Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 25, 1960 · Page 4
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Alton, Illinois
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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH , JUL* Editorial to Meet Chanea Republican national convention opened and sincere in wanting to see his principles With even less competition for first place followed. m thr ticket thsn the Democrats had two As the executive head of our most populous weeks ifO, and the principal competitor is gen- i state, hi* ideas cannot be disregarded, erally accepted ai definitely out of the race for If Mr. Nixon has the nomination virtually second place. wrapped up, the least he can do to present a Now Vice President Richard Nl*on has ! semblance of participation in the conten- worked out with New York Gov. Nelson R Rockefeller, his main competitor for the presi dential nomination, what they both call a bar tion is to take the lead in working out a platform broad enough to span the poles-apart leacl- David Lawrence Second Spot Selection Not Vital i CHICAGO — In both parties there's been an overemphasis on the vice-presidency. The selec-) lion — or failure to select any; particular individual — in either j case will not decisively influence Side Glancea »» visions. ership in the party. monious agreement on principal platform pro- With due honor to Mr. Rockefeller, he has j the result. chosen to serve out his term rather than take) Hit's in Main discord in this harmony program comes j a chance of interrupting both his administration^ 1 ^ 'he"win do so irrespective' from Sen. Barry Goldwater. However, Sen. J and working out of policy. i of wne t ne r Gov. Rockefeller had, Goldwater criticises the manner of arriving at | If he is not on the ticket, at least he is add-j been njs runrun g mate. j the result tather than the result, itself, and say's i ing strength to the Republican party by seeing if, O n the other hand, it's In; he'll troi«fr for the ptfty. to it that his ideas are included in the long-(the cards for Sen. Kennedy to; /fhe procedure » far has been devoid of the ! range program of the party. Doubtless it w "i Jjjjj" ^'"JSjJ 1 ^ *£ touth' hoopla which characterized the Democratic con- , because Mr. Nixon was convinced Mr. Rockc-L Jg supposed to nave drawn | vention^nd it least made it appear there was j feller was unavailable for the vice presidency | lo hig banner Dy tne se | ec tion of Lyndon Johnson as the vice- reached by a general meeting of many minds, j form. presidential nominee. suit of the platform committee's action in re- ; agreed in their conference may differ somewhat jecttng the Nixon-Rockefeller plank on civil j from the actions of the administration under President Eisenhower, the new platform is being planned for new and yet more difficult times rights. -Vice President Nixon was well warranted in reaching an agreement with Gov. Rockefeller on the nature of crucial platform planks both were willing to support. Mr. Nixon demonstrated his willingness to listen to counsel from leadership and authority which is highly regarded in many places. Gov. Rockefeller apparently has made his point in insisting he wasn't trying to get himself nominated in his insistent suggestions policy; rather, he was frank ahead. In recognition of these new changes ahead in our problems, even the present administration already is making a drastic and tough change in its foreign policies toward Russia and Cuba. Certainly the party responsible for outlining a policy for four years ahead will need to make changes to meet recognizably changing problems. aft Indications some of the scrap will j And, as he explained Saturday night—while' History proves that in not aj <k«k* Oft the floor, over th. platform as a re- j the principles on which he «£ Mr. Nixon •^; |n ^^ a ; l ^ rc ^ | | by carrying his own state, con-j tributed enough electoral votes | to bring in his running mate. This has been true for more The Way to Accomplishment It is encouraging to note the attitude taken fey one softball team here toward facilities made available by the city government. Some sad notes have been sounded of late over the playing field conditions offered in our public parks. Softball has grown much harder since we used to play it on the two-ground diamond behind Roosevelt School building. Most of the sad notes could have been sweetened by some well-organized hard work on the part of the players, themselves, and anyone else interested. But folks nowadays have become dependent upon government. This has been one of the causes for our mounting tax bills—which bring some sad notes, too. The Sager's pharmacy team took a different view. A member of a City Softball League, the team wanted to entertain out-of-town groups and play independently as well. The players recognized that perhaps out-of-town players wouldn't take kindly to rough and unclipped diamonds. At any rate they wanted to put their All-America city's best foot forward in entertaining guests. Instead of waiting for the Recreation Department and the Park Commission to open their limited pocketbooks, they took matters into their own hands. They also took a progressive step. They created a new, usable playing field by restoring proud old Olin Water- tower playground—one of the first floodlighted recreation areas in southern Illinois—to usable condition. We need more such independent thinking and action in Alton. That way we'll make ourselves more "All-America" than ever. Premier Lumumba on Display Does the world have another Fidel Castro problem in the Republic of Congo? Or is Premier Patrice Lumumba sincere in denying he is a Communist, or led by Communists? : .This will te the heart>rendering choice of, judgnienf~the western wor!3 'must make, or see the answer demonstrated to, in the months ahead. Meanwhile, the new nation's premier is in this country, going before the United Nations, with the intention of seeking assistance of many acquainted with Mr. Lumumba. He has been premier of Oongo for but a brief time. His campaigning for the nation's leadership had little chance of bringing forth from him statements of aim and policy which the West could understand. He was speaking in a .world and to a people of whose culture and desires We know little. The violence in the Congo could have been stirred by Communist undercover leaders. But ft need not have been. In fact, the answer to this may well provide us with an answer to out' than 100 years. Take the 1928 election for instance. Al Smith, who had three times been elected governor of New York on the Democratic ticket, did not carry the electoral votes of his own state. As for his vice-presidential nominee, Joseph T. Robinson — who was nationally known because, like Lyndon Johnson, he was the Democratic leader of the Senate — the results after election day showed that he can-led his home state of Arkansas all right, though by a reduced margin. But he couldn't prevent five other states of the solid south from going Republican. This has often been attributed to the religious issue, tout J;his writer always has believed it was related to the prohibition issue. For the south was determined at that time to keep its states dry because of circumstances related to the Negro, problem. Take next the 1952 campaign, when the Democrats thought it might be helpful to have a southerner on the ticket. Sen. John Sparkman, the vice-presidential nominee, carried his home state of Alabama though by a greatly reduced majority as the Republicans piled up a vote in that state nearly four times what Dewey, the Republican presidential nominee, got in either 1944 or 1948. But the presence of a southerner on the ticket didn't prevent four other southern states — Texas, Tennessee, Florida and Virginia — from going Republican, and there was no religious issue involved either. Take then the 1956 election when another southerner, Sen. Estes Kefauver, was named for the vice-presidency on the Democratic ticket after a consistent string of victories in the primaries of several states in the north. The south didn't back him. Not only did he lose his own state of Tennessee but the Republicans also again earned kinds. Stopping in London on his air journey j future policy toward the Congo. The violence to New York, Lumumba expressed confidence I could well grown out of an easily understood ^ he could reclaim the dissenting province 'of exultation over being free from Belgian and j Florida, Texas, and "Virginia and Katanga, which he blames the Belgians for in- White control, and the desire to get rid of its j added the electoral votes of Lou- citing to withdraw and could unite his new i last vestiges. Meanwhile, Mr. Lumumba is very | isiana and the "border states" „.«,,„ undo- hi, .ov.rom.nt. I much vich ui thb week before the U.N., and ol Kentucky and West Virginia. ; r i^* IP i. • *.' ^fc- \f AH "/;* **l I V* V im 2ft and 50 Years Ago The City CtftNteU <wsi iftsttnted jty Mayor Hoffmann M a committee of th* whot* to stwiy a proposal to fund th« floating Indebtedness of of the city, to get the city on a ca*fK»f*rati*g basin. The plan provided that instead of borrowing on tax anticipation warrants, the dty would sot up a working cash fund by a bond issue to provide money for meeting the year's /til? 2.11910 Th* Vfflage Improvement Association of Alton was to edit and toue a ipftstol edHion of the Telegraph In August as a hteam of swelling the fund by which Shurtleff Coltege was to obfatn a Carnegie Library. Having voted to assume responsibility for obtaining tocaJ «ib- scriptlons to complete the library "matching fund of $15,080, the VIA ladies were «ettiflg op expenses. The fund would be kept replenished | a program of benefit projects to augment f*r- as the tax money came In. tinder the then sonal donations. They had several fund raising I current market conditions, th« bonds could be j projects In mind In addition to taking a Way Isold on 4 per cent Interest basis and Issuance hand at Issuing a newspaper from which they "Let's get down to something a few thousand dollars above our price range!" Render 9 * Forum One Buffs-Eye by Miller From a missile base somewhere in Jersey County, quite frequently, a "bomb" is dropped in the Alton area.- These bombs are fired by Col. "Pot-Shot" Miller. And his main target is the McAdams Highway. Our traffic, parking and the Clark Bridge have been bit by Col. Miller. I can recall when Col. Miller scored a bull's eye — right on target. He suggested that the city of Alton preserve the old Penitentiary wall in Uncle Remus Park. , I personally agree with him. It's a landmark. Let's keep it. In the year 1825, Gov. Ford of Illinois called attention to the great reign of lawlessness in the state, especially along the Mississippi river banks. The State Capitol was then at Vandalia. In the- sessions of the General Forum Writers, Note Writers names must be published with letters to the Readers Forum. Letters should be concise and legible. All are subject to condensation. the prison was built, and as high as 1,000 persons — men and women — were from time to time within its walls as prisoners. The prison proper, with all of its buildings, took in all of what is now Penitentiary Plat on William street. During the 1860's the place was used as a war prison, and Southern soldiers were brought here. Those who died were buried in what is now the Confederate cemetery on the North Side. of anticipation warrants at a higher interest rate would be avoided. H. C. Speer & Sons Co., whose spokesman explained the proposal, suggested for Alton a 10-year bond Issue of i$100,000, one-tenth of which would be retired leach year by an extra tax levy. i Life insurance payments in Alton during J1934 totaled $343,000 with the largest single | payment of $30,038 to an individual. Chicago 'led the state in payments, and was second In i the nation. The city ordinance against soliciting and door-to-door peddling and selling by non-resident salesmen had been rescinded under a Circuit Court decision. The city appealed to M. E. Newell, city attorney, 1o draft a substitute ordinance that would meet the limitations of the I court decision. The school of nursing at Alton State Hospital •'graduated six nurses. They were Amelia Hor- Iton, Albion; Hilda Chambers, East St. Louis; Mildred Traband, Wood River; Pauline Deans. Cypress; Elaine Hull, Mount Carmel; and Helen Fritslnger, Anna. Because a four-year-old was either unable to grasp the warning or ignored it, given by his j sister, 8, he sustained a possible crushed skull, cuts, and bruises. Viola Rist had left her brother "Sonny Boy'", (James William) on the curb of U.S. Highway No. 67 near Niagara as she guided a neighbor child to safety through the heavy traffic. She had cautioned her brother to stay on the curb. The young girl had taken th» children to a vacant lot to play. Assembly in 1826 and 1827, the j Smallpox victims. were buried would reap profits from advertisements. The automobile of C. R. Meston narrowly escaped a dunking In Chouteau Slough when he was driving a party from St. Loulf to his summer home at Clifton. The car skidded partially over the embankment where the road was muddy. There It hung at a precarious angle, just above the water of the slough, until farmers were called with teams to extricate tt. Chairman Peter Guertler of the Council's street and alley committee reported completion of a streets department Job in which 398 catch- basins had been cleaned and Inspected. The Builders Exchange brought In 20 nonresident building workmen who were assigned to contractors for a resumption of building work here. Several of the workmen were assigned to Contractor Henry Wardein who faced a penalty clause for delay In completing the Laer Block building. Building Trades Council officials met and named a committee to wait on the owners of the Luer building and "request only union labor be employed. Gus Grenzebach of the Greenwood Club ball team was "knocked out" by a head Injury during a Sunday forenoon game with the Omanthias team. His injury was received as he slid into third base. Bethany Horse Thief Detective Society set Aug. 17 for its annual picnic in Maher's Grove, near Godfrey. The organization now had 75 members and $650 in its treasury. It had been formed in 1896. Harry Coleman and Miss Lillian Ruedln of and was returning to her home at 128 Illinois | Grafton were united in marriage by the Rev. Ave., East Alton. Her father was a patient in an out-of-town hospital; her mother an em- ploye of Western Cartridge Co. S. D. McKenny who delayed the start of his vacation to grant the couple request he perform the rites. The Allen-Scott Report Differ on Domestic Issues CHICAGO — Vice President I lion, and what he says about It,! is ready and eager to mefit It Nixon is basing his campaign matter of the building of a state O n an island across the river. \ plans on the belief that he and - - ... if anything, will depend on cam-1 head-on. paign developments. But Nixon! "The great issue of .the day aT^emfcsion 8 ^i vento 111 ThlS k^ ** now/covered ^jsen.. John Kennedy will differ) has made up his mind against and this campaign is not con- enough of state land to raise mon- dam. ar moie s a ' py on omes 1C *" ear e - sai( i .. It ig Q, e ro | c pf K0vern . nation under his government. The West has had little opportunity to get I we can well get better acquainted with him. Drew Pearsoii's Merry-G o-Round Demo Ammunition for Nixon CHICAGO On the eve of the Democratic convention this column published some of the political ammunition which Republicans had been gathering against the front-running candidate, Sen. Jack Kennedy. On the eve of the Republican convention it's also important to report the ammunition which the Democrats liave gathered against the front- running GOP candidate, Richard M. Nixon. Here is some of it: Intervention in Cuba— With Cuba now in the headlines, the Democrats have unearthed the interesting fact that Nixon wrote a letter to the American ambassador in Havana asking his inter. bassador Willard Beaulac asking his help regarding something no American ambassador should concern himself with — a gambling debt. Significantly, Dana Smith is the man who collected the $18,000 personal expense fund for Nixon. Democrats will point out that Nixon has always stated he never did any favors for those who contributed to his fund. They will his special government plane to Moscow last year an ex-bootlegger, Frank Vitale, now one of the beer barons of Southern California. If you ask the State Department or the White House for the list of passengers Nixon took to Moscow you won't find any public announcement of Vitale's also argue that if the American | »anie. In fact you'll have great ambassador had concentrated on {difficulty getting any list of Nix watching Cuban political trends instead of being asked to bother on's guests. However, the confidential list, with Nixon's friend's gambling | obtained by this column, shows debts, we might not be in our(t] ia t Vitale was a passenger, present mess in Cuba. Civil Rights'— One of the most ventton on behalf of Dana Smith j important issues in the coming of Los Angeles, who had incur-j campaign will be civil rights. red a $4,200 gambling debt at!Nixon has posed as the great the San Souci Casino and welch-i champion of the Negro and of ed on it. Smith made out a check' civil rights. to Norman Rothman, owner of| y e j Democrats have dug up | along wUh Juan Trippe, head of Pan American Airways; Meyer Kestnbaum, head of Hart Schaffner and Marx; Clarence Francis, head .of General Foods; As for Democratic presidential nominee Adlai Stevenson, he lost his home state of Illinois both in 1952 and 1956. His running mates in the two campaigns had no in-| fluence in his behalf in the northern states. There have, moreover, been instances in which the vice-presidential nominee lost his home state, but the party ticket won just the same. Thus, in 1940 Henry Wallace, Democratic candidate for the vice-presidency failed to carry his own state of Iowa, but Franklin D. Roosevelt won the election. John Bricker carried his own state of Ohio as the vice-presidential nominee on the Republican ticket in 1944, while presidential nominee Dewey failed to carry New York State and lost the election. Another instance of failure of the vice-presidential nominee to help win the election was in 1948, when Earl Warren, former governor of California and now chief justice of the U. S. Supreme Court, lost his home state while Dewey won his own state of New jYork. Yet the Republicans mis- enough of state land ey to build a prison. The place of its building was to be at Alton. Gov. John Reynolds in 1831 caused some 40,000 acres of public lands to be sold, the funds to be used to build a prison. In 1833 A Little Overdone How many of you have heard these words from your dear hubby, "Hon, what's wrong with the roast? Little done isn't it? Not that it doesn't taste good, but just a little scorched?" Even though you know he is right, he could have just eaten it and kept quiet. Then two or three evenings later at the get-together cookout in the back yard, Dad is the chief cook and the one who does the barbecuing. Dad's barbecued ribs are really delicious and the best we ever ate. We all agree that even though they are absolutely burnt on the outside, you can't taste it. Besides, the barbecue in the back yard is a treat for all of us. Isn't that funny? If we had cooked that meat in our kitchen and burnt it on the outside like that, more than likely we would have thrown it away. But it makes a big difference if you barbecue in the yard and burning the meat makes it all the better. EMILY WOOFF. the Sans Souci. for $4,m thenj, ne j at ., tna t while Nixon was j others. stopped payment on the check, j jn tne senate, he was one of only Vitale was Indicted Nov. Milton Eisenhower; Admiral j takenly thought in 1948 that the Rickover; Robert Dowling, the j presence of Warren, the pro- theatrical producer; and various jgi-essive, on the ticket would Rothman «ued to collect. ) tnree senators who voted to kwp Nixon worte a letter to Am-j the civil rights bill bottled up in the labor committee. He did not even want the bill to come out AltonEveningTelegraph Published Dally by Alton Telegraph Printing Company P. 0. COUSLEY. Publisher and Editor Subscription Price 'M cents weekly by earrltr: by mall tlO « year with- In 100 mile*. (M beyond 100 mile*. M«il *ub*crfptlons not accepted to town* where carrier delivery to available !to the full Senate for debate. Votes on anti-communism — Nixon's voles on combatting the power of Soviet communism are interesting. The record shows'lit ant, O Lord, that these young •r*4 ice at Alton. III. A« March 3, 1I7« tWr at MBMPPR OF ASSQCMTgO PMESS Preii i« exclusively 10, 1926, along with 14 others, in the biggest bootleg conspiracy on the West Coast. (€> I960. Bell Syndicate. Inc.) Today's Prayqr We pray for Christian youth. that as a congressman, he voted against the first aid-to-Koiea bill aimed to strengthen that country shortly before the communist A tack; also voted to cut the 1940 military aid to Western Europe in half at a very crucial time in the European battle against communism. Nixun'tt voles were the same UK Tbt AwoclaMd PreM I« exclusively eaatl«d to the KM (or publication ot those ol ptu-communibt congress--------- JI ~- n THE AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATION e» »nd Conon •ppHcatiwt •} office. Il LHM! A4v*rU«in« Met l£Krm»iloji tt» TflMnUNi bufl Ea»t lro»dway. Alt ton. Ill National man Maivantonio. Yet in Nix- jon'ti 1930 Senate campaign against Mr*. Helen Gahagan Douglav he circulated a "pink tthtset" branding Mrs. Douglas at a pink by linking her with Mart'aiiloiiiu. Ex-buutleggfi pasKengei' — CNMDOCIUU h«ve unearthad th* fact thai NUwi took with him on people wlx> gather in assemblies and camps throughout our land may find rich experiences oi warship and happy times ol fellowship in Christ. May there be many who will hear and answer a divine call to service-in the ministry oi the Word, to the mission fields, to the manifold ministries of the Church And when they have heard Thy call, keep them near Thy heart that they may fulfill the strong dreams which Thou has stirred within them; for Jesus' sake. Amen. -Claude U. Broach, Charlotte, N.C., minister, St. John's Bap- list Church. <t> 1WO by tbe Divinon at CtorliUfn Education. National Council « the Ctaurcba* ol Ctuiat UTtkvi U.S.A.) help them to victory nationally. When the American people vote in a presidential election, they apparently either cast their ballots for the parly they favor or the presidential nominee they like — they don't stop to appraise the possibility that a vice- i presidential nominee, if elected, might possibly be president some day. Indeed, seven vice presidents have succeeded to the presidency out of a total of 33 men who have held the office of president. Thus, about one out of five, or a little more than 2) per cent, of the presidents have come to the White House through the vice-presidency. Three who' succeeded to the presidency were ! subsequently elected in tlvpir own right. All this really suggests that each party should select for the second piuue on the ticket the best qualified man in their ranks irrespective of the geographical area in which he lives and irrespective of whether he can placate the dissidents of a certain ideological wing of his party- N. Y. U«r*UI Tribune. "»«.) Just a few stones remain to remind one of what was once a prison, and those few stones should be preserved for historical reasons. WILLIAM A. CRIVELLO. Fine Legion Parley ' Congratulations to Lloyd Tribble, convention chairman of the American Legion. The Legion parade witnessed by hundreds of Altonians on a hot and humid Sunday afternoon, was the finest parade ever held in the recent history of Alton. Those who stood in the hot sun were well rewarded. It will take a long time for any parade to top this one. Mr. Tribble is a man of determination. He certainly proved that by promoting, directing, and planning the recent Legion Parade. economic issues than on foreign! cent corporation tax. He deems mcnt ^ policies. I this rate, dating from the Korean At the same time, Nixon anti-| W ar, still necessary, cipates that the turbulent inter- o f {o ^ economy. Tbe Conservative Activist {whole question gets down to this | one basic issue: Do we put most national situation will play an campaign! 0 * our chi P s on P rivate entcr ' ; mnn »« U r,f ™i«, in fha oioftinn "Hue lie inienob io campaign . .. important role in the election battle. | But domestic problems, he is as a staunch champion of a "basically conservative point of view convinced, will provide the hot-on.economic and fiscal issues," test fireworks. The sharp variance on economic questions, Nixon is telling Republican leaders in discussing campaign plans with them, stems primarily from the wide- | the vice president is stressing that does not mean he favors "resisting change and doing nothing." ' "1 am an activist," he told group of Eastern Republican one ly , ^ U ! ring _ Un l erlying C ° nCeptS leaden. "When the need for action arises, I emphatically be- of the two parties. As he spells them out, the Democrats traditionally have followed the course of using the government directly to stimulate business. The Republicans on the other hand, adhere to the concept of "using the power of government to create the kind of climate that furthers private en- The American Legion and certainly the City of Alton should be mighty proud of Legionnaire Lloyd Tribble. WILLIAM A. CRIVELLOi paign speech> terprise. 1 Illustrative of this, Nixon cites a far-reaching tax proposal he will advocate in a major cam- INDIA WILL PRODUCE FILMS FOR CHILDREN A children's film society, sponsored by the government but dominated by authors and producers, will soon be set up in West Bengal. The society will request the producers to make children's films of from 6,000 to 7,000 ft. in length. The government is giving money for organization and production purposes. College Days ACBOS8 1 Iowa college 4 College ia Holland, Michigan 8 North Carolina university 12 ExclamatiOs) 13 Prayers 14 Landed 15 Underworld god 16 Air 18 Actress Aim 80 Sand hills 21 Weight unit 82 Lamwoys ^4 Verb conjugatiMI (ab.) 36 Rim 27 French plunl article SO Looteit 38 Landed property 14 Isle of the dead 35 Corns 36 AMent 37 Trading place SDBaieball team 40 Cleveland Institute o| Technology 41 Free 42 Ruin 4S DOWN 1 Scoundrels 2 Wesley an 3 College in Commerce, Texas 4 Refuge 6 Abovt 6 Confined T Superlative suffix 8 Glens 9 Polish lancer 10 Flying device 11 French summers 17 Least busf 18 Hilton specialty 98 Emit Answer to Previous Puzzle rn^r^irii IK rjmwr iii i \i-'-r\ ij'i in i izlirllll iM UI-JMWr-I WUM wit ir:^ mi MI2H .1 rllrlM-O Wf MHr-JMI 'llrfl?' Ml II I mm i c-:wr.:»i i-jr_T:inr-:r i un^'wi •" 25 Rant 26 Heating devices 27 Stoned to death 21 Famous 41 Detection device 42 Wound cover 43 Horseback game 44 Individuals English school 40 Singer- 9» Withered Home si Cushitic 47 What clock! language tell 33 Loose garment 4> Otherwise 24 Performed by 38 Public ejteem 80 — York drama dais 40 Quotes University II Smsme Sicily !4Typ* maaiurtl •5 £>tud UHsve oo t76cotU*bHvW 1«UUM*M WfUNMUUI 41Mb Under this measure, business svould be "given a free hand" in writing off expenditures for new plants, machinery, and other improvements and developments. Nixon deems such tax relief vital for the "steady and sound expansion of the nation's economy." Also being considered by Nixon is coming out for a cut in upper income tax rates; such as reducing the ceiling from 90 to 75 per cent. No decision has yet been made on this. It's still under delibera- lieve in acting promptly and forcefully. Too many individuals, who claim to have a monopoly on conservatism, employ that philosophy for the purpose of resisting change. I do not agree with that. "I look upon economic conservatism as a tool to grapple with the great economic and social problems of our time. The application of conservative economic principles, in my judgment, provides the best method for the greatest progress. I flatly reject the negative, oppositionist type of conservatism. I am a progressive in so far as goals are concerned, and in my concern for human problems. "Above all, I do not believe in sitting by and saying that things will solve the'mselves. They won't especially in these extremely difficult and uncertain times.'" Noting the strong liberal tenor of the Democrats' platform, one GOP leader asked Njxon how he proposed to deal with that challenge. Nixon replied he prise or on the government? "Basically, Kennedy favors greatly expanded government action as the instrumentality for progress. Now, while I recognize tot gOTernment-«BMi*|' jriay an important role, ¥ ilso oefleve that the greatest source of progress is thrpoghjthe adoption of policies which stimulate the opportunities for individual enterprise. "When I say government must play a part, I want to make it clear I mean .just (hat and no more. For example: It is generally recognized that, more autos must be made in our country. Private industry will build those autos. But it is the.job of the government to providV the expanded highway ,«(ystem that more autos will require. This is what I mean when I say the government musXPlay its .part." Convention Flwhas Senate Republican Leatier Everett Dlrksen^nl., doe* not expect to be nominated vice president, But he's ready and willing io be. Asked about the matter, Dirksen smilingly replied, "I am a servant of the people. I am a servant of my country. And I am a servant of the party."... Members of Nixon's staff are saying that if elected to the White House, he is definitely planning to name a woman to his cabinet. They are hinting he already has a specific appointee in mind. (Q I960. The Hall Syndicate. Inc.) MIRROR OF YOUR MIND "' J08E ™ mamer growing in importance at an inter-collegiate sport, the number of participant* in baseball tournaments haying increased some 300 per cent since World War n. High schools have increased the number of scheduled game*, improved coaching and playing skills and "built up immeasurable improvement in team strategy." Do mo»t neurotic* need urofewjonal advkw? Answer: They may, but psychiatrists usually do not give professional advice except U) emergency situations to prevent destructive acts. As a rule they feel they can be more effective by helping patients discover the answers for themselves. Actu< ally most neurotic patients re* stnt advice, even when they have requested it. and usually try to prove it wrong. Others, Is praise MI elfootlve work stimulus? Answer: Yes, and so is reproof, in stimulating students to put forth their best efforts, praise and reproof are about equally effective ov«r a short period, but praise appears more eJfective in long-range programs. Even without praise or blame students usually improve in school work as long as they Are boys losing Interest to ilt>^tthn II 9 •pej§^»*«i^«» • Auweri This is a commonly are kept appraised of "how they unable to follow advice, often held misconception of older are doing In relation to others- blame the therapist fur their adult males. However, Scholar As a rule, pupils put forth the anxieties that attend their fail- tic Magazinejp News Letter ie- least effort when they are ktpt utes. ports that Baseball has been in ignorance of the standings. (0 IMO. Kias PatvMrM 6vod., toe.)

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