Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on August 30, 1963 · Page 4
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Garden City, Kansas
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Friday, August 30, 1963
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editorials Paqt 4 Garden C'll.v Tetetfrmr Friday, August 30, 1963 U-Boat Today in History The Way of Kansas are no more disturbed about Madalyn Murray's Stocklon atheist colony than they are about the wide variation of the state's weather — it's just routine. Since Coronado and his Spaniards trugtfed across the shite in search of f?old and the Indians roamed the prairies, many cults, sects, creeds, tonnes, homesteaders, adventurers probitionista, mugwumps, btish- Wfu-kors — to name a few — have settled in Kansas. Kvery area has its example of clusters moving in •with some different idea on how to live. Looking around today, a stranger couldn't tell such ever existed. Take for instance the colony of vegetarians including some 60 families who settled three miles northeast of what is now Chanute, on the left bank of the Neosho River in 1853. That was a promotion deal too. Families were from New York, New Jersey and thereabouts. They came here to establish an utopia living mostly on vegetables with a communistic way of life — sharing the wealth. At that time, there was nothing south of Humboldlt but Indians and wilderness. Things were rough. Taxes weren't high, but there wasn't any welfare department. The vegetarians were duped by a promoter — no houses, no tilled soil. They started from scratch and they didn't know how to scratch. Fever and hunger, loneliness and deep discontent wound-up the venture in about five months. Most members who survived returned to the east. Only a very, very few remained. The ones that did became substantial citizens. The Utopia and communistic spirit had been completely starved out of them. Th.-U's the way with Kansas. A bunch of people can come out here with a fired-up, cockeyed idea and big plans, but sooner or later they begin to like Kansas and Kansans If they can hack it, first thing they know, they like Kansans so well they become like them — honest, God-fearing, industrious, ambitious. That's the way Kansas works — determined, durable, persistanit — to the stars the hard way. Dangers of the Deep A/fining is a dangerous business — or at least moat of the public has that impression. When men are trapped several hundred feet below the earth in a collapsed mine shaft, it makes the headlines. Stories of rescue attempts — and the successes and failures — arouse emotional interest in nearly every reader. Seldom do stories create such human interest. But disasters aren't an everyday occurence, and their rarity makes for big news treatment. Many more persons are killed in automobile accidents over a single holiday weekend than die in mine accidents during an entire year. This isn't to say the miners aren't in a risky situation as they work in the guts of the earth. We know they work in constant fear of explosions, cave- ins, poisonous air, and other dark dangers of the deep. It can be an agonizing death when men die due to suffocation or starvation while helplessly trapped. And mine operators must do everything possible to insure the safety of their workers. But mining today is much safer than it was ' several years ago, and we can only hope that mine disasters continue to be rare enough to meet the qualifications of "unusual." Hal Boyle Says; House Painter Has Free Soul NEW YORK (AP) — If fortune over favors me with a rebirth, I've decided to come back to earth as a painter. Not even as a Picasso or a Dali. Just as a house painter—a plain ordinary house painter. In a world of chafing conformity, the house painter i s about the freest soul I know. Hi 1 bows to no man's bidding, and yields to no woman's whim or will. It is probably their ability to defeat a woman on her own battlefield — her home — that most makes me admire painters. You have to take off 'your hat to a guy wlio can do that. We have had o\ir apartment painted a number of times in the 25 yoar s we have been married- just about as many times as my Wife has been able to face up to the chaos it causes. Each time it has been a battle of wits between nvy wife and the painters as to who would have their way. Each time the painters won—hands down. It works out like this: To begin with, th e painters won't even come to your apartment until you've got it in perfect disorder. Th e rugs have to be re m o v e d, the furniture slacked in piles. Tactfullv, your wife makes them coffee and sandwiches, even runs to the supermarket to pet them some luncheon beer. They take these offerings with the sullen air of gods accepting unsatisfactory tribute. "It would be nice if you'd do the bedroom first," the wife then suggests. The painters exchange looks. One silently heads fur the living room, the other foj- the kitchen. The bedroom will b e done last. "That isn't quite the »liade of Battle of Bull Run is Fought Glamis Castle, Scotland, is said -Tamos W \Vhiffaker and Luth- to shelter the ghost of Karl er (I. .1 erst ad, two of Ilip fivn Baerdie, doomed to play cards Americans who scaled Ml. Ever- with the Devil for eternity. The est's summit in May 1963, be- earl staked his soul in a card tween them have made 90 as- game with Satan and lost. cents of 14.410-fool Ml. liainer. Drew Pearson Reports By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Friday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 1963. here are 123 days left in the year. Today's highlight in history: On this date in 1813, the Ft. Mims Massacre occurred during the Creek Indian War at a temporary stockade 35 miles north of Mobile, Ala. Of the 553 persons who took refuge, only 50 suvived. On this date In 1781, the French fleet arrived at Chesapeake Bay to aid American revolutionaries against the British. In 1862 the Second Battle of Bull Run was fought during the Civil War. In 1924, the agreement for effectuating the Dawes Reparation Plan was signed in London. In 1939, German military rule was proclaimed in Slovakia. In 1945, the International Committee of Chief Prosecutors indicted 24 top German leaders as major war criminals. Ten years ago ... The Thai government disclosed that arrests of alleged revolutionaries had uncovered a plot to assassinate members of the cabinet and overthrow the governmen with aid from Communists of China and Indochina. Five years ago . . . The United States ordered a squadron of fighter planes and an undisclosed number of transport aircraft to the Far East as Chinese Communist arillcry shelled the Nationalist-held offshore islands. Orm year ago . . . President Kennedy named W. Willard Wirtz to become secretary of labor succeeding Arthur Goldberg, who moved up to the Supreme Court. Bulgarian Premier Says Peace Up to Russia, U.S. blue I chose," tli e wife tells the man in the kitchen. "That's the color in the bucket," says the painter, slapping another brush of it on the wall with the bold stroke of a born sadist. Slap. . .slap. . .slap! The painters t,'o on brushing, paying no more attention to the housewife than if she were a buzzing housefly. When the job is done a truce i s declared. Husband and wife pour drinks, and all shake hands. "I'll say one thing ,lady," says one painter. "You sure got good tastf. This the prettiest apartment we painted all 'year. Eh, JOP?" "Why not?" replies the second painter, pouring himself a second drink. After they have gone, the wife looks around the kitchen critically and says: "They did do a nice job, and 1 do like this color blue. I guess they weren't such bad fellows after all." How do painteis get away with it? What do they know about handling women the rest of us male mice don't? Yard Believes Train Loot Sri 11 in Britain LONDON (A?) — The serial numbers of many of the bank notes stolen in Britain's great train robbery were ciriulated widely today. Police said they were convinced most of the $7 million haul now is useless to the thieves. Scotland Yard believes the loot from the Aug. 8 mail train ambush still is in Britain, although some of the gang's ringleaders may have fled the country. (EDITOR'S Note — Drew Pearson, the first western newsman to interview the premier of Bulgaria, today gives the details of his talk.) VARNA, BULGARIA — My interview with Premier Todor Zhi- vkov of Bulgaria took place at a tea table in a shady spot on the palace lawn of the former kings of Bulgaria. Tea in Bulgaria is almost a banquet. It consisted of caviar, two kinds of sausage, two kinds of cheese, nuts, ice cream, cake, and coffee. Premier Zhivkov sat relaxed in shirt sleeves and no necktie. I told him that I had once learned his language from a Bulgarian corporal named Zhivkov, one of 100 Bulgarian prisoners allotted to a unit of the American Friends Service Committee after World War I to rebuild Yugoslav villages burned 'down by the Bulgars. After saying this, I almost wished I hadn't, because relations between Yugoslavia and Bulgaria over the years have been very bitter. However, the prime minister passed the matter off pleasantly. He said Zhiv- kov was about as common a name in the Balkans as Smith in America. Perhaps the most important question we discussed was whether Red China was likt'ly to start a war, in view of its opposition to co-existence between the United States and Russia. I knew that until about a year ago Bulgaria was still in the Stalinist camp and leaned toward Red China. '1 am not worried about China for two reasons," Zhivkov replied. "First, it took 20 years for the United States to perfect the atom bomb and China is not going to get nuclear weapons easily. Second, world opinion against China would be too stron?." "Now that President Kennedy and Khrushchev have agreed to a test ban treaty," I asked, "what should be the next step in improving relations between the United States and Russia?" "Disarmament." Premier Zhiv- kov replied without hesitation. "Even if there is only partial disarmament, it will be an important step. We have to begin." "The small nations like Bulgaria don't count when it comes to preventing war," he said. "But you and Russia have the power within yourselves to keep the peace. U you stand together, I am not worriel. "Bulgaria can'! start a war hut we are concerned about war. We have been through too many of them. 1 asked our scientists the other day to give me a report on the results of nuclear war and they reported that it would take 1800 years to decontaminate the earth after such a war. "Pardon me for talking so ser. iously at a tea party." said Zhivkov, pouring another cup of coffee — not tea — "but these are things we all have to worry about. "No one can win a nuclear war," lu> continued "if the socialist countries throw the first bomb, we'll reap the same kind of destruction you will reap. And if you throw the first bomb, you will suffer just as much as we do. "So we hope relations between us will improve. If they are left to us. this will be " 1 asked the Bulgarian Prime Minister what he thought of the current Soviet policy of co-existence and how it jibed with Khrushchev's one-time statement that he would bury us. "When Khrushchev said he would bury you," replied Zhiv- kov, "he was speaking in a rhetorical sense. He didn't mean war. This statement was greatly misinterpreted; The fact is that we know we can't change you from being capitalists and we don't want to. And you know that you can't change us from being communists." Mrs. Pearson told the Prime Minister that we had watched a woman boss a gang of Bulgarian men in la'ying a macadam pavement on the docks that morning. "She seemed to be getting the job done faster than men," Mrs. P. remarked. "Does this kind of work by women happen in Bulgaria often?" I protested that the question was unfair to men, but Zhivkov gave a lengthy replay on the advancement of women in the new Bulgaria. He also paid tribute to Mrs. Eugenie Anderson, the U.S. minister to Bulgaria, but commented: "When it comes to improving relations between the United States and Bulgaria, Mrs. Anderson is always preaching cultural exchange. That's all right, but why not get down to brass tacks? The real way to improve relations is through trade and political relations, of course," he added, "Mrs. Anderson is acting under orders from the State Department." The conversation under the Bill Brow* -,— — --------- . --- Edl*« Smith ... Advertising MembW at the Asieclftted Preu The Associated Press is entitled exclusively to th« use (or reproduction of all the local news printed In this newapkper u well as all AP new* and dispatches. All rights of publtcit- tlio rctenred. Terms of RnbiorlpHea By carrier a month in Garden City, I1.5S, payable to carrier In advance. By carrier In other cities when •ervlce is available, SOo per week, By mall to other addreues In Flnney. Lane. Scott, Wichita, Greeley, Ham- u'ton, Kenrny. Grant. Haskell aad Gray counties, 19.00 per year; elsewhere 1 16.00 per year. Second class ooaUge paid at uarden Ctty Kama*. If Telegram motor carrier service ts required to hare publlcatjon-day delivery by mall In cities that hart local carrier «»rrlc«. local earriM WE HAVE been nothing if not vocal about our doubts regarding our four scholars and their return to school next week. . .how they ever will get up in time to get there or wake up in time to learn anything once they are there. r .how they'll manage to stay put indoors. . .how they'll tolerate shoes all day. But we have kept quiet about a few doubts we have on our own performance. . .can we once again do the braids, hair-paiting, shoe-tieing and ear- checking at an early hour? Is it possible to get all of them fed at the same time? Who will run the errands? And who will play with the baby and amuse and entertain her? * * * IF EDITOR Brown wishes to enlarge his elephant joke collection, he should watch Captain Kangaroo weekday mornings. (Example: Why is the elephant wearing red sneakers? Because his green ones wore out.) * * * TAX BILLS (while we're on unpleasant subjects anyway),the next ones you will receive from the county clerks's office, will have a new look — they'll come complete with decimal points. The new miracle billing machine which computes, records and does almost everything short of serving coffee also puts in decimal points. The old machine did not and this caused regular volleys of complaints from taxpayers. . .say one who read his valuation at $200 and culled in to announce that he certainly wasn't about to pay $300 tax on it. A decimal point would've saved his spleen and made it clear tax was $15.00. Beauty, they say. is in the eye of the beholder and to the folks in the county clerk's office the new machine is a beautiful sight — it's accurate, complete, efficient, fast, neat and quieit. d. h. —Whether buying or selling, uie Telegram Want Aas! trees on the shore of the Black Sea touched many other questions, ranging from religion, regarding which Zhivkov said his mother was a devout believer, to Balkan friction, regarding which he said that the ticklish Macedonian problem, had now been settled by putting the Macedonians under Yugoslavia a s a republic. This, for a Bulgarian, was a very important concession. Finally I asked whether other Bulgarians could be counted on to follow a policy of peaceful coexistence. "Only five per cent of the people in the Bulgarian govern, ment are of my age," replied Zhivkov, who is 52. "The others are younger. And they are unequivocally for peace." 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