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WV' *"> "t* •'•X' r 1 1 1^ r iA I i' feil HOPE STAR,"HOPE, ARKANSAS Monday, December 29, 1947 M,* M r«> ? ASS/FIED Be IB Ottic* Day Before Publication ' .75 ..... 1.35 «,> 1.50 Day* Day§ Month .90 1.60 4.50 1.20 2.CO 1.00 2.SO 7.SO 3,00 9.00 9.60 10.50 4.00 12.00 4.5C 13.50 5.00. 15.00 1.50 1.80 2,10 2.40 2,70 ,..». 8.00' ,_ tore"* for' ConUnubui Insertions Only ^ '«nt?'Ads Casn in Advance " " ' Over tbo Phone For Sale % TON PICK-UP v GOOD and tires. $275. 405 South g^wood. Paul Hoolc-n. 20-Bt TWO ROOM UPSTAIRS APART- ment. Electric box, bath, two closets and hall. Private entrance. Couple only. :No pets. Call 208-J or see Roy Beck at 705 :;BtrrcHER HOG, CORNFED. ut in locker. Sec W. B. s, -Phone ll7fl-J-2, 24-3t 6, 4 DOOR SEDAN ar • tiros, tubes, 2 afiJS, quiet motor. $385. Lee " South Elm St. 24-31 Services Offered KEEPING OH CARE OF invalid, or' sick person. Refer"fees,'!!), M. Head, Patmos, Rt. ""• ->_ 23-Ot Lost __CK, SCOTTIE DOG. REWARD Hf t fjreturned to W, K. Lemley, IrPhonc 1 134 or 20. 26-3t . BILLFOLD WITH idle carving and stitching. Sentrfication card and $1,00. Re ';,to James Gordon White ie -631-W. 27-3t Wonted to Buy For Rent ROOMS FURNISHED FOR light housekeeping. Mrs. J. E. Schooley, Phone 38-F-ll. 17-tf FURNISHED ROOMS. UTILI- ties paid. Also large bedroom to man only. 801 So. Main. Phone 657-W. 26-31 West Ave. B. 27-3t Notice WE BUY USED FURNITURE, One piece or carload. City Furniture Co. Phone 61. 226 East 3rd. Street- 17-tf ROSE'S SNACK SHOP WILL BE closed until January 3, 1948. 18-12t INCOME TAX TIME. DO YOU need help with your income tax troubles? Most farmers and many others are required to file by January 15. See me now. Charge reasonable. J. W. Strickland 27-3w Wonted to Rent 3 OR 4 ROOM UNFURNISHED apartment. References offered Family of three. Phon.j 1089-J 26^3 «£< fr -,» ~~KS, MINKS, MINKS. MINK!, feji.'high, and we need large antities to fill our orders and ^ . .. the following prices or no^re as long as the market justi Hes It. Minks, ex-large $30, Large "1,50, Medium $18, Small $14. i,Can also use your coons and isSum. Do not let anyone tell we won't pay it as we have i buying furs in Prescott, ftrk. for the pasl twenty-live years,'Bring, ship or send your "ITS to us, we want and need Muhlenberg Was Leader Defensively Dec. .29— ....— Th of Pennsylvani New York, keystone state will go down in 1947 football anna. as the home of the nation's gric iron defensive leaders— both m: jor and minor. While Perin State was capturing total defense and rushing defense honors among the majors, the Males of Muhlenberg were doing Fair Enough By Westbrook Pegler Copyright, 1947 By King Features Syndicate Market Report POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, Dec. 29 — i/P) —(USDA) — Live poultry: firm; • receipts 39 trucks one car; prices one lo three cents a pound higher; FOB; fowl 32; leghorn fowl 22; roasters and ryers 40-42; broilers 37-39; old rosters 17; FOB wholesale market: Show me a man who is kind tojheavy ducks 40; small ducks 30; dumb animals and I will trusl him o the ends of the earth, as the old aymg goes, I think. And there, my friends, you have the key to he true nature of VVeslbrook Pcg- er, the man. He used to have a dog or rather everal dogs but usually only one at a time but last year it was a canary called George Spelvin. Spelvin was a conventional canary until, the trip lo Arizona when he conductor, pulling oat of Grand Central, looked up over his glasses and cracked down with a glare on his little .canary. He said, "You understarijd, now, if thai bird raises any disturbance, off he goes." With the atom bomb and Pales- ,ine and thc iron curtain and starvation and woe all over he was going to pull the cord out in the country up around Utica maybe, in he dead of winter, and throw off one canary for disoiderly conduct. Spelvin didn't sing a note that nignt or all next day. After two weeks went by and no singing he, Pcgler, • meaning me, I wrote to ;he warden of a big prison where ;hey have a fpll&w who has been almost 35 years t ln solitary for murder, who is' nutty as a nougat out was allowed, to breed canaries until a few year,s ago when he got fresh again. -When he got fresh again, they nonchalantly took his owl away arid he never will see another bird as Jong as he lives. That Shouldn't be long, though, for he has been away, as they say, ever since 1913. Hope Star Star of Hope 1899; Presi 1927, Consolidated January IB, 1929 iem, now. If you buy furs, see thc same thi "g to take minor col t, r tell your friends. Jewel Ie 8.e laurels. ^ . tfhite, Prescott, Ark. 24-3t J! ^ nd .? v . 0 _ 1 ?.. t)e ' a _ < ; r thar L ^S/L.,!'!! |?\" ' NOTICE Ye Buy All Kinds of FUR J& Port^field & Williams KV'at McDavltt's Office ***"£ on Cotton Row. MS-US BEFORE YOU SELL t rvice ar.d Repair .... • * APPLIANCES » REFRIGERATORS J*_lAII makes and models NER REFRIGERATOR & ELECTRICAL SERVICE < "*"" 4 ~. Elm Phone 7*0 5,p. jn. Phone 909-R lege laurels. And even bettor than their bij time counterparts, who finishec fourth in total offense and second, in rushing offense, Ihe Allentowiv Pa., Mules, also led Ihe nation's minors in total offense and were secqnd lo the College of the Pacific Tigers in rushing : - offense. Fresno, (Calif) State was the nation's minor college forward passing offense leader, while little St. Lawrence of Canton, N. Y, erected the best team passing among the small schools. defense He is still a great'authority on the diseases of! canaries and is even a canary psychiatrist of soils, so the warden put a.'hypothetical case to him arid he wrote his recommendations. Spelvin soon began to chitter and In no time he was rotating his head off. I senl the warden a check'-for $10, but I can't imagine what good it can do the" v poor. guy because prisoners in lid class arc allowed to buy abso- .ujtely nothing outside the regular Standard diet. No cookies, no candy Jars. Nothing. They, get a regular issue of tobacco and papers but no store cigarettes.- It makes you ask God lo make you a better boy, doesn't it? Last summer, Spelvin's talons grew so long that he could almost palm a young lamb so I asked the bird man al the Bronx zoo whal they did about''the condors when their claws got too big. He said to soften them with olive oil until they were -nice and pliable and then pinchftthem off with nippers. I started.;,.,tp do this bul Spelvin gol away a'nic} flew up on one of the perchesi'ja'nd when I made a grab r.^ REMOVED FREE feteV' .Within 40 Milea DEAD HORSES, COWS ond CRIPPLES .a Rendering Plant P83-W (Phone Collect) j^ttjfo Answer Phone 3I58-R ,T t WANTED 10 CARS TO WRECK m* PAY CASH IB'S WRECKING YARD lighway 67 West Pho. 57 Muhlenberg, which, won nine of its its ten games, losing only to Temple, ,7-6, ( in its only sashay out of its class averaged 427.8 yards per game to take total of: Ce se leadeship. The Mules were second in rushing with 283 yards per game average; and second in passing with 144.8 yards average upstairs per contest. Here are the leaders, as released by the National Collegiate Athletic Bureau on the basis of games reported to it: Total offense— (Gains rushing and passing) —.Muhlenberg, 427,8 yards /average per.game. Hushing offense—College of Pacific 294.3 yards per game aver- Passing Off eh s e young hen turkeys 54; young toms under 18 pounds 42; over 18 Ib 39; old loms 32. Buller firm; receipts (two days) 312,23; prices 1-2 to 1 1- 2ccnts a pound higher; 03 score AA 92 A and 90 B 8; 89 C 78; cars the same. Eggs unsettled; recepts (two days) 2,6352; prices unchanged except current receipts one to two cents a dozen lower; U. S. extras no. 1 53; No. 2 52; No. 3 and 4 50-51; U. S . standards No. 1 and 250; No.3 and 4 48; current re- cepls 45-46; dirties 38; checks 37. o ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Stockyards, 111., Dec. 29 — (/P) — Hogs, 17,000; uneven; weights 180 Ibs up 1.00 to 1.75 lower lhan Friday's average; lighter weights 1.50-2.00 lower; sows 75 to 1.00 lower; bulk good and choice 18-300 Ibs 28.00-50; several loads early, mostly weights under 240 Ibs 28.75; top 29.00"sparingly; most 100-170 Ibs 26.25-27.00; 130-150 Ibs 40026.25; 100-120 Ibs 21.00-23.25; good sows 450 Ibs down 25.00-75; few 26.00; over 450 Ibs 24.25-2500; slags 1700-20.00. Cattle, 5,500; calves, 1,100; mostly medium to average good steers offered with inquiry active although higher asking prices delaying movement; several loads and lots medium and good steers fully steady at 23.50-29.50; one load good steers 31.00; medium and good heifers and mixed yearlings fully steady at 19.00-26.00; cows opening fully steady; good cows around 18.00-20.00; common ancl medium 15.50-17.50; canners and cutters 1250-15.00, although some light southern canners still in first hand; bulls 25 to 50 higher; good beef bulls to 22.00; sausage bulls 21.00 down: choice vealers 3.00 higher with top at 3G.OO, a new record higher; other grades sleady lo 2.00 up; food and choice 28.00-36.00; common and medium 14.50-26.00. Sheep, 3,500: market not fully eslablished; few odd lots early aboul sleady with Friday's average' few good and choice wool lambs 25.25-75; part deck mostly good wool yearling wethers 21.00. Published every weekday afternoon by STAR PUBLISHING CO. C. E. Palmer, President Alt*. H. Waihburn, Secretary-Treasure- at the Star building 212-214 iouth Walnut Street Hope, Ark AUx. H, Waihbum, Editor & Publisher Paul H. Janet, Managing Editor Giorgo W. Hosmer, Mech. Supt. Jen M. Davit, Aavertising Managar Emma G. Thomai, Cashier Entered as second class matter at th> Post Office at Hope, Arkansas, under Iht Act of March 3, 1897. (AP)—Means Associated Press. (NEA)—Means Newspaper Enterprise Association. Subscription Rates: (Always Payable l! Advance): By city carrier per w,eek 20t per month 85c. Mail rates—in Hemp stead, Nevada. Howard, Miller one kahayette counties, $4.50 per yenr; els* #here $8.50. « National Advertising Representative — Arkansas Dailies, Inc.; Memphis, lenn Slerick Building; Chicago, 400 North Mich igan Avenue; New York Citv, 292 Madisoi Ave.; Detroit, Mich., 2842 W. Grano *lvd.; Oklahoma City, 314 lerrrmal Bldg. New Orleans, 722 Union St. GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago,- Dec. 29 — (/P) — Buying credited to cash houses and commercial interests lifted grain futures prices from early lows at the Board of Trade today. Dealings were considered relatively light and some of the trading was in were considered relatively light and some of the tradnig was in frew"up"on "one"of the tho nature of evening up for the age. Forward Loan Payments .Reduced? Extra Cash? of WHERE you r , F can probably help ' fJncc all Government a . jNWlfltlons have now been |r«rnoved. If you want your *•"-"-nents reduced, or If need extra cash, pr , see MS right away. v ---.S evpr kee P a customer waiting longer than neces- '!«•>• We are headquarters >r QA6H. Come and get It. KO ||7 M Askfor Mr. Tom McLaity otthe HOPE CO. Phone 299 Fresno (Calif.) State 151.6 yards average per game, . . Total Dejens'e—(Against rushes and passes)— Muhlenberg, 113,4 yards average per game and Emporia (Kas) Teachers 155.3, for; fourth place. • : berg 37.2 yards yieled per ga me Rushing Defense "— (1) Muhlenberg 37.2 yards yielded per game. Emporia (Kas) (sixth place.) Teachers 88 t l Forward Pass Defense— (1) St. Lawrence (Canton, N. Y.) 43.8 yards yielded per game. -- o - .' PROCTOR PLANTER DIES- 'Memphis, Tenn., Dec. 29— (/P)— Henry Craft, 49, owner of a large plantation at Proctor, Ark., and active in civic affairs in Critlen- den counly, Ark., died today at his home here. :Craft moved to Memphis last week after having lived at Proctor more than 20 years. Ho was a member of a pioneer Memphis family. His widow, three sons and daughter survive. LET FOY DO IT • Level yards • Dig Post Holes • Plow Gardens • Cut Vacant Lots • Also custom work. MAMMONS TRACTOR CO. Phone 1066 8. Walnut St. for him'; he ,made a graceful leap for the trapeze,'the way he usually does. But with the olive oil he slipped, missed; his footing and sprained his ankle. : 'He 1 was supposed not to try any fancy leaps for at least three weeks but a few days later he got fresh and hopped to the. trapeze. He 'made that all right, so then he hopped to the perch. On that ankle he was slow to duck and the trapeze swung over and hit him, "in the back of the head/.'and knocked him cold. I gave him a slug Ofj'Old Grand-Dad and it brought him around quick but it also got him cockeyed. He tried the trapeze and this time he missed completely and hit smack on his snoot; Since then he sings fine but 1 think he is punchy from getting hit again and again in the back of his head by, that trapeze. No timing at all. Jumps off onto the perch yelling "Look! 'No hands!" Then the trapeze comes back and "'zonk." it conks him and he staggers around muttering "He pulled a knife on me!" '•That is all there is to Ihe canary phase of the true story of P?glcr, the irian. . I'am not going lo have any more dogs. You can divide your lifetime into the lifetimes of your dogs. If I were lo have another 12- year dog starling now, he would die just when it hit 65. That is no time to lose a good friend. Up to last year, I had two dogs, a thoroughbred Dachshund and a little stringy Mutt. The Dachshund had powerful jaws and Ihe Mull had jaws like a sugar longs, and together they were a good team on woodchucks. • The Hund would go down a hole and the Mull would come home for help. Then down we all would go with pickaxes ancl crowbars and mine him out. Ho gol cul up something awful but he ated chucks in a dumb way and here was no quit in him, where voodchucks were concerned. Otherwide, he was no dice wilh ne. The breeder who sold him to me vas a Roosevelt loyalist and 1 on't suppose you could ma«e a ase out of this because how coulc uiybody know I was going to want n Dachshund when I never had one efore and they are strictly an ec- •entrictiy, anyway? However, yoi "ive me a pup for his first seven For .... LIGHTING, COOLING, WIRING, MOTORS, and APPLIANCES or anything ELECTRICAL See ALLEN ELECTRIC CO. 24 Hour Service Day Phone Night Phone 833 806 204 South Elm n r% WANTED - Logs & Blocks GUM - HACKBERRY - ELM - LYNN SYCAMORE - HOLLY - BAY iHOPE BASKET CO. Coll 1900 or Contact Office Just Received a New Shipment of Butane Gas Ranges Priced $140 each. $30 down, 12 months to pay. Hope Butane Gas Co. Phone 188 Hiway 67 west Hope, Ark. end of the year. During the session oats were independently strong on good commercial demand. Corn borrowed some of its rallying power from oats, but bookings on a to-arrive jasis were light, placed at 40,000 Dushels against sales of 56,000 oushels. Wheat followed an uncertain trend during the early trading, but moved to above Saturday's close near the finish. At the close wheat was 1-2 to 1 1-2 higher than Saturday's close, May $2.94 1-4—1-2. Corn was 1-8 lower to 1 1-2 higher, May $2.51 5-8—1-2. Oats were 1-8 lower to 1 1-4 higher, May $1.17 1-4—3-8. Soybeans were 2 to 3 cenls higher, Marrh $3.97. Member of (ho Associated Press: Thi Associated Press is entitled exclusively te the use for republication of all the loca news printed in this newspaper as well a all AP news dispatches. W. E. Lamb SPORTS ROUNDUP -By Hugh 8, Fullerton, Jr.- Hospital Top Teams Beginning to Shape Up By JOE REICHLER New York, Dec. 29 — ....— The basketball picture on New Year's night should give the fans a pretty good indication of who's who in the college cage world. By lhal date, a majority of the current unbeaten crop — some 30- odd quintets — will have been Inrough tljc mill following a flock of tough games tonight, tomorrow and Wednesday. In addition such power-packed but once-beaten fives as North Carolina State, Holy Lross, Kentucky, Oklahoma A. & M., Purdue, Bowling Green, Georgetown, Temple, Utah, Syracuse, Michigan and Michigan State also will have encountered stiff opposition. Three of Ihe 23 major unbcatcns, for inslance, are scheduled to compete in the three-day Oklahoma city tournament which gets under way tonight. They are Texas' (8-0), Hamline (6-0) and Alabama (4-0). Two of these are certain to face defeat for the first lime, and with such strong opposition as the Okla(3-1) Wyoming (62) and Baylor horna Aggies (6-1), Georgia Tech (5-3, it is not at all improbable that all three may be knocked off the unbeaten perch. Kansas Slale (8-0), New York William Evert Lamb, 59, died in a local hospital at 11:20 a.m. Monday afler a short illness. Us was an employe of Temple Collon Oil company for 20 years. New York, Dec. 29 —(/P)—Bob 3uinn, who has been in baseball lor 55 years, as player, scout, manager ana executive, mainlams lhat in all that time he has known of only one big league manager who made good witnout the training that comes from piloting in the minors. That one is Bucky Harris. . . "And Harris," adds Quinn, "had the advantage of talking things over every morning with ClarK Griffith, who knew all about managing and who ' was just off .the bench himself when Bucky first started in Washington." . .'Another opinion that Quinn offers emphatically is that a manager is foolish to go out on the coaching lines. "He has enough to do running the team from the bench," Bob maintains. "It's awkward -because he has to call the batter up from thc plate' to talk to him. And if he makes a mistake coaching the players on the bench will be growl nig. All clubhouse lawyers are MUTUAL NETWORK 149O Monday p.m., Dec. 29 5:00 Hop Harrigan— M born right there on the bench." Monday Matinee It's a safe bet lhat the Georgia Tech-Kansas Orange Bowl football tussle won't end in a tie—or is it? In Bobby Dodd's three years as head coach, Tech hasn't played a tie, winning 22 and losing nine. But Kansas drew in two of Ihis seasons len " games. London's Olympic organizers are seeking American advertising for the program for next summer's games—which indicates where they think the crowd is coming from Coach Bruce Drake figures this year's Oklahoma U. basketball team is the best-passing outfit he ever has coached, but it is shy on reserves University (6-U), Western Kentucky and defense. Look out for the i" :"3._fM r P n I »i *5 r» /on C* T m.: n /en Sr>ntipr*c M ov f vn n P 4 Vir»ti tr Vi nrlinvi «i (6-0), Toledo (8-0, St. Louis (5-0, and Louisville (70) face the most difficult assignfents. Coach Jack Gardner's speedy Kansas Stale Wildcats, who already boast victories over such stalwarts as Indiana. Oklahoma and Oklahoma A. & M., take on formidable Canisius Survivors are: three sons, Wil-! at the latter's home courl in Buf- liam Howard, Hope, Cecil, Tyler, Texas, Evert Lamb Jr., Magnolia; one daughter, Mrs. Elcry Harris, Magnolia; one brother, John Lamb, Texarkana; four sisters, Mrs. Charlie Phillips, Mena, Mrs. Myrtle Watkins, Los Angeles, Calif., Mrs. Robert Shaw, Dekalb, Texas, Mrs. May Chapman, Oklahoma City, Okla.. Funeral services and burial will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Sardis Methodisl Church near Nashville. Rev. W. C. Lewis will officiate." Tourney NEW YORK COTTON New York, Dec. 29 — (IP)— Cotton futures registered small gains in slow dealings today. Mill buying againsl texlile sales mel only limit B" The Associated Press Slill on Ihe short end of vic- lories, Southwest Conference basketball teams will continue intcr- seclional competilion Ihis week, preparatory lo Ihe opening of their championship race Jan. 5. The Texas Longhorns, defending conference champion, were idle last week and remained the South west's only undefeated member. Tournaments will occupy all quintets this week. Arkansas will wind up play in the Los Angeles invitalional meel by taking on Pcp- perdine in the consolation finals Tuesday night. The Razorbacks then will move lo San Francisco lo 'batlle Oregon, Stanford and San Francisco in another tourney opening Friday night. '•Texas, Baylor and Rice will compete in the Oklahoma City all-college tournament beginning today, while Southern Methodist, Texas Christian and Texas A. &. M. will 'alo's Memorial auditorium tomorrow They also meet strong St. Joseph's in Philadelphia next Satur- Sooners next year, though, when a guy named Treebcrger becomes eligible. . . Just Common Sense The National Collegiate ed commission house profil laking. ]be among contestants in the Forl '•"--"- ;.-..:<-- ~i *- <Some scatlered hedging was in evidence, while the demand for distant months was predicated on expectalions of a 25 points or more rise in the mid-December cotlon parity price scheduled to be announced afler Ihe close. Some quarters lalkcd of a continued rise in parity next year as a possibility thai Ihe 1948 crop loans might be 30 cents or more a pound on 15-1 inch middling compared with 1947 cotton average crop loan of 27.94 cents a pound. Futures closed 95 cents to $1.65 a bale higher than the previous close. Mch high 35.98 — low 35.74 — last 35.95-96 up 19 to 20 May high 35.75 8 low 35.54 — last 35.74-75 up 19 to 20 Jly high 34.65 — low 34.47 — last 34.63 up 21 Oct high 31.77 — low 31.GO — last 31.75 up 23 Dec high 31.25 — low 30.98 — last 31.24 up 33 Mch high 31.00 — low 30.74 — last Worth invitational tournament The Arkansas Razorbacks' two giants— six-fool-ten George Kok New York U. fresh from ils 7033 win over Missouri Saturday, tackles its largest oi5stacle thus far this season in Temple, conqueror of Kentucky, at Madison Square Garden tomorrow night. The Violets also meet Colorado New Year's night. All Western Kentucky must do to remain undefeated by New Year's Day is to knock off high- stepping Bowling Green tonight. The latter has whipped only 10 of the 11 opponents laced thus far. Toledo takes on no mean assign- menl tomorrow when it attempts to betler ils record against Cornell, one of Ihe strongest of the ivy League. St. Louis' Billikins, rated one of the lop teams in Ihe nation, after convincing triumphs over Baylor, Missouri, Arkansas State, Minnesota and Rice, engages Georgetown (6-1) tomorrow as a "tuneup" for Iheir impending clash wilh Holy Cross (4-1) Friday. Georgetown gets a second chance to trip up an undefeated five when it tackles Louisville New Year's Day. Five teams — Arizona. Stanford, California, Georgetown and Lawrence Tech — were knocked off the unbeaten list last week. St. Francis of Brooklyn whipped Arizona 79-70; Nebraska defeated Stanford 51-47; Minnesota nipped California 60-58; Santa Clara upset Georgetown, 4539; and Utah defeated Lawrence Tech, 62-58; in overtime. California, which reversed its Friday defeat by walloping the Gophers, 59-35, the next night, previously had lost twice but each time against non-collcgiale foes. Other outstanding Saturday night now refers to its widely-publicized "purity code" as the "sanitj' code" and proposed amendme'nts lo Ihe constitulion which will be considered next week leave a loophole for payments above actual expenses, "if awarded on the basis of qualifications in which high scholarship is a major factor." (Gel lliose lasl two words). 5:15 Superman—M 5:30 Capt. Midnight—M 5:45 Tom Mix—M 6:00 Fulton Lewis, Jr.—M 6:15 News Five Star Final 6:20 Today in Sports 6:30 Henry J. Taylor—M 6:45 Dinner For Two 7:00 Scotland Yard—M 7:30 Adventures of Charlie Chan —M 8:00 Gabriel Heattcr—M 8:15 Real Life Stories—M 8:30 High Adventure—M 9:00 Fishing & Hunting Club—M 9:30 Henry A. Wallace—M 9:45 Alan Lomax—M 10:00 News Final Home Edition 10:10 Sportingly Yours 10:15 Gene Krupa's Orch.—M 10:30 Bob Hope Sports Dinner Award—M 10:55 Mutual Reports the News 11:00 SIGN OFF Tuesday a.m., Dec. 30 6:00 SIGN ON 6:01 Southern Buddies 6:15 Market News 6:20 Southern Buddies 6:30 News First Edition 6:45 Air-Lane Trio 7:00 Your Farm Reporter 7:15 Happy Holiday Farm 7:30 Thc Devotional Hour 7:45 Musical Clock 7:55 News Coffee Cup Edition 8:00 Uncle Ben 8:30 Shady Valley Folks—M 8:55 Today on KXAR 9:00 Cecil Brown—M 9:15 Failh in our Time—M 9:30 Say It Wilh Music—M 10:00 Bill Harrington—M 10:15 Tell Your Neighbor—M A A !0:30 Heart's Desire—M 11:00 Kate Smith Speaks—M 11:15 Victor H. Lindlahr—M 11:30 Coast Guard on Parade—M Tuesday p.m., Dec. 30 Legionaires P!ay Tonight The undefeated Hope American Legion Independent cage team will meet a strong team from Stamps in the Hope High School Gym tonighl at 8 o'clock. The visiting team . is composed of former Slamps high school and Magnolia A. & M. college players and are led by B. O. Slrange. A small admission will be charged. The public is inviled. and 6-6 Al Williams top the conference's individual scorers with 133 and 112 points, respectively, in seven games. CITY ELECTRIC CO. Electrical Repair* PHONE 784 months and I will fix his habits and prejudices so thai you positively can't ever change them. It certainly seems mighty funny Ihe way Ihis Dachshund acled toward me. I polled him and babied him and yel the dirty lillle double-crosser would wait until strangers were around and then he would lie down and Cringe and whine. "Oh, don't get that terrible club that you beat me with this morning! Don'I kick me anymore" Why, Ihe rat! I never laid a hand lo him excepl lo feed him and gentle him but he was always ac cusing me in public. 'It wasn't exactly libel or slander. He was too clever for that. He was like those nasty Communist females do\v:i in the garment dis- SMALLEST FORCE The. smallest British military Corce in Ihe world is localcd on ;he Pacific islands of Gilberl and Ellice. The Ocean Island Defense, as it is known, consists of one officer and 20 "other ranks." 30.95N up 30 Middling spot 36.77N up 19 N-Nominal. NEW ORLEANS COTTON New Orleans, Dec. 29 — Cotlon futures advanced here today on trade buying and short covering in a much more active market tha in recent sessions. Closing prices were very steady 95 cenls to $1.20 a bale higher. Mch high 35.98 — low 35.77 — close 35.97-98 May high 35.77 — low 35.56 — close 35 75-77 Jly high 34.64 — low 34.49 — close 34.62-64 Oct high 3177 — low 31.61 — close 31.74-75 Dec high 31.23 — low 30.99 — close 31.22B B-Bid NEW YORK STOCKS New York, Dec. 29 —Mild recovery tendencies persisted loi assorted stocks today but many leaders were thrown for moderate losses. The retreat was general through most of the session. A ittle buying cropped up in Ihe final hour ;uic extreme declines running to a point trict who would flop down in front I or better were shaded in a mun of some good.Irish cop and scream, I her of czacs at the close with phi. "ow! The dirty cossack hit me over signs fairly well distributed. Trans ... . ....-• dirty _._. the head wilh his club and kicked ne in the pelvis with his great big shoes" When all he did was say, "all right, girls, break it up!" Exactly the samo tactics except that he didn't say anything. People would say. "look al lhal great big hulk pretending to be so genlle and look al that poor little Hund. They don't cringe like lhat unless they have been terribly abused." 1 got disgusted and gave him away to some neighbors. Democrats but nice people. And. because they were- inseparable, I gave them Ihe litlle Mutt, loo. A few weeks ago I was driving along aboul dusk and here came the Mull, homeward bound from his girl's house. 1 slopped and he hopped in for Ihe ride over to town and back. A few days laler I heard he had been run over. That is the way it goes. Always the guy or the wrong dog. wrong signs fers for the full proceedings were in the vicinity of 1,200.000 shares Improved were Firestone Tire Texas Gulf Producing (recording i 1947 high), Sinclair Oil, Sears Reo buck, Deere, Schenley, Distillers Corp., Weslinghouse, Warren Pe Iroleum and Eastern Air Lines. Laggars Ihe greater part of tin day included Bethehem steel Youngstown Sheet, General Motor;. Chrysler, Montgomery Ward, Wool worth, Western Union, Nortl American. Anaconda, Americai Can (at the yar's low), Owens-11 linois, American Woolen, Twentiell Century-Fox, United Air Lines Sanla Fe, Southern Pacific, Pen nsylvania Railroad, Geat Norhlcn Railway, Chesapeake & Ohio, Gul Oil, Mission Corp. and Phillip Petroleum. Bonds held to. a slim and unevei groove. Western Kentucky 80, Utah Slale 9. Seton Hall 46, Rutgers 43. Temple 73, Dartmouth 54. UCLA 64, St. Joseph's 54 Utah 41, Canisius 36. Niagara 46, Southern California 3. Ohio Slale 68, Washington 60. North Carolina Stale 65, Cincin lali 54. Southern Mclhodist 41, Wyoming 9. Syracuse 53, Brigham Young 45. San Francisco 44, Oregon Stale ,2. Marshall (WVa) 73, Idaho 44. Gcoj'ge Texas 47. Pcpperdine 59, West Arkansas to Third Place Los Angeles, Dec. 29 — (/P) — finals of the Los Angeles Invitational basketaball tournament tomorrow nigh' will pit Syracuse against Marshall College for the championship and Arkansas against Pepperdine for third place It took a desperate second-,half rally by favored Syracuse to down Brigham- Young University, 53 to 45, in the semi-finals Saturday night. Marshall swamped Idaho, 73 to 44. Arkansas, which had been upset by Brigham Young in the 1st round bounced back to whip Loyola of Los Angeles, CO lo 47, Salurday night. The Razorbacks built up a 33-13 load i:i the first half and coasted in. Tlie Arkansans hit only slightly more than half of their free I la-envy — making 20 of 38 — but the charity tosses provided the difference as Loyola made only seven Each team tallied 20 field goals. Donovan of Loyola was high point man with 18. Al Willianif paced Arkansas with 14 points — f 'ishl of Ihem from the free throw line. George Kok made 12 and Jim Caihcart added ten as the Porker scoring was. evenly distrib Dixie Bowl Participants Working Hard Fayetteville, Dec. 29 — (IP)— If Ihe nature of their practice sessions means anything, Ihe Arkansas Razorbacks are going to fulfill Coach John Barnhill's promise thai they'll throw plenty of passes against William and Mary in thc Dixie Bowl. Nearly all of yesterday's snappy workout was devoted lo aerial work, and more of Ihe same was expected loday. Clyde Scoll, Aubrey Fowler, Kcr Holland and Gordon Long have been alternating in throwing forwards for the Razorbacks, who have depended mainly on a power ful ground altack and have usec aerials sparingly for Ihe lasl Iwo years. The Porkers also have been working on pass defense, showing improvement over their regular season ability in Ihis phase of play Arkansas will have ils .final home workout tomorrow afternoon, aftei which Ihe squad will board a spe cial train for Birmingham. Th Razorbacks will practice in Ihe Dixie Bowl afler arriving in Birm ingham Wednesday aflernoon. 3,000 Watch W. & M. Birmingham, Ala, Dec. 29 — (IP — The William and Mary Indians went through their gridiron antics before about 3,000 fans here yester day as Coach Rube McCray mad final preparations for the Jan. Dixie Bowl engagement wilh thc Arkansas Razorbacks. Obviously recalling the statemen of Arkansas' John Lj Barnhill Ilia his Raborbacks would throw a lo of passes at the Indians, McCraj placed emphasis on pass defense. The Tribe has pulled down 26 op position passes this year, and Taj! back Jack Brace led Ihe nation ii that field wilh nine interceptions. Following the workout, Coac! McCray said he was well pleasec wilh Ihe Indians' performance yesterday. "My boys are in fin spirits,'" he said. "We'll be in gooi shape Thursday and ready for the game." The fans Ihemselves were obviously pleased wilh Ihe drills. Stanley Magdziak, Buddy Lex and Tommy Korczowski drove long punts clown the field in a kicking workout. Korczowski, sidelined by a fractured ankle in Ihe third game of the season with V.P.I., said his leg nad not bothered him al all in )iis drills here. The team will move over io Legion Field site of the Dixie Bowl encounter, for workouts Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons.' A luncheon for the governor of Virginia, Arkansas and Alabama is .scheduled for Thursday, and Ihe Dixie Bowl committee will be host 12:00 News Home Edition 12:10 Song of the Day 12:15 Market News 12:15 The Latest in Markets 12:30 Bill Boyd's Rhythm Drifters 12:45 Noon Jamboree 12:55 News Street Edition 1:00 Queen for a Day— M 1:30 Martin Block Show— M 2:00 Button's Livestock Commission Auction 2:30 Song of the Stranger— M 2:45 KXAR Spotlight 3:00 Erskine Johnson — M 3:15 The Johnson Family — M 3:30 Harold Turner— M 3:45 Adventure Parade — M 4:00 Swing Time 4:30 Social Security Day by Day 4:45 Meet the Band 5:00 Hop Harrigan— M 5:15 Superman — M 5:30 Capt. Midnight— M 5:45 Tom Mix— M 6:00 Fulton Lewis, Jr. — M 6:15 5-Star Final Edilion 6:25 Today in Sporls 6:30 News cope 6:45 Dinner for Two 7:00 Myslerious Traveler — M 7:30 Official Detective— M 7:55 Billy Host— M 8:00 Gabriel Healler — M 8:15 Real Life Slories— M 8:30 Zane Grey Show— M 9:00 American Forum — M 9:30 Cotton Bowl-East-West buildup Show — M 0:00 Final Home Edilion of News .0:10 Sportingly Yours 0:15 Songs by Morton Downey — M 10:30 Freddy Nagle's Orch.— M 10:55 Mutual Rcporls the News 11:00 SIGN OFF Top Radio Programs By The Associated Press Central Standard Time Tonight (Monday): NBC —7:30 Howard Barlow concert. CBS—6:30 Club Crosby; 7:30 iodfrey Talent Scouts; 8 Frank Sinatra. ABC—7:30 Opie Cales show; 8:30 Sugar Bowl boxing matches; 9 Ralph Norman music. MBS—7 Scotland Yard finale; 8:30 High Adventure drama; 10:30 Los Angeles Times Sporls Award dinner. Tuesday programs: NBC — 12 noon Luncheon with Lopez . . . CBS— 10 a. m. Arthur Godfrey; ABC. band 8 a. m Breakfast Club MBS— 11:30 Naval Academy uiivn suuiiiiti \> ao. uveiiiv Ul&lliu- m j • ,i , . T\.T -w aed lhan in any other grille Ihis ^-^ ffteSln" ^ vSSr." Awards will be made al Ihis parly. INCREASED PRODUCTION Invention of a stitching machine in 1888 stepped up daily production of shoes from three pairs of hand-sewed shoes per operator to 300 pairs of machine-sewed leather-soled shoes. LENGTHY TRIP Street cars, trackless trolleys, and buses of the United States traveled more than 3,000,000,000 miles last year. That's almost 18 round trips to the sun. Cards Reign as Pro Grid Loop Champs Chicago, Dec. 29 — (/P)—The Chicago Cardinals today reigned as Ihe Nation Football League champions for the second time in the professional circuit's 28-year history and they owed it all to a "fast break" thai would put basketball to shame. In fact, yeslerday's league championship game al cemenly-like Comiskey Park was exclusively a "gym shoe" romp in which the Cardinals outlasted the Philadelphia Eagles, 28-21, before a shivering throng of 30,759. Completely reversing the traditional form of the pass-minded professional foolballers, Ihe Cardinals struck for all four of their touchdowns on two sensalional gallops each by Charley Trippi, former Georgia All-America, and ex-Nolre Darner Elmer Angsman. Trippi streaked 44 yards on a quick-opening play in Ihe firsl period. Angsman exploded 70 yards inlo pay-dirt on a similar play in the second quarter. Trippi rambled 73 yards with a punt for a third period touchdown. And Angsman zoomed 70 yards again for another touchdown in the fourth quarter. That was the ball game, allhough the Eagles gamely kept within striking distan.ce with Tommy Thompson's 53 yard scoring toss to Pat McHugh in the second quarter and short touchdown smashes by Steve Van Bjren and Rtiss Craft in the third and fourth stanzas. The Cardinals took the field yesterday in sneakers. The Eagles tried to starl the game with sharply-honed regular football shoes, but after a penalty for "illegal equip, ment," quickly changed to basketball shoes and the rest of the game was a "fat-foot" affs4r. Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex. H. Washburn— : — Henry Wallace He's the Most Disremembcring Man If it had been anyone but Henry allacc speaking over the radio last nighi 1 would have thought • Republicans put him up to it. ut tne public career of Hollerin' Hank being such as it is we can accept lasl night's declaration lor the presidency on a third party ticket as "just Henry." It's no more erratic than what he's done previously. Wallace started o£f in politics ias a Kcpublican—but he quit. He turned Democrat—but ne quit. He was given high cabinet posls jby Ihe Democrals, couldn't gel "u-iong with anybody—and lie quit. $6 became editor 'of tlic radical ; New Republic magazine—but he jquit that, too. •| And now he's the candidate of fa third party—but this time i IhinK. 3thc party's going to quit belore jilollerin' Hank does. | There is a large section of Amer- fican opinion which doubts if Wallace has all his marbles; bul let's scltle matters by affirming wnat he does have—a persuasive voice and the most disremembering mind this side of Moscow. Hope "US?" Star west tonigh afternoon. ircme tions late tonight 49TH YEAR: VOL. 49 — NO. 65 Star of Hop* l»Wj Presi 1*27, Coniolidoted January !•/ HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1947 Associated PrtM (NEA)—Meons Newspaper Enterpf tw Ass'n. Wallace M Hurt Chances of Truman of 3p hope you didn't misst Henry's two mam points last night: (1) That the way to ^vuid war in Europe is to come to terms with Kussia, and (2). The way to cut down the cost ot living is to elect Wallace president on a third party UCKCI. But— ID Henry is shouting appeasement lowaid Kussia, and it was appeasement of Germany which directly provoked World v^ar li— what aoes i-ienry thinic our dipio m»,ls arc trying to o.o it not nead otra tmrd war by standing up lor our rights now instead 01 i>ieep- ing on them and having lo iigat later on'.' (2) Henry Wallace has a colossal nerve taiiung aooui me iugn price ; of groceries. He's tne _ guy who stanud tne business bi paying folks lo plow under crops anu deslroy piglets. And now that the gospel of scarcity has gripped uie whole United Stales may il make its tniai unnappy landing on Henry \VTiiiace's banner at the poils flec- tion Day. -«. # •». By JAMES THRASHER More Prizes or Lower Hrices? Compelition, that half-forgotten relic ojc the buyer's mantel, is due to play a return engagement. That s the prediction ot modern Industry, which is a pretty reliable puise-taking magazine 01 industrial nanagement. In its annual forecast, .of busi- riWs prospects lor the coining year, the publication has this to say: Competition will get really rough. Manuiacturers will turn.on the heat with more advertising, contesls, premiums, demonslrators, fancier relail oullels, packages, displays and belter-trained salesmen." In another section of Ihe forecast, Ihe magazine predicls lhat the production manager's problems will be less difficult in 1948. "New equipment will be on the job, labor produclivily is rising, malerials- l.'#,v will be less erralic and management mclhods are smoother." Elsewhere, in discussing labor relations, the forecast states: "With less radicals across bargaining table, collective bargaining will be smoother." Those two paragraphs may seem to have lillle connection. But let's take a couple more items of reading matter and see what il all adds up lo. A recenl survey shows lhal many pj ispeclive aulomobile buyers are gj*ing up in despair or disgust. A ye-*)!' ago, one out of three car owners told the pollsters that they intended to turn their present auto in on a new one. This year the proportion is one out of six. .High prices and slow deliveries were the reasons given for the decline. At the same time the trend toward "turning on Ihe heal," in Ihe manner described by Modern In duslry, seems lo have slarlcd. A leasl we nolice lhat one automobile manufacturer has announced a con t&t with a six-figure payoff in cash and prizes. The total cost of that contest won't mean much to a big industry, even figuring it probably will take more than the amount of total premiums to advertise and run Ihe show. But if the Irend in compelilion is toward more ballyhoo, in and out ol! the auto industry, a lot of customers are going to be disappointed. They -are going to wonder what 1 fls become of the old-fashioned, ol'i-e-admircd practice of trying to market as good a product as one's competitor, at a lower price. Maybe it is a casualty of progress and the give-away radio quiz show. If produclivily is going up, if colleclive bargaining will be smoo Iher, and 1948- methods and man agcment more efficient, wouldn't il be nice if manufacturers gave thought to increased production and lower prices? They might entice back those discouraged would-be b- yers of cars and other products. '£That is an idealistic suggestion, Washington, Dec. 30 —, (UP) President Truman's chances election to a White House term of lis own were gravely endangered oday by Henry A. Wallace's decision to run for president next year TS a Communist-sparked, left wing candidate. Republican presidential pros pects brightened correspondingly. Political fate will bring Wallace and Mr. Truman into dramatic conflict for the third time in 1948. VIr. Truman nosed Wallace out of the vice presidential nomination in 1944 — and it proved thai he also .von the While House on that vice presidential ballot. A few months afler Mr. Truman succeeded Ihe lale Franklin D. Roosevelt, he had to- fire Wallace from the cabinet for publicly repudiating the administration's firm policy toward Russia. Wallace had been made secretary of commerce by Mr. Roosevelt as a rew.ivd for 1944 campaign services after the vice' presidency had been denied him. Last night Wallace announced his 1948 left wing presidential candidacy in Chicago. This lime he may a stunning blow on the man beat him for vice president and then kinked him out of the cab- Education of Negroes Biggest Problem of South Atlanta, Dec. 30 — (/P) — Negro education is the biggest school problem in the South, H. M. Ivy, superintendent of schools at Merid ian, Miss., told the Southeastern Conference of Classroom Teachers in calling tor federal aid to help pay increasing costs. Ivy, who is chairman of the leg islativc committee of the National Education Association, declared at yesterday's session that part of the cost of Negro education should be undertaken by the national gov ernment since it is a matter / of federal interest. We are not combatting im proved Negro education, either, he said. "We know that only by improving our residents and aver age income can communities." we improve oui land who inet. Mr. Truman cannot afford; to lose the induslrial area presi'd'en- lail votes which Wallace's left wing expect to win of Mr. Tru- backers confidently away from him. A close associate man. asked for comment on Wallace's move, replied: "The president doesn't give a damn. Why should he?" Left wing strategy is to wreck he Democratic party in 1948 by ickine Mr. Truman and to spend the following years- picking up some of the main pieces for themselves. But not all of the New Deal coalition will be going along wilh Wallace. Principal unils of organized labor will oppose him. The CIO Polilical Action Commitlee said in a state- menl lhat its nolicy has been "not to support a third parly in 1948." The anti-Communist, New Deal organization known as Americans Cor Democratic Action strongly repudiated Wallace's move. The organization, backed by stand-out veterans of the late FDR's New Deal, including Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, said there was . "overwhelming evidence that the Communists are the machine behind Ihe third party." Wallace has accepted Ihe nomi- nalion — later to be formally tendered — of several loosely affiliat- Continued on Page Two o ruption in Palestine Kills 48 More By CARTER L. DAVIDSON Jerusalem, Dec. 30 —(/P)— The oitlcrest riqling since the Uniled Slations decided to partilion Pales- line erupted loday in the consolidated refinery at Haifa, where 36 Jews and 11 Arabs were killed. Bloody fighting among some 1,800 Arabs and 400 Jews followed the bombing of a line of 100 Arabs before Ihe employment office. At least 14 J . ._ . . wounded. A Haifa informant said the bomb svas thrown from a passing Jewish taxi, which sped away, covering its escape with gunfire. Most of the Arabs apparently were killed by the bomb, which shatlered two clays of quiet in the port city and set off reprisal attacks by Arabs on Jewish workers in the large refinery on the north- Many Homes in New York Are Without Heat New york, Dec. 30 — (UP) Hundreds of homes in the metropolitan area were without heat in freezing weather today, as 30,000 workmen attempted to clear still clogged side streels of sri'Sw for fuel trucks to make deliveries. More than 1,500 requests for assistance in obtaining fuel have been received by the health department since the heaviest snowfal in the city's history — inches — blocked the streets on Friday. In audition some 3,000 complaints of lack of heat have been received. Fuel oil and coal trucks were unable to reach many sections of the city, although 11,000 emergency workers were added yesterday to the force of 19,000 working to More About '48 Politics-City and County As 1948 is a political year, city and county, some candidates have seen running for quite a while in more or less "feeler campaigns" and no doubt more will be mentioned as the new year gets underway. Perhaps the least thought of race on the city ballot this year will be election commissioners. Most of the present commissioners have served a number of years and some have expressed a desire to turn the thankless job over "to somebody else." The average citizen-doesn't realize it but the commission is made up o£ a member from each ward. The responsibility of this group is to call an election and select judges^ and clerks to officiate in city elections only. The law governing election of commissioners is technical and requires a lawyer to interpret and even then they have to refer to the law book. But placing a candidate's name on the ballot from each ward requires a petition of 20 signatures from qualified voters of the ward. Election of these commissioners .attracts little interest and. usually 1 I when a man is named to the post 'he stays there until he quits as is .he case with some of the present members who want to get out. The present board: Ward 1, John L. Wilson, chairman; Ward 2,Pat Duffie ; Ward 3, Robert LaGrone, Jr., and Ward 4, Arthur Taylor. The city of Hope has an election coming up probably in February. Fordham Records Quake 2400 Miles Away New York, Dec. 30— (/P)— Two "piild shocks" at an estimated distance of 2,400 miles from New York were recorded on the Fordham University seismograph last night, the Rev. Joseph Lynch of the university earthquake observatory reported today. Father Lynch said the shocks were recorded at 9:01.47 p. (EST) (8:01.47 p. m. CST) and 9:07.23 but that the direction from which they came could not be determined. m. at Wholesale Prices Near Time High clean the streets. The tugboat strike was threatened for after midnight tomorrow, when the contract of 3,500 tugboat- men with shipowners ends. The men are seeking a 30-cent an hour wage increase. It was recalled thai the crip- Romania Made Republic After King Abdicates By LEONARD KIRSCHE^ Bucharest, Romania, Dec. 30 — #")— King Mihai I. abdicated today nd the Communist-dominated cab- net immediately declared Roman- Proposes Definite Democratic Tax Policy Washington, Dec. 30 — (/P) — Hop. Dlngell (D-Mich) proposed today that Democratic leaders in Congress and administration oficials get together and draft a "definite, unified democratic tax policy." He told reporters his own idea is that "when the time comes to cut taxes," the first cut should be "cost of living tax relief" for persons with low Dingell said a a ic." In we know. Basic industries Continued on Page Two like ern outskirts of Haifa. British troops roped of flhe plant and foughl their way through refining stils and tanks to halt the bloodshed. A Jewish source said tre bomb probably was hurled by members of Irgun Zvai Lcumi, the Jewish underground organization which yesterday blasted and machine- gunned Arabs at the Damascus gate in Jerusalem. The outbreak raised the Palestine death loll since the Uniled Na- lions vole for partition Nov. 29 to 478. Throughout the Middle East, 599 have been killed. Before Ihe bailie of Ihe Haifa re Cincry a Jew was shot to death in a Jewish settlement in Galilee. Eight other Jews were wounded in Ihe borderland between Tel Aviv and Jaffa. One British policeman was killed and another wounded in Jerusalem, a reliable source reported. Moshe Shertok. head of the Jewish agency's political department returned by air from the Unitec States. He "conferred al Tel Aviv wilh David Ben-Gurion, chairman of the Jewish agency executive. Arabs, irked by Jewish pui.iiiv. raids for Ihree successive days 'ook Ihe iniliative in earlier con munal rioting in Palestine toda pling lugboat strike in February of last year cut off the city's fuel and caused Mayor William O'Dwy- pr to shut down all buiness in New York for the duration of the crisis. A second snowstorm had been forecast for today, but .the weather bureau said the snow is not now expected to fall, .until-.tomorrow.•'All'-five railroads '"scrying the metropolilan area- have placed Sn embargo on all shipmenls into the city except food, fuel, medicine and emergency items, until the mayor's ban on commercial trucking has been lifted. Surface transportalion was estimated at 50 per cent of normal. Railroad operations were normal, with only some trains running late. Food supplies have been replenished in stores that developed shortages in bread, milk and perishables over the weekend. A police survey indicated that 10,000 trucks, buses and automobiles still a-re stalled along streets, despite warnings thai summonses will be issued lo drivers who do nol remove Iheir cars from main thoroughfares. The heavy blanket of snow yesterday collapsed the domed roof of the main greenhouse at the New York Botanical garden, destroying many rare plants. The Police Safety Department announced thai Ihe snowfall had immobilized so many automobiles over the weekend that 131 fewer automobile accidents occurred than a year ago. Q_ Original of inflation Is Lost Offices to be voted on include; city attorney, municipal judge, city recorder and aldermen from each of Ihe 4 wards. Almost sure to be candidates are present Judge W. K. Lemley and present clerk, Charles Malone. Sometime in July or August three county ollices, judge, circuit clerk and tax assessor will be decided, and the usual candidate rumors are making the rounds. It is almost certain that John L. Wilson, Jr. will seek some county otlice probably circuit clerk, and incumbent Cecil Weaver may seek another term although he has been mentioned as a county judge candidate. Tne odds are two to one that C. Cook, present tax assessor,' will run ioi-county judge -and that Gor dorwPrescott, present surveyor,.will seek the tax. assessor's; office. Whether Judge Fred A. Luck runs again is a question. The judge By HAROLD W. WARD Washington, Dec. 30 — (/P) Wholesale prices edged nearer today the alltime' crest of May 1920 an'd government economists say the-' can find nothing to indicate that 1948 prices will stop there With the exception of some items which slowed down the food group at least temporarily, wholesal prices on 900 commodities studiec by- the Bureau of Labor Statistic sailed unchecked past another pos war mark during the week ende December 20. An index figure of 162.5 was re corded for that date by the BLS, which uses average prices prevail ing in 1926 as its 100, or normal wholesale level. In May, 1920, the bureau says prices averaged 167.2 per .cent of the 1926 average. Re lating the index points to percentages, there is less than 3 per cent differences in prices oday and those existing in May 1920. At the present rate of climb, wholesale prices should topple the 1920 high about the end of Febru ary, the economists say —and keep on i going in contrast to the experience 27 years ago. Then the index dropped from 167.2 to 96 in. May, 1921, just one year later. It struck a bottom of 59.8 in February. 1933. The" statisticians say employ ment holding near the 60,000,000- mark and demand for goods of all kinds appear • likely to sustain wholesale prices next spring. They declare that "political pres sures" on both the Truman administration and Congress for a halt uv-'the'' price-trend may :.alter ; the picture, but they shy away from "popular democratic repub- mi a broadcast proclamation. <ing Mihai said he had abdicated n the interest of the people. He said the present changes 'In Romania had made an alteration n the constitution necessary, and ic would not stand in the way^of he people, who must be free, io choose their own form of government. He abdicated at 3 p. m. A proclamation to the people, 1 signed by all cabinet ministers, declared Romania a "populac democratic republic " Parliament is now sitting, for ratification of these acts.- „ The 26-year old monarch returned only recently from a trip to London and Switzerland" amid ro ports that he was seeking govern ment permission to marry Danish Princess Anne of Bourbon, Parma. Mihai attended the wedding of Princess Elizabeth to Prince Philip in London Nov. 20. , , It was repoited, without confir malion, that Mihai left at S p. m, for an undisclosed destination. His father, Carol II, twice 'renounced the Romanian throne. , Mihai twice ascended the throne jf Romania — the+Iirst time when :ie was only six years old, He be came king then, upon the, abdica: lion of his father. Carol renounced the throne rather than give up his love affair with red-haired Mme. incomes. Democrats should horlties said the the city has beeri Joine&S * fhe guerrillas seek K0it$<?a ', the capital for the ComtttUnist tewly proclaimed by -their * cot» manner, Oet\. 'Markos VaMdes,, ' The government garrison,' ened by' the repeated assault^. withstood the tteW attacks art<Reptii outer defenses, intact aftcrV*,3J| hours of fighting, a goverwien* communique said. Army.rcinlotC ments slogged toward the'ilghtiftg zone; < •> ' } '^,r,Vt t) V;S Elena Lupescu. A rcgecy ruled for Mihai until Carol ascended .the, throne* again after reconsidering 'his abdication During World War II, Carol fled the country after the Nazi-affiliated iron guard rose to power. Mihai resumed the throne, .and later succeedeti in ovej throwing Dictator Ion Antonescu in a coup on Aug. 23, 1944. Mihai was honored by the Soviet government with the Order of Victory for this "cour work out a precise policy as a re ply to the Republican proposal t cut individual income taxes by $5, 600,000,000. President ,. Truman twice earlier this year has vetoed Republican bills to slash taxes by $4,000,000,000. Dingell has offered a bill to cut taxes $5,300,000,000, but he said it is "just a basis for determining Whi»'t cuts should be made when the time comes." He said democratic members of the taxwriting House Wavs and Means committee should meet with treasury experts and "Study the whole tax picture." , 0 Anderson Puts Curb on Grain to Distillers Washington. Dec. 30—(fl>)—Sccre tary of Agriculture Anderson today put whisky maker;, on' grain rationing in order to save grain for food. Acting under authority of the newly-signed anti-inflation act, thc secretary limited gram use by distillers to 2,450,000 bushels between now and January 31, 1948. Tn.s quantity compares with an average use of about 5,000^.000 bush- i ^aa^ *,,*';; wii«i«v»« - month during the W ton »£«£ tot a mtartry for Greek Has Been Joined By L. 8. CHAKALES Athens, Dec. 30 — (/ft-* as hurled new a against Konltsa. and The defenders, using > ^grCutwca, bayonets and knives 1 , puntjhdd^solt^ holes in the gu6rrJlla seige Mngf and a trickle of supplies .1st ',getting through to the garrison, thn^frT tary reports said. Authorities.' _, „ Athens said they are -.confident* th,C« rebel drive Will •> be shattered ' A reinforcement column so! era ment soldier^ battered at ™obstacles in ,the way of Konitsa 1 .,^ assailing heights which doTnlnnt the Bolirozani bridge, 11 rriilesTit the west of Konitsa. A goVcrnmew' offensivc^wlth armored cars and tanks. Supported by planes, • pre-, viously _, had cleared t guerrilla strongpofhts on both sides Of 'Ptb.fts lonnina-Koriltsa road. > i, <lry munique said the situation /is'w! Meanwhile, Greek police So' ' the headquarters and records the Communist party in Piraeuss'' Athens' port, and placed tho> build mg under guard! There were no ar* rests. Legislation outlawing Communist party in s C came ,e|fective Sunday. Dispatches said the fi ihe.'.jnorth Vras' t oftep bloody to, ¥»tt4i 3 n *v»Ev*itf4-r«<ir fvf. itr.*V?"* els a "JnSth during the 1 rst tc i "£!£J^M$TSftTT* °°"3 months of this year I SftSfe^ / - ° Sltufttl ° nsls , m The-'indnstrv completed a volun- lis? 101 *:,,,^..!. ' .. ..**... ; i, f any opinions on the best approach. The BLS consumers price index, described as representing actual said today "I am being solicTtld cosl of living to the householder DU.IU tw'aaj •*•" *? • .j__nlrnnHvVino V»t*nU-pn nil rpfnrHs T1 to run from all over the county sut haven't definitely decided." Q-: ' Saengerto Open on January 7 The new Saenger theater will open at 7:30 o'clock Wednesday night, January 7, Earl Young, city manager for Richards-Lightman Theatre corporation, announced here late this afternoon. The picture for the Grand Opening will be Bob Hope's latest and biggest production, "Where There's Life—" Further details of the opening program will be announced later, Mr. Young said. already has broken all records. It stood at a peak of about 165 per cenl of the 1935-39 average on November 15, the latest available computalion. BLS has no exac t comparison with 1920 for its consumer index, but officials say the cost of living is higher now even though .the wholesale index is lower. They ex plain this by saying the wholesale index includes many items which do not figure in the day to day op- ageous act." Mhiai's name was linked With that of Princess Anne, a member of a Danish-French family, during his recent trip to Switzerland, She was in Switzerland at the Same time. , * oration of a household. December 20 wholesale prices already are being felt by the con sinner in many purchases, such as foods. Although it takes longer for other items, like soap, to reach the housewife, many dealers make an immediate markup with- each boot in the wholesale market, in order io avert possible mass-buy ing at the lower prices. The rise in wholesale prices dur ing the week ended December 20 was 0,7 per cent. The index was 2.1 pr cent above four weeks ago and Continued on Page Two Washington, Dec. 30 — (/P)—Prescient Truman today signed a dup- icale copy of legislalion designed .o reduce Ihe cosl of living while secret service men sleuthed hrough the White House for Ihe: original. The president's signature was penned reluctantly at 9:15 a. m. (EST) after a hurried scramble to the Republican-sponsored measure, which disappeared mysteriously after reaching Ihe White House. Declaring the nation's economy faces a "grave peril." Mr. Truman said in a statement the bill is "pitifully inadequate" lo deal ef- feclively with the problem of high prices. But he promised its "meager authority" will be used to the fullest extent. The copy was drafted hastily after an all-day search failed to turn up even a whereas or a subparagraph of Ihe original. II was flown by army plane to Dedham. Mass., last night for the required signature of Speaker Martin (R- Mass). Mr. Truman, who was ready lo sign yesterday, gave his formal ap- The Life of cm American Politician Getting Harder Than an Army Mattress E|c-Premier of Burma Gets Death Rangoon, Burma, Dec. 30 — (IP) — U Saw, pre-war premier of Burma, was sentenced to death today by a Burmese special tribunal which convicted him of abetting the murder of U Aung San and other Burmese ministers last July. Eight others accused in the same case also were convicted and-sentenced to die. Ba Nyun, who turned state's evi dence, was acquitted. All the defendants pleaded inno cent upon arraignment Nov. 4, U Saw, who was removed from office by the British during the war on charges that he had col laborated with the Japanese, was arrested soon after Maj. Gen, t Aung San and six other- Burmese cabinet ministers were machine gunned to death in the counci chamber in Rangoon last July 19. Approximately 340 persons wer rounded up in connection with th murders. U Saw was .leader of the Myo chit party, which was In opposition to the anti-Fascist Peoples Free dom League of Aung San, who had been slated to become the first premier of an independent republic of W- By HAL BOYLE New York —UPh-The life of an American politician is getting harder than an army mattress. His present plight reminds us of the oldie about the down at the heels vaudeville arlisl who applied lo a booking agenl for a job and was asked what he could do. "I can fly," he said, and flapping both arms he took off from the slage. He zoomed up over Ihe or-..- cheslra pit, landed gracefuly on one fool on Ihe lop gallery rail. Then for five minules he dive- oombed, soared, did Ihe loops, im- melan rools and olher aerial acro- balics, and finally glided gracefully back down to the stage. The unimpressed agent looked coldly al Hie perspiring ham. "Whal else can you do beside bird imilalions?" he asked. The presenl day politician is in about Ihe same predicament as to the hopeful vaudeville trouper. He doesn'l have lo fly yel lo remain in public office—bul lhal day may 20 Years Ago Today Dec. 31, 1948 Elks annual German dance will be held Jan. 2, 1928 it was announced by Comrnitlccmen O. F. Ruggles, Talbol Feild and J. \V. Strickland — Annual Hempstead Rifles, organized in 1888, were g^fsts al an Arkansas Nalional Ciuard banquet, Capt. T. P. Boyelt announced — Members of the old group attending were: R. A. Boy- ctt, Sr., J. L. Jamison, Glen Fredick, S. B. Henry, W. W. Duckell. T. L. Ducketl, Major Edward Woodford and Capt. Blake Scott, Ed Barnaul ahd C. P. Munn ot Prescott's Company "C" were present— Milton Sills in "Valley of as the bloody strife, which broke Proyal early today despite his con- , i-. ji TT -. i ILT i • . . i .• i ' o til i r»n itiiit in*} (1 fi 13 rvinu LM i i-ci it- the Giants" attraction. was feature theater jul after the United Nation's decision to partition Palestine, entered its second month. Arab machinegunners raked a Jewish bus half way up Ml. Scopus on the outskirts of Jerusalem wounding 14 Jews — two of them seriously. Police said the bus was loaded wilh nurses and other Hadassah hospital employes enroute to work. Arabs also sprayed Ihe outskirts of the all-Jewish city of Tel Aviv with gunfire for an hour, bul Ihe casualties were not immediately known. Elsewhere in the Holy Land — where 429 persons have died violent deaths in communal fighting touched off by the United Nations' Nov. 29 decision to partilion Pales arrange lo be born in a log cabin, lake a correspondence course in states' rights, kiss a few hundred babies, make a few long speeches in favor of religion and family life The-'indnstry completed a volun tary 60-day production holiday'De- cember 24 m connection with the food conservation campaign inaugurated by the government early in he fall, . > * Reestablishment of controls in se during the war followed failure f the industry and the government o get together on a voluntary pro- ram of restricted use^ of grain >fter expiration of the holiday^ The order is effective at mid- light tonight. ' * ,~ Kach distilling plant wills get a »at»pn of grojnr-Thte willJb&$Lfcfis, :ent of its average ^-monthly'us'e of irain during the four months from December, 1946, through March, 947, plus 1,4 times its daily mash- ng capacity. Anderson prohibited the use of vheat under the gram allocation, ' A minim jm of 6,000 bushels is authorised for each distilling plant. Anjierson's order does not permit transfer of grain "quotas 'be- .ween companies. Transfer be- ,ween different plants owned by me company is permitted with certain limitations. Anderson said no grain will : be allotted to government • owned plants for use in the production of distilled spirits for beverage purposes. The anti-inflation act granted thc government authority to allocate giain to distillers only for the period ending January 3. > Congressional leaders said they expected to consider longer term allocation ._„-,-„ -,- olGambala heishtS bloody >. hand-to-hahd , fjghtmgJ Continued on'Pago Twov. n MEs '^t.'c ^-1^ 1^__ - xS r- . ' T 'Manila. ac. ',30. four bedraggled survivors ' of' motorshlp ,Kinav Vjictim of m,as pay typhoon*, and a , American victims o| the plane today, ,who Storm; ane today 1 ,-; $ , s ,^ v w,f All will undergo complete me cal checkup*,*-then rest. >* *'-i. The,, two besides the vivors are LynC'Hall," 27,' IVJoco Uon^ TUIva t TTall < Burma next year. Aung San, an anti-Communist —and he was in, Armed with a well-thumbed tention that Ihe G.O.P. measure is a "feeble" gesture and a "pitifully inadequate" weapon to use against inflation. The president's staff still had no explanation for what Press Secretary Charles G. Ross called "something of a White House mystery." Tho original bill, last seen on the desk of Presidential Counsel Clark M. Clifford Sunday evening, was lost without trace. Maurice C. Lalla, Mr. Truman's executive clerk and a veteran of nearly a half century of White House service, could recall no similar i redicament. Since the bill would die if not signed by Wednesday, the White House sailed into action. The copy was rushed to Sena be coming, too. The latest complication in the tine — the situatoin was reported tor Vandcnberg (R-MichJ —whose relatively quiet. Continued on Page Two once simple art of gelling elecled is lelevision. David Sarnoff, president of the radio corporation of America, warns thai with the spread of Ihis new form of visual radio polilical candidates will have to pay new attention to their manner of dress, their personal appearance, their way of smiling and their geslures. Television, he says, may do more to revolutionize politics than sound broadcasting did." The latest hurdle—forcing political candidates lo learn how lo become radio actors—makes public life so burdensome thai il is hard to see why anybody now would run for an elective post unless ordered to by his draft board. In the old days all a man needed lo do lo become a stateman was to copy of the constiUttin, he then went to Washingon. There he periodically denounced or praised the tariff, voted for the pork barrel! projects affecting his constituent, and just before the next eleclion, mailed a few thoughtful packages of turnip seeds to the right people. That assured him of a lifetime job and maybe a marble statue in the capitol. But look what happens today if plain citizen Josiah Elmo Bellow decides he wanls lo become a sen- alor. He has to become an authority on international finance, taxalion, social security, labor and industry. He has to know about parity pay- menls for home potato growers and how to get more coal out of school civics teachers ask him lo explain the atom bomb o their sludents. The owner of the neighborhood Greek restf/urant where he lunches wanls to know low dangerous is mai'kos vinades. and poor old Mr. Bellow has to stall him until he checks and finds out that morkos vifiades isn't the Latin name for trench moth, but only a Greek guerilla somewhere "strong man," was killed with his colleagues by five assassins who entered the council chamber, sprayed the room with machine- guns and then escaped in a jeep. Aung San commanded the Burma independence army and fought with the underground during thc Japanese occupation. He led the delegation to London which reached agreement a year ago for expediting self-government for Burma. A Backed courtroom saw U take the dealh sentence calmly. But when police tried to handcuff him before leading him from the dock, the ex-premier, his faced flushed, shouted: "Why should I be It's unnecessary. I'm y-'" handcuffed? going quiet- he Ruhr. The high lorth of Athens. The voters still expect him lo kiss all the babies, but they also count on him to protect them against all foreign "isms" anc furthermore, to strike a firm blow against the And now boll weevil, comes the authority at the regular session opening Jn January. - o Hotel Barlow Is Bought by Carolinian Sale of Hotel Barlow to Mr, and Mrs. D. M, Floyd of Henderson, N.C., was announced today by the owner, J, R, Harris, who in turn has bought the house which the Floyds owned and operated in the North Carolina city, Hotel Vance. Mr, Floydi his wife Madge, and heir 2Ms-year-old son David arc now Hope. Mr. Floyd said today that while native of LaGrange, Ga., and 12 eaib in the hotel business, once pon a time he spent two years with he Noble hotel at Jonesboro, and- e liked Arkansas s,o well "it bad etn his ambition ever since to uy a hotel in. this state— and now e's here. Associated with him in hotel perations the last several years D. E. Smith, who will be m harge of the dining room and ood servicing at Hotel Barlow, Mr. Floyd announced that he to give Hope as good a hotel Mass.,' vand Mrs. 1 Hall, whose'jar Uy lives* in'-Corvattii Ore. 1 '? 3 ,The Halls were, picked, up.J Luzon Stevedoring Co. tugj R from a sma.ll nqtivV outrigger -.after their landing barge, had beeftMOs in, the storm. They , operate, a^ grna lumber concession in northern mar and had spent Chrjstmas n al Malaga after their barge sank- 1 A 20 foot tidal wave smashed shore while they were in th^l pino fishing village. As soon. as l the sea subsided'they set out lor their, home in the., o4rlgger a^d' w^re.i picked up by.'thB^rupner, which patrolling for Klna jsurvivors,, Men on tbe<Kina-a,nd others- the area - where:'/ thX Danish. n vessel went flo\yn lifter striking' on, rocky Carflandag i?land in the. Sa mar sea, said today that, hope' was virtually cxtincvmiat any of thi 34 still unijqcpUme^'lor4^(gul4,Jb.'i( found alive,'' » ?5> f,\ ta , UJ.t,« Seventeen."ofi.thfe 1 . cyfcwniea vwj were rescue^ >had"taiswJim --*--*• Survivors saw. Assistant ,..„„„ neer Hepnmg' Weywandt,. 1 who. ^was A court official told the guard It as not necessary to manacle U Saw. In a 25,000-word document of udgment, which took two hours and 10 minutes to ready, Kyaw Hyint, the tribunal president, de scribed U Saw as "the brain be- lind the assassination — the man who hatched and directed, the crime." The condemned men were given a week within which, to appeal None of them indicated their In tentions. Four of the accjsed — Maung Soe. Thet Hning, Maung Sein and Yan Gyi Aung — were convicted of murder. The othei four — Thu Kha, Khin Maung Yin Maung Sia and Hmon Gyi —were convicted of abetting the murder. The prosecution summed 78 wit nesses during the long trial, the de fense 33. • terror o will who television and the chance he be snowed under by women decide, "I'm not going to vote for a man whose wife lets him wear a necktie like that." It just isn't worth it, Mr. Bellow. FISH SPEARS The Javanese a stream of archer fish spit water, with deadl aim, at insects flying above th surface. The insects, with wette wings, drop upon the water's sm face and are devoured by the fish. bayofi, Samar island , Where rescued wegian freighter ' Sam.uel Three American women vived thefbrdoal -repor ported . as any m this region, and he wiU ontinue to cater to local people in the best Barlow tradition. ^ - _ - _ - Q. Four Charged With Dance Hall Deaths Fredericksburg, Tex., Dec. 30 — >)-,. TWO men and two women, ranging in age from IB to 22, today were charged with murder in the Christmas night deaths of four seople who lost their lives when Barnes fiom an overtuined butane were in line, 'shape after flV rived here^m ft Philippine a.., plane. „ i- * ', > -ft They are < Ann Malek ot "3 City, Conn., Louise Rosso 'of York and Ada Espinshade pj cago. . Nation Ntcds 75 Billion for Public Works Washington,' Dec. 30 Piesident Truman was ' day the country needs i ly $75,000.000,000 in pub}li construction t.o —-~* -"-demands for , „ .. airports and similar project,; The estimate was Maj. Gen. PhiJin B, . eral works '^mmistvat'or, in hall. stove swept through a dance Charged were WjlUam Doyle Biddy, 22, and his wife, lowne M^rie Biddy, IV. both of Lampa- s,ai>, Tex, and Gene Deatherage. 22, and Maybelle WatU, 16,-both of Llano, Tex. Biddy had been previously chaiged with arson in the holiday fire, which occurred a short time before musicians were scheduled to begin playing. The four aie held In the county jail here pending action of the grand jury, which meets in February. ter outlining t works needs The gap needs and dangerously in the letter While House, States- pj plans, recogn PostoHice Close N«w Years Doy New Years pa office w»ll c|o?e,

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