Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on October 23, 1969 · Page 14
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 14

Greeley, Colorado
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Thursday, October 23, 1969
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P«ge U (UIEEl.EY TRI1UJNK Thurs., Ocl. 23, 19(i Life's Like That A THANK-YOU CARD FROM A HUSBAND ' WHOSE \WIFE'£ ACCOUNT I CLOSED.*" Guide to Books 'Alternative in Southeast Asia' Hits Present Policy "Alternative In Southeast Asia," by Eugene R. Black (Foreword by Lyndon B. Johnson), Prac- ger, 180 PP. (Marder reports on foreign af fairs for (lie Washington Post.] By Murrey Marder The Washington Post Former President Johnson, who commends (his book in a foreword, very probably would still occupy the While House if lie had followed the precepts outlined in it. Eugene D. Bliick, president of World Bank from 194!) to 1962, served from 1965 onwards as Johnson's special adviser on the development of Southeast Asia after the Vietnam war. Black writes in a preface he never knew enough about the "day-today" conduct of the war cither to justify or to condemn it. The former President happily agrees that Black "has written not about what might have been, but about what may still be." With those niceties out of the way, Black delivers as incisive an indictment of United States policy in South Vietnam and nil southeast Asia as you are likely (o see in print from anyone still on speaking terms with Hie former President. American policy in Vietnam, Black writes, was founded on two faculty doctrines: Programmed development and counter-insurgency. The first "created the widespread impression that American officials thought that 'development' could be 'programmed' in such a way that official U.S. actions would bring about revolutionary changes." Trying to determine whom to blame for that concept, Black cannot, find it "formally enunciated as a doctrine by any leading scholar or official although the conception is suggested by Wall W. Rostow's thesis in 'The Stages of economic Growth (I960).' " Counter-insurgency and programmed development together assumed that "the Uinted Stales and (he governments that it was helping had progressive, if not revolutionary, programs of their own with which to counter Ihe propaganda of those who led the wars of national liberation." Instead, "in Latin America as well as in South Vietnam," Black writes, the doctrines were used "to support the sta tus- quo or prevent radical change." This "helped to destroy much public support for the whole idea of foreign aid." But Black doesn't fit a "dove" pigeonhole on Vietnam, cither. To repair the damage to United States credibility, he thinks American troops may end up staying there at least as long as they have in South Korea. What the United States needs most now, says Black, is "an alternative to our present policy of over-involvement" in Southeast Asia: It needs a "low posture." It needs to begin promptly a re- cluclion of the overloaded American presence ; abroad; a multilateral, instead of a binllcral, framework in a pattern of regional cooperation for most United Slate aid activity abroad. Black's familar centerpiece uroject in Southeast Asia, inevitably, is the ambitious Me- cong River basin development plan, which has managed to sur- ive conflict, and can be the reductive web for knitting together Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia in a peaceful lommunity of interests. For the administration .of vhat United States Bilateral isslstance would remain, Black iroposes a new "bureaucratic ionic," a "bank or fund, not an mnex to the State Depart- ncnt," with about $3 billion in nitial capital 'Hie United States needs to roduce a professional diplo- natic corps that can lend intend of playing "second fiddle o the military" when crisis comes, Black cautions. He rnces the problem at least buck to early World War II days, when . President Roosevelt "in effect classified the Department of Stale and the Foreign Service of the United Stales as 4-F," when he found il conlent to reflect prevailing American isolationism, instead of exerting leadership. While il has provided some "distinguished nnd able individuals," the department's greatest weakness lias been that it loo closely ad heres to "prevailing public opinion." Now, Black writes, one of the greatest needs for Amcr leans is to "learn how to curb our impulsive acts through the hard disciplines of diplomacy." The render is left wondering which of these points now strike home, and which are rejected, by the often-impulsive former president. He writes, non-com- mlllally, in his forward that this slim, impressionistic volume contains "a whole winter's cupboard full of food for thought." Credit to Colo. Agriculture Over $317 Million Over $317 million in credi lias been extended to Colorado' farmers and ranchers from thi stale's commercial banking in dustry, it was reported by Ihi Agricultural Committee of thi American Bankers Association The credit figures are based on [he 28th annual Farm am Hunch Lending Summary pre pared by the ABA. H. D. Williams, president o Jie Colorado Bankers Associa lion and president of the Arkan sas Valley Bank of Pueblo, slal ed that this figure representec over 68 per cent of all the pro duction credil extended to farm ers and ranchers in the stale. He furlher slated that "the credit needs of the farmers am ranchers had increased by seven cent over last year am :hat Colorado commercial banks continued to be the primarj source of credil and other fi nancial services to this impor ant segment of our stale's econ omy." "The 317 million loan fig ires," Williams reported, "in eludes $204 million in produc ion loans and $23 million in 'arm mortgages. At the sami line, $149 million in farm loans were held by life insurance companies; $148 million by thi ? erieral Land Banks; $124 mil ion by production credit-asso ciations; and $17 million in-non eal estate 'loans,'plus '$6' mil ion in real estate loans by the 'armers Home 'Administra ion." Williams said that "bankers n Colorado are conscious of the arge capital investments re- uired in agriculture today; and re making concerned efforts irough improved lending pro- rams to meet these changing redit demands." Over 90 per cent of the banks in Colorado are extending cre- dil lo agricultural families. The increased use of .credit: by farmers and ranchers, accord- ng to'Williams, has been accompanied by a substantial gain in the total assets of ; farm families. Nationally, farm families have $243 billion of-their own funds invested, thereby allowing them to maintain a satisfactory equity position. Acriv* Volcano*! TOKYO -- Indonesia has more active volcanoes,. 78, than any other country. Japan has 49, many close to great cities, and the United States has 37, mostly in Alaska and the Aleutians. JOHANNESBURG -- Citizens are critical of a new secret service. Early Operation Corrects Memi-Gigantism Deformity By CEORGI CITZI Thi L« Ang*ln Tlmn LOS ANGELES - A child !aii be Its own "twin," accord- ng to University of Southern California scientists. They said this could occur when one side of a child's body _rows bigger than the other. Doctors call this hemi-gigan- ism, and say that apparently he two halves are somehow genetically different. Oral surgeons at the USC Ichool of Dentistry said this veek that one-sided enlargement of the lower jaw is the most common and striking fea- ure of the deformity. ear from the hair line and following the contour of the ear. About an eighth of an inch of the surface cells of tira "con- dyle" is cut away. Dr. Robinson said the condyle is the ball section of the ball-and-socket joint where the jaw fits into the skull. "These cells lire the growing part of the lower jaw," he said "When they are removed the jaw can not grow any more on that side." According to Dr. Robinson, many cases of hemi-gigantism are not brought to the attention of physicians until the most favorable years for an operation have passed. In an article in the current issue of the American Journal of Oral Surgery, Dr. Robinson, ing an incision in front of the Dougherty and Shuken describ- Drs. M. E. Robinson, Robert Shuken, and H. J. Dougherty announced they had developed an operation for the deformity, in which the "growth center" of the jaw bone of a developing "hemi-gianl" is removed. "It is best to operate on boys when they are 9 or 10 years old," Dr. Robinson said. "Girls between 7 and 8 are the best subjects. That is when the enlarged side of the jaw has grown to normal adult size even though the other side is still small." , · .The surgery consists of mak- ed the case of a 13-year-old Los Angeles boy. The boy's {ace was slightly deformed at birth, but by the time ha was operated on his lower jaw and cheek bone on the left side were about twice as big as they normally would be. His tongue and lower lip also were thick on the left side and some of his teeth were larger than their opposites. 'One of them was like bear's tooth," Dr. Robinson said. "It was about three times normal size." This tooth and the impacted molars were pulled so that operations over two years could correct the deformity and its resulting malocclusion. Dr. Robinson said the .boy's mouth and teeth now appear almost normal. United Way Over Half Way In Denver Area DENVER (AP)-United Way. ifficials reported Tuesday that the Mile High UnitwTWay Cam- iaign has reached .59.9 per cent I its'goal with total contribu : ions of $3,607,515. The announcement came at, he fifth United Way report meeting in Golden,- Colo. 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Instead of issuing an overdraft to yam account; your bank notifies BankAmericard. BankAmericard deposits money into your account to cover the overdraft up to your account limit Naturally this service win also protect you if you make a mistake in your checking account total, or if you write a check that clears before your deposit reaches the bank. To qualify, you need only be a BanfcAmericard holder with a good checking account record with any Bank* Americard bank. Your eristing checks can be used for this service. Take advantage of "bounceproof" checking. FilLout an application at any BankAmericard bank. need only one... why carry two? Be sure tOfsee the Herb Alpert and his Tijuana Brass TV color special "The Brass Are Coming," KOA-TV Channel 4 at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 29th, brought to you by your BankAmericard merchants in Greeley and across the Nation, DON'T FORGET TO VOTE TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4 THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF GREELEY, COLORADO .Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation IjjMltAiJHttcSfJ Deposits Insured to $15,000.00

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