Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 15, 1963 · Page 4
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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH MONDAY, JULY 15,1963 Editorial It Deserves a Fair Chance Sometimes we have to follow tlic two Steps fortvard and one step backward procedure — if we expect to get anywhere. We've seen enough of it in our time. And it. isn't limited to Alton or to Madison county. If you can head off a step backward now and then, however, it saves a lot of steps forward — or at least makes the steps forward more effective. We hope, then, that the Madison County Board of Supervisors will conserve its steps forward, taken last April when it voted by a narrow margin to adopt a county zoning ordinance. Opponents of zoning have insisted on their viewpoint, and now are ready to introduce a resolution before the board to kill the program. Apparently they have waited until Southern Illinois University started on its building program, then made their move. SIU's board of trustees, it may be recalled, voted last year not to start its building on the new Edwardsville campus until Madison county had a zoning program. The university, acting in good faith, launched its building quickly after the program went into effect. Contracts for two buildings have been let. • It's late for the university to back oitt. While some objectionable aspects may be seen in the school's warning it wouldn't build without zoning protection, at least its candor in the warning deserves better treatment than this: It might have waited until after the defeat of the program, then announced it was withdrawing. Alton provided an unusual aspect of the situation. First ctiy in the county to adopt a zoning ordinance, it defeated three of its The Big Lie Ve can expect communist forces in both Cuba and abroad to use to the hilt junta ousting of Ecudor President Carlo Julio Aro- somena, so the coup will mean much more than 3 mere change in government of one small country. The military decision to seize power was taken after Arosomena had publicly insulted the United States government in one of his drunken banquet appearances. He had alluded, to fellowship of Americans and South Americans, but charged exploitation by the United States government. The American ambassador, appealed to by him denied the president's charge, of course. The strategic utility of speech gives rise to wonder whether Arosomena was as drunk as some thought. In view of the attack on Washington, it will be only natural for the communist line to tie in United States support of the coupe. Havana Radio lost no time in following this trend, either. It jumped at the chance of charging this country instigated the coup — an action we have been avoiding under both the Eisenhower and Kennedy administration. We have been withholding use of force against Cuba, itself, largely because we realized the ease with which the friendship of Latin-American nations toward us could be alienated by one false move. "We waited, for this reason, until Cuba and Russia jointly pointed nuclear warheads mounted on rockets straight at our shores. Then at last Latin Americans were convinced of what Castro intends to do. Now again we must fight the lie, often repeated to the ignorant. And the He's result can well spread throughout South America. assisrand supervisors who had worked hard for the program. One of those elected had been an alderman while the city's program was in full operation. We believe, however, that one candidate who licnefittctl by the change, Assistant Supervisor Berry Harris, may have the most logical explanation. Mr. Harris cmphasi/.cd strongly in bis campaign charges — given considerable prominence in the Telegraph — ot large amounts of per diem and mileage collected by his opponents for county board and committee meetings. Other members of the board who had voted for the zoning program won re-election handily in their townships. So apprehensions of Alton board members over this aspect arc not too well'founded. Madison county now is making good progress toward getting the zoning program into full operation. We had hardly ha'cl time to feel its full advantages yet, though a few frustrations lierc and there are bound to give rise to objections. It would be extremely unjust to not only the supporters of the program, but to all residents of the county, to have zoning rescinded at the county board's meeting next Wednesday. We agree with Collinsville Supervisor Gilbert Killinger, chairman of the board's zoning and subdivision control committee: Flu- ordinance "ought to be given a fair chance to sec how it works out after admittedly needed changes in property classifications are made, before someone tries to scrap it." Maybe that's what the die-harcls who want to slaughter it so prematurely arc afraid of: It might work out if given a fair chance. SweetDreams^Sister Sister Estelle was a living symbol of Christian love applied through her work for an institution, but directed also intimately to the human beings her hospital cared for as individuals. Not too many make this mark in life. \Ve concentrate on benefitting people through institutions and lose sight ol the people; or we get so tied up with individuals that we flub our responsibilities to the institutions that could broaden our influence. Sister Estelle managed to accomplish the positive side of both trends. Night supervisor at St. Joseph's Hospital, with heavy and intricate organizational responsibilities that could try the patience as well as consume the time, she yet kept herself open for direct contact with every patient on a daily basis. Her sympathy with human sufferers drove her to visit nightly every patient in the hospital to lend the comfort of her presence. And she remained constantly nearby the rooms of those dangerously ill and near death, on the chance that her quick response might prolong life or grant opportunity for final comfort. Mercifully, Sister Estelle was spared the long suffering some go through as death approaches. At 70, and warned to take it easier because of a heart condition, she continued at her customary pace. And Friday afternoon, during her sleep after night duty, she slipped quietly away into the eternal dream that comes to us-all. Drew Pearson's Merry-Go-Round Harriman is Best Qualified Labor Secretary: Says Negroes Need Basic Work Rights By VICTOR KIESKt, •Few Presidential Cabinet members face as many crises per day as the Secretary of Lalwr of the U.S. After the turbulence of Arthur Goldberg's administration, his successor Willard Wirtz became known in some circle's as the "quirt man." I asked Mr. \Virl7 what preoccupied him most these days. Here is his reply. By \V. WILLAKD WlttT/ Secretary of tabor of the United Stales WASHINGTON — In the struggle for equality now at the forefront of our national life, a few basic areas of long-established prejudice and discrimination arc dominant. Every worker, regardless of his race, would like to have the knowledge thai his children's educational opportunities are adequate enough to hold out the promise, one day, of a fuller social and economic life. He would like to be able lo present himself to any personnel office and be judged on the basis of his individual merit. At present, these basic rights are too often denied to Negro workers. Of these considerations, t h e last may very well be the most important and yet the least understood by most Americans. The THE LITTLE WOMAN "Of course I don't understand men — but then T don't even understand simple things like, Einstein's, Theory!" Readers Forum Too Much Stress on Labels Tuesday, July 9, David Lawrence wrote an article. "Rights for Negro Will Hurt Trade." But suppose the Negro refused to trade at the service stations, grocer, and clothing stores. The economy of America would indeed be ruined. Some people do nol mind accepting the Negro's trade at such places, but when it comes to restaurants, they want kTI Wll *J V I 11W.TI f\l I IV. I H ttllil. ,1 U V, l « •, Ml Negro's place in our national em- to . draw the ]l ™ and clmm * wl " (Editor's Note—With the beginning of lest ban talks in Moscow today, Drew Pearson awards the brass ring, good |Russian country house. 'If so, for one free ride on the ;take this one.' 'How much would you pay [Corporation in Poland, which con? Would you give mo a dacha?'j t ra i| e d a large share of t h e Harrinmn asked, referring to the| worlcl>s . /inc anc] was a)>so se jj, ec ] I'll Washington Merry-Go-Round, to Averell Harriman, U.S. Under-Secretary of State.) WASHINGTON - The U.S. diplomat who sits down with Russian and British delegates to ne- goiiutt' a lest ban agreement has liiid more experience with Stalin, Khrushchev, and the Russian people than almost any other American. He also has run the gamut of many jobs in the USA, from governor to cabinet member. Averell Harriman was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, and critics used to say that otherwise he might have had difficul ty feeding himself " 'OK. it's yours,' 1 said. 'Let's sign a contract.' 'I'm still waiting for him to by the Russians. Despite these clashes, Harriman was sent to Russia as u war- lime ambassador and proceeded to nag and goad Washington into come lo work," said Khrushchev. ; speeding up the supp i y ij ne to This good-nalured camaraderie Hie first part of his life was jon either side. lie! ween two tough representatives of two directly opposite political systems exisls despile some clashes in Ihe pasl. llarriniun KeA-ersos Himself Of all the Americans who had business with the Russians before the war, Harriman was in the lead — and wilh unfortunate results. One of his companies had purchased I h e manganese de- posils of Ihe Caucusus, which the Soviets canceled, with a long wrangle ensuing and no love lost lie Red Army which helped turn he tide of battle at Stalingrad, nd evenlually Ihe war. Regard- ess of pasl differences, Harriman knew that the key to victory vas the Red Army. devoted to polo ponies and Long Island society. The second part to public service. He and Nikita Khrushchev are about as opposite numbers as you could fine} any place in the Capitalist-Communist world. One is rotund and roly-poly. The other tall and lean. One is Ihe son of a Ukrainian coal miner who left school at the age of. ten to help his father in the mines. The other Is a graduate ol Groton and Yale, and instead of helping father in a mine, inherited from his father a sizable chunk of the Union Pacific Railroad, part ol the Illinois Central, and part of the Western Union Telegrapl Company. But lor some .strange reason the two like each other. Khrushchev once told we: "I found Ambassador Jlarrlrnan a reasonable man He and I once joked about ills becoming »ny economic adviser, 'What Wnd of a job could you do for us?" I asked him, Harriman also owned 35 per cent of the Silesian - American Alton Evening Telegraph 'ublishect Dally by Alton Telegraph Printing Company p B COUSLEY, Publisher PAUL S. COUSLEY, Editor Subscription price 40c weekly by carrier by mall S12 a year In Illinois ,.nd Missouri, $18 in all other states Mail subscriptions not accepted In towns where carrier delivery Is available. MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press Is exclusively entitled to the use for publication o ull news dispatches credited In thl paper and to the local news pub ilshcd herein. MEMBER. THE AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATION Local Advertising Rates and Con tract Information on application a the Telegraph business office. 11 Eust Broadway, Alton, 111, Nations Advertising Representatives; The Branham Company. New Vorl Chicago, Detroit and St. Louis. After the war, however, Harrinan turned sour. He came back o the new Truman Administra- ion after Ihe dealh of FDR lo caulion Truman againsl further cooperation. Al that time, Truman faced Iwo schools of advisers — one was led by Harriman, who believed in Ihe straight-ami for Russia, the other by Henry Morgentliau, then Secretary of the Treasury, who believed thai the peace of the world depenclec on cooperation bclween the world's two most powerful na tions. Gradually, Harriman has come around to the point of view which lie once opposed. He has made the transition partly because ol changes inside the Soviet, the more liberal policies of Khrush chev, and partly because Harrl man himself has changed. Harriman is a slow starter. He did not get into public life unti lie was well over forty, and thei he was extremely reticent. He dabbled diffidently in the NRA in the early days of the New Deal became a friend of Harry Hopkins, accompanied FDR on the famed mid-Atlantic battleship meeting with Winston Churchill later became Ambassador to Eng land, then to Russia. (O 1963, Bell Syndicate, inc.) ployment picture is not merely an unpleasant one to contemplate. It is appalling. Statistics in this instance are at best an inadequate expression of what is essentially a human condition. Nevertheless, Ihey rival with marked clarity the story of a job squeeze for Ihe American Negro which he has every right to regard and resenl as lolally intolerable. Among family breadwinners in Ihis country, Ihe unemployment rale for non-whites is 9 per cent; 3 per cent for whites. 24 Per Cent Jobless The unemployment rale for white youngslers age 14 lo 19 is al 12 per cenl; for non-whiles, il soars to 24 per cenl. Non-whiles in Ihis country re- presenl 11 per cent of the lotal labor force. Yet, one out of every 'our workers who have been out of work a half-year or longer are non-white. The rate of non-white participation in involunlary part-time work — necessitated by an absence of full-time opportunities — is more than triple that of whiles. Contrary to what may be popular belief, tilings have not been getting any better. In 1947, Ihe non-while unemployment rate was 64 per cent higher llian the while's; in 1952, it was 92 per cent higher; in 1957, it was 105 per cent higher. Last year, 1962, it stood at 124 per cent higher. Another dimension of the problem relates to the kind of work Ihe nation's employed Negroes perform. Today, some 47 per cenl of while workers with jobs hold white-collar positions; as opposed to a corresponding figure of 17 per cent lor non-whites. Again, the proportion of Negro workers employed as unskilled laborers is fully three and one-half times greater than that of white workers. The Negro's work plight is most clearly underlined in the professions. Only about one-half per cent of all our professional engineers i are non-w h i t e s. Moreover, at across-t h e-board survey of 1J standard professional occupation? on which Ihe Deparlmenl of Lab or maintains data reveals thai ir none of Ihese does non-while par ticipation exceed 3 per cent. These statistics reflect the con dilions which mosl concern the <\mericun Negro 100 years aflei lis emancipation. They oughl lo equally distrub anyone whose ex perience it has been lo share lul y in all Ihe opportunities on lation offers. There are, however, readily apparent and specific sleps to b aken now. The federal govern ruin the small business places and thus, in turn, Ihe economy of America. I believe that if one goes into a restaurant dirty and smelly, he should be denied service, whether he's while or Negro. But I know Negroes have entered restaurants and bars suilably dressed, and still have been denied service. Mr. Lawrence alluded lo Negroes deserting their own lo Irade at while places. In the first place come to and get your needs cared for, without having to wonder whether the place is for Whiles or Negroes. I have patronized both Whit and Negro restaurants and I have not noticed any "I-wish-she'd leave- before-my-other-customer? leave" looks from the waitresse or owners. I have both white and Negri friends, and we do things togethe: the same as any others, and havi never been asked to leave, bu we have been invited lo com again soon. I believe we would profit mor by taking people for what thej are rather than for what colo they are. As an American, I fee one is either a good citizen or bad one, not a white or a Negro Mr. •Lawrence is good enoug in his field as a reporter, and have agreed with many of his columns, but this one I disagre wholeheartedly. To integrate on 25 and 50 Years Ago July IS, 1938 Dr. W. W. Billings, Madison County coroner, acting on his Interpretation of statutes that the coroner's office supersedes the sheriff's office, notified Acting State's Attorney Austin Lewis and Sheriff Simon Henry that gambling In tho county must cease'by Aug. 1. His nctlon had been delayed by the death of State's Attorney Lester Geers, and the coroner's desire to allow the acting prosecutor to. enforce gambling laws. Me also warned that lie would name his own deputies If the two officials failed to restrict commercialized and syndicated gambling in the county; The Alton Trades & Labor Assembly formally seconded the Initial proposal of the Building Trades Council to seek local and Works Progress Administration funds for n municipal auditorium and recreation center. The New York Central Railroad again sought permission to discontinue Us passenger service between Alton and East Alton. Automobile use |iad cut sharply into patronage of the "Plug" train service to Western Cartridge Co., and East Alton, and the prospects of. further reduction after construction of the new four-lane highway between the two towns-was cited, ' * W. G. Obermeler, assistant director of operations for the state office headed a group of Works Progress Administration officials on an inspection 1 tour of the Alton Lake project. Hog producers' weekly income, a major Index to farmers' economic status, was nearly $3,000,000 higher because of the $2 per cwt. advance in prices in the previous nine weeks. Disabled American Veterans of World War I organized a Jerscyville Chapter, and elected George E. Meyers as its commander and rehabilitation officer. The heavy demand for hunting licenses remained unfilled by the Alton city clerk because forms had not been received here. Squirrel season was due to open in the county Aug. l.^ East Alton Baptists joined in special mmi- servary services for the Rev. William E. Bohn, who had completed his fourth year as pastor. Miss Marguerite Noble, daughter of Mrs. Joe Chappel of Alton, had arrived at Glasgow, Scotland on the start of her European tour. July 15,1913. A change of ownership In the Noll tinkefy and confectionary firm was In progress through which slock In the company was being acquired by Mrs. George Noll's three bothers, George and Victor Goeken of Alton nhd Joseph Goeketl of Minneapolis, George and Victor Gooken hod hewn In charge of the bakery establishment tor ' the last ten years, and were to be Joined by Joseph who was to return here. No Immediate change In the name of the company was planned. Under management of George and Victor Goeken the company's plant had been improved and expanded, and H had build tip a large business outside the city. Harry Faulkner of Granite City said (hat a syndicate ho represented was ready to close purchase of a 20-ncrc tract from John Serlng as soon as an abstract of title could be completed. The purchasers, he said, had the $28,000 payment Iimd in hand and were anxious to get the deal closed. The tract was north of Milton Road (now Broadway) just east of Yager Park. The land was being acquired for residential subdividing. Federal licenses had been issued for two new, and apparently rival banks, in Bunker Hill. First National Bank of Bunker Hill was being chartered by Charles E. Drew, A. Baumann, M. Sesscl, A. S. Cuthbertson, and J. Jeneks and was lo succeed the private bank of Baumaiin & Drew. Bunker Hill National Bank was being chartered by H. B. Hcrrlck, G. T. Lackey, M. Morrison, and P. McWilllams. It was representative of Litchfield investors. Low water conditions were beginning to impede steamboats on Illinois River. Boats were being delayed by frequent slops or slow speed operations while soundings were taken. Honry Brandt, opera tor of the Norlhside custom mill at Stale and Rosier Streets, incurred a hand injury when he attempted to adjust an elevator white corn grinding Was in progress. Two more culvert-bridges had been completed in Godfrey township. One was on the "hack road" lo Godfrey, at Mill creek, a quarter mile north of Alton Brick Co. plant. The oilier was known as the Henderson bridge. Approach fills remained to be made and bids of contractors had been invited. The Allen-Scott Report nent, for its part, has alreadj embarked upon three major ac ion programs which show grea promise of real progress in thi field. Under Ihe Manpower De velopmenl and Training Act o 1962, some 50,000 unemployed o underemployed workers h a v been approved tor job training o retraining thus far, and over per cent of them are Negroes. D reel federal hiring of non-white has been greatly aeceleratec and federal influence has bee brought lo bear on Ihe hiring pol cies of firms performing work ur der government contract. The D pnrtment of Labor will no longt certify apprentices in trair ing programs in which there any evidence of discrimination o the part of labor, management o bo 111. In view of the magnitude of tt problem, however, these Feeler, actions represent what is al be u severely limited path towai solutions. A broadening of thi path would involve rapid progres in these essential areas. To begin with, it would be a ho low victory indeed if we were get the "Whiles Only" signs dowi only 'to find the "No Vacancies signs right behind them. (O 1963, Tho Hall Syndicate, Inc. I k f 1 1 J 5 i t I S n i c n i- e 0 c- 1- e u- y cat is e- Df Dr ; ) e t p 1 n t 0 1 i i ' ; ressed far too much. A restaur- it either has good service and ood, or bad. If you are hungry nd thirsty, you want to feel free stop at the first place you * * Faretvell to Jinii Traditionally, the United Stales xtends Ihe right of asylum lo olilical refugees. An exception is pparently about to be made owever, in the case of Gen Marcos Perez Jimenez, who max ery soon be extradited to Vene uela. He has, of course, committee n ulilmate crime in Ihe eyes o ur Stale Department by being olh an anti-leftist and a persona nemy of their current fair-hairer ay — Romulo Betancourt. Whether or nol Perez Jimenei ollovved the general Lalin Anier can custom of lining his pockets 'hile in office is beside the point Champion grafter Carlos Pric other is what will be the ruin o American economy— not the Nc gro trade. MRS. MILDRED JONES, 3052 Paul * * nez of Cuba was nol only given re fuge here, bul was permittted t openly floul our neutrality law by financing and arming Castr from American soil. Perez Jimenez has, on the.othc • hand, been living quietly an avoiding politcial agitation. Y( he must be scrificed because h f presence embarrasses the Stal ' Department. This allempl lo curry favor wit the so-called non-communist le will win us few real friends i ! Latin America where nervoi political leaders cherish the tr< s dilion of asylum. ROBERT E. BEGY > 1420 Milton Road CROSSWORD i 17. 15 % 22 as 31 34- 37 % 4-3 *o 53 '2 ' t % •23 % 43 3 IB ^ 36 4-0 HORIZONTAL 1. Shoshonean Indian. 4. detecting device 9. food fish 12. drunkard 13. positive pole 14. mountain on Crete 16. summer, in France 16. leather thong 17. spread grass to dry 18. strong cord 20. native metal in card game 34. self-con, tradlotory statement 98. Hungarian city 29, to squander SO. Odin's brother 31. nothing' ^ ^ S/s 19 % % l/ //. '& 4- 13 \(o % 32. 4-4- 51 64- ... By Eugene Sbeffer & ao> % 4-5 (a yy 24 ^// 4-to -7 % 25 % 4-1 a 20 % *> '•f/, % % 2-1 . ^ 3to % % % 34. earth, as a CO. 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Roman household gods M.finial • SS.lablum 88. mental concept* 89, telephone wires 41. small dent 42, consumed 48. duct 46. pre varies tl 46. to tho 32. stringed 1-< » WfifnH Instruments AWII* tint* «f lelMtfent M mlaotw. $*• *°"; ow . . 83. transfix (p j^j, King Feature* Synd., too-) *"• undlvweo 1 onvFToquipa BJTUYRTO YOJRT BRNNMQS! BDDT PJURTO MS SB, Saturday'* dyptoquipi M5SBDUOATHD HDVCAflWR |§ UNFIT FOR TOP MENTOR'S POST* W*™* *w W W*™ <*^*~ V*WH"» * Wi?T ^ ~ w—T-rT* WASHINGTON - President Cennedy has embarked on one of iplomatic maneuvers ever under- aken by an American President. He is holding out to Premier Khrushchev "Ihe prospects of ful- er Soviet participation and in- luence in the community of free ations" in exchange for a gen- ral normalization of Russian-U.S. elalions. This secrel offer is being presented to the Soviet leader by Undersecretary of State Averell forriman, now in Moscow for aJks on a treaty banning nuclear ests in Ihe atmosphere and un- !er water. The extraordinary proposal, President on 'Risky' Maneuver which is the dark heart of t h e President's new "strategy for peace," provides for granting Russia the status of "a great power" n Western affairs. This overture to Khrushchev has Ihe full backing of Prime Minister Macmillan's governmenl, and was approved at a high-level strategy session of the National lecurity Council, lop U.S. policymaking body. Al lhal While House meeting National Security members, with Resident Kennedy presiding, ap- >roved an overall policy toward he Soviet Union of "increasing he chance of constructive eyolu- ion within lhal sociely which might eventually move il lo par- icipale in the community of free nations," The President and his NSC advisers agreed that, "The growing Soviet-Chinese split, Ihe natural 'orces of fragmentation within the Communist bloc, combined with certain trends within the Soviet sociely ilself, make this objective now possible of being achieved." The Now Initiative To tesl the new policy, Undersecretary Harriman was given full authorily by Ihe Presidenl not only to reach an accord on barring nuclear tests, but to explore all proposals that would bring Rus- sia and the Western nations into closer contact. This limited objective of the administration and the general approach to be followed by U.S. negotiators under the new policy is outlined in a SectU'ity Council paper being circulated at Ihe highest level of governmenl, slating: "To Hie extent possible in Ihe existing climate, we should grant to the USSR the position that its status as a great: power warrants. "We should hold out, by word and deed, Ihe prospecl of fuller Soviet participation and influence in Ihe community of free nations if and as Ihe Soviel leaders show a genuine inleresl and will for such constructive participation." The policy paper also calls for more U.SjrRussian cultural and scientific exchanges and joint ventures .in certain fields, as follows: "We should maintain continuing pressure on the USSR to expand exchanges of persons on equitable terms and to reduce restrictions on the flow of information, and should exploit lo the maximum those' opportunities open to us. It may be somewhat difficult for Soviet leaders to maintain a closed society in the face of widening Today's Prayer Dear Father in heaven, I am grateful for eacli new day. Give ITIP eyes lo see. opportunities for doing good today. Give me a love that is more limn pity—alove thrl enters into the problems a n c needs of those I Iry to help. Give me a faith that shines in my smile as I meel men and womei who need a word of cheer. Give me a mope, burning in my heart whose flame assures me anew, o Thine eternal care, even a hope thai never lets me down; ii Jesus' name. Amen. '—Roy H, Stetler, Harrisburg, Pa. former publishing agent, Evangel ical United Brethren Church. exposure t:o outside 1 influence. We should press for expanded cooperative ventures in such fields as outer space, public health, communications, and peaceful uses of atomic energy. Such ventures night give the Soviets an expanding vested interest in respectability and perhaps even induce some of their officials lo think increas- ngly in terms of business-like leals with the West on matters of mutual national advantage." The Other Proposals As reported in this column on June 17, Harriman will also sound out Khrushchev on the creation of a new agency lo conduct de- iberations to ease the cold war. This sensational proposal, under closely-guarded consideration by the Presidenl and his top foreign policy advisers for several months, calls for the establishment of an East-West commission lo "reduce tensions, promote stability, dampen military crisis, and reduce the risk of war." Like the President's newest offer lo Russia, the commission plan is a key aspect of Ihe ad- minislration's "grand design" of reaching an entente with Russia. The new international body would he used as a forum for giving 'fuller Soviel participation a n d influence in Ihe community of free nations." Koroign Flushes There are more East German refugees in the West returning to Communist rule than are fleeing to West Germany from behind the Iron Curtain. The "reverse refugee" flow is due to the Berlin Wall and the strengthening of Iron Curtain barriers. Only a trickle of refugees is gelling through to West Germany now, while an average of 00 East German refugees in the West are returning to their home land each month. France is planning lo cut. its armed forces by 50,000 next year, according to latest U.S. Intelligence reports. (© 1963, The Hall Syndicate, Inc.) MIRROR OF YOUR MIND By JOSEPH WHITNEY anticipated. Studies show, for example, that women who are the most fearful of childbirth are those who suffer the greatest pain during delivery. Among primitive tribespeople, where women are brought up with practically no fear at all relating to childbirth, the event itself 'is experienced with almost no pain at all. Arc jaywalkers sluwwUloU? Aro most Illnesses linked with Answer; their acts of endangering their own lives are' dull- witted, bul they may be quite intelligent in .other ways. Pedestrians who break traffic rules, like motorists who do so, are usually motivated by inner resentment against having their personal freedom 'JrerfrJcted. MSny are unconsciously resently of all authority, and since traffic rules for pexlestrlans are relatively new, they have not learned to cope with their feelings about such restraints, Annver; Yes, most authorities we in agreement that disturbed emotions can, and pften do, lead to disturbed bodily functioning. An estimated two-thirds of Ihe patients in a physician's office at any given lime are there with emotionally-Induced Illnesses, regardless of their physical symptoms. Most of us ure aware thqt Aiwtver; Very much so. The Illness makes most people un- two significant factors that affect happy. It was not widely recogniss- pain are the attention paid to it, ed until recently that unhapplness and the anxiety with which pain is can make people ill. Can affect pain? /

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