Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on August 5, 1963 · Page 4
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Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas · Page 4

Garden City, Kansas
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Monday, August 5, 1963
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editorials Pog« 4 City T«li>tfrnnt Mctidery, An«iii» I, If43 A Place In The Sun Read and Take Heed sign is located on the we* side of US83 just south of Garden City — the route to the city dump. All along the highway, between the city and the dump, are eye-sores of trash. Those who let this trash blow from the back of trucks, trailers and car trunks are "dumping." They are guilty of giving hundreds of motorists a trashy reception to our community. New Faces Needed """The Salina Journal's recent nomination of Dr. Franklin Murphy as a candidate for president hasn't caught on. A California housewife wrote with enthusiam about the suggestion, after press services circulated a news item on tihe West Coast about the editorial. But no tidal wave of enthusiasm has swept up from the Pacific. While We seconded Murphy's nomination, we do so more from a desire to see a new face in the -political ranks than an all-out allegiance to Franklin Murphy, But we will agree he was an outstanding chancellor of Kansas University. As an educator and administrator, he is honored. As a candidate, he is unkown. This cau&es the Journal editor to reflect that politicians tend to think as do members of a trade union. Unless a man is duly apprenticed and initiated, unless he can produce a paid-up card, the journeyman politicians consider him a scab. A man who hasn't been a governor, a senator, a national conimitteemam or a general is believed unworthy of mention. There is a desperate need for new faces among the tired ones making up the ranks of so-called professional politicians. The voters are looking for someone new and bright to whom they may pin their hopes. Franklin Murphy is such a man, and there no doubt are many others who have the attributes needed to make them valuable in the seats of government and aren't wearing the label of the politicians union. We need these men — from Garden City to Washington. Hal Boyle Says: Few Babies Born At Cocktail Time NEW YORK (AP) - Things a columnist might never know If he didn't open his mall: Babies are thoughtful little critters Fewer are born during the cocktail hour than at any other time of the day or night. Three of of our American idults have trouble with dan- iniff. Rut 97 out of 100 suffer lental decay. Compliment; The greatest praise an oldtime cowboy covdd give a fellow saddle tramp was to say to him: "He is someone you can ride the rive r with." It take B an office secretary 15 more calories an hour to work a manual typewriter than an electric one. Bragging take» energy. An Australian veterinarian insists that hens would lay more eggs if they could be made to stop clucking. What is you r favorite color? Experts say they rank in popularity in this order: blue, red, green, orange, violet and yellow (but if this is true, why do so many men going to work look like pieces of dressed-up charcoal?) Legal milestones you may have missed: A Colorado court ruled that a telephone booth Is a build, ing. In Barre, Vt., an old law- required everyone to take a bath on Saturday—whether he needed it or not. Our quotable notables: "The man who is always worring about whether o r not his soul would be damned generally has a soul that isn't worth a damn."—Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes. __ Swat him on sight: of 625,000 -Whether buying or scUing, uje known insects—some 2 to 4 mil- Telegram Want Ao«! lion kinds are still unclassified— the common housefly is regarded a s probably the most dangerous to man. Funny geography: There's an Odear, Me., an Ash, Kan., and a Houdy, Miss. Health note: In the United States only om> out of 10,000 who get measles dip of it. In Africa, on*, out of two die. Unique village: The community of Gildersleevc, Alaska, is bililt on 17 log rafts, which are towed from place to place when lodging is to be done. Unemployment is strictly a human problem at present. The number of jobs for performing animals has increased 600 per cent since 195. It was William Hazlitt who observed, "If mankind had wished for what is right, they might have had it long ago." Police Sergeant Shot Killed KANSAS CITY, Kan. (API-Police Sgt. Harry V. Hedrick, 47. was shot and killed today while questioning j Negro about firing of shots reported heard in the neighborhood earlier. His assailant wa s wounded by another officer. Sgt. Hedrick and Patrolman Billy G. Luna, 29, were answering a call in the north end of town that there had been a shooting. They drove up to two Negroes who were standing on n corner at Third and Troust streets. One of the men ran off; the othe r approached the police car and asked, "What's wrong?" Before Hedrick could answer police said, the man pulled a .38 caliber revolver from under his coat and shot Hedrick in the forehead. Luna rolled out of the car on the driver's side and began shooting under the car at the man's logs. Another officer, Emerson Shannon, 59, a Negro detective, driv- ln$b east down Troust, heard the shots and pulled up. "Watch out," Luna shouted at Shannon, "He's just shot Hedrick." Shannon fired at the man, striking him in the back. He was tak- en to Bethany Hospital where he was identified as Vernon Gee. 48. of Kansas City, Kan. He was reported in fair condition. Police said Gee has a record of 22 arrests dating back to 1932 but that he has never served time. Hedrick was a veteran of 19 year s on the police force. Sixteen Arrested in Chicago Race Riot CHICAGO CAP) — Sixteen persons, including several teenagers were arrested Sunday night as racial turmoil on the city's South Side went into it s second week. The disturbances have centered around 57th and Morgan Streets, where three Negro families have moved into a predominantly white neighborhood. Police said Sunday nigh t's crowd was somewhat smaller than those that gathered nightly during the previous weeks but yells, curses, fireworks and brick- throwing* continued. Those arrested were charged with disorderly conduct. HEALTH CAPSULES hv Mlrhncl A. IVlll. M.I). IP VOU HAVE A POISON-IVY RA$H, PO INJECTIONS WITH A POISON-IVY EXTRACT HELP ? THE5E EXTRACTS PONT WORK. IF YOU HAVE ITCHING PROM POISON IVY, HOT WATER PABBEP ON THE RASH OFTEN RELIEVES IT. TOMORROW: SNAKE PITES. Health Capsules givei helpful information. . It if not intended to be of a diagnostic nature. Sole diet of the monarch butterfly i s nectar and water. South Africa's largest wildflower show this y e a r will be hold Sept. 19-21 at Cape Town in connection with the golden jubilee celebrations of the fam-j ed Kirslenbosch Botanic Gar-j dens. << Drew Pearson Reports It Will Take Crisis to Keep JFK from Jackie Exiled King Peter 11 Welcomed in St. Louis ST. LOUIS (AP)—Exiled King Peter II of Yugoslavia, received a rousing welcome in St. Louis Sunday. In th e crowd that greeted him at St. Louis-Lambert .Municipal Airport was a four-piece Yugoslavian band. An Orthodox church honored him with a plaque. A little girl presented him with a bouquet. King Peter is on a goodwill tour of U.S. cities with large populations of Serbians. By JACK ANDERSON (Editor's Note—Drew Pear- ton has gone abroad to interview world leaders and report oh th» protpects for peace. The Washington «cen e It covered by hit associate, Jack Anderton.) WASHINGTON — It will take a major crisis to keep President Kennedy from his wife's side when their baby is born. For this his presence, say confidants, has become an issue in their marriage. He was away when she suffered a miscarriage, again when her first child was still-born, once more when baby John was delivered. Unforeseen circumstances kept him away just the same. In those hours of her greatest need for him, Jacki c Kennedy hated politics and their demands on her husband. Her biographies tell how she had prepared for her first baby at Hickory Hill in the Virginia Hunt oou:i'.ry, how sh'e was often left alone to rattle around the huge ho'.is e while her husband couldn't 'bear to enter the nursery shn had so lovingly designed. But the biographies don't mention two later incidents which must now be on her mind. On the eve of the 1858 Democratic convention, Jackie was pregnant wguin. Yet she pitched in to help her husband get the vice presidential nomination. He lost by an eyelash which, at th e time, seemed a crushing blow to hi s ambition for higher office. His disappointment was so overwhelming that, in the strict privacy of their room, he and Jackic cried without shame. Their friend, Sen. 0 * o r g e Smathers, D-Fla., broke in on them and joined in the tear shedding. It was decided that JFK should take off for the French Riviera for a rest. Smathers sug^sted a mutual friend, William Thompson, would make a fine traveling companion. Jackie immediately phoned Thompson, persuaded him to make the trip 'with her hu nli and. With Jack gone, the strain of the convention caught up with Jackie. She was rushed to the hospital for an emergency cae- carcan operation. Her baby was born dead, her own life barely saved. Frantic phone calls w«re made to JFK in the South of France, but he couldn't be reached until the crisis was past. That was another time that Jackie hated politics. Painfully mindful of what had happened in 1956, Jacki e stayed away from the 1960 convention. But the later election excitement brought on the premature birth of John, Jr., and again Jack Kennedy wa s not with his wife a< the crucial hour. Il e was about to take off for Palm Beach when she starting having pains. Jackie phoned Andrews Air Force Base, giving their private unlisted number. The call •rriv'd a few minutes before take-off time. But the iig- nsl officer, in attempting to verify the number, garbled it and reached the wrong house in Georgetown. Thinking it a practical joke, he didn't tell the president-elect. Kennedy didn't get the news until he reached Palm Beach, then turned around and flew right back. Now, intimates sa'y, he is determined not to miss the birth of his next child. Three years ago. thi s column reported that the United States could get thl jump on Russia in rocket power by building bigger solid-fuel engines. Later, Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara authorized a low-budget program to test the feasibility of using solid fuels in big boosters. But the defense department continued to spend most of its development funds on the cumbersome, liquid-fueled Saturn engine. The first giant solid-fueled engine, believed to be the largest single engine in the world, was successfully test-fired ahead of schedule at Coyote, Calif., a few days ago. Intelligence reports Indicate that Soviet scientists were caught napping, having neglected solid fuels. Yet instead of exploiting this breakthrough, McNamara actually has slashed the solid-fuel program from $46 million to $16 million which is considered mere petty cash in the Pentagon. At the same time, he will end up spending nearly $3 billion on the liquid-fueled Saturn. Apparent reason: Most of his rocket advisers are liquid fuel men. The late Sen. Joe O'Mahoney would be dismayed over the efforts of his friends in the Senate to put his name on the map. They are trying to immortalize him by pinning his name on a new man-made lake, which is now backing into his native Wyoming Hills. Garden City Telegram Published Dally Except Sunday and Five Holidays Yearly by The Telegram Publishing Company at 117 East ^^_ Chestnut TELEPHONE IIB 6-SZSZ Bill Brown — Hflrvln Smith _ Editor Advertising Manarer Member of the Associated Pre«i The Associated Press Is entitled exclusively to the use for reproduction of all the local news printed In this newspaper as well as all AP newi and dispatches. AH rights of publlcat- also reserved. Terms of Snbicrtptlon By carrier a month In Garden City, $1.55, payable to carrier in advance. By carrier in other cities whert service Is available, 30c per week. By mall to other addresses In Flnner. Lane, Scott, Wichita, Greeley, Ham..'ton, Kearay, Grnnt. Hnskell aad Gray counties, $9.00 per year; elsewhere $15.00 pe r year. Second class postage paid at warden City Kansa*. If Telegram motor carrier service Is required to have publication-day delivery by mall in cities that havt local carrier service, local carrlef .UPS arjoly. IJk (An, outstanding graduate of the local high school, Dean Salter continued to be at the head of his class at the University of Kansas. Now he is preparing to go to England where he'll attend the University of Southampton on a full scholarship. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. Bill Salter. d.h.) By DEAN SALTER DELVING INTO the history of Garden City for a series of broadcasts this summer has been an interesting experience. While nothing very profound has come to light, its been fascinating to learn something of the city's formative years. J. 0. CARTER aided us in uncovering the history of some of the downtown buildings. Many of our Main Street structures date back to the 19th century, and were constructed out of brick manufactured in one of the city's four brick yards. Material for the limestone structures came from quarries near Kendall. * * * SEVERAL OF the older buildings were built as hotels Anthony's was once a hotel as was the building which now houses Schulman Hardware. The Windsor was built in the 1880 period and was reportedly the finest between Kansas City and Denver. It's interesting to read the flowery descriptions of these buildings' their historic interest is overshadowed by their unattractiveness and one wishes they could be replaced by modern structures. Visitors and residents alike have often wondered why Garden City has so many angling streets. It was not incompetent surveyors, Mr. Carter tells us, but rather a couple of leading citizens that were responsible for it. Grant Avenue was designed to divert traffic past the block built by Buffalo Jones. Then came Stevens Avenue to help counteract the effect of Grant Avenue by drawing business back onto Main Street. * * * THE TOWN was laid out by several different people who had their own ideas of how the streets should run. The Fulton brothers planned their land, which consisted of a good portion of the town, with east-west streets paralleling the railroad tracks and north-south streets at right angles. Thus Main street angles to the northeast about 15 degrees. One has only to drive through some of our newer additions, however, to realize that it could have been much worse. AUGUST... the Year's BIGGEST SALE! Finaj cleanup days, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. These values won't last long at these prices, so come early for you'll have to wait a long time before you find such bargains. LADIES DRESSES Sizes 5 to 15, 8 to 20, I2± to 24|. Values to 29.75. $ 5°°- $ 8 00 LADIES SPORTSWEAR $OQO $OOO v t~i I A j«*» *?a4t> n •» i*i* » U«h «x» ~ir* mim . L? >_LA ^ff ^1 ^^A 2-piece sets, pants, shorts, skirts, shirts and culottes. Reg. 5.95 to 14.98. LADIES SUMMER ROBES $O 00 $ ^ 00 Sizes 10 to 18. Reg. 3.98 and 5.98. 2°°- $ 3 LADIES SWIMSUITS Elizabeth Stewart, Petti and Surf Togs. Reg. 10.98 to 29.98. 17 / The right price to finish the season .or to save for next year. SPORTSWEAR SPECIAL Capris, shorts, blouses, sun hats, purses. Reg. 2.98 to 7.98. Each $100 GIRLS SUMMER DRESSES 3 to 6X and 7 to 14. Reg. 7.98 to 12.98. $700 3 GIRLS SPORTSWEAR Shorts, pants, shirts, 2-piece sets. Reg. 1.98 to 5.98. $100 1 GIRLS SWIMSUITS $100_$OOO All we have left. Sizes 3 to 6X, 7 to 14, young juniors I ^fm GIRLS SHORTS While they last. 3 to 6X, 7 to 14. 2 ~ $ 1 00 FABRIC CLEANUP! Entire stock of summer fabrics. RED HOT SPECIAL Bedspread quilts, Miss America Prints, play- knit, printed linen weaves, dacron sheers and many others. Reg. 98c to 1.98. LUXURY COTTONS Printed Surahs, Shagbark, Embroidered Cottons, Better Sportswear Fabrics ,all from our regular stock. Reg. 1.69 to 1.98. 2 YDS. YD. $100 IT Our Annual AUGUST COAT SHOWING IS NOW IN PROGRESS! Lay-away now — enjoy this winter. Junior Petites, Customs, Regulars, Tails. 320 N. Main BR 6-4571 Garden City . . . 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