Eureka Humboldt Standard from Eureka, California on March 31, 1962 · Page 4
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Eureka, California
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HUHBOLDT 'STANDARDSaturday. Mar. 31, 1962, P. 4i Established 1873 Published by THE EUREKA NEWSPAPERS, INC. DON O'KANE. President and General Manager .Second Class postage paid at Eureka, California. Yearly, $21.00 - .. /Monthly, $1.75 :. Mail rates, Zones 1 and 2, $1.75 per month . . Zones 3 and 4, $2.00 .. All other, $2.25 .. Daily, ten cents per copy. FULL UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL WIRE SERVICE PUBLISHED FROM 328 E STREET, EUREKA, CALIFORNIA, EVERY EVENING EXCEPT SUNDAY, TELEPHONE HILLSIDE 2-1711. Editorials *** features *** You'd Never Know They Were on the Same team The Standard's Editorial Policy: Unswerving support of the principles of democracy; in federal, state and community government; Preservation and advancement of the opportunities for pursuit of private enterprise in California and the Redwood Empire; · Unbiased reporting of the news; ' 'Preservation of the principles of free speech and a free press; Support of all movements for the betterment, the beauttfteatton and the general development of Eureka and other cities and towns of Humboldt county. Babies - - And Electronics! « The science of electronics was vastly accelerated By the pressures of World War II. One of the most afamatic developments was radar, which enabled ships and planes to pinpoint targets and objects many rniles away through the blackest night or the worst of weather. .. To many of us who have difficulty in balancing a Sionthly bank statement, one of the most mysterious greatures spawned since the war by this new science is the electronic computer. Electrical impulses representing complex mathematical equations and relationships can be fed into one of them at fantastic rates of speed - - up to several hundred · thousand characters per second. These remarkable machines have been applied to everything from figuring the . Best combination of ingredients for sausage to analyzing and mapping the movements of every aircraft over the United States as part of our air defense -. system. They guide missiles into space, and, worse luck, scan our income tax returns, r One'of the most interesting recent developments is a new adaptation of the computer in the field of medicine. Nearly 150,000 babies die annually in the last four months of pregnancy, or the first year of lif e. A group of doctors have organized a study program which utilizes electronic data processing equipment to evaluate pregnancy and birth information from 91 hospitals. Last year the initial program studied 150,000 births. And in 1962, it is hoped that half a million may be handled. The eventual goal will be to analyze all of the nation's baby deliveries, and reduce the infant mortality rate by 15 to 25 per cent in the next five to ten years by making information on previous handling of particular birth and infant conditions immediately available to attending physicians. . Electronics is becoming one of the nation's major industries, and it is certainly one of the most imaginative and rapidly growing ones. Many of its miracle machines have become commonplace necessities in business, industry, and the home. And to an ever-increasing degree ; ^ts products will contribute to the country's technical and productive capacity, and to individual enjoyment, comfort and length of life. WALTER WINCHELL ON BROADWAY The Broadway Lights Swellebs About Town: Barbara Stanwyck (Hulllodolll!) signing autographs for scads of fans 48th and The Big Apple where she once hoofd on The Strand Roo as Ruby Stevens. ·. ,Ex-Iflng,:Sim eon (Bulgaria) and his lovely Es papol bride among the common ers enjoying Woody Herman's, jazztronauts at the Metropole. . Jayne Mansfield (completely over tier fear of water) dining at the 4 Seasons poolside ... Titan-hairec Rhonda Fleming turning necks al "Sunday in New York". . ."Star Dust" c o m p o s e r Hoagy Car michael and Tony Bennett chief- ing the atomic-applause for Roberta Sherwood at the Internationa . .Maximillian Schell giving the Embers' hatchicks the Giggles. . John Roosevelt, growing up, startling Goldie's diners with his re marfcable resemblance to FDR.. Neville Brand (you've seen him in tv often as Scarface AD getting the "Can I getcha a cab, Mr. Capone?" from the dead-panned Warwick doorman. * * * * ' * * * * News Behind the News WASHINGTON -- It is ironic the National Association of Manu Now - - How About Deeds? "The costly Chinese Wall that separates public and private power will be pierced with interconnecting lines, and America will be the stronger for it. I challenge the entire electric industry to a new competition. Who can do best for the power user? Call it what you will - - co-operation, competition, co-ordination, or just plain common sense -- this approach offers the best hope for all concerned." These eloquent words are those of Secretary of the Interior Udall. But more than words are needed before that "Chinese Wall" separating public and private power can be bridged. Alleged cooperation between the government and the utility companies can be like cooperation between a cat and a canary - - before long there's no canary. Determined groups, within and without the government, seek complete socialization of the power resources of this country - - including nuclear power as well as that produced from the conventional sources. The government systems enjoy all manner of advantages denied any private enterprise - - tax freedom, below-cost capital, and so on. They are prime examples of special privilege that have no right to exist in a supposedly free and fair society. Words are all very well - - but it is the deeds that finally count. inter land« ". . . The plan to increase the peace corps has met will) some opposition here - - Some feel a B-70 bomber woula servo America's interests better, Love, Mom. P. S. How's the irrigation ditch for the village going? " thai almosl every liberal or laboi group which backed President Kennedy almost 100 per cent is disappointed, publicly or privately, over his performance on behalf of their various causes. Their grievances cover such politico-economic areas as public versus private power develop menl, pro-business provisions in Ihe pending lax bill, racial discrimination, labor - management relations and anti-strike procedure, his "get moving" program and his diluted effort to protect millions of unorganized and helpless consumers. As evidence of this discontent, there is the undisputed fact that the Administration has been, .criticized, albeit gently in public, by the American Public Power Association, the National Riiral Electrification Association, the Americans for Democratic Action, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the AFL-CIO and several influential railroad unions angry over the recent report condemning "feather-bedding" provisions "in their contracls. A concurring bit of testimony 1 is that he has not been assailed by those two Gibraltars of ex-; Ireme conservatism -- Ihe United States Chamber of Commerce and facturers -- as viciously as wer Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harr; S. Truman. They can discern th differences between such Cabine members as Dillon and McNa mara and Ickes and Wallace. Herewith are pinpointed most o the reasons which account for -In liberals' dawning disillusionment Power: President K e n n e d y seems to favor the Eisenhowe "partnership" idea rather tha Federal construction and conlro of generaling and distribution fa cilities. He is allowing five pr vate firms lo help build a five stale Iransmission line from stor age dams in the Colorado Basis . He advocates Federal grant o the right of eminent domain fo pipelines carrying powdered coa in water (slurry) from West Vir ginia mines to the Northeast, in eluding his New England. Simila pipeline systems are planned in the Far West. This new lype of industrial fue presenls a challenge lo publii power planls, for il may evenlual ly be less cosily. Resorl lo a Fed eral granl may prevent a.block ing of the construction by inter vening Stale Legislatures, where the railroads and the AFL-CIO oppose the pipeline plan. Foreign News Commentary By PHIL NEWSOM, UPI Foreign Editor* When Nikita Khrushchev addressed (he Communist Party Central Committee in Moscow early in March, a note of des peration clearly was discernible. Soviet and satellite agriculture was in bad shape. Goals had not been met, anc complaining letters were coming into the Central Committee from city dwellers who could find no butter or meat in the shops. Many of the letters accused the committee of bad planning. This latter, with his own rcpu- .alion at stake, Khrushchev stoutly denied. But he admitted: "If we do not solve this task ive shall be placing the country n great difficulties. The cause if building Communism will be dealt a dire blow." There were several conlribut- ng factors to Khrushchev's di- emma. One was the fact 'h?' (he Sovet population is increasing by about three million per year. Because of the trend from farm a city, its urban population was ncrcasing even faster - by near- y five million in 1%0 and near- y two million in the first hnlf of 1961. Another factor w;'.s a shortage if farm machinery which In OHIO cases wcro less (linn SO per rent of requirements. Collective arms possessed only 43 per cent of needed tractors, and many ol those they did have could not ', used because of failure to make repairs. Khrushchev admitted these fail ures and placed further blame for shortages on the grasslands system which took a large proportion of the land out of production. But he ignored the main prob- iem which simply was that peasant farmers would not labor as well or as effectively for the col- ective as tr-'y would for their own private plots. As controls n'ere increased and private plots rcducec 1 , production decreased i. -dirjly. Radio Free Europe notes that "despite overwhelming evidence that collectivization of a coun .ry's agricultural resources CM cad only to fnibre, the Communists are continuing along the road of regimenting the countryside. Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Uormany, Romania, Hungary, all ell short of production goals and II are heavily collectivized. The only exception was Poland where only 13 per cent of the arable land is In collective and slate fprms. Poland has increased its food exports by 12,1 per .·out in the last six years and is low the sixth largest exporter of ood in Iho world. Taxes: Liberal economists con tend that the pending 1962 revenue bill is too pro-business through exemptions proposed for expan sion o[ facilities. They advocate an immediate tax cut for the "lit tie fellows." These exemptions, as well as partial treatment of American- owned foreign firms, in their opinion, will unbalance.future budgets, thereby blocking any tax reduction for millions of lower brack- eteers. Racial legislation: President Kennedy said in the 1960 campaign that housing discrimination could be wiped out "with the stroke of a pen." He has mislaid the pen, according to NAACP spokesmen. Moreover, the integrationists do not believe that he has shown the fervor on this problem that was displayed by Truman and Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, who is still their Joan of Arc. Labor: George L. Meany, AFL- us were chatting about Ambass- adorable Jackie and the way she erased "The Ugly American image in Pakistan and India. 'You know," said one, "Jackie may be starting a new trend in nternational politics". . ."Yes, edited a colyumist, "Sincerity! .Overheard at Lindys: "Were you at the opening of Merricks new show?. . ."No, who was hi fighting with -- the stars or the critics?" Manhattan Melodrama: A con slant-reader (for almost 40 years introduced himself yesterday. "I thought," he said, "you'd be in lerested in the short-short you ran a long lime ago that I still quole. It dealt with two would-be-suicides -- fished out of the East River, One told police that $5,000 v.-as all he needed to want to stay alive. The other wanted to end-it-ail 'be cause I'm down to my lasi $5,000!'" Candlelight for Two: Gita Hail (the former Mrs. Barry Sullivan) and one of JFK's aides (a Colo nel), gelling away from the busybodies at Manerp's, Greenwich Conn. . .Dan Topping, Jr., having a blondiful lime with Claudette Nevins at La Chansonetle. Brandon De Wilde, actor, anc Monde Susan Maw at the Assembly. . .Arthur Loew, Sr. (chief ol young to remember the Big-Tim but it's an old act!".-.."I use that rouune twenny-years ago ."She's got more nerve th talent". . ."She'd do anything the top. I got my se respect 1 ' .;"!, got plenty of Urn for a career Mom, I'm only 3 . . ."I always play 4-8 in the D ly Double. That's my psychi trist's address." Big City Murals:.The toy.bla poodle leading her mistress aloi Ma'dison Avenue! Pink ribbon'-i its hairdo- and gold locket dan ling from its bark section. . ,T antique shop on First Avenue ne 64th -- the window lettering tellir its entire story: "Oddities, A tiques Monstrosities". . .The a ter-dark.newsie (on Ihe SW Co ner of 51st "and Lex) who sprea culture while soothing his lat hour loneliness. His open fro news-shack has a costly ster lape-recorder -- offering conli uous symphonies by. Beethove Sallies In Our Alley: Some of Bach' and Brahms. . .Poster bv a 3rd Avenue Bar: "If You' Drinking To Forget Kindly Pay: Advance." ' ''.. Almanac CIO president, is bitter over th $28.80".. ."The role of a life time, so I hadda get the jitters!". . . "I don't drink for courage. One blast relaxes me'.' . ."You're too' Kennedy-Goldberg theory that, protector of the national interes and representative of consumers the Federal Administration shoul Jay a more assertive and aggres sive role in labor disputes. In general, AFL-CIO executive do not link lhat President Ken ledy has tried hard enough mplement his campaign promis o "get this country movin again," and to reduce unemploy ment. They prefer vast publi works costing billions to slowe and more conventional economi solutions. Despite these indictments, Pres dent Kennedy's "friendly ene mies" are stymied save for voca and futile mutterings. Even if a he eggs they have placed in th )emocralic basket are scramblec o their distaste, they must eat th wiitico - economic omelette am ike it -- or pretend to! Quotes From The News BOSTON - The Boston Globe uoting Edward M. (Ted) Kon cdy about nn incident in 195 hen he was asked lo withdraw rom Harvard University bccausi c arranged to have n fellov ·cshmnn lake a lest, for him: "What I did was wrong. I have igrcltcd il ever since. Tho un appincss I caused my family rid friends, oven though 11 yean go, has been a blltor experience or me, but It has also been n cry valuable lesson." Loew's Int'l) and Joanna Barry, actress. Very Romeo-Julietcetera ."Car 54" J E.. Ross with jallerina Gay Carroll at Ihe Pen- juin. . ."How To Succeed" lead- ng'lady Bonnie Scott and barris- :er Bob Hutchens in the midnight zoos. Their wedding dale is Aug. 19th. . .Jane Fonda's steady-dal- ng with Andreas Voutsinas, her next play director. Their chums vonder if she's his Secret Bride. The Lamentables: "It's only Ihe middle-of-the-month! I'll gel the rent up!". . ."I don't miss her at all. I like being a Loner'.' . . So the no-talent schnook I re- ilaced decides to apologize and get rack his job!". . ."I keep betting hat horse all season until yesterday. Nachelly he comes in paying By United Press International Today is Saturday, March 3 the 90lh day of the year with 27 to follow in 1962. The moon is approaching i new phase. The morning star is Saturn. The evening star is Venus. On this day in history: In 1840, an executive order is sued by President Van Buren e tablished a 10-hour work day fo government employes. In 1850, South Carolina Sen John C. Calhoun died murmuring "The South, the poor South." In 1918, daylight saving lim went into effect throughout th U.S. for the first time. In 1939, Great Britain an France promised aid to Poland the Poles.would resist any futur attack by Germany. A thought for the day: Roma philosopher Seneca said: "It lot the man who has too little, bu the man who craves more, tha is poor." ,, Today is Sunday, April 1, th 91st day of the year with.274 t follow in 1962. This is April Fools Day. The moon is approaching il lew phase. The morning star is Saturn. The evening star is Venus. On this day hi history: In 1853, Cincinnati, Ohio, eel a irecedent when the municipa [overnment decided ils fire de larlment personnel would be pah regular salary. In 1918, the Royal Air Force vas founded in Greal Brilain. In 1945, American armed fore es began the invasion of Okinawa A thought for the day: Prince Otto Von Bismarck said: "Not b) peechifying and counting major :ies are the great questions o: lie time to be solved ... but by ron and blood." The Lighter Side in Washington By DICK WEST United Press International WASHINGTON (UPI) - Out of the trusty test tubes of the U.S Agricultural Research Service comes today another chapter ii the stirring sage of insect birth control. Can our scientists, working al all deliberate speed, sterilize male screwworm flies faster than they can cross the border from Mexico? That is the question which the Agriculture Department, abettec by a $3 million supplemental appropriation, hopes lo answer within the next three years. The plan was outlined before a House subcommittee by Dr. W.L. Popham, deputy administrator for regulatory programs, who firmly jelieves that it can be done. To Form Barrier Simple in concept, yet breath- .aking In scope, the program basically is this: To create an "artificial barrier" of impotent male lies along the Mexican border to mate with northbound female lies. The department hopes in this roomier not only to stump out screwworms in tho American Southwest, but to keep them from ropopulating the area. That tho flies cnn bo rendered inrron with doses of cobalt (10 ·ndlalion already has been proven n Florida. Thousands of males so rcalod wore rolcuscd in that .stale lo join in fruitless union with female flies. The ladies consequently laid in fertile eggs and in two years time Florida cattle were rid of the screwworm pest. But Texas is an other matter. Flics Sneak In There was no point in trying to impose sterility on flies in Texas as long as untreated flies in Mex ico could sneak across the Rio Grande and honeymoon with unattached females. Popham and associates now believe they can overcome this problem with a continuous air drop of irradiated flies along tin Mexican border. Popham told the subcommittee there would be a barrier 50 to 100 miles wide "in which flics would be dropped at regular intervals to intercept, so lo speak, anything that may bo flying out of Mexico." If the sterile flics outnumber their more manly brethren, this will keep them from again colonizing the Lone Star state, ho cx- ilnincd, I would like to commend the department for thinking up the plan, which strikes me ns being nn important stop 'forward in nan's conquest of his environment. It should be far more effective han trying (o arrest the alien lies and book them for Mann Act violations. TODAY'S BEST FROM EUROPE ITALY ,. Giorgio Cavalfo 3-tr : When I said open your mouth, I didn't mean make a speech!" The Hollywood Scene By Vernon Scott )..UPI Hollywood Correspondent HOLLYWOOD (UPI) -- Inter .isted in the kind of movies you will be seeing for the next three 'ears? Tlie men who know are th right young heads of United Art sts 'Corp. They don't make new as did the moguls of old, the Zanucks, Goldwyns and Mayers iut they make movies and. are confident to let the stars, direc ors and producers take the bows. This past year UA financed tht riggest films in the Academy Award b a l l o t i n g , "West Side Story" and "Judgment at Nurem erg," along with "Sergeants 3,' 'One, Two, Three," "Pocketful ol Miracles" and "The Children's lour." They cost more than $18 mil ion. No major studio nor inde lendent producers is in the same eague. Robert Blumofe, vice presiden. n charge of West Coast produc- ions, is confident that United Art sts' program for the future wil be even more successful. Future Films This week he revealed sched- les for the next three years: 1962^"Birdman of Alcatraz' 'ith Burt Lancaster. "Geronimo' 'ith Chuck Connors. "The Roac o Hong Kong," Hope and Crosby. The Miracle Worker," Anne Bancroft. "The Manchurian Canidate," Frank Sinatra. "The bird Dimension" with Sophia -Wen. 1963--"Tarus Bulba," Yul Bryner and Tony Curtis. "Two For The Seesaw," Robert Mitchum nd Shirley Maclaine. George Steens' "The Greatest Story Ever old." "A Child Is Waiting," urt Lancaster. "The Lonely tate," Judy Garland. "Toys In The Attic" with Dean Martin. 1964--James Michener's Ha rail'." "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, tad World." "Roman Candle," hirley Maclaine. "The Golden ge of Pericles." "A Bullet for harlemagne." "A Shot in the ark." Mister Moses." There are many others, but lose are the blockbusters. The major studios, too, will be roducting big ones such as "Muny on the Bounty," "Cleopatra" nd "My Fair Lady." "We released 30 pictures last ear," Blumofe said, "And we ope to release another 30 to 35, his year. We believe movies are oming back strong. 'We've ;'reached llie; minimal point and the trend is toward, r · - ^ . -'- i, - . jf .· ·" i .. . . . more and better,, features. The- potential is tetter. than "it ever was. "We can'.t begin to count the hundreds of picture:projects'that are proposed to us during the: year. We try to' select only the best, and so far we've been lucky." ' Good Directors, Producers It wasn't luck that led UA to make deals with such directors as William Wyler, George Stevens, Fred Zinncmann, John Stages and Billy Wilder. And it was foresight that led the Mirisch Company, Stanley Kramer, Otto Preminger and Harold Hecht to join the United Artists fold. The company a l s o beta its money on, the brightest- stars, S i n a t r a , Lancaster, Garland, Hope, Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, Maclaine,' Elvis Presley, Curtis, a n d Brynner. . · . - · , . "We approve- the script, director, actors and budget,"- said Blumofe, "and'then we're out of it.. We, trust the artists, and directors to make good pictures. If; they go over budget we usually go along with them, but most producers and directors are working on a participation basis and want to bring the movies in on schedule. "We are spending $60 million :or pictures'this year. It .may be more than any studio -has ever spent for a slate of pictures," he concluded. "And we firmly be- "ieve it is money well spent." Chuckles In The News ANDERSON, Ind. (UPD-Con- iderate gunmen who took $16,000 n cash from a supermarket here ast weekend deposited in a mail ox outside the store Thursday 10,698 worth of neatly wrapped, hecks. NEW YORK (UPI)-Bartender iuslav Meyers, 70, told police iree patrons at his Brooklyn bar tole $3,150 at gunpoint Thursday ut left a $4.25 tip. TAY IN JAIL SENATOR CAUCUS, by Pete Wyma Copf. '62 6«n'l F««tur« Corp. TM-W«U Right! rW. Yes, my constituents seem to favor my new bill. So r the mail shows an overwhelming 2 to 1 in favorl!"

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