7-0 on Red Hunger's three-hitter but then blowing the second, 5-4. Cincinnati continued to move with a double win over Pittsburgh, 8-0 behind E'well Blackwell and 64 behind relifr Th Yankees Harry Gumbrt. ran their win streak to five by downing Washington twice, 7-3 and 4-2. Boston finally shook off the Philadelphia A's after dropping the first game to the Mackmen, 8-6, in 12 'innings. In the second tilt. Tex Hughson turned in an impressive three-hit 4-0 shutout. Detroit took a 13-6 walloping from Cleveland and then just managed to hold on for a 4-4 tie in the second game, called by agreement at the end of the ninth. The last-place St. Louis Browns thumped Chicago 10-2 after losing the opener, C-3, PUBLIC SALE Leaving Thursday for California. I will offer for public sale and everything must sell, at my home, 3 miles south of Hope on Patmos road . WEDNESDAY, JULY 9th beginning all o'clock, the following property towit: 1 A model Formal! in. A-l condition with mower attachment, Middleburstcr, Double Section Disc, Disc Breaking Plow, Cultivator. 1 Good Slip. ' T New Hammermill. 1 Roll heavy Net Wire 48 inch. 100 Bois d'Arc Posts. About 2000 feet Good Lumber 1 2000 gal. Water Tank. Some Ear Corn 1 Good Wheelbarrow. 1 Georgia Stock. 3 5 gal. Milk Cans. 1 300-lb. Coolerator Ice Box, a good one. 10 Milk Crates and Bottles. 1 Lot of New 3 /4 inch Water Pipe. 5 Good Singletrees. 1 Set Plow Gear. 1 8 ft. Step Ladder. 1 30 ft. 6 in. Belt. 1 Good Pressure Cooker. 1 Living Room Suite. 1 Rocker. 1 Cabinet Battery Radio. 1 Wool Rug. 1 Bed Room Suite. Dining Room Suite. Iron Bed Stead. Library Table. Singer Sewing Machine. Good Ironing Board. 3 Linoeleum Rugs. 1 Kitchen Table. 5 Mattresses. 2 Pair Springs 8 Chairs. 3 Butane Gas Heaters. 1 Oak Chifferobe. One Lot Cooking Utensils. 1 Wash Pot 3 Wash Tubs. Many Other Articles too numerous to mention. AUTREY WILSON, Owner SILAS SANFORD, Auctioneer Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex. H. Washburn Paragraphs Report From Alabama Flying Saucer Termed Optical Illusion—headline. What the scientist means is, this isn't the kind of saucer that goes with a cup of cnf- fec. From what people are seeing in the skies nowadays it appears -a lot of eyes have that dish-pan look. Lyman Armstrong, past president of Hope Rotary club, who left Hope not long ago to become manager of the Scott store in Florence, Ala., wrote me a lettar on the Fourth of July. "Here I ani in Florence," writes he, "and this week has bcen good to me. Monday I attended the Rotary club as a guest, and was called upon for. a 15-minute talk. So I told 'em.about Hope and the 195-pound watermelon. One Rotarian at the back of the room said, 'Yes, I have seen the large watermelons at Hope.' "I took * a chc chance on a 17-foot Christ-Craft boat Monday, and to day I won the boat. What a surprise! They have lots of water here — one dam in Florence and two eight miles from here." Lyman.. sent along newspaper clippings to prove both the watermelon-speech and boat stories. It was Arkansas day in Alabama sure enough. Oscar Grcenberg and your cor respondent figured out Lyman made 2,500 per cent on his inves ment. BY JAMES THRASHER Orderly Process ' Hope Star WEATHER FOntCAST Arkansas: /afr this iiftertl tonight and Tuesday, No InlpttMant* temperature changes. ' ' V 4 48TH YEAR: VOL. 48—NO. 225 Star at Hope 1199; Pren 1927, Coniolldated January 18, 192* HOPE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, JULY 7, 1947 (AP)—Means Associated Press (NEA)—Means Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n, m PRICE Mystery of Flying Discs Still Unsolved San Francisco, July 7 — (/P) — From one end of the country to .he other, new reports of disc-like 'flying saucers" skimming :hrough the skies today added to the mystery which has baffled the nation since June 25. There was no satisfactory explanation of the phenomenon. The saucers first were reported seen in the state of Washington on June 25. Then persons in other western states said they had seen them. The peak came over the July 4 holiday, when tney first were reported seen east of the Mississippi. The latest tabulation showed the mystery objects had been reported seen in 38 states, the District of Columbia and in Canada. Yesterday they were reported to have been seen in more than a dozen states' and in southwestern Ontario. An aerial patrol by the Oregon National Guard reported it had failed to sight one of the objects. The guard planned to send a plane today to a spot near St. Maries, Idaho, where a woman said 10 persons saw eight of the discs disappear in timber on July 3. Most observers usually agreed that the objects were round or oval. Guesses as to their size have ranged from that of a five-room house or large airplane to oae de- Huge Flight of U.S. Planes Go to Germany Frankfurt, Germany, July 7 —(/P) —The U. S. Army Air Force said today the largest flight of giant B-29 Superfortresses ever to cross the Atlantic arrived unncralded in Germany Saturday. Twenty-one of the Superfort- resses arrived at Giebelstadt airport, 50 miles southeast of Frankfurt. Six other were said to have been delayed en route, four at Goose Bay, Labrador, one in Scotland and one at Stuttgart. The flight was described as a "routine training mission" of crews of the 97th Very Heavy Bomb Group from the Smoky Hill Airfield, Salina, Kans.- scription of "a silver ball, inches in diameter." The army, the navy and Atomic Energy Commission House Passes Terminal Leave Bond Measure Washington, July 7 — (/P) — Legisla- agtion permitting an estimated 9,000,000 ex-GIs to cash ..'their terminal pay bonds after next September 1 was passed today by the House. It now goes to the Senate. The House action followed assertions by Republicans and Democrats alike that Congress- should have permitted cash payment in the first place, when it enacted the Vote Expected Tomorrow on Income Tax Bill Washington, July 7 — (/P) — The House Rules Committee kept the new income tax reduction bill on Us fasl limetable today, sending it to the House floor for two hours of debate and expected passage to- lorrow. The bill, proposing income tax cuts ranging from 10.5 to 30 percent starting next January 1, is identical, except for the effective date, to one vetoed last month by President Truman. The effective date of the vetoed bill would have 'Fight Or Die' Policy Adopted by Nationalists been July 1, 1947. The rules committee ordered that no amendments except those sponsored by the Ways and Means Committee, which drafted the bill, shall be considered. The Ways and Means group has come clarifying and corrective changes to propose. The House Republican leadership, confident it can override another veto,, has scheduled the.bill for passage tomorrow. The Senate also plans early action, possibly by Shanghai, July 7 — (/?) —, China today commemorated the tenth anniversary of the outbreak of war with Japan, and grimly considered Chiang Kai-Shek's "fight or die" challenge to his nation in its- grow- ijig civil war with Chinese Communists. The fighting in Manchuria was reported quiescent, after the recent bloody loss and recapture of Szepingkai by government troops but, in Shantung province, Communists were expanding bridgeheads across the Yellow river. Addressing his people by radio .on Ihe eve of the anniversary, Generalissimo Chiang told the Chinese they can cither: "Remain aloof from the present struggle and watch the nation die, or realize the Communist impcra- listic ambitions and join in the war effort to defeat them," Victory over Japan is meaningless, he said, unless- the government recovers Manchuria from the Communists ana! assures the integrity of all Chinese territory. o Over 500 Die in Accidents in 3-1 terminal pay law last have bcen year. Of- Cash <h ther the loave time th ' ev were unatole unaDlc all .,, „ ... disclaimed any connection with the After Congress passed the new mystery. An Army Air Forces labor law over the President's- veto, it might have been hoped that the bitter and emotional debate which the bill occasioned would not be continued by labor leaders. But their angry reaction was immediate, although they should know that, demonstrations, threats and spokesman in Washington said the AAF had been checking tha reports but added that we still haven't the slightest idea what they could be." Some scientists suggested that reflections of light, such aa from aircraft, might account for the general vituperation would only| bright o ' b j ec ls which have been re- stir the already muddy waters and ported In some th b . nnnnwmfich nnlmnrr r>r\*-»c-l vilntjwo ' . . ~«~^-", "'*- "" accomplish nothing constructive. The new law is. not perfect. We don't know lhat its, supporters ever claimed it was. .But it. won't destroy the unions .or enslave labor in chains, as its well-organized opposition claimed. It won't for the evident reasons that there are constitutional methods of preventing destruction and enslavement. - One reason for th.e law's imper- •••*.«lections, perhaps, is that the opposition was so, unmovably^ oppos- ,..- cd. -We don't-believe~tl; : at the bill was written by the National Association of Manufacturers; as, opposition charged. But We the do know that it was "written with no assistance from any of the labor leaders who were questioned. None of them admitted •any unfairness or abuses in the rights or practices of union management. Any proposed change was a lot of name-calling, but nothing constructive. • • -.. At one point in the labor hearings a senator said to the AFL's servers have insisted that the 'saucers" have been accompanied ay sound. A Hagerstown, Md., woman said she saw five go eastward at "terrific speed" and. that they "roared with a sound like a faraway ,rain." Mrs. Waller Johnson of Spokane, who re.porled she was one of ,a group which saw the objects fall near St. Maries, said she and her companions could not Ifirid either the discs' or anything' to indicate where they might have' fallen.: She described them as- "about the 'size, of a -five-robm house", and s'aid they resembled washtubs, more than discs. ' ' ' ' : '• The coast guard at Seattle said there "was nothing to indicate .that the" objects might have come from foreign vessels" near shore, The objects were reported seen William Green: help. We don't "We want your want a negative I to obtain while in service. The 1046 law requires rocipcnts of the bonds to hold them 'or five years and makes them non-negotiable. Treasury officials have estimated there are $1,800,000,000 in bonds outstanding and told the House Armed Services Committee the effect of cashing them now might be inflationary. The new legislation would make it optional, not mendatory, for holders of the bonds to cash them through local banks after Septevn- ber 1. Those who elected to retain them would continue to draw two and one-half per cent interest. pewey Out to Nominatjpiib? By HENRY LEADER . . .' Sapulpa, Okla ; .,. ; ,July"7 — (fl 1 )—..'A showdown fight-' between Gov. Thomas E, 'Dcwey and Sen. Rob- — --..--,-— ert A. Taft for support of the since'June 25 in Canada, the Dis- Texas delegation 1 for' f the Republi- attitude." But a negative attitude was all the labor committee got from labor officials. Another possible reason for the law's imperfections is- the fact that politics and personalities were always in the background during the pro-and-con discussion. Unfortunately, issues cannot be debated and bills cannot be drafted in a her, mctically sealed compartment of the mind. All the clashes'between legislators and labor representatives surely did not improve the Taft-Hartley Bill. But there are two things that could be done, even if the law were as bad as its opponents say it is; even if there were not one good thing about it, as Mr. Truman thinks; even if not only Mr. Taft and Mr. Hartley but the majority of both parties who voted for their bill were maliciously bent on destroying organized labor in America. The constitutionality of the law's provisions could be tested in trie courts. If any or all of the provisions were found to deprive a citizen or group of citizens of their constitutional rights, the Supreme Court could overrule the act of Congress. Then there is an election 16 months away. The voters will have the duty of electing a whole new House of Representatives and onerthird of the Senate. If the Tafl-Hartley Act w:is ' a denial of the popular will, the common people still have the means of asserting their rights. Argentina jes Aid to Europe Buenos Aires, July 7 — (UP) Argentina's resources were pledged by President Juan E. Pcron today to aid the spiritual iand economic rehabilitation of all suffering nations, particularly in Europe. Peron in a national broadcast last night urged economic aid to distressed countries, spiritual disarmament and establishment of an enduring peace through "creation of a world conscience which puts men above systems of ideology." His speech, widely heralded in advance, dealt only in generalities. He did not, as some had expected, make a concrete proposal that Argentina lead in forming a "third group" of nations allied neither to the United States nor Russia. He did urge "eradication of capitalistic and totalitarian extremism, whether of the right or left." "In this critical hour for the universe, when disorder and confusion strive to become the ruling factors in human relationship, we wish once more to lend our help, to trust in evolution and lo defend so- Con tiuucd on Page Two trict of Columbia 'and states including Arkansas, Kansas , Missouri and Oklahoma. General Carl Spaatz, commandant of the army ''air forces, in the pacific northwest on a fishing trip, said he knew nothing about tne mystery objects or of any plans to use AAF planes to search for them. At Bozcman, Mont., Casey Baird, oilot of a P-38 pursuit plane working for the United States Geodetic Survey, reported he was forced to evade a group of flying discs, and that his photographer tried to get a picture. Baird said the film would be developed today. Pledg Truman Urges U.S. to Admit Europeans Washington, July 7 — (/P)—President Truman today asked Congress to admit a "substantial number" of Europe's displaced persons into the Sunited States as immigrants In a message, Mr. Truman told Congress "special legislation limited to this particular emergencx" would be necessary if the United States is to share'in offering "an opportunity for a new life to these people." Mr. Truman said a survey of those in the assembly centers indicates "these are people who oppose totalitarian rule, and who because of their burning faith in the principles of freedom and democracy have suffered untold privation and hardship." He added: "Because they are not Communists and are opposed to communism, they have staunchly resisted all efforts to induce them to re- .urn to Communist - controlled areas. In addition, they were our individual allies in the war. "In the light of the vast numbers of people of all countries that we nave usefully assimilated into our national life it is clear that we could readily absorb the relatively small number of these displaced persons who would be admitted." He reminded Congress that he previously had asked it to provide for admission of the displaced groups. can presidential 1 ' norhinatibn appeared in the'making today... George Hopkins of Dallas, Texas Republican state chairman, and William C. Briggs. chairman of the local committee of Paducah, Tex., conferreu with the New York governor for more than an hour in lis hotel here. Their visit was not disclosed until ;hey had started back to Texas. A Dewey aide said Hopkins and ' 3riggs had driven more than 300 miles from the Lone Star state to 'pay their respects" to the governor. But political observers, aware .hat Taft forces reputedly believed the bulk of the Texas delegation will support the Ohio senator at the national convention next June, saw in the visit an attempt by Dewey backers to cut into Taft there. Texas has .40 votes. Dewey scheduled conferences today ' with Lew Wentz, Republican national committeeman from Oklahoma, and executives of several Oklahoma nesvspapers. The governor, here with his wife and two sons for a thro.e day visit with Mrs. Dewey's parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. T. . Hutt, received weekend predictions from midwest ern and southwestern Republican leaders that he would get an overwhelming majority of the convention delegates from their sections. Wentz, who saw the governor Sunday, predicted that most of Oklahoma's 20 convention votes would be cast for Dewey. The night before in St. Louis, Barak T. Mattingly, national com- IB weekend. Chairman Kuntson. (R-Minn), of *ie Ways and Means Committee Did the rules group enactment of le legislation would not interfere /ith Republican plans- to cut the ational debt next year. The total eduction in taxes during the six nonths starting January 1, Kunt- on said, will be approximately $1,00,000,000 which would leave $5,00,000,00 for debt relirement if inticipated revenue and spending alculations are accurate. "The only way you can keep 'our revenues up," Kuntson said, 'is to encourage people, to give hem an incentive." Knutson declined lo hazard a >uess as to what the president vould do if the new bill reaches lim, but said "I certainly think lie hould sign it." "I don't think he will sign it, but thing both Houses of Congress vill override a veto," commented lop. Cox D-Ga), a rile commit- ee mmber. Knutson made two moves to head jff any further changesg; 1. He asked the House Rules Committee to aporove procedures o prohibit any amendments being Dffered when the house -takes up ; hetme asure tomorrow. The House s a cinch to approve the bill as s, probably by more than a two- :hirds majority . 2:'yr6 .'head': off ".•poSSibltf-'Sieria'te' revisions, Knutson wrote Senator 3yrd (D-Va) promising action in community property bill. The let- January on'.- &' husbarfd-ana i \vife community property : bill. The letter said it \voufd » 'be ' "mo'st "uh- lortunate" if congress, ac, ted. i "hast-; ily on this matter before we found' oitulo "n. hhdshrshrshh an adequate • solution," ' ' " ' Meanwhile, one of the biggest threats to' passage : of the bill — a; possible filibuster, in the Senate "~~~sub sided * ' ' " ' • ^ Senator Taylor (D-Idaho). 'who led' the talkfest that delaped the Senate vote to override Mr. Truman's veto of the Taft-Hartley la- borbill, told reporters the at al- borbill, told reporters that although he opposes the tax cut measure; "I don't think (it) is a life and death matter with the country and I have no intention of talking at loncth 3. bout it " Chairman Millikin (R-Colo) of the Senate Finance Committee Continued on Page Two . • • j. j. i - ilnvimtinn to flllfllQIIUII IU ' V^ - • , W*. • ' '•• '* : -In ' 1 - ' • 1*1 •% Mfltft'-Vl'l *% M'l 4tftff • • • ' • rHl IV frtllPV ruiijiuiivf ; ••' • Prague, July?— (#>)— The Czechoslovak government decided in a Closed session today to accept in invitalion to the Paris conference on the Marshall proposal, despite Soviet re-'ection, semiofficial circles said, The decision was laken on Ihe eve of the delayed deparlure to Moscow* of Communist Premier Klement Gottwald and Foreign Minister Jan Masaryk — wihtout waiting for results of their talks With Russian Foreign Minister V. M, Molotov, the informants said. The Czechslovak. ambassador in Paris, Jindrich; Nosak, has .been named representative for the Paris conference, • -opening Saturday, because the meeting ' will be- 'gin too soon for Masaryk to reach Paris on: his return from) Moscow, it was -added,- but 1 ; Masaryk: will take over when he can. V (This dispatch was filed ' in Prague at 6:15 p. m. — 10:15 a. m. ST. Nosakdenied in Paris earlier jtoday a report that Czechoslovak fca.d .-. ','Eroyisiorj.ally ' ' ~ acqepj.ed.and. also" denied 'that ' ; he had 'been named as delegate.) . : - , : - • : ' n . : • • V Dog Spends 43 Days in Sewer But Survives . i '.,.•:••.-.• Dunbar, W. Va., July 7 — (/P) T- Too weak to bark after ap-' parently 43 days imprisonment in a sewer, a little dog named. Pat owed his life today to" the..frantic barking of a foxterrier playmate who attracted human rescuers to the dog's plight. A veterinarian, Dr. H.V. Miller, called Ihe half-starved dog's recovery "miraculous." Pat, who is mostly spitz, weighed only 10 pounds at his rescue. His master, 13-year-old Jimmy Moss, is nursing him ce a special diet of raw liver. The dog, who disappeared May 22, was found behind a rock-grilled and shored exit of a big drain outlet to the Kanawha river. Kesselring> a General Who Failed in Evervfhina.Get'S By The Associated Press More than 500 persons died of highway traffic and other mishaps ] during the Nation's throe-day week-end observance of Independence Day. From 6 P. M., Thursday until Sunday midnight there were 248 reported deaths- in automobile accidents, 160 drownings, five in fireworks explosions, and 103 from miscellaneous causes, a total of 516. California had the highest number of fatalities with 38. New York and/Pennsylvania had 36 bach. The traffic toll was well under the total of 275 expected by the National Safety Council, -but it was higher than for the same period' last year when-241 deaths were reported. The worst record was in 1941 when 628 persons were killed during the July, 4th .celebration. '.'•.Three : of ; the; Nation's five fireworks deaths, were reported 'iri Maryland, and one each in Maine nd California. -The deaths iby r states ,in; trafic rpwriings and from miscellarieOus auses : other, than fireworks:' '' Alabama 301; Arizona 40 2; rkansas 58 -0; California 25 7 5; olorado 0 2 1; Connecticut 1 3 2; )elaware 0 0 4; , Florida 16 6.2; jreorgia 180; Idaho 132; Illinois 3 2 2; Indiana 82 0; Iowa 3 0 1; Cansas 6 1 0; Kentucky 10 4 0; jouisiana -5 22; Maine 432. Maryland 442; Massachusetts 1 4; Michigan' 17 6 3; Minneota 63 1; Mississippi 1 1 0; Misouri 31 0; Montana 101; Ne- raska 1 1 2; Nevada 510; New iampshire 1 0 0; New Jersey 0 7; New Mexico 000; New "iork 16 13 7; North CaroMna 4 ~ North' Dakota 020; Ohio fl 7 2; Oklahoma 5'3 5; Oregon 231; ennsylvania 13. 10 13; Rhode Is and 210; South Carolina 12 •! 0: South Dakota 0 0 0; Tennessee 6 0; .Texas 12 8 12;,.Utah 2 0 1; Vermont' 0 3 0; Virginia 38 4; Washington 1 3'3. West Virginia 43.1; Wisconsin 2: 2; Wyoming 1 2'0; District'of Columbia 2 1 2.-•'-•• ' Pine Bluff Has Trouble With Annexation Pine Bluff, July 7 —OT—A controversial proposal for annexation of seven suburban areas by the city of Pine Bluff was approved today by Jefferson County Judge Wiley Rountrcc, but opponents immediately served notice that they would appeal the decision to circuit court. i>4MM.1l A majority of the electors- of Pine Bluff and the suburbs in- J- BillHifs Washington, July 7 — (/P)— The anti poll tax legislation ; being pushed by House Republican-leadT- ers is hung up on , a .parliamentary snag. ,'" : Chairman Lecompte (R-Iowa) of the House Administration Committee told a reporter today the illness of Rep; Cole (R-Mo) may keep the bill from reaching the full committee for a vote as early as planned. Cole is a member of the subcom- millee which closed hearings on the measure last week. The others are Chairman Gamble R-NY) and olved voted April 1 to annex the aro.as, a move which would add ap- >roximately 10,000 persons to Pine Bluff's population, now estimated it 40,000. The petition for annexation then vas presented to Judge Rountree, who conducted hearings on the question. E. W. Brockman, attorney for 328 residents of one of the three protesting areas, snid he would appeal Judge Rountree's ruling. Petrillo Wants to lake Over Record Business By GEORGE E. REEDY JR. Washington, July 7 — (UP) — Music czar James C. Petrillo said today members 1 'of his American Federation of Musicians will make no more recordings after this year unless the union itself can go into the business.' "We feel that the best thing we can do is to stop making them," Petrillo said. He told a House Labor subcommittee investigating his activities that he "might change his'mind" because "no one can say what-'will happen between now and Dec. 31." Petriollo told the .subcommittee that the, musicians are "dissatisfied" with the entire recording business because they are being displaced from too many jobs He said the union was examined :he anti-trust laws to see whether 't, could go into business itself. . Vlf we can do it without getting ntq trouble with the courts of the nation, we might take it serious," he' said "But we would rather remain a labor union. That is what we: are organized for." He explained that recoidings have been made since W43 urtder contracts^whlcll * i |rrantHm! v -unrdtt v ff royally on each record, By the end pf 1946. he sa"$, $2,000,000 had been collected under this arrangement. At present, he said, thera aie some 550 such contracts . .all .'of which expire at the end ,of this Soft Coal Tiei Tomorrow Is Inevitable By HAROLD W. WARD Washington, July 7 — (IP)- _,_.„. sentatives of northern mine onef tors and steel companies fa!" " a four-hour session today to an agreement with John L. _„.._ to avert an industry-wide strike" 1 !] the soft coal fields tomorrow.**^' However, they arranged ..to*}* back into conference afterM^ hour's recess in an attempt t6rp<i the finishing touches to a tent '' draft of a new Work 6 covering about 40 percent nation's 400,000 miners, <. Charles O'Neill, representing;-! northern commercial' operat and Harry M. Moses, speaking the steel companies which of "captive" coal pits, told as they left Lewis' nea•_,... that they had not completed v/rit ing a contract. " ' * H?R Otnerwise they had nothing 1 ' -If say about legal obstacles AiftilijL, arose at the last minute to bloci ratification of a pact between£t/ operators and Lewis' United J" Workors. , , f 3 The soft coal miners are,v<; back from a 19-day Vacation^ morrow. Without a contract _0» notice from Lewis that accordimp been reached, the miners are? C v pected to stay home indefinitely One industry member, E the negotiations but close to said the operators entered t talks "felling pretty blue. No^ they are shooting for a midnir" deadline." ft The coal operators, he adde privatclv. cannot see how theyfc giant Lewis' demand lor pro 1 ' tion against penalties of the j Taft-Hartley act without pla.cin themselves in violation "" '---**" Lit plai of theffl A tentative agreement on al terms was reached last W day but this contract must be pleted before (a) coal, mine of the south, midwest and f; can determine whether, thi to "or can" buy pac at price: (b) Lewis will-, Continued, on Pagi Reps. Vursell Ind), Pickett (RJI11, Landis R(D-Tex), Harrison Death Sentence Commuted By HAL BOYLE New York —W)— Field Mar*"' mittceman from Missouri newsmen after a huddle told with Dewey tha the expected the governor would receive the state's en- ire 33 delegate votes. Mattingly said on the basis of a burvev he had made Dewey would ^et 420 votes from delegations representing middle and southwestern states and some eastern states. He forecast a first ballot victory for Dewey, presumably basing his prediction on the belief that New York's 97 delegates would line up solidly for the governor. Syd McMath, Hope Cashier, Featured in Banker Paper The current issue of Arkansas Banker carries an article with picture on the life of Syd McMuth, cashier of First National bank of this city and new treasurer of the Arkansas Bankers Association. Mr. McMath served in all the offices of Group Four of the association before being elevated to the statewide office. He is also a me nib \ of the association's executive council, succeeding the late Harry 'Daughcrly of Arkadelphia. shall Albert Kesselring, whose death sentence as a war criminal has toeen commuted to life imprisonment, is one of the truly fabulous figures of the Second World War. The decision of Lieut. Gen. Sir John Harding, British commander in the central Mediterranean, to spare the life of this career German militarist is a footnote in large type to dying British war animosities. Kesselring, at 60 a veteran of 40 years of soldiering through two wars, has had more military ups and downs than a roller coaster. He began as a young foot soldier, made and lost a great fame in the air as a Luftwaffe leader, and wound up as Nazi Germany's last stout ground strategist. He failed both in aerial offense and ground defense — but both his offensive and defensive campaigns will be long remembered and studied. Britain in particular will forever the defense of Italy. The stubborn ; fight he made up the long Italian jpeninsula — particularly at Cassino and Anzio — won him grudging admiration from American and British leaders on this "forgotten front." Just before war's end Adolf Hitler summoned him to the defense of the western front — a cause already lost. He was put on trial before ' a British military court as a war criminal for executing 335 Italians in the Ardeatine caves in reprisal for the death of 32 of his soldiers, caused by bombs hurled by Italian underground agents into a German column marching through Rome. "Shooting of 300 or more criminals — as I was convinced they were — was the fairest solution in the eyes of history, morality and humanity," Kesselring testified, citing alleged cases of well poisoning, mutilation and torture by Italian partisans against his troops. And then, returning for perhaps keep in memory this bald Bavar- 530 votes are needed to nominate. iian. It was he, a former pilot and Wentz said party sentiment in [close friend of Herman Goering, Oklahoma leaned heavily toward Dewey, as it did at the 1944 convention, when the governor received most of the 20 delegate votes. Wentz asserted, however, that the Oklahoma delegation could not be "delivered" to any candidate, and there is some support for Senator Robert A. Taft of Ohio, and Senator Arthur H. Vandcnberg of Michigan. Dewey arrived in Sapulpa \us- terday on the first lap of a four- week tour that will take him through 20 middlewestern, northwestern and Rocky Mountain states. A puolic reception will be held for the governor and Mrs. Dewey at the Elk's clubs tomorrow afternoon. The Dewey party will leave Wednesday for Kansas City, Mo. They will stop there overnight, then go on to Salt Lake City for the annual national governor's conference. who flew the Poland, fired Luftwaffe Rotterdam, against rained down death upon the British troops at sandy Dunkerque. His name is identified with Coventry and every bomb that fell during the great "Battle of Britain," which was turned into a debacle for both Goering and Kesselring by a few men in a few Spitfires. Yes, London will always remember him, for the scars his coming are still there. of the last time to the old German principle that the best defense is a counterattack, he introduced as justification for his action the against unlawful acts by the enemy "Hostages taken and held for the the U. S. Army. These say in part: "rules of laud warfare," issued by declared purpose of insuring forces or people may be put to death if the unlawful acts are nevertheless committed." But the British military court, after all the evidence was in, still doomed Kesselring and two other Gentian generals to death. Civilians may debate the wisdom D-Va, and Smahters (D-Fla). "With Cole gone," Lecompte said, "the vote in the subcommittee is three to three. Gamble is going to see whether the Democratic members will agree to let him vote a proxy for Cole, or whether we will have to appoint another Republican in Cole's place." . Cole'has gone to a hospital ' - e for ' an eye operation which J. .- compte said will keep him from his office for at least two weeks. The bill, which is on the House "must" scheduled for the current session's final month, would outlaw the payment of a poll tax as a prerequisite for voting in federal elections. States which would be affected are Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, South Carolina, Alabama, Virginia, and Texas. o— Says Discs Are Optical Illusion By HOWARD W. BLAKESLEE Associated Press Science Editor New York, July 7 — (/Pi— Much of what has bcen described about the flying saucers reported from nearly all parts of the country may be explained by certain laws of eyesight. All objects appear round or nearly so at any distance which is close to the limit of how far a person can see. If the objects are seen by re fleeted light, as in most cases reported, they are almost certain to be round, and if the reflections are sunlight then the sizes reported are those which would be expected from distant light reflections. Descriptions of virtually all the saucers as round and flat tit exactly with the tricks that eyes play. This trickiness varies with differences in weather and lighting.,_ Thic vi'rHpr has seen flVl year. The last AFM .convention gave the executive board power to renegotiate the contracts or > let them lapse, he said •..' At, present,: Petrillo' said, the employment situation among musi- c.ans is "good." But he said this was due to "war conditions." Petrill owas questioned by Subcommittee Chairman Carroll D, Kearns, R., Pa., himself a musician and a member of the AFM. Kearns assailed Petrillo as a monopolist who has limited "freedom of religion and education." He asked Petrillo how many musicians now were employed. "There are 30 per cent of the musicians making a living; and 30 per cent making not quite a living and 20 per cent who have quit because there is no business and 20 per cent who are lawyers and doctors who 'used their cards to get diplomats," Petrillo said. "You know they are like congressman— they hold their cards for sentimental reasons." Petrillo looked at Kearns and grinned. Rep. Richard M, Nixon, R., Cal.,.. interjected: "You understand also that he is a good congressman?" "I can't tell you that yet," Petrillo said. "I'll tell you that when I - \l • - «->1IE|?-y^HK ',Yf>'l1 Atom Bomb Paris, July t,-^ 1 )—The^ per L'lntransigeant quoted military circlesftoday --**- Kessclring trooped them in North of the British general who spared Africa and Russia, and he led the I these enemy lives. But few pro- Luftwaffe again in the battle of,fessional soldiers will — in Airier- Sicily in the summer of 1943. American commanders were so contemptuous of his air strategy in that campaign that General Eisenhower's chief of staff told a press conference: "We're thinking of flying one of pur air medals over and dropping it to him. He's been a big help to us." But the joking at Kessclring ceased rapidly after he took over i are done. ica or elsewhere. They doi 't like the general principle of sh oting losing generals. They have a class- conscious feeling about the iratler. They realize it might be thsi 1 - turn after some other war. Bat in any case Kesselnntj, old and ailing with a chronic gall bladder complaint, proba'i'y won't survive to play a purl ia juy future battles. His days of muscle new American. ., able of destroying Parft cow" by deep and blasting -a 'hole* », .uv ^ 111 imiles' wide v had';?t)C tested in Ijjew Mexico. . , The newspaper said Us sour lor the information were,"*' 1 !*) military a,!>fl political circles^) received/restricted information"{ tnis na%e. , t - < , (Robert M. Hutchins, chancello: of the University of Chicago ,wttd«;i the atom bomb has pioneered! the; president of the committee *•>*"' frame a' world constitution," ^ recently that' ''American > scienc and technology have produced,' i. stockpile of new and improved! bombs large enough, accordln""*-'' usually^ conservative sources-, t story every < large city on earth," His statement was ' we are through." The hearing was held in the huge caucus room of the House office building and attracted a large 1 crowd and newsreel photographers, At one point, Petrillo asked that one of the newsreel lights be turned out. "I've been talKing to yor- gentlemen for 20 minutes and I don't know you yet because I can't see you," he said. "That light is bad because I'm a little bit cockeyed as it is." Petrillo was the first witness before Kearns' committee. Kearns outlined charges which he said had been developed in a preliminary inquiry. This writer has seen saucers over Long Island flying __ M ^ Sound nea"his home noT only this year but in previous years. They were round, bright and moving fast. But they were no mystery because they were light reflected from the bodies of airplanes that soon identified themselves by changing course and coming near to be seen distinctly, Many descriptions of movements of the flying saucers fit with the common maneuvers of airplanes, singly or in groups. Some of the maneuvering reported, which took saucers out of sight and back into sight again, resembles what can Medicine Bag Stolen Here Recovered Dr. Jim McKenzie's medicine bag which was stolen from his automobile here last week was found over the weekend in a Texarkana pawn shop, local authorities disclosed today. AH articles in the bag were recovered. Officers said the pawn shop allowed about $17 on the kit. lished June 28, m the common,;^ cause, monthly periodical of '* the^ committee f pr a world charter,)' \ <. L'Transigeant said the ne,^ bom'b, in a test, destroyed a *ftQ" simile of a large city, complete with reinforced concrete buildings, built especially for the trial, Technical details i are not able, the article continued, , said the tests had consumed -| tons of .silver, qr Vtwp and 8,,_.,, yeart> of the world's production^ .Sees Large SavingThroug Merger ihf EDWIN B,.HAA*yN«?fi1 .. ashtngton July , Gurney (R-SD) today f*rte**n>ilr>liln rvl«* 1 *S t**T£l** -$&*al Local Republicans to Elect New Committeeman The Republican central committee of Hernpstead County will meet Tuesday at 8 o'clock at Ihs courthouse for the purpose of selecting a state committeeman to succeed A. L. Carlson who is leaving the county. All cpmmitteemen are urged to attend. astonishingly large" saving though unification of the ami navy and air forces. ' Opening Senate debate comprcnrnse biU tp fuse' the services, the chairman Senate Armed Services < . said critics Of the plan continue ask "how much m dollars, a; cents. wiU be saved each, unification". "Personally, I think the will be astonishingly large —if for no qther reabpn? please—<jur present systern horribly '.uneconomical," Urging, gpeedy consres proval, Gurney said that , of "supersonic planes »nd"g] missiles with atomic v """ overall defense plan delayed. '!p ' "It is jfot b,eing an point out, mat in the another gmba,! war hqsi,.,. .. be initiated without priqr W; and by anTattScH ar"" 1 "" 1 " devastatingfa? lie$ w; abilities olT "" launches it,'* Guiney he is con prove th< the services net officer., MINISTER DIES Mena. July 7—W—The Rev. w, B. Hubbell, 67, former secretary of Hendrix College, Conway, died yesterday at his'hows near Smiilj- be seen while watching distant air-|ville, Okla. funeral, s£ry&$§. ; planes. to be held here ANOT>_ Paiagou day —y^

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