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:#•'\•' • .')• &? PAGE SIX THE ENTERPRISE sp ' AI -^ M Y . «. P Ay,At>0O8T1B,19! 1958 NO NEED FG»I>JdSJe We hs\fe,hfi^rd .n^Rch of the .alleged plight of the nation's schools, aj5Qfibe,d.to t grossly,, jri^equate pay for teacher's, inadequate building of physical facilities, aorjg other suph neglects. The commonly proposed so- lution js Federal support of education. Now, .^however,, the. Institute af Social Sdeuce Research has issued an exhaustive study which reaches very diff-ej-eat conclusions. It is signed'by Roger Freeman, an acknowledged authority in this field who, , among other things, was consultant on school finance to the White House Conference on Education. A SHORT STORY ABOUT PROTECTION *T jfjere ane some of the points Mr. Freeman makes and substantiates : In terms .of cost, education is the largest public serviae in the country next to national defense. Between 1$2&-3S and 1955-56, personal con- DU yic'contributed\ millions to the \March of Dimes to find a PfegvenS^ sumption expenditures doubled whereas public school expenditures iri- £L ^j 0 r, ara jy y sis The Salk vaccine, developed on a March p? DiftipS Out of Africa comes a story about a cattle rancher who was piafe^. by lions. They raided his corral, broke down his fences and m§m$& with his prize bullocks and heifers. , : } -; '• • v The rancher got himself the most powerful gun he could i'b'yy.', kept it loaded at his bedside. But now, for one reason or an^th^' lions attacked. ' \ v •.'•\.-' After a time, the rancher put his rifle on the shelf. Then lie to,**\' the cartridges out, and when the rainy season came the bore rusted,^ One quiet summer night the lions came prowling again at bis.£^i He rushed for his gun but couldn't find the bullets, and when he MaSt rifle was so rusty it wouldn't fire. The rancher suffered fearfuj M^f This story parallels the history of the $alk vaccine. The An^erM** pled. In 1956, we spent $103.94 per capita on education as against VS4.J7 in Russia. In late years, the number of certified teachers has , increased materially more on a percentage basis, tlian the number of j pupils. In those years, in addition, college masors in education have ! increased by S3 percent where majors in ottier fields decreased by 28 percent. The classroom shortage has been- greatly exaggerated and is rapidly decreasing. j Finally, in 1957 teachers' pay, on the average, was 34 percent above the 1929 level; earnings of all workers were S3 percent abow. The study certainly does not claim that everything is perfect in edu- I cation. But it certainly does show that our educational problems have I been magnified out of all reason. There's no need to press any panic j buttons. I ?s for polio paral grant, was the long-sought-for answer. _ But now that we have this weapon, we allpw it to spoil Oft w ^ house shelves. Three out of seven polio-susceptible persons haVe fgjfe,, to get their shots. So alarmed are polio authorities like the INatioinal Foundation for Infantile Paralysis that they warn against hew £$}£ epidemics this summer. . T;\ Nobody else's vaccination — not even your children's will protect YOU. Each person has to get his own. Don't take a chance — *j£j your polio shots. Sunday Nickel By Patricia McCune ««• YKAB-OLD Peter Stewart T*Sd the nickel angrily 1 ^Godfather's boney, out- JS*S \and and bolted from k w'»* ck hel \ e '\ Grandfather flttWTt roared. \* \You can thank CRISIS, CRISIS, CRISIS!! This is a time of crisis,\ says Norris O. Johnson, vice president of ^.... xr.^.-.-.i ^:... T-,—i. „F TVT—, v—b- »i n f ac ^ we h ave crises ,' the First National City Bank of* New York. all over the place ...\ Sine? 1S77. when the Herald \The medicine most often prescribed for crises is Federal spending Tribune Fresh Air Fond originated. • and Federal taxing. Yet crises, more often than not, have 'origins m more than SOO.000 children from Federal spending and taxing which have corroded the value of the dollar cramped and homes in New York have been given ; , country \3cations . Contributions came from all over the United. Sraies and manv foreign countries. \The spare tire around your waist is the most expen- sive one you can bay.'\ children ... _ _ . ^ poorly ventilated the usefulness of productive work, and the responsibility of the individual - - ' - ' anc j the local government unit. The present generation has had nothing but crises since it was born. The word loses force and gains meaning as a confession of mistakes in public policy ... I \We have inherited a strong and dynamic nation but we are bind- I ing the giant with rope while expressing surprise at his inability to im- i Electronic simulators already j P' w e u P on P^ 1 achievements ... 'available m&hle the armv to train \I can see no prescription more potent for rallying business aetiv- ' its missile cr^ws more quicklv ef- ' >*>' Md employment opportunities than well considered action on taxes. 'Scienrty and'economically than if.' \We need a structu^re of (tax) rates that mvites an optimistic view ' rhev trained on actual\ missile-* ' o f tangible benefits to be derived from effort and enterprise. Setting a fTjo«'t want the Sunday Xflif\ P eter T I » uttered ' retWrn \ .want a twenty- Ave cent allow- an« e every ^\•^Bicky Evans and George Salisbury get.\ \Why Peter,\ Aunt Meg scolded , , ri \ ri v \that's no way to telle\ ^had a Sunday Nickel, your mther had a Sunday Nickel, and S% & et a sunday NickeV ' Slather barked. \It's a fam- ily tradition.\ \But I don't want it,\ Peter alone. \We Have the Best Deals, the Best Guarantees And the Cleanest Cars in Albany\ '56 Ford $1495 Custom ranch wagon,. S-cyl. R. S Fordomatic. Blue. '56 FordV-8 $1695 Fordomatic. Country sedan, H. Blue. R. * '55 Ford $1345 Country sedan, «-cyl, standard Blut '56 FordV-8 $1745 Country steering. sedan. Fordcmaiic. R. t H. Creen. '55 Ford . Ranch wagon, $1945 «-eyl„ standard. '53 Chev. Only $695 i-door wagon, iharp. R. A H. Powcrglide. SPECIAL! 1956 Ford kr' : - : Convertible '1505 Radio, Heater, Fordomatic, Power Steering. Albany's Oldest and Largest Ford Dealer A.2P.E 452. On Preinises — Rain or Shine attractive building with great potentials that |another dining room 26x42« <canle dMe and «S5£ mom, 10-bedrpoms, bath, sdS&X^fflST mmit> generally rentMf^Siv ^ P M4pp i ayear, ' ^purposes at lOi^oe to build rlf^X-\ ^ nd wl i at a s^are danbehall or auction SS Ifld^itl^uldmake). Wh««S^lS >fll:»^ ain f e a^<^%gera^tbing to eafl Ifhe husband tended bar. ^^^^^j^x^ari^BaBsmA NOW IN If:' EFFECT :>e.ii^5 FOR .P^mj%U a. m. ^•fij^itf gale, balance ;;George E. Tcnmiey Walter J. Sell Bfo^eiir W Auctioneer N. V. :**} \•fU\ ,Mtt I up a schedule of reductions, for a period of years ahead, is the surest and cheapest way of accomplishing this objective. \We need to have the imagination to see that more income would be exposed to taxation on a schedule that allows people to move ahead in life ...\ UNIQUE IN HISTORY How many people own shares of stock in American corporations? No one now knows the answer for sure. But this deficiency will be remedied next spring. At that time, the results of a comprehensive census of shareowners will be available. It is being conducted by the New York Stock Exchange, and is de- scribed as the most extensive research project ever undertaken by that long-established institution. Thousands of man and electronic machine hours will be devoted to gathering and analyzing facts. The composi- tion and geographic spread of the stockholding will be made known. So will such facts as the age, occupation, income level and education of the people who own American business. A stockholder census was first made in 1952, and at that time slight- ly less than 6,500,000 people owned shares. A second survey was made in 1956, and showed a 33 percent jump to 8,600,000. The current sur- vey is using highly refined research techniques that provide far greater accuracy than is possible through more conventional methods. One thing is sure — the stockholder population amounts to a very substantia] and growing proportion of the total population. As Keitfa: Funston, president of the Exchange, has said: \This development of'. ; j| People's Capitalism is unique in history. Never before has a majors economic power extended the concept of ownership — so successfully oij'1 so voluntarily — to so broad a base.\ \' % • -**$! WHO PAYS YOUR BILLS? If you go into store and buy a bag of groceries, a suit of clothes, •$. household appliance, or anything else, you expect to pay for it yourself, You don't expect other people, who may never patronize the store' or buy the same brands of goods, to pay part of the bill for yoij, same thing is trug {yphgp. you purchase services, dare call my tight-wad,\ he \Everybody gets an al- lowance.\ •Couldn't you call your Sunday ajgkel an aJlowance?\ Aunt Meg Kggested. *lfa I want twenty-five cents every Saturday morning.\ p^ter found Ricky and George (jibe vacant lot where they were ifotking on their tree house. • 'Sow'm I going to get a n al- lowance?\ Peter asked, thinking $boisterous, bossy Grandfather .(Stewart. ,JTreckled-faced Ricky shrugged, >itow should I know?\ ..';'fMaybe your grandfather's like 0 little sister,\ George said. The Must tell her the opposite and she #'.r\' • ^^ii....... ... •...._...,*.. .- ,-.. . .,. .•••„.;, ..«•.- - ^.< .„../• jibes--what we..-want, 1 . . atnerciali[enterprises run' by A the government. These' enfeipnSei^8a^z|^^W : w^«w^i»^-:,niTn^^psBy: They* commonly operate at a loss ^^P|^d;,^'but,:tt wotdcWt work if I svernment revenues, which simnlv ri&ffi! ©Eettoded I didn't want an allow- if ever pay their own way. is made up out of general government revenues, which simply imp that they are subsidized to some degree by all the taxpayers. 'Jf A long list of examples could be cited. A typical one is jjajjsi post. It is not a basic postoffice function. It does not advah'ee'fffi| cause of public information and enlightenment, as do other postoffia functions. It is purely a commercial undertaking. It eompetesB- rectly with private, taxpaying parcel carriers 'on a national, regraSl and local scale. And as the Hoover Commission and other authoritafe bodies have pointed out — it operates at a deficit. . . t This simply means that you pay part of the bills for those whoiisf parcel post service. With the prospect of staggering federal deficits, and increased spending, it's pretty hard to find any sound argumefit against increasing parcel post rates to the point where revenues balance the costs, both direct and indirect. COMING OR GOING? The following brief editorial is from the Wall Street Journal: \We were scanning the papers the other day, duly noting the crises that abound, and mulling the words of famous people who keep getting themselves and their countrymen in hot water, when we came across the news that this month marks the 100th anniversary of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. \Further reading of the day's events led us to wish Mr. Darwin was still around so we could ask him just one question: Are we coming or going?\ REDUCE AT HOME MONTY MaeLBVY's-i^^^^l /yaalon-at-home L.~. Thar* fe * ; a*jt»t»»t? for • good figw*... •» thorn k «• ***Ht<Ao W •xporfotvca •* tohnng your figure problems. < t*i* 1 i*!SSfXS^\f M *^ ln t Pfogrom combino* off****** iw of th* fab»loW HOURAf^JHomo Table, a reclocod caloric pta* antf fho ton-kiT u *?&?\J\\? 1 .. : P9URAMA coniultant.. .t» tb« rowH of «J yoari tl MattEVY txpananco m Iho slenderizing industry. ^&™JW'faf#> *!&'<*• your pottmw cwd doftgtrt In that rttgxta] Holing of gmaral-wetMieJng. FOR FRKE COLOR BOOKLET Phone 89-1352 i**-pr^|tt|ib^jM»-i»ji*iri mmwftwum nmrnu * »•*•• ana MuKrtiH A<Na. * Mottota tot** Jtnttk kr * »¥>-A»af Faotw* 0 tltt-riM CwHttwttwi- NO DOWN PAYMENT M rMUKAMA fMON^T-HOME 10 J^-evator Street, Albany I ** 4 L- *^? ' fajW * WE • Color Booklrt •' j o^ *•• MovlEVY FIGURAMA Sl«id*rliln« I E. Plan.' I \WIRW fl • • O-^-JJ-g ..I !int(4 :, 4i©w. Not after all Tve said.\ 'j- SivWday night, Peter watched TV J6r three hptirs. Usually, he was .&Jy allowed to see two programs, •Jiljt -ppandfather didn't say any- thing. He didn't even seem to •notice. .fjMimday evening, Peter did his hdinework alone, and that was strange, too. Grandfather didn't eygn offer to help! ('jfcnd; that was the way it was all week. Grandfather didn't have much to say and, when he spoke, •Jt was in a quiet vpice not at all jiKe lis usual roar. •?<*Gosh, ; Aunt Meg,\ Peter said tfnaily. \Is Grandfather sick ? JHe's so quiet. Fd rather have him • 3§Bing at me.\ ':•'. f^hy don't you ask him to play ji-hThat's just what I'm trying to 4&yoVL,\ Peter choked. \He won't ^fynth me any more. I've tried feget Mm to all week. He just ™jp!t do it.\ Peter swiped at his Jylli afraid he might cry. \And I &0$9to e of m ^ homework wrong, Mai-lBg never let me do that be- Wfo & e «^ wa y s made me do my '\ ' Wer if there was anything '. on it. Something's hap- '. to Grandfather. Tell me Jgp?ft la, Aunt Meg.\ S;fifcan't tell you,\ Aunt Meg I^Bttt'' Saturday morning Peter iiijew. \. 'SSyVliiJe ii e wa s eating breakfast, 'M^idfather stood watching be- ^; the kitchen table, P^ter Homtted, >ut there was a disturb- J^^riousness about Gtttndfather. 'I^'gere's your allowance,\ Grand- ^^^^said, walking away. . 'Wmji qiiarter spun against a. •&& •.srijfli'a clink. *^Pitir £6ulcut't finish his break- ; i'«t : Thai darn quarter! He sat £!&&£ at ^ witt 10 \* Jiiov^?- He Wkm coin- itighay in his hand r mmoi the day and that night '''^:mh:$ Jindeif nisfpiUow. rmo^'-'S*^^ 0 * h ° took ' th * |S^It<) tH« bedroom where g^SaSff.''*\. dressing' for $%$&&# -ft»V* W Sunday «•£&!» -ffeter said, putting the mM&ta>M tbe dresser and, in iJ^P&irfe-;Wi-kaew he wasn't pre- »^l that*/* a Stewart talk- or ttate list fay Features Of Annua! State Fair ••vg'TtJl 813-• ' '\Jl Several organiaations, inoHlding county fairs, are pomluoling con- tests for se^otion of Region^] Queens to compete in Slate'Fair finals, set fca- Hotel Syracuse, Sywr cuse, Aug. 80, Numerous, gifts are planhed foi- the Slate F«ir Queen, to \reign\ during the nine days of the fair, starting Aug. 29. Among these awards is a yacaUwi trip for two with «11 expanses |tvUd. Other gifts include otottiiitg, lug- gage / aad other well-utwbmi «.',,( much-in^demand items. The Youth Butlttiug t\\ (Iw at«|a Fair is being morttM'fiiaeil in w<\av to give gi^vtei- iHBentivti tu (ho Future Farmers of Antei'Uw tmd la ci-eate mare wlrtwaiwvwl (nihiio In- terest In youth «cll\*ilie« liniludlug 4-H clubs. The statu its sneuilnw $250,000 for construction or « I WOK story steel framed annex mi<1 Ihe modernization of present i|iuiHei'a. The modernization includes addi- tion of an exhibit hall, construc- tion of fire escapes and installa- tion of heating units. . The six New York state high school students winning top honors at Vassal- College with exhibits of their work last June will display their science projects at the Stale Fair Aug. 29 t»ix>Ugh Sept. 6. At this time, State Fair officials will pay special recognition to the teachers who guided these success- ful science students in their stud- ies, encouraging the young folk in time - consuming research. Prof Robert L. Love of Alfred Univer- sity, chairman of the State Science Congress, and William H. Webber manager of the fair's industrial ex- position, are co-operating with State Fair Director William F. Baker in this special attraction. There will be ten divisions, with contestants flying colors of several eastern and mid-western states and leading cities of Canada, in the horse show at the State Fair, open- ing Thursday, Aug. 28, one day beiore the fair's formal opening and will continue morning, after- noon and night through Labor Day, Sept. 1. Cash prizes for the entries total $25,000 with an as- sortmant of fine and attractive trophies. Several prize-winning performers in the noted D*>von Pa., County Fair and Horse Show are expected to compete. Daniel H. Conway of Oswego directs the horse show. Men of state-wide prominence and those known beyond their fields of endeavor head the various departments of the 1958 exposition. Prof. Richard P. March of Cor- nell University directs the dairy produots department; James .Wood of Ludlowville is in charge of farm machinery, and Joseph Brable, Albany, youth department Among high school bands to par- ticipate in the state-wide band con- tests at the fair Aug. 29 is the Windham - Ashland - Jewett band. Prizes for the' musicians, total $900. with an array of handsome tro- phies. There will be special awards'.* for; the .'best, druth- Soajbr VanA lija- : -•jprett&.:.: ;' ; TKe^a^a§.y3i^^|afp^'arl on the Opening\'day.'ofthi ; fai£\'-slfc' aside to \Honor Our Teachers,. Our Youth and Our Schools,'* in accordance with a proclamation by. Governor Averell Harriman, The army has the problem of improving its ability to overcome obstacles, both natural and man-; made. A rapid means of BetSSSPp and disposing ol mines, ror ex- ample, would as surely increase battlefield mobility as would a de- vice for the more speedy bridging of a river. ., , , '50 Impartol $4395 aiasd 89Mili Hwnptwi 4 door har* ifJLttl'l' full pewcr, Drtvan oniv hm L m»h mil*!,' A wwjlarftl flBPBrtunlry I* awn » nuaiiiy car »t * sMbstaiiHaj nmngf, '87 Cadillac goup* <|a Villi In two-ton. tilua. Pswar wintlown, ««af, iiaarinv *nd br»|ie», Gutton) Inlarlor, '55 Cadillac $2405 Fleetwood «n*«i*l, black. aasjita, A luxury raaaonabla prlca. $4295 58 Dodge AM powar car «» a vry $3095 Blfia and whlta Suburban 2-door »ta- •Hon wagon with Torqueflite transmis- sion and powar staaring and seat. Naw car condition. »,0uo ntilas. '58 Olds \88\ $2995 4-door sidan In two • tone green. Powar brake and steering. Compare this price and car and you will real- it* Its value. '56 Cadillac $2995 Light blue convertible coupe in ex- cellent condition. Satisfy that am- Lf.loiv •to own a convertible at this very law price. Others to Choose From Ail Indoors in Our Showroom •Jbeny./Couijiy-e Only »uthorli*o Cadillac 450 CENTRAL AVE. f dealer mm* 2-3318 ALBANY, N. Y. American John Gonya George Cesario 138 CENTRAL AVENUE — ALBANY Phone 3-1816 HARRBON &- BEACON RADIATOR CORES and INDUSTRIAL RADIATORS CLEANING and REPAIRING HEATING COILS 5- ^ •^g. •mm~m 4V£& 138 CENTRAL AVENiJE PHONED 3-1|B16 ALBANY, N. Y. ^0m^ anurch!\ _ is made by adding Fbacteria to pasteurized skim ,-•*• -ms acidi proajiced by these iWfeaTw responsible for the char- tia^^ffelol^and texture of but- We Were Bursting at Yes, on our Grand Opening night we enjoyed crowds beyond our greatest anticipation , ., Spaghetti boiled, Pizza baked and waitresses whined wilth the most ef- ficiency we could muster—but, Ve still qouldn't keep up with the unexpected throngs of people .,,. To all the folks who patiently waited for their tables and orders we extend a sincere apology; and we assure you that in tlie future we will be equipped to give you the same speedy service which, fthe MOON has always of- fered ... Many of our friends, old and new, joined us in cele- bration of the Grand Opening, W&rtnMto^r\ sient us beau-. trful flowers which truly gave the fmishing touch to our dreams.,. We thank them all for their kindness, • and we look forward to seeing you in the future ... Thank you, ) ^/tnlhonu *J)alamida , _^j r . .,-\'' v Proprietor 177-179 Northern Blvd. •• » '.',V. : .^'\ ';\\•: '•' .••- V'. l .•• V: •' \. '\\ \ \ ....... --Ijf-Qtfx^tnuj^. I,

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