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Editorial-* Bulgonin's Touring Days Apparently Have Ended Evidence Is mounting that' the celebrated trouping team of Bui- ganin and Khrushchev may have made it* last tour. Rumors have been circulating for gome time that Premier Bul- ganin of the Soviet Union, always something of a figurehead in the Russian Communist hierarchy of the moment, has fallen into disfavor. Recent events tend to confirm. He didn't atlend the 'important Soviet meeting with Yugoslavia's Marshal Tito in Romania. On the well publicized B. and K. trip to Czechoslovakia, Bulganin was a weak second fiddle. And now he's been scratched from the travel roster for the Khrushchev visit to Communist East Germany. Not a fighting man, but a political military officer, Bulganin could never function as a true rep resentative of the Red army in the Soviet government. But his pres ence at the top was a reminder of the army's power. In some quarter? there has been a feeling all along that eventually he would be brushed aside and that, one way or another, the military would make its political strength directly felt in the highest, reaches of the Kremlin. It could be that that time is approaching. Since Bulganin has seemed a rather ineffectual fellow at best, no great difficulty could be encountered in sidetracking him. Whether or not he has annoyed Khrushchev and other hard-driving Russian leaders, his indifferent Time* Herald, Carroll, Iowa Thursday, Aug. 15, 1957 performance makes him quite vulnerable. Should Bulganin truly be marked for the discard, or for elevation to some meaningless administra tive post, then the most notable representative of the Red army in the ruling circle would be Marshal Zhukov. Zhukov is, of course, a true fighting marshal and a real representative of army power. By Kremlin testimony,; his weight helped mightily in foiling the re cent power plot of Messrs. Molotov, Malenkov, Kaganovich and Shepilov. Whether Zhukov is in fact the key force in the army's political setup or whether it is Marshal Konev, standing behind him, is not wholly plain. But it is clear that any Kremlin maneuver which brings naked army strength cioser to a central position in the ruling group hastens the day when the final struggle between the army leaders and the political forces of Khrushchev, Mi- koyan and others will be fought to a showdown. Thoughts Arise; for this matter belongeth unto thee: we also will be with thee: be of good courage, and do it.—Ezra 10:4. Conscience in the soul is the root of all true courage. If a man would be brave, let him learn to obey his conscience. — James F. Clarke. A New Border* Each Miss in Game # Gluck # ; 4 'Glucks' and You're Out By DOUGLAS LARSEN ' NEA Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON - (NEA) — Everybody's playing the "Gluck Game" at cocktail parties. Rules are simple. You. ask a person some questions you think he ought to.know by reason of his job. Or you ask him to pronounce some name you think he should know. Each miss is called a, "Gluck." Four "Glucks" and you're out. Game got started when Maxwell H. Gluck, newly appointed ambassador to Ceylon, didn't know the dame of the prime minister of Ceylon and c o u 1 d n't pronounce **Jawaharlal" (as in Jawaharlal JTehru) during a Senate hearing on his confirmation. Results of the "Gluck Game" so {(u* make Gluck seem like a pretty knowledgeable gent. For example:. Two Pentagon Army colonels did not know the name of the Secretary of the Air Force. Four State Department employes e o ul d n't pronounce Jawaharlal, either. A British embassy attache did not know the name of the prime minister of Canada. No person at any party could come up with the name of the head of the Federal Civil Defense Agency. A colonel in the press information office of the Air Force did not know the name of the undersecretary-of the Air Force. In case you're wondering: You pronounce Jawaharlal —• "Ja-va-har-lal." Accent on the "va." ' (Actually this is a consensus. The first two employes queried at the Indian Embassy admitted they, didn't knowthow to pronounce it. three others, who claimed they did know how, disagreed.) The prime minister of Ceylon is Solomon West Ridgway Diaz Ban daranaike. The secretary of the Air Force is James H. Douglas. • The prime minister of Canada is John George Diefenbaker. The cfvil defense administrator is Leo A. Hoegh. The undersecretary of the Air Force, is Malcolm A. Mclntyre. And you pronounce "Gluck" to Replacement for of IBCI to Be Announc as xtWeek By HARRISON WEBER (Iowa Dally Press Assn. Writer) DES MOINES—The new chief of the Iowa bureau of criminal investigation will probably be a present member of that division. Announcement of a replacement for R. W. (Doc) Nebergall as head of the bureau will be made next week, either by acting State Safety Commissioner Russell I. Brown or Governor Herschel C. Loveless. At present it boils down to three candidates—Tillman (Tommy) A. Thompson, Robert Blair and R. F. Gregson. Nebergall, chief of the bureau since 1939, announced last month that he will resign effective Aug. 22. Nebergall was 65 last September which is the mandatory retirement age. He was given a six- month extension and later a one- year extension so he could remain at the helm of the bureau. Thompson is a former deputy county sheriff from Wright, county who has been with the bureau 17 years. Blair is a former FBI agent with ten years' experience with the bureau, and Gregson was sheriff of Poweshiek county for eight years prior to joining the state force 19 years ago. The appointment is technically made by the safety commissioner. However, it has to be someone rhyme with "Duke." By a Strang coincidence the Air Force Assn. held its annual convention here to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Air Force the same week that the Institute of Scientific Studies for the Prevention of Alcoholism held its annual meeting in town. Delegates to the ISSFPA were on hand to see all previous Washington convention drinking records broken. Before the AFA set this new mark it was held by a psychiatrist convention. The benefit to the AFA from the ISSFPA being here with them was dubious. The ISSFPA experts all talked about the terrible after maths of excessive drinking. By the end of their session AFA delegates had their own first-hand evidence of this fact. The task force which is being mobolized to plan for the October visit of England's Queen Elizabeth is beginning to resemble the organization Ike built for the invasion of Normandy. The State Department has set up an intergovernmental committee to coordinate the participation of abQut a dozen U. S. agencies in the event. The Commonwealth embassies here have a 10-member committee to coordinate their efforts. There are committees set up to coordinate the work of.the U. S. agencies with those of the Commonwealth committees. A spokesman for all the committees reports: "So far we've run across no serious problems and everything is being planned according to plans." Sen. Clinton Anderson of New Mexico had his picture taken leaving'the White House the other day. "Hey, where's my quarter?" the Senator demanded of the photogs. They looked at him as if he were balmy^ "The Indians in my state charge a quarter every time their picture is taken and I know they'd want me to charge the same rates," he explained. their wife's deodorants. Now 40 per cent of American men buy their own. "They also are beginning to get away from medicinal smelling shaving lotions in favor of those that have a masculine fragrance." New Male Perfumes Berke's firm is one of several that have already comgs out with special new perfumes for men. His brand is marketed in a bottle shaped like a pipe—to lend it a masuline air — and, according to him, has "a fresh outdoor spicy scent." But Berke feels that the man of the future has little real choice as to whether he'll give off the fragrance of a walking pine tree or a rampant field of clover. Rolling Readjustment Is About Least Painful So Far By SAM DAWSON 1 going along smoothly, at least so NEW YORK MP) — As rolling readjustments go the current one is about the least painful so far If you look only at the statistics it could scarcely be more pleasant. The factory work week shortens a bit but the average take home pay goes up anyway — the rising cost of living has added a cent or two here and there to the hourly wage rates. Factory employment is off a bit \ but total employment is up — the acceptable to Loveless. The Job pays $6,800 annually. If a member of the bureau Is appointed as expected, it will be the second time in recent days that the governor has made an appointment from the ranks. Last month Loveless appointed Brown, who at the time was state director of safety education, as acting safety commissioner succeeding Clinton Moyer. Nail Biting Apparently Republicans are afraid many persons will be biting their finger nails worrying about the next campaign. For their benefit the GOP is distributing at county fairs emery boards which state "Go Republican in 1958." Sales Tax Governor Loveless in his address before the Iowa picnic crowd at Long Beach, Calif., Saturday no doubt will touch on the sales tax situation. Loveless vetoed the omnibus revenue bill last spring which called for a continuation of the 2 l 4% sales tax. Thus, the tax reverted back to 2%. California has a 3% sales tax with many cities having a 1% sales tax. The governor Is expected to call attention to this fact. Telephone Bill Grant Cunningham, secretary of the executive council, said many department officials have^iaforrricd him that they are doing their best to reduce telephone tolls, ^ Recently all department ,jrera instructed to use stattpn-t »\t3tioy service instead of pers'on-to-persoa and to call by number. Cunningham said 'about 82 per cent of the person-to-person calls are completed on the first it- tempt and are about 60% higher than station-to-station. Resolution The midwestern regional conference of the Council of State Governments held at Cleveland recently went on record as being in favor of less federal control in government. The Council called attention- to the fact that President Eisenhower and the governors' conference e»» tablished the federal-state, joint action committee to study the aK location of functions and financial resources between federal and state governments. The Council, which is composed mainly of state legislators, commended this action and urged the joint committee to "proceed with the utmost dispatch in the development of a constructive program for i facilitating a more equitable distribution of revenue sources and j functions between the federal and I state governments .. ." Visitors From Hawaii At Wall Lake (Time* Herald News Service) WALL LAKE - Mr. and Mrs. Paul Moreland of Honolulu came Thursday to visit Mrs. Catherine Young. The three spent the weekend with Mrs. Myrtle Irwin at Arthur. far. And few are those who see any really rough going ahead hrL ^^iei ^Lv'S^JSi tended the wedding of Susan brings a rise in pay for about four _,.— ., ^ C¥/srr<n T * t „ a „j.n a f Jane Mackey and Noya Huber of Iowa City were week-end guests in the M. G. Mackey home. They trades and services flourish, es- "The men may think they know \ p ec ially the summer jobs of cater- how they want to smell," he said, j j ng to the pleasures of Americans "but it is the women of America ; taking it easy, who will finally decide." j Summer shutdowns in some in- Every woman knows the lift that, dustries are more pronounced and perfume can give her. But whath on g e r than usual but those laid can it do for the more prosaic male? "It gives you the feeling you have after playing a good hard game of golf...or taking a needle shower and getting a rubdown," said Berke firmly. "You feel like you can conquer the world." SO THEY SAY I wasn't scared until it (85- mile-an-hour ride in brakeless truck down mountain highway) was over — Glenn Switzer. Fairmount, Neb., on ride near Uniontown, Pa. Foresees Increased Use of Perfume by US. Men By HAL BOYLE NEW YORK: (*l - Very few businessmen today rub perfume on their'ankles to help them solve a vexin| problem.* • They may, be missing a bet. After all, Socrates, one of history's Doi ly Times Hera Id Daily Except S#id«yi and HoUfUys By The Herald Publishing Company • 105 West Fifth Street Carroll, Iowa JAMES W. WILSON, Publisher HOWARD B. WILSON, Editor Entered ai second-class matter it the bait office it Carroll. Iowa, under the act of March 3, 1879. Member of the Associated Press The Associated Press is entitled exclusively to the use for republication of all the local newt printed in this newspaper ai weU aa all AP dis- pitches, •, Official Paper of County and City Subscription Rates fcy carrier boy^eHveryjjer week $ M Carroll, Adjoining Counties . per ..year.. -—^ , ,;„,, Sly.OO CajToUrAdJolnuTi Counties, .per month • • ^ Usewhere in aiewhere in •utslde Iowa, ytar- lowi, montl •'ear., moat .1.? Iowa, year. wm, — greatest wise guys, perfumed his ankles to assist his meditations. "The ancient Greeks even perfumed their food and. household pets,'.' said Arnold S. Berke, who sees an increasingly scented future for the American male. At 41 Berke, executive vice president of Schiaparelli's, is one of the youngest executives in the rapidly expanding cosmetics industry. Men Buy «0% "Men now buy about 60 per cent of the perfume sold In this country," observe^ Berke, a student of psychology as well as odors. "Most of it, of. courRe, is for women. But speaking frankly, we are headed toward a time when j most men will use perfume themselves—although naturally it will be specially formulated for them." . Berke sees no reason why this prediction should be startling. • "South American men have always worn perfum#." he said, "•n<|. in Europe it was worn by more men than women, until the French Revolution came along. ''The trend here is unmistakable, Husbandj used to borrow In my book, he (Middleweight Champion Ray Robinson) is greedy, arrogant and I despise him. I can't wait to get in the ring with him. — Welterweight Champion Carmen Basilio, on upcoming fight with Robinson. When he (President Eisenhower)" says that the (school construction) bill's defeat was not his fault, he's just a lousy liar.— Rep. Cleveland M. Bailey (D-W. Va.). It seems that some of our teenagers have "gone wild. — Evangelist Billy Graham. More than 7,000,000 American families heat with oil. Kites were used in weather ob-' servations as early as 1749. For the men, why don't they add to the marriage ceremony, "Love, honor and obey," the four words, "and carry an umbrella"? A summer school principal has suggested a course in courtship for students. That should give our modern teen-agers a laugh. off climb onto state insured unemployment rolls — this provides enough spending money to go ahead with their vacation plans. The number of jobless has risen a bit over last year but the percentage rate holds steady at around 4 per cent of the total civilian labor force — this is because the labor force is larger than ever before. Why then should stock traders be getting cautious and businessmen watchful? All of the cushions that have been padded so industriously for the last 25 years seem to be working, and so, the readjustment is million workers — even if for many more millions there is no such cushion. Unemployment benefits ease the jolts and jars when industries struggle to get their inventories, production and sajes back into line with each other'. Industrial production — the making of goods for sale — is off. Fulbright Blasts Dulles For Handling of Nasser By JAMES MARLOW Associated Press News Analyst WASHINGTON MV-Secretary of State Dulles will look like a boob Fitzgerald of Storm Lake and'Pat Welch of Milwaukee, Wis., at Storm Lake Saturday morning. Mrs. Ethel Eavards and daughter, Mrs. John Stilwell and son, Charles, of Jefferson, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Everett Robinson. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Tiesman and Gary and Mrs. Anna Huizenga of ^J™l^ y ™»L^?A^ 111., came Tuesday 6 and these things now, especially of the durable variety and the big ticket items. were guests in the Martin Bielema home until Friday morning. The women are Mr. Bielema's sisters. ,!."LA 0ta i f°"'ir r »JK. ,ld ™?i Additional callers were Ronald continues at a peak. People are spending for other things, particularly for services. The amount they spend on food increases every year—partly because prices have a way of going up, too, but also partly because they are buying the more expensive cuts of meat and the more expensively prepared foods with most of the work taken out. Merchants in other lines are confident that retail sales this fall will run ahead o* last year. Auto makers and appliance manufacturers are talking confidently, at least, of a pickup in sales this fall. Store buyers are reported ordering in good volume in most of the soft goods lines. Your feet can be protected from moisture by giving the sole6 of your shoes several coats of shellac. Q — What anniversary does India celebrate this August? A —Her independence from Great Britain, which occurred |>Aug. 15, 1947. Q — What is the highest point in the U. S.? A —Mount Whitney, Calif., 14,495 feet. Q —For what is Capt. Raphael Semmes noted? A — He commanded the Confederate bark Alabama, most successful commerce raider of the South's navy. In a 75,000 - mile cruise, Semmes burned or ransomed 66 Union ships valued at five million dollars. Q — What was "Operation Bui- let"? A — The cross-country flight of a Navy F8U1P jet plane in 3 hours, 23 minutes, 8.4 seconds. Q — What are mycophilia and mycophobia? A — The former means love of mushrooms, the latter fear of mushrooms. Remember Way Bock When Nineteen Thirty-Two— Mr. and Mrs, C. C. Roberts, daughters Margaret and Naomi, and son Herbert returned yesterday from Milbank, S. D., where they attended a reunion of the Redman family Nineteen Thirty-Two— Russell Kudsk and Loebel Buddin returned last night to the Citizens Miltary Training Camp at Ft. Des Moines after spending the weekend with their parents. Nineteen Thirty Two— The Zimbeck and Lewis general merchandise store at Lanesboro was robbed last night of merchandise valued in-excess of $500. Nineteen Thirty-Two— The girls' kittenball team will play its first game with Westslde Friday evening and take part in a girls' kittenball tournament at Westslde Sunday. Miss Helen Am- Rheln It team manage* 30-Day Forecast WASHINGTON MV-The Weather Bureau Wednesday predicted below average temperatures from mid-August to mid-September in the Pacific Northwest, Great Lakes area and northern New England. Above normal temperatures are expected in the southern half of the nation from the Rocky Mountains to the Atlantic Coast with greatest departures in the Central Plains. In other areas near normal averages are anticipated. "Rainfall is predicted to exceed normal in the Great Lakes region, upper Mississippi Valley, far Southwest and Florida." the bu reau said. "Subnormal amounts are indicated in the northwest Southern Plains and .middle At lantic States. Elsewhere precipi tation is expected to be not far from normal." Indian meaning of Mississippi is "Great River." . (RJUUL WithH Wife Needs Husband's Aid To Prevent Being a Widow Gustafson Tuesday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Lindstrom and daughter of Odebolt, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Frank and family of Carnarvon and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bielema and family Thursday evening, Mr. and Mrs Ernest Westering Friday evening, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Jennewein Saturday evening, and Frank Beck and William Ackerman Sunday morning Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Kessler of Odebolt were Sunday dinner and supper guests in the August Quistorff home. Mr. and Mrs. Tilmer Nau, Trevor. Garla and Vonda of Armsby, Minn., - Mr. and Mrs. Martin Mohr, Mr. and Mrs. L M. Quinlin and son, Dick, Kathy and Cheryl Smid and Roger Buxton of Breda, Mrs. Mary Quinlin, Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Ballard and Mr and Mrs Charles Langfritz attended a family reunion at the Chautauqua building in Sac City Sunday The Nau family were over night guests Sunday in the Langfritz home. Memo to middle-aged men: Judging from my mail, an increasing numbet of wives are worrying about the health of their husbands. To put it bluntly, these wives don't wan; to be widows. But anxious as they are to look after your health there are some things they can't keep you from doing. Your wife can see that your meals are well-balanced and easy on calories. But she can't keep you from raiding the icebox at night. Your wife can cut down on her demands so that the budget isn't a constant worry to you. But she .can't keep you from being extravagant in such matters as having to drive the latest model car. Your wife can-limit the number of nights the two of you go out each week so that you can get plenty of rest. But she can't keep you from bringing your business worries home with you. Cooperate Your wife can encourage you to get away from it all whenever you get the chance. But she can't keep you from turning a hunting or fishing trip into an endurance.contest that brings you home exhausted, Your wife can urge you to drive carefully, but there's not much she can do if you are the kind who likes to brag about how fast your car will go. Your wife may be able to talk you into getting regular physical check-ups. But she can't make you take, your doctor's advice about slowing down, losing 15 pounds or easing up on smoking. Your wife doesn't want to be a widow. But she can only avoid it with your help. LeRoy Huisengas Of Gardena, Cal., Visit in Carnarvon (Timet Herald Newt Service) CARNARVON - Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy. Huisenga and family of Gardena, Calif. were visitors in the Riener Jaupsen home here Tuesday night. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Gerdes of Clara City, Minn., spent the week end with Mr. Gei-des' mother, Mrs Anna Gerdes, other relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Borron and family of Storm Lake, and Mr. and Mrs. Donzel Thorpe and son, were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Roland Thorpe, the occasion being the fifth birthday of Tamara Borron. Mr. and Mrs. Nile Shannon, daughter Gloria, and grandson Randy, returned home from their vacation Saturday afternoon. Out-of-town visitors in the William Tiefenthaler home during the week were Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Tucker, Wall Lake; Mr. and Mrs. George Jansen, Mrs. Anna Auen, Mrs. Tena Jansen, Lake View; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Tiefenthaler, Wall Lake; Mrc Ruby Coyne, Lake View; Virgil Reuter, Carroll; Mr. and Mrs. John Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. Art Tiefenthaler and Johnny, Breda. Mrs. S. J. Ryan Of San Francisco Arrives in Wall Lake (Timet Herald Newt gerviee) WALL LAKE - Mrs. S. J. Ryan of San Francisco, Calif., arrived Monday for a visit in the August Frerichs and Mrs. Mary Wicker homes and with other relatives. Ferd and.Miss Emma Gosch of Sioux City were week-end guests in the William Wincell home. Additional Sunday visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Ted Muesberger and daughter of Lytton. Mrs. Harold T]aden and Judy of Lake View and Mrs. Anna Tjaden spent Friday with Catherine Tjaden in Omaha. Mr. and Mrs^ Glenn Boerner and sons and Mrs. Lena Boerner of Odebolt, Mr. and Mrs. Art Eaton and Louie Roth were 1 Sunday supper guests in the Roland Roth home. Mr. and Mrs. Don Vogel and daughter of Parker, S. D., Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hoft and family of Storm Lake,. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Willhoite, Mrs. Clara Willhoite, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hoft and family and Mr. and Mrs. Steve Hoft were Sunday dinner guests in the Cliff Hoft home. Kenneth Brotherton returned Friday after attending summer school at Bloomington, Ind. Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Mitchell went to Indianola Saturday to help their son, Dick, celebrate his birthday. Misses lone Brown and Wanda Sifford accompanied them as far as Des Moines where they visited in the home of Miss Brown's sister, Mrs. Augusta Moore. The group returned Sunday evening. Ferd Gosch of Sioux City, Mrs. William Wincell, Helen Gonnerman and Dennis Gonnerman visited William Wincell, who is a patient in the Irnmanuel hospital in Omaha Sunday. He entered the hospital Thursday Mrs. Anna Tjaden entertained Mr. and Mrs. Jake Tjaden of Breda, Mr. and Mrs. John Kaiser, Mrs. Tollie Teb'oen and Mrs. Anna Mohr at a fish supper Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Ehler and daughters of Holsten spent Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Johnson. Mr. and Mrs. August Mohr of Preston and Mr. and Mrs. Otto Hoenicke and daughter, Janelle, of Goose Lake, came Wednesday and were guests in the Carl Schmidt home until Friday. Mr. Schmidt, Etta and Fred, and their guests spent Wednesday evening in the Hans Schmidt home at Lake View and Thursday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Honnas Mohr at Ute. m WfWi NMMveej. MM eejvK* !•** PAST PRESIDENTS ELECT (Timet Herild Newt Service) AUBURN - Past Presidents Parley of the Auxiliary of Post 284 had a picnic Tuesday at the cottage of Mr. and Mrs. Edward O'Tool at Black Hawk Lake. Dinner was served at noon. A business meeting was held after dinner and the following officers were elected; President, Mrs. Edward O'Tool; vice president, Mrr. Christena Hunziker, and se-rotary- treasurer, Mrs. Orpheus Carroll. A social hour followed the business meeting. The next meeting will be at the Auburn Community building with Mrs. Christens Hunziker as hostess. Rug rags are to be torn Entertains Guests From Boise, Idaho (Timet Herald Newt Serrlee) LANESBORO - Mr. and Mrs. Bert Dewey and grandson of Boise, Idaho, ar* visiting in the home of Mrs. Matilda Dewey. Sunday in their honor Mrs. Dewey entertained Mr. and Mrs. George Dewey and family Mr. and Mrs. Harry Armstrong and Lee, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Tapps and children, and Mr; and Mrs. Art Willenberg and Cynthia of Templeton at a basket dinner. Robert Hested underwent major surgery Friday at the McCrary- Rost Hospital in Lake City. Mr. and Mrs Ether Salisbury went to Des Moines Sunday afternoon where they visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Pitts and with other relatives before going to Iowa City to visit in the home of Mr and Mrs. Arnold Fountain. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Wagner and Mr. and Mrs. Dean Myers and children are on a week's outing at Woman's Lake in Minnesota and Leech Lake. They left Saturday. Mrs. Ruth Alspach and family moved to (Midden Sunday. if the verdict of history agreea with the one just rendered by Sen. Fulbright (D-Ark). The senator blasted Dulles—in a speech prepared for the Senate Wednesday—for his handling of Egyptian President Nasser, who retaliated by seizing the Suez Canal. The seizure of the canal led to last year's Mideast war. There won't be a final verdict for years: until the documents showing, Dulles' policy on Egypt' are finally opened to the publie. But Fulbright has just examined many of those documents. Weak Spot The weak spot in Fulbright's attack is his failure to show a mo4 tive for what Dulles did other than the reasons given already by the secretary and the Eisenhower administration. And Fulbright won't accept those reasons. Fulbright was chairman of a Senate subcommittee which was created Jan. 29 to study this country's whole Mideast policy since 1945. It collapsed and died July 30 without reaching conclusions or making a report. This was probably the real reason for the committee's quick' end; it was made up of three Democrats and three Republicans and therefore would never reach agreement if it meant condemning Republican Dulles. Fulbright, as it turns out, was all for condemning. These were' some of the reasons given for folding the committee: too many documents to study and too many secret documents which couldn't be made publie to back up conclusions, v Background This is the brief background?' For years Egypt had wanted to build the Aswan dam, which; would take the country out of. the Middle Ages by developing irriga-;. tion and power for industry. The' project was found to be sound. ; Egypt said it would pay most o!', the cost but needed outside help; Russia offered the help. So did the United States. It proposed giving Egypt 54 million dollars on Dec. 16, 1955 and a total of 150, million over 10 years. On July 19,. 1956, Dulles sudden- . ly canceled the American offer. He suggested Egypt couldn't afford such a dam after tying up her resources for arms purchases; This apparently angered Nasser, who quickly seized the Suez Canal. Within a few months this led to the Brltish-French-Israeli invasion of Egypt, a temporary split between this country and Britain; and France, and anger throughout the Arab world. ' Three Reasons The administration gave three reasons for withdrawing its help;! Egypt's neighbor on the Nile,? where the dam would be built, hadn't agreed to the building;'! Egypt couldn't afford the dam! and some members of Congress^ were opposed. ; ! ; Fulbright said none of these waa i a valid reason, that actually UMH administration had begun to re-'; consider its offer a few weeks after it was made in late 1955, ,\ | Then what was Dulles' mo^veff This is a prime question. And Ful-; bright hasn't answered that, .W^aj* it, perhaps, to force a showdo\wn| with Russia, which had volun*-- teered to help Egypt build the dam? Fulbright said he couldn't bt sure of the basis of the document* furnished by the State Department. But he did say this country-, had no reason to believe Russia ^ wouldn't make good. (The dam hasn't been started yet.) wit But then. Fulbright went . picture Dulles as a bumbler^ acted without realizing:! will this country would Arab world ii the dam or the harah reaction the offer to help weris alwr^asaer s saUuji! nat;»the> invasion,,^ and *Mi inQTwe

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