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Cars From All States Parade Through Carroll Standing even for a few minutes at almost any time of the day on Sixth street In Carroll one will notice carloads of vacationers and tourists from almost every state in- the nation. For Sixth street is U.S. Highway No. 30, or the Lincoln Highway. The Lincoln Highway is one of the best known transcontinental motor routes. And any traffic originating between the two great mountain ranges will inevitably head for U.S. No. 30 if going for substantial distances either east or west. , With such a traffic load, partic ularly during the summer vacation season, it is small wonder that many motor vehicle accidents occur along U.S. No. 30 as it crosses Iowa. Sometimes it would selm that the number* of mishaps is excessively large. I'. also seems that many, many times out - of - state cars are involved in these accidents. True enough, U. S. Highway No. 30 as it crosses Iowa leaves much I Timet Herald, Carroll, Iowa Tuttday, July 16, 1957 This brings to mind a need for some uniformity in the traffic regulations of all states. It 'likewise points up the altogether sound principle of constructing "new transcontinental highways to federal specifications, thus qrovid ing for additional uniform safety measures. Considerable time will be required, of course, before really extensive uniformity In either matter can be established from coast to coast, but it is a most worthwhile objective. In this day of high powered automobiles and turnpike routes, tourists can easily enough cross two, three' or .more states in a' single day's ^riv ing. Even a week's vacation can allow extensive coverage of ihahy states. And as mpre and more cars, from more and more states take to the highways for vacation trips it is no more than reasonable for drivers to expect somewhat conforming conditions as to rules "IThink He's Taking Advantage of Us" to be desired in the matter of safe I and regulations as well as highway construction at many points. This 1 construction to exist in all states diminishing deficiency however is being rectified as rapidly as possible by the Iowa Highway Commission, long alert to the problem" and anxious to make all major Thoughts And I will make them and the places round about my hill a .. , , t .. . . . , blessing; and I will cause the highways in this state as safe as| shower t0 come down , n his sea . possible from the standpoint of; son; there shall be 'showers of engineering and construction. But accidents continue too frequently even on the best parts of U.S. No. 30, and more often than not, so it seems, cars from states other than Iowa are involved. blessing.—Ezekiel 34:26. * Then let the sunshine of thy gladness rest On the dark edges of each.cloud that lies Back in thy brother's eyes. — A. E. Hamilton. Costs Go Up But Building Goes on For Congressmen Words Changed In Era Of Profitless Prosperity By SAM DAWSON I Remember when "business cy- NEW YORK * - Businessmen I cle" meant boom and bust? Those A^'t „»,.,„„« »v,» .„„..,]« >L .„ „ 00 words make the squeamish dont change the words they use )squlrm todjjy Now ^ ^ay "ad- quite as fast as teen-agers. Butj j ustme nt" if it's our business, and _L - . Li ,1 . » • - * « ' change them they do. And an old timer is lost today if he isn't hep David Boles Is Attending Radio And TV School (Ttm<« Rprald N>w» Service) SCRANTON - Mr. and Mrs. David Boles are now located in Des Plaines. 111., Trailer Court, Inc., Box 129. Deer Park. Mr. Boles is attending Radio and Television school in Chicago. Mrs. Boles is the former Patty Plesh ek. The Study Group met Wednes- 1 politics call for high output and maybe "rolling readjustment" If it's the other fellow's. Once we talked only of "supply and demand" as setting the price of goods and the price of labor. Now the economists, especially the political ones, talk about "administered prices" set by management regardless of supply and demand, and of "administered wages" as contracted for without regard for the productivity of the labor or for the demand for the products to be made. Or the discipl" of semantics speaks of "managed economy," where, domestic or international but those mentioned are the mostj Rjh|@ Comment common. I ^ c Sometimes after the acute stage a chronic phase develops. This is a progressive condition and the outlook is not good Unfortunately, ho serum or drug has yet beeni Bible Enshrines Israel's Heroes day at the" hom<> "of Mrs, Everett j h »R h * P rices for commodities for Hawn with 17 members present, j which the demand may be meager Mrs. Kenneth Juergens assisted; and falling. the hostess. Mrs B. E. Friend; Once upon a time people got had the devotions and Mrs. Bob! cold feet and stock prices skidded. Oxenford gave the lesson from the j But the market analyst today book, "Missions U.S.A." | often calls this a "technical cor- Grace Cain of DPS Moines is rection," or even "preparing the visiting at the diet Christian : base for a new rise." home, She also visited with Mrs.! People now living can remem- Irene Garner of California who; ber when Americans weren 't dis- has been spending some time at turbed by hearing their way of i r i C hts to Drivarv thonsht anrt ac. the Chet Christian home. j life called "capitalism." But right I Xtion. Mr. and Mrs. .Joe Pleshek were, after the war all the better orators 1 in Mankatn, Minn., Friday. | in business dropped that phrase M» *~A p,»i n,'„.„- and took up "free enterprise" in- Mr. and Mrs. Carl Brown «">d, rteadt 0 f late the more fashionable Red-Hunting Phase Halted By Tribunal By JAMES MARLOW Associated Press News Aaafcrat WASHINGTON tm-Thi eri of free-wheeling congressional. fin* vestigations of communism ap* parently is at an end. Twice in this century, each time after a world war. this country has gone through an emotional Red-hunting phase. The first petered out. The second was slowing down and the court* put • further brake on It. Atty. Oen. A. Mitchell Palmer led the Red raids after World War I, when this country was worried about the spread of communism. That was also a period of anti-Negro, anti Jewish, anti-Roman Catholic feeling. Public Support Congressional committees resumed the Red hunting on a big scale after World War II. They got public support, and added impetus through their disclosures that Communits, past or present or suspected, had gotten into the government. The committees became increasingly free-wheeling: in the ground they covered, the questions they asked, and in their disregard for individuals and their The Red-hunting began to recede after the Senate condemned some actions of the late Sen. Mc- daughter. Jeannie. of Rock I.. - - 1 ^ e * B u ^° Carthy (R-Wis> although^ spe- lanri 111 rnllpri nt thp .lpeep Hnnn lel 1,1 111 ule e *«-Luuve suites is ... „ ,, _ . ... *". land. 111., called at the Jesse Hupp , , , • , „ home and were dinner guests at j people s ca P'taltsm. the Albert Anderson home. Mr. Maybe your father chewed his Brown lived with the Jesse Hupps! Pencil figuring out his "profit and for seven years and attended j loss " statement. Your son talks Scranton school. I about a "cost-price squeeze on the Mr. and Mrs. Wavne Britt of profit mar S» n " a " d "product cost Eugene. Ore., were S u n d a y! account,n S' guests at the Albert Plum home, j A "net loss" used to be a real . jThey also visited other relatives j tragedy which you tried to hide By WILLIAM E. GILROY, D.D. | But I digress. I set out to re - ., Every ifation and people have 1 mark upon how fortunate and| and friends for a week. ; from your wife as long as you discovered to combat encephalitis.: their heroes. Often they are leg- blessed the Jews have heen in Charlotte Kemp and Lynn Tag- ^ ouldi or llntil the nei 8 hbors told endary figures with faint emerg- 1 the matter of racial, national, and ! gart gave a dancing party at the i her - Now il may help on next A somewhat similar situation By PETER EDSON NEA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON - (NEA) - A touchy subject on Capitol Hill these days is the matter of 150 million dollars, more or less, which is being spent on new office -,u 1L "»J!"" . suuai ""; ence into history, like King Arth-' religious heroes. Their heroes are exists wi h the other forms on and his Round Tab , e knj hts of ensnrined in the Bibk the wor , d - s brain inflammation, although in j andent Brjtain best sd]er jn fln of besl . seI1 . some of them complete recover* Jn , ater arrivals on the nistoric ing books l My .., he Bjblefor can take place. scene, such as the United States the heroes of Israel are not all in Horses also contract at least two, and Canada, a formidable array ] the Old Testament; the heroes of ———— • i forms of encephalitis (Western and of heroes marks four centuries the New Testament were also desks and files and bookcases for! Eastern>. Certain kinds of mosqui-And special distinction at present; Jews. secretaries. And the cost of all: toes carry the virus: infection from is accorded the heroes of Ply- 1 Outstanding was Abraham, pio- these animals to human beings. In, mouth as the Mayflower II is pre-lneer of faith and glorified emi- the type of disease spread by, pared for a permanent place on grant; Moses, the lawgiver and horses, the aim is to destroy all'the Plymouth waterfront of today, liberator; Joseph, incomparable . L _ _. : _u, •-- 'in New leader; Joshua and Caleb, in- this is unknown What is known is the cost of the sites and buildings. The new Senate Office Building tne mosquitoes which might be- after a prior showing No. 2 was authorized in 194S at a I come infected from the horses and York. Albert Plum homr Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Al Rush and family of Iowa Falls and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Nicholson and family of Yale brought a picnic supper to the home of Mr and Mrs. Ray Nicholson Sunday and celebrated Ray Nicholson's birthday. year's taxes (or last year's) or even make you look so glamorous someone will buy your business. All very wonderful in this age of "profitless prosperity." Mrs. Hoffman of Los Angeles Is a Guests at Westside , .... , - - . „. „_„ 110. 1 was auuiunzeu in isfio ai ai~ ~ domitable men of courage when buildings for senators and repre-, cost of M miUion do n, ars Nothing to Protect people living in the vi- This building and sailing of others held back in fear; Nehemi- sentatives. ; was done about jt durjng , he Ko . ; cinity from bites by these insects.! Mayflower II is a laudable enter- ah, soldier and builder in a na- After making so much no 's e rean war emergency . when con-! All forms of encephalitis are prise - but one wonders just how tional crisis; these especially, A fJhlnh^J* 1 71 R wLn do 1 ' struction was be S un two yea" i caused bv viruses which are tiny much '* ha * to do with that band j though David and Solomon shine S hlrt^f Ln'ZVn out ! the cost had shot up t0 M i Hving bodies too small to see f 102 souls who voyaged and in a different way. lar budget, the congressmen put, mmjon doUars und{ £ the ordinarv microscope landed in a different way. 1 There were the women, too, ThSr TreaTed the 8 atmo* ! This building wiU house 40 sena- 1 These viruses have "not yet been 1 Only half of the original Pil- i like Deborah (Israeli's foreign uaQWS MQ ^ ot , tn< st . spot. They created me atmos , ri * itt whun thU 1 well classified thoueh most of S rims survived the first winter, minister today is a woman i; the, b-ansas. Montana. New Harap-, Pv »Lii ,=i » B H n. «i.mJrf phere for economy ,n all thmgs. , tors ^and 12 committees. When th« , ^ class,f^. though^ most ^of ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ | ^ and the no .j shire_ and Wa -htagt^Utah uses; ^ What step toward democ with Clara Brown f nd Mrs. Louie No not one went back' Jewish historv and sieni'firanl in racy was recently taken in the, Schuman as hostesses. Guests no. noi one weni oacK. jewisn nisiory, ana signiucant in ' . _ ., >. _ i were Mrs. Leroy Schuman, Mrs the ancestry of Jesus of Nazar- country oi ^miopia. i u ,„„ ci i-_ »*!— (H...1..1. Q — In what states is hanging still used as a penalty for murder? A — Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, (Ttmra Herald N«w» Service) WESTSIDE — Mrs. L. C Hoffman of Los Angeles, Calif., is visiting in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Gottsch. P. W. Schoenjahn returned to his home from the Manning Memorial Hospital where he was a surgical patient for two weeks. Ladies Aid Society of- the St. cn-eat and small : building is opened next January,, -, ~ r . , - • - , x. u Sen Paul Douslas <D-tll ) even I there will be the job of recondi- \ methods or grown outside the they had a chance to return to the ble Moabitess Ruth, not a Jewess,;^™* or shooting. Jsen. i-aui uougias u m. il ^ — (living body. England whence they had come, but with so intimate a place ' " ™ u —' " carried this so far that he made j tioning the old Senate Office a speech in protest against the j Building No. 1. Its 96 three and $38,000 spent: for redecorating the] four-room suites will be converted _ _ offices of a new assistant secre-; mo^ 56 five-room suites and com-! Eastern jne ent . ephalitis , Jap- % he v were buildine better! tary of interior and his two assist-1 mittee rooms. No estimates yet on 1 anege " B ence ^ hal j tiSi S t V ' d, " g better ants on fish and wildlife. 1 what this will cost At present they carry such. Those pu grims were spiritual! the ancestry strange names as Western and heroes , Pilgrims of faith and free- < eth than they realized in this new great prophets, who were more But this a fishfood and birdseed 1 Then, to provide for future; Kan Louis type encephalitis, Austra- worldi but their s i gn if icance was than Jews with their vision of na- : 3.000-year history , A - A parliamentary election is Schroeder. Miss Charlotte Above all as I see it were the *° * ake P 1 * 5 " this year. It will be ; Ande " e and Mrs. Emma Campit. were the ^ ^ Ethiopia . s: bell. The president, Mrs. Art Elias presided. In two weeks Mrs. Mary . L 1U . t . . • , ,-- disease and Russian spring-i spiritua i ", Jj 0 ™ "brmehV^oBeVheV'Tn oeace i Q — How did the Rosetta stone Wilken will be hosteSs. whencompared to the new Jay- growth, tlw senators w ? nt to buy; s u m m> r encephalitis. Possibly \ is doubtfo , in all the present; (see Isaiah ?i. and many £! receive its name' I Wednesday afternoon Mrs. Al- outs for the congressmen - five-; a block and a half of adjacent j SO me of these may be caused by ba V lvhoo h0 w inch of that «nirit room suites for senators, three • property. The half block which | the same virus, hut research work •y noo .. now mucn 01 ' na ' spint- passages). It received Its name from fred Ewoldt and her guests, Mrs. rooms for representatives. All the j contains historic old Belmont money isn't going to be spent this j House, now Women's Party head- year. But by 1961 or so. each of j quarters, will cost five or six mil- the 531 congressmen will have had j lion dollars, an average of over $280,000 spent! The full block contains Carroll ers are still somewhat uncertain about their relationship. on him for office space When word of this and of $2,000 hand-tooled desks and $216 posture chairs with built-in vibrators began to seep back home, the constituents started to protest that it was too fancy. Arms Hotel and the site on which Veterans of Foreign Wars wanted to build a new headquarters. This could cost another eight or 10 million. Over on the House side of Capitol Hill there's a complicated SO THEY SAY It appears time and eireum- Rep. Robert E. Jones (D-Ala.), building project that may cost. 100! sl ""ha Ve worked on some of of the House Public Works Com- 1 million dollars, though this money \ fi*"?"^™ i« M«™ ,u. j.r „» »u»' ...ai u- 4 .u. * the leaders in Moscow. — Secre- mittee came to the defense of the senators with an explanation that they would all have simple business furniture. And from the office of Capitol will be spent over the next five i tary of State Dulles. Architect J.' George Stewart j ing will cost around 64 million dol- comes the word that many sena- j lars when congressmen move in tors don't want new desks. They j in' 1961. want to keep their old desks, used j Congress is also buying five years or more. Foundation contracts on a new- j . _ .._ est House Office Building - no. 3 J** 8 ^ r ^7 B ;"L riy T' lfmjlI1 -will be let This year. This build- now ' ~ Actress Ingrid Ber * man ' lady | on her daughter with whom she was reunited after six years. ual significance is being ralized or ' It is not unnatural in situations ; hav '"K h(, en accidentally found in John Hansman, Max and Kathy of regained. like that of Israel today that the 1799 - D >' one of Napoleon's offi- Huron, S. D.. were visitors in the We could do with a great, new heroes of resistance, waVfare. and i cers > whilc excav&ling at Fort St.; Myron Dettbarn home. Max, sta- baptism of that Pilgrim spirit, for achievement should have a prior > JuHen - four milps from Rosetta, a Honed with the U S. Air Force, the Plymouth Pilgrims, in con- place; but it is a tragedy that the I town at the western mouth of the, is on furlough from Greenland and trast with the Puritans, who came! vision of a Zion drawing nations ! N,le - ; Wl " beJ statloned at S. C. a little later to Massachusetts i together seems obscured or lost, i Q - What wa* the name of Tuesday evening visitors in the Bay. represented a freedom and j This is the tragic aspect of the I Robert E ' Lee ' s famous horse? ;home of Mrs. Ed Martens for her tolerance, a pure flame of inde- i record of heroism and faith - the! A-Traveler. b ' rthday wer f, Mr \ and , Mrs - °- pendency which Puritanism lack-! fact that so much of the vision is! Q . ~ , Wh,c , h wag th , e [ lrst U ' s - i Th,edeman - M "- Josephine Mey- ed. ; lost 1 national park east of the Missis- ] ers and Dean, Mr and Mrs. Glen ' sippi River? i Meyers and family and Mr. and A — Acadia National Park lo-Mrs. Edward Meyers and family, cated partly on Mount Desert Is- j Monday evening visitors of Mr. land and in Maine. j and Mrs, Frank Koepke and Rob- j ert in honor of Mr. Koepke'f TIME TO OVERHAUL I birthday were Mr and Mrs. Har- 'oo Said It Was 'ot?- England's Gone Quite. Balmy By TOM A. CULLEN I cently charged with "blemishing NEA Staff Correspondent ! the peace" in his pursuit of an at- LONDON — (NEA) — Just let; tractive, blonde bank cashier, the temperature soar into the. To woo this blonde Richard dis- . L 90 Sl as u , has here recently and;, guised himself as a blind hegj>ar I say to M. Kennedy (Sen. John, a sort of midsummer madness and serenaded her with an accor- Regular overhauling of a loco- i old Koepke of Arcadia and Rev. motive is considered necessary [ and Mrs. T. A. Tews. after every 60.000 miles; of a' truck, after every 20,000 miles; of U aircraft, after every 30,000 miles by great statesmen of the past.; more squares of property south; LuTn.f S^S al.°Z \t "SI ^tJ!^^^^-^ m street corners When ,his Also the new buildings will have; and west of the present Old and;?^^™ ^, s ?Lf 1*? > Jll h ^ U ffl , l!™ m . erJ ? n *?i n ..i a !Wled. he showed up at (he bank composition floors that won't re- 1 New House uire expensive carpeting. ' Thes But there will be many new around eight million dollars. Office Buildings, i** 1 ** 0 ^.f^ 1 COm t' and Jtop ; known in ten years is breaking j in white tennis ducks , proceeded \^ : n ^" a i ^T^V ^MJr i "= quire expensive carpeting. 'These sites are estimated to cSstI!^ kw A, hke th ?*!.*!?° •ff.^j S^. ^L^«:.!^ til «_!. h . e i »«> turn somersaults in front of hka ln be a te<?n - afie daughter ' ' campers . S. STATE PARKS There are 2,030 state parks in the United States, an increase of Six tons of dishes are washed 18 per cent in the past five years, annually in the average home, j and these are capable of accom- says a home specialist. How'd you ; modating nearly 200,000 overnight • DR. JORDAN SAYS * •y tDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D., Wrltttn for Ni> f rvlct Mysterious Encephalitis Marked by Lengthy Sleep E. L-, who says she is 60, asks for a discussion of encephalitis and what relation this has to sleeping sickness. Mrs. J. also has requested a discussion of "Western" Daily Times Herald 'Dally Except Sunday* and Holidays By The Herald PublUhing Company 105 We«t Fifth Stmt I Carrotl. Iowa JAMES W. WILSON. Publisher HQWARD B. WILSON, Editor Entered «i a«cond clau matter at the post office at Carroll, Iowa, under the act of March 8, 1878. , • Member of the Associated Press The Associated Press 1* entitled ex-, cluslvely to the use for republication of all the local news printed in this newspaper as well as all AP dispatches. Official Paper of County and aty Subscription Rates , r Carroll, Adjoining Counties, Remember Way Back When and deaf. — Algerian Minister j native reserve, revealing unex-; the astonished staff. i Resident Robert LaCoste on Ken- j peeled, almost Latin, traits In this ,. T .. 0 „ llM u onn -_ in anv ao . •• nedy's demand U. S. intervene in fog-bound island people. JJj ^Lned'To the "judge Algeria. Perfectly sober Britons, over- ™ c ' ™£ J X P" 2, 38 1 * !come by the heat, break their si -j wh f f,ned h,m ^ t t , ' lence in the underground tubes 1 Not unexpectedly, the heat ! and buses, remark to strangers, wave , haR , brou Sht the English"Isn't it a scorcher!" This is re- ; man s love for his dog to the fore. : volutionary. i Thus, the London Daily Express ' In weather wdiich sea lions at gives, precedence to the two mini- I London Zoo find too hot for swim-; ature poodle* who died ui 91 de- Nineteen Seven- ! ming, the Englishman is shedding' Kreas of heat at the Windsor The fire department is planning j his jacket for shirt-sleeves, leav- 1 champion dog show over nine <«. M *k.iiM. ...... *w.* u 1 8 plcnic at Moore's grove east of i ing his bowler and broUy (umbrel- drownings which occurred the encephalitis and says' that her| town Sundav> ; la * at home ' | same weekend. three-year-old gin has had this ill-! Nineteen Seven— j Ordinarily, nothing short of a! And horses. A suggestion that ness. I Friends of B. F. Bronson, the \ major disaster would induce the I bonnets be provided for the Th»B» h«n lattArt .hAu. thof Aft ! otigM young student from the Englishman to part with these! mounts of the resplendent, red- u , snow mat en-, Des Moines c0 u ege who fiue d the symbols of respectability; but \ tuniced Horseguards in Whitehall cephahtis is not restricted to any•-— * - " - By Carrier Boy TDelivery In Carroll per week . IT MAIL. CaVroUr Adloihlnf Counties, per month ni,.....^ psewhere in Iowa, yaarvw.. Elsewhere in fowa, niontlu^.^ Outside Iowa, yeatv ;M,^.^„, Outside Iowa, roonth, .$10.00 1.2V age group. However, it la not common. .4,, The word "encephalitis" means inflammation of the brain. There are several varieties. For purposes of this discussion, we can consider encephalitis as essentially the same as "American sleeping sickness." This name is often used because so many of those who acquire encephalitis show a tendency to excessive'sleep, or unconsciousness, which not infrequently lasts for months or even years. The so-called "sleeping type" of encephalitis was first described about 1917. It often appears in small epidemics. The most constant symptoms during the early) stages are headache, disturbances in sleeping (too much or too little) and disturbances ol vision. Other nervous signs may also appear, Baptist'pulpit here for some time, now, in a khaki bush shirt which' is contained in a letter from a Will be pleased to' learn of his or- j is a relic of Indian Army days he woman reader of The Times. d t na j^ as - pa ^ "Whereas tha mounted sen- I A few die-hards, however in-, she writes, "arevsheltered j tent upon proving that 'mad {roro ^ sun by their boxes, their church at Cassapolis, Mich. Nineteen Seven— £ss sx-iSss^Suaf 10 0,elr York 'i ^wr: d „r"r »uuu» thn niri eAffiArc UTVIIAVI win K . v»ai #4' ^.L. .™ . , ancewithour reputation as an meeting of 1 shire worsteds the old settlers which will be held j Of the same hardy breed are at Riverside Park on the bank of! those who continue to frequent the classis 'Coon River near Coon i pubs and bars, despite the warm Rapids. August 15, ; beer and despite the absence of Nineteen Seven— ; even the most primitive air-condi- Carroll people who have plan-: tioning. The majority of imbib- ned trips have been very much; ers have fled to the sidewalks disappointed in the attitude of the j with their pints of stout and bit- railroads to the two-cent fare, j ters. One can buy a ticket as far as; For the heat wave Britons are Clinton but has to alight from the I blaming recent explosions- on the train and buy a ticket across the j sun, and there is much talk of ra- river to Fulton and again leave idiation, magnetic storms, solar the -train and buy a ticket from there eastward. All this, besides having his baggage checked at flares and atmospheric disturb ances. Sunspots, too, may explain the every stop, to get the two-cent j strange antica.of Richard Cromp • S 'too. of Birmingham, wta» was re- ance with our reputation as an animal-loving nation if these horses were provided with hats?" The hats, she added, could be "smartly-bound in regimental colors." The War Office is said to be considering th*> suggestion. Under the heading "animals," too, comes the suit brought by a 2S-year-old mother against the tabloid Daily Sketch for alleging that she had posed nude in a lion's cage. Not true, retorted the striptease, who claimed thai in the presence of the lions she was adequately, if not fully, covered by a G-string. cifically his tactics in Red-hunting. The censur? motion was based largely on the way he treated senators. Last month the Supreme Court said whoa to the committees. Taking his cue from this, Federal Dist. Judge Luther A. Youngdahl said the same thing last week. The high court threw out the contempt of Congress conviction of John T. Watkins, who told the House Committee on Un-American Activities he had never been a Communist but. for a while, cooperated with Communists. He talked freely about himself but balked at questions about people he knew who might have been Communists. Youngdahl threw out the same kind of conviction against Seymour Peck, New York newspaperman. He told the Senate Internal Security subcommittee he once had been a Communist but he refused to discuss associates. Neither man claimed the protection of the Fifth Amendment against self-incrimination. Both relied on the First Amendment's protection of free speech, opinion and association Boiled down, their position was this: the committees' questions about people they knew in the past were fishing expeditions, serving no publia purpose. Court Rulings The rulings of the Supreme Court and of Youngdahl said in effect: If such committees in the future expect to get people convicted for contempt of Congress, because they refuse to answer questions, then: 1. Congress must say precisely What the committees are supposed to be investigating. Right now the authorization given them is so broad it's like a hunting license for shooting in any-direction. 2, When the • committees ask questions — and want a witness convicted for not answering—they must ask questions pertinent to the inquiry they're making, That is, they must have a purpose that is clearly in the public interest and not be just a fishing expedition. Youngdahl further made the point that refusal to answer under the First Amendment questions which seem to intrude on privacy is not an absolute right. For in« stance, it must be weighed against national security„. when that secu< rity is really involved. Something Else But congressional Investigations that violate the protection of the First Amendment, when national security or the public welfare is not involved, are something else again. Congress may do nothing to comply with the Supreme Court's ruling. The court has no power to make it comply. But, unless it does, its ability to get answers from witnesses, under threat of conviction for contempt, is seriously limited. BROILED FRANKFURTERS . . . Without the help of a divining rod, one expert has found water, strange is it seems, in a Frankfurt, Germany, swimming pool packed with broiled Frankfurters. The expert, whose leg can he seen jutting from water at lower right, was just one of thousands in the area seeking relief from the oppressive heat. Clorus Heithoff Named Commander Of Manning Legion (Time* Herald News Servtre) MANNING - Clarus Heithoff was elected commander of Emil Ewoldt Post No. 22, American Legion, at the July meeting held July 11 at the Legion Hall. He succeeds Don Wiese. Norman Kuker is vice commander; H. E. Meyers, finance officer; Amos RuU. historian; P. F. Hansen, chaplain; Lyla Hansen, Joe Weiss, sergeant - at* arms. Otto Porsch and Frank Vetter are new members of the executive committee' Other officer! are appointive. Routine reports were heard in the business meeting. Jack Hansen, the Legion's representative at Hawkeye Boys' State, and Gary Neubaum, the Chamber of Commerce representative, g a v e their, reports to the group. . Lunch was served after the meeting. It's funny how a lie can travel so fast when it really doesn 't have I* H to stands

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