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PAGE FOUR THE PHAROS-TRIBtlNE and LOGANSPOBT PRESS, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31,196L ;Editorial.... Happy New Year The-Pharos-Tribune and'Press' wishes one and all a very happy and prosperous New Year. We sincerely hope that "1962 will'be a year, of promise, of encouragement, of well-being, and that each, one will have a year of good health. Hail And Farewell It is' not too hard "to bid farewell -to the year 1961. Thankfui as we must be that 1 it sawno outbreak of nuclear war, we, cannot overlook the blows it dealt to the security of-pur nation by\ the setbacks to peace in Laos, in Vietnam, in In-:" • dia, in the Congd" in Indonesia, in-'Quba and in Berlin. " . ' Nor can we be smug about pur own economic recovery, the fast pace of, our growth and of individual income, for we are- yet to solve the problem of unemployment which leaves one in fifteen persons, willing and able to work, out of a job; nor the problem of labor relations, which sees labor leaders determined to seek a shorter work week—one union seriously authorized a strike if it does not win a 20-hour week—when the .nation needs their .productive abilities; nor the problem of the farm surplus, which takes more of the taxpayers' levies to support .fewer and fewer but more efficient mechanized farmers. The best we can say for ,196! is that we got through it without serious harm." It is human nature to be optimistic about the unknown and so we hail 19.62 with-'bpen arms. There is so much we wish for this coming year. If we had one wish and only one, it would be that. Americans grow up and realize that we are losing our freedom when we do not recognize communism for the arch enemy of our way of life and when we do not devote'all our talents to its defeat before it overwhelms us. The Defense Department's sad conclusion, that citizen-soldiers are not conditioned to prevent fighting, applies to all of us. In the new year of 1962, may.we learn that the way to win today's kind of war. is to' go on the offensive. We must win battles for freedom if we are to inspire confidence in our leadership and start a trend back to sanity and justice. Resolutions Of Yesteryear Is there any significance in the fact that people no. longer make New Year's resolutions with the sincerity and determination of yesteryear? The custom has become something of a joke, resolutions are made to be broken or 'for laughs, as the saying is. . It seems to us this is symptomatic of the* times. It is part of the subtle, so-called sophisticated attack on everything that made for the solid, home-centered, happy family life of not so, long ago, that .we no longer put so much store by resolutions and many other things that held Americans to the straight and narrow path of rectitude and made for the full life. True, resolutions were not. always kept even, in the uncomplicated times. But they were made •with every intention of keeping them. And a determined, earnest effort was made to that end. .We need that kind of resolve today, as individuals, as a people and as a nation. It is one old American trait that can lift an intimidated world out of danger today, as it built a bright new world for our forefathers out of a wilderness yesterday. Questions And Ai.:zvers Q—Why was the country of . Yugoslavia so named? A—Yug is "south" in the Slavic language, so Yugoslavia simply means Land of the South Slavs, Q — Which is the oldest university in the New World? A—The University of Santo Do. mingo, the Dominican Republic, chartered in 1538. ° * * Q—Are lizards poisonous in general? A—Only two: the beaded lizard and the gila monster. Both in North America. CARNIVAL •U GEORGE £. SOKOLSKY AUTOMAMpN : We give a thing a name and suddenly ,we;have something altogether new. Automation is as old as .man. Whoever invented the wheel; whoever learned how to make a fire out of sparks; whoever made animals domestic;--the inventor of. the needle'.and his successor, ( ihe inventor of. the sewing machine—all these and millions of others .were,-among the leaders of-automation. The Old Testament, which is an excellent . compilation o£ folklore, tells us: "ADAH BORE JABAL; he was the father of such as dwell m tents andj-hayie cattle^-'And his brother's name was Jubal; he was the .father "of a]fsuch..:as:J]andle the.harp and pipe. Apciaiiah', she also bore Tubal-Cafiri,''the forger of every cutting instrument of brass and -iron. . ." Without the wheel,nothing of our present civilization would' have been possible. But we do not know who invented the wheel or how it came into existence. It is guessed that the wheel might have been invented in, the Nile valley ~or in the valleys of the Tigris and Euphrates, but how did the wheel come to China? : Perhaps the second .most sighit. icant stage of automation in the civilization of man is what we call the industrial revolution. The central point of. this is the understanding" of the use of: steam. THE INDUSTRIAL revolution harnessed steam and changed the processes of manufacture and created our modern methods of production and distribution. Steam is nothing more than gas produced by water when it is boiled. The problem was how to prevent steam from flowing away or exploding. Many men worked at steam but it was James Watt (1736J819) who, watching a tea-kettle, thought of how steam could push something up. Thus, steam was harnessed as an instrument of mobility and an entire new phase of automation developed which changed not only social, but economic and political c o n d i tions throughout the world. The story of steam and its various applications to production lots c/. Luck" ANGELO PAIR I New Year Offers One Chance More DREW PEARSON then- guests." . Major Steir was asked whether the following Army band engagements were covered by this cate- WASHINGTON. — There's long gory: been a controversy inside the The string trio that played for armed forces over whether the two hours for the Inspector Gen- military bands should play for din- eral wives luncheon at Fort Meners, dances and debutante par- Nair Officers Club on Nov. 16; ties for military wives and other The 27-man chorus that sang a social functions. The controversy 30-minute Christmas program for at times has been almost as heat- the Army daughters at the Army- rv f Many times during a lifetime we ed as the arguments over the Re- Navy Town Club Dec. 4; and transportation is fascinating wish we could have another chance serves, the National Guard, and ^ fiyg.-,^ dance combo that But from the standpoint of this at a job we fumbled. We know the Army-Navy football game. played for one hour for the War article, it is important to point where we made the mistake and. At first, forthright Secretary of college Women's Club luncheon at out that although it was at first if we could just have one more Defense Robert McNamara tried Fort jj c Nair Officers Club on Dec. assumed that the application of try at it, we could straighten it to clamp down on military music fi . steam would deprive men of jobs, out. We could avoid messing the for social functions. His advisers '^g 32 . man cnorus that' sang a actually the number of jobs in- job, could use the correct word in argued that if you hire the piper half-hour program for the Fort creased, new industries came into telling our story, we could soothe you should pay for him. Mver ^omen's ci UD at Patton existence and human beings en- the. angered friend ... if only we But during the recent Christmas Ha , ; Fort jjy^ g ec 7; joyed greater leisure. could have just one chance more, season, the wives of the Army The 26-man chorus that sang a This did not all happen at once. The Providence that plans our brass appear to have won out. half-hour program for the Offi- There were periods of adjustment ways must have foreseen that The Secretary of Defense, busy cers > ^' lves Q u ij Christmas pro- and change, during which the shift with the day succeeded by night, with budget headaches, appears ^, sm a j yj nt gjjj yznns Officers from - manual labor to machine the year into seasons and time to have retreated. QJ U |J ^ j^ ^ labor increased poverty, but if we measured in tsrms of years by the When-the Defense Department's Major ~steir insisted with some judge' the human progress from sun, man got his second chance Office of Special Activities was j^t ^ ^ 0 { ^ alx)ve were the beginning of, the 18th century many times over. Every day is a queried regarding the question of covere d by military authorization, to the year 1961, it must be ad- new beginning, and then comes who was entitled to get free mill-- g ng seeme( j t 0 ^ qujt e familiar mitted that the industrial revolu- the grand chance: a New Year's tary music and who wasn't, Maj. ^^ Tjef ense Order 5410.6 which 'tion 'has been beneficial to man morning. Helen Steir explained: • prohibits armed services musi- from every standpoint. Its princi- Here is a brand new roll of "Officers' wives fit into the cate- c j ans r rom paying a t unofficial pal social manifestation was the days with not a mark on one. gory authorizing service bands to f unc tions—even if so ordered by shift of population from rural to This first one, now, what is to be play at official occasions and free urban with the development of the done with it? The old routine social and entertainment activities large city and all the opportunities again? Peri:,h the thought. All the conducted exclusively for the ben- for cultural development arising old mistakes, all the less than efit of the armed services and therefrom. ' - . good that' we have been experi- \ ~~ ~~ WE NOW FACE another-period encing in our day-by-day career resolution with all possible of automation which will severely is to be overhauled and mended, strength. There are ways to do affect man, altering his social as some of it even thrown out com- this. well as economic institutions. This pletely, so that this New Year Write out the decision to DO Recruiting a i so was the expla- period is the result of the applica- can be lived in a fashion to satis- something instead of deciding na y on f or the 45- man band .that tion of electronics to production fy that inner good soul that one NOT to do it The positive note pi aye( j y,ree hours a t the Wash- and distribution and the reduction really is, but who, just now and is the stronger. Then tell some- j no t aa ..i ee High School football of time and space. This present then, sideslips. From now on he body dose to you, somebody who ° me ^ , 5 _ change is not novel: it is a con- will show-his true face and be will see how you keep this re- "^;^ e y 0 " u ' recruiting at the tinuaution of the industrial revolu- known that way. There is nothing "solve and will do his best to Corcoran Art Gallery for two tion with an expansion of our like a fresh start and this is it! strengthen you in it. Telling your hour ^ ^th the Army 35-man band knowledge of mathematds, as well Being what we are, frail chil- idea to as many as will listen on Nov 17?" Major Steir was ask- as chemistry and physics. One of dren of earth, it is best not to build? a barrier of pride against ^ the most significant manifestations try for too much at once. The failure and that is a wonderful ^j so ^ QV/ ^^ ^ e yj. man of the period-is the transmutation best way is to-pick just one-fault :help. . orchestra, strings, and chorus that of metals. In this period, the out- to cure at a time, to back the Be content to hold on to your , , ^^ aod one .h a if. hours standing figure is Albert Einstein —- —; resolve for this one day without ^civilian ^ at the Fort Mon- whose philosophic conceptions led use ful services. In fact, labor is looking toward tomorrow. We are roe Va officers du (j on rjec. to the explosion of nuclear forms, beginning to ask for a four hour called on to live for just one day 5 . a]so "^ 29 _ man cnorus that changing the nature and .use of day because'the supply of labor at a time. Each day the resolve ' half m hour for u, e j^^. metals and producing new basic i s enormous while the need of holds, adds strength to it; before can Le gion' Middle 'Atlantic Con- chemicals. Einstein and others of human labor grows smaller. This too''many pass, the positive idea fere nce at the Emerson .Hotel in this school opened a new world of rejection of the law of supply and has the upper hand and the trou- Ba itj more ^ rj ec . 8; also the mathematics which not only add- demand will have very serious ble is over, . 30 _ and 50 . man ban d s that played ed to our knowledge and under- political and social consequences The holiday spirit of the New at the National Institutes of Health standing but created the electronic during the next century. He would Year, the thrill of this fresh start on Nov _- 16 ^ Dec _ 14? worl d- . indeed court folly who would at- on life needs a resolve: To spend THE VAST CHANGES that the tempt to prophesy the consequent it as one hopes all those to fol- current form of automation, win es- of this development, but ibis low will be spent. Remember this bring about, cannot.yet be judged can be said: Temporarily it will Day offers a fresh start, another or measured. Politically, it severe- be unpleasant and in some areas chance, and make good on it. ly affects 'all countries because revolutionary. ' (A Bell Syndicate Feature) ' whereas the population, of the — WALTER WINCH ELL ON BROADWAY Celebs About Town: Judy Gar- Marlon Brando and Joanne land and her lovely dghtr wide- Woodward . . . Boston's beautiful eyed at the Noelectrieity display Constance Northridge (a Doris' outside Leone's .. . Greer Gar- ME at-the Copa with a blonde? son and her Texas-mate relishing Your—" A . "Of course I'was the same spot's spaghetti, which playing .poker. Here's the 14 bux 'they'll be wearing * week later I won" . . . "Listen, Baby, when ... Home Run Rajah Maris oWlg- the Boss says sit and drink until ing a. 5th Avenue Santa with an 4 a.m. you sit and drink until ' autograph . , . Movie tough guy 4 a.m. And don't gimme that Richard Widmark giving up his wounded look!" ... "That's not.a hard-to-get cab to a little old nail scratch on my neck. My lady outside the.Plaza Hotel . ... stupid barber was telling me his British star Gladys Cooper, beau- problems again" . . . "I figured tiful'and regal, at La Fontaine I'd catch 20 winks on the office • -.. . .^Playwright Tennessee Wil- couch and before I knew it it's liams scaring the-bejaberz; out 3 in the morning" . . . "Some of. Cavanagh's hatchick by com- schmo at the office must've left ing in with his latest'pet; a fall- those'night club matches-on the . blooded wolf on leash.V:-Champ desk—gee are you suspicious!" • Archig Moore anklihg alorig'B'way". . . "Lipstick? Hah! Can't you in • one of those fire-engine-red tell a red pencil when you see lumber jackets like the rest .of the one?" • . Joe College set... Comic John- —:— ' ny Carson getting chuckles in the stage Enfrance: The Hall. You Decembrrrreezes with a midget Say! When Yves Montand tours thermometer in his overcoat la- he'll feature a jazz group. Their pel- - names are Jim Hall, Ed Hall'arid —— Al Hall. No kin . . . The "Suc- Midtown Vignette: Fannie ceed" producers would be happier Hurst, whose latest book is "God if the cast (except veteran Vallee) Must Be Sad," takes a brisk walk didn't know which celebs were out ' daily in the park—and often .pass- fr ° nt -' Most of ^ youngsters es benches occupied by vagrants freeze up and get the jitters. Such . . . She recognizes many of. them a eowot? . . . Elizabeaut Taylor's "as : revolving 'door cases" -when eye makeup (for the "Cleopatra' she is a spectator in Magistrate Coronation scene) is made of tiny Courts ... The other day Miss particles of glass. Requires 3 hours Hurst occupied a front pew as daily to applyV. . Grace Martin, the unfortunates and ; unemploy- whose beauty decorated the Earl ables got 5 "to 10 days for being Carroll revues, is now ah artist repeaters . .. - One was a name- Gets good fees for her paintings called to the bench for sentence • • • Actress Margia Dean, who dropper at heart ... As he was appears in more movies than most he turned to Fannie and greeted: people (and- isn't famous), will "Hi, Miss Hurst!" have gold plumbing in her new H'wood home . . . Virginia Mar„ , „,.., ... .. , tin, sexy femme fatale in "Suc- Memos ef a Midmghter: Red ^ „ ^ a ^ ^te-m Burtons is shrugging off his man- Chattanooga before she scaled'Mt tal problems with lovely actress T> j Eve Brent . . . Broadway's new- croaawa y- est spectacular will be the ani- ,,,-.,, „• • mated sign at 46th and B'way Manhattan Sideshows: Sign m a Jan. 1st To exploit the film "So- ™ Avenue shoemaker s: You dom & Gomorrah," which isn't ask credit We no give. You mad. due'for a year. The spec cost You ask credit. We give. You no $99,000 ... Add Don't Invitems: P 3 ?- We mad. Better you mad 1 . . . The Negro Santa noelmg m of a Harlem dept store at until satisfied thev were completely justified " Broadway and 127th... The clos- If, however, the Republicans ed night club on upper Broadway ever get control, of the Senate- ™& ^ P° ster over l( * P ad ' which, the Generals, sigh, won't lock: "For Sale. Fallout Shelter, be likely soon-Mrs. Smith would Cheap." ... Sign in a Lex. Ave. probably become chairman of the beauty salon: 'This Is TheJIace Armed Services Committee. She Ponce de Leon Looked For!" would be the first woman in history to so preside. • Capital Chaff Austrian authorities are probing reports that Adolf Eichmann's brother, Otto, is secretly helping Sign on a ad agency exec's desk: "You Can't Fool Me. I'm Too Ignorant!" Broadway Holly: Don't say you weren't warned in advance: March. The ..g 0w ^ j^yfy the 25-man ^^ (,^^5 playing for one hour ^ f tlaer [ ( . an University homecoming. celebration Det 9?"^ was -Recruitng," snapped Majjor 'While you're in the incinerator, dear, will you look for the driver to Junior's missile model? He thinks that might have gone out with all the Christmas wrapping*, tool" . world has increased, the usefulness of man in .production decreases. Labor demands shorter hours and higher wages for less THE SUNDAY PHAROS-TRIBUNE •'anil .LOGANSPORT PRESS Published «acji Sunday by th« Pharos-Tribune and Press,' 517 E. Broadway, kogansport, Indiana. Entered ag second • class mail at the Postofflcs at- Logansport, Indiana, under the act at March 8. 1879. The Pharos-Trlbune-est. 1S4« The Pres3-«st .1321 . .The Sunday Pharo*' - Tribune and Loeansport Press, lOc 'per copy Sunday 1 40e per week by carrier. The Pharos-Tribune, evenings and 1 The Log-an&port -Press, mornings and Sunday 40o per weak by carrier -The Pharos- Tribune, and Logansport PreM 70c per week by carrier. In Logansport. 35c per week outside ot LogaDsport. By mall on rural routes, In Cats, Carroll, Fulton, PulaaM, Miami »nd ,Wnlt» counties, .each paper $12.00 year; out-side Indiana. .J18.00 per year. All mall subscriptions payable In ad-' vance. No .mall subscription! sold wherever carrier nervlc* 1* maintained. - , :'"'.' Inland :• Newipaper Repre»«ntv , •"••- tlYM 1M -".-.,..•- U4 -: National A«T«nl»ln» Repreieatatlvu HUBERT "Remember, we happened to.,be in ; the vicinity of a ',-"••' • • - sonic boom." ':, .."'''•'• -•..' "Write me a letter," commanded Major- Steir. Courtesy'to a Lady? Sen. Leverett Saltonstall, a very proper Bostonian, is in an agony of indecision over good manners. His problem is: should he be gracious to a lady? The lady is charming, .white-haired Sen. Margaret Chase Smith of Maine, his colleague on the Armed Services Committee. .:, • When Sen. Styles Bridges died, Saltonstall moved, up the ladder of seniority to the coveted spot of ranking Republican on the powerful Appropriations Committee. He is also top GOP on the Armed Services Committee, with Mrs. Smith ranking just below. Sitting as' he is in .both potent pews, Salty has .been strangely silent about rising "and- graciously asking Mrs. Smith to take the .top Republican position on the Armed Services Committee. One reason'is discreet opposition from . the Pentagon/ about letting the Independent, lady from Maine get more, power over the military.":-. Generals on whose toes Mrs. Smith has daintily 'but firmly steppfed. don't'want her in a position-of power. They remember all too vividly how she lield up the promotion; of "Jimmy Stewart, the movie actor, to be a Brigadier^ General in-the : Air Force Reserve' and- frowned on other promotions- to revive the Nazi movement in Austria. The Neo-Nazi have been - _ , so active lately that Chancellor «»y since he departed Paul Gorbach delivered a public radio Taubman will conduct the all- warning against them . . . Archie Gershwin symphony . .. Bill Ber- Moore, the negro boxer, has ™?- author of /Dark of the turned down a State Department M °on," left *>* ^^ m *« ** request to tour Africa to-win about ^al arrangements. No friends and influence people for ^ovm fan ... Kay Hvdsoc, one the USA . . . President Kennedy ° f tte curv y beaut s « Richard wrote a personal letter to Presi- Kodgers' next show "No Strings," dent Sukarno of Indonesia offering made the big leap to Broadway him a private helicopter, also- from a high school band in which urging ' him not to invade new she was baton juggler ... You're Guinea. Sukarno accepted the sitting on the edge of a ledge if helicopter but made no promises you shoot Errol Garner with your about the" Evasion ., . The Blain Brownie without his pennish . . . Clinic staff of Detroit mixed Should you allow your son to be medical lobbying with the Christ- a singah? Well, Mike Clifford (18) ^ mas spirit by sending out pic- has night dub and tv bookings in tures of reindeer, along with an '62 assuring him at least $100,000 adroit plea' against the Medical . • . More bars than ever are us- Aid Bill... Cornell University has ing barmaedchen, who shake named its new Industrial and more than a drink. Labor relations building the _____ ^ "Irving M. Ives Building" in New York Novelet: A little lost honor'of the very fine New York dog walked into Hiker's eatery at Republican Senator who wrote'the 3rd Avenue and 60th Street recent- legislation founding this branch ly . . . Shivering, hungry and ob- of Cornell. Ives, who is missed in viously ill from fright . . . Some Washington,-is now living in Nor-" stupid customers yelled at it, but wich, N.Y. Burglars stole 520,- a waitress came to the rescue . .. 000 of valuables from his home She took it home, where she fed last -summer. . and loved it.back to health-. Day loofcalike) was Jeffrey Lynn's A week later she spotted an ad date at La Strada East... Blue under Lost and Found in the pa- Angel click Dave Astor has show per ... It said that a Mrs. Brown producers excited ; . . New lost a pet which snugly fit the deTrend: Bellyrinas for New. Year's scription of the pup that walked Eve house parties. Big demand into Riker's weeks before . ....'Re. . . One midtown dancehall is luctantly, our heroine (waitress flirting with disaster. The girls Millie Craig) trudged sadly with . flit around wearing only semi-slit the dog to the address in the ad down the middle slips. ... Mrs. Brown turned out to be' actress Eva Gabor, who reward- Divorce Fighters: "Your BEST ed Miss Craig with a $100 bill plus friend saw ME at the Copa with a' pedigreed toy poodle . . . Such a blonde? Your BEST friend saw a Happy Christmas! LAFF-A-DAY It's unbelievable, Ethel—I 'just jacked the car up

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