country, ii mighl be well if we didn't
forgel the Following words spoken by
Lenin in 1922:
V'/>/l "Firsl we will take eastern Europe,
then the masses "I \sia. then we will
encircle llu- United Siettcs. which will be
the lasl bastion "f capitalism. We will
not have lo attack; ii will feill like' overripe fruit in our hands. We musl secure
the jrooel will eef teachers einel professors
in schools and universities, of liberal
ministers of religion, eunl uf the pacifists
eunl reformers of llu- world in order I"
create ei mental barrage in tin- minds
■if capitalistic youth, which shall forever bar them from participating in a
carnal conflict with the Communisl
Kathryn Ellis Nowak
15 Si. Paul's Road So.
Hempstead, N. Y.
EDUCATION GOING DOWN HILL
In the Chemical & Engineering News:
I hi' -lliil'lellle' eef scientists today ineiv
be attributed lo ei variety of causes. One
significant basic cause is lln- trend for
over 25 years for the educational system
!'> forsake fundamentally essential subjects by displacing them with "life adjustment" theories.
Participation in science courses in the
nation's secondary se-hools sagged from
'}} lei 50',. mathematics from .'Id to
*5%, algebra from 56 iee27',. geometry
from 27 lo ]:,',. languages from 73
1 bene seen the present deplorable
condition develop in our schools over
'lie pet>t 30 years. The three l!'s have
'"'en Forsaken in schools for various
'rills einel furbelows.
The American Chemical Society along
U|lh other professional organizations
'"'-'111 ilo well to lake heel eif s,„|, ;,
!r,,n.l. eiml lend its efforl I" constructive
"uproM-mcnt. Our future ueilioneil wel-
■'re may we'll hinge on how we'll we are
Prepared scientific-all) I" meel future
./. S. Hicks
P. 0. Box 515. Iluntsville. Texas
Jh Award (Tie)
WHAT CRIME AT YALTA?
1,1 lhe Omaha World Herald:
.. " li.tl ei field day vou heul over the
;|liei papers! Vs any one would expeel
'Pto this writing neither you nor any of
"Ofr friends have told whal weis so let-
'■'le eilioui the papers now thai they are
Public property. Where is the crime and
*n«l was it? '
Would Stalin have given up Poland.
J''lv'al oul of China, or the Kurile
,8|ands if Roosevell and Churchill had
"*ed him to do so?
in the fetcl
jppeil vmi and
""'<li<-\eil ideas four straight times.
.um''1" Eric C. De Lion. M.I).
,to ou' 242 p. Q,a(jron \,
"' u nun to no so:
. Mosl of your Irouble lies
"*' Roosevelt whipped you
7th Award (Tie)
To the Los Angeles Times:
Thc decision to make the Yalta papers
public was correct. The publir is entitled
in know the facts concerning the conduct
of the nation's foreign affeiirs and the
Whal happened at Yalta wets directly
responsible for the Far Eastern crisis
today. Concessions were given to the
Russians which paved the way for the
Communists to take over China.
The Korean weir, the weir in Indochina eunl the- crisis in Formosa resulted
directl) from the fall of China.
ll is vitally importanl thai tin- American people remember eunl understand
the tragedy of Yalta eunl the results of
our previous conferences with the Communists. These records must be thor-
oughly examined ami publicized so thai
we .lei nol meikc llu- same mistakes in the
Patrick .1. Hillings
Member of Congress, 25th District
("eil i font ia
House of Representatives
Washington, D. C.
To the Berkshire Evening Eagle:
If there lives ;i more debased human
being than ei Communist, il musl be the
•.merican tool who wilfully ami wittingly writes, publishes, and/or pro-
inote-s the slimy sludge of a known Communist, Most knowledgeable people
agree that we eire actively engaged in a
phase of World War III. Deliberate, active assistance to the Communisl cause
is not onlv unpatriotic, it is suicide.
Parents can I"- rightly concerned
when our youngsters of reading age are
exposed to irresponsible huckstering 'if
overt attacks mi religion, morals, eunl
government. "Progressive" education
mav be the principal eetiise of juvenile
delinquency, bul vying for firsl place- is
ei cynical, unmoral, un-American, "liberal" press.
Edgar /.. 11 oil, s
'16 Marcella Avenue
LOYAL AMERICANS SHOULD
BE AROUSED TO TIDE OF
SOCIALISM AND STATISM
To the Indianapolis Star:
Every government-sponsored Utopian
measure involves a proportionate loss of
liberty. Menu people apparently don'l
realize lhat lie who receives musl also
give. \n.l thai one day the1 loll will exceed the benefit.
Every governmenl t;ift has ei string
attached ... to your wallet. Nexl il letves
'"Acts forum news, June, tu
vuitr self-respect. Nol much at a time'
perhaps, but as it becomes increasingly
easy il takes increasing amounts.
Let's not. lie so naive that we believe
we can lose a little liberty withoul suf-
fering a tremendous loe-s. A little always
means a little more. And a little more
soon becomes a lot.
Whal happens next? Whal happens
when the people awaken some fine
morning onlv to discover thai thev have
nothing liner.■ !,, give? You guessed il.'
Sleitism. socialism, communism, whatever you wish to call il. has arrived—ils
arrival being preceded of course bv only
one other event—its invitation.
Leroy M. Pelkin
916 N. Meridian
IN HOT RODS
lo the I.os Ingclcs Times:
\n objective comparison of Ihe past
Ml M-etrs with (iileleein's "Decline eiml
Fall ' discloses ei tle'eullv parallel in the
courses of the United Sieile> eiml Rome
eluw n the' road to ruin.
The only difference is one e.f time': il
loeik Komi' several centuries, whereas we
lu'.l fair to make it in less than one. Rut
then they heul lei do ii in chariots, while
wc re doing it in hot rods.
lid N. Vein Ness Avenue
llollvueeelel 38, Calif.
AGAINST FEDERAL AID
TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS
To lhe Dallas Times Herald:
Federal aid to education removes
from the community, tin- basic unit of
American life, tin- righl to meet their
own problems in their own way. Federal
encroachment upon local rights destroys
the fundamental principles of American
The federal Constitution dues not il<b--
gate power for the federal governmenl lo
control nr aid education, but provides
that powers mil delegated tei the Federal
governmenl ene reserved to the people,
or lo the spiles, which implies lo in-
There are those who sce-k lo destroy
nol only the Constitution but every
vestige of human rights in \merica.
Both Republican eunl Democratic parties
arc guilty of ibis charge. Both parties,
as liberal social planning or communistic thinking exponents, embrace total
Federal aid to education. Russia ami
China have "federal" aid lo education.
Do Mm want il in Mnerica? Federal aid
to education is a uieini wedge lu destroy
human rights in America.
Charles /.. Hatcher. D.D.S.
3618 Fairmount, Dallas. Texas