Ada Evening News, November 13, 1946

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November 13, 1946

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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - November 13, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma #A person must have accomplished something notable to win a olaee in Ko.’..* *« «wl / wl . a ...----  ro    «»    ■"    listing    of    Who s Who rn America," but a lot of us are right there every wee ie seal Average Net October Paid Circulation 8601 Member: Audit Bureau of Circulation 43rd Year—No. 179 THE ADA EVENING NEWS FINAL EDITION Bates Angus Bring Average of Over $1,000 For 99 Animals ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1946 There were no outstanding I calves at side. P-'ices paid for animals at the Charles T. Bates complete disperse sale of his herd of Aberdeen-Angus, and some individual lot prices were not as high as they have been, but the average on the 99 lots sold was more than $1,000. The total amount paid for animals was SI07.000. The weather was perfect, the Pig sa^e barn was filled to capa-city and out of state buyers were numerous. Blue Bov of Bates, prize winning three-vear old bull,’ solo to George Manahan, Tulsa rancher and oil man. Penney and James (JC. Penney and Orm James) was the heaviest buyer. James did not attend the sale, but Mr. Pennev Blue Boy of Bates was the highest priced animal sold, but his long list of show winnings seemed to be disregarded as bidders traced his bloodlines back several generations. The animal was smooth in every respect, but not in as good condition as he was during the show season. The second highest priced bull sold for $2,850 to C. W. Cotton, Tulsa rancher. This bull, Juan-nera Erne of Bates, was sired by an international champion. Bu,Is Average High rst three bulls averaged $3,617 and all IO bulls sold averaged $1,690 and the cheapest bull sold for $550. _ L_ j .    *     '    Bulls    went    to Tulsa, Wewoka, lots for a total of Ada, and out of state to Nebraska V /h I lf iii D/\rt VV rf-\ »*    .    J    e    O /> A A /•    J.    A I _ _ S26.000. Penney paid S3.600 for Blackcap Bessie 13th of Ada. Wewokan Heavy Buyer J B Aldridge of Wewoka was another heavier buver. He spent $16,175 for 17 lots. Many of these consisted of older cows with Texas, Arkansas, Kansas and Missouri. The entire herd was offered in various age groupings; the best group was that of cows less than six years old. The top female was a five year old sold to a Char- lotteville, Va., rancher. One rancher. Freeman Keys, came all the way from Danville, Ky to purchase two animals and in his opinion he purchased the best two in the sale. “If I wanted cows, I’d be buying some of those, Keys said as the various proven females entered the sale ring. Hereford Breeders Attend Almost every Hereford breeder in Hereford Heaven was in attendance at the sale. E. O. Ingle Mena, Ark., rancher and lumberman, was in this area looking oyer some of the animals that will be offered for sale in January and February, and spent a c°uPle of hours at the Bates sales. The sale started promptly at 12 noon and ended five and a*half hours later. The Charles T. Bates Angus herd was one of the outstanding herds in the state before the Tuesday sale and had more prize winning animals than any other ranch of that breed. Indians Will Planes Take Hay to Snowbound Heel Important Information To Be Given About Funds At Stake Under New Law E.i P. Goforth, president of the county Choctaw - Chickasha confederation and member of Confederation of American Indians. laid Wednesday morning that an important meeting will De he.d Saturday morning from IO to 12 a. m. in the district court room here. The two hour meeting is important to all Indians as information obtained by local Indian leaders at the Congress of American Ind.ans meeting at Oklahoma City recently will be presented. Four Counties Invited This meeting concerns mem-oers of the Choctaw and Chickasaw tribes and all other tribe members. Indians from Coal. Johnston. Murray and Pontotoc counties nave been invited to attend the meeting Choctaw and Chickasaw’ Ind.ans have about $18,000,000 at stake; this will be discussed at the meeting but other Indians also nave similar amounts at stake, Goforth said. Food To Families and Livestock Drift* IO to 18 Feet High Impede Rescue Efforts; Filet Spots Distress Signal, Finds One Area in Distress DENVER, Colo., Nov. 13—(AP—Army vehicles bucked huge snowdrifts today to get food to hundreds of families and thousands of head of livestock as Red Cross headquarters was set up to relieve the suffering caused by southeastern Colorado's worst blizzard in years. Glen Johnson Ms Out To Find House, Committee Place (Jp) By CHARLES HASLET WASHINGTON, Nov. 13.-—Two Oklahoma democratic con-gr ess men-elect joined the ranks of Washington house hunters today, Glen D. Johnson of Okemah, Certify 64 Vets For Automobiles OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 13. —The regional veterans administration office here said to-day 64 veterans in central and western Oklahoma have been certified as eligible lo receive automobiles because of loss of one or both legs. Congress passed legislation last summer appropnaiing $1,600 for each veteran who lost the use of a leg Vt bove the ankle. Of the 64 veterans certified as t agible, only 12 have been certified for payment, indicating that few automobiles are available/ c en to such veterans. The local YA office has received 107 applications. ♦ Planes stood bv to fly hay to snowbound cattle and sheep which could not be reached by army “weasels,” trucks and bulldozers tnat plowed into drifts, some of them IO to 18 feet high. Fair skies were forecast for today’s rescue efforts by the weather bureau which reported a foot-deep blanket of snow over most of the area four days after snow stopped falling in the weeklong blizzard which has claimed 15 lives. The Red Cross established headquarters at Colorado Springs to coordinate relief activities. Planes Carry Aid A seven-plane reconnaissance mission from Colorado Springs  discovered many families in need \ ictor Wickersham i of food and fuel in the Edison district 50 miles southeast of there. Sighting a distress signal—an x traced in the STIGLER ASSAILS INDIAN BL REAL WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, UP— The bureau of Indian affairs is work.ng out plans under which the Ind.an _ service % eventually c~ vin*. assistant commissioner, said today. Hep W G. Stigler (D-Okla). speaking before the annual con-vent ion of the national congress for mer Oklahoma state legislator, and Preston E. Peden of Altus. Johnson will replace Rep. Lyle Boren < D-Okla), and Peden succeeds Rep (D-Okla). Each also is interested in finding out what office space he is to get and ch w ants to confer with party leaders on committee assignments. Johnson Has Preferences Johnson told a reporter his preference was Ways and Means committee as he was on the House Revenue committee when he was in the state legislature. It is difficult. however, for a new member of Congrers to obtain a membership on that committee and Johnson s next choice is Interstate Commerce. Peden is primarily interested in obtainin' a place on the House Agriculture committee. Johnson said he does not intend t > introduce any legislation for sev ral months. I want to get my feet on the ground and take care of the needs of the people in my district,” he said. Takes Stand As Labor Discussing labor legislation, he in the snow—William Hunt landed and was told by a rancher of the district’s plight. Five C-47 army transport planes from Lowry Field flew hay to a herd of 10,000 cattle reported “frozen in their tracks” in three feet of snow #in Lincoln county. Another cargo plane dropped hay to starving antelope in that county. A private airline (United) put a plane at the disposal of the Red Cross for relief W’ork. Farther south, in the Pueblo I area, 64 army trucks, seven weasels ’ and three bulldozers from the Pueblo ordnance depot fanned out over the storm-swept country on mercy missions. One “weasel”—a tracked army vehicle designed for snow travel —went 21 miles north of Boone to bring out two children of the Dhu Wright family reported ill with influenza. Hundreds of other stranded families were contacted U. S. Sending Expedition To Antarctic Will Tetf Equipment In Frigid Zones, Add To Scientific Knowledge Of Area By ELTON C. FAY WASHINGTON. Nov. 13, UP)— The United States, aware of Russia s uneasiness over military maneuvers in the Artic, has picked the other end of the earth for a frigid zone test of naval ships and weapons. A navy announcement giving details of the forthcoming expedition to the Antarctic defined it as “primarily of a military nature, preparatory for a possible “day in the future when the navy may be called upon to operate in cold weather.” Selection of the south Polar region for training navy personnel and trying out shiDs, aircraft and other paraphernalia of modern war presumably was dictated, among other things, by two American desires: 1—To allay Russian worries over operations in the vicinity of Soviet territory. 2—To assure, by means of the remoteness of the area, some degree of secrecy for the tests. However, the expedition under the technical direction of seasoned Polar Explorer Adm. Richard E. Byrd, will not be without neighbors. British There, Too? Byrd told a new's conference yesterday that the Russians have announced an Antarctic expedition—“but we don’t have much information,” about it. In addition. a British expedition which went into the area two years ago may still have personnel in Antarctica. The British base, however, is 1.500 miles from the probable headquarters for the navy venture—at the old location of the 1939-1941 Byrd expedition in the Ross sea. which faces toward New Zealand. Naval officials were cautious in replying to questions about laying formal claim to territory. Said Vice Admiral Forrest Sherman, deputy chief of naval operations: Territorial Claims Incidental The primary purpose of the expedition is to train naval units “and any effects these operation might have on the balance of conflicting claims to territories will be incidental only.” The officially stated obpectives of the four-month, 13-ship expedition are:    (I) training per sonnel and testing equipment in frigid zones; (2) consolidating and developing results of the previous expedition; (3) developing naval techniques for establishing and supporting bases under polar conditions: (4) amplifying scientific knowledge of the area relative to ocean, georaphic, geological, weather and other FIVE CENTS THE COPY election guess, band leader Ray Anthony sub-rruts to a dressing by Alphonse Borge of Chicago 111 as the unhappy! Wh° P‘CkCd the Winner gloa‘ ~ Ra> doesn t seem agement and labor alike respon sible but he does not desire to “go as far as the Ball bill or the Case bill proposes.” He wants retention of the for-...    ________ _____„gn. P°licy now followed by an go out of business! John Pro- I J°od<*nt Truman an<* Secretary of State Byrnes and he favors continuation of present agricultural laws “until something better ii offered.” Johnson said he thinks Congress should give gr«nts to states to put all educational opportunities in the nation on the same basis and added he is for any legislation that wfill benefit veterans. “Governor-elect Roy Turner of  Oklahoma is greatly interested in Stigler expressed the opionion I Tarm-to-market road program,” ’    *    *    -    -    Johnson    declared.    “I arn going to give I m every assistance possible from Washington in building such loads and in getting Oklahoma out of the mud.” American Inmans in Oklahoma City, said last week he was convinced the policy of the Indian bureau has been to maintain tribalism and segregation and perpetuate a system of bureaucratic domination.” ~ e bureau should formulate a plan to “emancipate the American Indian from slavery” and should “quit experimenting and using the Indian as a guinea PIE Proving said help of men like Stagier, a member of the house Indian affairs committee and himself of Choctaw Indian descent is needed to help w’ork out the p.an and bring the Indian into his proper place. *- Ever try slipping a discarded pillow s.ip cover over the end of your regular ironing board cover when pressing articles that are not color-fast? It helps keep the regular cover clean. WEATHER I I     - OKLAHOMA:    Partly    cloudy anight and Thursday, not so crud tx ti erne west and extreme n.or‘n n;g‘ * moderate tempers'ure Thursday. G eater returns for amount invested. Ada News Want Ads. Blue Cross Lists Al Lout Banks Individual Members Can Now Make Payments Blue Cross lists for the November 15 payment by individual members are now at local banks. C ai ds had been sent out earlier notifying these members to make their payments, but the banks had not received their lists at the time. However, the lists are here and payments can be made at either the Oklahoma State or the First National Bank. by-family sweep of the area. Weasel Brings Expectant Mother One of the hardest-hit spots was Karval, a farm community of 30 families where Lincoln County Agent John F. Jones said the snow was “40 inches deep on the level ground.” A “weasel” set out from there today with Mrs. Dick Haynes, an expectant mother. Although the weather bureau reported representative snow depths of IO inches in La Junta, 12 at Lamar and two at Pueblo, on the windswept plains, soil Conservation agents reported depths of 36 inches south of La Junta and 70 inches west of Pueblo. Crowley county agent said cattle losses in the Ordway area Ex-Sailors Urged To Apply Now Logging In Applications For Terminal Leave Pay WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, <**>— Commodore William R. Ryan, fiscal director of the navy, appealed to former navy men today to hurry up with those applications for terminal leave pay. Something like 2,000.000 hadn’t been heard of as of last Saturday, when the total received stood at 1,565,229. “The navy now is paying claims at the rate of 20.000 a day.” Ryan said in a statement, “and unless we can continue to receive a substantial amount of the expected 3,500.000 claims we cannot utilize the capacity to w'hich we are now built up for the ex-service men’s benefit.” That means those 1,200 people handling navy payments through a central disbursing office at probably would not exceed three u„„at LakeS naval trainin* sla- or four percent, “but would have been much higher without this outside equipment.” Pressure Does It A tornado can take a tight-fitting cork out of a battle. It re-duc .» the air pressure to the extent that the normal pressure inside the bottle blows out the cork. —-ii-- Read Tho News Classified Ads. Former Enlisted Men Find Common Point With Officer At last John Dailey had the opportunity all ex-service men have dreamed of. John, formerly a sergeant in the army, and his partner, Ernie Thomas, who W’as a buck private, own and operate a service station in Oklahoma City. A few days ago an officer in the army dressed as if he might be a general, approached their place of business and inquired. “May I use your rest room?” Answering. John said, “You mean the same one we use?”. The officer said, “Of course, why not?”. John retorted. “We didn’t while we were in service and I didn’t know whether it was permissable or not now.” Greater returns for amount invested Ada News Want Ads. Peru Quake Toll May Surpass IOO LIMA, Pjru, Nov. 13. — (ZP) — Peru counted at IOO known dead today in interior t-iwns wrecked by earth shocks w'hich began last Sunday and feared a higher toll might betorn? known with restoration of smashed Communications facilities. More than 60 persons were kill-i in Sihaus, a town of 11,540 population which was almost completely destroyed; 30 more perished at Pomabamba and several more were reported dead at MoHcpata, a town of about 2,800 said to have been about half destroyed. Other hard-hit cities included Mollebamba, 3,400 population, still out of contact with the outside world; Conchucos, Pampas and Palta Bueno. Reports from the interior r-.id the first shock, lasting 27 seconds, struck Sunday afternoon and that 52 minor shocks had been felt since that I tune. H. S. Game Thursday District Contest At Holdenville Moved Up One Night To accommodate Holdenville high school, Coach Elvan George of Ada has agreed to play the Wolverines Thursday night instead of Friday night. It will be the last conference game for both teams and will possibly attract the largest crowd to see a game at Holdenville this year. Coach George said that he could see no particular advantage or disadvantage by playing Thursday night and because Holdenville accommodated Ada a few years ago it was decided to play the game a day earlier than scheduled. Holdenville is looking for a final conference victory in hopes of moving into a tie for first place in the conference while the Cougars will be looking for their first conference victory. C. J. Powell, Holdenville mentor and former coach of the East Central Tigers, will not have any advantage over Coach George because it wasn’t until Wednesday morning that an agreement was made. Coach George said that he had a light scrimmage scheduled for Wednesday afternoon, and the rescheduling of the game will not affect the training schedule as he plans to continue with that scrimmage. Muskogee is playing Thursday night and the Ada mentor was planning to see the game as the Cougars play Muskogee next week. Principal Trice Broadrick said that the game was not rescheduled until ll a.m. Wednesday. He said, too, that tickets to the game are on sale at the Cor-ner Drug and E- and M. Clothiers. Clothing Prices May Level OH New NEW YORK, Nov. 12. — (ZF) — Clothing prices generally will remain at about their current levels unless there are sharp increases in fabric or labor costs, manufacturers indicated today. A possible exception is in rayon goods where an immediate increase in yam prices, estimated at about 12 per cent, is expected to raise fabric costs from 15 to 25 per cent. Isadore Agree, general manager of the National Dress Manufacturers Association, said dress manufacturers want to hold to their present price lines as long as possible. As evidence of this, he said, “spring openings began a week ago, and manufacturers now are taking orders on the basis of prices established before decontrol.” He added that “manv manufacturers have decided to absorb increased costs wherever possible.” Weldon Acquitted OI Murder Charge LA GRANGE, Ga. Nov. 13. CT) —Otis S. Weldon, 30, of Oklahoma City, was acquitted in Troun county superior court yesterday of a murder charge in the slaying of Richard Butler in a La Grange pool room last August. Police Chief J. E. Mathews quoted Weldon as saying he struck Butler with a pool cue when the latter attacked him. Weldon had come to La Grange to visit his sick father. John Weldon. -——-~|i—-—.....- Greater returns for amount Invested. Ada News Want Ads. FHA Rental Housing Conference Held Stata Officials Explain Latest Regulations On Materials, Financing About 25 persons Tuesday night attended an FHA rental housing conference here at which most of the discussion centered on housing for veterans of World The conference was to encourage construction of units to be rented to veterans who prefer to rent but many of whom have been forced to buy on highly inflated prices. John N. Booth, assistant chief underwriter, state FHA office, explained provisions for FHA financing of multiple family dwelling units as to cost, term, interest. Hugh Askew, state FHA director, explained latest changes in priority system involving requirements on plans with priority applications, and inspections. Other points included dealer requirements to set aside from 75 to IOO per cent of all critical materials and hold them indefinitely for sale under HH ratings; that orders for materials for vet housing must be certified to dealers by builders. The state FHA men urged use of liberal financing under the Vet Emergency Housing Act, and for influencing vets to not use all their G. I. credit in purchase at this time of a home. -a-——- Boller Explosion Injures Students Rural School In Michigan Damaged By Blast BARODA, Mich., Nov. 13. UP) —A boiler explosion wrecked one room of a consolidated rural school here today and state police on the scene said at least seven pupils were injured, two “seriously.” “One or two more” children may be trapped in the derbis. according to reports sent by police radio to t’pl. L. J. Dann at the Paw Paw. Mich., state police post. Dann said there were 260 to 270 children in the building at the time of the explosion but that most of them escaped injury. He said the boiler wrecked a first floor room where 15 pupils in the seventh grade were in session. No fire followed the explosion Dann said. All available fire and policemen rushed to the scene. A telephone operator said she feat-“a lot of casualties.” Mels Erickson, a telephone re-1 pairman, said he visited the scene and watched rescuers pull 17 children from the debris. He said he knew of no deaths but that “several of the children were seriously injured.” The blast occurred in the basement of the two story building, Erickson said, and blew out the roof and one side of the building. He said two classrooms. for fifth and sixth grade students and junior high school pupils, were “demolished.” MOSCOW, Nov. 13.—(ZP)—Red Star announced today that demobilization of the largest group of soldiers and non-commissioned officers yet released from the Soviet army had begun. (Exact figures were not specified.) “In the next two months,” Hie army newspaper said, “thousands of our fighting comrades .who have fulfilled their military duties will return to peaceful creative labor.” Smuts Says Flatly He's ReadyToTake Mandate In Africa Will Assume Control Over Mandated Southwest Africo lf U. N. Assembly Refuses To Approve Proposal For Its Annexation By MAX HARRELSON LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y., Nov. 13—(AP)—Field Marshal Jan Christian Smuts, premier cf South Africa, told the United Nations today that he was prepared to take over mandated southwest Africa by unilateral action if the general assembly refused to approve his proposal for its annexation   —  —^ Breaks May Appear Soon In Tie-up Over Trieste Fate By JOHN HI. HIGHTOWER NEW YORK, Nov. 13. - (ZF) -Several cracks showed up today in the time-hardened disagreement between Russia and the western powers over disposition of strategic Trieste, hut diplomats were uncertain whether they foretold a real break rn the Italian peace treaty deadlock. They became apparent despite a warning by Secretary of State Cymes that the United States could not continue making compromises on the Trieste issue — and an assertion bv Foreign Minister Molotov that Russia insisted on changes in some Paris Peace Conference provisions for govern ing the Trieste territory. Molotov also raised one new dispute by asking a treaty provision fixing a deadline of possibly three or four months, after the treaty becomes effective, for removal of foreign troops from Trieste. The troops there are American and British. Byrnes end Molotov joined argument repeatedly during three and one-ha lf hour session of the Big Challenging Russia’s assertion that the U. N. charter compels the placing of all former League of Nations mandates under the pro posed trusteeship system, the 76-year-old South African leader, declared: “If the assembly does not view favorably the southwest African request for incorporation, then South Africa has no other alternative but to continue to administer the territory as an integral part of the Union of South Africa Britain Disputes Russ C laim He spoke as the trusteeship battle flared again, with a British declaration disputing Russia's contention that Palestine and a1! ot‘wr league mandates must bo placed under U. N. trusteeship. British Representative Arthur C. Bottomry told the General Assemble s 51-nation trusteeship committee that “there is no obligation under the charter to brin; any territory under the trusteeship system. Bot torn ley, while not mentioning palestine specifically, said “it is quite clear that a mandatory power is free to place a mandated territory under the. trusteeship system, or not to do go..** H ? statement was made in defense of the South Africa’s proposal to annex Southwest Africa, which Soviet Ambassador Nikolai V Movikov charged last week would be a violation of the charter. India Is Opposed In supporting the South African proposal, Britain not only dis- Four Foreign Ministers Council ,          , last night, then called a halt until abreed with Russia hut an. 4 p.m. E ST. today after they : member of the British empire— a/reed, along with British For- I Indian -which has expre sed V;g-eign Minister Bevm and Deputy oruus opposition to the move to French Foreign Minister Couve *nnex tho mandate. De Mui Ville, to return Ur their showdown debate. Diplomats who sat in    on the    I    the annexation of s..ut..... session reported it was    by no    Africa on    the ground that    * means all negative and had sev-!    would he a    return to the danger cral results which might    lead to    of “colonial    exploitation.” a break in the main deadlock i blocking competition of an Italian i peace treaty. Whether the foreign ministers would be abl' to accomplish this, I however, depended on future de velopments about which responsible authorit ; were unwilling to make predictions. Bottomly spoke after Cub: delegate Guy Perez had opp, President To Sail Up To Annapolis -CF* Father Kills Babe During Nightmare | WASHINGTON. Nov. 13 — Tile White House announced * -I day t: t President Truman w I . sail up to Annapolis aboard the , presidential yacht Williamsburg i Friday, leaving Washington short-[ ly after noon. On Saturday Mr. Truman w ll ARKADELPHIA, Ark., Nov. 13. ; ^r*-sp< ct the naval academy, ad-- '-Ti—Victim of a nightmare in > ^ess the midshipmen and attend which her father dreamed he was j lhr penn State Navy f netball having a fight, three-year-old I *ame- I ** !a Joyce Pollard, died under I Mr- Truman will leave his nf-the hail of his blows early Tues-' Bee at 12:30 p.m. (EST) Friday day. Sheriff W. T. Matlock re- for the Washington naw yard P°lted-    .    ! where he, his military and naval The father, Willard Pollard. 25, aides ani members of his staff told the sheriff and a coroner’s will board tho Williamsburg. jury that in the dream he found | The schedule calls for tneir ar-himself tr* * to ward off attack- I rival at Annapolis at 9 30 g j-Q ers. but that he remembered j Saturday. The president’s brief! nothing else. When he awoke, he extemporaneous address to the* said, he was standing over the 1 midshipmen is set for about 12 25 battered body of his daughter. I P nt* rh'l<i's skull ha.l bern frat-- Hp will d. ive back to Was Mn e- Mrf p"narhrt0r l'£ht ,hlp, brok.e.n !,l>n r the Kame. leaving bv Mrs. Pollard, who slept in the , automobile at 5 p rn in time ♦ . sa e room, did not awaken dur-; attend the annual dinner of the White House News Photograph ing the commotion The coroner’s jury took no action but at the suggestion of a physician consented to have Pollard placed under observation at a state or private hospital. Relatives said Pollard had been a victim of sic' ~ walking for years and was injured 18 months ago in a ers Association at 7 pm. DeotK Announcement Word was received by The News of the death of the two-day-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs Don Robinson, too late to take dynamite explosion while blasting I from th?    column    announce stv 'ps.    men!    of    the birth of the baby, American Agriculture Three-fourths of the gainful woi kers of the United S tea were en '’ed in agriculture at the 1820 census, while less than one-fifth were engaged in agriculture it the 1940 census. Donna Elaine. ROM E. Nov. 13. i.-Fi Co! Gen. Ederha rd Von Mac kensen, former German second in command in Italy, arrived in Rome hist night from Germany under American military guard, to go on trial soon on w ar charges. Greater returns for amount invested. Ada Mw* Want Ada. Describing Women's Underweor Too Much To Ask of Cop OKLAHOMA CITY. Nov. 13.— I7P>—The case of missing panties! --315 pairs of them—prompted I Veteran Police Clerk Earl Cunningham to cry for help. After tile arrest of a man with 315 pairs of Womens panties stolen from clotheslines throughout the city, the ladies began telephoning Cunningham, clerk of i the police stolen goods department, to see if their property was > among that recovered. I absolutely draw the line on describing women’s underwear i over the telephone.’’ Cunningham told Police Chief L. J. Hilbert. “In the first place I don’t know a briefy from any other kind of I lingerie. What the dickens do I know- about knit rayon wuth run-resistant cuffs? And how should I know what color is ‘tea rose’?’’ The chief called in Miss Jean Mclnnis, pretty police report clerk, to come to Cunninghams rescue. rnmes I. TH' PESSIMIST By n»k musk*, ik Who remembers jest beforo winter set in nearly ever’-body done a little chinkin' on th house? Ther’a a cure fer nearly ever’thing except thmkiri’ you’re extra bright. ;

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