Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on October 14, 1955 · Page 4
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"FOUR EVENING TIMES, CUMBEKLAND, ;'• MD-, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1S55 DM PA-2-4600 for » WANT AD Tik«r E veiling & Sunday Times Iv'ery Afternoon («cept lunaay) and lundaj Maralnf. Publlihed by The rimea and Alle«anla» ...Company. M Souln Mechanic 81., CumrnrUcd Ma. Enlered aa aecond clan mall mallei at Qinibtrlneli Maryland, under th« acl ol Man* I, irt •.' ," Member ol t!la Audit Bureau « Clreol . Member ol Tba AiiocUlt*. Preaa Dial PA 3-(t» • ; *«•"" <"»'c Weekly lubjcripllon rale bj Carriera; On* ar««» Evenint only 36ci Evenlnt rimei per copy fe] Evenlnc and Sunday rimea 46o per week! tunday Tlmea only. 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Bui it's not the clear-cut proposition its articulate, sponsors seem to believed To listen to them, one would imagine thai liberals care for people while conservatives can only snuggle up to'factories, buildings.'and real estate in general. In truth—and fhis would appear to be 'obvious to anyone' jnot" trapped in sloganized thinking — people usually are richly served by prop : erty values. And the man who sees his task as protecting propertied interests is not necessarily antihumanitarian. Let's say, for instance, that a businessman temporarily squeezed 'by high raw material costs feels compelled to deny his workers a wage boost. If he did grant it and then found he could not pass on his increased costs in the form of higher prices, he might s_oon go' oul of business. ' ' ' -;;. SUPPOSE HE WERE operating a plant worth 25 •million dollars, wilh a' few thousand workers producing gener-, ally low-priced household appliances' of some sort. To close "would cost thousands their jobs, and rob perhaps millions of consumers of a us.eful product al a price they can afford to pay. the liberal would' say these are slock arguments used ; lo cloak the businessman's harsh-concern for property at the expense of his workers. Of course there are cases where the .charge is true. But there are also many where it is nol, and the liberal critic makes no distinction. Today this country .has thousands of thoroughly enlightened •businessmen just as alert as any self- pronounced Hb'efal to Ihe human values in pur society. Bui these men understand • lhat humanity is served in many ways— nol all of them the obvious, or hand-out method. WE ALL KNOW lhat Americans . enjoy far greater economic well-being 'than mosl others in the world. It's too bad one can'l measure exactly how much the economic enlerprisers and the vocal liberals, respectively, have conlributed to this achievement. One does not have to be very bold to guess lhat the enter- prisers are overwhelmingly responsible for the high plane of living in the United Stales. Their initiative, resourcefulness and energy have put us where we are. 'In recognizing this, however, one need not discredit Ihe devoted labors of Ihe genuine liberals who have fought sleadily and well lo keep our huge industrial machine from crunching mere men underfoot. The problem is one of balance, and they have performed a notable service toward realizing it. The point lo remember is that neither the conserva- lives nor the liberals have a private pipeline to Heaven. Properly conceived, the philosophies and programs of both ought lo approach basic human values — bul from differenl sides. Slars And Atoms THE STARS ARE bright and the stars are hot—brighter and hotter than' anything else known to man. But .that venturesome creature also has something bright and hot—the hydrogen bomb. This is Ihe miglitiesl weapon yet devised, and . when il explodes like Ihe crack ot doom it unleashes energy much'as Hie stars do. •Though Ihis is an awesome power, it may „ become a power for good as well as for • destruction. There is growing evidence vthal man will some day, perhaps within "another decade or two, harness the •explosion and turn it to 'peaceful uses. The mosl recenl indication of this is the announcemenl by Lewis L. Slrauss, chairman of the atomic energy commis- sion,.thai Ihe United Slates is attacking '• the problem on a major scale. Scienlisls are at work in five great atomic energy centers, and large sums are being poured into the project. The announcemenl shows that the Unilcd States is determined to ; keep al leasl abreasl of Greal Britain and Russia in this important area of atomic development. More important, il means that Ihis counlry's incomparable resources are being Ihrown into an effort lo masler the basic energy source of the universe. That brings nearer. Ihe day when humanity will have al its command a virtually unlimited supply of cheap energy. THE MAIN objection lhat envious people have against persons who have money is that they themselves don't have any! ' MOST ANTAGONISTS really (lon'l care to argue. They'd rather sit back and listen lo you admit that they're right, , HOW CLEVGH. OF YoU~!b NOTICE.' YOU THE OBS6RVAMT HUSBAMD Thomas L. Stokes Truman For Party Harmony, Reporter Holds - WASHINGTON —While Hepub- • licans are understandably marking time about a 1956 Presidential candidate, and discreetly saying little publicly, the air is filled with talk and speculation about the already lively contest for the Democratic nomination nearly a year before the nominating con- vcn lion. Everybody seems obligated to gel into Ihe Democralic acl, including Republicans as well as former President Harry Truman. This keen inlerest testifies to two obvious political facts. ; One is the enha'nced valuation put on the Democratic nomination since it 'became apparent that President Eisenhower is out of the 1956 race. . The other is the healthy stale of .the Democratic party. That ivas ilemonslraled once again in outstanding victories last week in'local Connecticut elections, a continuation of the upsurge that began two years ago. The enthusiasm and confidence which has been generated are inviting and encouraging to those seeking political office, including the top job in the While House. and animosities among rivals in the opposite party. Both parties practice it. ^Chairman Hall capitalized, too, upon the current confusion among Democrats as to just what, if.any- thing, was behind the Truman pilgrimage . to Albany and what significance should be attached to the ex-President's kind words about the New York Governor. WE NEED GO no further than that for an explanation of the intense rivalry now exhibited in Ihe cnmps of the Ihree front runners as of now—Adlai Stevenson, Estes Kefauver of Tennessee, and Governor Averell Harriman of New York. Nor need we go any further for light on the uncertainty that prevails among Republicans. This was exemplified openly by National Chairman Leonard Hall when, at the first opportunity, he sought lo exploit Ihe liol race among Democrats by spoiling a Truman-Harriman plot lo sabotage Adlai Stevenson. It is customary in politics to try to slir up jealousy, suspicions HOWEVER, it is not believed by •those familiar wilh Mr. Truman 'that he is lining up with the New York Governor against Ihe 1952 Democratic candidate. : . H would not be likely, in fact, for Mr. Truman to line up with anybody Ihis far ahead of lhc convention, now that the field of candidates who are acceptable lo him has widened. He used always to answer the question about his preference among candidates by saying: "I am for Adlai Stevenson." Since then, too, Presidenl Eisenhower has been laken out of the race and Ihe nominalion has assumed a differenl status, bolb for the parly and for the country. It is a good deduction lhat the ex-President, who has a deep concern for the Democratic parly and for its best possible service lo Ihe country, wants to see it choose wisely and carefully to meet the circumstances that may develop during the next few months. For as the campaigns for Ihe nominalion proceed, nnd as public opinion asserts itself, it will be seen wlial candidate would be Die best choice taking into consideration many factors, among them, harmony within Ihe. party, which is necessary for victory,' and getting a candidate who would be 'most likely to win. candidates. ' His gesture lo Governor Harriman was timely, coming as Ihe Harriman. candidacy begins lo allract atlenlion. His visit was notice of the friendship he has for the New York Governor. K is similar to that which he has for another one-time public figure who was active, as was Mr. Harriman. in instrumenting Truman's foreign policy—former Secretary of State Dean Acheson. He has a special affection for both because of Ihe way Ihey stood by him loyally when he was under fire.. As of now, Adlai Slevenson certainly is far in the lead wilh the party rank and file, judging from the Gallup Poll. His 55 percent rating in lhe;most recent poll is something never before.achieved in such preliminary tests of possible candidates, except for. two Presidents in office—Franklin D. Roosevelt and Dwighl D. Eisenhower. That gives him a big headstart. THE FORMER President wants to remain friends with all the HOWEVER, there are still uncertainties and imponderables ahead of Adlai Stevenson, as he well knows,. .If he should .decide lo. enter the preferential primaries next year to meet the challenge expecled from Senator Kefauver and should run badly against the coonskin cap candidate who did so handsomely .in the 19S2 primaries (hen that might impede his- nomination. That would open the *ay for Avercll Harriman lo offer himself as a candidale to those who arc not inclined toward Senator Kefauver, which, incidentally includes former President Truman who has said, however, that he would support the candidate chosen by the convention—and you can bank on that. Harry Truman is not the sort who "takes a walk." Larseii-Gilmore Repairs Proceed During Ike's Absence WASHINGTON —(NEA)— Painters redecorating Ihe White House probably got the only break from th President's illness. They were having a frantic time finishing the personal quarlers of the Eisenhower family in time for their re- lurn. Now they'll the chance to give the room two coats, Ihey reporl. ejected, and a guest cracked: "She ought lo be careful about thai, guests out here are hard to come by these days." TWO DAYS nflcr the TV appearance of Gwen Cafrib on Ed Murrow's show—which has the town holding its sides with laughter over the boo-boos she pulled—the former. No. 1 hostess of Ihe (own bad a big reception for members of the Supreme Court. Only two Supreme Court judges, Harold Burton and Tom Clark showed up. Although she invited them all, not n single GOP official was Ihere. The crowd consisted mostly of a handful of bis names still loyal lo Gwen but mostly second-siring socialites who haven't eaten so well since Ihe last party she threw. ' Gwen had two gale crashers NO MATTER what fascinating, fattening foods are served at a parly, the cuslomers seem lo dive for the shrimp first. And the other day at a Mexican embassy reception the crowd finally had its fill. There were shrimp wilh mayonnaise, shrimp chopped up with onions, fried shrimp, barbecued shrimp, pickled shrimp, shrimp soaked in champagne, shrimp hash halls, chopped shrimp with egg and just plain shrimp to dip in hot sauce. Mexican Ambassador Don Manuel Tello'got a wholesale price on his shrimp for the parly, which was in honor of Auguslin L. De- LaBarra and Manuel Zepeda Garcia, Mexican members of Ihe Shrimp Associalion of the Americas. But if he has a choice of sightseeing in Moscow or Ihe U. S. again he'll take Moscow, he says. It's safer and cheaper there, he's convinced. He wandered around in Moscow for two weeks on an official visit, enjoying the sights and stayed within his budget. When his lour brought him lo (he U. S., he spenl half of his daily allowance on the first three taxi rides. And in Washington he was bopped on the head by an al- lacker attempting to got all his dough away from him at one time. THEY'VE renamed the famous collegiate club organization to Ihe "Thank God It's Thursday Club." here. Most big embassies and big cocktail parties seem lo fall on Thursday. Then when you slay home next day'because of a hangover, it makes for a longer weekend. DOUGLAS JAY, British member of Parliament, is as loyal to the cause of democracy as Ihey come. History From The Times Files TEN' YEARS'AGO October 14, 1915 . Eighteen registrants of Jr.ost- hurg Draft Board gel induction, calls. William Cavanaugh, 23, of .120 Bond Slreet, dies in velcrans hos- pilal at Rutland Heights, Mass., following illness of ten months. Five local servicemen receive discharges .from armed forces. 'TWENTY YEARS AGO October li, 19.15 fiev. J, Herbert Bean, paslor of Central M. E. Church for two years, transferred lo Lcesburg, Va. Allcgany Trades Council pro- Icsls lo Clly Council on wages p«ld lo workers on locjil WPA projccls. THIRTY YKAItS Af,0 October M, l»2.') Wilbur Hlrschbcrgcr. 17, of Granlsville, dies of injuries suf- fered when he was kicked in Ihe stomach .during soccer game between Granlsville and Friendsville. Strike call expecled to be Issued • lo employes of the Western Maryland Railway. Check of marriage records shows local clergyman married 1,379 couples, in past year. FORTY. YEARS AGO October 14, 1915 ' Mayor Thomas W. Koon informs contacting company thai unless repairing of Baltimore Street is speeded up, the city will complele the-project, •'•'•:,•' Dr. Charles II. McCarthy of lhc faculty of Calholic University addresses Cumberland Council 586, Knights of Columbus, at, Columbus , Dny program. Associated Charlllcs opens membership drive wilh quola of 1,000 new contributing membtri. THOSE Indonesians did it again with a party celebrating their • Armed Forces Day. They always come up wilh Ihe mosl interesting entertainment and cuisine in town, and kept their record by serving such native dishes as Gulc, Bakmi Goreng and Simmeal Goreng. The first is' lamb with spices, the second noodles wilh slirimp and chicken, and the third, liver, shrimp, sliced onions and spices. Members of the .staff beat, out Indonesian tunes on brass kettles, and the embassy kids wiggled, twisted and waved (heir arms through' an interesting scries of dances. Even though. the Dulch' arc not' or. Ihe best terms with the Indonesians these days, Netherlands Ambassado'r Dr. ,1. Herman van floijcn and his wife were on dcdk enjoying every minute of It. • '. THE PATH of diplomatic romance can be rocky In this town rind booby-trapped-with' (readier-' mis red tape. Take the of Egyptian air nllachc Gen, H. Khalrl who wnnls lo marry a girl from the Sjvcdlsh embassy. They have to get permission for Whitney fyolton Looking Sideways NEW 'YORK — You come into your office on. a golden autumn morning aiid, find 1 a letter from Lucius Becbe, co-owner with Charles Clegg of a fascinating newspaper called "The Territorial Enterprise," and Mr. Bcebe is wroth. It is not true thai he'and" his partner dwell in an ornate, disused Pullman of the Victorian era, he says, but adds that he keeps a . private Pullman on the tracks at Sparks, Nevada, for "occasional use when traveling." •'_ "Except for such occasions when . 1 may sleep on park benches or in the better gutters," he writes, "I live in a house wilh a roof, windows, housekeeper, dog and cellar." U was not intended lo suggest that Air. Beebe sleeps constantly in an upper, but only to report with some migrained jealousy that he lived in a parlor car complete with fireplace and antimacassars. Apparently, he doesn't. THERE USED to be a lime when airplanes ran on gasoline,, and for. all 1 know many of them still do, but there is growing in this country an addiction to a sort- of deluxe flight called Ihe champagne run. This is a flight in an otherwise standard airplane in which pre'tty girls attractively uniformed serve champagne lo Ihe passengers and what it proves, if anything, is that a great many people are learning that it is a pleasant potable and one which' will withstand the rigors of flight, which is a great deal more than can be said for bourbon or. Irish. , • :• : . These two liquids were never designed for tippling at 20,000 feet being heavy in the body and broad in application. in which Broadway did you dirt. You could have been in the Dominican Republic or Buenos Aires, one of the first non-resident correspondents lo fly in since Peron was booted, but because three new plays were opening in New York, you had to decline both opportunities. . I Which is exactly what probably will happen on October 28th, two weeks hence, when you could be flying lo every Caribbean island in sight or known to maps with 'Connie Hilton. Instead, you undoubtedly will fly via taxi lo the nearest theatre to look at a new show. Connie wanls to pass 10 days looking at all Ihe islands, and wanled you along. Seventy-nine colleagues will go, bul old No. 80, yourself, will look at drama. And there's no real quarrel with that, since you hold that one of the most desirable jobs in the world is that of aisle-seating it year after year al all Ihe'new shows that come to Broadway. ROBERT H. RICE. Elyria. Ohio: Never have been there, but Norma and Keefe Brasselle have told so much about it and their childhoods there lhat il seems familiar and endearing. ; Liked your brief lour of New York restaurants. The book for' you to read is "New York's 100 Best Restaurants." an extension of your original 13. And all 13 of your discoveries are in it, which gives you two legs on the Champion Discoverer cup. MOST RECENT guest on such, a flight'was v your bride, while skimming between Seattle and Los Angeles. She got onto a champagne run unwillingly,'not being a girl who soaks herself in Ihe stuff. But she telephoned from Beverly Hills lo say: "I sat in the lounge wilh Iwo Air Force Generals and a high- speed lest pilot who had flown faster than thought, or something like thai, and between us l.'ve never been on a belter flight. I don'l inow if it was the stars on the General's shoulders or the -ones in my eyes, but I recommend such flights." THIS. IS THE day, you reflecl, THERE IS a book on its way called "Pictorial History of American Presidents." and it has some intercsling facls. Everyone knows Lincoln was the tallest, but who was the shortest? Turns out to have been Madison, at 5' 4", or one whole foot shorter than Lincoln. Roosevelt was the youngest: 42 years old. William Henry Harrison was the oldest when he took office: 68. Obscure fact: who was the first President to travel by train? Jackson. The firsl to fly? You can win money on this one. T. noose- veil. F. D. Roosevelt was the first to fly while President, and Eisenhower Ihe only President to hold a pilot's license. The first President to speak over radio? Harding. The twice-married Presidents: Tyler, Fillmore. B. Harrison, T. Roosevelt and Wilson. CMcNauihl Syndicate, Inc.) Frederick Othman Work For Everybody Now? McLEAN, .Va.—My bride says she's sorry those statesmen over in Washington didn't ask her to testify about automation. She is a self-made expert on this" subject. Automation, as you know, is the business of installing automatic machinery in factories so (haw, says Mrs. 0.,) they'll operate without men. Some of the Congressmen are worried about what'll happen to the displaced workers. So they've opened hearings on the subject tinder chairmanship of Rep. Wright Patman. My Hilda says if he'd just phoned her, she could have told him: Automation makes more jobs for more people than anything invented yet. cults come out with raw dough in the middle. Her original garbage chopper- upper went up a while back in black smoke after a preliminary blue flash. This was a peculiarly necessary piece of automation: it did away with the garbage man. Came the service man, who charged $5 to say it couldn't be fixed. Mrs. 0. bought another chopper to fit in the. sink and it so far has been fixable at $5 per fix. SHE SPEAKS from experience. She operates a small factory, with complete automation installed, known as a kithcen. This produces automatically a wide variety of products, but she says more often than not a crew of maintenance men are on the job with monkey wrenches. This costs her more, most months, than if she paid a cook, if only she had a cook to pay. She says consider the final machine in her production line, a mighty, white electric stove that clangs hells, lights red bulbs, turns on buzzers, and cooks stuff all by itself. Then it turns itself out. This magnificent machine tool has been' on the blink for two years. She never knows when she puts in a cake or a slab of beef to bake, whether the oven will function. Sometimes it does and sometimes it stays cold, even when the automatic signals say it's hot. SHE HAS HAD a succession of cxperls in to examine this device, which always \vorks perfectly while they're looking at its innards. And how can you repair a machine that works fine? Usually when the specialists leave, the heat goes off and her half-baked bis- the union from their ambassadors. The ambassadors have to get permission from the government back home. The U. S. Stale Department has to give an unofficial approval. The Moslem church has to okay il. The girl's church has to give its approval. And the question of the legality of such a marriage .performed in the District of Columbia is in doubt. NILS Lennarlson, an assistant to Treasury Secretary George Humphrey, accidentally left his wallet in the office of the prime minister of Turkey while attending a high- level .conference wilh his boss in Ankara just before Ike's heart ah tack. . " Turkish authorities immediately assumed he did it as a traditional gesture lo signify that the loan talks with .Humphrey had gone favorably. Fortunately, however'/ they were kind enouglMo rush the wallet to .the airport just In time for Lennarston to grab it »s his plane took off. "Maybe they thought It was a nice move on my purl," says Nils who had f<WO In Ills billfold. "Bui I fell like I'd losl Forl Knox." THE GREAT pride of my Hilda was her super washing machine, which cleaned the clothes, rinsed them, and then took them in its rubbery arms and squeezed the water out. All automatically at the touch of a button. It occasionally tore a suit of my underwear in two. but my bride said^this was one of the small penalties of automation. This ma-. chine also began to puff out black- smoke a couple of weeks ago. Then it stopped, with a load of sheets and synthetic detergent in the water. The man said the pump was shot, the motor burned up, and the automatic control system worn out. He said these items could be repaired for $70. He also snid that the busted item" of automation could be traded in for S100 on n new one. Mrs. 0. fears she'll have lo hire an economist to make that decision. FINALLY, she says consider her automatic, electric dish washer, which seldom got the dishes perfectly clean and usually left spots on the glassware. A number of experts repaired it, but the spots, remained. Came then automation in a far- off factory in St. Louis and my bride was able lo obtain a new and more efficient kind of soap powder. No more spots on the drinking glasses and. according to Mrs. p., no telling how many men were involved in that. Or, says she, how many are employed today in the soap factory, keeping the aulo- mation machines on the job. .You see what she means, Congressmen. The more automation, the more work for everybody. lUnlled Feature Syndicate, Inc.) So They Say It is important for (he American . people lo 'realize lhat the present ."sweetness and lig'ht" is an instrument of Russian foreign policy and might be turned off like a walcr faucet at any time Ihe Kremlin leaders decide to change 'tactics, — Rop. ,Ioe Holl (R-Calif., who was detained at gunpoint while visiting Moscow. Hal Boyl« AP Reporter's Notebook LANCASTER, Pa.-If the bald eagle would only get bald sooner; in life, he'd have a better chance of survival. '_ • Herbert H. Beck, an expert who believes this feathered • emblem of American might Is facing possible extinction within the next 70 years, explained: ' "The eagles don't develop their distinctive while head plumage 1 until the 4th year. Befoi;e that can happen farmers and hunters often mistake them for large brown hawks and shoot them down." Beck, a retired chemistry professor, holds (he melancholy distinction of being custodians of an eagle sanctuary that no longer has an'J eagle in'it. The sanctuary, believed the only cagla refuge in the world, was established on Ml. Johnson island in the Susquehanna River near here in 1930 hy the Audubon Association. Never more than one family of eagles nested on the 21-acre island at a lime, for the bald eagle sets up his own kind of feathered economic cartel. "Bald eagles arc highly individualistic," said Beck. "They never (ravel in flocks. They set up their own territories and fight off any encroachment by other eagles." THE BIG UJVTJDY, C-fool-widc Host alop an 85-foot tall red oak tree on (he island has been only intermittently occupied since 1948. "If the male is killed (here will be a replacement," Beck said. "But if the female-ls killed, there won't be." Beck feels that many farmers, despite a $500 fine for destroying a bald eagle, often shoot down the fierce-looking birds in the false belief they are major barnyard, raiders. "The fact is that examination of their stomachs show that 95 per cent of their food is fish," he said. The bald eagle ranges along large lakes, rivers, and bays in Alaska. Canada, and the eastern half of the United States south into Florida. How deeply has civilization cut down the. eagle, a bird which has no real natural enemy? . "They are still plentiful in Alaska," said Beck, "but I doubt there are more than 8.000 left in the United States east of the Mississippi River. There used to be hundreds of thousands. "In one area in which I counted 150 occupied nests 25 years ago there are now only 25 to 30." BECK. NEARLY 80. has been a life-long naturalist as his father was before him. Having seen the passing of the passenger pigeon, once probably the most plentiful bird in America, he fears thai even strict conservation measures will come loo lale to save the bald eagles from the same fate. : When a species in nature begins to decline, it sometimes dies out despite any effort to save it. "In 1846." he recalled, "my father saw > flight of passenger pigeons that took four • hours to pass. He estimated the flock contained two billion birds and covered 240 square miles of sky. "On Sept. 1. 1888, just « years later. I saw a flock of ISO to 175 passenger pigeons and tried unsuccessfully to stalk Uicm. I am the only living member of the American Ornitholo- gisls' Union who ever saw a flock even lhat large. •"The last passenger pigeon, Martha, died in the Cincinnati Zoo on Sept. 8, 1914. These birds which, pioneers reported, once darkened the skies, were gone from the sight'of man forever." It distresses Beck lo think (hat some chila born today may. before his life is through, have lo turn lo Ihe back of a dollar bill if he wants to sec the rugged winged symbol of American power. <AJ»octalr.d rrrMO Don The World Today WASHINGTON—In all the discussions about Adlai Stevenson and Avercll Harriman as Ihe lop challengers for the Democratic presidential nomination—whore does Tennessee's lanky Sen. F,stcs Kcfauver fit into the picture? Three years ago. Kcfauver was riding a wave of popularity which had its beginning in the spectacular television Senate crimc-busling investigations which he conducted across the country. II was Ihe first time thai politicians realized the impact television could have on voters. And Kefauvcr was a television hero. On the first ballot at the national convention, Kefauver was out in front with 340 voles. Stevenson was second with 273 and Gcorgia'i Sen. Richard Russell was third with 268. Kcfauver still was the leader on the second ballot wilh 362H voles to Stevenson's 324'.i and Russell's 291. On Ihe third and final ballot Kefauvcr's support began to crumble. Stevenson zoomed to fil7'? voles. Kefauver slipped to 275'i and Russell had 261. Stevenson was the winner. I am a Marine, first, s last, and always and won't get out until Ihey let me go. -Capt. Richard McCutchen, TV's $«4,000 winner. There ain't gonna be no war so long as total war means and Is known to mean the total destruction of both sides, however great and powerful, involving perhaps Ihe destruction of all mankind. -Harold MacMlllan, British foreign Mcieliry, , DESPITE THIS strong showing in 1952, Kefauver today remains a secondary figure in speculation over the probable winner of the Democratic nomination next year. The spotlight is on Stevenson and Harriman—with Harriman now getting strong promotion. ' The recent trend of events suggests lhat Democratic stratcgisls. are building toward a. situation which could have this result: if Sle- vcnson is unable lo swing the convention to his side—then Harriman would be ready to move to the center of the stage. Kefauver may have his own'ideas about Ihcse proceedings. For several weeks he has been overseas visiting foreign lands. Thus he has been in no position to project himself Mo Ihe presidential picture even if he so desired. IF THE TENNESSEAN docs make another bid for his party's nomination, he will add considerable inleresl to Ihe campaign. Bui despite his personal popularity'with Ihe voters, he faces a tremendous handicap in Ihis well-known fact: he isn't popular with most of thi Democratic parly bigwigs,, including Ihe powerful- bloc, of Southerners whose wishes must be lakcn into account in convention maneuvers. . .-. In the 10 years he was in the House an^.1 during his seven years in Ihe Senate, he never identified himself-with the Southern lawmakers. . Frequently he found himself lined up against his more conservative colleagues in legislative debates. • . He didn't sit In the Inner councils of Iho Southerners even though he was from a Southern state. And thus he was more or less Isolated from many of the men who could help him most In a convention. If he could count on Ihe support of his Southern colleagues anil add this to his strength In other parts of the country, he could become a formidable factor In the Democratic convcn- Hon. ... • ;., ••.........- .- : "••''. Bui he doesn't have (hat support — itnd that's one big reason he Isn't named' (long with Stevenson and Hnrrlman at Ihe lop of the list of Democratic slrong men 'at thi« point' . '. (AlMelllM Pr»ll) • • . ' 1

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