Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 18, 1953 · Page 4
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 4

Alton, Illinois
Issue Date:
Saturday, April 18, 1953
Page 4
Start Free Trial

Page 4 article text (OCR)

PAGE POUR ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH SATURDAY, APRIL 18, IfM Editorial Tenors Wonld Ita t)9f»fnf at Batters Our htt'i off to Nicolai Bcrc/.o*-»ky. Maybe you don't know Mr. Berezovsky. * never met him either. But we know he must be one of those fortunate combinations: A composer with some commen sense and art idea of what the public will stand for. He tvrote an opera for children: "B.ibar." It's about an elephant. And it lasts only about an hour — a flood argument, in itself, tor the opera, even among adults. But the remarkable thing about Mr. Bere/ow- sky's opera is that its hero is a baritone. We aren't prejudiced against tenors. As vocalists we admire them when they're really good. But we never have been able to make the "hero" and the tenor concepts coincide very well in our Pnfelta'fl Trlbfifp To Ih*. Lynn Dr. Robert B. I.ynn'i re-election a* president of the Alton school hoiird, by the hoard member*, will | proh,ibly he considered bv school patroni, ailminiv trators, and teachers .i< a fitting tribute. During Lynn's firsi two years on the board, the school district consolidated and he became the first hoard president of the new unit district, tinder Dr. Lynn's leadership, the board secured a building fund of 1,4,911,000 for badly needed new schools and additions. It is extremely doubtful that a bond issue of comparable »i/e will ever be approved by the vrlters of Alton or the school district in the future. Lynn and the hoard have followed the theory that if the residents of the district know what is needed the district will get anv approval necessary to keep Alton's excellent reputation for education. While the building fund for new schools will ffy Ctolfrraffh minds. Perhaps it u MS to dull the disappointment over remain the outstanding achievement of the board tragedy occurrinj; to the hero and separating him j in the mind of the public, the same ideas on keeping from the heroine at the end of grand operas that school patrons and taxpayers informed on the prob- prompted earlier composers to make tenors of their j lems and progress of the district governs the school heroes, though the way we've read history it was j board on every other action concrrning the district, purely a bow in the direction of art's vanity. although many improvements arc small 1 We'd be A whole lot more torn with grief to ( themselves. sec a baritone hero thwarted and slain, separated Under Dr. Lynn's leadership, the unit dist n from the girl friend. Maybe that's one reason light opera is more popular: The heroes are mostly baritones. Anyway, we hope more modern opera composers catch Mr. Bcrezowsky's idea. Tenors would make useful butlers. And This Incident Hecnllg the One . « . The Birmingham Psychic Research ^Society has decided to place lour investigators in the under* groftnd aquarium at Dudley, Liigland, to check on reports that "ghosts" have been stealing fish. Custodians of the aquarium said that fish have been vanishing mysteriously for a week and that there have been ghostly voices'and hollow footsteps. The board has demonstrated to the residents of Alton that it has the ability to make haste slowly, to take action quickly without acting so quickly that hindsight discovers errors or omissions that more foresight could have prevented. T. M -•- U ft. •«. Off 1Hlb, HtA »n\u. IM. "Before you think about marrying, talk to your father- he can advise you about how to pick the right girl!" TannliaiiMcr Helped III in Change His Mind About Dying t' / ./?• i The other d,iy a friend mentioned a '1 elegrapli ' ICtOl M\.168CI editorial lie li.ul on how adults' problems are really just children's problems grown up. The overwhelming response to the has led to this sequel, -which involves a true incident. The story illustrates how an adult sometimes is as unaware of his real feelings as is a child. In an Alton church some years jgo, a new organ r jfj c || ow o f "fabulous" weapons was installed. At first public demonstration, the or- ; out of American industry. 2ft and 5O Years Ago Reds Fear Industry CHICAGO. April 18 -- There IS one thing the feuding Soviet, loaders would rather slash than each other's throats and that's the ter- aquarium is locked at night, concealed threads arc j gamsc p|aye(| (he raftc| ..,|,. lking ovcrture (mm ' M a | C nkov, Molotov' and Brrla placed over the en trance-yet the threads remained Tannh . uiscr . , t WM so wc ||. reccivctl) lhe nrf , inHt ' may not respect each other ' unbroken and the fish keep vanishing. Not so long ago, England went on a ghost hunt. played the selection a second time. A couple of weeks later, the pastor of the church We don't know how that one ended. But the present | in his basement office was listening to au elderly situation of the fish-stealing ghost reminds us of art old story. The man heard noise ia his chicken house, went out there with a gun, and shouted: "Who's in there? If you don't tell me, I'll shoot." A frightened voice answered: "There's nobody here but just us^chickens." We hate to be skeptical about the English, and haven't any intention of making them appear too credulous. But we've an idea that, if the investigators yell into the aquarium some night, "Who's there?" and get an answer, the answer might well be: "Nobody, but just us fish." but they know that, whoever wins the inner Soviet Presidium battle now raging in the Kremlin will have to weaken or destroy the formidable U. S. industry. Thai's the primary objective of the American underground Communist Party today—to edge slowly into bottleneck positions under the cover of the new Soviet innocence and sudden good will to all. Just then, with an ear-splitting crash, ihe plaster _ The directive 1o the tight little ceiling, weakened by the bout with Tannlmiser, came smashing down. In the confusion and dust, the old one, who wanted to die, tell to his knees, terrified, and prayed fervently: "Oh, Lord, s.ivc me!" member of the congregation tell how life ho longer held any lure for him. "I have lived my life and I am ready to die," said the old fellow. "All I await is the day when I shall be called. There is nothing more for me in this world and I welcome death." Pearson's Merry-Go-Round Ike's Kin Has lips, Down -WASHINGTON, April 18 — No i publican convenlion. one in Washington has had more | Ike won. And Chalk, who had ups and downs during the last 14 j bet on the riaht horse, was only months than President Eisen- j too happy to pick up the hotel en years in .jail hy Keenan's court. of ical regulars, whose national base of operations appears to be Chicago these days, is to cripple in- All Soldiers Shortchanged In Time of War By HAL BOYLE NEW YORK !f> — All soldiers, winners or losers — Americans, Germans or Russians — are short- chunRed by their country in time of war. They all are given less than they feel they ought to have to do the | job they are assigned and want to j do. i They hate to pay with their blood and limbs for the shortages — but the shortages are always i April 18, 1928 Alton Business & Professional Woman's Club entertained service clubs of the city. The meeting was conducted by Miss Nellie Jones, president. Others who participated in the evening's program were Mayor Butler, Joseph J. Dromgoole, Miss Helen Yeothan, Miss Harriett Rumsey. Martha Lynn Connole of East St. Louis, Miss Loma Griffith, and Miss Doris Sights. 'F. F,. Coppinger, assistant supervisor from Alton, was elected chairman of the Madison County Board of Supervisors at the organization meeting in Ed- wardsvllle. This was the first time in 10 years that an Alton man had been named chairman. Closing business of the Alton Prexbyterial included naming of delegates to the General Assembly and to the Synod. The Revs. W. F. and H. S. Farrill were elected commissioners to the General Assembly which would meet in Tulsa in Mny; the Rev. H. M. Thomas and J. Kardos were named to attend the Synod in Galesburi* in June. Announcement was made of the wedding of Edna Srhultes and Oliver Klots. both of Piasa. The wedding took place April 16. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Fletcher of East Broadway wrre parents of a daughter. Lillian Estellp, born April 15. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Wcnzel announced the birth of a son. Under terms of a sealed verdict, Herman Hanei of Alton was awarded $1000 in his damage suit against William Dorsett of Alton for death of Hanei's son, Harold, in a traffic incident. In the cast of the play presented by Knights of Columbus players were Mrs. Henry V. Boehl, Walter L. Budde, James Broderick. Arthur Maas, Miss Lillian Budde, Marie Budde, Anthony Crivello, Paul McKernan. In the dancing choruses were Misses Mary O'Neill, Marian Gent, Betty Miller, Mildred Barr, Hazel Greene, Margaret O'Neill, Mary Louise Ryan, Nell Simms, Marian Broderick. Mary Me- Connell, Eileen Daly, and Margaret O'Toole. Boris Alexander was to represent Shurtleff College at a student conclave at the University of Chicago, at which a model League of Nations would be set up. Each participant was to represent one of the member nations of the league and could speak in the language of that nation, and though Alexander was Russian he was familiar with the Polish tongue and would represent Poland. The Edwardsville Baptist Church was 100 years old on this date, which was marked with a program following dinner. The church was organized at the residence of Dr. Benjamin F. Edwards. April 18, 1903 A suspected burglar wai wounded and apprehended at Wanda by Village Marshall Lawrence and a hastily formed posse of citizens who went in pursuit after an intrusion at the Henry Mendrlcki home, near East Alton, and theft of a tent from the Q. Glass premises on th» "Sandridge", Tht t'ent was recovered In an apparently abandoned buggy at Wanda. A short distance away, thi ptmse overtook two tren, and an exchange of shots followed, one of the suspects escaping. The wounded man was taken to the county seat. A $400 crowd of baseball enthusiasts saw the Boston Bloomers, a traveling women's team, defeated by the Alton Reserves in Sportsman's park. Although the girls got the short end of the score from an umpire who gave them no breaks in his decisions, they got the long end of the gate receipts—$280. The Rev. W. M. Rhoads of Upper Alton had con- dueled services in rededication of Mt. Pleasant Church, oldest Baptist Church in Macoupin County, known as a "mother of Baptist preachers". The church was founded by the Alton minister's grandfather, The Rev. Jacob Rhoads. Robert Bennett received naturalization paper! in the city court. Dr. W. W. Halliburtin purchased of Simon Funke of Upper Alton five lots in DeBow's addition at $2,500. John Caasella acquired a lot in. the Orson Hewitt block, Upper Alton, at $880. Mrs, Mary Kleinpeter, E. J. Kleinpetcr, Alex Caldwell, and daughters, Misses Mary and Josephine, attended a celebration of the tenth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. George Kleinpefer in St. Louis. Announcement was made of the marriage In Carroll ton of Oliver J. Ferry, son of Robert Ferry, welt-known glassblower, and Miss Jennie Zerwas, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nic Zerwas of North Alton. Commercial Travelers gave a euchre party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Thornton on Madison St. Highest scores were by Miss Clara Leo and George Walter, and Mrs. A. Sptier. Andy Stiritz held the booby showing. Mrs. Mary Wilson of Alton was among 27 relatives at a reunion of the T. H. Craig family in Fidelity. Charles Nugent, St. Louis businessman who. owned the summer hotel at Piasa Bluffs, was transforming the bluff-top tract into a model chicken farm and, was to raise pure-bred poultry as a diversion. A series of poultry houses aggregating 13 feet in length had be^en completed. dustrial Output wherever, possible | there no m^ter what country but to avoid anything resembling ! t h ev cfl me from, obvious sabotage, the experts tell j That is why the current congres- me. j sional exploration into the ammu- This demands the most subtle j n jtion shortage in Korea is wryly of operations in this day of love I amusing to more than 1,000,000 from the East. But the tovarischi j veterans of that troubled penin- arc not short on subtle indirec- . sula. lion. How effective this can be is > Big Argument revealed by an incident in Holly- The whole thing is put as an hower'a brother-in-law, Lt. Col. Gordon Moore, U.S. Army, retired. His ups and downs are unique even in Washington's unstable society. But as of today his "ups" bill for the brother-in-law of the winner. Following the convention. Chalk returned to New York and his representative, Col. Moore, resumed Shiegcmilsuj whom I knew i" ' wood re cently. which can be trans-I argument between generals and Peking when he was a second sec, j , ated into lnduslrittl sabotage as generals and politicians and pol- far exceed his "downs' , and as i work in Washington. brother-in-law Ike climbed to the peaks, Col. Moore was mounting the hills. Here, in brief, is the Colonel's success story. In February of 1952. Col Moore and his attractive wife, Mike- Mamie's sister— were hard put to meet their monthly hills. They'd recently bought a rather impres- A week later, however, Roy Chalk flew to Washington and made Col. Moore vice-president of Trans-Caribbean Airlines. In loss than six months, Col. Moore had boon hired three times, fired twice and wound up 'as a vice-president. rotary of the Japanese embassy and I was a young newspaperman, always seemed to me pro-American. Keenan confirmed this impression, said he didn't want to prosecute him, but the Russians and other members of the court insisted on it—and we were trying to get along with the Russians in those days. well. Not too many months ago, the Communist Party was ordered to police itself more carefully. Too many FBI agents were still too high in the Party to suit the Soviet secret police which operates in some of our big cities even today. iticians. One group of generals wanted to tak6 a chance the other generals didn't, and the politicians who were undecided how to vote the blood and money still straddle the fence and ask each other: "Who is responsible?" But what about the individual Coordinated with these instructions j soldier, sailor and airman? How was a drive among the Party's in- i does he feel? ' *..> .. <-TI - - , • 'A ' w cid c* \_*l t» w. t* 11 ivufc, 1.4 iv. 4. ut t, T ei 11 > Whether Sh.egem.tsu is pro Amor- , el , ectuals to dlscredit the FBI. so ! The fact of the shortages in Ko- ican or not happens to be of great tesUmony of lts undercover ! rea is beyond question. We were " ' ' " —^ for he he the next: premier of Japan— if Premier Yashida fails of re-elec- agents would bear little weight during the many trials of Com- short of properly trained infantry, tanks, the right kind of bazookas, Answers to Questions — By UASKIN — A reader can get the answer to any question of fact by writing The Telegraph Information Bureau, 1200 Eye Street, N. W.. Washington 5, D.C. Please enclose three (3) cents for return postage. Q. What distinguishes the Broad Breasted Bronze turkey from the standardbred Bronze?—W.H.H.C. A. The former is larger and has a better muscular development which gives it an extremely plump appearance and a yield of around six pounds more of lean meat per 100 pounds of dressed carcass. Turkeys of any variety, to qualify as broad-breasted, must measure 3'/a inches in breast width at a point 1% inches above the keel bone (toward the back) at the widest portion of the breast, at the time of selection which may vary from 22 to 30 weeks of age. Q. What color in electric-light bulbs is a poor attractor of in- sects?—W.B.D. A. Department of Agriculture entomologists report that yellow is one of the colors which insects, particularly mosquitoes, like the least. Alton Evening Telegraph Published by Alton Telegraph Printing Company P. B. COUSLEY. Publisher »nd Editor Published Dally Subscription Price 30 cents weekly by carrier, by mall $7.00 a year within 100 mile*; $10.00 beyond 100 milei. Entered as second-class matter at the postofflce at Alton, 111. Act of Congress March 3, 1878 , MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press U exclusively entitled to the use for publication of «ll news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited to this paper and to the local news published herein. Local Advertising Rates and contract information on application at the Telegraph business office. 111 East Broadway, Alton, ni. National Advertising Representatives, West Holllday Co.. New York. Chicago. Detroit Prayer for Today Col. Moore is doing quite tion 1nis month ' Significantly, Shiegemitsu recciv- munist leaders. i food ' clothing-name it, and we There was considerable anti-FBI ! ^^ have Jt there when we need " Hollywood, springing out ed it at the start. sivo home and the going was tou^h. : well. He's no longer associated .. . .- mlu „, , TU ,,ywuuu srnmums vui They wore oven considering sell- i with Roy Chalk. But. he's still in «d Keenan without bitterness, said ; Qf wnat . g ]ert of 1he tiny p arty The North Koreans put a tough- ing their new home for some ready the airlines business- lending mori- j he felt Japan's only course was t%ol | s tnpre it filled the air ! er - hettc r-'rained doughboy in the cash. ey as a broker, to the nonsched-' w'" 1 Ihe United Stains. j ,' ,. j he jd fm . ' . field, a better all-purpose tank to At this crucial moment, however, uled airlines. i l.aGwmila of Turkey (ure cam ' e to , ne mind of a fa j r | y back him up. and over him they O. Roy Chalk, head of the newly, And just recently. Pan Amerl- Bouncing Mayor Fahrettin Kcr- wo |l known writer. He whipped out s ° on flcw a fasler supporting jet organized Independent Military Air | ran Airways, the biggest in the in Gokay ot Istanbul bounced into a sorip t. It was senL over to one of P'ane than America could throw in Transport. Association, ollered Col. business and the most expert at Washington the other day, then tne ma j or studios where the writ- coml)al Moore a $6,f>00-ner-ycar job. He ac- lobbying, was making attractive 'bounced on lo Chicago and the . t ,,.. s repu ( at i on W as such that it . M '° Su copied at onre. overtures in his direction. .West Coast to attend various mod- Kot a swjft rearling anc i big star Thp M1( '- 1 ; > was Superior was certainly supe- >-- • L * bv-- ». tr • * i < i ihi V4ii*-v>iiwii. i - - - - — - ^- - --,- -.- mil. n !*\.v ii i. ir-niiiiitc ui 11.1 uiii nitii Chalk assigned Ihe Colonel to handle the Association's relations! it isn't often that a man who Mayor Gokay, sometimes called > Washington'r since important" gov- into " f '" on 'here. Only our later with the Pentagon, also public re-; sends other people lo jail is wel- the LaGuardia of Turkey, has the , ernment agencies played central swe P'- nai>l < Wm 5 • 1 °.r i n ° vTs ' aelltjer ' lations of the Association's 17 ! corned later by those he jailed. \ same dynamic energy as the late I roles in the story. alely lan K le with the MIGs member airlines. | However, such a tribute has just mayor of New York and the same 1 Washington authorities hit their Uas l £ ere a " * mmu "' U ° n *"?"" Chalk's selection of Col. Moore been paid to Joseph B. Keenan, reputation for honesty. But Mayor high-vaulted ceilings after the first ' £ Ke m Koi " ea / wn< r n tne nrst tw ° was not exactly an aci-ident. He i former No. 2 man in the Justice Gokay goes La Guardia one. better. ' reading. It was interpreted as a »->ncb artillery piecesi were put had been ^ thoroughly briefed on ! Departnipnt and former U.S. War He is a doctor, is in the United . debunking and mocking of the FBI. '..*"'."• !L^!"" er ,i!° u. T*' <,*?, Japan. Stales to meet various psychiatric j The Bureau demanded its name be . " t ^ na Kcenun spent many months in ' exports. | removed from the film. Studio ex-; Oncl ' u 5^" handpicked the Colonel over the •«•• — »--»-i--« !**-••». •t»i*»ij • l|Vf*iii|."> llll.l|Ji,ll..-it || t 4|tW V VM H ^**l I MI*- 11*4*1i fcJlV4*.i*V/ V •> i Ol» * O ll'lr. /"* Association's other candidate-, Maj. i Tokyo after ihe end of the war, Furthermore, Mayor Gokay, a ' ecutives, on re-reading the script, shortages, yvny are congress Gen. Henry li. Suylor, f S.A., re-1 sent some of Us lop leaders to teetotaler lumself-most Moham- agreed. The picture was junked. a . nfl P arents a ' wavs surprised by timl - .iail for atrocities in the Philip- modans are doesn't believe in let- No one impugns the loyalty of the ; nem: An army represents a na.,„. , w — . ,.,.„...».,_,., ,., »• iu *. I 11 (I t« lli*-V4U*t£> *»*!.. KV/l'dl* ^ UV-4I1- V V- *•• »*^V *!W VMIV I*»»J*V4tt*"W M»*^ *V*J ***»-J w» »•»*•(.. . • Tf*l* 1 pines and for the attack on Pearl ting drunks litter up the streets writer. But it's not the first time; 110 " pretty closely, u me people Harbor. But the other day he wont . of Istanbul. So when a man is ! he's yielded to subtle suggestions. are . un ^ aily ' tne B J'J ny . 1S . u , n " At this point Gen. Kisenhower -'"-""•• • -•«». ..i», vi t iv » <-4t* J lit.. tVVIIl ' »*l *t>LUIIIJl44t fcJV* tVHUll n I 11(111 *»J ! lit it JidV*VVJ> 1.VJ" Bblk/l'AiJ fllMgitk*'" 9 *•'*-'• *'* * j 'TIL I, 4 U. t t- ft supporters as Sen. tJlenry Cabot back, was cordially received by ' arrested for drunkenness, he is giv-' Yet the FBI saw it was a very "'acly. Ihe boys at the m>nt^do Lodge were on tenterhooks as to the Kmperor, treated generously in en an injection which makes the deliberate, very studied attack, f 0 !' » steadier morale. How. ...u~.k.^— u- u :_ .: ., . ... ... i ^ , . , Aucirknal unlrltfi whether he would return in time the Japanese press, and called' on patient deathly to give battle to Sen. Tall for the j one ol Hie war criminals he had again. if he drinks "Diabolical" was the word used in conversations with the coast. do not know. Professional soldiers do not know. FOLKS By Fontaine FOX land with a stupid and brutal secret istributed across the world, it the enen) y nad - P" orer P la " es ' no would have made us out to be a P™Pf Wlntei . Nothing. have made three *ad retreats "•$TiSKY"DAViS, THE 'S HAS ISOTrtING TO V- Tn £ COP CO M r S iS »S ONE V, r< =. N «0 s, 3 l it , e on three different continents with Kut'this kind of Operation 1ml.- llu< American army in ten years- roction doesn't always have ihe Kawenne (,ap in Africa. The Battle of the Bulge m Belgium, and a drawback in Korea. In each of these campaigns the Republican nomination. convicted. As a result the mayor is one Well, no one got hurt. And every- >«''ea to me was a sad i-epeti- Then suddenly without warning, He was .Manioru ShiegomiKu, of ihe most leared men in 1 Turkey Body's working, acting and direct- " on °f lunisia. Lnready men, not on April :'3. 1052- two months at- Japan's foreign minister all ilm- bv some people. ing. Had the film been shot and t ' nouKh »"nor, poorer tanks than lor he was lured-Col. Moore was ing the war. and sentenced lo sev- ' .c\ipyn K hl 1H5.1) ' """"" "™ rf>r " PS "° lired. — Ho received the unexpected notice from Ben. B. Kdwards, managing (lirei-lor of the Military Air Transport Assoiiahon. informing him that hi and iho oihcr employes in the public relations office were tired with two weeks pay. Within a couple ol days, however Col. Moore was rchireci at the insistence of the Association's "Ike will win' faction led by Hoy Chalk. A tew weeks passed, Tail's Rtifiigih scorned lo be growing. To m.tny Association members. Tatt \sas certain to get the nomination. Ayain, with equal abruptness, Col Moore was fired. By now the Republican convention was only a few days away and the astute Roy Chalk retained Col. Moore for another job. He became Washington representative of Chalk's own airline Trans-Caribbean. Millionaire Chalk had not. bow- aver, put all his cgy; in one political basket. Only a tow months previous he had also induced ihe Independent Military Air Transport Association to buy a thousand- tioU«u' tgbl« at the Demur rats' Jof- terson Jackson day dirtnei FuU of hope, Chalk and Col, Moor* went to Chicago lor the Re- Q. How old is lame-duck Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, the President-elect's liaison man in Wash- i ington?—J.F.M. I A. He was born in Nahant, Mass.. on July 5, 1902. Q. How many Stone Mountain half dollars are in circulation? B.S. '. A. Only a very few. Only 2.1314,000 were struck, although 5,000,000 were authorized in 1925. i Commerical dealers and collectors rhave bought almost all of them. Q. What does agenda mean? — i P.O.A. i A. This is a Latin word mean\ ing "things to be done." It signi- | fies items to be discussed or-acted upon by a meeting, conference or convention. Q. Can you tell me something about the life of Jimmie Rodger*, the famous blue yodeler?—L.J. A. He was a composer, author, singer, guitarist, radio and recopd: ing artist, born in Meridian, Miss., on Sept. 8, 1897. Rodgers was self- educated in music. After he left the Meridian public schools, he i was employed as a railroad brake- Gracious Lord, bless the lives of all whose eyes will read these lines. Bestow upon them the twin blessings of humility and boldness —humility that looks to thee In penitent spirit, mindful of sin and human weakness; boldness that looks out upon a troubled, lost world of men and nations, mindful of the limitless, loving power that is thine. Help them, each and all, to live this day by thy grace and for thy glory; in Jesus' name. Amen. —Claude U. Broach, Charlotte, N. C., minister, St. John's Baptist church. (Copyright, 19531 man. He made many recordings of his own songs. He died in New York City on May 26, 1933. Q. When was the first almanac published? W. F. A. The earliest almanac was Pro Pluribus Annis, published in Vienna in 1457 by the Austrian mathematician Georg Purbach. King James I of England, at the beginning of the 17th century, gave a monopoly of the trade in prognostications to Oxford and Cambridge Universities. In 1828 the British Al- manao was founded, the first of the modern informational almanacs, free of predictions, and confined to factual matter. Q. How long has Fred Allen been on the radio? W. A. P. A, He made his first radio appearance in 1932. From 1939 to 1949 be was the star of the Fred Allen Show, Readers Forum Letten to the editor should be of reasonable length and mint be ilgned although the names will be withheld from publication at request of the writer. Letters should avoid personalities and unfounded charges. Mr. Graham's Correction Editor, The Telegraph: Our attention has been called to an editorial appearing in the March 14 issue of your paper entitled "A Place to Strike While the Iron's IJot." The editorial urged public support of and interest in the McAdams Highway and pointed out an opportunity to further the project by stating in the fifth paragraph: "The Illinois Terminal suddenly and unexpectedly has been granted permission of the Iljinois Commerce Commission to abandon its service between Alton and Grafton." This commission, of course has no official Interest in the McAdams Highway project and realizes that the reference to the Illinois Terminal abandonment was incidental to the public Interest in the pro! posed highway. However, it does ! desire to take this means of respectfully correcting the impression that the editorial may have left with its readers that this commission granted Illinpis Terminal permission to abandon service between Alton and Grafton. Authority to abandon such service' was granted to the Illinois Terminal Co. solely by the INTERSTATE Commerce Commission and no application seeking such abandonment was as a matter of fact filed with or passed upon by the Illinois Commerce Commission. To the contrary, representatives of the Illinois Commission appeared at the hearings had before the INTERSTATE Commerce Commission on the matter and in the public Interest opposed such abandonment. Very truly yours, THOMAS A. GRAHAM, Secretary Springfield, 111. •April 13, 1953. EDITOR'S Note; We hope this one slip in reference to the agency deciding the case hasn't left a permanent erroneous impression on the public'? mind after the dozens of times we've put on the correct tag, Migrating Grasshoppers Scientists painted grasshopper: in bright colors, and released them, to check on their migratory flights. They were picked up in ten states, hundreds of miles away. Lice Removers I Various kinds of small birds, I among them the hermit thrush, j place live ants in their feathers 'apparently to rid themselves of 1 feather lice. happy Hollywood ending. There are tires, explosions. <ind delays in many areas. How can it happen if n, , ,, , , the American Communist Party American soldier in the field loyal- has fallen off from 100.000 active !>' lost his frozen arms and legs members to less than 25,000? Sim- dom « lus du 'y wlthout uann clolh - ple. Most of the remaining 25.000 ing are in industry—concentrated in ' the food packing, electrical, steel Rosa" AVelrh Return* and aircraft industries roughly ten- tered here in Chicago. i rOHl LOUt'ert J Olir Here, too, in a building at 166 j NKW YORK tf-Singer Rosa West Washington St., is the "Intel- J Page Welch, after a concert tour lectual" and "propaganda" center i of Asia, Africa and the Near East, of the pro-Soviet American labor says the United States needs more apparatus- They commit no sabo- i Negroes representing it abroad, tage,. They merely attack again and : Miss Welch, a Chicago Negro, again the responsible leaders of returned here Friday to wind up the AFL and CIO. They spread hat- a goixl will tour sponsored by the rod for the reasonableness in t he Tinted Church Women of the Na- AFL arid CIO. They champion and tional Council of Churches, the publicize and glamoriz* the pro- Disciples of Christ, and the Pres- SoviH leaders of American unions byterian Roan) of Missions, so tht'ir followers will more fanat- The mezzo-soprano, most noted ically take orders. for her singing of American The men with the hammer a n (i Hymns, sale} she was most oft«n sickle are experts at tossing asked: "Do white and colored wrenches too. ^specially if they Americans go to the same ran make us look the other way churches." wiih their sudden sweet-talking. iCopynght laa^j MIRROR OF YOUR MIND itself and, although it may help you through periods of emotional strain, don't be afraid to take some lime off for yourself. Meditation and wholesome introspection are means by which you may find inner freedom and peace, Marcus Aurelius wrote that "trail* quility is nothing else thai) tl>« good ordering of the mind." ikould y w MI » Mrad you v* "Md" •} him? Answer: if h* U » clow yes. It would be better to "have it out" with him than to nourlib secret anger. Such a r«pr«s»d rag* U neurotic in ttmfency b»c»u»» your desire to light for what you want conflicts witfc your fetr of losing or hurting yoiur Mw4- You may also build up «fi additional rage at yoursjll for b»lag too weak-kneed to say what you ibould yw» tlwwi beep bu*y? > Ka You not think. You will sleep better if you cooluse activity with accomplisn- Ulk tne mallei 1 out with him. ment. Being busy is not » virtue in Can you improve your memory? Answer: Yes, you can! Ther* are a number of helpful methods (or improving memory, but thert are no easy tricks or short-cun. Of first importance is understand- in; of and attention to the subject to be remembered. Many people find if they rest, sleep or listen to music immediately after studying, the subject becomes fixed in their minds. Frequent repetition, and writing things over and over, a<e helpful techniques.

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page