Eureka Humboldt Standard from Eureka, California on April 6, 1962 · Page 4
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Eureka, California
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Friday, April 6, 1962
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HUMBOLDT S7MND/1RD Friday, April 6, 1962, Page Established 1873 Published by THE EUREKA NEWSPAPERS, liNC. DON O'KANE, President and General Manager Second Class postage paid al Eureka, California. Yearly, $21 00 . . Monthly, $1.75 . . Mail rales, Zones 1 and 2, $1.75 per month . . Zones 3 and -1, $2.00 .. All other. $2.25 . .Daily, ten cents per copy. FULL UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL WIRE SERVICE PUB LISHED FROM 328 E STREET. EUKEKA, CAUFOHNiA, EVEJIY EVENING EXCEPT SUNDAY, TELEPHONE HILLSIDE 2-1711 The Standard's Editorial Policy: Unswerving support of the principles o/ democracy; in federal, slate and community government; Preservation and advancement of the opportunities /or pursuit oj private enterprise in California and the Redwood Empire; Unbiased reporting of the news; Preservation of the principles o/ jree speech and a Iree press; Support of all movements jar the betterment, the beaittificatinn and the general development of Eureka and other cities and towns oj Hiimboldt county. Editorials *** Features *** Comments Introducing, "The Man Who Welcome, Dick Nixon Introducing, "the man who . . ." That phrase, or one similar, will be sounded today when Richard M. "Dick" Nixon appears before a Republican Centra] Committee fund-raising banquet at Eureka Inn, and again at a public address in the Slate Theater. In this case, "the man who . . ." can be followed by a long list of accomplishments, including those of having been Vice President o£ the United States, Senator, author, world traveler--and possibly future Governor of the State of California. Adding to the public interest in Nixon's visit is the author designation, for his new book, "Six Crises," only recently hit the book stands. The man who weathered those crises--all of national as well as personal importance--has become one of the most controversial American political figures in many years. Regardless of political affiliation, "Six Crises" is interesting reading, and provides an insight to the acutely significant abilities of Dick Nixon. Today this important figure in the futures of both the State of California and the Nation is visiting Ilutnboldt County and deserves to be given the traditional reception acclaimed as outstanding by other public figures and perhaps remembered by Nixon from visits in earlier years. It would be well for as many members of the public as possible--regardless of political leanings-to hear Nixon during his local appearance. The issues and the candidates involved arc of importance to us all. And how else but by seeing, hearing and analyzing the candidates can the truly democratic voter make an intelligent decision at the polls? II is not necessary for a debater to agree with his opponent, but it is necessary he listen to the foe's points if he is to organize his rebuttal. To Dick Nixon we say in advance, "Thanks forgiving this corner of California an opportunity to judge you first-hand." May we extend a hearty "Welcome to Humboldt," for ourselves and the people of this county, to "the man who . . ." But This Needs Courage Wages chase the cost of living. Or is it the other way about? One section of the economy makes a "hardship" case; the old, old cliches about cost of living and injustice are produced and demands for wage increases are met. Perhaps in some cases the demands can be justified in relation to the rest of the economy. But it never ends there. Others move upward, too. In .some circles the suspicion is growing that there is a victim and that it is neither the employe nor the employer, but the national interest. In Britain a wage freeze was imposed last July. This is now being replaced by a "national wage policy" geared to industrial productivity. An entirely new J';ictor. "the national interest," will be introduced into all wage negotiations. As the United Kingdom Information Office describes it: "Arguments based on the cost of living or the I rends of profits or productivity in a particular industry should no longer be taken as the sole basis for a wage increase. Nor should comparisons with pay rates in other industries. These are still relevant, but more consideration must be given to the national interest." It is lime this was said. Many are wailing for political parties in their countries to muster their courage, stop concentrating on vote-getting and start t h i n k i n g about the national interest, and introduce something like it. NATIONAL WHIRLIGIG * * * * * * * * * * News Behind the News WASHINGTON -- The normally astute Waller P. Keulher recently com milled a blunder that places President Kennedy's broad tarif: reduction program in greatci jeopardy than it already faces from the proteclionist bloc. The AFL - CIO vice-president who" also heads the United Auto mobile Workers' Union, as we! as APL-CIO .President George I Meany, favor the White House proposal. They deny that high domestic wages have priced American goods out of the foreign market. Many of their local units disagree with their attitude, insisting [hat industries employing their members will be hurt. Management has always raiscc (he question of the wage differentia! when Ihe major unions demanded pay boosts, shorter hours and additional fringe benefits The Meauy - Rcuthcr report has seen that the American workers greater productivity compensates for the discrepancy in domestic and foreign labor costs. Wants Pay Rises Abroad -Now, however, Mr. Reuther is bombarding the Government and American firms with demands that they narrow the gap by forcing foreign interests to raise pay nearer to our level. He is especially concerned about the 400,000 or 500,000 compact cars imported into this country annually. Mr. Reuther's activities in this field are more than vocal. Apparently through his influence at Washington, he obtained the key post in the battle over wages for one of his disciples. He is George C. Weaver, Assistant Secretary of Labor and a member of the CIO national staff since 3941. He has held several other Government positions where the interests of the unions were involved. The Lighter Side In Washington By DICK WEST WASHINGTON ( U P I ) - More and more, I find myself tending lo be a believer in FLOPEP. FLO PEP is a name I made up in honor of Kep. Daniel ,1. Flood, D-Pa. It stands for "Flood's Law of Pentagon Excess Population," which he slater! as follows: "I could drive down to the 3 entagon with a platoon of Marines, and 10 Greyhound buses. and pick up every fourth char- nc er, civilian or military, anc take them away, and nobody bui lis family would ever know he was gone for Ihe next decade." The reason I am beginning to regard FLOPEP as one of the eternal verities is because I am convinced thai every fourth person in the Pentagon is engaged in Ihe manufacture of abbrevia- ions. If my assumpl ion is correct . icn their departure no! only would pass unnoticed, but would e a blessing as well. The stAfitfcring rate at which abbreviations are bring fabricated in the Pentagon was impressed n ion me :K 1 w:is lenfinf IhrouL'h fairly familiar to the average English speaking layman. But how many literate Americans can cope with this sentence: "NUDETS will detect, locate, and report nuclear detonations occurring within NORAD's geographical area of responsibility?" Although it came from the hearing transcript, it sounds like something the March hare might have remarked to Alice. T h e subcommittee (HDAS) thoughtfully provided a glossary to help t!ie transcript reader distinguish between "BUSANDA" and "BUEWPS;" "PAMN" and "PURS;" a n d "RIDS" and 'RIAR." But the list was distressingly incomplete. There was no mention, for instance, of "CPFF," "MARAD," "OTAC." "FADAC," "STKAC." ONTOS," 'ASROC," "CODAGE; -LARC," -FRAM" or "PEMA." All of those terms presumably mean something lo somebody, as do "ATDS," "DLGN," "SSBN," "MDAP," "ADVS," ATIC," and ".NKIA." not lo overlook "ASPR," "APSC." "MIHP" nnrf "PERT " a volume of tcxlimony released today by t h appropriations i l I D A S l . Kvery u i l n e s s before HDAS spoke in inilialose, which is one of the dialects of iiobhlt'dvKOok and involves :;!'alll.s as nouns J louse defense subcommittee (hat appeared "Hold it! Hold it! We w n n t u t i l l i c i i l i c i l y , b i l l \vc don't w a n t violence . . . !" Al least, I hope lhal .someone in "CINPAC," "CONUS" or "CO- NEX" knows the difference between "UNICOM" and "COM- SEC," and whether they arc tied n with "CADIN." What disturbs mo (DW) is that ill of these alphabetical abbruvin- ions cost money. I cnni wonder- ng if members of Congress t h e i r vocabulary -- ! M C ' s ) . who provide the funds. When I questioned Labor De parlment. spokesmen on Mr Weaver's activities several week: ago, they minimized his role 01 the foreign economic front. The said that he merely "counselled' foreign labor union officials, su[ plying them-with copies of collec tive bargaining contracts and ex plaining procedure. Pushed Demands on Germans-Now, from Mr. Weaver's testi mony before a House Appropria lions Subcommitlee, it is obviou that his operations and interven tions cover a wide field. It be significant that the establish mcnt of his new office -- or new functions -- coincided with Presi dent Kennedy's decision lo asl Congress for authority to lowe tariffs by 50 per cent. When committee members ask ed for specific examples of thi effect of his work, Mr. Weavei said: "It was through the prodding o the Internalional Metal Workers Federation, based on material pro vided by the Bureau of Labor Sta Lislics, that we were able to push the Germans two years ago into moving toward a 40-hour week "This was the first basic break :hrough that the German meta workers, particularly steel work ers, had made in almost 10 years It helped lo narrow the gap am put their costs and prices into a more competitive position with ours." Pressure On Japanese Employer -- Mr. Weaver admitted that le was "personally involved" in a strike of Japanese metal workers and in raising the pay of Japanese textile workers by 30 per cent. "The Japanese," he said, "had collective bargaining contract with a prominent American com- any in the United States. The Japanese turned to us for information on wage rates anc productivity, output per unit-hour, which we provided for help in .heir collective bargaining procedure. "Their negotiations reached stalemate and they went out on strike. Tho representative of the Internalional Metal Workers' Federation came to the slates. Wo iccompanied him lo the Ameri can company's office in New York, and we intervened with as nuch pressure, as wo possibly could in order lo gain a more advantageous settlement for Ihe Japanese workers." They got the raise, and 10 per ·cnl more than they expected be"SAC," ".MAHS," "ICBM" -- a r e ' h a v e the IQ lo decipher them. cause of American intervention. WALTER WINCHELl ON BROADWAY Street of Dreams The Showbiztocrals: Lady Peel head buried in The London Times near the back-dale newsstand a 42nd and 7th. . .Lady Cavendish Adele Astaire (Hullllodollll!) treat ing the Dowager Duchess o Devonshire to the "How to Sue ceed" lampoonery. . .James Ma son, he-man lead of "Lolita," bow ing across the La Scala room to our 193G-37 leading lady (at 20th Century-Fox)' lovely Simone '.Si mon; . .Wendy Killer (Whatzthiz -- a col'm about the Briddish?! greeting friends with her London- dearie air. . .Look mag landlord Gardner Cowles (and his Ever- Lovin') getting "Happy Landings!" from chums. They wing the Atlantic today plus a week in Redville. . .Roberta Sherwood (Hulllo-yoooo!) dancing with patrons (between Perfs) at the International where she revived the 2nd Late Show biz, long limp in Our Town. . .Gen. Leslie Groves (The Brains Dept. of the Man- a crutch. "You gotta say one thing for, him," defended a Lindy's fan, "he only picked on Giants!" . . ."Don't," giggled Dotty Kilgallen, "all Midgets?". . M the Cocoanut Grove some tv addicts were "on" the April 9th Academy Awards. "I'm sure looking forward to seeing it again," enthused one. . ."Me, too," critic'd another, "I can't wait to see what goes wrong this time." ' Broadway Vignette: Frank Fay was a star for decades. . .Held the record for long run bookings at The Palace. . .When it was the mecca for Big-Timers. "You Haven't Arrived Until You've Played The Palace!" was the slogan. . .He passed on recently, caving a Hollywood mansion -value: ,$200,000. . .Bui Mr. Stork Club staked him to $200 the week Before he Lei Go. . .So tough was it. . .Fay was reduced to appearing on the "Tonight" program (once!) for $320. . .His Will be- hattan Project -- the Big Bomb) in mufti promenading Rockefeller Plazah. . .Margaret Truman anc spouse N. Y. Times exec Clifton Daniels strolling near 78lh Slreel and 3rd Avenue. Mrs. Daniels doing all the yac-yac, he doing al the listening. Sallies in Our Alley: J. Paar for a long time pledged: "You'll never see any of those Lindy's comedians on this show!' proceeded to lean on all Then their mediocre, small time routines liki A l m a n a c By United Press International Today is Friday, April 6, the 96th day of the year with 2C9 to Follow in 1962. The moon is approaching ils first quarter. The evening star is Venus. On this day in history: In 1830, Joseph Smith organized :he Church of the Latter-Day Saints, more familiarly known as he Mormon Church, at Fayette, N.Y. In 1909, after 23 years of effort, iobert Edwin Peary planted the United States flag at the North Pole. Peary was the first civilized man to reach the Pole. In 1918, the third liberty loan rive got under way to raise S3- tillion for the government through he sale of war bonds. In 1955, Queen Elizabeth. II called Sir Anthony Eden to Buck- ngham Palace to tell him that she had decided him prime minister, successor to Sir Vinslon Churchill who resigned Uie day before. A thought for the day: German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche aid: "It is not the strength but he duration of great sentiments that makes great men." TODAY'S BEST FROM EUROPE queathed his most prized memento to his career-long accompanist, a Loyal Pal named Adam Carroll .Adam was thrilled. . .Except 'or one tiling. . .He dwells in a :iny midtown furnished room. Where there's hardly space for himself. . .Let alone an old-fashioned Grand Piano. the native dress of India's worn- dia's ambassador to the Soviet Memos of a Midnighter: The en, and as purely feminist when Seekwil is a tv exec. . .Conde Vast mag publisher Iva Palce- ·ilch and "Chessie" Amory arc Closer than breadnbutter, but vhat happened to those wedding bells?.. .Scandalulu: A girly mag- ;er is about lo become a Dad- KEW YORK (UPI) -- Madame served as head of ils delegalion to the United Nations. From 1947 to 1949, she was In- Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit reads as purely female when she discusses soon-due hearings on the Federal she lalks ol women's role in BIdg. Program will make the Me- Carthy-McCIellan-Kefauver probes o p k amacha-night. Politicos both parlies), It will be alleged -- burgled with both paws. Coast world events. The sister of Prime Minister Nehru admits her womanly reaction to the sari, but denies that to Coast!. . .Carol Burnetl's Tops |, e j s a feminist. But her conversation is peppered with pronouncements concerning woman's ole in government at Ihe local, national and international level. Madame Pandit said she hoped dee'ee. One of his "models" expects an Easter Egg. . .The Mei Tormes are Trying It Again. . . . .A top Bklyn, night spot is in :arge trouble with Mr. Whiskers. This time it owes half-a-mil in "jdress is so much a part of'indian :ine McGuire of the McGuire Sis- :ers) have the Apartache. Indian women would cling lo missioner from India to the their native saris because the United Kingdom, and ambassador from India lo Ireland and Spain. Now, at 61, the brown-eyed, gray-haired Madame Pandit, widowed, plans to devote her time culture and a country needs its traditions. But she laughed as she added, "the sari isn't the most convenient garb for travel.. .and it's the dickens to wear in one oi your snows. Nehru's younger sister, who , _ ,, ihas spent 14 vears in the diplo- Norma (The Dynamic M 1 ss)Doug-| mal ./ service - ^ ^ ! jNew York visit of how few \Vest- as tapes three shows (on the! West Coast) for the new Sid Cae ar Iv series. . .Helena Rubin- ilcin is AH-Go-A-Okay!. . .Broad vayites who wonder what hap- ened lo Hans and Willie (win overned Hanson's d r u g s t o r e ;ra.ckei;baiTil rendezvous for^ Tho Vight People) will'appreciate this scloosiv: Owner Hans is workinj n a 3rd Avenue hamburger join and Willie's driving a keb. . Ve winchelloafers loved them. Now You Know By United Press International Greenland has the world's.larg est deposits of cryolite, a minera ised in processing aluminum. The Washington Window By Lyle C. Wilson WASHINGTON (UPI) - New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller steadily looms bigger and better m the horizon of 1964 republican tresidential politics. Conservative republicans not like that. Conservative repub- icans like Sen. Barry Goldwaler R-Ariz. They do not much like Irizona, however, as a home base or a Republican presidential lominee. Big states make belter lolitical bases, stales such as lew York, California and Michi- an. Michigan might offer George Roraney to the Republicans in 964. Romney is a political mav- \vhom. the conservatives like, either. Richard M. rick on't Vixon is the big Republican name n California. Like Romney, Nixon lust be elected governor of his tale this year lo be eligible for tirlher big league politics. Unlike Romney, Nixon has akcn himself out of the 1964 'residential contest on Ihe reason- ble assumption that President Cennedy cannot be denied a scc- nd term. Difficult and doubtful ubcrnatorial eleclions confront tomney and Nixon. Jt will not be difficult or so doulttful for 'iockcfcllor in New York. Rockefeller also must be lectcd this year to remain cligi- le for further consideration In 964. Morevcr, he must be lectcd in a big way. Rockefeller won with a margin of 580,000 otcs in 1958. He needs a margin f from 750,000 lo 1,000,000'this car for an adequate blast-off owarri 1964. There arc other big states such s Pennsylvania, Ohio and Illinois uil might create n new big name lepublican before the nominating onvcnlions get going. This is pns-. iblo but unlikely. The big names' now established are Goldwator Romney, Rockefeller and Nixon Among them, Rockefeller has the early advantage. The 1902 session of the New York legislature has just adjourned. Rockefeller e m e r g e d occasional ern women have a major, 01 policy-making, role in govern ment. "Comparatively," s h e said, 'your voice is small. Western women certainly are ahead of us in many ways. B u t ' i n India, we have more than 40 women in parliament. . .the little country of Ceylon has a woman prime mini ster." "Yet government and politics should be woman's business, because women are the mothers of the be women are protecling the home by going out of it into public life. Survival of the world depends on women's participation in running ils affairs." Madame Pandil, the only wom- i to serve as ambassador to both the United States and the Soviel Union, look note of the sporadic "strikes" for peace by U.S. women's groups. "Working for peace can't be something done occasionally," she said in an interview. "Nothin; effective. If you human race. Men never will involved with f a m i l y . . . is from that session in good shape. The big Democratic muscle in New York stale is mostly in New York city, a community of numerous minority groups lhal usu ally combine to make the Derr cratic Party a majority party New York Democrats seek always to mate a Republican governor work fqr a cause, your work must be consistent and continuous. "No, no, no, I'm not a feminist," said Madame Pandit. Nehru's sister, mother of three, grandmother of eight, has been a participant in her country's international leadership since 1947 when India won independence and a Republican legislature the from Britain and when she first bad guys in the campaign script The · Democrats have com plained thai Republican state officials short changed the city on tlie division of tax loot, that whatever went wrong with rent control was the fault of the Republican state administration, that the Re- aublicans withheld from [he city adequate home rule, failed in most respects to consider the needs of the little people and represented-you guessed it-Wall street. Rockefeller and the 1962 legislature enacted legislation in these areas calculated to-blunt and perhaps to stifle this kind of democratic campaigning. Viewed from the banks of the Potomac. Ihe Republican Parly in New York stale seems to be smartly led. Thnt is a switch for New York stale and would he dillo elsewhere. The Old Guardsmen who don't like Rockefeller might lake another -look. He is n sound money man.'The slate is solvent find on n pny-asr-you'go basis. Rockefellc has courage. He had the guls lo slap on new taxes after he wns elected in 195(1 when' more reve. nue wns needed. This year he nicked and bjilkcd a bonus for Korean Wnr \T|S. A good mnn. Union--"when outsiders were per- milled only limited contact with the Russian people.. .no free access as there is supposed to be ow." She was ambassador to the United States and Mexico from 1949 through '52, president of the UN General Assembly, 1953-54, and from 1954 until her resignation three months ago, high com- lo dulies "back home." "There is much to be done in education, in social welfare," she said. We are a new nation, comparatively. All national purposes lead to international.. .if you are strong at home, you will ba strong at home, you will be strong internationally." Her current trip to America was lo address the National Council of Women of the United Stales today and to fulfill a long-term commitlment for 1 e c I u r e s at Wellesley Collge in Massachusetts, April 10-14, on her native [and. They are part of the college's series on the great powers of Asia. "It is importan tthat we concentrate on the positive in working for peace," she said. "That use all our resources, intellectually and emotionally. Some- low our world has become immobilized by fear of war.. .fear rying degrees depending on \vhal nations have the nuclear weapon. "Peace need: an image," she said. "When we talk of war, there is the immediate image--of weapons, of uniforms, of medals. Peace has no such.. .we need to show that peace is exciling, that it is exciting for the hungry to fed, the illiterate to be educated, the under-developed countries given a hand... I asked her what was wrong wilh the dove as an image of peace--there is a famous -photograph of her brother with a dove landing on his cap as he is making a speech. "Oh that," she laughed. "How : dislike the dove. It is such an insipid bird." SIHATOR CAUCUS, by Pete Wymu Coor.'i? Gtn'l Fealur«Corp.TM-Wor1d RigMi fctvJ,' Xook at it this -way, Senator . ·. . at least spmebodj was thinking oi you, and besides he didn't S9J 'positively'!!"

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