The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 51, No. 43, Ed. 1 Sunday, April 19, 1942 Page: 4 of 6
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EL RENO (OKLA.) OAILY TRIBUNE
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fhe El Reno Daily Tribune
A Blue Ribbon Newspaper Serving a Blue Ribbon Community
Issued daily except Saturday t.nm 207 South Rock Island avenua,
and enteied as second-class mail matter under the act of March 3, 1879.
RAY J. UYER
Editor and FublKher
What* s What
By Howard Wilson
State Press Correspondent
The ASSOCIATED PRESS is exclusively entitled to the use of re-
publication of all the news dispatches credited to it or not credited by
this paper, and also to all the local news therein.
All rights of publication of special dispatches herein also are reserved.
DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES RY MAIL IN CANADIAN AND
BY CARRIER ADJOINING COUNTIES
One Week___________-__I .15 Three Months___________*1.50
Three Months___-_________11.75 Six Months______________$3 00
One Year______________*7 00 One Y»ar______.__________*5.00
Including Sales Tax
/OKLAHOMA CITY. Apr 18 _
<8P»—When the people of
SUNDAY. APRIL ID. 1942
Already Robert s Kerr, whoae
BE NOT DIVERTED E ROM A GREAT TASK, BE COURAGEOUS ! campaign for governor now is
Oklahoma last year approved the
budget balancing amendment, they
also passed another amendment,
which, if calculations are correct, i
may become one of the leading
Issues In Hie current gubernatorial
, This second amendment called
for the establishment of a state
board of regents for higher educa- i
tlon, or. In more recognizable ■
terms, a board to coordinate the'
activities for colleges and univer-
sities of Oklahoma
AND STEADFAST. ONI.A BE THOU STRONG AND VERY COIJR- underway.. has attacked the co-
AGI OI'S: i urn not from it l» (lie right band'nor to the left, that thou
ina.vest prosper whithersoever lltoii goest.—Josli. 1:7.
pVEN in the midst of witr, orn* has to take time out to
J marvel at the versatile John L. Lewis. Never a man to
lie hound by consistency, this time he has achieved the
ultimate in [mrntinx. lie is jfning—he hopes—to organize
In the whole history of trades unionism, nothing like
this ever before has happened. Here is a top-ranking labor
boss, a man to whom employers have been lifelong anathe-
ma, deliberately setting out to organize the backbone of
American capitalism, the farmers.
He is saying frankly, positively, and even belligerently,
that he doesn’t given tinker's damn about the farm liilmr-
ers. All he wants is the owners, the managers, the entre-
preneurs who up to now have been untouchable in the
trades union program.
Mr. Lewis is not orKaiiizing the farmers to work short-
er hours themselves, to jfive their employes shorter work
weeks, to improve conditions of agricultural labor, lo pro-
mote any of those social iron Is which organized labor cus-
Not at all. lie wan^s tin* employing farmers to obtain
a greater profit from the production and side of milk,
through higher prices.
H'llK more one thinks about this latest Ix*wis venture, the
more one becomes convinced that there is a very black
Ethiopian in the woodpile.
In dealing with so devious a mind as Mr. Lewis’, it is
not safe to leap at conclusions. It is permissible, however,
to point out a few considerations which the self-proclaimed
protagonist of the nation’s farmers can hardlv have missed.
More than JO million Americans live on farms. A luryre
proportion ot these own from one cow to hundreds, and
sell milk. Perhaps an equal number, in rural villages, de-
pend for their livings upon the farmers’ trade.
There are close lo seven million individual farms. Un-
like industry and commerce, farming is a business which
has more entrepreneurs than hired hands.
* * *
|>RING very vulgar, one may jsiint out that in orgranizin#
industry, the prnvy comes from millions of workers
lather than from thousands of owners. But on farms the
reverse is true.
Moreover, lieiiijr in suspicious mood today, one notes
that if perchance Mr. Lewis had political ambitions if he
desired either votes for himself or the control over votes_
animating board on the grounds
that It conceivably holds the power
of life and death over state-owned
colleges Kerr advocates repenl of
the amendment. Other candidates
are expected to propound their
views on the subject during the i
The amendment was adopted by
the people at the special election
of Mur. 11. 1941. and the legisla-
ture. which was in session nt the
time. Immediately vitalized it.
The purpaae behind the amend-
ment was lo place In the hands
of a board of nine regents, whose
sole concern is higher education,
the responsibility for a general |
higher educational policy and a'
uniform system of financial bud-
gets for all state colleges and
To accomplish this goal the state
hoard of regents has lister) five
major objectives ns follows:
Development of a consistent state
policy of higher education; elimin-
ation of needless duplication of
efforts williln the state system of
higher education: removal of In-
adequacies in the present provi-
sions for higher education, learn-
ing the budgetry needs of nil In-
stitutions in the higher education
setup and then allocating the avail-
able funds among these institu-
tions In such a manner as to de-
velop the best program for higher
education in Oklahoma; and en-
gaging In cooiierntive activities with
outside groups lo moke the Okla-
homa program more effective.
Two of these five objectives, ac-
cording to John Oliver, executive
secretary of the board, ore elntm-
ing much attention from (lie board
Oliver pointed out that almost
sinee statehood there have been i
duplications of study in institu-
tions. The state has several teach-
er training colleges, and yet other j
Institutions are also training stu- '
dents in the teaching profession,
giving the same type of study
courses. The board is now studying
this situation. Oliver said, with
SUNDAY, APRIL 19
By Ernest Hill
United Press Correspondent
in Civil Sei
Women stenographers at*
are needed urgently to 1
service jobs In Washlngtoi
and requirements for eng:
have been reduced to a m
it was announced today.
Typists must be able
OKLAHOMA CITY. Apr. 18- (U.R) copy simple printed mate
Hie Enid Volunteer Service curntelv and at moderate
dub, downtown headquarters for and . stenographers must
2.50(1 voting pilots of the basic fly- to tnkr dictation at the
ing school at Enid, is as complete <M wor',', a mlm,tr Won,P1
nnH „.„n i , cants must be 18 years ol
and well furnished as most private ot(Ier
ath'etlc clubs. Immediate appointments
You have to see it to believe it given to women typists ar
Then, you can't understand it. °SraPhers who qualify. It v
Government Inspectors from ail **ut‘®n“l lnfcrmatlon maj
_ , , , tallied at the El Reno p
parts of the country go to look at 0r at the U. S, employment
it. They spend nn afternoon and office here.
attend a dance. Then, they hear ---,- -
a strange story of its growth from
Edyih Miritr, its amazing super-
fche went to Enid last December
to oiganize the club. Enthusiasm
was about all she took along. In-
dividual by individual, club by
WCRCS OFTEN MI8U81
no say. "We shall go soni
tonivht." Say, "We shall g
club .she won converts to the wh*‘rp tonight."
theory that Enid ought to pitch OFTEN MISPRONOt
in and take cure of Hie young Nc,,tral Pronounce first
pilots from every state In the ns !n tew' nnt! not n,,°-
union. Then, things lagan to hap- OFTEN MISSPELLED: V
pen. observe the two u's.
WORD STUDY: "Use
The county loaned her a mam-
moth four-story abandoned post-
office building. It was a wreck.
She got the local painters' and lhn*'UmeS and 11 h youri
stj rr: Ms ™s'
union members working during off '0rd, TCI ERATE. capable
F ing borne or endured. "I
makes that more tolerable
• PROBLEM A I)/
Behind the Scenes
You btill Can Build That New Homo—
If You Can Meet These Requirements
By Ernest Foster
United Press Correspondent
BY PETER EDSON
NE.A Service Washington Correspondent
WASHINGTON.- Suppose you arc a real estate man or a private
building contractor or Just an ordinary citizen brought up on all
Ihe old copybook maxims to thy « licet that “You. too, should own
youl own home' to l>c considered , respectable citizen m the com-
Suppose furfho^, that in these flush war hnom
times, you decide you want to huild a new house—
Where does tills new War Production Board
order placing limitations on building construction
in the first place, if you don't live in one of those
localities still known as a “defense” area, you
might just as well forgot all about building
that d ream-house-with-blue-ri •oni-upstairs-and-
where-the-kiddiesrcun-play. Until the war’s all
over, that's out.
The United Daughters of the ... . ...
Confederacy donated a library H ‘^possible to prevent
table and seven chairs. The Wed mov‘‘ Horace,
nesday Study club gave n type-
writer. The auxiliary cf the Amer-
ican Business Men's club outfitted
a powder room for young women "
who come to the dances. A tod 75 percent of a p
The Jewish Women's council wnlk in 2 days and then 1
donated all printing matter need- 10 help him. If they finlsiu
ed by the center. The Junior Wei- 3 days, what percent of A
fare sanded the floors. The Shakes- was B’s?
pcarean chib gave money. The Ki- ANSWER
wanis Queens upholstered n lot 331-3 percent. Explanatli
of old furniture donated by scores vine 12 bv 3: subtract 3 (
of individuals. The Tri Delt mothers divide 1 by 3.
agreed to send sheet music each —:-----
.... . . , —...... - tom summon, cm
, . «r(‘ perhaps ten millions in the hands of the nation’s the ultimate view of requesting
U."i\ farmers, lull relatively lew east by agricultural hired j one or more Institutions to change
Hands. their activities where there Is need-
I’erhaps Mr. Lewis, softened by beatings be has taken,
really has I teen moved by the plight of the dairymen, and
lor purely unselfish reasons has laid aside his crusade in
Lehtdl of industrial workers and gone to the farmers’
I hat could ho the answer. Mut from this corner, it has
all the ordor of very unpalatable baloney.
The thousands of feet of lumber destroyed in a Mich-
ij/an lire would have made enough matches to keen a
pipe lit. 1
Maybe fhe stockingless girl of today is the daughter
ol Ihe barefoot boy of yesterday.
Down Memory Lane
Apr. 19. 19.12
El Reno's American Legion auxiliary is the only
unit in the sixth district to have reached the 100 percent
standard, it was announced Monday at the district Legion
and auxiliary convention in Anadarko. Local post and auxil-
iary members attending the district parley were Mrs. An-
nabel Smith, Mrs. Leona Boardman. Mrs. W. Arthur Rig-
gert, Walt Goad, Lloyd Wollard, Guv C. Knarr, Charles
Larger, I rank Linden, Deck Hess and Ben Guth. all of El
Reno, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gatz, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest
kn-bv. Mr.'and Mrs. A. C. Wieman, Lee Lair, Rov Sander
and Joe Lagaly, all of Union City.
Another Job of the board. Oliver
said, is to work out n uniform
financial accounting system in all
institutions. With this done, the
board will be belter able to present
to the legislature each two years
an intelligent consolidated budget
for study by the legislative ap-
propriation committees, he pointed
When appropriations are then
made, the board will be in better
IMtsitlon to allocate the institutional
budget appropriations to the col-
leges and universities, Oliver said.
In discussing the broad picture,
Oliver pointed out that tlip trend
in the nation Is to transfer budget
control from Institutional govern-
ing boards, such as the board of
regents of an individual college.
at each other. When spectators
IF you live in a defense afea, and if you work we the shot It will be in the mid-
1 in an essential war industry you have a chance. (Up of the film.
No one has yet accurately defined just what a defense area is. but if
week. Fifty larm women s clubs of pong spts, games pictun
Garfield comity got together and everything was donnted
- | vwnnn a i agreed to furnish fit) dozen cookies Fifty organizations made
¥ fOLI.YWOOD, Apr. 18 (U.R)—, a week. tlons
1 ........ fi-‘ -m,“ --------- Josephine Paxton, state WPA The Enid Ctvlc Trust F.
librarian, helped Install a library aside *3.900 to help the
and reading room. The WPA sym- but Miss Miller has spen
phony of Oklahoma City agreed to $] BOo Because of refusal tc
send up n 10-pleee dance band at money unless necessary, h
least, once a month for formal men and women decided
dances. worthwhile to boost the clu
Two hundred fifty young girls The project was offered I
makes is often . taken from the | si«ned UP lo attend the dances, the United Sirvice Organi
middle of a story. Many times i The Enid Garden club said they but it was rejected. Enid v
would keep the lounges, game room ready taking care of It:
and reading room filled with flow-
ers Then, several old billiard tables
were donated and several clubs
paid to have them reconditioned.
Ola Beckett, state WPA com-
munity service supervisor, assigned
a staff of 10 to supervise the
growing program. Churches saw' to
it that boys were invited into the
Like the first million dollars
the first scene of every motion
picture is the toughest.
Because pictures are not filmed
in sequence and Jump from on?
part of a script to another—due
to actors’ schedules and production
reasons, the first scene a player
the result is nmazong.
The initial scene Robert Taylor
and George Sanders did for their
new picture found the two actors
throwing tomatoes, cabbages, ap-
ples, lettuce and other vegetables
you’ll take a rule of thumb definition, it^ an area within two miles of • *,lly *ay beKln a | homes of their members for din-
n war production plant, or hard by « transportation system that will plcture- lau*na B(jl)
take you to this aforesaid essential war production job within one hour Since both are lovers of the
for a cost of not over 10 rents. This is the National Housing Ad- outdoors and sports fans. Rich-
ministration's unofficial guide as to what constitutes n defense area.
Suppose you qualify as to location. What are your chances of
getting in on any of this'new construction?
In the long run, whatever new construction is done will be done by
private builders who get the contracts from the government for ap-
proved jobs. John B. Blandford, Jr., new National Housing Ad-
ministration boss, insists that this war emergency is not to drive
^ private building out of the field and set government housing up as a
| monopoly. Blandford’s idea is that private business shall do all the the producers introduced Dick and
hou'-" ly can, the government stepping in only when Buster, and a few minute * later
thepe are temporary housing projects to be built, or low rent projects thev were doing their first scene I
which private enterprise cannot finance or handle profitably. Dick'had to walk up to Buster and i
The remaining restrictions are primarily concerned with the types send him sp„lwMlu. wlth n Tight
of housing permitted. First, there must be established a cleaL cut
proof that additional housing is needed because of existing or future
shortages of shelter sufficient to house workers in war industries. No
need, no house. After that, nn housihg unit will be authorized which
will rent for more than $50 a month cr sell for more than $5000.
These restrictions are to be so tightly administered tlint the K vern-
inent may even step in und stop construction on houses already started,
if they are to rent or sell for higher figures.
aid Arlen and Buster Crabbe had
long wanted to meet. Producers
William Pine and William Thomas
signed Buster as the “heavy’' In
Paramount’s 'Wildcat,” starring
The morning the picture started j
1 Depicted is
A similar incident happened to | !5 Maintenance.
Veronica Lake. Having never | Jti Toothed on
been kissed on the screen. Ver- Hie edge,
onicn was a bit nervous about
the smack she was t.o receive
from Robert Preston. When Ver-
The Campfire Girls and Bov
Scouts fixed up three game rooms,
fully equipped and decorated
Pianos, divans, chairs, books, ping-
Government officials say
one of the outstanding i
plishments of the country,
visit the club and attempt tc
the spirit of the project ]
hope that it can be transi
to other communities.
Miss Miller tells them the
and finishes with the p
that service men’s clubs tm
built on the theory that
soldiers want is:
"Cookies, music and glr
CIVILIAN DEFENSE GROUP
Answer to Previous Puzzle
to the Chin.
to the governor himself, or to n [ rj'*HE restrictions will apply even to remodelling. If your house can onica walked on the set the open-
I' rank I aylor was named vice president and I, Ni
T earson was re-elected secretary of the Baptist Brother]
J? Ur- rSMJSi
sr “ft n?
J aylor, Lucien Schooling, R. A. Bruce and Rov Pearce, sanji
at the dinner-meeting, which was attended bv representa-
tives of churches in Guthrie, Yukon. Watonga, Kin^fishert
oration of Women s clubs Tuesday in Oklahoma City.
pounds at birth.
Joe I earl, 113*4 North Rock Island avenue, left Mon-
day for a visit m the home of his sister, Mrs. Curtis Kel-
ler, and Mr, Keller, in Fort Lyon, Colo.
John Weaver, who is living temporarily in Stillwater
while transacting business there, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Weaver
;tnd children, also of Stillwater, visited Sunday with Mrs
John Weaver, 414 South Williams avenue.
central executive agency. Under
the amendment adopted In Okla-
homa. this budget control went
from the institutional boards to the
state regents for higher education
and is thus out of the hands of
both the governor and of each
institutional governing board.
Specifically, the coordinating
board amendment which the peo-
ple passed a year ago provides
for a nine-member board, one
member to be appointed each year
for a nine-year term. Tills means
that no governor, except Gover-
nor I,eon Phillips, who was re-
quired to appoint the original
board, can gain control of the
board by appointment of n ma-
jority of the members.
Five specific powers were grant-
ed the board in the amendment.
They were enumerated as follows:
It shall prescribe standards of
higher education applicable to each
It shall determine the functions
and courses of study in each of
the Institutions to conform to the
It shall grant degrees and other
forms of academic recognition for
completion of the prescribed courses
in all of such institutions.
It shall recommend to the state
legislature the budget allocations
to each Institution.
And it shall have the power to
recommend to the legislature pro-
posed fees for all of such Institu-
tions, and any such fees shall be
effective only within the limits pre-
scribed by the legislature.
be made into a duplex or small apartments to shelter additional 'UR (*a.v. Preston walked over and
families, Ihe chances are such remodelling would be approved—if introduced himself. Ten minutes
it’s in a defense area. Aside from that, any new construction or re- later thev were before the cameras
pairing to cost more than $500 in the city, or $1000 if it’s an essential and Veronica was receiving her
job on a farm, must get local approval from your nearest FHA— fjrs( movjp j-i—
Federal Housing Administration—office, w'hich will handle this con-
trol Job for the War Production Beard.
That’s the wav the picture stands now. but there is no assurance °Pro',,r Madeleine Carroll,
that even this will be permanent. No one knows what ttie stockpile ’ s Favoiltc Blonde. Finally the
situation will be on building materials by the end of summer. If studio put them in a picture to-
shortages of metal for plumbing and wiring and eaves and heating gether. The first thing Bob had to
44 Whey of
"? * ItSmTUh. SSS-Brlfln
17 Pith of a
19 Day (Latin).
26 Company of
25 Footed vi
26 Woody [
27 They are
30 Vessels f
32 They ha\
fiL KhINIUI BRIIGI „ ,
Ll^N|4t|5^ilHvf£i rkp Sig
7 Ah! Alas!
units become more critical, by 1943 the order may be that the only do was kick Madeleine when she j 36 Any.
32 Symbol for (abbrj.
chromium. 51 Sphere of
33 Hawaiian bird action.
35 House pet.
9 New English 43 Load aga
dictionary 48 Shakespe;
new housing construction permitted will be for barracks.
was in a bending position.
terest in S NE 27-11-6 and interest fpiIE Hollywood “victory
James Evans Davis, Jr., 19. and|ll-5
Betty Blanche Moore. 17. botli of
Q. R. Smith. 51, of Los Angeles,
Calif., and Bessie Lee Smith. 42.
Virgil D. Mitchell. 39. of Okla-
homa City, and Thelma Woolens,
39, of Waurika.
Robert 8. Ratcliffe, 22. and Eve-
lyn Aulds. 18, both of Pampa. Tex.
Willard E. Newborn, 21, of Okla-
homa City, and Hplen Dunham. 19.
in S SE 4-10-6. -* van" today, was recruiting the
Warranty Deeds "niost beautiful chorus in the
Robert Svejkovsky to Henry and world" for a tour of the nation.
Millie Svejkovsky. Part of SE 35- Proceeds from the show will go
to the army emergency army re-
Frank Hanska, Jr., et al to Louis lief and the navv relief society.
Hanskn. Interest in S NE 26-12-6 So far. 22 stars have joined the
El Reno Federal Savings and “caravan.” Among them are Charles
Loan asscciation to Eugene and Boyer. Eleanor Powell. Merle Ob?r-
37 African tree.
40 Symbol for
41 East Indian
54 Kind of silver 10 Dry.
57 Trite. 11 Act as host.
58 Rarely. 12 Type of
1 24 hours. 13 Old Testa*
2 Cloth measure menl (abbr). 53 North Arr
3 Small rolls of 14 Snare. ica (abbr
tobacco. 18 Low, 55 Bachelor
4 Leaves out. as a cow. Laws (abi
21 Senior (abbr.) 56 Toward
50 Herd of
52 Symbol f<
5 Organ of
Erie Gibson. Lots 15 to 24. block on. Bob Hope. James Cagney, Oli-
22. Packer's adidtion to El Reno, via De Havilland, Joan Bennett. ]
Flovd O. and Mable Ruth Frosrh Pat O'Brien, Claudette Colbert and |
to Frank and Wynona Hale. Lots Charlotte Greenwood.
10 and 11. block 4. Jensen's ad- _
dltion to El Reno. ■ ~ ——-
Mae and James Donohue to Re- • HOSPITAL NOTES
becca Crume. Lots 30 to 37. block _
7, Packer’s addition to El Reno.
Glenn H. Stout to Helen M.
Lucille King vs. John King. Pe- Stout. Lots 12 and 13. block 7.
tltlon for deerpp of divorce, ctls- Keith’s addition to El Reno,
tody and maintenance of two chil-
dren. Billy Ray, 7. and Donald
County court to George W Spit-
ler, executor of the estate of
Emma C. Spitler, deceased. N SE
4-10-6, Interest In SE 27-11-6, ln-
Raymond Roblyer. 614':; North
Evans avenue, submitted to a ma-
for operation at the El Reno sani-
Margaret McCray. 11-year-old
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Slocum of Cray, Calumet, returned hom*
Chicago, 111., who have been guests j from the El Reno sanitarium Sat-
in the home of Dr. and Mrs. urday after a major operation Apr.
Walter H. Martin. 318 South Hoff 113,
avenue, for the past few days, left
Saturday morning for Arkansns to
visit Mr. Slocum's brother.
W. P Keegan, Chlekasha, entered
the El Reno sanitarium late Fri-
day for medical treatment.
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