Ada Evening News, February 3, 1946

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February 03, 1946

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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - February 3, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma Increasing’ cloudiness Sunday, followed by rain Sunday night. Colder Monday west portion. 42nd Year—No. 247 Farmers lit Rising Cry Of Protest Cleveland County Men Would Withhold Products, Bryan Countians Hit Lawmakers NORMAN, Okla., Feb. 2.—(ZP) —About IOO Cleveland county farmers met here today and voted to withhold from the market all farm products until industrial strikes are settled. The meeting followed a similar one at Chickasha, Okla., a week ago and a later session in Clay County, Neb., at which farmers voted to “strike” against industrial dissension. T. L. Richardson, Norman dairyman, called the meeting and Red Reynolds, local farmer, presided. The resolution was passed without a dissenting vote. ‘ We the independent patriotic farmers of Cleveland county hereby call on all farmers of the nation to join us in withholding our products from market until the differences of labor and management are settled,” it said. No Goods—No Food “We further resolve to continue producing food—just as we did during the war—but to withhold it until labor and management are hungry enough to go back to work. We say to these two groups No goods for us, then no food for you We decry and condemn the stubborn leadership on both sides which cannot or will not reach a horse sense permanent solution to their differences without resorting to strikes and lock-the continuation of which will destroy the future of America. Warning to Lawmakers Meanwhile 75 Bryan county farmers meeting at Durant, Okla.. voted to withhold votes from any legislator failing to support a ‘‘workable program” to settle industrial strikes. .TJVfy saidJ they would not withhold produce from the mar- THE ADA EVENING NEWS SITE APA, OKLAHOMA, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1*46 BUY MORE WAR BONDS FIVE CENTS THE COPY Twelve Die In Cleveland Fire Fir* Sweep* Pram* Hem* For Aged After Blart, In-relegation Promised CLEVELAND, Feb. Twelve of the 62 occupants of Jennings Hall, Catholic home for the aged, died today in an explo-sion and ensuing fire which swept through the one - story frame structure. Coroner Samuel R. Gerber reported all 62 occupants of the lome had been accounted for and that a final ehock disclosed a death toll of 12. Previous estimates were that the toU might reach 40. Seven persons still remained in lospitals but the condition of only one was listed as critical by the coroner. Five other occupants were given emergency treatment at local hospitals but later were sent to homes of relatives or friends. rm. J?ire Spreads Fast The flash fire quickly engulfed and th"» frame walls of the structure shortly af-taiwan explosion at 2:15 pjn. A “thorough investigation” of the blaze will be made, Coroner Gerber said. Loss was estimated by Elmer Cain, second assistant fire chief of Cleveland, at $30,000. The one-story structure was completed fj111® L 1942, and named for Msgr. Gilbert P. Jennings, late P**toru of St Agnes Catholic church who left the bulk of his estate for the erection of the home. Neighborhood In Ponte SELECTED FOR CAPITAL OF UNO Tfiinidn Bach The explosion neighborhood. Te panicked the Aephone Ii ■v*    ,    .    indign Dor noon. Telephone lines iJd ti    *    th/y    PW”    suburban police and fire ised to w ithhold votes from “any departments were jammed Neighbors helped frenziedly & rescue efforts until fire compan-Hjes arrived to combat flames in , ■ /**■*•. V Y- sub-freezing temperature. I Jvlore than five hours after the through the smoldering ruins for ... persons missing. Those first res-v ?ue.d were taken across the street V’Vv*.;. ;V-.>V".t. ^    *h®sis^ers ?f,the H°ly Ghost, then to hospitals. Three were ta^c?n to neighboring homes, one I to Bedford hospital, eight to St. . tehSs1!ul.andotherstoSt **.-tfr L As the search-for missing con-1 " ''V - V ' / tmued, the Red Cross supplied 50i ’ °0' blankets apd food for ^vor”f?“n%a^^Mher»HhlLg0id braided Phoned coat in six jhtmtcr^ to    i red bandanna and two pearl handled Th. i^n. c.. e* . l the ,im annual “Texas Brag” dinner >r State hero was guest of honor at the dinner which St«MMk?^.fPr^UCe inC.lu3in6 inch thi<* beef steak* and Telephoto)    m    exas    ,or    the    occasion.—(NEA member of congress who does not lend complete support to a workable program which will provide equitable and peaceful means of settling disputes.” E. O. White, farmer and owner *.w7njrs’ c°-°Perative here, said, We do not attempt to take sides or justify the claims of either (management or' labor) but believe there is a middle ground where they can and should reach agreement.” All The Facts Wanted The group demanded that the public be given all of the facts egardinv — ’    ..... At Atcheson Says U. S. Must Get More Food to Europe Even lf It Means Less for Home Use WASHINGTON, Feb. 2.—(AP)—Undersecretary of State Dean Acheson s*id today that the people of this country must increase their sacrifices to relieve starvation in Europe even if it means a return to wartime conditions in some sec-tors of our economy.” ♦ “We’ve won the war,” he said in an ABC network broadcast regarding industrial disputes. member* of the Forest Valley Farmers union. Local No. 5, unanimously passed a resolution to withhold meat from the markets. The group called on all /armers “to th_is f£fdrt to delay and withhold food, especially nonperishables, until such time as labor and industry come to their senses and get back on the iob.” Membership of the Forest Valley union number 120.    , Soled Language For Job Measure House, Sonata Representative* Agree on Substitute For 'Truman's Request lunnery. ^ WASHINGTON, Feb. 2—UP)— Representatives from house and senate agreed today on the tang- sale we H?geJr* complete substitute for • Newark, * full employment” bill repeatedly asked by President Truman. The substitute goes no further than to declare it is the “continuing policy and responsibility” of “federal government to “promote maximum employment, production and purchasing power. The phrase “full employment,” nowhere in the rewritten bill. Nor does it contain the “high * Si of .employment” language of the milder house bill. The measure worked out by the conference committee still is subject to approval of both houses before it can be sent to the president. Under the rules, however, congress must vote on it as it is, and would have to send it bac* to the conference for any change.    J Senate Majority Leader Barkley said he considered it “a pretty good bill,” acceptable to congress and the country. He said he couldn’t speak for the president, but believed it would be acceptable to him, too. * Fullerton's Angus Herd lo Go on Sale Estate Sal* of SO SM * Blacks Drawing Boyars From Many States -MIAMI, Okla., Feb. Cattie breeders began arriving in Miami today for the story-boolt achievement sale Monday of the S. C. Fullerton estate, Aberdeen Angus herd, one of the nation’s finest. Fifty sleek black animals, 15 bulls and 35 heifers, have been listed for sale and men and women widely known in the business world will attend. Burns Kill Tulsa Child _    Okla.,    Feb.    2.—(ZP)— Billy Joe Miller, four-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. L. ^Miller was dead today from burns received when his clothing caught nre while he played near a trash lire at his home. WEATHER Oklahoma — Increasing cloudiness Sunday, followed by raixv {Sunday night, except in panhandle and in most portions of state Monday. Continued mild Sunday. Colder Monday west portion.    J Among early arrivals for the vi8 w«re Wiliam G. Mermen, %    * shaving cream manufacturer;. Jack Solomon, New Yoric City, owner of the famous Gallagher steak house; Irene Hayes, New York City florist; Leon Cotnareanu, New York perfume manufacturer, and Eugene Denton, owner of a Park Avenue women’s dress shop in New York. Thirty ^states and sections of Canada fee expected to be represented at the sale. Sam Fullerton, Jr., manager ?nd hiJ *,ather> the late Judge James S. C. Fullerton, entered the Angus Breeding business more than a quarter of a century ago, thus suggesting the title of the fancy purebred stock event StaleOffidal Ti Dead af Injuries OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 2 — .B: Martin, Oklahoma City, assistant chief factory inspector for the state labor department died tonight of injuries received earlier today in the collision of two automobiles here. Fred Kemp, Harrah, chief factory inspector, also was injured rn the crash. State highway Trooper Bob Lamb said it had not been determined whether Kemp or Martin was driving the vehicle in which they were riding. The two cars crashed head-on, he said. -a-. MIAMI, Okla., Feb. 2.—(ZP)— H. A. Berkley who has been associated with the Brown-Dunkin store rn Tulsa for more than months is returning to Miami Monday as Chamber of Commerce secretary. _ — ie-*— Greater returns for amount invested—Ada News Classified Ads. George W. Blad, Pioneer of 1904, Died rn Satori *    W. Black, who moved toAd* rn Indian Territory in 19<M from Alabama and has lived rn this area since, died at a local hospital Saturday afternoon* He was 82. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Black was bom in 1863 at what was known then as Ealy-town an4 became Birmingham, Ala* In 1885 he was married and rn 1004 toe family, by then including three sons and four daughters, came west. A son and daughter were born here. A farmer and blacksmith in Alabama, Mr. Black was active for many years as a farmer and for several years was county president of the Farmers Union when that organization was in its heyday. Only last January he and Mrs. Black celebrated the 60th anniversary of their wedding. Sunriving are five daughters, cjr!i    Worsham and Mrs. Slade Norman of Ada, Mrs Ge°r*« Snoddy of Muskogee,' Mrs. Frank Plummer of Oklahoma City and Mrs. George Johnson of Tyler, Tex.; four 8E\. YaA^a JE* ,and Orlando Black of Ada, Charles and Cullen North Hollywood, Calif. There are 27 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Five grandsons were in service during •i? & °,ne,of ^m, Capt. Orville Black, being killed in 1943 in Italy, and two granddaughters iaSxrnW*ffls in government hospitals. Neil Worsham, a grandson, was for several months a prisoner of war in Germany. (an Go Ahead And Pay for Bounties /OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 2.— (ZP) Mac Q. Williamson, attorney general, today advised the state S5f?K?r.s o££l.ce t(> Pay more than RSP® m claims for bounties for killing wolves, coyotes and bob- VOILS* held the a year . _    ---:---vi    word- mg of the statute. The first $25,-000 has been exhausted. Williamson ruled the claims should be paid in regular course hafted &eCOnd $25»000 is ex-TULSA. Okla’ Feb. 2.-VP) sponsored by the state depart-l ment “We can’t afford to let hunger and starvation defeat usl S?w* i1® acknowledged that there will be some starvation in Europe ^ winter “despite all our effortgOcj prevent it L, AchesonVappeal was made as the White House arranged for al full-scale review of the food situation at next Tuesday’s cabinet meeting and after Secretary of Agriculture Anderson called upon farmers, in a radio talk, to cut down on the feeding of grain |to cattle, hogs and poultry._ ^■OurGrain Supply Shorten Anderson said the nation’s supply of com and other livestock feeds is running short. His appeal followed on the heels of forecasts by agriculture department grain experts that the government will be unable to get enough wheat from farms to fulfill export commitments to hungry areas abroad. We wheat go on cannot    _    ___ to our hogs and cattie while people die of hunger,” asserted Acheson. “No American would want to do that.” He added: , Diplomacy Not Enough Skillful diplomacy is an < Prosidont Foals That Stella la Attack Not Speaking Far American Legion WASHINGTON, Feb. 2— President Truman backed Gen. Omar N. Bradley “to the hilt” today in the veterans* administrator s feud with the American Legion over the handling of veterans problems. Jonu Stelle, national commander of the legion, said in a letter to all congressmen yesterday that there had been a^’tragic breakdown” in the vererans administration under Bradley, that congress should investigate, and that VA needs a “seasoned business man” at its head. Bradley “Counterattack.” Bradley counterattacked with a lengthy progress report on the way VA has operated since he became administrator last August.    * Presidential Secretary Charles G. Ross volunteered to reporters today: “I should like to say for the president that General Bradley has the complete and unqualified °* President Truman. av J w P£,esident does not feel that Mr. Steele in his attack on Bradley is speaking for the American Legion. “The president considers that General Bradley has done a fine Job under extremely difficult conditions. In other words, he is toe hm .General Bradley up to un. ^toitoi® Adds Approval TTiat brought a statement from Chairman Rankin (D-Miss) of the house veterans committee !uaJ agreed with Mr. Truman that the general “is doing International City May Be Near Gotham CrfmmittM Recommends Tract on Now York-Connocticut Bordar; Hyda Park Aam, Alternate Site. Srt-W NEW YORK, Feb. 2.—(AP)—A 40 to 50-square mile tract GS! °f land on the New York-Connecticut border was recom- ------------  1CVUUI- mended today as first choice for the site of an international city in which the United Nations would establish headquar-ters.    ^ New York City was suggested as interim headquarters until the international capital was constructed. The recommendations w e r e»—-- - in a 35-page report by a UNO committee to toe United Nations general assembly in London. Stoyan Gavrilovic, committee chairman, said at a news conference at toe Waldorf Astoria that the report also recommended {We Par*. N Y„ and the Blue Hills and North Shore areas near Boston as possible sites for the permanent headquarters of the United Nations. He said Boston and Atlantic City had been recommended as alternates for the interim headquarters. Final Decision Soon In London, where the site selection was made known simultaneously with the announcement here, the general assembly planned to hear the recommendations formally Tuesday and ex pected final action by the 51-na-tion body within a week. When the site committee began inspecting the territory within 80 miles of New York City tour weeks ago, Dr. Gavriolovic said ‘We have in mind a city built as Washington was built more than IOO years ago, only on not such a big scale.” Such a city would displace at first about 2,500 persons now living in parts of two Connecticut and four New York towns and cause the dismantling of some of the palatial estates which dot the wooded, rolling country of the site. Fashionable Estate Section The center of the area is 33 miles from New York City. For (Continued on Page 2 Column I) Stelle “is not speaking for a majority of the members of the American Legion in his unwarranted and unjustified attacks on Gen. Bradley.” From Asheville, N. C., Halsey D* Levitt, commander in chief of the United Spanish War veterans, telegraphed Bradley the organization’s “utmost confidence” in his administration of veterans’ affairs. Ex-Marines Have Situation in Hand Avoid Trains, Crawdad Airlines, Hire Big Fiona And Fly Into Dallas DALLAS, Tex., Feb. 2.—(ZP)— Eighteen recently discharged marines landed in Dallas today with Now Legionnaire Wants Probe Of National Legion Leader splendid jo£ under the most’try-    LOUIS, Feb. 2.—(AP)—A resolution requesting a mg circumstances” and thafj<°ngressional investigation of John Stelle, national com- * ma' mander of the American Legion, will be introduced Monday night at a meeting of Bazan-Bailey Post No. 6 at Moberly, Mo., Redrick O’Bryan, a member of the post, said tonight. * st*P? demanded a congree j ,    —I—*■» «»*• emp ty phrase when you are dealing with a people who face starvation. x x x If the people of Europe are hungry and disillusioned, democracy will suffer.” George Key Will Dm for Governor OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 2— <JP)—George D. Key, former democratic state chairman, to-i a^nounced his decision to seek the democratic nomination for governor. «t 1 g<?ing to run,” Key said. I will make a formal announcement in a few days.” Key said the line-up in the gov- 5ace .and the apparent dearth of major candidates hastened his decision to make the race. “I think the field is in better shape for me than it has ever been, said Key. “I believe the opportunity to be elected is better for me than it will ever be.” No Editor, No Paper to® traveling situation “well in hand.” ‘Trains are murder,” Pfc. J. F. ■ -•aird, of Dallas said they were told in San Diego yesterday. Commercial airlines are filled for a month in advance.” But someone found an ex-Fly- ng Tiger who recently had feeding bought refitted a big army i canto furgo plan?- J?* “Steed to take came the group to Dallas. They left San Diego at noon yesterday. Motor trouble forced them down at El Paso last night but they took off again at 12:30 f.m. today and landed here about p.m. Laird said the trip cost him $65 cheaper than the commercial airline fare. Peach trees in some Tulsa county communities showed little growth during the past year and poor crops can be expected this year, O. J. Moyer, county farm agent, said today. Lady Jane Gray was English queen nine days, but repair at Sinnett-Meaders is lasting. 2-3-lt FORT SILL, Okla., Feb. 2.— (if)—For wnnt of an editor the field artillery replacement center s official camp newspaper has suspended publication. The Recorder received its honorable discharge after having been published weekly since Nov. 20, 1942. Sgt. R. Marshall Stross, will be discharged next week. OWASSO, Okla., Feb. I.—(ZP) —Owasso high school students will attend classes Monday in toeir new $67,000 building, Supt C. Pinkerton announced today. Tbe new, structure replaces the building destroyed by fire a year ago. Since that time students ? attended classes in the grade school budding. Others making the trip includ-ed; Pie* S. R. Garman, Cushing, 2    L-Gunn, Malvern, Ark.; Pfc. C. L. Haynie, Prescott Ark.; and Pfc. N. O. Hurst Glenwood, Ark.  - HAYNES, RANCHER OF TULSA COUNTY, IS DEAD SAND SPRINGS, Okla., Feb. 2. W*)—R- R- Haynes, 75, owner of one of the largest ranches in Tulsa county died in a hospital today from injuries received when his automobile was hit by a Katy passenger train. Haynes was crossing the railroad track, running over a portion of his ranch west of here. pie train crew took him to Osage for emergency treatment and he was later taken to a Tulsa hospital. Battle Wounds Of Philippines Fatal To Sgf. Hanson Wounds received in the battle for the Philippines in May of 1945 proved fatal for Pvt Glen E. Henson, Route 2, Ada, who • died at ,R°rden General Hospital a* Chickasha Friday night Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. from the Pentecostal Holiness church, burial in Rosedale cemetery with military, honors. Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Lay ma. Henson of Hammond; parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. O. Hen-X11, ?£ Ada; brothers, Mur ii of Oklahoma City, Edward of Virginia and Donald Ray Henson of Ad#; grandparent*, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Crawford and Mrs. Marguerite Henson of Ada. Douglass Win Not Rn for Govenw TULSA, Okla., Feb. 2.—(ZP)— Frank P. Douglass, Oklahoma City democrat said today he would not enter the race for governor this year. Douglass recently was named a member of the national mediation board. % In announcing his intention not to be a candidate, Douglass endorsed the candidacy of Dixij Gilmer, Tulsa county attorney, for governor. Gilmer has indicated that he may make an official announcement in the next two weeks. GLASSCO. WAREHOUSE AT SAND SPRINGS BURNS O    SPRINGS,    Okla..    Feb. f-T-fA*)—A large warehouse, containing packaged fruit jars was partiaHy destroyed today at the Kerr Glass Manufacturing Corp. The flJe was believed to have started from burning grass. No estimate of damage has been made. Firemen said the building was filled to the ceiling with packaged jars, making it difficult to combat toe flames. sional investigation of Gen. N. Bradley, head of the U. S. Veterans’ administration. Gen. Bradley, whose home is Moberly, is a member of the Bazan-Bailey post. O’Bryan, who now lives in St Louis, said he would introduce the resolution and would “follow this thing through and make it hot enough for Stelle that he will resign.” auS® Mid bis resolution vrill ask tost results of the investigation be turned over to the American Legion national executive com-m,Itoe “for appropriate action.” I d like to see the two men, Bradley and Stelle, both inves-Usetod; so toey could be compared, O Bryan said. “Bradley is one of the finest men who ever lived and as honest as the day is long.”    7 O’Bryan, a lawyer, former member of the Missouri State executive committee of the Legion and a boyhood friend of the general, said he had discussed his proposed resolution with W. G. Fallen commander of the Mo- R* ¥„F°*L and toat he was “sure it will pass.” Brfog Dom Mies Of Fur Fra* Peak , MOUNTAIN, Wye., Feb. ■J-—(^>—The bodies of four of the 2J victims of a United Airlines plans crash on 11,162-foot Elk mountain were brought down by dog sled tonight The men who made toe grueling climb fell exhausted on the ground at the completion of the trip. .Member* of the party said all tne bodies had not been found. The bodies of the passengers aboard the Seattle-to-New York "ane were found frozen in grotesque positions over an area of a quarter-mile radius by 25 men who braved 30-below-zero weather and driving winds to recover them. Picks and shovels were used to remove the crash-victims the snow and ice. i    1      —....... ■■    1      ii^ No Adion In Steel Strike ProsMoirt Canters With Advisers, Na Conclusiva • Rotates Obtained */    T.    GREEN WASHINGTON. Feb. New federal action on the steel strike was put off tonight at toast past the weekend with announce- .Te?,oby * White    official that President Truman will call in men from outside the government to discuss that and other economic affairs next week. The announcement followed day - long conferences between the president and his highest ad-Vi^rs.on e^nomics. in which the official said the “entire situation * was canvassed. / you can t divorce the steel strike from the nations general economy,” was the answer to a question as to whether the steel st*i5e had been in the talks. The official said there were “no conclusive results’* from today s meetings.    . His.report followed the days second White House visit bv Sec-retary of the Treasury Vinson and Secretary of State Byrnes, both former directors of war mobilization. Vinson and Byrnes were in the president’s office for two hours earl»er in the day. They returned late this afternoon, first Byrnes for a half hour alone with Mr. Truman during which foreign affairs were gone over. then Vinson to join them for another half h°ur °n domestic affairs. Neither of the cabinet members a^uanX^ing to fly as toey left. The White House official could not immediately name the out-side conferee* whom the president will call in next week Between the two sessTo^ with the cabrnel officers, Mr. Truman talked a half hour with Chester Bowles, price administrator, who was called back from a South Carolina vacation for the conference. Looks Ute PM To (apt, Saffori . 5oys Thcrc'ijlggfgmiff Of Conspiracy ta Conceal Tip-Off on Jap War WASHINGTON. Feb. 2.-/^„ Capt L. F. Safford told Pearl Harbor investigators today that there is the appearance” of a i- HSI. ♦ nt)y apartment conspiracy to blot out receipt of a 1    °" war w*to Japan. ;«rVr naval officer* in charge if intelligence in naval communications in 1941, based his asUr-hon on what he described as the disappearance of records on messages intercepted by east coast stations 'or the ?°“to ^ December. 1941. The Japanese hit the Pacific base Dec, I" disagreement with nurr.e-ear2ler, witnesses, Safford contin a j ^en an intercepted and decoded Japanese message, three days before th£ attack, which included the words east wind. rain.” Those words, under a Japanese code known here, would have advised Tokyo’s Mi •? I°£d of a break with the United States. Safford asserted that such * message was picked up by the Cheltenham. Md., station on Dec. ^ and at least 20” officers knew about it. 4i- BE Ae HES DC, ASI AID FOR PHILIPPINES WASHINGTON, Feb. 2.—(APT Paul V. McNutt, high commi sioner to the Philippines, arr iv* today and said there is ut gel need that congress act imm diately to provide war relief f< the islands. *eek quick action on the e sential legislation which must I passed before the Philippines ca get rehabilitation under way McNutt said in a statement Greater returns for amount ii from I vested—-Ada News Classified Ad Greater returns for amount Invested—Ada News Classified Ads. Hundreds of Boxes of Clothing Go Into Freight Ca^ Drive Chairman Appreciative U 41 *Aii a ___. More than 600 large boxes of clothing went into a freight car Saturday, Pontotoc county’s donation to the nationwide campaign to gather clothing for distressed of the world. Clark, county drive Saturday afternoon es-that the total of gar-ould be- between 30,000 , the clothes and shoes ar® to good condition, too, he reports. Moans Comfort For Many The clothing will mean comfort and self-respect for hundreds of people in Europe or Asia or elsewhere left destitute by toe war. In most of the nations that I Ice were occupied by the Axis na- loading of the car lions for a time, clothing supplies “ Ufo r*A inlrtoaote Jkaa.o... I ___•    a. company supervised I tor the were taken away by invading armies, and with little or no manufacture for some years, garments wore out and there was little with which to replace them and, toward the last, even to patch with. Chairman Appreciates Help Clark expresses appreciation ?rA. . e help of all who gave clothing or helped with the gathering. cleaning, repair and packaging of this county’s part —and that takes in a lot of persons, he says. Leo*1 Flowers, Albert Flowers and Cecil Jones of the Southern if _ £lark extends his thanks to groups, churches, schools, 4-H clubs, Jaycees and other organizations and individuals who had a part. Stores, Cleaners AM 4,^e, toe special jobs was that of the Jaycees special committee headed by Jim Webb which called on merchants, cleaners. shoe shops here. They found the men they visited responsive, getting numerous garments and shoes—one merchant donated 187 pairs of foot-ware, a shoe repair ll pairs that had been worked over. TH' PESSIMIST Br 0*l» HlMha, Jaw A fr,end is a person who talks about th’ same people you do as soon as theyve out o’ hearin’ distance. Gather Harp says he neve* cared t’ trace ’is family back, because whut you don’t know won t hurt you. ;

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