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PAGE FOUR ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH 2, Editorial etaome to Alaska Alaska i* virtually » full-fledged member of j approval of tlic nionov to pav for it. Gold was 'scarce in 1867, and it had more interest for Congress than did the new territory. President Johnson of Alaska while Congress was still David Lawrence New State Brings New Adventure WASHINGTON — It isn't oft- i that a stale is admitted to the the United States of America. The Senate completed approval Monday That was the last hurdle of questionable character j^ tm ' g ^expropriation, l.aicr Alaska developed that Alask?n statehood had to get over. linto a gold m.ne. ! Some of us, meanwhile, might be inclined to| \p e CAn CNt cnd our welcome to Alaska as thr r forget that Alaska could bo. a center for missile; 49^ 5, atc — a distinction which a neighboring city, 1 launching pads only 700 miles from Seattle today' nc j ;„ cnv i ron , non -will h.ivc to vacate. '^ n<{ Nfnv Mrxi( . n rll|T10 in . if Secretary of State William H. Scward hadn t ( ]^- ow tne United States Ins accepted as part ot pvr , tlt ,. auser | a ) o | of excitement exercised some forethought back in 1867. jitsclf a huge and rich area of Und which at lcast;|| KM , _ and the boom isn't over The Czar of Russia needed a fresh supply of ; s connected to this country bv land—albeit ihe in those Mntr/s yeK The admis- funds in those days. Seward completed negotiations connecting territory is that of another nation. with the Russians to buy Alaska for 17,200,000 in gold. Seward forced the hand of Congress by sewing up the deal before the legislature had even voted The next problem is granting statehood to a territory that is an absolute island, to he reached; only by crossing hundreds of miles of ocean- Hawaii. Contrast in Farm Production sion of Alaska will bring t h e same kind of excitement — new hopr and new adventure. Kor fi new state means n e w opportunities lor millions of people. It means some hardship, of course, for new settlers. But it means also a chance to make money — and that's a motivation which has stirred men ma- If you want a contrast in farming, look at recent reports in the 25 Years Ago column on the first wheat of the season arriving here, and compare them with figures on that arriving now. Farmer* bringing in the initial wheat deliveries in 193S were reporting about 15 bushels to the acre. The season had been exceptionally dry and hot, it's true, in those days. That was one of the big drought years. But first farmers bringing in their wheat this year report 4J to 50 bushels of production per acre. This year has been an unusually fine one for growth—if farmers get a break in the weather for their harvesting operations. But much of the difference in wheat production per acre has resulted from improved methods of farming. The production in wheat per acre regarded as routine today would have amazed farmers of 25 years ago. .And if growth in the wheat production perjny times in American history. , . , , , j Thus the "gold rush" to t h e acre is phenomenal, take a look at the tremendous ; K)om)jke arpa jn A , aRka jn 1896 boost given to corn production by not only better methods of cultivation and soil handling, but by the almost miraculous development of hybrid varieties of corn. The farmer, whom many used to regard as the center of conservatism, certainly hasn't been backward in welcoming and availing himself of improvements that have developed through the years Many have contributed to these improvements by their own ingenuity and willingness to share knowledge. » » » * • * Needed Diversion In Taipei, Formosa, Hu Tao-hsing became the first man in Chinese history to be assigned to a supervisory police post the other day. We might import Miss Hu as a meter maid. The name would divert the punsters from City Manager Watt. That We May Still See "There's no such thing as a harmless firecracker," according to Frank F. Fowle, president of the Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness. President Fowle made the assertion^ in connection with a statement cautioning Illinois ciitzens to.stay away from fireworks except at supervised displays. Citizens should not need to be reminded of this. They have a perfectly good law on the books forbidding possession, purchase, or discharge of fireworks in the state. Alton has similar city laws on its books, and police enforcement of the law is becoming increasingly effective through the years. Alton is in a particularly ticklish position with regard to this law, however. Tt is only a bridge- length's drive from a row of fireworks peddlers who don't appear to realize President Fowle's caution. The ISPB appropriately has set "Prevention of Blindness Week" so it straddles the Fourth of July when the temptation constantly arises to break safety rules and defy laws both. Of course accidents involving eyes aren't the only thing that can happen when one uses fireworks. One of the worst threats to life and safety is the act of throwing fireworks out of cars in moving. traffic along the highways or in city streets. Such foolhardy practice, needless to say, can cause serious accidents. Franco-British Understanding Announcement by Vernier DeGaulle and Prime Minister Macmillan that tbjy had reached an understanding for close cooperation between France and England is good news for the world, particularly the free'part of it. , Doubt has been expressed in some quarters about DeGaulle's willingness to work with his two allies, the United States and Great Britain, after he assumed leadership in France. President Eisenhower was quick to express his confidence in the French leader. Now DeGaulle and Macmillan are represented as resuming the personal bonds of friendship that existed in the days'll years ago when the two were busy working together against the Nazis in Algeria. High on the agenda of future efforts to reach agreement, of course, will be France's standing demand, emphasized by DeGaulle, for equality with the United States, Britain, and Russia in the nuclear weapons field. This seems to have boggec down on the desire of both Britain and America to keep the possession and manufacture of nuclear weapons a narrow affair. The reason given is the resultant comparative ease of control. In the background could be a distrust of the strength of the Communist Party in France and its penetration oi government bureaus. Perhaps Premier DeGaulle can satisfy our feeling of caution in this direction and enable himself .to become a full-strength ally. We need all the enlightened and strong assistance we can get in this direction. Robert S. Allen Reports Funds for Anti-Crime Drive WASHINGTON — A11 o r - ney General William Rogers is getting tiie money and personnel he wants for that nationwide drive against some 100 leading racketeer! and hoodlums. The House Appropriations Committee has privately voted the $200,000 requested by Rogers for this anti-crime campaign. Principal purpose of this spe- and the tax laws. The former were especially effective in prosecuting Communists. Assistant Attorney General Anderson explained that similar strategy will be employed in the cial fund is to add 15 experienc-tions Committee: ed attorneys to the staff of the Justice Department's Criminal Division. They will be paid an average of $15,000 a year. The Criminal Division is now headed by Assistant Attorney General D. Malcolm Anderson Jr., former U.S. Attorney for Western Pennsylvania. A major the federal conspiracy statutes Coast. Further, this gathering wasn't the first of its kind. Far from it. "These criminal syndicate get- togethers have been going on for many years. The FBI has records of them is far back as in Cleveland. In recent year s, there have been such anti-crime drive. The Criminal| meetings in 19r>2 and . 1953 in Mj . Division head told the Appropria. |amj jn m - 4 |n chicago and in took on the same pattern as the "gold rush" to California in 1849. What does the entry of a new state really mean? It affects not, merely those who want to set up a stake in Ihe 103,000.000 acres previously owned by the government, that will he thrown open to settlement. Our-own Pacific Northwest will benefit by the increased trade, and indirectly there will be an impact commercially on the people of the United States as a whole. New Market For if Alaska — which in area is twice the size of Texas — becomes more heavily populated, It means a new market for many products. Likewise, if the valuable oil resources of Alaska are developed. ' it could mean that the American consumer of oil will be less dependent on the oil that comes froni the troub- Side Glances •*«AUMUIMI r-a T.M. itaf. v.t. m. off. "I got mad and told Susan I'd never play at her house again—so can I invite her over here?" Reader's Forum Behold! Thev Eateth! 25 and 50 Years Ago K. X Kvans, a special representative of the state, here to secure first-hand information on Alton projects, conferred with Thomas W. Butler and City Knglneer Clifford Abraham. The mayor had submitted to Gov. Henry Homer's committee 12 Alton projects for consideration as to federal aid and financing under the National Recovery Act. Evans was one of a number of state engineers who had been assigned to the special duty of investigating municipal projects advanced for federal Mrs. Mary Staniford Marsh, 93, had died at hep home, 1403 Henry St., from infirmities of age. She had been a resident of the community 72 year*, having come here from Ipswich, Conn., in 1937, the year Alton changed from a town to a eity. First Baptist Church lost its oldest member by her death. Mrs. Marsh was the widow of Dr. Ebenezer Marsh. (;ov. Charles S. Deneen was lo visit Alton 1ft course of n campaign trip through Madlsort County financial assistance. The data taken by Kvans at|hy automobile. He tfas scheduled lo speak «t an the conference would supplement that on the 12 Alton projects already submitted by Mayor Butler. On the basis of the NRA analysis. Alton could effect some SBOO.OOO worth of projects. SOri.OOl) less than the cost estimated by Mayor Butler in his report. The Alton Board of Kduoation, facing the early necessity for erection of a junior high school building in Ihe east side area, listed that project with the engineer, at estimated cost of $150,000. The miHers' processing tax which was to be put into effect on July 8 would bring the end of the five-cent loaf of bread. The processing tax as provided in the Farm Bill was 30 cents per bushel on wheat alone; there was a tax on the finished product which added to the raw wheat tax, and made a total of $1.38 per barrel payment to the govern- hient. The committee on arrangements for the dedication of the American Legion plot and World War memorial trees in Valhalla cemetery had selected July 16 as the date of the event. Affixed at the base of each 01 the memorial trees would be a pvening meeting here following an afternoon rally in Kdwardsville. Alton Board of Education voted to have all school buildings of the city equipped with fire «s- capes. A resolution authorizing an immediate Call for birls was adopted on motion of P. W. Coyle. August Luer urged Lowell and Humboldt Schools he equipped before school reopened in the fall. An annual lax levy, $10,000 less than in the year elos- inp, was recommended. E. L. King applied for the post of assistant principal of high school, a plac« left vacant in the year ending. Miss Agnes Hutchinson was appointed member of the high school faculty to fill a vacancy. Miss Frieda Gossrau Was named supervisor or music. A gift by Dr. R. Gibson of a display of stuffed birds for the high school was accepted. An insured value of $18,000 for th« new McKinley School was approved. Dr. G. E. Wilkinson callecf for equalization 'of-salaries to. improve the pay schedule of teachers. He cited that the maximum for .janitors was $75 a month" while that, for teachers was only $60. marker designating the name of the service man, p p)s f(1| , pnr]y constrU ction of the proposed to whose memory it was dedicated. 1^ ^ f ln|n ,. spwer wn Jmprovcd by a confer . Word was received by William Wilken of Linden ^^ Mwfm om( .j.,, s of , np city and Illinois Glass ' avenue from his brother, George Wilken of Aniha, D\VI, saying that the family would leave Aniba _about. July 1 for an eight-week vacation in the ^^ Rj . )|)p compromlsc plan - the Ke wer.was as-tion. It has been saved a number | Unitpd stales - M O he enclosed only part way through the glass. . , ... ,.,„,, tjnnHo., M)' s - Henry V. Boehl was removed to her home sociate.h together and they eat.io years by m> Aunt Nell Ben^ r , randview avenue and Sering sl ,, pts fo , Iinving lP'«»H ^^ The lodge lodgeth together and;™ * s * tjplcal ot .^""Jisurgen--at St. Joseph's Hospital. j A syndicate (o lease Chesson race track. ,mme. . The Club clubbeth to-, day .? ISt T S ,,, _. 1S .* 0 ".7.ri Mr, C. A. Heini, of Prosncet street had eone lo d^"? «™* « f Alt « n bal1 P« rk - wtls holn * P lt>moU ,„„ was agrwd to w hich would' p OR| , 1nal0(l fcosl Io the t . ity from $60 ,000 to "Behold! The association they eat. gether and they eat. The businessj men take council and they eat. The church has a social and crniidprat.on. o U1 ™t 'or feeding the psysical body and quite Chicago to attend the World's Fair, en route to ' forget the intellectual and the South Bend. Ind., where sht would visit with her they !spiritual. Even today the churches son, Robert Heintz, a student at the University of ed. George Tomlinson of East Alton was one of the leaders of the project. Harry J. Mackinaw was confined to his home , by a wound to his foot due to stepping on'a rusty eat. And even when the mission-) fped , pm a , thp youth gatherings. Notre Dame. ary society meeleth together theyi We fepf) , pm at ' the Da jiy V aca- Miss Lena T. Jehle, a daughter of the late Johninail. It was feared Ihe injury would prevent him • eat. But this latter is in good cause , tjon Bib , e Sch()o| nwrj.ii i- , i, ,w because they "eat in remembrance! Jn {act - t js qujte incon . ei . t to Mrs . j ehlCi dicd . S he was survived by her motl> feat tankers Sme dav tllT so*° f the P°° r .^athcn who have not| have any gathering witnout feed-jer, Mrs. Caroline Jehle; two brothers, John and that tankers some day will go frorri Alaskan ports direct to some Asian countries. Oil means a chance for industrialization of much to eat." iing 'em. I once'heard that a min-|Anton. Jehle. a Ions-lime brewery executive here, and j from attending the glass workers convention al Baltimore. H. 0. Tonsor and Dr. Harry R. Leinen, dele- i Kates, and George Dickson. assistant sergeant-at"Behold! Hath a man's brainsjj stei . 0 { the gospel said that if hei The Steamer J. S. was to make its farewell trip'arms, left for the national Democratic convention regions not now able to • buy cheap fuel. Politically, Alaska will add a 'ew electoral votes. There will be 98 United States senators instead of 96, and 436 members of the U. House of representatives instead of 435. In a close situation --as, for instance, in the Senate ivhere in recent years there has >een almost a tie between the two parties — the two Alaska p otes could be decisive on many questions of public policy. Internationally, the addition of Alaska to the union should not mean much change. But there s perhaps a sentimental difference when one of our states becomes the border of the mainland of Russia, and it" is no longer an afrea of just territorial or colon- gone to his stomach and doth he;}, a d to ring the dinner bell instead no longer regard intellectual dain- O £ the church bell to get the peo- ties that thou cans't no longer call a quorum or even a baker's dozen except thou hold up the baker's dainties as a bait? Be it true, that the day cometh that, to get a crowd at prayer meeting, the preacher must hold up a biscuit? "Yea, verily, thou hast heard of the child races of the world, But. behold, it is nigh even at the door. For, "Come hither, sweet little one, and I will give thee a stick of candy", even so must thou say to his grown up papa and mama, 'Assemble ye together and we will serve refreshments," and lo, they come like sheep in a pen."—(from the Dayton Purchaser). We have no way of knowing how antiquated the fpregoing article might be. The Dayton Purchaser pie to come, he'd ring the dinner bell. I'm wondering about things like this. Could it be that we are going a bit too far with the "social" side of our existence? Then too, is it a healthy practice? Seems foolish to spend mon- of the season out of Alton on July 4, then go north|in Denver. Joseph Lamperl, central committee for the'remainder of the season. chairman, also was to attend the convention. Victor Riesel Says New Cry—'Remember Goldfine 9 One of Bernard Goldfine's ey to put the weight on and then; [oibles was to do business by seek medical aid to take it off. One thing I'm sure of. The ministers ,of today don't need a biscuit to hold up to get people to come to prayer-meeting because in many instances .the mid-week service has been dispensed with. I telephone — automobile telephone, that is. The rag and real estate millionaire loved to phone from his roving limousine. Since none of these radio-phone conversations were monitored, ia] status. Certainly there _will; js p reseuma bly an Ohio publica be more of a national consc.ious- ness now that the United States! is actually adjacent to Soviet Russia in the Siberian region. Fabulous Resources To many Americans Alaska is something remote, a place that's very cold in winter. T t:'s true that Alaska is the first state of the union that reaches across t h e Arctic Circle, but its resources are fabulous. outlining what seems to me to be the basis for labor's counter-offensive agair/st business in the next two years, said that it was not enough for labor to have the records and open business books. The union technicians said that union experts should be admit- wonder if we're not missing a they _ along with tne heavy (Poundage of missing financial re- 3ost to the inquisi - l ° ^ enjoying? MARTHA A. (ED'S NOTE: And then theire were the loaves and fishes.) ;i. cords ~ sion and insurance plan costs • and medical services. Still sensitive over the cry for ' full exposure of union expense ' tabs, the labor technicians say they want a "detailed and meaningful breakdown of administra „' tive, general and selling costs. ted into the plants to check on including donations and contrl the accuracy of, industrialists' claims of expenses and prices of repairs, expansion programs and other deductions from the com- Property Owners, Only I agree with Mr. Dehner on pay-j ing taxes. Everyone who has chil-' dren going to school should pay a school tax of some kind. They should be checked very carefully for personal property tax. How many parents, both man Forum Writers, Note Letters to the Readers Forum should be as brief as possible, arid writers should be completely identified. The Telegraph will withhold writer's name on request but preference is given writers who agree to publication of names. The Telegraph reserve* the right to condense letters. ;ued that it would mean a radi- : i"id leave children at home with- 1 - - •al change in the character of out anyone caring for them? Raise ^ - )0 an nour an( j | oo k what some he union] for now there will be their tax like the property own- ()t the Ot i 1ors are getting—$3 to $4 a big expanse of land between, ; ers' lax is raised. ' a n hour, and their wives making he other 48 states and the 4!)th.| what if property owners raise almost that much, too. Hear them The same argument will be em-jiheir rent to meet the high prop-;say "It's cheaper to pay rent than 'The opponents of statehood ar- and wife, work; have two autos.| 1936 in Binghamton, N. Y." We intend to go after the top. ,. Just wha , do fhcy do al , hegc Dloyed against admitting the is- ands of Hawaii, which are heav- ly populated with Americans of Japanese origin. The reason Alaska's friends have had a hard time in Congress has been that to admit Alaska hitherto meant adding Hawaii, too. The proponents of Alaskan statehood managed to separate the two issues, and that's wny Alaska got in. It isn't so certain what Ha waii's fate will be. One group argues that there is too much CARL KUHN erty tax? Would these people likejto own property." Maybe they're il7 I right, what with high taxes and Also, why does the school board upkeep expense, confuse property owners in the 800 block on Washington Avenue by making them go over to Humboldt School to vote, when they have both" Horace Mann and Clara Barton schools closer? At Humboldt vou have to climb three flights of; "Loke Loses Just where has the Local Kid been? Last November I proposed hoodlums and racketeers ini much the same manner as we: _ steps to vote. Our elderly and crip-l Th : vi D bc ca ,, ed Spied cannot climb that many; Grandmothers Day But - Mick steps. iand Mike beat me down. (sessions?" . u „• „ /* mm ,, ' "That Apalachin meetingjto get rid of it would be to ad- property owners, have been prosecuting Commu-: ' . !_. : . ,, _. = .... .. .. . _ ,_ , ,. ... Communistic activity in Hawaii,! If taxps arf to hp raisod ' let the ! Now the LK proposes a Grand- and the other thinks a good wayjP ro P ert y owners vote, not the non-| mothers Day . who's next? We're Uifconspiracy sSSTand the^""* 0 ™ °] organized crime." . . ... . ii'pnlierl Anderson. 'A wide var- amounteci to a board ofimH Hawaii Into the union. income tax laws. We are also go-i| replied Anderson. "A wide var ing to use provisions of the Taft- of nefarious activities were factor In his appointment lastjlaw." Hartley Act and the narcotics discussed and presumably agreed March was to spearhead a drive jon; such as territory arrangements, distribution, communica* Last November's meeting of !t , onB divJ8ion of profilSt punisn . . . * j- . 11 twno MI * j.THJii \ji 1'iiiijm against criminal syndicates some 60 crime leaders at Apala.; ment|| , and prornotions . . throughout the country. u/hin. N. Y.. was cited by Ander- throughout the country In agreeing to give Rogers the additional money, the Appropriations Committee laid down two blunt injunctions: (1) The 15 new Criminal Division attorneys are to be selected regardless of politics and Strictly on their qualifications; (2) there will be a full-scale investigation if the Justice Depart-. ment 'ail 8 *° produce results. Both Rogers and Anderson; firmly assured the Committee that no political motives are behind the anti-crime plan. In a series of pr.vate meetings with the Committee, the two Justice officials asserted their sole purpose is to smash a spreading underworld "empire" that It threatening every section of the country. Every major federal enforcement authority wUJ participate in this extraordinary effort. Foremost among them are FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover: In- Look back and see how manyl off on a special run. Certainly a new state can es- property owners never got over 1 tablish a full system of stale courts of its own and whole set of administrative facilities. It is no longer dependent on the federal government in Washington, which usually handles all territorial affairs in an already ov- Jersey ville the far-flung organization of un-j New Yo '' k - Chi ™K° a' 1 " Mia-"'burdened Department of the were listed by Anderson as Interior. derworld operations, "Most of those who attended this affair," he said, "came from jthe "key headquarters" of t h e lunderworld overlords. Talk of Merger It's possible that there now will New York, New Jersey andPenn-i. ..... , . , . _ ., .,, sylvania. But there was a fair jton, Ph.ladelphia. Detroit Atlan "There are other important of- lhp a revival of talk aboutamerg- ifices." said Anderson, "in Bos- Pr with Canada. This has often representation from the South, Midwest and even the Pacific B - "™' ' Ve «"' Alton Evening Telegraph Published by Alton Telegraph Priming Company P. B. COUSLEY. Publisher and Editor Published Dally. Subscription Price 30 cems weekly by carrier: by mail $10 a year within 100 miles. $14 beyond 100 miles. Mall subscriptions not accepted m town where carrier delivery It available. Entered at second class matter at the post office at Alton. Ill Act ot Congress: March 3, 18/8. MEMBER 0! ; THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Buf the other three are the prin- been suggested in American history but has always met with disfavor by most of the people ipal headquarters and main has-of Canada, whose basic ties are es of operation. It is our intention to seek the active iissist- atice of stato and local authorities in Ih.s drive to smash the underworld empire of crimp, hoodlums and racketeers." noy with Britain. Fundamentally Americans, like Britons and Canadians, will object to anything likely to deprive each of t h »> i r national traditions, But with what has been happening in Jhe world Anderson's chief assistant ini in recent" years, especially in this drive will be Milton Wess-i defense Problcins in the Arctic, it el, tormer Assistant t'.S. Attor- |ls not unthinkal > | e that Britain in New York Cit\ ' ^""''da will be urged to join Appointee* The FBI is making another (and ja three-cornered union of some ikind with the United States. chi-ck of John A. McCone, Call- Anyway Alaska now is in the Revenue Commissioner The.Associated Press Ib exclusively.express request of Joint Atomic lurnia businessman, whom t h e unlon ~ now lo '™ally and tech- Presidenl named to succeed Ato-i nk ' al| y vel ' bul for a " Practical mil- Commissioner Lewis Strauss.!''" 1 ''' 0 **" "- and ' 1he Peopfd in This second scrutiny is at the a11 P arls of the Nairiiticsi t ! l ."" ed news RuisoJJ Harrington; Commissioner Harry Anslinger; •nd Immigration Commissioner hm ' ln , u f e ror p " bl ' callon . ispatches credliud to this! particularly the youth hunting jobs nowadays and families in Dinner Coll Answtr to Previous Puzxl* ACROSS ) Roast loin of 5 Wing- shaped 9 Split soup 12 Dash 13 Venture 14 Standing roast 15 Symptomatic 17 Before 3 Sloping way 4 Leg joints 5 Fuss 6 Second 7 Operatic solo 8 Happen again 9 Shams 10 Ireland 11 In bed 16 Laundry device 20 Smelled out 22 Misplaces 24 Boys 28 Deserve 3P Bewildered 18 Heavy drinker 25 Notion 19 Jeered al 26 Location! 21 Filet of - • 23 Shad -24 Mouth part 27 Standard 29 Impediment 32 Worships 34 Ancient Urfa 36 Wish 37 Save 38 Spoken 39 Lapse 41 Uttet 42 Beverage 44 Kind of bomb 46 Eddied 49 Female relative A3 Also 54 Member of nomadic group 56 Sea eagle 67 Awry S8 Mind 31 Wild bird flavored 33 Addition to bjll 35 Testify 46 Pace 47 Had on 48 Therefor* 50 Australian ostrich •in Gentlewomen Si Walking stick 43 Worship place 52 Finishes 45 Light fogs 65 Honey maker and to me local news published lUimniiiteeinen who are raising- 1 ••«««««»,,„ ...... ..-.•i...v-» m RHMIIIU questions Hoarding M c C o n e.j seal ' t '' 1 ol advc-mure, can ,"gu| .WFooihkr part •wing. Haw it'll Bo Owe mtdl weapons will be us- mA .<.»>«•« *h» •o «gaiMt t» ,>i/opinw4 L oveaords— Local Ailvei'tUIng Kates and Contract informaUon on application at the Telegraph builum office ill East Broadway. Alton. Ill National Adver- fifing Rerrcseniatlvei. Wed Holiday " ' Chicago. Detroit. Slrmiss' term expired June 30, and it may be sorritt time before that vacancy is confirmed by the Senate. >C 'ih"e Hall Syndicate. Inc.) wesl " in tll( '"' fetation! wagons anil try their luck in the new bonanza of the North American continent. £ 1958, K. Y. ilerald-Uibun*. Inc.) 60 Flou-ei 61 Prosecute! DOWN t Nuisanci 2 Bread *pr»«0 tors '5of today, and the inquisitive;P anies> P rofit total - , . -* i ft '.ClOrXJUl «* V» O l\Jl \^illK. UUQliJ^poIlldl Unexpected lm pact on influential^ report publjc]y ^ wejcutives , forces far from the turbulent| sa ] arieSi honuses, pensions, stock butions to charitable and other philanthropic causes; expense o) operating separate department! (for .example, a sales depart-^ ^categorical listing of in-" of"tomorrow All this is havliwanl Specifically, the u n I o n i'wffl conilf-taxes and other taxes with,, oLtomorrow. .All this is navingan , , r : _ busine | smen |appropriatfr details in the case of- extraordinary Adjustments, and" detailed costs \yhich are charg-" ed to repairs and maintenance." .Other labor men point to th« current demands that they re-... port their connections with ness firms. In retaliation, s o m « labor men now want lawstoforct" businessmen and all company of-^, ficials to. reveal to the public; "the intercorporate connection* - . between officers "and varioui •• Congressional hearing room. The impact is on labor leaders and their anonymous technicians who plan to use 1'affaire Gold- f i n e for a retaliatory drive against business — all business. These labor men have been angered by proposals for the full exposure of their salaries, expenses, investments, and other options, life insurance payments and expense allowances. Written into these proposals will also be demands for full exposure of dividend and interest payments to the investors, credit-; ors, managers, and directors and capital gains earned by these executives. The unions even will want to have full details of bene- financial activities of themselves fits, aside from money, T he!S;ej c °!? pan !f s ' and their unions. They now planjw.ould range from sick leave! . But * her ^. is m o re ;.*han mere^ to fight for laws.'demanding ex-:costs, to cafeteria and recrea-i angqr in 11lis carn P a isn for the^ rsosls, to paid vacations, peJl?"*''^ >" ear » when lahor ex -_ • Ipects friends to control Congress,. by the most, whopping majority:..' actly the . same from all firms lion costs and their executives. And labor's cry will be — "Remember Goldfine." Labor will demand the fullest exposure of all business spending. This campaign has been some time in the making. Recently the technicians of 57 international unions were surveyed by Dean Wilbur F. Pillsbury of Knox College, 111. He discovered that the advisers to the nation's major labor leaders believe it is "inevitable" that there will be federal laws, forcing all industry^ to report their most intimate financial activity to the public — thus making available to the union chiefs the up-to-the-minute inner FRED M. MILLER details of their financial livos. Furthermore, these experts, Today 7 s Prayer Lord Jegus, enable me to represent Thee faithfully today. 'Grant me the insight to dis«prrr Thy will in every situation before me. In every relationship may. I be governed by Thy Holy Spirit. Help me to do.every duty in ?uch a way that my services wiiljneet the hunger pf the;heart as well as the needs of the body. Grant that my realization of Christ's indwelling ma,y awaken othei"s ,}o liis, all-pervading, presence. Anien t —George C. Pidgeon, Tpronto, Qnti, ' past-moderator, U n i t-'e d Church of Canada. (@ 1958, by the Divisjpn of Christian Education, Nh.ional ; Council uf 'the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A.) since 1937. This will be a speedy pick-up of the drive launched a decade • ago -by Walter Reujher to "opent the books", of American indui-^' try. The'labor attitude is that,while business Is a private af-» fair,/its profits affect labor. And;; Jabor\.\vill open its drive to push'- back the ledger covers so it cajr- know what "a fair share" of theC income is. Say the labor meri,^ on ^nd off'the record, they can't know what a fair' 'share is until they know how much there it to share, From this it is jugst a short- di'ive 4- » pu,tt in fact— to prof it-1" scaring. • ' " 19)8, The Ha]l Syndicate, Inc.) . ' MIRROR OF YOUR MIND By JOSEPH WHITNEY Of a larger gpal, our troublesome', guilt feelings are eased and w*", achieve-a healthy sense of well»« being. Realistic self-denial tends* to compensate for past failures and weaknesses. Jt gives us re-, assurance that we have the ca-'. pacity for self-control; • that wt^ are not such a bad perspn after- all. «•• •: • I. Doe* thinking depend on .education? Answer; To think is to exercise the mind with ideas and concepts. An educated person has a larger area of ideation, but that does not make him a thinker. The average person thinks within a narrow sphere, and when he gets a new idea he stops to admire and play with it. When a creative thinker gets a new idea, Should you shun • friend . who doe* y«H,. wrong? « Answer: It is often comforting,." to feel hurt in such a case; 8uf-£ fering creates a sense of self* righteousness,that places you on a plane high above the friend who has let you down. However, it would be wise to forego that comfort until you find out why your friend wronged, you. Often when a ; friend lets us down it j*,,. Is null-denial a symptom of neuron!*? his mind races on to explore Anttver: it can bc if carried Co because of some misunderstand"* what may lie beyond. This can the extreme of useless martyr- ing, or because the frieod wai*- appjy to. the un-educated man doi(i. llpwevw sejf<rdehia} is more under severe pressure to jdo so.~ tinkering with a fish trap as well often symptomatic of a strong in the latter case our frWnd ls£ as the savant tinkering with out- Conscience. When we deny our- in distress and needs our good; • er sfiaue. . pelves something i« the interest^vill. > . ••< *•• (Copyright 19M, Kin* Futum Syadlctt*. inc.)

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