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riOfTHWHT ARKANSAS TIMIS, Â»oyÂ«HtvllU, AffcÂ«mÂ«. If, tftt GUumn Bj HAL BOVLR By UAL BOYLE Tampa, Fla.-OT-Are you finding it harder to meet American women on their own level? I am. And with aie the reason it very simple. I no longer can look them in the face. I have to look up to them. They are getting that tall. What are they feeding girls these days anyway--"grow-fast?" Everywhere yOu travel about this nation you notice that- the younger generation is shooting up like corn stalks under a hof July fun. Is a new race of American Amazons in ths making? It could be, pardner, because the All-America lass today isn't only as pretty and slender as a willow tree. She can reach right up and chin herself on its highest branch. That is as true in Florida as it is' in California. It is gospel fact in the four cities which brag most often they have "the prettiest girls in the world"--Atlanta, Dallas, Kansas City and New York. Everywhere the damsels tower taller every year. Majbe that's just a -eflcction of the American credo that we have to have everything bigger and better. But foreign visitors, notably Frenchmen, for some time have been appalled at the altitude our ladies are attaining. And certain' disadvantoges are be-.- iming apparent to the native male, too. For in the battle o* sexes in the United States men have been steadily losing ground. They have been told women are made of finer stuff, ha\tf more culture, can endure more suffering, live longer, and control more moiiey than they dp. Only in the field oÂ£ height have they been able to say to women, "Grow up, kid." But that is exactly what the gals are now doing, and they threaten to reduce man to his final inferiority. He is on the way to becoming a pale-satellite of womanhood, circling around the flbwer of his choice like a tame bee. At one of the Southland's greatest fetes, I was dressed in pirate regalia, tr'idging along te'O-ig pretty villainous. But as I passed a high-stepping high school drum majorette, she looked over and said: "Hi, Stumpy: 1 . Well, that melted all the piracy in me. Why, I am fivc-feet-nin,e inches tall and I can remember when girls her age used to call me things, like "Tarzan." . Anyway, one girj did once, and what if she was near-sighted? From Tarzan to Stumpy- in. 20 years-what a come-down. 1 My theory is that the modern girl had better curb her alpine growth or she will outshadow the average American man altogether, forcing the poor, inhibited soul to court midgets to keep his own vanity intact. ..A rose with the longest stem isn't necessarily the .one most admired. Who wants to go through life carrying bandajds for a gal who is always bumping her forehead in .doorways? N a t u r a l l y we have to raise a crop of tall ones to keep our col- Icje basketball players happy, but that's no excuse for all the fair sex to try to grow clear out of sight. As the old French proverb goes: "When a wife can look down upon her husband's bald head, she talks to him more about dandruff than romance." Drafting Of Dentists For Services Slated \Vashinglon-(/P)-Selcctive Service is going to draft 335 dentists for the armed services unless the men accept commissions prior to their induction, set for April. If they accept commissions-; nd Selective Service says they may until the time or induction-they will get $100 a month extra pay. If they don't they will be inducted as buck privates but will be eligible for officers' commissions at regular pay afjet induction. Advertise in the TIMES--It pays! Pains, distress of "those days" stopped or amazingly relieved in 3 out of 4 cases in doctors 1 tests! Â· Here's wonderful news for women and girls who -- each ' month -- suffer the tortures of "bad days" of functionally- caused menstrual cramps and pain -- headaches, backaches, and those "no-good," dragged\ out feelings. It's news about a medicine . famous for relieving such suffering! Here is the exciting news. 'Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable. Compound -- gave complete or striking relief of such distress In an average of 3 out of 4 of the eases in doctors' tests! Yes! Lydia Pinkham's has been proved to be scientifically modern in action! This news will not surprise the thousands of women and girls who take Lydia. Pinkham's regularly and know the relief It can bring. And it should encourage you (If you're not taking Lydia Pinkham's} to see if your experience doesn't, match theirs... to see il you, too, don't avoid the nervousness and tension, weakness, irritability--and H*w Lydia Pinkhvni'i wvrks It has a "calming" and soothing rffcct on the uterus . . . quieting l/ie tontracttotis (sec the churl) that so n/tcn cause menstrual pain, cramps, other distress. pain -- so often associated with "those days"! Remember Lycilfi Plnkham's. too -- if you're s m i e r i n g the "hot flashes" and other functionally- caused distress of "change of life." Get by dm Pinkham's Compound or new, improved Tablets with added iron (trial size only 59fl. Start taking Lydia Pinkham's today I Taxes Taking Big Chunk Of Each Dollar Business Earns; Vexing Questions Face Management And Stockholders Of Concerns He's'Done Enough 1 By SAM DAWSON New York-fA 1 ) -Taxes arc the Etost Knowing item on many a rporation's book this year. Taxes c taking about 60 cents of each liar the average business earns a Iiifihcr percentage even than the peak of the IHSI war. Some companies give even more an that to the income tax col- ctor.-Their tax checks are more an twice 1 as big as a year ago. ntl this opens up some vexing jeslions for management and ockholders and, in the long run,- r employes, too: 1. Can present dividend rates 1 maintained? 2. Must business rrow more money for day by y cash operations? 3. Must it irrow more to build and expand? Can business induce the public invest more money? 5. Will is need -for cash make the money pply painfully tight by March V S. Collects Big Share Most shareholders note in the inual reports now being issued icle Sam is getting a far higher are of the profits than they are. e gets 52 cents of each dollar of rdinary profit" of the majority corporations. And when gross rnings top thi. average for the ^ars 1946-49, the amount above at average is called excess and e tax collector takes 30 cents ore of that "excess profit" dol- r. As a result, the net profit of the ajority of manufacturing com- snies 'is lower for 195 1 than it as for 1950. But not all of them. very oil company reporting so far is larger net profits than it \wed a year earlier. Business as very good for the oil com- anics, and also they, like the ining companies, get a special x allowance because of the de- etion of their assets due to the ature of their operations. Other companies doing better in )51 than in 1950 can be found in ese industries: i Machine tools. xil, utilities and airlines. But hilc profits went up for mines, ey went down for steel mills id metal fabricators. They went up for the airlines and down for, the railroads. Sales ol chemical companies soared but profit after taxes is down. Taxes and material controls cut earnings of the auto and appliance makers. Taxes and higher operating costs clipped the profits of stores. Because of the high tax rates, Uncle Sam has a real stake in trying to keep business profits high, .corporate management argues. The treasury expects to take in nearly 23 billion dollars in taxes from business this fiscal year. In the fiscal year starting July 1, the take is expected to be nearer 28 billion dollars, because the new higher rates were effective nine months of the 1950 year on which they were paid, but will be effective ,all 12 months this year. After Uncle Sam taxes the income of the corporation, he then taxes the income the individual gets from dividends the corporation pays. Dividend Rait Maintained In spile of paying more to the tax men, most corporations have maintained the dividend rate they pay to shareholders. This has resulted in a big drop in the amount of profit the companies are retaining to run the business. In 1950 retained earnings totaled 13'/j billion dollars hut last year they are estimated to have totaled 8Vi billion dollars. Since many companies arc spending as much as ever for new plants and equipment, the smaller retained earnings mean more trips to the banks or the security markets for money. But some companies will net inventory relief this year, now that these are in better balance. It is estimated that last year the larger inventories lied up a total of eight billion dollars of corporate funds. The search for cash, however, is likely to stay high on the list of management's duties. Even as with you, it may be hard for management to find the money to pay both Uncle Sam and the people you and they do business with. Dear Miss Dix: Two years ago i case. You can be quite sure that met the man of my dreams. H c j this boy is falling in love with you, Hospital fires \ Psychologist for Lack Of Degrees Jackson, MIss.-('1')-Thc Mississippi State Hospital dismissed its head psychologist yesterday after two foreign universities denied they had granted him dcurccs. Dr. L. W. J a q u i l h , hospital director, announced that Dr. Vincent J. Only was dl.srnis.icd lcc'tusc he could not f u l f i l l required cduÂ«i-| tional standards. Dr. Daly waÂ« i employed In 11150. The lack o f j degrees was discovered in a rou- ! line check. ' | "lie showed us n master's dc- | grce In psychology from Oxford University In England and n doctor's degree In psychology from (the University of) iiernc, Switzerland," Dr. J n n u l t h said. "We | later wrote these universities and [ both replied he had not received i the ficgrecs." I Dr. Jmiuith said Dr. Ualy h a d ! "performed his duties in a waj that did not warrant any criticism." HEAD STUFFY DUETOCOIDS "NO MAN In this trial! force Is required to risk his life more than four t i m e s ' I n B row," declared Adm. John Perry, commander ol U. S. Navy Task Force 77 on east coast of Korcn, In deciding that Coimir. Paul N. Cray, 35 (above). St. John, Kan., hod donf enough. He ordered Gray, leader of Fighter Squadron 6t aboard the carrier Essex, to stop flying low- kvel missions against the Chinfse Communists. "From now on he's to do paper work," said the admiral. Gray was shot down in the ocean twice, among other experiences. (Inlcrnatiaaall TlOSt/} irizz!Â«' Â·oiler ratlin Â· today ENTS for new and distinctive Dance Demonstration Presented By Miss King Miss Eleanor Kffifi, newly appointed assistant professor in the department of speech and dramatic ail at the University, last night presented a laboratory demonstration of dancing in the ballroom of the Student Union, before an audience of University students, faculty members and their families. She lectured- on the historical background and philosophy of the modern" dance, demonstrated principles of the techniques involved, presented one of her most recent works in Â· costume, and- answered questions took me out occasionally but never! and that he does mean the serious j from the audience. suid I meant anything to him. A | lone of his letters. Even young year ago he joined the Army and began to write to me. His letters were just friendly. When he came home on leave he saw me a few times, then the last night he was home on leave hoÂ£0t fresh for the first time. I told him if he thought I was that ty^e of girl he'd bettor just forget about me. About a week later I received a letter from him which was quite different f r o m all the others, and ever since they have been more serious. My problem is this: Poes he mean all the things he -writes or are they just words without meaning? Do you .thing he could have fallen in love with me?--Carolyn. Answer: I hope your letter serves as a beacon to other girls who believe they must respond to a boys' overtures to keep his regard. They are so wrong, as your typical experience shews. A boy who is out for an evening of fun will often make advances to a girl just to see what happens. The right kind of girl repulses the lovemaking and automatically wins the boy's respect. If he's serious, he'll call again* with a more gentlemanly attitude. Such is the progress of your it Whydoesirth* change to Winter-Blended 6ASOUNE Don't blow your earmuffs, Sonny! Pop has learned his lesson--he's changing to Phillips 66 Gasoline. Because Phillips. 66 is Winter-Blttuitd to help prevent stalling and hard starting on Cold days. Winter or summer ... fall or spring ; .. Phillips 66 Gasoline is controlled to match the season. It's famous for Hi-Test energy. It'burns efficiently ... helps prevent fuel waste and crankcase dilution! For quick starting and Â·teady power on cold days, get Wfnter- Kltndtd Phillips 66 Gasoline. Depend Â·n Phillips 66 all year around to help fou get the best out of your car's engine! Hear Hex Allen and the .Sons r/ the /'loncrm on C, It. N. -Snr your local paper (or time anil Motion. UMKATE IK SAFETY EVERY 1,000 MUD boys can recognize the high cali- bre of a girl with self-respect. A girl of high idenls, who sets n standard for her boy friends, may not have male companions falling over themselves lo have dates with her, but she will be assured that those who do seek her friendship arc, worthy of it. According to the Machinery and Allied Products Institute, capital invested per employe in all industry including agriculture is $11,200. The elements of vacuum tubes used in the latest models of heaping aids are of nickel filament wire, only one-tenth as thick as human hair. Much of hoc work was without accompaniment, although she conducted some. of her demonstrations w i t h tom-tom barkgrourt, and Dit;by Bell provided pinno music for part o[ the work. To Discuss Problems Of Cattle Industry Little Rock-(/P)-Froblcms of the bccT Cdttle industry ware to be aired here today general meeting of Arkansas breeders of both purebred and commercial livestock. The meeting is sponsored by the Agricultural Extension Service and the Arkansas Beef Cattlemen's Association. hair styles Roy Joice, Stylist Clara Mitchell Betty Vi I lines Muriel Slope Nan Findt A Summer Comfort Poodle Cut $1.50 Rita's Beauty Salon, 3134 or LaRose House of Beauty 999 RITA BREWER, Owner CONGRATULATIONS MRS. H. L. REMMEL! YOU WON THE FREE $50.00 COLD WAVE re at-- H'f, an ast mi Â·tit tfe he d- en e- Â·Jn 'A 22 Ih 18 One ride and You'll say: "Thai's the Smartest Million Dollars BUICK Ever Spent" W HEN we tell you that every 1952 Buick rides like a million dollars, we're not just slinging slang--we're t a l k i n g real m o n e y -- r i g h t - o n - t h e - barrelhead cash. A million dollars and more were poured into research and testing -- design and tools--engineering, production and components--to team up the combination of ride features you'll find on a Buick--and on no other car in the world. A m i l l i o n dollars and.more was the price paid lo work out control of end- sway and side-roll on curves--to douhlc- chcck vertical "throw" with shock absorbers and big s o f t - a c t i n g coil springs for all four wheels --In V-brace the torque-tube keel and X-brace the frame --lo cushion body and engine -and to silk out the whole operation with Dynaflow Drive.* You may not care how the job was done, or what it cost. But we'll lay you this: You're going to say "thanks a million" to Buick engineers once you get this spirited smoothie under your hands and haunches. Old f a m i l i a r roads t a k e on a new smoothness. Gone arc the weave and wander, the jitter and jounce that you've fell in lesser cars. \bu ride with road- hugging assurance and level ease. All of which only begins to tell you what really great cars these 1952 Buicks turned out lo be. Never before have style and stamina-comfort and character--power, per- f o r m a n c e a.tid price been brought together with such satisfying skill. The obvious thvng for you to do is come in and look them over. 1 low about taking half an hour off to do that-today? . , Uft4Â«r4 Â«Â« KUAVMA31l.it, ntianat a n be.* au ore built BUICK will build them TATUM BUICK CO. 30 EAST MOUNTAIN PHONE 213 I-'.'