The Panama American


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The Panama American
Portion of title:
Weekend American
Physical Description:
Scott Family Library Fund ( donor )
Panama Times, Ltd.
Place of Publication:
Panama City, Panama
Publication Date:
daily (except saturday and sunday)[may 12, 1973-]
daily[ former oct. 7, 1925-dec. 4, 1966]
daily (except saturday)[ former dec. 10, 1966-may 5, 1973]
normalized irregular


Subjects / Keywords:
Newspapers -- Panama (Panama)   ( lcsh )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
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Spatial Coverage:
Panama -- Panama


Dates or Sequential Designation:
Oct. 7, 1925-
General Note:
On Saturday published as: Weekend American, Dec. 10, 1966-May 5, 1973.

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-MR. SEAGRAM" MARSHALL Frank Marshall, executive vice president of overseas operations
for Seagram's, Is shown presenting the Seagram's Cup award to Bob Watson, 1958 Panama
Open winner. Guy Canavagglo, local representative of Seagram's, Is on right. Marshall will ar arrive
rive arrive in Panama tomorrow for the 1959 ceremoiies.

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"MR. GOLF" PUTTS Dick Dehlinger, Frank Morrite, Charlie Kade. "Negro" Arias, Fred Ger Ger-hart
hart Ger-hart and Bob Motta watch Dow Finsterwald as he putts for third plac on No. 18 at the Panama
ourse. Finsterwald is one of the best putters among the professional group.

featuring a field of over

Drof essional coif stars from lh

fin toA Qtotaa fontral onI Cnnth

America, reputedly the largest to

nave competed in any golf enam enam-pionship
pionship enam-pionship south of the U. S the
tournament will star Dow Finster Finsterwald.
wald. Finsterwald. 1958 Professional Golf Asso

ciation xnampion, and recently
proclaimed as the "Professional

Of The Year" by the U.S.P.G.A
for his manv accomolixhmrnts.

Finsterwald is famous in the U
nited States for hu monev-toin

nine consislencv. havire beo in

the monev 72 ennsernt:v timm

Golf's "Mr. Lonsistency" missed

money only r.vice, once at Uaton
Rouee. La., and in lh.- Ruirk n.

Deh at Grand Rlanc ivlirh tl

will be soonsiired Dv Genre F

Novey Inc. and the Miami Wind

ow uorp.

Immediately next oil the list is

ine ranama Open defending cbsm

pion, hod watson, the quiet, bk
able -pro trom Ardsley On-Hud vin

ss.x.. wno astonished both tiros

and fans alike in the 1958 Pana

ma Open wnh h s fantastic 66 88-

i-w scores to tie tne Panama
Club course l-ernrd nt 271. aet hv

Slammin' Sammy Snead in the

1954 Panama Open.
Watson will be making his third
trio to Panama's shores, and will

be sponsored m the 1959 Panama

upen dv L,oca coia Botume com

pany of Panama City. Watson,
rumor has it, was canny ecough
to buv himself in the TKS rahnt-

ta, and cleaned up the Calcutta

pool as well as nis money for the
Panama nnpn tiilo a tnlal nt ,v

er S14.000. tie cost himself tout

$150 as a buy.


Another golfing celebrity return

Ing to the Panama Open is Bob

Toski, formerly a 'club profession

8i, out now playing the PGA cir
cuit. Toski won both the Janiai

ca ana Puerto R can Opens in 19
58 as well as the SiTarrnm'. rims

and is making his third quest for

me ranama title. Toski is also
famous for having won the fam

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The ever nnnnlar Rnlur( it.

viccuzu, many-time Argentine Na

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de Vicenzo. two-time Panami ;

Open Champion and course;

record noicter wit.n a score oir.
fi2'for the 18 holes will ba:

back for another trv for tho-

Seagram's Cub. He will .be''.

sponsorea, as usual, Dy vice-;,
roy cigarettes.

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ERNIE "TEX" VOSSLER; Winner of .'more than $15,000 in thel958 PGA cireult 'WrL L :-tt:,-iiJ;';

His 1958 record Is an outstanding one and he will be willing and able to lift Bo oW, Panama OpenVcrown from the

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'nhal rhamninn anil tirn HmA

holder of the Panama Often tifle

as well as holder of the 18-hole
roiirse reehrii nt i alcn ra

turning fpr the 1959 Panama
nen. With him will he his hrntr

usvaiao, wno maae a nosi ox
friends with his ability and warm,
friendly personality in the 195S
Panama Open.
Don Roberto is locally famous
for his tremendous competitive
game. One of the longest hitters
off the tee among all the Interna
tional professionals, he never
cives ud. In his. first RwinS tfrniind

Lthe U.S. Circuit in 1948,: he amaz

ed spectators by whacking li l s
drives out of sight, using a 2-wood
off the grass, scorning the use
of a wooden tee. Roberto, ac according
cording according to statistics, averages
from 265 to 270 yards off the tee.
That's on those, lush fairway in
the United States. No wonder
T)nn Rnhertn Invea the Panama

Club in dry season, with fairways
like concrete. his 1959 vi visit,
sit, visit, Roberto is being sponsored by
those who love him mo.t Vire.

rov Cigarettes, whirh'alsn snons-

ored him- irt 1958. Osvaldo, hi s
younger brother, will be sponsor sponsored
ed sponsored by Chico de Oro, which hopes
that Osvaldo will be as success success-full
full success-full in the 1959 Panama Open as
little Chico

Another vnunp poller who will

be making his second,' appearance
in the Panama Open is E r n i e
Vossler. Vossler finished in a tie
for; 12th; place in the 1958 Open,
and -riWMeH to oiv U- innih

whirL prnie, a 'young profession

al irora tne Kanctiiand Hills Coun Country
try Country Club, at Midland, Texas, turn turned
ed turned Dro in 1954. In 1 ho wm.

$809, hardly enough for a big play player
er player like Ernie. Itt'.195p, he won a-
bouf 118.000. Tn 19S7 he manael

to. Win. abnilt 47000 river" the' t.

son, but In 1958, .he reafiv c e
into his own, and showed that he
was a strong player to comeud
with. r'. i
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the 1958 PX3A lwt of .xoney wjn wjn-nerswitn
nerswitn wjn-nerswitn a total of over U 000,
just .behind. $anv. Sfiu'ni, Frnfe is

yoiug iinunwcu oy tne ranama
Insurance Company.
Also Coming bkek to Panama
for his second trv .! treiWa

tour" buddy, Don January"' .who-

uea wiin vossier and Ford' in the
J58 Panama Open .In -the M58
PGA Circuit. JJmur finlvhe Im

25th place, winning cvit ,13,000
This veil. Don in hoi

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Diminutive Bob Toski.

amoui for his :win. thi .1954 ;

World's Championship" will

back lor his second try to

the Panama open, toski

al the 1958 Jamale and

erto Rico Onen ChamDion

tut winner of the Seagram's

up, Toski is being sponsored

D. b. renton & co. or uris-


' Right behind Don is the ever

BODular Porky Oliver, who comes

pack to vPanama to delight his
taany fans. Porky also won over
13,000 in 1958, and he will be spon sponsored
sored sponsored again, ai in 1958, by the

Chlfiqui Land Co.



Pete Cooner. who came in 6th

Is the 1058 Panama Dpea. Is on
bis way bnck for thi 1959 Opn,

fponsored by Esso. Pete has won
ieveral big .tournaments around
Miami, tbougn he won, only ibout
$5,000 on the PGA circuit.
Along with Pete will,bo his old

htirfrfv F.d Fureol. Ed was we

1934 PGA Open Champion, but his

1958 ventures were notning mu
trouble. He recently- has been

improving since an operation on
his good right arm," and. -can ex-

plOue flere al raniuia as nm
anvwhere. He led the Dack in the

1957 Panama Open until the final

18 holes Ed wm be sponsorea ny

TViran. :

Along with Cooper ana urgoi

will come Herman Barron, rain-

ous as a Tam O'SJianter winner,
who will be sDonsored by Cerve

eeria Nacionol, and Joe conraa,

former U.S.. Amateur Champion.

Cnnrad is makine his second vi

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sit, ana wiu ne sponsored oy ciu



A now fare in the Panama O-

pen will be that of Johnny Pott,'
of Shreveport, La, making his.

first attempt to win the Panama
Open title and the Seagram's Cup.
An amateur who turned pro- in

1956, Pott is known js one -of the
long ball hitters, averaging around
265 yards off the tee.
He,' like Don .Roberto, will like
the Panama course in dry season:
Pott's best drive was the 410-yard
10th hole at Meridian, Miss:- Pott,
in his first attempt, will be spons sponsored
ored sponsored by Cyrca, distributors of
Four Roses whiskey.

The final, but not least, of the
players marking the PGA tour to
Panama will be Antonio Cerda,
who copped the 1955 Panama 0 0-pen
pen 0-pen with a score of 273, just two
strokes of Snead's record of 271.
Cerda will be sponsored by Ha Hacienda
cienda Hacienda Fidanque in his 1959 ap appearance.
pearance. appearance. Following all these famous pro professionals
fessionals professionals is a small group of

younger professionals, any one of

whpm, however, could break.- a a-way
way a-way from the pack and set up a
new record at Panama.
They Include Tommy Strafaci of

Brooklyn: Johnny Mahoney of

Warwick, R. I., Gene Borek of
St. Croix, V.I.; Bob Hamrich of
Vickery, Ohio; Carroll Armstrong
of Chattanooga. Tenn.: "Bab e"

Urzettta of Syracuse, w.Y.; bui

Erfurth of Crete. 111.; Bob Ells

worth of Orlando, Fla., and Bill

Booe (pronounced "Bow-ee"). With

all these pros, and many others,

who can tell who will win?

AMATEUR CHAMPION Dorsey Nevergall, popular Miami amateur, who won a three-way play play-off
off play-off in the 1958 Panami Open against Sandy Hlnjkle and Anibal Gajindo of Colon, will be back

to defend his amateur title.


'OPIILAR "PORKY OLIVER One- at folfdom'r finest profes
lonals, who was only two strokes -ff for the Master title a couple
f years ago.- Ed Oliver will be making another of his many appear-

Chiriqui Land Co.

THEY'RE TOO NONCHALANT Panama Open titleholder Bob Watson and Porky Oliver appear
indifferent to Pete Cooper's. efforts to sink the putt on No. 1 at the Panama Golf Club. The thre thre-golf
golf thre-golf stars are returning to compete for the 1959 title and the Seagram's Clip.

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PETE COOPER BACK Miami's Pete Cooper, who tied with, Roberto de Vicenwfor fifth placo
in the 1958 Penama Ooen; is shown receiving his award from ?,'Pico:' Dai m 1958. Don Roberto at
right. Pete wiU be. back this week for another try for the Panama Open title and the, Seagram s
cup. j '

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Editor's Note: The Chilean pee Fame Nernda and the
Welsh poet Dylan Thomas express contrasting concepts of
death in the two. poems presented today.
By Pablo Nernda,
There are lonely cemeteries,
graves lull of bones without sound,
the heart passing through a tunnel,
dark, dark, dark,
as in a shipwreck we die from within
as we drown in the heart,
as we fall out of the skin into the soul.
There are corpses,
there are feet of cold, sticky clay,
there is death within bones,
like pure sound,
like barking without dogs,
emanating from several bells, from several graves,
swelling in the humidity like tears or rain.
I see, alone, at times
coffins with sails.
bearing away pallid dead, women with dead tresses,
bakers white as angels,
pensive girls married to public notaries,
coffins ascending the vertical river of the dead,
the purple river,
upstream, with sails filled by the sound of death,
filled by the silent sound of death.
To the sonorous shore death arrives
like a shoe without a foot, like a suit without a man,
arrives to knock a toneless, fingerless ring,
arrives to shout without a mouth, without a tongue,
without a throat.
Still its steps echo,
and its clothing echoes, hushed, like a tree,
I do not know, I understand but little, I scarcely see,
but I think that its song has the color of humid violets,
of violets accustomed to the soil,
for the face of death is green,
with the penetrating moisture of a violet leaf
and Its sombre color of exasperated winter.
But death also goes through the world disguised as a
, broom
lapping the floor, in search of the dead,
death is in the broom.
Is the tongue of death seeking the dead,
is the needle of death seeking the thread.
Death Is in the folding cots;
in the slow mattresses, in the black blankets
it lives supine, and suddenly it blows:
it blows a dismal sound that swells up the sheets;
and the beds go sailing toward a port
where death is waiting, dressed like an admiral.
Translated by Angel FloresC

By Dylan Thomas
And death shall have no dominion.
Dead men naked they shall be one
With the man in the wind and the west moon;
When their bones are picked clean and the clean borne
They shall have stars at elbow and foot;
Though they go mad they shall be sane,
Though they sink through the sea they shall rise agate;
Though lovers be lost love shall not;
And death shall have no dominion.
And death shall have no dominion.
Under the windings of the sea
They lying long shall not die windily;
Twisting on racks when sinews give way,
Strapped to a wheel, yet they shall not break;
Faith in their hands shall snap in two.
And the unicorn evils run them through;
Split all ends up they shan't track;
And death shall have no dominion.
And death shall have no dominion.
No more may gulls cry at their ears
Or waves break loud on the seashores;
Where blew a flower may a flower no more
lift its head to the blows of the rain:
Though they be made and dead as mils,
Heads of the characters hammer through daisies;
Break in the sm till the sun breaks down,
'And death shalll have no dominion.

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WASfflNGTON Vie President," "They're on our side," said the

Nixon has done a strange ngnt

j bout face on the queitwn of in
for mine the American public abou.

cur lag behind Russia in missile.

and satellites.;?--.

One year ago he was the maa

jrho ureed Eisenhower to eve me

American peopk the facts, to de

liver a muznuuaa type. o spcwi
rousing the public to greater ef

forts ib the cold war. Nixon urgea
what was called "Operation Can

dor." Now be has gone all-out for

"Operation Soothin Syrup."

Fearful Ja. the satellite-missile

bsue may provide poll leal thrust
for the Democrats in 1960, Nixon
has joined the White House in play

ing down nussia s lead .in outer
space. Democratic charges that
the United State j is-tagging in the

space race, be tears, could become

a damaging political issue.

To his fellow policymakers.

therefore, be is crying for a speed

up. But to newsmen ne nas Been

whispering that the United States
is really ahead.

However, hare are the sobering

facts which be himself has read
in the intelligence warnings and

which he cannot honestly deny;

Intercontinental Missiles Rus

sia tested fier iirst jcbm. is
months ahead of the United States

By next Christmas Russia will

have an es.imated 300 iuhms
pointing at American cities from

across tne Arctic, not unui law
will the Unite! States be able to
launch a reto- salvo anywhere

near this number. Even then, in

1962, we will have around 100

fewer ICBM's tha Russia will

have by tht end of 1959.

Intermediate Missiles Russia

had actually tested 1,800 mile

missiles before the United States
even started to build the 1,500-mile

Tbors and Jupiters. Today Russia

has an estimated 750 intermediate

missiles readv to launch against

our overseas bases. The United

Staes has shipped only two dozen
Thors to England, hopes to install

some more in Italy, Turkey and


Satellites and Rockers The A-

tlas, which the United States final

ly launched into orbit recently,

weighs less than the total two-

piece sputnik ihat the Russians

slammed into orbit over a year a a-go.
go. a-go. The recent Soviet moon rocket,
which soared past the moon into
orbit around the sun, weighs 3,245
pounds over 300 times more than
he 1 AmerkaE moon rocket which
petered out before traveling one one-third
third one-third of the way to the moon.
These are facta which Vice Pre

sident Nixon definitely knows and
which the American people are en

titled to know but which last week
he indicated to the American peo people
ple people are not true.

To Sen. Lyndon Johnson of Texas

there's a difference between Sen Senate
ate Senate rules and human beings. Just

before the debate of filibustering

in which umdoa carried the bail

for those who want to orotect the

nnouster asa weapon against ci

vu rights, be got phone call

from Aub.ey Williams, a civil

rights champioi from Montgome

ry, am. ,

Williams was in Washington and

had with him a group of Negro

hishnos. 11 did nut tU Jntmcan

fbut the bishops had wanted to see

Senators Douglas of Illinois and

Humphrey of Minnesota, who were

leading the fight against filibuster


Jegro bishops, explaining why they

; anted to see the two northern
However, Douglas and Hum ob obey
ey obey didn't want io tee them. They
iared Sen. Jim Eastland of Mia Mia-iisssippi
iisssippi Mia-iisssippi would hear about it and
claim on the Senate floor that
they were taking orders from Ne Negro
gro Negro lobbyists. When Williams phon phoned
ed phoned Johfison, however, Johnson re replied:
plied: replied:
"Come on over and bring any anybody
body anybody you want"

"That will include a group of

"That's OF by me, bring them
Johnson was harassed and hur

ried with lining up votes for the!

filibuster fight, but he spent an
hour with the Negro churchmen.

Wyoming's freshman Sen. Dale

McGee, a professor, turned politi politician,
cian, politician, bad trouble finding a house
in Washington that would fit his

The real estate agency, learn learning
ing learning he was a Senator, persisted in
taking him through homes costing

from $43,000 to $33,000.

Finally McGee asked the sales salesman
man salesman to show him something less


"First," explained, the new Sen Senator,
ator, Senator, "I am a Democrat, not a Re Republican.
publican. Republican. Th t lowers the price 1

can pay. becond, I have own a


With an understanding sod,Vtbn
salesman took McGee to a modest
home that an attorney was giving
op because it was Xoo small for
hi three children. The Senator
found it roomy enough rr hit
four children.
However, he didn't have. a dime
fur down payrent The real es estate
tate estate agency had to wait until ho
could borrow the money.
Although the salesman ended up
with a smaller commission than
than be had expected from a Sen-'
ator.'he commented cheerfully:
"It's nice to know that a man
without a bank account can be
lected to the United States Senate.'
It used to be that candidates for
high office from big eas.ern cities
went first to Dublin to "help win the
Irish vote,, then to Rome to win
the Italian vote then to Jerusalem
to win the Jewish vote.-Pilgrim-ages
to these three cities influenc influenced
ed influenced votes back home. ; J
But things have changed. Now
you go to Moscow. Adlai Steven-,
son went to lloscow and interview interview-ed
ed interview-ed Knrushch.-v. And after Sen.
Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota
interviewed Khrushchev his name
leaped into ihfc headlines as a maj major
or major presidential candidate, v
So now V.ce President Nixon is
going "to Moscow, probably this
summer. The invitation was given
him by Deputy Premier Mikoyan
last week. Nixon has long been
itching to visit Russia, but avoid avoided
ed avoided giving a yes or no answer.
However, he plans to go to the Wei
Germany and Poland this year
and wiH unquestionably go on t
Moscow as part of the trip.

What Do, You Read?

The Pistol, by James Jones, between Bart and Heather, this is

(Scribner's): A long snort siory
about Pfc. Richard Mast and the
pistol to which he becomes inor inordinately
dinately inordinately attached when the Jap Japanese
anese Japanese attack Pearl Harbor. Since
it is the only pistol in his rifle
carrying outfit, it becomes a sym symbol
bol symbol of security in case of infight infighting.
ing. infighting. Several of Mast's buddies try
to take the pistol from him by

force and stealth but he clings to
it and its possession assumes great
er importance than the larger e-

vents around mm. me siory
makes its point somewhat too ob obviously,
viously, obviously, and seems a scant effort
for the author of From Here to



TOKYO (UPI) Chinese Com

munists newspapers Tuesday en

dorsed the executions m Cuba and

denounced Americans for protest'

ing. The Peip'ng People's Daily,

official mouthpiece ot the Chinese

Communist Party, said tnat be

hind the American protests

"about so-called humaaitarianisin

and democracy is an evil plot to

re-establish the pro-U-S. Batista

dictatorial regime.7'

Summer Thunder, by Willie

Snow Ethridge Coward-Mc-Cann)

A fictionalized history of colonial
Georgia when the Spanish based

in Florida were pushing north a
gainst the outgunned, outnumber

ed Georgia settlers under James

Oglethorpe, one of the amest com

manders in America, live

fiction embraces Bart Calloway,

a sailor who doub's that Oglethorpe
can do any wrong, and Heather

Forsyth, an appeasement-mind

ed girl who can't believe that .his

war wans -are TOia part

ly in terms of the official docu

ments and partly as the

an effective romantic novel.

The 'Continuing Straggle, by
Richard Louis Walker (Athene):
A book dedicated to the belief
that the United States '. and her
friends must draw a line against
the Chinese Communists and
"Burst the. Communist bubble of
inevitablity and infallibility."
Walker, chairman of the Depart

ment of International Studies at
the Uniyersity of South Carolina
and a long-time observer of Asian

affairs, advocates that the U. S.
take bold and imaginative action,
especially through full economic

and moral support of countries

directly threatened by commun


Random House has reissued WO
Hie L'vmg, by Ayn Rand. First
published about 23 years ago, it
is a story of life under a dicta-'
torship. .in this case the Russian
variety. Miss Rand, born In Rus Russia
sia Russia and educated under the Soviet
system, calls" her novel "as near
to an autobiography as I will e e-ver
ver e-ver write." Since then she has
written The Founts Mtead and
Atlas Shrug ood, which further de develop
velop develop the tbeme of the individual

conflict caught in the web of collectivism.

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I 11 .rn I y JACK GAVE

Jroadway seasons has now had
two eomedies farces, really
that have been able to survive
' beyond oDeniaz night solely
through the talent, popularity and!
sard work of -aeir stars.
The first was that basically
dreary, routine play about a TV
tjuiz show called "Make a Mil Million."
lion." Million." The great Sam Levene has
kept it going at The Playhouse tor
tnree months by his inspired -in
The second it "Third Best
Sport," a tw arrival at the Am Ambassador
bassador Ambassador -Theatre. Whatever
It achieve in the ay of a run
'will be die to Celeste Holm.
It is no secret, of course, that
- Miss Holm is one of the most ver versatile
satile versatile of our actresses. She can
play a .dramatic role1 with the best
f them; she can head u? the cast
f a musical comedy; she can solo
as a night club star of the first
rank and she -can make the flim flimsiest
siest flimsiest stage comedy seem to. spark sparkle.
le. sparkle. "Third Best Sport" certainly
eeds everything she can give it.
for this work by Eleanor and Leo
Bayer is as, trite and formalized a
piece as the' season is likely to see.
The star, like everyone el?e con contented,
tented, contented, seems to have realized
this, for she pulls out all the stops
f comedy playing to keep it
' alive. .-
In doing 30 she is uhdeanibly
funny but I do wish that she had
a sturdier script so she would not
lave to go quite to the lengths
fghe does. It results in almost a
distortion of her talent.
"Third Best Sport" has tho
Japanese components are mak making
ing making a small dent in the American
fcigh fidelity market. The word
from Japan is that they are mak making
ing making a bigger dene among American
aervicemen ovj. there.
Ronald G. Robertson, who runs
several hobby shops in the Tokyo
area around Fuchu Air Station, re reports
ports reports selling about $40,000 worth
of eompon.nts a month to U. S.
coldieri?, sailor, and airmen.
irman First Class Clarence
. WLit, who interviewed Robert
son and checked the pulse of the
high fidelity business in Japan,
ays Robertson sells American,
Japanese, German and British
"We interest about 700 Air Force
men in hi-fi each month and about
five per cent put together their
own equipment in the evenings in
hobby- shops," Robertson told
"Stereo became popular abaut
tlx months igo and now about one
person in four gets it.
"Most of the speakers we sell
are -made in Japan,, with National,
Pioneer and Coral leading. A 12 12-ich
ich 12-ich co-axial at $27 is a good buy
and all speakers are at least a
third lower than in the United
"Much equipment can be sold
- for about one half the U.S., price
because 0 our Volume purchases
from the factory and exemption
from taxes." .;.
The Far East Audio Associa Association,
tion, Association, an organization tha: started
at Tachikawa Air Base, Japan,
aendt all members a monthly let letter
ter letter carrying the latest informa information
tion information on hi-fi and stereo.
Membership also includes the
right to buy records and equip equipment,
ment, equipment, even that from the States,
at a reduced price. Members hold
weekly meetings to- discuss prob
JACKSOI,, Miss. (UPI After
two weeks of t.ying, officers have
been unable to find a claimant for
the 300-pound tombstone found in
ditch near fit and hearing the
Ascription: "Nancy Plemon, Dec
, 1871-Jan. 22, 194S."

"organization man," tho rag I
mented big business life,, as it
target. But instead of sharp
scire With worthwhile comment
to make, tho play is as routine
and predictable as Its subject.
Miss Holm has the role of a

newly wed with no "'organization'''
background who sets involved on
her honevmoon in the annual con
vention of the -industry in wnicn
her husband is a rising young exe-
cu ire. She does all -of the wrong
thines. olienates everyone. But
her "mistakes" turn out to be the
right ones in the end. Husband
even re:olves to be less "organiz "organized."
ed." "organized." The maHer of a title for the
musical version of Sean O'Ca O'Ca-sey's
sey's O'Ca-sey's famous play. "Juno and
"the Paycoek," seems finally to
have been solved quite simply
in time for tht first try out en engagement
gagement engagement in Washington, D. C.
It will be ca.',J "Juno."
This follows several months of
having been called "Dirliii'
Man," after an expression often;
used in the play. But the produc
ers found that no one involved in
getting the production ready ever
called it that. Also, they conclud concluded
ed concluded it might bi a little too precious
for American taste and envisaged
a hopeless campaign to get it pro
perly, spelled m the public prints.
Hence. "Juno
Alter that decision was made,
O'Casey himself sent over a sug
gesuonof merit, but it was too
late. He ventured "Juno and
Jack." The two leading roles are
those of lap'.ain" Jack Doyle
and his wife Juno.
lems and straighten out difficul difficulties
ties difficulties they run into while making
equipment out of kits.
Major William J. Spears of Fifth
Air Force Headquarters in Japan
is president -of the Far East Audio
Airman White says the Japan
ese seldom change the name of
equipment they import from the
States, although U. S. retailers
change the name of much equip equipment
ment equipment they, import from Pajan.
The Sansui Company specializes
in transformers, amplifiers and
preamplifiers. It sells a 15-watt
amplifier in Japan that sells for
$49.95 in the United States. .....
The Okahi Company makes a
Tereocorder (tape recorder) that
sells for $100 in Tokyo. The same
recorder, sold under another anme
in the United States, cots $249.
The Japanese don't make auto automatic
matic automatic record changers but the
Neat and Coral companies produce
cartridges. The Neat company sells
for $32.50 turn'able tha; under
another name brings $59.50 in the
United Slates.
While all this sounds attractive,
White says rome parts of the com com-ponets
ponets com-ponets aren't always what they
are supposed to be.
He found power transformers
generally underrated, but Japan Japanese
ese Japanese resistors, caoacitors and tubes
under their specifications.
"The voltage system in Japan
is so erratic in that you never
have a constant voltage rate." e
reports. "The standard in the
country is 100 volu but it drops
to about 75 at night.
"As for power transformers:
most of them are the step-up type
and the drop or surfe in vol'age
doesn't have much effect."
BEIRUT. Lebanon (UPI) Leba Lebanese
nese Lebanese president Euid Chh-b steo steo-ped
ped steo-ped in yesterday to end a week weekend
end weekend strike of law studen's at St.
Joseph University here over the
issue of whether law should be
taught in Arabic or English. Feud Feuding
ing Feuding law sti'dentc returned to class classes
es classes after Chehab named a parlia parliamentary
mentary parliamentary education committee to
study the question.


Errol Finn's exploits are pay
mg off. The returns on "Roots Of
Heaven," in which be start, have
increased since the Castro hit
The movie, in fact, is now known
as Errol Flyon's picture, not Za Za-nuck's.
nuck's. Za-nuck's. .It is going to lose about
three million so 20th Century- Fox
won't complain it Flynn helps it
before the public. .Orson Vveiies
studied his lines for the lilm,
"Compulsion," in bed Made a
tape-recording of bis own tones
reading Clarence Darrow's "Cry
For Blood" plea to the court. Pro
bably the first actor to rehearse
on his back. .Irony: Milton Ber Ber-le
le Ber-le read reports (which he denies)
that his sponsor was Jilting, his
show on the day he was notified
that a poll selected him as "the
comedian of the century."
M dtown Scene: Hope Hampton
ice-skating in Rockefeller Center.
Her skating shoes .are made ot
suede and mink. .Edward Mul Mul-hare,
hare, Mul-hare, who inherited Rex Harris Harris-son's
son's Harris-son's role in "Fair Lady" has de decided
cided decided to remain in the U.S...."0t U.S...."0t-cause
cause U.S...."0t-cause actors have it so much bet
ter over here'. .The Shubens
are the Broadway
Theater for the Ethel Merman
snow, it will cost them arouna
$60,00lP-in lost guarantees from
other snowmen who need a play
house. .Luben Vichey, Parisian
producer of 'Les Balletes Afrtcains
has been warned to tone it down
by Boston censors. The temales in
it are undraped. Philly gets the
show first. It is due on Broadway
next month. .Best free show in
town: Girdle and bra show (with
models) at the Hotel Vanderbilt.
The leading sexpot symbols
have the same first-and-last ini
tiais: MM in the U.S. . uu in
Britain. .BB in France. Rox
Harrison and wife Kay Kendall
admitted that they, didn't raelly
lose all their savings producing a
flop in Lonon. Their loss wos
$10,000 . .Which is deductible.
"Peyton Place" author Grace
Metalious sold the sequel to that
hit to 20th CenturyrFox. In it she
does a fascinating job about sel selling
ling selling the original to Hollywood. Her
caricature of some 20th execs is
hilar. ous. .Jerry Robbins return returned
ed returned from London where his "West
Side Story" is a smash and chop chopped
ped chopped a dozen heads in the Winter
Garden cast. .Theatrical photo photographer
grapher photographer Marcus Blechman's new
book has a1 neat name: "The Un
retouchables". .The girl featur featuring
ing featuring a nile green wig in the swank
spots is Josephine Prcmice of "Ja "Jamaica."
maica." "Jamaica." "It Had To Be You" was an
Isham Jones classic . .Phyllis
Heagherty of Baltimore reminded
us of that fact. .We credited it to
Ted Shapiro, whose big song hit.
was "If I Had Ypu". .Both de delightful
lightful delightful numbers. .The Marlene
Dietrich-Carol Channing feud is
over. They made up under the
dryers at Walter Florell's. .
Steven Vinaver (he wrote "D. ver versions")
sions") versions") and Carl Davis, composer
of the merry revue; are not yet 22
. .Steven's talent is recognized in
his' special number for Carol Bur Burnett:
nett: Burnett: "I Saw Every Picture Th:it
Ann Sheridan Ever Made". .
Chevalier's wistful comment on
when to quit playing the lover.
"It is s mple. One day you com compare
pare compare the face in your mirror witn
your passport photo. If you are
honest, you know it is time, to
Delia Reese, the ebony hued re
cording star, is brought on stane
with this amusing introduction-
"And now live and in color! Delia
Reese!". .The Roxy Theatre had
plans for a teen-age show but hrtd
to forget it. Couldn't find enough
talented teensters. .Orry -Kelly,
designer of Miss Monroe's apparel
for "Some Like It Hot," say? the
ugliest part of a woman is hor el elbows.
bows. elbows. He adds they alwcs re
mind him of boiled chicken wings.
(Fussy, wot?) . .Johnny Math's
broke every record set by a Am American
erican American entertainer in his ten day
tour of Australia . .Hollywood
people bel'eve Burl Ives wil easily
win the Oscar for his Big DaJdj
role in "Cat". .Next ollabora
tion on Ceroid Frank's aendj it
Zsa-Zsa's life story. He ci wrnc
Sheilah Graham's "Beloved In

fidel" and Lillian Roth'a TB"CrjM
Tomorrow" . .But will Zsa-Zsa
lose her nerve at deadline time?
Remember. "Tempting. Love."
rock-and-roll hit of two .years
ago? One of the groups who role
that click into tail money is now

employed by New York's Dep't of
sanitation. .un stnpty-second
Street there are peelers named
Tempest Storm, Autumn Leaves
and Dew Drop. .In her next pic picture,
ture, picture, "Black Orchid," Miss Lo
ren wears no makeup . .One of
the cast in a hit is on a reeter
kick. Smokes them on stage .
Harris Masterson, a Texas cattle
baron, invades Broadwsy witn
"God and Kate Murphy", aue Feb
18th. The new angel has four
other plays in preparation
One of the prettiest salesgirls in
town works at Browning-King on
5th Avenue. She was in the last
"Ziegfedl Follies" (the Shubert
show). Her name is Faith Hilton.
She's the owner's dghtr. .Fame
la Denn s, formerly at the Latin
Q, in London's new singing star.
Item: "King Farouk bought a
green Thunderbird for his Rome
wanderings' .How does Farouk
1 (UPI)-1 Jiminie Rodgers
on on-the
the on-the was
most popular singer of his gener generation
ation generation and perhaps one of the great-
n'ornrp prs Of 101K music ui
L L ... v.. f
ail time.
Rodgers died of tuberculosis in
1?33 after aav ng spent me mu mu-luns
luns mu-luns he hau earned from his rec rec-o'ds,
o'ds, rec-o'ds, which were best sellers all
vver the -.orld.
Jimmie was best known for
his railroad songs because h
had worked on tht am loco loco-mo
mo loco-mo Ives and thty were his first
lova. But he could give feeling
to any folk tune.
When Rodgers died, high fidel fidel-v
v fidel-v was only in the planning stage
and most of his records now would
sound tinny. However.RCA Vic
tor has done aj excellent job in
refurbishing the music or 16 Rod Rodgers
gers Rodgers records and the sound almos'
n eets today's high standards.
"Train Whistle Blues" RCA RCA-Victor,LPM
Victor,LPM RCA-Victor,LPM 1640) present Rodgers
in such rail classics aj "Hobo
Bill' Last Ride." "Let Me Be
Yum Side Track" and "Ben Dew Dewberry's
berry's Dewberry's Final Run." It also in includes
cludes includes Rodgers' classic "Blue Yo
del t'o. 5" and "Lullaby Yodel,"
as well as "No Hard Time." and
"My Good Gal' Gont Blues."
Hank Williams, who also died
at the peak of his populari y, is
memo-ialized oj a fine LP, "Sing
Me a Sad Song" by George Ham Ham-il'on
il'on Ham-il'on IV MBC -'aramount 251).
' Your Cheatin' Tleart" is the high
The always dependable Billi
Holiday is in top form with a
collection of bluet songs on "Lev
er man" (uecca ll;2), among
them "Solitude" and "That Old
Devil Called Love."
Selected singles: "Under the Sun
Valley Moon" by Patti Page (Mer (Mercury
cury (Mercury 71400), "Jumpin" at the Wood
side"- by Count Basle (Roulette
(R-4124), "Stolen Moments" by
ivory joe Hun er (Dot 15880
"Sleepin" at the Foot of the Bed"
by Tennessee Ernie Frod (Capitol
Show Time: "Flower Drum
Song" probably will be the subject
of many LP s before the year
over. Most prized undoubtedly wiU
be the original cast album 'Co
lumbia 5350) by Howard Lanin
should go over in a big way w th
Rodgers and Hammerstein fans
with his excellent dance arrange arrangement
ment arrangement (ABC Paramount 2t2).-
LP of the Week: "Jc T Aime"
by Joni James (MGM 1:3714!
Here is a grouping of conl nental
style songs such as "I Love P iris"
and "La Vie En Rose" whkii Joni
handles casually but capab.y

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get into a .Thunderbirdt. 'Da.
tination Moon," a current
was written 7 years ago. . "An
dersonville," the film, wJl cost t
million. .Warners paid Erskino
Caldwell a six-figure sum for his
not yet published novel. "Claudes.

Lte Inglish". It said to be a "back
woods Peyton Place . .The man
who teaches most movie cownojs
how to be quick on the trigger is
an Indian named Rod Redwing. .
The new tune, "Raspberries
Straw berries," is a peach. A
folsky thing. .Ava Garnder's la lament:
ment: lament: "No one has ever written
the truth about me". .The tee
vee version of Cole Porter's "I
Get a Kick Out of You" ballad
is laundered. The "sniff of co cocaine"
caine" cocaine" line is now "perfumes of
Spain". .Debbie's sad, but ac accurate
curate accurate sizeup of her marital disast disaster:
er: disaster: "We dreamed too big."
Varian Associates announced it
has completed negotiations wl
ihe exception of certain technicali technicalities
ties technicalities for acquisition of a control control-ine
ine control-ine interest in Bomac Labora-
lnc. 01 Beveny, mass.
NEW YORK (UPD-Among liv living
ing living compo.ers, Alan Havhaness is
0 .e oi uie boluest, as can bs neard
plainly in his "Mysterious Moun Mountain."
tain." Mountain." He has dared to compose
simply and sweetly, which just
isn'i done by most contemporary
composers as they shy from the
eays of the old masters.
This Havhaness piece has lift "and
staying power which have been
enhanced by an appreciative re re-coding
coding re-coding by Fritz Heine .and tne
Chicago Symphony. "Mysterious
Mountain" is a lit.'.e over three
years old, and already haj been
played by leading orchestras. Jhis
recording iil carry its reputation
even farther (RCA Victor LM LM-2251).
2251). LM-2251). The fame of Luigi Cherubini
isn't likely to be revived by his
o?era, "Mda," and that is said
with all respect for the sinsinj
art of Eileen Fa.-rell who has re recorded
corded recorded Me Jean scenes with the
aid of a tenor .nd a baritone.
Miss Far. ell could sing doggerel
and you'd enjoy it. "Medei" is
much more, of course; oj there
s musical normalism anu formnl
emo ions which sound a? ou dat
ed as they truly are (Columbia-
Af L532I. ).
What Renata Tebaldi sings ts-
n t the pa'amoun considera ion.
either, but how much more excit
ing her sinking is wheu it .brng I
forth two of the great arias of
The Marriage of Figaro." Her
new recoT also includes arias
from live obscure operas, which
would be much less obscure had
t. tir over all quality ma cheJ
these particular selections London
Speaking of Figaro, London's
terrific recording of the complete
reophonic version und the stt stt-reophonix
reophonix stt-reophonix version and the ste- -reo
sound Is glcrious.
It is like be ng on the s'age as
a silent participant rather than
i. ere'y hiving : jeat out front.
This recording has Cesare Siepi
s Figaro, I" lde Gueden as Su Su-anna
anna Su-anna Lisa Dolla Casa as the
lountes nd S zinne Danco as
Cberubino (Lond n-1402).
Ana you 11 oe jus as en ,iu'"s ,iu'"s-ti
ti ,iu'"s-ti : over the stereo version of the
Angel recorjino of the complete
- Der Rosinkavalier." By ,far the
btst of the recrdsd oe formanc-
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ed conducted it wi h a j. s headed by Eliza Elizabeth
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' TUB PANAMA GOVERNMENT firmly rejected pro-,
tests by the .United States. Japan and France over the
extension oi Panama's territorial water Emit to 1 miles.
In almost identical notes to the ambassadors of the
three countries. Panamanian Foreign Minister Miguel
J. Moreno Jr. pointed out. that neither the U.S. nor
any other country can reserve any rights within the nine
mileareaoutside of the traditional three-mile limit. J-
In the note to the U.S., Moreno also expressed the
hope that the stand taken by the United States will not
result in any action which would force Panama to take
the matter before the courts of international justice.
President Enestde la Goardia Jr., met with Cos Costa
ta Costa Rican President Marie Echaadi across a border-,
line of the two countries and officially laid the
cornerstone of a new frontier customs and immi immigration
gration immigration building which will be Jointly built by the
twe countries.
r Earlier in the week, the Panamanian President got
e-ut of bed before the break day to meet, greet and
breakfast with Argentine President Artunr Frondizi.who
was enroute to the United States on a state visit.

The european heavyweight champion believes that
someone has their signals mixed. :
Ingemar Johansson says he was surprised to hear
that he was supposed to go to New York Immediately
if he wants a title fight with champion Floyd
Patterson. Johansson says he won't show up in New
York until he hears from his adviser Edwin Ahlquist.

Says Johansson "it seems that the situation la
somewhat complicated. I want to go to New. York

LOWER FOOD PRICES sent the Stateside cost of
living down in December for the first time since
August, the government reported.
The Labor Department's consumer price index de declined'
clined' declined' two-tenths of one percent last month to 123.7
percent of average 1947-49 prices.
The wages of bout 700,000 workers, whose pay is

tied to the cost of living Index by escalator clauses

Last Sunday morning, the Public Works Ministers of
Panama and Colombia met at the Panama-Colombian bor
der and announced plans to open a 440-mile pionner road
which is e?cted to link Panama with the road system
r Colombia1 by the end of the,next dry season :
f A road of the same type. 120 miles long, will be dri driven
ven driven from Chepo to Yaviza and El Real in the heart oi
the Darien province.
Both-pionner roads, negotiable, by jeep, will be a
long step towards closing the Darien Gap of the Inter;
American Highway.
On Monday the Panama Canal personnel director'
Edward Doolan presented the office key "to the Canal
Zone Merit System staff, and thus in a simple ceremony
officially inaugurated the long-awaited unified wage and;
employment policies for all Canal Zone employment. It
was estimated that the task of converting the adminis administrative
trative administrative records of some 16,000 Canal Zone employes will
occupy a year's time Total Zone employment, including
all departments is more than 20,000.
Gov. Potter returned from 'Washington to prepare
for the forthcoming annual meeting of the Canal's board
of directors. Board members, including Asst. Sec. of the
Army George H. Roderick, are, expected to begin arriv arriving
ing arriving at Balboa today.
On the weather front the mercury has- been .regis .registering
tering .registering all-time highs for the month of January at
Balboa Heights. Temperatures of 94-degrees and
higher have been recorded during the week. Mean Mean-while,
while, Mean-while, Atlantic siders continued to enjoy all the com comforts
forts comforts of temperatures in the low 80.

as soon as possible but I won't do it until Ahlqvlst'ln labor contracts, will stay the same because of

staoiuty in tne index.
Earnings of the average factory worker after
taxes rose to all time highs last month, at $79.60 a
week for a man with three dependents and $72.10 for
a single factory hand. The earnings were about $1.20
above the November level.
President Eisenhower, in an anti-inflation move.
Friday created a special committee to survey govern government
ment government activities affecting prices and costs.
The White House said the studies are aimed at
helping the President make sure Federal programs
"will contribute as much as possible to reasonable
price stability."
Although the cost of living dropped last month, the
index was 1.7 percent higher than for December 1957.
Lower feed prices in December. . were accompani accompanied
ed accompanied by lower prices for new. cars, women's and girls
coats, suits and dresses, recreation and personal care.
Food prices probably will rise this month but veget vegetable
able vegetable prices may decline because of good crops.
The December food price drop marked the fifth
successive month of decreases. Oranges and other
fresh fruits were '8.9 percent lower, but fresh veget vegetable
able vegetable prices rose 5.2 percent.
In another economic development, the Senate an-ti-monotwlv
subcommittee, headed by Sen. Estes Kef Kef-auver
auver Kef-auver D-Tenn.), opened a new round of hearings in into
to into charges that bread, drug and other firms set their
prices without regard to the laws of supply and de demand.
mand. demand. The new report on living costs was expected to
touch off comment from congressional and labor
sources who have complained that President Eisen Eisenhower
hower Eisenhower has overemphasized the danger of inflation.
Defense Secretary Neil H. McElroy told Congress
Friday the new $40,945,000,000 military budget is fasm fasm-lnoed
lnoed fasm-lnoed to "get more defense out of each dollar."
The statement opened the Elsenhower administra administration's
tion's administration's formal defense of a budget which some Dem Democrats
ocrats Democrats have said is too skimpy.
McElroy said his military chiefs agree with him
that the proposed defense allocation is "adequate to
provide for the essential programs." He conceded
that each service chief would like extra funds, but
said they endorsed President Eisenhower's budget
message statement that the spending plan "assures
that essential defense needs are met."

tells me to go

The National Football League will complete Its
annual draft at Philadelphia tomorrow.
Then, the club owners will sit down to official
business which Includes, a rule change and a proposed
player pension fund, v The first four rounds of the
draft was held earlier with the final 26 rounds to be
run off tomorrow. Scouts do not expect too much
in the way of material but never know. Baltimore
colts quarterback star Johnny Unites (yoo-nigh'-tuhs)
was a ninth draft choice in 1955.
A veteran first" baseman Mickey Vernon, who will
general manager signed contracts in the baseball
. world. . v
Veteran first baseman Mickey Vernon, who will
be 41-yeara old this spring, signed his pact with
Cleveland. Vernon saw little action with the Indians
last season but batted .293 and hit eight home runs.
Dick Harris, 25-year old son of Boston Red Sox
general manager Bucky "Harris, has signed with the
- Washington Senators. The younger Harris is a
second baseman like his father- was.
r oQo
. The second ranking juvenile in the nation last
year makes his debut as a three-year old at Santa
Anita tomorrow.
v "Tomy Lee" heads a field of seven In the 20 20-thousand
thousand 20-thousand dollar San Vicente stakes. Tomy Lee was
undefeated until he went east last year and faced

"first landing." top competition tomorrow is expected

irom tne entry oi "oie iois ana "iinnegan.

The Big Ditch registered a slight drop in number of
chips transiting as well as in net cargo carried by tran transiting
siting transiting vessels during the first six months of the 1959 fis fis-.
. fis-. cal year. But during the same period collected tolls rose
by nearly $200,000. A total of 4,732 ocean-going vessels
sed the Canal during the period.
On the lighter side, a Canal Zone policeman play played
ed played the unexpected role of midwife after answering
an early-morning emergency call from Paraiso.-The
' police officer and a neighbor delivered Mrs. Herman
Mackman of a bouncing baby girl nearly 29 minntes
before the a -rival of a Gonras Hospital ambulance.
Mother, father, daughter and" police officer all doing
A timber poacher and a smuggling Japanese sea seaman
man seaman vied for honors-ift the police beat oddity sweesDtakes
of the week. The poacher was sentenced to 10 days in
jaiJ by Balboa Magistrate John E. Deming. The seaman,
who was Dlannin? an evening's shore leave with a two two-litre
litre two-litre bottle, of Saki for spiritual nourishment, was fined
$10 at Cristobal.
i ? 1,c.gtd. iaiPlst of 13-year W girl pleaded guilty
in Critsobal Division of U.S. District Court, nad a mo moment
ment moment later offered to marry the young lady in question.
Judge Guthrie F. Crowe took the offer under advisement
and continued the crfse to February 17.
I "f'L?!11 1rt05 vessel- Lion' docked Fridy
morning at Cristobal after having been at sea since leav leaving
ing leaving Naples on Dec, 18, The Lion was reported to be
carrying 70 tons of ammunition destined for ousted Cu-
iJSFi1?' "d Presumably had been
rerouted tp Panama after the Cuban Strong-man fell on
XMew Year s day. v
... later investigation revealed tnat' W ahimun ahimun-itioir
itioir ahimun-itioir was in fact consigned to the Fidel qastro revolu,
-honary forces, and the vessel was expected to Sail over
the weekend for Havana. If thff latter has been tee case
nL S' J?cre h?s been no "debate explanation of why
the 500-ton vessel was rerouted in the, first place.
Cubman; middleweight Kid Paret Wednesday picked
up a unanimous decision over Victor Zalazar of Ar Argentina
gentina Argentina in New York City. Paret staggered Zalazar
fa the. fourth round and shook him up in the seventh,.
s fF1 and iiinth rounds. Paret cut iZalazar's cheek
In. the second round and raised a large lump over
Ws left eye In the seventh.
l -T,1?6 weekly, basketball ratings underwent slight
8hf fling this. week. S - ? ?
- The, Wildcats of Kentucky remained on top and
Kansas mate, held on to its third place anktarf for
the fifth;, straight week. But North Carolina Vat
North Carolina State last week, then traded places
with the Wolfpack. The Tar Heels are now m
second and' North Carolina State slipped to fourth.
Biggest jump was made by St. Johns of New York
wMch advanced from 10th to a seventh' place tie.
' nl7, tam to be bounced out. of the ratings was
Nortbweaterji, wWchr waj-xeplaced.Jby.West Virginia.

. The hlehest nald nlaver in the came figures he

has plenty of baseball left Jn him for this season.
Ted Williams signed his 19th contract with the
Boston Red Sox yesterday morning for a reported
$125,000. The 40-year-old slugger told newsmen that
he figured on playing "a lot more than people think,
I will." Williams, six times the American League
batting champion, said that a .340 would probably
win that title this season. Williams, who needs 18
homers to top 500, said he doesn't plan on swinging
for the fences but 'he certainly hopes he can reach
that malrk.
Third baseman Eddie Mathews of the Milwaukee
Braves has' signed his contract but had to take a
pay cut.
Mathews, who batted .254 last season, said
"I'm satisfied. . when you had a year like I had,
you have to expect a salary cut."
Another major leaguer isn't happy about his
contract. Outfielder Hoy Sievers was offered a one-thousand-dollar
boost over his $36,000 salary of last
year. But Roy says "I want more money and I
intend to sit tight until I get 40-thousand dollars."
Welterweight champion Don Jordan has scored ft
third-round knockout over Mexico's Alvaro Outlerrez
before a disorderly crowd in Los Angeles.'
Jordan, who is from Los Angeles, floored Gutie Gutierrez
rrez Gutierrez for a four-count shortly after the start of the
third round. Gutierrez got up and then staggered to
a neutral corner where Jordan gave him a bad head
The manager of Gutierrez jumped into the ring
and stepped between the boxers. The referee ruled It
a knockout at one minute and 35 seconds of the
round. The ring was Immediately deluged with beer
cans, programs and paper cups as the crowd showed
Its disapproval.
Baylor University turned to the National Football
League for its hew head football coach.
Baylor named Baltimore defensive line coach
John Brldgers as its new coach. Bridgers replaces
Sam Boyd who resigned in early december. No an announcement
nouncement announcement was made of the salary or the terms of
the contract The 37-year-old Bridgers lives In Bal Baltimore
timore Baltimore and Baylor officials said he would appear on
the campus tomorrow. Bridgers was head coach at
Johns Hopkins from 1953 to 1956. He joined the
Colts In 1956 where he established one of the best
defensive lines in professional football.
A safety belt may have saved the life of former Los
Angeles Dodger catcher catcher Roy Campanella.
Campanella was involved in his second major
auto accident in less than a year Tuesday on Long
Island in New York but he escaped without a scratch.
However, two other persons 'In his car were hospi hospitalized.
talized. hospitalized. Campanella Is still partially-paralyzed from
an auto accident near Glen Cove, New York, last
Campanella was returning to his Glen Cove home

when his chauffeur-driven car was struck by an

McElroy's statement at a closed-door session of the
House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee was
made public by Chairman George H. Mahon (D-Tex.).
He indicated 'McElroy and other military witnesses
faced sharp questioning.
Mahon said the subcommittee would explore the
spending plan thoroughly to try to Jearn whether it
is adequate "and if not what can be done to
strengthen it?
He said the panel also wants to know whether this
country is "ahead or behind" in the missile race,
whether the budget places emphasis in the right
places, whether the U.8. deterrent to aggression is
''deteriorating," and the adequacy of limited war
. McElroy said that in developing the budget, the
Defense Department followed two principles In de deciding
ciding deciding which of the expensive missile age programs
Where a program had "unquestioned essentiality,"
its development rate has been maintained or speeded
Where a program now seems to be of lesser Import Importance
ance Importance or has been overtaken by events, "the level of
effect has been reduced or the project eliminated en entirely,?
tirely,? entirely,? Caracas took on a festive air to celebrate the ar arrival
rival arrival of Fidel Castro and the first anniversary of the
overthrow of Venezuelan Dictator Marcos Perez Ji Jimenez.
menez. Jimenez. Authomobile horns honked, church bells rang, fire firecracker!
cracker! firecracker! exploded.
Nearly all shops and factories were closed. Friday
was declared an official holiday and. the Legislature
took the first steps 'to make-it an annual holiday to
mark the Perez Jimenez ouster.
Castro he will take part in a number of official
fuctions before, returning to Cuba tomorrow.
President Arturo Frondlzl of Argentina wound up
his three-day state visit to Washington after open open-ins;
ins; open-ins; a new era in Argentine-United States relations.
The new trend was reflected bv his earnest attempt
to bury former rivalries and tighten bonds of friend friendship.
ship. friendship.
It Is expected to have ft stimulating effect on cur current
rent current efforts to strengthen Inter-American economic
cooperation and stamp out the poverty of millions In.

tne hemisphere which Frondlzl described as "a source

air-compressor trailer; which had broken .loosefrom r ofan"L f w Mcurity

tnicx. campanula's motner-m-iaw Mrs. ranny
Mcjtfelly was. taken to the hospital with a poasslble
brain concussion while another' passenger James
Williamson was also hospitalized with a possible,,
'fracture of the left leg. Campanella was strapped In
the car with a safety belt In addition, he was also
immobilized by a special neck brace he has worn
since the first accident." The 37-year-old ex-catcher
said "If it wasn't for that belt I might have been
-ft goner."

Previous Argentine governments, were lukewarm to

ward the idea of inter-American cooperation just as'
they preferred to deal with Europe rather than with
the United States.

At a banquet Thursday night. President Elsenhower
praised Frondlzl as ah old and cherished friend. The
impact that each made en the other was notable.
Speaking' in .Spanish and laughing at his Kansas
accent, Eisenhower said "the contacts made betweey
the two -people's will be very profitable to all.".

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golfer ever to be named PGA Golfer-of-the-Year, just won thiir 18 jRy;dcr:.Cu p "Point 'stdndingi
with 680 points total, and was second in the Vardon Trophy standings, with an aYerage of only

70.18 strokes in a total of 9914 in 131 rounds of golf. Finsterwald ij being sponsored by George F;

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