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, w ^ ,-rli.. V tUfW ' WHHSite* Six NOPE STAR, H O P t, ARKANSAS This Curious World ly Wi ^iS ARE' NOT A MODERN , IDEA/ * THE FIRST KNOWN STRIKE 'IN HI STORY WAS THE STRIKE OF SECESSION 'Or THE PLEBEIANS ' A6.A1NST THE PATRICIANS, IN ANCIENT ROME, . ABOUT 494 IfrWE FASTEST 1946 BY NEA SERYICt. !NW M. REG. U. S. PAT. Off. ,-• HUCKLE.BERRV FINN'S ADVENTURES TOOK PLACE ON WHAT RIVER ? ANSWER: The Mississippi. He Talks—They Say King Size That's No Joke, Son Slslcr's Hitting Keeps Cardinals in Title Race By JACK HAND (Associated Press Sports Write Dick Sisler, the forgotten man of the St. Louis Cardinals since his early season failure at first base, is changing the fccrs to cheers at sportsman's park with his clutch hitting In the Red Birds' drive to catch the first - place Brooklyn Dodgers, who lead by 1 1-2 .games. The son , of the great' George Sisler started the campaign as the regular Cardinal first sacker, prompting Manager Eddie Dyer to okay the same of Ray-Sanders to Boston. When Sisler failed to' 'hit' bl* league pitching, Dyer gave^hlm. rest. Staler "flopped" on a second ry. Dyer tried him In left field u£. 9 arid he has hit at a .320 clip since he regained n f*gulnr iGb. Last night the Brawny youngster started the Birds off to ft G-0 romp over Cincinnati on a double with the bases loaded In the first Inning. Young Sisler's father now is one bf the top talent scouts for the Brooklyn Dpdgcrs. Sisler has to share top billing with Ken Burkhnrdt who-shut out the Reds with eight scattered nils, the-tourth lime he has whipped Cin clnnnti this season., St. Louis''shutout over Cinclnnat was the only game scheduled in the National,,and was the only big league gam'C'played as threatening weather forced postponement o Chicago-New York and St. Louis Boston ••• tills in the American League. Princess Margaret of England Will Be 16 Tomorrow London, Aug. 20 -«Vr >rlncew Margaret Rose, younger daughter of Britain's king and quten, will be 16 tomorrow and can look for. ward to a gradual lowerln* of th« childhood barriers which now sur- • round here, a Bucklnitham Palace spokesman said today. This does not mean, the spokesman added, that she will Attend a "round of balls, parties and the lik A' friend of the Itoynt family said Margaret Hose was like an American girl" in many ways. She loves to dance, knows the latest radio tunes, wears a sweater, dislikes hats, collects gadgets and finds Britain's candy ration- bounces a month — a starvation diet. : Senator Claghorno should have warned these Dixie belles against the coldness of the North. Peggy Brooks, left, and Catherine Cox, both from Memphis, Tennessee, that is, braved Lake Michigan s chilly waters at a Chicago beach. They. sc.ranjmc.cl.9Ut b?fQrq - - N they got very, vvet/ ,,i., .„••',»,.,.«,. Karl J. Evcnsgaard proudly cx- 'hibits 5-pound striped bass he caught on handlinc in Long Island Sound. Fish weighed only eight- pounds less than world record striper taken wim rod and reel and is second largest in 33 years. Meet Ben, the famous talking dog of Royston, England, who is • '^Sf^'^Xf^?^^ V t°o C b b e Ul l?m y ited e To S £5 Swords, wbat-beWlffthree could there be? Ben, pet of A1f -"^ '"^'Brissenden. is- "piptured" watching a friend pour ' sumably, saying "I want some." OUT OF BUSINESS The last of the famous honey- cake shops of Taban. Old World quarters of Budapest, closed i's shops formerly supplied edible doors just prior to the war. These cradles, infants, hussars, swords, rosaries, and "kisses" to village and county fairs. Hop Moves Into Tie With Musiol for Bat Title New York, Aug. 20—(/PI—Johnny Hopp of Boston has moved into a first place tic with Stan Musial of St. Louis for the National League batting league according to, averages including Sunday's games but Mickey-Vornon of Washington still nold a comfortable 10-point margin in the American. ' Although Hopp appeared in only two games during the past week he collected two hits in five trips to advance into a tic at .365 with Musial whose hot batting pace slipped off four points. Dixie Walker of Brooklyn clung to third place at .359. o—' Flying Farmers Association were expected to attend a meeting at Adams field here today, sponsored by the University of Arkansas Ex- tenstion Service. Forrest Watson of Thonias, Okla. .President of the National Flying Farmers Assn., was scheduled as one of the principal speakers. Other addresses will be made by Ellis Pagan, stale senator from Pulaski County and Chairman of the Aeronautics Committee of the greater Little Rock Chamber of Flying Formers to Start State Organization Little Rock, Aug. 20. —(UP) — More than 75 Arkansas citizens in leresled in setting up an Arkansas Commerce ; and Little Rock's Mayor, Dan T. Sprick. o DRILLING ERMITS El Dorado, Ark., Aug. 20 —(/I*)— Four drilling permits wcro issued ay the Arkansas Oil and as Commission last week. Permit operators and locations arc: T. W. Lee, Sec. 25-15-19, Qua- chita county; McAlcstcr Fuel Co., 16-16-24 LaFaycllc; McAlcstcr Fuel Co., 17-17-19, Columbia; Spartan Drilling Co., 9-15-22, Nevada. You can i;emovc accalcomanias by laying a water-soaked cloth or sponge on them and then scratch ing them off. tea, Alfred and, pre- RELICS EXHIBITED When England celebrated the 350th anniversary of the founding oil the first of her colonies in America, Oxford University ex hibited relics associated with the period. These included Rolfe's let ter describing his marriage to Pocahontas. City of Hope, Arkansas BALANCE SHEET MARCH 31, ASSETS 1946 FIXED ASSETS — (After Depreciation") City Hall — Land & Building Fire Station & Lot — New Fire Station & Lot — Old Municipal Airport'Land Fair Grounds Land $78,000.00 24,600.00 2,000.00 ; 1 1,800.00 3,925.00 Land Near Cemetery ....' 2,500.00 AERIAL APE More aerial than many of the flying birds is a small member of the ape family, the gibbon. These animals fling themselves through te air 30 to 40 feet at a time. Style note for flyers is thc new prcsbin e suit v/orn by Army A'i" Foices air crew member above. It will enable airmen *- In, J>\'e while flying as high as J 62,000 feet. Previously, flying S»t tins altitude' would have' . death, •y Mc.raurr?y, is' the .. candidate for the Land — Dumping Ground Armory Site & Dyke Springs Land State Police Station Land ..Pond Street Paving Hamilton Property Elks Hall Property ..Disposal Plant Land Livestock Building Lot 6 & Part Lot 7 600.00 25.75 902.25 700.00 ^"2,475.00 5,000.00 7,506.25 1,400.00 250.00 TOTAL REAL ESTATE AND BUILDINGS EQUIPMENT — (After Depreciation) Fire Department Equipment $ Street Department Equipment Police Department Equipment City Hall Office Equipment City Hall Fixtures ?. $141,684.25 5,000.00 7,000.00 1,000.00 280.00 400.00 TOTAL EQUIPMENT OTHER_ASSETS Accounts .Receivable (Schedule 3) Gas & Oil Inventory '. CURRENT ASSETS ' Cash in Hands of City Treasurer Fines Receivable 130.70 56.00 $ 3,633.05 300.00 TOTAL ASSETS 13,68000 186.70 3,933.05 ^159,487.00 LIABILITIES OZARK IKE New Comic Strip bcgin$ in Hope Star Monday August 26 CURRENT LIABILITIES Warrants Outstanding ..... Withholding Tax Payable [)EFfRED Prepaid Auto License Excess of Assets over Liabilities $ 6,500.09 157.10 NET WORTH 6,657.19 2,087.50 150,739.31 TOTAL LIABILITIES AND NIT WORTH $159,484.00 CERTIFICATE Having audited the books and records of the City of Hope, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 1946, we hereby certify that the above Balance Sheet is a true statement of the financial condition of the City as shown by its books and records as of that date. Little Rock, Arkansas April 27, 1946. McDuffic-Curry & Co. Certified Public Accountants The original Audits, showing income and disbursements, itemized in detail, arc on iilu in the office of lUc City Uycorder for review by any intui'cslcd cilizcu. Hope Water & Light Plant Hope, Arkansas BALANCE SHEET —APRIL 12, 1946 ASSETS CURRENT ASSETS Cash . •:..••" Cash in Office '. $ 8-1:21 Cash on Deposit :... 42,190.04 Reserve Sinking Fund U. S. Government!Bonds (Par Value $276,000 4 .00) For Contingencies, New Equipment and Sewage Treatment Plant — At Cost ' ' ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE . CUSTOMERS ACCOUNTS ^ : ,' ; Less than 31 Days Old $ 789.90 1 to 12 Months Old 22.01 12 to 24 Months Old 6.85 Over 24 Months Old ..' '. 208.18 $.. 1,026,94 Less Reserve for Bad Debts 1,026.94 INVENTORIES " ; '• - Light Department Supplies $ 6,843:99 Water Department Supplies 1,631.24 Powerhouse Supplies 750.26 $ 42,271.25 250,000.00 PREPAID •'•'!' Deposit upon New Boiler $ 6,937.00 Water Extension for Sewage Treatment Plant 1,034.65 Total Current Assets*. . FIXED ASSETS Land '.....'. $ 15,514.60 Buildings '. '. 33,541/40 Powerhouse Machinery & Equipment 178,879.24 Spray Ponds and Pipes '- • 5,471.12 Wells ..29,064.07 Water Distribution System .164,861.01 Electric Distribution System ; 133,721,82 Office Furniture & Fixtures ..' 2,651.51 Tools : •; 1,396.96 Neon Sign : '. 365.§0 Trucks and Autos • 5,354.41 9,225.49 7,971.65 309,468.39 Total Less Depreciation Reserve DEFERRED CHARGES Chargeable to Future Operations 570,821.94 303,741.26 267,080.68 .7,051.02 TOTAL ASSETS $583,600.09 LIABILITIES CURRENT LIABILITIES Accounts Payable $ 1,285.93 Customers Meter Deposits , 20,186.00 Accrued-Interest'on Meter Deposits .' 146.70 Accrued.Sales^ax , 308.22 Deposit on Spring,Hill Water Line 800.00 Total Curferit Liabilities $22,726.85 NET WORTH Investment —- Balance April 12, 1945 Add Net Profit for Year, after rendering free service to the City, Educational and Charitable Institgtions Amounting to approximately $22,563.85 Total- Deduct Contributions to and Expenditures For the City Cash Advance'c! ~ Regular Fund" Expenses Pqid —- Olql. Sewer Expenses Paid -~--New Sewers : Total Advanced to City';.. Investment Balance -—: Aprjl 12, 1'946 . $536,600.39 • 92,025.80 ..$628,626.19 $61,000.00 4,452.66 2,300.29 67,752.95 560,873.24 TOTAL LIABILITIES ANP.NET WORTH $583,600.09 CERTIFICATE Having audited the books and records of the Hope Water & Light Plant for the fiscal year ended April 12, 1946, we hereby certify that the above Balance Sheet is a true statement of the financial condition of the Utility Plant as shown by its bopks and records as of that date. Little Rock. Arkansas April 27; 1946. McDuffie-Curry $ Co. Certified Public Accountants The original Audits, showing income and disbursements, itemized in detail, are filv in the office vf Uie City JU'Wdur for review by ui.iy inlcresle'd citizen... Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex. H. Washburn——-• Nationalism Docs Have a Place in the Sun •*? In olden days we found peace as warring nations, whether .victorious or vanquished,' turned their attention to the domestic task of rebuilding trade and commerce, Each country being strongly knit together by a patriotic bond there was suficicnt unity at home to allow this job to be done. And, there being unity ai home, some scm blancc of unity was achieved a broad as sovereign stales greeted each othcit with respect. This was the picture of peace ii $>klcn times. Today we have dif fcrcnt notions about what tonsil Kites human rights and inter national justice — a tremendously expanded picture of noise a^d con fusion. But nothing in this picUm today indicates that the fundamcn l.al requirements for lasting peac Hinong nations has changed one io ta — any more than the ciiaracle of the human: race has changed i thousands of years. H Is the fashion today for men to profess that belief in an "ism 1 J:omcs ahead of allegiance to one's "own country. These economic isms' may be interesting subjects lor debate, but as between men of different nations they augur no more for the cause of peace than did the religious "isms" which dis- turbcd Europe in the Middle Ages. There may be room for improv- cmcnl in the character of the in- .dividual citi/cn, and in the kind of government under which he lives— but only when an American is an American, an Englishman an Englishman, and a Frenchman a 3f'ienchman, can the world have something substantial and undcbat- able oti whcih to build the struct- •' urc of peace. Nationalism docs have -a place in the sun. The pursuit of "isms, whether economic or religious, into thcj international sphere only leads to chaos. We have two examples in today's news of the destructive and futile nature of the policy of putting "isms' before patriotism. China, instead of being a place •t'.whcrc the Chinese swear allegiance to one government, is a land of civil war fought over property rights and personal privilege.China is therefore, a land poor beyond measure and weak beyond the con ccplion of Western minds. « The other examnlc is Yugoslavia, a very minor nation which bends her national interest to the will ol Russia's curious economic 'isms. And, paradoxically,. Russia al most alone of all great powers, is pursuing a single patriotic course— \"- behind "isms" which less suspect " ""' Star WEATHER FORECAtT Arkansas: Clear to partly cloudy this afternoon, tonight arid Friday. 47TH YEAR: VOL. 47—NO. 265 Star of Hone. 1899; Press, 1927. Consolidated January 18. 1929. HOPE, ASKANSAS, THUASDAY, AUGUST 22, 1946 (API—Meons Associated Prosj (NEA)—Means Ncwsoaoer EnteroHse AM'n/ PRICE 5c COPY Public Schools to Open on September 10 James H. Jones, Superintendent of thc Hope Public Schools, announced today that schools will open Tuesday, September '10, at 8:30 a.m. The first regular run for the buses will be Tuesday morning, September 10, at thc usual lime. Schools will probably run on a half day schedule Tuesday and Wednesday wilh a full day schedule outlined for Thursday, Septcmbci 12. There will be a general teachers meeting Monday morning, Scptcm ber 9, al 9 o'clock at ihc Home Economics'Collage. A meeting o Elementary and High SHhool lea chcrs will follow Ihe general meet ing. Tuesday morning students wil report to their respeclive school for Icxlbooks, lockers, and roon assignmenls, and lo fill oul enroll menl cards. Regular work will be gin Wednesday morning, Scptcm ber 11, for all schools. All schools will observe 8:30 a.m as the opening hour. Grade school will close al 3:15 p.m., High Schoo al 3:25 p.m. The dividing lines for Ihc clc mentary schools arc as follow.' Paisley Sct-Dol—1st, through 41 Grades. All firsl grade pupils rcsidin south of Missouri Pacific Rai road, wept of, and including Ha'/.i .Slreel; and all firsl grade pupils residing north of Missouri Pacific Railroad and west of, and including North. Hazel Street; will report to P-aislcy School, as therc will be Continued on Page Four 'Right in Der Fuehrer's Facer Tension Mounts as Jews Try to Blast Troopship Belgrade, Aug. 22 — (/P)-— The By ELIAV SIMON Jerusalem, Aug. 22 — (UP)— Three daring Jews, swimming through Haifa harbor under wither- ___ ______ .__„.__ ing gunfire, blew a hole in the re- captured crew and passengers of fugec troopship Empire Rivallasl t nc American Army transport night by attaching mines to its forced down by Yugoslav gunfire hull. ••- . Aug. 9 were freed today an hour The explosives planted by the before U. S .Ambassador Richard swimmers blasted a hole eight by c. Pattersop presented to Marshal three feet in the ship's side below Tito Ihe Washington ullimalum dc thc watcrline. The Empire Rival manding their release within pulled into shallow water .under her own steam. A few minutes later she reportedly bc"fan to fill with water. A crufcw was imposed in the Haifa harbor area. The swimmers used the same U.S. Ultimatum Demands Fliers Be :< ., 'j I hours. By AEX H. SINGLETON 48 . ., Washington, • Aug. 22 ^ — (UP)— The State Department said today it had no word that American air- Balkan Crisis Takes Attention of Diplomats I "fragman" tactics used by the men interned by Yugoslavia after Germans against Allied ships dur '•••-• .•-...., .,_:-.,..-... .1- ing the war. L T ho n r P rm-m women are laughing fit to kill-at none other than Charlie Chaplin burlesqueing These German women «,rc laugmng ni t> Dictator," was tecently sprung by sui-nrise C o C n"at audience o "oW 400 BcSS iho'thought theylLe going to see "Kitty Foyle." Experiment was conducted to the information control division of ||mencan Mil.lary Government, au iflloiVltre suJ!Spo3e lilc Russians smile cynical^ Cloaking her nuti ng "poof*" low win.- and march right along lo the die tales of their own country. Surely thc Russian example more potent than thc Russian preachment. What counts is loyalty lo one's Yerger School Also Opens on September 10 'James H. Jones, Superintendent of Schools, announced today that I thc Ycrgcr High School and Elc mcnlary Schools will open ' Tues day, Scplcmbcr 10 al 9 a.m. All studphts will report to their respective schools for tcxlbooks and room •assignments ;and begin regular schedule of classes. ' There will-be a general teachers meeting '-at Yerger High School Monday, September 9. The faculty McClellan Raps Order Issued by John R. Steelman Hot Springs, Aug .22 —(/I 1 )— The govccrnmonl's order halting award of contracts for public projects will cause an ''unwarranted delay in .our national flood control program," Senator John L. McClellan (D-Ark) asserted here yesterday. The senator urged that the order be modified to exclude flood control projects or be rescinded. He termed the order, issued by Recon- version- TJirctor .'John R. Steel- their plane was forced down in the . Yugoslav border area Aug. 0 had • By damaging the Empire Rival, been released. the Jews have now knocked out In a gravc and angry indictment' both Liberty ships assigned by this nation set iomorrpw night as the British to transporting 5 legal thc dcad i inc for thc Soviet-backed Jewish immigrants from Haifa to Blakan state to (1) free imprisoned Cyprus. The Empire : Heywood -is American airmen of one. plane at- bcmg repaired in Haifa harbor lackcd by Yugoslav fighter craft, after being damaged by xlash light and (2 ) permit U; S. diplomats to 'Assembled in. Pans to write Eu- bombs explode^ ins dc ncr nold. inve suf?ace. a second incident of a '"pe^ peace treaties The Empire Rival was attacked lanc shot down . ncar .Marshal -gyrnes closeted himself at shortly after returning from her TJto - s SU mmer home. headauarters while Charles .E. second trip to Cyprus with deport- Jt warned that unless those ' 'dc- "30^ state Department advisor ed refugees The refugees aboard mands ,... are mel within tnc . time -on eastern European affairs the damaged Empire Heywood limil _- roughl y about 9 pm (CST Samuel Reber, advisor nad been scheduled for transfer to Fl . iday _ lnc {jnited States govern- plan affairs the Rial. ' ment "will call upon the Security r By ROBERT, EUN8ON r Paris, Aug.»22>—(/P)—r U. S. Sec-Estate,-James ,F,. Byrnes .peace /conference session is soon as it had'convened •ning'-to "confer with* his .„ on the^Yugoslavsituation. action e,mphasized • how the States' ' bliint.'/ie-hour ulti- to Yugoslavia ,oversnad- else among-the diplomats , and. on Euro- Prospects Attend Football Meet; Season Plans Are Made, Practice to Start Soon |the Rival. ' . |ment""will call upon the Security I^fhere'appeared little immediate Late lasl mght three swimmers Council o£ the United Nations to prO spect mat there would be any were seen behind the Rival s | m)? et promptly arid lo take' appro; o££ic f al comment from the Yugo- rMM*i4o tint inii " - I _i __,.«. A n*%f nv>/*n no rlrtl a a "itirvTl stern. Britiih soldiers opened a I heavy fire, but thc swimmers proceeded to allach "Jirnpet" o£ tnc security Council to function 1^ that "Yugosl mines to Ihc ship s hull. The "frog-I • • = — > •«-•• I 1 -" """' i "6 u .'" swam pr iate action. This would pose a clcarcut . .,."„. peace conference delegation. tcst on the ullimatum, which demand- '' ' release Amer- -0 man, "ill advised, unjustified nnd rc :!ue,.iiTicmal to nalional interest. McCellan disclosed he would cave wot Springs where he has >een, on vacation^ for Uic west own country — not the wordy jargon in which men dispute around coffee bars thc world over. TTierc is plenty of Jawing in Chi. na and in Yugoslavia. ' Dul wilh Russia it's action lhat counts — for Russia. May the lesson not be lost on America. -K * * By JAMES THRASHER Thc Animal Kingdom Let us nol be too skeptical or scornful when we- read of Ben, thc talking clog of Royslon, England, or of Ihc Gazelle Boy of Trans-Jordan. For il may be lhal 1 evolution is creeping up on us, and lhat Ben and the Gazelle Boy 1 ,iavc been sent lo warn us lo re double oilr efforts to curb high powered ingenuity before it's loo late. In case you missed thc slorics on these two. phenomenal char- jiclcrs. Ben is a terrier who was visited by Reporter Robert Muscl. When Mr. Muscl began munching on a chocolate bar, Ben said: "I want one." The Gazelle Boy, re portcdly caplured by hunters, i: , said lo bo a Iccn.agc lad who was ' reared by n herd of gazelles, can run 50 miles an hour; lives o« a dicl of grass, and acts and crict like n ga/.cllc. , „ . ,, (II should be added that Mr Musol is not. only a veteran am voracious reported but also, w a IT assured, a stricl lec-lolaler. You may call Ihcsc stories fan tc-stic. Bui there was once a Urn when humans coiU->Vt say "I wan one", and when they most ccrlainl were -a lol faster on their feet lha (hoy arc today. f) In Ihe course of lime homo sat iens slowed down to a walk an learned to talk a crcat deal. 11 became progressively accomplisl ed. He lr"iiiod to,live in house He trained his neighbors of fiel and forest lo do a lot of his wprl He devised increasingly refined •and devastating ways to kill his fellow man. Kventually he came up with thc ullimale weapon, potentially capable of wiping'himself off the face of Ihc earth. And just al lhat lime, there appeared a. dog lhal could *•• lalk nnd a human lhal could outrun almost anything on two or four legs. One theory has il lhal man gained mastery of the earth through his possession of a thumb. So maybe nature is fixing to pass thc power of speech along to a creature who has no thumb for making • atomic bombs, and lo give him the change to grow un lo be the boss of a more peaceful world. * The Gazelle Boy? Well, perhaps evolutionary intuition figures lhal the final atomic blowup mighl Cleave a few humans .as wclK^as a few cloys on earth. The humans, would have to yield thc floor lo \ thc talking dogs, but al least they d be able to outrun their canine over- , . . -•„• Yerger—' James A. Harris, Myrtle Ycrgcr, Ollie Bailey, Mattie Baxnellc, Florinc Fricia, Vielmri Redd Frye. E. N. Glover, T. A. Hamilton, M. L. B. Harris, Electa Spotsville, Louise Yerger, Naomi Yerger. Everett .M. Loeb, Science, teacher and Coach, resigned this week to enter Medical School. No successor has been named. Shover Street Elementary —Ruth Lee Andrews, Ethel Dizzell, Emma Cooper, Jimmyo Marie Henderson, Laura McKinley, Alfrctta Walkei Gurtha Williamson, Georgia Ycr- gcr. HopcwcU—Neva Carmichacl, J . Walker, Georgia Cook Muldrow Roscnwald— Lula Bcnton, Irene Hamilton. >een, on ^ coast Saturday on*busincss for the Senate Nnvhl' Affairs ComjniUcc, of wHit-h he,,, is; a member':' .. Atom Saved U. S. Much, Don't Share It, Says Norrell Hot Springs, Aug. 22 —(/P)— Perfection of tnc atomic boml) saved Ihe Uniled Stales $50,000,000,000 and 1,000,000 lives by forcing a earlier surrender of Japan, Hep. W .F. Norrell (D-Ark) told 'the Hoi Springs Kiwanis club lasl night. Earlier Worrell 'addressed the Rotary Club, voicing his opposition 1 troops was _, '.-..,. ju~ » n .^.. n i .^t' .iiMiiiir* nn"mn:i Ki'/nn Chinese Reds to Compromise By WALTER LOGAN Nanking, Aug. 22 —(UP)— Chinese Communists will stop their general mobilization if Chiang Kai- Shek's troops will halt their new offensive . rjow fanning out,..from "a:"C6ifinuinist spokesman Approximately 40 football pros- disclosed today. Field dispatches said gove.rn- Irb-ops under chief-of - slaff Chen Cheng wei'c smashing' forward .along a 100-mile fronl in Ho- iiiiiia and Shantung Provinces. Some 200,000 Communists were reported scurrying northward -in're- Ireal. : General Chen's sudden and powerful nllack apparenlly was Ihe ccnlral governments answer ,lo Ihe Communist "declaration 'of war" sounded Sunday by the"-' Yon;'" nnd XVU' n n radios. Wang Cing-Nan, the Commtinist spuKL'Mtian, said Ihe mobilization of S.000,000 regulars and rescr'-o in ".full swing," but Sir Evelyn Barker, British com- ernment- reluctance'to 'meet. that mander in Palestine, either con- c h a uenge ; firming or commuting the death E v en before somber-faced Yugo- senlcnccs passed oy a military slav charge D'-Affairs Sergijc court on 18 Jewish cxtremisls. i ° ..... . . . o Looks Like King Cotton Back Again Makiedo was handed the note late yesterday, Secretary of iStalc Byrnes in Paris ordered Under Secretary 'Aclieson to begin preparing the 'American-, case and to be Continued on Page Four Yank Fighters May Be Sent g ' (. ~ * 1 ^%-rifi y^* \ * rfW | ' ,t j ^^ £ *£ tfji 't- ^ * , .on Slav.Run r-M j<.~ ..-.•. -' - -"^ By AUE'?C H. SINGLETON Washington, Aug. 22 _-<ff)—..The t; • .ready to present il personally, to l-.j| mte ^ stales is Considering fight-^ ' ^Thai.fact underscored'., ^bptb. >^fe e > ^tifar)sport~Rl3^TO&^ vsK£m&S ha,ve^i •anxiety • ai'd' the ;;dete'pminatt9n;itfto' ~.i- — DaS s jicar <{h^ ; Yiigoslav'~--bor-I| L. ».. A 4-U n ir-nnA ^vii+ .T4- ~V* WJH HI a ft n v<%_ _ ^.^.w— f~ t _ "4._t_ j i; _._ T* — Hayncs Chapel— Fannie Mae Buhanan, W. M. McFaddin. Thc teachers listed above arc emporarily assigned lo schools. Jhangcs will probably have lo be nadc al thc opening of thc school crm. _______—O ' " Arkansas Future Farmers Hold Final Session Hot Springs, Aug. 22 — (/I 1 )—Ar- :nnsas' Future Farmers of Amcr- ca held thc final session of their 9th annual convention here today with election of officers and award t the Arkansas Farmers Degree ind several scholarships on thc schedule. Fifty candidates for thc degree, Jlighcsl Ft A award, were given ox- a'minallons yesterday by Dr. Roy W. Roberts of the University of Arkansas. The convention is being held al Camp Couchdalc, ncar here, and about 500 young farmers arc in -'-it tendance. Yesterday they heard L. C. Baber managing director ol Ihc Arkansas chain sloro council, describe soil conservation as ; gravc problem facing all farmers in Arkansas. ary , sharini'- 1hc secret of atomic I cmphasr/.cd that it was a dc. . , , !•__._ r .. ( ,*ri-, fif\i ..-iV' i>irn;n [Q ^ (i bombs bui' advocating use of alom- ic energy in mcdi.-il research. se" move. Highway Director Shocked, Someone Praised Roads Little Rock, Aug. 22 — (/P) — Stale Highway Director J. C. Baker received a shock today Someone has praised Arkansas' roads! Banker received an editorial clipped ;rom Iho Dully Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, which said in part: "Arkansas with fewer resources and a lower gasoline tax levy has Kepi her highways in an incomparably belter condition than Oklahoma has done. Would it nol be well for our road building authorities to ;io« across the stale line and find oul how Arkansas manages to get better roads for le.ss money?" "If I didn't have this article in my hand, I wouldn't believe it," Banker exclaimed. "This mobilization," Wang said, "is mainly for the purpose o: working for peace by strcnglhening us Ihe Kuominlang cannot 1 He said xhe program hailed immediately if crush us.' would be Washington, Aug. 22.-^/P]—Dixie has taken king cotton out of the doghouse and put Him back on a- Ihronc— because it looks like he's coming through with close to $2,000,000,000 for upkeep and iun in 1946. He might do even betler, and would at yesterdays average spot market price of 35.72' cents a pound. • At a flat 35-cents-a-pound for lint and a $60 a ton average for collon- eed, Ihe 9,290,000-bale crop fore- casl by the Agriculture Deparl- ncnt for Ihis year would return armors $1,852,610,000. Today's record prices compare . velopments: have the issue out. It had been re- d wmle flymg-^rie Aust»ilian-Ita- f fleeted.less than'.24: hours efrlier Uan route top (Upomati& authorfoj by two. other major diplomatic dc ties repor ted today, '•-' • , The plan 'under consideration Chiang's forces 'would drop their offensive and stop "where they arc." Nationalist press reports said General Chen's troops had captured a 30-mile seclion of Ihe railway [between Lunfcug <md Hinlung. jThc government was spreading i out from Kaifcng, an important point on thc rail line east to I Suchow. The Chinese Ccnlral Daily News reported thai "the fury of Communist attacks" on T a. lung, 300 miles north of Kaifcng, and on Kaifent itself, had been "complete, ly blunted' by thc new government offensive. Military cuspalehcs reported bil- ler fighting around Talung, but said some Uommunisl troops were rulrcaling lo the southeast and thai two Commjunisl atlacks on villages near the Tatung airfield ,, ., • .. ,.-„ i as an international agency for pre-n can airmen forced down in Yugo- men" then swam away into the scrvin g peace j n the face of veto s]av territory within 48 hours or m |. h V- i u- i -j powers held by the big five nalions. Iac e action before the United Ka- Pohce and soldiers searched * Therc were strong fcars in Amer . «ee a«io counclL Haifa for them today without re- ican diplomatic quarters of .possi- Although high Yugoslav delega- suit. . blc Yugoslav deniancc of the -- - - - -' ..,.!,.„„ ..„, „ . Nervousness in Jerusalem was ultimatum—and with that possibili- pccts mcl with Coaches Dildy and intense--amid obvious security pre- ly the chance that a Russian veto Tollcll al Ihc High School last night paratipns. for a new phase of Brit- of security Council action would and discussed the coming season ish military operations. The coun- nave to be 1Tle t, which is only three weeks away, [try awailed a^dccisjon^by^Ll. ^icn ; | Bul therc was no American gov-| The menlors oullincd Ihe season'" "---•- to the group, discussed problems and presented a few 'musts' in regard to training and reporting for daily practice. Under Arkansas Athlelic setup.,-actual practice with coaches cannot start until September 1, but several of the boys plan to slart condilioning Ihcmselves by •taking daily laps around the football field. ..^..ough equipment will be ,sb.orl faicr?b6ys will have some to -start the season wilh and thc coaches have hopes of receiving more before : the firsl game Scplember 13. The players' dressing rooms have been repainted and -individual lockers sel up for each man. To Change Sides A proposal to move the players' bench to thc cast side of the field met with approval. In previous years Hope players occupied thc west side bench. But the players want to be as close to the band, ipcp squad and students as possibly; feeling student backing is as important as Ihe team ilsclf during foolball season. Bolstered by 12 returning lettermen this year's Bobcat team will have weight over the 1944-45 squads and will win plenty of games. Turnout -at Ihe meeting last night showed their eagerness lo 'get started', and spirit is unusually high. Besides lettermen 15 top reserves from last years 'squad attended the meet. Fourteen men without previous experience were there. Reserves Look Good It looks like Coaches Dildy and Tollett will have -plenty of reserve material lo work with as thc 1945 reserves and new huskey and some _ recruits probably arc wil beat oul Ihe experienced boys before the season is over. New mcr included Smith, a 200 pounder, re ccnlly moving lo JVope from Call fornia. He has had some foolbal experience. Prospecls and tentative positions: CENTERS: Robert McCullough*, Jack Ray*, Jimmy Wallers fR!, Spud Sulloivl, B. J. Porlcr 1; GUARDS: Billy Milum', Don Duffle 1, Jack Duffic (F), Bobby Franklin (R). TACKLES: Wilton Garrcll" Believes Istanbul Has More Cats to the Doorstep Than Any Other City in World By EDWIN B. GREENWALD (For Hal Boyle ) Istanbul, Turkey, Aug. 22 —(/I 1 ) — Talking about cats, as everybody does here, there arc people wilh more than their share of gelling around thc world who contend lhal Islanbul has more cals lo Ihc doorstep than any other city in any country. There arc no figures lo confirm or refute Inis, but a glance up and down any Istanbul strecl is enough lo convince the doubter thai there is some merit in thc argument. No one. official or otherwise, is willing to hazard even a rough guess on the city's feline population. bul Ihc supply can be described as well in excess nt ample. Lasl spring's killen crop littered to ago, hauled thorn by ship barren island in the sea of Marmora and abandoned them to an unhappy fate. Left without food and without access to thc mainland, the clogs simply devoured eacli other until, it may be reasoned, only one dog remained and he, ur she, presumably starved to death. Al least Ihere are no dogs loday on Ihe island which, /iol at all strangely, acquired Ihe name ''Dog Island." Therc is .10 tourist rude .there, either. So Islanbul's cats don't worry l-ioul dogs; it's Ihe dogs thai do lords. We he;. advise the statesmen charged with solving thc problems of atomic energy control to ponder this speculation -and then do something about il. Otherwise, that old phrase about the world going to Ihe doss may come lo sound ominously 'prophetic. ->, Ihc streets, choked blocked apartment utlcrs and house steps while Ihc number of roving parents in nowise diminished. Istanbul is a cat paradise, one of the reasons being thai there arc 1 few dogs to disturb noi-ir»sl cat routine. The Turks rounded up all the whalevcr worrying there is lo be done. Whereas canines usually aro toil dog anywhere else, they are ilrictly on the receiving end here •ind proceed wilh Ihe utmost caution and timid friendliness. A rc- port from the municipal ol'licc which (tikes care of such maivrs had been repulsed. As of ycslerdpy, the Communisl mobilization campaign was reported in "full swing.' Red sympathizers were exhorted to "join thc army, step up production and go all-out for the fronl.' The Communisl new China news agency reported that "emergency appeals were being spread through Shansi, Chiihar, and Hopci border region. White Man Quizzed in Mississippi Negro Shooting Jackson, Miss., Aug. 22. —(UP) —A Ufl-year-old white farmer from possetrarnpled Smith county w-as being quc'slioncd here loday in connection wilh Ihe wounding of four peace oficers in fronl of a gun- bristling Negro family's house. Hawkins would reveal only hal J. Sullivan had been qucslioncd as to his whcvcTtbouls and aclions last Sunday.-night when the four officers worcjK'shot while atlempling to arrest "riflepacking members of the craft elan. . Aulhorilics, meanwhile, announced the finding of thc U. S. army caroine with which Johnny Craft was said lo have storied the wild shcoting spree by firing inlo a passing automobile Sunday. Cant, Bill Morion*, Charles Cranford", Charles Wilson (R), S. A. Weslbrook (R), Denny Smith, Burgess Garrcll 1. ENDS: Clarence Walker (R), Carroll Huddlcston (Ri, John Bullock (R), James Russell (R), John McClcod 1, Larry Walker 1, Otis Keith 1, B. Osborn 1. LEFT HALFBACK: Buster Rogers*, Buddy Stilton (R), Mitchell LaGrono 1. RIGHT HALFBACK: Jack Bell-, Recce Miller", Charles Reed*, 0. T. Cran ford (R). QUARTERBACK: Douglas Mullins*, Lawrence Albritlon (R», Bobby Beardcn (R), J. B. Juris 1. FULLBACK: Jack Wells*. J. D. Mammons (R), Tommy Brill (R), Wesley Huddleslon 1. LEGEND: * Lellermcn, (R) Reserves, 1-First year. with ah average of 12.4 cenls - a pound for Ihe 1909-1914 period, 10.34 'or 1935-39 ;21.25 on July 15, 1945, and 30.83 on lasl July 15. The crop, lowever, is 3,263,000 off the 193544 average of 12,553,000 bales. At 35 cents, a 500-pound bale would bring farmers $175. Texas leads the cotton parade with a predicted harvest of 1,900,000 bales worth $332,500,000 — at 35 ccnls a pound. Al Ihis price, Arkansas and Mis sissippi ' farmers would realize more than $200,000,000. Thc Agriculture Department ha issued no 1946 cotlonsecd produc lion estimale, but said today tha if ratio of seed lo lint maintained thc 1935-44 average that farmers r"Mld count on 3,781,000 tons. At $60 a ton, the average price on jtuy 15, mat would bring in 226,860,000.' Based on the Department af Agriculture's Augusl 1 forecast of 'the 1946 crop and a flat 35-ccnts-a- pound price, collon growing slates would harvest and receive ior lint alone includes: Arkansas 1,270,000 bales valued al $222,250,000; Missouri, 810,000 •- — I-"- — ., -,. • ,. »* *.. j J.11C Mi**** v»*»v*w*r *,**••»»•*«•••. «~™^T — 1. A firm stand by_ the United . wou ld retain the present."absolute^ State's- against-Russia-s demands !,' bn aga i ns t any American flights* "-•" "- •*'--—'"* *--'• ° er Yugoslav territory and would . e designed to protect American' ircraft from attack by Yugoslav', ghter planes which might ven- urc over Austria. Thc whole consideration is based.e n a point made in the ultimatum ent to the Yugoslav government- ate yesterday in which the Unit- , d States said that the two air ilanes already attacked by Yugo- av Fighters may not have been wer Yugoslavia at all. The American note, demanding release of any of the 15 persons in , he two planes -who are "still alive,' declared that for the time being the United States makes no statement ; as -to the. exact lo- . cation of the two 'planes -when ,hey were attacked,' 'Undersecretary of State Acheson . today called in.: Ambassador Her- . schel Johnson for a' conference, ( presumably to discuss the possi- , bilities of filing an American complaint against Yugoslavia, in.;.the U. N. Security Council if the ¥t»go-, i : __ j- —'_i -«^.«l.. ...JtV. 41-tA dH- '. or a share in the 'military control f the strategic -dardanelles. 2. Disclosure by .those high.^in government of a 1 firm new policy gainst appeasing Russia and against a further ispcead of Soviety [ominalion over smaller and weaker countries. . ".'.--"' -If that policy is to come up -for' a quick test, the issue was unfolded n last nights blistering note to Yugoslavia. . Shorn of the traditional diplomatic salutalions, it was couched in Continued on Page Four and' 54, 250,000; Oklahoma, 310, 000 and $54,250,00. UN May Face Stiff Test in Slav Problem By CHARLES A. GRUMICH New York, Aug. 22 (/P)— The United States ultimatum to Yugo slavia threatens to confront thc United Nations Security Counci with a problem which could bring the whole peace organization to a bitter showdown which may hing upon thc big five veto power. Council delegations were cautiou today in speculating on what migh happen if the Yugoslav govcrnmen ignored tht American demand fo release of airmen held prisoner b thc Tito government following th shooting down of unarmed U. S transport planes. However, it was conceded tha the American throat to appeal t thc security council should Yugo slavia fail to comply would giv sl'avs do riot.comply With hour ultimatum. "'.'•-„. , Thc exact time the.'*, ultimatum period ends has : riot b'ee.n,officially . determined. The question is wheth-' er thc time begins to Tun from the * hour at which the' .Yugoslav•;foreign office: here'.'received, the text of the note or when the..American embassy in Belgrade received it, State department officials told reporters, there probably would be some determination of the time , elements later in the day. . ', Considerable interest was manifested by officials here in reports that American-made fighter planes reaching Yugoslavia though lend- lease channels may have been involved in the shooting down of ?f. '•'< rclakul that in June the offi< "disposed" of 137 stray dogs and only 'f\\^ and'fhaY's'tna'i. CaU are somelhfng else again, and Ihe sounds of the seven cals. Turks juri don't like dos ^ |i(p J- It* 4Vb> -* W V*J*V»*rf** **1T '••** r---r T — M -- - „ city's stray dogs some 30-odd years night offer ample proof. Better Government Leoguo Formed at Clarkeviile Clarksville, Aug. 22 —(/I 1 )— Ap proximatoly <300 persons assembler here lasl night and formed thc Johnson County "Better Govern ment League.' ''Collin Thrcadgill, a veteran, was named chairman. Thc group took oo .""Incline •' r < .1. Slate When officers went to thc Craft dent candidates for _ thc house Sunday night they were ber general election, greeted with vicious gunfire iinci all were wounded. The mure Negroes wore taken in to c'liaiodv when the carbine was found, raising the total lo 15 ar- rusted since posses starled their roundup of the swamp-hiding Craft band. Yarbrough, Independent ...... • • • • \\uich \ oration. Lloyd -. candidate for sheriff, explained to tl-ic group that the movement for "beller government in Johnson county" did not involve strictly veterans. Appeal Made to Acquit Nazi Party of Crimes Nuernberg, Germany, Aug. 2 2—-(/P) —A German lawyer asked thc war crimes 'tribunal loday to acquit i-hc Nazi party of war guilt so "innocent members will nol be punished un- ustly." Dr. Robert H. Scrvalius opened Ihe defense summations for six German organizations, on Irial with 22 ranking individuals such as Hermann Goering, Rudolf Hess, Roachim Von Uibbcntrop and Field Marshal WiLhclm Kcitol. He contended 2,500,000 Germans would be punished if Ihc Nalional Socialisl parly of Hiller were convicted. Verdicts arc expected ncxl month. Garland County Youths Held for .. Theft of Sugar " Hot Springs, Aug. 22 --(/l'i— Tw Hot Springs youths are bcin a movb held by Garland county officers i connection with .Ihcr thcfl of 3.00 pounds of sugar here Saturda action NOVP'-V night. Deputy Sheriff Will Low said thc young men admitted atea h-« ihr; sugar, which so far ha not been recovered. Officers sai iney thought it had been sold i neighboring counties. , .^ . j ic council its supreme test of American transport planes on Aug. uthorily lo settle disputes pacifi- 19 and Aug. 2,9. However, ^a stale • ally. ' ' " . Up to now the council never has een faced with such an emergency ,s might be brought before it were ic Yugoslavs, stiffened by Russian ackiiig, to ignore or Vmerican ultimatum. refect the The Yugoslav case, if il reaches ic council, is confidciilly expecled i informed U. N, quarters to fil lie pattern of conflict between. Rusia and the western powers 'overs ic irranian and Spanish cases still anguishing on the Council's, gcnda. Thc veto power vcslcd in thc big ivc, which Russia thrice invoked H Ihc Spanish case, may well jrovc thc deciding faclor should he Yugoslav case come before the Council. Should thc United Stales fail •eceivc a satisfactory reply from Belgrade within 48 hours after ihe Ultimatum is delivered in the Yugoslav capital, thc American Government is expecled to ask 'he President of Ihc Security Council Dr. Oscar Laugc of Poland, 'to cal a special session oC Ihc council. Dr. Langc lefl early today foi Washington to confer with Deal Acheson. action secretary of slate Aide to Dr. Langc said the visi was uol prompted by the Yugosla\ case and that the Polisn j-eprcscn lativc intended to "pay his re spects" to Ai'hensou as a 'olUiwu; to Dr. Lange's recent return :'roi Warsaw. The American, delegalion coul ask for a hearing after thc cuslon ary three-day interval or coulc plead urgency and c.mand. a ses sion at onco. department informant said the only planes lend-leased to Yugoslavia were three trainer and one small cargo craft. If any American-made planes are now in Yugoslav poses- sion, some diplomats suggested, they may have got there by way of Russia. The Soviet Union received lousands of U. S. combat craft uring the war. : In addition to scheduling a con. crcnce with, Herschel Johnson. V-cliesori also arranged a ?neeting >day with'" Polish Ambassador , Oskar Lange, who is serving this nonth as' .president of Ihe United , Sa(ions Security Council. However, . t was considered likely that any. discussion of Yugoslavia by Langc and Acheson would be incidental xo he main purpose of Lange's visit. , ie 'has just : returned from Poland and said he expected to report on lis trip. Officials here'have etn«>' all along thai the United States is not maKing any claim co the .vigni to unauthorized flight over Yugoslav territory. The American case is based on the contention that the Yugoslavs had no right, • however, to shoot down American aircraft which might have flown over their territory by mistaHe. T° this po- sftiou the Ultimatum added "ihe additional point lhat thc Yugoslavs had no intention to send fighter i-rafl beyond Yugoslav boundaries to shoot down American Cratt properly over Austria. '"' As the -18 hour fJllimalum ticked away, the, Unil^d gtjites $l£o.d ready —if necessary—for a showdown involving the whple structure ol world peace.

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