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editorials FAW4 Garden City Telegrai Monday, Jane 21, 1971 Four Months Long Enough Something may yet be done about the too long period of daylight time which begins during the school term in the spring and enda after school has resumed in late summer. Daylight time now stretches over nearly six months, from the last Sunday of April until the last Sunday in October. That's overdoing a good thing. The period would be considerably shortened under a bill recently ordered reported by the Senate Commerce Committee. Sponsored by Senator Marlow Cook (R-Ky.) the bill would set a new date for the beginning of the daylight saving period — Memorial Day — and would end daylight saving on Sept. 30 lopping about two months off the present period. Look for Cong. Keith Sebelius to take up the cudgel in the House. Coming from agriculture country, Sebelius knows the problems of the extended period of daylight time and has long been in favor of shortening it. Put simply, it is a pain in the neck to rural mothers who must put their children on school buses while it is still dark then struggle with them at bedtime because it is still light. And it is no help to farmers who must begin their work in darkness, or to drive-in theatre operators who have to delay their starting hour. Opposition will probably come from the tourist industry, which argues that to cut two months from the fast time period would lesson the opportunities by one hour each day of those two months. Those who feel they are being deprived of an extra hour of daylight for recreation may not look too kindly to the measure. But the disadvantages of the lengthy period of daylight time far outweigh the advantages. And the bill would only shorten the duration of daylight time, not eliminate it. The bill deserves the careful consideration of Congress. JIM BISHOP: REPORTER Dyd.fi IT IS NOT our intention to take over the tomato crop reporting this summer for this community BUT ... a neighbor just a block north ot UB has picked a couple of fine, ripe tomatoes already. Our small planting has been dealt a hard blow. A large tree limb fell on it week before last, and the most upstanding plant was flattened. * * * THERE'S A NEW kind of food store in town which brings things a little more up-to-date in Garden City. It's the Delmar Pantry at 1001 N. Main. It's just room-size and located along with Delia Garvin's pottery business, but it handles a good assortment of "natural foods," the kinds the youth-culture crowd prescribes. Delia's partner in the venture ia Marge (Mrs. Mike) Etrick. * * * NATURAL POODS feature whole grain stuff and products that get to the shelves without benefit of additives, preservatives, insecticides, fungicides, etc. But would someone explain what "imitation peanut butter" might be? We see it adver- tized in a local supermarket. Would you say it s an "unnatural"? * * * TWO GOOD puppies, small to medium, three months old, are for giving away at 609 Conkling. Call 6-6403. * * * THE BLOODMOBILE is coming Thursday. If you can give, be at the Co-op sometime between 9 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. .'«... T More March blood donors: Ron Kinswiger Jr., William Streeter, Wayne Lamunyon, Danny Trayer Daniel McMillan, Roland Whitehuret, Robert Carr, Vern Holmes, Jack Wilcox, Nickolasa Guerrero, Jerry Duran, Jess Hendrkkaon, Tony Garcia, Robert Law, Marjorie Lenz, Preston A. Albert Cline, Richard Doerr, Robert Williams, William Haller, Nathan Massey, David Skinner, Larry Riegel, Donald Hendrickson, Kenneth Jennings, Elvin Caldwell, Pamela Morris, Hulda Heine, Darlene Wallace, and Michael Wisler. Gardtn City Telegram Publiihed Dally baeet Sunday end Six Holld«yi Yearly ly The Uleerem Publlihlnf Cemptay 27*4212 HO N. 7th C«rde» City. Keetai, 67144 Will The Real Willie Sutton Please Stand Up? No man is What he seems to be. No one. I had Willie Sutton pegged solidly as a bank robber, to his time, Willie opened more cans than Campbell'®. He never fired a shot, was polite to ladies and left the bank with all the lolly in a briefcase. Willie is not a modest man. "I think I can say," he says, "that I was the most careful thief that ever operated." If this is so, then why did he spend 35 of his 70 yeans behind bars? And why 5s 'it, now that WMe has seen "The Light," that be Is ready to be paid for T. V. commercials regarding the safety of certain bank vaults, while dwelling on the possibility of writing a book for money, and submitting to interviews by "True's" Chandler Brossard? A bank robber needs legs. partners; ".. . it's almost impossible to get'six or seven people together that you would trust — and you're trusting them with your Mte . . . people have so damned many weaknesses. A guy tells his wife or Ms girl friend, or the guy gets drank and talks a lot. Through some moment of neg&ect you know that they re going to blurt something out Blurts hurt. Jim Bishop One time t buddy talked and those years. As a reward, Sutton was givtrv a suit of clothes and $169. Peanuts. How can a guy with $169 and a record go straight? Who needs him? But Willie Button's story is different Every time he was cauight, he knew that he had made a mistake, not the police. He likes to think of himself a« a genitHeinvan bum. He was a glib actor who enjoyed robbing a bank and soothing the nerves of the lady employees. Re lives in a modest home near Sanasoita with a sister. Wiffi© says he has quit — hung up the gloves. 'But Willie is stiii the Actor. Recently, when Suttnm was introduced to a Swiss bamiker, the foreigner obviously did not recognize Sut- tom'is n/amie. The banker said: "M you ever come to Switzerland, I want you to promise me you'Jl come into my bank." Sutton flashed his big smile. "Resit assured," he said polite- "They checked it out of mah o\vu . '' library and threw it at me!" Jjjj JACK ANDERSON REPORTS: The only other reason for Willie's sudden penance is that the world of thievery has passed him by. I do mot know Chandler Brassard, but Brossard refers to Sutton as "King of the Bank Robgers." Not really. The mail train robbers in England got away with $7,000,000. The Brink'* robbers of Massachusetts make Sutton look Ike a kid snatching pennies from a church poor box. If it is true that Willie was the BEST then all bank vaults are aafe and we can keep the money in shoe boxes. On the sidewalk. Willie was not as good at getting in banks ais he was in get* ting out of stir. He was a small kner with no love for BOYLE SUBSTITUTE Unfinished Business Is Way of Life Here Pastore Talks Two Sides When Car Safety Involved WASHINGTON — A confl- denittal memo between Ford executives ishows how the auto company has been lobbying in the backrooms against tougher saiferty standards. The memo aoso indicates Sen. John Pas/tore, D-R.I., a key member of the committee shaping auto safety legislation, is talking out of both sides of baa mouth. The company apparently found a Ford dealer in Baa- tore's home state who is close to the Senator. Bob Tasoa, a Providence Ford dealer and follow Mian-American, was asked to talk to Pastore. In a report on the conversation, Ford's community affairs manager, Richard Powers, wrote: "The Senator . . . toM Bob that when a consumer issue is before him amd the cameras ante on, he is not about to be anything but supportive of the issue." But the memo went on: "The Senator reiterated that 'we will handle the situation.' He should meet quarterly so that published documents, stiM in Tasoa could bring him up to Pentagon use, are no more date on developments in the automobile industry," News of Pastore's cooperation, continues A i in iniirE'ftri n * Mwwp, «w*iv ••»*• •»«**•* candid than the historical docu- ceUs. He dressed weH, was giv en to flowered silk ties, and had the aura of a jockey who had been caught carrying an electric buzzer. Every time the police bagged him, Witte bad to start working out a new escape plan. Some of Sutton's words make him sound like a perfumed fish peddler. Regarding bank robbery, Wilie comes up with nif- ties ike: "You have to be totally the memo, "has been relayed to the Washington staff." Pastore explosively denied to ments published by the Times, committed. I can assure you For instance, the Nixon Ad- that I was to*aUy_ committed to ministration has emphasized repeatedly that it is winding robbing banks." Sutton sighs. "... people today are impatient down the" war. Yet at the same In order to be a good thieif you to devote plenty of care time, Bit baa updated contin- have „ _. - . - „ us that he had engaged ton any gency plans for * devastating to what you are doing.' such conversation. "I can't aerial assault upon North Viet- Yessireeeboib, because the help What Bob Tasoa said to Warn. • . . Tasea apybody. It sounds to me like somebody is trying to look like a bigsholt" by bragging of his influence with him, the Senator said. Jack Anderson cops one devoting plenty of care to what they're doing. "Today, young bank robbers want to run in come place, grab the money, and go." What's wrong with that? Is it better to stage a summit conference wiifeh the bank presidient first? SuKiton felt a "certain amount of trepidation robbing the first "few banta," but Cotter I did one or two good jobs and they want off smoothly, I actually felt as though I belonged in those banks. Thait 'they were kind of like home, you see." I don't see, Willie. A good bank never reminds anyone of home. A money mausoleum, maybe. Not home. Mr. Sutton claims he bad more friends on police forces than he had in prison. So far as the Mafia is concerned, Wilie figures he gioit along well with them because they worked their side of the street, he remained Rnrtih P,a«i*ftw wnrf Tascia ad- purely as an msormaition. piece. «™w. IUHVC WAVXJVVI waana, m hiS| Tbey eaJHed him "Wil- It was not quite correct. All I made up of U.S. special forces ^ thfs Actor." He had a pWos- oan do is apologize." «nd South Vietnamese rangers, (a j^y fo T everything, including '- made several raids talto both We have been able, occasion' ally, to compare the Penta- After our inquiries, Tasoa and Powers got together on the These top-secaneft plans, drawn up last October by General Creigbton Abrams in Saigon and transmitted to the Pentagon on October 17, offer op- lions for a throe-day, seven- day or ten-day aerial offensive. The contingency papers include detailed plans for the bombing and mining of Haiphcnig Harbor. This, of course, would be a dangerous escalation of the war. Soviet shipping in the harbor almost certainly would be hit, inviting the Kremlin to retaliate. By JAKE BOOHER Associated Press Writer FOREST HILLS, N.Y. (AP) — I fuMy realized, on getting married three years ago, that Mary and I would have to make adjustments for each other's eceenltricitiies. But, I thought, who could ask for more in « wile? As a professional home economist, she knows aU the old and new tricks of cooking, sewing and running a household). And being very talented with her hands, Mary is excellent with handicrafts, decorations and do-it- herself. There is one caltch. She almost never finishes anything she starts. We've got unfinished! .business around our apartment you wouldn't dream of. It's stuffed in closets, Stacked in confers, slid under bedls, jammed in drawers, laying on tables. It's both hidden away and in plain sight. And it's endless. Take, for .example, the booked rug that she started making two years before we were married. It's 4 by 6 feet, and is from a pattern she designed herself. When were married, it was about 8-lOths fin- fihe other night, Sn fact, Pricila held up tfae rog to her husband Lee and said, "Look alt this beautiful hooked rug Mary is making." I felt like saying, "tt was a lot more beautiful before it collected three years of New York OMy soot from that window you're standing by." Then tore's the sports coat she decided to make me on my first birthday alter our marriage. She bought the fabric to present to me on the big' day along with the promise that a finished coat would follow. That was in 1968, and I haven't seen the fabric since. Mairy does finish some of her projects, and they turn out beautifully, making me feel blessed indeed to have such a talented wife. And, I keep teUlng myself, Mary's Sdiosyncrafty never si- teds her housework. Still, I can't help halving my suspicions. 17-20t)hs finished. AW. the time, it's been siitifcrng in the cornea- of our living room. Kind of a conversation When Mends were visiting Someltimes I find myself rinsing the dishes she left soapy in the sink because, she says, our 22-monitlh-old son Joel interrupted her dishwashing. The blinds on our kitchen window have 23 dean slats and 12 dtoty ones. Slowly, but surely, the two tones are becoming one. M'aybe I should rebel. I think I'li sitatnt by not finishing this colu... CROSS WORD "-By Eugene Sbeffer wui inanioitt nine aniuaiiuvm. ax - . - - - — - — — said "we must he certain that ta»g«N**arace pbon* and agreed the auto industry survives and profitably' and that 'something has to be done to stem the tide of the adverse pub- „ - . - . . . - .-.. IMtythaft the industry is get- *""» ** lost m toanslajon, I i^g» U wrote the memo to my boss T ~ "" 'an information piece. AdmMsttoaition spokesman have 'also denied that American ground troops have crosised into Cambodia or Laos since the Tascia ad- mdtted they had discussed the auto safety legislation, but they claimed the confidential Ford document has misquoted them. ,,, •; r* ' ^ •wi-jj, gun's secret papers with The memo, addressed to A. P ubu c pr<>nouncements. W. M'etirefll, Ford's vice presd- upon a common story. "I wrote the memo," Powers told us, "but it is apparently wrong. Evidently a lot of U.S. withdrawal from Oam- Cambodiia last June. Secnet Pentagon papers show, however, that MAGSOG teams, made several raids talto countries up until the November. The Cambodian raids were known by the secret code as we have noted name "Salem House" and the The Needle... by Very few folks save for a rainy day. They figure they'll always be able to get an umbrella from their uncle. The one called Sam. * * * What makes rainy-day saving difficult is that spending is so much fun when the sun is shining. * * * If it weren't for the downpour of easy payments perhaps we wouldn't have ao many hard tianea. *v. WCU.U1W, x'wiua VJIUB u»w»- - ... . . _ . . — .. .... dent in charge of government- ^"^ tome to-tome, have been Laos rajds were identified as J iismiaying. "Prairi* Fire " Some of the This is now evident from the teams were ambushed by wait- Vietniaim documents that the ing North Vietnamese who oh- New York Times has laid be- viously had been tipped off in fore the public. But the un- advance. Bible Thought They worshipped end served the creature mor* than the Creator Remans 1:25. How many people today warship *he things God has oneaibed, rather itban worship God ffimsfiillf! BUSINESS MIRROR Summer Here and Business World Ready for Siesta Fred Brooki U Rev Allnf J*hn Fraslar Editor an*g«i Editor S»c»r>d clan Mit«l* P*ld *t Card** City. K*»ni. 47144 ~ " TIRMS OF SUISCRIrTION ~~™ By carrier • month In G*rd*n City, $1.94 plut *pplieabl* ul*i UK. Payablt t* c«rrl»r In «dvanc*. __ , Lecel end are* *eli*fl* itud*nti $10.30 including »*it*9* end y**r. al affairs, deals with the com- *smiaying. pany's efforts to soften the safety stiamdiarda for automobiles. The iaiutan>akers <are most upset by proposed regulations that would compel them to strengthen car bumpers. We have already reported on Ford's backstage lobbying. Henry Ford II has gone so far as to call upon President Nixon reportedly to brief (him on Che problems the automakers would have in meeting ihe proposed regulations. Now it appears Ford has also tried to influence Pastore who, at a Senate Commiarce hearing, put on a show of debunking John Nevin, a Ford vice president who has just resigned to become president "For what it's worth," be- Rtkbard Power's confi- dwtial m»mo, dated June 4, 1971, "it appears that we have ta IlOt ttOSlt SWIHWT iP^SWlpC - • • * ~ •-•" - •-- -"• w - -- - • u *«CI •!»•«* * VWMWhy f BPMWM •-» f •-*•• ; .. - _ Bob Tasca met with tlhe Sena- stockroom clerk slumbers, the khard Strvmpel of the Survey America economist based ui tor last night and discussed <** ^oy does the crossword, Research Center of the Univer- Los Angedie®, I m TOtoned to ^ - - - - • • • " 'ty of Michigiani. *&• Vlew ™ ia| t ** w * °"* * a '*"i°n "A lot of baloney" salid Sol eummer slowdown is not as Duto, a prominent market re- *»• «• it used to be." His f*m- about "the rule that HORIZONTAL 1. South i American r river 4. Close Mend t.Fresh- i water eaUiahea 12. In India, a weight IS.Onanis 14. God of Itlam 15. AIM 16. A flower 18. Abstract being lO.Aaavr 20. Gypsy gentlemen 22, Hole in one 23. A flower 27. Lettuce 29. Jerusalem thorn 31, Entreat earnestly S4.Dravidian language 36. Singer Maria 37. Electrical unit 38. Ceramic square 39. Be in debt 41. European river 45.Put.to flight 47. Oklahoma Indian (var.) 48. Showy flower 52 Vegas 53. Assistants 54. Printer's < measurea 55. Simian M. Laughing 67. Obaerve , 58. The law • thing VERTICAL 1. Flower . 2. Flower 3. Ascended 4. Rodent 5. Plowed lands 6. Flower 7. Window section 8. Certain times "' 9. Eskimo knife 10. Dancer's •cymbals 11. The urial 17. European river 21. Climb 23. Europe's boot Answer to Saturday's puzzle. L2QIH9 m I J HHL«] IMUWM HBa'alaQ HEU saa aHL=« Hail luaa Avmirfc time «r eotatlm: *7 nlnt«>. 24. Arietj 25. Wurttem- berg measure 26. Girl of song: 28, Harem room 30. Vacation time In Paris 31. Percent (abbr.) 32. Medieval lyric poeitt 33. Houae wing 36. London district 37. Take up again 40. Ita emblem la the leek 42.——plexu* 43. Public warehous* 44. Flowers 45. Box for sacred utensils 46. Being 48. A fiah 49. Early Roman'* 52 50.GIrl'« name 51. Father'* hideaway By JOHN CUNIFP AP Business Analyst (AP) — The NEW YORK fikst full day of summer is Tuesday, but business already bas anticipated it. The only office machine throw Males. Schools will reopen. That's the way it is and has been tor genieratiionB, but a rather lackadaisical survey— it's almost mimmor, remem- ber-«siuggests that it'a all The only oxuce macrane go- wrong, that business is living a ing full blast is the air cotxti- nvyith and thereby missing op- tiomer. The secretary wanders pBrtuniities. , in 10 minutes late, the bow "A ca*e of the dogma shap- siips out two hours early. The ing the realilty," said Dr, Bur likely to vacation in any sea-' son, not only summer. "Everyone has been following old habdte," said Dr. Ernest Dicbter, head of the Instiitute for Motivational Research. "It's the fault of manufoc- go- wrong, that business i* Mvtag » ^^ iand advertisers. People would be quite wiling to chaaige habiiti if encouraiged." Said Robert Oater, a Baeft of deal is expected of either worker or customer, the feeling _ __^ ly carrier In ether eltl*i wh*r* iirvlc* It •vailibU, $1.10 month ptut •pplicebl* ulet t«*. ly mall $11.45 • y*er ln«tudl*f pe|ta|e •nd • _ Carrier rit*i apply whtr* c« trier torvie* the bill a/gain with him and his Summer business is more tol- eity of Michdgian critiioal commenlts du<rinig John eranlt and casual. Not a fireait Nevto'B testimony " The memo Indicated that Pastare bad been harsh on Nevin 'because "the cameras were on" but that be was ing to help Ford's cause behind the Mei'g lights. He was , ily budget, he noted, was usual- Member ef The Aneftared Preu Tfck AwocUtfd Pren U entitled ticcluilvely te the uie fer r*pr»> ductie* ef ell loeil ntwt printed in thii newi»«»»r at well «l ell AP n*wi «nd dlip«tch»i. All rights ef publication *f i>«ci«l rfiipatchei aie elie reterm* j£ __ ,_ „ eearcher, about "the rule ... w « - •------. . , ,- .. being thalt these months are the say* everybody's away to ttoe *y "«»t stmanned to the sum- residue of the old business summer." Added Dutka, who m« r . year, a time to take a fiesta or beads the firm of Audits & Sur- "Consumer spending used to fleia the heat. veys: go into a shell in the smmmer," mind uiw Kieiig jiigints. ne was In the fall it will be. oKtorent, "People are equally at home he «d. "In the late 1960s you quoted as assuring Tasioa that Then everything begins all over in June -and July as in any oth- could eagitty observe the oeason- "we wiE handle the situation." again. Advertigtog wil pick up. er month, There is stil season- ai factor. I thimk maybe now 14 New model ears will be out. ality, but the amplitude of the isn't as big, but we haven't yet The memo adds: "Pastore) Television will »ftow its new peak teas dtointohed," In *im- had the experience to prow suggested that he and Taiea prognama. Merchants wifl pier words, people now are §o." :,,, CQR OU^CR ALYBRL OQi8GTA UBZYA OZMC OQZGTARLO. Baturtay'. Orjrptoqniiv-KI0S LOOK FORWARD TO OV>B« Of SCHOOL AND FINK WEATHER. ,, •' -•-• .: ' -i

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