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IE FOUR i LAS ( CHOC£S (If M.) SO* MZWS SuuUr Morntaff-Ayil 1 If" 1^1 a'-tf ·TO' ^T [IjpHiUed in ISfil; pufeiiihU dally,' i/.^ieonj and Sunday mdrnlnfft^-iiy.'tty PTCM, Job.,' «t 241 If . ; - e m M CM, o., « -'·.··3i':-W»ler »L,' LM Crucw, HY M.. Bnt'ered it Lu Crucei fpoitottict M y3 ; Weond-oiMa\iii»Ufr.',; ;- ····:· _-··-! , . · '.·.·····' : .«; ;'.- · ' · · · ' ··'·BUiiliy Uailup, Adviert'liinr Jtonajrer.' : / OrvUle E. PrlMUey,'. Editor and PuMiijier : | . ;Mvw, lac., Chicago,'Nevp York,-St.: Louis, Kan«a«'Clty,';Omah'ai : 'At 'lunta. Membtr of the'Associated. Frew., Tie- Associated, Frew-U en : titled MclualveJy* to -the.UM for -rejiubllcatlon of -'all local 'n»w :: printed in 1 'thto. iu'wipaper,-as wtll.u ill AH new«.di«p»tejiei.- ·- ' · "' ' · '· TELEPHONE 33 , ' . '" This newspaper is a member of tlw Audit Bureau ofiClrcu]- atlons. Ask for. a copy of our UUlt A. p. C, report";elvln| audited fact: and figures about our circulation. A.B.C. -- AudU Bureau of Circulation. FACTS'u a raMnir* of Admitting Valu. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By carrier in Las Crucei and aurburban areaa, 18o per week or.70c.ptr month;-by moUr roUt« delivery In Dona Ana cbunly, fSM per year or 85c per month. By mall'In New Mexico 75c per month or |7.M per yaar. OuWdc of state B5c pt month or ft.50 per year, Mall subscription ire payable In advance More Subsidies ' There has been and is being some talk in Washington about, a d d i t i o n a l subsidies. There is, of course, a growing resentment against government subsidies for any and all producers whether it is agricultural, business, war production, or other products. Whether the idea Is right or not we do. not pretend to know but we do know that subsidies have to be paid out ol taxes. And wo know t h a t it takes more taxes when they h a v e to 'be paid. We also know (hat .if we are going to have subsidies then .they should apply to all businesses. That, of course isn't possible. We just couldn't afford such a program as a nation or a government. But wo do definitely know t h a t if they arc to be applied then they should be granted to all, We feel as m a n y others feel .including farmers t h a t during these days and times of prosperity-and good prices is a good t i m e to get atony from subsidies or anything which resembles them. Whether we will do that or whether we will adopt more remains to be seen. . . The newest suggestion is the applying of subsidies on certain foods in order to hold down the prices of these item*. In the past subsidies were'provided to help hold up prices. The n e w proposal calls for the holding up of prices to the producers with subsidies and permitting a reduction in the actual price the consumer pays. This would be the first time t h a t the taxpayer shared in these. Taxpayers would have to provide taxes to pay llj'c subsidies but they supposedly would get these prices back in reduced prices op-food products. We don't · know whether Hie idea would work or not. And we don't know whether this is what should be done. We do know t h a t food prices are ton high. And we also haven'! seen much reduction in -prices. Even the price controls haven't indicated there would be much reduction in the prices being charged. . . . · 11, of course, Is a tremendous task thin endeavoring to slaballzc a n d - t o hold prices down. And any controls-arc art i f i c i a l . The old l a w . o f stipply and demand still enters into the picture and is d i f f i c u l t to overcome. But maybe if t h e ; government would slop competing with the average shopper t h i s . w o u l d help the situation some. We k n o w - t h e government is going to lie in the market foi foods for the armed forces. This is "expected. However, If the government \ y o u l d - h a l t its buying of foods for others and delivering them 'or. selling them at much loss t h a n t h c y ; u a y , a n d pin-mil .the American citizen to.enjoy some of these lower prices this would b o a . h e l p and a n . aid. But, of-course, every effort is now being made to control prices anu" there is'some talk of roll back of prices but many a r e ' d o u b t f u l this -is 1 going to prove to-be the case. . A u t h o r i t i e s ' ' h a v e frankly admitted that roll back of meal prices would probably result-In many-meats no longer ·being available 1 . . ' Whether the subsidies will prove to-be the thing that can do the job remains to be determined. There, of course, -is little doubt but what something needs to be done but with the hit or miss programs we have been seeking to adopt -and w i t h our. cfforts-to .make exceptions wo have jusl gotten Into trouble so far and' haven't accomplished a thing. The fact still remains we are all going to have to give and take and compromise If we do get prices'back down where the average, citizen I n - a v e r a g e circumstances or where the i n d i v i d u a l with a large family can make sufficient income to earo for his family. ' · O U T ' A G A I N ! We Los« Patients . ·';". , Now it has readied the point whprc.sonic of those local citizens who becomu pntlenls ot hpsuttals ih El Paso'call'us up to advise us of this fact nml to'lell'ita.why.: ·' A n d , of course, wh'un-n Incnl cllizcn'oha foona Ana-county citizen ROM to a hospital in El Paso we lose a patient at our lociil hospital. We have lost a lot of Ihcni., Thi) most recent instance was n local, prominent and civic minded citizen. 'We asked him why he didn't use our hospital, lie pointed out his doctor was,an osteopath. That meant t h a t his doctor.couldn't get in to sec!Him.'" · ' He also explained he had hospital insurance and so instead of having to go to all t h e trouble that loomed up here he just went down to El Paso where there were no argu- 7 mcnls about his insurance, where.he received good care and a t t e n t i o n and whore lie was extended every consideration. It, of coursu.'ls unfortunate we lose these cases, but until we do something about the conditions which force patients to (jo lo hospitals elsewhere wo,are going to continue to lose patients. · . · · · Students N««d Job* The fact has been pointed out by i John Gill, jjuidnnce counselor of the local schools, that -several high school- students ere going to hiiye.lo have sonic aid to remain- In school. He,' of 'course, discusses these matters with students. They come lo him with their problems. And he states that several of the students «re In need of 'part time tobs to remain in school. Tills work -would have lo be after school hours and on Saturday. · .. , There are probably many In Las Cruces who could uso and who need students n few hours each (lay after school and on Saturday. And If they will call Mr. 0111 ho will be able to give them full information concerning those students need- Ing employment... He can be reachcd;nt the Union High School. . ' arc glad to nd to some young. t * /"'·"··- Summer Vacation Jobs Should Be Sought Early By VIVIAN BKOWN' Al 1 Nfui'sfrnturei* It may seem premature.but nov t h e ' t i m e to test the vacation b market.-I^azy birds who wnii intil Hchtwl cioses will pas"a. tin unimer again moaning that there ust isn't anything 'available Young adults .who «et their job alia noW will know what tho mar- tot linn, to., offer arid bo able to hooso from the. job pot. K you H.tart now-.to .look for ummcr employment yon can mak( hu big dcclnion tin to whether you re mninly intertwted in (1) money 2) a job Umt builds for the fu- ure (3) a job combining a vaca- ion. . Onco you decide that your main bject Is money, perhaps,fo.r next ear's college tuition, you nutural- y will wont to lake a job near our honift'ao you cnh live and eat ·1th your family at minimum cost. MHO you will have tlic opportim- ty now of picking'a firm which an afford to pay tho Hdlary you '«nt. It is doubly. good If you nn get n good paying job In the Icld you plan to punmo. after our graduation from high school r college. In flolectlrig a job that will tie i with your future plans ; here in a typical 1 guide which you can uso or you Can churt your own if you liuve an unusual Job in mind. Jobs us nlock girls, aalca-'giHs, Information gUHs and olorka In department stores ar^-gwd background if you'plan ·a;carccr..as a buyer, fashion :dcsigner. and even a.copy wi'lter. A Job nfl hospilaJ'helpcr, nurses *ide or laboratory aBSistont Is Ideal for the girl, who plans to bo a nurae or pathologist. Assisting in a school or hospital kitchen In invaluable if you plan to bo a dietician. Jobs HH clctks, typlstfl, Bteno- grftphcrs and genoml office worker will give you experience, for your goal of private secretary. U«t Jobt. . ' . . . ' - S1L down and list' n i l , Uie jobs related to your future career. Try tp get one of them'before settling on anything else, but don't .hold out top Jong unlcaa you can afford to. ' If you are a vacation-Job hunt- pr, Uka out* tho classified directories In local libraries, oi" get. circulars from local.travel bureaus and correspond about job possK biiitlcs with the resort j-bu'd like to visit. It is better if you can TT ^ ll * Ia '.J! 1 »«Sh .your, ^Vc^ludg^rTir^lIowingativ achool which frequently has infor ...,-.- _ _ , _ _ _ ? ; ; , · , - f · Bertha Silva Is Declared Winner In Gadsden School Spelling Bee Gadwlen ' Junior^ high, school-, students/; are yetting" 'ready, for' ;lie 1 Paso spellfng Bee in e rne t Mr.-Coffey,-principal, r s a r i today. Thursday niomlng-Maivh_.2p,'fct} Dwhibly program ;was. .held, at the Junior high -school; auditorium to'determine the,ten ;b'eHsnellfits, who wfll receive'.further .training' Under, the giipcrvision.'pf Mr«. K«l- Bay, and .Mrs. Pollard Enffllsl; teachers of Junior .high' school. · ' { The program began with seventl hand, numbers by the Junior Kign BchooUbpnd under the'; direction ..of Mr...Oracle, bandmaster. *-'-"·" tteiy'following .the bahd wiia the entrance of seventy-three spellers from the' seventh · an : d eighth grades.-The contestants were seat ed ; -iip6n the'"stage and c*ch.3t.Ur dent-was given a "number.' ' 'reW«* List ' - / " . . . ·; Mrs. Florence Heizer, supervisor of ihe'Gadsden.schools, prepared the word list of- three -hundred words ahd acted - as · prohouhccr throughout the contest. The !reactions* of.' th'e 'audience were pleasing and the children were poised ant! spelled well. ·· -Mr. Raul Enriquez,, Mrs. Sada Payne .-anti Mrs. Dorothy Huffman all.teachers of Junior high school rl'aoot KrKT «°* """« «» -"*' In resort areas. .When .picking some yourself, make .sure tha they are recommended ;-by.-.you travel' bureau, or other reliabl source, and.If possible have a fam ily friend in a nearby town give i Lhc. look-see before-you make a decision. Jobs as camp counselors or farn hands or beach helpers offer fiii'i possibilities if you do your lookini parlyj. Some 'dude ' ranches ' hin girls, to assist tnom during the Busy vacation season. If you go to see your prospec- tiye'employer in person, don't show up in blue' jeans and shirt,' eyen if it Is' for the dude ranch job Wear «. clean pressed suit, a smal s u i t ' h a t , tailored 1 , shoes -- not spikes, a minimum of makeup Your gracious manner and charm should win you the job providing you cnn compete with your competition In other respects. o»w By M«H Kecking a job by niall is a different .Imattor. Your impression' Is ?oing to be made by your stti- Llonqry, penmanship and tone .of your 1 correspondence. Don't use n weird shade of stationery -- white, i))ilc blu.e, grey arc the most ac- :eptable, Use blue-black," blue", .or jliick, ink. It isn't ncccssaiy to brag'about-yourself and your accomplishments, but you shouldn't sell your stock cheap. . Tell, the 'acts. You are interested in. the ob because you plan u futuro'^as (whatever it is). Or say that you want ,the job because, you've got get a summer job and you're villing to consider any job. .(Em- f crs nlwnys. like, that.) Or to he rp^orts state, that you like to swim, ride-or live-In the irioun- alns, whatever the situation hap- ienn to be, ahd that yoii|d like to iomblno a job at that resort with a vacation. COTTON MAHKKT Courtesy R. T. Hoover' Co. May uly Oct. - High Hs.rto 45.05 40.76 New Dec. 40.20 Mew Mar 30.08 Mny Vow July 3EU2 Nominal . ' ' Low 45,30 R9t 40.64 40.08 30.PO 3EU2 · Close 45.30 . '44.04 40.65 4,0,09 39.90 39.66* .30.46* . Manuel Leyva, Francisco -Arm- cndariz, Olga Loya, Plarbai-a Gootl- iii, Maggie "Sierra, Beatrice Se via, Lorenzo Kniiqiioz, Juant 'Lazarino, Donald Canon, Ivan Coff- ; " Charles man, ; " Ramiro Franco, Gene 'Pederson, Angellta Rlvfera, ; Carol Sartin, ' Coila Villalobas,. Billy Mandell. Sa|ly Gtrdea, Bill.Watson, Petrn li6sas; Armando poto, Mike Mora, Paul-Pederson, Nancy Henderson, Bertha Silva, Mary Lipps, Emma Carol Ann. Carr, N.annette Grccnwopd, : Bobby Hughes, Jerry Hall -.Paula, Sue Walters.' Yscla Terrazas, Paul Plowman Glemja Pritchett, Guillenna Her- nandpz, Joiie Burt, Larry Brazell, Dora- Ramirez, Rosalie Enriquez. Bciiha Silva. spelled every word pronounced. to her and was de- cliirecl the winner by the judges. The sLudent were given over tu-o hundred ."words. Students finishing in the top ten ware as follower*. · " -Cdpi : Sartln, ' Gene .Pedersori, 'rHnclijca' : Armeiidariz, N a ri c y [oi(|cr8unvl Mike- Mora, ' Berths Silvii,' Sally Gardea, Olga Loya, Bill WaUon,-Ysela Terrtzas. D A I L Y CROSSW,.ORD ACKOSS 1. nivor-· · · ( A f g h a n i s - t a n ) C.'Narrow .ttripsof wootl. 11. Godlleu of pcnco 12. A thick fldU)) 13. Perform U. Moisture 16. Flourished 17. Expressing munbcr 20. Extlnma. tlon 31. Mllsical Inatrunient (Hindu) 22. One who tans hides "4. A church sent 25. Earned 26. Variety of 'sorghum 27 Presume 30. God of pleasure (Egypt.) 33. Untie 34. Aggrieved 35. Frozen water SB. Marine Dili.' 3S. Old wclKhlf fOr wool -40. Owing ' 41. River (It.) 4'i. of ryo DOW.N'- l.To ntcal a child 2. To awaken a/Bst ·I. Ocncnlh 2:1. Inland o f . , Cycladcs -5. European 2G. Mineral spring' 5. A sly glaitc? 27. Retinues U. Spain 2S. Draw a corlt (nbVr.) from T. Drag' 20. Afornial S. Unmitigated promise 0. Titter 30. Sound used ,(var.) - t o f r l j i i t c n 10. American 31. BuraLi MAtesmnn forth 15. Drainage 112. bristly ni'c* ' 3*. Slender IS. Cut. as grass alalk 1C. Immense , of grass YrMftOty'i Aniwer 37. Full-grou-n · pike .10. Soak in liquid ·13. Tensile alrength . (abbr.), 45. Therefore · Floods Rampage . (Continued : from'. p»gc one) lalnngc to homc.s and stores, roads and bridges and loss of livestock md cfll-ly crops along the river banks might .run into millions ot dolliira. " . . . The west Alabama (won Northport, crippled the past tw days' by. flood waters, saw th Warrior river crcat at 64 feet-.an begin a slow fall. The. Tombigeo rircr 'al»o v .wa hreatening tho Mississippi' tow )f' Abtrdcen. upstream Crom C6 umbufl. 1 ' " ' . ' Romo 1 , aa.,.. reported the Coslan ilia river over Its banks and man lomes hooded. · ' jVMii Recede Kaatern Tennessee rivers wer ·eccdlnjf into their banks aftc caching dangerous stages. · Melting snow urn; rains In Nortl Dakota'sent''the knife rlvor.oyc a banket, forcing a score, of'fam lei to.tvacuate their homes.. The mighty .Mississippi rlyc fjircid Its waters'over tho levee outsldp Quincy,. 111. ··Althoubh'- number of families were forced ( nee lowland -homes, serious .dam agd was ijo't anticipated. Governor Ed .{Continued from page one) (TA Awards (Continued from Page 1) 2590.8. Harlan. Meaaick,- Springer;' 3, Tra dis' Veleny,. Artesia; - 4,: Donald Rucker/Koaeaaierand c t -jim Thomas, Carlsbad. In Dairy,-Judging results, held Friday morning, the' following we're.the-top t'eiuns: . 1. Derning, 278.8; 2. Raton, 28M.9; 3. Mora, 2f«5-4; 4. Capital 2631.0; - Belcn, M30.8; 6. ' 7.;'Orenville/ 2576.8, 8.: Arteaia, 257*.8; 9. Lovlngton, ZM9.3 and- 10. '..Wagon- ·.Mound Ih«vldlia high point iwn IB'the Dairy Jud.|rUf rflotoit weTM · the .foUoH-uigtlig,.in'order: '· ·". '; 1. Tommy;'Valentine, Ilaton, 1007i2;-2. Lcr^-ell' Runyon, Houie, 982.0; 3.; AJfred Lujan, ' Wafron Mound, 075.3;-4..Am»dec .Martinez; Mora, M3!o and 5;'Lewls'Pow- ers, Portales,. 943.0. ··' ' Fiiday afternoph'a Poultry judging awards, were given to the following teams, 'in order: ' 1. Raton, 2173.9; 2. .Las Vegas, 2150.1; Santa Ro«a, 2108.5; .4. Grenvllle, 2062.5;. 5. Springer, 2058.S; 6. Albuquerque, 2054.0;-7. Dcmlng, 1982.8; 8. Hatch, 1941:8; 9. Sari Jon, 1941.8 and 10. Clayton. 1931.4. High Individuals , In Poultry wore: · · 1: Gabriel 'Estrada,' Las Vegai, 762.6;. 2.. Al Hickinani Springer, ·741.6;-3. Louie Garcia, Santa Rosa, 737.7; 4. Tommy Valentine, Sat'on, 736.7; 5. (Fifth place. tie): J. O. Hall, Gre'nvliie, arid Bill Turner, Laa Vegas, -733.3; 7. Bill Ficklin, Raton, 728.9; 8. Bobby Shafer, Dora. 716.7; 9. Rowe Swain, "San Jon, .716.6, arid 10.- K.'P.-Walls, Orenvilje, 712.6.'- '· · . ;' ' 'Friday morning, livestock judging Ivan conducted at tho Animal Hufcbandry deiMrtincnt's groundN Teajns .winning first day's'live- stock judging were awarded places in the following order: 1. Las Cru- cee, 4372.9; 2.. r Springer,'42«3'.4; S. Artesia, 4139.9; 4. Roy, 41093 5. Gronviilc, 4090.4'; 6.''Rosedaie. 4044.3; 7. Cimrnarron, 4027.8; 8. Mora, 3996.2; 9. "Albuquerque, 3990.2..and 10. Taos,^890.4. High Individual Wofen for livestock judging wero, in order: 1. Royce Elkins,-- Farmington. 1037.0'; 2. Hunt Zumwalt, Artcsla, 1508.8; Wesley Station, Las Cru- CCB.- 1499.8; 4. Waynt. Muncrief, Cru'ces, 1482.1; B. Harlcy Me lick, Springer, 1476.9; 6. Al WIs man, Gfonvllle,. 1476.5; 7,- Joh 'ayton, Springer, 1425.4;.8. Oak ey Stevenson, EJIda, 1424.4; Chris Sanchez, Santa Rosa. 1414 and 10. Bill Bpyd, Floyd,'1404.1 Red Cross '.'Now, like- our .._.,,.. Sti,t« of Colorado, we have governor from the hintcrlandi » man who renllre* I hut fao State dorttn't legln at tho south. cm limits of Albuquerque nh% . end kt the northern Mnilt.H. of SnnlH. illH homo towit of IM* 'Cnicrii probably Won't get nil tho fancy hiindouttt th«t htm^ ,'toHiid of (fovrrnors hifve been ItefUng . in · the p«»t, but that " l l y ' c n n . M leant shun th'tho \vlv' mlmlnislmllon Hint will fall MI"all tho "other a.Mnit-for- KOI ten tovtHH (hnt'uro ft part of New Mcxlcov . .."So ,our wtwl hat is off to him for n job »o far well done, and qiir only wget is that all of our Con- greMlonl Delegation hasn't aiwak- oncd.to A (ho fact that they, too, represent nil of the State Of Mexico." SKITIJIK'S K1CUMOX SOT DEMINO, March 3t l^n -- Karly sclllcr* from ,'|1 over.tlw Southwest will meet here April 17 at Old-Timers' loinilon. Bumtly imorc, In clm-ge o f , arrange- «eld t n*r*dc during the Its will bt the lo'ritcst ovcf .- (Continued from page one) · needs next 1 , year." ; 'Las Cruces' business district which still: lagged far behind . tho rest,'Saturday paid in |I,703. 67 -- still »1,29*.33- short of It ^3,000 quota and |948 short',o last year's collections. -Even wit the $650 collected in-advancn (rifts Uio division was J4M7 short of it quota and |288 short of its 195 donations. .One team, however, had made, its final report and severa substantial promised glfta had nc been received. ·There seemed a possibility; Pei ry-sald. that business .anO Indus trial concerns still may rcach-ias year's flgurai.'"'-', Extension Clubs . ·; (Continued fpini FagB One) ing RddrCM, '-cwnty reports, can dldalea,. ahd announcements wil b« presented'in session beginning 8t 11:15.' V " LUnch will be served in the basement of the Methodist church.-At :he' luncheon' meeting, 'Mrs. Milion J.. Poole, stata c president, wii: live o report on ' the National Honic pcmdnstratlon council .recently held; ?b^Glvi K«iort At a.session beginning at 1:30 Mrs. foolc *ill give a board' of (irectors report. Miss Elsie Gun- il.ngham, state home agent of the xtcnslon service, will report on sspciated 'country women 'of "the' vorld. :·' ' . ' Billye Sue Tyson, . pona Ana ounty assistant home agent, wil! iresent "Songs of Peace."' · Ilov. Johnson will give a sec- nd addresn on the Red .Cross' at .p.'m.. followed by a discussion itrlod. At the- 2:30 p.m. general bus- nesn meeting, district chairman nd vice-chairman will he elected. tat candidatec. will- aiio ^b« en- ors«d, and reports'and announcements prca«nlcd. RKD l.KAUER ILL TAIPB1, Formcjia, March ,« lift -- The China News i-eporUd to- ay that M«o.'T»-Tun(t,'Ked Chias leader. Is undergoing medtckl ·eAtmknt In Moscow. The .nature f his Illness wai* not deturltad. tore than ,h*U tho proyer reef petroleum, and natural Jmcrlrn arf in 'tells. Communal Korean Lsses Are WASHINGTON, Mai-ch 31 (ft-The »imy today estimated Com muhiabChihejie and -North Koruah cuualtie.is in Korea .were 760,300 through March 22 This- figure represents . an · In- crime 'of; 136,000 since the Ust estimate . 'of, enemy losses was reported :.Feb. .'20.- U includes 141, SOO^edfprlsonevs takeh : by U.'N. forpes: The army estijnated Chiese^Red battle . caiualties'-at' -260,000 'and ttieir non-battle losses at. 31,000. By actual, count 139,000 North Ko- feahs have been . captured and 2,300" Chtneae hare been taken pris- PRIVATE (DPINIONI. Editor of-SuntNews, . : : . We wish to thank the people of LaVCnices.'tnd State College for their kindness and generosity to us after the f|re at the college destroyed- our. apartments. 1 Mr. .and Mrs. Harold BSre Mr. and Mrs. Harold Smith Mr. and Mrs.,Evert Simons . Mr. andirs. Clark Paddock Mr. and Mrs.iTom Slaughter "Proving'Groujul 1 Asks For Personnel t- White Sands .-.Proving Oro.und, in in. nee* of engineers, cloctrjcal engineers wlth'commtmlcatton'.ilMl jadio background physicist 'with not leas than 12 hoMrs electronics seivo nechaniim engine n }fp pulslon engineer englneo ing aids, administrative and cost account po ition cloik typist cuilt »teri ographers, - clerks. Positions arc dvailablcjjinnvJdl 1 ately All Intuested pase apply to the Civilan Personnel : Offjcti White Sands Preying- Ground tor the New Mexico State Employment Service,- 2M West Las Ctuc« ave Stock Cai Races ' Planned For Today Stock car races on the ^iflltpj Track cast. of. Las Cmce.8 1 pnei this afternoon at 2 p m precede* by time, trials which begirt at }l30 Thin 'races will featUro f many Las Cru'ces cars us well as a 3i«e able.El Paso delegation. Until-.last Sunday, the main event W v aa-*6n for five straight v. eeKi by W E Stevens of El Paso His win s^l eak was upset by Bill Powell t y M I L H E I M E * N E EW YORK-- The talk we. had the other day ith Ginger Rogers, during, which sill! bl ought up the subject of her first movie making out on \Lbng Island during the period when she as ork ' ing on Broadway in Girl Crasi/, ( set us to tl Inking about the picture business Ih'NpW York in general Manhattan is not .so far removed from Hollyr wood, as; it. would. seem at first'. "When you study the history of the cinema in relation to our little island fortress here. Mol e thorough researchers than us may show that the first movies of all were made here in New York; this is a point on which we arc in Hie dark. Howe\cr. it is true, that 'a great many of the early epic irerc filmed here, and the reputations of-'a great many silent-picture stars were founded ^n movies . they made . here, in such places as this '.American Biograph company's old . brownstpne.-manslon studio in East 14th -street. ,, . ' : .' ' · · ' ' ': ' It was at American Bio. for example, that a sweet young; thing named Gladys Smith turned up one summer day' looking for a. job ncting. She got it. and the first; movie she made was something callcdv77tc Violin Matter oj Crtwotia. Miss Smith made a few hiorp epics here, and .then went out to Hollywood, xvhcre she raked in the coin of. the. realni In sUggcrih'g amounts for years-- before taxes. Somebody changed, heriname frcihi Smith to Pickford and somebody else named her "Ahicfjca's SU-'eel- lleart." _and history was made. ' . . · ' ' · V j · · Mack' Bennett, the old 'master, Maurice Costello," Mabel Norniahd, James Kirkwood and others built up their roputc.tions \vlth 'films made' in New York.- D. W. GriJth, one-time actor and writer, moved Into 'the Biograph studios on Hth sl.feet arid -proraptlylKgaii'to-brliig '· the new medium out of its laughs-for-morons class; · . Griffith invented the close-in, the. fade-out and the close-up and he was the first director to tell a complete story on.lhe, screen. Heidi- reeled the country's first dim masterpiece. The Birth o/ cc NatiMi although it must be admitted the kindest thing that can be said of this- one is: don't. lee It a£aln, al a revival, It you. treasure yolif memory of it ' · · ' · * · . · · ARTISTICALLY, THE REAL GOLDEN AGE of New York movie-' making came early . In the Thirties,' when. Ben Hccht and Charles MacArthur, ftushed with theatrical auccess after the presentation of .their newspaper play to end them all, The Frmi'Page, started turning out adult fllmi out in'Aatoria, L. I. · ' " ' '' " · -At-, a time when Hollywood was atill toying with such dilltei as Our Dancing Daughter* and a general' product fit for 6-year-oid3, Hecht and MacArthur turned out aflveralmilior -classics that compared favorably with the dramatic tours ic force being filmed on'the continent. - Noer Coward's great respect for their talenti influenced him to break a self-Iniposed rule and make a movie for 'them. It was Thr. Scminirel, which, although it played just'one week at Radio City Music' .Hall, is one of the milestones of the film industry and has been revived a hundred times since It was first released. Coward went from that brilliant fantasy right back into movie retirement until ·World -War II came along and jarred him into making another rem M Which We Scn-c. ' ' . ..... - Crime Without Passion, starring Claude Rains and Margo, was another Hccht-MacArthur product in Astoria, but gradually they folded up their- movie buaineas and it .was hot until, several years g» that the. city once · again . became popular with the cinema peoplil Mark Bellinger's The Naked City, and a half-dozen other A fiims-J The House on mni( Street, Kiss o/ Death, The. Sleeping City-- wer« shot here, over the grumbling of the undersigned, who complained bitterly that they were disrupting the csilm, even tenor of ··· city.; Ifli. INCIDENTALLY, THE FIRST MOVlE SHOW ever presented^ a New York -theater was held'Agril 20, 1896, at Kostcr and Bial's Music Hkll, 'S^th 'street and Broadway. A'notions store name'd Ma's stands there now. ' ' : . The Edison Vitascope was used, and the first scene flashed 'on acrecn-wal called Siir/ at Dover-- at the.sight of which, first nlihters rac,ed. screaming up the allies!.- to escape the wlld.wa.vcs whlck'iurelv · .Were going to wash over the first few rows. · Hollywood came into being a couple of years before World War I and from then on,. New York. graduailyj'oit. its 'reputation as the' film center of the world. However, now we have television and the roller derby. Both of them provide about as much -entertainment as those early sllcnts-so let us sit patiently by and watch Ihcir development VAUGHAN'S VECSETABLE be satisfied. If Florists Nurserymen use them, they MUST be good. Choose' your summer garden from. A/ our beautiful color display rack A MESILLA PARK PLANT ^ARM MESILLA PARK, NEW MEXICO (Sometimes called "feather's

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