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Freeport, Texas
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Tuesday, December 6, 1960
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BRAJOSPORT FACTS '. December 6,JL960 Paul Harvey News URBAN DISEASE IS Chicago is chagrined, President- elect Kennedy is cmbarrased, the nation Is ashamed—ot the second ward in the fiftieth precinct. In the second ward of the fiftieth precinct in Chicago, in the recent presidential election, more than 80 people voted — though there _. n .,«r<7 are only 22 ell- HABVEY gible voters living in that precinct! Nixon got only three ol those votes. The inference casts an ugly shadow over the city administration in Chicago. This makes it uglier: The voting records for that and many other Chicago precincts are missing. "Stolen from the vault in City Hall." Since the state of Illinois went to Kennedy by only 8,600 votes, Republicans have evidence to support their claim that "Illinois' 27 electoral votes were stolen." I am aware that there are other scandals in other states, but Illinois is where I live. Chicago, lor better or worse, is my city. The stench that blankets this city does not come from one isolated precinct. Prior to the November election, a grand jury reported evidence of 30,000 dead people and vacant lots which were prepared to vete—and presumably did! Nor is the disease confined to one state, or I would urge that the other United States quarantine this one until it finds a cure for its own ailment. Vote fraud infests many, if not all, big city political machines. Cynics sit around headquarters on election night, watching early returns with a jaundiced eye- knowing—I mean we of the newsbeat know—that we can depend upon the big cities to "release" the necessary thousands of votes to smother any "downstate" op- SPREADING position. Senator Kennedy, because most big cities are run by Democrats, was the unwitting beneficiary ot the entrenched political machines. I know the machines are sufficiently able to cover their tracks so that me election will not be "upset" in enough states to alter the outcome. But President-elect Kennedy has something to live down. All ot us have. The second ward In the fiftieth precinct of Chicago is no pimpla on our body politic. This is no wart we can remove and be cleansed. This oozing, festering ulcer is a symptom of a terrible disease. When the disease has progressed this far, we know it has already spread. It might be too late for the Republic to be saved, but I refuse to believe that! Freedom under God—this magnificent adventure in individual dignity and human liberty, this last great government of the people, by the people—must not perish! It cost too many too much. Washing*on Scene ENVOYS BURN EX-PLAYMATE LIST By GEORGE DIXOIf WASHINGTON — All around the world right now the United States ambassadors who expect to be heaved out' by the seat of the striped trousers are burning up their guests. The envoys are putting their playmates to the torch to obliterate all record of them. Far from being phantasmagoric, this incendiarism is commonplace practice in the higher echelons of diplomacy. When an ambassador has reason to believe he is about to be streeted, he indulges in an orgy of incineration —and the first thing he burns is the list of persons he has been entertaining on the tab ol Uncle F'Sam., -.•-, ' , , ,v,.. . '• I am indebted for this esoteric- em! calefactory information to O&ilia Hill, the lovely young wife of Robert C. Hill, our retiring ambassador to Mexico. At lunch in the embassy, while the ambassador was regaling us with accounts ol Soviet espionage in Mexico City, she whispered to me: "We're going to do the absolutely unique. We're going to leave our guest list for whoever succeeds Bob." Keeping my voice down so as not to interfere with Ambassador Hill's disclosure that the Soviet set-up in the ; Mexican capital includes 105 Spanish-speaking Russian wives who also serve as intelligence agents, I .asked Mrs. Hill why the leaving oi a guest list was unique. "Because it just isn't done," she whispered back. "In 20 years in the foreign sen-ice we've nev- ESTABLISHED 1912 JAMES S. NABOBS PUBLISHES GLENN HEATH EDITOB JOHN F. GREEN BUSINESS MANAGER GEORGE BEACOM Advertising Manager ROBERTA DANSBY Managing Editor LeHOY BYHD Women's Editor MORRIS FREEMAN Mechanical Superintendent E. E. (Tex! HENDHIX Circulation Manager BERNICE ELDER Office Manager Published daily and Sunday except Saturday by R«7iew Pub. lishers. Inc., 307 E. Park Ave., Freepoii, Texas. Jamet S. Nabors, President. Classified advertising department open 8 a.m. to 12 noon Saturdays, closed Sundays; to plac», cancel or correct classified advertising, call BE 3-2811. ;v;;i - .. . . her of Texas Daily Pre»s Association, Texas Pren Auocia- lion. Represented nationally by Texan Newspaper Hepr«- eentalives. Inc.. P. O. Box 308, Baylown, Texas: Houilon CA 8-2643. SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier. Daily and Sunday. $1.40 per month; Daily only, $1.15 per month. Mail rates upon request. All mail tub- ccripiion rates in advance, Entered as second cla»» matte* Match 21, 1952. at the Fr««. porl, Texas, Post Office, under th» Act of Congren of March 8, 1370. "feouth dealer. North-Sauth vaLnesablft NOETH 4QJ88 V864 • K94 WEST BAST 4065 VJ732 • 763 SOUTH 4AK102 VK10 4.AQJ85 + 62 The WrWlng: Couth West North Bast j.^ 2<^ Pas3 Pasa 24 Paaa 3 A Paaa <J Opening load—king of chibB. From time to tune we have referred to th* importance of counting out a hand. Usually the examples uaed have shown fcow declarer analyzes the defenders' distribution, and how lie makes use ot this informs ti<yi to obtain the best result The declarer lias no monopol In this field, however. Tfte de- lenders frequently can gaug the declarer's distribution jus «s effectively as he can their «nd can thus play their cords to the best advantage. Hera is a hand that demon- •tratea effective teamwork Defense, Weat leads the Wng o clubs, on which East plays the •queen. It ia :li accepted con, ' thai <fs» awwa *• $ ayed on a king- lead unless iq accompanied by the Jack or 1 a singleton. West therefore continues withv low club, knowing that East' will either ruff the club or' win with the jack. When Bast takes the jack, .here is a question of what ha hould return. There are many clues to guide him to the best efensive play at this point Most of these clues are obtained trora the bidding. He knows that West overcalled with two clubs—thus prao ically guaranteeing a five-card! ult. This means South cannot 1 mve any more clubs. East likewise notes that South aid diamonds first and then padea, thus indicating that tho diamonds were greater in length nan the spades, and that declarer's probable distribution i» Ive diamonds and four spades. Bast therefore can draw tho reasonable conclusion that South) laa exactly two hearts—since eleven of declarer's cards in spades, diamonds, and clubs ara accounted for, A club return be* ng futile (it would give declarer the contract), Bast returns the two of hearts. Declarer plays the Stag and West the ace. West has a slight problem as to whether to try to cash the queen of hearts or aco ol clubs, but it Is easily resolved. East's lead of the deuca of hearts—his fourth best—tadl- catea that South started witl» two hearts. Hence West playa tte queen ot hearts andfjefeata tj» contract, er found a trace of a guest list on taking over a new post." "Where do they disappear to? "They're burned up.' "You mean—literally—that as ' • soon as a head of mission gets an inkling he is about to be ousted he sets fire to the list of people he has entertained?' "Literally," replied the beautiful ambassadress firmly. "When we arrived here we made perfunctory inquiry about the guest list. We were informed that the first thing Bob's predecessor, Francis White, did on hearing he was about to be replaced was get out his guest list and personally burn it up, page by page." I asked the reason lor this diplomatic pyromania. Mrs. Hill didn't answer Immediately, but gave me the nod to listen to her husband who was describing how the Russians ingratiate themselves with the Mexicans by learning perfect Spanish. "The Soviet embassy has three undergraduates at the University of Mexico this semester," declared the envoy. "They're all over 50." The ambassador said it was hard to get to know Mexicans anyway. Mrs. Hill whispered to me it was a lot harder for newcomers from the U.S. than any other country because the Americans had to find out for themselves who was who. "I know of two reasons for this," she said, in delayed answer to my question. "One, the : !._,... I,-. H—•" ~.f*t want to help his replacement. Two, he doesn't want the newcomer to know whom he's been wining and dining." "But uoesn't an ambassador spend the U.S. taxpayers' money only on people who may do the U.S. some good?" I asked. "That's the theory," replied Mrs. Kill. I argued that the reasons she had given sounded very petty. "They are petty," said the ambassadress. "But almost every ambassador 1 ever discussed it with has admitted to being a victim of this pettiness.' "But you are going to be a pioneer in the field and leave your list for Bob's successor?" "I am," declared the diplomatic lady firmly. "I don't care who knows whom we've been receiving." TIME FOR A CHANGE IN WASHINGTON £ S TUMMY ON TV • -**Q Capital Highlights NO SPECIAL SESSION THIS YEAR By VKRN SANFORD Texas Press Association AUSTIN, Tex. — By the time Austin sweeps up the last of the holiday tinsel, it will be time to prepare for another round of festivities. Committees already are meeting to plan details of the inaugural events that will attract thousands of visitors to the Texas capital, come January 17. Gov. Price Daniel will take the oath of office for his third term; Lt. Gov. Ben Ramsey, for his sixth term. If weather permits an inaugural parade these two officials will ride at the head of it up Congress Avenue, to the Capitol grounds where the swearing-in ceremony will be held. .NO,SPECIAL .SESSIQg . ^2/Hag- glirig and suspense over wflb will be Speaker of the House for the 57th Legislature will continue until January 10. That is the first day of the regular session when House members, by secret ballot, will elect the speaker from their membership. Rep. James Gotten ot Weather- lord asked Governor Daniel to call lawmakers together this month. New members could be sworn in and a speaker elected in a one- day session, lie said. This would give the speaker time to organize committees and be ready to go to work in January. But Governor Daniel said that any legislature meeting this year would be the 56th Legislature, wbirb could not^lect a speaker for the bvth Legismtiue. Reps. Wade Spifman of McAllen and James Turman of Gober are candidates for speaker. Both reportedly, are "ahead". Spiiman, in a recent letter to House members, announced addition of two more pledges to him. He said, "A majority of the members have committed their vote to me for Speaker." Jim Turman says the same thing. So, the big question still is: How will the members vote? PROGRAM FOR AGED — Enactment of medical care for the aged and an increase in state pensions are among recommendations of a joint legislative committee to study problems of the aging. Committee announced it would work for a constitutional amendment to raise by $10,000,000 a year the ceiling on old age assistance. ,It also urged that the next Legislature 1 pfbs laws to put idlb/eftect a program to provide state help for the medical expenses of needy oldsters. Transfer of senile, but not mentally ill, patients from the mental hospitals to nursing home care was recommended. Sen. Crawford Martin of Hillsboro, is chairman of the committee, and Rep. Howard Green of Fort Worth, is vice-chairman. VET BOND SALE CANCELED Veterans Land Board has set aside plans to hold a bond sale this month because of criticism from Land Commissioner-Elect J e r ry Sadler. Board announced its decision "with regret," declaring that the veterans waiting to buy land would be the losers. ing on interest was too low to attract buyers. Board said it felt the people were expressing their desire to get the program in full operation again when they approved a constitutional amendment in November to raise the interest ceiling. Sadler had protested the sale. He said he felt the bonds could be sold at a more favorable rate next year after a change in the national administration. DAM SITE RECOMMENDED Millican, in Brazos County, has been recommended to he State Board of Water Engineers as the site for a proposed reservoir on the Lower Navasota River. An engineering firm made the recommendation after a study contracted by the Brazos River Authority, the towns of Bryan, • College Station and Navasota and industrial firms. Statistics for the proposed water project are staggering. It would yield in the neighborhood of 200,000,000 gallons of water a day. cost an estimated $44,000,000. It would not be c o m p leted until about 1970 and paid for in 2020. SHORT SNORTS — State's general revenue fund is going deeper into the hole, sinking to a deficit of $76,72,738 on the state treasurer's last report. Deficit increased $10,000,000 in three weeks. . .On the plus side, tile state has received a check for 5636,547.92 as its share of income from the sale of 119,400,000 board feet of lumber and other uses of the Texas national forests. Money will he divided among the 11 East Texas June, 1958, because the state ceil- located. Boyfe A CUP OF TEA UNHINGES NATION You're Telling Me! By WILLIAM RITT —— Central Press Writer— RED BO9S KHRUSHCHEV) didn't applaud when Ireland's Frederick Bolanfl took hia seat) as president of the United Ha* tlon'a General Assembly. That'a proof positive the UN made an excellent choice 1 i I ! Cuba's Fidel Castro, tt teems* is determined to furnish all tha lota comedy at the General At* sembly meeting — and we da mean LOW. I ! i Cditro't trcnifer of ' '»v* York headquarters to Jil«m wouldn't seem to benefit cmy<( body In that araa-Uatt of olK tfa» barber*. Hurricanes and typnopnB an known aa "willies" in Australia, See where a man who had been indicted on charges of stealing an auto was again arrested—this time on charges of •wiping an airplane. Changing times? NEW YORK (AP)—The quickest way to be thwarted in America is to insist on a proper cup ot tea. The man you ask is likely to doubt your order. "Coffee, did you say, sir?" "No, I said tea." "Tea, sir?" "Yes, sir. 1 "Lemon? 1 "No, sir. I have been among tea drinkers everywhere in the world. Always they are asked whether they would have lemon. Those I have thought most responsive to the further responsibilities of an obligated mankind uniformly said no. 1 "Yes, sir, cream?' "Well, are you out of milk?" "Oh, no sir." "Well, Id like to have milk." "Milk, sir? Milk it is.' Nothing seems to unhinge the giant efficiency of America fur- Business Mirror ther and faster than to ask a waiter to bring you a cup of properly prepared tea—or for that matter a glass ot milk. Here is another approach: "Did you say;coffee now or later?" "No, I did not say coffee now or later, nor did I say coffee now or then. "What I really would like is either a cold glass of fresh milk, now when the day and the meal are both relatively young. Or later, as a consolation for all time's sorrow, an honest cup of hot tea." "No coffee'at this table?" •No coffee! We may be quaint. We may be old-fashioned. We may be different in our own odd way. But actually it isn't a question of whether drinking coffee makes us fall asleep during afternoon business conferences or keeps us awake during those vital hours when TV has its most virile com- mercials. •"We simply happen to like the taste of cold milk with a meal, or the taste of hot tea afttnvard. This is not a new thin;; in our family. It is hereditary. It is part of our coat of arms. "It isn't that wu are against coffee. There are times when we love coffee. There arc days when we even write letters to mutual friends who love coffee. "But right now we would like a glass of cold milk—or a cup of hot tea later." "Yes, sir, coming right up." What comes up? A big hot steaming cup of aromatic coffee. If you want a glass of cold milk with your meal, or a cup of tea afterward, you had best call up. tlie day before. Even then it Isn't a bad idea to show up with your own tea bag. You can always borrow a cup of boiling water. FLAT-FEE TOLL DIALING PLANNED By RICHARD H. HOENIO AP Business News Writer NEW YORK (AP)-A sweeping change in long-distance telephone service is being readied for the near future. In effect, it will mean extension ol the local or area calling concept—unlimited long-distance calls at a flat monthly rate. The giant bell system of the American Telephone & Telegraph Co. is working on suqh a long-distance zone calling idea and hopes to have it ready for submission to the Federal Communications Commission in two weeks. President Frederick R. Kappel of AT&T gave the first hint of the plan last - month in a Boston spc'ech. "It appears to be ,|.;.; ' ; " step," he said, "the -i-' tween local si«d lot 1 comn^uiications v disapjjiar. "We have alrti broadening ol local telephone calling areas so that calls between many adjoining communities are not treated as toll calls. Not visionary, out extremely practical, is the concept that many of our customers will wants forms ot service enabling them to call over wide areas, and even across the continent, at a flat monthly rate. "And if you should ask, 'When is the Bell System going to develop specific plans for this sort of thing?' I am happy to give you this answer: We are working on them now," he told the Boston Conference on Distribution. AT&T declines to elaborate on details of long-distance zone calling until the proposal Is actually filed. "We are absolutely prohibited torn discussing any details," i spokesman said. However, the plan under con- ••ation would permit a New telephone subscriber^ tor ex- ample, to buy a service for a fixed monthly rate that would permit an unlimited number ot calls to, say, Chicago. Or, if he estimates he will be making 25 calls to Chicago monthly, he would he ahle to huy a service at a specified fee for possibly 30 three-minute calls to that city or any other phone number In the same zone. The new system would divide the country into six zones. Customers could buy service to any one or combination of zones or even all six. For a specified tee that may run under $3,000 a month for one telephone line, a subscriber could make an unlimited number of throe-minute calls to anywhere in the country. Overtime culls would be charged for on a time talked b.nis. Whether the system would result in lower telephone bills re- , mains uncertain. B:0fl JH Kitirik'^ (sti(i"ra^" Fn>ncl "'" i:r •SM& Sinn Hi. S"'« '" ------SM& Friendly (-'i™ 1 m Vows. Sport* g C}u,,k I.*™ U^'"'".. -,•1(1 O Alnnin:!' 1 Ni' lv -"'.'L ___ S !« O Ht'n«l'-.v.|lri,ikl.-.y n Industry m ! .ir. in IH 1>, 11R _Kd« arils. ^>«_ s . TrHsnAv F.VI-:NIN<: ___ S:00 €1 »»•'• i> ' Wrl ", ,,, iiu |i "To S pen It N ' ltt "ends" -• S|H'<i;,l r«>- Hi-nm PH lon'ipi l.iniiUiim Uwliint: Towncs, Bruce liordim; prnwmnker tnkes skip., when his son is killed 'n-'iO ffl Amounting; 241 tfl Her! Skollon — Dlarm I.virn, OcorR* Applcl'y 9:l>* Fl "Open l?mi" — Spriim hoiir-lonR program or spontaneous talk, with ,Tocy IllKhop, <; n o r t f Hums, Jimmy Durantp, ItucWy Hnckrtt mid <.rn,i dm Mnrv; DftVld SuisVlml, mmletnfnr 0) Garry Mooro — Kin?. Olsele MnrKfiizio, Annie Farce (fj Ateon Prraenls "Tn. niRht at 12:17," PORR.V An., Garner as n womnn win has a premonition ol nn nirplnne crash O KUlit"travel Club- "MichlRon" .._ (J For Times Like 'I'luvj 0J Manhunt 10:00 4IJ News, Wcilllicr «:HO 0 I'N I'.evii-w m Tlic (Jiuliii'il 1 DIM n- (larHmds pKuic is f»i'«a (l-i. n in Dentil Volley (X) i>.i';s Ciin.ny S!'»w ___ <J-.U O Kllectfve RcaiHnc __ 7:110" ID Falher' KIKAVS I'""' -".Man Almfit l-ud trios lo dale » beauty ton- tfsl winiHM- (0 Iliflrmnn- "Tho Fro- motor." ;i K.imbloi I"" lo KOl McCain into ii S 1 '"- fi(jht with a fust-drawing youth _ _ __ _ -30 O AHrcd "ilitfliro«-k Tre.,,.,,|s— "Sjliilln," JWrhnra nd Geiiilos, Alctnndfr Somirli.v; a man trie* to kill his wife and Ihen to keep Iier alive DJ BeEinmnjjs -- "Edward Espenshnde Jr. Carlo- Kraphrr" Q Dohic Gillis-"Drag Strip Dohie," IWio becomes a hnt-rodtli'i' {0 Wyatt Earp- "The Too Perfect Crime." Earp searches for a psychotic killer who uses a hypodermic needle _ _ _ S:6o (0 Th r I iVe^r— "Tile Biff Blackout," Jnrk I'arnan. Charles McBraw, Nun Lc.nlle, Jraiinc Cooper; » reformed alcolmUo Id framed for n murder O Yesterday's Worlds — "A Glimpse of Yesterday's Worlds." concluding . program OJ Tom Ewcll— Tom tries his hand at local politics; with Dick Powell, playing himself O Stagecoach West — "Life Sentence," Harry 10:1,1 tO '•n'" Show —"Nolv>. Lives Forever," John (;,-, field, Fnyr Emerson; soldier returns lumv find he has lust his KII friends _ _ Kl:jd 0 News. Sports jJJ Gunfire iiv.iri S3 .lurk t*nur — I. o i lloothby. Cliff Anpirl Hermlono OlnRiiW, Km 1 1 : JO " _ KM O "Midnight with Muffed* 0) News Final (0 Midnight Theatre- "'flic Mumbys," Jane Dar. well, Edgar Buchanan WEDNESDAY JMORNING lino, Chminfl, I'tof-ram 1:00 <0T Chemistry; COLOR 1:30 0Mathematics; COLOR 10 Cadet Don flJO Q) Morning Report :5r> Q| Farm Report :00 Gl nave Gnrrotvny Tndnv OJ Ginny Pace Show :25 SI Frank Wilson, News :30 ffl Mr Caboose, Engineer C0 Morning Edition News :00"S0 CadeT Don :15 OJ Capt Kangaroo 1:30 {0 Tumbieweed Time :00 63 Dough Re Ml Ull I Married Joan O Our Miss Brooks :30 EJTsTdy I our Hunch; COLOR f/ 0} .Video -Village" ' T<) Jack La Lanne Shnw Stop Me -By BENNETT CERF- A SKED TO EXPLAIN an unexpected defeat administered by an underrated foe, the coach of a big football squad pointed out testily. "The trouble was we used an unbalanced line for the first time — and our backfield wasn't too smart, either." * * * "Progress," explains New York's Mayor Wagner wryly, "is like this. Once we had narrow diit roads could barely pass. Today we hava beautifully paved tlmmghwaya where s 1 X cars can collide atthasame time." * * * Most exhausted mailman in tho history of tho Boston post offico registered a strong complaint with hia Immediate superior. "I been tho length of Boylston Street," he grumbled, "and Tro darned If I could find a. fellow named Fragile." "I'll tell you how cold it was down South that whiter," bled a New Englandcr, back from a vacation under Uio sun. "I saw a bird I thought was a robin. It turned out to be a sparrow with a chapped chest!" 0 1960, by Bennett Cert. Distributed by King F«*luru Syndic*!* DAILY ACROSS 1, iJi'lcl B. Heizo 0- Moro secure 10, Unearthed arrowhead, e. K- 32. Allowanco fur Wfibto 13. Druggist's CROSSWORD ai-Wutar 11. Projecting end of a. church 3S, Mu-sicnoto 16. Old times (archaic) 17. Molybdenum (sym.) 18. Rlatern 3U. Cc-rcal grain 20. Makes believo 24. Blemish 25. Orinoco tributary 29. Boz and, George Kllot, e.fe'. 81. Dance step 84- Girl's name (Or.) fiS.Clone to St). ITuss 3T. Guide's note 88. Herman composer 40. Beverage 42. Dull pain 43. Test 14. Internal 45. GnmiJ- mothur'tt niclinamo 40. Lawyers' chuigca DOWN 1. Profess 2. God of war 3. Boy's nickname 4. Argent (abbr.) 6. Largo dojj 6. Property (U) 7. C'hungo 8." tha KM" 0. Philatelist* culk'ctiowj 11, Give over 13. .Scheme 18, South American republic IBabyL) 22. Apex 23. Mineral spring 28. Mur. mured t-x- cla- mo* tion 27. Extends 28. Book ot Old Testament 30. Memo, randum 31. Agreement 32. Decorate 33. Capital of Bulgaria 38. Ruin. 30.SUto dteorfop 41. Cooling dovlca

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