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,, ,yy®Fi*. . * &- V, "'i- ^ 1*. * I ^^, - -*" v '' "• " '"'' V V ' '•• i v< '" ' c • ' ,''''"•: '<-' * , , '' ^ T'^'^'^w HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Saturday, December 20, 1947* ASS/F/ED Ads Must Be In Office Day Before Publication •Ol tine far**!** m <**9 .90 1.20 2.10 2.40 2.70 8.00 1.50 2.00 2.80 3.00 3.50 4.00 4.5C 5.00 «.BO ? .00 .SO •.00 10.50 12.00 13.60 15.00 U> 45 „... 1.35 to. 80 ...... 1.50 JUtel are for Continuoui r Insertions Only AH Want Ads Casn in Advance Taken Over th» Phone Notice I) WE BUY USED FURNITURE. «" * One piece 6r carload. City Fuini- tlkre Co. Phone 61. 226 East 3rd, ; Street. - 17-tf BORDER YOUR CHRISTMAS GIFT i magazines now. Special rates. , ..Chiis. Roynerson. Phone 28, City •^ HalL ' 23-lm SNACK SHOP WILL BE closed until January 3, 1948 18-121 BJ LEAVING SATURDAY OR SUN "<j day for Los Angeles and Fresno, f Driving New Ford. Can carry idur, passengers. Call Howarc Blackwell at 112-W or 1100. 19-3" I For Rent 3 ROOMS FURNISHED FOR ; » f light housekeeping. Mrs. J. E ( /Schooley, Phone 38-F-ll. 17-t OR FOUR UNFURNISHED rooms. Phone 868 or 772. W. E Bfuner. 17-3 For Sole 1200 BUYS EQUIPMENT FOR your own business. No merchandise. Outside work Clear $3,000 by ^May. Write A. Frank Jackson, Ashville, North Carolina. 11-61 35 GETS NEVy FLOOR FURNACE complete. 4lh house east of Jones Garage off end of South Main Street. H. B. Morelock, 15-3t MECHANIC SHOP, NEW BUILD- ing, concrete floor. Some tools and lot. Good business, Bodcaw, Ark. See Edward Allen, Route 2, Hope, Ark. 15-6t Round World Fliers Are Congratulated by Mr. Truman Washington, DEEC — (IP) — George Truman and Clifford Evans Jr., who flew around the world in tiny planes, received congratulations and a handshake frm .president- Truman today. During the Uriel' visit of the families at the White House, the chief executive tried to find out whether ther was any relationship between him and pilot Truman. However, since the president's family settled in Missouri and the llycr's in Minnesota, they decided tncy weren't kin. But, the president observed at one point that the pilot could see for himself what the name "gets you into." The two flyers circled the globe in one-engine planes on a leisurely tlight covering 25,162 miles. Evans is a resident of Washington, Truman of Los Angeles. Three Distress Ships Reported as Safe Michigan Grid Squad Arrives in Los Angeles TWO YEAR'OLD MALE ENG- lish setter. Heady for field. Newt Pentecost. Phone 215-W. 10-31 SHETLAND PONY, 5 .YEARS old. Real gentle for children Saddle and bridle. Delton Houston. Phone 231-W. 1G-31 GENUINE BROWN FOX FUR, neck piece. Priced reasonable. Call 983-W after 6 p.m. 16-3t PRACTICALLY NEW 48 BASE Lombard! Accordian, in excellent: condition at Vi price. Ideal Furniture Store. 17-31 GOOD CLEAN. 1941 FORD SUPER Deluxe .tudor sedan. Reasonably priced. Gradie Clark, Rt. 3, Hope, Ark. 17-3t MAHOGANY FINISH BEDROOM suite, Priced right at $100. Call 751-J or see at 560 East 5th St. 18-31 Oklahoma City Has Inside on 1948 Tourney Oklahoma City, Dec. 10 — (/P) Oklahoma City lias the inside track for the 1949 women's Western Amateur golf .tournament, players here believed today. Mrs. E. S. Blanton, this year's woman champion of Oklahoma, said yesterday that right after the 1947 tournament in Chicago she invited sponsors to hold the 1949 event here. The offer is receiving favorable consideration, she told members of the Central Oklahoma Women's Golf Association. Honolulu, Dec. 19 — (/P) —At least three of five ships reported in distress yesterday were safe or headed 1'or a haven today as fresh storms brewed in the Pacific. Uncertainly centered about the Army Tanker 'HI Caney and the steamship Middlesex Victory, the latter the latest to radio news of trouble. The 10,172-ton El Caney with 42 aboard reported from south of the Aleutians, where it lost a rudder is high seas earlier this week, Lhal it was encountering winds of hurricane force, 70'to 7t3 miles an hojr. A message to the port of embarkation at Seattle said seas were running high taut the navy salvage ship Bolster and a standby vessel were "somewhere in the vicinity." Westward, 300 miles miles off (the Kurilcs, . the 7,606 ton Middlesex Victory reported it had : 16 cracks in its deck plates from 'the week of storms and its fore peak was flooded. • A message picked up by the 17th naval district headquarters at Kodiak said the vessel was approaching Japan. The Middlesex Victory sails from Portland. The number aboard was not reported. Some 500 miles east of the wallowing El Caney, the 7,176 ton freighter Simon Benson who proceeding toward Honolulu with her captain reporting everything "under control". Her plates split in a storm and water poured into her cargo of rice. Pasadena, Calif., Dec. 20 — (/P)— Fritz Crisler's 44-man football squad, eager for the second University of Michigan Rose Bowl victory in 46 years, arrives here today. The Michigan coach has made it clear that his conference champions will buckle down to extra- strenuous work this afternoon for a nine-day stretch that will have tew letups until Jan. 1 and the game with University of Southern California. Michigan's last appearance in the tournament of Roses inaugurated the Rose Bowl games with a 49-0 victory over Stanford on Jan 1, 1902. "STUCCO HOUSE AND '/store has electricity. Two gas pumps, good location. Turn ^••"V" around for two school buses 6 ^n miles out on Blevins highway. % v See Sid Houston, City Furniture feVr Jj l,"Co, 226 East 3rd St, Hope, Ark. sy i w-st py i f'3 ROOM UNFURNISHED APART^ Also furnished bedroom V! ; Apply 222 West Ave. C. 20-3t For Sale or Trade WILL TRADE 3 LOTS IN HEMP."' stead Heights, Hope for one good <•' % ton used tiuck. Dorsey McRae. ' , 18-3t PRACTICALLY NEW STEEL frame baby buggy. $11. Also divan:and chair. Call 633-W. 19-3t Legal Notice There were 37 men aboard. The 540 ton army cargo NEW 5 ROOM HOUSE, ALL MOD- ern conveniences, built year ago. See Mrs. W. M. Stroud, Phone 587-J. 19-Gt GOOD USED ROTARY IRONER. Like new. . Also 4V 2 horsepower Johnson outboard motor and cypress boat. Archer Motor Co Phone 838. 19-Gt FAT TURKEYS. MRS. Mosier, Fulton, Rt. 1.- J. E. 19-31 NOTICE We Buy All Kinds of FUR ,. ^ . See J. C. Porterf icld & Williams j. at MoDavitt's Office '' on Cotton Row. (• SEE US BEFORE YOU SELL >? j.sW J $'s< Art '.C-W« Service and Repair .... >, , ' • APPLIANCES af . • -REFRIGERATORS t '' All makes and models L RINER REFRIGERATOR &| ELECTRICAL SERVICE iff 210 8. Elm Phone 70 * J After 5 p. m. Phone 009-R FOLDING BABY BUGGY. IN good condition. Phone 910-W. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That in pursuance of the authority and directions contained in the decretal order of the Chancery Court of Hempstead County, Arkansas, made and entered on the 19th day of December, 1947, in a certain cause then pending therein wherein Joe McElroy, et al., .wore petitioners, and undersigned, as Commissioner o£ said Court, will offer for sale at public outcry to j the highest bidder, at the east dopr or entrance to the Court House in the City of Hope, in said County, within the hours prescribed by law for judicial sales, on Saturday, January 10, 1948, the following described rer.1 estate situated in Hempstead County, Arkansas, to- ship FX-245 reached Adak in the Aleutians after striking a rock which staved in her chain locker. An army tug took the ship, which had 20 men aboard, safely into the port. Porkers Meet North Texas State Tonight Little Rock, Dec.- 20 — G<P)— Non- student fans will get their only look at the University of Arkansas' 1947-48 basketball team when the Razorbacks take on North Texas State College here tonight. While attendance at games on the university campus at Fayette- SPORTS ROUNDUP -By Huflh S. Fullerton. Jr. Local Boys Are Awarded Letters at Magnolia A&M Four local boys received letters at. Magnolia A&M college, it was announced today. Letters were awarded to Delwin Ross and Jack Wells and also to reserves James Moore and Charles Kennedy. Special Sleeper to Dixie Bowl Game Planned by MOP The Missouri Pacific will run a special sleeper from Hope to Birmingham to accomodate local fans planning to attend the Dixie Bowl game New Years Day. The train will leave Hope at 11:15 a.m. December 31, and will arrive in Birmingham at 7:15 a.m., via the Frisco Lines, January 1. It leaves for the return trip at 10:30 p.m. January 1, and arrives here at 1:35 p.m. January 2. The roundtrip fare, including tax is $33.81. New York, Dec. 20 —(^—Recent discussions here and there of the N.C.A.A, "purity code" usually have brought up the subject of faculty conirol oi athletics . . Which recalls a comment Iroin a gent who can't understand why the Big Six okayed several football ,bowi games, 'but refused to let Oklahoma's basketball team play Holy Llross in the Sugar Bowl game at New Orleans coliseum, where it is" quite all right to meet Tulanc, "Heaven help any athletic conference that is faculty controled" . . The Louis-Walcott light in Madison Square Garden had a Hooper-rating of 41.5, which set a recprd for an indoor bout. The second' Louis- Conn tilt (outdoors) rated 67.2, the nighest in commercial radio. Its entertainment rating was considerably lower. MUTUAL NETWORK j - 14CJO ville is limited to students, Porkers' annual Little Rock the ap- Sportspourri How-timcs-change note: Three years ago the wartime combination of Chicago Cardinals and Pittsburgh Ste clers (appropriately tabbed the "Carpets") lost ten National Football league games. Tomorrow the Cards, Western champs, are standing by while Saturday p.m., Dec. 20 1:00 Warney Ruhl's Orch.— M 1:30 Bob Leighton's Orch.—M 2:00 America's Christmas Windows—M 1936 V-8 % TON PICK-UP. GOOD engine and tires. $275. 405 South Edgewood. Paul Hooten. 20-6t AFRICAN VIOLETS. THE IDEAL gift. See' display at Arkansas Louisiana Gas Co. and Hope Confectionery. Mrs. Cecil M. Bittle, Experiment:Station. Phone l-F-3. 1 , 20-31 Taken Up ONE'WHITE MULE/WEIGHS 1200 pounds. One red horse, weighs 1000 pounds. Owner pay for ad and damage. See P. D. Oiler, Phone 22-F-2. Columbus highway. 15-6t \,, REMOVED FREE i \i Within 40 Miles DEAD HOUSES, COWS '". , and CRIPPLES '\ , Texarkana Rendering Plant « Phone 883-W (Phone Collect) V -ItNo Answer Phone 3158-R WHITE FACED COW WITH heifer calf, about 5 months old. Red and white spotted cow, D- horned. Jersey heifer, about 1 year old. Owner may have same by paying foi' ad and damages. R. C. May, Old Cliff Lane place on highway 29; 18-3t Wanted \ COBB'S WRECKING YARD :• New and Used Parts , ' General Repair Work Phone 57 STENOGRAPHER WHO CAN take dictation;', and type well. Apply in person. Branch Hospital. . • . . 16-31 Wanted to Buy wit: The West Half of the Northwest Quarter of Section 11, the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 10, all of the South Half of the Southeast Quarter of Section 2, except the following described parcel of land, to-wit: Begin at the northwest corner of the SE'/i SE'/i of said Section 2. run thance east 5 chains and 73 links to a stake, run thence south 14 degrees east 15 chains and 88 links, run thence west 10 chains find 2 links to the west boundary line of the SE'/ 4 of SE',4 of said Section 2, run thence west 5 chains and 73 links to a stake, run thence north 14 degrees west 15 chains and 88 links, run thence east 10 chains and 2 links, back to the point of beginning—all of said lands being situated in Township 12 South, Range 20 West, and containing 175 acres, more or less. TERMS OF SALE: on a credit of three months, the purchaser being required to execute a note or bond as required by law and the order and decree of said Court in said cause, with approved surety thereon, bearing interest at the rate of eight ; per cent per annum from late of sale until paid, and a lien aeing i retained on the premises sold, to secure the payment of the purchase money. GIVEN under my hand on this 19th day of December, 1947. C. E. WEAVER Commissioner in Chancery Dec. 20, 27, 1947, ]an 3, 19-18 By BOB BRWON Little Rock, Dec. 19 —(UP)— State income tax returns will go out Jan. 12, 1948, to some 30,000 Arkansas taxpayers — the largest number in the history of the state. They must be filed by May 15. Meanwhile, the income division of the Slate Revenue Department is putting the finishing touches on the largest collection year in history. In fact, collections \yill almost double the previous '. high of $3.700.000 in 1943. Collections of of Dec. 1 totaled .$6.082,862, and Revenue Commissioner Otho A. Cook says the 12- month total will top $6,500,000. Much of the increase is due to the revised income tax laws passed' by the 1947 legislature and upheld by the Arkansas Supreme Court Other reasons for the in-j crease are better collections, more emphasis on taxes throughout the state, and general prosperity. In announcing that the new forms would be sent out, Cook pointed to a few revisions in the law: pearance will be open to the paying public. Yet, indications are that seats will go begging. The Razorbacks, paced by six- foot-ten George Kok and six-six Alvin Williams, will be trying to get back into the victory column after two defeats, on an eastern tour. To bolster his charges, Coach Gene Lambert plans to Use Mike Schu- mchyk, six-foot-four letterman of the 1944 and 1945 seasons, for the first time since the big forward returned from army duty. North Texas' Eagles boast a tough outfit which has given three top-ranking Southwest Conference teams a run for their money before losing. The Eagles, featuring the scoring antics of Forward Don Dcardorff and Center Sam Bell, have fallen before defending champion Texas, Southern Methodist and Baylor. Thus, tonight's game will be watched with a view toward the Razorbacks' forthcoming conference campaign. Probable lineups: North Texas State North Texas State Candler Pittsburgh and Philadelphia off for tne Eastern title play For McKnight Bell Johnson ... Daniels .... F Arkansas Arkansas Williams Schumchyk Kok Horton Cathcart WANTED TO BUY A GOOD USED pick-up, ,one half ton truck. McRae Hardware Company. 16-3t WANTED TO BUY A GERMAN Mauser rifle marked G-33/40. J. A. Kennedy, Hope, Ark. 18-61 K Where Do You Live... Need Loon Payments ' Reduced? Need Extra Cash? Regardless pf^HERE you llv« we can probably help ypu, since-al( Qpvernment regulations h^v« npw been .removed. Jf.you want your payments recced, or if > you need es^ra cash, or •potti/ see u« right away. W«. never ketp a customer waiting longer \han neces- ••"•X- We are headquarters , f9r CASH. Qome and get It. Aikfor Mr, Tom McLarty at the HOPE AUTO CO. fbon* 999 BAND SAW. PHONE 154. PRES colt, Ark. • 19-31 Lost 16 GAUGE BOLT ACTION Repeater shotgun .lost on Rockj Mound road, Sunday evening. Fo reward call 659-W or see. Bob Ponder, 1012 Foster Avenue 17-1 Have Your Own Portrait, on Your Xmas Cards This Year You will like the "personal touch" of a Photo Greeting Card. Bring in your kiddies now. Special Xmas background. We are prepared to make as many cards as you need, but get your order in early. THE SHIPLEY STUDIO "Hope's Finest Photography" 1. ' It provides for the deduction of only 50 per cent of the federal income tax paid instead of 100 per cent as heretofore. 2. It raises exemptions to. $2,500 for a single person and $3,500 for a married person. 3. It makes it mandatory for everyone having a gross income of $2,500 if single and $3,500'..if married to file a return. 4. It changes from $1,000 to $2,500 the minimum amount of wages, salary and other income to be reported to the Commissioner as having been paid to any person during any tax year. 5. 11 eliminates the necessity of filing the return under oath. SOUTH OF HOPE, RED HOUND On collar F. Gordon. Prescott highway. Notify Tom Duckelt, Phone 334-W. • Reward. 20-31 LET FOY DO IT • Level yards • Dig Post Holes • Plow Qacdens • Cut Vacant Lots • Also custom work. MAMMONS TRACTOR CO. Phone 1066 8. Walnut St. For .... LIGHTING, COOLING, WIRING, MOTORS, end APPLIANCES or anything ELECTRICAL See ALLEN ELECTRIC CO. 24 Hour Service Day Phone Night Phone 833 806 204 South Elm WANTED - Logs & Blocks GUM r- HACKBERRY - ELM -LYNN SYCAMORE - HOLLY - BAY HOPE BASKET CO. Coll 1900 or Contact Office WANTED Three furnished apartments, two, three or four rooms. These aie for station personnel recently moved to Hope, and a very desirable class of tenants. It is imperative that KXAR get these people placed promptly, and the co-operation of property owners will be appreciated. Please 'phone 508. HOPE BROADCASTING CO. Radio Station KXAR Robert L Mitchell, Genl. Mar. Several "fiscal experts" at the capitol expressed surprise that bids on the memorial stadium were kept so near the million dollar mark. With present high, prices, Ihey cxpecled Ihe bids to be much greater Several state officials and Stadium Commission members breathed easier afler the Board of Fiscal Control voted unanimously to invest $500,000 in state funds in stadium revenue bonds They had acted under the assumption thai the board would invest Ihe money, and even went so far as to award Ihe construction someone might file suil lo ijrevent contract. But Ihey were !afraid someone might file suit to prevent Hie board's action. Fact is, they were so ncrvious thai Ihey gave absoulcly no publicity to the fact that they would ask the board for the money, and except for a United Press story, the taxpayers would have known nothing about it beforehand. Satira Trial Ends, Verdict Expected in Few Days Havanna, Dec. 19 — (fP) —The manslaughter trial' of Patricia (Satira) Schmidt who is accused of the yacht shooting of John Lester Mee, Chicago naval veteran, ended at 11 a. m. today. The verdict is not expected for several days. Following a half hour of concluding argument by the defense attorney, the Audiencia court adjourned and Patricia left the room in tears. She walked to an automobile between spectators who murmured good luck wishes to her. She addressed the court for a few seconds in her own behalf before the adjournment, saying she hoped the court would not treat her a common criminal. She thanked the tnree judges for giving her a fair trial. The trial began three months and two days ago and had been delayed eight times. The public prosecutor asked a conviction for manslaughter, the maximum penalty of which is 26 years. Patricia, a divorcee who danced in Chicago-and Caribbean night clubs before her fateful love life with Mee, is 22 years old. Three Porkers Picked by Pro Teams By ORUO ROBERTSON Pittsburgh, Dec. 20 — (/P)—• The National Football League came out of an eight-hour draft session in the wee small hours today with the New York Giants. Boston Yanks, Washington Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles and the Chicago Bears claiming the chief prizes among the intercollegiate gridiron stars. The Giants, given first pick because of their lowly status in the Eastern Division, lost no time calling- put the name of Tony (Skippy) Minisi, the University of Pennsylvania's great runner and kicker. The Yanks stepped in at the first roll call and grabbed Vaughn Mancha, great Alabama center. The Redskins put the tab on another of the Crimson Tide in selecting Lowell Tew ,20-year old 190- pound fullback. While the Eagles, who'll meet the Steelers for the Eastern Division title Sunday at Forbes Field, didn't announce their first choice, it was believed to have been Clyde (Smackover) Scott, former Navy back who has another year of eligibility left at the University of Arkansas. A three-way unannounced switch n the draw landed Bobby Layne the first time in years, Army is going to charge the public for admission to winter sports events — one buck for everything going on in the field house. Weak End Notes Add Louisiana State U., which never has made money out of baseball, to the colleges swinging toward night ball-next spring . . The Bayou Tigers have been playing night football for years . . . Bob Brannum,'who switched from Kentucky to Michigan State so he could play basketball more regularly, is a twin brother of Clarence, the Kansas State eager. Basket-ball Results By The Associated Press Last Night's Scores 'Midwest Deqauw 57; Concordia (St. Tech GO; Arkansas Valley 55; Bethany ill tilt. VAJ. U VV ACVllVlV^U -L~>l_»UtJJ r J_J« J lit ,—, . of Texas on the Chicago Bears' (T £ X > otiis) 39. Lawrence State 48. Missouri (Kas) 40. Wichita 46; Warrcnsberg <Mo) 40. Drake 50: San Diego State 38. Southwestern (Kas) 91; Friends (Kas) 50. Big Six Tourney Kasnas State 56; Kansas 42. Oklahoma Aggies 47; Nebraska 46. Oklahoma 61; Colorado 56. Missouri 48; Iowa State 40. Southwest East Texas 58; Central (Okla 1 ) State 44. Southeastern (Okla 46; Trinity ist with Owner-Coach George Halas apparently having in mind that ie'11 replace Sid Luckman as general of the-'Bears' T formation. The Cards themselves gained the right to dicker with Jim Spavital, probably the best of the Oklahoma Aggies' backs, by making him their first choice. The Detroit Lions, who have been up for sale by Fred Mandel, went out to the University of Arizona to pick Fred Enke, Jr., the country's leading offensive college back last fall. Other players from this area included: Washington Redskins —Back, Ed Quirk, Missouri; Guard, Roland Oakes, Missouri; Center, Ray Pearcy, Oklahoma. Detroit Lions — Tackle, Jim Minor, Arkansas; back, Bob Mc- Wen, Colorado. Philadelphia Eagles—Backs, Aubrey Fowler, Arkansas; Jim,Farmer, Oklahoma Aggies; A. B. Kitchen, Tulsa. Center, Thomas Movak, Nebraska. Rocky Mountains and Far West California 73:' Wisconsin 61. Baylor 45; UCLA 42. Oregon Sate 73; Oakland Bittners 63. Colorado Aggies 60; Northwestern (Okla) 40. Kansas Wesleyari 81; H stings 2:15 Noro Morale's Orch.—M 3:00 Sports Parade—M 3:30 Villa Victoria Choir—M 4:00 American Legion Aux.—M 4:30 Batavia Choristers—M 5:00 Lloyd Bartlett's Orch.—M — 5:30 Proudly We Hail w 5:45 Meet the Band 6:00 5-Star Final Edition News 6:15 Sportingly Yours 6:30 .Newscope—M 6:45 Dinner For Two 7:00 Twenty Questions—M 7:30 Hospitality Club—M 8:00 Stop Me if You've Heard This—M 8:30 What's the Name of That Song?—M 9:00 Chicago Theater of the Air—M . f 9:30 Chicago Theater of the Air-1 Mutual 10:00 News—Final Edition 10:10 Today in Sports 10:15 Saturday Night .Jamboree 10:55 Mutual Reports the News 11:00 SIGN OFF Sunday a.m.,, Dec. 21 7:00 SIGN ON 7:01 Lew White and the Organ 7:30 Lang-Worth Choristers 7:45 Silver Strings 8:00 Young People's Church—M 8:30 Tone Tapestries _ 8:55 First Edition of News *,« 9:00 Rock of Ages Broadcast 9:30 Voice of Prophecy—M 10:00 Radio Bible Class 10:30 Northwestern University Reviewing Stand—M 11:00 First Christian Church Sunday p.m., Dec. 21 12:00 William L. Shirer—M 12:15 American Radio Warblers 12:30 Cavalcade of Music 12:55 KXAR Noon Edition News 1:00 Dinner at the Diamond 1:15 Music for Two 1:30 Bill Cunningham—M uf> 1:45 Veteran \Vants to Know—M 2:00 Sunday Spotlight News 2:05 Four Knights 2:15 Friendly House 2:30 Juvenile Jury—Mutual 3:00 House of Mystery—M 3:30 True Detective Mysteries—M 4:00 The Shadow—Mutual 4; SO Quick as a Flash—M 5:00 Those Websters—M • 5:30 Nick Carlsr—Mutual 6:00 Sherlock Holmes—Mutual 6:30 Gabriel Heattcr—M 7:00 Alexander's M e d i t a t i o f T Board—M 7:30 Jimmie. Fidler—M 7:45 Salon Serenade 7:55 Home Edition of News 8:00 Meet Me at Parky's—M 8:30 Jim Backus Show— M 9:00 The Voice of Strings 43. Kearney (Neb) teachers 59; Tarkio (Mo) 48. Just Received a New Shipment of Butane Gas Ranges Priced $140 each. $30 down, 12 months to pay. Hope Butane Gas Co. Phone 188 Hi way 67 west Hope, Ark. Gov. Ben Lancy told a highway delegation that "we are the. biggest chumps in the country." "We're spending $-10.000,000 a year on wear and tear on our cars and trucks caused by bad roads," the governor said. "If we would pay that money into the treasury and fix up the roads, -we would avoid that expense in the future." , The death of Chief Highway I Engineer \V. W. Zuss has left a much-fell vacancy in the depart- About Zass. Highway Di- J. C. Baker said, "he was man I could depend on CITY ELECTRIC CO. Electrical Repairs PHONE 784 tlov. 1.aney's press support has bei-ii ra'.her surprising — probably belie r than that of most governors — but it still is not unanimous Fur instance, the Harrison, Ark. Times, commenting on the pos sibility ol a third term, said: "The job of winning a thirc lent! is possible, but it seldom has been dune. Carl Bailey tried it and lailed. A third term doesn't seen '.u appeal to Arkansas voters. Gov ernor Luney is more confiden over his popularity than we are.' When Arkansas gets its big stadium, it is bound xo sponsor bowl' game. Our .choice for th best name conies from Gene Bak er, secretary in Governor Laney' office. Gene suggests "Diamom Bowl," since Arkansas is the onl> slate in the diamonds. Union producin Jonesboro Man Given 21 Years for Murder Jonesboro, Dec. 19 — (ff) — A raighead county Circuit Court jry last night convicted Waller Montague of second degree mur- er for the slaying of a Negro em- loye and fixed his punishment at maximum of 21 years. The 52-year-old transfer com jany manager immediately fur- ished bond of $20,000 for his re- ease pending an appeal to the tale supreme court. Montague was tried for first de- ree murder for the fatal shooting if Ralph Donaldson, 28, in the ransfer company office on the Sunday afternoon of Sepl. 21. The urors, who had been accepted jnly after denying any scruples against capital punishment, reduced the charge. The slate contended Montague had Donaldson brought lo his pf- ice and there deliberately shot him jecause of statements he accused he employe of having made. Mon- .ague teslified he acted in self de- 'ense when Donaldson approached nim wilh a knife. Charges of being accessories to murder againsl Montague's brother and sister, Byrnis and Gladys, will be carried over to another court term. They were present when Donaldson was shot. Minor To Detroit Pittsburgh, Dec. 20 — (fP)— Back Aubrey Fowler and Clyde Scott and Tackle Jim Minor of the University of Arkansas were among college football players selected in the National Professional League's annual draft here yesterday. Scott was .chosen by the Philadelphia Eagles, but apparently will not play with them until 1949, if then. He has announced he will remain in school to complete his collegiate eligibility next season. If, however, he decides 1 to play pro football after next fall, the Eagles will have first claim on his services. Fowler, a punting speedster, also was claimed by the Eagles. Minor was drafted by the troit Lions. He is a senior. o De- Kansas State and Oklahoma Advance in Tournament Kansas City, Dec. 20 — (/P) — Kansas State and guest team Oklahoma A&M meet tonight at 9:30 p. m., in the championship game of the Big Six Invitational basketball tournatment. A rugged squad of Kansas State sharpshooters overcame the University of Kansas quintet, 56-42, last night to chalk up their sixth straight win of the season. The rangy Cowpokes of Oklahoma A & M came from behind in the final minutes to eke out a 47-46 triumph ver the Nebraska Cornhusk- rs with a splendid display of ball reozing. Nebraska carried a strong ead throughout most of the con- est. In afternoon games, Missouri •ounced Iowa State, 48-40, and Ok- ahoma downed Colorado, 61-56. Oklahoma and Missouri will leet in the consolation finals at :45 p. m., the afternoon schedle: 2 p. m. — Colorado vs Iowa tale (Consolation). 4 p. m. — Nebraska vs Kansas Consolation). o Top Radio Programs Challenger Remains in Hospital Delroit, Dec. 20—(/P)—Welterweight King Ray Robinson's second challenger chunky Chick 'Kiss of Death' Woman Trying to Beat Gas Chamber Nevada City, Calif., Dec. 19 — (JP\ — Lois Hunt Hardy, adjudged a murderer for luring a man into a mountain meadow tryst where her male accomplice shot him to death, looked today to a second trial, on an insanity plea, to save her from possible death in San Quentin's gas chamber. A jury late yesterday found the 22-year-old New London, Conn., woman guilty of first degree murder for her part in the "Kiss of Death" slaying of James W. McClain, 48, a motorist who had offered a ride to her and her hitchhiking husband. Taylor—rested in a hospital today, a sixth-round victim of Sugar Ray's still very lethal blows. Robinson's technical knockout of the cocky Coalport, Pa., aspirant before 16,975 fans here lasl night cleared away any fears that he might be slipping. From Ihe outset the result seem ed obvious. But Taylor, always on the aggressive, cut short every Robin son rally through three rounds. In the fourth Sugar Ray connectec with a barrage of rights and lefts .0 the head and body that left Tay or groggy. The fifth round was much the same. Taylor came out fast for -the six .h and was met with another flurry of left and right jabs and upper cuts. One looping left sent Tyloi sprawling to the canvas. He got to :iis feet at the count of nine but he might as well have stayed down. Robinson, lightning-fast and hilt ing hard, floored Taylor again ; few seconds later. Taylor's manag er, Jack Laken, threw in the towel Taylor was taken, in a police ambu lance to Woman's hospital, wher a physician said he was sufferin, a possible contusion of the left kic ney. This morning a hospital altcndan baid he had slept comfortably anc described his condition as "fair. Robinsn's first challengei Jimmy Doyle of Los Angeles die after an eighth-round TKO i Cleveland last June. Sugar Ray's 146 1-4 gave him pound and a half edge in weight. Central Standard Time By the Associated Press First place in the current Hoop- sr ratings went to a prize fight, ".ouis vs. Walcotl. 9:30 Symphony in Miniature 9:55 Final Edition of News 10:00 Gospel Hour 10:30 Lee Castle's Orch.—M 10:55 Mutual Reports the News 11:00 SIGN OFF Monday a.m., Dec. 22 f\ 6:00 SIGN ON 6:01 Hillbilly Hoedown 6:15 Market Reports 6:20 Hillbilly Jamboree 6:30 First Edition ot News 6:45 Four Knights 7:00 Your Farm Reporter 7:15 Happy Holiday Farm. 7:30 The Devotional Hour 7:45 Musical Clock 7:50 Lost and Found Column 7:55 Coffee Cup Edition News 8:00 Uncle Ben 8:30 Shady Valley Folks—M .. 8:55 Today on KXAR , •>' U:00 Cecil Brown—Mutual 9:15 Faith in our Time—M 9:30 Say It With Music—M 10:00 Emily Post Quiz—M 10:15 Tell Your Neighbor—M 10:30 Heart's Desire—M 11:00 Kale Smith Speaks—M 11:15 Victor H. Lindlahr—M 11:30 Coast Guard on Parade—M • Monday p.m., Dec. 22 2:00 KXAR Home Edition News 2:10 Sena of Ihe Day 2:15 Lalest in Markets 2:20 Noon Jamboree v 2:30 Bill Boycl's Rhythm Drifters .2:55 Street Edition- of News 1:00 Queen for a Dai—M 1:30 Martin Block Show—M 2:30 Song of the Stranger—M 2:45 Symphonic Corn 3:00 Erskinc Johnson—M 3:15 The Johnson Family—M 3:30 Harold Turner at Organ—M 3:45 Adventure Parade—M 4:00 Swing Time 5:00 Hop Harrigan—M 5:15 Superman—M . 5:30 Capt. Midnight—M 1 5:45 Tom Mix—M 6:00 Fulton Lewis, Jr.—M 6:15 Five-Star Final News 6:25 A Day in Sports 6:30 Henry J. Taylor—M 6:45 Dinner For Two 7:00 Scotland Yard—M The percenlage given the broadcast topped any recent records. It was 41.5. The normal high fluctuates between 25 and 35. In regular shows, a drastic change came to Bob Hope. He dived to ninth place from first. Jack Benny maintained his posi- ,ion at second And, a.s had been ndicatcd in advance lisling, Truth or Consequences and its "Miss Hush" stunt moved well up, chang- ng from tenth to third, with a cor- •ecled 26.8 percent. Fred Allen advanced from sixll o fourth, just ahead of Fibber anc Molly, fifth and Charlie McCarthy sixth. Amos and Andy were seventh and Radio Theater eighth Satuday night: NBC—7:30 Trull- or Consequences; 8:30 Judy Can ova: 9 Kay Kyser show. CBS—8 Joan Davis comedy; 8:30 Vaughn Monroe show; 9:30 Abe Barrows song. ABC—7 Ross Rolan. detective; 7:30 Famous Jury Trials; 8 Gang Busters. MBS—6 Hawaii Calls; 7:30. Hospitality Club; 10:30 Korn's a Krackin.' -o- Sunday: NBC—1 Bob Merrill concert: 4 Sunday Theater. CBS—12:30 Doorway to Life; 2 N. Y. Philharmonic. ABC—11:30 a. m. Word Security Discussion; 1 Lee Sweetland Show MBS--12:30 For Your Approval; 3 House of Mystery. Monday expectations: NBC— 8 a. m. Honeymoon in N. Y. . CBS —12:45 Guiding Light ABC—8 .a m Breakfast Club MBS—11 'a m. Kate Smith. Our Daily s Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex. H. Washburn ' War, Destruction Ultimate End of Dictatorship Under cross-examination today in Ijfr war crimes trials at Tokyo former Foreign Minister Togo admitted that he and former Premier Tojo bypassed the emperor when replying in the name of Japan ; to President Roosevelt's last-minute plea for peace. Togo said he and Tojo had already prepared a reply, rejecting the American plea before Emperor HirohUo had been given our president's message. Thus we have Ihe full confession of dictatorship, rising in what was and 49TH YEAR: VOL. 49 — NO. 59 Star ol Mom !•»»; Conialldated January It, '»»• 1»» HOPE, ARKANSAS/MONDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1947 (AP)— Mtons As*6cla»d , ... (NEA)—Means Newspopw Enterprl* A«»n. 7:30 Adventures of Charlie Chan —Mutual 8:00 Gabriel Heattcr—M 8:15 Real Stories—M 8:30 High Adventure—M 0:00 Fishing & Hunting Club—M 9:30 Alan Lomax, Ballad Man—M.•' 10:00 Final Edition of News 10:10 Sportingly Yours 10:15 Gene Krupa's Orch.—M 10:30 Nat Brandwynee's Orch.—M 10:55 Mutual Reports the News 11:00 SIGN OFF Fights Lost High! By The Associated Press Detroit — Ray "Sugar" Robin- sun, 14S 1-4, New York, TKO Chucl^-- Taylor, 144 3-4, Coalport, Pa., (6f •' iTille). New York — Sieve Belloise, 159 1-2. New York, outpointed Tommy Bell. .148 1-2, Youngstown, Ohio. Hollywood, Calif. —Freddie Deshore. l!);"\ Los Angeles, outpointed Tommy Garland. 193, Ocean Park, 10. Economic G-Men Tokyo —(H'J— The Japanese government has hired 1,250 economic G-men in its drive againsl black marketing. Most are plain consumers, assigned lo watch their neighbors. imposed to be a democracy, plunging Japan into war and destructions : It was Foreign Minister Togo who did the. talking today, but it's Premier Tojo whom the world holds responsible for the internal campaign of coercion and assassination that transformed Japan from a limited monarchy under parliamentary rule (patterned after Great Britain) into a dictatorship that wrecked the Oriental world. In case you've forgotten: The ,~4s5t>anese people by progressive steps had set up in the late 1920's a parliament to which the premier and his cabinet were responsible—with the emperor reduced to a figure-head.. Ten years' of democratic rule proving disturbing to the Mitsus and the other big families who owned 90 per cent oi all private property in Japan, Tojo made the army and navy responsible to these private groups rather than lo the parliament. Tojo's oligarchy wa IMC ounced in parliament, and th governments answer was w solve parliament and call for a new election. The Japanese peopl returned a new parliament that was just as independent as the old one. Again parliament was dissolved, and again the people by their votes registered tull conti- dciifce in democratic processes. This time the oligarchy of big ces dissolved parliament and refused to call further elections. *<.lt was the final move of die By United Press Kumford. Me. — Henry Chemel. 158, Portland. Me.. outpointed Charlie Early. 152. Boston, 10. Worcc;-:u>i-. Mass.—Alvara Estraf! da. 132, Jimroz, Mexico, outpoint- ed Jackie Harris. 129. Maiden, Mass., 10. ' 771 Big Grain Traders Listed by Anderson Washington, Dec. 22 — (JP>— Sec retary of Agriculture Anderson to day made public a list of 771 si called big traders in the commod ity futures markets. The names included that of Ed win Pauley, special assistant to th ecretary of the army, but no olhe ;overnment employes were on thi 1st which Anderson said is a "par ial" one. Pauley testified before a Senat ommittee that he had large holt ngs in commodities when he took tie job under Secretary of the Army Royall, but has been getting id of them. Anderson's list was composed of .raders who are required to report their holdings to the Commodity Exchange Administration, agency which has limited supervisory powers over the markets. The list was made up of traders who held commodities on the futures market on Oct. 31, 1947 and Oct. 31, 1946. : Anderson said the list included 296 persons who engaged in speculative operations. The others engaged in hedging, a non-specula- Bride Becomes III With Typhoid Fever Lancaster, Pa., Dec. 22 — (/P) — A 19-year-old bride at whose wedding reception health authorities said none other persons contracted typhoied fever, has fallen victim of the dis ease. . . Dr. A. J. Greenleaf, Lancaster county medical director, said yesterday he has diagnosed as typhoid fever the illness of Mrs. Margaret Fmheimer Bollinger, under treatment at her parents' home in nearby Mountville. * All 10 victims, Dr. Greenlef said, were among the ^76 persons contracted typhoid fever,reception given for Mrs. Bollinger and her bride groom, Roy, at the Bellinger farm near Lititz, Pa. Germany: Front Line in the Coid War J| Big Four collapse in London probably means Russia loses her chance for a voice in management of Ruhr industries. Western powers themselves are split on this subject. Se«; I [Hamburg I BRITISH f]1 I ZONE RUSSIAN ZONt breakdown llltovts Germany's f»»nr« •« I u«. lolvid and Europe etrt mor« sharply partitioned between e*« and west from the Adriatic, to the Baltic. 1 Many say immediate result will be intensification of CoM .Wor. tive type of operation, and in "spreading," a semi-speculative type of operation. None of the trading is unlawful, but President Truman has asserted that speculation has tended to run up the price of commodities Some exchange men dispute that. The partial list was made public under provisions of a joint resolu lion Congress adopted late- las week authorizing the secretary to disclose names of traders. Additional lists will be mad companies across the families, cabinet anct ; armed f° r ; public from time to time, Ander- tions workers were poised to strike . .._,.._j •. ,f ,^rf u .* _, it .- simultaneously last spring, but the Mfi* I expected failure of conf«r«nce will lead to: Franet RMMIM il* ""« I with unified U. 'S.-lrttwh zones; three western pbwers considering provisional western German government; increasing American support of Marshall Plan. Hospital Worker Sold Milk From State Institution Little Rock, Dec, 22 —(/JV-Woodrow White, former state hospital employe, pleaded guilty in Pulaskl Circuit Court today to a charge of false pretense in connection with milk sales at the institution. His plea was made shortly before H. S. "Boots" Coleman, Little Rock dairy executive, went on trial on a similar charge. Prosecutor Edwin. Dunaway said Whit would be a state's witness in the case against Coleman. White and Coleman were indicted for false pretense and bribery. The charges alleged that the state was billed for dairy products Which it did not receive. White formerly FrankfttrH :Progue; Western Union Workers Strike Is Averted Washington, Dec. 22 — •(£>— A pre-Christmas strike of Western Union workers was averted today by shifting major differences between the company and three Aiji-. unions to a fact-finding board for decision in 50 days. The action delays the threat of a nationwide telegraph tieup at least until after February 9—about tne time telephone workers plan to begin wage talks with the Bell FRENCH ZONE |Baden- FRANCE I.en Highway«mishaps;, shootings _„_ a drowning claimed tt least->"il lives In Arkansas" 'as * ChHstittal week began yesterday (Sun)t Three persons was a clerk in the hospital's storage department. Coleman's attorney cold have him tried at the same time on all charges but the court held that he must be tried only on one and Dunaway elected to try him on the allegation that \he delivered only 300 gallons of milk to the hospital Aug. 10, 1946 but that under an agreement with White the state paid for 350 gallons. , —o Lake City,' Ark, were killed in collision of two trucks* seven-miles southeast of Jonesboro on-" 63. •",'• l Sv,"< - i Three Faulkner '* county .youtL were injured fatally * as twojcjar crashed i,&£ Conway. They ..weir Loyce Dillon McDonald f 20,^1' ia, Alvin , Mount VerWbh, Douglas, , Whi . Mt ( Vernon." Three' btheY youni men riding in 1 the "same'! cat; UN* SWITZERLAND^ - "-•"'-*• Only one tentative agreement was reached in tondon—to raise German steel production to 11.5 million tons a year. But it was contingent on a Gerr man economic agreement, ITALY 5 Mile* ;ioo OViET STAND to abandon its Russia refused U. S. demands . .10 billion reparations claims from Reich and lift iron curtain around its tone. Observers expect Reds to counter-balance tri- zonql unity in west with development 'of local governing authority in its ione.\ . ^, atorship, and since mstory now been published. son said, until the names of al the (traders on' the 'Commodity Exchange Administration's list have Telephone country. The two discloses that Japan was neaded lor destruction irbm the outside it would have been me oetter part Congress voted that names of big traders should after the Senate to reckon with deatn later at tne hands of American guns. Actually, oi course, tne Japanese democracy of me 19/0's never had a chance, ft was strucK down wnen hardly 10 years old. it was strucK. down before it had a chance to &S'eak up the big-family monopolies ™hich were more. ;p,oW(<irrui than government itseit—arid tliai s wny u was struck down. • And quite naturally General Douglas MacArtnur has been tending to Japan's domestic economy in a manner that will guarantee that the Japanese of the lulure, be published »„ ..«— —. - — . - - cj^Lt:! m^ ^j u i*Ltvv> Appropriations, of valor for Japanese patriots to Committee began an investigation have risked fleam by revou tnan Qf reports that government "in.„ —!.„„ ,,,;n, Hnoin inipr at tne I continued on Page Two . o : HighCqiirt Affirms Death Sentence Little Rock, Dec. 22 — (#>)— The mai me oau-.^o^. — .Arkansas Supreme Court today af- however small tneir empire may firmed the death sentence of James be will have a cnance to vote on Harold Hyde, convicted by a Car- «tor kUlin telegraph workers settled for a five-cent hourly pay increase on the eve of the scheduled tie-up. The telephone strike lasted five weeks. The renewed Western Union dispute arose over union demands for a 15 cent an hoar wage boost. The walkout first was set to begin at 6 a m., Eastern Standard Time, tomorrow, but the unions later threatened to call -the telegraphers out on shorter notice. However, day-long conferences with Federal Conciliation Director Cyris C. Ching finally, resulted m an agreement:late last ."night to cancel the strike call. A three-man fact-finding panel to be chosen by Ching will decide two main issues which the conciliation chief said had "impeded" settlement. Map highlights the split of f G « ^nd ^* Conference of the Council of Freign Mmteteis, tne Cross Section View of the Marshall Prograf Planned by Senate Cbmniijttee pailiamentary decisions—and ihose decisions stick. V BY JAMES THRASHER Adversary in the Open The fruitless London conference of-foreign ministers has one minor accomplishment to us credit. It stripped one more veil oi pretense Irom Russia's position and purpose. in world allairs. in doing so, it showed more clearly the course that the western democracies must follow. This minor accomplishment was Washington, Dec. 22 — (/P)— The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is planning to ask prominent Americans from all'.walks- of life for their opinions of, the four-year, $17,000,000,000 Marshall plan -•tor- European recovery. Democratic Leader Barkley; CKy'V^a committee member,- told reporters this today. Herald Secret tary of State Marshall probably will be the first witness when the committee begins hearings Jan. 7. But before hearings are concluded, '- ---' J score's of others will be They are: 1. Whether the contract, which he said, leard. Chairman Vandenberg Santa Clous i ' 'A '• ' Sit Satira Gets 15-Year Sentence , Havana, Dec. 22 — (If)— Patricia (Satira) Schmidt was sentenced today to 15 years in prison and payment of a $5,000 indemnity for the yacht slaying of her lover, John |i_,ester Mce of Chicago. The three judges of the'Audien I cia court reached their decision in a weekend of study, after clos ing of the trial Friday, A public prosecutor had demand ed a 26-year term for manslaugh Her and a private prosecutor hire by Mee's father. Dr, Lester E, Me I of Wilmette, llli. had sought a 30 I year sentence for rajirdel'. The defense had'-contended that the Toledo, Ohio/dtfneer,had, shot Mee in terror and by accident last April and that rough Dandling, father than the bullet Would itselj,, caused the fatality. Mlris Schmidt is 22 ••*''' ' Little Rock, Deo. 22 — (/P) -The! she first went before the court effort of Berry Denney, Madison in the trial Sept, 17 ,vfhe nubile County Sheriff, to avoid a contest j prosecutor, J,. M.. Fuejitey Carre- hurt less , seriously. White day. The driver .of the .othetj au mobile, Thomas* E., Majthews^ t Greenbrier was held on a chars c ^.^ ^ ^ Court Ruling Settles Contest Suit Smj.th died ot .injuries ' ,;re,«M when an autompbUe ,drly lusband collided.- with .'& Coal Hill. Her husband and'two'^ cupants of the,;trUck'were hurt.' "i A lather of six "children, shot ,M wife and then/himseUJhifrontr>,c tne family and a neightoot;at'Pa** as the result of What4He', before dying was '(family, Paris Police Chief; Cad -.Cox, sai M. L. Sweeten, 35, Jiad* killed ihi wife. Ruby, 34,~and^thenJhirKsl6lf.5 Charles > Herbert ^lasterson about 48, of.Decatur., Ill,r was sla — i, « «.A%»ttn«* ti4-i>itt i-vct ^ i ittl IVl« i> M tlon proprietor, >LV-)J5&<Dennis, who was held, Kad admitted ing Masterson-'.y4tlua"ShoJtgun *fl Masterson'StrttCkshirnhln" "" ""-&. roll Circuit Court jury for killing Frank Simpson at his home in Ber ryville last April 27. Hyde, who was engaged to Simpson's daughter, told Judge Maupin Cummings when the sentence was passed that he "wanted to get it over with as soon as possible," but the execution date fixed by the trial judge was stayed by the appeal. According to trial testimony, Hyde went lo the Simpson home to take Margaret Simpson to work, as was his custom. She said he was intoxicated and tried to force her into his truck when she refused to not something that lay only within (.Mho foieign ministers' power. Ev- 'ery time me democracies are able to thwart the Soviets' program, or even call the Soviets' bluff, they destroy some of that bluff and reveal more of the unadorned program. Tnis is a slow, wearing-away process, but perhaps it is the best hope of world peace and freedom. It may not be making the Russians less stubborn or weakening their position, but it is certainly making their position less defensi- tfcle. go with him. Breaking away, she fled into the ] house and Hyde followed. When Simpson entered, according to testimony, he was shot and beaten over the head with an iron bar. Hyde was wounded when he resisted officers who arrested him after Simpson was shot. Insanity was offered as a defense, but Hyde was held sane by doctors at the State Hospital and three other physicians. Today's supreme court opinion said "the verdict of the jury x x X reflects the finding that appellant was not insane then or at the time of the killing. His testimony at his trial gives no indication of insanity was signed last April 1 could opened for a new wage demand October 1 — the date the union picked —or November 1. On this will depend how much back pay the workers will get out of any.wage ncrease finally negotiated. 2 What is meant in the current contract by a provision calling for a studv of the "wage-profit 1 relationship in connection with any new nay demand. The union says the whole profit picture for 1947 was to be considered; the com pany insisted that only conditions existing on the date the contract was opened should be considered The union ' contends the company vill have made $12,000,000 profits n 1947. at that time." A new trial was asked ground that defendant's on the counsel (R-Mich) had to attend his wife in an emergency and that prejudicial testimony was offered in his absence. The handling of the jury also was said show attacked. The high court, hat "the record however, does not At the war's end Russia had helped herself to a big bite of Poland and had installed governments ot her own choosing there and hi Yugoslavia. The excuse was that Rus- '•ia having been invaded twice by Germany, needed friendly states on her western borders to prevent further attacks. Russia's allies accepted this, tor three reasons. What was done was clone, and it might take trouble to undo it. Relations with Russia were taihopeful, and the Allies' • attitude was conciliatory. Besides, there was some justice in the claims. The Kremlin used the same excuse, but less successfully, when it denied popular will in the border countries through rigged elections, •.hen purged the opposition leaders as "traitors" and "reactionaries." After that the excuse was no good About this time, the resemblance between Stalin's methods and Hi ler's began attracting attention Both heads of slate had welshed Don agreemenls, made "final de mands" and then more demands Both began to accuse peaceable states of encirclement and war mongering, after their other excus Continued on Page Two 20 Years Ago Today Dec. 22, 1927 Sheriff McRae and Deputies Will Porter, Crit Stuart and T. L. Stinson yesterday seized _ 6 copper xvhisKey sin , - - . mrew ms pisiui aim utrgan iiuu& »«• U» of mash and 7 gallons of hquoi m W jk eraon whereupon Albert Taft Plans Another West Tour By JACK BELL Washington, Dec. 22 — (If}— Senator Taft of Ohio is going West again in his race for the Republi- iinri t-iv/ic-irlavitlal. Y\ riWlitt a 11 C\T\ . thlE aid no list of prospective witnesses las been compiled, but that he wants to obtain "a cross section" of American views before the committee acts. '. Already signs are cropping, up ;hat Congress will take lots of time and write its own European recovery plan, rather than accept the one President Truman submitted. And indications are that it will be nowhere near as big as $17,000,000,000. Vandenberg told reporters he will have no statement of his views on the president's proposal until after he hears the evidence laid before his committee. He already nas said he favors the principle of such an aid program, bat has de dined to discuss details other than to observe that he thinks it ougn !o be administered by an independent agency linked only at the policy Continued on Page Two Thousands of persons jammed the downtown streets of Hope today to welcome the arrival-of Santa Claus and an endless line of child- en, some 2200, filed past Old Kris o receive small gifts of candy. The whole; show was staged by the this take held the Madison denial "of a* --"" prohibition _„_,.._. ty Judge Howard Hankms John R. Dot-son, Jr., Denney's opponent in the general election, filed the election contest on May 5 1947, alleging hat election commissioners refused to count the absentee ballots, which would have ven him a majority. penney filed a motion to <3 ui j s h Chamber: of Commerce and local m Ti he C ounty court and also filed merchants. • a demurrer to the complaint,- both Santa was ushered in by the Hope O f > w hich were verruled. He then High School band which led the £n e d a'petition for writ of prohibi- narade around town, finally ending tion, which Circuit Judge J. oam at a lai'ge booth on Main Street. Wood, presideing on exchange, ~ Police roped off a block which was nied, filled with smiling children ~ J parents. Most of the stores be closed Thursday The — „ — a— r ----- from Toledo,' Ohio, who was rofessionally as "SatUa," was re 1 ' >prted to have sent word to her ather m Toledo that she was ready o accept the prison sentence which he believes is inevitable. The slim young 'dancer was visited yesterday by ' a family friend, foe Azcue, Havana hotel operator, She asked him to notify her father that she was resigned to the lact hat she might have to remain in de and p'The court, in affirming Judge Wood's ruling, held there was no win; Today the last until January were taken under submission afflrmed a - cir the rest of the week Department „„„,„„ . , .....,-, -stores will close and today most -judgment of $347.69 for J. C of the downtown grocery stores IP" 11 , .juagint."!. ,"..,*,,__. — t , nntn agreed t o take off Friday. Michael' William __^, Bell Telephony 'Company/^ at Nashville^'Arkansas,^« , in. RedsLakejat Fulton-early;!; terdey where 1 * he, was nt g. v,, v ^ i, .. Two other n$n, in'th Curtis ChfrmWess.'and ~ Parsons, b«Jth-,of Hope, made way to shore",antr the boat ; ' ' ' ~ they the prison where she , has been , OHiciaw saiq -* n ^OQaw«w since Mee was shot to death last d wder. by a powerful Ani-ii in thn pnhin ihov shared that "-the hunting- party, vraB April in the cabin they sharei? aboard Mee's yacht,' ' As she left the visitor's room to return to her cell she waved to newsmen through burst into tears, During the trial, The three Star will holidays, i e take one oi Christmas • i- its and will go to press at noon Wednesday to give employes a day and a half. There !s a Stranger at the Door of a Small Apartment and He Isn't Santa Claus hat appellant's counsel asked to be or was excused x x or that he asked that the trial be temporarily lalted." The court also affirmed sentences of Albert and Willie Wilkerson, convicted by a Jefferson Circuit Court jury for the fatal shooting of George -Clelus Bryant and C. W. Winston near Altheimer last February 9. Albert was convicted on a charge of second degree murder and sentenced to 21 years imprisonmnt and Willie was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and his sentence fixed al three years. According to testimony, Bryant, a deptv sheriff, his brother, Arthie, and Winston, were riding in a jeep when a car passed them al high speed, and they pursued it. When they forced the car to stop. Bryant and Winston alighted and walked back to the car, and the shooting started. The state contended that Albert Wilkerson began firing as the two „„,..,„ approached, while the defense was ..lions HTial Bryant, "without good cause, auons. i , hjs - slol gnd began fil .j ng at can presidential nomination time 'on a tour which will him into Harold E. Stassen's home state of Minnesota. Taft's visit to Minneapolis for a Lincoln Day address February 12 is in the nature of returning a call Stassen made to Ohio in October. Because each was consulted in advance and approved the other's invasion of his home grounds, talk of a tacit understanding between the ;wo has grown. Both are announced candidates for the nomination. Both are interested in seeing that Gov. Thomas E. Dewey of New York doesn't repeat at the June convestion in Philadelphia his successful bid for the 1944 nomination. Each would like to inherit the other's strength if one falls by the wayside in the early convention voting. Whjje both men insist they have no agreement, few politicians think that Slassen will risk incurring the By HAL BOYLE Yonkers, N. Y. —(/P)— There is a stranger at the door of a small uasement apartment here, and he sn't Santa Claus. The stranger is death. He has been waiting at the threshold for so long now that Thomas and Lua Linehan have almost reconciled themselves to the time when he will enter. Their three-year-old daughter, Peggie Ann, knows that he is coming for her, bat she doesn't quite understand what it all means. The endless lethargy she soon will know already has slowed her. But she pily to a is looking forward Christmas party. a raid near Hope on LewisMlie wilkerson in se l£-defense, and Highway— The Sunshine bakery on aefenge of his brot her. took displeasure of the Taft adherents by going into the May 4 primary n Ohio. Similarly. Taft evidently plans only to show himself to the people of Minnesota in the hope that they will remember him if Stassen is eliminated from the competition. But the Ohio senator has more succulent political fish to fry in two other speaking dates, and possibly two more, on the February trip. It is one of the few on which he will •embark while Congress is in ses in his ae . Second Street suffered a $.21)011 lire brot h e r's pistol x x x and fired on loss— A sensational manhunt ol he Rrvan t. .and that Winston, being in year ended in Oregon with the line of fire| was unintentionally capture of William Edward Hick- S ho1." hap She doesn't remember she already has had her Christmas party — three weeks ago, when it seemed the stranger at the door could be put off no longer. The mother told me about it in Ihe small family living room- bright with Christmas decorations, as Peggie Ann played listlessly on i sofa with her 18-month-old sis- er, Judy. Mrs. Linehan, a slim, dark-haired girl, is Canadian. She Just then Peggie Ann lifted her grave brown eyes and the motner finished the sentence softly: "Home to d-i-e." She spelled the last word. , "We had the Christmas party_foi her on Dec. 10th. We had c fine Christmas tree, but we couldn t get her many, things because the money was all gone for medical expenses There was a small doll and toy piano, some picture books — and the neighborhood children brought her some gifts. "But she most of the „ „ building contracto against Dr. and Mrs. E. F. Norton for repairs to property owned by I the Mortons, • • The Clark circuit was affirmed in two cases. One granted, possession of four lots- in Gurdon to. Mrs. Ettie May Brown Sandridge and, evicted her husband, June A. Sandridge, from the property. The court also awarded $375 in rents accrued on the nroperty. The other upheld the award of $846 to Ted McDaniel for damages in an alleged breach of contract in a cotton sale transaction with Ira Vlinton. McDaniel said he pur- lased 24 bales of cotton from Min-< on, and that he resold it to a Lit : e Rock buyer and that Minton eld up delivery until the price went UD forcing McDaniel to pay ;55 extra a bale. Also affirmed as a Jefferson cir- ult award to H. E. Garrett, taxi a door, then .... which ended Friday, Patricia maintained that Mee, an American naval officer during the war, was about to beat her and that she grabbed a pistol to ward him off. The weapon went off accidentally, ihe said, nd the bullet struck Mee in tne neck. He died four days later, •o- huntinr he victim'* watc m., Sheritt\Clau. Kolb is survived by h»» parent was weak and slep time. She doesn't re member the party." Peggie Ann. dressed in . and a pale yellow robe figured with red apples, looked up and said "I want my dollie." Her mothe got it. The child called her dol "Little Judy" to distinguish • 'mm her sister, who •Bis Judy." "She lives only on Singer sion. Arrangements have been made for him to speak at a Lincoln Day wanted in connection with supreme court, in affirming ' i K. -,'•! \* the slaying of 12-year-old Marian lne j ury - s verdict, said "there was Parker, Los Angeles school girl— testimony • of a substantial nature c .anla Claus letters were received U rom which the jury was justified from Marjorie Lee Dildy, Fay and m finding that Albert Wilkerson be- Leo Crane, Jeanne Duke, Henry ean firing at the.two slam men be- Olmstead, Hester Stvpud, 9,i?djfpre any hpstile demonstration had Laury Je&n Oray.' l^een maMe. t , t k , „ , met her with the husband while Red Cross in working Alaska, where he was stationed with the American liere four first war air forces. She came years ago. one of the brides. Tom Linehan : ; a now." said Mrs. " works in a fish store here. In September, 1946, an operation^ ,. .... DlT1 .v,,.. 7 -— on Peggie Ann disclosed cancer;want to go to the hospital and thl young parents were told 1 "---=- - •- --••»-« "» ' . . drinks two quarts a day. mai all her stomach will hold.. except for some vitamins and a little candy now and then. , .. "She suffers at night and the doctor left me something to quiet her when the pain is too bad. bhe Vnows what is going to happen. Often in the evciiins when she ffjels bad she says. 'Daddy. I think I m dvin*. I'm "awfully sick. But I don t ITU Refuses to Produce Records Washington, Dec. 22 — (IP) —Th AFL International Typographica Union today ref jsed to produce re cords subpcnaed IB' the Taft Har ley Act Case brought against th union by the American Newspape Publishers Association, thereb tossing the proceeding into th courts .... ...,-.- „ ... Allen Sinsheimer, attorney rep- operator, against the Southern rese n^ n g Robert N Denham, gen- farmers Mutual Insurance Co , or eraTcounsel of the National Labor Pine Bluff, for $1,000 insurance on Relations board announced the '-'- -"- J n ' Denahm office will go-into a federal district court for enforcement of the lubpenaes directing the union to produce the records at NLRB hearings. The hearings were adjourned until Wednesday, Jan. 7, in Chicago They will 09 resumed at that time whether or not the courts have acted on the subpenaes. Tojo to Take the Stand Today W.VAUGHN 22 — (UP)—Former Hideki Tojo, Japanese the trigger on Aged 89, Di< "9 f r[>r~T l rf*'?e- -»^|l"^=^ .' Earl 89, widow of the Jate James; Gunter, died* at her. 7" today. She was, i Baptist Church^;. She is'.survived; Wylie E. of McNeil, and Henry.puHteLof John G^t^JJlAtJa thw son automobile which was demoi an shed. 2:30 north serve Heavy Fighting Breaks Out in Palestine Oiye, Rational, nved, Cao nouneed to, tributed TUCM»|: Company aie asked at tha,l - Re- today Arab-Jewish Jerusalem, Dec. liable private sources said that "large scale" Aral fighting had broken out this morning at Ya/.ur in southern Palestine — scene of clashes yeslerday which brought to 300 the unofficial count of deaths since the United Nations HoniripH tn oai'tilion the Holy Land. ,„ ^Th^sou 0 ,^ said the fighting to- P^mer Subscri; Star If their less. child's condition was hope Early this month she was stricken again and hospital physicians 101 nun 10 spean at a t^m^um ***j ~.* —» ,v , ,. * , ,-, " • A.,., dinner in Omaha Feb. 13 and at a said they didn t expect Peggie Ann similar affair in Denver Feb. 14. (to.Jive. Taft's visit to Omaha comes just four days before a schedule pre- primary convention of Nebraska Republicans. Operating under machinery provided by state law, me convention can endorse candidates for state and national office whose names will appear on the April 13 primai-y ballot. •That night Father Gallagher of our parish gave her the last rites," said Mrs. Linehan. "Her feet were icy cold. Her body was dead, but her heart still beat. "The next morning she came out of her coma —by the will of God. ,The, doctors lejt us take her home tO -T-." , , °f Ann, holding no the Christmas she already has, had. is expecting more presents for her doll — a small cradle, a toy refrigerator and some tiny pots and pans "so I can cook meals 101 little Judy." , .. Her mother said, that despite the family budget situation, some way toys would be found to get the if Santa Claus comes in be- of scattered disorders 1 cific. Fiom statements , Ihe Holy Land yester- war's end, it is, believed he also daVThowed that 10 more persons will try to shield Emperor Hiro- had been added to the toll of dead, hito, , ' Testimony of Tojo, tqjp man ot ,26 now on trial, will th;ow the lag- CLERK APPOINTED g i n g Tokyo trial into high, gear snd _(/P,— Gov- wward a conclusion ——*-» ™** fore the stranger at the door. The doctor says she may go Mimfi in her sleep now, salu grate- anytime in her Mrs. Linehan. sleep now, •We're .lust fwl we've had her thjs_ long Little Rock, Dec. 22 ernor Laney today Luther Hopkins, Fort Sebastian' Circuit Clerk appointed Smjth as who . ^ pec 7 _ ; W

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