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toiiin Facers A:sf Ccmmunism s
Author, on Russian Subieots
v Plenty of information about Bus-;
sia is available today because mil
; lions of dollars have been spent
since the "end of "World War' n to
, discover what is going on Inside
Oine ouviei umun, American lmei
ligence officers, secret agents, and
political experts have studied Rus-
sian publications, monitored Russian.'
, radio broadcasts, and carefully flues-'
vtet soldiers and civilians who es
caped to freedom in the West since
the second World War. AH the In
formation obtained on both sides
of the so-called -iron curtain." ' is
continually being examined to an-'
swer the question which is in the
minds of all Americi-ns- Is the So
viet Union going to launch an al
out attack on the United States?
While the Communists in the
Kremlin have hydrogen bombs, jet
plane's, a powerful army, and a
growing "navy, tney also have a
By JOHN RIMCERG
number of very eerioux problems.
Russia's leader are spending ' a
great deal of time and effort trying
to overcome the groups Inside the
oviet Union which oppose the Com.
irunfst regime. The men in the
Kremlin are struggling to head off
a threatening ? economic situation.
In particular, the farmer and agri
culture in Russia are giving the
Communists. painfu; headache.
; -As in every country, the economy
of the U.' S. S. R. rerts on an agri
cultural base. Problem.' of manpow
er nd production cannot be solved
so long as ; there are rural labor
shortages and insufficient harvests,
The Russians do not have enough
farthers because they suffered huge
losses in World War II (about twen
ty million casualties) and because
they recruited too many farmers in
to new factories"', ar.d mines. the
harvests are too small because farm,
ers lack real production incentives.
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There is nothing to buy in the vil
'.age stores, although some cars, tel
evision seta, and refrigerator - are
ivallable to those who live In the
largest dues. In addition, everybody
hateis Stalin's collective farm sys
tem which subjects the farmers to
Communist selected burocrats and
militaristic regimentation. Everyone
in Russia knows that economic con
ditions in the farms and villages are
poor. Communist newspapers do .not
try" to hide the face' that the men
i.f the Kremlin.--Malpnkov, Krush
chev, and other leaders, are now
desperately trying tc cope with a
very difficult situation.
During the past year some much
publicized efforts hkvc been made
t" offer farmers more material in
centives, but It is questionable
whether sufficient consumer goods
are available in the Scviet Union
today. Russia's farmers are natural
ly more interested in good clothing
and furniture than worthless medals
and certificates, bu; they are not
likely to get a better standard of
living for many years because Srr
viet factories simply cannot meet
great military and civilian needs at
the same time. The Russian farmer
will remain sceptics1 v.hen it comes
to Communist promTies.
'To offset the shortage of hands
Stviet leaders have attemoted tn n--
ruit urban CommunV Party mem
bers, and youtli for firm work at
harvest time. These inexperienced
city-folk m'a enjoy their vacations
in the villages, but they are not ac
customed to strenuous farm work
and probably eat more than' they
Ito:'i'.c-9. In the uss, ti e Communist
regime resorted to erneigency roca-
ures of his sort only during peri
ods of great agricultural crisis, risk-
ng terrible contusion and conflict
to save the remnantb rf an import
Throughout history the Soil of
'Hp Ukraine (the ronst fertile land
n the Soviet Union has been sub
"'U.se .of dry winds from Central
Asian deserts. To forestall future
;ect to unpredictable drought be
Iamir.es the Soviet government
planned a huge shollovbelt several
years ago but recently announced
that further work op this project
hrd been indefinitely postponed.
While no reason wa. given it seems
likely that such long-range conser
vaion programs were being sacrific
sd to meet more immediate agricul
tural needs for manpower. Never
theless the Communists claim that
they are utilizing morf marginal
land every year r mostly in Si
beria where convic' slave-labor is
plentiful and new secret industries
sow ..require foodstuffs and raw
The Communist regime Is still a
long way from solving i sagricultur
al -problems. Altho'lgp the produc
tionof tractors and other farm ma
chinery has increased, there are
still serious shortages of equipment.
TertiU.zer supplies art" " Inadequate,
especially because attemptsare be
ing made to bring more marginal
anod land under cultivation. Despite
increasing use of scientific farming
methods (such as crop rotation ana
Come Deck Lillle Radio
'' By BEBEKAH T. KTBBT
, Early in the summer we bought
ourselves a television set. You must
understand that we did so entirely
lor the sake of the children AND,
( might add, our neighbors. Further
more, the boys had begun to ask
cmbarassing question;) like "Why
don't you have enough money to
get one. Daddy?" and make de
mands: "You've got to take me to
Daddy Kirby's Saturday so I can
aee 'Big Top' "'.
We were missing the patter of
little feet. Our sons just disappear
ed during certain periods of every
day. To begin with, only the cowboy
programs drew them- later they be
came interested in any program the
station offered and began to talk
knowingly of 'Tirrl Love" and
'Concerning Miss (or is it Mrs.?)
V.arlowe". We soon learned the
trick of searching arv house with
an antenna atop, and in one or
'he other we would find the prodi
gals bug-eved and open-mouthed,
most amazing of all, sitting
adorn our breakfast table. Sand
wiches must be smeared with Duke's
mayonnaise, and the bread must be
Merita so Tonto can be appeased.
Always balky about baths, they
;row adamant since the soap they
ire using didn't sponsor "The
They keep trying to talk me ln
;o trying Sweet Peach Snuff, and
recommended Red Ccon chewing to
lacco to their father (Pardon me a
We need a full-time home secre
tary. "Write for th. Wlnky Dink
Kit". "Write Rocket Ranger and tell
mm whv I like Dr Pepper best."
'Look. Mother, send for that knife
'hnrpener". "Here is something that
vi!l clean the sofa like new". Every
.me an address flashes on the
screen: "Mother, you ve got to send
3 letter." I m siemnp up for a cor
respondence course in shorthand.
Hut the usual order of things will
be reversed: 111 still be the one
w.iose lan is sat in.
There is a constant fear of may-
If acreage is any indication of sup
ply there should be plenty of cer
tified seed corn of recommendec
hybrids for Tar Heel farmers nex
John Rice," executive director o
the N. C. Crop Improvement Asso
ciation, says Tar Heel farmers plant
3d 2,726 more acres of hybrid seed
corn for certification this year than
last, an increase of more than 5l
per cent over the 1950 acreage.
This year a total of 11.434 acres
lave been planted to both yellow
nd white corn hybrids for seed
.oduction, says Rice. This acreage
s distributed throughout 71 of tin
.tate s 100 counties. A total of 15(
ov. ers (136 last year) are partic
ipating m the production of hvbrit
ieed corn and are producing 17 dif
ferent hybrids (14 last year).
To continue to suoply the single
cross seed for this increase m sect
production the N. C. Foundation
Sera Producers. Inc.. has 300 acres
of foundation cevn seed .stocks
planted, said Rice. Manv of thest
fields are located wnere li-. iUori
Systems can be used.
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in aii riaM iitii 18 Depart
19 Caresses J?
21 Exists 20 Notched
22 Game of J3 Sea nymph
9 Tungsten (ab.)
10 French coin
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33 Chinky . ,
38 Good luck
42 Sea eagle
48 Guided j
SO Observe '
52 "Smallest I
The neighbors weir nice and
forbearing, even invited them to
"come back anytime But tearing ;i,-e the program. He takes, these
that any day they nvght take mea.s- things so personally Jane likes to
utes to reinforce the locks on their ;jss the Baird puppets while her
doors, drape barbed wire over the mouth is still pellied fiom breakfas.
windows and sell the chimney 'til AU v:ee like to work the adjust
S?nta Claus time we gave in and mcnt ciali and vvtiP. a delightful
TV 'moved in. JUST for the chil- combinaticn of patte.r.s they make,
'r( n. mostly variations in strices.
And oh. the changes it has, Th, ,,,,,, ,11;,n lS . iamiUar fjs,.
wrought! -.i- h.-roMbouts. It is difficult to
The looa isn t ngt.l any more vu
ss it has the right brand name
em to the set. Dnvid advances 10 inspect this large seed crop m
iireateningly with his golf club the history of this state, the N. C.
hen a villain appears or he doesn t
Crop Improvement Association hus
employed 25 hybrid corn inspectors
'20 last year) for the summer
months. These inspectors all grad
oa'.es of agricultural colleges, cheek
the fields of the calmed cum a, uw-
'Are thse "Whipifl Creim'"!!'
(Swift's Pi-emuim) franks?" "Yes"
"All of thorn?" "'"e'" "You ort to
get some Luter's too "
If we have Sa!tet milk, it o-.vi
;c Wayne Dairy, and vice versa, ac
cording to the most recent appear-m-e
of the respectively sponsored
-irnprmns. I stork up on Suncrest
or the sake of Cactuf Jim. only to
heve Kit Carson ride in and there's
i demand for Cokes The Cokes ar--ive
just as Rocket Pangers appear
guzzling Dr. Pepper
Time was when Corn Flakes and
lice Krispies were generally ac
'rped cereals in oui once placid
if-st Then Wild BiV Hickok burst
.ion the scene, and now Sugar Pops
! understand why sr. rinny tu'. 'S
blow. The thing runs only IS hours
cut of 24.
I'imti- are comnensutiens, Ye non
get four hours sleep just like Edi-;(-n.
so Tn-hans soimi ue will cash
:r on some inventioi We can ap
preciate a truly sood 1934'movie af
er having sampled all the turkeys
filmed in the 20 s. We are becoming
used to the fact that faces and vo
ices don't match. The toys with the
pear-shaped tones often look like
prunes. The bubbling personality
"nd Dick Powcll-ish tinging' voice of
Bert Parks make up for his bull
And. we do get a kck out of the
kids who gather. One afternoon we
counted fourteen in the living rocfrn.
en have 1
,:: the s
Ki.-.' uj thoi
f back and
pi', the mallard
four - lened
l-buUding) and despite the large
number of agronomists being train
ee at agricultural schools, the Rus
sians continue to Oeplete their most
fertile soils to meet extremely high
production quotas in agriculture.
Undoubtedly the Communist regime
will encounter further resistance
Irom the farmers of the Soviet Un
ion in the future. These farmers
have battled their governmenta
throughout history, fitting for the
right to live a better, happier, and
more peaceful life.
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24 Domestic slave 32 Expunges
28 Highway (ab.)
29 Sun god
30 Half an em
32 Great Lake
34 Set of players
38 Icelandic saga
39 Part of "be"
53 Air (comb
55 It has webbed
2 It has
25 Instated 43 Prayer ending
44 Repose yu-
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hon Id be. :
for propor isolation from other
corn ani for other requirements.
Thev ni. ke three inspections of
;cft music from the radio (newly I ,k r.w of hvl.riH sood mm in
determine if all tassels on the fe
male rows have been pulled.
But I am so sleepy. I want to re- . .
tern to old -fashiun'J': normalev II . .
vvr.nt to oruer my gi ceenes without
.lUgLjea ii:). .nia ori'i.kiust is swal
ou ed c.nn uneran.r.:; r.eeks.
A very rigid requirement which
must be met is that only a maxi
mum of two per cent of femal plants
in any one field can show tassels
shedding during the entire season,
launching into commercials. This
unpaid stenographer is whipped. Let
me dream that tne beautiful siiky
voices are attached to an Arrow
shirt adman, not to the "before" boy
who should sign up with Charles
Atlas. So yearningly, I say: "Come
DEck. little radio" .... But wait a
bit. It's time for Studio One.
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