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THE DAILY MESSENGEK. CANANDA1CUA, N. Y:- THURSDAY, - J A N U A R Y 8,1948 The Daily Messenger ..Published eve.ry afternoon except Sunday, Messenger Building, 26 Phoenix Street, by Canandaigua Messenger, Inc. Floyd \V. Emerson, editor. and publisher; A. C. Waterbury, vice-president and treasurer; William H. Hawley, advertising manager. .-. Phone, .Business Office News Room · · 897 898. SUBSCRIPTION KATES By the Carrier in City 'Delivered at your door. 24 cents per week; single copy 5 cents. Entered as second class matter at the Post Office in Canandaigua, Jtf. Y,, under the Act of March 3, 1897. Rates delivered by office carrier toy the year, $12: single copies, 5 cents. Mail rates, payable strictly in advance, are: In Ontario and Yates Counties, one year, $5; 6 months, $3; 3 months, $1.50; 1 month, 55c; to New York state addresses outside Ontario and Yaies Counties, one year,' $7; 6 months, S3.50; 3 months, $1.75; 1 month, 75 cents; other addresses in the United States, one year. SS; 6 months, $4; 3 months, $2; 1 month, $1; to Canadian addresses, one vear, $y; b monihs, $4.00; 3;months, $2.25; 1 month, $1. National Advertising Representatives: Burke, Kuipers Mahoney, Inc., 420 Lexington Avenue. New York City; 203 North Wabash, Chicago; Atlanta, Dallas and Oklahoma. Member of the Associated Press , The Associated Press is entitled exclusively to the use for republica- ition Of all the local news printed in this newspaper, as well as all AP »iews dispatches. Income Tax Reduction It now appears probable that Ontario county residents will share in an -income tax reduction before .the present session of Congress adjourns. President Truman's recommendation that the tax Of individuals be reduced $40 each seems to make some sort of a tax reduction 'almost a certainty. The Republicans already had a tax reduction plan I'eady. President Truman's sudden conversion to a tax' change apparently came as an effort by the administration to block "the GOP plan. " U n d e r the Republican plan $5.6 billion dollars ."would be cut from the federal revenue through a gen- 'ieral.tax reduction. ·'. Under President Truman's proposal a bit more than $3 billion would be cut from the tax" bill of individuals but an increased corporation tax would make it up. Federal income would remain about the same. With both parties agreeing that the individual taxpayers,^ least, should have some tax relief, it would appear, centain that some kind of a bill will finally be approved by both Congress and the president. For the .ordinary tax-paying consumer, however, ·any tax cut will be worthless unless some method is found to halt the rise in prices. Unless increased production or government action halts the spiral of inflation, any general tax cut is apt to boost prices still higher through a release of more purchasing power. A reduction in taxes might affect the economic picture in much the same way as another general .wage increase would. ^ u taxes would not help the lower income groups unless there is also some guarantee that the extra money left in the pay envelopes will buy more goods. A reduction in governmental expenditures might help make a general tax cut. effective. Lower federal expenses do not, however, seem to be very probable in view of the demands for foreign aid. It's a knotty problem and both Congress and the president would do well to forget that 1948 is an election year. Cooperation would be more beneficial to the country than political competition. December, with its short days and its growing cold, is naturally a gloomy month made bearable by the pleasure and excitement of Christmas. Now if some one could think up some like stimulus for January! At present that cold and gloomy month is made colder and gloomier by budgeting and income tax. The -only silver lining is that the days are actually getting a little longer. Year-End Figures (New York Times) Data published this week shows that on Dec. 31 the United States Government had a surplus of $1,658,000,000 for the first half of the current fiscal year-a period beginning last July 1 and ending next June 30. This is an unprecedented figure. In six months the Treasury has actually rolled up a surplus half again as large as the largest surplus ever previously recorded for a full fiscal year in the whole history of the country. The previous all-time high, $1,555,000,000, was achieved in 1927, in the fabulous days of the Cooliclge. Administration. There is no mystery atiout the primary causes of the present record-breaking surplus. Those causes are terrifically high tax rates, imposed on an immensely high level of business activity. During the first half of the current fiscal year Treasury receipts from all sources have amounted to more than $19,000,000,000. If Mr. Coolrdge's Administration had had the same fat income, and if its expenditures had remained what they actually were, the Treasury's surplus for the first half of the fiscal year 1927 would have been something like $17,000,000,000--instead of the present figure of less than one-tenth that sum. What has happened, of course, is that expenditures as well'as receipts, have risen enormously since 1927. To a very large extent this is the direct and inevitable ·cnnseouence of the Second World War. But even if we deduct the main "war items"--the present cost of interest on the wartime-contracted debt, the present cost of .national security in a troubled post-war world, the present cost of veterans' relief and the present cost of the postwar loan to hard-pressed Britain-and even if \ye further deduct the present cost of the Social Security System, which was established since the Coolidge^ days--the fact remains that the Truman Administration is spending considerably more than twice asjmich in the first half of fiscal 1947-48 as the Coolidge Administration spent altogether in the - first half of .fiscal 1926-27. There ought to be room for some economy in these figures. Arguments Given on Both Sides Of Military Training Proposal are against training now By James Marlow WASHINGTON, many arguments tor and oonpu Isory m i 1 '·' a ry for young men IS U l) In" time such a program would give this' c o u n t r y a big pool of men who had !iad some military training. . In an emergency those still in training--900.0!Hi a year-could be pulled right i n t o the armed forces. And those w h o previously had had the training, might fit into I start F O O D luek over FOR E U R O P E-- Francis Cardinal Spellman and Archbishop-elect Patrick A. O'Boyle some of the food contributed in a National Catholic Welfare drive for European relief. Personal Health Service By William Brady, M. D. Readers desiring to correspond with Dr. Brady should address their mail to him as follows: Dr. William Brady, Canandaigur Daily Messeneer Bureau, Beverly Hills. Calif. IN MY YOUTH 1 NEVER DID APPLY Inquiring about some muhi-vi- Why uo \ o u d r i n k ? tamin pills which he and his girl If you send me your answer friend hnvp taken daily for many j it seems i n t e r e s t i n g enough ;o years, the Rev. adds this j print here of eour.se your i d e n t i t y equivocal comment: , j \vill remain u n k n o w n . On t h e Thank you very much for your j other hand, ii' you can rely upon positive stand for temperance. i me to keep your identity* secret Alcoholic drink is dangerous! No j I'd feel obligated to .send you some (never m i n d , t h e denomina-; sort of acknowledgment. tion) -- -- preacher is permit- i 1 can give many reasons \vliv 1 by Dr. - --and was definitely cured. Xo lime was lost from work, fee was reasonable, little inconvenience. Another doctor at first scoffed at the method. Inter pronounced it cured a f t e r strict examination. Recently my father procrastinated u n t i l he suffered .strangulation- and he suffered! Same doctor operated on him. t\u- a while it was a question, but a f t e r 'J 1 ; m o n t h s he is back on the job. Ho is s i x t y . N a l u r a l l y we :ungrateful to you and to the fine doctor you recommended. 'S. J. J. (.Copyright 194S, J o h n F . Dille Co. i I iTRY the armed forces faster t h a n those never trained. But w i t h a bill now before congress to set u; such a program, this is ilio main ijuostion: Is It Necessary Is such a pn.gi-ain necessary right now to keep t h i s country prepared against a t t a c k and discourage any would-be aggressor? The arguments revolve around i h a t question. Here are some of t h e m . For- We need to s t : i r t it now. Right now t h e United N a t i o n s can'l preserve peace. The world is in bad. unsteady shape, with, communism creeping across Europe. If we're prepared with a reserve of trained men. fin enemy would hesitate t o a t t a c k us. In t h i s way. b-sides p r o t e c t i n g W-e should try .harder to make U. N. work. The next war will be atomic. If we're attacked, it will be w i t h a rain of bombs, not just one. In such a case the half-trained youths of our military program couldn't be brought together, or whipped into shape, fast enough. Russia is not able now to start a war against us. We have the atomic bomb, probably a. big supply of bombs. Russiae wouldn't a war against us w i t h o u t IONIA BRIEFS ourselves, peace. we'd help I'. Atomic IJomli the a!omic bonib now. It have it w i t h i n thi.-v- to eight years, i At t h a t time, if '.yr-'rr unprepared, i Russia might a t t a c k us. ! Against-- { We shouldn't s;art such a p r o - I gram now. We joined U. N. to j help keep world peace collectively.' t h e bomb. Lead To \Var Will t h i s kind of program lead to war. instead of preventing it? For the program--it would dis- j courage w a r . - T h i s country's un- j ireparednes.s before World Wars I I and H was a major factor in I making those two wars possible. 'Against--the program would lead !o war. It would start an arms race and t u r n t h e world into a .jittery, armed camp. Besides, preparedness- doesn't prevent an enemy from attacking. France, for example, had a large, trained reserve before World War II. That did not stop G e r m a n y ; from attacking her. ' Would such a program lead to militarism i;i this country? For the program--no. The c i t i - zens of t h i s country can br relied unon to prevent t h a t . We had ; 15.OOO.Oiill men under arms in 1 World War 11 but there has not i been any i r e n d toward militarism. ION I A--M rs. Hildr e$ - Schwick- hurd emertained the Birthday club tit her home Monday evening. Mrs. Raymond Stonewell was guest of honor. Merton J. Lay has" returned, to the University of Buffalo following the two week' holiday spent at his home here. - ;., · Mr. and Mrs. Remington. Page of. HopeweJl and ..Mr. ''ami'"Airs Maurice Brim of Pitlaski . have been guests of Mr. and Mrs, Keith Bennett. Mrs. Alma Bennett is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Otis .Bulzel of Honeoye Falls. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Qhondt of Canandaigua have been guests of Mr. and Mr.*. -John Cochrane. Francis Kishei is a fiii.ll Sti-onj ler. .Memorial hospital, Roches- For the program-no. Time may mean the difference between defeat and victory in the next war. Having trained men ready would save us time. So it is insurance. Against--that. 52,000,000,000 a year would be just an added tax burden o;i t h e people for a program that's not necessary in the first place. A g a i n s t -- p u l l i n g y o u t h s into a may J military program--and · keeping ' t h a t program going f o r years-builds ui) a general ion of men w i t h militarism part of thinking. Would be program--at S2,000.000,000 a year-cost, m u c h ? least 100 and Dance Saturday, Jan. 10 Admission $i.O(V C i» n u-iiiK,' H t u 12 !'Bristol Valley Grange Baptist liiii "ted to use tobacco. 1 never have wanted to do so. A clean, wholesome life is best. You know, that's just what don't drink. The mam reason is t h a t I was f o r t u n a t e in the selec- | tion of my parents. My mother i j wat; f o r t u n a t e in having ..'ip.e keep telling the boys on t h e bowl-i friends and, t h r o u g h t h e i r · i n f l u - ing green--I mean t h a t it is too ; ence, 1 suppose, becoming an ac- bad they haven't led a pure and | live member of i he Women's holy life like me, for I h a t , plus ! Christian Temperance Union. So many years of assiduous practice, j the Brady boys literally took the no doubt accounts for the u n - ' pledge at. mother's knee--the canny (apologies to Mark the ! pledge not to smoke or d r i n k be- iconoclast) wick shots I make with ] fore we were grown up. my-magic Hovey bowls day a f t e r ' day on the greens. Just the same, I do believe tern- i perance organizations a-nd .individual advocates of total abstinence fighting should concentrate on alcoholic beverage and liquor propaganda and leave card-playing, poolrooms, dance halls, narcotic drugs and smoking for the clean-up squads to deal with when we have polished off the Demon-and T mean t h R t seriously, not facetiously. 1. can take it or let it alone. That is the hackneyed boast, or apology of the inebriate, and in the first year or two of his addiction he may sincerely mean it. .But I should like to ask every occasional, steady, moderate? social, heavy, periodic or secret drinker this simple .' question -- confidentially, privately. Answer it in your own mind if you can, or, if you have what-seems to you- a fair or reasonable answer I'll be grateful if you will write it down and send it to me, even anonymously if you prefer--I'll be grateful for an answer---I am not susceptible to anonymous abuse, w r i t t e n or printed. Here is the question: Since I grew up the main reason why I don't d r i n k is t h a t I feel just fine and dandy and 1 jiate io miss anything--as one does when under the influence of narcotic. This implies that alcohol in any quantity, tuider any and all circumstances, is narcotic, not stimulant--and there can be no question about that. QUESTIONS ANSWERS Change «f Life lull say i n u r e l.i uu cmui^e m life" in men. But Dr. Marie Slopes in her book "Change of Life in .tien and Women" differs. Also she tells of cases on record, of women hearing children fifteen years after the chanse of life. (Mrs. G. K., Si-, i Answer--So-called change oi'JiJV in women is not a "critical or dangerous time, merely a physiological cessation of menstruation and of ovulation or capacity io conceive. You can't believe all you read in medical records. Send stamped envelope bearing your address for monograph "The Menopause." Contrast About two 'years ago I submitted to injection treatment of hernia Considering Wisconsin Primary Jt Jim Dewey Faces a Complex Problem Ty James C. Munii .VI' Sp.-cia) Washington Service WASHINGTON. '.'?) --Political -·peculators are u-ondering whether Governor Dewey will risk his political prejiige b'y permitting use of Iiis name in the Wisconsin presidential preference primary April S. Dewey permitted his name to be placed before the Wisconsin voters in l!)4d and again in '-4-! and h a r vested a big majority of the state's delegates. | If Dewey again agrees to .such i L-alculateri risk, and loses the pri- j mary. his presidential aspirations j might col:apse. ! This happened to the late Wen- j ;iell VV'illkif- in 10-i-l. D-.-wey t r o u n - ! '·eel Willkie, who retired from t h e -ace. ! The 10iS: s i t u a t i o n is such t h a t i :iis:ory might repeat itself, in re- i . er.-':. and l a k e Ue-.vey out of ,!n; | presidential picture. Former Mim.o.M:a Governor Har.'iki J-J. Stnsen. who. iinJi]·:;.· ; LJcwey. is an announced candidaie \ .';»· Che n o m i n a l ; , - a . is m a k i n g a ; particular e f f o r t to win t h e V.'i;-., : n , i n primary. ' ; Ho m i r j i ' . \V:-co."sin is next d'.or ·· S'..·· s-iei i's Minnc-so;;] and t h e r e j ·:m be l i t t l e ou '.~;ion t h a t ho has followers in t h e Badger stale. The r.amc (if General Douglas "·lacAr; ruir. who claims W i s c o n s i n ' ;s his home state, also may b-- · placed on t h e Wisconsin sla;e. This .'.-ouid complicate t h e situation... :!' ri.il: ;fig d'.-fo.'ii in Wisconsin or · jf h o c - i i n g his name out of t h e · ir)iii-»:-y. ;/ he ignore 'he primary ; his competitors will be off ;o ;i ! , lying :.,ari. ; l ^ V ; ' l l i l i ; i . ' v v C I K A ' I U C ' I 'lAt'. ! / .·;·;!(··· ti!" V\"iscoi-.-ilii li'.,;, 1 i ) 0 : e ' :. i i i i d !)·· i i o i b i n g iii p r e \ o n i !:!.U t p p o r t i ' r s f r o m piac'iir; n i - naa'." · ·in Ihe !i:-:t. , ! .At M i x rale, i t ' s a !ion one I hat w i l l '·is.' of ;i!l of Dcwe if .'K-'s f i n i n g to emcr; SON IS I50KN ION I A--A son was born .fan. i to S/Sgt. and Airs. Donald Ualrt- win of Orlando, Fla. Mis. Baldwin is t h e formr-r Miss Nellie Harley of East B l o o m f i e l d ' a n d Mr. Baldt h e son of Baldwin, Looking Sackward I n t e r e s t i n g items t a k e n from t h e f i i f v (.-.' t h e Daily Messenger 1 ; . -~ and - r )f y-ai'.s agn Tea \'-zr* .\gf; Mancde.siei- Hagle Scouts today ;il:miecl the w h i t e oak tree on the Cniir: IIojsc- lawn as a memorial" ·o t h e l a t e Justice Robert F. rho.-np.-.on. Aiiiong C a n a n d a i g u a n s who .'leard Yehudi M c n u h i n , o u t s t a n d - ing y o u t h f u l violini.si. las! n i g h t ;; t l u - Ea.itman Theater were: Mr. and Mr.--. George E. H o f f m a n . Mr. and Mr.-.. Edward J. Colmey. Mrs. Clarence C. Kec-hn, Miss M.irg;;re; G. Q u i n n . Mrs. Constance H. Scot! and .son, Billy. Mi.s.s M a r - 1 ion Clapp, Mi.ss Florence Wordc-i;, Miss Alice Doolitt.le, Miss EK'a Harris. Dr. Andrew M. Johnston, j Harry J. Ely. William B. Turner. ! itobert H u t Ion C l i f f o r d Tv.-pnt.v-fivc Years Ago January 8, l!)23 '· Classes in child psychology con- , 'liicted by Dr. William Berry of itoches'.er will be resumed at. t h e · C o m m u n i t y . building tiii.i evening. ! Animal meeting of ihe O n t a r i o C.)Ur.:y Modic-a! :·):::-. y wil! b e 1 i;c!fi at The- Can«i)riaigua Thin-.-,- , day evening. Dr. Frederic C. Mc- ClHhm v.-ijl br host at dinner, and ; Dr. Georirc W. Givgg is scheduled !o ro;-,d t i i f president's address. 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