The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 52, No. 172, Ed. 1 Sunday, September 19, 1943 Page: 4 of 8
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The El Reno Daily Tribune
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and entered as second-class mall matter under the act of March 3, 1879.
RAY J. DYER
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El Rend TOkla.J Daily Tribune
May Heaven Protect Him From Stumbling
/YKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 18—(U.R>
—The highway patrol vs. of-
Sunda.v, September 19, 1943
IT IS CERTAIN THAT 80ME WILL IMITATE YOU. LET VOI R
EXAMPLE LEAD TO IMPROVEMENT AND NOT TO SHAME: Ye are
the light of the world.—Matt. 5:14.
They Hired the Money
WHEN the argument over collection of 1917-18 war debts
grew hot, Calvin Coolidge settled it, so far as he and
others of his view were concerned, with the rhetorical semi-
question: "They hired the money, didn't they?”
Apparently there is much of the same philosophy still
current. President Roosevelt, who is internationally mind-
ed away beyond his Yankee predecessor’s wildest moments,
now disclaims the statement sent to congress over his ini-
tials that "victory and secure peace are the only coin in
which we can be repaid” for our lend-lease to the anti-
Mr. Roosevelt now says that one of his ghosts pre-
pared the letter to congress in which that sentence ap-
peared, and he never approved it. He would not have
said just that, he discloses.
* * #
’THAT is too bad, because we doubt if even the president,
a phrase-maker of consummate skill, could have im-
proved upon the statement he now repudiates. He could
have elaborated, explained, justified. But he couldn’t have
made it say so much that is true with any greater clarity.
In his apology, Mr. Roosevelt says that, while we may
not collect coin that jingles, he exacts our debtors to come
through with such repayment as they possibly can.
That means nothing at all. We all expect our credi-
tors to pay, so far as they can. Our creditors expect, and
probably are quite willing, to pay up so far as they can.
The trouble is that for practical purposes they cannot pay
in any coin that we can accept with one possible excep-
tion. Some of them could pay with territory, But do wc
want territory? Haven’t we troubles enough with the
limited empire we now possess?
* . * *
JpROBABLY skillions of words have been s|»oken and
written in argument alaiut World War 1 debts, and
the same words will he spoken and written about World
War II debts. When it’s all done, we will not have been
paid, and the reason will Ixiil down to this:
Our debtors can’t pay in money. Itecause there isn’t
that much money. They can’t pay in goods, because we
can’t take that much of goods without wrecking our own
economy. They could pay, partially at least, in insular
territory, in which we should assume the white man’s
burden and. ultimately, turn it free.
Mr. Roosevelt’s ghost was right the first time.
Golden anniversaries are the result of couples going
flee of price Administration battle
has turned Into a lovefest, with
little or no change In the situa-
tion despite the hot words that
flew for a time.
The patrol will continue—«s It
has In the past—to turn to the
OPA the names of drivers arrested
for speeding, reckless driving and
other traffic offenses that might |
Governor Robert S. Kerr, bg
stepping in quickly, turned thq
gladiators Into hand - shaking
friends before a conference on the
dispute had ended.
The OPA apparently hasn't gain-
ed anything, despite a threat from
a rationing official to "ground"
the patrol by withholding tires and
gasoline unless it came to terms.
8afety Commissioner J. M. Gen-
try said the OPA had demanded 1
that the patrol establish roadside
blockades to stop motorists and
question them about their gasoline j
coupons, particularly whether they
had any business going where they
were headed, and about their tire
Gentry had called the blockades
favored by OPA "obnoxious.’*
Jeff Orlffln. district tire ration
officer, said the patrol might be
forced to terms If tires and gaso-
line were denied It.
However, Griffin's two superiors
—Rex Haves, OPA district director
and Joe Orlffln, district ration of- |
fleer—conferred with Gentry and
Kerr and came away satisfied that
the patrol would cooperate so far
as It could.
Kerr promised the patrol would
"cooperate with any agency” In
reporting state or federal laws or
Although the governor — again
demonstrating skill at handling
men—has squelched the Incipient
feud. It appeared that the OPA
would get no more out of the pa-
trol than It has In the past. And
odds were that patrol cars would
continue to roll on rubber and
* * -*
death of State Senator E.
Walker of Hobart, repre-
senting the sixth district made up
of Kiowa. Washita and Custer
counties. Is expected to result In
a special senatorial election In
Sunday, September 19, 1945
Rattlesnake Objects To
Being Shown at Lodge
By Bus Ham
Associated Press Correspondent
Y^ASHINGTON, Sept. 18
’ ’ What the political winds blow
BI8BEE. Ariz., Sept. 18—<DJ!>—J.
C. Hubbard settled himself for a
pleasant hour reading his evening
newspaper In the den of his home
here, and as he picked up some
of the loose papers on the floor,
found himself staring into the
— w *14140 I — ~ * ------o
Into Washington from out Okla- i beady .black eyes of a dlamond-
They're talking—talking about a
shortage of livestock feed, the
drouth, the labor situation, refusal
of governmental agencies to In-
crease the price of crude oil, gaso-
Tlie rattler was colled to strike,
and on that point, at least. Mr.
Hubbard and the snake did not see
eye to eye.
Cautiously, Hubbard maneuvered
line rationing, the administration’s the snake into a box and took him
domestic policies, and—well, they're | to the
| just plain talking. | boys."
* * *
Elks lodge to show "the
During a discussion as to th<*
VI/HILE a fractured bone in his j relative merits of rattlesnakes, the
foot mended. Lieutenant Stan- j rattler managed to escape from
ley Disney, nephew of Representa-
tive Wesley Disney, decided to
“try his hand at writing and pos-
sibly pick up up a little extra j
Confined in the Walter Reed
hospital here, young Disney, a I
Muskogee boy. wrote a series of i
the box and started and explora-
tory tour of the room
He was speedily dispatched with
a pool cue.
M „ , Lawyers on Night Shift
Muskogee boy. wrote a series of | * . *
personal experience stories about, Dehydrate VCCietdblCS
the army for Uberty magazine, '
the first of which was "Mr. Huber,' OLYMPIA. Wash., Sept. 18 —(U.PJ
published in the Sept. 11 Issue. I —If Midfield Packers, Inc., (vege-
Young Disney’s foot was injured table dehydrators > one of western
during the training exercises for
commando tactics. Now he is tem-
Washlngton’s newest war Indus-
tries, should need legal advice they
Washington could call a halt to night opera-
* * * |
VyASHINGTON observers are operator- the Peeler and the
| ” convinced that Representative feeder
| Disney "has the bug” to run for: Due to the manpower shortage
they recruited a night shift among
tions and confer with their oven
Behind the Scenes
BY PETER EDSON
NEA Staff Correspondent
All* III It AI .D MutLEISII—remember? He's the fellow who was
11 bead ol OFF be I ore it became OWI and Elmer Davis took over,
lie's Hie ftlliw who was always wrongfully accused of being a poet,
'''id it finally got so tough lie had to give up and go back to being
" Mjusi Librarian ol Congress.
Well, anyway, Mr. MacLeish has just written
another poem. It rhymes and has stanzas and
everything, and darned if you can’t prett'near
understand it, even if your poetry education was
stopped short right after Hiawatha, Maud Muller
and the Charge of tile Light Brigade.
Tills new poem of Mr. MacLeish’s appears in the
New Yorker magazine which, as you know’, is sup-
l>" cil to be a humorous magazine, all its cartoons
and ailil ies and stories and verses and typographi-
cal cirqrs and twisted sentences lifted trom the
newspaper columns being intended to make people
Whether his new poem is funny or not, you’ll
1 v' *o decide lor yourself. Mr. MacLeish iias a
■:..od sense of humor, this volunteer press-agentry
e."i i do turn my harm, and his new poem is really something you
shouldn t miss, 9
By Ernest Foster
United Pres* Correspondent
The Idle ,| the -vvcii-and-’hrvc-quurtcr quatrains is or are “A
Tort Spe.-d e Tiom the Visitor*’ Gallery.” Mr. MacLeish doesn't say
so Htt'Cifually I»ny •Hint*, all modern poetry being a bit vague that
that district at the prlm.ry elec- i^CongresV “•W'e th.t he fee VtMtore* Gallery
tlon next July 11.
We all know whut our flajf stands for, and buying
war bonds will help to show Germany and Jupan what it
won’t stand for.
Any June bride who now wants to go home to mother
probably will find her in a war plant.
Smart Italians will join the allies—those who know
which side their bread has been battered on.
Lots of gardeners have vegetables right along now,
judging from the empty cans turned over to the war effort.
There’s nothing like an evening of argument at home
to make you wish you weren’t.
W ith Italian ships now on the allied side, the crews
may yet get a taste of war.
Down Memory Lane
Sept. 19. 1908
J. Y. Taylor will exhibit some Poland China hogs dur-
ing the carnival.
Victor Lindstron has sold his farm to John Welter and
moved to El Reno.
Dr. Walter H. Martin made a trip to Tedda today.
A covey of quail has made music on North Evans and
Admire avenues today. The birds struck town in the
night and apparently don’t know how to find their way
back to the country.
opposes special elections at times
other than regularly scheduled
elections because of the expense,
Thus, the vote on Walker's suc-
cessor likely won't come before
Walker was elected last year,
with his term due to expire h)
The Hobart legislator was nomi-
nated in Kiowa and Washita coun-
ties and elected at-large in the
three-county district, served also
by 8tate Senator L. E. Wheeler of
Weatherford who was nominated
in Custer county
In the 1942 primary, Walker de-
feated Leroy Clayton, also a Dem-
ocrat. 5.322 to 3.402 He had no
Republican opponent in the gen-
* * *
rj*HE governor signified opponl-
Sept. 19. 19,’M
Fort Reno won the championship title of the second
annual polo tournament and race meet sponsored by the
post by defeating Wichita Falls. Tex., 7 to 6, in the finals
Dr. and Mrs. Oliver Emerson are ex|>ected to arrive
tomorrow for a week’s visit with Mrs. Emerson's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Otis Anderson, 618 South Barker avenue, en-
route to their home in California from Germany.
Celebrating the birthday anniversary of her daughter,
Jeanne, Mrs. Don Allison, 720 South Barker avenue, en-
tertained at a children’s party from 2 to 4 p. m. yester-
It was to compliment Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Lane of Los
Angeles, Calif., who are visiting here, that Mr. and Mrs.
W, E. York, 418 North Bickford avenue, entertained In-
Mr. and Mrs. Jack K Moore, 909 South Macomb ave-
nue, announce the birth yesterday of a daughter, weigh-
ing eight und one-half pounds, to whom they have given
the name Mary Ann.
Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Mount, 815 North Choctaw ave-
nue, had us their i o’clock dinner guests Sunday Miss
Gladys Iloyt of Oklahoma City ami Leiloy Searcy.
tlon to special elecUons several
weeks ago in commenting that a
vote on a second district congress-
man to replace Jack Nichols re-
signed. might not be held until
The attack by E O. Clark. 8lig-
ler Republican, on Nichole' elec-
tion last November Is still before
congress Kerr said that If the
houae failed to decide the question
before December or January, it
might be advisable not to choose
Nichols' successor until the July
primary. Such a plan would prob-
ably save the state cloae to $20,000
However, If congress acts quick-
ly on Clark's petition. Kerr Is ex-
pected to call the special vote thl*
winter In order to give the second
district a congressional represen-
* * *
J^JRS. I LA HUFF, the state's only
Whether he was on the House or Senate side, he doesn't
_ _ , - . j I eiihrr. \ i-itors aren't alloWcd to speak from the galleries but
Governor Kerr has Indicated he there's no law to keep them from writing poetry on their Impressions.
J HE poem begins with a i arresting half-stanza which the newspaper
fraternity call* a telegraph lcHd. The idea is to hit the reader
riglq between the e>es to make him sit up and take notice.
/hire Gentlemen pcrhnps fcrgotlen this?_
Wc trrite flic histories.
NocUo! But what "Ccnlleitici ? Again Mr. MacLeish isn't specific,
Iml when you're in the Visitors' Gallery in Congress, the only gentle-
men : round are the Gentlemen from South Carolina or Missouri or
l ie olhei 10 slul. s. so obviously this refers to the Gentlemen of Con-
gres.- Oh. \es! There are the gentlemen of the press" too over in
the Press Gallery.
The "\\Y" of course refer* to poets, and right here the nlan of the
whole begins to unlold Mi MacLeish in this poem is going to bite
tnc hand that leech him. und also the hands that on occasion have
slapped him down, and before be gets through he's going to get even
with all those congressmen and newspaper people who said and wrote
such nasty things about him v hen he was trying so hard to make
something out of the Office of Fact* and Figures. Boy, this is going
to be good:
Do Gentlemen udio snigger at the poet*,
Who speak the icord professor with guffaws—
Do Gentlemen expect their fame to flourish
When ice, not then, distribute the applause?
In oilier words, Gentlemen ol Congress and the Press, if you want
your name to go down in histo:y, be kind to all poets and professors
as well as children and dumb animals.
Lives Saved In
blow of the war to date." Of the
NEW YORK. Sept. 18 — (UP: — 1
woman legislator. Is patriotic
even to the extent of an automo-
bile accident. Recently her car
collided with another. She bounced
out of her machine, walked up to
the driver of the other car. still
sitting behind the wheel—and ahe
promptly gave him a smart mili-
She walked back to her car. told
passengers with her: "That driver
Is a sailor, and I wouldn't want to
ask damages from one of our
Problem a Day
The sides of a rectangular field
are In the proportion of 4 to 5,
If the area is 2.420 square yards,
how long are the sides?
44 and 5ft yards. Explanation -
Multiply 4 by 8; divide Into 2,420;
extract square root: multiply this
result by both 4 and 8.
capture of Pantelleria he wrote:
"The while cross on Pantellerlais
battered airdrome before a single
soldier or sailor landed Is a symbol
of the ability of air power to cap-
Oeneral Henry H. Arnold, chief ture and citadel once Its own su-
of the U. 8 army air forces, be- I premacy In the skies Is established
lieves that air power can capture' and Provided a sufficiently sub-
"any citadel " It can reach, that it' £,n'd ca»
... be brought to bear against It.
la the cheapest type of warfare ..,t sUnply * lnal*r of malhe_
and that "tt 1* by far the urea teat' mattes <or physics' While air as-
econoinlzer m human Uvea." aault Is not without cost .thts type
"We are demonstrating daily,” J of warfare is actually cheapest on
he wrote in the U. S. army air j $0 counts and it is by far the
forces issue of “Flying” magazine, j greatest economiser In human
"that It is possible to descend from j tore*-"
the skies Into any part of the In- j --- ■■
terior of an enemy nation and dcs-_______
¥1OLLYWOOD. Sept. 18 — <U.R) —
i * * Know of a war Job for an able
bodied, draft-exempt man who has
j been making hundreds of thou-
sands of dollars a year in motion
Screen star Joel McOrea an-
I nounces that he will retire from
motion pictures for the duration
j when he completes his current title
role In "Buffalo Bill” at 20th Cen-
While he believes motion pic-
i tuna are an essential Industry.
I McCrea believes that he himself Is
j not essential to motion pictures.
Somewhere In the war effort, he
| thinks, is a niche wherein he can
j serve better than In his present
"To put my conscience straight
; I've got to find It," he adds.
In addition to whatever qualifi-
cations his acting experience has
J giten him. the Aar says he has
■two other assets
"One is an extensive knowledge
of cattle-raising that I have been
acquiring all my life," McCca ex-
plains. "The other is an economic
security of my family that permits
me to do Jobs that other men
might not be able to afford."
McCrea's Job after "Buffalo Bill"
will be a tour of military hospitals,
and It's possible something may
come out of that.
Then, he has been working with
the department of agriculture for
the past year and a half, and ^
full-time Job may develop there,
i And he may work In the camp-
J show division of the motion picture
I Industry Itself.
"Whatever It Is." he says “I want
I it to be a job I am big enough
and experienced enough to handle.
The reason I am leaving pictures
is that I know others can and will
do my Job here.
"It'* a completely personal thing
for me. I have to feel that I am
doing the most I can."
McCrea is not subject to the
| draft, having recently passed his
' 38th birthday. He and hi* wife,
Frances Dee. also a screen player,
have two boys, Joel. 9. and David,
7. His active operation of a 2.400-
acre ranch would give him further
deferment If such were needed.
the senate, opposing Elmer Thom-
as. blit will not do so. His position
in the house, they sav, is secure
while winning the senate seat
would be a gamble.
* * *
VTOU never can tell
never can tell where or j
when an Oklahoman will bob
Clympia professional men. The
oven operator, the peeler and the
feeder from 6 to midnight each
evening are the Thurston county
prosecutor. John 8. Lynch, Jr.; his
assistant, Levy Johnson; and an
I ex-prosecutor, Harold Troy.
Honor in England
The handsome, black-haired lad
on the horseless buggy in the cap- I
itol subway wore the uniform of a |
military academy cadet. You struck, NORMAN. Sept. 18 -(Speclah-
up a conversation. „ ... „ ' ^
Name: Blllv Norwood A Har,h' University of
School: Carlisle Military acad- °k‘ahon,a a^tecture professor
j and now stationed In England as
a lieutenant In the engineering
em.v in South Carolina.
His service plans: Graduating ‘
to June, he has signed up for the !"“tl0n **UUon of he art“>' h«
air forces 1 been named an associate fellow of
' So you ask: "Where's vour *h* InStltUle °f CivU Defense' Lon‘
home?" 1 don
His mother is Mrs. Jewelle Nor-
wood. with the coordinator of In-
ter-American affairs, and she Is
being transferred to Mexico City.
Billy. 16. is a 167-pounder, plays |
center on the academy football
team, and during summer months
has worked on patronage Jobs In
* * *
Before Joining the army the
Sooner professor had made a spe-
cial study of air raid shelters.
Named at University
troy Its power to continue the con-
"War Industries, communications,
power Installations and supply
lines arc being blasted by attacks
Lesson in English
WORDS OFTEN MISUSED: Do
from the air. Fighting forces have "*V “y "Jhe <***?**'«*
wn ,J... . , ' , together for that purpoae" Ta-
bcen isolated, their defenses shat-;
terea and sutflclent pressure _
OFTEN MISPRONOUNCED: Dt-
brought by air power alone to force
their surrender. v**t Pronounce dl-veat. I as In
"Constant pounding from the air d**' and accen* syllable.
Is breaking the will of the axis j OFTEN MISSPELLED: Oounter-
to carry one.” felt; felt, not fit.
Oeneral Arnold said that In the 1 SYNONYMS: Process, proced-
battle of Tunisia air power saved I ure progress, advance
"thousands of Uvea .*. . and weeks1 WORD STUDY: “Use a word
of time us compared with the mile 1 three times and It la yours." Let
by mile, village by village met hod ] us Increase our vocabulary by mu-
of classical warfare, which ha* al- tering one word each day. Today's
ways proved so costly In a war of word: EFFICACIOUS: productive
position. of the effect Intended. "We must
"By this action,” he said, ' we find an efficacious method of pro-
agaln proved the sky road to twth j cedure.”
Berlin and Tokyo can be utilised j -—
to the full to blast the heart of the SLEEPS WITH MATCH COVERS
citadel before our combined ope- BURLINGTON, Vt.— <U.» —After
ration* lake over for the final Daniel M. Richards, jr„ 16. had
drlve” | papered his bedroom walls with
He described the Liberator raid 14,out) mate)) covers,* he still had
on Rumanian oilfield* at PloeMI a* enough of them left to fill four
"the most Important single air1 large scrapbuolu.
NORMAN. Sept 18 —(Special> —
John N. Cooper, formerly in-
structor In physics at the Univer-
sity of California, has Joined the
University of Oklahoma faculty as
an assistant professor, of physics.
He holds a B. A. degree from Kal-
amazoo college and a Ph D. front
Cooper I* a member of the Amer-
Ucan Physical society, the Ameri-
can Association of Physics Teach-
ers and other organizations
Albert Dannehl. 25. and Leona
Ahlden. 20. both of Okarche.
Harrold M. Robbiuson. 33. and
SENATOR ELMER THOMAS cel- Jewell Marlow Lewis. 29. both of
NJ ebrated another — his office ’ Oklahoma City,
wouldn't say how many—birthday Divorce .Suit
Sept. 8 by looking back at 20 years Louise Oreeson vs. Harold Gree-
of service In the United State* son. Petition for decree of di-
senate—longer than any other Ok- voice, custody of a daughter. Vicki
lahoman ever has held his seat.
Approximately half of Thomas'
life has been devoted to "serving
He was an Oklahoma state sen-
ator for 13 W years, being a mem-
ber of the first legislature In 1907.
the year Oklahoma became $
He came to Washington In 192^
Nell. 3 months old. and restoration
of former name of Louise Stephen-
Jesse E. and Lydia L. Cruse to
Ben W. and Mary Roblyer. Lots 10
and 11. block 6. Hlckox addition
to El Reno.
Chlckasha Cotton oil company to
J. A. McCurley. Part of block 1,
and has served without interrup- all of block 2. Industrial addition to
tlon. He now tops the record of El Reno.
former Senator T. P. Gore by one
year, and that of former Senator
R. L. Owen, who retired volun-
tarily. by three years.
* * *
Ralph and Louise A. Mittendorf
to Mrs. Clara Watson. Undivided
one-eighth interest In the NE 14-
13-10 and NW 13-13-10.
William W. Stroud et al to Edgar
A MONO former Oklahomans who a'»d Wavle Magby. 8 8E 1-11-9
T* aru rioht In llin mM.I ■___ ■ - ,__
are right in the midst of ac- ! Journal (airy
tlvltles here: Mrs. Mary Davis, who District court of Canadian county
calls Dewey and Oklahoma City to Charles A. Wray. E 7-11-8.
home. She has charge of enter- Mineral Deed
Ulnment for all military personnel Dale R. Smith and Leo C. O'Brien
in the District of Columbia, and j to R. F. McDonald 33 aerts In
that’s no small Job. , SW 25-14-5.
How Can I?
Q How can I clean enamel-
A. White enamelware can be
cleaned by dipping a wet cloth
Into baking soda and rubbing on
the enamel Use plenty of soda.
Q How can I keep files away
from picture frames?
A. Rub the surfaces of the pic-
ture frames, and other articles,
with water In which onions have
been boiled, and there will be no
Q How can I preserve cut
flower* tor a longer time?
A. Add a little camphor to the
water In which they stand.
12 Fire worship-
17 Greek letter
18 Symbol for
19 Bright color
20 Books (abbr.)
22 Cutting tool
23 Honey makers
26 War god
35 Italian city
37 Near (abbr.)
39 Palm lily
49 Sets again
81 Light brown
32 Quick bread
87 By one’s self
4 Indian boat#
Answer to Previous ruule
5 Pays attention 11 Handle
to 12 WriUng tool
6 Cathedral 14 Twice three
church 19 Legal point
7 Arabians 21 Female saint
8 Cricked (abbr.)
9 Bone 23 Color
26 Carlo graph
27 Girl’s name
29 Man’s name
36 Writinf fluid
39 Slight flap
42 Brown (Fr.)
43 Bridle strap
44 Genus of
46 Abstract being
50 Pig pen
51 Eight and two
53 Channel Is-
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