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"S. THE BRAZOSPORT FACTS SffOMAL PAGE ' Brazosport and Brazoria County, Sunday. October 4/1959 PAUL HARVEY NEWS US Is Not A Democracy EXPLORERS WEEKEND ON TV While Khrushchev was visiting, New York's Governor Rockefeller said lie wanted to "straighten Mr. Khrushchev out" on one important point. Khrushchev had been speakins of "capitalism versus com- minism." Governor Rockefeller said, "TlUs country does not lave a Capitalistic form of government. Capitalism is the economic and financial process wHlch functions within ourdemocratic system. Thus the choice is really between democracy and communism." "This," says Governor Rockefeller, "brings the choice into proper focus." You, Governor Rockefeller, have mixed the whole tiling up worse than Khrushchev did. This United States of America is not a democracy! Pure democracy is where everybody votes on everything; mob rule. You will not find the word "democracy" in our Constitution, in our Declaration of Independence or in any of our state constitutions. Not once! This is more or less a sqcial democracy. All men are "created equal." But 30 minutes away from the womb weall have different talents, differing potentials. But politically, this is a republic. We salute the flag, "and to the Republic for which it stands." This is more than mere se- mantical quibbling. There is a very real and important distinction. Americans must stand for something before they fall for something else, andhoware we to pledge allegiance with conviction when a prominent candidate for President does not know how to accurately identify our form of government? This misunderstanding of fundamentals is shared by many, so this' criticism is in no way intended just for Governor Rockefeller. Almost daily some statesman's public utterance contributes further to the confusion. In a republic we elect men to do our. deciding for us. Theoretically,- we. elect our best men. Actually, we tend to elect men our own size. When you look at Washington you're looking in a mirror. Either by what we do, or fail to do, we put those men there. Basically, there is * very close kinship between the junior executive who chases the stenographer around the water cooler and the Internal Revenuecollec- tor who takes a fast buck for himself under the table. They're both trying to get something for nothing. Understanding what our Republic is can help us to comprehend what it stands for—and what it won't'stand for. Its roots are on Main Street -in our clubs, our classrooms, our kitchens. Americans will remain "free" only as long as they deserve to be. Honor, dignity, decency, morality and intergrity in Washington reflect those same characteristics —or their lack--back home. Never let our national character so erode away that our nation' reverts to a democracy. Democracy is rule by majority decree. It was a majority that crucified Christ. SCIENCE TODAY False Signal Is Costly By JOSEPH L. MYLER United Press International WASHINGTON (UPI) - A flare bomb explodes prematurely at Bikini, a rocket misfires at Wallops Island, Va,, an Atlas missile fails at Cape Canaveral, Fla., a TV orator's golden words change suddenly to monkey clutter. In each instance the villain is something called a "spurious radio signal." This is a loose term for any signal, whatever the source, which comes barging in where it isn't wanted to upset devices controlled by radio. Another word for it is "false. 1 ; False signals may come from lightning strokes, freakishly reflected waves from a taxicab network, the refrigerator, or, conceivably, and enemy transmitter. Any gadget or machine, from a plug-in shaver to a giant motor, which produces electrical sparks also produces radio signals. Spurious signals can do costly damage, as when they doom a $2,500,000 Atlas. They may cause no more than mi}d annoyance, . as when they mess up home radio reception. At best they are a nuisance in this increasingly electronic world, and experts have spent a lot of.time andraoney figuring out ways to circumbent them. They have come up with no absolutely fool proof system;i, THE BRAZOSPORT FACTS i ESTABLISHED ISM JAMES S. NABORS PUBLISHER GLENN HEATH , EDITOR George Beaeom Advertising Manager Roberta Dansby Managing Editor BUI McM'jrr,ay Sports Editor Morris Freeman Mechanical Superintendent E. E. (Tex) Hendrlx Circulation Manage'- Bernice Elder O/fice 'Manager Published dally and Sunday except Saturday by Hevl*\ Publishers. Inc., 307 E. Park Ave., Preeport. Texas, James S. Nabors. President. Classified advertising department open 8 a.m. to 12 noon Saturdays, closed Sundays: to place, cancel or correct classified advertising. call BE 3-2611. World wide news coverage by United Pre«i International. Member of Texas Dally Press Association. Texaa Press Association. Represented nationally • by Texas Newspaper Representatives. Inc., .P. o. Box 308. Baytown, Texas: Houston CA 8-2643. SUBSCRIPTION RATBS By earner, otlly an(1 8un(Uy> , 140 9m montb . DallJ only. S1.15 per month. Mail reJes upon request. 411 mail subscription ratei to advance. Entered as second class matter March 21, 1952, at the Jreeport. Texas, Post office, under the Act of .Congress .nf March 8, 1870. but they have greatly reduced the chances-of false signal accidents in operations such as missile tests. In the case of the Atlas failure of last May 18. the spurious signal came from the missile's own electronic guidance system: False signals from outside can be guarded against in many ways, including use of tricky circuits special frequencies, and codes. Could a Soviet submarine off the Florida coast sabotage a millisle test at Cape Canaveral? This could hardly happen, an electronic expert told United Press International, unless the Russians knex precisely what frequencies and codes .the^mis- silemen were using at various . stages of the countdown. The'sub might:try to drench the region with all kinds of signals in the hope of getting a killer through to the right place at the right time. In that event, however, range detectors would pick up the unwelcome signals and officials could take appropriate action, to wartime, the expert said, this might consist of "an unfriendly bomb on the unfriendly sub." The general practice when radio-controlled operations are under way Is to order or request radio silence from transmitters in the area and, in certain cases, to shut down spark-emitting electrical machinery and divert traffic. You're Telling Me! By HOYT KING •Central Pr«i« Writ* DAILY CROSSWORD ACROSS 1. Rascal 6: Male deer 11. Pry 12. Proofread, e^s mark 13. Rugged mountain crest 14. Sicilian volcano (var.) 15. Little girl 16. Vend 18. Printer's measure 10. Exclamation 20. Depend (dial) 21. Viper 22. Do not (con- traded) 23. Fencing sword St. Rustic 2T. Array 28. Piamlrea 29. Yelp 30. Morsels 31. Township (abbr.) 83. United Nations 31. Miss Havoc 85. Man's name 86. Goat antelope 88. At no time 40. Sharp and harsh 41. Male duck 42. Dirties 43. Meaning DOWN 1. Long cut 2. A rare earth 21. 3. Birds as a class i. Encountered 4. Gift 6. Burn, as with Hqu: 7. Chinese money o£ account 8. Skill .9. River into Lake Ontario 10. Marked "paid" 17. Go aboard 20. Small horse 22. 25. Sacred bull Rubbish heap Newts American Indians River of Vene. zuela . Purposes '. Tulip and hyacinth . Travels by oxcart !. Gay NATIONAL REPORT Fund Drive Is 'Unusual' By.LYLE C. WILSON : United Press International WASHINGTON (UPI) - Back there in 1948 the word around town was that there was something unusual about the fund-raising methods in-Harry S. Truman's presidential campaign. And that-proves now to have been a fact.' "Unusual" probably is too gentle a word to describe one of the fund-raising methods which now is a matter of public record. A better word for It would be "pernicious." The dictionary says a pernicious act is wicked. The fund-raising story developed this year before the U. S. Tax Court in an action between Wiibum Mayock and the commissioner of internal revenue. Mayock in 1948 was general counsel of.the Democratic. National Committee. _ The 'Internal Revenue Service challenged his 1948 mcorrie/iax return. The tax court found Mayock's return in good order, however, and proof against the IRS effort to assess more taxes. The court's finding of fact stated that Mayock had undertaken to raise $30,000 for the national committee. He sought aid in obtaining this sum to be raised among Jews in New York City. Mayock's appeal for aid was to Louis Markus, president of the American Bowling and Billiard Co. From William Solomon, New York insurance man, Markus learned and passed on to Mayock the name of William S. Lasdon who would put up a large chunk of political money in return for a favor in Washington. Lasdon was an officer of the Nepera Chemical Co., and the Anahist Co. He and his family owned and desired to sell certain-.antibiotic patents. The favor they desired in Washington was something •,',-'•:'.: ••::•'.•{ cause the IRS to act on their •pending request that proceeds of such sale would be taxed as capital gain rather than as ordinary income. The record shows that the transaction met the requirements as a capital'gain transaction. • The. Lasdons already had tax counsel in Washington, but counsel had been unable toprod the IRS to act. What the Lasdons wanted was action. A favorable ruling would save the Lasdon family "large amounts of federal Income taxes." The sale price of the patents was'to be six million dollars. Lasdon first offered $25,000 to Mayock but went, finally, to $65,000. Mayock agreed with Solomon and Markus that they should split half of all received from Lasdon above the $30.000 which was to go- to the national committee. The $65,000 deal between Lasdon and Mayock was made in June 1948, in Markus' office. t}$ money was to be paid unless : the IRS rullng^M*" 1 ' .favorable. The court found that Mayock concluded that Lasdon was entitled to a favorable ruling, but that the IRS was reluctant to act in an election year because so much tax money was involved, Lasdor pressed the case and in September 194f the favorable ruling was issued. . . . Lasdon. paid off with $65,000 in currency Markus and Solomon each got $8,750 . Mayock kept $ly,500 as a fee and deliver* $30,000 in currency to the Democratic Na tional Commitee in the Biltmore Hotel, New York. The committee popped it right back to him because the Hatch Act against pernicious political activities forbids individual campaign > contributions in excess of $5,000, Thecourtsaid the $30,000 later was channelled into the' committe* in other ways FOREIGN NEWS COMMENTABY Red World Chiefs Meet YeiteriJiy'i A«w» 3*. Danish chltftaln 35. Russian • Czar 37. Biblical name 39. Before sr RED CHINA i* celebrating it* 10th birthday. Imagine a 10-year-old with a record like that • III Khrushchev says Russians have their differences jutt like Americans. It's just that In the Soviet a little difference maket a big difference. I \ I Mr. K. layi thai In thi SevUt "thtre have been cat*> whir* diff«r*nc*> aiium* dramatic farm." Like a trial. ! .' ! American* and CommunUt* teem to resolve their differences n the oppoiite manner. We 'hoot off our mouth*. ! t ! Neither Rockefeller, nor Ken- tedy hat announced hit presi- tential intentions. You don't iau* to bt a. chiropodist, how- •ver, to recognize tore feet. 1 ! ! Reckifeller paU a "non-peltri- il" vUit le N*w Hampthlr*. It as a van* attempt to H* how * wind U blowing. ; '• '• 'arael and the'Arab* are at again in the UN. It may •e to a question of prophet loss. TRY FACTS CLASSIFIED By PHIL NEWSOM UPI Foreign Editor \ Man-of-the-weeks Cbou Ea-lai, premi" of Red China, The placet Pieping. The quote: "We advocates of peace" celebrate the success of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev's trip to the United States. It was the 10th anniversary of the People's Republic of Red China and gathered in Peiping was the greatest array of Communist leadership under one roof since 1957 when the Soviet Union observed the 40th anniversary of the Russian Revolution. It was a conglomerate group. Khrushchev was there to report on hlsmeetings with President Eisenhower. The heads of the satellite nations were there, and then there also were the hangers-on, the so-far unsuccessful refolu- tion aries from Western Europe and North and South America. There were two ways of looking at this massing of Communist power. . One way was to reflect upon the millions of dead, executed for their anti-Communist sins by order of or in agreement with these men who now gathered in an aura of mutual admiration on the dais of the hall of Congress not far from the Gate of Heavenly Peace.. the other way was to recognize thatthesewere men of iron will, bound by a common determination to dominate the world. And since the end of World War 0, they had come a long way. For Red China, it was noteworthy that the man whose voiceshouldat least havebeen second, came first, fc was that of Premier Chou En-lai. • There is no certain measure oftheRedChinese hierarchy, except to say that Mao Tse Tung is first. Since long before the birth of the Red Chinese. People's Republic and the defeat of the Chiang kai Shek forces on the mainland, Mao has been the accepted No. }.. But in the first day* of (he celebration, it was Chou who was the spokesman, and .the man- who welcomed Khrushchev to the gala event. . Chou certainly it the better known nun in the West, but in reality both are mystery men. Mao rose from thepeasantry. Chou from impoverished nobility. Bothtookpaninthe"longmarch" which marked the low point of Communist fortunes in China and which coded in the Caves of Shew* Province in the far nonhweit. This was the march which •reportedly broke Mao's health although not his leadership. Today, it it Mao, toe theoretician, and Chou, the executor. Paper dragons wereparadedthroughthastreeu of Peiping this week. Children presented flower* to delegates from (11 over the world. But first and foremost, it was a massing of Communist brains. HOLLYWOOD - Screen Star Elizabeth Taylor commenting on her contract battle about the role of a prostitute the is scheduled to play in the film version of "ButterfieldB": "I just don't want to play the role." ******** ATLANTA r The wife of; convicted atom spy Morton Sobell on her request to conceive * child by her husband in prison; "Unless this action is taken at this time we can very well lose our future as we have lost the present," • •»•*»«»• COLUMBUS, Ohio - Gov. MJchael V. DlSalle who regurgitated while inspecting filthy conditions at Columbus State Mental Hospital; ' "The odors and smell* made me ill," ******** ; BUFFALO, Tex. - Government investigator* probing the crash of a Lockheed Electra airliner which killed 34 persons: "There has been no indication that the fuselage exploded from a bomb." '******** UNITED NATIONS • U.S.Far Eastern expert Walter S. Robertson after his heated argument with Philippine Ambassador Leo Guerrero: "I consider this young man to be both arrogant and rude," MRC-TT 2 11 11 CHAJWs* <il xrnit-TT I* SATURDAY EVENING 3:15 (2) NCAA Football! Texas vs. California at Austin' 3:30 (11) Wrestling. Chicago 4:00 (13) Larry Kan* Variety Show 4:30 (11) My Little Margie 5:00 (U) Theater: "Flaxy Martin." VirglniaMayo, Zachary Scott - Melodrama with blackmail, thefpand murder 5:30 (2) Touchdown 5:45 (13) Sports 6:00 (2) Whirlybirds (13) Roy Roger* 6:30 (2) Bonanza: "The Paiute War" (U) Perry Mason: "Case of the Spurious Sister" (13) Dick Clark Show .7:00 (13) High Road: "Our Most Unusual Ambassador," John Gunther 7:30 (2) Challenge: "Sky Diving" (11) Wanted Dead or Alive (13) Leave It to Beaver 8:00 (2) Deputy: "Shadow of Noose" (11) -Brenner '>. (13) Lawrence Welk. 8:30 (2) Five Fingers (debut): hour-long weekly series about an American agent who joins a Soviet espionage ring. (11) Have Gun Will Travel: "The Posse" ».-uO (11) Gunsmoke (13) Jubilee USA 9:30 (2) it Could Be You (11) State Trooper (13) Pro Football: Bear* vs. Colts 10:00 (2) Movie: "Today We Live," Joan Crawford, Gary Cooper, Robert Young - An English girl is resentful when a wealthy American leue* her ancestral home (11) Movie: "Task Force," Gary Cooper, . Jane Wyatt, .Wayne Morris 11:30. (13) Black Saddle: "The Freebooters" 12:00 (U) Movie: "The Man They Could Not Hang." ' Boris Karloff, Lorn* Gray -A scientist endeavors to discover a way to restore the dead to life (13) Movie: "Vivaclou* Lady," Ginger Roger*, James Stewart, Charles Coburn, Jack Cinon » new York cabaret singer meets a youthful college professor &r (U) New* (13) Wanted by the FBI SUNDAY MOWING 8:00 (2) Christian Science (11) Lamp Unto My Feel (13) With All Thy Heart 8ilS (2) World of Adventure (13) Count Your Blew- ings 8:30 (11) Look Up and Live. "Theology *ndJ*M" (13) The Pulpit 9:00 (2) This I* The Anawer . (11) Comedy Carnival (13) Movies- "Holiday", Katharine Hepburn, Gar) Grant. Lew Ay res. Do rl* . Nolan - A girt from a wealthy family become* engaged to an amiable young man 9:30 (2) The Christopher*! Pet O'Brien tell* the •tory of Daniel Webster (11) Gutter* Three • «tM (U) Harry Reamer 10:00 (2) ThU I* The Life (11) Marie, "Key Ler- ASSSSSSSA- ex-Army m*jor turn* up at a note; la Key Largo 10:30 (2) Frontier* of Ftkhi The Catholic Hour 10*48 (13) Gulf Coast Jamboree 11:00 (2) South Main Baptist Church UtlS 03) Houston Home Show U:45 01) World of Sporti Bud Palmer interviews pro football figure* (13) Time Out for Soon* SUNDAY AFTKKNOON Wioo (8) iniuitry en P»rM» •^Making Contiw" » communications (11) Pro Football) BM* MIJVS. Cart* 03) Pro FootbaUl B»» wns vt. Colts IBilS (2) Passing P*rid* 12:30 (2) Builder!' Shovels* 1:00 ft) Tugboat Annie • 1:30 (2) Doctor of MWUelnt fcOO (2) "The Greatest Shew Water"! world champion water skllers, filmed « Cypress GardeM, Fla. i) Pre-Gtme Protram I) World Series (color) 1) Movlet "Unseen Enemy," Don Terry, Irsni H*rv*y, Andy Divine -A captured N**l officer makes pbns to esctp* from the Ctnkdian in* temment camp (13) Jim Myers SpdRl Show 3:30 (13) Coaches Conference (University of Texas) J-.OO (11) The Last Word (13) Coaches Conference, (University of Houston) MO (11) College Bowl (13) Science Close-Upt "Measuring Himan Be* havior" 3:00 01) Animal Kingdom! local sportsmen spin yarn* and show own technique* for catching big MS* (13) Ranch Party 5:30 (2) Southwest Conference G*m* ef the Week (11) Twentieth Centuryt Wetter Cratktte tells FBI story (13) Lot* Renter SUNDAY KVENIK« 3:00 (9) Rtverboa* "ftaeew Cincinnati." r Ann* , Baxter "* 01) Lassie (13) Bold Ventur*. ' «:30 (11) Dennis the Menace (13) Maverick: . "Y«m Can't Beat the Percentage*." Bart Maverick 7:00 (2) Sunday Showcasefeo- •lor)t "What Make* Sammy Run," Larrf Glyden, John Forrythe. Barbara Ruth, Dine Merrill • Maori halt of scree* adaptation ef Budd Sohulbert novel (11) Ed SulltvM Stow, with Julius U Reee, Earthe Kitt; Joe fcVUwie fiSO 03) Lawmen 8,00 *= - - 8:30 ier'eleeret" (18) The Reb* or T«* K flUAIfrei ™n* CqMSlTi (2)Lorewa — (U) Jeek BeneyCamesV Show, wMi Dtnis Deft ffnrlieeiei 9>M (2)Tw*nr/ M| Uejkt, "Killer's TraF (U)2What'aMyU» , (13) Dick Clark's WerM of Talent iO:00 (S) Sunday at rtnthsM rock $£*-..*!*; 03) 77 'fttaeet stsl MI XT' 001 ^ 10:30 (2) Movie, „_ Wees Lady.- led I SM, LueUle BeH -A dresm he to Louie 3fY W BtMr IteoM bMta^ mat of weekly serf**, wftE Betty sscoui*,s*r! sner showKif. *M a manicurist otM 01) Movie* "Toreeee Alley," Mark Stevens, Dorothy Malon* -Navy lieutenant freeze* at the eootrol* of » •ubmarln* (13) Movie: "Night Sng," Dana AndrewaV Merle Oberon. Ethyl B*rrymor* - Socialite, while on * •lummingtrtp,' discovers t blind plant Ptayer 01) New* Try and Stop M* -ly IINNITT CIRF- rpHE LATE BISHOP Edwin Hughe* once delivered a rouiinr A sermon on, "God 1 * Ownership]' that put a rich partehOMr 1 * nose out of joint. The wcathly man took the bishop oJt'lor lunch, and then walked him ' . through his elaborate gardens, woodland* and farm. "Now are you going to tell jme," He demanded when the tour was computed, "that all this land doe* not belong to me?" . Bishop Hughes smiled 'and suggested, "Ask nt that same question « hundred years from now." . • • • * ' Mo budding author likes to htv* his publisher «dit hi* manuscript—bbt unl««» ht'» . vtry strong-willed *nd very important, h« usually bow* to th« Ifr evltsble. Russell Lyn«s knows why, too. "No author," h« «o|nb S ut tf^'/"?"^ to b * • diud M rauch »« h * *»>*«• wt t* b« published at all." Then Mr. Lynes aod*4 » poiUcrlpt: "Bv«w good journalist bat a good novel Itt him — wh$h i* aft *M*U«*i

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