Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on October 16, 1962 · Page 4
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Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas · Page 4

Garden City, Kansas
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Tuesday, October 16, 1962
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editorials Waiting FOP The Other Shoe Hal Boyle Says: Peoples Capitalism A S OF EARLY 1962, some 17,010,000 men, women and children owned shares of this country's corporations — a dramatic increase from the 12,500,000 of 1959. That is one of the facts reported in the New York Stock Exchange's latest census of the share-owning population. Along with it, the census provides some significant information about the characteristics of all the millions of new shareowners. For instance: A clear majority of them — about 55 per cent — are women, as compared with 51 per cent of 1962 s'hareowners as a whole. So the distaff side seems to be gaining. The median age of the new shareowner during the 1959-62 period was 39, as against a median of 48 for the entire sihareowning population. So youth is apparently becoming a more dominant factor in the stockholder picture. The median annual household income of new shareowners was $8,400 as against $8,600 for all shareowners. This provides more proof of the not- too-well-known fact that, nowadays, stock ownership is for the many in the moderate income groups, not just the wealthy. It's also interesting that 12.4 per rent of new shareowners were in the two lowest wage bracket* — under $3.000 a year, and S3.000 to $5,000. What is called "people's capitalism" — in which vast numbers of typical individuals are part-owners of our corporate enterprises — has become the American wav of life. Letter h> Hie Editor He's Boosting Lakeshore How many people are drawing unemployment compensation in the larger cities of our state and nation? . How many people are on welfare ? How many are loosing their homes because of layoffs? On the editorial page of the Junction City Union Sept. 26, 1962 an editorial was reprinited from the Tribune to the effect that our state needs brains. Kansas is educating a portion of the brains of the na' tion and the world, only to see them take work in other states. Along with them go our tax dollars that were spent to educate them. Not only that, but their productivity is lost to the state of Kansas. Why don't we furnish a field in Kansas with adequate facilities to keep them here? We have an ideal location in the geographical center of continental USA. Admittedly Lakefhore is thinking big, but let's give them a chance. We are living in a day when the seemingly impossible of yesterday is becoming common today. Not many years ago a poll taken in any part of oiir nation would have revealed the fact that orbiting the earth was thought to be impossible. Give T/akeshore a chance. They have many-factors in their favor — tiheir location is central, they have an abundance of water and a carefully drawn plan has been prepared by one of the top engineers of the nation. What icity in Kansas has the facilities such as f^wage and water to handle a large amount of industry? No industry will come to a community that does not have adequate planning or facilities. Lakeshore offers that which industrial management is interested in — planned housing (not cracker boxes), schools, recreation and parks for tiheir employees who want, the best for their families plus adecmnte industrial and industrial research. Why do a few selfish people drag their feet? Let someone else do what they havp not done. Why will a f ew trv to block the 8 dvance of Kansas ? Industries with their pay roll and ad valorem tax will help lift the tax burden in Kansas. Our state needs money. It ca.n only come from tax payers like ymi and me. T-alceshore would be beneficial to every tax payer in Geary and Rilev Cc*unty as well as the state of Kansas. Tret's ge+ behind them and boost. — L. H. CRTDER, Milford, Kan. istaw ^>l WE LOITERED at the card counter long enough to preview a few Halloween greetings, contemporary- <<tyle, to wit : "The lady who sold me this card had a frightful face, a wicked smile, a wart on her nose and . . . very beautiful leers." "What're you giving for tricks-or-treats this year? I can't decide whether to give suckers or heat penniw in a skillet and throw them to the kiddies." "Should I turn you into a handsome Prince charming this Halloween, or do you want to go on for another year as a toad?" WE SAW the Rev. John Fitzgerald of the Community Church at the weekend debate meet, and he affirmed the report in this newspaper that a church meeting in Great Bend hus been attended bv "the Rev. and Mrs. John Fitzgerald" was greatly exaggerated. There is no Mrs. Fitzgerald. Reverend Fitz- eerald is not married. He's not engaged. He's not even, so far as we know, going stead v. So nut Jack back on the eligible bachelor list. •t, -v * > IN A DEBATE ROUND we listen- d. h. ed in on it was easy to identify one team with the stand they were taking on the nuestion. The boys were stumping for the President's Trade Expansion Act as opposed to reciprocal free trade, ami both had their hair cut Kennedy-style. Tn other rounds, of course, this team would be debating on the other side of the question, hair-cuts notwithstanding. It is this — having to prepare both sides of the argument and being ready to present either side one a few minutes' notice — that calls for sharp minds flnd nimble wiH After four or five rounds in one day, even the hp'-4 of debars finds himself saving negative when he means affirmative and vice-versa. Things a Crowded World Doesn't Need Page 4 C'lt.r IVtrtfram Tuesday, October 16, 1962 NEW YORK (AP)—In a world getting more crowded all the time, here are a few t' ings we could do without: Mink jackets fo. dogs who have almost everything. Those gummy cocktail tidbits that stick to your dentures. Prcfessional wrestling bouts in which one contestant looks like a Greek or Nordic god—and the o'.'.i- er looks like the offspring of Mrs. Dracula and the Hunchback of. Notr 0 Dame. Best-seller bocks that tell you how to do something you never really w ! anted to get one anyway. Telephones in bath.-ooms. Shoelace • free me-'* slip - on shoes. The only sure exercise flabby middle-aged men have left today is tieing their shoelaces. Mauve-colored lipsticks. No girl should have purple lips unless she has been out ice skating in the cold too long. Restaurant menus printed in any language except American. Restaurants that charge twice as much for iced tea as they do for hot tea. Business tycoons whose wristwatches buzz to warn you that they are busy people d you have taken up quite enough of their time. Women wHio take off their shoes in the movies and then, when they rise to go, need the services of three ushers with flash lights to find their lost footgear. New churches so wurdly designed the innocent bystander mistakes them for hamburger stands—and new Hamburg r stands designed to look lik e cathedrals. Medicine bottles on which the instructions are printed so small you need a microscope to read them. nurses wake him up every morning at 5 a.m. Strangers who want something from you and address yor "hey, fellow." Culture addicts who sneer at you if you like a melody by Stephen Foster or Irving Berlin, but themselves enjoy a Beethoven symphony just as much if it is played backward and forward. Cranky columnist who write articles like this—instead of looking at the bright side of life. Garden City Telegram Published Dally Except Sunday and Five Holidays Yearly by Thft Tele- pram Publishing Company at 177 Bait Chestnut TELEPHONE BR 8-SMJ" Transparent plastic wastefoas- Doctors who tell a patient he's kets. Who wants to look into a run down and needs a good long wastebasket anyway except a pri- rest with absolute , ^—and then vata detective? send him to a hospital where the Bill Brown Edit** Mnrvln Smith .. Advertising Muucet Member of the Asioclkted Preti The Associated Press Is entitled exclusively to the use tor reproduction of all the local news printed In thl« newspaper as well as all AP new* and dispatches. All rights of publlcat- also reserved. Terms of ftnbferlptien By carrier a month in Garden City, $1.55, payable to carrier In advance. By carrier in other cities where service Is available, 30o per w«ek. By mall to other addresses in Flnner, Lane, Scott, Wichita, Greeley, Ham,.ton, Kearay, Grant. Haskell tad ( ;ray counties, $7.50 per year; elsewhere $15.00 per year. Second class postage paid at u&rdea ''Ity Kansas. ©19* >• Drew Pearson Reports Congressmen Pay Record Amount for Franked Mail WASHINGTON — The biggest visers are gradually leaving the Bob Bartlett, was elected its first check in history for free mail by country. senators. Sen. Ernest Gruening, D., Alas- Campaigning for election in ka, as gnarled and grizzled as Alask a is tcugher than m any one of the prospectors who first congressmen has just been handed to the Post Office Department — $3,986,000. other state in the union. The Most people don't realize it, pioneered the Klondike, has been sparse population is spread out combing the highways and by but the taxpayers ha^: to pay the Post Office Department for a congressman's franked mail. Thus a check for $3,986,000 was ing for VQteSi not gold> however, handed the post office by Ralph in Qne of the tough Battles of his Roberts, clerk of the House of career Representatives, last week. This is one million dollars more from Nome near the Arctic Cir- ways of the 49th state as if he cle to Unalakleet on the Bering were looking for gold. H e is look- Sea to Juneau in the south. But than was spent for free mail last This is not Gruening's first battle. He has fought many, be- the father of Alaska statehood is now making the rounds of that tough election circuit. Senate GOP Leaders Everett Dirksen of Illinois and Barry Was &UCI1L IU1 -ilcc man iciou .... ,. -n li. j ...u~.« v«. -.-—.—^ ., vear and almost three million Sprung before th e Roosevelt ad- G oldwater of Arizona, who do a more than was spent by the 80th ministration when he was called lot of preachmg about savin ,g the a communist by a newspaper taxpayers' money, have put two chain, sued for libel and won a photographers on the 'govern- whopping big verdict. ment p ayro ll. They are Arthur At about that time, he was Scott and Clyde Wilkinson, whose things, at least chalked up one editor of the Portland Evening sole job is to take publicity pic- record - the ability to spend Express in Maine, later came to tur es of Republican senators . . . money on free mail than Washington under the Roosevelt Sen. John Tower, the leaning tow- administration to head up the Insular Affairs Bureau which had congress which Harry Truman excoriated for do-nothingness. In other words, C.- 87th congress, though it failed in a lot of more any other congress in history. Note — One thing that increased the mail cost, at first, was the Christmas cards mailed out by "John Birch" Congressman John Rouss^lot of California. After this column exposed his Christmas-card maili however, Postmaster General Day forced Rousselot to cough up $492.62. President Kennedy was chat- er of Texas Republicanism, is having trouble with his ghost- charge -of Alaska, Puerto Rico, writer, Horace Clay, who ghost- the Virgin Islands, and Hawaii. In this job he fought more battles — one to give the Virgin Islands more self-rule; another to let Puerto-Rico elect its own governor instead of having an outsider sent down from Washington. This resulted in the election of Luis Munoz Marin and the ting with Presidenl Sekcu Toure p res enl progress of Ihe island, of Guinea at an official White House luncheon last week about the problems of Africa. Suddenly, he switched the conversation to Cuba. "What about this story in Drew Pearson's column that there are 200 Guineans in Cuba ready to invade Haiti?" asked President Kennedy. He referred to reports in this column and the Spanish- American press that French- speaking Guineans were in Cuba, ready to infiltrale French-speaking Haili. "There are only 18 Guineans in Cuba," the President of Guinea replied. "They ar e chiefly students." He went on to say thai there were a few Haitians who had been to Guinea, become communists, and adopted Guinean names. He said he was sure that the report of a lar-;e number of Guineans being in Cuba was greatlv exaggerated. President Kennedy observed that Sen. Kenneth Keating, Republican of New York, had been exploiting the report that Guin- eans were poised in Cuba ready to tak e over Haiti. This column, which had heard Latin-American diplomatic reports, supposedly authentic, that French-speaking Guinean cane cutters had been imported to Cuba for the purpose >f infiltrating Haiti, is glad to correct the error. Note — President Sekou Toure reported to President Kennedy that his country was sympathetic with the west despite the large number of communist advisers inside Guinea. Many o But Gruening's biggest battle was to secure statehood for Alaska and Hawaii. This drive was intensified afler h e became governor of Alaska. No one camped on Senale doorsleps more than the grizzled governor from Alaska, lobbying for slalehood. Finally, Alaska became the 49th slale, and Gruening, along wilh Scout Roundup Slides Shown Hlghlighl of Ihe Del. 9 eel- Highlight of the Ocl. 9 meeting of the Tumbleweed Girl Scout up at Button Bay, Vt. laken by the delegates. Connie Congdon and Mary Higgins, two of the delegates, told of their experiences at Roundup. Following a dinner, the council president, Mrs. Marion Seyb, Johnson, welcomed members and introduced guests. A special tribute to leaders was given by .Mrs. Tom Smyth, Ness City, before investing the new leaders. After a short business meeting, adult Scouts participaled in a re- dedicalion service. Each Scout was presented a yellow rose to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Girl Scouting. Committee in charge was Mrs. M.M. Higgins, iMrs. Gervais Reed and Mrs. C. E. McCarty, all of these ad- Garden C'ity. wrote the senator's new book, "A Program for Conservatives." Clay has been badgered by girl friends and bill collectors. Once the police came right into Tower's office to arrest Clay on a contempt citation. (They later released him.) . . . George Romney's backers are already lining up polilical support t run hi .1 for president in 1964. Apparently they think he has the governorship of Michigan in the bag — though the election is still almost a month away. PENNEVS FULL LENGTH PAJAMA SPECIAL sizes 4-16 2 98 STYLE SPECIAL! SOFT-QUILTED ACETATE ROBE! From breakfast to bedtime, you'll love luxuriating in our gently flared tricot robe. Cho.ose lace or satin trim. S-M-L Pertly printed, machine washable cotton flannelette . . . styled man-tailored or butcher-boy! Scoop several pairs aow! Gowns 1.98 JUST RECEIVED AT PEN NEY'S MISSES WHITE BLOUSES Long sleeve with french cuff, proportioned sizes. 9 95 2 98 REMEMBER to CHARGE IT 1ft vaster to pick, eailer to plan, easier to payl In the Upper Room He that saith lit- abideth jn him, (Christ) ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked. (I John 2:6.) PRAl'KR: Our Pallier, without Thee we stumble liliiidly, tee find no due joy, we radiate no in- N/>ir<itt(»t. Ti-tnttit'ortH «,s w that life itiai/ lie an ahtuidant add itturc fur us and useful to Thee in uttnietiiift others to Christ. For oar Itedeemer's sake. Amen. THE NEW SHAPE OF QUALITY SEE WHAT'S ALL NEW...RAMBLER '63! Y OU'RE looking at the New Shape of Quality—result of a years-ahead breakthrough in car building that provides amazingly increased strength. The car looks longer—but isn't. Almost 3 inches lower, yet it keeps full headroom for six 6-footers. Advanced Unit Construction replaces scores of small parts with massive uniside members of galvanized steel (in white at right); combines with a new development in power transfer—Tri-Poised Power in Classic 6 and Ambassador V-8—which gives a velvet-smooth, vibration-free ride at all speeds. Come see and drive Rambler '63—lin.>«t example yet of Rambler value! Advanced Unit Construction .., the years-ahead breakthrough in car building. Curved glass side windows for new beauty, quiet, easier entry. RAMBLER '63 All New • All Beautiful . AII'Rambler FIVE POINTS MOTOR CO., INC., 720 Jones, Garden City, Kansas

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