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sentence. MR EARL Gen. Mat Arthur Presented New Pipe-Thousands Flock To Met For Openina I LEOMl HI I SO I Football, Boxing Getting The 'Knock' Slanderers Face Self Destruction NEW YORK. Nov. 14 Dore NEW YORK, Nov. 14 Li'l ole New York's be- come unusually sports conscious lately yet some modern fathers don't want their sons to play football. Schary, the tion chief at the MGM stu-d i visited with President Truman recent ly. He mention This reminds ne of a true ed a new movie storv from Rpm being made at the studio Lahr. the com. "Mr. Congress man. Darticu- I larly stressing the point that there are in government, men beyond reproach but whose reputations are attacked as sooii as they become candidates or rise to prominent positions. "Such slanders discourage great citizens from accepting responsibilities in government," said Schary. "What would impel the slanderers?" "To destroy brings attention to the destroyers too," said the President. "They're self-made sons-of-dogs." GEORGE ALLEN, the great link between Truman and Eisenhower, says that both told him they hadn't discussed politics at their private session. The President said, "I wouldn't embarrass him by doing such a thing" John and Elliott Roosevelt soon will announce their most important business enterprise Victor Lasky arrived from Hollywood on election day, went to the Waldorf barbershop and there saw Frank Costello. "I assume that you voted," said the ex-newspaperman. Costello said, "You assume right." Lasky continued, "I assume you did NOT vote for Halley." Costello said, "You certainly assume right." edian. One reason for the sports ingest, of course, is that Rocky Marciano toppled Joe Louis, and that Rocky and his attractive blonde wife, Barbara, have been vacationing here, looking us over. But about these anti-football lathers: "football's too commercial and dirty and there's too much chance of getting hurt," they say. PERSONALLY, I have no problem, for my son Slugger announced: "I was kicked off the team." He wasn't; he was never on. He probably figures he'll get kicked off if he ever does get on. Mayhem But do I want him in this legalized mayhem (as they used to call boxing)? The same people are squawking about boxing, saying it should be abolished; that every fighter winds up off his rocker. I'd hate to think so, for I've been out with Marciano and his wife. They're a sweet, naive, kindly couple. In their talk is a fear that Rocky, trying to become heavyweight king, might-get hurt. WE WENT TO see "Stalag 17" together last night they were at the Copacabana watching Carmen Miranda. Tennessee Ernie and Larry Storch in a MaC GetS NeW Pipe- SEATTLE, Nov. 14 Gen. Douglas MacArthur got a laugh from Mrs. MacArthur and other bystanders when he posed with the new PIP5 Prefented to him by the Washington State press club. The general is taking part in the city's year-long centennial celebration. IP Wirephoto Tornado Takes Home Apart- mason city, Nov. 14 tws is tornado left of Fred Hill's farm, five miles south of here. The twister ripped anJ side of a barn- There were no injuries and all the livestock escaped. Wireprfoto. Doubles Just before the testimonial dinner for Jack Benny, he stood near Bill Paley, head of CBS, and comment was made about their remarkable resemblance. Mary Livingston told her husband, "Jack, it's true all right you're a double for "Mary," asked one of their friends, "What's the difference between Jack and Paley, as far as you're concerned?" "I share living quarters with Jack," she replied, "but Paley pays me." DURING THE rehearsals of "The Number," one of the actors insisted on altering the words assigned him. Director Georse Abbott, who iwnimiTrl 4-B MIAMI DAILY NEWS Wednesday, November 14, 1951 great new show. "Wouldn't you like these seats? They're better than yours," Rocky said at the show. That humility I'll always remember. JOCKY' ONLY 5 feet 1 i 186 pounds, didn't look like a guy who could dethrone Joe Louis. tawflt drtelt nr ihnnin tWiLjQne leads to another. "I hope I never see him get knocked down," Barbara (wearing a new mink coat) told Toots Shor earlier. "Oh, sometimes a good punch '11 snap you out of a bad fight." Rocky tried to make light of it. I "When that happens I'll drag you out of the ring!" she said. WE TALKED df ex-fighter Joey Kaufman once fighting 9 rounds with his mind a blank at least when he got in the shower afterward, he had no recollection of the fight though he'd won it. Mrs. Marciano didn't enjoy that. "I don't look at half of any of his fights," she said. "What do you do? "Pray, don't hon?" THIS BRINGS ME back belatedly to Bert Lahr's son, Herbert. "Well," said the great comic now in "Two On the Aisle" and such a big hit in it, besides, "I wouldn't let him play football. He'd been sick. I made him quit "He had to go in for some other sport. "He got pretty good at it, too. In fact, he was runner-up to the champion at school. What sport? I thought I told you. Boxing!" the young actor as a member of the Actors Studio group, finally told him, just once, just this once, please read the line as written just pretend it's a play written by Tennessee Mrs. Truman did not accompany the President to Key West because her mother, at Blair House, is ailing Yul Brynner took his 5-year-old son, Rocky, to dinner at the 21 Club, and assured him, "Order anything you want. Here you're a man. You decide." Rocky told the waiter, "I'd like a hot-dog and root beer." The waiter returned and said that the 21 Club had no hot-dogs. Rocky turned to Brynner and asked. "What BfWay Bulletins Gets Movie Contract -Hollywood, Nov. 14 Because Suzan Ball baked the prize-winning Helped Oui-evan- STON, Nov. 14 Dr. Vincent Russell of Royal Oak, used orange crate splints for broken bones and helped carry children from the train wreck here. IP Wirephoto. kind of a place is this?" LOUIS CALHERNS wife, Slats, bought a subscription to the opera in Los Angeles, and Calhern was heard to declare: "If you catch the ear of Bing of the Met. you might give him a very progressive idea I have for opera management: Furnish a large room in the basement of the Opera House, as a lounge and bar for husbands. Put in television or even hire live entertainers. Like the nurseries some movie theaters provide. Give the husbands toys to play with, if necessary. Guys like me, for instance, don't mind putting on my best duds and making a proud entrance down the aisle with a dame as lovely as Slats. But if, when the lights go out, I could quietly sneak away and join my fellows in a soundproof room until the din lies down, every opera season in town would be a roaring success." mm Spectacular Pileup UNION, S.C., Nov. 14 Twelve persons were injured this spectacular pileup of a truck and two cars (top) on a highway bridge near here. John Hammock of Tallahassee, arrow, bottom), lies in the wreckage of his convertible where he was trapped for more than three hours. IP Wirephoto a.c at a uazaar sne won a movie contract. A talent scout saw a picture of her and the cake and now she's working at Universal-International for 100 a week. She's 18 years old. IP Wirephoto. Frank Sinatra and Ava Gard- ar's real honeymoon will be in igland where Frankie goes shortly to appear at a tremendous benefit Billy Rose is now interested in "Donica." (That's a Scandinavian cosmetic he and beautician Eve Wygod re investing in) Mei Torme's tiffing with Martha Raye about the way she left his Los Angeles house after using it. Threatens a $30,000 suit Monte Irvin gets $10,000 to be good will ambassador for a beer. GOOD RUMOR MAN: Irvin Berlin's down in Miami house hunting. He's also humming new show Jimmy Durante paid the hospital bills of a danc who tried suicide recently Harvey Stone calls that nev show "Top Bonanza" Exploiter Jack Goldstein's getting salutes for his job on "Kon-Tiki." EARL'S PEARLS "I didn't mind my husband saving gract at the dinner table," a B'wav wife told Jack Pearl re Magazine When Harold Ross startMt'hftfc New Yorker magazine, he said it was not for "the old lady from Dubuque." He was wrong about Iowa's interest in a sophisticated magazine. The University of Iowa Library has requested and received the manuscript of Dale Kramer's new biography, "Ross and The New Yorker" Eliot Janeway's "The Struggle for Survival" has received so much editorial comment that it's marked as one of the year's most important books On Dec. 13 the New York Philharmonic Symphony, the third oldest in the world, will give its 5000th concert. Some of the works played at this performance will be a repeat of its first concert on Dec. 7, 1842. MOPSY jected to him talking about her in his sleep." WISH I'D SAID THAT People who drink doubles usually see and talk the same way Taffy Tuttle. EMMY LOU THE BAKER IS A REJECTED SUITOR OF MINE. Not Man From Mars new york, nov. 14 This fellow who looks like an artist's conception of an invader from Mars is a German workman emerging from a huge aerial advertising projector developed in northern Germany. He wears protection against heat and the gamma rays emitted by the electric arc that provides 4,500,000 candle power for the super spotlight. The projector beams advertising messages from 20x20-inch slides onto the clouds and can reach an altitude of 16,500 feet The projector is 36 feet long 7" TTg two and-a half tons. IP Wirephoto. "Poor Walter played right into Enid's hands walking by with his arm stuck out in that post Horseshoe Sparkles Again new york, Nov. 14 The famed Diamond Horseshoe of the New York Metropolitan Opera House sparkles again as the 67th season opens with the presentation of Verdi's Aida. A full house of thousands of music lovers crammed the balconies and main floor for the opening night presentation. IP Wirephoto. MIAMI DAILY NEWS, Wednesday, November 14, I95I 5-B tt THE WEATHER TODAY I flffi talw-gasp 5tM IMS lOQH" lOO 2. SP lOPHtAf PMMMD lli WEATHM UfAt CANDIDATES TO SPEAK

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