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Ludington Daily News (Newspaper) - November 1, 1963, Ludington, Michigan r November Editorial Page THE LUDINGTON DAILY NEWS it Maian County of for all the Ideal news in at well all AP P Patent fHl JOINT A reported out of the House Armed Services com approving fixed fouryear terms for members of the Joint Chiefs of should be enacted into Without fixed the members of JCS are under pressure to revamp their professional to meet administrations political George former chief of naval was dumped earlier this year because his testimony before Congress conflicted with White House Under the joint chiefs are the military adders to the who is commander in He is en titled to the best military If he is a good presi he doesnt want a bunch of yes men in the Penta Of American military leaders completely accept the system of ultimate civilian They stand ready to carry out the presidents regardless of personal the the president and the country deserve the safeguard for professional advice that a fixed term would We hope that the Senate and President Kennedy will view the legislation in this The is not an infringement of presidential author Instead it offers him protection against error and These Days Our Something For Nothing Society By John Chamberlain Next week the inhabitants of New York City are scheduled to vote on the desirability of legalizing off track The as set forth by Mayor Robert is to bring pressure via a voters referendum to bear on the state legislature to grant New York City the right to raise money by going into what might be called a municipal bookmaking Republican state many of them hailing from rural con have expressed a concern lest legalized off track betting should a growth of the some thing for nothing This columnist does not deny that there are ethical Issues involved in But when the State of New York already permits legal parimutuel betting at the tracks it has recently approved more oppor for betting by lengthening the legitimate racing the scruples of legislators who think it moral to place a bet in one place but not in another seem a trifle If betting is its on the other a case can be made for keeping the channels for betting out of the hands of the underworld by establishing state supervised parimutuel it would seem desirable to make such windows really accessible to those who have the urge to plunk down a couple of dollars on a Why let the shady underworld character get the rakeoff involved in making book for those who cant find time to go to tracks The money the bookie takes as his cut on a successful bet becomes hot capital that may flow into such things as or gangster control of legitimate Mayor Wagner estimates that the municipal and state share of offtrack betting volume would come to at least a Whether thib sum is exaggerated or it would seem to be the mark of common sense to keep the average 15 per cent betting service charge out of the hands of underworld Better that the money should go for schools than for importing To get an idea of what wagerers feel about legalizing offtrack we sent our Gus the elevator out to the Aqueduct track the other day armed with a Gus really knows the and can get them to Some of the quotes he brought back were They indicated that the also indulges his on days when he cant get off to see the horses Mayor Wag ners offtrack legalization proposition appeals to a fair proportion of wagerers because they wouldnt have to worry about the This would seem to indicate that the present laws do not stop they merely serve to make them uncomfortable about what they intend to do If the reluctant legislators can make a convincing case that legalization of offtrack betting will appreciably add to the something for nothing spirit that is rampant in our they have a good argument on their But how many of those who think it immoral to seek a gift of at the parimutuel window offer sim ilar objections when it is a question of tapping the state or society for something for nothing Do those peo ple consider it immoral for a farmer to be rewarded for not raising wheat Did they support the authorities in the city of Newburgh when the effort was made to purge the local relief rolls of moochers When the federal gov offers funds raised by taxing rural cies in Nebraska or Texas to provide big cities with mon ey for urban is there any moral outcry over what amounts to a quite arbitrary transfer of wealth The truth is that the something for nothing spirit fS9 permeates pur culture that the objection to legalized offtrack betting seems quite For that it actually more moral for a municipality to take redistribute money granted to it voluntarily as from a willingly offered 15 per cent of a bet than it i tp take money by force from people by raising their The case for voluntary taxation has never been by our which seems loath to admit that the idea has Maybe a start toward exploring this could be made by voting for Mayor Wag a SUBSCRIPTION RATES pf and Pentwater By carrier in advance per for three By mail in trad W per for fo three Motor route 40c per territory Michigan per for three Out for six for NO ON THE NEWS m 1 Youd think France does enough damage with her fashions not to need nuclear Ninth Of Scries What Industry Means To This Community Consumers Power According to a story in one of the early Ludington nows when the first store in this city was lighted by everyone in town turned out to see the amazing new lighting The use of both for lighting and for gener aling has come a long way from that evening and has revolutionized industry and The flying of a kite in a thunderstorm by Benjamin Franklin proved that lightning is electricity and the many inventions of Thomas Alva Edison proved that the use of f electricity was practicable for lighting and Since Edisons countless improvements have been made by modern all of them interested in furthering the development of the use of Consumers Power serves approximately cus tomers in the Ludington which includes Pentwater and Baldwin as well as Power Is provided for the Ludington area by the Cobb plant in Muskegon and also the Dow Chemical plant in Consumers has a statewide intercon with a number of power which are strategic ally to provide uninterrupted electric Consumers has 30 employes in the Ludington An payroll is approximately with the around spent locally for services and is significant to the economy of this Township and county taxes approximate Consumers Power has operated in this area since when it purchased Michigan Public Serv ice Beaumont has been area manager for 11 Asked about the companys plans for expansion in this Manager Beaumont Were eagerly looking for ward to the project south of The moving forward of this project will depend largely on the economy of the state and the demands for The Beaumont are still in the process of engineering This for which land has been bought or optioned in Pere Marquette will cover between 800 and On this acreage will be built a power its surrounding grounds to be a landscaped so beautiful that it will attract thousands of further augmenting this Dear Bachelors Yard Faces Submersion By Abigail Van DEAR ABBY I am a happy bachelor and here is my prob Two one right next door to me on my and the other right next door to me on my are They both tell me their troubles and cry over both fences when ever they catch me Now my back yard is flooded with their tears and my grass is How can I keep these two from ruining my yard HAPPY BACHELOR DEAR HAPPY Grow DEAR ABBY I have a sister who isnt the smartest person in the but I love She tells me her troubles and cries on my She has a but hes no He cries on his my sis called me at this morning and scared my hus band out of his She wanted to know if she should call the police to look for her 18yearold daughter who went out on a date and wasnt home She was Ill ad mit shes called at odd hours for reasons like there was a mouse in her she is terrified of thunder But this time she really needed and my husband refused to drive me over there to calm her I dont He said if anything like that ever hap pens I can go live with my Who was unreason able Him or me BIG SISTER DEAR SIS I cant blame your husband for being fed up with your sisters Tell sis to lay off the nocturnal or you will lose your happy DEAR ABBY I have the perfect solution for the busy housewife who was embar by the thoughtless per son who just happened to be in the neighborhood so she thought shed drop in and pay a social Bake a pie or something and take it over to her But dont give her any Just ring her bell like she rang and see how SHE likes TURN ABOUT CONFIDENTIAL TO A pat on the back de given young often enough and LOW Whats on your mind For a personal send a stamped envelope to Box Beverly NICKEL WORKS TOO ther nor nor the lack of a stamp stops the Albert of fice said Wednesday hed re a letter with a nickel taped in place of a It had been run through the post Office PROBLEM TOO BIG think youve got problems with traffic Jolm reporting on a traffic study he said Wednesday he fed a problem to an electronic The machines answer This problem too big for Michigan Teacher Tenure ta By Elmer White The initials TNT have taken on a new meaning this fall as the Michigan Education Associ ation started a concentrated drive to convince state ers it is Time Now for Michigan has had a Teacher Tenure Act since but it is a permissive Only school districts which vote to give teachers tenure come under provision of the The MEAs goal now Is to make tenure effective in all dis According to MEA President Octavius tenure would encourage greater care in the initial selection of teach ers and provide for continuous after a successful probationary for as long as the educator rendered effi cient If inferior service was ren dered the teacher would go through a regular procedure of negotiations with school on whether his contract was to be Under the permissive law now in only 59 of school districts have elected to adopt Just over one quarter of the states teachers now are under Town send A petition drive by the MEA is aimed at getting nearly signatures urging legis lative action on The when presented to the will serve as a public mandate to enact a statewide tenure Presentation of the MEA peti tions to the Secretary of State is scheduled for late this with transmission to the Legis lature slated early in the 1964 The Legislature is given 40 days to act under the State Constitution on matters brought before it by initiative Twentyfour states and the District of Columbia now have tenure for Any action by the or even lack of would place the tenure question before the voters in the 1963 general In addition to inducing better initial selection of MEA spokesmen say tenure will provide better services to chil better community leader greater staff and professional security for teach MEA units the state are now holding informa tional sessions on the tenure proposal in an attempt to edu cate both the school staffs and the general public on its posi tion in the new THE NATIONS NICEST A drive on free especially the newer sec indicates very vividly the fact that engineers have taken into consideration the pleasure of country Several of the newer sections use standing timber hills as natural dividers for the two strips of One stretch of a new freeway has now gained national recog for this outstanding fea ture in highway A mile section of Interstate 75 in Northern Michigan has been named Americas most scenic new The section honored this year in the Parade Magazine contest runs from Vanderbilt to Indian It is located between two sections of 175 which took spots in the contest the past two safety and imaginative design were cited as reasons the Interstate route was selected as the years best example of a motorists high a joy to see as well as to The entire Northern section of 175 is one of the Highway Departments proudest accom Officials note the freeway was designed to take advantage of the parklike at from Clare north as a means of preventing driver monotony and reducing the risk of motorists going to sleep at the MONKEY BUSINESS If you have ever considered buying a monkey for a pet you might be in for some Donald veterin arian with the State Health De says are more pests rather than notes that the same reason which makes monkeys excellent laboratory animals makes them unsatisfactory as household Since monkeys are susceptible to so many hu man diseases they are virtually indispensable as experimental animals and this along with their poor personal hygiene habits makes them undesirable as An increasing number of mon keys are being sold for house hold The Michigan vets warning about monkeys includes the fact that innumerable bac teria and parasites are found in In addition to a number of rare monkeys can transfer to humans many more common diseases such as tuber intestinal dysentery and he Monkeys belong in three en said The research labora tories and Clove trees are native to the Moluccas or Spice Islands of In DAILY CROSSWORD Head Gazelle Tibet Frighten world Turkish govern ment Threadlike band in rock Change Spine To wind Greek letter Marry Before Peasant sium A refuge Sun gatt Tattered cloths haw Sphere Music note Ten cents Beauty and the Canadian statesman Association of laborers A nobleman lates Pledge Missile weapon Train dation Hue Wearied Dexterous Combine Suddenly frightened Music note Hesi tation sound Dense growth of bery Loose gar ments to area Novelist Zola Appor Hollow dish Yesterdays Italian poet Covered with little figures Soviet agency Silent Artists stand Leg joint mud Spirited horse Boys nickname Place 14 19 32 ay 33 33 43 24 37 34 17 3 38 JZ 44 35 IB IO 31 DAlf Ar how to work it is LONGFELLOW One letter simply stands for In this sample A is for the three X for the two Single apos the length and formation of the words are all Each day the code letters are A Cryptogram Quotation QW J Z B U BJ BK K Yesterdays AN IMITATOR IS A MAN WHO SUCCEEDS IN BEING AN K Business Mirror AP Business News Analyst NEW YORK now of American investment dollars especially to the Com mon is slowing Once hailed as a good thing both for the American and Eu ropean such spend ing of late has become a wor ry to those seeking to cut deficits in world Washington reports that threats of new taxes are hold ing down sales of foreign securi ties to Americans keeping such hot money at home and trim ming the loss of dollars and The big rush of corpora tions to build plants overseas appears to have And a larger proportion of such sion is being financed abroad rather than with additional Yankee The auto industry seems to have completed most of its European The chief remaining increase in spending there now is by chemical The total of manu expansion in Western Europe this year is a bit below last and American firms tell the Department of Commerce that next years spending will be down still Part of the slowdown in Amer ican business spending in the Common Market may be due to increased opposition there to what they fear will be American domination of their But part of the lag may be due to the signs that the big growth in the European econ omy in recent years is peaking Most interesting to Washing ton monetary officials is that this year the worldwide invest Of Dollars Slows By Sam Dawson ments of petroleum and mining com panies is calling for 6 per cent additional funds financed from The rest of the cost is being borne by earn ings and funds generated abroad by previous invest ments This is important just now be cause the United States is try ing to trim the flow of dollars abroad and to raise the influx of funds from It has been running a deficit for so many years now that the big piles of dollars held by for eigners threaten gold re serves and if the situation should cast doubts on the value of the While the buildup in American investments overseas seem to be slowing it is still a si zable estimated billion this compared with billion in If money generated overseas pays the major share of that ex and if other earnings abroad flow back to the United American investments could be a minor worry for Washington officials seeking to hold down the net outflow of The major problems would be the outlays for foreign economic and military aid and for main tenance of military forces plus the danger of any sudden rush of shortterm mon ey to more lucrative NEW PURPOSE bers of the Blakely High School and HiY Club will trick or treat for a new pur pose They plan to col lect used clothing and articles for families in need in the com FRIDAYS MOVIE GUIDE Haunting at 7 Saturday Matinee at 2 FRIDAYS TV TIMETABLE 4 7 11 9 13 2 5 FRIDAY EVENING TELEVISION 9 December Match 7 13 the World Make Room for 5 Your First Price Is 11 Uncle Johnnys Mickey Annie 9 The Big 9 7 4 Annie Sea 9 7 77 Sunset 13 9 Hope 7 Burkes 13 9 Death Valley Harrys McHales Farmers 13 Teenage 9 7 Fight of 13 9 11 Steps 13 7 PRANK and BECKY LUHMAN Props Hours p Phone VI 33479 Express 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