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Dailu (Eituen How To Torture A Word DENNIS THE MENACE MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS T*« Awoelaud PrtJi i« entitled ixcluiively to lh« uit for »f all the local newt printed m thlo ntw.isaot » wtl! «» all AP ntwi dupitchti MEMBER OF UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAI- MEM8ER OF THE AUDrr BUREAU OF cmCUlflCN» R««es: Hume D«lv'*Wfl In Tucmn We **r w«e* Hcmt Dellv*red OutiiOf of Tutton We Per W«v Annual SutKTiptlon. Carrier !£0.*0 Annual Subtcription. Mail 115. M ESTABLISHED 1S7C Published Daily Except Sunday PUBLISHED BV THE CITIZEN PUBLISHING CO PHONE MA. J-M5S PAGE 44 SATURDAY EVENING, JUNE 4, I960 Just In Passing Barber shops have joined in the campaign for signatures on initiative petitions to modernize the state's judicial system. Seems quite appropriate. Almost as many legal cases are "tried" in barber shops as in the courts. It is understood, no doubt, t h a t any change in bar procedures will not rule out the right of review by the bar-ber. College graduates of afgeneration ago will remember that their basic course in economics was labeled "Money and Bankirig." What else was there to the economic system? An example of the trend in current economic theory and practice is the new textbook written by Prof. Paul B. Trescott of Kenyon College. Its title is "Money, Banking and Economic Welfare." Yes, indeed! * · * * Going a little further back down memory lane, there was a childhood jingle which included the line, "It's not so much what you .earn as what you put ' away" (to save). Today that would probably be revised also to: "It's not so much what you earn as what's your take- home pay." * * * * The government saves a lot of people the trouble of saving these days. The government's theory of economic and social welfare seems to be that' "we can do it better." » * * * But they haven't proved it. *· * * * * If you think » dime has become insignificant- some places it won't even buy a cuppacoffee-- look what a banker can do with it. The Dime Savings Bank is listed as one of America's 100 or so billion-dollar corporations-- Assets now 11,379,970,000 dimes. * * * * Progress report: "CHINESE WALL"-- City manager sitting on engineer's report for Broadway subway improvement. WATER DEVELOPMENT-- It's 10 quiet in the San Pedro Valley that you could hear a water drop. URBAN RENEWAL-- City manager says proposal may be put to public vote within * year. INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT -- Pan American World Airways will house its electronic testing division at Municipal Airport until permanent building can be built. SCHOOLS-- Committee launches intensive study of 12-month school year proposal. POPULATION-- Census shows Tucson now has 210,016 persons, one of nation's 75 biggest cities. CITIZEN CHARLIE'S CROSSWORD NIAITll lOINlS A OIPBL SOLUTION TO PUZZLE 291 with "lfi*«" ployment.'* ef previou* "wri* CLUES ACROSS ·; 11. H. 1*. I CUP not COP. CUP U tht natural answer to the clttf. Where COP Is concerned, "tip- set** It the wrong word in thit instance -- "annoy" or "antagonize" would be better. CAP It not good. NATIONS; not NOTIONS. Not mer« NOTIONS, since freedom of thought is avn essential part of democracy. "Warlike NATIONS should" certainly "b« curbed" In their militarism. TOP not TAP. Around th« TOP, yea: but "a kitchen sink" normally has two taps, TIP la to» vague. DEFECT not DEFEAT. DEFEAT always leads to "recriminations" of orre kind or another. A DEFECT c»n qo unnoticed, but "is" still "a possible uut* of recriminations." POLICE not POLITE. The clue phrase, "over loud-speaktr." has mere point for POLICE, since then can be a big di/- ference in penuativencss between the POLICE in person and m voice "over a loudspeaker." Also, it is safe to ·ay that a mere "POLITE »p- peetf" will "have no effect." PINt net PENS. 'There is" · definite "demand," but not » "treat" one, for (enuine "·old" PINS. "Gold" pen is « misn»m*r, since only parts ef * Mfl are "gold." PANS h week. FOWL* net FOALS. "Surplus" FOALS are improbable, since "Che sversoe farmer" decs not bra** horses, especially in this elay ef meehtnnred farm equipment. FOWLS i* most apt, for tlrey certainly have a way of moltlelylni until tney become * ntrieeme. FOILS and FOOLS BAYS net O*T*. "hhtery*' ie a clear »»rnter ttv BATE nther than t»ATA. "ffr- lie**" t»ATA hi fiwnn m ar,y ·NCW tt*t FCW. NCW h car- fcewlerty a** fn relttrwixhrp 1» Mv)nt Juet "\t*t" their Th» FtW *Me*i*rat wmy «b« ·wiltbW »re lor «** wfeafele oetffenrt* *na $525 P CLUES DOWN j 1. CASE not CASH. "Became he w»« interested In the" CASE, yes; but, rather "because he" wanted or needed "the" CASH. CASK and CAST are too vague. - STOLE not STOVE. Specify! no, "a new, expensive one." fa- vor« STOLE. It li doubtful if *he "will buy" any »ort of "new" STOVE without "con. lulling" him. '«. POCKET not LOCKET. ROCKET or SOCKET. POCKET belt - t f answer* this definite clue. It ·^' Implie* that thi» is to be ex- .4*2 . pected of any "small child," t ' and every "email child*' knows JfeV that POCKETS are for putting 'M*" things in. But, "a small child" f^,, may well rut be taught or " r e a l i z e that a LOCKET can be opened or think ef a ROCKET as a container. SOCKET is , , weak. 7. SUITS not SUITE. The clue words, "on hit behalf," hint that this i» something belonging to a man or commonly chosen by a man, favoring SUITS. "On his behalf is too vague for SUITE, where a married couple is concerned and should be further qualified. 10. NOT not HOT. The variations in "weather" are net simply a matter of being either "cold or hot". "The weather Is." of course, "cold, or" it "is" NOT. M. SALVE not VALVE. The clue implies that the function of this Is not extremely important. A SALVE "perfe-rms a rather useful function" ef as- scstinq healing. The clue is an understatement for V A L V E , which, in many eases. Is a vital necessity. 1». PACT not PAST. "When at lopgerheade," P A C T of friendship "hi sometimes forgotten." The clue stresses, "when at loggerheads," but on th« oth»r hand, to "forget" the PAST can just as well sus- «»»t * friendly atmosphere. PART rs too va^tre. W. TLU net FLY. There rs ctr- tarnly a drie«e known as "»mt- fLU. It hi inapt to apeak ivf "the FLY," that Is, any FLY, srinee there are very m*ny different »n»etei if ffr«. The fcotnjefry (for Instance) wotrtd Ire better. SEE THE NEW PUZZLE E¥ MONDAY'S CITIZEN By CASSANDRA London Daily Mirror Columnist LONDON--TTierc are screams corning from the room where they tenure words and a new mangled victim staggers out. The word is "optimize." "Optimize" says that he, is » verb, transitive, and confessed u n d e r rigorous interrogation that "to optimize" means to produce the best, the biggest, and to stretch to the limit. For instance, the prisoner Optimize said that he is employed in the aircraft industry and, when they are going to extend the design of an aeroplane to its very limits by increasing the length of the fuselage and thus to increase the space for passengers, they talk about "optimizing" it. Take him away. Put him on the rack again--and don't let him come back alive. Now for another phoney. This time it comes from the United States and concerns the use of the word "senior." In California they are using it to describe old people, lliey are old people no longer and are genteelly referred to *s ' 'Senior Citizens." "' V Now, then, all together: "DarlingTain growing senior. Silver threads among the gold." FROM THE DAILY MIRROR yesterday: "Place a mirror between bed-sheets to test for dampness. Leave the mirror for about fifteen minutes; if it is misty when you remove it, you will know that the bedclothes are damp." Which reminds me. .... Some years ago two guests at a week-end houseparty, Mr. A and Mr. B, shared the same bedroom, The dinner was superb. The conversation sparkled and the'brandy massaged the heart with sunlit hands. .- ' ' The host was genial,and con-, siderate, and the hostess was extremely beautiful and bright With grace and charm. But the darn beds were damp. Mr. A, a man of hardy habits, was prepared to risk it. But Mr. B, who suffered a c u t e l y from rheumatism, strongly objected. He said: "If I were certain that these sheets were damp-- «nd 1 think they are--I'd sleep Standing up." Mr. A replied: "There's one sure way of telling that. Just place a mirror between the sheets and, if it mists over, then they are damp." · Mr. B: "Fine, but Where's the mirror? All these in this room are screwed to the wall." Mr. A, by now thoroughly ·aroused with the challenge of damp - detection, remembered that in the dining room there was. a small mirror hanging on the wall opposite the place where he sat at table. _ So he volunteered to go down- itairs to get it. "No trouble at all," said he. "I am very familiar with this house. I'll disturb nobody and I don't even need to switch the light on. I know the place like the back of my hand." He then disappeared. Five minutes later there was an appalling crash on the landing. Mr. A had tripped on his way back-in the darkness. His host rushed out, switched on the light arid seeing the prostrate figure clutching an object said: "For God's sake what's happened?" Said Mr. A, holding his trophy: "It's nothing at all. Nothing. All I did was to go down and borrow a mirror from your dining room." "Then why," demanded his host, "are you holding in your hands a framed photograph of my wife?" Now YOU tell me. What DOES Mr. A do? I MOURN the passing of the smallest of all British Trade Unions -- "the piano punchers union" or, to give it its full bib- and-rucker title, the Amalgamated Society of Lace Pattern Readers, Correctors, Press and Piano Punchers. It had only 12 members. How much more intriguing was this small community of lace-makers than the great shambling amorphous Transport and General Workers' Union with its massive army of 1,290,000 souls whose strength lies so much more in numbers than in skill. The Trade Unions, especially the smaller ones, rejoice in wonderful names ranging from Faience Fixers and Dandy Roll Makers to Staff Pressers and Twisters and Twiners. My own nomination for the champion name goes unhesitatingly to The United Wool, Shawl, Fall and Antimacassar Trade Union of Hocknal! and District. When a man is asked who he represents and can draw himself np to his foil height and say: "I represent The United Wool, Shawl, Fall and Antr- mscassaT Trade Union «f Back- Hefl and District," » awfbmjt h« is mfly «rymg something. *0oy: He SURE DON'T LOOK MUCH UKE Um^ KENNEL AND LEASH Dogs Attracted By New Rugs By MAXWELL RIDDLE This is the time of year when we should be writing about the outdoor problems of dogs. ^But, ·oh "the tales· of anguish we're hearing. It seems that it's redecorating time for housewives --and their dogs. The ladies see those spots on new carpeting, and the howls can be heard from Ottawa to Houston. There are half a dozen products on the market for removing urine stains from rugs* They are sold by pet shops, hardware stores, department stores and pharmacies. -.· Bub.i dogs; .aren't always lo Wime., This, pne embarassed, 'lady admitted that the damage was done by the baby. "Imitating the dog," she added. Well, the products work as well--or as poorly--for baby damage as for dog spots. First, dog owners should t* reminded that even well-mannered dogs s o m e t i m e s get naughty ideas. Moveover, dogs have an innate yearning to mark thinks as their own. Urine marking by dogs is probably as old as the race. Owners planning to lay new carpets ought to remember this and be prepared. A bottle of urine slain remover should come with all new carpets. And owners should plan to introduce dogs to the new rugs under guard. In this way they may forestall any marking attempt by the dog. As urine dries, it sets and becomes a fast dye. If noticed immediately, the area can be sponged up, and then shampooed' with any normal rug shampoo. As the stain gets older, the urine stain, removers are needed. But they grow less successful, with the passage of time. We also get steady complaints about lingering odor.. Cleaned stain areas should be dried with. an electric fan. Some attempt should be jnade to dry the rug through'to its^base. This is easily done if: the rug can be lifted. In such cases, the fan can be used on both sides. o o o · : './.;' QUESTION: I know a zoo that has »ome lion cubs" for sale, .but, ; it refuses to siu-roejoiie. The'di-T rector says it's not a good idea. But there's a man down the street who has a dog which terrorizes the neighborhood. It has attacked other women besides me. I insist on getting one of those baby lions. Then when it grows up I'll take it walking down the street and really fix that nasty dog. Can you use your influence? Answer: Lady, my knowledge of lions includes this important doggerel, which I alter to fit the case. There was a young lady from Zion Who went for a ride with a lion. They came back from the ride With the lady inside (and one nasty dog) And a smile on the face of the lion. Copyrifht iMB Camera Andes By IRVING DESFOR AP Photo Editor Tod Stromquist is a professional photographer who tries hard to look like in amateur camera fan. . , · · · ' "People abrotd are used to American t o u r i s t s with cameras," he explained just before his departure for.Europe.,. "They treat them with'.cpartesy and custom officials ire inclined to be lenient · and «ven helpful. Natives and local offi- . cials are apt,toi be indulgent with their whims in photographing almost anything''-and are more cooperattwe. -But professional photographers are likely to be examined more scrupulously, more- questions are asked and fees for services are larger." It isn't hard for Stromquist to look like an average tourist on his current trip. He's accompanied fay his wife, their 18- month-old son and his mother- in-law. They bought a German- made station wagon to be de^ livered at dockside on their ·arrival. They chose an ocean crossing because they carried, besides luggage, a great, deal of 16mm movie equipment .plus the entire film'supply for their six month trip. ' · , "That's another tiling I discovered from previous trips," he, added. "Families traveling' by, car across borders have as easier time going: through ;cus-- toms than when flying or .going: by train. I would have to explain the large supply of film and my professional equipment every time we handled the luggage. They're rarely disturbed or questioned when we go by car." . : Stromquist specializes in educational films. On his present assignment for Coronet Films, he'll shoot three reels . on medieval history in France and Germany and three reels "on ! eastern Europe in .Poland, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia 'mndj Hungary. He'll shoot about 3,000 feet of color film for each reel which will be -edited down to-a- final 500-foot, 15 minute version;: -., : ' *r. His experience 'illustrates how an amateur photographer turns pro. Ten years ago, on getting married, he and his wife planned a honeymoon in Europe. They wondered how they could defray some of the expense through Stromquist's interest in photography. To show the caliber of his work to prospects in the 16mm film field, they prepared a script and shot a film on their home town, Chicago. One of those approached, Coronet Films, detected ability in the sample and suggested that they could use some footage on Alpine glaciers. The Strom- quists rerouted their trip so they could make the shot suggested. Their efforts were successful. In the past 10 years, they've been abroad five times prior to their current trip, have shot 70 educational films which have won '15 awards at various American film festivals. INQUIRING REPORTER Have You Decided On Dad's Day Gift? Mundt Weeks McKean THE QUESTION: Have you decided what you are going to give Dad for Father's Day? THE LOCATION: University of Arizona campus. ' · '" '. ·" .:'·. " · '.'··. - · THE ANSWERS: Mrs. Kenneth F. Mui^t, 1702 E. 10th .-St, student and housewife-rMy .fattier is not living. But my husband and I have jointly given each other ;a movie camera. We'did it between Mother's Day and Father's Day.. ; · ' I .think Father's Day is a good idea. It's nice to have a special- day for everyone^in the family. It's important mostly as a reminder; to father to ';reBwb^ 'hfeflj'aS!diildren and he ;should stay ; hoine : and -bike 'fare ;pf mem; because? of ; the teenage'.trouble.. . *\V Y : ;v · . O ; . . " ' - ' ·· jiwuld spend ;ttns\;day with his PMI Wwtai -8ffi-N." Martin : Ave., graduating ,-liw student:-- I Haven*t deaded^yet what I'll give. But 111 'give: something. · Y : ; : I think Father's Day is a' pretty good idea. Fathers. ought to have equal time with mothers. I would say that, on the whole, f afters do get their shire of recognition. . Tom McKean, Phoenix, student-- I usually give Pattison Fitzgerald Well* my father something, but I haven't decided yet what it'll be this year. It's a very good idea to observe Father's Day. .Fattier should get some recognition. Mothers get · the praise. I have a tendency myself to go to my mother with.my problems. But I think fathers should b» consulted more. Jane Pattison, Berkeley, Calif., student--Yes, I've decided, I'm going to give my father a card. I gave my "mother flowers on Mother's Day. But my father is not too interested m gifts. I would say this about Father's Day. It has become too commercialized. - Lynn FitegeraM, Long Beach, Calif., student-I always give my father something. But I don't know yet what I'll give him this year. Sure, I think the custom of having a Father^ Day is a good idea. We should show just as much respect for father as for mother. And I don't think mat is always done. John Wells, Cave Creek, student--My father fo up in Canada now. I'll probably send him a sweater. As for Father's Day, I say there should be at least one day a year when father is recognized. Sheinwold On Bridge By r ALFRED SHEINWOLD When your partner doubles an -opponent' for -penalties, you 'needn't icceptf his'/decision as ity ,be,;able to 'find ' better contract Your partner's double is just a first idea, which can be modified after he learns more about your hand. North has a fine hand, but he isn't particularly happy about using it to defend against a low diamond contract. South's double promises general strength, not merely strength in the enemy's suit, so that there should be a good trump fit in hearts or dubs. N o r t h can indicate his strength and his distribution by bidding East's suit The bid of three diamonds says: "Partner, I am void of diamonds and, therefore, do not want to let your double stand. I have length and considerable strength in both unbid suits. Take your pick." South indicates a choice by bidding three hearts, whereupon North makes a mild slam try North dealer East-West vulnerable NORTH A A K J 8 5 ¥ K J 7 4 . . -* None * A Q 4 2 WEST EAST * Q 10 9" 4 4 6 2 V 10 5 V 9 8 2 4 8 6 3 2 4 A K Q 1 0 9 5 4 10 9. 7 + 8 3 ! SOUTH 4 7 3 V A Q 63 4 J 7 4 + K J 6 5 Norih East Sovth West 1 4 2 4 Double Pais 3 4 Pass 3 V Pass 4 4 Pass 5 4 Pass « * All Pass Openin*. kad -- 42 by bidding four clubs. South would stay at the level of four if he had a poorish hand, but is glad to raise to five clubs, since he knows that his hand must furnish a fine fit for the North hand. · North then wastes no time in getting to slam in hearts. The opponents have 11 high-card points, leaving only 28 points for North and South, but *ii is ample for the slam. Declarer ruffs the first diamond in dummy, cashes th* king and jack of hearts and gets to his hand with a club to ruff another diamond in dummy. He then returns with a dub t» draw the last trump. Twelvt tricks are then laydown. Life Begins At Forty Mr. President By Patrick and Vinmont Zachary Taylor was born in Orange County, Virginia, November 24, 1784. He attended the country school and worked on his father's farm until of age. At 23 he was appointed a lieutenant in the army. He was a major in the War of 1812, a colonel in the BJack Hawk War, and a brigadier general in the Seminole War. From 1840 to 1846 he was in command of the Department of the Southwest. He opened the engagement with Mexico at Palo Alto, fought the battle of Resaca de la Palma and captured Monterey. At Buena Vista, with an army outnumbered four to one, he spurned Santa Anna's demand for surrender and defeated the Mexicans. After forty years of military service he retired to his farm. He greeted the first Presidential proposal as nonsense but soon yielded to the tempting suggestion. The Whigs nominated him without knowing how he stood on any question. Inaugurated the twelfth President of the United States, March 5,1849, he served sixteen months. The Compromise of 1850 was being prepared. He showed a most uncompromising determination to uphold the Union and gave warning that he would command the army in person against any rebellion. At the laying of the cornerstone of the Washington Monument, July 4, 1850, he became ill. He died in the White House five days later, aged 65. JOHN MTDDLETON CLAYTON Bom in Dagsborough, Delaware, 1738. K« fra-deateid from ZACHARY TAYLOR By ROBERT PETERSON QUESTION: "Maybe I'm just crotchety, but at 77 I find myself increasingly irritated by the quality of television, the rise of juvenile delinquency, the »hoddy behavior of public officials, and the ridiculous emphasis everywhere on speed and glamor. I say thingi were better in the aid days. What do you say?" Answer: While you're dream- Ing about the old days, don't forget the 14-hour working day, wages of $5 a day (if you were lucky), shoveling coal in the furnace, outdoor plumbing, flit tires every timt you went 20 miles from home, and epidemics of,flu, diphtheria, smallpox and pneumonia. If you compare yesterday and today objectively, I think you'll come to the con- dusion that you're living in an era infinitely better than yesteryear. QUESTION: "Why should I worry about what happens after 65? According to actuarial tables, the average life expectancy is only 70 years so there aren't many years to worry about after reaching retirement age." Answer: You're wrong,, Life expectancy figures refer to the number of years which a baby born today can expect to live. If you survive the hazards of childhood, youth and middle age and reach 65, the actuarial tables estimate that you'll live another 14.4 more years. And if you reach 79.4, they fiw you another 7 J years. QUESTION: "I'm 70, retiring next year, and our only son, 26, will take over the jewelry manufacturing firm I founded years ago. My wife says I should sign the buiiiw** over io ihe boy and let him have It lock, stock and bracelets, as he's our only heir. But it seems to me that if he gets it this easily he won't appreciate it as much as if we make him irork for it" AMWM: I agree with you. Why not tell him you'll split the profits with him for the first five years. Then if he makes a success of it you'll sign the firm over to him five years hence. It's very true flat handing heirs a successful business on a silver platter often causes them to take less interest in the firm and their personal success than if they have to expend a little Wood, sweat, and te»rs. o o o Yale in 1815 and after four years of law study and admittance to the bar he entered practice at Dover. After serving as a member of the legislature and Secretary of State of Delaware, he was elected a United States Senator, in 1829. Considered one of the ablest debaters and orators in the Senate, he served with distinction almost continuously for twenty years. Clayton (pictured above) was appointed Secretary of State in 1849 and negotiated the f a m o u s Clayton - Bulwer Treaty during his brief tenure. He was again in the United States Senate in 1853, serving until his death in 1856. President Taylor's Vice-President was.Millard Fillmore. MRS. ZACHARY TAYLOR Born in Maryland, in 1788, Margaret Smith, capable and high- principled, was m a r r i e d at twenty-four to Captain Zachary Taylor. For forty years she accompanied him on his military assignments. Looking forward to a quiet retirement she was heartbroken over his becoming President, convinced they were too old for such a drastic change of life. In poor health, she turned many of the White House duties to her vivacious twenty - two - year - old daughter, Mrs. Betty Bliss. With gaiety the keynote, Betty presided with a fresh and captivating charm during her brief reign of sixteen months. Mrs. Taylor survived her husband two years. She died in 1852. - If ym «F FM MK a frae M fc Hrt.pu.mir vrite to Ctimt,

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