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u taedeehy _____ JaawltllM M thf pert eMae »l FayettevUle, Claai Mall Hatter. or TM AMOCUTXB Aaeaclited Press li exclusive!,)' entitled to t *f- T«JH*tteatlon of ill newe dispatches il* M^TnM otherwise eredltod £ ttis a!* aleo the local Mm published herein. (rf r»pubUe«Uon of, special dla- - (b*.carrier) i In WuhlKiion, Ocntoa. Ua*l*ne «»un 1 Alblr teunlr. Okla. M»»»b«t AiiJH Bureau ef Circulation Thf lacrifice of the wicked 1» nbomlnatton: how much more, when he hringeth H with · wicked mind--Proverbn 21:27 Storm Warnings The CAA lUtlon at Drake Field had been Informed that from now on .nil weather bareatii will work together hi get- tinr out newi of approaching or tmpend- · Ing tornrndoes. This it * real it«p forward. Before the dlwatroug tornadoeg struck · hi Arkansas last month, Rome warnings were on hand in military installations but wen not pawed on to civilian gtatkmi In . time to do any nod. The lacal CAA ita- tlon, for example, not having the inside Information, sent two planea almost into the itorm'i path. Had the warnings been received at the local station in'time, the ptanea eooM have, and no doubt would sWr* been grounded. An effldal from the CAA mitallatlon here rcporta that he ia In receipt of news that gtorm warnints will in .the future be sent out widely and w rmpidlv as modern means of eetnmunlcatlori will permit, go, although It li cold comfort to those In the raemt ttomg, the future should look brikhtar to poatiMe storm areas--at least there may be some warnlnr In advance. M ".. . " ' · .» ' ' ' . Expert Adrke Th* Okhnonfc City Times quotes DajjW J. Tobin, h«ad of the powerful Teamsters' Union, a hardboiled vnteran of the labor wars, on the subject of strikes. He hM dealt pkntr of miiwnr to employ, en, nhd his Jurisdiction extends many miles beyond the hbrae-and-hutjrr coricept upon which the name of his nnmn original- lywas bleeaed,; thf Tfmes points out. Tht qtotes attributed to the Ubor kaw: · /;·.·; . . * · - . . , · · "I ain sWprlaed and I fall to ' under, sjtand why w« have so many strike* nr threatened strikes iwhen everyone should try to keep: on worklnjr If rramanly possi- Me. I was a'.businesji agent and T was an organiEer. I have been on the job for 40 years. I know as.much about the game of trying to represent labor as anyone, hut my-theory h that"«"strmptfre" of-work · ahpuM only take plsce when every, other chance has failed. We lose more mnney · when we are out of work three or four weeks on a strike than-we win over three or four years and the employers' losses ·qual what.we lose, or more." Utr. Tobln knows the facts of life, and his advice on this subject is that of an ex- ·pen* · ; . -- -- . , ; · · The guy with all the answers frequently doesn't know what the question is. Truman Insists he Is draft-proof. We know some voters who claim to be Tru. man-proof. The Gazette says it was "almighty food luck" for the storm-stricken area that Governor McMath happened to be there when the tornado hit. Mcnnfnc probably that the governor's connections in Washington kept the wind from blowing harder. THE WASHINGTON Merry-Go-Round By'DMW PEAMOff Wilhiaelll'-- MUtktam an whether President Trumaa'a determination not to run ·(·In will change my of his policies. Tb* answer is best Illustrated by Defense MabUiser Charles E. Wilson's rarlgnatlaa asmaly, tJt won.t." . Truman knew when be had Ms final argument with WUeon that ha had a* further MM to to seek libor votes or kick bl| business in tr» teeth. Nevertheless, ht battled Mr the steelwork m' wige Increase. )ust as he hid during seven ' prevtotu yean to flu WMtt House. · · ,.' The'storm over steel was already brewlnf when Charley Wilson attended tin cabinet meet- lnf lot Friday. Anyone who looked carefully eouUUiee it in hlf ruddy (act. Tht big defense moblllter who worked his war up from a |J- ·-week electrical worker to $175,000-a-year head of General Electric, cat and sulked. Everyone elie at the cabinet meeting was welcoming thi president, telling him how wen he looked, chatting about the Jacfuon-Jtfferaon dinner, but net . Wllxm. He ut back and (lowered. * In some* ways you couldn't blame Wllion foi saying nothing. The cabinet meeting war short, ·weet and social, with no Important problem; dlscusiod and the president dropping not a word about hli political plans. Alter the meetlnf, the big defense mobttUer went up to the president and talked privately. It was obvious from the look on Charley's face that the two men were near the breaking point. That same afternoon, however, they held one final session it the White House, this time with Economic Stabilizer Roger Putnam and Price Stabiliser Ellis Amall present. Technically, under Wilson, Putnam and Arnall differed'vigor: oualy with him over Increasing steel prices, and the final White House session was to let President Truman make the last decision. * * w The Issue was quite simple and the conferees got down to It quickly. Putnam, a New England manufacturer, and Amall, former governor of Georgia, claimed the steel industry was making huge exteas profits, could aflord to deduct the proposed wage boost out of profits. Wilson, however, claimed the M-cents-an- hour wage increase recommended by the Wage Stabilisation Board must be offset by Increasing the price of steel. Me alao claimed President Truman had gone back on a previous agreement ao this point made at Key West. . "If your reasoning is correct,- Price Ad- minlftrator Arnall told Wilson, "you might as well abolish my Office of Price Stabilisation end nuke It an appendage of the Wage Stabili- sation Board. Then every time you gave a wage boost, you would give a price boost. However, that's not stopping Inflation. That's wrecking things." "The Wage StabUiiatlcc Board has already wrecked things," countered WUse*. "Not unless we grant a price increase," shot beck his subordinate, Price Administrator Arnall. "Well, we cant let Industry and labor bull, doae us with the threat of · strike," replied the ex-governor of Georgia. "If, every time there's ·a strike threat, we grant a price increase, every group In the country Is going to threaten a strike. You cant stop Inflation by retreating." economic Stabiliser Putnam backed Arnall up. And after listening carefully, so did' the president. The meeting adjourned with the understanding that the nation would have to risk a steel strike rather than grant any price I n c r e a s e -- o^her than about $1,50 a ton Under the Capeha'rt amendment. Detente Moblllier Wilton thereupon went back to his office end wrote out his resignation. * * * On the day President Truman moved tack fat* e completely rebuilt White House. Westbrook Pegler entered a Boston hospital. Maybe the shock was too great. Pegler had argued that the White House "ought to be,destroyed. It Is symbolic of .royalty and privilege and of the verminous infestation of the American government by traitors, vile opportunists peddling Imperial favor-and trimming suckers." . . . Matt Connelly's jaw almost dropped off when he heard his boss, the president, announce he wouldn't run ag»|». Though a White House secretary, Matt made it all too clear'he wasn't In the know . . . Said magnanimous Jonathan Daniels, Hrst Truman biographer, to recent Biographer Bill HIJUnan, author of--Mr. Presl- dent": "Your sense of timing was better than mine," , . . Attorney General McGrath may not be efficient, but at least he's frank. He'now admits that he didn't really expect Newbold Morris. to do a real job of. Investigating the Justice Department, after eH. i , W * * Taft people now talk more and more of a convention deadlock at Chicago, In which case some want a Seal with General MacArthur-- ' Mac for president; Taft for vice president. They flKure Tatt would end up in the White House before the end of the term . .. What some GOP leaders don't realise Is that, with a preponderance of Democratic voters In the nation, they need a candidate who will woo Democrats. The two Republicans who can do it best are Eisenhower and Warren of California . . . Charles Van Devander, retired publicity expert for the Democratic National Committee, may be replaced by astute Tim Mclnerny, former brain tauter for Tom Clark ... Twice in the past two weeks, the president has pulled the rug out from under his Democratic party chief, Frank Me- Klnney--once at Key West when he denied the They'll Do It Every Time --»t--«. By Jimmy Hatlo ow -rowy ME IHC BEST I MR RCxtP-CMOUUM SEEM « -we ncur WISE! rUJTlBR PWtt »0ft rr, THERE Art MO JUrnCt-I MUtW r CMP) rr MTT ML nnnatt I UC--/4HP1H4T fMrTT /**xrr IMC GUMPS coe IF ANOLOtORM 1 UKEDItMTOOUHH MK-MeatyONE i WHO DC--NBWT * ·UTTBDlTarrW No Place to Go but Down question of running again was linked with the Korean truce; again at the JeffenoapJaekion dinner when Truman spilled the, no-run beans without Upplag i word to McKltu»ey flrsi . . . The-palace guard is also trying lafuU the fug; out from under McKlnney. He's not easiTfor them to handle. . .: * t * Senate Investtgatofilurv* ajncovend eatothef tanker scandaj. It involves, the North American Shipping and Trading Company,. which racked up a fabulous profit on a doten tankers and Liberty ships sold by the government for a song. Under the law, the ships were supposed to be sold only to American cltlnns, But the investigators found that the company was just e front ·for Stravos Nalchos, a Greek citizen, who fl- nanced the deal behind the scenes for three million dollars ... The OPS is removing price controls from more expensive ladles' dresses . . . Hate-mongers from all over the country met In Columbus, Ga., recently to plan a hate campaign against'the United Nations and minority groups. Tom Hamilton of the South Carolina Ku Klux Klan and Bill Hendrlx, the Florida Ku Kluxer, harangued the meeting . . . Government cleanup man Newbold Morris Is so determined to win Senate support that he Is making personal calls on all but three senators. He hopes to visit one senator |n the morning and two in the afternoon every; d*y until he has talked to'all: (I. The threa he won't bother with are McCarthy of Wisconsin, Nikon of California) and Mundt of South Dakota, who opposed hint in commlt- I on January U, 1778,, and Is sometimes given ,1 eredit tor dlaeovertng them. A »}--Is there a difference to length between · the front and hind legs of a giraffe? f A--The f*re Up and the hind legs are ill the 1 length. *- * ·Questions And Answers Q--Was Abraham Lincoln ever defeated by the direct vote of the people? A-~Mter his return from the Black Hawk War, Abraham Lincoln was defeated in an election of state legislators. ' ft-rWho discovered the Hawaiian Islands?, A--It Is fairly certain that a Spaniard named Juan Oaetano first discovered the Hawaiian Islands In 1555. Captain .James Cgok visited them Pitcher BcjiM) jfeweBiB, ana ef ttie characters (but not the most nedeat) who ever hit the big leagues, blamed all his Ills and setbacks on a clay statuette his wife kept eej her bureau. "Every t|me somebody knocks over that dang statuette," he grumbled, "I break a leg er something." "Why don't yeu ask your wife to throw it away?" asked a teammate. "Cant do that", explained Bobo. "H brings me luck." W * * Old C)det Wampum explained to Reservation authorities, "Peer squaw now so fat that every time she falls down she rocks self to sleep trying to get up." * * * A persistent Insurance maa has bean toying tor two yean to sen Ceanedlu joe «. Uwia a policy. Joe finally submitted to a doctor's cum- ulation. "Get yew pollcyT" asked friend Jack .Entratta. "Not only did I get no policy," mourned /oe. "but the guy took beck all his calendars and blotters." · . ' . * * · » , Wall Street financier Arthur Goodman esk- . ed a Texas oil tycoon, "How's business holding up in your lector?" "Son," drawled the Texan, "in Houston we do more business by accident than you do in Wall Street on purpose. 1 ' * * *' . A mother of eleven unruly kids was visited by a sympathetic social'worker who marveled, "How on earth ire you able to earf for all eleven of these children?" The meth«r explained, "Well, when I only had one, he occupied every second of my tune. What men can eleven W* - XXX r MIT Dick Harrison that nleht at ; the prearranged hour. I slipped .'away after dinner without ofler- iing any explanation to anybody. The Ferret arrived a few minutes after I'd entrenched myself in the . Madison House bar. Beyond an impersonal greeting ' and an affirmative to my oflcr of a ! drink, he said nothing. He simply idrew out a sheath of papers and let them do the talking. { I read* through them, drawing 'relieved breaths as I went along. I "You," said The Ferret, "seem ;to have done some p r e t t y fair ! thinking. I didn't know you had [It In you." ! Shamelessly, I basked in his ^backhanded praise, omitting to remark that what I had done was a lot of guesswork. I "Here," The Ferret tendered 'still another paper, "Is my bill. I 'left footprints on every sidewalk 'in New York." Later I parked the car and went slowly toward the house. [ I found Wlndover ablaze with i Illumination. U looked precisely [what It should have been, a big igractous opulent house geared up ·to flght. off the encroachment ot shadows and darkness, with brilliance and gaiety and talk and laughter. I made myself snap out ot It. I hadn't time for fancies and reflections. I was a hired dick with a most distasteful Job staring him IB the fate. i I was touring to expose a murder, probably send the murderer tethe " " T AR mat night, I reversed the ^ accustomed p r o c e d u r e . I {knocked aaflly en Cravath's door. | He was eHting hi a chair and he wen a brocade dressing-gown that '·Hat have net ejutte a packet, and I suppers. He dMnt lose any dig* nn In that get-tat, though It'i i costume Ht wnleh many men took He waited, a surprised look on his' face, until I' had closed the door. Then he asked, In a quick low voice: " A n y t h i n g wrong, Orth?." "N-no," I said hesitantly. "But I'm afraid we've got to have another talk. You'll remember that you okayed an investigation I wanted to make? Well, .it's been made. And the results dent make very pleasant tailing." He closed hli book, deliberately. "I wouldn't have expected pleasantness. Well, sit down and let's have it", I drew a stralghtbacked chair close tp him, so that I could keep my voice down. "First," t began, "I might as well say that I'm W per cent sure of who killed Ames Warburton and how it was done." Cravath was, not the. man'to brook preambles. He Jerked erect Well, who?" he demanded lav patiently. . · "But there's one per cent «t doubt in my mind. So I have to ask you a p r e t t y embarrassing question. You wont like H." He was staring at me, blue eyes bulging. "Well, ask It man." "Okay," I said, and let him have it. "Mr. Cravath, did you fake two attempts on your own life and then kill A m e s Warburton because he discovered .that you'd taken SO thousand In bonds from your office safe?" He came out of his chair tike a bull from the torll. "Why--why, y-you . . ." The spluttering syllables fell over themaelvei and stopped, because Mantan Cravat* was essentially srnnhleas. But I got my answer. To tell the truth, I was a tittle afraid ot that answer aa It came. I thought that Cravath might take a swing at me. "Look hare,* ha reared. 'An you eraay? Or la aWa yaw Maa ·fatoke?" I milled. I had my answer In his outraged face. Ma quivering Ups. hli Dig flats ilaaa»hg and «n- clenchlpg. This was, unquestionably, the .righteous rage of an honest and guiltless man. I war quite sure Marney Cravath" was not the murderer ot the Peacock Path. . Cravath's rage mounted. "I will answer you and I will fire you. No, I dMnt kill Ames. Any more than I took those bonds." I managed to stop hl(n by waving both hands furiously. "Ill apologise right new, Mr. Cravath," I said: "But I had to ask that question. Because, frank? ly, you cotOd have done it--aa wejl,. perhaps even better,. than anyone else. I never serieusly be* lieved you did.' He calmed down. But his breath continued to come In short little gusts. "AH right, Orth, I suppose you were within your rights tn suspecting everybody... Me pinch bonds from my own company!" Re sat down, seemingly en- hausted, but exploded. again air most Instantly. ."Well, whe took them? I cant stand any mote ef this shlflyfhalr/.* I .spoke very carefully. "Ames Warburton tack the bonds himself, of course. And another very ambitious young man, wna probably put Ames up to H m the am place, killed Ames. For a simple reason. He decided not to ipllt la* proceeds with Ames.* ITE stand at me. "Orth, you're ·*"*· craty. Bill Neale would never, under any circumstances . . . you're completely off. Neale wasnt even down here when Ames was "He 'eauld have ens*, (hough, unbeknownst to anyone except Ames. But ai a matter of fact, he didirt. And 1 dldnt have Neaktasnmd.* Then, far . . .* Cravath paused. He was beginning to get It, by Indirection. "Are you trying to UQ sae that-mat ...* t am,* I ssebed at Mm hard, "There Is only one other Involved.* Cravath get H My. Once asere, toepnactohaireit -Wen Mat M Here and new. Dn getog ta assail MOM asAct t^asflhst ttknt tsMOl asBBat oCMej." Ma started far OH ·7 WALm UrTMAM* At to hew i change ta the ad ·UstotraUon M likely to affect farelg* policy, the tatt anyone can do Is to theorize and keep in open mind. My awn theory, is ol ir, Is that very important Cheng* 1» ow foreign policy are In the miking, But the** changes will, i believe, be due to developments abroad, particularly In Europe but very ereWWy also in the Far East There Is no evidence pew of any popular movement of sufficient force to Insist upon · radical change to eur present mUl- tery and political commitments Ewtpt on the, highly unlikely assumption that Senator Taft fan be nominated ant! elected, there Is pot likely to be any important change In the Intentions and the principles of our foreign policy Ntverthelesi events will, ] bellevf, compel a re-examination and important modifications In the work- tan plans of our foreign policy. · · · Our German policy in particular Is heading right Into a collision with the tacts of life--with German nationalism arid with the Soviet government's ability to do business with German nationalism. Our policy has been built upon the notion that a provincial -German government, formed , under our occupation and subsidized and guided by thf official! of the occupation, could )tad the whole German nation into I military alliance with the West. So confident were the architects of this extraordinary policy that the German nation was over, whehiilngly with them that they offered to stake everything on the outcome of a free election in all of Germany. They felt certain that the Soviet government, being totalitarian and despotic, would never agree to free german elections unless compelled to do so; they believed also that If by chance the Soviet government were compelled to agree to tree elections, this would be a moral and spiritual victory for the democratic West because the German Communist party would surely be beaten In a free election. i · · · The crisis Into which. we are now heading turns upon the grown Ing probability that the Soviet government he* deckled to agree to, Indeed Insist upon, tree elections In ell «f Germany. That will not mean that the members of the Politburo have bfjcome Jackson* an Democrats but only that they lave come to the conclusion that an all-German government will be highly profitable to the Soviet Union. The Soviet propaganda to Germany and to the satellites is now extremely revealing. On March IB, for example, the Czech Home Service broadcasting from Prague laid that "the unification of Ger- nany wfll end Vntttd States In- fluenee to Western Oarmanjr wjiteh, by fupporttof re elements, l« (iMtrtoi toe * Weit German publl* Translated evt of ibe toofuwt tf propaganda, what this seyf sii (1)) united Mat« teflueooe to Wait Germany is based on the Adenauer governmfnt; (J) the : predominantly on Ox Catbolk and eontervitiv* voten of the" Rhlnelmit and ot Bavuia; (S) ' these voters are a minority in' a united Germany where there is a ' majority which is Protestant and/or Saclallst; (4) therefore an til-German election will |q)ock fut the political foundations .of United States Influence in Germany. . . . . ' . . ' . · · e . · . , : Recent Soviet propaganda ta .' Indicating very strongly .that be-. cause of this calcul^ied conelusjon:. the . Soviet government is. getting : ready to spring the trap which, we, so unwisely, so thoughtlessly, so brashly, have been setting up. . There are strong hints that the., Soviet government may propose that the all-derman elections be .. held under the electoral laws which prevailed In the pre-Hitjer Weimar Republic-- that the ejections be conducted' by; Germans, supervised by neotrals r and guaranteed by the four Powers," The precise details 'are not yeJ;Cl*erly known but the whole moveiittnt of the Soviet propaganda to Germany and to th"? rest : dt Europe appears to be directed toward forcing an agreement to hold the elections. '·'" ···". If, as seems se likely: now, the Soviet government l» eerious this time, then we an taoing extreme* ly difficult deeiaiona. There is almost no likelihood, none at all that prudent stateamen could rely upon, that our present German . policy could survive the. tree all- . lenhan elections to which we are sommitted. The ilppwop'wtt ·can- no doubt be postponed for a white, and it Is essential that It should be so that we may catch eur breath and have time to reflect."' But within the structure of our present German policy the show- lown cannot be avoided; · · a · · - - .For the forces of German nationalism and of the Soviet power Europe are now in motion and are becoming enmeshed. They are much too strong to' permit any ' prolonged 'and indefinite postponement of the showdown over American policy in Cat many. If this is what is developing aa our' ' conventions and election campaign! umber along, then the candldotn who do not utter too many worts too quickly about the details of the future of our foreign policy .. will be In the least danger of having tp eat too many of their words later on, Dear Dorothy Dix: Although she Is the best hi the world, my mother-in-law presents a problem. My husband and I live with fnr and we are all very, happy. This If the trouble.- Although we (Including mother) have charge accounts at the best ' stores In town, she Hk»s to go shopping in' the cheaper stores! There the Clerks call Mr "mom," . and it is very embarrassing to. me when I'm with her. We never even call her "mom" at home; she's always been "mother" to my husband and me. Am I right In trying to persuade her to shop in the better stores where she is treated with respect, or should I let her patronize the places she likes, where she is addressed so familiarly? I had a particularly, annoying experience this morning while in a store with her, which to whr I aUntf* ,ha* «· write thU letter, My rndCner-m- law has been kinder to rhikthiD anyone in my own family end I woUdnt want to hurt her fer the world, yet I feel she is doing herself an Injustice by not expecting. more courtesy when she is shop- : Answer: While t can readily . Understand how upsetting this sit uation is to a. young, dignified bride, I cannot recommend your , Changing it. Your mother-in-law is entitled to shop where and bpw~ ,,, she likes, under the circumstances'.. ' given. You'd have rnort cause, for'.'. " complaint If she patronized the _ ultra-expensive shops In town and' . sent the charge account bills sky-; ".*,. rocketing. " . . ' ' ,, Perhaps It Sa the very'-'';" CONTINUED OH. PAgg MVJ Down on the Form Answer ta Previou* ^imfa BKMBONTAL I Farm Implement SFarm product I Kind of 11 Opera by Verdi , II Froten water H Enthusiastic aider IS Journey It Unit or reluctance IT Ceremony lllnnrm ntg II It Is (contr.) »Bgp M Divert , JT firmer*! 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