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THE BRAZQSPORT FACTS HXTOWALPAGE Page 2 Brazosport and Brazoria County,. Texas, Tues., January 10,1961 Paul Harvey News WATCH FOR A HIDDEN BALL PLAY We have United States Marines strategically deployed especially trained to fight brush-lire wars. Our Army has combat-1 ready a Davy j Crockett rock- o t launcher j with which one] G-I can lire aj nuclear wean- on Irora a moving jeep, and "r a d ioactive fallout danger ; to the operator of the weapon HARVEY is minimized." Our recen; emphasis on global missiles has obscured much progress with the less spectacular Weapons of brush-fire war. Most students of Soviet strategy are convinced Russia will not touch a natch to a world war; that she will, instead, try to take the world one piece at a time. Russia has this advantage over Us: It costs only a few matches to start a fire; it may cost many lives to put it out. It is infinitely more economical News Analysis for Russia to plant Commumst "arsonists" throughout the world than it is for us to play firenvm every time a conflagration break? out. Further, Soviet strategy has depended heavily on the "hidden ball play." While we are putting out the fire in i«e place, tre Communists are stealtliily infiltrating or "acquiring" another. Once upon a time they threatened a showdown over Benin. With our terribly costly airlift, we continued to provision the city. Then, one day, we celebrated: We broke the Berlin blockade! While we had been thus preoccupied, the Communists had lowered the Iron Curtain over l!:e entire mainland of China. In a wasteful Korean war that we were ashamed to lose and afraid to win, we finally sued tcr a compromise peace. While we celebrated the time out in Korea . . , The Communists swept across Tibet almost unopposed. Like the magician who seeks to divert your attention to what !iis left hand is doing so that iic c.iu deceive you with his right hand . . . Like the hidden-ball play on (ha football field . . . The Communists, at this moment, are baiting us to chnse and tackle Castro , . . While they lower the Iron Curtain over Laos. To Moscow, Castro is expendable. He will be used in whatever way he is most useful. An individual (or an individual satellite nation) is chattel, to be stren Aliened, deployed or destroyed as best suits the end result: Communism over the world. Russia could supply Cuba with nucieur warhead missiles to hurl against us. We cannot allow that eventuality. It appears now that the United States is going to have to dust off its doorstep this year before that stuff gets tracked Into the house. But watch elsewhere for the hidden ball. In the past their hand has been quicker than our eye. LABORITE FEUDS DESTROY PARTY By TOM OCHILTREE LONDON (AP)- Britain's Labor party, founded 60 years ago on the hopes of social reformers, mutilates itself more each day in the fires of endless feuds. Its drive toward self-destruction now has reached a point whers tha well-being of "The Mother nl Parliaments" is called into question. For the time being, at least, British political life lacks the healthy functioning of a two-party system. The Laborites are too busy fighting among themselves to make such an arrangement work properly. The only check on Prime Minister Harold Maemil- lan's governing conservatives is tha Cabinet's own self-restraint As the quarrel among the Labor party leaders gets progressively worse the movement finds itself losing more and more popular support. Moderate Hugh Gaitskell, the parry's leader, claims part of the trouble stems from an infiltration of Communisf ideas. He nas promised to "fight, fight and fight again" to prevent the party from trying to weaken the West's nuclear defensive system. His left-wing rivals deny that their ideas mirror Communist influences. They say it is laughable to think they take orders irom Moscow. And they blame Gaitskell for weakening the party by "engaging in sterile arguments over doctrine." ; ESTABLISHED 1812 " - - ' JAMES S. NABOBS „ PUBLISHER GLENK HEATH ""' EDITOR JOHN F. GREEN ...;. BUSINESS MANAGER GEORGE BEACOM Advertising Manager ROBERTA DANSBY Managing Editor . LeROY BYRD ' Women's Editor MORRIS FREEMAN Mechanical Superintendent E. E. (Tex) HENDRIX Circulation Manager BEHNICE ELDER Office Manager Published daily and Sunday except Salurda? by Review Publishers. Inc.. 007 E. Park Ave» Freepoit, Texas. James S. Nabor«. 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 The Associated Press. Member of Texas Daily Press Association, Texas Press Association. Represented nationally by Texas Newspaper Repre- ??'?««' IBC " P ' °* Box 308< Ba Y tav *n. Texas; Houston \*A a-2543* SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier. Daily and Sunday. (1.40 per month; Daily only, $1.15 per month. Mail rates upon request. All mail subscription rates In advance. Entered as second class matter March 21, 1952. at the Freeport, Texas, Post Oifice. under the Act ot Congress oi March 8,1870. Emm*. KbB&AaatvabMcaMh NOEXH V72 $ EASI +109M 4,109 SOUTH 4K5 9Q100 + AQ •outfc West Worm East five of hearts. This hand occurred In a team tit tour match, but what hap- Kened could have taken place juat as easily in a rubber bridge game. At one table the bidding went JMabown. West led a heart and Baa* won with, toe ace and re- tuned a heart. The defense JpUddjr wrapped up six heart ftfcta and South went down two jtegite the 31 hlgh-card points faeUbyhlaslde. K if hard to censure South for no unfortunate result Look- toff J* only the South hand, it «oe» not seem unreasonable to *-ebld three notrump over the tfaoaaA tCQense. tt figures to ) A Y B E C HER- ;: be the winning bid in the great majority of hands. Thus, If North had held the) jack of hearts in place of the) queen of spades and K-J of diamonds—a much weaker hand-nine tricks would have been absolutely certain. Or if the hearts hand been divided dif. ferently, game in notrump might easily have been made. It could be argued that Soutlt should have jumped to three) cluba Instead of three notrump, and that the best contract of five clubs would thus have been reached. The sole objection to this contention is that three clubs Is not ordinarily treated; as a forcing rebid. but merely as an invita« tion to responder to bid again. At the second table the bidding followed exactly the same) pattern, when South jumped to three notrump over the diamond! response. But at this tabla North apparently thought mora highly of his hand than did tha previous North. He raised threa notrump directly to aix no- trump. The bold bid paid off. West, on lead, thought it was much, too dangerous to open a hearft against such strong bidding. Ha therefore made the neutral lead of the ten of spades and South romped home with every trick to score 1.470 points and briny his team a net gain on toe deal ot 1,670 points, ucei Syndicate. int> Britons of all political views concede that the condition of tha Labor party has produced an unhealthy political situation, Pr^si- dent-elect John F. Kennedy's new administration in Washington will have to take account of this fact in British life. So, too, will government leaders in Paris, Rome, Boon and, other Western capitals since Uus island realm plays a key role in the North Atlantic.Alliance. Gaitskell, Labor's official leader in the House of Gommoi»~wN> will visit the United States iater this month, says, "The real dynamic behind the party is a passionate dislike of injustice wherever it may be—social, economfci' • political or racials." "* --'^r -He and his moderate followers have little enthusiasm for the :d»a that all of Britain's ills can be cured by more state ownership of industry. They want the West to maintain its nuclear strength so lor.g as the Soviet Union has sucn M weapons. And they support Lon" donrs close ties with Washington , and the other NATO capitals. The rival left-wingers regard themselves as true defenders of the party's old Socialist doctrines and brand the moderates as ie- visionists. The leftists want Britain, acting , alone, to give up her own nuclear weapons. Most of them also s^iow a marked anti-American orientation coupled with a determination to pry Britain away from the Atlantic Alliance. Thus far the left-wingers nave failed to capture control of the party. By a narrow margin, however, they got the national iaD«r conference at Scarborough early in October to support their nuclear disarmament progwm. Gaitskell now is fighting to net that decision reversed. From an international point i.f view the line of attack tak?n by the leftists tends slowly but surely to shake the confidence of Britain's allies in the steadfastness of this country. The immediate overriding riim of the left is to unseat Gaitskell as the party's leader in Parliament. By virtue of that post Uaic- skell is a potential prime minis, ter—a man only a national election victory away from No. 10 Downing Street. It would seem impossible, however, for him ever to gain ti-ut place so long as the party's civil strife continues. Labor has necn out of power for a decade a-id may remain in the wilderness for another generation. As the fighting goes on the party suffers a slow draining away of popular support. Some of this loss of strength, however, has little connection with the leud. Basic working class loyalties which gave the movement strength for generations are beginning to dissolve. Prosperous Britain is beginning to produce a social climate markedly similar to that of the United States. Working class citizens with their own automobiles and television stls are beginning to iiiin!s of themselves as middle class f.nd to vote either for the high-u>ng Conservatives or the still struggling Liberals. The writing on the wall was plain to see in November. In seven special elections to fill as many vacancies in the House of Commons the Labor party scored only one victory. It suffered six humiliating defeats. BRUSSELS SPROUTS WESDAY ON 'IV Editorial DISTORTED PICTURE OF JUSTICE PRESENTED IN MOTION PICTURE From the pulpit, from the speakers' rostrums of many local orgaruzations, denunciations are being directed at the motion picture "Inherit the Wind." In some cases protests are being made against the fact of its being available lor local citizens to ^6. We applaud the protests against the movie. Several decades back a school teacher was arrested for teaching Darwin's theories of evolution in a state that prohibited it. William Jennings Bryan, once a presidential candidate, volunteered his services as special prosecutor. The famed criminal attorney, Clarence Darrow, was hired to defend the The trial amounted to a debate be'.wevn the two men, with Bryan defending the literal account of the Bible as to man's origin, and Darrow attacking that account in the process of defending the right of citizens to believe it or not believe it. Bryan's mental stature was once the equal of Darrow's, but his faculties were declining at the time of the trial. It is doubtful, however, if they had declined to the extent portrayed in the screen plcy. Bryan was portrayed as a doddering c'.d fool whose arguments wers cut to shreds bv Darrow's brilliant defense of the right of citizens to believe and teach views that conflicted with those in the Bible, included atheism. While demolishing Bryan and his arguments, the script writer has managed to heap ridicule on the community, its people, its beliefs, and its laws. What the movie industry has done in the motion picture "Inherit the Wind" is this: In the screen play it has developed the poorest possible case for God, and it has us«d tha finest talent and the full weight of the industry's promotional resources in presenting this to the public. The case for God and the Bible is being presented with greater competence in every church and civic organization in our land. For the movie industry to single out a sinsjla instance of an exceptionally poor argument, World Today and use this incompetence as a device for ridiculing people, principles and laws, is inexcusable, from the standpoint of accurate reporting and proper perspective. Furthermore, it makes more difficult our necessary defense of the freedom of speech and thought. . • - . , Despite the probable urge to go further, the Veterans of Foreign Wars posts have adhered to the American approach to this: They have denounced the movie as un-American, and at the same time agreed that a person has the right to see it. That is consistent with Americanism. Persons must retain the right to see such a distorted picture oi an issue as is presented in this movie, while informed citizens make use ot their freedom of speech to make it known to citizens just what they are seeing. This freedom to see such films may have its dangers, but with an informed people there is less danger than giving into anyone's hands the power to determine what we may or may not see. That is, fascism is a poor icmedy for the dangers of socialist thought. We might observe at this point that the protests against the film are negative approaches, and are in much the same category as locking the barn door after the horse is stolen. American principles have for centuries served the emerging nations of the world as a model. Thay achieved this stature because Americans believed in them, defending them, and made them work. When because they took them for granted Americans lost interest in these principles, other nations lost respect for them. What w e are saying is that Americanism cannot be preserved merely by refuting attacks on its principles. We must be re-taught these principles to the extent that we can sell Arr.fricanism with th« forcefulness that won for us our freedom in the beginning. Then we will not waste our energies on such films as "Inherit the Wind." They will not be produced. TAKES SOBER VIEW OF ECONOMY By JAMES MAlil.OW Associated Press NPWS Aualjst WASHINGTON (AP) - Sunny and sober. Those two words spell one o! the basic differences betwom President Eisenhower and President-elect Kennedy. The elderly — 70-year-old — Ei- senhoiver appears to have a -amny optimistic outlook. The y&ung—11- year-old—Kennedy is not pesj'.- mistic but appears to take a TJUCO more sober view of the world. Three stories, which moved within an hour ol one another on Associated Press wires, point up the difference. During the presidential campaign Kennedy complained the American economy was dragging its feet, needed to grow faster. Eisenhower lias appi-aral rather satisfied with the rate of growth. A number ol economists agreed wilh Kennedy. Thursday at 4:38 p.m. The AP moved a story saying the National Planning Association—which te- scribes itself as a nonprofit, non- politicul organization—teamed up on Kennedy's side, calltd tor foster growth. Eleven earth satellites wen ktuncued in 1900. Trying to accomplish this is going to be one of Kennedy's toughest tasks. At 5:30 p.m. The AP carried Blether story out of Washing!.«,. This one, basin? its information on "authoritative sources," said Eisc-nliower would send Consruss a budget which at this looks very sunny, indeed. The country is in a recession, the fourlh since World War 11, and just preventing its Kt-ttina worse will call for strenuous cl- forts by Kennedy's nt-w udmims- traUon. If it does yet worse, Kennedy may have to take stringent -,t,;u3. The President's budget is his estimate ol how much spending should be for the fiscal year starting July 1 and how much the government will collect from revenue to offset the spending. Eisenhower figures, the AP said, that if Congress votes to B^tpd no more than he suggests, then at the end oi the litcal year <Ju,ie 30, 19C2I. the government revenue will I* $COO million mure than lib expenses. Bui ILiiK is Iwscd un n view of the future: The belief Ihnt the recession will get no wor:o and that a gradual recovery will begin in the next few weeks. This is contrary to the way nvist economists see it. Just 10 minutes after The AP finished moving the Kisennnwer budget story it moved another iis u bulletin out ol New York whera Kennedy is staying until his inauguration Jan. 20. Tliis one started off: "President- elect John F, Kennedy tonight received study committee record* muidulionii lor swift emergency measures to combat lite Im.ii.i ;s4 slump. The group also urged temporary tax cut* if the situui'rn turns a great deal worse in tne spring." 'Die study group, appointed by Kennedy to evaluate econoinia conditions, wasn't predicting disaster which would require niusifve spending and public works. But it did suggest a bundle of steps to end the slump without trying to be drastic right away. It then suggested drastic ones II the recession takes u mean down- tuiii. iTi * CTTVNNF.f, KlIIIT-TV K1101 TV 11 13 4:00 C) I.oon<>y Town ID ftarly Show — "Kin-Mi wor:n Trnclors," Jm; H Brown CD Amprlcnn 11;in liintid _4 M O iViiplo'it Chiilrn ^ JS:00 »B KllmU's Parly Jlildi B Sun Fmnrlsro lii-al Jt:'l5 O Uniiiiy DPP B!JO fO News, NporN _ (BjQutck Draw M'-^i'nvv RHO B Almiuuin .Nowxrwt Sits O Him (Icy-II rln d Icy S Industry on Parade __ 150111; "r-fdrt ni-iN, News __ KVF.NINK 8:00 O Is'pws, Sporti O Antholouy—"Ni«i-ria- New Nation" ID Whlrlyhlrcls __ O) News, liny Coiiawiiy 0:13 0 NIMVI, U'i'iillii'r IB Woathcr, Siiorls, Conn f way Ciimincnls 8:30 B i.nrnintr—"Mini Krniu K n n s K «,"' <nw»s|ici>|>l« binmi- Slim for Ilio ili-nlli nt a deputy O I'N" Hovlcw — A pro- HI .1111 prixllli'Oll Wllll till) Lon^ue of Women Volors ID My Sislcr Kllo<Mi~"Ki- Icen Becomes a 81m 1 ," Eileen pretends to liuve the lend In a play IE) Bugs Bunny Show 6:1.1 O Effective"Reading ' 7:00 (O Father Knows Rm»l— "Marjfnrct 1 Hires a Gnnl- ener." a strange mar| is hired as gardener * JD The Rifleman—"Flowers by.the Door,'.' McCuIn ^ protects a ranclier's wife' 7:39 O AKreJ illt'chrork" I'm- sonln — "Summer 8ruidi>," Julie Adams, Jnmcx Frnn- cUcin; ]iarcnti liecoino atnrmcil |>y their daughter's plnymufe O Main Street—"F r o m Tepees to Towers," on Ok- l« nocusH of lii'r i«<n il'iURlil 8:"» tl Ar<- iimllnc 211 OJ !'.<• I .Sld'lt.oti Dun n 9 •!"• iv.vis siilisliliiUni? f >e S!<>'tm. wllh Kgsly tT«.« in'- ;K>,I AnRp|<i CmU \u •'*!•.'. »:!!» B "TrHitiin to a rulrlot'"' CIMIII nil (!»• II f i- unit ri'fr nt t'rrKMflit Dwl I), r.l-i'nlinwor, wtlli « rlitl ^iirnt^; dntiif nit, nnrinlnr 01 (l.ii'iy M ior.' — Kydi« li u-:ni«, FiMiilc D'Flnnc (B A:.-.I« Prcsonls—"Tha 1.15'. I'.ouiiil," C li n r 1 e i r.r.inon; a chosl appear* li w;im n fii'hlcr Q (Ii-cnt IliHik.s Q) M inlnint tltiiNon'n Secret !):!! 9.-:M 1»:iW i l'7'.n ID i.ilo Show—"Th« Gun. d.;;' 1 ^: 1 ." rJrpijiry Pi-cjlt, •t.M:i P irkor, !<:irl Mnlilont n r. V >i'i'i'is Icillnr nHi'inpt-* in - !<> foi-'.jot hi^ pfist In (••>: .?? I !••> kill in .t<?lC;!ef«is« W:'}<> O New*, SporU E I-'L'|M',T! Men K>:l'j: O J.u'k Punr — FM>\ IVrlslTlvin. ('lilt Ar<iwt<«, IV. Harrington Jet «'ni.oit H:0» JEJ r.i'.; Kdilion Niw.i 11:3!) JB Tho California™) l'i:W Q Mliloluhl with MnrlctU 10 No.v* Final 1VKIJ.VKSIMV JIOKMNH hiH-.-t-linnneir i-rognira - ' -• --- • ----- ----- . . 8: "°.,B t'J»;nilslry;_COI.OR 0:30 B Mallii'iniUics; COLOR* £Q Cadet. Don,. ^^ 7:0(TB "linvc "(iiirrmvny'Tmiiiy (O Ktinn Repoi-l, News friends a lion CJ Wyatt Earp — "Horsa 7:30 |£) Morning Kdilion New; S:oo"iB"Cndct' Dmi " -- . -. •)ii<-r," Jlurray MMhrmn, »:»« B S»y Tlioman Kdwnrd (Jrlflllli. H Jly L "" e ?I; '>'Rie Sarah Marshall; an artiil „._ C3. Ollr ' v »« Brooks turn, killer 9:30 O 1' I « y V'u » t HiiMoh": O Visits with a Sculptor «».oil DJ Tom E-.vcll-A suit of IH Vidro Villnjje c!.)tlies becomes a symO-j! _ _ ™ Jnck L " Lann c s 'n" v of revolt OMO Q llouslun Public Sclwoii tB I Stagecoach West- ] HM B V r I c e Is ll U h I : came Home Again,' c;oi()IC Jomes Coliurn; a; wjiinan , OI i 1-ove Ltic^, .-• ..-'. Try and Stop Me By BENNETT CERF - DAILY CROSSWORD ACROSS 1. Potato, for ono 6. Hebrew title 10. Harden (var.) 11. Tracks 13. Unasplratcd consonauUi (rare) 14. Acclaim 15. Youth 36. Cake shop IT. Presidential initial* 18. Ledge 80. Heat, aa glass 22. Philippine fruit troefl 20. Kecline* 27. Qame fish 28. Border 20. Bring into 4. Before 24. Abso- 6, In media* lute '— mon- 6. Of an area arch 7. Exliaiist 25. Loud- explosion* voiced 8. Ill-humor persons 9. Like a wing 27. Attempt 12. Pigpen 29. Key IRChlef deity (W.I.) (Babyl.) 31. Political 18. Aging districts 19. Owns tS. Again 21. Scolding (nuis.) person, 38. Large. anake 'i O THER TIMES had other ways, as this striking excerpt from the Diary of Samuel Pepys (date: October 13, 1659) would indicate: "I went out to Charing Cross to see General Harrison hanged, Which was done there, he looking as cheerful as any man could in that condition. He was presently cut down, and his ,'head and heart shown to 'the people, at which there 'Were great shouts of joy." * • * A new student at Cambridge University in England, was showing his father 'about the ivy-covered campus. la the course of their stroll, they passed a formidable female, "That," Whispered the student, "is the legendary Mlaa Ekhart, She's th« mistress of Rtdsley Hall." "Ah," nodded the father, "and precisely who is Ridaley Hant* * * * In the swing on the back porch, a dapper young man mused aloud, "if I had a million dollars In the bank, I wonder where M be tonight." A female voice replied decisively, 'Til tall you wher» you'd be. You'd be on our honeymoon." C1990. by Bennett Cerf. Dlatributed by fflnf Featoni Br&dlcata 34. Proposition 35. Milky Way body 20. Influence* 82. Ahead 3 J. Bay off Franca 80. Perform 87. Bury 88. Small donkey 40. Booth 41,Ntmr (j,««it.> 42. Food leaving* DOWN 1. Informer 8. Not Ll merited fl. Pro-Nazi uasoclaUw IF & mm* sr 1*1

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