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£ THE LAWTOfl'CONSTITUTION, Monday, August 26, 1963 The Lawton Constitution NED SHEPLER, Editor and Publisher BILL F. BENTLEY. Business Manager I'tL) IU\LS10N. MoauElKS ECI101 : W. K. RICt. Jui; BUUSfiJ. Advertising Mmmpcr Vromotlon Moramr W D. HARCRAVES. H. O. ,\HLSaO-\G.ER, ·"·' 'Mechanical Superintendent Clrculnrjnn Dlrocloi ' Published tvc-nlngs Murtday Thmuffn Friday ol tnch Weett ··* ' at Third and A Avcnuo. Unu-lnn OKlannmn · ' ' Membei ol the Oklahoma I'l-i. 1 .*TM A*9uc1nuon and J' Southern tfcwxna;icr Publishers AsscclnMori - ' ; DIAL (all departments) EL 3-0620 V Member ol Audit Bureau ol Circulations MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Bv;BASCOM N. T1MMO.VS rhp A'ssucioiod I-rrM is -nulled «clu;tvel.v';fcm! me ror rc-puoilcaucm'.;- 1 ''^-\SniNGTOiN' -- Proposals for '[·innii-hi' '° cl ° '" ? "' ! Dr '" toi ln lhls "'""""flE?::" "'?" TM a11 AP no °" '·" -pay niis'es for persons who draw '.N.I uovcrtisnt win ot acccplca irocu.AK'^ni'iiqn men on-irmnKcmi their ,'SSlarics from t h e United The or dis nv-mlnn ol Ihc Like Badmintonj II could be that Gcu. Thomas ^jitwjKcr, commarirfer'xj our- Strategic Air Force, is a badminton player. ' U could be that Sen. Barry Goldwnler is a badminton player. .. . . li could be that Sen. Homy Jackson is a badminton player. Beca.«. J leer of the palace in which the Chairman was'.-reported"'tb have ''defeated" Secretary of Siato Rusk. AndJW thren named ari '( ,. -^ .· 'i.one liaj'.only rc'benliy.been passed ·. ·'-..- :: i - ' ^ : - ! b y Congress arid which one is i '-merely-.'!!, bluep'rim for future- legis- if.Jation.' 1 ;-'-' ·' ' , - ; There, "is Ihe :-CUITCIII . pay boost. ;for lha 'military; 1 up and down the line, oii wh'ich there was almost unanimous opinion that it is well- deserved. Modest hikes lor rank and file civil service come frequently and legislation for that outstanding criiic.s oT the proposed Ifivtksxl nuelear test-ban .of" all sorts can al ways use a -little more money. v ^n quite a - d i f f e r e n i category is the recent report of llic Randall Lrc.'iiy. .^. .. ,' -: . ' Commi'.tee, which recommended ThL'iv's a saying Ihat you can "U-LL^i, majr-s'^-liaracwi^-by extremely generous salary niises the way be ploys "tunes " '," ~$ : '?*-IJv · · · - · . - ' · " for Ihe elile in ..all three branches If ih.il is true, the world migh, vci^-eli'' examine 'how o f ' i l h e Federal Government. Khrushchev plnys badminton as a clue to how ho plays internal ional politics in matters such ns the lest bnn. The f i l m s clearly show Dint badminton. Khrushchev style, ·is played with no net and no lines, .\ikiia mei i e^-'',-slovid in one place on a thick oriental wrpgjSaifij insisted rjfcfU Secretary-.-., . l i o n s of the commissi Rusk hit the bird back lo liinjit -He thenlbi-ocqeded lo^iaJIi' · " ' Clarence. B. Randall, it to Iho rug and claim the poinp"- t-'-'?" \ ·-- /;. .'· Could be t h a t General PowefC'Ji'n^ genaiore GoldwniVivind Jackson sec something similar/m'tKe.'w-H.v the'.i'esi ban'ireaty is sot up. -·$' ''.X'' .''V ',' Isn't there something onr-sid$Tn the-'eHminai-ion of"ins'|X?c- WIlKKi: M1UTAKY and civil service pay raisei; lake in millions of men and women, j'.isl 1,6-10 persons in ihe highest of pvlielons were covered in ih.e recommenda- :sion headed by industrialisl. 'Some -of these are career men, some -are holders of political plums. . · : The Randall' Commission was appointed by ' "President Kennedy January and "-asked lo consider tion which plays into Russian oRf^ds .IU^T'CIS ittudi as'liiuing three subjects. (-1) appropriate lev- thc b a d m i n t o n bu-d lo Khnishpn^^forehand? v Mnybc .tn'a:''3 : els for pjceculive salaries: i.M HIP what the cynics have in mind. -"-'' f^':'- :-. '" -- i-ehlionslup b'eiwe.'n c.yecuiive snl- River Of Ideas Each month the Small Business Administraiion prints a fat pamphlet loaded wilh brief- abstracts describing recently patented gadgets, gizmos and whsinots that are looking for a manufaclui-er. For instance. August's booklei contains such ideas a.s: A remote conlrol de\'ice for starling a car and turning on Its healer from inside the house. A baih ml) w i l h a side or end door to allow a disitblcd per- fon ;o enier and leave wirhoui eflon. A rhree-dimonsional pa|)er doll. ' ' A can f l a n e n e r [or home or commeroial use. A glove for volley ball players. A manually operated shoe shining machine. An improved back plaster. aries and those payable 10 career employees; (3) the relationship be- iween executive salaries and lhos paid :o members of Congress and ihe judiciary. I t i.- probable t h a t Presidou Kennedy was surprised at Ihe recommendations o) from 50 to ·100 nor cent pay niises for occupants of blue-ribbon posts in Ihe executive, department. A good guess is t h a t the President will trim them down in any proposals tor increases .lhai he may make lo Congress. . ' ·. Under the Randall recommendation. Cshlnet mvmbers would be raised "from S25.000 lo Sn.OOO per year and there would le a six- level scale, running down 10 S30.- "^r^r*. - . V-: - ' * \ j v * vill never WcTTtTo' trjnt o^'day "agaW. bul some of them nre going lo make fortunes Tor Ihoir inventors. ;5ome of them may even change our way of l i f e . ft*; 'ITXraO and-SI000. In n i l cases ihey Arc q u i i o sleep jumps. IT IS TKliK lhal some mm ac- ccpi cabinet posis at lower rale U . . i . t h a n they would accept similar nTivino' Anipriran j° lw from p nv;i1 ^ indusuy. TO um- J I A ^ J l l J L X I ^^ J- -V .I..I I \_ri JLV_/ (-ILJL ,., , . , , . ~ e^ Cilbini'l appolninionls bring » That our land breeds healthy longevity is dcmonslralod not . '«-' 1 «r \V^y o f - l i f e , even ,11 the only by the rpccnt 102nd birthday of Amos Alon/o Slagg. " P-Vsenl .-going rales, than ihey IcxHbiill coach u n t i l he was f9, bin also by (he lOO-year-old AmeriCcMi auihor, L-ee Meriwelher, who is indepcndcnily making his first Kuronoan tour of his srcond ccnluiy. He is now in London and will go to Par^ and Madrid, which he ];isi saw on muleback in 19x. Owwstrauiaii MrriwrtTier has lived a fulsome l i f e as reporter, author* lawyer, aYid world 1 traveler. Variety has indeed been for himy"iho spjco^of-lifo." For Slagg, football was a way of preparing; 'oung Jiion for life. No Prejudice A Brooklyn College student, spending a year at the university of Nigeria, proved to be a personal peace corps. Stephen Spielman chose to eat and dress as the Nigerian siu- dcats did. he look along a library of 150 worthwhile paperbacks to loan, and h;id studied cxlcnsi\*ly Ms'owp- country's, background in democracy, lie became so well liked that he, was voted Vice-President of the studen'f Tody. against an' anti-American antagonist. He or somecirie^sjmilirly resource- lul should he asked by the government 'to found a training school for students going ;o foreign universities, Pad dlin Perm an ent o The controversy regarding disciplinary action in the schools was settled once more in Dothan, AUbsma/ivhere the. school board ruled lhal a teacher could stay, despite protests .from ]T parents. They claimed "excessive whipping of children and discoiirleous treatment jf_-,parejits.": The teacher, Mrs. Edith Burdeshaw, was defended by more lhan T5 parents. Apparently many parciiLS IS'^itfome'disciptine" continued in the schools or substituted for.-Jhcip own Jack of .training. It is 100 bad that a teacher caniWspehci her major lime in imparting knowledge. o:;/C:'. * ' :.' Coin Eaters Parking m-eters. vending machines, juke boxes, coin collectors, toll booths, are betn2,jbliimed 'for' the shortage of coins in the U.S. All keep...coins out of circulation for a long time, some for always. 1-lowcver.'the .government urges free spending. If merchants Ond sfamiUes .begin to hoard their 1 small clinnge. it will be catastrophic. Pity the poor minis, oul of which the Treasury^ is squeezing every nickel possible -- 55 irillion coin.'-, since lp.-,. · .- r . · · .. Tea Party Tea used to be considet L edin'"tfus 'country a "sissy" dhnk. He-mules would noi touch it. 1-Iowevcr, ..ih'e picture has cliang- cd. Even truck drivers roll^up lo their higbway stops and demand iced ten in hot woSfthcr'iin'd often hot ten, instead of coUee, on icy days. Over. f I3.S,jmlliun pounds .ot lea.were-im- making, them low men on the, to- ported hero last year, (in^crease Of ljr, over 1961. Huve tea- 1iinn ""'" '" ' f c ° ala " u 1 -^" mm °" rf "drinking wives subverted their husbands? The answer is iio; smart merchandising and .clever, .highly .expensive .advertis- Jng have boosted the lea market" It canTJe done with any- havc had". a n d : a larger salary t h a n - iliey earned. There is liitle gitxnids for belief that more generous financial troal- meni would greatly, or at all. re- ·sult in Ihe bringing in of men of betier calibre. II n.'muncnuion is the deciding point ihen if Govern- 'men! raises salarin.s undouhlcdly .private, industry would boost ils accordingly. Some upgrading ot pay in Ihe top- .rodoval goveiTinicnl posts is necessary, but doubling a Cabinet mcfmber's p.iy would be overdoing it. This objection also applies lo . olher ivcommendaiions of the commission. The salaries recommended by Ihe commission Jor Justices of t h e United Si;iics Supremo Court tSCO,- 900: up from XK.OOO) arc out of all reason, especially in view of the rcliremenr al full pay guarantee -which goes with the job. Perhaps the best case of all can bo made for an increase in me pay of senators and representatives. They have expenses of campaigning, they must of necessity maintain rwo homes, they must travel lo and from their Stales or districts, the demands for entertaining visiting constituents in expensive _ Washington continuously grows. But Congress also has a very generous retirement system and Ihe 535.000 ihe Randall Committee recommended was S5.000 a year more than most members of Congress had expected. ALTHOUGH only two positions are included and the total sum in- . significanL.il is not easy to justify the increase from the present S35,- 000 per year to the Vice President and Speaker of the House of P*ep- rc-seniatives to $60.000, plus allowances of 515,000, up $5,000 from present fringe benefits. Most people jusl do not think of the offices of Vice Paesident or Speaker,, whoever ihe occupants may be, as S60.000 jobs. Yet Congress would not like to vote salaries to Cabinet mem-bers and Su- .pi-ome- Cotuv-Justices which are . higher man those of the Vice President and Speaker. In facl senators and representatives also see the Randall report 1em P ole ' m its'salai'y recommenda- Uons wilh Ule same c° nl P erlsalion . Thoughts For Today He »'lio lius the SUIT-lias lid-; he who Jias not thu Son hits not life.--1~ Jbliu 5:15. In darkness there is no choice. It is. light .that enables us to see the differences between things; and.it is-Chris! that gives us light. -J .C. .and A. W. Hare, heads of certain agencies and even 'some bureau .chiefs. . . . . There is a_..lot of protocol and some injured feelings involved in raising salaries for the top-salaried ..men in Government · which does not,prevail- in private industry . where -salaries '.»customarily are ·based on 'profits. . Qs And As Q--Who wus khowji as,; the Man of Macedonia 1 '? -.-.·-".'-'· A--Alexander the Great The Middle Of The Road Is Sometimes Hard To Find Sylvia Porter Mnrv McGrorv Teller Strong Foe Of Test Ban WASIIINfiTi.i.V -- Dr. Edward Teller. Ihe f a t h e r of the hydrogen bomb, spent all of one day voicing his opposiiion lo Ihe lost-ban t r e a l y in Senate hearings. Hi; was a lOO-mpgaion wiincss. His scientific t f p u i a i l o n would be cnnuRh 10 guaranu'e him a hearing. Bui Dr. TclliM' i=, adrii- tionftlly. a formklHhle presence. ·Hi! looks at Ihe world wilh picrr- ijig grey eyes Ilial g l i n t and flash under lu.xuria.nL, overhnnging eyebrows. He speaks with a slighl accent in a flow of rheloric t h a t carries all before ii. lie mesmerized t h e Si'nalors for over an h o u r - w i l h a maslerly review of Ihe nasly surprisop ih,-|| havn al!ei:ik-d our progress in a thermonuclear world. Ik spoke withoul a prepared s l a i e m e i i t or ?\'en notes . l-li laid wasie to t h e n r g u i n i ' n t s for ih" trealy. Ho evm criiii-i/"tl Ihe way it was w r i t i TM . "I wish i t had been irion? cleverly d r a f l ^ c l . " he said in a cdmuellini; asitln. He put. his fingi-rlips logi'lhrr. Jeaniyl in his chaii 1 issuing nrlmir- ably [ornicd sentences l i i a i seemed desiined for lablels of stone. He smiled seldom, most notably when Snn. Heurge D. .Aiken IR., V t . i , who went lo .Moscow lor 1he trealy signing, asked him if thc-re ^'ns an u l t i m a t e wrHpon l h a l would -.ripe oul 'he whole iiuman raci-. int. TELLKK'S lean, intense cnun'.enanC' 1 brightf-nixl, and he said there was no such I h i n g and ho d i d n ' l t h i n k there ever would be. Oihoni'ise. whorever he looked out from under Ihc d"nse foliage, of his ?ypl)ruivs. he saw rack and ruin for t h e United Slates. "\Ve may hp able to save our chins," he said. "We mny he able lo SMVO our r r l a l i a l o i y capacity, rind I h e r e f o r e w may k'nil kirce lo Ihe a r g u m e n t t h a i we cnn hit back and Iberetore Ihe Russians will nnl h i t first." Dr. Teller has no f a i t h in pur i n l i ' l l i g i ' n c c ,ry.i|pm, he said sev- MIRROR Of The MIND iiy .msrcrii WHJTNKV Sliuulil HilMrvn |, (uhl n l K M i l (Imlli? AIUWIT: The avrrage child six or seven veal's old is renriy lo face Ih" faci of death. Anlhropolo- gisl MaiT;;in;t Mead believes l h a l ··iv oviM-proleci chilriivn from Ihe cxporience of death, and authorities generally feel that ovoi-proU'c- tion is as f u t i l e as It is h a r m f u l . Almost every child has kniTwn Ihc death of a bird, a pet. even a rcla- live. Any fanciful explanation of such an obvious fact m i g h t well bo more f:'ighiening t h a n Ihc simple and unescapable truth about dentil. con! moix 1 . in proportion l'i income, thiui uncov'cred families. The i-L'iili/^ition of rciirr'tnrni needs, and of opportunities for financial indrin.Mirlence oponed up by a pension, s t i m u l a t e s t h e mo- liv'o to MIVC in ollic.'! 1 forms, such as seeurilies, l i f e and h'-allh insurance, saving accounts, purchase ol homes, etc. Do poll-Ions family snvin.p;? * Answer: N'o. the opposite is generally Hue. A sludy of Ihe National Bureau of Economic Research found that families covered by pension funds save almost 50 per Ciin mi a d u l t incri.niMi his I. CJ.? AMSWIT: No. Intelligence is 1Jie n b i l i t y to leum, and Ihis ability lo learn remains constam, b u t learning itself can increase daily, l i m i t e d only by Ihe desire, determination and ambition of the individual. Sludy, reading, observing, travel, and ecen conversation, can increa.se an individual's learning anc! store of knowledge wilhout raising his early peak of. menlai maturity by a single poinc in ULs f.Q. rating. Dennis The Menace ernl limes. A j i h o u g h h« said at tne point he hoped his remarks would not be interpreied as. crilicaJ of Ihe Central Intelligence Agency. But his principal largei was the Secretary of Defense. He began several sentence? wilh a forceful, "Secretary McNamara lias lold you." m a k i n g ihe n a m e sound like an expleiive, Secroiary McNaniara, said (he scienlific genius of the former bead of Hie Ford Motor Company. is :h? kind ol a man who would test each purl of n car w i l h o u t ii-siing thf whol" cai- before of- fei-ing it to a customer. VltKHK IS no sulisiiluie. Dr. Teller said, for atmospheric sting in the development of our missile defenses. Mow many atmospheric losls would l)e required he did ml say. The only reason Ihe Russians w a n t the treaty. Dr. Teller said. is because they nre so far abend in missile defenses. lie said they don't need (o lesl in the atmosphere at Ihc momenl. The Iroaly, he wid. would tie our hunds in the development o( an ajiti-rnissile dcfenw' system, drive n wedge between us find our allies and even hamper us in the peaceful uses of nuclear power. "If you ralify this treaty, you will give away Ihe safely of lhls country, you will have increased tlv; chances of war and. therefore, no m a i l e r whal Ihc embarrassment may be in rejecting the '.reaiy. I earnestly ask you to do so." Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey (D., M i n n . i , who also helped sign the. Irealy, professed himsrll to have been "very much moved" by Dr. Teller's eloquence. SEN'. WALLACE F. Bennelt (R.. Ulfihl told Dr. Teller his information was "more impora.it than any we have heard." Offstage, Democratic proponents of Ihc Ircaty were less shaken lhan they had appeared by Dr, Teller's forceful emniry. They have other scientific witnesses, who, as President Kennedy pointed out, disagree wiUi Dr. Teller. And Senator Humphrey said, "He's right. There have been a lot of surprises in science, bur there have been a lot of political surprises, too. Ten years ago who would have guessed that Russia and China would be at each other's throats." SWll GtM. No MATTER WHO wife. N AH' OAO GST* ' ' Yesteryears (From the Constitution Files) . 10 Years Ago Dr. Leslie T. Hamm is named chief of staff of Comanche County Memorial hospital . . . Actress Elaine Slewarl takes the side of. Christian Dior, French designer, who s.iys girls should go back to the flapper age and wear shorter dresses to show a little more leg , . . Mrs, Clara J. Kelley, Com- nnche Counly Home Demonstration Agent, serves as judge for the home economics division of the district fair at'Apnche. 20 Yeurs Ago . A huge British air armada, open- Ing what may be a ''Hamburg" offensive .drop 1,500 to 2,000 tons of bombs.on Berlin ;n the heaviest raid .of the war on the German '. capital .-.. Members of Rho Kaopa . Gamma, sorority have slumber -. party, in the home of Miss Virginia Zorger. . . · 30-Yours A|fO Local, grocery store lists potatoes-at 45 cents for'15 pounds and '. 40 to'60-pound watermelons .for. 15 ·cents and 29 'cents . . , - Mrs, Luther Cannon and Miss Isabel Vandemark return from a two. week stay i n 'Chicago. -. . . . . Dollar Threat Sparks Trade Deficit Fight "I HOPE AN'D pray Hie time w o n ' t come when we would have 10 devalue ihe dollar." Federal Reserve Board chairman William McChesncy Martin told the House Banking Commillee recently when its members pressed him to discuss what might happen if we in the United Slates do not slop spending Far more abroad than we are earning abroad and do not drastically curb the resultant drain on our gold reserves. "It would not be the end of the world, but it would tnko years lo recover and would cause slowing down of world trade and our trade . . ." This threat oi "devaluation of the dollar" lies at the heart of Ihe grim battle we are now waging 1o slash Ihe deficit in our balance of pnymenls. Thus, it's time an effort was made to explain in simple language Ihe bafflegab of de.v;i!ualion. Because we have been running in ihe red in our financial accounts with other nations year alter year, our foreign creditors have built up over S20 billion of dollar claims, much of which they can convert into our gold any lime they wish. BECAUSE WE are hanker (o the world and ihe U.S. dollar is ihe pivoi around which all other currencies revolve, we stand proudly ready lo sell gold OUT of our reserves lo qualified foreign owners of dollars at the price nf S3ii an ounce which Congress sot almost 30 years ago. Because qualified foreign government and their central banks owning dollnr claims against us have asked for 59 billion in gold since 39-1S and have drained S3D5 million oul of our hoard so f n r Ihis ye.'tr. f u r gold simply has shriveled :o well under S16 b i l l i o n , lowest since 1939. Because ihe deficit in our balance of payments has soared I h i s year in the face of a d m i n i s t r a t i o n assurances i h a t we were drying u p tin" red ir,k. worry nbour our dollar's integrity has been mounting. Thus. Ihe fight lo control i'no ourflow of dollars and gold from the U.S. has become urgent. The Federal Reserve System is deliberately boostir.2 short-term in- leresl ral»s in the U.S. so our foreign creditors will he willing ;o keep their dollars invested here i* Childs in comparatively attractive U.S. securities. Also lo hold dollars in the U.S.. the Central Bank has authorized U.S. banks to pay ns much as -1 per cent to big depositors on certain short-lc?rm funds. The White House is pushing a controversial "penalty" tax designed to discourage U.S. inves- lors from buying foreign securities and adding :o the flow o( dollars into foreign hands. These are the three latest moves made in Ihe battle. IN ADDITION", Iho administration is vigorously promoting our export trade so we can earn more dollars abroad on sales of goods. A campaign is on to boost tourism in the U.S. lo narrow ;he huge gap between what American tourists spend abroad and what foreign tourists spend he-re. Increasing amounts of our foreign aid are being :i»d lo purchases of U.S. goods by those getting tr · funds. An open goal now is major reduction in our net defense spending abroad and in olher types of overseas spending. Most significant are the elaborate, defenses we have created in coopemtion w i t h foreign rentral banks against currency speculators and rhe extern to which we are using the defenses. The arsenal to defend the dollar is impressive nnd there are still more weapons ir. it. bul. nevertheless, the 1%3 d e f i c i t in our balance of payments has ballooned. And as our payments problem nils the front page of ihe na'ion day a f l e r d a y . t a l k about "devaluation" as rhe u l t i m a t e solution is spreading. \Vr are no; going lo devaiue the U.S. ri'H;ir in 'he .'orr-seeablc f u t u r e . Only las: m o n t h . President Kennedy rcpo.irnd his pledge of 19SO. again nf 1K1 and ag.'u'n of TEW-' in Ihese words: "This n a t i o n will m a i n t a i n ih(? dollar as nfwi ;K gold, freely in- torchang"iih|f w i l h gold at S3.i an ounce, rh" foundaiion-siorn 1 o' Iho free world's trade and payments sys'fTi.'' There's no qualifying phrsS'-- ni'rr. Vet, despite t h e repealed pledges, m i l l i o n s of Americans are askins: V\Ti;u is d e v a l u a t i o n ? How eould i! h" done? Why doe? any one favor devaluation? Tomorrow's c o l u m n will answer these questions. Rockefeller Reluctant In Test Ban Support -- Of all the anguishing decisions over the tosr- ban I r r a l y that of Gov. Nelson Rockefeller reached probably the highest point of "yes. but" tension. The governor was for ratification bul only, he indicated, because t h e prestige of the United Stales had already been so solemnly commii- ted to il. Parr of the story behind the Rockefeller dilemma is the con- flirting advice of rhe experts with whom :he N'*w Yorker is always p l e n l i f u l l y supplied. One of thf experts is Henry A. Kissinger, director of defense studies for H a r - vard and top specialist in preparing ihe Rockefeller Panel report in 10"x-! calling for defense expenditures far in excess of those of the .Eisenhower administraiion. Kissinger is for rhe test-ban treaiy w i t h fewer reservations, he has indicated, lhan Rockefeller. Bul Edward Teller, chief opponent of the test-ban treaty, was a member of the same panel and he has continued a close connection wilh ihe Rockefeller brothers. HF: f^ consultant to LAurancc Rockefeller a-s head of Rockefeller Brothers, Inc. This family company illustrates Lhc powers of. proliferation of the fabulous Rockefeller wealth and the shrewdness o; Laurance and his brothers in moving into new defense and'space defense-related firms usually long before ihe investing public has seen ihe potential for growth and profit. As a spokesman for Laurance ex-plained it. Rockefeller Brothers, Inc.. is a sporting oprrarion. Teller's role is to point up the possibilities in new scientific developments as they relate to extraordinary weapons and space techniques. Then on a finding of P.ocke- felier Brothers, Inc., one or more of the brothers makes an investment, The investments this has led to include Itek, which has had a. swift growth in electronics: Marquardt Aircraft: Thiokol Chemical Corp.; Geophysics Corp.; Electronic Teaching Laboratories: Nuclear Development Corp.. and many others. Time magazine reported four years ago that an investment of 5202,000 in Marquaixlt had zoomed to S5.200.000 when the firm started making ram-jets for the Bomarc missile. An investment ol 5500,000 was worth, after a merger, $4,200,000 'Ji Thiokol stock, Tbose were 1959 figures. SOME JTEK shares acquired for as low as S2 went to $315 and Time said the the- Rockefeller paper profit was. $10,000,000. At one point the Rockefellers financed the McDonnell Aircraft Corporation in St. .Louis. .But,, according .-to Laurance's spokesman,, they no longer have an .interest .in. this .company which has become one of, the- larg-. esl and most successful in Ihe ·.nation... ' f ·: '...'. · . -.-. · ;· · · . '· " Teller ..has been-. active in. the Geophysics- Corp. " and casually connected with M s r q u a r d r . according 10 ihe spokesman. But o;i;i:e apart from his connection \viiii this comer of the RcH'k-rfeller empire, his fcal :n comhnr.ing ihe Ire-ny has been unfjaggin-^. He has worked ;iroii?ssly 10 iry lo convert waven'i-s LO his viewpoint. As SOIT from here GnveiTior Rockefeller was :OITI b e t w e e n Teller and Kissinger. The l:ii;er. quiot and sofl-spokon wilh only a sliTMht trace of the accent of his native Germany, is in marked contrast lo ;he fiery THI.-r. Kissinger is freo^mly listed as Rockefeller's principal advisor on defense. On Txaurance Rockefeller's por- sonal staff is retired Air Force Colonel T. F'. Walkowic?.. \Vn]l.:o wicz had 'A leading rolo in weapons research and developmem at t h e time of the grea: ronfiic: when Teller overcame 1 J. Robert" Oppen- hoimer and earned iliu day fcr developmcni of t h e H-bomb. Teller coni.ribured largely lo forcing Oppenheimer out of government on a loyally charge. \Vnlkowicz is also believed to have been a factor in the Oppenheime: 1 opposiiion. f; is as "father of ihe H-bomu" ihat Teller has won a wide hearing lor his wair.ing thai weapons development must not be checked in any way. THE ROCKEFEUJCR brothers' defense panel, on which Kissinger, Teller ^nd Walkowicz served, recommended a massive shelter program. The cost of the program was put at an initial S10 billion. In his testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations committee this week Teller said he believed the Soviets were pushing 1 a shelter program. He went on to say thai by moving quickly into the shelter field this country could soor. overtake the Russians and be in a far stronger strategic position. Governor Rockefeller's statement on ihe test-ban trealy reveals the way in which he wrestled wrjth his conscience, with bis advisers shouting advice on the sidelines. Bul he did in the end, with an almost-pajnful reluctance, come down for ratification, In Oklahorn a Attorney Gen. Charles" Nesbitt asks SS.o'flO- lo-S10.000 to-invesd- gale.gambling. For S5.000 he'll discover who is playing poker: for S10.000 he'll, find- out who's wining. Governor. Bcllmon suys his administration, is : "just as inlevesled as- anyone" in curbing gambling. And quite a bit more' interested than most- gamblers. The central-purchasing--agency proudly, .reports' .the slate..pays only-6;.cents-for 15-cent lightbulbs.. 1 Personally,' we. havcn't/seen. a'15-. cent light bulb in years except on 'a Christmas... tree. . · f t

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