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El Keno, (Okla.) Daily Tribune
The El Reno Daily Tribune
A Blue Itibbnn Newspaper Serving a Blue Ilibbon Community
'■sued daily except Saturday from 207 South Rock Island avenue,
•Ao entered ns second-claaa mail matter under the act of March 3, 1870.
RAY J. 1»YKR
till■ ior and Publisher
Bt DOE IIAHLK
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Monday. December II, 1914
But the wages of sin is death, and sinners must change their ways or
pa.v the penalty: I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked, bill
that the wicked turn from ills way nnd live—Ezekiel 33:11.
'PHE temper of America is away from isolationism, tis the
1 result of the Nov. 7 elections proved. Our European
lions in Rhineland cities, have
figured prondniently in recent
neutral press dispatches. The Rhine*
land and Bavarin have been men-
81 50 ttoned as the seats of gravest ten-
sion, but Silesia nas also been cited
n» a third danger zone.
It was in Silesia that the Nazis
began crocking down on elements
said to have been associated with
Karl Ooerrleler, one-time mayor
of Lcijrzig, in the alleged plot
against Adolf Hitler on July 20.
According to various neutral re-
ports, the nptl-Nasl demonstra- j
lions took place In Cologne and i
other Rhineland cltir during Oe- j
tober. The manifestation, of unrest
were said to have been quickly
fillies had a ripht to rejoice in thal result, since it was as suppressed by Heinrich Himmler's
much to their interest as ours. j strengthened ss (elite gunrdt and
But now the political aftermath of liberation in Europe I
almost makes it seem as if these same allies were
us to return to a cynical, isolated frame of mind.
Certainly the role of liberator is a delicate and diffi-
cult one. Old discontents could not he forgot tan in countries
where the end of Nazi domination meant the chance to
start over, with a clean political slate. Nor could liberating
forces avoid the task of maintaining order until a stable,
popularly acceptable government could he established.
Vet the tiisk is lining complicated by clashes of desires
between the liberating' powers which are fanning the fires
of civil dissent ion and piling resentment on top of grati-
tude. Few can doubt that, in the end these clashes will be
resolved with the establishment of governments in Poland,
Yugoslavia, Romania and Bulgaria that Russia finds ac-
ceptable, and of governments in Belgium, the Netherlands,
Italy and Greece that are acceptable to Great Britain.
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OUT what about “the consent of the governed?” Take the
D example o! Italy. All six political parties agreed to the
appointment of Count Carlo Sforza as foreign minister.
But the British did not approve the appointment, apparent-
ly because they consider Sforza nnti-Badoglio and anti-
So are fi lot of other Italians, it would seem. Never-
theless, Count Sforza didn’t get the job.
Polish patriots did not have the strength to drive out
the Nazis. But millions of thum chose to live and die at
the hazardous business oi resistance, thus paving the way
for liberation. Surely they have earned the light to choose
their own governors.
Yet Russian has not suggested accepting a coalition
cabinet in Poland and adjoining territorial settlement until
a freely elected government takes office.
* # #
r\NLY in France have the patriots won out. And there
they needed favorable circumstances and superior lead-
ership to overcome the long opposition of the American
and British governments.
Except in Fiance, we have stayed clear of these dis-
putes. Our hands-off policy is probably wise if we would
save our greatest strength to apply within the framework
of the united nations organization. But it is also the policy
The Atlantic charter respects “the right of all peoples”
to choose their form of government and presumably its
administrative officers. The united nations organization
is based on “the principle of the sovereign equality of all
But political events in Europe seem to be steering to-
ward contradiction of these principles to which the majority
$f Americans subscribe.
An unwelcome guest is one who knocks at your door
and continues to do so after he gets in.
persons being killed whoa tbe poller'
llrrrl on tilt demonstrator.- and as ,
a consequence of reprisals.
Tne Busier Arbeitcrzcitung salt!
Hint (be demonstrators, led by |
-voikers, had marched through th.
streets shouting such slogans a-
"Peace," "Save our oitlyV and j
"Down with this clog's life.” It is '
noteworthy that during October,
when Swiss nocoimts said (ho dem-
onstrations took plaoe, the Nazi
Koclnische Zeltung issued a gratui-
tous warning to dissident elements, j
declaring that it was "not enough
. . . to arouse tlie masses. but it
Is necessary to have at least
equally good arms now that even
the police have been equipped with
That Himmler’s police are being
armed to ttio teeth to resist pos-
sible internal revolt was also re-
ported recently by the Schaffliatisen
Arbeiterzeltung, width said that
grenades and rifles had been issued
to those concerned with kcping
Dispatches on conditions inside
Bn vaita stop short of leportlng
actual clashes, but they lelcct. I
nevertheless, ,i grim hostility to the I
Nazi regime and a distinct tiare- j
up of anti-Prussian sentiment j
Prom available reports, bomb-shat- I
tered Munich, scene of the abortive
Nazi beer hall putsch ill 1923, now
seems to parallel Cologne's position
in the Rhineland as a center ol
* * *
F)OTH the Swiss newspaper Welt-
** woche and the Stockholm TiJ-
ningen have reported widespread
anti-Nazi feeling in Munich, with
the Swedish newspaper declaring
that Communist slogans inscribed
on walls were seen lroquently. Dc-
Club at Y
By Tom M. Marks
County Agent At Large
BY TRIBUNE COE
YUKON. Dec. 11—1
QTILLWATER, Dec. 11 (Special >—
December usher: In Ihe "hot
stove" '...idt nmg season. That is
If you have your garden manured chib met for noon
nnd plowed. In rase you hnvi n't nesday.
done these jobs, the hot stove
season doesn’t start until they have
been properly taken care of.
Hot stove gardening Is enjoyable
and requires a minimum of pliys- piano number,
ieal effort which should make it
attractive to gardeners who find they
are somewhat allciqi; to the hoe.
Do not get the wrong id on about
"hot stove gardening" because it
Is very important and if left un-
done detracts Just that much from
The guest speaker
an. president of City
Miss Alma May
Guests of the clut
William Robert Ki
Burning. Ga.. Elme
Kansas City. Mo.. Mi
lips and Mrs. Jean P
Mr. nnd Mrs. Jol
the chances of a successful garden sons, Warren and P
homa City, visited M
ter. Mrs. Calvin Ap
Rev. and Mrs. C. A
ited friends in Oklali
Behind the Scenes
BY PETER EDSON
NEA Staff Correspondent
pUMORS of further cnbinet shifts in the Roosevelt administration
■ are but one symptom of the genera] feeling of impending change
which now hangs over Washington. Not sinee the time, nearly two
years ago, when tho prince-makers almost succeeded in persuading
Harold I eke-' that, he was to become Secretary ol
Labor with Paul McNutt succeeding him as Secre-
tary of the Interior, has the back stairs gossip flown
about so freely. And. as usual, none of the principals
concerned m the current crop of carefully planted
rumors knows anything about what solid ground
there may be around the roots of the grapevine.
Secretary of Commerce Jesse Jones seems to bo
the intended victim of tho latest putsch. The report
that ho would bo forced to retire to his former
position .s a mere head of tho Reconstruction
Finance Corporation stems from a hope of many
ardent New Dealers who would like to see him
replaced, by a liberal, because lie is considered too
conservative. Also, Secretary Jones is blamed by the Now Dealers
for three things which they have tried to hang on him but which they
have never proved against him—the Texas anti-fourth term revolt or
last summer, tho crisis in rubber, the fend with Henry Wallace over
the old Board of Economic Warfare programs. •
By Hazel Hartzog
United Press Correspondent
■TOLLYWOOD. Dec. ll-(U.P>-Tom
** Conway stepped onto stage 7
, at RKO-Ilndio studio, ready for a
-eene with pretty brunette Ann
Rutherford for "Two o’Cloek Cour-
The big hot stove job is that of
making a detailed garden plan. A
plan to servo as a guide and plant-
ing calendar for next year'} ac-
tivities as well os to determine nesday.
seed, plant, fertilizer, insecticide, and Mr. and Mrs. C.
other supplies and equipment need- family entertained i
ed for the 1ft .season. Farlj pill’- day when guests wer
( basing of supplies of r.li kinds Is p. c. McKinney. Mr
desk able. Tiro plan soould also eock, son, Wayne Ch
set forth the various veaet bias to j. L Summers
be included in the garden ns well
as the space allotted to enrii one.
All this opens the door to one of ,
tho most interesting phases of the n x' '.s!,rc *
hot stove program. This is the ex-
plating of seed catalogs and the
loafing In the local seed stores to
find what tlu-v have ta offer in
the way of new things in 1945.
A successful hot stove garden former’s mother. Mi
season results in a detailed work- vak. and family,
able plan of action to guide 194ft Mrs. Gladvs Alder
activities. Gardeners might, well Mrs. Rolland Swaii
adopt the maxim, "Plan youi gar- Wednesday,
den and work your garden plan.
* * *
Mrs. J. C. Bnruli
Mr, and Mrs. A. S. P
and son. John Willi?
City. Tuesday nfterr
Mr. and Mrs. Fran
Spearman. Tex., ar
Mrs. S. S. Sanger
Tuesday after a tv
Waynoka, with her sons and
Dr. nnd Mrs. W. B. EM
THIE trial balloon put up on the possibility that Vice President Henry
Wallace would succeed to the Secretaryship of Commerce met
with an almost unanimous note of disapproval. Other names now
being bandied about as candidates more acceptable to the business
world are Chester BowlJs and Paul G. Hodman. The difficulty with
both of these men is 1!. • the.- arc now doing other Important jobs—
Bowles as bead ot Oflicn of Price Administration and Hoffman,
president of Studchaker, .as head of the Committee for Economic,
Development, helping business plan for postwar lull employment.
In addition to the Commerce possibility, Wallace's name lias also
been mentioned in connection with Slate Department and Agriculture
posts and various ambassadorships. If the Commerce-post sounds
screwy lor a man with rio business experience, it should lie remcm-
hcicd that before Jones, tin's cabinet position was held by Harry
. Efforts to build bonfires for more cabinet shifts are only one
spi ■■ us mention of Communist j manifest it ion of the do-ire on the part of some of the young fixers
in Washington to give the administration a new lease on life. Gov-
ernor Dewey's campaign charge that “It's time for a change!” finds
the Catholic clergy and former \ an echo in this desire to replace some of the older men—the tired
slogans, the Nazis seem to be dl
reeling then wrath mainly against
Catholic liolitical leaders. j, old men—with new young bloods. Stettinlus at 44 succeeding Hull
As the Swiss Oazctte de Laus- j! at 77, Forresial at 52 succeeding Knox at 70 are considered steps in
anne reported mass arrests of
The federal trade commission will investigate the
eigaret shortage to see if any law has boon violated. We’re
sure the law of averages has.
Being unsuccessful at ruling
threatens to do just the opposite.
the waves, Germany
The battle is on to see which state leads in the sixth
war bond drive. We sincerely hope all -18 win!
Now is your chance to play a part in big business—
the nation’s biggest! Buy war bonds!
priests and former members of the
Catholic Bavarian People's party,
the domestic Oeiman press quoted
Kreislelter Denncrl as denouncing
\yhat he called tty- "Munich men-
tality." The N»zt ol'fjcial told a
mass meeting that this fmjhitalily"
consisted of a lack of hatred for
Germany's enemies and the "de-
featist" hope that alter the war
it will moke a difference "whether
one was a Bavarian or a Prussian,
a Protestant or a Catholic."
the right direction.
Look and Learn Problem a Day
li!After the adoption of the coii- i lf i! u,kt's 7 davs of 5 hours each
•tl tut ion, which was the first state ^ ? n*n to ‘“y i50'000 ,b™ks' T
many men will be required lo Un-
admitted to the union? : 72.oco bricks in 4 days of ltm, hours
2. Who discovered the. circulation 'each?
of the blood?
3. Approximately how fast can an
Continued anti-Nazi sentlmejU in! 4' Is ,llf’ Tlopic of Cancer north
Silesia, whence sprung die alleged jor *®Mth of the equator?
Goerdeler plot, was indicated ra- | 5. Whnt is the English "'’.Ire pur-
rent ly in the fact that D. Roland
Freisler, head of the Nazi "people’s
court,” went there to make a
speech In which he declared that
Down Memory Lane
Dec. 11, 1934
R. G. Courtney, former chairman of the Canadian
county board of commissioners and who has been re-elected
to serve as a member of *.hat body for the next two years,
was elected president of the county commissioners of Okla-
homa at a session held in Oklahoma City today.
"some remnants of the so-called
internal enemy . . . belong to the
same circles ns have been opposed
to National Socialism since 1933."
According to the Stockholm Dag-
bladet, the highest- judge of "polit-
ical criminals" In Germany, who i
has been passing ruthless sentences
on "defcatests,” admitted that the
Nazis wore sitting on a keg of dyna-
mite. Ho said that "defeatism”
in Germany would be certain to
rear its licnd "if leniency or some-
thing like that was shown."
2. •William Harvey, English ana-
tomist and physician (1578-1657).
3. More than 60 miles an hour.
ft. Installment plan buying.
2 men. Explanation—The time
: required by one man to lay 1.000
bricks is equal to the product of 7.
5. nnd 5 divided by 150: multiply j: (reel, and atom ramo Miss Ruther
1 1 0 by 72. and divide by the prod- i ford, driving a taxicab
I uet of 4 nnd 10S.
The set was laden with fog so
dense that people moving about np-
' peared only as shadowy figures.
"You know." Conway said before
the scene started, "it was fog such
as this that was responsible for ire
becoming an actor."
That seemed as dense ns the bil-
lowy wisps of fog. so he went on
"Back in England when I was a
glass salesman unvoting thiough
the British Isles by automobile. I
vs us in Glasgow, Scot land, culling on
a good customer who was also activo
in a Little Theater group.
I “He was casting the next play
and wanted me lo take a role. I
toid him I couldn't because of my
Blass business, ro he bought up my
quota and forced me into the play.
From there. Conway said, a stock
compary manager sow him anti til -
lered him a job—which he refused
because the glass business was still
I better than the stage as far as
: money went.
Then came the fog.
! Conway raid be was driving out
j of Glasgow when the fog rolled In.
i completely cutting him off from
i tlie world.
"It was so cold and damp I just
I decided to get a job where there
wouldn't be any traveling in fog.
rain and snow.
"I turned around and went back
to Glasgow and started my stage
"Well, log changed the course of
my career once, maybe it will again.”
he said, preparing for the next scene
with Miss Rutherford.
But he didn't know what was in
Conway stepped out into a foggy
| "J^ETTIE McNALI.Y.
I ^ ’ and Norma Haley, Jones, top-
| ]>ed other Oklahoma entries in the *!>'• at Miami. Captai
1944 National Junor Vegetable
Growers association's production-
marketing contest. Professor Grant
B. Snyder of Massachusetts State j'®“ f^onM>’r'
college,, advisory chairman for the
croup, announced at the associa-
tion's loth annual convention In
Rochester. N Y
W. Sanger and famil
Mrs Otto Griffin rt
word from her brotliei
Conner is with the n
Visitors at the hoi
Mrs. J. W Faulkner
were Mrs. Rex McK
The two girls receive a $25 War p:impa Trx JlH. Sm
Lund each in tlie national contc
Tex.. Fred Smith. Y
through scholarship funds. The Mrs Hubel., Smll|,
Nancy Sue. of Bannc
Faulkner and Mr nil
The Women's Missii
the Baptist church ol
contest includes a may of el tc-
ient production and maikethv.'
In (thuds and a report on the en
Hants vegetable project.
Youths in 44 states competed for
the awards. In the southern re- of prayer for one ho
gion. top honors were won by How- noon the past week,
ard Blalock. Dm ham. N. C. The covered dish lun'cheoi
national champion shin w <.-> won day to end the week'
bV Donald F Sullivan of Pol dam.
POTATO WEIGHS 7 POUNDS
BONHAM. Tex,—(U.R)— Fanner
Ernest Chaffin is exhibiting the
"King of Sweet Potatoes.’ 'The
yam weighs seven pounds and four
ounces, and measuring 21 V_. inches
around tbe shmt way and 26 Inches
the long way.
Private Breger Abroad
Led by the effective antics of Cecil Wright, former
junior hiphschool scoring ace who was unleashed Monday
night in a forward l>erth. El Reno Indians took t well earn-
ed count of 2-1-21 from a local alumni squad in the first
basketball contest of the new season.
Lesson in English
1 roop 88 of El Reno Boy Scouts will be in charge of
distributing turnips to needy families in El Reno. The tur-
nips to be gathered today will be available at the First
Methodist church Wednesday for all who call for them.
Harry Abramson, state field supervisor for FERA hous-
ing surveys, was in El Reno today to meet with materials
dealers, building contractors and other interested individ-
uals to discuss plans for the government’s housing projects, better" impro\*e
WORDS OFTEN MISUSED: Do
not say. "I have never seen such
an Interesting play." Say, "I have
never seen so interesting a play."
Maintenance. Pronounce man-tc-
nans, first a as in sav, ms In na
unstressed, second a os in at un-
stressed, accent first syllable.
OFTEN MISSPELLED- Suit (act
of suing). Suite tas, a suite of
rooms.) Suite u, pronounced sweet
SYNONYMS: Reform, remedy,
ar c-j rs n ' —■— STUDY: "Use a word
Mrs. hdna Kelly was named worthy matron of the three times and it is yours." Let us-
Eastem Star at the annual election of officers Hondav tnw**se our vocabulary by master-
night. Others chosen were g. Joseph M*resh, worthy pa- U1£ mc wor4 e*ch day. Today's
tron; Mrs. Geneva Henderson, associate matron; Mrs. <3er» woura chabtise; to pumsp. as by
trude Clark, secretary; Mrs. Nettie n Wnnri« tM<n«.v whipping; to dKctpiinr. The
The script called for her to miss
Conway by n narrow margin—but in
tlie denseness she misjudged the
distance and hit him.
"If this continues, tlie fog not
only will change my career, it will
finish it—that is. with a little help
from Ann," he said ruefully as he
nibbed a bruised Shin.
* * *
IACKIE COOPER, former juvenile
film star now stationed at Great
Lakes naval training center, is here
to sec ills fiancee. June Horne.
Arriving by plane Friday, after
being away 14 months. Cooper de-
clared no place in tlie world ever
looked so good, nor any girl as good
Tlie naval trainee, wiio was taken
off planes twice because oi lack of
priority, said lie would be hero only
a few days.
Wounded Service Men
NEW YORK. Dec U—<U.U' Eight
thousand men r.iiu women are now
A lovely birthday i
with holly centered tl
M>'.s. R. a. Miers
Members of tlie Me
enjojvd the monthly
ty and banquet iu th
of the eburch Wed
honoring those who h
days in November and
eluding Mr. and Mr.s
Mr. and Mrs. R. A
Waller Evans. Mrs.
way. Mrs. James Bool
attending monthly classes in nit and ; Holli.mi
tail express subjects under an em-
ployee-training program adopted a
year ago bv the Railway Express
Agency, L. O Head, president, an Clulst,n“a earote an‘;
appeared to find and
As the war progressed and more
men were called into service—there
arc now 21.000 Express company
employees ip tlie armed forces—it
became increasingly evident that
steps had to be taken to train new
employees, hence the training pro-
Fiun was inaugurated to facilitate n ,ni Rhra7i < L
handling of the wide range of com- Mr and Mrs^ Hng ac!
modules that move in express chan-
While the training program is un-
der the direction of the public rela-
tions department lirte. the work is
carried on in the 13 operating areas
present a Christmas w
About 50 persons en
Mb-, a fid Mrs. Wa:
Tuesdav for their ho
seph, Mo., after sp(
days with Mi. Ping's
M. F. Ping, and sist
body of her mother li
and Mrs. Fred Smi
by which the company covers the their golden wcddiic
country, with district local super- („ n tmu-se which once
visors in charge of training in es- tont blll whlch was lr
pecinUy equipped classrooms in ter- lo Gloucester aboard i
initials, and offices.
80 years ago.
“Hev, Pete! Your medical discharge for bad eyes just
j CINCINNATI, Dec. 11 -(U.R)- Mor-
ris Holtzman is u war plant work-
er and a member of tlie civil air
patrol, but lie derives his greatest
pleasure as a magician pulling allied
nations* flags out of hats for wound-
| "They make tlie finest audiences
in the world," lie saj.s.
Holtzman. who served in the reg-
ular army for seven years, became a
magician while stationed at Fort .
Th dinar. Kv, and laier entertained
lib, buddies in the Panama Canal
N< w he av«s rugular «hows at the
USO, at Uinken airport and lor
wounded servicemen who stop for
a while at the Union tormina.
< f ■ 1 ■ ■ - ’■ V- gtia S',n.Ii ti( In. . Wuflt' nj;hf
“Yes. my father follower! ua when we eloped and hr
iff with us ever since "
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