Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan on May 13, 1965 · Page 4
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IRONWOOD DAILY GlOBf, IRONWOOB, MICHIGAN THURSDAY, MAY 13, IMS. IRONWOOD DAILY GLOBE "The Doily Globe is an independent newspaper, supporting what it believes to be right and opposing what it believes to be wrong, regardless of party politics, and publishing the news fairly and impartially." -linwood I. Noyes, Editor and Publishe, 1927-1964. Mrs. Linwood I. Noyes, President Edwin J. Johnson, Editor and Publisher Looking To A Long Hot Summer Austrian Neutrality Police in the big cities are bracinc; tlir-vn- "st'lves against tlie unknown dangers of another lone-hot summer. Federal, state and municipal authorities are well aware that something - must He done before, (lie sun melts the asphalt jp eitv streets if riots and looting like last year's are to be avoided So far the onlv progress apparent is in providing summer jobs for .disadvantage! teen-agers, and this is a sad measure of vhat may be expected. President Johnson announced on Mav 3 as : ' an extension of the "war on poverty" a S40 million program to provide summer jobs for 70.000 voung people under the Neighborhood Youth Corps program. This enrollment would 'bring the total in Youth Corps projects to almost 200.000. Gov. William W. Scranton of Pennsylvania ' was quick to grasp the baton. He announced " on May 7 that about 1.100 Pennsylvania youths from public assistance families would be put tr. work in state parks, forests, and historical sites. The project is sponsored bv the State • Department of Public Welfare and other stale agencies, with 90 per cent of the 8800.516 cost met by the federal government under the Economic Opportunity Act. The Pennsylvania operation will be peihaps typical. Bovs will work a 32-hour week at SI.25 an hour. Each boy who works a lull month may keep $148.50 of his $]72 earnings, with the remainder credited to the assistance "rants made to his family. Aside from this relatively small federal and state activity, the summer job outlook for teen-agers is gloomy. The nation's unemploy- • nicnt rate was boosted to 4.9 million in April by an unexpected influx of teen-agers seeking jobs. The logical inference was a critical jobless-youth problem when schools let out. The enforced idleness facing so many young people during the summer months has been characterized by Washington economist Philip Stodclard Brown as a "social waste" that seems destined to become greater year by year as the number of teenagers increases. Often as not those who least need the money will get the jobs because of favoritism in hiring. By way of contrast, June college graduating classes arc facing the best job market in history. Starting salaries are expected to range up' to $800 a month. Business recruiters are literally scrambling for prospects, as graduate work, government, teaching, the Peace Corps, public service, and scientific research continue to take young people out of the industrial job market. The irony of the present economy is that highly trained workers or young people of great potential are still quite scarce though un,: employment of the unskilled remains a chronic national worry. President Johnson back in March appointed a Cabinet-level task force to speed federal aid • directly into Northern racial ghettos before : the onset of summer. It was recognized that , federal programs alone cannot avert a repti- • tion of the Negro rioting that occurred last * summer in Harlem, Brooklyn, Jersey City, ! Rochester, and Philadelphia. : Last summer the Associated Press counted .' cue dead; 141 injured, 519 arrested, and 522 ; property damage incidents in New York City; . four dead, 350 injured, 973 arrested in Ro' Chester; 46 injured, 52 arrested, more than 100 »stores looted in Jersey City; 14 injured, more • than 100 arrested in Patterson and Elizabeth; and one dead, 127 injured, more than 100 \ arrested in Philadelphia. Another long hot summer will take similar tolls unless the cities : themselves are prepared. Ten years ago Saturday, May 15, the Big 1 our foreign ministers met in Vienna to sign an Austrian State Treaty that re-established an independent Austria and ended a decade of occupation by U.S., British, French and-Soviet troops. The treaty fulfilled a pledge made by the allies in 1943 that when peace returned Austria, a victim of Nazi aggression, would become a free and independent state. A total of 279 meetings were held between 1947 and 1955 on the treaty before the Soviet Union could be persuaded to join in to carrying out the pledge of 1943. One of the treaty's main provisions, written at Soviet insistence, prohibited political or economic union between Austria and Germany. Although the treaty it- sell did not contain u guarantee of Austrian neutrality, the Austrian government had to promise to remain neutral forever, not to join military pacts or alliances, and not to allow other powers to establish military bases in Austria. These provisions and understandings have leturned to haunt the Austrians on the eve ot the tenth anniversary celebration. Austrian officials currently are in Brussels negotiating lor an "arrangement" with the European Common Market, But the Soviet Union maintains that even a purely economic association with the E.E.C. would be incompatible with the Stale Treaty because West Germany is a leading member of the Common Market. The Soviet Union will have a perfect opportunity to renew its objection on May 15 because the foreign ministers of the original signatories will be together in the same room where the document was signed ten years ago. U.S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk is flying all the way to Vienna for the occasion. So is Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko, and there is the possibility that the anniversary celebration will raise an angry debate over the host country's neutrality. A Big Step Forward The overwhelming vote Monday in favor ot a county community college, separated from the Ironwood school district, and over a 1.5 mill levy to support such a college, proved once again that the judgment of the people is sound when it conies to matters of great importance. The voters showed by their ballots that they want an improved community college, established on its own campus, as a county-owned institution of higher education and that they are willing to pay for it. From a list of 18 candidates, all of them fully qualified, the voters chose a six man board of trustees to have jurisdiction over the college. These six men—Roy Ahonen, Rutger Erickson, Charles Gotta, the Rev. R. Kemp-, painen. Carl Kleimola, and Ray Lutwitzi, are now charged with carrying out the mandate of the people. We are confident they will act in the best interests of the people as a whole and of the students who will be attending the college. The results of Monday "s election are a big step forward in the development of better educational opportunities for Gogebic Count)' and nearby areas. In old-fashioned wars, music was played as the warriors marched into battle. At weddings, it still is. Some laundries do your shirts up. Others do them in. Nobody really knows what a punch in the eye feels like until they get one. AROUND THE PENINSULA ' The "r'ockhound" is a species of tourist the •Upper Peninsula doesn't want to overlook in its promotional information to prospective tra- jvelers. The Ishpeming Chamber of Commerce :and the Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club ; jointly prepared some samples of typical rocks and minerals to be found in Upper Michigan. i These were mounted on little display cards ; and sent to the state legislature at Lansing. •State Rep. Dominic Jacobetti, Negaunee. dis- i tributed them to his fellow legislators. He •planned to get some pellets made from underground iron ore which would illustrate the {product of a new phase of the iron ore industry. Many of Upper Michigan's mines have :been closed because of disadvantageous eco- .nomic factors. Samples of ore and rocks are -being sold at some tourist centers. It is a far ' cry from this trickle of income to the lung- time steady run of mine returns. However, a .'substantial contribution to the economy of the -area may be .the result if enough rock and min- 'eraT buffs can be lured to come and search "for their own specimens at the mine sites and * along the'shores of Lake Superior. . J 4j. legal opinion by Atty. Gen. Frank Kelley ^ has "resulted in canceling the first popular ei- •ectiop June 14 for the School Board of the nrwty reorganized Msrquette-Alger County School District. The cancellation moved the popular .election back to 1967. In the mean_ time board candidates will be chosen by repre- lentatives of the school boards from each dis- in the two countriess. An election on basis of these choices will be held June 7 in the courthouse at Marquette. Under terms ot Kell«y's opinion, all board members—starting «vith the popular election of 1967—will be elected at large by voters from both districts. The Marquette-Alger election is another phase of extensive consolidations and reorganizations being undertaken to improve Upper Peninsula schools. In another vote being taken today, residents of Iron County will decide whether they wish to merge the six districts of the county into a single, countywide school district. Some of these moves are being made from painful necessity tp broaden the revenue base to maintain and improve school systems which need buildings and modern educational facilities. • • e An adult group has acquired for a nominal sum the vacant former pay office of Calumet and Ilecla Mining Company at Ahmeek with the intention of converting it into a center for Keweenaw youth. Enthusiastic adult and student volunteers from Keweenaw High School are swarming over the place to prepare it for its new role in the community. The group planned to scrap a massive door to a safe installed in the 1900s by the Ahmeek Mining Company to safeguard its payroll. It is hoped that a substantial sum may be realized for the center from the sale of the door. This marks a kind of an interchange in the Upper Peninsula from school to industry and from industry to school to utilize the buildings each has left idle in the evolution of education and industry. Top Show From the U.S. Today in World Affairs By DAVID LAWRENCE WASHINGTON — The American people may as well resign themselves to the prospect that both in Vietnam and in the Dominican Republic the conflicts may be long-drawn out. Paradoxical as it may seem, the American policy in each instance can do more to avert the disaster of a third world war than all the conferences and discussions of peace objectives in the last decade have accomplished. For what the United States Is doing in Southeast Asia and in the Caribbean is both significant and constructive. Pacifists and other citizens who would like to make sure that a holocaust is avoided might well take a hard look at the facts of international behavior which led a supposedly civilized society into two world wars, causing the death of millions of human beings and leaving on the surviving peoples scars that have not been removed by the passage of time. In Vietnam and in the Dominican Republic, the issue today is the same. Will an altruistic and humanitarian nation, ready to supply billions of dollars for relief and development or armed forces to repel aggression, be thwarted and frustrated by captious critics or misguided appeasers inside and outs i d e the United States? £ <r ft The fallacy they do hot perceive is that, once the tyranny of Communist imperiali s m takes over—particularly in the Caribbean, where Cuba stands as a realistic example of the tragedy that can ensue elsewhere in Latin America— the struggle against a truly dangerous intervention in the affairs of weaker republics of this hemisphere cannot be abandoned by the United States. For the cause is as much one of self-preservation of the people of this country against threats from potential missile bases in nearby Islands as it is the avoidance of a world war which could Involve also the peoples of every other continent. Much of the criticism of the policy of the United States government in Santo Domingo is based on superficial think ing. Of what possible avail, for instance, is it to argue that the Communists who infiltrated the Dominican Republic and helped to foment revolution have not yet been convicted In the court of public opinion and that sufficient proof of their insidious deviltry has not been produ c e d Also, of what real consequence is the argument that what the United States has done by intervening in Santo Domingo will hurt us with the other Latin- American nations This is an age-worn contention, o a $ The truth is the peoples of the Central and South American countries want freedom and rarely get it. They seek a better standard of living for their growing populations, but they will never achieve it throu g h Communism. Their only salvation lies in such projects as the "Alliance for Progress" and the constant willingness of the United States to step in with its military forces to keep the Communist enemy from committing the peoples of this hemisphere to perennial slavery and bondage. Despite the revived criticisms of the armed interventions by the United States in past years, the fact remains that this country has not annexed a single foot of territory of another country in this hemisphere. It has, indeed, made many sacrific e s and even fought a major war, more than a half-century ago, to liberate Cuba from oppression by a European power. The American record of intervention has been criticized as "gunboat diplomacy," but not a single instance can be cited to show that the American purpose was tainted. Wherever a country has been temporarily occupied not only to protect American lives but to save the native peoples themselves from the greater dangers that faced them, the end result has been a withdrawal of the military contingents when peaceful conditions have been achieved. ft * ft In not all the instances have the villains who threat e n e d these countries come from the outside, as there have been groups and factions which have selfishly exploited the peasant population and obstructed the reforms that could have improved the standard of living and the economic welfare of the country affected. Today in Santo Domingo the main source of trouble will not be eradicated unless the forces of the United States remain in the Dominican Republic— either alone or with the military units of the Organization of American States—long eno ugh to make certain that an established government will deal effectively with efforts of the Communists to carry on subversive measures. The Washington government has a grave problem on its hands and deserves the support of members of Congress of both parties For the situation in the Dominican Republic concerns not just that tiny island but the future of all other countries in the Caribbean. If abandoned, Latin America can crumble just as Southeast Asia can disintegrate, and this could lead to a third world war. (Copyright, 1965, New York Herald Tribune Inc.) Business Mirror By SAM DAVVSON AP Business News Analyst NEW YORK (AP) — Forecasters of an imminent economic slowdown may have to revise their time schedules once more. Halfway through the second quarter, business on the average is holding close to the record pace set in the first three months of the year. Many had predicted a letdown about now after what they dubbed the two feverish activity in the first quarter.' But so far Ironwood Daily Globe Published tvenlngi. except Sundays oy Glob* Publlnhing Company, 118 E McLcod Ave., Ironwood, Michigan Established Nov. 20, 1919, (Ironwood News-Record acquired April 16 1921; Ironwood Time* acquired May 23, 1948.1 Second clan postage paid «t Ironwood. Michigan. HEMBEH OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press ta entitled exclusively 10 the use for republcalion of all the local newi printed In this newspaper, •• wtll •• all AP news dl»- Datchea. Member of American Newspaper Publishers Association. Interamerlcan Press .Association, Inland Dally Prei* Association. Bureau of Advertising. Michigan Press AaaoelatlOB.' Audit Bureau of Circulations. • • > ' Subscription rate*) »j mall vtthln • radius of 60 mile*—per year, tt; tu months. K; three month*; Kl; one month. $1.50. No mail eubtcrlptiana *oM to town* and locations where carrier slips here and there are being offset by continuing gains in other sectors. The general slowdown may come, but it hasn't registered in the statistics yet. Two sectors of industry most suspect are steel and autos, both booming in th6 first three months for reasons that in part at least seemed temporary. a a A Steel stocks were being built up under threat of a May 1 strike deadline now postponed till Sept. 1. Autos were being turned out in record numbers, partly to make up for time lost in last fall's strikes. But auto sales are still high, if a bit below the record February levels. And the public has yet to register any letdown in desire to buy new cars. Steel demand is reported still strong. Output is off slightly from the record tonnage poured in the week ended April 24 but is 9 per cent higher than a year ago. Order backlogs in industry as a whole have been rising. And inventories in general have been growing, due Jn large part to businessmen's belief that future sales prospects will mean busy production lines. At the consumer level demand remains high for most goods. Retail sales of nondurable goods edged higher in April. There was one per cent slip in'durable goods volume, mostly due to fewer cars being sold than in March. But total retail sales, at $22.8 billion, were 7 per cent above the volume in April 1964— and hardly a convincing sign of any economic slowdown as yet. o tt a Employment rose 901,000 in April, and unemployment dropped 188,000. The 71 million Americans with jobs were as a whole enjoying higher incomes than a year ago. And all signs point to another increase in total personal incomes this quarter from the record set earlier The National Whirligig llUIMMd Of MeClui* NewifMoer By ANDREW TULLY WASHINGTON — For relaxation's sake, I have been exposing my delicate psyche to the society pages of Washington's daily newspapers and have reached a sad conclusion, to wit, that the Great Society's society takes Itself too seriously. In the frantic scramble to win a place near the Johnson throne, government officials and their wives have turned Washington's salons into lecture halls in which each tries to outdo the other in long-winded speeches in praise of the Administration. A m a n hardly gets one sip out of a martini before Hubert Humphrey or HEW Secretary Celebrezze on some 16th Deputy Assistant Secretary of State raps for silence and launches into a 10-page single-spaced tribute to the new regime. 6 A * GONE ARE THE FUN DAYS —'Way back when, a body could lap up some booze, punish a side of beef and blow the joint without hearing a politician say anything more significant than "Pass them there fish eggs, "Monsewer." These days, the guests' well-bred belches are mere punctuation marks for learned discourses on Viet Nam, medicare and how tough it is to persuade Egypt to accept another billion dollars. The culprit responsible for this state of affairs is Lyndon Johnson. Because he works at least 25 hours a day and won't so much as say "Good Morning" without adding a plug for his Santo Domingo policy, his hirelings feel duty bound to mount their own portable soap boxes whenever they appear in public. And since Johnson likes to hear nice things about his projects, most of the speeches at dinner parties and cocktail routs sound like something mouthed from a train platform in Tight Shoe, Mo. Life has become so danged real and earnest a citizen dassn't go to a party merely to have fun; he's got to stay alert so he can be stimulated. ft «r ft OH, FOB ANOTHER LUKE BARNETTI—There is need for a catharsis, a dose of some strong medicine to Jolt the folks out of their monumental pomposity. An occasional hot foot might help, but it is too b a d Luke Barnett is not around to do the job right. In the old days, Luke Barnett operated out of Pittsburgh as the world's foremost professional pest. Hosts with a sense of humor hired Luke at up to $500 • night to keep their guests loose up at the plate, and In his heyday Luke's art held strong men in terror wherever they gathered socially. As a pseudo waiter, Luke's technique was simple—and horrible. Lurking at the victim's elbow, Luke would advise in stentorian tones, "Not that fork! Ain't you ever et out before?" To a particularly abstemious guest, Luke would bellow a warning audible in the next county. "Take it easy, Mac," he'd yell, "You wanna be car r 1 e d home again?" He would urge a clergyman repeated 1 y to "Watch your language." <r ft <r LEWIS A VICTIM—Once, for a fee paid by his victim, Luke pushed a New York hostess into her own lily pond. While the lady struggled among the pads, her husband strode up, red-necked, officious—and unaware of t h e conspiracy. "Here, here!" he skrieked, "you can't do that!" Whereupon Luke dumped hubby into the drink. At the United Mine Workers convention, Luke bounded up onto the platform to interrupt a speech by John L. Lewis with a demand for "the truth about your corrupt leadership." Lewis' face purpled. "What's your name, you ?" he demanded. Luke leered. "What's YOURS?" he retorted. Washington's free loaders, gnawing on their genteel bones, would be a challenge for Luke Barnett. But the morning line says, he'd be at least an 8 to 5 bet to conv i n vc e some of the stuffed shirts that their rhetoric fellsomewhat short of the Gettysburg Address. in the year. The high rate of consumer spending, and the record level of instalment credit, seems to assure little, if any, letdown in general economic activity.' Much of the fear of a slowdown comes from the greater- than-predicted growth of the general economy in the first three months of the year from the levels set in the final months of 1964. But even if this rate of growth isn't maintained in the second quarter, that's far from meaning that the second quarter can't be better in total volume than the first. And at the halfway point there are no convincing signs that it won't be. Record of the Past 10 YEARS AGO — Temperatures: High 75, low 47. . .Mayor Eugene Velin and Mrs. Vel i n left today for Wolverine Lake to partici pate in the Michi g a n Week Mayor Exchange program. In his place, exchange Mayor and Mrs. Clifford K. Cottrell of Wolverine Lake are expected to arrive in Ironwood Monday morning. . . .The Regional Track and Field Meet for B and C classes will be held at Massie Athletic field in Besse- mer. Taking part will be about 160 thinclads from the vario u s schools assigned to this region by the Upper Peninsula Athletic Committee of the Michigan High School Athletic Association. 20 YEARS AGO— Temperatuures: High 45, low 27. . The Ironwood Red Devils triumphed in the season's first track meet on the Luther L. Wright athletic field Saturday, by picking up four first and scoring in every event of the invitational meet. . . .The general public is invited to attend the joint flower and candlel i g h t memorial service, slated to be held Tuesday evening. The service is being held in honor of all those who have made the supreme sacrifice in World War II and the veterans of World War I and auxili a r y members who died during the past year. A Daily Thought Then he said, Do not come near; put off your shoes from your feet, for the place on which you are standing is holy ground.—Exodus 3:5. We treat God with irreverence by banishing Him from our thoughts, not by referring to His will on slight occasions. — John Ruskin, English author. service ti maintained, _ year, $18; one month. SI.80. All mall »ere—per subscriptions payable In advance. By carrier, $20.80 per year In advance; by tbe week. M cento. •Hrrtpoirdr RANGE with TEFLON-COATED OVEN WALLS only $90095 W.Q.T. 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