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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma                             Some history we hope doesn't repeat League of Nations assembly opened its 21st and last meeting today and now a larger league for peace is setting out on its rugged course. Partly cloudy tonight and Tues- day; cooler except Panhandle tonight. THE ADA EVENING NEWS Net March Paid Circulation 8078 Mrmbrr: Audit Iturcau of Circulation 42nd 303 ADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, APRIL 8, 19JG FIVE CENTS THE COPK Veto Seen If Farm Parity Move Stands President Reported Deter- mined to Act Firmly To Keep OPA Extension Uncrippled By MARVIN L. ARROWSMITH WASHINGTON. April II, A high administration official ex- pressed belief today that Presi- dent Truman will veto price con- trol extension legislation if con- Kress tacks the controversial farm parity amendment to it. The official made this state raent to a reporter privately as the administration's economic high command called for renewal of OPA by May 15 "without the crippling amendments which are now being proposed almost dai- ly." In a report to the president on the third anniversary of the hold-the-linc- order, the directors of five government agencies said that if the emergency powers are continued through June, 1047, disastrous inflation can be avert cd. Ask Controls, Subsidies They asked not only for main- tenance of price ceilings, but for continuance of food subsidies, authority to keep on channeling scarce materials, and for enough money to finance these programs properly. These powers expire June 30 unless renewed. The possibility of an OPA ex- tension bill veto was raised as farm state lawmakers told report- ers they will try to write into the legislation a proposal to boost farm parity prices. This amendment already has been passed by the senate as a rider to fi5-cent minimum wage bill, but Mr. Truman has an- nounced he will be compelled to veto measure because of the rider. The house has yet to act on the lecislation. Serk Farm Price Revision Stabilization officials have es- timated the farm amendments would increase retail food prices about 15 percent and boost the cost of living gencrallv about six percent. The proposal would re- vise farm prices upward to In- clude the costs of agricultural labor. "Some members of congress seem to feel that if the amend- ment were hooked to the price control bill, the president wouldn't dare veto the a high-ranking administration of- ficial said. "I think he would. "I think he would veto any measure, and without hesitation, if it would result in only sham price control." Patrolmen Put Nine Cases on Books After Busy Weekend Highway Patrolmen Cy Killian and W. H. Bailey, who are sta- tioned in Ada. were kept busy over the weekend as they made several arrests and filed nine charges in local justice of peace courts Monday morning. Bryce Edward Hoover. Chester Cleo Langston. A. J. Vinson and George Elton Nickell were charg- ed with public drunkenness on complaints filed by County At- torney Tom D. McKeown. The four men are alleged to have been in a drunken condition three miles south of Ada on State Highway No. 12. W o o d r o w Whittington and James Hillburn were charged with reckless driving Monday morn- ing on complaints filed by the county attorney. Hiliburn is alleged to have been driving a 1937 Ford sedan about three miles south of the Ada city limits on State Highway No. 3. The two are further accused of driving without due regard to traffic on the highway. Leroy McAnally 'is charged with operating a motor vehicle without displaying two hea-1 lights and one tail light, from an unknown point to the 200 block East Main street. Raymond Dicks is charged in a local justice court with having no driver's license. The troopers said that he could not produce a valid operator's license for the current year when he was stop- ped about one-half mile west of Ada. Carpenter Bull Makes Sale History Animal Bred on His Ranch Furnishes Climax of Unique South Dakota Sale Today For the first time in history, a bull sale is being carried on over a national network and to Ret the effects possible a Hereford Hea- ven bred bull was selected to be sold over a radio liook-up origin ating at Burke, South Dakota. The bull is C. Royal Rupert Gth, grandson of two undefeated champions of all big shows. He was owned by L. P. Carpenter and bred on his ranch, selected by Dean L. Blizzard, Oklahoma A. and M. college, and Bill Li- kins, owner of the Flying L Ranch of Davis for the special oc- casion at Burke. Calved March 8, 1945 The bull calved March 8. was purchased from L. P. Car- penter, owner of the Carpenter Hereford Ranch, by the Rosebud Hereford Association. Earlier plans for the sale of the bull were not complete as it was first announced that it would be sold in the morning. Mr. Carpen- ter said that bids on the bull would be received until 6 p.m. Monday. Hoyal Ancestry Mr. Carpenter said that he was not too anxious to sell the ani- mal, but did sell it only because of the purpose for which it would be resold. The animal has such ancestors as Prince Rupert. H. T. Tone, T. Royal Rupert 110th and the Blst bull. It is a straight Hazlett bull that was not selected because of its background, but because of its appearance on the day the two men were looking for such a bull. Mr. Carpenter said that Dean Blizzard and Mr. Likins had visit- ed several other Hereford Hea- ven ranches before they visited iiis ranch and selected his bull to represent Hereford Heaven in the South Dakota sale. The bull is a Carpenter Ranch product as both the dame and SON OF SEC. WALLACE TO BE MARRIED THIS WEEK PHILADELPHIA. April B. Wallace. 27-year- old son of Secretary of Commerce Henry A. Wallace, and Miss Gor- don G.-osvenor, 27. daughter of Architect Edward Grosvenor, ap- plied for a marriage license to- day. Wallace listed his occupation as film producer. Members of the Grosvenor family said the couple plan to be married later this week. Read the Ada News Want Ads. jw EAT HER] cloudy to- night and Tuesday; cooler except Panhandle tonight: slightly war- mer Tuesday afternoon. (Continued on Page 2 Column 7) Funeral Services For Two Youths Held Here Today Funeral services arc scheduled or this afternoon (Monday) at 5 >'clock for Samuel R. Walker and lerbcrt McDonald, Pontotoc county youths who were killed Saturday in a car accident 0 miles south of Boise City, Ok- ahoma. Burial for both will follow In losedale cemetery here. The services will be held at Oal: Avenue Baptist church. Walker. 19. and McDonald, 18, vere in a car that failed to make turn in the highway and over- timed three times. Walker had seen army service nd McDonald had received his lotice to report soon for service. Walker is survived by his par- nts. Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Walk- r, Lindsay, former residents of 'ontoloc tounlv; seven sisters, in- luding Mrs. Virgie Wilson and ,lrs. Willie Mnc Vertress of Ada; hree brothers, one of them Jack A'alker of Stonewall. McDonald's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. McDonald, live on loute 1, Roff; there are also a ister and two brothers of the lome address. Barkley Cannot Be At Demo Dinner Wife Seriously III; Taylor Withdraws from Governor Race, Favoring Jones OKLAHOMA CITY, April 8. Sen. Alben W. Barkley of Kentucky will not speak at Jack- son Day dinners here and at Tul- sa as scheduled because of the serious illness of his wife. Gov. Robert S. Kerr announced that Barkley had cancelled his appearances. Sen. Francis J. Myers of Pennsylvania will speak at the two democratic at Tulsa April 15 and here April of the senate majority leader. The dinners will climax a drive for party funds in the state. "Senator Barkley informed us that his wife is dangerously ill and it will be impossible to fill the Korr said. "Senator Myers, who is a good speaker, has been assigned by the national committee to fill the speaking engagements." Meanwhile the governor's race was marked by its first with- drawal. W. F. Taylor, Carnegie insurance man, announced his withdrawal from the democratic race in favor of a fellow towns- man. H. C. Jones. "Jones and I are from the same lown and the best of he said. "I am with drawing from the race and throwing my personal support to him for the purpose of democratic unity." KEEPING ABOVE WATER Much of the area of Holland is 15 feet bi-low sea level. For this re-ison, the windmills must be kept going almost continuously to prevent the land from flooding. Notorious Jap 'Hellship' Is Rotting Hulk The battered hulk pictured above at a Takao, Formosa, dock, holds bitter memories for scores of U. S. servicemen. It Is what Is left of the Jap "hcllshlp" Enoura, used during the war as a prison ship. In December, 1044, the Enoura, carrying U S prisoners of war from Manila, had just reached Takao when American bombers made direct hits, partially sinking the ship. A total of 483 Yanks were drowned or killed. Of the remaining prisoners, fewer than 500 survived. They were shipped to Japan for Imprisonment. This exclusive picture, made by Harlow Church, NEA-Acmo Far East- ern manager, Is the first made in Formosa by a U.S. photographer since 193G, when the Japs barred the Island to all Occidentals. Death Takes G. Carlwright Heart Ailment Fatal To "Ruff" Cartwright, Resi- dent of County Many Years A heart ailment Sunday morn- ing proved fatal to George Ruf- fan "Ruff" Cnrtwright, 59, at his lome, 824 East Twelfth. Cart- wright. a resident of Fitzhugh nnd Ada for more than 30 years, had been constable for the Percy Armstrong justice of the peace court for some time. Funeral services were held Monday at 3 p.m. from Smith funeral Chapel, burial in Mem- orial Park. More than two years ago his only son, Sgt. George Cartwright, was killed in a plane crash while in army air forces service, in Washington state. Cartwright for a time as a young man was a farmer in the Fitzhugh community, then was employed by the Frisco railroad, later being transferred to Ada. Several years ago he became an employe of the street depart- ment of the city of Ada, and con- tinued at that work until about two years ago when, at the in- sistence of his physician, he re- tired from that type of work. A heart condition persisted and in the last few months he has had several attacks. A friendly, genial person, "Ruff" was highly regarded by his many acquaintances. He is survived by the widow, Mrs. Ella Cartwright; his mother, Mrs. Margaret Cartwright of Fitzhugh: a sister, Mrs. Orcn Mason of Apache: four brothers, Albert of Fort Worth, Bill of Atoka, Jim and Ed Cartwright of Fitzhugh. Thieves Cut in On Plans for Party Tpke Salad Forks and Carv- ing Knife, Also Some Wedding Gifts Mrs. A. C. Compton must have had plenty of trouble making a surprise wedding party a success Saturday afternoon as 40 silver salad forks and one large carving knife were stolen from her car. The car was parked at the First Christian church Where a surprise party was being ar- ranged for Mrs. Cqmpton's daughter, who was married Sat- urday. In addition to the silver stolen from the parked car, several gifts were taken. Police have been checking for the missing items since they were reported missing Saturday afternoon, but have found no clues. DUTCH PATROL ATTACKED BATAVIA. April 8, <.B_A Dutch officer was killed and six Dutch soldiers were wounded to- day when their patrol was at- tacked in the Batavia area, an al- lied communique said. The attackers used mortars and an anti-tank gun, but finally were repulsed, the announcement added. Patrols were active over the weekend in the Bandoeng district, 75 miles southeast of_ Batavia. V. S. RECOGNIZES HAITI WASHINGTON, April 8, The United States resumed diplo- matic relations with Haiti today, recognizing the military govern- ment which overthrew the regime of President Elie Lcscot Jan. 11, 1940. The state department announc- ed the move today, saying con- sultations with other American governments "demonstrated gen- eral agreement that the change of government in Haiti had not taken place through axis in- fluence." Greater returns for amount in- News Classified Ads FDR's Name, Policies Are Still Argued Program Issue in Coming Elections; P. H. Hearing Renewal Brings More Argument By CLAIR JOHNSON WASHINGTON. April 8, (.TV- Franklin Delano Roosevelt, died a year ago this week, but his name and policies still are the subject of hot political oratory. Debate about the late president breaks out frequently in congress, and political leaders said today they expect his program to be an issue in the coming elections. House Democratic Leader Mc- Cormack of Massachusetts con- tended that republicans already have Injected Mr. Roosevelt's name Into the campaign by "try- ing to smear him" in the inves- tigation of the Pearl Harbor dis- aster. Republicans hotly denied this. Reps. Keefe (R-Wis.) and Gear- tiart members of the Pearl Harbor investigation com- mittee which reopens its public hearings briefly tomorrow, as- serted their only desire is to tell the whole story of the sneak Jap- anese attack. GOP To Cenlcr On Truman "When the last word is written those cried partisanship in their miserable-ness will draw their reward in the contempt of the American people which they so richlv deserve, Gcnrhart said in a reply to McCormack. Some republican leaders, who asked not to be named, said that while many of their campaign speakers undoubtedly will assail ;he administrations of both Mr. Truman and Mr. Roosevelt, par- :y members are being urged to concentrate their fire on Mr. Tru- man. One ranking republican said the iemocrats will be the ones to bring up Mr. Roosevelt's name most frequently. "A lot of democratic congress- men would like to ride into of- fice on his coattails he asserted. Two Admirals To Talk Tomorrow's reopening of the Pearl Harbor hearings was order- ed to hear additional testimony from Adm. John R. Bcardall, naval aide to Mr. Roosevelt, and Adm. Harold R. Stark, chief of naval operations at the time of the disaster. Senators Ferguson (R-Mich.) ind Brewster (R-Mc.) told re- sorters they want to follow up a previous witness's assertion that .vhcn intercepted Japanese mes- sages were taken to the White tfouse on the night of Dec. 6, 1941, Mr. Roosevelt read them and declared, "this means war." RetaSTCeiifngTOn Sausage to Go Up WASHINGTON, April ceiling prices for about 35 per cent of all sausage prod- ucts will be increased one or two cents a pound, effective Thurs- day. Announcing this today, OPA said the changes will raise gen- eral prices for such products average of IVi cents a pound. The price hike results from a 16 cents an hour wage increase recently granted to packing house workers. Higher prices for veal, lamb and mutton go into effect today, while beef and pork prices were raised a week ago. The sausage price increases apply to such products as hol- onga, braunschweiger. frank- furlhers. and breakfast pork sausages. We are planning a program of progressive de-control during the next eight months that will get us back to our traditional system of free economy. Administrator Paul Por- ter. Fire Damages Apartment Spreads from Fire Set By Small Boys Building Fires To Set Off .22 Blanks Considerable damage was done to an apartment at 112 South Mississippi avenue Sunday after- noon when fire from a nearby garage spread to the apartment and burned a portion of. the southeast corner before firemen reached the scene. The damaged apartment is owned by Mrs. J. B. Hill. The oc- cupants wore not at homo and did not know anything about the fire until they were advised by phone. Some damage was done to the furnishings, but the fire was brought under control before it spread to other parts of the building. Started Ry Boys Fire' Chief Ed Haley said that he learned that the fire %vas started by two small boys, who were building fires to throw .22 calibre blanks into it to hear the noisy report. The boys were seen setting other small fires along other buildings in the alley between Main and Twelfth in the 700 block. The fire chief said that black splotches were found on other buildings where the fire had not been largu enough to set the buildings on fire. One fellow said that he ran the two youngsters off when they started to build a fire against his house. llcgan Hack (If Oarage The fire was started at the back of a garage at 7011 East Twelfth and spread to the second floor of a two-story building where several apartments are situated. A barn owned by Howard Cope, 022 West Ninth, caught fire from burning trash that was set Sunday afternoon. Members of the fire department reached the scene of the fire before it had done extensive damage. Burglars Get OH With Cash, Smokes Mississippi Inn Burglarized; Intruders Also Eat Fill Of Barbecue Mississippi Inn was burglarized Saturday night, according to members of the city police force who investigated the incident and got several fingerprints. A music machine was opened and is believed to be mis- sing. It is also reported that a cigarette machine was broken op- en, but the amount of money missing from that machine is not icnown. Police were told that about 100 packages of cigarettes were taken from a vending machine. After eating their full of bar- becue, the burglars apparently left because nothing else was reported missing. Ada Gets Shower On Sunday Night By Tht Associated Press Rain fell in scattered sections of Oklahoma overnight and more mav drop during today, the fed- eral weather bureau reported. Ada hatra brief high wind and of an inch of rain. Lawton had the heaviest fall in the state with .20 inches. Other official reports include Ada .19, McAIester .04, Pauls Valley .05, Frederick .03, with a trace at Duncan, Ardmore, Salli- saw and Shawnc-o. Elk Citv, with was the hot- test place in the state yesterday while Ctiiymon was the coolest with 48. Russia May Again Boycott U. N. Council Unless It Drops Iran Case, Accepts Russian Views Jap Vote Day Outlook Is Now Anything But Dull One Early-Voting Village Sends 86 Per Cent to Polls; Riotous Demonstration in Tokyo Demands Shidehara Quit By RUSSELL URINES TOKYO, April Japan's election two days away, a 14-man committee of the "democratic people's front" ap- peared today before Premier Shidehara with a demand that his cabinet resign immediately. The committee, claiming to represent persons, called on Shidehara as a followup to yesterday's exposure left-wing demonstration in which at least Communist-led demon- strators swarmed into the pre- mier's courtyard, broke windows and injured eight Japanese po- licemen. The crowd, which was hereded quietly away from the residence by heavily-armed U. S. military police, did not accom- pany the committee today. Groups Make Demands Throe resolutions were pre- sented to Shidehara by the group. One from farmers con- demned the amount of rice pro- vided under the compulsory pur- chase rules; another from labor unions opposed the announced government plans for drafting legislation to prohibit 1 a b o r unions from assuming control of industries during strikes; the third was an eight-point demand Tor the cabinet resignation be- cause of "its inability to solve the country's problems." Kyuichi Tokuda, secretary of the Communist party %vho led yesterday's demonstration and headed the committee today, handed the resolutions to Shide- hara, discussed each point and then insisted on an answer from the premier. Shidehara Nervous Shidehara, facing the sharpest direct criticism his cabinet has received in its six months of ex- istence, appeared flushed and nervous but he answered all questions calmly with variations of this reply: "I came here to listen to you, not to argue." The committee crowded Into the room with reporters and Al- lied correspondents and grouped around Shidehara, who remain- ed seated, gazing at the ceiling during Tokuda's presentation of their case. Tokuda touched on most of the current Japanese problems, and accused the Shidehara cub- (Continued on Page 3 Column S) Eisenhower Asks Extension Of Draft for National Security Coal, Coke Stocks Dwindle and Steel Production Drops PITTSBURGH, April 8. The strike of AFL- Unit- ed Mine Workers in 25 soft coal producing states moved without fanfare into its second week to- day as low coal and coke stock- piles brought deeper cuts in steel production. Quiet prevailed throughout the coal fields and representatives of the operators and the union wen; awaiting resumption of contract negotiations in Washington to- morrow. The parleys were adjourned Saturday after union Chieftain John L. Lewis and Harry M. Mos- ses, U. S. Steel Corporation's rep- resentative in the negotiations, tiad testified publicly. Lewis claimed Moses had tried to negotiate a secret agreement to keep U. S. Steel's "captive" mines working during the gener- il stoppage. "Captive" mines are :hose owned by companies which use their whole output. Moses declared the other mem- jers of the operators committee ,vere "fully informed" of his ac- :ions in offering to operate the nines on the basis of the exttnd- ng the present contract with rot- roactivity to April 1 on any wage or other contract agreement even- tually reached at the conference. The magazine Steel said the strike was beginning to have its on steel production and hat curtailment of steel output promises to be intensified if the dispute lasts many weeks. Unemployment in coal depen- dent industries has reached the mark, of whom are steelworkers. The rest are in coal carrying railroads, trucking concerns and fabricating plants. Indications arc that the ranks of those idled by the strike will continue to swell this week. Congress Sends One Worry to Truman Anti-Petrillo Measure Finally Disposed Of WASHINGTON. April plucked one long- irritating thorn from its side on the week-end by sending the so- called anti-Petrillo bill to Pres- ident Roosevelt. Climaxing more than a year of intermittent debate in both chambers, the senate late Satur- day passed a compromise version of the measure designed by its sponsors to curb activities of James C. Petrillo, head of the American Federation of Musi- cians. Previously approved by the house, the bill would provide penalties ranging up to a year in jail and fine for compel- ling or trying to compel radio stations to: Hire more employes than they need, pay for services not per- formed, pay unions for using phonograph records, or halt pro- grams originatin abroad or those in this country of a non-commer- cial, cultural or educational na- ture. Soys No One Knows What Requirements Will Be; Truman Attitude Brings New Controversy WASHINGTON, April Dwight D. Eisenhower told congress today that military experts or law makers how many men the armed forces will be short if the draft expires. "No one can possibly forecast exactly how short our require- ments will be; but everyone I have heard agrees wo will be the army chief of staff told the senate military commit- tee. The senate group has agreed to vote tomorrow on the administra- tion request for a one-year ex- tension of selective service bey- ond the expiration date of May 15. Gen. Eisenhower's reappear- ance before the group pointed up the extension request. Two Estimates Vary Widely Eisenhower noted that Maj. Gen. Lewis B. Hershey, selective service head, had estimated the army shortage at 400.000 men if the draft expires, that Maj. Gen. W. S. Paul, army personnel chief, put the shortage at and that other estimates ranged be- tween these two. "I say with all respect to you gentlemen that you don't know." Eisenhower said. "It's a gamble any way you look at it. And gen- tlemen, in my opinion, any gam- ble with the national security of the United States at this time is a gamble with peace and security of the world. "With till the sincerity I possess I urge you, do not take this gam- ble." "War Not Over" Eisenhower disagreed with contentions that the "war is over." "If we pretend that the war is over the second that the shooting stops, we are likely to lose the aims and purposes for which we made the sacrifice of he testified. The only way the army can be certain of manpower to carry out pledged and assigned tasks, he said, is to extend the draft for a year. President Truman's firm insis- tence on draft extension, army- navy, merger and universal mili- tary training plunged lawmakers today into fresh controversy that cut sharply across party lines. Truman For Extension The chief executive emphasized in his Chicago army day speech Saturday that he wants selective service continued for a year, des- ires the military forces consolid- ated in one department and is just as strong as ever for a peace- time training program which he insjsted would not involve "con- scription." But in some senate quarters his declaration that a necessary army of many men "can be continuous- ly and adequately supplied for another year only by the selective service act" was interpreted as paving the way for congressional delay on training legislation. Senator Bridges a member of the military commit- tee, told n reporter he doesn't see how any training system could be set up as long as the draft con- "You can't draft everybody who is III and have anybody left to hi- remarked. Greater returns for amount in- News Classified Ads Demands Case Be Removed From Council Docket Takes Attitude Issue Set- tled by Agreement Between Iran and Russia By CHARLKS A. GRUMICH WASHINGTON. April 8, Russia posed a new threat of boy- cott before the United Nations security council today unless the council abandons .its scrutiny of the Iranian case and accepts the Soviet view that the issue has been settled in bi-lateral. agree- ment between Iran and the Soviet unuion. Moscow took a direct hand last night, broadcasting both a firm- Iv phrased demand thai the coun- cil remove the Iranian case from its docket and a telegram from Iranian Premier Ahmed Qavam to Prime Minister Stalin expres- sing satisfaction with the new agreement between them. "Must He Moscow said Soviet Ambassa- dor Andrei A. Gromyko had ad- vised U. N. Secretary-General Trygve Lie in New York that the Iranian case "must be dropped" at once rather than remain on the agenda for reconsideration May (I. by which time all RIM! army troops are supposed to be out of Iran. In a letter to Lie dated April 6, Gromyko was quoted as say- ing the council's retention of the Iranian case for re-checkinc on May is "not right and is illegal and is contrary to the charter of the United Nations there is no reason to leave the Iranian question before the security coun- cil for any further discussion." The instrument of Russian pro- tests against the council's hear- ing of the Iranian issue thus far has been the walkout begun by Gromyko on March 27. when Iran was put on the agenda over his vigorous opposition. Gromyko has absented himself from all business sessions on the council since then, although he has re- joined his council colleagues at social functions. New Debate Looms Gromyko's letter to Lie promis- ed to stir new debate when the council meets at 3 p. m. EST to- morrow after a long weekend recess, during which Poland an- nounced her Intention to bring the Spanish question before the council and Moscow sought to show Russia and Iran had reach- ed complete agreement. The Moscow radio quoted Pre- mier Qavam as saying "full mu- tual understanding has been reached between two friendly and neighboring countries" and also quoted Stalin's reply to Qavam: "I am certain the agreement which was reached due to these talks will serve for further pro- gress and strengthening of co- operation and friendship between the people of our countries." CHINA DENIES REPORT CHUNGKING. April 8. The Chinese government denied today a report that it had re- quested Russia to delay with- drawal from certain cities In Manchuria. The report, published by the communist New China Daily News under a Yenan dateline, said that Gen. Tung Yen Ping, commander of national forces in. Manchuria, had asked the Rus- sian army chief of staff to post- pone Soviet withdrawal from certain cities. LIKES RABBITS The chief food of the fisher is rabbit meat, which the animal procures cither by running the rabbits down, or by stalking them cat-fashion. Even the bristling procupine is not safe from this little killer, which seems to be immune to the ill effects of por- cupine quills. THf PESSIMIST D7 Bob Dltnki. IT. If you live through Sat- urday night you've got a pretty good chance o' sur- vivin' another you stay at home Sunday after- noon. We'yo never heard o' a girl yit that had any success in rcformin' a tightwad.   

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