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February 20, 1964

The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 6

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Every Thursday . s> • ; venue,'' Wellington, Texas , Editor ?and PuWislicr Etttered: Ml second class mail Aug. ?5, 1909 at the post offi&. f|4w ^eUln^n r ,T<aaij,: under -Act. 'of^Mawh 3, 1879. J, vNATIONAl EDITORIAL Sustaining Member National Editorial Association , " ' Member Texas Press Association 1 , Member Panhandle Press Association NOTICE: 1 ' Any erroneous reflection upon the character, standing or reputation of any person, firm or corporation which may appear in the columns of THE WELLINGTON LEADER will be corrected gladly upon its being brought to the attention of the publisher. • ' |3.00 a year inside of trade territory $4.00 a year outside of trade territory Reading Notices lOrf per line Thursday, February 20, 1964 Needs of Industry Include Sturdy Traits of People Louisville, Mississippi is a small agricultural town "sejeking:,Jndus|ry v ,,A. : .rejcent. issue of the Winston County Journal, published there, reported a speech bjr thegeneral manager of a recently-secured industry, in which he told why his company chose Louis-, ville.. ; .'. r "'•'.. •.';.•;.' : .' " -^ . '•-•••-••. • ••••".:.: ;. • "First we looked for a community whose ambition and foresight paralled ours; second, we sought a community where the government and the people were ready for change; third, we wanted an area where the people have native intelligence, pride in their work, desire to work and a belief in giving value for value received. | "Fourth, we looked for a community which would welcome newcomers and offer them a better way of life." ..••-. -' '• : •; ^ • . • ; This corporation had been told of the high calibre and moral responsibility of the people of Winston County — people who still had the traits that made the American pioneer strong enough to claim this country from the wilderness and make it what it is today.- ; ' ; ^ • ••• : '.' i -?: \ 0. •' .'-v ;; Eight months after training and manufacturing started, ,the general manager told the townspeople that he had been connected with manufacturing concerns in the East and Midwest and nowhere had he seen workers who learn as fast work as hard or who are as productive. The qualities that had been recommended to the company more than met expectations. Here are some of the things industry asks of the communities where manufacturers relocate. When you check them out, they are things we have to offer. OTHER EDITORS A Burst of Pomposity Justice Warren's commission to investigate the assassination of President Kennedy was set up so that the facts would be made known. . ; This was wise because it is the only way the public can be reassured about the precise chain of events leading to the tragedy. It is the only way rumors of international conspiracy to murder the President can be laid to rest or proved. It was vital that the American people have confidence in the commission, confidence that all the facts would be forth coming. But in a burst of pomposity so great as to be all but incredible, the Chief Justice has let it be known, in an offhand sort of way, that certain facts "may riot be released in your lifetime." And even in a subsequent attempt to withdraw these unfortunate words, Mr. Warren leaves the impression that Oswald's comings and goings to Russia and Mexico are too hot to tell the public. Apart from the fact that Mr. Warren has neither the authority nor the right to decide what should be made public, his foolish words have jeopardized the very purpose of the Presidential commission: To assure the American people that they will get the full, straight story about the murder of their Presi- dest. —The National Observer '•: , * * * . . American Way of Life A nation that is callous to the misfortunes of its citizens can hardly be called civilized, but this is no excuse for the abuses which are coming to light day by day in our welfare program. Stunned taxpayers still have not recovered from disclosures that from 25 to more than 50 per cent of those checked in Washington were drawing various kinds of relief illegally, but new blows are falling. The New York Mirror was to have completed a series on New York welfare this week, but found indefinitely. The bill for welfare in our largest city is half a billion dollars a year, and much of this is Federal tax money. Many welfare recipients were found by the Mirror to be working on the sly and drawing payments to which they had no right. Case workers notify the clients by mail before calling for their infrequent visits, and of course the client stays home from work that day. Others were drawing several kinds of welfare when they were eligible for only one. They might be getting Social Security payments, unemployment compensation or other funds and relief checks, too. Relief case workers are kept too busy to do much investigation, and aren't trained in detecting frauds anyway. Some of them/the Mirror says, accept kickbacks for complicity in illegal payments. Others have keen, threatened with death if their reports caused the relief checks to stop, Some relief clients interviewed have been quite candid. They feel no remorse, because "everybody's doing it." They say candidly that relief payments for large families are so liberal that they'd lose money by going to \york. One reason is, of course, that relief checks aren't taxed, and pay checks are taxed heavily to pay for relief, among other things. Today, more people are on relief, than in the red despite Social Security, unemployment compensation and other welfare measures. It's time to clean up the mess, •—The Jonesville Booster He's Trying to Give Up the Habitj CROSSROADS REPORT Dear Editor: I see where many free-wheeling type people sneer at their proudent-minded neighbors and accuse them of wanting to turn •back the clock to the 19th century. My back-looking neighbor says he notes some ultra-conservative in Africa the other day turned the clock away back by bringing clown a helicopter with his bow and arrow. But he calculates that us for- wardizzy Americans pretty well cut off any retreat to the 19th century when we started dipping into our 21st, century income. I see where a little bunch of Texas collegians have organized them a Socialist party, which is kind of sad when you think about it. Sad, .because taking up Socialism is a sign that a boy has lost confidence that he can make it himself, and wants to contrive it) away from somebody else. Also proves he is too chicken to go after it with a gun, which at least is a more forthright and non-hypocritical way fro redistribute wealth. I see where some of our scientific clock-watchers claim the earth is now rotating silower than it used to. This is probably due to the heavier dtebt load we have got here on the west side, which throws the old globe out of balance and puts extra strain on the bearings. But my over-prime neighbor argues that; the world has ac tuaTly speeded up since his youth, on account of there being more governments these days we are naturally getting more revolutions per minute. I see where there is a big push on. to nominate a scantily known Republican by the name of Scranton to run for Presi dent) this year. Even some impartial-Democrat news twisters are calling attention to Mr. Scranton's good points, as a sportsmanlike gesture to help the Republicans make up their minds. It will sure open up a new era in goodfellowship if the Republicans take this advice, and then the Democrats let the GOP pick out the candidate they want to run against. LOOKING AHEAD by Dr. George S. Benson WHO HATES BUSINESS? •While various prominent leaders on the national scene were focusing their attention upon the supposed presence of hatreds on the American scene because of President Kennedy's assassination, there was' one hatred that) was escaping attention. Who is it that seems to want business to get more than its share of mistrust? Who is it that fights business and makes it) a continuing battle? Wiho is it that hates the idea of production for profit, and wants to ignore the fact that it is the consumer who determines the profit? Considering the world over, perhaps it is the whole kit of Marxist ideas that most conflicts -with the idea of the free market place in a free environment, a system that is fed by consumers' demands and an answering enterprise. Certainly it is Communism that calls for the overthrow of capital- Ism, that vows hatred for private and individual enterprise, as opposed to the interests of the State. This is the framework in which a world-wide conflict is conducted against private business. Yet it is these freedoms to buy and sell, to hold property, ito offer services, to invest In ideas, to accumulate tools, and to invent and develop that distinguishes the American success story. These freedoms are powerful. The respect business has toward the use of .ijhese elements of power is understandable. Business knows and respects the power of new ideas, of the use of accumulated capital (labor and tools) of efficient methods, of competition of the stimulus of profit. Most successful businesses in America have used these wisely and witih restraint. Who, then, hates business? The general public? Not really, unless one finds some mis- cannot " ?,"-4> - v*< j<' ^t\*s, '•®t?;. V,* informed intellectual, disgruntled employee,' < or. professional accuser. Despite the venom spewed by a sector of the press toward 'business, most Americans respect the system and even "big" business. Despite a considerable vacuum of economic education, the public is not unfriendly >ty>ward business. Many are not informed, but they are not dislayal nor anti- business. Some otherwise thoughtful persons see too much of the competitive spirit, thinking perhaps, as labor leaders so often express themselves, that what is one man's gain is another's loss. They fail to see that benefits of our system are passed on to everyone very thoroughly. Everyone enjoys the productivity of all of us and our machines. Our wealth and per capita income have been doubling every 25 years, mostly because of the effort and skill being exercised in all kinds of business activity. Business has no reason to apologize for its pursuit of profit, in view of the benefits enjoyed -by alt. Who, then is anti-business? It is probably not unfair to reflect at this point that .another system based largely on state control or state ownership of both tools and men, has gained a very big following in the world. Most of the Communist following is enforced, however. But the Marxist leaders have found that their easiest path to power is to fight business and capitalism. Is it only coincidence that in America, as around the •world, the anti-business forces are best identified by a common aim, a reach for power and control over people? Must we name who it is in America fliat wants excessive power? Political leaders do often seek powers which in various ways find pacts with other powerful elements, It is a dangerous game. When played in a highly centralized government the game can be decisive. We like to think that pow- • er in government is exercised to benefit the people, but) it is easy to see how close this gets us to the Marxist principle of state superiority. The time-honored freedoms from oppression include that of freedom from government. There remains some lingering memory of the steel crisis of 1962, with it® lesson not to be forgotten. Business -has performed well throughout the past year. Confidence at the New Year is high, in almost every measurement of business activity. It will be well if President Johnson's spirit of last August prevails. At} that time he told business men: "I agree with those who say we must be concerned 1 both nationally and at the state level with the climate for business— ;he climate for capital, the climate for investment, the climate for profits!" REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS Raymond H. Wall and others to Celia Ray Anderson'—W/2 and E/2 of E/2 section 32, block 11, containing 486.2 acres. D. R. Shanks and others to Elmer Black and wife—E/2 of SW/4 section 52, block 10. Frank Goforth and others to TOL, Inc.—W/70 feet of lots 6, 7, 8 and 9, block 11, Wellington. Frank Goforth and wife to TOL, Inc.—Lots 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 24, block 11, Wellington. "Jackson's Foot Cavalry" was the nickname of Gen. Stonewall Jackson's infantry because of its speed in covering ground. WOMENPAST21 WITH BLADDER IRRITATION After 21, common Kidney or Bladder Irritations affect twice »a m»nj women M men and may make you tense and nenroua from too frequent, burning or itching urination both day and night. Secondarily, you may lose sleep and suffer from Head* aches, Backache and feel old, tired, depressed. In such Irritation, OYSTBX usually brines fast, relaxing comfort by curblne Irritating germs In strong, acid urine and by analgesic pain relief, del OYSTEX at druggists. Feel better fast. '64 JET-SMOOTH LUXURY CHEVROLET-lmpala Sport Coupe •i' its Shamburger Lumber Co. for the best in WALLS Best Values... Best Selection Featuring for February ULTRA WALL 4'x8' PANELS $139 3 each ULTRAWALL Panels In bio 4'xt 1 tin that cavers farter asc-^l ®ffis» From wall paneling headquarters, here's excit- Ing news for finishing or remodeling any room. You must come in and seo these beautiful new ULTRAWALL Panels for yourself! They give you the WMH exotic look of woodgrains, but at terrific savings! That's right, get the look of wood for lots less. And fire-resistant ULTRA- WALL goes up easily, no sawing or planing—- it's pre-decorated, too, no painting! Visit our store Way and see ULTRAWALL in patterns of Java Teak, Scandie, or Club Walnut. ULTRA. WALL fi « fabulous February Feature! Come In todayl *&. ' '' .. ;•£:-;•"--*"•-. -X. -.,:., . 811 US FOR "WALL TO WALL" SERVICR ON ANY REMODELING PROJECT CIILIN9 TILf. Paneling walli? Put up • beautiful new oiling at the urn* time, We carry huge selection of neweit patterni, Including acoustical calling tilai. NIIO A CONTRACTOR? If you'ro not • waakand car- panlar, wa II gladly arrange for axpart profatilonal con* tracton to do the job for you. FINANCING. We'll arrange eaiy tarmi to fit your family budget. So don't watt, enjoy your fiomi more now. Como In ind t«lk It ovtr today, Shamburger Lumber Co. ALL-NEW CHEVELLE-Malibu Sport Coupe MAi^*^.»ay*MUi«ahMi»«Ai; '64 THRIFTY CHEVY H-Nova Sport Coupe '64 SPORTY, MORE POWERFUL CORVAIR-Monza Club Coupe '64 EXCITING CORVETTE-Sting Ray Sport Coupe YOUR CHEVROLET DEALER HAS MORE TO OFFER: luxury cars, thrifty cars, sport cars, sporty cars, big cars, small cars, long cars, short cars, family cars, personal cars 45 DIFFERENT MODELS OF CARS Whyon«ttopityourChevroletdealer'$UlikehavIngyourownprivateauto$how And if we Hadroom here we could go on and list all the engines Chevrolet offers, ranging up to an extra-cost 425-hp V8 in the big Chevrolet. And all the different transmissions. And the umpteen different exterior and interior color choices. And the models with bucket seats and those without. And the hundreds of different accessories, including the new extra-cost AM-FM radio. But that's best left to your Cnevrolet.dealer. That and exactly how reasonable the price can be lor you to be able to enjoy so much car. THE CHEAT HIGHWAY PERFORMERS Chevrolet • Chevdle • Chevy TJ. Corvair • Corvette See them at your Chevrolet Showroom CLARK CHEVROLET CO. 1009 Ninth St. Wellington/ Texas Phone 447-5422

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