Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on October 25, 1962 · Page 4
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editorials Home Front Apathy Page 4 ftnrdcn Tll.y Tclftfrnm Thursday, October 25, 1962 T T WAS BOUND to happen. With the possibility that a new war could be triggered off at any second, some of the home folks are getting concerned about civil defense. A few — far too few — have been concerned about this matter in the past, but now that the horse may be down the road many more are worrying about closing the barn. A caller to this office yesterday was complaining that the city isn't doing anything about civil defense. What he should know, as well as others, that what has been done here about defense has, in tihe most part, been done by city officials with the help of a few other public-spirited citizens. Citizens here should realize that the city manager, as the civil defense director, has a 200 bed emergency hospital stored at Gardendale. He, and others here, have witnessed a demonstration in setting up such a hospital and the job could be done in a short time. In past months, a survey team has inspected various buildings around the city to designate which ones can be used as shells. This newspaper, in the past year published a series of articles on radio-active fall-out and has mailed out several booklets on the subject. A Civil Defense booklet on this subject has been available at various places. St. Catherine Hospital also has a full-scale emergency plan, and its employes are instructed on what to do in event of a disaster. A city-wide civil defense organization has been set np on paper, and could be put inito operation without much delay. But on the part of the most citizens there has been considerable apathy over defense. At a P-TA meeting last spring where the city manager was pJch'eduled to talk on civil defense, only four persons .showed up. Other such meetings have met similar lack of interest. If we aren't prepared, we can blame ourselves and not the city, county or other governmental units. Citizens here are indebted to those who have taken this matter of defense at home seriously and who have made what progress there has been so far. But much of the job will be up to the individual himself. We can't afford to be complacent about this matter any longer. Let's Do If COUNTY'S United Fund is within shouting distance of its $44,050 goal. But it's going to take a loud yell to reach the target. Drive officials want to finish the campaign. Once the initial momentum of such a drive is lost, it is difficult to pick up steam again. * With the amazing success this county has had in its united drives, many have a confidence that the campaign will reach its goal regardless of the size of their contributions. But if this thinking spreads, there will come a time when Finney County will join the ranks of the many other counties where united drives have failed and been disbanded. This year's campaign should go over the top. The potential is on the books, but not in the bank or on the pledge cards. Not only are the drive officials and workers going to have to put forth some extra effort to reach the goal, but those who haven't contributed or who held back on initial gifts are going to have to start digging. It can be done, so let's do it. ie ADD THIS to the lengthening list of home front atrocities: The five-year-old, caught fooling around with the scientific experiments and mechanical marvels in the eight-year old's garage-corner workshop was sent out screaming — pinched in the retreat, she was, with a pair of pliers. ' -». .*• THE RESULTING BRUISE has been on display ever since at the slightest sound of a sympathetic note. O. 4- 0. FOUR FINE, fluffy kittens. Free. Assorted colors. All are potential good mousers. Call Ed Kiehl. Phone 6-1275. X JL 4. MEMORY LANE, quited from the Wall Street Journal: Remember when "Cuban Heels" were something ladies wore? •*• * -v WE HEARD one about the hillbilly who had insomnia. He kept waking up every few days. * * * AlySO one about a gal who wasn't at all superstitious. She wasn't bothered the least bdt when she married a guy b m with 13 mimon dollars. d. h. OUT ON THE West Coast, we hear tell, they serve a confection known as Paarfait: One scoop of gooey ice cream topped with raspberries and a sour grape. + * * SOME COOL GHOUL informed us that "Monster Mash" is number one on Top Forty Tunes. * * * CARTOON — - Woman speaking up at a league of Women Voters meeting: "I don't see how women can have much influence in politics when a husband can still do as he pleases in a voting booth!" "Hope You Didn't Take Anything Personally—The Fact Is We Don't Even Get Along With Each Other" Drew Pearson Reports Crisis in Cuba Coincides With RiftlnsideCorhmunism WASHINGTON — Intelligence reports reaching Washington show that the Chinese-Indian war has deepened the split inside the communist world much more than the outside world realizes. This is agreed to by all the experts. But what Kennedy administration advisers can't agree on is whether the Cuban crisis will widen this split or heal the wounds of the divided communists. What some state department advisers fear is that a tough Kennedy policy will cause the Kremlin and the Red Chinese to rush back into each other's arms in order to present a united front to the west. Whichever group of advisers Is right, here is the picture of what is happening inside the communist world as pieced together from diplomatic cables. Approximately one week ago, the Red Chinese made an informal offer to the Indian government to withdraw 20 miles from the disputed Himalayan border if the Indians would do the same. Prime Minister Nehru promptly rejected the peace feeler. He did so largely because he had the support of Red China's partner, the Russians, with whom he has been constantly conferring. Instead of accepting the peace feeler, Nehru entered Indian troops into the disputed area — using Russian helicopters. This infuriated the Chinese and they ordered a mass attack — v/itih disastrous consequences to India, Previously, th« Russian-Chinese split had been widened bv Moscow's offer to sell MJG-21's to the Indian government at the identical time China was fighting India. This was the first time in communist history that a communist country sided against another communist country in case of war or threatened war. It had been known that the gap between the Red China and Moscow had been growing for some time, but few observers realized how serious it had become until the Soviet pulled all its technicians out of China approximately one year ago. About 3,000 of thp.m returned home. Since that time Wie Peking radio has been so critical of the Russians that Moscow is reported jamming it s broadcasts to the Russian ivonle more than it jams the Voice of America. Critical editorials and even cartoons of Khrushchev have appeared in the Peking press. One of the most interesting Peking broadcasts took place Sept. 18 blasting President Tito of Yugoslavia for giving an interview to this writer. The Chinese called Tito one of the worst names in the communist vocabulary, a "revisionist" — which means that he wants to revise the basic philosophy of Marx, especially regarding the inevitability of war with the capitalist world. This is the same name the Red Chinese have been calling Khrushchev, who, like Tito, has been advocating coexistence rather than the old Marxist doctrine of the inevitability of war- The P'fcing bro«d c att of Sept. 18 made the amazing statement that "Tito' s remarks in an interview with Drew Pearson are fresh oroof that the modern re- visionist group of Yugoslavia is in fact an army corps of United States imperialism." This, incidentally, would make interesting reading for Sen. John Tower, Texas Republican, who blasted the Eisenhower policy, continued by Kennediy, of selling old fighter planes to Yugoslavia. However, the most important deduction drawn by U.S. observers from the Peking diatribes and from the Indian-Chinese war, is the deepening rift inside the communist world, which should very much benefit the United States. One group of advisers has believed that Kennedy's action in regard to Cuba might heal the rift. Another group has believed (that now is the time to take advantage of the rift by moving into Cuba. 1 flew up to Windsor Locks, Conn, on the same Allegheny Airlines plane earlier on the same day that stewardess Francoise de Moriere was sucked out of a faulty door and dropned to her death 1,500 feet below. No accidents occurred on that earlier flight, but several passengers remarked that the plane seemed tied together by baling wire, and. w e wondered whether we would ever make it to Windsor Locks. The old plane was so creaky that air leaked out the vents SUD- nose f ] to furnish passenger ventilation, and the stewardesses stuf- fed napkins into the cracks around the vents, unsuccessfully, to try to stop the leaks. Federal Aviation Administrator Najeeb Halaby is doing a generally good job of policing airline safety, but he needs more inspectors to check on some of the old crates that are limping along the airways these days. One suggestion is that the traveling public help him in this inspection. The FAA welcomes suggestions. Chalk up a major victory for Gov. Pat Brown of California and for him alone in the recent Federal Power Commission refund of $79,000,000 to California gas users from El Paso Natural Gas- Brown began working on the overcharge of gas rates to California consumers back in 1956 when he was attorney general. When he couldn't get the California Public Utilities Commission or Gov. Good/ie Knight to act, he went before the California Legislature and by a razor-thin vote, got $30,000 to fight gas-rate increases. It took seven long years of battling before the FPC, but finally in May 1961, Brown won hearings before the new commissioners appointed by Kennedy. And this month the commission finally handed down a decision in favor of the consumers — in this case, the people of California. Garden City Telegram Published Daily Excapt Sunday and Five Holidays Yearly By The Telegram Publirhinq Company Telephone BR 6-3232 . I 17 East Chestnut Kill Drown Martin Smith Kdltor Advertising Manager TEJtMS DP SUBSCRIPTION By carrier a month in Garden City. $1.55. Piiynble to carrier in advance. By carrier in other cities where service; is available, I!0c per week. By mail to other addresses in Finney, Lane, Scott. Wichita. Greeley, Hamilton. Kearny, Grant, Haskell and Gray counties, $7.50 per year; elsewhere $15.00 per year. Local and area college students. $5.00 for 9-numtlt school year. Second class postage paid at Garden City. Kansits. 7f Telegram motor carrier servin- is required to have puhllcat inn-day delivery by mail in cities that have local carrier service, local carrier rules apply. Member of The Associated I'ress The Associated Pre.s s is entitled exclusively to the use. for reproduction of all the local newa printed in this newspaper as well im all AP news and dispatches. All rights nf publication of .special dispatches ai-e also reserved. U.S. MARINE BAND Nearly Sold Out, but... There are still some upper balcony seats which wilii be available for a short time at $1.50 each. Get them at the Windsor Hotel lobby or by calling BR 6-3061 or BR 6-4381. THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 8 P.M. CLIFFORD HOPE AUDITORIUM Sponsored by Garden Kiwanis Club News at 5 Points! Stoner No. I had to buy a new caih register this week. Not because we wanted to, or was talked into it by a fast talking salesman. We were forced to ... Our old 1905 model refused to work anymore. ' Mick had a birthday this week; but she won't tell which one. Marie Rhoades is operating 5 Points Cafe again, 24 hours a day. We had 3 state inspectors this week. Got along fine with two of them; but we are not talking about the .other ... he and I both said enough when he was tare. There was nothing wrong. Just he didn't agree with my policies and I didn't agree with his. P.S. The ^United Fund is short. A lot of you haven't given yet. I'll bet there are a lot of people in Cuba and Russia, who would be glad to give, if they could live in the good ole U.S.A. FRESH SHIPMENT JUST ARRIVED—CHOCOLATE Peanut Clusters Lb. PLENTY OF... Kraft CARAMELS 6 Flavors 30-or. Bag Grade "A" Small EGGS Dozen Only Dozen * 1.00 Santa Fe White or Yellow POP CORN 2% 19c Mott's Apple CIDER 45c Santa Fe Cranberry SAUCE 2 Com 39C Regular Size TIDE Box 29c Truck Free with Palmolive SOAP Truck Full Santo Ctaus SOAKY Each 6 TC Pet or Carnation MILK 2 J± 29c Maxwell House COFFEE Lb. 59c 400 She KLEENEX 2 FO, 45c Santa Fe OLEO 2 LX 29c Come, see our NEW LEATHER CAPS! You still got FLIES? We still got FLY SPRAY... THAT NEEDS TO BE SOLD! Always Tender ROUND STEAK SIRLOIN STEAK PORK STEAK BEEF LIVER Lb. Lb. Lb. Lb. 79 85 39 29 Armour's Columbia THICK-SLICED BACON 2S,79c uce Best in Town— Fancy Red or Yellow Delicious APPLES ^ 19c You'll 'Need ^ SWEET SPUDS u,9c California Pascal CELERY ib lOc Season's Favorite CRANBERRIES u. 19c Solid Heads CABBAGE ........... Lb Santa Fe SWEET SPUDS .....rc2 29c Delsey TOILET TISSUE 2^,25c Low Suds AD Kraft Giant . Size 66c BISCUITS c-10c ALL KINDS OF SHELLS! Hunting Licenses, Duck Stamps — Upland Game Bird Stamps at Stoner No. 1 SNACKS - BEER • ETC.! We Reserve The Right To Limit Quantities! BOTH STONERS are Participants in CASH DAY Be in our store Every Wednesday—2:30 p.m. § Santa Fe *"V BKAHP * _ . I, H 'Food'Store "SONNIE" "HO- No. 2 ONERC uaht Uptown Food Prices^F We Brought Uptown to Suburban Garden City STONER NO. 1 OPEN 7 a.m. to !0 p.m. 7 day* a w««fc

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