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editorials Page 4 O'nnlfn City Tefetfritkn Twiday, Auqutr 6, 19*3 Deserve Our Gratitude Tt's been about four months since the spring elections, and the "lame ducks" are almost forgotten. Newly or re-elected City Commissioners take office in the first meeting following the election, but not so on the Board of Education. The two new members, elected last April, and the one re-elected member, didn't start their terms until last night. Ixmving the board last night wore two veteran members who did not seek re-election last spring and who have earned the right to hang up their hata of public service. While they have very capable replacements, the board will miss tho wisdom and counsel of Helen Dale and Andy Erhart. Both have made great contributions to public education in this community, and have put forth considerable effort in behalf of our schools. Their sacrifice of time — many long evenings which could have been spent at home with their families — and their burden of heavy responsibility place them in the debt of all citizens here. They, arid the several other local citizens who have served on the school board, have both our gratitude and admiration. Their's is not sm easy task, the bouquets are few, and the complaints «re many. Those of us on the Telegram staff who have drooped eyelids on several long-night sessions can testify first-hand of the demands put on our school board members. Thank you, Helen, Andy, your colleagues and predecessors, for a job well done. Continuing an Investment A campaign Is underway to raise $35,000 for research facilities at the Garden City Branch Experiment Station. For those who may ask why a branch of tax-supported Kansas Slate University needs any donations, it is well to KD back into history. This station was established here more than 50 years ago. Farmers and farm interests in this area — realizing the potential of agriculture here — raised $0,000 to drill an irrigation and made 320 acres of land available for research. Now we can look back and realty the wisdom of this $6,000 investment. Indirectly, the 1963 efforts are to carry on work started with the $6,000. Much information on special- ity crops under irrigation is needed to expand them afttl the industries that accompany them. It is planned to ask the state legislature to match. the $35,000 for a total of $70,000. This would almost double bath the research date produced and the time for experiments — simply by making year-round research possible. Responsibility for raising the $35,000 has been taken by the station's advisory committee — composed of Southwest Kansas farmers and representing 26 counties. The drive comes just after a below-average wheat harvest, in the midst of prolonged hot weather, and with some other fund campaigns due to start soon. But knowing Southwest Kansans, the money will be raised. Hal Boyle Says: But They May Be Grinding Exceeding Fine" Today in HWory First A-Bomb Is Used on Japan In 1949 Americans brewed 46 cups per pound of coffee; the average now is 63 cups. In 1935 the back of the dollar bill wa s redesigned with the engraving on both sides of the Great Seal of the United States. Studies of the composition of meteorites have helped scientists design reentry shields for space vehicles. A worker honey bee's seven- pronged mouth easily takes up pollen. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Tuesday, Aug. 6, the 218h day of 1963. There are 147 da'ys left in the year. Today's highlight in history: On this date in 1945, the first offensive atomic bomb was dropped by the United State s on Hiroshima, Japan, late in World War II. When Japan refused President Truman's offer of a chance to surrender, a second bomb was dropped two days later on Nagasaki. On this date: In 1777, one of the American Revolutionary War's bloodiest bat- ties took place at Oriskayny. N.Y. In 1806, Napoleon ordered dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire. In 1889, the Sioux reservation of 11 million acres in Dakota was ceded to the United States In 1926, Gertrude Ederle of the United States became the first woman to swim the English Channel. In 1954, death came to Emilie Dionnc, 20, one of Canada's famed quintuplets. Ten years ago: Actor^singer Dick Haymes was arrested for deportation to his native Argentina for alleged violation of U.S. immigration laws. Five years ago: Australia's great distance runner, Herb Elliott, ran a record mile in 3:545 at Dublin, Ireland. One year ago: Former President Eisenhowe,. described the Kennedy administration's space program to land a man on the moon as a "mad effort to win a stunt race." Drew Pearson Reports Marco Polo's Travels Challenged by Ellender EJlendcr success story, instruct but at time impenetrable «J on the intracacies of Congress, French." Angel, in the case of President Keita of Mali, treated to a dis- Durm 9 a " overnight stop in the course on satellite communica- Centr ' al African Republic of tion legislation delivered in Ca- chad - Ellender cast a pall over jun. President Keita, a polite man, sat with glazed eyes the senator, in a flush of Gal- JACK ANDERSON (Editor's Note: Drew Pear- ion h«» gorve abroad to Interview world leaders and report on the prospects for peace. The Washington scene is cover, ed by his associate, Jack Anderson.) WASHINGTON -That ancient sightseer, Marco Polo, was renowned not only for his mileage lie garrulity, to promise Mail his la h ' S> UtC " ry ° UtpUt ' N ° W some economic aid. But he over- challenged by a peppery, peri- came the impulse and hinted in- patetic, 73-year-old senator, Allen Ellender, Democrat of Loui- Reported Ambassador William siana — who has been five times Hantl 'cy in a confidential cable around the world and deep into to the statc department: "The many of its remote areas senator had asked the President Not counting nations formed to name some products typical to assume their share of the bur- \vithin the past 18 months, only of Mali tha t he could buy as den of the defense of the free liny, hostile Albania has been s°uvcnir s of his visit. The Presi- world, leaving the whole job to able to keep him out. But Pre- dent ordered an aide to present the U.S. He expostulated on the mier Hoxha should be warned some t.vP' cal products as gifts to danger of the U.S^ public debt." tiiiat Ellender is not easily deter- the senator. These were given to a diplomatic reception. A cable to the statc department from Charge d'Affaines Richard Reddington reported: 'The senator enumerated for President Tombalbaye all the D i a ces in Africa h« was to " ' l«">gth of his career in the senate ... (later) the senator said forlhrightly to the French charge d'affaires that France, Britain, and other U.S. allies had failed So the elderly Ellender shuttl- Peter Sellers Always Puzzled , him at the airport just prior to eel around Africa for two months, As for wordage, Ellender again his departure." carping here, quibbling there, de- has the venturesome Venetian This aid-in-reverse included a mandlng explanations but rarely, brat (In volume if not literary wooden hippo, ivory carvings, na- >* ever, listening to them A press merit). He packs a supply of lit- live necklaces, and an alligator conf crenc c crack that ... .. .,.,. ii_i .i..» ... tie blnck notebooks in which he briefcase jots his mor c piercing impres Africans were "incapable of leadership except through the assistance of As a son of the ba'yous, Ellcnd- Europeans " flnal , y got him ban Royal Air Force planes with bul- '',. 'It was sort of a deod end," remarked. "1 didn't sie much NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Sellers, regarded by many as Brit- lets and bombs, nin's tleflesl comic actor, looks at life with a big question mark in his eyes. Wherever he is, he seems faint- flltlirc lloin K l »at on civvy street.' ly puzzled to be there. "I'm a very serious person in S' ft for nuiuicry by appearing in jny private life — the mifunniest person alive, 1 ' he said. "Humor tends to make you sions. later to be published a s of- er is Droilcl of h ; Cajun and usc( j ficial senate reports •. . s , J an r . ned from three countries. XJUHI senate rcpous. . . it every chance he got. During These run to massive state.- the Mali visit , 1C happily record . ments of thc obvious. Example: e( j m ^ notebook- The equator is "very hot" at ,.,, , , ,, . uoon Most of those present were surprised to hear me talk French. Ellender also totes a movie I bcliev ,f ^ c ambassador was camera wherever lie wanders P' cascc '' and takes dozens of reels for the Ambassador Handley in his wonderment of thos£ at home confidential report to the state who, out of respect for his senate department merely commented: Self-taught Peter developed his soni °r'ty, let themselves be col- "The senator speaks an adequate necessa.-y? ' lared into attending his illustrat- ' " camp shows. Then lie became a cd lectures, vaudeville, radio and television . Ol ? ms la(ost " coocl wi " mis ' star bcfor c making hi s first pic- sl °" to A . fnca ' hc , succeeded, in ture. "Lot's Go Crazy,'' in 1950. . s . cttinfi hlmsel * b a™ed from three new nations, thus As the roar of anger arose from black Africa, a be\vilderetl Ellender, alternately mournful and angry, beat it back home. His Hegira among the heatha-i was over, rounded off with a stop in Paris. • No doubt the senator had an enjoyable time at the taxpayers' expense. But was his trip really subdivided. melancholy, because comedy is • • tiit. i it v*«* w 4fwv* jiaui/iid. Liius the most serious form of acting. U was so bad it never was i u - s record 0 ( kccpine uu People who specialize in it be- released and it bloody well never n iap as f as i as jj £ „„ come morose." will bo," hc said. "I bought it f n j s ' co i umn h as IVter is noted for his wide out myself to make sure." ed to see thc confidential state « c - rau;;e of roles. He has played What is the real Peter Sellers partment cables which tell the everything from - •••-'- •--•>• union leader in "The Mouse That All Right, Jack," and "Heaven's the actor, 37, found it'a bit em- Morocco'wherc'iie"'was greeted"by Above." bnrrassiirg to talk about himself, amiable but apprehensive Am'- In his first American-made pic- He is no pUybov . bassador John Ferguson. Ellenci- "The big problem of nyn mv n a duchess to a like? Wearing dark-rimmed eye- full, fascinating sory of Ellend- i suvh films as glasses, and looking like a curly er's African safari. iat Roari'd " "I'm haired owl surprised by daylight, His first American stop was 1 * un/t *' I In !i vjiTi' C *!»„ .. «4 n _ n«» *_. i : ^ . i • * »r . . * ture, "The World of Henry Ori- iMit," ho portrays a fumble-fin- ,;crr<l pianist who would rather chase married women than give concerts. Since lijs parents, his grand- was favorably impressed, not• ••*• «•« !•« *"»'«v in t*i m,v n in > * • . . ,-.. i ». , , , ag p is to avoid coronarv attacks ! lfi m ') 1S lllt c blaek book tllat and still achieve success, said. "I like to be alone , he , e a '» bas s« t 'o r was "willing to lcarn ' learned all right: All a Int when about tlie senator's favorite subject, Allen Ellender. Ferguson al- S ° cable and mother and ei«!it uncles had been II|n working, because 1 conocn in show business, it was perhaps trate a lot and involve myseli _ „„„,„, „„ U111K ul int-vilable that Sellers would «et completely. \ou have to This is his information U e got a in UK' act, too. He started on the a '''Shly overpaid profession; alerting his colleagues far jL'i'uund floor—as a thoator swi-oj)- "'frefore one owes it to (he pub- near: <?r. lii' I" wive the best oive ,':m. and During World War II he loaded MS requires complete dedication. u w o siaim . _'I like driving at nk'ht in pn>- father, that he neiUier drinks nor cisionmade cnrs" (Peter has smokes, that he d o e s n o t eat owned more than 50), photograph- shellfish, that he drinks only tea If! SI IXVinlrt t»l /> an/ltd L-i'iin^fnn^ ...,'il. I,».._|.T_.. j *» .. i »• i "Escort officer learned that senator is a widower, a grand- Garden City Tuleifrnni •nd ing people in candid situations, with breakfasl,""tliaV his reievent E«Jt gel , lln8 plpnty of steep ' ' nee <l l» obb >' is color jnovie photo eight or nine hours or I'm fin- Eraphv. that he insists nn ..«im. Pulillshcil Dally Kxo«pt Fiv» HolltUys Yearly t>y Tlie'Tv-lv Brain I'ulili.iliinft ('uinpany at 117 E Chestnut HB t-sasi Bill liraw• _ - Edllo Marvin s m |th .._ AdTertl«ln«_" _ Member ot the Asn,cl»ted I'ret* Tlie Associated Prcsa in enlltli'4 ex- ilusively to th* uso (or reproduction >t nil the ICK'iU npws pniittxl In thl» er humorists. - — fin- graphy, that he insists oil going u-atcliin^ nnil readi'ii; oth- to his room not later than to y m " is in progress no matter what all AP newt of IKCf 1^1 * ' A i i •--. — - »< . •» ^*» --'t, • *, j jj •!. llns is the creed he lives by: That he speaks ^ajim l-Vench "The only way to succeed — to be happy with yourself — is through kindness. 1 will do any- tiiii! fur anybody uho asks me, but if l am told to do it, 1 revolt By earner u month \ (i Gurjen CHy, aj!aiiv.,t it. fl bii. payjblM t o carrier In ailvaiu-* ..i j ,.,.,. , j. . - . - By curritr 111 _other cities »hcn ' ()on ' believe in an eye for their knowledge of Encoder's an 1> . V «.' and a tooth for a tooth, centricities and clued each oth- but I haven't quite reached the IT in advance. They found that jiiiinl where 1 can turn the other 'he senator ignored their brief" ii>gs but briefiti them instead. . as wt-ll llld tlbpalr.-ldii. All Uso re^i-rved. Trrnil of Subtcripttaa that he iikes early in o r n i n g starts, that he started his political career under the auspices of Huey Long." As he moved across Africa, perspiring diplomas added tu service la available. 30c per week. By Ji)ail to elker aildrfrsaej in Dnney L.-iiii;. Si-i.tt. Wk-liita, On-tlvy. Htm- i.ton. Ki-ariy. <!r;inl II iskell »-jtf Cray (.(Jiiutic:.-, JU (O ju-r year; else- win-: e $iii(>j |je r ye»r. Second class ixMtutiii yaid at uiracn Cilv KSIIMU. It Trlnisrum motor c*rri«r lervice la required to hav« pub!lcallon-<i»y dellywy ty mail in cities thit hart Jocal tamer eerrico. ioca] carrt»i Only IK) per cent of the na- Afric»n l««l«r», no small talk- tions's Negro population lives in ers themselves, were stunned to the Sou'.h. In 1860. 92 per cent silence by the jet stream of his lived La Southern statts talk. They were rivaled \\i\ii U\u (Frank Trot man who writes here today is a member of the Telegram staff this summer. Come September he'll be teaching English in the high school and journalism at the junior collec/c. Frank and his u>ife and their three children came, to Garden Cit>/ from Kinctman. d.h.) By FRANK TROTMAN ONE THING that every community seems to have in common is a pvoup of senior citizens living out their days of retirement observing the young 1 folks proing about the day's business. No particular size community has a monopoly on these fraternal gatheriiiKs. The old timers can be found sitting around the general merchandise store in small villages or sitting on the hand rail of a basement establishment in larger cities. Every day they see things going- on that provide them with hours of conversation. * * * BACK IN the old days when passenger trains .., ran every hour on the hour, the depot j was their favorite gathering place. i They'd pull out their watches' to check j trains arriving or departing. They were ,j' authorities on time-tables. ; * But in the "jet ape" living of today, •-] there aren't many passenger trains run- H ning any more. The old timers have to | find somewhere else to hang out. I know of one Kansas town that even has an ordinance against loitering in the business district. It's sad. * * * WHAT PROMPTED these thoughts about the old timer? The other day Bill Brown told me he wanted to put the press up front in the new Telegram building and phk'e a "spit and whittle" bench out side where those interested could watch the press run. 1 think it would be a public service. * * * T11H PRESS won't be up front, however and d'arden City has an ordinance against such benches on the sidewalk. It was a good thought anywav. \ F. T. New In Garden City! MID-PLAINS FINANCE COMPANY 422 N. Main — In State Theatre Bldq. Complete Loan & Financing Service WiHi Quick, Confidential Action! Meet Our Manager RAY KANTOLA Your Money Man LOANS from $25.00 to $1,000.00 or MORE Up to 24 mos. to repay Our Loan Swvlet* Include: A liberal loan policy with quick, frundly, confidential, on« day m- vice. Leant from $25.00 fa $1,000.00 or mors on can, furnitur* and liana- ture. Second mortgage laani on real estate and automobile!. Loans fo consolidate all of your debts and reduce monthly payments, pay taxes, medical or personal expenses or any worthy purpose. Numerous loan plans with payment plans to suit your convenience. Loans made by mail and telephone to all surrounding areas. Even if you have one or more existing loans you may borrow cash. Phone or come in for cash! FINANCE CO., INC 422 North Main Garden City, Kansas , Dial BR 6 7669 Othor Mid-Plains offices in Kansas Groat Bond, McPherson, Liberal Hutchimon. 'Manhattan AUCTION Due to my health I will sell the following Real Estate & Personal Property Aug. 7 - '63 — 1:30 p.m. 502 N. 13th — or St. John 8 13th Real Estate Will Sell At 2:30 P.M. Frame and stucco house with wood shingle roof has 2 bedrooms on main floor and two bedrooms in basement. Large carpeted livinq room and spacious kitchen and , dining area with mahogany j paneling and an abundance of built-in mahogany cabinets and storage space. j Tile covered floor in kitchen. Window blinds, curtains and drapes sell with the house. Double sink. 30 gallon hot water heater. 20' x 28' cement foundation and floor for garage in back yard. f9n-* o ounar V marers of $195.17 and all prior years taxes are paid in full. 1963 tax to be pro-rated to date of acceptance of ht le. Terms: 20% of purchase price day of sale as escrow pay! menr, balance upon acceptance of title. Abstract of title to be delivered to purchaser day of sale and purchaser shall have 10 days to make title requirements, if any. If title f n Si a ^ *" ' 5f i allLhav ? a reasonable time to meet these requirements If no title requirements are made by the end of th« 10 day period it shall be construded m'avTe" n s r t /'* I* * *""$"?' ^SESSION: Upon acceptance of title. Propert? may be inspected at reasonable hours in daytime or evening. Household Furniture Bedroom Suite, 6 drawer large mirror, springs and 2 PC. Walnut dresser with mattress. 4 PC. Blonde Mahogany Bedroom Suite, springs and mattress; R.C.A. Console TV, recently reconditioned. Blond* Oak Radio & Phonograph combination. 2 PC. Living Room Sofa. Walnut China Closet. Walnut Buffet. Walnut Dresser with large oval mirror. Walnut 4 drawer Chest. 2—Mahogany End Tables. Large beveled Wall Mirror. Upholstered Cheir with wooden arms. 3—Large upholstered Chairs. 2—Matching Table Lames. 2—Matching walnut End Tables. Walnut End Table. Writing D«sk. Wooden room divider with flower stand. Dining Table and 6 chairs. Chrome drop leaf Breakfast Table—4 chairs. 3-Way Floor Lamp. Wicker Clothes Hamper. T.V. .Chair. Walnut Occasional Chair. Westinghouse II 1 Refrigerator. Tappan, 4 burner electric Range, glass oven door. G.E. automatic Washing Machine. 4 drawer wood Filing Cabinet. Steel Step Ladder Chair. Set T.V. Lamps. 2—Metal Beds—springs & mattresi. Evaporative Air Cooler. Record Player for hi-fi and records. Remington Rand,, hand control Add Machine. Portable Typewriter. New electric Hot Water Heater. I-H.P. 110-220 Electric Motor, 3—i & i-H.P. Electric Motors. Several H.D. Drop Cords. 1" Centrifugal Pump with H.D. motor, run about 60 hrs. DeVillbis Paint Gun air pressure. Sump Pump, near new. New Pipe Dies £" to I". Metal Tier Table on casters. 2 Vacuum Clearvers. 2 matching bedside Stands. Small wood Cabinet. Miscellaneous 2 wood Kitchen Chairs. Cast iron Lard Kettle. 3 Electric Hot Plates. Electric Fan. Several lengths of |" galvanized pipe. Pressure Cooker, large. Metal Coffe* Pot. Box Candle Wax. Box Costumes. Small Hand Tools. Miscellaneous cans of Paint. Garden Pic*, push type. Lawn Mower, Wheel Barrow, shovels, rakes, snow shovel, etc. TERMS: Cash on personal property. L A. ASHWORTH, Owner Sale By JOHN COLLINS AGENCY 113 E. Laurel — BR 6-6712

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