The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 52, No. 272, Ed. 1 Friday, January 14, 1944 Page: 2 of 6
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^When they saw the pin-up gal
anapshot of herself that Con-
over cover girl model Chile
Williams is holding, servicemen
'applauded and Warner Brother*
'•awarded her a screen contract.
.She’s pictured in New York,
- aboard Hol^wood train.
New Items of Interest
Concerning | arm Work In
Central North Canadian
-Don Wwell. living on the Axh-
Ipwik Mrm aoutlr of Calumet, was
B> the Central North Canadian
aoll conservation district office to
get a preliminary survey made on
* A farm plan has bpen completed
tjrls >'(■»• k -on the Walter Gardner
Mrm southwest of Calumet. Ap-
proximately 65 acres of poorly
^roded laud will be seeded to nat-
El Reno Faces
State’s Best Team
Appearing at El Beno
(Continued Prom Page One)
son when the Redskins were re-
garded by the experts as the best
team in Oklahoma, even though
they lost one ball game last sea-
son-failing behind Enid Plains-
men by a single point in the finals
of the state tournament after win-
ning 37 straight. And, before their
lteart-brraking defeat In the finals,
Pryor’* prides had licked the
Plainsmen twice during their reg-
Water* Is Sensation
Big Bill Waters, a sensation in
his own right, Is the wheelhorsc
of the veteran Capitol Hill crew
this .season. In the Redskins' lat-
est appearance last Tuesday night,
he alone scored a grand total of
33 points. 14 field goals and five
free tosses, as the Hill whipped
Classen Comets 44-19 Waters'
count of 33 set a new Mid-8tate
conference scoring record for a
single game, beating the mark of
30 points set last year by Coach
Pryor's son, Kenneth, in a con-
teat against Norman Tigers.
Observers concede Coach Sim-
mons and his rourngeou Indians
only a slim, outside chance to up-
set the mighty Redskins tonight.
The El Reno lads, however, have
plenty of fight and if the visitors
should relax through over-confi-
dence, the Indiaas might have the
opportunity to chalk up an as-
AU Odds On Visitors
A comparison of the records,
however, points definitely toward
another victory for the Redskins'
ever-lengthening column. Capitol
Hill pasted the Indians 37-19 only
u few nights ago. on Jan 4, und
the visitors are planning on doing
even better tonight
But despite the prospect*, a
capacity crowd is expected to at-
tend tonight's show to see Pryor's
practically perfect caging machine
In the preliminary contest, start-
ers for the Dale school will be
Don Harmon and Lewis Thomp-
son. forwards; Alfred Whiteman,
center; Richard Dozier and Pat
Keiler or Leslie Lunnon. guards.
The Dale school's match against
the Concho juniors will be their
- second start of the season, the
I local lads hating swamped the
BY SINCLAIR LEWIS
Copyright. 194.7, Sinclair lewis
Distributed by NEA Service, Inc.
D,„n * hJL? ES? ” i r? Ti T- ‘,mm
accept the editonhin of ful ‘f1111*8 wanted to do for the 42 hundred already! Still, I do
Education is Invited to become a COUntry sohoob- and after hLs f’x- thlnk this slow-poke Institution
Director of the llrskett Rural °n Rural Adult Edur3' miKht lead the way to nobler and
School Foundation. He i* part.,- °™ghUoh, rn t ,t ovpr- mW
ularly interested when he learn. | Rlot ,.y^u and j cou,d
TUNUNAK, Nelson Island, Jan.
14—(U.R)—Father Paul C. Deschout,
Jesuit priest for 10 years on this
bleak, little-known sea Island, had
as much difficulty learning the
ways of the Eskimos here as they
Friday, January 14, 1944
;"U"* 1 dont ** whV Kittn and j more useful field I’ll take it.
wife ivonv plan to attend it" Sh°Uld *° °n howta,B thp Q*°r«4 By the way, I hope they’re
Midsummer^^inference m'Cl^*hrW‘ ’"‘"‘on But have you pensioning off Bernard Inc Nim-
‘ onrwnee in Chi- eot ,cqualntw! wlth Hamilton rock.”
* * * t “I think I ran into him. What
XVI j Ls he?"
The Heskett Foundation Confer- ,
ence convened at the Foundation rea works behind the
Building, and there were onlyJ F’?u"d*“«>- «*'" trustee for the
100 delegates whole Heskett estate-the heirs
.. .. ... . , are all imbeciles or painters or
■ At the secretary and rp*l’tra‘! both; they live in Italy or the
live desk Of M s. Bemardlne Nim- Berkshire, and leave everything
rock, the Planishes met their first j m prLsby " '
leadei-s of the organizational world. J ’
Tliey had not experience,! such !. E-R-I-8-B-Y " Peony was writ
much better publicized organiza- bad becoming accustomed to his,
tions. How about it, Gid?" j When the Belgian-born priest
Dr. Planish said bravely, "Yes, J was called to an outlying village
uresent executives are * 1 COUIC1 rlamsn -sala bravely, "Yes, I was caned to an outlying village
r in anfflclentlv on the WOrlc out *om* Plans together Be- it may be a step into a wider and ! officate at a funeral, he found
l siiiii, iciuiy on me SMPS. t don’t see *hv tfittn more useful fioin »n . -ia____ _____
the village elders sitting on a bench
in the kashim, or men's house. He
began shaking hands with them,
moving along the line of skin-chrl
“Yes~n hundred a year.” J hunters, trying to gain their con-
"Oh, fine! I certainly would hate j Ndence.
to think I was doing that poor old 1 "I was halfway along the line
hen out of a Job.” I of men,” Father Paul relates, "when
So I’ll tell 'em the 39 hundred 1 found myself shaking hands with
nicy nan not experienced such . .. . -------- "‘“' since he never „u„ „ .
handshaking, such a counterpoint ln« ‘ d™ “He's in thp •!-i tha“ M hundrrt 2 Zu™?
or conarnmlstnrv voice, since L rpady- Hey! P„t more out of Jo"Hn- be
bucks is okay, Gid?"
Yes, you may tell them so. I
think I may honestly consider my-
self non-commercial,” said Dr.
He had already decided that
since he never actually got more
of congratulatory voices, since their OPOrRP
last Freshman Reception at Kin- smn n
The executive Board of the
Dr. James Severance Kittn shook Heskett Foundation met at 10 30
more would take the new job even at
three thousand. He continued:
"But they must understand
what a sacrifice I’m making ”
"I’ve already explained that to
though he next morning They decked •U, "I'VP abeady explained I
broad soft buv a new ,.Arnpt fpr ,hp oll„, them, said Professor Riot.
(To Be Continued)
SCORING KEPT LOW
the dead man. Tliey had brought
him into the kashim for a last visit
before he was buried."
Father Paul has been off Nelson
Island only once in 10 years, and
then he hurried back, homesick for
his bleak Island home, his tiny
chapel, and the wild Eskimos he
works, hunts and lives with. With
his team of eight malemutes, the
priest travels constantly among
the native villages, pinch-hitting
in every capacity from midwife to
Today Father Paul was prepar-
ing for a trip to a remote village
on the other side of the island
All the men of
—/ r ¥ j
Talent-hungry Hollywood might
look to the Middle East, judging
by this photo of a comely Brit-
ish WAAF serving there She's
To His Old Ship
HOLDENVILLE, Jan. 14 —<U.P>—
Bill Martin, Lamar, Okla., sailor
wounded In the Guadalcanal fight-
ing, has returned to sea duty—
aboard his old ship, a destroyer
that has earned the fleet nick-
name “Bloody K.”
Thrown into the water when the
superstructure of his ship was shot
away, Martin floated for eight
hours before he was rescued by
The water was shark-infested,
and Martin said a man-eater once
passed close to him
"I didn't even wiggle an eye-
lash." he said.
He has returned to sea duty
after three months in a San
Diego, Calif., naval hospital.
Soldier Draws Blank With
Note to Cigaret Donor
Negro Private Draws
$2t>8 Monthly in Pay
red face and a broad .soft white mrium.
hand, and his voice was wonder- >Iect a ohalrman to authortae th<1
of W-olchT lt W " SUCk secr?Ury d«w up a resolution
.............. » u, JJKT. SSoi, vTVBT"" ">“■ «" 1.0-r or ,0 children,
und I W«1U you to meet my wile" democracy by anlutlnR the do- ke,- p..,n,„i , reu d.-iJ ,1 Y""‘ b°m 7Tle me" mnwl hhther Paul draws $m Her month In pay and „a
In all schools, and to elect Di season w.s d "inR '^e Past r° bring them news of their wives dependency allotment*. His oldest j ^ ‘mp"ssed that he wrote
Dr. KUU, held Peony’s ardent oidp0ll p,anteh as lmulaKlnti £ for AmS, p <oUgh CUs- and offspring as soon as possible, son. however, is 18. and there- a thank-^ou ,etter’ “
iw almost permanently ; he look- j rctnry of thp Foundation at non., J JCagUe and ‘he women wanted him there | fore too old (o qualify for an' W‘th a romantlc P-» :
AKRON, Ohio. Jan. 14 —(U.R)—
Somewhere overseas Is a disillusion-
LAWTON. Jan. 14— UR)-One of ^blnd his sadness Is the story of
_ . ...... workers in a wa» plant here wild
1,1 took up a collection to buy cigar-
ettes for the boys overseas. Some
of them included their names with
The soldier who received his was I i
Phillips, father of 10 children, t !?Urh imPresspd wMb ibe name of I
aws $268 per month in oav and I the donor—"Pav Willoughby.” He
was so impressed that he wrote
the highest paid buck private
any army is Private John L. Phil-
_ _________ Ups. 37-year-old negro from, La-
this village were | mpSil• Tex • stationed at the
. .. . . Pai-I Cill ___a.__
r.fr »- ..........„nly 1M
1 y Paul Trout of Detroit for tile
Mrs. Clara Wa.son was In the,Anadarko Juniors^Vb I Vgame
Itriet nfflee nnrt ..Key,,.’...___^ _ ..
dlatrlct office and asked about
getting terrace lines surveyed on
about 60 Seres of her land south
of Karn Spur
* Dr E. F. Milligan Is planning
bo doing some additional terracing
on his farm under district agree-
ment and* also on some .and he
JWCluued recently. This probably
will be one of the first terracing
jobs to be done with the new
fquipm.ir purchased recently by
the district supervisors.
6r Milligan also plans to build
a' large farm uond.
Arlle Miller, district cnoperator, J
was In the office making Inquiry |
as to the construction of a pond on I
Louis Jolmson. n mechanic at the
Geary CCC camp for seven years
and recently employed as 3C8 state
mechanic in Louisiana, has relum-
ed to Oearv and now la working
aa an engineering aid at this work
W t Tnnklnson. district coopera-
tor, was in the office and asked
for some technical assistance in
pruning a post lot on his farm
ployed here the night of Dec 31.
Ilill 8late I* Spotless
By way of painful recognition,
her» la Capitol Hill’s beautiful
slate, as posted tlius far during
the current caging campaign
Capitol Hill 43. Faster 20
Capitol Hill 30. Foster 18
Capitol Hill 81, Britton 17
Capitol Hill 46. Purcell 13.
Capitol Hill 53 Purcell 22
Capitol Hill 39, Centerview 12
C tpttol Hill 37. Chickasha 29
Capitol Hill 41. Comanche 28
Capitol Hill 47. Duncan 30
Capitol Hill 38. Martha 26
Capitol Hill 40. Friendship 30
Capitol Hill 46. Blttton 30
Capitol Hill 37. El Reno 19
Capitol Hill 48, Central 26
Capitol Hill 2|. Duncan 18
Capitol Hill 44. Classen 19
El Reno, on the other hand, has
portorined as follows in the Tribe*
six games to dute:
U Reno 9 Alva 7
El Reno 17. Kingfisher 15.
El Reno 25. Anadarko 7
Capitol Hill 37. El Reno 19
Duncan 38. El Reno U
Anadarko 16. r Re„o io
at Dr. Planish, and he boomed.
•Right you are! GREAT things!’’
More satisfying, even, was the
meeting with tile Rev Dr Chris-
tian Stern, of New York, chairman
of the executive board. He was a
snndy-looking man In his late 30s
dry, thin and galvanic.
Dr. Planish bubbled. ”It's mosl
annoying. Doctor. I keep hearing
such praise of you from every-
body that goes to New York Wi
nil get very Jealous!”
"Well, well. Doctor! Is that
true!" said Dr. Stern.
A oew of others, less brisk
about Heskett Foundation politics
vet actually more famous in the
banquet world in general, made I
ax though they were delighted to j
have the Planishes introduced lo j
them. There was Muude Jewklns,
M.D.. who said, humorously but |
pretty often, that women were I
better doctors than men because j
they weren’t so poetic. There was J
Mr Natalia Hochberg, of New
York, who was now trying to set-
tle a horde of violently unwilling 1
sweatshop workers on the whole- |
some farm land.
There was Mr H Sanderson
“ ~ “-rrr m
w ^ op"ral'">
with a medical kit. j allotment.
"One thing about it." Father, Private Phillips has arranged with
Paul aughed “if the babies are all the dLstrict judge in his home town
boys 111 be the most popular mes- to sec that the children attend
xenger on NcLson Island when I school regularly and Invest part
m"n‘__ ot their allotments In war bonds.
'Who knows? This note may be
from your future husband.”
Back to the romantic doughboy
came the answer—from a Mrs. Wil-
loughby, who kindly explained that
Fay was married to her and made a
very nice husband.
Clarence Bunch, work unit leader,
received a letter from Ralph Mc-
Clung associate supervisor, inak-
tng apology for not being able to
attend a special meeting called by
Mr. Newer to discuss the purchase
ot the large tractor and bull-
doier McClung stated in hia let-
Ur that due to the bad weather
he was unable to attend but he
fully Intended to go his part.
M.’Clnng wns appointed associate
supervisor May 26, 1943. and Uili
waa the first meeting he has missed
since his appointment.
McClung l* an outstanding and
loyal associate supervisor
E. E. Rhinchart was In the dla-
tnet office to borrow n rresno
to make some repair* u> hi* ter-
Look and Learn
1. What wax the first novel pub-
In the Cngllsh language?
3. What la an ocarina?
3. Who waa the first Christian Ro-
4. What ia a lexicon?
#. In what book u the phrase
"nothing new under the sun?"
1. "Robinson Crusoe" usually 1*
considered the first and was pub-
Uahed in 1719.
3. It Is a small simple wind In-
strument, giving soft whistlelike
4. A dictionary, enpectaliy one of
Lira**, liable*, or Latin.
B The Bible.
AMERICAN AIRBASE England.
Jan. 14—(U.R)—Oas attack* definite-
ly are Hated among the fear* of
America'* high altitude airmen Oas
already ha* worked against them.
The gas 1* not of the poisonous
variety. It ia not necessarily fatal.
It iant even one of the enemy’s
conscious weapons As a matter of
fact, he probably has as much or
more trouble with It than the Amer-
This gas ls strictly an individual
affair It is the result of the pheno-
mena of rarefied air at the flve-
mlle altitude where the Fortresses,
Liberators, Thunderbolts and Light-
nings fly. The decreasing external
pressure means a many-fold In-
crease in the pressure wlthtn the
The result In combat might be
disastrous a pilot doubling up
with cramps could mean the loss
of a quarter-mUlion dollar alr-
craft and 10 men of the crew, a bom-
bardier with an aeute tummy ache
might mis* the target, a gunner
aho takes his hands from the trig-
ger to grasp a painful midriff might
mils the fighter that could shoot
What does the air force do about
It? It watches the diet of its com-
bat crews And It warn* them that
14 hours before a mission they'd
letter stand clear of any food
which normally causes them die-
trees. It mentions specifically cab-
bage dried beans, onion*.
Air force medics would like to
know how the Jerry fighter pilot
»eU along—what with his passion-
ate love for sauerkraut and all
Sanderson-SmiUi. born In New
England but a graduate of Col-
umbia nnd therefore refined, and
now resident In the hobohrminn
hinterland of California; book re- j
viewer und editor of Little Magn-
sines and founder of leagues for
nudism. Thomlsm, cricket and the
black mass. He had red whiskers
nnd pule eyes and a merry smile,
nnd he had once been taken for n
son of Bernard 8haw. He kept on
anying that he did not believe In
Democraay, but he said it with
sueh gentleness.* that you thought
he didn't mean a word of it_
that’s what ^nu thought.
But they met their one renl
treasure In Prof, George Riot
• • •
The Planishes and he Instantly
drew toward each other, since
they were so much younger ihan
the other upltfters; Dr Planish. !
37; Riot. 31. and Peony but 27.
She whispered to her two men.
"Let's shake this bunch of old j
dodoes and sneak out and have n
Splendid!” said Professor Riot. |
At cocktails. Dr, Planish anxi- i
ously watched Peony watch Pro-
fessor Riot At last she turned to i
her husband and nodded, and he
went into hi! act:
’ Dr Riot, my girl nnd I don’t !
hardly know a soul here, and I
hope we three can play around '
together. Without handing our-
sieves too much, I leel maybe we !
three have a slightly more man- i
of-the-world attitude toward edit. !
cation than antiques like Kitto-
but not clnlcal. you understand
I know ju*t how you mean
Doctor." said Riot.
"Perhaps mote *ophl*tl"«ted Doc-
’ Yes. I think that might be the
word—more urbane and realistic
That s what I mean. Doctor."
You boys have another drink,"
The three musketeers, after an
evening In the Hesket Audlto.
lium devoted to enduring it
through addresses on Religion in
Education by Reverend Xltto and
Education in Religion by Rev-
erend Stem, hastened to tire Plan-
lahe* suite, and they parted at 3
They were calling one another
Oeorge and Old and Peony bv
Dr Planish had explained that
llP wu)lld >»' willing to become
How many boys from
won’t come back?
\OBOm know* the exact numhrr. Nobody. Hut——
I he number who do come hark—on their own two
, ( cl IM-tend of in a raped box—will he in ox net
fn n/xprtinn lo the job we do here at home.
l or every minute that ire ean help shorten llie war will
mean more lives saved. (21.1 Americans were killed
in the final day of the faut war, and 1,114 were wounded
before the 11:00 o’clock Armistice look effect.)
N«»w one way all of ns can help shorten llie war is In
lighten our hells and buy more War Bonds. Yes, still
more. And . . .
If you think you’re buying all the War Bonds you are
able to, imagine-for * minute-that it’s after the
. . . you’re standing at the station ... a hunch of
home-town Iwiys, still in uniform, elimh off the train
. . . one ol them kisses his wife and grab* his kid in
his arms . . .
. . . and lh*n he turns to a young woman beside them,
a girl who looks like his wife’s sister, ami you overhear
him say . . ,
“f at fieri ne. f don't knot* how lo tell you how sorry I
am . . . it’s sueh a shame about Joe ... it makes
me sick all over when I think how he’d In- here today
if the war had only ended a week sooner.”
Think it over. Can’t yon buy a few more War Honda
lo help end the war that week or month sooner? Sure,
it may mean giving up something. Imt what’s that
compared to what they're giving up? And remember,
always—The money you "can't */mrc" may »/>arc a
»i till lev's li/e!
KEEP ON BACKING THE ATTACK!
The El Reno Daily Tribune
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