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OtherViews PAGE 4 Garden City Telegram Saturday, June 12, 1971 Kansas and Taxes So your taxes are too high in Kansas. That has been the dominant political theme in the state since 1966, picked up by Republican legislators in 1971. But don't try telling that to Rep. Jo&n W. Byrnes. He knows a thing about taxes, too. Byrnes is from Wisconsin. He also is the ranking Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee, which knows a thing about taxes, too. It originates all federal taxes. Various state and municipal spokesmen appeared before the House committee in Washington this week to plead the case of revenue sharing. They need the money, the committee was told, as who doesn't? But the five states represented at the day's session heard the riot act—all with good manners and in gentlemanly fashion—read by Byrnes. Kansas, Ohio, Texas, Indiana and Virginia, whose agents were there to ask for more, federal dollars, all are below the national average in the amount of state and local taxes they levy upon their residents. The national average is 13.95 per cent of personal income. Byrnes said. Kansas is the highest of the five states present for his lesson in taxation, and its state-local tax rate is 13.65. "Texas doesn't even impose an income tax of its own," said Brynes, "yet you're here asking for more money. How I can say to my constituents, with high income taxes, that the federal government will give more to Texas?" That's a good question and there will be a pause for an answer. Meanwhile Kansans should not inundate themselves in their own tears about the tax situation in this state. Despite all the words shouted from the campaign stump, Kanssas is not up to the national average yet in the amount of state and local taxes its citizens pay. To be sure, it's all relative and taxes are high everywhere. But an average by its nature also includes figures which are above the mean and that implies a good many other states are soaking their citizens with more taxes than are paid in Kansas. Taxes will be the principal subject as Kansas heads into a new round of politicking and electioneering. The language will be purple, the air will be blue but. for goodness' sake, let not private citizens fall into, a black mood about what they hear. Perspective is ever a valuable piece of goods. — Parsons Sun DATELINE WESTERN KANSAS Western Kansas: 1888-96 By NOLAN HOWELL City, Mo. The herd had been gallons of waiter daily. the county. The money had We conclude today a two-pant taken off the train to feed be- 1890 been transferred to lihe bank series listing early day adtivi- fore going on to Garden City. Feb. 14—A Stevens County \vithout consent of the commis ties in Western Kansas as Feb. 6—A contract was let to man solicited food and'cldtihiiing sioners. gleaned from the two-volume, plant 139,000 cottonwood trees at Topeka for drought stricken 1892 Kansas Historical Society's on eight timber claims in Ham "Annuals of Kansas, 1886-1925." jatan County. Today's column lists events occurring from 1888 to 1896 , Juinie 26—Efforts of C. J. This column and last week's Jones to cr ° 9s buffal ° with do „„ , f >„., _. follows the series we ran de- ™ es ™ c cattle had not been en- pay . mie!ni t of woJf-scalp boun- taiing the foundling of counties toeiLy successful. The result ties _ It wais , c iaimed that one in Western Kansas and the re- w . as . superior meat and fur but gack ^ soalps was pres ented powers of reproduc- people in western Kansas. Jan. 5— The Seward County April 13— Six Granit County sheriff was kiled by a mob at commisisliorers and the county SpiinigJMd, -.vhMi had assem- charged with ffle- bled, purportedly, to murder Juidgie Theodosius Batitoin. 1894 u dult J.U A 1UC U «O, i-* J-O*UX AUL Court appointed a receiver for use of counity scrip in of being the Eureka irrigation canal. PARDNER, I WANT THE AO TO READ LIKE THIS.... "NOTICE, WHOEVER'S BEEN STEALING MY HEIFERS, I'VE GOT ANOTHER LOW) READY!". ROD TURNBULL'S VIEW Wheat Exports Grow Steadily suiting competition, sometimes deadly, between fledging towns lfc i' oin " for the title of county seat. Jllil y 18—Water was turned That <s*a4as lasted events from ^ ^ e Amazon irrigation 1886 to 1896 d& c ^ fa Ford Counity. 1888 July 26—'Female "White Feb. a-Many large Swedish 0a| P s '" ltlhie Ku mux ^ &ri °* to colonies were being settled in da y> warned the editor Western Kaooaa. The Swedish of the Syracuse Journal _ Colonization Co. had sold near- m * to support a certain oandi- „ ly 50,000 a<ores in the past sev- da * e ™ the fali atec*""!- °r he •n months. vrovM. ^ * airred ian <i feathered. D| e , Ci 5_judge Theodosius Feb. 15—The Attorney Gen- Aug. 3—'The Eureka irriga- Boitfcin dismissed the Grant era! began suits in the Supreme tion canal project in Ford Counity wolf-scalp case be- Court >againsit Seward County Oounty was sold to the Kansas cause it was impossi'ble to get and sitopped payment of initer- offficers lor alowing fraudulent Waterworks and Irrigation a jury. Counity officers were ^gt on bonded indebtedness of claims, issuing bonds without Co., .an English syndicate, for charged wMi conspirdng wiMi $125,000. Nan-resident property $1,000,000. scalp agents. ownieirs who collected rentals Aug. 22—An- artesian well ait Dec. 20—The Stevens County but paid no taxes weire partly Richfield was flowing 36,000 Bank closed, owing $7,000 to responsible." many accepted and destroyed. Judge The ditch, which extended Theodosius Botkin was the from Ingiafc to Kinsley, waa prosecutor. Commissioners had bonded for $1,000,000. paid $4,911 for "nearly 100,000 1895 coyote soalps in three moniths. June 4—The Eureka iniga- July 20-.A windmil "wditfo *i°n ditch was sold by federal sufficient power to irrigate 160 court to Julius Morgan, Jfew was invented by a Stev- York, for $10,000. The 100-mle ens Counity main. canal lay between In/gals and Kinsley. 1896 Dec. 28—'Commissiottiers declared Lane Counity insolvent vote, receliivdnig bribes and sys- temia*toa!Illy robbing the county. Miairclh 12—Towns along the Sanita Fe were out of fuel. The Gawten City Herald reported , that "several young society gierats were seen on their way to the residence of their best girls last night carrying a bucket of coal." March 31—A company was ART BUCHWALD WRITES: Newspapers Always Write Bad Things About Pistols The bleed- target practice or 'starting rab- "The beautiful thing aiboult it KANSAS CITY —For as long year wffl reach 735 minion as most of us can remember, bushel's, molt the highest total wheat has been a crop that on record, but the ajmount be- organized to sink a shaft and has bad marifceit troubles. Vetear- ing sold for dollars is the great- mame for gold near Pence, ans in the business will recal est in Wstary. It also its esti- Scott Counity, where a dis'cov- the Federal Farm Board which, malting 235 milion bushels wil ®ry toad been reported. WA c,w7i\rr"iwAT in 1930, tried to bolster pricies be used as livestock feed. Total June 14—Farmers were buy- W T™T ( *. tj.. ,_ ....-- . . . ,.- f L . ^ ,. ^ j ,, , •* ,, _,. by buying up afll '(be surplus domestic disappearance food ^g stock in a company organ- tagJiearts m fcs country axe bits or praotaig how to fast- IB (bat they don't know it Most Wheat, a program that turned seed and feed is estimated at ized to bulM an irrigation ditch starting to scream again for draw in fronlt of a minror." gum owners wal fight any leg- out to be a failure. 820 million bushels from the Arkansas River, west ™ e registration of handguns or The Federal Farm Board, Looking into tihe new market- of Harfland, northeast to Scott the licerasang of their owners, however, was just .the beginning Ing year which beginls July 1, County. The canal was to be • Fortunately lor those of us of a series of government pro- in what obviously must be pre- ** *eet .wide at thie top, 26 feet who love guns, the Nixon Ad- - - - liminary projections the USDA «t the botam, and flow five feet rnanistaiition has rejected any - of w atter. legMaifan that would offenid 11—Congress appropri- *n* gun lobbies in Hhdis counitry. a thousand gun owners who grams designed to sustain wheat prices in the fact of al- sees slightly sanaller exports most continuous surpluses. amid perhaps a little less feed "Why don't they?" I demanded. "Because it's not news," Wafflaiby said. "Do you know f^. 6very person who uses a islation becausje they think it's unicorotliitultioniaQ. or am invasion of theiir propemty righitsi. "But subcomsoiousiliy what really fear is in a robbery there are Wk" vou »sk someone to reg- _ - 4,nltsv.H FUii.n j-fluM tr/x.«i '-MA iMmnllitr nnsllv The suggesition by the National Comimisision on the Reform of Criminal Laws to ban Ohe possession of handguns by except <the police has been Me/amwhiie, over the long period, ing of wheat — depending, a*ed $100,000 to continue sugar per capita consumption of course, on feed grain produc- manufacture experiments in wheat as human food in the tion this year. But total disap- Kansas. 'United States declined. Total pearance in the 1971-72 market- Aug. 7—An experimental consumption ai the United ing year, ®s *he USDA now cal- grass station was established States toas been mtainltainied only culates, may be more than this alt Garden City by the D.epart- reflected by the President and because there are 'more people year's wheat harvest now esift- nwsnt of Agriculture. Tests over we attorney general ais polaita- ea*i# year. . mated ait 1.4 bfilMon bushels, so a five-year period would deter- caiy "^^^ Wheat's economic image to orace again we wil draw on re- mine glasses most suitable to flh» geraenal pubiic very well serves. ' s 0 ^ 3°*l climate, may be rather drab considering The United States stM has &<&• i9 — Fifteen cams of all the adverse publicity the itihe brakeis on wheat production bated adfaMa were shipped crop bias had over many through the "selt aside" in 'the ft 10 ™ Gardien OMy to the East. iNov. 7-C. J. "Buffalo" But despite Ms, illiie anltigun people persist in wanltinig to tihe maitixm. have never sihot anybody?" "Yet you never Ihear albout Art Buchwald you're ireally ask- to register his man- years. Therefore, it may come program, one reason be- of buiJalo at Winnepeg, Wlala'by Hornlblower, chief lobbyist star the National Cheap ed aiboult the recenit bad pub- that hiandgunis are get- BydK. B«t *,ver wil sure?" isiter img Wm hood." "it's like trying to get people to buy a license for sex," I said. "Exactly. Those of us in the business have known this for years. You don't think gun registration would be such an emotional issue if sex weren't involved, do you?" "No wonder you'ire so relaxed about Congress not passing any strong gun legislation." "Every American ChiM, from dhe day (he can watch westerns on television, knows that gunv and virBity go togeitiher, and have country, you're deaiMng with a Freudian problem., which no gun owner wifll face up to." "Then what you'ire saying is LET US hope that the coming of carefree summer days has not lulled you into complacency and lack of interest about all the goings-on in Our Nation's Capital. In and around the White House, to be more specific. * * * SURELY YOU have not been able to loll in your* backyard, plastic-webbed lounger unaware that the lights and the heat have been on late in in the White House kitchen for many nights in an attempt to get the bugs out of the recipe for the six-tier, six-foot, 350-pound cake for Tricia Nixon's wedding which is, for Pete's sake, today. * * * SCHOOL IS out but brush up your brain a bit anyway with a little quickie quiz on the event of the day — and the events that preceded it. The person who makes the highest score on the test will be rewarded with our treasured 8 x 10 glossy print of Conway Twitty . . . * * * WHO WAS the hostess at a' shower for Tricia on June 1 at the Shearton-Park Hotel in northwest Washington? What was Martha Mitchell's shower gift for ttie bride? Was Perle Mesta invited? What did the shower guests receive as mementoes from the hostess? How many were invited to the wedding? What is the groom's middle name? (Or his first or last names for that matter?) Why were caviar and foie gras scratched from the wedding buffet? Jean Hewitt, The New York Times home economist, tried the wedding cake recipe handed out by the White House, twice. How did her test cakes turn out? Whats your opinion ... do you think the cake recipe should include some whole eggs? Do you think too many egg whites spoil the cake? What's all this business about "brown paper collars"? (Extra points here for original thinking). What size dress does the bride wear? Counting this one, how many weddings have there been in the White House? What musical group was chosen to play at the • reception? How tall is the groom? Was Ralph Nader invited to the wedding? If so, did he get there? ANSWERS MAY be sent to this newspaper. Garden City Telegram Published Dally Exetpf Sunday «nd Six Holidays Yearly ly Th» TaUgram Publlihing Company 276-3282 310 N. 7th Garden City. Kantai. 67146 Fred Brook* Editor U Roy Allma* Advartlilng Managti John Fraitar Managing Editor Second clai» pottag* paid at Cardan Cfty, Kansas, 67846 * TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION By carrUr a month In Garden City, $1.94 plui applicable talai tax. Payabla to carrier i* advance, . - "Most American men who own handguns have virilty put up wifoh the crimie.' "I mever Uhouglht of that," I Walaby smiled. "You said it, said. "But it's true." . I ddldn't." 1 CROSSWORD - "- - .By Eugene Sheffer actuial facts on what has been acre are double what tohey happening. The whieait business used to 'be, but itihe figures giv- Canada, for has irandh. has been making a subsibanitial en toere indicate that wheat as Dec - 5—The Amazon irriga- growtto. an eiconomdic machime is gam.- tiw* canal, 'being conlstructe'd For *he United Stop's, fhiis in\g m power rather than faliter- by C. J. Jones, Garden City, growth bias come in exports dmg. Looking for optimistic fac- was about 80 miles long and and in livestock feeding. The tons ahead, one miglhit vision had reached itihe Gray County give up its handguns." expansion in total use, however, new trade wiffli China In One toe. "Thank God for that," I said!. lhas beien _ worldwide, not jusit years ahead. Progress toward Diec. 6—E. J.' Copeland, Ter- "The ttrouble with ifihe medlia in the United States. world currency stabilization tyiton, Finney Counity, harvest- Is ttot they're always writing problems. The gun is an extein- iiuiuii ntumii Wlhealt's progress is brought would tend to boosit trade with ed 400. bushels of peanuts from about the bad things a handgun slion of thair manhood. If you jf weliave'To'^oase"between into focus in a routine table nations ttoat nieed the wheat for iBour acres. He sold them for dfoes. When a cop gets slhot take the gun away from a man cl inue amd protecting the Aimer- on exports in Canada's latest both bread and livestock feed. $1 a buslhel. with a toanidlgun, they put t on in this country, you're emascu- i oain male's manhood we'd ra- "Wlheait Review." Canada, it The world's potential for rais- Dec. 14—Edighlt counties had the front page-jor when some latiimg Mm." ^tee rat ura with the oriimie " will be recognized, te a. country fog wheat has not been fully no radlraadls. They were: Gra- bamk gete held up tihey play it itihiait produces a lot of wheat, tested, so onternaitionial trade bam, SherMan, Grant, Gar- up big if a gun is used. But tot 'because of dits small popu- for the foreseeable future wil field, Hashed!, Stanton, Morton you never 'gee the good stories lation, its domestic consump- continue to be competitive. end Steven®. about toiandlguns or read about tSm is relatively simal. Cania- But, at julst could be that the 1889 the pleasure ithey give people." dia must reiiy on exports to tame may be here when it no Jan. 17—Twemty^ve head of "I'M say you don't," I agreed. market the major portion of its longer is proper to refer to C. J. Jones 1 ' buffalo stampeded "The newsp'aipers never write cir ops. . wheat as 'an "•ailing" patient. througlh the streets of Kansas aibout Khe fun people teve at The table in the "Review" • lists exports foom the world's leading wheait exportamig nations, the Unfitted States, Canada, AuBitaaMa land Argentina, for the years 1950-51 down to itihe present time. The figures •vary from year to year, but the long time trend definitely is upward. Actually, 'the world tradie enjoyed by these four nations has doubled in the last 20 years. The Uniited States has fully shared in the increase. For many years, U.S. wheat exports were maintained at a rel- JACK ANDERSON REPORTS: Russian Hero, Who Turned In Medals, Finally Home WASHINGTON — For Grisiha cfoeslt heavy wiifli decorations^ ,"We awe grateful that you Feigin, the mfflenniuni came on he entered <a military school, were the first to call the world's February 11, 1971. That was tihe This earned him a commission attention to Major Feigin's day the 44 year-old Russian in the Air Force. heroic action in returning his Jew, a former Red Army major But his heart was elsewhere, military decorations to the actively High level by huge P.L. and a World War n , her , 0( real . « My family had , always h , a/d government beoauise it did not 480 sales, an Whicn the grain izied ^ e i mposs ibi e dream: to strong sympatihies witth Ziondsim let him live as a Jew. Follow- vmtuallLy was given to develop- leave R Ugs i a ^^ return to the and Israel," (he staid. "During ing the publication of your ing nations. But -more recenlffly historic (homeland of his people, the war and the reign of Stalin, story, dozens of letters, to my and in particular on the current It was a happy ending to a I was silent. But in 1955, I be- knowledge, were written in marketing year, the so-called ^my we first wrote on July 20, came outspoken. Feigin's betoalf, and it is safe 1970. "Jewish leaders have ap- "I was judlged by an Officers to assume that-many hundreds pealed to us," we reported, "to Court and accused of sharing were written." call world attention to a brave bourgeois views which were in- ij^g Soviet authorities — and Soviet Jew . ... whose life is consistent with being a Soviet we s i nce rely thank them for it in danger because he dared to officer. I was also accused, of -..released Feigin and banished him from the country. On Feb. HORIZONTAL 45. American 1. Reducer's physicist 46. Constellation 48. Medicinal plant 49. Alcoholic liquor 50. Poker stake . 51. Insects 52. Headwear 53. Tableland Jack Anderson concessional sales {have declined, While dollar business lhas zoomed to record levels. The world's wheat crop in 1950 was 6,405,000,000 bushels. The last few years, it has ex- turn in his medals in protest deeded 10 bHiion bushels. The against anti-Semitism in Rus- Uniiited States baick on 1915 had sia." its first wheat crop exceeding Again on August 12, we warn- 1 biiion busihiels. Old records at ed that "'his freedom waa im- the Kansas City -Board of periled." The warning came Trade sliow the harvest was ominously true four months 1,001,505,000 bushels that year, later. On December 26, we re- But this counitry did not have ported grimly: "Word Unas now another billion buslhel crop reached us that Grisha Feigin aig/aiin until 1944. Through thie was picked up by police on 1950's, six out of ten years the December 18 and confined in crop exceeded a billion bush- Ward 15 of the Riga Mental t, ...._,_ els, and tita* created trouble- Hospital." " a *™f ,. „. - - some surpluses. ' M y associate Joe Spear look- Forw" m CARMEL, tod. (AP) - Four The U.S. Department of Agrd- ed up Feigin in Tel Aviv the Thereafter he was harnasspd y<»n<Ss | tieins in this Indi'anapofe culture, in its, latest "Wheat other day to get the rest of the w iih telSne oS vS in wtad) dedded baby-sMing or Situationi, a report oompar- sstory. The new immigrant *be niffht abruot demianrfs to lawn nww'inig would be too aMe to the Canadian "Wheat spoke in enthusiastic'bursto, rvoart for interroeation The^ * aTOie «• summer acitivity, so Review," prediots total disiap- chain smoking as he naWed on. St poUraMwS hk home «**'«» townlng sleuths, pearance of the beard grain this Shoirt of stature, with tiny, eU- Finally, they seized him and Hand-prtoted notes delivered marketing year at dose to 1.6 ish hands and stubby fingers, he jailed him without « trial *» "«W>ors £rom "The Mod bushels. The marketing began by describing the plight Undaunted, Feigin continued Foursome" 'announced: of the Jews behind the Iron hi s protests. He applied 24 "We are detectives. Wie will Cur * ain - times for permission to emi- Mp you-with any detective "In the. Soviet Union," he grate to Israel and was reject- work- It«» free of charge unless said, "the moment a Jew die- ed 24 times. ' * ne ewe is to hard and danger- himself to be associated Then on May 4, 1970, he re- ou®. Jewish aspirations, he is turned seven medals he had re- "We are opm for business regarded as a Zionist and an ceived for valor at the front, between the hours of 10:00 a.«i. This led ultimately to his cop- aaid 6:00 p.m. Tt will take a be- finememt in an insane pisylum. week to 2 weeks depending on nemesis 5. Feminine name 8. Tears 12. Preposition 13. Salutation 14. Adams .15. Arachnid 17. Camping need 18. Container 19. Vase 20. Relaxes 21. Young fish 22. Marsh 23. Of the sun 26. Uneasy 30. Press 31. Begin, to develop 32. Mower' 33. Newspaper 'headline 35. Jabs •36. Some 37. Metal 38. Irritable 41. Exclamations 42. Health resort VERTICAL •1. Phonograph record 2. Peruvian Indian 3. English school 4. High hill 5. Elf 6. English river 7. Longing 8. Continuance in use 9. Roman date 10. Measure 11. Hardens 16. Cat's sound Answer to yesterday's puzzle. Aver*** tine of eolation: 20. Thing (lawy 21. Illusions' 22. Nourished 23. Thus (L.) 24. Money of account 25. Cut off 26. Race • 27..Vex 28. Compete 29. Letter 31. Youth " 34. Those in power 35. Italian city' 37. Heavy 'Wow • 38. Crustacean 39. Lung sound 40. Musical instrument 41. A color 42. Without (L.) 43. Places' 44. On the ocean- 46. Part of circle 47. Male sheep 11, he arrived >at Lod Airport, Tel Aiviv, haggard but uncon- trolilia'bly ecstatic. He is now taking intensive language courses. His nightmare is over. His personal exodus is complete. Gristoa Feigin has come home. Young Detectives year ends June 30. If total Stol j i1readl -1 f * new record. The highest previous dwppearaoce was 1,598,600000 busihei-s m 1965-66, ,a year when 24 25 21 31 22 20 27 47 53 42 29 fiaced tnaas starvation and the Unaibed States respond- anti-Soviet individual." - uge ^ shl P m€nte - Feigin's personal trials T ,- , , Incidentally, fltas country never gam in 1955, after he had serv- He could have spent a life- the cose. If you need us produced 1.6 million bushels of ed 12 years in the Soviet mill- toe in the insane asylum. But contact Susan Doeppers, Oad wheat in one year, so we are tary. He had joined the army the wordd was watohing. Her- Lake, JUehwd and Allen MU drawing from reserves. in 1943 at age 16 ana had man Edelsberg, director of the leir." / Thie USDA is estimating U.S. fought at the front against the B'nai B'rith Memational Coun- The ohi4ren range in wlneat exponts woa mawceittog Nazis. Two yeam later, his cil, lhas written us: from 6 to 12. 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