PAGE HAIR ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 1963 Editorial We Don't Tell THEM David Latrreiice •ess' in THE LITTLE WOMAN for long wi have expressed opposition in these columns to the Illinois Legislature's bent tor takinu rights awa\ from, .ind imposing upon what we rcg.ird .is the rights ot lix. 1 ! y.n\ eriimi. nt. Most tru]iicntly noted ha« been the General AssembK's tendency to establish minimum salaries. 01 maximum salaries whose limits the local governments soon arc pres- suud to reaJi. to; local employes and office: s. Tii!* i- particularly grievous when the legislature takes no .u'tion to help bail the loc.i! i;r>vei nmc.nt« out ot the financial jams into which this meddling is bound to throw •hem. V> ithin less [hin ,1 week the legislature has completed .ution raising the maximum limits on M|.II,I> ,,t count \ officers and establishing minimum r.m* tor ut\ police and firemen. In neither case has die legislature provided am additional source ot revenue tor these publu servants' pa\ raises. Cur own opinion is that police and firemen are deserving public servants. They should be paid the highest salaries commensurate with balancing of the city budget and maintenance of other needed public services. And we'll agree that Alton police and fire- men should be pcttini; more than even the S47^ ,1 month floor set by the legislature. They still are receiving less than workers in many occupations who have far less res- Civil Rights Campaign WASHINGTON - A legislative tor the pulilic welt.ire, require far ; process that operates under duress less skill .it their t.isk^. .ind work much e.isi.T hour*. Vet. there i<; .1 morit't.m limit. T.txes .mil fees ot v.irious kinds .ire the sources .iv.iil.ib!-.; for revenue to pay these people. And tlv".e is iinprecedcnled in the halls of i Congress. The attorney general ol 'the United States, Robert F. Ken jiicdy. in presenting to the House) i Judiciary Committee 1 his proposals! : for "civil rights" legislation, made. must come from the public, which makes the jseveral references to recent sired! ilisch.'r^i' ot public officers' responsibilities tho more ditiicnh by tulktnj; .it even the t.iM"- it now pay*. \\"e don't envy Mayor P. \V. D.iy his task di'monstivitions in various cities; and "the violence which has sometimes accompanied them." He said these were a direct result l racial discrimination and that arisen of leadership tor the city council in finding the resentments which had the way out — particularly in view of the ! riuo to racial discrimination were ; "justified." i Nowhere in the statement was budget and you're supposed to come up with ! j| ^plained why it required the comment by one city council member Monday niulit that "It's your job Mayor. It's your a way to finance it." And we can go along with the Mayor's reply: "\Vlioever wants things added should tmd a way to pay for them." Everybody at the finance committee meeting seemed to agree on this. Unfortunately the next demand for an increase came from the General Assembly. And they tell us. We don't tell them. © King Ft«turc.< Syndic.-!!*, Int., HX8. World righla tentm 25 and 50 Years Ago "It's not fair—all those doctors on TV and not one dentist!" stimulus of "demonstrations" bring about consideration by Congress of any of Hie current legislative proposals. j The attorney general in his statement discussed constitutional! doctrines and indicated some ol the barriers that have hitherto caused hesitation in dealing with these same racial problems. In I wish to comment on Mrs. I Let me point out first of all, the recommending to Congress now. Vclma Simons' letter in the For- j "stand" was not a "ministers' for instance, the passage of a lawjum, June 25. Her article has to island! "The boycott was conduct- Readers Fonts Committee not Ministers More Sessions for Assembly? would forbid racial discri- in restaurants, lunch places of amusement, I or some time we have been urging annual sessions for the Illinois General Assembly. Now it appears voters, themselves, stand a chance of getting to express their opinions on the proposition. The House Wednesday passed by a tremendous majority a constitutional amendment providing just that, and if the Senate passes it by a two- thirds vote, we will be able to ballot on the question in November, 1964. Illinois is one of few states remaining under our present plan of biennial legislative sessions. The financial picture is more difficult to solve under this system. And we have fewer opportunities for the legislators to get back into Springfield and observe whether the budgets are being wasted. It also enables budget waste to concide with primaries and elections. One of the most important arguments for more frequent sessions, however, is the possibility that it will develop closer response of the legislature to the public needs and sentiments, and greater responsibility of the legislators, themselves, toward their constituents. We regret that Rep. Leland Kennedy's proposal for longer terms for legislators did not meet with success. It would improve the quality of our legislation even further. As it is now, members of the legislative body in Illinois with the biggest and most intricate job to do get the shortest terms of any in the state to learn it and perform it. House members have two-year terms now. Senators have four years compared to four years for city council, town board, and county board members. Another constitutional amendment up to the Senate is that eliminating the ban against mination counters. stores and hotels, Mr. Kennedy i states that, because these faciii- consccutivc terms for sheriffs and county ities are open to the public, they jare not at all "like a private home do with a boycott of certain beer eel by a legitimate group who. at brands by the ministers' group in Alton. Mrs. Simons challenged the ministers involved in the beer d'spute about their stand on whiskey, wine, other name brands of private club to which the|beer, and all intoxicants," etc. or a lowner invites only the guests lie !selects." This differentiation has ! never ocen sanctioned by the i courts as a basis for interfering treasurers. We have urged before that both should be permitted to run for re-election on their records, if we continue to elect them at ail. The state is fortunate to have gotten the good results it did under the present system, which leaves men in both offices no incentives but owner ol a business. ! tissue paper one night last weekiperated by the United States Gov their consciences. i The theory envolved by the De- i in the 300 block of E. 9th Street j eminent, though they operate un» » * * » ipartment of Justice, however, is |certainly did a beautiful job. I der the name. the time of its organization, selected the name "Minister's Committee on Employment Relations." The ministers' relation to the above group is about the same as that the United States' Government holds with the United States Steel Co., United States Pencil [Co., or the United States Con- Thc kids who trimmed the six servatory School of Music. Not with the individual rights of ihe!trees with six different colors of lone of the above companies is op- owner of a business. 'tissue nanor nnp nirrlit Inst wrualr I npralprl hv Hip ITnitpH St.-itps Hnv- i Catchup Sen. David Davis of Bloomington, a Republican, gave a new aspect to the fight in General Assembly over state aid to schools by pointing out that this part of school financing had slipped from 28 per cent to only 20 per cent of the total. While state aid has remained at the same level for some years, local taxes have been going up continuously. In short, if the state does give a generous raise — and a bill providing for just such a thing has been sent to Gov. Kerner now — it will be a move toward restoring the old percentage balance between the two sources of public school revenue. j that, because a business concern j deals with the public, it may be subject to complete regulation or possibly extermination by the federal government. This alleged authority is derived from the clause of (he Constitution which gives Congress the power to regulate interstate commerce, and Mr. Kennedy cited various laws j passed by Congress in this field.! Not a single one of these statutes,' however, covers the selection of customers of a business. They The trees looked more colorful j The Ministers' Committee on fhan the trees at Christmas time. This work had to be done late at night. It's astounding how the kids Employment Relations is not operated by a group of ministers. There may be a few (one or two) could reach the tops of the trees!who hold membership in the com- and where they could find that! mittee. much paper. I preach against the use and The bill sent to the governor calls for other countries. $32 million more than Kerner provided in the budget he sent to the legislature. It would hike the present S252 per pupil to .S297 — a welcome prospective addition to local educa- United States has the so-called commerce clause of the Constitution been invoked to regulate (lie , customer relationship of a busi- I he Senate appropriations committee per- j ness owne ,, and indiv jdual citizens. deal with employees, or the practices of the employer in his relations with his own workers, or the practices of business owners in relation to other businesses or in shipping goods to other states or Never Invoked Never in the history of the tion monev resources. formed a public service by shelving a bill that would have diverted a motor fuel tax funds for school aid. This reshuffling of the gas taxes should not be condoned. And other authorities in the legislature now insist the school aid can be obtained from other sources. Drew Pearson's Mcrry-Go-Round AT & T Grabs for Moon Phones The attorney general conceded that the 14th Amendment cannot be invoked for equal rights in this category and he correctly referred to the Supreme Court decision of 18.83, which specifically held that the federal government could not on its own constitutionally enact legislation in this class of cases because this is a power held by the several states. Placinp These same kids, if their par-(sale of any intoxicating drink as ents ask them to go get a loaf!a beverage: our church covenant of bread at the grocery store, or j forbids it. and we believe the perhaps to cut the yard, would j Bible teaches against the use of say it's too much work. ; strong drinks. This beautiful display on E. 9th j I am not speaking for the Street, took a lot of work, and I'm! "Ministers' Committee on Em- sure they had a lot of fun doing it. At least nothing was damaged, as on Halloween night. No one can condemn the display, except someone had to pay for all that beautiful paper. And I'm sure there is no city ordinance against making a neighborhood more beautiful. WILLIAM A. CRIVELLO 422 Foulds Ave. ployment Relations," but as one of the pastors in Alton. REV. JOHN C. OLIVER, Pastor Union Baptist Church, Seventh and George Streets years ago, and the inference 1 now is that only the carefully planned parades and "sit-ins" have brought the administration into action. Legislating under duress is a new experience for Congress. When the debate really begins, it will become evident that Congress does not relish the idea that the new "civil rights" bills are being considered primarily because coercive demonstrations have occurred or because threats are being cir reliance, therefore, oiv culated tnat * if Congress doesn't [he commerce clause of the fcd-|P ass tho laws - lherR wil1 ho OU H ,eral constitution, the head of thel brcaks of violence. WASHINGTON — Jim \Vcbb. [will interconnect with the services,ma doesn't always make h oa d-;L)epartment of Justice in th» ' ' '" the hard -wen-kins head of the tvi |of the Be!) Telephone system cp-'lines. While the world was gossip- coul ! sf , O f i,j s statement to the (C 1963, N.Y. Herald-Tribune. Inc.) A menominee Indian official said recently that Indians can gain leadership only by training and hard work, and not by joining in the activities of other minority groups. "Every man, woman, and child must have the guts to learn to work," this Indian official told an Indian leadership forum. 'Negroes in the United States have been frustrated for 100 years, but the social problems of Indians gc back more than 300. Federal troops were called to rescue the Negroes, but with the Indians it was just the opposite. They went after the Indians. FRED J. MILLER, Rlc. 1, Jerseyvillc June 27,1938 The tentative budget for the school fiscal period opening July 1 totaled $352,537, with receipts estimated at $662,691.02. Under the receipts was included: for re-appropriation — $43.104 cash on hand in the educational fund and $23.626.26 in the building fund: and from taxes, $299.560 for educational purposes, and $12,000 for building purposes. The Granite City Press-Record reported thai slot machines were "whirring again" in the Tri-Cities area, outside the city. The machines had been removed from taverns shortly before the primary election in April. Award of a contract for a new heating plant at Hose House No. 1 tolled the demise of the "rannoball stove" used during the horse and steam pumper days of Alton's fire department. The James Barrett Sheet Metal Contracting Co. won the contract with a $715 bid. Mrs. L. M. Cummings was elected president of Alton Unit No. 126, American Legion Auxiliary. The Alton American Legion nominated John Dick for commander of its post No. 126, and completed plans for its July 4th picnic at Roi'k Spring Park. George Cox was named general chairman of the picnic committee. A well was being sunk at Grand Theater to supply cool water for an air-conditioning unit. Work on a similar job at the Princess Theater was halted at 40 feet when no water was found. The Karmelkorn Shop restaurant on Ensl Broadway near Market street was purchased from Mr. and Mrs. Fred Phillips by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kelly of St. Louis. Raymond, 8, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Reid of East Alton, sustained serious injuries to his face and hands when a firecracker exploded in his hand. He had burns to his face, hands, lips, and inside of his mouth. The Girls Drum and Bugle Corps sponsored by Wood River American Legion Post won first place in a contest held in Sportsman's Puik, St. Louis. Money found in the front yard of the George Newman home on Short street, Bethalto,' was returned to Joseph Gavin, identified from his billfold papers being chewed by a dog at the Newman home. A Bible salesman, noting the scattered money, notified Mrs. Newman, who traced Gavin through a classifeid ad. June 27,1913 Lincoln Beachcy, retired stunt flyer, who tor several years had defied death in the air, wa* gripped by stage fright as he soloed in a vaudeville stage attraction at the Airdrome. Nerves which had never bothered the 26-year-old flyer in an airplane went on a rampage after he' made a brave start before the footlights and an audience that filled the outdoor theater. His voice cracked, then for about 30 seconds his vocal chords tightened to where he was speechless. Movies of some of his stunts he was describing saved his premier performance. They gave him time to get his wavering voice under control. Beachey told a Telegraph reporter who watched from the wings he never before had been so frightened. He had grounded himself, he said, because of deaths of a number of flyers who attempted to emulate some of his hair- raising feats. Beachey was breaking in at Alton before moving on to Chicago with his lecture tour. The Bluff Line was to abandon steam locomotives for gasoline-powered motorcars on all main line runs through Alton. First test of a motorcar had been so successful that a second had been added. The road's only steam trains now operating here were those serving the Grafton branch. City officials expected no future complaints about noise from carnivals. Only one spot was left where the traveling tented shows could set up. This was the remote "old circus grounds," east of East End Place. Next carnival scheduled here had been booked under Moose lodge sponsorship for July 7. Milk being destributed In Alton by all established dealers was meeting required standards under test, according to the Rev. S. D. McKenny, city milk inspector. Tests thus far revealed no use of preservatives and showed the milk safe for babies, he said. Quality of a few samples of milk, however, had been "just high enough to get by." The long dry spell, only recently and partially broken, had defeated initial efforts of Rock Spring Country Club to establish a good turf on its golf course. One batch of 5150 worth of grass seed had been a total loss. Weeds had taken over what little sprouted, and several areas were being plowed in preparation for reseeding. Victor Riesel Says: Ship Unions' Tiff May Hit Rails tional Space Agency, will prob- erating as a common carrier." |ing about sex in England and TV ably be known all through life as| Tnc communications setup for the man who doesn't like lady| thc , IJloon launching is considered astronauts and thereby let Russia | a very delicate matter. It will get the jump on us among space! a( . tual j y con nect with the launch- feminists. Less known, but econoj ing pad will j iam i!e the count- ically more important, is the fact i riwvn> and Sp ijt- S econd timing is that Jim does love the largest necessary for the delicate oper- corporate queen in the USA — : ;ltion O f reaching the moon. NASA was recording the voice of the first lady astronaut, an Air Force major was spending a night at a desk in the Pentagon trying to save the eyesight of an Arab youth in the fareway Sahara. Major M. A. Thompson w a s House, said: "I believe a proprietor might refuse to sell to a disorderly or impropely dressed customer, but no American should be discriminated against because of his color, race or religion." But there is nothing in the court and Tele- preparing to quit for the day when decisions based on the commera technicians had considered it es-jhis phone rang urgently. Out of j clause of the Constitution which 'scntial to have their own system, j habit, he glanced at the clock [denies to any proprietor of a busi American Telephone graph. This lady seems to bo his real arP flatly opposed to having a 'and noted the time: 5:05. p.m., 'niess the right to use his own sued heart. commercial telephone company! June 14. Judgement as to what constitutes Not only did Webb help nego- t \r, the job. They arc very irked ] t was an appea | f rom N Pa |!a good customer relationship. liato the deal when by American ; ,t the intervention of the tele- 'Welsh of the International Eye.! The sum and substance of the TKL and Tel got chief contiol phone company. Hank for an Air Force plane to o\er the commtmc.iations satel- ; However, the bids are still un- n^h a p a j r O f oves to "Algeria lite, even though the taxpayers!opened and the matter is still up f or -, n emergency operation put up the research funds, bin U,. : in lhr . ; ,ir. while waiting to see, w . (j|j)lf , anxiously was , Q . y(?ar . whole argument seems to be that an owner of a business may always use his own judgement as to whom he mav sell his wares but I other day Webb's agency sent an | how much power AT&T can exert :()|f) Mahamec | Abdcl-Kade'r '.vho, "PP»rently the moment he allow-: abrupt telegram holding up the! with Jimmy Webb, and if neces-, Ml( | c |,, n | v bids on a government-owned com-jsary the White House, municalions system fur the moon: i n the Eisenhower administra- program — because the telephone ition, AT&T induced the govern- company objected. Forty - eight contractors hadj|j n( . s operating in the been invited by NASA to bid on a j parks and on milit sty.stem olconimunientionson Mer-jto the giant phone combine, also 1,'p'"')^'").,^ had painful, dark journey from the Ain Salah oasis across the desert to Algiers. By the time he racial discrimination to enter HIP recesses of his mind, he can be penalized. What has not been solved is the I n - i '"r>* 1 Ia * IJV ill"-- (.line m: jinenl to turn over all its phone ^.^ (h(? Bcnj Massaoud hos . dilemma of the business owner n the national : pj(a) |))e doctors figul . ed he h . ld I who finds that lots of white people-1 ary reservations 1 ^ lhan \, s hours bc , fore j( , vo j ld will not come to his establishments rill Island, Fla.. from which Ih man will be launched to --each tin 1 moon. They had yono to Florida at no little expense to themselves to attend a briefing, and submitted bids due to be opened June HI. built the sage early warning system in Canada at a profit estimat- to save his sight. But across the Atlantic in the Major Thompson was ed at $210,000,000. Under the 1 ''''"' 1 " 011 Kennedv administration i. took :illi ^ l ' 1 >' P lllli "8 together the mir- over the Communications Satel- ( " 1 ''- 1 th; " would provide new eyes for the desert vouth. lite Corporation and now wants if he permits Negroes to crowd i into his restaurant. He will then, have to decide whether he will permit a few. Sl/.c vs. Evil Some of the Democratic leaders CROSSWORD - -. - By Eugene Sheffer 10. 31 34 47 13 Kb 3-2. 48 3fc, 14- >7 3o 4-Z M 44- NEW YORK—In mid-July most ol America's water-borne craft— ncluding vacation-bound vessels, lugs, barges, freighters and tankers and even some ferries— may lie as idle as painted ships on a canvas in an old seafarers' tavern. Such paralysis almost struck at midday on Thursday, June 20. The National Maritime Union (NMU), led by an angry Joe Curran, had alerted 2,500 pickets to hit all U. S. ports—on all coasts, on the Great Lakes, and even along thousands of miles of inland waterways. These pickets did not strike- but it took the White House, vice president Lyndon Johnson, Labor Secretary Willard Wirtz, Assistant Secretary of Labor James Reynolds, intercontinental and transcontinental telephone calls to make a temporary peace. Those pickets may be ordered out again to parade before coastal and inland waterway docks some 16 days after the sailing of the j now controversial S.S. Maximus from the port of Philadelphia. That's about the length of time it is expected to take the freighter Maximus to make the round trip to and from Havana with its Bay of Pigs ransom cargo. It is manned by Curran's affiliated Brotherhood of Maritime Officers, a 26- year-old union once a member of John Lewis' United Mine Workers District 50. When the S.S. Maximus returns, another union, the Marine Engineers Benefical Assn. (MEBAi, will demand that MEBA ship engineers replace the present crew— which won't get off. MEBA will picket. Then the National Maritime Union will back up its own Brotherhood of Marino Officers by deploying 2,500 pickets across the continent. Few realize what this could mean. If these pickets are successful, they first will tie up this mam- But suddenly Southern Belljmooii. to plant its telephones on the) Telephone, part of the giant AT&T empire, protested to Jimmy Webb. The intimation was that if Hie guvrinmeiil iiisiylcd on opr-ratiny; its o\\n telcph >nc lines on Merrill; Island launching area, thuy might nut be able to houk up with the Bell Telephone system outside. There was a further hint that if Jimmy Webb didn't bow to American Tel and Tel, the Telephone company would go ovur bis head to the White Huu.se, when; Dr. Fred Kappel, head of AT&T, has been JFK's dinner guest and where tht'iv si-ems to be a friend ly feeling lor the big phone monopoly. AT&T didn't have to go to the Whit' 1 House, however. NASA promptly .sent a telegram to all bidders, statiin;: "lii'lore proceeding with the evaluation ('.MM I Communications Materiel anil maintenance) NASA will first resolve questions cow erninj> whether certain services to be provided under Q M o A Drama Without Headlines The most heart-rewarding dra Alton who wish to support the proposals by the attorney general are suggesting that local boarding houses and smaller restaurants might have to be excluded from the proposed law in order to get it pass. cil tills year. It is not explained; .H't trainer to fly the eyes from )us| ))ow <.„„„,.„., jtself , an dls , i criminate as between different! th,.| Fighting against time and red i tape, Thompson located a jet tan- Iker that was preparing to take off at 2: 10 a.m. from Shaw Air| Force Base, S. C., for North! .Africa. He- also arranged for a HORIZONTAL 45. precious [Washington to South Carolina. „ •, ,, •.un-mp-.r-.r.h , P rcclous °- VPS wm> ^!s.xes of restaurants when Ihe act,, <;;n!!;,^i;:;:nv le ' p ' r '' lh ?• ^' < M i ° * n *™* ^-^ ,es. („,. .i, f - legislation is *„> ?AIM- s (J V™!lu'Y Ub ™io r r '" , <n " S "'" WilMlin «" i:l posed to be racial discrimiation. ; J Ab I. S. C,f HJM.r, Y. r.altor n ., vncnrH 1 r -t 'mmiitnt- <•] IMMI M^rr in ,i ie<oid L, minutes, aniMiig |)() ma(t( . r , )(m . ()1 . wh( . ( . f , j( 0(VU| . ;; ,uhscri|ition PI let- 4Uc wc-i-klv hV|al 11 p.m. !• ive minutes later, theji.-,,,. ,,.1,.,, i v , u ti,,. ^i-/.. ..f -, hnwi airier, hy mult $12 a vear In Illinois . . ,„.,:„„,.„,., , , ,,. , .. ' '" ul1 ''' lllls tlu M/l ()I a l)u ' s! ,nd Missouri, .fis in all (,ih..-r stales. J'' "'"iiei was whistling down the' , ss (0 f(o wjt)l m(1 a |i t ,j, ( ,j ,, v j| " ', nn ; va y- ,, Loived? I hen -suddenly, for military rea- Th( . 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( , (|u , p,, ( . si( ient'.s first mesKai.'/' Ihompson urgently caller! the,_. in B irmingliam, in Jackson, in headquarters command posi.; m>iu . hy Cambridge, in Philadelphia which got Maj. lien, John lie.- ter, Ihe assistant Air Force vici chief, out of bed at 1 a.m. to ex- jand in many other cities—make it liat the attack upon the.-c problems must be accelerated." plain the emergency. He agreed! Hu , HOmo n , ( , nl | M .,. s of Congres that the "hold" order could bi waived until the plane landed in North Africa. are beginning to ask why it w;js necessary to be influenced by 'street demonstrations. Racial prob- 1W3 , Bell Syndicate., inc.) 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With (© 1963, King Features Synd., Inc.) Weapon* CUYPTOQUIPS GHVXTF RLFPTH LF G L P R OVVB OHTTXTH. Yesterday's Cryptoijuip: USUAL COLLEGE} PAGEANT IB TO PEJSCEDB GRADUATION. moth port from which sail Ameri-|for Cape Canaveral. ca's huge luxury liners. About 1,000 pickets will be used here. Tug Tieup Some of them will immediately immobilize the harbor's tugs. Since many of these are owned by railroads, NMU plans to picket ail depots and freight yards where they are linked to the waterfront. In January '61 pickets which tied up the tugs also slopped some of the rail lines for hundreds of miles inland. And inland is where tills battle between two rival AFL-CIO ship unions is headed. One of Curran's aides told me that the pickets would hit the inland waterways system. No mere threat this. In the past NMU pickets have been strung out along 6,000 miles in eight states affecting major river ports from Pittsburgh, Pa., to Brownsville, Texas. Now, says the NMU spokesman, they will tie up transportation on the entire 28,0000 miles of inland waterways along which move barges carrying hundreds of millions of dollars worth of cargo. Some of this is mighty vital- especial ly the equipment bound Today's Prayer Most gracious heavenly Father, grant unto us the courage to face ourselves, to uncover the selfishness, and provide us the insight to understand why we act as we do. Help us to recognize the wrong within us before we condemn the evil around us. Make us aware of our own faults first, rather than the faults of others, and grant that we may seek Thy help to overcome these weaknesses. Through Christ we pray. Amen. —Roland R. De Lapp, Minneapolis, Minn., principal, Anthony Junior High School. (© 1963 by the Division of Christian Education, National Council of the Churches of Christ In the U. S. A.) "Inland 1 also means the Great Lakes. A stoppage there would affect more shipments which must be piled up during the Ice-free Hmmer months. There is considerable transport of wheat and other grain. The ore will be needed by the steel industry. The grain must be moved before foreign competitors grab up the market. Foreign competitors would make buy on the outer ports, too. The NMU picketing, which would be respected by most other waterfront unions, would be aimed only at U.S. shipping. Last Thursday, the picketing would have affected 230 ships in 32 major ports. But as additional vessels return to U.S. ports 675 In all could be affected. If these freighters and passenger vessels were immobilized, the trade would shift to foreign craft. Not Bluffing I don't believe Joe Curran Is bluffing. When he threatened to unloose the 2,500 pickets that Thursday afternoon he was telephoned by Secretary of Labor Willard Wirtz. The Cabinet official got several half hour postponements of picketing from Curran while pressure was put on Jesse Calhoon, president of MEBA, and its chief counsel, Lee Pressman, to yield its claims to the S.S. Maximus. At two p.m. Wirtz called Curran and said nothing could be done and would Curran hold off the picketing and come to a meeting in Washington that night. Curran said no. Angrily Wirlz retorted he would go on the air and tell the public that Curran was defying the government. Curran replied that he was not defying anyone, and that the pickets would hit all ports if the rival union persisted in its claims to the jobs aboard the S.S. Maximus. (©1063, The Hall Syndicate, Inc.) MIRROR OF YOUR MIND By JOSEPH WHITNEY occupational stress, rather than to women's immunity. Among women executives, the incidence of heart disease Is five to eight times higher fhan among housewives. When women with a strong desire for achievement engage in highly competitive business roles, their incidence of heart disease is virtually the same as it is among male executives. PRE* Do popular TV slum* get best rosultH? Answer: Not always. Some students of TV advertising hold that the creation of apathy achieves better results. TV programs that arc packed with humor or excitement tend to distract viewers, and they become restless and inalten- live when continuity is interrupted. When TV viewers are mildly bored they are more likely to give Are women immune to heart disease? In competitiveness a neurotic trait? Answer: It may be. Although not very desirable In the role of husband, neurotic competitiveness Is usually a valuable asset for an office worker or executive. Dr. C, Knight Aldrich, University of Chicago psychiatrist, said that when other factors are equal, the man with the strongest competi- attention to any break in the pro- , _. . .. „ , . „ ,. live drive becomes the greatest gram, somewhat as a tired, hur, A "' wer: lhe Inudcnce oi hearl success. If unresolved conflicts gry motorist spots an attractive disease is much lower among add a neu rotlc component to his looking restaurant In a crossroads women than among men. How- basic competitive drive, he has an town. ever, this is attributed to man's extra advantage. (<0 1863, King Features. Synd., Inc.)'
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