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_,*., «!* UM*"* **T» f HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Wcdnodoy, AuflUit 14, 1946 Hunting and fishing Ideal |>n Strom Creek |j' By PAUL ROSENFIELD I-!Little Rock, Aug. 12. -(UP) .si'. By this time next year, a sizeable |T;.pefe«intage of the expected 6,000.- VoOft Arkansas vacationers of 1947 I "tortbably will keep the asphalt hot on all roads leading to Storm Creek fn Phillips County. Although the lake — six miles northwest of Helena—is well out at range of the Ozark resorts, in• 5 terest in Storm Creek has been at a high peak since early ^spring; Not only have several of the best ' catches of the year been reported from there, but it is ideally situat- ... ed and warrants the new develop-. I' 'ment plan that may make it one of the tbp-notch recreation spots in Arkansas. While the blueprints for an overall .plan were drawn some time ago, the first man to knuckle down to business as a former lieutenant cplonel in the Air Corps —Van , Dowda, formerly of Cisco, Te.\. , Dowda has a 10-year lease on concession rights at the lake with the option to renew for another lu y *Dowda plans to build a dancing ' pavilion, open up concessions including a snack bar, and rent boats. He plans to build his home on the lake property. Sites lor- private cottages will be leased for $25 a year. Grading work at some * of the locations already has been S -In Helena, Oliver Finley, chair- J nian of the Recreational jComrnit- " tde of the Phillips County Chamber of Commerce, says that a power line and telephone'communications s to the lake will be completed late this Summer. -•'••' ! Although the vacation season, is " too far advanced for the Storm Creek camp to materialize this , summer, Finley predicts that huge crowds,can be handled in 1947. *TJp around Newport in:Jackson County—where many a- fishing "< story has had its birth this sea"' son — whenever anglers get together the name of Burkett" 'some' "how always enters into the con ' verstion. „"• • And here's-the reason: When fisherman talk, they talk about big fish. Big fish and the Burkctt family are synonymous in Jack- 'son County. To begin with, Lock•wood Burkctt is just about tops among the piscatorial enthusiasts in Jackson County. "And then there's his son—young Sammy Burkett—whose most recent feat in fishing annals is landing a fourpound bass. To add the crowning touch to a great triumvirate that arc literally death on the finned trib, Mrs. Burkett now is in number one position in the women's division in a fishing con ' test sponsored by an auto supply ' store m Newport. She boasts a bass weighing fiv pounds and four ounces. Her catcl puts her in third place in the con test. , r --As to the secret of the Burket success, it could easily lie in th " individual skill of each member o the family. But Newport citizens have noticed that the -Burketts never reveal the locality where they catch all the big ones. " The 1946 fishing guide put put by A. S. Bornes and Company—a state-by-state encyclopedia of fish- infe in the United States—rdoes jus- 'tice to Arkansas as a fishing state. ...Five complete pages are deyot ,ed to this favorite sport in Arkansas. ',Bayou areas, rivers and mountain streams are given full play in "'the magazine, and particular emphasis is placed on the .Arkansas, '"White, Ouachita, St.' "Francis, Fourche La Fave, Tyronza 'and Cossatot Rivers. Fishing in the Buffalo also comes in tor a good sized paragraph. ,' Bandits Continue to Elude Posse in Mountains Antlers, Okla., Aug. 13. .— A ' cat-mouse chase of 100 possemen for two bank bandits continued to Air-Sea Monster Hears Completion A good idea of the tremendous size of Howard Hughes' 200-ton flying boat Hercules, the worlds largest, is given in the photo above, showing the craft nearing completion at the Wilmington, Calif., graving dock. The 220-foot hull is 30 feet high and 25 wide, with wingspread of 320 feet Goat Survivors of Atom Test Recuperating Chicago, Aug. 12 — (IP)— Four goats'which survived the first test drop of the atomic bombs at Bikini June 30 are recuperating at the Argonne National Laboratory at the University of Chicago. The four are being observed to determine late .effects of the radiation damage suffered . when the bomb exploded,; Miss Peggy Swift, associate, physiologist, said. The goats showed severe signs of "radiation sickness" within the two weeks following the blast.but now all are lively and in apparent ood health. .Miss Swift stated. however, hematological studies ave disclosed that the bone mar- ow in some remains affected, ince- the white cells in their blood re fewer than 'normal. • , v • : —-o-— Chicks Gain on Idle Southern Leaders By the Associated ress Atlanta and Chattanooga, on the op in that order in the Southern Association, were idle last night and third-plarc Memphis made the jest of the situation by improving its position with a 3 to > 0 white wash of Mobile. • Byron Cook tossed five-hit ball at'the Bears in leading Memphis to .its seventh straight triumph. He ianned 14 to highlight his eleventh victory of the campaign. Only six thin percentage points separate the Chicks from second- place Chattanooga. The New Orleans Pels defeated Little Rock 6 to 4 on 10 hits and moved into the first division at the expense of the Nashville Vols, losers to Birmingham. Jim Strickland, the first Pel up in the first, belted a homer inside the park and started the fireworks that kept the Cellarite Travelers n trouble throughout the game. At Nashville, the Barons put lown Nashville rallies in both the •igh'th and" ninth,to turn the.trick, to 3. It was .ahe sixth cbnsccu- ive. defeat 'for.'the Vols. ^Tonight's .games: ^Atlanta at, Chattanooga • Birmingham at Nashville Mobile at Memphis New Orleans at: Little Rock. Mae Meets Muscle day in the rugged Kiarriichi moun- ;ains of ' southeastern "Oklahoma with the outlaws so hard pressed :qr food that they, tried: to steal a sack • of potatoes from a farm woman. '. -. 'Mrs. Lewis Trent, who lives three miles west of here, told officers-she surprised a man — tall, dark-haired and answering the description of one of the robbers — in her house as she returned from gathering eggs. He was attempting :to steal a sack of potatoes. : She related the man knocked her against a backyard fence and fled a few minutes before Highway Patrol Captain Dale Petty came along. RUPTURED SEE THIS NEW DOBBS TRUSS STRAPLESS BELTLESS " BULBLESS It holds the muscles together with a soft concave pad. Keeps Rupture tightly closed at all times while working, lifting, walking or swimming. Light weight, touches body in but two places. Reason should teach you not to place a bulb or ball in the opening of rupture, which keeps muscles spread aparl. Is Sanitary (Can Be Washed) , R. W. Bradford, Factory Representative, will demonstrate the comfort and security of the Dobbs Truss at Hotel Barlow, Hope, Arkansas, Saturday, Aug. 17—one day pnly. See this demonstration, without obligation. "Home Office for Arkansas, 310 W, 7th Street, Little Rock (With Harris-Vaught Artificial Limb Co., Phone 4-3578) I wish to thank my friends who voted for me and supported me in my candidacy for re-election as Treasurer of Hempstead County in the Democratic Primary of August 13th. §incerely, Onsteod McCorkle "Mr. America," who is 22-year-old Alan Stephan, of Cicero, 111., has a Hollywood rival who sneers at him as a "musclebound mess," but Mae West, considered something of an authority, thinks Alan's a bit of all right. Above, in their recent Chicago meeting, Mae pats his biceps and declares that he should be called "Mr. Absolutely Everything." 'Big Lizzie' Gets Dolled Up Like any WAC, WAVE or SPAR, the first thing "Big Lizzie" wanted after her honorable discharge from war service was a nice outfit of bright-hued "civvies" to replace her drab wartime garb. "Big Lizzie," being the Queen Elizabeth, world's largest passenger ship. Above,'she's pictured at Liverpool, England, with her new coat of black, red and white, traditional Cunard-White Star colors Note after part is still in gray war paint.' Anyway, THIS Pig Swims Red Cross Conference in Geneva Reflects World Fear of Another War ®- The controversy over whether or not pigs can swim, touched oft by reports from Bikini that atomic bomb test pig No. 311 was found swimming in the lagoon hours after the explosion, appeared in a Kirland, Wash., test. Tossed into Lake Washington from a bathing raft, shooed along by comely aquatic swineherds, "Gardenia," pig seen in photo, made the GO feet to shore in 10 seconds. By J. M. ROBERTS, JR. AP Foreign Affairs Analyst While the delegates were gathering in Paris for what someone has described as "an Allied conference to make peace among themselves," one of the world s great humanitarian organizations •— the lied Cross — was meeting in uc- ncva and, among other things, discussing preparations for 'war. A correspondent writing from the former scat of the League of Nations, where numerous organizations have met this year m the interests of the general welfare, says: "Genovcse are optimistic aooul their town's future as a center of international .toodwill and peace. However, the general hopefulness is somewhat clouded by a shadow emanating from the discussions at the International Red Cross conference, where delegates arc unanimously concerned about the Sees Longer Life Soviet Prof. Alexander A. Bogo- molcts, above, head of the Kiev Institute, may soon visit the U. S. to tell Americans first-hand about his A. C. S. scrum which, he says, may extend man's normal life span to 150 years. The G5-year-old biologist says Rust g:a is using, the serum in "tremendous quantities." Clubs Peace The Peace Home Demonstration Hub met August 8th with Mrs. R. E. Long. Five members were present. The meeting was called to order by the President, Mrs. Hurd. Devotional Luke 12:16-3-1 was .read by Mrs. Long followed by repeat- ng the Lords Prayer. The song 'How, Row Row Your Boat" was sung. Roll call was answered by telling how to start fires inside and outside houses. Reports from leaders showed there had been two new dishes made, three dresses, one gown, two sun suits, two blouses, one bed spread and 555 quarts of fruits and vegetables had been .canned. Butter beans, corn, turnips, cucumbers had been planted. Three games were played "Truth of Consequences", dropping pennies in a small glass under water. Helen Soolcn won Ihe prize clolhcs pin apron) for dropping Ihc mosl pennies in Ihe glass. Guessing Ihc different kinds of money by feeling it with bare toes was won by Mrs. Stroud. Miss Wcstbrook gave a demonstration on treating beans and peas for home use and planting. The meeting adjourned to meet wilh Mrs. Hurd September 3rd. Demonstration on Rcfinishing Old Floors will be given. Cookies and cc drinks was served. threat of a future war, which all Ihink possible." Delegates arc said to have discussed "with great interest" a Bolivian proposal which called for the establishment of security zones for mothers and children in war areas, as far as possible from military objectives and industrial centers, where life and education could go on wmle their menfolk sought lo destroy each olhcr. A strikingly similar idea comes from 48 members of the Swiss parliament, who have suggested that their government should propose, at forthcoming international conferences, the creation on all continents of "oases of huinanil}' 1 consisting of. whole neutralized countries where people of all nationalities could seek refuge during wars. The proposal, in the form of a public appeal, says "thinking In 1 .inanity is more and more convinced that the end of the last war has not brought a true peace" and that "the gap between west and east grows ever larger.' 'There is no other way, the statement continues, "lo save millions from certain death than lo create these cases of humanity where every man would have the same rights whatever his nationality and where his economic situation would be assured." There immediately arise numerous questions with regard '-o the Paris conference should be coincidental with the cry from Switzerland: "Save the women and children." Kidnappers Admit Nine Automobile Thefts in 3 States Little Rock, Aug. 13 —(/I')—Jack Rheuark, 22, and Hubert Jones, 21, both of Sapulpa, Okla., who are held for the kidnaping and robbery of State Patrolman Add Schugg last Friday have admitted nine automobile thefts in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas since last April, State Police LI. Alan Tcmplctou announced. Tcmplclon said bolh also admitted a jail break at Hoxie, Kas., that Rheuark told of a second break in which Jones did not participate from jail at Eric, Kaa. The police lieutenant said they would be arraigned for a preliminary hearing here tomorrow on charges of robbery and kidnaping. 8 o MISS CHICAGO FROM I-O-WAY Chicago, Aug. 10 —(/P)— Miss Gloris Lcachma, 20, was chosen "Miss Chicago" over M rivals in a judging contest last night. But Miss Lcachman lives in suburban Evanston, wher she at- cnds Northwestern University and icr home is in DCS Moincs, la. Gi Influence Spreading Over South Here's my dime! ! Symbolizing the fighting spirit of the American eottsn industry In its battle for markets against artificial fibers, paper, and foreign growths, the poster reproduced above is the theme piece of tba Na' tiona! Cotton Council's industry-wide campaign for » battle fund ti meet tho threat of cotton'* competition. The poster will b* promi uently displayed in (Your) county cotton gins, warehouses, oil mill*, cottoa buyer's offices during the current ginning season. ; 'By HENRY LESESNE -Atlanta, Aug. 13 —W—The G influence in Dixie politics — whicl surged so spectacularly in the Athens, Tcnn., balllc of ballols anc builds — is spreading. .The Tennessee flare-up was violent manifestation of a move ment which had already gained foothold in the South of the one arty political system and deep- iealed tradition. A mass meeting of V9terans is ow scheduled for Alarno, Tcnn., VIonday night, avowedly ior the purpose of forming a national vel- erans political organization io 'wipe out machine politics." It is spearheaded by John Paul Bullcr, 2G-year-old defeated legis- ativc candidate, who said "our 'irsl interests will be in Tennessee and Arkansas, then over the South." . , Oddly, the only states which have lowered Ihe voting age to IB are in the South — Georgia and South Carolina. Georgia did il a few years ago, South Cuvolina only recently. , In Georgia every fifth member of the elected legislature is a vet cran of World War II. In Georgia, too a cornmillec of cx-GI's is collecting funds to fight Ihe county unit system in the courls. The country unit system, unclci which Gene Talmadgc was elected governor without a plurality of the popular vole, is being attacked in the federal courts on grounds ' it abridges, equal rights. In North Carolina a group of World War II veterans has organized the "Norlh Carolina GI Democrats" and announced plans for active participation in future clcc- While nominally Democratic, bolh Tennessee and Norlh Carolina arc two party stales. Negro voting is nol an issue in these stales as it is in the rest of the South. Negroes have voted in these stales for years. Akansas, which held ils primary recently, is another stale where the GI's arc raising a clamor. A vcl crans group at Balesvillc is charg< ing eleclion irregularities and ask' ing removal of certain officials. The latest "incident" in the South involved a group of armed ex-GI's and farmers who came into Scottsboro, Ala., seized county road machinery and starlcd road work themselves. The group had long been disgruntled at the county's delay in doing roadwork in lhair commun ity. An ex-GI spokesman for the 150 "volunteer" workmen laic plans to "impeach" two road com missioners. • The Athens, Teiln., up hcaval un seated a long-entrenched politiea organization. Other elections in the South recently have ended the grip of two other powerful machines— in New Orleans and in Richmonr (Augustai county. Georgia. In the latter, the Cracker parly dominant for more than two dec adcK, was overthrown with Uic ai of a large bloc of Negroes, volin for the first time. Alabama, which has the mos drastic poll tax of nil the sevc stales retaining the levy, does no require war veterans, either whit or black, to pay the lax. The firsi U. S. patent was issue in 17UO to Samuel Hppkins for new mettsod of making pot an Victory The Victory Home Dcmonstra- ion Club met on Augusl 7 al Mrs, Clalborne Rowe's wilh Miss West- jrook, eleven members and one 'isitor, Mrs. Lacie Rowc, present. The President, Mrs. William Schoolcy, was in charge of the bus ness meeting. Miss Sally McCorkle Rave the history of the song "Row Rosv, Row Your Boat" and "Love ly Evening." The group was divided and sang "Row Row Row Your Boat". Mrs. Howe'gave the devotional and Mrs. Ames read the minutes of the last meeting. Roll was answered by how many family starts fires indoors .and outdoors. The September meeting will be at Mrs. John Aliens and each member is to bring three birthday gifts. Miss Wcstbrook gave a very in lercsting demonstration on making silver polish. ' Mrs. Harold Marcum wore the thrift garment. Mrs. Bill Burke, Mrs. Bub Ames and Mrs. Carl Gilbert had birthdays in Augusl and each received very pretty and useful Rifts from the possibility of implementing such programs. But it is not their feasibility, or even their desirability, that make's them important. It is the idea behind them — the silua- lion that causes people to be thinking along these lines; A striking commentary of the times thnt Ihc ALLGI's Interested in FLIGHT TRAINING Contact Vet Office or B. L. Rcttig at the airport • Flight Instructions • Rides • Charter Trips HOPE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT Agent for SCAT Airline olhcr members of Ihc club. The meeting adjourned by saying the Club Crocd. 1 / illowifng the meeting the club had the annual | picnic in Mrs. Rowe's pasture. o — Muggsey Is Back Home and Youth Is Happy Oklahoma City, Aug. —(/I')— Muggsey was back home today romping with Jim- mic and u monlh's worry at Ihe James S. Topham home here was over. Mugftscy is a red cocker spaniel who disappeared in New Orleans a month ago while the Tophams were there on vacation. His eight-year old on vacation. His eight-year old master, J i m m i e Topham, wrote a lellcr to the Times- Picayune afler all other efforts to find the dog had failed. The Idler was published is bolh the Times-Picayune and the New Orleans Stales. A newsboy found Muggsey Friday. When Ihc train rolled in Sunday night, wilh Muggsey in the baggage car, the Topham family was there to meet him. As the expressman ripped open the crate, Jimmie clasped the dog in his arms and cried: "Muggsoy, Muggsey, oh Muggsey." The dog wiggled all over and wagged his tail. The boy and the dog rolled on the railway stalion platform as Jimmie said, "You'll never be gone from us again Muggsey." Being the unopposed candidate for County Clerk has made, me very humble but deeply grateful: Humble as I realize the responsibility of a public official, but deeply grateful for the trust and confidence you, the people of Hempstead County, have shown in allowing me to make one of the most pleasant campaigns ever made for such an office in this county. With a heart full of gratitude and a sincere desire to serve you well, I thank you, Robert C. Turner Protection PLUS Mt. Ida Man Freed of Rape Charges Mount Ida, Aug. 1.3 (UP 'i — James S. Davis,. 36-year-old tanner of Forrester, Ark:; was free today of charges. of raping a 22- year-old married -Negro" woman last July 26. : . .,,;' He was acquitted .after an all- county day trial in Montgomery circuit court yesterday. Hospital Purchase by Pine Bluff Is Opposed Pine Bluff, Aug. 13. — lU) — Mayor F.mmcU Sanders went on record yesterday as being opposed lo any attempt, of Ihc cily to pur chase the Davis hospital. The mayor said the purchase v.ould be unwise in view of two olhcr obligation recently incurred by the city—improvement of Grider field and the Hardin drain pro ject. DO YOU PAY YOUR BETS? A man usually pays the bets he loses. One bet, how ever, is unpaid by many ... the gamble on the uncertainties of their own financial security in old age, or that of their families should death deprive them ol their support, Are you making that sort of bet? If you become disabled or die, will you or your family have enough life insurance protection to remain independent an* not suffer from privation? A Woodmen life insurance certificate guarantees protection against these uncertainties of life. And while you build this security for yourself and your family, you also can enjoy the "plus" benefits of Woodcraft! fraternal and social activities, Sec the local Woodmen representative. Let him tell you about safe, sound Woodmen insurance protection and the many "protection plus" benefits Woodmen members enjoy. WOODMEN EWORLD J4fe Insurance Society OMAHA, NEBRASKA Q9B ASSETS EXCEED $155.000,000 GUY J. DOWNING, 208 Bonner Street Hope, Arkdnio* Our Daily 1 Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex. H. Washburn——' Arkansas Depends on Us Forests There's a good practical news it* 1 "/! for landowners and Icmmls. alike in the August issue of the Arkansas Hesources & Development Commission's news letter. It's an appraisal of the importance of our Umber. Says Ihc news letter: "Take away Ihc forests of Arkansas and the slate's economy would die. Life could not exist. "Take away fire protection over our forests and the end would be the same, although slower in arriv in}-. .''Arkansas' 20 million .acres of p'.5valcly-owncd forests arc second only lo agricultural land in importance to Arkansas and the nation. Wood Is the basis of our biggest industry. Our 20 million acres have a potential value of •1 billion dollars — in the woods." And then the news letlcr goes on lo say lhal during Ihe tirsl six monlhs of Ihis year Ihcre were 2,001! forest fires which burned :i!).U!)5 acres of trees — u minimum loss of $120,000, and a possible ' *s of $8,000,000, depending on If* individual forest valuations. jfiilher figure is important enough to justify our continued support of all fire protection measures in Arkansas — for a timber reserve wasted without any return in other sveallh forms is an irreparable loss. -tt -K *• By JAMES THRASHER United Foreign' Policy It has been suggested thai Sen. Warren R. Austin be appoinlcd an Undersecretary of State or elevated to a Cabinet post when he assumes Vf duties as Ihis country's chief delcKiite to the United Nations. The suggestion, though Republican in origin, seems, logical, desirable and untingcd by politics. Further, it is likely to find favor with President Hope WEATHER FORECACt > Arkahsa's: partly cloudy this afternoon, tonight and Friday; scat' tcred afternoon thundershowers Friday. 47TH YEAR: VOL. 47—NO. 259 Star of HODS. 1899: Press, 1927, Consolidated January 18. 1929. HOPE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 1946 (AP)—Means Associated Press (NEA)—Means Newsoaoer Enterorlse Ass'n. PRICE Sc COPY Underground in Palestine Stirs More Trouble By ELIAV SIMON Jerusalem, Aug. 15 —(UP)—A telephoned warning that the Jcru- 1cm general poslofficc was about to be blown up sent hundreds of employes scrambling from the building today and tied up communications for three hours. The underground's war of nerves against the British was in full tilt. The anonymous warning that the poslofflce was marked :"or destruction was the second such message in two days. (A Jerusalem dispatch 1.n the exchange telegraph reported that Barclay's bank and the Municipal building also received warnings and were evacuated.) The telephone and telegraph em- ployes in the poslofficc buildint sought shelter while police anc army units searched the building for explosives. Last night a strict ccnsorshij: was imposed on all telephone con vcrsations throughout the Holy Land. Authorities look the step ii hope of preventing further false alarm. Nevertheless today'. Truman well as Congress. VFW to Hold Watermelon Party August 21 In a regular meeting here last light the VFW heard Fred Manas- jo, El Dorado, discuss accomplish- ncnts of the organization in Arkansas. Short talks also were given by Homer Howard, comman- Icr of the Prcscott post who Blended with three other members of the Nevada county group. Arrangements were made to hold i watermelon parly at Fair park, Wednesday, August 21. All members ,'irc urged to attend and bring .1 guest. U. S., German Police Nab Counterfeiters Frankfurt, Aug. 15 (UP) — Congress Again Refused Records in Surplus Case By GEORGE E. REEDY, JR. Washington, Aug. 15 — (UP) .— Benjamin F. Fields ioday continued to defy Congress by refusing for the fourth time to produce records that had been subpoenaed by a special House committee investigating surplus property. The committee has stated earlier that such Field's refusal would result in his being held in contempt of Congress and his case turned over to the speaker of the House for reference to a federal grand Such a move would be consistent wilh Ihc bipartisan, or rather nonpartisan, complexion of our foreign policy. This lack of political division on international affairs is certainly one of the happiest pages in the current history of our foreign 'Olalions. That history is not un- Iconded, but at least there is now no fear that the United Stales will of repeat the unfortunate chain ( events which followed the first World War. Credit must be Riven lo Ihc men and women of bolh parlies who have rofus-ed to make political capital of mistakes of judgment and potential division:; of public sentiment. But a large share of lhat credit is due Mr. Truman, whose shrew appointments' have paid of! handsomely. •.» Perhaps il should be said lhal a isVecedcnl was set for him by tlic ttite President Roosevelt; who ap pointed Ihc prominent young Kcpub lican liberal Harold Slasscn as i delegate to the UN meeting in Sar Francisco. II should bo addct however, thai Mr. Slasscn achisvec his place of prominence at tha meeting rather through his own la lenls than through special consider alion. . . , . , Mr. Truman's political wis-lon led him to name Republican Sen Arthur Vandcnberg as Secrelar .Byrnes' associate and advisci *rfl< np with Democratic Sen. Tom Connally, in the Big Four foreign ministers' negotiations. This has i-psulled in undcvialing support of S, Mr. Byrnes by one of the most I respected, able, and persuasive ' members of the Republican Senate ; delegation. ! Then, in appointing the equally able and respected Senator Austin ! to his important scat at the Uni! led Nations conference table, Mr. ,,' Tinman assigned to the Republican Parly a further active rcsponsi- l\ >jilily in the nalion's external af- [j Jairs. . 5 In this connection it is hard to i avoid a rueful speculation on what i mi^hl have happened if Woodrow 1 Wilson had shown Ihc same poll\i tical wisdom. Bui instead of listens' j n( > to the sensible advice thai he choose such outstanding Rcpubli- ,' cans as Lodge, Taft, Hughes or '• Boiah, he picked on aging and obscure diplomat named Henry White as Ihc chief Republican rcp- rpsentalive in Ihc American delegation lo the P.aris peace conference and fell' keenly, probably ac- warning tied up all telegraph anc long distance telephones as wcl as local circuits. Many of the employes refuser, to return to work even after ai exhaustive search of the buildini had uncovered no explosive. Th warnings were similar to that )as month which preceded the blowing up of the King David hotel. Security forces Were strengthened in Haifa as the dingy refugee vessel "Katricl Yaffc" with its car- o of uncertified immigrants was cd up behind the British cruiser Mauritius. Deportation was cxpcct- d lo be carried out in the same nanncr as the shipment of 1300 cfuficcs Tuesday. (The Irgun Zavai Leumi clandes- inc transmitter broadcast an ap- jcal to Palestine Jews tor "a gen- 2ral revolt and the creation of a ewish people's sovereign indc- >cndent government," accorlding o a BBC report heard by NBC.) An air of expectancy hung over Haifa. Police clashed with several American and German police reported jointly today the smashing of an international counterfeiting ring in which three U. S. War Department employes were arrested in Frankfurt. Authorities said the ring had headquarters in occupied Germany and its tcnacles reached •cycral European capitals. One official said that if all the leads in the case were follovycd, it would lake every criminal investigator in the European theater. Twenty-two Germans, one of whom was wanted by the French as a suspected war criminal, were arrested. They were accused of trafficking in counterfeit $50 bills nd English pound notes. The three Americans arrested in 10 case wore former soldiers. 'hey were among those who com- jury- Fields told the committee that he had already produced all the records in his posscsion. The committee wanted additional records concerning a Ice thai lie split on a transaction in surplus wire screenings. "If I had any other records I would be very hapfcy lo_ .furnish lundred demonstrators the city's streets last night, charging ;hem with batons. Several persons were injured slightly. The mas.s Protest followed the funeral of Ihree Jews killed in Tuesday's dc porlation rioting. The verdict in the case of 22 Jewish youths facing a Britisl military court on charges of at lapking Ihe ' Haifa railroad - shop may be delivered today. Life sen lenccs were imposed, observer believed an outburst of violence would be certain to follow. The "Kalricl Yaffc" with its Gl refuges arrived in Haifa earl; Tuesday, as Ihc first load of rcf ugccs was being dispatched t Cyprus. The immigrants lined th rails last night while Jcwis agency officials shouted to them Strong military guards barro the public from the cargo jelly Boats with barbed wire cages sli were moored in the harboi Ashore, restaurants and thcatoi were almost empty, just as Ihcy were in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. British troops avoided the Jewish places of . entertainment, even though the army non-fraternization order no longer was in effect. A new quota of 1COO immigration certificates for the month ending Sept. 14 was .officially announced last night. Of these 1500 will bo for Jews. This means that 1500 illegal immigrants who landed in June and have since been detained in the Alhilil camp will be released and permitted to sclllc. them lo this committee, Fields, Secretory Byrnes Warns That Mrs - Elisa Jones Peace Conference Must Stick to Potsdam Agreements By WILLIAM B. KING Paris, Aug. 15 — — U.S. Scc- etary of State James .•.-.- Bvrncs, i an addrcs patently aimed at soviet Russia, told the peace con- crcnce today that economic rcatics concluded in contradiction f the Polsdam agreement would cad to "enslavement and cxploita- ion." Al Ihc same time Byrnes took xccplion to Russian allegations — made during the debate on Italy's italcment to the conference — that :ertain nations had enriched thcm- ielves during the war. "Now what great power enriched tsclf during war," Byrnes lained recently thai they had ecu held too long without any hargcs being made against them. Officials said that the ring, while prcading bills in Paris, Moscow, "Yankfurt and Berlin, also deallh i black marketing and narcotics is sidelines. The alleged war criminal, a ''rankiurt jeweler, will be turned ver to the French. He was trapped vhen Americans tried lo buy plati- nim from him. The biggesl cache of bills was bund cemented into a wall of a Trankfurt apartment belonging to one of the Germans. The amounts involved in the whole case were not revealed.... The nfyuiry has been going on three nonlhs and still was not complete. Officers said one of the Americans was suspected of forging money orders and currency control books. Police said they forestalled an effort to.start dealing in morphine, seizing' the Americans before the first deal was carried out. said. "There arc no records unli the auditor sets them up." "There are no transactions on tcrcd in any book in coneclior with bronze wire screening." Committee Chairman Roger P Slaughter, D., Mo., carefully took Fields over the entire ground cov crcd by Ihc committee subpoena Fields had thrcatend la have the commitle c members them selves subpoenaed by a grand jury if it eiles him for contempt. Slaugh ter scoffed at tlic threat sayin Fields had no such authority. Slaughter asked Fields whether, he had brought cancelled checks, cash book, ledger sheets, or any other paper that would show details of the fee. The only memorandum that Fields has furnished the committee thus :far names two of the men whom he furnished the checks'as John Doe. Following the conclusion of Fields' testimony, Slaughter notified the official committee reporter to note in the record the return of Fields' subpena. Presumably, this was a formality incident upon presentation of contempt charges. Fields had identified the two John Does as John Brunei- and Howard W. Payne. He professed to have no knowledge of Bruncr's asked. "I certainly know of none. I .'hope he (the Soviet spokesman) was not referring to the United "talcs." Byrnes declared lhat the war cosl Ihe United Stales $400,000,000,100 "loaned by Ihc American pub- iic,.' but was "seeking no recompense." "Before America was attacked Franklin D. Roosevelt a nnounccd that the United States would be the symbol of democracy," he added. "America has asked for no recompense olhcr than the freedoms- she sought for all mankind. America seeks no territories or recompense." Byrnes added that the United Stales was willing to help in the economic rebirth of any nation. He spoke after Foreign Minister Jan Masaryk of Czechoslovakia had told the conference lhat Hun garian Foreign Minister anos Gy ongyosi had tried to "gl"."" 1 "vr"-' his nalion's record as an Axis salcl lite by castigating Cz.ecnoslovaKi; There was loud applause in th in an address before the parle yesterday. There was loud applause in th onfercncc chamber When Byrnes aid the United States would offer reciprocal friendship to any na- on." Foreign Minister V. M. Mololov .slcnod intently as Byrnes spoke i a firm voice, occasionally gcs- uring with one hand. The American secretary praised olh Italy and Greece and objecl- d to recent speeches by Russian nd other Slav delegates giving the 'impression that other countries vere more democratic than Italy ccausc they have harmonized heir views with the Russians." Cries of "hear, hear" sounded .om the benches of English speaking delegates when Byrnes •eferred to Italy's new "democrat- c government." There was a clear reference to Russia when Byrnes said that the draft treaties "permit every country to exploit its own resources and to allow the free flow of goods )etwccn countries." There was ringing applause when ic said "an equal open door policy will not cause exploitation but hinder it." Soviet Delegate Andrei Vishinsky mildly 'criticized Byrnes, declaring the secretary of stale "carried the discussion backward and not forward," then launched into a discussion of Hungary. "We have the right, the legal right, to demand indemnity for our losses," he said, but "the fioviet Union takes a line designed to make it easier for the former enemy slates lo pay their reparations." "One of the reasons for the difficult position of Hungary is the enormous amount of material which was transferred to Germany and is now in the American zone Continued on Page Two Named Director of County Welf a re Boa rd S. E. Haisty, district supervisor of the state department of public welfare, today announced the approval and appointment of Mrs. Elisa B. Jones as head of the organization in Hempstead county. Mrs. Jones replaces Mrs. Alma Adkins who asked that she be restored lo her old duties as visitor for the welfare board. Mrs. Adkins agreed to serve as local director until a qualified director could be found. She served from April 1944 until today, effective date of the change. Mrs. Jones is -a graduate of the University of Arkansas and has lived here since 1939, having worked with the FSA and at Southwestern Proving Ground. Negro Lynched AtMinden, Louisiana Mindeii, La., Aug.. 15. —(UP) — A 28-year old Louisiana Negro who carried around "a lot of pictures of nude white women" was lynched a few hours after he was released from jail here, Dr. Thomas .Richardson, deputy coroner of Webster Parish said today. Richardson snid John C. Jones was beaten to death with a 'flat instrument. He attributed death to "mulitiple bruises and abrasions' sustained at the hands of a person or persons unknown." Authorities said Jones, an em- ploye at the Premier Oil Refinery at nearby Cotton Valley,, had a Strike of CIO Ties Up Seamen on Great takes Cleveland, Aug. 15 — WV- President Joseph Curran of,, the .. CIO National Maritime Union today declared "we will press the Grea.t Lakes strike to the" limit of. our union's resources, including million dollar strike fund." "We did not want a strike;? Curran told a press conference. "We regret that the arrogant attitude of the ship operators has caused a strike, but now that it has occurred the operators will have to accept responsibility." The union head said preliminary reports showed that 25 organized and 15 unorganized ships had been tied up. He termed this a "conservative estimate." He declined to n'ame. the ships which had been struck, pending receipt of a full, report on r spread of the walkout. ' .,. : - : "We stand ready to -negotiate any time on this dispute hut now we will negotiate only upon ,:our original demands," he declared. "The union indicated its willingness to avert a'strike by. modifying its demands four times,; but not once 'did we receive a counter proposal from the operators," Curran stated. . . ' -;•. The NMU president, said he had received assurance of support from many locals of United Steelworkers of America' and the United Auto Workers ,, both CIO unions, but he added that so far it had ' *' This' ' snub, which Lodge , counted for much of the bitterness wilh which they attacked and defeated the League of Nations in Congress. . , A 'similar mistake today might have had even more dire conse qui 'niccs. Instead, we have the spectacle of almost unanimous public supporl of the American program for world iustic-e and world peace. And for 'lliis both the nation and the world f ;/tuivc cause to be thankful. Government to Aid Research in Cotton Memphis, Ton., Aug. 15 — </! J )— The cotton industry may receive SIW.OIMUIOI) for research during the ars as the result of a next five vc bill signed by President Truman yeslcroay. „ The bill is designed by sponsors to put agricultural research on par with industry through government help. Oscar Johnston, president of the Nation Cotton Council, said the government appropriation for agricultural research would reach $bl.- 0011.00 Oin Ihc fifth vcar and thai 22,000,000, of this probably would the amount being spent by all agencies on col Ion research, he added. Johnston listed Ihesc problems ii:i amons those the cotton .industry would like to see thoroughly in- State Wildlife Groups to Get Federal Funds Washington, Aug. IT) — f/l'j—The Fish and Wildlife Service Ioday made $2,260,000 available lo the stales for Ihc restoration and development of their wildlife resources. In order to obtain the federal grants, the states must contribute 215 per cent of the cost of projects. All projects must be approved by the Fish and Wildlife Service. Funds come from a 17 per cent excise lax on sporting arms and ammunition, but the money can bo spent only when appropriated by Congress. • Funds apportioned to the stales included': Arkansas, $2t).()UG. Frank Rider Is ' Recovering From a Slight 'Stroke' Frank Rider, Hope street commissioner who suffered a slight 'stroke' yesterday, was reported considerably improved today by Mrs. Rider. He was stricken about 10 o'clock yesterday morning .and is being Irealccl al the Josephine Hospital. Fishermen, Hunters May Govern Laws A policy which may govern future laws of the Arkansas Game and Fish commission was submitted to fishermen and hunters today through a qucstionairc. The plan calls for ballots to be filled out in an election. All types of questions concerning commercial fishing, game fish and fur bearing animals are on the form. Local persons interested arc asked to fill out and sign Ihcsc forms. In Ihis manner Ihe commission can gel a fair idea of what the stale thinks of present game and fish laws. The form includes every typo of question concerning length of season, bag limit on game fish, commercial fishing and hunting and fishing license fees. Qucslionaircs arc in possession of whereabouts. "Did you have a conversation with Brunei- yesterday?" Slaughter asked. "I can't recall,". Fields., replied. "Come, now Mi-. Fields/'y.edter*' day is not so far away,"-Slaughter said. "Refresh your recollection." "Well, T remember that I did talk lo him lasl night over the telephone," Fields said. But he claimed a complete lapse of memory on the subject of the conversation. "I don't remember,' '.he said, in response to Slaughter's questions, "we talked about a lot of things." He stuck lo his lapse of memory plea when asked whether he had discussed bronze wire screening, his leslimony before the committee, or surplus war property with Brunei-. "Brunei- is a parolee from a federal institution, isn't lie?" Slaughter asked. "I think lhat may be the Case," Fields replied after first saying he did nol know. Immediately following Fields' testimony, Ted R. Strom, his auditor, who had been sent last night lo look for Fields' records in the latler's office, testified. He said thai he and Emanucl Eschwcgc, an associate committee counsel, had found Fields' office locked. Strom said that his brief case, containing all of his memoranda for wnrkinfi on Fields' books, was Leo Erwin and Earle Archer at Archer Motor Co. If you .arc intcr- cstcd go by and fill out one. It may govern your hunting and fishing in the future. Russians Do ?Not Want War Says Newton .Atlanta, Ga., Aug. 25 — (UP) .— Dr. Louie D. Newton, president of the Soulhern Baplisl Convention, asserted today thai the Russian people do not want war. • Newton returned yesterday from a four week visit to Russia as a representative of the American Society for Russian relief. .He said the. Russian .people .had the'greatest-admiration for Americans. He described the Soviels as 200,000,000 people pulling together like a good football team toward a great future about which they dream. "People there think positively about peace . . never about war," Newton declared. "They want peace . , . particularly with America, and everywhere one goes, they talk America, America, America. ' Newton presented Premier Joseph Stalin with a Bible and a pipe. He said-the Russian leader was extremely friendly, but thai he had pledged nol lo reveal their discussion. Newton, who preached in Mos cow, Stalingrad, Eningrad, Minsk, Gorki, Kiev, Rostov. Karkov, and Tbilisi (capital of Georgia), said Russian churches apparently were free of restraint. Describing the Russian hospital- ily, Newton said lhal he laslcc Vodka at one of the feasts. "It lasted like a combination of bay rum and stump water," he dc clarcd. Newton said the committee was locked in Fields' office. More than 75 percent of Argentine foreign trade is handled through the port of Buenos Aires. John Bull Is Beset by Many Hardships in Struggle to Regain Economic Position By J. M .ROBERTS, JR. AP Foreign Affairs Analyst (Substituting for MacKenzie) Great Britain, riddled by war, experimenting with a new governmental system at home and striving mightily to save the economic position abroad without which she would be reduced to an obscure little island, finds herself surrounded today by an almost incredible number of harassments. There have been darker hours for her, perhaps, when she stood alone against possible annihilation by the Spaniards, Napoleon, Adolf Hitler, when courage 'lo cot ton. This is six limes . . Production — mechanization of ci'Uon yiowing; improvements in col Ion processing; new methods of lighting insects, and iiew, stronger varieties of Hie product. Ulili/.ation—new finishes for cot- tor, fabric, particularly :'or crease- resistance' cotton housing materials; unspun cotton fabrics and yuniti. State Democratic Convention to Meet Sept. 6-7 Little Rock, Aug. 15 — i/Pi— The Democratic state convention will be held in Little Rock September B and 7, Harvey Combs, secretary of the Stale Democratic Central Committee has anounced. The convention's program was not announced. HARDLY WORTH WHILE and and determination were her saving weapons and moment to moment existence her only goal, but f<\r pure downright cussed situations it is hard to recall when any nation was so beset. She is carrying the main load i:i efforts to maintain her o\w. and Ihe Dulch interests in Indonesia. She is trying to reorganize Malaya and Burma on a friendly basis in re-establishing her control of the greal Southeast Asia bottleneck at Singapore. She is trying to gel Ihe Indians off her neck and onlo their own feel, at Ihc same lime preserving some of the interests which she has developed there over the years. She is battling toe-to-loc at Paris, in Berlin and in Vienna against establishment of a one-power control this ancient crossroads of the world thai commercial and mil! lary interests alike demand lhat she stand beyond fail. This involves military bases and scapowor •— military bases in lands which she docs not actually own, and scapowcr which is almost entirely dependent on Middle Easl- crn oil. If Britain is to get out of Egypt, as seems inevitable, she must have bases al Bengazi and Tobruk as well as at Malta and Cyprus, anc in Palestine to guard the Suez anc the pipelines from Mosul. The Arabs want Bengazi and Tobruk though, and (he Jews and Arabs want Palestine. Britain has met i part of this problem by transform ing Transjordan into an independ ent military base, bill Ihis is insuf ficient to meet any general thrca which might be developed among the Iranians, the Kurds and Arab of Iraq and Iran. Here the grea Mosul and Abadan oil fields, large ly owned by the British admiralty Chicago. Aug. 10 —(.'I') —inflation over Kuropc which would have her at ils mercy. She is trying to balance the needs of existence al note: Scant interest was noted among people watching guards gathering up coins from a bag which split open on the street, in fact, mil a single one of the coins, totalling 1,000, was missing. The, cwiusi were diniej. home against the necessitv fo trade abroad. And in Ihe Middle Kasl the Arabs and Jews, Russians and Persians, Greek leflisU and Egyptians, all are trying to her out .And. il is; here in In all Ihis area Turkey alone ap pears to be a British ally. Th unflinching Turkish stand agains any westward encroachment b, Russia on the Dardanelles and th eastern Mediterranean is the on bright .spot in the British picture The friendship of the Greek go\ eminent, is. for Ihe moment, least, a drain rather than a s port, although Greece doer, stan as a buffer between Russia an further impingement on the Bri ish lifeline. John Bull's friends are In shown exactly how America's $90, 000,000 relief fund was used. He described the rchabililatioi work of the Russians as marvelous, but pointed out that they still needed American help. "They do not have too much food — not really enough of anything but determination," Newton lid. In Newton's group were Peter rimm, president of the New York talc Chamber of Commerce; the cv. Ralph W. Sockman, New ork Methodist leader; Dr. Ed- •ard Young, Boston surgeon; Mrs. efclle Dickinson, Kecnc, N. H., 'omen's club leader; Louis Lc- ine, of the World Jewish Confess, and Fred Myers, cxcculivo ireetor of the Russian Relief igency. . . Newton will make a nation-wide adio "Report on Russia" from Mlanta on August 25, al 3 p.m. o • State Police Made 1494 Arrests and Convicted 1172 Liltlc Rock, Aug. 10 — • —Arkansas State Police made 1,494 arrests and obtained 1,172 convictions during July, Director Jack ?orter reported lo Governor Lancy .oday. The report also showed lhal Ihc slate police recovered $46,642.50 in stolen properly; confiscaled 2,000 worth of whiskey; recovered 44 stolen cars; checked lights on 9,309 automobiles and brakes on 3,- County School Administrators Meet Aug. 17 The Hempstead County School Administrators are meeting Saturday, August 17 at the County Supervisor's office to complete detailed' plans on the Pro-School -In- Service Teachers' Training Program lhat is to be held at the Hope High School and the Yerger High School'beginning Monday, September 3. This, training program is supervised jointly by the school administrators of the county and under the direction of Mr. Charles H. Cross from the University of Arkansas, Mrs. Fleta Russell from Henderson Stale Teachers College,. President Davis from A. M. & N. College, President Harris from Philander Smith College, Ed Mc- Cuislion and Myron Cunningham of the State Department of Education. The special consultants tak- ng part in this program will be Dr. Morgan Owens, J. L. Taylor, A B. Wclherington, and Miss Ruth Powell of the State Department of Education; Miss Selma Lippeatt, Vocational Home Economics Supervisor from Arkadelphia and Miss Lcla Sowder and Mr*; Martin from the Stale Librai'y Commission. On Saturday, September 7 at 11 a.m. T. M. Stinnett, Executive Secretary of the Arkansas Education Association will be the principal speaker. All school board members as well as lay people are invited to attend this hours program. This program will be in session the entire day during the first week beginning September 2. Ihen since some o.t the schools will be large- collection of pictures of "nude white women" on his person. Officials here said it was the first lynching incident in Webster Parish since 1386 when two white outlaws/were killed by mob action. Richardson placed the lime of the,beating at 10 a. m., Aug. 8, and said'that Jones' pocket watch, its crystal smashed, had stopped at that hour. The body was found the next afternoon. Jones, according to Sheriff. O.-H. Hayncs, had been arrested on the complaint of a Cotton Valley white woman that he and another Negro had altempted to-enter her home. When the woman, unidentified by the sheriff, failed lo file formal charges, Jones and his companion were released. Thai was lale in the afternoon of Aug.' 3. The companion was not named. The body was found two miles south of here on the dam of a small private lake. Richardson .said it .was -partially decomposed,. having lain in the sun for some time. The lethal weapon, he said, was believed to have been sonic flat object, such as a heavy leather belt or wooden lalhc. The body was covered with whip-like marks. The sheriff's office, in conjunction with the office of districl at not been determined what tyoe of support would' be needed . from these locals. ,•••.'-.. , Curran announced that after today the union's official strike headquarters would be established in Detroit and that he would direct the strike from there. . The union established picket lines around major ports on the lakes and called up9n all seamen to join a walkout aimed at tying up the lake shipping industry within a few days and halting the flow of iron ore, coal, grain and oil. Curran estimated the union s late strength at 4,500 and strike headquarters predicted 4,000 to 5,000 other workers-would join the walkout in support of the major ssuc, a shortened work week. •At strike 'headquarters a'spokes- man predicted a "large majority of the lake vessels would be idl within a few days. . . . The spokesman said CIO'mem- bers Vfronrv coast to' coast" have , agreed to cooperate, .The: extent o£ Ihe ,;c03pecation • was natiJdiSfined. "•«£;" Early reports .from union' headquarters said pickets were posted at all'major lake ports",,;including, Cleveland, Buffalo, Detroit,'; Erie,; Pa Dulutri, Toledo, Milwaukee,' Ashlazula, - O., Chicago and Two Harbors, -Minn, . . , ' Union leaders said the. reaction torncy A. M. Wallace, launched an investigation into Jones' death. Haynes said there were no clues. Burial services for Jones were held yesterday. Richardson said. The deputy coroner declared that the incident was nol "withheld" but thai ... was not brought into the public eye until the filing of the coroner's report -o- 311 IV, i; t3Wt t t ^ *-*••• V.--— opening on September 9, there will be afternoon and evening sessions for the first four days that week. This course will carry wilh il Iwo semester hours college cradit on both undergraduate and graduate levels. Many of the more pertinent problems thai confront classroom teachers and administrators will be selected and worked on in this course with special emphasis on some plan to do something about enforcing the provisions of the Arkansas Compulsory School Attendance Law. It is hoped that every teacher who plans to teacn in Hcmpslead Coimly during ncxl school year will start making plans lo enroll in Ihis course, in mosl instances the school boards arc making such attendance a re- quiiemenl and are paying the tuition or placing them on the regular payroll at the beginning of Ihe course. There will be two days spent during the course with school lunchroom workers planning with the Stale Luncheon Supervisor on improvements of the school lunch program. There will also be held in Hope on September 5 and G a two-day school bus drivers' school conducted by an instructor from the Stale Department of Education and others. This school 'comprises all bus drivers from Hempstead, Nevada, Howard, Scvicr, Little Ri Three County Men Enlist in Regular Army Three more Hempstead County boys have enlisted in the New Regular Army. According to Sgl. R. G. Hylc the following men have enlisted: Alden E. Kidd, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kidd of McCaskill, enlisted in the? Army Air Forces on the 8tli of August a I Camp Joseph T. Robinson, Lillle Rock, Arkansas. James O. Harris Jr., of Hope has enlisted in the New Regular Army for eighteen months. He will be assigned to specific outfit on completion of his basic training. Arnold R. Davis, son of Mr. and Mrs. 1C. A. Davis, of Rl. 1, Nashville lias enlisted in the Army Air Forces. On completion of basic training he will be assigned to a technical school before going to the Caribbean theater, which was liis choice for overseas duty. . from unorganized crews hat been, amazingly good" and added that Canadian' seamen "are with us 100 per cent." The strike began at 12:01 a. m. (EST) while Curran and other union officials conferred ini Wash-' ington wilh government conciliators and some company representa- lives. Jack Lawrcnson, vice presi- denl of the union, who remained in Washington, said the union had modified drastically its nine original demands, keeping principally a demand for a 44-hour week and maintenance of union membership. Curran, who was accompanied to Cleveland by William McCarthy, NMU lake contractor ; director, blamed the 1 companies for the strike and said the operators had "indicated since the beginning that they wanted a strike." He said union representatives had been in Washington eight days and had worked continually with Ihe Department of Labor to settle basic issues. NMU officials and original demands for a 40-hour week had been discarded along with wage increases of 10, 15 and 18 cents hourly for beginners and certain rated men and preferential hiring through union halls. A flat overtime rate that would, vary with ratings was substituted for original overtime demands for Saturday and Sunday work, union representatives said. Future Farmers to Hold Meeting at Couchdale Hot Springs, Aug. 15 —(UP) — Members of 174 Future Farmers of America Chapters will hold their anual convention at Camp Couchdale, near here, August 1922, it has been anounced. Speakers on the program include H. O. Coffey of Birmingham, Ala., assistant managing editor of the Progressive Farmer; Gover ver and Miller counties. Arrange- nor Ben Laney: Dr. Thomas S. mcnls have been made wilh the [Staples of Conway, chairman of the 690. Five hundred and seve"ty-six drivers' tests were given in uly and 112 accidents were investigated, the report said. proper city officials for the school bus drivers' school to be held in the auditorium of the City Hall. th habit of expecting him to "muddle through," but he is in a muddle this time in which, every way he turns, lie steps; uii uomuoiie'y tycu. New Head Named for Hot Springs A & N Hospital Hoi Springs, Aug. 15 .~(UP> — Col. Asa M. Lehman of Ardmorc. Pa., will succeed Col. Alfred P. Upshur as commanding officer of the Army-Navy hospital licro ' >o xt month, the War Department has anounced. Colonel Lehman is a native of Nebraska, a graduate of Nebraska University and of several army medical achvuly. Youth, Hurt by Falling Tree, Succumbs Monticcllo. Aug. 15 — UP> — Funeral services arc being planed today for Verly L. Pcm'ngton, 18, who died in a hospital here yesterday. I'oung Penington was injured Monday \;hcn struck by a tailing tree. The votilh and his father, J. H. state board of education; Ralph B. Jones, stale education commissioner and other educational and agricultural leaders, o- Penington both employed by the V. V. Goodwin Wood Company of Monticello — were "walking through woods near Monticello when a timber crew felled a tree which hit the 18-year-old lad. The father \vai> nol hurt. Official Count May Decide Political Race Warren. Aug. 15 — (A'i—The sec ond districl chancellor's race, in which D. A. Bradham of Warren i Ihc apparent winer, may not be decided until an official vole coun is completed. Wilh all but one rural prccinc with about 30 votes reported. Bradham had 6,529 to 6,370 for Y. W. Elheridge pf Hamburg. The missing votes are from Ashley county, which Elheridge carried. Elheridge also carried Drew, Desha and Chicot counlies but fell more than 2,000 vptes short of Brudhum in Bradley county. Typhoon Bearing Down on Iwo Jima, Season's Worst Tokyo, Aug. 1 5—(UP)— The season's worst has been christened "Lilly," was raging near Iwo Jima today with winds at the core traveling more than 110 miles per hour. Allied weathermen expected thfi typhoon to hit Iwo Jima in full orco by tomorrow noon and to each western Japan early next veek. The Japanese weather station said it had been out of contact vith the Iwo Jima station since Wednesday night .presumably due o the storm. The core of the typhoon was •noving in a northwesterly direc- ,ion at about seven miles an hour. At the present rate, it was expected to reach Shikoku Sunday and cut across the lower Japanese islands into the Japan sea. o Error Makes No Difference in Outcome of Races An error in tabulations of the Friendship box as reported in yes- t ,* lei-day's Slar brought no result in | ;i the outcome in the Circuit and, f ^ Hempstead judges race. Correct totals increased Fred A. Luck's lead to 345 votes over Frank Rider and Lyle Brown in- cleased his lead over Dexter Busli by two votes. In the entire district Bush led Brown by 513 votes on complete unofficial labulutioiia.

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