FOUR -The Morning: Herald, Hagerstown, Md. Back in March, when General Bradley, Veterans Administration chief, was testifying before the House Appropriations Committee, he said VA had received 12,[157,522 pieces of mail in January, of which 2,952,(5W were addressed to the central oflice. Wow! Simple arithmetic breaks Women's and Chlldren'a Ready-to-Wear The Bon Ton I* STARLAND * I ROLLER RINK 1 5 Security Road 5 = 1 Block from Pangborn Blvd. 1 | Skating Session! | I 8-10:30 P.M. I I MONDAYS and THURSDAYS 5 I RESERVED | § FOR PRIVATE PARTIES 1 x c § Sunday Matinee 2-4 P.M. = IJL, Special Rates to Parties ,J WARNER BROS. IN ARYLAND STARTS TOMORROW CONTINUOUS 1 to 'll (Jimmy STEWART'S HERE IN HIS ,««G«, t LIONEL'BARRYHQRE • THOMAS : I MITCHELL. HEHRYTRAYERS : I . Fndnced 2nd Ditecied bj FRANK CAPRA J C ENDS TODAY •. "The Perfect Marriage" LAST TIMES TODAY Fan end Excitement KAY FRANCIS JACK OAK1E ..o,., BAN CROFT JIMMY LYBOX • MK CU.L1S CXMIU UMO«D Aslor Picture TOMORROW ONLY "TOM BROWN'S SCHOOL DAYS" (Re-released) with JIMMY LYDON BILLY HALOP Freddie Bartholomew * LAST TIMES TODAY * COXTIMJOUS 1 To 11 P.M. TviwoNoenooG this mail flood down to 95.248 let ters a day, just to the central of fice in Washington. It takes money to get those letters answer e<J. •» General Bradley, who shows a strain from 18 months' duty will the VA, was telling the committee that since Congress had voted a great many benefits for the ex- service world it should not he skimpy on appropriating money to the agency largely responsible foi seeing that veterans get these benefits. "We cannal," he told the committee, "hope'to escape the obligations to which we are already committed under the law. By the same token, these obligations make unavoidable the maintenance of a huge and expensive operating overhead in the Veterans Administration. "We shall cooperate glady and willingly in the reduction of the overhead wherever it is practical to do so. At some point; however, we are bound to reach the stage where Congress must determine whether economy clearly justifies a reduction in standards of service." Bradley then quoted a letter he had received two weeks previously from Dr. Karl Menninger, manager of the huge NP hospital in Topeka, Hans., and one of the country's most famous psychiatrists. The letter lamented the threaten- ened cutback in VA's medical ex• • CUP THIS AD! • • I STREET MB * • BUS OPEBATOBS I I WANTED ; • No Experience Necessary * Earn While You Learn • . • • Avg. Weekly Earnings * • $60 °° PER WEEK • Must be 21 to 40 years of age Writ* for InformaHon or Apply in P«r»on Monday thri» Friday 6MM.OYWENT OFFICE • COMPANY • 3132 M STREET, N. W. • •• Washingfon 7, D. 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Some members of congress say they have received reports "from the field" that fees paid to private docs and hospitals are too high. Cut 'em says Congress. The VA. in the person of Bradley, says yes, possibly in a few isolated instances these fees may be too high. Then it adds that the only way to keep the fees on an equitable basis is to send out investigators who can check on local situations. But investigators cost money! The VA will have to pay them for their investigating. And Congress wants to cut down on the monev VA spends. Already'the VA has had to order a stop to all traveling by VA docs. They've had to cut out ail overtime pay to their doctors, too, to keep within the spending limits set down ay Congress. It's beginning to scare some of .hese doctors, if Menninger's letter s any indication. If it scares them enough, if they think the lofty deals and ideas for "medical care second to none", brought to the VA by Bradley and Dr. Hawley, are going to strangle for lack of dough, they'll quit. By GENE AHERN BUT DON'TCHATHINK IF DA JUDGE KEEPS EXPERIMENT^' WE MIGHT HIT ON A SYRUP DAT'LL MAKE A POP'LAR SOFT DRINK.?-"IV/ASTHINKI.N'OF GIVIN'A HUNNERJ PER HIM TUH BUY DIFFERENT WQBS AN', FLAVORS TUH WOiK WITH / I" f . lol USE TALKING, LISTEN/ -HE'S BEEN ^ WORKING THAT SOFT DRINK. FRAUD FOR AGES; • AND EVERY FORMULA TURNS J OUT TO BE AN EGG DYE/-S "i PUT $7.5 IN A SYRUP HE MADE FOR BLUEBERRY POP AND IT KEPT US lH FOUNTAIN PEN <• INK FORTEN / YEARS/ Writer decries abbreviation ''Dr." titles or degrees of 10 many individuals. City Court Hears Minor Cases Here Five persons charged with being runk .ami disorderly were tried ml found guilty on Monday be- ore Magistrate Harry E. Snyder iu ity court. George P. Bowartl. 50. Charles lofcel, .was found'guilty and fined 10 and costs and Albert Daley, 3S. 10 George street, was fined $10 and costs for a like charge. Victor Ditto. 2S, 110S Corhett street, pleaded guilty to a disorderly conduct charge and was fined $10 arid costs." According to the arresting officer, Ditto got out of his auto and walked up to the driver of another car and hit him in the face. Ditto said that he hit the unidentified driver because he "cut him off" io downtown traffic. Samuel Daywait, 72. Sharpsburg, Rt. 1, arrested Sunday and charged with'being drunk, forfeited $6.45 collateral. ', ' H. E. Palmer, 42, 210 East Washington street, pleaded guilty to a drunk and disorderly charge and was fined $5 and costs. The motor in the first Wright brothers flying machine had no carburetor. Gasoline was dripped into the cylinders. Editor's .Mail Box: The earless, short cut use of the abbreviation "Dr.". in its too frequent misapplication to the numerous titles or degrees of many individuals, as a distinguishing mark of their profession, seems to be an unwarrantable, discreditable custom. Whether appropriate or not. to the average person, is it not a little disconcerting in an effort to intelligently classify these various titles under the convenient one of "Dr." The following is a partial list of the abbreviated titles, which are - -r-j-i- . ...,,„ _^ For That Cold Rudy's COLD CAPSULES Rudy's R«a" Pharmacy 16 N. Jonathan St. PIANOS t Liberal Trade-Ins Whitesel Music Co. Across from Post Office Open Eveningi Phone 2269 BETTER HOMES, Inc. | 434 W. Wash. St. Phone 376 | Johns Manville | Home Insulation ! m-.'st generally classified under "Dr.": •D.D.C.L., D.D., D.D.S., D.Lit., D.L.S., D.Mus.. D.O., Dr., D.Sc., D.^.M., D.Z., J.C.D., J.D., J.W.D., Ad-iufinitum, L.H.D., Litt.D., Lit.D., L.L.D., M.D., M.D.S., M.S., M.Sc, M.V., Ph.C., Ph.D., R.P.D., ST.D V.M.D. it would seem that those who are thus honored, in having the privilege of bearing these distinguishing titles, would, through There's A BEST fn Everything In BREAD It's CASKEY'S Caskey Baking Co. ' w> '~~~>^^~~«- ^^vw^w^v The House of Blue White Diamonds Rogers Jewelry Co. 66 Wes,t Washington St. pride in their creditable attain- niwil, want to dignify his or her profession by requiring a proper, specific classification. "A rose by any other name is just as sweet" The title "Dr." is equally satisfying. Why? Samuel W. Sowers. There are six metals in the platinum group; platinum, indium, osmium, palladium, rhodium and ruthenium. DO FALSE TEETH Rock, Slide or Slip? FASTEETH. an improved powder to be sprinkled on uppep or lower plates, holds false teeth more firmly in place. Do not slide, slip O r rock. 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