The Paris News from Paris, Texas on October 12, 1960 · Page 8
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Paris, Texas
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SttttvU&t THE PARIS, TEXAS, NEWS WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 1960 Paris Loses Good Citizen, Changes affic Laws, Sees Industry Expand.. . Paris has lost another of its valuable citizens in the death of 0. B. Fisher, one of the state's outstanding attorneys and a modest unassuming but very effective leader in his own home town. Fisher has been a key figure in industrial development and civic work here, unselfish in his work but declining credit for same. His death is a shock, and a loss to Paris ?nd the Red River Valley. . . . The work of the Traffic Commission, and its backing by the Council, has made some real progress in solving the growing traffic probleni in Paris. The most recent recommendation of the Traffic Commission was the banning of parking on west side of the 100 block of North Main Street, in front of the Court House. This, in effect, adds another lane for traffic and turns on heavily-traveled North Main Street. The Council approved the recommendation. Some time back, parking was banned on the south side of Clarksville Street from 8th to 12th for the same reason. This has proved to be very effective in a smoother flow of traffic. They have suggested many other improvements \Ve commend for Traffic Commission for its continued work in behalf of the Paris traffic problems—their work doesn't always meet with the favor of some—and we commend the Council for backing the Commission by putting its recommendations into law. Now, if they'll just install a signal light at 3rd and Lainar Avenue. . . . The purchase of extensive property on Clarksville Street by Ideal Baking Company of Paris represent? future plans for growth by one of Paris' home-grown and well-known industries. Ideal lias faith in the future of Paris, to the extent of increased investment in property and improvements. And we're glad to see it. ... Our Definition of Democracy Democracy in America is many wonderful things. But there are some things that is not, and this needs to be understood better than it is. Democracy is privilege but it is not license. In its name, individual Americans are not free to violate or show disrespect for the property of others. A surprising number today seem to feel that democracy justifies a kind of "what's yours is mine" approach. Nothing in the democratic way of life is intended, furthermore, to endorse unwarranted invasions of personal privacy. These often include rude excesses which appear to presume that in the strict personal sense, every man is every other man's friend. Actually, the right to reject men and ideas is a strong element in our freedom. Nor should democracy be taken as an abandonment of standards of character and performance. If we do not respect excellent and the virtues of man, freedom cannot flourish. For it is not an invitation to enthrone mediocrity. In our land there has been of late too great a tendency to accept failure as the proof of humanness and therefore to excuse it and to countenance error almost as if these things were in fact achievements. To err may be human, but this old saying hardly qualifies as a fit national motto for a vibrant democracy. There are sharp distinctions among men as to both ability and character. Democracy is not a system dedicated to blotting put these differences in a destructive leveling process. By education and every other reasonable means democracy must foster — not smother — the development of men according to their capacity. The equality in democracy is equality of opportunity. All must have the chance to develop the best that is in them. Democracy is not a warrant to others to make your life and your property a community possession .Nor is it a giant mixer that renders all men alike in talent and purpose. It is simply an opening of the door. Those who pass through must be free to walk at their own pace in their own way. GEORGE DIXON Vote Nixon' Sign Mrs. Kennedy's Party Trip WASHINGTON - A couple of hours before the second Kennedy- Nixon debate, Nan McEvoy of the Demacratic Advisory Coun c i 1 phoned me and said: "Jackie Kennedy's giving a party on the eleventh floor of the La Salle Building tonight. She'd be very pleased to have you." With the Old World graciousness which has made me a social outcast, I said I'd be very pleased to be had. I promised to hie for the party the instant Mrs. Kennedy's husband went off the air. "The party is to be before the debate," said Mrs. McE v o y. "Come about 6:15." Events conspired to hold me up, so it was 7:05 when I arrived, all prepared to drool apologies at Mrs. Kennedy. This bee a m e scarcely necessary because we arrived at the elevator in a dead heat. We rode up to the party together in vivacious silence. I did learn, however, that the smartly maternity-gowned Jacqueline had been delayed by an incredible circumstance. The Kennedy home at 3307 "N" Street, in the heart of Georgelow, is supposed to be guarded around the clock by the constabulary of the Georgetown precinct. But, w h en Mrs. Kennedy emerged from her old red brick house, she found "Vote Nixon" had been painted the whole length and width of her sidewalk. Jackie does not take things like that jocularly. Although a 11 dressed up for her debate party, she wanted the sidewalk art erased then and there. She declared if no one else would do it she would get a bucket of paint remover and do it herself. Her butler discouraged explaining that paint sank right into the porous old Georgetown brick side- v/alks and became well-nigh irremovable. Jackie finally left the sign alone and marched off to the party. This turned out to be a very nice affair, if slightly crowded. "Slightly crowded?" Jammed. It took me two minutes to fight my way 30 feet to the bar, my worst track record in the Washington cocktail sweepstakes. I tried to induce ;a number of Lynx-eyed stalwariers of the Democratic Parly to tackle the mystery bf : . how the Nixon banner could have been painted at the cop-guarded Kennedy house but they were too much on their toes reaching across each other for drinks to be on their toes about the mystery. The best theory advanced was that the scoundrel possessed the gift of invisibility. I made a tragic mistake in stopping to discuss the mystery; one that; colored my whole evening. White I wa/f harping on it, the barclosed. On top of that, I thought I was having sober hallucinations. An outside window, os- k-riMWy' eleven TrigiiU, slraigiit up, opened inwardly, and a lady^ receptionist I had just left at trie door stepped in. If I hadn't been so flabbergasted about the sign mystery I might have wandered how she flew around the building, j She reached under the closed-up bar, snatched a bottle of Scotch and a bottle of Bourbon, and disappeared back through the window. 1 made my way to the opposite side of the room—and there she was again. I told her I was wise !o the trick—that there were three of her. She said, no, a balcony ran around the party chamber. She led me into the kitchen and mixed me a restorer. By this time everybody was standing up and yelling at everybody else to be seated because the telvision deb-ate was about to come on. At this, Jackie Kennedy dashed from the room, leaving everybody looking dashed. She returned in 80 seconds, however, explaining to Anne Mansfield, daughter of Senate Democratic whip Mike Mansfield: "I have a terrible cold and didn't want to spread any germs. I went out to blow my nose." As you have doubtless read in many other places, the television screens at Mrs. Kennedy's party kept blinking and ghosting. / Used to Be Big Stuff- -'TIL K£ \ ALONG \ SHOWED \ PEOPLE TKEY / COULD GET 7 ME/ THE WORLD TODAY New UN Members Can Now Play Giants Off Against Each Other POTOMAC FEVER WASHINGTON, D. C. - Douglas "What did you think of the second Nixon-Kennedy debate, Abe?" Lincoln: "Kind of noisy, what with both of us turning over at the same time." * * * Campaign fashion notes: Kennedy has the larger wardrobe. While Nixon, runs on Ike's coat-tails, Kennedy uses those oi Jefferson, Wilson, Roosevelt and Truman. * * * Hawaii's longshoremen's union endorses Nixon. Between the teamsters and the longshoremen, Nixon is in pretty good shape — if he has to pack and leave in a hurry. * * * Q—New York's liberal party is backing Kennedy. Wliat does it stand for? A—Considering that Lyndon Johnson's also on the ticket, it will stand for quite a lot. * * * The Jack Kennedys wil'have another baby in December. As Jack promised, he'll bring new life to the While House and a lot of changes will he made. * * * Little known geography: Chad is a new country in Africa, a continent which is forever being divided up between Rand and McNally. Bachelor: A fellow who wonders, whenever he looks in the mirror, if he shouldn't have gotten married and divided the blame. — FLETCHER KNEBEL. WASHINGTON (AP> — The world won't be the same any more. That's the one thing which came through clear after three weeks of uproar at the United Nations. That body started in business 15 years ago with 51 nations. Last week it added its 90th. Those 48 new members include not only neutrals but former colonial territories which are anxious to come abreast of the 20th century in a rush. If they don't get help from this country, they can try Russia. They can play the two giants off against each other. And each for its own sake will have to do business with them. In these next 15 years the balance of world power may be settled for a century. It vould be nice to think that the neutrals and former colonial nations might team up to keep the two great powers—and later the third great power, Red China —in line, out of a pure regard for the sake of mankind. More practically they will probably be guided by economic needs and help and military pressure, following a course which nations have always followed—what's in it for me? Premier Khrushchev is aware of the long struggle ahead. For whatever his reason he was still confident over the weekend after demanding much and getting nothing in. this session of the United Nations. "We will win, we will win," he said, and although "today we, the Socialist states are in a minority tomorrow we prophesy you (the West) will the minority." The Communist world right now may be planning adventures undreamed of by the West for Khrushchev warned that unless he gets what he wants in the United Nations "we will rely on our own strength." In its earlier' days the United The first American-made upright piano was built by John Isaac Hawkins in Philadelphia in 1801. Nations, relying mainly on the support and leadership of the United States, was able to stop Communist ambitions in Iran, Greece, Korea. Those were the days when this country was ahead in nuclear development. The United States then was indisputably the world's No. 1 power—financially and militarily, with its enormous industrialization and its monopoly of the atom bomb—but this country and Russia were partners. Today Russia challenges the world leadership of the United States. The fact that Khrushchev lost every round in the U.N. session this year would indicate the majority opinion of mankind is still on the American side. The great challenge in these next 15 years is to keep that opinion on the same side. This will almost certainly require new tactics, new strategy, new attitudes in this country, new understandings of other people's needs. ON YOUR SCREEN WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY TELEVISION KRLD-TY, Channel 4—Dallas WEDNESDAY 6:00 News & Weather 6:15 Doug Edwards 6:30 The Aquanauts 7:30 Wanted— 7:45 Dead or Alive 8:00 My Sister Eileen 8:30 I've Got A Secret 9:00 Circle Theatre 10:00 News 10:15 Weather 10:20 People & Places 10:30 Funny World 10:35 Channel 4 Movie 11:00 11:30 12:00 7:29 7:30 8:00 8:15 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30 11:00 "So Goes My Love" Sign Off muRSJUA* sign On Cartoons News Capt Kangaroo Jack Lclannc Video Villas* I Love i^ucy Clear Horizon Love of Life 13:30 11:45 12:00 12:15 11!: 30 1:00 1:30 2:00 2:30 3:00 3:15 3:30 4:00 5:15 Sch. for Tom'rw Guildine Ucht News Newsreecl As World Turin Full Circle House Parly Millionaire Verdict Ls Youn Brlghtei Day Secret Storm Edce -if Niftht 4 O'clock Movl» Party Time BACKWARD^mCLANCES * * * (From th« Scrapbookt of the lato A. W. Neville, Editor of Th« Parii News, 1936-1956) October 19, 1931 Successful as -a farmer,'merchant and banker,, with the even tenor of his life interrupted for a few years as a member of C o n- federntc army, E. K. Gtmn was a Lamar county man" who proved that consistent hard work, application to one's avocation and integrity in ali his business transactions will bring results. While not one of the very earliest settlers in the town of Deport, Mr. Gunn lived there any years and was one of the leading citizens and forces in its advancement. E. K. Gunn was a brother of Captain W. T. Gunn who had the distinction of serving Lnmar county as sheriff four terms, and of whom I have written briefly heretofore. Their father was Francis B. Gunn, born in Bedford county, Tennessee, where he married Martha Dalby, and where their first son, W. T., was born. The next year, 1839, Francis Gunn came io Texas with his family and the Dalbys and lived first in.Cass, then in Titus and finally in Lainar county. Knight Dalby was the man for whom the Dalby Springs in Bowie county w a s named. It was while (he family li v ed near Dalby Springs that E. K. Gunn was born in 1840. Like most of the youth of that day lie had little education in schools, but much in experience. \V hen the war between the sections came on he and his younger brother entered Whitfie'd's Legion, altached to Jackson' cavalry, and saw service until 1865 when he came back to his home, traveling mostly on foot from Deacon- ville, Mississippi. Back at home Elisha Gunn turned to the task of making a living by hard work accumulated a small outfit of farming tools with which he raised his fir s t crop. He rented land until 1869 when he used the credit, he had established by his promptn ess in meeting his obligations and bought fl(i ncrcs of land nunr Biardstown. With his own ha nils ho made the rails to fence tho land and (hen sowed, cullivnl. e d and gathered his crop, The next year lie sold this place, bought another partly on credit and continued Irading in land, raising livestock and cotton until he eventually owned 400 acres of the best land in Lnmar county. Going to Di-port about 1894 Mr. Gunn built a cotton gin .and operated it several years, engaged in merchandising, built a business block and a good home, promoted a cotton seed oil mill and became the president of the First State Bank of Deport and a large stockholder in the First National Bank of Blossom. His labors had received their reward. In the meantime, a few years before moving to Deport, Mr. Gunn had married Miss Martha Terrell, a daughter of Joel T e r- rcll. He had taken members h i p in the Presbyterian church and was a master Mason. He never engaged in politics except as did other good men who were interested in the principles of the Democratic party. He exercised his franchise when election came on but never sought an office, being too uch engaged with his personal affairs and his fam i 1 y responsibilities. His whole life exemplified the fact that success depends on the efforts of the individual rather than on luck or favoritism of fortune. Bible Thought Wisdom is better than weap- ons.—Eccleshislcs 9:18. This truth is appreciated and relevant in a day of tension. What a relief when it is und e r- stood that meetings of "summ i t men" have .averted war. To pray for divine wisdom to be giv e n those in authority is a Biblical injunction. BOYLE'S COLUMN Common Cold Not To Be Sneezed At WRAP-TV, Channel 5—Fort Worth They'll Do It Every Time By Jimmy Hatlo 1 / JUST HAVE A REAL. GOOD TIME- BUT—X -H4JNK VOU SHOULD KNOW PAPA HAS TAKEN TO BED A&AhS'-" OUST LEAVE ME YOUR ITINERARY IN CASE I HAVE TO GET IN TOUCH WITH YOU' 1. WAS COMING TO 'SAY*BON VOYAGE" ANVWAYS.CHIEF- BUT I THINK YOU OU6HT TO KMOVV THAT GOOTZ'AND 6EE6H CANCELLED THEIR. WINTER ORDER«OH,YES" THE GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE 15 OUTSIDE"- f A LITTLE SONG EKTITLEO: l*CHEER UP»-EV£RvTHlN&'S C 60NNA BE DRASTIC"- HEARD M / VEAH-HE NO-rHIN'YET-V SAID LAST THE INCOME-T VEARS JAUNT TAX Boys ARE I WAS STRICTl.Y • CLOSING IN f> BUSINESS- ON HIS LAST TRIP- :CAN SPOT'EM- JUST ANOTHER FORMER BIG TIPPER— RHINESTONE RALPH, INTERNATIONAL PLAYBOy (I JO-1 BON VOYAGE/ AND ALL THAT SORT OF. FOAM RUBBER.— ^ HSTLO HAT TO MAffc CRAMER., WEDNESDAY 6:00 News & Weather 6:15 Huntley-Brinkley 6:30 Wagon Train 7:30 Price. Is Right 3:00 Perry Como 9:00 Peter Loves Mary 9:30 Coronado 9 10:00 News 10:15 Weather 10:25 News Final 10:30 Sports 10:35 Jack Paar 12:00 Midnight News 12:05 12:10 12:45 6:55 8:00 7:00 7:25 7:30 8:25 8:30 9:00 Almanac Newsrl. Midnight Ms'stery Sign Off TTlOTtSU.** Almanac News Conti Classrm Dave Garroway News Dave Garroway News: TotJBV Dave Garroway Dough ; He JAt 9:30 Play Your Hunrh 10:00 Price Is Right 10:30 Pre-Game Show 10:45 World Series 1:30 Loretta Voung 2:00 Dr Malone. 2:30 These Roots 3:00 Make Room 3:15 for Daddy 3:30 Here's Hollywood 4:00 Family Theatre 5:30 Popcye 5:55 Almanac News KCMC-TY, Channel 6-—Texarkana 1TKDNTSDAT 8:00 News & Weather 8:35 John Daly 6:30 Aquanauts 7:30 Trackdown 8:00 Hawaiian Eye 9:00 Naked City 10:00 My Sister Eileen 10:30 Ncwa «t Weather 10:4S MOM Playhouse 1:00 7:30 7:45 9:30 10:00 10:30 Grand Ole Opr> News & Weather Matinee As World Turns Dr. Hudson News & Weather 10:45 1:30 2:00 2:30 3:00 3:30 4:00 5:30 World Series Queen for 3 Day Day In Court Gale Storm Beat The Clock Who You Trust Amer. Bandstand Rocky & Friends KLTV-TV, Channel 7—Tyler WEDNESDAY 8:00 News & Weather 6:10 Sports Huntley-Brinkley WaRon Train Price Is Right Hawaiian Eye Lockup Coronado 9 6:15 6:30 7:30 8:00 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:15 10:25 10:30 10:56 11:00 Radar Report Sports Jack Paar Weather Jack Pur 12:00 Headline* 12:03 Siffn Oil «:25 B:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30 10:45 7:00 Dave Garroway 7:2i E-T«x Jtenon 7:30 Dave Garroway E-Texas Report Dave Garrowny Dough He Ml Play Your Hunch Price Is Right Pre-Gamc Show World Series 1:45 2:00 2:30 3:00 3:3D 4:00 4:25 4:30 5:00 5:30 5:45 5:50 5:55 Ncv/s & V/thr. Dr. Ma lone These Roots Room for Daddy Here's Hollywood Am. Bandstand Weather Am. Bandstand To Be Announced Hl-Diddle-Dlddle TV Specials Natl. HRfldllnei Radar Report NEW YORK <AP>—Things a columnist might never know if he didn't open his mail: The common cold is nothing to sneeze at. Americans have about 115 million severe colds a year. In 1950 respiratory infections were responsible for 41 per cent of the 153 million work days 'lost because of disease. You think you have troubles? The French artist Renoir had arthritis so bad he had to tie the brushes to his fingers to continue painting. Some of his best work was done this way. Everyone knows the whale is the largest mammal, but do you know what is the world's smallest fish? It is the goby, native to the Philippine Islands, and is less than half an inch long when fu 11 grown. Heal estate news: Doris Duke bought the old Rudolph Valentino estate in Beverly Hills. The future is bright: By 1970, according to the estimates of some economists, there will be 25 million American families each with annual incomes of more than $7,500 after taxes. The mouse may be a nuisance in your home, but he has a real financial value to.; mice ranchers ...They now raise nearly 25 million annually for scientific experiments. One of the housewife's forgotten heroes was a department store janitor named James Spangler...Because the dust stirred . by brooms made his asthma worse, he invented the first successful vacuum cleaner. Our quotable notables: "I don't want to own anything that won't fit into my coffin," comedian WFAA-TV, Channel 8—Dallas WKDNiKSDAT 8:00 News 6:15 Weather 6:23 Sports fl:30 7:30 8:00 9:00 10:00 10:15 10:25 Hong Kong Nelson Family Hawaiian Eye Naked City News Weather Sports 10:30 Football Hilltcs 11:00 Chan 8 Theatre 11:30 "Wing and * 12:00 Prayer" 12:38 SIRT. on 7:30 7:50 B:00 8:30 10:00 11:00 Devotional Almanac News Felix the Cat Showcase Julie Sencll Morning Court 11:30 12:00 12:30 1-00 l':30 2: Of) 2:30 3:00 3:30 4:00 5:00 5:30 Love That Bob The Texan Queen for a Day About Faces Highway Patrol Day m Coun Reality Beat the Clock Do Vou rrujt Amer Rfindstand Robin Hood Rocky & Friends KTEN-TV, Channel 10—Ada WEDNESDAY 8:00 New* St. Weather 6:15 John Daly 6:30 Chevy Show 7:30 Trackdown 8:00 Hawaiian Eye 3:00 Naked City 30:00 Whirlybirds 10:30 Weather A; News 10:45 NlRht Show THURSDAY 10:30 World Scries 1:00 About Faces 1:30 2:00 2:30 .1:00 3:30 4:00 5:30 Aftarnoon Show Day In Court Gale Storm Beat the Clock Who You Trust Am. Bandstand Action Strip KXH-TV—Channel 12, Sherman, Deniion, Ardmore WEDNESDAY 8:00 News & Weather «:15 HunUsy-Brlnkley 9:30 sVftgon Train 7:30 Price Is Right 8:00 Perry Como 8:00 Peter Loves Mary 0:30 Sea Hunt 10:00 New.i 10:17 Weather 10:25 10:30 12:00 »:00 »:30 10:30 10:00 Sports J»clc P»»r Sign Off IHtlRSDAT Dough Re Ml Play Vour Hunch World Series Prlc. If Right 1:30 Loretta Younjf 2:00 Dr. MaJone 2:30 These Roots 3:00 Hoom for Daddy 3:30 Here's Hollywood 4:00 Science 4:30 This Is the Life B:00 Kiddles Koriier 8:30 Texoma Lkcr Rm Fred Allen once said. (But he left an estate of more than a million dollars.) Have you recently discovered you can't go to sleep unless you use a higher pillow than you used to?...If so, better tell your doctor...This sometimes is a sign of heart disease. Sign in a Manhattan bar: "The older our liquor, the younger your wife looks." Sign in a Manhattan office: "Work hard — the job you save may be your own." Wisecrack of the week: Actor Walter Slezak says "There are a lot of horror shows on TV. They weren't supposed to be horrors. They just turned out that way." Worst pun of the week: "When a light bulb goes out," asks Lisa Kirk, "is it at it's watt's end?" 73 YEARS AGO Sunday, October 12, Grazing land of the Camp Maxey reservation north of Paris was for lease by the War Assets Administration. The Lamar County peanut crop was estimated by Roy P. Mason, ACA officer, af 1,500 tons, worth at the current $201 per ton, £300 000 or half as much again as the 19« crop of 1,150 tons which at ?172, brought only $200,000. Texas Employment Service of. ice here advertised jobs through that agency available on military construction projects on Guam *"". P'P c1inc con s'niction in the Middle East and Saudi Arabia. mti %u Bassano Publisher Bill Thompson, Managing Editor r •••• Dlrec t°r of Adv. ' Cox •••Circulation Mgr! snnscnipTioN" RATES-TEXAS AND O'KWKOMA ~ rtrt* 1LT-A.V.4U _ . *- r^ t, VF **V'V* Uj ' l '» By Mail—One Month $ 1.30 By Mall—Three Month*.... 3.50 By Mall—Six Months 8.50 By Mnll—One Year $11.50 By Mali-One Month™!?. 8 By Mail-Three Months. .\\ . -••• -- «*fc*-//i** WjTl/1 ,. „.. Delivered by Carrier In City Zone 40c Week ™, „ Q y Carrier Outside City Zone 3 0c Wci , k Week Days-Be Sundays-lSc _ By Motor Route—One Month $1.30 ANF) OKLAHOMA By Mail—~ fly Mail—i 0 »'«««"»5S5 h ' BSS, TKXA.1 Tho Associated Prejji is entitled exclusively to ,11 local new, printed in thU paper 8— THE PARIS NEWS, WED., OCT. 12, I960

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