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C^aitonai 6 THE PAMPA DAILY NEWS 51st WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1959 Year Protectionism We have a. new phrase we'd likei floods, droxights, bugs, blight, pol- to introduce. We'd like in charac-'son dope, alcohol, tobacco, sex terize a majority of our govern- 1 birth, and even mistakes in judgment employees, elected and ointment. envise, together with their pantingj we've looked over the field in devotees, as the "cult of the pro-, an effort (o find a kinr) of avenue tec.tionists." i for protection which isn't being When you Io.ok at it soberly, exploited by some of our govern- What is government for, protection? except' ments some where across the na- ition. Eureka! We have found it! Actually, that, is all any govern-; There is one kind of protection ment has ever done, isn't it? It we're not getting. And it's high protects us. i time we had it, too. So we no't It's just possible that we m a y want to join in with the rest want to ioin this cult ourselves. ° f th ° cultists and cIamO1 ' for P r °- Aftor all,'we don't like to be ex- lectlon v we want lo g et posed to danger any more ihan. anyone else. So it becomes a sim , in front. About the only kind of protec- pie matter of figuring out just lon "° one has come forward yet what kind of protection we want. to offer us is the most Important Then, we can go to work (o get 'Protection of all. It's even more tmnnrl'inT fhof r\i-iMrtr.Hr*v. nt tif,* it, via the cult. important that protection of. life _.. . ... ,. if nd property. It beats all of the Of course, in primitive times. j other protectionist racketg ro]]ed protection was always primitive. ' in t n onp Early governments concentrate! what 'we want Is protection on physical protection. That ^. :f rom our protectors' the early cultists went to work to! Wh ,, e the c , mistg have provide armies, navies and police-, busv> figuring out every conceiv . men who were armed and couM ahle kinrl of protectl( J n for thmst themselves between the cil., they . vc neglected thig enormou g izens and whatever physical dan-, You SM< wh ,, c the cuUigtg ger threatened. i hoon „,.„.„„.;„„ ,,„ ,„ .,, „, been protecting us in all of these Nowadays there are many re- avenues, and more, they've be- finements and advance? within the come just a trifle high • handed, cult which make this kind of pro- They no longer bother to ask us tection seem just a. bit archaic, if we want police protection, BETTER JOBS By ft. 0. WOILES federal Spending And Liabilities 1 doubt whether anybody knows actually what the federal government is spending a year when liabilities are included as a claim against the taxpayer. "U. S. News & World Report" for Jan, 30 has a couple of articles on the cash the government will spend for the year beginning July 1, 1959. It gives the estimated income for that year as $93,500,000,000. The estimated spending is $92,900,000,000. If those figures work out, we would take in $600,000,000 more than we pay out. The government has been reporting that for the year ending this June 30 we'll have a deficit of around $12,900,000,000. They report that we'll take in $68,000,000,000 and pay out $80,900,000,000, leaving a deficit of $12,900,000,000. But the federal government doesn't show some $13,000,000,000 of income and expense. They do not include in their income the money received from taxes for pensions and unemployment and the gasoline tax. This amounts to better than $13,000,000,000 that goes into the federal government. So, the federal government for the year ending June 30, instead of spending $80,900,000,000, will spend, admittedly, $93,900,000,000. For the coming year they estimate that payroll taxes for Social Security will be $5,900,000,000 paid by individuals. And employers and business will pay into this fund $7,900,000,000. So the federal government is taking a bigger part of each persons's income than it reports. Doubtful Surplus In estimating that the coming Ixpert Testimony BUT MINE SHOULt> &E Robert Allen Reports: Looking Sideways if ... .„ . , ... „ . ... ,, ._ „ ,, .in t.»stl<. C" \JL <7LC..f, i-tUtt, SAIH- _ MIL 11 -I it Not that it's been abandoned. Far; ing: protection, protection against! ^ ?L , ^ balanced they cer- from it. It is still true that 100: ignorance by moans of schools! tai " ly ^ ve f trctMC(1 . «««; «U- ... ! * 1T1MT£» I nn\7 hr^i-rt rt L-* i r-v» 11 rtrl *-.«n mate. They have estimated personal income taxes increasing up to $-10.700.000,000. This is an in. crease of 5.1800,000.000 on personal income tax. For corporations they estimate the coming year will pay in S21.4 billion. That is S1.4 billion more than the present year. th'eTu S'Tn percent of our citizens are com-; protection against mental break- pelled to put up 100 percent of the; down by means of clinics and psy- money, which will protect them' chological prestidigitators. from that 2.7 per cent of the pop-' After all, why bother to ask? illation which is so stupid and Everyone want's to be protected. crass that it may still attempt to! don't they? So the bill for all of use brute force to acquire what it' these glorious protections ha.s got- wans at the poin of a gun. Two i ten so big that we simply can't warns at the point of a gun. Two ' pay it any more. The trouble is, thirds of our national budget is'these various protections aren't o'f-l geared to this kind of protection. ;fered to us in the market place ooo without Social But the cultists have added rer- ; so that we can pick and chose ! welfare Se/ tain unique distinctions to the bus-'and end up purchasing the " Iness of protection which should ticular kind of protection we also come under our purview. No and can afford. The cultists have' longer is it enough to he protect-! the whip hand and they're going to : ed from physical assault, against protect us within an inch'of our: Han-one believes that thcv are life or property. We must also be lives if it takes our last dime/ KO n ; 0 Teen h \ r \ '" uc S bud* protected from .icknem, oM age,, They Know what', ,ood for us! 1 1 ££ ^S S. «W r er death, poverty haa weather, crop! So. we want ,,o join the cult and; lh an 5*0,900000,000, thoy cemmly failure, market fluctuations, jgnor- we want to promote our own spe-. ' , ance. ambition, competition, un- cial kind of protection. \VV want to' know now P rcssl!IT Knnips GOP Leaders Buzzing Over Possible Job Switch WASHINGTON — Republican; campaign chest of more than $650,congressional leaders are buzzing'ooo. about a spectacular switch in top; The reraalnder of this elcction . party jobs. veering money, approximately on the Social According to this backstage re- ,$575,000, went for "overhead" and port — Postmaster General Ar-|"year around services" by a 60 thur Summerfield will quit the;member staff. cabinet to become Republican Na- j Thig spending record lg , n strlk . tional Chairman, and Chairman! ing contrast to prevloua cam . Meade Alcorn will take over Summerfield's place. Reputedly this job exchange will occur this spring. paigns. In 1956, the House Republican Campaign Committee contributed ($312.000 in direct grants to party . employment, laziness, in e n t a 1 be protected from our e more fai'h m . , , t - - ••- They h;ivf aberrations, f Par . loneliness, con- , lectors. Anvnne can S ee° nowadays' ' )ol |'™ lhan the record "™U tagion, non-conformity, high pric- ! just how important this area of JUS es. low prices, too much produc- protection has become tion, too little production, execs-: Will somebody please come for-' r ° n con ' enfis lilat »"- M(l ™l «ive speed, excessive slowness, ward with a plan? Vice President Nixon is being' candidates; in 1951, $273,000; and prominently mentioned in connec- j in 1952 and 1950, approximately tion with it. He is being credited j $300,000. by GOP insiders as strongly favor- ! In all those years, this GOP ing Summerfield for National'Committee's total electioneering Chairman. ; funds were considerably less Alcorn told newsmen last week than the $658,918 it had last year, that one term as Chairman is For example: In 1956, the Com) enough for him. mittee received around J-100,000 Since the 1956 election, there -- some $250,000 loss than in 1958. have been a number of reports Y<H in 1956, it gave. Republican about Summerfield's leaving the candidates for the House S312.000. cabinet. They were, especially ac-. a s against only $7-1.000 last year, rho "U.S. News & World Re- , live last summer, but subsided aft- These striking contrasts were By WHlfNfc*- BOW ON NEW YORK - Having been brought up with a decent regard for doctors as able and sometimes skilled men totally prone to error and not creatures to be regarded with awe, I sometimes find this healthy point of view strained*. The straining is caused by some doctor's getting up in meeting, usually In England, and sounding off with what is palpably sheer nonsense. Today's case comes from England, a country which seems to breed vocal doctors, and is about as close to nonsense as you can come without getting a doubtful look indicating need for a psychiatrist Item: "Every adult shrinks about half an inch every 20 years." Untrue. I was exactly six feet tall at 15, I am still exactly six feet tall today, just about 40 years later. I should be 5' 11" by this estimate. The statement says "every" adult. Not "some" adults. Item: "At 20, hearing begins to fall off." Untrue. I can hear better today than I could at 25. At 39 I had a sovere ear infection. When it was cleared up, my hearing was about 20 per cent keener than it had been before and there seemed nothing wrong with it before. Item: "At 40, the ability to see dimly-lit objects starts to diminish." Untrue. I sea as well (oday, at more than 50 as I did at 20 or 15 or 10. I have, fortunately, a kind of night vision. I have no trouble seeing in darkness or dim light, once my eyes have accustomed themselves to it. Obviously, you can't go suddenly from a brightly lighted room into darkness and focus immediately. I wear glasses only for close reading, meaning small type and a lot of it. Ordinary newstype or book-type is no problem. Item: "At 50, there is a decline In the finer degrees of taste." Untrue. I have a greater enjoyment of subtle flavors today than I had at, say, 40 and in the last seven years the increase in sharpness of taste has advanced perceptibly. There are, also, Items covering ages 60 and 70, but not having government is spending J.'I.OUO,- 000,000 a year for welfare. Kfserve For Liabilities And the federal government for pensions and unemployment sets up no reserve to lake care of the liabilities they have assumed in issuing these pensions. In an article in "Essays On Liberty", George M. Clark, President of The Pioneer Bank, Chattanooga, Tenn., observes: "Mr. W. Rulon Williamson, a former actuary of the Social Se- Inflation No Alibi Last December, President Eisen-1 "It is evident," says Rinta, nower fancied that he was beating. "that the President's budget for nis critics to the draw. He ad- 1960 is far from the penny-pinch- dressed the nation's taxpayers via ing budget it has been made out radio, TV and the news reporting to be by his liberal pro-spending media to give them the glad tid-: critics, it arrests temporarily, but Ings that he was preparing the does not reverse, the general up-' curity Administration, believes 1960 budget; that it would be a;'ward trend in spending. I that his successor's estimate of penny-pinching budget of a mere ( ,. T . „ I 'from $:MO billion to $325 billion >77 billion; and that everyone' « °««a means of ef/ectingr fu-j as plausible accrued liability' Jhould be assured that he ' was' tu ™ e «>n°_™ies in some programs, | mny he , oo , ow> vVhatever the ^oing to get the budget balanced : ? . ln , a " tlol P atlon °f '"w future or know the reason why. create '~° ^ ™P erlC(] in " TtlPTS \V3 S el Spirit 161' in!" 1 * Of HO- linnj ft" ' -1 1 tU u " i plans* following th>* pugnacious ture" tax're'luaion'and"'reform re- announcement. but the hands that latcs not to plans for redured cupped were pnncnpally those be- 3pending but to the cxpeclan( , y longmg to the Lisenhower-can-do- t)lat revenuea will rise f j ter tna ^ no-wrong rlique and failed to im-: expenditures, press the nation as a whole. precise figure, which no one determine with certainty, there can be no doubt that the present so-called trust fund of $23 billion fails by $277 billion or more to cover the accrued liability under the program." than Ti, e department having charge of the Old-Age and Survivors In- The Doctor Says: by EDWIN P. JORDAN, iM.D One trouble which comes from measuring the blood pressure is that far too many people pay too much attention to whether the blood pressure goes up a few points or down a few points. It is natural for the blood pressure to vary somewhat. Nor- prominent Michigander is being direct financial aid to GOP candi-' nial blood pressure is not always slated for a high job. dates, Simpson explained, was the! fixed at one certain level. Al- Former Senator Charles Pottor, failure of anticipated contributions j though one should not worry gless World War II veteran who • to materialize in the final phases about blood pressure, it is worth er Congress adjourned. . bluntly discussed at a conference Recently, four Republican repre- attended by National Chair- sentatives from Michigan iSum- man Mcade Alcorn, Senator Bar- merfield's home state) used their ''V Ooldwater, Ariz, new chairman congressional franks to mail out of 'he Senate Republican Cam- more than 40.000 copies of a , paign Committee, and Representa- speech by him on the need for, 1 '^ Richard Simpson, Pa., head more comprehensive labor laws. ' of tlle House Committee. MORE JUGGLING Another 1 Reason for the smal] amount of egle was Defeated in last year's Dem-j 0 ^ tne campaign, ocralic sweep, is reputedly being! The Committee's budget for 1958 considered for appointment to thci c;ille d for 51,050,000, of which Tariff Commission. ,$350,000 was to be contributed di- Senate Republican leaders are ''•?''tly to Republican candidates. elling colleagues they have been. 0 ' 1 lh(lt basis, prior to the fall sounded out on that by the White ''umpaign. the Committee's 60- Mostly, the taxpayers s-at stun- ,u , , . . ned. $77 billion! Th:s is economy? lhe ! ° W budget and low "Pending The Council House. They heartily approv- member staff spent large sums for erl Potter's selection, and voiced radio and television recordings complete confidence he would be <ind films, posters, newsletters, quickly confirmed by the Senate, pampahlets and other literature, As they nnderstanrl it, Potter H f -' ( 'to be named to a vacancy created I But by October 1, when Si nip- by the retirement of Chairman snn counted on having at least Edgar Rrossard, who ha.s reached '$31)0.000, it hadn't come. in. As a the, .statutory age limit of 70. .result, the Committee, was able to COSTLY GOP OVERHEAD --dole out only small sums to GOP ; urn Nineteen-fifty-five now stands as surance Trust Fund issued by the year for the'Eisenhower adminis"! Health* Sllon^aTwrif.™ !««P» h: —' <™W ™«* have ! candidates. . _, •'' of Sta!e f^amoer trar.ion. Using that year as a base 1 tries to explain away this liability of Commerce got bu.sy B nd peered fnr his f,g ur:np . Rinta mted ,- in this manner: into the somewhat gloomv and that non - defense spendin- has " The "mr-ant of the assets re- red-inked interior of the nation's rhmbcri $6.321 oon ooo since that j 1 uire(I fo he h ^ f " any one liscal situation and recently came timr- af.*,- inn ,,„,,,.„„ „ „,, i time in the trust funds to finance •ovf-red what may he one portant reason for . . time after tement Whirh »«"->*ed figures were ad- 1 to place them on a com- '. "It's now. clear," admitted party's Simpson, "that the Committee heavy loss in House, members in m;ule a tactical mistake by spend- 'last year's election. ing- most of its funds too early in To their astonishment they have lne election." the old-'^c, survivors, and fits- abilitv cated that if Ihe really wanted to parah!e baRJS for mo Th , s mftans _ _ provide an economy budget, "a tr.at .since 105-, non-defense spend- 1 not be ''"mpui^I in the same ,T h i° Wer !eVe '" ° f s P endm ff'ing has , ? one up 4.rt per cent And! w:1 - v '" tllp ™">™< " f «h- I'fSc-n-e ^ a . S .u b . 0t ^^ nefieSSa . ry and feaslble i'.vou make allowance for mfla- ! fu '-' ls n-^ntam-d by pnva.e in- :learned that the House Republican National Chairman Alcorn ad- fund raia- for the 1960 period. tlolli about , „ per rem thp R( {IIR} That impression .\fr. Eisenhower increase m spending is still $5 tried to create was that costs in 211.000,000 certain non-defense, admini.stra- .... , , tiveanrt welfare areas of the biirig-',. , , s ""''"'" '' lear from tht " se lacts, tne tremendous expansion ;n fumre prr-n.i'.m.s. Th Or ner- Spen ' lln " f " r ' K ' n ' cll ' ff ' n - 5e purposes ^ a;-,-, rrqmr.'d bv Vc.v et had to be pusht-d up because of that old demon inflation. ' Pri\ Vf> life insurance cnm- patiif-s must in", c re-,,':-, cs r'ju.il to the present \ :iluc of nil i/-.'nr>- fns less the ;>ii"---n'. \,i!ii'.- of -(• >vscr, rs the pre> or even if it need Campaij-n Committee spent only vocated "centralized. *"" fino in direct financial help to ir >K" f°' - the party. P candidates out of a total "Instead of the National Com_^ mittee, the Senate Committee and """*"'"•''"-———-•—— the House sh'..uM rp'isi» wriiini; ne\v busi ness. Committee each raising their own funds," contended Alcorn, "we should set up a single t'O'lv which will do that job for all the:ie electioneering committees. That will materially help in coor- und.:-r federal law, c.-tn count on : dinating and improving their ac- other li-ind, since it is y l'u,vm<MHs p:».'iarn, on the haps it was because of the popula- 1" "^ ''"^ ™ nn ' A be as ' nbed i P'"-»'e company nuisi tior. growth. Or perhaps from both T ! inn " ! ' y ' a " aea Px ' rpt ln I'"'^ ll) IW *•"••'•*'•* 1"^" Causes. There was a certain ''' a de S rc '<? Nor can the in- j ca.?h surrender values ev amount of indefiniteness here , c ™**°4 spending he charged to| But Eugene F. Rmta, director of " Ur fi: -P anciin g Population, as it of-1 research for the State Chambers. 1 ; -^-*^^——*—*-—became definite. He pointed out' Of Bourse the State Chambers'' that there is a figure of ?21 billion Council was steering as far away sons ' allocated to these areas of spend- from the defense area of spend- '^ ing for 1960 and this is $3,129,000,- in & ™ possible, since that is aj "One reason is the expansion of; ls anv real intc'rilv und boncstv 000_more_lhan it_ was in 1958. That «cred cow and_no one dares ques-; activities and liberalization of ben- 1 in lh f s kind O f immoral contract here ' s the wa >' he sees ' C'-ntinuing participation in the program and the continuing pay- r. r M!. of crintrilnitions." i: will he noted above that they e -unit that they are not currently solvent but they have the power i tivities." No decision was reached on that j at this session. It was agreed to consider the proposal further. In the meanwhile, Simpson stated his Committee is drastical- to compel and coerce not only ; ly economizing. Its staff has been ju L. i "' help l cut to 20, t . tivitii's sharpl there ' The (JOI coinmiUi-t'ti obtain expensive ac- cin-tailed. <-(tm- their by the sfUe if it is iinniorul -,n.l ' 13 an increase of 17.5 per cent. By;' 10 " ll - Nonetheless, there must be;efit 3 and subsidies under t-.xi.sting figurmg m the mater of inflation. | »°me reason why non - defense , programs, usually to satisfy the , uneconomic for individual groups about 2.6 per cent, the increase j spending continues to go up, even \d e m a n d s of special interest in this area of the budget after allowing for inflation is $2,663,000,000. when the President insists that he ' groups, is cutting costs to the bone. to depend un forcing people un- l/oni to pay for pensions and un- the enactment of I employment, it is unethical and f h» Damps YQUft FREEDOM NEWSPAPER Rinta says there are three rea-1 brand-new spending progl-ams in| '"'moral for the state to do U* 'every session of Congress andj same thin^-. Mathematics or mor- usually in response to special in-| a ' s cannot be changed by the terest demands. The cost of these | government. They are eternal, new program^ is then superimposed on all of the existing and expanding programs. "The third reason is the failure funds from four .sources : ill Tlu- National < 'unimittet', which last year gave the House group $5U.IJOO: C2i .slate and local '(•oiniiiitttfK.s; (3i independent or- gaiu/iatiiiD.s, .such as the United Ki-publicun Kiriance Cummittee of 'Ni.-w V'ork. out- of tlie most effect-j ive mojii-y-ruising unils in the! party, (4i and lhe Committees'| own efforts. ' We believe that freedow la a j^Ct rrcm God and not a political, grant from government. Freedom is not license, it must be consist- of Congress to review periodically #ot vyith the truths expressed in such great moral guides as the Golden: a nd adequately the legislation and , The Ten Commandments and the Declaration of Independence, j activities which are the basis for ~ ' 'existing spending commitments." Put another way. it could be ] said that: the reason federal budget and federal spending- continue to advance is simply that tne rep-j newspaper 19 dedicated to promoting and preserving YOUR freedom as well as our own. For only when man 19 free to control and ail he produces, can be .levetup to nis utmost capabilities. SUBSCRIPTION „ By CARRIER to f»wv-4, awe ver ntek- Paid \u advance fat office »;;.3ij " t»OiHt>«, J7.SU ttv 6 tnuiilhs. |1&.6'J per year Hy ma« "" " "12.U' *on.». J l.uo pej year ouuids retail traoiiig zune. Prn e l?t *ii)«le! re.senlatives 6 «fflt«. ^•p wail prtler* accepted lr, localltle. .er.t.J L,y carni-r by th, MO «-?525 Daily N,w.. Atcbi.oo »t , more f °* in eovemnipnt goveinment m P'' for ths * * the >' WOUUONT vow AFRAID TO MEET VOUfe MAKER ? while knowing just what it is and what causes it to go up or down. The blood pressure as measured by the physician is the force of the outward thrust which the blood stream exerts on the walls of the arteries through which it is passing. In taking the measurement, lhe physician uses an instrument which jnits outside pressure against the artery. When this equals the pressure Inside the artery, he knows what the blood pressure is. When the heart contracts and squeezes blood into the artery the outward thrust pressure of the blood rises. When the heart relaxes between beats, the pressure in the arteries falls." The high point of the pressure is called "systolic," the low point "diastolic." There is always a difference between these two figures. Both the level of the systolic pressure and that of the diastolic. and the difference between the figures, may be of sfemficance to the examinining physician. The level of blood pressure, particularly the systolic, is influenced by a number of factor.-;, such as emotional disturbances, cold, exercise or excitement. All of these tend to increase the blood pressure. For these reasons it is common for the fcrst test of the blood pressure in a doctor's office to be high just because of the excitement of the visit. Quite often Ihe pressure may IK.' nor- ma 1 the next time. A blood pressure which remains constantly high is something to uatch. it can result from various kinds of heart disease or from a disease which ll/ckens the blood It also comes from decreased elasticity of the arlieries caused by deposits of fatty-like substances or calcium in the walls of these vessels. This is Ihe kind of high blood pressure which accompanies hardening of the arteries. Perhaps the most common type of Iv.gh blood pressure ii that for which no cause can be discovered and which U commonly known as "e»- sential hypertension." There are other kinds of hi?h blood pressure too, Ihe entire of winch can so'iirtime.s | je msco.er- ed and successfully treated. More i* being learned ab-^ut what influences the blood pressure Increasingly off« ; live treatment 1$ to be goe* oa. Hankerings Man Must Build A Better Can Opener •» HENRY MeLEMOU It is entirely possible, 1 have de- elded, that the richest nation in the world, the United States, might some day starve to death. If it does, full blame can be laid on the doorsteps of the packagers — those experts who are determined to put up food in containers which are next to impossible to open. The growth of unopenable, or near-unopenable, containers has been a rapid one. As recently as ten years ago a man could buy food with a reasonable expectation of getting at it. Within a decade, however, packagers have so developed in wile and know-how, that to buy a package today is lo risk having eventually to use it as a doorstop, or to take it to the nearest railroad track and ask an engineer to run over it for you.j For instance, take the packages stamped "Press Here." A better legend would be "Use Sledge Hammer Here,' 1 A recent survey (I made it myself, and it was county wide) showed that of 1,247 men, women and! hildren who attempted to open hese packages with pressure of he thumb, only three had suff cient strength to push in the littl ab. And of these three, two wer professional wrestlers and the oth :r an unemployed circus giant. To get at the contents, the othe ,244 had to place the carton o he floor and either kick it in o mash it with a hammer. One of the housewives in m urvey showed me a box of cerea hat had been on her pantry shel or seven months. "All the members of my family ave had a shot at opening it,' ie said, "but not even Tom, mj oldest boy, who plays tackle on tthe high school football team, 'able to break through th* Mere." Rivaling the Press ttef« packages for impenetrability w e r * those marked "Cut Along DotUd Line." "I wish 1 could buy shoes for my children that had soles as tough as the paper, or whatever It is, that goes into these containers," a father of five told me, 'We pride ourselves on th« sharpness of our knives,'' he said, "but only the ice pick will turn the trick, and even then it'« no job for a man in a hurry." The new Twist Off Jars ar« another problem, They are fine for zoo keeper*, who have an elephant handy to ' twost them off with its trunk, but the average man Isn't up to the job. Householders have long known' that opening an aspirin bottl« ii no job for anyone with a headache. The cap is only half the task. Aftsr it is off, the cotton wadding must be removed. This is a job that calls for claws, not fingers. reached these eminences yet i cannot testify. One was that at 60 the sense of smell begins to lose its acuteness. I know a lot of people 60 and more years old and among them was my late father who, at 67, could stand on a hilltop and say. "There's a smeech of burning coal somewhere around," and there always was, sometimes ss much as four miles away. He even could smell gold. He claim- ' c<! that gold ore in its native state had one odor and silver ore another. I once asked a gnarled old Mexican silver miner, just up from a deep shaft, if this WHS true. He said it was. He said the smell of silver ore in a mine was strong and unpleasant, whereas gold ore lying virgin in a vein had a pleasant odor. If this old man was a day he was 70, but he showed up at the mine every day and did his day's work. His older brother, who claimed to be 7!) and also was a miner, was reputed to be able to smell sold jewelry and tell its karat content. Whether 14 or, customary ' !1 Mexico, IS karat. I never tried it out on him and can't say if that was the truth. There are women of 75 who can smell guilt in a man tho instant he walks into a room. You watch them some time at a bis; gather- in?. Some glossy buck, filled with Ruilt but outwardly as innocent as a lamb, will stride in spreading good choer and hnppy tidings and, sure enough, some lean old lady off in a corner in a rocker will purse iicr mouth grimly and sniff disdainfully. Happens nil t.V lime. And now, let us hope that for another 90 days Kn^land and h"r medics will spare us any further phony yardsticks nn human be- h'lviorism and or rletcrioration. Item: Lots of doctors can be ridiculous. True. Bid For A Smile She was a chorui irir! tnd complained to her *chU. ln, , nMted to parties In swell like you are, Daisy? l get S? n u l you read to a dinner party She It's o mistake for o fellow to work so hard that his son won't iove the problems that made a man of his father. CNIA* FACT The first United States circus was presented by Ricketts in Philadelphia and New York City in the late 18th century. Among the spectators at som« »/ iti |> er f o rm a n c es wai George Washington. Many circuses crime into beiriK during the first part of the following century. They traveled in wagon?. The first circus to travel by train was P, T. Barnum's, starting in 1872. 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