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rout IRONWOOD DAILY GLOBE, IRONWOOD, MICHIGAN WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, 1965. IRONWOOD DAILY GLOBE "Tht Daily 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 1. Noyes, Editor and Publisher, 1927-1964. Mrs. tinwood I. Noyes, President Edwin J. Johnson, Editor and Publisher Pithole Remembered Just 100 years ago tin's summer, an armv of fortune hunters, adventurers, entreprenuers. and madames descended on the borough of Pithole. Pa., a remote valley 100 miles north of Pittsburgh. Earlier in that year of 1865 the promoters of a stock selling scheme had struck oil in the vallev located onlv a short distance from Drake's Well. The Pithole well, moreover. \vas a flowing one arid vielded 250 bar- lels a clav without pumping. Oil then was bringing S6 a barrel—no small sum in 1S65 dollars. Within a few months the butku heat fields had been transformed into a boisterous city of 15.000. Soon the townsite changed hands for • C 2 million. Half-acre oil leases sold for S16.- 500 and seemed worth it. because even the .••prints were flowing oil. Pithole was a complete town, consisting of 57 hotels (some of them more accurately described as "houses"), a dailv newspaper, water svstem, two churches, several hanks, twice daily railroad service, and a busy post office. But the bubble soon burst. The oil stopped flowing and by 1867 the town was dying. Pit- liole today by some miracle of nature has been restored nearlv to its natural state. Onlv an occasional cellar hole and die historical markers give evidence that man once stripped the hills to erect a town of mud streets and raw wood. Deer graze in the peaceful fields, tall pines whisper in the breeze, and pheasants whir from the thick ground cover. The visitor is reminded of the lines from Carl Sandburg's The Grass: "Shovel them under and let me work—I am the grass; I cover all." Do Weil; But Not Too Well Here's an encouraging word for those who don't like to work hard. (There arc some like (hat. thev sav.) A career specialist says that go-getters who knock themselves out so the boss will promote them actually mav be going nowhere. For one tiling, they may do the job at hand so well they become indispensable and can't be spared for a better job. For another thing, it's possible for an eager beaver to be a whi/. at what he's doing now and still not have what it takes to handle something higher up. The expert who pointed out these things wasn't suggesting that aspiring young men goof off. But he did advise Young Men On the Way Up to train a subordinate" who would be able to take over if the Y.M. ON T.W.U. did get the nod. Here's another word of advice to all young men—and young ladies, too: A lot of successful business executives have found that a pretty good way to get ahead is to do your level best at whatever you're do - ing and let nature take its course. It seems to work out amazingly Patent(ly) New Idea Football in August When summer comes, can football be fat- behind? The answer, of course, is "no" and proof is the \ll-Star football game at Soldiers Field in Chicago, Friday. Aug 6. Nothing testifies more to football's enormous appeal than the fact that 73.000 fans are expected to watch the college class of 1964 try to whip the champion Cleveland Browns of the National Football League. Most of the All-Star games turn into routs in which the old pros eat the rookies alive. But it is all in a good cause—the Chicago Tribune Charities, Inc — and the new graduates usually manage to keep things interesting. Otto Graham, in his eighth term as All-Star coach, has an unusually fine crop of talent for this go-round. His major problem is to pick a starting quarterback from among four eligibles: John Huarte of Notre Dame. Craig Morton of California. Roger Staubach of Navy, and Bob Timberlakc of Michigan. Among the fine receivers arc Jack Snow of Notre Dame and Olympic gold medal sprinter Bob Hayes of Florida A&M. To purists, football in early August may seem ridiculous. But the professional football enthusiast is not easily sated, and the seasons keep getting longer. If pre-season ticket sales are an indication, the supply of gridiron violence still has not caught up with demand. On April 10, 1790, President George Washington signed this country's first patent act. Although the patent system launched by that pen stroke was not the first in the world, it has undoubtedly been the most productive. That was 175 years ago. It is time now, says an official of the Department of Commerce, for an international patent system, and the United States must take the lead in establishing it. According to Dr. William W. Eaton, deputy assistant secretary for science and technology, such a system will be "one of the most necessary things in the world of tomorrow"— a world that will be even more scientifically interdependent than it is today. But today, an inventor or innovator is forced to take out a separate pa'ent in most foreign countries, or else run the risk of having his ideas pirated by someone else. It is the man v ho builds a better mousetrap who must beat d path to the world, not the other way around, An international patent union would eliminate this problem, for one patent could cover all member countries We Just Dare You According to word from Europe, the latest rage there is handbags for men, One such item is a black leather bag which dangles by a strap from the wrist. The reason, of course, fs that those awfully hulgy wallets and billfolds and other terribly male things that men stuff into their trouser and jacket pockets are simply devastating to the proper drape of their suits. We don't know who is going to be the first man to introduce the new fashion over here, but we have an idea that any bag hanging at his wrist may have to be used to protect more than the lines of his suit. The Weepiness of W. Willard Wirtz (Copyrleht 19SS. King Feature! Syndicate, Inc.I By /o/m Chamberlain We live in a humanitarian country in a humanitarian age. It's a lot better than living in the days of Ivan the Terrible or even Louis the Fourteenth. But there is such a thing as crying too much for poor, buffeted humanity, and the people with good hearts may end by enslaving us all. The height of something-or-other in dangerous iveepiness was reached the other day by Secretary of Labor W. YVillard Wirtz in a speech before the annual convention of the Communications Workers of America in Kansas City. It must be quoted in extension to be fully appreciated. Said Mr. Wirtz: "Don't let this country get comfortable about a 4.6 per cent unemployment . . . there is onlv one answer as far as employment opportunities are concerned, and that is that every person in this country who is capable of doing a job is entitled to an opportunity to do that job." So far, so good. Nobody will quarrel with Mr. Wirtz for his desire to match ability with opportunity. Mis own Department of Labor might refer Secretary Wirtz's words to the AFL-CIO. which has opposed a government appropriation to finance a major study of job vacancies in the United States. The AFL-CIO has taken the incredible position that if the government were to make a serious study of job opportunities in America it would be used by conservatives to argue against federal action to reduce unemployment. Unfortunately, Secretary Wirtz didn't slop with his statement about job opportunities. He went on to tell a little story about what happened to him on a plane to Chicago. "I was impressed," he said, "with the fact that when the stewardess read the canned speech . . . about how glad they are to have you . . . that she had read that script, for the first time that I had heard in a long time, as though she really meant it and was glad we were on board. "She looked down," so the Secretary continued, "and smiled a little wistfully, and said, Tes, you know'—and she hesitated a little— 'four months ago I finished three years of training at the Cod man Theatre in Chicago.' "I looked at her, and she touched the wings oi the cap. 'Yes,' she said, 'I know what you are thinking. I couldn't find the kind of thing I wanted to do so now I am an airline stewardess.' "You know, in our statistics she is employed. 1 am not sure whether she is oi not ... I am not sure that we are correct in counting a person employed when that person happens to be filling one of the jobs which is available, but when that person is not doing what he., or she is capable of doing." Well, who is to judge whether every personable air line stewardess with a good voice should go to Hollywood or Broadway? Some qualifying board in Washington? My friend Eliot Janeway used to say that he was a "disappointed John McGraw." He wanted to manage the New Yorgk Giants, but he wound up as the proprietor of a financial sen-ice. For all Willard Wirtz knows, the Giants may have lost a great manager simply because nobody would listen to Mr. Janeway's wish. Aubrey Williams, who used to work lor Harry Hopkins in the old WPA days, told of listening to a young man in Montana who said, passionately, that he wanted to be a doctor. "Whv shouldn't he be a doctor?" So Aubrey Williams asked dramatically in my presence. I could only say that lots of under-privileged boys have become doctors by workin« their way through college and qualifying for the chance. Willard Wirtz wants to take the marketplace competition out of life. It's a nice thought. But il he is going to provide jobs for all the reasonably able young girls who want to be actresses, and for all the boys who want to manage a team like the New'York Giants, he will have to build an engine of compulsion the like of which would have made Joe Stalin proclaim himself the veriest amateur in the use of force. Actresses and baseball managers need audiences and in Mr. Wirtz's ideal world you'll be seeing a ball game every day and a drama every night whether you want to or not. As they say. "Comes the revolution, comrades, \ou'll eat strawberries and like it." I See You Going On a Long Journey, Maybe 10 Years" The National Whirligig (R«t«»wl by MeClur* Newspaper Syndicate) By ANDREW TULLY NEW YORK Two years from new, give or take a strike or two, the firsi Americans will start getting something from the atomic age besides nightmares. That something will be fresh water from the sea. produced by the nation's first commercial atomic-powered desaliniza t, i on plant The $4.7 million complex will be built by the State o f New /ork with some $1 million in Federal iunds near the Long Island town of Riverhead. Initially, the plant will produce a million gallons of water it clay, enough for the needs of about. (i.OOO persons. It also will | generate 2,500 kilowatts of elcc- jlrieitv y day and an assortment or uranium, plutonium and co- ibalt rarlioisotopes. If necessary, • the water output c;m be e x - panderl five million gallons a day by reducing electric pow-1 struction program through 1972, cr production. 6 6 Cr ; WILL PAY FOR SELF — The i fresh water will be produced by I the flash evaporation syst e m, | a form of distillation in which I sea water is vaporized by heat- i ing and the pure vapor then | reconverted by condensa t i o n . i The water will be purchased • by llv.' Riverhead Water D i s - trict and the electric power by the Lone Island Lighting Co., and it i.« hoped that this i n - and a $29 million appropriation for fiscal 1966. 6 it ft CUTTING COSTS — The cold statistics are the payoff. In 1952, the cost of desalting sea water was SS per 1,000 gallons. B y last year, the cost had been cut to SI, and now the Long Island project puts the prog ram on a commercial basis. M e a n while. Johnson has gone ahead with another Federal project in Southern California which i s expected to produce 20-c en t, come, plus revenue from the j sale of Isotopes, will fina nee! water by 1975. •'construction and operating costs New York's water shortage Is 'of the plant. so acute these days that you —ROSS LEWIS, MILWAUKEE JOURNAL Today in World Affairs By DAVID LAWRENCE i But who sent technicians and WASHINGTON — The presi- i supplies recently to build dent has spoken, the newspa-' missile bases in North V i e t- : Merely building the plant is a | milestone in man's progress, of I course, but there is a dollars- i and-cents significance to other areas plagued by water short- nam. as American airmen have ages. The Long Island plant will been cautioned to limit their produce water at a cost to the bombing attacks instead of waging all-out war against the ene- Ions. my bases and supply lines. So the world may be facing: town of 35 cents per 1,000 gala rate comparable to that don't get a glass of water in ;i restaurant unless you ask for it. This is shameful in a nation which \f spending billions to put nuclear power to military uses, and it i 1 -' nice to recall that John Kennedy started thinking about it almost as soon as he moved into the White House. the i an °t ner defeat for the princip 1 e 'of united action against comnu.- 1 nist imperialism. The impression given by the Johnson administration Business Mirror i meaning ma.\ -is that a decision made to uct out of some way. but not a victorious has the by onclu- By SAM DAWSON | woe throughout the world that AP Business News Analyst • contributed in large measure to NEW YORK (APt — Britain's the depths to which the Amcri- struggle sterling- pers on both sides of the ironi nam ? Obviously it was the Rus- curtain have spoken, and the^ sians - The plain truth is that critics inside the Unitd states I R ed China and the Soviet Union, .. have had their say, too. But the j today are engaged in a warr londl crucial answer to what 1 i e s against the United States, just! ahead in Southeast Asia is still i as Moscow and Peiping made) unrevealed oy Peiping or Mos- ;w ar against the United Nations! .... cow. i in Korea in 1950—the Soviets D yR gming The communists have used 1 furnishing munitions and sup-j slorh the last few clays to analyze Mr i Plies, as the Russian delegate toi Another statelmate. therefore, Johnson's remarks at liis July! the U. N. openly boasted, and • is in prospect. For. while profe,,- 28 news conference and doubt- 1 tn e Red Chinese by sending their i sin S no willingness to retreat. less have come to some conclu-!big armies across the Yalu Riv-| the administration has adopted sion. It can only be guess edier to kill tens of thousands of! a standstill strategy. Will the what they have decided but it I American boys. ' enemy now misconstrue this as would not be surprising if they I ^ * * : weakness, and will this nccessi- cial affairs. Trouble in London's became convinced that, despite! The United Nations responded; tate in the long run bigger and Threadneedle Street can affect moment looks strong enouch 10 all the brave words, the Amen-! to diplomatic pressure f r o m,b i g g e r military com m 11 - Wall Street-and Main Street. take care of the nrinv domestic can government doesn't really! Great Britain and France and| ments anyway and greater sac-. The pound no longer has the pr0 blems and even tlie stenned mean to fight to the bitter end i refrained from bombing the sup- i nfices by American t r o o p s? •. importance it boasted back in UD vie , Nam w .' r Bllf Rri f 9in j :_ j i_,__ ,_•_. _ Y-»IIT li»^r,r, n^*.,-,r.r, +v,rt "V r, \ ,. n ,* 4- u ~ ' Ppl m n O" 'A n C\ MnKPnU' n I n T~l P knriW fi-,^ fl n ,,»; r ^u;» n . 1 rtrm,. T*~ i l nmn ,?<n. uui. j-tiitnui, Europe, to bolster the pound can economy sank in the Great , ., , . Depression, -one of the few remain-; lf the pound islV , tha , impor . ing status symbols of the once, tant today, the state of the Brit- proud British Empire—is more j sn economy and the health of closely tied to the future of the the European Common Market American dollar than you might are still matters of concern to think. u.S. business as well as to U.S. For the dollar and the pound monetary authorities, are still linked in world finan- * o * The American economv at the flTlfl nnw a way to extricate itself from a frustrating situation. For, while President John son talked eloquently about Am e r i- ca's unwillingness to surrender or appease, his speech reflects a discomfiture over the de- i mands of many Americans, in-! side and outside of politics, who \ feel the United States govern-i ment should get out of Vietnam | as gracefully as possible ply lines across the Yalu as the 'Peiping and Moscow alone know, the flourishing 1920s. Its col- a , rt n ". ts ', ^ nv^eo ,»„„*-« « „ .. * , i the answpr Red Chinese invaded S o u t n the answer. Korea. Today it looks as if the; ('Copyright, 1965. New Y o r k up a chain reaction of business same thing is developing in Viet-; Herald Tribune Inc.) lapse a t the start of the 1930s set nave been breedin some tm»l The Washington Scene i for example, that matter how prolonged the peace I'.y RAY CROMLEY WASHINGTON — (NEA) — no i President Johnson's decision to i no longer be exempted, double the draft means that if' or part Record of the Past 10 YEARS AGO — Temperatures: High 86. low 73. . . .Ro- ble spots that could cause business setbacks there—and in time here. And both Britain and the Common Market tend to blame the United States for some of their present and potential difficulties. In this country there is debate conferences may be. you are 19 or 20 years old your '' / , ,. i chances of being called up this !,..,,„ .,.,:.. America consented, as did the , year arp some what greater than ' lose theu United Nations to join in just; in the past few montns . Qlinn an lincnri t:f antm'i; orirlir-irr r\f ^, , Exactly how far the Selective Service will reach down depends to a considerable degree on conditions in each draft area. such an unsatisfactory ending of the Korean War. To this day nothing has been settled and land Van Slyke has assumed his over whether the economy is of its pail-time students would duties as the new principal of slowing down, or is about to. In the J. E. Murphy High School most of Europe the rate of at Hurley. Van Slyke, who was'growth is definitely smaller this engaged by the Hurley Joint year than last, and well below School District Board of Educa- the rate in the United States, tion in June to succeed H. F. This slowdown follows years of Connors as principal of the high unusual growth in Western Eu- school, took over the position rope, with the rate notably high- "non-es- study could dcrferment rig h t, s would, of course, vary from community to community In the same wav, local boards will probably make it more clif- Monc 'ay- He has had 23 years er than in the United States. istence to replace the armistice agreement. Is the United States ment gteting ready to again? If so, all the fine talk about a refusal to surrender will go for naught. The enemy knows that the American people are in the midst of a business boom, in many <perhaps in most.) cases : on the discretion of the local do this' draft hoard ' Therefore no hard ficult tor a man to be deterred tant critical occupation-- meaning an essential ocupation in short supply in the area. predictions can be laid down.' These critical skills, lor exam- The men who do the planning i pie, could be scientists at Cape here in Washington believe that' " in the foreseeable future the draft will be limited to sing 1 e cal boaids will undoubtedly! of experience in school admin- Britain is especially hard hit istration . . . .The temperature ; now. In 1964 its economy cx- in Ironwood had remained above ' paneled over the previous year the 70 degree mark for 35 con-; by 5.7 per cent. This year the secutive hours at 1 p.m. today. | growth is estimated at 2.5 per Last night's low was 73 degrees cent or so by the First National Kennedy or school teachers in a town snort of schoolmarms. Lo- recorded at 6 and 8 a.m. this morning. men between the ages of 19 to and assumes that the pleasures 0 « o,, ,„ *»,„ ~ f and luxuries of a "great-society- 26 ' as m the past ' The planners aren't aiming at decide that some occupations ! Ironwood city 45 commission yes- are not as critical as they'd been | terday pur chased $38,078.73 assuming. | worth of equipment for the city. tures of government so that a choice has to be made of "guns or butter." A similar illusion in the Democratic countries about "peace at any price" led to World calling up married men. They! Board? will take another look : Tnis equipment is being pur- expect the local boards to begin; at single men who claim defer- chased to replace present city with the oldest single men in the ment because they're supporting ' equipment which has lost i t s a relative. ''"' City Bank of New York. The British industrial lag has failed to meet the demands for goods of the almost wholly employed British population. They have turned to imports to get 1 what they want and have the money to buy. 19 to 26 bracket and work down. In recent past men have usually been called up around 21 or in the latter part of their 20th Thus what is going to happen is a small but appreciable tightening up all around the country. Whlch « » now undertakes. .The Wake- year. Now more 20-year-olds and The Lightening in one town probably some numbers of year-olds will get the nod. •d 6 <r 19- likely '.o be quite different from that in another. Q £ tt War I and then later to World War II. The Red Chinese and the Soviets, although permitting their press to cry out loud 1 y that America is bent on "Aggression," are likely within their private counsels, however to| WJ ?° r" 0 "' 1 De aeterred r ° r i calls which ranged roughly from conclude that Mr. Johns o n's ! sc .,, oolmg - Just how the criteria | 25.000 to a peak of 80.QUO a speech was a turning point in i , wi11 change again depends on the > month. Local draft boards are expect- The President talked of a eel on the whole to be a little I monthly draft of 35,000 men tougher in deciding who will and ; This compares with Korean War who won't be deferred for: calls W hich rnntn field Playground baseball team defeated the Barber-Yale team of Bessemer on the Wakefield athletic field by a score of 6 to 3. Timely Quotes policy, for he spoke of a "meas- local boards. No new instruc- ured" operation. This could be 1 J', 0 "!. 31 ' 6 bein e sent out fl '°m Interpreted to mean lim i t e d Washington. forces which might do nothing! A lacal board might decide decisive to checkmate the grow-1 ing escalation of guerrilla ware-! fare in Vietnam. | & & 6 i The oresidenf in his snpprh !?; v , Globe Pul)lishin K Company, nu E. iUC yiCMUem 111 mi, SpCCCn McLcod Ave.. Ironwood, Michifian made no reference to the Rus-1 Established NOV. 20, 1919. (ironwood Ironwood Daily Globe Draft experts at Select i v e Service and the Pentagon point out, however, that the in i 1 d tightening which they talk about could shift if the present rules don't bring in the men—or if world more than the effort to unite it. —Abba Eban, Deputy Premier of Israel. In the middle of a serious act the President decided on Published evenings, except Sundays! additional sharp increase in IB 1921 23, 1946.) as it ic cairi lio riidn't- i News-Record ncqulred April as, U IS Said, 116 OlCin t i ron wood Times acquired Mav want to hurt their feelings and! -. y even counts on their help behind} wo^'Mich'-fn postage p;ud al Iron the scenes in restraining the Red) ' °" ' i MEMBER OF Till: ASSOCIATED Fit ESS The Associated Is entitled ex- Chinese. The only mention of Red China was in the following; paragraph of Mr. Johnson's ! talk: ' "Some citizens of South Vietnam, at times with understandable grievances, have joined in the attack on their own government. But we must not let this mask the central fact that this is really war. It is guided by North Vietnam and it is spurred by Communist China. Its goal is to conquer the south, to defeat American power, and extend the Asiatic dominion of communism." clusively to the use for re-publication of all the local news printed in this , as weii as aii AP news dis-' there is a further sharp expan- If the local draft boards say the men aren't available under present criteria, then physi c a 1 and n.ental requirements could bo lowered and deferments made even tougher. It's not likely that married men would be touched even, unless, of course, an i of worship it's very upsetting to tne hear about stolen vehicles and traffic accidents. —Member of the congregation patches. Member of American Newspaper Publishers Association, Inland Daily Press Association Bureau of Advertising. Michigan Press Association, Audit Bureau of Circulations. Subscription rates: By mall within a radius of BO miles—per year. $12.00; six months, $7 00; three months, $4.01); one month $1.50. No mail subscriptions sold to towns and locations, where carrier service is maintained. Elsewher of a Petersfield, church where the electric organ kept booming out emergency calls for police cars, fire engines and ambulances. A Daily Thought sion oi the war, or so experts here reason. Officials here are optmist i c . They believe the mild tighenings rs r^rd^S!^ **•> «* «* «^ *« ™ I said to myself, "I have acquired great wisdom, surpassing all who were over Jerusalem be- announced by President J o h n- son. per tOl thr< year, S2I 00; si> months. Sll.OO; i c months. S5.75; one month, S2.00 ''SOllie tWO advdnce, by the week, 40 cent*'. great experience of wisdom an knowledge."—Eccl. 1:16. I find the great thing in this Tne u - S - Mint wil1 produce < world is not so much where we billion nickels t h i s stand as in what direction we to alleviate the com short-, are moving. - Oliver Wendell i, ;1 B e - j liOlmCS, American author. NEWSPAPERS SHLTHEMOST! charge^ by most U.S. cities, although in some sections f r e s h water is available for as little as 6 cents p er 1,000 gallons. I n other words, the plant will be a practical, businesslike operation. ft it 6 JFK TRIUMPH — It is also a posthumous triumph for President John F. Kennedy. A f tcr Harry Truman set up the Federal government's desaliniza - tion program in 1952, it was a stepchild of the Eisenhower Administration, with an avera g e annual appropriation less than that of the Washington Zoo. But Kennedy pressed Congress to okay a $75 million appropriation for a six-year period, and that got the program off the ground. President Johnson, a practical man, took up where Ken- f ncdy iuis left off. He pushed a $275 million research and con- I And that's where the pound efficiency through general deter- sterlinB is in trouble ' The exccss ioration and to handle the In- of imports over exports has put a strain on the pound. To pay for these imports, Britain finds other currencies are in demand, and the pound isn't. Last fall the United States had to go to the aid of the pound. With other nations it furnished a fund the Bank of England could draw upon to defend the value of the pound against speculators who were dumping their holdings because they thought the Nothing has divided the Arab j pounct would have to be devalued. Again the British government is seeking to curb imports, boost exports, and ward off speculators as the pound weakens. If Britain's efforts don't succeed, the United States may have to help again. With its hands full in Viet Nam and at home, the United States doesn't relish prospects of increasing economic problems across the Atlantic. 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