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Page Two HOPE STAR, MOPE, ARKANSAS t' v V' Monarchs-of Britain Stil! Wield Strong Influence Despite Recent Criticism By DeWlTT MACKENZIE AP Foreign Affairs Analyst For the lorcigncr who has been reared in the understanding that .England's constitutional monrach has no governmental authority 5:1 his own right, there's an odd ring in the current uetitions by British housewives to their king to repeal the bread rationing which is scheduled" to become effective July ?A. "Ot.course King George can't re- x'eise'his government':: decision to ration bread and the indignant housewives .are quite well aware of that fact, although youru correspondent—having experienced Brit- n-in's partan .rationing recently— has .an understanding sympathy Witli them in their plea. Jn the present case the appeals went lo the holne ,'o'ffice to oo dealt with, and tlie .cjjances. that his majesty would be consulted about them were indeed remote. Why then, are such weJitions addressed io him? We.V. of course, tradition has sorneuiing to do with it—tradition which dates back to the days when kings ruled by divine right and were lords of all they surveyed. And the average Briton clings to tradition$as a Scotsman does io a sixpence. However, it strikes me tha.t-.iibe real reason lies in the very •fact'that these days the monarch-has no"governmental powers btit" is- completely detached" irom the galitical arena, 'Because he is wholly outside politics,"", although devoting his life to the'.people, he is held i;i the iJjsepes.t.. respect and affection by Ms^subjects. They feel that he is aaf'dt -'the men upon whom they can-bank; without reserve. And so. because 1 of the unique nositian which' he -holds, an appeal addressed lo him. .even Ihough he never ""deals with it, attracts pub- lie.attention^ -Proof of this lies in the, fact that the food ministry has increased the proposed bread ration slightly for children -under 18 since the housewives' protest. •However, thai isn't the whole story.- Actually, and ihe constitution .notwithstanding, the king of England is a very powerful individual; and the ministers of gov- ernment'pay much deference to his vish'es. The reasons are (D Hope Star Star of Mope 1699; Press 1927, Comalidatad January IS, 1929 Published every svookdov nffrprnoon by STAR PUBLISHING CO. ; C. E. Poltncr, President . i Alex. H. Wushburn, Secretary-Treasurer ot the Star building 212-214 South Walnut Street. Hopa. Ark. Alex. H. Woshburn, Editor & Publisher Poul H. Jones, Managing Editor George \V. Hosmer, Mech. Supt. Jess M. Davis, Advertising Manager Emma G. 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JUSf ARRIVED: . for our new Call at the office today and make your selections of your fall wardrobe from our office copies. 212 S. Main Phone 1080 MONTGOMERY WARD the high regard in whicli his subjects hold him .and i'l!i the iacl that the direct heir to the throne is trained intensively from birth for his or her great rcsponsiblity. Hs education includes not only schooling in affairs of the home country but of the entire empire and the world at large. Thus the ruler is supremely well equipped to deal wu.n matters of slate. It probably is true, as I have reported in this column from London six months ago. that the present ruler, George VI, is Ear less inclined to voice strong personal views than were his immediate predecessors .That would b'» nat- j ural ii for no other reason than j that he wasn't the direct .leir and (has had to acquire most of his raining since becoming king — is ?lill acquiring it, for that matter. However, his disposition not to interfere witn state affairs complements the new Socialist regime psrfectly and makes him a most acceptable monarch i'or a leftist government. George's 'grandfather. Edward VII. took a lively hand in governmental affairs at times, and the next in line, George V, was a chip oti the old block in that respect. It was during the nation-wid: general slrike of 19HG , if memory serves me right, that George V sent for the home secretary when the situation was beginning to look ugly and told that harassed minister: "I will not have my people rmmhandled." And that was that. Then -carne the strong-willed Edward VII who gave up ihe world's greatest throne so that he could marry Mrs. Simpson. He was beginning to exercise much influence in public affairs when he ctiit hs job, and a lot of British statesmen breathed easier after the abdication, since many feared that Edward might overreach his position under a constitutional monarchy. Nothing like that is likely to happen with the present king, but I'll bet a bright new penny that so long as England has a king, just so Jong will ihe government pay him deference and grant his wishes where they can. His majesty is, as previously remarked, a powerful individual. r Fort Smith. July 17—(/Pi—P.agon Kinne.y, Arkansas' pride of the ring, was looking today for victim No. 13 in his climb up the heavyweight boxing ladder. The y o u n g "Harlman Ham- Fade freckles. Loosen blartthoads CAUTiOM: Use only as dir REED MOTOR CO. IDS East Division St. Mechanics: CARL JONES FRANK YARBROUGH o Complete Repair Shop • Body and Fender Shop * Complete Paint Shop When you need special drugs or vitamins, come to our drug store. We are always ready to serve you. We also carry a complete line of Cosmetics, Stationery, Toilet Needs, many other items. Try us CRESCENT DRUG STORE Phone 600 • 225 S. Main Heirens Said Ready to Confess All By ROBERT T. LOUGHRAN Chicago, July 17 —(UP)— Wil liam Heirens, 17. was reported to-j day to be ready to give a full and j complete confession to three of; the nation's most shocking crimes! —including the premeditated kid-j nap-slaying of six-year-old Suzanne ; Degnan. i It was understood that an agreement had been reached between the state's attorney's office and defense counsel whereby Heirens would confess the three murders in return for a recommendation by the state for a life .sentence, instead of the electric chair. The understanding, details of which were mapped out at an extra-ordinary conference last Sunday between defense attorneys and State's A t t o r n e y WilliaYn Tuohy, reportedly had been held no by Tuohy's insistence Unit the 17-year-old college youth be imprisoned lor the rest of his "natural" life. . Under a sentence of life imprisonment, a prisoner is eligible lor parole in ;!0 years, according to Illinois law. As the agreement was finally worked out. it was understood that defense attorneys had agreed to sentence of life imprisonment for the slayings and an additional sentence 01 y.-i years for the burglaries with which Heirens is charged—t'hus. assuring that lie will die in prison. The confession s, originally scheduled to be taken today and tomorrow, were not expected now for two or three more days because of "publicity" connected with the case. Heirens' parents. Mr. and Mrs. George Heirens, were said to have advised the attorneys to do "whatever is best." Earlier, State's Attorney Tuohy had said he "definitely" would place evidence before a grand jury in an effort to obtain indictments charging Heirens with the Degnan murder and the "lipstick" slaying of ex - W a v e Frances Brown. However. Tuohy said he needed "more information" on the knife slaying last summer of Mrs. Josephine Ross before it would be in shape x'or the jury. Ileirens, who has been charged formally with 24 burglaries and five assaults during a fantastic dual career as a fun-loving, religious college student and a primitive, maddened criminal, was disclosed by the United Press Monday to have admitted the three murders. The admissions were made orally, and it was learned i'rom reliable sources that defense attorneys were continuing efforts to trade a full, written confession for a life sentence instead of the electric chair. Tuohy was careful not to commit himself whether the state would seek to try Heirens in the absence of a written confession. Asked when he would seek indictments in the Brown and Degnan killings, Tuohy replied, "I don't know." He said he could not answer the question "at this time." Tuohy said he hoped to obtain more evidence in the Ross case, then added: "In i'act, I need more inform- tion on all of them." Heirens, who in his oral statement admitted kidnaping little Suzanne to obtain $20,000 ransom from her parents, was identified in court yesterday by George Sub- grunski, 25, a former soldier. Subgrunski, one of 13 persons placed strategically in the jury box when Heirens was arraigned on burglary and assault charges, said he saw Heirens near the Degnan home at about 1 a. m. last Jan. V, the day of the kidnaping. Subgrunski told State's Attorney Tuohy that he had parked his car near the Degnan home and had noticed a man carrying a paper bag under his arm. when the child's fismembored body was found, the torso was wrapped in a brown paper bag. When Heirens was brought into court, SubgrunsKi declared: "That's the one. I'm positive!" In his oral statement, the United Press learned, Heirens admitted that the Degnan slaying was premeditated — 'that he planned to kidnap and kill the little girl as the simplest way of obtaining the ransom money. His hope of collecting ransom was thwarted, however, when the discovery of dismembered parts of the child's body a few hours later turned Chicago police loose on their greatest manhunt. In the two other, and earlier killings, Heirens admissions showed that the -aggressive, primitive side of his nature had taken control, forcing him ID kill to avoid being discovered in other crimes. Both Miss Brown and Mrs. Ross were slain after they surprised the youth in the act of looting their apart merits. Psychiatrists who have examined the husky, maladjusted college ! youth have pronounced him sane i but found evidence of a schizoph- j rc-nic, or •'split" personality. Heirens looked upon himself as a bright student, a dutiful son, anc a frequent church-goer. To the criminal, brutish side of his personality, he gave the name of George Murmans. T'nus, the morning after the most brutal killing in Chicago's history, Heirens dropped the character of George Nurmans and attended his University of Chicago classes with an Qusy conscience. The burglary and assault against Heirens were continued in criminal court yesterday until Aug. 14 after his attorneys pleaded they had obtained indictments only the day before. State's attorneys offered no objection to the continuance. Firing Squad Ends Life of Ex-Slav Leader Belgrade, July 17 —(/P)— . Draja Mihailovic, onre acclaimed by the Allied world as the organizer of the Yugoslav resistance movement, died before a firing squad at dawn today —• less than 4-3 hours after his conviction on chaiges of treason and collaboration with the Germans. Eight other men who were convicted with the former Chetnik leader were executed at the same time. The executions were carried out in a private military ceremony. , Tiie others executed were: Kadoslav-Rade Radic. 5G, former Chetnik unit commander. Milos Glisch, 36. Chetnik leader. Oskar Paylovic, 34, former Sag- reb chief of police. Drag! Ypvanovic, 44. former chief of police of Belgrade. Yanasje-Tasa Dinic, 55, former minister of the interior in the puppet government of the lat" Premier Milan Neclic. who committed suicide last January by leaping from his jail cell. Velibor Yonic, 54, Nellie's minister of education. Djuro Dokic, 72, former minister of commerce. Kosia Musicki, 49. former uide- de-camp of King Peter. Official Yugoslav comment this morning was that "since the presidium of the Yugoslav parliament rejected the appeals of the accused men, all the death sentences have been carried out." The capital apparently lost all interest once the death sentences were passed. Authorities were diffident about issuing any statement regarding the executions, and the attitude was that news of the executions was unimportant. Mihailovic and 23 co-defendants were convicted last Monday by a Yugoslav military court. He and 10 others were sentenced to death and the remaining 13 to prison terms ranging from '20 years to 18 months. Two of those sentenced to death and eight of those sentenced to jrison were convicted in Absentia. The presidium of the Yugoslav xirliamt-nl yesterday rejected appeals for mercv. Market Report ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK National stockyards, 111., July 17 —(.•Pi— Hogs 5,000; market moslly 1.0 Oto 1.25 higher than average Tuesday; spots up 1.50; few early deal:: only 75 higher: bulk good and choice: 180-,'iO 0 Ibs 21.00-53; early top 21.00-GO; small lots 21.75; few early sales 21.00; around -100 Ib weights 20.00; good artel choice 100-150 Ibs mostly 20.00-50: sows 19.00-75. ; Cattle -1,200; calves 11,000; one small lot clvuice 2G5.0 and few good fo choice 21.00-24.50; medium lG.fiO;lS.50; good to choice heifers and mixed yearlings 111.00-22.00; good cows 15.50-10.25; common and medium beef cows d round J2.00- 14.50; canners and cutters 51.0011.00; bulls steady; good bee ^bnlls upward to 17.00; in choice vealors 21.00: medium and good Hi.!!()•! 19.50; nominal range slaughter I steers IS.00-25.00; slaughter heifers 11.511-22.00; stocker and feeder steers 11.00-17.50. Sheep 4,500; spring lambs and ewes 25 to 50 higher; bulk good and choice spring lambs 20.5021.50; shorn slaughter ewes S1.50 I down. Atlanta Wins to Add to League Lead By The Associated Press The Chattanooga Lookouts wore the only i'irst division members of tlie Southern Associalion to fall by trie wayside last night. The pace-setters, the Atlanla Crackers, staged a" three-run rally in the seventh inning to defeat New Orleans, 5 to 3, in a 23-hit slug- test, while fourth-place Niishville defeated Litlle Rock, 3 lo 0, behind Russell Meyer's UHir-hitter. II was Memphis in Ihe second slot that gave the Lookquts \heir 7 to 2 drubbing." Lesler Willis allowed the third placers only eight scattered safeties as he lee! the Chicks in their slcp-for-step race with Atlanta. In the circuit's other game, the Mobile Bears had an easy time walking away from the Birmingham Barons with a 7 lo 1 decision. The Cracker-Pel game was en livened in the sixth when Pete Lay den, former Texas football star, charged into Sal Ferrara, the Atlanta catcher, in an attempt to score on a delayed peg from the outfield. Ferrara tagged the former footballer, but the oncmmler put him out of the game. When both men got to their feet, words were exchanged, but blow were not. The Chicks' victory over Chat- lanooga gave Ihem a sweep of the fourgame series and put them three full games ahead of the Lookouts. Meyer was in superb control as ho lurnnd back the Travelers at Little Rock. He allowed only two hits in the second and one each in the sixtli and eighth, and issued no bases on balls . At Mobile, Clyde King fanned six in -beating the Barons. Tonight's schedule: Atlanta at Mobile. Birmingham at New Orleans. Chattanooga at Little Rock . Nashville at Memphis. Go to State University merer' 1 marked up his 12th pro victory without defeat here k'st night with a technical knockout oli Chiug Johnson of Memphis. Fighting in his native state as a pro for the .first time, Kinney put on an iinpre.ssve /ist-throwing display for aboul 2,500 home folks. The 188-pound Arkansas w .a s ahead all ihe way. Kinney started slowly, feeling out the Tcnnessean i'or two rounds. He opened up in the third and had Johnson, who weighed 195, on the floor in the seventh. The bell stooped the count at Jive. Johnson gamely tried to make a fight of it in the eighth but was unable lo come out lor the ninth round of the scheduled ten- rounder. GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago, July 17 —(.1')— Corn :lropped sharply in late trading xu- lay in response to lower bids i'or :ash grain, substantial offerings by county elevators and fears o! traders that prices may be rolled jack to lormer OPA coiling levels. Oats were slightly weaker. Casli prices for all grains were lower. A processing inlerest reportedly was bidding $2.24 io-- corn which sold up to 2.2!) yesterday. No. 2 red wheat sold at $2.OS against $1,12 yesterday. Oats were down 2 to 5 cents. Final prices were above the ex- .reme lows as short-covering entered the pits at the close. Corn finished 1 3-8, 1 7-8 lower than yes- terday's close, January l.OB 1-2, 1.G3, and oats were 5-H lower to fi-8 higher. July 81 5-8. There was no trading in barley. Wheat was Xoiir lo five rents lower today; bookings 125,000 bushels; receipts 173 cnrs. Corn was off three to four cents; bookings .')()(),• 000 bushels; receipts HM cars. Shipping sales; 5,000 bushels of corn, 02.000 of oats. NEW YORK STOCKS New York, July 17— (/?)—-Selected industrials rallied behind steels in today's stork market, and i> few special issues exhibited strength bul many leaders :"ound the going a bit difficult. Irregularity ruled until after midday with dealings notably slow. Activity picked up somewaht as bids were reinstated here and there although volume of n round 900,000 shares was well under lhat of Tuesday. Advances of fractions to a point or so—there were several much wider jumps—predominated near the close. Bonds were relatively steady. Most commodities were reactionary. POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, July 17 •— (/!')— Butler, steady: receipts 1)23.2(59; prices unchanged. mEggs ,weak, receipts !3,!iH6; U. S. extras 1-2 3(i.. r .-3t!.. r >; U. S. extras 3-4. 33-36.5; U. ,S. standards.; 1-2 33-35; U. S. standards 3-4, 32; current receipts 3132; dirties 29-29.5; checks 28.529. Live poultry: steady; receipts 19 trucks, no cars; prices .on chickens unchanged; FOB wholesale market; ducklings 27; heavy young ducks 22; light iiirm ducks 17. NEW YORK COTTON New York, July 17 — (If)— cotton market continued to prove in later The im- dealings today and recovered most all of the day's losses ol aboul $2.50 a bale before Ihe close. Futures closed unchanged lo .15 cents H bale lower, .lly high 34.43 — low 34.23 — last 34.20B off iifl i i Oft high 34.75 — low 34.25 -- last ,14.(!5 off 8. Dec. high 34.mi — low 34.37 — last 34.82-85 undi off 3. Mch hiph 34.75 — low 34.24 — iasl 34.CH off 7. May high 34.53 — low 33.95 — Iasl 34.40 off 5. .lly high 33.H.-) — low 33.35 — lust 33.70 off 9. Middling spot 35.27N off 7. N-iuiininn): H-bid. X> trading in July 1194(1) figures expired al noon today. NEW ORLEANS COTTON New Orleans, July Al —(/!') —Cotton futures closed 1'irm 5 cents xo 00 cents a bale higher. July expired at noon, Jlv high 34.52 — low 34.15 — close 3 I. If). Wednesday, July 17, 1946 6ct high 34.75 — low ri-1.30 — close 34.09-75 up 12. Doc. .high :!4.!)0 — low .'!4.30 — close 34.II3-KO Up H. Mch high 34.7(1 — low 34.27 — rbse 3-I.GK-71 up 1. Mny hiRh 34.. r )7 — low 34.00 — close :!4.4!) up 1. .lly high 33.BO — low 33.40 — close* 33.9ti-34.0n up n. Spot cotton closod stoacly 2. r > cpnls ii link- lower sales 505, middling 34.00, receipts 4,147: stock 25fl,'421. Wednesday, July 17, 1946 HOPE STAR, HOPE, Fights Last Night By The Associated Press I.os Angeles — John Thomas. 137 1-2, Los Angeles, knocked out Arluro Harron, 138. Los Angeles. 4. Council Bluffs. la. •— Do» I.ee,»* 147. Kson. Neb. knocked out Howard Bleyhl. 149, Madison, Minn., (i. Oklahoma City — .Dick Smith. 1(11, Oklahoma City, outpointed Jackie Lyons, 10!! 1-2, Oklahoma City I!. m Ml Pepsi-Cola Company, Long Island Cily, N. Y. Franchisee) BoHlcr: Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Texarkana Slop pollution of Streams, Fayetteville, July 1 7 —(/P Raxorback football coaches and fans throughout the stale loday were "sweating out' 'a decision by Clyde (Smackover) Scott, Navy't great halfback of the last twc year as to whether he would com. plete his collegiate eligibility ai the University of Arkansas. Head Coach John Barnhill ad milled that lie had conferred will Scott, who resigned from the naval academy last week, fur two days. "1 talked with Clyde about the possibilities of his entering the university," Barnhill said. "He's a mighty fine boy. His friends throughout his home stale want him to play with the Razorbacks, and we'd like to have him." The Arkansas mentor said ocott had promised him a decision in ''lour or five days.' Scott said in Lake Village yesterday thai he was "considering" casting his lot with the Razorbacks. He added, however, thai al present he was more interested in "catching up on my fishing and getting married." The former Smackover all-stale high school star has not disclosed the name of his "bride-to-be," but he was contacted yesterday at the home of Miss Leslie Hampton, tlie 1945 "Miss Arkansas" beauty, in Lake Village. Scott, also an outstanding track performer ,is eligible to ••jpartici- pate in collegiate athlelics *or two more years. He announced Iasl week thai he intended to complete his college education. There was some discussion among Arkansas fans thai the university might nol offer Ihe courses in which Scott was interested, but Barnhill dispelled this today by saying: "We have what he wants," ROBIS Again Robisoro's bring you a great clearance of summes- dresses in the heart- of the season. You'll find many real values in styles, materials and colors. Be early for best selections. ONE LOT ONE LOT Dresses in bemberg, crepe, eyelet, mesh and spun rayon. Sizes 12 to 48. Junior dresses in jersey, chintz, crepe, seersucker and spun rayon. Sizes 9 to 17. Jr. Play Dresses and ONE LOT Junior slack suits and play dresses in sizes 9 to 17. Real values. '2 PRICE ONE RACK Ladies and childrens'summer blouses and skirts. To close out only .... ALL. LADIES Childrens Childrens summer dresses, slack suits and overalls. To close out, only .... Entire stock of ladies summer hats. Many styles and colors. WE GIVE AND REDEEM EAGLE STAMPS Geo. W. Robison 6" Co. HOPE THE LEADING DEPARTMENT STORE NASHVILLE Social and P< Foge Trirei 'octal ana i ersona Phone 768 Between 9 a. m. and 4 p. m. I -'Social Calendar thursday, July 18 .Hope Chapter No. 32U O.K.S will hold Us regular meeting at i) O'cock at the Masonic hall. An installation service will be held All members are urgetl lo attend. Wednesday, July 17 . The Jell B. t!raves Sunday j" I , chlss tlf ""' Kil ' sl Methodist church will hold its regular Jlionlhly busincs sand social meeting at 7:30 Wednesday evening at I'liir park. A picnic supper will DC served and all members arc urged to attend. Coming and Going Don Rogers has relumed lo his home in IVIorrillun, Arkansas altcV spending the week end the ii. E. Rogers here. visiting Miss Mabel Jean Kurlwrighl of Atlanta, Texas was the week end guest of the E. li. Hogers here. "Allison Ilcmbrce of Port Arthur, lexas has arrived for a vacation visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. II. T. Hembrec on Hope, Ri< 3. Thomas Gordon of Los Angeles California, cnroute to Prescotl and Little Hock for a vacati(.-< visit with relatives, was a Hope visitor Tuesday. Thomas, a former Star Carrier, paid a visit to the Star employees. Little Misses Patsy Ann and Joan Phillips of Houston. Texas, are here lor ;i visit with their grandmother, Mrs. O. J. Phillips, 'i hey will be joined by their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Phillips on Sunday. Clifton Tarplny, son of Mr. and, Mrs. Elbcrt Tarpley, arrived in' Hope today after being honorably discharged from the Navy at Memphis Separation Center. NOW • Thursday YOUR PLEASURE TREASURE FOR 1946 and ALL-TIME! GALE STORM PHIL REGAN Miss Marjoric Moses of Washington, D. C. will arrive Wednesday night for a vacation visit with her mother, Mrs. Floyd Moses and other relatives and'friends here. So They Say Unless the voter feels that he understands his government, ho cannot have a sense of ownership in it. Unless he lias a sense of ownership in it lie cannot ocn- trol it. Unless he can control it there is no democracy. —Dr. Harold W. Dodds, presidcnl Princeton U. Money used for education is more in the nature of an investment than an expense, for schooling develops human resources, and developed human resources produce wealth and contribute to human happiness. —Gov. Thomas E. Dcwcy of New York. We know lhal there is a national I and international conspiracy to ! divide our people, to discredit our ] institutions and to bring about clis- •especl for our government. Why should we blind ourselves lo obvious facts. -Attorney General Tom C. Clark. News of i History Making ATOMIC BOMB ACTUAL EXPLOSION Spectacular Scenes CLEARLY? VIVIDLY! Doors Open Both Theatres 1:45 Then Continuous Avoid extreme concentrations :>( power in the hands of any man or Rioup of men, whether they be .11 government, in business, in la- :x>r, or in agriculture. — Harold E. Slassen, former Gov crnor of Minnesota. Thoughts Behold, the eye of the Lord is upon them that fear Him, upon them that hope in His mevcy.— Psalms 33:18. Speak low to me, my Saviour, low and sweet From out the hallelujahs, sweel The Doctor Says: By Dr. WILLIAM -A. O'BRIEN Written for NEA Service Water i'tch is caused in bathers and plant collectors by the ccr- cariae (larvae) of certain species of schistosomcs (blood flukes). The ccrcariae live in the snails which thrive ,<n the vegetation along the infected beaches. Bathers who swim in infected waters develop the skin reaction from the ccrcariae clinging to their skins alter the water evaporates. The larvae attempt to penetrate the y.;in, but as man is not a natural host the larvae die, and this causes the reaction. When pieces of infected skin arc examined under the microscope several hours after the larvae have penetrated the outermost layers of the skin, the reaction, already taking place, may be observed. Ccrcariae persist in the skin •about 30 hours after they enter, at the end of wiiich time they arc destroyed by the natural clelcnses of the body. In the average case, the itching rash reaches its intensity in two or three days and then disappears. SCRATCHING IS HARMFUL Scratching may cause secondary infection, with a persistence of the irritation. Skins of dilfercnt persons vary in their reactions to the laivae and the rash may be mild or very severe. Ccrcuriul dematilis can be prevented by toweling the skin briskly immediately alter leaving infected waters. in expenmcntal cercarial der- natitis, the larvae entered the kin about five minutes after they ttachcd themselves. A prickling, mining sensation is the first sign f their presence, and a brisk rub vith the towel may be helpful in his stage. But usually it is then oo late. The removal of snails from lathing beaches is the best way o ])i event swimmers' itch. Snails nay be destroyed by collecting hem, by removing the vegetation m wnicli they feed, or by treating he beach with chemicals. The surface of a large body of water nay be sprayed with formalde- lycic in the early morning. Bathing is safe at night in wa- .ers which contain the ccrcariae vhich emerge from snails in the early morning, while day-bathing s safe in waters in which the arvae come out at night. LIGHT ATTRACTS LARVAE Ccrcariae spend part of their ,ife in adquatic birds and field animals. They are strongly attracted by light, and alter their escape from snails they swim to- waid the surface, where they swarm in shallow water or arc oroughl into shore by wave ac- Redhead Tells Continued from Pago One the munitions group's Washington office were two generals she identified only as Waile and Porter. Washington, July 17 —(/P)— Au attractive, red-haired woman toltl the committee that among her superiors were Joseph Freeman, Louis Sarclas, and Murray Oar sson. She testified that they had phoned May's office "several times May is chairman on the House Military committee. Before Miss Bates took the stand, Albert Jacobson, a War Department cosunltant, protested to the. committee ha c had been "chastized" him over the telephone for saying that Freeman was "in New York making money for us." Besides his reference to May, Saielas gave the committee testimony that Freeman habitually carried a supply of $1.000 bills on his person. And he described packages addressed to generals which he said he had seen in the Washington munitions office. Sarclas told in elaborate rhclo- DOROTHY DIX Husband -Snatcher Dear Dorothy Dix: 1 go with n pines:;, but your chances of mak' manied man who has a wife, and two children. He has been married good marriages depend upon your being able to gather your boy over l(i years and is still living'and girl friends about you. with his wife who refuses him a And you cannot do that if your family arc omnipresent and ric how he had "perspired ex-, divorce .and will only agree to :. _ „._ , „..„ tremely profusely in Washing-1 separation, as she wants to keep they spend the evenings reminis- tons humid weather to earn a her home and children. He has no! cing about when Johnny cut his raise in pay from $3,900 a year to giounds fur a divorce, as his wife I fit si tooth 50 years ago, and how ... i-..^ -. ~... *r, Jt v,v .* j — •.. i i.n £,1 wunua mi n UJ VUi *_U. (t^ HID W li U i 1 IJ bL LUULU fJU VlJtUtj tl&U, UIlU I1UW "-"fe^i * "t «»»« •» 1 6"*-J wt* v< about 11,000 after six or eight, is n lino woman who has been a I sick Mamie was when she had the winning run in ninth inning. Yesterday's Stars By The Associated Prose Bobby Feller, Indians — struck out seven batters to run his total for the season io 202 as Cleveland downed Boston. 6-3. Schoolboy Howe, Phillies—blanked Cincinnati, 2-0, on five hits for Philadelphia. Mort Cooper, Braves—scattered seven safeties as Boston trounced Pittsburgh, 10-0. Bill Vosclle and Bill Rgney, Ganls — Vosele whitewashed Chicago, 1-0, and Pigney batted in months with the arms group. good wife and mother and is measles as a baby. The trouble -. — u .,..., _..*, u ..,.,j ^,....,.41.1. j fa w.j^ wjiw niiu iinjun. 1 ! .nil.! ir, ,;ivjn^ | iiiuu.Mus tis a tjuijy. ine irouijie He could recall, he said, only her children a good Christian train-1 is that old people get lonesome one occasion when May called the ' ing and long for company, and thai humiliated and malignco 1 in the • for Freeman. phone. The House member asked . What I want to know is: How i they fail to realize t>t nobody divorce from i v.-anls to listen to their twice-told Lest I should fear and fail, and miss Thee so Who art not missed by any lha entreat. —E. B. Browning. Barbs By HAL COCHRAN A business executive snys Ih NOW © Thursday greatest asset of the working gir is personality. Competency, will ingness and being on time in tin morning are just old-fashioned values. Now that they've cracked Ih atom, there's hope for the J-un bride's biscuils. SIAN KEN10N jnj Orchciln Featurcttes e "MOV1ELAND MAGSC" POPULAR SCIENCE Fatalities in a heal wave • light, considering how many swol tering souls arc asked, "Is it ho enough for you?" Winter legumes work for ma while the land is idle. course of the committee hearings. Mrs. Bates said that the calls from Berkley's office came from a Mrs. Chance, who she said she believed was the senulor's sccrc- lary. She did nol know, she told the committee, the subject mailer of Ihc calls or whelhcr Barkley parlicipaled in them. Mrs. Bales also tcslificd thai Charles Chance, who she identified as Ihc husband "of the lady in Mr. Berkley's office" was present at the munitions combine office" quite a bit—more frequently whcn Murray Garsson was in town." Murray Garsson was one of the -associates in the Eric Basin Metal Products Company and Balavia Melal Producls Company, whose all airs are currenlly under invcs- ligalion bv the commillec. Telephone exchanges Were fre- qucnl, she said, between May and Joseph Freeman, Washington representative of the companies, and bclwecn May and Garsson and others in Ihe office. Mrs. Bales relaled lhal calls were received from members of Congress, Mrs. Bales said lhal "we called McCormack several limes" bul lhal she could nol recall calls coming from lhal office. (The witness gave no elaboralion or identification.) A number of calls were received, she said, from a "Mr. Burton" who was a "counsel." Chairman Mead (D-Ky) of the Senate Investigaling Commillee observed lhal Ralph Burton was counsel :<or Ihe House Mililary Commillee. Jacobson, consultant in the legal division of Ihc chemical warfare service, rose lo lhat position from his 1939 job as a clerk-typist. He went to the department after resigning from the district of Columbia bar under whal he described a "Apparently being ... .. . _.„ facetious mood," Snrclas rccount- i can this man get a I his wife if she will VC1 7 it? And why should not agree to I laics, -und that the quickest way we bo kept!' 11 ^'° world to drive their daugh- apart whcn we arc in love wilh jlers' b°y friends away is by bor New York making j . If J ", u • ,.°'-" K ' a * »ui;uuiii- apart when we arc in love withers Doy n l,i d ! 1d '. 10 . lIrc j' llzl . n B what 1. was oihcrV I figure we are entitled loii»S lhcm dying, I told rum that "Joe !• roe-1 oul . happiness. | My advice to you is just to talk C.B F. I I' 1 ' 5 matter over frankly with your Answer: I suppose that anybody l\"jiily. They don't want you to be can get a divorce, whether they for one or not. saying, man is money for us.' " It was then, he testified lhal May "chastized me in no uncer-; have iii'-t tain words." He added that all he jf u lcv y.ju could remember of May's remarks that Wci-i was a statement "thai isn't vhal I|,jago bonds. But what makes vou ^Frn^L 1 ,.".? 1 "* you Whcro l t !»'* y.° L1 . h »vo a right to this wo- T T-i • ,, " iiiiiiiv t y \j\.l II f I \ <J tl I J L^Il i, LU UIIH WO- wh !i CC < ma " IS ' n/r ^ ,r,ivT Tr | miin ' s husband? If she had a dia- Whcn Chairman Mead (D-N YJmond biooch that you coveted, obse vcd that this didn't seem to would you think that vou were h?m h ? chastisornent" io justified in snatching it off of her? old maids, arid if you can make them realize that they will do il onc of the stales j ty always being on the spot, they that specialize in breaking mar- wil1 cle:)1 ' oul when the young lingo bonds. But what makes vou people arrive. " ' ' • • • • - * (Bell Syndicate, Inc.) observed C9iistitule _ him, the witness replied solemnly inflection can be a severe chastisement." Sarelas related that "il suddenly Lots of us cra Social Situations THE SITUATION: Two women tiful home, Mrs. C's lovely furni-i,. T WRONG WAY: The other says, lure, Mrs. D's smart clothos, but »• J ., . ... , -' ^l-'.v., i.4J.l. J-* o .TiJliilL I_HJLII^^. IJtU leahzod the significance that re-1 we refrain our desires. Wo don't 'pressure. "I have been humiliated, Collectors who put their hands in infested waters develop itching" eruptions on their hands and arms. In experiments conducted on students, everyone reacted in some degree after the hands and forearms had been immersed i^ water containing infected snails, so apparently there is no immunity to the larvae. To lical swimmers' itch, apply a soothing lotion containing men-, thol or phenol. If Ihc itching is especially intense, the patient may be given a starch bath which is made by stirring one-half lo onc pound of refined soluble (boiled) comslarch into a lubful of water. Sedatives are occasionally necessary in severe cases. Although some varieties of schislosomcs cause serious tropical diseases, the type found in lake water docs not produce disease in man. Question: I have enlarged veins. Last winter a blood clot formed in the left side. I have been advised by my physician to reduce my weight and have the veins tied? Is this sound advice? Answer: Follow your physician's advice, as vein treatment usually brings great relief. maligned, castigated and degraded,' Jacobson told the commil- lee, asserting, that this had been Ihc commillec lhal he had been inference and whal not. 1 Previous testimony had shown that he passed on millions of dollars of advances to munitions firms currently under investigation by the commitlee. Other evidence has been offered to show he helped prepare a report which members asserted verged on a "whitewash" of the wartime munitions business of Ihe companies. Jacobson objected in a statement to the commillec lo Ihc "public n "Tmialion ot having my persona affairs thrown to everybody in this community.' marK mignt hau nad" and was so "completely engulfed with embarrassment" that it required "about two minutes lo apologize to him. 11 "I was red all over,' 'he said. The witness described himself as a "rather sensitive soul" who had not been "exposed to Ihe vagaries of life loo much." Sarelas told of making several •ips lo his bank lo cash ciiecks or Freeman and returning with 1,000 bills in accordance with the allcr's instructions. He said he olieved Freeman wanted $1,000 ills because he kept no personal ank account and it was easier for im to carry his money in large enominations. Sarelas described an atmosphere n Ihc combine's Washington office :i which Murray Garsson. one of lie promoters of the group, wouk 1 ; ome in 'swinging bolh arms." •natch the telephone from Sarelas' lands, and appear to put through clephonc calls in which he held he receiver hook down. Others in Ihe office besides iarsson, he said, included Col. A. M. Herilage, rclired, a s'ormer Major H. J. Delancy, "retired I suppose," and Mrs. Hall. "1 hope I will nol be facetious," ie told the commillee with reference to Mrs. Hall, "if I say that Major Delancy made her very nervous." Mrs. Hall, he conlinued, "created a mild scene" when she be came "emotionally upset." o General Duty By LUCY AGNES HANCOCK Copyriaht \>v Lucy Agnes Hancock Distributed by NEA SERVICE. INC By JOHN W. HENDERSON \.asmngion. July 17 —(/P)— Son- ate invcsligalion examining rela lionships between a midwcstern munilions, combine and govern mem ouicials, today summoncc two women who worked in the combine's Washington office. They are Mrs. Eleanor B. Hall described by a witness yesterday as being "emotionally upset" whcn she quit the office a year and i half ago, and Mrs. Jean Bales, hei successor as secretary in Ihc loca icadquarlers of Eric Basin Mela rroaiicis Company, Elgin, 111. and Balavia Mclal Producls Com pany, .Balavia, 111. Their testimony was expected t conclude the Senate War Invest! gating Commitlcc's inquiry inl no aifairs of Ihe companies, ai inquiry which has brought repeal cd assertions that Rep. May (D Ky) nclped the linns obtain wa contracts. May has denied that h profited in -any way. The name of the House Militarj Committee cnairman came up i the hearings again yesterday whc Louis Sarclas, former office man a ger lor Joseoh Freeman, Wasting ton rcprcsentalvc of the Illinois firms, leslificd lhat May once XXXIX "Hey there!" a raucous voice shouted. "Want some help?" A grinning face appeared beside Doctor Hallock and thai young man s I a r c d at the intruder blankly. "Wh-wiiaf." lie asked ."Wh- wluil did you say'.'" "Say, young feller, what .'lis you? Don't you know you're in the ditch? Or don't it mallar'. 1 " He grinned wisely and Sally blushed rosily. "Oh. Sure. The car swerved and— we arc in a ditch, aren't we? Will you give us a hand, sir?" the bemused doctor asked, slili loo dazed by his sudden good fortune lo think clearly. "Sure. I'll get a rope. Sil tight. Won't be a second. 11 lie was as good as his word and it wasn't long until the coupe- was back on the road again and the farmer said slyly as he removed Ihc rope. "Better concentrate an onc thing at a time, youn{ toiler, it's safer thai way." "Thanks!" Jim s-aid, grinning as lie held oul a cigar lo the entirely uanpprccialed aide. "I could almost wish he had gone on about his business, darling," he said softly to the girl beside him. "He sort of broke the spell —such a lovely spell!" "But we have to gel lo Ihc Bacons' for dinner," Sally poinlcd out. "Shall we lei! them?" "I don't think it will be ncccs sary." Sally laughed. "We both seem to have line open countenances. I'm wondering whal we arc going lo do whcn we gel back tu Linlon. Ilulcs are rules, you know, and you're still a membci ... in 10 Minutes! Borrow money from us en your car, or almost anything of value, V/e'll lend you all you need if we possibly can, regardless of where you live. The more you want the better we like it. Ten minutes usually gets you the cash. Ask for Mr. McLarty, at Hope Auto Co. of the staff." "To heck with the rules!" he scoffed. "I'm going lo Icll Sunderlin first tiling in the morning. Bul I'm wondering how your aunt will feel aboul me—if she considers you bound Canficld—" lo young "Don't!" Sally cried, shrinking away from him. "Please — please don't talk aboul him—" Kor a long moment Jim Hallock drove in silence. His face hac lost some of its color and his mnulh was glance at wanted to cry. grim. Sally stole him and suddenly Italians Continued from Page One liis treble, his understanding of the passage before him. He does no iiesitale lo pick up .an erring play er, and his ear is quick to note ; discord. Pierino is endowed with the fair ly rare sense of absolute pitch Strike a note and he identifies i immediately. Strike a chord anc he will not only call every note but identify the chord by name. If time proves that this four-foot three-inch, 61-pound youngster is < genius, there is little in his back ground to explain it. His :"athor' venture into music was supcrficia and Pierino, to his father's know ledge, had no other musical ances tor. Until 1944, when he was eight Pierino heard little m u s i and showed no liking :cor it.'The his father, whose pastry shop ha been closed by war shor 0 oul and rob them of their ensures. ESPICABLE CRIMINAL Tlie only thing we feel justified . stealing from a sister woman her husband. Yet a love thief s the lowest, the most conscience- ess and crudest criminal in the 'orld because when she robs a wife f her husband she so often has akcn from her everything that -akcs life worth living to her. Ironically enough, while wo send shoplifter who steals a pair (if lockings lo jail, we let the love, icif who steals -a woman's luis- >and and breaks up her home and rphans her children go free. But 1 your case I think the punishment s going to lit the crime, for you iavc small chance of ever posses- ing the man you long for. Any husband who still sticks to lis wil'e after 10 years of marriage iiid who is mailing no effort to livorcc her has no intention what- •ver of giving un his home, his vifo. his children and his place in ocicly for his light-o'-love. Ha is ust a .philanderer, and you will loubtlcss have your successors in lis fancv. Then let me take care of the tip.' 1 RIGHT WAY: The person who is acting -as hostess should be permitted to pay the tip. (Next time, the guest will take the hosless lo lunch.) COW TREED Moullric. Ga., July 1G *-W)— Henry McMorris' cow had a good reason :for nol showing up from the paslure al milking lime. While she was swishing her tail, it became entangled in -a small tree and anchored her there. McMorris said he had to cut Ihe tree clown before he could free Dear Miss Dix: We are two sis- ers. age 24 and 27. Our trouble s thai whenever we ask our friends lo our home our family, with whom we live, camo in the living •oom and monopolize the entire conversation and bore everybody stiff with their reminiscejiccs and long-winded stories. If this happened only a few times. we mind it, but it is a regular routine. Unc young man. a fine character. broke off with my sister because he could never see her alone. We hesitate to accept invitations to the homes of the rest of the crowd because we can never pa> Attorney: "Now, sir, please Icll he court exaclly whal passed be- ween you and your wife during his quarrel." Defendant: "A flat iron, rolling }in, six plates, and a teakettle." back, for no onc can ever reallj have any fun in our house. Wha can we do? SALLA Answer: Your nroblcm is a ver> common one o"d il is ono thai is almost impossible to solve without wounding the feelings of thoso you love and do not wish to hurt. 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Is lhal your only objection, Sally? Not afraid?" "Afraid, Jim?" she whispered and w-as suddenly struck with the memory of Richard Gregory's Idler. She sat up abruptly. She was a coward as well as a liar. She was using Jim's love for her as a cloak — a protection against Blair Canficld's visit. She met his questioning look with onc of pleading. "Perhaps it would be wiser to wait until after the war, darling," she said. "After all, we don't really know each other very well and—" "Then you arc afraid," he countered, his arms dropping from her shoulders. Sally caught the arm nearest her in a fierce grip. "Don't you dare hint al such a thing, Jim Hallock!" she cried. "I wasn't ages, scraped enough money gcthcr for eighl piano lessons. Apparently that was all that Pierino ,s needed, although lately he >'ns re-! g sumed study of harmony, thoory and conducting. Ho quickly showed that he had j the plastic sense of music necessary to conductors. He could road score, and near the orchestra playing it. He could memorize a sym- K phony score in an hour or .'".). His father used his old musical contacts to persuade li! members of the Royal Opera House orchestra lo give up the evening of December 17 to let his son try his strange gifl. The piece chosen was Ihe Mancinelli overture to "Cleop- patra." Tlie child handled himself flawlessly, his father says, and the musicians "bravoeci" him at ihe end. Influential persons heard of ihe feat and a semi-public concert, with the press and selected dignitaries invited, was arranged the Royal Opera House March Pierino rehearsed with the oi'ches- i Ira off and on for '!,) days, polish- j ing his technique. Critics called ihe show asucccss. For the big public concert, tickets sold up lo 500 lire (2.22i a big pi ice in Rome where much cheaper lhaii black market bread, relatively. Pierino got iiU.OOO lire- ($2.220 his father says — likewise a big price. They appioachcd the lake and, thinking of myself at all. 1 was the young man said shortly: "You still love thai fellow, don'l you? Or you think you do. Then where do 1 come in? Where docs thai leave us?" "No. No, Jim," Sally whispered, choked with a feeling of guilt. "I don't love him—nol al all. It— il was a bad lime in my life. I— I want. to forget it." Oh, why had sliu ever resorted to such deceit? She asked herself that question over and over in the split second thai Jim Hallock took lo park the car beneath an overhanging apple tree and turn to take her in his arms. "That suits me perfectly, Stilly Maynard." he told her with conviction. "And now, will you marry me at once —before 1 leave or—" "Aunt Clem won't approve of that, Jim," she told him, rubbing her cheek against his shoulder. "Bul il isn'l Aunt Clem I'm Chinking of you—wondering if you really know me well enough. After all—" His kiss WHS proof of his conviction that he knew his own mind. That he loved her belter than .anything in the world and thai nothing else mattered. "That's setlled," he said and sighed in relief. "Tomorrow evening we'll go see your Aunt Clem. Sally, and break the news to h«r. After all, she should be the first to know, I suppose. 1 hope she approves of me, darling." "She will," the girl said, with a conviction she wasn't loo sur.c was warr-anled. After all, Aunt Clem knew very little about Jim Hallock. In fact, Sally told herself, she didn'l know very much herself. She only knew she loved him and asked nothing betler ol liJEe than to spend it with him. (To Be Continued) Extension Service Names Williams to Building Group Co TP PR Harris Bennett Ocren Ashley .. ..21 IK 8-4(1 -131 173 Bradley 1-1 10 570 113212 2\ IH 8-4(1 '131 17H 1-1 10 f)7() M;«12 C'hicot 1.") IS 370 '^(l 1 '.) 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