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Lebanon Daily News from Lebanon, Pennsylvania · Page 39

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Thursday, October 31, 1963
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Page 40 Lebanon Dally NBWS, Lebanon, Pa., Thursday, --October 31, 1963 Indian Police Still Trying To Wipe Out Bandits NEW DELHI (UPI) — The bad old days of "thuggee" (vit- Ual strangling) by bandits may be over but Indian police still face the problem of eliminating their better armed, modern successors. India has had a bandit problem for centuries. During the early 19th century, hordes of tough thugs (bandits) went about the country, plundering and killing. The thugs waylaid bullock cart caravans of pilgrims and, after robbing the victims, performed their mass strangling ceremony. Most of these desperadoes were devout Hindus. They wor shipped tlie godess Kali, to whom their victims were dedicated. They garroted their victims with silk bandanas because it was considered a bad omen to stab people with daggers or behead them with swords. British Accomplishment One of the outstanding accomplishments of a British Viceroy of India in the middle 19th century was the suppression of "thuggee." Lord William Bentinck Imported a burly army officer from Britain, Major General Sleeman, and gave him the task of hunting down the thugs. During a mass anti-bandit campaign which lasted several years, Sleeman captured thousands of thugs. Most were hanged and the organization was disbanded. British rulers maintained their rigid control over lawlessness until they left the subcontinent in 1947 but relaxed conditions following independ ence brought about a revival of bandits in the country. The new class of bandits proved to be a bigger menace. "These new dacoits (robbers) are actually bands of well organized marksmen who do drill actually bands j& well organized marksmen who do drill and target practice in army fashion," one retired police commandant told UPI. These bandits fully exploited the governmental change-over in 1947 and lost no time in organizing gangs which operated from bases in riverside jungles in central India. One of the most famous Indian bandits was a tough, mustached feudal lord, Raja (King) Man Singh, a sort of Indian Robin Hood who robbed the rich and helped the poor. More than 1,000 policemen chased Man Singh for seven years until 1955 .when a Gurkha sniper shot the bandit king while he crossed a stream. Man Singh's lieutenant, known as "Roopa, the Handsome One," took over after his chief's death and was a con- slant terror until 1959 when he, too, was killed by police. The so-called anti-dacoity operations have cost the exchequer a sizable amount of money. The Uttar Pradesh government alone has a 1 million rupee ($1.5 million) plan for elim ination of bandits. Inspector General of Police, K. F. Rustomji of Madkya Prad- ish said banditry in India should end in another 10 years. Rustomji, thinks the bandits now don't have the same local Seat Belts Going Into All Cars; Now, Fasten'Em! Seat belts will be factory installed on all U.S.-built cars by next January 1 and* in some cases sooner, George H. Seltzer, assistant secretary of t h e Palmyra Lebanon County Automobile Club, reported today. "This is welcome news indeed," Seltzer commented. protection they did until a few years ago. "They have come down to kidnapping children now, and there is a public revulsion against them which has pro duced solid support for the police in the new series of anti- dacoity encounters," Rustomji said. "There/ is no question as to the effectiveness of seat belts in preventing .deaths and injuries in traffic smash-ups. ., 'The belts will toe Installed only on the front seats, according to the plans of most manu facturers, but will be available as an extra-cost option for the rear seats. Hastening the decision of 'the car makers to take this action was the fact that some 26 states have adopted legislation making seat belts mandatory on cars sold in those states. "Meanwhile, legislation is making progress through Congress which, if passed, will give Uncle Sam the right to pre scribe minimum standards for seat-belts sold in interstate com. merce. This should drastically cut jdovm -the number "of substandard belts which have been offered on the market." ... Seltzer s t r e s s e d that these efforts will mean little unless people get into the habit of fastening the belts. "A belt is quite useless when you are sitting on it," he pointed out. "The careful driver should see thai all passengers have protected themselves before he steps on the starter." . Large male lions weigh up to 500 pounds — almost twice as much as their mates. Local Pastor Speaking ^ To LVC Sociology Class •• '•• '•'•'•:' 'v <:' The Rev."Ralph iB, iSnyder, pastor of the St. Andrewf Presbyterian ;.Church, is "addressing the sociology class, "iSbcial Institutions." at Lebanon; iValley College today and next Thursday. . ; .. . ' • ;"''.;' • According to Miss A1 i c • Brumbaugh, chairman of s the department of sociology, Rev. Snyder will discuss the book "Tha Suburban Captivity of th« Churches," by Gibson Winter. Humans can make about 700,000 different, meaningful gestures through, body movement* and facial expressions. SCHAFFER'S 35th Save During j Our Anniversary * COAT SALE Unrestricted Choice of All Better Fur Trimmed Coats 20% Off Regular Price Tag vWANT MORE FOR YOUR MONEY...KEEP YOUR EYE ON GRANTS The Weather Is Breaking The Cold Way... 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Collar and trim laminated to foam. 36-44, Buy Now - Pay In January Use A Convenient Schaffer's Charge Account Quality Coats Save From 20% To 30% 34 CHILDREN'S JACKETS .97 Sale *4 REGULARLY 5.14 BOYS: Sixes 3-7 • Nylon ski-style, qufltlme^ • Cotton corduroy bomber »tyi% acrylic pile lined • Completely washable GIRLS: Sizes 34X • Cotton poplin, tarpoon • Quilt lined • Completely washabla GRANTS-OWN BRAND I'SB* 3 PC PAJAMA-COAT SET Sale 3.44 RIOUtARLY 9.99 ^nv, Set combines soft, machine vmdhatfa cotton ehalli* print pajamas with solid color oordana shorty coat. 34-40. PENNLEIGtr PftfP BOYS' DOE-LON* HOOJWED PARKA 95 Reg. To 49.95! You'd expect to pay a lot more for coats with surh Style and Qualicy! Terrific Valuea for Juniors, Petites, Misses and Women! A Group Of Better All Wool COATS luxurious woolens—plaids tweeds— chesterfields ... many with pile linings! $ 25 Reg. To 39.95! Your chance to buy a New Winter Coat at Great Savings! All better coats from our own stock reduced for this sale only! 39 95 Sale 8 REGULARLY 10.99 Vinyl parka resists staining, splitting.. .wipes [dean with damp cloth. Full quilted body. Bulky knit cefcx; caffs. 6 to 16. Reg. To S9.95! This group includes FUR TRIMS in the new popular styles! Also a large selection of tweeds, plaids, and luxury woolens! Famous labels such as Forstmann, Worumbo, and HockanumI All Weather COATS Reg. to 17.95! CHILDREN'S ORION" ACRYLIC STRETCH SLACKS Sale 2.27 Completely washable, warm fleecy backing, footstraps. Red, royal, black, copen. 4-6X. RIGULARLYa.** TORERO' WOOL AND NYLON STRETCH PANTS Sale 5.88 65% wool, 35% stretch nylon. Zephyr* zipper. Black, brown, spruce. Misses' sizes 8 to 16. RIOULARIY *.9* Grant's Permanent Anti-Freeze ....'.... GAL 1.47 Misses' Wool Knit Hats, REG. 1.00 SALI 771 Misses' Hi-Pile Duster, REG. 6.99 SALE 5.88 Girls' Lined Wool & Rayon Slacks, REG. 2.99.SALE 2.47 REVERSIBLE QUILT MYLON SKI PARKA Sale 9 .94 FULLY LINED balma- c a a n s, chesterfields and reversibles in popular colors! Sizes 5 to 15 and 8 to 18. • Kangaroo hood • Sturdy zipper front Hood rolls down in'o collar. Jacket reverses from black to red or blue to black. Ski-tow tab on one of two pockets. 8 to 18. GRANTS-OWN BRAND PENNLEIGH® PREP BOYS'COTTON CORDUROY SLACKS Sale 3.56! Children's Warm Lined PANTS Sale 1.57 -*>-'-** -' * REVERSIBLE QUILT NYLON SKI JACKET Sale 11 * REGULARLY 1.99 REGULARLY 3.99 PLEATLESS IVY STYLING Machine washable. Sanfor- ized, less than 1% shrinkage. Top colors. 6 to 16. TAPERED CONTINENTALS Fabric stays soft even with machine washing. Adjustable side tabs. 5 colors. 6-18 GRANTS-OWN BRAND GRANTOGSl LITTLE BOYS' DENIM JEANS e Lined; print cotton flannel • Sanforized cotton denim e Bar-tacked at points of strain • Machine washable, vat-dyed • SizesStoT LITTLE GIRLS'COTTON CORDUROY LONGIES • Machine washable • Cotton flannel lining • Self-belt, or elastic waist • Solids, prints. Sizes 3-6X GRANTS^JWN BRAND _ _ ___ PENNLEIGH® MEN'S GRANTS-OWN BRAND PENNLEIGH COTTON SUEDE SHIRT HEAVYWEIGHT THERMAL .., 1,25 Floral, Navajo, or water* color print reverses to solid color. Hood folds into collar. Zipper front. Misses' sizes 8 to 18. MEN'S FINE QUALITY VINYL SLIPPERS Sale 1.57 REGULARLY 1.9* Mocc-style with warm, colorful red fleece lining, soft soles. heels. Natural. Sizes 6 to 12. . Absorb€nt Sole 1.64 RICULARLY 1.99 • Machine washable • San- forized • Top stitched collar • 2 pockets • S-M-L-XL. KNIT SHIRTS & DRAWERS Pockets Sale 1.67 "—- REGULARLY 1.99 IACH Wearing •S-M-L-XL Store Hours: Monday thru Thursday 10 A.M. to 9 P.M. — Friday 10 A.M. to 9:30 P.M. — Sat., 9:30 A.M to 9 P.M, •CHARGI.IT' NO MONEY DOWN 30 DAYS Oft MONTHS TO PAY W. T. OR ANTT CO Yewxrc F/Ojpx/J&i F-«x*«*iJ&f SXbrp, PLENTY OF FREE PARKING AT BOTH STORES 810 So. Quentin Road, Lebanon, Pa. • Lebanon Valley Shopping Center, Palmyra, Pa. V. .4

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