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Logansport, Indiana
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Sunday, May 20, 1962
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PAGE FOUR THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE and LOGANSPORT PlilESS, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA SUNDAY, MAY 20,1962 Editorial .... MENTAL HEALTH CARE FOR CHILDREN Most peopL= have the idea that mental illness affects only adults. The fact is there ar-e many different mental diseases affecting differ' ent age ranges. One of these, a type of schizophrenia, affects mainly yo.ung people, and a special form of this illness affects little children, some as young as four or five; • There are ,19,200 children in Indiana today suffering from some emotional disorder. Four hundred and fifty of them are housed in Long- cliff and other state institutions, while hundreds more are receiving private car.e and treatment at community clinics. Of .the' 450 in our state institutions, only- 25 are receiving intensive: care and treatment tinder the direction of a child psychiatrist. The reminder, including 64 at Longcliff, are housed ' with mentally ill adults, without the benefit of specialized care and with only half-hearted attempts 1o give them any type of education at all. During the coming week a • volunteer may call at your home to ask your opinion about the care and treatment of Indiana's mentally ill children. Air you need to do is give your honest opinions. Your participation in the survey, sponsored by the Indiana Association for Mental > Health, will enable the Association to formulate a program . which will benefit these neglected children. During May you also will have an opportunity to join the Cass County Association for Mental Health and take an active part in the program which directly benefits the mentally ill. The many programs conducted by the Association are financially supported by the Cass United Fund. "' ' •.'••. ' • LITTLE DETERRENT Complete court suspension of heavy, fines and jail sentences, as was meted in the recent city court case involving one of the principals in the teen-age beer and dancing party, would not seem to. serve as a deterrent to others who may be inclined to flaunt the law. Juvenile authorities and law enforcement officials generally agree today that fuller 'enforcement and firmer punishment have a far. healthier effect than will stern lectures and suspended sentences. . While we readily recognize that each case is different, if the heavy fine and jail sentence imposed were justified, then it is difficult to reconcile that with complete suspension of both. Questions and Answers Q—How far can flying fish soar?A-From 150 to 1,000 feet. * * * Q—What is the temporal title of the pope? A—Sovereign of the State of Vatican City. * * * Q—What U.S. president was drafted for Civil War service and hired a substitute to serve in his stead? A—Grover Cleveland. * * * Q—How fast does blood circulate? ' A—All the blood in the body passes through the heart every two or three minutes. * # * Q—What is the Treasury's "conscience fund"? • A—Money sent in anonymously by citizens who think they owe the money- to the government because of income tax GEORGE E. ; SOKOLSKY OUR LATIN AMERICAN TRADE 'While economics do not finally determine the . relations among 'countries, their trade is very important. Certain countries regurd 1 their international trade more' seriously than others, but most countries are required by their eoriomics to export varying quantities of products. A country • which has a variety,of goods, to export is likely lo be in a better economic condition than.a single product country. According to the Congressional Report entitled, Economic Policies and Programs in South America": "In 1960 nearly 80 per cent of Latin American exports' were accounted for by, 20 primary products. Petroleum leads the list. In 1957, 26.8 per cent of all Latin American exports was accounted for by petroleum, mainly from Venezuela with smaller amounts from Colombia and Peru. Coffee, with Brazil and Columbia in the lead, was second with 19.3 percent, sugar third with 9.8 per cent." These exports are further examined to show: "Venezuela, for example; exports petroleum and little else. In most years, petroleum's share is in excess of 90 per cent. As a percent of total exports, coffee amounts to 57 per cent for Brazil, copper 69 per cent in Chile, wool 55 per cent in Uruguay. The mosl diversified country visited was Peru, which'depends upon-cotton -and minerals for more than ,40 per cent of export earnings. • FURTHER,, the United Stales is the principal buyer in Latin America, having purchased, about 45 per cent in recent years. For instance: ' "The. United States buys (17.1 per cent of all Latin American coffee, 38.2 per cent of the petroleum, 40 per cent of the .sugar, and 48.7 per cent of the copper. Western Europe is the next .most important purchaser, with about 30 per cent of Lalin American commodities, 'being shipped thcire. The United'Kingdom alone takes nearly 10 per cent." Because we are such important customers of Latin America, our every altitude becomes tremendously significant. For instance, were we to reject, let us say, Columbian coffee, we could wreck the economy of that country which would undoubtedly result in a revolution favorable to the Communists. Or it would to the Communists. As it is, Latin American exports' have hot increased sufficiently in volujjne to help in raising the standards" of . living in South American countries. If South American countries can find other than .American markets.ori a large scale.'H would. be ! belter for Ihem and less.! of a problem for us. For, instance, we dislike .importing sugar, cotton wool, tobacco, edible nuts, meiat, linseed oil, canned fish, wheat, hides and skins. The United States also protects its domeslic industry,' particularly petroleum, zinc and copper. THE BEST offset to the Russian invasion' of Lalin America, would be a common market and a mutually protected currency. A country like Brazil is in bad. shape As if Things Aren't Tough Enough r ifeili;v^^S-:.A, . •_.—, \; WALTER WINCH ELL ON BROADWAY "Washington: General Eisen- bower blasted away at the Kennedy Administration for what he described as an effort to give the Federal government excessive power. He terms the growing concentration of executive authority a real threat; to liberty." General Eisenhower has never stopped fighting for his country. Salute! We need more Paul Reveres to wake up lite Rip Van Winkles— so that something can' be clone about. Washington's Simple Simons and Humpty • Dumptics; Not to mention the Captain Kidds. • ican .scientists no United States roclcel. had hit the moon." The trouble with being a liar: He cannot believe inyone else is telling the truth. Item: "Liz Hopes To Marry Richard." That's our Liz! Always a Bride, never a Wife! ' Headline: "J. E. Hoover Celebrates 38lh Year as FBI Direc- l or " Happy Uncle Samivcrsary! ' "Hollywood: Due in a large part to Oscar-winner Sophia Loren and husband-loser Elizabeth Taylor, the brunette is replacing the blonde as the world's sex sym- bul " The tittering you hear comes from blondiful Marilyn Monroe and B. Bardot. ' .Tames Reslon wrote: "Now ths Kennedys are getting more pub- Hcity than the Prime Minister and Queen of England combined . . . the mass circulation magazines are treating the 'Kennedys like a royal family and overwhelming the voice • of the smaller critical journals." Royalty in the ,t". S. is repre- seiiled by the average American- whose home is his castle. John Crosby warned: "Every one > Republican and Democrat alike, wants to be popular at the White House these days. In fact, it 'is not putting -it too strongly to say that everyone, Republican and Democrat alike, is downright scared to be unpopular at the White House, w.here wrath is swift and terrible." Where there is friar-there are fools. Where there are fearful fool s liberty dies. If Americans bclievci in sacred cows they will bccome a "ationol' sheep. ' The N. Y. Times' scloosiv: "Truman Reproaches- 'Press for Calling Mrs. Kennedy 'Jackie.' " „„ " .. , ,.». When they love you, Mr. Truman, Americans .call, you Bing, Bob, Dinah, Danny, Peggy, Lucille, Desi, Ike & Mamie. ON THE LIGHTER SIDE ;••; . WASHINGTON (UPI) — Almost everyone agrees that our founding fathers showed great prudence in guaranteeing the right of a citizen to petition the government. But over the years the exercise of that right has sometimes taken forms that the founding fathers possibly did not envision. I have at hand three recent communications from supplicating citizens which would have left the Constitution framer.s in the dark but which somehow seem to illuminate our times. > , •• • : The' first petition, .received by DREW PEARSON WASHINGTON.-The tracks of Billie Sol Estes, the mercurial Texan, run into very unusual places. If by any chance you were at the funeral of the late.Speaker^Sam would have noted fly-.'by-night millionaire from dent Kennedy, • He was inside the enclosure set off for the.-Raybum family and the lop officials of the nation, who.had <=ome i( ] mm ?\ ItoMl liie ?; esidetnl . and * he ° ld ' not toow he was |hewas ' Ine r ? al seoret ™ Estes .-access is .the American obly doesn't know very many other words either. e«v.a evasions, falsifications or neg- „ , , L . . , u Q~What city claims' to have been Ihe home of Mary, mother of Christ? A - E P hesus . T f k f ' , ( u has been inflated beyond economic soundness and cannot be restored without assistance. The Brazilians flirt with Soviel Russia in Ihe hope of finding a second important market for their products. Thus far, they have only succeeded in antagonizing the United States, to a degree. , Neither Great Britain nor 'the Common Market can afford to In- dian trader who/describes, himself 'as "a patriotic &me'rican'"interest- ed only in keeping America strong." , • '..:.. .' He -adds, however, that he "wouldn't mind 'making a: little, money while pursuing these noble goals.',' "It has come to my attention,". Bahli. wrote, "that, Russia may begin a crash program to outpro- duce the United States in Hopi pottery and Navajo rugs, two important fields in which we have always maintained a consistent superiority. "I am therefore asking thai you draw up appropriation legislative of credit and competilion with such countries.as Japan and the United Stales continue to make difficulties and .the tendency of some Latin American countries lo encourage Americans lo invest in enterprises which .'are subsequently seized and 'expropriated discourages capital investments. In a, word, to develop credit facilities, these countries need to vast sums these long-neg- •'• portions of our economy "If wi3 let those godless Russians close' the Hopi pottery and >, our national pos- suffer." lion was sent to T. Bow, R-Ohio, by Dr. David E. Hdwell, an Alliance, Ohio, dentist who reported that he had produced more false teeth political system in wlhich money talks in political campaigns arid, later expects to be paid off: This is especially true in the State of Texaas, second biggest in' the* union. With a tremendous area, for a caandidate to cover andi with a lot of-oil money thrown into the political pot behind certain candidates. Billie Sol Estes was a young man, generous with Ihe campaign dough for various candidates, and! belonged to someone else. Thus, when Sen, Ralph Yarborough called a meeting o:f • friends lo say that he was being blacked out by the big Texan city newspapers and wanted to start a radio information cam. paign to reach the people, Billie Sol Estes coughed up. So did various others. , Today, money is ' talking big 1 in another Texas campaign, Ihe race for governor between ex- secretary of the Navy John Con- hally, Lyndon Johnson's friend, and Don Yarborough, a friend oi 1 Senator Yarborough but no reta lion. v . . -Senate investigators said they hope to launch within a month l^W RHM ^^^ aThU ™ "wi'th ' ovifmenfo^ _ ., T , „_ ... . Dav)d La w™<* noted: Cnti- cism, especially on economic is™ es ' ,^. s " EV . er more important tha " I . t . ls .^ay, as week after week «« slock market reflects a growing fear of and lack of con- /iden<J . in the Admin j stration . s al . titude towanj busintlsSi Morc crili . dsm } , Met tl)an ]ei)s js nee(Jed to restor8 tnat confide;nce .» Ironically, the President's best friend ,. ^ his crKi< , s . His worst cncm[fs ^ ncws pnpcr "frier.ds" W "° !lre giving praise ta rctura te . .. .... .. TI 4' m . ontll71 . ?T *"* i - Tlus story has been exploding on ' C rTu P g fi "' 1'^ the Goldfrnc-Adams scandal broke —the Democrats who control Con- gross' investigative machinery — issued subpoenas within 48 hours, The Administratioil worked ^ th lightning sp,^ when it blackpack- ed the steel industry. k fee M to ta & government buy my a •',. J , n u -u A-Halcyon was the name the ancient Greeks gave to the king^i^^'e Ton h'e s^d t?have the power of quieting Ihe winds durhTg the toe ill eggs were hatching. The term "halcyon days" (tranquil days) arose from this story. CARNIVAL ?** • -* Latm America'. If Soviet Russia im ts more from Latin Affler . j ' h wffl be onl f ntical rea » ns and th ™ f ™ is to end in trouble. ™E LATIN AMERICAN Free- Trade Association, LAFTA, along with the Act of Bogota and the Alliance for Progress, can :do much for the development, of this .area. Argentina-, Brazil, Chile, to gain respect. With, profitable investments possible throughout the world, money is ""^ *?• "^f"^? 8 , thereriiS|an ' assumption of safely and stay away from countaes where pol, 'cal conditions make the invest- ment wo great a USK. mis muse be recognized if Latin America pountaes aje to atoct j^re American capital. Nevertheless, « surplus crops?" Howell asked. "Of course, I realize that storage migtit become a problem, so maybe you could send the surplus deiiures overseas as foreign aid. "This would motivate the people over there to buy our corn on the cob,'thus solving the problem of surplus corn and dentures and help the payments balance, loo. "However, this plan might antagonize, the 'dentists and corn growers i overseas and 'cause them to become Communisls if we did not subsidize them. "A patient told , me recently that .he was getting paid for not growing corn, so perhaps it would be simpler if you would just send me the money and I could go into the rion-mafcing-dentures buss ness." The third petition was devised by George Q. Lewis, director of something called the is flowing into this campaign almost like oil flows through ihe~ pipelines of Texas, and a lot of contributors will. expect to get paid off politically afterward. In fact, it looks as if some of them were getting helpful: contracts'already. Note the contract given Brown and Root to build the Space Agency outside: Houston, and remember that Brown and Root have been thfei heaviest contributors to Lyndon Johnson in the past and that ha is No. 1 executive in the Kennedy administration re space activities,, Rival Texans Sen. Ralph Yarborough of Texas: and Vice President Lyndon John™ son of Texas, who don't love each, .-, have an arm's length agree- regarding political patron- y . inri?tr.* all. federal iobs in Texas but; " reCre s«S« con- . e y a rb orough has Ihe power aus « Yar conrigrmaUon ofP men Johnson recommends O n the federal jobs in Texas 4 require senate confir- > automa ti. f lh whitc] Headline: "Washington - Texas Scandal Big Mess." Yeh, nothing makes a Bigger Mess than Dirty Money. "Moscow: Premier Khrushchev said that despite claims of Amer- private plane. But you can wjrjte it down that (•here is no rivalry between the two Texans over Billie Sol Esles loday. Texas Go Round Jerry Holleman, the assistant secretary of labor who got fired for taking $1,000 entertainment expense money from Billie Sol Estes, was head of the Texas American Federation of Labor. V/hen campaigning for the Kennedy-Johnson ticket, he told Texas labor .leaders that if the ticket was elected, he would go to Washington as either secretary of labor or assistant secretary, and that other Texas -labor leaders could, therefore, move up. That was the way it happened when Billie Sol Estes flew to Washington for the $100-a-plale Democratic dinner last January, he withdrew $40,000 in cash from his bank for the trip. The mystery still remains as to how it was spent.. Part of i the trouble inside the Agriculture Department is the appointment of assistants lo senators and congressmen to key positions. Emory Jacobs, who was ousted for allegedly getting a gift of clothes from Billie Sol Estes, was former assistant to Sen. Bob Kerr of Oklahoma. Kerr is a power in the Senate and a good man^to keep on your side ...... William Morse, an agricultural official who lost his job when he ducked out on answering questions about Estes, was formerly assislant to ,Rep. Carl Andersen of Minnesota, a potent Republican member of the House Agriculture committee. Gift • acceptance An ijdilorialisl berated JFK "for permilting various eager beavers handb'ng While House press relations to play -favoriles among Washington correspondents." Newspapermen should function as thi! public's watchdogs—not as politicians' pets. Iter.i: "Delivering a warm little srieech to open a concert by Negrn Singer Harry Belafonle in the Washington, Coliseum, Attorney General Robert Kennedy, tripped ever his peroration. Said he, rcferi ing to the Foreign Student Service Council, which was sponsoring the. affair: 'You people are exemplifying what my brother meant when he asked in his inaugural address, ask-not-what-you- you can do—ask not what you can do for your country but — well, anyhow, you r«menil>er his words.' " Booby, be my guest wear this Duncii-Cap. From the Herald-Tribune: "A General to disarmrove the use of' la ^ "„„°s for a WWtl Iftuse- " " aV '"'" . f^ ' appeared - Tr b me - inoum,, Goj]na d() somctl;iillg about lhat Bobb"? (Ha!) '' ' Ileri: "Liz says she may never come back to the 0. S." Don't tell me she's getting as fickle about Countries as she'is about Fellas! The si.oeker-of-the-week: "JFK fold the United Auto Workers that if the people are not Another jpf' seems to ' he n i oval The Presidet r the mfsto- ' t ' e H er,i: "One of the Congressmen .„„ the commiltee invesligating television was- harshly critical of The Untouchables.' " Considering the latest expose of filth and corruption in' Washing. This will, in due course, include, others countries and through the Alliance for Progress might,;establish' a rational hemisphisric ' 'economic relationship. Problems THE SUNDAY , PHAROS-TRIBUNE i . . . ami LOGANSPORT PRESS Published .eacji Sunday by the Pharos-Tribune and Prase, 517 E. Broadway. Losansport, Indiana. Entered as second class mall at the PostoMlee at Logansport, Indiana, under the act of, March 8. 1879. The Pharos-Trrtune-est. 184'4 . . The Pross-est. 1921. ' The Sunday Pharos-Tribune & Tjogansport Press. lOc per copy Sunday.,The Pharo's-Tribune Evening & Sunday 40c. p,er -week & the Jjogansport Press morning & Sunday 40c per week by carrier In., iiogansport and outside Los-anspo'rt. By. mail ..on : i-ural routes In Caas, Carroll, Fulton, Pulasld, Miami & White,, counties, each paper $12.00 per, year; all other counties In Indiana 314.00 per year. Outside Indiana S18.00 , per year. All mall ;subscriptions payable In- advance. No mall subscriptions sold where- evor carrier service is maintained. •'.•':. Inland Newspaper Representatives HUBERT j>H9J © King Features Syndicate,:lnc., 196ii. WorjdrightjireMtvej.. { "Oh, I've learned to live with it—but the neighbor! haven'tl" 1M IM National Aavertl«lnB KepruentaUTM ' "When he heard you got caught in the elevator doors tie was overcome with compassion." Dallas and James No'el, Jr., of Houston were recommended by Yarborough. Judges Leo Brewster of Fort Worth and Adrian .Spears on San Anlonio were reci om'mended by Johnson, The two men also split the U.S. Attorneys, with Woodrow Seals of Houston and William W. Justice of Tyler going to Yarborough; 1 and Barefoot Sanders of Dallas and Ernest Morgan of San Antonio going'-to Johnson. A somewhat different split.was made on 'collectors of customs and U.S. Marshals. Johnson appointed four collectors, and Yarborough' appointed four marshals;. However, when it came to splitting the support of Billie Sol Estes, ..it's a different stoty. During the '" Presidential Inauguration in January 1961, the new Vice President appeared friendly to Billie Scil and was reported ready to take him away from Yarborough. When Texans .called Johnson's office to • arrange for trips to Washington for the Inaugural, they would got calls , within a matter if minutds from Billie. Sol Estes inviting them to fly to Washington in b.j LAFF-A-D/^Y 5-19V "You scout ori ahead, Tex. ]!'!! moke camp over by Pilm'd Y>A-a1i* » Pike's

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