Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan on June 11, 1965 · Page 4
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Ironwood, Michigan
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FOU* IRONWOOD DAILY GLOBE, IRONWOOD, MICHIGAN FRIDAY, JUNE II. IMS; IRONWOOD DAILY GLOBE "Thi Daily Glob* U an Independent newspaper, supporting what It believe* to be right and opposing whet It believes to be wrong, regardleu of party politiei, and publishing the newt fairly and Impartially." -Linwood I. Noyes, Editor and •ubllihe, 1927-1964, Mri. Linwood I. Noyes, 'resident Edwin J. Johnson, Editor and Publisher Riverside Cemetery The city government of Iromvood merits a *thnnk yon" from its citizens for the great improvement in the appearance of Kivovsltlc Cemetery tin's spring. Many persons have commented to us that tliov have, never seen the cemetery as bemiti- fnl as this year, with the grass mowed ami no debris in sight. If is a "OOcl setting for the great number ol beautiful flowers thnt have been placed there by many hundreds of persons devoted to the memory of departed loved ones. So. f tic Dalit/ Globe is happy to say "Well done" to those responsible for a good job. Solons' Bloated Self-image We think our readers will be interested in the following editorial comment from the. Detroit News about the Michigan legislature: Fat. Fat. fat, FAT! Fat heads, fat expectations, fat self-images. Fat illusions of what they are worth, fat conceit about what kind of a favor they do their constituents by consenting to fight tooth and nail to get to Lansing. It is not yet a year since Michigan leiiisla- tors gave themselves the fattest legislative pay in the country. It took a 51 percent pay boost to do that Higher pay was supposed to attract a "better quality" of candidate for the Legislature. The new crop took their oaths last January. Can anyone —save themselves, their admiring parents, of spouses or their tax-paid press agents—claim with straight face that this year's legislators are displaying more intellect than ever before, or turning out better work — in either quality or quantity? Are they even making better speeches? This Legislature has huffed und puffed till Its blue in the face, without even blowing down a straw house, much less building much more substantial. This is a Legislature which has tiine to think about fixing prices on milk, but no time to consider lifting the drag of Inch tolls on the Mackinac Bridge from the back Of the Upper Peninsula. This is a Legislature which can, in the face of mounting traffic carnage, convert a bill to put tighter controls on bad drivers into one which loosens existing restraints. This is a Legislature which can cheerily contemplate spending "more in three hours than King Farouk spent in 20 years," to quote one member who found it "uplifting," while it just as cheerily wriggles and squirms to avoid imposing the taxes to pay for it all The House couldn't even pass its proposed NEW $5,000 pay boost without fumbling and comic relief, with the crucial last vote coming from a lady dashing in from the cloakroom iti the nick of time to yell "aye!" The new pay raise is based on the claim that legislation Is now a fulltlme job. Well, who on earth made it so? Is It possibly the clowns who can't get down to busines* before three months of the session have slipped away? :. . Democrat f. Bob Truxler, of May City, sheds copious tears at the thought that "the' people have demanded financial sacrifices of those whom they choose for public office.." Nuts! Did "Ihe- people" really demand that Tra.vler run? How many legislators could no tnally command $1.7,500 a" year outside the Capitol, on the open job market? Some, certainly, but hardly every Capitol hack and blunderer who hungrily contemplates getting it. Sevenlen years ago The News supported a constitutional amendment to allow legislators to set their own salaries. It passed, and was carried over into the 1963 Constitution. This cynical product of old idealism has now passed the Mouse. Perhaps the Senate, which is reputed still to harbor a measure of prudence, integrity and plain common sense, will restore Some sanity to this session. Education Corps Next in Order? We have a Peace Corps abroad to briny; modern skills to backward nations and a job Corps at home to aid youth in finding useful work. Whnt we need now is a "Minerva Corps" to bring knowledge to the underdeveloped world. The advice comes from Dr. Henry Steelc Commager, philosopher-historian of Amhcrst College. Speaking before the annual conference of the National Committee for Support of the Public Schools in Washington. Commager urged that the United States set up a Marshall Plan for schools in new nations and a "Minerva Corps" to help educate their peoples for orderly evolution. Even though this nation is confronted with educational problems of great magnitude and of the utmost urgency at home, it must help "in One of the great moral and Intellectual crusades of modern history—building up schools and technical institutions and universities for the backward parts of the globe." This must be done, Commager believes, it we are to avoid the disorderly emergence of new nations onto the modern scene and, p<ji- haps most fearsome of all, wars of race against race and of continent against continent. When a photographer charges you $50 a dozen for prints of your picture, how can he expect you to look pleasant? When it's overdrawn, a gal's face isn't her fortune. Girl'watching can be a straln-cvo-strain, that is. Children can Work most of the things around a modern home, including parents. The Spy as Hero-and Leper (Copyright 1969, King Features Syndic***, Int.) By him Cittftnberlain - Unless, like Nathan Hale, they are safely entombed in remote history spies have not ordinarily been singled out by their national employers for patriotic acclaim. Seemingly there lifts been an international agreement that spying shall never be admitted—and when a spy loses "cover," through detection or by tailing out of the air like Francis Gary Powers, It has usually been a source of embarrassment to his superiors back home. Ouriouslv enough, however, both the United States and the Soviet Union have begun in retftnt months to revei'&e an age-old policy in this business of honoring specific spies by 'name. In May of this year information was permitted to slip Out that Francis Powers had Men awarded a "secret medal" by the Central Intelligence Agency, presumably because of his prowess as a U2 pilot. And the Russians, last February, publicly proclaimed that a Cblonel Lev LefimOVich Manevich had been rewarded posthumously with the rank of hero of the Soviet Union for valor and courage displayed in the performance of "special assign* ments before World War II and during the Struggle against fascism." Just what this Official glorification of the Spy may mean is a little mysterious, unless one is to presume that the two big Cold War powers have suddenly decided that careers in espionage must be made sufficiently attractive to bring in the best recruits. In the IT.S» the device of a "secret medal" has to be used, but in Russia, where artists are 'controlled, the spy has become the newest officially blessed hero of fiction. When General Charles Willouahby, MacArthur's G2 in Tokyo, wrote a book about the Soviet spy ring operated by Richard Sorge In Japan, he thought he was exposing something the Russians wanted to hide. But in duf cburse Sprge got his posthumous citation frdfti the Kremlin—and he now turns up as 0tt hero of a fictionized biography that Clarifies the spy's calling. H* has also had a Jlfdscow street named after him. Curiously, the spy in Russia has become "good guy" in works' that turn Stalin and top military leaders into "bad guys." Ar- jy G; Gaev, ft scholarly student of contem- ^tgaty. Soviet literature, points to three sep- •rutt Hussiaa novels in which the secret agent /, , .,..,,.. is depicted as a person who sought in vain to warn Stttlin against impending danger. The novels are "The Last Two Weeks," by Alexan* tier Rosen, "June 1941," by Grigory Baklanov, and "Not Born As Soldiers," by K. Simonov. Because of the unusual position of honor which is accorded to its spies by Soviet Russia, the lurid record that is unfolded by Pierre J. Huss and George Carpozi, Jr., in their fa.v cinating book, "Red Spies in the U.N.," will hardly become a matter of the past tense insofar as the generic nature of Its subject is concerned. The Russians, of course, can't admit openly to using the UN as a diplomatic shield for concentraded spy activity in the United States. But people like Valentfiv- Gubitchev. who used his diplomatic immunity to steal Department Of Justice secrets with the help of Brooklyn-born Judith Coplon, or Boris Fedorovich Gladkov. who worked out of the Soviet mission to the UN to wangle turbine secrets from American industrialists, are, as the authors of "Red Spies in the U.N," put it "here to stay." And, when it is safe to write about them in Russia, they will probably show up as heroes in Soviet fiction. There is no point in crying about the tact that spies are suddenly "in" as contemporary heroes. We live in that kind of an age. But Pierre Huss and George CarpOzi, with their absorbing true-story episodes in which the Soviets and their Cuban buddies have attempted to use the UN in New York as "cover" for the type of work that might kill von or me on a busy Manhattan street or in a North Jersey oil plant (see the chapter called "The FBI nails the Cuban Saboteurs"), have indicted the one thing that we might do to negate the Soviet spy plots. When yon meet a Russian or a Cuban or a satellite "diplomat," tell him all about Yogi Berra. He seems to fascinate spies. Spies masquerading as diplomats m«y be the newest fictional hero rage in Russia, but they should be treated as lepers here. How hard a man says he works depends on whether he's talking to the boss or to his friends. Utopia is where politicians' performances fulfill their promises. Come Early This Year Today in National Affairs By DAVID LAWRENCE i Cd. Nor is the right to Study WASHINGTON — is the su-'any particular subject or any pi-erne court of the United states i foreign language. Yet the first getting ready to ban as uncon-' amcndm en stitutional the laws in 19 states ^fl 01 , e which forbid interracial mar-1™ 8 " 18 ' I'iagfis? Many lawyers think this, s inevitable now in view of the' « also may turn out that state decision rendered this Week by' laws 'allowing divorce only on he high court declaring that' certain specific grounds may in * ft * marriage comes under the constitutional "right of privacy" and "freedom of association." For, while the Supreme Court this week declared invalid, those state l&ws which forbid methods of birth control, the language of the Various opinions handed down indicates clearly that the court believes state laws cannot interfere with marital rela- lonshlpE even when there is a question of racial intermarriage nvolvfd. It may be that the court's lew ruling will even affect divorce laws. For if the Supreme iQUrt holds that the marital relationship is entirely a private affair, f-here logically cannot be any interference with the right of individuals to choose their mates or to discard them at .will. , & & & Again and again in the decision just handed down concerning methods of birth control, the Supreme Court reaffirmed principles it has expressed in previous nases. It emphasized, for instance, that the court has protected "freedom to associate and p'-ivacy in one's association" and that, in a case decided in 1923, the court has said that the fourteenth amendment to the constitution gives the individual "not merely freedom from bodily restraint, but also (for example) the right ... to marry, establish a home and bring up children." This would seem to support the prediction that, when cases come up to it for consideration soon, the court is likely to invalidate any restrictions which are based on an attempt to prevent interracial marriages. It is significant, too, that the Supreme Court referred to its own decision ir the famous Ore* gon case when it invalidated a law that had forbidden parents to send their children to parochial schools. The court in that be ruled invalid. For, while in some states desertion or "mental cruelty" or other causes are specifically mention* ed, there are very few states which grant the right to be divorced, for instance, on the ground of mere incompatability of the husband or the wife. This week's Supreme Court decision broadly asserts that the states do not have any fundamental right to Interfere with the marriage relationship. From this it will sooner or later be inferred that the states have no right to stipulate the grounds for a divorce or to refuse to recognize certain divorces granted outside their boundaries. Nearly all of the four opinions concurring as a majority in the ruling on the birth-control case and also that of the dissenting justices stress the point that the marriage relationship is a private affair. "Marriage," says the supreme Court, "is a coming together for better or for worse, hopefully enduring, and intimate to the degree of toeing sacred." The court adds that it "promotes & way of life," and reiterates that the whole relationship lies "within the zone of privacy created by several fundamental constitutional guarantees." The National Whirligig t* ItoOMr* ItMNpapM •yndleatei By ANDREW TULLY WASHINGTON It Ift not surprising that President Johnson has endoried his proposal to ban so-called "rlght-to-work" laws with few and faint words. Repeal of Beotion 14 (b) of the Taft-Hartley Act Is not the solution to a national problem for which Big Business and Big Labor share the blame. In his labor message, Johnson went Into considerable detail concerning his other recommendations a boost In t h e money often Is used to he 1 p further the careers of politicians the worker opposes. ft a a VIOLATES RIGHTS — More important, the point can be made—and hereby is is — minimum wage and overt t me pay, and changes in the unemployment insurance program. But he merely asked for repeal of Section u (b) without attempting to justify his request. Nineteen states now ban the closed union shop, in other words, they do not require that a worker join a labor union t n order to hold his job In a plant where the union is operating. But It is a misnomer to call this legislation a "righuo- work" law. In most states, it is used to give Big Bu s 1 n e s s another weapon in its struggle with Big Labor for control of the working man. <r <f ft BOTH SIDES AT FAULT — Complaints pour into the National Labor Relations Board almost daily of intimidation of workers in plants located i n "right-to-work" states. Both the Textile Workers Union and the International B r o t herhood of Electrical Workers hav.e been met with violence and threats- supported by law enforcement agencies — in their attempts to organize workers in Mississippi and the two Carolines. In such states, the law too often camouflages efforts to maintain a cheap labor market. On the other hand, Big Labor's overall record is about as democratic as was that of Czar Nicholas. Scandals involving the misuse of both union monies and union power have rocked the movement. The exposure of rating irregularities brought about the ousting of Jim Carey and Dave McDonald as presidents of the Electrical Workers and 81 e e 1 workers U n i on. A worker either joins the union or loses his job, and his dues Business Mirror case declared that such an act "unreasonably interferes with the liberty of parents and guardians to. direct the upbringing and education of children under their control." The right of parents to educate their children in schools of their o\vn choosing has, moreover, been affirmed in other cases by the Supreme Court, but this is being questioned today in the courts in states where local By SAM DAWSON AP Business News Analyst NEW YORK (AP)—The tumble of stock market averages from their May 14 peak has brought many issues to a level that makes their yields much more attractive to long-term investors. Return on the investment is one reason for buying stocks. Another, and much dearer to most active traders, is the chance of capital gains from rising prices. On the first score the market looks better today to the long- term Investor, He was beginning to worry because at the peak prices the yields looked small. Corporate profits were rising but stock prices outstripped them. On. the second score, the sharp drop in stock prices Tuesday could make some issues look like bargains. But it wiped out a lot of paper profits for those who had bought with hopes that prices would keep climbing. And these disappointed ones are the loudest grumblers at the market's performance in most Of the last four weeks. the yield is what you get, or have a right to expect, in dividends in ratio to the market price you pay for a stock. Ih most instances dividends depend upon past and prospective earnings .Of the individual corporations. So would-be buyers watch closely the ratio of stock prices to current earnings as reportec 01 estimated. And that ratio is now much more attractive to investors than it Was at times when was sending ular Dow-Jones industrial Index. A year ago the index stood at 805. Per share earnings of the 30 stocks came to $42.60. The price Index thus was 18 9 times earnings. The index reached its peak of 039.62 May 14. Tuesdays break brought it down to 889.05 a 5 38 per cent drop. But estimated per share earnings of the 30 stocks is now $48,78, So Tuesday the industrial price average is 18.2 times earnings. The stock market always has two kinds of buyers and sellers. The quiet and least*notlced one is the investor who expects a reasonable yield on the stock he buys (or is selling because the yield looks poor), He also hopes that prices may rise or at least not drop. But he prizes his dividend checks. * * * The second, the one more likely to affect the sharp day to-day swings of the market, cares only incidentally for the yield or dividends. His eye is on making a killing by buying low and selling high. When he sells it is because he thinks the chances of that have gone glim' mering. The majority of stocks in America are held by the long- term investors And to them yield is important. The smai percentage of outstanding stocks that are traded day by day and change hands many times each year set the current price trends. F or ah example take the 30 in- authorities are undertaking to dustrial stocks used in the pop TtOl 1 r\»ji*ja«fe! * Vihf f-tiAir *•!*-. •**,». 4. r r tell parents that they do not have the right to choose the public schools which their children may attend and they cannot enroll them even Ironwood Daily Globe ' schools in their own neighbor- > ".^stf. **":•. Ir ,° nnw ? 0 °, d o if tho It the it - n - tl ^ ... Established Nov 20. 1919. . umiwum decide Otner- News-Record acquired April 16 1B2I Wise. This means that, if par- "•°nwo«l Times acquired May 33, ents think a school in a distant second «ia*. postage pa i<i •« Ir *» neighborhood Is infested with crime or is attended by children who frequently cause dlsturb- the « w.u .. *u AP MEMBER or THE ASSOClAtEfe fKESS in rlio nlaoctvwM-n +u« rhe Associated Press U entitled *K in me CiasstOOin, the cli»lv*l,v to Ihe use for republcatldt) same Barents cannot CxerclBfe M *.'! th * '* cal news prmtw in IM» their right to insist that their SStetSlf"' children be enrolled at the „ school in the neighborhood in Hu"?uheY. ^ ^ , _.. which they actually reside. The' Press Association, inland o»ny major'ty opinion or the Supreme " " COUrt this week Said: "The association of people is not mentioned ih, the Constitution nor in the Bill of Rights. The right to educate a child in of Circulations. Subscription rdtes: By malt wlthlll • ualtis of 60 miles—per year, 10; ifac months, $5; three months, til Me month, $1 .SO. No mall subscription* loid to towns and location* Where cafrltr - - F -. —.-^—«-.-—it <5f>hrnl nf trip narontc" />v>mna servlco Is maintained, Blse»hefe-»ptr hcnopi or me parents choice year. sis-, one month, si so AII BI«I —Whether public or private of subsefiptians payable in advance. * parochlal-^is also not mention-1 &?."»«,?" " """ llc ' i By RAY CROMLEY WASHINGTON (NBA)—If Han- ii'S fteds are following Mao Tse-tung military theory, the big Viet Cong offensive now in he news doesn't aim at taking erritory, strategic points or even at defeating government armies. It aims at killing men, not at killing a lot of men in a lot of units, but at wiping out all of- Icers and men In certain crack units. It alms at killing these men in horrible and dramatc ways or in maiming them after death (as by slitting abdomens) An official cable from Saigon reports that in recent bottles ih Quang Ngai Province "two Vietnamese government (crack Ranger) battalions were completely decimated (sic). Only 65 men were left alive from one unit. There were 115 casualties out of 300 men and in the second unit." The Reds are shooting wounded prisoners at point-blank range. They're leaving bodies horribly mutilated. •t* •& * Timely Quotes it is the only contact that functions even when political relations are bad. —George Szell, conductor of the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra on the Soviet-American cultural exchange program. The time will undoubtedly come in the not tb6 distant future when the inflated costs ol medical and hospital care will arouse sufficient public reaction to result in government action. ^-Dr. George Baehr, chairman of the Public Health Council of the state of New York. A Daily Thought But Peter 4*4 the apostle* an Iwered, "W* must obey God rather thin m«n,"—Acti 5:29. My concern is not whethe God IP on our side; my grea concern ii to be on God's side —Abraham Lincoln, Civil w» president. Liquid gas for rural use is ay-product of petroleum. that the closed shop Infringes on the American's civil rights. By constitutional fiat, the citizen has the same right to a job that he has to the vote. When his government says he has to join a union to keep that job, it is thumbing its nose at liberty. No citizen should be compelled to fork over part of his earnings to an organization he doesn't want to join — whether it's a labor union or a call of the Young Republicans. Johnson is wrong, and probably knows it, when he calls for legislation which would give Big Labor the right to decide what workers are entitled to jobs in private industry. But labor made a huge contribution to his victory last November, and he has had to make a. gesture toward paying his political debt. * o * MORE POWER TO NLRB — Now that he has made that gesture, however, the more realistic leaders of his o wn party should step in and take charge of any new labor legislation in this session of congress. The solution Is not to Infringe the worker's freedom by repeal of the "right-to-work" laws, but to make sure his freedom is protected under those laws, whose language pays mostly phony homage to man's rights. I do not desire that Congress hand over the country either to Big Business or B i g Labor, but that it protect both the worker and the capitalist from abuse. The solution is simple, which may be w hy neither side embraces it. The NLRB should be given more power to crack down swiftly on cases of exploitation of the worker by both labor and business. If the country can find the means of protecting the Negro from discrimination, it can stand by the worklngman who doesn't want to join a union — or work for coolie wages. The Washington Scene whether this Mao strategy Will work in South Viet Nam. Cer- ainly the first South Vietnamese reaction is different. The Vietnamese are not running rom battle. They're staying, 'ighting and dying. one report from Viet Nam says bodies of 75 Rangers from one crack government unit were 'ound on one slope. They died making repeated charges against Viet Cong entrenched on the crest of a hill. The number of Vietnamese volunteering for military duty is small, but is growing, not declining. Individual desertions :ontlnue high but even the communists claim only a handful of small-unit desertions and these among the local militia. Record of the Past 10 YEARS AGO — Temperatures: High 62, low 47 .... Word has been received in On tonagon that $20,000 has been allocated for dredging and maintenance of .Ontonagon Harbor in the budget for the fiscal year ol 1956 Two iron- For this "meat grinder" operation, Hanoi's Ho Chi Minn has put more northern regular army units into the south than has been reported. Five battalions of North Vietnamese troops may have been in these recenl battles. They are highly efficient soldiers, uniformed and w e 11- armed, with a heavy emphasis on automatic weapons. They are backed up by auxiliary guerrilla units in nearby hamlets. These guerrillas move in and wipe out escaping sur vivors of a massacre. These operations take advan tage of two psychological facts: Vietnamese fear mutilation af ter death, especially dlsembow ellng. complete destruction of elite army units is "convincing emo tlortai evidence" the Reds wil Win and that it's hopeless for an ordinary recruit to fight. If the V.C. succeed in wiping out a chunk of the elite Viet namese units, they'll follow with an all-out nationwide prppagah da drive aimed at breaking the back of Vietnamese resistance This propaganda drive wil aim at Securing massive deser tions from the government's ar mies. (Chiang Kai-shek's forces collapsed In China when Whol<j battalions, divisions and armies went over to the Reds > o a a It will seek to convince the fathers, mothers and youth o 13,000 South Viet Nam hamiets that being drafted for the Sat gon army or fighting the Reds is equivalent to a particular!} horrible (mutilated) type of sui clde. If the Communists can break morale in the government and neutral hamlets, they've wot the war regardless, of the size of the Vietnamese armies, cut off amis Eortu- j It is too early yet to see | gal. wood young men and one from Bessemer have been presented with varsity athletic awards by Michigan Tech, Houghton. They are Rodney Mattson and EdWai Johnson of ironwood and No r man Crockett of Bessemer. Mattson, Johnson were seniors and Crockett a freshman during the recently completed 1954-55 school year. Mattson headed the track team in 1954 and Johnson the rifle team during the past year. Crockett received a track letter for completing ir the 440 yard dash and the broad jump this spring. 20 YEARS AGO — Temperatures: High 75, low 50 .... Reconstruction of the Luby estate building on South S u ffoik street, which suffered an estimated loss of $50,000 by fire in early February, is expected t o begin this week, according to Miss Mabel Luby . . . .Seventy- five scouts and scouters participated this weekend in the first scout Camporee held oh t h e range for many years ., , . . Minerva chapter number 132 ol the Royal Arch Masons, will be hosts to state officials oh their tour Wednesday evening, Royal Arch degree Will be exemplified, admitting three candidates to membership. Cut Off Arms Supplits To Portugal, UN Asks EAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP)=-The 13 nations of the U.N. Special Committee on Colonialism have.drawn up a resolution calling on the North Atlantic Treaty.'organisation to :••'+• »Jt:-i-4.'~ ^ f. 4 A.A...

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