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   Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - May 20, 1959, Indiana, Pennsylvania                                Inbtana ebtnina Couflly MdltOf JRAMK B ttOAD to Gpt Inside vnou by mtu 14 for than frefiod Second Glut Post in Indiana Published dally except Sunday and Lttal Indiana Evening Gazette May 20 Point of View Right Down Their Red Kids Two Years Ahead By PETER EDSON WASHINGTON Salty Vice Adm Hyman G Rickpver is best known as the daddy of the atom ic submarine Shippingport atomic power plant and the fast comeback But his ideas on the educational system show hes a free thinker in that field too Im not afraid of federal aid to he says bluntly We had a little of it the Smith Hughes Vocational Education Act of 1917 And we got still more in Education Act last year The only thing wrSnf wft federal aid to educatloV the admiral believes is that there hasnt been enough o Admiral Rickover looked all through the ist papers of postRevejjfj War days to see if any reference to free He found none By WILLIAM L INGEESOLL ANOTHER perhaps the latest likelylooking profit making racket to be taken over by gigantic organized gangster mobs is the sale of obscene pornographic stuff being distributed to adolescents against the wishes of the latters parents Arthur E Summerfeld Postmaster General of the U S is trying to get word to parents across the land to cooperate with his department in putting an end to tne M the CivU War he use of the mails for the sale and distribution of lewd ana We got a little more immoral publications pictures and suggestive materials In devious ways peculiar to the trade in this sort of stuff names of boys and girls are obtained along with ad dresses Mailings are sent to youngsters addressed to them for their personal attention Once in a while par ents intercept the mail and then furiously angry mothers go to the Post Office and ask how this kind of thing can be stopped 5 Mr Sumnierfield told a Conference of Women s Civic Educational Parent and Religious Organizations in Washingotn D recently that about complaints about obscenity in the mails were sent in a short period of time to the Postal Inspection Service All were investi gated About twothirds of those complaints were parents objecting to the receipt of lewd material by their adolescent children In the case of a single mailing by one of those pur veyors of filth over complaints were received All but three of them were from parents of young people to whom they were sent The FBI states that again and again investigations of aremd robbery extortion embezzlement and forgery authorities find that those guilty of such crimes were early collectors of obsence pictures and Almost all sex crimes the Postmaster General says were carried out by perverts who had long addiction to pornographic and sadistic material This includes sex murders proving that this kind of lewd material can be a threat to the safety of society Many children may never Be exposed to this material but it is possible nevertheless that they might become the victims of sex criminals who have been exposed to it Congress is concerned with the problem It has learned there are roadblocks to enforcement of the laws regulating such matters First class mail is private Only the recipient can help the authorities If he or she will disclose such mail to the Postmaster action can be taken It is estimated on the basis of known facts that to one million children will receive such invita tions to depravity through the the Postmaster Gen eral told his audience in Washington This is big business It is the kind of business gangsters want to get in No matter what may be the harvest in destroyed lives organ ized gangsters will find it right down their Womens organizations are especially incensed over the growing threat to safety Already they are flanking to attack this thing headon A U S Senate Subcommittee made a study of the problem and included the following paragraph in its re port There is a peculiar resemblance to narcotic ad diction in exposure of juveniles to There is the same pattern of progression Once initiated into the knowledge of the unnatural the impressionable young mind with the insatiable curiosity characteristic of those reaching for maturity and inevitably hunts for something stronger something with mpre jolt something imparting a greater No section of the nation is spared the spread of pornography and lewdness Indiana and vicinity is no less likely to be overlooked by the purveyors of such stuff than any other area Citizens therefore must be alert to the dangers and meet them with vigorous opposition THESOUTHS candidate for President in 1948 was South Carolinas Dixicrat Sen Strom Thurmond The Senator is a great man whose humility and geographical heritage have kept him from moving up among the na tions socalled VIPs He among other prominent Congressional and ad ministration leaders quietly meets every Wednesday morning for breakfast and worship This practice is not political It is a private and nonpublicized practice Dis cussions frequently turn to an appraisal of great people of history and a study of what makes them tick Lincoln and Robert Edward Lee were recently com pared Lee was found by the Senator to be the wor sjiipped leader pf a defeated people who remained humble His simple humility set him apart ahead and above his fellow As Gen Lee rode past a campfire Sen Thurmond told his colleagues a Confederate Private remarked Well boys the rest of us may have developed from gmonkeys put I tell you only God Almighty could make a man like Robert The South has produced many great men past and present Lee is an example Who Will End Wars Drew Pearson Reports from Actor First Tried To Bring lolshoi Ballet To America from staid conserva tiyS culturesatiated Washing toriians unabashed uninhibited tumultuous approval Beyond that approval beyond the recordbreaking box office receipts which topped the Metropolitan Operas be yond the ballerinas quick tour of the Lincoln Memorial and Congress was something more more important that art and the appreciation of art It was the fact that art can form a bridge between people So far Diplomats have not been able to bridge the gap between thee political animosities of the United States and the Soviet Un ion nor have the scientists sit ting in Geneva nor even the Heads of States Meeting at the Summit in 195C But the lithe beauty of Ulanovas body and face the suppleness of Susanna Zvyagina in the Sabre Dance and the rugged expressive hands of Yuri Faier as he led 70 American musicians and 100 A W4 War I what Sp WHBr man nf w aJJwicw to of the Ottoman pore Northwfty a 175mile toilfree highway will link Al bany with the Canadian border is the Arabic name of the holy journey to Mecca AThe Hadj The Moslem he lives that the Hadj secures religious merit for turn By DREW PEARSON In the cen ter of the Capitol Theatre stage the fragile form of Galina Ulan ova fluttered to the floor in the climax of The Dying Swan Out in the body of the theatre spectators the most ever squeezed into the Capitol paid uproarious tribute Scene after scene dance after PURITANS had a littlewcoinif fiance of the Bolshoi Ballet had pulsory education in timcs But in 1850 Massachusetts required only 12 weeks of school ing a year for children aged 8 to 14 Mississippi Was the last state to adopt free compulsory education That was in 1920 Education is freer in most countries of Europetoday than if is in the United says the admiral University feeis in Europe are the equivalent of to a year In the theyre up to which isnt free Most politicians dont under stand the need for says the admiral They ought to latch on to Admiral Rickover thinks edu cators arant alive to this situa tion either Theres only one un ion of teachers and all criticism from within is stopped he says John Dewey the late Ameri can educator is still god and National Education Assn h i s apostles THE RUSSIANS adopted the Dewey method after their revo lution in 1917 Then they threw it out and adopted the British sys temUnder it the national gov ernment gives help to local school systems with two exped ients They get no money unless they comply with the rules And there are competent inspectors to make sure they comply The result of this educational reform says Rickover is that by 1960 the Soviet will have scientists to our according to best estimates A University of Michigan team that went to Russia found that Russian high school graduates were two years ahead of ours Russian graduates are not just technicians eithtr They have a good liberal arts training and background This enables them to thinkbetter and gives them a greater desire to lead And they have no drum the admiral observes deadpan SOVIET college professors are now paid the equivalent of fac tory managers American teachers says the admiral are now paid about what theyre worth But if they were paid a little more it might induce bet ter people to enter the teaching profession It takes 30 to 40 years to make any changes in the educational system and we dont have the best brains in the country work ing on it the admiral observes Everyone ought to have the opportunity to get the best edu cation he can But with school boards in the country he asks how is it possible to pro vide with equal opportunity In contrast to these views on education presented in the course of an hourlong rapid fire questionandanswer session with Admiral Rickover consider i proposed constitutional amend meat now before Congress U has been introduced by Sen Herman E Talmadge It would provide that the states and their political subdivisions shall have complete and exclu five control of public schools Russian dancers in perfect rhy theni they did what trained diplomats and silled politicians have not been able to do CULTURE AND COMMUNISM For the Americans who plauded the grace and symmet ry fo he Bolshoi Ballet began to understand that a determined cultured people had produced it dating 1773 when a dancer from the St Petersburg Court Theatre Filippo Becc ari had offered to teach children in the Moscow Orphanage how to dance They began to realize that a ballet so beautiful could not have come from a nationof State Policemen and Communist criminals but from a nation which has achieved great beau ty and which now by finally lifting the Iron wants to share it Likewise the Russian baller inaswho toured Washington by bus before their performance knew they were hot nation of hate mongers and wicked capitalists When they wanted to stop rush hour traffic near the 14th Street Bridge to take pictures of the Jefferson Memorial because it was so beautiful they probably did not know that it was erected in hon or of the first and foremost teacher of American Democracy They just knew that the memor ial in honor of Thomas Jeffer son was beautiful and regard Boyle Nothing Permanent By SAUL PETT NEW YORK AP The news from Moscow the other day got me thinking It concerned a Rus sian couple celebrating their 110 th wedding anniversary Shes and hes 131 They have great great great grandchildren They have two daughters and a son each of whom is over 100 And I got to thinking about a couple married that long and im agined they were American And one morning at breakfast He Pass the toast She Lemme see its May 20 1959 She Its our 110th Wedding anniversary He who told you that Univaj She Still thoughtless arent you Mother war right I never should have married a younger man You just immature And to forgetful You even forgot juniors last birthday And you know how important 100th birthdays are to the chil dren HE Pass the jelly She Full of big talk and prom ises 1 remember you promised after the war He Which war She Promised wed a long trip sometime He Whats the rush are too crowded these days said that about the itage coach and dipper thipt He I swear This is the tough breakwast in peace just once in a cenutry She We wouldnt be worrying about money now if you had had any about those invest ments Imagine 100 shares 0f Amalgamated Lamp Wick He How was I to know one week later that dam young fool would invent the light bulb SHE You couldnt even win an election bet He I didnt do so bad on Fill more Pierce and Lincoln She At that I suppose your election bets were better than your potions about real estate Imagine passing up that land at an acre He I still dont think Times Square will amtfunt to much Now will you be quiet and pass the buffalo steak She I havent been able to get buffalo steak in 83 years He You might Have told me sooner She When will we get tele vision set Matter of fact when will we get a He You havent seen all your stereoptiean slides yet Look if youre so darned bored if you have so much free time to kill why dont you get yourself aliob by Maybe skiing Or maybe you ought to get a parttime job say delivering ice She If I did Id be the first one in this family to make a de cent living He Ndw listen woman if less of wanted to photograph And when they were so fascin ated with the radio sets that des cribed the portraits at the Mel lon Art Gallery they did not ap preciate the fact that the Found er of the Gallery had been an oil and aluminum millionaire Andrew Mellon architect of the Coolidge Hoover Policy that we must have no contacts with the Communist World This did no interest the bal lerinas What they said was This is a wonderful Art Gal lery This is beautiful It has real Even the relentless antiRus sian heart of old Andy Mellon might have melted had he heard the ecstasy of these modernday Russians over his Gallery BOLSHOI BALLET PIONEER Another man who should have been present to watch the Bol shoi Ballet take Washington is Eddie Dowling the Irish actor with more gold in his heart than in his pockets It was Eddie Dowling who first urged the Bolshoi Ballet be brought to Washington shortly af ter Roosevelt resumed relations with the Soviet Union Dowling had helped elect Roosevelt in 1932 as head of his Stage Screen and Radio Committee and the only thing he asked in return was to be permitted to talk with Soviet ForeignMinister Maxim Litvinqv regarding the Bolshoi v Late one night at the White House Roosevelt arranged the meeting Dowling urged Litvinov to improve American Russian friendship by bringing the Bal let to the United States Litvinov was noncommital later sent word the Ballet was too busy Twentyfive years have passed since then The Iron Curtain has been lifted American tourists can now go to Russia Almost professors farm leaders business leaders labor leaders athletes artists musicians have exchanged visits A Russian ex change student at Columbia Uni versity has become one of the most popular men on the Cam pus And the exchange agree ment is about to be renewed So slowly but irresistibly and effectively people to people friendship is working And its success will make it much hard er for some trigger happy General or rabble rousing poli tician on either side of the Iron Curtain to start war Bolshoi Ballet was an appro priate climax to this forward march of friendship and Eddie Dowling the Irish actor who con ceived it should have been in Washington to watch the seed he planted 25 years before final ly come to magnificent frui By VICTOR RIESEL RIDES AGAIN on troubled behind some dead meti woutided women shattered cars dynamited homes bumedout mill proper ty arid an illtempered may spread across land For months now industrial Wars the FBI and contained by dfvMptis of NationalGuard troops have raged across thtee Cardliiia j Kentucky and a section of Tennessee Because of reports that jalmbst worth of property has been damaged during these coal strike led by John Lewis United Mine Workers and the grim struggle led by William Polocks Textile have just spoken to the aidfes of Kentuckys Oov Happy Chandler and NorthCarolinas I checked because there can be towards bloodshed and sters had dispatched roving envoys inttithe had been involved in the rifle battles Wed all for parachute troops Police files in the executive offices of both states were read to me They reveal that the State Police arid highway patrols have themselves been attacked Gov Hodges office reports that at least 15 state Police cars have been damaged by rifle fire rocks bottles and other missiles In Kentucky a crowd of over 500 miners de scribed as unruly surround police cars on Apr 24 near Combs They let the air out of the tires so the cars could nt be maneuvered I IN A ROUNDUP ON VIOLENCE in the Textile Union strike at Henderson N the Governors file revealed that one woman worker inside the struck Harriet and Henderson Cotton Mills was shot in the breast by a bullet which came through a window Two buildings one used as a nursery for the children of working mothers and the other a storehouse have been dynamited Backs of automobiles have been blown off Thou sands of dollars worth of damage has been cars of nonstrikers by rocks dynamite and heavy ball bearings heaved Davidlike by slingshots Acid has over company cotton carding machines Dynamitewent off under the kitchen of a Sonstriker fi There have been ambushes by rifle runs through the Henderson community wherestrikers have been hurt too Luck rides with destiny there because therei have been no killings or serious injuries State PdHoe lieve that the shootings and dynamitings are terrortactics to frighten off nonstrikers or retaliation by mervSmart ing under the But the Kentucky story is more ghastly men have been killed in the coal war Three strikers have been arrested on charges of murder near Stinking A fire described as arson by the police did a reported 000 worth of damage to a mine tipple near Hazard Ky There have been eight costly dynamitings according to police records Near Vicco an expensive 100watt radio transmitter was blown up along with a 60foot an tenna belonging to a mine operator Then on May 4 the operators won from Federal Judge H Church Ford a temporary injunction against the picketing It was issued at Jackson and will ba argued on June L THERE IS NO DOUBT that John Lewis is un happy bver the violence in the battle for another two dol lars a day wages which the small owners say they cant pay and stay m business If Lewis was mot eager to end the viplence he would have immediately appealed the in junction against the mass picketing and fighting But John L didnt appeal He hasnt even shouted out against the Justice Deptsordering in FBI agents to gather evidence of violation of the court order As for the other strike from personal conversa tions with the spokesnian for the national headquarters of the Textile Workers Union I can report that they are unhappy over the Hendersonviolence But none of this has prompted the unions national leaders to be statesrrien The Textile officials have attacked Gdv Hodgesfor send ing out the National Guard They have hit at though he has placed equal responsibility on both sides And the other day John L put on one of his great linguistic performances and attacked all efforts to bring labor laws up to date Mr Lewis and Mr Pollock are honest men They do not steal But what of the blood on the streets How can that be away Who will end these wars if not the government The Mature Brothers JeaI Has Good Overtone tion est bacon Ive had since j were you Id keep a civil ton She Im not surprised haventt raised my table money since Appomattox He Cant maa enjoy gue in my isnt anything necessarily per manent about our the trowel used by George Washington in laying the cornerstone of the national Capi tol been preserved historic trowel is in the Washington replies room of the Masonic Memorial in Alex andria Va high in food value pound of high food value because it contains xaloriei Tirii is one r half greater than that of a pound of city lies oo two con tinents Europe and Asia Turkey By MRS M LAWRENCE THAT SATURDAY afternoon Bobs father had given him and his friend Speedy two brushes and a can of red paint to use on Bobs battered old scooter Proppd up on the newspapers theyd spread on the back lawn the scooter was emerging a thing of glistening beauty when Bobs little brother was released from his rest hour His interest in the scooter pro ject was immediate and intense So intense that when Bob said Beat it Get away from that he swung his foot and deliberatley kicked over the He was punished While his outraged brother and Speedy tried to retrieve their spilled paint Buddy was returned to his room to repent his evil impulse Had it been wholly evil OF COURSE not Actually Buddy had been filled with ad miration for Bobs painting skill Hed admired it so hed wanted to tost the same skill in himself U was when tills admiring wish was denied that it be came envious and destructive he been invited to join in painting the ad miration of his brother wouW have remained admiratiojj Jealousy always contains the fte positive element of admira tion Sometimes we can get this over to a youngster whos been on the receiving end ofanothers jealous aggressiveness By this I do not mean that we shou4 ask Bob to forgive never sensible But we can offer bUn the ma terial from which hemay be able to cteate his own ness of Buddy INSTEAD of him with the impression tfcat hesgot a lit tie demon for a brother we can say at the appropriate time You think Buddy knocked over your paint because he hated you I think he knocked it over because he admiral what you were doing so much that he wanted to see if he could do it v But we must not speak like this to fee injured cbiji if we our selves see jealousy as a wholly hating thing Unless we know it in ourselves to be a form of in verted admiration well just sound pious and pushy to Bob Hell figure were just trying to put something over on him and hell be right But if we do know the mow ing of envy in ourselves we may be able to make its meaning 19 clearer so feat Bob can begin to see his little brother an admirer as well u a pest   

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