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PAGE FOUR THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE and LOGANSPORT PRESS. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20,1957 Editorials... Let's Try to Minimize Vandalism With. Halloween vandalism again at its height, - all of us as parents should ask ourselves whether we are completely free from blame for the damage and destruction caused annually at this season of the year. Whether we realize it or not, a 1957 state law makes parents responsible for any vandalism up to $500 perpetrated by their children under 1.8 years of 'age If a few parents face the prospect of paying for the damage caused by-their "children, they may begin to exercise greater control over their activities. -, ., - . ' There have been instances in the city and county in the past, week in which screen doors have been torn up, flower .boxes upset on porches, bicycle tires slashed, hay stolen from farms and set afire on county roads, and warning flares stolen from in front of a bridge'under repair. . The theft of '•• the flares, alone resulted in a serious auto accident, and other -accidents could easily be caused by the pranksters who have" heavily soaped windshields in front.of the driver's seat on parked cars in Logansport. \ . Perhaps we should discuss.with our children the right and wrong ways of observing Halloween. The Halloween festival always has been- meant-to be one of good natured fun and festivity rather than one of vandalism and destruction George E. SOKOLSKY These Days THE REPUBLICANS AGAIN Every state has its problems and- its peculiarities. The state of New York is required by its Constitution to ask its voters every 20 years; whether they wish to hold;a 'constitutional convention.,If the voters^ so' decide, there is an expensive; jamboree in the course of which a-. host of politicians get $7,500 each for a.short period of back-scratching plus expenses, some of which •as untaxed, and all of which is grist to the mill for those who cannot earn their'money in any better way.' • Already Nelson Rockefeller, -who. is busying himself with New York •affairs, conducted public hearings dealing ' with this subject, hearings which produced 633 pages of statements/ . LITTLE OF THIS material would-.-. indicate that a new constitution' needs to replace the old"one which while not a noble document is not likely to be worse than will be produced by another convention. After all, the Constitution of the United States has lasted 170 years •and the original seems to stand up, although the Supreme Cpurt goes out of its way to change it legislatively. '•' Just to sh«w how queer these things can be, in 1858, the legislature of New York State submitted to the voters the question of abolishing the executive and legislative- departments of government and vesting such powers in the 'President, Vice President and directors of the New York Central Railroad Company. Now here THE FLY BALL AND THE GROUNDER If we will impress upon our.-youngsters the fact that no action is fun ^c^^y^- ^ ^ happiness to someone else it- as possiDie ^ defeated by the narrow might save ourselves considerable difficulty later, and police would find that many of their headaches with juveniles would disappear. Halloween can be. made safer and happier for everyone with a little education. It. is-too-bad that this education is occasionally neglected by some of WALTER W1NGHELL On Broadway " C * 'lr f r and Communist a £ enls engaged in Sputnik CJ CO. an undercover struggle to unearth Man, the splendid savage, has the precious documents. It is not thrust'a finger into the heavens too f anc iful to suggest that the and is nearing the day when he wor i,j,' s m0 st potent weapons are can touch a star. The ability, to represen ted by mere slips of roam the sMes will undoubtedly in- . paper inscribed with mathematical augurate the flHK^jH figures. greatest era of ex-^^^g^^^^ Fantasy has become a reality. Nevertheless the man-made moon beep-beeping around the globe would come as no surprise to Leonardo Da Vinci. Be not only., conceived the idea of rockets but suggested the atomic theory of matter. Leonardo, the world's greate genius, also wrote this grim prophecy: "There: shall come ' forth from beneath the ground ploration. Mankind's biographyj indicates that the desire to navigate] the radiant heights is almost! as old .as civilization. • Over two thousand .years ago, the Greeks] originated . a science known as astronomy. Dur- ^j. w hi c h by ing' that period, a Grecian, author Angelo PATRI us. Seventy's Not Old When President Eisenhower celebrated his 67th birthday, there was a lot of comment on the fact that when he leaves office in January, 1961, he will be the oldest man-ever to have occupied the. White House. .This has a certain historic interest, but it is of relatively little real importance. The biblical three score and ten is considerably less advanced along the road to old age than it was evln as little as half "a century ago. The reason for this is that medical science has greatly extended the average life span. So much has been learned about prolonging good health that many who reach 70 can anticipate pleasant years which would have been a rare thing two _ generations say m the past margin of 6,360 votes, which just goes to show that voters some- times'will vote for anything. . . • . - \A/»|..L -ACTUALLY,'THERE is no real. yVOfK WitII need Jor such a convention in the near'.utu're and surely'a constitution ought to last far more .than 20 years. One reason that some want this convention, apart from the $7,500 plus it will.bring each delegate, is to pass a reapportion- Hands Should Be Insi Drew PEARSON Washington Merry- He is five « restd reedoms- ancestors jestac^d freedoms, She protects mem. terrific report . ... shall stun all who 'are near it named Lucian authored a science- and cau g e men to drop, dead at its fiction yarn highlighted by an in- . brea th, and it shall devastate cities terplanetary romance , . . The and cast i es _ it shall seem to men guided missile-idea is stale news ft th new destruction _n to Jules Verne fans. The Imagin- ^ J and flan « es descen ding . ative One described such a weap- therefr ^ - s of the sun will on in one of his novels. Moreover, j..^ { .^ ofl ^ eapth whereby the idea of utilizing rocket weap- tha ^ which ^ ^neath the sky will .' ons was the subject for numerous ^ wU1 take a essays penned by 15th Century mil.- * their own works tary experts. In other words, the ^ J^ deSsfcrov€d ... startling page-one news today has * • ; its roots in ancient history. During the past decade, there . were numerous 'similar omraous . History often takes a certain warnings ^ countless publica-- wSSt cliTrse. A seemingly in! %»• *« f^e ^^ L l_«« *-»stwm.n4-niir< n/\Ti tiul 5 OUOK. JtwPKCuS alj\l IVUaollco nocuous event has momentous con- • . -. „,...., sequences The activity of-unknown — Past and Future" (published humans has incalculable effects on by.'Mc-Bride in 1954), included .the ; multitudes. . .'. Back, in' 1943,. .an following:. "New Russian develop- RAF reconnaissance plane on a men-ts indicate -that .the Soviet routine photographic mission whiz- Union is apparently well on its zed over Peenemunde in .Germany way toward -perfecting the., true with its cameras clicking. Several, intercontinental guided missile • ,. ... . T • A < „„_... davs later an eagle-eyed photo in- with ranges of several thousand of Readm Viceroy of Mdia-nv-such ^^^J^ ; „„„.. m ^. T he seriousness of the. prejudice doesnt exist . . . ao ^ Q h photos/There threat implied in Russian perfec- the Queen was, curious, seemed'to be a series of dark tion of the'103'motor-far-more The Bill'of Rights — Yes, on the str€aks in ^ ear th. Additional powerful than anything 'yet known surface things have-changed since pbo tographs wer e immediately to exist anywhere in' the world — Sir Walter Rsleigh named Virginia made rf ^ suspic i ous area . The is- that unless the .United States; for Elizabeth I. But pne thing j ens p^j^ , up . ra mps and-some- matches this superlative Russian hasn't changed— the fundamentals thing: ji ke sm all ro bot planes. The achievement, we .are, or soon will Queen Eli- of government we inherited -from condus ; on was obvious: The: Ger- be far behind the Soviet Union in the country over which Elizabetn - mans h ad some S0 rt of missile. An' guided missile weapons. The situ- n rules today. It was near Orange, j n t ens i v e 'Allied bombardment of a-tion embraces, more than mis- Virginia, that James Madison, a p eenemun d e and other launching siles for bombardment. THE MIS-• Virginian, of English-ancestry, sat. gtat j ons was or d e red. The result gjjjE C5APABLE OF INTERCON-• retary of War; and the Marquess wgg a 6 . month . de ] ay j n the pro-' T-INENTAIi FLIGHT ,-JS .ALSO. SPACE- there:, sound freedoms ' A com; anyhow. ' m the grocery ^shop and MS, moth- Also there 'is a desire on the er depends part of some of those who are shopkeeper's influential in New York City affairs at a i oss to to, extend the size of .the city, him> He:does:not fit into the furm- taking in more territory. Un- ture o{ the grade he qualifies for- »*> ^ fortunately, New York City is so and he does not qualify for the £>ns, ™ a j^™ large now that it can hardly be grade where - the furniture ap- * ^ now managed. It is inadequately policed proaches his - size. The law says * • . m fl as'its Police Commission, Stephen he must attend. with cigarettes. . P. Kennedy, has often stated; The scbool ig equ i ppe d and staf- p robafe i y Eliza- its streets are filthy; it is loaded ff& ^ teach boys , and girls the beth n ^n't down- with welfare activities oe- boo ^ ^ nQV f\^gQ held to be best ware Q j tb j s i yond its capacity to handle them. ^ eu}p them for life> It is no - t she is aware j^. WHAT ADVANTAGE it will be equ i p p e d nor staffed to meet (he ly aware> O f 0 _her those who escaped from New needs of sj mon . NOW this boy is ^^g^ you gel . ^ those wo escape rom needs of simon _ ow ls .paratively healthy man of b7 is snii ramei be , returned captive to the t feebleminded. Not at all. thefee iin g that f± UViAA^ 1 ^* 1 ~— • -—»/ - • 'Jl ' 1 IITI rf i UlA LV MV '* wvv""-— i- -- '11VL ±^v*-»A^4AJ**+>-— • • - ^i^ iCCJ-Ulg Vlldl vounffbv modern standards,'and Ike is lairly young ity by cons .itutiorial provisions, He ha s a splendid, body, great fchis young wom -an ? J? *' it is hard to know, but for a poll- stren g t h, clear eyes and good hear- ..,, the land for 67. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Q—What is'the purpose of the =="-\ sister city exchange plan between American .and European "cities?- - , ' A—To . foster better _ understanding 'between American and European residents through correspondence, visits and . exchanges be schools, churches, .service ganizations, and. the like. LITTLE tician anything is worth a try. ing _ w jj e ' can hold his own on the Thus far there'has been no move- pi ay gr5und, throw and catch a ment in Nassau or Westchester ba jj w j(. b the best, and drive a counties to attach all or any part ^j-^ and deliver the goods in ; with history.. n m o < British _ __ _ _ ^ Interplanetary travel has passed now a foreseeable event. And vcu-j i/i~"-" - — _ D ---- - from the realm of dreams. It is attainder, and the much-criticized by the Russian satelhte andCom- someday lt wiu become a practi-' fifth amendment, the right of a munist progress in the guided mis- cal necessity . . . On e of the most-. citizen not tV testify against him- sle. -field. It is apparent that fascinating facts about o«r iroi- self these freedoms were not •: Washington has seriously underes- verse is thig . The : earth Js g,. ad . won-easUy. The thirteen struggling timated the Soviet's progress. ually slowing down am i cooling off. v colonies perfected some of them," There are . now promises and And there ^ come . a -ti m e whew wrote them into their constitution, threats of Congressional mvestiga- - t ^ be too cold to support.hu-.- But basically they were inherited tions .... The truth, is that Rus- man iif e , or any kind of life. When" from other Englishmen who had sia's advance in this field is hard- that critical C ra arrives, mankind-. fought and died through the cen- ly stop-press news. It -should ^ need interplanetary rockets to turies to .win them-,beginning in have been obvious to anyone who {ind refug€ „„ anot her planet.. 121S wi'fch the Magna Carta. . . . can read. For on 7^.. 13th, Howeverf ij, ere i s n o reason• for incidentally it-was the military 1S47, the .Washington Postreport- sleepless n i gh ts about this prob- exoenditure's of King Richard the ed:."InteHigence reports indicate k The cooling off. process -" . SfaSed in his crusade to (be clearly that the Soviets -are making - •r u>,i rT^nri t>Laf raided a rebellion an all-out attack, on the entire for the first Queen dli- Holy .Land that caused a r ««emon __ ^-^ ^^^ nn , t;silfi in this 400 years later, has a sense against high*xes and helped ham- Ironically, the Russians won their greatest military victory after millions of years. Incidentally, one of the arguments against the possibility of interplanetary travel is that humans are incapable of withstanding ex? cessive speeds required for such a journey. Well, the fact is that all of us are now traveling at miles per hour. That is mer the Magna Carta into shape. ,™ - - H1 , Wilil ^ U1 ,. . w ancestors Even in those days governments ofvthem to New York City. fj ne shape. For the work he wm made his _ 0 ry, sometimes -bad his- had to worry about, debt ceilings, Of course, the present state con- do ^e needs very little academic tory - But s h e is riding with his- military budgets, not for;Sputniks stitution is too long. It has grown i ear ning. Holding him in a school tory ' _ unable - m these days O f or IOBM's,-b.ut-for lances, swords, from 6,600 words in 1777 to about bencll j s keeping, him in .jail hemmed-in Monarchy to change it, and armor plate. - , •-jmmediately DD>UVU " l " ca ^ """*' "'?" "J",7" 50,000 -words today. ^/Obviously, - w hich he resents heartily and with but nevertheless curious, eager, B lood of martyrs-^Some of Eng- "J. & ^ sa ^ of German speed of the earth in-its ori>it, there is no telling how much un h appy effects on the class and worried ^ ui it _ worr}ed about land's' greatest battles, for man's " orke rs technicians and scientists you>U be astounded to leanL longer and how much _more_ con- teac her. the change that has come over her freedom took place, just as our d ' ^ missile-projection op- _ _* «..._!n*m i-\l^rHi ^ Tn/> ____ _!-*««•. **tt\**r\. «"/\W]irt ft ATI Tnl C ' ,- .- v - ,- ^^ » • erations and shipped them to Darkest Russia. In addition, the sians dismantled many Germany or- emory.too many of them. « NE *» - fused it will become after another When Galileo '.. slanted his telescope at the skies — and beheld . ', the grandest spectacle open to A-No. * * * * * ties-in'the >pe of attracting at, ^^^^v*^* pSe^rema^lndicates her ser- j__SS^M/;..'. .tiie rijt ^S±i ££ £ ff£S *^^£Z& ^'. tehtion to themselves. d&dren, very necessary-indeed io u s curiosity. She wanted to know of privacy, the ban on unlawful his f orical ^^3; when Na^and P rogre ^ to ™ : ™ e f™ P ! ,„, —-, — . .. . . , : MOST NEW-YORKERS are too and j . would not {or a morae nt wh y there was: Anti-Semitism m search, 'Lord Chatham's 'dictum.. tODnl.ii* many German N° w 'another giant: step has been. Q-Does thunder accompany to break U p its food^and a,, g^;,-busy-with their own affairs to fuss st otherwise. , But how about w here Disraeli served • as Prime ^f ... the poorest man jnay be ^ - qcientist c ^ e d their vital'notes : made , . .Telescopes,* cameras,: heat lightning? - zard to /digest ii The gizzard;, aboutsuc h matters and'they gener- ^ boyS) and . . gir]S) who , ^ - •>.•-.--•—««-•.-.•. ..-.. ,.,,-,•—. - • ..u. scientists ouneti „„,_ rt w , IA/ ,., . thev politicians^ or the p h ys i ca ii y mature and who will. ^.... xv , never be graduates of, high school? These boys and girls need to they 'stay happily in the schools, the Earf of use their energy, and-it- is tre- under the-conditions; , • • in his trunk an old" i Q_Which was tl ican vaudeviUe house? . Amer ' A—The Gaiety. Museum -which Q_ W h 0 succeeded George Benjamin Keith opened in Bos- Humphrey ----- -* ton in 1883. . " > * *. *. . _ Q_Why was... the bloodhound very early Secretary of Defense teeth, it must have a horny of the chicken grinds the grain: and other feed so it can be reaa- V i r tu 0 us reformers have their way. digested;-. ;• . ; ^Nevertheless,^ is^ane^^e -. ; enterprise,, costing about $4,000,000 ' ' *** Nevertheless, mankind's most r vital instruments remain the mind, 'cannot, the - schools, the reflecting on the advantages of a in England ; . made a 'profound-im- 'the heart and the-spirit. The story - .„. — it surely can be' postponed, . mend as any , teac her who has Why ~- , J , --,- ,„ . . ....... t „ ^ _, Secretary of the j£ there'is any reason for it at all. ever faad tQ dea] wit h.them in a social'•workers and the heads of republican, form of government. pression in America. Treasury? until, expenses'and taxes have d om . knowns to his sorrow, industry '-get together'and formu- The King, ;he said,,has three su- The . youngQ ^^^ A-Robert B. Anderson,'one-'come-down. It does not take much -^g vocational SC hoormarks them late a plan by which these boys , per lors: "G-odi 'the law, and the a]5Q , has fdt the s ti ngs an d jibes Every material product-that man' and Deputy trying to figure how to spend more ^ ^^ ^^ ^^ fellows - wh ., and girls ' can he .trained in in- powe r' of. the people vested,in par- ; of a - Free .p re ss. But times : have has created he can change, sup- •nnKlif mnrpV; . • ,, _•i i,_ _ 3 ;_ j.__t t«..^.r.i- (-ViQif talont-R de- Hoivi^nf " ITnr fhio TIA. w-as AYeeut- , -_•'* ni._ ':•« ^,,^f nc- mi-nib •* -nlonf rvr TiarnftfiS to serve him.-NO of civilization 'offers an abundance "who--visits us of 'evidence-to butoess this fact^. records of .pedigree in:, ; Europe and so was termed blooded. * * * : Q—From what Maryland city did the Confederacy demf" 1 • ransom during .the .-Civil War? public money. -mvnidlv attend All sorts, of crackpot ideas come P™7 ^iw . . the academic dustry, taught,-their talents de-ii ame nt.''For this he'was execut-; changed she i s j us t as much a plant or harness to serve him,No degraded veloped,' their immaturity., pro- , ed . But resentment against- his defender ' O f the right, to critizt machine or weapon, has. ever con- ; » _ _° ..-.,, • _.ic _.™«/if t-rvo-r- t ;'._ -i -..-V* -Vo.,4- 4-Vin T?TKT. v ' v - x '* ... , ._-___. v _„ . J H,- .vrln/l fho+ nncnTlotofl standard. a country on the up at such a time. For instance * ^ of our han ds! When a tected and their self-respect spar- .jxec-ution brought about the Eng- even when turned against her, as quered- -the mind ^ that, o Miss Alice.Sachs, of the Americans . . ^.^.^^^ • _ tlie p(1? The-nresent-setup does not K s h .- guarantee against illegal;... ..... svm bol of the Freedoms it. And there isralways;.i A-When its money _ Ir1 . ff For Democratic Action , including ^ fli . r ;BO onfv , • ^^^ .believes boy or girlis degraded; in -the ed? The present-setup does not s of his fellows, he deeply re- w . There is a rich treasury x)f books • S5^«-«^-'^^i!^^~^-rS*?^^.^^!^S a Sym b 0 l of the Freedoms it. And there is : -always.reason .to eves of his fellows~he deeply re- work: • ' '-search and seizure. . .th-eri .bhere for wh i c hxour -ancestors fought and.;,hope that humanity ,wi£:make this ^m,T,H . a npr WUs and-silver coins -is .— ®x.j& .a good^e to remove ^ nts it and , ho ws it by his behav- There is a rich treasury 'of books- was our right,of .petition, the right. of which ^ we are the fortunate earth, something more than a dying demand paper bills ana. silver WUB.,^ ««the Imiits on red estate taxation .^ ^^.4; a Snp , fll ' wfth1( , m - *« ^ m - sh() - uld read; T o f know _-to.-address congress, the right to, benefidaries> . ;. star; '-..;• - : •* .-_.-•- *' »"-.-_ ^ ...1L ^ _I_T - TTT _ >t..*l« Awif-nfl if- . Bt«nnn rllA - • ^*^^^**^'^^ . ed $200,000 from Frederick City which was paid. Frederick has never been reimbursed.' Q—What is the tant signature of an English king? of- chicken's'gizzard? ..'•• ~ ._. ,., A—Because the chicken has-no -of Richard 11 in 1AFF-A-DAY Q1HT. UNO TIAfu'lltl SJfttDlCATI, lue, WOMJ Menu MaElVTD, -• is broke, we move to Connectic or somewhere, I suppose every/state has problems like these but the queer.- thing'about New York is. that we are so involved in what: hap* pens in Syria and Pakistan and such places, that we hardly pay the slightest attention to what goes on right here,.at home. The CnMLabor laws must stand the^names~ of"these -books, consult: lobby. We inherited it - Irom ,the. .. _- .,... -•__.j_j--. .m.^- rv^ •T>«fr'i' 0 'uafi«.t. P-S. "A Book trials and .tribulations emolovers who of Lord copy, send-10 George Gordon, who.v care of this , for high' treason, when' . 0. Box 99, Station G[ crowd.of pr.otestants in _ ' 19 N. Y. •''"•- > the-house of commons. At his trial, by The Bell Syndicate, it was charged that "tumultous pe- : CARNIVAL do them grave injury. Nor can Inc.) HUBERT "How many times do I have to tell you — don't swing so high?" PHAROS - TRIBUNE and ; LOGANSPORT PRESS Published each Sundiy by "the Pharos-Tribune and-;.Press, -517-B.- Broadway, Logansport, Indiana. •Entered as second class mall at the Postofflce.: at'. Logansport, Indiana, under tb.a"act of March 8, 1879 ~ •' : ' ' '•' ' The Pharos-Tribune-est. 1844 The Press-est.-'-1921/ . The SundayxPharos-Trlbune^and Logansport 'Press, ''-lOo' per c.opy. The Pharos-Tribune, evenings and : Sunday 35c • ner week"by.- carrier.,, The Logansport.' Press,,v ; mornings , and Sunday. -;35c.'.per"-week by- car- ; rier The Pharos-Tribune,-- the : Lo- transport Pr'e'ss.-.and the Sunday Pharos-Tribune and Logansport Press, 65c • per weelt. by carrier. By mail on.rural routes in. Cass, Carroll. Fulton, Pulaski. -Miami and White counties, each paper. 510.00 tier year. -Outside trading area and within Indiana, -$11.00 per year; outside^ Indiana, .18.00 -per year. All mail subscriptions -payable in advance. No mail /.subscriptions sold where carrier service is maintained. t!4 National Advertising Representatives:. . Inland News-paper Representatives <tition is treason." -He was acquitted, and that acquittal established- the right of assembly, and peti-> *ion. : ...-." .there was." also Dr. Tut-: chin,'; convicted -.of. ^seditious, libel! under'-'Qu,een : ':'Anne..- lor criticizing, mismanagement-.-'of the.rpyal navy.: "To possess the people of. an ill opinion of'-the. government is a crime," it was-charged. ."No,government can be safe; if it is criticiz-; ed.".' . -a storm of.-protest erupt-: ed, arid- from it -the ; right to criticize government was evolved, lima-. gine what we would;'be like without that-right .today !." Freedom of the Press-Freedom of the" press'as'hammered-put in. the, English courts, just "before the ; American. 1 .colonies,, -started, their;/ push towardr freedoni . The battle;. was contagious; It- -j'eroojated v. across the . Atlantic , . . John,. Wilke's,, publisher : ' of'the -- North • Britain, claimed ..the right to;, .criticize Ministers ;of,Gk>yernmerit by; name. "The'^use of names is % .esr, sential to the delevopmerit of sound-, political- literature,"-;he :;wrote., >• Wilkes: ^was 'charged n :with libel, •; fought his case! so long iand so, successfully that Lord :Bute resigned; ' as Prime Minister^ This was in; 1 . 1769. That battle fora Free Press T.M. Reg. '© 1957 bj NEA Strrio, In*.' *«We njay move to the city—get away from the traffic . from the shopping center and ti* drive-to movW*

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