The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 54, No. 75, Ed. 1 Sunday, May 27, 1945 Page: 4 of 6
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Sunday, May 27, 1945
God has not forgotten the poor and unfortunate. No one need be
ftiendless and unprotected: With righteousness shall he judge the poor
More Silly Censorship
('|NE of Ernie Pyle’s columns from Italy I old of the death
of Captain Henry Waskow. It was one of the best
things Pyle ever wrote, anti one of the most moving and
memorable stories in the tremendous day-to-day literature
of this war. No one who read it could very well forget it
For those who didn’t, it was the story of a well loved
young officer, killed during a day’s fighting in the moun-
tains, whose body was brought down the steep trail at
night by muleback, and laid on the ground in the moon-
light with the other dead of that day’s battle.
Ernie told how the men who had loved Waskow came
by, one by one, to look at him for the last time. He told
what they said—brief, awkward, grief-filled phrases, wrung
from them by sorrow and by bitter hatred of the war and
the enemv that had robbed them of another triend.
It was inevitable that this story, which Pyle told so
beautifully, would be incorporated into the forthcoming
film based on his writings. And it was equally inevitable
that the dialog should be taken intact from the original
story, which happened to lie one of those rare pieces ot
prose that can’t be edited without being spoiled.
* * *
ALL right and proper, so far. Hut then the blue nose ot
the Hays office intrudes itself and tells Lester Cowan,
the film’s producer, that it cannot approve the picture
because it regards some of the dialog in the Captain Was-
kow scene as expressions of profanity.
As we recall the story, three (IIs used the word order
of a profane phrase to invoke God’s punishment upon the
causes of the grief which they felt so profoundly and ex-
pressed so simply. They were soldiers, not eulogists. And
considering the circumstance and intent of their worths, it
seems a little blasphemous of the Hays office to brand
those words as blasphemy.
* ■* *
IT seems to us about time that interpreters ot the liny
* code be allowed to adopt a more adult attitude, or that
the code itself Is* changed to permit some differentiation
between tastelessness or vulgarity and strong words uttered
in a moment of deep emotion.
This is the second recent instance in which the Hays
office has Itehaved as if this tragic world were a Holly-
wood set. It has objected to a “damn” in a film dealing
with the Nazis’ mass murdei of Russian civilians. Vet, if
memory serves, it permitted a “damn'* by Clark Gable
somewhere in the interminable footage of “Gone With the
Two major film producers, Warner Brothers and
Usited Artists, have lately left the Hays fold. This could
he a hint to the guardian of movie morals that the time
has come to wake up and grow up.
By Murray M. Moler
United Press Correspondent
IJOLLYWOOD. May 26 —i0.R>—
“Nestor Paiva. who started hts
stage career by playing an angel,
has been portarying the villain
Paiva was an angel in a Fresno,
Calif., amateur show when he j Steinbeck reported, after visiting of mental inertia which prev
was four. Since then, he thinks, his ""
AROUND THE COfiA/ff1
GROWTH IN UNDERSTANDING riages can be increased when
EVEN WHEN EAR APART pie plan their lives as they
Tlie hardest lule for the war' their days, knowing what
bride is, "Try to grow in under- want, what thev must do to1
standing with your husband, even eomplish it. and how to go a:
when you are apart.” i it. Unhappiness is often the
The thing that will bring these! -sult of a lack of intelligence
war marriages closer together dal,y living. Boredom and
than anything else is letters. John ure are often the result of a
face must have changed.
‘•Every time a casting director
looks at me he gets the idea I In
strictly a 'heavy’ type," Paiva
complained. "Either my face has
undergone a terrific transforma-
tion, or the director who cast me
as an angel needed glasses.”
He started his nasty career back
in 1935 when he was cast in the
role of the villain in “The Drunk-
ard" during a San Francisco en-
gagement He came to Las Angeles
with the show and pursued the
lovely neroine for a record run of
"I got fired of pursuing her. too.-’’
he said, "and I thought I*d try to
But, he admitted,
a considerable accumulation of
weight, seemed to destine hltn to
play burly and unpleasant fellows,
.the way it was in “1000 and One
Nights," "Salome. Where She
Danced," Blazing Barriers" and
'"Main Street Girl.”
the various war sectors, "One good ius from developing all sides
letter can make the difference be- our personality and opening
tween a good soldier and a sick lucked doors of adventure,
man." Some soldiers, he said, wor- no one ever unlocked those
ried so much about their affairs wl*hout a key, and the k<
at home, either because they had! Hlem all is a realistic plan
received the wrong kind of letters'your marriage and for the lu
or none at all, that they had to be If It is not unreasonable to
put in the hospital. that world planning will soor
I' An American woman who did under way, surely it is not
reasonable to chart the cour“
heroic work in France after its
surrender, visiting 70 Oerman pris-
on camps to assist the French pris-
oners, said that a letter from
home, a tangible proof that he was
not forgotten, an assurance that
he was remembered and loved, j
was like a tonic to a prisoner. It1
j lifted his morale sky high. And j
lifting of one man’s morale, •
Why Divorces Are
BOSTON. May 26 —(U.R>—
she observed, lifted the morale of driver Edward clobc, picked
the face, plus an entire prison camp as nothing ; fare
in front of the muni:
could. Proof that one men
not tore..,-., ........... ..." courthouse, and aft« a block
was not forgotten aroused hopes
in the others that they. too.
remembered by someone. That is
what one letter can do.
"Blessed are letters—they are
the monitors," wrote Donald
Occasionally—all too occasion-' Qrant Mitchell. "They are also
asked him for a cigaret.
Down Memory Lane
May 27. 1920
Last night while Arthur Biggert whs cranking a car.
the Clank slipped off anti struck him in the face just l*>-
low the right eye, causing a painful wound. Fortunately
the injury will not impair his eyesight.
•Mrs. Roy Faubion left last night for a week’s \ isil
with her mother ami sisters at Terrell, Tex. Her sister,
Mrs. Carroll Hammond, will accompany her home.
J. A. Shuck is attending the Eastman School of Pro-
fessional Photography at Wichita, Kan., this week.
Mrs. Robert Mallonee and son have gone to Hutchin-
son, Kan., for an extended visit with her mother, Mrs.
Manager Harry Sloan of the Penney store stated to-
day that the new Store in the Masonic temple building
would open for business Friday morning.
Chapter AE. P. E. O. entertained with a picnic at the
home ot Miss Rose Witcher Saturday evening as « courtesy
to Miss rwyliah Springer of Tulsa, who was the guest of
Mrs. W. R. Buckner.
The Voice Of
Not s from Patrolmen’s j
Big Brown Books
/kKI.AHOMA CITY. May 26 —
ifript* lull Attention, nil offi-
. i is on U. S. highway 06 between
El Reno and Clinton. Attempt to 1"-stead of going to Chicago, as
locate driving 1942 ____he Intended, the man hastened lo
blac k sedan. Oklahoma tag -. Tort 8111 for what proved u final
Advise him to call his home tin- Koodbve as the boy was killed four
mediately. Emergency, emergency weeks later in an accident at a
Oklahoma highway pa- California training camp,
trot. RcpeaUng all officer! ..." A Washita county cattle truck
Hardly a day passes witlmut the drlv*r was the object of j messan-
throuty voice on a highway pa-1" Clinton patrolman hud His wile
Irol radio dispatcher broadcasting hnd bp*‘" s‘tli>cen suddenly will*
such a me sage Muybe it’s coming appendicitis and was being taken
within 60 days. The* cried by the than $400 in cash and double that
ioadside a half hour and be aim amount in travelers checks. The
so exited the patrolman remained service station operator’s wife found
with them until they became coni- it after the car had been on Its
IKksed, way 30 or 45 minutes. She called
An Oklahoma City businessman the highway patrol A patrolman
abandoned an airliner at Tulsa found the driver near Holdenvllle.
when a patrolman delivered a ntes- He gave her the first news she
sage slating that his son, a resi- had lost her money and where sire
dent of Texas, was being shipped would find it.
out of Fort Bill the day following---
ally—Pavia said, he has been as-
signed to comedy roles But the
next time, it was bock to the vil-
"In the eight years I have been
In pictures in Hollywood I have
played 93 roles.' Pavia enumer-
ated. "and 87 of them were dirty,
"But I suppose I shouldn't com-
plain too much.” he said. "At least
j I’m working regularly.”
Just then the telephone rang.
Pavia went to answer it.
"You see what I mean,’ he said.
"That was the King Brothers.
They want me to play the villain
in their next picture. ’Payment
the comforters and they are the
only true heart-talkers.”
. * * *
That is why a letter from home
is the mast cherished of
possessions. But they must be
cheerful letters, filled with the
little things that make up a day’s
! happenings—the little things that,!
if he were home, he would talk
j and laugh about with his wife at!
I the dinner table. A letter to a
soldier Is not the place for record- j
ing fears and anxieties and wor- I
ries. He has enough of his own, i
and he is helpless to take care of
those at home.
The passenger passed over a j
empty sack that looked strai
familiar to the cabbie, who asktj
"Did you take these out of|
"Yep," smiled the passei
"they Just convicted me of J
pocketing, so I just wanted to p
to myself that I hadn’t lost!
a soldier’s ! touch ”
Look and Learn
Lesson in English
are so many countless
ways of filling a letter with laugh-
ter and good cheer, with love and
courage, with hope and plans for
L Is the grave ol the American
unkonwn soldier In Washington, WORDS OFTEN MISUSED: Do
L>. C, in Arlington. Vn. or 'in- not say, "They were enthused
known except to the president? about it ” Say. "They were rnthasi-
~ Who invented the first air- astir about it.” Enthused is colo-
plane that was really successful? quial.
3 What Is the ilower meaning |
May 27, 1935
t l. ”*len *’mhL El Reno, won first plan* in *the
freshman riding class in the annual horse show conducted
Saturday on the campus of the Oklahoma College for Wo-
men in Chickasha. %
. ,.An ®Pe" mating has been called for 8 ,». m. Tuesday
i . i *l ,t> j *? diactiss old aRt* pensions, the graduated
SSL«£Lf” uf '""»«*>"“■ a «»*»-
Approximately 30 members of El Reno Elks lodge were
at the state convention in Enid Sunday.
Reno, state president, is presiding.
I mm the patrol master station at
KOSO Edmond, ni ..vbc KOSU at
Clareman* or KOSW at McAles-
'er, KOSU at Ardmore, KOSY lit
I/iwton, KOSX al Clinton or
Behind "emergency" Invariably , TJATRCH.MEN
I written a tr.mlc story that never ^ 1,r** wem
wets in the air. like for example
<l.e Carter county man who started
In McAleater recently to be stop-
ped by a parolmun who told him J year-old child had taken quite
to call home. When he did he -kl'* *u“ “*“J
learned his father, whom he hnd
left a lew minutes before apparent-
ly In good health, hnd dropped
dead from a heart attnek.
An Oklahoma City businessman
’vas stopped enroute to Tulsa and
I old to eall his home When he did
he learned his business plant had
been destroyed by fire
A Blackwell woman started for
Dallas lex, to attend file wed-
ding of a virl friend with whom
she had a Mended college A pa-
trolman slopped her near Outh-
rle with a message to contact het
home, but he didn't tell her that
when she did she would be in-
formed her mother had been kill-
id by n street car In Kansas City.
* * • ramp where the husband and Is-
/pHEKE’S a Muskogee man and Iher was prepared to receive an
I * hts wife who never will forget early south Pacific assiniinent.
die patrolman who stopped them Hhe left Iter purse in a soivlee sta-
south of McAWter while thev were J U«m wash room. It contlined more
enroute to Litle Rock. He had a
message for them that there was a
telegram at his home officially
notifying them that a previous
war department nnnmincement of
Ihelr son having been killed In
action In Fiance w,is an entire
mistake and that their son was
alive and well and not only that
but he would have a furlough
iof the violet?
4 What Is the
5 Who composed
1 In Arlington. Va
2 Wilbur and Crvtlle Wright.
3 Modesty and constancy.
4 The female brunch
5. Victor Herbert,
to a hospital When they t mid
him. however, he was dead He
lost his life In a night collision
with another truck an hour alter
patrolmen stalled looking for him
• * *
In the Lawton
urea were sent to a Jie kSon
countv farm house that hnd no
telephone connection, to inl<•: in a
mother and father their four-
while 'li>' parent* were III «. .. .. .
a Christmas ev. party Enroute Studies I IH lined
home In a hurry the moiher drove \\ hill* Outside II. S.
the car Into a bridge approach. NORMAN. May 26 —(Special!—
killing her Instantly. Injuring her Two state students w.i. lav* their
husband and three older childrenninth grude work by correspond-
severely. t-nce from the University of Okla-
A half-mile fiom East Central hoina next year while living out-
State college, Ada. a patrolman iside the continental limits of tire
topped a young Chickasha couple United States.
enroute to the college to attend a Frank Lewis of Norman, whose
class reunion Thelr's had n-evr a father Is a naval officer, will live
college romance thev eloped and hr Trinidad with iris tumily miles
married while aUendlilg E si Cen- from a s hool. His as ignnteuts
tral classes. When they phoned will be sent to hinr and then re-
borne they were told that the turned to the university Junior
voting wife's two sisters hid drown- hlghsr hoof where they will be cor-
ed at Dallas , rected
TTten there was the Memphis. Dixie Aim Clower of Wewoka
Tenn . woman snd her three chil- will go to Venezuela with her
OF TEN MISPRONOUNCED:
Tiny. Pronounce the I as in time.
of not as ee In Hern.
! OFTEN MISSPELLED
potjmus: three p’s and two o’*.
SYNONYMS: Physical, bodily. !
corporal, material, tangible, visible
WORD STUDY: "Use
three times and it. is yours." Let
us Increase our vocabulary by mas-
tering one word each day. Today’s
word INCREDULOUS: unbeliev-
ing; skeptical. "He listened with
an incredulous mind "
Problem a Day
There are also countless letters!
| not to write: the letter that com-
plains about trifling hardships at
home: the letter that carries wor-
ries about the health or the fi-
nances ot the family: the letter
that says, "I know you don’t mind
my going out with other men.
I'm so lonely;" the letter that be-
gins. "Now that you are gone, I
find that It was all a mistake, and
Hippo- that I am not really in love with
’’The only true heart-talkers!"
Two people who have been niar-
a word Hed In wartime, by talking hon-
estly and loyally from the heart,
explaining what they are. what
they think and believe, can ac-
quire a profound knowledge of
each other. Understanding can be
lost, and Ls lost every day. by peo-
ple who live side by side. It can
grow and ripen r»id develope when
they are thousands of miles apurt.
* * *
IF 86-5 8 Is 9-9 10 times a cer-
tain number, what is 8-4 7 times
75. Explanation—Divide 86-5 8
bv 9-9 10 and nisUiply by 8-4 7.
dren. bound lor a California army
father unit complete her
grade by mall while mere.
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