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WEDNESDAY, JIAHC1I M, 1945 1HATI1KV1LLE COURIER NEWS Former Senator Dies At Akron Services To Be Held For Charles Dick, 80, Successor To Hanna AKRON, Mar. 14. (UP)—Death came late yesterday afternoon to a former U. S. Senator, Charles Dick. Dick, who was 80 years old, succeeded tho late Mark Hnnnn In the Senate. Elected hy the Ohio General Assembly he served the long and short terms expiring in 1911. Previously, Dick had served us 1). S. congressman from 1898 to 1004. Dick was prominent in Republican politics, both locally and nationally. Prom 1897 to 1D05 he was a, member of the Republican National committee. The son of German immigrants, Dick began life as the son of the traditional poor but honest parents. Later lie became the protege of both Haiiiui and President McKinley. He was active in the Ohio National Guard and during Ihc Spanish-American War led the Eighth Regiment in Cuba as first, brigadier general, then, major general During his term In Congress he was author of ihe Dick militia law, under which stale troops were re- organised. Dick died unexpectedly at 5 o'clock yesterday at the home of a daughter. Mrs. Gershner, in Akron. He had just dropped by for a brief visit with her.' Another daughter Mrs. Evan Williams, also survives. Funeral services will be Friday at Ihc First Congregational Church. Resource-Use Fund of $6000 Crowc/ecfrS/eepers Serve Twice As Many Passengers Despite Many Hardships Of Wartime Railway Travel PAGE FIVE FAYETTEVIl,LE, Mar. 14 _ An appropriation o; 50,000 lias been made by the executive committee of the General Education Board In the University of Arkansas in support of the work of the Resource-Use Education committee of the Eoulh Central Region, which embraces the states of Arkansas, Louisiana. Texai and Okklahoma, it was revealed today. Tlie work of the Resource-Uso Education Committee is sponsored bv the University of Arkansas in close cooperation with school officials of the four states. Dr. Roy w Robert- of the University of Arkansas is chairman. The committee is engaged . in translating the large amount of technical material on the resources of the region into form suitable for use in the schools. Two regional work conferences, composed of representative classroom, teachers, school administrators and technical resource specialists .are planned during 1Q45 and 1940. ' The first conference is scheduled at the University of Arkansas June 18 to 29: Tins conference will be concerned with the preparation of leaching materials from the technical reports. The material prepared by this conference of workers will be utilized in a source ,book which will lj e UEn{ | j,y ( nc so | 100 i s ' of the region. Eight'persons:from By S. BIJKTON HEATH NKA Stuff Correspondent NEW YORK.—One of the most discussed difficulties in railroad :ravel during wartime Is the sleeper situation. Not only do vacationers and pleasure travelers have to delay winter vislU to Florida nnd Arl- scona, and summer trips to Maine and Michigan, but men home from the denting fronts and busy war executives .are forced to nmke long trips In day coaches because they can't' get berths and they can't •ait.:;,,.;, ,.,•,., Whcri..ww broke in 1939, the Pullman Company owned 0243 sleeping cars. By I ho; end of 1944 the Pullman Compariy had 8000 sleepers. The railroads have a negligible number of, sleepers of their own. In 1939 the . Pullman company handled 11,549,947 overnight passengers—all civilians. Without , allowance for cars undergoing repair or on standby service, that was an average for the year of 1850 passengers per car. Last year, on the same basis each of Ihe company's 8000 sleepers would have handled 3600 overnight passengers. But last year the basis was not the same. Organized troop, movements complicated it What actually happened last year was that, on the average, half of the sleepers were used lo transport uniformed contingents being moved under orders, and civilians had to share the remaining half with service men and women traveling individually or in what might te called "less than carload lols." ATC HAS 1200 CAHS Twelve hundred of Ihe sleepers were government-owned troop-carriers operated as part of the Pullman pool for the Army Transpor- ilion Corps. Tn addition, the arm:l services had first call, al any lament's notice, on every car iii xistence. lii'that half of the cars cvolcd lo organized troop movc- lents, the company handled almost ,400,000 soldiers, sailors and ma- ines, carrying each an average of bout. 1900 miles. In the other approximately .4000 ars the company handled " about 1.000.000 civilians and Individual ervice men (traveling on leave furlough, or muter orders alone r in small groups) and carried ach an average of about 000 miles. The business handled last year 11 the approximately 4000 cars used or civilian and individual service nan purpose was almost twice ns :reat as that done in 1939 with more ban 6200 cars. Plans arc already under way for radically ilirfm'iil Pullman cars to be Lulll i,fi fr (llc club ear-movie thriller |i»ssetiB»r comfort on Cologne Mayor i./ Following capture o£ Cologne, Germany, by U. S. First Army, Licut.-Col. John K. Patterson, above, of Riverside, Calif., was named to head military govcrn- mentjiiling [hat cily of 800,000. Millions Switch To Mutton Suet Idea For Chest Cold Aid Relieves Muscular Aches and Chesl Muscb Tightness Many mothers all over America are switching to this idea of gel- ting last relief for these ehest coh miseries. They aro simply following Grandma. For years she counted on mutton suet to help carry her home medication to do its pain-casing work on nerve ends in the skin No wonder so many more now welcome Grandma's ic'lca as improve! by science—Pcnelro, with its multi »l medicated formula in n base con * taining mutton suet—that acts both as counter-irritant and pain-reliev cr when you spread it on, and as a soothing aromatic when breatho< in. And so today Pcnctro hurries along newer help in the old reliable way—help that cases painful mis cry, lessens coughing, loosens phlegm, soothes chest rawness—so that you can rest more eomfortably and give nature a chance to restore vitality. Thai's why, millions are switching to Ponotro today—\vh> druggists are recommending it. 25c double supply 35c. For all your fam ily's chesl cold miseries, be sur you get white, easy-to-use Penetro. Wlich the Army decides to move division, or two or three, from \rizona, let's say, to an East Coast rart, it doesn't tell the world hi ad- •fmce. It doesn't even tell the Pull- nan company until the last mo- nenl. So the use of sleepers for ither troop or civilian transporta- ion no longer can be scheduled H in advance^Cars.niust'be allocated swiftly to "the areas .where hey will be needed," ' and spares spoiled around to care for sudden emergencies. • " At the height of the last Christmas rush, when civilian efforts to get berths were at a. peak, the Army suddenly called for 1879 :ars—almost- a fourth of the total >ool—to move some troops. These had to be" provided on short notice vhatevcr else might not-be done. Another reason why vou may get ,urned down : for, a berth, nnd then earn about, irjumeroiis. empties on the same trarn,: Is illustrated by an ncident;.last year when:a Chicago bubiness Milan* 1 arnp Tfils'^altorncy changed their minds about making trip east. They had reservations a crack train, but did not turn hem in before Ihe train left. Then they asked for a refund and were •cfuscd. They appealed to the In- war. Ciniiblned IriiKi. chit) cars. A major reason for the nmessB was the conversion of hundreds of snch luxury carriages Inlo coaches, Iroop sleepers nnd hospital curs. The Pullman company has nddct: some new equipment, notably 157 modern lightweight sleepers thai were in advanced singes of con- struction'when the war cnmo to this country. When Ihoso were competed, It wiis impossible lo .obtnlr any more'equipment with which to handle- tho enormously expanded loud that the war put on Pullmnn travel. Motorists Stop Suicide Attempt !y Young Woman •MlOMl'HIS, Mar. M <U1>) —Two inldenlillcd molorlsl.s nvo credited with preventing n young housewife's iltempt to commit, suicide by lea]i- .iil! from the ilnrntuiu bridge. 1'ollce miy the 20-year-old wife had climbed to the (op of the bridge railing iind was about t» Jump into the Mississippi. However, the two motorist.-, milled her buck from Ihc railing. The youni; wnninn told police she deckled to commit suicide after a wllh her husband. Armorel News Tile Hev. Harvey '!'. Kldd, pasloi of First Pix'sbylerlan chuvch li Blyllievllle, war; gue.sl speaker iv the rogulur nu'iHInfi of members n tho Annorel Parent, Teacher ASSIV elation held Friday nl the school. Theme of tho projjrum wns "Tin Next Cionerullou", and the Itev Mr. Xldd discussed "Youth' In h! talk. Dining the soclnl hour which fol lowed the program, refreshment were served by thu ho'stcsse.s, vvhi Included Mrs. L. Atkins. Mra. J, fa lietlstoek and Mrs. 1'nnkoy. Gerrmms ccrlnlnly must have liccn scraping the bottom of ^lie inniipowor barrel when they put tho Heinle above In iml- •form mxl sent him into action 'on the Western Front. Captured ,ln an nlr raid shcllcr nt Vorst. .Gcrirmny, he said he was- 01 • years old, hud been In the or my 1 - since lust '•lorida Crops Held Up I. By Shortage Of Cars J' ORLANDO, FJa, Mar. 14 (UP)— The iecrctary-manager'-pf ,lhe Jrowera and Shippers League of Hoi Ida soys tho shortage ol re- rlgerator cais has bccoinft acute,, v > John O'Rourko says out-or-state > shipments of Florida crops are be- ng curtailed because 'of ; - the' shortage. I And O'R&urkc scat no relief 1 in tight 'within the next, few days. Hi' says theic are almost no'relrlg-,' orator cars,In the state or en route —and gnly n small insufficient supply of ventilated,cars for move-"" nicnt of,i.ltruf> and'vegetables, , nl u Ktotl Courier News Want r 'A<ls. "A Better Place To fat" The New PALACE CAFE s, Chops, Seafood, Chicken. Vegetables cooked Just like liome." ' '' ' ' " " ' ' ' Troop mitvcmiMils have iirst call on 8,400,000 soldiers (raveled an average nC 10(10 miles last An estimated year. terslale Commerce Commission, nmiul has increased greatly, which upheld the wartime (ariil prohibition nguinsl refunds on tickets not cancelled a reasonable time before the train' Icnvns. 57 EMPTIES Investigation showed that on thai bne.traiivthat one. . night, will, thrp e. extra sleepers attached and a lon B ! -list of disappointed applicants, there were 51 empty berths and rooms because 57 thoughtless persons had changed their minds about traveling and had not turned in their tickets in time to permit resale. Parlor car seats have been tight for somewhat dillerent reasons. They are not used much for organized troop movements. Out de- sach slate are expected to attend. A similar conference for Negro educators, to be held at home'Ne- ro university or college in the re- ion, is planned for the summer of 104G. with the very heavy travel ot government officials and business men. ant simultaneously the number of parlor cars lias been cut drastically. In 1939 Pullman and the railroads together had 840 parlor c nnd COO',club cars. Last year th were only 453 parlor cars and GET AFTER With o Midlclna thai ulll Prtvj Itiill If yon suffer from rheumatic pali or muscular aches, buy C-2223 toda;, for real pain-rclioving help. OOc. $1 Caution: Use only as directed. Firs bottle purchase price, is rcfundei if you arc not satisfied. Get C-2223 Glass manufacturers use great quantities ol sponges for cleaning liot glass, since they are fireproof. Nevada has only one inhabitant per square mile, while Rhode Island has 074. 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