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HUMHOLDT STANDARD Friday. April 13. 1962. Pago 4 JtumboWt £tanOard 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 . . AH other, $2.25 . . Daily, ten tents per copy, FULL UNITE!) PRESS INTERNATIONAL W l l t E SERVICE PUB L1SI1ED FKOM 328 E STKEET, E U R E K A , CAI.IKOIINiA, E V E I I V EVENING EXCEPT SUNDAY, TELEPHONE HILLSIDE 2-1711 The. Standard's Editorial Policy: Unswerving support oj the principles oj democracy; in federal, slate and community government; Preservation and advancement oj the opportunities /or pursuit oj private enterprise in California and the Redwood Empire; Unbiased reporting oj the news; Pieservation oj the principles oj free speech and a jree press; Support oj all movements jor Ihe betterment, trie beautijication and the general development o| Eureka and oilier cities and towns of Humboldt county. Warlike 'Neutral' President Sukarno's resounding threats of war against the Dutch over New Guinea have made that area one of the world's sore spots. So far it is a minor one. But Indonesia apparently intends to keep it inflamed. The Netherlands has complained to the United Nations of several incidents. For example, an Indonesian force, the Dutch charge, has landed on Waigeo. Dutch naval forces were ordered to this island, in the R a d j a A m p a t archipelago off northwestern New Guinea. One of three B-25 bombers, obsolescent American planes, dropped bombs on a small Dutch naval vessel in the harbor of Gag, a small island not far from Waigeo, in a sudden attack without any reason. Such incidents suggest that Indonesia, recognizing that the Dutch cannot police all of New Guinea at once, are constantly trying to land infiltrators who can organize guerilla warfare or stir up native resistance by the Papuans. Indonesian attacks continued during Dutch-Indonesian talks, which lasted only three days. Sukarno has i n t i m a t e d they are not likely to be resumed unless Ihe Netherlands agrees in advance to give West New G u i n e a lo Indonesia. The Dutch are preparing the Papuans for eventual independence many years hence, and Indonesia is un- w i l l i n g lo agree to Papuan self-determination or international control. Indonesia is engaging in these territory-grabbing maneuvers with Washington money, extended as "aid." Shutting down the dollar pipeline might have the effect of cooling of Sukarno. Indonesia is one of the "neutrals" urging the United Stales to go to almost any lengths to avoid war. but she refuses to modify her own outlaw ambitions for the sake of peace. . Deepening Quagmire Proposed revisions of the federal tax code usually have the announced purpose of simplifying the laws. Bui almost invariably the actual effect is to make the tax laws still more complicated. The Kennedy administration's present tax proposals are no exception, particularly with reference to the proposed withholding of interest and dividend income. These provisions of the administration's 240-page tax measure are called an administrative nightmare. If enacted they will enormously complicate the bookkeeping problems of the nation's investment institutions. Almost predictably they will also set an example for state and local taxing jurisdictions which Jevy on income. If 'he federal government can attach interest h c f r v e it's pnid there is no apparent reason why stale and IncM governments cannot do the same. Trend Reversed Mure than 91,000 accidental deaths in the United Slates in 1961 is hardly a record to be proud of, but the figure does represent a victory of sorts for the safety efforts of many individuals and organizations. The accidental death toll last year was a decrease of 1,500 from that of 1900. For the first time in the history of a large life insurance company's statistics on U. S. accidents, the death rate declined to 50 per 100,000 population. Safety campaigns do pay off. Obviously, a safety awareness of a significant segment of the population was responsible for the 1961 drop in accidental .leaths. From t h i s beginning--and the improvement last vear can only be called the first step--a renewed e f f o r t on !hp part of those engaged in safety education should result in greater cause for celebration when the books for 1962 are closed. !nterlandi Editorials *** Features *** Comments people are employed to translate his -posonous preachings." The WALTER WINCHELL ON BROADWAY Diahonn Carroll who plays a The name is Toby Fitzpalrick o clothes model in "No Strings. 1 She started modeling when she was 15. . .The great gamble o: producing tv series shows. Only one in three end up making money. . .The networks spending al- District) chiefs a _ mass publii most $3 million per annum to to analyze the ratings. About 100 "Look, kid, knock off l h a t stuff a b o u t 'What a crime il is to take money for somolhin.n we hnyc fun do- inf!' · · · I've got a wife and a couple of kids lo sup- MAULtilNA 'THEY'RE ALL AROUMO ME." . NATIONAL WHIRLIGIG News Behind the News WASHINGTON - American dip omatic representatives here am abroad have the definite impres sion that Nikila Khrushchev is not the sole architect of Russian olicy or the ail-powerful dictator hat Stalin was. In Iheir opinion he is subject to checks and restraints by the Central Commit- cc of the Communist Party. He has been thwarted on many ucslions within recent months by ic so-called traditionalists, who resent the changes he had proposed. He had advocated a slight modification in several Commun ist principles. Although they af- ected largely the domestic field ley also had their impact upon oreign policy and military expansion. On account of the heavy fall off in farm production, which was ic main topic of discussion al ic recent 22nd Congress, Khrush- hev urged greater conlrol at the ower level to improve both farm incentives and efficiency. He also favored increases in the size o the plots on which peasants couk grow food for themselves rathe than for the state collectives. A pragmatic mon, Khrushchev had seen how private farming had a great advantage over central ized control, especially in Poland There peasants holding only 10.5 per cent of the arable land pro duced 63 per cent of t!ie total farn production. But apparently for idologica ralher than realislic reasons, a solid majority of the Presidium turned down all his plans for agricultural decentralization anc greater reliance on what passes for private enlerprise in Ihe Soviet system. Khrushchev had also advocatec greater allocation for industria production lo consumer goods. In fact, he has frequently boasted lhat Russia would approximate American standards of living with in an unnumbered period of years The Hollywood Scene By Vernon Scoff HOLLYWOOD (UPIi -- Ernes Borgnine has two things in com mon with Prseident John F. Ken nedy-- both were Navy men and now big Ernie has become a PT boat skipper. Borgnine's prospects of reaching, Ihe While House, however, are as slim as its present occupant tak ng up an acting career. The heavyset Oscar winner has thrown caution and movies to the wind to star in a new television series, "Machalc's Seven," in which he plays a hard nose( icutenant commander. He should live so long. When Ernie was a Navy man he attained the rank of petty officer 1st class -- strictly an en- isled man. "Thai's n big jump into the officer class," Uorgnine grinned. "And the pay is real good too. Better than a navy officer gels. 1 also own part of the company." Televiewers had a preview o K'nie's new show last week on ABC-TV's Alcoa Premiere show. It uas called a "Spinoff" in video i.-iloi.s. "The series is Ihe story of a World War 11 PT boat based in the South Pacific." Ihe big guy explained. "I call it a 'Wagon Train' on water. It's not so much a war slory as il is a study of icrsonalitie.s under pressure. "I think Ibis is the first World War 11 series television has tried. Hut it isn't all grim drama. There's plenty of humor, too. It'.* kind of n combination of 'Mr. Roberls.' 'Teahouse of the August Moon' and 'Victory at Sea." Ernie was asked why he has finally decided on a video series "Well, when Ihey offered me this show I look a good look around at the number of pictures being made in Hollywood and at how many good scripts I'd seen in the past two years," he said "Then I thought about how many pictures will be made h the next five years and the fu lure didn't look too bright. "This show has plenty of guts and I spent 10 years as a gunners male in the Navy. It all addec up to a chance lo earn some goot money and to have some fun at the same time." Additionally, Ernie is lired of globe-trotting. He and his wife Katy Jurado, have had only a few weeks together in their Beverly Hills home in the past two years. "Why knock your head against a wall looking for good pictures," he said. "If you want lo work steady in movies you have lo travel all over Ihe world these days. "Now that I'm doing a series I'll have eight months of steady work right here in Hollywood and 'our months off lo make a movie tr relax and enjoy myscl. "Besides, PT boats arc vcrj ashionable these days. They've got good connections, if you know what I mean." Now You Know By United Press International The word "Mausoleum" derives rom Ihe Tomb of Mausolns, one if the seven wonders of Ihe even wonders of Ihe ancient vorld. When Mausolus, king of Carls in Asin Minor, died about after spending the past seven 1 325 B.C., his widow built a great wars in movies. Imarblelomh at llalicnrnassus. The Presidium, however, again forced him to cut back his consumers' program because it conflicted with the industrial growl so necessary for the continued military buildup and the costly experiments in space. H is also believed lhat the demand for resumption of nuclear lests in violation of the three-year moratorium was pressed by the so - called "traditionalists," who want Moscow to remain as aloof as possible from the West Khrushchev has rarely referred lo or defended the breaking of thai pledge. Thus, the general feeling here is lhat the West, and particularly the United States, could achieve better relations with Moscow, if Khrushchev were the dominan figure in Kremlin councils, am not hauled hither and Ihilher by Ihese conflicting factions. His puzzling shifts of policy, o attitude, apparently result from iiis effort lo avoid a sharp andj irreparable break within the ruling group. The changes do not always reflect any alteration of his own convictions. Washington's assay of the results of recent negotiations at Geneva, Moscow and here give rise to some optimism. Khrushchev obviously does not want war over Berlin. His sporadic pressures in the air channels and ap- aroval of "the wall" are regarded as allempls to appease the more anti-West faction. t He has agreed lo President Kennedy's proposal for limited cooperation in the exploration of space. He is not taking an active and aggressive part in the fighting n Southeast Asia. And at Geneva, Gromyko himself proposed a ban ' on granting nuclear weapons to r nations not possessing them at Ihe J present moment. That was a direct slap at Red China, Moscow's nominal ally i In fact, regardless of whether 1 Khrushchev or the Presidium cril- ' cs dominate Soviel policy loday, I is certain that they must unite s on a single policy toward Red i China. The ideological break be- v conies more serious every day, 1 ind so far there has been no i move lo palch it up by either side, s Khrushchev is reported to be s in omnivorous reader. In his at- f empt to lighten life for the aver- igc Russian, he may he motivated 1 n part by the following passage o rom a hook "Soviet Man and the n Vorld." It was writlen by n German who is acknowledged as that n ountry's outstanding Russian ex- h crt and student He says: h "Soviet man evidences a grow- o ng demand for personal security, or a private life of his own \:\ e he family circle, free from stale y nlcrfcrcnce, for freedom of 1 lought and intellcclual evolution, i The snlicnt characteristics of Sovel men arc the surest indication b ifit within another 10 or 15 years ic will lie no Bolshevik." j the silly arithmetic. Such a waste .William Saroyan panning ac:ors in his latest tome. . .Producer David Merrick's big secret: He was once an actor. . .F. Sinatra's wealth: He has eight accounts in just one California bank .Truman Capote's shrewd counsel: "Never talk back to a critic". . .Yvelte Mimieux igniting :hrce current flickers. She is a ijrainy beaut. A chess expert. . . Anita Gillette in "All American' vinning star-status. Only a year ago she was just an understudy in "Gypsy." The fact that Movieville has only 9 actors who have long-term contracts. . .Cary Grant's ung. ant comment: "Ingrid Bergman las big feet and peasant hips." Cary!. . .Ella Fitzgerald's plat- ier, "Call Me Darling." A darling . .Director George Abbott's pet leeve: Can't stand actors who are ate for rehearsals . . .Burton Crane, the N. Y. Times financial writer, reporting: "Despite weeping and gnashing of dentures over the state of the stock market, the average investor is not in bad shape." He should speak to a few investors. The losses during the past few months have been fantastic. . .Leslie Uggams" version of "Over the Rainbow" via her new Columbialbum. . .Eddie discovering how Debbie fell. New York State's forthcoming arobe of boxing. After a few head- incs -- nothing will change. . . Jean Simmons' description of Bardot-type actresses as "convertible performers -- they act with the !n top down." Not to mention the bottom being exposed . . A pair of musicals being the only Broad" h way shows playing to capacity . .Time mag devoting almost an entire page to giving the real names of stars. Some skewps. . Burton's denials and denials when Ihe Roman scandal was first head- ined. At that time he said: 'Bloody nonsense. 1M like to punch the b---d in the nose who started all this." (Hit yourself, Dickie boy. And some yawnter- tainers attack the press!). . .The millions of people who deplore scandal but can't get enough of it. Shrug: Liz and Let Liz. Robert Frost and Carl Sandburg, move over for a real Poet! the Bronx. To wit: "Reporters ar men who may differ. But now they are all in accord; that Eddi is over here sweating and Eliza beth Taylor's abroad" . . . N.Y Stale Senator A. Bernstein (28th meeting at 8:30 tonight protesting The Queen of the Nazis' invitation Lo address Hunter College will protest tonight is at Christophei Columbus High School (Astor Golden Avenues, Bronx) . . . Peg gy King, the song star. checke( into Flower 5th Ave. Hosp. She's a Brave Girl . . . Tina Louise', coat-carrier at the "Boys Nigh Out" preview was playbeau S Ungar . . The very social George Skakels are in Splitzville. His sis ter is wed to Bobby Kennedy . . Last year at Academy Award timi Liz Taylor was making news win ning an Oscar. This year it's win ning a Richard. News - filler: "Pravda 'Truth' a n d 'Izvestia' means means Neither of which is available in the Soviet Union. Chuckles In The News MONTICELLO, Ind. (UPI) - A mile-long strelch of road here is clean loday because of two litter bugs. Sheriff Charles Miller gave two men he caught dumping wast )aper on the road a choice o; iroseculion or a three-hour clean up job. They swept. ST. LOUIS, Mo. (UPD--Satchel 'aige, the ageless Negro baseball itcher, said Wednesday he plans o see Manager Casey Stenge about a job with the New York Mels. Paige said he would like to get lack in the major leagues anc reckoned that Stengel was Ihe only one around old enough to manage him. LONDON (UPD-Robert Crook vas sentenced lo prison Wednesday for burglary. ST. LOUIS, Mo. (UPI) - One man's warning is another man's ood fortune. A speaker at the annual Leac industries Association meeting Wednesday said increased use ol fellow caution marking on high, vays lo warn of danger shoulc 'advance lead consumption by 1,500 tons." The Lighter Side In Washington By DICK WEST WASHINGTON (UPD--Friends iat lomato you picked up, so jfair, unblemished and seemingly in Ihe pink of condition, could be a case of beauty being only skin deep. The poor thing may be suffering from internal injuries. The theory that tomatoes arc highly susceptible to internal bruising has just been resound- though it may be, had what I re ingly confirmed in the research laboratories of the U. S. Department of Agriculture. A report on the study brings o light some of the most fascinating discoveries that I have seen in many a day. First of all, the researchers established various ways lhat tomatoes can be bruised. They found that bruising can occur when tomatoes "are squeezed tightly to- gelher in a box," when there is "rough handling of the boxes," and "from dropping individual tomatoes on hard surfaces." As far as I know, nobody had previously suspected lhat dropping a tomato on a hard surface might cause it harm. The researchers then made »mc laboratory tests "to measure Ihe amount of damage at various stages of ripeness when they were dropped distances ranging from f lo 18 inches on a hard surface, and when dropped on a surface covered with a layer of 'oam rubber." This led to the startling rcvcla- ion that "injury to those dropped on hard surfaces was much the more serious." If I interpret that correctly, it means that tomatoes are more ladly bruised when dropped on n lard surface than when dropped in n soft surface. Eurcknl And Hint isn't nil. The researchers also found that -- hold onlo your hats! -- "the ripest loma oes were injured mosl" by the Iropping. Thai may be hard (o believe, nil the report states it as n fact. Kiirllicrmore, it says Hint in- inry from Ihe dropping "was found to be cumulative; that is, when tomatoes were dropped two or more times, the damage was found lo extend to more and more internal parts." That conclusion especially came as a shock to me. I had always believed that the more you dropped a tomato, the better. The tomato research, valuable gard as one serious shortcoming. Apparently, the tests did not establish whether the damage is g r e a t e r when tomatoes are dropped at 6 inches or at 18 inches. I trusl that point will be cleared up in future experiments. Anc then I hope the researchers will do some comparable work on the effect that dropping has on eggs. A l m a n a c By United Press International Today is Friday, April 13, the 102nd day of the year with 263 to follow in 1962. The moon is approaching its full phase . The morning stars are Jupiter and Saturn. The evening star is Venus. On this day in history: In 1846, Ihe Pennsylvania Railroad received its charter. In 18G5, Gen. William Sherman ,ook over Raleigh, N. C. ending ils "March to the Sen." In 1934, Harry Hopkins, chief of Ihe Civil Works Adminislralion, announced Ihnl 4,700,000 families in the United Slates were on relief. In 1945, President Harry Truman was in his first full day of office following the dealh of franklin D. Rooscvell. A thought for (he day: War corrscpondenl and nullior Ernie *ylo said: "If yon go long enough vilhoul a bath even the fleas will ct you alone." TODAY'S BEST FROM EUROPE The Woman's View By GAY PAULEY NEW YORK (UPD-What constitutes the nation's most neg ected age group? Infancy? The troubled teens? Old age? None of these, says a woman vho has appointed herself champion of the "forgollen person in he life cycle of the community"-he middle-aged woman. Ida Oppenheimer, 66, while haired and dynamic, heads up an organization called "Project on Middle Age." "Middle age is hard to define," she said, "because it varies with each individual. I otfen refer to it as the period between empty nest and old rockin' chair." "It runs roughly from the early 40's through the 50's," she said, 'when the children have grown f she has had many interests other than her children, and if she has had professional training. "It's an empty period for the woman who has not." Miss Oppenheimer cited government statistics showing there are 20.6 million women in the Jniled Slales in the 40-59 age bracket, or 22.6 per cent of the otal female population on the J.S. mainland. How many of these are women who "know where they are, bul don'l know where they're going" rliss Oppenheimer cannot esti- male. Bul she is convinced the num- ier is so sizable that government and privale agencies must step in and offer them guidance through what could be lonely, unfruitful years. Yet, she said, few communities provide any sort of coordinated service; 'The need is there," she said. 'A woman can gossip, listen to elevision, and shop only so long-o fill the hours." Once, she said, the middle 'ears weren't such a problem, jecause women married in their 20's instead of in their teens, and children didn'l move away from he family and community the minule Ihey gol out of college. Community and family life doesn't lave the closeness it once had. "Older people are more de- ached from family than ever be- r ore," she said. "I'm convinced hat if we would solve u^e prob- ems of the middle years, we vouldn't have such a large one vith the aged." "Project on Middle Age" is a lyproducl of Ihe work of the rewish Vacation Association, vhich Miss Oppenheimer directed or 30 years before she resigned 10 give her full time to this project. The association called its first non-sectarian conference in 1956. 'here have been others since; the latest this year concerned married women and the job market. "Project" hired an independent research group, the Institute for Motivational Research, Croton-On- Hudson, N.Y., lo determine women's interest in jobs once their children were away from home. Its findings: Three of every four women between 40 and 55 expressed "highly positive" response to middle-aged homemakers seeking outside jobs. Miss Oppenheimer said "project" hoped eventually to help act as a clearing house for information nationally--"lo create a means of communication to make better known to a community its existing facilities." Quotes From The News MOSCOW - Pravda, the official Soviet Communist party newspaper, criticizing President Kennedy's plan to resume nuclear testing in the atmosphere: "The new planned series of U.S.-British nuclear tests will open the door, not to international agreement but to another, still more dangerous round of the tournament in the field of weapons of mass destruction." WASHINGTON - Rep. Bob Wilson, R-Calif., praising the efforts of Republican congressmen in assailing the Kennedy administration's program: 'We think we got the main message across. The message was this: That the country has been brainwashed by the Kennedy administration." LONDON - Nervous truck drivers and airport baggagemen, trying to approach a big baboon that smashed out of its cage at the London Airport: "Here, feller.. .here, guv'nor... here old chap..." NEW YORK - United Federations of T e a c h e r s President Charles Cogen, praising the one- day teachers' walkout: "The most inspiring teachers' strike in the nation's hislory." WASHINGTON - Shall Mohamed Reza Pahlevi of Iran, on his arrival in Ihe United States for a meeting with President Kennedy: "I certainly hope that the bond and ties of friendship happily existing between our countries will be further strengthened by this visit." SENATOR CAUCUS, by Pete Wymn Copr. '62 Genl F»«!ur« Corp. 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