The Indiana Gazette from Indiana, Pennsylvania on February 4, 1954 · Page 37
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Thursday, February 4, 1954
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'« OAZETTO, mcuNA. FEBRUARY 4, DREW PEARSON ON The Washington Merry-Go-Round WASHINGTON « An importan thing to remember about the dizz climb In coffee prices is that th profits from the price climb ar not goltig to farmers in Brazil most of whom have been seriously hurt by the frost that ravaged their ' crop 1 and Induced the coffe shortage. I Nor Is the price increase due t w any market manipulation by th Brazilian government, as its Mln Ister of Foreign Relations,,Vicente Rao, made unmistakably clear in a recent letter to the Washington Post. Jfa usual the profits are being soaked up chiefly by distributors roasters, and speculating middle men, who deal in coffee futures Another important thing to remem ft her, before we start pointing an accusing finger at Brazil, is that by far the greater portion of our huge spending for coffee stays right in the United States. A Senate Agriculture Subcommittee, headed by Sen. Guy Gillette of Iowa, heard some impres sive testimony on this subject four years ago that might well apply to the situation today. Andres Uribe, acting chairman of the Pan-Amer- |t ican Coffee Bureau, testified that the United States annually spends more than',$2,000,000,000 In coffee trade. Of this amo.unt, 62 per cent remains hi the United States and is shared by brokers (speculators), importers, roasters, retailers, stevedores, salesmen, etc. The remaining 38 per cent goes to the producing countriejs, including Brazil. d The year before, late in 1949, middlemen speculators had made a killing when coffee prices skyrocketed. Uribe disclosed that Brazilian producers, the great majority of whom are small farmers, didn't benefit from the market upturn, having already disposed of their coffee cr6p»i n July, 1949. "And the farmer get's paid for it then-in July?" inquired Sen George Aifcen of Vermont. ) "Yes, they get paid when they give the coffee to the second handler," replied Uribe. KIDNEYS MUST REMOVE EXCESS WASTE Nt» trtrtvtt* K«»IP«^.I._ 1 _•_ . > lo ™ of P«P »ndenerey, ° "°W- unction. Doctora nay good 7 ££ ctlon »» very Important to lood ^lS T? ever » da y condition,! uch Mtr a conon, uc ftfn»« * *?• Bt ? ln ' causes thla important £unct!ont08lowdown,manyfolkaauffernae! Cl . bUd 8 "?? co or wrong diet May ettinsr up nights orf requentpassaBes ' * 160 * y °Sf kidney = ' tt these Try Doan ' s o»n ? « PiSi today! 1 "Then the coffee was out of the farmer's hands before the rise In price started In November?" asked Aiken. Uribe replied tha,t practically all Brazilian farmers had sold their coffee by that time and "naturally did not get any of the rise." The same is true today. New "A" Battery Atomic scientists are more excited about the new "atomic battery" than anything that's happened since Hiroshima. In contrast to that first explosion, which made many scientists dread for the future, the new A-battery has given them fresh hope that mankind will eventually reap the untapped bene fits of atomic power. Here is what one scientist said "With this discovery it now seems certain we'll be able to de velop atom-powered automobile and airplanes. It's probably much cheaper and more efficient. This 1 what we've been looking for Don't be surprised if it takes us— iterally and figuratively—to the moon. "The discovery is really too phy sically small to talk about but-the dea behind It is almost too big to hink about. This is one of the few developments that will identify our entury to future historians and ven school children. Hundreds >o: -ears from now children will learn bout the development of peacefu tomic power in 1954. "This is absolutely certain—un- ess, through an atomic war, there re no children." RCA, developer of the new di ect-conversion system, kept its progress highly secret and only a handful of the nation's scientists knew about it. .Most were as startled as the public when RCA chairman David Sarnoff made the announcement that electricity could be produced directly from radioactive material without using any moving parts. Until this announcement, scientists have produced atom-powered electricity only through a complex system involving an atomic pile, steam, turbines, and dynamos. Though still in its infancy, this 1 revolutionary [discovery is regarded as one of the, greatest milestones in scientific history. Ike Laughs When the President is really amused, he is apt to rear back, slap his knee, and let go with a guffaw. Such a knee-slapper was told him recently by Harold Russell, star of the movie "The Best Years Of Our Lives," now an official of the World Veterans Federation. , Back in 1947, when "Best Years" opened in Washington, there was a big reception, Russell said, at which he and other stars were supposed to shake hands. Russell had to forego this, having lost both arms in World' War II, but he had an interesting chat with a "very ALADDIN'S LAMP * -J o i •*" o ITU •3 3 12 2 8 11 7 • W U R E G 0 0 lor 6 4 10 1 6 B N _S' N 1 12 1 12 9 K Y "ITT 5 8 W R 7 0 6 C fi M L 0 *f ft T T~9 6 5 , S T * D M F 10 5 7 11 2~~4 IV tt E A "IF 0 4 12 4 2 £ 0 C 0 V 11 0 5 EOS 7-10 2 8 R T T 0 a e 8 7 11 4 9 ""12 1 2 M44JuLJJjLjL!J I S-i 2 VTl 5 n % 2 TTTTirrr-irr-is A G A C M A E E C B C OUT j 15 i .? iTTTl 5 2 11 9 6 12~7 .BJBJ^A U_V A 0 s a ?7 £HF,r?^~ r "^^ 2 ~9~o-7—S SS LLT YVLN-ST L S S V SB 1^ 8 3 5 10 » 4 12 6 8 * * 0 M N A 1 E A Apr.' 21 to May 20—11 May 21 (o Jim. 21-~ 6 Jun. 22 to Jul. 23-, 4 J3 to Dec. 22— 3 Dec. 23 to Jan. 21— 8 .. — __„ „_ —.Jan. 22 to Feb. 20—10 Oct 24 to Nov. 22— 5|Feb. 21 to Mar. 20-1 attractive lady" about the Jread- justmerit problems of returning vets. "Somehow or other, we weren't introduced," Russell told Eisenhower, "but she was the kind of person that you like to talk with or wlthoua formal introduction. I had a vague recollection of having seen her picture in the papers and ^ater she became famous, but right then—wel, you know how things are in Washington, Mr. President, are in as.ington, Mr. President. "We got to talking about the war vets, like myself, who came back with arms or legs missing. 1 remarked that there was one guy who wouldn't forget the men in the ranks, of all services, after the aands. stopped playing. The lady asked me to name him and I said, General Eisenhower. 'I went on to say that I knew of no military leader who had won the respect and affection of so many of our boys. To which the lady replied: 'You know, I feel the same way about him. I'm Mrs. Eisen- lower.' " After the President stopped laugh- ng, he observed: "No military commander should eceive praise for showing an understanding of men under him. That's part of his job." (Copyright, 1954, by The BeU Syndicate, Inc.) Amber Halliday Tired of Stripping BALTIMORE UK— Pat (Amber) Halliday, strip-tease artist who says she is "fed up with taking my clothes off in front of thousands of people," returned to Circuit Court today in an effort to have a contract with her manager set aside. Funds Are Given NEW YORK WI-The Presbyterian Church in the U. S. A. contributed $20,075,388 to benevolence causes in 1953—an all-time high. Use Classified Ads for Results Fewer Traffic Deaths In State During 1953 Actor's Illness There were 47 less traffic fatalities in the year 1953 than there were in 1952, Secretary of Revenue Otto F. Messner reported today. The total number killed in 1953 was 1,624. For 1952 it was 1,671. Messner credited the rural area o* the state with the fatality reduction. He pointed out that rural fatalities In 1953 totaled 973. In 1952 there were 1,131 showing a reduction of 158 in 1953. The urban death total rose to 651 in 1953 as compared to 540 in 1952, an increase of 111. Messner gave credit for the 1953 record to the fine cooperation the State received from newspapers, radio and television stations, moor clubs and other safety organiz- not only must be continued but must be Increased to save more ators amounting to better than four percent, "While 1953's record was good it was not good enough, and the same kind of concerted ffort which __ _ Top Leader OfMauMaus e J. I Sentenced NAIROBI, Kenya W-A British 5 ° rando ' 8 New York physlelMl tiitt >urt today sentenced th« w« •>!. ne ? ctor ls "very sick and flflft. HOLLYWOOD, (ft * court today sentenced the No. 2 fighting leader of he anti-white -- -~..-~-.v.v* uiui i, wuiun * 4 s»»»"»s Acauei ui iie anii-wnite brought such encouraging results! Mau Mau terrorists, self-styled rtrtf 1 r\nt*» +vtt«M4 !*_. »__ i !„ .. « • . 11/* 1 * _— *-««_«... I* . .. " _ .i lives. all out in an ef- ort to inspire safer driving. ' "The state never has had better cooperation," he said. "Take the nonth of December, usually very >ad because of the weather and he holiday period. This December he death total was 151. In Decqp- ber 1952 there were 180 killed, a eduction for 1953 of 29 over the irevious year. I would also like Plays Piano For "Big 4" BERLIN iffh- New York pianist Andor Foldes walked off today with cultural honors of the Berlin's Big Four conference period. It was of a victory by default. Completing two public concerts with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, he was enthusiastically acclaimed by German critics. American diplomats were among the thousands who heard him play. Foldes so far is the only citizen of one of the Big Four powets to arrange an artistic engagement in this city , - —- ""v. "»i a VJIJT wiine m o emphasize that the 1953 reduc- sters are meetine ion was made in the face of an increase in both cars and oper- the foreign mini- Use Classified Ads for. Results "Gen. China," to die. He was found guilty of consorting with — "very sick aftd fused," and that he will notTa able to fulfill his contract in th§ movie, "The Egyptian." ' 'j The picture was to have started 1 luuuu gumy 01 consorting with — *•«•««« was TO nave started armed persons and of unlawfully \ P fodu ction yesterday but a post* possessing two rounds of ammu- P° nem ent was announced until next nltlon. Monday. Studio officials said they The 32-year-old China, whose were attempting to reach Brando real name is Waruhiu Itote, was ' n the East an d still have hopes of the second top leader of the Mau havln B Wm for the movie, a lour Mau high command nabbed by the miuion dollar enterprise. British in their war against tribes- ' ' — this rich East African colony! ° f A$KS HOT Sdttlple Moscow-trained Jomo (Burning O"F T*av A n U A »._ Spear) Kenyatta, considered by c *an nOTSe years in jail last April. BUI ANNAPOLIS, Md. UK—A leftover bill being considered by the 1954 General Assembly would, by its title, permit law enforcement officers in the two counties to "kill a dog pursuing a deer." The measure was vetoed last year for other reasons. — •• — — »• «**a**iGj llEtCl an out-of-state request today for a sample" of Texas from Miss Andrea Michalik of Minneapolis. She said she would prefer a horse, "There must be some rancher who has so many he can spare me one," she wrote. She enclosed 10 cents for postage The 28-year-old red-haired actress told Judge'Herman M. Moser yesterday, Jack A. White of Hyat'ts- ville Md., her.manager, mistreated her and provided her with only the "barest necessities." She testified she is continuing her $500-a-week job only to pay off income taxes which she thought White had paid for her. Girls'$4.99 & $5.95 SCHOOL SHOES Sizes 4 to 10 Reduced To, '3.99 Widths AA to C Select from suede or smooth leathers with durable composition; also cush-u-crepe soles. Come inured, beige, maroon, tan, blue, brown and black. Many smart styles in loafers straps, lace oxfords or saddle oxfords Wonderful values. j^RJ^f. ,5^. ;: m. ,, s .,Mj|^,,l«|,jr jyl INDIANA, PA. "I guess I'm just too exhuber- ant," Floto said. keeps Braun's TOWN TALK Bread FRESHER LONGER! Now a brand new cellophane wrapper protects the oven-fresh goodness of Braun's Enriched TOWN TALK Bread! Now, even more than before, you'll enjoy the extra wholeeomeness and finer flavor of Braun's TOWN TALK—the better bread that's good and fresh to the very last slice. Look for Braun's TOWN TALK in its new cellophane wrapper nest «» e you shop. Rck up several loaves. Remember... Braun's TOWN TALK now stays fresher, longer! BITTER BUY n MI TOWN TALK Bred h * NEW CELLOPHANE WRAPPHU

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