Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on October 12, 1962 · Page 4
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editorials Page * ftnrdcn t'lty Tolotfrnin Friday, October 12, 1962 "It's Awful The Way WeVe Been Cooped Up Here" ,- \ Drew Pearson Reports ..j Our Nod to Breeding HTHOSE OF US in this ridiculously large First Dis•*• trict of Kansas who fro to the polls next month will have two distinct choices in the man we want to represent us in Congress for the next two years. One is the Republican candidate, Bob Dole, an ultra-conservative whose greatest claim to fame is his diligemt work in probing the Billy Sol Estes scandal. The other is J. Floyd Breeding, the well-seasoned Democrat who can wear with pride his ability to be elected and twice re-elected from an area of Kansas not known for Democratic sentiment. Our choice is Breeding. Tin's isn't a blanket endorsement of the present administration and its policies. We have opposed some of them which the Southwest Kansas Congressman has supported with his vote. But taking all things into consideration, we believe Breeding has done an acceptable job in representing his district. And we are convinced he will do a better job for the new First than his November opponent. We have long argued for a farm program which would put controls on production as the only realistic approach to a problem which has been created by the type of thinking Dole has manifested so far. Breeding has supported a bushelage program as backed by the majority of wheat growers in Kansas. His opponent could not have had the interests of his constituents uppermost when he sided with the Kansas City Board of Trade in its protest against moving Kansas wheat to the West Coast. The wheat growers in Kansas have worked hard, through their agencies, in getting Asian markets for hard, red winter wheat as grown in the Great Plains. And it was onlv through freight reductions from this area to the West Coast that our wheat could be priced competitively with other markets. We must elect a Congressman who will work for the man who raises the crops — not for one who will sell out to a higher bidder. Letter to Hie Editor Likes Hospitality Here My wife and I arrived in Garden City late last Friday evening, three hours behind our scheduled arrival. We had "driven over 160 miles in steady ram and were thoroughly disgusted. We checked into our motel -where we were treated quite courteously. We went Immediately to S.C.C.A. Registration Headquarters where we were greeted by a most friendly and cheerful grout* of Garden City Shniiers. They made us feel so welcomed th'alfc we immediately lost all the unpleasant thoughts we had arrived_with. Tn short order, we discovered that if the art of fcospitr.lity has been lost in the rest of the world, ft la because it has all gone to Garden City! Never ffiave we been treated so cordially in a town in our travels with tti'e Sports Car Club to our many races hnd rally*. The facilities provided for us V the Garden City Shrine Club and the manv other Civic, organizations \vere imexcelled at any other race facility in the mid- west. We are. of , course, proud of the performance of ouv drivers and rmr officials in conducting the race. We hope that ttie people of Garden City will T>e as h'a.ppy to hiave us back as we will b'e to return for our next event. — GARY A. ROBERTS, Hutch- Inson, Wichita Region S.C.C.A. THIS IS THE WEEK to recognize and salute that portion of the disbaff side that gets up each morning and goes out to work — the' business and professional women. * * * A LOCAL MEMBER of the Business and Professional Women's Club said it is not just women who are card-carrying members of the club who are to be recognized but all women who are honorably engaged in business and in the professions. .*. •*. f WE WHOLE-HEARTEDLY join in the applause for "working" women everywhere. We always have had great respect and admiration for the woman who, when occasion and opportunity demanded it, is able to make an honest dollar, equipped to contribute and operate in the world outside the home, and qualified to serve the needs of organizations and individuals. * * * FROM OUR POSITION as one who no longer works out in the world, we have made a number of observations regarding those who do ... Most of these women have plenty of obligations at home — children, aged parents, or other dependent relatives and so most of them swing a lot of domesetic dutip'- 1 before and after working hours. The majority of them do a good bit of church work, participate in activities of school and youth organizations, and pvpn manage to work in social or bridge club. Women who are in business and the nrofpssinns seem to have an extra awareness of the needs of a community and they ara an effective force in doing something about them. •*--*•* AND, MOST OF ALL, we have noticed that these working women go about things with efficiency and competence. They hustle more and bustle less. They handle a meeting or a project witih less fuss and fpather-rufflinir, we find, than most of their sink-side sisters. When asked to do something they seem either to say "Yes" and do it or "No" and then let it go at that without reciting a litany of their "business." •*• •*• * THE WORKING WOMAN, more often than not, is interesting to talk to (every stay-at-home woman should include a few in her circle of friends) ; she usually can find time for things because she knows liow to organize time; and when she retires, she's a splendid "volunteer worker" because she is ac- i-u.-tomed to responsibility, routine, promptness __ and work. «, d. h. Prepare 'Socialism' Tags for Congressmen for Medicare Hal Boyle Says: PeopleChangeAfterMarriage NEW YORK (AP)-'Marriage sure seems to change people, doesn't it? It turns perfect young lovers into imperfect husbands and wives. Before the ceremony each saw the other a s a big ideal; after the ceremony, when each found what the other was like, they both began asking, "What's the big idea?" During courtship he would not let her lift her little finger. Now she has to lift both his big feet when she wants to vacuum the rug under them. He used to jump up when she entered the room. Now he just rolls over on the sofa. As a bride, she was lifted across her threshold in his strong loving arms. As a wife, loaded clown with groceries and laundry, it takes all her strength to totter over the welcome mat before their door. Before marriage he .told her, "Your slightest wish is my command." Afterward he demands, "Now what is it you want?" Once upon a time he said, "No •wife * of mine is ever going to work.'' Now he says, "We can't get a new car until 'you get a better job." She used to compliment him on being the life of every party they went to. Now she threatens, "The minute you start making a fool of yourself, I'm going home." Formerly, they smiled at the lovable eccentricities of each other's relatives. Now both are convinced they married into a family of wild-eyed lunatics. "Don't ever be sad—I can't stand it." he murmured to her in an earlier day. Now he shouts, "I don't see what you've got to cry about!" Her face then haunted him like a vision in a dream. Now he reads the newspaper in the morning so he won't be haunted by that apparition in hair curlers that sits across from him at breakfast. He used to liefht her cigarette for her and then nut it in her lips. Now he velps, "When are you go- in" to give up chain-smokitv??" Once they strolled h«nd-in-hand tru'p^pr' under the full moon, Iniiyh'n" the summer nieht away. Now he falls asleep in his nhair when shp turns on the television sot after dinner. "Anything you want to do is fine with me," he used to say. Now he whinos when she asks to he taken out, "Don't you ever want to stay homo?" Before tho ceremony the'y thought it would be fun to raise a dozen kids. Now they fuss about whose turn H is to go to the PTA meeting. fiardon f'lty Telegram Published Dally Except Sunday and Five Holi'lays Yearly by TTie Telegram Publishing Company at 177 Ka«t Chestnut TFXKPHONE BB 6-.1tS> Bill Brown ~~™... ...;..„......... Edlfoi Marvin Smith__„_ Advertising Minaret Member of the Aitcclated Preit Tlifi Associated Preaa is entitled exclusively to the use for reproduction of all the local news printed In thli newspaper as well as all AP new» end dispatched. All rights of publlcat- llao reserved. Terms of Subscription By carrii-r a month in Garden City, 51 ."i'i, |j<-iyn)jl0 t 0 carrier in advance. By carrier in other elites wher» scrvic'i is available. 30c per week. By mall to other addressee In Flnne». I..-UIB. Scott. Wichita, Greeley. Hsrn- ..ton. Kearny, (Irani. Haskell »nd ( !i"iy counties. J7.&0 per year; els»- wheie $lf.OO per year. Second class ix>gta2e paid at uarden City Kan.saa. If T.-let;ram motor carrier service Is required to have publication-day delivery by mail In cities that have local carrier service, local earner apply. WASHINGTON — *Many doctors of the USA, busy with caring for people's health, don't know that their trade union has now prepared one of the most elaborate and careful political campaigns in recent years. That union, the American Medical Association and its subsidiaries, has drafted letters to be signed by thousands of doctors and nurses and sent out just a few clays before election day against congressmen who lean toward medical care for the elderly. The letters will smear the congressmen as favoring "socialism." This letter j writing strategy has been kept very hush-hush, and the following instructions have been sent with the letters: "The doctors and their nurses are not to release one single copy of this letter in order to prevent the opposition from obtaining a copy." However, this column has obtained a complete set of both the letter and the instructions for mailing it. Though the letter is not supposed to be mailed until November 3 or 5, it may be a good idea to let the voting public know in advance what the doctors trade union is up to. One letter in the doctors' barrage pins the socialism label on Ron. Walter Moeller, a middle- of-the-road Democrat of Lancaster, Ohio, who has not even taken a formal stand either for or against medicare, though he has indicated that some means should be found to help older people with their medical bills. Moeller wa s born on a farm, spent 22 years as a Lutheran minister, served on the Ohio Citizens' Commission on Narcotics, and is a modest, moderate, hardworking congressman. But here is the instruction which the AMA has sent out to doctors and nurses in Moeller's 10th Ohio district: "1. Secretaries and doctors should address their envelopes and sign the letters now and hold them for mailing until the week before election. "2. Each doctor should personally underline Mr. Abele's name with ink before signing. (This refers to Homer E. Afoele, the Republican candidate against Kep. Moeller.) "3. Add a P.S. in ink to make the letter more personal. "4. Mr. Moeller's name has been removed from the letter and if any name is to be used in the P.S., it should be Mr. Abele's spelled out. If the doctor wishes to say something about Moeller he should use the word s 'tihe present congressman.' The frequency of name repetition whether good or bad is impressed upon the mind and the name remembered most is apt to be voted for. "5. The doctors and their nurses are not to release one single copy of this letter in order to prevent the opposition obtaining a copy, "6, Letters should not be mailed until Thursday, November 1st, so as to reach the individual on Saturday or Monday, November 3rd or 5th. "7. A categorical list of Mr. MoeUer's voting record will be available for each doctor to use in his P.S. comments." With these ear«ful instructions is enclosed to each doctor the following letter branding Rep. Moeller as an enemy of "private enterprise" and an advocate of "socialism." At the top of the letter is marked in three places "copy." Then follows this further instruction: "This is a copy of a letter which is to be circulated in Fairfield County, Ohio, and, perhaps, also in other counties of the 10th congressional district. It is to go out over the signature of a physician. The letter itself, to be copies by the doctor on his own stationery and mailed just as the voters are about to go to the polls and too late for the congressman to answer, reads: "Dear —: "As a physician I am ha/ppy to participate in the campaign against polio and help other community activities which promote your welfare. Current governmental policies necessitate physicians' participation also in politics. "I do not object to a man as a Republican or a Democrat, but I do object to any public official with liberal socialistic Weas that promote governmental control of your life and mine. "I believe sincerely that the present congressman is a liberal with socialistic tendencies, who is trying to destroy private enterprise, our freedom and our security. "Vote .for Homer E. Aibele, a conservative candidate, to help stop the spread of socialism and to preserve our freedom. "Sincerely." For men who have dedicated tiheir lives to healing people's bodies, this is pretty sharp strategy for influencing p e o p 1 e's minds. Maybe the doctors who drafted the above were psychiatrists. Note — one thing the psychiatrists didn't figure on was the risk of libel for the doctors signing these letters. Though the courts have not taken as clear- cut a position bn branding a man a "socialist" as they have on branding him a "communist," the two are so closely allied; in some people's mindis that the courts are beginning to get tougher with this type of name-calling. To call a man a "communist" is libel per se. MASONRY PRODUCTS. INC. 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