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8 Mftj-> AUGUST ff, 1962, la*i Crvarte Affiemafi AMUSEMENTS AND ARTS CONFLICT OF CULTURES Golding Novel Dramatic Portrait of Dying Race FACE OF DANGER — This portrait of an elephant, from an original by David Shepherd, illustrates the jacket of Gerald Hanley's latest novel, "Gilligan's Last Elephant", being published ioday. The novel portrays personal conflicts during an African safari. New Paperback Books Deal With For Eosf THE INHERITORS, By Williaffi Golding (Harcourt, B f a c e and World, 233 pages). William Golding became famous in this country with the publication of his first novel, Lord of the Flies, a macabre little tale of English schoolboys cast away on a South Sea island. His latest novel, The Inheritors, also has a taste of the macabre, but it is also filled with an unusual sensitivity and a dramatic frugality of language. The tale is built around eight people: six adults, a small girl and an infant. They are members of that race scientists called Neanderthal, and their day on earth has long been over. They are doomed, these Neanderthals, through contact with a superior type: the Cro-Magnon, fiendishly intelligent, incomprehensibly skilled, and already a little corrupt. by Golding, have few skills. They possess the rudiments of a language, they use fire, and they practice burial rites and worship an earth goddess. They are food gatherers, and are essentially innocent of violence or hatreds. Thus, they fall easy prey to their "human" enemies. The enemy appears in the form of a hunting group, portaging two canoes above a waterfall near the Neanderthalers' cave. The story is told from the viewpoint of Lok, perhaps the most childish and irresponsible of t h e Neanderthalers, and it is due to Golding's enormous craftsmanship that he is able to portray his meager thought processes in a convincing manner. The very starkness of his prose, however, adds a dramatic dimension to his story Golding is at his best in describing, through the The Neanderthals, as picturedIlimited medium of the Neander- thal brain, the activities and rites of the invaders. The eventual extermination of the Neanderthal group is inevitable. That fact in no way, however, mitigates the poignance of Golding's story So, one imagines, the bushmen of South Africa must have felt about the Boers, and the aborigines of Australia about the whites in their day of doom. In this work, as in his others, Golding is drafting in words his picture of our society — so brilliant, capable of such vast achievements, and yet so irrevok- ably flawed. As his story ends, with the Neanderthals exterminated, one of the 'inheritors" is already sharpening his stone dagger, and planning the murder of one of his own people. So, Golding seems to say, docs our society ever suffer from self- inflicted wouods. —STAGEY. INNER ASIAN FRONTIERS OF CHINA, by Owen Lattimore 'Beacon Books) — Owen Lattimore has been one of the most prolific English writers on Asia and the Far East in recent years. Indeed, according to author Speclor, the 1905 revolution set the example for the budding Asian nationalist movement. THE CHANGING SOCIETY OF CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS 1. Fencing dummy 4. Leaf 6f a calyx 9. Humor 12. Gone This book, which first appeared CHINA, by Ch'u Chai and Win- }* Poetic feet in 1940, is concerned with t he, berg Chai (Mentor Books) - This 15! Lustrous landward boundaries of Chinajis a synthesis of Chinese history from the time of Peking man to the beginning of modern times. Geographically, this spans a large part of Asia. The Chinese as a race had their beginnings in j chemical -social, cultural and political —! n. \v1id e als 62. As it Is written (mus.) 63. Loop and knot f>4. Likeness 55. Kxclamatton to attract attention DOWN 1. Moccasin 2. Self from the development of the Empire to Mao Tse-tung. The authors, both professors at| 24 p-.y, <— the New School for Social Re-! 27!Span°of years' 5 13. Solicit 20. Hunting- horn 21. Fortune i. Portable bed the valleys of the Yellow and the j search, trace the beginnings of Yangtse rivers, expanding from j modern China from the Sino-Chin- these beginnings to cover much of ese war O f jgg^ through the rev- ^olution of Sun Yat-sen, and final- the loess ,i y to the triumph of the Co ra- the Far East. Lattimore discusses region of China proper, the munists after World War II. steppes of Mongolia, the forests of Manchuria, the mountains of MAO TSE-TUNG, e d i t e d by Tibet, and the geography and Anne Freemantle (Mentor Books) j 38 '? n X ra ' ln ethnography of the other margin- _Mao has been the intellectual 39. part of a 28. Untrained 29. Malicious burning: 30. Jap. drama 31. Helios 32. Worthies! bit 33. Singing syllable 34. Dwarf 36. Northern diving bird 37. Large tub 21 27 30 34. a) lands of the Far East. as well as the political leader of Included among the 585 pages j the Communist revolution in is a large part of Chinese politi-; China, cal and cultural history, and prehistory. RUSSO - CHINESE BORDERLANDS, by W. A. Douglas Jackson (Van Nostrand Books) — The most interesting part of Asia today is the border between Red China and Red Russia. For some 4,500 miles these two Today he stands as perhaps the most influential of the living Marxist philosphers. He has written Communist propaganda, textbooks on guerrilla warfare, political tracts, guidebooks for Communist organizers —and even poetry. Anne Fremantle, a lecturer at nations meet in an oft-proclaimed i Fordham university, has had ar "friendship boundaries." ranged these selections from the Historically, however, this bor- four published volumes of Mao's der has always been one of ten- works. sion, and indications are growing that it is still a source of tensions. They form an important cross- section of the thought of perhaps the most dangerous man alive to- Professor Jackson focuses his; day. study upon traditional Chinese; territories, Manchura, Mongolia,! ASIA IN THE BALANCE, by and Sinkiang, which were once Michael Edwardes (Penguin much-coveted by the Russians. ; Books) — Asia, from Lebanon to He outlines the shape of things \ Japan, is a continent filled with today, and sheds light on what he'problems, and with unrest, believes will be the future rela-i In this short book, Michael Ed- tionship between the two c o u n- wardes takes a hard look at many tries. of those problems. He attempts to explain the Asi- THE FIRST RUSSIAN REVO-jatics' view of the Cold War, of LUTION: ITS IMPACT ON j democracy, of communism and ASIA, by Ivar Spector (Spectrum of revolution. Books)—The effects of the Russian Revolution of 1905 were felt throughout Asia. He attempts to outline the progress of the great social revolution i that began in Asia about the time In this survey, the authorjof the Russo-Japanese war, and shows how the ideologies involved in the Russian uprising were echoed in Turkey, Iran, China and India. which is still evolving. A final chapter attempts to point out possible future develop! ments. PARKINSON'S MANUAL How To Gef Ahead In Business Jungle IN-LAWS AND OUTLAWS, by C. want. It would frighten your su- Northcole Parkinson (Houghton periors." .Mifflin Co., 238 pages). i Want to get ahead in life? Is it j your ambition to become an in dustrial tycoon? Your first step, then, is to read "Among the really expert, all * j organizations are instantly judged i by the looks of their female office ; staff." brfdla 40. Ruin 41. Church official 43. Winnow 44. Assailed with missiles 48. Discovered by the Curies 49. Plain In Palestine 50. Imitate 45 3. Having 1 Inbes 29. Clumsy boat 4. Soft, shiny 31. Fuse metal , fiber 32. At odds K. Consume 35. Amer. cat 6. Afternoon 36. Manner 7. Concerning: 37. Fade to 8. Fish 'nothtnp ,^? e , ts u, .39. Obscure 10. Inhabitant of 40. Naughtv .. < s " fflx) , , t 42. Half (prefix) 11. Oriental lute 43. Confront 1R. Enzyme 44. Kitty IS. \Vary 45. Alfonso's 20. Curtsy queen 21. Pointed teeth 4fi. Fit out 22. Torment 47. Shoshonean 23. Container Indian 25. Goose 4S. Can 26. Growing: out 61. College 2S. Be sorry decree (ab.) 35 41 31 28 50 54 23 39 ZO 17 32 46 29 40 8-17 14- 37 55 Answer in Classified Section 10 25 Ik 48 Testimony at Nuremberg Recoils Nazi Holocaust THE NUREMBERG TRIAL, by territory behind the front lines. Joe Heydecker and Johannes Leeb (World Publishing Co., 398 pages). In April of 1945, the greatest manhunt in history began. The Third Reich was disappearing in the flames of its cities, and Allied soldiers were searching for Nazi leaders. Almost one million men had been placed on the Allied war crimes list, and the roundup was begun in the cities and villages of the Ruhr, in the ruins of Berlin and in the hills of Bavaria. Within a few weeks the job was completed — with certain important exceptions. Some of the Nazi leaders were never taken. Others committed suicide rather than surrender. In November, 1945, the Nazi chiefs were placed on trial in Nuremberg, before an international tribunal of the victors. By September, 1946, the trials were over, and the guilty were sentenced and the innocent — only a few of those—were set free. Between the two dates, clerks of the court took down vast amounts of testimony. It has been the purpose of the authors of this book to gather together the most important bits of testimony, and make it available to the general reader. Through the testimony of its leaders, and of their accusers, the authors have constructed a history of the Third Reich, from the days of its beginning to its end in 1945. Parkinson. The wily professor, "To make people a r r i v e on The leaders themselves are as- wno has poked fun at big busi- time, fix appointments at odd sessed. Their behavior in prison nf*ic nnhripinnc tha nrnnnfiviinn ..... :- J it. j ,,..,. . ness, politicians, the organization j minutes. man, labor management, and the! " The 'habit of punctuality will press is at his old tricks again. ; g j ve you an advantage over your In his latest book, the profes- , . riva i s 6Uch as the tem)is player sor tells in quiet simple terms, i enjoys who never double-faults." how to become Number One in a "sidii ie »h 0 ^ n ^» v t n A n Skill is the capacity to do giant corporation, like U. S. Steel, nr General Electric or Standard Oil. It is very simple. All it t a k e s is application, . • . l t. ft*! 1 '"" *--»****••>'*• W **VAWAM* UM ** V *~ knowledge, loyalty, fores i g h t, i j srn5i the wily professor discusses hardness, persistence, the right other crucial executive questions kind of marriage and plenty of that plague the rising organiza- ' uc k- lion man: This may sound formidable, but [ The avoidance of paperwork; the way the professor describes how to dominate a meeting; the is described, their last words are recorded, and their sentencing and execution described. There j s a final chapter describing the subsequent lives of Hess, Doenitz, von Papen and the something which is not easy. Abil- others who escaped hanging, ity is the capacity to get things In addition to testimony con| done through the skill of other cerning the conduct of the war it• people." j self, the authors have prepared a In addition to helpful aphor- major section dealing with hap„,„ ,1,- ...n r *. penings in Germany and occupied the paths to take, it is just a matter of doing the right thing at the right time. Prof. Parkinson's new book is jammed with bits of wisdom for the rising executive, such as: "Your father was givea to you, but your father-in-law you can choose." "Act bumble. A reputatwo for cleverness is the last thing you annual report and how it can be used as a ladder to success; and the "Parkinsey Report," the business world's "Kinsey Report." Also revealed for the first time is Parkinsons Third Law. Parkinson's prose can have the effect of vintage champagne — light and sparkling to the palate, but lethal to the unwary. TUESDAY MENU SMOTHERED STEAK • Maided Polotwi • Steamed Cabba«« • Roll, Bvtltr ONLY 86c 86c Abov* strvtf with c«H»» or Jet TW CHILD'S PLATB «C LAMBERT'S CAFETERIA W RYAN |T. This section is concerned with economic matters, with concentration camps and the "final solution" of the Jewish problem, with the occupation of Poland. There is even a chapter on the mysterious Katyn massacre. This case opened when more than 4,000 corpses being found in a mass grave at Katyn, in Poland. The Nazis accused the Soviets of having committed this massacre of Polish soldiers. Because there seemed to have been considerable evidence that the Russians really were to blame, this case was hurriedly hushed up at the time. The two authors, one an American and the other a German journalist, have written a book which has been able to recreate some of the impact of the decade of horror that came to an end in 1945.-STACEY. Daughter Is Born To Royal Couple RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Ths royal palace announced that a baby girl was born Sunday night to King Hassan II of Morocco and his wife. The announcement said the baby was born in Rome, Italy, where the royal couple is vacationing, and that mother and daughter are doing well. In Morocco, thousands of people thronged the streets in celebration. ADULTS 50o CHILDREN FREE Amorous Spaniards Reficenf LOVE AND THE SPANISH, by Nina Epton (World Publishing Co., 216 pages). In two previous books, author Epton has probed the tactics and strategy of love among the French and the English. Now she turns to the Spanish, but finds a certain difficulty. The Spanish people proved to be more reticent about their amorous adventures. The Spaniards, in brief, feel that such things are private. Despite this, Miss Epton has gathered enough fodder on Spanish courtship and love to write her third book. Much of her probings, however, concern the past. She writes of Roman Spain, of Morrish Spain, and of Medieval Spain, as well as the Spain of more recent years. Although Spain has been celebrated for a fiery temperament, a certain flambuoyance and display, Miss Epton holds, in matters of the heart they become circumspect. "However gay a life a Spaniard leads," she points out, "there comes a time — as it did for Don Juan — when he is overcome by an innate horror of the flesh and a reverence for carnal purity." This, the author avers, is the seat of the Spanish paradox. Perhaps because of the reticence of some of her subjects, Miss Epton's third book seems to lack the verve of the first two. Or perhaps this probing into the love lives of others begins to pall upon the lady. r-Juntof Editors Quit on BOY FELLOW- 9HIPWITH OtHEft NATIONS. BEST SELLERS FICTION SHIP OF FOOLS, Porter BELOVED, Llndberph. TKE RFIVPP ' THE REIVERS, Faulkner. UHURU, Ruark. NONFICTION ROTHSCHILDS, Morton. PALACE Open 8PM HE 9-3406 DOUBLE FEATURE TODAY—TUESDAY „ . UNOISAM-J Underwater Commandos! QUESTION: Who started the Boy Scouts of America? ANSWER: Boy Scouting was originated by Sir Robert Baden- Powell, in England, in the year 1907. The idea spread rapidly; William D. Boyce and Daniel Beard started the Boy Scouts of America in 1910. There are Boy Scout groups in almost every community In America, with a membership of boys and adult leaders of around 5 million. The great success of the organization Is proved by the fact that there are units of Boy Scouts in 69 countries. It is a truly International movement, nonmilitary, non-political, respecting all races and creeds. Boy Scouting teaches obedience to the laws and customs of one's own country, but it also has its own rules. The Scout motto is "Be Prepared." Its slogan is "Do a Good Turn Dally." When a boy joins as a Cub Scout, he makes a promise to do his best to do his duty to God and his country. As he becomes a Boy Scout, he promises to help others at all times, to be physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight. The Scout Law is that a Scout must be trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean and reverent. » » * FOR YOU TO DO: Whether or not you belong to the Boy or Girl Scouts, you can take a part in the fine program they suggest to young people. Be prepared to help in any emergency! Do at least one good turn daily! e . 27 (Alvin Burns, Jr. of Charleston, S, C., wins $10 for this question. Mail yours on a postcard to Junior Editors in care of this newspaper.; Longs' Reunion Selects Speedy As President Anns of Blue, Gray Subject Of New Book ARMS AM> EQtrrPMENf OP tttK CIVIL WAR, hy .Jftck Coggins (Donhteddy & Co., 160 pages). Nine out of ten of the thousands of Civil War books that have rolled off the presses have concerned themselves with battles and strategy, or with the lives of the loading generals or statesmen 6f the period. Now and then, however, a different note is sounded. This book sounds such a note. It is a survey of the arms and the equipment of the Blue and the Gray. The Civil War was the first dt the modern wars, in one sense. It was the first war that saw tha widespread use of metallic cartridges and repealing rifles. It witnessed the birth of the iron clad warship. Telegraph lines were used on battle fields for the first time, as were telescopic sights. Strategy was tied to railway lines, and heavy artillery was used to a greater extent than ever before. All these things find their placa in this book, written and illustrated by Jack Coggins. The author touches on how lha combatants were fed and clothed, the activities and equipment of the engineers, the signal corps, the medical department, and the quartermaster corps, as well as the fighting arms. P'or a quick glance at the arms, munitions, uniforms and services of the combatants, this book is to be recommended. Particularly helpful is a bibliography for any adventurous reader who might want to explore farther along any path. Magnetic disturbances in tha car Long of Winnfield was elected, u PPer atmosphere can play havoc vice president; Miss Pricilla Long i w ' tn snort wav e as it bounces of Winnfield was elected secrc- j ^ rom eartn to ionosphere and tary, and Mrs. Myrtle Long of bac .k- They may even block it out i Winnfield was named treasurer. JENA, La. (AP) - The annual! Members of the Long family Long family reunion has elected , from Louisiana, Mississippi and state Sen. Speedy 0. Long of Jena Texas attended the reunion, as its new president. j Long was elected recently at the reunion held at Natchez, Miss. The reunion is held alternately in Mississippi and in Winnfield, La. At the 14th annual meeting, Os- Monsoon Floods Claim 90 Lives NEW DELHI (AP) - Ninety persons have died in monsoon floods in Assam and other parts of North India. NEW BOOKS LAKE CHARLES PUBLIC LIBRARY Non-Fiction Allen, American League Story. Baughman, Secret Service Chief. Elaine, Patience and Fortitude. Bloomfleld, Outer Space. Felnnger, Total Picture Control. Flschman, How to Finish Oft Your Basement or Attic. Herbcr, Our Synthetic Environment. Hirsch, Art of Table Setting and Flower Arrangement. Hooks, Application of Weight Training to Athletes. Mutton/ School For Spies. Inglls, Planets, Stars ond Galaxies. Ingram, Vocal Technique for Children and Youth. Leopold, The Desert. Martlndell, Appraisal of Management. Parr, My Sabre Is Bent. Rlzzuto, The ''Miracle" New York Yankees. Rodriguez, God Bless The Devil. Rush, How To Invest For Higher Return. Sonnlchscn, The Southwest In Life and Literature. Sports Illustrated, Book of Wet-Fly Fish- Ing. Strong, Improvement of Reading. Trlnkleln, Modern Space Science. Venk, Automotive Fundamentals. LP Records Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Harold Arlen Song Book. Bazaar's Secret Formula For A Beaull- ful You Straus; The Irresistible Mr. Strauss. Rainy Night In Tokyo. Rachmanlnov: Symphony No. J In A Minor, Opus 44. ADM. 75o PER ADULT HIT NO. 1 AT 7:15 RANDOLPH scon 'BUCHANAN HIT NO. 2 AT fl;10 1st L. C. Drive-In Showing KIM NOVAK JAMES GARNER TONY RANDALL N A MARTIN RAMSOHOFF PRODUCT* MGM nuusi OPEN 12:45 HE 9-2406 TODAY AND TUES. Feature Starts 1:07—3:15 5:24—7:31 ^COLUMBIA PICTURES presents FRED KOHLMAR-1 RICHARD QUINE PRODUCTION entirely. OPEN 12:45 ENDS TONITEU Walt Disney's Pinocchio ALL-CARTOON FEATURE TUESDAY Big Double Feature BOTH IN SCOPE & COLOR PLUS m TOOK IT Mia... AUTOGRAPHED SPONSORED BY BROOKFIELD CLOTHE* No obligation, no purchase required; just come in and meet your favorite disc jockey. — SANDY ""•''BARON DISC JOCKEY nAn-rtj JOHNNY JANOT PARTY TUESDAY, AUGUST 28TH, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM 6:00 . J0:00 ADULTSTT.... $3.95 SUNDAYS 1:00 * 9:00 CHILDREN .... $1.50 AU9 Jervlna BREAKFAST, LUNCH and DINNERS A'UCart* CMDLEil&HT •V>* lul^iJs/QMJkJbiJiVyi-A J, HIGHWAY 90 PAST 712 RVAN STRUCT

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