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Two HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS China's Internal Troubles Have Been Accumulated Through the Centuries By DeWITT MacKENZIE ....AP Foreign Affairs Analst .Renewal of the jtghting between the Chinese Communists and Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek's Nationalist forces along the strategic Yangtza river impelled this column yesterday to call attention to the danger that the bloody political dispute might have to be settled on the battle-field in a protracted civil war. While that article was being written America's new ambassador to China, Dr. John Leighton Stuart. was presenting his credentials the generalissimo at China's s to m- Hope Star Star of Hope 1399; Press 1927, Consolidated January 18, 1929 Published every weekday afternoon by STAR PUBLISHING CO. C. E. Palmer, President Alex. H. Wo'hburn, Scaetcry-Treasurer at the Star bulidinq 212-214 South Walnut Street. Hope. Ark. Alex. H. Washburn, Editor & Publisher Paul H. Jones, Managing Editor George W. Hosmcr, Mech. Supt. Jess M. Davis, Advertising Manager Emma G. Thomas, Cashier ence which presumably related to the effort to hah the warfare and bring peace to unhappy China. A( _ Uncle Sam's attempts to recon-1 Hompstcad,"'NcvafJa,"Howard," Miller and Cue the warring factions will con-1 Lafayette counties, $3.50 per year; else- tinue but he will have performed where $6.50. a feat extraordinary if he sue U At<A V Ci^bVCIWlUlllUlJ 1L 1 IV- ^IIV ceeds, for he is dealing with two political isms which thus far have be.en irreconcilable. Moreover he is faced wilh many other difficulties, among which are the general backwardness and economic straits of this vast country of 500 millions. General Ho Ying-chin. the generalissimo^ top military expert Member of Tho Associated Press: The Associated Press, is exclusively entitled to the use for republication of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited in this paper and also tne local •vews published herein. h.j sterick Building; Chicago, 400 NOI -n Michigan Avenue; New York City, 292 Madison eraiissimo s lop military expert igan Avenue; New ror* i_ny, /vz ivraaisui. who is now in the United States, I Ave.; Detroit, Mich., 2842 VS. Grand defends his country's slowness in I biva., OKianoma City, 314 Terminal sidg. becoming progressive by citing 1 New OrleQns - 722 Unlor> st that it was only as far back as J910 that "China threw off the yoke of 5,000 years of Manr, h " -"-'," cotism " Th~t ls i " *~ M< - 0111, anci . ^_^ --• ouoradn't overlook in as- —-.aymg .the present situation. 'This huge country which, ins many remote areas is truly primi-' tiye,. is a melting-pot for a witch's i brew of troubles. For one thing China is a land of vast riches and terrible poverty — and that in it-! self is a mighty chasm to bridge. Los Angeles, July 20 — Of) — Gen. As the result of the protracted war I H - H - Arnold, wartime chief of the against the invading Japanese the armv air forces, says he believes economic position is terriblv -bad. I an 'J future blow against the United Inflation has been running riot'^ tates "will come from across the for years until one wonders how P°l at ' regions, not by way of the pvpn th<» rinVi on»i finrl 4U~ nn ~u *~ SPflS " even the rich can find the cash to maintain themselves. The prices of bare necessities are fantastic. seas.' Ptedictin "may well future atomic be 1. 000 limes bombs as de- . - structive" as those eploded over Japan, Gen. Arnold in a press con- A mountainous complication added by the fact that famine is «>""»». <-it-n. .rvrnuici in a press con- sweeping many parts of the coun-! ference yesterday, countered an in- try. This is due to failure of crops, <J"iry as to whether the U. S. could lack of seed and inability to se- know if any other nation were secure sufficient imports. Millions of cretly building atomic bombs with numhpr* nrA i^onri -f>.r*y>-i !-,,.»»,,,. this Question: "Who knows what's going on deep inside Russia? Later, in a speech before tha Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, he predicted "invasion of the stratosphere' by "true space ships x x x capable of one or more Irips around the world." "You and I know thai this is not an idle fantasy," he told engineers attending institute sessions of the Los Angeles campus of the University of California. "There is a real possibility of developing a rocket-propelled vehicle which will climb above the atmosphere to such a veocity that its centrifugal force balances the attraclion of gravity, x x x I am told this ve'i"- cily is of Ihe order of 26,000 feet per second — but five times that already atlained by the V-2 (German rocket bomb)." .: Arnold urged "complete integration' 'of all armed services —with air power granted "a place in its own right beside our ground and sea forces" — and a "federalization" of military and civilian resources to continue gains in science and industry achieved in the last cow will have fect on- the tr as I see it. It's are dead from hunger. people are starving and "ntold numbers are dead from hunger. Whole villages are threatened with extermination. The position is so desperate in many areas that the people have been reduced to banditry and murder to secure iood or the money with which to purchase it. ' There you have the altogelher grim setting for the fight between Chinese Communism and the Nationalist government. Even if the country had cne undisputed government, the task of pulling the nation out of its . tail-spin would be titanic. The question of whether Chinese Communism is affiliated with Mos- nsiderable ef- f the struggle _ . a remarkable , thing that this' point thus far hasn't had any formal official clarification. When General Ho Ying-chin was asked if there was any connection between the two he shot back tartly: "Better ask the Chinese Communists that." Well, I've done exactly that in China and have made the inquiry fr °rn no less personage than General Chou En-lai, second in leadership of the Chinese Reds. He told me that the Chinese Reds weren't hooked to Moscow. Still you will find many competent observers - }l ° ^ elleve (but can't prove) that the Chinese Communists get inspiration and material aid from Russia. ,, The point is, of course, that if the Chinese Communists are indeed "on their own," the prospect of shortening the civil war might be somewhat brighter. - - -o Doily Bread Continued From Page One Reuthers's UAW and of other un- high food costs than millions of ions are better protected against their countrymen who are living on fixed incomes or working for wages which haven't advanced in a year or more. Pay in manufacturing industries is higher than it ever has been. That is not an apology for present prices or a suggestion that the union member or anyone else need hold his peace while livinfi costs mount. Consumer resistance . ex ° bltant which the Farm Leaders Get Long Sought Victory By OVID A. MARTIN Associated Press Farm Reporter Washington, July 2 0— (XW— The end of OPA's food subsidies has given (arm leader critics of these federal support payments a victory I for which they have been bat- i tling lor more than a year. Much 01 the criticism which such iarm organizations as t ; >e National Grange and the American Farm Bureau .Federation directed I at the OP A was not concerned as I much with price ceiling;! as with subsidies. They contended that the payment of more than $1,500.000,000 a .year in food subsidies from the I t'edor- : il treasury had the effect of r-iv.iii! consumer:! nn "iinrt'alistic" picture \it j'ood costs. The subsidy program had the effect of dividing people's grocery bills. The consumer paid only a part of the bill when he bought tood. The government paid the rest in the form of subsidies, and ihen collected it in taxes. Farm leaders feared that if subsidies were continued until food supplies became plentiful, farmers would be forced not only to take a cut in prices, but would lose the subsidies as well. They argued that Congress would be unwilling to continue subsidies to help pay food production costs after the war emergency was over. The farm leaders wanted consumers to know the "real" prices of food, thinking they would have a better understanding of farm price problems in the uiturc, whnn plentiful supplies —and possibly surpluses — were again available. In fighting subsidies, the Iarm organizations argued that tha payments did not in fact save consumers anything. They emphasi/.- ed that the subsidies were paid by the government from taxes on the public and through borrowings which would later have to be retired by taxes. Governmental proionents of sudsidies have held tha I they were and are an essential instrument lor stabilizing the cost, of living and of preventing recurring demands for wage increases, will! a resulting inflationary spiral. Since the subsidies expired. there has been an argument as to whether food costs are actually any higher than they were under the OPA, taking subsidies into account. The Republican congressional that a survey in Washington shows food study committee reports in at a survey in Washington shows that prices are a little less than they were under the OPA plus sub] sidles. The committee took into account prices which it said were at k mar ket" levels under the war. State Lets Litlle Rock, July 20 — OP)— The slate highway commission has awarded construction and maintenance contracts totaling 1,856,119 and involving 347 45 mile's •of roads. Seven of the 12 contracts awarded yesterday went to out-of-state firms and two bids were rejected as excessive. The contracts: St. Francis and Critlenden counties — 13.42 miles grading, drainage and gravel base, .blackfish Lake-West Memphis road, highway iO, A. C Campbell , Shreveport La., $400,195.30. — JO. 49 miles grading gravel base and bridge ., , Monroe drainage, re remodeling on Clarendon-Erinkley ,. Ahsley — 8.46 miles grading, drainage, gravel base and bituminous surfacing Crossett - Louisiana line road, stale 133, Reynolds and Williams, Tyler, Tex., :j 145 886 Arkansas, Ahsley and Jefferson counties — 4.0 miles ance i bituminous sea] . Citing sharp advances in prices of cattle, hogs, meats and butter since the OPA expired, government food officials disagree with tne republican report. They contend that prices have in general advanced above the combined total of OPA prices and subsidies. Officials have figured that the subsidies made the average consumer's grocery bill about $12 a year lower than it otherwise would have been. The OPA and the Agriculture Department, said the subsidies had been holding down retail prices by these amounts; butter Ib cents a pounds; cheddar cheese, 3 cents a pound; milk, 2 to 3 cents a quart- v/heat flour one cent a pound; white bread one cent a loaf; meat, 5 to 10 cents .a pound, depending upon the kind and cut; sugar one cent a pound; coffee 5 cents a pound; canned corn, no. 2 can, one cent; canned tomatoes, no. 2 can two cents; and dry edible beans seven-tenths cent a pound. Subsidy proponents agreed with critics that the subsidies must be paid by taxes. But they said the bulk of the taxes would be paid by higher income taxpayers. Low- income consumers, they said, did save under subsidies, because ihe amout of taxes they paid was far less than the amount. That subsidies saved them on foods — particularly in the cases or poorer people with large families. — • - -o -- in Plant highways 1, W. . $'11,420. 81. ( mainten- coating on , , . R. Aldrich, Baton Rouge La TV»ur j l< "" Puces, which the UAW advocates, is a sensible and effective weapon which already has shown results. But the prophesied unrest and theatened strikes could be ruinous. They would precipitate a major boom and bust, punishing first the unorganized workers and eventually everyone. Wages got a postwar jump on •• —•• prices with the government's bless- Howard, Hempstead, Pike and ih g " ii Wa i s '" evi table that prices Sevier — 72.9 miles (maintenance) should reflect some increased la- bituminous seal coaling on hifih- bor cosls, though the reflection is wav - 7 7(l ;lllrl 71 A '••"-> >-«n cuirently distorted. But prices arc nnpre flexible than wages. Present food costs can be brought clown but not by start.ing an unrestricted game of leapfrog involving prices and wages—which would be the in", evitable, disastrous result of another wave of strikes. Oil Stocks in U. S, Show Big Increase Washington, July 19 — OF)— The Bureau of Mines reported today that stocks of domestic and foreign crude petroleum totaled '•'22 859,000 barrels on July 13 a net increase of 482,000 barrels for ihe week. Domestic crude increased 1 102,000 barrels; foreign crude decreased 620,000. Stocks, by grade or origin, and change from previous week (in thousands of barrels): Arkansas 2,532 dec 121. Northern Louisiana 3,033 inc 409- Gull Coast Louisiana 8.225 inc 494 • Mississippi 2,110 dec 74. o Are you doing your part to leave lucTs Co ' ciavton Mo CL S ?^ ™I e £^,^ «?".?«: L Mississippi;•- limber, u ^.». .-...niing ,tu JUKll- 27, 70 and 71, A. C. Campbell, f ,m. Sebastian, Logan Polk, Scott and Montgomery. — 71 miles (maintenance) bituminous seal coathi" on highways 10. 23, -15, 71 and 270 68 ) 68o"'' t ' n Brothoi ' s ' I '' on Smith, Jackson — 6.9 miles grading and drainage, Newport-Amagon road highway 14, McGeorge Contracting Co., Pine Bluff. $144,323.37. Independence—12.03 miles grading drainage. gravel base on Batesville-Cave City road, highway 11, D. B. Hill and Ben M. Hogan. Little Rock, (joint bid) $325,- iou, Baxter — two bridges totaling 170 ,nf 1 ' £ assvi lle-Norlh Road, state ?; F orsgren Brothers, 36,045.«0. uolurribis — Two concrete-steel bridges totaling 184.5 :'eet, Louisiana-Emerson road, highway 79 Reynolds and Williams, $31,547 Boone - Marion •- 13.98 miles gravel base and bituminous surfacing, Bellefonte - Yellville road, highway 62, Fell Vaughn, Norlh Little Rock, $209,310. Washington, Carroll, Marion, Laster, Boone, Searcy and Benton 7- 91.B miles (maintenance) bituminous seal coating, highway (i2 -65 I and 71, Missouri Petroleum Prod- concreta ™° crea W3S *' ^ ur a , nd , slcel eiges acros d a °ge | ditches, Lc-panlo-Wilson road, high- Washington, July 19 —(/P) —Rep John E. Hankin (D-Miss) repeated i nthe House today his charge ot earlier this week that "foreign spies" are operating in ihe Oak Ridge, Tenn., aloin bomb plant. They are "trying lo gel the secret of Ihe alom bomb for Ihe purpose of using it not only against us but against some of our allies," he ussertecl. Rankin Ihen added that "the same thing has been going on' 'at the Aberdeen, Md., Proving grounds for new weapons, where live employes were released yesterday by ihe army. Rankin made his statements as the House resumed debate on legislation for control of atomic energy development. Rallying behind demands for army retention of atomic energy control, a group of House members spurred a drive? today to shelve the administration's civilian control bill. Failing by only 29 votes yesterday in a preliminary attempt to kill the legislation outright, opponents closed ranks for a roll-call vote on a motion to send the bill back to the military commitlee for "further study." If successful, this would have the effect of pulling ihe legisla- lion on ice unlil next year Rep. Short (D-Moj who told reporters he would seek the roll call vote at the conclusion of today's debate, said: "This legislation shouldn't h considered until after the war is officially ended or Ihe peace treaties are written. Things are too uncertain now." Short said the chances "are 6°od' for recommitting the bill, which the House amended by standing votes yesterday over administration opposition. Build terraces now with you own farm tractor or plow. way 14, A. W. Warren, North Little Rock, 36,120.50. The latter contract was awarded conditionally pending recheck ot slec-l cosl estimates. Protest of Prices in U.S. Continues By United Press Consumers' boycotts protesting rising food prices continued throughout the nation today, but rxcer.i in scattered instanc.es little effect was noted. At least one meat packer sh;ni- lied approval of tne boycotts O.. M. Foster, president of John Mori-ell and Co., at Outtumwa, la., said, ••when prices ;ire abnormally high, people can discriminate in .their purchases, or buy substitutes or do without." "In that manner," lie said, "we achieve more effective price control than any OPA can promulgate in a thousand years." MeanwJiiU.-, prices continued to soar high above former OPA ceiling prices in many communiUe-: selling from 49 to 55 conts a pound At Baltimore. Md., VJOI-K was selling from 4f> to 55 cents .n pound compared to the OPA ceiling of 3(] to 40 cents. Beef and slaa'k formerly 33 to 38 cents, sold at 130 to 85 cents a pound. Veal and lamb were as high 37 cents over OPA ceilings . Baltimore butchers said they had a plentiful supply of beef and pork. however, ,'ind expected pi ices to drop slightly in the near luture. They said they had handled very little veal and lamb during the past weelc. At Boston, Mass., meat urices ranging from GO to GO per cent higher than the OPA ceiling urices were reported . Meat was still scarce and customers reportedly were buying what they could get without bothering T to ask the prices. n. A i sul ' ve y at Sail Lake City Utah, showed that retail prices for meat had dropped several cents Saturday, July 26, 1946 jj^*BWEiasss3gB*»s!amii«iM^ i 1946 L I A fe. » i t 1 ,,;. t f 3l pound from last peek's high. A spokesman tor the wholesale meal division of the merchant and manufacturers associallon al Washington said that the nation's capital was now getting ;!0 pot- cent ot tin- normal meat supply. Retailers were resist inc high prices and prices were beginning to drop slignlly, lu 1 said. Consumers began nrguni/nd boy- colls in several cities vosk'rd-iy.' At Chicago the Chicago industrial union council called i'or a "buyers' slowdown" among its 200,000 members. Michael Mann, head of the- council, tmid the action was "a protest against ihe emasculation of price control and jan effort^ to crush inflation in | r Walter Kouther, president of the I United Aulomooilu Workers (Cloi is.iid al Lielruit lhal, a UAW-spon- soi-cd buyers' strike had caused a drop in the sales and prices of I men;. He asked housewives io | make a special effort to avoid the usual weekend meat buying. ! Ai Ft. Wayne, l-.icl . 'more ihan I l.i'CO Lvi'.snm,.. s participated in a CIO-.,|.ions:jred ciemonsu-aiion lo protest price increases. Rochester, N. Y.; citizens :'orm- e;l mass picket lines in the business districts to enforce a buyers strike against prices. Strike leaders announced that 8,00(1 pen-sons had signed petitions to congressmen urging OPA icvival. At Trenton. M. J., phnis tor a general buyers' strike and a -mass demonstration Monday were com- I/leti'd by civic, veterans and labor 01 ganh-.alions representing apnro- ximatcly 70,000 residents. The demonstration will be held in front of the stale house as Ihe state legislature meets to consider a stale rent control bill. Other stales which have called or are contemplating .special sessions of the legislature for the purpose of considering the i-.-nl problem include Ohio, Illinois, 'lowa and Indiana. The Michigan state legislature passed a law at a special session | yesterday gnu-ting landlords a 15 Prices Drop on Some Articles By Unltr-d Press Consumer resistance drove butter and meat prices down in some communities today, as buyers strikes continued througlvnit ' (lunation. Cleveland retailers reported that butter purchases had fallen off SO per cent since lasl week, and whole/sale butler prices dropped 1 1-4 cents to 69 3-4 cents a pound. Meal purchases declined slighilv in Detroit, where the CIO United Auto Workers Union was bucking a buyers strike. Butchers said prices were i'alling gradually. Consumer resistance forced butter prices from 79 lo 72 cents i\ pound in Pierre, S. D. An Aberdeen, S. D., grocer said butter sales had fallen off 90 per cent in Ins store. The price of butter dropped slightly in Portland, Ore., but there was no surplus supply. Some Minneapolis retailers estimated that butler sales had fallen ct'f f>0 per cent, but prices remained the same. The American Meal Institute, spokesman for the packing industry, said that in many cities meal was being offered al prices well below the old black market levels 1 he institute cited the following examples: Chicago — Ground beef 35 conts a pound, beef short ribs 25 cents beef pot roast 39 cents, bacon !>6 cents and sirloin steak 49 cents Cleveland — Pork loins 36 cents and beef rib roast -1(1 cents. St. lAiui.s — Rolled beef sirloin per cent increase in rentals. Circuit courts were given iho right io stay evictions when the landlord asks more Ihan that 45 cents, lamb slew 20 cents, rib roasts, 42 cents, ground beef 39 cents, ham 49 cents. Cincinnati — Leg of lamb 41 cents, sirloin steak 47 cents, hamburger 33 cents. Labor, civic and veterans .groups sponsored a mass meeting al Rochester, N. Y., in prntr-.st vising prices. Forly thousand pamphlets were distributed and a petition bearing 8.000 names urged senators and congressmen to revive -.ho OPA. A consumers' group in Baltimore wns scheduled to picket a wesicin Maryland dairy tonight ui pro- 'rsl a five cent increase in the price of milk. At the University of Texas in Austin, a campus group {.•tilled "Common Sense" was working to organize- a city wide buyers strike. On another price from, additional cities and states were acting -,o keep rents down. Clov. Karl Warren of California called a special session of the slate legislature for Monday to consider rent control legislation. Tho governors of Ohio and lowa were expected lo rlo likewise unless Congress acted within a lew weeks. A rent control bill is scheduled to go before the New .Jersey legi.--.la- turo next Monday. Severn! fair rent commissions have been appointed in Maryland. The commissions have no slatua- lory powers and will act only in an advisory capacity. The mayors of Detroit and Kl. I-ouis signed bills limiting rent increases to 15 per cent over the old OPA lovels. The Philadelphia city council was considering an ordinance holding rents at the levels prevailing July 1. Mayor Ben Steplelon of Denver signed a bill establishing a ihree- nuin commission with authority to increase rents up to 10 per cent, i Livestock prices dropped sharply yesterday .as "armers jammed midwest stockyards with' record shipments of animals. Hog prices were $1 to 2.50 a Hundredweight lower at many markets and cattle dropped 50 conts to ?1. <*& § "~ Social a,id P, MOM STAR, MOM, ARKANSAS County Health Unit A class of "Fond and Nutrition" was lamihl to 25 midwivrs from Hempstc-ad County on Friday, July 12, at tin-' Ilempstead CnuiUJr Court House by Miss Mana Pet" cock, Staff Nutritionist, from the Arkansas Slate Board of Health. Miss Peacock is k'liehing a series of classes to women in rural communities of Hempstead County for six weeks on Diet for Molhf-r.M with infants and preschool children. These classes were organized by Miss Peacock, and Mrs. Inez Turner, local t-ounly health nurse. Films on the treatment of Diet in the Prevention of Diseases, and proper nutviluin will be shown inj. I hoses classes. All women arc invited to attend when these lasses are held in their community. WAR CAREER OVER San Francisco, July 2 0 —(/?)— The U. S. mini has on its hands two tons of /inc pennies which came into use during Ihe war and if no one has use for Ihem they'll be dumped inlo San Franciseo bay. Superintendent Neil Callaghai'Jr iiays local junk dealers are not interested in melting them down so a grave in the bay is about Ihe only Ihing left. The mint is trying to gel Ihe pennies out ;>( circulation. Save top writ and you save all. LAWNMOWERS .Repaired and Sharpened. 30 Years Experience I specialize in Repairs and Sharpening M. C. BRUCE Phone 1107-J So. Main St. Carrying His Campaign to the People of Southwest Ar ansas CANDIDATE FOR of Arkansas the Largest Political Arkansas Disfi Guests Will Be Present From O^er Ihe Stale ion Don't Miss this B!G SHOW at the Same Time Direct From OLE Judge Nashville, Tenn. TTHII !!• MHMMMBMmM M. (Jim) MALONE For Governor —Political Advertisement Paid For by Judge J. M. Malone ersonal Phone 768 Betwran 9 «. m. and 4 p. m. Social Calendar Monday, July 22 The W.M.S. of the First Baptist Church will meet at 4 "Ji.Vjk Monday a ternoon in Ihe • d ca Ijflgpl Building of Ihe church. There meeting. ' JC sluc y at '""' Coming and Going COMING AND GOING', ' Miss Wanda KugKlos spout V ri . ay afternoon in Hot Springs V- ting Miss Lucille Hut-gli-n " u , L , Lev! Memorial Hospital Mrs. Dolphus Whitten Jr., left !2m ny . °'' Llm ,° " ot-k whl ''' ; ' "i c will take a plane for Cleveland for a vacation visit. ay B. Graves Class Social Wednesday The Jett Ii. Graves ' Sunda ,,S i . Cla f of tllt! '''"••'"• Mi-tli- odls church met at the K;,ii- Park on Wednesday evcninj; for its re,- uhir monthly business meeting. Hostesses for and the soi;.. meet- --.- Edmiiiston, Mis'.'Mary Boyce" am Mrs Royce Weiscnberger A delightful picnic supper was s"rv- cd to 3-1 members and one'gucst. )( ,r I r, s '. M 'l lhcw Reaves and daimh- lPi Hal of Houston, Texas arrived 1 J'riday night for a visit with her • parents, Mr. and Mrs W T I 1'ianks and other relatives a -i Incnos. • ! Miss Florence Davis of the Washington University of Nursing, St Louis, Mo., will nrrive Monday tor a two week vacation visit with her mother, Mrs. David Davis here. T.'Sfit. David P. Davis has nr- nvoil in the Slates after three years overseas duty in the Ku- ropran thenli-r. lie is expected to anivc in Hope next wcok for a v>,,si( with his mother. Mrs. David Davis and .sister, Mi.ss Florence Davis. Miss Cm lone Brunei- of Slultgart and her guests, Mr. and Mrs Hurry Sebreo of Almyrn, Arkansas arrived Friday night tor ii ,vcrk end visit with Miss limner's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Brunei- here. Thouqhfs And God s;ficl, Let Us make man in Our image, after Our likeness; and let them have domination ovei the fish of the sea, and over the foul of Ihc air, and over the cattle and over all the earth, and ovei every creeping thing that creepell upon the earth.--Genesis 1:2B. Yours is the earth and every Uiing that's in it, And—which 'i: more---you'll be a man, my son! —Kipling. James Abbott McNeils Whistler, painter, was expelled from Wes' Point at the .age. of 120. Pledging a Buyers' Strike Sunday • Monday • Tuesday SHE KNEW WKAT SHE WANTED.,, AND SHE KNEW HOW *n GET ITI ^ Reginald OWEN UVl V Cecil KELLAWAY SUNDAY FEATURES 1:00 3:01 5:02 7:03 9:04 Sunday • Monday • Tuesday PARKER - '——- Edmund Jcnis Patric GVVENN-PAIGE-KNOWLES SUNDAY FEATURES 1:00 3:03 5:06 7:09 9:12 The 350-foot roll of'papcr, pictured above, on a Washington, D. C, street, carries the pledges of 1500 disgruntled housewives and other consumers to buy nothing but basic necessities if OPA price controls are not restored. The lengthy pledge was made up by the National Emergency Committee for Price Control and presented to the National Association of Manufacturers. News of the Churches FIRST PRESBYTERIAN ThoG. Brewster, D.D. Minister Sunday School—9:45 a.m., Classes for all age groups. Morning Worship Service—10:55, Sermon by Ihe Pastor. No Evening Service. Preaching Services will be resumed after the vacation, season. We urge the members and friends of the First Presbyterian church to .attend the morning service the Sunday as this will be our lasl preaching service for several weeks. We cordially invite'you to wor ship with us. GARRETT MEMORIAL BAPTIST N. Ferguson St. D. O .Silvey, Pastor Sunday School—10:00 a.m. Preaching—11:00 a.m B.T.C.—6:45 p.m.' Auxiliary, Monday—2:30 p.m Teachers' Meeting, Wednesday— 7:30 p.m. Prayer Services, Wednesday— 8:00 p.m. "Wherefore by Iheir fruits yc shall know Ihem," Mall. 7:20. FIRST BAPTIST Corner Third & Main St. S. A. Whitlow, Pastor Sunday School—0:30 a.m., II. E. Thrash, Superintendent Morning Worship—10:50 a.m. with ilic message by the pastor. The choir will sing "Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus" by Gcibcl. i raining Union—C:45 p.m., Russell Lewallen. Director. 8:00 p.m.—Evening worship with trie message by the paslor. The choir will sing "Softly Now Ihe Light of Day" by Weber. The Fellowship Hour. Wednesday —8:00 p.m. You will enjoy this period of worship in between Sundays. You'll bo glad you came! Choir rehearsal, Wednesday — 8:45 p.m. FIRST METHODIST Pine at Second Robert B. Moore, Pastor Sunday, July 21, 1040 Church School—!):45 a.m. Morning Worship—10:50 a.m. Sermon by Or. ,C. M. tteves. Youth Fellowship—G:,'fl) p m Evening Worship—7:30 p.m. Scr mon by Pastor ^C'hoir Practice, Thursday, July MI) . J J v lu, FIRST CHRISTIAN Mnin at West Avenue 'B' Wm. P. Hardegree, Minister Sunday School—9:45. Classes for all ages. Lloyd Coop, Supt. Morning Worship—10:50, Communion, and Sermon. The subject of the sermon: "We shall know as we arc known." Christian Youth Fellowship— 6:15. A good place for a young pei son to spend Sunday Evening. Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Ponder, Sponsors. Evening Worship—7:45. Communion, .and Sermon. The Subject of the Sermon: "The Molding of Character." HOPE GOSPEL TABERNACLE North Mnin and Avenue D. H. Paul Holdridgp, Pastor Living in war-born prosperity, we Americans seldom take time to consider the plight of those who have been made desolate because of the War.Foregin Missions is new. more than ever, an open field. It is our responsibility to bring the Gospel to them as quickly as possible. That is the reason for Ihc Speed-lhe-Lighl program sponsored by the Christ's Ambassador's of America. This Sunday has been designated as Spoed-the-Light Sunday .and all the Sunday School offering will go inlo this worthy fund. Come to Sunday School, and come prepared to give foreign missions a boost with your offering. Sunday School—9:30 a.m. Morning Worship—10:50 a.m. Christ's Ambassadors Service— 0:30 p.m. Evangelistic Service—7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Prayer and Bibla Study—7:45 p.m. Subject: "Is There A God?" Thursday, Women's Missionary Council—2:30 p.m. Friday, Hi-C. A. Brigade—7:45 p.m. Rev. Coy Holdridgc, will be visiting the Tabernacle this week-end. Piev. Coy Holdridgc is the dirccl- of the War. Foreign Missions is Assembly of God Church in Dallas, Texas. The mother of Rev. Aaron Wilson is • also visiting with him at the present. She will leave Monday to return to her home in Houston, Texas. EMMET METHODIST C. D. Meux, Pastor Dr. C. M. Roves, of Conway, will preach at Emmcl at 7 p.m. Sunday. Tho pastor will preach ill Emmcl .al 11 a.m. and al Harmony Church al 2:30 p.m. r Q _-._._,-„ ._-r, .J.T General Duly By LUCY AGNES HANCOCK N Cocyriaht by Lucy Agnes Hancock Distributed by NEA SERVICE, INC XLII The two girls entered Sally's loom and Norma turned down the covers of her bed and lowered the shades, while Sally sal before her dn.'snng table and thought what a .simpleton she had been to make such a spectacle of herself. /'There," Norma said patting the pillow. "If you slip out of your unifoim you'll resl boiler. It's terribly warm so I'll leave both windows up." "You're being very kind. Nor- why couldn't it have always been who couldn't it have always, been like: IhisV Why have you haled me—" And Nonna slipped lu Ihc floor beside Sally's chair and buried her head in her lap. "I've never haled you." flic sobbed. "1 was JUKI jeuluus. You had everything I-~- 1 wanted and —and—1—1 had nothing." "Everything, Norma?" Sa 1 1 y asked. "What do you mean?" "You're beautiful --you're ;;ood and—and popular. SumU'rlin !'a- voi s you. Wi'loiiKliby'.-i crazy ajjidit you and tm'.s the Chief. 1 — I'm a good nui'Mi', Sally, and yet no one ever it-lls me so. 1 dim'I got tho private c..fi-:-— the special-; like you rlu. Mo one cares if I'm hurl or nul. 1—I'm so—so miserable!" And tiici, :- : .;il!v laughed gently and her i<n»., lightened .around the '.vi'cpin;. 1 . girl. "Don't bi. a uoc.se, Norma Holden," the elided. "We all know you'M- a guotl purs?. I heard .M.iniuiic 1 ; t i." that just the uthcr day. Yon li-ive lol your imagiira- liun run away with you. If I'm popular—and I'm not su.ru thai I am—it's because I like people- like helping Ihem — being glad with them—sharing their interests and worries. Don't be jealous of me, darling," she urged. "You— you're so swcel!" Norma said, wiping her streaming eyes. Aunt Clem had approved of Jim Hallock and she gave her beloved ncicc her blessing and if her gaze was questioning as from time to time it mcl Sally's she had nothing to say about the mythical Blair Canficld. Doctor Hallock spoke of her lacl on Iheir way back to Linton. "1 like your aunt, darling" he told her. "You know thai oM affair isn't exactly a pleasant subject lo me and I appreciate her thoughtfulness." And Sally appreciated it too. Richard Gregory was due in Linlonville soon after the Fourth and Sally wondered if his visit had anything to do with Blair Canfield's proposed advent. Aj Ihe time approached she grew in- Icieasmgly nervous. Suppose news ! of Blair Canfield's coming should appear in the LintonvilU; Chron- lUe. What could :;he say? There wan always the truth, of course She could loll those interested that ne way nol the Blair Canficld she had known. But she doubled it bhe could carry uff the explanation calmly and convincingly. Blair Canficld was by no means "a culm-noil name. How had it come fao glibly lu her tongue? She didn't know. I Richard Gregory came to Ihe Annex to sec her uii the afternoon ut his arrival in Lintonville. He looked al her anxiously as they shook hands in the empty reccp- We, the Women By RUTH MILLETT NEA Staff Writer "Don't be a yes-woman for your husband." That was the advice of Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., to college girls attending a Career Clinic of Adelphi College. Today's educated girls don't need to bo warned against becoming yes-women to their husbands. They have their own ideas on everything from politics to how lo bring up Junior — and they're ready to fight for them. But there is a lot of darker lhal they will turn into yes-women so lar as other women are concerned. Lducalion may convince a girl she has just as much right to her political ideas as her husband has lo Ins. But it has failed to make her an individualist in the world of other women. So she moves inlo a community as a bride and starts yessing other women all over the place. Yes, she has to join any im- poilant club lhal asks her because if she doesn't she will offend Mrs So-and-so and Mrs. Such - and- such. Yes, she has lo keep up a certain living standard, even though it costs all out of proportion to her husband's income, because the other women in her crowd do things that way. THOSE "ADVANTAGES" Yes, she has to keep Papa's nose lo the grindstone so the kids can be given certain "advantages" thai mean more lo Mama's social position than to the kids' real welfare. Yes, she has to play bridge oven though she really doesn't enjoy it because she can't let the other women think she never gels invil- ed anywhere. ' The modern, educated woman is a yes-woman, all right. But nol for her husband. She is loo busy ycEsing other women's ideas to pay much attention to what her husband ihinks-r let alone lo yes him. Quintuple Click DOROTHY DIX Marital Shortcomings In lolling me his matrimonial troubles an old colored friend of mine wound up liis tala of woo other the way they do. Fail In Understanding I think the reason there ar2 so Questions and Answers Q—In the hotel industry, what is the difference between the American plan .and the European plan? A—American plan means rates quoted include " meals. European plan docs not include menls. Q—How wide is the Thames River at London? A—About 1000 feet. Q—How many federal judges are there? A—286, including Supreme Court Justices. Q—Now that war production ovei time pay is a thing of ths pasl, are people spending more, or less, for recreation? A—Moic, for Combmercc Dc- parlmonl figures say we spent Sl,725,000,000 for recreation through June 1946, as compared to $1,455,000,000 for a similar 1945 period. Q—Where did the Stradivari family, famous violin makers live? —Cremona, Ilaly. o Social Situations THE SITUATION: You have eaten in a restaurant, and the waiter hands you your bill on a tray WRONG WAY: Leave your lip under your plale. RIGHT WAY: Leave your tip on the tray, after you have taken o.S •all the remaining change. wives treat each other they do. Compared to lhal, Ihc riddle of Ihe Sphinx is u child's guessing game. If people marriad for h,-ili2 instead of love; if mo:i arid women had in Ihem a sartislis stveak (hul made them enjoy torturing each other; or if they wore just so dull and stupid and blind th.it they trampled over each cther'i; finer feelings without knowing what Ihey did; or if they ,VGre of just sucn naturally mean dispositions that no one could live in peaco with them, it would be undoi-standable why so many husband and x,ivcs make marriage a purgatory ic r Iheir males. But such is nol Ihc case. Most marriages are love mulches. The great majority of husbands and wives are fine, high-pnncipilcd men and women who are kind and thoughtful of others and who gel along beautifully with eve;-y- aody except each other. Ana why hey don't, we can't imagine. We •;an only go home from their >)ar- ,ies, where the X'es hav-; carried on an underground warfare, slab- bing al each other all evening, wondering why they treat each Norma ,7ean Dougherty, blonde, blue-eyed Los Angeles model, poses in "bathing suit" made of covers of five national magazines. Her picture was featured on all of them in one month. Barbs By HAL COCHRAN Tins summer has been perfect proof thai you can't depend on the weather—except a sa topic of conversation. An Illinois man was fined for a suicide attempt. He now knows the meaning of "your money or your life." You can always find trouble ii you're looking for it—except in the ignition system. Every performer has his own pet method for making vice versa. , A New Mexico college finds that girls' grades top those of men. It's piobably just male courtesy to lei Ihe women be first. Doclor Jim Haflock had appar- cnlly come lo your senses. Allow me lo wish your every happiness, Sally. You deserve it." "Oh, I don't, Dick," Sally whis- pcrerd, her voice choked. "Well, .anyway, it's yours, my" dear, and take my advice and guard it with your life. It's precious. 'Bye for now." And Sally's heart sang as she went back lo her duties in Women's Surgical which, as usual, was filled to capacity. "Has someone left you a fortune, Miss Maynard?" asked middle-aged Mrs. Carson, a Nurse's Aide, just now acting as floor nui so. "It must bo a big one from the stars in your eyes." "No fortune, Mrs. "Carson," Sally caroled. "Just grand news—wonderful news and I'm terribly happy about it. Anything happen lion room of the nurses' home. "You're thin, Sally," he said "and pale. Have you been worrying over Canficld's coming here?" "What do you think?" Sallv asked. He smiled into her troubled eyes. "No sense in that." he said "I've found out lhal he's been ordered back lo Ihe Pacific. Winning the war seems to bo more important just now than acquirin" medals, and I, for one, am glad'. Now you look more like yourself my dear," as Sally uttered -a sigh of relief. "Color good, eyes bright and even a smile for me. Carolyn wiT.to me that you and that fine while I was gone?" "Hardly," the other said dryly. "You have been gone just 20 minutes. What could happen in this ward in thai length of time? No, everything has been quiet." "Good!" Sally replied and turned as the elevator whirred to a stop. Doclor Hallock slepped out mid came toward her. ' And while neither one slopped, the look in botli faces as their glances met and clung brought a glow to the heart of the watcher. What it was to be young and beloved! THE END So They Say To enact a statute, Ihen fail lo piovide for its adequate enforcement, is much worse than creating a nullity. It serves to corrupt trade generally by suppressing honest dealers and opening the way to ready gains by illicit traders. It lends lo increase inflation. —Federal Judge Riberl N. Wilkin oi Cleveland. The trouble is that in Austria the lation is practically all that the normal consumer can get. Theie is no free market and almost no black market that I could discover. —John Wright, UNRRA representative, in Vienna. If there is no loan, Britain will have to start trading with Rusi sia. If she is forced to do that there will be a tendency to grad 1 ualiy affiliate with Russia politi cally. —hep. Jesse P. Wolcotl (R) of Michigan. The seeds of peace, of democracy, of a decent respect for Ihe I rights of others can have no healthy | growth in a soil thai is starved and j soivrc-cl by despair. —Dr. Evcreil Case, president Col i gale U. j 'ihe "blood and iron" statesmen of aggressive nations have always I found the "milk and water' 1 state's- i men of pacific nations easy dupes. —Chief Justice George W" Maxey of Pennsylvania Supreme Court. BURY BEES Walla Walla, Wash., July 19 — I/I 1 '-- Gcorg-.' Paige was Mauling a dangerous cargo when his U'uck was wiccki-d, and .several bystanders and the slate patrolman investigating the accideiit became Paige — stale be-j inspector — was hauling eighty hives of bees which were released in the crash. ALARMING INCIDENT Deer Creek. 111., July H) _(/Pi— J. B. Schenk's auto horn sounded its own -:ire alarm and averted possible destruction of his car. his garage and home. A short circuit which probably started Ihe blaze caused ihe horn to blow without inlerrubtion — al 3:'M a.m. The blasts roused Schopk Crom hlcep and he summoned i'ircmen who put out the flames, which damaged only ihe car. The sianl sand dunes of Kitty Hawk, N. C., shift as f.isl as 20 fee't a j ear. Wonted! AH Dimensions 16 to 70 Feet Cash Every Week PATMOS, ARK. Kroll to Head CIO Political Action Group Washington, July 18 —(/P)— The CIO announced loday Ihe selection of Jack Kroll as administralive head of the CIO polili-cal aclion committee, with ton level policy vested in a five-man executive board. This setup would replace the one-man control of AC activities which prevailed under the late Sidney Hillman. Kroll. 61, who has been Hillman's assistant on CIO-PAC, will handle day-to-day supervision and direction of CIO-PAC work.' CIO Presidenl Philip Murray made today's announcement aftei the plan had been ratified at a closed door meeting of the CIO executive board. "In recognition of its responsibi' lilies in the field of political action," Murray told reporters, "the CIO has decided to itensify its work in this field and to enlarge the apparatus for conducting politi cal action work." The five-man executive board named to share CIO-PAC policies consists of the secretary-treasurers of four CIO unions, plus Kroll a vice president of the CIO amal gamated clothing workers union Kroll will be executive boarc chairman. The members of the executive McDonald, secretary-treasurer o board besides Kroll are: David J Emspak, secretary - treasurer o the CIO aulo workers; and Wil ham Pollock, secretary treasure! ol the CIO textile workers. THE SHOCK OF HER LIFE •Fresno, Calif., July 20 —(fj— Three-year-old Sharon Cook isn' much interested in lhal old saying about a burned-, child shunnin lire, bhe would amend the aphor ism to apply to cooled children a- she was being treated today foi abrasions received when she backed into an electric fan to beat the heal. Tin, one of the earliest metal: discovered, is mentioned in severa books of the Bible. Tiany unhappy married couples is because there' are so few husbands 10 attempt to learn lo speak each other's language, or lo find out what makes the wheels go around n each other's hearts and minds. n proof of this, lake just the ord- nary, everyday, run-of-thc-;r.ill r aull.s thai put so many marriages on the skids. There is nagging, which is Ihe .op-drawer crime that any wile :an commit, so far as men are ;oncerned, and certainly no one ;an blame a husband for resetting being pin-pricked to death by his wife's tongue. But does any man try to understand what makes us wife nag? Not one in a mil- ion. Ho doesn't even suspect that ler nagging is the revenge she .akes on him for his ceasing to ae a lover and becoming a more lUfband. She is heart-hungry, starving ' or soft talk. She wants him to flatter her and tell her she gels more beatuiful every day, and that he is the ONLY woman in the vorld to him. Probably there isn't a nagging wife in the world whose nouth couldn't be shut by a few arses every day thai didn't seem .0 have come out of the icebox. And if men's chief grouch against wives is nagging, v/omen's enternal gripe is that their husbands neglect them. They want their husbands'to be good providers, but they also expect Ihem to be entertaining and amusing com- pamions and to keep up the tactics of courtship after marriage. You hear no other complaint from ' wives so frequently as that their husbands won't take them out stepping, and that they have to al- • most blast their' husbands out of their chairs after they settle down in them after dinner, with their papers. Many a wife breaks her heart * over her husband's neglect and thinks he has ceased to love her because he fails to show her 'the attentions he did when he was ,' courting her, when the real reason ' is that the poor man is workinp^—• hard to give her all the luxurie- she craves, that he is too tired < even talk of an evening. Pitiful and tragic, isn't it, th; so many husbands and wives neve even trv lo understand each olherfT" (Bell Syndicate, Inc.) james St moore cleaners 504 so. walnut st. phone 416 superior dry cleaning insured storage call & delivery lyle moore fay james — in 10 Minutes! Borrow money from us on your car, or almosTany- thmg of value. We'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. For Your Medicine Cabinet CAN BE FOUND HERE We have a large supply of First Aid Needs in our drug store. 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