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^ «•«- p * ^ * ' *• * HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS 'ntertainment Necessary c'gef Shows Wednesday, December 10,1947 ""'Terrorist Raids Bring House-toHouse Search .United Press ihe American iamlly is keeping tight Check on its entertainment jtget, a United Press sJrvey »SS) the nation showed today, i „ .tepdrls from 16 cities indicated jaaf B more cartful watch is being tfept over pleasure-bound pennies *ifs year than last year. fj&s a tosult, the attendance at EHSrts events and theatres was .[Many larger cities reported a ipat-depression in their night In many localities, atten- at downtown first run movie ' nouses was down. I But wherever there has been a MjSplay of quality in -sports, on the legitimate stage, or on the fqfeen, there have been capacity audiences. « 1 In the east, the night clubs are fr.!hSn l & slump and movie attendance 1 many cities has dropped as itich as 25 per cent The big sports Vents drew heavily with most ,„ jlaees reporting little change from •$> / Msfyear. j 1 -t'fcjn the middlowest, there was a """ srixular picture. Fewer movie tick- s\j'T fts'ifs6Id, mote night club tables :i.itemptj'.' Spoils event crowds were „ ^slightly larger than last year. *i,i,On the west coast, sports atten- ;>'Y* dance'has climbed 15 per cent over .^iladt year's figures bul other alien- J**; dan ce, is down. {Lf * The high cost of living was the ft-, most frequent reason given for me decline to certain fields and ip selectivity apparent Jn others 'he portion of family funds needed .w necessities restncled the enter- :alhmnt allotment. ' Christmas shopping this time of ie jreai dlveited much of the en- rtainmcnt icvenues mlo rclail lores. The availability of con- f.oods competed with rtius Mnnts for the dollais avail- Jfi, some pramolcis and man- ;ers raid ,The city by city reports of at- !hd£-r>cc this j-car compared to New Yoik Night clubs 25 per cent off Thealo s and movies ">5 TO 30 per ce.it down Spiols gener- SlH unrhangod lo -"ivc per cent Ipw.jCr CompeUtion pf washing ma- •cflmcs and similar goods evident 'Si amjsemcnt fields Washington v Movies down 25 to 30 per cent Spoils do%vn 10 to 25 oof cenl Night club slump equals <i 50 pei cent diop \n dome spots Chicago Movies five to 10 per tj&nccrls 25 pei cent down i - ?ent down - Sports generally shght- ,vf »y better than last year with pro"i> Sessional boxing and basketball |r jtiaklng healthy increases., Legiti- fUi Tidte theater up 25 per cent attri- ^•^otllable lo belter plays and casts J, <-Ntfiht clubs generally down y-j, Denver. Slight sport increases , t *« except foi a gam of neaily 25 per •£i .s,ettt in footoall crowds Movies jout the same Legitimate ihea- fs and concerts off about J25 per »nt Wight clubs as much as 35 jr»cent below last yer I^QS Ant?elcb- All sports claimed (creases u.J t» 15 per cent, with r ^rTPsfling promoters reporting an *' s- Outstanding improvement. Better >%t4>rp.motion and competition was A «- Credited for the increase Movies I-irfegulaily up and down through- i put the area Night clubs depressed a,a much as 50 per "cent Lcgiti- mfttp shows about) the same, Atlanta, Ga : Better altraetions reported to have inci eased night club '.gge/i, slightly,, Movies goner>-al]y JoVraTwlth most sports the .'Same as last year. f 'Buffalo, N. Y : Night clubs about • 4ft per cent down Movies down Hppkcy stable^ but, football and , 'baseball up »»-*... | ^Philadelphia: Movie attendance -" n 10 per cent with shift to low-' irieed houses Cabaret owners- d 'reported nightclub^receipts' •t, , • genprally lo\Ver "• • i * "• ' t ^TNIifTnl: Hoise track down aboilt 4 £-3.9» Pfe? <ce P t ^"^ other spoi-ts urt- , i changed^ Movies ' down • slightly. .4 ^he winter season is opening fair«! ly rfclow, with tho return, lo pie}<i ^«Vr. conditions evident; i* ?-J3etiolt; Spoils generally seven *o< eight pei cenl up Downtown f movlef. off 10 pei cent but neich- bpihood sho\ys holding 1 stgady 2lubs cut by 15 to 20 per mt Legitimate shows stable. After terrorist attacks in Haila and Jerusdlem hdd killed live Britons and wounded 27 otheii, , British Palestine forces made a dawn house-to-house search of Jewish homes. Photo above shows soldiers nuestioning a Jewish family In Jeiusalem's Nahlat Shiva quarter. Photo by E. F. Hani. ' ' NEA-Acme staff correspondent. Rutting the Squeeze on Millions of Sardines High Court Considers Atheist Plea Washington, Dec.9 — (/P) —The supreme court took under advisement today the contention of an Illinois atheist mother that religious education in public schools violates a constitutional guarantee against 'establishment of religion' by law. Mrs. Vashti McCollum, wife of dents time— then give them back contended that such instruction runs counter to the first amendment and that when children of different faiths attend separate religious classes it leads to anfi- semilism and anti-Catholic views in early childhood. The Champaign, 111., county school district, which defeated in the Illinois courts Mrs. McCollum's suit to have the religious classes outlawed, argued that the cbnsitlu- tion does not forbid government aid given equally to all .religions. The justices heard both sides yesterday without gviing any indication when they will hand down their decision. During the argument by lawyers for Mrs. McCollum and the school board, Justice Jackson said the high court can consider only "the legal and constitutional question" and added: "Can a state commandeer students time — then gve -them back some of that lime if they will study rcleigion? Whether they are good or bad effects from this practice we can't consider. ' John L. Franklin, representing the school istr'ict, waved a quarter as he declared that if religious teaching in the schools is held unconstitutional you must strike out 'In God,We Trust from millions of coins minted by the government." New Support Almost Assures Florida-Bound in Iron Lung Votes '" for Joint Water, Sewes 1 System Texarknna, Dec. 10 — l;P)— Tex- arkann residents yesterday voted by large majorities in separate elections to fioat a maximum total of $5,375,000 in j.ond issues for waterworks and so\vev projects. Texas side residents favored a VS,250,000 .maximum fur purchase of the waterworks system or cun- truclion o£ a new one, and $7o(),- (100 ior sewer system improvements. Arkansas vtitai'!; approved $900.000 for waterworks purchase or construction and $47o,'JOO .for im- prcvomcnl and e.Uciuion of sewer facilities. Krwpp Defied Jo Emsp^oy U. S. Law .Smte, Ji., lomcd "man-m-the-iron-lung," and his family nre pictured leaving Clhicvi^o forlheir Miami Reach, Fla.,'home to spend the winter. Bui travelling for Snite, Wtiu has Until in nn irnn lumj most of the time since 1933 when he contracted infantile paralysis in China, is no easy iob He needs a special railway car phis a baggage car to carry an extra iron lung and batteries'in case train power fails. With Snite are his wife and three children, left to right. Teresa. 7, Katherine, 4. and Mary. 2. Right 1 No Ifs. Ands or Butts Springfield, Mass. —(/P)— The Springfield Hotel Association has an etiqette tip for fire prevention. Each hotel. in the city displays a card that recommends —"Chap- crone Your Cigarettes. Do not lot them go oul alone." A Man Who Took a Walk! Murphysboro, 111. —W 1 )— Leonard Williamson, retiring as a postal letter carrier, claims he wore out 100 pairs of shoe's and walked the equivalent of sis times around the world during his 33-year -tour of duty on a 16-mile-daily route. Nucrnberr;. Dec. !) — Iff) — The American war crimes tribunal trying officials of the Krupp armaments firm today denied Alfred Krupps rec|iu;£l for American defense counsel. Krupp. head of the munitions firm sinee 1943 and chief .defendant I al the trial, applied ye.'iLerday ior 'permission lo retain the law :'irm of Thon-j;is. Poley and Earl J. Carroll of llayward. Calif. The ccurl ruled ihe request had not ir.cen made early enough in accordance with the rules ol procedure and said that Krupp'.s pre- c enl German attorney, Olio Krantx- buehlcr, is well ciualificd to defend him. Krantzbuchlcr defended former Amiral Karl Docnilz before the international military tribunal. Docnit". escaped the deatli sen-'i lence inelecl out to other top Nazis, getting ot'i' with a 10-year prison term. It's sea-harvest time as these New Brunswick, C anada, fishermen circle a sardine catch in ring- around-the-rosie fashion to haul in their calch of a million a day at Blacks Harbor in the Bay of Fundy. A 28-foot tide carrying unlimited quanti ties of food for the fish makes this area a piscatorial jackpot for the sardine anglers. Huge 60-foot-deep weirs, an acre in size, hold the iish in the bay i until lishermen scoop them out, a hogshead at a time. & ^ Arkansas Cage jsTeiams Meet f independents '» By The Associated Press „ Arkansas college teams won and Jost last, night in basketball en cmmteii. with independent quintets ; At Arkadelplna the Hendeison peddles crushed a team fiom the Army-Navy hospital, Hot Spungs $0 lo 17. * «£he Morgan Insurance Company iepm, m previous j ears' one of the "tajle's outstanding independent itj»Jt!>, went from Liitle Rock, lo ... "• jq help dedicate a new Minors May Adopt Standard Scoring System /Tijmpa, tfjui,', .PQC., it) — (IP)— All minor 4eague bagcball is liKoly to have one slandaid system of scoring when the 1848 season rolls around. Bpb Hicks of the Tampa Tribune, member of a committee of spoils- writers studying scoring- changes, bald sevei al recommendations were made with the aim of making scoung unUoim und of greatei in- tetest to the fans The 'proposals included charging errors to catchers who Up a hit- lers bat or to fielders who interfere with runners or throw a glove al a 'baited ball ( so thai pitchers will not be penalized wilh earned runs'iti such cases); listing in the box score what a player does as a pinch hitter or runner i3eparately -from ;hU-accomplishments if he remains in the game; including each pitcher's earned run average in the scoring . summaries of each game he hurls, and requiring a .starling pitcher in a game of nine or more innings to laiil five full frames to gel credit for u victory, unless removed because of illness, injury or a big lead by his learn. $90,000 Arkansas v college gymnasium arid while there defeated the collegians, 74 lo 41. NOTICE Due to the high cost of living and increase in supplies, we the undersigned Barbers agree to charge the following prices for our Barber Work. EFFECTIVE DECEMBER llth Hair Cuts 75c Shaves 50c Ail Shampoos 7Sc except Glover & Dixol 1.00 Massage 75c Tonics 40c Cream Oil 40c Plain Oil 25c J. A, KENNEDY JQE B. H ARGUS W. M. HARGES ER(E ROS> CLIFF STEWART DEWEY CAMP R. 0. STARK GEO. KEITH W. B. G, W. UNGO R, S. JONES W. T, BA8ER a. SOUTHWARD H. 0. HAIRSTON JOHN H. CLARK C, C. RUSSELL DQRRIS BOLTON Jet Fighter Completes Test Hop Washington, Dec. 10 — M\I — House Majority Leader Halleck lined up today with other Republicans demanding a cut in the administration's $597,000,000 winter aid bill for western Europe. Coming on lop of reports 'that GOP leaders in the House had agreed informally to chop the sum to $500,000,000, the Indianan's stand made it almost certain that the -measure would -be trimmed — perhaps substantially—before passage late today or' tomorrow. Coupled with House-approved amendments yesterday designed to make President Truman responsible for easing the effect of relief buying on U. 3. prices and supplies, any large slash would confront a Senate-Huuse conference committee with two vastly different bills. The Senate approved the lull administration request of $597,000.000 for France, Austria and Italy. The House Foreign Affairs Committee cut the total to $590.000,000 before even sending the bill to the floor, and furthermore set aside $60,000,- OOn of that tor China. Halleck told newsmen only that he believed "a further reduction" should be made. He declined to sel a definile fig- ur, saying lhal "a reasonable amount should ' be provided" but adding: "Debate on both sides has cm- pnslrated a great concern over the impact the foreign aid program may have on our domestic economy." Chairman Tabcr (R-NY) of the House ao Appropriations Committee previously had described the ¥590,000,000 as "too liberal." Taber's committee now is writing a bill making the actual appropriation to carry out the program sel up in the aid legislation. One amendment awaiting consideration wojld loo $290.000,000 from the bill. Drafted by Rep. Jonkman (R-Mich) of the Foreign Affairs Committee, il was given little chance. Tim Air Korc-e'- first swepl-byck lightut, XP-UU, with Us wings slanting to the rear at a 35-degtee angle, cruises ovet Muroc Air Base, Calif., after completing its initial (light tests. Now undergoing more extensive testing, the Jet craft was designed In approach nearer sonic speed than any other lighter pUme under acti'- 1 combat conditions. Arrny Officers Perish in Experiment Pine Camp. N. Y., Dec. 10 —(.V) - Fuur army officers assigned lo 'exercise snowdrop" \vinler ma- neuvcis were b.irned to death oarly today in a fire which raxed a two- story frame barracks at this northern New York military reservation. Six other officers wore injured, one of them severely burned. The death count rose to .four [when the body of an olficer, report- eel missing earlier, was recovered. Kight others leaped lo safety from first and second story windows of the fUmiiiif,' Inm-acUs. (.-ante of the fire was not determined. Tiie army withheld identities of lie ul'ficers killed pending notification of next of kin fining Co.. plant which since been abandoned. has Hot Springs, Dec. 10 (/T)—Chancellor Sam Garratl luclay sel for hearing at 10 a. m. Saturday a suit to enjoin George- CMlahan from serving as Hot Springs police chief. The fail was brought by a taxpayer on grounds Callahan was ;iol qualified under civil service laws jto serve as police chief. Callahan was appointed by I i.tayor Karl Ricks sifter .serving 11 | months as chief deputy sheriff. Here and There in Arkansas May Reclaim UNRRA Goods in Greece i Washington, Dee. 10 —f.1 1 )— An effort to restore to American control /some $75.000,000 (million) worth of UNRRA supplies reported lying idle in Greece was begun today by Senator Ferguson (R- Mich). Ferguson told a reporler he is considering inserting in any new Greek aid measure a provision requiring the Athens government "to turn over Cor American distribu)- lion all remaining Unilcd Nalions Relief and Rehabililalion supplies. Administration officials have indicated they may have lo ask for more money for Greece when the $400,000,000 voted by the last Congress for aid lo lhat country and Turkey runs out. Ferguson said reports brought back by Senate appropriations committee colleagues who visited Greece indicate thai Dwighl Griswold. Ihe program adminislralor, has been unable lo get the Greeks to turn over to him the supplies that UNRRA left there. Senator Brooks (R-Illi, who said he saw "hundreds" of diesel-pow- ei'ecl water pumps rusting in Ihe open, confirmed this. But Brooks said he is under Ihe impression Lake Success, Uec. 10 -.|,i>,_s 0 - that unless Ihe Greeks cooperale, retary- General 1'rygve Lie an-I Griswold's agency won't be able LH'd today that ir.e vear-arojnd lo distribule Ihe supplies properly, e assembly" ol' the United Na- Confirming reports lhat the com- rnembers had Assembly to Reconvene January 5 the ;Urst Coi "littl tions would convene time here on Jan. a. The "little assembly" was creut- |ed by the rosjular I1J47 wiway. Ofi;. 10 — (/P) — Co-cap- M the suggestion of s rf-iis oi ihc ]!H8 football team atomic Marshall bul liiu-si;, Hendn.x college will be John W-'tUhm of Batesgille and Marry bachanan of Parasould. They wurl of elected for the 1948 team at 'a an an- .. „.,. dinner given the team by the booster club. . ih Soviet Ukraine, Poland, Yugosal- via, while Russia and C/: j cnos'!o- vakia declared tliey would refuse 1,1 attend on grounds that the new body was illegal ajid ennirary to the U. N. charter. ~.e at his weekly news c-onfcr- , Little Rock. Dec. 9 —(.'Pi— Kol- enee said h ehau received no of-! lowing formal hearing today, the ! icial notification of the soviet i mittee members had been denied access lo any casually lists of the Greek army's brushes with comimmisl-lcd guerrillas, Brooks said lie learned that the guerrillas are almost exclusively armed with Amrk-sn weapons. Southern Methodist Stars Working for Bowl Game Public Service Commission . /zed the Cotton Belt Railroad abandon a station and spur southwest of Stephens. to line it.-'-.^ ' -n s -? 1 "- 3-1 "" . The station, Whitaker, consists of one signboard and the spur line is the 500 feet of track laid years ago to serve Stephens Oil and Re- Dallas, Tex., Dec. 10 —ItP)— The , , -• u „ „;„ ,.,,,„, - i ! s < JJ thern Methodist University gates oi Ihe MX eoiintnes at_ the j Mustangs return to the practice an Y'°i" I fieltl today to begin preparations ail o7 for their Cotton Bowl football game Jan. 1 against Penn State. •bloc boy colt announced by ; six counti'.' regualr assembly which Sept. 16 to Nov. 20 with members nations attending. soviet boycott would reduce The the active membership on hand tu a maximum of 51 nations. From now until the game they will work out daily except on Christmas. 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If Ihe homemaker is an experienced seamstress, home sewing and remodeling will help to stretch the money that families have to spend for clothing. Miss Dixon says it will be wise to limit buying lo only such cjotning as is badly needed and remodel clothing where possible. Price increases for next year have already been announced by manufacturers and wholesale dealers on such things as cotton, wool, piece goods, shoes and nylon ..•,, hosiery. These higher prices are V caused by higher costs oi raw materials and la'Jur and higher freight rates. Supplies of most clothing and piece goods are nearing normal needs. Kayon coat and suit linings arc still scarce and so are certain types of cotton cloth. Production of women's dresses has been cut 2i per cent this year over the number made in 1946 and women's suits are cut 31 per cent. Production of men's and boys' ,*. suits has been 12 per cent higher w . during Ihe first half of l'J47 than in 1940 and shirt production is up 16 per c6nt. Aitnough there has been some consumer resistance to higher prices and some of the new styles, itfljs probable that there will not lie much clothing marked down ior sale this year, • because merchants have not slocked large numbers oi this type oi goods. o — : — Makes Speech to * Mother But Won't ICrsow About 1 5t Copenhagen —(XT-)— Chief of Uni ted Nations press section, former Danish journalist Paul Vcjby Jo- hanscn, is going 'to make a 15- minult speech lo his mother in Denmark, bul he will not be present and wili not even know when ha makes the speech. Recently Vejby Johansen was .uj interviewed by the Danish Broadcasting System's Washington correspondent, Niels Grunnet, and the interview was broadcast in D'enmark). U \ortuna I ;ly Johansson's aged mother, who has not seen her son for 12 years, did not hear the broadcast, and now the brcadeasling system has invited her to the studio to hear the recording played again for her. Tank trucks were first used lo transport milk in 1914. Quickly Relieves Distress of A little Va-tro-nol up each nostril promptly Also helps prevent many colds from developing IE used In time. Try it! You'll like itl Follow directions in package. Modern Marines Conquer Important Salient As U. S. Marines throughout the world prepare to celebrate the 172nd anniversary of their corps, the pictures above oli'er an interesting study in contrasts. • At left is shown part of the Marine detachment aboard the USS New Jersey during a recent inspection at New York Navy Yard. Photo at right, from Marine Corps archives, shows a group of their predecessors, vintage of 1895, in full dress uniform when spiked, helmets and mustachios were in style. Nota convex silhouette presented by laddy-boy at right—a salient that-modern leathernecks keep reduced. Homemade Burglar Alarm Pays Off < "». . ——.. — : —.— m SPOT LIGHT COMBINATION WNDOW AND DRAWBRIDGE TO MAGIC EYE WiRED TO BUZZER ALARM & TELEPHONE IN BEDROOM: David y-ialet, 50, points out how a double-beam electric eye sets his Ingenious homennr-P Bryan's Daughter Made Honorary Sorority Member The sorority's Malvern chapter accorded the recognition to Mrs. Ruth Bryan Owen Rhode, who spoke here under sponsorship of the Malvern organization of the Southern Town Hall Association. Mrs. Rhode's father was the. late Willimas Jennings Bryan. Sensational raiiio-piionograph plays up to 12 records —•—•«"•"•' f •••<> ... . , inii-^w 1256. You'll say you've never seen any- tning like it short or costly consoles ! Famed Philco Record Chaucer plays men-mch or 10 twelve-inch records— aut<tm t ttk<tlly! Featherweight Tone Ann has "permanent" point—«o nmlles to cb;>!"i! 1 owertul, sensitive radio . . . gorgeous cone on both " radio and records. All yours to enjoy, in a stunnimj new hand-rubbed hardwood walnut cabinet! A sensational value! Come in—hear it-today! 1948 POUTABLi PHILCO 360. Amazing improvement in performance without need of special aerial. Plays in planes, trains, remote places . . . ' on'AC, DC or battery. Extremely sensitive, selective! " Come In!...See Them! EASY TERMS! YORK FURNITURE CO. Ill W. Division Phone 945 Down in the Mouth—Is a Good Cause The Rev. Wendell Hansen of Chicago, who uses a variety of birds to point up his sermons, holds a piece of rounded metal smeared with cod liver oil for his trained sword-swallowins grackle. The bird, one of 45 in the pastor's troupe, actually swallows the "sword." Candidates Asked to Be Agaisisi- More Gas Tax Little Rock, Dee. 9 — (JPi —Oil dealers today called upon Arkansas' 1948 gubernatorial candidates lo announce themselves "against any further increase in the state gasoline tax" before starting their campaigns. This action was in the form of a resolution to be considered by the Oil Dealers Association of Arkansas, meeting in its 13th annual one-day convention in the Hotel Ma lion. The resolution directed lhat a CODV be sent to the office of each candidate for governor, to each of the candidates or representatives oi the general assembly "at the lime- of his or her announcement for office." 'H was signed by M. R. Springer, Lillle Rock, chairman of the resolutions committee. Another resoluion up for adoption called onlhe federal government to eliminate or repeal its tax on gasoline and lubricating oil on the grounds that il was levied as an "emergency revenue producing measure." Ira Foster, Pine Bluff fuel distributor, told the convention lhat :'t was a primary obligalion of ihe petroleum industry to the public to reiist any further and unnecessary inci'epses on taxes. He said the tax collector was the "third party present" every time a gallon of gasoline or a ciuart of oil is sold. Warren C. Plati, Cleveland, publisher of the National Petroleum News, urged the Arkansas oil dealers to tell the public what is done with profits from petroleum. 'Milk Factory- Hong Kong — I/P)— A raid by members of the health department disclosed a source of danger to the public health in a makeshift factory for the ilelgal manufacture of reconstituted milk. Health Inspector C. Strange factory for the ilk-sal manufacture from powdered milk and condensed, milk mixed with ordinary tap water and stirred in a bucket. A bacteriologists's report showed innumerable organisms in the milk. -,.V - New Chief of Navy Is Air- Minded BY DOUGLAS LAR3EN NEA Staff Correspondent Washington. —(N E A)—Admiral DeWitt Clinton "Duke" Ramsey, newly-appointed Commander in Chief of the Pacific to succeed Admiral Louis E. Dcnfeld who soon becomes Chief of Naval Operations is Ine Navy's higliesl ranking aviator and musician. Since 1917" when Ramsey was graduated from the Navy's flying school at Pensncola , ila., and '•'"""•me naval aviator No. 45, his assignments have all been connect- .iciuon. 'ine gray, genial, jj-year-oid admiral is credited with having been the man most influential in selling Ihe old-line "battle- snip' boys" on the importance of aviation in naval operations. His success as a naval aviation ialesman almost brought him to the Navy's top job—Chief of Na- al operations. He was the only air man under consideration as successor to Chester W. Nimitz, but a non-aviator got Ihe post. When Admiral Louis E. Dcnfeld takes over Nimitz' office shortly, Ramsey will step into Denfeld's old job in the Pacific. His career-long struggle to make the surface Navy air-minded reached a climax duung the invasion of Guadalcanal, the first major U.S. offensive action in -the Pacific of World War II. Ramsey, Ihen a caplain in command of the 'iamcd aircraft carrier Saratoga, personally proved what airplanes could do over the sea, After Ramsey further proved the striking power of carriers with Ihe "Sara" in the Pacific in succeeding months, the top brains lhat were running Ihe war decided Ramsey would be most valuable as Chief of-the Navy's Bureau of Aeronautics. It was in this spot where he successfully directed tho job of giving the Navy's fliers in the Pacific more and belter air- piancs than Ihe enemy had. Prior to his appointment to run the U.S. defenses of Ihe Pacific, Ra.ynsey served as Deputy Chief of operations under Nimitz. Although he will go down in history as. one of the great fathers of naval avialion, "Duke" Ramsey is more affectionately known today as the Navy's outstanding musician and personality. His home in Washington has been a mecca for all music lovers. The "Duke" is an excellent piano player and an accomplished performer on every stringed insliMcmenl from a viola to a sleel guitar. He is a master of everything i'rc.m ton-led boogie woogie to the classics—by ear. , . While he was serving in ths Pacific, time, as often at. he could aid he would boiiow a p.ano All Ship-Shape at Hobby Show New York's Madison Square Garden was transformed into a hobbyists' heaven as the 1947 Hobby, Crafts and Science Show opened Above, Raymond Kern, 14, is entranced by the model of a square-" rigged ship that took Vic Garcia a year and eight months to biitt<J Angier's Troubles Drift Awciy on Arkansas Float Fishing Trip By WILLIAM C. BARNARD AP Newsfea'turss Eureka Springs, Ark bailies Ihe green Ozark'hilltops as Ben Walker arrives at your cabin door "Ready for the float trip?" he; yells, unloading his lanky frame from Ihe converted Army ambulance. The ambulance is loaded with fishing and camping cquip- menl and the narrow, flat-bottomed boat that will take you down the turbulent Kings river is on a trailer behind Johnny Beaver, tanned, husky, pla'y for hours and compose his own tunes. Some of them have been published and his best known composition, "Guadalcanal," has been played by big symphony orchestras. Western 'ballads arc his -favorites. He: is -an .active tic i-mcmbei of and enthusias- the Washington chaplel of the Society to Preseive and Encourage Barber Shop Quart Singing. It is a rare evening when he isn't out playing at some party or entertaining a large group of friends in his own home. When the "Ramsey Serenaders, of friends who .make a collection music with the Admiral, gel together once or twice a week, the session usually lasts early inlo Ihe morning Ramsey won his nickname "Duke" he firsl day he nil Annapolis wilh the group of plebes- tc-be of the class of 1912. He sported a handsome beaver bowler hat, carried a cane and wore a high starched collar with a fancy, loud necktie. His sail was the latest New York eut and his palent leather shoes gleamed in the sun, When the midshipman who met the group al Ihe station spotted Ramsey he exclaimed: "Well, pipe the Duke, would you." The ttilo stuck. Bul any of Ihe boys present who thought that his fancy clothes mcanl DeWitl was less masculine than the rest of them were making a mistake. At the academy he won his letter in track and numerals in baseball, basketball and football. As a First Classman he was president of his class and president of the Midshipmen's ath- lelic group. Ramsey was born al Whipple barracks, Arizona, where his falh er was a captain in the regular army. , , , float-trip guide, waiting in the ambulance, says- "Let's, get moving— U s seven miles to the nvei " BURIAL GROUPS ELECT Little Rock, Dec 1Q — (0*)— B, A McConnell of Haitfoid has been elcclcd mcsidcnl of the Aikansas Club of Burial Association, Inc., at the annual convention heie. Voilyn Heath of Paragoald and Avery Shinn of Russellville were elected vice presidents. fi 3 > f <.(>, •-''-•!-Second of 5 Caught Wichita, Kas., Dec. S, ., second of five "potentially jus" federal prisoners whb ^ ttom' the U. S Medical Oca Springfield, Mo., was cai early today after a 14-bloCK otiobile chase', ' « ) ;i? 1 Ddtecttvo Carl Spriggs i e prisdner as Edward Mar. Harrison, 31. During the 4 Cha apiigt-s fired three shots at ,(« fleeing car before it was halte« T>sa The first of the five eseapeeg r |S| fe-s^^eiffl: ^aH 11 * caught at Jackson, Tenn, la^ Wednesday as he prepared to«tst ?«jrt a plane 8ft<.r he had cfa, landed another airplane obtained! Springfield. , \' ^ The other three convicts • arV „„ at large. They terrorized a &».„ family with a pitchfork, and htirtlk. tt»adei knife lollowmg their, e-scaiie! and fled m a stolen automobflel after obtaining three guns. Harrison was serving five ' for Dyer Act violation at, tdii Rock, ,Aik ^Mcltttosh^vas .secvJi a six year term, alsb for vlolati of the Djer Act. «r,n ot L 01 V,, U ?, rc6 escapees William McClMlan, 23. land, Md.'U Edward EJsbufyr^ Mariantta, Pa, ahd Charles' Maley, 24, Springfield, r O. was serving seven yeats 1 for spiracy and attempting to e from a U. S maishal, Malcy,\vft serving 20 years for attempted-jrpl bery of a Columbua, O, bttatcNita MdClollan Was serving 5 three 1 The men ilcd the medical T .,, Doc. 1. A guaul emptied hisil at them but appaicntly nor *"' hit. >< i i riijvttr^i . r tablets tor , only 3Sc. W Springs, the terraced town that cnmbs an Ozark mountain. The up- and-down town' with 'no flat spaces. Its 3,000 residents sheared tne top off a hill for circus and rodeo room. Walker drives funously — the trailer plays crack-therwhip around curves. Walker is 5^, friendly, full oi pepper,. Shalp blue eye;,, big smile, jaw bulging with tobacco '.twenty-live guides work for this man whose ousiness is floating tourists down rivers — the White, Kings and Buffalo rivers in Arkansas and the Illinois river in Oklahoma. •JL can pul- you on new water every day for 14 days," Walker says. "Meet you every night in my ambulance — bring you air mattresses, pork chops, ice cream, anything you want, Guides do all the cooKing — you just stretch out and watch the stars." Abruptly, Walter turns off the road and noses down an embank- menl to find Kings river. He and Beaver slide the boat into fast- running water. "I'll meet you in eight hours, 18 miles downstream," Your place is a dead center of Ihe Walker says. canvas chair, boat. Beaver, four-year combat veteran, pushes off, paddles from the stern. Swift current catches the craft, Beaver steers skillfully. Now the water is deep, slower, very clear. A school of Iwo dozen drum flash along Ihe boltom, "Start casting," Johnny suggests. "Get it under the brush along the bank. On your second strikes, get away. cast, 'Five a bass minutes Here and There in Arkansas Lillle Rock, Dec. 10 —(/Pi— Dr. Howell Brewer, formerly of Hoi Springs, has been named chief of the physical medicine rehabilitation program of the Veterans Ad- miiustrationin the region which includes Arkansas, and will assume his new duties Dee. 14, The VA office here announced yesterday. Dr. Brewer's headquarters will be in St. Louis. Pine Bluff, DC-J. 10 — ifP> —Two 10-year-old boys found a loaded pistol at one's home here yesterday, and as a resull the other lad was wounded seriously. Jinmy Ideker was slruck in Ihe chtsl when Ihe weapon discharged at the home of Russell David Ammons. Little Rock. Dec.8 — f-f) —The Secretary of State today issued a charter to the Tiinity Mining and Coni-.lruction Co. Inc., in Fort Smith which listed authori/.ed capital stock of $2.30.000 and incorporators «« A. C. Martinscn and J. H. Grif- 1'in, Fort Smith and Arthur L. Adams, Joncsboro. Harrison. Dec 10 — (/Pi — An "anti- stock stealing club" is being organized by Searcy county catile- men. As it's name implies, it is designed to combat cattle "rustling." whieh stofknien say is on Ihe increasa in the county. Hot Springs. Dec. 10 —(/I')—Mrs. , Uuth Garretl, 2?, died here yesterday of burns suffered Monday when her cloihing ignited Ircm a \vood lire. later, you hook another, bring him in. Johnny strings him up behind the boat. • Steep banks line the river — quiet, peaceful, heavily wooded beauly —black oak, ash, sycamore, elm and sofl maple. j "I had lo get through that war,"' Beaver says, "to corne back lo Ihis. I've seen a lol of world, but to me this part of the country ,is it." More fast water— a branch reaches for the boat but Johnny skids around it. Then a shallow rapids. You get out lo help Ihe guide push Ihe crafl over rocks. "Thanks," he panis aflerwards. "Some tourists never get Iheir feet wet." An inquisitive water lurlle swims alongside. Three men, gigging for drum, pole by. They grin and hold up a string of half a dozen fish. A water moccasin heads for the boat and Johnny swats it av/ay with the paddle. "Somelimes," he comments, "they try lo climb in with you." Lunch on a gravel bar in the shade of a black oak. Fried chicken, biueuils, fresh blackberry preserves. Johnny iishea while you plunge into the river to cool off. The trip resumes. High bluffs hold off the afternoon sun and dark shade rides the ripples. The litlle boal glides silenlly. You lean back, watch a soaring hawk. Johnny senses your serenity. "Float trips float your troubles away," he says. WANTED r Logs & Blocks^ GUM - HACKBERRY - ELM - LYNN; SYCAMORE - HOLLY - BAY, {5 HOPE BASKET C0>| Coll 1000 or Contact Office * '" \'£ Rep. Trimble, a member of the House Public Works Committee, will inspect the Panama canal and harbor works for the committee, he said. He said he would return to Washington shortly after Jan. 1. . IANGEI Slippery roads ahead GOO P times! S e ! non - skl d safety now with the Goodyear.', Deluxe Tire that f»s your driving needs . . , the slow - wearing, quick .stopping, saw-toothed Deluxe Rib... the peLuxo All-Weathqr with tho faragus diamond tread for extra traction and 4»way non-skid protection. Washington. Dec. 10 — i.4')— Rc-p. and Mrs. James Trimble of Arkansas planned to leave today for Panama lo spend Christmas with their son, Lieut. James Trimble. j-.maa Little Rock, Dec. 10 —OP')— Revenue Commissioner Otho A. Cook hirs appealed to the supreme court from a Pulaski Chancery court decree holding that the Southwest Hotels is not required to pay sales tax on meals furnished its em- ployes. Approximately $2,600 is involved. Sourthwest operates hotels in Little Rock and Hot Springs. •ore ion-skid Mileage • |lrong«r Coid Body • Wider. Flatlet Tiead • VusUcr SbaiUdw Pcslf a WARNING: 90% 'ol, all tiro trouble occurs in the) latt 10% of tire hie. 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