The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on October 15, 1964 · Page 8
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The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana · Page 8

Tipton, Indiana
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Thursday, October 15, 1964
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PAGE 6 THE TIPTON DAILY TRIBUNE Thursday, Oct. 15,7964 SENDS THANKS WASHINGTON (UPI) — The State Department sent a message of thanks Tuesday to. the Venezuelan government for its police work in the freeing of kidnaped U.S. Air 'Force Lt. Col. Michael Smolen. Department press officer Robert J. McCloskey said that the question of whether Smith Viet Nam executes a Viet Cong terrorist '"is an internal mai- ter" on which he would have no comment. There were rumors that Smolen's abductors were holding him-as a hostage in an attempt to prevent execution of thet terrorist in Viet Nam Nam. ST. LOUIS, Mo. (UPI)--Mrs. Isabel ' Curtis, 83, mother of Rep. Thomas B. Curtis, R-Mo., died Monday at Mount St. Rose Hospital after a lengthy illness. 126 Complete Automatic SOFT WATER RENTALS Water Softener Salt $1.50 Per 100 lbs. McPHERSONS , . Main OS 5-4483 HERBERT OFF Democratic Candidate for Commissioner - Second District Your Support Will Be Appreciated Election November 3, 19,64 3,700 HOMELESS—Rooftops are oarely aDuve tne flooo level aiong the Neuse Uiv-er in North Carolina, where some 3.700 person.-- i .ave been evaruated Damnse is S10 million National Window By LYLE WILSON United Press International Topic A -for many Washington, D.C. newsmen right now is President Johnson's remarkable involvement with political polls. Big poils. State polls. National polls. Regional polls. Polls and presidential politics seem to be almost an obsession. Veterans of the Washington news corps who have been writing politics and observing politicians most of their adult lives cannot recall anything comparable to LBJ's preoccupation with flattering reports of his standing with the electorate. Half a dozen old timers lunching in Washington matched their recent experiences with the' President. The presidential audiences and monologs on the subjects of polls varied from an hour or so to about three hours of urgent talk. Otherwise all hands had identical experiences. LBJ would receive his guest or guests graciously. There would be a drink of some kind and a few moments of small talk. A very few moments. Needs Big Win The President cuts into any off-the-polls conversation and 'bangs away at the averages and the percentages. One old , timer likened him in his all-out 'commitment to the polls and the political campaign to a high school coach who is coming up to the big game for the state i championship and whose job ivery evidently depends on the score. The bigger the score the •bigger the football triumph in the eyes of some coaches. LBJ seems to. see the election in some such' proportion,'He is gunning for' a ' landslide 'and seems assured by his' polls that he will get it. One visitor recalled that the' President had pronounced the situation in one state "fuzzy," although he had more than a 60. per cent advantage in the poll findings. The visitors become, lost in percentages and averages. They also become geographically lost sometimes because thet President leaps nimbly around the country from region to region to cite this or .that state poll. Nothing much short df an uninterrupted cram session would equip most men with the detailed, total recall the President seems to have on polls. "Must read himself to sleep with 'em at night," suggested one newsman. Playing Politics There were present at the lunch half a dozen or so editors, columnists and crack reporters, all with national reputations, and most of them committed to vote for LBJ. The consensus was that Johnson merely was playing traditional Texas politics. Frenetic is the eight-dollar word usually linked with politics, Texas style. Like i the LBJ deer sausage, the pace [of Texas politics'is too hot for ordinary mortals: ' There was a second consensus. It was that LBJ might in- Ideed win by a landslide, reducing the Republican party in f Congress to a mere token force incapable of proper political opposition. The newsmen thought that under those; circumstances there would be a swift end to the honeymoon between the FOREIGN NEWS COMMENTARY A TOUCH OF FAIL_. TIPTON DAILY TRIBUNE Open Daily Except Sunday 9-8:30 P.M. By PHIL NEWSOM UPI Foreign News Analyst WISTON HOUSE, Sussex, England — In the unlikely setting of a country manor house in the rolling hills of Sussex, now yellow-green in the early fall, two Asians and two Africans discussed whether the color of men's skins eventually would divide the world. The question arose because Red China has launched just such a campaign now that its split with the Soviet Union has shed the trappings of an ideological dispute and emerged as an open struggle for world power. It should be emphasized that this was not soap-box oratory but rather a discussion among men whose positions in government elsewhere made it possible' for them both to assess or mould public opinion within their own countries. Among the four from Nigeria, Uganda, Pakistan and Malaysia there was agreement that in a simple choice of communism, the Chinese stood the better chcance of success among colored nations. Color More Important In the Nigeria! view, color ranked above communism as a I world problem. "There is no use even tieing it . to communism," he said, "be- I cause many don't even know j what communism is." I And he asked bluntly: "If Red China is a threat, what is the eWst going to do?" The discussion ranged beyond colon For, while it is a fact that most of the new nations are brown, - yellow or black, their frustrations arise from a belief that the wealthy Western- nations exploit them for their raw materials, and their own impatience to bridge a gap of President and the press, especially some of the' notable Republican and conservative press. They would expect the editors and reporters to come out fighting and that the U.S. press would become the opposition to LBJ's new Great Society. , If it works out that way, the President will make even more news than usual, most of it angry.. AVASHINGTON (UPI) — Sen. Vance Hartke, D-Ind., Monday received the 10th anniversary commemorative medal from the Assembly of Captive European Nations in recognition of his help to persons behind the Iron Curtain. • . The medal was presented in Hartke's office . by Stephan Kobonski from : Poland- and George Kimitrov from Bulgaria for "his outstanding contribution for the cause of freedom in East Central Europe." The assembly said Hartke had helped their cause on numerous occasions by action and through speaking engagements. centuries in their industrial .development. , And this Red China seeks to exploit. The discussion arose as part of the Wilton Park conferences held on this ancient estate whose land titles go back to William the Conqueror. The objective of the conferences, sponsored by the British Foreign Office with some outside support from the Ford Foundation, is greater understanding of world events. Rightly or wrongly, the under-developed nations have accepted whole-heartedly the Soviet charge that GATT, the General Agreement on Tariff and Trade is a rich man's club. Echoed By Pakistani Said the Uganda speaker, "the rich get richer- and the poor get poorer.'Mt was not exactly a new concept but it was echoed in more concrete terms by the Pakistani. The fall in the price of raw materials, he maintained, has cost the under-developed nations more,than all they have received in loans and that, unless world raw material prices are stabilized, "you will have Cubas all over the place." The Africans sa\y little danger in the world population ex- plosioin but exhibited a dreamlike quality in how their own peoples should be fed. It is this attitude which refuses to accept step-by-step developments and which leads them to demand industry and mechanization before being able to manage the tools. But there is nothing dreamlike "in the implicit threat that if communism takes over the new nations, it will be because the West failed to meet what they believe is its responsibilities. RE-ELECT OLIVER D. WHEATLEY Judge Tipton Circuit Court Vote November 3. Your support appreciated. Paid Pol-7-9-11-13-15-17-19 , 21-23 Wall Street Chatter NEW YORK (UPI) —Standard & Poor's says that the market's pause after its advance to new highs is in itself not disturbing, particularly in view of its September gains and the high level of the economy. However, the advisory service feels that caution should be taken against being influenced by the. .rising speculative sentiment and (it) would maintain high standards in making new commitments. Edward A. Viner & Co., Inc. says it would now. be normal for prices to retreat for the next two or three 'weeks with a maximum decline to the 837 level in the Dow-Jones indsur- trial average. Newton D. Zinder of E. .F Hutton & Co. feels the relatively better performance of the Standar & 'Poor's industrial Dow-Jones counterpart during both the weaker session last Thursday and the better one Friday could be an indication that market attention may be turning more toward the secondary issues. 1962 LARK R.—H.—V." 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