*jrea 8 THE PAMPA DAfL/V NEWS" 51st TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 19.38 Year AS w« work along thru the daily national Cooperation Adminislrition routine of handling the immense, is planning to spend about $100.000 BETTER JOBS By n. v. tfcw,fcs State Socialism Starts Locally It scorns to me flint it is A logical tact that the grovvih of social- i:-m in (he s'ale and federal governments ortpinales in 1he local communilios. After p?ople be- lie.x'e in some fovm of state sooial- iam or collectivism or a planned economy in the loral. city, county anc ' '"' an ' s "' education, it is only nalliral for (hp S!ime "'^'osifs to spread out into the state and fed- era! legislation. When people believe locally that p PO p] 0 n)US ( for parks and . , , . . . ,. .,, , ... libraries and parking lots and desk, one item seems to stand out m cornier lion with a proposed null above everything else, and that is in that eountty And in the in-; schools Iliat they do not want to government waste. This time, the volved history of this case are the! use, it is only natural for them to exa.mple. of waste Is foreign aid. charges again of loosely • drawn: believe tint there should bo larg- which by its very nature is all specifications. : Now the usual retort of t h e i foreign aid defenders, when things. like this come to light, is that •~ i evervbodv makes mistakes. That is' unhappily true, but we suggest that 1 in wastft, It seems a .<sr>00.000 sawmill, paid for by you know whom and shipped to Iran three years ago, is still crated on a hillside there and apparently never will be used. Reason: It can't handle heavy teakwood log*. Who goofed? The foreign ()f . aid specialists xvho drew up the ' sloppy specifications in the first place. Then there are the three huge er units of stale socialism than local units of socialism. This growth of socialislic education was brought to my mind xviien I received a long distance telephone call a few months <n>o from foreign aid mistakes are .,, disease. Kor here is a situation' f'hie-ago fivm a representative of where men are giving away bil-j tlie Department of Stale wanting 'iiey. and | largely operating outside of anyj framework of financial or economic discipline. In .such circumstances i error becomes not so much Uie i Irrigation pumps ii Pakistan; they exception as almost the pattern. cost $830.000 and are Vored in So better administration, desir- woll ] fl i )e is Japan because the Pakistan govern. able as jt woll ] fl i )e is not likely ment has shown no inclination to to im p) . ove mutters greatly. Ton- build a pumphouae to put them in. s ,. p «.,, wnl ,|d ,|o well to apply a saw But Pakistan's attitude hardly ex- to Ia ,. gp h lln ks of the foreign aid cuses the foteign aid people who appropriations if it really wants to though!, up such a half-baked ,. ut down nn ?ll( , h rct .xies s c.xtravn- More sawmill trouble in Formosa, gance as sawmills that nobody The subcommittee said the Inter- uses. Away From. Incentives There seem to be two growing cialisl has overlooked the obvious feelings developing' simultaneous- truth. that incentives must be: ly in the m\tion. On the pai't of real and convincing to spur anyone! government officials in federal, to make maximum effort. And. stale and in local communities, with the government busking iii; the feeling is one of supreme op- luxury and expecting every busi-i timism. Almost without exception, nessman to increase, the govern-i government costs are rising, bucig- ment's share of his efforts, the fel-l et* are being hiked and new and low who does the work and pays : fancier folcbrols are being con- the bills is beginning to wear a : sidered and then put into vogue. jaundiced look. ] Governmental optimism, no- Here are a fw statistics to play •where more in evidence than in with: President Elsenhower's enormous j,, 1929, the worker's share of "economy" budgal of $77 billion, (ne national income amounted to seems to reside in the belief that a Chopping 6.^.5 percent of every lllHl dollar earned. Property owners, and i n , hiding stock holders, real es- '. ec ' tale holders, and all others, man- business is getting better, there are more taxpayers, that therefore nsw and enlat government, spending; is definitely in order. But on the other side of the picture, in "i? ranks of business nnrl iiidiicit •• itself, there is a prnwin? feeling of pessimism. Is It because business is not incrcas- In;, -tfmi the. recovery from the latest slump is not a fact? The pessimism doesn't seem to reside in these places. In general, most observers agree that business is facing 1 some pretty active yes-s with a general increase to be .lot- ed and handled in almost all lines of consumer and durable items. Then, why the pessimsim? , Business men may not at one of Freedom Newspapers to lake a .-journalistic student from some foreign country. I told them that xxe were not interested in that kind of a proiwil. : -.>n. i! xvfis a form of socialism, a "id xve didn't want any part of it. That rlirln't seem lo satisfy them, and a fcxv days ago I received a letter from the Department of Slat 0 a'z.'iin soliciting the Santa Ana noisier to take some young man into our or- giitii/.ation for a Gfl-day assignment. The letler said "the Department awards a gn'tit which provides Ms round-trip intfrnntion:)! travel, travel within the United Stales! and a maiHerianee allowance of SI" a day for '10-days of observation and Irax-el. The host npwspa- ' per provides the vii-itinc journalist an allowance of 511' a dav during his 60-day assignment." And your federal government, by xx-.-iv of t'l" department as stated above, gives him a round-" 1 ! 1 ) i :: ' 't from some foreign land and pays him S12 a day for -10 days of observation anri travel. Then they ti-y to dump a:i in?Np.-n-ien:'"d man onto some gullable newspaper with Ihe subterfuge that having this foreigner on on^'s slnff will make one's readers think the nexxspa- per knows what is going on throughout the icst of Ihe xxorld, xxhen the newspaper h.'s the complete staff of Ihe Assorted Press and Hi" United P«<s InieuiHtion- al gfiting news nil over the wvld. The denialnient offers .r>urn,"'li. ; !s from Argentina, Bra'il, India, Iran, I-'rael, Jamaica. Korea. Nigeria. Tui key .iiirl the Union of South Africa and the federal government xxill p:ty their xxay from aged to receive about 25 percent of the total. The government in all categories, lapped up 11.5 percent. In 1010. the beginning of the shift Inward pessimism in busi- miss circles can be noted. Work-, WHV () rf «; (>U ||, Africa or Argentina ers at that time were getting, an ,( j,j ve them a trip around Ihe about 65.2 percent of'the national i j,- ni >,\| S'.ates for -10 days. xvjih a income. But property owners: maintenance allowance of $12 a were getting a return of only about IS.2 percent. And the government's share bad gone up to 16.6 percent. Now, we see this situation. Of the national income workers get cnll govern-! xvith a! be able to put their finger on it; but in the main, they reveal a property rather gloomy outlook. How can It happen that in the midst of in- th property owners are the ones taU making the investments, doing the planning and the the ment gets 25.2 percent; the owners are left mere 11.t percent. But. be it remembered that creasing activity, a spirit of foreboding rob? the businessman of lr) S the risks, his sleep and causes him to won . der if the whole thing is worth- engineering and all the hiring. while after all- now - in a |)e "° a ° f JUHl " nrter ' The ™er lies in a word that >'-rs, the government and the socialists have nearly succeeded property owners have .-hanged in making unwholesome. That P>»^- The government is get- word is, incentive. Today's busi- tins about the same percentage nessman finds that the more he f'«m the property owners increases his efforts and the hard- property owners, er be works, ihe smaller percent" gexvise are the returns he can expect for himself According to socialist sophistry, this can't be. Isn't the businessman supposed to become over- Joyed when he realized how much "society" is profiting as a result left is that the ot, and they are the government of his efforts? Apparently, the so- CRACKS Contrary to popular belief, I've found most clergymen to have a sense of humor. And my mail seems to confirm it. A ncii.-: from a Methodist minister tells of Ivs having taught carols to the small fry in his Sunday school class diving the recent holidays. During the course of it. lie suggested that the youngsters u*e their crayons to draxv pictures of "Silent Night" as they visualized <i One little boy handed in a sketch Of a fat man standing beside a rnanzcr. he said, Virgin." Wi;en asked to explain. a ,> a j MSl "Oh, that's Round John with what <ed to get. Thus, worker's are becoming 'rtissTUiitled. but it is the property owners and not the government. who will have to deal xvith them. Government is noxv getting such a lion's share of everything that returns on interest axeraae ab ut 2.R percent: rr-Mirni on rentals in relation to investment corne to about 2.8 percent; returns in divi-' tnemls are right at 2(5 percent : . cru-poi -nt ion retained profits aie doxvn to about I.I pen-em: and pioiils in until' orporale I bu:-:- i nesses and small linns are dav-. n i to about 1.7 percent. The incentive for tiie prodiii-evs Is way down. The incentixe for (he looter.-* is way up. Hence, tlie txvo rliveier-nt emotions which presently grip our citix.ens. Perhaps all <if us are due the lesson so long delayed in coining. • Man xvill only produce because he experts to profit or because, if he does not produce, he will be pun-! ishcd. ' Thu free entet pi i.-e system relies on profit. The .socialist s\siorn relies on punishment. Our government i3 furthering the aims of socialism. It is altogether likely that i-ompuslion and vinlenci- day. Of course. Ihe telephone from Chicago to California xx-as paid by the taxpayers, too. and the do/ens and dozens of employes of the Slate Department who do- vole their time and energy on this farce of claiming it i> cie- ating goodxxill and education, arc also paid by the taxpayers. Arid then \\e xvonder xxhy the Stale Department th.it folloxvs this kind of "education" costs so mu:'li money. We xxonder \\-jiy the U. S. gox-ei n- ment xvill bax-e to borrow some S:? 0 00,()00,000 Ihis year to pay our bills. If xve really want to educate the icst o.' trie world, tlie bc-t way in tiin wurld is lo do i: by examijle. If xve want to promoif freedom ."rid free enterprise we'd better repeal the »ruiiu:iled tax and all .sji^nil pri\'i!e_:e laxxs and li-t rio.xn ihe tariff xxalls and ihe immi-'ialiiin r|U.il,.;x and let HII.X- on" \xiio xx arils to come over hen"' to kai'n huxv we do it, come <j>i'r lien- at tiieir ox n e.-.p-n.-e. Tin rl bum" and tell the i'. Id 5-1 it we VM ,<i C'liiie (.'> er 1 here t'niied St.-i'es t.,\- ,y lor li 1 .''-!! 1 ii i;: ; , 'd fur tlicin !u c\- Unitcd Sla-'-'S is a •ise Conn Irx. I hat m-isl of the cnn- lliCV CO'llll Ui'ill' re>l of the v.i i rc.dly pra.'i'c-n I!ut x\!i'--n iiie> ar.d h.'ixe t'.e it is );n-!'y h;. 1 IP!'in ho-v the h ix cr In b llaxt I. It cri|ci'!,uii'.'(i of ti'.e i;r ;md a lot of til-. ".'ot Ihe i<!''.'i be nii: •; i l:',l i.-ni n, ce v . ;t l ariiu.-ed, i -t l!i!n'-."i's H proic--- t'l.i! in l.-i.-; to t > i>e i!i -oiiio 1.1 liie -ll c..'-;'- -I- u.i '-1:11:. aie dif- Ihe pnidiicpis xvill be m- sliluted by the gove.- I'naeii 1 in Hie years jtist ahead unless a basic JACK MOKKITT'^h.-j^ge jn p,,;,, y occurs. YOUR FREEDOM NEWSPAPER I We believe Uiat freedom n a gift rrcm Goa and not 3 po!it:cal| troiu govemniexit. t'rectloja is noi license. It mu.it be consist-; cjii with Uie liuiiia expresseJ ui such great uwraJ guides, as lue rjulden jjtuie, U'ne Ten Commandments and Uie Declaration ot Independence. I This newspaper is dedicated to promoting gjirj preserving YOUK as vvfell ais our own. fc'ur only when mail is free to coutxul gJMl aU ne produces, can be develop 10 ins utniosl capabilities. su)'* 'at &fll ••». I". 'JO pi-r l:> in i.l i. .'i l<-i . .-:ir in li l.iil i Ij^'l.l;^ t..JI>t. i'/i'c !vt all.glc SUBSCHIPTION RATES Iy CARRIKK In Pyinpj, ':«•• |in ,,i-.-l. I'.n'l in aa. llii <«".5M pi-i '. iii'iulli,-. >l • <'•" p«-r >• ^ V.U«itf- |I>aiU I>vi ynjll i'iil~i<lc I'ci^ii ll , b c#litn. Nu fli^U ..i.!••(•» a .r S ,-i..-d C. I n> b) 'ho J^diiij «ji.» MU <-:'.•:'J i xx Mid b.-- atne rd ana never All Hie bo.'ks of ine xx ax'i'ilable to men to i;e| fei-fii! ideas of rlii!-?i'ci,t i'oa.;!i es. And it X 1 , ill lie i I'iiieiii.'.fi i-.-J ili'd |-.rnanuc| K'OH. '.\ ho xxas a clu-p rca-:.'>ner, n'X ''I' >xas 17 mil.s Hum his i-.'une in (i"iTi!anx-. urid if \oii do not tliin'." be xx.is a close rca.-,iii- cr. i-.•• d his xx ji ks. lie xxas an i--;ic:-i.'illy close r-c.-i-'.orii'i- \\iiio it Cii!i\e to liuiii'in lelati ins and e'ii.cs. And that's xxii.it tile xxoild ii cj;. :il^ !o:'. a bi-tici- mi.!", 1 .'.'.';d- 1112; of the Cj"-ibn Rule and ihe l)ei.-a'ii'V,e am.l the ideologies ;is !-"( forth in the rseel-ij-nhon uf In- (lo-ienticnce. Bll! this student li-:iiis- f'T is a ci:-nip'cte i.l«:r.:al of tiie idf-u! laic's of liicse ^''t'^t i»oi;U The Icti'-r is .sign'.'d In H. R'-'<1 B.i.i, Li ii el'. i''-iv : .:;n .Spcciai:.-ls Hr.i'i li, Inlc: n-dio.'i, i i'.'i :ca;.fir, d K.\i.i: i!.•;'.• Sr-i'X'ice. In rc|>'. v-e are rrira'-stcd lo le'r.'r to "IKS'. Jt mi^lit be a S >od idra tij .st'iid Ui' rn a ci..i[i.-- of Ihis m !!>•!<-. V'-.-.. .so-: di.-.in be-;i!i.^ a I li'iiiic and Kuiei'Js to tiie MUM and iln-ti to liie iiaiioii an I in-n in tj'-U'-r i.ii'l lir- l,.-,i:i,-- out ..[" witr i..MI r., .-•-. h,.-. .',: . ,: I; ; i I J"lil (••:' li! )li- iM.ll .,[ \..t "Gun-" Will Travel AftMIC WltH NOSV ROAMING OUR HIGHWAYS. He could kill yoa and your" fanr.lly ORDINARY LOO KING - N\ErA8ER OF VOUR. OWN Looking Sideways Robert Allen Reports: Nuclear Tests May Be Resumed This Year WASHINGTON -- The three for ships in order to make Ihei j armed services want to resume most effective use of atomic weap-' jtcsting nuclear weapons this year ons. i previous tests we have ! lethaT ranges against i and safe delivery .at the Nevada and South Pacific "From proving grounds. : data on The Joint Chiefs of Staff have sujbmarine.s approved this unanimous proposal, ranges for aircraft," said Burke. Their recommendation is now "But we do not have adequate I pending before Defense Secretary dnla to determine with accuracy JMeKlroy for submission to the Na- the safe minimum delivery ranges i tional Security Council. | The top policy agency will con- isider 'his thorny question following- President Kisenhower's return from his visit to Mexico. I The Security Council's delibera- jtions will include the views of the State Department and Atomic En- je rg y Commission. Authorities weapons of doubtful or 1 greatly 'credit them with differing on the nexv atomi I military's request ; tests this year. ! Tiie State Department is deem- led n gainst it. A majority of the 'Atomic. Commissioner's is in •of it. j The Navy particularly Is urging j further tests. They are held pressingly essen- for ships in order to make the' most effective use of these weap-. ons. | "It is not generally known, but! certain nuclear material has a ; short. Mfe and such weapons de- i leriorate. They have to be replac-j ed, or wf will have on our hands re-, duced effectiveness. Such weapons ha\-<? to be tested. That's the only way it's possible to determine their 1 potency." : Senator Hubert Humphrey (D.. favor M" 111 - 1 ' chairman, asked if U.S. defenses xvould be seriously affected by suspension of atomic tests "for many additional months." ' "It definitely would be.'' replied [nexv depth charge; Hi an atomic [depth-shell that can be fired from !a rolativfly small caliber g'Un. | The Army is impatient to test a 1 number of small tactical nuclear !vx-eapon.s that will greatly increase i the fire power of its nexv Pentom- :ic combat units. j New type. 1 ; of warheads for the 'tial for three reasons: in Improv- 1 -Burke. "Kor example: We now ipd nuclear warheads for POLAR- > i;ive a filirl .V satisfactory warhead ,IS Ihe Intermediate range ballis- for the POLARIS. Rut if tests are Hie missile that is being developer! continued, we can definitely get a ifor submarines; (2i a powerful warhead weighing the. same but two or three times more powerful. The same thing applies to oilier nuclear xveapons, particularly small ones. "The only way you can develop better- and more poxverful atomic weapons is by testing- them. If you don't have tests, you don't knoxv whether you have accom- THOU. ATLAS. TITAN' and other plished anything or not." missiles and rockets lop the list of tests being sought by the Air FALLOUT The Atomic En- Force. Certain of these tests would ergy Commission is now producing a record amount of I'-2:-!."> for nuclear weapons. The total of this peak output is highly secret, bill authoritative- estimates put it at more than 10i> tons a year- sufficient to make more than 20,000 A-l"onihH of the .sixe dropped on Hiroshima . . . Russia's alomie Ice-breaker LENIN, largest in the world, is short! 1 , 1 to undeigo sea tiial. The giant ice-breaker is noxv having.dock tests at Lfiiingtad. I >isplncin i 'f 16.DIM tons and with an overall length of C'.fi.fi feet, the LKiN'IN i.-i ooweicd by txvo atomic reactors with a thi I'd in reserxe . . I'leinoi ratic leaders of Ihe Joint Atomic Committee h a x- e a;i-eeil to add .< 15 Ouli.ftOI to Iho Sl.'ii).000.0(10 m t h e Pi'c.-iidi'iH's budget tor i ftilinu-'d devidojiiiienl of an a!oiinc-|ioweicrl plane K:\- [teits have toM tlie f'omm.t.lee that fie additional funds xvill speed up wo! i< on ibis lonsj-psnd:ng )iioji-it by upxvai-ds of IS months. BLUNT WARNINC Pre:sident Eis-Mihox'.el' will definitely veto tlie Democrats' housing; and airport bills e'-,ccedi!ig bis recommendations bx 1 hundreds of millions of dollars, unless they are sharply trimmed down. That's xviiiit I). 1 ' P.iiX'mond Saul nii'f. iif ad of the Pi esidi.'iit's Council of Kcdi-oitiii 1 Advisois. is pri-' vately telling cungivd.siun.il lead- errf. "The Pic.sidfiit is mo.--! serious about hoMinjj- the sp^endinj; line on tins le'r.'.slation," Saulmer is say- mp. "He won't i,,-.-iiiate to ii-t> Ihe \f\rt if tup nr.iu.-Mig an,! aii|'Oi-t i'ill thai Cun^ivss pa.-'.-;en do not •eel his \-;ev,-s. He j.< i oii\'ini-ed j be m o'i'er space. : The Atomic Commission is preparing a "policy paper-" on i t s position on the resumptiion of mi- Hear tests. It will be submitted to the Security Council. The Stale Deparinient contends action on nexv atomic te.-u.s should be held in abevance until the con- ciusiuii (if the tortuous negotiations now in fungi ess with Russia on tins issue in r;enft\-a Ot'n-'i- xx ise. it is argued, there would be no hoji,- of i (jinuig !• !eims with Snx:!- 1 mi a test, ban and in- liOll SV i'"l!l enti-'l'-ri oificials letoit Hint the 1J0|ia,! irient's staral mea'is ry off any likelihood of mi- if.si.s I,us '.ear sliould t h e ' c 1 .',! (loirx'a dflihi'i ations ir|i xx'h'i h ihpy repeMcdly F'e Stat pt..ti-.' b! ,\x up si-em about Tile III!.:',! aiound .-,\ j./c|ia: atni'is Ic le-'l.- !(>:d niontii.s !.-, r \r.'^ on tjieii to do. i.".v point out it takes mont'is to ( om'i!e;p lor a sc . it's of a ! om • ai'olher tin p-r' or mm e 'indui t them, depend- number and nature l'n!-'-s pi ejiiirHtion.*! aie SIK n. il \\ill not be possible l before test.- tins xt-ar \\. j 'itliei sets in. l-'nr this reason the armed ii-t-.f a.e vi'-.-iirotisly advoi-itm )iiom|.t infasii! es be t seme mil !• n 1 le^tirij at'Hisi.-t fie | o.-isibility hold lement ken a-s, a that serv- K that ti re- hedge t h e r;ei:cxa di.-ii u.-.sions will end in la i lui 'Tils 1 : MAW TALKS Adi-mi-*! Ailei.Uli BiuUe Chief of Naval Operations. piesented the NHX'.V'S \':ev. s at a piivate mee'i.",^ of tlie St-nalit Koieign Relations Subcommittee on Dis-'ai'marnent. ; Tee "siioit life" of certain type.-of nucl.-ai xveapons pai ticulai Ix in-'kes new te.-l.s neiessaiy. Burke : ..;i , ... ;-..'s. Anoint-! 1 x'ltal facto!' !.« ft? NF.W YORK - CUFF NOTES: In ca^e anyone has been looking for a horse, I think I know where one is, although in truth this one is a dog ... A friend who has been absent from our .shores for wine months returned from Ireland the oilier night and he telephoned from the airport to say that his wife would not be homo until the next noon and could he pass the night at. our house . . . \Ve all said sure and meant it and be added: "I've got a young dog xxith me, but he won't bother anyone," so we told him to bring the pup along, and he did . . . It turned out to be an It-month- old Ir-ish wolfhound and if you ever have seen one of these shaggy monsters with wild eyes and a baleful look you know that they are only slightly smaller than a dinosaur . . .They got to the hou-e. about midnight, in a taxi, and DermoU was Ihe first one in foe door ... 11 was like a Sherman lank with a fur coal on il . . . The Siamese cat vaulted over the dog's frame and out '.nto the night, vanishing until morning . . . The Persian cat streaked under a low-cut sola and Ihe Puli, just as f-'hrtggy as liie guest but two- thirds smaller, merely walked out xxith dignity and finality. . . Dermot: lapped his way through a quart of milk, three cans of dog food and a package of soda crackers as though inhaling them and then went to sleep in ihe upper hall... It was like having a horse out there . . . His breathing was noisy, when he turned in his sleep xve thought the house was slipping off its foundations.. I don't knoxv what wolves think of Irish wolfhounds when they see one. but cats, other dogs and people tend lo have hysterics... They have tongues the size of a bathiruil, heads like barrels and bodies like lions, ..Their paws are roughly the si/e of a boxing glove ...Hut they are as gentle, sensitive and affectionate as kittens... I knoxv: IJermott tired to get into my lap One of my girl txx'ins has been liavinij a bit of boy 'rouble lately: a persistent fellow who doesn't rocoimi/e rebuff and rejection and he has been making a pest of him>elf at school and on Ihe telephone . . , She borroxv- ori Deciii'itl to take to school xxith her, on a leash, and \xhen she saw ihe stubborn sxvain she pointed Dermolt at him, whispering husk'.ly: "Remember him. Dor- moll. If he moves a muscle, get him!" . . . The boy fled school and has not telephoned or returned lo classes since. A few weeks ago I mentioned a wonderful Western primitive John Chapman and I had run into in a saloon in Mo.jave, the desert lown in California, and because the saloon xx as in ashes ne.xt lime around xxe assumed (he paint'ng xx as. too . . . Not so. says a master sergeant of our armed forces \xho.-o eonsidr rale note came along the other' d iy . . . The note xvent lo the do iners inside a coal pockel and is noxv a dissolved mess in same, su tint I can't :i^o his name prop-'-riy to thank him . . . Hut h' 1 says it is in another saloon in Mojaxv. was not ex en scorched and still .scares thi? da.vligo's out of 'm-ipienl drunks . . . They lake one look at Ihe parched, dying man around whom an army of frightening bugs, snakes, xxasps, spKii-rs and iiixcnl- ed horrors is clusiriL 1 m and fmili- x\ith lake Ihe pledge ... He relates that the lr.i.;c. amateur but piAveriul p.aiilliiig is lh" grealcsl nVlen cut to ili'.nk lie Un-ixvs s.nie pai al'ielixdc xx .is 'M'. ''ill "•;!. Kathleen Cai.icll, a Ilritish ac- ti-'-s of .'idx'anci d intellect. u-is other ni.'ht and xxe !• '.\ t-i I ilk- ing about "Uei'iu.ciii !• ,ir .1 ." '.in the William Ka'.llkne; 1 p: iv in which r.uih Ford i- s-.» linll-anl ... M'.ss Cordell. xxiin IMS read excr.x thai:; from IJeo.uilf to Th-mi- as VYnlfe, con!,-•;M u xxilh >..i:ue re- luct,iiu-e l.iat .-hi 1 DI'\ "i 1 o.ice had been able lo coniplei" rcad.ng a Kau.l.ner book ... "I kinnv th.s jn ii.e-. me liie doll u( ;-:ll time." s:.--' :- aid, "ij.it 1 lee! I a.n Ir.iji- jii-'d in a sxxarnp of s>,i;.i\. Mr. Faulkner takes a loi<;:. nmnin.i; lime at oiii' ol his cdc',! ,-ilcd mi- rading sentences and I <;ol Ins! fl'i'.iut half xxay l|]ioii,;h. Lost and le \d. I coiinled a Mntc-'i • nacc that xx as ">'•• pr-illi-d |ia,;cs — I think it xx as iii 'i.i-'ii: in Aii'u-l' •— ji.'i.l deei-ie i h.df-'.x-tx 1 t.'U'o'.igh liiat lli.s xx a: a I." :a iati.ii cvv VM' in incouiiii'.'tion but not my slice o! l.iCi.iry cako.'' . . . You til nk Jicli es.-.cs are \a -tlulis dopi-s. xxilil Hankerings Baby Doctors Shouldn't Have Telephones Around! By ItENttV MG'LEMORfi Tlie next lime the House and Senate meet In joint session T am. i going to propose a hill which would make it illegal for pediatricians to ' have telephones. j This would end. once and for tail, one of Hie mnjov sources o( | disagreement between the two i parties who share joint ownership jot a baby. A mother never wants to call the family pediatrician. She considers it unlawful, sinful, or both. A father, the most sensible Jmo.mbpr of the partnership as a irule, wants to call the pedintri- Irian every time the bnby is not j licking- exactly sixty seconds to j the minute, and sees no reason j\vhy lie shouldn't. If bahy doctors had no phones, and were reachable only by flog sled, carrier pigeon or smoke signal, it would put a stop to moth- The Doctor Says: by EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D, There are a lot of superstitions about birthmarks. Even today, in xvoat is coivitli-iTd an enlightened age, many people seem to believe that birthmarks come because of some incident or ex'ent occurring lo the mother while carrying her child. The notion still persists that if a baby is born xxith a straxvbeiry mark, the mother either ate a lot of .strawberries during pregnancy or shoxven an uncontrollable desire for them. Quite often Ihe appearance? of a birthmark is blamed on some dreadful experience of the mother during pregnancy. There is no scientific evidence to support such beliefs. OIK- kind of binhmark is Knoxvn as the pigmented. or hairy mole. On Ihis subject a mother has recently written about her 15-year- old daughter. Tiie r ;irl has a dark brown binhmark \viih hair on it under her left eye, the mother says. About a year ago a small pimple appeared on the binhmark, xxhich has groxvn some since but not for Ihe past six months. In a situation such as this a specialist should certainly be con- suited and the mole watcher! with great care. Some of those are be I left alone and others treated. I believe that when treatment is indicated, removal by .surgery is now commonly preferred lo the electric needle. Other birthmarks are made up of a mass of liny blood vessels in Ihe skin. Often they are level xxitli the surl.-.ee of the skin but have a dark purplish color xxhich gives them the name of "port xx-ine" mark. llii'ilimarks also may consist ol blood vessels raised above the skin lex el which are sof 1 find spongy. These are called ' -traxv- berry" marks. Such m;\rl;s may nnpear jin.x \\lierp but are par- licul.-ii'ly common around ihe lips or !oni_'.HO. Another common variety of bii'ihniark made up of h! iod vessels is irregularly shaped and ii brain of hm 1 I'/'odle-ixuxor'.' If the next column .sou see from this reporter is from .\lil\x.liikee, \Visi-on>in. don't be asiouivKxl . . . It's nut M( M'''> t-''i.v or Nl.:n!jtll or the H'-l'-van Con.40 or T'hnarlte- pec or Chiciien-lt/a, but U s in- era' calling fathers crazy and inconsiderate, and fathers' calling mothers callous and great bi;r know-it-alls. It is amazing, I have found, how having a baby of her own will turn a woman into a know-it-all, especially about medicine. Any timidity or uncertainly she may have liad during the first two or three weeks the baby Is at home disappears In a hurry. By the time the baby is. say, seven months old (the age of ours I, the new mother needs only a stethoscope and a measuring tape to set up shop -- in her own mind, that is. I have always beard that it was very trying to be the wife of r, doctor. T don't know about thai, and never will, but T surely can tell you how it feels to be the husband of a woman who THINKS she is a doctor. Take the last two or three days, during svhirh Megan had a tiny rash on the back of her neck. It was obvious to me, as it would have been to any father, that the child was coming 1 down with measles, mumps, diptheria, or for all a layman could tell, beriberi. I would have had Dr. Skinner on the phone hourly, from the second the first rash popped out, but Mary diagnosed it and said, "It's nothing. A Hltle heat rash. And she hasn't any fever." Cross-examination brought out that she hadn't taken Megan's temperature. "I can tell," she said, as confidently as if she were Dr. Osier. How could she tell? When' "riid the gift of thermomelerhood decend upon her; I could have shaken her as if she had been a thermometer! When (tie rash went away Mary didn't say anything about it, aivl neither did J. but bow is a fatln to kr.ow that his baby will be a •• lucky the next lime, and be abl. to throw off a dread "something 1 .so easily? As a matter of fact, T did cat Dr. Skinner, and he didn't ma!-. me feel any better by saying ]v tiptter let him talk to my wif-- Then they had a nice little chat. and the only way I know I war mentioned at ail was becansr Mary said. "I tried to get him not to. but he is always like that Panics." Panics, my foot! Natural, nor _ mal worry I call it. siightly raised. This goes under the name of "spider nevus" because the blood vessel* at the center look like the body of a spider, while the smaller ones passing ouuvard resemble the legs. What treatment should be used fur a birthmark? The answer to this question depends on the location, the si/e and the kind. Some can be removed c. 1 i.i-iig electric carbon radium, agents. Il is not alvvays wise to try to remove or fade a birthmark, even when it is located on a conspicuous part of the body like the f.,".'. K-.pfTi advice should always be obtained. S >me will fade of themselves as the voungstcrs get older Si.nie < annot lie rflectively Ii rated uiihoul loo much risk. And sonif are not important enough in si'e or location to jus- I iv i''.o i,.,uole and expense of Ireatnienl. by local treatment, ins'.n '.'_( -i > ', various types of fiulory. free/ing with dioxide .snow, X- rnjs or or certain chemical - ran \\in on i-ui-ii a test. HII . epared to meet it htad-un.' 1 ia KVI.ViJ ADJOfP.N'MKNT.S "s.-ife miiiiinum di'livc-iy range., lurnnu-nt of Ad liurt- vou.usep TO TH/fSJK I WAS AN AAJSEL / is Ihe iinamioinircd plan of : lions'.- fjvmoi ial'.. leaders. That's' tile word hem;; pa.s.si-il to committee cbatrmi'ii by I'einoeiatic , floor Leader John ,Mi-('ormack, J Mass. He has sent them a mem-! omnfliiin uigmg ihey speed up consideration of major lejji.slat.oii ".so xve can xvmd up by tin; middle of Julv, and earlier if ; i.-sirK. ' . . , t'ivil ng'U.-t leyi.^iatu 'i xv.i) be taken up fa.'t in the HOUM- Jiep- icsentatixe Krnamiel CVIier lU, |N V.i. chairman of trie Hou.se ) Judiciary t Vim mitt ee. will open ! hearings on lliis legislation Maiih i 4. (.'filer'* inni is to repuM out a 1. The .Sen.it t- .Iridii • • . ix ) l.vi:-, dealings i-i- piil '.I Ma,, n. . . ;b:i! r,v i in rv < '"i . pl.'lltf .-.!. llllill HlK 'i'r.e I.••'.•. ili In.-.! .-111-lit .d Hi '"i Screen Star AtKOSS 1 Si ITCH star, Cil.-.'in 5 Ho lias co-' tarred v.'itn Hcrtin 8 He i:s a — - ;,c-rf.onner n A.-sevcrat* lo Cuv in In.; .\rthi-r;..:ids H Toward tin; shc-iuaa' i iijtf 55 .SuiTL-ndir 16 l';i(-0'ii:ed 17 (iiinlu'.-',; cntch IB Pi:r. s li.jjt tu .Ml Sh<i|) i'.l Klccicd 25 SlMpors 30 Pronoun 31 fcxist 32 Rita Hayxvorth o! his co-stars 33 Hail! 3-J '((-.--idciice ialj.) 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