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New*, frcftttfefc. ML NMUr. *-lr 12. THE NEWS **** m£a?« "is*' *«« ·tMTrix *~»u». *«* Yugoslavia To Defend Self Against Spies Washington \ Today At The Convention l *? ro * h y (?** 5 °* r ! S//e Glances Daybook Party Harmony Break* · THUMB'* Analyst* Of Democratic Victory Democrats In Bitter Rifts As Convention To Nominate Truman Opens In Philadelphia By DAVID LAWEEN'CE 1 Mr _ _ i ... COFF1K July iz-A last to restore party har- MOXPAY. JULY 12. The Showdown Near* The last links in a chain of events that may sead to war are being forced in Berlin. So successful has the American air transport service into the city been that the Keds are obviously casting about for a method of stopping xt. They announce that Red fighter squadrons are engaged :n extensive maneuvers near the air corridor used by the American planes. Any day they may manufacture an "incident."' Stronj notes of protest handed to Russian ambassadors in Washington, London and Paris seem to have had the effect of making the Communist beast more determined. The dispute over Russia's land blockade of Berlin is now in its fourth week. But the blockade is not the only issue. Involved is Hussia's avowed attempt to end four-power rule of Berlin and drive the three western powers out. It is becoming clearer day by day that the American people cannot censure too severely those in authority--military or civil--who fell into this Communist trap in Berlin. Who halted American troops for 10 days short of the German capital so the Reds could enter it first and arrange the present set-up? Russia has made several moves toward the goal of uniting all Germany under Russian control. The western powers cannot permit that to happen, if they are compelled to make war" to prevent it. But they b*ve permitted themselves to be placed on the defensive, sur- Tne announcement was made last night by the Interior Ministry ol the seny-autonomous Yugoslav- state of Croatia. It said the groups were formed by war-time Nazi collaborators, now In exile, and an unidentified "foreign intelligence service." The communique, which appeared in the Communist party organ. Borba. said the spy groups arc led by Ante Pavelic, top Yugoslav war criminal and Premier of the Croatian puppet government during the war and a Dr. Krunoslav Dragano- vic. who it identified as a "priest attached to the Vatican " The announcement said the plotters :eRi 19 groups totalling 95 persons into the country during the past year and added that Yugoslav security police nabbed all of them. Mas* trial* of the terrorists are expected to bec'.n today. :he com- muniQu* said, Pavelic is believed Jo be in exile in Italy. Draganovic also is believed to have been outside the country since the war. ·An authoritative Vatican ^ource denied '.hat Dr. Krunoslav Drag- onovic. a priest was involved in sending spies into Yugoslavia. The source said Dr. Dragonovic was instructor in theology at Zagreb until 1945. when he sought refuge at Vatican Citv. He is now attached to the Ecclesiastical College of The communique charged that Paveiic sent in plotters entrusted with ' ;he ta.'-k of or-jnp.iims armed bandit croups for the purpose of committing terror and espionage in Yugoslavia for a foreign intelligence service." Harry Truman were plied with stale drinks and much argument. It was the final, dying gasp of the anti-Administration coalition. The President's friends were begged to go to him and persuade him to withdraw and nominate General Eisenhower. A Senator who is a close personal friend of Mr. Truman answered. "It's too late. There was a time two or three weeks ago when it might have ineeii possible But you have all made so much noise end thrown so many bricks at the President he wouldn't pull out Philadelphia. July 12. -- The same of cleavage which threatened for , while to prevent fee nomina- ; Uon of Pfe5ldent ^^ are , t . . Bible co now would be to get Harry mad at me. too. No thanks " One reason for these frantic campaigns 4o get togetner 011 some candidate other than Mr. Truman is a pre-election analysis by the mysterious Louis Bean. He is a quiet, shy economist »n the Department of Agriculture whose election forecasts have hit the bell for the past 14 years In Washington. Louis Bean ss regarded with something appruaclting awe His figuring trends and statistics with a slide rule comes out in a Democratic victory in 1948, it the national ticket has any pulling power. Bean has discreetly avoided mentioning his boss, Harry Truman, but those who have seen his charts say that without a question the winning ticket does not have hsm at the head. According to the Bean analysis, chances are better in in any year since 19-JO. The big IF is if the ticket can bring all the pro-Democrat voters to the polls. Privately. Louis Bean has Truman with that drawing power. Registration figures from one of the three key states this fall t«f.;i to bacfc up Bean's claim. The registered Democrats in West Vir- The vice-presidential post can go to the man Mr. Truman picks, as ; he controls the convention. But there is no evidence of any desire to foreclose the contest by orders · from the White House. On the contrary, the vice-presidential vacancy cfTordp an opportunity to -. give the delegates a chance to ex' press themselves. In the final analysis, the Presi- · dent will have to step in and indicate hi* choice. The dilemma is an extraordinary one. To placate the south i« one objective. To p'aca:e the New Dealers :n the north is another, and to placate the territorial claimants :s still an. other. Justice Doug'as for Vice Presi- .dent would satisfy the New Dealers but not the south. Senator O'Mahoney wouid please the New Dealers and the west but not the jouth. Representative Rayburn of Texas might satisfy north and south, as also would Senator Barkley of Kentucky. Maybe in all the talk about con; sti'.utiona! reforms affecting the vice presidency, some day" there " will be three vice presidents Certainly if it had been feasible it would have furnished a way out of the difficulty in which the Democrats find themselves this vear If they could select one from the south, one from she west and one from the east they could read. ily harmonize their party differ'. ences. Already the tact of the men be- j hind the scenes in the Truman '. camp is settling one serious problem--civil rights. The plan is to , repeat the 1944 civil rights plank : from the Democratic platform on which Franklin Roosevelt ran for i his fourth term. Surely anything ' that Mr. Roosevelt approved would | to amend it from both north and · south but the controversy will end ' by net changing a syllable of it. The collapse of the Eisenhower .draft idea has left the Truman ; forces in control here, and they will write the platform. Just as in the case of the Republican convention, when the anti-Dewey forces could not agree on a com- 1 promise candidate, so here, too, · there is no solidarity in the opposition to Mr. Truman. The only .- reason why the Eisenhower move- · mem gained universal support was the fact that his views on current political snd economic issues had not been expressed, so each faction · thought he would adopt their particular view later on. The revolt inside the Democratic party cannot be dismissed as insignificant, even -lough no opponent was agreed upon by the anti-Truman forces as the man around whom to rally. The revolt is deep-seated and will not be squelched by the forth coming Truman nomination. Too many of the men 'here who are supporting the President do " not believe he has a ghost of a , chance of being elected next autumn. There is a noticeable air of defeatism. It will require some menial acrobatics for the New Dealers to embrace the Truman nomination after the convention. Yet thev have nowhere else to \ go--they do not want to join WaS: lace and lose what chance they ' might have to reorganize the Dem[ ocrat:c party along New Deal lines \ if Truman is beaten this year. The best chance for harmony Dear Dorothy Due: I am a girl j of 18 and I think I am in love with j a boy of 22 who a very good to I me. but he likes to drink. I told him I would inmrry him whenever he got a house of his own. There are so many people I know ·who married when they were very young. I , They thought they were in love j then, but it soon disappeared after '· marriage. { Do you think it would be better j for me to break up with this boy. j And do you think that it is true j that 18-year-old love is only calf! love and a girl would do better if i she waited around until she was i 20 before she married? \ BLUE EYES ! A N S W E R : WelL daughter. I whether your eyes are blue, or j brown, or green, they certainly | are discerning eyes that have a ) · keen insight into the problems that; J face a bobby-soxer. First of all. I ' want to commend you for having, enough intelligence to try to an-' alyze your emotions and find out j whether you really are in love with " this boy for keeps, or merely have . ! a passing fancy for him. So many ' girls of your age think they have | the grand passion when, in reality. i they are only in love with love. and when they wake up from their romantic dream they wonder what j they ever saw in th,e lad to make j him even endurable to them. j Cold Storage Plan My advice to every girl of 13 is J to keep her feelings in cold storage j until she has had time to look ! "Well. Joe, if she walked out on you forever again, I suppose you about her and see what sort of a want the usual bowl of hot chili and advice!" chap she really wants for a hus- ·. band. Be warned by the experience; l/-»i«» ^^ * f ; of your friends who married in j y GTS vJ If I W C haste and are repenting it at leis- j By MA j OR THO MAS M. NIAL ' Washington. July The present incumbent of yourj w a s surprised when ,,..,, ! affections doesn't seem a very good ten ded five-year term insurance for j sure and sa - v how ° IA J" ou {give your birthday. be midnight of the day your eight » '° b ° y °' ^ Wh ° the civil rights issue and to j the 1944 plank, and also in a per; sonal reauest by the President to ; Justice Douglas to become avaii: able for the vice presidential nom; ination. The south wouldn't like j Dou-jlas. but it would consider the 11944 civil rights plank as an ex- jcellent solution. The New Deal- j ers would be happy and maybe i Wallace would rejoin the fold. ; never is a safe risk. for. no matter another five vears. I After you do this you'll get a Here's what that means in terms; 1 brand new insurance policy. Your how ardently he protest, that he O f vour ow t e m n a n , will reform when ou marr him . no meaning at all if you have you can't depend upon his doing it. j conver ted your insurance to one ,The first time you have an argu-| o£ the ^^^^t forms ., . ment he will settle his end of it by i going off on a bender. ; Of course, sometimes calf love _ lasts, but mostly it doesn't, and you ! would be much better off if you would wait until you are 20 before get married You say you But the loss of Berlin to Russia would be a serious setback, and U. S. forces cannot hold out there indefinitely. The air lift is exceeding all expectations in supplying the city with food, but it cannot sustain the whole economy, and it ·will break down as days shorten and cold weather comes. So Washington will be forced to act soon. There is no doubt that the showdown is near. Wways to prav. Luke 18:1. · · » O Thou by whom we come to ! God-- JThe Life, the Truth, the Way: The path of prayer Thyself hast trod: Lord, teach us how t --J. Montgomery. Forest Scenes | Fifty Years Ago i Local Items From The Columns j Of The News. July 12. 1898. 1946. The over-slJ i | registration shows a margin--all · j theoretical, of course -- of 203,851 ] · for the Democrats. " j Ironically, it is these same figures j that have made Mr. Truman so j cocky about his chances of win! ning. , i i Old Feuds Renewed--The ruckus ; I ofer President Truman has open- j ed up old and deep wounds within j the Democratic Party between fac- j tions and rival politicos. This is i the way some of them line up: California--Ed Pauley. the husky oil man and pal of the President. they accepted the nlapk four years | ! ea st until ago and can't go back on it now. i coun ted. will, of course, be efforts ' (Reproduction Rights Reserved) Know America Today's Anniversaries 1814--Benjamin P. Shillaber. Boston journalist-humorist, creator of "Mrs. Panington." famous his generation, born in Portsmouth. N. H. Died Nov. 25. 1890. 1817--Henry D. Thoreau. famed author of "Walden." interpreter of nature to the world, born in Concord. Mass. Died there May 6. P.A. workers go on strike. 1941--Russia and England sign mutual assistance pact in Moscow. 1943--The Allies forge ahead in the taking of Sicily. 1945--500 American planes bomb Honshu Island. Japan. 1946--Molotov rejects German unity plan as Paris Council of Foreign Ministers adjourns. 1947--Conference of 16 nations opens in Paris to implement the Marshall Plan. Summer outings and vacations N R - A *° MR S. C. N. HAUER. | are likely to give people the op- j Mlss Anme Haucr - Mcssrs '' portuniry to enjoy many forest i scenes. They present pictures of · great beauty. They have some-j times been described as Nature's; Charles E. Hallcr, Adam Bruchcy j and Bruce Hauer left Frederick today for a two-weeks camp along the banks of the Monocacy at Black Rock. cathedral, as a silent place in which j THE EFFECT OF THE CONTIN- one worships the infinite. The interlacing branches of trees seem j to make a sort of pointed arch, j It has been suggested that the I Gothic arches of many churches and ! cathedrals in the ancient architec- ; tore of Europe seemed to follow ] UED drouth is plainly seen at market. Vegetables are drying up for want of rain. The Frederick county tomato .has finally j appeared but is imperfect. AD- i pies are very scarce. Corn r-.f I size brought 20 cents a ' the pattern of these intercepting! branches, thus introducing a lovely feature of nature to heighten the · beauty of these structures. , The woodlanc scenes are charm- ; ing. The tree leaves with their [ soft color offer a cooling cover j i A FORCE OF WORKMEN UNDER ! contractor John S. Himes. o f ! Feagax'Uie. began tearing oft and i putting on a new roof on the j Lutheran church in Middletown. i About 30.000 shingles will be re- j quired. | irom the heat of the sun. Ever- : A RESIDENT OF MYERSVILLE green trees stand out in strong! dignity, and the pointed tops of · has his home well-protected against the intrusion of unwel- i many of them seem to look up into i com , e visitors. Among his col- | _ · i f f c f t i r t n ic nn^ ^\'ane ^t»r*«*r**ir»rT ' the sky. The woods and groves are i wonderful places in which to spend · a summer day. The trees of the forest have their own music. The wind stirs the; leav-es in gentle motion, and they j make a pleasant rustling sound, j As the little pine needles vibrate. ; rifle, two double-barreled shotguns, one straight cut rifle, one target gun. five navy revolvers, four pocket revolvers, one horse i tV pistol and one six-barrel old-time j pepper box revolver. He can j fire 90 shots without reloading a ; single piece. ' son of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Hendrickson. will celebrate his sixth i birthday tomorrow. He will be , at home to his little friends from ' four to six in the evening. : they seem to belong to some great MASTER CARROLL. YOUNGEST instrument of nature which is playing its harmonious tunes. A wonderful interpretation of forest sounds is given in the opera "Siegfried" by Richard Wagner, in the passage commonly referred to as "Forest Murmurs." In this glorious episode the whole woodland stems to express thoughts of | of ~The ' happiness, and the passage is; i varied by charming bird songs. To ' THE TOTAL LOSS FROM A j wind, hail and rainstorm which i my Roosevelt. The insurrection of Roosevelt against the Administration is the excuse to renew the old feud. Illinois--Ex-Mayor Ed Kelly of Chicago, who was politely pushed out of politics by Jake Arvey r has been watching for a chance to get back in. Jake is way. way out on the end of the anti-Truman limb. Connecticut--Senator Brien McMahon is anxiously looking this whifh way to jump. Chester Bowies, the Senator's rival for Democrat leadership in the state, is energetically anti-Truman. So are a number of Yale law school students and faculty members active in party politics. They favor Justice William O. Douglas. Otherwise. New England is pretty sure to line up in the President's column on the first ballot. Kentucky and Ohio are both trying to stay out of the fight by putting up favorite sons on the first ballot. The Kentuckians; are serious about their white hope, elderly Senator Alben Barkley. If there Is a sign Mr. Truman can't be nominated, there will be a grand drive for the popular Senat; floor leader. He is one "of ihc great figures o£ the New Deal and a witty and wise gentleman. Ohio is not so serious about its favorite son. William O Julan. Treasurer of the United States. C. Meeker, newspaperman, founder of a cooperative colony at Greeley. Colo., born in Cleveland. Killed by Indians. Sept. 29, 1879. 1821--Daniel R. Hill. Confederate lieutenant-general. University of Alabama president, born in York District. S. C.. Died Sept. 24. 1889. William Osier, world- hysician and author, at Bond Hill. Canada. Died 29. 1919. 1854--Gr Drge Eastman, famed Rochester. N. Y., genius of the pho- tograchic industry, born at Waterville. N. Y. Died March 14. 1932. \/ I SOTS From The Columns s. July 12. 1928. lovers of nature, the forest is constantly singing aa anthem of joy. | Makes Report On Study Of Highway Accidents While Baltimore city led the remainder of the state in the number of highway accidents during July. August and September of last year, there were fewer fatalities as a result of yuch accidents in the city than was true in the counties, according to Sgares announced today by William K. Bishop. Jr.. executive director of traffic safety for the state of Maryland. An extensive study of accidents for this period last year Is being made in connection with the Highway Safety campaign now ursder way in Maryland sponsored by the Maryland Press Association. The record of highway accidents. number of people injured and deaths for the western countie? of the state for the three months of July. August and September of last THE WO RST STORM EVER EX- swept Frederick last evening is expected to reach thousands of dollars. Windows ivere shattered in hundreds of homes, trees i knocked down and roofs dam; aged. Icy pellets the size of large ' walnuts hammered the city for ' 15 mtnutes. KamfalJ totalled 307 inches in two hours, washins gardens, flooding cellars and soak'.r.s window-shattered roorr.s. CHARLES B GROFF. FLORIST, estimated his damage from the storm at S3.000 or more. Practically every glass in his green- , house was shattered. The greenhouses of Alfred G. Zimmerman . ·were also badly damaged. About, 90 panes of glass were broken in ; the Baptist church. 40 in the Kemp Hall apartments. 155 at the Union Manufacturing Company. and about 500 at the Ox Fibre. The Fair Grounds w.a« badly damaged. Glas-,-; xvas broken in near- 1 all homes and business e?tab- Kincl To Delegates--While the Republican convention was stil! in ' session. Democrat Les Biffie slipped in to have a look-sec. When he came back to Washington. Biffie--the stage manager for the Democrat convention--told the national committee. "There were · empty seats in the gallery. The cameras showed delegates sleeping ' le hours of dull speaking. . the newspapers, the radio and television we've got a terri- ! fie audience we can win or lose in ' the few days of the convention. ; Listen to my plan " Les unwrapped a procrarn that i will make !:fe easier for the dele- , gates The orations will be limit- i cd to J5 minutes each, and the subjects: wjl5 be ail different. A ! wounded war %e;eran \vil! speak on vets" problems, a labor leader on labor ar.d on down the line. NonirjStjriC speeches -A :K te ht?3 to 10 rr.inutcs. and sccor.ciric talks to S. Urider the si?.nd and clonous plan, the convention \\;1! last but 4 davs tie of the Boyne--Orangeman's Day. 1808--The Missouri Gazette first issued in St. Louis, then a town of some 1.000. 1812--An American force of 2.000 invades Canada, second war with England. 1870--By Act of Congress, women clerks put on same terms as men in Government service. 1871--60 died in Orangeman's parade riot in New York City, 1918--Germanv's chancellor states President Wilson's speeches force Germany to continue the war. 193G--Kentucky. Oklahoma and Georgia added to Federal list of States requiring aid because of the drought. 1939--Thousands dismissed as W. he "Dr. Christian" of radio fame, born in Denmark, 62 yeairs ago. Milton Berle, comedian, born in New York, 40 years ago. Charles -R. Hook, president of American Rolling Mills, Ohio, born in Cincinnati. 68 years ago. Lyrnan Bryson of Teachers College. New York, educator, CBS counselor on public affairs, born in Valentine. Nebr.. 60 years ago. Gilmore D. Clarke, consulting engineer, noted landscape architect educator, born in New York. 56 years ago. Helen Worden of New York, author, born in Denver. 42 years ago. Kirsten Flagstad. soprano, born in Norway, 53 years ago. Barry Faulkner, artist, born in Keene. N. H.. 67 years ago. Russell Davenport of New York, writer, born in South Bethlehem. Pa.. 49 years ago. Oscar Hammerstein. librettist, born in New York, 53 years ago. Today's Horoscope The morning of this day partakes much of the tendency of yesterday but as the day advances the nature becomes more gentle, with a taste for music, in which a position as leader might carry great opportunities if the strain of irritability is kept under control. A change of planetary aspects would turn the musical tendency into art or other gentle pursuits. The day generally brings reputation. ITC | means that you are not in love. 'This is a warning to you to wait for Mr. Right. · Dear Miss Dix:" Although I have not yet celebrated my first wedding anniversary. I have found out how much trouble meddling in-laws can cause. A couple who are very much in love can become miserable from constantly receiving instructions from all of their relatives. My whole life already has been planned out for me by my in-laws, and I -was not even consulted about the matter. In my marriage' I seem to have married not only my husband, but 99 of his relatives, his immediate family making the most noise. I dread to think of the -time when my children will come into this world, but their lives are already planned, too. A YOUNG WIFE ANSWER: No one can deny that something drastic, with boiling oil in it, should be done to the troublemakers who feel that they have a call to map out the lives of all and sundry with whom they come in contact. This especially is the case when the victims of the oracles happen to be young married people, who are supposed to be just pining for advice from Grandma and Aunt Susan and the other assorted relatives about how to run their homes and manage their wives and husbands. Probably they have caused more tears to be shed, more feuds to be started and more homes to be broken up than sny other one thing in the -.vorld. But don't forget that while the givers of unsought advice are pests, those on the receiving line are not without guilt, because in their way they always are out looking for trouble, with chips on their shoulders just spoiling for a fight. an "N have a "V" number. And here's a new wrinkle --the VA says it's not yet sure, but that it mav issue regular poll- When your branch of the sen-ice c ies to veterans who extend their sold you National Service Life In- i term insurance for another five - · surance--almost even,' serviceman j years. These wH! take the place 1 " bought some, up to a maximum of o£ t a* certi5cates sent vour next- 310.000---the insurance was good for j O f-kin when you first bought your five years. It was meant to be; insurance. i Three Newsmen Protest ! Proposed Rule No. 9 Silver Spring. July 12 {,?}--Three Washington area newsmen protest- jeJ yesterday that proposed court rules for Maryland would "gag" the ; i press on certain kinds of news, t In a forum over station WGAY, · they illustrated their views by citing the capture last week of a Baltimore janitor who. police said, ad, mitted the slaying of two 11-year- j old girls, one in Washington and the other in Baltimore. Joseph M. Mathias. Bethesda lawyer and newspaperman, said contempt rules- in Baltimore, similar , to those proposed for the state, pre- j vented the publication by papers j there of the accused man's confes- j sion and pictures and other details, which were carried by the Washington press. Phillip J. Austensen. president of the Prince Georges County Press Association and a reporter for the Washington Post, contended that the right of mothers in Washington and Baltimore to know that the girls" attacker had been confined "ranks equally, at least, to a fair trial for the slayer."" John W. Coffman. Jr., president of the Montgomery County Press Association and editor of the Takoma Journal, attacked the pro- I posed Rule 9. which would forbid accounts of actions and statements of suspects and prevent officials from discussing cases for publication. ards of war. When the war dragged on and on it looked as though it would still be going by October 1945. So in July 1945 Congress extended the five-year period for another three years. It said that any one who got his term insurance before Jan. 1, 1946. could keep it for eight years before converting to a permanent form. Those who got their insurance after Jan. 1. 1946. v.-ould have to convert within, five years. Now those five and eight-year periods are about to start running out I mean, if a veteran got his insurance in November, 1940. his eight year term will be up this coining November. Starting in October, the number of policies which will run- out will increase from hundreds to hundreds of thousands. If Congress hadn't passed an extension of term insurance these policies would have to be converted to permanent forms before the term ran out--or else they would expire. The extension means that any veteran with a term policy may extend his insurance for another five-year period--but at a higher premium. How much higher? Say you were 21 when you went into the Navy and first got your insurance. You paid a premium of $6.50 a month for S10.000 worth. That was in January 1941. which means your eight years will expire this coming January. You'll be 29 years old then. The new premium will be S7.00 a month for $10.000. In other words, the new premium will depend on your age at the time your terra runs out. The VA does not automatically extend your term insurance. It is up to you to do it. Sixty days before your deadline Cthe deadline 4 " Lui's Sfuft Palestine Fighting Flares Anew The Leaning Tow er of Pisa gan to s:nK when :; hr.d rise" e 40 of it? 57P feet. TIlC Weal year follows: Alleghany. 71 accidents. 44 peo- ' pie injured, and seven people kill- ' ed: Carroll county. 34 accidents. 36 people injured, no deaths: Freder- PERIENCED at Myersville destroyed coirs, wheat and gardens and broke window panes in every house. L:ghtnsng struck t h e ' Lutheran cnurch at Wolfsville! , , , . * . · . -t _. A T ' i ^ i * t i J S - l O i . \ . K u l V , i l 1i * U I i ^ i V l i t U ±^ n £.^J^ 0 S£:iE£^ «- *»n,«l the pulpit altar and injured, four people killed: Howard county, 81 accidents. 50 people in- j jured, four persons killed: Mont- i gomery county. '282 accidenfs. 97 i , people injured, no deaths: Wash- j Jngton county, 102 accidents. 44 people injured, five people killed. MARKET PRICES "Wh«j»t. bu. . S 2.17 Barley, bu , ...,_ V ..S 1.36 pipe organ. The bridge along the ! concrete road south of Middle-1 town, which was to have been i opened today, was v, ashed away. PRIVATE WILLIAM R. BUXTON. 109 West Fourth street, who recently enlisted for service in the Field Artillery branch of the j Army, has been aypiened to duty with troops in Hawaii. j 'A3', time DST) Precipitation for 24 hours ending at S ? · :·"·:£·.--nine Precip-.'.ation. JUA- to da;e--.09 of an inch Normal July precipitation. 397 inches: actual. July. 1P47--4.36 inches. Excess in 1048 precipitation to July 1--5.41 inches. High temperaturp yesterday--90 High temperature a year ago--85 Low temperature last night--66 Low temperature a year aso--6S J Sun sets today--8.39 p m. 1 Sun rises, tomorrow--5 S2 a. m i Condition of rivers: Monocacy ; cloudy at Buckcystown Dam. Poto- ' mac clear at Knoxvilie. j i m SYRIA fK^rr.' -- ,c *t- / :NABLUS PALESTINE REHOVOTH*: ' Fff EL QAST;-'c ·'BETHLEHEM^ / t^^-^i / f KFAR //ETZION /HEBRON j to take advice. You can just smile l a n d say: "That's SO interesting!" i And I am sure it would endear | your husband to you. Dear Dorothy Dix: I am the very j unhappy mother of a blue-eyed j baby boy. born four months ago. Recently my mother-in-law told my husband that an authority had informed her that tv.-o brown-eved people could not possibly have a blue-eyed baby, as has happened in our case. My husband believes his mother and has accused me of having affairs -with other 'men. which is perfectly absurd. I love my husband very much and cannot bear to have anything as silly as this be the cause of our separation. Would you please inform me of the truth, so that I may show it to my husband and put ! an end to this terrible mess? j MRS. J. X ANSWER: I didn't think that there was anybody left in the world w h o w o u l d p u t a n y stress on such an old w o m a n ' s story. But I earnestly advise you io go at once to some well- known doctor, whose word would carry weight, and have the matter settled. i Released by Bell Ssr.d. Inc.) every veteran) ' oun f a notice ing i WATCH YOUR POCKETBOOK! my the spider to the fly. looked having mt the slightest 5 | from the VA explaining that in or- j notion he was just about to die! j der to keep your insurance youll j AH o f w hich is proof conclusive. have to either convert or take out; that as we are often told by one ;a new term policy with a higher. method or anothe-. "all that glit- | premium. | ters is not gold." I Another notice will be sent you : 30 days before the expiration date. | SoCMlZ Situation j You'll have to go to the nearest j VA office and get a form, which is ! Situation: You go to a hospital just now being prepared at VA's j to visit a friend and find a "No ; central office. Or you can write j Visitors" sign on the door. | for the form. I'm told the form j Wrong way: Walk into the. will be short and easily Slled out. j friend's room, anyway, since you J Then you send the form to your ] are a close friend, feeling the sign j VA branch office together with one j is meant for others. I month's premium, at the nsw rate, j Right way: Ask the nurse on ! To learn what that rate is you'll ! duty to say that you have called. i have to go to your nearest VA of- i or leave a note for the patient. But . ; See--or write. ' If you write, be i don't insist on visiting. ' · · , Temporary Substitute For The Emblem Of Liberty The bitter-Palestine war resumed action on battletieids extending from Haifa (I) to Gaza (2). Arab forres drove from the north on Jewish-held Haifa and attacked Jewish traffic on the Plain of Jezreel southeast of Haifa, Iraqi artillery bombarded Jews near Xatanya ("). Other Arab units near I.atrnn (4) renewed their ciToris to rut the vital Tel Aviv-Jerusalem highway. The Jpwish air force struck Amman ( 5 ) , Arab capital where UN mediator Bernadotte held an c!ev«nth hour conference with King: Abdullah. Egyptian troops with tacks stormed Jewish viUvses ne.-tr Gaza. ^ English Lesson Words often misused: Do not say. "Where have the children gone to?" Omit to. Often mispronounced: Mezzanine. Pronounce mez-a-nen. first e as in men. a as in ask unstressed, second e as in see. accent first syllable. Often misspelled: Principle a ; fundamental truth" 1 . Principal i (highest in importance^. I Synonyms: Courteous, courtly, cultured, cultivated, polite, genteel, gracious, urbane, polished, well-bred, well-mannered. Word study: "Use a word three times and it is yours." Let us increase our vocabulary by masterine one word each day. Today's word: Dauntless: fearless: nol to be in- timidatod. "He was the embodiment of dauntless resolution." C**

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