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"•'$** • '^1 v Sr THE HORIZON Thurtdloy, Augutt 20, 1959 '" •• #jp ifeiatttll <W«»rfiK Is The USSR Any Setter HAVE TO REDS? ' : By PAUL HtAV&l Wilt it the ward, Mr. Eljen- hower, Mr. Nixon? What art wr instructions? There Is no sense toAmeri- o»n patriots tilting with windmill*, bashing their heads against an impregnable wall. Do we continue to fight against Communist, tyranny, or are we now -supposed to trinqullize ourselves into submission to oonununism. . , Now that Khrushchev has been invited to sup with us, does this make communism "respec- Uble'? v • Give us the word, pie* ase. What should we do? I got up this morningind looked Inside a Chicago paper to discover tlat Charlie Chaplin's movie "Modern Times" is playing in town. On the next page it says Larry Adler is performing in a Chicago bistro. Just a few weeks ago either of these names was mud.; If either had been scheduled, veterans' organizations and hosts rf vigilant Americans would live raised a storm of protest. Irt Chie»9o-there has been no prttest. , -' •'•"• • ' Sow can thert be, whmthe boss of all t»ft world's Communists, his 1 been invited to the WhiteHousft?. IB Hollyvfood, says all^Ameri- cart ictof WaWBorid, "theReds are t»ck it:work everywhere. We've lost the cold wan" And nowftere' since thftcnici- fiidoh of Senator McCarthy is tHerft 4. voice'big enough to rally thost of us whd would op- pis* surrender. fell us, please, Mr. President, Mr. Vice President, what you wotdd have us dd. . You have-said we should afford a-^cAurteoiis welcome" to KhrusHch'ev. But you have also said. Mr. President, that Red China's Chou En-lai will not be iftyited here "until Red China shows-it can boa decent' member of the family of nations by releasing-U.S. prisoners or some similar act."Those are your words. Converses, theft^ we must assume that Red Russia does (fur alify as "« decent member, of the family 6f nations." SpeU it out for Us, plwse. We are much confused and a little afraid. Before you p"ropos«d this invitation to thfeblpody butcher of Budapest, you say you gave careful consideration to its effect on the other nations of the world. But did you forget to consider its effect on our nation? *Cn us? Mow that the bars are down, now that red entertainers are again being made rich on Capitalist dollars, do we also throw open our defense plants to employing what we have been calling "knowh security risks "?, How can we keep them out, Mr. President, when you have invited theworia'sjiumber one "security risk" to visit those factories? The red tefmites are coming, leering, out' of the woodwork, ' Moving intdpdsitions of importance, prominence. Please don't, allow any more • decent, loyal. God-fearing, patriotic Americans to risk their jobs and ruin their health and break their hearts fighing to 'preserve and protect and defend If you nave already thrown in • -the sponge. THE LIGHTER SJDE Was Very Disappointed FRANK ELEAZER United Press International WASHINGTON - Drew Pearson testified for two hours before' a House Aimed Servibes subcommittee, and nobody even called him a liar. As far as I could tell,-the Initials "S.O.B." never were Died, why, they didn't even call Drew by his first name. H was"Mr. Pearson" throughput. The subcommittee is investi- gating'why so many defense contractors hire so many retired military officers. It also has expressed interest in parties and week ends in the Bahamas, where big contracts might or might not be discussed. Peatsou and his partner, Jack Anderson, have written a book' called "U.S.A. - second class • povftr?" which includes some chapters'on just those ticklish questions. So Chairman F. Edward 'Hsbert D-La. had. called •. them, to'tell, what they knew. : Pearson has been called a liar by so many congressmen 'he can't rernember the number. He's been called liar, and worse, also; by presidents, 'and by cabinet members and others' in .assorted high places. Some of these protests of course have come shortly before the accused was sent to the' showers, or even to jail. Rep. Clare E. Hoffman R-Mich. likes to say he got Drew once to admit under oath that he was a liar. I think what : Pearson actually said was, he was wrong. . . ; 1 Anyway, this enables Clare now to say, "I just don't know now'what to believe. If a fellow says under oath he's a liar, where does that leave you?" i guess Pearson muffed another one just this week. He said in Sunday's paper that Rep. W. F. Norrell D-Ark. was ailing and in a wheel" chair and maybe marked for early retirement; 1 '-"Buc : Norrell turned up afoot at a hearing Monday MARCH OF EVENTS and announced he'd never been •in a wheel chair in his life. "Pearson is a complete liar," he said. ".. This sticked up as one of the 'milder ways in which this sentiment has been put; through the years. But there was nothing like it at Monday's hearing. Hebert, it is true, did make Pearson and Anderson start out by swearing to tell only the truth. But then the subcommittee swears all its witnesses. Hebert said the subcommittee had seen the witnesses' book; and had read some of thei r column's, and had invited them up •• for whatever help they could give. They had "graciously accepted," he said. Several newspapermen in the room, including maybePearson and Andreson, squirmed a little at Hebert's next remark. He assured Drew and Jack, "you 1 , can take the newspaperman's fifth amendment as much asyou like." . . It turned out this was kind of , a joke. All he meant was he I wouldn't press the witnesses to I reveal their sources where they • felt obligated to .'shield them. = Well, the upshot of the testimony was just about what the EDITORIAL Efforts of Civic Club Earn Respect of Board is .used in getting de*° nse contracts. They cited -•«»> cases. They nameome Complacency Worrits Washington Official. .By RENRy CATHCART Central Press Association Washington Writer W ASHINGTON—Look:for }dgh U. S. government officials to s " ubcomrniue< ; f or tr yjng to do minimize the probable results of the exchange of visits be- something about it. twe«a President Elsenhower and Soviet Premier Nikita, Khrushchev. Nobody ever gave them a hard The administration is deeply concerned «ver expressions of tin- ,j mei Rep t William E. Hess restrained optimism in the press .and elsewhere since Jhe visits R.ohio ; came, closest to it, I were announced. There is a feeling-'' guesSi . placency and a general relaxation of vigilance He said once it was his under- could be reflected in a congressional, desire to standing what Pearson was say- 'reduce defense outlays. . ing wrong. Pearson said polite- A strong indicator of this attitude-occurred ly he was pretty sure it wasri- in the stock market following the announcement ght. The market had a sharp attack of "peace jitters" Pretty soon it was past noon, and prices dropped precipitately as a'result of and Hebert was saying, just as the feeling that defense spending might be af- pleasantly as if the witnesses - fected. It was the sharpest drop since 1855 fol- had been generals. "Thankyou, lowing- President Eisenhower's heart attack. Mr. Anderson andMr. Pearson, r,Copier heads in Washington point out that We appreciate your appearing Khrushchev is- a dedicated Communist and is this morning." 'much more ap't to see the things that confirm I suspect Pearson and Ander, his views than to be affected by things that'son went away a little dis- moderate them. And, they hasten to add, the appointed. I know I did. ' Community efforts by a relatively new organization, the Brazosport Civic Club, has earned the attention and respect of the Freeport Board of Commissioners, ; • The club is made up of citizens of the Negro community in the east sector of Freeport, on both' sides of the river channel. Theclub's efforts have been directed toward improvement of this community. :-••'; At a council meeting several weeks ago a delegation of members of this club attended a meeting of die Freeport Board "of Commissioners. They pointed out that the streets in their area did not have an all-weathar surface, and asked theBoard's consideration in blacktopping them. dub members musthavebeenisurprised at the response they received. Mayor Jim Russell said he Board was aware of the street problem, and he city was willing to do what it could afford. Co- uity Commissioner Jack Morris, who was present •a another matter, offered help also if thecity wo- ld improve the drainage in the area to the point 'here the streets would stand up. The Board's favorable attention to the request f the club delegation may have been in part based n the merits of a street program for the com- Hinity. • But it would be safe to say that the Board's at- ;tude was strongly influenced by the efforts that a've been made by the Civic Club for the past ear" in organizing a self-improvement program mong the' residents themselves. Most of the residents of the community are of united economic means. This in turn limits ti; standards of the environment, and has led to an attitude of resignation toward the condition of the neighborhoods. The result of such an attitude Is further deterioration. Debris goes into ditches, blocking them to form stagnant pools. Vacantlotsbtcomeover- grown with weeds, junk piles gather in back yards. City officials are at a loss as to where to begin in making improvements. Then the Civic Club began its efforts, and demonstrated that the initiative for improvement had to come from within. With the help of City lf Commissioner Dick Helpinstill, they entered into ' : . the City Beautiful drive. Marked improvement resulted. ; „ Club members, ,ar,e continuing the drive this year, aided ty Dan Ellis and his tractor, and some help from city trucks, but largely through their own organized manpower. ' Most important of all, the Civic Club is creating a desire for improvement. This leaves- the-Board of Conjiussloneirs wjth- the satisfying feeling that any improvements they maketothestreetsanddrainageofthecommunlty, make to the streets anddrainageof thecommunity will have a lasting effect on the standards of the, community, and stimulate a further desire for improvement. AsMiyor-Russell pointed out, theneedfornei- ghborhobd improvement is by no means limited to the Negro community. Club, he pointed out, w. ample to the entire city. • efforts of the Civic rve as a •-"' -.x- FOREIGN NEWS COMMENTARY De Gaulle to Query Ike Wathlnglan QUOTES. same situation applies to President Eisenhower. 'No one, they assert, expects the President to return front Moscow with a revised or softened attitude toward the evils of Communism, ' and »o one should expect Khrushchev to undergo a-' similar ex- The best that can be expected and hpped for from the visits U ENN1S, Mont. - Mrs Irene to find a way for East and West to "keep talking." At present, the Bennett, of Coeur u Alene, lo> keep talking phase has been extended only temporarily. The hope a&°. describing the eartti- is that It can bo extended further. : : • - . q^ke and cotopse of a mounr * ,,.--. tain top that killed her husband • IKE'S BACKGROUND CONFERENCES—President Eisenhower'an" 1 *ree of her children: is elated over the results so far of his series of semi-private White 'Suddenly we all heard mat House dinner meetings with representative members of the Wash- J e " ib1 '- ru ff win ^, , I1 ", 8W mty ington press corps. '. husband yelling V* told m* to He's held nearly half a dozen of them an« is frankly oenefltting Sr 36 a *"*•; ^ saw ^ 8h In a number of way*. Foremost,;of Course, i* a new informality in * t j ree ;" Dut *» eve «' saw nun. which the President can and does talk freely, expounding his views *=*"'• and philosophy over the whote range of government matters. .However, there U an added dividend, too. Eisenhower has received and enthusiastically adopted mor,e than one idea which has,ia,schoB contra- d«veloped from'the press itself in th« free and easy conversaUonal ^^'3 r ^™rt that there had flowr that .has been achieved. _ . v ' „' ' been I fight between whites arid The President's press relations, never were better. He's happy, a Negro student, Jefferson Tho- the press Is flappy, and more Important the public is getting to nlas . know the President's thinking bitter. ' . . "There lias been absolutelyno ; - * ».»;.• trouble at all. Some shout • BOHLEN INFLCENCE—One liftle-known aspect of the-forth- Mmes at jjjjn as he walks down coming'exchange of visit* by President Eisenhower and Soviet the liall, bull never seen anyone Premier Khrushchev, has to do with Charles E: (Chip) Bohlen, for- jjjt y m or molest him in any meriy U. S. ambassador to Moscow and perhaps America's out- way." standing expert on the Soviet Union. • Bohlefl has been advocating such exchanges as th|» for quite a while. It Is hia firm and publicly expressed belief that such exchanges can be the instrument for easing the cold war and ultimately showing the way to peace. : .. Bohlen's position may not have played a direct part in Mr. Bisen- hower 1 * djsclsipn, but there are around the President a-number of. »dvi»er» who rupect Bohlen'* views, and who probably had them In 11404 when the visit exchange matter was raised by the President. .incidentally, Bohlen is now all set to become * special assistant t«3scratary ol State Christian A. Herttr. . , ' . Bohltn Ho» Exchqng* OCQNCMOWOC, Wis. - Clyde Pfeiffer, 32. promising V> stand by his wife as she is tried on charges- of plotting with her married lover to kill him: "We had nine wonderful years together. I am not going to throw that away for one bad one." By ARTHUR MGBEE : .United Press International PARIS (UPI) - Gen. Charles de Gaulle and President Eisenhower will meet here on Sept. 2. It will be their first meeting since 1951.when Eisenhower was supreme commander of the allied powers in Europe. It will mean more to De Gaulle than an opportunity to discuss what Eisenhower plans' to talk about with Soviet Premier .Nikita Khrushchev. For it also will give the French President a chance to sound out the American president on how the U. S. will vote in the Algeria debate in the United Nations this fall. . ; The U. S, abstained from voting a year ago. •This distressed France, and De Gaulle made no bones about it when the late U. S. Secretary of f State John Foster Dulles visited him last winter. All the* portents are that the U. S. will abstain again, rather than alienate the Arab world-uhless De Gaulle can pull a rabbit out of his two-starred kepi, • ' I '" • •••' ' The question is: can he? Reports here are that it is just such a hope, or possibly a plan, that prompted De Gaulle to decide on & quick trip to Algeria Aug. 27-28. A few days later Eisenhower announced his plan .to trade visits with, Khrushchev, and to meet De Gaulle arid other Western leaders^beforehand. Aug. 27 was the date Eisenhower actually suggested for. meeting De Gaulle. It should have been simple enough for De Gaulle to put his Algeria date forward or back to accommodate Eisenhower. But he insisted on going toAlgeria first. Eisenhower readily agreed. Reports immediately blossomed that De Gaulle was going todosomethingspectacular. One rumor was that France would explode her first atomic the Sahara Dessrt during.De Gaulle's Algerian trip. The French government took pains to deny that any such test was planned. The more persistent word lias been that De Gaulle may come out with a new plan for Aleria' either a new appeal to the Algerian rebels to lay down their arms, or an enlargement of his "Constantine" plan for Algeria's economic regeneration. However, the present Constantino plan is already an economic mouthful. De Gaulle himself is understood to feel that it is too much' for France to chew a; long as the war drags on. As to any twuflin aDpK*i,.ti$9o$»' 'Sun& Algeria Dloc is as opposed to any concessions to the rebels. Yet if De Gaulle offers no concessions, the rebels are extremely unlikely to heed any new appeal until after the U. N. debate is finished. TRY FACTS CLASSIFIED!! THE BRAZOSPORT FACTS HEI a, ENS HE THURSDAY ON TV CHANNM, KMIC-1V CHANNEL KtJHT-tV CHAMNBIi KHOU-TT 11 CHANNM, XTWC-TT II 4:M 8 5 ISO I _ Ewly Show — "TioUgh- eat Man Alive," Dane dark, Llfa Milan) • U.'S. security agent v» aft International smuggling! ring g) American Bandstand O Movl« MMln«e~."p«r- •chute Nome," Mar«n«rita Chapman i * J»lne« faith* parachute Mnrsft torps can't overcome • fau> of JumplnK ... « _, I KltlHK'a Party ! New», Sport* Huckleberry Hound 5:U O Huntley-Brlnkley O A Number, of Things tO Walter Crcnhlte,'Newt TIHJKSPAY EVENINQ 8:00(1 N«WB, Sports O Western Wonderlands m Lite of Rlley JB News, Weather •>:7iT(0f News, Weather O Industry on Parade O John Daly, News •0 B CaUfomlan* — "Slam- pede at littery FUtt," a prospector solves a gold embeulement scheafe; repeat § Quest (or Adventure JeU's Collie Soundtrack — Howard Finch, host; Janet Smith, Wayne Forrest, June Terry 7:00 B Wlt-9 pay a? O Eastern Wisdom and Modem Life Q) December Bride—Ruth and Matt argue over Matt'i new mustache; repeat fD Zorro —» "Manhunt," Jeff York; * death trap it tet for the mountain man; ' repeat liSO B Lawless Years — "The Morrison Story," a corrupt judge Is murdered when a committee beglna an Investigation O Obedience Oast O Yaney Derringer — Protection racketeers take over New Orleans;'repeat (B The Real McCoys — "Grandpa Takes the-Primrose Path," Grandpa believes a visiting belle has fallen for him; repeat . l':N B Bachelor Father—"De- clslons, Decisions," repeat Q Survival — Returning; first of 10 programs on the story of man,. resources and civilizations; "From Adam to Atom" , Q) Zone Grey Theatre — "Homecoming," .Lloyd . Nolan; A man. decides to;; " ''"'•" . use hi* guns ' when lhe< bank refuses him a loan; repeat- . .- -,,.,; O Leave It to Beaver — "The^ : Rlde," Beaver., and Wally become sepa- rated on » trip; rep«tt »>» O U B«MMI Street — * rocket NlMttol to siMft* e4 by foreign ag«nt» TO Playhouse .90,-,Re« .', Serllng'i 'TWr.VflVtl Al* ey," Art Curiiey, Lwllt Mlelsen, Katharine Bard, Jack Klugman, Bo hits) Qranville, George Vo«k» vee, Alexander Scourby} drama about a writer who goes from obscurity U wealth and prestige in Hollywood; repeat (D Rough R!ders-"Para. dlse Gap," 'three nuns have difficulty M claiming a property inheritance; •, repeat *:M B Best of Oroucho—Isa- bella Cumcelolo, Ida Tom- dlno} repeat ...'•,. . 09 Flight — "Submarine Patrol" M B Rescue t — "The Am- monla Trap/' ttire* Me* arc trapped bi an Ice vaon ID U. S. Border Patrol— "Rocky Mountain Stery"_ .N B Death Valley Days — "Which 8Me ef Hi«Fenoe," at ynrtMul romance hi JeopardlM* by a border dispute (D Newt, Weather ID Night Edition Newt " M ID Jack Paar — Virginia Graham, Dave Gardner, Erie Eisner, Leslie Uj> gams 10 :W B News, Weather IB Movie time — "No Smoking," Reg Dixon, Jlnda Lee; diplomatic tlons are strained with the discovery of a pill that stops smoking and tobacco stocks tumble 10:10 B MOM Theatre — "Fin Up Girl," Betty Orable, Martha Baye, Joe B. Brown; romantic comedy about a girl and a sailor 12:00 ID Late Show — "Publla Enemy's Wife," Pat O'Brien, Margaret -Lindsay; the wife of a former criminal falls in love* ffl Janet Dean , 13:15 B Naughty Marietta, •"". . FRIDAY MORNING ^ Time; Channel, Pronran. 8:30 B George Rocsner, BVD 01 Get tip Time ^ * 7:00 B Today — News oorre- 1 ."< «ponderito will discuss Out . . political situation hi Bonn, London, and Paris; Bud • and Travis '. . . • : '-• •__ d Animated Ctocfc . . /:30 Q) Romper Room • "™, . (B Morning'Bdmo ».-00 ffl MorningWrt* IB Soundtrack' ' Try and Stop Me -By BENNETT CERF- rpWO BROADWAY characters, oh, a sightseeing trip through •L the Everglades, were separated from their guide. Suddenly one cried, "Help! An alligator just bit my leg off.'^ "That'J terrible," groaned the other. "Which one?" "How should I know?" asked the victim. "All alligators look alike to me." « • »• Banker Arthur Goodman Is satisfied with the progress his wife is making in auto ' driving. "Six more lessons/' promises Goodman, "and I'm going to put the door back on our garage." • »»..' : David Klven, quite a.master v of the colorful phrase, returned empty-handed from a fishing trip off Montauk Point recently. "Alt I did," he admitted ruefully, "was to flog the Witt* to a, froth." *•..••• • - . . • When a couple of automobiles are double parked, observes Buddy Hackett, you never have to think twice to know which one wu parked by your wife. It's the one on top. DAILY CROSSWORD ACROSS 1. Grate . S. The 50th »tat«(U.S,) U. Body of Kaffir warrior* «. Decks ia.UseleM 14. Most painful •IS. Indian. (M«x.) IT. A collega coune (shortened) U. Sheltered •Id* 1ft. Concealed M. Part of "to be" ft). Capital of Hawaii 49. Let it •land (print.) DOWN 1. Competitor 2. Astonish 3. Petty malice 4. Languish 5. Owno 6.SMW 7. Fish bait & Region 9, TO place In office 10. Neck, ot land 21. Medical man 23. Head covering 24. Place 25. Biblical city 28. Counter to 27. En- comlutn 28. Tan- talunt HCS Qfl Bat-: HSfflHHMSJPI UiBDGUH UClHLJIt USUffiUGSMSV 18. Exclaim almultan. eously 20. At home 31. Moth 34. Put out 35. Shaping machine 36. Discharge 38.Articl« 39.8trlk« 41, Malt beverage* 43. An tlnclt (dial)' 44. 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