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'BARGAINS WITH GOD' Airman Rescued From Mine Pif HifcL CITY, S.D. (AP» — "Ifhospital, where he is under obser- made ; .some bargains with God— vatinn. but I always was sure that, somehow, I'd be rescued," Airman said days in telling he spent "I came across this big hole to the ground in the woods and started walking around it, p e e r 1 n g down. All of a sudden th« edge Gerald "Becker about,, the 3' 2 trapped; in an abandoned gold I gave way and I fell 50 feet to the mine pit near here. ' bottom." The chance halt of a tourist j After recovering from the initial partSf.Jrtpught his rescue Monday. I shock, Becker looked for a hold Becker, 18, of Mapleton, Minn., • on the shale and slate walls to hrid last Thursday night off from j enable him to climb out but found his duties as a mechanic at near- ] none. Then he started shouting by Eflftforth Air Force Base. He | for help. decided lo go swimming in Shevi-j When darkness fell, he gave dan Lake. .that up and made himself a prim- "RHU.it was too cold and I itive bed out of brush that had Teacher Union Chief Answers NEA Attacks FfcLix n. startejtj'.exploring instead," said fallen Into the pit. Becker Monday night at the base "But I couldn't sleep very much . because it got pretty cold," ha said. "It must have fallen to about so or less and I only had 11 g h t trousers and a T-shirt." Friday, Saturday and Sunday took a long lime to pass. "Every time 1 heard, or thought I heard, the faintest noise, I'd start shouting agaln~-but nobody came to the remote area," Becker Mid. He had no food. For water he look the batteries out of his flash ,.»,,,, ., . , .!light case and used it to gather t ., , ,j A ? ) "'f rcsi . dcnltCal ; 1 1 ground drops thbt filtered down J. Megel told the American t'ctl-| tlle sidca of lhe pil eraliot) ,of Teachers lAt-L-LH)': Early Monday tht convention today the National j PG [ Q Placck famt , y fro m PhoctTix, Education Association is trying to; AriZii sloppcd in lhc flrea to exterminate the teachers union, i thoir youngsters exercise. Becker, Megel, keynote speaker at the j with his now very hoarse throati convention, said in a prepared [ heard them and called out. address: "The NEA docs not ex-j Ptacek hurried to a cabin re* pect to' compete with us. tl in- i sort near the lake for help, tends to exterminate us." | Two forestry men, a rancher The AFT president's speech to! and Placck returned to the pil approximately 750 delegates to the j with a rope, and with it lied 4«lh "annual convention contained around his waist Becker made his his jiromised reply to attacks way up the sheer wall, from the" NEA on his union's poli- "All I could think of all the time cies. was how my ma would be torn He .defended teacher unionism. "P ir anything happened," said and pledged increased organiza-, 1 " 6 a »; man - " Ves > and l made lion of, the AFT, inviting aid from s <™ c bargains with God-but I the AKL-C10 always thought I'd be rescued and The NEA, 'which claims 800.000 that confidence helped me along." members in lhe leaching prnfex- nion, condemned the AFT's one- day slrike last spring against the New York City public school system.- '•*" In contrast to the 70,000-menv ber AFT, the NEA policy calls for settlement of teacher grievances by negotiation only. At HR Denver convention earlier this year, however, the NEA ap- visilcd " Ol> husband in the hospital proved H pr-wani of saiu-! : ons ', Saturday and said when she left: against offending schools or school , " We vcl 'y mvch hope he will be districts. This would have a black- coming out Tuesday." listincpeffecl '• " Hc ' s VC1 '- V well> " Lad y Church- Mcftal sold the NEA should he I" added, smiling, "but we won't condemned "by every thoughtful know u » ul Monday exactly when loaclieV in the nation" because of he is leaving the hospital- its altitude toward the teachers Sir Winston, 87, now well on the federal ion mf> " f ' a '"' er '"'^ing his thigh in "Instead of mobilizing iln elier- ;t f:i!I ! » a Monte Carlo hotel, has gins lo- resolve our common eilu- l)rai '» Middlesex Hospital since calkmal- problems, lhc NEA J«"c 2 (l chooses ralhcr to doclare an 'all- , A *P™a' B^und floor suile has our war against another icaclu-rs l)Ccn flllcd U P {or him al Sir nrgaltfzpUon. For this the NEA' Winston's home at Hyde Park should stand condemned by every Gale, in the West End of London, thoughtful teacher in the nation." Megel said the issue is "not un- io sin -versus professionalism but ui nism versus NEA-lsm." lie 1 fact is-." he said, "that r through the forthright and i 'cral'ic procedure of lhe union Mrs, Churchill Says Husband h 'Very Well' LONDON (AP)-Lady Churchill Davis Issues Statement on Negro Riders BATON ItOUUE tAP) - Louisi- travel where as the state is or movement can leaching lie truly professional and re- H!."' •el; defending the New York ;ltla •, said it was undertaken • llic> y Wlsl > po Mer exhaustion of "all pos- concerned, Uov. Jimmie H. Davis lies of honorable ncgolia-; explained Monday in answering a ."'He said the AFT prefers'protest against Reverse Freedom to negotiate all disputes. Wfars. Gov. Elmer L. Anderson of Minnesota had protested what he called the cruel way "Reverse Freedom Riders were misled by their sponsors." In reply, Davis emphasized thai neither the stale nor any of Its political subdivisions sponsors the migration of Negroes Irorti Louisiana, rhu movement lo Miniie- Bomb Blasts Hit Papers in Soain Today MABKID, Spain (API - numbs, exnhfdjtt today in lhe plants nf;«»"». "avis wrote, apparently is two newspapers in Madrid and ;'" ™*\*M™ »> n-peatcd ilivllalioiis 1 li nni then 1 . Davis added the in- newspapers one In. 'Barcelona, injuring one. employe- and causing Kotnn dam- 1 visions "coming from people in BSP -••-• liigu places in your stale may Officials said the blasts were j lu ' HIP c.oplinuancc of ;> wave of :111 and mislead- nuisance political bombings. Bonitis' exploded in Madrid at the Catholic publishing bouse that prints lhe newspaper \n and at the -pfant of the prn-FalaiiRist Pueblo^ ; In ifaivelona a bomb went off at the office of lhe pro-Catholic La VanRUaniia, slightly injuring an employe who was raising a wooden shutter above display windows. I'm-scgregation groups in Louisiana have been paying one-way bus fare ami incidental expenses to Negroes desiring transportation lo Minnesota and other northern and western states. Red Space Twins, Families Frolic MOSCOW (AP) — Soviet space twins ( . % Maj. Andrian Nikolayev and •&. Col. Pavel Popovicb frolicked and rested their families today in a special preserve for astronauts in the Moscow woods." They will hold a news conference Tuesday. Has Own for Bait CHARLESTON, W. Va. (Apt- It was bait that caused the bulge in the clieek of a youngster wiio showed' up for a fishing rodeo al Coonskjii Park. "W«at"h.uve you gol in your mouth, son?" asked an attendant. "Worm*," veulied the boy. Western States Lead in Seasonal Foreign Workers WASHINGTON (AP)-The La- I bor Department said today 98,299 i foreign workers were being em- (ployed in seasonal agricultural work in (his country during the late spring and early summer. I This compared with 1,036,258 i U.S. workers in similar work. Of illie foreign workers, 8(|,681 were from Mexico, 9,948 from the British West Indies and 342 i' r o m Canada and other countries. The heaviest employment of foreign workers was in Western. stales;, the total being 62,478 of ! which 01,-)7ti were Mexican nationals. In this region California was tops with -14,050. Texas was second with 17.717 foreign workers, all but 78 from Mexico. ; Stales In which foreign work- j ers were not employed included Louisiana and Oklahoma. SHUCKS/PHIL, MAKETHUHSI6N JOE PALOOKA Theg can't hurt them much i«, it's I've been having ome little I to fl;v8 it around again.' thought.' GASOLINE ALLEY ME'S TOSSING S> DOLLAR WUSOUTOPTMtt WINDOW!! DOES IT THE KID'S GOT ROTTEN BLOODIKI HIM,ALL fclGHT/T MONEV DRIVES HIM «- IT'S MY DUTY, AS HIS DAD, TAKE IT AWAV PROM HIM// FOSDICK? HE WHAT'S GQIM& • OKI? POPS — M AV&E VOU'U - III/ ABNER tELLWHVVOU FOLUHV N< SENORITA A\URCIA to PANAMA CONTACT A PUIVAT6 i MOBE . THAN 1 ONLY STEVE CANYON TOO? 7THIWTVMAN lil^' "'ONDlg, MY FRIEND EDDIE IS ON THE PHONE-HE WANTS S*'lf ^ TO SPEAK TO .- •—r MDU SHE SAVED YOU THE } JUST TEU. HIM ) NO, NOD CANT./ PLAY POKER y TONIGHT .-X TROUBLE OP ASKING THE QUESTION, ' EDOIE THAT'S AN IDEA, EDDIE IF VOU ASK 7~^ ONLY GOT ONE SEAT LEFT, LOWEE1Y HOWDV, SHERIFF- I COME TO SEE MY MAN SNUFFV PERFORM IN TH'ELLUM-SMlF TRIAL SNUFFY SMITH tMJ^RABS ffgff fff THIU6 THATCOME* TO HEK MttiP, $H£6frS /V P&P&J. ry m FI&T me if/ Heft LIFE out? 6IRLHMN'T'A CWCKAU$WK <™#2«ft I 'mm BRENDA STARR PEOPLE WHO DON'T EHJOy ^ READING SIMPLY CAN'T UNDERSTAND HOW FRUSTRATING IT 15 TO BE INTERRUPTED 1(4 THE MIDPU OF AN EXCIT/NG & THE.y ARE, BUT ONCE A YEAR, MR* WORTH,! REft BEINO WOULD YOU EXCUSE. ME, MR*. BANNING f 1." fttll EVE I'M A TOO MUCH «UNl AND COME. HfcRE. FOR . UIET! tUES., AUGUST 21, T%2, lake Cfrorfes America* N* |j Education Policy Group Suggested By FELIX &. WOLD DETROIT (AP)— An educator proposed Monday that a federal commission be created to plan this government's future role in education in order to cope with immense world changes. Dr. Merold C. Hunt, Harvard University'! Eliot professor of education, questioned the adequacy of present national policy in an address prepared for thft American Federation of Teachers (AFL-CtO) convention. "For too long we have charted a federal course in education without a compass," Dr. Hunt said. 'Where \vt are going and how and by what means the government intends to get there should be the concern of every American. Dr. Hunt said the government appropriates $2 billion a year for 300 education programs but that a cohesive plan w polity is lacking. P He asked the teachers union in ', propose to President Kennedy th« r naming of a commission of laymen and professional educators to * map a future program. He said such a program could help meet needs of trre year J.Wl. I when America's population will have doubled, according to predictions, and her school and col- $ lege enrollment will total M million. "1 can think of no action this convention could initiate that would be as far reaching in significance," he said. Dr. Hunt, former school superintendent in Chicago and Kansas City and former U.S. undersecre* tary of education, was principal speaker at the federation's first convention session. State Units Asked To List Employes ALEXANDRIA. La. CAP) State Sen. B. It. Rogers of Grand Cane, a persistent critic of the Davis administration. Monday called on heads of 229 state agencies to release lists of their em- ployes. In a luncheon speech lo the Alexandria Junior Chamber of Commerce, Rogers held up a letter lo each of the agency heads asking the names, addresses, salaries and duties of their employes, lie said Gov. Jimmie H. Davis said in his recent speech that these payrolls are available at the headquarters of each slate agency. Rogers was one of the leaders in a fight to pass an anil deadlier! bill during the recent legis- alive session. Davis administra- ton forces succeeded in defeat- ng the bill, which would have Drive Against Commies Fails In Viet Nam By PETER ARNETT SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) —Hard-core Viet Cong guerrillas, following military tactics which won China and North Viet Nam for communism, have survived a massive government offensive in the southern swamplands. For four days crack government troops, supported by U.S. Marine Corps helicopters, fighter planes and armored river craft, rolled across Ca Mau Peninsula seeking 2,000 Communist guerrillas who have turned it virtually into a little Communist stale. The government high command is arguing with American advisers over the tally of Viet Cong dead: The government claims 124, the Americans 60. The Viel Cong main body got away again. The four-day operation was the brainchild of Gen. Paul D. Harkins, commander of U.S. forces in Viet Nam and Thailand. Harkihs and his high command worked on tlio planning for three months and were highly optimistic when it got under way. U.S. advisers now are thumbing ruefully through communist guerrilla textbooks which say, "When the enemy attacks retreat." Communist guerrillas in Ca Man, faced with an overwhelming government force, just disappeared into the mangrove, swamps with their women and children. As exhausted government troops pulled oul, lhe Reds applied another guerrilla law, "Attack when the enemy is tired." Government columns moving oul of the swamps met frequent ambushes but the Communist firepower came from inaccurate old muzzle loaders and shotguns. Government dead at operation's end totalled four. Spotter aircraft hovering over the region early Sunday saw black-clad guerrilla patrols moving back into the blackened and devastated training camps and hamlets. opened state payrolls to legislative inspection. Rogers said legislative efforts "to accomplish something affirmative for Louisiana were thwarted by a group of self-serving politicians whose cynical conduct de* prived the people of Louisiana of any semblance of true represents lion in the legislature. "These events are, to me, the culmination of the usurpation of powers by a long succession of: Louisiana governors and their political cronies." The Grand Cane lawmaker attacked Gov. Davis' explanation of administration opposition to the Code of Ethics and anti-deadhead bills. He said the governor's interpretation showed "either he didn't know what was in the bills, which means that people he trusts mislead him as to their contents: or he deliberately misrepresented them to conceal the fact that they would have gone a long way toward breaking down improper use of patronage, and would have set minimum standards for official conduct." Rogers renewed allacks on the new million dollar executive mansion, which he said was being built "simply to satisfy someone's whims"; what he called "tho highway scandals"; and the Baker bank. He assailed the recently approved $60 million bond issue to liquidate the state deficit. Noting that it will cost the stale $33 mil- I lion lo retire the first $20 million i of bonds, Rogers estimated it I would cost "$100 million to \vipc ' out the financial mismanagement of this administration — always assuming that we don't wind up with deficits this fiscal year and next." Rogers urged his audience to listen to Tuesday night's speech by Rep. Joe Cooper of DeSoto Parish, who will answer the governor's recent report on the 1962 legislature. Sideswiping Kills One; Four Injured NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Two cars sideswiped in neighboring Jefferson Parish shortly before Sunday midnight, smashed through a traffic signal and plunged into a ditch, fatally injuring one man and severely injuring four others. Gerald Plaisattce, about 3d. of Wostwego died in a Jefferson hospital Monday morning of injures received in lhe crash, lie was in one car with Lester Bourge, 35, of New Orleans, who was critically injured. j Three Negroes in the other car, j all believed seriously injured, were Major Rogers of Marrero, Willie Howard and Donald Dillon, of New Orleans. MARY WORTH Car Hurts Seven; Damages Store In Times Square NEW YORK (AP)-A car with I a student driver at the wheel went out of control in the Times Square j area Sunday and set off a chain! of accidents. Seven persons were injured. Four vehicles and a store front were damaged. Police said the car, driven by Morris Loewi, 37, first struck a taxi on 47th Street near Broadway injuring the cab's 'wo women pass tigers. The auto then mounted the sidewalk, smashed into a store front window, slid along the pavement [or 25 feet, bowled over five pedestrians, rammed into two parked cars and finally ground to * bait against » parked. Confederacy* Modern U. S. Is Comoared V1CKSBURG, Miss. (AP) -- In adequate military intelligence colj« tributed to the downfall of the Confederacy, in the opinion of Sen. Strom Thurmond, D-S.C., and the United States must have information on the true goal of communism. Speaking at Confederate Day ceremonies here Sunday, the South Carolina Democrat said the Confederates were left with no alternative but to fight, and he predicted the United States would have to take a final stand against communism. Fully informed, the United States could achieve victory over the Communists without a nuclear war, he said. Thurmond addressed about 350 rain-spattered persons at the Na« tional Military Park. Thu crowd applauded when Gov. Ross Barnett discussed state* rights and praised Thurmond. &• % chaiuuloa of |UCb

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