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   Eureka Humboldt Standard (Newspaper) - August 6, 1962, Eureka, California                               HUJMBOI.DT STANDARD Monday. Aug.'6. 1962, P. 4 Established 1873 i 'Published by THE EUREKA NEWSPAPERS, INC. DON O'KANE, President and General Manager Second Clais postage paid at Eureka, California. Yeaily, Monthly, Mail rales, Zones 1 and 2, per month Zones 3 and 4, All other, Daily, ten cents per copy FULL PRESS 1NTEUNATJONAL W1HE SEHVICE PUB U.SHED FKOM 328 E STREET, EUliEKA, CAIJKUHNiA, EVEUV EVENING EXCEPT SUNDAY, TELEPHONE HILLSIDE 2-1711 Editorials Features Comments The'Standard's Editorial Tollcy: Unswerving support of the principles.oj democracy; in federal, state and community government; Preservation and. advancement oj the opportunities for pursuit of private enterprise in California and the Redwood Empire; Unbiased reporting of the neivs; Preservation of the principles free speech and a free press; Support of all movements lor the-betterment, the and the general development oj Eureka .and other cities and towns of'HumboZdt county. New GOP Interest Republican faces were long, the expressions glum, after the last Presidential election. Even though Mr. Kennedy had won by an almost non-existent margin under popular future, from the OOP's conning tower, looked bleak. In recent times all Presidents have been reelected lo second terms with comparative ease, and Franklin Roose- velt, of course, successfully went to the post four times. This pessimism was reflected in the attitudes of Republican Presidential possibilities for 1964. They all started looking away and announcing plans and policies that had no connection with the mansion whose address is 1600 Pennsylvania avenue, Wash- ington, D. C. There was a good deal of talk to the effect that the GOP might just go through the mo- tions in 1965, putting up an expendable candidate whose chances would bfe nil, and devote its real en- ergies and resources toward building for 1968. This is not true any longer. As just about all qual- ified observers of the national scene are saying- whatever their own political faiths and affiliations- Republican hopes are soaring, and a sizeable black cloud of pessimism and worry has moved to the other side of the aisle. In other words, Mr. Kennedy no longer looks like a cinch in 1964. Nor does it look as if the Democratic party is almost sure to have things pretty much its own way in this year's Congressional elections. Several reasons have resulted in that attitude. Time will tell whether or not they are valid, but they exist. One is a feeling thai Mr. Kennedy's elo- quent words have not been matched by he has been a poor performer after the stage was brilliantly set. Another is that he often has accepted bad advice, from men who are out of key with the needs and wishes of the country, and thai this is re- flected in the current restless altitude of the elec- torate. A by far the most important, in the light of practical been the legisla- tive disaster his program has encountered. Whether you are for Mr. Kennedy or against Mr. Kennedy, the record speaks for itself. A box score: The While House placed R stack of blue chips on the proposal to create a Cabinet-level Department of Urban Affairs. It died in Congress. Federal aid to educalion has high Administration priority. The chance of a bill being released to the floor for a vole is exceedingly remote. The respon- sible Committee will, in all probability, see to that, and the consensus is thai Ihe bill would be defeated anyway. But the worst blow of all came on July 17. The Administration had saved its biggest guns for the medicare bill, providing for medical benefits for all persons drawing Social Security payments. When it became clear that the original bill was doomed, a compromise plan was substituted, though it was still based on the Social Securily approach lo the problem. Action was delayed until leaders felt the bill had a good chance. They were wrong. The Senate killed it. On the same day the House voted down a new proposal for production of electric power at the Han- ford, Washington, nuclear reactor plant by a group of public utility districts. This was not an Adminis- tration "must" measure, but it did have Administra- tion backing. Last year a bill for federal generation at the same site was defeated. This series of Administration losses cannot be at- tributed solely to Republican solidarity. The Demo- crats have heavy majorities in both branches of Congress. But the Administration has been unable to firm the Democratic lines, and large numbers of its party members have voted in opposition to measures on which great prestige and authority were gambled. A heavy change may take place between now and 1964, and the hopes of the GOP for making heavy- gains in this year's Congressional ing, even, control of the prove ground- less. Politics, after all, is an art, not a science, and the arts tend to unpredictability. But the hopes are there, and we will see some lively maneuvering in both camps. An unusually interesting bit of political I Mason and Dixon Line, inasmuch warfare is taking place iii Republican councils where las he would be suspect by cer- Conservative Senator Goldwater and Liberal Gov- jtain racial minorities in the po- ernor Rockefeller are jockeying for position. But that Northern cities. And, in WALTER WINCHELL ON BROADWAY NATIONAL WHIRLIGIG News Behind the News WASHINGTON The "handfu: of mostly Southern- ers, denounced by President Ken- nedy for opposing his program on Capitol Hill have taken their stand because Congress represents Ihe only barrier lo legislation whid (hey i to be inimical lo Iheir section's interests. The legislative body is Ihcir only buffer againsl what they consider lo be a loo liberal White House and Supreme Court, ['heir defection is not so much a rebellion as a rearguard action vaged by a powerful "Old Guard." In the present century, Ihe South has had only one of its the presidency. But al- Ihough born in Slaunton, Va., Woodrow Wilson had severed his tics wilh lhal area long before he entered poltics as Governor of Now Jersey. Us only member mi the Supreme Court is Hugo Lafayette Black of Alabama, but he is such a flaming liberal that he might have been born in the Bronx or Brooklyn insofar as protection of Dixie's interests are concerned. He seems to be try- ing to live down the days when, as a young politician, he was a nominal member of the Ku Klux Klan. Moreover, the Democrats disinclined lo nominate for Presi dent a man from below the is another story. I view of the present makeup ol Ihe high tribunal, and the con- siderations which usually prevail in filling vacancies, Ihe South cannot look for sympathy from the nine men in the black gowns. The Warren court's decisions have built a wall of precedents againsl Dixie's social and econo- mic structure lhal will be almosl impossible lo upset. Recent polls substantiate this analysis. Despite Republican gains in this section in national elections, polls show lhal the voters do not'permit their Presi- dential preferences to keep Ihem from casting Iheir ballol (or Democratic candidates for House and Senate. They apparently acl on the theory thai, although a Prcsidenl may propose, il is the Congress which has final disposition of his legislative program. And, as the record of Ihc currenl session sug. Now You Know Ity United Press Inliuuiitlonal Jupiter, the largesl of the plan- has an equatorial diameter tit 88.000 miles compared lo the earth's diameter of nearly miles. i gests, disposing of it means or modify drastically any wrecking or killing request. Although the filibuster ishcs a handy weapon for the c South in the Senate, its South, for instance, enjoys the chairmanship of 9 of Ifi committees in the Senale, and 9 ol i can be outvoted when in Ihe House. Nor does this r liberal Republicans line up include members Ihe solid bloc of Kennedy Texas, who also sit in seats crats. Bui in Ihe House, Ihe power and generally vote with from Dixie have shown Iheir men from Ihe so-called Deep South. 1 ance-of-power strength lime the Democrats in a again within recent on Capitol Hill, no Chief Of Ihe 262 Democrats in whether he be a lower chamber, 131 are from or Republican, can North and West, and they successfully these old fron- ly support the President. manning the legislalive other half represent Southern Senate chairman- Border slates, with 99 Finance, Byrd of Virginia; from the 11 so-called Eastland of Mississip- ate states. Although the Armed service, Russell of varies, about 50 of these Education and Welfare. generally opposed to the of Alabama; Government istration's social and McClellan or Arkan- Foreign Affairs, Fulbright The rigid seniority system Arkansas. It is virtually the another factor in forcing story in the House. South to vote Democratic may never gain Congressional contests, no of the White House or how wayward the voters Supreme Court. As of loday, themselves in a mere and Ihere is scant pros- tial election. In thai way, of a radical change, they retain control of the most the mosl important part tial committees, which can the machinery of government. The Woman's Loyal Opposition Dept. (Par Interior Chief Udall will be 'FK's fair-haired boy if he can iull off his. proposed Texas oi eadlines to take the heat off the illic Sol Messles stench. (It has do with over 50 of the top .1 drillers in Texas tapping neigh- oring wells via slant drilling eal sneaky.) The Dept. of Jus- brother m evidence. Could be a violation f the Connelly "Hot-Oil" Act he drilling "take" could make ie Sol Messles thing look like licken-feed. .The P. Lawfords lade big news at Tahoe. Loyal Opposition Depl. (Part Remember the to-doodle about the Justice Dept. headlines making all scummies register? Well, about 17 were arrested for not registering and are waiting trial. Two leaders are enjoying liberty via bail of each All the other accused pink-punx are laughing at you Americans via bail. .U. S. Ambassa- dor to India Gailbraith bluntly notified the Prez he wants to re- join the Washington cockdull cir- cuit. Like Mr. White House and his Inner-Circle do. .JFK's "ad- visors" are telling our one-time Stork Club El Morocco table- neighbor that the recent Punta Del Este meeting was not a re- sounding success. It may be the 2nd biggest Latin-American bubu. Topped only by the amaturishly- general'd Cuban fiasco. .Two dearies were conversing. One pursed-lips nance asked: "What do you think of Red "It would look swished the other, "on pink Merciless truth at Longchamps: "20th Century-Fox oughta do much better with Darryl Zanuck running it insteda Lizzie Taylor! Odd, ain't it? The most plug- licized star in the U. S. is Italy's Sophia Lorcn and the most ugli- cized U. S. star in Italy is Lir. Att'n our editor, Philly Inquirer: The scummies had a huge "meet" in Philly to establish "Youth .Att'n Internal Revenue N.Y.C.: Thanks for letter regard- ing fight promoters, who said they gave Runyon Cancer Fund listic and movie-producer ca- reer.) I guess the biggest hearts gel tired some day, I guess the swellesl guys must have a rest. But, Mark, the gloom is heavy on Broadway For after- all we knew and loved you best We knew the many tales you left untold The laughing guy who never could say The childlike faith that never did grow old Thru all the years you starred in B'way's show. Well, Heaven is for right so you're there With half a dozen cronies on your neck, just leaning back in some celestial chair And nodding to an angel for the check You'll make the place a whole lot brighter, Mark, But, kid, our street is lonely, cold and dark. WAHN Memos of a ?2 Bettor: Mary 'ane of Philly (she was a beauty onlest champ in '56) is the vocal- ure at the famed Del Mar Hotel. i critic called her "Del Mar's rst winner." That inn's Poly- esian Room is where the late rowd flock The Honker, is .a Jolla's smart spot. (A favorite f the Jimmy Durantes and the 'egas elite) Frank Rhoades colymist for the San Diego Union) i an open letter to this col'm lade us groan with a report from .urn (Lum Abner) just back rom Cairo where Red propaganda ags featured the Sacco-Vanzetti Case (of 40 years ago) like it happened the other day. Misin- orming Egyptians o nthc "crucly if American Cairo lotel desk-clerks (reported Liim) 'throw room keys at American etcctra The U. S. he other day wasted another sixty-million bus of your taxes on Nazi Nasser, i Thank Yoooo. Mr. Kennedy) the war between TODAY'S BEST FROM EUROPE GERMANY Len Kvte a-6 The Lighter Side In Washington By DICK WEST WASHINGTON re- :ent primary election in Louisi- ana was my signal to perform another genealogical service of she was not called "Queenfish." be type rendered last year when successfully explained the dif- erence, as well as the connec- ion, between-the Biddle Drexels nd the Drexel Biddies of Penn- ylvania. I .shall now attempt to sort out md label the Longs. It would perhaps be well to be- ;in this task by separating the Louisiana Longs from the non- rouisiana Longs. This will help he reader to keep them straight n.his mind. Since the founding of the repub- ic, there have been a total of 15 in Congress, plus a Long- ellow, a Longnecker, a Long- vorth and a Longyear. Longs with appendages, how- :ver, are not germane to this ludy and the reader is advised tot to let them muddy the water. Of the 15 short Longs, there lave been 11 non-Louisiana Longs md 4 Louisiana Longs. Next 'car, if all goes according to orm. the Louisiana that Russell B.'s mother also once served in- the Senate: Al- though she was Huey P.'s wife. Her name is Rose M. Rose M. never served as gover- nor, which may have been an oversight on someone's part. The other Louisiana Long to serve as governor was Earl K.. brother of Huey P., uncle of Rus- sell B. and brother-in-law of Rose M. The other Louisiana Long to serve in Congress was George S., brother of Huey P. and Earl K., uncle of Russell B., etc., who served in the House until his death. When the next Congress con- venes in January, House member- ship presumably will again in- clude a Louisiana Long, this time Gillis cousin of Huey P., (UPI) A hair-lboth Mrs. William Paley and! dresser whose cuslomers are per- ennials on the best-dressed lisi predicts thai a wave of sleekei hairdos is surging inlo fashion. The new coiffures will not be plastered lo the head, not thai sleek, said Kenneth Baltelle. But they will make the beehives anc bouffants as dated as the marcel "It's just a natural said Battelle. "Women soon tire of the bizarre." The forthcoming trend, as seen by Battelle, pul (he hair closer lo the face than in previous seasons, bul slill puff out al Hie crown and back "We have learned in Ihe lasl five said Baltelle, "thai litlle exaggeration of line docs a lot for a head of hair." Battelle is better known as Ken- only name he uses the hairdressing world where his skill wilh comb and brush has pushed him inlo a limelight few hairdressers ever enjoy. Magazines have profiled "I h e boy from Syracuse" (he was born In Syracuse, N.Y., 35 years cuslomers travel from all parts of Ihe country for a Kenneth styl- ing, and Kenneth in lurn travels lo them when thoy need their liair done for an important occa- ion. He went lo Washington to dress Mrs. John V. Kennedy's hair for Ihc inauguration festivities, he does the hair of Mrs. Kennedy's sister, Princess Rarizlwlll, when she Is In New York, ho did that if Queen Slrlkll of Thailand on a world trip, and counts Mrs. Norman K. Winston as reg ular customers. All five have appeared on besi dressed lists in recent years. Kenneth is reluctanl to talk about his customers "Gelling your hair done should be a priv- ate he said. "How would you feel if everytime you got a haircut or changed Ihe style youi hairdresser shouted the news to Ihe Bul someday, he added, he may write a book about some of his experiences wilh h c n everybody can laugh wilh me." "I will say, Ihe more important they arc, the easier (hey are lo get along said Kenneth. "The ones who give you trouble are the ones on the way on the way down." Kenneth's been dressing hair for 15 years, starling in Syracuse and eventually moving to New York where he worked first for Helena Rubinstein. Six and one-half years out on his resigned lasl week from Dache. Kenneth said details of his ncxl project were not worked out. He'd have an Announcement nflcr Sept. 1. "But I envision n grout house of he said. "Maybe like a Indies' cluh...A women might spcnl Ihe day...go from (here lo say the Ihcnlcr. There Is nothing around today like whnl 1 have in mind." I donation of tickets, Slill checking. They once as of we can't find in our any S100 tickets for the fighl named.. (More anon.) .Big chuckle in Del Mar Press Box: "Sorry, I'm late. Which Kennedy arc we knocking? Power-Mad House Dept: One of the Kennedy wives (nol Jackie, "Mrs. senl up a Irial balloon (at a sooo-fullachic pahty) and brazenly Wasted. "John F. Kennedy for President in 1964 and Robert J. Kennedy for .A loud lull followed. Lines to a Long-Ago Pal (Mark Hellinger, a (Main Stem) historian, and WW were the Damon and Pythias of Broadway in Ihe 1920s 30s. Mark died loo young afler and friends of Uncle Sam: A baltle between pinks and No. 5. Non Louisiana Longs include wo present members of the Sen-senate. Edward V. of Missouri and Oren E. of Hawaii. The only Louisiana Long currently in Congress is Sen. Russell B. As is widely known, Russell B. is the son of the late Huey P., the only Louisiana Long b serve bolh as governor and senator. In addition to that, Huey P. was called "Kingfish." Less widely known is the fact from a Mrs. America: "Mr. WW: Dear sir, your column has gladdened and giv3n me courage to carry on as an American which I was reared to jelieve in. The original policy of our counlry Religious Freedom and Free Enterprise. My grandmother came from Maine with lelegates who nominated Abe Lin-coim for Presidenf. Keep up your courageous survey. I am proud of you. I read your column without fail. Ada F. Bellamy, American." Thanks very much dear lady. Your patlycake offsets Ihe other kind of unsigned mail a guy gets n a day from brave hm The The Washington Window By Lyle C. United Press International BOSTON Former millionaire Bernard .at a court hearing in which he was grantei a weekly allowance from his vast holdings now in receivership: "All the money I have in Ihe world is in my pockel have WASHINGTON WINDOW WASHINGTON (UPI) Onahe 1 record so far of Ihe Democratic iconlrolled 87th Congress, Republicans might be conlenl if Ihe Democrals won Ihe 88lh Congress lo be elecled in November. A Republican presidenlial nominee in 1964 Ihen mighl reasonably hope lo duplicale the triumph of Harry S. Truman in 1948. Truman made the Republican controlled 80th Congress his principal 1948 campaign issue. He said the 80th was the worst, ever, a do-nothing Congress. The Democrals had nominate HST reluctanlly. They didn't ex-peel him lo win. The Truman-Al-ben Barkley lickel won and thai Ihe volers will return a Republican majorily to the House of Represenlalives in November. If so, President Kennedy's 1964 re-election campaign will be un-derwrillen by an effective alibi for whatever may afflict the Democrats in the new 88th Congress. The composition of the Senate is such lhal the Republicans cannot win control. Senate lerms are staggered so that only one-lhird of the seats regularly are filled al any congressional election. A Republican controlled House in the 88th Congress, however, would blur Ihe issue of responsibility for what Congress does or does not AFB, Calif. Test pilot Joe Walker, commenting on the X15 rocketship's electronic brain which helps stability: "It can take the ship as high as we wanl to go." 1NGLEWOOD, Calif. Mrs. Myrtle Ulrickson, 78-year-old stu-denl pilol after 10 hours of flying lessons: "I think I'm ready to solo." Caucus Russell B., and Earl K., and cousin-in-law of Rose M. Gillis W. won (he Democratic primary contest last week. Since there aren't many Republican Longs in Louisiana, or Republi- can anything lor that mailer, Gil- lis W. appears a cinch for elec- tion in November. Meanwhile, the ranks of the non-Louisiana Longs are in jeop- ardy. Oren E. plans to retire at :lie end of the year and Edward V. faces a fighl for re-election. Almanac office as well. Grateful Demo- crats promptly rewarded HST anc Barkley al the taxpayers' ex- pense. The President's salary was hiked from to an- nually and he was volcd a 000 annual lax-free expense ac- count. Congress voted also lo raise congressional salaries and pro- vided lax free expense accounls for Ihe vice prcsidenl and speak- er. Congress appropriated to provide for Barkley a gold ago he moved to Lilly Dnche as medal. These rewards were synv chief stylist and his star has bollc of Democratic surprise and risen steadily. Now, he's moving delight at finding their party in conlrol of government nflcr a campaign (hey had enlored with ittlc hope and no confidence. The record ot the firsl Kennedy Congress is badly marked. A smart campaigner could lurn such a record ngalnsl a Demo- cratic presidential nominee in 964. Republican congressional campaigners expect to harvest voles on (hot Issue tills year. They combine hope with eonfl- By United Press International Today is Monday, Aug. 6, the 218th day of 19G2 wilh 147 to fol- low. The moon is approaching its first quarter. The morning stars are Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. The evening stars are Jupiter, Saturn and Venus. On this day in history: In 1926. Mrs. Gertrude Ederle of New York City became the firsl American woman lo swim the English Channel. In 1930, Joseph Force Crater, a justice of the New York stale Supreme Court, stepped into a tax- icab in New York City and dis- appeared into complete oblivion. In 1945, the While House an- nounced thai an atomic bomb had been dropped for the first time on Hiroshima, Japan. In 1961, the Soviet Union placed their second cosmonaul in orbit around the earth. A thought for the day: Abra- ham Lincoln, U. S. Presidenl, said: "Truth is generally the best vindication againsl slander." The record of Ihe currenl 87lh Congress is not blurred. Congress would look belter if il were. This is the eighth month of Ihis con 'ressional session. Mosl Kennedy program has been de Sealed so far or stymied. The eld :rly gentlemen who chair the Uvo appropriations committees wran- ;led for weeks on a question of >rotocol. Only now is the appro >rialions log-jam beginning >reak up. The Senate lost itself in a mster againsl the space commu nicallons bill. The filibuster conducted by New Deal Fair )cal-New Frontier statesmen who ong have denounced the filibuster echnique as an obscenity. The insc wilh which these liberals invc risen above principle he pattern of this 87th Congress, 'ho pattern is not one lo increase ho respect of the voters for the intional legislature or for the leg- alators. The Democrats arc offering Ihc Republicans a real chance lo pick 'hcmselvcs up otf Ihe floor. by Pete Wyma   

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