The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on April 30, 1963 · Page 4
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Tuesday, April 30, 1963
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OTTAWA HERALD Page Four Tuesday, April 30, 1963 Editorials Where Did The Money Go? The person who placed himself in the limelight as the unhappiest man of the month is Postmaster General Day. In a moment of economy-mindedness, the House lopped $92 million off Day's budget request of $5 billion. The action brought screams from Day. Now he says that unless Congress restores the money cut off, there will be no mail deliveries on Saturday, new building will be reduced, mail service to new housing developments will be cur- tailed and postal employes will be reduced. This is a legal form of blackmail. When services are cut by the postoffice, the public gets irritated, congressmen receive letters and the postmaster gets the money he asks for. Before Congress restores the funds Day demands, though, we hope someone] makes him show what is being done with the extra $580 million his department is receiving because of the last postal rate increase. Laff-A-Day Daylight Saving Ignored The man who had the first idea about "daylight saving time," Ben Franklin, reasoned that setting clocks back an hour in the spring would effect a saving. Less daylight would be wasted. He calculated, too, how many fewer candles would be burned. Over the weekend more than 110 million Americans went on the earlier time. They lost an hour of sleep, but they'll get This And That by jph it back in the fall. What they gained was an hour more of light in the evening. What of us in the Midwest ? Generally we ignore the practice of advancing clocks an hour. But we shouldn't. Another hour of daylight in the evenings would help a man get his yardwork done, allow more fishing time and mean the difference between nine and 18 holes of golf. . -v ' VT* ""' " + * '' i / -V- -'-* '\^v.' "That's the only ktod of 'do-it-youraelf project he's good at!" Television Log Channel 4, NBC Channels 5-13, CBS Channel 9, ABC Tuesday Corruption Fact Of Life BANGKOK — More than once, when I have got into a taxi here, the driver has had his uniform cap hanging over the meter to hide it. Each time I ask him to remove the cap and pull down the flag so the meter will register the government fixed rate for the ride. He replies, usually with gesture and a sputter of Thai words, that the meter is broken. I shrug. I've been out here before. I know I can't win. Of course, there is nothing wrong with the meter. Were I a native, the meter would function. Since I am not, through the hat trick the driver collects twice the proper amount from me, indica- ing it usually with finger motions, and is saved from the necessity of sharing any portion of it with the company that owns the taxi when his shift is done. My trip has not been registered. "H But why should I be upset? If the taxi driver didn't dupe me, somebody else would. Out here corruption is as basic a fact of life as death or the hot sun. It is not an outstandingly Thai trait. It prevails throughout the Far East and the Middle East as well. Corruption pervades government from top to bottom and most business as well. So it goes without saying that Prime Minister Sarit Thanarat of Thailand, to put it bluntly, is a crook. But he is such a popular one that although he has been the virtual ruler of this country for more than four years, no one can make any serious effort to wrest the office from him. This probably is because Sarit seems to live by Boss Penrose's Rule of Moderation. Penrose for a number of years early in this century was political boss of Pennsylvania. He was quoted by his contemporaries as saying that if 15 per cent of government expenditures weren't diverted to graft, the pre-requisites of office were being ignored, but if more was taken, it was asking for eventual trouble from the voters. Sari is widely credited with exercising this moderation. It is highly unlikely that he is so crass as to steal directly from the public till, but he has managed to do quite well for himself since he has been in office. He owns a profitable television station. He has a newspaper of which, in the tight-knit Thai family pattern, his young brother is the publisher. He has a major interest in one of the two construction companies which have a virtual monopoly in this business that is having such a boom here. The Minister of the Interior is credited with owning the other. But there is no public outcry, or even private grumbling, that has reached my ears over any of this. The Thais are content because, in the past, they have had people in key government positions who weren't satisfied with diverting 15 per cent of the public funds in the direction of themselves and their associates. They tried to get away with the 85. Moreover, Sarit has given Thailand a longer period of political stability than it has had in the 40 years since the King of Siam lost his absolute power and was transformed into a sort of musical comedy figure. It is this stability, I think, that has had considerable to do with shaking the country out of its lethargy and giving it the material improvements it recently has had. American aid opportunity has paid for many of the highways and other public works. Thai capital has been encouraged to invest in projects which have paid dividends. Sarit's weakness is that too many of the improvements made have been centered on Bangkok, which has resulted in a certain amount of dissatisfaction up country and has made easier the Communist infiltration there is said recently to have been along Thailand's only vaguely defined boundaries with Cambodia. On the basis of what little I have been able to gather, I would say that the Prime Minister has been good for his country, if only in the negative sense that if he weren't in authority, the odds would have been on someone much worse. He has not made Thailand a firm bastion against Communism, but merely the shakiest resemblance there has been to a bastion in southeast Asia. I doubt that he is either a firm believer in democracy, as we define the word, or a true friend of the west. He is, rather, a good Thai and a realist with a nice appreciation of the side of the bread on which the butter is spread. Auld Lang Syne 25 YEARS AGO Rov. H. A. Cook moved from the home of his daughter, Mrs. S. B. Weidner, to the North American Hotel. Clyde Shade, Ottawa dairyman took eight of his dairy cows to an eastern Kansas Holstein Breeders' Association show at Baldwin. Lee Keller of Ottawa received beer license No. 1 under the new beer law. His license was for selling beer at Homewood Tavern. 50 YEARS AGO Dr. W. R. Pennington purchased a new 6-cylin der, 7-passenger Mitchell automobile which was the longest one in Ottawa. It had a wheelbase of 144 inches. Charles Wilkins and Courtney Ogg built a 16- foot boat and planned to launch it in the Marais des Cygnes river. John Lloyd, 804 Main, was having his home wired for electric service. Prayer For Today Thou shalt be his witness unto all men of what thou hast seen and heard. (Acts 22:15.) PRAYER: O God, who art revealed through the witnessing of Thy servants, set our hearts to the task of winning, our tongues to the task of witnessing, and our lives to the task of sharing; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Plan PoU On Milk Handling WASHINGTON (AP)-Milk producer cooperatives of the St. Joseph. Mo., marketing area will be polled by the Department of Agriculture for approval or rejection of a new order governing milk handling. The federal milk order covers St. Joseph, Maryville and Cameron, in Missouri, and Hiawatha and Sabetha, Kan. Provisions are based on record of a public hearing held March 7 at St. Joseph. The principal change in the order, if adopted, would continue Tonight's TV Highlights Forrest Tucker and Pat Carroll will be guests of Red Skelton this evening on Channels 5 and 13 at 7:30. The special sketch will be titled, "Ah, Sweet Mystery of Hate." Earlier, the western fans can have fun watching "Laramie," on Channel 4 at fi:30. In this episode, titled "The Marshals," Jess is wounded pretty seriously He is wounded while warning Marshal Branch McGary t h a Clint Buckner (he's one of the bad guys) and his gang are plan ning to ambush Branch. George Gobel will be one o: the guests on the Garry Moore show on Channels 5 and 13 at 9 Rosemary Clooney will also be on hand. for an indefinite period the bottling milk price at its present level of 10 cents per hundredweight below the price of the Greater Kansas City market. Another change would redefine "produce" to exclude from designation as "producers" any persons who qualify as producers under another market. 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Tues. and Thurs. Dr. Molner By DR. JOSEPH G. MOLNER Dear Dr. Molner: My 11-year-old baby girl sucks ler index finger constantly. The very first time '. saw her (two hours old) she was sucking her 'inger. As soon as she finishes her bottle, her finger s in her mouth. My real problem is that her gums are very crooked. Will this affect her eeth and can it be corrected?—MRS. J. S. At 11 months, I don't as a rule pay much attention to thumb or finger-sucking. Babies get some comfort or a sense of security from it, and they outgrow the habit. Several years later thumb-sucking can become a real problem. However, in this case, I'm not so sure. The baby happened to discover her finger almost at birth, and she evidently has become much attached to it. If the shape of her gums is being affected, then something should be done. This results from pro- onged and excessive pressure of the thumb-in-the- mouth. Or finger. It isn't common, but it can hap- Den. Here arc my suggestions: 1. Take extra pains to cuddle her when she 'inishes her bottle. Maybe this will detract her rom the finger. 2. The next time you see the doctor for a checkup, discuss that habit with him. Let him gauge whether she is really deforming her gums or whether you are being too nervous about it. 3. Try trying a mitten on the hand. Even if she manages to shove the mitten in her mouth, the jressure will be distributed. And she may start to lose the habit. 4. She's just getting to the age at which she can enjoy simple "games," like rolling a ball, or grabbing at your hand, or shaking a rattle. Or To Your Good Health Thumb-Sucking Problem grabbing at a top on a string. Several times a day see if she won't get so interested in such little "games" that she'll grab with both hands, and forget sucking her finger. Dear Dr. Molner: You recently wrote about chest X-rays and radiation. What is your opinion about X-rays of other parts of the bcdy? Our young son swallowed an object and received a series of bowel X-rays. He also had an X-ray with barium enema. Your comments would be appreciated. - MRS. L. W. V. My answer remains the same, regardless of the area X-rayed. Yes, we should always avoid needless radiation. But bowel X-rays, like chest X-rays, are far from needless The amount of radiation from them is tiny compared to what we receive from natural sources. For millions of years people have been sprayed with a continuing if small amount of X-rays. X-rays are frequently required for diagnostic purposes. Dear Dr. Molner: My husband has an ulcer. He smokes cigarettes almost continuously. He can leave home seemingly O.K. and then return in an hour in a bad condition. You would think he is dying. He also has terrible headaches — just as suddenly. Doctors say it is nerves. Advice, please, so I can help him more. — MRS. Q. R. There's not much you can do if he won't help himself. He sounds like a very tense individual. Sedative and tranquilizers are an aid for this type. The biggest factor in ulcer care is to change attitudes and habits for the better. It's up to him to control himself: both his smoking and his nerves. Are you bothered with ringing in the ears? If so write to Dr. Molner, Box 158, Dundee, LI., for the booklet. "Ear Noises — Their Causes and Cures," enclosing with your request 10 cents in coin and a long self-addressed, stamped envelope. 6— SpetMJp 13— N«w« • :3B 4 — Virginian 5-13— CBS Report 9— Wagon Train 1:30 5-13— Doble (311118 B— Going My Way 8:00 4 — Perry Como B-13— Beverly HlllbUUei 8:M 5— Oick Van Oyk* •— Our Mao Hlgflai 13 — Donas Reed 1:00 4 — Eleventh Hour 5-13— U. 8. Steel Hour B— Naked City t:55 4 — Scoreboard IO:<W Wt M-Weath«T 4 — Johnny Carson t— Movie, "Mad About Music" •—Steve Allen 13— Weather 10:20 13— Sport* 10:30 13— Lifeline 10:33 13 — Stoney Burke 11:34 13 — Peter Ounn 11:45 •—Man Proa Cochli* U:0* 4— Newt U:05 4— Unity Dally Word 11:10 5— Movie, "Exclusive" U:15 ft— Newi U:30 9 — Almanac Newsreel «:SS B— Faltb tor Our Tlmei Wonted ~ Trainees » IBM Data Processors — Computer Programmers High starting salaries. Computer programmers starting salaries $550. Experienced operators up to $20,000. Short training period. Must be high school graduate and train at own expense. Training will not interfere with present employment. Write including phone number. PCMT Box U-65, Care of Ottawa Herald Ottawa Herald un*M 1962 FIRST IN KANSAS 106-1M 8. Hatn PuDllibed 0.aH> except Sunday and Holidays. Second dau postage at Ottawa, Kansas. Robert B. 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