The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 62, No. 206, Ed. 1 Wednesday, October 28, 1953 Page: 4 of 8
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and entered ai iacond-claaa mail matter under the act of March 8» 1178
RAY J. DYER
Editor and Publiaher
MAN WAND “O D. WUD
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Ctreolation and Office Manager
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Wednesday, October 28, 1953
to the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with Owl and the
Word was God.—Jn. 1:1. The Greeks called Wisdom the Word. God then
Is incarnate Wisdom. Some imagine this world was started by a silly
accident, and sustained by perpetual motion. Tills view is supported by
no evidence. It was created by wisdom and sustained by wisdom. It is
RECENTLY Walter Reuther, president of the CIO, charged
a that the Eisenhower administration is practicing a
typical Republican trickle-down philosophy.
By this he meant “piling enough food on the banquet
tables of the wealthy so that some of the crumbs would
trickle down to the poor."
We will not attempt to argue whether this description
was ever before applicable to economic attitudes in tins
country. But we would like to suggest that it certainly does
not fit the picture today. .
There may be some businessmen around who regard int
citizen of modest or slender means as someone to combat
—whether or not this citizen is part of the organized labor
RUT the evidence is extensive that the overwhelming ma-
" jority of business leaders in 1953 have a broad social
consciousness. They understand there can be no lasting
well-being for the United States that is not founded oil the
well-being of the ordinary American citizen.
Those who blithely state otherwise are generally un-
informed of the state of mind prevailing in the business
community. There is no wide feeling that people in the
lower income brackets deserve only the crumbs.
There is, however, u definite businessmen’s conviction as
to the way the average American can be best helped eco-
nomically. Most leaders believe that the American “secret,
if it be that, is productivity—the ability to produce more
and more goods with the same or less expenditure of human
and mechanical energy.
They believe that the American economy should be so
ordered and managed as to encourage the constant expansion
of industrial facilities and the steady application of technical
improvements. Thus, they reason, will productivity advance.
Thus, too, will better goods, more goods be made available
to consumers at the same or lower prices.
rpHAT is the fundamental theory upon which our economic
1 society is based. And the record of our economic life,
especially in the past 50 years, indicates that it has usually
worked remarkably well. Living standards have increased
mightily. They are far higher than those in any socialist
land you care to name.
To describe this process, this technique by which our
resources are developed and spread across all economic levels,
as a “trickle-down” system is to descend into absurdity. It
has been more of a flood than a trickle.
Reuther is guilty of pat and outmoded thinking. He is
spouting the kind of stuff labor leaders voiced two or three
decades ago. He is striking an emotional, political attitude,
not expressing a sound view rooted in the economic facts. In
consequence he is unlikely to command very serious attention.
Drivers in some of the thrilling TV smashups are dum-
A duck, flying along a train, kept pace with it at 50 miles
an hour. But it didn’t try to beat it to a crossing!
Exercise will kill germs, says a doctor. Your job is to
get the little pests to take some.
Today’s price is enough to make anybody cry over spilt
Ann oisounp MpNEy^we
Uhe Taxpayer isTpep
Of VUtiiuG $4Nty CLMi "J
The Jacaranda Tree
By He fen Topping Miller
Some women would buy a hippopotamus if they could
Mixing drinks doesn’t bring as much trouble as mixing
The more you can this year, ladies, the greater the jar
against the ol’ high cost of living. _
Down Memory Lane
Oct. 28, 1933
A STEADILY improving El Reno grid eleven, displaying
the best brand of hall it has shown this season, dropped
a 20-0 battle to the title-seeking Chickasha Chicks last night
under the victors’ floodlights.
Mrs. R. S. Kales, 509 South Roberts, observed the 11th
birthday anniversary of her grandson, David Kales, with a
party for his cousins yesterday.
Miss Emma Siler, Miss Bessie Hulbert, Miss Ava Nelle
Burmeier, John Spencer and daughter, Miss Mary Jane, were
among those who attended the C’hickasha-El Reno football
game yesterday in Chickasha.
Oct. 28, 1943
MR. and Mrs. David Schuepbach of Mission, Tex., who have
been visiting their daughters, who are students at
Stephens college, Columbia, Mo., are spending several days
with Mr. Schuepbach’s sister, Mrs. John W. Fox, 1111 South
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pickard and sons, Charles Wesley
and James, of Wichita, Kan., are visiting Mrs. Irene Herbert,
21614 South Bickford.
According to the Canadian county chapter of the Ameri
can Red Cross, 27 El Reno women have completed 150 hours
or more of work in the Red Cross surgical dressing depart-
ment in the city hall during the past year.
Martha Jean Timberlake, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. W.
Timberlake, 1015 West London, has been selected a member
of the college chorus at Oklahoma College for Women,
THE STORY: Younn* Dr. Tuck
Bentley returns home for the first
time In many years to find his
Invalid father married to a girl
younger than Tuck himself .
Frankie, the stepmother, had been
his father’s nurse. Tuck senses
complications In the fact that his
father’s young partner. Dr. Bradley
MiteheU. is in love with Frankie. He
also learns that the mother of an
old friend, Virginia (Gtnty) Ma-
comber, Is seriously III and only an
operation can save her.
* * *
u A NY new developments?" 1
A asked, when we were out-
side the gate.
"She says," Glnty caught at my
elbow reminding me that I had
taken a military pace, "that she
won’t be haggled on by ’some young,
bumptious amateur.’ Those arc her
words, Tuck, not mine. She says
I have to take heT to some Ims
portant surgeon I can’t taken her
anywhere because there isn’t any
"What about your house?"
“It’s mortgaged. My father
mortgaged it before he failed. He’d
been speculating, and there was just
nothing left, Tuck—just nothing!
And nothing can be pretty awful
when you have to face It alone
and all unprepared. I could work
for years nnd pay back, but there’s
nothing to begin on, no collateral—
not even good credit. Yet, It’s
We came to the shore road
where green benches were put out
for tourists, and I said, "Sit down,
Ointy." I pulled the package of
crarkerjack from my pocket and
laid It in her lap. For old times,"
She gave the sudden little squeal
of a laugh that was the old Glnty.
"Tuck, you idiot! I haven’t seen any
in ages! You remembered. I missed
you horribly, for years, did you
know that? It's not so lonely being
a scapegrace If you have a wicked
companion, so alter you left I had
to abandon all my wayward ways.
It's been fearfully stuffy, too. I'm
going to dump this out and see
what the prize Is. I can’t wait.
There was a bangle ring once, re-
member? I’ve got it yet. I tied It
on a kitten's neck ribbon and the
kitten got run over but I rescued
This will be a little metal plane!
Just my luck. This would be for
I pulled back my fingers to keep
from touching the little metal toy.
"Not for me, Ointy," I said. "No
planes. There were too many out
I thought all the service men
came home crazy to fly?”
“I didn’t. I came home with a
kind of phobia against anything
Miriam had said. "Don’t be
childish. Tuck. At least don’t talk
about It. A neurosis like that can
only be cured by beihg Ignored."
• * *
TjUT Ointy said, "Things like
D that last, don’t they? We can't
do anything about them. I have
one. too. House plants! Mother
loves them and just the smell of
something green growing Inside a
warm room makes me sick."
“Yes." I said. "No more wild
blue yonger for me anymore.”
She said, soberly, “I may as
well tell you, Tuck. Frankie doesn't
like me. Has she mentioned it?
"She hasn't talked to me about
any one. I had an Idea (he never
did that sort of thing. Why doesn’t
she like you?"
"Because your mother got fond
of me, after you went away. She
tried to teach me to paint, though
I wins not much good at it. All I
can do now Is silly stuff few.my
children, ducks and ragdoll laces
nnd things like that, but I think
Frankie got Jealous. She hid it
in that odd, aloof way she has,
but whenever we went out to
sketch Frankie would eventually
show up with a lunch or a folding
chair for your mother or a message
or something. She clung to itts.
Bentley like a limpet, whateqp a
limpet is—anyway, something'that
sticks. I was really sorry for
Frankie. It seemed to me her
attitude was so morbid. She made
your mother an Invalid long before
she was really 111."
"My mother was really ill for
years before she would admit it,
Glnty," I said. "Frankie was good
to ner. I owe ner a lot lor doing
for mother what I was too self-
centered to do."
* * *
"She told you that, I suppose?
Personally, I don’t believe Dr.
Bentley had any such idea. I think
Frankie thought your mother was
going to leave her all her money.
The will must have been a shock
to Frankie, and we all thought the
old doctor married her to pacify
her. It was too bod, of course.
People sort of lost confidence in
him after that. It killed Mrs.
Pullen, your father's office nurse.
She went to pieces and your father
finally had to have her committed
to some mental place. She died
there last spring."
“Probably Mrs. Pullen had Ideas
About marrying Dad herself" I
said, feeling nasty and not caring
too much how the words sounded
"I wish you hadn't suid this, Glnty
—any of It. What you’ve told me
sounds like the malicious gossip of
a small town and I’d rather not
(To Be Continued)
it xj AS she got you charmed, too,
H Tuck?" she asked, a trifle
acidly I thought. "You must see
how it was. Frankie was digging
herself In. She married your father
before your mother had been dead
three months. She’ll get what he
has, of course. It sounds odd for
you to be defending her."
"She won’t get anything when
my father goes, unless I choose to
give it to her." I was a little angry.
I hadn't considered an angle like
this. "She signed away every claim.
My father wanted to adopt her but
she wouldn't agree because he (aid
it would be unfair to me."
OEVEN a. m. daylight but not
® full sun-up. Streaks of gold
penetrating the blue-gray of
dawn. Chill wind blowing little
whispers of leave* on the streets.
No evidence of folks In our
neighborhood being conscious of
the arrival of another day. Often
wonder about the altitude of
Individuals toward another day.
Is It greeted as if It were the last
day of one's life or Is It met as
one more day of life's sentence.
Suppose the age of the viewer
has much to do with the per-
ception of the value of another
day. Like having more money
than one can spend In his life-
time. A thousand here and there
doesn’t count for much, but If in
less lush circumstances, a
thousand represents many of the
things one longs for but cannot
have. Days or money the pleasure
of either is what one does with It.
VfAIN street Desolate. Only
1*1 evidence of another day Is
a small number of cars In front
of tlhe restaurants. Wonder where
the trash comes from that ac-
cumulates In doorways and along
curbs during the night. Business
houses sound asleep. Window-
eyes closed against the en-
There Is light and life In the
home where T am going to attend
the sick. Medication to be given
at 7 a. m. every day. The greeting
is cheerful and another day is
well on Its way In this house.
CJEVEN fifteen: The sun Is over
O the horizon and casting long
shafts of light through the trees.
The leaves are thinning and soon
the picture will be changed.
Glimpses of houses through the
foliage, green grass, trees In full
leal as if painted with a brush
will soon look as if drawn with
a pen. No protecting shadows Just
stark outlines. More cars In front
of restaurant*. Here and there
a curtain raised on the east side
of the street but number one boy
lowering the awnings on the west
side to keep old sol off the
merchandise. Lights In west side
kitchens and morning papers still
on porches and lawns. Dogs
making early peregrinations
down alleys. Cats stretching and
humping their backs walking a
little stiffly. Rearranging their
Within minutes the whole town
will be awake as If by unanimous
agreement. Bang! The 7:30 news-
cast and we’re of! to a new day.
Lesson in English
WORDS OFTEN MISUSED: Do
not say, “The man Is void in tact.”
8ay, "void of tact.”
OFTEN MISPRONOUNCED: Sa-
tiety. Pronounce sa-ti-e-ti, first 1
as In tie, accent second syllable.
OFTEN MISSPELLED: Equable;
qua. not qui.
8YNONYMS: Economy, saving,
thrift, frugality, miserliness, parsi-
WORD STUDY: “Use a word
three times and it Is yours.” Let us
Increase our vocabulary by master-
ing one word each day. Today's
word: PLAINTIVE; expressive of
sorrow or melancholy. “The mel-
ody was sweet and plaintive."
Miss Shirley Taylor returned to
her home in Gregory, Tex., Tues-
day following a visit with her sis-
ter-in-law, Mrs. J. Y. Taylor, 1200
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Robert E. —
15 Insect egg
2 City in
5 Prayer ending
20 Greek porches „ Chemica|
22 Seth's son
26 First killer's
34 White poplars
42 Gog's partner
45 Visible at
51 Fruit drink
52 Snng for one
55 Knot in wood
24 A four--38 Arguments
general 40 Turning part
25 Vagrant 41 Managerial
26 Property item 42 Disguise
27 Mica 43 Soon
28 Sharp ♦♦ Festive
29 Essential 46 Curse
being 47 Notion
31 Pennsylvania 48 Group of
About Home Folks
“It makes the grandest conversation piece ... !”
★ WASHINGTON COLUMN ★
BY peter edson
NEA Washington Correspondent
Former Judge Blasts Red Tape
Of America's Court System
filled wltlrlrfelevant and redundant
material.’^ Also, hearings before
these agencies are otfen far more
expensive than court trials.
In the famous "bread-softener"
case, for Instance, Federal Food and
Drug Administration hearings, be-
gun In 1941, were suspended dur-
ing the war, reactivated In 1946. The
case took 10 months. There were
17,000 pages,of testimony and 497
"If you Imagine the Amerlcar
businessman or labor leader wil
forever put up with processes whlcl
do not function with the accuracj
and expedition which he requires fo
his working purposes, you credit hlr
with less ingenuity and lndepen
dence than I do,” Judge Barnes said
Mr. and Mrs. E. B. York and
daughter, Andrea left Tuesday eve-
ning for their home in Chicago
following a visit with his mother,
Mrs. W. E. York. 418 North Bick-
tord and his father. W. E. York,
who Is a patient at Mercy hospital
in Oklahoma City. Mr. York under-
went major surgery Oct. 23. His
condition Is reported as greatly im-
Mrs. Blanche P. Fischer, 621 South
Barker, was an overnight guest
Tuesday in the home of her son-in-
law and daughter. Dr. and Mrs.
James B. Eskridge, III, in Okla-
homa City. Mrs. Fisher and Mrs.
Eskridge attended the concert given
Tuesday evening by the Oklahoma
City Symphony orchestra at the
Mrs. Wayne Mason of Ames,
Major county, was a guest Tues-
day of Mrs. Ausle Estes Sawyer, 210
South Rock Island.
It/’ASHINGTON — (NEA) — For-
*f mer Judge Stanley N. Barnes of
California has been most quiet and
retiring In the five months he has
been assistant attorney general In
charge of the Antitrust division.
But In a speech before the Cali-
fornia Bar Association, which did
not get the national attention it
deserved, Barnes let go a block-
buster. It was aimed at delays before
U. S. courts, the needless waste of
time before hearing officers of the
federal government's sprawling net-
work of 56 administrative agencies,
and lawyers in general.
The general criticism Is the fre-
quently heard plea of the average
little guy embroiled in a lawsuit:
Why can’t I get up there and say
It In my own words?”
In the time he has been In Wash-
ington, Barnes declared, he has
come to these conclusions:
There exists &nong the bench
and bar a widespread dissatisfaction
with existing legal processes, but
this feeling is the delayed express-
ion of the same conclusion reached
earlier by the average client.
RARNES charged both the Judges
O and the lawyers with failure to
correct this situation. For years, he
said, the obvious answer to con-
gested court calendars has been.
“Get more Judges.” This Is not
enough, he declared.
In California, he said, the average
interval between the time a case Is
at Issue and the time of trial is from
four months to a year. In eight
states the lag Is even longer—Con-
necticut, Massachusetts, Minnesota,
Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania. Texas.
Wisconsin. The national average is
Just under a year for jury cases,
and under six months for nonjury
One remedy proposed to relieve
the log Jam has been to take per-
sonal Injury cases out of the courts
and put them before an adminis-
trative agency. This prompted him
to take a look at the existing fed-
eral administrative agencies.
Three such agencies were created
by the first Congress in 1789. Before
the Civil War there were 11. Of the
56 today, the five largest In the
fiscal year 1961 held over 5000 ad-
ministrative hearings. This is about
half the number of civil and crimi-
nal federal court cases in the same
RUT there were 215 federal dis-
15 trlct judges that year, while
there were 273 federal hearing of-
ficers for the administrative agen-
cies. In some administrative hear-
ings, Barnes said, "the records are
Infinitely longer than they would
have been In court proceedings, and
Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Smith left
Tuesday evening for their home In
Little Rock, Ark., following a vlalt
with Mr. and Mrs. Forrest A. Han-
cock, 909 South Macomb. They were
enroute from a trip to Kansas City,
33 With full
50 Long period
Mrs. Bell Patrick was born Marc
4. 1867 at Decatur, III.; married I
WlUls H. Patrick in 1888 and move
to Marysville, Mo. Waa widowed f
1909; moved to Oklahoma in 191
To this union six children we
born. Three have preceded her
death. Deceased children's name
Mrs. Goida Huffman, Shernu
Patrick and WlUls Patrick.
Three surviving children ar
George H. Patrick, El Reno, Mi
Frank McComas, El Reno, M:
Richard Gates, Albuquerque, N. 1
Three grandchildren: Mrs. Char!
E. Leighton. El Reno. Ocorge
Patrick, Oklahoma City, Ray Mi
com Patrick, Oklahoma City.
Two great-grandchildren are Rc
er Patrick, Oklahoma City, a
Holly Rae Patrick, Hobart.
Mrs. Patrick Joined the Christi
church at the age of 10 years. H
been an active member untU 1
Mother Patrick live a full a
complete Christian life, meet,
each new day with a smile e
challenge, no matter what the c
might bring. She never met
stranger and was loved and
pected by hosts of friends,
dearly loved children and was
turn loved especially by all c!
dren that knew her. She was
known to have spoken an unk
word to, or about anyone; nor
have raised her voice In anger
Her philosophy of life and
fine example of Christian living
been a guiding light for all i
loved her so dearly. Her one de
in life was to do unto others
she would have them do unto
and to never cause anyone to
unhappy or to cause anyone troi
Her life has been such that
only eulogy should be—"Well d,
thou good and faithful servant.
Mrs. Alva Bannister of Hunting-
ton Beach, Calif., who has been a
guest of Mr. and Mrs. Carleton
Jackson, 900 South Hadden, left
Wednesday morning for a visit In
the home of her daughter. Mrs.
Jack Sedgewlck and Mr. Sedgevtck
in Houston. Tex. Mrs. Bannister Is
a former El Reno resident.
Mrs. Garland Brooks, southwest
of El Reno, attended the 12 o’clock
luncheon Wednesday given by mem-
bers of the Oh-En-Gee Club at the
Blltmore hotel In Oklahoma City.
Mrs. Sam Haufcs returned to her
home In Clinton Tuesday evening
following a visit .with her son-in
law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ri
C. 8t*phenson, 804 Allison place
and Mr*. Charles F. Bowers. 415
Walter H. Boon. 1002 South
Barker, left Wednesday morning
for. Little Rock, Ark., where he was
called by the death of his brother,
George W. Boon.
“life is io monotonous. My husband agree* with eve
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