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editorials PAGE 4 I Garden City Telegram ; Thursday, June 17, 1971 ! A Nation Deceived The court has muffled the New York Times and temporarily halted further publication of articles on a secret Pentagon study of the Vietnam War. If the injunction is made permanent, it could mean that secret governmental actions, no matter how deceptive or inept, will transcend the people's right to know. The Times calls it an act of unprecedented censorship, which it is. The newspaper, operated' by honorable men, has said it would not have published the articles if they jeopardized a single U.S. serviceman or the national security. Newspapers are not callous to national security. This was proved during World War n when they operated under a voluntary censorship. But they jealously guard the right to keep a nation informed; to expose bungling and deception in government. This is essential to the continue - ... tion of a free society. Why shouldn't the 'Ainerioan people know they have been deceived by their leaders; that the nation was drawn into a conflict in which the military involvement was grossly disproportionate to the national interest?. Why shouldn't the people who have provided the raw resources, 50,000 lives and billions of dollars, be told the truth about major strategy changes? Sen. George McGovern said the Pentagon study tells a story of "almost incredible deception, deception of Congress and the 'American people, by the highest officials of government, including the President of the United States." The study disclosed, among other things, that President Johnson ordered a decision made in April, 1965, to have U.S. ground forces take the offensive be kept secret. The decision was made after bombing of North Vietnam proved ineffective. When confronted by the press, Johnson denied any dramatic change in war strategy. Now the Justice Department, to save any further embarrassment to the present administration which has suffered credibility gaps of its own, has successfully halted further publication of the articles because they could result in "irreparable injury to the national defense" History has recorded how freedom has been trampled for the good of the state; in the name of national security. Credibility in government has been severely damaged. 'And when people lose trust In their leaders, their every move becomes suspect. One can only wonder what other decisions inimical to the interests of the American people are wrapped in the protective cloak of national security. ART BUCHWALD WRITES; A Heart-To-Heart Talk:? Son, This Is Called A Til WASHINGTON—This is the time of the year when fathers sit down and have heart-to- heart talks with their sons. "Son, now that you have graduated your mother feels I would not be fulfilling my duties as a father if I did not explain certain facts about life to you." "Yes, Dad." "First, I would like to show you a few things that you will have to deal with in the outside world. For example, this item is called a necktie." ! "What do you do with it?" '•• "You tie it around your neck like this and wear it with a shirt." "What for?" j "Nobody is quite sure. But when you do go out into the cold world, people will expect you to wear one .It's the Establishment's answer to the peace symbol." '. "It sure looks funny. What else, Dad?" "This, my boy, is * suit— i what are you laughing at?" i "The jacket matches the pants. Hey, that's really crazy." "Yes, the jacket does match "Son, I wish you wouldn't take .pur talk lightly. Perhaps I should have explained these things to you.befox-e, but I did not want to ruin your school days. Yet what I am telling you how will have'.a great effect oh everything you do." "Sorry, Dad,''but you have to admit wearing a tie and a i a elect that:matches, the pants — what do you call it, a suit?-is a profc- ty funny idea.?,/ "Cain "we"'proceed?- These quee^4oofcinig' leaitfljeir things are called -shoes. Do you have any idea' .what they're • used for?" Art Buchwald "You put them on your feet to protect them from sharp objects." "Confidentially, Oldtimer. How could men who meant so right be so wrong?" JACK ANDERSON REPORTS: U.S. Prepared to Hlalt All Indochina Ground Combat pected to wear their during the daytime." "But the pants have a crease in the front. What's that for?" "I'm not certain of its purpose, but now that you are an adult, you will be expected to keep a crease in your pants." "Man, what will they think of next?" KBIWill Open Offices "I don't know how to break it to you, son, hut most places require grownups to wear shoes." "Look, Dad, if . to, I wil wear a necktie and. I'll even go along with thl$ jacket and matching pants i a crease in them, but I'm going to put those . or things on my feet." "Shoes, son, shoes, me, you'll get used After a While you might ) get .to-like them and keep polished." "You mean I have to them, too?" "You don't have to, but look beifiter that way and longer. Here, put on these and then . . ."' "What are socks?" . "You wear them under,.. shoes so the leather won't your feet." "I thought the shoes supposed to protect my ___,„.. "Providing you wear socks. Son, please don't make this too difficult for me. I'm not very good at explaining the facts of life but believe me. I've been; telling you the truth." »•*».' "I'm sorry, Dad, it's just .' that you've thrown all this " staff at me at one time, ana; it comes as a shock " "Perhaps we've'talked enough for one day. Tomorrow I'd lifcer, to tell you about a thing called, a razor." ^ --' "Razor? That's a funny ,,.,,, word." ' : ...,;, Finally Bows To The Mod Era WASHINGTON — The U.S. is prepared to end its ground-combat operations in Indochina immediately. The high command is convinced, however, that Haniod won't let American troops stop fighting, Offemisive operations already have been halted everywhere except in Dhe troublesome north- em' section of South Vietnam, and no new offensives -are planned. The America! and 101st Airborne Divisions are still engaged in limited offensive combat. The First Regiment of the Fifith Mechanized Division is also keeping .waitch on .the .Demilitarized zone. But else-where in the country, combat faaops have been largely pulled back into de- to the Iranian royal .family, a former high Mexican official and one of Lebanon's most prominent exlegisialtors are ail! -deeply involved in the international narcotics traffic. the negotiating. Snapped state Sen.' John Hughes, the delegation leader: "We are tired of talMng/'with the State Department. They're not doing anything, ..while, our cities are being destroyed by:dope." Scheuer ? Strange Proposal — A group helped to. persuade, his fellow New Yorkers, boiyever, that states .are '^bidden, by, law to. ' ; ' - neg^aM- : ^^ftm^^\witti '?•*--' :: -.- . .;..;•> : edgh^^goveOTmiEarts.^--; _ .^ Jack Anderson \ TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation •will establish 'two regional offices next'; month to improve coordination of the Bureau's activities, KBI Director Prank Howard said Wednesday. The law enforcement agency plans to establish offices in Great Bend, 'for;the western, region, and in Ottawa, for the eaisHjem region. ;The Topeka - office win remiafa. «ba*e headquarters, Howard said. Ways -and Means chairman, is ^ "of New York state legislators He is considered formidable in the backrooms, 1 but" he lacks the popular support to win the Demo- saM. . offices is to "set-up "Her 'Hanies'" irfv''««amimacation^. within' the-ageiocy ,«nid : to iM*ter .cofxrtdiiiaite KBI. activities. wirtih those of other laiwenforciernent 'agwcies in «he'sfbaibe.- '••'•'•••• '• : The KBI is adding 22 field officers, a nine-man narcotics section.and a 12-man organized crime section in the expansion. program. ..... ."You just .cant .supervise By BOB HARING Associated Press Writer EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — I have bowed to the mod era. It was more a nod, actually, than a bow. But it was a major concession. I bought a suit with stripes. Not very big stripes. Or very bright ones. Small ones, really. Very small. Invisible, ait 10 feet, in fact.. I did not surrender without a struggle. Twenty years of solid collars cannot be overturned easily. . At the one store I asked if they ad any of last year's 'they had .any of last year's that didn't have flared legs and was a solid color—the lapels do spread a bit wide, but even last year I -bad concluded you can't have everything. Nat many years ago I used to ask for last year's models 'as an economy measure; now it's defense .against fashion. I finally bought a suit at a lite to re- The clerk was an older gem- Herman. He was wearing an olive green suit with burnt orange stripes, a yellowish green shirt and a tie striped _ .and orange and brown. He most glowed. He looked at what I was' wearing and said they didn't make them like that any more,. The way he said it lacked the hint of praise that an aubomo.1 bile mechanic conveys when ije,. siays the same thing. - — But he was very account-, mediating. He knew exactly r whait I wanted. The trouble waav that he didn't have it.. . j_.; He finally located a sutt-ctft- just the way I wanted. It looked, fine. I almost said, "I'll take it." Bult a step closer andu^ noted the stripes. I wavered,, but the clerk stepped smartly' in and persuaded! me to try it,,,, He was clever enough vj to, stand me far enough from the mirror that I couldn't see Jthjft,. stripes. Maybe he also took lajr glasses; my,memory is hiazy"""! But I bought tbo suit, stripes, and all. I hope this radical fashion :de- pasture doesn't signal any radical ; change in personality^uxr style but I must confess, tljgg is <a .different feeling when wear a suit with stripes, very small stripes.- Nevarttatesa, Mill, U going Hnrard raid. A MAGAZINE ad tells where you can buy bumper stickers that say: "Eschew Obfuscation." * * * AND THERE'S a cartoon showing the bride and groom standing before a minister who is saying, "... to have to hold in counterproductive as well as productive time frames, so long as you are bilaterally capable of maintaining a viable lifestyle. . ." * * * THREE CATS with long hair. Like felines, man. Part-Persian. Two are gray and one is dark gray, with white spots. All are friendly and gentle. See them at the Westside Trailer Park space 12, or oall 6-6185. ••••••-* * "*.'•' WE DON'T know another word for blood donors but there are many adjectives to describe their selflessness, generosity and concern for others. They are men and women all the way from 18 to 65 years of age and healthy. The following were donors in March. You can be a June donor—next Thursday at the Co-op Center . . . Leroy Stockemer, Robert Messerly Barbara Hensley, Karen Beckerman, Elnetta Mellick, Gale Squier, Leah Martin, Larry Ribbing, Marjorie Elliott, Dorsey Elliott, Cora Smith, George Cruz, Josie Geier, Sherman Fisher, Eric Oppliger, Or- vileta West, Robert L. Collins, Ruby Kauffmah, Ada Bogart. Emma Wagner, Vernon Bogart, Gary Taton, Helen Orozco, Harold Kleysteuber, Everett Bray, John Calderon, Johnny Cruz, Glenda Schmidt; Vickie Archuleta, Kenneth Ostmeyer, Gail Laughlin, Roy Doonan, Kenneth Waller, Stew Bodne, Robert Wagner, Jimmy Ballinger, Joseph.Gray, Edwin Carroll, Mary Briggs, Raburn Burnett, Art Brown, Brian Shaw, Kenneth Clark, William Seybert, Margaret Worf, Ann Johnson, Ellen Traff as, Pete Ibarra, David Olinger and James R. Hinkle. emphasize this latea* in the year' by referring to the infantry units in Vietnam, there- as security forces. Bult the North Vietnamese desperate proposal: would Tur- Arkansas's Dale Bumpers, key be willing to negotiate Georgia's Jimmy Caiter and with a nonprofit -New York cor- South Carolina's John West have CROSSWORD - - atre expected to fceiep up tlhe portotion that would pay Turk- offered to support Mills. Their *• re **•» i' » . •o4-**r»4in.rr^r {« ***v#- itiviA'f^nitfl **fl 4-f* ««*v*w^ tawa office by Dave Johnson. Bible Thought n military pressure upon -the ish farmers not to grow opium, strategy is not intended to nom- And the king said unto them. Americans as long as they re- whose her oin derivative is mafte "J"? *? *"** as to . 41 . m ' ' "»tve dreamtd .dream, and . flei " ui ut ~ 1Vttu ;;: IS prove their bargaining position my spirit was troubltd to know plagmng ty *"" w^ 1 the other candidates ait the draam."-Danie| 2:3. is wliannm/a'miassiye of- other metropolises? Amfoassa- next year's Democratic cunven- Dreams still distrub us when fensive next fall ^ E ^ embel looked unoomfort- tion. Mills will be able to de- their meaning is obscure. If Footnote- Present plans call 'able and inquired • whether it liver a large southern bloc to they are message-bearing we for continuing the U S with- might not be more diplomatic the candidate who will offer the too must seek to know their dnawal.at *he present rate until for the State Department to do most concessions to the South, meaning. . the total strength is down to 50,- ' ! ~~~ '• 000 security troops. BUSINESS MIRROR Thieu's Bribery? — Tlie American Embassy, in Saigon has forwarded reports to Washington that President Thieu bribed members of the National As- ®emlb0.y to pass >ain 'electeon-liaw •amendment. Th'e charge will make it more difficult for rivals to run against Thieu. The embassy picked up allegations feat Thieu paid as high as $2,500 a vote. Figures on Stock Mart Shareowners Misleading By JOHN CUNNIFF of small investors. Brokers, trying to sell 10,000 shares? AP Business Analyst being human, don't like small Theremay also be a more NEW YORK (AP)- —Directly commissions. They turn them subtle danger hidden in this amid indirectly, there are now down. " trend. It is this: Should individ- Ohinese Quandary — The best aboiut 138 million shareowners As'a result, many small,in- uals be resiponsible for their intelligence estimate is that in Amerioa's corporations, or vesitors continue to find thtan- own decisions, or must they Red .China .would like to re- about 67 per. cent of the popu- selves ignored when they at- take a irear seat and pay a store normal relations' with the lation. The figure has .grown tempt to purchase stock. It is third party to make decisions U.S. in. order to counter tine ' swiMy in the past decade;"'a difficult on "legal or moral for them? Soviet military build-up on the continuation is expected. groundls to find 'any defense "for This, essentially, fe What • in- Chinese border. But Peking's As propaganda for "people's such refusals, but such consid- stftutionalization means. And a table-tennis diplomacy with the capitalism'," ay'rather shopworn erations somehow can be ig- not certain but likely con- US, has upset ids hardline notion Jihat everyone should noreid. sequence• of such behavior is camp followers around the own a shade ,in American in- The registered representa- that the email individual will world. The most militant com- dusibry, >tihe figures tend to do tive, or salesman, is told-that fail to obtain bis share in munisAs look to Peking for their job. As a rieMection of the he must maintain an average America's growth because he lea-diership. There was a. back- ownership profile of business, montihly commission >at a cer- must help a professional man- fire, ifihereifiore, wten 'Peking ap- they 'are misleadin'g. • tain level, perhaps $50 or $60. ager get rich, pe'ared to be adopting a softer The fact is that 'individual Raltoer than turn down the The record of the pros is not line toward the U.S. owners have been selling much small investor flatly, however, that good. Often they fail to at- of their holdings to in- some salesmen try to talk him tend the business but they nev- stituitions—ithe insurers, banks, into buying mutual fund shares, er faH to take their fees. Many pension and mutual funds and mainly because the funds can advertise "expertise," when the trusts. The market is being in- afford to pay that big commis- tn*h is tat they purchase unite all rival guerrilla groups stitutionalizeid. ... sion. their decisions from still anolh- into one underground organiza- The key to understanding the The net effect of such a prac- er party. tion that would operate inside transition hidden in the figures tice is to enlarge the in- The situation is' commonly Israeltoccupied territory. There is the word "indirect," which stitutional role in the market dismissed by the professionals are intelligence reports that the means that if you belong to a and reduce the power of indi- and their spokesmen—<they Soviets have offered more arms pension fund or hold a policy viduals. It shuts off the enbry- speak with one voice while the to the Guerrillas if they can get. with an insurer wfoo owns stock way for new investors. It individuals apeak randomly- together, .you -are an indirect shao-eowner. means a middle man between but it is there and it won't dis- Well, so what? ' Who oanas buyer and seller. It means appear Mid it must be dealt Drugs and Bribes — We have whether Aim erica's corporationis more expenses for the Individ- witfa. • • reported that drug smuggling is are owned directly by the ual. . One indication of the concern abetted in Laos, South Vietnam people or indirectly through It also means that, should the was revealed recsnt&y when the i. ci i ?"•£•• . fl§ L ltu ?" n t* >I0.30 Include peita«« «nd and Thailand by corruption in mammoth instituitionis? trend continue, the "liquidity" New York Stock Exchange it- •»phc«bl« !•!•• tai for 9-month school year. hieh nlaeeis. OomTjetent sou.rp&s' Rif» nftmmi-BBlnnjj a ' - ' - HORIZONTAL 1. North or South 5. Barren 9. Speck 12. English river 13. Magic 14. Australian bird 15. Feelingr 17. Fish appendage 18. Agreement 19. Choice group 21. Exists 22. Moslem sacred book 24. Telephone 27. Offer 28. English statesman 31. Past 32. Shpshonean Indian 33. Also 34. Declare for score 36. Affirmative 37. Retained 38. Loam 40. Prefix: two 41. Restrict 43. Small slice of meat 47. Cut off, 48. Surgical instruments 51. International language 52. Level 53. Misa Ferber 54. Swab 55. Rodents 66r Close VERTICAL 1. Bygone days 2. Above 3. Single 4. Involve 5. Military unit 6. Regret 7. Tavern • 8. Discourage . 9. Explicit 10. Neglect 11. Melody Answer to yesterday's, puzzle. nwrj fflHnaa aaHH GDHQ HHH Averse time of salntlon: 23 mlnutci 16. Pronoun •• 20. Fold 22. Hawk-lite „ birds. 23. Lyric ~ poems 24. Machine part 25: Mature 26. Child's candy 27. Purchases > 29. Summit 30. Tiny ,„., child • 85. Spanish '". title ~ 37. Household pet- 39. Anesthetic 40. Vehicle 41.th«n 42. Commotion 43. Pros- companions 44. Bail . 45. Hpatlng 1 lamp 46. Former Russian ruler 49. Miss . IxsGalUenJi*^ 50. Satisfied ' : 276-32331 Frad Broekt L* Roy AllmcH J«hn Fr«xi«r Garden City Telegram Daily Excapt Sunday «nd Six Holidays Yaarly By Th» TaUaram Publishing Company ' 310 N. 7fh Gardan City, Kanui, 67846 United Guerrillas — Arab guerrilla leaders have been holding secret negotiations to JU rv.tna u n.ni Manaaino Editol * Sacond clan portaga patd at Cardan City, Kaniai. 67146 ' "~~ TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION ~ 'By carriar a month in Gardan City, $1.94 plus applieabla talai tax. fayabla to carriar in advanea. •y carrier In ether cWei where larvlee it available, $1.50 t menrb plui applicable lalei ta«. ly mall $15.41 a yaar"JncludIefl p6ifa«« and applicable lalei *a«. y high places. Competent sources' Big commissions are made of the market could be endan- self decided to dispatch an aide (have now told us of similar on the big business of big in- gereri. One individual seeking to visit brokers for the express corruption in other lands. There stLtutions. Small commissions to sell 50 shares always has « purpose tyf rebuilding the small is evidence that a member of are made on the small bvrsine&s buyer, but does one institution order business. ORYPTOqUIPS CBBRNVWA QTJRD CJJCWQV BPJ VTQW APNJD. ' ' • } i . Yesterday's Cryptoqulp—GABBLING GOSSIPS PRATTLB — AT A GREAT RATH, ^ (© 1971 King Features Synaicato, Inc.) "^ Today'* Gryptoqulp due; A equate <gj :

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