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FOUR EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MD., WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1952 Phone 4600 for a WANT AD Taker Evening & Sunday Times The Unseen Audience Bterj Alttmooo («c«pt Sun day i ma Susdijr Mormaj. Published by The Times »co AUezanlan Compwy. 1-t South Mechanic Street. Cumberland. Md, entered a* second class mall matwr « Cumberland. MiryUnd under the *ct of Mircb 3. 1879 Member o: ths Audit Bureau ol Circulation Member of The Associated Preu Telephone 4600 WeeUy jutucripuon rat* 07 Carrier*: One weelt Ere. only 30c; Evening Tlmei per copy, Be; Ev«, & sun. Time:. 40o per week; Sunday Times only, toe per copy. The Evenlnj Time* and Sunday Times auume no tinic- clil responsibUily for typographical error* to advtrtu*- menta bat will reprint that part of an tdvertuemem In which the typographical error occura. Errori must be reported at pace. Wednesday Afternoon, February 20,1952 OUR COUNTRY The union at hearts, the union of hands and the Flag at our Union forever. — Morris Neiv Hope Ahead MEDICAL authorities estimate that about 10 million people in the United States have some form of heart disease. Illnesses of the heart and circulation are our leading cause of death. Such obvious facts certainly are enough to establish the enormity of the purely medical aspects of the disease. Less obvious and much less understood, however, are the social aspects. What place Ls the cardiac to have in society? Can he held a job? Can he earn a living? Doctors say that people with heart disease are generally better off working than worrying, providing the work is not beyond their physical capacities. In fact, accordng to latest information, a suitable job may actually improce the cardiac's condition, not make it worse. THE CARDIAC has his limitations, of course. He can't do heavy work, he can't move fast for extended periods of time, and he shouldn't climb steps unless he can do so slowly and without carrying a heavy load. But these limitations are sometimes misunderstood. For instance, some believe that workmen's compensation rates go up when cardiacs are hired. According to the American Heart Association the rates do not increase when the condition of the handicapped worker is known, because he can then be placed in a suitable job. At least one extensive survey has shown that car- diacs in 50 different industries more than held their own in competition with un- handicapped workers doing the same jobs. With most other results about even, the survey showed the cardiacs actually produced 2.4 per cent more than the unimpaired workers. Apparently they produced more to prove their worth in industry. ALL THE FACTS' are not in on the case of the cardiacs. More must be known about the energy required to do certain tasks and run certain machines. Better tests must be developed to determine the individual's ability to work. Behind the efforts to determine these" things is the American Heart Association. The goal of its annual national campaign being held this month is $8 million. In additon to your dollaris you can make a valuable contrbution by making an attempt to understand the many problems presented by heart disease. Such a contribution on your part can make "New Hope for Hearts" more than just a fund campaign slogan. A Queen 9 s Husband THE HUSBAND of a career woman may be proud of his wife's success, but occasionally find it trying. Particularly difficult is the position in which Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, finds himself, that of being the husband of a ruling queen. Without legal authority, he is yet in a position to influence royal decisions, and thus embarrass the queen's lawful advisers. This i.s not the first time in which an English prince consort has had this experience. The classic example is Victoria's husband, Prince Albert. The queen adored him, and was ready to adopt his slightest suggestion. The prince resisted the temptation which this must have been, and rarely interfered. He felt that the British crown should have more power than it does, but never let this belief get beyond the stage of thinking. Prince Albert did render one Important service. In November, 1861, two Confederate commissioners, James M. Mason and John Slidell, were sailing in an English boat to Great Britain to try to bring about British intervention in the War Between the States. They were seized by an American cruiser commanded by Capt. Charles Wilkes. Lord Palmerston. the Brtish premier, wrote a stiff note to President Lincoln which would have offended Northern .sentiment and possibly led to war. Prince Albert, seeing the note before it was sent, -softened its phrases. The dispute was settled by Lincoln's release of the. prisoners with an apology. Without doubt the Prince'.s tactful rephrasing made this act of Lincoln's much easier. Britons appear to like Philip and to be thankful that Elizabeth has hus strength and support. Future Of Sudan REPORTS ARE growing that the new Egyptian government, unlike its predecessor, is in a mood to discuss the West's proposal for a Middle East Command to protect the Suez and other vital points. If the accounts are accurate, however, the Egyptian terms are something less than ideal. They are said to want the British garrison removed from Suez and King Farouk recognized as Kins of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. If British evacuation could be made contingent upon immediate replacement by a L-umbiiKu Middle En;;; command force, the requirements of adequate defense would seem to have been served. The Sudan issue is something; el.^e. That territory has been jointly governed by Britain and Egypt. Last fall the Egyptians summarily terminated the existing agreement and announced they were taking over full control. The Sudanese themselves have indicated no desire for life under the Egyptians. It was the British aim to move them steadily toward self-government, and they had been making good progress. In all fairness, the future of Sudan would appear to be a question for the United Nations — not Egypt — to settle. TRACK OF THE • MURDERS FoFt ME IF I'M GONE By w. T. WEBSTER Whitney Bolton Looking Sideways Thomas L. Stokes Truman Will Not Run, Reporter Predicts WASHINGTON—A great human story is mixed up in the varying and contradictory reports that recent visitors to the White House have brought out about President Truman's intentions as to whether he will run again—an age-old story of human nature to which absolute xnonai'chs long dead could testify, as well as living men who hold elective office in a great republic. Its simple theme is that.power does something to human beings— and is hart} to give up. This runs, a tell-tale thread, through what apparently have been the musings and thinklng-out-loud of the President to numerous callers. plain man from Missouri who in so many ways has shown rare humility. THE TIP-OPF in this very interesting case study came when the President let it slip to reporters that it was a very difficult decision to make. The significance there is that, many months ago, he told the same reporters he already had made up his mind. The only deduction is that of late he has come to reconsider that decision, if indeed he had really made one—all adding up to a still indecisive state of mind. Politicians who have been in to see the President in the last few weeks have, figuratively, been taking him up on the mountain top and showing him, once again, all the kingdoms in the world below and this is almost literally true now, for the ruler of our nation has much to say about all the kingdoms down below. It's that, the almost majestic power which a President wields, and it's also the little things that go with the office, everybody bowing and saying "Mr. President," and every act and word recorded for posterity, and the outriders and the big limousine and the sirens, and the howls o[ the populace pn his mere appearance. It is heady, truly, even for a IT IS EASY, at least for the moment, to mistake the sycophancy of politicians who, for one reason and another, seek to curry favor and now, as a practical matter, would like to take the easier route of renominating him, the known and tested political product, rather than go through all the worry of picking some one among them to lead the party in the next election. A man in Harry Truman's position is almost of necessity encased in cotton batting layers of power, and can not hear all, or see all. It is very natural for those around him to encourage the idea of manifest personal destiny and indfspen- sability. Power has eaten into them, also, and when he goes, they go. too—and that is not a pleasing thought. They help move around the pawns. They arc pointed out, with whispers, as men around the throne. They enjoy the little perquisites, along with power, as, for instance, a former government official who, coming from dinner at a local hotel one night, snapped his fingers for his official car, with the ironical remark that, while government service had its drawbacks, the "hacking" was good. So Harry Truman lives in an atmosphere conducive to continuation. There are, to be sure, practical considerations that also involve all that a man stands for and believes. Any President wants to see his policies carried on, which means he wants his own party to stay in power under a man who would promote those policies. Arranging that is difficult—if it can be arranged at all. It has come to be known that of all things, President Truman would .regret most the election of Senator Taft as President. His wavering on his own plans may be due to the recent rise in the Ohio Senator's chances for the Republican nomination. Whether he would be better able to defeat Senator Taft than a new and fresh Democratic figure is a question. But he is told day by day that he could. THESE underlings will do all right for themselves when once out of office, but, in the parlance ol this town, they will become again "nobody." Which recalls the story of a White House secretary of several administrations ago. Always, he said, when he went out to play golf, the place seekers hovered about him to play with him. The day after inauguration of a new administration, when he went to the first tee, everybody looked the other way. THERE are certain hard realities that he faces, both for himself and his party. If he ran again, the party would be split wide open, with virtually the whole South going somewhere else. If elected, the program on which he has counted so much, now buried so long in committee pigeonholes at the Capitol— his Fair Deal program—would fare no better. He would be again at the head of a divided party. It was very appropriate for him to ask a surcease of repeated questions about his intentions, both by reporters and by politicians. He should have time to ponder his decision, it is forecast here that he will come out of his deliberations with himself to announce his retirement at the end of this term; for basically there is nothing of the indispensable man in his make-up, and he has generally the attributes of the champion who knows when to quit. (United Feature Syndicate, Inc.) Peter Edson Hot Battle Expected Over McCarran Bill WASHINGTON, fNEA) — Storm- center of a coming Congressional debate is Nevada Senator Pat McCarran's new bill to completely revise and recodify U. S. immigration law, The present immigration law is an admitted hodge-podge of a basic law '28 years old which has been amended and supplemented by some 200 subsequent acts of Congress. Senator McCarran's bill is now a book a half an inch thick—200 puses of big type, double-spaced. This is the fourth draft. It has not stirred up much interest as yet because it is a complex subject. Lawyers are still analyzing it. Lobbies and pressure groups are soon expected to start noisy choruses of propaganda for and against, the bill. In one corner will be various patriotic groups who want to keep all new "furriners" out, t nd lock up or kick out all subversive aliens. In the other corner demanding liberalization of present immigration laws, will be numerous minority and nationality groups. They want present immigration quotas lifted to admit more of their kin-folk and compatriots from the old countries. Aside from this feature, • the McCarran bill presents a general tightening of all immigration restrictions. It adds 14 new grounds for excluding aliens. THE WHOLE McCarran bill can't be reviewed here, but these are some of the highlights: Keystone of the McCarran bill is that it retains the immigration quota system of 1924. It says the United States will continue to admit 154.000 immigrants a year, with each country being given a maximum quota, determined by a new formula. Senator Herbert Lehman of New York and 14 other Senators associated with him would change this so that the unused quotas of one year couid be distributed in the suceeding year among countries having surplus applicants for admission to the U. S. The principal liberalizing feature of the McCarran bill i.s that it removes restrictions against admission to the U. S. of Japanese, Koreans, Burmese and Pacific Islanders. This was generally recommended. History From The Times Files TEN YEARS AGO February 20, 1D12 Allegany and Fort Hill Hich Schools both select comedy "Ever Since Eve" as their next stage productions. Business men appeal to Public Building Administration to recognize Cumberland as possible location for government ofTices when Washington decenirali-es because of over-crowded conditions. John Ritchie, a Lonaconing carpenter, killed in a fall 20 feet from a ladder in lobby of Fort Cumberland Hotel. li.'h tea merchant, values at; S10,- 953,000. THIRTY YEARS AGO February 20, if)22 Miisicale held at, the Strand Theatre for the benefit of Associated Charities. Committee present, 1 ; MSyor and City Council with plans for a new market and public library. State troopers in nearby West Virginia towns arrest persons for lootine IT WRITES many new definitions of grounds for exclusion. With some of the new restrictions, as on smugglers, drug addicts, illiterates and diseased persons, there is little argument. A proposed ban aeainst all stowaways would bar U. S. entry to people who run great risks to find a haven in the U. S. At present tha Attorney General has discretionary power to let them in. Another bar would be set, up against any alien convicted of two or more offenses, other than political offenses, involving prison terms of five years or more in his native land. The question has been rained as to whether this might bar aliens who might have been convicted of giving religious instruction to their children, listening to unapprovcd radio programs, or resisting farm collectivization drives. Equally severe arc some of the new grounds for deportation of aliens which the McCarran bill would set up. An alien convicted of even a minor traffic violation might be ordered deported—no matter how long he had lived in the U. S.—if the Attorney General found him undesirable. TWENTY YEARS AGO February 20. 1333 Mavor Thomas W. Koon toys cor- ncrstone of gatehouse at the new Koon dam. Death of Mrs. Julia A. Kelly, 72, of 949 Maryland Avenue. Ejrate of Sir Thomas Liptra, Eng- FORTY YEARS AGO February 20, 1912 James A. Nicewarmcr. Cumberland B&O bridge foreman, killed at Johnstown. Pa. Death of F. W. Johnson, jeweler. Cumberland Lodse 60. Knights of Pythias, observes it.s 48th anniver- ssiy with celebration at City Hall auditorium. REFORMED members of .subversive organizations who are able to prove that they had opposed such organizations for five years wculd be let, in. But another section of the new McCarran bill would compel deportation of any alien who had at any time engaged in .subversive political work. Any alien who ever became a public charge, even if his poverty was beyond his own control, wouid have to be deported. Under present law. the General may suypcnri deportation r.f aliens who can prove seven yca^s of good behavior. The McCarran bill NEVER LET the boys who tat prose lace on their typewriters fool you about the leading women of the theater. The girls are good, robust trenchermen with muscled wrists able to swing the tools of table right into the center of a two-inch steak. I was reading one of these butterflies-and-old patchouli lyricsts the other day, and it was his notion that the top actresses are delicate, sensitive creatures who never deign to bite into anything heftier than a hummingbird's toasted wing. About two nights a week I sit at a lone table next to Miss Vivienne Segal's own table. Miss Segal is currently the flame of "Pal Joey" and is partial to the well-done end of a roast beef, cut an inch thick and placed before her, nestled coEily between two baked potatoes shipped from Idaho on". I would think, flat cars. Miss Segal has certain inhibitions, however. She wants only two, not three, slabs of butter in her potatoes. Lest you have been bitten by diet shibboleths, let me state that there isn't a more lissome and fetching figure on Broadway than Miss Segal's. working appetite and minesule dainties are not for her. She, too, has a figure of delicious and piquant proportions, curves undis- tended or turned gross by her table ways. MISS JUDITH Anderson, about eight inches away from me in a crowded restaurant the other night did a workmanlike job on a magnificent steak about the area of an asphalt tile and buttressed this with all the fixings. Miss Anderson, who illuminates "Come of Age," came to taw with a hat- boxful of dessert. Miss Janis Paige of "Remains To Be Seen," a girl with a figure that arouses the utmost envy in other women, thinks nothing of a pair of steaks, together with salad, potatoes, a snack of pudding and a bucket of coffee. Miss Elaine Stritch manages a split .of champagne while toying with a saddle of lamb large enough to be fastened onto Robert E. Lee's horse, Traveler, and is not above capping this with a slab of pie. II most women had a figure like Miss Stritch's there would be fewer divorces in America. Miss Nina Foch, of the screen and television, is no girl to sit languidly and pick at a little something on a plate. She has a healthy, MISS TAMARA GEVA Is partial to a shlsh kebab of either beef or lamb, this being a skewer o! meat about as long as an African assagai and served oven hot with three vegetables. She customarily winds up making a wedge of frozen cake vanish. Miss Lynn Fontanne is not one to parry and toy with her edibles, nor is Miss Ginger Rogers a birdlike expert at the table. The truth is the girls have appetites that would charm an Arab yet manage to retain their perfect figures. No matter what publicity tells you, the girls do fine with a knife and fork. And to finish it off, I watched a waiter from Sardi's stagger down 44th Street the other dusk under the weight of a tray he was taking to Miss Gertrude Lawrence's dressing room, a tray from which she would refresh herself between matinee and night performances of "The King And I." The tray was the size of a manhole cover and was loaded to the rim. It is only the men of the theater, poor wasted fellows, who order a leaf of lettuce and a thin, dark curl of bacon. The girls, Providence guide each one of them, are not as dainty as all that. They like a good round meal and they like to get around one in a forthright, direct fashion. THERE IS A lady in New York named Mig-non Simpson Russell, wife of the emcee of "It's In The Bag." Mrs. Russell is the great- niece of Sir James Simpson, British scientist and doctor who had a lot to do with the discovery of chloroform. Is it a good story that Mrs. Russell has had to endure a great deal of pain in her life because she, of all people, is violently allergic to pain-killing formulae? I think it is. Most recently she underwent tortures in connection with a torn foot because she could not accommodate any pain-reducing medicine. (McNaught Syndicate, Inc.) Marquis Childs Hear Washington Calling WASHINGTON — Something: new is being added- to the Republican presidential picture. General Douglas MacArthur is coming around to the view that he must himself be prepared to accept the GOP presidential nomination. He has made this growing belief known to several recent visitors to his presidential suite In the towers of the Waldorf-Astoria in New York. It is still in the category of the familiar cloud on the horizon no bigger than a man's hand. But it is a fact with extraordinary potentialities for both party and nation. Only within the past few weeks has this change come about. Up until then, to almost everyone who saw him, MacArthur had sung the •praises of Senator Robert A. Taft. He urged loyalty to Taft on the Republicans who talked with him. Get on the Taft bandwagon, MacArthur argued, while there is still time. Arthur is installed in the fastness of the Waldorf Towers. While no one has actually clocked it, the devoted Whitney is believed to tell his hero at least once an hour that only he can save the country from doom. Word came to Taft about an Incident involving the entry of MacArthur delegates in the Minnesota primary. Under Minnesota law, it was pointed out to Whitney, unless the delegates are willing to withdraw voluntarily the proposed candidate must submit a sworn affidavit with his request that his name be taken but. In that affidavit he must state that he will under no circumstances be a candidate for the nomination of his party. Whitney is reported to have dismissed this somewhat airily as a mere detail. TODAY IT IS not that the general is any less personally loyal to the Senator. But he is reported by his visitors to be fearful there will be a deadlock; that, as he is understood to have 'put it. "Bob can't make it." Therefore he must be prepared to abandon his announced determination to say no to all political office. This is not, likely to be disclosed In any official or public fashion until convention time in July. Meanwhile, MacArthur can change his mind scain if the threat of a deadlock diminishes and Taft seems assured of a majority of the delegates on the first or second ballot. But the word is circulating among politicians by the grapevine route, and they attach considerable importance to it. For some this means B way out of the choice be- i.ween Taft and General Dwight D. Eisenhower. Governor John S, Fine of Pennsylvania is reported to be holding in reserve the delegates whom ho can control, with the thought that they will go eventually lor MacArthur. This is a fairly sizeable portion of Pennsylvania's bloc of seventy. AS FOR. TAFT. he continue? to have complete confidence in MacArthur's loyalty. The Ohioan has hoard, however, trmt some of MacArthur's most, passionate admirers have lone soncht. to convince him that he. and he alone, can save the Republican party and the nation from disaster. Foremost srnoni; t.hesp is MacArthur's friend and aide. Major General Courtney Whitney. A.s a. cynic once expressed it. General MacArthur is a large, imposing body almost entirely surrounded by Courtney Whitney. That, was true in Tokyo when MacArthur was the able American proconsul for Japnii. If is .only less tnif now that, Mnr- woulri withdraw th:= discretion, unless the. alien could prove that deportation would cause him "extremely unusual hardship." The Attorney General would be "iven power to revoke citizenship ot naturalized aliens. Permanent residence granted to an alien might also he revoked within five year* Immigration Service officers would be authorized to m:.crroEate aliens without a warrant. Harsh penalties would be provided for minor infrscrirvns r>'. immirrar.on la?', such a.s failure to carry alien immigration cards a*. a!i times. SPECULATION about MacArthur as official keynoter of the convention has been off the beam. He could not be keynoter since he will not be a delegate. But even though other candidates may be jealous of his intentions, it would be difficult to hold out against an invitation to the general to address the delegates. Such an invitation would be common courtesy to one of the greatest of the nation's living military figures and a loyal party man. It could be. of course, that he would be invited to give an inspirational speech after the candidates have been chosen. But if he should appear on the first or second day, his Impassioned oratory could have an incalculable effect. He might want to point the finecr of destiny at his friend. Senator Taft. He would above all want to point that finger in the opposite direction from General Eisenhower, who was once so junior to him. With so many of his most ardent admirers in the hall, the convention coulr! be dramatically stampeded into going for the hero of the Pacific. Little imagination is required to conjure up that scene—the emotionalism, the intensity of devotion, the wild cheering, the purple periods of MacArthur's prose rolling out in his organ-tone of a voice. And one could be .sure that. at. that point, not le&s than 50,000.000 televiewers would be looking and listening. For all the drama, crowded into his 72 years of war and peace, that might well be the highest point. iUn:t.rrl Fpaturff Syndicate. Tnr "\ Hal Boyle AP Reporter's Notebook CAPE MAY, N. J.—Why work for a living if you can make a living by playing? The pleasure of finding they could turn & hobby into a business has been a real adventure in contentment for Ken and Marge Ewer. They are the happy proprietors of the Cape May Country Store, a unique paradise for tink- erers and people who like to buy things like old coffee grinders, cuspidors and beaver hats, it is also a thriving arts and handicrafts center. Pour years ago Ewer was a successful, well- paid executive of a midwest metals firm. Buf. he had insomnia, wasn't really having any fun, and fretted over whether he was saving enough money to pay for the ulcers he felt he was getting. One night he and his wife talked it over and decided their way of life wasn't worth the worry. Barbs A boy's crime school was discovered in the mid-west. To some boys that could mean any .school. It. won't be long until .^prnia cleaning, when women removr. all of the junk from the attic before putting if. bark. Filipino-lit rtl .lOO].^ n as made to one, of our Army ramps. That's one. way t/> promo:.c harmony. School teacher.*, set a nice example by making the little things count.. The theory of too inanv apart- nipn; how 5 , is that ciiiirirfri :-b<viM be >een and no: herird—except jr,mo pis en oise. "I THOUGHT BEFORE I started paying out everything to the doctors we might as well do a little real living," Ken said. So he quit his job and carne to this resort center to rest. "After three days of sitting in a rocking chair on the front porch I decided that wasn't living either," Ken recalled. What could they do? He and his wife shared a lifelong interest in antiques and handicraft. They decided to make their hobby their career, to create a place where people who like to use their hands could work in peace and maybe turn a small profit, too. "I had always been a tinkerer," said Ken. "so I thought I'd set up a tinkerers' headquarters where we could revive some of the old crafts that have been dying out." They bought "an old stable and slapped a coat .of red paint on it. They began stocking the stable with thousands of antiques from tha American past, from old shoe buttoners to old horse collars (they make wonderful modern picture frames). For $300 they turned the loft into a warm, homey apartment in which they still live. Neighbors interested In handicraft began dropping it on the couple asking if they couldn't be of any help. Now the Ewers have a staff of 15 "colonial craftsmen" who each year turn out thousands of items like hand-carved snipe decoys, butter paddles, driftwood picture frames and decorative wooden flour scoops. MOST OF THE craftsmen are part-time workers whose main object is enjoyment. But the Country Store's boast is, ''if we don't have it in stock or can't find ifc—well make it for you ourselves." The Ewers now work about 14 hours a day at their play, and love it, because there is always something new to do—and they are working for themselves. "I'm working now on developing pastel- colored scented ladies' shoe polish," Ken said. "Women like things to smell nice, and there is no real reason why shoe polish has to smell the way it does." Here is his own cheerful summary of hia new life: "From $10,000 a year to $10 a week—and happiness." But the way business is booming the Ewers seem to be playing their way right back up into the $10,000 Bracket they gave up four years ago, (Associated Press) George Dixon Washington Scene WASHINGTON,—After months of badgering a. lot of sorely-burdened dames into practically baring their innermost secrets, the Department of Labor has just concluded an exhaustive survey of why women work. The Department's Women's Bureau has turned in a voluminous report, which, with all the federalesc lard rendered out, boils down to this startling conclusion as to why women work: They work for a living! IF THEY DIDN'T know him before, the big- buying brass at the Pentagon have certainly got to know Rep. F. Edward Hebert, of Louisiana. Mr. Hebert, an exceedingly anti-Administration Democrat, is chairman of the House Committee investigating military waste. It was his outfit which dug up the crazy purchasing habits of the armed services in which one branch would pay $6 for a blanket and another $24 for tha same article. When the Hebert committee first started functioning, the Pentagon brass—not having had the priceless privilege of being brought in up the Louisiana Cajun country—referred to the chairman as "Mister Heebert", with a strictly English pronunciation. But now their French pronunciation has improved. They're calling him "that a- bear." LIEUT. GOV. James T. Blair, Jr., of Missouri, came to town the other day with his beautiful missus to pay respects to a fellow Missourian, who cither will or won't run again for President. The Blair.s put up at one of our lesser- known hotels, which, among other disadvantages, has a vintage elevator that crawls maddeningly. The Blairs were due at the Blair House fa pure, coincidence of names) for dinner. With only a few minutes to spare they got into the nncient elevator in their hotel and started down at the rate of a mile a fortnight. Looking anxiously at her watch. Mrs. Blair finally turned to the ancient elevator operator and blurted: "Oh. this is terrible! We'll be late!" The old elevator man looked the lady up and down impassively. Then, to her astonishment, he drawled: "Honey, you didn't start soon enough." To combat, high price.-, ar, Ir,ri,ar.a ,Ti?r. threatened to ra;.-r hi- nxn P:E.-. Jur.t T.-ai- v un;i: the neighbor.-. jet Tind of it. A CANDIDATE FOR high office is born: Verbatim report, of an interview with Corporal Juan Rivera. Jr., of the Military Police, a.s published in "The International," enterprising newspaper of Presidio. Texas: "When I join the U. S. Military Police force they didn't give me a. gun. club or handcuff. 1 ) until I parsed a strict training consisting of various courses a.s to how to subdue a mad prisoner, how to disarm a criminal, how to beat him on a wre.'.tling .struggle, in order to success on nur defenses we more tricks than force. "An officer that. j.s trained knows his dut.y and i.s not, a.iloxved to hurt or kill his prisoner while hr is wre.'-tlin: with hun, unless ha got- away and starts .shooting at, the, officer, in th:.- r.iff if the M. P. i-hoot. and kills his prisoner i! i. 1 - an act. o{ .sell rieffive. "If i he prisoner put. the M. P. rio?.'ii .iccidf.n- t.allv h<- knows a trirk to make him unable to hold him "So I think, and it is my opinion that, all political law enforcing officers in our country oucht. In be subject to that, .same training that we M. P.'s had so it won't be any more innocent victims who resist the law for la'-k of experience or the sake of their own pride. ••Durlnc my sr>ven years a.s M. P. T didn't hurt, or kil! ar.yrxviv. I know hoy.- to deal with touih fellows a.nci I know ho'v :.o deal with smart, boy? as I havft got, the real experience, courare and patirjy. and I am herewith announcing rr.y- ,=fl' a? a car.didaff: for the sheriff's office of Prfsiriio County subject, to the action of the July primary." (K;.-,? r.i.!:,';.-^. !-- )

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