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Freeport, Texas
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Tuesday, September 22, 1959
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THE BRAZOSPORT FACTS EDITORIAL PAGE , Srazosport arid Brazoria County, Tuesday, September 22,1959 M/L HARVEY NEWS Youth Asks A Challenge jJhon t-Tin T ni-A ffnicVierl Kiitlrl- «_ J * i t_ __._*_ ... MORN |A^W^- When the Lord finished build- 1 Ing the world he piled all his '''left-over rocks in one place called the "Ozarks." In the middle of that place is the town of Branson, Missouri. And on the highest hilltop in Branson, » overlooking the White River /Valley, is The School of the «• Ozarks. These were very poor people ,Vhen Harold Bell Wright first wrote about them in the "Shep- terd of the Hills." Despitetwo decades of bold progress, there ,4s proverty yet in the primitive cabins deep in these isolated 'hills. While we have been much preoccupied with feeding the destitute and educating the ignorant '•in the dark, distant corners of our planet, most. Americans have closed their eyes to the same conditions closer to home. Fifty years ago a Presbyterian minister named Forsythe, distressed by these conditions, de- 'XUctated himself to bringing '.schooling within their reach, fa the years since, aninspired Dr'.;R. M. Good mixed momr with-thcise dreams; and great buildings, cut from stone quarried on the campus, began to take shape. V Gradually, hardy, 'handsome efrls'and boys came down out of those hills and began working their way through, school. I mean working. Sometimes in the garden.plot or the barnlot, Dr. good would be on his Knees midst the row crops or on the end of a hay fork or alongside the students and there, with their bare hands, boys and girls of little learning scratched and clawed and shoveled and hoed their way to a college degree. And Dr. M. Graham Clark, present president of The School of the Ozarks 'attests that there has been no so-called "delinquency"in their midst to this day. How come? Those boys and girls had to come from behind. Many never had a bath or sawa comb or toothbrush until they, high school size, arrived to begin elementary school. Often they came from homes where the. twin tragedies of illness and marital trouble had compounded the misery of their poverty. Yet despite thdrmeagermen- tal, moral and physical inheritance, these young people came by the hundreds asking what? Something for nothing? No. They asked a chance to work their way through school. As I stood recently on die beautifully lawascaped campus of the administrators and spoke in the magnificent chapel which these young people have built— an architectural masterpiece worthy of comparison withany - the one thought that kept repeating itself over and over in my awareness was Oat these our own nation's poor and tired and troubled, .Were seeking a challenge. They could easily have idled their way through life with the modicum of security which a plot of turnips affords, but they sought instead, a chance to take a chance. Each asked only an opportunity to work his way. Not "security," but opportunity! Today's young folks are offered "security" instead of "opportunity," and at this they rebel. With no challenge, with no chance to provehimself, ayouth will turn to stealing cars or starting gang fights. For too long we've been telling our young people what a "wonderful thing" it Is to be an American. We've neglected to tell them what a difficult and demanding and dangerous thing it is to be an American. No wonder, seeking 'a challenge, they turn to miscliief.. crime —• even communism. On that hilltop in the once impoverished Ozarks, surrounded by handsome, immaculate, tanned young Americans, I saw in their clear eyes someof that wonderful inner confidence that a man or woman can know : only when he has proved himself. Only when he has climbed the highhill. WASHINGTON SCENE Show Beginning To Pall ABOUT YOUR HEALTH Noise Reduces Vitality By GEORGE DKON NEW YORK —This will undoubtedly stamp me as jaded, but I am beginning tofindNikita S. Khrushchev alittletiresome. The show he Is putting on is spectacular, but it's always the same spectacular". . If he doesn't produce some new stuff soon he's" going to drop in rating. Those of us who are sticking with him on this junket are beginning to realize that this is an old show in a new setting. It Is beginning to dawn on us mat every arm wave, every finger point, cajolery, veiled and unveiled threat, is stock repertory. . • The reason it seemed so new and fascinating to us at first was that Nikita had been performing in Russia over what amounts to. closed circuit television. We didn't get too much of it. He's in the position Miltoi Berle might be If he could find a television audieucethat hadn't been glutted by him before. I am sure this occurred to my readers before it did to me, anSthe, only explanation I care to offer for being so slow Is that the pace of this-show does not lend itself to introspecdeo. The tour has all the trappings ofuorvelty ; anijseosationi-. ~ Ia:addJt/an,!.tiw;-eirly risings- and late settings keep us in.a paradoxical state that lean describe only asexcitednumbness. But. the ; colossal hanr is beginning to show his bag of* tricks Hel'doesihesameWts of business whether telUdgoff the American press at theNa- tional Press Clnb in Wa«hln ff ton; the nation's busincssf leaders In New York, or the world at the D.N. • 4 The reason he's tiring me so; much is that Tm beginning tp' anticipate him. ~~~~\;- . I'm'as bright as they'c'ornev and it's taken me fewer than a dozen performances to suspect that Khrushchev iJ:S-;Con^; raunist, and prefers Communism to Qrftalfffln.' Even before he informed'us, witii ccfltdouslydrollgestures, THE BRAZOSPORT FACTS ESTABLISHED 1M6 •JAMES s.. NABORS •'«' ^Roberta pansby ; £--Managing Editor 'Bill McMurray Spnrts Editor E. B; (Tex) Hendrlk Circulation Manag> Bernlce Elder. Office -Manager K" e>r *•' °' Bas «* 8 w' own ' ^S SUBSCRIPTION BATES MARCH OF EVENTS; , Now Feeling Pinch of Long Strike By HENBr.CATHCART ; !*£££/**" w4Modfl "°» ™»ft%*w JVrffer. HINOTOK-President Eisenhower Is movta*-closer u SSSSssass There are increasing report* *of i serious ..pinch on American industry .resulting from _. tdlhad noted this of cranial adornment and had! bem duly astounded by ir. •.{ The Soviet Premier keeps say-1 .. Ing- one of the big reasons he -•wanted to come here was to ' leant more about America, but it-Is an educational precept JirtSlL/NdsJi learns more by : •asking than telling. Mr. K. reminds me poignantly of an old political commentator we used to hive in Washington. This pundit used logo to Capitol ffill with the avowed purpose of asking Senators what they thought about such and such an issue. But when they granted him an interview he didn't ask them; he told them. You'd be surprised how much learning he escaped. I couldn't estimate how much • knowledge about us the Russian leader has succeeded in dodging so far. but he's certainly in ' there trying. 4* He rebuffs information Mfcna routine of jokes about every Jack praising Its own marsh.' Md a sidesplitting offer of a paying Job to AvereU Harriman who once told his wife, VI feel like a million dollars" and she cried: "Migawd,wbathapn«jed • to all our money?" I hope Mr. K. was linenlnr' when our ambassador to the U N« Henry Qbot lodge, informed him that Americans have a national trait that Is "convenient for our critics.. . . .we relentlessly advertise ' our imperfections."' But I wouldn't bet he was, even though his interpreter was translating • it Into one of his hornless ears. 1 But, from having it thrust a< for;:, everywhere he goes in this country, he may be getting ar inkling -that we possess a national trait we do notadvertise I think it is no gross exaggeration to say that our advertising abroad does not overemphasize the fact that we are really « very dignified and reserve* people. Thewaywearereceiv-' ing.Mr. K should give him ? glimmer that wearethevtetlmj of misleading ads. If he has swallowed all the misleading advertising 'about us, and I suspect he has beta an eager glutton, he must be flabbergasted by the dignity and re- wraint with which we have met This Is a noisy world we live in--ther£s no i£f ^^l' ^nd thingd are getting noisierl Sounds like the loud radio next door or all of the neighboring kids enjoying their games with squealing delight are major offenders. Medical experts show that nose wherewework, where we live and sleep, where we travel to and jircm work can cut down our .efficiency, impair *oir peace of mind, our health and our comfort Noise, they reveal, brings sleeplessness, tired ;<nerves, and poor digestion. ^ ! 1 - Noise is measured in units of decibels When «he noise level reached 70. decibels or more, it Has a definite ill effect on the digestion 'Normal sounds in a business office will corn- jBlneiq;create.ajioIse!that measures 60 decibels." Jr. nojsy office has often hit 70 decibels. -™^V. A whisper five feetawayamoiintstoSS decibels bins your ears, and probably makes you mad An ordinary conversation averages 50 decibels . • Occupational deafcess seems to be more and ITS THE lAW more..common. As our cities become noisier there is more deafness among road builders, bus and traffic drivers, printers, and traffic' policemen. Organizations of employers and Insurance groups are analyzing this hazard and beginning to control technics. .-.. *•-"'•• Experts tend to agree that a sudden loud noise causes about the same reaction in a person as does a great fright'and may be followed by a aenem feeling of depression and loss of vitality. s « jv.eys of the most annoying noises list automobile horns, squealtag.brakes, city buses, cutouts, and motorcycles .as the worst offenders. Close to the top among other objecttonalbe sounds, are from.pverloud radlos-that belong to"sprneoie else-, factory ,#JUsaes, riveting, pneumatic drills andnoisy games and parties Strangely enough barking dogs and yowlinc cats were not given as too anything. CA weekly feature of the Public Health Education Division, Texas State Department of Health.) Laws Reflect Beliefs . -Jur laws have their roots deep within our Beliefs. ' And the laws shift as our beliefs change. Thus working backwards, you can find a people's deepest beliefs by discovering their notions of justice—about adults, children, nature, animals, and other things.' * ^ Until.this century, the laws held children fully responsible for crimes. Like adults, they faced trial and punishment—often prison or death Today we seek mainly to reform child offenders rather than to punish them. .-» Some prunuivepeoplehoUlnanlrnatethinHslft stones and rivers guilty of offenses. . t •For centuries the Inn held animals nwrffll responjbie for their ict* and thereforetry-«bJ toy other animal ahafl ktOkunm CKBSK «i thflammalisccmpetinafatopubUcaamai™ .«-—<•- HrfolksTahail prosecuwT: Courts la the Middle Ages duly summoned animals to appear. As late as 17SO, a French court tried a she-donkey and condemned her to death, but it later pardoned her because of "good character." . The philosophers Descartes and LaMettre taught that animals were automatons, highly corn- plex machines wtehout feelings. As a result the laws came for a time to allow .•nuch cruelty to animals. But in recent years, the laws have changed cack again to protect animals from'abuse. We have evidently changed oar minds aboutthenature if. animals. Our beliefs about crime—what cause* Jt, and vho's to blame, indhowtocontrolit—findexpres- ilon each year in oar legislation, to our court eclslops, and Jury verdicts, (This column, prepared by the State Bar of Texas, is written to inform-not to advise. No person should ever apply or interpret any law without the aid of an attorney who is fully advised concerning the facts involved, because • slight variance in facts may change the application of the law.) /«—»NATIONAL REPORT Less Anti-Nixon Groups 'By LTftB C. WILSON United Press International pn . Nikita S. Khrushchev that considerable R . . TRY FACTS CLASSIFIED!! /A5HINGTON j joined up with eae persons who don't like Vice President .Nixon, The I-don't-like-Nixon brigade Is considerably nailer than it was some years •. ago, It tost trength notably after the Soviet Union. Nixon's Utchen debate with Khrushchev in Moscow made .he vice president some new friends, probably a great many of them. The debate did not endear him to Khrushchev, however. Mr. K's feelings about Nixon were on display when be visaed Washington. • lie told National Press Club hosts last week that Nixon had arrived in the Soviet Utnion will misconceptions about Russia and had gone home With them unchanged. Later, to a question from host U. S. senators -about the Russian Lunik, Khrushchev snapped: "Why don't you ask your vice president? He faows all the answers." Nixon's reaction to; Moscow's announcement that the Russians had hit the moon was that :nere was no proof they had done any such th Ing' that the, claim .might, be a propaganda phoney. Perhaps thevice pres&ent wlll'conttauiotoneedle Khrushchev. itcouldbegocJpolirlcsforhin. totio The record showsj pjalnly ftat Nixon was not responsible for the invitation to Khrushchev to vls^t |te United StateS. He is firmly identified with •Be visit, however, by his recent- swing through the gpvlej Union and bj» oneojhjsr poetical ii ' "" . ' . "•• ... 1 £• *• *««•««'« manner In which Nixon undertook to answer the objections of those numerous American citizens who proclaimed that the invitation for Khrushchev to come here was IU-advis«d, Ill-timed, a national disgrace or Nixon had been asked in Poland if he had Invited Khrushchev when in Moscow. Nixon replied with emphasis that he had not, that the Invitation was on President Elsenhower's inltla- ," v «» . He continued to disavow responsibility for Kthrushchev, The air shortly was full of complaint against the project, some of it .to hard and arresting language. For example, Sen, Thomas Dodd (D- Conn, said this in the U. S, Senate, "think about it for • moment ..... "What would the Senate and the country have 'bought tf to 1939 President Roosevelt had invited Adolf Hitler' to be a barnstorming tour of the United States fresh from his conquest of Czechoslovakia, Austria and Poland? Can we imagine Hitler as • guest fa the Whit* House?" That is a tough question. There were others. N«on met the barrage as he had been accustomed to defend Eisenhower administration 'policy hwd-on. He devoted to a defense oj the:- ^nrusnchev program molt of a speech before the A raerican Legion convettion. He had, to fact, known that negotiations were solng on when he visited the Soviet Union. Back Iwroe, he realized that if the Khrushchev visit soured and fouled out, he, Nixon, would suffer by public assumption that he had been a party to the whole thing. | L'affaire Khrushchev still could sojir. If so, Nweu's RpJiticyU prospects would sour sane, too. KFKC-TV cnAKHKt, A CIMIOCM. KUHT-TV 0 XHOwrr «« II *tO* O t«»n*r town • Q) Early Show — "When Were You Born," Jeffrey . Lynn, Margaret Lindsay (B American Bandstand '•"» O Mission From Moscow 7-Spcclnl discussion and film program with James Day, Author Harold Fisher and other Soviet experts <;I5 P Topper 'fltt IB KlUrllt's Showtime 5lU O S*n Fmnclnce ne«t Interlude "" " News, Sports Woody Woodpecker*. O HnnUoy-Brlnkl«y Tales of Polndcxter Doug Edwards, News TUESDAY EVESIHO __ <:M Q News, Sporta O History with Herb Hake S LIfe of Rllcy News, Weather • tU I I News, Weather John Daly, News •:W O I*f»mle — "The Glory • Moid," Nanette Fabmy, Kddle Albert; » traveling lady preacher nnknoirinftly brines a psychopathic kffler with ner S United Nations Review Eyewitness to History —Report on Khrushchev's visit IB Bronco—Debut; Houston's Ty Hardln in an hour- long Western adventure series as Bronco Layne; "Game at the Beacon Club," Layne Inadvertently ald» a clever swindle . •:« O Effective Reading and Study • 7lO# fO Dennis O'Keefe Show- Debut; situation comedy series with Dennis CX'Keefe, Hope Emerson, Eloise-Hardt; "Hal's TV . Pate,", a newspaper col- Umnist Is the date for * ... teen age quiz show winner TlM O Fibber MoGee and MoUjr—"The Shooting O»J. .toiy," B new tenant cause* •tawbto O Great Challenge — "L American Journalism Meeting Its Resposibili- ties?" with Eric Sevareid, Barbara Ward, John Fischer, Eugene C. Pulliam, J. Russell Wiggins and Sig Mlckelson ID To Tell the Truth (D Wyatt Earp'— Corrupt politicians cause Earp to want to leave Tombstone •:<WQ"A Toast to Jerome Kern"—Special fO-mlnuto musical extravaganza with •.•:•.- Bob CurnmtagB, Jieitj . - .Howard KeeVJB* trice Munsel, Carol Channlng, Kelly Brown, BambI Una, Jota W. Bubble., ton* Printa, Keely BtrUh, ftan Butei« and the Wltne*MtV LiMtKMtsOOUm • Tightrope— "*t* FraiM," th» ajjent fata a fang tit Jewel IMtvM 0 Th» Rifleman — ."Th» Challenge," tore* eonvfot* hold the marshal and • storekeeper r bottaft; re, .peat :' ,-'-...; ,;;,_ if : n:N O Accounting . >' 9 Spotlight PlaJfMOM •*•• "The Fastest Gun in fts> West," John PayM, WB> Item Hopper, Houston's) Andy buggan: a felt 'con H aroused whsa a Mtlsi ta to trouble,' r«p*at . 0 Naked CHjr •— "£ak*fV Dozen," Jo* Rueldn, Rich. ard Jaeclcal; a ruthless (tinman goes after hit tttb man; repeat ' f :«• O Andy Winiam* — Jan* Morgan, Sharl Lcwla, Johnny Mereer, Dav* • Barry - • . -"•" • • • • • <• Alcoa Present!— "0(» deal oti Locust Street," Suzanne Lloyd, Jack Khfe •rood Jr; a man belfeve* a .mysterious person it .being held la a locked) room.fri a Boston m«nrinn •at V. 8. Hanfcal Mike Hammer 10:00 B •*• Itart-A nareotto*) '<rtof sprl«g» ••• .- ffl News, Weather. _ ID Nfeht Edition O J»ck Paar — Carmel •Quirat, Evelyn Brooks, Ed ' Rlemer, Betty WWte, Hani Conrled Sat O News, WMtttr, SpMto ID Movietima — "Mothar Carey'* Chicken*," Walter Brennan, Ruby Keeler, Fay Balnter; a widow struggles to rate Her family N>:«-.fJMG!* Theatn — "Shi Married Her Bos*," Claud. •<to Colbert, Melvya Donf laa; romantto o«m«4y about » perfect Mental? who marriea her boo 12:00 01 Late Show — "Havana Widow*," Joan BlondeB ffl Janet Dean uiso B Mmghty Marietta '"" WEDNESDAY MORNING Time, Channel, Program "7 8:80 Q George Koesner. BF1> 6:8.' |B Good Morning Doa 8:50 TO Morning Report j;sa CO Farm Report. ' ^7:00 O Today — Beporbt «• Khrnsbcner'a visit; Mo*s) Bart * - ^ .: i IL.glhny f»f» Show v 7:80 01 Romper Room "' __ IB Morning Edition Hun 8:00 0) Morning N«w» ~~^ and Stop Me [ -By BENNETT CiRF I : A-' M-AMBOYAOT STARLET ww toH flat the Impirticlrt •"- young man in the corner was worth ten million frgfiw «m the hoof, so she was fawning on him in two shakes of a Iamb's tail. Noting that his gaze •was at her shockingly low cut dress, she pouted, "I told that disgraceful dressmaker of mine.this dresi, •was entirely too revealing, but It made no impression on her. Tomorrow she's going to raise it at least an eighth of an inch or know the reason why!" • * * ' The sheriff ot a sleepy Southern town has held office now for forty-two consecutive years. His reason for not stepping down invariably silence* political adversaries. "I'm plumb afraid to quit, r successor wouldn't* , A. Texan wi* moaning long; and loud about (Do ftot H»t was now only the second large juneau> DAILY CROSSWORD ACROSS 1. Citrus fruit B. Daub of paint B. Choir member 10. Less frequent 12. Oil ot rose petals • 18, Old Spanish card game (var.) 14. Marksman Iff. Flow-trie*! plants 16. Tantalum (sym.) 17. Tree 18. Tellurium (sym,) 18. Arm joints 22. Examination 24. A dance 26, Hose of a missile 28. Greek Inlands 31. Conjunction 32. Evening 1 (poet.) 33. Pronoun 34. )%um«, as water surface 37. —7- and, robbers SS. Impelled, • as a raft to. Whoie rang* 41. Slant 42. Injurious things 43. Jug 41. DOWN 1. Deadly 2. Preposition 3. Castle's protection 4. Blunder 6. Stream 6. Escapes (slang) 7. Spheres 8.Visorless caps 9. Savor 11. Adjust again 15. Weighty IT. Be in debt 20. Japanese . festival 21. Single .unit 22!Numbar 23, Root orna. ment 25. Digit 26. Army group 27. Brightly 35,FanatOof colored bin! 39. Mr. 29. HypodermlO £e MokA capsule 87. Cavern 80. Birds' hotuM 38. Lnveonl 32. 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