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lO, 155S *.*. 1 One-Two Punch — Cost And Need Of Foreign Aid Being Questioned In Congress "By IAKK (.'. YVIUSON Knited Press Slai'f Correspondent WASHINGTON iUPl — The 'Eisenhower administration foreign aid program is being' battered by the old onc-wo punch, like this: 1. It costs too much. 2. Its need and effectiveness are shrinking. Right or wrong', those are the arguments which persuaded House and Senate conferees lo clip more than SSOt) million from the President's S4.9 billion program. That is the cut agreed upon in trie legislation nuthoH/.ing' the program for the cnn'onl. fiscal year. Next comes thp hill actually to appropriates the money. The same one-two punch has persuaded the House Appropiiations committee to cut Sl.S iitlHon from the money to be 1 appropriated. Thar would givp Mr. Eisenhower no more than S3.6 billion for foreign eco- nomic and military aid if the House and Senate 'concur in the reduction The Congressional Record bulges with the foreign aid debate and with '-figures showing the cost to the taxpayer. One of the hardest hitting arguments against contin- n&ci big scale subsidy of The defense and productive economies of foreign nations has been those nations' own relative prosperity. On June 28. Sen. Russ'ell B. 1x>ng (D-ha.) placed in the record a table "to illustrate the steady increase of dollar balances on bo- half of the nations of europo." The sum in gold and II.S. dollars a European nation has salted away i.t a good indicator of its prosperity and ability to tax itself for self defense. I-iong's list embraced 12 Western "European nations which receive foreign economic and mili- tary aid. plus Iceland and Yugoslavia. The" real value of their gold and dollar reserves on Dec. 31, 193S, was fixed at 14.937 .million. By Dec. 31. 1954. the reserve total had grown to $10,488 million. As of .'June 30. 1955. it was swelled to 511.325 million. These indications of thriving economy ware offered as proof that some of the subsidized nations were capable of providing their own arms ior de-tense and that some others required less than the President would give them. Tine Council of State Chambers of Commerce has provided effective material against 'Mr. Eisenhower's S-1.9 billion spending project. A council table which found its way into the second toted up foreign aid spending for U postwar years to June 30. 1956, a£ S6S.2 'billion. Farmer's Friends- WAIT! DON'T KILL THAT WASP WASHINGTON (UP) — Don't whack that wasp: He's a good friend of the tobacco fanner. The lowly wasp, possessor of a stinger that packs a painful wallop for human beings, has strong- backing from the agricultural research service. It seems the ordinary paperhanger wasp is the. nal- itra.1 eneiny of tobacco hornworm.s, buclwwms. and. other pests that destroy toliticco plnnls. Mot only does the service want TV(isp<: to live, it also advocates construction of shelters to enable wasps to huild. up their population In tobacco areas. The shelters are necessary because wasps don't; live in tobacco fields, but rather in bordering' grass, brush, or wotxied areas. Entomologists don't know yet whether predatory wasps alone can be depended on to control hornworms and budworms. Experiments and observations indicate, however, that at least in moderate Infestations, a sizable wasp population can be a valuable asset to a tobacco farmer. Conceivably, this type of biological control could eliminate or reduce the need for applying- insecticides. This would cut down the expense of treating' tobacco fields and also mig-ht prevent the over-use of chemicals, a practice that sometimes leave:; excessive quantities of residue? on the valuable tobacco leaves. Other farm front developments: Oats—The Agriculture Department reports "that resistant oat varieties have put an extra billion dollars in gi-oweivs' pockets during' the last: 20 years at a cost of slightly more than S3 million for research. This figures out to a 51,000 return for every XX spent. REA—Rural 'Electrification Administration loans for the fiscal year just ended amounted, to $189.S million for rural electrification and $83 million for rural telephones. The 1956 rural 'telephone loans will bring- initial telephone sei"Yice to about 76.500 rural subscribers. Wheat.—The government support, price for 1957-crop wheat will be $2 a. bushel. Under the present parity price of, wheat, this reflects 82 1-2 per cent of parity. This is the same support rate President Eisenhower ordered (or 1956 crop wheat, overruling Secretary of Agriculture Ezra. T. Benson who had set the 1956 support rate at $1.83 a bushel, reflecting; 76 per cent of parity. Forests—A record tlOO million DAILYvCROSSWORD 1. 5. 9. 10. 13, U. 15. ACROSS Mince Native ot Arabia. Job The moon- 2. Of the hour* J. National god <Tahiti) 4. Writing- MaUirt- r" person f Awingr Young fl«h ». Wing:- ahapect 4 Miin> nickname 17 20. 21 22. 2S. 26. 2T 28. 29. 30. 34. R5. 38. 37. 38. 41. 42. 43. ,FY.l -VffJ HigM»y&Q Larva of tlSfe-i cyethread- worm Swing shortly to and fro A monk's cowl Dart Dusky Crop of a bird Jolt Island in s. river t'Eng.) . A. salad green Guide's lowest nota Slice Petty quarrel A helms- /• sky *•«. An alr-fiHett [' rubber giobe. I 9. Talk . 3taWe IS. 'Dense ha« i. Gity (Ukraine) ' 19. "Nocturnal 20. Humble 22. Malt red deer 23. Ducks 24. Those skilled in judging artistic work* 25. Cf.r«»l 26. To make 38. Litstroiut black 30. Musical InstrumwnU 31. Of a city Z2. Ranpiratory infections 33. Female sh««p 36. String: 31. A fmme of card* 30. Malt b«ver«f« *0. Cry of & cow man Walk Tally Burdens Coverm with twrt in revenue was e.ollected from national forests during; the first 1.3. months of fiscal .1956. When fina.i figures arp in .for fiscal 1956, the total e.ollected is expected to be aixjut J110 million. Hogs -- TJvest.ock Conservation. Inc.. of Chicago, advises that experienced hog- shippers claim that during- hot weather a hoy with a wet belly is usually a live healthy hop when it arrives at market, The organization recommends fi mixture ot wet sawdust and sand for bedding- in rail cars or trucks as -Insurance against hot weather losses. 7 Million Acres Of Cotton Planted By Texas Farmers AUSTIN" -- UP -- Texas had an estimated 7.175,000 acres of cotton in cultivation on .Inly 1. clown one per cent from last: year, the t'.S. Department of Agriculture reported today. The figure for July 1. 1955 was 7.254,000 acres, the USD A said. However, the latest, acreage total was 20 per cent smaller than the 10-year averag-e of 8.969,000 acres. The USDA said acreage was "modei-ately" higher in northern, eastern, south-central and some. southern counties. However, smaller acreage than. reported earlier was listed for high. plains. Jow rolling- plains. Ixv.ver Rio Grande Valley, and upper coastal counties, -\vith marked decreases in the southern low 7 - oll- ing- plains and adjacent counties. The USDA said the .'luly .1 rotton outlook was one of extremes. Irrigated acreage generally promised good yields, with a good crop expected in the Tx>wer Valley. but a little below earlier excellent: prospects in some areas where water was not available. Cotton in the southern low rolling plains showed little growth. and was dying in spots, the USDA said. Prospects were reduced sharply in some southern black- lands and south-central counties. but: fair to good yields were expected in coastal counties. The USDA said moisture reserves were lacking in all areas. White In Capital To Ask For Aid to Texas Drouth the nv)mbcr of aces all Loo frequently bypass the basic question. South's three club refold rcpru- sonts .1 hand containing: at least 17 point?. U asks North to kf-ip the hiddmg g-oing tml-'ps his fir.st response was of the absolute minimum variety. A four club response by North would indicate .1 hand such as he has, l'-ss thr ace of diamonijs. The five ch.b response seltctcii by North described his values adfiquately. South'* ji.x club bid is a\ito- fnatic. Tie has extra values above the three club rebid. arici excellent MM', control. North is bound s.o have diamond strength for him. Twf-lvs tricks can be made by the use of ordinary rare, even ihouph a turns out that West has the king- of hearts. South has two losers. Her can avoid one of thorn in three possible ways. The diamonds j«ay break .1-3: the heart finesse may succeed', an endplay may be arranged. After winning the opening lend, declarer cashes the queen and jack of trumps. Dummy's remaining spado is trumped by South to establish the correct end position. The ace-K'ing-queen of diamonds arc taken, revealing (hat West, started \vith four. The •six of diamonds is played. South •Ji-scarding- a. low heart. West Vvms the trick, but has no satisfactory exit. A heart return uwiirt he rifrht into declarer's ace-queen; a spade return enables declarer to trump in dummy as he discards the queen of By Josephine Culbertjon South dealer. Both sides vulnerable. *S7 V 6 5 4 + A K Q 6 A Q ,1 10 3 * R Q 6 3 TV. Log CHANNEL 2, KPRC-TV U'lIKSBAT 4:30 Roy Rogers 5:3(1 Dinah Shore 5:15 .NKWR Caravan fi:00 World At Large (5:10 Toihiy in $j>orts 0:15 TsYws; AVenlher (i:30 Tox:is In Review 7:00 Sneak I'revieiv 7:30 Cirele Thenter fl:(X) Di-tir I'hnelie S:30 Show Business X:30 1 j.en" Three l.ivrS tO:«U R.idKe 71-t .10:30 News: Wealher 10:45 lyes 1'nnl, Mary Ford 10:50 Miinn Ahout Sports ll'.Ofl Tnnijsht 12:00 Sigrn Off Q ^ 4753 A A K 9 8 6 5 The bidding: South Went North Enst I 4. P«*s 1 ^ P»s» .1A Pass 5 A P*SS 6* Opening lead—jack of spades. The bidding' skill of ftny experienced partnership receives its best test, in the bidding- of slams. The bonuses for »ccnrate slum bidding: are substantial enough to merit special attention. I'n general, a slam should be bid whenever there appears to b« better than an even chance of fulfillment. Most slams should be reached by natural bidding methods, and not by the nse of artificial conventions. The trouble with using; acc-sliowmp conventions is that other important features ar* neglected in the search for the number of aces held by the partnership. Th« main question in attempting to arrive at slams is to learn whether There tre twelve tricks. Bids dCvoceii to Je»rn-n* 8:30 IHorninjj Oevotiotuils 6:3!> (i«orge Rocsner •7:00 Today 8:00 IMiiK linns School S:SO Errii<> Kovnc Show 9:00 Home 111:00 TV Kitchen 10:30 Could Be You 11 Ml Ya Thorough : 11:05 Movie Out* .12:30 TenneSKw Krnifl 1:00 N'Bf! Thcntre 2:00 Qne<Mj For A H;»y 2:4(5 Modem Rnmimees S:(K) TTus Is Hollywood 3:30 Star PprforniHncK 4:00 l*>ono.v Towim 4:30 Roy .Rogers 5:30 >la)> I*. Morgan 5:45 News Carnvnn 6:00 World At Lar^e. fi:10 Today In Sports fi:15 News; UVnther (5:30 'Fsthi»r Knows Best 7:00 Waterfront 7:30 (JIldersI'H've 8:00 This Is Tour l.ifp S:3fl Rosemary Clonney 9:00 Prcs« Conference 9:30 Dragnet 10:00 Celebrity Playhouse 10:30 Xews: Weather 1lt:45 t.^s 'Paul. Mary rnr<i 10:50 Mnnn About Sports 11:00 Tonight 12:00 StEm Off CHANNEL 11, KGUL-TV .">:(>0 n:lr> 5:30 «:00 R:SO 7:00 7:30 X:00 8:30 !»:<HI 9:80 10:00 10:30 12:15 fi:80 6:55 7:00 7:55 8:00 X:30 9:30 10:0<> 10:15 10:30 in:M> 11:00 .11:31) 12:00 12:30 1:00 1:30 2:00 3: IS 2:30 3:00 3:30 4:30 5:00 5:15 5:30 6:00 6:30 7:00 7:30 S:00 3:00 10:00 10:30 12:15 TirESDAt Ncu-s: ^'pnther Doitif Kdwnrd Klevi'n Video Lane :My U ((,!.- Milryi,. Namn That Tune •fin- and Mabel Spotlight. Theater $f> 1,000 QuosKnn Trust Your Wife? 'Phil Silvers Oouglas Fairhanks Oliarndcs J,:il.. Sho\v Call TO I'ra.vrp Tlural Reveille fsland Headlines Captain News Garry Munrn Arthur findfrcr Strike It Rich \'aliant Ijidy Jxivft of Life St'ixrrh Fnr Tomorrow Sfu "Krwin Show World Turns Jnhnn.v Carson Show Mouse J'.-irly Bi K - l>iiynff Boh Crosby Brighter Har Secrof. Storm Kd(f« of Ni K hf Kny Alillnml Kit Carson NM.WS; \\'i-ather Done Edwards Klevi'.it Viili-o T.an« My 7,itll<- .MiirgiV Boston Rlarltic The Millionaire I've Got A Srere.f :JOHi Century Fo.v Arthur nodfrry Sherlock Holmns I,atp Sliovv Call To Prayer AUSTIN <UP^ -- Agriculture Commissioner John White went to Washington today to ask the. federal government for a "quick and effective" drought relief program for "desperate" Texas fanners. White sa.id he will confer with Texas Congressmen and officials of the U. S. Department r>f Agriculture Tuesday. "Our farm people have tv.-o cry- Ing needs. They must have a little cash now and a. lot of credit later. Right now. they have reached their limits on both." White said. White said the number of counties eligible for drought disaster relief must be increased from the present 68 to include at least 30 more counties in Central, South and West Texas. He said he also will ask for immediate cash advances to fanners under the soil bank plan, a revised and extended farm credit program and a new feed and roughage plan for livestock. "The desperate condition n! many of our fani families cannot. he over-dramatized," White said. "The only difference between their •Blight today and in the 1900's is *.hat they are suffering the full force of an economic depression alone while the rest of the country enjoys a measure of prosperity/' Teenagers 6et Summer Sentence»'Hard Labor' SAN RAFAEL, calif. _ up -••• Two San Rafael u-en-agcrs. nen- tenced 1 to Marin county juvenile court for shooting five rare egrets. xrpre sentenced to a jrjmmer of work on * fish and tree-planting project. Superior Judge Jordan Martinelli, knowing- the law forbade egrets in private possession, couldn't sentence t.he hovR to raise five haby birds, so he directed them to help plant, trees in the county and rescue fingerling trout, from the evaporating water* of Paper Mil! Creek during the dry season. A person 70 years of ace has slept about 2n years during hi* life. CHANNEL 13, KTRK-TV TirE-SOAV 5:00 MleUi-y Monsr; 6:01) .Vews. M'eather 6:15 .l.ihn Daly fi:.HO \Vnrnt-r Bros. 7:30 \Vyntt Knn> R:0fl Sforiew of Ontnry S:80 \A'iId Bill Hiehnk fl:W .Summer OriRriTinls 10:00 News 10:15 Town and Omntry 10:30 'Mystery Ornnihuv ll:-t.l Siirn Off 7M5 8:00 9:00 10:00 Jl:30 12:00 1:00 3:00 3:30 <:00 :T:t)0 fi:00 B:15 t!::>0 7:30 8:00 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:15 10:30 11:15 News; \Vcnthi-r IMtiyninch Hoinr«-r Konni I tolly M nod Theater Kit.irik Omirs Midday Movie Fiini Fostivnl The RiiKKlo., Adventure,.; IJltln .({nsrals Mickey Mouse News: A\>nthcr John Duly Disneyland Amazing nunnifje.r Fiffhls Screen Directors F.ddie Arnold Xcws Town niu) <'niintn,' Mystorv Oninihus Sign Off CURLEY KAYO WS«T™~~" jy^- 1 —-x '-•X'EGOT 1 -^. . TO GO NOW. l £ 'i\; PLEASE-GIVE Mf YOUR^j _' PROMI5E.D WORP THAT I| , ^. v)MOU WILL NEVER TELL \ •* " ' 'LIVING PERSON WHAT! G05H - 7"^ i PROMI'SE j" J ARE'A'GEN-U-"/NE vi hi \ --T^ «•. I j-C-?4 ^ bi ^ f WMAT"f SORRY. FELL IS PHIL 1 I CAN'T SA HIDING, %-r—. , By Sam Left HIDING, CURLY 7 } f-; r - -•" '' jl '"^ LLAS- f THIS IS A MORE .' /CLOSELY GUARDED SECRET 4 ^\- N? THAN T HE 1 il n : ! H-BOMB: BIG BEN BOLT By John Cuilen S^^sS-TS^SCX.-"- ( POM'7 MIWP 1C T VQ~.y"? f ftfS$ ftoPZ^AZZ^T ^1: MOI?EY ' /-?4 POP PE4U.V )f ME PCSS, IT'LL BE " ciK'T'DO THE C^OSSS, BARNEY GOOGLE AND SNUFFY SMITH By Fred Uasswell Chocolate May Be Cause Of Typhoid DKS MOINKS. IOUM fTI'ti-.- A roe.pnt typhoid fovcr ini'.'vusr in five AlK)\vesttVTi si.;iies I:I.T.- lu'\c 'f>cen cnucoii b>" <:hn<-o!:ito, Dr. Ralph HPITPII of the Iriw/i Public Healtli Department sp.nl to "-ay. Keoren. director of thf> »icpart- nient's ircvonubli disnasft division. said, hnwever. rnw salad foods and some typ<;s of raw vegft.ihlps fil'o have hc^n roti. c i'l- cro(' as nossihlc causes of. the disease, To\v« has had 44 eases of typhoid fever so far 'his year. Ifi more than at the same tini" a yoar ago. One of Ih? 44 pationtii died. Ten other fa<.»»s ;<re DeinR said nortViem Illinois, Wiscov.sir.. \tinueso1a ai\«i ern .Vebraska have r ''• p " r T. e <•' "ahrtiit !i-.r- SP.IT,-^ mnr'nr-' 1 .. ;•-, crease ^," ha'; been loted ::i tow". AND -WHY NOT, 'CAUSE IT'S SHAUER CAN VE HEAR MF? IF I WU2 VOU I WOULDN'T DiVE FROM WAY UP YONDER. MANNY By Mort Walker BEETLE BAILEY 1 BROUGHT A ' FULL PACK I HOW ARE YOU GOING TO 6GT ALONG ON BIVOUAC? VOU DON'T HW/E A, MESS KIT, OR BLANKET, OR TENT/ .I I TOLD YOU O BRING ft. FUU- PACK! j\ By Mel Graff SECRET AGENT X-9 1 ffl fa w ,«inuttf* later ihe truck Heads ( / bdCfc tc it drives into the open of a waiting Usi-iky Unag to Wentworth..../ ... , "•• l-"-U.rf f ft wile out or / the lioldup car turns Onto & secondary road in ,3 wooded av-sa RADIO AND 5EE wH/k TH£ ING 6EHIWP SACKS! HA!HA __ By Roy Crons *-'' < 3UT l CK'J^i" THE CIOTKES"^TI T v*s A.L AMP TK= aSSAGE WtLOST \O-'UM: 8ESI3ES, YO'vJ BUZZ SAWYER A-O NO«CQM?i. RCl/i Htf-D 70 TOE. frMP A StT OP SESTLEWAN AN? L^SY' LUGGAGE, THE 3EST'WVESOT. EKH'THfLF50EL«0?AT= ; MD E/.PEHSHE AS THIS / CUE A BON'JS -0? YOU'RE MJ'fiKS 'JS- / S'lUG SUCH By Wayne Boring SUPERMAN YEG.SU PEPMAN, SO ThiTS WMY YOU WERE \ F'LEAjE, v.'CWT YCX.I rOo;''.! > :G *h' TTRrF.T IT; TMIF I WtLP Mr Fi'lO HiM ? ,/ flMD HtM '-T T'-ir P/Aflfr 0y«p.-;x--;L^ *jAl^g|' ! ^^' i r%S^!i^C LONG SAM HOC. : Pom rijw TO uzrzv roAvy L.£A*> ROM H/6 FMnvf! 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