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Of Nelson Praised Regarded as Big Step In Improving War Production Setup By DAVID LAWRENCE. Another reorganization, another reshuffling of personnel—and maybe this one f ill succeed. For in ap pointing Donald Nelson to head of all production and supply, the President is cen tralising in one place the re sponsibility that has hitherto been distributed over a number of defense agen cies. The new move does not mean that Messrs. Knudsen and Hillman will find David Lavrenca. themselves doing any different job —they are concerned primarily with ehasing production to the fulfill ment point once contracts are awarded. Mr. Nelson's task will be to decide how to put first things first. Hitherto various bureaus and agencies, various Army and Navy officials have all set time schedules. They want their particular part of the work done as quickly as pos sible. Nobody has seen the overall picture so that a decision concern ing priorities could be made in a broad sense. From now on it will be the duty of the War and Navy Department chieftains to say what weapons they want and in what quantities and ao far as possible to say also when and where they want those weapons used. It will be Mr. Nelson's task to decide just what raw materials, what parts and accessories shall be speeded on thf production line and what can wait, so that the whole production job can be synchronized to meet the Army and Navy's de sires and needs. Given Ample Authority. The priority problem has been perplexing. It developed all sorts of complications and has been turned into a problem of allocation of available supplies. But when it came to deciding what should be put ahead or behind something else that was earmarked for the military, naval or aerial establishment, no body had the authority heretofore to issue the final ruling except the President of the United States, and he’s a busy man. Mr. Roosevelt now has delegated ample authority to Mr. Nelson. It is true that there will still be a production board but it will be largely advisory. The so-called S. P. A. B. mechanism will be Mr. Nel son's auxiliary staff. It Is a group of advisers which reaches into all sorts of problems but, as was pointed out when it was created, some one has to have the power to make de cisions. Councils are all right to advise but one-man decisions are needed! as well as one-man responsi bility for those decisions. The allocation and award of con tracts will doubtless continue as heretofore. A man like William Knudsen will continue to do his Utmost to stimulate production and to help business and industry by re moving obstacles that they encounter in fulfilling the contracts under which they are working. Mr. Nelson cannot give attention to the detail of the production job. But if a con flict arises between steel needed for tanks and steel needed for ships and between rubber needed for planes and for trucks, Mr. Nelson will make the decision. This is the sort of thing with which Mr. Knudsen was not empowered to deal heretofore and which really wasn’t decided by anybody. In a number of instances, War and Navy Department officials asked for everything they needed and put “immediate” on the order. Yet some of the things requested would have to wait anyway till other articles could be manufactured. Improvement in Organization. To bring order and systematic priority out of this sort of confusion, it was necessary for the President to reorganize the whole wartime establishment. He is doing now what President Wilson did when he formed the War Industries Board and put Bernard M. Baruch at the head of it. This didn't mean that Mr. Baruch handled production problems himself. He had a re markably able set of aides and that is what Mr. Nelson will gradually acquire. The whole war pattern for the Washington scene begins now to take on a better look from an organ ization standpoint. The Office of Price Control and Civilian Supply is really a non-military agency but it will be working in close co-opera tton with Mr. Nelson's office. The O. P. M. will continue as heretofore im do the job it did but perhaps under a different setup of sections and bureaus. The new War Labor Board will endeavor to handle labor disputes. Mr. Nelson's emergence as the Baruch of this war is a salutary de —For 63 Years— Berlitz Has Never Failed BERLITZ MID-YEAR COURSES ARE STARTING • •• THIS WKKK la ••• SPANISH FRENCH-GERMAN BERLITZ SCHOOL Tha Vanfitti Center el Wethlnoton Hill Building, 17th A Eye NAtional 0270 On the Record A Member of the Income Tax Payment Club Welcomes 7,000,000 'Recruits' Witl Advice By DOROTHY THOMPSON. To the new 7,000.000 who this year will pay direct income taxes to the Federal Government: Up to now you have been pay I n g Federal taxes on every thing you eat, wear or amuse yourself with. But now you are going to g o through that annual e x p e rience known as com putlng, filing and paying a cer tain percent D»r*thr ntapm. age of your annual Income to the United States of America. May an old member of this hitherto rather exclusive club welcome you to the fellowship and tell you how the ordeal may be rendered relatively painless? First of all adopt a philosoph ical attitude toward it. The United States of America is a going concern with an immense annual turnover and it is dis tributing an increasing percent age of the gross profits to those who most need help. A genera tion ago if you were hungry, sick, old or out of a job the United States expected you to shift for yourself. Today the United States insures you. in some measure, at least, against the major catastrophes that are likely to overtake you during your lifetime. That has in creased the rate of taxation, but such additional taxation had best be regarded as a general mutual insurance. Insurance on Home. Also, the United States is your home, and if you lose it you have lost everything. You’ve been invited into the income-tax club because at this moment your home is in desperate danger. If your house is on fire you are glad to pay for the fire brigade and immensely thankful that you carried that heavy insurance all the years. In fact you had better look at these annual payments as just additional insurance and let it go at that. Secondly—and this advice is given warmly, out of bitter ex perience-set your tax money aside out of every pay envelope. It is an old saw but true that what you don't have you don't miss. Compute your income for the coming year, investigate what you can deduct from it as non taxable exemptions, find out what the tax on the net income will be, divide it by 12 or 52 de pending on whether your in come comes monthly or weekly, and set that sum aside, right at the outset. Your bank can tell you about t.px anticipation bonds —perhaps you will want to buy those. Or put the money in a savings bank. But anyhow, kiss it good-by the moment you get it. If you put a little more aside velopment. He is not by training an engineer or an industrialist. He is a procurement expert, experienced In buying and handling vast amounts of supplies for Sears, Roebuck <fe Co. Business and industry will supply the production experts to enable him to see the whole war job with an overall perspective. And that's what has been needed for a long time. iReprodutcion Rights Reserved.! Hampton Alumni To Meet Here Sunday One hundred and fifty alumni of Hampton Institute will come here Sunday for the sixth annual session of the Middle Atlantic Regional Con ference of the National Hampton Alumni Association. The conference will open at 12:30 p.m. at the Phyllis Wheatley Y. W. C. A. Guests will include Lt. Daniel W. Armstrong, United States Naval Re serve, and son of Gen. Samuel Chap man Armstrong, founder of Hamp ton Institute; Dr. Malcolm S. Mac Lean, president of Hampton Insti tute: Miss Dorothy Height execu tive secretary of the Phyllis Wheat ly Y. W. C. A.: Rev. and Mrs. Arthur F. Elmes of Washington; Dr. Albert O. Reid, of Baltimore. Md.. national alumni president; William M. Coop er, national organizer of chapters, and director of extension service and summer school of Hampton. St. Aloysius Oyster Roast An oyster roast and barbeque sponsored by the St. Aloysius Boost ers’ Club will be given Saturday evening in the St. Aloysius Church school. North Capitol and K streets. Dancing will follow the affair, which is for the benefit of the church. than you will require when the tax collector cities around, and thus can pay your taxes with some left over, jou will kid your self that you a** getting a bonus instead of making a payment, and it will be a positive pleasure. Purchase* Compete. Take comfort In the thought that even If yoti had the money, you will find difficulty in spend ing it for many of the things you want, and th»t just by not spending it, you will be" helping to stave off inflation; and arm the country nore quickly and more efficiently Defense production needs prac tically everything -that you ara likely to want to buy. aside from basic necessities like food and shelter. Make your old clothes do as long as possible. Remem ber that anything you buy con taining metals of any sort is just that much lea< for defense. If you curtail yoir demands, prices will remain more stable. That holds for food, too. By and large you need abovt 2.500 calories a day food, and you probably eat vastly more than that. Much of whit we spend above real necessitl&< is for the sake of keeping up vith the Jones, but the inferiority complex is going to be removed from poverty very quickly. It w<ll be smart to be poor. If you ptt up your car and take the train or subway, you are performing a patriotic serv ice. If Junior walks to school, it won’t do him any harm, and he can brag that his father and mother are saving rubber for de fense. If you ;ut- down the menu you usually serve at parties, you can remind ycur gueets that the Government yants to store and preserve food 'or the war and for reconstruction afterward. Watch Government Spending. These are ;oing to be Calvin Coolidge year*, and the more so the better. It the Government Is spnding mone* In the way it must and you are wo, money will be come more and more worthless, and inflation is a catastrophe hardly less than war. Since you are paving for this war, watch h<*w the money is be ing spent. Tjiere's no reason why you should oe submissive and silent abom the overlapping agencies, wit> hundreds of people running aromd in circles because nobody quit* knows what job belongs to wjorn. You are pay ing for the waste involved, waste of money ani waste of energy. You have a right to be sore about the Ivrdes of middlemen who are peeling a commission out of contracts made by the Govern ment with ndustries—some of them as high as 30 or 30 per cent. That commission gets stuck on the price th*t you, via the Gov ernment. p?y for planes and tanks and everything else. There'# no reason why your tax money should support parasites and plain thieves, who profiteer on this war. Rjise Ned about it. I’m glad there are seven mil lion more of us. (Released by Tie Bell Syndics!*, Inc.) College Church Society To Give Dpiner Tuesday The Churco Society for College Work will hoil a dinner Tuesday at the Sulgrave Club. Dr. James Phin nev Baxter, 3<. president of Williams College and r*>w in the office of the co-ordinator .>f information, will be toastmaster. Speakers -**’1 be the Rev. Stephen Bayne, chaplain to Episcopal stu dents at Smith College and recently elected chaplain of Columbia Uni versity. and toe Rev. William Laird. Episcopal chaplain at the University of Virginia. They will present the story of the church's work among man and wofian students. Mrs. R. Fgvith Kane, 2301 Cali fornia street N.W., is in charge of reservations. Dr. Edmundo O'Gorman Ends Series Tomorrow Dr. Edmujdo O'Gorman, profes sor of historv at the National Uni versity of Mexico and director of the history depa tment of the national archives of Nexico, will conclude his series of lectures on “My Vision of America" at 4 p.m. tomorrow in the Lima Librajy on the campus of American Uriversity. He will apeak at 7:30 o'clock this evening in the library on the "Destiny of America.” Tomorrow’:! lecture is entitled "Democracy and the Continental Conscience." CLASSES STARTING JANUARY 19 SPANISH FRENCH-GERMAN Berlitz Mettfld it available ONLY at THE BERI.lt/ SCHOOL •( LANGUAGES Hill BIA(.. |<th * Ell NAtlanal 0*7* HOFFMANN UPHOLSTERERS and DECORATORS Antiques Restored—Table Pads— Custom .Built Furniture CO. 5116 2447.49 18th St. N.W. CO. 5116 PRE-SEASON OFFER! ANY 2-PIECE SET Custom-Made Slip Covers! OF THE BETTER TYPE 2-Piece Set 24.95 j pieces fee $34.95 Ctaplctt with La her ai»i Material BUY BONDS FIRST \ND THEN BUY SLIP COVERS Personalised covers, cut to lit your own lurnitire and hand-finished with box pleats. Varied selection of materials; Sail cloths. "Dustites." guaranteed vat colors pre-shrunk, in florals, chevrons, stripes, etc. Our large stock of materials insures prompt delivery. CTHS opinions of the writers on this page are their own, not necessarily The Star's. Such opinions are presented in The Star’s effort to give all sides of Questions of interest to its readers, although such opinions may be contradictory among themselves and directly opposed to The Star’s. The Great Game of Politics Ban on Tires Declared Only Beginning Of Federal Curtailment of Industry By FRANK R. KENT. It, 1* human and natural not to suffer very greatly from the abstract. Only when sacrifices become con crete and actual does pain really be come acute. While everybody knows that the shortage of rubber, which means no more tires, Is a blow certain to hurt millions of people in many different ways, not until the automo biles have become actually useless, which means in Frank R. Kent. a few months, will the full impact be felt. It is futile to point out that this shortage need never have occurred; that it is due to lack of foresight upon the part of those in control in Washington; that it involves not only vast inconvenience but greatly Increased danger from motors driven on worn-out tires. All these things —and more—are true, but they do not alter the fact that not for a long time will there be tires avail able for civilian use and that that is going to change living conditions everywhere very greatly. Our new j subsidized synthetic rubber plants , will have all they can do to supply ' military needs for more than a year. | The optimistic forecast for 1943 by ' Mr. Jesse Jones does not alter the ^ situation very much. Other Curtailments Due. To a certain extent these things are appreciated now and people are getting ready to do without their automobiles. What is not appreci ated, however, is that living without automobiles is only one of the things which we will have to get used to very shortly. Other large indus tries are about to be curtailed. Some of them will be chopped off sharply; others will be gradually reduced through priorities and other methods. The Government plan is to force them into war production wherever it is possible to convert for that purpose. But, where it is not possible to convert, the plan is to force them to release men and materials needed for war produc tion. I The big Idea, so far as possible, Is to force every business and Indi vidual to shift to a war' basis. The pressure to do this will be Irresistible and the dislocation very great. Most people will be affected heavily; everybody will be affected some. There will be no exceptions. As conversion to war uses progresses and plant after plant ceases making things for civilians, shortages In many things—In fact, in practically everything, will develop. The auto mobiles are just the start. Right now, they seem an overwhelming deprivation, but before this year is out we will be deprived of bo many other things to which we are accus tomed that the pain of that depriva tion will just be part of the whole. We may as well face the realties now. Half Measures Not Enough. This Is not mere talk; this is the truth, and the people ought to grasp the facts now and recognize their inevitability. This is a global war in which this Nation is threat ened as never before in its history. The only way In which the war can be won is by concentration of all our resources and all our strength upon winning it. Our enemies are ruthless, skilled and equipped. They cannot be crushed by half measures. Victory cannot be achieved merely by paying taxes and buying ljonds. The only way to win this war is by the conversion of the whole Nation to the business of winning it. Clearly, that cannot be done with out imposing hardships upon all the people. It cannot be done without requiring, in addition to sacrifices of income, sacrifices of many other things—luxuries, conveniences and even some things which we have come to consider necessities. That is the price we are going to have to pay for victory. It is an unescapable and a high price—but no matter how high, it must and should be paid. The sooner we begin to pay the cheaper it will be in the long run And the Government is everlastingly right in forcing us to convert, con serve and curtail. It is stark stu pidity to hoard because of shortages, or to pull back because of the pres sure. It is simply enlightened selfishness to co-operate with the Government — and to co-operate wholeheartedly and cheerfully. What else is there to do, anyway? • roDsnaht. i»4? > Where They Are Fighting (From, the National Geographic Society.) Kuala Lumpur—recently aban doned British outpost on the road to Singapore—was regarded as one of the most strategic positions In 1 the Eastern theater of war. Before-the war it also enjoyed a reputation as one of the garden spots of British Colonial life. If it , had been less than several weeks’ traveling distance from England.' it was said, the city would have become a major resort of the moth erland. Kuala Lumpur was the largest city as well as the capital of the Federated Mayal States. After Sing " apore, and Japanese-captured Pe ; nang. it was the third settlement I of all British Malaya. About 200 airline miles northwest of the vital Singapore base, it was an important rail junction and a focal point for roads extending in all directions. Less than three centuries ago, j however. Kuala Lumpur was a re j mote native center where heads were sold in the market place. In 1896 came the federation—under British protection—of the four Malay states of Perak, Selangor, Negri Sembelin, and Pahang. Kuala Lumpur, in Selangor, was selected as adminis trative headquarters for the new government. In time, motor roads were built, streets paved, electricity installed, and a number of govern ment buildings—designed in lavish Oriental style—were constructed. With the opening up of the rub ber Industry that followed the planting of huge rubber estates in the district. Kuala Lumpur became known as the "rubber capital cf the world.” The city continued to ex pand. By 1940 its population had increased from the 80,000 figure for 1920 to nearly 140.000. The foreign colony grew and the European at mosphere deepened. Clubs, hotels, public gardens, and smart shops appeared, together with recreation grounds for the tennis, horse racing, golf, polo, cricket and footbalL so dear to Englishmen's hearts, whether at home or in the jungle. Situated in the cool uplands, bark from the steaming Malay coast, peacetime Kuala Lumpur enjoyed the advantages of a pleasant climate as well as the color and variety cf the tropics. It was undisturbed by such natural disasters as earth quakes, common in this part of the world. When the heavy rains came they were carried off by the river which runs by the citv's door. The musical Malayan name of Kuala Lumpur means “Muddy River Mouth.'* SALE! January 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th! SHIRTS & PAJAMAS Fancy Patterns, O-N-L-Y-! Were S2.25, <| AP reduced to_ Were S2.50, t| AP reduced to... Were S3.00, tA AP reduced ,0 Were S3.SO, (A AP reduced ,a--- 4*0D Regularly $2.00 mow reduced to BUY NOW! —this may be the last Manhattan Sale in a long time. This Changing World South America Wants to Know How U. S. Will Help Fight Fifth Column By CONSTANTIN* BROWN. The Pan-American conference of foreign ministers, summoned hurriedly at Rio de Janeiro Im mediately after the Japanese at tacked the United States in the Pacific, opens tomorrow and will be presided over by one of the United States' staunchest friends —Brazilian Foreign Minister Os waldo Aranha. On the whole the chief Amer ican delegate. Undersecretary of State Sumner Welles, will find the atmosphere far more favor able than at previous confer ences. The specter of Nazism n 'SS** hangs heavily over our neighbors below the Rio Grande, and they won't need much prodding to throw their full weight on the side of the United States. The principal South American republics—Argentina, Brasil and Chile, still hesitate over the ex tent to which they can go with out danger to themselves. The other republics are prepared, however, not only to break com pletely with the "robber barons" of the Axis, but also to declare war on them and to contribute In every possible way to defeat of the Axis. The situation in Argentina is peculiar. The present govern ment represents mostly the landed aristocracy, big business and finance. It is slow in mak ing definite and far-reaching de cisions. In some quarters it is believed that outside of consid ering the United States as a non belligerent—thus making Argen tine ports available to American warships—it would not care to get Involved in the war. Government Must Be Cautious. However, the classes which the Buenos Aires government represents comprise less than 20 per cent of the population of Argentina and the other 80 per cent of the people are reported to be strongly in favor of full co-operation with the fighting democracies. Hence the Argen tine government must take care less an ill-advised or hasty de cision affect its position at home. Chile is equally reluctant to take drastic action for the time being because of internal condi tions. The Brazilian . government, under the leadership of President Getulio Vargas and Foreign Min ister Aranha, is in favor of •'all out'' action on the side of the United States. Whatever hesita tion existed in the past to break completely with the Axis has now been overcome. Brazil is in a tight spot, how ever, tighter than any other Latin American republic, because of the ; presence on her soil of consider able militant groups of Germans Citizen Group Protests Traffic Collateral Scale A protest to the District Commis sioners on the increase in collateral for minor traffic violations was au thorized by the Logan-Thomas Cir cle Citizens’ Association last night. The group contended the new scale would not decrease the number of offenses and would work numerous hardships at a time when people can 111 afford them. Kenneth C. Robbins, secretary of the association and a member of ; the auxiliary police, outlined the duties and responsibilities of per sons volunteering for that service. He urged members to join in this and Japanese. These groups may create serious trouble, it la feared. It is possible that the Braillians want to hear from the lips of Mr. Welles himself exactly what mili tary, naval and air support they may expect in event these mili tant Nazis and Japs stir up trouble. It has been an open secret for years that the Germans—some of whom are second and third gen eration descendants of Immi grants to Brazil—are well organ ized in fighting groups and well provided with material for guer rilla warfare. Until recently German ships which broke through the British blockade brought to Brasil be sides certain quantities of mer chandise to keep up the illusion of trade equipment for their mili tant nationals. This equipment is reported to have included, in some Instances, planes. Japanese A Isa Could Jain. The Japanese, according to re liable reports, are less well organ ized, but these settlers, following German orders, could Join in the fray and cause serious trouble in the country. If the Axis follows its usual pattern of intimidation, the mov ing pictures it is exhibiting in some sections of South America now are indicative of what may happen there shortly. Japanese Aims depicting the destruction wrought at Pearl Harbor are now being shown, together with Ger man propaganda Aims These pictures, which certainly have been doctored, but are basically correct, show the plight of Amer ican men-of-war and planes on the fateful day qf December 7. TTiey were taken by Japanese flyers who escaped American guns. Nazi agents are discreetly re minding the South Americans that such pictures were shown in Norway and Holland on the eve of the Nazi invasion. There has been no verbal threat. The pic tures are allowed to speak for themselves. These showings are going on in at least eight Latin American republics at the present time. They have an unquestionable effect on the governments there, which are not particularly well prepared to cope with large-scale Insurrection. And tile question which will be put to the United States delegation will undoubt edly be. “How many men, how many ships and especially how many planes can you send us to protect the country from the Nazi fifth column?" On the positive answer given these republics will depend to a great extent the success of the Rio de Janeiro meeting. work, as a number of men still are needed from this section. The group voted their usual *5 donation to the Boys' Club of Wash ington. Mrs. Ella M. Thompson, presi dent, presided over the meeting, which was held at her home, 1120 Rhode Island avenue N.W. CLASSES STARTING JANUARY IS SPANISH FRENCH-CERMAN Btrlitt Method it acallaMs ONLY il THE BERLITZ SCHOOL »f LANGUAGES Hill BISi., 17th A Et« NAtlaaml TILL some peop now SLOANE’S IS NOW AT 1018 CONNECTICUT We jumped in a cab, ourselves, the other day-. . . with lots of things on our mind. "Sloane's,” we said . . . and slumped back in the seat. Before we knew ir, we were turning into 12th Street. Well, we felt pretty silly .. • for it was over six months ago that we sold our 12th Street store to the U. S. Government. Yes, we’re now at 1018 Connecticut. And a very nice little shop we have there, too, our friends tell us. We've some wonderful gifts. And, of course, all those things you associate with the name of Sloane . . . rugs, furniture, fabrics, accessories . . • fine things for your home. Courtesy Parking—Triangle Park ing Center—1017 lSth St. N.W. W*J SLOANE 1018 CONNECTICUT! McLemore— Driver's Test Gives Columnist Trouble By HENBY MeLEMOBE. DAYTONA BEACH, FI*.—Up until a few month* ago. Florida didn't care who drove an automobile. Any one who had one or could get hold of one could get right in and start driving. Parent* filled that awkward gap when chil dren are too old for a tricycle and too young for a bicycle by letting them tool the family car around. It was nothing to be driven half off the road by a ■car? Mtltaon. beardless 8-year-old Barney Oldfield, scorching along the highway in an effort to get to primary school on time. Neither was it any novelty to play tag on the roads with cars driven by ladles of such an age that they remembered Molly Pitcher as a girl, nor by old gaffers who had come down for a touch of the sun and to celebrate their safe return from the first battle of Bull Run. Also, perfectly welcome on the roads were those Just learning to drive. The fact that many of them didn't bother to carry a teacher along made for many thrilling and interesting jousts with ears going in the opposite direction. * * * * Then some alert legislator heard of the driver's tests used in other States, and now Floridians have to pass one. Having been out of the State when this law went Into effect, one of the first things I had to do on coming down this winter was to take my examination. The fact that I have driven a car since the days when a Saxon roadster was the smartest Job on the roads, and have ; driven across this country so many I times that the Continental Divide calls me by my first name, didn't make any difference. The inspector said he wanted to see for himself how I handled a machine and how well I know the rules of the road. All I have to say Is this: There Is no better way to find out whether you are a man or a mouse than to take a driver's test with one of those j cynical, critical, hard-boiled inspec I tors sitting beside you and watching j your every move as if you were an escaped lunatic playing with a bomb. I might as well admit that I turned out to be a mouse. I'm telling you that if a cat came into this room right now he would make a bee line for me and, after rolling me on the floor between his paws, I call in all the cat pals he was obli gated to for the biggest, if not the best banquet, they had ever enjoyed. , The only person who could have been proud of my performance dur ; ing the test would have been Lucky : Tetter of the Lucky Tetter Hell j Drivers Circus. You know, the gents who tum cars over, run them together head on. and generally ■ drive like the average Los Angeles ! motorist. I would have sworn when I step ped into the car for my test that there weren't five better automobile parkers In America than myself. But with the inspector glaring at me I went half way up on the side walk and narrowly escaped side swiping a batch of innocent tour ists playing shuffle board. The inspector himself began to get ; nervous after I had stalled the car on one of the bridges crossing the Halifax River, and when I all but ran over a Greyhound bus in an effort to demonstrate how easily and gracefully I could turn around on I a thoroughfare, he placed his hand | on the door handle and kept it there | for the remainder of the test. If he passes me. it will be only because he is afraid that if he flunks me he will draw the assign ment to give me another chance. As a man who has driven in Florida a great deal, I was sur prised to find that the driver's test did not include a demonstration of how to avoid hitting cows that walk on highways. Every one who drives in this State should be a master of that phase of driving. The Florida cow has a strain of hitch-hiker's blood mixed in it. It will scorn the lushest pasture to stroll cn asphalt and concrete, and teas its horns at you as if asking for a lift to Palm Beach or Miami. They are friendly souls, too, and if you blow your horn at them they take it as an invitation to get in. It requires a particular kind of skill to swerve around them. Novices often finish their journey through Florida with the front of their car resembling a big game hunters trophy room, with a fine set of cow antlers on one fender, a razorback hog tusk on the other, and a brace of wild roosters and hens decorat ing the radiator grill and hood. Come on down. You'll have a sporty trip. (Dl»tribute^ by McH*ufht Syndicate, Inc.) tO From Capital Schools At Corpus Chrisli Base Ten men from Washington schools are taking basic flight training at :he Corpus Christi Naval Air Station, the Navy announced yesterday. These men, with others from all parts of the country-, are working toward the status of flyers in naval aviation. Enrolled at the station from George Washington University are Thomas F. Brown, 4107 Illinois avenue N.W ; James A. Chesson of Roper, N. C.; W. C. Reimhardt of Seattle, Wash.; Robert B. Toof of Aurora, Nebr.; George Wagner of Blairstown, Iowa; W. A. Wear of Springfield, Mo.: J. W. Dodd of Oklahoma. Tex., and V. M. Adler of San Francisco, Calif. Georgetown University Is rep resented by Marcelino ostinata of Newark, N. J„ and Wilson Teach#**' College sent John M. Fletcher, git Belmont road N.W. After graduation and commission ing the new officers will be retained ashore as instructors or assigned to Jie fleet and active war duty.