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4 HOBTHYWT AUKAMiAS TIMti. «yttH»iH«.Mitntmt. W»dr»«t4«y, J«nu«cy U, ItM Arkanaan Iimf PublhM dillr «"»l iundiT kr fAYETTEVILLE DEMOCRAT PUBL1IHINO COMPANY K*h*rU Fulfcrttjfcl, PrttldiM feuiHltd JUIM 14. llll Entered at the post office »t Fayetlevllle, Ark., as Scfomi-Clas» Mall Matter. __ ttm E. Owharl, Viet Pr«.-O«ntril Manlfii _ _ MEMBER or TMETMOCIATED PflEM The Associated Prci,s is exclusively entitled to the an for rcpublirstion of all news dispatches credited to It or not otherwise credited In Ihll piper »nd al»o the local ncwi published herein. All rlsliU of republlcatlon of special dispatches herein' are alto roMrvtd. _ SUBSCRmfiofT RATES P.r W».k ..... ................... Uc 0y r«rrl«r) Mill M'n lo W.nhlt.llon. Bcnlnn. MtUlton toun- . Art.. and Adtlr county, okli. On. Tlucr ITO-lthl ....... ...... Kit HMIl One y«r ·. ·* TM '2JS ·*« Mai) )n reuntlM nl)i*r thin «hnv«: Ont m'r.ll J l j " Thri» mnnlhi |» g Six mimim- '* On* )'«fr .. IN Ml All mail p»r»W» In *rtv«nf« MtmWrAu«l( Butaau nl Clreulittmi And JCMIK paid, Kor judgment I Am romf! Into the world, Unit, they which Me. not might we; find Hint, i h c v which sen might ho made lilintl.--81. .John 0:!!!) April 30 Deadline A l i t t l e rod I'liiic must be: wiivlntf in front of many men's eyi;s th«si! days Riirni- jyhijr April 30. I lie deadline for f i l i n g UN » candidate in next summcr'K Arkansas DcmocrAl Ir. primary. "April 30, April SO, the, lust, day 1 have for m n k i i i K up my mind whether I'm ifoinir to run, and what office 1 *m Roliiit to seek," it muni say to prospective randi'tlnles. ·In Hpite of (tnins made hy Kepublicans 'And * tendency hi some circles 1 to skip the primnrles and run by write-in voles, t h e Democratic primary still (fives ( h e would- be Office seeker his best opportunity for gaining; office in Arkansas and WashitiK- t.on County. And a goodly number of men --maybe even some women--are oyclnif the calendar and ftouring their chances in the summer party races. For governor, of course, we have (he present chief executive already selling ih« pace, apparently seeking a t h i r d term, Attorney General Ike M u r r y ha,i admitted he is s t u d y i n g the situation and "probably" will announce for governor. Chancery Judge Francis Cherry of Jones- lioro told A TIMES representative some months ago, when he attended the annual Chamber of Commerce banquet, at Spring- d«le, thai he is practically in the campaign and most likely will seek to be governor. Then there is Hep. Boyd Tucket t. of Nashville mentioned prominently as n candidate for the. office, and C, H a m i l t o n Moses of Little Rock has never disclaimed entirely his intention to be a candidate, other things being equal. Jack Holt may run Again. Usually others, not too widely known, m«y be counted upon to attempt the improbable and make the race. In addition to the slate offices, we here In Washington County will have Konie -interesting summer months, if reports and rumors and 'they says" are any indication. The present county judge has indicated he will not seek renomrnation, and the circuit clerk is mentioned extensively as a probable c a n d i d a t e for this office. Several HIT expccled to be candidates for t h e office of sheriff, including t h e incumbent. One business mnn says d e f i n i t e l y he will run,mid others are possible race- makers. Several names are heard in connection with other races. The importance of gelling lo I h e noils and casting voles has been stressed in Fny- et.lcville within recent months u n t i l surely the electorate will lake advantage of ils opportunities I lira summer. II is essential, of course, (.hat good men e n t e r the primaries; it is even more necessary to Ihe best government t h a t the voters t u r n out to register their choice. At least It's cosier In remember what you said when you lell Ihe t r u t h . Uncle Sam has printed a pamphlet on how to drive nails. Most people t h u m b their way. AVho really w a n t s to collect the debt of relatives who say, "We owe you a vrsit"? THE WASHINGTON Merry -Go -Round ·r DMw Washington-- Onl.v cabinet member who has outsmarted the president In his accustomed technique for axing nn unwanted member of the official family l« Attorney Gneral Howard Mc- Oralh. Howard was out of the rind, hanging on the inprs, and givfn thf count of nine. Rut by some "f the cleverest footwork ever displayed In Washington, he -managed lo nr.rxmble back Into thr f-nblnpt. l l r r p l. ihc insldp ilor.v of how he did II, ll.v now. o f f l r l » l Wnshlnston h«« bmune l"ll« I n i n i l l i i r wllh Ihf wo.v Hurry Trum»n MSC» out a oiblnfMcrr hi! dorsn'l wiint. Kfc.rtinry of thr Interior J u l i u s Kru«. for ln»t«ncc. w«s nurd by « plnntrd story that he w.i rMlXnlilj, /ollowlm which Ihr prcsidrnt xntd "no nnmmcnt" M his next prfM conference, snd Kru« kntw the Jld W«K np. Slmll«r procodurr WJIR followed with De- If.nut Secrelsry Louil .lohinon. Thcrnfoir, when word cume out of thp W h i t e House Hut the l.nmnr Caudlit henrlni h«d em- hnrrniised Ihn president, shrewd politician Mc- Ornth brut the president to thp punch, offered his resignation -- if he embarrassed th« a d m i n - istration. Hut Harry Truman, who shies from dnshes wllh people he likes personslly, hr/mmed. hnwerl, sold he had no Intention of pulling the run out from under his friend, did not accept the su«- lesled resignation. * + * Nevertheless, he did have Donald Dfiwson look round for .'mother job w i t h s u f f i c i e n t prestige so McOrnth rnitld be eased out of the .luslli-e Deportment without loss of fnce. And Dawsnn soon c.'irne up with the flinbassfi- flur.^lilii" tn Spain. This seemed « n.iturnl. Mc- O r n t h Is one of Ihe top-milking lay Cntholics in Ihe U n i t e d Stntep, has been inndc- a K n l R h t of M a l t a b.y the pope, and wjis tho fii'st to pive a reception for Franco's fimbHsyador, Le(|iinrica, after full d i p l o m a t i c relntions were resumed. So, with fllflnton O r i f l l s retiring from Mnrlrld for reasons nf healtl:, McGrnth seemed Just the man to t a k e his place. Shortly thereaflcr. a carefully planter! white Mouse slory appeared in the local press that McOralh would «" lo Spain and that, ex-.hidc'- .Justin Miller would become the new attorney neneral. Naturally McCirnlh knew exactly whal was up. This was the same treatment, given Kruc and Lottey .lohnson. Furthermore the McGrsth resignation slory was followed by a press conference at which the president bluntly refused to comment on the report that Mcflrath was to no. All Ihnt day. newsmen tiled lo phone Mc- Ornth. Ordinarily easy to reach, tic kept ominous silence. However, he was not Idle. Overnight tie hauled up two of his bifiRcst nuns. One was Cardinal Spellman, who sent a m*ssn)ie. from Tokyo. The other was his (14-year-old law partner, Ren., Francis Green of Rhode Island, Protestant. who went to the White Mouse, reminded the president that both Green nnd the stale of Rhode Island had always been stanchly behind him, claimed he had been u n f a i r In MeOrath by not R i v l n R him a hearlntf. and t h a t McGrath had an excellent plan up his sleeve for a corruption clean-up. * + * Meanwhile, M u l l Connelly, thouKh ordinarily lukewarm toward McGralh and in favor of appointing .luilae Tom Murphy of New York to head a corruption commission, went to Mc- Orn Ill's defense. That was why Ihe president al the nctft cabinet meetim: reverserl himself, told Ihe surpriserl cnhlnet and the surprised McCirath t h a t with the beeinnlnc of the new year he wanted them to know that desplle the press a l l a r k on his attorney Reneral, he was keeplnc them all on. Note-- Though McGr.ith Is Ihe only cabinet member who has outsmarled the W h i t e House technique of leaklni cabinet resignations, he r*- malns silently bitter over the roughlng-up he (tnl. "The White House has no trouble lejil'.inc stories acalnst me," he remarked to a friend. "II w i l l he interesting to see If the boys leak the president's remarks for me." * * * Prime Minister Churchill was getting a progress report on Ihe Anglo-American m i l i t a r y discussions from his friend and mllllarv observer. Held Marshall Sir W i l l i a m Slim. Referring lo the dlsmite as to whether NATO should adnnt Britain's new a u t o m a t i c rifle or the new Ainerl- cnn Garand rifle. Field Marshal Slim reported: "So far we haven't made much progress. Bnlh guns are uood and it's d i f f i c u l t to decide which one to adopt." Churchill listened patiently, nodding his head in aRrromcnt. "It's my cuess." Field Marshal Slim continued. "thai we'll f i n a l l y adopt a rifle t h a t contains Ihe best features of both models. I t ' l l be a bastard rifle-- h a l f American, half Billlsh." Churchill's eyebrows shot up. with an air of solemn gravity he said: "My dear Marshal, aren't you being a t r i f l e careless w i t h .your words? Have you forgotten t h a t I, ton. sm half American, half British?" * * ·* Latest Washington gag: "The only thing the Democrats have to fear is-- f u r ilseli." . . . Oi 1 - vllle Morrison, president of the Sunroc Company of Glen Riddle, Pa., has a remedy for Washington's Influence racket. He suggests that all bidders on government contiacts he rcquire/l to (lie an a f f i d a v i t they haven't done a n v They'll Do It Every Time By Jimmy Hatlo SHE'S A.m5 mKEATENIKte TO LEAC-BUT SHEU. BE HERE WHEN WB OPEM A 9RAMCH OFFICE CM MARS- CRtJWEQj/VS ALVAYS MBULOUG OfTWS-I WISH SWC'P EffHEK TOKE 'EM OK MOLP HER LIP' OFFEW A JX AT TEN BUCKS MORE A HEcX H1TH A RtAL OUTBT-RJieLE TIME KJR OVBRTIME- ·UMMBK AHP WINTER TWEOREENl 6 AWAYG BUSKXK IM THE OTHER BAY OWEWPC SHE STOVEP our co MUCH THIS WINTER I THWK SHE U4P AH EXTRA ^»iM2J:i %IMK Mb A TIP Of r favors for, nr spent any money to entertain federal procurement officers (who award contracts) or their relatives . . , Production officials hive reported privately to Conirrss that vital defense projects are held up for lack of tools. They described the machine tool shorlnie rat the number one production bottleneck, acute aa dur- Ini the hottest days nf World War II ... After witnessing the "alert American convoy" for civil drfrnse, President Trumnn told aides: "This w i l l make a convert of anyone who sees It. We've got to have m a x i m u m production lo win a war and neither human lives or production can be safeguarded in this atomic age without adequate civil defense. It's everybody!! Job." . . . Popular Cy Chlng. the government's Inn mediator, has one of the biggest pipe collections in the nation's capital . . . Ed Slaltcry, public relations director nf Ihe Civil Aeronautics Hoard, is a crack airplane pilot,Ihough both his legs arc paralysed. CAI1 members frequently call nn Slattery when they have to get somewhere In a hurry and safely . . . Chiang Kai-Shek's confidential secretary ducked process servers in Washington and sneaked off to Formosa rather than tell the truth in court about Chinese corruption , . . The government has ordered 4,500 trailers and portable homes to relieve'the housing «hnrtat;e at 22 overcrowded military camps. """ 1t ~~.--. Questions And Answers Q--In the Middle Ages, what was the meaning of a large wooden shoe hung outside a door? A--It advertised a shoemaker's shop. Q--What type of bird is the Karoo? A--The garoo, or whooping crane, is a large, white bird, standing almost 5 feet tall and has a wlnnspread nf more than' 7 feel. Fast becoming extinct, there are only about 32 left in this country today. Q--What wan the Meteor Flag? A--The Meteor Flag was the national flag of Great B r i t a i n u n t i l mm. Q--Whal is the pmntl.itlnn nf Pakistan? A--Between IS snd BO million. Q--What was t h e first musical comedy to win the Pulitzer Prl/.e? A--"Of Thee I Sine." by K a u f m a n , Ryskind and Gershwin, in 19.12. Q--How did Fannie Hurst obtain her ma- terial for her stories of working girls? A--Through personal experience by seeking* employment in many capacities. Q--Why are the Karakul breed of «he«p especially prized? A--For the production of lamb skins utilized as fur. lime Thirlr Yean A*A Trtrfir (FayrttovlllR Dally Democrat, .January 1«, 1922) In the first (tames of the intra-murn! basketball Icanuft of the University, played Saturday, the Sijma Chi, Kappa Alpha and Buchanan Hall tram* were winners. A new extension branch nf thf University of ArkanRan has just been established at noRers, according to announcement by the president. The extension i. the third in the state and number* from 20 to 30 students. Twenty Year* Aito Today (Fayctteville Daily Democrat, January Ifl, Ifl32) Streets in Fayeltcvilie were jafer places tn travel on during the past week. Officers of the city .were busy carrying out stricter t r a f f i c rule enforcement and will continue on the job from nrrv nn with an enlarged force capable, of keeping a check on the entire tnwn, A report on the attitude of merchants toward the keeping of KUOA-, Fayctteville and University radio station, active on the air will be submitted at a Inter meeting of the radio committee of the Chamber of Commerce, it was announced today. * * * Ten Years Affn Ted a 7 (Northwest Arkansas Tlmfs, January Ifi, 1942) Demnn.itrations nf operating and caring for household equipment will feature the open house at the University Home Economics build- in i; Saturday afternoon. These will include laundry equipment, KHK appliance, electric cook- inc. metering and mcasurins, refrigeration, kitchen planning and cleaning of equipment nnd appliance*. Faynttpville merchants nre sending representatives to pivc demonstrations and five other local dealers are cooperating. Dr. Logan's Wife By Diana Glints C*nr^t 1951 by DitM G*MI IM b? trr*** mMt with Hw ptMittitn, Rmtfo* H*M, IK. DttertWtrt b? NtA SERVICE, Inc. THf) STOUT I J*»M !,*···'· »«- ·trUitr* with "tiwtwr'a Mr fir*" ·k» 1* *nHft wllfc h»r h*«liH«i4, lit, tt*» !,**··, 4* MH» Iff I f t M * «·* rtifl finrfltt**. Hut Jena*! U a dutiful ftifr. JH«. * «r*Vr «*« in HI fcfuMfc. five* *rr *rrmr- ((7 mn4 trftyttttmit »** WNHIM. ^ · · * II r PHERE were never*] curs parked in front of the Pelletler house by the time Jennet and Gus Logan arrived. In the moment of sl- lent* after they ran* the chlmirtg bell, they faced Men other complacently. N o m a n . J e n n e t thought could look more impeccable in maple gabardine. And she, In flaring plaid organza and n nficer-mink stole, found reassurance if not satisfaction, first in miniature, in Gus's glasses, and behind them, in the magnified fondness of his eyes. The door opened, shattering inward focus, and they broke into excuses for being late. R e l i e v e d of their coats, they entered Ihe traditional living room in which great v»;cs of acacia were as patently there for the party as the guests them* wives. It was very much as .Jennet had a n t i c i p a t e d . Two couples she had m«;t at other doctors' parties whose names she would again forget. One couple she had not met, t h o u g h Gus knew them. The ladies in j=ilk prints, so t h a t for a momrnt Jennet fell overdressed, and then, in Ihe next moment, glad of it because it set her a p a r t from these women who had lost their shape and color lo age. She smiled to their smiles, weighed their appraising glances, accepted a clgaret. a lifiht, n "Scotch on the rocks," and a c h a i r which Dr. 1'cllcticr pushed to the outer concentric circle. The next rins was formed by a heavy, polished c o f fee table--one of those a n t i q u e ones whose ICRS have been cut ofT - -nnd thr nest, a plater of round, open - fared rock'ail sandwiches. Head center wns n grapefruit used l i k e a pincushion Tor bacmi- w rapped l i \ e r s on toothpicks. Jennet had already adjusted to t h e tedium by concentrating on thr hors d'oeuvrc. when the chimes ^ hernldcd another Arrival. Or. IVllelier excused himself and returned w i t h a tall, d a r k , yoiinK man whom he introduced as "Peter Surinov, our prize-win- n i n g biophysicist." Kor ill! the thou.snnd.s nf people whose faces arc easily read cither because t h e i r looks have in large measure molded their personalities or because iheir person- ahl.fs have transformed I h f i r features, there is now nnd then an individual whose face not only gives no clue to the essence he- h i n d it but gradually changes under the eye so t h a t rvalua- tioiis like "handfomc" or "ugly" or "plain" are never agreed upon. Such n fncr was Peter Sur- inov's. I I h+lonccd -less to him t h a n lo the emotion others held him in. · · * 1KNNKTS conscious reaction to '" Ihe man i n t K M t u c r d at n dull party as Peter Surinov \vjis emotionless in t h e rxtri'iiir. She saw a musk of prumlnnit bones, n btnly a w k u ' i i r t find lank in wools t l m l shone from use, n pitlr nf board-Hat wrists e x t e n d i n g well beyond the sleeves. His h a i r wns dark and wiry and its enrls glrnmrd with s«m« nubftanr* Intinded but si|- nally failing to deprtns them. Jennet found htmlf n«ate4 next to him at thr dining table, presumably because shr wan near- #irt his age. She was rather con- icinus of hi* silence during the fish course, lly the lime th« «n- fonfl hen«ir wiled next U Peter 8vrln*r it the dfitliif laMe, vrecvmablr became nlw WH netrmtt hit are. trpfi hnrt been passed, Jennet began to feel his silence oppressive, and she turned to h i m . "What is your fpccialiy, Dr. Surovy?" "Surinov," he corrected. "I'm a biophysicist, not a medical doctor. Just a Ph. D." "Oh, well, t h a t counts," Jennet said airily. "But I understood t h a t you were in Dr. Pellctier's department." . "That's right, I am. Tm in the atomic research Ish, which is an offspring £nf radiation therapy. But I work on rats instead of people." Gus, directly across the table, heard the remark and smiled. "I'd say that was an overflne distinc- tion." "Maybe so," Surtnov said, lifting his shoulder. "Rut are differences. For one thing, I've never had to develop a bedside manner." · * · J^VERYONE laughed al t h a t , and since Jennet had found his tongue, the women began to ask him about atomic medicine. Suri- nov talked simply and well, w i t h no f u m b l i n g for words, no pomposity. Curiously e n o u g h , h i s vniro held all the assurance which is body propulsions lacked. ''The isotopes,'* he explained, "arc made M Oak Ridge hy exposing certain elements like phosphorus or gold to the atomic pile! These radioactive materials are down here to us every two weeks or so, according to our needs. They come in solution in a medicine b o t t l e which in t u r n is carefully parked in a scaled lead conUtiner," "Why do they have to keep flying '.he stuff in in little dribbles?" one woman wanted to know. "Wouldn't il save time and money if the. government sent you a fioM-sizud batch that would last you?" "Well, you see, radioactivity loses s t r e n g t h w i t h time. Certain k n o w n lengths of time. For in- stanrr. we know t h a t radioactive phosphorus loses h n l f its strength every 1ft days. Iodine In eight d»,vs, and so on," "How do you handle the. isotopes? 1 mean- how do you keep from KtMthitf the rays on you?" J v u n r t inked, more to K't his attention t h n n nut of a t h i r s t for i n f o i n i H l i o n . "You can't touch it, cnn you?" "No, I should siiy not. lift what we call 'hot stuff,' Wf kt*p cov- ·r«t from head to toe in CAM o! splaihini and work *fhlnd lead* briek feepp* with mlrron strategically placed so that the ftnce* don't impair precision, We try to stay arm's length from the nUwk ml ill Inn hy means of remote action device*. And I won't try to tell you all the meters and gadgets we check ourselves v.'ith. It's hard to explain, but it's really an interesting set-up. You ought to come down and see it sometime." The invitation was issued so generally that it occurred to Jennet that this young man might be more shy than cold or superior. There were m o r e questions. What diseases did it cure? How was it administered to patients? "Ah, now you're getting into the clinical side of the picture," Suri- nov said. "That's Dr. Pelkitier's territory." Dr. Pclletier laughed and said) they were all getting as bad as: the nose doctor whose practice j was so specialized that he treated only the left nostril. Having withdrawn from the table conversation, Surinov attended to Jennet. "And what is your specialty, Mrs. Logan?" "My specially? I don't have I one. I'm not particularly good at anything." ; "Do you have children?" I "No, none." j "That's unfortunate. How, then,: do you spend your life?" j . . . JENNET looked squarely into the, ·J bone-framed eyes but sne saw j no hint of satire, only the fog- · bound politeness of a loan-corn-j party interviewer. She l o o k e d ] down al the er^ity dessert plate j us a brown-skinned hand set i l . before her. It was a preposterous! question, but the answer, as she I began to grope, for it. became f a r ) more preposterous. How did she' spend her life? ' The hard white porcelain plate I in front of her became an amor- I phous Rlob of dazzling activated dots. Time was lost in the dot- filled space and she was lout in it, bogged in it, soon to b* baked in it like the wedding ring and the thimble. Panic filled her. She rould not look again into the face thnl waited above and beside her until she had the answer. A good answer, the right answer, the answer the fm-e wanted nnd would, therefore, like. The staring plate began to break up into opaline cracks urn) before the t-naks could brighten with color, she ahoult-d firmly, "I paint!" Whrn she looked up al him, the bony serenity of his unknown fare WHS both .1 shork and a relief, hut hrr reliftf 4-as short-lived because shf met Cius's surprised eyes acraw the Ublf. She glanced quickly about to ac« who else had etufht her In the lie. No one was looking at her and the din of chatter swirled about her. "It mint be a great latlifacttnn to have a crtaWve talent," Auri- nov Mid. T« Allies Better Off Than Year Ago. But No Happy Ending Yet In Sight; Trouble In Far East Looms; Red Invasion Seen By JAMES MARLUW Washington -W'l- Behind closed doors. Secretary of State Acheson told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee the position of the free world is somewhat better than it was a year ago. So far as it goes, lhat's right. It doesn't fa far enough. Trcsi- duc'.ion Is "far below What It should be." lie called for an investigation of the whole, mobilization program. A for Kuropc-- while, we nnd our allies have more (divisions there now than a year ago, they're hardly enough lo stop the Russians on land, al- Ihough we mifiht stop or slow denl Truman, in his mcssnge to; them by atomic bombing. Congress, gave the rounded picture when he said this is a ''crucial year." A year ago the Chinesr Communists had us in such had shape there was talk we might abandon Korea. Now we have ihem in a position where they're t a l k J n g truce. That's some improvement. Lafit year when Atlantic' pad troops in Europe were in skeleton shnpe, there was some fear the Russians mlirht attack before spring. Now the number of At- l a n t i c pact divisions is larger. Last year at this time defense nroclucliftn was far worse off than now. Defense Mnbllizcr Wilson says in Ihe past year "we have come a long way along the road toward a mighty America." While Ache-son talked to the Senate's Foreign. Relations Committee, Gov. Omar Bradley, head of the joint chiefs of staff, was lalkinj: to It* Armed Services Corrtmltlec: behind closed doors. Later Chairman Russell. Georgia Democrat, reported Bradley said Ihe joint chiefs have military plans ready if the truce ialks with the Chinese fail. This might indicate we could whip the Chinese if we tried. Rut Senator-Morse. Oregon Rfi- So, while (he Allied position has improved somowlint in Ihe areas just mentioned, it is a Ion* way from a happy ending. At Ihe same time KIR picture has darkened in other areas. This country has made it clear \ve believe fhe greatest danger to the free world is a Russian attack in Western Europe and stopping them, or discouraging them from starting, is our No. I job. It's just possible the Russians don't consider an attack on Western Europe their No. 1 job. Setbacks For England In this past year our strongest ally. Britain, has suffered tremendous setbacks in Iran and Egypt, both part of the Middle East which Is vital to the west. Thp strength and position of thr ·.vp?t have been badly damaged there, which is to the interest of Russia. And while we haggle 'about · truce with the Chinese Communists on Korea, reports flow from Ihe Far East about a buildup nf Communist forces for ah invasion of Indochina where another Western Ally. Krancr, has been fight- in c off Communist guerillas for five. year?. The struggle in Indochina has . publican and a member of R u s - j drained France of men and monty. sell's committee which heard j If an invasion starts there we'll Bradley, also spoke to reporters and he said: "When we t a l k about holding a line in Korea because we are not in a posture 16 conduct an of- fcnsivp. we had better begin to give the boys what they need." That would seem to indicale we; arr not any more anxious for a bip offcnFivc. and not more able lo conduct one, than the Chinese trure i a |ks. enftp. Production \*f* And. Morse said. ricfR lo help with troops--which would weaken us elsewhere--or help with planes and ships. This extension of our forces is an unpleasant thought. Yet, the Far East, with its vast wealth in natural resources, is essential tft thp 'vest. Maybe ther* won't he an invasion. But that won't ft op the Communists' efforts to communi^e all Asia, in one way or another. So while we build up in Europe, we could suffer a disaster in the Far c pro-i Kapl. Dear Miss Dix: Everything in our house was fine until my oldpr fistcr q u i t school and gnt » joh. Mow I must take over all thf responsibilities of the house inolud- in« the care of a 3-year-old brother whom I can't manage. I am I."). 7 don't mind the work, but since my sister hns been earning money she rlocsn't have to do a n y t h i n g at home at a l l . I must always be the one to stay at home and mind the younger children at night, even if T liad a previously planned evening. My sister doesn't even pay board. Do you think this is fair? .lonn L. Answer: Your sister isn't lo blame for shirking her home responsibilities: this is her pnrents' fault. The mere fart t h a t she has a job is no excuse to avoid all other \voik. A wage-earner does, undeniably, enjoy more prestige ( a n d consequently more privileges) in most homes than does the student. Ynur sister, being but newly arrived in the ranks of the salaried, is t n k i n c more advantage of the situation than i.» just. In due time, when her chosen lot has lost much of the glamour it now holds, she'll corns down to earth. About all you ran do. Joan, unless your parents are willing to co-operate with you, is wait u n t i l big sis realizes how u n f a i r she is. Pirrnt* Wronc Here Parents make a big mistake when they exalt a wage-earner to high station. What they arc do- ing is making very apparent the fact t h a t in their home the most important, thing is to bring in money. Such an attitude induces the younger members nf htft family to rush out lo work as ?oon as possible, ahandnning all attempts to acquire an education. This may he the very result for which Ihe parents hope: if they are mori* interested in financial gain than in their children's welfare, no effort will be made to keep youngster.-: in school as long as possible. Of course, as each child in turn takes his place in the business world, he, too, will relinquish particjpa- tion in the home routine. Family solidarity itself suffers as a consequence. The proper f a m i l y interchange of give and take will see that a tired member is relieved of ta.sks now nnrl then: though never should it be accepted as a general practice thai any one child be exempt from a l l household work. As Inng as a son or daughter remains under the parental rnof, a contribution towards the family welfare in the shape of regularly assigned tasks should be expected of him. To see t h a t such stints are meted out and cxeculed is a prime parental responsihility. IMackinac Island In Northern Michigan was the headquarters for John Jacob Astor'i fabulous fur trading company i * " I The compound microscope was invented about 159(1. Solitaire An»w»r to Pr»»ioi» Punlt! 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