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SECTION A—PRICE TEN CENTS Hemisphere Armed Might Underway Based On Hemisphere Pact Recently Approved In Brazil MUCH SECRECY I'jgfcf, Ready For Instant Unified Act, Reported Favored WASHINGTON, Sept. 6.—(U.R)— Reliable govrenment sources said r*;ht that plans for a western hemisphere military defense staff jl-eady are under study and may be .veii-developed within the next 30 days The inter-American defense pace adopted by 19 nations in Brazil laSt week called for collective -easures f°r hemisphere security, "'ibese government officials, who declined to be quoted by name, several organizational out 8a‘“ fo- a new military staff are r considered here. The best flemeBt' of a11 of them wil1 be submitted for consideration by the can American conference at Bo gota, Columbia, next January, they 8 T1|ese officials said the military palnners face a basic problem in deciding just how much power is lo be vested in the new staff. The nuestion is whether it should be primarily advisory in nature or Whether it should be a functional organization similar to the com bined chiefs of staff which operated during the war. It was understood here that Argentine military advisors favor the tighter, more authoritative rstablishment. They were reported to feel that the time factor will be all-important in determining the security of the Americas in event of future afgression. Therefore, they were understood to believe, the hemisphere military leadership should be so organized that the new defense staff could lake command of such a situation juickly and on its own responsi bility. Some United States military luthorities concerned with the (Continued on Page 2, Column 1) BARBARA WALKER MISS AMERICA, 1947 Memphis Girl Declared Top Beauty At Mid night ATLANTIC C’TY, N. J., Sept. 6— iff) —Barbara Jo Walker, a five feet, seven inch, 21-year old brunette from Memphis, Tenn., tonight became “Miss America, 1947” and with the title won a S5.000 scholarship for any school of her choosing. ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., Sept. 6 -'/Pi—Three brunettes and two blondes became the finalists to night in the last elimination be fore the selection of Miss Ameri ca of 1947. Miss Vivian White, Fayetteville, N, C. Miss North Car Dlina, was eleminated but took ter loss gracefully. The 11 judges later tonight will choose from among these charm ers the successor to Miss Marilyn Buferd of California, Miss Ameri ca of 1946: Miss Alabama, Peggy June El ler, of Gadsden; Miss California, Laura Jean Emery of Salinas; Miss Canada, Margaret Marshall »f Toronto; Miss Memphis, Bar bara Jo Walker, and Miss Minr.e (Continued on Page 8, Column 1) The Weather Meteorolgical data for the 24 hours Hiding 7 ;30 p.m. yesterday. Temperatures J:30 a.m. 80; 7:30 a.m. 79; 1:30 p.m. 91; ';30 p.m. p2. Maximum 92; Minimum 77; Mean 85; formal 80. Humidity 1:30 a.m. 92; 7:30 a.m. 87; 1:30 p.m. 51; P m. 86. Precipitation Jotal for 24 hours ending 7:30 p.m. — 100 inches. Total since the first of the month — inches. Tides For Today •from the Tide Tables published by J s- Coast and Geodetic Survey), tr,, . High Low Wilmington _ 2:00 a.m. 8:58 a.m. 2:48 p.m. 10:18 p.m. »i“Souboro Inlet 12:18 a.m. 5:58 a.m. * 11:50 p.m. 6:48 p.m. sunrise 5:50; Sunset 6:30; Moonrise ‘p. p m-; Moonset 12:42 p.m. ■Kiver stage at Fayetteville, N. C. at 8 Saturday, (none) feet. ^Washington, sept. e.—pp)—Weather I' ‘e£,u report of temperature and rain ■' for ihe 24 hours ending 8 p.m., in the cotton growing areas and else »itio? High Low Prec. Asheville _ 90 65 0.01 an!a - 94 71 0.19 5 *"^ City _ 7B 72 oramgham _ 94 74 - - 79 65 ^Hale g- 91 65 - 87 63 “f"" 90 62 E,'o'- - 84 66 LPaso —_ 91 67 j, )est0» - 92 78 Kev ??VlUe - 84 73 £ „Ues« - 88 76 0.47 ^Angeles- 85 55 S>hls - 88 75 reapl‘ - 87 72 1.67 Saw ‘n . PaUl - 90 63 001 New yiefS - 92 75 4 udelphia _ 75 GO 0.09 Ssbu‘Bh - 84 64 j,c»»ond - 86 70 0.07 ; " Antonio - 96 69 t ' r rancisco _ 69 55 lanmnail - 92 78 ', ’pa - 87 73 0.42 I'ti w.?ton - 77 70 0.22 'H-MINGTON _ J,2 77 __Pup s Tai^oO ’t Off As Joke—Joker Arrested ------ suburb—but now he doesn’t think^s h 1 off a P“PPy s tai; for a Joke >n a New Orleans was arrested and cMced under «inn\ joke was so funny. Charged with cruelty to animals, he (left), superintendent of the',bond Pen.dlnK trial. The charge was preferred by J. P. Margiotta holdiW the "afl-less punnv in nW °l!'IeanS Society for tbe Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, who is —- g me tan less puppy ln one hand and the a mputated tail in the other. (AP Photos). Plan To Eliminate All Taxes For Two Years Sent President OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 6.—(u.R)— An ambitious plan of gold revalu ation to wipe out the public debt, give Europe $50,000,000,000, allow the U. S. Treasury to amass a kitty of $115,000,000,000, and abol ish taxes for two years, was pro posed tonight by an Oma]ja at torney. The money for these gigantic operations would come from "a simple act of Congress revaluing the U. S. golc} hoard of $21,284, 000,000 at $700 an ounce instead of the present $35 an ounce valu ation,” according to Roy M. Har rop, perennial candidate for fed eral, state, or municipal office. Harrop, bespectacled and gray haired, long has been identified with various third party move ments and ‘‘funny money” plans. A decade ago he organized the “American Prosperty Plan” pro viding for $100 a month pensions for almost everyone, and govern ment operation of banks, rail roads, telephones, and utilities. Financing of Harrop’s plans would involve billions of dollars. Harrop's latest plan for curing the world’s economic ills follow ed British Foreign Secretary Ern est Bevin’s plea that the U. S. gold hoard at Fort Knox be coin ed into money and put into cir culation throughout the world. Harrop would go much further than Bevin. In a letter to Charles E. Newmeyer, editor of The Min ing Record, Denver, Colo., he proposed that Congress immedi ately raise the value of gold to $700 an ounce and coin it into money for the payment of debts. Revaluation, according to Har rop, would make the Fort Knox gold stockpile instantly worth $425, 000,000,000. “With that sum we. could pay (Continued on Page 4, Column 4) HINSON JURY SITS WEDNESDAY Slaying Of Man In Street Gun Duel Hold Interest , WHITEVILLE, Sept. 6—A coro ner’s jury will sit in Columbus county courthouse in Whiteville Wednesday evening at 7:30 o’clock to hear testimony in the death of Frank Hinson, who was slain by E. L. Brooks, Fair Bluff chief of police, in a gun duel three weeks ago. The date of the inquest was set a few days ago when Cgroner Hugh Nance was advised that Brooks, who was wounded in the leg, would be able to attend the hearing. Circumstances surrounding the main street gun battle in Fair Bluff led to the prediction today that the . courtroom would be in adequate to hold the throng which would seek to attend the inquest. Hinson, a former Fair Bluff po liceman, was shot to death after he allegedly fired on Brooks with out warning as the officer crossed the street. The charge from Hin son’s shotgun took effect in the chief’s right leg. Brooks told a newspaperman he heard someone shout: “Don’t shoot that policeman,’’ and he was turning to face his assailant when the blast struck him in the leg. The chief, although suffering from the wound, ran to (Continued on Page 2, Column 3) BURSTING TIRE WARNS OF FIRE: SAVES 5 PERSONS TOWSON, Md., Sept. 6 — UR—An automobile tire gave a fire alarm today when it was set aflame by the heat from a burning front porch and the explosion may have saved the lives of five persons. It awakened Miss Anna G. Roe hmer, grand davghter of Dr. Hugh Forsythe, of Towson. She notified her stepfather and moth er, Mr. and Mrs. James Fleming, who in turn roused Dr. and Mrs. Forsythe, both Gf whom are 82. Firemen saved the twc-story structure although the rear was badly damaged. Unknown Soldier Of Second War To Rest In Arlington WASHINGTON, Sept. 6—UP)—America’s Unknown Soldier of the Second World War will be brought home from overseas near the end of 1949 to lie in honor in Arlington' National cemetery under present War department plans. In Arlington, he would rest with the Unknown Soldier of the hirst World War, whose inscription reads that he is known “but to God. ^fZ1' Thomas J. Larkin, army quartermaster general, said today that this second symbol of American men and women who lost their identity in the supreme sacrifice for the country will represent army, navy, marines, airforce, coast guard—enlisted man and officer. Just as it is intended that no one shall ever know in what ,„ra"ch ?f the armed forces he served, the general said that it is to remain ever secret in which theater he died. . some rendezvous when the time comes nine bodies—each unidentified—win be brought from nine zones of combat in the n = West and from these one will be selected for the nation s homage. nntiiT oil h°™ecominS of this Unknown Soldier will ndt be held “|'!| ai’ of. tdle,,war dead who have been identified, and whose lelatives wish them returned, have reached this country Tense British Giins Wait Jew Unloading HAMBURG, Germany, Sept. 6—(JP)—Tense British troops, armed and specially-trained for their assignment, stood ready in the dock area tonight as the first of three deportation ships returning 4,400 Jews of the Exodus to Germany sailed slowly up the Elbe toward Hamburg. ine troops were prepared for ac tion if the Jews, thwarted in their desire to reach Palestine, offer re sistance when disembarkation be gins tomorrow at 5 a.m, (11 p.m., Saturday, Eastern Standard Time). During the day the three British transports, with their naval escort, anchored at a rendezvous in the Elbe estuary. There the British were reported to have removed some of the leaders among the refugees, possibly to disorganize resistance when the time for land ing came. The anchorage was reached on the 57th day after the Jews had embarked secretly from France for Palestine aboard the Exodus 1947, formerly the S. S. President Warfield, a Chesapeake bay steam er. The voyage of the Jews, who were without visas, ended when the British intercepted their ship al most within sight of the Holy Land. As the troops here prepared to man their stations the Elbe- river light ship reported that the first of the transports to unload, the Ocean Vigor, had left her anchorage in the Estuary and was heading for the docks. In Hamburg the Jewish Central committee for the British zone de plored what it described as “the dark day and the brutal operation” which would see the first of the (Continued on Page 4, Column 4) CHERRY HONORS WILM1NGTONIANS Two Will Be Assistant Leaders At Ball Fri day Night RALEIGH, Sept. 6—(£>)—North Carolina’s 150 debutantes of 1947 will be presented to Governor Cherry and Mrs. Cherry at the 24th annual terpsichorean ball here Friday night. Debutante leader is Anna Lee Smith of Raleigh with William H. Gardner of Edenton. Assistant leaders will be: Mabel McDonald of Raleigh with Fey ton P. White of Raleigh: Anne D. Heartt of Raleigh with Richard M. Johnson of Raleigh; Musette Kitchin Brown of Scotland Neck, with Edward V. Travis, also of Scotland Neck; Pocahontas L. Whitaker of Kinston with Dr. Thomas R. Hood, also of Kinston; Corinne H. Grimsley of Greens boro, with Ens. Robert J. Grims ley, USN; Douglas H. McKoy of Wilmington, with Walker Taylor, Jr., also of Wilmington; Martha B. Yorker, of Concord, with Charles M. Johnson, Jr., of Ra leigh, and Emily R. Davis of Ashe ville with Russel C. Davis, Jr., also of Asheville. vfwIndorses WAR PENSIONS World War One Men Would Collect $75 Month At 65 CLEVELAND, Sept. 6 —(£>)—'Hie 48th encampment of the Veterans of Foreign Wars today voted to make pensions for World War I veterans the organization’s “num ber one legislative objective for the coming year.” In a 10-minute speech from the floor at public hall, Congressman James E. Van Zandt, a former commander-in-chief of the organi zation, demanded VFW pressure for passage of HR667 to provide $75-a-month pensions for World War I veterans at age 65. Citing American spending of $22,779,000,000 for aid to foreign nations, Van Zandt asked how were “the American people going to turn down a request from the VFW for World War I pensions when we spend such a figure on foreign countries?” Van Zandt estimated the $75-a month pensions, which would in crease but not in addition to soci al security pensions, would cost kabout $775,000,000 in the first year and eventually reach a peak of about two billion dollars annually. Stallings Named Associate Editor Of The Star-News H A. Stallings, veteran Southern newspaper writer and editor, has been appointed Associate Editor of The Wilmington Star and News and The Sunday Star-News. Mr. Stallings, who takes up his duties tomorrow, will devote the greater part of his time and activities in reportonal and editorial coverage of the several Southeastern North Carolina counties served by the Star-News. He will represent the newspapers in public re lations and other means of widening their influence in this large region of the state. _ , _ . . Mr. Stallings comes from Waycross, Ga., where he was Associate Editor of the Journal-Herald. A graduate of Emory university, he was head of the English department of Waycross High school and later principal of the Gainesville, Ga., High school before taking up newspaper work on Jan. 1, 1921, in the advertising department of the Journal-Herald. Later, he became City Editor and then Associate Editor a position he held for a number of years. While a prominent citizen of Wavcross, he also served as secretary of the chamber of commerce, member of the board of stewards of the First Methodist church treasurer of the Okefenokee Golf club, president of the Waycross Lions club and secretary of the organization for nearly 25 years He has maintained an unbroken attendance record in his civic club He has also been District Governor of Georgia’s Lions clubs and 'is now serving as International counsellor. He is a Mason and an Elk. During his services in World war I, Mr. Stallings was a First Lieutenant in a machine gun unit. . . ... . _ The Star-News is ^pleased to have Mr. Stallings join its staff and the management believes he will be a valuable addition in strengthen ing its personnel for greater service throughout Southeastern North Car0lina’ * E. B. PAGE, Publisher ‘Anything Can Happen’ Soon In Europe, State Official Says; Grave Issues Before The UN - *_* -- Molotov May Act In Person World Leaders Plan Atten dance At General As sembly Meeting BY FRANCIS W. CARPENTER LAKE SUCCESS, Sept. 6— (JP)—Grave issues before the United Nations are pulling to the second regular assemblyy the largest array of top states men yet to attend any UN gathering. The hot questions of Palestine, the Balkans, the veto and a host of others which affect all sections of the warld are so important that many countries are sending their best international experts. The delegations will get down to serious business of secret caususes next week. The United States is sending a trong delegation headed by Sec retary of State Marshall, who plans to begin delegation consulta tions in New York late next week. The . Russian delegation is not complete but informed sources said Foreign Minister V. M. Molo tov would not be prese'nt for the opening sessions, which are taken up with general statements of policy. These sources aid Molotov might come later in the session if the occasion demanded his pres ence. UN observers expressed belief Molotov would come, for Russia is directly concerned with most of the big questions. They pointed out that the foreign minister likes to state his position himself. The Russians have rented an estate on Long Island for Molotov’s use if he does come. The British delegation also is not complete. There is the pros pect that Foreign Secretary Bevin would not be present for the (Continued on Page 2, Column 1) weevTlwTnning AGAINST FARMERS Chemical Treatment Fails To Stop Them, Con ner Says RALEIGH, Sept. 6.—(A5)—Cotton fields in the heavier producing counties of the Eastern Piedmont and Coastal Plains are saturated with boll weevils, James Conner, Jr., extension entomologist at N. C. State college,, said today. Migration flights are heavy in several of the counties, Conner said, and chemical treatment has not controlled this migration. Infestations of the boll worm have been observed causing light to heavy damage in Wake, Nash, Wilson, Johnston, Hoke, and Scot land counties, the specialist said. He advised farmers to practice control against these pests with 10 per cent DDT. The cotton is at such a stage of growth to be de fenselless to attack. Heaviest in festations have been noted in rank succulent cotton especially where the cotton is adjacent to or near corn, he said, adding that this pest, when in corn, is called the corn earworm. Russia Declines To Waive Atomic Violation Veto LAKE SUCCESS, Sept. 6—W— Rusia declined today to waive the veto power on any punishment, even of a minor nature, for viola tions of a -proposed pact outlaw ing atomic weapons. The Russian position on atomic control was reaffirmed by Andrei A. Gromyko, Soviet deputy foreign minister, in a letter to Sir Alexan der Cadogan, British delegate to the United Nations atomic energy commission._ Armless Girl, 5, Starts To School FIVE - YEAR - OLD Charlene Fisk, who lost both arms 11 months ago in falling under a hay mower, starts her education with the help of artificial arms in the first grade of the Stinson school near Rockford, Mich. Teacher Katherine Harris watches the child manipulate her artificial arms with dexterity. (AP Wirephoto). GREEK CABINET SET-UP CITED Monday Expected To See Government In Power ATHENS, Sept. 6 — (/P) — The speaker of the house announced to the Greek parliament today that negotiations for a coalition gov ernment were “nearing comple tion” and the lawmakers prompt ly adjourned until Monday to await developments. Those same words were pro nounced earlier by Populist leader Constantin Tsaldaris and Themis tokeles Sdfjhoulis, who conferred for two hours in the latter’s sub urban residence on the new and broadened cabinet being formed. Sophoulis was expected to be premier with the ministries of pub lic order and justice falling to his liberal party. Constantin Rentis, foreign minister in Sophoulis’ cabi net prior to the March, 1946 elec tions, was seen as the likeliest candidate for minister of public order. Tsaldaris was slated to be vice premier and foreign minister. AGED WOMAN BEATEN, ROBBED LAST MIDNIGHT Miss Sally Fritz, 73, 213 South Second street, was badly beaten and robbed of her purse shortly before last midnight at Second and Orange streets by an uniden tified assailant, police reported. She was taken to James Walker Memorial hospital where she was undergoing treatment after mid night. No report as to her condi tion was made available immedi ately. Wallace Leaf Enriched B1 JOHN SIKES WALLACE, Sept. 6 — There is more than a miliion dollars in the socks, pockets, or bank accounts of farmers hereabouts today that wasn’t there a couple of weeks ago. No, these self-same farmers haven’t suddenly acquired the Midas touch or learned how to pick money off trees. A good press agent would say, simUjy, the farmers have learned the next best thing to the Midas touch or picking money off trees, though. He’d say they’d just been selling their tobacco on the Wallace To bacco Market. Which same is true. In nine days of actual selling on the to bacco market here, the farmers have drawn down $1,113,914.74 from the local warehouse opera tors. If you’re money-minded down to the last penny, that’s ex actly $123,657.19 and some odd mills per day for each day the Wallace Market has been open during the 1947 season.- When you consider that this money is paid onr from a town of some 1,500 souls—although those souls aren’t actually charged with the paying out — you’ll deduce that that’s a whale of a lot of negotiable fod der for so cmparatively small a place. It’s a lots of fodder for any size place, for that matter. • To come up with this kind of money, farmers of this area have sold a total of 2,470,006 pounds of tobacco on the floors of the four local warehouses, Husseys Nos. 1 (Continued on Page 3, Column 4 / # Congressional Heads See Their Recall; Nations ‘On Ropes’ Sen. Byrd Urges President To Speak Out And Tell United States The True Situa tion Before Recalling Legislators j Bv O. L. STEELE WASHINGTON, Sept. 6— (UP)— A top State Depart* ment official declared tonight that “anything can happen’* in the European economic crisis. He said the U. S. tim® schedule for lending aid “will have to be stepped up dras* Big Chinese Battle Looms Major Conflict Of Red Civil War Expected Any Minute NANKING, Sept. 6— (/P) —The ’"thinese government was busily shifting reinforcements to Manchu ria today amid general predic tions that the biggest and bloodi est battle of the civil war might open here at any moment. A high miliary official said na tional army power would hence forth be concentrated in Manchu ria in a determined effort to wrest that vast northeast territory from the Communists. This official, who declined use of his name, said half the total Com munist strength in all China is in Manchuria and that possession of that region was the main Commu nist war objective. The current fighting in China poper, notably the deep raiding ex pedition of Communist Gen. Liu Po-Cheng into government, terri tory, was described by this offi cial as a diversion. He said these and other “Communist bandits south of the great wall” would be left fbr provincal governors and militia to mop up. Reports from Mukden, govern ment-held metropolis i* southern Monchuria, said that the best gov ernment troops were being flown to Manchuria daily in preparation for the coming battle. BRITAIN, U. S. SPLIT REPORTED Policy Toward Russia Said Cause Of Dif ferences VIENNA, Austria, Sept. 6—<U.R) —Diplomatic observers today not ed a growing split between the United States and Britain over the vital matter of policy toward the Russian-dominated nations of Eastern Europe. In recent weeks, British and American diplomatic personnel in Austria, Hungary and Bulgaria have sharply criticized each other’s methods. The British think the Americans frequently act irre sponsibly. The Americans feel that British contains strong elements of appeasement toward Russia. Farmers By A Million TRUMAN FACES NEAR ACCIDENT Car Skids From Muddy Road Near Precipitous Cliff RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 6—VP) —President Truman narrowly es caped a possibly serious mishap today when his automobile skid ded during a ride up a muddy, clay mountain road. The big black open limousine became mired in mud and its left rear wheel went over a retaining wall curb, where it came to a stop on a precipitous cliff, with about two feet to spare. The President, none the worse for his experience, laughingly in vited reporters and photographers to help push when 20 officers put their shoulders behind the ma chine to free it. Pictures were re fused, however. The mishap occurred in the Flo resta De Gavea, in suburban Rio De Janeiro, while Mr. Truman was en route to the mountain-top home of Ernesto G. Fontes, weal thy Brazilian business man, for luncheon. The Presidential car was sent cn its way quickly. Other cars, carrying Mrs. Truman, Miss Mar garet Truman and other members of the presidential party sped away as soon as the snarl could :) be straightened out. ticaity. I The statements were made by Paul H. Nitze, acting director oj the State department’s office o| international trade policy. I They came as Sen. Harry F, Byrd, D., Va., called on Presii dent Truman to give the nation a full report on Europe’s economic} plight before a decision is made on recalling Congress into speciaj session. Nitze did not say a special sesi sion of congress would be necesi sary. But as Undersecretary o^ State Robert A. Lovett previously had told reporters, Nitze said Congress will have to act “before any large-scale aid is given to} Europe.” Many European countries, iiih eluding France and Italy an<| Great Britain are hanging on tin ropes,” Nitze said. ‘‘The situa* tion will be serious if countries are not able to import food and coal during the coming winter. ‘‘Anything can happen. We be* lieve that our time schedule wil| have to be stepped up drastically in order to get aid to Europe be^ fore the end of the year.” Urging the President to speata out when he returns from Brazil later this month, Byrd said th« nation now is “completely in thqi dark” about the actual extent the reported economic chaos irn^ pending abroad. “We don’t intend to go into thiq thing blindly,” he said. “They should give a full report to th^j American people and give theng all the facts.” Such a report, he said, should come “from the top”—preferably Mr. Truman, and if not from the President, from Secretary of Stati George C. Marshall. Congressional circles said they believed a decision on a special session will come soon after Mr,1 Truman returns from Brazil. PLAN TO FIRE 1 V-2 FROM SHIP _ i Test To Be Made Thi$ Weekend In Burmuda Area WASHINGTON, Sept. 6—(0—'The launching of a V-2 rocket from th* flight deck of the super carrier Midway was confidently expectecj this weekend—despite navy silence on the matter. It was reported early this weeK by an unidentified naval official that the 45,000-ton carrier wag headed for Bermuda to try tha first launching of the 46-foot-long rocket from the midway. The navy refused to confirm og deny reports, saying only that th» Midway had departed from Norfolls for a “confidential” mission andj that reports would be made publift later. Additional information w h i c $ came to light today indicated, hows ever, that the launching attempt could be expected to take plac^ this weekend unless bad weather prevented it. Vice Adm. Forrest P. Sherman, deputy chief of naval operations, was reported to have flown to Beir. muda to witness the demonstrations The navy confirmed that Shermsg was out of town. German Cartel Found To Be World Wide Organizationt FAANKFURT, Germany, Sept. 6—(U.R)—Investigations by the U. S. army showed today that hundreds of apparently unrelated firms all over the world were under com plete control of I. G. Farbenin* dustrie, the giant German cartel, Twenty-four of I. G. Farben’:} directors are on trial at Nuren-berg before an American military tri bunal, charged with conspiring with Adolph Hitler to wage ag» gressive war. Jap-Tortured Vet Eats Burger With Trimmings DENVER, Sept. 6—(A5)—Virgil Gomez, 27-year-old war veterad who underwent an operation Thurs day for removal of a nail from his head, was propped up in bed tonight and ate a hamburger steals with all the trimmings. Gomez smiled at a visitor to his room and kicked his right leg un der the bed covers to show he is regaining use of it. He said he felt much better. r i