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All mill fwabl* III Mimfew Audit Bunt* · Ctnvlattea Perverse disputing* of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, tuppos- Inf th»t st»ln is godliness: from such withdrew thyself.--Timolhy 6:5. Change of Heart From Europe corns reports, disquieting: if true, thit Prince ia sliding away : from her earlier enthusiasm for » European army and now favors i more nationalistic ticup with England. The cause for such an action would not be hard to sec. France looks with increasing concern upon the continued re- fiurgcnce of her ancient enemy, Germany, as a European power. France realizes nt the same time that the rise of Western Germany, at least, is due in some part to (he United States, which has striven hard to get the Bonn Republic to take a strong place in the European army. So, leeking some balance against the growinf power of Germany, France reportedly is tending toward ties with England, which has stood firm in its position not to join a European army. This shift in attitude on the part of the French, if such it can be called at this RUpe, comes at a- strange thne. It. might be thought that, following General Eisenhower's nomination for the presidency, the prestige of that favorite American ofajthc French would make itself felt in Mntiment favoring Western European union, one of his favorite programs. Certainly, if Eisenhower should be elected in November, Western Europe could except to have an American chief of state'as sympathetic to their problems as President Truman hns been. And certainly France knows that the way to a man's heart is not by slighting his pet. project*. . Wade Jones *-Golden Chance They've discovered gold again at one of the most inconvenient planes in the whole Western Hemisphere. Why can't gold ever get itself discovered some place where man doesn't have to practically kill himself getting at it ? Klondike, Yukon. Leadville. And now the latest placo in this part of th« world is on the Jgri River in one of the wildest sectfons of wild Brazil. But thousands of adventuners are streaming into the area. To get to the gold country they have to fieht their way for three weeks UD a river that, has 22 waterfalls and rapids. One of the smartest operators in the Brazil gold rush is a citizen named Alcu- lumbre. He stays back in a relatively comfortable town and stakes the glory boys who nre doing the real hunting. When they come back out he collects his ner- centiipe from then- strikes. So far, he's supposed to have 80 per cent profits on investments t o t a l i n g about $50,000.' Alculumbre sec-ma to have the system nil right. At least u n t i l they get around to discovering gold right beside that new hotel at Third and Pine streets where a man can pet a cool bath and a good night's sleep after a hard day of prospecting. Wade Jones THE WASHINGTON Merry-Go-Round ·r DREW PEARSON Chlciio--The Inside story at Adlal Steven- eon's tortuous trail toward the Demacratlc presidential nomination on now be told for the flrit time. In*ld« fact It that Stevenson stayed In thi background, (or two basic reasons: He winMd in absolutely free hand, did not want to be tht hamlplckcd stooge of the big city bMMt. He did not and does not want to be Trumin't m»n. Hit private opinion If thai Truman is a po- lltlcil albatross around any Democrat'! neck. That was why the Illinois governor grimly fought off the entreaties of Illinoii Political Bon .fake Arvey, that he announce his candidacy. Such a move, he knew, would have made Arvcy the big wheel of any Stevcnton-lor-prraitlent drive. He also gently rebuffed all pressure from the While Houie. deliberately scorned an early White House blessing. During a series of conferencei with a White House adviser two months ago, Stevenson laid down five basic conditions under which he would consider running. They were aimed to j discourage Truman, as follows: 1--That he, Stevenson, have the right to name his own campaign manager. S--That he have the right to name his own chairman of the Democratic National Committee. 3--That the Democratic platform be cleared with him before presentation to the convention. 4--That President Truman agree to campaign only whenever and werever Stevenson wanted him to. 5--That President Truman agree to clear all speeches during the campaign with Stevenson In advance of delivery. Stevenson also asked that he have the power to pass on his own vice presidential running mate. He also wanted the White House emissary to be very careful not to consult with Jake Arvey on any of the above. * * * When President Truman heard Stevenson's conditions, he hit the celling. Stevenson's attitude, he exploded, was a personal affront, particularly when it cime to clearing presidential speeches with a candidate. "I'm president," Truman said, "and I owe that, fact to no one, including Adlai Stevenson. I'm not going to clear my speeches with a living soul. "What's more, I'll ipeak where I darned well want to spoak and when I want to speak. I fought the '48 campaign out alone and I can fight thli one out alone too If I have to." As a result of Truman'n reaction, Stevenson climbed back Into his shell, refused to commit, himself further on the nomination. As a result, also, Truman put Stevenson in the tame doghouse that he had already erected to hold another leading Democratic candidate -- Sen. Estes Kefauver. Stevenson's stirring speech to the opening nf the Democratic convention brought his candidacy to life with a bang. * * * The most pathetic meeting of the entire Democratic convention occurred not in a smoke- tilled room but In room 709 of the Blackstone Hotel during a breakfast between Vice President Alben Barkley and eight labor leaders. The meeting was called by friendly mutual agreement and was attended by Walter Heuther, head of the United Auto Workers, George Harrison, head of the AFL Hallway Clerks, Cy Anderson of Railway Labor's Political League and Jack Kroll, head of the CIO Political Action Committee. Borkley came without an aide or assistant. He said he wanted to talk to the labor leaden alone. At tnt -slut-of the breakfast, the vice president made a long and empassioned plea for' labor support. He told of his long record of fighting liberal ctuies. how he had always championed labor. He reviewed his own voting record on civil rlghtc and social legislation. The labor leaders listened, but before he finished they knew they would have to tell him they could not support him. They couldn't break the old man's heart by telling him the truth -- that, at 74. he was too old, that he couldn't be elected. They tried to let him down gently. Krol! pointed out t h a t Btrkley was getting Into the race at a very late date and much of labor's support was already pledged to Harriman or Kefauver. Furthermore, he said that lobor could not take some of the personalities who had climbed aboard the Barkley bandwagon. He specifically mentioned Jim Farley, though the labor leaders also had in mind reports that General Motors was secretly pushing Barkley with the idea that he would be one Democrat who would insure an easy Elsenhower victory. The labor men knew that Barkley's record was good, and they admired it. But they also knew that no man of 74 could win, and they were determined that a Democrat be nominated with a chance to win. Later, Reuther put it to Barkley as gently as possible. "Mr. Vice President," he said, "we have nothing against you. We admire you and are for you personally. But the trouble Is that you're being used." As the meeting broke up, they could see that the old man's eyes began to fill with tears. After years of battling for the party, years of working for New Deal legislation in Congress, after hundreds of speeches he made at Jackson Day dinners throughout the country. Albcn Barkley had hoped that hit great ambi'tlon to be Well, That's It, Chum! Grown Men, Too! * president of the United States mishit bt fulfilled. But now it appeared dashed,to pieces just on the brink of victory. Governor Stevenson's son, Borden Stevenson, hes been secretly working to draft his father. Borden is at the "draft Stevenson" headquarters run by a group of University of Chicago professors at (lie Conrad Hilton Hotel -- Washington Lawyer Georce Ball flow to Chicago just before the convention opened with a round-robin plea to the Illinois governor from a number of Stevenson's former colleagues in the New Deal. . . The University of Chicago volunteer "draU Stevenson" team spent less than $7,000 stirring up their drive. Each volunteer rented and paid for his own room at headquarters. . . The volunteer group had strict orders to stay away from the Arvcy political machine. . . One of the heaviest pressures on Stevenson to run came from Chi- CSRO Publisher Marshall Field, Jr.. who backed Elsenhower for the Republican nomination, and Is now cooling off on Ike. Field rents Stevenson's farm at Libcrtyville, III., as a summer home, fre- fiuently has his landlord n a weekend guest. . . Stevenson's sons at first were cold to his candidacy, later flipped over to favoring a presidential bid by their father. . . Anti-Stevenson p r o p a g a n d i s t s sperad the story around Chicago hotel lobbies thtt S t e v e n s o n was afraid to run oecause he feared the story would come out that he had once murdered a man. The story Isn't true. What happened was t h n t Stevenson, at the age of 18, accidentally set off a gun killing a 15-year-old cousin at a party given, by his sister during a Christinas holiday. The Coroners Jury returned a verdict of accidental homicide. . . Stevenson is a spartan dresser, wears suits seven or eight years, had the cleats removed from his golf shoes to sal- vase the footgear for everyday wear. . . Stevenson Is a great tomato eater, prides himself in havinr ealen tomatoes prepared more different ways than any other" man. Bennett Cerf A lady in Hartford was understandably nuf- fed recently when the city summarily raised thi tax issessment on a tenement she owned a fla twenty percent. She really hit the roof, however, when the very next day another department of the city »ot in touch with her. The tenement on which her tax had just been upped was now declared unfit for occupancy! * * + Battle of wits in darkest Missouri: Personal ad in the Monday local gazette: "The man who picked my wallet, containing twenty dollars, on Juniper Street, was recognized. Ho better return it pronto." Personal ad in the same paper on Tuesday: "The recognized man who picked up your wallet suggests that the loser come and get it." * * * Ed Fitzgerald says, "I'm a lucky man. I have a cigarette lighter and my wife, Pegeen -- and they both work:' * * * When Juan and Evita Peron were building a luxurious retreat for themselves some miles outside of Buenos Aires they established a rigid guard around the project to prevent the stealth of valuable materials..Every day at noon, the story goes, the same workrfian began to appear at the exit gate with a wheelbarrow loaded with straw. The guard, convinced that there was dirty work afoot, searched the straw more carefully daily -- even had it analyzed to see if it possessed special chemical values -- but could fir.d nothing to substantiate his suspicion, and had to let the workman pass. A year later, the guard met the workman, evidently enjoying great prosperity. "Now that all is said and done," pleaded the guard, '-just what were you stealing every day on that Peron project?" The workman whispered, "Wheelbarrows." * * * One of the country's greatest experts on the atom bomb went off for a well-earned vacation last month. On the door of his laboratory he hung a sign reading, 'Back.in three weeks Gone fission." ' ' It Every Time "--·· By Jimmy Hatlo | } W/WT TO PL/4V CARDS.' AHO MOW' ABE WE (SOifJS TO I REMEMBER HOW MTU EACH OTHER OET WVER.'tVEU. START ttUJrJ6 EACH OTHER NEXT .7 weu.,n»T 9-AME ME FOR THE WEATHER- KXTRE THE ONE WHO PKXEO THESE ·mo WEEKS.' i TOLDVOO TO TAKE IT ICJ AUSUST.' THAT PLOVER PIANO ASAIN ! It SO TO BH BUT THE HOOF BOO.VI LfAKX- THE CAR W5NT START! A FINE VACATION THIS 'S.'! SUNSHINE f KNOW--MY 71/MB CARD BACK AT THE SHOP- THE 6000 WEATHER WILL' 5TAt?T AS 930TJ AS I (SET *T ·"* CWS AT TWE SUMMER 8QARDIKIG Mouse--- . . WANK AND A TIP o* HAT TO XI A ND that's the way it was, }u between the two of them Hooligan at the jump-off, looki.T .ill legs and speed, with Lady Lu trailing him by a length into 11 first turn. Almost neck and neck st the (In 'ish, stride for stride, they swe [past the boxes. Johnny was u 'and shouting, but so was every I body. else. He couldn't tell, froi thii angie. He couldn't be nil 'who had won, as they swept pas ithe wire. It was, the loud speaker ar nounccd, a photo finish. Rcsul would be announced as soon · avcilablc. It was only a matter of min iutcs, but it seemed like houri t JJohnny. Then the numbers wen up. The other owner coughed. H ?aid. "You'll accept a check?" "With pleasure," Johnny an swered. They left .'or California the end of the week. Adonis vft shaping up. Th- colt's hoof was completely wcl (now. They planned Just one race |for him before the Pioneer. : It rained the night before the 'tightener. II wasn't a heavy rain Ihut It was steady, nnd the track 'in-ould be for from dry. I The rain had slopped hy morning, and when Johnny got out to the track, he taw they were drying it out. This was accomplished by a strange looking contraption he'd never seen In UK before. It was roughly the size of a slum roller, but Instend of tht mammoth front wheel, there wai extended n ila place · huge and red hoi steel plate, curried some lew nches atnwc the irack's surface, This plalc was kept hot by the ets of flam* tbM pUrcd «n U rom above. t There would t* no mud test for Adonii here. Th« fourth WM i mi)* ran for important colts and fillies enterw Sinbad, a Kovalt colt, would running in the Pioneer. . Johnny briefed Rusty on Adoru Then he went out front to ho his thumbs. It was no race tor anybody wit a weak heart. There were to many good horses in it, includin a sleeper named Holiday. · · · · LIT Adonis made his bid. B seemed to be flying, a jet flash leaping ahead in a powerful spur of speed; going on to win by tw ciean lengths. Sinbad was scconc Back at the stable, Rusty sail "Two carrots for that one, huh Mr. Hamilton?" Johnny nodded. "And $500 ex ra for Rusty Sloan." Wi}h the money from the Pioneer, he could buy up some prom sing foals. With the prestige from winning it, he could jack up thi irices on his own spring crop. Perhaps, he thought, he coul ct Challenger back, and Bella am Melody. But he knew that Koval vou!d never part with those orscs. Not that he needed them ut it would put a rival back in ic field. The morning of the Pioneer [andlcap was a hot one, and it limaxed a period of hot day* he strip was getting harder every ajr,, and Johnny remembered donls' weakness. The colt hai racked a hoof at Atwater on just jch a track. They gave him rope work, and an him very little. Rusty spent I his available time with the ill. This hot morning, the jockejt ooked unhappy. "If he remembers Atwatw, tUa track sol(bt are him." r Johnny was almost afraid to go id w»rch this on*. Ten furlongs r th* flnest Uv**-rtar-«tda in e game. With a Jockey only a ar nit nf the apprentice clan, th an unpredictable colt and M-jur-old ·WMr-tralMt. u oTdfftlooli much like a winning combination in a grind as rugged as this one. The big names were there. Elegy and Sinbad,. Ladj Caroline and Warrior; impressive horses from wealthy stables, stables that didn't need success on the tracks to maintain themselves: hobbj stables. In the box next to Johnny's, an owner said, "1 thought Kovalt got that colt of yours, boy. He got the rest, didn't he?" Johnny nodded. "Just about." "It's a roan's lob, running a stable these days," the owner went on. "1 surely was sorry to hear about your dad." He paused. "You plan to sell that Adonis?" "Adonis will never be for sale." And Johnny held his thumbs as he aid it. If he wasnt a man by now, he never would be. · , All quiet, the hush, and then the 'xpellcd breath ai the webbing ifted. faltered. Sinbad moved by. The Kovalt hbrse was running iewnd now, looking like the ogical choice to beat the Lady. r rom the fifth spot, Adonis began o move up. Even teeing it, It was that hard to beli«ve. Adonu swept past Lady Caro- nt at though she were hitched a post, and he was crowding intad a food, half furlong from he wire. Sinbad ran hli heart out in that sprint, ,but It wasn't nearly inough; it looked almost Uk« h* ad quit. The sight of Adonis, coming ack to the winner's circle, was something Johnny would remember all his life. Rusty's face was glowing, and s eyes were wet. He said, "I'm ilng to rub him down myself, r. Hampton, it's no job lor a swlp«." Johnny said, "You're going to th* boss around her* for a' hil«, Rail), I'm taklig a plan* Vfit," "TrouM*?" Musty asked. Johany tttook Mt head. "I'm going in ftt totM tjutsuonl an- .!*· ·». Today and Tomorrow ·7 WALTEB UFFMANN While both conventions have begun with a fight involving Southern delegations, there is this important difference b e t w e e n Th* modern South, moraovtr, has come to accept the principle o! a federal interest, of federal advice and federal mediation, ev* n them. In the Republican conven- in matters of employment. The tion there were two and only two only sticking point Is whether the factions -- pro-Taft and pro- Eisenhower. One had to win. The other had to lose. The stakes were the control of the party during the campaign and in the next administration. In the Democratic convention, on the other hand, there Is besides th* two fighting factions -each sectional -- a preponderant majority which, unless something unpredictable happens, can nominate Stevenson and lead both factions. For this reason, once Gnv- federal government it to intervene in the Southern states to compel compliance with judgments about discrimination in employment. The Humphrey-Ives bill provide? for the principle of federal compulsion. But it does so with such deference to local power and such respect for local sentiment that -- barring a fanatic or a d?ma?ogue in the White House, or a Ku Klux Klan uprising in some locality -- the rrocedure un- ernor Stevenson had made his i der this bill would in fact be one address to the convention, the J of conciliation, of negotiation and sectional fight no longer looked.! education. The bill, as I read it, in fact ho longer was, serious and is an invitation to the modern important. South to accept the principle of By Monday evening it was pretty the law and then to take charge plain. I thought, that NO ereat j of its administration. There is oublic principle touching the relations of the races or the constitution was genuinely at stake as between the Southerners and the Northerners. The argument had nothing here of real substance, and nothins genuine in principle, which divides irreconcilably the north and the south. As between Eisenhower and Stevenson, it will become a dispute between the pol- ; he difficult to trump up much of iticians of two minority factions, an issue here. neither of which had a good pros- oect of capturing the control of The Northern faction came to the national party. Both sets of i Chicago knowing that th* iss,ue politicians had been playing local of substance is no longer a big politics and both were bent on ! one. having themselves agreed to looking and on soundin* much | thin down the force of the "com- more uncompromising than in fact they are. Both had a vested interest In the quarrel as such, and both would have found it embarrassing to admit how much since 1948 the great issues of principle which pulsion." Their issue has not been civil rights as such but cloture · -- ' that is to say, breaking the filibuster in the Senate which has thus far prevented the enactment of civil rights legislation. Cloture is a stick to be used on the South- are supposed fo separate them i ern die-hards who, though they have been narrowed by the «du- j no longer represent the modern catnn of public opinion, and by an d rising south, exploit the cry negotiation and persuasion. How far this had cone can be seen by exsminins the sn-call-d j erners arc brandishing i.«T a" stage Humohrey-Ives bill (S.33»i8 "To : nroncrty. In order to enact cloture Prohibit Discrimination in Fm- | they would have to have cloture. of white supremacy for factional purposes. But the stick which the North- nloyment Because of H=ce. Color, Religion. National Origin, or Ancestry." This bill was reported favorably less than three weeks ago. Tt comes from a committee of which Senator Humphrey of M i n - nesota, the leader of the civil richts movement in the ID'iR convention, i? the chairman. The bill They have no way of stopping a filibuster against their own proposal to stop a filibuster. This fight, therefore, is artificial; It is a convention maneuver and not a public event. The real question of whether, when, and how a law -- like the Humphrey-Ives has the support of Democrats such ! bill -- can be enacted will con- as Lehman of New York and Douglas of Illinois, and of Republicans such as Ives of New York, imith of New Jersev and Wayne Morse of Oregon, The only senators on the committee who did When u v u i o vii me vyjiiiimitfc wnu n i n i rninoiHies -- \s] not concur were Lister Hill of southern states. Alabarm and T;,ft and Nix-on. The sicnificant fact about the bill is the way it treats the one "'·'"us ouMtlon in the whole ield of civil rights which is now at issue between the Southerners and the Northerners. That is the nuestion of the enforcement of the irinclpl* of non-discrimination in tinue to depend, as it always has, as under our system of government it always must not on a mere majority but on a majority which has the concurrence of the big minorities -- in this cas* of the this time come? There are now only nine states of the union which have compulsory non-discrimination employment laws. Federal compulsion cannot be pushed very far. That Is why it would be absurd for the Democrats to treat tb* 'is- ue too tragically. The great ma- -«*"» "» iivo-uiawMull,,,HUM in . SUM iuu iragicaiiy. jne great ma-- 'mHovment. All the other old, jority of them know that with ard-fought controversies about I Governor Stevenson it is not In he poll tax and about lynching ave virtually disappeared. The modern South is' abolishing the joli tax nnd it is -effectively sup- iresslng the horror of lynching. ]y. fact an issue that the Democrats can fight much about. Nor is it an issue about which Eisenhower and Stevenson could fight very fierce- Dorothy Dix Dear Miss Dii: When i was a mall child I had a serious opcr- tion which left me hard of hear- ng. I had to be taken out of chool in the tenth grade because I illness. Now I can't seem to nd any friends. \ am 20 years id and don't want people to feel orry for me, but it does make me onely to stay home, all the time wcause of my hearing. B. B. Answer: You are by no means n a hopeless predicament. Hear- ng aids are so efficient today, nd so inconspicuous thnt they an be worn almost without de- tection. My strongest suggestion would be to get one, then make an attempt to further your educa- li'on, though you write a Tjeautiful letter for a girl who. didn't finish hiirh school. If you would like to work on a worthwhile project, contact your local home or school for th« deaf, where your experience as a hird- of-hearing person would, equip you admirably to help other's with even less hearing. It would alio help you to make a place for yourself in the world. Poor hearing need no longer cut peoplt off from society as it one* did. it's Greek to You HORIZONTAL 1 First Greek letter t Third letter of Greek alphabet 11. Father or mother .3 Western shows 4 Corrects 5 Everlasting (poet.) , (Legal point 7 Assist 9 Seventh Greek letter 0 Saw-toothed 4 Biblical name 7C-uarantecs 1 Separated 2 Continued story ' 3 Reel back 5 Shave ths head 6 Stupors · Rate o r motion 8 Pennsylvania river 1 Replica 4 Low haunt i Grt*k letttr 8 Dress 1 Bod lei of troops 4 Conductor 4 Producer of eggs 5 Conjunction 6 Obtained 7 American humorist 8 Simple 9 Mountain (Fr.) 10 On the ocean 12 Former. Russian ruler 13 Fortifications 18 Anger 20 Oriental' garment 21 Lure 22 African fly 23 Greece is in ·24 Stag 2! 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