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Paae 8 tuuthmtn thin Inside Washington — If Ike Runs--And Wins--You Can Lock For Cabinet Changes WASHINGTON — If President Eisenhower fhoukl win re-election this autumn. :is most \Vashingtunians think, you ca:i li'ok for several changes in his Cabinet Jor his second term. Only three of Ike's original Cabinet appointees left during hi? first lerm in office—Welfare Seeretnry Oveta Gulp Hobby. Interior Secretary Douglas McKay and Labor Secretary Martin Durkin. However, several others are known to be anxious to get back into private life and it's a good bet: that they will offer their resignation--, if Ike gets a second term in the White House. Among these are Commerce Secretary Sinclair Weeks. Defense Secretary Charles E. Wilson and the new Welfare secretary. Marion Folsom. Folsoin wants to return to his position with the Eastman Kodak company. Weeks is said to have tired of public life and its problems, and Wilson also is reported anxious to get back to General Motors. There also have been reports that Secretary of State John Foster Dulles would like to retire, but the President is said to want his foreign policy chief to return. Also definitely certain of reappointment in a second-term Cabinet are Treasury Secretary George M. Humphrey and Attorney General Herbert Brownell. Other Cabinet- members also are expected to remain. HARD FEELINGS — Political observers are convinced there is no prospect for a Stevenson-Kefauver ticket for the Democrats this year in the wake of the bristling' Florida and California primary campaigns. Although both aspirants for the Democratic presidential nomination maintained, a sui-face friendship, both were stung by some of the other's statements in the heat of battle. Stevenson was particularly ruffled by Kefauver's assertion that he was conducting a "smile and smear' 1 campaign, likening the 1952 nominee's attitude to that, adopted by President Eisenhower toward Vice President Richard M. Nixon. Kefauver was angered by the statement of Stevenson supporter Millard Caldwell, former Florida governor, that the senator v-'as a "sycophant'' in his efforts to woo the Negro vote. SISTER'S ROLE — Adlai Stevenson's sis- ter, Mrs. Elizabeth S. (Buffie) Ives, is expected to play an increasing role in her brother's campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. Should Stevenson be elected President, Mrs. Ives undoubtedly would become his official White House hostess, since the former Illinois governor is unmarried. She would like nothing better. Mrs. Ives also is considered a powerful political asset for her brother. Party officials noted that she received the warmest ovation at a recent Democratic women's luncheon when she was introduced along with the wives of some other possible candidates—including Mrs. Estes Kefauver, Mrs. Lyndon Johnson and Mrs. Stuart Symington. In addition, she supplies Adlai with some of the "family atmosphere" which Stevenson would otherwise lack, since he is a divorced man. Thp.t, as any politic. 1 .! expert will tell you, is mighty important. BACK TRACK — Look for the Federal Reserve to backtrack on its tight money policy some time in the next few weeks. However, it will not- be due to criticism of its action in April hiking mierest raU'f charged banks for loans. The Federal Reserve adjusts its policies to meet changing conditions, and now it faces a changed condition — business activity is slackening. Easing the supply of money by lowering the interest rate would be calculated to increase business investment, and thus spocd up commercial activity of all kinds. SUN SLANTS By Fred Hartman RKAt GRATEFUL BANKER LAST SATURDAY afternoon was a ?ro>:d moment lor Pre?:;irr.t W. C. Eritton of the Peoples S:ai--; Bank. The same can hie said for all the other officers ar.d employes of the hank. The now building- had boon occupied .for :i week's business. and many of the bank's patrons and friends had already been there. Bui n<jt',vithst".:i.jir.;: this tact, (here were nearly 2 /'CO persons ra hand for the forma! cpcr.i-g. Xo wonder President Bri:.:on, a very fine and jriacious person. \vs* all smiles. We're happy ;o sec !'" ; ' new bank building just as wv KYf ni'ivays l;~-~.'~ ?-:e everybody get aiong in B.v.-io'.vn. When v 'o tha point thai we c'n'i he proud of Br;y.. .. we'll move somewhere else. V,. \TF.RMKLOX TH I'M PING Vi~K KAVK SO.Vi.".." most :r.'.fn> : .ii'f: :;"w^ <:oin 3/:':r..u. Ti'X.' 1 .?. livr ho:!)' of waui^nf ior..= . bj;-brca-='fa 1 *-.-.: weekend ihcy had a wM<-rmeion thumpir.g. A= yov; misrhi expect. the thumping was put 0" by 'ne Lui'Tig Wstormcion Thump Association. »\> dor,'; know what they do. if anything. besides t:r::r.p w3:errri£lo:vs .aL.Ji'a'ormcion thumps. s man hv ;hr name of Pre--'.on Briscop had th-r? bi;EC.-:. melon of ihern all. It weighed 75 pound?. ci:hi O'::ie?5. Thr be?' par; of ji was thai they had a sale, and B-.-i-ne cti'neoied J610 for thai big melon. Thai's 57.!'- a po:;nc. T-if pur,:h,i=,.'r was. Floyd O. Schneider, vice prf.^ueni o! the Lc.r.f .Sltvr Brewery. Ir, aii there won.- '.'•<> prize rn 1 - Sons. They -.vent for 01.' I'IKKC'K AT IT .-UiAIN PM.LA? I"? .-;!'• to p.'Tid-.K-c :>. cardida; ;• . '•''!• rilf :,-•"• f-:- of'" 1 " y.~ R,;lp!l Yar He >'. a.s Pierce P. Brook?. He r~f.n MY NEW YORK lieutenant governor, railroad commission and maybe? some other offices. He ;:sed to organize the Texas Safety Council and serni out cards that look like memberships in the Texas Safety association. He sent one to nearly everybodv in Texiu; and made them associate directors. T!'o recipients always thought they belonged to the orida! association. Actually, they didn't belong to anything. Well, we got another membership eard from ol' Pierce again the other day. Our first question was: wonder what he's running for now? \Y» see where C. V. (Busier) Kern is listed as a ilirector from Harris County. Surely, Harris County's taK-nied and able sheriff shouldn't have fallen for this old line. We'll i-av this fov o!' Pierce, the president. We'll out one of trio rvnu-iery lots lie sells if he ;ei! \:s \vhoro !he election was held at which he •'.•;•:? r.JMH'o president. \\.'e enjoyed our trip through the bank the o'lier day '.vuh Carrie Lou Sa:;on as guide and associate di ihe coffee and punch table. We enjoyed bunipin~ into President Britton down in the lobby while we were talking to Mr. and Mrs. Aif Roark. who for "a 1 brief time lived in Baytown while Roark was active in the bank. W-'ve already told about President Brittpn's smile?. Ke refused to take any credit for the bank's pro- f-ess. He preferred to give that to the community and to W. E. Duplantis Sr.. the executive vico president who has been in charge of the bank's operation since 19-57. and the other officers. Vice W. C. Sanders am! Perry H. Britton and P,-,ul Ki'iw:.H\!s. the cashier. ••\\'-.' had::'! bren in the bank but a matter of Wi.-.'ks l.'.'ic k in i;H7 unlil 1 Hijji^p.lis IjcraiUf iisso- i iute-.l v,-it!i us and bought a subaliuiritil share of the ba.-.k's stock." he said. "You can't give any vr-dit to me. You have to fT v e it '° Bill anil the O:'T:'?. "-iy association with Bi'l ha- been piofiSah!." 1 prd p]r;;~s.'~i'. I am .uislftiil for his help and tr.e VM-'AIK POLITICAL N'E'vV TOP^K - - Sorr." yar? back T kn»w SO:T)" Br:.ah: YOi.'.iir M-'ri an.-i NVouv-r. of thp taes>?r who Jived -" p. «'>iciwai?r iiat ;:i Third avenuf-. Th>jy on- vir>'j! ; ly were nil their way up the lscd<T. mosl of t-'>m. and some of ihern s;n::e havt? nvide ;; in a :riri.'lf.-Hio way. hav-' boiorne 5ucc'''-Es;yi aci:"-s.''e- s . Tncy had ;hesii <ii:;gy '.itil? walk-up ;=p:a: ;m-:':t- in t. bi:ild)!ip that should h--vi> been condemned, b'.il :; .'-£;<-rriinKiy was .-. j;t-''a; in:k for them, and th-^y Jii' ;.p Fren-n and Italian ir-ive; pos;-'r= on tr.- 1 ws!i. K>->;- ba:h.-, in iron !:ibs Jr. the kitchen. i;opt •varm wi:h pot--'"':'.:'!• ri s'ov•;.•:•• and t-"tt nro;;nd on f.owy rii.i'h's di-.f ;.:-:-;n^ iS'.,'!ii:.-i;r.'.'-ki. "This." I t!n:;pht miiimfully-- :nr I v/a." oid. even :hen - ':< tn<= way to ;]'.'e_ Thry havt rr.adc a .s'lnc; o:;: of r.x..-t("nef." "1 >::•"c»n." ?\li c .^ .io^n riil Woodward toM n~e ''' ii la''. ^- ; ;r;'iped ^rar:-;'fi.liv ir; a (h.":r and peering o.;t fri'ian yike ".! have had th:;: k;:;d of li;<-, if you -\vo;i: ; i like- it. i KIVP it to you wv.h ii:; po;nt: " .'OAX.VH;. \\'HO is '.he brighl"s:. new rr,ov;i- ac're.--. f'<nn to be .v-'/n as Kobvrt \',';i.!;r,<rr's :d-H':rr.-'-:i iiismor&ta in A K.i.v B"ffire r.'yini;, blew into Man- hattiir. trorn "hf Deep South in ''J"iO. I' was lier Ifith bir'hday ;-:-.',< 5he and ar;';th"r yo:.:ng Kctrc-s n:'.rn-"j Haw:; K^rdir.K £<J' th'r-r/r-i'lv.." a coidwaX'r f:at in York aver.;:." around thi- ,S''-vr-r.'i:cs anci p;,;;.i,'!''<'ii l.o n : \'"l in >';ifft..":::p: for ;.:it:r Art. "it. v.-a.v n;:ly. \V.- hid 'to walk up live ili^rhv. ^ nr.; j y Xf;l:-T ;i'i:>y. W" i:v,-c r/^nt by a mo:or;:y< ;•• "';" ri'.gr:'.- ••',•;-.i:;r.« <.:•. ;>•. a j-snic aa-i :;i:.k.::u ;J^ "I 1 '.vii.i- d;::y, \\'.- ha :o v,-alk up fr.e il:^.i:':-, ;o By Mel Heimer JOANNE WASN'T any happier remefnbering- the food. "Wo were scraping along and sometimes v.v weren't ever, wealthy enough for the Greenwicri Village staple, spaghetti," .she said. "One of outr favorites was cottage cheese and wheat germ, baked. Jjor.'; iook so revolted. Cottage cheese only co=t vis 23 eerity." Before s-he b<\$:i:i hitting U'loviMon and the stage with .STJCCC.S?, M:i3 W. did a two-month stretch as a Powers model "but I was You see. I couldn't s:i:in:' bi-cnuse 1 h'.iti:"i all fashion photog- r-"i;,'hc'=. Th-\v firnilv found something I could do. Tr;.?v took a p;ctur>- of one of my hands reaching i.i'ip a ':•>!:,::•] of potato chips." Ali this while. >h<- r.-r.d R3wn .~!il! were in the (':,'.•',.-,"f,'..'.r ;':;•.: i:i Vorkviile- and b'ing bothered by y;:d iinoThcr item. "There ur.."'d to b" .swastikas f:h" 1!-;•"I 'T. 'r,f- ^i••;|-•'.v^:ks." she sai'l. "and I v/a.s dc-.-; .-:ro o;;:- plione V.-SLS tappe;!. probably by Nazi THK GEORGIA-BORN Joanne, who could pass as 'f. i:.?t'.'.i' .'or !:!•' lovely, (.vrio. throaty Joan Greenwood o; Hriti.'ih iiims. sccomp'.i^hed a minor-loajjuii tour i\<: fore-:.- on Broadway when she ur.defstu'Jic-d both Kirn .-'.aiilr-y ri;;..l jjin'.ce Rule i:i Picnic —ir. ihe two, n'.oxt (jis.siniikir rr.Ics in history. Since Miss Rule H'.'i 1 '.".! ;.'•.qij.. r.tly, J'.iariiv.' piay-.d "the most beautiful Sir: in town' 1 '•''> times in a year, but she preferred the .Stanley par', the bitter, comic, sensitive Millie. '?':-<.••• *,hir/,'..a :::f Viesi ac'irj;; she's ever done hns Iv'.Ti in a 1:'.;!•: movje crillc-d Count Three Pray, •..;•;:•!: has oy-:i.:.-:JCd the big cinema eaihedrak but ;•: ;naking lot.- cf rnoriev ir. the .-;ma!i ones. \Vhci ':-.' '.va.spish Kenn'-lii T>•:':,in, the eminent Er:;:lisi) cr;tk. tuld her porsor.aily he fou:,d it cif! : ghtful, her I:'.'- bt-.'.ri.'ne an irr.mi.-dia'O .?'.:..:t•':.••••. NT.-.- Jeanne ;;5s a .\".'.w Vork arj:ir;inen!. Bi:r. ';-.' :•''.'i\\- find rot a ron; h or: the premised. You can r.uvo the old ono, :-r<c savs. Capital Newsletter -Tourists Bring Money -And Headaches! Bv IIAK.MA.V IV. MCIKH.S \VAPHINCTON 11.'Pi —- What's now in Washington: Th" capital loves tourists, who drop a lot of ]yjo;v:-y on their visits, Sornctiir,'-:-. thoitrrh, they bi'iiiR on lir.a'lach.cs. Tlio cop on tln» beat swears 'his ov.c- is «tjSty;:l. H happened at a busy intersection during' rrveninp ru<:h time. A Michigan motorM decided to make a I."-turn rijht. in th» miil'iie of the street, something; -against. the nil"?. "Her. bub,'' yelled the law. "Yo'.i can't do that here." The visitor poiovl his head out of the window and 7 - oplifd: 'I think J can, if I back up a litile." The Wolverine, backed and he T"-turned and the man with the bridge s.l!rr,:js;ed. scratched his. nrriiMn and bU.-w \\\e whislle at the next (-haiiLre of li.'^hl.s. cried Ihe undergrounder. ""A'ho's married? 1 made these myself." S^n. Robert S. Kerr. the D(;mo- crat from Oklahoma, came up with another "Kerr kernel" in his newsletter. Said he: "Even if you have Ui» best, 'of aim. you still have to pull the trisrgcr." like a shapeless sack of we!, laundry." Tin? .1,000 National Federation of Iti'pnhlican Women's Clubs around MID country are heading up thrir press rclitasrs with "Ix'l'.s Go places with the, NI-'KW." Rep. Jrtmes C. Wright Jr.. Ihe Texas Democrat, knows what hot, weather is — and Washington isn't much different from the Lone Star State. So the lawmaker goes tri work early, when it's cool. He tolrl his voters that when he ge.\s down al a decent, hour he can think ami avoid the heal, of the Washington streets which "feel There still is some confusion among visitors about where the President lives. Foil; still walk up to guards on the Capitol grounds and wnnl to know where the President lives. Folks still walk up House, as nil natives know, is down Pennsylvania Ave. a picee. The opticians at the center here ^ire located nt 1"-0 Eye SI. Grab Bag Of Easy Knowledge Tn the Ccmmoree building they have an elevator for the exclusive use of Secretary Sinclair Weeks arid his immediate staff. The little girl operator has a to! of lime <m her hands and kni's v.'l'iie she si's, purling one and knitted three sweaters. Success Secrets By Elmer V/heeier Today's Bible Verse NOT BY WORKS of righteousness which Vve have done, but according to his mercy he saved us. by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost. Titus 3:5 •,". II ;.>; Nfrvrai '.•.',•.".; r ;.'.'-.o!i.-.':Cd iawycrF who occr:- :-,'ir.:;:iy i;::d jn'jro thB:i t.Tiui;h work for their .S;;'- '-'•.!led or. ;;:! lh< sj> men. fj'!i-ring h"r f."rvicc-.= lor 'r'.''";-"r-.r.f.'.' w,i'k, :i:;d strc£-:;'.'i;; her (-./-.pcrieno? '::'.ij cx;/'-rt <.!;;:!;'u::;:ior;:-. Siic look nothiriir l;i;;. .i'iJ.j! wor'k, ri^l '::••; sf)Cci:ili;:;i'io;: helped I:' 1 ]' !o ;.-. i ci;i..-.;•-:. Jicc.':i;=.'- of h"r ;-pf;f:f| rind f-"- .-i'^nt '.vorif. Etr.'-l's :ji::;ir.f.s.s ixiornnd. \\ f :thi!i a few w<-<'k.-, <•;:'• ;'f>:i::'! rhc would have to havi; hr-lp or nt^in 1 .rriiiJA*. nv/ay woi'!-:. .-';.<• '';ow jj.'is two Riri"; vorkinjf for hor. both -Irinr' rJorids''!!, \vlio <Io«'S ,1 Tolk- vy cdhimn for the AI-'l.-Ci<l news, allows in print (li;it mere Mian is :i iuii.s:incc in the- Ititchi-n. "incu," she s.'iys, "i-nnk when llipy !''(•! like cooking :ind they ulniiisl never (<>el like eooliiii!; xvlien people iire hungry." Slie winds up with tin- reni;irl; tlfil you i'OiiI(l".'t exoeel n ninri tn clean up (tic Uilclir'ii. "Von \x'tuUln't e\'pecl Tfiscanini tf> suceii t!ie hall :ifter ;i concert, would von?" Jnnf s:ivs. i'u!vl;.shc(j each weekday a.'Krnoon by Tr.i: Jiajlowji Sun. Inc.. at Pearce. and Ashbel u; liaytown, Tex:is. Pi-eA IJartman .......... Editor and Publisher E;,rry Bo;v,cil ............ Advertising Manager Frc.«". or, } : V:uic!;:;a?,s ........ Mar.Mjing Editor •feilah Aiat Ji-.c'.i.son .......... O/'i'.-e Manager Su inscription P.atei By C;irrii-r--S1.20 Month; t».<0 Ye*/ A!! mail s.:.0scr.|.ili0iit are payable in «.ovan«» £y Mail -Month SI. 'JO; 2 Months JJ.54 « MoiitJw J7:uO; Year 5J4.00 Arrticd Service.' 75c Month s second class matter at the BayvJ1»«, , I'o.tiofflcc i:r:dcr tho Act of Congreii «( m.ircn 3, 1870 AriV'-ili-s.:.? Ilfprfs , Oa- :-!::r ;;.':.'r.;r.a- c'/jr.v oy Ethel on le- ;t | v.-.-r,--: and ;iiff.i"i'j-<-. in n,'J':i':o!i. Kth':l aii'o provide" a tclc- ;.f:o:':e iir.^'.vei i:;^ fcijrvir,; Jor i;er clients. K'l'J'iEI. K.VJfjVS :'•!) cvcellcnl infoir.f, :i. - n! her '.ii. p -n!s an- (ielijrht-""! to have the I^.TI?','!!. of cx;x;il :-:.'-r,o^rMphy f-.nd tj'jjir.-;. in tin: wor.Js of one r:!ioRt. 'I <.o'i!dn't v.'.'.'iTii a top-notch s'-crf.-tary ,';:ii tirr;'. 1 :, fi'.'t E'hc-i or on" of hor girls gives mo lop-notch ••'.ork on ;i parl "irnc ha.'iis. 1 p;iy a bit more, hut i'.'s v/or!:i it." "Thrtt's ihc s'-r ret of my suecns."!,'' Ethol rx- plairis. "Our clients would raih<>r p;»y a higher fco and got good, fast v.-ork i.'t return. When they hnvc no work, at ii-Bft they aren't paying a full-'.inv; sVrnoKrapher !o : ; i' around tiyiriJJ to 1'Xik bur;y. Thi.s way, v:e ail prrjfii." You're Telling Me! By William Ritt Klij.'ih. '.lie horse which spent. Ihe winter rxiled ftn a ("olorai^o peak, is Ii.'iaHv coming down out of 1he rr.r.'.ri^r-jrjy. If he cr,.-..*;^r,1>"r,-' w.^ihor likf; rrK>:>l of thp I". S. h^f n«on having he'll probably go nsht And •sporikin^ of ^ntin.','. the T'nited Mine Workers Journal likes tho one- about the worker who opened hi? Innchhox ami jrrowlcil: "Cniyso san'lwichosl" "U'hy don't you :!sk vour wife to mnlce some other Idnd?" askwi :< fellow miner. Try And Stop Me By Bennett Ccrf KKU.CnV BOUGHT a house near a river bank, despite the f;>.ct that the cellar seemed rtnhcr damp. ".Smi™ as u bijf; in a. niR," the •••a!e:inian assured. "This cellar is dryer than '.ho Sahara Desert." A month later the buyer charged into the seller's office', pniparcrt to wring hi.s neck. "You nnd your 5'ahara," he cried. "I put. two mouse traps in that, collar and when J wi.-r.t down to look ai them this morning they had caught a flounder am! a haddock!" lied Bnti.ons. invited to a dinner for humorist and humanitarian Harry Hershfield, had to break a previous engagement with his r/iotin-r in the Bronx. "It's important?" .she asked. "Sure Is," said Red. "They're narnin;c Mr. Hersh'i'-l,! the hoiior.'try mayor of Xcw York." "Kinr." said mama. "It's about !ime we b,v! a Jewish mayor here. \Ve haven'! had one- since Governor I>:hrnan." The. Answer. Quick! 1. Can ytni name the "Four KvanRelists"? 2. What Nineteenth century Kr.^lish critic, educator and reformer, wrote many books on art and was interested in social questions? ?,. Can you name the. daughters of Kins Lear' of Shakespcai'e'a play? •i. How many of the eifrht countries can you name that touch the bountfory of France? ii. .In mythology what was the Bed of Procr'uHtcs? '.Valrh Your Lanjrimite HOVEL -- (HOV-el, Hb"V-il) • noun; nn open phftd for .sheltering cattle, protecting produce, etc.; a shed or shelter for human be.ings; alr.o a small, mean house; a hut. Origin: Medieval English - Hovel, Hovyl. 11 Happened Today IMfi -•• Roger Williams founded Rhode. Island. 177G Declaration of Independence adopted". 1883 -•- Coni'credate surrender at Vicks- burjr, Mis:-i. '1940 The Philippines became an independent nation. It's Been Saiil Put it out of the power of truth i" Rive you an ill character. .If anybody reports you not to be nn honest, man let your practice give him the lie. -Marcus Antoninus. Folks of J'"»rne—Guess (lift Name Washington Merry-So'Round — War Technique Has Changed Since Independence Battles I He i« n Republican eon- jjrr-r-smaR. hoin in fVkin, 111., on April I, IfilO, on a farm. He is a A Central Press Feature practicing lawyer, was an nthletic coach and teacher 'before serving in the United States Army Signal Corps in World War II, He was elected to the 71st Congress and ha.s been re-elected 1 to fiuccccxJing onus. He is a former chairman of the un-Aniericnn activities committee, hut, after eight, years in the House he is not seeking reelection. What is his name? 2 She was a popular author, born in Washington, D. C., in 1806. She did YWCA war work publicity during World War I, then wafi a magazine editor and <iid newspaper work. Some of her books are The Yearling, When the Whippoonvill, Cross Creek Cookery, and she was a contributor to magazines with short stories - Benny and the Bird Dogs, Short Story Hits, College Omni- but. etc. She <licxT in 1954. Who was vhe? (Names at bottom of column* Your 1'utiiri! Exercise caution in all your af- fftirs. and take the aid and advice of an older friend, and you will succeed in the year ahead. Today's child may be cTever and original, possessed of .some special talent. Happy nirtluliiy Celebrating Independence Day and their birthdnys today are Alec Templeton, blind pianist and entertainer; lyiuis Armstrong, musician, and Ix>uis B. Mayer, motion picture executive. llow'd You Make Out? 1. Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. 2. John Kus»kin-«lSHt-19l>0. ::. Cordelia, Goneril, Regan. 4. Spain, Andorra, Monaco, Itn'y, Swizorlaml, Germany, Lux- emijOH.-g, Belgium. 5. A bed on which ProcrusifS put travelers who fell into hi' hands. If they werr too short to fit it, lie .stretched their limbs until they (lid; if too long, he cut off a. part. 1 Rep. Harold Vclrle. 2 "Marjoric K. Rawlings. By DREW P.EARSOX CONCORD. Mass.—Ducks waddle on the bank of the Concord river unconcerned that they are in the .shadow of the bride "where once embattled farmers stood and fired the shot heard round the world'," but they don't seem concerned about it ... Tourists, more concerned, snap pictrres. They point cameras up the rolling hill from which 500 fanners iirmtfd with pitchforks an,! squirrel rifles came clown to the 'bride to turn back British Red Coats . . . A lady from Iowa tells her .seven- year-old that it WHS here that the Independence movement began in April 1776. bow it ywcpt down to Philadelphia, how Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of independence in July, how a little group of patriots signed it on July 4. how. understandably, they didn't have the courage to proclaim it or rius the Liberty Bell until four days later . . . Across the field from the bridge a guide takes a group through the Old Manse, home "f Nathaniel Hawthorne and the family of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Around it once revolve,] a cult of strong thinkers, inu'ividuuliMtic: tliiiiKe.-.-,- Henry n. Thorcau, Amos l.lronsou Alcott. the "Concord Summer School of Philosophy and Literature." . . . Joe McCarthy would have called it a Communist: .cell, and the Minute Women of Te:;<i.s and California today would have been shocked at the revolutionary ideas nf the minute men who dc- fen.iecf the bridge at Cmicnrd . . . Even Thomas Jefferson, who (after the revolution! wrote "The Tree of Liberty Must Be Watered By A Little Blood" might have been jailed today for proposing overthrow of government by force. PAUL REVERE Got C;ui»ht — Children play in the late afternoon on the green at Lexington. Its a beautiful green-greener, neater no doubt than when Captain Parker ordered his Minute .Men: "Stand your ground, don't fire unless fired upon, hut if they mean to have war let it begin here" . . . Around that green, the suburbs of Boston, reaching out for more elbow-room, more air, more frceo'om from gasoline fumes, has taken over . . . Paul Revere, if he made the brief ricb; from Boston today, would have sot tied up in traffic jams. His horses hooves might not hnvc survived the punishment of concrete pavements. Actually Revere never did set (o Concord. He stopped first at Lexington where he had the dickens of a time waking: up Samuel Adams and John Hancock, famous later as the first man to sign the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia They wanted to sleep . . . And when Revere headed for Concord, the British caught him. They also caught Rufus Dawes, ancestor of Cooligc's vice president. Charley Dawes. The only man who sneaked through was Sam Pre.scott, who had a late date with a girl in Lexington and managed to ride the backroads seven miles to Concord to warn that the British were coming. Riding over the smooth, crowded highways outside Boston today you can't help comparing the type of war fought then and war fought today. Captain Parker lost 11 men at Lexington. It was a. great historical battle, the beginning of n war. But only H men were killed . . . Today if war came to the suburbs of Boston, one hydrogen bomb would wipe out, maim or contaminate 1,500,000, For days afterward no one could live in the vicinity . . . Not 11 men, but 3.500,000 . . . That's what war means today. "Several hundred million people," iiu-luding many American allies in Europe would he killed, testified LI. Gen. James M. Gavin, if hydrogen war broke out between the United States and Russia . '. . This is a dangerous understatement,'' countered I.auriston Taylor and Roger Lapp, two of our foremost atomic physicists. Such an attack- would affect .not merely .several hundred million, it would be catastrophic to the entire northern hemisphere, they said . . . 'Such widespread contamination with its effect on human genetics would he so great," said Dr. Taylor, "that 1 don't believe the human race could survive." . . . "The whole world would suffer unto death." said ,Dr. Lapp . . . that's how far we have come in the 178 years since the bafrlos of Concord and Lexington. That also nuiy be why the world may be reaching a military stalemate in which even the rulers of the Kremlin pause, in the face of the fearful awcsomeness of atomic wa r. All-: TRAGEDY When Congress investigates the trusiic air collision nvi-r the deserts of Arixon:i it sluiuM iin'esi i-;tt.e Sa.^gini;' moral,' in tin. Civil Aeronautics administration the a.";eucy responsible for the safety nf the airways. The TW..\-i;nitfi| Air Lines enl- lision was the first in history between two scheduled air lines. F.\it insiders who have watched the way morale has dropped inside the CAA aren't surprised. Some Hi.000 employees have been seething with discontenl. ever since politics became more important in the CAA than nir <*f- ficiency; and ever since (he CAA has been run by the Department of Commerce. Beginning July 1. one day after Ihe accident, the CAA has been divided into two parts; 1. airways engineering. 2. nir traffic control. Rut the order was issued long before and discontent over the reorganization had been going on for six months. More important, the Commerce department for si:: months delayed Ihe , so-called "five-year plan" for the airways which included a radar network- by which every plane in the air u'oulj be under observation from ground control stations. This would hnve iiermifted CAA traffic directors f> have watched the two giant, planes as they flew out of Los Angeles. !', might have prevented the tragic crash". ~OF FAMOUS PEOPLE vi.--, w • 1 9 'A7?iH'<l ENGLISH ifKUi/iJI AUTHOR "THE CONSTANT DUTY OF EVERY MAN TO HIS FELLOWS IS TO-ASCERTAIN HIS OWN POWERS AND SPECIAL GIFTS, AND TO STRENGTHEN THEM FOR THE HELP OF OTHERS." JUJtJjjMii

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