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. kdst Coh&lSteftt Newspaper '; ft&tiMtt fcfr *M PiAflS f?*vrf, <22 1*. Foster A**., awarftnent*. MBM&Eft Of THfi ASSOCIATED PRSSS (Full PtfcW 5i exclusively entitled to the n«e for jnibHcatloij to It or bther wise credited to thfa pafeer and Also the H nnftWished herMti. Enured us second elass tnatter at the post office at T(St»», otfde* ths net of March 8rd, 1879. ~" StTjlSCRlPf tOft RAfES fcAftftlEft in Pirtipft 4Bc T-«f week. $1.00 Per month. Paid in advance, $3.00 __.,J 1B(*fl(». $6.00 pw six months. $12.00 per year. Price per single copy 5 centt. Bre IHaU orderl,,accepted in localities served by carrier delivery. ^ AND BRIMSTONE i- Ofie "vVfitei' cbmpdfes the program of the National Committee '6n Atorhic Information with the old-fashioned "hell fire Srlti bh'mst6ne" type of religious evangelism. That is, he says the NCAI is trying to create interest In the potentalities of atomic fission by "scaring the hell" out of us — literally. Atorn bombs are so cheap, the committee says, that "even a srtldll nation may soon possess the means of obliterating a large nation at will." "ft is possible today," we are warned, "to smuggle an atomic bomb into a large city, and dStonate it at any time — even decades later — by means of a radio signal from another country." And don't trouble to try doing anything about this terrible $ltuation, either, because the committee says that there not only, is no defense now, but there ain't going to be none, neither. " Goodness, gracious, what's this world coming to? What's the-use of trying, if we're predestined to be blown or seared iht& unrecognized atoms — or maybe molecules or protons or neutrons? 'Of course, the comrrtittee could be over-excited, we hope. Let's see, now — '• It cost the United States two billion good, hard iron men — two billion, not million, dollars — to develop the atomic bomb. Even when the developmental peak had passed we had 65,000 men and women on the job, including several thousands of the best/scientists and engineers in the world. We had to apply mechanics so exact that most big nations, even/ would be incapable of imitating the job if we provided scientists to tell them what to do. The United States, Great Britain and Canada are so far in the van in atomic fission that if anybody ever overtakes us it Will be our own silly, fault. We are never going to start an atomic war, but if anybody else does we should be able to blow the/'be-jabbers out of them. ; And in our opinion the committee is speaking out of its own ignorance when it says that no defense can be devised against .the atomic bomb. Maybe yes, maybe no. No layman is in position to judge, and that includes the National Farmers Union, the United Steelworkers and the National Association of University Women, sponsors of the committee. The atomic bomb, used for destruction, is a frightful thing. Make no mistake. But this earth has survived a lot of frightful things already. Maybe it will this one. Indeed, in our opinion probably it will survive this one. Common Ground By v R. C. IIOILES Christian Century Publishes Articles Based On Errors The \vorst of our errors is religious miseducation. When the religious, leaders are advocating economic errors we arc bound to suffer. •, We, are bound-to have unemployment and eventually a lower •tftndard. of living. 'I want to analyze.an article published in the Christian Century of January 30 under tho heading "A Lollipop for Danny." It was Written by Kermit Eby who is a minister and at one time was secret;*) y oft the Teachers Union in Chicago. He, is : now what is called Director ofj Education and Research for the C. I, 6. with headquarters in Washington. ijis conclusions of h o w to impro\o the lot of man are based on errors. Errpr number one is that increasing wages without increasing production, or even with increased, prpfluctjpn, increases the total pur- chftsing power. Total purchasing power is not increased one penny by artifically increasing wages. In fact total inir- chftslng power is greatly reduced,, bjj) artificially increasing wages of certain groups above what a free market would pstabljsli ,-ns a fair and ju^f-t Wflge. ft. niaicas not n par- tiolp of difference as to' the tola) ptfrbha&lng power whether I he employer has the money to buy or thfe workers Jvave the money -o buy, The-nature of the pwehnses miglil he differwit. lull, tho total purchasing power will he exactly 1he same. To clniin othonvise is equivalent to wiying thr.t if you take a quart of milk out of one gallon jar and put it into anolhcr jar that has three quarts you will have more milk than you originally )md. It is exactly as simple as that. Yet misguided: men have been saving for the last 30 yesrs that purchasing power is increased by inqreasing wages. Total purchasing power is increased by more prpduption of what people want, whp themselves have produced cofyipthing of equivalent value! To-, lali production is always increased when all men are free to help es- taljlish values. That is when they arti free to produce what the con- s>Uj|ier is wJHiiifj anc| able . to pay for. The total purcljaiing pow.er is never increase!} when onp group at fnen g«t together and arbitrarijy fltf wages for the workers or selling price for the .employer in a cer- "lam line of .protection. If they fix wBjges above the average, too many people are attracted to that line Q{ work unless seniority 'u> used If flenipi U" 1 o '"Pfj tho^e nponjo i)io- todteil*tiy Sejiiurtiyli&ve moie purr nayv,er, but those pi event\ competing and wl'o have 1 • power The icstilt ' of tho&a Nation's Press WSO.OOO FOB A HORSE (The Chicago Tribune) The English illustrated paper] dont' seem to tell quite the samd story that is being peddled in Washington these days. The pic* lure of the stallion, Stardust, sold to a syndicate for $450,000 "at IN recent December bloodstock sales' 1 doesn't precisely emphasize Brit* ish poverty. The horse was sold by the Aga Khan, himself fantastically rich, and was bought by a syndicate, shares in which cama to more than 511,000 each. Then there was the race meeting at Windsor, regarded.as a great success'. On Easter Monday the nags will be running at eight English • tracks. It looks as if there are a lot of people in England who, it they went to work, inlnhl help pull. 1hc';r country out of its difficulties, \vithout clrf^ultihg on nny more lor.ns from America. ery other worker in the land. Yet fo- the C. I. O. snvo thr.t t!-.o Tien^'n vvlio op'-iosc :x .10 ncrcsni. ')?>;.' in- I'.T.!h'.o !!. j'o-.v (!c'-vj "lis :M;-II '-;'iov/ v:lirt (ill olhri' p?tn!" 'hitii'. 7 J' ; -:'..i iv -«. llio '-'U VH'W-nl i'.-'-i -.•-;••'.' V/luit. mor.'il I'iK'il 11 •.'.-> h" .','<>( . I" draw. c(inrh"'.;r,ns a <v v' v/)v>l nil vvrll l:nn\VK l!i.-'.i r.iv.-1'iiii,". !^ii'i H(.fpvvx Irnn rxt-hrii'tif;; mil of ''-"il- .-inrT. is (luirinipntfil to (-vr-ry n-:'ii in thy laud. They oppose a .'U) purconl iii-tii'i- cial iiu.-'-.eKan hecaus'! liv.?y know it \voul'l th'rtiw Iho hnlnncr: i;i!i »f lino 'riiriy loin'.v MiP\ I hrsr> i)'(;n liavo not 'inriv,"!-,<?tl Ihfir cfficir-.'.-.v. MO percjnf Vvi-n if M/ - . Kb.v .-i-ys they have. If they have in«cu:jo;l affii?iency 30 percent'an Mr. fCby contends then every other nori-pn in the land that einploy.s labor or buys some is mistaken. Because if thoy had increased their efficiency 30 percent, as he contends;, employers and people who buy things would gladly buy from them on a free market without any compulsory, wages by simultaneously stopping production. Mr. Eby says, "When they oppo:,e an increase in purchasing power they are cutting their own t'conoiriic throats for they are .ssrkiiH 1 , to shrink the mar-' ket for their own goods and services." But he does not say who opposes an inci't'a.se in purchasing power. I personally know of no one who opposes it ami neither does Mr. Koy, nor anyone else. But because thev oppose-an increase of-pur- •ha'sing power for ono- group by reducing purchasing power of another group does not'warrant Mr. Eby in saying that people oppose an increase in purchasing power. Anybpdy that opposes an increase in purchasing power is an absolute i>nemy of society. He vvould be insane IP oppose an increase in purchasing power. But adding to one gioup'i> purchasing power and cle- creas'ng another group's purchasing ppwer is not the same thing as Incica&ii|g I'Urchasing power. In fact it i; decrfceusiiig total pui'chas- ma power because it causes discontentment, covetousnes^, hate and the u*>e of foice to protect one group fiflni cpmpeiinjg »U ciub«^3 the t»o"P tlwt is- not peumlted to compete; tl.at is. not permitted to work at the job* mcmopoii/ea by I!MH union gi'Wp*- ' • I will have to continue this In the next issue. By HAY TUCKER INCREDIBLE—The prospect, that Presidential jester George B. Allen will eventually hund the board of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation lias provoked a r.estudy of the origin, operations and long-time purpose of the most colossal banking institution in the world's history. The appointment of Mr. Allen to any high post would provoke anything. Criminally organized by Herbert, Hoover merely to bail out a few small banks and industries in an attempt to stave off an Inevitable depression born of Coolklije-Mellon- Hoover inflationary policies during Uit: Lite 1920 boom, the RFC now has ovt-v-all assets and control of credit totaling at least $30.000,000,000. As of today, the RFC aould buy out till -the railroads and the public •..•tilities of the country and still h'.ivr; nnrc capital and assets than any private bank in the United States. Incredible as it may seem, a man with no financial or banking experience will eventually run the RFC at a tirao when it will become a more important agency than it hns been in the past. He will be charged with its liquidation, which means the settling up of old bills and scores, bargaining over payments of interest and principal on federal investments and the .subsidizing of new industries such as the Kaiser-Frazer automobile, shipbuilding, steel, aluminum and other plants. TECHNIQUE—But the most aina- fiyig and hitherto unwritten chapter of the HFC's history is how this agcr. :y. inadvertently stole the leadership of world finance from Wall and Threadneedle streets. It explains why Washington has supplanted New Yorl: and London as the capital of credit and money, with the inept but agreeable "Georgie." Sllen as 'jlv? world's financial czar. U,ider President Hoover the RFC was a sort of glorified pawnshop, with former Vice President Charles G; Da was as chairman. President Roosevelt planned to operate it a- lontr the .same lines, with Houston Banker Jesse Holman Jones as the big fsoss. Having prevented a bank failure in Houston in 1331 by hard-boiled but cooperative methods, Mr. Jones thought that )is could use the same U.cOjninue in "savins? the country's bunk':, railroads, public nUlitin.s and industriwi. c:ONTI!Oij~.1(MKf % .Jones became n ''(•drnil, ]p|4al "i\'ii(:f!" lor nil the ".:jil,s mid doiv.s" .spc.til'itic.'i of thn. loiuilry. Wiih Mm coojieral.ion of Hciiiitor Uiirtur Oluss 1 ., pilb drivor of the senate turn'(ing and cmrrunuy t-oinmittoe, and of Ilfnry Morgen- lha.il, Uit'n Kf'i.Tt'l/.n'y of tlui l,rpas\tvy, lie did many JhiiiKS wlii'.'h were out- rifUil. illf:!:;,'ii. lie aUmiUs it. Hi; and the federal bank examiii,- .-:rs, who arc subject to tlie secretary .•)(• the treasury, overvalued more than 2,000 financial institutions' holdings in order to {rive them the semblance of solvency. But "Un:le Jo&so" saved those banks. The time came, however, when the RFC had to assume control of all national financing. The federal agency reached its present estate because ths leading'bankers of the nation abdicated their responsibilities. Had it not been for their weakness and surrender, the control of money and credit might still rest in New York instead of Washington. Here- is the inside story which "Georgie" Allen doesn't know now but may learn: CONFIDENCE —After President KooseVslt had closed and reopened most of the mtidn's banks in 1933 the fin,''.n:ial horizon looked brigh to the men vn Washington. But thei rosy hopes were shattered when th Hn'rriman National Bank of Ne 1 York failed and closed its doors will liabilities of $6,000,000. It looked as if the new deal pro gram for restoring confidence—"Th only thing we have to fear is fear —would be shattered at the start. A high official handling thes f.roblenv, hopped a train for the me tropolis and blustered into the offic of J. P. Morgan at 23 Wall Stree the next morning. He insisted, h plradecl, he beg;.;ecl that the late P. open the Harriman Bank to re assure Americans that our financia syptem was sound, although tempor arily shaken. "How can I do it?" querried Mi Morgan, then the acknowledged head of the nation's banking fra ternity. "Here's how," said F. D. R.s rep resentnUve. "First, you sign a check on behalf of the Harriman bank and make it a fat one. Then, pu; on your hat and go up and do\v) Brjiid and Wall streets, insisting that the heads of every other im- fortant barjx! kick in to save fth-e Harriman bank. They will do jit if you ask them to come along." &. FIGHT— Mr. Morgan called in George Whitney, then the comint, young man in Wa.ll street, and Bus- s?ll C. Lel'fingwull, who had servec in the treasury under Carter Glass He explained to them the proposa oi President Roosevelt's emissary. "We have neither a moral nor z responsibility to save the Harriman bank," stonned Mr. Whitney And the bank was not saved. When the RFC representative reported his failure to President latter clamped hi.s Roosevelt, ths jaws and said: "Okay. The fi«ht is on. Wo wil) rii'l'.c i.hir RFC the biggest bank'in (hi', world. We will steal tlie money show from Wall .Street." And the boss of the Ld'eatest fiii- inclnl institution in all history is—, him Mowers tor I'tin Garden clubs, florists, and horticulturists working through American Red Cross camp and hospital cquncils have kept arniy, navy, and veterans' hospitals supplied with flowers, plants, and landscaping material, In one instance, 40,000 daffodils were sent by chamber of commerce members of'Tacoma, Sumner, and Puyallup, Washington, to hospitals in the vicinity served by the Northwest Camp and .Hospital Council, We Should Also Be Teaching the U,S. Constitution I have in m$ hands a bulletin of the Philadelphia Council .of the American-Soviet frienudship, schools and colleges division, for January, 1946. This bulletin is, I am reliably informed, being sent to schools in Philadelphia. In the past this was done more or less subtly. Teachers who were members of communist chibs, or trusted by club members, were used to get the message into i-eceptive minds, but now, 1 am told, the circulation is openly done. One portion, reads: "Star Febtti-* ary 10!" The purpose for featuring February 10 With a star on the school calendar is because it is election day in Russia for deputies to the supreme soviet. The gratuitous teacher's aid asks: "Have you discussed with your students who may vote, how candidates are selected, how many delegates are elected, what the supreme soviet does?" and then precede with several pages of material to give our youth a comr plete and extensive education in the election procedure of the soviet stale. I have talked to two of my nephews who have had this supplementary education furnished in the classroom at the kindly instigation of the friends of the soviet union, and have found that they were totally uninformed about the election procedure of the United States of America. If we have to pay school taxes to support schools that teach (he soviet constitution but haven't time to teach the American constitution to our children, I am at least making bold to request that a fuller cd- iK'ation on this subject held to be of such prime importance to the children be given to them while they are at it. I particularly ask for correction of the omission of any mention of the rather interesting fnct that the soviet constitution pro-: vides for no, opposition candidates, and no opposition votes in these highly decorative elections. In this they arc just like Hitler's "ja" elections— save that Russians write "da." Now I don't think it's fair and good SDortsrrianship on the pnrt. of the Philadelphia Council on Soviet- American frienclshin, and the many teachers in the Philadelphia schools, and no doubt the public schools in many other of our American cities, who in the interests of "pure knowledge," of course, use the children's classroom time to hand on this information so essential to their developing lives as American citizens.' — I don't think it quite cricket, or. Hovle, or whatever expression you like, to leave the children with a misconception on this one intriguing angle. It might just be rather important . to them. It seems to me that it would be a little Jike teaching them that Robin Hood had a barn, without telling them'j he was a bandit. O)' telling them what a fine British accent Bcnedic Arnold had. but omitting that he did gather information for the wrong party. Of course I wouldn't think of letting the deep, dark suspicion enter my mind that the Philadelphia Council of Soviet-American frierid- 10 could have omitted the little (fact that the soviet elections are run on the same principle as those of the late condemned Herr Hitler, through anything but' sheer oversight! The ». ; \ :^;> ~* * ^ * "& ' ^ " l^f^^a^ 11 r*^\ iV^^r 6 "*V 4"*^ ^^V^RX * "" ." '-*'•*'** "^ * — ""*''* 15. "V* ^ ~*^'"* i $iwfc" &A I At* traveief FRANKFURT , Germany, March 1. —There is abroad in the American zone a spirit of uncertainty th&t strikes me as being a- grave embarrassment to our military government which has one of the world's tough> est jobs. '••'•-• I refer to a rather widespread feeling in this zone, and one finds it registered- among Some of our Allies, that the American public is weakening in its earlier ''determination to occupy Germany militarily. This feeling has been by a engendered widespread ahd insistent demand by the home folk ate lion for immedi- demobiliza- of soldier relatives, coupled with the lack of adequate replacements for those demobilized. YJou hear the , soinment that OE many Americans are ' reverting to isolalipnisrn. Surely there has been a misinterpretation of our attitude. It's hard to see how anyone could fail to regard with sympathetic understanding a desire to get the release of our boys who have been long in service abroad. However, distance often distorts vision and the United States is a long way from the occupied zones of Germany. Thus, we find a considerable amount of uncertainty over here regarding just what policy the American public wants to pursue and uncertainty, of course, is a bad thing for morale. The Allied leadership has made the needs quite clear. Reformation of Germany and the politico-economic reconstruction of Europe depend upon a lontj term ecciioaticv of thn retch by the Allies. The alternative is continued disorganization and ult'inrttely more war. The British appear to be set for at least'P '30-year occupation. Orm assumes that the' Russians and. French have similar intentions. Your columnist, also assumes that l he people of the United States have the same niin, but it would be most useful if'this could be demonstrated for the benefit of the doubtful oVer here. ' I was chatting with an American officer j-csterday and asked him what he would think of American abandoning occupation of Germany. He cast a caustic eye on me and •eplied: . • "Well maybe it would be a good hing from one standpoint. It all Mot B ir,'"fife flWB.Mttef fot'Hol- lywood stars ahd New York socialites, writes from frew York: "This dS fealiy a new and" sensational mil- Hner^ gcoojfr Th6 glass hM, is hete to stay. THe flew slogan is: "You can't keep it under your hat any more,- because eVerybfie Cart sefe what's urider it;' Transparency is here to stay." Between ppen-fttfttt dresses and glass hats, the gehtiemeft, it seems, afe'Bue for & new era of peeping. *' * » '• • • . • The Marx Brothers' commen* tai-y on the hbuslng shortage: Gi'ouchb, as a hotel proprietbr in "A Night in Casablanca," tells an Arab: "I'm sure you will find oUf tents very comfortable. They have four exposures. There's a floor in every room, a. mattress on every floor and s, prayer rug on every mattress. If you don't sec what you want, jiist get Sown on the rug and pray for it." BLONW WIG FOR S. A. South Americans like blonds — they've been rioting over Lana Tur- aior. SO Eleanor PoWell will don a blond wig for a, couple of numbers Whfen she opens a seven-week dancing engagement at the Copacabana Council of Soviet-American friendship is willing to go to such great efforts to enlighten our youth through our public schools Chat anyone would be an old curmudgeon to think it could have any ulterior .notives or shrewd methods! In January alone it provided an exhibit arranged by thn students and teachers of one of rfiil'adelphia's 1 big schools, and it set up in the I'm; ibrary on the Parkway a big col- ection of mother and child care ^holographs of, the kind 1.1 utt any H-pfessional publicity agency would set up. FurUioriuore, it provided <i vcek'ly radio lecture through the loopwation of one of the big radio ttilions which, like the public school eaehcrs, an; so willing to help muku is all one happy family by purvoy- ny the excellencies of sovjetlund. h week a prominent American vho had viisted the soviet union elivered a lecture. I have not heard hat any who were so mentally twist- d as rtot to have liked the soviet nion were ask,ed to speak! And then there were six ticket ale lectures at tlje local Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew ft Peter Edson's Golump: ... ON THE MATTER OF SPILLING TIE MILE By VfeTER KI)SON NEA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON.—In addition to all of its other troubles, OPA now gets blamed for making'it impossible to keep the young folks and hired, hands clown on the farm. No sooner had.Georgia Congressman Stephen Pace's speciarsubcom- mittee on agriculture started to investigate the shortages of milk, butter, sugar and wheat, than it ran slap dab into this. It used to be, Henry Hagg of th§ Dairymen's Cooperative association of Portland, Ore., told the'commit-; tee, that life in the city wasn't much different from life' o'n the farm,. That wg,s before the days pf pavedj highways and picture shows. But now; whenever a far-m boy \vants to marry sow slick city girl, he has to offer her the same comforts she's used tP in town, and the farm boy? jus|i- can't make enough money tp dp that. .. » . • ' : The implied solution for this probi 1cm,was to raise the QPA ceiling oh milk and dau.v i-ottuv Of A - * r S^'M.? &: a banquet for about 250 congressmen one night, just to make sure the congressman understood how poor they were. N,ext day the spokesman for the group went up on Capitol Hill to make their speeches of the night before official. Henry Haag was the' first, witness. He said that all the farmers had been able to do dyiring the war was liquidate their d^bts. iH,e said it was so bad that if a farmer sjat down and figured up the ep'slj of his grain, feed and straw, h^ had nothing left for his labor and, nothing with which to rehabilitate his plant. He explained it was possible for farmers to keep on going- because they "could live x>ff tljelr deprecation." EQPP VS.. The trouble was, Haag went on, that food was the one thing every- bpdy had to h,^ve, and therefev.e everybody waiUed to get it a.s. as, possible. Nobody over tlpo! puce oi l{e tuol. u.t,uu with _fua4 being 40 per cent of 4Jie York state, made a speech jqst like a congressman. He said he represented 28,000 farmers and seven million consumers and .he got pretty, red-faced, about the. whole business. THE 1JIRED HANDS Mr. Rjathbun said people living on the farms' weren't interested in tfrese luxuries, but they also weren't, interested in doing business 'at a sacrifice.' . . • Among the, sa,cr.if.ices he. mention^ ed was that he darsen't refuse to loan his par to his hired hands when they wanted to go to town and the car ;wa/s broken down. Also, his women' folks da/sen't refuse to mind the hired hanHs' children when tlie hired hands' wives wanted 'to go to town to 'do some shopping. If they did refuse, the hifefl hands left. Keeping help on the farm was just us difficult as keeping' the ypung folks, even though, .wages, for goocj h,and£ wpre jrap^ $^Q(L ty $29,0 Tixati was' yiw room, iSveu so, that's ttWkes &f*a association on the soviet union, and none of the lectures' was' unfriendly, due to the "kind cnre" of he Philadelphia Council on Soviet- American friendship. A new bulie- ,in, published twice u month', called "The Reporter," was provided,' and' it was noted that it; "Draws nfcieh- tion to writers who seek to distort the picture" — a very considerate 1 service indeed. Finally, there is the invitation to put your name on the' [list for home lectures. A lecture will be provided in•'your own parlor,' or I suppose in the kitchen or closet if there is an overflow. It is stipulated that places will be reserved in these lovely home gatherings f or teachers; undoubtedly they should have lhe honors. " Altogether, it is-a beautiful service in the cause of education of our youth, and the preservatibn 'and perpetuation of the American experiment which the .founcil: of So* viet-American 'friendship is carrying out. ' •• Or don't you think so? Just who is beiiiK taken for a ride? And can John Citizen blamti anyone but'hint- .self, ouce ho knows about this stuff? (Copyright, 1946) depends on what the people back home want to achieve. Perhaps on the whole the United States would prefer not to trouble with long military occupations but to fight a new war every 20 years. He was drawing tho long bow, of course, but his remark provides food for reflection. So far as Germany is concerned she .shouldn't fight again for 20 years because she is too badly smashed up. Still, she Will recover and then the question of peace will depend on her morals at that time. Because of her geographical position Germany is likely to be the political balance wheel of Europe for a long time to come. The dangerous question of balance of power among'the great rid*' ?tons will" depend" heavily 6ri what' happens in Germany. Her. 'neutrality -is vital. Should she fall under the influence of any great power'it would create a situation 1 that' would invite'another war. plane: "tfo, ffiank*. $T6t . i -* «tt 5. '-d*-*?. - * **f* war is ove? Imr in a, hunt figalft/' * » * felahche Yurkfc met one Inh-de^-dah glamor . "1 understand you!- aCtifig has been, influenced bfe tne. _.. theater." surprised, Slaft'feM t ted that sh /—"- **^< system of acting. hands! honey," said use the Gregory Joan Fontaine is Cuba WtfM an Indefinite vacation. "tutors, clfers. She'll do after her return. nick may stai> Shirley TerHtiig, filmusical, "television dftl??^'"t"'« After reading that headilhe,' "fta- d&r Hits Moon," Red Skeltfen tiirnM to Mrs. S. and said, "wM:'if ^trM person radar— another wbiriari dr.lV* or?" ' • •• ':•'•:' 1*"' DANGEIWUS, SHE SAV8 "\'A love.'' scdne "between' Q^O Montgomery and Julie Ha verr Three. Little Girls iti ' . to be postponed because JUtiie' suffering from a Sbrd thfoftfc: aM the studio was afraid George might contract it. "I- get' it,". said,, tfffft&j "I'm a dangerous woman, 'My; kiss is pneumonia." * # # It happened while singer Dick Haymes was living, in New Yprk. ;He received a' telephone call from,' an. actor friend who invited, him OVc« for dinner. ' . ''.'•"' .''• "You know the apartment house. where I live," said the -actor;. /'Weil; you press the button with your/01-; bow, you go inside and • see'iinyj- name on the mailbox, and youVpress that button with your, elbowi -Wheny you reach my door, you press th&t button with ; your other elbow 1 dhd . " ' ' ' ••;••'''• " J "Wait a minute," interrupted Haymes. "What's all; this about-pressing all 'those buttons with my' elbowSf-; "Good heavens, Dick'," said*£he actor, "you're not planning oircojh- ing empty-handed, are you?',' '" r '- A ' Helium, fbiirid with natural . gjis, now enabless deep sea dlyers.to remain under water for as i long as. six hours. - • • r-' Bengal Governor HORIZONTAL 3 Blush 1 Pictured Gov- 4-Railroad (ab.) ernor of Ben- 5 Ear (comb, gal; Frederick form) -^- 6 Rub ' • ,. . 7 Navigate 8-Strokes 9 Mineral rock 10 Red Cross •• (ab.) 11 Kind of acid^ 12 Reviser 13 Withdraw 18-E!xist ' 21, Agreeable 23 English' borough 8 He was once a railway 14 Sluggishness 15-Vaulted roof 16 Augment 17 Drug 19 Insect egg 20,Sof t drink 22 Trees 23 Against 24 Foe ' ''» 26'Earlier 27 Man's, name 28 Wealth 29 While 30 Any' 31 gun-dried 'brick- • 34 Perfect 38 Boring-tool 39:Thick 405280 feet 41 Match 45 Lays over 461'have (contr,) 47 Dedicated , 49,Wrdng'' (prefix) 51 . 52 Return 54 Ascetic 55 Guarantor Rhine 26 Patterned cloth 31 Esteem 32Propels 33 Engine workers 85 Attract 36 Long lor 25 Dutch part of 37 Smaller d , , .. ..,.w s, 41 Fashion" 42 Near 1 43 Weary 44 Lteve'l. 47,'Adyance guard "") 48 S-shapedworn 51 Eye (Sept.) / •53 Tungsten ^ (ab.) 1 Prejudiced 2 ; Unfas'tenifd.' 5.1." 15 52. 55 li. Copyright, 194&, NEA Senke, Inc XX VII r 'Plll'. next inin nmR l(ii llic inst time in many yens, llpio \vas no family biotiMast houi at ChfJ'g Edge, We had all needed rest, and every one was late. Men wcio coining and going from the district attorney's 6'fflce all the time and, .there werg the innumciable small things to be done which death maltes necessaiy in 'any household.' We were, just beginning a late lunch when the We.stbropk taxi came up the drive. The twins were home. They tumbled from the taxi apd swarmed ovei their grand- indthei and Betsy and their I phones the hole! in Atlantic C'lly whet-e.'we were Jnst year, and puts me and the' boys on the shore and me, and th,en went teaming olj through the' woods to the farni, My ]VJ,iss Jenny said, "Poor child." I swallowed a lyrpp in my throaj. They had neve; asked fpr Ph.ijlipa. "Poor child," my tyliss Jenny ret- peated, "Not even, her own, chilr dren . . " Clara, "Phjlhpa's coloied maid, wa,s explaining to Fletch. "I didnlt tell them n,othin', J^r. Wiljsop, 'cent tjia,t we were gone ho?ne. e. hotel people w^ked^ me . thjs niprmrig . for. h.nc\ happened, an,<J they for nje t,o came ugtit hpnje,* 1 , The g;r t w^s ashen, and it much, questioning on Fleteh's to get the whole sfajty. had, tak$n tb,e eJiHdren their own homo very /earjy Monday morning— sp efjrly \\^ liacl to \Vake« C theju there witfc4&e nje wh,at o tjam i en caily that evening had dfiven to Atlantic City to sep if eveiy thing was all right, Ijad tyelped Clara put the boys \o b,pd and then, ' as far as Clara Jfriew, had left, ' * « * ]\/rR. WILLSON called JefTioy a ** and lie and Zem and Stnub came Jjack aifain and questioned Cla,ra and, checked times and 'agps tjntjil I thought I would screa,;n and poor Clara's eyes were fpirly lolling in her head, But Glara was rjrm in l)er statement that it was abput eigljt-thirty .vVhen Phillipa had left the hotel,' If takes almost three hours to cbme from Atlantic"City to West- (b.rook, ^nd so we be^an agajR pjn the barne round of qj.iestions, nSost of them, however, directed tpward Fletch. Where was he be- ttveen 'eleven-thuty and twelve-thirty when Dru and I placed him ip the house. He counteied Jay asking them if it 1 wasn't ppssible. tjiat Philhpa h"ad not left Atlantic Qjty at ^jght-Vjft-tS', but ' had, sjtopped 'for dinner i or to visit friends and lefj rnuch, later But they shook that suggestion off and bjegan once pyer a,d. the places where he . for injorm^tjon about . . ttyeTaqys, a«,d then started'off ' •- .• . .,, ,.£ .finish that sentence, but I Jtnow what she' was wondering. There had lieen no message from P£i} Downey She began again,* "I* sup/* pose it would ho fpolibh to diiy telephone caljb." "If you c]on't want your questioned," I said ''yes,"i 1 Wei-, .isloiunicd wljen shp began to ciy, gontlv at i thqf " gieat lacking sobs T hurried' off to her loom, gave her'afp* ics and put her to bed, I WJBS" loss to understand hep sudden action and yet I supposed i); ,\s$s. 'cjuif/e normal, *' * * * <• -IEN I carne down, Stites was just leaving had pti mission from the attoiney's office to go dpw own office At the door Henducks was watfjing,, |j with the car, he turned^ b^ coming over |£« me, tOQfe jfl Irmly in his "Thank you, j Harrold.it he s | i( j ; typy i hst\7o r1r\Tia -fm» Tariviv '* ' done for Ienn,y." He left swif$y. The , passed quietly and quipklyTlRh .was so m.u,cji to 1? five o'clpck I made tyad wa.l{en,ed and ILi and my' Miss Jenny *cbme down' to the'}i|? it was cooler and vq and hi? father had ty So we were ?J1 ther§ dricks burst in. "My Qo4, s MV>. WUlsoj call you on account 9 thumb, jerked toward the i room where the'ypw ' still by the telephone,! i^< g$j*> y WP*k ^ went up to W? . told* ma tq wait, lim and efter a w!)Uf o sep jt I " half

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