Members of the giveaway party in
Congress (composed of Republicans and
Democrats) wholly fail to take heed of
'lie ancient Persian proverb: "I never
gave a friend a bow who did not in thc
wd use me for a target."
Charles H. Forward
1220 San Diego Trust &
San Diego ], California
ASKS CONGRESS' SUPPORT OF
T» Ihe Philadelphia Evening Bulletin:
President Eisenhower's $4.5 billion security program is a liberal and equitable
•olution lo halt Russia's economic drive
"' win over the Middle East, Asia, and
^uica. Although il will receive much
■^position on Capitol Hill, where it has
",<-ii termed .staggering and fantastic, it
""'I'ts t|l(- realities of the world .situation.
If we are to halt Russia's drive tow aids
u"i'ld domination, we must render every
Possible economic, military, and techni
'" assistance. Onlv by such assistance
'■'■"< we bring underprivileged nations tn
'"' realization that freedom and the right
" self-government arc God-given privi-
1 "'v This country, with its great wealth
'""I resources, has the obligation to share
,"'si' resources with less fortunate na-
"'"s. Our mutual security program has
(''l>'il greater returns than we thought
f",ssililc. VVe are enjoying a great era of
•"■osperitv by reasi I' that aid.
"ui nun security demands that Con-
Mess give thi' president's program its
Miss Marie G. Morrison
1605 West Allegheny Ave.
Philadelphia 32, I'tima.
COMPARES U. S. AND CYPRUS
0 the Birmingham Post-Herald:
,'n reference to your editorial on
(r.^lieii a handful of people in the 13
j.''"ni.il colonies of these glorious United
n*es "I America decided to war with
t|'u'ut Britain for their independence.
".'>' did not slop to think who would
fr. ('t us not condemn our Creek
i '"Is for something we ourselves
Sht for at any cost — our freedom.
Xamiii 11 mi whs
5400 8th Ave., South
STEERING WHEEL SENSE
"'c Nashville Banner:
Co, i . "' steering wheel of .in automobile
tt.'''think, its thoughts might run like
r^.'j Im just a steering wheel. I was
can '01 P'easure ;llK' usefulness. You
"take me take the children to school;
t;ui turn me down the mad to town;
you can make me rush the sick to the hospital; you can make me go places fast.
Yet from carelessness, before a clock can
strike, I can cause great disaster.
"I can twist a smile into tears. I can
wreck and cripple and destroy. I can deal
out death like the plague, and I'm no respecter of persons. I'm sensitive. 1 respond to the hands. Give me careful
hands and I'm vour friend. Give me reckless hands and I'm your enemy.
"I was made to move for pleasure and
to be useful. Keep me this way. Your
hands can guide me. It's up to you. I'm
just a steering wheel. You are the boss."
Mrs. J. H. Cruse
COMMANDMENTS FOR .JUVENILES
To the Dallas News:
Under date line Boston, Massachusetts, the following appeared in the At-
The Boston School committee has
adopted what it calls commandments for
pupils in grades 7 through 12. The com-
mittee directed that the "Commandments" be read bi-weekly to all pupils
of those grades and a copy be posted in
The so-called commandments:
1. Don't let your parents down; they've
brought you up. 2. Stop and think before
miii drink. 3. lie smart, obey. You'll give
orders yourself some day. 4. Ditch dirty
thoughts fast or they'll ditch you.
5. Show-off driving is juvenile; don't act
your age. 6. kick ihe right friends to be
picked for a male. 7. Choose a date fit
for a mate. 8. Don't go steady unless
you're reach-. 9. Love God and neighbor.
10. Live carefully. The soul you save may
be your own.
Hull S. Vining
4815 Ross Avenue
To the Christian Science Monitor:
In your recent editorial. "To Tailor
Farm Aid," specific instances of farm aid
arc cited, ranging from $180,000 In
$1,292,000, on which is predicated the
question, "Is it necessary to subsidize
(national surpluses at $2 per bushel) big
(mechanized) farmers (some of whom
produce wheal at .$1 per bushel) heavily,
to help little ones slightly?"
The editorial answer implies it is not
Does not this problem arise from the
propensity ot careerist politicians to
tinker with the nation's economy?
On Ihe plausible pretext cl wet-nursing
"infant industries," the so-called protective tariff fathered monopolistic combinations of tariff beneficiaries.
Informed farmers know subsidies violate hoth morals and sound economics,
but so long as America officially main
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