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Wrist m for literature, rtttt, ind rail or motor routet; well tend them tt once. Or. if you already know Tas HoMettTAB, jutt let u* know when tt eipcct you. HOMESTEAD Virginia Hal Springs A CHOICE WINE AT A LOW PRICE! FROM WORLD'S LARGEST WINERY . Romi Wine Co.. I« Fresno. Cil^ ALCOHOL -i0% BY / VOLUME POM& Wine A Liquor Co.,Wath.,'D.C. Belgians and Poles Starving, American Relief Aide Reports Gilbert Redfern Claims 'No Food' Policy Dooms Occupied Countries' Races The food shortage in occupied countries of Europe is already more acute than it was at the close of the last war and the women and children of Belgium and Poland are actually starving. Gilbert Redfern. American representative of the Pol ish Relief Commission, said here j yesterday. Mr. Redfern, who returned to the j United States about two weeks ago, held a press conference at the be hest of the National Committee on Food for the Small Democracies, which Herbert Hoover has been backing. He said that the races which in habit the small nations of Europe face "certain death” unless the Brit ish allow the United States to ship food in to the young of those coun tries. "We are making ourselves re sponsible for a policy of starving millions of women and children.” j he said. "The starvation is not theo- I retical—they are already starving in Belgium and Poland, too. Predicts Further Spread. “I have seen it in Poland. I know conditions there are worse than they were at the end of the last war and the same is true of Belgium. By next winter, these same conditions will hold in Norway and Holland and Finland.” Mr. Redfern, who is British born but is an American citizen who fought with the A. E. F„ has been in Poland since October, 1939. He helped organize the machinery which is feeding 50,000 Poles now,; with food purchased from Russia! with money contributed by Ameri cans and exiled Poles, j. He returned to this country and made a report to Mr. Hoover on con ditions in the conquered small coun GILBERT REDFERN. —Star Staff Photo. tries. His knowledge of Belgium is based on a conference which he j held in Moscow, on his way back to this country, with representatives of 1 Belgian relief commissions. Charge* British Blunder. “The British made a terrible blunder in refusing to allow relief to the small democracies," he said. ‘‘All Mr. Hoover's group wanted to do was to feed the children of these nations. This will not affect the j outcome of the war a bit. If we ; don't feed them, it is certain that j they won't be fed. “The Germans won't feed them. In the first place, they don't feel the j humanitarian responsibility which i we do. In the second place, they ! don't have the fats—which is what is needed—with which to supply the people of Belgium and Poland. “The Germans are shipping in wheat from their war reserves to feed the Belgians. They take full credit for doing this, and blame the British and Americans for trying to! win the war by 'starvation and pesti lence.’ They are making the most of the propaganda value of their activity. Fear* Race* Will Perish. “The only people who are getting sufficient food are the workers—in munitions industries—and the pro Nazis. If we were sending in food, the people of these countries would look on us with kindness. They would not be dependent on the Ger mans. “None of the food would go to the Germans. It would not help them a bit. It might save the Bel gians and Dutch and Poles and Nor wegians from extinction. For if their children die—and they will if we don't feed them—their race may perish. Can we allow this to hap pen?” Mr. Redfern was a newspaperman in Warsaw for several years before the war and had previously been assigned to posts in Central Europe with the United States Commerce Department. Southern Publishers Hear Advertising Is Shrinking By th« Associated Press. EDGEWATER PARK. Miss . May 20.—Speakers told members of the Southern Newspaper Publishers’ Association, in convention here, that the downward trend of ad vertising is continuing and that newspaper advertising lineage has not kept pace with wage increase demands. Harry Bradley of the Birming ham News and Age Herald, chair man of the Advertising Commit tee, asserted last night that 50 to 60 per cent of national lineage that newspapers have lost since the peak has not gone to radio or other com peting media. It simply does not exist, he told the convention, “because advertis ers either have gone out of busi ness or a different competitive situation now exists in the industry. “Our problem,” he said, “is to find out what we can do to attract back to newspapers that part of this loss it is still possible to get back, which, by the way, is a tre mendous amount of business, and if it could be done, would solve the national advertising problems.” Raw, smarting surface relieved amat* ingly by the soothing medication of RESINOL. i THE BOLTING “JEEP"—With a test driver at the wheel and a reporter holding on for dear life beside him, one of the new miniature Army reconnaissance cars, known affectionately as the “jeep,” tops an embankment in Rock Creek Park. —Star Staff Photo. Mile-a-Minute Army 'Jeep' Magnifies Rough-Riding Thrills 'Bug Car' Bolts Into Ditches, Scampers Over Hills in Rock Creek Park Test By THOMAS C. HARDMAN. If in the old days you ever bounced in a model T through a deeply plowed field, multiply the sensation by 10 and you can imagine a test ride in an Army “jeep.” One of the mechanical bucking broncos was in Washington yester day for informal inspection by War Department officials and interested members of Congress. Later in the dav, this reporter took a little tour “in the rough” with the test driver. Red Hausmann of Toledo. Ohio, who has been toughened by eight months of “jeep” steering. A clearing in Rock Creek Park near the P Street Bridge, where construction workers have dumped piles of dirt, dug deep furrows with heavv truck wheels and raised a clifflike embankment more than 40 feet high, was selected as the prov ing ground. Hardlv had we adjusted ourselves In the front seat of the mile-a minute bug before the thing bolted toward a 4-foot drop. Two-Point I.andinif. Red held her as we jolted almost upside down in the middle of the drop and whammed to a two-point landing. This first maneuver was negotiated without the loss of any thing but my hat. For a moment I thought my stomach was in it. The “jeep” bounded like a wild demon over the enlarged washboard left by truckers In the clearing and roared toward the 60 per cent angle cliff. There was a grinding noise, then that funnv-tummy feeling again and we were half way up the side. Welcome was the sight of the top, but Red had some ideas. With a jerk on the wheel we were scamper ing along the side of a man-made precipice. With closed eyes I awaited developments. Acts Like a Good Jeep. Things sort of whirled and then the ground seemed to be meeting us head on. We still had four wheels under us, however, and the ‘•Jeep" leveled off, like sll good “jeeps” do. according to Red. There was no time to discuss the Issue, for we were racing toward the dirt piles now at a high speed. The turn through the piles—on our nose, then up in the air, first hanging on one side and then the other, spanking ourselves unmerci fully all the while—was great fun for Red. It was a time for clutch ing seat supports or canvas sides or anything that could be reached at the time. As a finale, we sped up a 4-foot road embankment, the machine's front wheels rearing 3 feet in the air as we hit the top, bounced to a level and then plunged down the other side. “You want to back up?” asked Red. Before there was a reply the “jeep” was hoisting its rear end up the embankment. We made it. “It’s the front-wheel drive that makes her do that,’’ Red explained. There seemed to be no comment but “Yeah " The Army already has placed or ders for 4.500 “jeeps” with the Willis-Overland. Bantam^and Ford factories and 10,000 more are sched uled for order. They will be used as command or reconnaissance cars. 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The storm may veer, the miscreant may be falsely ac cused or too harshly accused. But, again, such wrongs easily righted where alert, free and competitive newspapers exist. All of us know the very human satisfaction we get from exposing the weakness or failure of a rival—and among newspapers the rivalry to be accu rate, to be FIRST with the RIGHT news gives every editor a wholesome respect for the truth. THE NEWSPAPER IS THE GUARDIAN whom you set to watch your fellow men. If there were not watchers —and RE PORTERS—do you suppose a scandal would ever be exposed? Could you expect a grafting officeholder or an incompetent leader in any field to come forth VOLUN TARILY and confess his sins? Or, on the other hand, how could a loyal and honest official who had ferreted out corruption get the news to you if the newspapers followed the philosophy of the little monkeys? * * * We newspaper publishers aren’t telling you these things to impress you with OUR virtues. We are only trying to show you how to use one of the sharpest weapons of democracy—freedom of speech and opinion. As INDIVIDUAL publishers, we must sink or swim according to our ability ‘ to serve our individual readers. But COL LECTIVELY, the SYSTEM of maintain ing a press independent of all censorship is a "must” in a democratic form of government. Over 300 leading newspaper publishers join together to bring you this u<eekly message about the function of the press in a free nation. Newspaper Publishers Committee, 420 Lexington Aue., New York.