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r >'« <1 iKom to Change -, Nldiction in icLaughlin Case le R6ck, May 12 — (UP) — ~ohham, Little Rock attor- 1 today ne planned to BSK --— Judge John E. Miller to TJurisdiciion in tho celeorated T&lnst ex-Mayor Leo <rt Hot Springs. ._jes .of brme'ry and — in office were re- indictments by a special Maupi'n Oummings .- saxiirday denied a by McLaugnhn's attorneys ...Bier the tuat to ieaerai from Garland circuit court it was scheduled originally : tried. s special judge earlier had dc- a motion to ciuash the indictments, and the Arxansas supreme Court upheld the ruling. The arguments were that the regular grand . ;Was not properly discharged, —Jt the special grand jury was Hot legally emoaneied, and that the s special grand jury was '.'packed" -Wtth avowed McLaughlin enemies. r Donham said the request would oe»matie to Federal Judge Miller f as soon js the papers could be drawn up," Court Docket ^Municipal Court of Hope, Ark- '•gasas, May 12, 1047. ^ City Docket , ,, > Bert Durham, drunkenness, forfeited $10.00 cash bond. u Otis Williams, druimenncss for•*-' i - J $10 cash bond. .... Brewer, drunkenness, fort,, Billed $10 cash bond. bu L Wiliard Adams, speeding, for*»•*-*— $500 cash bond. —ar Lee Criner (col), no Ivors license, forfeited $5.00 bond Docket .—i Lee Criner, disturbing e, forfeited $10 cash bond. Lee Rogers, permitting run at large, dismissed >n .Pros. Ally, upon pay- of cost. Hera and There in Arkansas HO ft STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Hot Springs, May 12 — (/P)— The Uarland county grand jury today was expected to consider the fatal snooting a week ago of Fred Sharp, 55-year-old commercial fisherman. Jack E. Kress, 33, of Tulsa, Ukla., has been held to the grand jury on a murder charge and is free on $20,000 bond. The shooting occurred at Lake Catherine. Hot Springs, May 12 —-(/P)— Proprietors of cafes, cigar stores, pool nails and other places in Garland county where punchboards formerly were openly displayed were on notice today that the devices were, illegal if used for gambling and w'ould not be permitted. Prosecuting Attorney Sidney Me- Math said possessors of the boards would be charged and the boards confiscated. County and Hot Springs officers reported they found no boards yesterday in visits to suspected establishments. Washington JANE EADS Hot Springs, May 12 •— (/P)— Joseph E. Dayies, former ambassador lu Russia, is registered at the Arlington hotel here. He has declined news interviews. Hot Springs, May 12 —(/P)— Manager W. E. Chester said today the Wot Springs country club would be 8lad lo 'j 0 host f °r the 1947 Arka sas men s amateur golf tourna- mcnl. .^ said he had so notified offi- c ' al s of the Hardscrabble country c]ub at F °rt Smith, Which has been forced to give up the tourney because of lack ot locker room fa- cihties in a clubhouse which has b .ccn only partly rebuilt following a re. Chester said he had suggested July 11-13 or July 17-19 as dates for the meet. Bcnlon, May 12—(UP)—The last stronghold of liquor interests be- twccn Little Rock and Tcxarkana on Highway 07 was under fire today as wets prepared for a local option liquor election in Saline county. C. U. Coulter, superintendent of the Arkansas anti-saloon league, is aiding Saline county ministers with their campaign to dry up the conn * ^j£**" 1 ' tlA ^ *•'"• A jjuaiusb, luuvcs Mrs, U' George Mcsta, a wealthy widow, ' t uridisputed title to " atHpast as far as ' t •*••*••• w* Wi me Yf clOllJIIgLUll J-UHUb" J Hdrald, entertains frequently and exquisitely >n. her lavish mansion ,» '9»** rs J Borden Harriman, for- kte'incV U S Minister -4o Norway, said to be-the only ' " who ran of the town But her are the topic for conversation days after. ' . Meyer, wife of'the ('Washington Post, a.^ „<.,„ ,„_.._ J party-givers—not to men- [rjtion the creme . de la creme of !£capital 'elite, the '.'Cliff Dwellers." ^Abput the only ones who Know of ' their entertaining are those in- columns as in a police line- Second-Place 4-H Club Calf in Last Year's District Stock Show, and 11-Year-Old Owner Monday, May 12, 1947 Super-Rocket—Made in America , is chairman of the of the lat- and ambu- aflcr viewing est funeral lances. Principal., speakers today included Richard. C. Beck,' president of the Embalmers Supply Company of Westpqrt, Conn., and Dean Morley, special agent in charge of the S. al Lt. speaker. new wards, constructed at beginning of integralion into neuro-psychiatric institution of general hospital faciltes, offcials said. prog ' B K 6 f ,When Mr. Truman became vice i president he still got around to the shindigs at the home of his rjfnends His new job prohibits him ^^rom such galivanting around, but ^his daughter. Margaret, has been to any number of the Merta part^.-Jes. In fact, she was a guest of .honor at one last year. *&ii )\ During the past season she has ! * <«ritertained in honor of the late O. jMjax Gaidner on the occasion of f Jus appointment as ambassador to Croat Britain, Chief Justice Vin- 4,j5pn and Gen. Eisenhower.. f t Banking guests at many of her ~ ' have included A\torne(y Clark, Secretary of War , - r -terson, Secretary of the Trcas- o r vry Snyder, Secretary of Labor ,» ig0pwellenbach, Secretary of Ag! f rlgulture Anderson, Secretary of s "the Interior Krug, Speaker of Ihe 'ji'HpUSe Martin and former Speak- f '$r Rayburn. v ^ t This summer Mrs. Mcsta lakes "Ajpff for Mid-'cliffe, her Newport ,«- Estate. Meanwhile, she has *.j,l ,Manned a number of small dinner g -'parties and a scries of luncheons. £ f Washington—The War Depart ^ment repoits that 9,500 women are mf |Bt}ll .seivmg in the Women's Army "S« ICIorps, five years old this month. *|V Approximalely 2,000 of these are "> ^jiO Germany and Austria, another f "g50 in Italy and about COO in Jap- Si 1 ' jm, About JOO more are in Panama •^ japd there are five WAC officers i in Korea The Army is asking Congress for legislation for a small pcrma s _j»ent WAC grojp in the Regular ?Army and for admission of ff. ", WAC's to the Organized Reserves J ; * -The National Civilian Advisory 'Cpmmittee for the WAC, eompo |#ed of 23 women representing yanous sections of the United ^tates and varied fields of activi y, feels the request is justified. . (genevieve F OR B E S Hcrrick, ,„ ' »,fprmcr Washington correspondent 'A **jjld a member of the committee ^jrec^ntjy returned from observing i ihtbe WAC's overseas. She says the .ktljjfAC 15 not only accomplishing a ;I?pilitary mission creditably but in 'many at least is greatly assist- the Army in its program. ~*The WAC's are teaching th'e omen of Germany not only nglish, but Democracy, as prated and possessed by the Anier woman," reports Mrs. Her are doing this with both Southern Baptist Plan to Boycott Several Films St. Louis. May 12 — (IT) — The Southern Baptists have launched a campaign lo join other denominational croups in boycotting motion pictures which fail lo meet church- established standards. The Southern Baptisl convention, which closed the largest annual meeting in its history last night voted unanimously to urge individual churches to cooperate "locally with membership of other denominational grouos in setting up standards" for motion pictures and advising people in (her communities "as to whether certain pictures conform to these standards." The convention condemned the motion picture industry for "glamorizing loose morals by exploiting for its own profits baser tendencies in human nature." M. A. Huggins of Ruleigh, N.C., secretary of the resolutions committee, said the warding of the resolution was designed to encourage cooperation with other organizations such as the Catholic church's Legion oC Decency. are,doing this with both sense and good taste; some s jn formal projects, often in msl, incidental ways." * Herrick adds that the most Mutant official project is the Youth Activities program American Army, The- pf Military Government in ed the placement of a qualified WAC officer in every Laendcr Headquarters to super vise the girls, activities. They were to devote their entire time Mrs. Herrick observes that the to the program. Mrs. Herrick observes that the WAC in Europe today is older than the G1.83 percent of whom are under 25. The WAC's average age is approximately 30 years "For instance, in the WAC dc tachment of 68 al Bambcr, head quarters of the U. S. Conslabu lary, are 40 or over- 32 arc be tween 20 and 25. The average ed jcation is four years of high school." In Vienna, the average age is even higher. Mrs. Herrick says il is eslirnated al 35 years. The first conlingenl of enlislcd women to serve overseas were 'hose who arrived in Africa in January 1943 to serve with the Allied Force headquarters under General Eisenhower. WACs-have served in all overseas theaters and such far away spots as New Caledonia, Cairo, Alaska, Hawaii, Auslralia, Chung wng, New Guinea and Ihe Philip Currently, in addition to those pines. Currently, in addition to those serving abroad, there arc 1,187 in Army General hospitals and 2,589 are assigned to Army Air Forces. HAPPY ENDING Welborn, Kas., May 12 — (/P) — Hearing that Glenn Masterson, 11,. had fallen in a pond, 20 Welborn volunteer firemen sped to his father's farm yesterday with a resuscitator. The pond, nine feet deep, balked efforts at rescue by wading, so the men feverishly tore a br.eak in the clam with crowbars, spades and rails to drain the pond. As the water flowed out, Glenn came trudging down a road. "Gee," he exclaimed, "you're looking for me?" Sketch above shows new ail-American rocket developed by the Navy, said to be capable of carrying much heavier loads than the German V-2 and more than doubling the 100-mile altitude achieved by the German missile. The rocket, unofficially dubbed "Neptune," will be tested in, the near future, piobably at White Sanri' M., ordnance proving grounds. New Office —Hope Star photo Lavcrnc Rowe, 11-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lacie Rowe with her 14-months-old dairy calf Sybil Aloi Lass, which was 'second place calf in her class among other 4-H Club entries in the District Livestock Show at Hope last year Laverne caught her calf up from the pasture from which she expects to grow with handling to the first-place animal of the same class in this year's show. Her 9-year-old brother Joe has a calf that he expects lo enter in the Junior Class this fall, too. Senate Refuses House Changes in Aid Measure Washington, May 12 — (/P)— The Senate refused today to accept House changes in the $400,000,000 Greek-Turkish aid bill and sent it to a Senate-House Committee to work put a compromise. Chairman Vandenberg (R-Mich) of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee asked for the action. In passing the,, legislation last Week, the House failed to include a provision calling for Senate confirmation of the top administrators of the program. It also wrote in a clause requiring FBI loyalty screening of all administrative etn- polyers. Vandenberg was named to head Senate conferees. •? i Broadway By JACK O'BRIAN New York—Youth may have its brief fling elsewhere, but right now on Broadway it is not youth but age which is flinging its veteran weight around. Maurice Chevalier, for instance, a young lad of 58 with gray hair and a slight paunch, was the hottest little fellow on the street of motor so, and his show included just Maurice plus one lone piano player. Just about the hottest thing in show business is another gentleman past 60, Al Jolson, who • made his sensational comeback by the simple expedient of singing the tunes on a sound track while Larry Parks made like Jolie as a lad in the swell film, "The Jolson Story." And let's look around the cafesr At the Latin Quarter a pert little glamor doll, Sophie Tucker by name, is bringing in Broadway's largest audiences and she also is past 40. Benny Fields is tha star of the show at the Copacabana; Benny noted the 27th anniversary of his marriage to Blossom Seeley erstwhile musical comedy queen on the night he started his current engagement. At the Vanity Fair, Broadway's newest glittering collection of sequins and white leather, Jack Pearl, the Bob Hope of a decade or more ago, is making audiences roar with his venerable Baron Munchausen routines. Gus Van, who has been around Broadway lor more years than this reporter nas been alive, just closed at Leon and Eddie's to make room for Eddie Davis, the co-owner and star of that rowdy 52nd Street spot; and Eddie's been shouting his naughtily noisy lilts since well be- tore Repeal. At La Martinique, Leo Carrillo, veteran of every facet of show business, has just left after a starring .stint. Phil Regan, once a Times Square cop and now a stage and screen star, just closed at the Roxy Theater where his youthful exterior and crooning style belie the :act that he is a grandfather. Another grandpappy, called in various quarters the Older Girls' •Sinatra, The Glamorous Grandfather, the Bloomer . Girls' Pinup ooy, is Carl Brisson, who among Babies Get New Sfioes With joyous shouts Jap youngsters in a Tokyo school hail arrival of a shipment of shoes for distribution to pupils. They prefer these western-style shoes to the traditional wooden clogs, worn by Nipponese children for centuries. other details is Rosalind Russell's fathor-m-law and one of the fashionable saloun singers of any season. He's presently at the smart Versailles. And on th,e Broadway stage: Bobby Clark, well up in his sixties, is the incredibly antic star of "Sweethearts," and the agreed funniest man on the famous mazda artery. The favorite feminine musical comedy star is not an actual oldlimcr but she's been a rousing hit since the late 19i!0's when she first sang "i Got Rhythm" in "Girl Crazy"—Ethel Merman of ''Annie Get Your Gun." Bert Lahr, another veteran of every phase of show business, is the star of the revived "Burlesque.' Helen Playes is the town's comedy delight in "Happy Birthday," and while it is not polite to bring up that talented lady's age, let's just say that she is no longer an ingenue. Frank Fay of "Har- v-ey" is sensitive about his age, too, but his friend Bert Wheeler says Fay is seven years older than he, and Bert admits to being past 50! Both Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fon- tznne, stars of "O Mistress Mine," are within a couple of years of GO, and they continue to play romantic roles like a pair of timeless juveniles. To paraphrase that familiar oldie about youth being a wonderful thing and too bad its wasted on the young—the adage now is that youth is a wonderful thing and no one seems to let go of it. At least not on' Broadway. YOU -UP S^SQHTS? » If you get up nights—have frequent de-' Bire to pass your water—but have only scanty passages — yes, and have! backache due to excess acidity in the urine, be glad you're reading this: Three generations ago Dr. Kilmer, a famous doctor, found hundreds of his patients with this trouble. Painstakingly, he made a medicine of 16 herbs, roots, vegetables, balsams—Nature's own way to relief. He called it "Swamp-Root" and millions of grateful men and women have taken it—often with amazing results. Swamp-Root goes right to work to Hush out kidneys...increases tht flow of urine, helping to relieve excess acidity... so the irritated bladder gets a good flushing out, too. Many report getting a good night s sleep, after the first few doses. Caution: take as directed. For free trial supply, send to Dept. S. Kilmer 85 Co., Inc., Box 1255, Stamford, Conn. Or—get full-si,-;ed bottle of Swamp- Root today at your drugstore. every young mm to graduate high school Barney Barueh, senior statesman who usually holds court on a Washington park bench, here opens office in the sunshine on Kcw .York's city hall steps. _ ON THE HOUSE Wadderson, Eng., May 12 ~{A'i— The members of Waddersun's fire company were so efficient ;'.'. keep- in.;; their equipment in order that the chief decided Ic buy ;i drink, for all hands as a reward. While tho chic-1 was standing treat til a local pub, fire brok-j out in the fire slaiion Laid destroyed nil the equipment. A CHALLEHGE TO THE CLASS OF '47 Your country needs you now. The future of a free America may rest on your decision; There is no Draft today to put you in the Army. Yours is the first class since 1940 that faces a free choice. But with that freedom, as with every freedom, goes responsibility. The nation.has put the maintenance of a strong, alert, defensive force squarely up to you. This is the only country in the world that 'dares to raise and maintain a million-man Army by voluntary enlistment, in the American tradition. The duty of keeping- our Army ready for emergencies is shared by every citizen —for never before, in peacetime, has the need for it been greater. Our freedom, our ideals, the safety of our homes aii,d families, depend on a world peace backed by A GOOD 4O B U. S. Army CHOOSE jrtfi$.., ;.j' ; FINE PROFESSION NOW! firmness and justice. It's your Army now — yours to keep strong. * Joining the Army as a volunteer may mean' some sacrifice to you. On the other hand, .you have much to gain from the experience. Sound physical condition, training in leadership, 1 world travel and adventure, the comradeship of a fine group of young men, a job with a real future at better pay than you can get in most civilian work-all these make the Army an' excellent career for young men who can measure up to its high standards. And in addition 1 you will be entitled to educational benefits' under the GI Bill of Rights, if you enlist before Congress officially' terminates the war. < Before making your decision, get the full story of this career opportunity at your nearest U. S. Army Recruiting Station.' >c* ENLIST NOW AT YOUR NEAREST U. S. ARMY^RECRUITIN® STATION AMERICAN LEGION Hl^LL Second and Walnut Sts. . T —.,.—-^ T — nrr ... pj — i • ••Sir • V Hope Star , „ , Arkansas: Parti? «icloflHy to cloudy! Scattered thuhdershowew in east arid south portion^ this aft= ernoon and ih enst portion tonight; no important temperature changes^ YEAR- VOI 48 _ NO 17Q ' ^'^ VUU ^° - INU ' l/y stop "' H °P B 18 "-' P' e , Consolidated January 18. 192» HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, MAY 13, 1947 iiarns Service mic sect; Ei rail) in c and in 1 hnvi thot on ; lovyi rpil pffli dus slif] up ( larl Y cha .and T uph Cor iati ped efn I: Jus lira "ai ed the J tici ed mi. chi pel the !& zin ex fac Ea ( c'h ha do ur By JAMES THRASHER Agreement Through Exhaustion iA significant sidelight on the tech- wque of Soviet diplomacy is found in the remark by Premier Stalin wnicn Secretary Marshall quoted in his report on the Moscow conference. Aaer people have exhausted themselves in dispute, the premier lold Mr. Marshall, Ihey then 'recognize tha necessity of compromise. The essence of Mr. Stalin's polite observation is that the best way for two men to settle an argument is for them to knock themselves out f'ghting first of all, and then try (: ','t .E-stt.le things reasonably.., ' *Thal is indeed a primitive technique. It is the technique of war, which the United Nations was meant to discredit and abolish. Bat we wonder if Mr. Stalin was being entirely frank when he made this rather meditative statement. Docs a man or a government really set oiit lo settle disputes in the manner described'.' Or isn'l the premier's solution instead a matter of second choice? When an aggressor nation resorts to war to settle a dispute, it has no thought of reaching a compro- *;)ise through mutual exhaustion. Exhaustion, surely—but only on the other side. This seems to be the policy of negotiation lhal Russia brought into her postwar dealings with her allies. II is evident, that their government was pushing toward goals as definite as military objectives. And it was-pushing toward them with the sustained intensity of a military attack. It is this technique that sets Russian diplomacy apart. The usual diplomatic system is to strike a • ood bargain as possible, but to get an agreement in any event. No so with the Russians. They admit to no question o_f the rightness of Iheir views. When resistance is weak, as in Ihe Baltic and Balkan countries, they win their objectives .simply by overwhelming the opposition. When resistance is stronger they light as tha Bolsheviks did in the 1917. civil war. Compromise is only a last resort. The Soviets have showed little evidence of it since Ihe war ended. They have used Ihe veto and the 4,'alkoul in Ihe UN lo turn even a stalemate to tr";ir advantage. The deadlocked conferences of the foreign ministers have given Russia more time to recover and rebuild. It is unfortunate that we must be a parl of Ihis diplomatic war of -it- trition. II is also dangerous. But since we are in it, we may take comfort in the fact that Mr. Marshall i.s on the iob. Pursuing military taclics of negotiation, the Russians are up against' a man who is no mean tactician himself. When Mr. Stalin speaks of exhau- €iled people recognizing the need for compromise, ho may be assuming that America is approaching lhal frame of mind. Our lack or an "ideology" imnoscd bv govern- menl and enforced by secret polici must seem to him a fatal weakness. But lie underestimates us. Wh"ii agreement docs come it must be because 1 the Soviets a>'p willing to give in and be reasonable. Until then, it behooves this country to keep up its moral, physical, ' and military strength. U' Blevins-NashvsHe Road Impassable Due to High Water II was reported in Hope today that the Blcvins-Nashvillc- rotrl i"s impassable due io high water jn creeks flooded by last night's dow'n- pour. Highway No. -1 from Washington to Nashville previously was do; ed for construction. The only way lo get lo Nashville -*js by way of Saratoga and Mineral Springs. THE TRUTH HURTS Philadelphia. !\lay 13—iVPi— Jack Coombs, voice teacher, told a husky male singing hopeful after an audition lhal he would be only wasting his time. The six-foot applicant landed a haymaker, Ciinmi>;: nni:l. Ilint knocked him brick into a chair. ouths held up an attendant ms Service Station at Third vcr about 9:30 p.m. last d looted the cash register •'obbed the Claude Blevins it Arkaclelphia a few hours -i wore finally apprehended police at Malvern early ••ning, stale and city police inounccd today, apprehended there were oys and two girls in the )ile. which they admitted in Salt Lake City. They :led as; Paul H. Burdick, j. of Detroit, Mich., who rsing a weekold gunshot "'i the leg when arrested. . Doyle, aged 16, of Detroit, .e Golbreath, .21, also of hy Christine Manahan, 20, igo. Jean Eisenhower, 19, of (eld, 111. •ding to the service station •it, H. E. Patterson, the •s walked into the station two pieces of candy and : took the money they stuck ,ng in his back which felt gun and looted the- cash . The attendant was then stay in the wash room for •.ites. Police later were lold '. two g'irls and the wounded •'ere parked in the aulomo- Second Street, a block away. ook Highway 29 to Blevins ide Iheir way back to High- at Prescolt. t 3 a.m. a report came of * ; " police radio that a station robbed by two youths at ua about 1:30 a.m. An- jp'rl later told of their s ion. atrolman Mosier and Asief Johnson went to Mal- ..ucstioned Ihe youths who readily admitted the two robberies. They were taken to Little Rock for further investigation. State Police Coney Island Fire Damage Is $500,000 . New York, May 13 — (UP) — Concession owners estimated the .damage at $500,000 today from a five-alarm fire that burned out a square block of the Coney island amusement section. The fire started in a rubbish pile behind the three-story Killarney's Irish House and swept the block bounded by Surf Avenue and the Bowery and- West 12th and Henderson's walk. Such landmarks as the Shamrock House, the Blue Bird Casino, the Wonderland sideshow and Harry's Poker Gams as well as a half dozen one-story frame buildings housing shooting galleries, penny arcades, photo studios and souvenir shops burned. The scene Was only a block; from the skeleton of Luna Park which burned in-August, 1944, and was swept again by fire last October. (AP)—Means Associated Press (NEA)—Means Newspaper Enterprke Ass'n. "PRICE ScCO&L'S Saw Sister Abducted said lh.2y would Hope for trial. be returned to Policy of Patience With Russia Planned By JOHN STEELE Washington, May 13 —(/P)— The Senate Foreign Relations Committee today aporovcd on a voice vote President Truman's nomination of Slanton Griffis to be ambassador to Poland, succeeding Arthur Bliss Lane. Griffis' nomination, made March 31 by the president, has been held up while the committee checked the 59-year-old New York investment banker's background. Senator. Barkley (D-Ky), the min- nority leader, told reporters there was no objection to approval. Barklev said the committee, because of a misunderstanding, had j not yet discussed the nomination of j Francis Biddle to be American' representative on the United Nations economic and social council. Barkley said Biddle was to have appeared, but w'as notified not to come when it was believed Undersecretary of State Dean Acheson would discuss other matters with the group. However, Acheson did not appear. Senate Democrats had indicated in advance of the committee meeting they would seek a showdown on the long-pending appointment of Biddle. Their demand for committee action on • the nomination o£ the for 'Washington, May 13— (UP)— The liner attorney general came .at..a. Senate Foreign Relations Committee was reported ready today to support a policy of patience and limited compromise with Russia in writing peace treaties for Germany and Austria. The committee views will be made public, probably late today, in a lengthy report recommending Senate ratification of the Italian and Balkan treaties. The report will go further than a mere defense , of conrtoversial terms embodied in those treaties. Committee members, it was learned, are prepared to back continued efforts by Secretary of State George C. Marshall to reach agreement b-- limited compromise with Russia and the other major powers on the future of Germany and Austria. The report will flatly eject suggestions that because this nation cannot obtain exactly the peace terms it prefers, it should adopt a puucy 01 Di-laieral arrangements with the defeated powers in place of international accords. In other foreign policy developments: ). .Senate President Author H. Vandenberg, R., Mich., plannnd to urge the Senate to restore $150,- Uiju.uOO House cut in posi-LJNKKA Foreign Relief funds. The relief bill will come up for Senate action soon, lne House approved only $200,000,000 of the $35,000,000 for relief sought by the administration. 2. The $400,000,0 Greek-Turkish aid bill may be .ready for presidential signature by nightfall. House - Senate conferences are .slated to begin as soon as House conferees are named. 'Only minor ctmerenees remain 4o be worked out. Conferees were expected to ccont a Senate provision requiring Senate confirmation of heads ol U. S. missions in Greece and Turkey. One Senate conferee said no strong effort woald be made to retain a Senate clause specifying i.hat the measure does not mean a U. S. guarantee of agreemnts between American oil companies and midecistern nations or citizens. Foreign Relations Committee members said privately they were concerned regarding some testimony on the treaties with Italy, Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria. This centered on a theme that ratification should be delayed because thf U. S. failed to obtain a "just settlement." Vancli'DDcrc; and Sen. Tom Connally, D., Tex., \\lio assisted uraiting the terms over a 15 month period, insist that treaty writing cannot be a "take it or leave it" time when their own as well as Republican ranks appear divided over the president 's possible choice of Marck F. Ethridge, Louisville publisher, as directing head of the Continued on Pa^e Two o Financier Is in Accident Radnor, Pa., May 13 — (UP) — Thomas Newhall, 70, prominent Philadelphia financier and former partner in the J. P. Morgan & Co., New York, accidentally killed himself while cleaning a revolver in Ihe recreation room on his estate, Radnor township police said today. The body, with a singlo bullet wound in the head, was found last night by police who battered down the door to the recreation hall. He had been dead for more than 24 hours. Police said the body was found "beside a box on which Newhall apparently had been sitting cleaning tho gun, a .32 caliber revolver. The gun was at his side. Nearby were cleaning rags and a gun rod. Police said he apparently had been looking into the barrel of the gun when it went off. Newhall became president of the Philadelphia and Western Railway in 1910 and served until 1922 when he became :i partner in Drexcl & Co., Philadelphia. He joined J. P. Morgan & Co. in 1929 and remained until 1936. proposition. President Truman, in letter made available to the committee, urged peace treaties which represented "the considered judgment oi: the international community." It is this view'—that agreemen must somehow be obtained al- llioagh the effort may be painstaking—which the committee report will stress. o • • Juvenile Delinquents Held by Local Authorities Two 15-year-old girls who were detained by local police Monday night cscuoed from a juvenile officer at Littls Rock Sunday, it was learned today. Police said they weie being taken back to Michigan listed as Frances ol' Ptoskv. Mich., . . ..... _, —NEA Telephoto Mrs. William Thompson, whose five-year-old daughter, Carol, was abducted from' her Norristown home, attacked and then slain and her body thrown into a well, is consoled by her son, Billy, six, who saw the man coax his sister into a car and drive off., State police found the body of the child within an hour but have no trace of the slayer. ; Advises Not to Exaggerate Importance of High Court Freight Rate Decision Armitage to on on SPG Bid Charles A. Armitage, secretary of Hope Chamber of Commerce, left for Washington by air this afternoon with a revised bid for the industrial area of Southwestern Proving Ground which the War Assets Administration is expected to accept. At a meeting last night HT the chamber's offices with the mayor and councilman Mr. Armitage obtained tentative agreement for presentation of the new offer in the city's name, Hope Industrial Corporation having withdrawn its original bid in favor of the city government. Mr. Armitage will visit homo offices of various Eastern industries after one day in Washington, expecting to.return home in a week. B^JAMES MARLOW Washington, May 13 .->-(#>)—Don't exaggerate the importance of the supreme court decision on freight rates,; at least in the near future. It's a victory all right for the south and west over the north but here's the story, starting from scratch. Since thousands upon thousands of items are shipped by rail, the cost, or freight-rate, set-up is vastly complex. .In.fact, it's a hodge-podge, with Ihe rates varying by the size, weight, and destination of an item, and so on. Regulating Ifreightrates is one of the jobs of the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC). It steps in to regulate, or is called in. The ICC, created in 1887 by Congress, has been trying for years to put some uniformity into freight rates. But for years the north, through Soviet Proposal Beaten Despite Walkout Threat Lake Success, N. Y., May 13— (/P)*- Despite .a threatened Arab walkout, the political committee of the United Naipns assembly today defeated a Soviet move to have a U. N. Palestine inquiry commission draft proposals for immediate independence of the Holy Land. The vote was 2G against the Russian measure, 15 in favor, with 12 nbstentions and two absences. This meant that the inquiry commission would be given a free land to consider all possible solu- ipns of the Palestine problem v'ithout- any special reference to he independence question. The vote came after Faris El <houry, Syrian Delegate, said outside the chamber that the Arab delegations were considering the possibility of walking out of the special assembly in protest against a majority stand on the Palestine question. El Khoury specified .that this eventuality was in the process of formulation and that the five Arab countries had not yet made their linal decision. ' ' He said he Arabs were insisting on two points: 1. At least a mention of the word "independence" in the instructions to be given the inquiry commission. ' 2. Reference to the United Nations charter in those instructions. He said the only link binding the Arab states here to the other states, such as Guacmala or Iceland, was the United Nations charter. El Khoury said the political committee so far had refused Arab requests that the instructions mention the U. N. charter and that the Arabs felt this essential. The Syrian delegate appeared i pessimistic as to the outcome of' the fight the Arabs have made to get some references to independence in the political committee's instructions. ' •; Asked directly if the Arab states would walk out 'on the special Palestine session in the event the assembly finally decided against them, he said that was a distinct possibility. : o 723 Veterans Aided by Local Office The Veterans Administration office at the Hempstead County courthouse in Hope, Arkansas provided information and assistance to 723 veterans and members of their families during April, it was reported today by Thomas Booker of the VA office. During the -month the office assisted visitors in preparing 189 applications for government benefits. During the previous month 177 ben efit applications were drawn up. Booker reminded ex-servicemen in this community that deadlines are rapidly approaching for several of the veterans' benefits provided by Congress. For example, veterans entitled to disability compensation for the loss, or loss of use, Woman Slayer Is Recaptured —NEA TclephotO; Winnie Ruth Judd, "Blond Tigress," convicted of the 1931 trunk murders of two Pnoenix, Arizona, women, escaped from the Arizona State Hospital for the Insane, but was recaptured 12 hours later. ' t lower rates on certain kinds of goods, has had an advantage over the south and west. That's the heart of this story and Continued on Page Two Irom Texas. They were Roc I; n all, ]fi. and Joan Turner, 15, oi Flint, Mich. Lions Club Holds First Day Meeting Convening for Ihe first time at the Monday noon-hour luncheon period, which the club last week, voted lo change its regular meel- ing lo, Ihe Lions Club wilnssed an athletic training film shown by E. R. Brown, county supervisor of Education, in the dining room of the Hotel Barlow. The film, with a running time of aboul 15 minutes, depicted the many-lime AAU champions, Phillip "66" Oilers, in action against competition and in training, feal- uiing such Slavs as Gordon Carpenter, and R. C. Pitts, both former University ut Arkansas all-southwest satellites,' and Bob Kurland, 7-foot former Oklahoma A & M basketball captain and twice all- America center who can jump into the air beside the basket and score by tossing the ball downward through the hoop. Made available through the Public Relations Department of Phillips Pt-tioleum Company, the film contained both slow motion and ;ic- lion strips showing execution o^ precision drills and set plays which are a parl of Ihe carefully-supervised rigid schedule which the Oil- ers championship machine must fol low daily. A portable speaker and amplifier followed the players through training and competition, time arid pointing out the effective- explaining the plays from time to ness of each maneuver as it became apparent on Ihe screen. Guests were Mitchell Sparks and 10. R. Brown. Here Is a-Sample of How Times Change-Even the Campus Slang Is Different By HAL BOYLE Columbia, Mo., May 13 —(/P) — Here is a sample of modern co-ed campus slang at the University of Missouri: "I'm bushed One of the yo-yo boys silling nexl to me in a basket course tried to pass me his growl in a Whizz quiz. 'Shoot a bear,' I told him because I didn't think it was a good lick. "He was a four-wheeled personality bul I would only go out with , him strictly from hunger. Yeah, | one of those 'get me' boys. Told' me he had been breaking in .a new ulcer and had thcc lanks from purple passion. •Personally, I jusl thought he — zero giz- heurd , had rocks in his head nin. Yon s'loi'lrl hav Finally I just told him to dry up. What kind of a floozie did he think I am? I've got my own one and only. I'd never fall for that Joe College." A nice young lady of the class of 1890 would probably have written her mother of the incident as folio w's: "I am so wearied, mother dear. A fresh young man seated next to me in a difficult course attempted lo smuggle me his 'pony' — a translation of our Latin text he had no right to have — during an examination which I found easy to pass. 'Certainly not,' I informed him as 1 did not approve of any such improper action. "Ho owns a horse and buggy, mother, but I would hesitalc to go out iivkis company ever to get a snow job. Could he bloviate. Said j cup of tea. Yes, he is fearfully con- ne liked my lipsmack. Asked to put my feet in Ihe trough but I knew' he just wanted to play kiss= on the mouth. "f gave him the (luff bat he feited. He explained that he was highly nervous from overindulgence in a brvoi'Hge called the 'purple "assion," which I believe is a shocking mixture of grapojuice . . ~ ---- ------ -- ..... tried to twist my arm. Finally 1 and alcohol. Our authorities, of had to tell him to drink his beer. I course, do not approve of such con- What kind of a bimbo did he think ; duct, nor. you may be sure, do I. I am? I've got my own swutly. ••] a m convinced" he is an ecccn- I a never get the deep undying trie individual with no quality of hols for that rah rah collitch. Slang changes quickly. Here is the way a co-ed might have said the same thing when I was learning Ihe King's English on ihis .same- i.'haracter. Mother dear, you should have- heard flattery he addressed me. II was so ludicrously exaggerated He praised the natural color of my lips, comparing them lo ripened cherries. He invited me to accompany him lo din- campus fifteen years ago: "I'm beaten down to the ankles A wise guy sitting nexl to me in [nor. but 1 realized that his true a lough cov.rso wanted lo puss mo i motive w.is a dasirc lo shower his his crib notes during a snap quiz. ; unv.'elcotn^ attentions upon my pcr- 'Nuts,' I told him because I son. | thouuht it was a bad go. "He was a jaloov jockey but "I ro.iecU'd his proposals bul he -„ — -i'n | renewed them more insistently. Al I thai hard up for a meal tickclV j length 1 found il necessary to re- Yeah, one of those 'big I' boys : quest him lo be silent. What na- from \\'ay buck. Told me he had | lure of girl do vou think he thought 1 vour daughter? As you know. I have already pledged my affec- the handover willies from ton much buille worship. "He was a screwball —a real washout. You should have heard his line Asked me lo put on the ft-cd- bag wilh him bul I knew he just |wantec! to neck. i man." j "I lold him to RO peddle his Oh, 'papers but he came back for more.'skidoo tions lo another. Bul even were this nol su. I should never be able tu ive my heart inlo Ihe keeping of that brash and pompous young " you l:id. Twenty-three, of one or both legs at or above tlvj ankle must apply by June 30 if Ihey wish lo obtain automobiles under VA's "autos for amputees" program. Another deadline varies inind Another deadline varies in individual cases, he said. This concerns veterans wishing to apply for treatment of service-connected dental disabililics. In general, denial troubles ar.s considered service-connected if the veteran applies for treat ment within a year afler leaving the service. A third important deadline, only 11 weeks away, has to do with National Service Life insurance. Up lo and including August 1, 1947, a veteran may reinstate his lapsed NSLI term policy by paying only two months' premiums. In ordinary cases no physical examination will be required; the veteran merely certifies that his health is as good as it was when the policy lapsed. Veterans planning to reinstate their policies may do so at the VA office. o None Injured in Highway 67 Accident A Strickland Transportation Truck of Dallas, driven by 'J. H. Wylie, collided with another loaded with Mexican workers early today aboul 5 miles easl of Hope on Highway 67. No one was seriously injured. The huge transportation truck overturned and was considerably damaged. State policeman ai.ested Ted Kangel, Sun Antonio. Texas on a reckless driving charge. DeQueen Has 6.43 Inches of Rain, Roads Flooded DeQueen. May 13 — (#) — Rain tolaling 6.43 fell in the peQucen area last night, sending all streams out of their banks. Fields were flooded and mail and bus route's in Sevier county were blocked by washed oul culverts and bridges. County Judge K.E. Doss said county roads and bridges were damaged heavily. U. S. Highway 70 west of DeQueen was closed by high water and travel was hazardous in all directions from the city. Last night's rainfall was the heaviest recorded here since 1he DeQueen weather station was established ten years ago. Another Session Planned After New Offer Fails S. Louis. May 13 — (If)— Federal conciliators striving for a settlement of the 37-day-old' Southwestern Bell telephone srike scheduled a tentative joint negotiations session for late today after the union rejeced a new wage proposal Which the company declared was its final offer. The union's rejection came quickly on the heels of the offer which D. L. McCowen, president of tho Southwestern Telephone Workers described as "not acceptable" because "it does not . meet the cost-of-living increase granted to workers in other industries," The 'lAmipariir•" 'i5vb>6Bal;*.'HTOifB late last night and" turned down within an hour, offered^'a AVage increase of $4 to Southwestern Bell's 42,000 non-supervisory employes together with higher schedules of basic starting and top rates. Under the offer top wage rates for all telephone jobs would have been increased $4 per.-week.; Starting rates would be increased $3 per wee.k except in smaller communities where the increase would be $2. Time of the next negotiations session remained uncertain as the the company's full proposal in an union negotiators met to review the company's full proposal in an effort to determine which points w'erc acceptable. McCowen said he doubted whether the union would make a new proposal after its deliberations today. He said there might be some modifications in its demand for (own rpclassfications, but empha- 'sized tihere \Mould not be any ciiungo in the over-all demand for at least v ti a week. "We are not going to settle unti they grant the same cost of living increase made in other industries," he said. His reference was to tho over-all average increase of rents an hour recently negotiated ,n the automobile, steel and elec- .rical equipment industries. Federal Conciliaor A. E. Johnson sad he was standing by to call a new' meeting of the company and union committees as soon as the union was ready. The union said it expected to be ready for another joint session late today. Stiff Later i!; Passes Senate by 68-24 Vot Washington, (May 13 — (fl 3 )— The Senate today passed its controversial labor bill by a vote of 08 to 24 — more than the two-thirds mai'- gm needed to override the presi*, dential veto which some opponents have predicted. The fai-reaching measure, denounced by organized labor but geneially endorsed by many in-' dustilahsts, now goes to confeicnce' y <,ffj for compromise with a tougher bilU >£ approved :by.,the House. Then the compromise version will go to the White House, probably late this month. Shortly before the final vote the} Senate rejected 73-19 a substitute bill drafted by a group of Democrats who regarded it as the kind/ „. of legislation Mr. Tiuman would. Jwfi sign. Clitics called it a "muk-and-A*'' water" bill. . *>f" Senator Taft (Ohio), chairman ",? of the Senate's Republican Policy*' and Laboi Committee, led the fight •) for the bill adopted. Defeat of the substitute opened.^ the way for a quick vote on tho |r 'w. Taft bill Senator Wherry Web>,'}M| the Republican whip, predicted *? passage by more than a two-thirds >j§ majority — enough to override, a !vr * presidential veto if the line-up held*,? 4 ' on a test. „ -wL Tnc vote against the substitute f \M measure was 73 to 19 Vj Sj- Rejection of the substitute, which* Mi was tailored to meet President ' * Tiuman's recommendations, on \ abor legislation, was expected by !.'-'• Continued on Page Two :! * A® Why She Fled Hospital By DICK SMITH Phoenix, Ariz , May 13 — (UP)— Trunk slayer Winnie Ruth Judd told authorities today she jimmied 1\ two door locks with a tooth bru^h and escaped confinement because, she wasn't allowed to see her motE er on Mother's Day . * * Her doctors said she deliberate ly chose -Mother's Day for 4vf break They said she was d tizlng her pli$j? before the to get her qwfi way, Proclamation WHEREAS: Ramsey-Cargile Post #4511 of the City of Hope, Aik- ansas, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the Unilecl Slates, will conduct a city-wide sale of Buddy Poppies on Saturday, May 17, Nineteen Hundred and Forty-Seven; AND WHEREAS: The Buddy- Poppy Sale offers each citizen an opportunity to translate inlo action his desire to Honor the Dead by Helping the Living, by purchasing a Buddy Poppy; AND WHEREAS: Proceeds from the Buddy Poppy Sale will be used to help maintain the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Home Cor Orphans of servicemen who gave Iheii- lives for their country and to aid in Ihe rehabilitation of veterans throughout our Nation; AND WHEREAS: The Budd> Poppy Campaign has received the endorsement of the President of the United States: AND WHEREAS: The Sponsors of Ihe Buddy Poppy Sale, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, is an organization composed of Americans who fought our enemies in hostile lands, on enemy infested wuters and in perilous ski.?s .and under its banner on the Cross of Malta, is carrying tho same spiril of Comradeship into progressive leadership of our City; NOW, THEREFORE I, Albert S. Fink. Mayor of the City of Hope, Arkansas, do hereby proclaim Saturday, May 17. 1947 as Buddv Poppy Sales Day and urge each of our citizens to so Honor the D.sad by Helping the Living. Signed ALBERT S. FINK, Mayor of the Cilv o£ Hope. Ark. Attest: CHARLFS A. MALONE City Clerk zona state hospital for the ^.^..c,,^ It was the thiid escape in eight J years for the "Tiger Woman,'/ who was convicted of hacking lip two women friends in 1931 and stuffing their bodies in a^Uunk, , Mis Judd and her mother, 80-^., year-old whs H, J, McKmnell, a t l voluntary patient in the state hos-i^i pital because of a broken hip,' ha,d 4 been near each other while Mre.Ji Judd was tieated for tuberculosis, t Jj£ They were sepaiated about srx l ' weeks ago. * -' Hospital Superintendent Dr, John A Larson said Mrs Judd, a nurse, had been allowed to care for her v ,«r mothei on the theory it would help "I ^3 both of them until her mother "was '*/ discovered with a black eye. "The mother had a bad heart, and we weie afiaid Winnie migat attack hei again on Mother's Da,y foi having told of the black eye,' 1 i he said. ' Mrs. Judd wept and railed7ait him when Larson decUied he would not send het back with heif mothei "while I am supe:intend- cut " "I hope you aic not going to tie. (supeuntcndent) Ion g," she, i sobbed. Her once - blond hair now; stieaked with giay, Mi& Judd is' 46, but still atti active, She was convicted of fiist degiee muider ;•« foi slaying Agnes Ann Le Hoi and 1$ Hedwig Samuelson, her close fi lends, in an aigument over an-i < olhei fnend She dismembeied the bodies, shipped them to Lot, Atu' i gclet, in a trunk and hatbox, and was arrested after trying to clainj the baggage. 0 '—• r To Vaccinate Dogs Here Wednesday Dr J S. Campbell, State Vet-' inanan, Livestock Samtaiy Board, will ha\e a vetennajian at the county coui thouse Wednesday after* noon, May H, at 2 o'clock to vaccinate dogs for rabies advices Oli- , vei L Adams, County Agent. A. few icquests have been nrude fop assistance in vaccinating dogs \\cie nol vaccinated dunne; the •.„. . cinalion week in March Tha vetejv inanan \\ill be at courthouse fiom' 2 o clock, until dogs present uie va^r tmated and then he will leave^ Due to the mad dog scaie ;& the 1 atmos community the veter-l inanan will be in \hi town pf Patmos Wednesday, May 14 at ' " o'clock As soon as dogi aie vaccinated the veteunauaiK will leave * Little Time is Left to Join Booster Club Local Razoiback Boogtep,< membeis and new p membeis were notified Leo Robins to plea.se rastke appj|i tions for tickets, to fpjrtef ga bj June 1 All RazorJ^a have had opportunity,, membeis of the Baostef- cluj) an> new mcmbersJwBs i»vtst mailed not later than May If any local persons to become a, sttecoter 9| •

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