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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - September 28, 1972, High Point, North Carolina Ioc High Point Enterprise thursday sept. 28, 1972 Wpm 1 �1 a w War t of balloon building not too practical Tolland Conn. A Charles e. Macarthur says his adult education course in balloon building is very practical a for the 19th Century. A its practicality is limited in the 20th,�?� he admits. However Macarthur says several persons have expressed an interest i n building their own balloons. A you can do it weekends Nderson in drug vex 2401 English re. A Call 882-9828 during the Winter in your living room if you have an understanding wife a t h e longtime balloon enthusiast says. Macarthur who owns a printing Plant has built High Quality prescription drugs at Low prices fast courteous service whenever you Call. 882-9828 Lincoln Continental for 1973 pharmacy balloons for Sale and teaches Short College courses. But the 10-week adult education ballooning course he starts oct. 4 at Tolland High school is his most ambitious teaching Effort. 25% off on All film processing slides color Black amp White Lincoln Continental retains its contemporary styling with Subtle exterior and Interior changes for 1973. A new town Coupe hat includes Many of the luxury features of the four door town car shown Here has been added to the Model lineup. New Standard features include larger radial ply steel belted tires front bumper guards a spare tire lock an inside Hood Latch release and wiper Arm mounted Windshield washers. Sergeant s sentry Flea Collar dog amp cat compare at 1.98 09 Black Day in Anacostia this was a hot Dawn. The Sun was a red unblinking Ball Over the Lush Hills of Maryland. It seemed to stand still heating the Beautiful government buildings of Washington hard boiling the egg on the top of the Capitol steaming the mud in the lower Anacostia Flats so that a veil Hung High Over the peach crates and creosote boards the veterans called Hooversville. Nineteen thirty two was a Good year for the wine of despair. The big Banks were closing. Wall Street was so Low that suicidal brokers could not afford guns a they jumped from buildings. People by the hundreds of thousands were on the roads walking to god knows where. Workers in steel Mills slept in cold Coke ovens. A Good House could be bought for the taxes owed. The United states government had promised a Bonus to veterans of world War i to be paid in 1945. The vets wanted it now. Fifteen thousand of them marched to Washington. A who Are you a policemen asked. A we Are the a Bonus the government has the Money. We want it they nailed their crates and boards together on the mud at Anacostia and waited. They were not revolutionaries. They mounted no attacks fired no shots. They waited As All americans waited praying that god or Herbert Hoover would do something. Both it seems were Busy. Apples for a Nickel congressman Wright Patman had a Bill before the House to pay the Bonus As a transfusion to the Economy. It was voted Down. The president said that there was nothing fundamentally wrong with America. He was right. The nation was sound but big business and Little business had become hysterical. Men in rags stood on Street Corners Selling two cent apples for five cents. A squad of chief of police Glassford a men wandered through Hooversville. They were Well nourished and they had clubs and guns. The veterans pleaded that they had fought world War i they had saved the world for democracy. Anybody want to buy a medal the cops cracked a few Heads. Herbert Clark Hoover who had been As patient with the Bonus army As the vets had been with him said that something had to be done. The 15,000 men women and children must be moved out. They were a source of a a embarrassment to the United states. He had no executive Power to feed them nor to pay the promised Bonus. The hot Sun lifted off the Hills and watched the action. The solution was As pitiable As the dilemma. Four troops of Calvary armed with sabers assembled near Lafayette Park. Four companies of infantry were behind them. There was a machine gun Squadron and six whippet tanks. The general acted As though he was about to storm a fortress. He was Douglas Macarthur chief of staff . Army. When everything was ready he ordered his aide major Dwight d. Eisenhower to hold the men Quot at Macarthur sent an orderly Back to fort myer for a fresh unseated tunic whip Ord breeches and his sharpshooters medal. Major Eisenhower passed the word. He told Captain open to the Public save on your new furniture got your Eye on a piece of furniture for your living room bedroom or dining room. But think the Price is too High let us Price it for you we can save you Money on new furniture for your Home of we done to have it in Stock you can order it and still save Money _ _ _ a a just arrived new shipment of living room furniture a 90 Days same As Cash on approved credit a use your Bank am Ricard or master charge a terms available Northwood furniture warehouse 2122 North Centennial ave High Point phone 885-6510 approx. 1/2 mile North of College Village on right at Eastchester open tuesday saturday 9 30 5 30 monday 9 30 8 00 George s. Patton or. To permit his men to smoke. Macarthur got a fresh uniform. He ordered his staff to clean out a mob at Anacostia Flats the mob was planning to seize control of the government of the United states. It was hot when that March started 40 years ago. But the men looked soldierly marching Down Pennsylvania Avenue behind Macarthur on his prancing horse. Young soldiers were going to fight old soldiers. The attack did not Start until 4 45 . By then the Sun was looking away. The officers planned the Battle Well. The exhausted Bonus marchers fled weeping. Was it tear Gas a or the memories of chateau Thierry Cartigny maybe St. Mihiel they ran. The tanks crushed their peach crates. The efficient officers ordered the ruins burned. By 7 15 ., Patton and Eisenhower reported to Macarthur that the a a battled was Over. It was done quickly and efficiently. The Bonus marchers tried to flee across the Anacostia Bridge into Maryland a struggling ragged mass of refugees. B u t Maryland state troopers were waiting. They did no to want to shelter beggars. The order went out a let them through if they Promise to move through Maryland to another the old soldiers promised. The casualties were Small. Two vets shot to death an 11-week old baby dying a boy 8, Blind in one Eye a veterans ear Cut off by a cavalry Saber a thousand people nauseated by tear Gas. That was 40 years ago. Looking at the blackened timbers in the morning some nut began to sing a America the beautiful.�?�. Homes to show. Mit Alf Kandi i 4014 of uni Inman Iai 6044 Davi Mari i 019? a a Don Gummo Mimio Mennen band Aid skin bracer Brand sheer strips 88 6 of. Size Walt ice in elegance perfect for vaseline intensive care lotion 73 toilet tissue Coupon 1177 11 stack Johnson �?�17 402 j us so Kos my Letl pint limit i per family Coupon Good thru Sun., oct. I Barnes o. Hinds Eiting solution compare at 2.08 19 Long amp Silky Coupon Neo syn Ephrine decongestant nasal Sprat v2%-20cc conditioning lotion 4 of s to co Imo i 39 83 of us Cuson a 6641 folks to know by co. M., font is 913? Lam Iii Quot 414-1144 place a want and today Vegrin lotion shampoo $177 a g Economy size Ultra Brite toothpaste Large size regular flavor Only a to. Hercs an important assignment for both students and parents. 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