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FOCB The News, Frederick. Md.. Saturday, December 1, 1951 Published THE NEWS Established 1893 Afternoon Except tbe Sunday by tbe GREAT SOUTHEBN PTC. Se MFG. Co, 36 North Court St. Frederick. JW-_ SUiSSCRtPTION KATES copy 3 cent*. Wheti paid in ce: Month. 75 cents; wn months. $2.00: six months. $3.50; year. $6.50. Membar Audit Bureau of Circulations Entered at the post office at Frederick, Md., as second-class matter. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1. 1951 Steaks Again. ' Fdr those who have forgotten the taste of steak, Chicago provides news that will be good if it is true. Livestock production is increasing so rapidly that cattle raisers and stockyards experts say the meal shortage is about ended. Beef processors are turning out high- quality meat at a higher rate than in any November for four years. Along with more ample supplies will come lower prices, it is predicted. Skepticism about this must be tempered by the current trend in pork, which is selling below ceiling prices. What is happening to meat is an example of the operation of the law of supply and demand. High prices for pork and beef led to increased production, which is now forcing down prices. What is good news for the consumer is bad news for operators of cattle-fattening farms and hog- raisers. Feed is still costly and the fall In beef and pork prices will squeeze producers, who must also compete with large imports from abroad. But the cattle and hog men will not be in trouble long. Feed prices will drop--or meat prices will rise again. But for a brief interlude at least it seems probable that steaks and beef roasts will be forthcoming at prices somewhat lower than those that have prevailed recently. The Search For Security The amazing growth of life insurance in the last fifteen years has been one of the less publicized and more spectacular phases of the universal search for security and ease in old-age. In 1935, life insurance in effect was just 100 billion dollars. By the end of 1952. the manager of the insurance department of the United Slates Chamtei- of Commerce figures, insurance In effort will reach 300 billion. That is at the -rate of two thousand dollars for every man, woman and child in the United States. However, that is only half the story. The same informant figures that by the end of next year, government insurance in force will be even more, a figure of 325 billion. That includes life insurance in force under the Social Security Act, the Veterans Administration, the Railroad Retirement Act and the Civil Service provision. The astounding growth of government insurance was presented as a sign that socialization of insurance was progressing at an alarming rate. However, growth of public and private insurance have gone hand in hand. Both have benefited from the fact that the national income has trebled in the same time, that life expectancy has been stretched by twenty years, and that people are more willing to provide for themselves out of their own earnings than to become public charges in their old-ajfe. Boyle Column By HAL BOYLE NEW YORK. Dec. 1 /P)--The 20th century has certainly been tough on a lot of things. . , It has already sent more fads, fashions, gadgets, ideas nnd ways of life down the drain than perhaps any other similar period in history. The century LA but slightly more than half over, yet its casualty toll has been terrific. No one-can fore- See what will be chopped down during the pest of the century, it is a real test of durability today merely to continue to survive. But here are a few items already gone or going since grandma rolled a hoop: The bustle, handlebar moustaches and the, moustache cup. . . The two-bit haircut and the five- cent glass ot beer. . .The free lunch, the nickel hotdog and most penny candy. . . The rage for cubeb cigarettes. . . Sassafras tea and sulphur and molasses spring tonic. . . The belie! that vitamins will take the place of real food or eight hours'of sleep a night. . . The popularity of the airedale dog. . . Horses and all the things they used to pull. . . Trolltys. . . Isinglass side curtains on open motor Automobile fenders. . acetylene headlamps. cars. Brass Linen dusters and goggles. . .The celluloid collar and sleevcholders... The foot-powered player piano . The phonograph with the horn on it. . . Minstrel shows and miniature golf courses . . Knickers and covered bridges. . . Radio headphones and the five-cent telephone call ( i n some stockings and place? t. Empress .Rolled Eugenie hats. . . The hatpin, once a maiden's best weapon against the old- fashioned masher. . . Cuspidois and smelling salts (most ladies don't f a i n t nny more --they fight back. . . The "turkey trot" and the "bunny hug".. . Silent movies and wet Martinis. . .Spiked beer and bathtub «m. . ."Twentythree skiddop" and "Oh, you kid". .. The brief blind trust in "every day in every way I'm getting better and better". . . Buggy whips and straight-edged razors. . . The whale- boned corset and high-buttoned shoes. . . The hobble skirt, . . Dun- dreary whiskers and Mdeburns. . . The vest--little* old larlies driving electric automobiles. . .Cobblestone straets. . . Red flannel underwear and the two-acre petticoat. . . Spit curls. . . Beauty spots. . . Speakca.sic.s. . . Election eve torchlight parades, . . Mali JonR and the Ouija board. . . The Jorngctte iind the ' 400". . . :hampaKne bKlhn. . . Human flies and flagpole Mttei.s, . . Mmnthon dances and taffy pulls. . . Milk dip- sers and the cracker biirrcl. . . Horatio Alger books . .Patent eathcr bowties. . . The honest citchen match. . . Gold toothpicks . Sleeve garters and watclifobs .Pogo .sticks, home-made bread and cigar .store Indians. . . Quiet evenings at home . . Amateur sports. . . And big thick steak*. . . Whew' What have we got Ictt-- oestdos television sets and Congress,? Today In Washington Truman's CiufUgation Of News Report* On Korea Cease-Fire Shows How Others Are Given Blamt By DAVID LAWBENCE ENGAGED -- Announcement is made by Mr. and Mrs. Howard F. Cundiff, of Hyattstown, of the engagement of their daughter, Miss Vivian Mae Cundiff, to Pfc. Edgar S. Grimes, U. S. Army, son of Mr. and Mrs. P. Ambrose Grimes, of Travilah. Miss Cundiff is a senior in the Gaithersburg High School. Pfc. Grimes attended schools at Rock- villc and Damascus. He is now stationed with the 188th Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Ky. PROPERTV WITHDRAWN The residence of the late Edgar R. Young, located on t h e smith side of East Main street. Middle- own, was offered at public sale on he premises Friday and w i l h d r a w n it a bid which was considered insufficient , Personal property was sold and brought good price-!. Amos A, Holier conducted I IIP sale as executor of the Young will w i t h mmert R. Bowlu.s, auctioneer, and R. L. Kelly, clerk. Insects that live on the water rc- nain active later in the fn!l t h a n others because the water nets as a icat reservoir. Passenger Train Hits Gasoline Truck KALAMAZOO, Mich.. NOV. so --(P)--A crack Michigan Central j THE passenger train, traveling at high speed, crashed into a gasoline truck at a crossing near here today but only four persons were injured in the brief inferno that followed. They included only one of the 275 passengers aboard the train. The explosion sprayed gasoline over the Diesel engine and several coaches of the 10-car train. William Kehrier, conductor, moved passengers to the rear as heat cracked windows of the cars. There was no panic as passengers were guided to safety by crew members. Five fire companies from Kala- Years Ago torn* Knirti The Columns Of The Nrwx Dec. 1, 1901. F I R S T A N N U A L mazoo a n d nearby townships brought the blaze under control after 45 minutes. Most seriously hurt were Howard Cole of Jackson, the "·train engineer, and George E. Johnson, driver of the truck. They were taken to Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo "with first, second and third degree burns. Harold Tuebner of Lansing, the fireman, suffered third degree burns. Mrs. Willie May Harper, of Kansas City, Mo., a passenger, suffered a back injury but her condition was reported good at Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo. English Lesson "Words Often Misused: Do not say, "This is different than that." Say, "This is different from that." Often Mispronounced: Zealous. Pronounce first syllable zel, e as in bell (not as in see). Often Misspelled: Colander; col, though pronounced kul. Synonyms: Ignorant, illiterate, uneducated, unlearned, unlettered, unenlightened, untaught. Word Study: "Use a word three times and it is yours," Let us increase our vocabulary by mastering one word each day. Today's word: Dereliction; a failure in duty. 'There is no excuse for his dereliction." luf's Stuff JUST A THOUGHT My thinking isn't too profound and too, my mind is apt to wander, for there are many things around on which to meditate and ponder. But this I know--that life is short and time is certainly worth using in worthy ways and of the sort that help us win, instead of losing. H. X LtJTBURHOW. MORIAL service ol the lodge of Elks wns held in ME- loc.il the Opera House Chief Judge James McShcrry and W. J. Broemn}!. of Baltimore, made the addresses. REV. S. M. HENCH READ A PA- PEE on "Ho\\ To Increase the Attendcnce of Men at Church" at the meeting of the City Ministerial Association. THE NEWLY-ELECTED COUN- Snyder-Kline Wedding In Oakland Announced The marriage of TVIrs. Marjorie Stouffer Kline, 312 North College Parkway, and Paul Snyder, of Loes- rig, Va., took place Monday in Lhc Methodist parsonage, Oakland. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Denver C. Pickens. Mrs. Snyder for the past eleven vears has been executive secretary of the Frederick Community Chest and of the Social Service Exchange. As director of accounting during :he a n n u a l Community Chest and Red Cross fund raising campaigns she has become known to hundreds of Frederickloniarj'; nnd her recent resignation was received and announced by Robert L. Smith, chairman of the Community Chest Board, w i t h regret and with expressions of appreciation for her 3fficient service, which, he said, las been i n v a l u a b l e in developing the present hljjh administrative standards of the organixation. Mr. Snyder is an electrical engineer with the Virginia Electric Power Company and is stationed in Leesburg where the couple will make their home at 208 North King street. Mrs Snyder's mother, Mrs. W. Q. Stouffer, formerly of Point of Rocks and recently of the College Parkway address, will make her home with her son-in-law and daughter in Lecsburg. WASHINGTON, Dec. I--President Truman's castigalion of press associations for their dispatches from Korea on the lull in the fighting there, which was mistakenly interpreted as an informal cease-fire, is a conspicuous and regrettable example of how officialdom often seeks to blame the press for its own mistakes. Operating under difficult conditions of communications, war correspondents know only what is ' happening in the localities where they happen to be stationed, and they report what they see. The censors, who are military officers, passed the dispatches about the lull in the fighting. Now, the President was within his rights in denying that a cease- fire had been agreed upon, but he would have been practicing the same kind of objectivity which he sometimes complains that the press doesn't give him if he had pointed out that no doubt the dispatches about the informal cease-fire were based on conscientiously reported" facts at the place where they were gathered- Thus General Van Fleet, commander of the U. N. ground forces in Korea, while denying that any cease-fire order had been given, now says in a formally issued statement: "Amplifying the original statement, I can say that certain military instructions were di.ssermnat- ed from this headquarters to Corps and division levels. War correspondents' reports indicate that when these instructions were passed out to some lower command elements, there was distortion of the meaning in the text of these instructions. Action is being taken to clarify the.se instructions for those officers and enlisted men who misinterpreted the directive. "I am not at liberty to disclose the contents of the instructions, which are related to future operations of the 8th army. I can definitely say, however, that there is no mention made in the text of ordering a cease-fire in Korea." Since "military instructions" were misinterpreted by officers in the aimy, and reporters on the spot reported what they obtained from such officers, it ill becomes the President to criticize the war correspondents. The President, at his Thursday conference at Key We.st, re- Weddings man observed, was put out by Roy Howard and was a fake. Mr. Howard happens now to be the head of the Scripps-Howard papers, which have at various times criticized the Truman policies but in 1918 he cabled from Brest, France, to the United Press in New York a dispatch about the signing of an armistice, sad it caused premature celebrations from coast to coast. It does seem that Mr. Truman might have familiarized him- s.lf with the facts about that episode before implying that Mr. Howard had intentionally written on November 7, 1918, what turned out to be a premature story about the armistice that was signed four days later. This correspondent was in Brest just two weeks after the armistice was signed and. asked Admiral Henry B. Wilson, U. S. N., commandant of the American Naval forces in that vicinity, about the origin of Mr. Howard's dispatch. The Admiral said unhesitatingly that he had received the information over the telephone from one of tbe Naval attaches in the American Embassy in Paris and, believing it to be authentic, had passed it on to the fleet. What happened was that someone in Paris misunderstood information received over the telephone from the field headquarters, where emissaries from the German army were meeting with Allied officers to arrange the armistice. The Admiral said that he gave the information to Mr. Howard believing it to be news that everybody would have within a matter of minutes or hours. The explanation was then cabled by this correspondent to newspapers in the United States. That's the story of what Mr. Truman now calls a "fake." It was a piece of conscientious reporting done on the spot by Mr. Howard and illustrates the difficulties which newsmen face when they report what they see and hear, only to be told later that either they shouldn't have reported it at all or that they were reporting inaccurately. The difficulties of reporting during a war period are understandable, but there is no excuse for some of the barriers to the free flow of information encountered in reporting in Washington where technical denials and equivocally written ofticial statements fre- misleading impres- dCIBTJ? Elmer I. Eshleman, Western Maryland Trust Company, is in Atlanta, Ga., this week attending a meet' ing of the Southeastern Divisional Advisory Committee of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States. The committee of 19 business leaders and local Chamber of Commerce executives from the 11 states comprising the division, has been named to advise the national organization on projects and activities that it carries on continuously throughout the country. Committee members are selected particularly for the interest they have manifested -in public affairs and for their knowledge of the work of businessmen's organizations. Mr. and Mrs. J. Vernon Summers and daughter, who recently moved into their new home on Lee Place from the Western Maryland apartments* were given a housewarming on Thursday night by a group of friends. Staff Sergt. Earl G.'Bussard has returned to Suffolk County Air Force Base, Long Island, N. Y., after spending a week at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Earl Bussard, Woodsboro. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer E. Wachter, of 630 Wilson Place, are receiving congratulations on the birth of a daughter, Mellissa Kay, this morning at the Frederick Memorial Hospital. Mother and daughter are getting along nicely. Emmitsburg Side Glances T. M. REC. V. S. USX. Off. tOPR. 1»S1 BY NEA SERVICE. WC. "If you're new and want to make friends around the firm, ask sonnf one to have lunch with you--I'm not dated today!" h , that, when he was an ar- s ' ions for * which officialdom later t.llery officer in Fiance, a French seeks to make the the sc newspaper published a .story about i goat v v an armistice. That story, Mr. Tru- | * (Reproduction Bight* Reserved) Derr--Main Miss Viola E. Main, daughter of Mrs. Maurice G Main, 227 Dill avenue, and the late Mr Main, nnd Oscar F. Derr, 435 West Patrick street, son of HIP late Hiram and Florence Derr, were mairied in the parsonage of the Grare Evangelical nnd Reformed church Thursday morning at 30 o'clock. The ceremony wns performed by t h e pastor, Rev. Dr. Raymond E Wilhclm. The couple left immediately after the ceremony on a short wrdding trip. TY Commissioners took oath of office and organized by electing William Blenthnger. president; C. C. Ausherman. clerk: A. D. Willard, attorney, and Dr. W, A. Long, physician to the jail. THE DEBATE AT THE MEETING of the Belles Lettres Literary Society wns on the subject: "Resolved, That the curfew law would be a Benefit to Fiederick city". Affirmative, P. Hine and H. Ramsburg; negative, E. B:ser and C. Biehl. The judges de- i cided unanimously in favor of ' the affirmative. j THEODORE C FAIR, OF TANEY- ' TOWN, a traveling salesman for j a York firm, recently had the ! unusual experience of reading his own obituary which appeared in a McConnellsburg, Pa. paper and was based on a false report, Twenty Yeors Ago Items From The Columns Of The News, Dec. 1, 1931 MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF Education drove to New Market to inspect the new school being constructed there. Twelve lots in the vicinity of the new Parkway school will be held for sale. AFTER 41 YEARS OF CONTINUOUS service. Assistant Postmaster J. W. Himbury retired and was tendered a diner by the Social Service Council, composed of all the employes of the local post office. Postmaster Irving S. Biser eulogized Mr. Himbury as "the father of the postal service" in Frederick, MIDDLETOWN HIGH SCHOOL soccer team advanced to the Western Shore finals of the State tournament by nosing out Sparrows Point High School, 3-2, after trailing 2-0 at the halt REPORTS OF THE AMERICAN Red Cross roll call from a number of county districts brought the membership to the goal of 1,500 members and Otho J. Keller, 3rd, roll call director, expect* tht figure to reach 2,000. Dorothy Dix Says: Dear Miss Dix: At the age of 21 I have been married twice and my present hii.sband has been married three times. HP is 36. We h;ive been married a year and a half. we Ret along fairly well, he buys me nice things and I think he loves me. But he does such odd things. Toddy he took my picture out of his wallet and substituted a photo of one ol his e.\-wives, Whenever we are near her, he stops in and visits his first wife, .sometimes t a k i n g me along. 1 shouldn't think he'd want to »ee either of them again (they're both remarried). He drives a taxi during the clay and 1 work sit night so we have very l i t t l e time together. He's diff i c u l t to talk to and d r i n k s quite a bit. If 1 ask him \\here he's been he .says it's none of my business, or lies lo me. We are miserable with each other at times, but very happy at other times. Whal can I do w i t h him? Brazilian Dancers At Hood College Monday A group of Brazilian dancers from the National School of Physical Education and Sports in Rio de Janeiro will piesent a program of modern dance, folklore dance, and r h y t h m w i t h percussion instruments on Monday, at Hood College, The performance, which is open to the public at no admission charge, w i l l be held in Broclbcck Hall at 8 p. m. The group is under the direction of t h e i r head teacher. M a r i a Pabst de Sa Earp, who was the first Brazilian to teach modern dancing, Tncy will be accompanied by a Kuide, who is a staff member of The Americas, the publication of the Pan American Union. She acts as interpreter for the group and has been traveling with them during their tour of numerous eastern and. midwest colleges this fall. This dance group is conducted primarily for the purposes of education, with emphasis on folklore dances and rhythms. The teacher of rhythm is' Dora Pinto da Costa Ribeiro, a graduate of the National ! up your job and stay home'.' That Joy W. Answer: Being involved in so many marriages--directly and indirectly--is enough to try the spirit of a far older woman t h a n you are, Joy. While you probably would have been happier married to a man nearer your afie, the die is cast and the thins to do now is work out a program for promoting happmoss in the situation as it now exists. Schedule Against You The daily schedule, with both of you working different hours, is enough to create tension in itself. Your husband's meals are probably either non-existent or sketchy, which is bound to make him irritable, and the difficulty of managing housework and a job is hard on you. Can't you manage to Rive School ot Music in Brazil. The dancers will arrive at Hood College Monday at noon, by bus from Washington, where they are performing this weekend at the Pan-American Union. They will spend that night at Hood's Spanish House. Board's Report To Parents Ts Issued arrangement would be far easier On your nerves. Then, stop nagging! You may not realize you are doing it, but constant questioning is nagging and your husband is bound to resent it. Hard as it may be to keep your tongue under control, stop asking where he's been, or going. Fundamental characteristics of i his, which you knew about before you married him, are difficult to change -- such a drinking, moodi- The Montgomery County Board of Education has issued its second "report to parents." It estimates that 36,000 children will be in the school system next fall, twice the school enrollment in J946. The county has built more than 200 new class-rooms in the past two years and now has 33 school projects under construction to house 8.070 students. Approximately 33,000 pupils are being taught by 1,200 teachers this year. Nearly one-fourth of the teachers are new to Montgomery County and 19 supervisors are engaged in orienting them. Children are transported to school in more than 100 busses controlled by county and State regulations, In addition to the usual schools also use audio-visual materials and students this year are learning by television through participation in a weekly TV ptogram. "Educating Your Child." The money for current expenses was provided as follows: 75 percent from the county school tax of $1.17 per $100 assessed valuation: 24 percent from the State and 1 percent from Federal funds and other sources. In the present fiscal year $7,300,000 has been appropriated for expansion of school facilities, of which $1,325,000 was a grant from the State. President Taft brought Jhe first , automobile to the White House. It was a Whit« Simmer. J nesj.s, etc. After all, he's 36 and bound to be set in his ways. These faults you must learn to live with: they're very hard to change. The big difference in your ages probably makes your husband look upon you as a child who hasn't the authority lo ask questions, nor the sense to solve problems. Analyze yourself. Decide what poor traits you have--such as nagging--and change them. On one point you should be insistent. Hubby's visits to his ex- wife should be stopped. They're doing no one any good and are likely to make considerable trouble, particularly if the ex-wife's husband disapproves of th»m too. You figure out what makes tne difference between the difficult times and your happy times together. Eliminate the things that make the difficulties, and work more on expanding your happiness. Dear Miss Dix: Can you help me w i t h my problem? I am a widower of 40, in love with a girl 28. I have proposed to her but she won't give me a definite acceptance. She goes out with me once a week but also goes out with a fellow 30 years old. Occasionally she even breaks a date with him to go out with me. I've got an idea she thinks I'm too old for her. In the meantime, a woman I know who is 39 keeps hinting that I'd make a good husband for her. Sha's pretty, well-educated but after all she isn t a girl anymore, though quite attractive. She might make a good wife except for her age. Do you think I ought to stop seeing the girl and ask this older woman to marry me or what? M.D. Answer: You certainly are inconsistent! You're disgusted because you think a 28-year-old girl considers you too old for her at 40: yet you in turn consider someone 39 ripe for the old-age home. Your romance with the young lady does not seem to be progressing too favorably, and I think you're entiiely too wrapped up with the idea of marrying youth. From an age standpoint, the other woman would certainly be a better match for you, but must also have attractions other than the fact that she's "willin.". Better break off with the young woman; if she does care for you, the idea of losing you might help make up her mind. Then take another look around. But don't be in too much hurry to marry anyone, least of all the "old hag" of 39, unless you're very sure of yourself. Released by the Bel! Syndicate Bridge : : : : : : : : : : BY H. T. WEBSTER* I'D Lltce To Ft AY BK\CKJC WITH MF?S.iULP SOAlG WIGHT, Ft/WS SUCH A POOf? SAME IM ASHAMED To BRING HCR /\LOM5 MR. IPiA TWEAK MY D£/\Pt ; I'D LOVC To WITH YOCI /"ND Mft.GULP, BuT IS SUCH A DRgApFUL TVJO OF AMD DOMT TALK To /ne ABOUT wipe's .RATS.' l'-L BETHC V/OULP LOOK UK£ A FICPT6 DeATH To see HIM WHAT KWD OF BfflDG£ GULPS ANP1W6AKS PLAY? SCHfiOULf P To PLAY " - " WITH BOTH FAMI- Lies TftlS W6£K ^Y, .. EMMITBURG--Mr. and Mrs. William Watkins and son, Harrisburg, Pa., visited Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs. George L. Wilhide. They were accompaied to Ern- mitsburg by Mrs. Estelle Watkins who had been visiting with her son and daughter-in-law. --Miss Rosemary Sanders, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Sanders has accepted a position as a doctor's secretary at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Washington. Miss Sanders recently graduated from the Hagerstown Secretarial School. --The regular meeting of th Emmitsburg High School Parent Teachers Association was held Wed nesday night in the school audi torium. Mrs. John White wa elected delegate to the Emmitsbur,. Memorial Hall Fund for 1952. The group voted to hold a square dance in the near future. A report of the PTA conference held at Hagers town recently was given by Mrs Carl Larson. Mrs. Larson also showed movies and gave a talk on her three years experience in Japan Mrs. Larson is the former Eliza beth Franklin, and is a graduate of the local high school. She has spen three years in Japan with her hus band who is connected with the rehabilitation program for the Japanese. The attendance banner was won by the 5th and 6th grades, Mrs Mary Scott, teacher. The December meeting will be omitted and the next regular meeting will be held the fourth Wednesday of January --The council of Elias Evangehca' Lutheran church held its annual organization meeting at the Parish House Tuesday evening starting with a roast turkey supper at 6.3( in honor of the retiring members. The supper was served by Mrs Charles Sharrer and Mrs. Charles Linn. Those present were Rev. Philip Bower, pastor; Charles L Sharrer, Clarence Hahn and Lloyd Dern, elders; Roscoe Shindledecker, Robert Saylor, Richard Saylor, Morris Zentz, George Wilhide, Harry Troxell and Carroll E. Frock, Jr., deacons. Members who retired from the council are: Richard Saylor and Roscoe Shindledecker. Carroll Frock and Morris Zentz are the new members. Following the supper short talks were given by the pastor, Charles Sharrer, Roscoe Shindledecker, Morris Zentz, Richard Saylor and Carroll E. Frock, Jr. The reorganization of the council resulted in Charles Sharrer elected as Lay President and treasurer of the congregation; Mrs. Charles Sharrer, financial secretary; Harry Troxell, secretary; Miss Ruth Shuff, organist and Luther iCugler, sexton and manager of the cemetery. It was decided to hold the next regular council meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 18, one week earlier due to Christmas coming on the regular meeting date. Plans were made for eight councilmen and former councilmen to attend the District Councilmen's supper meeting to be held at Walkersville Friday evening. The pastor divided the council into four teams and gave to each team a list of members upon whom they are to call personally during December. --The Indian Lookout Sportsmen's club held its regular November meeting Tuesday evening at the Fire Hall meeting rooms with a good attendance presided over by the president, Harold Hoke. The committee in charge of putting out feed for the wild game in the hard winter season reported and the matter was discussed. Weldon B. Shank, John Eyler, George Ashbaugh and President Hoke were given the responsibility for the shooting match to be held on December 23 when turkeys, ducks and chickens will be offered as prizes. President Hoke reported on the "Hunting By Permission Only" project of the club. The question of entertainment was discussed. Treasurer Robert Stonesifer reported a balance of $369.24. Two new members. John Ridenour and Charles Bankert, were received into membership bringing the total to 117. Shank, Ashbaugh and Hoke reported on their bear hunting trip Growing Evidence Indicates , ]J Truman Won't Run In 9 52 By DOUGLAS LAKSEN NEA Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, Nov. 30 (NEA) --There is some smart money here, betting that the presidential race is going to end up General Eisenhower versus Chief Justice Vinson. Big news of this is that President Truman isn't going to run. Evidence to this effect has been growing ever since he announced at a press conference that he had made up his mind about being a candidate but that he would not reveal-his decision until after the first of the year. Several prominent Democratic senators, who should have the inside dope, have stated publicly that they didn't think that the President will run. And the same story has been leaking out all over, from the President's personal friends and from party officials. However, the slightly different twist to the story of his intentions, which comes again from the usual excellent source, very close to the President, is to the effect that he has not really made up his mind yet, in spite of what he has said. This source says that President Truman is now undergoing one of the most severe mental struggles he has ever suffered, trying to make up his mind. He is said to be plagued by several conflicting emotions, the strongest of which is a feeling of infallibility which has been building up in him ever since he first became President, and which solidified when he won in 1948. Only Democrat Who Could Win Further he has fought hard and cleverly for all of his policies, with a fair degree of success as far as political and legislative strategy goes This has increased his conviction that he is just about the only man in the party who not only can win the election, but guide the party's destinies successfully for the next four years. Opposing this feeling in his mind are reasons and emotions telling him not to run again. He no doubt believes that he could quit and go down in history as a fairly successful President of the United States. He also knows that the perilous four years ahead, with terrible pitfalls for the chief executive, could change his place in history from good to bad if he made a mistake. On top of that, as has been reported, are the feelings of Mrs. Truman on the question, and her great influence with him. She does I to try again. not want another four years in th! White Htnwe for herself. She coul, sacriA'eejittiat feeling and go alonj vith an attempt for another tern] But it is reported now that she "j convinced that another four yeav would harm her husband's re'pij tation and health. And she wii not compromise with those thingi_ Those who know her say is deeply shocked with recent scar?" dais being revealed in the Admirj istration. She is deeply religiot/ and appalled at the thought of hd husband's reputation being tainte' with any of it i In other words, she Is putiin all possible pressure on him nt to run again. And she could hav- the last say in the matter. Would Be Elder Statesman Also in the balance tending * influence him against running the very pleasant prospect of pla ing the role of elder statesman. H! is naturally gregarious and woul! enjoy a more relaxed life with hr friends than the one he now ec dures as President. j He could still be a party strategist and main cog, even out of ofi fice. And he might even try fo, another term or two in the Senate his favorite place of employmen" In the capacity of retiring Pres | ident, he could still strongly for the man he pickedi.l his successor. And he has already! said he would make a speaking tour of the country whether " was a candidate or not. The question the party leaderi are nervously asking themselvej is, what can change his mind, ii t as he says, he has already made' f up. or, what can make up his mine', if he hasn't already. The currenj rumors-and stories about his no ; : running being put out may be ai'l attempt to influence him not fUj run. They could have that effec^ It's almost a lead-pipe cincl! that if he doesn't run, Chief Jus'-' tice Vinson is his choice for th nomination. Whatever decision he makes' however, he has got to make T sooni If it's Vinsoji, the job of getting him ready for the race is t long and tough one. It means the announcement will have to come soon. However, if it's to run he has a little more time. And tii could be the clue as to what he isl going to do. If he delays more than! a month after the first of the yearf it's a good tip that he has decided »an recital was given by Bernard T. Wert, choirmaster of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Harrisburg. Preceding the ceremony, the clergy were entertained at a dinner at the College. --Mount Saint Mary's College Jlee Club under the direction of Rev. David Shaum journeyed to Baltimore today to sing at the Concert of the Associated Male Jlee Clubs of Maryland District. The concert will be held at the Polytechnic at 8:15 p. m. A rehearsal was to be held this afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Deutches rlaus with' the otner nine clubs. The program for the Glee Club Christmas concert to be given at Mount Saint Mary's on Dec. 12 will be announced. Miss Nyla Wright, of Baltimore, will be the guest solo. --Rehearsals are now in progress 'or the Christmas operetta "Why The Chimes Rang" to be given by he Glee Club of St. Joseph's High School, under the direction of Rev. Javid Shaum. Preceding the open etta the Glee Club will appear in a concert of Christmas numbers. to Pennsylvania. --A Baldwin electric organ, given by Most Rev. George L. Leech. Bishop of Harrisburg, and his priests for the chapel at Mount Saint Mary's Seminary, was blessed on the eve of the Feast of Saint Cecelia, at 3 p. m., by Rev. Joseph P. O'Donnell, director of the Seminary. The sermon was given by Rev. Anthony L. Mahan, rector of St. Joan of Arc church, Hershey, Pa. Music was rendered by the Schola Can- torum, directed by Rev. David Shaum. The ssrmon was followed by Solemn Benediction. Those officiating at Benediction were: Rt. Rev. Msgr. Patrick F. McGee, Church of The Annunciation, McSherrystown; Rev. Joseph P. Gotwalt, rector of St.^Vincent's church, Hanover, Pa., served as deacon and sub-deacon was Rev. Cyril P, Allwine, rector of St. Andrews church, W»yne«bwo, Pa. A dedicatory *r- Questions And Answers Q--When was the Cullinan diamond found? A--The largest diamond ever mined, the Cullinan' was found in Africa in 1905. It weighed over 300 carats. · s Q--Could a person live on a diet of milk alone? A--No; although milk comes nearer than any other single food to affording all the essentials of a complete diet, it Is deficient in iron, copper -artd manganese, which are needed in small amounts, as well as in Vitamin A and D. A person living on a diet of milk exclusively would develop anemia and other disorders due to the vitamin deficiency. * * * Q--What material was used In writing the Egyptian "Book of the Dead." A--The illustrated copies of the Book of the Dead are written on papyrus and the dolls are considered the flneet in existence. Deer Season Opens Monday If advance interest is any critflt- ion, scores of hunters will take the Frederick county woods Monday for the opening of the annual one-week deer season. Sportsmen say there is more talk about the deer season than ever before and sporting good stores have sol(J ; ,a huge amount of equipment in way of guns and shells for the brief season. Few reports have come of persons who have actually seen dft?r although many hunters have been on the alert for weeks for signs of the game. But, it was pointed out, a hunter who has seen a deer sign wouldn't talk about it, for fear that others would "beat" him to it when the season opened. The Weather Bureau said tlieFef is a chance of rain for the opening of the season, which extends from Monday at sunrise to Saturday at sunset. Only one deer may be bagged in the season and each Jjjl must be checked in, as usual, 'at Snook's store at Lewistown, where a deputy game warden will be located. Among The Sick Mrs. H. Frank Foland, who underwent surgery recently at the Frederick Memorial Hospital, has r$~ turned to her home, 304 College avenue, where she is improv, satisfactorily. Bible Thoughts For then must he often have suffered since the foundation of the world; but now once in the end of the world hath he appeared to put aw^y^sin by the sacrifice of himself.--Hebrews 9:26. '" * * . Jesus did all the saving-work. »· brought the cross to our level. Get saved by looking to Him, and then live *· God.--W, P. Mackey. JEWS PA PER I IN FW SPA PERI

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