Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on March 20, 1952 · Page 8
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Alton, Illinois
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f»AQ8 EIGHT ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, MARCH 20, i«t Editorial We'll Find Ojil If HIP.V Cftn Itcml For nuny years prosecutor* *nt\ police officrn navt excinoJ thcmsclvc< for not enforcing anti- "It'i hard 10 get I lie evidence ami we'i »ct Anyone to testily for in," wj» (he main tenor of their excuses. Rock Island and Sanxamon county, however, appear to have discovered a better way, now (hat we have a federal gambling licensing law. And usefulness of (he method was well-exemplified Wednesday when 59 holders of federal gambling licmsc!) in Rock Island 'county turned over (heir stamp* to ihc circuit court grand jury and asked thai they he cancelled immediately. The gr.ind jury noting the published names of persons to whom federal gambling permits had been issued, aubpcnacd all those 1 listed. The grand jury asked them to explain what: they had been doing with the licenses, and what they intended doing with them. Some simply denied intention of violating Illinois' anti-gambling laws. A few refused to answer qticricn on grounds of self-discrimination. But all, without exception, voluntarily surrendered their gambling stamps and asked the grand jury to turn them back to the revenue bureau for cancellation. Thi» action, and further gambling, of course, would lay them open to federal investigation and prosecution. Of course grand jury proceedings are supposed to be secret. It may be the Madison county circuit court grand jury, now in session, and our prosecutor, have had some similar plans afoot. Our own county officials might he excused if they weren't intelligent enough to contrive such a method of closing up the gambling in Madison county. Nevertheless, it's doubtful that none of them know* how to read. And certainly enough has been published about the Rock and Sangamon county formula in the newspapers of the area so that they could have informed themselves about it in the last six months or so. The grand jury's report at the end of this week may shed some light on the literacy of our county officials. President Truman; learned at Key West, Ma., how papa, sea horses bear their young. Mama lays her egg* in a pouch on the male who carrien the eggs until they hatch. The President: was amused. JJut how about the papa *ca horse? A 98-passcngcr school bus was stolen from * parking lot in Los Angeles. Doubtless, a lot of kids wish they had been in it. Might fin Well «i»l. gome Fun Out of li A delightful quality in human nature is the ability of pc-ople observing the after-effects of a tornado —one that is not too serious, of course—to enjoy the experience. At Kane the other morning after the. storm unroofed a few houses and banged up some trcer and the like, there were curioui motorists cruising about, the village to see the sightJ. Older kids stayed our. of school to watch the cleanup and r<i talk .'bout the twister. They were having a rollicking good time. Even some of those residents hit. by the big wind seemed to enjoy the aftermath of the experience and would talk of i* with an animation and interest that cannot stem from a sense of loss, In a similar way, the Kane incident a small scale replica of Horida before and after ,i hurricane. In West Palm Reach, for example, the residents follow the hurricane reports, play-by-play, as the bi rt ' blow approaches. They rush to board up their homes and put in a supply of canned goods and candles and then settle back for the fearsome thrill of "riding it out." After the storm everybody gets together to swap stories of what happened. Seems like a mighty good tiling that folks can have this attitude toward the elfcci.s of such storms, when the damage is not too extensive and when no one is re.illy hurt. As long as they have to pay for the damage, they might as well get some enjoyment out. of it, One definition of .success: Any other woman*! husband! C!lv«» Priority to !!<>)< llfgliwfiy Contemplated improvement of Route 100 will create a network of access roads to this community would Ix- the envy of any city of comparable si/e. Yet, with all these improvements, the bottleneck .11 State and Dclmar is stiH with us. Ironically, two of tlie newest and smoothest roads will feed into a narrow squeeze. We wouldn't even hint that these roads are not needed but there is evidently a greatet need for planning new access highways. While the road improvements .soon to be launched arc welcome, priority should be given consideration of the plan for belt highway to .skirt the city. Such ,i road would remove the most pressing traffic problem, that, created by commercial vehicles traveling on our already crowded streets. A man carved 100 words-on a grain of rice—probably the start of a cereal story. There is only one downfall you should laugh off —the one provided by rain. Pearson's Merry-Go-Round Congress Ducks Probing WASHINGTON 1 , March 20, • Two Capitol cloak-room maneuvers recently have Illustrated why the public gets disillusioned over the double-morality standard of Congress. Maneuver No, 1 was the strategy used by Republicans and southern Democrats to try to kill the Internal Revenue Reform bill pulling tax collectors under civil service. Originally proposed by Herbert Hoover, this reform should have had 100 percent GOP backing. Instead, the cloak-room strategy of Republican loaders was to pressure all senators not up for re-election this year to vote against it. Behind this strategy was the fact that GOP loaders knew the public was for the lax reform. They also know that any Republican senator facing election this year would have to vote for the reform. But after a year or so they figured the public would forgot. That was why the heat was put on Sen. Frank Carlson of Kansas, an Eisenhower man, to vole with the Old Guard. Only recently elected, leaders figured Carlson could weather public reaction, and the public would have time to forget before his Ve-elcction in I!)5U. Though most Eisenhower senators voted for tho tax reform, Carlson knuckled under to GOP leaders. That was also why such Old Guard Republicans as Brcwsler of Maine and Bricker of Ohio voted against the GOP leadership. They nre up for re-election this tall, and n vote against tax reform might have hurt their chances. That was alsp why the heat was put on Nebraska's newly-appointed Fred Sea Inn. Since ho is not running for re-election, colleagues figured bo had nothing to lose. However, Seaton, a forthright newspaper publisher and one of Ihc best new members of the Senate, voted his convictions for taking tax collection out of politics. Clean-up Team Tho senators who really put across the tax-reform were a team of three young freshmen: Mike Monroncy of Oklahoma, Utah Moody of Michigan, and Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota, nil Democrats, These three youngsters, serving their first terms in the Senate, hammered home tho point that Congress couldn't merely talk about corruption, it bad to clean up corruption. In doing so they risked the un-} dying enmity of old-timers like; George of Georgia and other mem- j bers of the aristocratic Senate li-1 nance committee one of tho most' powerful bodies in Congress. Its j members not only write the tax Jaws but have a habit of blackballing anyone who seeks membership on their committee who does not agree with them. However, the young clean-up team of freshmen Moody, Monroney and Humphrey not only opposed them but slapped them down to resounding defeat. Maneuver No. 2 was the strategy of certain senators in attacking corruption clean-up man Newbold Morris before he could smear them; and behind this, is tho fact that you can investigate everyone in Washington—provided you don't investigate'a member of that exclusive club called Congress. One senator who learaed this lesson the hard way, and who participated in the Newbold Morris smearing, is GOP Sen. Homer Ferguson of Michigan. Alton Evening Telegraph PublUhed by Alton Telegraph Printing Company P. B. COUSLKY, Publisher and Editor Puhllohed Dally Subscription Price 30 cents weekly by carrier, bv innll »7,no B year within 100 nillen; $10.00 beyond 100 mile*. Entered •» neconri-olnjii innttnr nl Uio pojtoffleH «t Alton. III. Act of Congren March 3, 1R70. MEMBEIl OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tho Aflsoclnted Press Is exclusively entitled to.the HUB (or publication ot nil Hewn dispatches credited to It or not otherwise credited to thin puprr and to the locnl new* published htireln. Local Advertising Ratei and contract Information on application at the Telegraph business otflce. Ill Eusl Iliniul- wny, Alton, III. National Ailvcrllninu Honreientutlve, Weit-llolllday Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit. As a member of the old Senate investigating committee, Ferguson started a probe of the commodity speculation of Sen. Klmer Thomas of Oklahoma. Shortly thereafter Thomas wrote Ferguson a pungent, private letter in which be warned the Michigan Senator to- lay off or he, Thomas, would expose certain operations of Ferguson's son-in-law with Chrysler Airlemp Sales Corp.; also insinuated that ladies in the Ferguson family had received presents of fur coats. "You will no doubt be surprised to know (bat among my letters and reports," wrote Sen, Thomas, ".... charges have been made that certain wealthy automobile interests, acting through lady members of inside organisations have son of Michigan. He promptly dropped the probe of bis fellow member of the Senate club. However, the charges made by Sen. Thomas against Ferguson never have been probed, including Ferguson's voles for the automobile industry and the favors extended to his son-in-law by Chrysler, and a'.slock interest by Mrs. Ferguson in the Chrysler Airlemp Sales Agency. Various other congressmen have interesting records the public has a right to know something about, which is Ihe real reason for the move to deny Newbold Morris the power of subpoena. The public has a right, to know, for instance, about the peculiar operations of Congressman Frank Hoy kin of Alabama in gelling a STfiO.OOO HFC loan for the Mobile Paper Co., after which he and his four children showed up wilh stock Side Glances By Oalbralth >T •.*•(. a. ftp t»»J !•» Ht« »««•»>»«. *•»-_ "I belong to three clubs aiding the needy — no wonder I'm gaining so much, with those extra lunches!" David Lawrence People's Will In Primaries Is Advanced WASHINGTON, March 20 — The American people are being given a demonstration of why it is becoming important for Congress to consider the idea of a nation-wide presidential preference primary. The "write-in" by voters on both the Republican and Democratic sides in Minnesota shows that the people will not be denied an opportunity to participate in the selection of party nominees and that they are tired of a system which permits tricks and legal devices to keep prominent names off the ballot. There were approximately 175,000 "write-ins" from both Democratic and Republican voters as against 250.000 phrey, Stasscn, votes for Hum- arid Sletteclahl, whose names were the only ones on the ballot. While the totals represent a record in Minnesota, there have hern other* instances in other slates where the same thing ha socctirred, but nation-wide attention has never before been focused on HIP true significance of that form of expression. The people have not. yet expressed themselves on an even more vital aspect — namely, where the delegates to the national convention are selected by political cliques or organizations and ignore tho popular preference. The American people are slowly discovering that, in the process of selecting a president, they have had very little to say about choosing the two major-party nominees and they must vote for one or the other without in that company. i, ,, . . . . . , i having really been able to pick The puhlie. has a right to know ! som ,, onp ,,, se Bs thp ,. im ,iidate of about the lax influence of C'O!'; ,1,^,- p Mr ,y for the final balloting. Sen. Styles Bridges of New I lamp- i .,.,„. pdui . ; ,| iona | proi . PSS in Amet- shire regardmg Ihe $,.000.000 tax | k . a , s Som0 |imes stimulated by a case of a Baltimore liquor dealer, at which time Bridges proposed a salary increase for the man he asked lo go easy on the case- chief' Internal Revenue Counsel Charles Oliphant. Immediately following publication of these facts, Republican senators confirmed their belief in a double-morality standard for Congress by electing Bridges Republican leader. liiil while Congress reserves the right to investigate every other official in Washington, il wants no one investigating it. And word had got out that. Newbold Morris was made gifts of valuable coals, dress- just foolhardy enough to turn the es and other items to certain mem- spotlight not merely on the bu- bcrs of your family. rcaucrats but on Congress. Thai's "1 have personally written this | Ihe duel' reason why he got it in I nol in order to keep il strictly private," Sen. Thomas concluded. "However, lor fear 1 may hereafter need a copy. I have had Ihe sheets photostated, but I do not plan to make Ihe contents puhhc unless I deem Ihc public interest ! ahsls. It was Ihc neck. Senators probing Morris never delved into the all-important fact that the Chinese Shipping company he headed was linanced almost en- iang Kai-shek Nation- who financed concrete example of how something ought no! to be done. The nominating machinery in the past has often been manipulated by bosses and organizations. The 1952 pro-convention campaign is being watched more closely than any- other in tho past half-century. Whether it is because means of communications are better, or because the contests are being more vigorously fought than heretofore with a maximum of publicity and j discussion, the fact remains IM\ | Ihe action of the | to the national conventions this i.vear will lit scrutinized to deter- Smine whether they carry out the of Ihe people of their stales. The Minnesota primary went to Bad Memory Not Necessary For Anybody By HAL BOVLK NEW YORK. <ff> — People who complain of having a had memory often merely are running away from life. This Is the crmclusion of Dr. Bruno Furst, who has taught 25,000 people to remember better. "With many people forgetting is a kind of escapism," he said. "If they are not satisfied in life, if they are discontented with their marriage, they want to forget certain things. And this decreases their powers of memory generally." Dr. Furst, a former criminal lawyer forced to flee Germany by the Nazi regime, recalls he had trouble "wilh what is called a bad memory when I was a student myself. "That Is why I went into this work. Today I have no trouble remembering anything I wish." Mentiil Keats One of his own mental gymnastic feats is to glance through a fleck of cards and then repeat them aloud in order. Ho believes practically anyone who will train his mind can do the same thing. The system he developed is now taught at several universities, including Yale and Brooklyn College. It Is built on the principles of concentration, observation, and the use of key symbols that have a power of association with the objects or persons to be remembered. His students range from housewives to top executives. "The most general complaint people make Is they can't remember nam,es or faces, and this embarrasses them socially or In their jobs," he said. "But. there is no reason why you cannot meet 30 complete strangers at a party and afterward recall them accurately by name and face." Gnidiintion Test As a matter of fact, that Is one of Ihe graduation tesls for his students after completing his 10-week course. The 61-year-old mnemonic expert Is also a professional graphologist, or handwriting analyst, star chess player, slelght-of-hand artist, and hypnotist. By mental concentrav tion he can increase or slow th» tempo of his own heart beat. "The American hcmsewife needs memory training even more than the people In professional or business life," said Dr. Furst. "A survey I made showed that SO out of 100 had to write down their shopping lists. The rest depended on memory, but 13 admitted that they sometimes forgot an item." I!uf people, as he r/hserved. usually concentrate their memory on what is closest to their h.-arl. Did 25 and 5O Years Ago March 20, 1927 At a meeting of 100 men In the- Mineral Springs hotel, the Alton bridge project was formally launched and on the following day team captains reported $50.000 had been raised in 2<1 hours time. Under team captain Asa Ifarris wore F. L. Mnnn«, I',. Joohl, I. Winter, .1. J. Mullen, H. H. Heardslee, John K. Byron. Newton Baker, E. W. Schrimpf, A. M. Gross- helm, I. M. Clark, H. F. Hoefert, A. M. Cooper, C. W. Br-ntley; team capt. If. L. Meyer had E, M. Gaddls. B. L. VanPreter, M. J. Luer, C. A. Yancey, J. F. fioeken, A. W. Sherwood, Dr. M. Pfeiffenberger, W. L. Budde, Col. R. L. Jackson, J. J. Rubenstein, Eben Rodgers, H. S. Wold, J. T. Corbel 1 .; (.'apt. H. F. Horstmann had A. B. Neuhaus, J. Cassella.. J. A. Grosjhelm, A. B. Cox, John Ross, Edgar C. Ifoefert, H. Brokaw, F. H. Minshall, A. T. Bivens; Capt. J. C. Faulstich had T. W. Williams, E. B. Whltcomb, H. T. Heuser, J. E. Schwaab, W. 0. Hays, Otto Threde, George J. Williams, E. L. Jacoby. J. D. Grossheim, Max Greenfield. W. M. Linn. W. E. Queen, B. K. Bauman, Bert Elfgen; Capt. John Thies had J. A. Kieselhorst, Harry Johnston, L. ^M. Carr, T . Davis, George Brunner, William Feldwisch, W. R. Curtis, C. O. Jungck, H. C. Brice, Hugh Harris, Willis Swope, J. W. Schmonller; Capt. G. B. Springman had O. E. George, Edgar Rice, Walter L. Budde, Harold Meyer, Clem Noll, N. O. Wilhite, Dr. H. E. Middlelon, Fred Weber, U. E. McFarlaml, G. T. Davis; Capt. C. L. Goulding had C. J. Jacoby, T. W. Butler, J. Uibright. A. F. Claude, Robert Goulding, J. Venardos, Carl A. Hartmann, Martin Bristow, A. B. Duncan Preston Lovis; Capt. Maurice Sesscl had W. J. Carthaus, F. E. Coppinger, Herman Reck, If. P. Camp, Seymour i,i.nduu, 0. ff. Gnori'- 1 ': Capt. J. B. Maxfield had A. W. Rice, A. W. Fischer, Fred Weber, E. B: Wright; Capt. MeKinley hart the Rev. John N. Morrison, Leo J. Voege, W. D. W. Bernard, Dr. A. Don Stocker, H. M. Schweppe, J. B. Marsh, H. G. Powell, J. D. Campbell; Capt. H. G. Giberson had Irby Winkler, C. G. Gaskey, 'V. E. Alien, C. G. Luft. Frank Crosby, W. J. Baer, H. E. Bishop, W. F. Lohmkuhl, O. W. Waite, Charles Heint.z. Storm brought hail and rain to the area, and first reports said 28 were killed in tornadoes and many towns raxed in Arkansas and Missouri. Minor damage throughout Alton was reported and a. heck showed the lississippi river had risen one foot in .12 hours. Strong wind had twisted two gasoline tanks from their moorings underground at. a filling station at. Washington avenue and Brown street. The tanks had been installed just the day before. Mrs. Harriet Worden and Mrs. Ethel Lessner had filed petition" to run for, respectively, assistant supervisor and justice of peace. The YWCA fund campaign had ended in five days with the amount raised several hundred dollars in excess of its quota. March 20, 1902 Under direction of O, J. Gossrau, WhitP llussnr hand gave its annual concert before a large and appreciative audience in Temple Theater. Fred Pates appeared as vocalist and the audience encored after enrh of his proftiammed numbers. Ed Schoeffler, the band's new trap drummer, proved a real "find" for the organization, and his performansc evoked appreciative comment. Royal Italian Band was to follow the local band as the next attraction at Temple Theater. The 2 percent tax imposed on fire insurance companies by the city council, under a new state law, was counted on to pay for the city'i new fire department equipment, and to make possible purchase of additional equipment as time went on. Latest reports Indicated that about $52,000 In receipts of the insurance companies would be taxable In th« first year of the new levy, and that the city would receive about $1000. Due to an increase in insurance rates, now effective, the tax was expected to net about $1250 in the next year. Under the old ratei, insurance statistics showed, companies doing business here had experienced a net loss of $119,000 in the last five years. With a large program of river Improvement work planned in this district, the government fleet, which wintered near Portage, was being mad« ready for early activity. A group of Alton men were recruited as ship carpenters, and accompanied Frank Zimmermann to Portage to report for duty. W. J. Edinger, a construction superintendent for Southern Illinois Construction Co. on the Canard mill Job, escaped a 4-story fall when he was jolted off a Swaying elevator only to bounce back ori when he struck a joist. His sole injury was a sever* hip bruise. The fifth anniversary of the opening of Alton Woman's home was informally observed by the women's organization sponsoring the institution. Mr. and Mrs. John Bailey of 1008 East Third street were blessed for the second time by the birth of twins. Latest arrivals at their home were soni. Their first twin children were a boy and girl, The 42nd birthday Of Robert Ferry, popular glassblower, was marked by a party arranged by his wife, and his daughter, Miss Isabel Ferry. More than 100 guests were present at the family home, 1412 East Third street. An impromptu program included a mesmerism act by George PlTelan, some graphaphone selections to piano accompaniment, arranged by C. S. Lehr, and violin selections • by Col. James Pack. Richard Evans and Miss Lulu Magee were united in marriage. Julius Hilt announced as a candidate for trustee at North Alton. Miss Helen Sherwood left for Independence, la., to begin training as a nurse. Robert S. Allen Reports Reds Covet Island Dr. Fursl ever wife who forgot her wedding versa rv? of a house. atmi- WASHINGTON, March 20.—Russia again is secretly trying to get its aggressive paws on strategic Spitsbergen Island in the Arctic Ocean. Spitzbergen, owned by Norway, lies directly north of that country and due east of Greenland, where the U. S. is enlarging its nir and naval bases. Soviet domination of Spitzbergen would outflank these important, military installations, as well as those on nearby Iceland. The Kremlin's newest move is highly ominous. It may portend an outright move to seize Spitzbergen later this year, as part of ,a far-flung plan to militarize the Arctic that the Reds have been secretly pressing for five years. Lt. Gen. Robert K. Taylor, NATO air commander in this northern sector, is so concerned over the Spitzgergen development that he has called official attention to it in several urgent reports. He has I warned this area may be the scene i of Moscow's next act of aggres- j sion. Russia's latest designs on Spitzbergen follow the general line of a previous attempt in 1947. That time, the Reds tried to seize a foothold by pressuring Norway into agreeing to a so-called "joint" military control of the strategic island. Norway refused to be pressured. It flatly rejected Moscow's schemes. However, as a token of friendliness in those early post-war years, Norway withdrew its military garrison on Spitz- hergen. Since then. Norway has restored its troops there and. also, joined the North Atlantic Pact military alliance. Moscow's secret new demands are again camouflaged wilh a "joint control" proposal. But it's as phony as the original one. Norway and the NATO Command are fully aware that once Russia is permitted to put armed forces on Spilzbergen, it would be only a short time before the Reds would be complete masters of the strategic island. The Pentagon has known for a long time that Russia is constructing an elaborate syslem of bases, fortifications and other military installations throughout the vast reaches of the icy Arctic. This far-flung military chain extends from Franz Josef Land, a small set of islands, once owned by Austria, northeast of Spitzbergen, to Wrangel Island, in the East Siberian Sea, off the northwestern tip of Alaska. Between these two anchor points, Russia already has established, on numerous islands across the entire length of its 10.000-mile Polar perimeter, more than 50 airfields and 140 radio stations. Most of these bases are operational only part of the year. But they are manned by troops and technicians all year around, and their significance lies in this grim fact: This network of military bases provides the Reds with short direct bombing routes lo key targets in the U. S. and Europe, Russian islands in the Arctic known to be fortified include Kotlas, Ustussa, Obdorsk, Beresov, Samorovo. Port-Ust, Norilsk, Ja- kutsk, Jinsk, Ust Maja, Nowo Mari insk, Nogajewo, Ochotsk, Ajan ! Neld. 1 The I'. S. Air Force is building \ a large new field at Thule, in northwestern Greenland. Prayer for O God, who in Christ has revealed to us the good news of peace on earth, grant us to know that peace must dwell in our hearts before 'it is manifest in the world. Help us then to remove the dis- peace in ourselves by acknowledging our sinful ambitions and seek- I ing forgiveness. And so make us instruments of peace among men. Amen. —Norman D. Kennedy, Regina Sask., moderator of the General Assembly, The Presbyterian Church in Canada. (Copyright 1952, A National Council ol Churches Hellglous Feature) Answers To Questions n\SKt\ — A reader can get the answer to an> question of fact by writing The Telegraph Information Bureau 1200 Eye Street, N. W., Washing ton 5, O.C. Please enclose thret (3) cents for return postage. Industrial output in Britain In 19.")I was 45 percent above the 193S level. Q. When was the decimal poini first used? B. B. A. Decimals as we know them were not. used until the latter pan of the 16th century. The decima; point is said to have been invented by Bartholomacus Pitiscus in 161U. and was used by Napier in hi! logarithms. Q. Do moths and butterflies Increase in size after they emerge from the larva stage? D.D. A. These insects do not appert in the winged form until they HP completely developed and there i< no further growth in this stage. anil condoned sending cargoes to will be served thereby." Hot 1'otnlo Communist China. This was enough for Sen Fergu-l (Copyright. TOOM'llYILLi: I 01 KS If;/ Fontaine I o.v BUCK*' BURPEM , TAX COLLECTOR // 3-.20-52- ' Harold Slassen on the Republican I pier with a side, being a "favorite son" and a former governor of the state, it was natural for him to top all others. His was the only prominent name on the Republican ballot due to the technicalities or the political etiquette which caused the Talt supporters to discourage a contest with a "favorite son." 1-Uit nevertheless the "write-In" of more than 110.000 voles by the followers of Eisenhower and around 25,000 by Taft supporters is an indication that the people really wanted an opportunity to express themselves on all the prominent personalities and should have been given i hat opportunity through a printed ballot. Not everybody know [that a "write-in" was lawful. le memory training. 1 In Ihc case of the Minnesota | primary, it was possible for the Czechs Fenced In viF.VNA, March 20, - The MIRROR OF YOUR MIND American - sponsored newspaper Winner Kurier said today Czech | workers are constructing a wiroj fence along the Czrvh-Austrian bor- j dor to prevent the escape of refugees, j ICeds «iet IJpply PARIS. March 20, .-I 1 ' - French officials said today that Hritisb. •French and American diplomats here have agreed on a joint reply to the Soviet L'nion's latest pro- j posal for an all-Uerman peace i treaty. The first British electric typewriter is on display al a Miiiii'ins;- ham Ideal Office .backers of certain candidates to j primaries to interfere \\iih the | withdraw their names before the|f ree choice of the people But ballot was printed. All this tends j eventually the American people only to confuse the issue. In a na-| are goillg to insist on havj| mo .. e uon-uide primary, properly set up. | , 0 say ahout who the Uvo mon ( , om . there would not be any chance for j ing up fo| . election in November Picking and choosing certain stales | should be To he forced . to ( , hoos(? ! lor a battleground. The names ol j between two presidential nominees fall those qualified to enter could | neither of whom is the free choice be placed on the national ballot by j of , he people (loesn ., s . llisf , , he a federal law and the national , r e ql jj,. pmpnfs of a truo sysfcm of party convention could then ratify representaHve govpmrnpnt (the actual selection so that there: As for )hp mamiei . of SP ], v , iM a uoiild be no issue of constitution- fhp vi( . p pl . psidpnti this is thf , a '''V- .worst defect of the present sys- Varlous proposals for a nation-i fpm p rat . ti .. a ,| y no voling is done wide primary to select a president - |n (hp prilllaries for the vi( , e -pres- and vice president are before Con- ; identia , nomillo0i vct thiw times gress. but there are many points |n the , as| 5Q ;. s a vi( , e j_ By I.AWKENCK GOULD . Consulting Psychologist capacity for "abstract thinking' as well as an almost, total lack ol interest in other people. Brain surgery may he useful when I bo one alternative is life-long hos- pitalixalion, but "should never br resorted to in disease where spontaneous recovery may be e\ peeled, even though the patieni may have to suffer for a longet period." ! that would have to be ironed out ; before the nation-wide preference < svstem could overcome some of tho .devices that are being used in state | dent has becomee president and influenced as a remarkable extent [the history of the t'niterl States. Are extroverts " I 1 Answer: They are usually i thought 10 be so in a country i which inclines to measure people j by their v isihle achievements, j and it is true that men who lend to ignore .their own and other I people's emotional problems are I Ihe ones who generally build ! bridges, develop great industries and lead armies. But it is also true that their absorption in "practical" interests may be a method of escape from frustrations and dissatisfactions which they dare not I face, and that many people who take pride in never thinking about themselves are tense and unhappy. The really well-adjusted person is one who has faced and solved his inner problems. well-adjusted-? Are matpria , llH . PnUves th e strongest? Answer: No. writes F. C. Bart- leit inl he British Journal of Psv chology. External incentives lik.> rewards and/or punishments cause a temporary increases in a worker's output by making him exert more effort per hour o( work. But the only permar.r-rit in cenlives are "interenal 1 ' ones like the feeling that your work i- No. says Or. Kurt worth while, for these lessen th< : eminent neuropsycbia- amount of elfort which the WO:K is an exaggeration. Pa- demands and ihus make it possible lo work more hours a dav if necessary, and to have a longer Does brain surgery make "human vegetables"? Answer: (joldstein. tnsi. That tienis who have been "loboto- mizeri" may, for instance, pass (Copyright, 1953) conventional intelligence tests working lifetime. The chief L au-r without evidence of damage. But of fatigue is "resistance" to hav- this does not mean their minds ing to work and this is lessened and personalities are unaffected, or eliminated if your work bringl Subtler tesls reveal the loss of the you inner satisfaction. Fc*tiu-t« 5yndic»t«. Inc.)

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