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editorials Page 4 tfnrilrn <'l<y Telegram Monday, July 22, 1963 Murphy for President '"flic Salina Journal has endorsed Dr. Franklin I). Murphy, former chancellor of the University of Kansas, for the Republican presidential nomination. With limited acquaintance of Franklin Murphy, now chancellor of the University of California at I,os Angeles, we would second the nomination, and agree with the Journal editor that the Republicans face certain defeat in 'G-1 with candidates mentioned NO far. Nixon rm had it politically, Rockefeller is happy with Happy and there's no use spoiling a prolonged honeymoon with a presidential campaign, and Harry Goldwater's ultra-ron«ervatism won't give him a lca.se on the White Hou.sc. From the Journal we learn that Franklin Murphy, with a name as patriotic as they conic, has family roots deep in American soil, that he is a devoutly religious Protestant, a veteran of World War II, a Midwcsterncr with high repanl on both coasts, and has a handsome wife and children who would do honor to the White House. As a university admini.silralor, ho has to deal with politicians, governors, legislators, and congressmen, and should know how to cope with bureaucracy. His only dangerous attribute, says the Journal, is a sense of humor which might make il tough to put up with the dull rituals of politics without laughing at himself. He is a politically unknown, 'tis true, but this is his refreshing appeal over those politically known. Hoi Boyte Soys: Opening Mail Is Ordeal Drew Pearson Reports Republicans Encourage What Once Condemned daily have WASHINGTON — The almo*t private enterprise, that they are Meanwhile David yiienthal, certain railroad strike and recent permitted to use the lessons of former chairman of the AEC, NEW YORK (AP) — One of hearings before the Joint Con- research development that were has stated regarding a proposed life's little ordeals is opening the gresjional Atomic Energy Com- produced during wartime, for nuclear plant across the East mlttee have focused attention on wartime purposes? Do you con- the question of government sub- alder that to be an unusual di- is socialism. let private industry use that in- The Issue in the railroad de- formation?" pursued the rock- bate Is whether the railroad* ribbed senator from Iowa, shall have to continue what amounts to subsidies to labor for __ ,_._ „ _. __ work which the railroads don't operation. That is our system." a lot of otner need. This in the P««t has been "The only point I am trying mail. Age and volume seem an adverse effect on IJie of the stuff thc postman brings. When young, you don't usually get much mail. So scarcity makes it equally interesting — whether It is a scented envelope from a pretty stenographer you met on a vacation visit or a rejection of your enlistment in the Peace Corps River from Manhattan, that he would not live in the area If it were built. Congressman Chet Holifield, the Los Angeles congressman who has become the big bull in the atomic china-shop, "No sir," replied Ramey, P°°n-poohs this idea says Lilien- 'that is part of our method of tha l is hppped on the TVA. But called socialism. to make, and see if you agree It's perfectly understandable with m e or noi >" continued Hick- share Lilienthal's fear. Meanyhile the same GOP congressmen who want subsidies As the years pile on, the mail that the railroad brotherhoods enlooper, "i g that this proposal for atomic reactors also are pri- piles up. The more mail you get, don't want to see 85,000 of their for certain advancement of re- vately veering toward the BR ' the less there's worthwhile in it. members thrown out of work. One of tho things you find out You can't bla/me them, but also about mail as you grow older Is understandable that the railroads, college, which are not subsidized in this afford this financial drain. search and development, paid for brotherhoods' idea that work sub**** federal fi° ve ™- sidles from the railroads which new in aur whole get no government subsidy are that, after you leave very, very few people world send you money in a letter. can't But the paradoxical and little- II President Kennedy gets A Similar Issue \V7hiIe Garden Citinns ponder the (|iie»tion of clunc- injf in taverns, at least one Jown community is Involved in n not-too different i.s,sue. With liquor by-the-drink becoming lejriil in the Hawkeye state this summer, there are moves, under county option, to make some counties dry. Such is the case at Spencer, in northern Iowa, where the Chamber of Commerce has received a veiled threat from a rural minister of an economic boycdtl if the Chamber takes a 'Vet" stand. In a letter to the Chamber, the minister points out that Spencer is dependent on the rural areas of the county for survival economically. If the church members in that county can stage an effective boycott, we would have to admire their strength of conviction, but express doubt if this would be possible in most counties — including this one. We would point out that if all church members '(those whose names are on a church roll) practiced total abstinence from alcoholic beverages, the liquor problems would be solved in most localities. Bars and liquor stores would be forced out of business. The Iowa minister said his church "has been sleeping for years but it is coming to life." Churches •need to come to life as an effective force in community morality, and it must start within the membership of the churches themselves. A church which preaches and teaches abstinence from alcohol can't do so effectively when its own members refuse to practice this code of living. in part by ment, is tv economy." Ramey: "No sir." What Hickenlooper was trying known fact is that Republican to do was answer questions rais- more of nis legislation blocked They will atk you lo send them leaders .on Capitol Hill who yell ed in this column and by oil, in the House Rules Committee money in a letter, but they won't the loudest about socialism are coal and gas interests, that $40,- ncxt y ear . he wiu h * ve ° nl y his send it to you. the ones who now encourage 000,000 of government subsidies fcll °w Bostonlan, follow Demo- N'ow and then you might catch what was once considered social- parcelled out to the utilities to wat, Speaker John McCormack the government people off guard ism. At least they want to call build atomic reactors constitut- to blame. The Speaker Is insist- it by another name. ed an unfair drain on the tax- In 8 that Re P- Jon n Young, a Here are two Interestenvist payers in the coal and oil areas. Texas Conservative, replace Rep. Here are two Interesting events The Congressional Atomic Homer Thomberry on the Rules to illustrate: Energy Committee was consider- Committee when Thornfoerry re- Event No. 1 — In backstage ing a $13,195,000 subsidy to the signs his seat to become a fed- sccrns to be determined largely party councils, Sen. Ev Dirksen, Connecticut Yankee Atomic Pow- eral J u "ge. by his age bracket the charming republican leader er Co., for a reactor at Haddam Inside fact is that Young has A young businessman at the from Illinois, is standing up for Neck, one of the most beautiful privately assured McCormack start of his career is flooded with tho brotherhoods. He says it will spots on the Connecticut River, that he will not oppose key ad- invifalions to !>onow from loan take quite a time to pass a rail- not far from the home of Chet ministraton bills now before agencies, subscribe to naughty road arbitration act. Other GOP- Bowles, now Ambassador to In- Congress — including civil rights art magazines, and Join keen ers have suddenly become favor- dia, and medicare for the aged — if groups of guys and gals in a gay, able to the subsidy which the Tnad vacation by camel and water railroads are paying to labor. «ki cross the Sahara Desert. Event No. 2 — Occurred in a As his stomach thickens and Joint atomic hearing and found his hair thins, he gets more Sen. Bourke Hickenlooper, LOCAL' MOTHER says that whenever she srets to feeling that she can't make it through another day, she remembers that at least there's no school homework to do in the evening's. It makes her feel like joining the kids hi wishing that summer will never end. * * * MUMPS, CHICKEN pox, and stomach flu has plagued a family in the weeks since school let out, It surely has kept visiting relatives and vacationers- en-route away, says the head of the household. But there must be an easier way. •* it * A NUMBER of years ago this newspaper held in reserve a galley of "fillers" — short little items of historical or statistical interest that could be tossed in to even out columns. For some reason the printers had a fondness for one concerning the leaning tower of Pisa (how muchjt leaned) and they had a handful of this little two-liner cast up. Often it appeared two or three times on the same page and got to be a much-discussed item. Well, it's been a long time since then. But in case there are some leaning tower fans around. . .we read the other day that the 179-foot tower is now almost exactly 14 feet out of true. and get them to send you a tax refund by mail — but that happens more and more seldom as you grow older, too. The nature of a man's mail r ., ADULT Sunday School class of a church in Liberal has written to Governor Anderson and Congressman Dole to protest the establishment of an atheist center in Kansas. A Great Bend newspaperman, however, says there s no need to worry about the Atheists locating near Stockton. . ."They may be Anti-God when they move to Kansas -but if they stay awhile either the weather or the Republicans will make believers of them. "family-typo mail.' This consists of invitations to buy encyclopedias that will save his children from 'growing up dullards like himself, retirement It was also considering a reactor at Malibu Bonch on the country estate owned by Bob Hope, near one of the famous the bathing beaches of Southern stalwart Town Republican, carry- California. This plant is to get a ing the ball for subsidies and so- $16,200,000 subsidy, according to Texas is a big state that will be cialism. the plan which Conservative critical for the Democrats in the Sen. Hickenlooper favored. he is assigned to the Rules Committee. "Let's talk about th e present," retorted McCormack. "I am assured that John Young will be with us on the important bills. 1964 election. Another subsidy will be doled delegation in "Let m« iik you this," he said of AEC Commissioner James T. out to Southern California Edi- plans that will enable him to live Ramey, "the private enterprise son and San Diego Gas and Elec- in riotous orgies after 65, and system i s eligible to use the les- trie for $13,022,000. Sen. Hicken- notes from the bank saying that sons learned in the Manhattan looper not only favors this, but if he doesn't make another mort- " " gage payiment he'll come home some night from work and find ernment, is it not?" "Yes sir," replied Ramey. "Do you consier that to be an panies for this reactor for 50 or unusual donation to years. Also, the Texas the House numbers 21 Democrats and always has had a man on the Rules Committee." his wife and kids sitting on the sofa in the sidewalk in the rain. From 50 to 65, u man finds his unfair mail bulging with invitations to invest in Abyssinian mining stocks, and appeals to join a "select group of your fellow- minded Americans" in a philanthropic crusade to wipe out snail fover in tho Miclc'Io East. After 65, the tide of mail slackens off abruptly. Once you are off a regular payroll, it's amazing how few people write to you. district and in the development he and his GOP colleagues voted of fission and fusion by the gov- to lease 90 acres of the Marine Corps' famous base at Camp Pendleton to the utility corn- Pretoria is South Africa's ministrative capital. ad- The Seminole Indians withdrew into southern Florida's swamps and barrens in 1858. Errant Army Heads for Bar MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP)-A small army of newly hatched, mixed-up logiger-head turtles crawled the wrong way and almost wound up in a barroom. About 100 of the turtles dug out of the sand where they had hatched. Instead of crawling right into the sea, as baby turtles are supposed to do they walked away from it. When patrolman James Kelly saw them, they were crossing ocean Drive toward the Turf Bar. Before policemen could point them in the right direction, about 20 were squashed by motorists. —Whether buying or selling, use Telegram Want Ad«l Garden City Telegram Published Dully Ehcnpt Sunday »nd Five Holidays Yearly by THe Tele- KI-IIIII I'ublisliiiiK Company at 117 Eust Chestnut TELEPHONE Hit 6-328J hill Drown _ Editor Marvin Smith .... Adrertlslni Manato Member at the AsioclMed 1'ren Tho Associated Press Is entitled exclusively to the use for reproduction of all the local news printed In tills newspaper R.I well a* all AP newi mid dl.«i>atchcj. All risrhta of publlcat- ulso reserved. Term* of Rnhicrtntloa By currier a month In Garden City, 11.55. payable t o carrier In ndvanc*. By carrier In other cities wher« eervlcn Is available, 30c per week. By nmll to other addresses In Flnney Lime. Si-ott. Wichita, Greeley, Hami.'ton. Koarny, (Irani, tln.ikelt Md (Sriiy niuntlrx. 59.00 pi-r year; elsewhere $15.00 per year. Second class postage paid at uardcn City Kanmt*. If Ti'lcffram motor carrier service Is rauilreil to have publication-day delivery by mall In cities that hay« /ocal carrier service, local currtef THti'H apply. "All Set, Chief —- Three Public Relations Agency News Stories Praising Chiang, And An Editorial Blasting Kennedy For Managing Thc News" 'Clambake' to Feature Kain«a« Corn, Tomatoes HIGHLAND, Kan. (AP) — The "clambake" at the Richland fair will feature Kansas corn and garden-ripe tomatoes, not seafood. This is the word from the fair's president, Andy Gray, who reported, that the fair board has rejected an offer from Massachusetts Commissioner of Commerce John Burke to supply clams, lobster, seaweed and other ingredients for a genuine clambake. Burke made the offer after a letter from Gray, a longtime friend, inquiring about the possibility of a clambake. 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