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Dei MoTnes Sunday Register W.2 .1956 paqe 31 Local Section Truman Rip Ike's Policies By Jack Magarrell (Register Staff Writer) OTTUMWA, President Harry S. Truman Saturday opened a series of 1956 campaign appearances with a sledge-hammer attack on i dent Eisenhower's farm policies. He spoke before a friendly audiemJe of about 2,500 at the Ottumwa airport. First Since Convention It was Mr. Truman's first speech since the Democratic national convention in Chicago, 111. He said he has scheduled four speeches in the next two weeks and expects to make many more. While taking the Republicans to task, Mr. Truman put in strong plugs for Adlai Stevenson and Estes Kefauver, Democratic presidential and 8wx VMlLws tm mu' it' Lain nil n-. I r3 Mil flv f4 ff it) 1 A-iltrl- w' Twirl Their Way to Victory First place winners in six classifications of baton twirlers competing at the Iowa State Fair are (from left): Kitty Coen, 7, Iowa City, novice class; Marianne Burke, 9, Waterloo, juvenile class; James Wright, 10, Nashua, junior boys class; Jean Evans, 14, Davenport, junior girls' class; Joyce Rice, 15, Greenfield, senior girls' class; Richard Cree, 19, Des Moines, senior boys'. 2,500 Turn Out to Hear Truman Former President Harry S. Truman addresses Saturday afternoon in the first of a series of friendly crowd of 2,500 at the Ottumwa Airport paign talks before the November election. Des Moines Art Center (Located in Greenwood Park at Polk Boulevard) Exhibitions A Mid-Century Review of German Art, watercolors, drawings and prints from 1905-55, opens today and continues through Sept. 23. A solo exhibition of paintings and drawings by Leonard Good, chairman of the Drake University Art Department', opens next Sunday, Sept. 9. Hours Sunday and holidays, 1 to 6 p. Thursday 11 a. m. to 9 p. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 11 a. m. to 5 p. m. Closed Monday. Industrial Relations Course Is Planned A new course in Industrial Relations, "Advanced Time and Motion Study," will be offered by Drake University's community college beginning Tuesday, Sept. 18, John H. Hutchinson, dean of the college, announced Saturday. The course will meet on Tuesdays from 8:10 to 9:50 p.m. Two semester hours of college credit may be earned. The instructor will be Arlo Knowles, industrial engineer for Solar Aircraft Co. Jlfty ill NEW HOME FOR HISTORY GROUP A $300,000 building will be constructed in Iowa City next spring to house the State Historical Society. Dr. William J. Petersen, superintendent, said $200,000 was appropriated by the legislature, and a goal of from private subscriptions has been half met. Special rooms will include a genealogy room, microfilm room where Iowa newspapers will be preserved, and rooms devoted to religion, agriculture and industry. The Lee newspapers in Iowa have contributed $5,250 toward the microfilm room. The contribution was made as a tribute to the late A. W. Lee, the late E. Adler, the late Frank D. Throop, the late James F. Powell, and Lee P. Loomis, all executives in the Lee organization. GRAND ISLAND HOTEL TO BOSS Boss Hotels Co. of Des Moines Saturday announced purchase of the 10-story Yancey Hotel at Grand Island, Neb. No sale price was given. The hotel was built in 1923 by Daniel-Beck Co. and operated by that firm from 1933 until its sale to Boss. The Boss chain now operates 33 hotels in eight states. Nineteen of the hotels are in Iowa including Hotel Fort Des Moines, Hotel Savery and Hotel Randolph In Des Moines. The company operates two hotels each in Burlington, Esther-ville, Algona and Fort Dodge. Other Boss hotels in Iowa are at Storm Lake, Boone, Webster City, Perry, Waterloo, Oelwein, Decorah, Atlantic, Fort Madison and Cedar Rapids. booths where campaign materials were dispensed contributed a little carnival atmosphere. In Des Moines, Republican State Chairman Don Pierson and U. S. Senator B. B. Hick-enlooper, Republican candidate for re-election, issued statements attacking Mr. Truman's speech. Pierson accused the former president of "an amazing un-familiarity with, or a total disregard for, the facts as they exist." Hickenlooper said that under the Republican farm program, "farm prices are moving up" and are now "better than any peacetime program of the New Deal." THE IOWA HEART ASSOCIATION gratefully aclnowladgsl Memorial Gifts FOR HEART RESEARCH 1100 Grand Avintif, Del Mplnn II. lows vice-presidential candidates, both of whom the former president had opposed before their nomination. He called Stevenson "a real fighter" and Kefauver "another champion of the people's welfare" who deserves the support "of all the farm states." Since the Democratic con vention fight, there has been speculation as to his role in the campaign. Prior to his speech here Saturday, Mr. Truman told a news confer ence he was setting up his campaign schedule with Paul Butler, Democratic national chairman. "With Myself" Asked if he had discussed his Ottumwa speech with Stevenson or any of his aides, Mr. Truman replied: "I discussed the speech with In his speech, Mr. Truman said that under the Eisenhower administration, income of farmers has gone down 22 per cent while corporation profits have gone up 32 per cent. He charged that under Ei senhower administration, "it's Mrs. G. M. Orbin Relative 0 Truman not the farm problem that has been attacked it's the farmers." Mr. Truman declared that President Eisenhower and Agriculture Secretary Ezra Taft Benson have lowered farm prices, increased surpluses and tried to solve, the farm problem by reducing the number of farmers. He said Stevenson and Kefauver stand "for action to reverse the disastrous downward trend of farm income." Mr. Truman praised the slate of Democratic candidates in Iowa, particularly Herschel Loveless, former Ottumwa mayor, now a candidate for governor, who introduced Mr. Truman. Mr. Truman also entered a nam3-cutting contest with the i AIIVKUIISK.ME.NT Do You Have An Older Relative WITHOUT ENOUGH LIFE INSURANCE? Even though an older member ot your ifamlly is past 60, it is still possible to apply for. a $1,000 life insurance policy-through. Old American of Kansas City, an old line legal re. serve company specializing in insurance for older people (up to 80 years). You handle the entire transaction by mail with OLD AMERICAN of KANSAS CITY. No one will call on you. Write today for free Information. Simply mail postcard or letter (giving age) to Old American Ins. 3 W. 9th, Dept. L920, Kansas City, Mo. Last Chance to see the Fair 'Twirls Baton To Top Place On First Try Joyce Rice, 15, of Greeiv field, won the Iowa State Fair baton twirling contest Satur "day, competing for the first time in the senior girl's division for youngsters 15 years old and older. But it wasn't an entirely new experience for Joyce. Two years ago she won first place in the junior girl's division and was second in that division last year. Even so, Joyce was so overwhelmed Saturday that tears welled into her eyes and she had to "freshen up a bit" before she could pose for pictures. Winners in the junior and senior classes receive $35 cash prizes and expenses-paid trip to St. Paul, for the national contest Besides Joyce, winners in the various classes were: 8fnlur lrl (aufi IS n4 ow) Marilyn Stull, 16, Davenport, second; llargaret Rossle, 16. Iowa City, third; Judy rrederlckron, Bioux City, 15, fourth, and Gtrry Tauber, Iowa City, 15, fifth. Senior boy (asea IB and over) Richard Cree, 19, Des Moines, only contestant. Junior girl (aires 11 to 14) Jean Evans, 14. Davenport, first; Judy Kay Nichols, Des Moines, 14, aecnnd; Jann Moser, 12, Guttenberg, third; Joanne Cunningham, Waterloo, fourth, and Bobbie Jean Foulkes, 11, Altoona, fifth. Junior boy (aires 11 to 14) James Wright. 10. Nashua, first; Danny Monger. Knoxvllle, 12, second, and Donny Burkey, Cedar Rapids, third. Juvenile (Iris fanes to 10) Marianne Burke, Waterloo, first; Patricia Lattlmer, 10. Cedar Rapids, second; Sharon Briden. 9, Janesvllle, third; Jeanetta Gauman. 9. Cedar Rapids, fourth, and Marcn Burkey, 9, Cedar Rapids, fifth. Novioa girls (age op to 7) Kitty Coen, 7, Iowa City, first; Mary Jo Hart, 7, Clinton, second; Lanl 0111. 5. Hudson, third; Marv Mofflt, 7, Iowa City, fourth, and Jean Fier, 5, Clinton, fifth. Willard James, Council Bluffs, won the Iowa State Fair "state championship" horseshoe tournament Saturday by beating Marion Lange, Bondurant, in a 3-game playoff. The men tied in the regular round rob i but J. ames took two successive games to win. He receives a trophy and $25. JAMES For the third straight year, Leland Wiges, 17, of Exira, won the state junior cham pionship. Next year he will be 18 and will have to play in the senior divisions. To Compete Again He plans to compete today in the farmers' tournament, for farmer-amateurs. Also today will be the "open" tournament, for anyone not a farmer but still amateur. Placements in the state championship tournament Sat urday were: WlUaM James. Council Bluffs 13 (Won plavotf) Marlon Lange Eondurant ...,13 Taylor, Kingsley 10 Wellington Taylor. Grand River 10 Walt Downs. "Colley 9 Harold Shaw, What Cheer 8 F.arl Wines, Exira 8 John Oarvey. Boone 8 Pat O'Siea, Burr Oak 8 Bob Botlifus, Carlisle 7 Bill Carvey, Boone Ernie Danielson, Wnst Burling- Inn Jim Wilkinson. Peru 5 10 Clifford Hansen. (Hlbfrt 5 10 Art Brown, Patterson 2 13 oycs Oaie, Des Moines i 14 Results of the junior tournament were: Inland Wizen, Exira 11 0 f.nncn Wallace, ilnunt Vennn 9 2 rnle Danlelaon, West Burling-ton oiTun Hurtlnv. Palmer 8 'rry Rognrs, Cedar Falls 8 Armstrong, New Virginia Bob Hiencland, Keller John Parker. Oes Moines Thomnsnn. PolBPtl Robert Tavlor. River 2 ni) KellfT 1 John Rossiter, Des Moires 3. 10 George Powell, 57, of 515 E. Locust won the "old fiddler's" contest Saturday at the Iowa State Fair. A retired moving picture projectionist, Powell said he had competed in the contest Republicans, trading "ic" for "Publican Party" He said if the Republicans are going to take the "ic" off Democratic and call it the Democrat party, he would call them the "Publican" party. He told his audience the detested tax collectors of ancient Rome were called pub licans. Mr. Truman's appearance here was sponsored by a farmer-labor committee as part of a 3-day Labor Day program. Loveless flew to Kansas City, -Saturday morning in a private plane to bring Mr. Truman here. Candidates on Hand On hand to greet the former president were Jake More, state Democratic chairman; Don Mitchell of Fort Dodge, national committeeman; R. M. (Spike) Evans of Arnolds Park, candidate for U. S. senator; and Steven V. Carter of Leon, fourth district congres sional candidate. Mr. Truman also was met by Mrs. G. M. Orbin of Ottumwa, a distant cousin of the former president. Mr. Truman ate fried chicken at dinner with about 40 party officials, candidates and friends. The setting of Mr. Truman's speech was a mammoth hangar of the former naval air training station here. Hot-dog and popcorn stands and MASSEY'S Music's Richest Voice i tinchi. rich or lolema WURLlfZER Organs IRK US START AT II3BS Enjoy the Finest in Modern Organs! True Organ Tone Quality in all It's Rare Beauty Synthetic Not Artijiciar) Many Exclusive Features True Organ Tone in All Its Beauty! Easiest to Learn to Flay Lightning Fast Action Standard-Organ Overhanging Keyboards 13-Note Pedals C-to-C Requires No Tuning Flaynbllity Not AffecUd By Il ea or Cold More Than 1000 Tonal Combinations and Solo Voices. Majestic Full Organ FREE DELIVERY Anywhere in lovca COHVLNIENT TIMS Brochures Mailed on Request MASSES IW Ml piAKO CO. 814 LOCUST DES MOINES "FACTORY DISTRIBUTORS" "47 Year i Service to Jtfusie IoPri ot ail Iowa" George Powell Best 'Old Fiddler" Leland Wiges A 3-Time Winner "two or three times before," but never won. During Depression "I've been playing for about 18 years," he recalled. "Picked it up one day and started play ing. Then in the depression I sorta went on the bum went down in Kentucky and Tennessee. That's where I learned most of it." Powell won $50 for placing first. James Sloan, Runnells, won second Mrs. Iva Locke, Woodward, third Walter Nelson, Ames, fourth Ernest Mason, 2403 Elizabeth fifth and Charles Drolliner, Iova City, sixth A 'Short Answer To Pastor's Idea OSKALOOSA, IA. W) Members of First Christian Church here won't all be dressed up in their best bib and tucker for services today. The Rev. Dwight Walker has asked the church members observing the Labor Day weekend to come to church dressed as they would for work on Monday, housewives in house dresses, laborers in overalls, and so forth. Two women members of the congregation have refused to go along with the idea, however. They normally wear shorts Monday morning while doing the family laundry. Plan to Resume Bus Lines Here Service on four "feeder" bus lines, suspended at the close of school last June, will be resumed Tuesday when school reopens. Dale Missildine, superintendent for the Des Moiner; Transit said the service will be resumed on the Eas- ton-E. Forty-second street, the E. University avenue, the Forty-second street and Airport lines. He said buses will operate only from 6 a. m. to 9 a. m. and from 3 p. m. to 6 p. ra. during the school week. There will be no service on ths lines Saturdays and Sundays. Lee newspapers in Iowa in elude Davenport Times and Morning Democrat, Mason City Globe-Gazette, Musca tine Journal and Ottumwa Courier. UNION PARADE TO BE MONDAY A parade downtown Monday morning will launch the Labor Day activity here by union groups. About 30 floats, bands and marching union members will start at 10:30 a. m. from the statehouse and move west on Walnut street to Tenth street, and disband. Most to Take Part It will be sponsored by the newly formed Polk County Labor Council, A. F. C. I. O. Officials said most of the 76 locals of the unified group are expected to take part. The Labor Day activities will continues at Riverview Park from 1 to 11:30 p. m. Official to Speak Andrew Beimiller, Washing ton, D. an official in the educational department of the national A. F. I. 0 will speak at a 3 p. m. rally at the park. There will be free amuse ment rides, pop and ice cream for children of union members. Movies will be shown on the veranda of the ballroom pavilion at dark and a dance will start at 8:30 p. m. NOT (lassrs that rhania yon appearand NO Iron rlnrnird framrs NO hravy black bowa NO cord NO button 1 1 I Paul Grout Kaarini Seme I f-24 Det Moinei Dm Moiocs, Iowa 9-2 Pieaia send information I I I I Nam Addr Citr Stata. 1 Hore a now come Kir-1 vv. 5i THIS AFTERNOON BOSH with ROY ROGERS America's favorite cowboy star of TV and movies, Pwoy Rogers, plus Dale Evana, Trigger and Trigger, the Rogers youngsters and all the gang performing in person in the biggest rodeo ever held in the midwest. Over 100 top cowboy champions and record-holders, in bronc riding, bulldogging, calf roping, bull riding, and other wild west contests. A thrill a minute. Bring the youngsters for a perfect afternoon's fun. 7'i GH7 TaUo'i V'" aW Va niviinii YOUR OWN GLASSES-BRAND NW HEARING is a hearing aid that becomes part of the eye glass you are wearing. It'a a miracle of conceuled hearing. 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