The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 60, No. 105, Ed. 1 Sunday, July 1, 1951 Page: 4 of 16
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Sunday. July 1. 1851
The measure of civilization Is shown by the place women occupy in
respect and honor. Husbands love your wives, even as Christ also loved
the church.—Epti. 6:25.
Beware of 'Witch Hunt'
THE "clear and present danger” test under which the
supreme court upheld the convictions of 11 top Ameri-
can ( ommunists has now become a clear and present danger
for'the rest of the Communist party in the United States.
It does not mean, of course, that it is illegal to be a Com-
munist in this country, but it does mean that it is illegal to
teach and advocate overthrow of the government. This has
been pretty clear to all Americans—except the Commies
and their fellow-travelers—for as long as we’ve been in
business as a free nation.
Now another batch of the party’s leaders in the U. S. has
been rounded up by the FIJI for trial on the same conspiracy
charges. And the howling from the "American Kremlin,"
a diab loft building in downtown New York, is loud enough
to be heard in the tiniest Commie cell across the country.
THERE is good reason for the howling, which ought to be
x pleasant music for the rest of us.
For one thing, the FBI’s net this time caught some pretty
important CP characters. Some said they were the “second
string” leaders, groomed to take over while the top 11 went
to jail : others pointed out they were the leading Communist
tacticians in the U. S., the ones who told the little Commies
what to think, and in reality, phantom bosses whose im-
portance was concealed by the so-called top 11.
Whichever description is correct, these were no little fish.
Nobody is going to be foolish enough to forget there are
a lot more fish in the U. S. Communist pond. But little by
little, as the leaders are hauled away, the small-fry will have
no one to guide them and will start hiding under the rocks.
Another reason for all the howling from Red headquar-
ters is financial. It cost the party, as some insiders figure it,
about a million dollars for the losing defense of the 11
leaders now headed for prison. This time there are 21 to
f.,naiatU7L,lyL t,ie office back in Moscow sends out
lunds so the branch Kremlins can maintain their dirtv work
bat not enough for expenses like this. And the liberal pinkos
who were once so busy helping the Communist-front organi-
zations a while back aren’t being so liberal any more.
THINGS, in fact, are so tough that the Daily Worker has
had to whittle down the size of its paper, and Eugene
?haT“ourhnAIrtvt HS sudden|V announced
pgj„ our parfy does not and will not cooperate with the
(By Oddis WxfclpisAh
COPYRIGHT 1951 »Y NEA SERVICE, INC.
We had never suspected the U. S. Commies of any such
cooperation, hut we are happx about all the howling.'
It means that the Reds, having been on the offensive for
a long time, are now on the defensive. There will be Reds
around for a long time more, to be sure, but we are whittling
down their effectiveness. America has recognized the "clear
and present danger,” and the Commies are on the run.
Now that they are, let’s watch nut for one other clear
whniPrt?nt-dfn8er:, et 8 not Ket so excited we turn the
whole thing into a witch hunt.
A scientist says this is the age of insects, not of man
He likely just got back from vacation.
rhe giraffe is one of the most expensive zoo animals
High overhead may be the reason. animals.
Through fingerprints is about the only way a crook can
make a good impression. ’ 1™°K tan
lum™it, t,1!* our
Down Memory Lane
a i* u, i i . Ju,v 1931
the Anstine hote[ ha SSeJThe 5 McTa™1
by the supreme assemE „nhe ^dlr ofr"• E°“,of col,,rs
He is the first local Mai!to i52J
years ago he took his Masonic degrees in Pal F,^ty'n}ne
active the local chapter during JSylhi J2uj
Ha,..” liTC,^^XrSe,f,i0n *"* Bici‘,"rd »”■<
Ground. «t “Eln «hm are t rcT‘ r this "“k-
tiona] soil placed on the curiums' a !! T T l ed and «ddi-
John R. Ross to construct retaining halbeen let to
of the Central school ground! 8 8 °" the east 8lde
courte^unda^Sef'tl, HtFc“nlrv <** *•»
H. performJtS tot Tn tL No s °S the «“““■■
Greenleaf was ulavimr „ i f ‘ 5 bole. which is par 3.
Joseph M. Ozmun, Dr^AInhl ,f [s?me which included Dr.
Gebhart. > • 1 L. Johnson and Miss Marjorie
gueftsoyMr^nd M«\CTS°nlf0f £°ri?’ IU’ were week-end
Mr. aid Mrs: Cars™ stenLPt enb5U,jh’ 619 S?uth Roberts.
baugh home while enroute to cSfiXto for a 'v^Ln^ip.
THE STORY: As soon as I
leai nvd that Carl Metzker was a
Communist courier, I had to flee
for my life. I assumed the Iden-
tity of a Caroline Leigh, whom
Carl had killed, and convinced
Bart Jonathan, her dead husband's
lawyer, that I was her. But Carl
followed me clear to Hollister,
Ind. I barely escaped Carl and
now I'm waiting at the railway
station for a train to take mr
away from Carl again. I called
Bart, but he only told me to "stay
there and be sensible."
* * *
rpHE .station telegraph key started
chattering. As he moved to-
ward it, the telegrapher said,
"You're Mrs. Leigh, ain't you?"
“I—>«s." It would be foolhardy
to try to explain that, since Bart
Jonathan knew I was Mary Tobias,
there was no need to continue the
"Thought so." He ripped off an
answer on his sending key; then,
"Friend of yours was here a while
ago, thought you might be takin'
M.v heart went on beating, but
it pumped ice water, not warm
" Twasn't Bart Jonuthan,
neither." The man looked wise,
nastily wise. "You in trouble, Mrs.
‘This—this man—" I ignored his
question—"what did he look like?
Fortylsh? Your height, only
heavier? Sandy mustache?"
Ma am," the man paid no at-
tention to the insistent key at his
elbow, "you have got trouble.
I had known it would be, and
I had been a fool not to know that
Carl would have thought of the
train. I looked at the clock. It was
after midnight now, still almost an
"Where—which way to Jona-
"Two blocks down the track,
'most two more to your right."
Bart had said "Well be right
over." "We"—who else could it
be but Carl? Carl, whose lies Bart
would believe. I Ucd.
The cold wind, still sharp with
rain-smell, was a blessed relief. I
sucked ill great breaths ol it. If
only I could find a policeman or
the police station!
Behind me. headlights swept on-
to Main Street—from about two
blocks down. Frantically I sought
cover. There wasn't any.
Too far down the station plat-
form. a railroad yardman was busy
getting ready for the 1:09. Across
the track was a grain elevator and
a warehouse or two with loading
docks. But I hey w ould expect me
to hide there.
There was no time for Indecision.
Beyond the depot, tires protested as
I he brake was lilt, i ran.
My fear ran with me and grew
as my feet pounded out "Carl—
Carl—Carl" no matter how silent
I tried to be. I almost took the
man s arm off as I caught hysteric-
ally at his sleeve.
Please! I—I've got to have a
' Huh. lady?" the yardman pro-
tested. “You kill somebody?"
"No, no." I almost moaned It.
"Please—you've got to—"
He disengaged my fingers from
his sleeve He looked behind me.
toward the station. Then he took
my arm. "I'll find you a cop, but
we gotta hurry. The train—"
* * *
LIK hustled me around the low
shed that must have been a
section house. From the dark be-
hind us came a shout, someone
running, and I gasped. “Hurryl
Please hurry!" The man beside
me swore, but he hurried. It was
all I could do to keep up.
His car was parked on a sida
street beyond the railroad yard.
He jumped m from the right,
growled something as I followed,
and started rolling almost as the
motor caught. I was sobbing out-
right. weak from the fright and the
too-many shocks of the night, and
he let me cry.
Away from the depot and with
no signs of pursuit, he leaned over
and turned on his lights.
"Listen, lady the cops—I mean
I took a deep breath. "I haven’t
killed anybody." My voice sounded
wooden. "I—they're trying to kill
He made another turn; Main
Street, better lighted than the
others, loomed ahead again. He
sounded skeptical as he said, "Sure
it's not your Imagination?"
I didn't answer.
Then; "You're Paul
widow, aren't you?”
“No. I'm not!” I snapped. "I said
I was because—because—" I
stopped. How could I tell him?
Why try? I said, "How far is It to
the ixillce station?"
“Back past the depot."
So that was why the circuitous
route through town.
Another left turn, In silence. I
looked at him, head Jutting angrily
forward, as If he were searching
the darkness beyond the fan of
light from his headlamps.
The car had slowed, but I had
the feeling, suddenly, that all time
was getting away from me.
"What 11 Bart—what If they get
to the police first? I mean—"
‘‘Now lady, look—"
I sat back, properly slapped
down, murmuring. "I'm sorry. I—"
* * *
/CANNOT think of much else
but the cease-fire operation
In Korea and what It means to
America. It Is difficult in situ-
ations like this not to be swayed
by emotion rather than Judg-
Cf this we can well beware.
Robert Montgomery, in an ad-
dress given at the 56th Congress
of American Industry made some
forthright statements In words
simple and strengthening to read
and repeat. Like this: "When In
the course of human events, in-
human forces arise to threaten
freedom, we who are still free
arise to defend it. We have met
the challenge before and beat it
down. We have learned the need
for unending vigilance. We are
vigilant now. We are united, de-
termined and strong. Wc are
strong because we are free, and
we have been bred to value free-
dom far above our lives.
"This mortal conflict in which
we are presently engaged is not
Just a struggle between com-
munism and free enterprise. I
believe it involves the question
that man is or Is not Just an-
other animal. Is he, as Is Indi-
cated by Soviet rule, Just an
animal—with a mind, or Is he
as we believe, something differ-
ent—a son of God?
And after all, isn't everything
for which wc are fighting, dying,
and striving to uphold predicated
on this belief? Call it freedom
from tyranny, call It rugged in-
dividualism, or call It what you
will, It all adds up to some part
of God in every man.
For centuries men have will-
ingly died for this principle and
for centuries to come wc will
continue to die, before this con-
cept can be proven, but life
without It Is horrible to con-
The name of the author of the
following lines escapes me but as
a message for this Sunday morn-
ing it is better said than I can
"Rejoice, whatever anguish
rend your heart,
That God has given you for a
To live In these great times
and have your part
In Freedom’s crowning hour."
“Good morning, madam ... I have a dandy little item
___no front door should be without...”
★ WASHINGTON COLUMN ★
BY PETER EDSON
NEA Washington Correspondent
Two-Year Extension Would Put
Price Control Out of Politics
JJE pulled up beside a building
whose one-story rear gradu-
ated to a two-story front. “If It’s
Jonathan yiou're afraid of. want
me to look inside first?”
“The back way?"
"Sure, Mrs.—uh, lady.”
“I'll come with you.” Already
I was getting out. Being left
There was a frosted glass door
at the side, but he walked past it
toward the rear and I followed.
“Watch it, it's dark." he warned,
going ahead of me round the cor-
ner of the building.
I I hesitated. There had been no
Leigh's light beyond that frosted glass. It
was too late.
Carl Metzker stepped In front of
me, a gun in his hand.
(To Be Continued)
Indian Relics Are
Found in Virginia
Breed of Feline
breed of cat
V It has a thick
ruiT of long,
15 Craft ■
18 Tedal digit
2 Roman (
4 Alleged force
» 6 Scope
, 7 Ruthless *£
8 Smooth and 1?
12 River in
17 Ream (ab.)
23 Hebrew letter 20 Scntry
24 Electrical unit 21 Breathed
32 Minute skin
35 Year between
12 and 20
38 Diminutive of
39 Written form
47 Lung disease
51 Biblical city
57 Rounded and
27 Window glass
44 Arctic gulf
46 Pseudonym of
47 Canvas shelter
52 Fish part
54 Symbol for
56 Chinese unit
WASHINGTON,-.June 30«-<U.R>— '}
Utensils and artifacts discovered ™
on the site of what may have been
the first English trading post In
America now are on exhibition at
the Smithsonian Institution.
The objects, found in the region
of Hampton, Va., were excavated
by Alvin W. and Joseph B. Brit-
tlngham. Hampton, or Klcotan as
the Indians called It, was visited
by John Smith In 1608 and shortly
thereafter was set up as a satellite
settlement of the Jamestown col-
The Indians were driven out in
1610, leaving behind pottery, stone
utensils, and glass beads repre-
senting the basic exchange mate-
rial used by Europeans In barter-
ing with the Klcotan tribes.
Among the objects presented to
the Smithsonian is a green-glazed
spouted Jug of Mediterranean, pos-
sibly Spanish, origin. Further evi
deuce of a Spanish landing was
the collar of a Spanish olive jar
and fragments of a blue-and-
white bleeding bowl.
Other relics found Include
wrought-iron sword hilt of a type
used in Elizabeth England, the fir-
ing mechanism of a match-lock
musket, and strips of lead bullets
as they came out of mold.
Pointing to early Dutch contacts
with the Indians arc a yellow
Dutch brick and medieval "cocks-
head" hinge, part of the building
materials brought to this country
for construction of permanent
The earliest household object in
the collection is the handle of i
rare type of Elizabethan "seal
head" spoon, made of "lattcn." i
kind of brass.
WASHINGTON, June 30— t NEA)
• —One angle of the drive
against Inflation may not have
been sufficiently pointed up. It is
the Idea that price control au-
thority which congress was asked
to extend beyond June 30 Is logic-
ally a two-year plan.
This should probably be said
some other way to avoid that hated
word, “plan,” which always seems
to connote socialistic government
Early in 1951, Defense Mobiliza-
tion Director Charles E. Wilson
put forward a three-year plan of
this type for industrial raw mate-
rials. It has been generally ac-
cepted without too much protest
It makes sense.
It Involves principally the allo-
cation of steel, copper, aluminum
and other scarce materials. De-
fense production gets first call on
available supplies. Civilian produc-
tion gets cut back.
In this process some businesses
are naturally going to get hurt.
But the government does not hold
out to these hurt industries the
prospect of only continued short-
ages for the indefinite future. De
fense agencies immediately took
*iteps to increase the supply of
these scarce materials. Steel and
aluminum production were stepped
Washington. "My burning ambi-
tion Is to scoop everybody with a
proposal to write controls off the
books. And that's exactly what
I'm going to do the minute I feel
controls arc no longer necessary."
This was all right as a declara-
tion of intent. It paralleled Mo-
bilizer Wilson's three-year plan
for removing allocation controls
on industrial materials. But It
didn't go far enough.
QN food supplies and most con-
sumer goods, the planning does
not seem to have been so smart.
Or rather, the planning may have
been all right, but the execution
Economic Stabilizer Eric John-
ston. for instance, has made sev-
eral statements that he was ask-
ing for economic controls for a
limited period only. Knowing that
price controls become irksome to
buyers and sellers alike, and soon
lose their effectiveness, Mr. John-
ston has argued that he was ask-
ing business and the public to put
up with these inconveniences dur-
ing the mobilization period alone.
"The critical test will come dur-
ing the next two or three years,"
Mr. Johnston told the Common-
wealth club In San Francisco.
“Time is short and controls must
be made to work as a bulwark
against Inflation until our expand-
ed plant capacity permits produc-
tion to keep pace with demand,
both military and civilian.
"And we can be rid of controls!"
Mr. Johnston told the U. S. cham-
ber of commerce annual meeting in
ipHE department of agriculture
■R came forward with no two or
three-year plan to increase food
production goals so that price con-
trols might be removed by say
1953. No such program was ac-
tively presented to the congress,
the farmers, the wholesale and re-
tail trade or the consuming pub-
lic. President Truman’s fireside
ohat to the nation on the evils of
inflation muffed this point com-
House and senate banking com-
mittees have pretty well cut up the
price control provisions and credit
controls in the defense production
act to suit their own fancies. There
is no telling what will come out
of the votes on the floor and later
compromise conference between
the two houses of congress.
A two years' extension would
have left the issue something that
could have been debated in the
1952 campaign. It could then have
been decided by the voters, and
by the 83rd congress which meets
in 1953. But it would have taken
administration and details of con-
trolling prices out of politics. And
it would have fitted price controls
right in with the three-year mo-
Lesson in English
WORDS OFTEN MISUSED: Do
not say. “Which of the two build-
ings is the largest?" Say. “Is the
larger," when referring to two.
Oppress. Pronounce the » as in on.
not as In no.
OFTEN MISSPELLED: Proceed;
two e1*. Procedure; one e before
SYNONYMS: Ample, copious,
plentiful, plenteous, abundant, rich.
WORD STUDY; "Use a word
three times and It is yours." Let us
increase our vocabulary by mas-
tering one word each day. Today's
word: LUCR ATI VE; profitable.
“The profession Is very lucrative."
Look and Learn
1. What is the difference between
amnesia and asthenia?
2. What South American coun-
try is bounded by both the At-
lantic and Pacific oceans?
3. What has been called "the root
of all evil?"
4. Who, In mythology, was
5. Of what piny by George Ber-
nard Shaw is "The Chocolate Sol-
dier" a musical version?
1. Amnesia is the loss
mory; asthenia Is the
3. Love of money.
4. The man who ferried souls
across the River Styx.
5. "Arms and the Man."
GAME IN BURTON PARK
The Geary Owls will meet the
Burton All-Stars In an all-Negro
baseball game at 3 p. m. Sunday
in Burton park.
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