LETTERS TO THE EDITORS:
Write letters of 150 or less words to
your favorite paper about any subject of
national interest. If you need more
than 150 words lo express your views,
divide the material into two or more letters. Letters must have been published
in newspaper or magazine, and clipping
sent for entry. Firsl award, $25 cash plus
75 six-month subscriptions to FF NKWS
for pei sons specified by winner; second
award, .Sill cash plus 50 si\-monih subscriptions to FF NKWS; third award. 30
six-month subscriptions to IT NKWS.
with a token award of 5 records containing 10 Dan Smoot talks, tor all other Idlers which Facts Forum publishes. Decision of judges will he made four days
prior lo closing of (he Facts Korum
I'oll each month.
SECOND HALF OF 1955 CONTEST:
The letters submitted by you fnr Ihe
monthly contest will he held in competition foi the half-year contest ending
December .'ll. 1955. A judging committee
different from ihe monthly contest eunl
nut used heretofore will he selected for
Ihis conlest. First award, $200; second.
HOOj third. $50.
An award of SKI will be given lor the
hesl slogan adopted lor use the following
month. Closing dale is four days prior lo
the closing ol' ihe Facts Forum I'oll each
month. Bach person is Invited to keep
"tie slogan only in this competition.
Kill lies may he changed al any lime.
Do you haye questions regarding subjects of national interest which you feel
would he suitable lor use in our monthly
Poll? Facts Forum offers a prize of
Slo.nil lor each question selected by our
indues for such use. Questions for the
Contest must not contain more than 72
characters, including spaces, so as nol to
exceed one line on the I'oll Card. EACH
PERSON MAY ENTER IIM.V THREE
QUESTIONS IN THE CONTEST. Ques
lions will he jiidned for llieir current
Interest, fairness and conciseness. Keep
Questions "unloaded." Questions must he
Worded so thai iliey can he answered
1 es eir No.
SUBJECT FOR PROGRAM:
Send questions lo be discussed on Ihe
FACTS FORUM programs to Facts
Forum, Dallas. Texas. Those who send
Muestions which become the subject of a
broadcast will receive a l.S. savings
Send questions for (his program to
REPORTERS' ROUNDUP, Mutual
Broadcasting System, Washington, !>. ('.
'lie hesl three questions submitted will
r*ceive Cynia dual-purpose clocks.
^eml quotalion*- \wuth reading and
'"''menibcriim. lie sure to lisl authors and
jjources. Persons sending in excerpts
'"inied in FF NKWS will receive one-
«ar subscriptions to FF NKWS. If
*"nier> are alread; subscribers, they
J?*3 in turn designate someone whom
P«\v want (o receive the award subscription, hi case of duplication of entries,
a11*' one with Ihe earliest postmark will
LETTERS to the EDITORS
1 st Award
EXPLANATIONS OF COMMUNISM
To Fortune Magazine:
\\ ilh .ill iln.- respect In lhe lain Russell \\ . Davenport, born ,,\ m\ man)
years "I reading I'm tune. I feel that liis
preoccupation wilh interpretation of the
diseased minds uf Marx emd Engels has
been a waste nf time anil intellect.
Ariiiin.s speak louder than words: the
actions nl Communists since llu- rise in
power e.l Lenin and liis jackals presenl
ei more accurate blueprint uf their aims
and mental processes than anything tin'
late Mr. Davenport or an) living "explainers" can possibly offer In explain
As fur myself, I waul no explanations
nf communism; I merely wish in oppose, fight, eunl combat everything it
//en sins Schuszler
2346 South Overlook Road
Cleveland Heights 6, Ohio
DIGNITY OF U.S.
Tn llie Dallas Times llerultl:
I listened In Bishop Sheen a lew
nights ago and heard him decrj the cull
nf fear in ibis t enmity.
About lite senile time I read that the
Daughters uf ihe American Revolution
bad denounced llie spies' nesl nn the
Easl River, miscalled the I nited Na-
It is tragic thai the responsible leaders nf llie countr) have left the dignity
of the I nited States to be proclaimed
eiuly li\ a churchman and an organiza-
tion of women. , n HasseU
738 Gibraltar Life Building
RAPS MORE SUBSIDIES
AS BRITISH WIND UP
YEAR A BILLION AHEAD
To the Houston Press:
The British governmenl has jusl
closed its liseed year with a cash balance
uf nut' billion, two hundred million
This serins tei explode the until ill
llie sorr) plight uf the brittle Bi itish
and makes I nele Sap look sappier still
fm- bis continuing subsid) nf a nation
nnw firmly on ils uw ll feet.
Our annual huge handouts nl liilliun-
fui lhe liritish ma) nnw lee slightly
harder In sell in mn taxpayers, cur-
rentl) licking llieir wounds after their
yearly boul wilh ihe Internal Revenue
However, the well-known team of Sii
Winston Churchill anil our Dulles
wilted Slate Department will prevail in
ihr .in! ets always. \n longer premier,
winsome Winnie will lee- here often tn
win soini' mure uf lhe stuff that makes
lln world L'o round while llie I .S.A.
Donald M. I unci
M NKWS, Animal, lit:,:,
8569 Ridgepoinl Dr.. Houston 21. Texas
In the Manchester I nion leader:
I In congressional pay boost fur its
members suggests that tin' \l. C.s' idea
uf omnium slill runs in familiar channels, ll could he- expressed as follows:
"The budget can't I..' balanced \ei.
This country's luei\ ily In debl:
lhe promised tax cuts have lu go,
\\ e re sin i \ thai il must be see.
Bul cheer up! This is what we've
We II raise our salaries Ten Grand."
L. McLean Johnson
222 8th St.. N.E., Washington 2. I). C.
11. ihe Sew ) ork Herald Tribune:
lhe dismissal uf Mr. Corsi ma) have
hern caused b) lack nf team work. Mr.
Corsi wanted in speed up admission uf
refugees, while lhe rest of the team wen'
cautious In avoid flooding lhe United
Slales wilh refugees lo ein extenl thai
mighl create a mure seriuiis housing
problem emd aggravate, also, lhe labor
problem, ll i- up to ihe public lo evalu-
eile. Which siele- is the' hesl feu \ luel'iea '.'
Th. side pulling fnr a speed) flooding
nf America with thousands ,,l refugees
or lhe side Ilieil i~ mine cautious with el
\ i. w nl avoiding aggravation of housing
and labor problems?
The' must ridiculous assertion that has
been made is lhal "it will cost tbe
Republican party millions nf Italian
\nies." I eiiii uf Italian extraction—admitted in citizenship in 1898 -and have
never considered mine anything but "an
American vote." lis time tu throw hy-
[ilii'tialed eili/i-nshi|» in lhe ash ean.
/ iitcenl '/.malt
21 1 Lawrence Ave.
Lawrence, I.. I.. Y V
To lhe l.oitii Leach
What, iln vmi ihink. would bene re-