Wilmington News-Journal from Wilmington, Ohio on January 12, 1959 · Page 5
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Wilmington News-Journal from Wilmington, Ohio · Page 5

Wilmington, Ohio
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Monday, January 12, 1959
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NEW FACES in the SENATE By Deane and David Heller Ceatral Press Association CorrespooAcDts WASHINGTON - The most im- {lortant issues facing Congress are those which determine world peace and the security of the United States. “We must devote a great deal of time and thought to foreign affairs, national defense and the mutual security of the free world,” declares Pennsylvania’s new Senator Hugh Scott, one of the few GOP candidates to buck the overwhelming Democratic tide on election day. A new face in the Senate, Mr. Scott isn't at all new to ^fficial Washington The 58-year-old solon has served eight terms in the Third of a Series BOOK NOOK House of Representatives. In fact he credits his Huuse service wiih being the biggest factor in his upset victory over Gov. George Leader. “Since I was the only Pennsylvania Republican elected in the statewide vote, I believe that public confidence in my 16 years’ service in Congress, dissatisfaction—especially on taxation—and the fact that voters wanted a hard-working progressive public servant who came closest to rep- resentng their own views were key issues in my election,” declares Senator Scott. Thomas E. Dewey played a key role in Senator Scott’s career. In 1W8 GOP presidential nominee Dewey picked Scott to be chairman of the Republican national committee and to manage his presidential campaign. Dewey HUGH SCOTT Pennsylvania lost, but Scott made a name for himself across the nation. Scott has several important legislative projects in mind. “Rule 22 of the Senate must be amended to prevent filibusters,” he says. “I will also sponsor legislation to make it a federal crime to bomb schools, churches and synagogues.” Scott also has some fears about the coming Congress. “I have always opposed legislative maneuvering which was designed solely for partisan political purposes,” the new Pennsylvania senator says. “We are faced with the real danger that the 86th Congress will degenerate into a battleground for the 1960 presidential e’ lection. I intend to fight any I trend that will interfere with the ¡primary legislative and investiga- I tive functions of Congress.” i NEXT—West Virginia’s Randolph Isak Dinesen, the distinguished Daniidi author, arrived in New York Jan. 4 for her first visit to tiiis country. Her trip, arranged by The Fund for the Advancement (rf Education, is under the auspices (rf Hie Encyclopedia Britannica. While here Miss Dinesen will make a series of filmed talks based upon some of the tales from her various works for the Britannica educational film series. Miss Dinesen will also speak before the Institute of Contemporary Arts and be honored at a dinner given by the Academy of Arts and Letters late in January. In 1934, whf'n Isak Dinesen’s first book was published in this country, though her editor, Robert Haas of Random House, recognized that her talent was unique and of extraordinary quality, the most he hoped for was a success d’estime. Instead, “Seven Gothic Tales” was chosen as a Book-of- the-Month Club Selection and overnight became a best seller. Dorothy Canfield Fisher, speaking for the Book-of-the-Month Club Board of Judges, said of ‘Seven Gothic Tales’ ”. . . . we .see a series of vigorously presented, outrageously unexpected, sometimes horrifying, but perfectly real human beings. . . . Perhaps you will allow me, as a Vermonter, to fall ! back on the New England language of understatement as my final report on these stories, and as.sure you that in my opinion it will be worth your while to read them.” At that time all that was known about the pseudonymous Isak Din- j esen was that he—or she—was a I Continental fmropean, writing in - English though that was not native to his pen and that he did not wish his identity revealed. In spite of the success of “Seven Gothic Talcs,” the author was still determined to avoid any publicity and for months she managed to preserve her anpnymity, but finally the pressure of readers’ curiosity became so great, the secret had to come out. Only then was it revealed that Isak Dinesen was not, as her name suggested, a man, but Baroness Karen BUxen of RungstedJand, Denmark. 'The Baroness comes of an old Danish country family, and in writing she is carrying on its tradition for her father—bom Isak Dinesen—who before her had made a considerable contribution to Danish literature. He served as an army officer in more than one war, and later, tired of fighting, went to America and lived for some years as a trapper with the Pawnee Indians in Minnesota. On his return to Denmark he wrote two books under the pen-name of Boganis, as he had been called by his red-skinned friends. In 1914 Miss Dinesen married her cousin. Baron Blixen, and , w'ent with him to British East .Afri- I ca, where they establi.shed and ! succes.sfully operated a coffee j plantation. In 1921 they were di- j vorced, but she continued to man- I age the plantation for another ten I years, until the collapse of the cof- I fee market forced her to sell her property and return to Denmark. Her second book, “Out of Africa.” Mondoy, Jan. 12, 1959 Dally Naws-Joumof WUrnttigtoa. ou» Ntl nSHii MAN — Elizabeth Taylor and Eddie FHsher ar» mapped dining out in a reatauran^ In Beverly Hills, Calif. recorded many of her experiences in the Colony, was again a selection oi the Book-of-the-Month Club, and again was received with enthusiasm by critics and readers alike. • • • EVER SINCE her return to Denmark in 1931, Miss Dinesen has lived a'life of seclusion. Sometimes to get relief from hou.sehold responsibilities so that she can write without into ruption, she .<;ay:j with kinsfolk in an unused wing of some famous old manor—she is re I lated, by birth or marriage, to half I the noble families of Denmark. I Sometimes she slips away to an obscure village inn to do her writing. There, incognito, she enjoys the conversation of provincial com mercial travelers and the compan- ionship of eight and nine-year-old schoollwys, with whom she plays cards for Imaginary high stakes. For many years, she has declined invitations to visit this country. Finally Alvin Eurich, the d- rector of The Fund for the Advancement of Educaton, a philanthropic organization established by the Ford Foundation, sucessful- ly persuaded her to make the trip by pointing out liow valuable her filmed talli.s would be to educational in.stilutions the world over. Besides “Seven Gothic Tales” and “Out of Mnca,” Mi.ss Dinesen IS the author of “Winter’s Tales.” also a Book-ot-the-Mon1h Club selection, “I.a.st Tales” and the recently published “Anecdotes of Destiny.” It is not generally known that $139,764 in Poor Relief Received Clinton county received $139,764.36 of the total outlay of $47,676.740 the state paid in 1958 poor relief funds, James A. Rhodes, .stale auditor, announced today. This represents a sizeable increase over 1957 payments w'hen the state disbiir.sed a total of $32,383,726 to Ohio’s needy. Reflecting the hard.ships of the 1958 recession, the outlay represents a total high payment. 'This was in addition to the millions pro- she has u.sed still another penname — Pierre Andrezel—but in this case less from motives of maintaining her privacy than to employ her great literary gifts to thwart and taunt the oppressors of her native land. In 1944, as Pierre Andrezel she published “The Angelic Avengers,’’ a novel which on one level told a fascinating ! story of mystery, adventure and young love, and on another was a bold and total condemnation of the Na/i conquerors in whose power Denmark then lay helpless. Only alter it had ticen published , in America, making the fourth I lime one of her books had been chosen as a Book-of-the-Monlh Club selection, wa.s Miss Dinesen’s , authorship revealed. ' READ THE CLASSIFIED ADS vkled by citiei and couaUtt out 9Ì local funds. Two emergency relief expenditures helped to account for this record payment. One was an additional appr<^riation df |6 million in poor relief funds that was passed at a special session of the legislature last June. The second was an advance distribution in December by Rhodes of $5 million in poor relief money which was originally earmarked for February 1959. Payments to surrounding counties include: Brown, $68,970.29; Clermont, $144,565.86; Fayette, $65,481.32; Greene. $147,841.36; Highland, $102,736.21; and Warren, $152,930.48. Social Agencies Council Reorganizes The Council of Social Agencies , Friday held a luncheon meeting at I Swi.sshelm’s restaurant and reorganized their activities for 1959. It was decided to continue meeting at noon on the second Friday of each month. The new program committee was named and includes Miss DorcAhy Steele, county health official; Miss Neda Stanfield, county welfare a.s- .sislant, and Walter Nichols, super­ intendant of county schools. After studies of primitive tribes in Sout America, Columbia Um: versity scientists assert that Peruvians and Mexicans have a i much harder bite than Americans. ! Peruvians exert jaw pressure of 184 pounds compared with 127 pounds for American athletes. Big Business Unconcerned With Ike-Democratic Fuss ■y r, H ' NEW YORK (AP) - The pro-i ipect of an economic tug-of-war between the Republican White' House and the Democratic Congress has left American big business unruffled. Of more immediate interest were such things as a booming stock market, a rising trend in auto production and sales, and a i high rate of consumer spending in department stores. Also of immediate concern were the continuing threat of more inflation and a tightening aqueeze on U. S. business in foreign markets where the dollar seemed to be losing prestige. President Eisenhower’s call for economy in government came as DO surprise. Just keep the budget in balance, he told Congress, and there will be a chance for tax re -1 lief next year. From Congress itself. Big Business awaited a round of investigations and harassments reminiscent of .New Deal days. Among likely topics for congressional scrutiny were: pricing policies in the steel, 'power and natural gas industries, tax benefits granted oil producers, alleged profiteering on defense contracts, the gap between farm prices and retail food prices, and w’ith big companies swallowing up smaller ones. Many industrialists felt the bark of the new Congress would be I worse than its bite. The betting was that little if any legislation curbing Big Business would be written into the books this year. Bills intended to aid Small Business found their way into the legislative hopper before the 86th Congress was 24 hours old. Rep, Oren Harris (D-Ark) introduced a national fair trade act permitting manufacturers to control retail prices of their products in all 49 slates. Its avowed aim: , to protect small retailers from “unrestrained cut-throat competition” in areas where state fair trade laws have broken down. Washington made other news this week . The treasury announced plans lor making 750; million dollars worth of new 21-' year bonds bearing four per cent interest. To make them more attractive, the government-backed securities will be offered at a dis- , count that will yield investors a return of about 4.07 per cent. This may mean tough competition for corpiorate borrowers in the scramble for available investment funds, and a stiffening of interest rates all along the line. New car sales in late December took an upward leap. For all of December, U. S. dealers racked up a sales total of nearly half a million cars — highest for any month since .August 1957. Auto production this week was estimated at about 133,000 cars, up 13*2 per cent from the same week last year. It would have been still higher except for a strike-induced shortage of windshield glass. There was good news, too, Irom the winter furniture market in Chicago. Orders booked during the first few days of the giant show were up 20 per cent from a year ago: insiders called it the best market in years ÿ. ■¡■A * ■ * .V V ^ ■'f A* s tv SPECIAL This Week Ladies’ and Men’s SUITS • 99)^ " Cash and Carry Monday, Jon. 12 Hirongh Saturday, Jon. 17 COMPLETE Laundry and Dry Cleaning SERVICE ftp il WORK SUPERVISED BY DON TOOPS Phone FU 2-2409 Plant—Hiome Ave. Store—49 W. Main St Phone FU 2-2211 SLICED BACON The best tobacco «lakes the hest smoke Serve & Save lb. 38c Get the gifts you want... Rave Top Value Stamps Monday, Tue.sday, Wednesday Thursday '8:30 a. m. to 9 p. m, Friday and Saturday 8 a. m. to 9 p. m. B. Ì. Btfuolde Toti.coo Cooptny, Wlntton-Stlta, N. Ck Camel outsells every other cigarette for lO- straight year Latest published cigarette sales figures* prove that Camel Turkish and domestic tobaccos has never been equalled. continues its 10-year leadership over every other cigarette—every filter, every king-size, every regular. The reason is clear: the costly Camel blend of choice quality No other cigarette can bring you the rich flavor, the easygoing mildness, the downright comfort of Camels, Today as always, the best tobacco makes the best smoke. •Compiled for 1958 by Harr>’ M Wootten. th# tob»<.-co industry’s foremost authority < mi cigarette sales. C Have a real cigarette—have a CAMEL

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