Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 5, 1972 · Page 4
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"All Right,'Fellas - Let's Try It Again" Tht Public Interest , 1* Tht First Concern o/ This Neuwpoyer Saturday; Augui* 5, 1972 Source Of Pride ; It is a good feeling to h«ve something bet- tpr than most folks do--and'this applies to a community as well as to a person. I Take, for example, the Fayetteville Public Kibrary. Housed in a modern building which sJffordS T robm and light and pleasant''aur- rfoundlngs 1 as well as a wide ranging book stock,' the Library offers something for .most ^yerybody, young and old. It carries on a number of worth while programs, including iummer reading for children.' ? It is something the city has to offer of Shich the citizens can b« proud. :' , JT Among the collections which are winning recognition widely, away from Fayetteville as well as within, is the subject'of genealogy. People come from far and near for information available here. The Library is adding to this collection right.along through money derived from its Book Foundation. As people give to this fund through memorials, the income from the Foundation allows purchases which otherwise could -not be made, in many 'ields as well as genealogy. r - The Arkansas Room, containing books and f*'1iaterial about the state, includes histories] ''fata which grows in value as time passes. Other features, carefully attended, help t» the. Library a source of genuine pride : ; for the community. Two Koreas May Work Out Unity .By RICHARD L. WURSMOP ; - WASHINGTON - N o r t h Korean Red Cross negotiators are'to meet today, probably In Seoul, to discuss ways of reuniting separated Korean families. Profit Taking ;","- The United States government is taking * its case to the people. '., That, at least, appears to be developing, . judging from recent visits by speakers from United States agencies and departments. Two congenial men from Washington have, visited Fayetteville within a month-^one. to talk about the foreign aid program, and ah- ri other to speak : on the subject of efforts being made by the present administration to slow t''down the rapidly rising cost of living. ; ' ' H a v e they gotten their points over? ! ··«··: That is problematical. There is a cyni- ;'-,cism among people in the land .regarding such ^journeys, and a'feelirig that 'all'this'/effort £, might be propaganda exists.' And well it \' might. But even if it is, what the journey- Vmen learn from the country cah be worth the : time and trouble involved. ' .. :,, The A.I.D. visitor took the occasion tq vftfcend some of his day here looking over the 'town. He included a'walking itrip around the Square, which he said took him back to his childhood in a small Ohio town. Reminiscences of how'he grew up in the land away from ·/'Washington could he healthy for the country. Washington is not all America, and getting out of the office for;closer personal examination can help to remind government officials of this fact. J.^ Whether what the visitors say is convincing to members/of their audiences may «'ibe questionable--but the very fact that they -are meeting the people, free and independent as they are, can be profitable 'to the country. Lighting The Way ·' It is tempting, some evenings when a mo- »:. torist is gliding along a smooth highway as £ dusk is creeping in, to turn on the car's park- y ing lights so that others on the road will have K some notification of one's whereabouts. It p ;: hasn't gotten dark enough to burn the head* £ lights, and .yet,, as anybody can figure, out, ·: a little light would hurt ^nothing'a'nd might f be beneficial. . ; · . . . · · · . ;; But'this is not :the thing to do, Arkansas ·r State Police caution, Such a practice is against '· the law. 'Turn on the headlinghts, with the ;· low beapi down the road. ·:' There' is a reason; of course, for such a '} law. Other drivers, seeing -parking lights on, y rrtay_ think the auto has stopped and is not Jc moving, and this can be a dangerous miscal- 5v culation. " £ So, resist the parking light routine and ;: stay within the law. Not knowing what the ','·_ law is won'tbe acceptable as an excuse should ',-. something unpleasant occur. Emergency Tenderizer Korea is th« Polami ot East Asia -- a weak country which has the misfortune to occupy s t r a t e g i c geographical position between two great, m u t . u ' a l l y hostile powers. Because, of German-Russian r i v a l r y , Ihe Poles have periodically endured invasion a n J dismemberment. The K o r e a n s have suffered similarly, and over a longer period, at the hands of China and Japan. Tut things are looking up for the two tormented buffer states. West Germany finally has acknowledged the legitimacy ot Poland's western frontier. And the t w o Koreas -- the com- miinistrruled North and Ihe democratic South -- are moving cautiously toward reunification of the country. In simultaneous announcements from; Pyongyang and Seoul, July'4? North and South Korea disclosed that 'they had held toptleyel meetings wilh a view to improving relations. The two side? agreed, among other things, lo refrain from armed provocations and to install a hoi line between the two capitals "in order to prevent the outbreak of unexpected military incidents." In an earlier interview with Washington Post Correspondent Selijf S. .Harrison, North Korean Premier Ki.m II Sung had'said he was: willing to meet wilh Soulh Korean President Park Chung Hee. A YEARNING It is only natural for Koreans, as one of the most homogeneous peoples of the world, to yearn ' for reunification of their divided country. Although ideological differences between North and South run deep, the economies of the two Koreas complement each other. The North has long been the center for heavy industry on the peninsula, but it cannot produce enough to feed its population. The South is less heavily industrialized and raises more fodd than it needs. Most observers believe that the shifting power balance in East Asia impelled North and Spqth Korea to try for reconciliation. As the Economist noted.-"It was very likely the n e w C h i n e s e - A m e r i c a n relationship: which undermined the confidence, of both North and South Korea ip the reliability, of their big .brothers. If .China and the United States would-not defend t h e m ' t o the death,, where else Had they to go? Russia and Japan, perhaps? But neither of those offers either of them true security." Removal of U.S. forces from South Korea might serve to Increase rather than alleviate tension in the area. Pyong- choon Hahm, special assistant to the president of South Korea, has observed that the Japanese regard the Korean peninsula as a.qagger pointed at Japan's heart or a pistol aimed at her head Thus, he argues, the withdrawal of American troops might lead to the revival of Japanese militarism that both China and Korea fear. Korean R e u n i f 1 c a t i o n assuming it comes about, will be a long and -painstaking process. For one thing,' Soulh Koreans distrust Kim II Sung They remember lhat he was proposing peace 22 years ago just before his army invaded the South, and that he was proposing peace during the 1950s while pledging to reunify the country by force. Kim, moreover, probably envisions himself as the leader of a reunified Korea. In '-. describing the North Korean p r e m i e r s oppressive personality cult, the Far Eastern Economic Review called him 'Kim II Sung. Superstar." South Koreans no doubt would prefer a less overbearing leader. A ' x of meat tenderizer sitting on the shelf in 'he emergency room at Carteret County G«ner»l Hospital caught our eye the other morning. · p. . We asked the nurse on duty: "What in the world I H R PVI a\A/ do you use tenderizer for in an emergency room?" * ' ' xv » I *5 V» The meat tenderizer, she quickly explained, was found to be excellent first aid treatment for stings by Ihe Portugese Man o' War. As we understand it, She tendarizer releases enzymes that tend to counteract the poison. -- Goldsboro (N.C.) News-Argus 2Jitnt* 212 N. East Ave., FayetlevllU, Arkansas 12701 Phone 442-6242 ,· '' Published every »fternoon exeept Sunday Founded Junt 14, i860 Second'Class Postage Paid at Fayetteville, Arkansas MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PREsT The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to (he use for ^publication ot all news dispatchts credited to it or not otherwise credited in this paper and also the local news published herein. All rights of republicatlon ot special dispatches herein are also reserved. SUBSCRIPTION RATES " " Per Month (by carrier) J2.40 Mall rales in Washington, Benton, Madison counties Ark, and Adair County, Olcla. 3 months S months .' 1 YEAR ...,;V. v.... ,, City Box Section '.. 424 00 Mail in countlts other than above: 3 months {7.00 f S2P.Hl s * 13 'w 1 YEAR J24.00 ALt MAIC, SUBSCRIPTIONS MUST -· BE PAID IN ADVANCE From The People ; Objection Cited l-'ronvlho rcoplei I, id punt commumlpi' nt Uin Anicptonn l.ofllon iitul Veterans «f Koretgn win's, luivo mimy limes liml tlio honor lo nsslsl In llio burial ot my follow com- miles, In live Norlhwosl Arkansas '1MM12S I fond Unit thoro is ii spol rozonhiK ot Hi* livestock harh. I j h n v o to object on tlio following grounds: Disregard of tlio persons living In the nrcn. Offensive lo tho living who go to tlio National Cemetery lo visa llio graves of lliqlr loved onus, ' . ' ·'· Instilling to votcniM .buriert In hallowed jifound lint; lay Ml in poi\co iinn soionlly, but Jn slouch «IK| nolnoi. · · · · ; ',:, Khunio 'o|i';« city tliht ban nlldw nnd n n n o t o n , tlio above ami how Is Wf. ,J" (I A C £'"ty visitors who tfo to Ihp .National Comolcry? Can thoy leavo wllli n fcolini- of IranmilHty nncl soienlly and pence of mlnd.7 Or do tlioy'leave wilH ft slouch n lliolr lioslrlls, tho din sill 'ringing' In their cars and a sick fccltng In lliclv stomach? LI. Alfred J. Mnrll (Retired) From The People Convention Makeup Washington Merry-Go-Round Control Of Human Behavior Is Eyed By JACK ANDERSON WASHINGTON -- Experiments to control human behavior with science fiction devices are being conducted secretly at the Army's high- fenced Harry D i a m o n d Laboratories in Washington. To perfect the electronic b e h a v i o r machines, Army scientists are spending 1 $50,000 this year and asking $200,000 over the next two years. Ultimately, human guinea pigs will be used to test the devices. A l t h o u g h a classified memorandum in our hands specifies the tests are for riot and civil disturbance control, the memo admits the general purpose is "short-time-span control of human behavior." The control will be exercised through a devilish complex of "flickering, steady and unseen light rays, audible sounds and other tones too high for the human ear to hear. The main problem, thevmemo states, is that the "novel and unique devices-systems" must be constructed so they will "cause no permanent damage to larget personnel" and to innocent bystanders. W i t h ^ this humanitarian thought recorded, the memo goes on to summarize the "ultrasonics, audible aversive stimuli, unique communications techniques and methods of speech interruption" which make up the Army's "physiological-psychological studies." CONTROL DEVICES Translated into plain English, the technical memorandum envisions such devices as these: -- Flickering light of varying intensity which can throw off the normal electric rhythms of the brain. This leads to contusion and can even break down .the brain's ability to control the body. -- Sound outside the human hearing range which can cripple a person's ability to function. Audible sound, some of it so loud as to cause unendurable pain, can have the same general effect. -- Electronic sound devices which can interrupt, distort or m a s k s p e c c h . e s b y t r o u b I e m akers at demonstrations. POTENTIALS FOUND While the Army memo complains that "the present state of development of sound and light devices is not adequate to achieve the desired objective," it notes hopefully that the potential workability ot at least "two systems has been shown." By fiscal 1974, Ihe arl will be far enough advanced so that t h e ' ' d e v e l o p m e n t a n d laboratory Xesling of hardware (the tjjphavior equipment) will be emphasized." When we. cpnlacted the Army to find out whether the tests were leading to a 1984 world of thought control, a spokesman pooh-poohed the possibility. "This program is so limited," he insisted. "Why, it's just lo se what the hell it lakes to control a crowd as painlessly as possible. We think there may be a better way than billy clubs and pistols." HEADLINES, FOOTNOTES Mao's Women -- The women around China's supreme ruler, Chairman Mao Tse-lung, apparently are rising in power. Senate leaders Mike Mansfield, D-Mont., and Hugh Scotl, R-Pa., reported lo Presidenl Nixon after their recent China visit that Madame Mao, the chairman's wife, seemed to wield great political clout. Previously, she had been reported on the downslide after Premier Chou En-lai's triumph over the militant wing of the party. But Mansfield and Scott -noted that Chou made a point of consulting Madame Mao. It also appears that the political fortunes of Mao's niece, Wang Hai-jung, are also on the rise. An intelligence report reveals lhat she had accumulaled much more political weight than her official title suggests. She is an assistant foreign minister. Smokey's Success -- Smokcy the Bear, the firefighting figure who began 2 years ago i n . dungarees and a weather healen hat, now can afford Brooks Brothers suits. The famous beast earns more lhan $200,000 a year in royally payments for his creators, the Agriculture Department, which has sold -10 Smokcy the Bear commercial licenses. To its credit, the government has taken pains not to allow Smokey's puritanical image to be abused. The government recently look action, tor example, against the Smokey Bar in Reseda, Calif., for displaying Smokey's slogan and pictures on its walls. Free Maintenance -- Wealthy Texas catlle rancher Wilson Edwards sends his antique airplanes to Webb Air Force Base for free maintenance. Only last week, Air Force employes spent more than 300 hours painting, polishing and repairing a vintage British Spitfire for the rich rancher. At least five World War II planes have ben refurbished in the past few years tor Edwards's a n t i q u e collection. Wing Commander Malcolm Ryan justified this expenditure of the t a x p a y e r s 1 money because Edwards's "historic relics" are displayed at local celebrations to boost "the morale and esprit of the troops." Spy Discrimination -- American jurisprudence, it seems, is gentler with Russian-born than American-born spies. Three years ago, a federal court voided the conviction of John Butenkp, an American convicted of espionage conspiracy, pending hearings on whether Ihe government's evidence against him was improperly obtained. But Butenko has remained behind bars because he has been unable to raise bond. Meanwhile, his alleged Russian co-conspirator, Igor Ivanov, is at home. He was quickly bailed out by the Soviet Embassy after only a few days in jail and sent home to "visit sick relatives." Talent Search -- Jo'e Blatchford, the hoy wonder who ran the Peace Corps (or a while and now heads the new ACTION agency, has hired a new director of public affairs. He is Ronald Gerevas, who will start his government career earning $36,000 a year. Blatchtord sent around a memorandum announcing Gerevas has been selected "following a s i x - m o n t h nationwide recruitment and talent search." Presumably, it is just a coincidence that Gerevas hails from the J. Walter Thompson advertising agency in Los Angeles where White House aides H. R. Haldeman and Ron Ziegler formerly worked. To the Editor: Before Hie recriminations begin lo tly about how llio Eaglelon disclosure harms llio chances of McGovern's cau- dldacy. I would like lo emphasize one fact about t h e makeup ot the Democratic convention which might be obscured by the coming controversy. The fact is lhat however sincere Hie McGovern-inspired reforms ot the party were, the delegates at the convention were not a representative body of the nation or ot the Democratic party. Looking underneath the rhetoric about "the people" which flowed from the convention like pollutants from a pulp mill, a Washington Post study disclosed that 31 per cenl of the delegates had annual incomes in excess of $25,000; another-? 31 per cent of · the delegates had .annual incomes between $15,000 and $25,000-or, C2 per cent of the delgates had incomes over $15,000 while the national average of Americans with ·· annual incomes over $15,000 came to only slightly over halt that- 36 per cent. The income bracket where the largest percentage of Americans reside -- those with incomes between $5,000 and $10,000 annually -- reaches 32 per cent while the percentage of the delegates within this group numbered only 10 per cent. Moreover, In terms of education the delegates again far outstripped Ihe national average: 27 ppr cenl ot Ihe delegates had one or more years ot college versus 12 per cenl of Ihe national average; 33 per cent ot the delegates lihd received s o m e torm of post graduate study versus 4 per cent of a nalional average. This seems lo put a gaping hole in the alleged "new politics" or "new populism" of I h e convention whereby "tha poeple" regained control. Apparently all Hint really happened was a realistic change o f hands, and however refreshing and desirable .that change might be, we should be reminded that locally con- t r o l l e d , community-oriented politics ( p a r t i c i p a t o r y 'democracy) will not automatically come about because a bureaucratically - inclined national party invokes a few reforms. . ' . . · . It appears that instead Of being bored by a part hack or l a b o r c z a r s p o u t i n g bureaucratese, we may now look forward to some erudite inlellectualcse f r o m some elitists who wll try and convince us how Ihey suddenly desire a redistribution of wealth, their own notwithstanding. Monte R. Hammons West Fork Billy Graham This Is My Answer What is your opinion of profanity in the Armed Services training camps? We all know lhat it exists, even among top officers. But do you think it is ever justifiable, inevitable, or a necessary evil, or-what? Do you feel that servicemen could properly train their personnel without protanily? I will be interested in your reply. So will a lot of other military people. E.M. Profanity, and Ihe use of obscenity in speech is invariably the result of .bad habit and a limited vocabulary. I have observed that wherever men are thrown together without the restraining influence of Christians or good women, they very often resorl to obscenity and profanity. Of course it is unnecessary, uncalled for, and unjustified. A man, no matter how strong, is a bitter man and more adired if he employs crisp, clean lan- . guage. Woodrow Wilson once told the story of a man who used profanity in the presence of h i s clergyman-father. Suddenly realizing that he had used foul language in the presence of a clergyman, he said, "I beg your pardon." But Wilson's father ssid, "Oh sir, you have not offended me. All profane language is an offense loward Him whose name is used in vain." The Bible says, "Thou shall not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain." Exodus 20:7. But Jesus said that we were not lo swear against God, nor anything He had created. He said: "Swear not at all: neither by heaven, for it is God's throne: Nor by the earth." Matthew 5:34-35. I have a friend whom I loved and admired v e r y much. Wa are both in the same church, and lately she has snubbed me, and will have nothing to do with me. I have made overtures to her, but she shuns me. Lately I have even left that church, but I still have no peace. What can I do'to regain her friendship? M.J.A. I usually lellpeople who have misunderstandings to talk it out, for to understand is to forgive, usually. But in the tone ot your letter I sense that y o'u have an unusual affection fdr this person, and that she doe's not wish to return the endearing overtures you continually make to her. .The fact that you are still disturbed, even though you have changed churches is evidence that you are s t i l ' l drawn to this person who does not seem disposed to reciprocate your affection in kind. Under Ihe · circumstances 1 would forget the mailer. You don't need to hold: enmity, for that would be unchristian. But at the same lime it would be unwise to continue to nourish an affection tor this person who obviously is not disposed to return it. For you to grieve over this lost friendship could cause grave and serious psychological and spiritual harm lo you. Since this person seems willing to break the friendship, you must be willing to do the same. It is folly to pursue a realtion- ship unless Ihere is mutual understanding and love. Instead of grieving over a broken relationship, spend your time more profitably in reading llio Bible, and praying for strength to face this problem which has upset you for a long time. Keep all rancor out of your heart, and do not permit this person to hurt you more. I N C R E A S I N G EXTRA- MARITALITY. . Jetse Sprcy, "Exlramarilal · Relalionstiips," Sexual Behavior, August 1972, pp. 34-40. "Extramarital relationships are not j u s t another form of deviant behavior, d e s p i t e the fact that they are considered by many people, even those who engage in them, a form of deviance.... The reality of m a r r i a g e is such that, for m a n y c o u p l e s , large parts of their lives are not shared. In an increasing number of societal spheres such 'open' domains are s h a r e d with others, men and women, married and unmarried. This trend can only be expected lo increase... Our rise In extramarital relationships reflect Ihe strength of contemporary marriage. A delerioralion of the Institution of marriage would be accompanied by a decrease in marriage and remarriage rates, which the statistics show is simply not the case. In fact, many people are trying to enlarge its scope. We already have examples of group marriage And can look forward to the homosexual marriaga a(so." The/11 Do It Every Time ® EwiESIA. COACHED HOSBM-1D C3OCKIMQ RE SCRAIAMIMS EARLY FROM THE BORESTlFFS'F*KrY"- AND JOCKIWO DOES A$ DIRECTED EVERY TEN AMMUTES OR 6O-- BUT GUESS WHO'S LAST OUT- · WE'LL LEAVE EARLY, OKAY? TELL'EWWE HAVE TO GO 8ERDRE WDNX3HT" SAY WE'VE ear TO DRIVE THE BAay-sirreR HOME- HE'S AN OLD PARTY-POOPER! COST BECAUSE HE'S ALWAYS T1REO HE DOESN'T WANT ME TO HAVE A SOODTIME DEAR- LOOK- IT'S AUAOSTONE-YOU KNOW WE WERE SUPPOSED TO BE HCME AN HOUR AGO--THE BABYSITTER. Y'KNCW I RIGHT.' WE'LL MAKE A BREAK A LITTLE AFTER ELEVEN OOELBOSEH FORT WORTH, TEXAS From Our Files How Time 10 YEARS AGO Gen. Alfred M. Grucnther, Red Cross, will fly into Kay- elteville Aug. 7, arriving in the aflernoon for a dinner meeting at 6:,10 p.m. at the Mountain Inn Motor Lodge. Slorics about dragons will bo featured in Ihe Story Hour al 15 YEARS AGO An esllmalcd 200 members of Ihe Arkansas Junior Chamber of Commerce are expected In Fayctleville for a Ihree-day slate board meeting opening Friday with a party at Ihe Coun- Iry Club. The Giles Gray Shrine Circus will be presanted August 2025 YEARS AGO A commillce of Fayclteville citizens met this morning nt the Blue Mill for brcnkfnst to plan a more netlve Salvation Army program. A campaign to $25,000 lo go townrdi building n permanent homo for Ihe Fayciu- Flies 9:30 a.m. Wednesday al t h ' a Fayellevllle Library, A log and frame house seven miles east of Fayetteville on itwy. 16 was destroyed by tire this morning about 8 o'clock. The building was owned by W. M. Meredith. 21 at the Springdale Rodc'o Grounds under auspices o fthe Norlhwcsl Arkansas Shrine Club. A Ihrec-ycar-old Fayctlevllls boy wns injured seriously whcii he WHS run over by an nulo- mobile at llio Intersection of Fnirvlcw and Buchnnon Slrcla, vlllo Boys Ctnb will gel wns Aug. 15 and conllnuo through Aug, 25. In n light pitching duel be- Iwccn Wllkcrson of the B o y s Club and J. D r n k e of Ooff- King, llio Hoys Club Irlumphod last night 4-3,

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