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6 M6N " AUGUST 20,1962, Ukft Charles American Press •junior Editors Quiz on- INDIANS AMUSEMENTS AND ARTS Worst /Maritime Disaster Is Recalled by New Book TRANSPORT TO DISASTER, t of By W. Elliott. (Holt, Rhiehart and Winston, 247 pps.) on the riverboat packet April 27, 1865. the Sultana victims were mostly paroled Union pris- On April 14, 1912 the liner Ti- j oners from the Confederate pris- tanic struck an iceberg in thejo"icampa North Atlantic while on her maid- j The toll, and went down with I mated, was QUESTION: Did the early Indians brushes? have paint en voyage the loss of 1,513 lives. Three years later, in 1915, a German submarine sank the liner Lusitania off the coast of Ireland with the loss of 1,153 lives. These two maritime disasters conservatively esti- 1,647— almost a hun- are perhaps the two best known' -largely to Americans. Poems, songs and dred more than died in the sinking of the titanic. The sinking of the Sultana not only is virtually unknown in our own times, but was practically ignored by the nation at the time boats at Vicksburg but two loading officers, fearing the other was in the secret employ of steamboat lines, Insisted Lincoln's Road To Abolition Is Outlined LINCOLN AND THE NEGRO, by Benjamin Qnarles (Oftfwd University Press, 2ft pages). One of the qualities which made Lincoln attractive to Republican rival on piling the emancipated troops aboard the Sultana. party leaders in 1860 was his mod erateness on the slavery issue. And indeed, judging from al of his speeches and actions up un the overfed packet had ca,| {•£ was a moderate. This study by Benjamin Quarles, a professor of history a ried out emergency boiler repairs | while the loading was in prog-; ress and her trip up river was due to other events, such'as the surrender of the Con- novels have been written about the Titanic and the sinking of the Lusitania led to the entry of the United States into World War I. Both the Titanic and the Lusi- federacy and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. The Sultana plied a regular (schedule on the Mississippi from St. Louis to New Orleans, the river having long since been opened slow because of the heavy load. A short distance above M e m- phis, early on the morning of April 27, the boilers exploded and the ship became a holocaust. Of the more than 2,500 aboard, only about 700 survived. Author El- tania were British liners and the! to regular steamboat traffic, even nation-! wlllle the war was stl " m ANSWER: Art was very important to the American Indians. They painted themselves, decorated their wigwams and utensils, and used pictures in religious ceremonies. When they painted themselves, they usually daubed on the color with a bit of cloth or fibre. But very often their pictures called for clear lines and'patches of color. To apply such color, the Indians made a number of different kinds of brushes. At upper left is the simplest one, a pointed twig or stick. Very often, as in the next sketch, a twig was pounded so that the soft material was removed, leaving the long fibers. The outer fibers then could be trimmed down if a point was needed as seen in the third brush. In the west, pieces of the yucca plant were often chewed so the fibers could be made into brushes. The Plains Indians made painting tools from the spongy bone of the buffalo's knee. Many Indians also made flat "spatulas" like small trowels, out of wood. They spread colors crosswise or could use the edge of the spatula for making lines, as we show. « * » FOR YOU TO DO: Get hold of a few twigs and make an Indian paintbrush, pounding the end and trimming down the fibers. Then crush some berries, such as huckleberries and do a bit of real Indian decorating. Besides berries, Indians used mineral and earth colors, using shells to hold the paint. * * • 8-20 (Ronald Palloni of Amsterdam, N. Y., wins $10 for this question. Mall yours on a postcard to Junior Editors in care of this newspaper.) eath toll included many alilies. The greatest maritime disaster ress. Morgan State college, traces th evolution toward abolition in Lin coin'- thought and actions, unt' the climax of the Emancipatio Proclamation. Lincoln was not a man to be CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS 1. W. Tffdtftfl liott, grandson of one of the sur-1 precipitate in so touchy a matter describes that horrible! of slaverv - " almost seemed that B. Roftisfl foonj 8. t»nck fto*A 12. tnfttfe H. 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He also describes how the On April 20, 11 days after Lee of modern record, however, oc- i surrendered, the Sultana left curred on an American ship and; New Orleans homeward-bound. At virtually all the victims were Americans. Yet history has f o r- gotten this disaster. Vicksburg the ship, designed for a maximum passenger load of 300, loaded more than 2,000 Union Army subsequently whitewashed; everyone connected with the dis-j aster. The Sultana now lies some- ! where beneath an Arkansas field \ because the river has shifted course. Elliott's account, the result of exhaustive research, makes for a 4fl 51 53 15 35 91 49 33 55 Answer in Classified Section aster that deserves a better break What is even more strange, this | prisoners lately freed by the Con- maritime disaster occurred not on i {e ™ racv - L ., . \ j n tmrur«c thehigh seas, or even on salt wa-1 There were two other steam-1 to now.-HUGHES. ter, but on the broad Mississippi' a short distance above Memphis, Tenn. That disaster was the explosion REPRINTS Reds 7 Problems Are Explored RUSSIA UNDER K H R U S H- \ olution of 1917. and continues CHEV, edited by Abraham Brum- i through the Spanish Civil War. berg (Praeger Paperbacks)—The United States Information agency published a bi-monthly journal called "Problems of Communism," that is the source of some of the most authoritative information available today on Soviet Russia. ] ! Editor Abraham Brumbert has; selected the outstanding articles j from his journal for the inclusion | in this survey of contemporary! Soviet Russia. I In 1953, when Stalin died, an 1 era in the history of Soviet rule came to an end. The vast changes which this heralded are still going on. The changes have touched almost every facet of Soviet life, and these changes are discussed in this selection of essays. Included are essays on Soviet ideology, the continuing power struggle, the economy, Soviet society and literature and social welfare. A perceptive and informative volume of 660 pages. This was the first really systematic treatment of international communism to appear in print. It is still one of the best. NEW BOOKS LAKE CHARLES PUBLIC LIBRARY Non-Fiction Asklns, Pistol Shooter's Book. Berger, Arab World Today. Blair, Of Herbs and Spices. Connoisseur (Periodical), Guide To Antique English Pottery, Porcelain ana Glass. Daniel, Adventures In Art. Deutsch, Poetry Handbook; a Dictionary of Terms. Groves, Now It Can Be Told. Gulcharnaud, Modern French Theatre. Holmes, American On 1he Moon. Lindsay, Collected Poems. i McGlnley, Times Three; Selected Poems. , Medlin, Soviet Education Programs. Foun- j datlons, Curriculum?, Teacher Prepar- | Meltier, Milestones To American Liber- j fy Montgomery, Path To Leadership. Mowat, The Serpents' Coll. National Council For the Social Studies, Citizenship and a Free Society. O'Connor, Gould's Millions. O'Reilly, Sports Illustrated Book of the Outdoors. Rhodes, Clay and Glazes for the Potter. Rlvlln, Teaching Adolescents In secondary Schools. Saroyan, Here Comes, There Goes You Know Who. Tuchman, The Guns of August. Zaldenberg, How To Draw Birds, Fish, and Reptiles. LP Records Early English Christmas Carols. Glinka; A Life For the Tsar. More Plaf of Paris. Chausson; Symphony In B flat. Opus 20. The Marches I played on the Old Ragtime Piano, Euble Blake, Piano. New Novel Built On Epic Pattern THE TECHNIQUES OF COMMUNISM, by Louis F. Budenz (Henry Regenry Co.) — This book was first published in 1954. The author is a former Communist, and calls upon his own experience in describing their tactics. He discusses Communist philosophy and organization, and dis-j cusses methods and techniques j whereby the Communist party i seeks to influence public opinion, and various segments of society, such as labor, education and minority groups. WORLD COMMUNISM, by Franz Borkenau (Ann Arbor Paperbacks) — Borneau's book was written in 1939 on the ev e of World War II. In it the author surveys Soviet-directed Communist activity throughout the world. He begins with the October Rev- RUSSIA UNDER KHRUSH CHEV, by Alexander Werth (Crest Books) — This book concerns what the author calls the "Khrushchev phase" of Soviet history. He avoids the word "epoch," because he regards Russia at present as in a state of flux, volatile and unpredictable. He discusses the Russians themselves, their scientists, their secret police, the Russian "Jewish problem," the "anti-G e r m a n" complex, and their private dreams and terrors. MARXISM, edited by Arthur P. Mendel (Bantam Books) — This 592-page book is an anthology of Marxist writings. The author has gathered together the significant works of Marxists from Marx to Djilas, and reprinted cogent parts of them. Included are the "Communist Manifesto" of Marx and Engels, Lenin's essay on "State and Revolution," and Stalin's "Foundations and Leninism." The post-Stalinists are also represented, including Mao Tse-tung, Djilas and Kolakowski. BEST SELLERS (Compiled by Publishers' Weekly) FICTION SHIP OF FOOLS, Porter. YOUNGBLOOD HAWKE, Wouk. DEARLY BELOVED, Lindbergh. UHURU, Ruark. THE REIVERS, Faulkner. NONFICTION THE ROTHSCHILDS, Morion. MY LIFE IN COURT, Nlzer. THE GUNS OF AUGUST, Tuchman. 0 YE JIGS & JULEPS!, Hudson. CALORIES DON'T COUNT, Taller. ILONA by Hans Habe (Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc., 631 pages). Translated from the German by Michael Bullock. ILONA, a lengthy new novel by Hans Habe, strongly reminds the reader of two other novels, Desiree and Gone With The Wind. It is similar to these other novels in several respects: in length (over 600 pages); in background (war and revolution in an historical setting); in magnitude (all three novels are of epic proportions and detail the events of several decades); in focus (each no- 1 vel centers around a single protagonist, a woman); and in story element (each novel retains interest and achieves motive force by following the heroine through her various amours). The phenomenal success of Desiree and Gone With the Wind may help to explain the success of Ilona. According to the publisher, Ilona has already been published in fourteen countries and was the best-selling novel of its year in Germany. The author, Hans Habe, has enjoyed other popular successes. He is "one of the most widely translated living authors in the German language," having had his twenty books translated in eighteen languages. Ilona, his latest effort, does not seem destined for the same success in the United States that it apparently received in G e r- many. The reason for this can be determined by the simple expedient of examining the books that are now on the best-seller lists [n America. he waited until he was pushed before he took action. At any rate, he was careful to have the sentiment of most of his followers behind him before he acted. Perhaps this was why he was so successful a political strategist. The author shows how Lincoln , changed his views from an emi- j gration policy to emancipation, ! from freedom to equal political rights, from regarding the Negro j as contraband of war to regard- j ing him as a soldier. j Meanwhile, the Negro's attitude i toward Lincoln was changing, too. When Lincoln was elected, free Negroes and abolitionists expected little from him, and during the first months of the war, got even less than that. Eventually, Lincoln grew greater and greater in the eyes of the Negro, and his assassination was enough to enshrine him as the Negro's greatest hero. Seven Suspended By ASC Defeated MARKSVILLE, La. (API-Seven suspended Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation commit teemen in Avoyelles Parish we}, defeated in bids for re-electio" last week. j The seven were suspended f<. alleged irregularities in adminis tration of the federal goven ment's feed grains program. NOW SHOWINC REGULAR ADM1SSIO, —OPEN 12:45— NOW, .THE ADVENTURE OF THE AGES FOR ALL TO , \ WITH KERWIN MATTI THURSDAY—WALT DISNEY'S "PINOCCHI There are fictionalized biographies, psychological studies, attempts at satiric humor, novels of earthy realism, and analyses of i political intrigue. There are no! novels of "high romance." ; Romance today is passe. We i cannot afford to be romantic. We j can no longer afford the luxury of dreaming; we are too busy trying to exist in a world split by carnivorous ideologies. Our time is short. Ilona is an attempt at romance when the temper of our times is realistic. Ilona is a well-written novel whose anomolous nature must unfortunately relegate it to the bookshelves of teen-age girls i rive here from New Delhi in Jan and ladies' book clubs.—MUNDT. ' uary. Tours Set For Oriental Dancers NEW YORK (AP) - Three Oriental dance companies are to make their first tours of the United States during the fall and winter under sponsorship of the Asia Society. The culture exhibit begins with ithe Phakavali troupe from Thai- 'land, which will travel the con; tinent from mid - September i through December. In October, Sangeeta Madras arrives with a display of rhythmic specialties of southern India. 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