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PAGE SIX ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH MONDAY, APRIL 19, 1954 Editorial Sitta Glanros ¥»11 Story of Should Bo Another phase of the Grccnlea* kidnaping case Completed when a second St. I ouis police of- fkW teas found guilty of perjury, by a Federal grand jury at Kansas. The Greenlea« case will take its pl.icc in crime . history because of the brutal murder of the boy, » and the speed with which the kidnapers were arrested, tried and executed. AUo. it will he a con; tinuing mystery so long as the large part of thc| ransom money is missing. Stories told by the two St. Louis police officers to a St. Louis >;r.ind jury were the basis for their conviction on perjury charges. One day, the two officers were in trie lines. They had arrested the kidnapers while fcd- ?'.' eral, state and other city officers were searching. '". The arrest of the kidnapers was because of its simplicity—in the oldest polite tradition. A tip, an arrest. That was it. That day tlic two po- ' : lic-c officers were heroes. While a far more celc- :.. brated agency was applying the most modern ,; methods of crime detection, two cops made the '"•'; arrest. Here was one for the annaU of police work. -•' But it wasn't too many days before the heroes were under Suspicion, ucstions were asked about "* the ransom money. Answers were unsatisfactory. 7 Then the inquiry. Indictments followed, then the •% trial and jury verdicts of guilty. •» Some day the full story of the Grecnlcase ran "*';-. som may be told. It will be a fascinating talc. "i; i » » * * » ; Maybe the gals keep on their toes just to keep ahead of the heels. VA ' . Calhoiin's Beauty • To Be On Display ! Calhoun, the county of beauty, has set Apri 20 as the start of Apple Blossom Week. Two grc.n ','•' weeks arc marked in the Apple Kingdom—one in the spring when the trees are in bloom, the other ;'.. in the harvest season. Calhoun will be the Mecca of thousands of vis itors, seekers after beauty. And in Calhoun they will find beauty—the kind that only a bountcou nature can provide and that surpascs anything tha can be devised by the hands of man. On Calhoun's hills the trees will be in thei full glory—a delight to the eye. When one view the glories that arc Calhoun's he agrees with tin ' poet who said that a thing of beauty is a jo> forever. The trees dot the hillsides and the valleys, am their blossoms provide the lovely scene for nature' incomparable backdrop. Given a clear day, tlv blossoms are lined in their faultless beauty agains the blue of the sky. As far as the eye can see, thi vista of enchanting beauty spreads. Calhoun's fame has spread far. The quality o the Unknown Quantity In tinman fratnrc There have been many approaches to the problem of combatting the creeping poison of Communism in the United States, but we ran across one argument the other day seems unique. It was printed in a little booklet published by the National Research Btirc.iu, Inc., ,md written by Madelyn Sliep.ird Hyde of the I mmdation for Economic l-'duc.ition, Inc. The author pointed out that perhaps one of he best arguments against attempts to equalize he fruits of human labor under .1 collective society is the infinite variety of human nature. It should be obvious that each person's desires and aspirations defy measurement—in both quality and quantity— by any other person. And since it impossible to equate what cannot be measured, the collcctivist society must fail in this announced objective. It is possible, of course, to divide a pound of steak equally between two persons. That is a task requiring only a pound of steak, a scales anil a knife, and someone to do the dividing. It is also possible to decree that the two individuals shall have a certain number of leisure hours each day. But it is quite another matter to measure the relative value that the two persons will place on the steak and upon leisure, for one is certain to be more fond of steak or leisure than the other. What satisfies the soul of one person may have little or no appeal to another. Certainly not to the .same degree. Our forefathers sought to preserve the freedom of each individual to pursue, to the best of his ability, the satisfaction of his own particular set of desires—known only to himself. They had the wisdom to rcali/e that in designing a society in harmony with this variation in human wants they were working with, rather than against, a principle of nature. i> » » » » One third of all accidents occur in the kitchen, according to statistics. That may account for a lot of upset stomachs. !>»*** A Chicago poultry dealer was shipped a goose had no bill. We're betting the bill will come later. "Too bad the wolf didn't eat Little Red Riding Hood- would have been a swell television mystery!" New 'Wonder Drug' Combats Tired Feeling NEW Uy HAL BOYLE YORK A 1 —The medical its apples is unsurpassed, residents of the Kingdom will tell you. But the celebrated apple must share its fame with the blossom, that gives it life—ior the blossom, among nature's finest handiwork, brings the enchanting beauty that is Calhoun's. Thousands will go to the Kingdom during Apple Blossom Week—and their trip will be richly rewarded. Tor in Calhoun they will .see a beauty unmatched anywhere. Pearson'* Mcrry-Co-Round Split Shakedown Honors WASHINGTON—A quick look at the housing scandals under investigation today indicates that part occurred during Democratic administrations and part under the present Republican regime. As far as the big money goes, much more went to the big build- en under the Democrats, though it appears to have been legal. Chiseling under the Republicans was more petty, more widespread and just as mean. Here are the two kinds of graft that the building industry got away with under the two political parties: Democratic craft occurred from 1941 to 19M under section 608 of the housing act. This section provided for government insurance of private construction loans on ' apartment houses for rental. The loans were supposed to be guaranteed by the federal housing administration at the rate of 90 per cent, but what happened was that FHA officials sometimes okayed u markup of the loans to as high as 130 per cent of the building cost. In one case n builder got away with 150 per cent. For instance, a builder would get a $1,000,000 loan on an apartment house that would cost him only $800,000 to build. Then he would pocket the $200,000 as clear profit even before the ground was cleared. Furthermore, lie would report this profit us u capital uains and pay a tax of only Ii5 per cent. FHA now estimates that these profits amounted to about $100,000,000, but Internal Revenue puts them at nearer $500,000.000. Actually the govcrnmiMit hasn't lost any money on these deals, and losses will occur only if the banks making the loans are unable to collect them. Finally, In 1950, Congress stepped in and stopped this juicy but legal means of rolling up profits. It abolished section 008, <;op Republican graft, has taken the form of shakedowns under section 1 of I ho housing act which provides for government insurance on loans for home modernization and repairs. The FHA under Eisenhower Is responsible for this petty chisel- ing'whereby crooked contractors and salesmen overcharged and swindled homeowners. Though the FHA is supposed to check carefully on repair loans guaranteed by the government in order lo protect homeowners, many FHA officials looked in lh r> opposite direction, in one case, for instance, a homeowner was charged $ 1,000 for an asbestos siding and roofing installation, though it cost the dealer only $100 to do the job. The dealer and three of his salesmen split the profit. This modernization racket, lie- came so widespread that organ- l/ed groups of salesmen devoted their whole time to it. They traveled from city to city, persuading unsuspecting people to si^n contracts for the modernization and repair of their homes. Since the government guaranteed the loans, the homeowners thought they had lo take the figuro«,scl hv the salesmen no matter how Shell should have been the first prominent Catholic prelate to stand up and denounce Sen. McCarthy. For, 15 years ago, Hish- op Shell had also stood tip and denounced Folher Coughlin, who like McCarthy, was splitting tin United Stales on religious lines When Hishop Shell made tin anti-Coughlin speech, he was at lacked just as bitterly in sonic circles as he is today, and it probably lost him the arehbisli- .opric of Chicago. If you visit Hishop Shell in Chicago you will meet a Puerto lli- can secretary in one outer office and a Negro secret ary in another. For he has taken up the battle of those who suffer hardship as a result of the current profession has come up with inothor tremendous wonder drug. Don't yawn. This wonder drug Is •eally wonderful. It works mira cles. It gets rid of "that tired feeling" millions of sluggish Americans lomplain of. It makes you feel bet' er. H adds zest, pep and variety 0 your life. What do they call this vital mirn- •lo medicine? Well, frankly, it is called—Let's face It—"Exercise! 1 "I knew it. . .1 knew it," says the average man, settling hack grump ily into his easy chair. "Just n rick. Exercise is for children Hut I don't need it. Even the bought of exercise bores me.' But it Isn't o trick. A panel of 2<1 medical scientists .ere last week concluded that per 1 a p s 201 h century medicine swamped by new magic cures, hac jeen overlooking the value of oxer •ise in the prevention of some liscases and the treatment o others. Take coronary heart disease, for example. It and cancer are probably the two diseases the average man fears. Dr. Ernst Simonson of the University of Minnesota told Uie pundl of the "protective effect" of exercise against coronary heart disease. He said a study of 2,MO,000 British workers showed that those who did heavy work, such as mining and farming, had a far lower death rate from this ailment ban those who did jobs requiring it lie physical effort. The tensions build up In out white collar and light job workers 1'hey complain of being always ired. But they are really more nored than tired. II is the lack o Ike, Nixon and Dulles Should CompareNotes By .TAMRS MARI.OW WASHINGTON IP— White House Press Secretary James C. Hagerty, In an unusual preview, has explained what President Eisenhower will say in a New York speech Thursday night to the American Newspaper Publishers Assn. Hngerty told newsmen: "The President will say that misconceptions of the aims and aspirations of America as well ns those of other free nations, reported und circulated here and abroad, often cause needless misunderstandings and frictions between the governments and the peoples of the free world." . Some recent misunderstandings might have been avoided if members of Eisenhower's official family had (A) compared notes before they talked on the administration's foreign policy and B) talked in language clear enough to be unmistakable. Eisenhower himself, Dulles and Vice President Nixon in the past few months have made statements which caused confusion and required later clarification. Some of e statements even appeared con- atlictory. Nixon, in a nationwide TV and idio broadcast. March 13, talked . the administration's "new look" i meeting Communist aggression broad and said: "We decided we would not fall David Laivrence SoUdAllied Front Ready For Geneva WASHINGTON. April 19. — There is something inspiring about the resoluteness with which President Eisenhower has pro- Haimed anew America's fidelity to the principle of collective security as against the policy of isolated aloofness which prevailed two decades ago. For in this nge of the atomic bomb and the intercontinental bomber the old idea of the two- ocean defense with a strong navy has been superseded by the more realistic .concept that America's first lineflkf defense is in Europe fnr away from our shores. Whnt. the President hns just said in his momentous pronouncement is that the United Slates is committed to the defense of all of Free Europe, including Germany, and that those abroad who have had misgivings about the firmness of our view can dispel them now. The fact that Eisenhower Issued his statement just after the return of Secretary of State John Foster Dulles from conferences with the heads of the British and French governments means that in advance of the Geneva Conference an allied front of unmistakable solidarity is being presented. Dulles by his indefatigable labors and personal persuasiveness has brought to n dramatic climax n policy that didn't start with this trip but with many visits he has made to Europe in the last fifteen months. Nor is the skill of Dulles and his statesmanlike approach to 25 and 50 Years Ago April 19,1929 Members of Retail Merchants Association at their annual dinner were to hear reports of the retailers' organization and expansion of its collection and credit rating bureau. The organization had grown to 30 in membprship, and collections during the year totaled $40,000. Merger of Illinois Glass Co. and Owens-Bottle Co. into the Owens-Illinois Glass Co. became ef- April 19.190t the larftled world fully problems of revealed by the the high. Fourteen officials in the FHA Washington office are now under investigation for failing to stop this practice, with charges against two oxpectod to lead to criminal prosecution. CoiiKlilln-MeCurthy Critic It surprised no one who knew ).'," 1J him well that Hishop Bernard TOONEUVILLK FOLKS By Fontaine Fox HEY! DIG WOT PAP'S LAIP OUT I M FEP UP WITH THIS TEEN AGE SLANG ! You'PIG'WOT PAP w-'' - "v „._ _..«•! * •t& recession, and he finds that Puerto Rieans and Negroes arc first to feel the economic pinch. The Hishop is never able to resist a hardship case, and he is always broke. In the Bishop's inner office you will find a statue of the famed football player Knute Roekne almost alongside that of the Virgin Mary. Most people have forgotten that Bishop Sheil began life as a great athlete, once received a bid froi-i the Chicago White Sox, Thai was before he became chaplain of the C<x>k County jail, also belore he be^an his Golden Gloves contests on the sound theory that the way to reform boys who fought on the streets is to give them someplace to fight clean-oil the streets. Shell and Bishop Shell's denunciation ol Father Coughlin was what tipped the scales of Catholic public opinion against the radio priest. Prior lo that the Catholic hier- had rein,lined silent. But i Cardinal Mundelein of Chicago, a K'Viit friend of President Roosevelt's, finally decided that the time had come to speak out. and he prepared a radio address denouncing; CouKhlin. The nielli lielure be was to speak, however. Cardinal Mundelein died in hi* sleep, and next day Bishop Shed delivered the speech which be said the Cardinal would have made. • He was immediately critiei/od not only by the Qmghlinitos but by those who said hp had no right to speak for the Cardinal. How did he know, people asked, that the Cardinal /would not have (-banned his mind? And beeause he h;Vd. become a j controversial figure, Bishop j the cost to pride, and to seek real exercise, the bottled up reu energy that turns in frustration 'ind attacks their own minds, tha bores them into a feeling of wearj sickness. People tensed up from lack < physical exercise no for treatmen to a doctor, tensed up himself fo: the, same reason! Both patient am physician look for an answer in n new kind of magic pellet or pill Who can win on this fashionabl merry-go-round? "\Vomnn Wears Easter Hound for 3('nh Time WAUKEC.AN. III. .1' — Mr? Bernadine Boulia wore her Easte bonnet again in Sunday's Easte parade, 11 was the 3(ith time the sam bonnet had made its appearfuic on Easier Sunday. Mrs. Bouli said her father bought the hi years ago and her mother wore it every Easter Sunday. She said she began wearing the straw sailor hat on Easter Sundays vhen she was in high school. The linnet still is in fine condition. Telegraph Want Ads CLICK nto . . . traps. And so we adopted new plan rather than let Prayer for he Communists nibble us to death 11 over the world in little wars, ve would reply in the future primarily on our massive, mobile, re- aliatory power which we could use t our own discretion against the major sources of aggression at lines and places that we can hoose." On April 1G Nixon spoke to the American Society of Newspaper Editors and in answer to a question said: The United States might have o send troops into Indochina If he French quit fighting the Com- nunisl-led Vietminh there. This seemed to be saying the Jnitecl Slates might get involved n the very kind of little war which might "nibble us to death" against which Nixon cautioned a month Defore. On March 19, six days after Sixon's speech, Dulles was questioned three hours by the Senate's Foreign Relations Committee. Did this "instant" and "massive" retaliation mean atom - bombing China or Russia for a Communist attack anywhere? Not necessarily, Dulles said. He said he wanted to emphasize in his Jan. 12 talk not the word "instantly" so much as the word "capacity" to retaliate instantly. On March 29, in another speech, Dulles called for "united action" against communism in Southeast Asia. Then he dashed off last week to London and Paris to get promises of united action from the French and,British. They promised only to look into it. Meanwhile in March Eisenhower told a news conference this country would not get into a war unless Congress declared it. Dulles, In a news conference and a magazine article, said under some circumstances, such as an attack on American allies in Ku- Eisenhower could order a phrases of the statements themselves. What, is beginning to be realized here Is that the timing of certain statements and the cnreful preparation through discussions with the National Security Council and members of the ForciRn Relations Committees of both parties in Congress is all part of a master plan to prevent a third world war. It tells the potential aggressor explicitly what, to expect if he misconstrues our pacific attitude as weakness. What a different page in history might have been written if those of us who urged American entry into the League of Nations in the 1920's had been able to persuade the Republican administrations of those years to adopt a policy of announcing in advance America's prospective military cooperation with France and Britain. Also what a profound Impression on Hitler might have been made if President Roosevelt's so-called "quarantine speech" in Chicago in the 1930's, which so many of us supported, had been followed by as explicit n projection of American policy as President Eisenhower has just made. Maybe then the Second World War would never have happened. (Copyright, 1854, New York Herald-Tribune, Inc.) Questions Answers A' reader can get the answer to any question of (act by writing Tho Telegraph Information Bureau, 120(1 rYE ST., N W., Washington 5. D C Please enclose three (31 cents for return postage. Q. How much did the United States pay France for the territory included in the Louisiana fective on April 17 with ratification of all stockholders. Two men of the Illinois Glass Co. were elected officers. They were William E. and R. H. Levis to the board. William ¥".. Levis was elected vice president and general manager of the new company and R. H. Levis was elected a vice president. Frank G. Morfoot was elected assistant and treasurer; Harold Boechenstein, a vice president and feeneral sales manager: A. W. Sherwood, manager of purchases and all transportation. C. M. Marsh was named factory manager for the Alton plant. Although Alhambra had no candidates, a write- in election placed Fred Landolt in office as mayor with 38 votes, Charles Wetzel was re-elected as village clerk. Trustees elected were George Long, 132), Ben Hasting (32), Edward Speckman (31), William Diet* (2) and Edward Gaorlner (3). Delegates from Alton Evangelical Church to the Southern Evangelical Brotherhood conference In Edwardsvllle were Frank P. Bauer and J. W. Schmoeller. The Rev. 0. W. Heggemeier was on the program. Mrs. Ella Hays, widow of Henry Hays ant! many years an Upper Alton resident, was to be buried in Upper Alton Cemetery. She was a member of the well-known Bnrtlett family in an area which is now a part of Worden. On the first day $5,160 was collected for the YWCA fund in 356 calls. Nurses of St. Joseph's turned in a fine per formance in their play, "Turning the Trick," in which Clement J. Noll and Helen Davis played lead roles; Helen Self, Patricia Roberts, Ernes Wolf, Peter Schwcgel, Harry Saville, Nick Schwegcl, Mary Ellen Carroll and George Cool- had supporting roles. Proceeds went to St. Jos cph's Hospital. Oren Shearburn had acquired a 190S Stude baker from Charley Ferguson of East Alton, fo the sum of $25. Miss Annie Kestner of Vandalia Roar] communicated with the police after receiving a letter signed "The Gang." in which she was warned that her fiance. Hugh C. Moore, a railroad telegraph operator, was slated to he killed. Moore recently had been almost fatally beaten when •aylaid by a group of men nt Chillicothe, Mo., nd since then hfid been in a hospital. According o the warning letter, Moore was beaten because e had frustrated a planned train robbery. With he letter was a notebook taken from Moore which ontnined her name and address, and this caused ler to believe the warning was authentic. Police ent word to officials at Chillicothe and other near owns. » Republicans of the 47th senatorial district, by action at a meeting in Highland, nominated Wiliam Montgomery of Mom and Cicero J. Lindley of Greenville as candidates to the House of Rep- •esentntives. Births of the weekend included a son to Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Thompson, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Spael. and twin children to Mr. and Mrs. I/)uis F. Pfeffpr. Miss Josephine Megowen and Archie Kort<amp were united in marriage in Upper Alton. William Clayton met injury when his bicycle crumpled against a telephone pole. Alton Blues had won their first game of the season by an 8 to 3 score over East St. Louis Nationals. The Stubble Club defeated the Middletown team 12 to S. Bund and Bitzer composed the battery for the Stubbles, and Blair and Harris for the Middlelowners. Special riles marked the 48th anniversary ot the dedication of the Cathedral, and the W.C.U. and parish societies received communion In • body. Mrs. Mary Kapphnn, 80, had died unexpectedly of a heart ailment at the'home of her daughter, Mrs. Jacob Young of 704 Vandalia Road. Will Schroer, a lead plant employe, incurred a broken collarbone and n shoulder dislocation when a pole broke and struck him while a slag pot was being moved with block and tackle. Robert Crawford and Fred Schiess were attending a shoot in Litchfield. Mrs. E. Gossrau was called to Chicago to attend her mother, Mrs. Linkogle, who was critically ill. Louis Pelol. formerly in the lc« business, moved to the Hess farm four miles northeast of Upper Alton. Victor Riesel Says l«-Year-«l«l News Purchase?A. The $11,250,000 J.S.O. United States paid in money, and as- Give us courage, O God, to admit when we've been wrong to make restoration no matter what sumed certain claims. These claims, together with interest, brought the total cost to $27,267.622. In 1934, when French gold was moved to the United States to take advantage of the price boost from $20.67 to $35 an ounce, some of the gold sent over was in the original packages used by the Jefferson administration to pay for the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. Q. Is judo the same as jiu- jitsu? Who originated this form of wrestling?— N.C.S. A. Judo Is basically the same as jiujitsu. It was developed from the older sport by a Japanese named Kano. who made certain changes in the method of winning contests. This ancient mode of self-defense is said to have been developed by the unarmed monks of old China as a protection against armed robbers. HOT ROD: Q. In races between hot rods, what is the usual length of the drag strip? J. G. H. A. These short straightaways, now appearing in various parts of Even the innermost details of the Soviet's efforts to steal our atomic bomb data have been known for well over 10 years. And for more than a decade we have known the names of two men — now walking freely ybout the U.S. — who directed most of the infiltration of our radiation labs and California's scientific circles. These were the men, working under specific orders of the Soviet secret police, who attempted to penetrate not only the activities and experimentation, but the deepest thoughts of Dr. Robert Oppert heimer. So familiar wtfre informed circles, the FBI, the Counter Intelligence Corps and virtually every other security agency with the activities of at: least one of these men, that all persons with whom he even remotely came in contact were shadowed. One of those shadowed, therefore, was Dr. Oppenheimor. What that shadowing proved—if anything—we will know when the Atomic Energy Commission's special panel hands down its decision on the famous scientist. But to me, for the moment, the story is not in Dr. Oppenheimer It is in the two men now living obscurely and freely—even lee luring—in our big cities. One is a Soviet agent and an American Communist Party leader generally known as Steve Nelson, alias Stephen Mesarosh alias Joe Fleischinger, alia: Louis Evans and recognized in Soviet espionage circles unde the code name of "Hugo." The oilier man is Earl Brow der, former head of the Commu nist Party, U.S.A. Evidence of this is in the rec ords of Congress. These record show that on April 10, 1943, Stev Nelson, graduate of Lenin Un: versity's school of sabotage an espionage, had as hid house gues in Oakland, Calif., a high officia of the Soviet secrel police. Thi NKVD man was one of thos shadowy operativesv whom th Russians sent into the U.S. to d Alton Evening Telegraph Published by Alton Telegraph Printing Company P. B. COUSLEY. Publisher and Editor. Published Dally. Subscription Prlc« 30 cents weekly by carrier; by mall $10.00 a year within 100 miles; $14.00 beyond 100 miles. Mall subscription not accepted In in lowns where carrier delivery li available. Entered a* second-clnss matter at th« post oltice at Alton. III. Act ol Congress, March 3, 1879. MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. The Associated Press 1s exclusively entitled to the use for publication of all news dispatches credited to It or not otherwise credited to thli paper and to the local newt published herein. Local Advertising Rates and contract information on application at the Telegraph business office, 111 East Broadway. Alton. 111. National Advertising Representative, W e « t- Holiday Co.. New York. Chicago. Detroit. ect espionage and to discipline members of its undercover appa- atus. His name was, and is, assili Mikhailovich Zubilin. lode name was "Cooper." In toscow he was known as Peter" to Americans being tor- ured in one fashion or another. At that session in Steve Nelon's house, Nelson informed lubilin that a special courier had rought him specific instructions rom New York, the records how. The directive had moved him (Nelson) into work for the Soviet espionage apparatus, Nel- 5 on told Zubilin. According to the Congregational documents, "Nelson explained hat Earl Browder, then head of the Communist Party, U.S.A., vas fully aware that he, Nelson, vas engaged in secret work for he Soviets." | ] y j n Berkeley, Calif. This was These records also reveal that , tne ccni contro i led bv Steve Ne ,_ Nelson outlined completely for lubilin the "character and personalities of the various individuals engaged in activities for the Communist apparatus on the West Coast." These records do not indicate that Dr. Oppenheimer was in Nelson's ring, nor that Nelson had succeeded in worming his way into Oppenheimer's confidence. Other records state flatly that Nelson failed to get anything from Oppenheimer. But again I.say, the real story in the heart of our defense production network. For example, during 1943, a group of scientists met regular- son and a fancy little dancer who'll make the news soon enough, which the Communists used to penetrate the atomic research circles there. Government records state that this group called itself a section of the Federation of Architects, Engineers, Chemists and Technicians. This was a pro-Communist union led by a friend of Steve Nelson's. The slory. it therefore seems to liesTn the detailed knowledge of me ' is in . lhe searching of the Nelson and Browder—and their current freedom to operate freely and even propagandize as they see fit. At that meeting in Nelson's house, Nelson suggested that the Soviet secret police "choose in each important city or state where espionage activities might be necessary, a trustworthy contact and allow that person to handle direct contact with the Communist members to be given special assignments," government records reveal. It is generally believed that this was done. It is also believed that many of these contacts were in the 10 independent Communist controlled unions now operating heirs of this apparatus. Or do we need wait another decade to prove we're right? We may not have another decade if this crowd's still operating. What do you say, Mr. Browder? (Copyright, 1954. Post Hall Syndicate. Inc.) Man Has Jill-Year Job Stephen Webb will have to live lo be 227 to pay off the $1,395 debt he owes his wife, under a court maintenance order issued in Nottingham, England. Magistrates accepted his offer of one shilling (14 cents) a week to clear the arrears. Webb, a 36-year-old unemployed road- sweeper, was told to start his payments at once. MIRROR OF YOUR MIND the al>e usual 'y less counterattack without waiting for « milo ... in lc "8 th Congress. At another news , ....... ..... March 17 Eisenhower tried to ex- M>ceds are attained which come Plain what he meant the first time dose to those o£ expensive racing J competition among hot rods Is conference' : 'ii ains t thl> ''l.x-k, and sometimes Sheil was passed over in favor of Bishop Stritrh, how Cardinal Siritch. when it came to appointing a new archbishop fur Chicago. Bishop Sheil today'is sirk und ailing. Twice this winter he suf- j fered from pneumonia'. Now over I 71). he bus been u bishop lor 25 I years, longer than!...uny other 1 bishop in this couniry. .But re- g.irdless of his health-, his spirits j are high und he has not lost the courage to keep fighting for the rights of men. .. ' (Copyrlyut, lim, Bell S>u'difaic, inc.) I rom thee the way to do it. Let not the word or conduct of an- control us or entieo us to words and actions we'll regret. Keep us remembering to find and clean out the rotten places in our lives, so that we shall not have to admit our wrongdoing so often; in (he name of Christ. Amen. --James \V. Kennedy. Lexington. Ky., rector, Christ Episcopal Church. (Copyright. 1834 by the Division of Christian Education, National Council of thi Church** 9! Chrlut lu the by saying that if this country was attacked he wouldn't have to wuit for Congress. Ule Hug New Co-ops''* With attractive native girls in charge, new cooperative retail stores have just been opened in the New Britain towns of Matu- pit and Vunumbau, near Rubaul, New Guinea. The stores carry u wide range of goods, attractively arranged and priced, The girls were carefully trained by the newly-formed New Britain Societies' Association which has started 19 new "Co-ops." The stores were packed on opening day. First day's sale at Vypum- bau aggregated $2,800. By JOSEPH WHITNEY mined during your first few years of life, but that does not mean that your attitude cannot be modified. A realistic comparison of your vjrtues and abilities with those of other average human beings, plus a lift of your past worries that never materialized, should help you face the future optimistically. car records. CORN: Q. How long has corn existed on earth? Where did the plant originate? 0. R. J. A. The origin ol corn has puzzled scientists for over a century. The oldest and most primitive corn cobs ever found are estimated to date from 3,000 to'3,900 B.C. They were discovered in Bat Cave, N. Mex., and are scarcely larger than a 1-cent piece. Harvard University botanists recently announced that the finding of fos- sili/.ed corn pollen 60,000 years old, beneath Mexico City in 1953, has definitely established that corn originated in the Western Hemisphere. What IK "deptTBoaalizatloa'.' Answer: This relatively new term that has found its way into psychological nomenclature describes the individual in a more or less pathological state in which he loses his sense of reality in himself rjn its larger meaning it is feeling apart from the real world, whose problems are considered so overwhelming that the individual loses his sense of Can you develop optimism? Aiwwen Yes, although opti< Do artists try to escape reality? Answer: Some do, but they are probably the exceptions. Most artists try to express reality as they see it, and do their best work when in close touch with people and events. Those who withdraw from reality and live in a world of fantasy are usually individuals whose aggressive instincts have been beaten down. Having no will to fight back, belonging; he feels useless and nu'sm usually develops from a they retreat to a situation which inept and so isolates himself life that has been relatively free they cannot control. If they re- emotionally from the world's ac- from unpleasant obstacles, tain enough of their initiative, tivities and usually from human Whether you are an optimist or they often accomplish work of contacts. a pessimist, was largely deter- real value, (Copyright. 1854, |Unf FMturct Byn<jie»U. Inc.)

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