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iy wHo bfid an aptfftmenl in the ihl""ywntf lady and told his ten-' Sftfs, "Give me back my. Mousft and you . can have my wife's ,, No^evtrybody is happy—Ihe Bfide and groom as Well as the MEALS TASTE BETTER " ? WHEN F 1 ^ (*. ^fditp. r fsffr^BLUft RIBBON BREAD ||V. 'SScKdCITY BAKERY $* £$&* A-Hi^'L^ Jlr ap^rtmenMiuntlfid tSMblem. There's a tip "neVe for other yoting mtlrrled couples.» H you need an apartment, and "..you happen to know d working girl and a bachelor who have their own establishments, why not hv troduce tWe two "eliglbles"? If marriage results there Will be one vacant apartment, and the grateful couple should be willing to turn it over to you. MAYCHMAKIN6 PAYS OFF But what about the not-so-young single men and women who have their jobs ahd their own establlsl htents?: If.:. they were paired of each couple Would turn loose oh •apartment. Turning matchmakers for thes lonely-, hearts is one way the yotin m'arrifed set could help to "ease th housing shortage. Hotise-hunters have to think o -/ery possible angle Vin thes times. They have to enlist, every body's aid— even Cupid's, if the. Scrap Shortage Threatens Steel Shut-Down By JAMES AFL Blames CIO Leaders for Shortage can. v} v -> IN A HURRY • f, ^: Denver, Aug. 7 — (/P)— Firema Warren Hayes,wasvjwashine dishe in the- firehouse kitchen when th alarm rang. Without regard fo soapsud-covercd hands, Haye sprang to the pole. He set a descerit record anc wrenched his back — but he wen out with the fire truck. FAVORITE LAXATIVE MILLIOIS ' -I New Pack Apricots 32c I'lTri Valley No. 2* i »>*& I"*./-. ' ^ I, ^ * «fc %y ^Unpeeled Halves Cari J||ridedTea L? 35c l^fpgeT's Special Blend for Iced Tea. L^A'/r •• ^ No. 2 Plhite Corn c an •^eglp'Silver Whole Kernel. Green Beans < v , ;: ^M^ ale Cut Str ' n 9 les s- Tender ,S. r ..No.a Spinach f 6 an .„ ife."ntry.Club. Grit Free. No. 2| can 17c llejanui ._. Etn6assv Spread. ' 8 Oz.'Jar 15c 13c i A 14c ,0 13c Stuffed Olives40c li.l'*' *? 1 *»»T . ki rlt Manzanilla,) Dry Salt Bacon Ib. 37c Kroger's Low Price ROSEFISH.... Ib. 43c Tasty, Boneless. Fry Golden Brown. COD FISH... Ib. 38c Flavorful-Ocean Fresh Fillets. WHITING... Ib. 29c Boneless.. ..Fine Flavor. Low Price. BEEF ROAST Ib. 33c Kroger selected Grade A Chuck or Tnick Rib SHORT RIBS.Ib. 24c Beef/ -F?ne Baked or Stewed. Fancy Fryers. Ib, 65c Dressed and Drawn.'' Tender. L W!ENERS,.,!b. 37c ^TkXp^^i^M^at^JjJicy^-fa'sty-r' "^ * "*^*'" BOLOGNA... Ib. 32c Type 1, All Meat. Spiced Right. .Windsor Club Country Club Sweetened CHEESE SPREAD GRAPEFRUIT JUKE -100% Bron , , Ib. box \7c Crackers . . . 7 oz. box lie f Nabisco Healthful Cereal, j; Sunshine Krispy, Salted. ; Rqisin Bron ip oz. box lie Crackers . . . 8 oz, box lOc ^Post's Cereal and Fruit. ' Country Club. Crisp, Fresh. , CRISCO . , 3 Ib. jar 82c Gulfspray . . . , qt bot. 39c JWhen Available. Lb. Jar|29c Kills Insects Instantly. ^ Polmolive 2 bath bars 19c Fruit Jars . . . doz. qts 69c ^When Supplies Available. . Kerr. Doz. Pts. 59c ffpojmolive bar 7c JUNKET »«-.„« ^Displayed When Available; RENNET POWDER box 9c ROASTED IIGARETTES. ctn. $U3 «» jj^lj Popular Advertised Brands. ftBftn JJT ASPARAGUS.., tv 30c gRik Nik. New Pgck. Fresh Flavor 2 Lb. Loaf M New York. Aug. 8 —(NEA) — Another crisis, 8 ls looming , hori011 ' on when "— - •««••• f j vitifc »V liCH -,-—.c e». .seemed to bo coltia nicely at test .This time it isn't ^"fSfS 1 ? tr J kcs ' ftl ' e "" f|ftyihdi|ect' factor. It's a gcpf stell scrap, •yftbout tlfree per cent of tho Industry'^ opch hearth fur Jrj shut ^i» ..^ _* _ « down now. But If "-,-.•"'• i>crap continues at [T&sent'po>r rate mill invcn* .-I tWil ^>clvirtually gone in 16 six welks, American Iron Steel Institute officials pre- ^ventliality would ecj 'all manufactur- an nffp • ;,.* ."V «.* t A.miiLuciulul - itdont 5bn steel, from loco,, ftr cothmon pins. A con- »V«»iF « ? M° rt 5?^ would repeat the steelfstrike 4tqt-y of last winter — unernployme'nt.1 retarded indus- iinsalisfied V- consumer ' demand, threat" 0 ^ | crious inflationary To understand the shortage it , • n ,? cc l sar "y i° nnderstend, first of all, that thcjsteel industry must feed upon itsefa in order to exist. ' —'" hearth method, — „-- Ala., Atig, 7 t- The American Federation o Labor's southern policy , bdard charging that "a handful of CIO leaders' 7 is responsible for "the en tire living cost rise," appealed to day for production that "alone can save'-us by reducing prices.' The .board saldY 'In this time of crisis, laboi hc . , ear method, which produces about 90 per cent of our steel) strap J and pig 'iron -•--« —• ..fr.^* w.\i»'iem:iy 50-50 proportions. Electric- furnaces use almost all scrap. S Principal Causes f The principal causes Shortage are these: of the rinnah dough ? out and ,,,inf • e s - t , ccl sin fy- During last winter sj -two-months' shutdown i le scrap was used, of course. But there was also little prodtic- of scrap. Steel-making is ike cookie-making. The ft over . altir • the cookies an be gathered up, rolled Y . -. -•—-. made Into more cookies. Virtually the same process goes °". in th e .country's steel mills, vhich provide about two-thirds new steeh SCrSP uscd in maki »e 2 The coal strike. Shortage of coal resulted Jn a drastic curtailment of pig iron production. Con- equently j larger charges of scrap »vere used in making steel. IH ^t, kos • j in . . tho automobile -J° . other industries. Factories vhich use steel arc a source of much trimmed and leftover ma- source is obviously off during work stoppages. _. J-iack of new steel products, teel, coal, automobile and other takes, have added up to our hortage of new durable goods. PhW. the C0l ^, tr " is iuu o*-wotor ehicles. r a 11 r o a d equipment, arm machinery, household uten- ils and appliances, .which normally would have been in the ands. of scrap dealers or steel makers long ago. OPA Factor 5. Lack, of ...battlefield scrap, his notentially large source is nly a. trickle- because of prohibi- ve shipping costs and other de- n6 :'Boarding This .-is. a minor nd problematical factor. It.is felt nat some scrap dealers may have shipments when the fate , TT v was in doubt in the hope * higher prices. However, OPA tilings on scrap steel have been emstated and confirmed ' ,,hi- M c> Wh 'te. president of Re- ubhc Steel, says, "It now appears main that, the scrap supply s itu- Uoti at steel mills? is even more recanous than in J1942, when it necessary to 'inaugurate a ^campaign tg procure steel - ma'kbrs'-'best hope must use restraint. Wo must refrain from causing any' .unnecessary interruption in production be> cause production alone can save us by reducing prices to a -pron- dr level," , • George L. Googe, top official In the southern AFL« ranks, released the formal statement last night at the close of a two-day meeting here. "We charge that the entire living cost rise is directly attribu table to x x a handful of CIO lead ers who forced a break in the price ceilings last February," the statement said. "We are of the opinion that to retaliate against this increase in the cost of living and the failure of Congress to protect the rights of American workers calllii" unnecessary strikes at thin time would be to follow an unwise course." . The board said "the federal government should take steps to prevent strikes by establishing a well equipped department of laboi headed by persons who understand labor and- its problems." It also asked for "expansion of the present effective conciliation service supplemented , by a free arbitration service, technical staff and research information on ; wage rates, productivity, labor i costs, profits and a wide range of other information made readily available to all workers and manaHC- ment." •-..The board added that "we receive a setback when wage rates are increased 17 percent and prices are raised a compensating 17 percent because the Increase in the cost of living is out of proportion to increased worker income." Googc reported to the board th»i 85,000 members had been added •in the current membership drive He said the drive in the Southwest wottld not be launched officially until after a meeting in Waco Texas, in September. — — - o -- i Soccer ; is the national fe/ume of Costa Rica. OPA Hikes Price Ceiling on Corn, Tomatoes i— o-ori, Aug. 7 — (flfi — OPA today raised retail price ceiling one to two dents a can on corn peas, tomatoes, and tomato prod ucts to offset cancellation of sub sidy payments. The order Is effective 1m mediately, along with a price boos of one cent for 12-otince packages of trozen. corp and peas. OPA also,remoVed'pHce controls on canned ahd frozen snap bean "flckedjjprior to last March 1 h Ceilings • oh' these ; vegetables which.were packed later were re moved some time ago. OPA said as a result of the ending of subsidies, retail ceilings foi lumber, two, sized cans are being increased tW6 cents on peace',, twc CANNING mP^if'A"* iXaSiSSSifjff/-' CAPS/ LIDS ^ A RUBBERS And follow inntniclionsin he Boll Blue Book. To get your cop»end Ipcwitli yournume and addreanto— BAlt BROTHER! COMPANY, MuncU. Ind. cents on tomatoes, -one *c6nl ffito^aiir' and otie C6h>t ° n i t p h , tr *>2en vegetables', llhe price *i™ ls j ono cfent ln the*Case < of corn and peas. policy should alrn at high employment and not p1a6e too fnuch emphasis on uriemploymfent benefits. • •—Marvin ,J. kafloon, Western H6- serve U. economist. •4 BAKINGS 100K BETTfR.. .THE FOOD CAI.CIUM ,. /. in the new KG permits more even distribution of' the fine, attive ingredients throughout the baking powder/This promotes more uniform-action-gives bakings the light, smooth texture and inviting rich , appearance everyone enjoys. ,*f "~ =»—»•• • 2 BETTER TASTE, .• FOOD CALCIUM in KCprevents • the overpowering" of the rich natural flavor of other ingredients in you* bakings. There's no bitterness or "SodaTaste" when you Use the new 3 BET 1 E ! F 91T° U ' ™ '-.Kd makes everything <J. -you bake with it a valuable source of FOOD CALCIUM r-adding 2 to 5 tmics mprc FOOD CALCIUM than the fresh •milk used in a baking, depending on the recipe. Thus K C joins milk as a fine source of this vital food clement. situation in .. l release all vailable scrap. ./•!' 1 Another Hopeful source is the ountry s farms. In normal times, men worn-out machiner y isn't eing held together ,by prayers nd . baling wire, there is an estimated 600. pounds of scrap steel n an average farm. FRIED CHICKE N Gunnison, Utah, Aug. 7 '— (/pi— •f, Sl Vo u 1 Anderson planned to ill -a chicken for dinner. After selecting one in the barn- ard, Mrs, Anderson ducked un- er a _ tree as a storm came up. ightnmg struck the tree, tossed •'J'l,^"^ 0 ^ 011 ?2 ains t the house nd killed the chicken. .Somewhat bruised, Mrs. Anderon finished preparing the bird for inner. " . POTATOES ^ Kroger Sflected Red Triumphs. *'' Washe^. Fine All Purpose Potarpes. 10lbs-39c jRtfr. -, . FRESHLY ROAS see the Hot-Date ESHLY GROUND see it ground to your order EVERY KROGER BRAND ITEM GUARANTEED Fresh LemonssStTbVix-? Oranges q "'° na Fresh Apples ^^^ *.' Fresh Peaches QUALITY OF PRODUCT IS ESSENTIAL TO CONTINUING SUCCESS Wood engraving by H McCormick based upon the original oil painting . and in a Cigarette it's the Tobacco that counts '•_.» Yes, £.&/MXr '** !K vU [ ^r* * *" T •mirtilnliiilBto Our Da Bread * < *. -C, •c to-'4Mf.it <4W3i"- lUi-af, The Case for Volunteer Army Subscribers may have noted a reduction-In the amount of reading nwUter carried,, by The Star "the lasti two days. The transmitter,for f>? Southwest Arkansas-.Teletype- setter (Circuit went put'late Wed- ncSday, was otit all,day. Thursday, and the wire did hot resume until >« 11 -o'clock this morning,V. • •f. Therefore telegraphu'n^Ws' had ,,' to be ov.crhcadocr by Western Union, and there was a great deal of ; hand-pounding of linotype, keyboards ( — which Is a great chore, believe me, when you have been used to an automatic operation. Take the case of "that columrt'long feature written by the irrasclble Wcstbrook Pcglor: You will need Jie better part of ah" hour to "set" Teglcr manually — but the Tele- typesetter operation iknoeks it-off in 21 minutes flat. W , A new, reserve transmitter was en route from Chicago 'yesterday, and by now the Teletypcsetter clr- m.. sho , u ld be ;proof against rep- itltion of the samel-kind, of trouble — the first break at the transmitting end in four years and two months. . ; ..Here's the case for »' Volunteer ^ ,rather than & Draft Army, as pro- Wonted In .a .loiter your correspondent received this morniiig from Mai-Gen. H. N. Gilbert;.•assistant o the Adjutant "General., for. Military Personnel Procurement; Geh. Gilbert says in ; part: ::',''"The 'draft holiday' -''for. July and August throws iinto';focus a problem of great: importance , to t "FJi lture of our peacetime Army. _ The question has • been) posed:? Can we build an all-volunteer Army.' The answer depends on the support we get through the nation- a nd the rate of, volunteer enlist- tents. The small draft call for September docs not -affect 'the basic problem — how well can we rebuild and maintain; our, Regular Army by the volunteer; system? The results of our recruiting program over .the next several months will tell the story. . . "It is .the War,'Department's; desire to build ah all-time volun- tpcr Army, 'to use the draft only'to fill the gap between the number of volunteers obtained and our .,ovcrall requirements. Nearly 900,- <>OpO f men have enlisted since last rail, and we hope to 'make it a million' soon...Our needs are for 1,550,000 men now — l.OTu.OOO'by : next July. After we reach that goal, replacements will rcbuire an estimated. 35,000 to 40,000 enlistments or re-cnlistmehts per month That is a need which must be met if. we are to have an efficient. : full-strength, technically trained Army for peace and security. '~^\yr", \,i\ , »r~-™~^ 1w """^" 1 ~*'«*^>^^i>*-M^<»«-^tULi£^ij^ ir « 1 ''i(,,>^»l -i v '^ "' f \" 1< *V».*J 1!J- *S ' -if", '•-'•at M '(UftA, li f /," } K>i-fy&f3K-$>& t..i- Vtff&i , ,, — ••• C;" :-.; ..' An^irrffiTiTiiiiinif - _--frr ^r?S>-<< * .,v#V^' -, - * f ^fl 1111111 I II If t 1 L ^ ^^r ^^^^^k. 4 Mll^H . *" F ,. I , . rU. J i *(.*.-. i , ^^*™ VBHg^||0fgg^g^BH^«^|Uia^t|&gJL^|||^^ugw.iA^ 47TH YEAR: VOL. 47-NO. 254 ife*,,** )•». >»«. »»7 Consolidated Jortuarv 18, 1929. HOPE, ARKANSAl, PllDAY, AUGUST 9. 1946 ins Attocfofed , '-" NewioolMr • • (NEA)—Mean» ne\ Hope High School Viewed From the Air, With bwokrfi Stadia^ in Background **3S* 4 " Sf ' . Ll _.__, . . i .j* «??* * ' Uv* 52 Kj I led |n^ *, Quake and Tidal WaV6 i • Ciudad Trujillo, Dominican Republic, Aug. 9 — (/P)- —Two slight earth tremors shook the Dominican Republic today in the wake.of r '/violent earthquakes :.iind' devastating tidal waves which have killed fi2 persons and-made 20,000 homeless since they began Sunday, The tidal waves-of.yesterday, believed created by., .violent - earth- quaker at the bottom of the Atlantic at Us deepest point near here, crashed against the northern'coast' al- owns of Malanzas and Puerto Plata and spread destruction and terror along the northern coast of the Samana peninsula. Huge waves crushed dwellings instantly. Overflowing rivers added .^V to- the damage in the north. The government organized special relief and rescue services. Red Cross and army trucks hastened to th<? terror zones loaded with "food, medicine and doctors (Haiti, whiclt shares Hispanibla Island with the liornlnleah,' Republic, and Puerto Uicosalso felt the quakes, but damage in those places appeared less pronounced. ) Refugee Cities Springing up Miami, -Fla., Aug.' '9 •'— (/P;— An eye-witness report that "veritable cities of refugees" arc' springing •!?<\ip in tho uplands of "the quake- torn Dominican Republic ::• was given here today by an American traveler from the Caribbean Island. "On many fields in the hills, I saw thousands of refugees set up crude abodes, terrified of further lidal waves," said the traveler Marry C. Klemfus, public relations counsel of the American Hotel Corp., Latin American division. Klemfus, who flew to Miami last night from the quake area, said ,, said he had been told by a French- 7 Canadian priest named the Rev I, Tloborl L'Anglaise that 40 men and •>. boys in the north coastal town of iMantanzas had been drowned by k tidal wave while attending a »•. cock fight Sunday, "The priest said the tin roof of the circular pit crashed down on and the patrons were trapped the spectators in the first quake when the tidal wave struck," Klemfus said. ; , tic said he had also been told by Mario Abreu Penzo, .civil gov.T V> £ rno i' ot the Northern Province of Santiago, that at least 50 bodies were reported to'have been found up to yesterday in the north region alone and that the death toll there might reach 100,' thirds' rUie> ^firaga^iain^gpea. address IK vvhiMPsScretaPy of s haven't folfght to 1 dictate 10 n world, 1 or no have one^of our dictate 16 'UB-, 1 ' Byrnes are not gding to gang """ ^Jf",* 6 will m rr-—'—but W6,will not make^al the concessions." • - ^. n fi h» R <- r thr e4, Russi ah move;to equre t two thirds Vote for adoptionVof i conference , recommendations. v P t vote, but , RUssia Yesterday opened the issue before - t they , istcrs «^vun yeto power *uv« t m ence dccisioris.f" ,( The'Conference^aabpte f 'd: ;i -i5ltF ! ?ll ^'S^^SS^IgOT^ llSlliSidllil m^^ssws^ 1 ^ Po,?« e 2 b A ^fJ^Tgn ^MiSfs Council, .but, wiJbTTthe two third; decisions carrying, *tne ^ great weight When thiscanieTup'Soviet Foreign Mimster Vi-U. Molotovi said merely, " we maintain^ >fo• ?omt of view " ' • - * •• "' conference »p' ,EDS sessions icu a *P ? sfT ^ a ' Yugoslav to jnvite^Albania "to^atteno.- -,- -wit a c ° ns "itatiye voice" Yugoslav de »"=•»•; Mosha 'Jijada said Albani_ .._- the first European state "to all victim to Italian imperialism'^ and "for six years waged a »-'~> and heroic struggle " Byrnes, in hfs attack upo t\ \^s'jf. ^m — — f -..—«, ttt. ino ai-tciutv UPOIISV Russian voting plan, descriHetgas lnnC« arn-1 uri^l-^J 4._11_11_ _ n ~^" - , es Ph aB a ,? d , wicked talk"', a Sdvie charge that voting procedure ~ he conference was directed '' * , comes .this ,Ti tho - 5e '-who. vote Woes?" Byrnes asked. ''B after ^ballot, with the' Soviet Ion, call those .otais who do H. _ c^__» _ . . * T ," Wr w *- •»**»JL.atHiC ion a, bloc' In .our^eff the^past year,to%makV *•«''«—~' ce r r ;lme: ise-3 pnM , , . ".iSbelieve that 1 this (confi ild Strive to achieve JfeSumroi !ement on its recommendation • a i r ^ ,? s ,"' P° sslbl y ' can* ,Bu Witta'kar Will •. Ask Some Boxes Be Thrown Out Paris, Aug. 0 — Wi-r'A representative of Lee Whittaker, who was beaten by Rep. Fadjo Cravens for the Democratic Fourth District congressional nomination in Tuesday's primary, said today he would ask the Logan county general committee to disqualify balolts cast in six south Logan townships. 15,000,000 Vets to Get Leave Pay Washington, Aug. a •—(/?)— President Truman today 'signed into law a bill giving some 15,000,000 veterans the right to. collect terminal leave pay. The measure authorizes the payment of an estimated 2,700,000,000 in cash and five-year bonds to noncommissioned, members of the armed-forces who did not receive all of the furlough time to which th.oy were'entitled. It was signed by Mr. Truman at a mid-day While House ceremony. Four steps t,o bo followed by discharged veterans in applying for terminal leave pay were outlined officially today. The steps as listed by the Treas- f" - War and Navy Departments: J. Obtain from any postoffico a form entitled "claim .for settlement, unused leave," and an accompanying instruction sheet. 2, Fill out this form. Help may be obtained at any of 3,000-odd veterans community information or advisory centers, or at the office of any state or county veterans service officer. 3. Swear to the statements made in the forfn before a notary public or other authorized civil ' officer. Most community information or advisory centers will provide the service free. 4? Mail .the completed form, to- getjier with'a discharge certificate or'.certificate of service, to the appropriate army, navy, marine corps or coast guard paying offi- cpr. listed on the reverse side of the claim-form, Payment will be made by mail "as soon as possible" and the supporting documents returned. The legislation, which also will equalize leave benefits of officers and enlisted men still on active duty, calls for payment of an estimated $2,700,000,000 in cash and interest-bearing five year bonds to about 15,000,000 former members of the army, navy, marines and coast guard. It is the first major revision of leave policies in the armed forces in 70 years. For those now in service, the act limits the amount of leave ariy individual may accumulate to 60 days, Commission Aids to Points Seeking Airport Expansion " Little Rock, Aug. 9 — (/P)— Municipalities desiring .to participate in. the federal airport expansion and improvement program are receiving help from the Arkansas Resources and Development Commission in preparing applications for financial grants, director Hen- dnx Lackey has announced. Lackey said the commission staff also could aid in preparation of plans for hangars and other buildings. A map is being prepared showing present airports and other pertinent data, he said. The civil aeronautics authority has allotted 492,437 for Arkansas airport construction for the year ending June 30, 1947. Grants will be made on a matching basis. -- o -- Bank Bandits Flee With $33,000 Wallers, Okla., Aufi, 0 —(/Pi- Search for the bandits who fled with nearly $33,000 from the First National Bank of Walters yesterday shifted today to a point near me 1, T peOakhl ew mo.w en,, Temple, Okla,, when two men were reported to have stolen an automobile from a motorist there at pistol point. The stale highway patrol said the automobile was seized from a motorist whose name was not learned immediately by two men who threatened him with pistols was a gray 1941 Chevrolet club .he men reported after 'ihey aban- joupe bearing 1940 Texas license lumber CP2025. Two-way radio equipped airplanes being used in the *"*arch were dispatched immediately to ,he point where the automobile was stolen and state highy patrolmen, •HI agnts and shriffs dputislE 1'BI agents and sheriff's deputies •sped to the scene. The report was the first sign of he men reported alter they abandoned an automobile near the Red -River, border between Oklahoma and Texas, near Randlelt, late yesterday.- Meanwhile, E. H. Minton, the bank's cashier, said an actual Continued on ^age Twp Bomb Didn't Start Quake Scientists Say By FRANK CAREY AP Science Reporter Washington, Aug. 9 —(/p)— Two scientists said today they could see no possible hook up between Bikini s subsurface atom bomb blast and the current series of earthquakes in the: .Caribbean. Some of the shock from the bomb blast was transmitted to the earth's surface" -geologist Howard Meyerhoff. executive secretary oT the American Association for the advancement of science told « reporter, "but it wouldn't be suffi- particularly a quake occurring In cient to .touch off an earthquake, the Caribbean almost on the other side of the earth from Bikini." Cut in Pipeline Assessment- Is Sought by RFC Little Rock, Aug. 9 —(/P)— The Reconstruction Finance Corp'or- at'on is seeking a reduction of the $4,760,000 tax assessment on the war-constructed Big and Little Inch pipelines which traverse 22 Arkansas counties, HFC representatives and Public bervice Commission members discussed the matter at a conference here yesterday and one RFC spokesman was quoted as saying he would recommend that the agency agree to a 1,900,000 assessment. Richard B. McCulloch, commission member, said no definite plans were made for future conferences and that no agreement was Breached. RFC and its subsidiary, Defense Plant Corporation, contend that tne pipelines are personal property and untaxablc, while the state claims they .are real properly subject lo the assessment by special act of Congress. The government has refused to pay the taxes and, after its delinquency was certified lo the a ( - torney general, suit was filed in federal court b- tiv-> state, seeking to collect some 180,000 in taxes and penalties. The suit is pending. '—Photo by J. E. Hampson, Arkansas Natural Gas Corpl, Shreveport The third of a series of air pictures of Hope published by the Star' this week, this viewof Hope High School and stadium; looking eastward, illustrates a striking photo technique. J. E. Hampson, aerial photographer for Arkansas Natural Gas Corp., Shrev'eport, emphasizes his ground subjects by shooting against the sun',, rather than with it, to create a sharp contrast in light and 'shadow. Thus, the heavy shadows along the front of the high school emphasize the highlighted building lines. Wednesday The Star published Mr. Hampson's picture-of the municipal airport, and yesterday his picture of Hppe's doWntown district. ' : • ,-'• WarSurplus Probe May Be Sensational Washington,' Aug. 9 — (ff)— Defeated Rep. Slaughter headed bac'k to Capitol. Hill today to resume personal direction of an inquiry billed as likely to put "several persons, in government and otherwise, in a tight position." : The quoted words are those of Hugh D. Wise, Jr., general counsel for the house committee investigations surplus property disposal. Greatest Percentage Increase in Food Prices Washington, Au?. 9 —(fl'j—The bureau of labor statistics said today that the 13,8 per cent rise in retail food prices from June 15 to July 15 was the greatest, monthly change it ever recorded. The largest prior price increase was from March to April, 1917. This July's food prices averaged 77 per cent above August, 1939, and almost 18 per cent above August, 1945. At the time of the July survey, BLS noted, subsidies had been removed and no OPA controls were in effect. It said lood prices have declined slightly since OPA controls wove re-established. In mid-July retail meat prices had increased 30 per cent, dairy products 21 per cent and other foods 3.7 per cent, BLS said. U.S.Wiirgiye Credits to Japan, Korea p Washingtoiv — (/P)— - Thg United States has decided to L exterid a credit of around". 55,000,000 to Japan and Korea to enable, them to purchase surplus army and navy equipment, government officials' said Judges, Clerks for Election Tuesday r , Thursday. ' Acting request, on General. MacArthur's three agencies of the A 'OgV-ltViGD UJL 111C American governriiept are reported to have approved the transaction despite initial opposition from the treasury department. Officials said a representative of the foreign liquidation commission was now in Japan arranging details for transfer of the material which reportedly will be limited to transportauon stocks, road building and communicatipns equipment. ; , Japan's share of the credit is expected to total about 30,000,000 with Korea getting about $25,000,000. Under the plan, officials said, Japan and Korea will pay for the equipment with dollars earned from exports. The credit is scheduled to run for 30 years at 2% per cent interest. preferential primary were named yesterday in a meeting of r-om e - mpstead Democratic Central committee! , v • n OZ R n: r.~ Judges, Charles Locke, ni ?' 9, reen ' Mrs - Earl Robins- Clerks, Mrs. J. W. Norwood, Mrs Annie Christian; 'Sheriff.o. C. Robl Deanyville: Judges, W. T. Yar•berry, J. H. Hardy, Cprban Url,^: , c ^ks.,E. E.' Spears Bill Bright; Sheriff, Jim Carmon. Alternates for Deanyville; Judges Jean Ward, S. D. Yarberry, F F U , Harris ' Phlli Absentee: Judges, L. F ason, E M McWiiliams; • Hifi- War<T1. A: Judges, J. M, Harbin, Blu Mudgett Tarpley; Alfred ' t P nHi ' ter Odell, Edward B - Hill, Les- Cox; Clerks, , ers, Sam , f Weaver, Charles Rowland sheriff, Andrew Morton. Alternates for Fulton: Judges, Jett Or ion, George Odell, Monroe Clerks, Dave pickensoh, Mouser; Sheriff, Clay. DeAnn; Judges, A. L. Clark. Jesse Government Limits Wild Duck Hunting Season to 45 Days Washington — (#i— With the wild duck population reduced to "a dangerous level" the government Thursday limited the 1948 hunting season to 45 days, the daily bag imit to seven and the possession ,imit to H. Cox 1 Carl Roberts, . Samuel Clerks, Monroe Samuel, Clarence Critchloe; Sheriff, Harold qood Ward 1: Judges, Jess Bush, E i t r - ov £ft 9 sc u ar Greenberg; Clerks, Miles Laha, Harry Haw? heriff ' Gfady Williams , 0 A4:uJud ,S?s, W. W. Corrip- ton, T. A. Hendrix. Norman Seals; Clerks James Ward, Glenn Parker: Sheriff. Marvin Watterson. _ Baird's Chapel; Judges, J. W. Samuel, W. H Cromer, Robert wMl>5> Clvde Gu m- Fanme Chambless; f n: • - A ver y- Alternates for Baird's Chapel: Judges, C. R! Samuel,. Irvm Burke; Clerks, Har" , n' ' - v - Avery Wallaceburg: Judges, Y. M. Nes- Continued on Page Two *F V T" 1 . f^MfcJ»w*J 1 V.O1J. IJJUW TOuld^be lessithan. frank* if jPdid r—••{.say thatir those 1 who>-have" r 'in%i sisted most loudly" on " unammityj here ^ have not- shown quite 1 ; " fame desire to achieve u mity." ^ I ! * , . 7-°-; ' May top III, { Testimony Js Definitely By ALEX SINGLETON WashmgtoniAug,9v-(/p)' Washington, Aug 9A-W1— ' The, ; cm lain fell today on the-Senate i War Investigating ' Committee's,! weiid wartime.drama involving a*," paper," empire mysterious mum-"S : tions makers, 1 dancing generals., and* a lawmaker <top ui <to sneak *lus» piece i , * j ' a , i ; 1 1 It was an aniijcUmatic ending to I a six weeks sto^y of Uugh, profits' and influence twhich piled sensation, as the committee- pried x nnto the. wartime operations of a munitions combine, ands.the .help^it received-? from Rep May (D.-Ky). . i ^ For May, chairmamof'the House-' Military Committee, was hundreds' of miles—-under physician's \care Jn his Prestonsburg (Ky) home-^- on this day when he was to have ex7 plained under oath, why he helped, the combine obtain big war con-, tracts, f , A formal report from" Drs. John,' G, and George P. Archer, thp. Kentucky legislator's .physicians,^ reported that May, is suffering 4 J! from heart trouble and general physical exhaustion and that he,,'must have an mdelimte period of rest, quiet and"oareful atten.™ tion , j ' *t^ Addressed "lo whom it Rifty l ** concern," the repprt erased the committee's last fingering hW «f hearing May before the enVpf September if then.' t ri ,. ;*, Officials closej-to thereon expressed doubt tha.t a ne, poena would, be-assUe^forv appearance, flr 1 th.at h,}s .testimony would be ! taken,>ynless ,he, agrees to appear voluntarily. ( ., V . ,f»; Committe,. cpunsel Gea.rgp M&cU or conferred with Dr, ,Henry, IMJJ* den, May's capita,! physician t-late yesterday and latei; saad he would Vt M«H l ^Mv? pli01 ] ? lo Chairman''!- - : Mead (D-NY) tomorrow after • which 9, formal statement wgulp: be issued. • s >. / ' ""f May, 71. has said he'did v Sra? the combine but only FQ further 3 the war effort. He denied, pygfjfi ins in any way himself. > Even as the expose of the qo'm- $"< & u ?, el!>t u at ' llv * tles ended on CaPitot *J Hill, the inquiry remained Active J in the executive agencies chgrged 4 with law enforcement. Th,e con\? C mittee agreed earlier this week to * refer all its, records, to Attorney f a General Tom Clark. The Bureau \ i of Internal Revenue has assigned * ^ two investigators to look into the -'$ income t«x aspects o{ the pase.vr'-e

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