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  January -

GUS DROPS IN FOR PIE

July -

GUS EARNS AN ASSIST

  February -

GUS SLOWS A SPEEDER

August -

GUS IS TAKEN FOR A RIDE

  March -

GUS GIVES SPECIAL SERVICE

September -

GUS COMES HOME TO TROUBLE

  April -

GUS TAMES A BUCKING FLIVVER

October -

GUS AND THE HARMONIC PIXIE

  May -

GUS SETTLES AN INTERNATIONAL INCIDENT

November -

GUS SPOTS DOUBLE TROUBLE

  June -

GUS SHORT CUTS A LONG JOB

December -

GUS PRESCRIBES AN OIL CHANGE

 

In the News...

●    Britain nationalizes coal mines (Jan. 1). Peace treaties for Italy, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Finland signed in Paris (Feb. 10).

●    Soviet Union rejects U.S. plan for UN atomic-energy control (March 4).

●    Truman proposes Truman Doctrine, which was to aid Greece and Turkey in resisting communist expansion (March 12).

●    Marshall Plan for European recovery proposed - a coordinated program to help European nations recover from ravages of war (June). (By the time it ended in 1951, this "European Recovery Program" had cost $13 billion.)

●    India and Pakistan gain independence from Britain (Aug. 15).

●    U.S. Air Force pilot Chuck Yeager becomes first person to break the sound barrier (Oct. 14).

●    Jackie Robinson joins the Brooklyn Dodgers.

●    Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl published.

Automotive News

●   Henry Ford dies at 83