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12 /ns/cfe Washington" Senate May Get Four Ex-Cabinet Members Come Next January WASHINGTON — The United States Son- ate face? the possibility that four former Cabinet members will be in its ranks when i; convenes next January. One of the ex-Cabinet officers is firmly established in the body, and now heads the •joint congressional committee on atomic on orgy. He is Senator Clinton P. Anderson. the Now Mexico Democrat who served as secretary uf agriculture during the first uvo years of former President Truman's administration. Anderson's immediate predecessor in the agriouiiure post. Claude Wickard of Indiana, is assured the Democratic nomination for senator in the Hoosier state, and is given about a 50-50 chance of defeating the incumbent Republican, Sena tot 1 Homer Capehart. Anderson's immediate successor at the Agriculture department. Charles F. Bran-nan of Colorado, also is after a Senate seat—that now held by Republican Senator Eugene Millikin. Brannan is expected to win the nomination handily, and also is said to have a good chance of victory against Millikin—or another Republican, should the ailing Millikin retire. Another former Cabinet officer with senatorial ambitions is Douglas McKay of Oregon. He resigned his .Interior department post to run against Senator Wayne Morse.* McKay also is given a 50-50 chance of winning. STEVENSON STRATEGY? -- Now that Adlai E. Stevenson has disposed of Senator Estes Kefauver as a serious rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, the ;1952 nominee's strategists are plotting- the elimination of Gov. Averell Harriman of New York and Senator Stuart Symington of Missouri as contenders. Plans under consideration include: 1—A bid to ex-President Harry S. Truman, who leans toward Harriman, to accept "unanimous" selection as Stevenson's vice presidential running mate. 2—A similar offer to Symington, should Truman refuse to go along with Adlai. 3—A whispering campaign to the effect that Harriman, at 64, is "too old to run for President." 4—The possibility that Gov. Frank Lausche of Ohio might be offered the vice presidential nomination on the theory that if a Stevcnson-Lau'sche ticket were in the works, al lother projected combinations would be out in the cold. FRAUD CASES JDAUBLED — Fraud cases handled by the Justice department more than doubled in number last year in comparison to 1954. Figures recently supplied to Congress showed that the department's frauds secton got 2.299 cases in 1955, in contrast with 1,129 in 1951- and 652 in 1953. A statement accompanying the statis- tics said that "there has been a continuing increase in new business coming into this section." The department added: "The work of the frauds section deals with fraud in almost every phase of industry and agriculture." In order to cope with these cases, the department said, federal attorneys must "familiarize themselves with the production techniques and the accounting and fiscal practices of the industries concerned." Furthermore, the department stressed that "prompt action is essential for sue* cessful prosecution" because "otherwise evidence becomes more difficult to procure and present properly." SUN SLANTS By Fred Hartman MISFORTl'NE STR1KK5 THIS HAS b-:?<-n :>. n-,o.=! gn: oiling: summer for ;h:s (icpartmon; a~;j largely a? a result of a family misfortune. The junior ineir.ber of our firm had to have an operation ;!"•;"* liAy school was o;.:'. and il was :»n; "•;rn of pv<-rT;. c thr;I caused the trouble. Ovpr a ypAr ;i7ui a half wo had managed io -•<•- rtii.-' our p.von.i.jpoitf from a maximum of - 1 "" 1 .* 1 :<••< ?. rarher n-.? h 't-e;ab!e .]?•? and spcmed headed for ~ ^n. Tnrn Th-Mi carne his pe; :CM of ro-ccvery ar.d tonv:;;r-s- r»nrp. The;; cam-? friend? of the family with cake. cookies. candy, pic. cobbler and other starches and s'.r^pts too numerous. Beforp we could say the words "watch your step" v. e had picked UP six pounds. No-,-.- v-c hare the very unwanted assignment r>f having to sweat off those sis pound? and then start hack on' the long range reduction scale intended to reniit in s ISO fig-.:re. Thi. 1 ; is another example of how a man was wronged by his friends. We a.hvay.5 said that it wasn't your r-nemif-: you havp io v,-3teh. li's your friends. WELCOME NEWS ALTHOUGH THK Jiews ivas not unexpected, we were happy io read the other cay that before the rr.onth is out the road between the OlcJ and Trinity river bridges will be paved. We have been, using the bridges and a temporary 7-OHd for the past year, an<J ws Ere grateful for that opportunity i>etia\:se it brought Bay town and Anahuac closer together & long ^ rae before they otherwise would have been. 1 1 will fee a thousand tiroes better, of course, when the entire project is completed. By, the end of the year it Jooks like at long last Highway 73 will be reaching, the completion stage. It'-has.been a 3ong and harrowing. battle, but it will be wonhwhilei-a-hen we see the cars 'begin, to use this major thoroughfare. POINT TH!C CHAMBER of Commerce has furnished us with figure-:? from the Texas Highway Department thai shows for the first time that traffic through ihe B:vvur,v:-.-I-a Porte tunnel has passed the 10,000:l-,lay :'r.:?rk. Who:) :nc tcniwi was first placoc'. into operation siiil :hf p.'.uvltv of the tubi; hail worn off. traffic centered .v.vund S.OOO ear? and trucks a day. Since that time it has continued to increase month by month. Now it has reached a real plateau—that of "O.ooo vehicle? a (.by. Ai! this means is iha; traffic throughout our area i? s rowing by leaps am! bounds. It means that the City of Baytovn and East Harris County are going:o be faced with the responsibility of providing more traffic arteries hi the very near future. The alternative is that we will have traffic bottlenecks and plenty of trouble ahead. Realizing ail of this, the Slate Highway Commission ordered a full and exhaustive study of the traffic tn-utern in our area. And they have come up with the answer. The big- need of the moment is the establishing of Highway 146 as an expressway through the city. There is no worst congestion in the county now than Kig-hway 146 at its present size. The widening of Highway 146 will be a city-county- state project, and this plan will care for the traffic increase for months and months to come. However, there will come a day when that won't, ";:••• sufficient. The state has already charted a cutoff pian thai will virtually encircle the city with a freeway system. VVe'wc.-'t he getting that big- project any time soon, hut it will come. The plan calls for a. freeway from Decker Drive TO the tunnel from a point near the Tower Drive 3nn. It calls for a freeway from the Tower northeast to intersect Highway H6. It calls for Decker Drive becoming a freeway ail the -.'.-ay to the San Jacinto bridge intersection wilh Highway 7X These vast improvements won't come overnight, but if you live Jong enough, and you stick around Baytown. you will'see them. MiMO: From The Sun News Desk ~*Hr COME ..IX CTCLE5 DID TOL' ever notice that when_thei - e i« one bad airplane disaster more ajVayg >eem to folio*- in * period of weeks? It »eem« the»e sir tr*i?sdi«8 oc- r.:r in cycle.'. We'll rock slang: ?0r severe! months •••-•: thou: a major crash and then suddenly several p.. cur, one after another. The crash of the hie Ver.eruelan airliner two v •-•••'k5 ago. in which Tg persons died, set off the ' ihin reaction. Al the limp this plane burst ir.;o fi.-n;es and plunged into the Atlantic, it was the t: ^atest a.ir disaster on record for a scheduled com- Jii-'rcia! flight. Thnt record was broken last Saturday when '; two hip airliners fell into the Grand Canyon, < "ryiiig ;25 pr-.-^ons To their death. It was the •.•.-i>:-'!:'s wo:-? 1 , civ;i;ai:i air tragedy. ; . , cordi.-:;; io information released "oy the amines *!, • v-vo points left <\ appro>::.iiate!y the same time :--.-, v--r;ri- ;o fly the <;anu- course. Apparently, they A.'MAH) TO Vl.Y T-';E ONI^V Ti.vir. •-••'••' f. f:r flew was from Brt-mer- , : -: •• G-": ;-;:'.;-.::y '•> f j u;;5. France. "\Vc-'vt? forgot • . ; .-;.T- I,', rra:; .; -.'.- n i:. but V-.T- do I'ftrr.emtJOr th?.t -:.-- -.:••. i.! •••.:'< •-? *.~ f • ^:'r>'jr.^ *hi':-.i' r>r four jc-cp. 1 - ^.n-i ' '::':,• •'••: >^o , : r, i'.- b':ii;- . Thai was during- \Yor.d \ : ;' I ! '.'.--,•• .'••,•• '.,-::•.•• •.mop.'. :o ?:-.:>.£. fo: rwt an'i : -,:i":-..; or. .';;-. v,'.~ of ;0 d&ys riuraiior.. i.' you went ;>:iir:.- you saved » lot of tirno and had more to ».'- :.«-J :r, g&" T'arec. <y. .,ou:-s< pi-.r* v.-asr.': so gay in those daya. Tr,° Success Secrets By Elmer Wheeler KNTKf.P''.i.^N'O !::r.o/-i co-.;p;e have parlayed .- ,:i\i: ;-. ;:o(x! ti'Je-lir.c ir.tomc. They are •ii <•::!!.;: on sorrii- r.ew il"ne.. and '•' *uc- '.-j'-T-e, t.-^iy r:*an *,o :sl£Lrt a f-.:!:-Urn^ ;-. - '.:'e..,;-,: piio'.ogr.-i.vr.c; 1 ; Jules has ;,;: '.;.i:.".ir.j!: *'-rid loves 'o pair.t. They .'-'M'.e-: ;;•.- oCSJg.-.i-.^' li;r;j- O-'.'H Christmas CJITOS, v.-j-.n self-photon ::kc rtia.-y ether families.. Tr.f-r.. for » L-irvricay surprise 1o a small frienc!, Pi.-g^y look t!n (.-h'-id's picture ar.d enlarged it on JVi.'ivy paper. Juies tut out the fiff-ire carefully and X.:;(~-l it id i.arrJborird. then tinted i*. in the child's :iat',:ral coloring. J'egjfy added a "wardrobe 1 ' of ;iri-:J;!!onn.l drcs^'/f rut from waJipc-per samplw, .'iri'J ihen,' v.'gf a ;.".-i-.so;ia:ized paper doll, exsctiy like ji> ownri 1 . Krorn this tn-.i- or.gtr.al ^ift, Peggy a.ic Julc? were »-.. anipc-fj •A'ith oracrs for similar personalized paper dolls, many fa.TiUies ordering them by the dozens, to s'.-nd t,o fne-ndf, as well as for the pleasure of their own children. Other? wanted paper dolls < .-r-atf.:!! ::i the likt-r.ess. each in :i riifferent pose, with a slight rcducton in price for ihe series. PEGGY HAD QCIT her job by r.ow. to devote full time to photography, and she £ot :he idea for party announcements, also personalized by the camera. They are now working- on sn idea, for other per- sonaiizetl novelties, and the response so far has been good. "Naturally we are busic-rt taking orders for Christmas," Peggy says, "but there is always a demand for the personalized dolls. They sell themselves because the children love them and the parents want to save them for keepsakes. We have several customers who plan to have us create the dolls even/ year, to keep a.s ».. record of their children. Our sur.co.vj lies in our discovery of something th;it. we have fu.i creating ajxj that appeals to everyone." sTodays Bible Verse Good Evening 4HT BUT THE SCRIPTURE hath concluded all under sin. that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe. Calatians 3:22 By Tom Sims i; ft J| 5'iiOlii.lit-J '-ijiih VK.trluijiy aJ'.dJiOon by The Jridylowji .Sun. Inc., at JPedrte ».n< in JBnytowr;, TfXJu. !• M-d Hartmwi .......... Kditw- ar.,3 Publisher Hurry Boswo.i ............ A'jvci using M.ai>aftr I-'ii'W.oii J'l.-rnJ.-'.'-g.'i^.s ........ Ma.":a£irig Kdltor Bfuiali Wan Jackson .......... Office Manager , .Subscription Rkte* By Carrier-- 11.20 Montli; $I4.*0 Yew: il-ir.sJj subKcription* arc paysbit in ndvant By Maj! -Month *1.20; 3 Months I3.M « Month* J7:00; Y«»r Ji< 00 Armorf Srrvitw 75c Month ! as second class matter at the J'ojtofficf -..r.dcr the Act of C Mjirch l. ; lfW> Sorvic* OHATCHEE. U. S. A. — Tnr- phono rang, a call 'rom a. 'nearby tfjv.-n. ar.d at. firs! I. thought the <:aik-r wa.s a sunflowirr s'.-t'J salf'sman. "I-'o you kriov/ sunflower .st.-(."Js .".re Jed to chickens v.-heri you v.-,:jil chickens to moult?" he asked, after •f.:".\.y, in,--- iiiirr.i' ;a- Jack Robert,";. "Hi;:-'-." J :»;ti(j, ''put '.-'fnif. in their fe>:-<5, they lose ffi';.: <j't'j /eathcMi. ainl .sprout .jn.-w f«,-;itiii;rs." '']>-> you know," the c-nlitr continued, "the Rus- £ja.M- <>;it iu.'i.'lo-.vr aetdK?" "'!' .Hecn-.M J 'jo." I -vaio. 'TJiC-y i.'uny ;-unflower ttetJ.? ;jl'O;j:vl the v/Sy we <;u <. iii':v,-j;jjf num. Iri.-tead of chewing Jjutn, tbey i hew .i;;riflowt-r .vK-ds." "Wh!»; you have in mind," 1 «aid, ''is the Hu.isian leaders havt> been oating too inw*y laUrly?" "Haven't they changed their feathers?" he asked. If summer ever manages in replace lhi,s w p t fi.nfl njy sprinjr. the burning q'-ip.'-lion 'if the <lny. according tr> >l!it. the fiterling printer, will be: What Run-tan oil 10 iisc. Soviet U-j.ssla ft-nnotirtCfts shf'll r-t,t 1,200.000 men f.-on> her armed forces within the n<>x< year. F.E.F. think." that Announcement, nuisl havo been sprinktcd »itu *om« salt "from'those* SJbcriaa mines. ARE AGAINST USTOO FOKEIGN AID BACRFJ11B By Prtrfon'Pend*rgr«t« Allied forces had Just finish*} clearing the G«rmans out and there were, still * lot of collaborator* left, dangerous Frenchmen (*ji(J women) who had made it their business to get along; with the enemy for personal or other gain. But at least it waj a place to Jret away from the front for awhlie, and we enjoyed our 10-day stay. However. -.v e spent a lot of time thinking about having to fly back on that airplane. THAT SCDDEX STOP WE HAVE AX.WAYS had a deathly fear of airplanes. Our friends tell us it is silly to have a fatalistic attitude like that. They say it is safer ;o fly than to go by car. They argue that airplanes don't have nearly "as many accidents as automobiles. To all this we argrcc. But our counter argument 5 3 that the reason there aren't as many plane accidents is becav.se there are not as many planes as car?. And another tiling. There is no place up there to pull over and park when something goes hay- v.-ji'B or the fuel gives out. Gravity says, come down. HIV] down you go— and you're mighty Ituky if you come out alive. Vv'e know that 1,31-5 3 re diiug^rous '"weapons." nut wt're willing tn take o;ir chancc.s :n th",-m. You've at. leas; got a chance to come out nf a car accident a!:v,.-. So- -all vo-.: people who love to fly. have at it. Vv'": 'ii ju.-it walk if you don't mind, or if it's too f&r *.o walk we'll drive or lake a bus. Ifs .".ot the fail that worries us— it's that sudden Wife Of Edmun'd O'Brien Olga San Juan Launches Comeback On Video By ALINE MOSBV United Prens Stuff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD (UP) — Back in Ihe '-10s one of the reigning: sensations in movies was an energetic Puerto Rican singer named 01- g-a San Juan. After seven years off the screen, fiery Olga returns to show business on television "tonight. Olga was one actress who meant it when she announced she'd give tip work for a while- to tend to her marriage. After sin- wed actor Edmund O'Bnen. Olga appeared on Bnj,id\v;jy in "Paint four Wagon" and then diopm-d out ot show business. At home .she has b'~ ; en bi;:-".' wiih her two riaughiers, Maria. 6. and Bridget. 7. And she- hasn't rolled her big, hazel eyes in front of a Jry_And Stop Me By Bennett Cerf Bu( Olga launches her comeback by doing: a. giieM appearance on TV's "The Kosemary C'loonev show,' 1 aired tonight in many cities. ''I've been busy at home watoh- int,' the children, and watching Ed's career," said Oljca, rounder but otherwise unchanged from her years of being a housewife. Curiously, she appeared siiv :ind nervous about being interviewed again after all those years of privacy. "Eddie has his own production company uou- and he's been vi.-ry active since he won the academy award." she went on. steering the conversation 1C. her husband. "And me? Oh. I took the kids to school for a while, until T made them so la'e I had to put. them uii tbf :;c:hox>l bus. Then my husband is a great lover of people ;•— ," and he likes having friends around TV has revived the careers of many another entertainer who quit for various reasons but was lured back by the big- fideo money. And TV can use Olga. Many an armchair critic complains the same guests keep showing up on shows around the dial. And although Oljfit is a ouicl. sweol. girl in (MM'SOII. she changes trj an exritnii; entertainer when she gets in front, of that television "I've IKH-II taking vole'' lessons all these years." Mie .--.aid. "I'd like io do some diamatie shows. t-'X). but I won't tour in ' lubs .'iifnin because it would T don't wife by like to the h''Uscho|il. sounil like tin.' fires but I'd •Af»in onlv bv break up nu'Tn In the home In- :.ii-tivc working here." MV H03T in U'iohita onto told 3iv_' a weather story about three Men who died on -. r>: .same day and all l'.-ft instructions that they were T.o bt- cremated. The one who had been born in Michigan was consumed first, then one from Ohio, and now it was the turn of the native of Kansas. A: the end of two hours, they opfn<'<! the furnace, and out ho walked! -Mopping iii.v: forehead over so lightly with a bandana, hr xaspcri. "Two more days of this hot spell will ruin the corn for sure!' 1 A man l(.-aned out of a car standing at the curb on New- York's L'-xington Avenue and ask- rd Bob Sylvester. "What subway do ! take to get to Canar.-ic?" "Why not use your car?" suggested Sylvester. "What"' squawked the inquirer, "and £iv<> up my parking space!" BOB SYLVESTER has run across a careless juke box favorite who OWP.S thf yjovornment so much money they don't know whether to throw him in jail or clarify him as a foreign power. Grab Bag Of Easy Knowledge FAMOUS PEOPLE The Answer, Quick! !. Can you identify the hook from thusi; opening lines: "I have just returned from a visit to my landlord the solitary neighbor that I shall b' 1 troubled with.'".' 2. What and where is the Escorial? :'. Who compose':! the song, Of Thee I Sini>-7 -S. V.'ho in story rode on a hat? 5. What is Acrophobia? II, Hiipin-nod Today ISO] - Adm. David Glasgow Farrair.ut horn. "iSll Venezuelan independence, day. TO-!] Germans reached Dnieper river in invasion of Russia in World War II. 1948— .England's Labor party government adopted a. national health service act providing free medical service:--. Waloh Voiir I>a.ngu:vgp EMBRYOLOGY — lEM-bri-OLr o-ji)—-noun: Biological — the department of biology which relates to ombryogony ir» animals and plants. Origin: Embryo plus logy. Jt's Ileon Said The mark of extraordinary merit is to see those most envious of it constrained to praise.—Francois Due dc i-a Rochefoucauld. •'oiks of J'"juiu>—Guess The Nmne "Wt SMALL PRESERVE OUR L1IERTY ONLY BY THE RELIGIOUS tDUCATlON.Of.OUR "" I Born in .New York City on •lunr; i, ifiOO, this symphony <-on- rfnct.or h/is been n. piofes?ionnl musician since- 1SI-I. tic was the A Central Press Feature fji-.sl. native Now Yorker l.o conduct the New York Philharmonic symphony orchestra. He has also conducted every major symphony orchestra in Europe and South America.. He has server! UK conductor of symphony orche.-itniH in :L number of cities: has his own orchestra find been on numerous radio shows and makes many recordings. He is married to a former popular film actress, and lives in Beverly Hills. Calif. Who is he? 2—Ho is a U. S. senator, born in. 7»Iorgantown. N. C.. Sept. 27. 1896. Kc served in France ^n World War I, was wounded in battle and cited for gallantry in action. "Ho received his law degree in 1922. Kc has practiced lav," in Morgantown until the present, except during- service on the beach and in the North Carolina legislature. He was elected to the 70th Congress 1946-1347, serving until 1954 when he qualified as a senator under appointment of the governor of North Carolira to fill an uncx- pired term. What is his namo? (Names at bottom of column). Tour Future Caution in business matters should make your year successful and save you from possible difficulties. Today's child may be somewhat reserved, but Iovii.1 and reliable. Huppy V5irtli<l:iy Birthday grot-tings are <luo today for Wanda Landowska, harpsichord virtuoso, and French poet mid playwright Jean Coctcau. How'd You Mftkf! Onl? 1. 3'epy's Diary. '-'. A paliici: north of Madrid, built, by Philip 7T in the form of a. gridiron to rommemorfUo Spanish victory over the French at. St. Quent'ii. '!. The late George Gershwin. •(. Ariel, an «irv spirit, in Wil- hnm Shakespeare's The Tempest. 1 f>. Vfnr of high places. 1 Werner Jnnssen. 2 Sen. H«ni .T. Krvin Washington Merry-GcrRound — Kraft Made Handsome Profit On Cheese Taper Contract 1 movie camera sincp "The Beauti- for barbecues on Sunday. ful Blonde from Bashful Bend'' in ".Maybe I'm lazy. T ju.sf never did anything about working. Then Rosemary Ciooney asked me In do this show — ?>he's a friend of mine. By DREW PEARSON WASHINGTON. -- Full story can now be told how the Kraft Foods Co. cashed in on Secretary of Agriculture Benson's cheese deal, then tipped off its customers so they, too. could profit at the taxpayers' espouse. Kraft vice president A. W. Sigmund was a member of Benson's .Dairy Aifvisoi'y Committee, which recommended that the Agriculture Department buy cheese [mm processors, then sell it back three cents a pound cheaper. As it turned out, the cheese never left Ihe processors' •warehouses, tind Uncle Sam simply paid them a generous profit for a paper transaction. The program's stated purpose was to help the daily farmers, not the cheese companies. But the latter got the benefit. The same Kraft vice president who acted as adviser for Benson's Dairy Committee and joined in recommending- this g-overiiment giveaway wasted JK> lime taking advantage of it. Before th« regulations were even issued, Sigmund wrote to .four of Kraft's biggest customers telling- them how they could get in on the windfall. These, were: Notional Biscuit Company, which collected $108,083 from the Agriculture Dopart- jm.-nL; 1-f. ."I. Heinz Company, which made 524.865; United Biscuit Com- •pany, which made J12,OG^!; and Campbell Soup Company, which tried to sell-and-buy back -5,000,000 pound's of cheese but never closed the deal. By this time. Kraft was behaving in a taxpayer-be-hanged, get- in-on-lhc-g'ravy manner. The company notified r»evcn small customers in New York, Maasachiisctt-s. New Jersey, Maryland, and the District of Columbia how to make a quick profit in cheese. These seven firms made a total of ?18,- :1T] fit the expense of the tax-payer. 1 ?. Kraft also sent letters to 11 retail customers — jrroccry chains, bakeries, and food companies— which made nearly $164,000 total profit. Meanwhile, Kraft was happily peddling its own o he use to the government and buying it back for windfall profits. In fact, thy company actuaJly collected" .'S7^5,7!)7 5or seven cheese deals that were made after the program had officially expired. Th.j whole cheese Scandal was so fantastic that the Justice Department finally ordered the companies Io give, their windfall profit.-* back to the taxpayers. It took Attorney (.iiMicrul .Brmvnell and Secretary or' Ajj-nculuiru lii.-n.son niiur mouths after this column i'irsi i-xpu.-ii'd the amazing cheese siory exactly tine year a^-o .June -*. 19.V) Ui admit the mi.stiiliL'. iSo far. however, aone uf Kraft's IT'S KEKX A long time siu.:e .Senator McCarthy's famous fiuid with the Army, but he hasn't .forgotten it. Whenever he K«ts H r-hanee, he still carries on. His latest attempt was to try to embarrass Secretary (if the Army Bnjcker. which, however, was thwarted by a Negro captain. McCarthy learned that several officers accused of collaborating with the Reds in Korea not. only are still in the Army, but hnd been promoted—-part of a routine promotion of all POU's. McCarthy fi.irureri this was his big opportunity. He could main- headlines by accusing the Army of coddling collaborators. Only obstacle was that Joe no longer runs the Senate Tnvcstigating Committee, now under Arkansas' stern Sen. John McClollan. Unhappily for McCarthy, the Arkansas Democrat schedule d only low-ranking Army officers to testify about brainwashing: and Red collaboration in POW camps. What McCarthy needed to makt headlines, however, was Secretary of the Army Brueker. So the Wisconsin, whiz kid hit upon an ingenious plot which he thought would force Brucker to take the stand and answer embarrassing- questions. McCarthy sing-led out Capt. Bert Cumby, a young- Megro, as the most likely Army witness to be buffaloed. The Senator's plan was to ask Cumby the ticklish questions, figuring- he would be intimidated into passinjt the buck on to hifrher-ups. When Cumby hedged on his answers, McCarthy intended to raise 3. fuss and demand that Brucker bo summoned to testify. This was thf Plot McCarthy hopefully outlined to intimates. But when McCarthy fixed Captian Cumby with his"most belligerent stare, and in his gruffest: manner asked the questions about the Army's collaborators, the Negro officer, without batting- an ey»-. snapped back the answers. H t > didn't hedge. He- was so sure of his answers that the episode; passed without a ripple of nxcitp- ment. Newsmen didn't even bother to t.itke notes. JOHN FOSTER Dulles has privately complained that he's being- surrounded by unofficial -secretaries of state. He resents the interfere/ice in foreign affairs of assistant p r e s i d e n t Sherman. Adams, the President's brother Milton Eisenhower, mid disarmament chief Harold Stassen . . . Ambassador John Davis .Lodge, ex-GOP Governor of Connecticut, has been told he can't attend thf. Republican Convention in San. Francisco, no matter how much. lie wants to go. Secretary Dulles abruptly cabled Lodge that al). ambassadors arc expected to xtick to their posts during; the cam- PaJKn . . . The Aircoach Transport Association's as£rcssiv» president, A. J. R.OIHC, is winninjt his battle to force the Civil Aeronautics Board to grant the email, supplemental airlines a permanent place in the air ag-e. U.S. OBSERVERS abroad report that Harry Truman's down-to- narth manner won more friends for the USA than any other single person since the end ot the war. Khrushchev nnd Bulganin tried to win friends by mingling- with people. They made some headway. But they had never really been, part of the masses, despite their preachments, so didn't know how to minirie. To Truman, however, it just came naturally. He wont about London and Van's sometimes in. shirtsleeves, just, as if he were in Indi'pcndenci'. Mo. He took timo to shake hands with anyone who wmiti-d in shake hands, jj-avo nu'.o- It'r.'tphs to anyone who wonted mitog'Mplif. Not only did he havn :i. whale of a jood time himself: Inn hi' helped the country that pii! him in the presidency. Note U.S. diplomats one* recommended that HST be sent as a goodwill ambassador to Jndis. mid the Middle East, but the StaU 'Department vetoed it because nf the President's di.iliko for the ox- Prr-sii-lent. Did You Know? Cantaloupe melons arc namctf from Cantaloupe. Hflly. wiiprn the melons were first groj^ni in Europe. First cnrfio of iron nre passed through the Sault Sle. M^ari' <-an«l from Lake Superior in. Snow fields and glaciers cover only about ;i," per cent of Iceland's area, Greenland, on thn other hand, belies its name since 85 per cent of its surface is ice- capped. "That's my aon-in-law. His weekly stiiry is ift four figures — $42.50!"

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