Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on August 1, 1963 · Page 6
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Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas · Page 6

Garden City, Kansas
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Thursday, August 1, 1963
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editorials Garden City Telegram Thursday, Augutt 1, 19*3 "But They May Be Grinding Exceeding F«m>'' Hoi Boyle Soys: Despair on Potomac A Congressman wrote a friend that his feeliftgs as one of (lie people's representatives alternate between elation and despair. One d#y he is homesick, the next hopeful that eventually he will write a Rood law. He sadly realizes that time may be distant. $ His feelings are nmlorstandable. Last, week, testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations committee revealed that a firm of U.S. public relations expert? were hired for $500,000 a year to present Portugal's side of the Angola question. These press agents were able to dominate the House of Representatives for an entire day. The firm used the office and stuff of a congressman for its propaganda purposes. Speeches written by the firm were given by senators and congressmen, oflen without bothering to change a word. The implication is not that the congressmen who cooperated were crooks but that they were naive and stupid. Suckers. As the testimony was released, workmen were busy erecting a block-long 10-story marble palace at a coat of more than $83 million. The elegant edifice will provide more office space for members of the House. No other government building over cost HO mucW: The Wall Street Journal reports that the Oon- gneas is increasing spending on itself at a faster percentage rate than the administration. Congressmen make loud speeches in behalf of economy and then authorize more patronage for themselves) buy $700 draperies for their windows, install swimming pools and other luxuries at public expense. After six months, this Congress h-as not enacted one bill of major importance. It has tackled a bundle of problems with the due deliberate speed of desegregation in Alabama. Congress is dangerously near failing its job utterly, and at a time when the country is confronted with new needs and .emergencies. The legislators need radical reforms in their rules, their work habits and their public morals. Pr/e/e in fhe loo r pi« prize wasn't the sole motivating force behind "tnore than 300 persons who entered the zebra- naming contest. Winner was announced yesterday by the Garden City Rotary Club, sponsors of the naming event for a b«,by zebra born earlier this summer at the Lee Richardson Zoo. While prize money helped, there is a pride in the 2500 among those in this area which we feel is responsible for the large number of entries. An often-asked question by visitors to the zoo is : How can a town this size afford such a zoo. Garden City can afford it because it wants to, and because of the dedication of those who maintain and supervise the zoo. Soms animals are gifts, while many others have been traded for, or purchased with proceeds from sale of surplus animate. Garden Citians and those in this area bring a cowtdhuous string of visitors to the zoo — "allowing off " something we are proud of and something worthy of our pride. So it's little wonder that when a baby zebra needs a name, more than 300 persons — some submitting several names — respond to the call. And in the event some local or area organization is looking for a project, the zoo always has a place for Some new animal or improved facilities. (Shoe salesman Lowell Craig is the Distaff's putst expert today. lie keeps ahead on what will be worn on the feet and does a lot of civic boost-, ing during and after Family Booterie business hours. D. H.) By LOWELL CRATG WITHIN A 50-yard radius of the Main and Laurel intersection, five former chain store managers are operating successful home-owned retail aitores. * * * • HUSBANDS LOVE to complain about the oloset- f ul of shoes that every woman accumulates. Here's a tip to you gals: T\vice a year send the out-of-style, too-high-heel, and not-fit-to-wear shoes to the rummage sales or trash barrel. * * * JACK PAAR thinks that high heel shoes do the same-thing lor n woman that tail fins do for Cadillacs. We want to advise Paar that he'll have to get used to a new Imperial look, because high heel sales are sliding. One fashion house sold 65 per '. cent high heels in I960; this year it has ! dropped below 80 per cent and sal ft? are 1 still down a little. + * * } TOE SHAPES are going rounder on »low and mid-heel daytime styles but mod| if ied pointed toes with thin heels are on j dressier patterns — the later the hour the more pointed the toe seems to be the I formula. * * * NO, THOSE old round baby doll toes are not the look. The new oval toes are over long vamp lasts and have new-look heels. You may not accept this look at once, so take your time to digest the change. (We wonder what happened to the five thousand area women who said they'd go barefoot rather than wear pointed toes). * * * MERCHANTS ON the Kast side of the downtown 300 block have been begging carpenters and painters to doll up the alley ends of their buildings before the new Seventh street parking lot is opened. When we remarked that George Purnell was finally getting his back end worked on, our neighbor started worrying about George's painful surgery. * I * * WE STILL think that .Mitch Geisler, local Chamber manager, should wear a tall hat and ride a buffalo down Main street to open the monthly Bonanza Days retail promotions. He would make a handsome Hoss CartwrighU Li Deeds l/nc/one Tell A SAy HEALTH CAPSULES by Mirhnrl A. PeHl, M.D. CAN VOU CURG BMNPNESS BY STRONG SUGGESTION, ~, SUCH AS HYPNOTISM'S - '^'.ten^&£'j&& '$*? '•*'l*"''- : r :; '--- ""•• %$&Z.'.rV-~ rJ crro^ POST Drew Pearson Reports Military Has Always Tried To Undercut Disarmament WASHINGTON — It has been that th c U 2 started from a U.S. ic war gets started nobody will true, ever since 1 cam rcinem- mji-'tary base in Turkey and re her, that the military always fuelled at another U.S. base in tried to undercut a civilian Presi- 1'akistan. dent's steps toward disarmament NKW YORK (API— Whkt you haven't done tells what kind of I'rrson you ar c almost M dearly as wiiatVou have donfe. Write down a list of things yott never did, or never tried to do, and it maK-rs an orldly reverse biography of your life— revealing to .lourself as well as to strangers. .lust to get the game started, here's a partial list of things not done by one man who, now past the half-century mark, never lias- Owned a square inch of soil. Piloted an airplane. Tipped a head waiter to get a t-iblr. Bawled out the same boss twice " Kept a songbird— or a parrot— iti a cage. Bought or carried a briefcase. Borrowed money from a million- air 1 . Played any musical instrument except a pocket comb covered with a piec,. of tissue paper. Discovered any cure for hang- ovur s except the passage qf time. Been arrested for jaywalking or littering the sidewalk. Won first prize in any kind of lottery. Learned any new dance since the lox trot. Hunted any animal larger than a rtibbii. ('ashed a check at an out-of- town bank. Stayed awake clear through a W-ignerian opera. Spoken a foreign language. Cooked any dish more complicated than bacon and scrambled eggs. Learned how to tune a television set in — and wife out — at the same time. inherited money from friend, relative, or foe. Knocked a man merely because he waf successful. (You can al- wavs find other grounds.) Failed to give a quarter to a panhandler without feeling guilty. Had a manicure in a barber shop. niein than the first time he put a five-week-old infant over his shoulder and got it to give a big' loud burp. 1 txioked up at the stars on a slimmer night without wondering wnere he'd come from — and wnirt he'd go. So what's on your list of things undone that hfllped make you who and what you are? Cuban Exiles Plan New Anti-Castro Move MIAMI, Fla. (AP) _ Organization of a new anti-Castro movement that would punish slackers was announced today by Cuban exiles. The group is headed by Dr. Carlos Marquez Sterling, who helped frame Cuba's last constitution and who was an unsuccessful candidate for president in 1958 It i s called Free Cuba Patriotic Movement. A proclamation of the movement decalres all Cubans over 16 of both sexes are obligated to serve in some capacity in the "liberation" war." \f= BLINPNSSS IS PUB TO HYSTERIA, AN EMOTIONAL ILLNESS. VISION MAY BE " RESTORED, AT LEAST TEMPO- . RARILY, BY HYPNOTISM. TOMORROW; POOP ANP WATER. Health Cnpiulai giv.i h»lpM information. , U It notinttndtdtobt of i diagnoitk nature, ' In I960, more than 150 years after its independence. Haiti's total trade was $70 million a year. ?:• A' KICAI. "(N A •': M i M i j T r BEEF RAVIOU, 1TOUR rOflDSTORE have a chance to'argue about Mot a payroll—or missed a pay- anything. To guard against either sabo- -Whether buying or soiling, use green eyes. check. Kissed a red-haired girl with and peace. In this, they have ta , e 01 . honest differences from f e i eer am Want Ans! been completely bipartisan. They his mi]itary leaders, President tfjgg^!J^_^^ Felt a bigger sens e of achieve- FRIDAY and SATURDAY CHOCOLATE FUDGE BROWNIES DOZ. ANGEL FOOD EACH CAKES 79 FIVE POINTS BAKERY JUST WEST OFSTONERS have tried to undercut llepun- Kennedy and Secretary of De- lican presidents just as much fense McNamara met with the as they tried to undercut Demo- joinl chiefs of staff in a closed crati. . door conference last week With And they have received plenty one poss i b le exception, the pres- of help from thc war contractors cnt chiefs of stalf ar& C0 nsider- and defense, industries. etl much more reasonable men, The success of John, F. Ken- bllt tlley have a i ren dy started nedy's first cti-p in the 1,000 mile leaking individual dissent to journey toward peace will, there- friends on Capitol Hill< To JFK fore, depend in part on the ., nd McNamara privately, they military. expressed concern at th.2 refusal I remerobsj vividly reporting of som tScien tists to guarantee on the activities of Willaim Bald- lhat all atmospheric tests can be win Shearer, paid $40,000 by dctected . Thcy be i levc our pres . Bethlehem SteeJ, Newport News cnt systiSm is foo i pl . 0o f, but that Ship and other defense conlrac- powelllll SoVl( , t rockets cou id get tcnv, U, disrupt, the Coolidge na- n , vny with testing H-bombs hun- vai conferca :o in Geneva in 1927. ,, m f s of thousands of miles in The steel cumt<aniu s and ship- yatds were willing to put up what was then a very large amount of money because they didn't space. However, most scientists agree tint this likelihood is too remote want arms reduction and peace. t() u , t it wreck the b , st chance in years to end the Cold War. joint chiefs also expressed They preferred the risk of 'war. And it was Admiral Joseph Reeves, chief U.S. naval adviser fea 7VaTuje'deveiopment I "orour at Insneva, who played ball de- own nuclciu . wea pons would be lue.-alely and brazenly with lob- hnmpered by a test ban. byisc Shearer. ' „ , „„ , ., (ien. Karle Wheeler, th e army chief, warned that Russia is .i.iead of the United States in developing nuclear-tipped anti- nv.ssiles. Without testing in the There was also Admiral Hilary P. Jones, adviser lei the London naval conference during the Hoover administration, who came back to testify against at.v limitation «t<>nio.sphero, "« said we may not be abk- Ui perfect our def( nse s against u missile attack. o! lO.OUO-ton cruisers, though the b&ttl e of the Graf Spec (luring World War II sho.ved that two ' icn - Cllrtis Lemay, the air C.OOO-ton British cruisers could fl)1Te c ' llitlf . also pointed out that Kussia is ahead in building monster bombs over 20 megatons, is lielievfid to have reduced a 30- megaton warlu-ad to a siz;* that w"!l fit on t'n'ii giant intercontinental missiles The largest war- Leads our missiles can lift packs only a 6-megaton punch. Secretary of Defense McNa- marf. argued, however, that the I'niled Slates is ahead of Russia MI the development of most nu- c.i'ar ueapoiih, therefore, a test ban would be more to the d(-tri- iiHMt of Russia. He also claimed that our laboratories have amazing computers which can simulate nuclear explosion s and Uuis enable our scientists to continue developing any weapons we may still need. McNamara argued that mon- st< r H-bombs cannot destroy a taix^l any more effectively than our smaller Iximbs, therefore, nave no real military value except as a terror weapon. Finally, McNamara insisted that the most seriou s threat to American security will c o m e from the proliferation of nuclear weapons. Already 42 nations have the ability to build peaceful nuclear reactors, which is _---—. .^. .... about hallway toward the devel- T"r Ab! roc < ii ttefcdel > AI t'r 1 i:iStiu r ^% I . «'<>< °'«»A-bomb. ciuslvaJy to tin usa tor reproduction By curbing nuclear tests and or ill the local new* pnnUd in rhU M »«ll U til AP new* run circles around the lo.ocj-ton ("iijaf Spec and put her out of action More recently there was the ease of Elsenhower's efforts at oik-armament. when Harold Stassen almost had an agreement with the Russians similar to that just initialed by Averell Harriman. But Ike's own military undermined him. Bulganin ami Khrushchev in 1937 appeared willing to KO even further than tin- prohciil U-st ban agreement, were even discussing the withdrawal of tlu> Ked Army from Hungary and other satellite countries. But the U.S. miliatry got to Nixon and John Foster l)ulle>,, and Stassen was Lold to take a back .seat. How much the military had to do with sending the l'-2 s p y plate over Russia just on the eve of r summit conference dedicated to peace has never been definitely ascertained; it is kn-jwn <>ardcn City Telegram Published Dally KxetpT Sunday »nrt Fivo Holidays Yearly hy Thf TVIe Brain Pulilislilnn Company at 117 East __ J-KMCFHONK a Bill Brow* „..'. ____ __._.._ ..... _'..'_ Kdito _ slowing the nuclear arms race, If.m2£™'i!i a *' *" > i"ri|rhtn>i'pui>uc«t" McNamara argued, we might be p«.» al ^ e ^ ^^ these nations from r«i*rve4. wrtler « month m G»rden cit». becoming nuclear powers. This DAX'AIUA »- fat.lA,. I.. .. _ l J l^ , would eliminate the greatest potential danger, he said, to the nation's recjvitv The terms 01 reterence were different. i>ut il sounded v e r y mu.-h like the old argument of whether a 7., ! >00-ton cmiser could btoam fast enough to knock out a 10.000 ion cruiser. What the military forgot is that once atom- t 0 tanler IB By carrior in othei cUUs whera »erylc« U »v»tluble. 30c per weok. By mail to otmer addrrsaes in FinnnY ^i.e Scutt. Wichita. Crreley. Flam-ton. Ket'.w (Jrani ».>»kell »id Cr»y i-ountits. J9 00 por yeur; elae- »» !>e:e Jli.OiJ per yt»r. tjecor.d flaas t».>»la);« uno *i ^.ard"c Cltv KJLIIJJU. If Telegram matot curner ttrviu U required to hart pubUc*Uon-4a» dflive^j- by m»i! In cities thtt hav« mca! carrier ttrrice. local carrtej rmtej FROM START TO FINISH YOU WILL HAVE A MORE GRACIOUS LAWN FEATURING E X P E R T W O R K M A N S H I P D E P E N D A B L E E 9 U I P M E N T FROM DRILLING & SUPPLY CO..INC. GARDEN CITY, KS. SU8UTTC. KS.

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