The Leavenworth Times from Leavenworth, Kansas on August 27, 1952 · Page 7
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The Leavenworth Times from Leavenworth, Kansas · Page 7

Leavenworth, Kansas
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Wednesday, August 27, 1952
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THE LEAVENWORTH TIMES, WEDNESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 27,1952. Staves STILL A COW TOWN—Dodge City today is more of a cowtown than the famed little city of 1872 at the end of the Santa Fe Kailroad—at least in dollars and cents volume. The McKiiiley-Winter Livestock Commission Company's sales pavilion, shown here, will do an estimated $38,900,000 in business this year. (AP Photo) Dodge City Even Bigger Cow Town Than in Illustrious Early Days (Editor's Note: This is another of a series of "Know Your Kansas Cities" stories written by staffers on Associated Press newspapers.) By D. L. HOLLER The Dodge City Globe DODGE CITY Iff) — Much of Dodge City's interest to visitors centers around its famous—or infamous—early days. Hardly a tour- the little city of 1872 at the end of the Santa Fe Railway. The educational picture will be rounded out this fall when the Ca- The McKinley - Winter Livestock tholic Sisters of St. Joseph open a TOimic.c.Sr.r. r> nn , n or,, r >. —I™ -;_~ Commission Company's sales ring here conducts livestock sales throughout the year with the estimated value for 1952 placed by company officials at about 38 million dollars. sc hool College in 8 two million dollar building being constructed north of the city. The college department is to be made a full four-year school within the next three or four years. The city has two hospitals — one ---------- _ ---- __„ -------- ., ----- . Turning to the development of i M ethodist and one Catholic-both 1st or visitor comes to town with- industry as a supplement to ag-i of which are Mly accredited by out wanting to know the way to "cultural and livestock activity, me American College of Surgeons the Beeson Museum or Boot Hill. Because of the many articles | and books which have been written about Dodge City in the 1870s, these visitors want to see something reminiscent of the most wild and woolly days of the Old cowtowns. one of the most interesting devel- ° pmen * S feat by It has 30 churches and ade( juate Parks and playgrounds. Street pav- ? lstory of Graln Pr ° du f ts - ling, city sewer and water service, \ Thl , s , concern was established fire protection and other municipal local businesslnen and * few improvements have kept pace with the growth of recent years. out of grains into industrial flour plant jwas built and a ready market was They are amply repaid by thei r l found * or its out P ut Now Ole com visits to the two points of historic interest The Beeson Museum, operated by Mr. and Mrs. Merritt Beeson, is said to contain one of the best collections in the country of mementoes, relics and literature of the days when the Western plains belonged to the cattlemen. Boot Hill is the site on which pany is building a modern plant at a cost of more' than half a million dollars. Other larger industries include the Mayrath Machinery Co., which ships grain loaders and other farm equipment to all parts of the nation and many foreign counties. It employes about 100 persons. Most of Kansas knows Southwest Kansas as one of the major wheat producing areas of the world. It harvested its share of Kansas' biggest crop this year, Ford county alone producing more than 10 million bushels. A great deal of this wheat goes to market through Dodge City with its elevator storage capacity of about two and a half million bushels. was located the early day cemetery. Here the men—good and badjjr a j —who died with their boots on) were buried. The historic spot has a inuseum with fulltime attendant who answers questions about the frontier period in the "Cowboy Capital." Having satisfied their curiosity about the past, whose who investigate the modern city will find it to be a center of retail and wholesale trade, a major cattle market and one of the Kansas towns which has made a substantial beginning in the development of industry. ' The studious inquirer will find! Ifaat modern Dodge City, at least with respect to dollars-and - cents lion dollars. The public school sys- volume, is more of a cowtown than Item includes a junior college. Citv Branch of thei n nm >,-n- * -j Js Co. employs more 1 , ^ 29 ' 7 bllh ° n eggs Were ljud 100 persons. Many other. in-; by hcns on U ' S - farms during the dustries produce farm equipment, if"' 5 ' ^ v ^ months of 1952. canvas goods, novelties, feeds and other items. Dodge City is a division point on the Santa Fe Railway and also is served by the Rock Island. Santa Fe employes living in the city number more than 300. Like other growing cities, Dodge City has taken part in the building boom of the postwar years. Building permits in the five-year period of 1947-51 totalled $6,909,245. Part of this included new public and parochial school buildings or additions costing about a mil- Ike Starting His Campaign As Dewey Did By JAMES MAKLOW WASHINGTON ffl—Some of Gen Eisenhower's friends have thrown rocks at him for not campaigning more actively, naming names pinpointing issues and getting down to cases on whatever his program is. This hasn't seemed to dishearten the general any, at least publicly. Republicans who talked with him said he told them he had deliberately kept the campaign in low gear until now and now he'l open up. His opponent, Gov. Stevenson, hasn't actually been a ball of fire himself, up to this time. The rea test for both men begins nexl week when they start their campaign' of countrywide speechmaking. But, if it's any consolation to Eisenhower's friends who think he's been tardy, the Republican presidential candidate in 1948, Gov. Dewey of New York, dawdlec even longer. His campaign didn't get going until late September. Since Dewey didn't come to a good end, so far as presidential candidates go, his tactics might not be considered a good example for Eisenhower to follow, if the general had any thought of doing But the delay by both Eisen- fiower and Dewey in building a fire under the Democrats was by no means the only similarity be- :ween the two men, at least before the speechmaking part of their campaigns began. After his nomination in Philadelphia in 1948, Dewey went to his farm in Pawling, N. Y., for a brief rest. There he met with his ice presidential running mate to talk over plans. (After his nomination in Chicago Eisenhower went to Denver for a brief rest. There he met with his vice presidential running mate to talk over plans.) Dewey's aides—he seemed to do a lot of talking to the public Jirough his aides—made it known he didn't want any ,of the people around him to be overconfident about winning. Although, after he ost, he was blamed for having been too overconfident all the ime. (Eisenhower — his aides have pumped out quite a bit of information about the general, too, since that's what they're paid for, —didn't want to seem overconfi-l SIDE GLANCES By Gailbraith "He bought art outboard motor! I wish I needed a fur coat—I'd be mad enough to buy it!" dent. In fact, he said he was going to run scared.) Dewey conferred frequently about foreign affairs with John foster Dulles, who has been mentioned as possibly the general's choice for secretary of state, if the general wins. Eisenhower already has smashed heavily at the Truman administration's operations in the foreign field.) Dewey said the Taft - Hartley Law might need some changing. So did Eisenhower. Dewey met with the man he de- 'eated for the Republican riomina- ion, Sen. Taft. The rift between them was never healed. (Eisenhower is supposed to meet with Taft, whom he defeated for the Republican nomination. It is still questionable whether the rift jetween the Eisenhower and Taft [actions can be completely healed) Salad greens are an ideal food r or people who want to cut down on their caloric intake, as it takes bout 1 Vz pounds of them to ield 100 calories of energy. Their starch content is low. SUBSCRIBE FOR THE TIMES Bethel Choir Back From Europe Trip NEW YORKW— The'Mennonite Singers of Bethel College, North! Newton, Kas., returned Wednesday from their first European concert tour, anxious to get back toj the campus. j Dr. Walter H. Hohmann, di-i rector of the 23-voice mixed choir,! said they had an excellent trip and! a "nice insight into the social andj economic life" of the three coun-j tries they visited—Germany, Switzerland and The Netherlands. He added that none of the choir members had any desire to re main in New York and woulc leave immediately by auto for Newton. The group returned on the ship Italia. They left New 4 York on the same ship July. 3 for their European tour. Hohmann said the choir gave 5( concerts in churches during their tour of the three countries, besides shipboard concerts going and returning. One member of the choir—Willis Linscheid of Butterfield, Minn.— became ill and remained in Germany with relatives, Hohmann said. He added that Linscheid would return in about a month. Grand Jury Probe Benefits Country WASHINGTON (B—Rep. Keating (R-NY) said Wednesday he believes a House committee's airing of a 1951 St. Louis grand jury probe of income tax scandals will prove highly beneficial to the nation. "Because of this committee," Keating told newsmen, "I don't think there will be ever again such an abuse of the public process as went on out there." He referred to testimony heard Tuesday by a judiciary subcommittee to the effect that some Justice Department officials tried to steer the grand jury to a "whitewash" report. The group heard from four members of the grand jury and Marvin Hopper who was an assistant U. S. attorney at the time. Yet to be heard is Ellis N. Slack, an acting assistant attorney general now in charge of the department's tax division. Slack, who had a hand in guiding the grand jury, is slated for testimony Thursday. The former jurymen testified that at the start they were "schooled" in the way income tax cases were handled by revenue officials. They were given reasons why the government often closed cases because taxpayers had made voluntary disclosures of delinquencies or were aged or suffering physical disorders. They said they also were counseled that once a tax case was closed, a grand jury couldn't' dig into it. Leftover cooked peas, snap beans or corn are delicious added to a green salad. Or they may be mixed together, marinated in a savory French dressing, drained and served on crisp salad greens. SUBSCRIBE FOR Tfe TIMES ' Also Available in 4/fth Pint! 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