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Galesburg, Illinois
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Tuesday, July 16, 1963
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Opinion By PETER EDSON WASMlNOTONi <NKA)-»fi it true, as some m Sftying, (hat fewer than half df the American people are in favor of the policies President Kennedy is advocating? Not if the current public opinion polls accurately reflect public opinion. Recent copyrighted polls taken by George Gallup's American In* stitute of Public Opinion, give Kennedy a 61 per cent popularity rating. While this is his low score to date—a 15 per cent drop in the first six months of 1963 and a 22 per cent plunge from his all- time high in 1961—it still doesn't indicate that more than half the people oppose his policies. POPULAttftY POLLS undoubtedly reflect news trends, If the news is good, the rating goes up. If the news is bad, the rating comes down. This is true, it seems, whether the president is Democrat or ft Republican, For example, the low point for President Eisenhower — a pop* ularity rating of 49 per cent— came in January 1958 at the. depth 'of the depression. But v when his Summit conference id September 1955 offered hope of a Berlin solution, his rating jumped up to 79 per cent—a peak equaled only after his re-election in 1956. Similarly, a large factor in Kennedy's low score of 61 per cent in the most recent Gallup poll seems to be southern opposition to his civil rights program. The South gave him an approval rating of only 33 per cent*, compared to 71 per cent approval outside the South. 1 CURIOUSLY. WHEN a President is in deep international trouble, his popular support is apt to go up. Eisenhower's rating soared from 62 to 71 per cent in June 1960 after the U-2 was shot down over Russia and the second Summit conference blew up in Paris. Similarly, Kennedy's all-time high of 83 per cent came after the Cuban invasion fiasco in April 1961. crats The Kennedy rating stayed above the 70 per cent irtark through his first two years in office—a record. At the end of 1961, it was per cent. At the end of 1962, after the forced withdrawal of Russian missiles from Cuba and the 1962 elections in which Demo- made big congressional gains, it was 76 per cent Lack of action on Kennedy's program in Congress may be partly responsible for his sharp drop in. popularity rating in the first half of 1963. THE SURPRISING thing in Kennedy's poll ratings is that he still shows as favorite over the leading Republican possibilities to run against him in In the Gallup polf made at the end of June, Kennedy and Jottn- son were favored for re-election over a hypothetical ticket ; of Gov. Nelson Rockefeller and Sen. Barry Goldwater by a vote of 5« to 38 per cent This may be a little tricky, for the pollsters* question was asked in such a way that Rockefeller was put at the head of the .ticket Only in the South did the Republican ticket fare better—47 per cent to 45 per cent for the Demo* crats. Such figures seeht to indicate Kennedy's slipping personal pop. ularity has not vitally affected his standing against his most likely 1964 opponents. w >pe COPE'Gets a GOP Answer EDITORIAL Comment and eview Red Subversion By JOHN CHAMBERLAIN IN REPUBLICAN CIRCLES the question is frequently asked, "How are we going to cope with COPE?" COPE, of course, stands for the Committee on Political Education of the AFL-CIO, which has been extraordinarily successful in "educating" voters to turn out for Left-Wing Democratic causes on election day. To "cope with COPE," the Republicans have needed an organization that can carry Republican ideas into the big cities of the nation. But this has been troublesome for ty/o reasons. The first is that, lacking-a labor union base, the Republicans have not had a source of personnel recruitment in big city areas. The second has been the difficulties of raising "education" money, which has to come in small amounts from many people. Lacking the means to crack the big cities, the Republicans have been inclined in recent years to let in-town wards go by default while concentrating on the suburbs. "Why," so the argument Headlines which have recently spotlight- on the wire that Cuban underground leaders ed our domestic problems, such as civil had observed an influx of foreigners to Cuba, rights, the rail strike, #nd the international feverish construction activities, and a clan- OllOtCS FFOIM, test ban talks, have diverted attention from destine operation on the northern tip of the ^ one of the most pressing problems, Congress- island which had been closed off to the Cuban 1 OQ3Y 8 J^ICWS has run, "why bother with what we can't win anyway?" * v But big city majorities, particularly in the northeastern states, have overbalanced the suburban voters — and a few Republicans are facing up at last to the neces- * sity of cutting down their urban vote deficits even though they can't hope to erase them entirely. By losing by closer margins in the city, the Republicans might hope to triumph nationally. THE NEW Republican philosophy of vote-catching has had its trial run — incidentally one of 13 years duration — in southern California, where an organization known as the Republican Associates of Los Angeles County has run schools for candidates, collected money in small amounts from many people both in and outside the cities to pay for research, and done other things of a practical nature without getting mixed up in intra-party feuding. So successful has been the Los Angeles experiment in "coping with COPE" that Republicans of the Chicago area, organized as the Citizens League of Illinois, recently created an "educative" body that managed to dlect a Republican to the office of sheriff of Cook County. The first man to bring the career have recently been having second thoughts. For Lupton has insisted that his organization which happens to be the first state-wide organization of its kind is at the disposal of any Republican who can get a nomination, and at least some of those who -cope with COPE" idea to the h™ e ltta7ked" him tor^ytag'to populous East coast, where it is create a "dual" Party apparatus are coming around to see that he has only a "service" committee in mind. needed by Republicans more than elsewhere, is John Lupton of Connecticut, a Republican candidate for Congress-at-large last autumn who ran ahead* of his ticket but still managed to lose because the city majorities were against him. As a conservative, Lupton is looked upon askance by local Rockefeller Republicans as a possible "Goldwater man." This has hampered the development of his Connecticut Republican Citizen's Committee a bit — but some of those who have been against the attempt to affect the city vote by' raising "education" money and personnel outside the cities for fear that it would be r ' helping a "Goldwater man's" TAKING HIS TIP from the Los Angeles and Cook County experience, Lupton plans to make suburban money and personnel available to Republican city bosses who have been both short of change and short of doorbell ringers. The Connecticut Republican Citizens Committee is being set up on joint stock company . lines, "selling" memberships for $2 a month, or $24 a year. The members are empowered to vote for trustees, and the trustees, in turn, are expected to select the executive committee to run the organization. With a kitty from the $2-a- month memberships and other donations, Lupton's Republican Citizens hope to take the Republican story into the heavily Democratic wards of Bridgeport, Hartford and other cities which have been tipping the scales for Democratic state and national candidates. "If we can take 20 or 30 per cent off the city deficit," says Lupton, "we could elect our candidates for state and national office." "And we have an appeal," so Lupton concludes. "We can say to ihe urban voter: 'Why blame the Republicans for your job shortages, your dirty city streets, your job discrimination in unions, your disgust with a foreign policy that has let East Europe be enslaved? After all, the cities have been run by Democrats, and the Democrats have been in power nationally. 1 " THIS IS one man's idea of "coping with COPE." Could it be that he has something? Copyright 1963 THE MAILBOX THE ALMANAC Robert T. McLoskey • i. last Thursday, according to a report of his n i • • i • remarks given in the Congressional Record. That the communists are taking a more people. Past recent history has shown us that the Russians want Cuba as a military outpost in our hemisphere. It is logical to assume that the direct anti-U.S. position throughout Latin influx of what the President likes to call America Rep. McLoskey this connection he inserted into the Record two quotations from the Galesburg Register- "technicians" and isolation from Cubans themselves of certain areas indicates more + Communist military activity. I regret that there appears to be a brain- Mail's issue of July 9. One was an editorial washing job being done on the American peo- entitled "Subversion by Reds Increasing, pie. When John F. Kennedy ran for office in and the other an article by John Chamberlain, 1960 he ran on the premise that a communist which was headlined "Castro's Bravado Capti- Cuba just 90 miles off our shores was intol- vates Many Latins. Rep Loskey, erable. He pledged to do something about it. Now he is peddling the idea that we are extremely fortunate that he was able to head have made and the dropoff of our prestige in off a military attack on the United States the eyes of Latin America. "While the Ken- from Cuba, and that we should learn to live nedy administration studiously avoids bring- with a Soviet-occupied satellite "just 90 miles ing the topic of Cuba before the people," he from our shorfes." continued, "the communists are consolidating (Reg. U.S. Pat. Off.) By United Press International WASHINGTON — Sen. Thomas H. Kuchel, R-Calif., praising New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller for criticizing the "radical right" in the Republican party: "The truths he uttered need to be repeated again and again by more and more Republicans across the land ... Lincoln's party is not going to abandon Lincoln's principles because a miserable little group of self-seeking haters sneers and jeers at every constructive accomplishment Republicans have made for America over the last century." Bouquets and Brickbats be inhabited by humans. (3) Brickbats; to WGIL for trying to wean us from "Galesburg Speaks." The substitute programs in my ^opinion are no bargains. (4) Brickbats to the editorial licy of the Galesburg Register- Mail; which seems to have Editor, Register-Mail: (1) The largest orchids go to the Girl Scouts and their leaders. There is a small plot of ground at the intersection of Main, Pine, and Grand Avenue. This could be made into a real beauty spot; the Girl Scouts have led the way by planting flowers, which are in bloom. The brickbats are plentiful in the area, as are weeds, beer bottles, concrete chunks, and other debris. It would seem that removal of objectionable items should be done by masculine forces, (2) Orchids to whoever is responsible for blacktopping the alleys to and from the police station. The area now appears to •it seems forced timid souls from writing their sentiments under pen names. One prominent local business man explained people in his category could be fired if they expressed their opinions under their real names; while people in my category are protected through membership in Labor Unions. Perhaps the moral is for all to join Labor Unions.—Lee S. Barton. By United Press International Today is Tuesday, July 16, the 197th day of 1963 with 168 to fellow. The moon is approaching its hew phase. The morning stars are Jupiter and Saturn. ; The .evening star is-Mars. On this} day in history: I In 1790,. Congress established the District of Columbia on the Potomac. In 1862, David Farragut became the first admiral in the U.S. Navy. In 1945, the first experimental test of an atomic bomb was conducted in New Mexico. . . In 1951, Leopold III, of Belgium, abdicated after serving for 17 years. A thought for the day—Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky said: "Man is a pliable animal /:. being ^ho gets accustomed-' everything." Texas has only one trout stream, a stocked four-mile waterway flowing through McKifr- trick Canyon. galesburg Register-Mail LOS ANGELES Mrs. Elaine are consolidating Every day poses a more serious problem, their position, using the island as a base for Every day of peace purchased by permissive spreading subversion to other Latin American tolerance of communism in Cuba means more countries, and intensifying our problems for bloodshed and sacrifice by Americans when the future." The extension of his remarks in the day comes that we must have a show- the Congressional Record continued as fol- down, .or accept a communist-dominated Latin I'm a foodoholic." Johnson, conceding that her battle with the scales was far from won just because she dropped from 315 pounds to 184 pounds during a six-month diet in a hospital: "It never will be (over) because Camping Good at Skylark lows: America. Such development would pose clear On July 11 there was a disturbing report military danger to the United States. Instant Affluence Admittedly there is a wide difference be- these workers generally put out effort as if tween being trained for specific jobs in par- their lives depended on it. They spend no time ticular new factories and being given skills grousing about not being crane operators. in a broad field that may or may not offer quick job opportunities. What has fed the delusions of these New York youngsters, many of them presently un- Nevertheless, it was something of a jolt to employable school dropouts, that they can, in read that a $3 million federal-local program effect, join the union and see the world? of job training for 20,000 jobless New York youths is looked on skeptically by many of the affected youngsters themselves. Their chief complaint, disclosed in random interviews: They don't care to study or train. They want jobs today. Not just any jobs, but work like operating a crane or bulldozer, which draws high pay. In the old days we could blame it all on Hollywood movies which catapulted their heroes from bottom to top in half a reel. But you don't see these any more even on the late, late show. WASHINGTON — Rep. William S. Broomfield, R-Mich., opposing any U.S. aid to help India build a steel plant to be governmentowned: "I can't see why the American taxpayer's money should be used to build a huge socialistic steel plant overseas. A program of this kind is in direct contradiction to the free enterprise system and may even someday be used against American steel in the world market." Editor, Register-Mail: I am disappointed in your paper. We have bought and read the Register-Mail for many years. We have usually felt it kept the community up on the news but recently I have come to feel different. Years ago we became interested in camping. As we have several children this offers the whole family a chance to enjoy ourselves at a minimum of expense. There hasn't been a camping area very close, so usually we were just able to go once a month. You can imagine my surprise when I heard there was a camping area on the other side of Knoxville. We checked into it right away , . , I feel you and Galesburg should be proud,to have a nice camping area in our vicinity. We and our friends sure enjoy camping there. We were there on the 4th and had a lovely time even with the damp weather. Your paper had pictures of the lakes and they were good but I feel it would have made an interesting addition to it if you had some pictures of some of us and our tents and trailers. The name is Skylark Country Retreat and it is located south and east of the Appleton Corners. We feel that if you go and visit this place and look it over you will feel like us that it would make a different and interesting picture feature for your paper and readers.—Mrs, Dee Johnson. Office 140 Soutn Prairie Street. Galesburg, Illinois TELEPHONE NUMBER Register-Mail Exchange 342-5161 Entered *s Second Class Matter at the Host Office at Galesburg, Illinois, under *ct of Congress of M-v^h 3. 1879. DaUy except Sunday. Ethel Custer SchmJth.——Publisher Charles Morrow Editor M. H.Eddy Associate Editor And Director of Public Relations H. H. Clay Managing Editor National Advertising Representative: Ward-Griffith Company Incorporated, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Boston. Atlanta, San Francisco, Los Angeles. Philadelphia, Charlotte. MEMTER A UDIT~BUREAU OF CIRCULATIONS MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press Is entitled exclusively to the use or republication of all the local news printed in this newspaper as well as all AP news dispatches SUBSCRIPTION RATES Carrier in City of Galost 35c a Week. By RFD mall In our retail trading zona: 1 year $10.00 0 Months fSJO 6 Months | 6.00 1 Month %1M No mall subscriptions accepted in towns where there is established newspaper boy delivery. By Carrier in retail trading outside City of Galesburg. i 1 week Sue •t By mail outside retail trading zone in Illinois, Iowa and Missouri and bv motor route ID retail trading zona. 1 Year $13.00 8 Months fS .TS 6 Months | 7.00 1 Month 11 J* By mall outside Illinois, Iowa and Missouri 1 Year f 18.00 6 Months f 0.50 8 Mentha IBM 1 Month 6 .00 Crossword Puzzzle CAMBRIDGE, Md. - Integration leader Mrs. Gloria Richardson, pledging that demonstrations would continue here even if it These lads talk, in other words, as The explanation today may be deeper and meant the arrest of very person wider. Our society in many ways encourages willing to march: **If there are three left, three if people not to wait for anything. There are somehow they could miraculously acquire in- shortcuts to everything - to maturity, to col- stant skills. They want none of the drudgery le S e diplomas, to homeowning, to success. will go out." of learning, of battling up the ladder. Open the golden door now! Many kids at the young end of the teenage scale have material goods that would They should talk to some of the men who have thrilled their grandparents at 50. Some once had good jobs in West Virginia but lost vvho don't have these things "take" them. One them. They now drive hours to and from must kee P U P- Others sit around waiting for training classes, getting a paltry subsistance wage as they prepare for "new jobs" that may their magic chance at youthful affluence. Some less well off sectors, like parts of or may not materialize in auto repair, wood- West Virginia and the South, have not yet working, machine shops and the like. been caught up in the vortex of this "here Lots of those who are upgrading their today and have it all tomorrow" mood that skills in the South are in fact marked for def- afflicts so many places. That may explain inite jobs in industries moving in. why they still believe in laying hard labor But the nearly universal testimony of in- on the line. dustrialists and economic experts who have But even the worst pockets of poverty observed the South's economic growth is that and joblessness in New York are hard by the — great displays of modern-day economic riches. Making Time Editor, Register-Mail: Vacation time should be made enjoyable for all, but this isn't the case, A pet peeve of a lot of people is how some of the children are left to pass their time during the day. There should be one older one, especially an adult, in supervision most of the time. These adults should be of good character, including their speech. A lot of calls our police station gets are concerning these children causing trouble, because they don't kno>< what to do to occupy themselves and they are left alone dred Fulton. Worthwhile quite a bit of the time. The adults in most cases are to blame for this whole situation and seem to need the help of a minister or professional worker educated about such problems. Our courts are full of cases of teen-age and younger children that get in trouble. If, in the first place, most of these had some help when they needed it, their misdemeanor wouldn't have been enacted. They are children only a very short while; let's spend some time with them; they'll be §dults before you know it—Mil* REMINISCING of Bygone Times They've Gol the Pius for It UTICA, Ohio (AP) There may be no but right now there honor among thieves, are 130 honor pins circulating somewhere in the underworld Someone took them during a high echoqj burglary here* And the poor can very quickly pick up from the more fortunate the liappy notion—spurred by many parents — that what one sees and likes one should have. In this age of fingertip control, why wait? Just touch a button and the world is yours! In ethics, realism is used to mean conduct based on considerations of without FIFTY YEARS AGO r Wednesday, July 16, 1913 Weather authorities said it was the hottest day of the year when the mercury climbed over the 100-degree mark in Galesburg. TWENTY YEARS AGO Friday, July 16, 1943 Miss Ardis G. Anderson of Glen wood, Minn., joined the staff of the Knox College library, it was announced by Jerrold Orne, librarian. advantage practical regard for ideal, good- In literature, the ness or equity, term applies to seek to portray life as it really is, without idealization. writings which Workmen were busy at the fairgrounds in preparation for the opening of the Galesburg District Fair, Total of 35 uniforms for women who completed Grey Ladies' course of Red Cross work arrived in Galesburg, it was announced by Mrs. L. H. Hamlin and Miss Eva Erickson, chairmen of the Gray ladies. 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