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Hutchinson News (Newspaper) - April 1, 1970, Hutchinson, Kansas Editorial Grain Exports Down Exports of U.S. wheat and flour reached their peak in 1967, and have dwindled Much of the decline is the result of the h i c h jumped grain production in Pakistan and other south Asia The decline also stems from greatly increased farm output in Europe's wealthy combined with their high trade barriers against U.S. and Canadian Tiie green revolution was spurred by U.S. technical and financial designed to cope with the mountainous problems of world The complaint naturally will be heard that this aid program also succeeded in cutting the throats of American It is obvious that more grain produced in south Asia means less grain imported under Food for Peace or other export It is not so ous that this will ultimately mean financial loss to American Country after country which has increased its own farm production eventually has increased imports of farm Sometimes the new demand has outpaced growth in Not many particularly the dependent can supply a full range of food from their own What this means is that while Food for Peace is going commercial exports to these countries will go These will be chiefly vegetable oils and U.S. farmers have a stake in the economic development of poor They also have a stake i n knocking down the protectionism of farm products in the European Common Both goals will increase our and help our farm A 15,833 Percent Gain Pete Maravich was in Atlanta over the partly to sign a contract which will bring him million during the next five Pete Wasn't he the guy who played Warren gumshoe in those Perry Mason no. Pete Maravich is another shining example of the benefits of college financially that is. You can figure the return on his investment in four years at Louisiana State at 15,833 Maravich is the 6-foot 5-inch guard who made three and averaged 44.1 points a game in his college basketball Now he will play professional ball for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball at a contract higher than mat received by Lew Alcindor of UCLA last Some people will deplore this as They point out it is nine times what a college president would receive over a similar five-year It is almost double what we will pay the President of the United States for a four-year sentence in the White These critics say such figures represent a peculiar sense of or priorities as they put it. It's free that's It's the epitome of the American rags to obscurity to recognition of talent if that talent is a certain physical dexterity that people will pay to very said Pete is the tiling I've been looking forward You see All and humility Hutchinson News April 1, 1970 Page 6 Darkness at Easter We CAM CONVERT IT INTO A ' Washington Phrase Booklet Tourist Should Learn Language of the Capital Uptight on the Census This is Census and it's a bit Since 1890, the census people have wanted to know how many children women have In 1970, a Congressman claims this is sex Fears have been voiced from the ghettos that the census is a device for getting more draft for credit for grabbing men living with families on welfare and putting them to The mildest criticism is that it is an invasion of particularly when it asks about The worst is that it is a of aimed at The census is an All our are under attack these so these protests are to be the view from here To put a little focus on how serious an invasion of privacy it let's go back to 1880 and Some people were asked to answer 470 questions in those Questions included the number of paupers in a how much they whether homeless children had been born the incidence of the number of family idiots and how big their heads With such a query about a bathtub was hardly The News is as concerned about invasion of privacy as but finds it hard to detect any plots in this mild 1970 The information on individuals is The questions are not And it is important that the and our home have accurate head by s.a. By RUSSELL BAKER 1970 N. Y. Times News Service WASHINGTON - Springtime brings the tourist to but too often his visit to the nation's capital is spoiled by the language The following phrase tucked into a convenient should enable him to understand and make himself understood by the at least on matters basic to life in - At this barring contingencies of are always well the realm of the policy in that respect would tend toward the No. - I shall appoint a committee to study t h e matter you - Are you or is it safe to - Let's have lunch How Much Is many Are You Enjoying Your you been beaten or robbed Where Is A Good - Are you authorized to advise me as to the location of an institution at which it is feasible to Western Front Baker participate in the alimentary input process without incurring an unacceptable degree of risk of I Would Like To See My advised that one of his constituents were here to speak to is it conceivable that the congressman would even momentarily abandon his - This is a matter of the utmost importance to the national What Do You Mean You Can't Honor My - I happen to be a personal friend of J. Edgar I Am Can You Help my I say to you here in this public street tins afternoon that the Russians are to move ahead of us in the race to get back to their hotels and this makes it imperative that we spare no expense in inconvenience or even money to move our fellow citizens to places at which they will be able to recognize their And I am asking my fellow to speak up against communism by directing me to my Thank - I won't forget this when the runs the next security check on you and comes asking me about your drinking The Trains of Yesteryear APril 22 Birthday it tries oil The annual report of Santa Fe Industries arrived a few days after travelers rediscovered the railroad still had some passenger This coincidence is but I draw no conclusions from Merely another twinge of which is coming over me more and more often these Santa Fe Industries had a 34 percent increase in its or per share compared with per share in 1968. Transportation income was 38 percent better than the previous Of 40 percent of Santa Fe is things like and lumber and real it's nice to know the railroad is doing so and I'm happy for it. * WHAT HAPPENED to those Chicago travelers is that O'Hare Field was snowed and there was some question about air traffic So more than 300 of them trooped down to Kansas City's Union and found four Santa Fe passenger trains willing to take them to x Even The railroad put on some extraj cars to handle the That would be the the San Francisco the Texas and what once was proudly called the Grand Canyon * * AND THOSE are the names for They carry us all the way back to the Reading Railroad's one of the East. Father took me on it for a and I never the Yankee York to the 0wip^^Miiran\ Boston and s.a. Those were the a traveler when railroads were as interested in hauling passengers as in hauling tinned THE NAMES continue to The making a graceful curve from New York to Atlanta to New Three I think it three days of nothing but food and sleep and At New you could get on the Sunset Limited to Los or if were in search of first you traveled the Panama Limited up the Mississippi valley to Out we knew all about the Santa Fe's Chiefs and the Rock Island's Golden State Some of us had a to go west on the Burlington's gleaming the most fabulous of the California died a whimpering death two weeks The was another out of Chicago for the and it competed with the When one reached he could look forward to the Larks commuting between L.A. and San or the Cascade north to or the streaking there was the Twentieth Century Limited between New York and a train of unparalleled luxury which was the star of its own Broadway play and It's And now the Perm Central has asked the ICC to cancel all through train service from New York to Chicago and St. This would include the Broadway the only remaining sleeping car train between New York and One must bow to the no matter how one hates highway travel or lacks confidence in air Only the names will in The joy and wonder of those gleaming trains now are lost to and it's a sad thought for A week or 10 days ago I wrote a letter to the Public Forum of the Wichita in which I called the people's attention to the date April 22. This is the day on which the USSR will celebrate the 100th birthday of their hero Vladimir Ilyich Lenin and they have labeled this day In that letter I predicted that our radical left wing groups would join their Russian sponsors and take to the streets on also thus labeling themselves for what they are for all to I can think of no better proof that these left wingers are supported and led by the CPUSA Party than what is going to happen this April 22. I the News story leaves a lot Why doesn't The News say that it is Lenin's birthday and that this a worldwide Communist Could it. be that their left wing skirts are Howard K. Smith said that the news media is almost 100 per cent liberal and I can surely believe I am a little surprised that these radical groups would take the name for it puts the label right on When I first read about their plans I understood they were going to call their something like Action You see Nixon took the wind out of their war demonstrations so now they are going to the streets against I am against pollution too but I am not going to the streets and if I did it most certainly wouldn't be on a Russian celebration Now I will start bracing myself for mail labeling me a Right or a reactionary It's happened For your information I am just an average patriotic which isn't very popular right but I am proud to be - MARSHALL Western Front Letters The Western Front welcomes letters from Your name and address must ba given on We reserve the right to shorten No No letter can bo printed unless editor knows who wrote It. Looking Backward Ten Years Ago in Reno County officials were asking higher The Chamber of Commerce purchased 70 acres northeast of Hutchinson for industrial development on a 10 year City commissioners ordered dogs confined to home yards from now until Nov. 1. Twenty-five Years Ago in 1945 Gen. Eisenhower called for the surrender of individual German The News ran a page 1 April Fool picture of nylons being on sale at and cigarets not A firebug was suspected in grass fires northeast of Fifty Years Ago in 1920 Drifting sand from the winds of the last week filled a Santa Fe cut between and Sand The Chamber of Commerce was celebrating its first anniversary after converting from the Commercial Club Is Man Bringing On His Own By TOM WICKER 1970 N. Y. Times News Service - At the familiar old First Methodist the Easter service and the pounding hymns reached back hauntingly toward Lives again our glorious O is now thy Raise your joys and triumphs Where's thy boasting Easter of the anniversary of Christ's on this spring the most interesting note in the service conducted with pleasing Southern sonority by the Rev. J. Kern Ormond was its almost literal insistence that like like Him we To one visitor returning from the world beyond the small towns and the old redbrick this emphasis on the life everlasting seemed archaic and but was that In a technological era the diminution of the old the sophisticated modern disinclination to accept the risen had left man bereft of hope and created an age of fear and because both philosophical and religious even of the Christian faith was not new or unique in the late 20th Thomas Wolfe - of whom a visit to North Carolina is likely to remind a native - had written 30 years in far different Opposite View seemed to him that all man's life was like a tiny spurt of flame that blazed out briefly in an illimitable and terrifying and that all man's tragic his heroic came from the brevity and smallness of this He knew his life was little and would be ex- Wicker and that only darkness was immense and And he knew that he would die with defiance on his and that the shout of his denial would ring with the last pulsing of his heart into the maw of This dark view of life could only seem the opposite of the hope and promise of the Easter as the congregation swung into the final hymn 455, Him with Many But a remembered phrase from the Reverend Ormond's sermon Living are those who have found such a compelling purpose that death can't stop raised the question whether there was not a clue to the age both in Wolf's sense of the of doomed men and the Easter service's celebration of resurrection and Faith and a or and a shout of defiance - however different each gave size and stature to the weakness of each offered him a bearable place in the terror and beauty of a great unknown scheme of Encouraged by Knowledge pillaging his earth and racking his his predatory nature loosed rather than checked by man may have managed at last to disorder his and with all the blind and impersonal forces of nature and against which he had pitted either faith in salvation or courage in the he now had to array his own environmental his own biological his own dubious into the explosive matter of the Maybe that Is why so many men seem to be losing faith in Easter and so many others seem to despair even of shouting If man himself is bringing on the nothing can lighten and nothing give him Significance of Sen. Fulbright Racial Attitude Gradually Changing in Government Lewis the right to By ANTHONY LEWIS 1970 N. Y. Times News Service long absent abroad are sometimes on by a feeling that the racial situation in their country is not quite so grim as the reports The gulf of misunderstanding between white and black undoubtedly grown in recent years - the the the But so also has has white consciousness of the cruelty done to Negroes over many and to take at least f some steps toward repairing the In the middle-class there is an acceptance black people and values that would have been | inconceivable a decade And in the South the brutal denials of basic legal rights that were common coin a few years ago for example - are no longer An event that sharply symbolized the change was Sen. J. W. Fulbright's announcement that he would vote to recommit the nomination of Judge G. Harrold Carswell to the Supreme From a at the position of William Fulbright has an aura of history to it. Further Exploration Among other the senator said there should be further exploration of changes that Judge while a federal district judge in was rude and biased in his treatment of civial rights And just two weeks ago Fulbright voted for extension of the voting rights act that has added large numbers of Negroes to the voting rolls in the Now Fulbright is well known as cultivated and intellectual and he is a liberal hero on but he has not hitherto been a hero on racial Whatever his private he has been very much a realist about what a senator from Arkansas has to do to get One of the stranger sights of old-time how progress One step and two Senate filibusters against civil rights legislation used to be Fulbright joining In the endless When the Supremo had before it in 1958 the Little Rock School plea that school integration be cancelled to avert further Fulbright submitted on his own a brief saying that it would be better to leave the problem the slow conversion of the human heart than to remedies of a more urgent Change in Voters The fact that he feels free in 1970 to port voting legislation and criticize rude treatment of civil rights lawyers must mean Fulbright thinks those views will be approved in or at any rate will not offend too many He is a shrewd That is Arkansas is not but it was not so long ago that white mobs in Arkansas tried to kill nine little Negro children who were entering a white President message on school if considered also marked a change in official For Richard Nixon was vice president under a president who repeatedly declined to take any position on the Supreme Court's 1954 decision against Now whatever the merits or shortcomings of his enforcement said flatly that the 1954 decision right in both constitutional and human He even phrased a rationale for the 1954 ruling more persuasive than the Court's by law establishes schools that are and a promise of equality before the law cannot be squared with the use of the law to establish two classes of one black and one Pecking Order to The as observers carefully watch how Soviet leaders line up in the reviewing stand each May Day for clues to the power alignment in the the Congressional Directory has always been a guide to who's with the The latest caused a stir in the President Nixon's pied Pat was moved up from seventh to second place in the pecking More than a dozen White House aides were dropped out of the Congressional Directory Among them were Harry the President's Southern Pat the speech writer who prepared Vice President Agnew's attack upon the TV networks; Clark the President's and Harry the White House patronage The new listing was prepared by press secretary Ron Ziegler under the supervision of Bob Haldeman and John the two Prussian nobs who run the White House A spokesman insisted to this that there was no special significance to the Congressional Directory
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