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;e lye ~A~ S" a- | WTLLIAM HENRY HARRISON Investigations of scandals, grafto ........... ~uLcorrupt!on now are spread!n.g ation. Many have been lulled into _ ~ue Local level, ahnough tam a "fool's naradiue. " Flav~n't wo ar * - 1, - ~- .................. ~a,tt~u!ar local level has a fed- just experienced one of the freeest- ,,mvor. , . . . spending Christmases in history, 0 12eiIZ,t a suo: they ssk; aren't work opportunities trre ..... oo .. g into a.iiegea plentiful, wages high, hours short; ~smarities in tne Washingtonand haven't our government lead- metropolitan police force, and a era been assuring us that the state tUspected tieup between the police of the nation is good, the future ~nedrPiS~ict oaf Columbia gambling still bright in spite of clouds? - =,,uns. une oI the star wit- Well, what are the actual facts? ~esses was Major Robert J. Bar- After winning World War oIs~ rett, former D C. superintendent just six years ago at great c of Police, who was relieved of his in lives and resources, and then nuty last fall, for health reasons, losing the peace, we are now in t The District of Columbia, ofa shooting war with the Commun- Course, is controlled by Congress, ists which our military leaders say as a federal function. One of the we cannot win at the present time. Washington newspapers editorial- The stalemated, unending, half-way ly asked the subcommittee chair- war in Korea, is bleeding us of man, Senator Matthew M. Neely, our finest manhood. Korean loss- west Virginia Democrat why some i ftthe "White House crowd" were- es: 101,000 casualties; an estimated 6,000 American prisoners of war examined as witnesses, seeking brutally slaughtered. information as to Major Barrett s Hardto-take Facts background before his appointment Russia now rules a billion peo- ns police superintendent, and just ple, she has the atom bomb and now he had received the appoint, a bigger and perhaps better air ment in the first place. The name force and submarine fleet than of Major General Harry H. iVd~ughn, military aide to the Pres- have we. A powerful Communist Fifth Column in America has been uent, was mentioned specifically permitted to steal our military se- in this connection. . crets and is ready to sabotage our The Townsend National Weekly factories and transportation sys- recently pubhshed a hstmgyO~ea~; Our government is taking ap- erage old age assistance pa m n tems when Stalin gives the word. by states. This listing snowed Wy- proximately 30 percent ($1 outt of oming not only well above the na- every $3) of the national income tional average, but also among the top 10 states in the nation in the in taxes; citizens are working one- average amount paid under 1t third of their time, on the average, federal Program.. Citing Socia h~ to pay taxes. The national debt eurity Administration figureSer is $260 billion--about $7,000 on newspaper gave Wyoming av ~hee every family in the nation. Inflation ~s crippling the pur- Payments as $55.81. The national chasing power of the dollar; in fact average was shown as $43.67. the dollar is worth less today than at any time the Constitution was l adopted 162 years ako. Inflation is undermining thrift, endanger- ing our whole economic life. And government policies are feeding inflation, not heading it off. I I OUR GRAVEST DANGERS ~f/~,~. As we enter a new year grave l~oblems .and dangers confront L/L J" # f,~/ff/ our nation. The gravest danger ~~ of all, however, lies in the fact that so many Americans do not reeog- OLD nize nor understand the true situ- The "Gimme" Disease ] dalous Years in Washington." Con- I -.-r}~.~5or~ Nearly 25,000,000 people are I gressional committees have heard~ t~on~i~ued fr"m ~irst Pa"ex now regularly getting checks from ] testimony that Federal taxes in [ ~ ............... " ...... 6,~, the government. More and more lmany sections have been "fixed"] ........ people are getting the "gimme" l for political favorites and for [ltion as is pain oy uoioraao rest- disease. The virtue of self-re- Ibribes Gangsters and racketeers [dents. The present tuitionis $655. liance, which built America, is[have gained political respectability~ It costs the state of t~olorauo becoming a casualty of the times. I through party contributions. Cur- ] $2655 per student per year _to pro- It now requires 2,500,000 civil-}ruption, dishonesty and dishonorS,vide the medical training:.Wyom- inn workers to staff the Federal lhave made a winding dirty trail[mg assumes the $2000 difference bureaucracy. The salaries alone I through the government Political [Ir me stuoems semctea, amount to $8 billion a year--near- [ parasites, plying their trade in ~ In return, the. students promme ly two times the total federal tax- {Washington with the assistance of ~to pracuce meamme .m wyoming es collected in any year before ] high officials, have become rich. Ifr at least the numoer oz years 1940. I Few have been brought to the bar [that they nave recewea grants-m- " Y " ~ Yes, the problems and dangers ]~ the nation in 195I indicate that ~confronting our nation are grave. ]CARD OF THANKS our schools and colleges are turn-]And the gravest of all is public] We wish to express our thanks ing out a generation of young men [ apathy. If I were permitted three [to all our friends for their many and women who, while qualified ~wishes for the New Year they [kindnesses during the illness and along special lines, are not well ~would be: (1) for a rebirth of ]death of our loved one. We espec- educated, are not aware of the [spiritual values, a rededication to]ially wish to thank Dr. Sherrill, comparative advantages of the IChristian principles, a truly righ- [Mrs. Rogers, the hospital staff and American economic system, do ]eous uprising agfiinst corruption; ]the blood donors. not understand how it works, and ] (2) the cutting in half of theI, The family of Florence Geis are therefore easy marks for the lhuge flow of tax money into] ~ " propagandists seeking to change ] Washington. Like sugar, a big lump ] our way of life into a government [ of money draws flies --- green I CARD OF THANKS operated welfare state. Nationwide lilies off the refuse duml~L-and [ We would like to extend our polls show the adult public to be ]the germs they carry pollute and [sincere thanks to the many friends, woefully uninformed on economic { contaminate the n~tion. The pow~ [ and neighbc's wh,, wer~ facts. ]er to tax has become a destructive ] and :houghtf tl to ~ts dur Moral Decline I force. We must control it and~ tra~ c time ~f losi:ig oul Morality in public life has ~ drive off the green flies. The third ] son and br~ ther, ~imm2 plunged to the lowest level in [wish is (3) for the outlawing of[ our history. LOOK magazine,, pub-[ the . great conspiracy against" A-~ Mr. md Mrs R. A, Bus] lished an article entitled Scan-]merma ~ the Communist Party. ] Cpl. Richard Dean Bush relatives and neighbors who were so kind and thoughtful to us dur- control it and ing this tragic time of losing our flies. ? e aird precious son and brother, Jimmy te outh ~ir ; of Dow. acy ag m A- Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Bush ]munis~ P," ty. 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