The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, August 10, 1956, Page 4, Image 4

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    4 (Sec I) Statesman, Salem, Ore., Fri., Aug. 10, 58
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CHARLES A. SPRAGUE. Editor & Publisher
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Meaner Associated rrese
Til Ahmiiim Pr-an U nutia eStlusivatjr la the an
tor rvBubUutlon of ill loral newi rniM la
thia Miwntf-
Right lo Work" Law
For the second time in Kansas history a
Republican governor has failed of renomina
te. That fate befell Gov. Fred Hall in the
primaries Tuesday when he lost out by some
80.000 votes to State Rep. Warren W. Shaw.
What seems to have contributed much to
Hall's defeat was his veto of a "right-to-work"
law. Republicans in agricultural Kansas evi
dently wanted this legislation,, even if they
have to change governors to get it
Meanwhile over in Washington a right-td-ork
initiative will go on the ballot in Nov
ember. Organized labor appealed in adver
tisemenU for voters not to sign the petitions.
but a sufficient number did sign to put the
issue to a vote. But down in Louisiana the
All the newspaper comment we have seen
has been critical of the state department's
lowering the boom on American newsmen
from accepting Red China's invitation to
come and look that country over. Herbert
Brucker of the venerable Hartford Courant,
chairman of the committee on freedom of
information for the American Society of
Newspaper Editors has entered a protect
with the state department over Its announce
ment of no passports for American reporters
to go to Red Chins. Just what does the USA
have to be scared of? We've been berating
the Reds for their Iron or Bamboo Curtains,
why run away with tail-between legs when
they offer to lift the, curtain a trifle?
r Is f c
rinnnnn or n nn;
a a -m ar r a w ,
'Not All Partisan'
. Secretary of Defense Wilson has "done It
again." The poor secretary has blundered
again in his public utterances. Quiwed by
reporters on the Suez canal crisis he re
sponded that U.S. military dispositions
shouldn't be upset by "ripples" on the inter
national scene. Then he gave out with this:
"We csn't flip up and down with such rela
tively smsll things." We csn imagine the re;
action in Downing street and the Qua! d'Orssy
when . the chiefs there saw this radiogram.
Wilson is a rich man but he has never learned
how much gold there is in silence.
absolutely no evidence of any In
lerest or support for these pra
jects on the part of Oregon's Re
publican Congressmen.
These are only some of the
areas of disagreement. Rut ex
a mined In detail, I think they ex
plain themselves. If I must dis.
agree with my Republican col
leagues in order to get full power
development and maximum flood
control for Oregon, 1 will do so.
If 1 must disagree with them in
order to build schools and librar
ies, protect civil rghts of Amcri.
cans and save our natural re
sources, I will do so.
It would be a pleasure to have
' a united delegation, voting con
sistently together. But we can't
buy unity at the sacrifice of
schools, tivil rights, natural re
sources or any of the oilier im
portant objectives about which
we disagree.
The Woodburn Independent heads an edi
torial. "Vote but Don't Vote in the Dark."
Th title invests that lighting might well be
legislature passed and Gov. Earl uong signea . improved in many polling places. Actually
I bill td repeal Hi right-to-work law. wnen one considers the importance given to
We can understand why organized labor the voting franchise the facilities provided
for holding the poll are not in jteeping. unen
they are miserable with poor lighting, poor
heating. Too bad we do not have suitable
community halls In each precinct. Lacking
such every effort should be made to insure
proper lighting ,and heating In the premises
that are used.
1'Is law comrade, kiddie! ... If sunning away from home
toward east, Is only trtiVlsh pMiikl-rr'r If nrrming -,
, toward west is Imperialistic deviationisrh!"
I opposes legislation :f this type which for
I bids discrimination in employment on the
basis of membership or non-membership in
l labor union. Labor leaders call It a union
I busting measure. In the minds of some of
I its sponsor , that may be the objective. How
I ever it does give legal recognition to a prin
f ciple which Is cherished among those nur
i tured In the tradition of personal freedom.
I We have a law forbidding discrimination on
f the basis of race, color, religion or national
I origin. Why not a law extending that ban to
I Include discrimination on the basil of mem-
bership or non-membership In a labor union?
' rift the United States labor unions have
f fought hard for the closed shop. That is not
I the case in Britain. This compulsion of union
membership provokes a great deal of opposi
tion to unions. The latter seem to feel how
ever that they would wither and fall by the
t wayside if workers could get and hold jobs
without joining the union. ,
- Undoubtedly as the issue Is debated in
Washington state this fall we in Oregon shall
hear the argument on -each side fully pre
sented. We should listen before forming a
fixed opinion ourselves. ,
Safety Valve
(HIUr'i Nu: t,tt,n for Th llilimai tifrt Vahra Mlnmn ara
ln arlar eenilanttn ir Ur irvinlaraiattva an ara aat auira than.
Ma warn la lamia. Pfrmil attarks ens rtairul, ai aril a H'l. ara ta
ee avail, 1. Sat aaraai to utlrl u air Small aaS ealnians aa lay elae
Waspish" Review
' To the editor:
Detroit Lake enthusiasts have been think- i should like to enter protest
ing of hammering out a legend about a sea against the review by Calvin D.
monster in it depths to drum up interest. .lohnson of the. Penticle produc-
From the' size of some of the fish catches "t "Craig's Wife",
there Sunday, however, about all that's My motivation is not personal
needed to get out a record crowd next week Pj'-or m concrn
nrrucu i -...i, f;.w atnriai about th popular success of th
end are a few word-of-mouth fish stories- p ,( u , m a
even true ones will do. , ot u,, CMti but Mr. Johnson
was very generous in his assess-
The Republican convention will be held in ment of my performance, and it
the Cow Palace at San Francisco. Sour Demo- is interesting to note that ticket
crat. may complain this is just another try XTESZ
morning. But I feel that the im
moderation of Mr. Johnson's re-
through Jordan Valley to the
Nevada line, commonly called
the J -ON highway.
I had gone to Washington
and secured approval of the
work and then visiter1 Mr. Bal
dock in his office concerning
getting the project under way.
The 'people of southwestern Ida-,
ho and Malheur County, Ore WVeral ' crippling
at aobverting the fanners.
Talk' has revived about a "front porch' view deserves some comment.
nmiulrn for the presidency this year. More i am n(j igf . moment suseest
imoortant will be what happens on the back ing that a drama critic should b
Deaervfn a Medal . i
One man In Portland who really has taken
a beating the past IS years I Gordon Steele
Editorial Comment
shackled. It is not only that free
dom of expression is great in
hentanct, to be jealously guard
ed, but a reviewer who praises
everything praises nothing. There
are, however, important differ
ences between Broadway and the
Salem area, and these differ-
... ir r-t Af l0riniltura itatistl'
who haa headed the operation of the street . . Li.m. ih know full well that Mother ences should suggest a journal.
trsnslt system. The war yean put a tremend- future may knock those predictions into a cocked ism somewhat niore marked by
OUS burden on the system, particularly in the " k.. r-mni nrodueed in light land areas can sky- tact and moderation than that of
rocket under the impetus of excess maisiure. ton'
transportation of shipyards workers. After
wards came the traffic slump a end of gas
rationing permitted resumption of free use
, of private autos. Along with thia came in
creases in operating expenses which had to
be met by economies where possible' and by
fare Increases. The operating company passed
through ownership changes and corporate re
organization: and on top of this came hassles
With the city hall over schedule and fran
chise terms. Through It all Gordon Steele
held respect of the public, the politicians,
his bosses and his employes. Now he wants to
quit For less devotion to duty men have been
, Juilghted. Steele deserves at least a medal
Over at Dallas Hollis Smith has been mayor
o long many of the town's youngsters recall
Jio other. But Smith has decided thst six
term totaling 12 years should be enough and
s declining to run for reelection. The hardy
perennial among mayor In valley towns how
ever I Jacob Berchtold who haa served as
mayor of Mount Angel for 22 years. Candi
dates might well seek him out to lesrn his
formula for staying In office. Probably they
would find that his only formula Is that his
tllow-townsmen will not let hirrf'retire.
According to the Oregon City Enterprise,
Insurance companies have proved thst the
jtltchen I just about the most dangerous
room In the house for children. For that
7natter, the kitchen, or more specifically the
refrigerator 1 the most "dangerous" place.
, for adults, particularly those past 50. The
Way to keep children out of kitchens I to
ut the cookie Jar In the garage.
trariwlse, lands that ordinarily produce well will
fall far short t expectation If they don't receive
' sufficient moisture at the. time they need It.
Some career men within the department who
have little interest ia the political implications of
' the various programs or agriculture have offered
the opinion that weather has ia many years deter
mined to a greater extent the end result of a par
ticular program than has the program itself.
This year, ia Umatilla County there is evidence
M all sides to bear out that opinion. A combina
tion of ideal growing conditions has produced the
largest grain crop (wheat and barley) in the
county's history. Umatilla County lands got mois
ture in liberal quantities at the exact time that the
moisture could, in combination with fertiliiers. pro
dure maximum results. So. under an acreage al
lotment program designed to curtail production
L'matilla County has produced a bumper crAp.
Peas sre not under curtailed planting regula
tions, but they, too, were produced in l'matilla
County in record quantity this year.
Our wheat and barley production will cause the
Department of Agriculture some concern because
It decidedly is not what the department hopes for
in hs drive to reduce a grain surplus. The con
cern is not likely to be shared locally. The past
three years wheat producers in this county have
had a tough time. So have pea producers. The
return from agriculture was down some $10,000 000
in this county last year. A good pay day was long
Let us all rejoice with all the farmers in this
happy year. The good fortune that has come to
them will be reflected at all levels of our local
We'll let the men in the Depsrtment of Agricul
ture struggle with the weather, Let us hope they
don't find a way In shut off the rainfall that puts
money into our pockefsaccording to when it comes
to our dry lands and in what amount.
Pendleton East Oregonian
gon, were 'vitally interested in
getting started and then coop
erating to see that nothing
stopped construction.
It so happened that the Mor
riion Knudsen Co.. of Boise se
cured a major portion of the
contract. They soon discovered
they had made a mistake in
reading the specifications and
Mhrew up the contract and for
feited their performance bond
check. Here is where Mr. Bal
dock came in. He telephoned
' me and we were given time to
double-check the matter and as
a result the contract was re
instated and the road built To
day we have a tine modern
highway connecting eastern Ore-
' gon points snd southwestern
Idaho with northern California..
Mr. Baldock could have easily
dropped the matter.
Ned Harlan
Boise, Idaho
(Krtltnr'l Nntu Thll Ir an f
S aarlvi .af gurit raltimm wrlu
uik far A. Sn(irt Smlih, The
Stataimaa'i WiRhltiibta rarrr
ipnaaat, fcr mrmbert af lha
Orr-gna mnt ralnnal Stlrii
lion- ranrrnlng thlr part In
Mr rarraily adjournal S4th
Democratic raagreaawoman,
M dlatrirt (Psrtland)
WASHINGTON The regular
author of this column, Rob Smtih,
offers the opinion that "Oregon
members of Congress have not
scrapped so among themselves in
many a year as thry did in these
past' two sessions of Congress."
For the first tune in many a
year, both parties have repre
sentation in Congress, the oppor
tunity to express both sides of
various issues. '
However, the differences with
in the Oregon delegation have
not been just partisan. The Presi
dent has been lined up on the
tame side n Oregon Democrats
s good many times in opposition
to Oregon Republicans.
Take the Federal Aid f o r
SVhnnl rnmttrtlf tinn hill This
' past' year,- the-VMraVei-finally- 1 -iVJiat. is wrong'with this
accepted the principle of the De- fence? 'What kind ,0f'
mocratie program and announced
his firm support for any bill that
"would build schools." Yet on the
crucial vote, a motion to recom
mit, the three Republicans voted
to send the bill back to commit
tee. I firmly believe that vote
was a big step toward the even
tual defeat of the bill. .
Civil Rlihlt
Or take the Civil Rights bill, to
give the right to vote and o'her
elemental rights to those now
denied them in the South and
elsewhere. When the President
endorsed the bill, we hoped for
solid Republican support. Yet
when the test came, at least one
Oregon Congressman voted with
Jhe opponents of Civil Rights -on
(Continued from page 1)
Better English
s sen
would do like he does?"
2. What is the correct pronun
ciation o( "oust"?
3. Which one of these words is
misspelled? Wizard, lizard, gu
ard, sizable. ,
. What does the word "impos
ing" adjective i mean?
5. What is a word beginning
with ma that means "a proverb
ial saying"?
1. Omit "a." and say, "would
do AS he does." 2. Pronounce as
"owst," and not " oost.'LXGiz
sard. 4. impressive; command
ing. "It was an ample and im
posing structure." 5. Maxim.
t'nited States and one sees how
far British prestige and power
in the Middle East have deterio
rated in the postwar years.
As for France its position in
the Arab world has virtually col
lapsed. During the second world
war it was ousted from Syria
and Ibanon, and in recent years
it ha been forced to grant self
rule to Tunisia and Morocco and
promise reforms for Algeria. The
Arab world has sided with the
rebellious North Africans, with
Cairo a center for their intrigue.
So France sees itself being
closed put of its once important
position among Arab countries,
also in the seizure of the Suez
canal the French face possible
loss of capital values in their
shares of the canal company.
This explains why. France lined
up so completely and so promptly
with Rritain in protest against the
Nasser seizure.
an acceptable guarantee that the
canal will operate without inter
ference. This tactic worked with
Iran and surely will be employed
This is speculative to be sure;
but it accords with the trend of
the times. Employing military
power is attended with grave
risks these days especially whee
it provides no permanent solu
tion ot a jjnrn pronirui. i iiuriiva
again may provide the payoff.
(on a voice vote, with no record
kept); and on a motion to recom
mit, two Oregon Republicans
Coon and Ellsworth I voted to
kill the Civil Rights bill. No ex
planation of our disagreement
seems to me necessary, except
the merits of the issue.
Algeria RcTjcI
By French
ALGIERS. Algeria UP While
war- went on afield, the French
Even though it was supported guillotined an Algerian nationalist
by the State Library Association- in a prison courtyard Thursday
and the Governor, one of Ore- for killing a French policeman in
gon's Republican Congressmen the rebel fight for independence
i Sam Coon i opposed by Rural Li- from France,
brary Services bill. The ironic Even before Mohammed Ben
fact is that in Oregon his consti- Mohammed Tiffroulne went to his
tuents will be the chief benefici- death, fellow rebels slew 19
aries of this law. which will pro- French soldiers and apparently
vide grants in aid to the states to captured about a dozen more in
improve library service in rural two new attacxs southeast of AN
areas. The ssme Republican Ore- giers.
gon Congressman opposed the in- Five nationalists in all have
crease in the Minimum Wage to now been executed legally since
' $1 an hour. This meant some he rebellion started almost two
How is this business going to
come out? .- .
First, I do not think there will
be any general war. Russia is
not going to go to war to support
Egypt in its violation of treaties
, and m agreements, even though
Moscow calls the rtire "
Second, it is doubtful if Britain
and France will resort to force
to regain control of the canal,
though many of their leaders
favor such action as do many
in other countries. !
Third, the probable course of
action will "be one of negotiation.
The international conference will j
be held, but such powerful coun
tries attending as India and Rus
sia will counsel against use of
force, and the t'nited States will
continue to .wet-down British
powder, f After all the I'SA has;
a big stake in those Middle East j
oil. fields. I'ltimatcly the pres
sures will be so great that Nas
ser i or hi successor) will have
to conclude a deal hich gives i
Routine Tunis
For Nurse
LANSING. Mich, tft.- .Niirse
Mrs. Elizabeth Berry was near
the end of her i to II P m. hospi-'
tal shift - when her husband and
5'i-mnnth-old son were wheeled
into the emergency room.
The baby. Michael, died six
hours later.-The husband. Joseph '
is in serious condition. His car
had crashed into a tree two miles
from the hospital where he' was
headed to pick up his wife.
Mrs. Berry helped tend deep
cuts suffered bv ' her husband. .
Tflt'lt srnrtort -vittt -by-1
fant son, who had suffered severe
head injuries. The child never re
gained consciousness.
ar tarvka Cl
Duly. 1410 I 11
Sunday Sarvitf Sram
I li t i. a
Britain's Position in Seizure of Suez Canal
Mado Clear by Eden; Solution Still Lacked
take over.
Russia, In her normal fashion,
Is trying to defeat that purpose.
She ran attend or not attend and
still her objectives will be clear.
Reyond that, when the allied
reach a decision on what they
HAln t . JA . wkA It ll.u nu.d
..,.. . u,.. . ... ,, ,j , . f;......r..,rm ..
force to Impose ft. Nasser. nar - - m "
; By J. M. BOBERTS .
Assarialed Frees News Analyst
J : Prime Minister Eden's inter
. 1 rational broadcast on the Sues
dispute has made Britain's posi
" tion perfectly clear, but whether
he Improved it is another matter.
Enough replies hsve been re
i eeived to insure the International
' conference nn the Canal's future
will begin Aug. IR. In the mean
, time, continued allied attacks on
! Egypt's Nasser can only serve
to aggravate the situstion.
Nasser, trying to show himself
as an aggressive leader of the
small stales of the Middle East,
' kas gotten himself into a bsd
; spot. The proper allied course is
: not to pin him there because he
hss defied a couple of big coun
; tries, but to help him get off K
; and end the crisis.
' As for Hess la's effart t
: braadea the conference hy ad
' tnlttlng non-maritime aatleas, it
' Isa't wssrth mirk attcatloa.
The eonfereare was , eriflnalty
aWra4 as a besliMMe meeting
ef aifectad aatleas te meet aa
I tnterferawra with t tineas. It is
Stat a peace cearereaee,1 ar e
palltlraj eaairmx-a te be attend
ed ar eVawa sMea with a lew
' aa-aiia4 amtrals elMiag la he
, tweea aa empires, ,
There ia only one thing oa the
, agenda to devise a means of
; Insuring continued International
! operation at the canal ta a aHu
' etiee where one man, whose
.tsord te aot touted, is trrfag to
preved II could he dene wllhaul.
The political laaaes are trans
cendent In this crisis. Rut hy try
ing ta keep It an a basinrai
haals the allies hope la avoid a
let af cnmpllrallena.
Sir Ralph Stevenson, who re-
better not count on Russian help
at that point. Nobody's going to
start a big war over the canal.
It wouldn't last long enough in a
big war to be worth it.
Indeed. Britain and France
are nurpeaely esaggerallng the
Imparlance af the canal, great
British ambassador to Egypt. h
just handed out a piece of ad
vice apropos of Eden's referencs
to Nasser as a plunderer:
"Action which would result In a
legacy of ill-will would defeat our
object; and In politics it is never
wise to leave the other side wilh
no loophole ot escape from in
lhMik M may be. The last war luntcnalile position."
Time Flies:
George Jean Nathan and Wolcott
Gibbs, of whom Mr. Johnson
seems to be a sedulous, if some
what inexpert, imitator.
The most important difference
has to do simply with the number
of reviews. A Broadway produc
tion is reviewed by at least a
doien influential drama critics in
newspapers and msgiimes. Such
a coverage allows a fair samp
ling of cultivated opinion.
But the Pentacle productions
are reviewed, so far as I know,
only by the two Salem papers;
and judging by the repetition of
idea and error in the evening re
view (I am, for Instance, erron
eously identified by Mr. Johnson
in The Ststesman as an "O S.C.
professor of literature," and the
evening paper compounds the er
ror), one might justifiably as
sume that Pentacle receives only
one review, or at best, one and
a half.
It seems to me that a reviewer
who has such power has also
commensurate responsibilities.
He should not allow waspishness
and wit to overweigh his judg
ment, and the knowledge that he
alone represents published dra
matic criticism should increase
his caution and moderation.
Again, the Broadway critic re
views professional plays, design
ed, directed and acted by pro
fessinnsls who are sble to spend
all of their time in making a
play as good as possible. A pro
fessions! knows the risks he is
taking; he braves the lashes of
the critics because the rewards
of .success can be extravagant.
As a professional he can expect
to have his professional perform
ance ridiculed, reviled, and re-'
jected; he does not expect gen
erosity or mercy, snd he re
ceives neither.
The people involved in Pen
tacle productions are amateurs
who devote whatever spare time
they can find to an occupation
which they enjoy, but which Appreciation
nevertheless imposes nn them 1
burdens that can sometimes be
come esressive. They expect
their performances to be judged.
If there were no judgment, there
would he no discrimination; snd
without discrimination there ran
he little feeling of accomplish
ment. But they neither expect nor ap
preciate criticism that Is vicious,
insulting, and excessively per
sonal. '
John Bellamy,
' 2:tu W. Clay St
Monmouth, Ore.
'Onorhip a FlopM.
To the editor: .
The Statesmsn reported that
a local grand jury mi "deeply
shocked" by the disclosures
which resulted in their indict
ment of two operators of news
stands where salacious maga
sines and pocket-size books are
sold to juvenile customers.
All worthy citizens were
equally shocked, of course, and
Mrs. Pfeifer of Silverton gets
due credit for having stirred up
the mess. But what will come
of it all? The condition will not
be corrected by pemliiing a.
couple of news stands nor berat
ing the juveniles for emulating
their parents.
Ever since John Steinbeck
started the trend with his
"Grspes of Wrath" several
years ago, our literature has
sunk deeper snd deeper into
moral murk. It is not written
by foul-minded upstirti but by
our. most eminent authors, and
is published by our greatest
"ivory-tower" publishers, who
do not quail when there are
fast dollars in sight.
Censorship is a flop, but con
"scrapping" between a Republi
can Oregon Congressman and a
Democratic Oregon Congress-
woman on the Education and La
bor Committee
Indian Bill
The Klamath Indians, who arc
scheduled for termination of Fed
eral guardianship in two years
number 2100 people whose asseti,
are valued at $80 Million, mostly
in their superb forest lands. Af
ter the Management SDeciaKits
sppointed by the ex-Secretary
had testified that the law as it
now stands would destroy this
great orest, I introduced a bill
to amend the law, a bill which
received the support of many
groups, including these Manag
ment Specialists. Yet, in spite of
a plea from the Tribe itself and
..others, not one Republican Ore
gon Congressman spoke a word
in support of this legislation.
These are some of the areas of
disagreement within the Oregon
delegation. There are other, bet
ter known reasons why we Dem
ocrats have had to oppose our
Republican Colleagues. We could
not remain silent in the face of
systematic give-away of public
resources the "timber mining'
Al Sareno scandal; the promis
cuous turning over of wildlife re
fuges to the oil companies; the
mutilation of our half-century
tradition of conservation of nat
ural resources. Should we have
years ago. The rebels have threat
ened heavy reprisals.'
(la Bushel Amounts)
LaFollette Mission Orchards
jc Golden Jubilee ir Rochester end
fr Improved Crawfords Hew Ripe end Reedy to Cen
Golden Hales, August 11 .
Co tut North River Road 1 mile past Keiier School,
turn left following Mission Bottom Road signs t Miles ta ollette's. Peaches slso available at orchard stand. look
for the word "Lat'ollette's" en the big red barn. Phone
Salem 4 3058. .
aiatnw ia aHH imnnrtint inH
rhsnges Junior into s cynicsl l"'?"1 in 'h .""Tender of
rebel when he is denied the W Canon. to Priva,e interest.
purchase of a fifteen-cent nasty
magazine while his father or
mother goes to the book-store
and pays about $3 50 for a much
more sexy snd immorsl book
by Ernest Hemingway or John
O'Hsra or others of that cult of
A. M. Church
1400 N. Summer St.,
Sslem, Ore.
from The,
Statesman Files
10 Yf an Ago
Ag. II, 1M
Actual reorganization of Ore
gon's new army got under wsy
with Officisl announcement bv
Brig. Gen. Thomas ftilra. ad
jutant general, of the official
ststinn list of the aisle's recon
structed national guard,
25 Yean Ago
Ag. H.lMi
Aa aihamsUd earrler pigeon,
bearing a message believed bv
enllre to be a distress signal,
wss being csred for In Eugene.
The pigeon landed here and en
ita leg hand wss number M. ,
40 Yfarn Ago-
Aug. It, till
From Flares and Flicker! col
unin Manager Art Uflsr
claims to have two bsnnrr bills
coming to the Oregon theater
Norman Talmadge in "Going
Straight" and Wm. Collier. Jr.,
In "The Fugle Call," besides
a snappy Keystone Comedy.
Mnl Harlan Trilr
To the editor:
The retirement nf R. H. But
dork of the highway depsrtment
will bring to mind smong peo
ple sll over the country many
interesting experiences snd
events that took place while hs
was directing roid building in
As- s chamber of commerce
manager for many years in Ore
gurt and Idaho, I hd msny con
tacts with Mr. Baldock and his
To the editor:
On behalf of the convention
administrstinn staff, I would
like to thank you for the very
fine news coverage that you
have given us on our ssaembly
here at Salem.
It gives mt a grest deal of
pleasure to be able to tell you
that our assembly was an out
standing success. To this you
contributed in no small way.
The thousands who were In
attendance left Salem with a
feeling of warmth and friend
ship for the people of this lo
cality due to the many kind
nesses extended to us. It has
been a real pleasure to hsve
been your guest.
Thanks again and be sssured
of our Chrlstlsn thoughU and
best wishes.
John A. Green .
Wstehtower Convention
1800 Mission St.
Salem, Ore.
at the sacrifice of maximum de
velopment, low cost power, maxi
mum flood control? If that is the
alternative, disagreement is in
evitable. Flood C antral
One more example. This year
we got appropriations for Hood
control in lower Columbia
drainage districts diking . im
provements authorized since 1950
but never begun. The record will
show that these projects were
added to the Appropriations bill
entirely through the efforts of
Oregon's three Democrats and
the many individuals and organi
rations in Oregon that fought for
better food control. They were
not even In the President's Bud
get and the record further shows
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the road from the Idaho Una next year.
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