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Page Two THE LOWVILLE LEADER THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER S3, 1048 Sketch of a Victorious Invasion * Route This sketch was made by the English artist E r J3., Lambert as, tte ^HU%^^ |m^png.;tti^^^pr^gp^ It shows the entire area of the strait otMessinifronv the air.. Across this stfait^ which separatiK SicUy froin Italy's toe, the British Eighth army spearheaded thefirsf invasion of the European continent which resulted in Italy's snrrender. The.distance across the strait, at its narrowest point, is two miles. Prior to landing on Italy proper, Allied batteries along the Sicilian coast shelled Axis positions across this stretch of water. Afrika Korps Men Save Peanut Crop in Georgia Harvesting peanuts occupies, most,of the time of these tormer German soldiers, once dubbed \super- men.\ They were members of the Afrika Korps, first German troops to collapse. Farmers.at Dublin, Ga., praise the. work of the war prisoners and credit them with.saving the peanut crop. Left: This \superman\ swung his pitchfork with such zeal that he broke the handle. Center inset: Time bat. for lunch is taken by the prisoners. Bight: Under a warm southern sun, these men apparently are regaining health and com- posure. One tenderly holds a baby rabbit caught in the field as his carious comrades surround him. Japs Murder Before Leaving Kiska When XT. S. troops entered this dugout on Kiska island, they found the Japanese had murdered the English language in a message on the walL Foolish was spelled \foolische\ and Roosevelt, became \Rousebelt.\ Mary Churehili Visits the. WACS TELE ¥ A C T AFTER 584 DAYS IN 2 WARS,... [WOOD WAS I .-.DECLARATION TO ARWS1JC9 _ MEN MOBILIZED « • » # « « ,» • < © © a » © ft © © © '© ©\ © © « © © © © r OUR ARMED FORCES . juir 1943 ee.ee eee.e e.e .g 'IANUARY ]944 (ESTj .§.,&..§. e e e a e e e e Each symbol represents-one mULTon w JUIV 1944 ssu FIHSTTAID Mary Churchill, center, daughter of Prime Minister Winston Churchill, fs in the British counterpart of our WAC. She is pictured inspecting the chevrons on the arm of a WAC at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Looking on are Alice Marble, U. S. pro tennis, champ, extreme left, and Mary Hard- vrick. the British tennis champ. Tiny Tartan He's Ouiy 40 days old, lint Frankie P. Bust Jr. can chin himself several times. His amazed parents, rela- tives anf friends are wondering U he will be a candidate for Tarzan role*. < \•' yon may nol'I^Sbfe to repfeioe worn »r titokga'wSSbtimit eqoipmen*7'This Is *«!.,,. GOTSSopjepk,piJ6rj$es> come first, -So «flte;*'#ar«!W Trfaat yon Batfe . ... mm- well as yott possibly can. This column bv the homeowner> friend tells yoq how. DARK WOOD Question: Last year our dark ma- ftogahy stained woodwork was done \over with' white enamel.- Now it is\ crackie^ afad'the- darkrfiolor is com* ;mgrirjirl5uih>>^j:s; tjhere some way to get betteir resists next time we do it Answer: It'is my guess that the surface was hot properly prepared before the enamel was applied. Paint will siot adhere to a glossy yarnisbi and the smahpg^ny stain, should have 'been seali|Pih with a coat of shellac. 1 \ Yout best move is to take off me finish \with\ a'Hot solu- tion of wasbing|||jQda or trisodium phosphate^thxe'eJibUnds to the gal* ^ipn at:^w^^JVMii^-i&aiwnhg *tbe !pSint'-and y^riush^rciSse, the wood with clear Wa^err Then bleach put the. stain by-^cpating lihera'lly with a : hot saturated solution of ox- alic' acid., -Leave it on overnight and then rinse -well with clear wa- ter. When 'the wood is -dry, smooth if necessary, by rubbing with'-very fine sandpaper, Wipe;off the diisf and then finish. according to the manufacturer's directions on the can for new woodwork. N - * * * Cleaning Entrance Floorings Question: ^'WbaJ is the best meth- od and soap to use for cleaning ter- razzo, rubber tile and Imbleiim in an apartment buildingentrance? Answer: As a general rule, a terrazzo floor calls for ,ho more than' scrubbing with pure soap and water, rinsing thoroughly and dry- ing. For a polish,' use thin coats of paste floor wax; rub each coat well after allowing'.a, half hour for drying. The linoleum can be cleaned in the sam~& way, but great care must be taken not to flood it. Work on tiles in the same way as the linoleum, and, when clean and dry, apply bright-drying water wax, or a wax that does npt : require polish- ing..'! Plenty of clean water should be used to remove all traces of soap. If this is not done, the floors soon will become shabby and dif- ficult to clean, particularly the ter- razzo. * * # MODERNIZED BATHTUB Question: I have heard that an old-style bathtub with legs can be converted ,to the builfrin style. Can you tell me how? , :,-, . Answer: Take off the Iggs by slip- ping them out. BuilS.a support of two by fours'in one corner of the room .on-: which the tub... will, rest, wedging one end and Md^ of the-. tub again^ the wall. Build a frame around the tub, to be finished with tile or some other waterproof' ma- terial. The room walls should meet the top'edge of the 1 'tub so' that'the tub will catch water that drips from them. Pipe connections- should be made according ; to convenience. -».-. •.* , *. - . Repairing Pottery Question: I have a Wedgewood pottery jug, pieces, of which are chipped out and missing. Is there any tenacious substance that I could use. to fill in the missing pieces? • Answer:. Genuine Wedgewood should be repaired by an expert. Home methods might look botched and show -. crack-lines. ~ But if you still wish to try the job,-use .white; lead paste thickened with powdered whiting. This will take some months to dry hard. Names and addresses of china arid glass repair shops\ can be found in your classified telephone directory/. | BuigingiLinoleum Question!\liWhajt should I. do for linoleum jhat'%as just begun to bulge? ... , Answer:. Cut a slit across the mid- dle of the bulge with a razor blade, following a line of the pattern; a line between two squares, for inr stance. Then work some linoleum cement under the linoleum through the slit with a knife blade, pressing down first \one\ side of the slit and then 'the other. Use plenty of the cement, wiping off wet smears \on the surface with turpentine^ Press the bulge back into place and put on weights until the cement is dry. '.,*** New Carpeting Over Old Question: We are going to re- Curpet our dining-room. The floor is of poor, unfinished lumber. As both the new and old carpeting are moth-proofed, would you think it a good plan to use the old carpeting as a padding under the new' Answer: Yes* but before laying the' carpeting,- see that all, irregu- larities, in the floor boards are taken oufc-either by planing or scraping With a floor sanding machine. The smoother the floor the longer the .floor, covering will last •£. I T BEMAOTED for a young, keen- eyed ' corpoJral from Montauk, deeply interested in the sport, as ttiost of our servicemen are, to ask a rather baffling question. We were talking about the big bond, sales gathering from baseball's Hall' of ! Fame at me Yankee Stadium. \Could you tell me,\he asked? •from this Hall-of- Fame group* which men you consider outstanding^I mean the foj£ of the list.\to each position?'. ^W« have a lot of arguments ' about \this around the barracks. There must be a few who head the list..\ *• -' • This was a quick-order decision. We had to*make it that way? And here it was: Outfield— Cobb, Ruth and Speaker. Infield—Bonus Wagner. Pitchers — €y Young, Walter Johnson. Here, were just six'names that bopped out from -what is sometimes known as the:£ubcOTSc&us;roundup of more than 40 years. . Here is the way these quick selec- tions worked out: Back of the bat we have Bill Dickey, Mickey Cochrane, Gabby Harthett, iJuck Ewing and Keger Bresnahan. My vote here goes for BiH Dickey, but there can be an argument. In the box we have .Cy Young, Christ/ .Mathewson, Grover Alexan- der, Waiter Johnson, Xefty Grove. At first we have Lou Gehrig, George Sister, Bill Terry. At second we have Nap'Lajoie, Eddie Collins, Rogers , Horasby, Frank Frisch. A photo finish. At short we have only one man-^- Honus Wagner. . At third we have Jimmy' Collins, Pie Traynor, Art Devlin, and Bill Bradley. In the outfield we have Cobb, Ruthj Speaker .and Joe Jackson— with Joe DiMaggio comjhg on. Ted Williams, a great hitter, was not a great outfielder. Backto^Results I would say the top man on the list was Honus Wagner—in the infield spot. \The. flying Dutchman, a great shprtstbpV led his league in'hitting year after year. .'•',..' He was'also a brilliant base run- ner. Shortly before he died John\ \MeQraw who knew more than 'his share - of : -baseball, .rated- Wagner as the greatest 'ballplayer of all time. In the outfield you'ean't get away from Cobb, Ruth and .Speaker-^hit- tmg, fielding and spirit. Shoeless Joe Jackson was the greatest natural hitter of them all. But Jackson finished under a cloud. It is almost impossible to split Lajoie, Collins and Hornsby. If I happened to be a manager.I'd like to have any of these men around. Collins had the speed—the smart- ness. Lajoie and Hornsby had the hitting power. Cy Young won 511 ball games, more than most men ever pitch. . 'lie was the star of two leagues. Waiter Johnson was the best pitch- er I ever. saw. I believe these are the two standouts.- Look over Johnson's strike-out, shutrout and earned-run record There's the story. The best all-around ballplayer I ever saw—outfield, infield, pitching and hitting—was Babe Ruth.' •Ruth and Cobb—or Cobb and Ruth —are still the two greatest ballplay- ers the old game has ever known. Plus Hans Wagner. Mathewson and Sockalexis Our old college chum, Andy Oak- ley, told me \You made a mis- take in naming your two greatest pitchers.\ I.mean Cy Young and Wal- ter Johnson.\ \TheSe two won close to lyOOO big league\ games,\ I suggested. \No one else was even close. WJiafs your pick?\* ' ; \ { \!'. \Chrjisly^Mathewson \He' was the best and the smartest pitcher I ever saw in more than 40 years. I'll admit Matty never had as much stuff as Johnson had' and he never had the incredible stamina of Cy Young. But he was the best.\ \Who was the greatest ballplayer I left off?\ I asked Andy. \An Indian by the name of Sock- alexis, whp played with Cleveland. He could outhit Cobb, Ruth, Speaker or Jackson. He had' more speed than, all of them.\ Wartime Sports Program Most of those who believe that sport should either be eliminated or cut to small measure in wartime are out of the service; Most of those who favor as good a program as possible are in the service. I have, talked with many serv- icemen, and \I have yet to find , a single entry who doesn't want sport to keep going, largely for his own interest in baseball, football or box- ing, news of which comes through newspapers, radio wi movies. ~, fttlJWll By VIRGINIA VAXE eleaeed by Western Newspaper Union. I NGRID BERGMAN'S su- perb perfonriaiiee in **For Whom the Bell foils\ is one oi those filings that people re- member for years. It's the more notable because in that opus she wag \up against real- ly; tough competition. Katina Paxihou, the talented Greek actress who plays \Pilar can. dominate any scene, without half trying; arid the list of male actors reads like an all-star cast. Incidentally, after 100 performances the picture was still selling out at all performances in INGRID BERGMAN New York; ibatmeant that for eight solid weeks the public .had been trooping;-to the theater to > see just that picture-7-honews: reel, no com- .edy, no other-attraction.; . .Mentioning Ingrid Bergman re\ minds me that in \Gaslight;\ which she is making with-Charles Boyer—? who-plays a most villainous villain, -^you'll see Tarqum ©iivier, son of Laurence-Olivier and JUl .Esmond; the clever and attractive ..attress who was his wife before lie married Vivian Leigh. Young Tarquin is only five, so he's starting Ms career fair- ly early. '•:-:- It's a nice break that Gail Russell, new in films, gets. She's making \Our Hearts Were Young and Gay,\ playing one of the principal rolesy arid Paramount has given her a new term contract and the starring part in '<Her Heart in Her Throat;\ scheduled first for Loretta Young. Looks a's.ifj Loretta liked her role in \Aid; Now; Tomorirow\ better. 'Ber Heart in Her Throat\ :is a mystery. A curious soft slapping sound heard occasipnallyrdurin^ehearsals! of Mortc^-SowneyyShafternppn radio. ' program, usually';j;usfcM|e*;'he Had' .finisiied a song,.. has. .finally ; been\ eljmmated. Radio en^neers,, check- ing, on the prigui';oi,, the sbumd, dis- covered that' it ;w;as . caused by Downey's thumbing, his*.bright red suspenders. He began doing it after he was warned not to jingle coins while he was singing. Now he wears a belt in the studio, and empties his pockets before he steps up to a microphone. It's no wonder that producers get jittery. Michaei 6'Shea was riding a motor scooter, crashed into a stage wail—and landed in a hospital, with severe bruises, to put it mildly. That held up shooting on United Artists' \Jack London,\ as he \Was to ap- pear in every remaining scene. . Joseph Cotten,. narrator and act- ing star of \AmeHca—Ceiling Un- limited,\ and greatly hi demand in Hollywood, is billed as the Great Joseph, \The Wizard of the South,\ In Orson Welles' Mercury Wonder show; it's dene nightly under can- vas, in Hollywood, for the edifica*- tlon of service men; they're enter- tained -*- and highly — by feats of magic, and-all ifor' nothmfe! : ~ It was a thrill lor Dinah Shore re- cently when her new picture, \Thank Your Lucky Stars,\ was' sneak- previewfid at WSM's Air Castle -stu- :&6 in; Nashville, Tehn.\ where Dinah starJed her sihgihg career' Alj'Jier old \friends pame. Her new com- mercial; starring series./starts on .CBS September 3Q,. and waib4 heard s 5liursday evenmgs at ST:30, Eastern\. %Tar Time. .. Back in me 1920s Gertrude Law- rence made a guest appearance on a radio variety show for which the sponsors paid her 20 pounds a min- uter^about $100 American money, i t established a financial record. When she returns to the air. with her new. show, September 30, on the Blue. Network, she'll get so jnuch more that—though the figure's stiU a secret^it will estal»iish another rec- ord. • . .. ; ODDS AND ENDS^When Don AhUch\ Host of the 'Whais Nae?\ show heard. Saturdays bvef the Blue network, calls his 'wife \Honey\ its not only a\ term of endearment, but an abbreviation of her name,, Ronote ... After aH that talk about retiring, Fred Allen returns to the air next month, but this year the shew will emanate from Hollywood and he'll take a flyer in pictures . , . Trudy Erwin had some earrings made from tui» antique gold thimbles, woje 'em to rehearsal of the Bmg Crosby show, and lost one—mtd' found Crosby wearing it... War or no war, Ted Busing will be aatufuncutg footbaU gametrpverCBSW*^ ' :$ti0§j^&3^m Released by Western .Newspaper Union, FOCAL INFECTIONS I have spoken before of two ardent fishermen who arose at five o'ejock. every morning to fish their favorite spots\; One of the two met me one? day and suggested?' that I: go. with hint as his friend Bill did; not seem to be aa interested as for- merly. \When I call af B ill's house now he •is -sound asleep and; when I xeturh to> t -wpjnpj show him my catcht ^ JBl three hours later, Ihe is still asleep. Bis-- i)r. Barton iamily iells^ me'he' sleeps most of the time also.\ Bill used to-be a wideawake fel- low. What was causing Bill; to be- sleepy all.tfae time? The. ekuse. 3was= mfecte'd teefh^but this was not <&&• covered until it was too' late to s|ve Kis\life.*. . ...'.'\\'\\ : :; ..; ' '• What^ire ttie s^gtpms oiE'.ibfefe-i^ tioii from r teeth; -6onsifcV sinUsfe^ \gaB biadSeri; large.: ihtes^ie,:\ -pi -pther : ciaJlj : noted'; in the iiidrhihg; atter. ;&; bight's, sleep,-whi.ch seems neiti^r..: lief*Ashing; ?kfdr>- ib&j£teh,i is:; a ^omi\ mph symptom of fpcal infection! (Focal infection is where irifectioa occurs at one focusi or spot in the bodi* and the poisons or wastes are carried from it by the bipod to an- other spot. Thus\ the poison' from\ an infected throat can go to a joint ahd set up \an' arthritis.). \Apathy lack of ambition, inabil-: U& to concentipate arid, a: dislike for mental work sb^thatiffie patient must, 'drive himself tp; get ahythfng d'one afe often complained of. T Dikzhiess, loss of appetite, temporary^ blurring^ of vision or blindness may be nbted.'f The above description; of focal in- fection is given by Dr. M, Sblis- Coheh in Medical World. It is wprthi while for all of us io'siiidy $hss& symptoms of fecal infection. 'The \first thpugbt might naturally be tii take. Epsom salts or otiier purgaliye: to rid the large ihtes'tihe and \the blood of thesg ppisbnS. This treat- mieht J would give relief where the' cause is eating too much or exer- cifgng too little, as accumula||d^ .wastes &om food can- give. syinp^. - tonis of fatigue. But, where: this? tired, sleepy, \dorft care\ feeling: is present all. or. most of the timei. you.-should consult your physiciani and. dentist. • i '-'•< : .\ -» - •- «. Vision Ipi^Q^d i^?: ¥itaMns .& and B \. it: is.ihter.#sfiag;Jthd-ver^ gratify^., ihg. to learn' that npt.pgly cah.mahy cases of cpipr blindness be; correct- - ed but omer jdistUrbances;rot. visipjo also, by simply' improving me diet, especially by the' use of foods cpn-r, taih^ig vitamin A and vitamin .15 cpmplex. .. '. . c. in* the ' 'Medical Clinics of Npxtji America,\ Dr. Arthur M. Yiiifeb, .states: \Considerable effort has been made to improve tiie eyesight\ (es- pecially hight blindnessli ^pf. some? aviators,, sailors,, drivers, and others; by giving them large quantities «E Vitamin A. \Some of these, persons improved only after a well balanced . diet and. an extra supply of vitamins A and vitamin B complex, were giy-. en. Some of these persons also.had! difficulty in. passing the;c6lpr tests as prescribed bjr Uie army..^id.nayy.. After.the.daily use of fish oil. con- . cehtrates (20,pop units'pf vitamin '&$*• a powerfiil vitamin B complex (TW& tablespoons of powerful yeast pow- der or an equivalent concenteatej and a wsil-h a lanced die% the\ eol§r- vision, and the night \blindness p* many of these persons improved.\ Other. diseases whjeh r affdqt -the lin- irig of the eyelids': and ^eroufer sur- face of'the eyebafl are 'also' cvxeSb or helpied'by the use of vitamin A and vitamin B complex.' However, Dr. Yudfcin does not sug- gest . that txeatment \ibr : these;.;eye - CpnditicJBs s'hpidd ' be- '-by ^Wtali^^- alori^'but : that a;(sbarch;should-liie - made:for the'eauserpfthesie eye;d|sr tebances in these:-,p&spns,; VS&iis-^ diseases, of Jhe^slpmap^ •iv^CT^ancI' Stl'st^uie: iftay tfe^^^i)r#entmg;^bpd^. makmg'ifull us'pJpf;apod;eate%JSclu^?:.. hag the ^tamins: <j^ car eMflljes- tipning by the physician may'bring out tiiaf !di'sturbahces of the digestive system afe'preseht. Tlie thought then is feat our eye specialists, because the tissues of the eyes are affected \as can other- tissues by lack of Vitamins or om _fer valuable feodsraffs, ?re abje to noti- fy the family physician of their find- ings. The'eye disturbance epi thei* be cprrec|ed by a suitable &ii SniJ\ removal of digestive ffi?turbanees, \ . \'' ; c--. :' ! *'R^^#-::^\-.r?:'^ ; ; S.'-.-':- \QtJTEiltibNisOiX ' Q.^WUl boiled flaxseed in water taken three times a day cure dia- betes? A.—K you really have diabetes you should follow the diet prescribed! for you and use insulin if so direct- ed. , • , * * * ^ Q.—Win you please explain the meaning of multiple lipomata? A.—Multiple lipomata mesas * number oL lipomas (fart tumwrs), They^ areluwmles* unless kritWe*.

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