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PAGE ' 4 antnum Inside Washmgion- Capital Officials Unhappy Over Tito's Marriage With Russia WASHINGTON — Capital officials are not at all happy about Yugoslav Marshal Tito's reconciliation with the Kremlin. However, their reasons are not based on a fear that Tito—and his army—will duck back into the Soviet orbit. What these officials don't like is what Tito's reconciliation will signify to other European countries. Russia's satellites a.s well as America's allies. The Communist dictator of Yugoslavia has now proved it is possible—it' not advantageous—to sign up in both cold war* carup^ Such nations as Italy and France. with their large numbers of Communists. may feel ic is no longer necessary to pledge undivided allegiance to the West. Thev may feel that they can play footsie with the Russians without losing their independence and without being swallowed into the Soviet system. After all, Tito is doing that. As for the satellites. United States officials feel that Tito's new status means they can count on getting a little more freedom from their Russian masters — enough, anyway, to erase at least some of the pressure for self-liberation that exists within their borders. In other words, the satelites will still be well enough contained behind the Iron Curtain, but they won't be quite so unhappy about it as they have been. WH1PCEACKING — President Eisenhower ana his White House aides are ex- pected to crack the whip harder in the last weeks of the current session of Congress in an effort to win enactment of some of his legislative program. The whipcracking will be of a polite nature but the President is convinced that numerous bills he feels are necessary arc being stalled by the House and Senate. There was evidence of the President's new approach when he summoned top Democratic and Republican House leaders to a conference to appeal directly for their help in restoring heavy cuts made in his foreign aid program. He wall employ the same device when the Senate takes up the legislation. Democrats have grumbled throughout the session that the President has not car- ried his share of the load in fighting for legislation, but in the remaining days of the session it is certain that more pressure and more leadership will be exerted by the White House. SOIL BANK—The "battle of the soil bank" has only just begun. Now that the administration has won the program it sought to cut down on production of six "basic" crops, it faces the test of acceptance by the farmers. Most farm observers believe that prices paid to farmers for participating in the soil bank program will be high enough to attract a majority of cotton, com, wheat, rice, peanut and tobacco growers. The Agriculture department has been cautious in not predicting how much more money the soil bank will help put in farm pockets this election year. However, the National Farmers union, which has bitterly opposed many of the department's practices, says the new legislation "could" add $2 billion to farm incomes in 1956. The 700,000-member farm organization adds, however, that the income boost will materialize only if the farm bill is "carried out effectively and conscientiously." Many agricultural officials believe the union figure is too high. One such government expert said privately that the union "only mentioned the figure to give it .something to blame the administration for at the end of the year." MEMO: From The Sun News Desk By Preiton Pendergran ,7fHV BAFFLED A OORONT.R'? jury in Shelby, X. C. ft as ruicd that it was unable to determine whether there was gro spa pa nea 6.'X>3 feet to hi? oe-ilh from an s; rimer. Tfro six.ir.n-- ::>a:-f-'. fw) it co::ld not 5e3rr. how or why V.-Vn "A" Pruitt. ?o, rt Charlotte. N. C.. fell "hrou-;: a d"«v.' J:i the side of the big Piedmont pj-.rsc- er.rouie frr-m Shelby to AsheviUe. Th'- boJv of Fruit: dug •'• hole r. early fo;:r fe-t-i oec-p ir. hard packed earth just a few step? front thf cemetei-y at Zion Church s:x mile? from Shelby. L'.ithe- Ksynes. caretaker of the church, told authorities ho heard a ••whisUir.p sound" overhead an-.l •.hen saw Pruitt's falling body 30 to 4-'< yarns away. He said there was "a sort of explosion when it h:f." "I was iu&i walking home from the store and was fixing to go into the house wher. it happened." Hayncs relate:]. "It looked looked like a man anO I wen; to see. Then I. called the sheriff." Priiit; ar.il hi.= wife. whc:n he had married the day before. were enrouts to Ashoville to v: c -;t her J3n: p onts '.vhC'r. ^-~"? tragedy occurred. Mr?. Pruitl io\<; investigator? she became thirsty and asked her husband to jret her a drink of water. She said be found the restroom door locked and then tried the p'.ar.c's iide door, thinking it led to another restroom. The unfastened door was dscovered shortly after Mrs. Pruitt reported her husband had failed to ve- turn. When the plane landed she was placed under A doctor's care, and an immediate investigation was ordered by Piedmont Airlines. The fatality was Piedmont's first since the Ur.e v.-a= formed Feb. 20, 1S4E. STRANGE MISHAP THIS WAS O'-VE of the most peculiar ni/plar.e accident-? that has ever occurred. Coincidental!;.-, the man's body plummeted to earth adjacent to a, cemetery. Commercial airlines should pay more attention to doors and other openings in their aircraft. They should be secured so that passengers cannot open them for any reason. That should be the job of the plane's pilot or of some member of the crew if ^ door needs opening while in flight. We don't know now fast an object, such as .1 man's body, fails, nor with what force it strikes the MY NEW YORK ,;nc after hurtling more than a mile through :e, but the force rnus; be tremendous. In this iiotilar c:use. the man's body seoope-.i out a hole irly four feet lieey. he "explosion" heard by the church caretaker probably the bursting of internal organs and breaking of bone?. was a horrible tragedy and should serve as .1 •nir.s; to the airline people to be certain all doors securely fastened before their planes take offWANTED: A NEW PILOT SPSAK1XG OF pilots, etc.. Admiral Thad Felton of the famed Goose Creek Navy is searching for a new pilot for his flag-ship "Sur.anne." The admiral .-^ays that if Nelson McElroy couldn't pilot an Air Force plane 'during his wartime serv- ieei any better than he can pilot a navy flag-ship, he would, bet it cost Uncle Sam, a lot of extra aviation jras. Admiral F.'lton hadn't got around to calling former Pilot MoElroy on the carpet yet. but the reason lie's looking around for a new pilot is that Nelson stocrpii the ''Suzanne" 14 miles off course on the ••'••ay to the White Heron fish fry at Anahuac a fe-.v Saturdays ago. As a result, the "Suzanne" ran out of gag on the return trip to Bay-town and had to be to'.ved in. Kelson tells another story. PREPOSITIONS YOU WILL NOTE that -.ve ended tK; above paragraph '.vith a preposition—"in." Time '.vas '.vhen '.ve wouldn't have done it. especially in our school days when it would have been "fatal." Things have certainly changed. We've changed, too. since reading some of Dr. Rudolph Flesch's books on the art of writing—simple writing. "Write just like you talk," Dr. Flesch advises, "Who's going; to complain if you hang a preposition off the end of a sentence? Who made the rule in the first place?" We agree with Dr. Fiesch. What difference does :t make? If what you intend to convey calls for ending a sentence with a preposition, use it. Henceforth, we're going 1o. See? This reminds us of the time the grammarians jumped on Winston Churchill for ending a sentence with a preposition. The grand old man is said to have replied: "Up with this 1 will not put." ECONOMIC GOUT SUFFERERS By Mel Heimtr Reginald Kell Says -Hi-Fi Is Atomic Age Applied To Sound Ts'EW YORK The time is a Sunday and the hour is—there is r.o other word—g-hasUy. It is S a.m.. a time for all except young Sunday school studcrits to be stili fait asleep, and here you arc in. of a:! p.'ace. 1 , the Yankee Stadium. This i> '-ho house that R;:th built, and yu. '.r.- 5tc.",i'i of the Yankees, are :n it tbi? morning because of the filming of a television show. "You're a sport expert." had been the absurd message from Robert J. O'Connor. Forcharr. university's purveyor of publicity, "so come a~d be s. pare; authority.' 1 So voy h&J come, in ppi'- r ; of having- lost your expert's carci wher: Needles go-, up to win the Belmont frorr. Career Boy by a rase. You stu.Tib:? bitarily -.inder th-3 Stadium catacombs an-: then emerge, biinking. into the Ysr.kee cusrout. Camerajnrn, sound rr.'-n. script men and other Experts already ar* or. hand, be:.-.; briefed by Oci! E. O'Cor.r.or. '.Ve;: E. :,- drinking thoujth-ui:y from a bottle of b'-', r. and :•''.>•: wipe your head ;n the muggy morning '-.:r ar.v : . ask him for sorr.-::. "vYh*n you're t>..-fiui;h," he say" coldly. "Th:s par:'I '.s supposed to '••' sharp and bright, not sic-.-py from beer drink- YO".° V.'ANI-'EH ri:?co."^c,lately down 'j-, the famous m;:.,•:<!?.:n••• :• editor, looking no o!-';.;r lr.--.~. 15 years ;i-<j v.-h'-r. ;-.•: coind give you 3 (i a set f-.r.d beat you 6-> ;.: t>•:::•: = . Also, iru- hes.rt-shr;pec, j'-iiy Jack J>.v.-:,c. :.".' celerirati-o f(y»tbai: scout, and. V:r. Ijom- <i£ir:i: O';c of >'- J nJ'r:irr. 1 '; o'd -'seven r/wks of G..:T.>, Success Secrets actually ask.- who were they playing, you get a little apprehensive about this set of Experts. Stan Ixirna;.:. the radio announcer who is to bo the m.c.. drifts by -ind starts to tell how he once umpired for the Ho\;?<- of D:iv\d baseball team. "Listen." somebody waits to Cecil B. O'Connor. "How about that beer?" Ko is told to drop dead. Finally, the filming begins and the hours—the hot. stifling-, unending- hours—<3ra^ by. You sit on the (iugotit stops ar.'J look wistfully at the rooftops and the kosher delicatessen signs in the Bronx, beyond tlie center fie!'.! bleachers. Other Xc".v Yorkers are reading the funnies. .Some are at the beach. The lucky ones, are across the Harlem river in the Polo Grounds, watching your beloved Giants. And you. poor Expert you, are in t'r.e ramp of the enemy trying fruitlessly to answer such cpesiiori? 'is what team does Casey Stengel mn.nag r . LAVELI.E AND LO.MBARDI know their football, so they 'i.iswer some questions correctly, and Fitzgerald knows c-vor.-thins:, so he is of help—but you wade through 'he quagmire of interrogation and get cniy two. Having b<-t on both horses, you can report that Arcaro it, the only jockey to have ridden two Tr:p!r: Crown winners—-\Vhirlaway and Citation —ar.d when Lorr.nx asks you to tell with 20 th>; .-.urr.r..-;r of tlot.s on :± golf brill, you .=qy 320, only '." a.vay. "I thought everyone knew that." you say ^:- LiJLi.y. f^.-i;r.-y. the trial by fire er.d.s and you say goodbye Hr.o j';o-j':h out, worn ar.u sper-t. to your car. When yi'.-j Arrive hack at your ha.<-< 1 of operations, .in a'io'.i.-s^er.t Mar,tie worshippor looks at you with r.ew rr:sp'r'-t. "Sitting in the Y.-inkr-': dugout a';! day," hf niar.-r.:.'.-. --Gee—yo-.i lucky stiff." [r;:-':>i<-: of hitting hin-. you "heck your xv.-in>r and ''.;.:•-;..-•: 0". a sofa. Th'.s is a 'iav in the life of an KITTT ''.','AYLAX':.; was f, pf.:r.:.;;c-ss Tt-.'.^%<:<: whe: Ml" cin-.f to Arr-^!-:cs -:ift tight y-ars a^-o. A :tat;v<; orVriir.. K;r-v ..*'•*;„<• from t.-io K:**»" 7*r.» a ,ni B t<rrc:--r;' \<\<::: r^t to •^'^•: •'• rwtura^- cit.w-r: now Jiv-r.j; i:i 1^ Anjrf'.^.-. wr,p r ..- Me :-- <1ir.--r!.Jr of ..r«:.::ut:v f - :;-a::i:n ? ft«ff oi Magr.s In- ti.istrir.*. ... . , Th;=t.«. a rapid riff- for a yo-ji;;- ^;.-i wno nscl to .Todays Bible Verse HOW SHALL WE escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him. Hebrews 2:3 By Elmer Wheeler iebrr. a n r -v.' l-'ir.RUhge, ittw <.-;;storns. and a nev.' way to .support he/self in short orcier. K'.:t the secT r -t of ICtty's .success j.s the hope .ir.d c;cteriru:;:it:o!i v.-:th which t,he. :; V (:ed a iv.'v.- life. A salesman of silver C3:'r-'i upon her -ar.d made a They enco'jrr*S'''> Kitty to tru.'ik r,f be'0m;ny a j.alc. 1 -.- .^.^r-'.f.'hy Kn^li'-h Hnd rjiiirr.orizirig a .'inli-.s i.-.ariu^I. .Sh f . 1 kr:-r-v.- .s;if '^'O'.ii'i ,'i'iv 1 '- To ii-'i-.-e an ^-j!/)r! i '-/r,i]c :-.r;rj Kitty co-ildr:'! over,- lirivr. K •;: xh^ niar,nf;r.-fi to ?•••-!',<} .^'O ^.r.r; took five or*:'.'j-',^ •'•f'So.T", .-iiui «. «v::i- v^'ri'tir.' wr;:;;.'i :i frir-r:r; io^-.nf ! '! ii<?r '•';.' :nor^(?".' to ::-;M'K« t.-ic do'.vri payrnr-nt on ;i car. Good Evening By Tom Simt I'iibushirfj rach weekday nftr-rsoon by The Baytowr: Sun, Inc.. at Poarce and Ashbel in Hay-town, Texas. I-Y'j Hartman .......... Editor a.vi Pufcilsher H:\ro 1 Bo.«wcil ............ AdV' c rtis;r.p Manager I'rcKton I'i'r/diirKrass .... ---- M.ar,ft{ring Kditor Ht-.;iah V.a,-. Jat kion .......... OfrH-c- Manager .Subscription Hates By Carrier-- -j:. 20 Month; JH.40 Yew A'.l msi) nsbs-fiptioiVi arc payable in advano* il.v MA;l---i:unth SJ.2&; 2 Months J3.SO C Mont/tA i7:tK'i; Yoar JJ4.00 Arntf'd £>orvicft» 75c Month Er.trrod AS Sf cond class .matter at the Baytown, I I'Dii^ffit'f t>hrti-r thf Act of Ccnrr«* af K*nrh 3, ^«70 A «'lv^rt:.«!iijr V.eprtvsf :.tAUve; 'j-sl Aiivcrf.siriB Jx-rvice , Ga. OHA"""HKi:. ''. S: A, "Vcs." «-.'.'! -i-.if yir^Tsgcr. ;u -.•.-(• >.•..! :;; roi'xsnjr chair' or. the w!<!, : . porch of H. v'.llay: }-|f*ti'i. ">'<-:-. I u,-;j.s th'-re or*r;r." "I'iii vO,i hke it'.'" 1 .'iSrte' 1 ., He '.h't j^i^i H rn'X.'.er;'. "7'fxj \,\£ ;ir,d too r,oi.sy. I '.'•!;;. ^iV'Tcste'i :,ec;r,i.se he- hfi'i r^'.-n to almost ar.y plsnt- I j;,(-ntio.':r:-'i. J v a,-, ;,i)zz;>vj. iot). ()!-',-:,,>!• ;.,o.i.eth:nfj: was wrony. \','he.". I n:-.s,t-i\ airi:i' •• piKe,-, any section of the rnisr.try. he .-.iway.'; foun'i .'.<ime f;j;i!t. "Ti'iis viii-'-i-ge )-.e:r-," j s;..id, "it's !'j]eH^:ynt and sort Of {if-AC.ef ;i." He ? tufii'..(j ti.e cj'.iii't ?c<Hie. "Tf»f, SlOw for me. .\'oO, ;.');.; I/, '!'l. Trie j,i-':;,',i. aii Sit." "\\"eii." r s.ixXf.-.**'^, ar.:;oyf-».). "this is 'he fancy fee. 1 ' .^e,'|; >./>!), Jir.U J'OIJ S"i>f;, V> "ti<; f fJOlloOSC." "That's ^r; i'!'";;," he d'.-rid' ; <i. T**;i.ri' 1 s.-r.».' iiiji; Icov.-f.irt^ nr.riappily at ft road )•«.•'; i « "."K" .'j'.O.-'rtl .(•: "\"-', r<'i;'i!!"f '.vi-iere you KO, you 11 j'.ii.j it's .iiit\ /.;.*,; you sonricwhtre ei*** (This week's column is written by Reginald Kelt, a musician, who, in effect, says fie on hi-fi. Kel] is acclaimed today's greatest clarinetist. He wears Ills nc- cnl.idc modestly, but. by bis own admission, is the world's creates! Irotit fisherman. A .Londoner, Kcll came to this country in IftlK. He- Iween conwrt tours, in the off (fishing) season he, lives in Aspen, Colorado, where he teaches and performs in the summer unis- sic festival.) Hy KrX;i.V.\U> KKI.I- Wrilten for Ijiited J'ri'ss Permit rue to nwke one 1'iir,^ clear from the start: I believe th;it bi-fi is the ntomic ajre tip- plied to sound. It c;in go one of two ways — cither in ;s constructive direction, or in exactly the opposite. It wa.s in 192S when I was first invited to help make :i <; ! "'.rn(i- phone recording. The 'mi< rophoiv:' in those days was a large 6-foot- long metal horn, which seemed to take up most of the small studio. It was somewhat vague, for to make an impression on it. the musician with the solo hud to elbow his way through the rest of the orchestra io a vantage point — l''t off his solo, then make a hurried retre,..i oack to Ins place in '.lie orchestra. The finished results T.-ere a distant sound, completely round and in a way cliar;icterii:..". !; . which offended or harmed no man. Recording, -uid in.'uiy other things, have changed during thu ;»st 2S v-ars. Fur ir.st:ir.cc, we now have hi-fi, which I umler.Mar.d i.s short for "hello faithfulness". Hi-fi is a kind of clangorous cru- Sitdf. which to appreciate to the :u!l. one must cultivate microphone eai'.-. To me, 'please remember I wan bom between W ar.il -" fl yt'-irs ;-eo', it is P. caricature, with all the usual and unusual aspects of sound being' presented in a n:-;ked way, for the people iestx,ns'::i!" lor il.s dev-i(,pmc-nt and :ic':ept;;nce. in order to make 'h'-ir rviint— "You haven't heard nothing yet" — mi.?', nim a r e.xa^fr'"'<'it.io!:. It. reminds me of an advertise- wilt I saw re^ardint' the size of a tck-vision s'-rnen in on" or Die ll'.Ore comfortable hosletnr-'; (ill Third Avenue—"The biep'^t life •'•'<?.''•') teleiTsion in New York" was proudly jinr.oimced! I'c.t vour rar to the be-! of n rlnriiiet while it is beinpr played, or cin-:c to :hc brid™e o( a vioiir.. Did You Know? About one-seventeenth of U. S gross naiior.al product i.s j>ro- 'iuce<f nn farms. New York f'ity made jt." fir:,! appropriation for ytre.et cl'.ai;::) : in 1«56. The fire!, jfuidc oook w;>'- written by the Abbott of Thingw i:) Tt it; said to be against, th" law to allow your csr run out of K.IS in Mexico City, frish )ii',rn;Xr:i:iis ar<- fr'-dit"<l n.lh ir.U'ii'ii'c.:;;!' v.-iiiti.. potatoes into New KiitflAiid. or in the lid of n piano, and. one i.s faced with a revolting development. In place of a beautiful clarinet .sound, we have signs of a. definite asthmatic condition, due to the breath passing the cane reed. The sound of resin and the .scrap's of the bow across the strings destroys one's accepted idea of true violin tone, and in the lid of the piano, chaos reigns, but these extraneous noises are the goal and stock-in-trade of the "hello faithful" boys. This is their idea of honest >our><,: reprodiu.'iinn. The triangle ai'.d the .snare drum become the essence of rec.onlinjr technique. ar.d the whole, in the ca=e of an orchestra, is literally shattering to the glass in one's hand. I have an obligation to record a given number of discs each year, but now that I can no- longer recognize the sound of the instalment I have spent so much of my time with during the past 35 veal's, due to the distorted 1 outlook of sound engineers. I lose faith in their efforts, as they have lost sight of their objective. I realize we do not sec, or even hear, ourselves a.J others do, but in the same way that mirrors can distort imajfs. so can the efforts of a few engineers and equipment distort sound. Sure, there have been amazing; improvements made in the field of sound recording since 192S, but don't let us blow the lid off this progress by encouraging a few to go too fur. Grab Bag Of Easy Knowledge The Ansivfr, 1. In what p:iri of our Bible is Ihp.Booit of .Jutie? 2. Who wa.s the author of Amer- iou, which was sung as H'.e United Stntrs r.ationnl anthcni for ni-'iny years" P.. \Vhnt i,« tlif origin of the sinx'rstition ihnt it i.s l.'.'i'l luck for ;i i.'i.'i'-k (.-lit io cross one's path? 4. \Vho wrote Abraham Lincoln'." f.'ivoritp po'-.in which heirins: "Oh. why :-lio;ild the spirit of 7nort.il he proud" " r\. V.'ii.-il -.if the young of pe:i- eocits c-.'ille-i'' V-'aU'll "\ r nu I.\']'EJ;.MEZZO ' I.V-tor-MKI.)- 7,r,\ Hour-.: ;i .shtirt. Mttl',1 piece betwven th'j acts of serious Hrnmn or ojx-i'si In iniisic' ;i movement in a "symphonv '»• other exteniled work: :i .short independent in.st.ru- tne:it:i| composition. Origin: Il;ili;m. ^'mir Kutiirc Dining- the ne"! vein- your lif,' shuulrl proceed or. !he even tenor of j'.s w;iy. Vou may gain a de;il hy laklng nn eid"r',, ai Today's cbiid (,f oii'floor life nt I la pin- Ilirlhilny Lewis \V. I'' e very fond cel «t sports:. former r to Kng- Chu^k Slobbx b^.-ebnll f;ire,e; ', fooli>;i!i ro.'ich. ea;- to tlu'ir ; I'.o.ni in AI:,-:;-:;I !)ec:!)Yie ;i piles! and the ';!) Vifnn'i .••en!',!i;t,"y. T <:;lirie t>..- (•'•".<!'.' '••.'• p.'off 187."). i le;ic!ier ) he bc- ;- of tiie . Vif'ttrui university, A Central Press Feature rcclor of the university. During; 1M9-1P30 ho was minister for social welfare in the Austrian government; was made archhishop of Vienna in 1932 and o.'irclinnl priest in ]'.>:>.:>,. He died in 195o. \Vhat was his name? 2 He wii-^ born in Murphys- borouKh. III., in 1S2C. served in the Mexican war and was nd- inittod to the bar in JS32. He was elected to CoiiRreSH in If'if. He rnisoi! an Illinois resrirncnt in the Civi] war. and retired a(. its close a.s a major Kcneral. He returneil io ConKre.ss in 18K6 and was repeatedly chosen a United States sen.-itnr. Tn 18S4 he was nominated for vice president on the ticket with James G. Blaine., but was not elected. He urjred the observance of MVmorial or Decoration D.iy, and died in Washington, D. C., Dec. 26. LSR6. AVho was he? '.Vnmes nt bottom of column) Tl's Keen Snlrt Ood has made no one absolute. The rich depend on the poor, as well as the. poor on thn rich. The world is but a magnificent biiil'l- inj;: all the stones are gradually c-emented together. Xo one sub- sist.s by himself alone. — Owen Felt ha in K Happened Today I77R The Onntlnenl.nl Congress pn«sc ( j Pjchard Henry T/oe's reso- lulion declnriiif: TTnited Stales independence. 1S''1 President .lamps A. Oari'ield assassinatei] in Washington. T>. C. !!i42 - Field Marshal F.rwin liommel's Afrika Korps flunked by the British at El Aia- :;nein in World War IT. Jfou-Vl Von Afake Onl? 1. Tt is ; be next to the last bonk in Hie Xew Testnment. between ;he tliird Epistle of John and The Revclali..a. II consists of only one chapter. 2. Samuel Francis .Smith, a Boston clergyman, in 1S32. ?,. The belief thai. Satan often assumed the form of n black tomcat when he was on an excursion of mischief. (. William Kiiox, Scottish poet. S. t v e«-chicks. 1 C'irdin.il Theodor tnnilxoi-. 2 -M'tj. Gr.n. Jonn A. I,x)^.-in. Interesting -Nickel Plant Manager Buys Car With Government Money By URKW VKAKSON WASHINGTON. — An inlerosiing scandal has developed in she government-owned nickel plant nt Ni- c.aro, Cuba, svhe.rc Uie manager of thn plant bought a Cadillac wiih .government funds, nnrl whi-re the paymaster helpefl himself to ?10,- OiT> with the help of his family. The. plant, built by the government to .supply nickel during the war. is now being operated for the {fovernment by the Nickel Processing: Corp.. ;i subsidiary of National Load. Tlic general manager, who used government money to buy the Cadillac, is 0. D. Niefiormrycr. The payninslof who got the ?"!().nrn is O.'-'-.'.'ir Monlan. 1 . \Vlien this column queried National Tx-'ad in New York about, the opera lions of its two employes, there was no comment. National Lead asked that \v t cs!; back. This was done—four times—still no comment. Franklin Floele. new Administrator of General Sen-ices who has charge of operating: government property, was refreshingly frank. He said that his agency had detected the shortage in May and promptly shot off a letter to Nickel Processing Corp., May 9. asking (hat the matter be cleaned up. There have been subsequent discussions with the company about Nicde.rmeycr am! Montane, and tho. Genp.rnl Services Administration lias forwarded the entire file to the Justice Department for possible criminal prosecution. Alontanc has now returned SS.OOO, while Nietlrr- nieyer is paying; the government nn the installment plan. He still has about 51,500 to pay. BIG. AFFABLE Sen. "Wild Bill" Langer, North Dakota Republican, strode Into the Senate restaurant the other day, toured tin? tables shaking hands with fellow Senators, and announced his candidacy for President of the United States on the Republican ticket. "I'm going to run for President, and I want your support." ho told each Senator gravely. Then, with a tvinklo in his fyo, he added: "I have au unbeatable plalfonn. I am older than Eisenhower. I am sicker than Eisenhower. And I need tile rest more than he does." IT'S STRICTLY a family fnud, but Jonathan Wainwright A". «on of the Corregi'lor hero, was hlock- rri from heading the Kings Point ^Merchant Mnrini' Academy by hi.s cousin, bluehlood GOP Congressman Stuyvosar.t \Yninwrighi. Irony is that Stuyve?ant was elected to Congress largely by the famous namr> of .Tonrithnn's fathor. Stuyvfsant liad n-'imnd .1 son after Con. Jonathan \Yainwright, v.-)io (iefiMidivl Cnrrogidor nr.til Lhv Jnpri ovcnvhi'lmr.'d it nt thi 1 nntbrenk of World \Vrir TI, and it w:is ho- c-iuse of this close association that many New Yorkers voted to send him to Congrosc. But appointment of a .supprin- tendont of Kings- IViint was different. Kings Point, the Anapolis of '.he Merchant Marino, is loral'M on Long Inland in Congressman WfltmvriRht's silk-storking dislrirt. It i.s currrnlly hradecf by Acini. Gordon Macklintock, who hax antagonized DIP sliipping inti'ri'st':. Recently Maritime Administrator ^Tol-Ke bluntly notified Admiral Macklintock: "It's t.inif for you to go. You've been at Kings Point tot) long." Young Jonathan Wainwright, a \V.->rlf] \Var II st.'ii raptain who rose from the ranks of .soatnan and wan decorated >>y President. Roosevelt for heroism in the Salerno invasion, was groomed to sneered Maeklintock. Jonathan had 1 both Congressional and White- House support for the job. But, politic« being what it is, the appointment had to be approved by the local Republican Congress man. anc! he happened to foe con sin Stuyvesant. But the Congressman, though his chief claim U fame is his kinship with Genera Wrtimvrighl, appears jealous oJ the General's son. Ho decided one prominent Wain wright was enough in his districi and actively opposed Jonathan': appointment a.<s Kings Point super, intendcnt. Cousin Stuyvesant evei instructed his office Staff ho w,i; "not in" to Jonathan, in case tin captain should drop by the office P.i'sult: Jonathan's .-.ppointmen; was uroppod. The Maritime Administration is looking for Home- OIK,- else to succeed Admiral Mark- liuiork. 'IDAHO'S -MOODY Sen. Herman U'elker has b'.'en buttonholing southern Senator.s. begging them to vote Against the controvervia; federal da.ni at Hells Canyon. He reminds them thai. lie has usually voted with them against civil rights bills, whereas Senators favoring Hells Canyon urc for civil rights. "I need your vote in order to get re-elected." Welker plead? ...Senate majority leader Lyndon Johnson, working behind the scenes to p:.ish the Hell. 1 ; Canyon project, railed a private strategy meeting I n his office. He tolr* the hill's sponsors about U'elkcr's lobbying; and urged Uiat they get busy co'-m- tev.u-ting it. He handed a long list of Senators to Washington's busy Sen. \Varreii -Magnuson. Afagmison hositated. He had some hectic TV hearings to preside over. Suddenly Montana's Sen. Mike. Mansfield barged in ami announced to Magnuson: "I just read on the news ticker that Uu> Republicans have picked your opponent (Gov. Arthur Langlie) as Iheir keynote speaker." . . . Mapnuson digested the news for :i moment, then turned to Johnson and said firmly: "Let's see that list." . . , Increasing; drought in the middle west and southwest has the Agriculture Department worried. It could rival the terrible drought of. the 3!>30's. Latest area to be hit is tin- com bell of Missouri. Iowa and Nebraska. Many farmers alromlv are preparing to sell their livestock . . . Meanwhile. Secretary Benson claims that his present drought program of supplying feed grains to dlsaslor areas is sufficient . . . Congressman Graham Bardon of North Carolina lias tucked tile hill extending minimum wages to reuiil clerks in his voM ixv-ki'-l and there it remains . . . The House Labor Committee, of whirh P.arden is Chairman, voted \vooUs ago lo hold hearings on the minimum wage, but P.arden has flatly refused to pay any attention to 'the Committee vote . . . When Coiipresswoman Kdilh Croon of Oregon tried to go' fiction last Wf-ok. Rarden ran roughshod over her. indicated lie would move when lie fell like it. no sooner. r EVANGELIST "HYPOCRITES? YES. SEETHAT "Almost missed the hi:$ this morning — our had stouucd."

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