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Ckritti CALLfR-TIMES, Sun, Auj. 12, 1S51.JJ /^ »« Arrested, f Civil Defense Faces Public FBISa 7 s Apathy n U.S. NEW YORK, Aug. 11. (AP)-- IThe FBI said today It had arrested two confidence men who posed as an oil operator and a [sportsman and swindled a wealthy New Mexico widow out of $4*,QOO ) l«ft.«r ahe. · married one of them, i - __ - __ _ _ | The arrest* came as they were fif i Arlf*rn I r 11 n fl« A I «* t preparing to victimize * multi-mil- ·Jl 1. V^ld ttl JL 1111119 rVlSHJiiionaire and his daughter who iwere sailing for Argentina, the (FBI' said. The men. taken into custody at Hampers Tardy Program JIWITK: for «w mMMfw «f Hvll f4 «IMW m»t»T rtll«» k*4 M tnlr k itort. M»r« mn lit n*«li|» ·( * nlmllv a hotel here, were identified as Victor EmanuaJl Pereira 33. of H- Columbus. O.. and Eugene Brading, M, of Dallas. «,,-»,, VnMA ^ Conspiracy ,V CHICAGO, Aug. 11. (UP)-- Key American cities arei They were held in $50.000 bail making itridcs in civil defense preparations, but are hamp- each on charges of mail fraud and er*ll by public apathy and a lack of matching funds ^^ff^^^SS^^ the federal government. J 3S of R 0s weU, N.- M. A year ago, at a time when UN forces in Korea werej The jr BI to ld this story: fighting for survival, a spot check showed defense planning j Pereira and Brading met Mrs. ' \DENTOm SPINSTER DAY IDRAWS WIDE RESPONSE i ' DENTON, Aug. II. (AP)--Wednesday's the day all the career girls, bachelor girls, "unclaimed blessings"-; or whatever you call them--have their day in Denton. Aug. 15 is Old Maid's Day. No fancy name for it--"Let's don't gild the lily,' said Miss Dorothy Babb, who dreamed it up. Letters from 32 states have come to Miss Babb *nd Denton's Mayor Mark Hannah from the unmarried lassies who want to participate. There are no limits on who can participate--just any woman who'll admit she's an old maid. Age doesn't matter. The men have made big plans for Wednesday. A tea, free movie and stage show, corsages, a baseball game--and gifts are ready for the old maids. "Old maids don't even get birthday gifts; they don't have birthdays," quipped Miss Babbs last year. So last Aug. 15. Denton's mayor" proclaimed Old Maid's Day. It grew this year. Chamber of commerce members are receiving daily queries from out-of-state spinsters who want to attend the Denton celebration. They're all being answered. ,, Today, the same . , . report varying degrees of pro- TO GUIDE PROPAGANDA.. --Ben Hibbs, above, editor of the Saturday Evening Post, is head of a new State Department press and publications committee which will help guide American propaganda. The committee of distinguished newsmen and publishers will review periodically the work of the State Department's press and publication division and 'recommend shifts of emphasis, new techniques and modifications.' To Visit Truman WASHINGTON, Aug. 11. (AD -This year's crop o£ exchange teachers from Rurope will call on President Truman at the Whit* House next Thursday, The group will consist' of 101 British seven from France, teachers and due to arrive in New York City aboard the Queen Elizabeth tomorrow. fr«u today setting up air raid warning systems, stockpiling drug* and planning lor mass shelter or evacuation. But much remains to b done,!' th* survey showed, and some ·itiM reported they wtr* handl. capped by aigni of public apathy Lot AngclM, Detroit and oth»r ·aid profT*** had b**n b*c»u»* money has not b**n forthcoming from th* federal govemmtnl. At Washington, officisli of the =- CSviiiJ **«** Administration blam«d Oongrei*. Th* CDA a»k*d for |*a million but Cangrtsi last a«r« appropriated only $M, 780,000, provldinir no fund* for th» pur- cha*4 of transport and fescue equipment, or for a "welfare ·tockpll«" to feed and aid bombing victims, Conifregs stipulated that |20 million . of the June appropriation ·hould «o toward helping; state? buy medical .supplies on a match. Ing fund basis, and the CDA said requests are expected shortly from SO states. Another $5 million was earmarked to aid state training program*, but t«U money has been tied up because of an apparent contradiction in the law which prohibit aid to slates for administrative purposes such aa hiring Instructor* and renting space. Meanwhll*, cities «nd states tiav* .gon* ahead on their own. In .key cittoa, this was the situation: New York. -- Defense Director Arthur W. Wailande r reported "aatirtactory progress." Th* d«f*n»* organization hn* |HS*«V t«t up on city department riiti TulUtinie :.employes «vailable .iff" h«|Ude 47,% city work- i'ri, t»ltc*, firtmen, etc. · 'All city hospitals have been ordered to keep medical stockpiles at top l«v*lt and private hospitals hav* b«tn. aaked to do the same. When and if the city gets federal fund*, it will set up stockpiles of Hs : own ouUide city limits. The welfare : department has obtained 'agreements tor the use of restaurants, bakeries and other food centers which could prepare 1,890,325 hot meals per day. » Th« Department of. Trnsportn- tlon has some bus«g in regular op- ·ration equipped for -quick; conversion to ambulances,- and has arranged to use upstate and New. Jersey towns lor evacuation. Shelter Areas Selected Public shelter areas have been lelected in buildings throughout Hew York, and 563 air raid warning sirens have been installed. The city spent $2 million on ae- fens* last year and appropriated 13,592,000 this year. But Wallaiid- «r said' funds are needed to build shelters, 1uy fire-fighting equipment" and for other necessities, and-that-th* city must turn to the federal government for the moiiey. Washington--Col. John Fondahl, District of Columbia defense director, said the plan ' for the nation's capital is "as good as any In the -country," but he said "we've been hampered by lack of fund* and public apathy." j The district has only 15 full-time] workers but has enlisted about 23,000 persons tor volunteer training. The goal is 100,000. No plans lor medical stockpiling have been made because of lack of funds. Washington hotels, restaurants and wholesale grocers have work«d out a plan for mass feed- Ing, using their own equipment. trucks, etc. Engineers have surveyed downtown buildings for use! ms air raid shelters. The Office of Civil Defense! would like to reinforce some buildings but hasn't the money. Plans for mass evacuation are in the formative stage, and tie mechanics have not been worked out. · j The district is spending J19ft,000 ef «. $350,000 grant by Congress tor air raid warning and communications systems, which ar« nearing completion and. according- to officials, will bs "th* best in the world." Tellow American College of Surgeons, announces the removal of his offices from Chicago, 111., to 1755 Santa Fe. Dr, Carl J. Uthoft I'tijutciiii! * HMrnrim Haarc'll i n ' t t I,MIB * :! '" * "··"· Phone 3-1158--All Hoars 1". with Pereira wealthy sportsman and Brading as an oH land operator. They began paying court to the j women and were invited to Mrs. Joyce'* Roswell home. Pereira married Mrs. Joyce in K a n s a s City on May 25. Bradlnfc became engaged to the sister, unidentified by the FBI. Pereira obtained tS.OOO f r o m Mrs. Joyce by telling her he needed th« money for a business deal and was temporarily w i t h o u t ready funds. Shortly after the wedding, Mrs. Joyce also gave Pereira a $8,900 convertible automobile. Hntfl For A Song Later, Pereira and Bradln* told Mrs. Joyce they had an option to buy the Washington H o t e l in Greenville. Texas, "for a song" and needed J35.2RS.7* to effect the deal. She cave them the money by check.' They cashed it in an Paso bflnk in SI,000 bills, then flxl The FBI said Pereira bad married Ihrte times previously and had turned the automobile over to one of his former wives. They said he claimed to have lost the 'money in a Juarez, Mexico, gambliiifr house. Both defendants have criminal fnrds. 1he FBI said. The FBI said the suspect* were :irre«tcrt shortly after they bad* farewell to the 'milHonsirrs nnd his daughter, who was receiving the attentions of nne of the men. MERCHANTS: Now is the time to order your calendars--Choose from a wide selection variety , , . . MICHAEL'S ADVERTISING SPECIALTIES 302 N. Chaparral 1-6662 IN AMBULANCE SERVICE YOU WANT EXPERIENCE WE HAVE IT SINCE 1908 FUNEJULSEfiVICt Texas Pecan Crop Forecast To Drop Half This Season WASHINGTON, Aug. 11. w -The U. S. Department of Agriculture predicts the Texas' p«csn crop Oiis year will b« less than half the 1950 crop. The department forecast a 17.8 million crop and declared 1951 an off-year for pecans in Texas. It ·aid proapecti are only fair in North Central and Eastern Texas wnwtien »"d that dry .weather and insact damage in South Central T«jta» ha* lowered prospects in that art* even more, 17.1 million forecast compared with *». million in i»S0. ThU pronp!«tivt crop i* only »? ** wintry M ft wholt, the] n trap o( Thi« * ytcf * 4/l THE HEAT TOLL Many Heat Rccordi Broken Lately "HEAT TOLL REACHES 15;---" for Texas, so ran a headline in the Caller, 8-8-51. And, the most devastating part of the Summer Is yet to come. During the doldrums of Auniist and September the lieat^ penetrates more intensely--seems to bake one through and throu.tn. It ia »t th*t time that your body is least able to stand the swelter- injr temperature because of the heat punishment taken durinjr the preceding: months-- it has less resistance--less come-back or recuperative powers. Now is the time to prepare your body for the peak heat waves of the near *n- ture. An article in the Caller-Times a Yale University doctor mentioned several ways to "beat the heat." One was to soak yourself for thirty minutes in a cool tub of water. He said that would help to keep you cool for hoars. I think the doctor was "all wet". Welders, refinery worker* snd. others working in "hot spots" know full well that they will have up a *"Ii head of slcam in a few minutes after they start workuvs even though they had slept all night in a tub of water. His "theory" may work out in a few "lounge Hzzard" cases but in the all-round work-a-day life the hasd boiled facts brdusht «ut in the "hot spots" would starf htm maneuvering for an alibi. Then, too. he says you should have a little more Icsr exercise. You welders who stand on your bead a good part of the day in weldinp the "big- inch" lines should stop welding every now and then and run twenty paces and back to force the blood into your lees, which he claims are very fine radiators. thereby getting rid of a lot of heat for yon. He made several other suggestions-- some fairly sensible- -- others just as nonsensical as the ones Riven above. ;In my opinion, the heat was working on him when he wrote the book which contains these suggestions. To beat the heat, naturally, you must hare' your Eland- nlar system, especially the endocrine stands, in good functional order. The chemistry of your body will then be to perfectly balanced that the "hot spots", the hot stuff j office and the like will have little chance of making * "heat casualty" of you. And, to keep ail glands in functional order the nerve pathways to each must be kept clear of impingements or other impairment. The Straight Chiropractor is most adept in keening these pathways clear for he ttses the specific thrust, and the specific thrust only, to clear the subhixations away, thus, most effectively restoring the nerve pathways to full functional power, thereby, making it possible for the glandular system to work »t full capacity and in an exactinjr. functional order throughout the whole system. Having made a special study of the many cases (hat have come to me dtirinxr the past thirty four years for disorders caused by tfie extreme heat of our Jon* summers t was enabled, to prevent many from helnf listed iimonc the "heat casualties." You, too, will appre- eiatp *his service after yon have siven It a (air tri»J. Keep Tour body in functional bttUnf ft by the specific thrust only. It will not only help "heat the heat" and prevent you becoming * "heat casualty" -- it will add year* to your We and much more life and pleasure to your years. Dial 2-3251 JAS. A. WEBB 1238 Sixth Street (Cprntr of Morgan) jYanks' Scout-0-Rama in Austria Delights Jamboree Spectators BAD ISCHL Austria, Aug. il.ivania and Ohio demonstrated "Pio-jDays." They carried flag* «f aU j 11" 1.4 j\n«i»r ravii" T»ii*rim« «nd e a r 1 v the nations represented her* into i f AP)--American voutas ceu«!uted r * */·«.» o. iti s .im» «*u ·» -- ·''.. ,,_ ._j .v««v k__j. « t i . I " settlers in tri^^m hats chopped! ine arec* mju wnuu* CMUTOW TM i \ a. (thousands of spectators at tbej- down .forests. Then Daniel Boonej"Uncle Sajm," played by B i l l I World Boy Scout Jambore* today! pioneers in fur hats and lorty-nirt-jZierdt of Harrisburg, Pa. 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