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, Mordi If, t9S4 SfAR, HO PI, Public Break Not Likely in Ranks By JAMES MARLOW • ......... WASHINGTON tffl — The Eisenhower administration may have decided lo put a damper- on Sen. McCarthy but obliquely and without the 'parly^shatlering effect which might come from a head-on, public break. One of the most highly placed Republicans, with the unripr?f.and iq$ his name would not bo us-ecl. hns indicated administration strategy is "to get McCarthy out of the headlines and get our story across." This may tnke some doing since the Wisconsin Republican has a sharp sense of news and nows timing. For instance: if anyono cracks at him, he usually replies at onco so trfe attack and the reply appear at the same time. (Bui one thing is clear: last week ;itf*waf,< riding high; this week he Sins run into a stone wall. Wns f his, in view of what the highly placed Republican said, the result 3 f accident or method Ln.st week President Eisenhower rebuked McCarthy 'foi his tac- ncs -,vith witnesses, although with;.nil naming him. And McCarthy ivithin one hour — an example of pis fast timing — told Eisenhower !n rffecl he'd handle witnesses as -.ic'.^nw fit. i Eisenhower has benn criticized, 'particularly by Adlai Stevenson, 'or not taking a stronger stand •in McCarthy. A stronger stand night have deflated McCarthy but t also might have angered him md split the partv into faction.-: ,. By week's end McCarthy's energy, poise and power seemed tin- iislurbed and undiminished. Then 'atiirday night in a Miami speech Benson critici/ed Eisenhower, ;iis administration, and McCailhy ^Anyone could have guessed McCarthy would deman.'l the networks give him equol radio-tele ''ision time to rspiy. Ho did. But .he. Republican National Commit •fie also demanded rime for a re- My to Stevenson. 5 The networks, which last fall :ave McCarthy equal time to reply !o former President Truman, said cTtoj" to McCarthy and "Yes" to he "Republican committee. .; High administration sources say ANCELS OF MERCY — Student nurses in Dacca, Pakistan, gather around a dummy patient as a UN nurse demonstrates sick-care technique on the model. The UN is currently providing equipment for over 200 nursing schools to train women as nurses and midwlveS. i % Eisenhower himself called Leonar d Hall, Republican JSniiomil Committee chairman, and suggested the committeL' ask for the air time. Hall did. The President may not intentionally havo boon trying to forestall McCarthy but that was the result. McCarthy acknowledged the''committee's • right to time on the air but-insisted he was-clue time, also, because Stevenson crit- ized him. He said th^ networks would give him the ti.ri'j or they'd learn what tlic law is. The law says candidates for public of/ice be pn'tn "equal opportunities" on I- 1 ' 0 air But--.McCarthy is not now a candidate. McCarthy sakl the rules of the Federal Communications Commission, the •foTl.j-.v.l agency controlling the nil wave',, "provide I must be given time to answer these charges. ' The networks didn't budget. And yesterday i'l Nciv York, McCaiihy refused V.i lit NBC and OB3 c ?m- eramen talc; pictures of him at a news eonC(!ron:i>. FCC member Ho'or!rt E. I.ee-'s.iid he thought it a square deai for the networks to give the Republican party time, instead of McCarthy, to reply to Stevenson. "McCarthy's .my friend," Lee said, "but in this case it seems I would have to say: 'Look, pal, it seems like a square deal to me.' " "If that's the rule,""* McCarthy said, "the rule . has got...tq be changed." He said he would .hire lawyers to check whether he has a right to demand time from the networks.' ', . . "• V, But that wasn't all that •'hap pened. Yesterday Sen. Flanders (H- Vt) tore into McCarthy on the Senate floor.. He charged McCarthy is "doing his best to shatter"!'the Republican party and ,' by hist ' ac Uions is diverting, the.nation from ' "far more dangerous problems" than internal-communism, : -';; • Meanwhile, Vice President Nixon was picked — reportedly by Eisen hower — to make the Republican party's reply to Stevenson Saturday night. Spring is near but for McCarthy this week brought the chilliest weather he has had to endure since the Eisenhower administra lion took over in January 1953. Early Implements ' Crude stone implements, known as "eoliths," represent the earliest known handiwork of rrian. They were chipped out by the cave ."men at the beginning of the' Stone "Age. MackSennett Gang Holds Reunion By BOB tHOMAS HOLLYWOOD Wl — Mack Sennett once Hollywood sking of comedy, took a Sentimental journey into ihe past last night'as his stars of yesterday gathered for a reunion at his old studio; The ci-eator of the Keystone Kops and the Maek.Scnhett bathing beauties was the subject of the TV show "This Is Your Life " Emcee Ralph Edwards assembled imany of the old Sennelt troupe for dinner and drinks at the site of ihp old Keystone studio in the Edendale .district of Los Angeles. The place is now used by a trucking firm, and the company erected an obelisk in honor of the studio for the occasion. The 69,-year-old Canadian-born producer was taken completely by surprise. He was induced to at tend the program by Cameron Shipp, with whom he is writing his memoirs. He was supposed to be appearing on a show called "So You Want to Write a Book," and a phony script was even con(coded. . "How am I going to live up to 'The ;.King of Comedy,' " Sennett remarked .afterward, referring to hjs' billing' on the show. "I wish I had gotten more, .laughs." . There were many laughs and much sentiment at the' after-show party. Edwards had assembled many figures from Sennett's past, among them, his boyhood sweetheart from Northampton, Mass., Mrs. Ror.e Clark, .whom.'he hadn't seen in many : decades. Also. Fritzi , Scheff star • of '.Mademoiselle Modiste," in which Sennett played a chorus boy 50 years ago. The,dwindling ranks of the Keystone Koss included Hank Mann, Chester and Heinie' Conklin and Andy Clyde. Other Sennett stars present in-; eluded Sally Eilers, Phyllis Haver, Louise Fazenda,, Jack Mulhall, Franklin Pangborn, Minta Durfee Arbuckle and Alberta Vaughn. Harold Lloyd was there and recalled working t hree or four months as a juvenile for Sennett at $50 a week before moving on tp greater fame. Sennett who also started 'such stars as Charlie Chaplin; Bing Crosby, W.C. Fields, Carole Lombard and Gloria Swanson, has been i nsemi-retirement since 1935. He leads an active life, remaining in touch with the show 'Ukpyright, 1953. by Elli*t*th Srfffet Distributed by King Fratum SymliciW ^CHAPTER THIRTY NINE SHELLY sat thoughtful fpr_ a linute. Then she opened a d?aw- r, took out her straw purse, laid on the record folder and dialed le telephone. She asked If she could see Mr. arr if she came to the plant. Mr. Carr would see her. At the plant, Shelly was told to 0 directly to Mr. Carr's office, nd a dozen people spolte to.her as wv went through to its door, pened it. Four men rose,at her ntrance. Everett, E.J., Williard nd Mr. Jarvis, who was the plant awyer. . . Everett came to her, and went hrough the motion of kissing her. 1 didn't Know you'd got back," e said, almost angrily. Shelly smiled. "I got back about our yesterday. It was hot In St. ouis." "Shelly—" E. J. blurted, and his afifcer scowled at him. w This is no time to pussyfoot!", ricd the son. "Shelly, can you ell us where Talboy Is?" "Why, yes," she said quietly, He went to Chicago on business, le left late Sunday evening—he old Mrs. Vandable There was an itchy silence In he big office. Shelly sat down, nd the men resumed their chairs, he laid the folder on, the desk. . "Miss Browne," she said calmly, 0(| fal boy's office nurse-—told me little ot the trouble here—what he knew—that this man had been old he had a legal case against: he company." Jarvis made a gobbling sound. "I brought the record over," aid Shelly. "It contains all the ata on him, all his examinations nd X-ray reports, records ot his oice, made three months ago, Vith the notation—" She glanced t J^er father-in-law, then at the 'aviyer "—that Dr. Talboy (eared lulmonary involvement. There's Iso a note to the effect that the nan still refused to use the thera- icutic measures provided' by the left-actor'y against sillcosis," Would they recognise Craig's fore- fight In Keeping this record? "We're glad to nave that ma- ,erlal," said Everett quickly. "Oh, yes!" agreed Jarvis. "1 don't see how they can think iw have a case!" decided Wil- "Lewis advised him that he did," ;aid E,J. morosely, "What we vant to Know is this—did Talboy nake Evans stand out in the rain Sunday afternoon and help mm yith the fellow who was hurt?" fiheliy looked blank. "1 must lave mls&ed out on something,'' ihe said in a puazled tone, "You ee, l was gone Sunday—" They all helped tell her of the H& asleep on the tracks, of the ;aT'Dr. Talboy had saved hUn !rom further injury, ana then had lone a tine Job of amputating the irushed (eg. , . "Well," she saldi pointedly, "It's \, good thing th§t A0 was In town Sunday!'- 1 The men all stopped to IQO.JS a.t ier, Thoi)ghtitiljy. t<? Myra. Just that he could be reached at the Stevens." '"> thought you two had eloped," said. Wiilard with heavy humor, "when you both turned up missing." . Shelly laughed prettily. "Well, that would be a juicy tale!" she agreed. "I'm sorry to spoil it. But a long habit of telling the truth makes' me admit that I went to St. Louis—and alone." She saw her opening and took it. Looking Innocently around, she continued, "You see, my .uncle had heard of a new medical 'technique which he thought might help Mother. He wanted to try .it, and 1 'decided it would >Be best to discuss it .with him In person. I -really wished- Stephen were here! I Knew so little—but Uncle Adolphe was not bothered by such a handicap. He always Knows the right.person to consult, and even though it was Sunday, we got a medical consultation—and were advised not to attempt the treatment." It was, certainly, the longest speech she had ever made before, or with, Stephen's family. The three men looked a little blank. "1 had never let myself put much hope into it," she reassured them. "But Uncle hoped it would be successful, because he's afraid the Hideouts;are liable to cerebral hemorrhage.: He was pretty depressed Sunday night; I was glad to.point but; to him that the ones in the family .who had had stroKes were .the, ones who took least care of their Health, an uncle wno drank .too -much, and my mother who worked and fretted too much. But Uncle Adolphe—" Everett Carr coughed. Shelly glanced ' at him, and tensely clasped her hands upon her purse. "Are you talking about Adolphe Hideout in St. Louis?" he demanded. "Why, yes. Do you know him? But, of course, you do! He says , , ." "The R1 d e o u t Chemical com' pany, Jarvis," Everett explained to all the other men. "The family settled St Louis—you say he's your uncle, Shelly?" "He'a a cousin pf my mpther's. •But, In our family, children call all the older men 'Uncle,'" "First cousin?" "Yes." Her eyes held a question, E..J. and WHlard were looking at her as tf they expected a bpmfc to explode at any minute. Or, she thought later, as If they were <ready to demand documentary prpot, Everett leaned back in hie ctiajr, "Does Stevle know Adolphe Rldeput . , ," he gulped, "... Is your gousln?" "Well, yes, 1 think Stephen does know. Not that It makes any d'jt- terejjce," sjtie. said demurely, "Ste? phen Is no snob." Everett took a deep, steadying breath. "He should have told MS," he said coldly. "Why?" «WfW'- M JSveretj moved Qiinga about pji ma. big desk, *No reason, "That's'all there really Is," Shej- ly agreed pleasantly. She stood tip; turned' to Mr.' 'Jarvis; "1' thought perhaps—in case there was a lawsuit, you'd want to have photo- static copies made of this record. Don't let it get lost. Dr. Talbo'y would be '^ngry if anything happened to his files: he's so'.painstaking with them." She walK'ed out of the room, with four stunned men watching. "By gum!" said Everett. "1 knew she had good blood—the first time I saw her .walk!" . , ; Excitement fizzing in her veins, Shelly went bacK to the office and put in a call for Craig. By eaiiy afternoon, she reached him, and then remembered to talk guard«l- ly. Something had come up, she told him, some trouble ... "With you?" he broke in, his tone anxious, ready— .; "No," s h e answered serenely,, then added, "except that I'm still fighting on your side. This was at the plant." \ "What about your own square of canvas 1" "Oh that bell has been ringing every five.minutes since I've'been home. And I'm doing toe!" 1" His deep chuckle vibrated across the wires. "Good! Well, I've some appointments-^-but I'll try to get there tomorrow evening. Or early on Thursday, sure." "That'll be ane, doctor," she. answered. "Goodtoy," He reached Norfolk the next night, and drove straight to Snei- ly's house; there were lights downstairs and he'went in; Donald greeted his friends effusively—for Donald—and Ike brought the dojc- tor a stem of cold Deer, Myra sat where she could be seen through a window by any interested passers-by. '-.-',' Craig looked a little tired, but not especially worried qver what Shelly might be going to tell him. However, when she had finished her account of the Bob Evans situation, he drained his mug, and set it on the tray with a crash. His black eyes were like coals, "How's the chap whose leg 1 took off Sunday evening?" he asked tightly, The Vandables and Shelly looked at him, astonished. Craig got to his feet and began to pace around the room; the windows were open, and Before on? Pt them a tan blew softly. "J'na not crazy," he threw at his listeners. "On Sunday, Bob Evans helped me care tor that blacK boy; I thought he had a changed opinion of me as a doctor, 1 confess 1 asked him to help me SQ that ne might see me In a different light; he's made plenty ot trouble for me with the men. So tell me! What happened 't Did the fella die?" "He 1 ? doing fine," said Shelly gravely, "But I can tell you what hapjiseed to Evaaa.^ "Shelly, noney . . ,* protested Myra, &s she migW n.ftve a chnd agai{ist gqlng % red-ftp* §tove, Sheil} emUed wanly, and ed a lpsj$ oi f nair away from fa.ee. "He n^ In (act, ft IN NEW POST - Vice Adm. Thomas Selby Combs is the new commander of the U. S. 6th Fleet in the Mediterranean area, succeeding Vice- Adm. John H. Cassady. Admiral Combs has been in charge of the 2nd Fleet in Norfolk, Va. Kansans Quest-ion Arkansas' Eligibility WICHITA, Kan. Iff). — A playoff game between the AAU bns ketball champions of, Arkansas and th e Missouri VpJfe.v remained an uncertainty today after a'question was raised about the amateur standing of the Arkansas team. An AAU .official, Irvin Van Blarcon, said here that the man ager of the El Dorado Legionnaires told Tony Voshell, manager of the McPherson, Kan., team, that "most of my boys are high school coaches and can't play on Friday night." . McPherson wants the game on Friday night at their home court, but El Dorado is insisting that the game be' played on a Saturday. Van Blarcon said that under the AAU rules as enforced in Kansas* high school coaches are professionals.' He said that he told Voshell: "If the Arkansas Association issues El Dorado the necessary travel, permits, it takes the responsi bility, and- you're .safe in placing them Friday; night. The eligibility matter can be settled later." world and playing golf daily. The only disappointment of the evening was dessert. Custard pie was not .served. Petition to Save Jenkins Piled §y HATCH ..... ROCK MS - A petition fw a UAHed States Supreme Court review of the convlctioft ana death sentence of Indian Sill Jenkins wits filed in Washington toSay. dov. Wancis Cherry was advised of the filing by a telegram from C6urt Clerk Harold B. Litley. Later Cherry talked by telephone to the clerk's office at Washington and was advised that the petition for Jenkins would be heard by Associate Justice Tom Clark later today. ,, The governor said he anticipated that, the action before the court probably would result in a stay of sentence for Jenkins, scheduled to be electrocuted at Tucker Prison Faim Friday morning The soveinor said, however. that, if necessary, he would grant 1 another rtay to see that Jenkins' receives the' benefit of all possible legal procedure. State Senator to Retire WARREN (M— > State ,Sen. Lee Reaves today announced that he will retire from politics. Reaves has been a state senator for 16 years. Reaves, who now manages Radio Station KWRF here, said the press of personal business was responsible for his decision. He was the third ranking mem ber in seniority irt the Senate The only other senators who havo served longer are Ellis M. Fagan of Little Rock and Roy Milum of Harrison. Rep. Oliver Williams, of Sheridan and George Chaney of War ren both have filed for Reavej' 10th District seat. Power Disrupted at Hot Springs HOT SPRINGS Oft— Half the city of Hot Springs and residents 14 miles north to Owensville wero without electricity for about four hours last night when a 13,000 volt power line was broken. Police said wires supporting a utility pole at the intersection of Gorge Road and Little Rock Highway, near the North city limits, apparently was struck by a car. Officers said emergency powet units were used for operations ur derway at the city hospital ^a candles were lighted for about 500 people in the midst of an evening meal at the Majestic Hotel. CHAPTER FORTY CRAIG came to stand stiffly before her. "You—and me?" he rasped. : "Yes. -Either that wife of his— or Dr. Lewis—or both—told Evans j. that you and I had gone off. to.'•< gether." '" ~ "He knew I was around on Sunday evening." • "He didn't know but what I was tqo. He did know, and could veri fy, that we both were gone on Monday, and that was when he gave Lewis the go-ahead on the lawsuit. > "But why?" cried Craig. "Is he so moral— 1 mean, to be shocked at a story?" "His wife is," said Myra. mean, she's the sort to talk high morals—in othah people. An' when ;her sort gets to work on a husband, what chance does he stand to do his own thinkin'?" Craig slumped into a chair. "I'm afraid she's right, Shelly. Bob was ready to change his mind about me—and then a thing like gossip had to spoil it. The fact that the go s s i p is not true, of course, doesn't signify." Shelly lifted her golden head. "Let's not be so tactful as to con fuse the issue. We four know how close the gossip was to truth, left ^-Norfolk because I svas fed up with boing lonely. You were ready to be kind, to me. And I. had behaved publicly in a way to encourage ypur—kindness." .Craig scowled. "Being kind to you could be a very pleasant thing," he admitted, .: ;Ike laughed, and Myra told him to shet up! Shelly's smile was a little weary. "What I was working toward— hadn't we better tr^ to handle the situation, as it exists rather than the one which seems more reasonably?" "You mean this lawsuit that Lewis has filed ?" "As I understand it, he appears in the charge only as 'contrary medical ' opinion.' " Now Shelly's demure smile was gilded with misr chief. Craig was on his feet again. Storming at Lewis, storming at the position he and the plant were in—at th-e power given the workmen without any insistence that they know what they were talking about. And the plant, he concluded, positively should not be responsible or liable if it provided protection and that protection was not used by the workers! ."Craig 1 /' Shelly said then,"didn't your-at the first MedioaJ society meeting here in Norfolk talk about the dusX'therapy program to the other doctors?" "Yes," he growled. "I also proposed that Lewis' license be suspended. At that meeting." "The two things tie in, of course," she agreed sweetly. "But I recall your saying that the other men—the other doctors—all seemed interested jn what yovi told them, and approved of your therapy." Now she glanced at him. "What are you suggesting?" he asked $$rjly, Sh,e mailed, &n<} smoothed her WUr SQWfpd, Sfeirt, "QiMy tfcftt rt' t fpMn opportunity, p r aj g , fast y$\i, go, t& thg meet-fog- local society's support oE your program? Bob Evans' case puts the spotlight right where-you want it. And you have tomorrow arid Frl- ' day to get up an lmprc.-s.sivo list of facts pertaining to the'plant health record," ••" • ; • ••' ' .. Craig pursed his lips thoughtfully. ' ' -."Are you' forgetting our friend Lewis?" "I'm 'not forgetting him. He!ll 'fight against yOu. But he's only one doctor—You'd have'some of the men with you, 1 know. Dr. Ward and Dr. Sowder, for sure. Probably Dr. Bowser. Stephen be' gan the program; you could mention that. I think you'd • be justi- ficd in leaning.on the Garr name here in town. "If you think I'd stoop to threats . . .' "Now don't be stubborn," she- said quickly. "Nobody mentioned threats. But you could tell what the program had cost to install and operate. You could at least imply that a big,, successful corporation does not accept a costly program without a good deal of primary investigation . . ." Craig again held his head tilted: "it meant he was listening and thinking— :-.•"''... "You talked me into agreeing that J should make my fight," Shelly pointed out. "But what are you doing about yqur own?!' Craig loolied! at her" |? iJmile playing about his lips. Then ho stood -up, "Come on, Donald," he said dryly, "Let's go get us some sleep. Looks like I've got-.a war on my hands." "You mean you're goin' to whup Lewis)" Myra concluded with happy satisfaction, : Ike laughed, and Craig crossed the room to her, bent over and kissed: her ch,eek, "I'm going to. try, Myra honey," he agreed. The Medical society meeting on Friday night seemed to proceed in a routine manner. When Craig came in, there were a few alertly lifted heads. Dr. Lewis leaned forward to whisper something to Appleman. Crajg spoke to the men near the chair which he selected, and quietly Jit a cigaret. It was another rainy evening, and 1 he wore a dark suit, a plain tie and white shirt. He listened intently to the speaker of the -evening, an allergy specialist who talked on nervous complications; he asked a question or two, as did the other doctors. When Bowser asked Uf there was any business still to be presented, Dr. Talboy U«ed a hand, and at recognition, he got to his feet. Lewis snickered sloud, and Craig turned to look at him. He seemed ready to retort, then did not. He pointedly turned a sh.oulder on Lewis, and addressed the chajr and the visiting specialist. He de. tailed the plant's health program. He quoted figures, and the record of success from'tjliat program. He deplored the fact that the anti-eillcosis provisions could not be forced upop the worker?. We was asking now that the Medical society gp o# en,dorsjng t^e prograjqo. It w$s» 0* course, a tremendous help fa BBY lpca.1 Industry to tj$vg the «ntte<j e u p P 9 r t ot nous voice. Even the visiting doctor loolted indignantly at him, Craig tried to ignore him. "It is generally believed," he continued, in his deep, thoughtful tone, "that ! doctors, as a group, are primarily intev/-?ted in UIP welfare of the community which they serve. 1 have never known a situation more clearly defined than the one which exists here in Norfolk. What is good for the Carr Refractories, what is good for their employes, must necessarily be good for the •town—and for its doctors. It does not seem too much to ask that this society, acting as such, investigate the Refractory's health and safety program, and determine if It can give endorsement to ttiat program He sat down. Dr. Lewis got to his feet. "Y o u r questions, Dr. Lewis ?" said, the chairman. "If our redskinned friend here will answer them," Now there definitely was a murmur of protest. "I have neve r," said Craig smoothly, "leaned upon the fact oJ my old and tronorable American ancestry. I am, however, exceedingly proud of it." He stood waiting for Lewis to ask his questions, That doctor looked around the room again, seeking friendly faces "Well," ho blustered, "the first perhaps needs ryi answer. Vou arc, OJ course, employed as a doctor b5 the Carr Refractories." "I Came here, as''you know, U serve as lovnm for Dr. Stephen Carr, I, am pa)d a ,flat fee by him I care for his practice, which in eludes the service he gave to the Refractories and their employes.' "Yes," said Dr. Lewis. Herubbec his white, pudgy hands togethej "That brings me to my more im portant question. Just how an you paid by the insurance company Vvho put you into this—wha' did you call It?— looum job?" Craig took two steps t o w a r « Lewis, "Will you clarify that question?" he demanded, his face black. Lewis shrugged. "Doijbt if J need to It's well known that the insurance companies control the selection of industrial physicians as a means of controlling medjcai testimony. This control of medical care ia- supposed to keep down medical posts, whereas actually H llmi'ts compensation a wo, ids. II you'd like an example of this situation I'll call your attention, and outline for the society, if It wishes the case pf a man named Stein ke . , ." Craig .took twp more steps, "Alright, What about StpJnke?" Something in his deep voice, Mt dark, still face made Lewis talu out a handkerchief and mop nit neck. "Not much," he said ironic ally, "just that the man waa huit —and. ba^Jy—but you denied him adequate mqdJcal core, afld fen; him bacjt to, wprK jjefp,re he nad yeepvie,red.'And the on4y reason roj that wait 49 j$eep down fipmpensa- tlon costs, wasn't it? And the only jjeaswj y w ftjNijd hjwf }i&d tq Keep •em dowB^as because " ' com FRESH FRYERS 10 Pound Sack IRISH Good Grade Sliced BACON All Meat Sausage s ' * Lbs. i , f&* Sun F(ti$H 5 Lb. Sack S *

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