The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 59, No. 53, Ed. 1 Monday, May 1, 1950 Page: 4 of 6
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The El Reno Daily Tribune
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The Winner and Champion
RAT J. DYER
Clrrnlatteo and Office Manager
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Monday. May 1. 1950
Same approach God with empty word* with neither sincerity nor
veneration behind them. We would not talk idly and polntlrwly to an
earthly celebrity. God doe* not care for idle endlea* and polntlr**
prayers. Be sincere. Be not rash with thy mouth.—Eocl. 5:2
Monday, May 1,1950
By Dave Brega-
Words Are Flung Recklessly
A UNIVERSITY scholar once said: "The two dumbest
** lawyers trying a case in court will stick to the main
points of an argument better than two eminent philosophers
debating an issue in a public forum.”
The idea is that the lawyers just can’t help themselves.
The laws of evidence and rules of legal procedure compel
them to meel head on and to keep the issue tightly joined, i
If they don’t, an alert judge will promptly set them Imck 1
on the track.
No matter how wise the debaters, it’s different outside a
courtroom. There’s a natural tendency always to deal with
an issue in a way most to your own advantage; and often
that means avoiding a direct response to your opisment's
Though an honest debater may not intend it and may
hardly la* aware of it, he will frequently answer questions
at a tangent. He may even find himself replying by raising
questions of his own or by making counter-charges.
In politics, this sort of thing, of course, is far from
accidental. It is a deliberate technique, highly refined and
heavily relied u|m>ii by everyone from our presidential can-
didates down t»i the party hacks.
• • •
IjiOR example, if one candidate makes a dramatic charge
" about unemployment being caused by his opponent's
policies, the latter will probably not answer the specific ___ ____
complaints. Instead he'll make statements of his own alsiut Amberlev. Jon's bfoihrr at »ho*e vlous that he wanted to ignore tiie
the situation—which will be designed to sound like fitting luxurious home in Aigkn the enconnter Then a. l^v jUpped
answers but reallv won’t be Aaknrieya live. But Clemouoy h» into the shadow* he stopped the
answers out really won t oe. . ^ av*id becoming ear. and without a word opened
In this day and age words are flung about so recklessly * , fanlllr., domMtlr lh, door beside him and got out.
that the poor citizen is hard put to figure where the truth aff>(rs and Rhr happy be '
lies. Too few people seem concerned aliout keeping the aUovr(l al lu, t# taJ(r a ^ off in -M*1|IUf—
debaters on the track, or reminding the public when they’re Biskra with the sandenon*. a
off it. * Brittah-Canadlan family. Now Pier*
Copyright 1950 by Hfiao Hock
Dwt. by NEA SERVICE, INC
a*ANY people accept as irrefut-
IVl able evidence any statement
made by a newspaper. If one
prefaces his remark with “I read
in the paper” be expects it to be
accepted as fact. I would not
discourage such confidence in the
main, but a careless word by a
reporter can do irreparable dam-
age Like tills . . . In Monday’s
morning paper on the front page
appeared a story of the Holden-
vtlle disaster Toward the end of
the story is this statement: The
Red Cross disaster staff continued
its survey of the area and made
emergency loans to the victims.’
The Red Cross does not make
loans but outright grants to dis-
aster sufferers, and try as they
may to get this point across to
the public they are constantly
thwarted by the unintentional
misinformation broadcast by the
Faith, hope and charity, a
beauUfu) threesome, but I ofen
wonder why it wasn't made a
foursome, and tolerance Included.
It’s too bad people must be
around 50 years old before they
begin to realise that what really
matters is that individually they
do not contribute to the un-
happiness of others.
Participated in a lively discus-
I slon of "whai makes people tick”
and came out with this relatively
unimportant impression that there
I is no lens ground to make people
with the experience of 40 to see
eye to eye with those of 50 years;
and maybe It's a good thing since
progress needs the intensity of
the fortyers' softened a little by
the mellowness of a half-century
Heywood Broun had the proper
Ideu when he said. “Unfortunate-
ly 1 have an open mind. I let
down a window in my brain about
six or seven Inches from the top
even in the bitterest weatlier.’’
. And bo that you will recognize me, I am wearing a
white carnation in my buttonhole ... *
Prank Evans to Bertha Evans
SW 1-12-7 and lots 1 and 2. and
E NW 18-12-6.
Wesley L. and Pauline C. Ninman
to Bartha Heppler Lots 16 to
IB inclusive, block 31. Union City.
Alpha Hurst to Esther Erbar. Lots
1, 2 and 3. block 99. El Reno.
W H. and Hazel C. Cobbs to
K. V. Meriwether. Part interest. Geary. Named Raymond Dwight,
the baby weighed nine pounds and
BOY—Mr. and Mrs. Homer
Smith Calumet route 2. are the
parents of a suit bom April 28 at
W H and Hazel C. Cobbs to
J. R. Banister. Pan interest. SE
THE STORY: Clemency Norten, amusement she recognized Jon
nursery sovemeo* to Behn, small Amberley.
duiwhtor ef Jon and Syria Am- She bit back an exclamation as
barley, had been toM peHtoly by the car drove on. Had Piers seen
Kyrie to keep away from Pier* his brother? If so. it seemed ob-
Jules had already Joined his
It might be well to point out here that Senator McCarthy j In ready to take Ctomeacy home.1 ^"muraway^rom the car'1 m°Ved
of Wisconsin, in his fishing expedition for Communists in
the state department, spends very little time on the original I xiv
track he started down. He is extremely skillful at dodging nrHEN they started off a few
! “ minutes later the stars were
Piers' voice came back to Clem-
ency. the tone but not the words
curt und incisive Jules answered
have righted it and brought it to
u safe halt about a foot from a
solitary palm tree, impact with
which would have meant some-
thing too ugly to contemplate
"Are you all right?" Piers looked
at the girl beside him, realizing
Lesson in English
GIRL-Mr and Mrs. Clifford
Laird. 825 a South Hadden avenue,
are the parents of a daughter
born Sunday at the H Reno ttani-
tarium. The baby weighed six
J C. Watts, 414 North Rock pounds.
Island avenue, was admitted to the
Kl Reno sanitarium today for
Bill Gustafson. 1300 West London ,g it a„ rlght for a man w
street, who was admitted to the smok<, hls cl or cl((arPt whtk>
El Reno sanitarium April 27 after , bUc elevator?
A. No; ordinarily, he should dto-
being injured in a motorcycle acci-
WORDS OFTEN MISUSED: Do dP"( was released today. I (iard it before enuring the eleva-
not sav. "John Is one of those who I ° Bf ”‘*d8frs a^' tor. but if it is a "fresh smoke."
is invited." Say, "John is one of I":tl*f t0^“''Shton Osteopathic he may keep it carefully cupped in
these who art invited." I hosP|tal Saturday for medical treat- hls hand Whue on the elevator—
OFTEN MISPRONOUNCED: Fo-
provided, of course, that the ele-
that she had not uttered a sound i mlUarity. Pronounce either In six or j Pr*nUln ForU/ ** vator is not too crowded, thus In-
where nine women out of 10 would fl syllables i e., fa-mil-i-ar-i-tl, Adm^e a)?nu*' was adm Mfd todRy creasing his chances ol offending
oj**«w. -• 4 thii f. Rf*nn kwnitniiiim for
have screamed their lungs out.
probably have clutched hls arm and
“Yes I am all right, thark you ”
"That was a darned back tire,
he said savagely
really are fiendish.'
OFTEN MISSPELLED: Manda-
tory’ 'expressing rommandi. Man-
datary 'an agent).
SYNONYMS: Fanciful, fantastic,:
These roads |grotesque, bizarre.
I WORD STUDY: "Use a word
to the El Reno sanitarium for
or scorching someone.
Q. Should a wedding invitation
and a wedding announcement be
sent to the same person?
A. No; when an invitation la
sent to a person, it is not neces-
sary to mail him an announrement
her own voice did something the
in quick monosyllables, and pres- blow out had failed to do. She
ently went striding back towards began to laugh hysUrically.
the cafe, while his employer got
Into the car again and drove on.
"Jules is going to spend the night
in Biskra." he said.
Resentment against Jon stirred
in her How could he behave like
questions, at throwing out his own queries at an impressive
rate and at making Ixild new charges to keep the situation bright and Clemency s quickened
turbulent I heartbeats tonad down to the peace
4 • * | which seemed to have fallen over
ATCARTHY initially claimed there are 57 card-carrying e'^(thlJ^wn through whtch they
Communists in the department. He has changed this bad r, |)ass Bgum. lay glimmering
figure often (it’s now around 100) hut thus far has brought iieneath the stars.
HO convincing proof in any case. The Street was narrow, and she that? Everyone iri Biskra must
This should never be lost sight of in any appraisal of I Judged that it was near the spot know who he was—how could he
him. The fact that Louis Budenz, former ‘ editor of th«* where Hannah had spoken to her tot himself "ndhto brother down
Communist Daily Worker, provided strong hearsay evidence ^ ’at nio™ ”sb *^ "er* !^roa^' sheshcad not understood and had ............. —......-
reeardine flip alleired Red affiliation* of Owen Lattimore 8 ma r y fe' , , . , not underetood an stretched out was shaking too much
regalnin(i ine alltgcn Ken aniuaiions OI wwen Lanimor vghere under the gay awnings the not let herself think about, feeling misfed He nut an arm about
does not substantiate McCarthy. Lattimore has been a con- ubtei w,.rt, fi|)ed w)lh a casmo- they were none of her business, p
sultant to the state department but doesn’t work for it and Ipolltan crowd As they drew nearer, began to drop into place. Jon's
never has. a sudden hubbub started up inside moodiness—h 1 s excitability, the
It would Ik* highly revealing if McCarthy were forced to the cafe and died down again as black depression she had some- ^ ^
present his “evidence” in a court of Inw. There the rules thref mtn ,n European civilian times noticed His strangeness that throBl
of procedure would strip away his technique of diversion ^u^.TT" He Tl
and confusion, and the public could see plainly what his anlo; t' ^ wlth tlu.m. there was something to be said for tfle dr°Ps and Put f*flsh
case adds up to. but hr was obvloasly VPry drunk Syr.e after all «9 ■ ‘h* beslde hlm-
still keeping hold of her. "You can
howl now if you want to.”
"I don't," she said weakly.
"Then keep quiet for a minute.”
* • •
YT seemed perfectly natural to
A obey him She closed her eyes,
aware of the hard firmness of hls
shoulder behind her head, of the
strength of hls arms around her.
The moon was rising and by its
light he looked down al her, watch-
"Now!" he warned sharply. ‘Tve
got some brandy somewhere—
you'll be better when you have
He reached into the pocket be-
side him and brought out a silver
flask and a collapsible drinking
cup. He poured a generous meas-
ure of brandy.
But the hand she obediently
her shoulders, and steadying her
against him. held the cup to her
Ups She swallowed and choked as
the burning liquid ran down her
HONO KONG. May 1—UP)—1The ,aU.r
Q Should a man always riae
So I —gather." The sound of Ulree tlmes and 11 is Hangchow operations department
us Increase our \ oca of t)ie railway runnbig south from i^man asks to be excused
mastering one word each day. To- communist China re- ™ woman asks to be excusea
days word: IMBIBE to receive or Xl fr°m ,he ^ dUring 8 me8'?
absorb into the mind and retain. have a d m & nlonlh
"Prom these books it Is possible to ^ repoft reachtnk Hong Kon(,
imbibe much knowledge."
Look and Learn
Tlte world’s oldest fairy tale was written over 4.000
years ago, says a writer. It must be that one about a hus-
band working late at the office.
Denmark is one country where poker jg outlawed. What
a nice way to promote it!
Down Memory Lane
May 1. 1925
Miss Evelyn Rurke entertained the Tri-Hi club Thursday
evening when she had as additional guests Mrs. Carroll
McCullough of Tulsa, Mrs. E. H. Reuter, Miss Huney Sams
and Miss Fern Johnson. In the games of bridge, Mrs. Reuter
received the favor for high score.
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Robinson of Union City returned
home yesterday. They were guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. M.
Macumber, El Reno, and attended the Catholic Daughters
of America dance Wednesday night.
Miss Mary Ann Staig is the week-end guest of Miss
Mary Jane Babcock at the Phi Mu sorority house al the
University of Oklahoma in Norman.
but he was obvloasly very drunk Syrte after all.
At that moment un Arab, stroll- And then suddenly the soft hum
ing across tlte road in the casual of the car's engine was smothered
way of his kind, almost walked in by a report which made her nearly
front of the car. forcing Piers to start out of her seat and sent the
brake sharply; and Clemency found car Into a skidding spin,
herself looking straight into the * * *
flushed fare of the man at the /YNI.V the driver's strong wrists
table After an instant's startled I v/ and presence of mind could
Sunday, blames “gross negligence.
It cites this example:
At Shanghyao the operations di-
rector and station master "left their
pasts to celebrate the spring fes-
A. Yes; he also rises when she
returns ar.d holds her chair for
her. if she happens to be seated
1. By which foreign nation was
the United States first recognized? i rival, and two locomotives coming
2. What is the average size of from opposite directions collided
men’s hats? |on the main track."
3. What presidents of the United
States had no children?
4. What is the only metal that is
liquid at rootp temperature?
5. What are the only two animals
that have black tongues?
1. By Prance, in 1778.
2. Size 6-7 8.
3. Washington, Madison. Jackson.
Polk, Buchanan and Harding.
5. The chow chow dog and the
Sailor Seeks Safety
From Charging Boat
JACKSONVILLE. Fla.. May t—
titRi—'Tills sailor dodged out of the
wav of a charging boat on dry land.
Seaman Al Ashworth stopped at
a filling station Saturday night on
his way to the beach. Suddenly.
on a two-wheeled trailer
Answer to Previous Puzile
10 Winglike part
11 Deep dish
May 1. 1940
Henry Avery, football coach at El Reno highschool the
past two years, has resigned his duties here to become coach
ol athletics in Kingfisher high.'chool for the 1940-41 term.
Avery signed a contract with the Kingfisher schools last
The Merveldt brothers. Herman, Carl and Ferd, almost
monopolized the goat roping contest held Monday afternoon
on the football field at Legion park. Although Bill Wart-
chow won first in the contest, Herman Merveldt won second
and Carl Merveldt won third. Ferd Merveldt won the booby
prize. The latter’s goat escaped from the field and the park,
only to be captured much later a couple of miles away near
the El Reno Golf and Country club links. Ferd Merveldt’s
time in the goat roping contest was entered officially as
two hours, 17 minutes and 30 seconds.
A feature of the Lions club meeting yesterday was a
talk by Luther C. Gadberry disclosing that preliminary
reports of the current population census indicate that the
population is declining in the sixth, seventh and eighth
Jimmy Blair, El Reno high school senior student. Is rep-
re—nting the National Forensic league’s El Reno chapter
in the national speech tournament at Terre Haute, lad.,
he la competing in extemporaneous speaking contests.
HORIZONTAL 4 To (prefix)
1 Depicted is 8 Equipment
the flag ol- « Preposition
•-u one of 7 Statutes
its products • Affirmative
IS Testimony vo*el
16 Essential oil
If Note in I_____
Guido’s scale ^Swindlers
22 Half an em l0?,
23 Window part 28 SaUjr
25 Employed” 3* It produce.
27 Great Lake ““
28 Studies 24 Opposed
2* Musical nets
Illy way ol
34 Its capita) la
.49 Swiss river
33 Caius Julius
ink the color steal back into her lbe
face—noting subconsciously the follow!tig individuals, subject to the
shadows her lowered lashes threw primal.y election July 4:
on her cheeks.
Lovely, desirable, made to be
loved. . . .
He straightened abruptly, taking For 6th Dtat. RepreoenUUre:
hls arm from about her, breaking RED IVY
the spell before It wa. too strong ^ ^
"Better now? HI go and look into
the matter of that tire "
For a long moment Clemency
remained where he had toft her,
while he fixed the blow-out. Half
frightened, she strove vehemently
to deny that shaken flame in her
Death was not a thing one
wanted to contemplate at the best
of times, and she was much too
young to be a stoic. Least of all
did death seem desirable when one
had Just discovered how terribly
sweet it could be to live.
But that knowledge was away
In the bock of her mind, where she
would keep it safely locked. If she
(Te Be Can Unwed)
Heavy Vote Expected
In Indiana Primary
INDIANAPOLIS. May 1—<AV- ! a boat
The campaign has been quiet, but1 broke loose from a passing car and
a heavier-than-usual vote is ex- hurtled into the station,
pected in the Indiana primary It missed Ashworth but tore off a
election Tuesday. Registration In1 fender of hls car.
many counties is heavier than it Ashworth headed for the sea and
was in the presidential year of 1948 | safety.
The two-major parties will nomi-
nate candidates for II seats in the
house of representatives. 25 state
senators. 100 state representatives,
and most county and township
of 1 leers. They will elect precinct
committeemen and state convention
1W1 North Enu Phone SU
B. W. Smithwick
Footings, Laterals, Ditches
Yard leveling and Plowing
No Move-In Charge
Phone 2381-J or 1855-M
250 North “N” - El Reno
No Job Too Large or Too Small
Problem a Day
Tom can do a piece of work In
12 hours when working alone. When
assisted by Dick, together they can
do it In I hotirx How long would
it take Dick atone?
24 bourse Hie part dooe by Tom
In 1 hour la 1/13; then he doe*
19/13 In 9 hours and Dick. 4/12;
divide 8 by 4/11
JIM A. RINEHART
For State Representative:
JAMES V. PHELPS
HARRY W. LAIRD
For Dtotrirt Judge:
BAKER H. MELONE
For County Attorney:
J. P. NEAL. JR.
RALPH A. MYERS, JR.
For County Sheriff:
LLOYD E. PALMER
JAMES W. WITCHER. JR.
For Commtaioner. DtsL No. 1:
W. A. CLOVIS
For CouaMwcr. Dtot No. 3:
W. R. “BILL” MABERRY
Today and Tuesday!
la “THE YELLOW CAB MAN”
RIDE AND ROAR WITH “RED"
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