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i^to v'rvr'"' -.^ Vv * irs Youth fill Miss iristmas the time Jn-three years, doc- aid today Forrest (Nubbins) frtian rnight not live until _istmas, 'ffabblng, Who won the heart of a with ,a courageous battle e three years ago, was back hofpital for treatment of the itne kidney ailment. parents, Mr, and Mrs. Marill Hoffman, Cheyenne, Wyo.. r ealfed for 1 blood donors last ight* Nubbins already has had tranfusion and his doctors said might be needing others soon. ^iliubbind, now six-year-old was 'I« -y *tricken with the usually fatal " kidney ailment three years ago. 'At that time his parents feared he t not' live until Christmas and arranged for Santa Cluas to Missouri Schools Get Funds for Cancer Research Washington, Dec. 15 — W) — Three : Missouri institutions were among 46" recipients of National Cancer Institute • grants for clinical and biological research announced by ; Dr. Thomas Parran, surgeon ieneral of the U. S. Public Health icrVice, The grants, totaling nearly $750,000, were made on the recommendation of the National Advisory Cancer Council. They included: Washington University School of ttenlislry (Dr. B. M. Levy), St. Louis, .$12,015; Midwest Research Institute (Dr. L. H. Goodson), Kansas City, $8,262; Ellis Fischel Slate Cancer Hospital (Dr. Juan A. Del RegatO), Columbia, Mo., $7,000. Or 'iHfliJte an early visit in November ;'iV» Gtfts 1 poured in from all parts of '"^ the.country. ,** v Nubbins began to show improve- ^'•»meht after an operation and last ^- f »urhmer he was permitted to play iv*twith,,lho neighborhood children for .. •>>' short periods. But he tired • easily PV^ajhdimost of the time he spent in a -little chair near a window where he'Cotild watch the children play. -v Ar Iiast September he was taken to ,itn6 hospital for lo more opera>; tions. His condition improved and *he,, Was discharged. Now he faces r slirg ; ery again. SK/JJ* v^His condition was better today |^«i and'his temperature was normal. |f iBut doctors said he faces another r j/Christmas in the hospital, if he sur- \yiv£s the operation. "<?His parents said they had made <>np plans for an early Christmas * this year. Shoe Firm Is Charged by Government Washington, Dec. 15 — (IP)— Attorney General Clark today charged the United Shoe Machinery Corporation of Boston with establishing.a monopoly in production of machinery for making shoes. Clark announced a civil antitrust suit was filed this morning in the U. S. District Court at Boston, under the Sherman Anti Trust act. A Justice Department statement said the suit seeks to compelthe corporation to sell all its plants used in manufacture of shoe factory supplies and some of its plants manufacturing shoe machinery and tanning "machinery" and to offer to sell its mchinery to shoe manufacturers instead of only leas- Arkonsan Named Notional Council Official Los Angeles, Dec. 15—(fl 1 )—Ralpb B. Jones. Arkansas Education Commissioner, was elected secretary of the National Council of Cn.ef Slate School officers at the organizations meeting here yesterday. ing, as it docs now, and to make available to its competitors ail patents and know-how relating to stiue mau/iinory." The announcement said the company manufactures over 9U per cent of mosi of the important types of shoe machinery "and is the only company in this country which can completely equip a shoe factory with all necessary machinery." The attorney general said the corporation's alleged monopoly "has destroyed tne independence of the shoe industry of the United Stales. Assistant Attorney General John R. Sonnelt, whose antitrust division was instructed by Clark several 'months ago to concentrate on any evidences of monopolistic practices in the food, clothing and housing fields, said in a statement that united shoe machinery corporation "has acquired 4,172 patents since 1930." "it uses only 363 of these in machines introduced since 1930," Sonnett asserted. "Most of its patents have been laid away on me shelf. "United has compelled manufacturers to use obsolete shoe machinery, -thus retarding the introduction of mass production techniques in the manufacture of shoes and preventing reductions in shoe manufacturing costs by the use of modern machinery." ; o About one-third of the American people live in areas without public libraries. aw- A LASTING• -IN-VE'STMENT IN < t (MA M. RAD I O THE MACNAVOX GEORGIAN 'Automatic record changing, short wave . FM optionally^' $325 5 n PH a if ONOGRAPH Jn this magnificent radio-phonograph are combined all the wonders of modern radio science, and furniture designs to delight the most discriminating buyer. Compare Magnavox with all others, in tone, in beauty and in value, now on display at Melody Shop Modern Music Store TEXARKANA HOFE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Monday, December 15, 1947 O Reddest of "the French Reds Army Recruits Can Select Assignments M/Sgt. Person in charge of Hcmpslcad and Nevada County U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force 'Ke- I cruiling Station has received au- j thority from 4th Army headsuar- I ters to enlist former service men \ icr direcl assignment to the following listed camps, posts and stations in the <Hh Army area. Army & Navy General Hospital Hot Springs, Arkansas. Brook Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Camp Hood Texas, Ft. bill, Oklahoma, William Beaumont General Hospital. El Paso, Texas and 1't. Bliss. Texas. Any one enlisting under this au- Ihorily will be given a furlough so he can remain at home during the holidays if he so desires, also any man enlisting within 90 days ^from dale of last discharge will be i paid a re-enlistment bonus at the rate of $50 per year for each year of aclive service. Complele information on this opportunity can be obtained at the Army and Air .force Recruiting Slalion located in Ihe City 'Han, hope or phone U15. o Russia's Inflation Step Is No Cause for Excitement; U.S. May Soon Be in Same Shape Truman Surrounded by symbols of Russian communism, Jacques Duclos leader of the French Communists, exhorts his followers during a Paris celebration commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution. Duclos, signer of the pact creating the new world-wide."Cominform," is believed to be the power behind the Communist-inspired strikes which have paralyzed Parisian transit and sanitation systems. Here and There an Arkansas Jonesboro, Ark., 'Dec. 15 — (-P)— One of three members of a Jonesboro family charged with first degree murder in the slaying of a w'egro employe was to go on trial in Craighead Circuit court here today. Walter Montague, 54, and Byrnis Montague, 44, brothers, and! their sister, Gladys Montague, oVners and operators of the Jonpsboro Transfer and Warehouse co.nipany, are accused in the shooting of Ralph Donaldson, 30, last Sept. 21. r i'he prosecution indicated Walter, accused of doing the actual shooting, Would be tried first. Little Rock, Dec. 15 —(jP)—Estab- lishment of a farm labor voters' league anl re-election of H. L. Mitchell, Memphis, as president featured closing sessions ol the 14th annual convention of the National Farm Labor Union here last week'- edn. • Mitchell said the farm voters' league, working with the American Federation of Labor's educational and policy league, would endorse candidates, where deemed proper and furnish local groups with candidates' records and views on labor matters. Go-Getter Bauxite, Dec. 15 —(#)—A light airplane crashed into an apartment 'puilding at the Pine Haven housing project near Bauxite yesterday, injured the craft's two occupants, one critically. Vernon W. Fulcher, 30, the pilot, suffered a fractured skull and a broken leg. Roy V. Thomason, 28, suffered leg and arm fractures. The fliers were said to have been flying low over their own homes here when, Thomason, reported, "something went wrong with the controls." Stuttgart, Dec. 15 — (/Pj—A Stuttgart man again has been acclaimed the nation's best duck caller. J. E. Gartner, 51, was selected by six out - of - state judges for the $1,000 first prize in the annual National Duck Calling contest here Saturday. Rogers, Dec. 15 )— The of J. Wesley Sampler has been entered inlo talk concerning next year's Arkansas gubernatorial campaign — but Sampler himself. The l-cogers attorney and former state commander of the American Legion confirmed in a formal statement Saturday that he was "seriously considering becoming a candidate for governor." All Little Rock, athe Arkansas Democrat reported that Governor Lariey's promised announcement of his plans probably would be make in an address at Fort Smith next Friday. Washington, Dec. 15 — (i?\ —Senator Fullbright of Arkansas has ap- poinlcd John H. Yingling, S^arcy, Ark., as his legislative' assistant, effective Jan. 1. A graduate of the University of Arkansas and a navy veteran of World War tow, Yingling luis been a civilian attorney for the Navy Department since his discharge. Paragould, Dec. 15 —(/Pi—A mistrial resulted in the trial of Dr. u. R. McClure, Paragould physician, on a charge of second degree murder in connection with an alleged abortion preceding the death of Mrs. Allene Janes, 21, last May. The j.iry reported after three and a half hours of deliberation Saturday night lhat it was hopelessly deadlocked, 8 lo -i. without disclosing whether the majority favored conviction or acquittal. Little Roi-k. Dec. 13 — (IP) — Prosecutor Edwin 15. Dunaway did nol predict lhal an otherwise unidentified murder investigation probably would be culminated soon, he declares. Dunaway was quoted yesterday as haying told Cicuit Judge Gus Fulk, in asking for a postponement of scheduled cases, that he was busy on a murder case which was "at a stage where it must be solved within the next few days or possibly not at all." (The bludgeon slaying lasl month of B. L. Barnhojse, -47. manager of the LilUe Rock Piano company, is listed us unsolved J The prosecutor said he mentioned he was "working on a muv Washington, Dec. 15 —(/P)—President Truman told congressional leaders today he will have a message for Congress this week on long-range European recovery aid. This assures that the legislators will have the message for study during their vacation between the end of the current special session end the opening oi' Ihe' regualr session Jan. G. Plans are lo adjourn the special session Friday. Both Republican and Democratic eadors were called to the White House lo hear Mr. Truman's plans. The president's talk with the group, lasted bill 15 minutes. Leaving the parley, Senator Van- cerberfi (R-Mish). presiding officer of the senate, told reporters: "The president wanted to notify is he will have his message on .ong-range recovery ready for sub- nission this week. "He wanted lo know our adjournment plan because he wants to .sub- nil the message before we leave. "There was no decision as to -vhen i':u: message will reach U3 but with adjournment of the special session set lor Friday, the message will arrive prior to that date." Vanderberg added lhal Mr. Truman did not give the group any details of the message. Others attending the conference were Senator White (R-Mei, the senate majority leader; Senator Barkley (D-Ky). minority leader, and Senator Connally (D-Tex), minority leader of the foreign re- .ations cc:nmillee; House Speaker Martin (R-Mass), Chairman Eaton (R-Nj) of the House Foreign Affairs committee: Representative Halleck (R-Incl) House majority leader; Representative Rayburn, (D-Tex), House minority leader, and Representative Bloom (D-Nyl, ranking minority leader of the House foreign affairs committee. From the White House, the leaders went back to the capitol where plans were laid to speed final action on a measure approving $597,000,000 of emergency aid By DeWITT MacKENZIE AP Foreign Affiars Analyst There is no occasion for excitement, among either friends jobs in Russia, in Moscow's announcement oi decision to devalue the ruble as a counter-measure against the 'inflation which as beset the country. Inflation isn't a malady which attaches itself to any particular form of economy, but is as common as measles in these unhealthful postwar days. Even mighty America has a rash and the sniffles. So we shouldn't jump to conclusions about the seriusness of the Soviet sickness, despite the fact that a fortnight ago rumors of the forthcoming devaluation precipitated $75,000 in U. S. Currency Found by Lumbermen Manila, Dec. 15. — (XP) —Seventy-five thousand dollars in tattered United States currency was found under a lumber pile by laborers in the inactivated American naval air base near Cebu, in the Central Philippines. Investigating officials said they believed the money, found in a locked briefcase, was part of naval base funds stolen in 1945. Several navy men were jailed for the theft. Mrs. Hilda Gerold, 4G-year-old widow of New York Cily, has a grievance against one Jack Glotzer and tells the world about it with the sign she carries as she pickets his home. Objcrt: matrimony. ails Chinese Boord Ship end &ob Passengers • Hong Knnfi, Dec. 15 — (IP) — Pirates boarded the 4.552-ton Dutch passenger ship Van Hcut/.. robbed the passengers of cash and jewelry valued at hundreds of thousands o£ Hons Kong dollars and escaped in commandeered junks to- A. H. Elston, director of criminal inveslifialion. announced the vns- sel was looled and controlled by the pirates for about 15 hours after it was about fou hours out of Hong Kong yesterday on a trip to Swatow. Chinese port about 180 miles northeast of here. The vessel returned today to Hong Kong and Elston questioned cr.T-w members and passengers and had a rcndevous with confederate at Bias Bay. They took over Ihe ship at gunpoint and searched it from bow lo stern, holding the captain and officers in the ship's molor'ooat. Al Chi Leng point Ihe pirates left, the vessel in the junks and permilled Ihe captain to' row back to the ship. —— Q_ __ The population of Europe more for France, China. Italy, Austria, and Chairman Vandenberg (R-Mich) of the Senate Foreign Relations committee told reporters the emergency bill — representing a compromise between House and Senate versions of the winter relief program — might be cleared by both Houses during the day and sent to Mr. Truman's desk. But even with this measure out of the way. new efforts were in prospect to trim the money outlay by means of the all-important appropigation legislation. There were reports that a cut ranging between $50,000,000 aad $100,000,000 or more, would be recommended than doubled between 1900. 1800 and to the House by its appropriations committee. On lop of this, Mr. Truman seemed likely to learn at first hand, from Republican and democratic chieftains that the long-range Marshall plan is in for considerable controversy before it can be brought to a final decision in the regular session of Congress starting in January. At about tne same time there were reports that this country, concerned over the recent disorders in Italy stemming from Communist-led strikes, was arranging to ship machine guns, rifles and ammunition to bolster the stripped- down Italian army and auxiliary police force. These reports drew no official comment, but il was learned lhal officials are considering extending such military assistance by means of a credit for the purchase of surplus war goods. This would not require congressional action, a welcome situation to the ad- minislralion, which already faces at least two likely fights over Ihe Marshall plan. Russia as providng that belief. support for WHY GET UP NIGHTS DUE TO KIDNEYS? FLUSH THEM OUT THIS DOCTOR'S WAY • If you get up nights—have frequent desire to pass your water—but have only scanty passages—yes, and have backache, due to excess acidity in the urine, be glad you're reading this: Three generations ago Dr. Kilmer, a famous doctor, found hundreds of his patients with this trouble. Painstakingly he made a medicine of 16 herbs, roots, vegetables, balsams—Nature's own way to relief. He,called it "Swamp-Root" and millions of grateful men and women have taken it—often with amazing results. Swamp-Root goes right to work to Ruah out kidneys . : . increases flow of urine, helping relieve excess acidity ... so the irritated bladder gets a good flushing out, too. Many report getting a good night's sleep after the first few closes. Caution: take as directed. For free trial supply, send to Dept. T, Kilmer & Co., Inc., Box 1255, Stamford, Conn. Or—get full-sized bottle of Swamp- Root today at your drugstore. Wilmington. N. C., Dec. 15—(UP) -An exhausted duck huliUi 1 Isilcl a grim lale here today of his 1'ulile all-night attempt to keep two companions alive by holding them above near-freezing water alter their boat capsized. Avery ^Herring, 20, was in "fair" condition' al a hospital here'. He was found half-frozen yesterday in a marsh beside the lifcUjas biidies of Albert Jones, 27. and Zachary Thomas Pae, 34. All three were from Wilmington. Their boat overturned afler dark, Herring sakl, and Ihey tried to wade ashore into . Ihe sea-side marshes near Kure's Beach. But Jones' boots were soon sucked off by the clinging mud and his baie feel became so sore he was unable to walk. Ehen Herring and Pae tried to carry Jones, Pae became exhausted and the three sat down to rest. Then the ticle began rullini; in. Herring said, and lie and Pae tried to hold Jones above the water Again Pae collapsed. Hervin;; tried 1o hold the exhausted bodies of both his companiuns above the ris-j ing water. j But Jones died, Homm;' ,s;,;d, j and a few hours later Pae a died. A professional fisherman :'ou Herring and Ihe bodies early y. terday. der case," but lhat he jnade no • prediction as to when ii would i.e- solved. He declined u> disekise U) i what case he referred. Jonesboro, Dec. 15 —(.'Pi—Waller | Montague. 54, went on trial in i Circuit Court here today on a jirst degree murder charge in cunnec-1 tion with the fatal shooting of' Ralph Donaldson. 30. Negro em- ploye of a transfer company operated by Montague. Only four jjrors had been selected to hear the case al 1100*1. The I regular venire was exhausted and Circuit Judge Z.il 0. Harn.M.n directed lhat a special venire be empaneled ihi.s afternoon. Walter etc.. picking up at second graph previous. The dodo bird gets Us name from Ihe Portugese "duodo," "simpleton." just arrived ... and at temporary head- e Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Phone 392 or 336-J In'our New Home Locaied at *^*"i*Ti » ^ * -, 222 East 3rd Street Me Pherson iance Company Your Frigidaire Dealer ou :^1^t^^^ " - . < *.'*-' \ J * ' \,«-< ,<">&'' wild buying of durable goods of all v sorts, ranging from clothing to choice China. Naturally the Russian man-in- fi the street and his family are far from happy to have the ax applied to their savings. The Moscow radio said the exchange rale for cash will be as high as ten old rubles for one of the new issue, and a ninety per cent slash in hard- earned savings is tough. There's some easement of the hardship in the qualification thatr* for desposit in savings banks, *~ amounts up to 3,000 rubles will be exchanged al the even rate of one for one. Also, the government promises that rationing will be abolished on all food and industrial goods this month. The offcial decree regarding dc- valualion said lhat the new currency is necessary because wartime monetary issues and a ilood of false rubles put out by invading German troops inflated the economy so that some goods have / oeen selling for 10 to 15 times their (.' prewar price. The decree also aims at speculators who have been "accumulating great amounts of money, aiming at profits at the expense of the population." When the so-called "panic buying" began some folk hastily decided that Russian economy was collapsing. However, close observers declined, to adopt this thesis. U. S. Under Secretary of State Rober A. Lovelt lold the Senate Appropriations committee that the.,, situation didn't indicate a break-! : down of Sovet economy, and that it would be a mistake to attach too much importance to the Russian buying spree. Of course this appraisal has to do with the current situation in Russia, and has no bearing .on what may develop there in the future. The fact thai Ihere is inflation in Ihe Soviel Union now obviously doesn'l prove lhal the communist system of economy can't be mode to work, any more than inflation in the United Slalcs proves f - t lhal an economy based on private-• enterprise is wrong. So far as the economy of Communism is concerned, only time will demonstrate exactly what effect it will have on Russia and the countries which Moscow has •brought under Red Domination. One thing seems clear, and this is thai a totalitarian government can make any sort of economy — no matter how extreme—work for a time. We saw Mussolini do it: We saw Hitler do it, and we have seen the Muscovilcs do it. Few ( ) things are beyond a police slale which has Ihe power of life and dealh over ils subjects and can make them use beans for cash if il wants to. However, the fact that an economy can be made lo work under duress doesn'l prove to be good, Ihere are many economisls of the western world who believe strongly that the Communist economy will blow vtp in clae course. But there seems to be little disposition lo accept Ihe present inflation in Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex. H. Washburn The Line Is Drawn Between East and West in Germany Yesterday the London conference bf foreign ministers which was to vrite a permanent peace for Gerany ended in disaster—just as the aris and Moscow conferehces did. But there is a finality about this lone that would be ominous except the fact that whenever a single elects to stand against the world, knowing full« well p^What usually happens to such a ^nation, it can be suspected of bluff- Jng u Russia broke up the London con- ft-icnce by pursuing to the bitter end her opposition to everything i^that Great Britain, France and the _ led Slales agreed to. Russia /"cal ried her • opposition to such J&lengths that British Foreign Min- •iistei Ernest Bevin looked 1 across 1 H the table at Molotov and said: ',,!* Over Germany we want a rea < ./agreement, not a sham agreemen \ i We want a central German >*'government, but not a centralizec ^ycgime which could again become \ a dictatorship. Above all we do no „ twant a puppet government incap . able of moving except as strings •are jerked by the occupying owers." It is presumed that the Russians, now occupying all of eastern Ger- minv, have a natural thirst for power, and therefore they are persisting in refusing to agree to a ' peace treaty which would set up a , civilian government for Germany and compel the Red troops to letue. Hope Star « WtATHM this aftemoo*K«id er \VednesdayfJ ture tonlgft north td ft* 49TH YEAR: VOL. 49 — NO. 54 Star a* Hep* lift; Pi*n 1*a7, Coiuolldatwl January IS, 1»2» HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1947 (AP)—Means Associated Pratt (NEA)~Means Newspaper Enterpffie Au'n. 3 Youths Rob Local Station of $45 in Cash Three yooths whose ages range from 17 to 21 years were turned over to Hempstead officers late yesterday following their arrest at Prescott earlier on' charges of robbing the cash drawer at a local service station of $45. » Local police said two of the youth looted the cash drawer at Taylor's Service Station, West Third Street, while a third watched at attendant service the car, a I stripdown Model A Ford. Police listed their names as: Car 'Deal' Through Surplus Property Dealers Brings Resignation of WAA Officials Subpoena May Get Name of Grain Traders Washington, Dec. 16 — (UP)— Two of three high War Assets administration officials who admitted they bought new cars through a "magical" surplus property deal er have resigned, it was disclosed today. The third, Brig. Gen. James A. Mollison, is leaving his post as associate War Assets Administrator to return in the next few days to active duty in the air force. Chairman Ross Rizley, R., Okla., of a House investigating subcommittee, who told the three officials ' G. But the natural effect of Russian stubbornness is to require the other Allies, principally the United % States, lo help support the German •iooi le instead ol! putting them "ogclher as a nalion once more and lolling thorn to support themselves. ' This is the real issue, and on 'this the Russians must be run* mng a monumental bluff. For they "• know as well as we do that Ihe rest of Ihe world simply isn't going to support Germany while the iRu cc ians gorge Ihemselves off that ill-fated land. If there's going to be an East t West division it may lead to many ^things that are unpleasant but still "hoit of actual war. We can expect a severance of trade with Russia, a complete stoppage of travel and ^ other intercourse—until the rising tide of internal difficulties persuades the Russians themselves N. Rochelle, aged 21. of Los Angeles; Richard M. Wilson 17, and Robert Newton Holdbrook, 18, both of Atlanta, Ga. Shortly after the youths drove off the station attendant missed the money and notified authorities. They were arrested at Prescott by Nevada County Sheriff Otis Langston and returned to Hope for prosecution by Milton Mosier of the Arkansas State Police and .two members of the city police force. The $45 was recovered following a search which revealed the bills in a package of cigarettes. The youths will be given a preliminary hearing next Monday in municipal court. , last week they should be fired', said his inquiry into war assets operations is "just getting start- Pitch Bottle Reported in Jerusalem A war assets spokesman said Administrator Jess Larson has not decided what action to take on written resignations of John H. Carey and Herschel V. Benedict. Carey is deputy administrator, and Benedict associate deputy administrator, of the agency's aircraft parts and electronics dispos al division. The agency spokesman said Mol- .ison, who held the war assets post on assignment from the army made public more than six weeks ago his plan to return now to the- air force. Mollison said he probably will leave tomorrow. • At a hearing Friday the three said they ordered cars through A. I. Lodwick, head of Lodwick Aircraft Industries, Lakeland, Fla. Committee Counsel Edmond Donohue said Lodwick got $28,000,000 in surplus aircraft parts from war assets. As an agenl he sells these at 40 per cent commission. The officials said Lodwick's Continued on Page Two o By JACK BELL Washington, Dec. 16— (ff)— Senators may answer with a subpoena any administration refusal to make public the list of grain market speculators which Harold E. Stas- that they trail. are on an. impossible* * i * BY JAMES THRASHER The Junkets Pay Off A lot of jokes were -made about •he congressional junkets to Europe ^ast summer. But, in the light of recent events, friends of the Marshall plan may have to concede thai Ihese junkets were a good investment of the public money whi- Jerusalem, Dec. 16 —(/P)—Hagana headquarters al Tel Aviv reported todoy that a Hagan force had surrounded a uniformed and "heavily armed" band of Arabs at Yark- ona, five miles north of Petah Tiqva, and that a pitched battle was taking place. A spokesman for the Jewish defense forces said the Arab band, which he described as "a large force," was -believed to be a scouting party from the Arab* village Ship Again Sails of Tulkarm. The Arabs were first observed north of Tel Aviv and were pursued northward by Hagana fighters, finally taking refuge in several abandoned .houses: on the outskirts of Yarkona. An official announcement said three Arabs and one Jew wounded in previous indicents died today, boosting the Holy and death toll to 253 since the decision to parti- ch saved the European Recovery lion Palestine on Nov. 29. The death " ' ---'- -•-' '— toll for the entire Midle East stood at 374. In the Yarkona fight, which opened the 17th consecutive day of Arab - Jewish block-letting, Hagana said the "larger part" of the Arab band had been "destroyed." Other Jewish sources said the oft-broken water pipeline to the Negeb (southern desert) had been sabotaged again during the night. Program from costly delay or im potence. The aid program cleared its first big hurdle in the House of Representatives by only 26 voles. That hurdle was" an amendment which would have forbidden the buying of ^my material for slop-gap assilance Qtf it were in short supply here at home. The result might have 'been vutually no assistance at all, if the House had its way. And it took a lot of informed talk and a sharp split in the majority party to avoid it. Much of this informed talk came from reprcsenlalives who had seen Ihe European situation at first hand during the summer recess. It was evident from Ihe dcbale that most o£ them had arrived overseas with their minds and eyes op^n, and lhat they had done some ^studious sighl-seeing in Iheir travels. Thhis allilude was nol Irue of all the junketccrs. Travel does nol always broaden. The contrast between foreign and American thought, customs, viewpoinl and general way of life can turn some travelers more sour than ever on anything thai isn't American. Il not only can but it has. All of us have see.n it in soldiers who were sta- lioiied in Europe. We have at least ^•ead about it in some congress-men. W3ut Ihese lasl are in the minority. Thanks lo Ihe speed and casualness of air prnprialion were probably more congressmen who had seen what they were talking about in a foreign-policy discussion than ever before. These returned travelers had talked to Italian farmers and French workers. They had looked into coal mines and factories. They had seen the produce and prices in city markets. Communist strength and.me- In Cairo, the foreign ministers premiers and of the seven Arab states prepared to wind up their "war conference" tonight and said they would issue a statement at the close of the meeting. Syrian Premier Jamil Mardam bey was quoted in Cairo dispatches as saying the announcement would be a "decisive" one. travel—plus some ap- expense money—Ihere Youth Admits Killing His Sister Hong Kong, Dec. 16 — (/P) — The Dutch passenger ship Van Heutz —raided by Chinese pirates who cidnaped six voyagers yesterday— sailed dauntlessly out of port again :oday for Swatow. Aboord the 4,522-ton vessel was its full complement of 1.600 passengers. But this time to buck the buccaneers were seven well armed guards. . , .. , ••; The"-Van -Heutz was-.defenseless yesterday. About 25 pirates.leisure- ly roamed her decks and gathered up loot valued by a ship's officer at a half-million U. S. dollars. The freebooters carried off six pas- senters for ransom, presumable to some hideaway on Bias Bay, 30 miles northeast of this British colony. The Van Heutz returned to port. Shinning officials said the boarding of the Van Heutz was the latest instance of a postwar resurgence of piracy plaguing coastal shipping lanes. Singapore and Hong Kong are reported the main plotting sta- ;ions of pirates, who are using modern methods. They are reported to be operat- ng a modern intelligence system. Officials said most pirates apparently travel as well dressed passengers, seizing control of a ship at some predetermined point where confederates lie in wait. That is what seems to have happened in the Van Heutz raid. Bias Bay is a notorious hideoul for Chinese sea raiders. From 1922 lo 1928, thirty-four ships ranging from small junks to steamers of more than 2,000 tons fel victims lo coastal pirates. The raids reached a peak in 1923 during troubled mainland conditions. One of the boldest buccaneers during the raiding rush was an unidentified Chinese woman who took sen claims includes the names oi "government insiders." Senator Ferguson (R-Mich) told a reporter that if the Senate Appropriations committee is denied ac cess to the names of large traders he will seek a subpoena to obtair the list either from government records or from individual brokers "If we can't get it the easy way from the' government, we can take •he long way and get it from the brokers." the Michigan senatO: declared. Meanwhile, Secretary of Agri culture Anderson, who has the in formation the committee wants, i known to have conferred privately \vith Chairman Bridges (R-NH). Bridges declined 'to comment on the outcome, but there were strong indications that Anderson may refuse officially to make the names public. J. M. Mehl, adminislratior for the commodities exchange au- Ihorily of which Anderson is a member, already has told the committee he believes the law forbids his giving the names to Congress. Bridges and .Ferguson have dis-: puled this, with indications that a formal demand will be made on Anderson. Pending the outcome, committee experts have been conduction an inquiry intp reports that some persons connected with the Agriculture Departmenl have been active in market trading. Stassen, a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, told a news conference yesterday that he believes President Truman himself should make public the list of market operators. The former Minnesota governor added that any government officials found to have Money Change Hits Thousands of Russians By DONALD J.' GONZALES Washington, Dec. 16 — (UP) — Dissatisfaction is certain to result n Russia over the new currency :hanges but it would be folly to be- ieve the action will jeopardize the Soviet regime, state department of- "icials said today. Officials who have a first-hand knowledge of Russia said thousands upon thousands of Russians, jrincipally in the peasant classes, ost large amounts of their ruble holdings under the new exchange rates. Although the Soviet decree was aimed at speculators, Russian farmers and the man-in-the-street were said to have suffered financially in these ways: 1. A large segment of the Russian population has never adopted a practice of putting money in banks. Currency in Soviet pockets and in hiding places now is deemable at only one new ruble for ten old ones. Currency held in U. S., Britain, France Work on Plan to Unify Western Germany Without Red Help I Red Papers Blame West With Failure London, Dec. 16—(#>)—Newspapers in the Russian sphere generally blamed the Western powers today for the breakdown of the Big Four conference, while most of those in Western Europe turned a cusing voices against Moscow. newspapers were The Russian licensed German gloomy. Taegliche Rundschau in Berlin charged "Marshall blew up the conference." Most British ; editorials accused the Russians of forcing the conference into a deadlock. The London Daily : Worker and L'Humanite of ,, both Commu- " n i s t s, streamered: "Marshal" breaks up Big Four." banks up to 3,000 rubles is ex- Izvestia of Moscow said the Wes By JOHN M. HIOHTOWER London, Dec. 16 — WI — The ! nited States, Britain and France •orked today on tentative plans or economic consolidation of west- rn Germany, whose industrial po- ential may be a major factor in ne European recovery program. Diplomatic sources said the fail- re of the conference of foreign mnisters will intensify efforts to peed the reconstruction of west- rn Germany-. . Easter Germany is ccupied by Russia. Exploratory conversations will egin tonight at a dinner given by rench Foreign Minister Georges Bidault, who told a news confer nee he would accept a merger ot le three zones of western Germany provided it was profitable to ""'ranee. Bidault said he made the tinner engagement with Secretary f State Marshal a week ago. The informants said Marshall et his staff of German advisers to work early today drafting propos als which he might tentatively ad ance to Bidault for the merger of he French zone with the British ind American zones, now that the :our-power organization of all^Ger changeable without loss. 2. During the recent buying panic in Moscow and other cities, thousands of Russians withdrew their savings from banks in the hope of escaping losses. Under the governments decree, they are chief losers. 3. Those who withdrew rubles spent them on luxury goods thus wiping out their chances of pur- cnasing additional amounts of food and other necessities. One official, who has served in the American embassy in Moscow, said the Soviet government's decree will be followed by "a lot of dissptisvaction, apathy and grumb- ing." but. he added: "The Soviet people are used to lardship such as this and they also iiioW that any troule they might try'to stir up would only backfire.' been speculating -in gtainS; er commodities should be fired. /'It's not enough that they' 1 are getting out of the market, as I am told they are doing," Stassen said. "They ought to get out of the government." tern powers had .: hamstrung the conference, while "trying to lay the responsiblity on the Soviet Union." The Russian News agency Tass said the U. S. ;and Great Brit ain "unwittingly exposed them selves in the unbecoming role o forces who are- hampering interjia tional cooperation." In Czechoslovakia, on the '. Rec fringe of Europe, the first assess ment was that the breakdown wa serious but not necessarily tragic The Social Democratic Pravo Lidi of Prague said . "the forces o peace and cooperation must wi ^ many has been ruled out, for mmediate future, at least, by the the breakdown of the Big Four talk and Army • By WILLIAM F. ARttOOAllj ., «»..... arv . M vvv>,tt*w< rlouse AppropraltiShs ( ,« OT .^«. today made an' $88,000,000 f»ettt ! the emergency foreign, " * ""' gram and slashed -from 000 to $230,000,000 o fund , asked for government' and felie in occupied area's". * *,< t ''* f ^','Jfl It sent to the House*, II providing $509,000,000,', •«*-* France. Italy, and. Austria >/< pared with the $597,000,000 ministration asked. ; '. • Nothing was recommended^ China. Only yesterday, Congress President Truman leglslatiL. proving a f597,000,000,^|ft : 5Si'i help to the three «—-'——** tries and China, ; v _ r called congress • into special sion Nov. 17 and askedL^SOT.OL lo help France, 'Italy 'artdj,»Ai>! get through the> winter' and*" 1 communism. * ^' >v 3 *' >*; < •^",The bill'serit to^th'e pwisr viK here. Bidault held a news conference .n which he said there "will conversations to see where be we stand" on western Germany In the near future. "This is only one aspect of the entire German question," Bidault said, "but we (the Three Western over leadership of a gang her husband was slain. after Many Kiddies Talk to Santa Hope kiddies and those from surrounding communities continue to pour out a long list of wants to Santa Glaus daily via long distance telephone. Even in the downpour Monday noon several children braved the storm to talk with Santa and be reassured that he would be in Hope in person on Monday, December 22. Santa requested this morning that time be made available for the negro children on these long distance calls and both calls on Thursday of this week have been reserved for the negro children. These calls are made twice a day al 12:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. from Santa's headquarters across the Reports reaching the State department in the wake of the Soviet decree disclosed that it was accompanied by a stepped-up propaganda campaign in Russia attacking capitalism—"where prices are rising and wages are being held down." This line was accompanied by assurances that the currency switch would be the "last sacrifice" to be asked of the Russian, people as a result of the war. '. .;Despite the announced reduction ^vsome. P»ces..and elimination of rationing, experts - •:on Soviet' af-' fairs poijnted out that prices are still higher in Russia than they are in the United States. Soviet wages, on the other hand, are lower. The average Soviet worker's monthly wage was said to be about 450 rubles. This amounts to about ?90 at the official exchange rate of 5.3 rubles to $1. American factory workers in September earned an average of $201.80, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. On the basis of new prices posted in Moscow yesterday, a Soviet buyer will pay about 54 cents for 2.2 pounds (one kilogram) of black bread and $1.40 for the same amount of white bread. A similar amount of white bread in this coun- ry would cost about 36 cents. . o- LocalC of C Drive to Continue Vincent Poster's "Green Frogs" took a jump yesterday in the current Chamber of Commerce membership drive to assume the lead in this contest which is to continue throughout the month. Mr. Foster The Swedish newspaper Stock holms-Tidningen . commented tha "the partition of our continent now seems to be a fact for an indefinite time, x x x It is difficult to know if the failure in London should be described as a hopeless disaster or with a feeling of relief. At least the situation is clear now." Meanwhile, Westernroriented political, parties in Germany charged the Russians and German Communists with clamping down new restrictions on political liberties m ' and the Soviet ' -'..occupation- Social Democratic , Party ' ' Berlin zone. The said it hoped the', conference failure would riot mean; the end °f hopes for.- a^uniified-. GeB,jp^ny^ : ^ i Western'-corit'rpiiled y'fiew'spapers: in Germany declared Soyiej;: Foreign -Minister"V. M.- Molotov's attack on the United States, Britain, and France had shattered chances of success in the conference, Jn Brussels, Belgium, the Socialist newspaper Le Peuple commented that yesterday was "a hard day for peace." powers) mjst find some way of Continued on Page Six o , Hamby Trails by 2 Votes in Prescott By The Associated Press,, A '$ One South Arkansas mayor,"was renominated over^, opposition, t and, another almost was, .renomlnated; despite his ..announced' desire v to r re tire after 36 years in office. i r in city primaries yesterday. »"- VV At Monticelo V. B.' McCloy, the incumbent, defeated Jim nyy Adams, 389 to 306. . ', , »v At Prescott Mayor Randolph J?. Hamby, who "announced repeatedly he did-not jvaji*' " * gave congressional approva the idea of aid and set $587,' as the maXimuiti , which; eti provided. Separate legislation 1 „ required to provide the funds. : ;Ihat is the bill the'Comrnlttee-hastnT ' recommended,,'', .''.,,"'! t«-^ «'vT> v While the committee recommei ed no funds for China, .it-said'^U $88,000,000 reduction woald leave'' reserve for use in ' China event an aid program- is there. ' v( 'Here is what Mr. Truman askel for the European countries ' 'ant what the committee recommended; France, asked $328,000,000," 'rel ommended 262,000,000; Italy" askc $211,000,000, recommended ^ $1?' 000.000- Austria;-asked $58,000',fl Technically, the COIXM " not stipulate h(?w^ the ,.,,.,_, of emergency aid should be distf uted,<but based itsjcuts on,the/£ , thtf amount tqr/. items ,j n emergency r 000,0,00 of the It "'- . was only two votes 'behind, , Vard, the successful candidate. Ward- received 420 votes; Hamby 418, Hamby was entered in the primary by friends. > Wren Scott, city treasurer, wps defeated for renomlnation by Odell Garrett, 443 to 296. Recorder L. M. Cummings was re-elected over Nashville Man Elected Head of State AEA Little Rock, Dec. 16— (fP)— Cecil Shuffield has been elected president of 'the Arkansas Education Association to succeed Roy Nelson of Hughes. Balloting was by amil . Silas Snow of Crossett was elect ed vice president. Directors elected include Fred Moore of Pine Bluff. Members also aproved several minor changes in the AEA constitution. James Yancey, 422 to 408, Aldermen nominated; .' Ward I, Jewell White and Jesse Porter; Second— Oren Ellsworth and Floyd Grain; Third— J. D. Cornish and J. A. Cole; Fourth — J, H: Langley and Lee Lemmerhirt. ' - O - ; - ) Soil Conservation Film Viewed by Kiwanians Emory A. Thompson presented a film on soil conservation at the regular Tuesday luncheon ' of the Klwanis Club. Guests of -the club were Charles Arrnitage: of Hope, C. Hannibal of Little Rock, Elyon Holt of Dangerfield, Texas and. Deloes Griffin of Murfreesboro, Ark. •The largest reductlorftwasi; iund fgr arm'y goverhnient ai lief'in occupied areas, amol to 53 per^cent'-f "•-"^V'!',^: The committee cut $137^000,1 from the army's request for'S237i1 000,000 for food and relief,in;**" British occupied zone of .Ger and trimmed $123,000,000(iron^, and relief (estimates for«*.Unli States occupied! areas in Gfei " Japan and Korea. street from the Rialto Theatre in downtown Hope. jkhods were part of the scene in ^vhich they found themselves. In- llaiion and the black markel were more than abstract terms. British socialism, British austerity, and the bitier, chaolic problem lhal is Germany were not simply words, but vivid recollections. Not all Ihe summer sojourners saw all these things, of course, or reacled the same to them. Noi did they provide all the support for slop-gap aid. Bui the majority seemed agreed thai quick and ^ufficienl help is needed. 9 They probably also realized, as well as Ihe lillle-spenders and no- Conlinued on Pane Two "~~ •—Q —- J 20 Years Ago Today Dec. 16, 1927 The Dairy Development Corn- mitlce mailed oul 750 blanks to farmers who were urged to mail them in within 10 days. Purpose of Ihe committee is to establish a cheese plant in Hope. Already the ^cmmittee has shown a lolal of 4000 ^•ows within a 25 mile radius of Hope— Another project creating widespread interest in the Chamber of Commerce's Essay Conlest on "Why I Trade in Hope". The contest is confined lo high school slu- dents—"Ben Hur" wilh Ramon Novarro and Francis X. Bushman is coming to the Saenger—The Goodfellow's fund has reached a total of $184—Men's shirts were adver tised at §1.00 and up. Las Animas, Colo., Dec. 16 IP) —Sheriff L. E. Brookshire said oday a 12-year-old boy, had con- 'essed kiling his 16-year-old sister with a .22 calibre rifle "because she was always nagging me about Dringing in the fuel." Brookshire said the youth, Jimmy Melton, signed a confession shortly after midnight that he had shot his sister. Phyllis Marie, as she sat on a divan in their frame home looking at snapshots. "I never liked her anyway," Brookshire quoted the boy as saying. "She was always nagging me about bringng in Ihe fuel." Brookshire and Depuly Dislrict Attorney Fred Sisk said the thin, slight youth told them this story: He stayed away from school all day planning to kill his sister. After 7 Love Merchant 7 Who Boasted He Had 55 Wives Tries to End Life During Swindle Trial St. Paul, Minn., Dec. 16 —(UP) — A middle-aged "love merchant" who boasts he has 55 wives, was in serious condition today after taking poison during his trial for swindling $9,000 from a St. Paul matron. John Harley, 44-year-old Chicagoan, who alegedly traded his charms for the life savings of al leasl seven women, tried to com- The charge against him in the current trial is violation of the tolen Property act. The govern- swindling of about Hurley was about 19 jack to Judge Dennis ainner, when his father, J. H. Mel-| m it suicide yesterday in a bull pen ton, was still at the hardware store [ ' ' ~ - * • where he is employed, Jimmy went into another room and got a .22 caliber rifle. Phyllis sat on a divan in the living room, looking at snapshols. He fired once from Ihe doorway and Ihe bullet struck her in Ihe shoulder. Then he went around in front of her, fired a shot through her forehead, and pumped three more bullets into her head and body. After she slumped over, he dragged her body to the basement, hen ran from Ihe house. Brookshire said the boy first told Police Chief M.L. Cline that two masked men had entered the !ioase and knocked him unconscious. He said lhat when he recovered his sister had gone and that ne feared she had been kidnaped. Officers doubted his story when he showed no evidence of having been struck, and when they found the .22 caliber rifle in a closet of the home. MARKED To indicate to eligible men their domestic qual ities, unmarried women of Victorian England wore chatelaines, or brooches, from which were suspended scissors, tape-measure, thimble, pin cushion, and other trinkets. outside federal district court. Police said he had concealed the poison, believed to have been bi- choloride of mercury, in the heel of his shoe. He swallowed il during a recess in the trial. The suicide alle-mpt came shortly afler Mrs. Ruth Vick of Philadelphia, told the pury of 10 men and two women that Hurley had wooed here, won her, married her, taken her money and disappeared. "He left me on a street corner last February." she said. "He said he was going to the barber shop for a haricul. That was the last time I saw him until today." Hurley has been accused of -marrying several women for their money, but none of the official es- limales even approached his own boast made shortly before the suicide attempt yesterday. "Wives," he said, "I've got 55 of them." Federal aulhorilies paid liltle al- tention lo the boasl. Some of them said Ihey felt certain that Hurley probably is a bigamist, but doubted if the total ran as high as 55 women. Linus J. Hammond, assistant U. S. Atorney, said "we are try ing him only on one charge am can say nothing about other accu sations againsl; him." Tent accused VIrs. Barbara him of Kishler 9,000 in cash and property. be M. taken Dono- an's courtroom for the afternoon ession when he took the poison. U. S. Marshal Charles E. Morrion said he- swallowed the tablet vhich he had slipped from his hoe. Then he screamed, clutched lis stomach in pain, and called lo he deputies to help him. He was rushed to a hospital vhere attendants said his condi- ion is serious but that he probably will recover. Judge Donovan ad- ourned the trial until Hurley is able lo return to the courtroom. Mrs. Vick. the first of the government witnesses, said that Hurey answered an advertisement she ran for boarders for her rooming louse. He told her his name was Roy La Mar, that he lived in San Francisco and that he was an official of an Alaskan mining concern. She said he proposed to her afler a short courtship and that they were married in Virginia. She said she cashed checks and savings bonds to finance a honeymoon after he told her he was short of funds. She said she raised §1,625 which she gave to Hurley. On February 26, she said, Hurley accompanied her downtown stated that his frogs would continue to be one jump ahead of the field, but Lyle Brown, boss of the "Yellow Hornets" seems to think that the frogs will get stung in the long run. A tabulation will be made as of noon on Wednesday to determine the leaders at that time, and on Thursday noon Ihese leaders will be afforded a free ride around the block, propelled by the runner-ups. This Thursday's parade will not mark the close of the contest but will demonstrate to Ihe public the leaders at that time. Memberships are being established on a monthly basis with no payments due until the first 9f the year. In placing membership on this basis it is hoped that this will be the last Chamber drive ever to be held. New memberships continue to be solicited by the Propellant Club which meets each Tuesday morning for breakfast. Body of Veteran Brought to Hope for Burial The body of Joe Schoonover, 28- year-old Little Rock war veteran who ended his life yesterday by drinking a bottle ol carbolic acid, will be brought to Hope for burial, arriving here at 1:35 p.m. Little Rock officials said he threatened to end his life several times and recovered from an attempt December 1. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Three Years Ago Today the Famous Battle of the Bulge Opened in Belgium Inflation Bill Approval Washintoh, Dec. 16 -- (JP) tor Taft (R-Ohio) said . today, v will try to.win Senate approval^ a three-point Republican.anti-ih" tlon bill before adjournmeYit special' Congress 'session:*:) ' Taft, chairrrian "pif ^* GOP Policy' commute*,, porters he had "dropped T , of trying tov work oat an ment", with ^House's: ''Rep leaders tq 1 assure that ah- will be wa,de to *pnt*tha'~ through thfr House- f If the Senate' actei the '-'"'" '""-- " All Hope Schools to Close Friday for Holidays my acuomyamcu ,.«- « uw »i« w .. All local public schools will close and said he was going to the bar- at 2 p.m Friday for the Christmas ber shop while she visited a beauty (holidays. Superintendent James H. _.,..i— TJ~ ^;..«»» nn ..~j .-v%« o^j.s 'Jones said today. The schools will reopen classes on Monday, January parlor. He • disappeared, she and she did not see him again until he appeared in court yesterday. By HAL BOYLE New York — </P) —This is the day the world fell in, three years ago in Belgium. It is the anniversary of the opening of the famous "battle of the bulge" — a Johnny-come-late version by Germany of Japan's disaster-laden surprise blow at Pearl Harbor. It should also be a red-letter day in the American military calendar forever, a reminder that a failing foe always has a convulsive throe before his end, a snake its final fang. The battle began on the dark morning of snowy horror with the Allied top command convinced war on the western front would be over in a matter of weeks. By that same nightfall realistic officers who had survived the German breakthrough at Kasserine gap in Africa knew that the American armies were fighting for their very lives. Out of nowhere the beaten enemy had suddenly rallied its last reserves of tanks and guns rnannec by tough young S. S. troopers They came in an arc of crimsonec steel they hoped would save the fatherland, and they giggled sadist ically as they slew. They chose with teutonic consis tency to attack in an area the Americans had lightly defended ii a one of the "calculated risks" ne of cessary in all warfare. But th Nazi leaders knew the land as you do the road to your own garage— because .twice before, in 1914 and 1940, they had rolled through these pine-clad Ardennes mountains on th* way to France. . They charged through two thml> strung out American divisions — the battle-worn 28th infantry anf 4 the untried 106th — and plunge on for more than forty miles t within three miles of the Mues river, a goal that would have cu for the Allied forces in half. — 5, Preparing to launch their QW following the two-weeks vacation, razzle-dazzle across the Batae til Marianna Hutson Schoonover, son, Larry, and his parents Arma. Kan. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. llies had been caught napping by le oldest play in .raight line buck. football — a What saved them was the lonely ourage of combat engineers at oad blocks and isolated units, opelessly cut off, who delayed the lazi surge for vital hours and tained the white fields with the .ed tide of anonymous valor, By nature of this chaotic battle herosim of hundreds of iridiyi- ual men will lack even the brief emembrance of a medal. When the German tanks ran dry f gasoline and stranded, the air* nen of England and America aked them with rocket and bomb. But to the doughboys on the ground ell the cold torture of driving back he enemy over all the lost miles }f forest and mountain, And for the third straight - year he army which boasts it is the jest fed and best-clothed in the world had been caught without >roper supplies of winter equip- nent. Infantrymen wore their shol- deis law diagging food, water and ammunitions across the snow- .ocked hills. . Tree limbs snapped and fell in a crystal wilderness, and cold climbed uo the legs of doughboys in frigid foxholes and froze them into khaki logs At one field hospital they car^ ried in a captured German soldier, leg black with gangrene. It'll be a change at least to take off a Nazi leg," said a surgeon grimly. ''I've been taking frozen legs off 'American boys all morn- inis " • • • Well, that nightmare of three years ago is faded now for both the quick and the dead. The quick are •back in civilian life and the Ardennes dead are still being brought b&ck .to parents who, want their boys at home. The only other war if it comes •will show whether America truly learned the bitter lesson the Ger mans gave in BfilgiunVs ( of l«44h. " Present* Friday, House see little can be passed*. version of the* introduced in*. of a Hoas,9 ff pction ^ there have dropped;, ng c(wn«uttee up for debate^ 1 Restoration " In the er Barkley bill deslgn,e4 other section; 1 ^ and other co servatvon program. 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