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ALTON Editorial **» ••'-'" Uttstumpihg the Tree Program Sometime* you /ind the words taken right out of your mouth just as you're about to say them, The other day, in observing that part of the Park Commission's tree removal financial problem was occasioned by the cost of taking out a number of stumps, too, it occurred to us that maybe the stunipi didn't need removal badly enough to be given A part in this financial crisis. We'd seen stumps rot out for years without causing any great amount of aesthetic difficulty. But we didn't say anything at the time. Now Mayor P. W/ Day has said it for us — to the Park-Recreation Commission, whose problem this dead tree removal has become. \Ve might also suggest the commission concentrate on spending its limited funds to get rid of as many smaller dead trees as possible before attacking those $24J numbers — all of which could stand for several years yet without being too much of a threat to public safety. The commission might also place some small but clear signs on these arboreal behemoths pointing out the foolhardiness of trying to raise large forest trees, particularly of the disease ridden elm variety, within the city. It has been warning against this for some-, time, and providing examples of what should be done in the ornamental dwarf tree planting program. Of course, if enough citizens showed an interest in removing the smaller trees, many of which would be well within the capacity of amateurs under proper direction, the com- mission could conserve its funds for the big luxury jobs. But one of the most eloquent sermons that could be preached in the signs on the, giant tr»« would be the estimated cost of removal. Many people want shade trees, yet don't realize what it costs to remove them when they die. Meanwhile we're thankful the commission has'found an added source of revenue in its emergency fund for this dead tree removal work. » » >t * » The Men Were It Rescue of the two miners at Hazlcton, Pa., in itself, was a great story and should provide the nation with real thrill at realization their lives were saved. An even bigger spine tickler, however, was the reaction shown by these men both while they were still underground, and when they were rescued. , The epic of good-humored courage spoken in their own words by Henry Throne and Dave Fellin, then put to newsprint day by- day could very well go down in history with the rcct'ntly recalled flight of 'Douglas (Wrongway) Corrigan across the Atlantic in a winged crate. The rescued miners' contin- ned concern for their still imprisoned comrade added an extra poignant touch to the personality sketch of the two. We could wish that this day-by-day account could characterize the spirit of America and Americans. Getting It Out in the Open If the currently expressed indignation of Negroes against their repressions has done nothing else, it has brought their grievances into the open, and has given a chance for explanation of the occasion behind the causes. We hope the explanations will be accepted as well as the expression of indignation. A case in point is Mayor P. W. Day's explanation of how it is that the city has no Negroes on its fire department now: The only one to take the civil service test recently ranked seventh and by the time he was approached in order of appointments, a new examination had to be called and a fresh list had to be prepared. As we recall it, this had been the case in Texas postoffices for some time till some pressure from above caused local postmasters to disregard the order of names on the list and fill posts -with' Negroes regardless of their rank. This caused an uproar, when it was disclosed, as loud as the shouting in favor of getting some kind of a Negro-White ratio in the post offices of Texas. As for the local situation, we are encouraged by the promise of spokesmen for the National Association for Advancement of Colored People that competent Negroes will be taking the fire department examination next time it's given. Here we have prospect of getting one phase of our problem solved by facing up to it. It would be regrettable, indeed, for the Nogro race to be unrepresented on the fire department just because its members underestimated the dignity and the required ability of the work involved, and left such things to representatives who couldn't qualify. Meanwhile, the NAACP spokesmen were informed publicly about some of the problems involved in placing Negroes in industry and getting them into labor union apprenticeships. Now that public attitude has started to change in this respect, it is possible qualified • men will have a better chance; that their placement will encourage others to try. ***** Happy Resolution Illinois-Missouri Bi-State Agency's mass transit arm .is coming out better than might have been expected in its first bout with the public. It has decided to revert to its former $1.50 per week student passes instead of raising to $2. A closer look at the problem evidently convinced the agency it would have good reason to make an exception in these areas to the rates announced for the immediate St. Louis district. The distances to be covered here are shorter. We would expect the.agency, in taking over an operation as extensive as was assumed, to miss an angle once in a while. In taking' over 14 bus systems,VBi-State has done something that appeals to us as unique on a national scale. We can expect a- number of problems to arise as time goes on and the systems are welded together under the new authority. Many ideas will have to be tried, and if found wanting, either abandoned or revised into further new experiments. Pearson in Bulgaria Women Trade Yoke for Boss's Cap EDITOR'S NOTE — Following the thaw in East-West relations, Drew Pearson today reports from Bulgaria, latest Communist country to open full - scale relations with the United States. VARNA, Bulgaria — This is the last Communist country to come out from behind the American iron curtain. Until recently, U.S. passports were stamped "Not Good for Bulgaria," and if you elected to come here you forfeited the right of State Department protests if you got into 'trouble. But while Americans were barred from Bulgaria, the rest of Europe, both Communist and Capitalist, discovered sonie of the best bathing beaches in this part of the world and have made the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria the land of the Bikini and plump pulchritude. While Kennedy and Khrushchev worry over nuclear tests, those who relax on the "Golden Sands" of Bulgaria argue over nothing more important than the merits of Coppertone and Nox- ema. When I knew the Balkans after World War I, Bulgaria was a trouble-some, ragtag little kingdom which hated its neighbors apd was cordially hated in return. It got mixed up on the wrong side of the Balkan wars, bet wrong of two world wars, and paid the penalty. But today things have changed. There's a new pride in the Bulgarian people, a new cleanliness in their towns, and a certain amount of gaiety that w a s never here before. If you talk to a Bulgarian bureaucrat, he'Jl tel you the reason is Communism. If you talk to a Western historian he'll tell you the reason is the end of the Ottoman Empire which kept Bulgaria under its graft • ridden rule for about six centuries. Or maybe it's because JJuJgarla has enjoyed 15 years o comparative peace. Truck Gardener energetic promoter of tourist trade, Macedonian tobacco, Belladonna, sunflower seed, and has even developed a new tomato for export, which it proudly exhibited to Secretary of Agriculture Orville Freeman when he came through the Iron Curtain countries recently. Bulgaria is a faithful follower of Nikita Khrushchev's coexistence line, but gripes privately at his economic line. Under the common market plan laid down by the Soviet, Bulgaria is supposed to be the truck gardener for the Soviet. It supplies the fruit and vegetables for Russia. This unglamorous assignment doesn't appeal to Bulgarians at all. What they want is industriali- .ation and more trade with the United States. To that end, Bul- jaria recently got a $900,000,000 oan from the Soviet, signed an agreement paying American wai claims, and has gone to unusual engths in cooperating in people .o-people friendship. New Woman's World Bulgaria in the old days was a country where peasant women went barefoot and where you frequently saw a woman with hei At rate, H'e changed Iron- deeply Balkan kingdom to ai Alton Evening Telegraph Published Dally by Alton Telegraph Printing Company P, B. COUSLEY. Publisher PAUL S. COUSLEY. Editor Subscription price 40e weekly by carrier; by mall $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 o all news dispatches credited In thl paper and to the local news pub lulled herein. hpulder in the yoke of a plow, n ox at the other side of the oke. Today, I watched a woman >oss a job of paving the city vharf with macadam. Twenty nen worked under her supervi- ion. The job progressed rapidly. Into this new woman's world, 'resident Kennedy has sent, as U.S. minister a vigorous and harming lady diplomat, Eugene Anderson, who has jumped out of the nits of conventional diplomacy by visiting Bulgarian villages, talking to people In the street, and even winning the dis- Inction of being the first American ever to speak on the Bulgar- an radio. On the 4th of July she spoke in Bulgarian to explain the deals of the American revolution. She also dedicated the American plastics exhibition, which drew a record crowd to see plastic toys, plastic kitchen utensils, and a plastic Studebaker and Chevrolet. Mrs. Anderson has become so well known in Sofia that Bui garians call her "Eugenie" and stop her on the street to say hel lo, Bulgaria has a lot to learn about attracting tourists, especially when it comes to passport regulations. It took us three hours to get our passports cleared, and it was necessary to carry a passport wherever you went. When we departed, a buxom Bulgar bureaucrat insisted on charging our ship 519 for tele. grams we never sent, and jf30 for a taxi we never used. Furthermore, she refused payment In Bulgarian leva, demanded dollars instead, and then refused to maku change in dollars, Such is the female bureaucracy in this part of the Communist world. «gi 1983, Bell Syndicate. Inc.) MEMBER, THE AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATION Local Advertising Rales and Contract Information on application at the Telegraph business office, 111 East Broadway. Alton, (II. National Advertising Representatives: The Branham Company. New York, Chicago, Petrolt and St. Louis. Is J.euder KINGSTON - A recent survey of Jamaican industry has shown that mining is now the largest contributor to the country's export trade. Lmstente Finds Racist Tone in Abe's Utterances WASHINGTON — They stand before the shrine of Abraham Lin coin — before the impressive edifice which memorializes a great man. But do all those assembled this week before the massive statue of the country lawyer who became president of the United States know what he really said above the race problem. Would the Negro leaders of today venture to quote what Lincoln actually said in his public speeches more than 100 years ago? Is It generally realized, for in-i stance, that Lincoln didn't favor the social equality of Negroes and whites and frankly stated that he, didn't believe this should \>c es tablished by law or otherwise? Also, would what Lincoln had to say about the legitimacy of "resisting" court decisions be approved today by the members of the American Bar Assn. who voted recently for a resolution condemning the effort of certain groups to correct by legal methods — rulings of the Supreme Court of the United States considered to be unjust and arbitrary? Yet it's all in a book published in 1958 by the Library of Con gress, giving the stenographic records of speeches made b y Abraham Lincoln in his famous debates with Stephen A. Douglas. Lincoln denounced slavery, and then explained his position on the race problem generally as he said: Favors Whites "I have no purpose to introduce political and social equality between the white and the black races. There is a physical difference between the two, which in my judgment will probably forever forbid their living together upon the footing of perfect equality, and inasmuch as it becomes a necessity that there must be a difference, I, as well as Judge Douglas, am in favor of the race to which I belong having the superior position. "I have never said anything to the contrary, but I hold that notwithstanding all this, there is no reason in the world why the Negro is not entitled to all the natural rights enumerated in the Declaration of Independence, the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. I hold that he is as much entitled to these as the white man. I agree with Judge Douglas, he is not my equal in many respects — certainly not in color, perhaps not in moral or intellectual endowment. But in tfie right to eat the bread, without leave of anybody else, which Ills own hand earns, he , is my equal, and the equal of; Judge Douglas and the equal of every living man. . . . Cites His Feelings "What next? Free them and make them politically and socially our equals? My own feelings will not admit of this; and if mine would, we well know that those of the great mass of white people will not. Whether this feeling accords with justice and sound judgment is not the sole question, if, indeed it is any part of it. A universal feeling, whether well 01 ill-founded, cannot be safely dis regarded. We cannot, then, make them equals." In another speech in. 1858, Lin coin said: "I will say then that I am not nor ever have .been in favor o bringing about in any way th' social and political equality of thp white and black races — that am not nor ever have been in favor of making voters or juror of Negroes, nor of qualifyinf them to hold office, nor to inter marry with white people; and will say in addition to this tha there is a physical difference between the white and ,black race which I believe will forever for bid the two races living togethe on terms of social and polltica equality. And inasmuch as thej cannot so live, while they do re main together there must be th position of superior and inferiot and I as much as any other mai am in favor of having {he super ior position 1 assigned to the svhit race. . . , Found None "I will add to this that"! hav never seen to my knowledge man, woman or child who wa in favor of producing a perfec equality, social and political, tween Negroes and white men. The same year Lincoln bitte ly criticized the Supreme Coui for its decision in the Dred Sco case upholding slavery as a prop erty right. He said of the decii ion; "We propose so resisting it a lo have it reversed if we car and a new judicial rule estab lished upon this subject." Lincoln in another speech quo ed with approval a letter fron Thomas Jefferson, written In 182( which declared that, If Die judt es of the Supreme Court are be considered as "the ultima arbiters o( all constitutional que lions," this could be a "v e r dangerous doctrine indeed an one which would place us unde the despotism of an oligarchy,' So, Irrespective of the homai being paid to Abraham Llneo this week for a particular pu pose, there are plenty of quote lions which, If uttered by anyoi else today, would cause man whites and Negroes to denom such a spokesman us a "racist.' (© 1863. N.Y. Herald-Tribune. Inc. THE LITTLE WOMAN The current drum beating by ic Kennedy administration for a uclear test ban should prompt ome of his supporters to pause nd think about treaties with Rusa. To the best of my knowledge, oviet Russia has broken every reaty it has ever signed with nyone outside of Its own satel- te states, and has even broken ome of those. The Soviet Union is fomenting revolution all over the world. ; is supporting the most vicious /pe of dictatorships that the r orld has ever known. It continues to oppose the Unit- d States, which it recognizes as s only big remaining obstacle o world conquest, at every turn. Is this the kind of country we hould be making treaties with, specially when the treaties ravely affect our national secur- y? The Kennedy administration is •naking much of the so-called plit between Soviet Russia and ed China. This would be of no elp to us. It is simply an argu- nent between two murderers as o how soon the murder will be one and who will get the most ut of it. The .basic argument between "By golly, your picture IS in the paper!" Readers Forum Fiht Between 2 Murderers these two Communist powers Is quite simple. China wants wa right now. And make no mistake this is war against the Unltec States — all - out nuclear war. Russia on the other hand can quite properly say that we Americans have been so dumb In ban dllng our relations with then that they have had a contlnua series of conquests all over th world since 1945, and they fee there is no reason to change the! policies of co-existence, deception, and conquest because they can see no sign of us changing and stopping it. If this looks like an.argumen that is going to benefit the Unit ed States, it escapes me. You can rest assured that Com munist China and all of Russia' satellites are communist in the! thinking and acting, and that a any time they will turn on the! benefactor, the United States, liki a viper. Continued policies of appeasement as practiced by the Kennedy administration become more alarming with each month tha passes. We can only hope tha something good happens to sto; the program of undermining the United States' position. HARRY MANTZ, M.D. Fairmount Addition White Flight to Suburbs Mrs. Leighty has an opinion on e rights of free association that jeaks ill of the American sys- em. We all realize the limita- ons on free associations just as e realize the limitations on oth- r aspects of freedom. To deny lie existence of free association s an American freedom is to eny other freedoms. Negroes speak of their rights live where they wish, forget- ng, or not caring, whether •hite people wish to live beside hem. And many white people do ot care to — as exemplified by le white flight to suburban reas such as Brighton. 25 and 50 Years ... A tflafi find afl tirtdiSnUfiei! boy* About ? ( Wiled when i thick to ttnich they taiffe ti<fi«g MS struck by a train ofi ft railroad crossing a mile south &t the Alfjtott ftoad at South Roxana. The annual hve-day U$*f Alton fall festival was prepadftg to ojteti. there w§H ixhlbtt areas for IS Industries of the arta, atld a wldi variety of amusement included a street dance and a concert by Municipal Sand. A delay in Alton's appeal to U.S. Engineers to assuttw full responsibility for fes!6ral!on of Riverside Park was announced from the U.S. Engineer's office in St. Louis. The federal office was investigating a bond which was to have been given by John Griffiths & Sorts Co., whose contract 'n construction of the Altott locks add clam had been canceled by the government. The city held .that since the government had, canceled the contract, It was responsible for the park restoration. A third suit for $25,000 was filed In Circuit Court against'Dr. W. W. Billings, county coroner, by James fodaro, proprietor of Domino's Tavern In Wood River Township, following an Aug, 21 raid on the tavern. The Rw. George Peek of Wood-..River was ordained to the Baptist ministry, with his father, tha Rev. Fred Peek, Pleasant Hill church pastor officiating. Howard. L. Warner, former Medora banker, ex-Marine, and community leader, died at Veterans' Hospital, Hines, 111. Members of the Women's Onized soflball team attended the CardlnateGlants game in St. Louis to celebrate their, two-year play wilh only one defeat. Third place winner in the Camp Perry Marine, Coast Guard, and American Legion national shoot was William B. Woodrlng of East Alton, for.two years holder of the small bore championship. Alton Trades & Labor Assembly endorsed a campaign for a public auditorium, proposed to furnish clerks and judges for the bond issue referendum, and appropriated $75 to promote the project. the Wice $lp*sMeb. Vas ing tb the'new concrete Structure ptephr«<i for it In the plant yards east ot the city. A-second rolling mill of the oom^iy «is ftefltlng %n. plctlon, ind waB ixpM'.-Wfifc lion In ten d«ys. By Oct. 1 It Mi ^ departments of the plant would be In Ml production. \ • . , !' " William Mercer, * Klniooh Telephone Co. lineman, incurred a broken leg at Union «tid Ridge Streets when ft wife poison Which he wa ? at work, broke at Us baS6 ftfld pitched hlrnto the ground, tie was moved.to St. Joseph'* hp^ pltal for attention by Dr. 3, N, Shaft, Madison County Board ot review opened sessions in Alton. It began with ft check'on value of fixtures In Alton business places. First called for reports were representatives of local breweries and a number of saloon operators. Board members said that In many townships large increases in personal property appraisals had been made. Alton's Webb fire truck received a crumpled fender and smashed head light.when it bounded over the ciirblng>at>. thelNo? 1 h'bijtf 1 house:after return from a trash tire at llth and Easton Streets. . ' • «?""* H, L. Harris had; submitted the lowbld^at 9 cents a bushel for supplying coal to the Alton schools. Eight dealers competed, for the julnual contract. • \, ,;,. v , • - ' ' "Deaf Bill" Lee was brought to AUori for treatment of burns, about, hla face,^andiono eye. An unknown practical joker h,ad put some, gunpowder in his pipe while Lee was away IronThls island "home. When he lighted* the" plpel; ! ltTex- ploded. Alton school board was considering an order to make vaccination aga.inst 1 smalj pox compulsory for all pupils. A minor-outbreak of the disease had occurred here in the spring. Will Oben was preparing for active operation of his recently acquired 110 aci'e ftirin', a.'mile west of Monticello Seminary. He had resigned as office manager at Sparks Machine Co, Riesel in Santo Domingo Hispaniola Is Castro's Next Target A solution to this problem would be to have three types o neighborhoods: white, colored and mixed, with individuals liv ing in the neighborhood of their free choice. This idea could not be more ridiculous then a hiring quota demanded by some Negro leaders. Mrs. Leighty seems to feel that my desire to protect my dwindling supply of freedoms in this day of government bureaucracy, birth - to - death mollycoddling, makes me "way out," I have only to say I hope I shall always be considered "way out." BARNEY MURRELL 1318-A E. 4th CROSSWORD By Eugene She/er I 2. 3 IZ Iff 18 Z4- S? 25" Zl 44, 19 2.Z 37 4 S d> 7 /£> 53- 58 38 47 23 17 52 e 9 (o n 14 2.7 28 •5S- 53 sre> 29 SO SO SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — It is the documented opinion of President Juan Bosch and some of his intimate advisers, with whom I've spoken, that this island of Hispaniola, crowded between'Cuba and Puerto Rico, actually is Fidel Castro's next objective. This would give the Cubans a base from which to fan out amongst the new and still weak island nations which run in stepping stone formation down to Communist - dominated British Guiana. President Bosch and his col- eagues believe that too many observers are. absorbed byvthe melodrama' of Castro's "'gtferrilla ca : dres arid terror" squads.j on the South American cqhti'rieht Here, in Dominica, I was.'told, the Castro apparatus is no Jess ominous though it has switched 'to quieter tactics. But the action squads are :here. These are the "turbas" ch actually declared street warfare against U.'S. property and officials not too long ago. In the first five months of U.S. Ambassador John Martin's duties here, his auto was burned. The U.S. Embassy was picketed. His children's school was invaded by a stone - throwing mob. His family, and himself, were surrounded by jeering crowds. This led to rumors that he had been assassinated. The "turbas" were Communist creations — and we even know the wage scale for vandalism anc attacks on Americans. The Communists paid $50 to get an American flag burned. For $150 the Party got a street riot. It upped the ante to $350 for destructior of U.S. property. Some of the turba squads were made up o hoods. Others were Communist students at the university, which ms not been functioning foi nonths because the young Com munists on campus simply began shooting at their opponents in the school's elections. Put in Mothballs • But the Fidelistas put this ap- paratus in mothballs when they decided to switch to peaceful In- iltration of key unions, political parties and the government Helt. If the Castroites could accpmp- Ish this, they could pull general strikes in an effort to topple the till unsteady government. That would be their long range >bjective. Capture of important unions would give them a more mmediate operational advantage of deep significance to the U.S. Covert control of any important section of Dominican labor would give the / Fideiistas a chance^ to vork inside and anti - Communist Caribbean Congress of Labour— an organization virtually un tnown in the U.S. Its Secretary -. treasurer,>••< Osi mojid : Dyce, •; tells ,me ;tha.t;it>has about half 'a million nieriibers 'in sland countries such as Jamaica, Bermuda, the Bahamas, Granada, St. Kills, Santa.Lucia, Antigua, Barbados, Trinidad ,arid Tobago, as well as in 'Dutch/, arid French islands and Puerto Rico. Many of the island nations have abor governments and others have important parties directly inked lo the union movement. Some Dominican unions are affiliated with the Caribbean Confess of Labour. If the Castroites ever succeed in using the Doniln- HORIZONTAL 1. - — - Vegaa 4. petty quarrel 8. bang 12. fourth caliph 13. forearm bone 14. sharpen 16. girl's nickname 10, ripens 18. expired 20. Spanish maiden 21. Egyptian of the native race 23. golf mound 24. girl's 51. removal of part of an organ (Surg.) G3. slender flnial 64. a house (Sp.)' 55. .girl's name 56. sped 57. solar disk- 58.letters of the alphabet 59. cunning VERTICAL 1, disembark 2. Turkish regiment Z. office involving little responsibility 4. the total 5. builder'* aid 6. poker stake 7. Jibe 8. participates 9. French author 10. the dill 11. tableland Answer to yesterday's puzzle, 2T, expectorate 81. large paddle 82, brusque 86. summer, In France 89. travel by ox-cart 38. constructor 40. palm leaf (vw.) 48, guide 44. runs 48. scheme Avcrif* tlmf of lulatloBi l« mtauttl. (C 1963. King Feature* Synd,, Inc.) 3-23 17, fish eggs 10. June bug 22. wooden nail 24. witty saying 25. Swiss river 26. the gist 28. hawkers 29, native of: a suffix SO. thrice (music) S3. off waive 34, exclamation of - disgust 87. native of Chosen 39. fold over 41. varnish Ingredient 42. garret 44. the killer whale 45. a fuel 46. being 47. Ireland 40, gem stont 50. diminutive 62. National Academy of Science! (abbr.) VpqypTPWA fc?UTJ UWVWAP LUVYWKQ. PTT VKT JKOJ TWOK, HEP FBNCEH CHERISHES FWB mm- Today's Prayer Father, help me ever to keep my emotions under control anc yet let me never be afraid to give expression to the tenderer moods of the human spirit. May I noi be ashamed of tears If grie: should be my lot nor be un will ing openly to express joy, sym pathy or compassion In times o special need. Free me from hardness of heart and the cold ness of indifference; throiigl Christ. Amen. —Alfred Grant Walton, Brooklyn N. Y., minister, Flatbush-Tomp kins Congregational Church; - '« (O 1063 by the Division of Christian Education, National Council of th Churches of Christ In the U. S, A. can unions,as a base-to gahvpow- r inside the'Congress,,' 'tKd" v Fi- delistas could . easily infiltrate governments {almost \from the tip if Florida to the edgV of Vene- ;uela. _ ,, '•And the •Corijmunists have a beachhead here. They dominate he Dominican Union of Organiz- id Workers —/known 1 as La Un- 011. It has seven affiliates. One of these Is the strategic abor 'organization 'covering the storage and distribution-, of oil and other fuels v Thus- atigeheral strike n this 'krea;'would : pjBi-alyze the iew and vs'trugglingj- Nation. Troops would have to'-iTnload and distribute •'• tlie'- gasdilne! .-; This would not displease, the Co'mniu- ilsts qrgahizers. '* They,' always e a r _;propaganda "profit when piwoke either:••; the military jr'vth'e police into action against strikers.' ; .^v..'.-..;, t . Aim ut White Collars The'! Communists !i als6' are sue- cessfuliy.: concientratihg on white- collar workers — a strategy they liave devjsed especially for Latin America. *In some' South American countries they :• control the bank workers — Which gives them access to all the credit secrets of business, industry and the nation. Here, the extremists -dominate some 20,000 government employ£S.'Last iviay 7. they called a general strike of government employ- es. Much of th^.Dpminican governing apparatus'-' '• was stalled. There were strefet, riots. President Bosch had' *,to break the strike and quiet .the"; rioters with tear gas, though,, be knew the Communists wouid use his actions for propaganda purposes throughout the: Caribbean and Latin America.** ' Tfie Communists did it once. They may toy" it .again. They await the strategic 'day.. Chaos is their business, It could topple this government. That would start a chain reaction in a vast area the U.S. can- DPt afford to lose. ••••! «D I8fl3, The Hall Syndicate,:Inc.) MIRROR OF YOUR MIND "', '' By JOSEI'H WHITNEY \\ V ' Natlpriul' Institute of Health, said. |h^ rate and duration of adolescent growth Is largely govern- ;ed-by',8lx hormones. Hprmone secretions tend to.make young people gro\v up sooner, but it shortens the growing period. For psychological reasons, thijs treatment Is sometimes advisable for boys, but should be undertaken only by en expert in endocrine therapy, ' Are Americans an anxious lot? Answer: Not particularly. Now anxiety tests show difference in anxiety levels with age, occupation and national culture. In the area it was noted that Indians and Frenchman Iwve much higher anxiety levels than Amer- , leans. As reported by Raymond . B. Cattell In Scientific American, "this hardly (its the American's! treasured, view oJ himself us the^ most harassed, ot mortals, or that ,. AJ^VVWI Harnwnes may help anxiety is tied up with the puce in delayed growth, but the 'even- and ' complexity of industrialized tual height of, the child .will be society, , .unchanged. Pr. Nabpy Barley, <P 18W, KUJ* Feature*, Synd,, IRQ.) Do wedding ftog« Have ihitglo vulue? Answer! Mayo Clinic researchers tested the old wives' tale that a sty may bo cured by rubbing it with a gold wedding ring, ami found the treatment 92 per cart successful, As reported in (to * D ' slcier's News Letter, chlorine Is osfie of the few substances ti«t can dissolve gold in microscopic qumitjtles, The salt, tear crystals in (he rims of hurnan eyes contain enough chlorine * brine, tp '. traces of gold chloride, 8 basis many ey'@ medications, '™

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