Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on August 24, 1963 · Page 1
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Garden City, Kansas
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Saturday, August 24, 1963
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Garden City Telegram Vol. 34—No. 250GARDEN CITY, KANSAS, 67846, SATURDAY, AUG. 24, 1963 20 Pagos Pre-Fair Work Scrubbing foods show cases was one of many cleaning jobs done Friday at Hio Finney County Fairgrounds. Paul Hewson and Rodney VenJohn, at left assist their mothers, Mrs. Paul VenJohn, community leader of the Go Setters 4-H Club; and Mrs. Harry Hewson, foods leader, Happy Hustlers. The county fair is set for next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Booth construction will start Saturday. Need for Improvements in Grain Standards Is Cited House Aid Cut Raises Ire of JFK ! WASHINGTON (AC) — Scnale Republican lender F.verelt M. Dirksen of Illinois predicted today the Senate, i may siiMlain n $. r >Sr>-milllioM foreign aid I'lil, voted li,v llw House, a sliirfh President, Kennedy culled "sliort-siirlitcd, ' irresponsilile and daiitferon.sly pai'l isiin." j Kennedy spoke old. grimly at a s.p<vial While House j IIOWH conference Friday .shortly al'ler a coalition of House j Republicans and l)eiim<Tal,H rolled up a 'JlJ'J- ,188 vote l.o slice 1ha( amount out <»f what had lieeu i\ $•!.!billion anlhori/alion measure. The House. l;hc>n quickly passed the bill on a 2'.M-IH!5 : vote and sent il, to t;ho Senate with a $M.r>-bil|joii eeilinjr. This \v»i.s $1 billion short of I ho amount Keitnody requested. Plioto A, wheat growers' official predicted today that there would be little open opposition to changes in the grain standards proposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. "Fact is that there is little that one can say in defense of the present standards," Howard W. Hardy, president of the Great Plains Wheat, Inc., stated. "Tho standards under which we are operating today were largely formulated 50 years ago. In those days, prior to World War I, binders and headers cut the wheat and left it on the ground for periods extending ,up to several weeks before it was hauled to the threshing machine. Modern concrete and steel storage bins were non-existent. "Despite vast and sweeping changes in h.irvestinf!, storing and inarl'.i'firi^ our products, the grain st.mdaida have largely stood still. No one has taken the leadership in bringing about necessary changes to reflect the new set of conditions." Hardy po'ined out that the present .standards permit genc". 1 - ous allowances for cleanliness, purity and damage. "These tolerances can run up to ITS per «nt for the No. 1 grade, and 1.V9 per cent for the No. 'i grade " Hardy explained. "SueU iilkiWiiii ci itii^lil U a v o I been practical 50 years ago, but they ai'e out of step with today's realities." The U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed to narrow the tolerjirice, and has announced that it will-hold hearings on the pi'ono.scd t-tandards in October. Chief justification for nar rowing the grading tolerances, according to Hardy, is the benefits to be gained in the export j market. Domestic millers pay lit; tie attention to the grain standards in purcha.'-ing their supplies. However, the foreign buyer! | must use the fiain standards in! ! buying wheat from the United j States, and has little way of estimating vholl'fM the tolerances for the wheat he is buying will fall into the lower end of the ( range, in the' middle 1 , or in the j upper rangr-s. Accordingly, he ; has (liffK'i 'ly in evaluating the , amount of m.liable grain he will receive so ho can estimate the ! value ol tli ( . wheat. "In fh» meantime," Hardy add • ed, "other wheat expoi tin}.; na' lions are doiiij-; everything possi- | hie to step lip the quality and cleanliness ol Ilieir wheat ex ' ports. Canada, for oxainpl", runs ; its export wheat over cleaner:; The Canadian Wheat Hoard class .ified its export wheat as 'clean until clean.' This term means exactly that. "At u time when all other exporting nations are doing their best to support the quality of their wheat exports and to capture cash markels, we cannot afford to do less." Hardy pointed out that there has been no open criticism of the pro- osed dianges in the grain standards, "That does not mean there will be no opposition when it comes time for the hearings, however. "Whenever attempts have been made to improve the .standards in past years, there was a long parade of witnesses who based their opposition on the claim that they were looking oul for the interests of producers. These opponents, however, mostly .spoke in the. interest of the merchandiser rather than l.h ( > producer. "Whoat growers In the stales of Kansas, 'Colorado, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota are spending several hundred thousand dollars each year to expand their markets at home and abroad, but (hey are seeing these efforts almost completely offset oy obsolete standards for their pioducts. And it is time to con sidcr bow many markets we are li sinj; by n (| t being competitive in thi; international wheat trade." Fishing Derby ill Be Sunday Attention. 'younK local an/'.ler.s. (Jet oul those polos nud head for the kids' llshin^ pond tomorrow. The fishing ou^ht to be topnotch. Annual KisliliiK Derby starts at 2::i() p.m. for boys and f.drls of a^e Is and under Clnii'lcs Walters Is in charge, nnd the event is sponsored annually by Hi). Optimist Club. The pond's "population" wn.s boosted by about 1,01)0 late Friday. That ninny fish were! broil).! 1 ))! In from ponds alonu I'awnee Creek Hint are di'yinn up on the Adam Mai place. The fish were flumped Into the kids' fishing hol ( < jus I northeast of the bridge across Hie. Arkansas River. Kinney C o u n I y Parks, Ktsh. and (iaine Assn. was in charge of the project. Wilmer Kline, local Ma UK; protector, pitched in to help. No entry fee lg charged fo;- the flerby, and registration .starts at 2 p.m. K'very yininjr.sliT taking part nets a free bottle of pop. Six prizes will bo given for the largest fish: thn-e to the bo'y.s and three to 'lie yirls Four Spates Represented At Invitational Tourney Garden (,'i|y Country Club Annual Invitational Golf Tournament toed off this inornini! with 102 entries from four state's, KHU- sas, Colorado, Oklahoma and Nebraska. M. II. Bradford, liberal, who won tbe tournnmenl championship last year in n sudden-death playoff is bark iwuiin this year. Also included in this yoar'.s tournament are entries from Jaycee Airlinks \nd the Garden Clfy Country Club, Further details on the tournament are on pnj!<* 12. Asserting that House licpuhli- cans had abandoned bipartisan, ship. Kennedy appealed to both parties in the Senate to boost tin* authori/.alioi) so that the Mouse will have a chance to reconsider its "irresponsible, unwarranted and unwise action" when it Is offered a compromise. Dlrksen said in nil Interview the temper of the country is such that, lie thinks (he Senate may sustain (ho cut. "Tho overriding thing behind I he House's action is that we have been giving assistance ol' nome kind for I!) years at an investment of more than $HH) billion and tbe country | s gelling fed up on foreign aid," the Illinois senator said. "The country is vocal on this mailer and when it is coupled with reckless federal spending, it iti dmi'bly vocal. Members of Com- gross have been hearing from Uheir people." Tin.' committee already ban voted to reduce b'y $II<M) million Kennedy's $<t.. r i-hilllon roquo,sl. Sen Wayne. Morse, D Ore., has demanded reconsideration of these (Mils in an effort lo make a 25 per cenl over-all reduction. Kennedy blamed the Hepub- Hans for the House action. Noting he had supported foreign aid as a senator during (lie lleipiihlican administration of Dwlght I). Kisen- bower, he said: "This your i.i the first time that the leadership of one parly led the attack on it." Republican House leader Charles A. Iliilleck of Indiana and other GOP chieftains supported the cut On the roll call, (1(1 Democrats and 15(1 Republicans wielded the ax. On the losing side were 172 Democrats and Hi Republicans. Kennedy's original foreign aid authori/aliori request was $4,9 billion, lie trimmed the figure to $4.. r > billion aftoi- reductions worn suggested by a presidential advisory committee headed by ro.- lirod (Ion. IjiiciiiK D. Clay. Negro Comic Released From Chicago Jail CIlICAfiO (AP) — Comedian Dick Gregory, who spent la days in jail because lie refused to Kign bus name to a rocogni/.ance bond on a disorderly conduct charge/, Aug. \'i_ was released Friday by M u n i e I p a I Court Judge Hen Kchwurt/.. The ;«) year old Negro comedian and several other men wore arrested on the south side where | Negroes and w'.iiles were picketing the site of mobile classi'ooms Gregory said he refused lo sign a rocogni/ancc bond he-cause he woud not "sign a bond for a crime I didn't comiiiil." Garden Sass The one Iliin;: (ill.-, (ianlen can I do hellci- than anybodv else is i read his own liuiidwriliii^. City Gives Bride An Asplhalt Carpcf IMIILADICU'lirA (AIM — Helen Dougherty is |{<'ltii>K »i»rrifil today and the city in sending her a special weddiii); present an a»- phall carpel Miss l)oui;herly. 21, lives on ,1 block pilled wilh trenches for u new waler main. When her mother complained that her daughter would have a terrible time r,elllnjf lo the automobile lor the trip lo | the church, the eilv agreed to pave lln 1 path. The Weather Partly cloudy tonight and Sunday with widely scattered aftor> noon arid evening thundorshowor i. Not quite so hot. Lows toni"hl 65 to 70. Hifibb SuruUy in low 90i>. Stiu . i ', (5 Milt. Mill I'li-D. t/f

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