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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, JULV 18,1963 Editorial First Move Against Gold Loss o Trie government lias taken drastic action to relieve the gold leak from this country Wriicn some have charged is speeding up rather than slowing down. Initial -action has been the federal Re- SCfvc Board's boost of its discount rate from J to ^Yt per cent — an effort to raise interest rates nationwide and make investment fcturtts high enough to counteract the higher profits to be gained by investment abroad. Meanwhile President Kennedy wns due, today, to send .1 special message to Congress Outlining administrative measures on the bal- filice of payments problem. Reports varied as to the latest quarterly balance deficit on gold payments, but the board sitid preliminary reports indicated the latest one was quite In the last week of" June the United States gold supply suffered its biggest loss in nearly a year when $65 million in withdrawals cut our national reserves to SI5.7 billion, lowest since 1939. Not only our spending and assistance abroad as a government, but investment of private funds have been factors. Even our military activities abroad have run up the deficit. * * » * * Quick Zoning Death Avoided At least county zoning didn't meet the quick death some sought for it. The proponents withdrew their move in county board Wednesday to suspend the rules and vote it out immediately. This would indicate they had some kind of information that they lacked the two- thirds vote State's Attorney Dick H. Mudgc said they would need for this approach. However, their ordinance to rescind the program is still pending in zoning and subdivision committee, which conceivably could be called upon for a report at the next county board meeting. Madison countians will want to be making their own study of this move to abolish the one measure that protects them from real estate chaos; a program that has been given such a short chance to prove itself that all should wonder whether its opponents arc not deathly afraid it could do just that. By raising a hullaballoo around election time, foes of zoning have created a false impression that several supporters on the board The boost in the discount rate has been predicted as 3 possibility for some days now. Whether it will be enough, is a question. Whether it will be felt by average citizens is another question. Municipalities and school districts seeking to finance long-range capital improvements doubtless will feel it to some extent in the interest rates they will haic to pay on bonds. Congress has been undertaking some actions already, what with the Mouse Foreign Affairs Committee cutting $4M) million from the President's S4'i billioii foreign aid request. Meanwhile the French government has offered to repay $200 million of its foreign debt, mostly to this country. France holds $1.2 billion in assets which it could call upon us to redeem in gold. Another encouraging symptom is Secretary of Defense McNamara's insistence on economy and greater efficiency in financing of the military, much of which involves expenditure abroad. The administration has a tough road ahead to stave off an inflation, but the start tiabid Lawrence Tough Case Confronts High Court WASHINGTON — The doctrine of "equal rights" is about to give the Supreme Court of thr United States one of the toughest cases it has ever had to decide. Tt may bo unpleasant to read about — though perhaps not as lurid as the British sex scandals — hut the evolution of constitutional law is so important nowadays that the principles involved cannot be ignored in a free press. The case in question was decided just a few weeks ago by a unanimous opinion of thr seven judges of the supreme court of thr State of Florida. It dealt with a slate law which proscribes a moderate punishment when the crime of adultery has been committed by two white persons or by two Negro persons. Another provision of the same law, however, provides n much more severe | Kcdilet'S punishment when thr crime involves acts of onr Negro and one whitr person together. In other THE LITTLE WOMAN 25 and SO Years Ago Klne P«lnN*ilvm1lt-.ilv. lir.. IWtt. WofM tlislit* trwnro. "It's been a perfectly awful day—unless you take me out to dinner." Herschel Funkhouser, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. H, G. Funkhouser of Mlllerest avenue, Was injured fatally when his ear was sideswiped by a cattle truck. James Jay McMnnus, 21, son of James McManus ot Pine street, suffered a i skull fracture, and Richard L. Leonard, 23, of Sanford, minor injuries. Efforts to reach agreement with properly owners along most of the East Alton-Alton right-of-way had failed. The only land acquired was near Milton Bridge across Wood River creek at East Alton. Irving and Lincoln Parent-Teacher Associations joined in petitioning the Board of Education for inclusion in Ihe projected school construction plan. Petitions asked additional grade school facilities in Upper Alton so junior high classes could be withdrawn from Alton High School. The patrons urged replacement of both Irving and Lincoln schools, and addition of an auditorium lo McKinley. ' ornin who were defeated lost bec.uisc they were for the program. Ac least three of these, however, came from a community, Alton, that pioneered the zoning movement in the county, and where the program hasn't even been an issue in city elections for years. All three were pinned with a last-minute canard based on completely legal receipts of per diem and mileage fees the amounts of which indicated more than anything else the large amount of service they were giving the county. These men had been so successful so many times that their supporters became overconfident. In our neighboring Wood River township, local government issues developed far more "heat" during the campaign than did the zoning program, which was more or less buried in the other excitement. And these issues still are being extended for further discussion, leading to state charges against a resigned township clerk. Zoning can hardly be regarded as an issue in the radical turnover there. Mercy for Mentally 111 One single new law relieves the court system of a portion of its work, but at the same time compensates with addition of another kind of work — all in the mental illness field. Governor Kerncr signed Tuesday a bill that, while making it possible to admit a patient to state mental institutions on the certification of two physicians, calls for periodic court review of long-term patients. We believe both provisions are good ones. Countless people who should be receiving mental treatment hesitate because of the protocol and, they think, public exposure required to enter state hospitals for treatment. Earlier recourse to the treatment might head off much more serious development of their cases. A procedure as easy a.s consultation with one's own doctor and further examination by Drew Pearson"s iVlerry-Go-Round On Nepotism and Soapy Streams WASHINGTON — Senator John Pastore of Rhode Island is the son of Italian immigrants w h o has proved that Democracy really works in the United States by building." Frances said after arriving in the State Department. Frances's salary remained the same $72, and Mrs. Asbell did not take a cut, but she has been boing elected Governor of his j moved to another desk where she state, then the first Italo-Amen |serves as a kind of utility em- can ever to reach the Senate. Hejploye, filling in for other person- is a modest, hard-working Dcm-jnel during vacation periods, ocrul, doesn't throw his u eight However, thr effect on other around but can jump clowii the| AID personnel over the favoritism throat of a fellow Senator when!shown to "the Senator's daugh- necessary. He tackled Sen. Stromlter" was one of indignation. In Thurmond when the South Ciiro- lian was heckling CBS President Frank Slanlon and almost blew him out of the Senate hearing room. The Senator from Rhode Island jcussions. is also an adoring father, and the the end Frances was so unhappy she almost resigned. The Senator was unhappy too, remarked that he didn't realize a phone call from him would have such reper- is encouraging. \Ve still have the responsibility of world leadership. It's a job we have w » |lds - lh(1 "integration" is pun.' isherl much more severely than l " when the races are completely separated. On the surface, this would appear to be a plain case of discrimination against integration as such. The supreme court of the State of Florida, however, took an entirely different view ant sarcastically made reference to the probability that its decisioi would be overruled by the Su preme Court of the United Stales. The case by the Florida Su preme Court was decided on Muy 1, 1963, and a rehearing was de nied on May 30, 1963. So the only chance for reversal lies in the Supreme Court of the United States The Florida Supreme Court in its opinion said: "The appellants seek adjudication of their right to engage in integrated illicit cohabitation upon the same terms as are imposec upon the segregated lapse. But, as ivas admitted by counsel in argument, this appeal is a mere way- station on the route to the United States Supreme Court where defendants hope that, in the light of sutipposed social and political advances, they may find legal endorsement of their ambitions. Adequate "This court is obligated by the sound rule of stare decisis and the precedent of the well written decision in Pace, Supra. The federal Constitution, as it was when construed by the United States Supreme Court in that case, is quite adequate but if the newfound concept of 'social justice' has out-dated 'the Law of the Land' as therein announced and, by way of consequence, some new law is necessary, it much be enacted by legislative process or some other court must write it." The decision which was relied on by the high court of Florida was rendered by the Supreme Court of the United States in 1883 and has never been reversed. In that case — Pace V. Alabama — the Supreme Court upheld an Alabama law which prohibits interracial marriage or adultery, and decline to rule that there was nol "equal protection of the law" when a more severe penalty was imposed in tbe case of misbehavior of a mixed couple than for he same offense when committed jy persons of the same race. The Supreme Court of the Unilecl States, in discussing the two provisions of the Alabama laws, said: The two sections of Die code cited are entirely consistent. The one prescribes, generally, a punishment of an offense committee between persons of differeni sexes; the other prescribes pun ishment for an offense which car only be committed where the two sexes are of different races. There is in neither section any discrimination against either race. . . . Punishment Sumo "Whatever discrimination is made in the punishment prescribed in the two sections is directec She Tied an Urchin's Shoe Thank you for a fine editorial | with Ihe same love Sister did all, tribute to a great lady. We who (the menial and great tasks she I sllwl with » Botha I loan s car. July 18* 191$ • L The safe In the Jennie D. HnyrfCf Librftry had been broken openrand rifled by btifglMS who apparently used, only 'ft .hatchet, hammer, and an Ice pick. The strong box yielded the thieves $14.50. Desk drawers had been opened and ransacked but apparently nothing wad taken from them. , . ; Directors ot Flasa Building & tontl Assbcla- tion reelected L. Pfeiffenberger as president and John V. McGinnis as secretary, each to ft 27th consecutive term. C. L. Colliding WAI named vice-president, H. H. Levfs, treasurer, and H. S. Baker, attorney. . F. L. Hurford, general foreman and fllso a member of the snfety, committee at federal Lead Co. plant, incurred a severe leg injury when knocked down by a tram car) and wris a patient at St. Joseph's Hospital. '.'"'."' , Allon Journal resumed publication after an interval of seven weeks during which ^itS editor and owner, VV. A. Bode, had been incapacitated by Illness. William A. Lowe of Upper Alton, who had The- Rev. J. A. Smith, 68, pastor of Model . resigned after long service as a street car and Intel-urban molornmn, went to Edwardsville to Chapel, A.M.E. Church, died after a month's illness. Vegetables 'and produce from a Dow huckster truck were scattered in all directions in a collision al Washington avenue and Amelia knew and worked with Sister Es-.was asked to do. That was the| a second physician could well encourage many to nip their mental difficulties in the bud. The review of long-term confinements by the courts should relieve incipient patients of the apprehension on needlessly long confinements, over which movies, TV, and even cartoon strips sometimes tend to build up anxieties. ***** Mets Lose Another The Mets no more can pride themselves on being the champion losers. One of their fans beat them at their own game. A large bass drum with "Let's Go Mets" painted on the head was found on a New York subway train after Stengel's stumblers had dropped their 12th straight game, losing. That's REALLY Now that the summer is almost lalf over, I still hear kids complain: "What can we do around Alton? There's nothing to do or any place to go." Being a teenager myself, I know that this is sort of a prob- em. I have just read an article, 'Party Crashers," in the July 5 ssue of Life Magazine. The chief o£ police in Briarcliffe Manor, . Y., had an answer to the question. Allow me to qubte it for the Denefit of those who did not read his excellent article. It suggests lobviously on a year-around schedule): "Go home. "Hang the storm windows. Paint the woodwork. Shovel the valk. Wash the car. Learn to cook. Scrub some floors. Repair the sink. Build a boat. Get a job. "Help the minister, priest, or •abbi; the Red Cross, the Salvation Army. Visit the sick. Assist the poor. Study your lessons. "Your parents do not owe you other day telephoned the White House to gel his pretty daughter, Frances, a summer job in Hie government in order lo further her study of political science at Marymount College, Now York. As a result, Frances, aged 19, found herself with a $72 a week clerical job with AID at a desk in Annex I, an old building near the Stale Department. This was not a bad salary for a summer job of two to throe months, but it didn't fit into Frances' ideas on studying political science. She was unhappy. Frances has been keeping house: for her father during the summer, and thai evening told him about the new job. Next day, Sen. Pastore called the While House again to see if Frances couldn't gel n less isolated assignment. Apparently he didn't realize what a call from him could do. But us a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee Pastore voles the money for foreign aid and foreign aid is under heavy attack. At any rule, AID offices reacted — and vigorously. Frances soon found herself in Hie shiny new Stale Department building, replacing Mrs. Clarine Asbcl), a $114 a wcuk receptionist. "My*, that ,\vajs an awful old Drinking Water While the big soap companies of the United States pollute the streams of the United States with non-solvent detergents, West Germany, which helped discover detergents, has banned the use of detergents. The West G e r m a n government has passed a who is battling for a similar law in the United States, states that the American soap industry is spending $250 million a year for advertising to sell detergents and only $5 million a year on research lo change the unhealthy aspect of detergents. "If 1 were in industry, I wouici not be proud of the fact that we spent 2 per cent as much trying to get rid of harmful detergents as we spent trying to tell the public that detergents are good for you, that they are 99.44 per ceni pure, etc.," Reuss told the Government Operations Committee. "This is a false set of values." Reuss added that West German officials had told him that they believed in "free enterprise," bill they also believed it was the dut> of government to protect theit people from an "assault on theii aesthetic sense and on t h e i i health and on their fish life,' caused by detergent pollution. "Is the detergent a pollutant drinking water. Rep. Henry Reuss (D-WisJ, against the use of A.B.S., (Alkyl|from the standpoint that it is in- Benzine Sulphonate), the sub-jjurious to public health?" inquir- stance which is ruining American j eel GOP Rep. Robert MeClory of Illinois. "I mean in drinking water." Reuss replied that A.B.S. had not yet been found lo be a cause of cancer — or not to be — in ex pcrimonls on rats, but he added: "Yes, it certainly is a pollutant, A glass of drinking water, with a head of foam on it, is anaesthet- ic. Foam should br on beer, not on drinking water." Capital Chuff Rep. Earl Wilson, (R-Ind.), who has done such a good job checking on Pentagon waste, should Alton Evening Telegraph •ubllshed Dally by Alton Tolesraph Print Inn Company P. B. COUSUiY. Publisher PAUL S. COUSLEY. Editor Subscription price 40c weekly by carrier; by mail $12 a year In Illinois and Missouri, $18 In all other states. Mall 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 ot ull news dispatches credited In this paper and to the local news published herein. MhMUJ-K. HIE AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATION Local Advertising Rates and Conduct information on application at the Telegraph business office, 111 Etui Broadway, Alton. 111. National Advertising Representatives: The Urunhum Company, New York, Chicago, Detroit and St. Louis. against the offense designated and not against the person of any particular color or race. The punishment of each offending person whether white or black, is the same." It is clear, however, that the laws of the State of Alabama anc the State of Florida still make distinctions between the two kinds of offenses, and these distinctions are based upon race. This is the main reason why the case wil doubtless be a perplexing one foi the highest court in the land While, on the one hand, punish ments are equally applied to white and a colored person, (he fact remains that the statute? make a distinction between Hit two races. This, according to cur rent decisions of the Supreme Court, is a violation of the lettei and the spirit of the Fourteen!! Amendment. All these problems may seen technical, but they will come uj: for consideration again and again especially if the mythical dwelling known as "Mrs. Murphy's Boarding House" now should be subject to a federal "civil rights" take a look as to whether NBC, j law passed by Congress. In recent wholly-owned subsidiary of RCA, J discussions of the proposed legis- carric-d any news of the way thellation dealing with "civil rights" parent company charged the Pen-!in hotels and rooming houses, tagon $2,278 each (or a walkie-jsenator who favors such laws re- talkie radio then came down to j marked: per set when RCA faced "The important thing is lo sec to it that tile Negro is able to eat with the while and lo sleep in whites' motels and hotels without being discriminated against because of his race." (© 1963, N.V. Herald-Tribune. Inc.) competitive bidding. . .Ike. in his last message to the American people warned of the danger of a combination of the military and a big industrial defense complex. 1963, Bell Syndicate. Inc.) telle at St. Joseph's Hospital have lost a dear friend. She was truly one of those rare human beings who could see God's goodness in every man. The day before she died, Sister Estelle was literally racing down the main lobby hall. It was long past the time she should have been in bed and she was, I suppose, trying to hide from some .of the other sisters who would have been quite stern about the late afternoon hours she was keeping after a long night's work. Sister Estelle often kept these "late" hours and it was a secret many of us shared with her. But there she was: her Rosary jingling, her habit making a little wisping sound as she moved along. And all of a sudden she was down, tying the shoelace of some little urchin waiting for his grown-ups in the hall. It was a menial task but done last time I saw her, and that is | how I will remember her, serving others, the great and small —with love. Around our department we have many things to remember Sister Estelle by: Medals she was forever distributing, Sister Eslelle's Traveling Pharmacy Box, her holy cards, a bottle of medicine she never picked up, a time sandglass she always turned over and I "said a prayer for the, sick" forj every grain of snnd that trickled j through, a red paper heart wilhj the inscription: "Love of the Blessed Mother," a particulai practice she was to perform one day during the winter. Of all the things she left be hind, nothing will be of greatei tribute or will remind us of hei more than all the people she served. JOHN BOLAND Godfrey 'Quit Being a Crybaby* entertainment. Your village does not owe you recreation facilities. The world does not owe you a living. 'You owe the world something. You owe it your time and energy and your talents so that no one will be at war or in poverty, or sick or lonely again. "In plain, simple words: Grow up, quit being a crybaby; get out of your dream world — start acting like a man or a lady!" I can add nothing. The chief has everything in a nutshell. I can only agree with him. MARK WHITESIDE, R. R. 1 (Fosterburg) Alton. ForumWriters,Note Writer's names and addresses must be published with letters to the Renders Forum. Letters must be concise (preferably not over 150 words). All are subject to condensation. CROSSWORD By Eugene Sheffer 0.0 24- 37 41 47 4-9 2.1 •2.X e>3 42 4-a 3L3 4-5 4o 34. SI 10 45 31 4-fa 7-18 VERTICAL 1. title 2. single unit 3. pronoun 4. rubbish 6. passage price HORIZONTAL 48. record 1. earth 49. prophet 6. distant 50. being- 8. harvest 51. cross over 12. private 14. Ferber 15. replaces 16. cotton separators 17. digit 18. chatters 20. destroyed 23. composed 24. fragrance 25. strays 28. metal container 29. arm parts 30. away from 32. households 34. West . Indian tree 85. god of war 86. actor: O'Toola 87. spring 40. married 6. daughter of Zeus 7. replies 8. entertain 9. redact 10. Princess 19. fishing • poles 20. Arabian bird 21. - and 11. football play 13. state of mind Answer to yesterday's puzzle. Eve 22. section 23. walking sticks 25. pay for labor ( 2 words) 26. source 27. certain 29. rabbit 31. sailor 33. Egyptian statesman 34, badges 36. South American country 87. preciou* jewels 38, Lake — — 38. Ell 40. network* 43. truck 44, breach 46. Greek letter Av«if« tint ol iwlutiooi IS «to«t*i. 46 - 41. epochs 42. means 47. distance measure (5, jjas, King Future* Synd.. Joe,) ORYPTOqUIPS UKSJJ KNIOVSEQ <J 8 Y 3 .0 8 q.V QOXSVXB KIUBCJSJ QNQQNOB. ye»ter<Jay§ Cryptoqulpi MAP MENDICANT BMJT8 CAT* CALLS. Jesse .lames Petton. 50, Plainview farmer, was killed when the automobile in which he was riding overturned near Carlinville after striking a hole in the road. His companion, John O'Donnell of Macoupin, was knocked unconscious but escaped with lacerations and bruises. C. J. Champlin was elected worthy muster of Franklin Masonic lodge. Mrs. Marie Cox of Allon was elected head of the Madison County Salon, Eight and Forty. Two other Alton women, Mrs. Lou Loellke and Mrs. Mollie Wajlon, were also elected to Salon offices. Norman Meyers of Edwardsville succumbed to burns suffered while working on the power lines of Illinois-Iowa Power Co., near Duquoin. Stephen Waller Call, 60, Jerseyville postal clerk, died. tnke a position as agent for Interurbaii Express Co. Shurtloff College library was to be open evenings when Ihe college term begun in September. Although Ihe building hud been completed for a year, funds had been unavailable for suitable electric lighting. Through gifts of several friends of the college, five chandeliers and a number ot bracket lights had been provided. Allon Mutual Society elected William Wilson president, and as other officers named Frank A. Bierbaum and William Bray. The insurance society now had 52fi members. Erich was assessed $1. every lime there was a death within the membership. Wood River Drainage & Levee District Com- v missioners called bids of contractors for building a detour track over which trains of the Bluff Line and Illinois Terminal could be routed while bridges over the site of the new Wood river channel were being erected. At. Grafton, 20 tradesmen were engaged In erection of the new bank and store building ol Stafford Mercantile Co. Victor Riesel B. K: Justice Weighted Against Poor Robert Kennedy is active on as many fronts as there ai-e social issues and. conflicts. One of those fronts is "The Hill." I asked the Attorney General to discuss any one of the laws which he has proposed, but which has not been in the news as heavily as the other drives in which he is engaged. Here is his answer: By ROBERT F. KENNEDY Attorney General ot the United States WASHINGTON — The scales of justice in this country are weighted against the poor. Each year, 10,000 persons — nearly 30 per cent of all the defendants in federal criminal cases —must. receive the services of court - appointed attorneys because they cannot' afford to pay their own. In many cases, these appointed attorneys carry out their duties with diligence and responsibility. But the fact remains that they must do so for free. We have proceeded on the assumption that society's obligation to the accused can be redeemed simply by telling private lawyers: "Defend this man. Give him your time and your advice. Pro- :ect his rights, And then pay for t out of your own pocket." These lawyers are not reimbursed even for their our-ofrpocket costs. They will not receive a shred Of assistance from in vest i- ;alors or expert witnesses. They often will not be appointed until ong after arrest, when witnesses may have disappeared and leads [rown stale. The Poor Plead Guilty How wrong this system is was made clear in a recent study we had conducted for the Department of Justice. The study found that often, poor defendants plead guilty because their appointed attorneys realize the futility of trying to contest a case without adequate resources. Defendants in this position enter guilty pleas much more often than — in some areas three times as often as — defendants with the money to hire their own attorneys. And such defendants, the study showed, have less chance to get such charges against them dismissed, less chance of acquittal if they go lo trial, and less chance for probation instead of jail if they are convicted. A system which permits — indeed encourages ,— such a difference is unfair to defendants. It is a burden on private attorneys. It denies equal justice. It demands correction. That is why this administration has sponsored and strongly urges the enactment of the Criminal Justice Act of 1963. We believe it is the most comprehensive yet flexible solution ever devised to the problem. The Criminal Justice Acl would require, for Ihe first time, that a Today's Prayer Dear and good God, hold us this day lo loving Thee with our minds and to thinking of Thee as we love; and in all circumstances, major and minor, keep both our thinking and our loving oriented toward Thee, and ourselves open as. a channel for Thy love and concern to others. Warm our thoughts, and move us away from stagnant thinking on self alone; enlarge our deeds of mercy, understanding and common courtesy, that Thy kind of love may bring joy and forgiveness to lighl- en the day's load for us and others; in Christ's name. Amen. —James W. Kennedy, N.Y.C., rector, The Church of Ihe Ascension. «0 19C3 by the Division of Chrlstlnn Education, National Council or the Churches of Christ In the U. S. A.) system of adequate representation must be established in every federal district. Each district; has freedom to devise a plan best suited to its local needs. The choice of a plan is; .wide, but a choice must be made,. There is no option to do nothing, to permit inadequate representation to continue in any federal court. There are four choices: 'to continue to appoint private .attorneys, but to pay them $15 an hour for their services; to establish- a paid public defender's office; to use legal aid or private defender organizations, also paid at the ?15 rale; or a combination of these plans. A Fair Fee The $15 figures is substantially less than the minimum recommended by bar associations for charge to private clients. We believe, however, that it is fair. The further fairness of reimbursing appointed attorneys for out- of-pocket expenses is plain. Providing for paid attorneys is fundamental. But an adequate defense requires more than representation in court. Equally jm- porlant are defense services. For example, the poor man cannot hire an investigator to find the witnesses and evidence which may be indispensable to his case. He cannot retain a physician, psychiatrist or handwriting expert. The importance of skilled investigation is underscored in police work every day. ft works the same way for the defense. Not long ago, here in the Dis- tricl of Columbia, an appointed defense attorney — through the investigative facilities of the Legal Aid Agency — was able to expose facts damaging to the government's principal witnesses. These were facts the government previously did not know, and the case, as a result, was dismissed. (© 1063, The Hall Syndicate, Inc.) MIRROR OF YOUR MIND By JOSEPH >WHITNEY. curate way to separate average students from superior ones, He observed that over a 25-year per i o d, Harvard scholarship students did no better than the rest !,of the student body. He suggest- thai the admissions office ,'might have done just as well at j predicting performance if it had 'simply drawn the names out of a hat. Con hands reveal your personality? Answer: Usually not, but hand movements may reveal one's atti- ;ude and emotionality. If hand jestures are correctly interpreted, clues may be picked up relut- ng to (he personality of (he individual,'Closing or interlocking the lands indicates anxiety. Fidgeting witii one's hair, necktie, clothing, etc., s u g g e s t s insecurity and rust rat ion. Nail • biting derives Do birds talk to ouch other? Aiwwor: No, they have a code of sound signals which are understood by other birds oi the species. They utilize these sounds simply lo express their own moods, not to influence or Inform other birds with late news items. Or. Konrad Z. Lpreiiz points out In "King Solomon's Ring" (Thonius Y Crowell & Co.) thai some large parrots mid corvines talk in uiv Answer No. Oscar Hundlin, other sense. They can imitate hu- rom unconscious conflicts, and Harvard historian, said recently man speech, and their human ndicates that one's ego has not that it's fairly easy to separate words often have a definite been measuring up to par. dunces from geniuses, but no ac- thought association, <(£> l«>3, Ktag F«6tur«i, 6ynd., Inc.)

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