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FRIDAY, JULY 11, 1952.
Lend-Lease
Saved Russia
The Army has released an official
history of Lend-Lease aid to Kusfna w
World War n, which clearly shows
that this aid enabled Russia to stand
im nnder the hammer blows of Hit-
lor. Brmv in 1942. "I
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The book, "".Persian Corridor and Aid
to Russia," is revealing in that it in
dicates that U. S. equipment and ma
terials supplied as many as 150 o 200
Russian divisions in the critical per
iod of the RusSo-KJerman War. J
Lend-Lease aid to Russia amount
ed to more than $8,500,000,000 and
included 14,834 aircraft and 409,526
U. S. manufactured trucks. These
figures are sobering today because of
(Soviet assertions that her soldiers and
factories alone were responsible for
the victory over Germany in World
War H. These figures make it clear
that American Lend-Lease aid spelled
the difference between Russian victory
and Russian defeat.
The NeV Immigration
Law And Politics
In 1924 Congress passed an immi
gration law which reduced the maxi
mum number of immigrants each year
to 150 thousand, fixed a national quo
ta system based on a percentage of
each foreign country's nationals in
the United States as of .1920, and
barred most Asian people from immi
grating into this country. -
Now Congress has passed over
President Truman's veto a new Im
migrant act. Sponsored by Senator
Pat MdCarran of Nevada and Rep.
Francis E. Walters of Pennsylvania,
the act would generally retain the
provisions of the 1924 act on maxi
mum immigration and the quota sys
tem. -:":,,:, t-
In the new law there is no flat ban
against immigration of Asian and
Pacific people. There have been add
ed certain measures to keep out sub
versives and other undesirables, and
the Attorney .General is granted spe
cial powers to deport immigrants for
Communist or Communist-front af
filiation. '
While the new immigration law is
certainly the result of compromises,
it is an improvement over the 1924
act despite President Truman's veto
message in which he said that the act
"would intensify the repressive and
inhumane aspects of our, immigration
procedures.'' '' ,. ' ,
Informed observers in Washington
believe that while the President lost
the fight on immigration policy, , he
has succeeded in presenting in his
veto message the civil right policies
which he expects the Democratic con
vention to endorse and which will un
doubtedly become a fundamental is
sue in the coming election in Novem
ber. '
Wonder Drugs
It is probably correct to say that
medical scienCA haa mnla frreator
strides in the development of new
arugs in tne past two decades than in
the entire history of medicine.' New
wonder drugs are now used not only
to relieve pain and distress but also
to remove tha ranspu nf diuuiis
The history of the wonder drugs
oegan oacK in isaz with tne discovery
of the sulpha drugs. Now the list of
wonder drugs include in addition to
the sulphas, penicillin, streptomycin,
- aureomvcin. hloroTnwtin tmni.
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cin, bacitracin, neomycin, ' atabrine,
pentaquin, chloroqmn, paludrin and
the hormone, cortisone. , .
One 1 out. of ; evenr fmii nprnftno
striken with pneumonia died 20 years
ago, out today most victims are healed
with .nenicillin in thrm ar fnn Ann
With tile development of isonicotinic
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acrae nyaraxiae, some tuberculosis
-victims have litreally been pulled back
irom tne anna or the grave.
But even eonaldepiTiff' Tio-oto oi
VSnce8 thft. merfteft nMerwa a mo1 a
in the past few years, the challenge
, oi nnoing arugs and serums that will
combat other maAar ditaAKoa. n.l
cancer, which kills about, 200 thous
and peopie eacn year, tm laces those
who ara Writinfir imuHea) : MiTaiv
Wonder drugs for the treatment of the
common , com, ugn wood pressure,
hardening of the arteries and infan
tile, paralysis, and others are still
needed. ,
Political Spending
Inl32
It seeme that the television indus
try, a most costly method of Politick
ing, will make 1952- a record year in
political expenditures. Amor 7 all the
oOer uninowns in tL!a eloi-on year,
that seems to be asr i
The Republican Party spent 050.-
0C5 for radio and soc vtl-t use of
television in 48. Democrats
pent $750,000 for the same media in
1948. This year, with TV playing
much larger part In the political cam-
paten than m 1948, these totals- will
nrobablv ton a mill km dollars. ' ' -
To get an idea of Che tremendous
cost of television, on need omy ioojc
at the network rate'on the major net
works. A half hour of Class A tiin
between six and eleven P. M., or
Saturday and Sunday afternoons-
cost over $30,000. Ox course, it does,
not take many $30,000 items to run a
political budget up ,'. rather rapidly.
That is why 1952 is expected to be the
record spending year of the country's
political history.
Books On Religion
Lead In Find
Of Publication
Right now publishers are issuing
nore books on religion than on any
other nonaction subjects. Newspaper
syndicates are expanding their re
ligious features because of increasing
public interest Sales of the Bible
have doubled in five years and are
now at an all-time peak. v C
Two top executives, to the public
relations and . advertising fields
brought out these facts in speeches
here., today. . ;y ;;" ;.f-'';;v;-
Arthur Hall. Circulation Director of
the Chicago Daily News, reported, 'A
significant change in reading habits
is under way right now. There is a
tremendous public interest in books
and articles on religion." v
He addressed members of the world
wide circulation sales staff of The
Christian Science Monitor, who met
in connection with the Annual Meet
ing of The Mother Church, The First
Church of Christ, 'Scientist, on Bos
ton. Langley Carleton Keyes, Boston ad
vertising executive and readability ex
pert, cited reasons for the growing
popular interest in religion. , 4. ? ;
"Corruption, chaos, and confusion
are turning many people back to
Jesus' simple teaching," Keyes told
an audience of more than 1500. "Men
want something better than complex
philosophies and confused living. -
"They want religion. They want it
in language they can understand. They
want it the way Jesus taught it More
than anything else, they want prac
tical proof of God's power with men."
Emphasizing "the simple might of
divine ideas, Keyes said that the "in
tellectualism of the few is not the
answer. All men become 'thinkers
when they f are ' reached where they
are by the clear expression of the
truth about God and man." Dr. Keyes
is a PhD. in philology.
The popular interest in religious
features in newspapers was graphi
cally illustrated by Hall. In 1949 the
Chicago Daily News published the life
story of Jesus. This brought a tre
mendous circulation response.
"(No articles published in recent
years created so many new readers,"
Hall said. The articles appeared on
page 1 with a news headline describ
ing each day s installment
'The Daily News also found a series
entitled "What My Religion Means
To Me" to be definitely successful
Hall continued. ' It was written by
local lay members of various denomi
nations. ' various other' newspapers,
including the Detroit Free Press and
the Miami (Fla.) Herald, have also
published such . series with good re
sults. Hall told how the Akron (Ohio)
Beacon Journal has just started a 10-
year series of articles. The subject:
a few verses of the Bible each day.
in the past year distribution of
Bibles by The Christian Science Pub
lishing 'Society has reached an all
time peak. John H. Hoagland, Mana
ger, reported this fact to an audience
of nearly 7,500 at the main Annual
Meeting of The Mother Church on
June 2.
Dusting Peanuts
WEI Increase Yisld
Peanut growers can harvest bigger
yields and make more money on their
crop by applying dust for control of
leafspot diseases, says, J. C, Wells,
plant pathology specialist for - State
College Extension Service.
, Wells advises making the first ap
plication of dust (preferably the copper-sulfur
dust mixture containing 4
per cent metallic coppe plus dusting
sulfur) not later than July 10, at the
rate of 18 to 20 .pounds of dust per
acre. ,
Treatment should ,bt continued at
two-week intervals for a total of three
applications. "Any application washed
off by i rain within 24 hours should
be repeated as soon as weather per
mits. ';
A summary of i the results of 37
demonstrations conducted during the
three-year period 19494951, compar
ing results .with copper-sulfur and
sulfur, shows that the highest yield
of nuts was obtained from the. copper-sulfur
plots; however, pbod con-,,'
trol -and increase in yield over the
undusted plots. were obtained with thei
straight sulfur dust ' -
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EDGAR M, ELDEST
Edgar M. Elbert of Maywood,
Illinois, is the new president of
The International Association of
Lions Gabs (lions International).
He was elected by unaninoua vote
at the 85th annual convention of
the Association which closed at
Mexico City Saturday. He sue
ceeds Harold P. Nutter of Cam
den, N. J. ' . ,t
an average increase of 402 pounds of
nuts per acre more than the undusted
plots and an average of 192 pounds
per acre more than the sulfur dusted
plots for the three-year period.
HARVEY POINT NEWS .
Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Layden spent
Sunday with relatives in Norfolk.
Miss Lydia Ann Sawyer of Norfolk
is spending some time with Mr. and
Mrs. Sidney Copeland.
Cpl. Howard Ward is spending a
30-day furlough with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. C. H. Ward Howard has
been serving with the 14th Infantry
Regiment in Korea for the past year.
Mr. and IMrs. Clinton Ray Wins-
low were dinner geusts of Mr. and
Mrs. Earl Cullipher of Elizabeth City
Sunday night 1 v - r
Norma Lee Proctor has returned
home after visiting relatives at Prin
cess Ann, Va
Mrs. Harriet Layden of .Great
Bridge is spending some time with
her son anl daughter-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. Sidney Layden. . .
" Annette Proctor is visitirig Miss
Earleen Cullipher of Elizabeth City
this week.
Spare moments are the gold dust of
time. The spare minutes axe the most
fruitful in good or evil. Hall.
TAYLOR THEATRE
- EDENTON, if. C.
Week Day Shows Continuous
From 3:30
Saturday Continoous From 1:30
Sunday 2:15, 4:15 and 9:15
' 1 o ' i. ,' ;
Thursday and Friday,,
July 10-11 nr
Abbott and Costello in
"JACK AND THE BEANSTALK"
'Saturday, July 12
Wild Bfll Elliott in
"WACO"
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Sunday and Monday, ; j ;
July 13-14
, Humphrey Bogart and '
- Katherine (Hepburn in
! "THE AFRICAN QUEEN" .
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Tuesday and Wednesday,
July 15-1S
Double Feature .
Dale Sobertson in
"RETURN OF THE TEXAN
" also
Bernard Brothers in
' "GOBS AND GALS" '
EDEM THEATRE
Friday and Saturday,
July 11-12
Lew Ayres and
' Marlyn Maxwell in
"NEW MEXICO"
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Friday and Saturday,
July 11-12
; William Holden in
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Sunday, July 13- - '
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BORN TO BK BAD"
Jlonday -and Tuesday, . r ?
July 14-15 -.
Farley Granger In
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Red Cedar Shingles Good many Years
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