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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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Monday, September 26, 1955
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THE KtttNKLANDER (WlS.) DAILY NEWS 2B, 1055 Rhltielawder Daily News and THE NEW NORTH Published Every Evening Except Sunday by THE RHINELANDER PUBLISHING COMPANY Rhinelander, Wisconsin CLIFFORD G. FERRIS, Publisher Editorials: f he Presidents Illness *fhe shock the people of the country experienced when they learned of President Eisenhower's Illness was intensified because they were in no way prepared for it. That is, of course, quite oflcn Ihc case with those stricken by heart vdisease. But it was especially the .case with the President, because he has seemed to all of us to be a o robust and hearty man, one in the very best of good health. It is difficult to reconcile our- ( 'selves to the picture of a man who ''one day is golfing enthusiastically, 'another is wading mountain streams in the arduous sport of fly 'fishing, and yet another is in" a ••'hospital receiving treatment for an -' heart ailment, ., All will join in hopes for his early and complete recovery, and will . : take some reassurance from the •> observation of the attending physi- •' cians that the attack was "moder- ; 'ale" in nature and that Ihe President was not physically incapacitated but could walk from his living quarters to the automobile which look him lo the hospital. } Many men have recovered from such attacks and went on to live ,put a life span of many years, % their activities and interests cir- ,;cumscribed in only minor degree by the experience. Science has 'learned and is learning arls of treatment, and it can be taken for granted that all of its knowledge and skills .will be applied in the care of. Mr. Eisenhower. His recovery cannot be too early or too complete for the country or for. the world. It is one of the calloused condi- . lions.of living that when such an .experience as has befallen Mr. Eisenhower . occurs, there is immediate speculation as to what may happen with respect to the office he holds. It is a realism that the President of the United States is in politics and that politics takes no holidays, come illness or calamity. On the contrary, the arts of politics are intensified. So it is reasonable and was lo be expected that word of the President's illness would immediately stir up speculation as to its effects.. on his own thinking with respect to a second term, and on the directions that mighl be taken if he decided, in light of what has happened, to forego a candidacy for a second term. It may easily turn out that the illness the "President has suffered will be persuasive in leading him to the conclusion that he has had enough of political life. There has been, in his bantering with the political and press inquirers, an evident disposition, if his personal inclinations were to have full weight, to enjoy some years oi personal family living of the kind wholly out of the question in the Presidency. Those who know him well have said that the one thing that might persuade him to go on with office would be the conviction that things he has starled to do would be .'left undone in other hands. The President and his family are most certain to take into account in their appraisal of these matters, the possibility that, even if reelected, he would not be fully vigorous because of limitations placed on him by his physical condition. They are proud people, as they have a right to be, and the President can' most assuredly be understood if he says he would rathei not go on in office than be elected to it and find himself unable to discharge its responsibilities, ex* hausting and onerous as .they are without restraints imposed by even minor physical deterioration, Where, should Mr. Eisenhower decide' now that he should forego a second term, is the 'Republican party left? Not in a state of com plete impoverishment, to be sure and the ' ability of an effective political mechanism to build up to size a prospective candidate in these days of-mass" communica tions cannot and should not be un derestimated. But if the party's situation is no impoverishment, • it is right close to it. The Eisenhower personality has been the dominant condition o political life in America in re cent years, and it has been an even more dominant condition of Re publican organization. Because o the strength of that personality other men have been lessened in stature, or have seemed to be lessened. Because so many of his major appointments have gone to men not identified with the politi cal scramble, there has been no development of an heir apparent unless it could be said that there has beep some such developmen in the case of Vice Presiden Nixon. But Mr. Nixon is by no means a shoo-in for the succession, shoulc there be need for early determina tioo of 8 succession. He is out of favor with influential segments o. fts p*rty, sud to bis own st^ a, lie is pretty close to the position of being personna non grata with both the most authorita- live senator. Knowland, and the governor, Knight. These are conditions that just can't be shrugged off; it lakes delegates to nominate a president, and the California delegation is one of the most important. Without it, and assuming that it would be hostile to him in a convention proceeding, his would be pretty close to a lost cause. Knowland himself? Probably canceled out by pro-Nixon sentiment in his home state. Dewey? Stasscn? Men who have had their chances and who have not commanded necessary followings. Warren? He said when he accepted appointment lo the Supreme Court lhal he would not again enter the political arenas. Stranger things have happened than that a political figure should renege on such a commitment, but until Warren does he must be taken at his word. Craig? Our own Gov. Kohlcr? Provincial, pretty much, and unlikely, barring all-out promotional buildup, to attain commanding stature. No, it is unlikely that the succession will fall to any of Ihosc mentioned. So the task of Ihe party will be to seek out a man who has demonstrated fitness for responsibility and whose personality lends itself to a rapid buildup in the public consciousness. It is a lask which the party leadership will undertake with misgivings, because it can be taken for granted lhat, until the President gives the authoritalivo word on his own plans, the pushing and shoving for preferential consideration will be of the kind that will be adjudged to be unseemly and opporlunislic. PeterEdson: Slick Siock Selling Schemes State Press: State Population WASHINGTON—(NEA)— A typical small business incorporation, offering the sale of stock to the public, points up the tough problems which Securities and Exchange Commission has in protecting investors from losing their shirts. SEC action on this particular case hasn't been completed so rein names can't be given out. So let it be said that a drilling contractor in the Rocky Mountain area was the sole owner of a uranium prospecting business. He had been grossing $25,000 a year. But he wanted to raise new capital and decided to incorporate. He had a stock offering circular prepared and submitted it to SEC. It proposed sale of three million shares of stock at 10 cents a share. This would have raised $300,000. the maximum allowed under SEC Regulation "A" registration In going over the circular, SEC exemptions for small business, examiners found that what the incorporator was really turning over to his prospective stockholders Were his debts. What his corporation would be taking over would be his unpaid bills for drilling equipment, for which he would be paid cash from the sale of his stock. % SEC examiners ruled that this stock offering circular is misleading. They arc requiring revision of the offering for Cull disclosure! of the true condition of the business. If the incorporate 1 meets these requirements, SEC will be required by present law to grant his request for registration exemption. But from the amended circular, would-be investors should be informed on what they are buying, if they take the trouble to read the statement. A rush of these Regulation "A" exemption applications is now coming into Washington. The reason Is Uial SEC is proposing to change its rules on small stock offerings. Stricter standards of eligibility are proposed. Sale of securities for the primary benefit o'f the promoters rather than the stock issuer would be prohibited. And all the proceeds from the sale of securities would have to be placed in escrow until 85 per cent of the stock is sold. If 85 per cent can't be sold, the issue will to be withdrawn and subscriptions returned to purchasers. A further change would make these same, tougher rules apply to Regulation "D" cases which include Canadian stock issues offered for sale to U.S. investors. A typical "D" case now before SEC is that of a Canadian mining company trying to get registration for 1,200,000 shares of $7 par value stock, of which 200,000 shares will be offered to the public at $2.20 a share. The other million shares, or 84 per cent of, the total, would remain in the hands of the promoters at little cost to them. The company claims mineral rights on vast territories in northern Canada. But no ore rich enough to ship out without prior concentration has ever been discovered on the property. No pilot plant for testing concentration has ever been built, And none of the money from the stock sale is to be used for construction of mills. SEC is now trying to get the company to make full disclosure of these facts in the opening paragraphs of its prospectus, instead of burying them in fine print. If these revisions are not made, the slock issue cannot be registered. A House Interstate Commerce Subcommittee under Rep. Arthur G. Klein (D-NY) has just concluded hearings in Denver and Sail Lake on Ihe rash of similar oJlerings of uranium stocks in Ihc United Stales. Since 1952 there has been a 300 per cent increase in Regulation "A" offerings in Colorado and Utah. The number of broker-dealer registrations has increased 200 per cent. SEC now has a special task force of inspectors working in the Denver field office to tighten up on these operations for the protection of the investing public. Rep. John R. Bcnnctl (R-Mich) who 1 conducted the hearings with Klein, has introduced bills to end Ihe Regulation "A" exemptions now granted to small business under present SEC laws. The Bennett bills would require even the small companies to register their stock issues with SEC. These bills will be considered by Congress next year, as one of a number of, moves to.curb unsound invcstrhenls and so help to prevent a bust. Side Glances T. M. R«g, U. 8. Pit OH. Copr. 1»5S by NEA Strvlct, Inc., "How could Ernest have trouble with psychology? Didn't the coach say he was the smartest* quarterback he ever had?" Hal Boyle: Civilization Sickness Series Pitch from OI' Diz: 1 Much of Ihc discussion aboul .his slate's supposed problems of economic development is so vague as to be nearly useless. Many of the stump speeches on the subject and much of the testimony in legislative committee rooms at 'the capitol in recent years have been tedious and repetitious. Yet there are some tangible signs of the state's problem of growth and economic health at hand if we acknowledge them. There is the manifest inability of this state to retain much of its population, as one example that comes to a reading of the most recent volume of vital stalis- lics produced by Ihc commcndably efficient bureau of vital statistics of the Wisconsin stale health administration, ' That volume notes thai the state's population, according to the U.S. Bureau of the Census, was increased by about 140,000 persons during the period 1950. to 1954— for a total at the end of lasl year of about 3,574,000, But during that same time, according to the aclual regislralion collected inline localities, this state had an excess of births over deaths of aboul 269,367. Pul another way, had Wisconsin retained all of its population during that period, its total gain would have been nearly twice that which it recorded according to the careful calculations, of the U.S. census bureau technicians. Wisconsin gains some population each year through immigration. But the net effect of the'flow of people across its boundaries is a loss. The emigration far outdistances the immigration, and in effect oi the state's excess of infants born over persons dying. These emigrants from Wisconsin, moreover, are our younger people, as the vital statistics make clear. Young people have always struck out for new opportunities, new frontiers, the challenge of individual enterprise out of the family environment, away from the old home town. With the extreme mobility of population we have atlained, that tendency will be accentuated. Yet Wisconsin is giving to other states more than it is receiving from them in young, vigorous, creative and productive citizens and workers. Prof. F. H. Elwell, the venerable head of the University of Wisconsin School of Commerce, has keynoted a hundred community meetings in the last decade with the warning lhat Wisconsin is losing too many of its young people. Here is concrete evidence, irrefutable arithmetic, to illustrate his thesis. In the last four years when the economy was as strong as ever before, the productive population base of this state was significantly eroded.— Appleton Post-Crescent, I'd rather go away Gloria, the undefeated champ, than gloria, the foolish little girl who lost.—Gloria Lockerman, 12-year-old spelling wizard, takes $16,000 rather than try to double it. Yanks Lack Punch, Says Dean By DIZZY DEAN As told lo Jimmy Brcslln NEA Slaff Correspondent. NEW YORK — (NEA) — The' Yankees used lo beal Brooklyn in a 'World Series ns easy as 01' Diz used to strike out guys when I was the, big hero of the St. Louis Cardinals back in 1934 and thereabouts. •'..•'But this is one time you're gonna see .Brooklyn on top. They tell me Joc'DiMaggio and Billy Cox think the Brooklyns will fold when they take the field against the Yankee's, but I can't sec that. To begin with, the Yankees have n top pitcher in Whilcy \Ford. He's a left-hander and they say them fellas can't go against Brooklyn. Well, Ford might. But the trouble is, I ain'l seen anybody else on that club who could put the slug on the Brooklyns. And I've seen the Yankees a lot this year in my telecasting job for CBS' "Game of the Week." Tommy Byrne has had a fine year, I know, and at times Bob Turlcy and Don Larson have looked good. But 1 figure them Brooklyn hitters to wear oul pitchers this time, seeing as they are, Yankee pitchers. Most of the Yankee attack this season came right from Mickey Mantle and Yogi Berra. And right there, I think, is the center of this whole debate. You take Mantle, and if Ol' Diz is back a few years he gives him the high fast one on the inside and he strikes out. Oh, he hits the ball a mile during the season—but in a seven-game World Series those strikeouts hurt and lhat's whal 1 figure lhat guy will do a lot, especially seeing that he's injured. This leaves the Yankees with Berra, which ain't bad. He is the most dangerous hitter in the American League. A tough game is his particular kind o! bear meat. H chews along easy-like then hils any pitch in the book out of sight. But the Brooklyns got more. They gol Roy Campanella and a block of Carl Furillos and Gil Hodges and those guys. 1 think thal's more than the Yankees have. Casey Stengel won it this year with a flock of moving around deals. He used three firsl basemen—Joe Collins, Eddie Robinson and Bill Skowron. He used five infielders and played them at every spot. The only one who did any sort of hitting at all was Gil McDougald. The same in the outfield. The Yankees got a lot out of Hank Bauer. Over the season, his hustling wins plenty of games. But I don't think he's the kind that breaks up a World Series. Elston Howard and Irv Noren don't figure to do it, either. But let me say one thing here. I'm talking about them in relation to Brooklyn in a World Series only. You have to remember that these fellows won a pennant from a tough Cleveland club. Are they good? They have to be the best! in the American League. 1 just don't think they're good enough tor the Dodger's. Not enough punch at the .plate, which counts so much. Like in the 1934 World Scries when .1 was slriking out Hank Grecnbcrg so much. Hank is all fancied up as Cleveland's general manager now, but tjack then, he was just.anolher one of Ihem poor Delroil hitters .trying to climb up in the air for my fastball, which they couldn't see anyway. So, in the last game he comes to bat and us Cardinals is way ahead, so I yell to Mickey Cochratic, the Tigers' manager, "Is this all you got? Can't you get a pinchhiller for this fella?" . So, Ol' Diz sees Whitcy Ford doing some winning and Yogi Berra a lot of hilling, bul all those Brooklyn fellas will offset these two. And I want lo tell all my friends over in Brooklyn that I'll sure be around to see thorn. They're going to have a lot of fun for the first time in their lives. NEXT: 01' Diz looks at the Dodgers. Radar 'Racket' One of our local officers was laid the other day that a neighboring county had realized $3,000 in the month of August from motorists arrested with radar for speeding. Since the' electronic gadgets were installed, this nearby county is said to have bought and paid for three expensive squad cars. We know it must be true, because exchange newspapers from communities in the county carry a long lisl of radar violators nearly every week. Most of them are tourists or outsiders. We have no quarrel with radar— up to a point. We dislike seeing officers use it as a money-making proposition or operating in areas where the motorist has litlle chance to avoid a fine. A driver we know jvas traveling in a southern county recently when he broke over a hill in a 65-mile zone and saw a 35-mile sign at the foot of the hill. Pine trees were growing close to the edge of the highway, and hidden in the pines was a police officer with his black radar box. Our motorist friend slammed on his brakes in time to avoid arrest. He blew his horn to notify the hidden officer that Ihe trap had been discovered. We don't believe such a situation is good for law enforcement of the municipality where il occurs. The "trap" type of apprehension is going to make tourists avoid towns or simply learn to outwit the officers. So far radar has been doing a good thing. We believe it has gone a long way toward reducing speed on the highway. But let's not overdo it.—Ladysmith News. Russia's attitude toward Japan will be one of defense against her, but not one of aggression so long as Japan avoids anything in the way of an aggressive position. — Gen. Douglas MacArlhur. NEW YORK Ml—Arc you suffering from "civilization sickness?" You probably are if you find yourself gelling fatigued without reason, irritated over trifles, and unjustifiably critical of yourself, your friends and members of your own family. Every culture develops its own typical ailmenls. The typical ailment of America today is tension and strain, a condition which some thcorisls believe is the main cause of our growing crop of ulcers, heart attacks, divorces, and olher diseases. Bul what causes the tension? It isn't the difficulty in solving man's age-old problems of food, clothing and shelter. It really isn't overwork cither, in my opinion, nor Ihe result of too much ambition. The average man isn't overly ambitious. And never in history before has he been nble to achieve so comfortable an existence with so litlle labor. Then whal makes him so weary and cross, so upset and impaticnl, so a£fliclcd with nameless ail- menls lhal puzzle his doclor because Ihc doctor probably has them, too, and doesn't know whal to call them? I think that our "civilization sickness" is no more than the penalty of feeling endlessly crowded. We are like a man with a 40- inch waist who insisls on wearing a 36-inch bell. No wonder we are unhappy, bilious in lemper, and sec spols in front of our eyes. They aren't spots—they're people. Actually, of course, we arc more crowded. Our population has leaped from 75 million in 1900 to 165 million in a 55-year period in which millions also have fled the old monotony of farm life for the false glamor of Ihe teeming cities. But much of our crowdcdness is unnecessary. It results from one thing: Everybody wants to do the same thing al the same time. They all want to work what used to be called bankers' hours—9 to 5; they all want to play on the same weekend days. Whatever a man tried to do he finds himself hemmed in''by the growing herd. He goes to and from work standing up in a packed bus because everybody wants to work from Monday to Friday. He finds his night clubs and motion picture theaters jammed on Saturday nights, because lhal's the night everybody wants to kick up his heels. On Sundays (unless it's raining) he worships in a thronged church or tries to putl on a golf green lhal looks like a political convention. Driving to the beach through maddened Sunday traffic he feels like a charioteer in "Ben Hur"; the beach ilself resembles Dunkirk just before Ihe evacuation began. Whatever he does—from awaiting his turn at a luncheon counter to parking his car in a lovers' lane—a man has to wait in line, has to fight for his place. He is elbowed, pushed, and shoved; he The Rhinelander News and Tilt NEW NORTH Published by the RMiu-lander Publishing Company daily except Sundays and legal holidays a t Rhinelander, Wis. Entcied as second-class mail mutter at the Host Oflice in RhineJaijdcr, Wis. under the Act ol Congress ol March j, 1879. Member of The Associated Press. The Associa'ed Press is entitled ex cfusively to the use for republication of all the local news printed in this ncwspapei, as well as all Associated Press news dispatches. Member of the Inland Daily Press Association and the Wisconsin Daily Newspaper l.eak-uc. Subscription Rates: By carrier, J5 ct'nU per week: by mail in Oneida. Vila*. Korest, Iron. Lincoln, LanK- lade and Price Counties $6 per year J4.25 six months, $2.25 three months; elsewhere by mail: $12 pc r yeur. »6.25 six months. $3:50 three months; by mail, outside United States. rate.s on application. National AdvertUing Representative*: Wisconsin Newspaper Markets. 770 N. PlankiiiKion Avenue Milwaukee, and the Northwest Daily Prtsa Association, Pala_se Buildinu, Mia- neapoli*. elbows, pushes and shoves back. The result: General bickering, confusion, frustration; more acid stomachs, more headaches; and finally more ulcers, heart attacks and apoplexy. The solution is as simple as it is inexplicable that it already hasn't been applied; Break up the ancient pattern by which men Work at the same time, play at the same time. This can be done by putting civilization on a seven-day week. Why shouldn't offices and factories be manned 16 hours a day, each eighl- hour period utilizing half its present staff? This would reduce rush hour traffic, cut clown on the parking problem, and make a general easier tempo in living. With more people working on Saturday and Sunday, and more of them taking their days off in the middle of the week, the weekend pressure on pleasure resorts would automalically lessen. II shouldn't be too hard to adjust to: A church can be just as inspiring on Thursday as on Sunday. So can a golf course or a beach. All it takes to give Americans a more leisurely, unhurried, iin- crowdcd life—and cut down on the toll of the "civilization sickness"— is lo break with a few outmoded traditions. How soon we will do it I don't know. But I. do know one thing: The only sure way a man can keep a good digestion and a serene disposilion today is to run away from home and become a hermit. I'm so happy I'm almost crazy. I can see white shirts. I can see the lights on my cigar stand. 'Look at those lights. Look how big and beautiful they arc.—William Francis, blind for 10 years, can see after hit on head in auto accident. Everywhere I go there is a hand out for something or other. What makes it hard is thai most of it is real need. They think I am a millionaire. All I won was $32,000. — TV winner Gino Prato in Italy, Don Whiteheod: Political Complexion Changed WASHINGTON I/O —A man's heart beat stutters momentarily— and in those fleeting moments a whole political world is shaken to its foundations. That is what happened when President Eisenhower suffered a heart attack early Saturday at Denver. First there was the stunning shock of the news hitting the capital with all its implications. But even in the outpouring of sympathy and prayers for the President's recovery, there was the realization that nothing in politics was quite the same as it had been before those fateful hours between midnight and dawn two days ago. There was the reluctant acceptance by Republicans of the probability most of them had refused to admit before—that Eisenhower will not be the GOP presidential' candidate next year. And there was the recognition by the Democrats that fate, even in an unwelcome manner, had placed them suddenly in a far stronger position to challenge the Republicans for control of the White House in the 1956 elections. Politics being what they arc, both sides must now look at the coming campaign from radically altered points of view. And this much at least is apparent: The Republicans no longer can count on Eisenhower as a candidate. Neither arc they in a position to urge him to run again even if the President should recover completely from this attack. To do so would put the GOP chiefs in the ! awkward position of asking Eisenhower to undertake a strenuous campaign which conceivably might place more strain on his heart than it could stand. Up to this point, the Republican chiefs have made all their campaign plans on the assumption that Eisenhower would run. Now these plans must be recast in recognition of the alternative that he will not be available. And there is the likelihood the convention which was to have nominated Eisenhower without opposition will be a battleground. At the moment, Vice President Richard M. Nixon appears to be in the strongest position to bid for the nomination if Eisenhower doesn't run. Nixon is reported by GOP leaders to be highly popular with party organization men throughout the country. But no one claims Nixon ean come close to matching Eisenhower's tremendous popularity and vole-getting appeal, or that he might be nominated without a challenge. As for the Democrats, the things they have feared most in looking toward the 1956 campaign have been Eisenhower's popularity and the thought he would run again. Suddenly there is the strong chance that these great Republican assets cannot be turned against them again. Erskine Johnson: Liberace Smile... A Century Ahead! HOLLYWOOD — (NEA) — Hollywood on TV; A Liberace tele- film due this fall is a fantasy about the Liberace Show in Ihc year 2056. There's no escape—he's still smil- •ing! . . . Ann Sheridan listened to a TV offer to co-star with Jack Benny in "Time Out for Ginger" on a forthcoming Shower of Stars stanza but backed out because she'd be playing the mother of a teen-age daughter. And daughter is a football star! Jack plays her pappy. . . . Movie vs TV censors? The home screen boys arc tougher. That fringed dress Vici Raaf wore as the burlesque queen in Red Skleton's "Public Pigeon No. 1" was from a movie wardrobe. The TV censors added anolher pound of fringe lo kill a peek-a- boo effect. THE BEHIND - THE - SCENES choice of contestants with personality for "The $B4,000 Question" is the marvel of Hollywood's casting offices—and one of the reasons for the show's big success. A veteran movie casting director told me: "They're casting those people with the care of a Hollywood movie. They're not just contestants— they're characters." "Hope you can join us on the yacht 'Celeste,' " says a wire, "to preview our new 'Great Gildersleeve' TV scries. This is a wonderful opportunity to get away from the smog." But if you don't like the show, and can't swim, how do you get away from Gildersleeve? Vanessa Brown replaced Joan Caulfield as Barry Nelson's co-star in "My Favorite Husband" because of backstage bickering. But current reports of tension on the set now, says Vanessa, arc untrue. Vanessa, her hubby, and Barry and his wife were a gay foursome at the party the olher night. Joan and Barry were offset "strangers." Best running gag behind the scenes in television is the sound man-vs-Betty Furness on "Studio One." Every time Betty displays a product in Ihc rehearsals for her commercials, the sound man flips the switch on an unexpected sound. "I've had hurricanes inside refrigerators," says lictty, "machine gun fire from vacuum sweepers and the roar of a football crowd when I've opened oven doors. I can hardly wait until lie makes a m:stakc and flips that switch when we're on the air. Wouldn't it be delightful?" Betty stepped out of her kitchen to play another dramatic TV's Climax role on TV but siie's not giving up her title as video's No. 1 saleswoman, won during the last political conventions. She'll be back for the Chicago and San Francisco Conventions in '56 and maybe this time she'll even be nominated. Remember that '52 cartoon of a man at a TV set and a little hoy asking him: "Tell me, dad, is it Ike, Taft or Betty Furness?" CHANNEL CHATTER: Milton Berle's move to Hollywqod for his NBC-TV shows this fall and winter cued a party—for all the Berles. Milton, brothers Phil, Frank and Jack and sister Rosalind got together in California for the first lime in two years . . . "Front Row Center" fades from the home screens this month but there's' a promise of its return in January. . . . TV holdout Barbara Stanwyck changed her mind. She'll play hostess for an anthology series, starring in one out of every four of the half-hour shows. . . . CBS' Johnny Carson has Fred Allen in his corner. Fred just picked him as the year's most promising new comedian. I'll second that motion. Alec Guinness, unhappy with some of his recent movies, reverts to the type of comedy that made him U.S. box office in his new film, "The Ladykillcrs," now shooting in London. A while-haired old lady foils a band of crooks in their attempt to rob the Bunk of England. The "old lady" is Guinness in a wig and protruding false teeth. N-Nofhing to B-Be Afraid of~S-$ee? It's Smiling!

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