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- 4 fhe OWAWA, HERALP Thursday, April 16, 1959 Humphrey To Try To Test His Strength WASHINGTON' (AP)-Sen.* Hubert Humphrey (D-Minn) Is about to set out on a test run aimed at finding how he might fare in a race for the I960 Democratic pros identlal nomination. Humphrey, who will climax i six-state tour by speaking to the California Legislature, said he wants to tell the people what h binks on current Issues. "I also want to get on mor ntimate and friendly terms wit .he Democratic leaders of thcs states,*' he said. Humphrey will cover tcrritor already criss-crossed by Sen. Joh F, Kennedy (D-Mass). One of Humphrey's major o jectives is to have a long talk with ov. Edmund G. (Pat) Brown of California. Brown has indicated ie wants to be a favorite son. 'his would hove the effect of ruing the California primary out of munds for both Humphrey and Kennedy. Humphrey realizes that, to get anywhere in the nomination con- est, he must have some strong Western support. He probably will have to battle Kennedy in the Wisconsin primary as a prelude for what looks like a free-for-all in end to offset Kennedy's acknowledged hold on New England. Kennedy has support also in the South. Others frequently mentioned as potential Democratic candidates are Senators Stuart Symington of Missouri and Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas and Adlai PI Stevenson. Oregon. On his Western owing, which be gins Saturday with a speech In Minneapolis, the Minnesota aena tor will campaign also in Washington. Oregon, California. Utah and Wyoming. If he can stir up inter est in this area, the result would Irritating Banging Is Traced To Woodpeck er Taxes Too Much / BALDWIN PARK, Calif. (AP)Robert Wren, 50, a truck driver worked all night on his income tax return. Then he slashed his wrist temple and ankle with a brcac knife, police reported. His wife Wilma found him bleeding on his bod and summoned police. He was reported in serious condition at hospital. RYE, N. Y. (AP) -Ten days ago a staccato knocking and bang- ng awakened the Richard Spath lousehold at 5 a.m. "Good heavens," said Mrs. Spath, "whatever can that be?" "Must be the plumbing," said her husband. No, it wasn't the plumbing, said the plumber. Second day: same time, same noise. Spath called in a heating engineer. Not the heating, said the engineer. Third day: ditto time ant 1 racket. Gas man called in. No i defect, the man said. Fourth day: same old tim Vlaim tribulation. Spath donned a robe and hurried outside. There, fi h the dawning, he saw the culpn It: downy woodpecker hammt tring like mad on the television aer Sal. "Go home," "shoo!" and rock, and hand-clapping failed to sc er away the bird. Wednesday, Spath consulted th National Audubon Society, i Vc fsed the society: Turn the gaHen ose on him; or get a toy pop gun and frighten it; or get a fireworks permit and shoot some roman candles at it. Spath hag decided to use the hose treatment first. He'll probably get help from his wife and heir two youngsters, Greg, 6, and John, 3. That downy woodpecker isn't iust a mean old cuss, said the Audubon Society. He's merely using the TV antenna as a sort of sounding board to issue a spring love call. At any event, the spokesman! continued, the hammering won't go beyond the next few weeks or so. By that time, the bird either will have found a mate or will give up. And what's more important to the Spaths, it will go away. Elizabeth Taylor Recovers From Surgeiy HOLLYWOOD, Calif. <AP) — Elizabeth Taylor was recuperating today after having her tonsils .removed at Cedars of Lebanon Hos« pital. Singer Eddie Fisher, the actress 1 fiance, was at her side before and after surgery Wednesday. Then he flew back to Las Vegas, Nev., for a night club engagement and to protect his legal residence status under which he expects to get a Nevada divorce from Debbie Reynolds May 11. Miss Taylor was expected to remain in the hospital three or four days for treatment of a chronic throat infection. MIDGET PP/CCS BWNG YOU GIANT VALUES AT OUR Copr. Advertisers Exchange Inc. 1959 i^™ No prizes for just a few, but low, low prices with cash sav- IV ings everyday. Nowhere else in Ottawa, can you get low prices such as these everyday of every week. Hy-Klas 100% ALL BEEP Large Solid Heads CABBAGE CELERY HAMBURGER 3 Ea. ^ CARROTS \ RADISHES I Large Bag 10 BREAD lOc 16 Oz. Loaf V. Valu Lbs. OLEO $ 1 *—-•7, 2 Bags PICNIC HAMS Sliced BACON 3 "»NCHHam3»K Wieners 3">s BACON SQUARES Select PINTO BEANS •300 (Can IB. FRIENDLIEST STORE 'i TOWN PORK ROAST \ Select BLACK EYED 300 Can ELL-O Whole or Cut-up FRYERS 2 to 3 Lb. Avg. Lb. 33c Hy-Klas COFFEE All Grinds Lb. FOOD MART FREE PANCIM6, 117 N. MAI N OPEN WEEK DAYS 8AMio6PM SATURDAYS 8AM to 8'30 PM FRONT 8, BACK DOOR ENTRANCE & CHECK OUT BEEF STEAK | PORK STEAK I SLAB BACON Lbs. Lbs. tfiy-Klas ssss^^ S (DREAM '/ 2 Gal.