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THE LAWTON CONSTITUTION-MORNING PRESS, Sunday, Aug,25, 1963 State Farmers Contrast Am People Proud Of'Prosperity 7 Though Limited lly TO.M SHAJIUOCK Staff W r i t e r O U A N D K I E L D -- In Russia. R school teacher is paid S300 'per month. An airline pilot earns S110. A lop -engineer can make up to SI SO. A frmer--and this is a startling new innovation--is allowed lo own one acre of land, one cow, two jiijs and 20 chickens. Vol. the Russians arc proud of the Soviet Union and intensely dedicated to communism. "It is my impression," said Grandlicld farmer M. Ii. Crawford, "thai they are devoted 10 communism because they are incomparably belter off now than ever in history." Crawford was nmons a "iDitp of arm and stale farmers who have just completed a tour of Europe. The jji'oup spent several days in Russia. Among them were Paul Jackson of Apache. Charlie Lcf- fler of Coiiniylinp. and Bill Dudon- hoeli'f'r. G'-oi-pe Carroll and Hoyi llamill of Grandfiold, "The Russians were so oppressed for so many centuries," Crawford continued, "thai they find it hard to believe that any nation on earth is as well off as they are at present. And it i? as j hard for Americans lo believe that | they have so l i t t l e , as it is f o r ; them lo believe that we have so much." AOOOKDING to 'he Oklahoma School Dropouts Return To Class OKLAHOMA CITY (UPI)--More than 40 hjgh school dropouts between the ages o! 19 and 21 will begin a class at Central High School here.Sept. 3 to receive both high school work and vocational training. Morris Leonhard. director o/ the Oklahoma Stale Employment Service, said fedora) funds will be used lo pay trainees an allowance of $14 a week during the course. IN RUSSIA. These Grandfield farmers were among 30 from Oklahoma who made a recent tour of Europe. They are shouti here before Russian farming equipment. Left to right are Hoyt Hamill, M. B. Crawford, George Carroll and Bill Dudenhocffer. COMBINE OPERATOR- This Russian combine operator was feeling proud when the picture was made. Somebody had just given him an American cigarette. He is a worker on a collective farm 900 miles south of Moscow. H. B. Collins D.D.S. i Representing The Great Southern Life Insurance Company · Family Group Plans · .All Life and Endowment .bility Income Insurance I llospilali/Jilion rnsurance i Accident and Sickness i Educational Policies i Corporation Insurance Partnership Policies t^apc Insurance * j " We will be glad to analyze your policies and insurance program free of obligation or charge. This service is available for you by men who are experts in this field. 1605 GORE EL S-1100 them." j was skeptical upon learning that · diiioniiijj they encountered was in , where dislike of communism is Crawford learned thai they h a d ! me Grandfield man personally j Lenin's tomb. been told that American cliildren °«TMs TM automobiles and a truck. ; , T| , e on|y tlli ,, g T 5a , v w h i d ,: were in military trainins from the ' "He didn't call mo a liar." · cou i ( | rom ]wi-e lo American b u i l d : and t h a t American j Crawford grinned, "but I muld - i n g s , " Crawford said, "was Ihe j spoken openly. The Poles, Crawford said, still halo the Germans as intensely ns during World War IT. Americans, but sre as afraid that Hie United Stales will siari one «s Americans are thai the Russians will be t h e first lo attack. "They arc sincere in no; want- damped copper needles · see the disbelief in his eyes." - s u b w a y syslem. Ihe sports palace, "One of ihe first things they Russian territory to inter-: The Rixnip visited a .tl.OOO-aen? and the University of Moscow. We ! showed us." he said, "was a monu- "aincd R real insiRlu through! Crawford said the. youn^ Russian are unknown. The only air-con- \ The group also visited Poland, woman was killed while trying to " : _ , -- - . _ ' i _ _ i _ - -- .1-- .,..?_..:-- .1-- "_ j -- · .. ___,-- _ j . _ i - , _ _ » -- ?_ I gtcape "East Berlin looked like a phost town. Most o( Lhe buildings are still bombed end. and Inere are.no automobiles on the streets, 1 saw very few people." West Berlin is Ih.riving. Thorp Ls so little unemployment Ihai i workei-s are imported from Turkey . fere with Russian space flights. · collective lann about 900 miles stayed at a ].GOO-roum hotel in "I ASSt'ltliD them ' south of .Moscow. U is farmed by . Moscow, which was b u i l t in I'JSV. l' lis . 7,300 workers, of whom 5,000 are The sidewalk in front was roped was not mic. We talked about i directly engaged in agricultural off becaasi? the masonry was fall- in» war rrawfnrri -said "Tho-c · R1:ln . v ' h i n S s - ' was *""a - '.ed lo i operations. ifnc^ question a b m u t n a l Tho\ «-' 1*TM ' h f l t ^ re .« "''^"l i "The land was fertile and ihe aline thev are on t h e up-grade and llu TMS ln R V^' U ' Thc ^° 1 do not want to lose whai Ihov t^y S« manned, they would have ; have." ' lo Mvc " ilh tneir P^,' em l f °'l.^ x ' yi?)tl of 30 to 60 bushels i*r acre, : ^ ra "[" w "enlcs"ago ing down." The Russian me.m lo t h e TO.DOO Jews killed d u r - 1 ing t h e Warsaw uprising." Easi Berlin was visited for four j and Greece. huui-s. with Ihe visitors entering i Also visited were France, nnd postal at Checkpoint Charlie, where only I Switzerland and Denmark, where svsteni is : ^ minutes after they returned, a I prosperity is Ihe rule. The Oklahoma farmers, on a or sl tour conn-oiled by the Russian gov- mom , ernmciu. had little opportunity to lwn wh ' ^cy didn i make a which I doubt veiy much." i VlsrfOHS were entcnainod v» failed lo ar-1 rive here. WHILE: IN JIUSSH. the American group b"gan to complain t h a i their mail from honi" ivas nol delivered. A dclegalion, aceompan- loacher majored in TCnglTsh'and'ifr the entire price." j o u r p-oup got up and told how J,,,^ ^f^ M w learning whai quesicd that he meet them so she The young man was very in- much we enjoyed Jl. O'er here, ,.j ]( , v ^ ranledi ,| le Russian postal could practice. - lerested in automobiles. Crawford you wouldn I expect any less, bul dc ;. k dljmp( , d , vvf , ral h U R r baskrls "I told them we could meet in said. "Me was amazed TO learn; those kids were so touched they ( of mai| on |h[ , noor anfi (oW th( , m the hotel lobby." Crawford said. ' that when a poison 'makes ap- bursi imo tcai-s, Apparenlly it was ; , 0 pick ou( lvh , 1( H .. u t , )ejr! . ( j r i N l l U U L . I l r t U I l l - I l l - L»|./lAn t U l l l L ^ L U ' - · - _. i - - - . - discuss world politics with Individ- doun-payment on a house. The , at a banquet by R sri-oup of chil- uals Craw-ford, however, became "ad never heard o, such a thing. | dren dancers. aequainlod with a young woman In Russia nobody buys anvthmK "When they were through, we m t i i . u _ n , J L ,,. K h l l u l l ^ school teacher and her fiance. The unless ho has enou-h cash to pay applauded and a spokesman f o r . ied bv ^ i mf ,,- pn , cr ' wm , 0 . . . . . . frl-u, nnT ,lin TM-1/1Q ' Alitl ilrtvii.i-. ^^1 im n«fj I ,,! -1 .n.... - * 1 I 1 V I | J 1 - 1 1 _ » , 11.111 IU . . "They wouldn't talk, however, sit! plication' to purchase a new car. the fnvt time they had ever «?·· i tine where they could be seen. I he can .eel delivery- in maybe two ccivcd praise." tine guess WP walked for nvo hours, i minutes." . Area -Men In The Services in individual dress appar- ! ently is non-existent in Russia. | Tlie farm \vorkci-s, Cra«-ford said, ' o( Moscow whose p;uils were baesy field, has been promoted to first. enough for two men." lieutenant at 'ort Hood. Tex., i Material is incredibly shoddy, i where he is a member of the Isl Comforts taken for cranted here ! Armored Di\-ision. j *~ "' ~'~ A lon\'ard obson-er in Battery j C of the division's Srd B;4ttalion, ] 13th Artillery. Lt. Lord entered j the army in February 1962. ; Gradual ed from La»1on hiph school in 1957 and from the University of Oklahoma in 1962. he is · a member of Tau Beta Pi and Sip-1 ma Tau fraternities. He was cm- j ployed as a chemical cnpneer b y ; fhe Ethyl Corp.. Bator, Roucel. La,. ' before entering 1he army. SWAMI Floor Stripper Super Gold WAX Southwest Chemical Co. SOU F AVB. If you have a good job you have CREDIT at CITY NATIONAL BANK LOANINGEST BANK IN TOWN save when you borrow . . . no need to be o checking customer to borrow here. 4th and D Streets Lawton, Oklahoma You .Can Count on U s . . . Quality Costs No More at Sears SPJ EXKBCISK AMOXfi PARTICIPANTS SEARS ROEBUCK AND CO Fabric Prices Slashed 20 to 50 JA.MKS C. HOAIU Specialist Four Clarence L. Few- j Airman .lames C. Hoard, son of c11 - -*· son of ^ 1r - aTld J1rs - Joe j Mr. and Mrs. Emery H. Hoard. L - Fcwll, Walters, is one of more Sterling, is being reassigned to than '·'· onn armed forces personnel ', Chanutc AFB, Til., for icchnical : wh ° panicipaled in Exercise Swift | tJ'aining as n United States Air ; Strike HI, a U.S. Strike Command | Force mclals processing spccialisi. : exercise in Georgia and North and | A graduate or Sterling high ; South Carolina. ' i school, the i-ccenl enlistee has Sw ' il;i Strike HI pitted two tAsk completed his initial basic mili- fo rccs against -each other In a tary training a: Lackland 4FB ! month-long mock war which end- Tex. " ' ; ed Aug. 15. I Specialist Fewell is a radar op- DA1TD LO^D GETS : eralor in Company C, 2nd Divi- AKMT PIW.MOTION . -jsionV2d Battulion', 23rd Infantrj-,' David L. Lord. 24. son of Mr. Fort Benning, Ga. He entered the Hnd Mrs, E. S. Lord, 1311 -Gar-! Army in April 1961. . \ Announcing... Lawton's New Dale Carnegie Class Which Will Hold Its First Session Monday Night September 16th Sponsored by DALE CARNEGIE American Business Club TO Wiiys the .Dale Cn · Increase Poise, Confidence · Speak Effectively · Sell Yourself and" Your Ideas · Be Your Best with Any Group · Think and Speak on Your Feet iiise Will Benetil Men. 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We don't have the space to name every fabric, pattern, and color in our huge,.selection.- Alhdaperies are expertly made with' pinch pleats, · skillful pattern' ..matching.- Ready to hang. If you prefer, we ; will call at your-hpme ' with samples'ro let you match.colors with the rest of your furnishings. ----Shop at SeaJrs!;and Save Satisfaction Guaranteed or Your Money Back ULth and:Gore EL3-4351 FREEPABKINO Mon. Thure. f,30 HI--.»,.. Tucs., Wei, Frl., Sal, 8:30 'til ». What Is Urban Renewal? Urban renewal is the rcplonning and rebuilding of our Nation's cities by the federal government at the expense of the taxpayer. It is the condemnation of one man's property for resale to another -- in violation of our traditional concepts of property rights. It ii the demolition of whole areas of our cities. It il the rebuilding of cities in conformity to the schemes of federal planners, through federal finance and federal control. It threatens to end local self-government. "Som*? nf th*? fnllowlnp [« reprinted from Ufa Lin?* Vol. 5-*RO July 5, 1963" URBAN R'EN'fcWAT, LTUMN" AGING AND GROWTH COMMAND DECISION What is involved in the massive urban renewal program our Federal Government has undertaken? The steps taken in Federal Urban Renewal programs usually follow this pattern: Swn after a local government decides to accept Federal help, a local agency is formed with the power to negotiate with federal agencies. Planners are available to draw up plans. The Federal government will put onp 75'^ or 65Tc of. the money Tor ihe project depending on The si;c of the city and whether the city docs it's own planning. Then homes in the project area musl he vacated and business establishments closed down or moved lo other arras. The power of eminent domain is invoked when necessary 10 accomplish the task. Once the area is cleared, the local government takes bids and sells the land lo a "rc-devclopor". In effect he becomes Ihe new properly owner of the project: area. THE LOSS ON 7 THE TRANSACTION' -- THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WHAT THE CLEARED LAND BRINGS WHEN RESOLD, AND THE COST OF ACQUISITION, DEMOLITION. PREPARATION FOR REUSE. PLUS ALL PROJECT OVERHEAD - IS MADE UP BY THE TA.YPAVKR. Most landowners understand EMINENT DOMAIN", hue the current planners certainly are noc invoking true eminent domain. A respected Lawyer's manual, the Blackstone Institute. Volume XI (19171 edition) says: Eminent domain is the power inherent in a sovereign stare, ro take or to authorize the taking of any property within its jurisdiction for the Public USE . . . The power to lake and wipe out of existence the homes, shops and farms of any of the people when the necessity arises is essential to the successful performance or cost of Ihe functions of government . . . hut it is a power so frauprht wirh possibilities of abuse and injustice thai the people of ;his country have been unwilling that the legislature should e.\ercise it with out restriction . , . "It is well settled that property cannot be taken by eminent domain except for public use . . . it may be laid down as a fundamental rule that it is not one of the proper functions of constitutional government to directly assist private enterprise . . . " "Many officials and civic leaders realize the serious mistake they made years a?o when they helped speculators set up so- called urban renewal program. "THEY WERE SOLD ON THE IDEA THAT URBAN RENEWAL MEANT SLUM CLEARANCE AND THE REBUILDING -AND REVITALIZING OF BLIGHTED AREAS TOO LATE OUR. HONEST CIVIC LEADERS DISCOVERED THAT TffE PLANS OF THE SPECULATORS HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH SLUMS, INSTEAD THEY FOUND THAT THEY WERE HELPING BIG SYNDICATES TO SECURE VALUABLE BUILDING SITES.. Little did either the leaders or the taxpayers realize that the deceptive term Slum Clttimnce would be expanded to a City Wide Plan. "The Plan" "The Master Plan." - . VOTERS SAY'NO' TO RENEWAL ..PHOEN'IX. Ariz.. May 13; 1962--Mayor.Sam Mardian has notified President Kennedy' that Phoenix .intends to handle all its slum clearance -- about SlO.S-million worth -- through private enterprise. In rejecting federal aid, Mardian commented, "People here still like to do things for. themselves. They still believe you can lift yourself by your-own bootstraps.'!-. : . --Human "Events Weekly CHICAGO, Illinois; April 19. 1962 -- Voters in this heavily Democratic-city have -defeated a federal-city', urban, renewal plan chat would have, totalled about S1SO. million. The renewal scheme ; -- - vigorously supported by Mayor Daley -- was swamped by a margin-oC-100,000. votes. --Human Events Weekly - . TUCSON, .Ariz.. May 8,. 0.962 -- The city-'council has Icilled urban renewal and dismantled-.the Tucson Urban Renewal Department--- one'of,., the--few., times, that' an established .bureaucracy has been successltilly. liquidated; -.. . - . . - ; · . : --Hjiman-Events Weekly ; !. . For -Furfher.^'InforiTiotion Write Property Owners' Committee /W. e^Eller^ Chairman P.O. Box.61;4, Lawton, Oklahoma

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