The Leavenworth Times from Leavenworth, Kansas on September 2, 1952 · Page 8
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Leavenworth, Kansas
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Tuesday, September 2, 1952
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Eight THE LEAVENWORTH TIMES, Tuesday Evening, September 2,1952. Oasis of Siwa | Now Enjoying ! Popularity Washington — The remote oasis of Siwa in Egypt's western desert, a Mecca for credulous ancients who wished to consult its oracle, is enjoying renewed popularity because of wartime bombings! Siwa is a depression in the arid j wastes of the desert. Lying about! 72 feet below sea level, it is thei site of numerous springs providing! water for nourishing date palms; and olive trees in a region where j rain is practically unknown. It isj almost 300 miles southwest of Alexandria and about 180 miles south of Matruh on the Mediterranean coast. The magnet that drew such notable ancients as Alexander the Great 'to Siwa, was the Oracle of Ammon, then housed in a temple in what is now the crumbling village of Aghourmi. A small fragment of the temple still stands. Alexander \vas probably the most famous supplicant of the Oracle, which assured him that he was of divine descent, 1he son of a god — a suspicion that Alexander had long entertained. Present day visitors, including such notables as U. S. Ambassador to Egypt Jefferson Caffery, are attracted by the temple ruins and scores of comparatively untouched ancient tombs. Existence of the tombs, a gold mine for archeologists studying the civilization of ancient Egypt, has long been known, but it took the bombing of World War n to uncover many of them. The Italians bombed the oasis early in the war, and the natives burrowed into the rocky hills for protection. The burrowing disclosed the presence of many previously unopened tombs. Some of these had beautirully painted walls and inscriptions illustrating Egyptian and Libyan life several centuries before the birth of Christ. The oasis centers in the village of Siwa, which has about 900 people. The community of mud and stone houses is divided into eastern and western parts, whose inhabitants maintain a jealous ri- SIDE GLANCES By Gailbraith valry. In times past one part consisted mostly of the original Berber settlers and the other of their Arab conquerors, but proximity has destroyed racial distinction while leaving political division. In World War n, the oasis was used as a base for raids into Axis- held territory by Britain's fabulous Long Range Desert Patrols. In the first World War it was necessary for the British to take Siwa from the Senussi, a Moslem sect that embraced the cause ofi the Central Powers. The British were more successful than many early attackers of Siwa. One of these, Cambyses, Persian conqueror of Egypt and son of Cyrus the Great, dispatched an army of 50,000 men against the •oasis, only to have it lost without a single survivor in the blinding devastation of desert sandstorms. "I want you to make him a well-rounded boy—but his father will be satisfied if you teach him ;» few tricks to Candidates Pace Selves For Campaign By JAMES 2UARLOW WASHINGTON (*—Some of the professional Democratic politicians are reportedly worried that Gov. Stevenson may use up his ammunition too fast. Their thinking seems to go like this: If he spells out in detail his position on all the issues too earlj in the campaign, which opened Monday, by the end of the campaign he'll sound like a scratched phonograph record: repeating himself. But this seems to be a hazard he faces only if his ideas'are so limited, and the issues so few, that all he has to say can be said in the first few weeks. Running out of something to say is a fate which seldom overtakes a politician, and Stevenson has had some political experience. Since Gen. Eisenhower is much better known than he is, Stevenson may feel it's necessary to start shooting with both ban-els early to get attention. He may also feel that since he's running for the presidency, he has an obligation to make his position clear and that's the only way he'd want to run. Radio Program KMBC—980 WEAF—6iO KCMO—810 WHB—710 TUESDAY 6:00—KMBC—News; Sports WDAF—Evening Varieties WHB—News KCMO—Neu-s. Sports 6:15—KCMO—Freddy Martin KMBC—Weather WHB—Sports 6:30—WDAF—News KMBC—Peggy Lee Show WHB—Gabriel Heatter KCMO—Cisco Kid 6:45—KMBC—News WHB—Jerry Gray Show WDAF—One Man's Family 7 .-00—WDAF—Scarlet Pimpernel KCMO—Silver Essie KMBC—People Are Funny WHB—Jimmy Carroll Show 7:15—WHB—News Comments 7:30—WDAF—Barrie Craig KCMO—Escape With Me WHB—Dr. KUdare KMBC—Mr. and Mrs. North 8.-00—WDAF—Meet Your Match KCMO—America's Town Meet Two Shoe Customers, One Fools the Bill LARNED ffl— An elderly man didn't like any of the shoes shown to him in a store here but as he was leaving he noticed those worn by another customer, Chester Crane. He asked Crane to let him try them on. Crane consented. The result: Crane walked out in a new pair of shoes paid for by the elderly man, and the latter walked out in Crane's slightly-worn, comfortably broken-in shoes. KMBC—Lite With Luigi WHB—News; Today's Hits 8:15—WHB—K. C. vs. Milwaukee 8:30—WDAF—Truth or Consequences KMBC—Louella Parsons S :45—KCMO—News 9:00—WDAF—Band Concerts KCMO—Wayne King KMBC—Novelty Tunes 9:15—KMBC—Strawhat Concert 9:30—WDAF—News; Stan Kemon Orch. KCMO—News, Sports KMBC—News; Sports 9:45—KMBC—FYI KCMO—Elmer Davis 9:55—WHB—Scoreboard 10-00—WDAF— News; Weather KMBC—Beulah KCMO—Back To The Bible WHB—News Comments WEDNESDAY 6:00—WDAF—Mixed Quartet KCMO—News; Sports KMBC—News; Sports WHB—News 6:15—WDAF—Charles V. Stansell KMBC—Weather KCMO—Freddy Martin Show WHB—Sports 6:30—WDAF—News of The World KCMO—Lone Ranger KMBC—Club 15 WHB—Gabriel Heatter 6:45—WDAF—One Man's Family KMBC—News WHB—Today's Hits 7:00—WDAF—What's My Line KCMO—Postmark USA WHB—Blues vs. St. Paul KMBC—Inspector Hearthstone 7:30—WDAF—The Great Gildersleeve KMBC—Dr. Christian KCMO—Valentino 8:00—WDAF—The Best of Groucho KCMO—Mr. President KMBC—Jonnnv Dollar 8:30—WDAF—Hollywood Music Box KCMO—Crossfire KMBC—Steve Alien 9:00—WDAF—Concert WHB—Tunes & Scores KCMO—Date In Hollywood KMBC—Bright Star 9:15—WHB—Second Baseball Game. 9:45—KMBC—Curt Massey 9.30—KMBC—News: Sports WDAF—News; City Portraits KCMO—News; Sports 9:45—KMBC—Curt Massey 10:00—WDAF—News: Weather KMBC—-Beulah KCMO—Back To The Bible WDAF-TV Tonight 6:00—Midwestern Hayride 6:30—Keep Posted 7:00—Boss Lady- 7:30—Circle Theatre 8:45—Vest Pocket Theatre 8:00—Amateur Hour 9:00—Police Story 9:30—Invitation Playhouse 9:45—Newsreel 9:50—Community Forum lOtfO-^Dangerous Assignment 10:30—News. Weather, Sports 11:00—Newsreel WEDNESDAY 6:00—The Big Payoff 7:OU—Theatre 8:00—Boxing Bouts 8-45—Sport Spot 9:00—Tin Pan Alley 9-15—Double Play 9:30—Lives of Great Americans .9-50—Community Forum 10:00—Rocky King Detective 10:30—News, Weather. Sports 11:00—Easy Chair Theatre LITTLE LIZ the people around have indicated that Margaret Says Truman's Decision Was His Own NEW YORK UP)—Margaret Tru- jman said Tuesday that neither |slie nor her mother had anything to do with President Truman's decision not to run for reelection. I Asked as she returned aboard the liner United States from a Uvo-months tour of 11 European I countries about reports that she land her mother influenced the 'President's decision, Miss Truman replied: i "That's Some of Eisenhower the-general is pacing himself, that he aims to pick up si earn as he goes along and have plenty of socko left for the windup. There is a hazard in this strategy, too, of course. If Stevenson states his position on the main issues early and Eisenhower later comes along and 'takes a similar stand, the Democrats are a cinch to tag him with "me, too." The fact that men in both camps are discussing whether the candidates should lay it on the line on all the issues early, is pretty good evidence they haven't laid much on the line yet. About the most definite thing either of them has said so far was Stevenson's Detroit speech wiping out the Taft-Hartley Act and replacing it .with a milder labor law. This was the real campaign opener. Eisenhower gets under way Tuesday with speeches in the South. Figures Day ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. ffl — Tuesday is facts and figures day for 52 lovelies longing to don the mantle of Miss America. Contestants for the nation's best- kno\yn beauty title spent the dayi registering, reading over the rules! and weighing their chances. ) Tuesday they'll be on display in! absolutely untrue. It. was his decision and his alone, i a gala Boardwalk parade, a pre\Ve had nothing to do with it." competition Wednesday. Concerning Swedish newspaper criticism of U. S. Secret Service interference in policing her visit to Sweden, Miss Truman said: thought it was much ado g. It really didn't [about nothin, ihappen. There was no incident." The word "navv" originally ] meant all the shipping owned by one country, and only later was the meaning limited to warships. Many of the Negroes of Africa are racially mixed with Berbers, Hamitic peoples and Arabs. From then on UntiJ the grand climax Saturday night when Colleen Kay Hutchins, Miss America 1952, crowns the new queen, the girls will be on a merry-go-round. They'll show they can do more than look pretty by singing or dancing or displaying some other talent and then compete for points in an evening gown and bathing suit. This year's pretties are from 45 states, four big cities, Chicago. New York. Philadelphia and Washington, plus Puerto Rico, Hawaii and Canada. 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Matching Posturepedic 1 Box Spring Available ... $79.50 EASIER QR FRIENLIER Garfinkle FURNITURE CO. 62 Years of Continuous Service 7th & Shawnee Phone 930 Distance lends enchantment— but not when your car runs out of gas five miles from a filling station. ®M!X Truce Negotiators Make New Protest MUNSAN, Korea at — Communist truce negotiators again Tuesday quickly followed a U. N. announcement of a prisoner of war incident with a protest. It was the third such note in "our days—a strong indication that the Reds closely monitor. Allied news broadcasts during the current recess in armistice talks. The U. N. said Monday that 16 captured Reds on Koje Island vere injured by guards quelling a demonstration Saturday. Another prisoner was found hanged, an apparent suicide, the U. N. added. Tuesday, Gen. Nam U, chief fled negotiator, said in a note sent by a staff officer to Maj. Gen. William K. Harrison, senior U. N. delegate: "On Aug. 30 your side again dlled one and wounded 16 of our captured personnel. I hereby odge a serious protest with you •egarding this incident. Your side must bear the responsibility for all consequences arising from 'our barbarous butchering of our captured personnel." The truce talks are scheduled o resume Thursday. Coal Miners End Memorial Holiday PITTSBURGH Hi — Coal miners across the nation revived their giant industry Tuesday with 475,000 diggers ending another United Mine Worker memorial holiday. The 10-day memorial period called by UMW President John.L. Lewis to honor miners killed or injured in mine tragedies, ended Monday midnight. The shutdown began Aug. 23. The mine closings whittled the nation's pile of stored coal from an 84-day supply to about 74 days at a time when Lewis is negotiating a new contract with coal operators. Lewis served notice several weeks ago that bituminous soft coal contracts will expire Sept. 20. That makes a full-fledged strike possible on Monday, Sept. 22. or a week's resf and observation, irdered by his physician. Aides said Darby asked that no 'isitors by admitted during his hospital stay. He has been doing ntensive campaign work for Dwight D. Eisenhower, Republican presidential candidate. ?aby Killed, Two Injured Truck Overturns LINDSBORG '(»— A truck over- urned a mile north of here Monday killing a 4-month-old baby girl and injuring two other persons dan- jerously. • The baby was Tracy Don Peterson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Peterson, Munden, Kas. I Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hayworth and their two children, of Newton, Cas., also were in the truck. Darby to Hospital For a Week's Rest KANSAS CITY Iff)—Harry Darby, former senator from Kansas, enter- el St. Mary's Hospital Monday The Greek word for music in-! eluded all studies intended to cul- 1 ivate the mind rather than thei bod}'. we FIX IT Phone 1440 for Plumbing Installations and Repairs! Morton Plumbing Co. 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