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PAGE FOUR THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE and LOGANSPORT PRESS, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA SUNDAY,, JUNE 10,1962 -' Editorial.-... GRADUATION 1962 While watching a processional of high school graduates in their caps and gowns',' as many Lo. gan-land parents and. friends have 'been doing .during the past week or.two, it isialways interesting .-to imagine what these young men and • women' will be doing -30 : or '40 years 'from now ••". and what they will haVe.accomplished. ,;;. Is that boy striding "for ward so confidently a 2 ! future John Glenn, Jonas Salk, or Thomas Edi:J son? Will that girl beside him become as well known as Florence Nightingale, Marie Curie, or Mary Baker Eddy? Never, has a high school graduation class faced'a more challenging future. Witli man; in space at last, it is not just a little world but the ~. entire universe that lies before it, waiting for the • right man or the right woman to unlock its mys- • teries. '• It is unfortunate that many high school • graduates do not yet know what their goal is in • life. They only know that they want to find a .- job or that they want to go to college. '•" To be successful;'they must soon set.some -long range objectives, and if they appear uno'b- •••-tamable, perhaps.it is so much the better. It is the men who have had the .determination and tenacity to do the seemingly impossible that have ; become great. • • Lack of funds should not deter many capable , high school graduates who want a college education. Some of those who are unable to get schol- • arships or loans can work until they have saved - enough money to go. The, world needs educated . men and women in greater numbers than it has •ever needed them before, and no boy or girl ' should give up too quickly. And as Dr. Kobinson pointed out in his Baq- ; calaureate sermon-to the Logansport high school seniors, education on the secular level is not . enough. Only by knowing intimately the Creator of life, the God of infinity, can the graduates find the secret of well-being. RESPECT FOR OTHERS Vandalism has been on the increase in Cass county in recent weeks. This senseless destruction or damage to ,the property of others is believed to be principally the work of some few young people. Law enforcement officers believe this is one of 'the prices we must pay for increased mobility. As one officer said, "Kids get around more" since • almost one-fourth of the families in Cass county have more than one automobile and the second car is frequently available to younger members of the family. However, the increased mobility of children would make no difference if they recognized and respected the rights of others. One of the county's trouble spots has been the Kenneth stone qua-rry> -Last year the owner .placfed .a heavy post in the ground and attached a "No Trespassing" sign to it. Two hours later when he returned even the post was gone. An increase in the number of law enforcement officers is-not the answer to this vandalism. The answer is to try to find some way to change the thinking of some of the young people of the community so they will respect the rights of others as they would .-want others'to respect their own rights. Questions and Answers ;;.',Q—What.is the symbolism of the shamrock? . A—Loyalty, also a Christian symbol for the Trinity. * * ••* Q—Has any Negro ever served a full term in the U.S., Senate? A—Yes, Blanche Kslsoe Bruce of Mississippi, 1875 to 1881. .Barbers ore entitled to more. Where else can you get a shave, a haircut and a psychoanalysis oil at once? CARNIVAL GEORGE E. SOKOLSKY A LOOK BACK In the discussions about Cuba and Indonesia, Laos and' elsewhere, it is clear that the State Department, when Franklin D.. Roosevelt was . President, developed a .concept that, there were good dictators and bad dictators* honest men and dishonest men and that political judgments were to be based upon such psychological considerations. THIS IS BROUGHT out most clearly in a memorandum dated March 9,' 1943, signed, by John Davies, Jr., the second secretary of the American Embassy in China. Discussing the Stilwell mission to China, Davies wrote: "We recognized before December 7, 1941 that China .was endeavoring to get us to fight its. battle against Japan. There has been no reason for a change in this • Chinese attitude and there has in fact been no change, despite the disillusioning shock of Pearl Harbor .which struck the Chinese with as great force as it did us." This was written on March 9, 1943. The Chinese had been fighting the Japanese since 1931. The Japanese had taken Manchuria and the major commercial port of Shanghai, ' China had stood alone for 10 years until the United States entered the war. Beset by Communist activities, supported by Russia, China had fought valiantly and unconquered. But Davies wrote: "We have not bled enough for the liking of the Russians, the British or the Chinese. With political considerations looking so large in their calculations they are each fighting not only the common enemies but also, in a negative fashion, their allies." WHAT ALLIES did China really have in 1943? Could she have regarded the Russians as allies, knowing-that for centuries it had been Russian policy to conquer China? Kai-Shek would have been a fool had he not realized that in the war against Japan, he would have no ally in Soviet Russia. And the fact is that Russia never came into the Far Eastern war until it was really over and 'then came in, for about a week, for the kill. Davies also made a great discovery: "A second fundamental difficulty confronting General Stilwell n to his pro- task, he is in- I, whether he likes it or not, domestic politics." Davies also wrote: "In his efforts to short-circuit domestic politics, General Stilwell has as much as possible dealt directly with the generalissimo. But the generalissimo maintains his paramount position, as he attained it—through political manipulation. He is' not a dictator. He has no absolute over-all command. He manipulates a delicate and shifting balance of power. So there is no one with sure and final authority with whom General Stilwell can deal." GENERAL STILWELL'S task was to win the war.- That is what he was sent to China to do. But he really set out to change China. The Chinese people have no concept of self-government. China had never been a national state. It was, in effect, a vast congregation of local self-governments— of village self . governments. Whereas the Emperor possessed great authority, the village was much 'like a New England township. If a man were asked what he belonged to, he would say Canton or Ningo or some such place. It has always'taken the finest diplomacy to hold China together. I do not mean pnly during the regime of Chiang Kai- Shek, but throughout the history of the country.. It is possible to go on quoting Davies line by line to indicate an intellectual arrogance. Not even Mao Tze-Tung has been able to change China. Davies wrote: "CHINA IS BADLY in need of the Puritan spirit. The Chinese have not produced -it themselves excepting, in a modified form, in the generalissimo. If the Chinese rmy is to be'regenerated, it must be through : General Stilwell. What he says .sometimes. tings the Chinese. But it has not gone wholly; unappreciated. More han a score of high-ranking Chinese officers have come to'him privately telling him that he was doing China' a 'great'service by THE SUNDAY PHAROS-TRIBUNE nnd LOGANSPORT PRESS Published ..eacfc Sunday by, the Pharos-Tribune, and Press, 617 B. Broadway,' Liogransport, Indiana. Entered as second class mall at the Postoifice at, Logansport, Indiana, under the act of March 8. 1879. " ',.'-. The Pharos-TrlDune-est. 1844 The'Press-est. 1821 The Sunday Pharos-Tribune & Logansport Press. lOc per copy Sunday. The Pharos-Tribune Evening &' Sunday 40c. per week- & tho Logansport Press morning & Sunday 40c per week -by carrier in Jjoffansport and outside Logansport. By mall on rural routes in Cass, Ca'rroll, Fulton, Pulasld, Miami &,'White counties,-each paper $12.00 .per year; all other counties in .Indiana $14.00 per year. Outside. Indiana $18.00 per year. All mail subscriptions payable- in advance. No mall subscriptions sold where- ever carrier service is maintained. '••;-. Inland Newspaper Represenw- tlv«» "Is There Room for Me? /*. WALTER WINCH ELL ON BROADWAY The Tantrum - of - the-Week: "JFK Banned the N. Y. Herald Tribune from the White House:" The President, who ncyer muffs a chance to pitch at his critics and Loyal Opposition, is oh-so- sensifive about catching. Is be interested only in reading The Daily Kowtow? Or would he raiher surround the White House, with a curtain of Arfhur Sclilesingers? . . , Significantly, Mr. Prez could have stopped reading ex-ambassador ,lock Whitney's newspaper (the Voice of the GOPeopIc in NYC). But he kicked up a spoiled hoy uickus ill a childish attempt to damage or intimidate that gazette's editors . . . Over the years the free press has had Hie last word—and the Ias( guffaw . . . (To the Daily WinchcII readers: Please clip and mail to White House pressesc Pierre Salinger, Washington, D. C. and carry out Mr. Kennedy's Inaugural flagwaver: "Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country!") Headline: "Dickie Burton Liz 1 Eichmann Hangs!" Isn't it odd, folks, how often some people get what's coming to them? That's the way it is, Liz, when you play The Part of a Fool. You're the Last to Know. ON THE DREW LIGHTER PEARSON SIDE . . . (,-n 31M2 by HU, Ino. T.M. Big. U.S. fa. Off. "Two measly dpltars! I had to pay your Junior a dollar and ft quarter to go to bed!" United Press International WASHINGTON (UFI) - Rep. Wayne Hays is '-currently serving as -a U.S. delegate to an,international parliamentarian's conference at The Hague. Shortly before his .departure, the Ohio Democrat warmed up his gavel-swinging arm by presiding over part of a night session of the House df Representatives. Hays look •the chair 'as speaker pro tempore 'flit a time when a group of Republican lawmakers were making speeches criticizing the 1 Kennedy administration. Anyone who reads the transcript of the proceedings. probably will come to the conclusion that as a parliamentarian, Hays has a style all his own. For a sample of his technique, let us join (he merry group as Rep. John H. Rousselot, R-Calif., is finishing his denouncement of administration policies. Hays' "The chair is happy to announce that the tune of the gentleman from California has expired." Rousselot: "I thank the speaker pro tempore fo r 'his thoughtful remarks." Hays: "Under previous order of the House, the chair reluctantly recognizes the gentleman from Ohio (Rep. Jo'hn M. Ashbrook)." Rep. August E. Johansen, R- Mich.: "Mr. -Speaker, a point of order." Hays: "The genUleman will state it." Johansen: "I object , to 'the speaker characterizing Mir recognition, of a member." Hays: "The gentleman is overruled. The gentleman will sit down." Johansen: "The gentleman will his forthrightedness, that he is needed, and to keep on going straight down the road. And as has been said, even his political enemies have been impressed by what he has in six months pro- •duced at Rangarh.. He may yet perform what has seemed impossible—cause the launching- of a Chinese offensive, against- the Japanese.. If it happens it will have been a one-man achievement." And that is what policy - was based on! WASHlNGTON-Jock' Whitney, publisher of the New York Herald Tribune, is really enjoying his feud with the White House. And he has a "secret weapon" he says he will import to ington to get even with John E. Kennedy for canceling those 22 subscriptions to his newspaper. Whitney, who married the ex- wife of Congressman James Roosevelt and was a $62,000 contributor to Eisenhower's 1956 campaign, has come back from being Ike's ambassador to the Court of St. James to take active supervision of the No. 1 Republican newspaper of New York. And he now plsns to transfer Art Buchwald, caustic columnist on Europe,, from Paris to. Washington. Buchwald is coming to Washington this month to look for a houfe, and should be settled in the nation's, capital with his typewriter leveled at the Kennedy admims- 'tratinn by September. During the Eisenhower administration, Buchwald's description of Jim Hagerty's operation in Paris caused Jim to blow his top. Whitney now intends to test the "top- blowing" level, not only of Pierre Salinger but of the President. Labor & Management In S.C. A classic political test—whether it's better politics to represent the moneyed interests or the workingman—will be decided in the heart of the old confederacy when South Carolina goes to the' polls next week. On .one side is a senior member of the U.S. Senate, Olin Johnston, not be seated." Hays: "Well, the .chair did not ask for this job, but as long 'as he is in it, he is going to run the snow and the gentleman had better tie 'seated." Rep. Charles B. Hoeven, R- Iowa : "Mr. Speaker, a point of order." Hoeven: "The idiair is out of order." Hays: "Well, the chair is in the chair; what is lie going to do about that?"' . I suppose 1 that Hays -could have ruled himself, out of order, but frankly, there is some question in my mind as to. whether.his method of presiding conforms to. "Robert's Rules'of. Order," ' In fact,' I'm not even certain that he conformed to the rules of the Marquis of Queensbury. HUBERT © King'Featurea Syndicate, Inc., 1362. World i-ighta reserved. 1M 114 National Aavertlalnc ReirMentatlYM "Mother insisted on staying in the teat« tryiag to start the stove." who began life as a worker in a cotton mill and whom the late Gov. Max Gardner of North Carolina cited during the war as an example of what we were fighting for—the right of the son of a workingman to rise to the top. On the other side is Gov. Ernest Hollings, bright, young, acid- tongued, with an unabashed rec- ord'ol! battling against labor. Political observers all over the country can take a cue from the South Carolina outcome to see whether the candidate of labor or management has\the greatest voter appeal. No two men could be more unlike than Hollings and Johnston. Gov. Hollings is the businessman's candidate, talks the -part and dresses the part. He -is just as much at home in the clubs along Wall Street as on the Hustings of South Carolina, probably more so. He is also quite at home during the cocktail hour, and some of his critics in the drier portions of. Soulh Carolina- have been critical .of thia. In any event, his kind of talk has pleased the tycoons, especially in Texas, and they have been pumping television money into his campaign. Senator Johnston, in contrast, is portly and courtly, speaks with a slow southern drawl, loves ham, serves hominy grits for breakfast every.day of his life, never takes a drink, and once brought screams from the breweries because he got cheap postal rates for temperance organizations. Power On Capitol Hill Despite his unassuming air and homey background, Johnston has rolled up more seniority than any other senator, with the; exception of three or four. -He has almost a life or death power over post offices, postmasterships, the rate of postage stamps, and the Civil Service of the United States. The svelte and handsome Hollings makes no bones about his support for the Right - to - Work laws—an anti-labor stand that has hurt candidates irf most other elections. He has been caught in an equivocation, however, about his failure to vote on this issue when a member of the state legislature. At that time he was absent for 17 roll calls on the Right-to-Work Bill. Eight years ago, he tried to win- labor support by citing this absenteeism. Hollings is also' seeking business support by claiming to be the champion of economy. Johnston, however, points out that Rollings tripled the expense of. operating the Governor's Mansion when he lived there. Olin knows something about this, because he served as Governor of South Carolina back in the 1930's. In the simultaneous gubernatorial race, South Carolina has five candidates, of whom two have na. tional significance — Donald Russell, former Assistant Secretary of State, and Burnet Maybank, Jr.,' son of the .late senator by that name. 1 Russell has hadi a brilliant career as president of the University of South Carolina and assistant to former Secretary of State Jimmy Byrnes. When in the State Department he took the initiative in quietly cleaning out Alger Hiss and certain other security risks long before Joe McCarthy made this a political, issue. "Doctor" Bob Hope Bob Hope, who has kidded kings, presidents, and himself, got quite serious when receiving an Honorary Degree from. Georgetown University this week, "I wish my mother could have been here for this ceremony," he told the graduating class. "She was a realist, and a wise one. I J, Wexla (the N. Y. editor demoted to political columnist thrice weekly) whined:, "Pour Walter. Once again I am a sinister figure, literally causing him sleepless nights." Ladeez and Gennamin. This Wexla was an official of The Young Communist League. For many years he refused to name fellow-travelers until pressure was exerted by a Congressional Investigating Committee . . . Our sleepless nights (which we recently iiemed) come from worrying about Wexla's intimate association with the President's No. 1 specchwriter, adviser and policy-maker, A. Schlesinger, Jr. From The Wall Street Journal: "Ted Kennedy is meeting the charge of 'too many Kennedys in Washington' by frankly arguing that no one ever lacked influence with one brother in the White House and another running the Justice Department" The trouble with the Damnistration: The Freres Kennedy are power-grabbing when they should be concerned with protecting the only relative who really matters —Tincle Sam—the devoutly affectionate nickname for your family and mine, New York Drama Critic Walter Kerr noted: "A'u opening-night audiences are, of course, special cases." For men-in-wbile'-coats. Reported United Press Int'l: remember her saying, 'Leslie (that's British for Robert^ it's not so important that; you go to college, what's important is that you get an'education.' "She used to hit me with another bit of pld-fashioned wisdom— that every young man receives two educations: the' first, from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself. But mom was only a mother, and I didn't pay too much attention. "A good many years later, a couple of wars later, thousands of moments later, of seeing how much good a few laughs can do for men on the thin edge of dying for their country, I discovered what she meant by 'more personal and important.' I discovered that the most gratifying kind of education is that which makes a man happy in the knowledge that he's a little bit use.ful to others. "For the last 20 years I've been running around the earth entertaining fellows your age in jungles, stuck away on sandbars in the oceans, copped up in nature's iceboxes—and I've learned that if you give a little of yoursilf to others, it will come back in carloads. "Today is one of those comeback days." "Sharp increase!! on meat and butter will be put into effect shortly by the S::viet gov't." That's Communism, folks. Food costs too much :it Russia now— and all their ru'lles cannot buy a Kussian peasaisl or Presidium President one aiumcnt of freedom. Talented sports ijribe Mel Durslag of the L. /!,., Herald-Examiner, N. Y. Mirr>::r and scad/, of other papyri maluis his typewriter sing like so: "In his virtuous little cottage at l:.is motel Bo Kolinsky slept the untroubled sleep of an angel . . , Soon he. would be arising to eat; some breakfast and make his way to Chavez Ravine for the evming's errand, namely, pitching Hie first, game of the series againul the Yankees. The previous nig:;:t wasn't a lata one for Bo, but ill turned out to be a bit hectic, lile was minding his business in the Cocoanut Grove,, listening to songs that Eddie Fisher used! to sing to Liz." And the N. Y.. Yanks Murder, Inc. Mobfia deflated the only no- hitter pitcher tliis season (he's 25 but ackchelly J,Si) by bitting him freely and winnintj . . . "You can level with me, hid," we said in the car afler thi-i game. "Were you nervous bciii|[ confronted by the Yankees? Ai>! Roger Mnris, the 61 home-run Iliero, or the tremendous crowd? ... "I cannot," he replied calmly, "say I was nervous. I ji;t(t wasn't sharp. I will admit, though, I was somewhat startled to (Sscover they hod deciphered my <!»de and secret weapon." But L. A. Angels fans (the word comes; from, fanatics) blamed One-Guccis for keeping him up late at I he Grove . . . Sportstar-reporteii Bob Furillo, frinstance. He icported: "Last night he was at (Iw Grove. Today we'll learn whcth.fr he was in the Groove." Newspaper Ileni: "Cong. Adam Clayton Powell o! Harlem (NYC) sent out a press., release to announce the birth of a son." Scandalmonger! Gossip colyum- ist! Kcyhole-pceiNir and Copycat. AP's frighteniris flash: "President Kennedy called on Congress to set up a sysi ;m of tax 'incentives to encourajHt more people to contribute to political campaign funds." Hnunm, while, industry (and you-out-thcre-in-iiiiwspapcr . land) desperately need tax" cuts — the White'House concentrates on increasing subsidies for campaign oratory! Letter from ;i group of Birch Society members "Your columns recently reveal i;.iat you are for what all of us aie fighting for — why do you rej;ct us? Many of us would be happier if you look over Mr. WelclVs leadership so we could annoui:i:c you for President of the Uniled States." I want no par', of any organization chief'd liy anyone who (without documentation, proof or fact) accuses Bright David Eisenhower (Suprii'ine Commander of the Allied Araiics whose heroes saved the world from animals such as Adolf Hitler, Eichmaiin and Bumito Mussolini) of being "A dedicated Communist." You Bcsmirchers should reject men who try to tricite Americans against each «:ther. We nave enough trouble (;tying to save the U. S. and people from going broke, etc. .Tony Curtis thing that thre wood marriagoi ours. Too much Too many of forget that the is a happy mar in some Gal's 01 "The one ilens all Holly- finally got to success." you in Girllown greatest success iage. And being 1 Guy's Heart. From the H'^'ood Reporter's Mike Connolly cC'.i'm: '"Asked why he is staying here beyond his 'Untouchables' ulint Walter uncorked this California orchid: 'I like the town sod I LOVE the people!' " California, Hcni I slay! LAFF-A-DAY "What time does tiie 'charity' sj;art2"

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