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’ ‘ 1 11 11 . . OCTOBER
1 1'. KPA Executive Committee . 1
1 T e KCHtuc y Press Modifies Contest Rules i\‘./\~/
1‘ The fall executive committee meeting of \f‘ y \ v / 1 i R d.
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11 valume 25: Number 12 kPA was held at the Lafayette hotel, Lex— Hews!” “gem“:shfl 1 a lo
11 official Publication ington, Saturday, October 17. Members Paper. _/‘gt\“ 1
1 Kenmd‘Y Press Association, Inc. present included Chairman W. Foster ' \\ -.."‘i'”'j= / 1 LOlle r‘
:1 1 Kentucky Press Servrce, Inc. Adams, Berea Citizen; President Thomas " ' .Q ~, I
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11 Victor R. Portmann, Editor L. Adams, Lexm ton Herald-Leader; Vice— /- “Vs-p . \ 1'
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111 Perry J. Ashley, Associate Editor * President Paul \Vestphcling, Fulton News; / 1 "3%: A Ken 1} -
11 Member and Seerctary—h’lainiger Portinann. _ National. 1 hilly refunng qt:
111 1 Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Committecmen present included Ray Ed— .- N \ 1 both als iiCtiSC;
1 i - News a er 'Mana 8118 Association wards, Mavfield Messen er, first district; - ‘ ews 3 er. 1 \Vltll he “or S,
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111 Sustaining Member ' Donald Towles representing Basil Caumis- // 1 week the 1a 10 “1 .
11 1 National Editorial Assocration sar, Louisville Courier—Journal, third dis— [lit-i" 1 2111410 correct a
11 _ l AssocratePMember A , , trict; John B. Gaines, Park City News, October 15-21,1959 '1 the” mislconée]
1 Nations; Felfpspféh rlmonolnr ssoctation Bowling Green, fourth district; Frank C. quested he C
1 1 “me e eme “55 . .1 . - - . . . O)llllOll conceri
111 Y Bell, Bedford Democrat, .1 fifth . district, renewed their membership, 311110511 ridio and TV st
11 The Kentucky Press Association recognizes the George Trotter, Lebanon anterprise, 31ml percent drop. ' (if lotteries
11 1 fundamental importance of the. implied. trust district. . Following its move to \Vasliiiigtmlh This 01mm“
11 ‘ ‘ imposed 0" newspapers and d”“”""“"?" 0/ George Joplin lII, Somerset Common— Chicago last year the NEA Office 1111111 p .
1 public information. It stands for truth, fairness, wealth ei htli district' S C an Curon — 7 . _ . ~, .1 101m B.Br0w1111
1 accuracy, and decency iii the presentation of H ‘1‘ ’ Fg . 1’ 1' 1f , ‘_ F 1 ’ ClOSCr t0 the adiiiinlstratiye and legisli 01111131316 CapiI
1, 1 news, as set forth in the Canons of Journalism. at an 411t9r1)r‘SCiTtC11t1 (istrict, I“. l- branches of the government, espeoally'; The broadcas
1 3 It advocates strict ethical standards in its adv”. Burkhart, Liberty l\ews and Landon \Vills, watchdog in national legislative mil. concerning a lot
1 1. [ising column. It opposes the publication of Calhoun News, members .statc—at—lar‘ge; The committee deemed it highly 1111111111 Sl’llflOll which i
1 propagalnda- "11d" ”'5 gm“ 0’ "ew‘- It affirms Martin Dyehe, London Sentinel—Echo, 1111‘ that every assistance, both materially; C‘ - -
' ”'5 Obl'galw" of “flaws? “p871", frank, hone“ mediate past president: and Perrv ]. Ash- finmcim‘} Should be ivcn our 011111 '1 ominunication
1 and fearless editorial expressions. It respects 1’, ‘ t'l ffi . ' ' t < ,1 1 g . 151111 under Title 18
1 .1 equality of opinion and the right of way in- cy, cm I“ 0 CC- 1 man for the community press in Am which reads as
: 1 dividual to participation in the Constitutional Important changes were made in the Accordingly, the secretary was instruct “Whoever br
1 : guarantee Of Freedom of 1”“? Pres} 1‘ bel'fv.“ rules governing the production contests. include the S10 NEA membership 1:11 radio station for
1 j ‘ m ”'9 flew???" “5 a ”"01 "”d"“" for “m" (1) A fee of $1.00 will be made for each his dues statements to the KPA intuit-1' 1 .. . 1 , f 1
1 economic, soctal, and cultural community de- 1 _ 1. 1 . 1. .1 1 . . l .\ 1 ‘1 1' 1 11.1 1.111 )3 (mi 3“ 0
1 1 velopment and progress. contest entry (not eacr ineivitua piece in t is lOPCC. tiat uery pu )1 is ier “111 ever, operating;
‘ ___________.. any c0ntcst1; (Z) Outs1de iudges will be to keep .lllS membership in our nth 1101111115 tlie bro
,1 1 1 Kentucky Press Association, Inc. sLelected tofuidlge theL contestis, coming to orgapization. . 1 meat of or infor
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1 1 Thomas L. Adams, President C(llllgl’Olll or btdc tals , ( >)'k nelw “contist Tie secretiry u is instructec1 top, 1011’ gift cnterpr
111 1 1 1 Herald-Leader, Lexington for tie tiree Iest p iotos ta en (urmg tie and forward pledge forms to tie 1116111 111g prizes depei
1 Paul \Vestpheling, Vice—President year and published in the news columns, ship, inviting them to become‘partltir'1 upon 101 or char
,1 1 1 Fulton County News; Fulton limited to newspapers under 15,000 circula- and contributors to the School 0i101 drawn 01- award
1: ‘1 1 Vlcmr R- 11011311211111, iecrettzy-g/Iazag: ,n ton tion, was added; and (-1) First place win— ism ii'oundation of Kentucky. Fircr 1011m- gift ent<
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1 1 1 . . "Its/em y _of E" “C y: e g ners in any contest shall be automatically papers have sent their contributionslfl said list contair
11-: ‘ 1 . District xecutive ommittee barred from participating in that contest growing scholarship fund this 31621111 prizes, 511311 bet
j ‘ 1 Chammm’ W' Foil“ Adams, Ber“ C‘mm’ Be' for the next year. now will be given the opportunity 101 or imprisoned n
:1 , rea (Seventh); First, Ray Edwards, Messenger, \ 1 .1 . f 11.1 ‘ 1 _] . 1 ‘ f 1 hi 1,11 ablei'
.11 .1 1 Mayfield; Second, Larry Stone, Messenger-Argus, 1 t tie iequest o pu) is lCl'b,‘ tie seere— triiute to tie unc t. a “1 en 1 both.
111 1 - 1 Central City; Third, Basil Caummisar, Courier- tary—manager \Vlll otter advertismg space worthwhile and qualified students 10 “Each (14(“1191‘
1 1 1 1011711013 LOIIiSViHe: fourth, JOhl} G1 Gaines, for sale in the 1960 Directory and Rate cure a formal education in journalism 11501)“nt olfeni
11 . ‘ Park C"? N em’ Bownng Green; F‘ffh’ Frank C” Book to any Kentucky publisher. Details The committee was guests of tliclfl ,1 . i
11 1 Bell, Trtmble Democrat, Bedford; Sixth, George . d ‘1 ' .1 .11 ‘3 1 tl 1 ‘ l . t l’l' 'llL . 1‘ f 1. I “161111 lhe (lUCStIOn
11 1 Trotter, Enterprise, Lebanon; Eighth, George an procec ures Wi reaei ie mem )ers up on era c— eac er or cinne ‘ 111 scheme or progi
11 1 1 Joplin 111, Commonwealth, Somerset; Ninth, Earl soon. tllC.“ attended fl“: RCUtUCkV’LSU 0t 5011161111105 not
1 , W. Kinner, Licking Valley Courier, West Lib- After discussion of the merits and de- game. . “m “011 .
11 11 1 crty; Tenth, S. C. Van Curon, Enterprise, H31“ merits of the legal seminars the past sum- 1 ’ .)6 agrc
1 11: 1 13": Stote—At-Large, Fred J‘ Burkhard, can), ner ‘t was lecidcd that the seminars should . 111g Zlgcneies as v
11111 1 County News, Liberty; State-At-Large, Landon I ’1 ,‘ ( ‘ ‘ ‘ . away” programs
111 1 1 Wills, McLean Count), News, Calhoun; Imme- be continued and a poll of the membership UK Graduate Joins 1111" rCsolyed by 1
1 1 1 cliate Past President, Martin Dyche, Sentinel- taken to determine the topic, or topics, for Al l) N r C611“ in 195:1
11‘ 1‘ 1 1 56,101 London- the 1960 seminars. a ama ewspape _1 110113 COmmi I
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1 ‘1 1 KCUtUCk)’ Press Sel‘VlCC, Inc. 1*0r many years, under the affiliate mem— Don Henry, 26, of l\/Iorgaiificl(l,l\.‘ the “give—avsslf
E James M. Willis, President bersliip plan, every KPA active member has joined the staff of the FrankliaCIE lanes silicoifil)
1 ' . . 0.455557%?” Brandenburg automatically became a member of the Times as a news editor, succcedlng 110 . 16]
1- James G. Wilson, First Vice-Prestdent . .1 . . . . 11 Pl’OVlded 1
11 . Log Cabin Cynthiana National lLditorial Assoc1ation, the fee of Cullene Morgan. 110111610 listen 1
1 1111 1 George M. Wilson, Second Vice-President $5 being paid by the Central Office. Last Henry will have full responsibilit." 11“ the Department
1 Breckinridge County Herald-News,Hardinsburg year, because of neces31ty, the affiliate mem— coverage of local news. 1 nient of Considr
1 Victor R. Portmafm, §ecr€taW‘Maner . bership fee was raised to $10 a year. The A graduate of the UniverSity 0f K9111 insed to brin c(
1 1 umvemty of {{emudw’ Lenngm" Central Office again paid the customary $5 in 195§ with a degree in joiirnal13m1ll1' Casters of sugchl
, 1 Board Of Directors for each member, and the voluntary bal— has completed nearly four 51631501111 quoted lotterv
1 1 qhamml", Benn?“ 123C111 5,1313? 519"”, swlbY' ance was requested from KPA members. duty with the U. S. Army “1161611 then pro mul (at
1 1 Vlne‘ Rum“): ' afrison’ n arson ms" Under the former affiliate plan, all Ken— tended the Army Aviation 30110013111115th 1 g‘
11 Lawrenceburg. Enos Swain, Advocate-Messenger, ’ . 1 1 . mtcd 11 tie brOa
. Danville; Niles Dillingham, pmgrmv Dawson tuelxy publis let-members were an integral two and one-half years was «1 . Shows. The Su
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Z 5 b. T S fore, we must look primarily to American 5555 55’ 5 5
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i O away" programs involved here, not a single 5 5555 5 :
\\ i . _ . .5 . . 5. .5 5. home contestant is required to purchase 5 15555 5 5
\ i A Kentucky community newspaper, right— ConinuuncatiOris COiiiiiiis.51011 vs. American 555555555555; or pay 5555 admission price or leave . 5555 5 5 -
- fut]..- refusing to publishan obvious lottery, Broadcasting Company, 347 US. 284, /-l 5558' home to 555555 the promoter’s place of 5 555| 5|. 5
Itlonak both as liews anduadertismg, was t5l)ilre'51tetilied S. Cltl. 5559:,5r5u51ed as 550551)ows: l’rect a) business; the only effort required for parti- 5 555515 5.
"Spiller 55,5555 the “prdys, If you dont pu 1:1 115sf 55 ficsc clascs1 are c frc [5: (ill—'Ud D‘l— cipation lS listening. 5 5 5 5555 55 ,
the radio Will. In order to protect iiinse pea ioni tie tecrsion o a iree55u ge is “\Ve believe that 55 would be stretching 5 5551 5 _ 5 5
Week and to correct and advise his merchants on trict Court in the Southern District of New the statute to the breaking 5305-555 to give 55 ‘5 1555 5 ; 5
5 their misconception, the publisher re— York, enioinnig the Federal Communica— an interpretation that would make such pro- 5 555 5 5
m thSted the Central Office to procure an trons 9011111115310“ from enforcmg certain grams a crime. Particularly is this true when i 555 5- i
. opinion concerning the l‘CSpOIlSll)1151t_\"50f provisions in its rulesflrellating to’ the broad— through the years the Post Office Depart- 5 555 5 5 5
hip, almOSH radio and TV stations as regards publication casting of so-called give—away programs. mom and 5556 Department of Justice have 5 555 5 55 5
, 5 of lotteries. 5 The q1105t10h51)resente(l 15 whether the en— consistently given the words ‘lottery, gift ‘3 .555 5
SVHSlllngiOlll This Opinion was furnished this office by lomed provrsron's correctly Interpret Sec. enterprise-or similar scheme’ 55 contrary ad- 5 5 l5 5 . 55 5
EA oflice hail. 501m B. Browning, Assistant Attorney Cen- 1304 of the United States Criminal Code, ministrativc interpretation. Thus the 5055‘ 55 55. 5 5 5
:ive and legisl; €5,555 State Capitol, Frankfort, as follows: formerly Sec. 316 of the Communications citor of the Post Office Department has rc- 55 5 555 5 5 .
ent, especially; The broadcasting of any advertisement Act of 1934. This statute prohibits the peatedlv ruled that the 53035555 lottery laws :55. 5.55 :5 5
egisilativel mat Concerning a lottery by a radio or television broadcasting of“. . . any lottery, gift _en- do not preclude the mailing of circulars 55555 55 5, 5
tliighlyimpoi station which is licensed by the Federal terpnse, or Similar scheme, offering prizes advertising the tvpc of ‘givc-ayyay’ program ,5 55 5 55 5
)th materially Communications Commission, is an offense dependent in whole or in part upon lot or here under attack. Similarly, the Attorney 555 5 55 5 5
:11 our ouli'SlI‘ under Title 18, U.S.C.A., Section 1304, chance . . . 5 5 General—charged directly with the eiiforee- 55 5 5555 55 55
press in Am “VhiCh reads as follows: “The appellees are national radio and ment of federal criminal laws—has refused i 55 5555 55 55 5
v was instruct: “Whoever broadcasts by means of any television broadcasting companies. They are, to bring criminal action against broadcasters 55 55; 5 5 5 5
iembcrshipffi radio station for which a license is required in addition, the operators of radio and tele— of such programs. And 555 this verv 2553550555 55 5‘5 ‘5 .5 5 '
he KPA meal by any law of the United States, or who- vision stations licensed by the Commission. it is 550505550555555 555555 the Department 05 55 55 55555 5 5.
rublishcr will: ci'cr, operating any such station, knowingly “Like the court below, we have no. doubt Justice has not'joined the Commission in 5 55555 55 5 5 5
p in our mt" permits the broadcasting of, any advertise— that the Commission, concurrently With the appealing the decision below. 55' 55555 55 5 5 5
5 merit of or information concerning any lot— Department of Instice, has power to enforce “It is true, as contended by the Commis- 55.55 55. 5 5
tructed t0 Pr tcry, gift enterprise, or similar scheme, offer— See. 1304. Indeed, the CommisSion would 550555 5555555 these are not criminal cases, but 55 555 5 5 5
is to the uh; iiig prizes dependent in whole or in part be remiss in its duties if it failed, in the 5.5 is a “5555555255 statute that we must 5.555535- 5 55 .55 5
ccomc ‘pfll’llfl,’ “PO“ 105 0r chance, or 311." hSt 0f the prizes CXCTCiSC 0f its licensing authority, to aid m prct. There cannot be one construction for :5 'l.‘ ‘- ‘ '3.
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tricky. Firci lottery, gift enterprise, or scheme, whether rule or by individual decisions. But the and another for the Department of Justice. 55 5 5 ,
)ntributionslr said list contains any part or all of such Commission’s power in this respect is 11m- If we Should give Sec. 1305 the broad con— 55 5 5 5 .
:l this year; it prizes, shall be fined not more than $1,000 ited by the scope of the statute. Unless the 55555655055 urged bv 5550 (30555555555535.0555 the 55 5 5 5 5 5 _
ipportunitylfl or imprisoned not more than one year, or “give-away” programs involved here are 11— same construction 'would likewise 313131." 555 55 55 555 5 5
. will enableI both. legal under Sec. 1304, the Comnnssron can— “5155555555 cases. \Ve do not believe this cou— 5 55 . 55 5
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in journalism. .55 separate 0555,5556.) agency action. Thus, reduced to its Simplest it lack support in the decided cases, 555(55C5a5 55 55 55 4
rests Ofthcui The CIUCShOII 0f whether 21 particular terms, the issue before US 15 whether tli5s and administrative, but also it would'do 5 55 555555. 5 .
:linner aftcri schc 5 _ 5 5 . type of program constitutes a lottery,.gi t violence 50 the well—established prineiple 55 555 55 5 555 5
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away” programs COHU'OWIS" WhiCh W35 hh‘ essential elements Of a , lottery,5 gl 5 inbor— casting advertisements concerning a lottery, 15 555555555 5
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t?“ C. ’ Cl the “giveaway” programs constituted lot- DHZCS 011thCP1_0gmms uncc 5 _ 5,55 stated above, there 18 sometimes a differ— 5 .55555 55 5.
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E 1 waShlngton NoteS-- print invenhorics are belieiiclitlS addcsriisatldcth: Clthhon Honoring Papers, .
1 1 7 ‘ 7 ._ ., ‘. .' _ Staffs Presented T NEA
1 1 1 less the strrkc rs prolonged. Rail dehverv of 0 1 E dl t01
1 BY EDGAR 5- BAYOL newsprint, although more expensive, may The more than 10,000 hometown 1
11 , ADVERTISING: Internal Revenue SerV- he ,5 ”1”“th for water delivery 1“ some and .“1t1c1‘111 ”.Cwslmpm 0f Ame11111111 For A
1 ice issued broposed new rules covering (16— Chhh . pubhshers, cdltors and .Stflffs and 111611
11 ductibility of institutional and lobbying ads. F110 last (10Ck strrke was three 116315 ago. tronal hdlthhh Assocration were given111 ‘ M‘ 'f
In most respects, the new proposals are After‘nrne-days, the Government obtained .le rccognrtron Rt the NILA,S fall “1611111 The/11111]:
softer than either the present rules or those :111 lmpmctron under the Taft—HMHCY ACt' 111 Congress 110th m observance 01111 1hh.g.117hlhthC
11 1 previously proposed. \Vritten comments on F1115 put the longshoremen back to work hhhlhhg Of the 20h] hhhhhhhy 0H1 1cm 1'1 111301
:11 the new proposals can be submitted and a ifth days, In“ the strlke 'was resumed for hOKhNG-Vhphhhr “ CChi OCtOhh 151211 hrs-thiéhrcfdth'h
1‘ public hearing is likely to be scheduled. C1 C more (1:113 after the 1n1unction expired. 1.1 A “glhlshhh presented tO- NhA Prh111 1Ilhizricah Tru
111 Most industry groups concerned with the Durrcnt “jashmgton “1’01“ suggest that - 1 crcrgcns, Tell Clty 1hh111N 1th ‘d't 1
11 ad deductibilitY question are pleased with lrcsrdent lursenhowcr 11.1 av 111110110 the Taft— publisher, b?” Clenu L' MCNCI], TCaniif huh 101113
E1 the new rules but hope that IRS can be llartley Ad If “1C strike 135“ more than Press Assocratron manager from K110111111 11121‘511111hC1l 'h
11 persuaded to ease them a bit more before one week. representing the Nthhhl Nm118paph1111 “arthrofh 1thtc1CU1
11‘ 1 adopting them finally. Trade association of— POST AI . P , .. , ihhhmhhh hhd Newspaper ASSOC1111 11"1d the 1011
.1 1 . fieials are conferring to determine what i 4' rcsldcnt 11‘15011110111C1 S. state— 1 lauagcrs, lnc., founders Of the 311111 1011‘6
course to follow. ment on the record of the first sessron of week, stated the rccogmtiou was “1011 ““110”
1. The present rules simply state: “Sums of the 86th Congress included a s1ngle sen— "0th 301110? 111 upholding 311d present1 “210131151th
1‘ . moncy expended for lobbying purposes, the tence Oh the fallure (if Congress to raise thCSC- hhdlhhhhl and fundamental Am i“ 1l 121t -hh.1
1 . promotion or defeat of legislation, the ex- postal rates. Ile 531d; Agg‘un 1110 Congress can rights: 14 rccdom of religion, freedom; hhtg-C Ego, a
. ‘ ploitation of propaganda, including adver— refused. to put. our Postal Service on a self— SDCCCh, freedom of enterprise, and frccdri :11] 11.1? 1:16.101
‘ tising other than trade advertising, and con- SUSh‘hhmg basrs. hfrhhh press. 1 \h ‘Ahh hdhl
tributions for campaign expenses are not T1115 language is interesting because Ike 11 he Chhhhh further stated: 1 1cg:dgcdhtl"
1 , deductible from gross income in arriving at had not proposed self—sustaining rates. All Ammo“ 5 1ndcpcndcnt 110111010111“ 11111 S T11 an Ikl 1.11
1 net income upon which the tax is com— he asked for was a S—cent letter rate which papers have long been 1‘1 bUIWMk ofstren; lt' reluee h
j putcd.” would still leave a considerable postal dcfi- and freedom in our nation. They wills;1 $111150] .135 ‘1 C11:
1 This language has been interpreted in cit. The revenue estimate for a S—ccnt rate tmue to contribute to a sound foundati11 '1: )1: ring, 11111
1 1 . . various ways at various times. It was even 13 8350 “111110“ a 516313 while the estimate as they represent and chronicle the 11 rest l'l‘chcl‘l
used to outlaw a Timken Roller Bearing Of. t1“: dendt for the current year 13 S604 hhh-dChh grass-roots thinking Of treat loilrimlisrnhi111 1
|1 1 campaign which urged support of a local mrlhon. 101311; Amerrcans everywhere. - - Ringo travel
11 ' Community Chest. Certain utility ads 01% The implication is obvious: Ike assumes For the” anany contributions t01L: cvcrv \veek:cn(1
11 . ' posing public power have also been declared that if Congress raises first class rates again, (10.131 in‘zkmcnca, and for helping 10111111 the 1weck to or
11 non—deductible. This ruling is being tested other rates will be hiked at the same time, tam 1‘1 vrgrlant and responsrble free W11 Iudgcs of th
1} in court. including second class. This has been as- 1‘1 hCC people, NEWSWPCI Associationlri president of tl
1 1 The new language is far more specific. sumed all along by mail user groups. agers, lnc., salutes the Hometown N17 llarer Reutl
1 . 1 Lobbying ads are still ruled out but the pro— Incidentally, the words “self—sustaining” papers 0f Amenca and the Natronalt Chicago Amer
1 1 1 posed regulations contain affirmative lan- are foreboding indeed. If PO. Cost Ascer— tonal Assoeratron on tlns opening (1111 ten, editor of '
1 . guage relating to institutional campaigns, as tainmcnt figures are used, second class rates National Newspaper \Veek, 195 9'11 1 ma Delta Chi
1- 1 follows: “Expenditures for institutional or would have to be more than tripled to reach in making the presentation, 11111.11 118118111 societv
11 p 1 ‘good will’ advertising which keeps the tax— 11 break-CW“ b51515. pomted (“It how the daily and 11h W 1th the ch
11 ‘ payer’s name before the public are generally The PD. Dept. is holding hearings on a hththWh newspapers serving R11 1111 receive 3 tram
1 1 ‘ deductible as ordinary and necessary busi— proposal to expel certain cross—word puzzle hahOh S Chmmumhcs have helped 1011111 111011011" cngl'"
j, ness expense provided the expenditures are magazines from second class mail. In a democracywwork 1?-V keeping the ”111111 Ringo for thel
1 related to the patronage the taxpayer might similar case recently, a PO. examiner ruled hhthd' liflorts 1“ 11.0th every 81311.1 The “mom
1 1 reasonably expect in the future. other puzzle books ineligible for second lllClC news, cover up 1h eflicrency {11111 1111111157", f0110‘
11 1, 1 ‘For example, a deduction will ordinarily class entry. PO. officials concede they are ruptncss, and pass legislation to 1111111 H 7 1
11 1 ‘. 1 be allowed for the cost of advertising con— trying to withdraw second class entry from hhhhc’ newspapers and our free press 1111 17111110 h tell
1 1 y 1 tributlons to such organlzatrons as the Red all puzzle publications. A court test seems been strongly opposed by courageous 11:1 cr1 01V 11 0111i
1 1 Cross, the purchase of United States Sav— inevitable cventuallv. hh11))l1‘th\hI ilhhlllg m1 bell?” 0f the E111 i11‘1111111h1t1h7er1:
. 1 ings Bonds, or partici3ation in similar 1‘ .. . , t . . ' . i pu 1c, 1/ C1 Ci CXP aine ‘ 1 i The"
, “In like fashion, expenditures for adver— tainlv the deficit for which bon'1Kfide1 r dom rs llldhhd eternal vigilance b11111 ‘ 1C above h
1 tising which present views on economic, fi- papers and n1“ 'rzines are blamed ' nefiys— 1311,96“ and the public, working togetl1 deross our C0“
.1 nancial, social or other subjects of a general by a invri'id ofgtdubious )uhl'cat‘ 13 sml 'Cl1 \VlthOht the public’s right to know-1111 the and hOt d
nature but which do not involve any of the probably contribute littld t 1th IonlS W21“ goes Oh 1h their government and 11111111 tlc hmOh hOh
(lobbying) activities . . . are deductible if and ccnli htenmeit i th '0 bl'h €(uC2110n freedom of expression and the freedOlll‘ 10 Other end
1 they otherwise meet the requirements of L g 1 0 e hh 1C.1 “C‘VSPQPCFS to print the truth, “161601111111 “eh 1y as dead
. the regulations under section 162.” N151 - CthteO P.O. tsucgceds 11(11 glettlng' puzzle and would—be no real freedom for 11161 Ehtiehchd at th
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j . 1 NEW SPRINT: Longshoremen’s strike, inove will be directedhahghdinstC disrhildsbtidh: (hhdhh 111% ______4. 1 Thesthliigllti h
I _ . which started October 1, at Eastern and and joke magazines. Already a question has ~\ successful . who can 1 61113013 Childrle:
1 ' Gulf ports poses a threat to the newsprint been raised as to their mailability under more money thdhrhhislswhfehcan spend1111 are pretty good
1 1 1 1 11| ! I 1 Sllpply 0f many Papers WlllCh depend on second class rates. a successful woman is one who can find he iniuer 31“
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