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., v^ -« : ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^§111 r- v x - * - »-* >v •'"v""? ^"r 5'"A-: 1 , '*• '-, 'v 1 ' •^' i '< * % V1 , ,V 1 ' "• i h * >! i, , i -, » ' - , ; . ? > f i ^ ^ i -- * t •HflrSV*STAHrTifA ^UHMlii' if Bi*i in 'Aug. fl.^rttgfttt-h teMne^atjiliftBSf of ifaSfUUUtfefc Corn- WUsi6ft,'died Irt ft-hbspltftl totUS* tottavHttft R length'* .illness. Hfe told b»ert a eerttfle;d public accountant to little Rock since 1931 f{ fietttr served on the Utilities commission dxirihg 1935-36 under the administration 6f Governor Put* *ett. He entered state service in 1932 when he was named directot oi the incomes lax division 6f ih6 state revenue department. A vetet 1 ' aft of World War One, 1 he was elected collector -8f Of eerie county and served from 1923 to S925 'before entering the accounting Held at Memphis. < * He IS survived :by his widow, his parents, Mr. ' and Mrs. Clar- AS NEEDS a Nationally Known and Nationally Recognized Man For Attorney General > On Tuesday, August 13, 1946 Cast a Vote for i R rex FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL f ,''-'.SAM ROREX is asking for a first term. His opponent is - seeking a third term. ; We recommend SAM ROREX to the people of Hempstead, County because he is reliable, sober, conscientious, clean, competent and courageous. -'*<••• Signed and paid for by: ",'' . *" ' ' J v L Tedder ,,:;.,: V - ' E. S. Franklin ';';",:: ''• --/-••' G. T. Lawson •""• ''''•'• f and 22 other members of the S T Leslie Huddleston Post. > v Paid Pol. Adv. Mothers Ask Aid in Finding Children Berlin, Aug. 8 —W- A delegation of German mothers from the JUiS' sian occupied province of Branderburg has appealed to the International ,Red Cross hare for aid In finding thousands of children they said had disappeared from the pro* vitice in recent months, « spokes* man for the Red Cross said today. "The mothers showed us lists of names, but we haven't yet verified them, j nor accusations that boys between the ages of .13 to 17 have been snatched off the streets and never heard from again," the spokesman said. The delegation was received by, the International Red Cross a week ago and also visited Berlin church leaders. The parents maintain, according to British licensed newspaper tele- graf and American licensed tages^ spicgel, that the children have been taken to Russian camps where they are being schooled in a "new Weltanschauung" (philosophy o£ life). The mothers asserted that local Russian commandants referred their appeals for assistango to district leaders.of the Russian sponsored socialist unity party who, :hey said, brusquely dismissed them." ."''• Chandler in No Hurry to Talk to Mickey Owen Cincinnati, O., Aug. 9 —(UP)— A. B. Happy - Chandler faced his biggest decision since becoming commissioner of baseball 16- day — whether to let Mexican League fugitive Mickey Owen return to the Brooklyn. Dodgers. Chandler appeared : to be in no hurry about handling the touchy issue either. He turned Owen over to his adviser and assistant, Herold questioning at his offices here Muddy • Reul for preliminar}/ questioning at his offices here while he pondered the momentous matter at his home in Versailles, Ky. •• ..-.. •.;.-. Doug /^ITV Carl Bacon V«l I I Jones ELECTRIC CO. — far- House.' Industrial Wiring Wiring Electrical Repairs Phone 784 RE-ELECT FRED LUCK for County Judge When You Re-Elect Me Your County Judge I will continue to improve and maintain the county roads and will also ' serve the Farmers of Hempstead County by continuing to dig stock ; ,P° n d* and terracing farm lands when they want it and when it will benefit the County. Ask the people about the roads now and WHEN MY OPPONENT WAS COUNTY JUDGE. The money for these PONDS and TERRACES was Allocated by the Federal Government and the individual farmers and not the county and it was not the road equip ment that did this work. WHAT ABOUT THE CITY STREETS? H . '"^ "••.'•• ••':••.' Mr. Rider: What about the city streets of Hope and the accumulated garbage that goes unattended? Isn't it true that Fred Luck loaded the _, gravel that has been put on the city streets for the past five years. * * "**•.; ** • i' ' Mr. Voter: If my opponent cannot handle his present small job how _ f does he expect to look after 1100 miles of county road. Mr. Business Man: If you were a contractor building roads and want^ ed a man who knows how-Would you hire Judge Luck or Frank Rider? ;' If you wouldn't hire Frank Rider for the job then why consider him for *.. . the county. Remember.; .Fred Luck is a road engineer and a business man. Go to the Polls Next Tuesday and Re-Elect FRED LUCK County Judge Paid for by Fred Luck f,f< ' -.ji* -c DEXTER BUSH S Plain Statement as to the Importance of the Off ice of Circuit Judge: r THERE IS NO MORE IMPORTANT COURT THAN THE CIRCUIT^ tion of all civil and criminal cases, the exclusive jurisdiction of which is not vested in some other Court by the Constitution. It is the Court to \yhich the people look for the enforcement of practically all their civil rights or the redress of all their civil wrongs. -,. t; -. '•*•••>'•-• • •..'"' • ' ;•'•-' . ' - • • ' - ' It Exercises a superintending control over County Courts, Courts of Common Pleas, Corporation Courts, Justices of the Peace; over the official acts of all County Officers; all City and Town Councils; all School Boards; ail County and Municipal Boards in their actions with relation to taxes; and, all other boards and commissions within the borders of the Circuit •;. . . . .I;:..::. :.l. ,;.... ..... ....... ..::/''''--' ; - -' ^••'•• 1 -f :. : ' : ' It is the Court that has jurisdiction to take away a person's property; citizenship and liberty. It even has the power of life and death. There is no X)ther tribunal in our system of government that even remotely approaches the vast jurisdiction exercis- - • : * :' t- t •-.": T. R 1 W '. ' K r :'•'-. , V ' • • * ' • A ; ' Jf • ' '' -r < • ed by this Court. THIS COURT S^QULD^B by a man about whose qualifilatiohs, ability and judicial temperament there can be no doubt. ...-•• /../,.. , . IT IS TRUE thff I hdVe had more than 16 years experience as Circuit Judge r and this has been advanced as a red-. son for a change in Jujdges. IS ABILITY PROVED BY EXPERIENCE A DISQUALIFI- FICATION FOR THIS OFFICE? THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT RECOGNIZES the need for obiiity in Judges that con be gained only by experience, and for this reason, Federal Judges are appointed for |.£ life. OUR OWN STATE GOVERNMENT RECOGNIZES this same need and laws have been passed endeavoring to induce Judges of proved ability to remain on the bench and continue the use of their Judicial talents. THE FRAMERS OF OUR CONSTITUTION RECOGNIZED this need, since there are more than twelve Judges on the Bench in Arkansas today who have served as long or longer than I hove served. ' '-' !| " 'it - f I have 'tried to serve you faithfully, efficiently and courteously, and I appreciate your friendship and support BUSH —Political .advertisement. paid for by Dexter Bush. '\ r i ^ yf-Y ^ ' t ''"' ; "';"'^;/ t " i; - -' '• ''*•,'.'• '.'•.''"''•'• -•'* /' '.•'' ; -' : ''" •'''?'$'.:'•* V^* l ,' , : ;C' ;' : ">< /fr ;^ 7 ' " ;: -tr^ pur Doily Bread Sliced Thin by Tht WIN* •Alex, H, WiihbUfn—•*-" Final < > )• ."for y Elections Maybe it's the heat, or the fact /that .Ortr city is growing larger, or iriajjbc it's merely the strain on a lews'p'a'pcr staff having to keep up Jitli'. four clcclions tnls Summer -but whatever it is, it tells me von'l be sorry to sec the last of politics come Tuesday night. N.or will the candidates—win, Idsc .•draw. BUI there's going to be a good • show for the finale. Not,only will The Star put on its ~ 1 Election Night party Tues- night,.but there will bo What j-the'theaters call an "added attraction". ' I Peter Paul, master of pantpmlne, j who K is on the stage at "the New [•theater, will give a 10-minule show j. in front of the newspaper screen ! about 0:30 o'clock. ; I 'know lhat in the big cities the [ papers'frequently plug their Elect- i ion Night parties with free movies— •and" rrinybe even give away a set > of dishes. We've nothing like that.to offer. CgJly Mr. Paul. And he's a panto: mine-man. It IS' absolutely guaranteed that make a speech. WEATHEft FORECAtT - Afkahsas: Scattered ' thuhd'ef* ehowfcfs this afterriobh. Partly cloudy, scattered thundershowefs in south portion tontfiht > 4*TH VEARi-VOL 47—NO. 256 Stor of HOD*. f6#.'>r«H,,l927. Consollddted January 18. 1929. HOPE, ARKANSAS, M^DAY, AUGUST 12, 1946 ^Meorw'YWsbaoW tnfwotli* Aw'rt. PRICE 5c ;' u*al jcray Slaughter Starts War ^urplus Probe By CLAIR JOHNSON .Washington, Aug. 12 —(/P) —Stcp- piiiR into the spotlight yielded by Senate war investigators, the Slaughter committee of the House set out today to. dig deeply into the-administrations handling, of war surpluses. The special inquiry group headed '.-y defeated Rep. Roger C, Slaughter CD-Mo) summoned as its first witness Benjamin F. E ;lds, Washington promoter and r. contracts broker who made a brief -appearance before the Senate committee one month ago today. •Fields at that time had been accused by Senator Mitchell CD- Wash )of offering the senator a $5,000 campaign contribution if he would try to halt the then Impending-expose of the Garsson munitions combine. Fields denied this ,to newsmen, but his testimony before the Senators was cut short' by his refusal \ tq waive constitutional immunity. «f'.Hugh D. Wise,; Jr.; counsel for thq Slaughter, jg9mm|tte.e, ....said " Fields "would be questioned today about how he managed to buy up 538 rolls of scarce wire screening from (the War Assets Administration and Resell it'quickly, at'what was described as a profit of approximately $4,500. Fields has said he got a check for-' almost that amount but contended .the transaction represented >rofit of only about 1,200. hat course the committee's inquiry might take next was .not im- *rnedialcly clear, although Wise has said preliminary testimony indi- Everything Set for Election Tomorrow With candidates closing their campaigns Hempstead citizens' prepared to go to the polls tomorrow alid cast ballots in the preferential primary election. All indications pointed to a heavy vote. Poll tax receipts taken tip at the polls on July 30 have been delivered to the judges and clerks to be given to their owners when they appear to Vote on Tuesday, August 13, Leo Rey, county clerk, announced today. All persons living West of South Hazel Street vote at Ward 1, located at 120 East Third, In the P. J. .Drake building. Voters living cast of South Hazel cast ballots in Ward 1-A, located at B. R. Hamm M6tor Co. The Star will hold its regular election .party, the same setup as in the runoff primary which attracted several thousand persons. Stnfe and local tabulations will bd flashed on a screen furiir ished by the Rialto.and New Thea^ tcrs, and Cobb-Tooley Radio Co. will furnish loud speakers for art* np'uncernents and music. Everyone is .invited. 'Elections officials are nskcd .'to'''telephone' results ,of .theii' pi'ccincts to the Star, Telephone 768, collect. Ward 2—Courthouse. Ward 3—City Hall Ward 4—City Hall Box 5 —Williams Grocery Store Box 6—Hempstead County Lumber. ..Co., The ; ballot, listing, only races ural Flight by 'Scat' Opens Hope's First Airline • • ,t , , • i-ftl*-;- , ,,. • . i / , . " ', •71' •ft. t $200,000 Loss in Blaze at with opposition, follows: Associate .Justice: EDWARD H. PATTERSON E. L. McHANEY Attorney General: GUY E. WILLIAMS SAM ROREX State Treasurer: -J. VANCE CLA''TON ERNEST (W t ,>. - ,DEW Circuit Judge: DKXTER BUSH LYLE BROWN County Judge: FRANK-RIDER FRED A? LUCK County Treasurer: , SYVELL A." 1 BURKE ISABELLE pNSTEADJKcCORKLE Representative. "~ ^jjwm, Augi'^12 *-(#) —Five uusi- ncsg*buildings' were destroyed by ,flrfef,of >Ur)delermified origin With >an ostfrnaled'*lbss7/df, .„ 200,000 here tearly' yesterday?* " f ^ { T y'~' f •', Destroyed'wWe ihe^Kcndall ab-- stract offices, Kelidall seed store, Western AUto associate store, Ritz theater 1 and-Moory cafe.* , 0 Big Melons to Be Displayed in Chicago •Two of Hcmpslcad county's famous watermelons will be placed on display at the 'DeSoto hotel in St. Louis, headquarters for the district Kiwanis u convention " to be held there'-beginning Thursday. .The''melons, a'Tom Watson and a, Triumph,-weighing'111,"and" 101 pounds, are , nflW, On display at Monls Seed Store. ' }'!Lt. 1 ,Gov. Leo Ray, who represents [he .district of Missouri-Kaiisas-Ark- ahsas, "Will take .the melons with him'-, when he leayes early Wednes- dayv Accompanying Mr, Ray will be Mrs. Ray, Jack and Kay Ray anc Miss Alice-Jones. <• '< ~ ~ f ' ;The ,two melons > will provide i watermelon feast for the distric officers and their, wivcs-at the close of the convention. '. •. British Guard Against Trouble 1 " , ' t , \ M fc"' ••L^m 2&& in Dies at Home in Emmet R. W. Wylie, 67, a resident of •Emmet for 40 'years, died at his home -yesterday- of •> a heart attack. He was widely known in this section. , • t ' 'Funeral ' services will be held ;oday.at 4:30 p.m. at the Methodist Church of Ernmet with the By ELIAV SIMON ' "-*V,?| Jerusalem, Aug. 12 — (U) l -' i Alj Two-more battered ships bearing*;'' approximattly 2,000 illegal Jewish ""immigrants arrived today dff tH6/J v ^ 8 >arricaded port'of Haifa, wheffelK;'^ ,he British concentrated warships,-,W lariks and infantry to guard against4'<% outbreaks. " ' ' ' ' ' '"V"^ Fifteen'hundred other illegal'im;-<l migrants aboard five ships in Hai-H-*^ fa harbor awaited their, fate, whllef',,, unconfirmed reports- ' circulated?/! 5 that some refugees were: to > beTs moved soon to camps in Cypi-Us/ 1 * 'Ashore, meanwhile, the trial, of'f 24> Irgun"Zvai Leumi members'^ charged with sabotaging the Haifaf, railroad .shop began in the tense], atmosphere ,of, a .British military.'/f court. The'court was held in the_s« "Arab league.building," less |thari<f| a mile from the harbor. - . '%!( '•The 24 young'Jews on trial, facd'dlf- possible death sentences if ' ""*•=-•" victed: • - ,,,,, Deejj mystery surrounded Brit^f ish military operations and'planS for the-growing throng of refugees*} A passenger linerr the r emptta „ rival,- Was moored-at'thev' l ,cafgo1?3 jetty--and' four landing craft coif- verted inW 1 ; floating cage's ,.waii " in the harbor, i \ , -< ^v?1V^ffi It was rumored that,trie empires rival would' be used to ' transp'ott-^ future immigrant arrivals' r ,io~ Cy-SjvS rus, Earlier repots that the • 1,500^ leady" in .the harbor woukU>*be moved to Cypus were-unconfirmed nd appeared,less (Probable.^.-* -X... The 24" Jews on trial are U>e,6ur-.JS Ivors of 33 who allegedly engage'df 2 roo'ps when-they ran'into a roa'd-* lock on June,,17 after jnining the;*; ailroad* shops. Seven were killed4 utright ar\d two died later. '"^L... The defendants were handcuffedu"'* when- they were take'n 'into court."! a p W GLEN WAEKER" ' •, 1 Y County Surveyor: GORDON PRESCOTT JOE JACKSON Rules for- the Voters to observe were listed today by W. S. Atkins, Chairman-of the Democratic Central Committee: 1. Vote at the box set up for your ward. Voting at any other box would be illegal, 2. Don't crowd into the voting place—the law ; provides that only two voters cari be-in the room at (iatcs.that several persons in and fa time—it' is the duty oi thc-sher •out-n-of government are likely ' to 'find themselves "in a tight post•lion.-"- • Never an administration stalwart," Slaughter's feelings can "hardly have been softened by [President Truman's successful call for his defeat in Missouri's fifth .district primary last week. , Meanwhile in a statement today, .war assets administration said t on the basis of more than • 1,200 investigations by its oompli- "andc-enforcement division during April, May and June there have been 30 arrests, eight government employes. of them Twenty-six indictments also have been returned, the agency said, "predicated upon violation of federal criminal statutes involving bribery, fraud against the government or theft of government pro'" . .' .p'cclaring that "numerous ru- ,jj)urs, accusations and complaints '-Wonlinuc to be the normal byproduct of this mass sales operation," Wise added: "While the majority of the complaints are unfounded, In too many instances investigation has disclosed administrative or criminal irregularities." O : .' Batesville ^ Vets to Hold Meeting '-..' iiutcsvillc, Aug. 12 —M')— The World War Two Veterans • Better Government Committee planned to meet U>dav on the eve of Arkansas' fourth Democratic primary of the summer alter yesterday requesting the resignations of two Independence county officials and two officers of the countv Democratic .committee in connection with al- iff to see that not more than two voters are in'the room at any time —you will probably be in a hurry but remember: that is is difficult if not impossible for the election officials to conduct' the election if crowds arc permitted in the room —••remember you are anxious for a legal election and you can help to make: it such by observing these rules. To the election Judges: ..I.- You are what your title implies. It is your duty to enforce all rules and pass on all questions necessary to make it a legal election, therefore the people expect you to sec to it that only legal votes arc cast and that all' records arc kept as the law provides and I'm sure you will do this. If any question arises about which you arc not certain you have the law and the rules and you should, and I'm sure you will ascertain what the law and rules provide in passing on such questions. o • " ; ' B.W.EdwqrcIs to Construct Factory Site Contract for • construction of a permanent factory site to house Shanhouse & Son, Inc. was let this week to B. W. Edw-ards, local contractor, the Board of Directors of the Hope Industrial Corp. announced. Construction of the 25,000 square feet factory site will start immediately with completion by March 1, 1947. The Shanhouse Company is no'.v located on South Walnut street in temporary quarters. Production of sport jackets has been in progress for some time. The picture shows South Central,Air Transport's first passenger ' plane out of Hope Saturday morninjj for'Little Rock. t '- < fcxp , -An. ., l - • " •'-*''"VJ-":i ; v »!,'---- „ v ,i. , J-jAVl Left to 'rfght:* Pilot Clinton Fpwler; Jesse M. Davis,' advertising- manager'of The Star; Mayor Albert Graves; and Talbot Feltd, Jr.. Mr. Davis and Mr. Feild made a rouridtrlp to Little Rock as the airline's guests on opening day. . ' , Maxie Lived and Died in A Setting of Splendor and Grandeur in Ait Old Castle Germany Rev. Manuel in charge. Scott of Lewisville . He is survived, by his wife, Mrs. Agnes Breed Wylie, two 'daughters Mrs. H. C. Shauver and Mrs. -Otis Townsend of Emmet, 2 sons, Denman and Nallon Wylie of Emmet, a" granddaughter, Ruth Ann Town send of Emmet, '4 sisters, Mrs.tlda Arnett of Hope, Mrs. John Wooda ofiShrcveport, >Mrs, Clint Martin o Colora'do>Sprmgs;;Colo., Mrs. Em mett-Wobteh. of 'Houston, and la bro therrT. G.\Wx)ie of Prescott.. , ** 'Active" •pz4J2ie!afet r sr-TJo& ^'BCat By HAL BOYLE Nuernburg, Germany, Aug. [relation ran for 'the radiator 12 shelter' bill Maxic walked. — dig—(/P)— This is !!30 for Maxie the nity.-iiv every ".waddle, hump-backed mouse who lived ,in He-.had a bad-habit of napping'in LaneyRaps Laxity of Law Officers Little -Rock, 'Aug. 12 — (/P)— Governor Lancy charged today that there Was a "general laxity" in police in local areas except where State Police Question Two Kidnappers . Little Rock, -Aug. 12 —(/P) -Arkansas state police today continued their questioning of two men ar- rcsterl yesterday at Memphis who, ••he officprs said, admitted Kidnap- ing.-and robbery, of a state patrolman. 'F.riday. . .The:two .identified themselves as ,'Shuberl Jones, 21, and Jack Rhcu- ark, Alias Patrick Brown",• 22. At Jirst Jones said he was from Corpus Clu-isti, Tex., and Rhcuark from Tulsa, Okla., But later both a castle, • ate aspirin tablets and dipped his whiskers in beer. The life story ot this stumble- footed rodent begins and ends in ne art-haunted Eberhard ' Fab'cr Castle, a jumble of marble, rococo Master and brick built from the ale of lead pencils. said they Okla. were from Sapulpa, requested was not irrevocable. Slot machines are running in 7>aegcd irregularities in a party election. previous -No indication Was given of the purpose of today's session. • County Clerk R. W. Slurch and Treasurer Ernest Stroud, who are opposed for rcnomination in tomor- fbw's run-off primary, had given np hjnl of their reaction to resolutions adopted by the veterans group asking them to resign. Nor had Chairman Jake Engels nnd Secretary Bert Stephens of the county Democratic committee, also Ci'jla'rrjcd in the resolutions. » 'Tlic veterans, recounting votes ill the July 30 preferential Democi-;M- ic primary under court order agreed to by the committee, said they discovered 217 illegal votes out- of 3,936 cast in the county. The county committee super- 'vised tlic election and Sturch and Stroud arc official ballot box custodians. The recount did not change the result of any race for county office -except to place Norman B. Gray, backed by pertain veteran t tptynty • treasurer. several places,' 'he said. "Some cily councils and city officials are allowing them to operate and collect a fee foi' it." Lanoy declined to name the communities in which this alleged practice was being followed. He said ne would write letters to Arkansas la\y enforcement : which "was worse in some places than others" and commented that his "handsoff" policy of using state court officials and enforcement officers in all counties and communities "after the clcclion", urging them to "tighten up 1 ' on their local situations .and extending the facilities of the state police to them. ' ' ' ' They were taken in bed at a Memphis rooming house and were relumed here after they waived extradition for removal from Ten nessee. State Policeman Lt. Alan Tern plclon said they signed statemnts that they held up State Patrolmai Add Schug after- he Had stopped them between here and Pine Blufi Ark., for touting questioning patrol car with his own handcuffs locked him to the humber of •-' hi From the exalted atmosphere of his birthplace little Maxie acquired a fatal delusion of grandeur. Prowling about a rich library stocked with tales of fabled ex- )loits of teutonic knights, he be- :ame intoxicated with he idea he was a royal mouse, far uu he social ladder from the fu.gilivo litchen-type "handout" mouse. Bolder than his timorous brethren, Maxie took the whole castle "or his range and private surrounding preserve. In his youth, Maxie became hump-backed from, a head on collision with a swinging door. This left him- embittered as Well as telescoped, but in no wise cured him of the romantic delusion that destiny had singled him out to be a real mouse among mice, one of the earth's chosen. He roamed the castle scornful of danger, levying regal tribute on the candy and food stroes of Allied newspapermen and • scaring the skirts off the ladies of, the press, Maxie can descended to share, more or loss on his own terms, a room with myself and G. K. Hodenfield, another Associated our beds. It was very disconcert ing to find a mouse asleep on your pillow,,, even: though he was a personnel acquaintance,To break : him of this, we put in front of the radiator,, reading from left-to right, a cracker, four salted peanuts,' a small puddle of beer and ' a J sugar-coated 'aspirin tablet. Crawling out for his evening today,' Maxic. would race through the cracker and peanuts. Then, stuffed and thirsty: ho would lap. up the beer and,drowsily munch on the surgary aspirin tablet for dessert.' Too full and "weary to climb up bedstead,- he would wander groggily back under the radiator to sleep it off.-That, left everybody satisfied, • ,'.-..-• A German' maid saw him one day scampering about the floor takih ghis morning constitutional. She.ran for the door but returned later and cautiously shoved under a bed an old-fashioned trap baited with a chunck of cheese big enough to choke a> rat, John W. Ames of Hope has" received the following letter from the Army regarding his - son, ,S*aff Sergeant Robert G. Ames, killed in action over Gcrma'ny .January 27, '1943:- • , ( "I am writing you in. reference to your son who gaye his' .life in the service of his country . during the European conflict, -t *"In an offort to furnish thn next of kin with' all, available , details iconcerning casualties among our personnel,- the Army Air Forces recently completed the translation- of several volumes of'captured 'German records. - • - • "In regard to Staff Sergeant Rob ert G. Ames, these records . indicate that he was. :killed in ; action on 27. January 1943, When his B-17 (Flying Fortress) ^was .downed : - at Tossens (53 -degrees 24 minutes N -8 degrees 16. minutes E), Germany. These records also ihdipatc that Sergeant Ames' bpdy .was' recovered and that his remains' were interred iii the. New Cemetery ; ; of Zwischenahn, section M4B, ..grave number one...Zw»schenahn Comet. ery is approximately 30 miles sout of Tossens, near Oldenburg '(53 dc^ grees 9 minutes 'N - ;8 degrees 13 minutes E);.'"... •' •.!;"•-'•' 'i "The Quartermaster General i»i his capacity as Chief, 'American Graves Registration Service, ; ip charged with the responsibility fit notifying the" next of kin ; concerning grave locations of members of the military forces who are killed or die outside the continental limits of the Vnited States. As they are recovered, the remains of those Americans who -were initially, bur Odie Reyenga, Alfred Hickcy and El more 'Dougan. ' ' t , Honorary: Tom arid Mack Gar land, Tom Sncll, "J. B.. Youmans Will Mahan, Jihi Hamilton, -Ernes Beaty, Dave Snell and W. A. Town send. They chanted a Jewish anthem. lg-'. oring the . court's,'request, for/ a" plea, they sat silent until 1 "finally >ne rose and 'said: ' ' V . ,V>, i„ "We fought and fell Ton' the bat-| lefield. We 'demand treatment"as4 prisoners .of war. We«do not recog-1 nize the performan'cefstaged here.'?* Before. Uhatib/ief-gstaternent the« iudge advijcate, Gol*H. Campbell,*! described the charges' of throwing-! explosives and using firearms.. ,Thel damage; in the incident"was*estafl mated at lr $4,OpO,OOO.^The 'explosives'f set ra'gingi-Iires tin '-.theS" railway* workshops ,'at Haifa, 1 , ?>i ^igja *Campbeirhlmself wasr'inAdangera a • week . - ago'.\ Several persons .en-i and robbed him of money. ... pistol and ammunition. Temple ress correspondent. As I reported ton quoted them as saying they : recently, he was strictly a non-si had stolen their automobile ^ ' ' -- '- -'----- -Corpus Christi. in lent mouse as he plodded nitfed about the place. and Parogould Youth Seriously Hurl by Assailant Paraeould, Aug. 12 —(/Pi— J. P. AbeU, 29-year-old .Par.a^ould butcher and war veteran, is in a critical condition at a hospital here of a shutgun wound which Sheriff Pat Robinspn said was inflicted by an assailant who sought to attack Abcll's young woman companion yesterday. The shooting occurred on a bridge east of Paragould, where the couple had ridden pn a motor bike, Robinson 'Mikado', Opera Opens for Play in Japan ,...- Tokyo,'.: Aug.- : 12 '•*-(&)-*• The operetta "The Mikado," once banned in aJpan'by sUp.ersensitive Japanese, oper.ed tonight for a strictly Allied audience as the- most ela-: borate theatrical production of the occupation. Only a'few Japanese have seen the famous operetta. None will be allowed to attend the current per rormances. A few Japanese, guests of niern bers of the cast, attended a dress rehearsal yesterday. "We don't think the way we used to about the emperor, but even so we think the operetta ridicules him and we doi>'t like that very well," said one woman spectator. Ttic cast includes 42 Japanese girls and 15 men. The only othei Japanese witnessing the perform ance are stagehands,'; property handlers and « Jew newspaper and radio men. He was the only mouse I ever aw that c.ould start an echo. If you yelled "scram" at him, IB just frowned in annoyance. Once he was squiring around a poor relation from the basement, showing him the advantages of ife on an airy upper floor. Since ,he room was crowded enough with two newspapermen, I tossed a book in their direction to discourage further tenancy. The poor The first' day nothing, happened xcpl 'a. wo • or GrmanaoiLa.csr except that two other Gcrma employes in the castle got bruised fingers trying to seal he cheese. The next day we saw the trap ourselves and sprung it. Maxie got the cheese for nothing. The next day wo saw the trap ourselves and sprung it. Maxic got the.cheese for nothing. • But maid outwitted us by rebail-r irig the trap under another, bed. Nex morning we , found Maxie there,'still and cold, his nose buried in the fatal cheese, his long gray tail'trailing sliffly from the wire spring-that had closed upon his dreams of greatness. We didn't want to touch the little royal pretender. So the maid wih a sniff picked up what was left of dreamy Maxie and tossed him out his castle window. He was just.a dead mouse in a rain- wet garden. . Moral: If you are doing all right on beer, don't ask for a free lunch, run ied in foreign soil are being, removed to United States military cemeteries. t established in -liberated countries; If the report of your son's • b.urial has not-been received frbrri. the • Quartermaster General, that, official will f'irnish you with definite Information of your son's burial Iqcation, should this information be received from the Commanding General of the Theater concerned, }.,... . 'May the knowledge of your son's valuable contribution to our cause sustain you ifl your bereavement. Sincerely yours. LEQN •• W. JOHNSON Brigadier Gerier-al.U.S. Army Deputy, AC AS-1. 8 August 1946 • , i. . . i Hdqs, Army Air Forces' ' ' ' Washington, D,: C.-:-',. .. Dr. Abington Quits Race on Election Eve Searcy, Aug. ,12,—(/P)— The recent rise of war veteran influence in'Arkansas county politics cropped out in a new quarter today when Dr..W. H,, Abington, 73, one of .the oldest members of the, ; state general assembly in point of service and age, -announced, his-retirement on the eve of White county's Democratic primary tomorrow, Abington, who had •• served m both the state Senate and House continuously since 1922, attributed his retirement, in part, to activities of a group of ..ex-servicemen but said His principal reason was that he could not "get along" with Governor Ben Lancy. The governor was' renominated for a second -term July 30. . :Abinglon's withdrawal left J. Ed Lightio, Jr., of Searcy, World Wai Two veteran, unopposed for his position in the House. His rcsigna tion left White county with only one important race--to be decidec tomorrow in which Slate, Repre sentativc John Ferguson is op posed for re-election by Sam Sulli van, war ' Box^ea Grid Games On Sale Trick Horse Is Stolen at Hrraison Harrison, Aug. 1? •*_ (ty -* "•Dickie," a trick horse owned by Bob Partridge of Goffeyville, Kas., and valued at 500 was stolen from the rodeo grounds here last night. The horse performed in the second annual Harrison r.odeo yesterday afternoon. Police said someone apoarently backed a truck into the grounds dur$ing the night and carted "Pickle" away. % ' t Six Arrested for Theft of Ton of Sugar Blytheville, Aug. 13 '—(/P) persons are. awaiting grand jury action here on chao-ges growing out of allegpd theft or more than a ton of sugar from the Blytheville canning company factory during the psst month, officers reported, yesterday. They said the thefts occurred st intervals and that the sugar was sold a about double the marke price. Liquor Case* in ^rp Decline Since War | Washington, Augls 12 • — W— New- cst 'reports show a sharp decline of arrests and stijl seizures in liquor cases since pre-war days. In June 1940 revenue men took 911 stills aiid made" 2,072 arrests. In June 1946 seizures totaled 515; James .H,, Jones announced ',to~2 day that box. seats will go on sale? Wednesday,, August 14. All ' " ans who h,ad,boxes last yt_. . e given opportunity to purchase^ ic same box again this year, ox will accomodate eight.pt .ny football fan desiring.box nould Contact the-High School Of^ co immediately. The price of b eats will'run from $8.00' down '.. 5.00 per season, according to the ocation of. the box, ' Five rows of seats in the _ n front of the Press Box will 16 reserved on the basis of "firs', .,. ome-firs.1 s,eived." The prices o(J| hese .reserved seats will be $1.00,.* icr seat for the season, There,' /ill be only 163 of Ihese seats re? ervcd. We will play six home his season, The cost of box 1110 at;cii?iMit j, 41 v \f\ja ^ MA MLJJV oca VMM If v and reserved seats does not include^ 1 " » admission to the games, You rnay.^-^ reserve box seats and reserve4 A'f- seats in the stands by coming lo^v he High School Office or calling. Jf* in your reservation. The price our games this year will r>t Adulls $1 00, all tax included,Students $.35, all lax included. Fo additional information call the, S V / High School Office, phone 167. ' arrests 656. . The reports showpd the . trend . was general throughout the counr try, the Internal Revenue Bureau said. ••''. Seizures In June }940 and 1946 by regions included: -.-."• District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia 215. and 127; Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South' Caro lina 326 and Kentucky and Tennessee J<H end. 53; Ipuisiaua, Ld Follette Makes Bid As Republican Milwaukee, Aug. 12 — (IP)—' Sen Robert M, La Follette, Jr., founde a d moving spirit of the recentl disbanded State Progressive Party inakes his-bid to retain his con gressiohal seat as. a Republica candidate in tomorrow's Wisconsi primary. ".'.,.. La Follette, now 51, has serve as a ^Progressive fpr 12 of his ' years in the "Senate but 1 led h Progressive party bagk into the QOP fold lasVMarch after it suffered a series .of setbacks. His .opponents are Circuit Judge Joseph R. McCarthy; an ex-marine captain, and PCrry J. Stearns, Milwaukee lawyer. McCarthy carries the endorsement of the GOP party organization. The Democratic candidate, former Rep, Howard J. McMurray, is unopposed. ' While La Follette has based his short campaign on his record, both his opponents have charged that is voting has been "isolationist." La Follelte last week stepped into the gubernatorial campaign bv endorsing be candidacy of Ralph M. Immell. former state adjutant general and a veteran of both wars. Immell is opposing the 83-year old Governor Walter S. Goodland and Delbert J. Kenny, West Bend businessman, who is the regular GOP organization's nominee. fr*'*\ Swedes Probe Mystery of Rockets By MATS L^NDQUIST -, >-,,„ StocKholm, Aug. 12 -(UP)—Tho. 1 ;-''! Swedish army sent investigatory «,t| today to central Sweden whereEV rockets wore reported to liay< crashed last night during a veri.,.. table shower of the mysteri^Ui*- missiles. \ The strange rockets zoomecj', thiough the Swedish skies in greatp 1 * er number than ever before. A4.' army source said the visitation, was regarded as "most seriow? ie said the time had come for all-out effort to establish origin the rocket?, - •,- ;• ' -• v;-^: Most "uncbiifirmed theories that the .Russians were e; ,_,„,,, menting with rockets or flyJiTpsI aombs and Gprman scientists -•"- rielpiiig them with their w~" Baltic was the favorite zone for the Nazi v-weap.o kig the war. Peenemuende. in Pomerania near the Baltip, one of the fJazis' biggest basr secret weapons. • Rockets were reportedl to crashed at three points or -,,,„,, in central Sweden* last night.V?Ifl'f dispatcWng investigators,' *"" ""*" peeking jnformaion upon authorities libited that the; seeking information upon base pr<' '-missiles protests'against firing i ilcs over uiis country. refused, to ' into detail, -o- Africa contains 4Q the word's potential water

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