The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 55, No. 68, Ed. 1 Sunday, May 19, 1946 Page: 4 of 8
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El Reno (Okla.) Daily Tribune
he El Reno Daily Tribune
A Blue Ribbon Newipaper Serving a Blue Ribbon
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d entered a.- . eci nd-dass mall matter under the act of March 3, 1879.
RAY J. DYER
Editor and Publisher
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Sunday, May 19, 1946'
'Nice Place Y'Gof Here, Care if I Move Inf'
DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES BY MAIL IN'CANADIAN AND
BY CARRIER ADJOINING COUNTIES
One Week .....—.........• -20 Ihree Months-------------11.75
Three Months — ---------- $2.50 Stx Months——l-.i—-—-t---..-$3.00
................$9.00 One Year-----------$6-35
Including Sales Tax
Sunday, May 19, 1946
When you do wrone you are entrapping younelf and ruining your
future. Avoid tb, be at least as wise aa a bird In the air. Prov.
1:17: In vein .pread in the sight of any bird; and these
ley in wan . :.tu ii oiood, they lurk privily for their own lives.
More cl the Same
IN si ile oi ihe confusion anil contradiction surroundine
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the efforts to relieve world famine, several facts remain
clear and unchallenged, as they have been since the problem
The world fond shortap? was foreseen, and UNKKA
was set up to alleviate that shortage and prevent starva-
The United States, larg. st food-producing country un-
touche 1 by warfare, wa. destined to be a major source of
'Ihe United .States has not met its UNRRA commit-
lls failure to do so is due in no small part to hesi-
tancy. lack of co-ordination, and an amazing fluctuation
between concern and complacency in the government
agencies responsible lor meeting those commitments.
That much is known by the American jteople, who
most produce or share the reeded fodd. But beyond that
they are pretty much up in the air.
«* * *
V(>W once more they have heard, in a vague, unofficial
x and almost casual way, that Economic Stabilizer Chester
Bowles may recommend a return of rationing in August—
if such action is necessary ami if the American people are
willing to support it..
Blit why August? We have had repeated assurances
that the crisis is at hand. We have seen pictures of dead
and dying victims of starvation in China, India, Greece,
and elsewhere. If rationing in America is necessary to
save lives and if the process of putting rationing back in
motion is slow, why wait until August to begin it?
When the return of rationing was first discussed some
weeks ago, a Gallup pml showed that 59 percent of thost
questioned favored it if it was the only way to feed the
hungry of other lands.
y * * ,
IF Mr. Bowles read and believed Dr. Gallup’s poll, hf
should 1 " ' reasonable idea of the public’s acceptance
And he nre. ’ 11 be encouraged by it. , But, having once
headed OF. it would seem that he might also be concern
id about the effect of bis vague hint of rationing upon the
minority who do not favor it.
For Mr. Bowles probably remembers, as most of us
do. that during the war even a two-weeks’ forewarning o
new or resumed rationing of some item was the signal for
a rush of buying and hoarding. Today, with blaek niai-
kets still flourishing, a half-threat of rationing two and a
half months hence is a hoarding invitation for the greedy
But such an apparent blunder no longer scents re-
markable. It is unhappily typical of the unpreparednesH
uncertainty and disagreement which have marked th
operations of UNRRA, the combined food hoard, the stat<
and agriculture departments and sundry other agencies
charged with the task of fighting the greatest famine ii
By Patricia Clary
United Preaa Corrnaonndent
TJOLLYWOOD, May 18 —(U.R)-
•1-X Dana Andrews, whn t*il ii
Dana Andrews, who tell in
love with sailing when he went lor
a cruise with a Irlcnd, has collect-
ed three sailboats—but still hasn’t
learned to sail ’em.
It all started one day when An-
drews wasn't working and his
had been asleep or not. Site
FIRE! | grove and smoke coining ou.
XXII ) through cracks in the floor and
EBBY didn’t know whether she ,Bu“ bol"*l c'lUBlH ,n ,lhe bumlna
house and her running Uirougn
fields with iter hair burning,, run-
j nlng like the wind and taking
whole fields in two or three big
springy steps, and greul billows of
smoke and Ellie calling "Dcbby,
Dcbby,’’ from way off over a hill.
Thrn there were more billows ot
asleep, because when she first j
smelled it and ran downstairs
Ellie was pounding the flames on
the floor behind the heater witli
the broom, left-handed, and Agnes
was out In the yard.
He said. "Bring me Uie dishpan |smolK’’ und 11 smellcd rank
full of water.’’ and she could see | 'lun«ent' «nd aK“i" E1 * cftU:
When your feet are kept on the ground your nose isn’t
likely to be in the air.
A style exf <
0 s a man takes a drink when de-
1 buys a hat. Then the man taket
A Chicago baking company has announced it will makt
bread from f of corn. Can we expect it to pass itself arouni
The California man who robbed a delicatessen but
took nothing but cheese raises the old question—is he mar.
All that some people realize on some investments is
what fools they’ve been.
We know a fellow who shaves 40 or 50 times a day—
but he's a barber.
Down Memory Lane
May 19, 1921
Diplomas for the completion of the grammar course
at Sacred Heart academy were awarded during a program
in a local theater last right.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Evans and son. Robert, accompanied
by Mrs. Levonia Young and Frank West motored to Med-
icine Park Sunday and enjoyed an outing.
Mrs. Robert Mallonee and baby have returned from u
month's visit with relatives in Hutchinson, Kan.
Miss Lucille Kamm entertained last evening as u
pre-nuptial courtesy to Miss Agnes Fitzgerald.
May 19. 19.16
Funds totaling !?430,000 for enlargement of the United
States reformatory at El Reno have been allocated defi-
nitely in the 1937 department of justice budget, it was an-
The unip’s call of "play ball’’ will be heard here for
the first time this season at 3 p. m. Sunday when the. El
Reno Independents make their initial show on the home
field with Phillips 66 of Oklahoma City
Lee J. Stoneman, postoffiee employe, reports that
somebody must have found out that Indian head pennies
are iust pennies for a whole flock of them have appeared
at tha. poatoftictu------- —..... .tpg
that he had been going Into thi
kitchen to wet the broom In Uie
sink. Bull was lying beside tile
She brought the pun back and
net it on the floor beside him. "Let
me take It," she said. "I got two
Agnes eame in with two bucket:,
of sand, and ufler she had thrown
than oil the bluzc. with Dcbuj
j pounding with the *%room when-
ever Uiev cume up through. It was
all out. Without saying anything
Debby went out to the barn anc.
got the wrench. II had started to
rain, a soft, steady drizzle tha
was cold on her face. When sin,
got back she set the lamp on tho
floor beside the glass tank and
unscrewed the connect Ion. E1U>
and Agnes watched her In sllenct
"Get me a tin can,'' she suid t.
She drained off all tile oil that
was In the pipe Into Uie can, und
then she picked up the tank and
carried It out in the yard. When
she eame buck, she was rubblnt
her hands together. "There," shi
said, and she glanced sideways at
Elbe. “Tomorrow we'll take oui
the rest of tills piece ol Junk"—she
kicked the heater—"and bring
lack the stove."
Elite didn't say anything, and
she picked up the charred blocks
the tank had been set on and.
threw them out of the bark door.
Slie frowned and went into the
kitchen and waalicd her hands.
When she eame back Ellie bad
gone Into the bedroom. Agnes was
standiug there. ’’My," she said,
"that was a close one."
"What would we ever do if Uils
place was to burn down?"
Just the thought of It made
Debby IV1 weak In Uie stomach.
"Don't talk about It," she said.
Agues stared at her. "You been
Debby shook her I lead roughly.
"I got some smoke In my eyes
from that thing" She started to- !
ward the s'.airs.
"Did you have a good Umc at
Uie Dance Hall?" !
"Me&uin no." said Agnes.
"Sure I had a good time. Why
shouldn't I have?"
"That's what I was wondering.'
Debby didn't dare look at her.
She turned quickly and hurried
* * *
QHE lay in bad. and it was as
though her mind was a bird
and the thought of the house
burning down a snake; Uie harder
site tried not to think about it the
more it kept coming up in front
of her there, until she was pretty
near crazy thinking about it. There
was an awful dry, sour taste In her
mouth. She began to Imagine all
aorta of things like being out in
the rain In her pyjamas and hav-
lng. "Debby, Debby, Debby." and
coming nearer und nearer. And
then as though it was ull a part ol
the same dream she was out ol
bed und running across the room
In her bare feet, and when slit)
opened the door she couldn't see
anything but her eyes smarted and
her incut Ii and nose were lull ot
moke and she rtiokcd ana cough-
"Don't try to come down the
stairs," Agnes said, and her voice
from the bottom of the stairs
sounded near and matter-of-fact.
"Shut the door and drop out cf
She shut the door and rail acres:,
to the window. She leaned out.
and she could see dim reel flasher,
flickering across the yard. They
kept coming and going, one every
few seconds, and they came from
the dining room window. But when
she leaned way out and looked
down, she couldn't see flames any-
where. The same soft drizzle was
She went back to the bureau
and lit the lamp, and she put on
her heavy underwear und her
sweat shirt and dungarees and
picture of the Irish setter and
shoes and stockings and under-
wear und the blankets eff the bed.
and now she could hear cracking
noises downstairs. When she took
tile rug und her good coat to the
dow, Ellie was standing there
eatji her, all dressed. "For
crlpes sake.’ he said, "never mind
the Junk. You got to go for help."
“A lot of good help will do!”
sly said. The window was small,
and she had to squirm her way
through it. feet first. When she
got through and was hanging
by. ber hands, she had only about
flje feel to drop, but still It was
a Jolt when she hit the ground,
und she felt shaken and almost
“Never mind about mopin'
around." said Ellie. "You take llie
ear and beat it for town."
(To Be Continued)
stand-in 'Add secretary, Jerry Shel-
don, asked for the day off.
"I'd like to get out on my boat,'
he explained. "Why don’t you come
Andreevs, who. had never been
sailing t(i his llie, came back U>
port a changed man.
"I decided the sailing life was
the one for me," he said. “I bought
some seagoing clothes and a
yachtsman's cap and a library of
naval books and sailing charts—I
was going to do It up right.”
Then, on Sheldon's advice, ho
ordered a 22-foot Albatross. In
which he planned to learn to sail,
"I was waiting for it to be built
when another friend told me about
a beautiful 55-foot cutter, sleeping
eight, that I could get at a terrific
bargain." Andrews said. “I fell In
love with It at first sight and
bought It on the spot.”
He left it at Long Beach for
minor repairs while he dreamed
of trips to Mexico. South America
"I Uiouglit I might even sail It
j in the Honolulu races and come
home with a prize—until I started
reading up and discovered my fine
new cutter would be hopelessly
It almost seemed like fate when
Andrews learned that the 80-foot
ketch Vileehl, sleeping 18, was n
Uie market. One of the 10 best sail-
I lng vessels afloat, it had once won
! the Honolulu event.
"The price nearly knocked me
1 overboard, but I was too dazzled
by visions cf salt spray and victory
to resist.” he said.
Now the Vileehl lies at anchor
off Balboa while workmen prepare
her for the Honolulu classic next
spring. Andrews Is working again
as the star of Samuel Goldwyn's
“The Best Years of Our Lives."
The 55-foot cutter moored In Long
Beach has been all but forgotten.
Andrews refers to it, when he re-
members It, as the "family boat."
And the little boat In which An-
drews expected to learn to sail? It
won't be ready for months.
“My services are for hire, to personally conduct tourist
parties around the battlefields overseas an’ explain how
wa won the war!"
Behind the Scenes
Lesson in English
WORDS OFTEN MISUSED: Do
not say, “We must back up our
employers In this matter." Say,
"We must uphold (or. support) our
employers In this matter.”
Tornado. Pronounce the a as in
ate. not os in ah.
OFI-HN MISSPELLED: Mercen-
ary; ary, not ery.
SYNONYMS: Falsity, falseness,
falsehood, untruth, lie, mendacity.
WORD STUDY: "Use a word
three times and it Is yours." Let
us increase our vocabulary by mas-
Housing Chief Gets
Notice To Vacate
CEDAR RAPIDS, la.. May 18—
(U.R)—Howard McLaughlin is won-
dering Just what his two housing
groups can do about a very per-
sonal housing problem.
McLaughlin, who is state hous-
ing chairman for the American
Legion and also a member of the
Governor's state housing commit-
tee. has received notice to vacate
his office on or before June 15. In
addition, the building where Mc-
Laughlin's apartment is located Is
up for sale.
BY PETER EDSON
NEA Washington Correspondent
WfASHIlMo. -.W. D. C— (NEA)—When Senator Theodore G. Bilbo
’v of Poplaivillc, Miss., walked out on a filibuster of the British
loan to go home and campaign for re-election, he said It was to take
care of "four peckerwoods” who were trying to take his Job twsy
Prominent Mississippians who follow closely the
way politics is played in their native state, claim
m Xffi that a year or so ago Bilbo was beaten. The Word
■ - _ ^ ■ had got around that Bilbo was doing his state ho
U wIbI • good in Washington, that he had no patronage'to
f .37 J speak of. and that he had got the state little or
■ W» A nothing in the way of federal money.
H Then the bills to abolish the poll tax and to
create a pcimanent Fair Employment Practices
t-ommission came up in Congress. Bilbo took out
flB after them. And a choice crew of northern new»-
Edson paper columnists and radio commentators, aided by
the CIO Political Action Committee, took out after
Bilbo. All during the poll tax and FEPC fights these profeMlonaJ
bleeding-hearts railed while Bilbo ranted.
The result was that the people of Mississippi reacted as anyone
with <1 grain of sense should have anticipated. They decided that
if the north didn’t like Bilbo, he must be all right.
A CTUALLY, it isn’t the November election that counts in Missis-
sippi Since there is no Republican opposition, few people bother
to vote unless it's a presidential election year
The primary on July 2 is something else again. That's what counta,
and Bilbo will have to stay home till it’s over. From 150,000 to
200,000 votes will be cast in the primary.
As for Bilbo’s ‘‘four peckerwood” opponents in Ihe primary, ex-
Congrcss'.nan Ross A. Collins of Meridian and Jackson is the best
known. Collins has served 10 terms in Congress. He and Bilbo were
great pals in their early years, and campaigned from the same buggy.
Collins was state attorney genera) when Bilbo was lieutenant gov-
ernor. Later they fell out over settlement of a state anti-trust suit,
and they have been enemies ever since.
This is Collins's third try for the Senate. m
QF the other candidates, Douglas Smith is'a lahdscsfie architect add
greenhouse operator in Jackson. He ran for Congress once, and
got less than 1000 votes in the primary.
Nelson Levings is just out of the Navy, in which he was 11 lieutenant
commander. Levings once ran for lieutenant governor of Mississippi,
und was defeated.
The fourth candidate is Frank (Peachtree) Harper. A great hitch-
hiker, lie is 73 years old und weighs 90 pounds. He used to caffy
peach tree seedlings around, selling them.
Just before the election lists closed, a sixth candidate got into this
race. Tom Q. Ellis, of Water Valley, Miss. Ellis for the past 10 yrtrs
lias lie;ui clerk of the Mississippi Supreme Court, a job to Which he
tens elected and re-elected overwhelmingly. Tom Ellis may glv$
Dilbo and Ross Collins a little trouble
Problem a Day I Look and Learn
tering one word each day. Today’s
her old hunting Jacket. Then, feel- word: MORBIDNESS; stale of be-
ing very calm and only a little bit lug abnormally impressionable, es-
as though she were still dreaming, pecially by ideas of a gloomy na-
shc .started dropping things out turc. "To live alone fosters mor-
of Uie window: her gun and the faidness."
- 1 ad
U. S. Army Group j
A«»ncr to Frrvloio Paaale
1,6 Depicted is
insigne of U.
S. Army -
6 Tree fluid
13 Bread crumbs ” Paradise
steeped in 8 Virginia (ab.)
18 Be dull and
24 Hough lava
azote 5”" ■
29Rosin ‘ .
33 Collection of
34 Goddess of
38 Gem surface
40 Music note
41 Area measure
50 Arrives (ab.)
54 Period of time
55 Frozen water
10 Woody plant
10 Gentle flow
23 Boat paddle
26 Light touch
31 Native (suffix) 45 Challenge
32 Seine 46 Operatic solo
36 Irritates 47 Airplane
37 English river 46 Raised
38 Distant platform
39 It is a unit of
the U. S.-
o , 63 Exempli
21 Compass point Secular gratia (ab.)
28 Short sleep 43 Architectural 56 Transpose.
30 Membranous unit (ab.)
bag 44 Indian 57 200 (Roman)
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The Tribune is authorized tc
announce the candidacies of the
following Individuals, subject to the
primary election July 2: t
ROY J. TURNER
For Justice Supreme Court, Hist. 3:
RANDELL S. COBB
For Judge, Criminul Court Appeals'
JOHN A. BRETT
For 6th Dlst. Representative:
For State Senator:
JIM A. RINEHART
CLAUDE W. CHERRY
For State Representative:
JEAN L. PAZOURECK
E. R. BARNHART
For District Judge:
BAKER H. MELON E
WILLIAM L. FOGG
R. J. KINTZ
For County Attorney:
For County Treasurer:
A. T. "Cap ” MARCH
For County Sheriff:
ART C. JA11N
For County tiurvrvor:
JOE W. MAXEY
For Commissioner, Dlst. No. 1:
J. H. “Bus” GRIFFIN
For Commissioner, Dlst. No. 2:
Win. "Bill’’ DOLEZAL
For Commissioner, Hist. No. 3:
R. G. COURTNEY
A field Is in the shape of a
trapezoid, its parallel sides meas-
uring 6 rods and 14 rods, and its
width 16 rods. How many acres
does the field contain?
1 acre. Explanation — Add 6 and
14; divide by 2: multiply by 16;
divide by 160 (number of square
rods In 1 acre).
FLAN LEGION IIUT
I.AWTON, —lU.R)—Lowery post 22
of the America Legion is making
plans for a campaign to raise
funds to build a new hut in Law-
ton. The legion expects to spend
about $60,000 on the project.
1. What great French actress
appeared on the American stage
after one of her legs had been
2. Is coral a vegetable, mineral,
3. What were the five principal
virtues urged by Confucius?
4. What Biblical king went mad
and ate gross?
5. What does the German word
"meerschaum” literally mean?
1. Surah Bernhardt (1844-1923).
3. Kindness, uprightness, deco-
rum, wisdom, and truth.
By Wiliam Brims
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