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Pampa, Texas
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Thursday, February 28, 1946
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™- 7*1 ' Tfe*atf Most Cdftslsteftt . . «e*r>t Saturday b* The fcaftipd Newfr, 322, W. Foster Ave.. ,8^-All department*. MEMfiER OP THE ASSOCIATED PRESS (Full ¥h$ Associated Proa it exclusively entitled to the use for publication i,fr#*ii dispatches credited to it or other.wise credited to this paper and also the E, A.*^. ftjfci'&fty hertfn. Ewercd a» secomd class matter at the port office at tmde*. the. act of March 8rd, 1879. ' • _ ' SimSClftipTION RATES -• 8C CARRIER In Pnmpa 2fic pet week, $1.00 per month. Paid in advance, $8.00 $g* 8 months. 18.00 Tier six months, $12.00 per year. Price per single cojiy 6 cents, Sfff fitafl order* accepted in localities served by carrier delivery. BANKIRMAN DEALEY George Bonnerman Dealey was 11 years old, he and fife parents turned their eyes toward the land of promise— ArMrica. This English lad first stood on American soil when. the boat docked at Galveston. That marked the beginning of bri^ of America's most colorful newspaper careers. ^: He Was office boy, traveling agent, staff correspondent at Waco, Houston and finally went to Dallas, where he helped establish The Dallas Morning News. This happened in the eye/ifful years of 1882-1S&5. . ,Ne closed 71 years of journalism Tuesday when he died at wdtds, His hprte-^71 years w.ith the same organization, the Dafleis Morning News. 'i 6. B. Dealey was.more than a Texas newspaperman. For the saga of great newspapermen invariably spreads to all the c(5fr)6rs-. of this news-cpnscious nation. Mr. Dealey is ah'example, of the "champion of the right" fbr not once was he ever known to have taken advantage of lj»is p6wer as the head of an organ that could have been used to promote the wrong, just as he promoted what he thought Honestly to be the right. The things Mr. Dealey instigated for the betterment of Dai- Ids' and the state and the nation are too numerous to mention neVe, but when he died there was a vacant spacewhere he stood in the community and the nation. It is said that his first job paid him $3 a week—as an of- fiice boy... He was the publisher when he died. This, we think, is the epitome of Amaricanism. It is the spirit of a free land; and. we can but look upon it today with no small degree of nostalgia. Unfortunately it is not the same today—as much ds we might like it to be. We see the passing of not only a great figure in journalism, but a great man. Though dead, his life is living proof of the theory that a man can rise from pumping the church pipe 6.rgpn to the position where he could speak out for the right in a virile^ voice . . . a clarion call of free men. Common Ground By B. C. HOILES Bills Tha Federated Council Of Churches Is Advocating Very few; laymen of the 24 Protestant churches that belong to tfte Federated Council of Churches o£ Christ of America know What their churches are supporting in the line of socialistic anti-Christian legislation. j The Federated Council of ; Churches" of Christ or America profess to represent 24 million church, members. They use this • pciwelt to/influence legislation that ieV leaders ot the Council want ed., Most members of Protest. churches ag individuals would stanchlj; opposed to the laws . Federation is attempting to have passed. • The Christian Century of Janusuty 30 sJ ve s the federal biljs t,hXt the Federated Council is en- ctorsing. According to James aforers, Industrial Secretary of the Council, there are five of these bl|ls being supported. Mr. Myers says the Council has gone on re'cord as favoring extension of old age and survivors insurance tp agricultural workers, domestjc servants, employees of non-profit organizations and the self-employed. 'It favors a sound plan of pUblic health and disability in. • v. :, . . ..• .jA in, 'the;; \yorld d.ocsii'1; favor a!' sound pian of 'public health-' an,d (UgaBliity jfl.surqince? But it cannot be, sound'. if' it is r compulsory — , If,, the sta'te compels, pqople to ; .irt- sure". themselves. .•/•For. .the.' '.state to 'compel 'People to; insure them- s^.lves, ; is .a form of a colleclivist siatqiiit is- nonsense- fer-the .Federated; Council of Churches to profess to .be Christian and advocates tha stale using force to niake people do what the heads o£ the • Federation think they ought to ab. 1 , Mr.'. Myers goes on in this article an4 says the Cquncil is for the inclusion of the churches in a feder&l social security plan offering protection 'to -their • lay em- -ployees. Again they are advocat- .jnff, force instead of voluntary persausion, The Federation supports the increase in- minimum wage from 40c to 6§c,with. a further increase to 75c after two years. If th'ere was ever a discriminatory law it i£ a mipimum wage law that makes it almost impos- sjble for the young and the old 'after inefficient to get a job whea- there are minimum wages. How cwi any man''g¥ be Christian When "he advocates a law that puts the slow and inefficient at a dteadyantage against; the effici- 1 ent, .The employer if he is obliged to pay a fixed wage will always select the men that can and will do the. most 'for this ..minimum wage. Tte slow an,4 inefficient are out. They must be subjects of 'efority or state aid. They thus Jose the right to use, their talents. 'it-is nonsenw and a delusion to profess to be Christian and advocate i lavsf that; works a hardship •jijsjnat ,th,P improvident as a • pjjninium wage law certainly will. iyh,e article, go.W on to say "At the present moment the. industrial ' Kt«M*t QJf the cquncy is most mis for church support of the 134$,and H. the minimum Haiioa's Press FEEDING A WORLD (The Daily Oklahoinan) Evidently more difficulties are Involved in feeding the world's hungry unfortunates than the difficulties of collecting the food and conveying it long distances to the areas of starvation. There is the added difficulty of supplying the kind of food that will suit tho stomachs and taste of the recipients. In certain countries it has been discovered that even starving people will not eat the canned food that our own GI's frequently found so unpalatable. Canned meat that has been given to starving Greeks was later found in the black markets in Athens. The starving people might eat rats and dogs but they simply would not eat the canned meat that came in from America, In certain sections of the world Vice eaters will not eat wheat products. In other sections wheat eaters will not eat rice. And in both areas the people have shown a complete ignorance of how the food should be prepared for consumption. In addition to bringing in the food the relief dispensers had to show the people how to cook it. In some, countries (particularly British India) food dispensers; havp collided, head on with an uncounted number of religious scruples and prejudices. The food supplied to the natives lins bct-n pronounced srtcramsntally unclean and-.therefore destructive to • Ihc soui .Cargoes of'.pprk will.not. be received ,'by certain religionists, COURAGE,,,AT LEAST, IN .THE -HOUSE '• .-• '.' ' . ! (The,New York Siin) : Passage of' the Gasp bill in the House by\a ; 'roll-call vote of 25S to 155 draws its chief meaning from the willingness ol members of the House who must face Ute voters within the year to stand up apd be counted. This bill lias patent defects, but it does represent the determination, of a majority of Republican members of the House and' of almost half the iDemocratic majority to attempt :to .find a formula , for industrial jpeace. • The bill could be sent to the Senate, by snailback, for. all the j effect on Us fate. The Senate Com• mittee on, Education and Labor, [to which it will be referred, is the [burying ground for all,bills, of this (description, Sound arguments can !be made ' against legislation in ; haste or in emotion, but those who i raise them in the Senate are not 'likely to be wholly sincere. Ar: rival of the C*e bill in the Seii,ate might be the signal for a, 'fresh examination of the whole ^problem, including consideration of •the basic defects of the Wagner j Act and. the superfluity of th« j Smith-Conrially Act. Rainbow Corner Greets Throngs Paris, Prance — Paily 25,000 GIs come in and out of the Rainbow Corner Red Cross Club here, b'usiea't spot in Paris. EJvery 24 hours they put away 10,000 soft drinks, 7,000 cups of coffee, and 27,000 doughnuts. Dances are held at the, club, every night And lour afternoons a week. certain amount whether they pro duce it or not. It is too bad that the laymen of the Protegtant churches be longing to the Federation do rip realize- what their denomination by be!<jna!#& to the council i ' J»« 4?£«*e|n jHectiv /"Cht&Un way.' p| thi* J?K>SP By RAV TUCKKU LID—Powerful influences within he federal reserve system have uncherl n. movement to make "Re- ulation W" a permanent control ver consumer credit instead of a artime device invoked to prevent isastrous inflation during the cri- is. The proposal has been fought itterly by retail interests, by labor nions and by representatives of elurning veterans. It is one of resident Truman's newest head- ches. Regulation W requires a down ? pay- lent of one-tliirrl on any purchase nd the amortization of the total ill within twelve or eighteen nonths. It also provides that all ther bills must be paid within two nonths under penalty of losing the dvantage of a oharge account. It has been almost impossible to nforce this restriction, and it is reciuently winked at by even the est merchants. But'.the lid has >een kept on in so far ,rjas icres buying f' substantial commodiCTes is con- ernecl. It will play a greater part in our 3onomy as soon as automobiles, re- rigerators, radios and' household urnishing are produced in' volume. BENEFICIARIES—Some federal eservists insist what the nation will ace serious inflation unless this orm of control is maintained. They oint to pent-up savings totaling il46,000,000,000, and argue that they ieed a barrier to prevent all this lungry money from swamping the •etail market. . They also warn of the problem of ;he returning veterans who want :o set up homes immediately on ,he money they have saved and the prospect of peacetime jobs. If they ire allowed to spend their cash on easy terms, ones Regulation W is •escindcd, it is contended that they vill indulge in buying orgies. According to this viewpoint, they vill go heavily into debt and even- ually lose the articles they have acquired. Under this alarmist theory ;he only beneficiaries will be the ck shops, the secondhand merchants and the money lenders. PAYMENT—Anti-Regulation W ers, however, reply that permanent imposition of strict control over credit will benefit those who have pro filed from the war at th.e expense ol demobilized soliders and low-paid workers. .They have produced statistics to >rove .the hoarded $14G,OQO,000,QOO U betel by people in the higher brackets—at least above the $5,000 clas? —and that the supposed rainy day money is not rar.tling around in this pocket,;* of the "lille.fcUows." A. veteran, tjiey insist, cannot establish a household if he must make •\ down payment of one-third and clean up the balance within the short time allowed under Regulation W. Assuming that furnishing liis house requires a total expenditure of $1,500, he will be forced to put up cash of $500 and pay off the remaining obligation at the rate of $80 or $50 a month, depending on whether he signs up for twelve or eighteen months. Few ex-soldiers, despite their savings and their discharge bonuses, can afford such a heavy outlay, in the opinion of their spokesmen al Washington. If necessary, they say that- they .will sponsor legislation designed to ease their chances of getting a new start in life. mcrce department to interior, and the shift of reconversion director John W. .Snyder to the lowan's present post. The advice reached Mr. Truman somewhat belatedly, for it appears that Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas may succeed the "Old Curmudgeon." Mr. Douglas has tolrl friends that he does not want to quit his secure lifetime job, which also carries a fine pension when lie reaches the age of seventy. But he may respond to presidential pressure, especially as a buildup in the cabinet may make him available for the presidential nomination if Mr. Truman does not run, and for the second-place spot if he does. Mr. Wallace is acknowledged to be a better expert on conservation then he is—or ever will be—on business problems. His appointment to interior would placeto the leftists inside and outside the party who have exprssscd disappointment over the Truman record so far. It would also be a peace offering to Murray- Hillman C. I. O.-ers. Mr. Snyder has been assailed as a failure in his present job, although views differ on that. But big and little business would go to bed happier of nights if he stepped into Mr. Wallace's tap-dancing shoes. • • In Hollywood By EKSKINE JOHNSON NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD. (NEA) — Exclusively yours: Hedy Lamarr, is huddling with her attorneys, preparing to file suit for divorce against John Locler just as soon as she completes Germany, Feb. 28 —It would be easy for the traveler in Germany to lose his perspective of the reich's true position, because the terrific devastation wrought in cities across the whole face of the land by Allied bombing tends to obscure everything else. It's hard to believe that this unprecedented devastation isn't a mortal blow. But this destruction isn't a mortal blow, although it may be called the knockout blow. It isn't even the par amount problei of rehabilitation. More important than plush chairs rind baywindbws is food. And that fcod, of many at the moment. . Interlocked with the course, are transport and fuel. It takes transport to distribute the food, and coal to run the transport, as well as to provide fuel for the use of the campers out. The American military government in this zone, and the other three Allied occupation authorities, arc having to proceed with rehabilitation on the basis of lop priorities. Reconstruction of Germany's ruined cities is not the top priority. And it must wait. When reconstruction becomes possible, it will tfeke years to rebuild any of the destroyed cities. This column has reported that experts estimate it will require as long as 30 years to clear the rubble in places like Berlin and Essen. For a long time to come thousands upon thousands of city folk will be save dwellers, Can the Germans take it? The answer is, I believe, that have sufficient They have the work in a new film. Judy Garland has reserved a Hollywood hos- they can if they food and warmth, guts, and are displaying the determination to carry it through. Yesterday. "I saw an aged man and woman who must have been 75 working, side by side, one driving the team and the other guiding the plough. That ancient pair is typical of German resolution. However, we must overlook that these folk are employing stored energy. Perhaps the outcome will depend on how long this stored energy lasts. There are lean years ahead for Germany, and the immediate future is precarious. Next winter may be even worse than this in the matter of food, 'the coming summer's crop won't be up to par. There is a scarcity of food in all zones. There still, is danger. Tuberculosis is increasing and there are threats of epidemics In some parts of the country. However, the basic work of rehabilitation is getting ahead. Importation of foodstuffs may solve the other pressing need. ~ — *» The first steamship to cross the Atlantic was the Rising Sun, which made the voyage in 1818. pital room for her date with March 19 to keep the stork. That is pretty long-range predicting. . . . New starlets? Cowboy star-Roy Rogers' famous horse, Trigger, recently acquired a harem of 24 mares, 17 of whom are now anticipating blessed events. At least one actor is willing to speak the truth. After five years away from Hollywood, David Niven iis finding that autograph faus around Hollywood do not recognize him. 'Ad," says Nivcn, "it's awful. Stars who snub autograph, collectors are crazy. I love 'em." Bebe Daniels' daughter Barbara, age 14, is working Saturdays as a. clerk in a Beverly Hills.department • Peter Eetoi's , ISSUE IS HOW CONTROLS Ofl m C6 fly NEA WASHINGTON 1 ,—(tffiA)— Experience in the six months since VJ- Day proves that too many wartime controls have been removed too fast, says Chester Bowles in making the opening arguments for renewal of Stabilization and Price Controls for a year beyond June 30. Too rapid removal of controls, says Bowles, will lead only to inflation. He therefore recommends playing it safe. "Too many people are betting on inflation," he says. "There's too much loose talk to the effect that •inflation is inevitable or that it is already here. Actually." he says, "it is only in the uncontrolled areas such as the stock market or renl estate where there is any runaway inflation." On the other hand, National Association of Manufacturers and the other business groups leading the fight to kill Off OPA maintain that pri:e controls hamper production and therefore encourage inflation through continuing scarcity of much-needed goods. In trying to build Up their case, these pressure groups maintain that business Is in a strnitjackct, bound, gagged and helpless to get relief. CONGRESS THE ISSUE Thcso two exactly opposite points, of view state the issue which congress now has to decide, so a little background information may be in order. In the six months since VJ-Day price controls have been completely removed from nearly 1000 items and price increases have been authorized on 9000 more. In the building materials industry which has been putting up one of the hardest righto to have all prict ceilings removed, increases have been granted on 36 major items. The list, includes southern pine, westen hardwood shingles, northern hardwoods, brick, tile, cement, ready- mixed concrete, gypsom, plaster vitrified clay pipe. Other increase; are coining, for the sole purpose of encouraging production. Any industry can get price increases authorized for its products al any time the industry can prove thai to deny an increase would cause it a hardship or cause it to make less money than it did In the 193G-39 base period. In tha case of tl\e steel industry which has just been grafted a price increase to cover wage increases, it will be possible for the Industry to appeal to OPA for further price increases whenever the present prices do not seem to assure it of 'prewai profits. QUICKER PRICE RELIEF IN SIGHT Under the old stabilization policy, an industry had to wait six months after a wage increase had been authorized before asking for increased prices. The idea was that this "cool 7 ing-oflt period" would enable the industry to try to absorb' the wage increases without decreasing its profits. Under the new wage-price policy which Mr. Bowles had just been . called up to administer, this six-months' waiting period is done away with. Quicker relief is in sight. This is the ;X)licy governing an entire industry. Tn the case of indi- vfdual firms wifliin an indttstty, relief is also possible. If. the firm ts reconverting from war production nnd finds Its costs are higher than aefore the war, OPA can and does grant, price increases. A firm selling the same, materials before, during and after the war, withbut any problems .of reconversion, can b6 aiaiied out under what's known as 'the general' rescue order," -which authorizes price increases where earnings are below the Industry, le* rather vel, or where costs of the product are greater than price ceilings. If the firm seeking, price increases has a business turnover of less than $200,000 ft year, it merely has to notify OPA that it is increasing its prices. If OPA takes no action within 20 days, the price rise goes into effect automatically. Pacts such as these arc accidentally or on purpose overlooked by Ihc' trade association lobbyists in their campaign to kill off price control. With all these loopholes and authorizations for increases, NAM'S price controls are delaying production simply docs not stand up. The argument that production of much- nncdrd goods will be further delayed if price controls are continued another year, likewise does not stand up. The world's largest oil refinery is at Abadan, Iran. granting argument price that chipping at For instance, lady dentists agreed should not tell your c' that the won't hurt hifi . because Junior [ will soon find out differently, then he'll be as nrnd-at at the dentist. The lady dentists claim! them, as much as youngster when he in, expecting a pleaswit, afternoon, and then feels luVllC brain knocked out* Therefore, mothersj tell your tot that the nice will positively hurt him, Junior won't hate you after-, Hfe r leaves the dentists office": He'll*hatb you before he goes. 1 - -> '^M Composer j 59 Even (contr.) 60 Assault 61 Highest cards VERTICAL 1 Dibble . 2 Contend 3 Fruit 4 Like 5 Ruler' 6 Woody plant 7 Rupees (ab.) ' 8 Isle -•, 9 Meadow 10 Coin l v 13 Sesame 14 American humorist 1.7 Symbol for UO.HIZONTAL mistake 1 Pictured 57 Loathe composer, Antonin 6 Paths 11 Ventilate 12 Oriental guitars , 15 Observe • 16 Fruit 10 Nest of '. pheagants 19 Wolfhound ' 20 Chaos 21 Merriment 22 Laughter j sound ,..-•' 23 Droop ' 25 Seine '• 28 He was a composer 31 Shrub 33 Symbol for gold 34 On account (ab.) 35 Therefore 36Rhode Island (ab.) 37 Main stress ,39 Plunder '41 Matched I pieces, . -';42 Eyes (Scot.) .43 Symbol for . > tantalum 45 Body part 49 Diminutive of Edward' J50 Hammer head '52 Sea eagle 53 At this place 56 Make a ' ruthenium 45 Touch' 19 Exclamation 46 Morsel 23 Encrustations 47 Individual',\ 24 Sky-blue 48 Trial ' * 28 Weird 27 Journeys 29 Peruse. 30 Head cover 31 Onager,< 32 Land parcel 38 Says 49 E*damatlolri of inquiry tf/f; SOVewttfiteTik 51 Bitter vetehV 54Corded,fabr|e< 55 Abstract b«iiirVi 57 Th '- • store. Several players on the CREDIT — Labor union spokesmen are even more clamorous in demanding relaxation of federal control of credit. They insist that .their private surveys refute the general belief that their people have, been able to set aside large- sums of money because time wages. their high war- "Mr. Ace and the Queen" set were watching. .a couple . of decorators hanging some drapery for the next scene. "Hey, Roth," said one of the decorators. "Hang It a little higher." "Ah," quipped Sylvia Sidney, "The Drapes of -Roth." 'IlI/E CHARACTERS A group "f character actors heac!- 'd by J. Carrol Naish will propagandize for the Academy Award nominations to have a double brack- it next year. They want a separate ttward for character actors and supporting players. . . . Billy de Wolfe, the Paramount comedian, avid Army Arnell, vocalist on the Abb°tt and Costello show, jire plotting an elopement. . . . Bob Hope is at the top golfing form of his career, tying the Palm Springs course record a few days ago with sizzling 66. Sue Carol and Alan Ladd have nought a 25-acre ranch in Hidden Valley .for, a weekend hideaway. . . . Hal'Roach, according to the grapevine, will soon leave the film industry for the hotel"" business.' . . . Brian. Donlevy may angel the play, "I,,Lorna Marsh," on Broadway. WI5LL 'BUTTERED Wendell Niles met Dori Prindle The average workingman, according to their charts, had a backlog of bills at' the time his wages h}t £ upgrade after the fall of Prance' in June of 1940, when the United Stares was transformed from an economically depressed nation into a prosperous "arsenal of democracy,' They owed money for food,'shelter, clothing, doctors' care etc. They spent their extra earnings QH getting square with their creditors am keeping just one jump ahead of the sheriff. As proof of this .contention, they cite that the hat Ua4 to be pjaiji among tiiendrf to support Etnkinj steel arid Qeneial. Motors wujkeis Curing their \va4koul. They r&d at surplus «v0n' for bare existence, ac cording to this argument. „' and said; "I've got an inside track on nylons." "Great," said Prin,die. "There's only or\e hitch," replied Niles, "you have td buy three pounds of butter.." John Hodiak can speak with authority on the housing shortage, too. Eight relatives are living in his five-room ranch home, with four of them sleeping on cots in the living room. Maestro kes B.rown thinks that young movie hopefuls stand a very good chance of reaching Hollywood movie executives now — with, radar. . . Credit Re«is Toomey with the iiuulcbt trick of the week, which IP million buys will .never believe. For 3, scene, hi "The Big JJleep," he klss- ^s f/fuireii Bac^ll on the clieek. wltfle walking by her and never nilssej 'e». Add Bright Sayings pf Actors' Truman's closest apvjsers have up What your RED CROSS Chapter does in W • m <• i f is 'OU KNOW what'the Red Cross lias done overseas in World War II. The World knows it. Another glorious page in the history of your Red Cross is being •writlcn. Each of the 3,75-1 chapters in the nationwide Red Cross network . . . just as our local chapter . . . did its full share to make possible all the help and comfort given bur fighting men. But that is only half the story. Here is what your Red Cross chapter is doing now and will be doing for years to come. Dltaiur •«||*f. In this couotw tut year, tKc, Jled Cros? gav- ~ a -' *260 disasters. Our cha_ disaster comtT)itH8<j !$« uf to act at tfitf inm'af, ^ catastrophe . . . tq v pro*! gcncy shelter, load, «%..., medical, care for, we vtcjyi after ih« firs< shock has.W conies the long Job offline Home S«rwlc«, wprker is a borne, shooter for the, f family., <?nr c Service workers Ko«r,4«y,,,.t equipped fo act AH Red H«m* Nursing. The Red Red Cross teaches the fun- Jame.nt?ls of homt nursing to many citizens. They learn how to care for illnesses uuderthecloctor'sdirectioii. Jlin(ar Md Crp»», Boy- and jjirjs lea^n first, aid, accident prevention, wtiter safety, ruitritioni and borne nursing in order to become cituens Ot tomorrow, , water M Volunteer Special J»rvit'ei. Your l\pi);hl)qr next door is probably ^ member of one of th» sew for A«?J»Wnt, or i 'Ijoittjl Seryice Vorkw . . .But whatever she does . , • 4 e * »we 9u4 enott nel euet^b the R^'d Cross t e 9u4 enott nelp "~ " ' J t ... . that your voluntary services, backed by maKf it ppwjjle for; {te4 l Q > i>4\ tot Wrj.^n jf'"-- individual gins <*re its, only source uf iu,&>tuj, -fcr

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