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Editorial Time for Better Understanding tt strikes a* the time his come for s formtl mpprothernent between the city »nd the Greater Alton Association of Commerce—if any such b nt until 1 }» Both, .sides now have had their say on the subject <Bf the City CouncH's resolution about channeling of road promotion activities. tt must be granted the city merits * place in the ttirt when it comes to promoting roads, tn fact such » place is often necessary. And it Would appear the city has had its place in some fast negotiations. *• But the Association of Commerce was or- kanized more than a dozen years ago. among ftther things, to we that Alton did obtain a good |b*dbu4lding program. City government wasn't taking much interest in real highway promotion khen. « If the City Council has any impression the GAAC isn't establishing proper liaison tft its efforts with the city government, the two bodies should work out details through a joint com mittee. Certainly the GAAC has hail to make itself responsible for highway development over a ! much wider area than would come within the city government's scope. We urge * conference between representatives of the two groups to reassess their relationships of the past and work out those of the future. Too many matters of too high an importance are involved to permit bickering over who i should do what—or be told what—to conflict j with advancement. The energy put into the bickering could gain a lot of progress if pressed into a planned program of coordination. Slate to Seek Downey Data | Illinois Attorney General William L. Guild jmnounced Tuesday he intended to inquire into the federal government's income tax case against jjPilliam W. (Smokey) Downey, former assistant to Governor Stratton. ; Thus far little has come out regarding the £ase because of the stage of litigation before the fcourt. Mr. Downey has pleaded "no content," a move that would not exempt him from punish- hient, but at the same time would hold up presentation of evidence against him in open fcourt. Federal Judge Omer Poos is due to decide bn the "no contest" plea in several weeks. If jhe denies the plea, evidence against Downey fcan be presented and made public. The Telegraph pointed out when the charges were first brought up that the primary interest in the case was not so much Mr. Downey's failure to pay his income taxes—though that is serious enough. The prime point would be what a man in his position as chief confidential aide to the governor would- be doing to make that amount of money. Mr. Downey had been operating a public relations firm. Such an operation, of course, could cover a wide scope of activity which could involve state law. The attorney generafs announcement of an inquiry into the matter is praiseworthy. Made thorough enough, it should clear up a lot of confusion—we hope in time to guide Illinois voters in November. Alton as Milling renter - A front-page picture in the Telegraph Tues- jday stressed the importance Alton is gaining in a revived field—flour miffing. ! The photograph showed a long line of automobile trucks, as drivers waited their turn to go to the Russell Miller Milling Co. with their 'Joads of wheat. The flow of the golden grain appeared at its height. Alton in its early years was a flour-milling 'center. Two firms were important in the industry—Sparks and Stanard-Tilton. Today, Alton again has a place in the milling sun, with the huge elevators and other in» » * » » 3 for 100 Who do the Russians think we are over here? Correctly, the United States and Great Britain rejected Monday as "completely unsatisfactory" a Soviet proposal to allow three inspections a year on Soviet territory to check suspected nuclear explosions. U. S. Ambassador James J. Wadsworth told the chief Soviet 'delegate to Geneva, Semyon K. Tsarapkin, the figure of three could not even be taken seriously in view of expert estimates that at least 108 "seismic events" take place annually in the Soviet Union. The inspectors would seek to check unidentified earth tremors. It is apparent that the Russians could conduct scores of nuclear experiments after the three annual checks had been used up. staliations of Russell-Miller on W. Broadway. More recently Russell Miller has taken over much of the old Sparks property. Again, wheat- harvesting time looms important for our area and our city as long lines of trucks bring the grain to Alton. In contrast to former years, the milling industry utilizes several forms of transportation. The automobile truck has replaced the horse- drawn wagon, huge barges now ply the rivers where once packet steamboats chugged their way up and down the Mississippi, and the railroads still are available as they have been for a century or more. Alton.as a flour-milling center enhances it;. importance to the huge fertile countryside that surrounds the city. » » » » » In flation Victim Next time anyone tells us something isn't "worth a farthing," we'll have an apt answer. There won't be any more farthings. The British are taking the farthing (quarter penny) out of circulation, and it isn't even legal tender after the end of 1960. The cause? Inflation. No one in Britain even prices items in quarter pennies any more, it seems. And besides, it costs more than the farthing is worth just to mint it. The "good five-cent cigar" can move over and make room for the farthing in the limbo of obsolescence. Victor Riesel Soys Steel Strike Impact Discussed NOTE—Too many people, tt t*em« to m«, hmv« forgotten the •tod .strike. Six month* later. 1 ••ked Roger Blough. Chairman of the board of U. S. Stwl, what Impact tt has had. Here Is his reply, in no uncertain terms: By ROGER BLOUGH PITTSBURGH — When Victor Riesel asked me to "feather- bed?'Jpr him — as he put tt — and do (his column on "The Lessons-'.of. the Steel Strike," it seenJM only fair to comply. After ajl, tome of the most interesting things we. learned about that strike came from him and from other famous column-writing, JP>Q8> For example, in the early day* of the negotiations, we wai^ informed that mere would be np Steel strike at all. Later on, wo. were assured that the strik* would last no longer than six wetfks or two months at most, and that a steel price hike happily to the siren song of faraway places. And the simple little chore he has left with me is to compress all the lessons ol the late lamented steel strike into a few hundred well-chosen words. That task would clearly be sim pier were it not for the fact that different people, with differing points of view and varying inte rests in the outcome, have undoubtedly gleaned widely divergent lessons from the prolonged steel controversy. So far as the steel companies are concerned, I can speak with all the assurance to which an amateur columnist is entitled; but in discussing the lessons which may have been learned by other people and other groups, I can only follow the example of my professional brothers-in-writing and speculate freely. The per- would follow immediately in K*^ reader - therefore, will the wake of any settlement fin- wlsel >' «»«true these speculative ally achieved For all of this invaluable information, of course, we were deeply grateful to these gentlemen; and it is in partial payment of our debt to them that I now find myself pushing this labored pencil while Riesel yields AltonEveningTelegraph Published Dally py Alton Telegraph PrinUiu Company f. ». COU8LEY. Publisher •ad Editor Subscription Price 'W ceols weekly carrier: toy mall fio • year with by in 100 mile* IK beyond loo miles Mall su5*cr!pUont not accepted In io • ond town* where curr U delivery Entered oteee metier at t Altoa. III. Act erc* a. ll?v Of AHOC'UTSO PBBM vely ,- Aoselet efforts more as an expression of hope than as a revelation of gospel. That being understood, it seems to me that the lessons of the steel strike might be summarized this way: A lesson learned by the steel companies is that they must keep trying but have not yet learned how to achieve a wholly non-inflationary labor agreement in so-called free collective bargaining, whether or not the government intervenes. Experience shows that such resources as the companies have thus fur been able to command have been unequal tq the power and influence arrayed against them in negotiations. A lesson for thoughtful political leaders might be that with power on opposite sides of the bargaining table divided as unequally as it now is, not even the strength and prestige of the highest government officials seem to prevail against the tide ol wage-push inflation thai inches irresistibly on. A lesson for the union leadership would be, hopefully, that no agreement which weakens the com|jetiUve position of the companies, or which baix the adoption of a better, easier and le*s- ex|*niiive way of doing work, can ever promote the job security or the long-range economic welfare of the union membership. And a lesson for union members may be that, loyal as they are — and should be — to their union, they are a vital part of a productive team which includes themselves, management and owners; and that they cannot injure the work of that team without injuring the whole enterprise —themselves included. Fortunately, such lessons as these are becoming clearer to all 01 us, I believe, and the new labor agreements provide the mechanism through which these lessons can be translated into action, progress and industrial peace. This mechanism consists of two joint union-company committees set up to tackle the thorny problems that have caused much of the dissension from which the steel industry has suffered in the past 20 years. With understanding and patience, there is real hope that these committees will discover one universal lesson of the steel strike: That the national interest the customers' interest, the union members' interest and the companies' interest are indivisible .. . that there can be no lasting benefit for one unless there is true benefit for all. And to that real hope, 1 firmly hold. O I860 The Hall Syndicate, Inc.) Six senior boys at St. Christopher's Schwl i ode from Hilchins, Knglund to London, 35 miles, on children's tricycles — to help Rel- ugei- Year by collecting along thi; way David Lawrence Opportunity To Protect U.S. Citizens WASHINGTON — After nil the big talk at thp two national political conventions about the need for n "firm" foreign \ Congress next week has an opportunity to do something con crete to protect the lives and properties of American citizens abroad. There's llttlo sense in appro printing billions for "foreign aid" or for assisting the United Nations to protect the lives of foreigner in such areas as the Congo, when no provision is being made to protect the properties of citizens who already have built their homes and businesses abroad. Why should American companies bo encouraged now of hero- after by our government to invest capital in foreign countries when, as in the case of Cuba, for instance, such properties are confiscated without satisfactory arrangements for adequate compensation? The United States is being asked to assist the new government of the Congo. Yet, in the face of firsthand testimony to the contrary, the Congo prime minister says it's a lie that foreign women have been raped and mistreated. American taxpayers are footing the bill for supplies being sent to the Congo through the United Nations, but there is no sign of any recognition by the Congo government of its responsibilities to the foreigners. Indeed, the new prime minister, Patrice Lumumba, who was wined and dined only a lew days ago in Washington, has just approved an order by his cabinet whereby all properties abandoned by the Belgians when they fled from the Congo will be grabbed by the government at Leopoldville unless reclaimed within eight days. This is a plain case of thievery. It is a result of the action of the Congo government's own troops, who engaged in the very atrocities which di rectly caused the flight of thousands of Belgians back to civilization. Businessmen ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Side Glances «» WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3,1WO I in the United tales are being importuned nowadays by their government to invest private capital in the "underdeveloped areas," so that the burden of direct aid will be lessened. But American capital is not likely to venture into lands where there is no respect for the rules of international law. This applies to some countries in Latin America as well as in Africa and Asia. Instead of depending on a IP1MB br Nf A. Int. T.M. »«t U.S. »«l. Olf. 25 and 5O Years Ago August 3, 1910 __ Only « te* *WW!M ***** M« «wi nw t*wi Augusts, 1935 The County Botrd's finance eommittw decided to recommend ft 3 per cent Interest rate on the proposed five-year JTO.OOO county debt funding bond Issue. Detlslon was reached on advice from Charles Boeschenstem, president of the Edwardsvllle Bank & Trust Co., and Its legal and financial advisers. The 3 per cent bonds couM be sold at pur. it was pointed out. The committee failed to reach discussion of the tax rate which would be necessary to finance th* bonds. A warehouse 60 by 100 feet and a second building 30 by fiO feet \*ere razed in a $20,000 all night fire at the Pollack Lumber Co. yards. Jerseyvllle. Discovered when policemen saw a plow in the sky, the flames were leaping high | In the air by the time firemen arrived. Two men were killed in Industrial mishaps over the weekend. William H. Coleman, 56. oi j aftermxm and at the Alrdome hi the evening. killed in a rallied' misl»p at Bwrtrer |M, William Miller, 44, Upper Ahon teamster *)rlU>loj«d by firucker A Offtbbe), was fatally tojurtd wften thrown from Mi wag* In a runaway it front and Central avenue. ' _^ __ ^ Illinois cireUH clerks afld county rtwffl*r« opened their annual convetrtiem h«f» tt ffllni Hotel. The group thet> accepted «n . to have its hmtnepi sfssloro at the ftBta' Chib. Mayor Ed Beall welcomed tr» vtettort to the rity. Frank E. George, of Geneva, president, was in the chair. Recorder C. M. Kaenn«m»nn ofiMndison County, a,*t*te vte« president, and Circuit Clerk J. Ai Bahiett had cooptttted Wllh the Alton committee in preparing ft* tilt Bltet- ing. Delegates and their wives were guestt for «n excursion trip on the Steamer Alton In the "You MUST spend the night! Ed can sleep on the back porch and pretend he's on a fishing trip, can't you dear?" Forum Recreation Road Now I have to admit that no one is better qualified than E. VV. Buckley to cover Alton's waterfront and past history. If Mr. Buckley should still be around When the McAdams Highway becomes a reality through the City of Alton, he would make a No. 1 guide for the road tourists. When Mr. Buckley speaks of the river road as a "cart track" to jobs or an extension of East Second street, he is thinking in the past tense while the people who use the river road are thinking of the present and of the future of the road, and the future does not mean that it will remain a work road. A good paved McAdams Highway through the city will be a service to the whole country and not to a few who used to Forum Writer^ Note Writers names must be published with letters to the Readers Forum. Letters should be concise and legible. All are subject to condensation. through Grafton, some city merchants might gain a little more trade along with the few more tourists. Mr. Buckley should forget the past and think of the future of the McAdams Highway. If he will count the number of cars using the road on week days along with weekends, he will find that time has made a change. AJton's portion of the McAdams Highway has become a recreation road, not a work 2418 Claire Ave., was found dead at Illinois Terminal Transportation Co.'s substation, apparently electrocuted. Bel) P. Curtis, 37, of Seminary road, was killed instantly, his neck broken In a three-foot fall from an electric locomotive at the American Smelting & Refining Co. plant. George W. Bauer, veteran fUmiture dealer, was struck by a car in front of his store as he crossed Broadway from Lincoln-Douglas Square. His injuries were not believed serious, but shock and bruises kept him from his job for the first time in many years. The car's driver said he was watching two other pedestrians on the street. Five Altonians were injured, two seriously, in a weekend automobile collision near Imperial, Mo. Frank D. Mathews, lock and dam foreman, suffered fractures of five ribs and a kneecap and his wife incurred a dislocated hip. Minor Injuries resulted to Percy Chapman, Shell Pe- Mi. and Mrs. C. E. Stahl were preparing to move from Moro to Upper ARon, their former home, and Presbyterian Church groups of Moro tendered them a farewell party, date of Which coincided with-the 50th birthday of Mm. SUM The Rev. Carey Fltzjarrell of Greenfield and Mrs, Rachel Ellis of Manchester, 111., weit united in marriage here by the Rev. Henry Dixon at his Edwards street home. The couple was to reside in white Hall while the Rev. FltZjarrel continued as pastor of Martin's Prairie Baptist Church. Now that grading and widening Of Main street hill, near Washington Garden, were nearly completed, Wood River highway commissioners met in Yager Park and completed plant to have .storm water drainage from the hill piped under the interurban railway tracks and discharged into a culvert under the Big Four right-of-way. Village Clerk George Crawford of East Alton troleum employe; and Bertha and Ella Emma, i appointed Miss Eva Farris as his deputy. One children of Mrs. Mathews. Sharing first prize in the beauty contest »t Western Cartridge Co.'s annual employe picnic in Rock Spring park were two girls who, unrelated, had the same last name: Miss Ernestine Watson of the fusee department and Miss Ruby Watson of detonator. Deaths included those of Ben Lockman, 70, Greenfield; and Ben Schulte, 45, who collapsed on the Dorsey farm of Ben Johnson. i of her duties was to issue hunting licenses. Operations at the Beall Bros, rebuilt East Alton factory resumed, in part, when three presses began turning out hammer heads. Elsah and Clifton Terrace as well at Piasa Chaulauqua were experiencing a boom in »um- mer resident visitors. One of the reasons was that the Bluff Line had arranged train tervice to meet the needs of St. Louisans who commuted to and from work. The Allen-Scott Report Labor Meeting Is Postponed haul rock from Job's quarry. Jroad. With the river Yoad running, FRED J. MILLER. What If He Got Started! The dog days of summer are sometimes known as the silly season and I can demonstrate, as well as some of the "regulars," that I can be as silly as the next fellow. Also just as dull. I've long promised to write a serious letter to the forum., So I have been searching for a suitable subject, a more difficult problem than I had anticipated. This is not due to the Our Slip Showed lo? Does he own a piece of the All-America newspaper? Just one edition? I'll admit he does write with a smooth flow of words. But come, now! His journalistic style Is not that of Twain or Ben Franklin. Or can it be you're short of material? If you are, stop and Today's Prayer Almighty Cod. help us this day to do only such things as leave no regret but have Thy approval. Make us reverent, thoughtful, and considerate in all our dealings. Help UK to control all unworthy desires. Dedicate us anew to Thy will; in the name of Christ. Amen. —Joseph R. Suoo, Washington, D. C'., p r o f e s s o r of religion, George Washington University. <£> I960 by the UivUiou of QvUtlun Education National Council of the Oiurthet of Christ lo the U.S.A.) World Court to secure protection for the legal rights of American citizens, it would be far better to enter into bilateral agreements with the governments of individu- scarcity of subjects but the al countries that seek American aid, and to require a written understanding that, if disputes arise over confiscation or "nationalization" of private busi- icsses, there would come into operation judicial machinery that had been set up in advance. Special arbitration tribunals, with representatives of neutral countries, could be provided for, which would render judgments in specific cases. Failure to abide by such decisions should give the government of the United States, or of other countries which follow the same course, the right, granted by treaty beforehand, to use their armed forces to take vi'r any properties confiscated by a foreign government where no proper system of compensation las been established. If Uie United Nations, for instance, is to send in joint military forces to police troubled areas, it can use them also to protect property rights. Superficial thinking sometimes attributes less importance to property rights than to "human rights" — as if the two could always be separated. Yet in the Congo tens of thousands of natives are suffering the loss ofj jobs because an immature government has recklessly driven out all the managers, the technicians and the trained employes of foreign business establishments. Also, nearly all of the doctors of the community have been forced to flee. It will take years now to train substitute] personnel, and in the meantime the native population will suffer. This is indeed a human tragedy. There is lots of talk in Congress about "foreign aid," and it is frequently referred to also in the speeches of officials of the executive branch of the government. But there can be little accomplished to stablize the economy of small countries just by "giveaways." Unhappily, the neglect of these basic issues by the governments of the United States, Britain and; Francis France and other governments 31 Bristle in the free world, has produced 39 German live* a form of international anarchy.! JiS 01 *?,, t , This will not be overcome until i J'Sfrtlng those same governments reassert j 4$ Corrupt* super-abundance thereof. I started to compile a list but it left mo exhausted — and considerably depressed. I had no idea there were so many unamusing things in the world. Take taxes, for, example, or „ toothaches', Onfy a extract any fun from either. The same goes for Communism or the H-bomb, both pretty grirn inventions. However, what could one 'say about them that has not already.been said? i So I have been considering (some pseudo-serious or quasi- Who is this William A. Crivel-!serious subjects such as: cellophane, dandruff, work, psychiatry, politics, inflation, monthly how does he rate two spaces in [bills, ulcers, divorce, relatives, symphony concerts, teenagers, termites, etc. What I need, of course, is something with meat in it—but not a sandwich; something uplifting, but not an article of clothing; something breathtak- call or write me. I've got a mil-ling, but not a poke in the solar lion things to write about. (plexus; something ethereal, but Incidentally congratulations on | not funereal. It must lend itself the Reader's Forum. Who ori-;'o adjectives—and exclamation ginated this good idea. i points! It should arouse strong PAUL A. HOCK!men to feats of derring-do and R. 2, Brighton (ED'S NOTE: Answer to No. 1 — It conies of keeping too many extra letters in type, not too few as happens occasionally. An accident, pure and simple. Answer to No. 2 — We wanted to for a long time.) weak women to feats of daring- don't. Actually my most serious problem is falling asleep in the middle of television programs. As a result 1 never find out who married whom or who murdered whosis. What's more, I don't WASHINGTON — That Aug. 17 meeting of AFL-CIO chiefs, to determine whom they will officially support for President, is being called off. AFL-CIO president George Meany has telegraphed the 29- member Executive Council urging postponement of this Chicago gathering until the impending session of Congress winds up, presumably by Sept. 1. Purpose of this delay Ls to put the two political parties on t h e spot on such pending thorny issues as an increased minimum wage and tyedifftl caxp Js/t the aged. f No new date for another meeting is being proposed. Meany is asking this be left up to the 8- member Executive Committee. Under his plan, that inner group would decide when the AFL-CIO General Board assembles to take a stand on the presidential race. This Board consists of the 29 Executive Council members and other top union officials. Meany's unannounced move is certain to be approved. indicative of that is the favorable response of Al J. Hayes, Machinists president and an Executive Council leader, as follows: "It is too early to determine Hayes' blunt wait-and-see at-!for his backing at a crudial mo- titude is significant because since j ment in the tense convention 1948 his powerful union has sup- struggle. After the voting there. ported the Democratic slate. Kennedy personally thanked In the Democratic nomination j Brown for hi« decisive support... scramble, Meany and Walter: Three Kennedys (none of them Reuthcr, head of the Auto Work-!related to the presidential nom- ers and AFL-CIO vice president, jinee) are running for top Massa- were for Senator Kennedy. Onlyjcnusetts offices — two for the influential laborite to back Sen-j Democratic gubernatorial nom- ator Lyndon Johnson was Wil-jination and the third for State liam Doherty, president of the j Treasurer. The Democratic gub- 1.25.000-member Letter Carriers | ernatorial race is a battle royal jwith eight candidates seeking the ; prize. Gov. Furcolo, who is run- Association. Important Gain • IfCLTVI •*»•••, VW**H* I . , The Kennedy-Johnson ticket j" mg a p" nst vet « ran ^publican has scored a significant SouthernjSf n ' Levenett Saltonstall, has accession. Sen. A. Willis Robert- ""T °?P°™nt&, despite being son, Va., long-time close associate of Sen. Harry Byrd, veteran state leader, has written Kennedy warmly endorsing the Demo- endoreed by the Democratic convention. UUP PoliticaU President Eisenhower will de- cratic presidential slate and ex-(finitely campaign for the Nix- pressing belief "It will carry Vir- j on-Lodge ticket in the six states ginia." Party insiders are exub-j Nixon deems the key to the out- erantly claiming Robertson's let -(come of the contest — California, ter is the prelude to a public de-| Illinois, Michigan, New York, claration by Byrd for the Ken- Ohio and Pennsylvania. That's nedy-Johnson slate. In tl\e 1952 what Nixon is telling GOP lead- and 1956 campaigns, the powerful Byrd organization gave no aid and comfort to Adlai Stevenson, with the result that President Eisenhower carried Virginia both times. Robertson is running for a third term this year. . . Former Sen. Claude Pepper whether we should or should notj(D., Fla.) is definitely planning make an endorsement on' the| to see one of the four new House presidency. As matters now stand, the Machinists Non-Partisan Political League would not endorse either the Democratic or Republican ticket. I'm for waiting to see what happens when Congress takes up the highly important legislation it left unfinished." be unfortunate if I fell asleep writing this letter — and didn't Musical Moments much care. However, it would know how it turned out either. HERB LEGGETT, East Alton, Rt. 2. Answer to Previous PmzU ACROSft 1 Stringed instrument 6 "Pajama — • Musical measure 12 Wings 13 Level 14 High note of Guide's scalt 15 Pennants 17 Ignited IB Gardeneri DOWN 1 Corned beef ,* t Singing volt* S Unusual 4 Equals 5 Jewel 6 Opposed 7 Simple • Follow 8 Slurs 10 Landed 11 Grade 28 Moslems 4ft Actress 30 Heetinf device Terry 31 Ke«t«, for 10 Bring together " Re * ch toward 5nst « nc » 4V prii>K tujfcuicr - __.- •• i«.™.,n •again 21 Health resort* 23 Consume 24 Actress Gardner 20 Of the note 3ft Crown IS Dunne aotf Castle 40 French novelist 43 Moving 4« Lairs 47 Give fortb) 48 See eagle (SO Fruit " 61 Suffix (2 Peruse 85 Boy's nickname MFace H&rinkiaf place »4 Theater district 36 Paler the traditional right of u citizen to be protected against thievery by new governments boasting of their desire for "freedom and independence." The assumption of power must be commensurate with a uetue of responsibility and, if this is absent, discipline has o bf imposed from the autuid- by the military forces oi an international organization. Ittttl N. y. Herald Inbuilt. Inc.) 49 Senior 63 Australia* ostrich M Interpret M Nothing 67 "Gloomy Dem" U Feminine appellation MMuiicsl direction 10 Organ part •4 Require seats his state is slated to get in 1962 as a result of this year's census. Pepper disclosed this at the Los Angeles convention, explaining that while he "still hopes to return to the Senate some day," he considers being a member of the House "just as important." Gov. Edmund Brown has been asked by Kennedy and Johnson to come to Washington "at his convenience" to advise them on campaign strategy in California. Brown rates high with Kennedy ers in discussing campaign plans. He is saying, "The President has personally given me assurances he will stump in every one of these states. That should be of tremendous help to use because studies we have made show these six states win very likely decide this election." ____ In Massachusetts, the Republicans are not i-unning candidates in five of the 14 vongressional districts, despite an announcement that "every office will be contested." Massachusetts' delegation in the House is now split 8 Democrats to 6 Republicans . . Sen. Hugh Scott, Pa., former National Chairman and one of Nixon's six-member* campaign strategy board , { is consulted daily by him; sometimes several times and regardless of where they are. I9«o, The Hall Syndicate, toe.) MIRROR OF YOUR MIND By JOSEPH to assume any blame for his mistakes. Consequently hit; life is filled with unconscious fair of things he shuts out of hi* mind, and conscious fears that arise from his ingrained spoiledtehild attitude toward life. At times he may have fleeting fun. but he misses happiness because be can never be at ease witfe himself. Do American girl* develop early? Answer: British educator Malcolm Bradbury recently pointed out in Coronet (May, I960) that American schoolgirls are . practicing charm on teen-age dates "at an age when English schoolgirls are btill wearing uniforms and playing hockey." The result, he said, is that English girls not only develop socially, but also physically, much later than the l)oe» the future promt** a longer lifer Answer: Dr. Morris Fishbein, editor of Modern Family Health Guide, believes that in the not- too-distant future medical research will add 10 to 20 useful years to the average life span. Progress includes new eniyme preparations and glandular extracts designed to help older people retain their vigor. Dr. Fish- |rren|Muu|ble !MXi|i!e ever aapiiyf Aiwwer: Rarely it ever, <*1- bein urges speaking "u> a calm American counterparts. He likes though they often give that inv voice to avoid stress." which American women "even though pression. An irresponsible per- activates the glandular qfptem they interfere in affairs of state son simply refuses to think and places undue strain oj) de- mid dominate their men." about troublesome problerns or fense mechanisms. Kln« Future* Synd., Inc.)

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