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FOUR Evening & Sunday Times The Timid Soul Cv«i7 Afternoon (except Sunday i ana Sunday Mora mi PublUhed bj The Times and Allcginiao Company. 7-» South Mechanic SUtal. Cumberland Md- Bnterea u second el&u m*ll matter at Cumbirluid. Maryland under tne »ct o< Mticb 3. 1818 Member ol th« Audit Bureau o{ Circulation __ Member of The Auoclated Pres» Telepnone 4800 Weekly subscription rate oj Carriers: One week Eve. only 30c; Evening Tlaai per topj. 6c; Ev« & 8ua. Timei. 4Uc per week; Sunday Times only. Ids per copj. The Evening Times and Bundav Time* auume no financial responsibility for typographical errors In advertue- menta but will reprint tbat part of an advertisement 13 which the typographical error occura. Errors muit be reported at once. Monday Afternoon, February 18, 1952 OUR COUNTRY The union at hearti, (fie union ei handi and the Flag of out Union forever. — Morris Russia's Chance Dims YOU HEAR A LOT these days about the victories that Soviet Russia has won since the war. Allied victories, because they are defensive, attract less attention. The small sputtering-out of Communist led strikes in Italy and France last week serve, however, to remind of the vast progress made by the free countries, too. When you actually boil it down, Communism has won only one major victory. In China. Elsewhere she has merely consolidated a sphere which was virtually handed her on a silver platter at Yalta because allied officials had not yet realized how cynically circumventing the Kremlin could be. THE WAR WAS hardly over when Russia tried to take over Iran. The free nations stood up against her, and she was forced to retire from that position. Czechoslovakia was a borderline case in which the fumbling Allies up up rlo real resistance. The Czechs had signed their own death warrant during the war with a treaty of cooperation, without realizing that their part of cooperation would be to lie down and be eaten. Communism was in a fair way to take over internally in France and Italy. America went to their aid financially, and in Italy helped pull about the only really good job of shifty politics the U. S. has ever staged abroad. In those days the Communists could just about close down France and Italy at will. Now they represent merely a lunatic fringe. Russia mapped out a careful campaign to win Greece by a war which could not be traced directly to the Kremlin. It failed in the face of American aid and the defection from the Moscow ranks of Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia, who found both his bread and his pride curbed by his original sponsors. Russia made some passes at Turkey, but the Turks stood firm, with the backing of Allied power, and the Kremlin backed down again. The great Russian propaganda machine kept at it busily, but imperialist Communism has lost ground steadily, being completely without successes except where its desires could be enforced by armies. There have been no ideological victories for the Kremlin. And finally the armies were checked, too. Two American battalions and a few airplanes set the stage for real resistance in Korea, and South Korea has not fallen. FINLAND WAS caught in an exposed position and nearly went by the boards. But Russia had set the stage in Czechoslovakia for her greatest disaster — the organization of the West for defense. She chose not to multiply the mistake in Finland. She tried to choke the Allies out of Berlin, and fought them for hegemony in Western Germany. She met a solid and unyielding wall of resistance. Russia created her own enemies out of nations who at war's end were eager to cooperate with her for her own and the world's advantage. By her very actions she molded them into a ring of steel encirclement, the very thing she had always feared the most. There is less chance that Russia can take over the world now than at any time since she decided to try it. Progress In Congress DOES CONGRESS want efficient government or does it not? A test may come through the proposal of the Florida delegation to the House of Representatives for the adoption of electrical balloting. The present system of calling the roll of 435 members wastes ten per cent of that body's time, say the Florldians. Twenty-two states have adopted the electrical system of voting in their legislatures, an'd find it highly satisfactory. More than inertia may be found in the opposition to this change. The suspicion has often been expressed that some legislative leaders want to stave off laws with which they are not in sympathy. The more time is wasted, the less is left for proposals which they disapprove. If they can stall things along until near the end of the session, then they can often argue successfully that time is lacking for the consideration of important'new laws. On the other hand, our lawmaking bodies were elected to work, not to fiddle around in inconsequential activities. Electric voting would help the House to get more work done, a result which is greatly to be wished. EVENING TIMES. CUMBERLAND. MD., MONDAY, FEBRUARY IS, 1952 By w. T. WEBSTER Whitney Bolton Looking Sideways Phone 4600 for a WANT AD Taker IT SHOULD 6£ FAIRLY SAFE A/OW, IF i CXDM'T To SPEMP TEN MINUTES HOUSE. I'D FEEL BETTER THOUGH, IF / COULD USE AU ELECTRIC . MILQUETOAST" HAS Two GALLONS OF ANTl'FKee^e /N ANY TIME a lady with brains and background decides to put down her cotillion card and do something intelligently constructive about the region in which she lives, then I want to know about it and to know her. When her efforts pull the native craftsmen of the region out of the ruts of old thinking and direct their talents into fresh accomplishments, then she is a woman everyone ought to know. The one I mean today is Lucy Herndon Crockett of Wilderness Road at Seven Mile Ford, Virginia. Miss Crockett is a power. Seven Mile Ford is on the old pioneer trail, where the wagons gathered into groups for the jump- off into the then wilderness which lay beyond the Cumberland Gap. It was then — and is now — a hospitable region, a self-inclusive region, with roadside taverns, with warm fire and hot potions to prepare the traveler for the irksome ride to the West. It has known bearded Union raiders and tragedies and merry-making. Thomas L. Stokes Taft Employs Truman Methods In Campaign WASHINGTON — Senator Taft owes something to President Truman in the headway he is making in his campaign for the Republican nomination. That statement naturally requires some explanation. Three months ago, when the Ohio Senator formally announced his candidacy for the Republican Presidential nomination, it was pointed out here that his strategy would be to imitate the Truman "whistle stop" technique; that is, go everywhere possible in the country and present his case to the people. The Taft tacticians were convinced of the value of this sort of enlarged traveling salesman's role by .the Senator's triumphant reelection in Ohio in which he had, figuratively, made a door-to-door canvass of his own state over a period of months. element in any election. In fact, General Eisenhower rates much higher now among "independents" than in a Gallup survey made last December—42 percent as compared with 32 then. He is far and away ahead of any other Republican candidate. several thousand miles away across the ocean and, as a matter of fact, they have found that some people still are not convinced that the general actually is a candidate for the nomination. EVEN BEFORE his formal announcement in November, the Senator was speaking hither and yonder. Since then he has been on the go continually. In fact he has made more speeches, seen more people, covered more territory, and faced more stringy, dry breast of chicken and moulting peas than any other candidate for a Presidential nomination in our history. It has been really a prodigious effort, such as few men of his age in our public life could endure. Apparently it has paid off. Now, for the first lime, the Gallup poll shows him neck and neck among Republicans. His chief rival is General Eisenhower, who previously had overshadowed the Senator. The general, however, still is far ahead with the so-called "independent" vote, a very important TO SOME degree, at least, Senator Taft's vigorous personal campaign through the byways and hedges must be a factor in his rise in popularity among Republicans. In every way—in distance traveled, in people who have seen and heard him, in the forthrightness of his speeches — the Ohio Senator has more than duplicated the Truman "whistle stop" performance of 1948. The latter, as some may have forgotten, really began even before the national convention in a sort of trial run, or tryout, in a transcontinental tour in June, 1948. when the President first began to show his stuff from the back platform. As for Senator Taft, his boost in popularity among Republicans would reflect itself in the nominating convention in July, which is composed of Republicans and largely organization Republicans. But, to win 'an election, any Republican these days must break well into the "independent" vote, and that is where the Eisenhower managers put most emphasis. So the poll had some grains of comfort for them, too. It must be said, however, that the latter have been getting worried lately about the apparent headway Senator Taft is making, which the Gallup poll indicated. For their first job is to nominate the general, and there the July convention is decisive. They realize the handicap they face in having a candidate who is MEANWHILE, the field not only is left to Senator Taft, but to his philosophy on foreign policy, which supporters of .General Eisenhower think would be suicidal for the party, and which could be combat- ted within the party most effectively by the general, himself. So pressure is mounting to get the general back home to rally the element of the party that is so afraid of the Taft philosophy, both for the party and for the nation. No assurances, however, have come from the general. For Senator Taft's rise in favor among Republicans as their candidate. President Truman undoubtedly has been an influence in another way, too. This is that Senator Taft has been set off as the contrast, the antithesis, of President Truman and his Administration, both by the President and by the Senator's own promoters. The latter argue, therefore, that he is the logical candidate, and the only candidate, to draw the issue with the Truman Administration whether the President, himself, or somebody else is the candidate of the Democrats. Senator Taft is, in short, "Mr. Republican." This obviously has had an effect in closing Republican ranks about him. Some astute Republican leaders. Including Governor Earl Warren of California, do not believe Republicans can win an election by turning their backs on social and economic progress, but the party may have to find out the hard way— that is, by losing another election. lUnlttid Feature Syndicate) Bob Thomas Poodle Hair Cut? Not For All, Says Expert HOLLYWOOD — About this matter of poodle haircuts, Beauty Expert Buddy Westmore declares: "If you follow the mass, you may end up a mess." Genial Buddy is makeup chief at Universal-International studios and member of the famed family ot beauticians. As co-owner of a leading beauty salon in Hollywood, he likes to see such fads as the poodle haircut come along. But as a man whose job is to make women beautiful, he warned against faddism. "Except for the business it brings in, I hate to see fads like the poodle." he remarked. "The women RO wild and adopt the fad, whether or not it Is suited to their appearance and personality. There's nothing wrong with the poodle, nor is it especially new. But it is suitable for only 20 per cent of the women. try it. Those without naturally curly hair would find the poodle expensive. To look well-groomed, they would have to get permanents whenever the hair grew out. "But for women with naturally curly hair, it, is a good, lazy way to keep their hair. It requires little care for them." Westmore remarked t.hat several movie and television stars have tried the poodle and found it was a failure for them. Faye Emerson Is one of these. Perhaps Hollywood's most noted convert was Elizabeth Taylor. But. he added that the poodle neither added nor detracted from her appearance. "I don't think there's anything you could do that would make Liz seem less beautiful," he remarked. "You could shave her head and paint it. black, and she'd still look sensational." TVEyesPoliticos TOP OFFICIALS in both major political parties are promising that thi.s year's national conventions will be different. No long demonstrations and parades, no endless nominating and seconding speeches. All this, of course, out of respect for the vast television audiences which this year will have a chance to view the proceedings. The politicians are convinced they won't be able to hold the viewers' interest if they don't streamline the show and keep it moving along at a snappy pace. They are undoubtedly right about this. But what disturbs us is the philosophy which underlies this impending change in the age-old convention pattern. Simply expressed, it seems t.o be: It's all right to bore a convention delegate, who is trapped in the hall and can't get away. It's even all right to batter the ears of a radio listener, who hears so much anyway that he'll probably forget any particular annoyance. But it isn't all right to bore a TV viewer. For what a man sees he may remember, even unto November, when lie marches into the polling booth. "THE POODLE is for women with oval-shaped faces and well- formed heads. If a tall woman with a long face wore a poodle, she would look ridiculous. "Also, it takes a certain kind of hair to adapt to a poodle. Women with heavy, silky hair shouldn't WESTMORE rapped the fashion magazines, which he said were loading American women astray. He said the mags foisted weird styles on the gals, who blindly follow them. "A woman is never going t.o be admired by men if she grabs onto every fad that comes along," he explained. "There i.s no substitute for good taste. She should find out what suits her best and stick to it, accepting new deve'opir.cnts only if they are suitable to her .style. "The best example of this in Hollywood is Claudettc Colbert. She realized many years ago that the short haircut, wa.s best suited to her face. So she has stuck to it for 20 years. "The chance of fashion has reached such an extent that it's impossible for a woman to build up a lasting wardrobe. She used to be able to collect clothes that would last four years or more. But now she ha.s to clean out her closets every year or so. "That's senseless, not to mention expensive lor the guy who pays the bills. I think women ought to put, a stop to it." History From The Times Files TEN YEARS AGO February 18. 1942 Albert Pay.son Terhime, who won international fame from his books about dogs, died at his home in Pompton Lakes. N. J. Cumberland Junior Association of Commerce formulates plans for a publicity campaign to familiarize public with referendum to be voted on at impending municipal election, on extending terms and increasing salaries of municipal officers. Resulting; from a personal letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt fnvm the late Mrs. Albert A. Doub. the government donated trees and shrubs to the garden group of the Women's Civic Club. Deputy U. S. Marshall James Holmes "lands his man'' at the conclusion of a funeral service. THIRTY YEARS AGO February 18, lf>22 Five mines of the Davis Coa! and Coke Company resume operations. Snow plows called into service in the Grantsvillc area. Temperature skids here; Buyard, W. Va., report.- 13 deircps below. TWENTY YEARS AGO February 18. 1932 Japs issue ultimatum to China and proclaim establishment of Man- chuiian-Mongolian state. FORTY YEARS AGO February 18, 1912 Ducks on the Potomac River below the city, attract the attention of hunter.'. Funeral of George Rolf, of Mt. Savaae. John Brant. Bedford Street, celebrates 87th birthday. THROUGH IT all ran a skein of endeavor. Miss Crockett, daughter of the late Colonel Gary I. Crockett, TJ. S. Army Retired, lives in the thick-walled, sprawling old Preston place, a brick haven of hospitality back as far as 1842. Colonel Crockett acquired the property in 1942, when a century had seen a flow of humanity leave its mark on the lovely house. Union General Stoneman had stabled horses in its dining room and his soldiers had butchered fresh meat on mahogany tables which still show the scars of the cleavers. It is a house with memories and with ghosts. Murders have been done nearby, men have died violently within the shadow of its walls. And men have lived gallantly within those same shadows. to an American Army unit. She has been in the Solomons, in Hawaii, where she was born, in New Caledonia and, indeed, in most of the Far East. But her travels and her books ave only part of her work. She has taken the skills of the Southern Mountain people and directed them toward saleable designs. Her quilts and rugs are not the kind of awful flummery you see festooned on rope display-lines along Southern roads. She has seen to it that new designs, designs at home on the smartest estates, issue from the looms and the quilting frames. She has taken diabolic, tortured shapes in driftwood and made lamps of them. She has had round, billowing, quilted skirts made from the old quilting patterns, the traditional ones, but will make up individual skirts to a person's own quilting notions. Only recently, a man came to her with a box of old waterworks. He thought it would be interesting to make earrings of them. She thought so too, helped him—and this summer, wherever society gathers, you will see watchwork earrings, a new fashion. "SOMETHING To Live For" 15 another tasteful job from the talents of Geor;e Stevens. While not a.s impressive a. 6 , last :-ca.son's "A Place In The Sun." it is still many cuts above the general line of movie .«tory-tcllinc. Stevens uses the camera masterfully and concentrates on th" human values. The story concerns a Broadway actress who drinks herself out of a career. A delegate from Alcoholics Anonymous to save her and she get.s involved wtih him, a married man. As the perplexed heroine. Joan Fontaine gives one of her best performances. Ray Milland ha.s his role sine? "Tne Last Weekend," from which he appears 10 have graduated to A. A. AND NOW Miss Crockett has put a shop alongside of it, and from that shop issue native crafts, tilings of her own designing, the children's books she writes and illustrates, books about children in the Philippines, about an Army mule and about Japan. Her newest, "Pong Choolie You Rascal!", is about a Korean boy who attaches himself .HER OWN personal skill is decoupage. It was an old French art and she has restored it in her area. Everything from trays to tables can be decorated this way. She was in New' York recently, and we talked. "I' am looking for a lush outlet for some of this work, none of which is 'tourist' merchandise," she said. "I think I should have a show of it in New York. It is startling and beautiful. The local crafts are fascinating but sometimes there is a lag between manual ability and creative ability. "We have come a long way toward finding more marketable designs. Only recently I placed a large rug in Denver, solid white with green ivy around its borders. The craftsmen are enthusiastic about the success of their work and from our region I think important Americana is coming. Regional work in America can be magnificent." Miss Crockett of Virginia is correct. It can be magnificent. When taste and ardor properly direct it. (McNaught Syndicate. Inc.) Marquis Childs Hear Washington Calling SPRINGFIELD, 111.—To the requests that have showered down on him to speak here, there and everywhere around the country Governor Adlai Stevenson is replying with a polite "no." Ever since it became apparent that the elements of his career fit into the pattern of a Presidential candidate, these requests have multiplied and multiplied again. So has his correspondence and so have the visitors from afar. Stevenson has come to one pretty firm decision—he will not seek the Democratic nomination for President. Of the many reasons for this decision, NO. 1 is that he has announced he will run for re-election as Governor of Illinois and at this stage that is just what he means to do. Even if the Presidency could be handed to him on a silver platter, he can give honest reasons why he might prefer to remain heve rather than BO to Washington. One is the [act that the governmental reforms he launched are still only In the beginning phase, and if he were to lea-ve everything achieved thus far with so much effort might be lost. since have stepped into the Chicago mess, with state police to clean up gambling and other evils. He did use state troopers to wipe out the cigarette racket, refusing to trust the arrests to the Chicago police. EQUALLY important, is his appreciation of the tremendous task he would face In the impossible office of the Presidency in a time of crisis. Among some people the quaint notion prevails that the very fact of this reluctance—and it is shared by General Dwlght D. Eisenhower—disqualifies a man for office. But. purely, any man possessed of a little imagination and just a pinch of humility would hesitate about embracing the that will fall on the President whoever he may be in the coming four years. A personal reason for hesitation is the fact that Stevenson has three sons ranging up to 21 years and he knows how harmful the fierce light of publicity beating on the White House can be. Moreover, he was divorced two years ago by hi.s wife because, disapproving of his career in politics, she did not. like official life. As a consequence, the Governor leads a lonely existence, made up chiefly of work and more and more work in t.hc bic formal Executive Mansion. THIS, OF course, would be the moment for some spectacular gesture such as the appointment, of a statewide crime commission with a, big name as chairman. But knowing the roots of crime and what it feeds on, Stevenson is too realistic, too honest, for such gestures. He will run for President if the circumstances make it Inevitable, and it sometimes seems that, a!) the forces are moving in that direction. Participating with scholars and historians in a discussion marking the inauguration of publication of everything Lincoln ever wrote, Stevenson quoted the Great Emancipator as saying at the end of the Lincoln-Douglas debate: "Ambition has been ascribed to me. God knows how sincerely I prayed from the first that this field of ambition might not be opened. I claim no insensibility to political honors; but today, could the Missouri restriction Con slavery) bo restored, and the whole slavery question replaced on the old ground of 'toleration' by necessity where it exists, with unyielding hostility to the spread of it, on principle, I would, in consideration, gladly agree, that, Judge Douglas should never be out, and I never in, an office, so long a.s we both or either live." (United Feature Syndicate. Inc.) Hal Boyle >• AP Reporter's Notebook ST. PETERSBURG. Pla.—This climate is very good for hermits. . My favorite, hermit, old Silas Dent, is still thriving at 71. convinced that a man can find happiness alone. Old Silas is Florida's senior hermit. He lives on a .snail island 12 miles southwest of here, and is known as "the hermit of Cabbage Key." _ Silas, who has a bushy beard and ratner , looks like Santa Glaus gone to seed, gets along I very well- on a $65 a month state pension and the pin money he picks up selling hand-made . fly swatters to tourists. About once a month old Silas boats over to the nearby village of Pass-a-Grille to laugh at the tourists, then returns to his island paradiss and his favorite pastime—reading the Bible. Dent has lived there in a palm thatch hut ir a cluster of pine trees for 40 years. He doesn't drink or smoke and has a quietly cheerful outlook on life. I love him because of a remark ne made to me when I visited him years ago. "I ain't felt blue since 1912," he said, ' ana I forget now what worried me then." YOU HAVE TO ADMIRE a man like that. He never lets time weigh heavily on him. • "If I get to feeling restless," he said, "I just take one of the hairs from my beard between my fingers and try to split it. Sometimes I can split it clear up to my chin." As he has a heavy beard, this keeps him pretty busy. Some time ago a niece of old Silas became worried about him and talked him into coming to live with her family on the mainland. The very first evening, rather against his will, she prepared him a hot bath. Old Silas stepped reluctantly into the shining tub—and promptly fell and broke five ribs. As soon as he recovered he insisted on returning to his Island hut, where he announced: "Civilization is too dangerous." Only three other people live on the island- Claude McCall, a shrimp fisherman, his wife, and their two-year-old son, Terry. Mrs. McCall keeps a watchful eye on the elderly hermit's health. He enjoys her solicitude very much, as he is an old hypochondriac at heart. Each equinox he is sure he will die, but the prospect of death doesn't dismay him in the least. "I have made my peace with the Lord," he tells visitors, "and I am just sitting here waiting for him to take me in his own good time." Old Silas has been such a success at hermit- ing he is inspiring others to follow his example. THE LATEST ARE two lady hermits—Mrs. Barbara Simmons and Esther Shelton. They live all alone on a one r acre mangrove patch near cabbage key which they call "God's island." They spend their time painting and writing. When the waves lap over their island during storms, they go to a village hotel on the mainland. "They seem very happy out here," said Wilson Hubbard, a rugged young fishing guide who rowed me out to their retreat. Hubbard flew to many strange parts of the world as a transport pilot for Uncle Sam. He has a grateful feeling toward the last world war because, as he said, "it taught me that everything I really wanted out of life was right back here at home." ' Unfortunately. I didn't get to see the two lady hermits. A note on their door said they had gone to town for a few days to visit friends. They don't mind civilization as much as old Silas does. I looked through a window of their friendly, weathered fishing shack. Everything was neat and in its place. From a wall hung a small, hand-lettered sign that said: "It is nice living alone with God." (Associated Press) Barbs A girl in a. Missouri town won first prize for a good roads slogan. It must have been "Fix "em!" A great work stoppage comes from people who have nothing to do and spend the time with someone who has. The answer to why some auto drivers fret, the bad breaks and others don't i.s bad brakes. ACTUALLY, from the viewpoint of practical politic.-., he is much better off maintaining an aloof position. if he were to enter any of the state primaries, as he has been uraed to do. he would be contesting with Senator Eftcs Kcfauver of Such a step could be interpreted as having been taken with the ble.vsir.Q of the White House even thmich that would not be true. And tin.- viiild tend to add to the legend of Kcl.iuverV martyrdom a!- the hands o! professional politicians. Whni ho WHS here to make- a Lincoln'? Day talk. Secretary of the Interior Oscar Chapman, an old friend, advised Steveru-on to do just, what, he is doins and that, is to work hard at, beine the best, pcissibip If we all decided to do just as we, think of the unmade beds, and sinks full of dishes. Only one persons in 300,000 is itruck by lightning—but there's always that, freshly waxed kitchen floor. The world is crowing worse, according to reformers. In other words, there are more and more reformers. Some folks say t.lii- is becoming a woman's world. TUn ma;n '.hum becoming about it is ihe becoming women. At, a wrddine in Ma.'-'ariwits friends handcuffed thr crown. Nice trriinins. So Thev Say k' V- Not. even thr most powerful industrial nation on eartrl — which we think we arc today . . . can expect to maintain without, continued strenuous exertion.? our hard earned advantages <ov<r/> a supposedly backward nation determined to overcome these handicaps. —Gen. Curtis Le May. That, is hi.s rr-al Mrrnsth a.- a potential Candida re. ft !.<• in the propaganda of the deed rather than the speech. And especially at, t.his moment the Governor needs to con- cetir,n»f.e on conservine; this asset. A uew outburst of civ.c ir.disn.^- t.ior. in Chicapo, touched off by the )r,uri-;cr of a Republican poiil;c:an. has had repercussions here. Some think t-he Governor should long Morr a,;id more prnpir are coi- Icctir.z rare coin-. >ay- a numisma- Lot,-, of ihfni work in 'In? Internal Revenue department. Some of the folks who fr^um they don't eet. eveythinji that's cominc to them can consif'or thenvelvc.- iucky. 1 George Dixon Washington Scene WASHINGTON—The Office of Price Stabilization ha.s been carrying on a veritable orgy of decontrolling in recent weeks. If tha price controllers don't soon exercise restraint, they're likely to wind up decontrolling themselves. They're going at it with wild abandon. Why, only the other day, in an absolute saturnalia of destabilizetion, they decontrolled sun dials and canned fried worms. Thi.v means the lid Is off. If you've got any sun dials or canned fried worms, you can profiteer on them to your black, evil, greedy heart's content. CONTINUING the debauch, they decontrolled canned rattlesnake, unsorted underwear cuttings, and dinosaur bones. cl didn't, make those up—honest! They were named in official decontrol orders. So, if you're untidy enoURh to cut up your underwear and then not sort it, you know what you can do. And. if you have any dinosaur bones, don't boil them for dinosaur broth; sell them to some sucker at an exorbitant profit.) The wanton Witch's Sabbath of decontrolling continues. Looking at one another with decontrolled passion, the controllers decontrolled cenotaphs, epitaphs, tombstones, and—ugh! —inedible food. That's right—inedible food. I wonder where the OPS pollcyma.kers have been eating? They just don't know when to stop. I turned my bark on them for only a few moments last week and they decontrolled non-edible preserved grass i cross my heart!), homemade cigaret rolling machine,', Campfire Girl supplies, and canned mails. WAIT A MINUTE! Maybe Uii.s explain? the riecontrollinc; bacchanalia? They decontrolled rare whiskies. Ye.s. they did. They stated flatly t.hat rare— hie!—pa-rm me!—whi.shkies d'in nfTect, cosh!, o! liv'n an' .should be 'semptcd from priccsh control. Practicullv f.URpcrinR under a load of liberalism, they went further and further, decontrolling sarcophagi, antique automobiles, and fur seni meal. OPS explained that, fur s.eal meal is a by-product, of Alaska fur seal slauethterin? operations and has a hich protein ingredient. It.'.s n;cc t.o know UIC.SR things if you're on 3 diet,. Talking about, a dirt. I wonder if the hi.slory books were. re'errinc to one of thc<f recently riccnntrolled dc-hca.cie.s when they mentioned the Dset. of Worms? This is compel truth: the dcci control the worm.- v.'a.s marie after w prr.T-nteci William Burt. head of ;' re:.t,'<ur:in: riivi.-.ion. -,<.ith a r;n\ n wicqler:-. "I couldn't .-.' bhirK-n R n to >" : . r - ss at OPS food and the frif-d I riach them!" bur ted Blurt— •t. Then he adder:: "I'm from the middle wr-.t,," if that, explained why ho rioe.-.n't. ea' v. onris. There's nothire like an rv at. home wi;"n naugh"' kiris to a father wish he weren't* tilNATOR .lo cph C. O'Mahoney. of Wvo- :n;::•-. ". •;.-> :.- < on.-irtprrrl voiv friendly tov.^rd Pr"' :<•>"].' T:'u!ii:in. obtained a hunk of wood fivirr '}':'• r:rb:;:- torn from the remodeled Wlv.t.e Hnii.T jiiifi han 'iif ;-'pi!,uc- carpenter shop make a cane out of ;t fn;- him. Tne White House v:wA ;.s plain pine from :hr f:<>->r;ns. To this lowly wood. Senator O'Maho:;ey had rl.rtr. attach a handle of solid rr.ahoffar.y taken from ihc Senate. "I did tiv.s," he declaimed, "t.o demonstrate that, 'he iec;.-i?.tive branch of the government U above, and superior to. tne executive!" (K.r.i: Fsirurej. :r.c >

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