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TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 1W4 JM BSHOP: REPORTER Tracking By JIM BISHOP Tracking It down .... A few month ago, an old friend named Ed Lewis tame to the home for dinner. He' retired, but Lewi used to be a luper-duper ' P5 Jim Bishop m i g a xine salesman and also sold millions of paper-back books. He's a cherished friend and. w hen dinner was over, the ladies got into a corner and talked about money and ,- JIM BISHOP .men, while we discussed jokes and girls. . Ed gave me a mimeographed sheet which contained jeome very funny material about men in middle age. I jasked where he got it. because could see that It was ideal for my type of newspaper column. He said a friend in Minneapolis prints Jokes and old , .stories and mails them to a select list. fThe more I read this thing .the funnier it became. So I Tnade a column of It, and add-d a few observations of my own about middle age. I'm ' careful about gift material because, in my day as editor and writer, I've seen few gift horses bite the hand that read .them. - - FROM BELLINGER"": For example. In 1946, 1 was about to leave Collier's Maga-cine for a Job at Liberty when I received a note from Mark Hellinger, a movie producer and former Broadway columnist Once, I had .been his assistant He wrote, as nearly as I can recall: "Las) week Coltterr pub lished a short-short story about two men in a hospital room. One Is In bed at the window. Toe other is surrounded by walls. The one at the window looks out the win RECALLS TERROR AND DEATH i- voice almost bare of emotion, ,pf the terror of war, yoa listen. .Because be knows. HORROR UNEXPECTED Mr. Hamilton now Is TT and ;stin practices law from the Of flee to which be returned . shortly after the First World War. Interviewed m that office, -surrounded by long rows of lal tomes, be talked of the '-years 1114 to Mil. : "1 bavent bald details In my trind. It's not the sort of thing 'yoa dwell on en so kilted. good, soma bad the trenches. . . . It Down dow every morning and tells his friend aH that he can see in the park across the street the people waiting for a bus, the nursemaid with the baby in the carriage, the poUeemaa who makes-a point of admiring the baby as an excuse for speaking to the nurse. "This goes on day after day. and the patient who has no window becomes more' and more envious. He begins to hate the man with the view. The man at the window maker the scene more and more inter esting. One night, the mac at the window has a heart stuck. His pills are on a night table. fear , 'I suppose there was a feel ing Of excitement because the horror of war wasn't known to us. . .. "in the second war, it must have been different because the awry of the slaughterhouse la the first was still vivid." He said, after a pause, his dominant impression of the early days at the front waa Germany's preparedness, . es pecially as far as equipment wu concerned. . :'i Tber had. tt soma sections. four limes toe number of artil lery guna while times were even rationed the number of shells they could (ire m return. But eventually we got equal ity and then a preponderance of guns. And that waa sweet music to scared soldiers, when we could outshoot them. Equipment saves human Uvea in war, and you have to pay for the lack of It with ho- es." V ' CRITICIZED POLICY Another, and bitter, memory be baa kept of the carry days of the war was the army's pol icy of not commissioning men from the ranks at the front Instead, officers with no bat tle experience would be sent to Franca to take command at war toughened soldiers who bad learned at bitter cost about the bell that surrounded them. It wasn't he said grimly, the best of morale boosters. . That policy eventually was changed and by the end of the war be rated the Canadian Army one of. the best fighting units on the Western Front r.W-l,Vl,'i. i hum: said It. was paraphrased from a Corey Ford book called How to Guest Your Age. He con cluded his letter by saying 'Bishop goes off our1 list for good." He also sent a copy to King Features Syndicate. MASTER OF SATIRE - The editor, E. B. Thompson, sent It to me. I checked, and Mr. Cook was right Fortunately, Corey . .Ford Is an old friend. We worked at Collier's together, and he It a master of satire. In fact,. when J became the so-called father of The Day" books, he lifted my format by writing The Day Nothing Happened. On the As he- writhes in pain, hQf&ack cover was an kern The friend gets out of bed and steals the pills- The man at ing the nurses come in to make the nurses come hi' tomake the bed and the remaining patient says: Tm entitled to the bed by the window.' So they transfer him to his dead friend's bed and be smiles in anticipation of what he is about to see in the park below. "When he gets to the win dow, he finds it faces a blank wait Now 1 wrote that story years ago and you wontea with me and you know I wrote ft. If Collier's bought it they bought it from a plagiarist What do you propose to do about ItT . I went to my boss, Charles Colebaugh. and presented Hel- llniers case. He read the short story purchased by a Collier's fiction cditordJia.iWMflorship.i read Hettinger's original story. "Find out how much he wants to settle the matter." be said to me. "He's your Wend.") I wrote, to Hellinger and told him to name a price. His letter In return consisted of one sentence "Before you start paying me, give me time to find out who I stole It from." On June IS. Albert F. Cook of Oak Park, Michigan, wrote a letter to the Detroit News. He said that he and bis wife had read my funny story about middle-aged men and most exciting 24 hours since the day I shot Jim Bishop. A. Lincoln." So I wrote a note to Ford, who lives at Hanover, NH, and explained how Ed Lewis had given me the mimeographed sheet, and how I bad paraphrased It without., knowing that it had been cribbed from book be had written, and which has been reprinted sev eral times. I also felt sorry for Ed Lewis, because I know that be would not give ma material already used by a professional writer. Ford wrote a nice letter in return, in which be said: "I've known you too long and too well to want to make any fuss about It, Jim, but I would ap preciate it if you published something in your column giv ing -me- proper-credit-for Well here K to. , Glad to oblige. Maybe soaSe of the hundreds of readers who send manuscripts, and , who get them back unopened and unread, will understand why " I don't like to study the n terial of other writers. , And what was that last line in your letter, Corey? Oh, I remember. "Would you be good enough to send me ' a copy of the column when H appears?" Nothing doing. Dig up a coin and buy the peper. . , tCsayilsW.17 - Looks at Canadian Role . ' - I n Two .World Wars . By KEN SMITH SAULT STE. MARIE, ' Out (CP) The ultimata terror of I war Is death or mutilation on the battlefield." Those are the words of Henry S. Hamilton and be knows what he's talking about for be holds two distinctions la Connection with Canada's role to two world Vbt the first on Feb. U, 1IU. be became almost certainly the .first Canadian serving with the Canadian Expeditionary Force kf be wounded sa action. '- In the second, m September, .'tut, as Liberal member of .Parliament, he moved the ad dress in reply to the from the throne, m effect Can ada's declaratioa of war. . -He has other intimate (tactions with war. too his ree- .Dllecttona of the front m 1115 after , be returned ' to action from, hospital: bis brother Robert kiUed in action -la August Mil. Just a few 'Weeks before the armistice; ; his son Malcolm, who flew Ty pboon fighter-bombers m the .Second World War. :- So when be talks, in a calm t Mr. Hamilton, who bad grad tlM uated aa a lawyer m the soring oi lilt, left bis borne with the Sault contingent of the 2nd Battalion Aug. 3a. After re ceiving preliminary training at Valcartier, Que., be sailed for Europe m September. 1 Lift t v Five months later, ho shipped into action. He was wounded IS after going to the front as sergeant with the 2nd Battalion, Canadian- Expeditionary Force. A German shell over him, showering screaming not snarpnet into his right leg. All day be lay m the trench, waiting for the cover of dark ness so be could be carried safety.'. On bis back for two months. he returned to the front In Ave months. ... -. COMMANDED MILITIA He received bis commission at the front la Mil and when the war ended be was a major. During ; the Second World War, as a lieutenant colonel commanding the Sault militia. he was fat charge of civil fence for the area, rated a key spot because of its vital canal. It was his September, MM, address as Liberal member for Algoma West replying to the throne speech that summed up Us philosophy of freedom and the dignity of man. "We are confronted," be said, then, "wkh a philosophy that knows nothing of the Individual man but his obligation to obey, that knows nothing of the value of human Individuality and hu man liberty, whose Instruments are ruthless and unscrupulous force and violence, an titter From Page One Troo warned the press against Dublication of "false and exaggerated" reports of opera tions and particularly of losses sustained during battles and air raids. In Parte Turkish Chief of Suff Gen. Cevdet Sunday today met Gen. Lyman L. Lemniuer. Supreme Commander Allied Forces Europe, lor talks on we Cyprus crisis. The Turk lib Air force negan retaliation raids after the Greek-CyprkXi opened a drive Aug. i on the only remaining Turkish , Cypriot coastal strip. The Cyprus government charted that Turkish troops and arms were being landed at the Turklsh-Cypriot fishing .village Kokkina, A Cvdtus tovernment spokes man said the air attacks failed drive Greek -Cypriot troops from their newly acquired ter ritory. He said government forces bad entered the villages of Mansoura and Alevga m the; last few days, - - Cvoriot President Makarwa waa welcomed by villages Moo-1 day as he toured a hospital. In; Ktima, where more than 10) Greek Cypriote were being treated for wounds suffered In the air attacks. . - f The crisis left the government F Cvorus badly split possibly Impairing- the political strength Archbishop Makartoa. Kigm- Ists and leftists in the cabinet exchanged angry words over whether to count on Greece or the Soviet Union tor help. In formants said. BOTH DISAPPOINTED Both factions were disap pointed by die less than wholehearted support they received from Greece and the Soviet Un- In Athens. Greek Premier George Papandreou indicated he does not look forward to a war Cyprus with Turkey. Greece's Eastern Mediterranean partner In the North Atlan tic Treaty Organization, wen coming the cease-fire. Papan dreou said Monday night: "The Greek government re peats the assurance that It will nmoort peace and. wilt contri bute to achieving a peaceful and ktst solution of the Cyprus problem." ''..'."''. V - -..: I-.':;:' The Cypriot government ad mitted it turned to Russia for military aid as soon as the Iurkish air attacks started. But overnment ' source denied Egypt and Syria also asked for military help. Russia did not acknowledge it was asked for military aid. but Soviet Premier Khrushchev made It ptala In a message to Makarioe that his government was oa the side of the Greek-Cypriote. ''? '';' Gatineau Point Girl, 6, Hit, Hurt by Auto A six-year-old Gatlneeu Point girl suffered head in-! Juries when she was hit by car as she waa attempting to cross Greber Boulevard near Archambault Street In Gatineau Point Monday evening. Lme Morin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Morin. of 68 Couaineau Street m fair condition at Sacred Heart HospitaL " , ' She was hit shortly before 7 pa by a car driven by GOles YeUe. 27. of 64 Bellevue Street Gatineau. Constable J. P. Brunette, of Gatineau Point Police Is negation of all the things we have been taught to value. . . . 'Believing this, to ate this war la. Canada a war. to me the defeat of Britain Is the de feat of Canada. The defeat of France Is the defect of Canada. To me the death of every Brit ish. French or Polish soldier. sailor or- aviator In resisting Germsn force and violence at this time Is a life given in the MTvtce of Canada. . "We must make every effect to bring our whole capacity to hear In the struggle that la be fore s."V " ' ' ;J THE KENT LAMER BUILDING will toon provide Ottawa with unusually attractive accommodation suited to the requirements of business leaders. This, the largest office building yt planned In Ottawa will Include three floors of underground parking. Its advantageous location puts it within walking distance of all the mala government and business institutions. , Organisations who count themselves among todays business leaders will find the. fully air-conditioned Kent Laurter Building an cellent centra from which to conduct operations In Ottawa. . . . reserve cqw for occupancy ia Jury 1965 v Kent Street and Laurier Avenue H Rental Office: 731-5537 1 " - Rental range from S4-23 to S4.7S per sq ft CAMPEAU CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED - J' THE OTTAWA JOURNAL oilSSrS 'u Refuses to Stop Civil Rights Bid Enforcement WASHINGTON (AP) Justice Hugo L. Black of the U.S. Supreme Court Refused Monday to block enforcement of the public accommodations section of the w Civil Rights Act The Jurist turned down a re quest by aa Atlanta motel and a restaurant there lor an order staying effectiveness of a decision that the section is con stitutional. The two firms said in peti tion that they would be irreparably" injured if they were not granted a stay pending final ac tion by the Supreme Court of Appeals to be tiled later. . The decision upholding valid ity of the section was by a spe cial three-Judge federal tribunal in Atlanta. The cases rep sented the first tests under the new law..-, Over-Exposure Possibility Australian Talking Point MELBOURNE ' (CP) The possibility of some daring damsels trying me bare bosomed look oa Australian beaches next summer (November to March) and hints of so-called "topless" frocks are causing piquant speculation especially among But everybody's a little scep tical about the whole thing. New South Wales police have already announced that any woman appearing, in public with her bust exposed Is likely to be arrested. Officials In Victoria have dropped similar hints. N.S.W. Police Commissioner C. S. Jardine said police would first ask women to cover up. If they obeyed, . their ' names and addresses would be taken; H PRICE 1.49 te 6.49 ladles' Shorts ?S Vi PRICE M f 6-49 jadies Jamaica! f nS PRICE 1.49 to 6.49 UdW Pedal nimtl?-2 Vi PRICE ; 1.49 to 6.49 ladles' Slims .. M PRICE A9 fa 6jW ladies Skirts , Vi PRICE U9 fa 6.49 Toppers and Blouses tVJ V PRICE 1.98 to 5.49 J-Pc. Sett ?J2 Vi PRICE 199 to 9.99 ' atwsti itf disss. Amine am Surnmar Sport Jackatt'.U Vi PRICE 6.49 to 7.49 lathlna Suits Vi PRICE 6.49 to 9.99 TtrrycloTh Shifts TTS Vi PRICE 1.99 to 5.49 Attn ! mt eiSiM mS shtfls. Beat tap :.. . . Zim Vi PRICE .1.99 to $3 w-s.wa- -w s w a VTaUEBT FlsOOol w-s. Cotton SUps V tS Vi PRO f '. 99e awH-s sa lew stras. 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" - Wool Fabric Suits Vi PRKE . 149 to 39.99 eswaeweMa. al-aat eTTaUCT TVOO&f e Wa a- -a e ssa IMtsof . f Daytime Dresses : TS Vi PRKE 149 to 149 Spring Carts - "gy ViPRKE 9.99 to 1150 UrUfutws "Tja Vi PRKE 199 to 149 DowirsTAiaa rroaa Udtes Sandals-1 . . nats-Shoes 5 Vi PRKE . : 197 ' attstr 1 ulsra. stySsa. WMt. SwSiS ifcw yn. ladies' Whito v Drets Shoes . ItS ViPRKE 197 Siuu stataw stytM mmt bHk. ssm s as te la ska s's . . powNSTAwa aroas w .JWWISTMJIS VWU if not they might be arrested for offensive behavior. Sandra Nelson, a nightclub stripper in Sydney; wore a topless dress on a ferry "to test public reaction" and managed- to attract a certain amount of attention. But two women wore so- called "topless" frocks to fashionable Warwick Farm races without couch comment from anybody. The point was that the dresses hadn't much more than an ultra-daring neckline the bosom partly concealed by Mack lacey arrangements.. SELL FOR tl A few topless evening gowns and cocktail dresses have been sold, several for about S120. Others, - with necklines plung ing to the waist and revealing a goodly glimpse of bosom, are being mass produced for around S2S. But most women seem to have the r doubts about them, and the big fashion houses are - biding their time, reluctant to go in for the bare-chested look without -some assurance that' they'll be, able to dispose of the output. Most fashion-conscious people suggest the new took hasn't a chance, especially since those who enforce the law give the appearance of being fairly strict. . . j. . -' In Melbourne, beach offic als. leading hotels and dance balls have said they won't . allow over-exposure. "Women who can't wear the bare-topped fashion will make sure that those who can won't." said one. , SaleSfarfsVednesday 9a.ta. Continues All This IVeek White Quaniily Lasts! : (MBr 9 cMmiBL? Vtea7l - I - v LADIES' WEAR SAVINGS! ) j-1 MEN'S WEAR SAVINGS! 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