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The Ottawa Journal , -Rublliha toy The Journal Fublbhinf Co. f Ottawa U : Quaan St. 1M Saarka St. Ottawa. Ontario. . : i , THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 1984. -i W.iV. '.'"V . Senator Seei fraud ahd sellers. The man who puts aside a : dozen Golden Bantam for a favored client he merely thinks will come is ' a " friend indeed 5 . as Is thejbuyer who will walk the extra block' in the rain and pay an extra nickel, to the . meter tq keep an only casually-made "rendezvous "to eei if there were any raspberries left this, week.1!' U ' ' , ...... U' lilra markatl nr ie.ft that WD This flaccioLpr complacent. Govern- Wem t0 Ukaahe ,who buy and ment has let pass without authoritative en jn markets? 1 reply a most awrinna' rharyfl -hy ClM.'' J ' , j servtUive Senator Wallace McCutcheon. ,t i ,, J ' .' ("This , Is a fraud .'on the Canadian. Nikita $ Toqst , people." said the senator in a speech T ki-r.;L oT Friday. He complained thaie T Non-Drinkers . . Liberal administration classifies s The people's government of Russia is loans. ;irlstead . of expenditures, . pay- having trouble with the people they're m'ents which are made to the CBC with , drinking too much. Pravda even hints'; to hope of return. Speaking specifically that sales of vodka should be banned. S to an item in the interim supply bill there's more here than you could put 'to "loan" the . broadcasting system in your eye. Premier Khrushchey says 114,250,000, he. termed it a subterfuge drunkards are breaking up families, (o conceal or reduce budgetary deficits, violating public order andsiy it not ! The inadequate defence offered by in China! becoming poor workers. Jail (the Government leader in the Senate, 'em, he says, laying down his glass Senator Connolly, was. that the Item 'with a bang. 1 , . - Covering the CBC loan Was in the esti- Apparently before jailing so con-mates for ait to see. Whether it ' was siderable a number of even poor work-poorly done was a matter of opinion, ers he had a notion to enlist the editor ' i The CBC costs a great deal of money, of Pravda in an anti-drink Campaign. Which most Canadians, feel well spent. We don't., know whether the Pravda . But the Government does CBQ no sery- man drinks, but he's not going to be ;ice la handling its accounts -in such a the toast of all the Russians who do, jway that the public may come to the that' sure. . , . ' ' ' ' conclusion that CBC is a party to a Pravda says give drunkards one-fraud or that the Government is ad- years term, and lest that sound like ' Justing CBC's national accounts W sweet reason here we might point out " make Mr. Gordon's budget deficit seem that a year In a Russian Jail , is no less than ft is. ; ZT ' v.f holiday. t COuld drive a man to drink, t The Commons' Public Accounts Com-, ' , But freshen your "glass while we tell mittee at this moment is concerned you what else Pravda said: Under com- . about CBC capital outlays in Toronto munlsm. said Pravda, "the reasons and Montreal which are estimated at for drinking have been eliminated. $83,000,000 in March last year and now. There is no poverty or unemployment." , are expected to be $105,000,000. '"3 ; . What a lot of troika talk! What about , Is the taxpayer s contribution to these those Russian diplomats we used to see ; Costs to be regarded as a final expendi- at the UN bar tossing back vodkas and : .; Jure or an Investment from which he whatever else was going? Were they -J may expect a return, some sunny day? poor or unemployed? Being poor , or , i A Government' with ; pride would not tjnemployed may be a good reason to-: let Senator McCutcheon's question and drink, if you can afford it. But it has criticism remain unanswered. , ; always seemed, to us that a better ; '-'. . 1 i I (" reason for drinking is in not being -poor . "a P r I ' ."' ': ',or unemployed, r J ' - ;:. ;, . A rOOr example v- ' The stern language coming from Mr. j ' The reeve of Stafford township has Khrushchev! and his Pravda-scribe ' disclosed that three of his. four fellow 0,fers a chink in the iron curtain no councillors were using the township's pun intended. Have the Russian people w. sewer aysteift without waiting for .come' to the "Conclusion that " being r; approval by the ? Ontario Municipal reasonably well off and holding, a job ' .Board. One- councillor has readily ad-. i ot f everything? Is communism, ; mitted connecting his sewer, to the sys- then, not the answer? Is there a' state j ,tem (n violation of a township bylaw, of mental . or . spiritual dissatisfaction - jvciiepayers in me lownsnip inut are in , Deing a weu-tea , wen-lured com-, encouraged by their: elected officials to munist?;. Is there' perhaps something break the law. The frank councillor who else, something to be reached for, : to 4 admitted .connecting: his sewer pre- be drunk to? Freedom of rhind and - maturely hastened tp add he "hooked spirit, perhaps? V" ' ' ' -! ? -' 8 ratepayer, not as a xounciUor. ..y , U is very disturbing. Or Is this just . This will not make It any harder for the wi-y 0,d m R'r way of hpwliiS' payeri..,ollowth poor .J trymg to fnslst 0J . The reevee7pres ihock to find Image, tha cult of personality? that councillors were violating a bylaw.;' ) i , . -which they had signed. But at the same ReDOvina the Dueen ' time he declared he gave permission ,'" ' " to one ratepayer to connect his sewer There's an illusion that governments line to the system.'. This man's case are glad to. pay the passage home of was "desperate," he explained he nationals stranded In outlandish places would have had to pay $100 on his like the Toronto airport The 224 Scot-septic tank otherwise.' It would be a t'sh tourists left on their uppers in shame if this misguided citizen lost the Toronto when their U.S. . chartered $100 as the fine authorized by the by- planes failed to arrive know that the Jaw. Other ratepayers will wonder by Queen in the name of the United what authority the reeve canexempt Kingdom or Canada or the President 1 citizens from the terms of local laws. in the name of the United States leave The councillors say they are lrnpa- those in a tient with the delays of the OMB. But to. 4 v well, they, above all, should realize' For when the British High Commts- lays are encountered atevery level of sioner in Canada-arranged .passage for government No doubt hey have come the Scots in other airplanes he did not in for their share ; of criticism from pick up the bill, for keeps. The stranded impatient ratepayers. They s h o u 1 d Scots had to agree, and sign a caper be the last to give way to their vim- to that effect, that they would repay patience and break the law. Let them the British Government for whate v e r instead break the slow pokes In OMB cost's, had been incurred. This means if that s where responsibility lies. . that the U.S. When does the market, come of age? There are those who insist full-blown maturity is reached on By Ward-Marker Square when big brown bags of potatoes are stacked high. Others see Aright pumpkins as the symbol of ripnessA Each market patron with a favorite fruit or ; ilower-orj'egetable riay. have a personal guidepost. , The rich "middle, aeasnn appear to lift the Scots home from ' TMWtntM will k..A tli V-Marketing . . and furious is unon usdull suburbanites who loved to accom- now. With two months still to gtr the1 pay James Bond on his forays-with market offers a wide selection. Prices v" P'e and topless-dress type blondes are higher than last year, for the law today mourn .with deep sincerity of supply and demand Is inexorable, his creator, tne author, lan Fleming But we are told quality has not suf- who has died in England. The Bond feracV- : series Is escape literature Just as Sher- On a visit to the market the morning Jock , Holmes- in his day , represented after a much-needed rairt We found the escape, from the Boer War and the gardeners happy. City people forget threat of Income ta and became bet- what rain means to.those who Kye by '.Jer known than Conan Doyle, who in- the land. A gardener complainsSfcat vented him." An author who lets his city people always want something for readers shed their cares Is no, small nothing, drought or not - but this leads benefactor of mankind. If m the future to spirited bargaining, and that is part P0 sometimes speak of J a m e s of the friendly business: - Fleming and Ian Bond It will be a We noted a number of tourists. But the debonair Mr. Fleming. tourists are not heavy Hna , tknuoh it tm nArKana buyers of pro- who loved life fiatfrlnt rt would have woman who . Notes British actor to have more about the same ' . Mayor WWfWe. VMBSM B aWrS W'eT JMH1 IIIB) W be so much photographed as some old market sellers -have come to be. JAt in any business, location is Steady customers know what's where. One the other day found to her delight that "My runner beans woman was right next to the little beets woman . ... this morning. Whether sold beett was little, or the whether her., terests" worked "in cahoots" not to bid beets were little wasn't clear to us but on tha Albert Street parking lot .which neither was It important. The point i. de city IS trying to sell. Maybe It was buyer and seller were obviously friends, all those downtown office workers who That's something the market seems to would have to search for another place prosper menasoip between buyers, to park if position to help themselves help themselves. h company which failed to former patrons to deal with. The Queen's government wants i t s money back from the Scots and the American airline will leanr that he, 1 1 hath no fury like a Scotsman scorned in Toronto.-' . ' . . . He Gave Us Escape V Presidents, explorers, war aces and and a spice of adventure. appreciated. 3 and Comment. Peter Sellers is reported i than 80 cars. He. has number of voices too. . '. '-t- .'i ' whitton said,. - certain , "in the land was develoi developed. 1 From the THERE Is magic 111 words . properly used, and to give them this magic is Uvt purpose ;of discipline of language. - There is no inefficiency so serious as that which arises' glared, gd, leered, glanced. from poverty of language.. The V' We may use "arrogant," man who doe not oreu him.; presumptuous." and "insolelitl self meaningfully and clearly Is a bungler, wasting his timW and tetter I that of his associates. . . . distinct thoughts: claiming the they refer when dictating let-; Manv canturiea ao Paul tha homage of others as his due; ters. Imagining that they are Apostle wrote' in these cautionary terms to one of 'his j churches: "Except ye utter by j the tongue words easy to be understood, how shall it be ' known what is spoken? ... ye .shall speak into the air." v. Socrates pointed the way toward clarity in the use of language when he demonstrated to his disciples that they would . get nowhere' In their dispute .about justice unless they agreed, upon clear definitions of the Z words they used. He made sure 'that they were talking about ..the same things. . iff you look back over the ;:past week's' differences of ; opinion expressed in confer- ' ences, memos and letter, you : will be surprised by the number . of times you said, or someone else said: "Why didnt he say " that in the first placer" That refrain is monotonous m busi- nets offices and workshops. ' If vou are lust beslnninc to write, make It your first rule to be plain. If nature means you to be a fancy writer, a composer of odes or a trail- blazing author tike Joyce or Stein, she will force you to It but whatever of worth you v turn out even then will be based upon your developed skill with words. ; The lain wav of writin. eon. ceals great art By avoiding pomposityt ambiguity and com-, plexity you attain simplicity, which is the greatest cunning because it conveys your meaning Into the mind of another straight away, without effort on his part It carries with it too, feeling of sincerity and in tegrity, for who can be suspicious of the motives of a person who speaks plainly? isinu,tBrv..r -.. .:.. r " puruvnsvmv. . wonts are pleasant companions, delighting in what they can do for you whether In earnest or In fun. in business or In tove. The true dimension of your vocabulary Is not, however, the number of s-aSa"" ""mi?- rv... m.j i. i.W,..l m,m.L" wd. thVt arVaimilS vSt Mental to mS Twl nMtLin h. SU m. ZVXZ W much'u? TZ ii ZZ, tt Z'CT.ol, , niivata and ; narticular which , they do not share with each I other, some personality natural to the word or acquired by ', Usage. '' Everyone recognizee the difference' between child- and' urchin, hand and fist, ' mis- statement and lie. There Is an ;. overtone , of meaning which .: causes a mother to resent your calling her child "puny" Instead of "delicate." People persist in .confusing ."instruction" with "education"., when discussing our school system. The former , i . furnishing a child with knowledge and facts and Information; tha latter is a draw-' Ing1 forth from within, opening up fountains already in - his i mind, rather than 'filling a eis-' tern with water brought from . some other source. ' Study the different shades' of -meaning expressed by the ' synonyms of a genera) word ' like "said." When should you ' use "maintained? Under what : conditions would "claimed" be ' ' more appropriate? Look at the different effects produced In your mind by substitution of -'these and other words for" "said-", in this sentence: "He ; ims imp itimm, tmjs-. im ' BUSSfttlY'fflWiNT - WORDS Itoyal Bank of Canada Monthly said (asserted, Implied, aisum-' ed. insisted, 'suggested) that the police were doing a good Job." And try the substitutes for "looked" in the sentence "John looked at Mary" mmi intmk.iMMMu Ih Iimu uUt; when w examine them with care we And three laajng uungs 10 nimseii onoiv mt wy unmoauia "'--acquiring any tiUe to. them; More than two centuries ago breaking the recognized sund- the Commissioner of Excise in ard of social behavior. There England wrote to one these is a world of difference between searchers for novelty "I am the meanings of misconduct, ordered to acquaint you that If misbehavior and delinquency, you hereafter continue that stand between vice, error, fault, fected and schoolboy way of transgression, lapse and sin. V ---. -- RESTOES concerning ourselves with mdividual words.. .we need to be careful to use the proper sort of language fitting the occasion. If, a lawyer talks over the bridge table as he does to a jury; if the electronics en- gineer uses his trade language to explain to his wife how to change a fuse; if a business- ." uses factory language in writing to a customer; these Ppie are preiemious people, ot people who are not interest-, ed in their purpose , of com- municating ideas, i-.-f Politicians, particularly, should pay attention to the niceties of language to as to address us meaningfully. The deformation of meaning for political ends "has become a common practice. Every cau- tious reader has to pick his way carefully through a sea of adjectives which qualify and changt words of which he knw the accepted meaning. The political interchanges In newspapers and in Hansard contain woras wmcn are Oo- Cure and undetermined In their meaning. Skill in disputing Is not the same as skill In communicating. '"5. . .-...JV.i.i. Our language has become a tired and inefficient thing In the hands of journalists and edvertising writers. Their abuses and misuses are not the slapdash errors of unlettered hacks, but the carefully con ceived creations of educated men and women. Their distor- wnKjous devices, gimmicKS to catch attention. tm wh., ' . E. B. White, the distinguished essayist, wrote ; of Madison Auanita 1ssnawa.a.. MIlrtiL la.- deliru lnf. Z 'TiTJLl Z,t nJZTt rf??..0-'..." - Grace and style the pomp ter or an article wise, an, th "vlcUon that pro- rundity of thought Is evidenced ky Pto.ity'of , language is "tomshingly wldesprwd. This ' " ' ". 'l WHEN TYPE advice is quoted Jocularly in "So Y6u Have to Make a Speech,? by Daniel R. Maue: "When you don't know what you mean, use big words that often fools little people." Some writers, more interested In words than in ideas, fall In love with a word and make MtruaM M uu It Thtv have even been known to make lists of pompous words to which writing, and to murder ; tha languaga In such a manner, you wlU for W -'.',"".. r: -"",': A Y0UTH my fU methe- maucs or economics, which means only that he is deficient in those subjects. -but at he fails in language be is fundamentally ansdaeated. -M ,''-': ' Yet th current passion for pictures and sounds, and the growing aversion to reading, have produced a generation-of students who are finding it difficult to speak and write with sufficient accuracy to meet modern .job requirements. ; r - Afraid of loading children with too much learning, the fourth grade teacher in the United States uses a primer with some 1300 words. A Rus sian child has primer of 2.000 words in the first grade and of 10,000 words in the fourth. He is, moreover, readme. Tolstoy in the first grade while his opposite number in the United States is working his way through a book entitled "A Funny Sled." This charge is made in an artice in Horizon of July 1963. r . , To be a good writer a person must spend much of his time at a table in the toilsome act of writing. You cannot develop a word sense haphazardly any more than you can pick up by casual or chance acquaintance the facts In physics and chemistry and mathematics needed in today's manufacturing. - After . writing thoughtfully and correcting critically, you still need to read what you have wiiimi iv siawi.csMSiu uwi s free from amblcuitv. that the written to ascertain that It is message is right, the words . . . . .. " " V,' ' " LS?" i?,S7tlin ' hounUM xer- elw ' ". Language rr5',rs,K;,SK edged masters used words. The the work of great writers of good language, the broader and more accurate your vocabulary will becom. and the mor. vig- orou. your rtyle. ; t"" ' " ' "" ;"" " .'' MOPSY COULP r' WORPS MINUTE BAY WH W0KP5, IPIPNT AT 5IZE ' 11 I -w . .1 i r i 1 A v . 1 6-' InHia Breads With a Nehru Tradition - , a? raw nana : WHUM tt ua Maaakaalar . OaarSlaa itl ' NEW DELHI. -appointment of VfITH the .a new roreiga Minuter, the Indian Government is now engaged in a careful review of its past conduct -of international many causes and underlying affairs, particularly the use Actors. The term is used to m.?to MAr 01 . omci' m- cover any disorders which. In-chine and the technique for pro- .,. ,K. .. fcIfc jectlng the national (mage vo,v th- um, whlch P01 abroad. This is the first time In IT years of Independence that India has had a Foreign Minister exclusively devoted to the subject . . ' Nehru, who combined the of fice of Prime Minister with rT 7 , ramf of External Affairs, remained until hia daaih divided in hla attention. But since he was also " the principal thinker and txecu- tor of policies the Foreign .Of. lice under him acquired pre- " "-. - tige without becoming an Initl- in entirely healthy individuals, , tuiion. , ; . has a copious 'native "flora" ! One of the first tasks which J "j6" othw the new Foreign Minister. Sar- H been' Piwuined th dar Swaran Singh, has set for - he right eircum- himself is to get his Ministry stances of diet and general working as a standardised ma- health, are Involved in making chine. He Is up against the teeth decay.' Many years ag6 ' Nehru - tradition of a highly scientisu at Notre Dame Uni- personalized endeavor, but has varsity's Lobund InsUtute, a . already started giving a new pioneer centre for the study ' shape to the Minittry. ' of bacteria-free animals, found He Is encouraging officers to hat rats kept free from such think for themselves rather rms would not develop tooth than depend on guidance from decay. ; . . .. 4 the top, although according to Within tf past few years the new Foreign Minister scientUts at the National In- there will be no basic changes sUtute of : Dental Research, in policy, only a shift of em-, Bethesda. Md., have found that ' phasis here and there. . only a few among the mouth's He feels that he should devote multitude of bacterial types his attention primarily- Tin seem to be involved In tooth the early stages at any rate decay f to India's neighborhood. This Families of Syrian hamsters - realistic approach to interna- thought to be genetically sus-Uonal relattons Is a significant w departure from his predeces- rendered decay-free simply sors outlook and pracUce. by One of the saddest features mouths a few specific strains of India's International relations ot streptococcus bacteria. Other is the. difficulties which have f,miUe, of hamsters, known accumulated over the years in (or their resistance to tooth '" i,h pkl,,"n Burm' cavKy formation, developed do-and teyion. ; ' v - when the specific strepto- aiu umiu.u.a m in-. dian settlers In Ceylon are to be held at the end of next month when Mrs. Bandaranalke Is expected la New; Delhi. ' But the desire to reach agree ment en the future of Indian settlers is not the only incentive Den! Research Institute. Refer tha search for a new am- nUy Dr. Doran D. Zinner of phasis. Mr. Singh feels that an improvement In relations with immediate neighbors should m any case have a priority. . . " tfa hnnea tn make at-aslar af. forts to strengthen links with Afghanistan where the few 1m ;.., dian residents are not in dang-. N another discovery rear of being expelled as la Ceylon .1 , . .... i, 'and Burma. He thinks of good d Burma. He thinks of good relations with' Immediate neighbors as a necessary , chain of fortresses. v" 25. Years Ago Im Ika Jaanal at aas. It, last ARTHUR THIVIERGE was sp- Minted Chief of the Assign - ment Branch and Assistant Sec- retary Of the Civil Service Commissiotu ..r , Hont John Buchan w Join - int his father Lord Tweedamuir after serving for a year with the Hudson's Bay Company ; posts in the Eastern Arctic Robert. Montgomery was star "Fast and' ring in the film Loose." .V;: -r;H .''; 'h ' Stan Home, former assistant ' professional at the Ottawa Hunt and Gotf Club, captured the Quebec Open golf championship i.i m 1 1.. i. Willi IIH. 49. . kiiucr, Rivermead pro, lost out by one , evoke. ,; . Prime Minister W. L Mac- t...i iri. .. .k-,;-- ,k. kenzie King was contesting the riding of Prince Albert in the forthcoming election. - rrance purcnaseq war ma- terU! ? u!.,.tht..VrlUd Su,e, totalling 3S.41Wtt ' ; . Ottawa Motor Sates were erecting a new building at Bank and Thornton iat a , cost of J so, 000. 1 1 . : ' Mouthpieces Ta Prevent Tooth Decay? By HAROLD M. SCHMECK IK. !' (Cl MM Mav tack TlaMa.ltan Santaa ; HlLDRErf In three VS. cities . may be , wearmg mouth- , pieces this Fall Jot purposes : that have nothing to do with athletics. . -'. . The plastic devices are, part . of. an experiment that may eventually protect all the teeth in the nation. v ; ; .The mouthpieces are a part of studies ' sponsored and being : planned by the National Institute of Dental Research in the hope of capitalizing on a new view of tooth decay 1 '-'w Though far lees terrifying . than some of mankind's ether afflictions, tooth decay Is far more ' widespread : than -most and more damaging than many. The gist of the new view is that tooth decay is an Infectious disease probably, caused by a few specific types of bacteria. Recently there have also been hints that periodontal disease, possibly the world's' most widespread, health problem, may also be spread by certain microbes. , V ; Periodontal disease however is a much more complicated picture., probably . Involving and surround the teeth. JJR. FRANCIS A. ARNOLD JR., director of the institute, has estimated in a recent article .that more than half of all Americans ' ever 40 have ,retdy lost one or more teeth " result of periodontal . ' I The idea . that- bacteria are , ata In tooth decay and r1,ted disease Ts neither new C0CC( wert introduced. ' I , A comparable situation was ,ound .ln riU-. Leaders m these studies were Dr. Paul H. Keyes and Dr. Robert - J. . Fitzgerald of the he National Children's Cardiac Hospital in Miami found In numans inree types or sirepto- cocci that seem chemically related to the decay-ca using typw found to the luunsters., ' and Dr. Harold V. Jordan of the Institute drew periodontal r disease into the picture for the first time.. They found In the mouth, of a hamster suffering from .periodontal disease a filament forming bacterium that appears to .be related to a broad class of organisms cd the nocardia.. These 1 and otht 4 ,. - other, related items of research have led to the mouthpiece project If an ' infectious agent Is one Of the 'clor to-dental fsetase. antL-. hactenal drugs might be able contr ?ss, Indeed . "uu . n that ' children : being treated with regular massive doses of penK M Protcction tainst IVllUISIIl IIHWIIIIK IMIVV fewer cavities. .,: .,...';. . But no one thinks K feasible "? to attack the nation's dental TJr" , , amioioucsi by ; mass -use- of - Tha mouthpiece Idea Is an attempt to bring high conceit- mh'nuTil agent such as fluoride to the mmtnA ,w. :7wr "V: do so with little effect on the rest of the mouth. The mouth- pitc, developed by Dr. Keyes who tested the Idea first wttB , ,), on. for tiamsters. The tests this Fall will be done by co-operating specialists tn Boston. Buffalo and at least one city In the midwest .

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