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Happenings That Affect the Dinner Pails, Dividend Checks
and Tax Bills of Every Individual, National and Inter
national Problems Inseparable From Local Welfare
The main purpose of any military force, naturally, is to
fight if it has to, and to maintain itself in a state of constant
readiness for whatever is to come. However, on occasion,
the fighting arms can be used as an instrument of high dip
lomacy as well. They can implement and advance, by purely
peaceful means, the policies decided upon in Washington in
this time of delicate internatioal balance.
As everyone knows, military figures have been called upon
to fill a number of positions of vast importance, which norm
ally would be held by civilians. General Smith, who was
Eisenhower’s brilliant Chief of Staff, represents us in Mos
cow. General Marshall, the architect of our war strategy,
holds the most vital and most difficult job in the nation next
to the Presidency. General Clay carries the burden of re
sponsibility for us in Germany. General MacArthur is prac
tically all-powerful in Japan. Officers of the U. S. Navy
have been entrusted with the complex task of administering
:the Pacific Islands and strengthening the primitive economies'
• of their peoples, which in many instances wrere disrupted by
•the last war.
There has been much argument, pro and con, concerning
"the wisdom of giving men, whose sole prior experience has
been in the profession of arms, such appointments as these.
The American tradition is that the military shall be apart
from and subservient to the civil authority. Regardless of
that, almost everyone agrees that the soldiers and sailors have
•done exceptional work. There are no saber rattlers among
those in the key spots. And they have all shown the qualities
of mind, character and decision that are new necessary'.
So much for individuals. How an actual military body
can be used to forward our diplimatic policy is vividly de
scribed by Demaree Bess in a recent Saturday Evening Post
article. Called “Our Navy in Striped Pants,” it tells how our
big task force in the Mediterranean has turned it into an
American lake—and has done it without land bases, without
.straining our ties with other countries, and without getting us
ttoo deeply involved in the internal affairs of Western Europe.
The attitude that governs this mission was obliquely
expressed to Mr. Bess by a chief petty officer of long ex
perience. “In the war, every sailor was a fighter,” he said.
"Now thy tell us we are diplomats, and it is our business to
friendly with foreigners.”
This is pretty largely true—though our Mediterranean
task force, like all other naval units, is always in readiness
dor trouble. Today, our foreign commitments are greater and
;morf involved than ever. We are the leader of a Western
• bloc erf large and small powers which is being cemented ot
rgetherin opposition to the Soviet Union’s Eastern bloc. In
Mr. <2ess* accurate phrase, “Our Navy is the visible symbol
-.of our participation.”
,This is a ticklish business, but the Navy seems to be ex
■ ecuting it effectively and with tact. Visits to foreign ports are
always arranged for well in advance. If the local authorities
feel that a visit would be impolotoc at any time, it is canceled
• and the fleet goes somewhere else. Now and then, a govern
• ment will request a visit on some particular occasion, and the
XiasTc force, obliges.
American officers are careful to avoid political discussions
•when they gather ashore, with their counterparts from Italy,
France, Greece and the other countries. Shop talk—the prob
lems that are common to every navy—dominates. This makes
it possible for people of all points of view to get along fairly
As Mr. Bess points out, there are times when “our Medit
erranean task force is required to show a sterner aspect.” A
while ago, for instance, bomber and fighter planes from the
carrier Midway flew over and around the principal cities of
Italy They did this for three successive days, returning to their
floating base between trips. This show of American strength
was, of course, of great service to an Italian government which
was trying to stop the communists.
Mr. Bess sums up our great naval policy in the Mediter
ranean in these words:. . . .“first, to show Europeans that we
<do not intend to dessert them while they are comparative!}
helpless; second, to treat them in the meantime as allies, not
as dependers. That policy has worked well, and our naval com
manders see no reason to believe that it will' not work equally
well in the future. ”
The nation recently witnessed another and somewhat dif
ferent kind of military diplomacy when the Russians made
their effort to drive us out of Berlin without actually going to
war. A weak and vacillating American commander might have
let the Russians succeed; a firebrand might have chosen a
course leading direct to the consequences. General Clay, a
almost everyone seems to agree, acted flawlessly. He made no
threats—but he was completely firm. He made it clear, in pol
ite language, that we would remain in Berlin unless we were
pushed out by force. He won.
This concept of diplomacy through the military in a new
thing in the United States—at least ,on so large a scale. But it
seems to be here to stay.
Alcohol From Bananas
Alcoholic beverages have been
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were conducted injGuatemala. Ba
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IBartado# as early as 1637. Dens
fund alcohcd from bananas Is an
Bass Are Heavy Eaters
After young bass'leave the spawn
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an£ as they grow older they devour
worms, tadpoles and smalf fish. In
later life they take crawfish, frogs
and minnows. When they attain a
weight of two or three pounds
they will bolt anything from a worm
to a young muskrat.
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Eddie Dunn: "My wife wanted to be
in Congress once. Then she found
out they already had a speaker
"True or False." MBS
Morey Amsterdam: “I wonder
where do mothers learn the things
they tell their daughters not to do.”
Lew Lehr: "A man should be the
law in his house. I tried it yester
day and it brought my wife to her
knees—daring me to come out from
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THE WAITERS COLUMN
By H. W. Smith
Blackstone Hotel waiters
are serving all their guests
with a smile.
Waiters at the Hill Hotel an
Highland Club topping the
service in a very friendly way.
Waiters at the Legion Club
with the pointer John Evans
going good on Service.
R. R. Boys are very careful
Served the Presidents Special
train in a very fine way.
Omaha Club gaiters with
Capt Earl Jones in the front
nlie on service.
Waiters Key Club extends a
Welcome to all.
Paxton Hotel waiters are
improving on service to all*
All Country Club open and
the boys enjoying the fine bre
eze from the green leaves an
Come and here a Book Re
view by Mr. Leo Bohamon.
Sponsored by the George Was
hington Carver Study Club,
At the YWCA 22nd and Grant
Sunday June 13, 1948 at 4:00
Mr. Bohannon is reviewing
the Enchanted by Martin Slav
in. A program will be render
ed by the following:
Mrs. Ruth Williams, Instru
Ronald Coleman, Vocal Solo
Mrs. Eula Garner, Reading
Refreshments will be served.
Mrs. A. W. Anderson, Pres.
Mrs. L. Flawkins Jr, Chairman
Mrs. J. Cooper, Reporter
By Bill Paulson ■
“'Profits’ is a bad thing if it’s
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POULTRV PROM ALA- buses .
ERNEST R. WHITMAN,
BILL, EXCELLENT ATH
LETE, SINGER AS WELL
Bill the romantic interest on
CBS’ “Beulah,” is an amiable
guy whose mind works at a
snail’s pace—except when he’s
dodging Clarissa, Beulah”s
rival. In real life, however, Bill
played by radio-screen stage
actor Ernest R. Whitman, is
an energetic, alert individual
who has distinguished himself
in several fields.
Whitman was the first Neg
ro boy born of Oklahoma City,
where he lived until he entered
show business at the age of 16
His theatrical career began
with traveling tent shows,
from which he graduated to va
udeville and stock.
A gaduate of luskegee Uni
versity, where he got his early
dramatictraining in collage sh
ows, Whitman excelled in foot
ball and basketball. Today, he
stands at 6’ 2” and tipping the
scales at 247, he’s a whiz on th
wrestling mat. His favorite ho
bby is bowling, at which he is
an expert instructor. His fine
baritone voice has mastered
songs and opertic arias ii\ sev
en languages. Moreover, he is
an ordained minister in the Af
rg.- Methodist Church and act
ive in Los Angeles religious
He is married and the father
of two children, one of whom,
a daughter teaches school in
Oklahoma. At home, he likes
to read and listen for hours to
his collection of classical re
cordings. When he finds the
time, he works with little the
atre groups around Hollywood
His movie credits include
“Jesse James,” Third Finger,
Left Hand,” My Brother Talks
to Horses,” “Gone With the
Wind” and “Green asturers.”
Navigated Lake Michigan
Jean Nlcolet is credited with be
ing the first white man to navigate
Lake Michigan, according to Ency
clopaedia Britannica. Sent west by
Champlain on a voyage of explora
tion, he -treaded his way in a birch
canoe through the Straits of Mack
inac and discovered Lake Michigan
in the summer of 1634.
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