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*n^~n^TT"~~ HOPES TAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Thursday, December 11, 1947 n'i (Celebrate Red$ : Too Soon; £ uture Battles SI- Serioiors Ask Oi! Industry for Clear Picture ashinglon. Dec. alors invcsligatin ID — (/!')— Sen- rcp'.irts of sec- iV^Affairs Analyst ','wikhwho doesn't eele- orj> until he has it in ~: ; whioh is by way. of t vthc French-govarn- sensation repulse of Com- munist pressure appears to :iave cnsc _ an d the r.j had the result of impelling ner to «-,., nfnr rnhnv cut loose from Russian influence'f 0 , ,i . 1<i '2'-* tional fuel ml .shortages called on the oil inclUKtrv itsulf today for fur- Inisn "a dcf.nitc picture oi the clis- MKT Railway Accident Fa Jo I to Two New Braunfels, Tex., Dec. 11 — f/w — Two Missouri-Kansas-Texas passenger trains collided head-on near here last night and exploded into iiames, killing two train.men, injuring nine other persons and , (I-!-N!Ii. chairman ' leaving three men missing. Two of and cast her lot wholly with America nnd Britain. The consensus of Comiriercc sa;ieommU- ll.cc. :;aid he would name a com-. mitlce of industry lenders to dig ._.. „ -- .,.„;„,, jnULL-U UI JIlUUMi Y Ji.tiwv t .1 i..., v,i H observers at the Big Four I-oieign ( t , h oblcm arld lx .port to his Mitiiclrrc' rrmf Pt-pn'-o 111 i^ondoll IS ' ' Ministers' conference in ~ _ = Bolshev- i'Sf^Voliition atid that many bat* 'iSremauv-to be fought, before the • c '" "'"--"h for democracy. sounded this warning J^tfejl-canv^be^said that the Com- JillrKlrjislis -in' France, have come a IgpMUfopper in having to bow be•"'••''•••'•' Verriitient ultimatum and . the nation-wide strikes ..the ; Reds caused /through •" domination of the General ''""Station of Labor, The most ; aspect of this defeat from Bolshevist (Standpoint lies m that the'strike movement at its peak involved some /prkcrs — was' rapidly 'because many laborers [against the Red front, crisis has had'three larit developments likely to have far-reach- pn the struggle between ..TJ-: £>nd western democ- a whole. These develop- government, in an danger from the reasserted armed and ih.2 but : group. Tobey's announcement last night climaxed a day-long inquiry into tie east "is rdequately reports of shortages in various She no longer is rnid- part of the country,- but particular- id. Paris — and not ly in the New England and Mid-At- guarantced. dle-of-lhc-roac Moscow — is the capital of France. Most important of these developments would seem to be France's great moral victory — her rcas- sertion of herself as a power. A tremendous lift of national morale could result from this and morale is what western Europe heeds. However, as already remarked, the present lull in the Red revolution may be expected to precede anothr storm. The Communist lantic regions. A score of witnesses representing the polrolcum and coal industries, labor, government and other interested groups told their stories to the subcommittee yesterday. Transportation shortages of tankers, tank cars and coal ears re- 'ceivcd the greatest attention. Walter S. Hollanan, chairman of 1hc National Petroleum Council, ond William K. Warren, president DOROTHY DIX Risks of Holy Estate maids and old bachelors. Evidently Nature, which in interested only in vital statistics and not in the happiness of the individual, provided against this contingency | by ordaining the fatal fascination of opposites, which makes them marry their fighting partners and into marriages leaders of the General Confedcra- i r',f 11,0 Warren Petroleum Co., Tul- Okla., testified that shortages of steel tion of Labor arc bitter over their defeat and have appealed to the workers'to prepare for "future I oil industry. combat that will be severe." Observers think the truce will '.last :?or a few weeks, perhaps until after the first of the year so as to give the worker:) a chance to replenish empty purses, la get by the Christmas holidays, and to forget (if they can) the hardships they have endured in the protracted strikes. There is another aspect of the situation to which I have referred in a previous column and this is that the Reds appear to be anxious to see General Chhrles. De Gaulle come to power again as head of an anti-Communist government. Tho general is their worst .foe in France and they . believe he would break himself because of the country's economic chaos. With him out of. the way thc.y would have fair aail- ing — so they think. In any event, of one thing we may tc s-jre. The Communists will were .hampering the crewmen and another a railroad inspector. The two trains ran together ten miles south of here at 11:43 p. m. 'CSTl, the locomotives stacking on top of each other and front cars telescoping. Dead were Jack B. Coleman, fireman of Waco, Tex., about 28, and George W. Stainthorpe, a train carman from San Antonio, Tex. The missing included engineer Pioy Callaway, about CO, of Smith- villc, Tex., and a Negro porter, Will Maney, of San Antonio. Mickey Pattillo, special agent for the railroad, said the two engineers "evidently got their orders mixed up." ' Only J. M. Bayless, Arlington, Tex., baggageman, was listed in a critical condition early this morning at the New Braunfels general liospital. A man writes: "I would like tr> i thus infuses neo have you give your opinion on the, their time billing and cooing,. "?' Juat mieht be dull chances of success of a forthcom- stead of getting in each other's ™ " ins marriage in which the pros- 1 hair, as it is that a legless man peclive bridegroom and bride have, would become a Fred Astaire, or tho following characteristics: I that a girl wno couldn't carry a with mates s-yesers. who who enter, into the holy estate of wedlock are bound to take the risks of marriage, there is no sense in being foolhardy about it. The wise ones carefully tabulate the characteristics of the party of the other part that they find most objectionable and that would get most .on their nerves. And they act accordingly. of kidney function permits er lo remain in. your blood, it Iocs oj pep and energy, getting up ,cl!inc. pufflnesa under the cyca, -ftiS''''f%ctiduc£ts and disr-inoss. Frequent or scanty " lV; '"-"'- l> ....... ,vith. smarting nnd burning some- Is, B stimulant dim-otic, used succcaof ul!y millions for over BO years. Bonn's givo •^fSWi.Jiajyny-relief nnd will help the IB miles of jfep0J;J3kidiiey tubes flush out poisonous waste from ^'spliP'Alyptw blood. Get Doan's Pills. . ... • By JAMES MAR LOW Washington, Dec. 10—(/P)—Organ- ised labor, like a giant thals been fairly quiet for a while, is beginning to roar. the following characteristics: '(1) Both are stubborn. (2) There ( has been a dispute over every piece ol furniture that has been bought for the new home. (3) They have entirely different food tastes and habits. (4) The girl does not live at home with her parents. (5) One of them is very selfish, notably so towards the other's fam-. ily and relatives. (G) One is a homebody, the other a night club addict. "So much for the drawbacks to the marriage. The points in favor of it are: (1) No religious obstacles. (2) They have been keeping company steady for seven years. (3) Will have lovely home to move into. (4) The man has a very good income. •'Do you .think that a couple Snow Forecast for Arkansas girl tune would turn into a Lily Pons. Marriage Helps But Little The most that marriage does for ] the average couple is to soften down their angles and make them a little more livable. It doesn't make them over and change the whole pattern of their characters. Yet, strangely enough, the superstition still prevails that there is some magic in the marriage ceremony that will cure a drunkard of his thirst for liquor; turn a tyrannical brute of a man into a tender, loving husband, and transform a trifling 'virago of a girl into a household angel and a good cook. So every day we go to the weddings of optimistic couples who have fought over subject from But while every man and woman < (Released by The Bell Syndicate, • Inc.) (. I who are so antagonistic in every I their religion to row to make cof- fight to finish. Exams Replace Caste in Germany in the German civil service are on their way out, reports '.Richard C. Simonson, chief of the military government civil service branch to do, will in affect the whole country in clue! in f! Congress. To ucfc what it wants, labor is actiiif- in two directions, both tied in tone the r: policical and economic. Like this. 1. Political -- the CIO and AFL and the railroad brotherhoods are t'oing to Lake an active part in the 1048 election's. 'The CIO claims about 5.000,000 Wiesbaden — i/P)— Caste barriers | members, the AFL li.OOO.OOO and he Brolherh-jods 1.500,000.) ?.. TCeonnmie — the- CIO will demand hiaher wages to meet lipher living costs. Take the political side first — .Four years a;{o the CIO ;;<H im the political action committsc to get out tho vote of CIO workers. It was ci edited with being a in Hesse. He says modern methods of competitive examinations are being introduced to eliminate the old-style automatic preference given to .members of upper social groups. strong foivo in election of president Roosevelt and a democratic Congress that year, 10-14. But the CIO-PAC wasn't considered so powerful in the 1948 elections when a majority of republicans won control of Congress. It was (his republican-controlled Congress which passed the new Ta_ft-Hartley law last spring. Labor union leader:; everywhere vowed vengeance for this. At the CIO convention in Boston last Orlnber Jack Kroll, head of the PAC, promised a PAC drive in 1948 surpassing anything PAC By The Associated Press A possibility of snow in Central Arkansas was seen today as wintry weather strengthened its hold on the state. The forecast by the U. S. Weather Bureau at Little Rock was for cloudy skies, occasional light rain in the extreme south and light rain or snow in the central portion this afternoon and early tonight. Traces of snow already have been reported from some sections this fall. Continued cold, with minimum temperatures tonight paralleling those of early today, also was predicted. The coldest spot in the stats this morning was Harrison, with a low of 28 degrees. The highest reported minimum was 38 degrees :.it Texarkana. up a political body of their won for action in the IMS elections. They called their organization "Ru:lroad Labors Political League." Now take the economic side — When the war ended business wanted price controls removed and labor wanted the goverment's wartime control of wages ended. Both got what they wanted. This left business free to boost prices as high as it wished. It left labor tree to get wage raises as high as it could force employers,.-to fee, all during their engagements but who expect their marriages to be perpetual peace conferences in which there will be never a discouraging word, as the old ballad puts it. Of course, there is no such thing as an ideal marriage. All men and women have their faults and .foibles and individual peculiar!American cigarette consump- I t j eSi anc j if no one married until thought and feeling and point of view can make a peaceful home and a happy marriage?" No, I think it is just as unlikely that such a marriage will result in a harmonious union and that the husband and wife will spend tion more than quadrupled tween 1921 and 1941. be- they found their dream mate the world would be filled with old has done EP far. A drive for what? To elect a new Congress in 1S48 because ihis one passed the Taft-Htu-tlev law. At (.lie same time last October the AFL was holding its convention in Kan Franeitco and took slen it had never tried before. It decided to sol'up a - political arm of the AFL. This was formed last Friday and is called "laror's Educational and Political League." Vosterdav William Green, president of the APT,, pledged the league Ip a "house- cleaning in Congress." He Said that in the 1048 elections the league hopes to "defeat all of those false representatives of the people whose only loyalty is to big business and Nineteen of th railroad worker Brotherhoods, one month great wealth." nation's 21 'iiig unions, called pay. Prices, meanwhile living costs, kept going up and are still going up. Food prices now are the highest in history. Since the vyar the CIO has won two rounds of wage increases. Now it wants a third round to offset i,hf steadily rising living costs. This third round will be cancelled out if business, claiming the wage boosts mean higher business cost, hikes prices .some more to offset Ihe wage hike. Labor won't gain in that deal but tho ones who will suffer most cruelly, the ones who are suffering most now, are the country's non- organized people. What can be done? Congress could set up price controls and, maybe, cut taxes to give people more money. But business wouldn't stand idly by if anything like that happened unless Congress set up wage controls again, too. And labor doesn't want wage controls. So the CIO, by its wage demands, is putting a big problem ago set too. up to Congress and to business, Delinquent Tax Notice I have been appointed Delinquent Personal Tax Collector for the next year. I will be in the Sheriff and Collectors office in the courthouse at Hope, each Saturday to collect said taxes. d! Tax CoISccifar 217 S. Main St. Dirilyle flatware is made of a brilliant new metal alloy with the color and beauty of gold. You've probably seen it advertised in HOUSE & GARDEN and HOUSE BEAUTIFUL. It's a new star in the world of table setting! Modern, to go with your contemporary dishes, yet so mellow that it's perfect with heirloom china, too. It makes tables gay and different, and yet is very practical, far it's-solid, not plated—nothing to wear off! Two designs—modern, straight-line "Empress" and traditional, curved "Regal". Buy a complete service tcday or begin with a few pieces, and add, later! Chest (> DINNER KNIVES 6 DINNER FOKK.S 6 TEASPOONS 6 CREAM SOUP SPOOKS 1 BUTTER KNIFE 1 SUGAR SPOON 84 • Osest fios* II 8 DINNER KNIVES 8 DINNC& FOUKS 8. TEASPOONS 8 SALAU FORKS 1 BUTTER KNIFE 1 SUGAR SPOON The Oil that Gives Years Other strricfi up la an 86 ff- Cbt-it jur 12 Approved by Good Houst-keeping-and by us, too! KEiTH'S JEWELRY 109 South'Elm Hope, Ark, Phone 434 Here is the gift with a thrill the gift that never ceases co be thrilling! It's the motor he would likely , chuoi- above all others — the motor with a 33-year reputation for quality featurc-s, faithful performance, utmost starting ease For years the demand for livinrudes has far exceeded the supply. We now have a limited number for Christmas gift selection. Call early to avoid disappointment! NANNETTE Babe Frocks Sizes 6, 9, 12 mos. NANNETTE Toddler Frocks Sizes 1. 2, 3 1.95 i-o 3.98 Sweeter than sweet — your little "honey" all decked out in her "honey" of a NANNETTB frock. Exquisite styling on many exclusive fabrics makes each one a "precious" work of art. Come in and see our new holiday selection for babes and toddlers. We Give and Redeem Eagle Stamps GEO. W. ROBISON & CO. "The Leading Department Store" HOPE NASHVILLE Freeman's A finer fine shoe! You'll find every qualification of top quality shoemanship in this _ distinguished, conservative oxford . . . but in no other shoe will you find the restful Footprint-fit" of Freeman's Cradle Heel design. 14.95 Other Freemans 8.95 to 16.75 CRADLE HEi'L Shaped juu like you' K ot I"' JKSII.T com/on . . . iimiiH.IiJ 215 - 217 S. Walnut Phone 21 We Give and Redeem Eagle Stamps GEO. W. ROBiSON & CO. "The Leading Department Store" HOPE NASHVILLE Mea O ft fee llama'sai of c:£H 7! —Lighthouse of Alexandria —Pyramid of Khufu — Hanging Gardens ol'Bahylon —Temple ot Diana —L^_li!C ol Jupiter —Colossus ol Rhodes •—Tomb ol'Mausolus They mal-;e wonderful pnltcrim •—eaoli one a converpalioii piece. And a wonderful gil'l lor any man! We Give and Redeem Eagle Stamps "The Leading Department Store' HOPE NASHVILLE a- 1.) Big, bold, bright luipd sport shirts for the he-:nau in you. Smart sulij colors loo. And styled to police I ion: notice the details of matched collar-points . . . of pattern matched at pockets and across ihe front. Each one is fashioned \vitli Van Ileusen's magic sewrmm- ship, in laboratory tested fabrics that ring the bell for style and qiuilily. We Give and Redeem Eagle Stamps Geo. W. Robison & ( "The Leading Department Store" Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex. H. Washburn Obstinate Henry Used to Spread Work Now Need Production In Buffalo yesterday Henry Wallace said that if he has to choose between President Truman and benalor Robert Taft in next year's presidential election he will vote ior Taft. The author of this not unsurprising statement is the unstable and vindictive man who used to be a Republican, got all his public rewards as a Democrat, and now has returned to the Opposition fold, Wallace says he would vote for Taft because "in foreign affairs he is the one most likely to keep the peace." The inference lace, being out I sian is opposed to President Truman because of the latter's backing of the Marshall plan to keep Europe from falling into Russian hands—and Wallace would carry his opposition even to the point ol stabbing the party which has given is that Mr. Waland out pro-Rus him ever all the got. political honors he In the congress yesterday was heard a voice accusing govern mcnl employes, who now enjoy £ 40-hour work week, of running up ; overtime on-the government na.y roll although at the same time doing part-time work on the sidi for private businesses. Which recalls to all of us tha the 40-hour work week law wai enacted to give jobs to additiona milions at a time when jobs wen scarce. But it isn't jobs that are scarci now—it's production that is scarci . . . .and production in quantitic to provide competitive goods is th only thing that will whip inflation ;, ary prices. Hope f' •>' tt,!>»™' Star wWWm^9 • ^v^ 49TH YEAR: VOL. 49 — NO. 51 Star •• H«M lift; Pmt 1M» Jmmry 1*, 1M» HOPE, ARKANSAS/FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1947 ,(AP)—Mtans Assoelattd PrtM (NEA)—Means Newspaper Enterprise An'n. people seem to rather bad case By JAMES THRASHER Let's Relax . Ihe American be developing a . of the jitters. As a sample of what we mean here is the gist of "four stories taken from one day's news —not an exceptional day for this kind of news, e'ither. Rep. Tom Jenkins of Ohio introduced a bill to ban immigration ^ and visitors' permits to citizens of Russia and Russian-dominated countries. It would also keep out officials .of countries that won't let American officials in. Another Ohio legislator, Cliff Clevinger, said that our occupation troops should be withdrawn from exposed positions in Europe. He said that soldiers, whom he nwt there last summer, told him tney didn't expect to get out alive, and that high-ranking officer predicted open warfare by November. Specific Price Plan Presented by Democrats Washington, Dec. 12 — (#•)— Specific proposals for price ceilings and roll backs under President Truman's request for standby anti- hflation powers were submitted to -ongress today by Secretary of Labor Schwellenbach. Replying to Republican demands that the administration spell out its anti-inflation program, Schwellenbach said price controls would be limited to commodities: 1. That basically affect the cost of -living and which are essential items. 2. That are basic to the costs of agricultural and industrial production. 3. "Essential to effectuation oi the foreign policy of the United States. Moreover, Schwellenbach said a maximum price should be set only when: 1. The commodity is found to be in short supply; 2. Or the price oi such commodity has risen unrea sonably above the price prevailing in June 1947. Maximum prices lower than the highest price prevailing between June 11-and June 18. 1947, may be established under Schwellenbach's proposals to make allowances 1 for decreased costs or market declines. Schwellenbach sent the price control provisions to Chairman Wolcott (R-Mich) of the House Banking Committee, with a note saying he will submit in a day or two specific language for such wage controls regarded as necessary to accompany price ceilings. j Schwellenbach described his outline as his "personal recommenda- Probe Opens to Determine Cause of Blast Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Dec. 12 — — State and federal mine officials today began probing 1,000 feet underground to determine the cause of a blast that killed five nen and injured two others at the jehigh Coal Company's colliery :hree miles from Wilkes-Barre. More than 200 men were working in various sections of the anthracite mine when the blast occurred yesterday, including eight or 10 in the blast chamber. The coal company identified ;hose killed as Stephen Sillup, 47; Frank Chudlio, 55; Ignatz Shzy- necki, 57; Roger Jones, 41, and ' asper Pulak, 24. Those injured were Edmund Rojeski, 42, and John Gasper, 25. The U. S. .mine department reported that several earlier recommendations for improved safety were repeated in the last inspection of the shaft last June, but added that no particularly hazardous conditions were reported. tions." At the White House later after a cabinet meeting, he said wage and price controls "are tied together" and it will be "extremely difficult to do anything on wages unless action is taken on the control of prices." On the other side of the capitol, the Senate Republican Policy Committee drew ut> a long-range anti- inflation program pegged to voluntary action. Chairman Taft (R-O) declined to disclose details until House GOP leaders and a confer- Continued on Page Two .*? A former United States Chamber 'of Gwnsierce ;ieoiiOimst*wrdte"that Russia has a secret gold hoard which she may use to fight the Marshall Plan and which —if she doesn't spend it, apparently — might be bigger than our cache at Fort Knox in another 1!0 years. America is in a state of undeclared emergency, said Maj. Gen. Manton Eddy, the Army's information chief. On the one hand, our people's minds are being poisoned against our own institutions and governments, he declared. On the other, there is a threat of future armed conflict. Such jittery talk makes us wonder if we shouldn't all try to relax. Not relax our vigilance, our intelligent efforts to strengthen our country, our attempt to meet our real problems realistically. But declare a moratorium on the present practice of seeing burglars under every bed. After all, we're a big, strong country. Maybe we're not as strong as we ought to be. But we still haven't had a good share of our best farm land turned into a battlefield. We haven't had any industrial cities leveled by bombs. We aren't plagued by a dangerously low living standard. We don't have a dictatorship so unsure of its "perfection" that it has to advertise it constantly. In short, we aren't Russia. This is not discounting the man- sized job cut put for the American people and their government. There is a real crisis in Europe which is up to us to solve. There is a small but potentially dangerous Communist menace here at home. There is the grave problem of keep ing the United Nations alive and working in spite of Soviet obstruction. But hysteria won't help us do the job, and hysteria seems to be the state that our national thinking is approaching. That state is particularly apparent in our Congress. Its members squander their time chasing small red butterflies, to the neglect of bigger game. Our armed forces are below their designation peacetime strength. Nothing has been done about universal military training, though the President and the Chief of Staff have urged it, and all polls show the public strongly in favor of it. Our congressmen are too busy gunning for Red script-writers on the Hollywood lots, or drafting bills to repel Hungarian immigrants from our shores. AH this doesn't add up to a firm attittude toward Russia. Firmness implies strength and self-control. We are beginning to advocate some rather dictatorial means of safeguarding our democracy. Let us remember that the Russian government, with all its problems, must be scared— scared of our strength and of a cooling world opinion, and worried about the failure of its big push in France and Italy to come off. That fear is very likely at the root of the ranting attacks on American policy. So let's not try to trade insult for insult with the Russians. Let's slop wringing our hands one rnin- ue and blustering the next. It isn't necessary. We've got the world's Tride of Texas Navy' British Won't Enforce Partition Plan Londpn, Dec. 12 — (UP)— Foreign Minister Ernest Bevin said,today that' British troops will not help enforce the partition of Palestine, even if the United Nations Security Council so orders. The statement touched off fresh' speculation that U. N. eventually might have to ask the United States and Russia to send troops to Palestine to end Arab-Jewish fighting. "It is for the security council to lay down down which states will find the forces, but they can not use British organized forces," Bev in told Commons. "Neither can I be party at the present moment, when the security force as a whole is not organized under U. N., to putting British forces under other commands." Bevin, in the second day of Commons debate on the Palestine situation, said Britain would give ui control of Palestine even before May 15 if possible, and rush the withdrawal of the 70,000 British soldiers now in the Holy Land. Great Britain previously had announced it would not play a "major role" in the enforcement, but Bevin went further today, asserting that "we feel we have done our best — the problem of enforcement must be left to others." 12 Arabs Die in Jewish Attack; Toll Now 185 Jerusalem, Dec. 12 — (#")— Jewis! commandoes attacked the villag of Tireh near Haifa today with gre lades and automatic weapons, kill ng 12 Arabs and wounding six This brought to 185 the Holy Lane death toll since partition was voted The best available, informatio was that the Jewish groups wer squads of the Irgun Zvai Leum and Stern group. They went int action from Haifa to Hebron. Some authorities expressed belie. :hat Jewish bands appeared to be opening a widespread offensive against Arab masses opposing a division of the country into Jewish and Arab states. Counting earlier communal casualties in Aden and Syria, the Middle East death toll.in 13 days had mounted to 301. Hundreds were wounded. Property damage in Palestine was estimated at above $10,000,000. British troops in steel helmets and police armed with automatic weapons moved into the Jerusalem old city during the .morning where thousands -of Arabs gathered at mosques near the walled Jewish quarters. • A police recapitulation showed* 108 caisualties in combats during the 24 hours ended at 8 a. m. today. The official tally showed 25 Arabs and 12 Jews killed. Wounded were 49 Arabs, 18 Jews, one Briton, one Mauritian and two auxiliary police. In a bomb attack on an Arab bus company at Rarrile, 22 vehicles were reported demolished. In the Jewish attack on Tireh, a house was demolished and a-dozen others were damaged and set afire. Lost U. S. Troops in Italy to Be Home Christmas Rome, Dec, 11 — (&) —The last .merican troops in Italy will be n the United States lor Christmas, t was announced today. Maj. Gen. L D Jayoes, commanding U S forces in the Medi- erranean theater, said final detch- nents will sail from Leghorn on tie U. S. Army transport Admiral ims in aim to clear Italian ter Itoiial waters before midnight unday, Dec 14 — the final hour et by the Italian peace treaty for heir departure. —NEA Telephoto Texas schools are paying homage this month to the Battleship Texas, a 35 year veteran of two world wars. The Junior Chamber of Commerce of the state opened a financial drive December 7 to ralsd $225,000 needed tl bring the Texas home to the state, and pro- Da re It as a war shrine. Above, students of Sam Houston High School, HoultoTrexas, gathered about Miss Betty Run,.history teacher, as she points out Important sections of the dreadnaught Miss Russ, as youthful as the pupils, is second from lelt. Pauley Says Anderson Nor Truman Knew of His Deals on the Grain Markets Tabernacle to Go on Air Twice Sunday Hope Gospel Tabernacle announces Ihe beginning of Iwo Sunday radio broadcasts over Hope's new radio station, KXAR, 1490 on your dial, on Sunday, December 14. From 10 to 10:30 Sunday morning the Men's Fellowship Bible Class will be broadcast and will be known to our listeners as "The Radio Bible Class". This program will be a weekly presentation of the Sunday School lesson by its teacher, Rev. H. Paul Holdridge. It is beinjj presented with the thought in mine of bringing the word of God to the shut-ins and Sunday workers and others who are unable to at tend church, and not for the pur pose of keeping anyone away frorr their Sunday School and church services. Then each Sunday eveni.-ig from 10 to 10:30 the church will sponsoi the "Gospel Hour". This will b a program of music and singing with a brief message by the pastor Rev. Holdridge. The music wil feature the local talent of the church in the form of Choir num bers, Girls' Chorus numbers, ciuar lets, trios, duets, and solos. Both these programs wil originate Iron Ihe. auditorium of the Hope Gdt-pe Tabernacle and will reach you b; remote control. The Tabernacle invites you t begin Sunday by listening to th Methodists Plan Sunday Vesper Service Vesper service will be held at he First Methodist Church Sunday, December 14, at 5:30 p.m. The rogram follows: Gloria In Excelsis Deo Invocation Rejoice, O Earth—Choir Draw Near, Messiah! — Miss rtary Louise Keith, Ted Jones. If With All Your Hearts—Dolphus iVhitten, Jr. Starry Night of Splendor—-Choii Offering Hark. The Herald Angels Sing Hymn No. 86—Congregation, Choir The Seraph Song—Women's Cho us Glory Be to God Most High—Trio Miss Mary Louise Keith, Mrs icott Phillips, Mrs. Basil Edwards: and Choir Come Ye, Behold—Quartet (Mis: Ylary Louise Keith, Mrs'. Elrne Brown, Elmer Brown, Clifford Franks) and Choir O Lovely Light of Starbeams! — tfrs. Scott Phillips, Mrs. Basil Edwards Haste Ye, Syrian Shepherds— Wen's Chorus. Soloist: Dolphus Whitten, Jr. We Found Our Lord—Ted Jones Thanks Be To God—Choir Benediction Washington, Dec. 12 — (#>)— Ed-, win W. Pauley testified today that neither President Truman nor Secretary of Agriculture Anderson could have known when they criticized speculators that Pauley was perating on the commodities njar- et Pauley, a special assistant to ecretary of the Army Royall, made the statement before the Sente Appropriations Committee as e testified he is $100,000 "worse if" because he started selling his ioldings in commodity futures Her taking over the post last Sept 3 ' J '• Mr. Truman in a radio address Oct. 5 criticized the "greed of speculators who gamble on what may ie ahead in our commodity mar- vets." Later, in laying his 10-point nti-inflation program before Con- ,ress, the president asked legisla- ion to regulate speculative trading n the exchanges. Pauley testified he held "some- hing less than a million dollars" worth of commodities when he took he army post. In a statement to the committee he said that he had "liquidated ap- jroximately 90 per cent of those commodities, reducing my holdings of grain from 500,000 bushels to approximately 50,000 bushels." Later he told the senators that he "did rather well" in commodi ties trading this year, But he denied, under question- ng by Senator Ferguson (R-Mich), :hat President Truman could have "conceivably" known of Pauley's activities on Oct. 5 when Mr. Truman declared that the cost of living must not be a football kicked around by gamblers speculating in the market. Reading a brief prepared state ment to the Senate Appropriations Committee, Pauley said he ha; sold nine tenths of his holdings anc Continued on Page Six Library Fund Climbs to $3,234 Additional donations to the Library fund during the 'week boosted the total.to nounced .today leads the civic organization list jy voting last night to contribute £100; The list follows: Balance,brought forward $2,875.50 $3234, it was an- The B&PW Club Senate Might Approve Some Aid for China By DOUGHLAS B. CORNELL Washington, Dec top-gap foreign 12 — (/P)— The aid program 20 Die i Accident Near Memphis, Tenn An Memphis, Tenn,, Dec. 12, army C47 plane biirst t - B. & P. W. Club .ions Club B. R. Hamm Motor Co. ox Bros. Foundry Routon & Coffee ilaud H. Button W. K. Lemley Webb Laseter, Jr. Mr. & Mrs. C. C. Stuart Duffie Hardware Co. T. S, McDavitt Hope Steam Laundry Nunn-McDowell Frank Walters N. T. Jewell Ideal Cleaning Co. Middlebl-ooks Grocery Co. Bob Turner Grocery W. S. Atkins C. O. Thomas Mrs. Tully Henry Willis Men's Store Ralph Lehman Vanity Beauty Shop Victor Cobb C. H. Moxley Pop & Mom Elizabeth Bridewell S. E. McPherson C. B. Russell 100.00 50.00 50.00 ,25.00 15.00 12.50 10.00 10.00 10.00 5.00 5.00 5,00 5.00 500 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 4.00 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.00 2.00 1.00 1 00 1.00 $3234.00 20,009 Reds Marching on Rome, Italy By FRANK BHUTTO Rome, Dec 12 —(/P)—The sitaa tion in Rome grew more ominous today as Premier Alcide De. Gas peri's government backed with strongarm police measuied its a' tempt to negotiate a settlemen of the eternal city's general strike now in its second: day. Tension in the Italian capital was increased; by reports that 20,000 war time Communist partisans were converging on the city from the north and that violence/migh be in the offing. One well informed source sail the secuuty forces in the capita and province had been augmen ed by 12,000 to 15,000 men, mclu ng special riot police from Naples. The Interior Ministry declined com ment on this report, which, if true, would mean that security forces on duty would number about 07, 000 men * , In the Piazza Cdlbnna; "in WS' heart of the capital an.d imde.1 the windows of the foreign' ministry, helmeted police charged ciowds gathered under the vast arcades,' laying about them with truncheons. Groups 'of idle bystanders: h.ad aroused the policemen by jeering, whistling and shouting insults at those detailed to protecting -pri yate vehicles which were pressed ihto service to .relieve the short- ag of transportation. Two uniformed police officers armed with carbines and truncheons were assigned to each half- ton truck converted to passenger service. These have become Rome's only transport system, just as they were in the early months of the city's liberation. < Throughout Rome jeep loads oi police circulated constantly. Other officers, walking three of foui moved into the dickering stage today with a possibility the Senate might okay some help for China if he House would agree to moie for "'urope. Congi essional leaders wore hooting for a compromise by Monday Five members from each chamber were assigned to start vork on one this morning The Senate passed its aid bill 3ec 1. The House waited until yes- crday, then swished its measure hiough without even a nose count The principal idea of both bills s to see to it that Fiance, Italy and Austria get fuel and food this winter. But the House measure ••'differs in majoi respects fiom what .he administration proposed and ;he Seriate accepted. President Truman wanted $597,- OuO.OOO for the three European countries. The Senate went along. Then the House pared the amount to $590,000,000 and s&(&< China flames with a flash seen V away and crashed Into an ... side near here shortly after f'ci last night, killing at lean 20 pants and possibly 21. ' The big craft slashed throti small wooded area within u.,,. miles of the Memphis rtUrikijra airport, and twisted into 'a sag field, scattering bodies and wrec age over a quartermile path. { -1' Small trees were torn down, one, a half open parachute da * Twisted masses of metal hu other limbs and dotted the g, Col, Donald K. Fargo, comma ing officer of the 468th Air JPorc., base unit, announced the deathjtdl; and said a board was invesUgaf Names of the dead' Were 1 ' wifl held pending notification of «r<ar tives An army spokesman said "' Were believed "to be Negroes. V» Fargo said the plane was*) at Aberdeen. Md.< and had triad its last stop at, El Paso. .Texas, yesterday. It was returning t ""*"'** the west coast, G V White said he saw the.'] explode and burst into flames* should be dealt in for ^fiO.OOpjOQO of thf* total. » \ \ One clue pointing to*al*0s6ible his home two miles A "It wasn't more than two sec before it hit the ground, 1 ;, he sai Robert Hall, who lives about, twi and a half miles fiom the .scene JA« the crash, said .he heard the' planfe ' laboring real loud" and Saw gVJ" flash in the sky." S V Fargo would not speculate ^c the cause. The ceiling was repo! ed at 1,700 feet shortly after crash, which the army said, cuired at 6-05 p m. (CST). Hundreds of persons the scene near the Tennessee < state line. 1 The largesf'feortidn of- came tb rest about threefo a mile away from the nearest: ' " he. Mis . 1 H ii i 1 line of compromise , ator H, Alexander Smith ;1 member of the Foreign.? Committee. He saijj the had agreed unaniu" retary of State omething should f ater, in a separs "It will be'<Mffi ate to knock out th because any such regarded as Smith P Says 1948 Will Be Strange, Exciting Year Like 1947 Hopped Up by Vitamins abreast and brandishing eons, kept demonstrators move in the trunch ori the main thoroughfares and ambulances had ? to , a,muddy field, \ ^ The military counterpart DC3, the,C47,'has a capacit; 21 passengers and, threes * «*« - , *t was use( i widely during _ J™"tee'I for hauling supplies aridjoer "VSec- ——o-—rr-^5 Dale Carnegie Method Is Shown Club Harold Abbott, the Dale Carnegie instiuctor for this territory, who lives at Webb City, Mo , but operates from Texarkana, put on an effective demonstration at today's Rotary club luncheon in Hope. It was a memory test in which George W. repeat the Peck' names was asked to and position - A "' «• By JAMES J. STREIHG ,, A; p. Aviation Reporter Washglnton, Dec 12 ~~(ff)nation's airlines this year carried more persons, flowfc, miles and had fewer crashes' in either of the preceding but 1947 fotalities to date are,... than double any previous .year Civil Aeronautics Board ft show 199 passengers and 17 members were killed in'" cidents during scheduled don operations The 1946 totals' "we 75 passengers arid 22 crew.nv uers in nine accidents* the! vious fatality record, while in eight crashed. killed 76 pass and 12 crewmen Special Meet of Ministerial Alliance Monday A special meeting of the Hope Ministerial Alliance is called for Monday, December 15 at 10:30 a.m. This meeting is called by the Pres- 1 By HAL BOYLE New York, — (/P) — I am going to unwrap the old crystal ball and give you an advance look at 1948, [.rusting that everyone kindly has forgotten that nine days before Hiroshima was wiped out I predicted the Japanese war might last another full year The forecast is for a strange and exciting year. In fact, frazzled 1948 will be like 1947 hopped up by vitamins, Here are the prospects: Prices will remain a lot higher than skirts, a geniune T-bone steak of pre-war thickness will be exhibited at the American museum of natural history and draw thousands of admiring visitors. It will be flanked by two armed guards. The slogan of single ladies will 'the new look before you leap' Ihe bachelors they'll have to )ility ior mankind. Vaudeville will rise rave and parade its ident, Rev. Wm. the purpose of P. Hardegree for making final ar best system of government and the "Radio Bible. Class'' *rom 10 to world's strongest nation. Let's be vigilant to keep them that way. We've also go a "cold war" to fight. Let's keep cool as we fight it. 10:30 a.m., and conclude the day with the "Gospel Hour" from 10 to 10:30 p.m. These programs are designed to be a spiritual blessing to all who listen. rangements for the distribulion of the Goodfellows Fund. This fund has long been under the super vision of the Ministerial Alliance, and the fund is made available by the Union Thanksgiving Service Offering. Dr. E. S. Richards, who for a number of years has been custodian of the Goodfellows Fund, declined to accept the responsibility for another year, due to ill health, and a successor to him will be chosen at the Monday meeting. All ministers are urged to attend. Early settlers at Cape Town South Africa, were French Hu- gucnois fleeing religious persecution in 1688. be at propose to, since it will be leap year But "the new look" won't im prove with age, and neither wil the ladies who wear it. More, anc more they will come to realize why an open stadium attracts more people than a tent show Santa Claus will pension his reindeer and write an anonymous letler to the newspapers complain ing he had to pay $500 over the list price to get him a new auto mobile. Somewhere a woman driver will hear a knock in her car's motor, stop, open the hood and see coiled inside — a rattlesnake. (This has happened every year since Henry Ford quit playing marbles.) A member of the National Association of send John L omb, and George Bernard Shaw ivill again disclaim any responsi- from its creaking )ones across the television screen briefly, then return to the winding ;heet of oblivion. William Saroyan will compose a new play — this time in English— and the critics won't like it because they will be able to Bunder- stand it. ,. . At the opening of the Metropolitan Opera in Manhattan two society dowagers who spend the evening kicking a football around the bar lounge will lose the front page play to an actress who arrives escorted by a real ape dressed in a tuxedo and wearing a diamond in its forehead. A jury will set free a man accused of murdering an old friend who insisted on telling three venerable "talking dog" stones in a row. A man will get wealthy by inventing a radio gadget that filters out jokes about why Bing Crosby's racehorses never win. The "man of the year" .will be the one who finds something you can do with a penny besides weigh yourself. An atlempt to return cut plug to poouldi favoi by developing a new r bubble chewing tobacco ' ™i" *=>" About noon demonstrators tried to impede the trucks at the Piazza Argentina, two blocks from Com munist headquarters, but they were quickly dispersed by police The Ministry of Interior an nounced that 28 persons were arrested when demonstrators erected a road block on one of Rome's bridges in the Via Nomentana. Another 40 or 50 demonstrators, breaking one youth's leg and knocking down a woman who was selling black market cigarettes. Rome's black marketeers are not participating in the strike. Dispatches from Milan said that the stock exchange in that city was invaded again today by demonstrators, compelling it to suspend its session. In contrast to yesterday's almost complete paralysis of normal commercial activity, some cafes, bars and small shops opened for business. The Christian-Democrat section of the Chamber of Labor, which, opposed the strike but was voted down by the Communist-Socialist majority, continued to scatter leaflets today urging workers to stay numbers ol 20 objects that had been listed previously by members of the club. Mr. Peck listed 18 of the- 20 without hesitation, ..and teacher and student got a big tifmd from the club. It was disclosed that other Hope men taking the Dale Carnegie course are Vincent Foster and Donald Moore. Mr,, v Abbott listed four rules for a longer and happier life: 1. Rest each day, 2. Control your temper. 3. Don't worry. 4 Have complete faith in Almighty God. Two other positive rules he gave as follows: 1. Associate are enthusiastic. , V, fataliti with people who part, yesterday's on the job. For the most . crowds in Rome were good-natured, playing tag with police jeeps and kidding the policemen. But at some places, after they had considerable trouble with scampering bands of youngsters wearing Com munists badges and co^rs, the patience of police wore thin and they broke up crowds by charging them in their jeeps. ' Some in the crowds were reported to have suffered scratches and bruises in these charges. Communist leaders took a serijus view of tho incidents and icmonstrated with police. The government then withdrew the police riot squads and sent troops to the scene. will fail. manufacturers will .Lewis an eyebrow Five foreign nations will offer to lend money to the American government, but the letters will all be mailed on April Fool's Day. A musical diaper will be put on the market that plays "break the news' to mother" when the baby needs a change. All in all, however, bears will have more fun than people in 1948. They hibernate. VFW to Collect Scrap Paper Again Sunday Sunday, Dec. 14. between the hours of 2 and 4 p.m. the VFW will again collect scrap paper in Hope. This is the third of a series of drives. Funds derived from the sale., of paper will be applied to the VFW's new home on Highway 67. Place you paper, magazines or cardboard boxes on the porch or steps and they will be picked up. Press, 2 Force yourself to act enthusiastically even when you don't feel like it Other guests besides Mr- Abbott and Mi Peck today weie Rev. Stephen Cook, new pastor of Fus>t Piesbyterian chiuch; Hemy Stll- well of Texarkana, and Foy Hammons and Leo Ray, of Hope, KXAR Opens Broadcasting for Hope KXAR, Hope's new ladio station opened at noon today, broadcasting day and night on 1490 k c by authority of the Federal Communications Commission. The program opened with introductory music, "Donkey Serenade", a one-minute historical sketch, and the dedication by A. H. Washburn, president of Hope Broadcasting company. The Rev. S. A. Whitlow, pastor of Hope's First Baptist church, delivered the invocation, and the program was then turned over to Robeit L Mitchell, geneial manager who will operate TCXAB. GuebU at the building aie being mtei viewed thjoughout the day, and the program will run until sign oft at 11 tonight Transcribed greetings were heard ovei the an fiom Senator's John L McClellan and J W Fulbjight, and Congressman Oxen Harris. KXAR wUl begin itb full daily broadcast Satuiday, starting 9t 6 a m and lunmng until 11 pm — with hours of 7 am. to U p.m. on Sunday The station is a member of Mutual network and the Associated The current total of ,_ this year in all kinds of accidefi on scheduled airlines is 274. includes 20 passengers and 13 men killed in three accidetns H United States International Airline and 14 eiewmen and 11 other^pej^ sons killed during non-passengeR?! carrying flights, such as tra,' "" opeiatlons Two persons were killed pellers and one crew member ^ into the sea when an astro ' blew out and he was sucked, the ship by the rush of air_, In addition 32 passengers five crew members w ' * four accidents to non , commerical planes and eight': sons were killed in four ace* * on cargo flights ,t' Scheduled domestic airline ,-t he this year is estimated at*0.f 348,181 passenger - miles ' ~ volume p( plane - miles ..„ 520,614, each figure exceeding by five per cent. The estiri number of airline passenger*; 13,181,014, an increase ofV" eight per cent, A passenger Is the flight of one passeng^ mile „< * Both the record volume travel and the^Wgh num.be|j, fatalities reflect the use t>f 1 planes than were in service, I. „, or during the war- Four qt'! five scheduled flight cra**""*^' 198 lives Prior* to this „ _ ,.,„ svoist single domestic airhne hap claimed 25 lives ^ ^> Robert loGron* Is ElecUd Htod of Hope Country Club Robert LaGrone wos elected ] ident of the Hope Country last night at a board Other officers, include,' kins, viee-presjden,t Math, secretary,." Boaid of bert Graves, W. Robisofi, A Luck In a business 90 per cent ' dig a deea wftt* hnnse. * , l house. Novel Rieru.ttr to Pt In Hop« EocK Monday The Navy at Texarkana, nounced that a he at Hope,' The Navy 9t

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