"Tell me, zebra," said the conductor, "are you a black animal with white stripes or a white animal with black stripes?"

"I'm neither," said the zebra. "I'm an invisible animal with black & white stripes so you can see me."*

General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower last week was in Texas for a "social" visit. Before it was over, he had dined in high privacy with San Antonio's wealthiest, had taken to the microphone before some 17,000 Texans in Houston and Galveston, had blasted again & again at the philosophy and practice of the welfare state. To reporters he unblinkingly...

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