Eureka Humboldt Standard from Eureka, California on April 7, 1962 · Page 33
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Eureka Humboldt Standard from Eureka, California · Page 33

Eureka, California
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Saturday, April 7, 1962
Page 33
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VMuL I N A SENSE, we've come full circle. We're returning to the caves of our ancestors. This time, we call them fall-' out shelters. My quarrel is not with the shelter but with the cause of it. It is a shameful thing that we have come so far and achieved so little. A fallout shelter is no crime. For many, it seems the best and most practical approach to the danger of radioactivity. Men must consider their children and their unborn children and somehow survive. The crime is that we live in a time when we count the possibility of death in the rain and snow, when we peer anxiously into the heavens and the headlines wondering if We can stop Them. The crime is that We and They hold the power of God in our hands as a child holds a loaded gun. Perhaps the victim can be saved, but why give a child a loaded gun ? The crime is that the human race has achieved almost everything except how to live together. War is bad enough. Those of us who remember how it was ought daily to pray it may never come again. But prayer is-effective only when courage and understanding and solutions follow. S OME TIME AGO several groups of women in major cities marched in a peace crusade. Probably most, or all, of their husbands were annoyed or embarrassed. It's doubtful that the women accomplished much. But it is a strange woman indeed who will send her husband or her son or her brother to kill another and, in so doing, place his soul in forfeit. It is the women who must make a home underground, who must lie awake at night wondering at the fate of the children they bear and the men to whom they have given themselves. I do not say women would have done a better job of running the world. I am sure it could not have been a worse one. Possibly a woman could never have split the atom or, if she had, would immediately have found a way to make it do the housework. It would never have occurred to her to keep it as a weapon against the world. This is no particular brief for glorious womanhood. It is, instead, a voice in the wilderness crying out against the indignity man Has brought upon himself. We have been 'taught through the centuries that hell is below us. But man has created his own in the heavens. 'Hcto-Cjo COMFORTABLE CUSHION CREPE SOLES. moccasin toe. Sizes 6 to 13. In Cracker ^^^^^^^^^^·^^^^^·i^MV ~"?"?*r..^lT*W0*S =~UU^^ Men's oxford with . ens o x o r w and 4 other colors. GOOD FIT WITH STEEL SHANK SUPPORTS. Youth's favorite oxfords in Houn' Dawg and other Spring colors. Sizes 10-6. VELVETY SOFT AND FEATHERLIGHT. Women's Hush Puppies walker shown in Pale Face; 7 other colors available. In 3-11. SHED WATER, RESIST STAINS. Slip on moccasins Men s in Gun Smoke, sizes 6-13. Youth s 10 6 in Sage Brush other colors HiSh Spring collection just in! Jj| BOYS' 595 TO Q95 W MEN E; S S Q95 TO ^ Q95 BREAT H,N' BRUSHED P,GSK,N CASUALS ,V WOLVER.NE CHOOSE FROM TMbsE STYLES AND COLORS CARRIED AT FINE STORES EVERYWHERE. UP TO 5 WIDTHS.

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