The Orange Leader (Orange, Tex.), Vol. 52, No. 109, Ed. 1 Wednesday, May 5, 1954 Page: 4 of 12
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yheit ByS TREES,
L RSD RYDER.'
MAYBE NOT BUT A WITNESS SAW
MX) BUST INTO Mff. GUNN'S CA8TLI
TVIATS A CRIME, WHETHER YOU GOT«
t AWAV WITH ANV THINS OR NOT.1 .
LOT& OH cSRASS >
an* water.' ke
can run nvort,
IV NOT A BURGLAR.
I DIDN'T CTEAL
k. ANVTHIN6. >
MADRE MIA! LIFE IS FLU. OF TRICKS
AN HOMBRE TRIES TO DO A GOOD
DEED AND WINDS UP IN THE CUABOZC
HEAP PLENTY <5000Y
RANCH TOU BliY-UM.L j,
SO<«HOW, KOU OONT
STRIKE ME AS AN
v tlEp."IHi5 IS \
Yd’ TIMBER, '
J PROMISED SA^ I’D
PROTECT? THEY SORE
ARE BEAUtiruu ’ j
v HELP/ J
-Amo pbvrtb as quickly as he bntprkp/
THE CAR/ >
PAUSE ALARM, LOW-NOON/
JUST A CLOWN SIVIN* DUCATS
FOR HIS CIRCUS... IT WASN'T
Unable to draw ws sun,
ESCAPES REACTS QUICKLY-
• **pld cl*c>< th» loc«l music starts.
EXCEPT THArr 8000,
0* ONE OP HIS mCN,
PLANS PIANO! i
TES...WS NAME NO ONE )
WHO CAN RX rr. OLD A
M*LO C0UU> have,.. ^
•UT HE WAS LfQUtOATEO
_I PRAY SOME OHS WILL
W-lOMt SOME DAY.
I agree that the
DENIS M THE RUG SHOW
THAT A PIANO MUST'VE
STOOP HERE. BUT WHAT
DOES <T PROVE T .
| TOI — -P---V aooo! DO YOU \
S' Wf PURCHASED A PIANO / STILL HAVE THE
FROM A MAN AT THAT ^ PlANO -ANDCAN
ADORES*, JUST A SHORT JI YOU DESCRIBE
WHILE BACK! r-^Vw^ .
/ YES... SOMEONE DID PLAY Y THANKS,
A PIANO IN THERE - AND I VERY MUCH,
GOOD, TOO! J' WAS SORRV V SIR!
WHEN THE MOVERS TOOK / >v. _>
. IT AWAY! ,-—lE^m.
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THE ORANGE LEADER
WEDNESDAY, MAY a,
- EDITORIAL----- i ... -r-r--
Homes:They Will Make Business Good
‘ Home is where I hang mv_hat” has be-
come outmoded. 1
Now. the hat rack is surrounded by lurid*
lure and electrical appliances, a car, children
and most of these ayre m the private homw
Thr household is the new measure of
confidence in the future of
most constructive and durable standard , of ...... _
measurement is increasing m number m al- ,.abijc extraction in 1975 is expv
toost everyx^mumt^ on the mapj ^ J> jome 50 jbr cent above its 1980 kvef^t
year 1975 has far-reaching implications on
probable production and marketing of many
goods which will be in demand by members
of faijniliesk,as individuals”
In the first place. * the NAM says, by
1975 "8t is assumed there will be a dwelling
unit for each household.” -
As a result of the increased use e»f resi-
dential dwellings for individual households,
Career in Theater
Like Lottery; Odds
Piled Against You
......... By HAL BOYLE
NEW YORK (AP),—A career
in the theater is like a lottery—
the odds against success are tre-
What leads anvone then- to be-
come an actor by choice’ Bravery?
N Or ignorance of the obstacles
*} ahead? „
'Neither," saEd- Eddie Albert
itr^ADDve me nauunm «*v«ri
TheN^onal Association of Manufacture-' and
ers has jusri^sued an economic bulletin which jn addition., this comment: * Aside from
highlighted a rgcentjcport made to President residential construction, it is in the consum-
EiSenhoWer. The report projected the in- ' ...... “ "
crease of.housgholfkfrorn 1950 through 1975.
./To the NAM the conclusions drawn are
heartening from amecuhcmaic point of view.
According to NAM's buUetin. the nation
had 43 million households in >1950. Jn April;
1953 the figure was nearing 47 rrcHfiori house-
holds. Bythe end of 1960 these aieX'Xpected
to increase to over 50 million and iii >^75 to
about 62 1-2 million.
The most significant economic factor,
this increase is not so much in the growing
• number of households, which indicates a
healthy . construction trend/ Tiut tn the
furnishing of these household units.
Production and sales of, furniture, auto-
mobiles and electrical appliances open new
vistas to continuing prosperity.
The NAM bulletin says that ‘‘Households
h are consumption units,” adding:
, “The projection thereforcrof the number
of households in the United States by the
the bright side of show, business
"It doesn't take any mare courage
to be an actor than it dtjtot to be
"You don't do it out of courage.
You do it out of selfishness—be- j
cause you prefer it.”
Sanj: at Rallies
Eddie has done about evprvlhjng
in,the entertainment field,.exceot
clay the role of gravedigger in
'Hamlet." He earned1 hamburger I
The Orange Leader
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ler uniter »f« of Cona»a» M»rca *. l«»-
The World Today:
can be anticipated.
Commission's Powers More Detailed in Pro
Article 7 of Orange's present city charter city government
confers broad powers upon City Commission
but docs so in very general fashion.
One of several proposed charter amend-
ments to be submitted to the electorate in
: ..a few weeks sets out the powers of the
* council in more specific detail.
T This.proposal continues to vest all powers
conferred in the city in a board t>f commis-
sioners composed of the mayor and four
cuuncilmen. As published, the proposed
amendment does not state specifically that
j the mayor has a vote in case of a tie and
|lf‘this point ought to be cleared up before the
issue is put to a vote.
The amendment docs say, however, that
ers’ durable field that specific commodity
analyses can best be undertaken. The out-
standing example of this is automobiles. -In
1950 there was in use one car for about every
three persons 14 years of age and over. By
1975 the ratio is expected to be one car for sjnBjng ,t
every 2 to 2 1-2 pe/sohs over 13, or around+jgre before he made his name ««
65 million cars.” * : Broadway. He has been in 20
Still other goods closely related to the
household as a consumer unit are electrical j Audrey Henburn.
appliances, Quoting the report to the Presi-!- Recentlv he made his debut In
u.n, VAV, r fa night club act at the-Waldorf
«* w - , -> „ . ! with his wife Margo—‘lust to,
“A 40 per cent rise in consumer spend-; learn another arm of show busi-!
ingW gll durables, coupled with an mcrease’ !:ness"—-and the talented duo rath- j
of lolw cent m spending for new automo- j ‘r set the big town on its ear. The
biles a rise 5* About 50 per cent m; i
-expenditureXnn appliances.” f sing, dance, act and nlay the eui-
With the wSu’easing number of house- tar—and do them all .well. |
holds a projectedSncrease of 50 per cent in. l^° ^ IhSt "the1
consumers expenditures on dishwashers, j hnsband-and-wife act would-en- i ...------. ---- ----
freezers, air ConditiOneRS and the like, also f able him and Margo and their .2- j Foster Dulles returned home yes-
\ | year-old son. Eddie. Jr., to enjoy j terday to face quizzing by Con-
more family life. j gress, which has questioned him
Family Is Imnortaitt 1 often on his intentions and noli-
"That’s the big thing with us.” ! cies since he became secretary of
Eddie said. "What good is big state." -
„ „ . monpv if il me**n.s i This time it will be on Indo-
mimstrative powers.. That means the^ayor me on one coast and lm on the
A This burial'grounl^offar from Arlington National Cemetery and
as carefully tended as all our na
lional cemeteries—is well off the
beaten track for tourists. Even
Congress Will Question
Dulles' Action at Geneva
By JAMES MARLOW
WASHINGTON (AP) — John
: but “without rej^ili
assurance to Dulles that Cbngress
would back him up anywhere, anv
timls in specific moves aimed at
stopping Communist advances,
some Alexandria residents don’t
Though listed in the govern-
ment’s brochure on national ceme-
teries. the Alexandria National
Cemetery isn’t even mentioned
in the Alexandria Chamber of
Commerce guide book to historic
“J guess some folks around
there still have sqijthern sympa-
thies." a spokesraah. at national
headquarters surmised..’ You see.
Episcopal Church was built in
the heart of Alexandria in 1773
George Washington was one of
its first vestrymen. Robert E. Lee
was confirmed there in 1853.
Originally f known as the Sol-
dier’s Burial Ground, visited on
occasion by Abraham Lincoln,
the Alexandria National Ceme-
tery has some 4,196 graves, some
with headstones of World ..War 1
- -an d 11 legend...............................
the 3.<>00 still buried
Union troops, the-bulk o:
died in Alexandria hospitals from
battle wounds between 1862 and
The , Eisenhower administration 1*64- The bodies.of 34 ConMeratd
has no direct voice in the managemenKof i topethe^more'often”” ^t>ookf>ri Western world has suffered a great
municipal affairs other than, as a member
Among .other things, the commission is
specifically empowered to appoint and re-
N. Albert, a
i!,. I disaster; and on the foreign min- Communists would not be allowed
tail, tnenaiy. imense .___ _______ ^______
ifc^in^ma^proble^He whe«.”£’1 ' hardly."cla’im
bas produced two educational j success.
: films birth called "Human
. . I-Growth” and "Human Beings.” He, -
hiove the city manager, establish depart- : also recently recorded against a ; tarv of state, and a successful one,
ments and fix salaries, adopt a budget, - choral baek»w*»nd a religious al- j it is Dulles. His grandfather and
* ' (TheHjji
If ever a man eould-be said.....to
have set his heart on being sei-re- tlv in little wars.
Talks In Bold Terms
authorize the issuance erf bonds, inquire into
the conduct of all city affairs and designate Worshl1’
It also is given the power to designate ""vt'Mfr'set out *«V
1’ the mayor shall be ex-officio chairman of
SCity Commission and official head of the
a secretary and. while investigating city af-
fairs, to subpoena witnesses, administer oaths
and compel production of books, papers and
-The Wavg i an uncle before him had the job.
It was a goal he must have set
its;iTh:ired Tm; ofm; br;ubnc * w.# originally1^
distress over the Korean War. ‘here were disinterred Dec. 27.
seemed to have no clear policy on
how to stop Communist advances
except in all-out attack.
Vice President Nixon said the
to nibble this country to death in
little wars. Yet. in the age of the
hydrogen bomb, future Commu-
nist advances may be made stead-
1879. and removed to Christ
Church cemeterv by the Southern
Memorial Association of Alex-
Others buried there include four
civilian Quartermaster Corps em-
ployes, Samuel Gosnell. Christian
Folly, George W. Huntington and
Peter Carro, drowned in the Poto-
mac, while trying to head off the
escape of Lincoln’s assassin. John
Wilkes Booth, April 24. 1865?Odd-
hr enough the cemetery lies at ,Un-
root of Wilkes street; There is
also the grave of a cavalry private
killed at Thoroughfare Gap, Va .
bv Mosby’s Rangers and 21 men
killed in the explosion of a maga-
zine at Fort L.von. a mile and a
A sightseer’s mecca. Christ half from Alexandria.
He feels an actor cs
neonle and still have a
entertain j himself since boyhood.
Dulles talked in bold terms of
what the Communists could ex-
pect in the way of instant retali-
ation if they tried new aggression.
Big Auto Race on Now in Detroit Where
Manufacturers Crowd Small Producers
His whole life was a prepare-1 But nowadays what is aggression? Indianapolis for the big auto-race
Must it be sending trodps across ‘h*? year. Its on here right now.
DETROIT (AP)—You won’t | are out to increase sales volume
have to wait till Memorial Day at j this year. If they do, it’ll be at
actor, but every time the r;
forked I took the nath that
me finally to become one.” he re- | since,
lion for it. He’s a lawyer, but he
got his diplomatic work as long
««»• .V cnvereiTTinvt —a*h a Republican, he
HAS I 8M) 'I'*, * CTTOh j worked Ihr years under the Dem-
frontier? To the CommLnisis ■ What people are, wondering to-
ago as f907, when he was 19. and j that mev seem old-fashioned if riav; how many casualties, if anv.
e’s had a hand in it, on and off. j they can accomplish the same end i there be some price plums
I by starting Comipunist-led wars; I°r car buyers later on.
| within a country, as they did in j It's the big topic in Detroit now
| Indochina. j —stimulating more conversations
The Eisenhower administration.! than the recession. WhaCVtll the
the expense of the other com-
panies. For all predict total car
sales will slide below 1953.
Hanging over all heads is a
large inventory of unsold new
ears—at least 50 per cent higher
than a year ago.
While auto manufacturers den*
any intention of cutting prices.
■ .... ■ /s . | . t | ■ re" A*. i ■ j worked for years unaer ine ijem-i i ne auennower-acnniaisuxuon,, man uie leoawun.
Little Leaaue Uraamzation Is in Need Ot bome Assistance SAN FRANCISCO tAP>—Havl^t, 0lf\tfCia| diplomatic as-Mike the Truman administration, big auto companies do to each | some in the auto capital think it
*r , ** * ' • is used In a big engineering pro- j Sime he became secre- • seenjed satisfied it was only a other—and To the little fellows? - j might happen, if spring and sum-
Fpur hundred-fifty baseball players and
only one park. *
That’s the story of Orange's Little League
‘ This is the fifth year of organized kid
baseball here and the prograhV has come a
long, long way. From a few dozen boys it
The people of Orange can provide these wt—the widening of Waldo i: jn janua^ro53 he has travel matter of time before the French; Out in front and roaring fast are i mer sales fall below expectations.
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needs to take the lead in making them avail- j fhav j/ strewn on f*reshlv
able. Persons running the league don’t have turned slopes to keen the rain
time for this. They are already overcrowded, f,nm wa«Wng the soil away. When
Here’s our suggestion: Civic organizations £„Iu 'irom^s'01 green
(men and women) should take over the task
has been built up to where it now. provides of fulfilling this community need. Land will
...u—1-_--- -------• 1 be no problerA^^because the city’s major land-1 ^amfh *n competition
his enormous rletcrrnhjation.
Ironically.eit mav be theopinion
of history that he wourd, have
done better to spend less time, on j
the road and more in his ofnhgjJ
t Ford and General Motors’ Chevro-i Most, however, are betting official
! let, each vowing to sell the most I price cuts, if anv, would come at
parks—should provide them. But somebody . Gwie on the north approach to ! e| a j00,000• mileW evidence of whipped the Communist-led Viet-
I nnnh in Indochina.
Neither administration prepared i cars, in the lowest price field,
have|the country with carefully stated! Just leaving the nit after some] when new styling would obscure
j notices that "i the United States ; inventory overhauling is Chrys- them.
! might have to intervene unless It | lerhr Plymouth, talking confident- ]
I the time of model change-overs.
Dealere, meanwhile, have been
thinking and laving groundwork, vwas willing to see the Communists
Congress, for g
summertime recreation • for
As a result, vacation-period juvenile prub-
. iems have been reduced to a minimum.
Each year, more and more boys come into
v the program and this popularity is creating
#-• a ma.ior problem: More parks are needed,
several more in fact
| ma jor decisions.
| The final judgment of his sue- : desperb
cess or failure will be based not plea
owners always make acreage available for ; c^fpARwamsr'theAPost OJ-. . ,
such projects. But there will be a bic job to ;w tT*nt. to "change the name of on his energy but on, hjs vision what kind
do‘in providing parks, concession stands and this village natned after the Good- and wisdom. His vision, certainly, haan t mad<
r ’ j year Tire A Rubber Co. It nro-
Sea,,! .j , loosed that U be called “Rogers.’'
Will some local civic organization volun-. Goodyear once had a plant here,
tee to assume the leadership in .this very im- j The factory is novv occupied bv
portant undertaking? the - Rogers C’orp. The firm* are
French seemed in
Dulles sprang his
ly of a spurt later on—perhaps [ cutting prices, in effect, for some
some have guessed with an early j time. Usually this takes the form
OUTSIDE, MXN65TEQS—I'D JUST
AS SOON YOU DON'T WITNESS
TWC LESSON THAT 1 MUST TEACH
WHAT TOOK VOU SO.
LONS? I THOUGHT
VOU UAD FALLEN
ASLEEP UP HEBE!
DON'T SIT WISE
WIT' ME, OR ILL r
PUT YOU TO c
?!!-y-voub H-HANDS AIN’T W-HOITi
THEY N-NEVER WAS HOlTii x--H
had to be temi>ered by the mood ] of a Pacific
of Congress, which could be gen- ] British balked
erally stated this wav:
Great opposition to letting the
CommuniAs make any more ad-
vances but at the same time no
and striking model change.
Scattered along the way almost
united action.” But; back to the starting line are the
united action? He independents — some ol them
He spoke! spluttering about "reckless over-
production” by the bigger bovf.
the French want to'Vggke peace.
Some crabs climb palm'1, trees
and eat the fruit. _.
of heftier allowances for turn-ins.
or concessions on extras, or easier
payment terms and similar in-
Now and then it takes the form
of "bootlegging”—passing along
Equallv loud are the cries of j new cars to used car dealers who
some of the dealers, who sav they I then sell them at less than listed
are being overstuffed with new j retail prices. This practice draws
Both General Motors and .Ford
the wrath of both the manufactur-
ers and other dealers.
Guess WHOSE SCALP I
vkm after/ ir belongs '
TUTHAT SPOOK CHClS
IS GOING TOMARRy.'/
ME IN THIS OUTFIT/ ■
ITS My BIG CHANCE
id cur ii* andj
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Browning, J. Cullen. The Orange Leader (Orange, Tex.), Vol. 52, No. 109, Ed. 1 Wednesday, May 5, 1954, newspaper, May 5, 1954; Orange, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth558286/m1/4/: accessed April 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lamar State College – Orange.