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Twenty Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Sputnik Brings On 'Gagniks' By DOC QUIGG United Press Staff Correspondent NEW YORK (UP)—What this country needs is a cessation of gags_ having to do with a play on tne popular word for the first man-made earth satellites. Orbiting about our heads like flippant gadflies are Sputnik, Muttnik, Spudnik, and, of course, for the Christmas season, a Saint- nik. Cornball "Uttniks" In the interests of killing off this insidious thing once and for all, let us compile .a little list of cornball "uttniks" and maybe, •under its impetus, we can whoosh the whole fad into the cold limbo of outer space. All right, blast off- Wee home for space living Hutnik. Satellite containing a goat: Buttnik. "Satellite that ascends slowly, feebly, as if tapped across a green by a golfer; Puttnik. American satellite answer to [only open a whole new freshet of! Soviet claims:-Rebutnik. '_ icocktail-time orbiting corn: Hoot-! First satellite mental institu- •tion: Nutnik. What the present; early models will be called when the' big, new planet - travel supermodels csme along: Putt-Puttnik. Satellite which is one too many for traffic: Glutnik. Satellite office for scandal sheet: Srnutnik; And if you want to get a bit off the rhyme, a. satellite which fails to work is, obviously, a I>ud- nik; and the cow that jumps'over the moon will probably do it in a —heaven forfend—Cudnik. Oh, No. Not Again In an admonishing letter to the New York Times, a learned professor tells us we're way off course in pronouncing the "u" in "Sputnik" as if it were the "u" in "but." The way the Russians pronounce it, he says, is approximately as the "oo" in "hoot." niks, Rootniks, Tootniks, bet your Bootniks, do your Dootniks, juvenile delinquents in Z o o t n i k s, atom-warhead Shootniks. The professor gives as the correct (Russian) pronunciation, to which we should conform, approximately this: "spoot-nyeek." To any such, I'm forced to send up an emphatic Tutt-Tuttni'ic. What we speak is the American language, and its mother tongue is English—and I'm willing to follow the speech lead of Sir Winston in keeping it strictly Churchill English. During the Second World War, when we were all told that the correct way to pronounce Nazi was "not-si," did Churchill succumb? Of course not. In his speeches he called it "Na-a-a-zi" with a resounding gusto. But as for those awful jokes, Girard Gels Demotion By U, 5. Army 'Private', Wife To Leave Friday For Ottawa Home CAMP DBEW, Japan (UP)—The U.S. Army broke William S. Girard Crom specialist third class to private toflay and announced he would be sent home Friday and Oh, no. Please don't. This will I let's desist. We're in Rutnik, discharged. Girard, subdued but happy,"removed the rating stripes from his uniforms and then relaxed with newsmen in the mess hall here for the first time since he shot and killed a 46-year-old woman scrap metal scavenger at the Camp Weir firing range more than 10 months ago. The Army said Girard and his Japanese wife, 29-year-old Haru tCandy) Sueyama, would leave for the United States Friday aboard the military transport USS Anderson. The blond, 22-year-old soldier from Ottawa, 111., said lie was not Deaths in News J NEWPORT, R.I. — Vice Admiral Herbert Fairfax Leary, USN (Ret), 73, commander of the ANZAC naval forces during World War II, died at Newport Hospital embittered at his manslaughter war J1 > Olea al "ewpon wospnai conviction and did not hold any- Tuesday of r heart attack. Leary, thing against the Army or the Jap- wno llad home - i at Villanova, Pa., and Jamestown, R.I., was named rear admiral in 1938 as director °< fleet tr f " g ' In , 194 V? * ™* »u e Tvy/nT '"• T '" anese people. The Army said Secretary of the Army Wilbur M. Brucker will decide what kind of a discharge Girard will get after reviewing the recommendations to be made by the department of the Army staff. _ .Army sources Indicated Girard;' right-hand 'man "of horse'Traine'r would not get a bad conduct or • "Sunny Jim" Fitzsimmons died at dishonorable discharge. He would j a hospital here Tuesday following have to be court-martialed first. !a heart attack. Sweeney a resi- But he could get a general or un-;dent of (Ozone Park) New York desirable discharge under t h e arrived here Friday for the winte^ MIAMI — Bart Sweeney, 57, racing season. He had worked Wednesday Evening, December t, 19JT. Former Treasurer of Decatur County Killed GREENSBURG (UP)—An aulo- mobile and tanker truck collision 54, head of the Bonus Books Publishing Firm, died here Tuesday during a business call in a downtown office. He Jived in Riverdale, N.Y. BALTIMORE — The R«v. Jo-;____ seph J. Ayd, 7G, professor erner-j burg " itus of sociology at Loyola College, M Richards, former Decatur Jed in his rectory offices here to- Coum treasurer was dr|vi « rlmr nf v tmvr' vttsfilr Tpafhrtr A wl ... . . . '. rt of a heart attack. Father Ayd was chaplain of the Maryland Penitentiary for 38 years and had accompanied more than 50 con- hind a truck driven by William DeLong, Lebanon, when the truck slowed as it approached a bridse. Mrs. Richards hit the brake and demned' men to the death cham- ncr car skiddcd into t , )c rcar d ber. He won commutation in ll| 0 f ( | )e ^ nc ^ cases and once won freedom forj „,, . ' ... ' Ellanor Mellis. 31, Greensbura, a passenger in the Richards car. a man condemned to die. PHILIPPINES GET LOAN MAM-LA (UP)— The Inlerna- tional Cooperation Administration announced today a new 10-million- dollar American aid program for Army's administrative powers. The Japanese prosecution's decision not to appeal for a stiffer here from Ireland 30 years agoJlCA director for the Philippines judgment and sentence of Girard 1'caring for such horses as Nashua " " he go'; off with a three-year sus-iand Bold Ruler. pended sentenc—cleared the way I ior his return home. I NEW YORK-Andrew A. Hecht, with Fitzsinrfmprfs^ since he came'the Philippines. Paul Summer, ! ICA director for the Philippines, said four million dollars would be for technical assistance and six million dollars for defense support. was treated at a hospital and later released, NO WIND MEMPHIS, Tcnn. - Genera] Session Judge Heard Sullon put a 26-year-old man under a peace warrant not to strike his wife "or so much as to raise your hand In slir a wind that might blow her Gifts to Brighten t he Home We have a large stock of both wall base and utility cabinets. Base Cabinets in widths of 20, 24, 30 and 40 inches. Linoleums 9x12 $4.98 ARNEYS FURNITURE CO. 2218 E. 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