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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - April 16, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma                             Let's see, than five weeks until school's out here, Hereford tours and Rodeo coming in summer, a person had better start figuring where to crowd in that vacation before long. WEATHER Generally fair this afternoon, to- and Wednesday. THE ADA EVENING NEWS Avernno Net March 1'nld CircuUllon 8078 Member: Audit Bureau of CircuUllon 43rd 1 ADA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 1946 FIVE CENTS THE COPK Institute For Lawyers Back From Service Ada One of Cities Selected For Refresher Courses; Starts April 23 John G. Hervey, executive secretary of the Oklahoma Bar Association, and County Judge Moss Wimbish, who is in charge of local arrangements, hnve an- nounced that plans arc complete for a refresher institute for vet- eran lawyers to be held hi Ada. The Institute will 'kick-oft' Tuesday, April 23, nt p. m. at the "district court room. Lectures will be held on Tues- day and Friday nights and will conclude May 10. This work is in conjunction with the legal in- stitutes committee and the com- mittee on post war'aids for ex- service lawyers of the Oklahoma Bar Association. Is For Area The Ada institute will be for the benefit of veteran lawyers in the south-central part of the state and is expected to attract veteran lawyers from all of the counties surrounding Pontotoc county. The tentative plans of the cen- tral committee of the Oklahoma Bar Association call for courses at Ada, Alva, Altus, Anadarko, Ardmore, Bristow, Clinton, Enid, Guymon, Hugo, McAlester, Mus- kofiee. Oklahoma City, Pawhus- ka, Poteau, Tulsa, Vinita and Woodward. Other cities will be added if the need becomes evi- dent. Expect Hervey To Be Here An institute in Oklahoma City starts the same day as the Ada institute. Members of the local bar are proud of the fact that Ada has been chosen as the first to launch this program, accord- ing to local attorneys. It is expected that Mr. Hervey, former dean of the law school pt the University of Oklahoma, will (Continued on Page 2 Column 2) Disasters Killed in Manchuria TOKYO. April The world's worst mining disaster underground explosion which snuffed out 1.549 Chinese and Korean lives in the Honkciko colliery in Manchuria was re- ported for the first time today by allied four years after it happened. The accident occurred April 26, 1942, under Japanese occupation. It was kept secret by the military from even the Japanese govern- ment for a month. The explosion was set off by a short circuit which ignited mo- thane gas. That exploded nn ac- cumulation of coal dust in tun- nels for a distance of more than two kilometers (about 1% said Kirk V. Cammak, mining en- gineer with the natural resources division of allied headquarters. Most of the deaths were caused by carbon monoxide poisoning. Several hundred were needless; a mine official refused to turn on ventilating fans for fear oC spreading the fire, Cammack said. The only comparable mine dis- aster was at Pas De Calais, France, in 1906, when French miners were killed, Cam- mack added. The Honkciko Colliery, located in the Pen Hsi-Hu coal field, pro- duced tons of coal in 1941. MARSHALL REACHES TOKYO TOKYO, April eral Marshall, special envoy to China, and Mrs. Marshall landed at Atsugi airport this afternoon. They were accompanied by Mrs. Henry A. Byroade, wife of Brig. Gen. Byroade, aide to Mar- shall. The party were guests of Gen- eral MacArthur at the American embassy tonight. Marshall is returning to China. NO SKKVANT PKOHLICM TOKYO, April will be no servant problem for occupation wives coming to Jap- an, the Eighth army labor officer said today. He reported many cooks, maids and other domestics had been obtained in anticipation of the families' arrival next month. WEATHER I OKLAHOMA Generally fair this afternoon, tonight and Wed- nesday; warmer west and north tonight; low temperatures lower 50's except near 45 in Panhandle, warmer Wednesday. Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and warmer trend Woclnrsd.-iy and Thursday; cooler Friday end Saturday; war- mer again Sunday; lowest tem- peratures averaging 2-8 degrees above normal in Nebraska, Kan- sas and Missouri and near normal in Oklahoma; showers in gener- al light amount Thursday or Fri- day over eastern Nebraska, east- ern Kansas, Oklahoma and Mis- souri, Small Twister Hits Laxton Community Causes Damage, No One Hurt; Hail Causes Some Lost In County, Ada Suffers Under Hardest Deluge in Several Years It didn't take long to do it but weather that boiled up early Monday afternoon over Pontotoc county left plenty of marks with an almost record rainfall in Ada, hail in several communities and a small twister that hit the Laxton area south of Fitzhugh. A strip of land about a mile wide was affected by the windstorm. Laxton school building was in session; the south wall and roof were damaged but none of. the children was hurt. The Joe Zumbro home was blown away, that of Alf Kennedy moved about 12 feet from the foundations, a barn torn down on the Dewey Dentori ranch. Found Selves in Yard The Zumbros reported they no- ticed the walls weaving in the high wind, then suddenly found themselves in the yard, where OTC Appeals Denco Case Files Notice of Appeal Of Commission Order Grant- ing Denco Atoka-O. C. Runs Grand Jury Is Hearing Witnesses No Word of Findings Or Line of Evidence Soughl1 Available for Present Word has just been received by attorneys for the Denco Bus cpm- pany that the Corporation Com- mission had a hearing on Monday afternoon on the motion for a new trial .filed by the Oklahoma Transportation company because of the order granted by the Com- mission last Thursday permitting the Denco Bus Lines to run a five-bus schedule daily from Atoka to Ada to Oklahoma City and return. The commission, without re- quiring the presence of Denco's attorneys, overruled the Okla- homa Transportation company's motions at the time of the filing. These motions were a continu- ance of the company's protests against granting the Denco per- mit. After the Oklahoma Transpor- tation company's motions were over-ruled, their attorneys gave notice of appeal to the supreme court and asked permission to file a supersedeas bond which, if granted, might prevent the Den- co Bus company from running its buses on the proposed schedule until the appeal is heard. The commission set down for hearing and argument the ques- tion oC granting the appeal bond for Friday, April 19, at a.m. It is the contention of Denco's attorneys that it is within the dis- cretion of the commission to deny the grunting of an appeal bond where the traveling public is af- fected as in this case, and that because of public interest and convenience the granting of the bond should be denied. If no appeal bond is allowed by the commission, Denco offi- cials say they have all equipment ready and will immediately start running the five-bus schedule, daily from Atoka to Oklahoma City and return. Fund to Highway Patrol Approved Court Okays Allocation From Contingency Fund OKLAHOMA CITY, April allocation from the governor's contingency 'fund to the state department of public safety to finance an expansion of the highway patrol was held val- id by the state supreme court in a 5 to 3 decision today. The court held the governor had acted within his legal discre- tion'in making the allocation and that the emergency city by the department of public safety could not have been foreseen by the legislature. A writ of mandamus was issued to the slate auditor directing him to honor claims against the allo- cation. The additional funds were sought by Safety Commissioner J. M. Gentry, who said the patrol needed 25 additional troopers to combat an increase in crime and traffic accidents, ---------------------K-------------------- Tax Commission Is Upheld by Court Denied Beer Licenses Where Dancing Permitted OKLAHOMA CITY, April 16. Oklahoma Tax Com- mission was upheld by the state supreme court today in two ac- tions denying beer licenses un- der the state law prohibiting the sale of beer where dancing is per- mitted. In one case, appealed by J. M. Cox, Oklahoma City, the court ruled that an application for a retail dealer's beer license to op- erate a "package store" should be denied when it was shown the store will be on the same ises us a dance hall. In the second case, appealed by Harry B. Stewart, Oklahoma court held that the tax commission may use its discre- tion to deny an application when the applicant's place of business is "near whore public dancing is held, and is connected by side- walks, constructed so that it is manifestly for use only of patrons of said establishments." they clung to a tree until the blow was past. Mrs. Zumbro suf- fered bruises from hailstones. Fruit in the neighborhood was reported ruined, and many trees damaged by the wind and hail. Pleasant Hill 'suffered some from hail. Oldtimers in Ada, meanwhile, said that 2.67 inches of rain that fell over a 30-minute period was the hardest here in several years. Rainfall during the night brought the total to 3.49 inches. The water came and went in a hurry in Ada. Some downtown stores were damaged when water rushed over the curbs. At Stevens Ready to Wear, water gained entrance from a back door. Boxes and paper were (Continued on Page 2 Column 4) Sponsor List For Farm Youth Calf Program Growing This is the last week during which sponsors are being lined up to back purchase of dairy calves 'for county farm youths, in the 1946 dairy calf program. Dozens pf calves will be. pur- chased with the backing of "spon- sors already listed, and others are being added daily to the sponsor list. The sponsor makes the pur- chase possible and at no risk of loss, for the registered Holstein, Milking Shorthorn and Jersey calves are fully insured. Cudahy Packing company is sponsoring six calves this year and Central Dairy Products (Steffens) and Service Chevrolet two each. Sponsors already listed for one calf each include: Scott's Ready-to-W ear, Bob Cason Motor company, the Trading Post, Evans Hardware, F r e e m a n-Thrash Motor and Equipment Co., Howard Fleet, Mrs. Hazel T. Fleet. Frank T. Fleet, Margaret and Si Freeman, W. M.. Emanuel, Charles E. Thompson, Roy Lol- lar and Harvey J. Lambert, Oklahoma State Bank, Guy Looper, Anthony Floyd Jr., Coody's Dairy, Albert S. Ross., C. R. Anthony Co., Bernard G. Howard, Spann-Denison Motor Co., Dr. L. W. Cheek and Dr. Tom Granger, H. S. Moore, Bobby Thompson, Preston A. O'Neal, George G. Toler, Harral Allen, Martin Clark, J. P, Lowmah, H. W. Constant, Melton -nnd Son, Hollow Hard- ware, Dawes Harden, Wither- spoon Finance Co., Dr. R. E. Cowling, Dr. C. 'F. Needham, Shannon Feed Co., Foster Mc- Swain, Ada Army Store, W. R. Thomas and J. A. Richardson, Hotel Aid ridge, M. F. Bayless, Dr. Ed Granger, Dr. O. H. Miller, McCurley-Bay- less Drug Co., Mrs. Katie L. Knott, Dr. E. R. Muntz and Dr. George R. Stephens, Ed Menasco, Preston Payne, Harry Lundgaard, John Di Ririard, W. A, Delaney Jr., Dr. Alfred R. Sugg, Dr. E. M. Gullatt, Olive Lumber Co. and W. E. Pitt, Smith Funeral Home, Copoland Baking Co., S. M. Baublits, Okla- homa Tire and Supply Co., Pepsi- Cola Bottling Co., George E. Smith, Oklahoma Gas and Elec- tric Co. Bring Cattle To County Pastures Four Hundred More Stoek- er Cattle on Way From Southwest Texas lush pastures of Pontotoc county are vying with the famed Osage in the fattening of stocker cattle coming from Southwest Texas and headed to northern points. Philip Busby, manager of the 4B Ranch, has en route to Ada 400 head of two and threj year old steers which will be unloaded Wednesday and taken to the ranch. This makes a total of ap- proximately 800 head of cattle he has brought into Ada in the past six weeks, 400 of which are already scattered over Pontotoc county pastures. Members of the grand jury that is in session now received a word instruction before they were impaneled and left for a jury room whete entrance is made only on request from the jury itself or attorneys working with the jurors. There has been no word from the grand jury and no word is expected for several days. How- ever, witnesses were "on top" and being called in for question- ing. "This grand jury is empowered and is designed by law as a means not only that of bringing to trial persons accused of of- fenses upon just grounds, but also as a means of protecting the rights of good citizens and to see that no good citizen is accused unjustly no matter from what source these accusations might come or what motive might prompt was part the instruction given jurors by. Dis- trict Judge Tal Crawford. Jury's Duty "It. is the duty of a grand jury to investigate and inquire into and true presentment make of all charges and things called to your attention. You are instructed however, not to indict any per- son for envy, hatred, malice, bias or prejudice. Neither are you to fail to return an indictment against any person whom you think guilty because of friend- ship, fear, favor, affection 01 hope of reward. "You must let your actions re- flect your honest judgment ac- cording to the best of your belief and understanding: You are specifically instructed not to in- dict any person for personal or political reasons. Must Work Rapidly "You should do your work rapidly but efficiently and are instructed that the work.of this body, you as a grand jury, have your work finished a repor made to the court on 'or lief ore June 30, 1946, as the January term of district of-Pontetoc 'coun- ty ends on that date. "Investigate thoroughly, effi- ciently and quickly all matters called' to your attention by this court and also any matters sub- mitted to your consideration 'by the prosecuting officers and any and -all. matters which comes to your knowledge in the course o: your investigation or from your investigation or from your ob- servations as citizens throughou the communities in which you reside. "Under the law, your proceed- ings are secret as to all things that transpire in the jury room both as-to your acts and the test- imony of witnesses that might be called before you. What To Investigate "When you have begun your inquiries and investigations you should investigate: "1. The case of every person a present in the jail of Pontotoc county, or sub-divisions of the county on a criminal charg.e anc not indicted. "2. You should thoroughly in vestigate and look into the con ditions and management of the county jail. "3. Investigate into the wilfu misconduct, management or cor ruption in office by any or al Japanese Officers Convicted (Continued on Page 2 Column 5 Tour Freeholders In Inspection Trip Monday Night Meeting Brings Discussion of Old., Charter, Administration Four members of the Ad board of freeholders left Tuesday morning on a trip of inspection that would take them to Duncan and to Chickasha to investigate city charters and governmental, methods. They are Tommie Maines, Wen- dell Thomas, Claude McMillan and the board chairman, Dr. Charles F. Spencer. Their trip followed a Monday night meeting at which long and interested discussion took place on the history of handling of Ada's affairs under the 1912 char- ter, with partfeular attention to legal provisions on municipal government. Members of the board reported Tuesday that much useful infor- mation was obtained through J. D. Willoughby, soon to retire as commissioner of public works and property, who has also served as mayor and   is familiar with methods here from his experience in two of the three city commis- sion offices. Burrell Oliver, who succeeds Willoughby in May, was also present and took part in the dis- cussions. Friday Ross Taylor, Bartles- ville city manager, is to tie here to outline how affairs of that city are handled. Numerous groups will be call- ed on by the Ada board to advise and discuss proposed charter amendments before a final draft is ready for submission to the voters. These four Japanese army officers, convicted of executing three Doolittle raiders of Tokyo, have received light sentences of from five to nine years, as a U. S. Military board ruled that orders came from higher-up. Shown in the Road jail, Shankhai are L. to R.: Capt. Tatsata Sotojiro, commander of the Shankhai prison; Lt. Ruyhei Okada and Lt. Yusei Wako, who served a board which convicted the U. S. fliers, and Lt. General Shugera Sawada, Jap commander of the 13th Telephoto by Harlow Church, NEA photographer. If on 18-Year Old Lad, Don't Figure Draft Has Passed House Has Passed Bill to Forbid Drafting Anyone Under It Is NOT Law Yet and Senate Feels Differently By JAMES WASHINGTON, April 16. old boy 19-year old boy, but----- Don't start 'making plans passed by the house yesterday. That bill would forbid the'" drafting of anyone under 20 years of age after May'15. But it still is only a bill, not a law. It is just what the house thinks the law should be. Now it's up to the seriate to. act, maybe in a week of Senate-May-Vote-Differently Arid the senate probably will vote for something quite different from the house version. Then the house and senate will have to get together to work out some kind of compromise on the two different bills. That compromise will.be. the one that becomes law, provided the president signs it. Undoubt- MARLOW you're an 18-yeai take a deep breath and wait now based on the draft bil COUNTY HAS HAD 16 DRAFTED THIS YEAR Since the first of this year, Pontotoc county draft boards have filled their quotas, but most of the young men who went into the services curing that time were volunteers. Selective Service Board No. 1 had calls for 8 in January, 6 in February and 7 in in all. Fifteen enlistments made it necessary to draft only six. Board 2 had calls for in January, 13 in March and 10 in February, but had to draft only 10. Government Seeks To Unsnarl Butter, Bread, Meat Mess Wartime Controls Back on to Spur Butter Production; May Restore Controls on Slaughtering, in Battle On Black Market; Dairy Leader Says Move Will Cut Milk Output By WILLIAM A. KINNEY WASHINGTON, April 16. The government mapped a new attack on the snarled food situation today in- volving butter, bread, black markets. Wartime controls were ordered slapped back in an effort to spur butter production and Stabilization Director Chester Bowles foresaw a "real improvement within the n e x t "60 days" on his front. The senate agriculture committee called for more de- tails 011 factors dislocating meat distribution, while OPA and the agriculture department moved to restore other wartime controls on slaughtering with the aim of spreading available supplies more evenly. A potential bread problem had members of the senate small bus- ness committee seeking ways of neeting famine relict quotas for overseas without impairing the nation's flour supplies. Baking ndustry spokesmen told the com- yiittec yesterday that if these supplies fall 25 percent below ast year government bread ra- .ioning or black markets in tho lood are probable. Higher Dairy Subsidies The move for butter production was bracketed with OPA action ,o keep consumers bills at their levels for milk, butter, cheese and other dairy products. Debate Opens On OPA Life edly it will be different from the individual house and senate ver- sions. But no matter what happens, the house and senate will have to come through with their compro- mise bill by May 15. That's the date when the pres- ent selective service act the draft unless congress extends its life. It surely will. In shoving through yesterday's bill, the house ignored some very urgent pleas of Secretary of Wai- Patterson, General Eisenhower and other war department offici- als. What Was Got Here's a line-up of what offici- als asked for and what they got: They wanted The draft law extended from May 15 at least until May 15, 1947. The house extend it only 9 months, until Feb. 15. They druft to be a continuous thing for one year. The house ban any drafting between May 15 and Oct. 15, or a 5-month holiday. They draft- ing of youths as young as 18 years of age. The house ban draft- ing of anyone under 20. They increase of 20 percent in pay for army men. The house increase ranging from 50 per cent for pri- vates and apprentice seamen to 10 per cent for major generals and rear admirals. (The 50 percent increase for privates would raise their pay from a month to Volunteers Preferred The oCficials suggested a limit of 18 months' military.service for draftees, it the draft were con- tinued another year. The house put the 18-month limit on service but, as noted, chopped continuance of the draft to 9 months. The officials frankly said they'd much prefer to fill the army ranks with volunteers in- stead' of draftees. Greater returns for amount in- News Classified Ads Marshall Rushing To Peiping to Try To Halt Manchuria War General Marshall, recognizing the urgency of the Manchurian fighting, tomorrow will fly di- rect from Tokyo to Peiping, Ilia Sino-American truce headquar- ters, to again throw his powerful influence into peace negotiations. Marshall, President Truman's special envoy to China, cancelled an important conference with Chinese Premier T. V. Soong in Shanghai to go direct to the truce headquarters city. There he will meet the impo- tent Sino-American committee of three substitutes for all three original not had authority to carry out its assigned mission of affecting a truce between battling Chinese government and Communist forces. Ke effected both military and political truces last January, but neither was put into effect and shortly after he went to Washington for conferences, the situation worsened. Marshall's decision to fly to Peiping wns made after the No. 2 Chinese Communist leader, Gen. Chpu En-Lai, called the fighting in Manchuria full scale civil war. J3oth Marshall and Chou wers original members of the committee of three, along with Minister of War Chen Cheng, who is ill. Marshall con- ferred with MacArthur in Tokyo today. There was a virtual news blackout-unexplained, but pre- sumably caused by poor commu- from Manchuria to- day. However, Associated Press Correspondent Spencer Davis radioed from Mukden that the situation in embattled Chang- chun, the Manchurian capital, was so tense that a neutral plane probably would be sent there to remove five American corres- a woman. Latest news from Changchun said Communists, attacking from three directions, had captured Changchun's three airfields. Extension Hearing in Sen- are Committee; Truman May Be Asked to Help By J. W. DAVIS WASHINGTON, April Morse (R-Ore) said to- day assurances from President Truman of "fair and reasonable" OPA actions will be needed to save the price control agency in congress. Morse told reporters he spoke as a friend of OPA who wants to continue "regulations necessary to the objectives of price_ control as a check against inflation." He added: "It is perfectly obvious that the president must take a hand in this matter and give us some def- inite assurances that OPA is go- ing to function in a fair and rea- sonable manner, in accordance with the facts rather than in ac- cordance with some ideology of some subordinate official." Given those assurances, Morse said, fighters of inflation "will be able to prevent emasculation of the OPA program." The Oregon lawmaker spoke as the senate banking committee re- called Economic Stabilizer Ches- ter Bowles for further testimony on legislation to extend OPA a year beyond June 30. Administration opposed amendments, on which house vot- ing will start tomorrow, include: 1. To take farm products out of OPA's control. 2. To end the meat subsidy which the government now pays processors to keep down retail prices. 3. To require price ceilings high enough to assure a profit on ev- ery item each manufacturer, rather than "fair and equitable" ceilings on an industry wide basis. Walkout Hits Tire Production Today AKRON, O., April 16. tire production was halted today al. the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. as CIO rub- ber workers protested the trans- fer of some employes to a dif- ferent department, a company spokesman said. There was no report imme- diately on the number of work- ers affected, but the company de- clared the stoppage began as a slowdown late yesterday and that work gradually ceased. Goodyear said the slowdown followed transfer of some work- ers from the curing 3'oom to an- othcr department, leaving a smaller number of men to handle the same amount ol work. The transfer, Goodyear added, was in connection with "the elimina- tion of a temporary operation which regular operators pre- viously had performed." Greater returns for amount in- News Classified Ads Bowles On Stand WASHINGTON, April 16, Economic Stabilizer Chester Bowles said today any increase in coal prices as the result of a strike settlement would be fixed strictly on the basis of the ad- ministration's wage stabilization policies. There will be "no round about he told Senator Cape- hart (R-Ind.) during testimony before the senate banking com- mittee on legislation to continue OPA a year beyond June 30. "Suppose the operators and the union get together on a 20 per cent increase in wages" and the operators ask a increase in the price of asked Cape- hart. Bowles replied it would be up to the wage stabilization board to say what part of the wane in- crease could be approved as the basis for a price increase. "1 want to say very he continued, "that we are not going beyond, the amount ap- provable. There will be no ex- ceptions as far as we are concern- ed from, the wage stabilization program." State Secretaries Convention fo Ada C. of C. Secretaries Gather Here May 10, Samuel R. Pettingill Speaker The secretaries of the chambe; of commerce of the state wil meet in Ada, Friday, May 10. W. A. Delaney, Jr., president of the Ada chamber, has secur- ed Samuel R. Pettinghill, one o the outstanding writers a n "J speakers of the nation, to address the gathering. A former congressman f r o IT Indiana, Pettinghill has been on" of the well known columnists foi the last several years. He is sair I to be a forceful speaker. Mr Delaney hopes to have a state- wide hookup for the speech on May 10. A program of larger subsidies for dairy farmers was announced yesterday to compensate for high- er feed and labor costs. On butter, the OPA aimed at overcoming a situation which had nade it more nrofitable to use jutlorfat for ice cream and other products than for butter. Accordingly, the wartime ban. will be restored on the sale of whipping cream and restrictions will be placed 6n the amount of gutter fat in ice cream. The pro- gram also includes price ceilings tor the first time cream used n bakery products and ice cream Leonard E. Hurtz of Omaha, chairman of the dairy industry :ommittee, contended in a state- ment that the new program would lead to a decline in milk production "and continued short- ages" of dairy products." Charges "National Scandal" The senate agriculture commit- tee was plainly exercised about the meat situation which Packer James D. Cooney testified was a national scandal which makes prohibition look like petty crime." With the FBI ordered into ac- tion against one group of black marketers; there were hopes of curbing some illegal transactions in meat, but opinions differed sharply whether the reimposition of slaughtering controls would achieve its aim of improving tha general meat situation. Price Administrator Paul A. Porter said the effect of tha controls would be to "provide for better distribution of meat sup- plies at ceiling prices to retail stores." Secretary of agriculture said it meant "in reality a share- the-livestock program." COURT TO HEAR JONES' SUIT ON REAPPORTIONMENT OKLAHOMA CITY, April 16, state supreme court met this afternoon to hear argument in a suit by Jenkin Lloyd Jones, editor of the Tulsa Tribune, test- ing validity of a partial senatorial reapporlionment act passed by the last legislature. The act in question separated Grant county from Kay county in district nine and placed it in district seven with Alfalfa and major counties. Jones contend- ed that the legislature could not lawfully make a partial reapport- ionment but must redistrict tha entire state if it takes any action at all. The court has assumed original jurisdiction in the case. TH' PESSIMIST By Dob Blankl, Jr, Ain't it funny, in th' av- erage home when th' gits sick she nearly nllus at- tributes it t' overwork, worry an' household drudgeries, but when 'or husband gits sick she allu.s attributes it t' too much golf, too much fishin' er too much on Saturday night. Mrs. Newt Lark suicided late yisterday afternoon while listenin' t' 'er twenty- fifth radio soap opera.   

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