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pp^r^ ;?** //,"'• ': \ PI&74H ,'"•'" >,/ LT^L '* « ' ^fg^» HOPE STAR, HO PE, AR K AN S AS Wednesday, May 14, 1947 f fe Demands p*ration of Railway 7 ;' May 14— </P)-Thc state |Afltansas intervened today in aeral 'cdltrt receivership proccecl- 8S<:tJf Wi*« idle Missouri and Artists railway in an action do™ i tp ; f of ce resumption of op- naX'oh the road which has sWut down since last Septom- " surprise' a 5 hd unprecedented -v/ihe; state petitioned U. S. cL .Judge John E. Miller to: ernove C. C. Alexander and * S. ; Walker, both of Harrison, ,'Were appointed. by Judge ' Mil«&s receivers Feb. 14, 1947. p .Replace them 'with "an ••' im- wsF- a V x x :i receiver or receivers sp^Jtiplake 'Charge of the property. "'• ltfefcOirect -the new receivers to pbegiri." studies to determine the mjaaSisabiHty'- of further operations S^.y;.^ •: to begin negotiation? with lgwttw'r carriers looking . towards the 8&f$i5$Bfr:or.'sstle-of said railroad-x x x ating carriers which will h -an efficient operating e x x 5c." < • - " :W2fM4.r Direct the new receivers "to j^rcgtAeSt immediately that -any pro- MONTHLY PAIN 1 Of FUNCTIONAL NATURE RE LIEU ED BV tSPIRINi fi' : --••'..' •• •. Call or See " . • |Ri V. HERNDON, JR. #£•'••', • Phone 5 or 56 vl ; H Representative for FALLEN MONUMENT CO. 'Little Rock, Shreveport : ; t • Texarkana ceedings .looking ' towards x s x x abandonment of sdid railroad x x x be postponed until it can be determined x x xlhat the said properties can be efficiently operated for the benefit of the stockholders, the citizens of this arta, and iHe people of the state of Arkansas." ' The action was filed here, by Special Assistant Attorney General Eugene Warren, Little Rock, •' who also is directing the state's <j i"ight against an abandonment petition filed by the M. & A. owners with the Interstate Commerce Commission. If granted by Judge* Miller, the petition will supercede the ICC proceedings in Which hearings already have been concluded and in which the state must file briefs next mr.rith. . ••. The -strongly worded petition charged that the "railroad can be opcr'aled .at a : reasonable profit under proper management by persons who dCRirc said operations to be s.iccc-isiul, are sincere in their effort.'; to serve the public, and will not attempt to.strip the road for personal benefit." The receivership action was' filed by M. P. Gross and Saul Frankcl against the railway company. Gross of New York City, appeared in the ICC hearings in Little Rock and testified that Tie and his associates were interested in several railway properties both as operators and for salvage -purposes. The state's netition charged that the stock in the M. & A. corporation was owned by Gross and Frankel and their associates at' the time the receivership action Was filed before Judge Miller. Gross testified in 'the Little Hock ICC .hearings .that he and his associates had acquired the properties from the heirs of trie late Frank Kell, Wichita Falls, Tex., railroad man, following the shutdown last September when operating employes walked out over a wage dispute. The petition charged that "plaintiffs began negotiations to purchase the common stock of said defendant corporation in October of 1940 prior to the .filing of an application to abandon operations of said 'company." . : ' '.....' WHAT IS THE CORRECT PRICE TO W FOR A NEW AUTOMOBILE DELIVERED IN HOPE? Market NEW YORK STOCKS New York, May 14 — f/r>)— fi,e loctive attempts at recovery failed to shake Wall street from its pessimism today and many stock market leaders established new lows for the year. An irregularly lower movement at the opening was checked by resistance of a few pivolals. Transactions were near the pace of the previous day at approximately !,200,000 shares. At the close price chang.es were well mixed. NEW YORK "COTTON New York, May 14 —f/P)— Cotton futures advanced today in slow dealings as trade bu/Tng and scattered replacement demand wns attracted by Tuesday's sharp sell off. Considerable May liquidation and switching into later months took place following Issuance- of 38 May transferable notices. Trading in May contracts expires at noon tomorrow. The market rallied sharnly into new high ground on a late flurry of mill buying and short covering. Futures closed $1.05to $2.00 a bale highertha n the previous close. Mav high 30.25 — low 35.70 — last 30.25 Jlv high 34.10 — low 33.59 — last 34.07-10 Oct. high 29.33 — low 20.01 — last 29.35 Deo hl<ih 28.50 — low 28.17 — last 28.47N Mch hiuh 27.92'— low.27.05 — last 27.93N May high 27.48 — low 27.24 — last 27.50N Middling spot 36.80N up 50 N-nominal. flV- PQULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, May 14 — (/P)— Butlor firmer; receipts 552,350, 93 score AA 01.5, 92 A 00.5: 0 B 58; 89 C 50.. Eggs steady; receipts 20,723; prices unchanged. Live poultry: Fowl firm; chickens easy; receipts 18 trucks, no cars; FOB prices: fowl 33; leghorn fowl 24: roasters 38-42; fry ers 35-37; broilers 2729; old roost ers 15; FOB wholesale market: ducklings 20. ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Stockyards, 111., May 14 — (/P)i— Hogs, 0,000; uneven; weights under 240 Ibs steady to 25 cents higher than Tuesday's aver age; heavier weights 25-50 cents higher; sows steady to 50 cents higher; bulk good and choice 100240 Ibs 24.50-75; top 24.75; 250270 Ibs 24.00-50; most 270-300 Ibs 23.252400; 130150 Ibs 22.50-24.25- 100120 Ib pigs 19.50-21.75; good 270500 Ib sows 19.0020.50: heaveir weights 180019.00; stags mostly 15.00-17 00. Cattle, 2,500; calves, 1,200; moderate to light supply of cattle -opening steady with Tuesday; a few medium and good steers 2200 24.25; some held higher; good to low 'choice-- heifers and mixed "yearlings 22.00-24.00; medium to low' 'good -18.50-21.00; good cows 18.00-19.00; common and medium beef cows mostly 150017.50- canners and cutters 10.5014.50; good beef bulls to 17.50; sausage bulls 1700 down; good and choice veal- GI-S steady to 50 cents higher at 22.00-27.50; medium to low Rood 15.00-22.00. . Sheep, 900; market not estab fished. r _ o I GRAIN AND PROVISION Chicago, May 4 —(/P)—A short- covering movement got underway in .Mays; wheat at the board of trade today following news that the .Commodity Credit Corporation hat! re-entered the cash wheat market, taking small quantities of spring .wheat in the northwest 'Announcement of the CCC's action came .as n : distinct surprise to the grain trade. Some time ag othe agency said it was withdrawing from the market and it was generally understood there would be no more purchases of 1948 wheat. With the May wheat contract spurting 10 cents, the limit, at one time, more disant deliveries were firm although no advancing as sharply as he near-by delivery. Corn was firm and oas steady. Hope Star- 5for at Hope 1899; Prosj 197.7, Consolidated January 18, 1929 Published every workday aU«rnoon by STAR PUBLISHING CO. C. E. Polmor, President M«x. H. Woshburn, Secretary-Treasurer of th.e Star huilcling 212-214 South Walnut Street Hope, Ark. Alex. H, Woshburn, Editor & Publisher Paul H. Jones, Managing Editor George W. Hosmor, Mech. Supt. Jess M. Davis, Aavortising Manager Emma G. Thomas, Cashier Rufus Hemdon, Jr. NcHTsed Funeral Director Official Little Hock. May 14 — (IP) — Jninea P. .Sims,Il-.-iiton . wns elect- cd president of'the Arkansas Fun- ornl Directors Association to sue- ceed Jesse )'.. Grc:»<g, .loaoslnro a! I ho orgnni/nl ion's convention hero yesterday. Other officers are K. M Hold niythcville. first vice president; Avery E. Shinn, Ilussollville. second vice president; W. 11. Irby. Rector, four-yea i- term on slate hoard of crnbahnors: and C. A Holli. Little lioek. r.L'-elected secre- I Dry-treasurer; KerKeanl-at'-arms K. V. Hornclon, Jr., of Hope Entered as second class matter at thu ^ost Office cit Hopo, Arkansas, unaer the. ^ct of March 3, 1897. (AP)—Muans Associated Press, (NEA)—Moans Newspaper Enterprise Association. Subscription Rotes: (Always Payable tr. (\dvanco): By city carrier per week'7.0i per month 85c. Mail ra'.et —in Hemiv Mend, Nevada, Howard, Miller an(' laFayette counties, $4.50 per venr; els*. where SB.50. National Advertising Representative — Arkansas Dailies, Inc.; Memphis, Tenn iterick Building; Chicago, 400 North Mich, igan Avenue: New York City, 29£ Madisor Ave.; Detroit, Mich., 2842 W. Grana Blvd.; Oklahoma City, 314 Terminal Bldg • New Orleans, 722 Union St. Member of The Associated Prosv: Tht> 'Associated Press is exclusively entitled tt. (he use for republication df all news dis- marches creditsa to it or not otherwise credited in this paper and also Inn !««•«- *<3ws published herein. Republicans Find Another Way to Economize Washington, May H —(UP) — HOUKC Republicans found something else to cconomi/.c on today— Seems the year's too short' to crowd in all the special holidays members would like in honor of this person or that occasion. "If we kee" on the way we are going, we just won't have enough days," protested Rep. John M. Ob- sion, R., Ky., chairman of a House Judiciary Subcommittee considering bills establishing new holidays. "After all," he added, "there aro only 3G5 clays in the average year and we can't declare every one : a holiday." The Judiciary Committee .impressed by Robsion's pica, vote;] yesterday to table 19 of the holiday bills, in effect killing them for the rest of the session. High on the list was a measure sponsored by eight House members and four senators to set aside Oct. 11 in commemoration of Gen. Casimir Pulaski, Polish hero of the American revolution. Robsion said this session'of Congress has sot an all-time high in nropoaals for "name days and holidays." Among the other House Wlical closed 3 3-!! to 10 cents higher. May SU.77 7-il. corn was 2 •3-n —3 3-4 higher, May. $1.731.72 <D», and oais 12—1 ,12 higher, May 03 7-8—94 1-4.. June wheat, which was trndeil for the first time yesterday, finished today nt $2.51, up ,.o' cents from yesterday's close. NEW. ORLEANS COTTON New' Orleans, May M —(/P)—Col Ion futures closed firm $1,95 to $3.05 a bale higher. May high 3(i.lO — low 35.47 — close 35.95B Jly higli 34.03 — low 33.SG — close' 34.01-03 ! Ocl high 29.41 — low 28.99 — close 29.35-40 Dec high 2,1.40 — low 23. Hi — close 28.45 Mch high 27.HG — low 27.OG — close 27.UGJ3 B-bid. Spot cotton closed steady, $2.75 a bale higher hero today. Sales 1,212, middling 35.90, receipts none, stocks 140,130. e^'^4'$f Ifctf' r t tpia * Kxig!: §88$** H III 'ft N V, 'V, Quality refreshment / , * Sr 3>3 80TTUD UNPEB AUTHORITY O* THf . COCA-COIA COMPANY BY HOPE CPCA-COLA BOTTUNG CO. Second and Uviilana Su. Federal (Financial ' Help to Schools Is Endorsed Washington, May 14 — r/P)— Federal financial help lo schools wns endorsed today by the Federal Council of t.he Churches of Christ, in America, the National Council of Jewish Women and the National Association :Cor Advancement of Colored People." But onposition was voiced by the National Economic Council, Inc at hearings by (he House Education Committee. It contended such aid Would result in Hie federal government's supplanting the .<tnt.es in control of education. The committee : : s considering a •lumber of varying bills nil propns- ng federal payments io ihe .states '.o help support, school;;. The Council of Churches advocated the adminislr-ilion of federal aid 'be safeguarded against' ihe .imposition of federal control in matters .of education policy." Leslie S. Perry, "speaking for tho Association for Advancement of .Colored People, asked light safeguards agninsl. racial discrimina- •.ion in the spending of any federal school money. M'erwin K. Hart, president of (ho National Economic Council, <aid passage of any federal ecluo'a- ( .ion aid bill would "weaken ihe cause of individual enterprise and :>f the capitalist system which ,'irc (mown, quantities on which our .vholc 'economy is based." Spanish War Vets Duel Over Woman Washington, May 14 — (UP> — Two aging Spanish war veterans wore nursing .sore heads 'today after a duel with their canes over a lady fair. One nf them was being hold for a j.iry trial on an nssault charge. I It all happened because one ofj the oldsters was an xinwanlcd chap-; cnjne when the other veteran and his lady friend were taking a street car ride and walk. John L. Cook. 07, tall and spare, appeared as the aggrieved parly. lie complained in court 'that he had taken Mrs. Leona Huff, jige not given, on a streetcar ride near the soldiers home where both he and his antagonist .live. Cook said ha had not paid any attention to Emilio Count Capolo, 09, shorter and huskier than himself, on the streetcar. But he said ho began to gel annoyed when Capelo followed them down the street. Bolh old soldiers walked with canes. Finally Cook turned and asked the uninvited chanerone whal he was doing there. Capcto.. he said, thereupon advanced and ranccd his cane sharply across Cook's head. Cook whipped up his own cane and the two went to fencing lustily, with Mrs.'Hoff looking on until Police Pvt. Gill Southcomb arrived on Ihe 'scene. Xh.cn according lo Soulhcomb, Capcto dropped his cane and landed a stiff right in Cook's left eye. That ended the fight. Capeto, who is being held in $500 bond for trial on an assault charge, said nothing. His attorney Thomas David, han only this to say: "The police shouldn't have intervened. It was an affair of honor." cramped pilot's cockpit one on the other's shoulders. Flowers, former, star halfback at Tulane university,' flew 60 combat missions. Brocato Hew a B-17 on 22 missions over Germany, his ship being hit by flak every time. The flyers w'.ll try to bent pen- maker Milton Reynolds' mark of 78 hours and 55 minutes around the world set onJy lost month. The. flight will he bacLoti by William /etzman, local business executive who already has financed a lunu-rangc P-38 foto piano from the War Assets Admin.'slruUon in ,the name of the two ex-army flyers. The plane will be delivered at: Altus, Okla., and Flowers.and Brocato will fly it here for the departure "sometime in August." Lobsters are more closely related to spiders than to fish. to fly Pilots bills which ho wore:. succeeded in tabling Patriots Day, National Heart Week. Nationwide Bible Reading Week, Grandmothers Day, American Indian Day .and Shut-ins Day. N.sw Orleans, May 14 — (UP1 — Two former army air forces combat pilots announced pians today i for a summer globe-girdling [light in a single-seater P-38 in an effort to break the Reynolds Bomb shell speed record. The pilots, William V. Flowers, 32, native of Bi^ Springs, T,-;x., nnd Aclolph Brocalo. 2fi, of Maugham, La., said they will take off in August riding picka-back with a navigator crouched in the nose of thoir plane. They will ride in the NOTICE ! ! At Miss Henry's Gift Shop WHITE 100% Wool material (also Pastels) Hooked Rug Patterns. Hooking Needles. MRS. W. R. HERNIJON (Annie Laura) IN A" WORLD gone slightly "haywire," this is no time to start cutting down the sturdy oaks of experience, ivisdom, understanding, courage and constancy of purpose. Medical and Scientific men and •women have spent many long years building strength into the structures safeguarding health services. Education and qualification of Physicians is closely checked; stringent examinations must be passed before a Doctor is allowed to serve the public. Hospitals are supervised, and graded according to services thty are equipped to render. Every new medical idea, every new drug, every new appliance is tested for public protection, by various groups within the American Medical Association. VOLUNTARY Plans for prepaying Medical and Hospital costs have the approval of Medical and Hospital Associations, after years of careful testing. These plans are NOW available to some 100,000,000 workers all over America, Ask your Doctor. C, MR. & MRS. CONSUMER MR. SHIPPER & MR. FARMER MR. & MRS. PASSENGER ; Look out! There's another big railroad wa ge demand headed your way! The non-operating unions alone —whose members do not actually operate trains—are demanding a ilat increase of 20 cents an hour. These demands would cost the railroads of the country five hundred sixty-eight million dollars a year! Last year these employes had an increase of IS 1 /;, cents an hour. This was (heir third major wage increase since 1939. Their average weekly pay has gone up 75?o, as against a cosl-oi'-Iiving rise of 54%. . , Since 1939, railroad wage and material costs have gone up more than three times as much as freight rates, and five times as much as passenger fares. That is why in 1946, with the largest peacetime traffic in history, the net income of railroads went down to the equivalent of only 2?;i% of the net property investment. What About 1017? Even with the recent freight rate increase-, preliminary figures indicate that the railroads will make only about the same low return in 1947 as in 1946. This will be because: •—the wage increase made In 1946 will be in effect for all of 1947; —special payroll taxes on railroads have recently been increased; —and passenger traffic has declined. Where Would the Money Come From? We can't pay out what we don't take in. And we are not taking in enough now to meet present costs and to complete the improvements in service that you need an,d that we want to give you. You Would Foot the Dill! C S T A U A MS S T H E E T • CHICAGO 3 , ILLINOIS We are publishing this and other advertisements to talk with you at first Iviid about matters which are important to everybody. Wednesday, May 14, 1947 HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Social and P ertona Phone 768 Between 9 A. M. and 4 P. M. ^Social Calendar Thursday, May 15 Hope Chapter 328 O.E.S. will hold its regular meeting at eight o'clock Thursday evening at the Masonic Hall. There will be -an Initiation Service and all members are urged to attend. The Azalea Garden- Club will meet Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clo'ck at the home of/Mrs. George Robison. All members are urg- to attend. W.S.C.S. Has May Meeting The W.S.C.S. of the First Methodist church held its May meeting on Monday afternoon, May 12 at the church. The meeting was opened with the group singing "Day is Dying in the West" with Mrs. B. W. Edwards , at the piano. During lha business-session, Mrs. J. E. Cooper gave the report of the nominating committee and Mrs. R. T. White was elected treasurer and Mrs. Charles Harrell, secretary. The program chairman, Mrs. C. D. Lester introduced Mrs. Bill Tom Bundy, leader of Circle No. 5, who gave an inspiring devotional using the parable of the talents as the theme. Mrs. Tommy Purvis sang a solo, "How Lovely Is the Hand of God" accompanied by Mrs. B. W. Edwards. A panel discussion was given by Mrs. Bundy, Mrs. Nolan Tollett, and Mrs; Delton Houston on "Women in the Home, Church and Community". The meeting was closed with the benediction. On 'CERTAIN DAYS' Of Month? This great medicine is lamuus to relieve painful distress and tired, nervous, irritable reelings, o£ such days — wltcii due to female funo- tlovml monthly disturbances! f'fl VEGETABLE COMPOUND A HEAR FARTHER! with New AH-ln-One 3 times the microphone surface in this All-in-One Sonotone! Picks up the little sounds that mean so much when you wear a Hearing Aid! See it! HEARING SERVICE CENTER BARLOW HOTEL May 15 - Thursday 10 AM to 6 PM 0. L. RADFORD Certified Sonotone Consult.-nt 102 Alpine St. -Hot Springs, Ark. The House of Hearing Coming and Going Mrs. A. J. Arrington has returned from Ft. Worth, Texas where she visited her 1 son, Mr. and Mrs. Noel Arrington. Miss Mable Srnilhey has returned from a vacation trip to Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. Births . , , , Mr. and Mrs. Jack Butler an- nounceth e arrival of a girl, Rebecca Jean born May 13 at the Julia Chester hospital. Mrs. Butler will be remembered as the former, Miss Jean Rogers. Personal Mention Steve Murphy, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Murphy of Hope has been elected sergeant-at-arms at Phi Lambda Chi, social fraternity at Arkansas State Teachers College, for 1947-48. UNUSUAL INSTRUCTION Oklahoma City, May 14 — (/P)— Scout car officers were pondering these instructions from the chief today: "In case you're involved in an accident, call a policeman." The Doctor Says: BY WILLIAM A. O'BRIEN, M.D. Written for NEA Service The effect of tobacco varies in different persons and in Ihe same individual from lime lo lime. Mosl lobacco users recall Ihe lime when they were learning lo smoke how sick 11 made them. Experienced smokers occasionally complain of similar upsets. Chronic effects of tobacco arc known, but there Is a difference of'opinion as to their significance. Of all the systems in the body, the circulatory system seems to be af- fecled most. The respiratory, nervous and digestive systems also are affecled. There is a sharp drop in the temperature of the fingers and toes af tor using lobacco. This is caused by nervous constriction of the ar- leries as heal loss lo Ihc outside is regulated by the amount of blood which flows through Ihe skin. Harmful effects from tobacco in the coronary circulation blood flow through the muscle of Ihc hedrl, have been reported. If Ihe records of young viclims of coronary heart disease are analyzed, il is found lhal Ihe majorily are heavy smokers. The large number of falal cases of Ihis malady in young men would suggesl lhal excessive use of lobacco may be a faclor. Another possibility is thai Ihc same nervousness which drives Ihem on causes them lo seek relief from lension through the use of lobacco. Buerger's Disease Arlcries and veins of Ihe arms and legs of persons suscepliblc lo tobacco may develop Bucrccr's disease. This disorder is more com mon in nervous individuals wlio use tobacco to excess. In normal persons, the effecl of tobacco lipon Ihe circulation is first a slowing and then an increase in the pulse rate and a rise in blood pressure. This effect is noted in )oth chronic and occasional users. Tobacco is a case of "one man's meat becoming another man's poison." Some persons can use I throughout their lifetime without permanent harmful effccls while others arc definilcly harmed by it. LIGHTENS dark SKIN Loosens BLACKHEADS Use only as directed. COTTON INSULATION METAL WEATHER STRIPPING Phone 1015 409 South Walnut OLIN JONES, Dealer Free Estimates 36 Months to Pay REASONS- For More Protection! 1. Home construction costs have increased 84% since 1940. (and 19% increase since October 1946) 2. Household furnishings cost have increased 77% since 1940. (and 30% increase since October 1946) 3. The number of UNDER1NSURED losses is still high. (39.7% of losses reported in the Insurance Companies are underinsurcd.) 4. FIRE RATES ARE LESS than they were last year. If You are not Fully Protected - See Us (Consult your agent as you would your Doctor or Lawyer) ROY ANDERSON & CO. INSURANCE 210 S. Main Hope, Ark. Phone 810 TODAY - THURSDAY 2:51 - 5:02 - 7:13 - 9:24 TODAY - THURSDAY 2:00 - 3:55 - 5:30 - 7:25 - 9:20 Magnificent story of |l Dolly Madison 'egg'y Wood Horace McNally •& Robert H. Barrat QUESTION: Is an operation on the thyroid gland dangerous? ANSWi.K: Portions of the thyroid gland are removed because of disease or growths. There is greater risk when the patient is not in good condition, bul surgeons at- iempt to lessen this by special trealmenl before operation. o Mexico, with an area of 758,258 square miles, is Ihe third largest country of Latin America. o Desert lizards cannot toleralc excessively high lemperalurcs. Legion Poppy Sole to Be Held May 24 May 24 will be Poppy Day in Hope and throughout the United States, Mrs. E. P. O'Neal, President of Leslie Huddlcston Unit of Lhc American Legion Auxiliary, announced today. On that day everyone will be asked to wear a memorial poppy in honor of the dead of the two world wars and to make a contribution for the welfare of the disabled veterans, their families and the families of the dead. Volunteers from the auxiliary and young women's groups of the city will distribute the flowers on the streets throughout the day. Mrs. M. M. McCloughan, Poppy Chairman of the Auxiliary, will be in general charge. .Plans are being made to cover the city completely so that everyone will have an opportunity to honor the war dead and aid the living victims of the two conflicts. "The Saturday before Memorial Day has been observed as Poppy Day in all parts of the country for many years," said Mrs. McCloughan in announcing the date of this year's observance. "Poppies have been worn in memory of the war dead ever since the close of World War I. They-arc replicas of the wild flowers which grew on the battle fields of France and Belgium, fought over in both wars, but they have come to symbolize memory for those who died in any part of the world. "The poppies which the Auxiliary will distribute are all hand-made, shaped from crepe paper by disabled veterans working in hospitals and convalescent workshops throughout the country. The disabled men lake special pride in making the flowers to honor their t'allen comrades and the work is valuable lo them as occupational therapy, besides bringing them • much needed earnings.". o rREE PARKING Chico, Calif., May 14 —(#•)— Bill Jones of the Durham community gets lo park free in front of a meter every time he rides inlo Chico. The city put the meter in front of a hitching post and Jones asked for a ruling on whether he had to pay where he has been tying his horse for years. Not as long as it's a horse without a buggy. City Manager Harry 'H. Hume ruled. The parking motor ordinance specifies "vehicles." o The percentage of American families which have five children has bpen approximately halved since 1920. DOROTHY DIX Marrying for Money DEAR DOROTHY DIX: There is a boy 21 years of age whom I believe I could marry. He has never worked in his life, as his parents are well off -and have given him everything he desired. I know his father and mother do not approve of our marriage as we arc not in the same social class and because they are very ambitious for him to finish his education. If we should marry, do you think we should live with his parents? They have a lovely home and he is the only child, and they would have to support us and we could have a very easy life. My parents think that I should get him by all means, for he is a good catch and I detest living in my poor circumstances. The boy does not care whether his parents object or not, for he has always gotten what he wanted. He has never paid me much attention until five or six weeks ago, but I am quite sure that with my mother's help I can persuade him into marrying me. I don't care whether his folks like me or not as long as I am bettering myself. Do you think I can be happy, even if his father and mother will be terribly disappointed in our mnr VERY ANXIOUS have encountered ANSWER: I Top Radio Programs of the Day New York, May 14—Of)—On the air tonight: NBC—6 Dennis Day; 6:30 Gildersleeve; 7:30 District Attorney; 8:30 Kay Kyser. CBS—6 Jack Carson: 6:30 Dr. Christian; 7 Burns and Allen with Sinatra 8; The Whistler; 8:30 Information Please. ABC — 6:30 Lone Ranger; 7:30 Court of Missing Heirs; 8 Paul Whilom an; 9 Bing Crosby and Groucho Marx; 9:30 Henry Morgan. MBS—6 Crime Book; 6:30 Johnny adcrp; 7:30 Name of Song Quiz; 8 Did Justice Triumph. Thursday items: NBC — 8:15 a. m. Jack Kilty; 11 U. S. Marine band. CBS — 10 a m Kate Smith; 2 p. m. Hint Hunt ABC —12:15 Nancy Craig; 2:30 Edwin C Hill. . . MBS—8:30 a. m Say t With Music; 12:30 p. m. Harlem club cold-naturcd girls before but I don't remember ever having met onr* whose emotional temperature was so sub-zero as yours. Apparently neither you nor your parents arc bothered with any foolish ideas about love, romance, the sanctity of marriage, or feel any compunction about kidnaping a young boy who has practically grown up in the Army and doesn't know a thing a- boul women and Iheir wiles. You are out for the money. That js all that counts with you. Day of Reckoning But If you are expecting such a marriage to turn out h'ftppily, you are due for a bitter awakening. You will soon find out that living with a polled boy, who has always had his every wish gratified is no picnic. If you get along with him at all, you will have to work hard er at flattering and cajoling him than you have ever done at anything else in your life. And manv will be the lime when you will wisl you were back in your poor home, where you could do as you pleased, And you will find that fine clothes won't keep you from having heartache, and that although you can no doubt force your husband's family to take you into their home, i will be worse than any prison to an unwelcome daughter - in-law A happy marriage isn't sold ove.i the counter. It is nothing you ca buy with money. Believe me, the sorriest bargain that any girl evci makes is when she sells herself it marriage, ANSWER: The best remedy for ovc at first sight is to do a little ard thinking. That will convince on that what you are afflicted with s infatuation. You couldn't possibly herish a deathless passion fon a ian with whom you haven't event speaking acquaintance. My advice to you both is to for- et the lads. And don't worry about ever loving again. You will do it many times. DEAR DOROTHY DIX: Should "Gtacit (fiatlOHbriht ywsn wavanponx Copyright by Gwen Davenport; Distributed by NEA SERVICE; INC. XXXIII ; Sophie -put on her sealskin cloak and went out through the fog to call on Mrs. Bagot. It was many years since she had called on anyone, people usually called on her. Now sue was as nervous as ; if it wcr.e an opening night. Should she make a clean, breast of everything to Mrs. Bagot, identify Godfrey and count on Sally's dcccnl impulses and his love? Although she could picture a very moving and dramatic scene along these lin.es, some instinct held her back. What would really be accomplished? Godfrey, even had he been legitimate, would scarcely have been a forebear to announce with pride. I The truth was, Sophie did not want Vicky to be looked down upon )y her in - laws; it would be almost setter to marry someone else. She came up to the Bagot house Urcd and aching a little. A inaid admitted her and showed :ier into the empty living room. A fire was blazing, and the maid took Sophie's wrap. In a few minutes Mrs. Bagot came in. I'Madame van Eyck! Good morn ing." "How do you do?" Mrs. Bagol seemed genuinely upset. "Do sit down," sjic said. "I am so glad you have come. Salty is here. I can't do a Ihing with him. He's over al his Uncle Adam's now." "I don't understand," said Sophie. "When he got back to his base last night his orders had come. He was assigned to the West Coast, to pick up his ship there." Sophie fell as if Providence hac lakcn mailers out of the hands oJ any of them. "Oh—I'm sorry." "He has Iwo weeks' grace. His ship is undergoing repairs." Sophie's eyes widened. "Oh! anc Vicky is nol here. She has lei Maine." "It is good of you lo come and see me," Mrs. Bagol went on. "I eel I ow.e you an explanallon." "No—please. II was no inconven' ence al all, I assure you. I want d lo be cerlain you and I under- lood each olher." "II must have seemed most discourteous to you yesterday, rushing off as I did, bul I was dreadfully upset Shocked. Sally has lold me since of his feelings toward Victora. Sally is an only child, Madame —the last of the family—" At thai momenl a side door op ened somewhere off Ihc. hall and Sally's voice came lo Ihe Iwo women in Ihe living room. "Mother! Uncle Adam has come back with me. He'll stay here for lunch." Mrs. Bagot rose, glancing al So- jhic. "He thinks his uncle is on his side," she murmured. "Come in here, Sailer—we have a caller.' The Iwo Bagot men left Inch raincoats in the hall and came in by Ihc fire. Salty looked worried and upset and very much discomfited at seeing Sophie. Adam Ba- gol benl low over her hand, as Ija had Ihc day before. "Mr. Bagol, Ihis is a pleasure," said Sophie. "I hadn'l expeclcd lo sec you." "I am glad you're here, Uncle Adam," Mrs. Bagol said. "You will help me express lo Madame my apologies." "I rcgrel Ihe circumstances in which we mcel again," said old DEAR MISS DIX: My girl frienc and I would like to know your op inion on whether there is such a thing as love at first sight. I hav thought I was in love with many boys, but I got over it in each case However, now I am hnrd hil by a boy I never saw before. Do yoi think I will succeed in getting him" Or will I be one of the 1,070,00' girls who arc destined to be olc maids? My girl friend is in Ihc same pro dicamcnt as I am, only her case i worse, as Ihc boy she fell in lov with at first sight is married am she knows she will never love an olher. What shall we do. LOVESICK GIRL: a wife who is divOrcdd from husband continue to went he* If so, is it worn on ••--"*- ger? 'W rtDow^n; A divorcdd .AWfirrtah-; never wears her wedding ring* but^ she can wear her engagement tingf provided she doesn't wear it on the»| finger that is sacred lo the Weds;,: ding ring. 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Also, SSS Tonic helps you enjoy the. food you eat by Increasing the gastric digestive juice when It Is non-organl- cally too little or scanty—thus the stomach will have little cause to get balky with gas, bloat and give of! that sour food taste. Don't walti Energize your body with rich, red-blood. Start on SSS Tonic now. As vigorous blood surges throughout your whole body, greater freshness and strength should make you eat better, sleep better, feel better, work better, play better, have a healthy color glow in your skin—firm flesh fill out hollow places. Millions of bottles spld. Get a bottle from your drug store, SSS Tonic helps Build Sturdy Healtli. Mr. Bagot, seating himself close lo the -fire. "I, too," saW Sophie. Salty wns too restless to sit still. "What about a glass of the old madeira, Mother?" he suggested. "I'm afraid I couldn't at this hour of the morning. Sophie was disappointed, as her long damp walk had made her acutely conscious of every one of her joints. Much to her joy, she heard Adam Bagot say he would like a glass. "What about you, Madame van Eyck? Won't you join me?" Warmed by the wine, Sophie felt glad she had come. They could at least part friends. "Of course I understand," she said. "I can quite see why you would feel as you did. As you do. Only—don't you think- perhaps—with times as they are— young people must be considered first? Ahead even of their families. They have so little time for happiness this dreadful war Nothing will be the same now" Mrs Bagot drew her shoulders into a straight line. "I can never compromise with my standards," she announced. "For my son's wife not to know who her own grandfather was seems to me an impossible situation. I am sincerely sorry." "But I am sure Madame van Eyck has her reasons—" began Adam. "They are not reasons which one would care to tell one's friends." "That seems to settle it," Sophie said. Adam extended a bony hand. "Amelia, Madame van Eyck is one of the great women of her time. I do not think you should talk to her like that, whatever the provocation.' "I don't mean to be rude," Mrs. Bagot said, genuinely distressed "I should be proud to have Madame van Eyck for a friend. Only—" "Considering she has been the friend of crowned heads," Adam said, "I can't call that very noble of you." Sophie was beginning to feel almost drugged by the warmth of the fire on her face and the warmth of the wine inside. She heard Adam say "crowned heads," and suddenly, inexplicably she was struck with the certainty of what Greese, Turkey Conllnuea tfom Page One ate approval for the chief of any mission presumably including neads of the small military groups .o be sent to Ihe Iwo countries to nslrucl their armed forces in Ihc use of modern American war equipment. President Truman thus far has given no indication of his choice for top director of the program, although it is generally understood lhal Ambassador Edwin C. Wilson will direcl Ihe on-lhe-ground expenditure of $100,000,000 in strictly military aid to Turkey. The $300,000,000 remainder to be spcnl lo help Greece, will be divided equally between economic and military assistance. In compromising differences bc- Iw'ccn bills passed separately by the Iwo chambers, the Senate- House committee also provided lhal all civilian personnel musl be invesligaled by Ihe Federal Bureau of Invesligalion. The $350,000,000 foreign relief bill on which Ihe Senalc has scheduled an afternoon vole seemed likely lo gain approval without major changes, despite a previous House vote lo cul Ihis fund lo $200,000,000. The larger sum contemplates $50,000,000 for Greece in addition lo Ihc money provided in the stem- communism measure. Senator McClcllan (D-Ark), lold a reporter he may offer an amendment barring any relief lo Russia and seven olher nations he described as "clearly dominated economically and politically" by the Sovicls. Bul McClcllan conceded that the Foreign Relations Committee had taken a lot of wind out of that sail by including in its record a letter from Secretary of State Marshall specifically naming the countries to which aid would be given. Mail Your Orders if You Cannot Phinc C ATA LO G OFF ICE 60C3097P Expected passage of the bill by Ihc Senale would throw it into a conference committee of the two houses for a battle over several imporant provisions. Besides culling Ihe amount involved, the House voted lo ban relief lo any Communist-dominated countries unless there is on-thc- ground American supervision of the distribution of supplies. Only $3.70 Down; $5 Morifhly on Terms 3/ **& * EclC Each Truman Signs Continued irom r-age one munily of a heavy burdcr of doubt, the Congress will now turn lo a re- examinalion of minimum wage slandards." Mr. Truman called for immediate legislation settling up a minimum ol at least G5 cents an hour as compared to the present 40 cents and asked extension of minimum wage benefits to groups not now covered. Claims for back porlal-to-porlal pay, the president said, emerged after a judicial decision on the wage and hour law had raised Ihe possibilily lhal employers might be required to pay back wages "for cerlain activilies which in most industries had not previously been considered by cither workers or employers to be compcnsable." "In the interest of the economic stability of our nation," Mr. Truman said, "il is essential lo clarify Ihis matter by slaUie." "Current wage negotiations can proceed more readily to a salis- factory conclusion and businessmen will be able to plan with assurance for full production and price reductions. "This will be of real value to labor and management in the .maintenance of a continued high level of employment." Mr. Truman said he understood thai section Iwo of the act relating to existing claims was not intended "to invalidate all olher existing claims." He addsd in explanation: "The plan language of section Iwo of Ihe act preserves minimum wage and overtime compensation claims based upon activities which were comperisable in any amount to do. Be Continued) under contract, custom ov tice." prac- Wonderful Hawthorne Bikes for Work or Play Wards Catalog has the bikes that are made to give you years of easy riding and faithful service! The rugged streamlined frames of these Hawthorneg have New High-Luster Enamel finish... bright red for men and boys, bright blue for women and girls. Hawthorne bikes are equipped with 26 x 2.125. inch Wards Riverside Mate balloon tires and tubes for extra mileage. And they come with these four DeLuxe Safety Accessories: Delta Headlight^ Large Red Reflector, Safety Chain Guard, Kick Stand! 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