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Racine, Wisconsin
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Sunday, January 7, 1962
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TOB BACWB JOOTNAiynMES Racine, Wisconsin Sunday, January 7, 1962 They Haven't Gone After It! ' Sen. \V)lliam Proxmire has made a siuAcv I 'f Wisronsin cities and been "ph(i( koil li>- tlio finding tliat none of the mofliiiiii 111- <mall communities has rc- (cni'il any federal urban aid grants. Prox- iTiilT .-.1 m nnii ho W r ~ !h;ii his contacts with city offi- !ir,i!( that they want these grants, I'i .inirs the federal program for '.1 rxtond to these smaller com- lily agree witli the Wisconsin ".uil urban redevelopment should I be extended to communities of ..MO,,' 100.000 and .smaller. They have :i ;,n ; urban problems, too, and they dif- i. r !;om the metropolitan cities only in I .r 'lpMrtion. They have ancient housing, l-,'i:,'iit, small-scale slums, choking traffic urban facilities that arc outdated for iJiejr needs; they have residential arras are deteriorating and commercial areas that have deteriorated. We further .igree that programs of federal aid should move into these communities, * * * liut we mosi, en-ij>hatifii!ly do not agree with the senator that it is the fault of the federal program alone that this has not happened. A major part of the responsibility lies with the smaller city governments; the \ery mayors, managers and city councils (he senator has survey (>d. .\Ia \be thev want help with their urban pi 'oblcms, but far too few of them seem to be dninf,' an>thing about getting it, or in dc\ (lopm;^ jM 'ogranis of their own which could be su[)pl('mented with ff.'d- eral aid. .Milwaukee and .\Iadi.-^on, Pro.xmii'e has noted, are the only cities in Wisconsin with fully developed urban renewal programs under the federal plan. What other cities, wc wonder, have planned for this kind of program and worked for it? The fact is that too few city governments aiifl the people thoy represent really :-:ce thf! developing prf)bloms under I heir own noses or have any concrete idea ,ibou( \v}i:ti. Ui do about, them. I{a( iiie h,i • put a verv cautious toe into the pond of urban redevelopment under the Icijeral iau'. W'itli infinite caiilion. the city government agreed to become qualified under one title of the law— and that after very slow revision of its city ordinances—and obtained'a few mortgage guarantees as a result. The city government approved, this small participation only after being as.sured that it would amount to little more than a re- vi.-ion of codes, and nothing like public housing, ianri-ciearance programs or anything similar was involved. * * * P/ut the city has made no j)Ians to be included in any kind of urban redevelopment beyond its present qualification, either through a home-grown program or federal or state aid. The need in Racine, and in many other century-old communities like it, is for some type of planned redevelopment in the centi-al section. Green Bay is an example of a community that is planning this type of redevelopment. I-'ederal aid is not (he sole ingredient of this type of redevelopment, but it could jjrove to be a useful tool in .some aspects of a renewal plan. Similarly, the slate ha.s legal tools ai-ailable to its cities for activating these plans; Milwavikce is presently using a combination of both state and federal laws to effect major changes in its downtown .section. Hut local leadership and local initiative are nece.s.sary to blend these tools into a working plan, and it must come from local government as well as interested citi/.cns and property owners. Even the most generous .systems of outside aid will only work when local leadership makes them work. * * * Urban redevelopment cannot be confined to the big cities if it is going to be meaningful to the whole nation, and no federal plan can expect to work successfully within those limits. Insofar as the federal government has failed to extend these plans to the smaller and medium- ."-izet eral niiicti can \>v rlone for tlio,se communities which arc not willing to heli^ theniscUes. A BIT FRAZZUD — BUT SHE'S ALL W£Y£ GOT.' W. W. Bauer, M.D. Foods Contain Vitamins and Other Values, Too Dr. Bauer U. N. Bonds Could Pay Big Interest' Dear Dr. Bauer: Can one take vitamin A capsules freely without the chance of side effects? I have some here con taining 25,000 U.S.P. Units and the dose says one capsule a day. I am continuously bothered with flaky eyebrows and nose and have tried treatments prescribed locally, to no avail E.Z.P., Nebraska. Answer: Vitamin A is indeed available for the buying, in many sources too little appreciated by the super- vitamin-conscious public — in butter for example, oleomargarine, green and red vegetables, cream, cheese, fish, liver, eggs. Of course, if one prefers pills, that is his privilege. The pills, of course, do not provide the other nutrients also contained in the vitamin-bearing foods, which are equally essential for health. Dear Dr. Bauer: I am suffering what I call sinus headache. It starts above the left eye and behind the eye, over a portion of the left side of the head. There is soreness in the gland or muscle in the * * * * * * Failure to Pay Share Could Embarrass Russ which of the nasal sinuses he attributes it. Or does he think' it might be a .tension headache, or a migraine, or one due to your teeth, to an infection somewhere, to your blood pressure, or to any other of a myriad causes o;f headaches? There is no way to obtain relief, except possibly temporarily, without finding the cause and overcoming that. And that's why I think you, too, should like to know what your doctor calls your headache, and what HE proposes to do about it. Dear Dr. Bauer: I had a cold or flu or something, and now I have lost my sense of smell and taste. I can taste sour, sweet and salt, but no flavors. My doctor says there is nothing to do but. wait until it comes back, and' he seems to think it will. Should I consult a specialist; there is none where I live and the nearest city is quite a way off? Mrs. J.S.M., Kansas. Answer: Loss of smell following a cold is not uncommon, and since the finer flavors are perceived mainly through smell rather than taste, these will be lost too. Usually the sense of smell returns, but not always. There is little that a doctor can do to hasten this process, 'so it is in order for you qither left side of the neck and! to wait and see, or consult across the shoulder. Is therela specialist, whichever you iany way I can obtain per- 1 prefer, manent relief? I have had my UNITED NATIONS, N.Y.— The United Nation's $200 million bond issue is likely to precipitate something approaching a world-wide "great debate" on the UN— its authority, its functions, and its financing. Each parliament which to be taxed because others have welshed on their debts. But no one came up with a better plan. Abadoning the Congo to chaos and communism did not seem better to very many. 'Pay-Up^ Demands second, setting in motion a chain of events which could end either with fiscal responsibility established in the U.N. or with the Soviet bloc denied its voting power. eyes, checked, and. wear glasses. Mrs. R.L.N., Kansas. Answer: I would like to know what your doctor calls the headache which you call a sinus headache, and to J Aimed at Russia invited to subscribe to the is-| -p^ere is a bright side tol communities, his criticism of fed- jsue will logically ask its for- grumbling. Every country! •ban aid planning is valid. But not leign office: iwhich has to dig into its 1. What is the U.N. going'treasury to help amortize the; do with a kitty this size? ^inan will have a motive of! Walter Lippmann Urrhed Notions Should Hold W. New Guinea in Trust Radical Proposal Merits Study \ trial balloon rising from the While House this week was the suggestion, attributed only to "administration sources." that Conf^rvris give (he president powers \ii incre,(,c (IV ^ee!•ea^,e income taxes to liclp cdiilrol the econoinic c\'cle, II It 1- (••vcr iiiadi' m formal fa -hinii. t!i!'. , nrely be a te,<l of cr)n;,'ressional (MiifhIciK !• in I 'lc iilciU Keiuieds'. It i.-; • ii le.j I ,1- i .idir ,il ,1 pro |)0 .-:al lor the tran--- i 'v i)\ |/(i\'.c|- ,r : ,1 [)re .-;irlent has niatle Hire ihc III 1 adiinin..tration of l ''r;uik- llli I 'm ],•(', ( 11 'I l.e llicM)-. bcliiinl ilic pr(j|)0.sal is that iii'diiic t .i\i , vvluch go ;i long wav lo- w.ivd dell riiiiimii^ niueli cash the indi\iilii,d 'A .I '.'i'(Miner has in his [jockei, ./ piinip-()rirner in tn-- aiid a lirakc on jieriods \S'iiild be cut, to pour p -i \\cr iiilo ,-i Ihreal- CIIIIIL ; dc |.|i ,r,ii .ind Mi .-;cd In li.ilt in- II .JIIMII 111 liMi .lM iMllnll .1 iiiiilil ! M' ii i-i riiid,-- ol (111 inii 'il boom. '1 .1 \ c Miore CI • )i |;i -lir|;li |l 111,!'. I.n 1 ri l.idi' ,1 I 'nl I ( cli' i '.• |o • I I • |. , ho: I il I 1 1 i 111 I ! i ; J del 11 , 'I : II I ' .III' I roiii 11 ](• I 11! ;11 1 Col,-!. i ,,i,. col I ,llld .-•cli Old' Ji ';i !o: II hi: Ihc N .,1 .1 'Uil' tail talking III p'T- ',', i .;i 11 oli |CiI('i| onlv 1''- '1' )»l 11 1 11\'.' ' 11 I.I I 11 r.\ II o, ('l' Ui ihc [(!(• I - ''•.'.!> I M. I [or ni I !i -I ! III! I • I' ;., I \ :i .'. I II II11! ' ; 1' I !• 1 ,'. I -1 1 11 1 ,1 •>. 1 1'. • ••!. loiiM ii .i .iii ion •.IV M \'. ; I ill II II - gress, and if the trial balloon isn't shot out of the air by then. Put there are powerful counter-arguments in favor of the proposal, and they should be given full consideration, too. J-'irst, Congre .N 's would not be surrendering its full powei' /paling certain \'ariations in the ta.v schedules to give the government a more ela.s- tic power to meet economic circum- slances. Tli(,> ability f»f Congress to act in economic emergencies like a recession (hat threatens panic, or a boom that threatens runaway inflation, is limited by its own cumbersome procedures. Congress could be too slow to act in such eniergi,'ncies. Second, Congress could retain very strict limits on its taxation power, by de- .sciibiiic; (he (degree of ta.v rcllc[ or increase the !)resi(lent could order, hy re- tainiii .L,' a veto power over the president's action.'.', (ir by setting standards under which the president could act—so-called "I i 'i;,'f ,;ci',-" or economic indicators which vould perinit presidential action only when ,1 ccrlam ri'iidin'fS, is made on the econoiiMC ind\caloi'. Reading a Columnist's Mail With Tex Reynolds Urges Abandonment of Parking Gate Idea Dear Tex: I see by The Journal-Times that the City Parking Commission has de- jcided to delay until spring a .plan to put automatic gates (which would collect a toll) to do with a kitty this size? .inan iJiii hnvo « mntu-o r^f\ on the city parking lot near- 2. Why does an organiza-: XnTe es to dem^^^^^^ ^^'^ happenings! The Netherlands, there-est the lake Is it too much (ion .suppo .9edly financed bylo.;'"'^"^^ other welshinpi'""^ "^""^ examining to-,fore has come into court with to hope that between now y.Russia and other welshmg gather. India's conflict with|clean hands and it is entitled ^^d spring the commissioners andjto the full support of thei^jght have an intelligent world community in guaran- change of heart and give up teering that the change, j the plan altogether? which IS to come in West! j^-^s jg where many of us New Guinea, will be a peace-j^ho ^o^k in the Downtown dues have to borrow money countries pay up. to pay its bills? jf properly handled, this in- 3. If some members are ini^j .^^^ ^^^1^ snowball in- arrears on their dues, whyi. ^ -^^ "n;,v.,m" . , . ^, ^ ^ jito a major "pay-up" cam should the rest step in and ^^.^^ p^^^aps no amount of take up the slack? political pressure could force 4. Is It in our nationa in- ]^,em\in to pay its dues; terest to help keep the U.N. ^^^^ ^^^^ ^g^j^^ perhaps Icould. The lines for this debate are likely to be drawn in much Portugal over Goa I n d 0 n esia's controversy with the Netherlands over West New it Guinea. The more closely we study Ottowa, Tokyo and New Delhi. Already President Kennedy's announcement that hej^^^^^ge for the West. The longer the Kremlin the majority would be likely to'clearer it is get. At the very least, this:that although would be a propaganda ad- Lippmann will request authorization to An aroused U.N. majority buy $100 million of the bondsjwould have available, any has set the stage for a major; time it chose to use it, the hassle in Washington. jweapon of removing Russia's voting rights in the General Assembly. ful change. area park our cars. It's quite The use of military force'a walk from there to our by Indonesia when thelpiaces of employment, but we Netherlands is inviting peace- Idon 't mind that, because we ful change would be wanton'feel we are out of the way aggression against the char-land leaving the closer places ter of the UN. Uo customers. However, no Can 't Govern Selves !one can tell us that the city The island of New Guinea jg so hard up that it has to I lies to the east of Indonesia; charge us for parking in that and north of Australia. The distant spot. ' ' To remove the only free First steps were taken last Those who want the U.N. to have "tee(h," (hat is, power to enforce peace, and who, have confidence that that'month to lay the foundation power would be exercised for such a move. The Assem- construclively, are likely tolbly asked the World Court support the bond purchase, j whether Congo and UNEF of Portugal with its capital in superficially they look somewhat alike, fundamentally they are quite different. The essential difference is western part is governed by that in the case of Goa the|th6 Netherlands, the eastern I pg[-[^jf^g Downtown Racine government of Portugal took by Australia. The people are Icould be not only foolish but an absolute position that the (the Papuans. They are so yf^f^i^ who fear the policies^dues constituted a legal obli- of the U.N. majority, andigation on ail U.N. members doubt its discretion, are likely'under the provision of the to oppose giving the majority;Charter which removes vot- so much financial elbow'ing rights from countries two room. years in arrears. It's Either Sell Bonds or Kill Peace Force status of Goa was not negotiable. Goa is a small enclave on the mainland of India and Dr. Salazar insisted on having it treated as a part Lisbon. He insisted that Goa must remain an integral part of Portugal and he bolted the doors firmly against any negotiation about it. Though Britain and France —STORE EMPLOYE * * * . I '1' 1 1 I iic niic III oi'i;,;iiiali b(- jier I j)OV, i\ 1 O.'Hll '1 111 c \ 1 !; I; 11' 1 1 |C \'. I lO] I • il I lial cm luni.- that ;iiL' oi r:. , I • lion (Oil 11 ' 1 I ; i- no :i OjljlO ( (II ly lo o [i|ii noil lo'pic ,ini,)!)\ ( '.111 ( 'oill'I'C ,• I '.' I' I o 111 c of • ( ;i 1 iUiiM • i'',i II! li it::', liic ]iovsci' .' Ill ' |;iii'po,,.c llic 1 III I'll. I 111 II ici It opera • III I . ii:' 1 oi 1111- c( IlUniii V i( • I ' • , I 11 ! Ill I I M 1 I '.•. "ci o- 'I li'i c Ill) ;'i-|lir,(ll\- p 1. 1 11) 1 ) n' a I e 1 1) 111 c h k c ih U, c evin 11'. f oiuu I 'l! i \ e 1 (1 .111. il 'I 'iiO -o ;il'(_';i|l;i III Will 1 . pii 'lie I ii II. Ill e i( ii.iid clileil Id po\s er IA tlie Il the 'oll- •('hiid. there i. pleiitv of |)recedcnt for 0 1 I '.ieil ' ei oiioiiiie nnkerin.L,' " Tile b'ed- lie 11 \i' I '.o.ird ha broad, arbitrary po','. el 111 .1 1 iiiieiei 1', lies oil iiioiiey, and b .i • II ei] 11 lrei |iienily In increasi,' or dry up the llo'.v of credit, 1'uiup -prirning liy [)iil/lic works .-pcndin .i,' i-: .in old economic tool, ,'iiid the I'.S. Treasury in- f lui'iM e,. ilie cronomy 1)\ il .s management ol Ihc dibi. (bs'ing the pi 'esi- de 'iit hunted power lo adjust ta.xation to inlhieiiee Die ci onolnv \\'OUl (i be a new tool, but iml a new objecti\ e. The ,11 L'.iiiiieni uilj be ihe general feeliiie 111 erniiu'iu that i( i le,.-' in ihe i.icc (if economic tluctuation. The con .-erval i\es fear inflation as rnuch a.: Ihe liber.ils Icir rcces.-mn. and both realize that the ^(ncrnment can now do too little, and do it too .-lowlv. when con- 1 routed bv either. There is little doubt the; left the Indian continent court will answer "yes." With'peaceably,-for fifteen years this legal basis for action, andipoftugal has refused to leave with direct financial self-in-jjt peaceably or even to talk The $200 million would be, terest as a motive, a consid- •in effect, a peace-and-security,erable number of U.N. coun- ifund. it would be used to tries probably could be per- jkeep financially solvent the suaded to stand up to the U.N.'s two existing peace Kermlin and shake the col- forces, in the Congo and the lection basket under its nose. Mideast. It could also be used', . ,. , to finance a new force if the Loon ACCOmpIlSheS %?r,i.« iiu. *a „,2 Major Purposes I borrowing money for thisj There is another circum- purpose; a world peace stance, too, which encourages organization obviously should hope of such a stand. Several not have to float a loan in non-Communist countries order to meet its obligations.'which are most in arrears are [no help. iThe best that is said for the among the most unpopular loan is that il is the lesser of^members of the U.N. South two evils. {Africa and Belgium are two. The alternative would be Nationalist China, which after to let the Soviet Union andiRussia is the biggest debtor certain other countries kill|(Russia owes $42 million, U.N. peace-keeping opera- China $14 million) is unpopu- itions—now, and for the in- lar with a sizeable faction of about leaving it ever. The determining fact about the Goa question is that though it was in fact a Portuguese colony in India, Portugal denied that there was any peaceable method of doing what Britain and France had done about the rest of the Indian continent. Dulles Worried Goa points up sharply, as I remember from many talks with him, John Foster DuUe's worries about what he regarded as one of the great defects of the United Nations charter. In his book, "War or Peace," which was published in 1950 before he was secretary of slate and was still an advisor to the Tru- iman administration, he wrote Looking Backward So They Say idefinite future—.simply by the Assembly. i .u . ...u 'u'c. , ^..^^^ iwithholding the money fo pay Thus many Afro-Asian hat''the possibility of peace- 'for them. countries which might be in- 7"! change is a fundamenta - The bond issue, however, chned to go on Russia.lPrerequisite to peace or i set up barriers to primitive that by comparison the Congolese are highly ad-j vanced. There can be nolYolyrne VS. Quality question in the foreseeable'. . . — future of their being able to m America, 100 govern themselves as a na- Dear Tex: The other day tion-state in the kind of'you commented on shouting world we live in. In theirjdjctators like Castro, Hitler, foreign relations, in the main-land Mussolini, and said may- tenance of public order, and] be it was a case of their hop- for their development as ajjng that volume would make people, they must have tute-|up for lack of truth and quali- lage from more advanced jty. people. If the Dutch must go, Pm certainly no admirer of and after them the Austral- any of the three men you ians, someone else—who is j mentioned, but honesty com- no more Papuan than the! pels rne to admit that in Dutch or the Australians —'America we have some poli- would have to take over. For'ticians who depend upon this role the Indonesians have volume more than truth and nominated themselves. quality, too. Their claim to West New| —FRANK Guinea is not that it is in-' XL * L habited by Indonesians, as isl Pungent Thought Goa by Indians, but thati^^ Pamphlets West New Guinea was parti of the colonial empire of the Netherlands and that they are the heirs of that empire. They are not pleading merely for the end of colonialism. They are asking for the transfer to themselves of a Netherlands colony. Their legal and moral position is no different than that which prevailed in the Nineteenth Century when the great colonial powers in Africa used to transfer bits of territory from one to the other. The members of the U.N. The family has become too has this .rea, disadvantage: if she were the only target,!- et ^p ^ me ^U-wiU have to ask themselves ChicaKo scared of Us children; the 't represents double ta.xation would be eager to put ^he^-Jange we^^^^^^^^ .ml edu. children are too insecure m ^'S^i"'^' the nvicmnnded mem- bite on these others. The rea- hat the^^^^^^^^ son they have not done so and explosive cnange. inai A proposed St Lawrence ceeded .t62,()OO.()()0 seaway won approval of an - .. _ international joint commrs- 20 YEARS AGO ^anr/.ation forlhc good of the contribution to ,,Kr„<.orc sion studyinj^ ways to realize _ Jan. 7, 1942—Maximum 4; f^^ily or the church or so-;Congo and UNKF, but also member states owe the U.N.,years Dear Tex: Pamphlets on how to make out your federal income tax, as prepared by Internal Revenue, are available at the Public Library — for 40 cents. That's what you call being asked to pay for your own execution! —CYNICUS * * * Democrat Replies to Rep. Schadeberg Dear Tex: I see where Rep. Henry Schadeberg stated in iThe Journal Times that our why they should support the great country is headed for establishment of a new em- socialism; that the American pire in the Pacific. ipeople are always turning to Trust Territory ;the federal government with The reality and the moral-their troubles. Well, he talks ity of the affair seems to me like all the Republicans; alto call for a new status in ways afraid that the public which no nation, not themay have it too soft. He Netherlands and not Indo-'practically says that the in- becomes the colonial come taxpayer is getting too 40 YEARS A(,() anlhropisl, died in Jan. 7, 1922—Maximum .'l.'i. His ),';/ts to charily _ ^ Minimum 10. cation dutmu his lifetime ex- tlu'ir remoteness from their hers of the U.N. , ^ parents; and the church too These members not only before is that many of themi 'S what happened in Goa. Dr. much of a .social weUmc or- he obliged to pay their arc themselves in arrears. No Salazar set up barriers to all the fewer than 82 of the 104'chauge, and after fifteen there was a violent a lake.s to ocean waterway.Mm'frium -20. ciety.' will have to chip in to help money. and explosive change. It was transmitted to the ''''^s '•'•ankhn [Roosevelt, in _AV/hitney Griswold, presP^y "'"f 'he loan. The United States, Canada, It has been said recently State Department for con.sid- budget messa^je (o Con-j jdent of Yale University. And the loan, of course, Sweden, and other countries'that Nehru's action in Goa isinesia, Will be used—in part, at least which are expected to sub-a precedent and an incite- overlord. That would meanjmany dividends from Uncle w a V s —to makp iin ihp deficit .scribe to the bonds should ment to Sukarno to seize setting up West New Guinea Sam. Well, Rep. Schadeberg 30 YEARS AGO Jan. 7, 1932 —Maximum ;jS; before the war was over another Joe Citi/.en. Belgian, Minimum 24. „ —Marquis G i 1 1 e s Francois Chinese', John Pederson of 1516 . CHANGE CAItEERS belle Ave., was the first per- Forty seven percent of siu son to pay his 1931 taxes-; it dents change their choice ol was tlie sixth consecutive career after they have entered year he held the honor. Icollege, according to a Stan- Julius Rosenwald, the phil -tford University study. ' ^en. eration. gre.s.s, hinted that the Amen-' can public might be issued It is what I've a 1 w a y s —to make up the deficit scribe to the bonds should ment A • -.^o., ^.n .u„f ^ • i- u ration cards for necessities wanted ... 1 just want to fie cau.sed bv Ru.s.sian, French, not stand to their in-;West New Guinea. The two as a trust territory, admin-imay call that socialism, but 'South African, vestment. Repayment of the cases are quite different. Theistered under some form oficall it true Americanism and other arrears loan has already been made Netherlands, unlike Portugal,!mandate from the United Na-when the people get back a Mane le Compte Asseur That defint already amounts compulsory on everyone on has set up no barrier tojtions to protect, educate, and Crequy Monlfori dv Cour- to more than $100 million. pain of loss of voting rights.^change. On the contrary, itihelp the Papuan people, tivron, renouncing his fam-i There was plenty of grum-, What these subscribersihas invited peaceful change ily's 900-year-old title to'bling about this in the de- would be doing would beiby the conciliatory proced- become an American citi- bate which preceded approv-jfirst, bailing the U.N. out of^ures of the United Nations al of the loan. No one likes imminent bankruptcy a n d and the world community. If this can be done, the United Nations will regain much of its weakened prestige. few benefits from the very government that is owned by the American people. —PAUL MINETI, Democrat, 1333 Lathrop Ave.

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