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-^ ninn^iB^iWrflMfrmlhiti-niliiri il Page Tw« WEEKLY-KEWS ANALYSIS Italy's Industrial Belt Of Continued Allied Bo Grain Crop Production U. S* Airmen Hit Bo (EDITOR'g-NOTE: When opinions are exprei Western Newspaper Union's news analysts i Released by Western ITALY: Toe ondphigh As the bulk of the German forces streamed across Messina straits •from Sicily to the big toe of the Italian boot, Allied bombers struck at Italy's industrial belt high on the thigh of the leg-like peninsula. As the final curtain was being drawn on the Sicilian campaign, suicidal German rearguards planted themselves in the craggy island's hill tops, and mountain sides, and with mortar and machine gun fought Entering Palermo with American troeps,. : ' Private Joseph Mole of- Jamestown, N. X., ..found, a 14- -month-old abandoned waif named. Josephine, seen i n his arms. Belief, authorities took oyer her care. Allied advances fiercely, as the bulk of \their forces were evacuated. In those last hours, the German rearguards' position became more precarious as . daring units, from Gen. George S. Patton's American 7th army landed behind their lines, and aided by naval batteries and dive bombers slashed their way through bayonets to firmly entrench themselves on shore. Despite heavy anti-aircraft fire which was said to have thrown up a wall: of steel, waves of Allied bombers hit the. important industrial center of Milan. Terrific detona- tions could be heard on the Swiss border miles away as the bombers pushed their way through the flak to drop their incendiaries and block- busters. DRAFT: Induction Qrder Now- that Selective Service of- ficials have- authorized the drafting of. fathers October 1, plans have been drawn for induction according to the importance of a man's occu- pation. . Under the new plan, a new classi- fication known as \super-eligibility\ would be! icijeated, under which cer- tain skitleo}; jobs in direct war pro- duction \would place the employee .feist m the draft, list. The plan also would extend the list of n'oB-essential* jobs, ;hblders'of which, would be eligible for immedi- ate call, regardless of number of children. In this case, such men would -be given the opportunity to switch to more essential industries. Thus, those in non-essential ocr cupations would, be called first, be- fore essential and \super-eligible\ employees* About 300,000 fathers are to be. drafted this year. RUSSIA: Fighting Unsurpassed , Russia's. resurging manpower rolled, like a tidal wave over the endless Russian plains, and Germa- ny's\ stubborn armies gave under the weight. To the north* the Reds drove on Smolensk from two sides, leaving the Nazis, a 140-mile gap in which to retreat along the corridor Na- poleon Bonaparte used over a hun- cire'd years ago to pull his ragged and beaten army out of the country. To the south, the Reds bore down en Kharkov, like they bore down on Orel, from three fronts\ the north, east and south. Possessed with no natural fortifications, battered Khar- kov, Once the mighty \Pittsburgh\ of Russia, lay exposed on the bar- ren plains to the Reds' massed fire power and troops. Biggest Merger Originally incorporated in New York state in 1851, the Western Un- ions' Telegraph company, with a capi- tal of $170,000, almost immediately established a poEcy of purchasing or consolidating with less formidable competitors. . Biggest step in the policy loomed recently when stockholders of the PostafTelegraph company voted\ to merge with\ Western Union* how anore than a $346,()00;qoo, enterprise, '• world-wide in \op'erSgQii/ THE LOWVILLE LEADER THURSDAY, AljjSUgX 36, 1043 %ht acks; ecline; Pacific . they are those of at this newspaper.) TUBE: fTotal production of the five lead- ing grain crops was set at 5,282,000,- 000 bushels for 1943, 700,000,000 less than harvested last year, on the basis of estimates of the depart- ment of agriculture. Because of favorable growing con- ditions in July, the department looked for a corn crop of 2,874,711,- 000 bushels against last year's har- vest of 3,175,154,000; a wheat crop of 834,894,000 against 981,327,000, an oats crop of 1,189,546,000 against 1,- 244,255,000, a barley crop of 348,- 848,000 against 426,150,000, and a rye crop of 33,314,000 against 57,341,000 Combined production of the four feed, grains—corn, oats, rye and bar- ley—was estimated at 111,000,000 tons below last year's yield Soy- bean harvest was set at 200,328,000 bushels Milk production held close to last year's level and egg output was at a peak, except in the West PACIFIC: Hit Both Ends While American troops hemmed in the last surviving band of Japa- nese on New Georgia island in the Solomons, U S airmen lifted their Liberator bombers off of the Aleu- tian runways and headed them for the northern-most -chain' of. islands Of the Japanese empire. . As the; Liberators rumbled over -these islands, known as the Kuriles, 40 enemy fighter planes rose up in defense: But the- Americans opened, their bomb .bays, and death and de- struction .tumbled oh the designated target areas; Two Liberators were shot down,, but the others swung .theirjioses homeward to complete tBelJOOO-mile trek. Bad -weather made the jungle on New Georgia ,a stew, but neverthe- Latest addition to the U. S. fleet is this new aircraft carrier, Bataan. less U. S. Doughboys slogged through the mire to complete en- circlement of the- remnants of the Japanese force on' the northwest coast of the island. ALLIED MEETING: Politics and War With Allied forces at the gates of the European fortress, with Marshal Pietro Badoglio's military govern- ment of Italy reportedly receptive to peace terms, and with Russia hav- ing indicated willingness to nego- tiate with a. \democratic\ Germany purged, of Naziism, Prime Minister Winston Churchill and\ President Franklin D. Roosevelt, came togeth- er for their sixth personal meeting of the war. Hying to the North American con- tinent with Churchill wa : s a staff of military and naval chieftains, and joining them - for discussion Were ranking U. S. army and navy of- ficers. The combination' of these staffs indicated further operations of joint character, such as those in North Africa and Sicily, where the services of the two nations teamed for effective action. \As Churchill and Roosevelt met, Russia threw a bombshell into the diplomatic picture by declaring that Premier Joseph, Stalin had not been, invited to the conference, and there- fore neither he nor an accredited Soviet representative would attend. Russia's diplomatic jockeying to share in the dominion of Europe after the war will he one of the Allied leaders' chief \considerations^ MSCELXANY: - SPORT OP-KINGS: A group of 54 thoroughbred yearlings, off- springs of such famous racing sires as Blenheim II and Sir Galahad in, sold at an average price of; $$,507 at the Lexington, Ky., sales. STAR: While flying over. Europe to take pictures forihe aireEgfVgun- hery school, Clark Gable's plane was hit 15 times, but returned to base. People in the News On March «8, 1942, Wiley M. Creps of Chicago wW,killed in action in toe 'North Atlantic. Just recently, his father revealed that Creps was only 15 years old, hav- ing- altered the date on his birth ceriificate'to enter the service. * » » Seventeen-year-old Richard La- jeskie of Passaic, N. J., got off to a good start in the baseball world. The New York Giants paid i From left to right, Dick LaJesW, Mel Ott and Mr. Charles Lajeski. the youthful shortstop $10,000 to sign a contract, then shipped him to Jersey City in the Internation- al league for seasoning. » • » After 67-year-old. Frank'A. Wjl- helmi, Tacoma, Wash., paper ex- ecutive, had sunk an eight foot pott hi a golf match, he swung his arms over his head in joy. Then he dropped dead of a heart attack. GAS: Ration Change Reduction in the gas ration in the Midwest and Southwest was planned by the Office of ( Price Adminis- tration following Petroleum Ad- ministrator Har- old L. Ickes' re- port of a critical: fuel shortage;/ Formerly, -. raijpit ing had-been irnjiv posed : iri the af e'# to limit ; drfffhigv and cpijsery-ej tires.- . According:tp fhef plan, A, B^andiiS ..-•* ..-.^•'«-«.•- .*» -*.%-»'• -Harold Ickes coup^^^.^w^S^e^= i -^-A\*\vJ*^--- - cut froM||^r!|p!. fhree^|lfiBS..|^ia|iy holders cf-C card6/7^OT ; 1m65t*their gas allowances trimmed, from, a maximurh ot 720 .miles per month .to. 480. Preferred motorists, like doc- tors,' ministers and certain war workers will continue to receive un- limited supplies, according to need^ It was-said increased movement of oil to the.East through the newly completed \big-inch\ pipe line would draw from the-affected area's supplies, contributing.to any reduc- tion in the gas.ration there. TAXES: Who Pays Of the total of 22 billion dollaihs collected by the U. S. treasury for the- fiscal year 1943 which ended June 30, the states of New York and Illinois contributed almost 28 per cent.- The treasury's figure showed that the people in eight highly industrial- ized states paid 59 per cent of the government's total revenue,. Besides New York and Illinois, these states were Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan. By contrast, the treasury said North and South Dakota, each with a.small population, paid about .08 of the. total revenue. Of the revenue collected, more than 10 billion dollars was in the form of individual and corporation income taxes. .:'-.• LABOR: Shun Lewis Big, burly John L. Lewis found, the road back io the American Fed- *&& William Green ^e&ation 'of •L.a- . b6r\ which ;he once bolted to form the CIO, blocked. . Headed by AFL President Wijliam Green, the union's ex- ecutiyercpmmit- iee 5 officially re- fused to accept the United Mine Workers' appli- cation ,fpr re- entrance. Ins|iad,j.$h&council said that the matter would be referred to the AFL annual convention. In. rejecting Lewis' application, the council showed no disposition to bargain with him'.- -Whereas. Lewis had insisted that the UMCW p> ac- cepted as presently composed, the council called for dissolution of UMW's District 50, which has been unionizing various branches of la- bor. Otherwise, the council said, District 50's activities might inter- fere with established AFL unions. • Seven weeks after passage of the Smith^Cpnna^y antijStrike bill, 30 coal njiti<brs r includingofficials of various United Mine Workers locals, * slipped into federal court and asked that the case bS'th^owf'Ifiit <m %6n- stitutional grounds. The miners' counsel declared; that ..the anti-strike law was in opposition tcf the ^Brs\ amendment of tfie. Con- stitution guaranteeing freedom of speech, and the 13th amendment to Ktbfe Constitution against involuntary servitude. Many Tax Laws Suggested To Get lepus Potters' Compulsory Savings, Personal Excess In- come Tax, Spending Levy Found Unpopu- lar or Unwieldy; Orthodox Bill Seen. By BAUKHAGE News Analyst and Commentator. YOUR TAX- AND BOND-DOLLAR HOW THE GOVERNMENT SPENDS IT (Fixst Half of 1943) A^i (»))))))))»< ^ M ±z? fJSSiSSSSSSSi lit Miscctmcous II Wm ILtkt contraction ^j«^ Ncn-murabonj lit war items** Non-wir expenditures 25c 5C 'Automotive vehicles, and- eqinpftient,. clothmq and personal equipment dndjolher .expensea \.--.' . ..''.• •'Payy subsi^nis, travel for.! arrned forces and. civilians, agricultural commodities for eipqri arid miscellaneous expenses. Dota-WPB WNU Service, Union Trust Building Washington, D. C. As far back as biblical days, the Aax-coUector-was an unpopular perr son.. ' Trijity you don't see the tax col- lector* bu,t you know who writes the tax laws and the folks who do (con- gress) lead, a -most unhappy life,, especially in an election year sueh as we are approaching. '.-'•' The complicated problem they face can be simply stated—think it over arid figure out what you would do if you had to write a tax law. The problem is this: how to collect' the most dollars arid lose the least votes. \ Soak the rich? Well, they have the money and it. hurts them ;tbe: least, but unfortunately, there are not enough of them to soak. It is too bad because they are so few in number that their votes don't mat- ter so much. (Only 46,949 people or approximately one eight-hundredth of those with incomes earn over $10,- 000 a year.) \ V '-'. Tax the rest? That will bring in- the biggest total but they are the ones with the votes. The President says we need 106 billion dollars to run the war this year. The treasury.says that out of every dollar collected, 90 cents goes to pay the war bills. . So there have been, a number of, schemes concocted which are.aimed at getting the nervous dollars, the ones most likely to «reate inflation. Presumably they are the dollars that belong to the people, who\ are ,nbw getting a lot more money than they : did before the war- It would be just to take the \excess profits\ to pay for the war .especially.because the people who are getting a.lot more! than they are used to. aire the ones who spend most freely. So compulsory savings has been suggested.- That is, making Uncle Sam A collect a. part oS:eserybpdyf-s income, which would be. returned after the war. Then there .is a scheme to tax spending. In other words, tax the dollars which are spent on extras, dollars that get back into circulation,and push up the inflation spiral; Mot'the dollars that' go into homes or life insurance or paying oId : debts; -butf the dollars that romp, off for more clothes than you need to wear, more food and drink than .you need' to absorb, more gadgets than you ought to get along with in wartime. Then there is another tax.-r-the personal excess income tax. \\-•-\ That is a tax on the amSunt of money that you are receiving now that, you weren't receiving- before the. war. , Lacking Popularity None of these methods is popular. There is a. sentimental objection to compulsory savings. It smacks, ac- cording to its opponents, top much of totalitarianism, of. an interfer- ence with the individual's personal habits. The President is opposed to it—and his wife agrees with him— the treasury-is opposed to it. .- Thespehding taxis said to be too, complicated, aiid ,^ewise-app^?rs to. be unpopular ,-wfei the .treaiaury, /.''_ . The}? there is ^s, personal^cess' income -.tax of which'you will sdori be hearing more. The,, chief objec- tion to that tax*seems to be -that- it is r too hard ito work put; - that it is too hard''to make .'it just and fair. Even the Nazis who- tried it gave it up after aboiat.a. year's'trial.; *\..';. When the. personal, excess fiicome tax,pomes up, you will hear .many arguments against.ii,:, Like many, of these oflier ''unqrthpdax^^methodl,, it requires.the^esteblishment of what is called aV'-base period\ to, estabr. lish a \comparison.' That is, ..some period, of \time'..during ~ which;- the amount earned, by the individual, is taken as a.base; Then what he is making now is compared with that \base\ and the difference taxed. But that is a pretty hard thing to work out because so many adjust- ments would have to. .be : made for special cases that.the government would never be able'to.examine each case and pass on' it fairly. Take the young doctor. The year before the war, he may have been graduated from medical- • school. Probably he had little or no income then. Then he begins to practice ana! in Wartime, doctors are in de- mand.. He may have made, a fair income,this year. Would it he fair to tax the \excess\ if:it were the dif- ference between, this- year's earning- and the. \base .period\' when be was earning nothing at all? Too Many Inequities Then- tihere'' are many\ men who. are getting^ -more^ n^ney.. now. be^ ; cause Jthey; .-^rk : -jbng^r -hours, ;or, have, received jus£andt4es,erved ,prp- motions-rattVithesev^mings iminedir , ately c.omem\td'^h!e:5pienire; whetf yoa; bef fite'tb strai^Hfen •Bur^tne'f'i^e^ijv 1 ' ties, when -yourreally tr-y to: tax: a just perceh^gjeiOlfajJman's; iflcqme, ' And so the predictions which are. being made In Washington' now are that the next tax bill will be a pretty f'orthodox\ affair, i| . will . siihply have about the^same kind of exehlpi. tiohs, a. litfle-Mgher percentage, fax, and 'will be .rushed -ttirough 'at -the last mhiu^ ||ter:\asi many-memjjers of' congress have objected .to the clauses which\ they ; think^ will be un- popular with their \constituents. The, government heeds the money „ a;nd- neSds'^'; quickly.\ iT^e'pfeople dofeft want to.be taxed any. more than can: be helped and the congressmen will lean.over backwards trying, to please jthe people. ,. •\.'•.. Meanwhile^\ .$& treasury tells us that-most of: ; the money which is be- ing eajned .due, to the jgreat in? crease^in. productiph caused, by the. war is? going to .pepgle whose JQT,, comes. qr$ less thaii $5,000 a year— sevehreighifcs.of it. So'ai.least s.even- eigh|hs,of. the taxesi plight !to- come from., ui&t group. . . J , . .. ADOLF'S SOLILOQUY EHIIF S b$ Maukha^ v - A & ii0 S^ able .^ischargjs from the Sr^i^ufeihg, tfie'present. mag will be , sigSSie6* ; v'1)y a lapel ISpnKij; 4 - the war \department has announced. '• .«_'-« ' c ' The British radio.in .« ^enchV language youth hour .brpadcast, toi t the continent declared: ''Voiing^ men, gain time, If y'ou avoid ; goins to Germany today, perhaps you will never 'have to ^go.^,'. ',' . The ^azi\.x|mflstry of -pr^pjaganda: .has. Orderfe^iU literatuire ab*P,^'§Sf i n|to Mus|plirg mthdrsesK^^trci^^^ man libraries and bookshops espe- cially ~- those d^a^m^jt;-piafjiiel. be? tweeri him and Adolf Hitler, Jthe Rus- sian Tass^'news ageijcy ,>aid ^tt ^qupt- ;3hg a repbrj fronij Serlui reaching,' Geneva. The parallel did exceeding- ly little to help the cause of Hitler in Jus countrymen's eyes. \ J A brush, a ladder mitt some shears— I asked for noddings more To make me happy in derrdays Long r long- before der war; I'd slap some paper on a wall— My card/ read \Hitler A.; Good Paperhanging\ ... How I visb It read dot way today! A pantry neatly painted tmd A kitchen papered veil . . . A ballroom in red, green nnd pink— Ach, idt vas somedings schwellf Vat I would gif to be today * Engaged in Jobs like dot! ... Ton take der \peerless marshal\ stuff— I'll take der brush nndjpot! I vistle as I go to work Und slop der paste around; It is a real goot Naii dream. \._. . Until I hit der groundt! I'm fixing \borders\ all der day— Der old wallpaper kind— •* Ven I vake up und look aboudt It wrecks mem peace of mind. I gif no orders—none at all; Folks gif dem all, you see; Nopoddy gifs me damn salutes— Der are no hel!=, for me; Und den mem dream goes up ill schmoke . . . Oudt goes der brush und pot . . . Und I am Fuehrer Hitler in Full uniform, py Gott! * * * WOMEN, ARISE! Mrs Elmer Twitchell is out with a demand for a Fifth Freedom She wants Freedom From -Returning : Bottles. ••-'•.' •\•-\•• /•- - - ' • '.'If .there i s one thing the women. : qi ;America are sick. bfy-'jShe.wES^Si; \ijis returningbottles.\ It is-; - getting' worse and worse every \minute. Once-' upon a time 4t .'applied ordy. - to milk bottles, .but ipday the. Payi- ' a-©eposit'ahd-Ben^-^eiBottle nui- - sarice has. become egidemipr-jf iay^\ -figured i t out and! think two-thirds' of-^a housewife's time i s \spent saving bottles,- finding • something ' to put them -in.and: remembering,to tote them back.. It's;awful.\ • \Aren't you'exaggerating?\ asked Elmer.-- . : ---.:-'f '-.''• .'• \• *'No,\- insisted Mrs.. Twit'cheli. \Wjiatjdo men know-about it? When, dig you ever return -.a. bottle?-. If ,'. we, women- left it' to* the...nienj : .not a 'boftle.would ever be, taken back and. \the' deposit' reclaimed.\ ..< \t)h I often take them bacK,\ ar- 'gued.-Elmer.- \ '.'••',. 7 \Twice in eight months, if I re- member correctly,\' the wife. \Everything \from. a demi-tasse pill- bottle to a soda pop, beer and mar- aschino cherry bottle has t o be care- fully kept, .stowed: and then carted- ,back. When I. drive \the flivver to : the market- it. sounds as if a crock- ery store was moving. and I was carrying: two loads.^_It's. a major job remembering what bottles go to which stores. - ..- ^ *^ \And you should see the faces on the storekeepers, when they .see me coming .in with-empties..- They've- •got. troubles; enpiigh without- checkr ing my returns, .and.thej^. show' it.\ \'SP what?\ asked .JEhfeer. \So how about arousing the wom- en of America to a revolt or some- thing? I'm starting tf drive. I think I'll found- '-an \drgariizatioii to;. be khown- : as/ the ^ Arnerican' .Women's League for. Fewer -Deposits, xni' Bofe- •^ies;\'. .\. \'' ' '•'.'\•'.:'.\'' -'.- •-.-' . -^Ganlhelp?\ asked Elmer. \Yes replied- Mrs. Twitchell; \Take back those two . baskets of, empties down by the, furnace, i'ye; pe&\trying to thmS'of it.fdr'.^ weeki\ - .-\-• -\.-' ' • -.--'=' .--' '•»,'» ..... .. A candy magnate has bought the Blue Network for eight million dol- lars. - And yet'there are people who still go Oh -insisting: that all 'candy dpes to a fellow is to increase his .weight./ • -, ;Oi all the . thriUs that come through purchases, the acquisition of a great, radio chain must be-close to tops. What sensations must come to a man as he planksdpwn a check • and realizes all»tte power; vprestige, influence, opportunity ' and; fun ; he has bought, with all those commen- tators, quiz kids, masters of cere- monies and bazzoo players thrown. -tel' \ '\ '•' \! .w-\/-^~^-V:ij:J \^ ';• -- - What emotions he must feel as he realizes that he has signed a check and -ibaii: %,retunid&e ;§fl^,iilo|hose ^ those sound effects (particularly tte, hopfbeats) I ' All those . mikes r :'\-; •'_' ;. : v. ; '' '.-./:»';*:':*' : '\-..\ i\'.'-' :\^:'-~:' • . g§ue';PentoBiS.e,£fc^ chqlle ^.'.-remmde*r.. ; oi^b^bnei^^|U p;a^er dwhig;i^eivGley^iand^ adjadn- WhoV News This Week By Delos Wheeler LoyeI»ce, Consolidated Features.—WNU Eelease. VTEW YOBK.—One ancestor'* or -L^ 1 General Sir Henry Marflancl Wilson led the Light Brigade a£ Balaclava. One rode at Waterloo, an- Q n 1* it \ other saileet ueer Bedfellows, bis $t ef &, Good Commander? though un- ComeOutofWar, w>o»rtrr» J t o a e vtf York iQ 1776. But here i s Sir Henry; with the Russians, French ancJi Americans all on his side, and'he- is cheerfully on theirs. Wars make strange -bedfellows^ They have also made a good com- mander out of General Wilson. He holds honors' won i n three wars, anrj when he surmises that .Hitler can- not keep the Balkans without Italy other good Allied commanders do not disagree with so sound a tacti- cian. Sir Henry will feel a -four- square satisfaction when the fuebjper, lefe -go. It was WaziSj-pouring dowa the Valley of the Vardar; who> wrecked his bold attempt to hold Greece two years ago, and this Eng- lish soldier must want to close the door The general is 62, with a wife waiting, and once the Germans are down he probably will \be willing to close the military sec- tion of bis own book. There aren't many laurels left for the general to win. He has the Queen's, the King's medals, with clasps, from the Boer war; a DSO from 1914-1918, and al- ready tins conflict has seen him made a Commander of the Bath, Knight of the Grand Cross of the -..- British Empire, and a full gen- . : .- ;^1, ;^;ief!^ ;••- ';-4&|c^.:'^Miip4j^---. : Wrfw-;l^. :; -.^-'-.' •;,. back in Airica.'.againi M JCairpV\.' ('commander in ^hief -M- -file ;\Jf^d%Ea^t4 ,. : :. \;!; ' v ;. ; ;-'. Jii\ the'- British' military bierarchy-; Greneral.;Wils.oh.-stands; Jusf al^UcE.\\ below Marshal.Sir.:AichibaldWavelt.* - *.i#&e1tax ofi2,per qent/p,|nb,onxes > ! ..exceeding.-.^QijO, Jwas^l. ;?M#i '?* i: day. as.^cph^tit^tiianaii-?:: >i- -' '.V Gerinans cannot understand; how a ruler of a totalitarian state could resign like any minister in a democ- racy ^-Newa item'. % ' i; Save patlenc«i, they wSl! O NCE upon a .tinie Say• .-SthJBrj^/ .... was a youngromantic studyi^ architecture in faris Tyifii1 .a'pjificW\ lar eye to me-several attractions of Oar Minister to B^in*. Butv ' Canada Holds 2 'M'thaPt : M-' : Other Ministries } > ^ s , ^ .' *now and ne- ; is-at least ajignt-h'eavyweight diplo^ m&t is 1 tordily* t fakihg-- On- his 60^-year- old ^hoidders \^threfe * c6rnmissions>, aiiy one : bf which #piild b#' a full time'job. if;we were -back, asisOme-\ one used'to say,;tb-nortoalpy.'.; ' Before, tte'invasion ; : of;Irfe^ . mark J&e was^(\on* mihisief^^ithere ' . and the title still holds, althbugli . - he has nd duQes;: ;Siniiiarlyi lie^;..' : is ministerrtp. the exiled[jiuxeiii- burg- -govefiimeafc; Fieanyj hie; \ is jjhst settling' dd^ \into;'the ' busy- \office of ''• minister/ 'to' . ' 'Caoriada;;'.-;' •_•:'••'•./•'•.•.••.•. •••••-£x'''\•.' : \•• This i s the sizeable.; jjpst to wnjcb,'• he has riseh : in 27 'yeaxslas a career* diplomat. After.Harvard arid;fe.arisr an'd ; 'a !spellfat^;haruang,- he'}entered- &e'-6Ui£om^ti£''^£yi£e;'.a't\3$^;' It Was :'alate ^artirbut'hie' faoyed at affair-. gait 'around Tolsyo,. P,ekmgj' : -M;apila ^ ;Aithens,:,. ipndoh; : .'.Stockholm; *ahd .Brially.;C,qpehhagen;-. Befpi-e;gpihg;tO/' '^ttk.wa,lie served as v .<^\;sfa^v2ei par%nent;s chief 'Of' -me; : djvisipn-cf;. Eiiropean affairs. Jn^pi^-cfiMuebi J wprk.and 50 longa career, ing cbSe&' is- J sm6,odi, .\his>raustiche ' .it^s-^e^i- . ingway, xmV grizzled, ,and:i| his Jair?'.-. of easy..assurance isn'-t.iyputlflul it: . certainly, is 'no more. than;,mtiadler. .-. aged,-;/, .. .,.•.;-•'.-!':-.:/.•'/- •-.•/''-.-'V/?,;;-•'•'•/} : r r .W ESOgTIN'G'; '. on., -Eear./iAdffiM'al - : . A^ Alah. <S; Kirk: •*B^/Se'^'s\/aV naval.. attache ra. \London pressmais called hiiji--.pefstmalde.v jais^egl^oS . «-»«.-*• \'*»irjrf-i*- 'kJy.%yMJ^aM$>Ssca^ ;AdnK$3rmtean;t ^g^^fiirk, -. 'Bk : ' : 'Acaa^m^,^utr!'-is'^s- T -tc^, tiucfeet? Hardly f '*&& i^ \. ; _.--- _:-;••-••:••• •'••;: • .\• P^ttlvb 1 OU;S' •force, A-aantic'-flee^, blasted /©way . lihder a. clpiidy/mopiifpi;'&eSiciliaQ. invasion. This: wasT about gs 'dis- icr#et and /aqidemii| : ; as. j7iloyiB5ll'' -Hickpk?S rpO^ntop&'/shpotin^an)..\' meold:WestS^./.- '--S/.^'.--,-\ -•••;• ••\\\'--':.'-'. n 1 Home to tell about i t aU, Kirk is ui^istakahly lean and mayhe ? ' \esaDJ-aJ jmite academic, -sj^tjjiet -' \ v fa;Siin^^«^^|^s^pf^.|Bj|ri^' : . cJulj^aHdi Shs^^f^s. 4 ^ '.^i*?^' , *\ '• v tigSsJfcaih £ ,-mttr^>^:Be^ffii|> ; wi^ ' .iUii ;fieffebfeht '|«rS '^: ; cleaned/up>; '• ' 1 'oii'-^^olpi's'-mur^y', -Sto'iiai*' / \tojsfeia^l^keii;\'/\-/- .'.\;• .•/\\.''\;.:''* '\:\ /;• J;^lM^%^i#eara/S|,:.*rie : nijy^:; ; ;r ' • ' : -'e-arth's-'- ; ! ends, . : ;recko.ning;/.ftpjai-- -'-'.- •-. Annapolis; t o China, and k/-fair' ; '_ bitrpf2I&opei at least;; .\\He '%i&8> ; •\\speht/19^iy^^;^ : ^K|i'5ia^|^:\ - ' -' '*6n'-*^-iB^Ma^fi;wte^|rrafe^*''' /•«fiici^c^ef|B^i/iBngin^^gr'r' ^i!8na5c«TOimmc^bh&/fetsv^?;- rV :;- ; .:- • - v'4,nia.ip-s5--:g:#.i-'.-,i\.j? : ; v -r«,.j-i;_'.-4-.- \--' -.' -• /;^M6r(En^f;.|fist':l|est; •<j|:prk>i:fi6^y^»,. r. fhasfibe^ : S#n'^^ \\' ;§^^uffi6i^^p('gi^e^^(|: : 'ibalii- -« ishedth*Kaval f War college »en*ar ,**

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