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The Ottawa Journal SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 19M 17 D by Barry Goldwatei WHERE STAMP fit- " ' .MTT. r IT; , "''", ''4,1 PRIME MINISTER AND MRS. PEARSON were, untiled U years ago last Saturday, and celebrated the anttl-versary with a quietly informal, amost private visit to Stratford and, the Festival. Apparently only Festival founder Tom Patterson and administrative director Victor Policy knew in advance of the visit, so the Pearsons, walking alone from the Victorian Inn through the park, remained undetected by the crowd until they reached the theatre entrance. In the afternoon they saw ' a performance of , "K I a g Lear." and In the evening, The Country Wife." Backstage afterwards, meeting the Festival company, the Prime Minister told them: "This afternoon in 'Lear' you restored my faith In contemporary society, and tonight with The Country Wile,' , my faith In contemporary morality." ' When Mrs. Michael Lang-ham (Helen Burns) who plays the lead m "The Country Wife, remarked that two plays on 'the same day was quite a load for her husband who directs both, the Prime Minister responded with this quip: . - ,,. ' "Up on Parliament HID. we have two shows'" a day ourselves In the House of Commons, and the acting Is nowhere near as good and enjoyable as yours I supposed that" because we have more than our share of bad actors." EVER SINCE CONSERVATIVE LEADER DIEFEN. ! BAKER asked the Prime Minister bow many Canadian In- ' dustrles and business nouses had copyrighted Variations of the three maple leaves theme as trademarks there art 27 of them -1 people have been mailing In samples. The one that Mr. Dlefen-baker and hit Centre Black office tuft like to display to visitors who et around to discussing the "Great Flag Debate" and almost everybody does If the cellophane wrapper for a package of bologna. ...,-...,. - . The three maple leaves design Is the trademark for the sliced bologna packaged by the Federal Packing Company tof Montreal, Magog and Que- IbecjClty. The Opposition Leader has en of the wrapper! on bit 1- I 1 u SENATOR GOLDWATER Hill Talk By Richard Jackson desk, displaying It- as what his aides have chosen to call "Exhibit A" In the prosecution of "The Flag Case.". . ' THIS LATEST. AND CONTROVERSIAL, Civil Service t a I a r y Increase has been keeping .senior .Treasury Board hands m almost continuous conference session these last few' weeks. Call almost any time of any day and you'll find Assistant Treasury Board Secretary D. M. Waiters, and his men at a meeting, i - Free time away from t h e conference : table has been such, a precious commodity that even hit own secretary, Mist K. M, Kirby, tees so little of him. she's thinking, the says and perhaps only half kidding "of tacking up photo of him on the wall." But In the fine Civil Serv-Ice art of busy unavailability to casual callers. Mr. Wallers remains only an amateur. For It it possible, if you keep trying, to catch him on the fly between the busy whirl of conferences. . . v THE ALL - TIME, CIVIL SERVICE-WIDE CHAMPION In the highly-skilled office tporti of being elusive, was. without .; question. former Deputy Public Works Minis-ter E. P. Murphy. . He was simply never ever "In" to unexpected or unscheduled phone calls, or to time-wasting visitor dropping by without appointments. r It got to be something of a challenge, even contest among newspapermen, to get E. P. Murphy on the line and accomplish the nearly-Impossible, like swimming the channel two ways or i climbing over Mount Everest - And it was never recorded that anybody did get through. Not even the doggedly-determined xealot who mad tt a point of honor, amost, to call at least once every day. six days a week through three successive maddeningly frustrated years. Mr. Murphy wasn't "In conference," nor "at a meeting." not even "out of the city," nor "with the minister", ha Just wasn't "la" and through all the days of those three years, the dally caller never did get to hear his voice. '-A. "GOODNESS GRACIOUS," said the woman tourist from Vermont, "your Prime Mio- liter certainly doesn't ride to style, does he? And who't that with him?" Who was with him was External Affairs Minister Martin, and they were both crunched up. knees up around their ears in the back teat of a beat-up. vest-pocket-size English-made Jalopy. The Prime Minister and Mr. Martin had been out to lunch, and the External Affairs Minister had asked a university student, a Summer employee In bis department, to pick him up and drive him to the Hill for the opening of the afternoon session. With a bang and a rattle and a cloud of exhaust smoke, the student rolled up in the pint-sued junk heap, little snore than waist high, and the two senior statesmen of the Cabinet, Jack - knifed them-selves inside amid a pile of golf dubs, a scuba diving rig. a couple of cartons of empty pop bottles and assorted debris. , Up they , wheeled to the "Special Entrance" of the West Door of the Centre Block where the RCMP guard was about to wave off the road-weary mini-car, when goggled-eyed he taw who was inside. - -v -, !Y . With a flourish ha opened the door and then snapped off a correct salute as Mr. Pearson and Mr. Martin, straight faced, climbed awkwardly out and entered the House. .- ',. NEITHER LIBERAL MP LLOYD FRANCIS nor ex-Conservative MP Dick Bell are waiting for any formal election call. Both are off and running In what will surely turn out to be Carleton't and perhaps the country's most hotly-contested campaign. -r Mr. Francis got out a bit ahead of Mr. Belt In attending the two recent supermarket "premieres" m t h deep West End a new wrinkle In campaigning, this showing the political flag at shopping centre "openings." But Mr. Bell is Mill 'way yout front In the country's Fan Fair circuit. There, . Mr. Francis hat been donating trophies for competition In the pie-baking, snapdragon growing.N and sweet cucumber pickle-making contents. tThit Is dandy, except that Mr. Bell was putting up trophies at the Mete a I f i Carp and Richmond fairs, II 1 By SENATOR BARRY COLO WATER (First in a series fivt articles excerpted from "Where I Stand," the new booh lo be published September 8 in which the US. Republican Presidential nominee states' his positions on vital domestic and international issues.) . The United Sutet must lead the free world, not retreat from the bard obligation of that leadership. We must reject, as vain and outmoded, any suggestion that we hid behind a "Fortress America" or. "Maginot Line" concept. The aggressive thrust of communism will not permit it. nor will modem weaponry. , The greatest force for freedom m the world today is the powerful Atlantic Alliance, the NATO community, ft is the first line of defence for the entire free world. But the present administration has allowed NATO to drift into disarray to the point where it is split, leadcrless, and badly lagging in its goal of building and maintaining a solid barrier against communism. The. crux of the problem is our tendency, even" our eagerness, to negotiate unilaterally with the Soviet Union. To compund the problem, the administration has failed to provide for full allied participation hi the planning of NATO , strategy and the deployment of Us forces, including appropriate nuclear weapons. Interdependence ' We spaa of an . "interdependent world" and yet we deploy our wrength so as. In- Arithmetically then. tt figure that the pi - bakers and pickle-makers at each of these Iain are competing for 17 separate , R. A. Bell trophi, , Running hard. . and ready for an election aprlnt-to-the-pollt either this Fall or next Spring, both contestants are "confident,' at each of them put It, . Need Staff, Says Hull Hospital Neaotiation netartMi ftuMiar Government representative and employee of 26 hospitals have reached a compromise and averted an all-out strike, but the main nroblem of staff strength remains at Sacred nean Hospital hi Hull. Union official representing 300 emoloveea of the! have taid the offer of a $9 raise over a two-year period had been accented. Also accented were the vacation period and in 97-nour week; out the question or lack or personnel till remain the major complaint of employee. jean Bemier, business agent of the. Association of Em. ployees, taid a government In quiry into tn situation would oe asaea ror. j Rev. Sister Jotanh. admin. ittrator of the hospital, told newsmen tn situation was similar in all part of the coun try. Ther is a lack of personnel In every hospital In Canada: Work schedule hava tn ha carefully arranged so the paiienia no not lace proper care," she uld. Start Work On 14-Floor Building Sam Berger has started work on a new building on th north tide of Laurief Avenue West dlacent to th Ottawa Public Library. - ' - It will be M storeys high and contain floor space of 200.000 square feet, t It is expected to be completed in May, 1963. L'Abb Cortetructio are the general contractor nd Doug-la and Rosa th architects. D creasingly. to isolate ourselves. Free-world and U.S. security are indeed indivisible. But our present policies militate against the translation of "mutual security" into workable and meaningful arrangements. Consider, as a prime example, the idea that multinational 'crews should man NATO naval forces in order to give our NATO "partners" a true share In the control of nuclear weapons. This nuclear "bone" is just that a sop rather than a solution. More, It is an insult to the intelligence of our allies. Any rational person with a modi cum of military experienced can foresee the obstacles auco a mix would bring to a naval or to any other fore. It Is scarcely possible for "multinational" captain to command an effective fighting ship. The NATO alliance cannot be revitalized by gimmicks that give only the superficial appearance of true .partnership. ' . . " 'Immediate Steps We 1 must tak immediate step, and effective ones, to forge a stronger free world. I submit th following for serious discussion: (1 Consultation with our NATO allies prior to major policy decisions that directly affect their security (I have in mind the sudden cancellation of Skybolt. and the withdrawal of Thor and Jupiter missile from Italy and Turkey). (2) A pledge not to en-gaga in bilateral negotiations with th Soviet Union on matter that directly involve the interest or security jof out NATO partners. (3) Th sharing of nuclear, secrets, within th framework of existing law, so that such nations as France and Britain could be integrated at full nuclear partners in the Alliance. (4) The training of all NATO forces stationed bt Europe, regardless of nationality, in the use of battlefield or tactical nuclear .weapons.' I suggest that th Supreme Commander of NATO have direct command over a NATO nuclear fore, trained, ready, and equipped with tactical weapons those nacltsr weapons which are th successor to yesterday's conventional arms. European statesmen agree that such an action would revitalize the Alliance and Immensely increase th credibility of our deterrent against Communist aggression. . This certainly does not mean that every local commander would have control over nuclear weapons. It does mean, simply, that by this action th United States would prove to die allies that w trust them and support their right to defend their homes with the most modem and most appropriate weapons. If no such action Is taken, nothing tn the world will stop any European nation from developing Its own national nuclear force, as France I now doing. These national forces would not strengthen the Alliance but rather split tt into further disarray. The present "crisis of confidence" would thus be' deepened. If we continu to withdraw our nuclear strength from Europe, rather than reinforce it and" bring it under unified command, we may someday be faced with situation where a "localised" Communist invasion will leav us no real options either full-seal Intercontinental retaliation or surrender to the Communist thrust. A nuclear NATO could meet local invasions, on the spot, with local tactical nuclear force. And this tarn fore offer th best bop for discouraging tuck "nibbling" tactic in the first place. Same Rules Apply I have emphasized, and properly to, Ih role of NATO s th mainstay of free-world security. But we should apply the am general rules of consultation and confldene (though detail will vary) to all our alliances: SEATO in Southeast Asia, CENTO tn th Middle East, and th OAS m this hemisphere. All! r partners who have pooled their resources for common pur put, accomplished through trust and co operation. W mutt not treat, our allies with contempt.-. W must not bully them. W most lead them and by guaraiv teeing our mutual aecurlty. rrfove toward our common goal of peace and freedom in the world. The United States is the most powerful nation on earth. We are living in a world torn by conflict. We are challenged to use our power and our leadership to achieve freedom and peace throughout the world. We are failing to do so. The foreign policy of the United Stales should be the sum of principles and purposes through wfiich we shape our national destiny a clear statement of our interests, a believable expression of th will lo maintain tbet interests, and a vision of the sort of world in which nations like our can live. Foreign policy should not be confuted with foreign programs. Programs as such stem from policy; they do not form it. To debate programs is to beg the issue and avoid the confrontation with pur national conscience which a real foreign policy requires. Complex Issues' It is not enough (imply to say that war or peace is the only foreign policy Issue. Peace has many complex requirements and war hat many face which -wc need to know' more clearly., Th fundamentals of a decent public order are based upon a view of man as endowed with inherent, intrinsic worth and rights. Hit worth and hit rights mutt be protected by the rule of law enforced by 'sn impartial judiciary, respect for personal liberty and religion. .free press, diffusion of political and economic power, and emphasis on freedom of creativity for the individual. Since we bold that "government derives its Just powers from the consent of the governed, a world -in which we can live safely by our principles, must include both opportunity for alt nations to live in the way prescribed by their people's convictions and the assurance that-our system will enjoy a decent respect from other governments. In present - day terms, th major objective of U.S. foreign policy should be the reduction of Communist power to a level from which it cannot threaten th security of our nation or the peace of the world. This will require full mobilization of the free world's resolve and Its resources , to undermin the power now held by Communists and to encourage their eviction from positions of control. This does not mean war. It meant the alternative to war; a way to win- peace to end threats to the nation without war. Together the advanced free nations bold the balance of world power. They greatly outproduce the Communist nations, whose economies, now deeply in trouble, would stagnate without constant infusion of Western productivity. Cry of Freedom Psychologically, too, w have the advantage. Freedom it our century's most Inspiring cry. The Western nation hav mora freedom than man has ever before enjoyed, and have extended tt. Communism demonstrably has been freedom's arch-enemy. But we hav tended to hide freedom' light under bushel of oar own reticence. -We mutt remove the bushel so that th light that it ther will shin brilliantly. If w fail to exploit these other Instruments of national power, there eventually wilt come i time when the military Instrument alone will serve, and our only alternatives will be war or surrender. A policy of co-exlttence ha failed to alter communism's goal of destroying the political and social form of the non-Communist world. It will continu to fall because A doe not counter th aggressive dynamism of Communiat expansion. Th Communists would Ilk to present us with one choice: either give In or face nuclear war. But hot war I not an essential Ingredient of. the campaign - toward reducing Communist power and evicting Communist power-holders. It it th height of folly to equal a can-win policy th desir to win - wUh a da-tire for war. Just at tt Is foolish to suggest that no-win policy will produce peace. There Is always a risk of war in a world in which possessors of treat military nower era committed tOv as- A gression. But war 4a a risk to the Communists as well at to us. Th Communists are deterred from risking war today by our preponderant military- 1 ' - i. technology advantage. .That deterrence can last only so, long as we keep an unflagging opposition to the total Communist enterprise. j 1 The most effective approach to foreign policy now is to propose a purpose a policy, if you will not simply to propose new programs. Most Americans must sense this. Our allies surely do. Red Hommer Taps TOepTo'g"rj'a m , evolving from an effective policy must be tailored to fit opportunity. Lacking purpose, they will, as now, just be knee - jerk reactions to Communist hammer taps. One last word, about the style of our foreign policy. No nation can endure without self - respect. We need, at vitally as daily bread, the return of honor and dignity to our national conduct. We must end the trifling disregard with which our citizens have been treated in various parts of the world. Our government mutt again tpeak and act with the distinction befitting one of history's great nations. I have tried to propose here a standard which free men car! share and to which they can repair. The achievement of peace by the reduction of Communist power without all-out war should head the list of priorities. Only within th framework of (his purpose can intelligent attention be given to the problems of grinding poverty, ignorance, and disease. The hope that freedom and communism can live peaceably, side by side, is a vain hope, for it takes two to live at peace. The Communists will not and cannot live at peace, hog-tied as they are by their own militant ideology. Thus, merely to echo the Communist slogan of "peaceful co - existence" is simply to fall in with Communist propaganda. Most certainly, to, accept the division of the world between free and slave does not measure up to worthy and sensible purpose in foreign policy. Ending the Communist power to distort human life and disrupt world peace is the vision of victory that hat the power to inspire end the -inspiration to win. It is the victory that would snuff out the fuse of war and agression, liberate peoples, and assure ordered fulfilment of reasonable hopes everywhere. Reprinted with the permission of McGraw-Hill Book Company row WHERK I STAHD by Sen-ator Barry Goliieottr. Copyright ci by Barry Goldwater. Distributed by Books In The News, Inc. MONDAY: Waal about the United NatlensT LOMER" By CORD NAMES IN THE NEWS: Postmaster General Nicholson rumored as the next Lt-Gov. of British Columbia, replacing i former Defence Minister George Pearke. The move might pave the way for the elevation of "Sunshine Coast". MP Jack Davis to the PMG't job . . . Carl Mayhew of Mines and Tech information, planning a twitch to private industry? ... Wesley Halliday retired this week at freight clerk" of Canadian National's Chaudiere yard office. He'd been with the railway for 46 years . . . Former hockey and football players Lud Check, Bud Keats and Ted McClarty all now with H.iram Walker's, heading next week to the firm's annual convention in Barauda . . . Another former Ottawa hockey : layer of note, Frank Dsmster, who wit prominent on RCAF team her a few year back, ha returned to Ottawa from ' North Bay after retiring from the Air Force . . . Ralph Haas nl rarUinn llniveraiiv and . ls of Ottawa U to attend meetings in Montreal in October in which professor from universities across the country will probe the topic of highway engineering education in Canada today . . Sportsman Jimmy McCaffrey In hospital following a heart attack . . . Mrs. Arthur Lea scored a hole-in-one at the Smiths Falls Golf and Country Club the other day to become the first woman to achieve the distinction there . . . Bin Brown, of the Gloucester Police Department write to note an item we carried here a couple of weeks ago about the word "signalized" being added to the language by a policeman in court "Wen," write Bill "I am th policeman referred to but I regret that I cannot honestly take credit , for the birth of . this new word." He sends along the Department of Transport' Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices, dated June. 1962, and sure enough, there it is in bold type: "Probable percentage of vehicles delayed at a signalized Intersection." Well, thank you, Bill Brown. W must try and work it into story one of these days. SMELLING LIKE A ROSE: Mo Koffman's friendly garbagemen are at it again. Civic-minded Lillian Wads-worth, CARE of Canada director tells of spying Sanitation truck No. 69 on Nicholas street the other day. The truck was "wearing large bouquets of gay artificial Bowers attached to the tide mirror." Adds Lillian: "1 this to impress our visiter that everything I so loverly tn Ottawa that even eur garbage tcaells like a rose?" , '; UPTOWN AND DOWN: Th Ottawa theatre season open with th third annual Festival of the Performing Art t at Ottawa Tech Oct 3. The Ottawa Littl Theatre, The Studio Singwrs, Le Theatre t Pont Neuf and the Oaesteal Ballet Company , , The Ottawa Travel Trailer Association -planning another outing next weekend,, with trek to the Btyview Campsite at Whit Lake, according to wagonmaster Sam McCrackca ... The RCAF Association, 410 Wing, 1 Ottawa, will hold its first meeting in Its new quarter at Sherwood Drive and Carting next Wednesday evening. The c new club I in the renovated building that housed th old . Paragon Restaurant Fred Zuana sayf they're throwing the ' welcome mat out for all ex -RCAF type both -old timer and those recently released, and even those In the process of becoming ex-RCAF, far the opening meeting Wednesday What could turn Into th city's biggest coffee break will take place on the Malt In front of the new Royal Bank Building Sept 21. That's the day of th kickoff for thia yr( United Appeal. Bags and bass of coffee hav been , donated by th Sterling Tea and Coffee people, and Mil bo ' prepared gratis by Morrison Lamoth. Mayor Whlttoa will ? cui ua nooun or acnu up ui naiioon or wnatavejr uwy QO to officially open campaigns. t - ' 1 ' ' SILVER DOLLARS and many thank to Lorena GB-aav Jack Tytot and Dave Mod tat for helpful hints. x

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