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TiXASSOtONSINDfFfATINGBMLS m-if- ""ffir.at.on ftslfttflsf Ifl' „„, „,,„_ § .oveiniiieftt JHtMff th« Slat*. ||V,; ;i,r tocc'it >*sitotj, killed three i. tiia) v.-nitW KtW'-'t" -t^fttd the •r'f r^'nt to get Itii ,-•*•* "i*ws with- ; it C nnS 01 dilutiw ,,, ;,;], bv Sen. Hen Gcmiales of | r Aniomo: Sen. Cu^n ^rueger of El nd Rep Don snnard of Fort -mM ha\e required open meet- 1, of boaicls. cornTnissio'nrf anrj similar y,J^ pgencies on Ihe state, county, M -y uid precinct level. S ' Pennsylvania l*j?islators ..took an :g| -^t onposite vi§8fr wAfft Expressed iMv r o-as solons when thty passed al£'.*: every publitr arftofrfMltion intro- liP^'i'' " ' "* ' -A** ^ ffc; G.IV. George- M. iMder of Pcnn- K].n:a signed into ktf two bills • ; r? .:, extending tiie public's right to : -'] the news •m^1,)S%-tjf^riVernmeri- : -nctions on nil wrtlfttjf and state •onsored by the .Pennsylvania :y :iper PubliSRerS Association, the oft- records and opeii meeting meas- u»; re known generally'as the "right- to-know" bills. Gov. Leader said he considered the hills "among the most important pieces of legislation produced during my administration-" One of the bills forbids secret, or star-chamber, operations at every level of state government. It requires official action to be taken in public meetings. The other opens to the public or its representatives the records of public agencies. The open meetings bill applies to city and county governments, school boards, state and local authorities, and all other agencies not specifically restricted by' law in this respect. This restricted group includes grand juries, police and tax agencies. ?nd some spe- ial investigative commissions. Uncisr Pennsylvania's new laws, due notice will be made to the public, starting Sept. 1. concerning the time and place of governmental meetings. Closed executive meetings still will be permitted, but NO OFFICIAL ACTION, such as passage of an ordinance, awarding of a contract, or hiring or firing of personnel will be permitted, except in open meetings. The record bill, which also becomes effective in Pennsylvania Sept. ]. opens to public inspection or copy- iug all official documents, including G LEAGUE PROVIDES NO ESCAPE By PAttL HARVEY Tr-p Big League is the dream of every .-•- :tci sandlottet, ..' bny with baseball-talent wants that I-,,.- • more rieSrJfffctcly thatt most others can re. It whips him, spurs him, inspires rr>:ugh the tedium at Schoolwork, which •::uses and from which he divorces him. . ,> soon as possible. : i school he is » below: . jc student, if only be- jj <• jg^J^ \ . his interests ire else- l tae ball diamond he :: ktBr. Boys envy him. ;..: applaud. * i ia.sing a baseball, he ''••lit personification of -"•Mid skill...; , ight \vfien he is vuh vj • he can strike out Mus- Pierce pitch out of the ••:• poundfd Bifl ,« ., f ., • 1 ,d wi-h the pWtoundest faith, the ma\ ballplayer kntrJj| that if he ever makes \ J League . . . the' "Majors" . . . Every- j ffom then on will be Ideal. i? jd from any frustration, from trouble ,,'m.e, from romantic provocation, from - .•', baric or reversal, he, can escape into . dieam. Aril me day he makes it. A maior league ball club is a collection '.o younjish men. Sixteen teams. Four him'•i men. , ' ' i'iurri everywhere, only the most keen of . :.ntt iirct at loot. Only the most quick, r MUJI ispattte. Ot ten million dreamers, 1 i',i\o,eJ'''' four rrondred realize their 1 e<* u:. r ' ism ihcrt a strange thing happens. Even \n « Big League uniform at a Big League salary, a bad knee still throbs when it rains. Too much beer still leaves a hang- ove r. Then there is a wile who has headaches and a baby who gets colic. Sports writers are less than kind. Real.ty, even in the Big League, is imperfect, expensive harsh, sometimes cruel. Bui from h«r» ih«» it nowhtr* lo «• cap*. Then, quickly, the ballplayer pressing 30 most come to grips with what happens after 3.1! Where most men modify and alter and reworx their childhood dreams of being fire- imn or railroad engineers while they are young . . . The ballplayer must shelve his dreams ar.d shift his gears at 30! Sports writer Roger Kahn says, "if there is ever to he a major novel written about baseball. I think it will have to come to grips w'?h this problem." Duke Snider tried to shift his dream to .in tvcxado farm. Ted Williams invested in a sporting goods bi 'iness Yet neither r.as found either challenge or tab. action in th - lackluster future. '- hey remain identified with the disillusioned cynics wl i fill the locker room and eventually the has-i.?en hangouts with arro- izant indifference or \. -o(an« wrath to hide tht hurt of four hundred shnttered dream*. Meanwhile, back in the office, the classroom and the mill . . . back at the workbench or pounding a sales beat . . , ar« the lii.ie million, nine-hundred-thousand and six hundr?c who did not make th« team. They awakened early from their Jream . . . When th« hurt waj immeasurably leu. On Th« SicU: DOG CAN ADD TO PERSON'S LIFE -"••-Aie you 6S years old and therefore at i.f n .,)cninnt age? You really should be just 3 , xjus icllow. Or, so claim the longevity L, at.-. ArvantnMl should live MX times the , : wl nr ei&d tfl> become full grown. There: • it is )»id a man should live to be 150. , ; : l-,i he siotlld have 85 years of life lo come. i: . i:ii|>ro1W|bl« that you can reach the age 'l jj' 1 IhoUJJh some of ^ o u r grandchildren You ciyi add quit* a (ew >e.ars lo y|(ur lite, according to the aJofemefliioned long euiy expats, by walking, g;jn ening| cycling, fwim- nnii and ijaU., One tx- inattes an inteiesting j ..liin 'oc promoting I , ity. gays he: "Get ' The- Idea is that the •* tj' make you do much waK.-.iK- A mil- ppjture, head up, stomach in, can add i tfi life. The wain measurement is im- nt; It should, be Ire same as it was when wtie 80 years of age. TW* '^painless vhildfairth" Momchosi of dog; Tacts .% by Hc.tci* JAM* • 4. NABOB'. JB Kcnnr-Mi K. PiUiUi.i.ni nhr;i, Inr Pl;liI.I<RER F.IUTOK C.imc in Switzerland is not exclusively for the wealthy. The fee« ar« Ihe same for all. I'&nenU of moderate meain are accepted as wc;l <i« wives of muiti-millionanes and mem- Lerr of European royally ... Do you think >t.r could shine on a 'iuiz program with Unil- tJ Stales geography as your category? If so, uii.'we.- the following quick as a quarter of a iiash. Indianapolis is the largest ci!y in Indiana. What it the second largest city in that >.att? AMONG THE MARRIED What is the world's record for .- . .......i <••! oivurcpa? A Buc>rus, Ohio, girl wuo was a Lndu at 11 becam« a divorcee al the ag? ui 12! Her marriage' was legal at that time Dijt would not be now. Sixteen is the minimum age for a bride m Ohio at present. In MibMs. el ppi, a girl can, uilh parental consent, become a bnae at the age of 12. In New Kajt'.pshire a 13 3 ear oij giri can marry. In AiaL.ama, Georgis, Iowa, Kentucky, New Vc:k, South Carolina, Texn , and Utah a •-cen-ager can become a bride at 14. CNiBABRASSING SITUATION Sleeping iompartmen -> on /\u3-sisii lia^u aie »r.t.red by male ana Kair.le pa. .-tir.,erfc. A ; ouiig woman from England rt-poried ?n* uai tn bu, 'la-.-ed to find thiu^ nun ^..img H ictping fomijarl uitn IHT un a Uaill bound i(.i M (i * c it v%' . Ktup I: i.s t u.i.iu: iiutriit s:.ai,r,^ sin. anon in nuan .^ir, if 3 ou f\ ui ' j;tl in Ku.v-.ia. Check on >->ur t uaipafLnoiit s/iuifrs hefftre you slari. (J...ei'v\ , -o ••>•! n,U:.t uc ei.;i:ai la.^sed by fmo.n^ )uut;eil .-haiing * c(.,ini-.ortrpent with tiiree beautiful ijlunrii. Ir'liilff A31DES Count Purci. Italian bathing .-;..) di:,-i;jn -•r ano ackriowicfigcd auiiiority of fcn.imne oi % aul> has ^aid. "The icieM v- o.,i;in iia 1 . \viue si ouldtrs, .-mail hip.s sinail wai.t anri long I'eg.-." . . . Ever hear of Gimj Achilles (.'..-igju'. 1 lie is li'ti inventor of tiie coffee making £aci- i-1 cautd "Espj'e.'so." Clasg'a's inacini.'e c«:i Make 40f.' cups o/ coffee an hour. Eaui cufi ,nf coffet is uiUjviduali> made. contracts and payroll records. On the other hand, the Te*as Legislature in effect told state, county and city officials that it is all right to hold secret meetings dealing with public business. It passed only one of several bills designed to break down the closed door policy followed by some governing boards. The one nteasure passed provides specifically that newsmen reporting all types of party political conventions from tl.e precinct level up from now on have the right to be there. In many instances last summer, reporters were barred from conventions. Several other measures bearing on (he general question of examination, publication or study of public records did survive, however. The other public information bills passed were: The party convention bill by Sen. Crawford Martin of Hillsboro. requiring publication of annual financial statements by such agencies as school districts and soil conservation districts. SB 269 by Sen. William T. Moore of Bryan, requiring special audits of county records on petition of 30 per cent of the qualified voters. HB 199 by Rep. L. Dewitt Hale of Corpus Christi. stopping payment of state funds to school districts which fail to furnish aft. i 0 { their accounts. Texas and oth« s t n at do not already have explicit,letting forth the people's right tfr$u s hould follow the pattern set"by, ns yi va nia. For example, there 0 i aw in Texas forbidding th«:hdk 0 f sec ret meetings by public bodHegrtaJniy, this is a flagrant violatitift v, e public's right to know all thf rma Ucm pertaining to the function^o v g ov . ernmental unit constitute(ftii lpm . No matter for what Sw, n eid, nor in what perspective thjSlJf examined, secret meetings alw|iji an t suspicion in the public's miftci ; s It-lie that most public bodies 'ijU no ulterior motives in holding se<Sjje 5 .. sions, but officials cannot, matte,, taxpayers believe otherwise. .$ The people are supreme in tlr of government. They have a ri know how their business is be in. 1 ? ducted. Newspapers as such ca 1 claim the right to be on hand ex that they represent those who have right to know. Misrepresentation and distortion facts are the result of closed door meet ings. Why not hold all public meetings in the open and give the people all the information? You can bet they're going to find out anyway. Tacts forttgn N**t ComiMl RUSSIA TO JOIN B T CHAHU58 M. 'UP Slafl Ce-wMpo""" 1 . The week's Rood and bad news on the international bal- 77»V«ce o/on industrial frnpirt-lrojonoCounfy ^DITOWAI^PAGf JPage_ . Brarospoit and Brasoria County, Monday." Jub' i!" MIDDLE EAST TAONKEY 7 BUSINESS" w ere increasingly strong indications this week thai Soviet Russia finally ie»i lv wants to negotiate an »Vf*- ment which would result in th« first step toward a broad disarmament agreement. One indication «'as conta.nert in a statement which Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gromyko maae in Moscow. Gromyko summoned i° vc '*" correspondents to his o.ficc to complain that the United States is using Vne London f"^'" 1 *. men! conference as R smcke Screen" to covc-r up * desire to continue the aims .ace. The American attitude, he said, had licconv niBnifest^at a mo.ncnt whr-, Hie possibuu.v of achicvein, son,e W"™£ in the Lonoon talks hsd become apparent. A second indication was that Vaicrian A. Korin, th« Soviet chief delegate in Lonaon, h«d -:beco:nc distinctly more recep- ' live to a series of proposals by United Slates chief delegate Harold Stassen. Under the American propus- Vi, ;he actual "fir? I stop Vild be the siif pension "t tei\s of nuclear weapons. But •(hi? vroposal was tied to others foi' rfductions in armed torrcs and "vmveniionul wea- lP °i-ne reason for Russia's alter^ W Attitude seemed clear: The SoVvct government M seriously worried over what might nap- pen if. In the event of a war. the United States and its allies loosed » mevciles* rmcl-ar weapons attack in its territory. Twenty - (our countries agreed that a special meeting of Ihe United Nations General Assembly should be called to consider a stinging indictment gary. S 1 '* The indictfjU- ed in ft repfrjj find Inn romfl Hungarian In Rudai SocUlt't Wof it« firs( cong mier the p,n\.v a»er new pally \vas ' the ('ojimunisl -. fell apflt at that;,' It v;| veportea was F-lous disaf the nc^HP nrt . v ° n As inftither So^ count nc vorrd supnrc< f>me e ugh poll' 1 Othersllespite K of terror Itill o>""" In Chi ists hnd rcsultoo 1 speech i niunisl that th" Commun encourag' gime. A nesr, i took M star.od Afrai out of lai wa: they h? brani rcjtime. the iv •, wch v 'd Tje-tui; i was op. n'.lc in i . riticlsn It if infli I hi« ririfr l*®& ^ h.. iron- \orsjll-oinnrrtin* • thamji interr^- ce m cnlleil to "idrS'il "1 for- thlnilicattrrt National Report .... IKE THROWS UPPOkf TO COURT'S D JIM BISHOP: Reporter MAGGY'S THE LAST OF HER KIND Maggy i.« 77. She's the last of the breed. She's short and ttout and has a big round face and a shoe button nose. She looks like Cork and Limerick and Galway and Wexford. She was really born in Hoboken on Fcb 4, 1880. and her real name is Margaret Lanigyn Dunning. She's my riot!ier-in-law. Ma?gy has been living with us for liu xears. Her husband died. Mv Elinor was her only child. What else? Where cl.-e? She was a good cook. Her meat sauce was so good that I never at the «,pagneui. Just give me a bowl of the meat sauce and a half loaf of Italian bread. No soup. No dessert. Her baked macaroni with cheese was too good fur any of u.>. The kids called her "Nanny'' ;*•; l.ji - back a*i 1 can remember. Tin-, lovrd l.-^r witn a deviHu-n thai mftU'icd v.lial th^y had for ti.eT p^ijcnts. She lo\ed .-cal- hons and, wl-.ethtr tiity . ;ie tin trie i;i(Ki-r> lin or not. i ;e girN bought iiicrn. S:ie lu ^ 1 rf.'-v.ci ij 1 . t-i and (dijbagr i -••>. anti Join u.' i-ork and ltd uau- oivii. If .-lie liken >cm, -ne i,h.-ii >uu all iht- \vay and he could >OL; httil cvc none dnytimi^ \\.ti jiju ilt^^Hicult for her lu b-'l:c\e ih^Bou could do an}tiling ri^ht. She lived L> thj... cod;, aaij ii di.-'.ru...-ed tier to have to place in*- in one id'.c^ury and ll^c-.i in the otiie-. Mitg^y could nc-'.er quite make up her mind about me. '.viicii 1 aid somuth'nx ri.<-e for i.c-i'-li^e brinx^n^ home a pair of (tuila;' curnn^s - .-he v.'oiiki study them in t-sieu'.-fc; ttars \^'ould ihimmer on hcrliid.s oiid she would pu'- ienl heMdieek to be kisiea if 1 ^H ;;omelhmg wrong-hV.c ask fierii* »'i* could a child on how to eat with a fork when «h« herself was shoveling the food with a spoon- then I paid for two or three days. My hellon were echoed by silence. Better yet, she could, with a glance, enlist the aid of her daughter and then, by gum, 1 became the family leper. Be.vt of all WAS lo see Mag^v at a bar. She loved bars, vicl she u as always first on the M.i- hogony with the S5 bill. The children got dimes for the j ike box. Only two nonus made 'ier cry: "When You snd I W->'e Young. Alaggy." and "Lovtir, Come Back to Me.'' She'd never want to go home. When we v.'ere \outliful, we used to take the family to a place which we called Lisa's Beach. There was no water for mile«, but the youngsters u^cd tr> think that there must be s virnming nearby. Mjggy made friends of v.ait- rc.i-e.-. Slie always prt'ss'ii a cio'lar inlo their hands, and the tolled her head fiom .s.c^: to june aiid laughed and, in lun-e /uiur . c\ Ki\'. ijoriy v as i Ah-U «ii.- railed a "re-juloi' guy." She u ould bit and if.ia-mb. r iaifl ifniP'.i'«-r <iiid icmembc . Sin would be flof/' 1 "'! u-ith ii'tini'. us and all of II".' "Id l.i.-ii hloiics ynd the upcr ; : ;o:l:- wuuld come to tile : .Ir'c. "Liiten," she'd >«} perem'.orily. "LLuen a minute. 1 want to tell you something." She alAays nei;iin.fl lieilvr than 180 and the was c .actly five fetfl tall. A» far bacl: as I can remeimbec, Maggy w» ; ;.o- inj to start the diet in UK; moi-ning. She hated a m. t.t-l, olid khe would rather tkip a good v,edding than put unit on. But once she got into the I iie/:-. let nc. man be 1'jukmg at a "Isn't il-to. M> molTf^ if th* her e'd knowledge ... you could tell was four mil Paso, and s) only outside rooting for II eers. When tl hind, she sai her housecoii a rosary, and the biadu in quick runi. v,-;iai ivould Lord was on Gian's and. n'l .speak fo, A few yc family on a to South au ecd that/ v\ i 1 ever ^ v ni ier, / vvi-'.Uic-,-!iJ i-c -'ng of l BT LYLE C. WILSOK WASHINGTON — OR— President Eisenhower has given his t^a-n the signal on the ansry cc.v oversy now rising arouno th-> Supreme Court. If the President has called a timid play, there is ample reason for that. Four of the justices are his men. The word from the Whitrf House is this: Lay off the court. The word came at. this week's news conference when Eisenhower .asked for respect for the court's rulings — even lho.=e which were difficult to understand. Attorney General Herbert B'o<vn»ll .Ir. has moved ouiet- Iv »nd cautiously to rem°dy til" damage government prose- ciHors believe the court has inflicted on the nrocesres of criminal justice in federal coifts. Protection Bills Ofi.r.a Bi"' have been offered in bo;h houses of Congress to protect FBI files against ' l <e coTi-t's order v.-hich would p''f- mit criminal elements of the United Stales to rummage th'-otigh them. Browncll went to Capitol Hill today to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on su^.i proposed legislation. ',f be told the commiit-e Wj^at federal prosecutors gener ajly thin't of the court's ruling the ,!enrks ca«e, the legi?- tnrs would get an earfull. Clinton E. Jencks was tried eon\ ictcd on « charge of 'ving an affidavit in which A'ore h« \va« not a Com- Jencks. a labor union lead- si«ned 'he affirlavil under e terms of the Taft-llartlry Tiie trial judse refused *o ermit .lencks' counsel to ex..min» the FBI files on which the charge of Communist Paras bas"d. The Pupr»me rf p.-ied the conviction nd Jcnc';s ii a free man. ..called c ;he court for defe righ Far It*s This liberties cl a 'ot of in;? an against The nilir ever, far civil libertii. It will govi lions in fedet for exKmole.'». ,..; ^- ••tax skulldugVry. anti-tnlst prosecutors, anH the like. Some 30 such esses, under trial when the .lencks decision came, now are in a condition Federal nidges do not know how to interpret the Suoremo Cor.rt's new rule nor do_feder- ' al iiro«eciitors ^now how t« nroce.ed under it. Looking Back IT HAPPENED . . . JULY 1 S y »ar< ago Mr. and Mrs. William LatiS- worth of Anglelin entertaincrl the couples 'Clu» with • desert-bridge mcelj home in Angletoj favors were «l Frank Stevens a' ert Munson. ID T««" Willard Wood. ' State's har hitting Freeport. son o( Nnaly Wood, ren the finals of the! t,ition Golf Tourf dropped a six al ,on to Bill PHpJ ace in the finals, IS y.«r Miss Mary Virj honored with i and dance al If House yhen her W. L. Cecil wa freshmenH were guests who wer the event. DAILY CROSSWORD! ACROSS t. Kmbracwl !>• W!lrt«r i-hlp ,-. of \.t 9. 'ranoleori't r. v ;namB ID. .\f.'i:-r«i» 12. \ rr'f'.iv* H. t.'.r.g »htl t ,- T.vo rii:-c •:« \i'-_ > a.c ti-v i !„ for .'i iiu'i- i.ou i- 'u^C'c." i;n4 marl-, of ii'iO ln.i; . Aie vu'i lis.cn'ii'.:.' •-'• e ;un't'. T':« pt« en! '.c 'i.iuovs mi chill:.- rtcord >• "nr'y ctv.n lull diy.—« i°x d it leivti ut quent Bluk wood tr»»« 25. Milk- fUh 29 Afttrmalh 1' r-lrnd over r. VOUI.K goal 1" ^Ut*;c no'e 17 rriari t:llf IS -'» r»",'.t 19. I'nnkinr

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