The Leavenworth Times from Leavenworth, Kansas on September 7, 1952 · Page 10
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Ten THE LEAVENWORTH TIMES, Sunday Morning, September 7,1952. Tax Value of Property To New High TOPEKA W — Taxable value of Kansas property climbed to a new high of $4,648,592,330 in 1952, the Kansas Commisssion of Revenue: and Taxation reported in an annual summary. This represents a jump of $139,529,569 in the last year and is nearly two billion dollars higher! than it was 10 years ago. Pacing the upward trend is the assessed value of tangible personal property such as household goods and automobiles. This class of property, the state's largest, increased §51,730.268 in the last year and now stands at 51,329,757,615. The second largest classification of property, farm land, showed a drop of nearly three million dollars in taxable value and is now 51,094.296,784. It was the only class of property to show a drop. Assessed valuation of city lots and improvements is up nearly 32 million dollars to a total of 5727,747,347. Property of public service corporations—railroads and utilities —increased nearly 26 million dollars in taxable value to reach 5664,421,409. An increase of more than 31 million dollars brought the assessed valuation of intangible personal property—moneys and credits—to 5587,917,636. Sedwick County easily heads the list of the state's 105 counties in assessed property values at 5458,400,491. The next five counties and their assessed valuations: Shawnee 5172,860,2222; Wyandotte 5159,814,496; Reno 5137,124,671; Barton 5131,759,988 and Johnson 5101,538,942. At the other extreme was Wal-j lace County with an assessed val-l OKLAHOMA CITY Iff) • uation of 510,104,189. Sparkman of Alabama, Term Seizure By Fatzer Entrapment WICHITA, Kas., Sept. 6 Iff)— Vincent F. Hiebsch, former city attorney, today charged the seizure of 113 pinball machines in raids here July 2 was the result of "entrapment" by Attorney General Harold Fatzer and other officers. Hiebsch, as attorney for one of the machine owners, filed an answer in district court to the state's confiscation suit which is set for hearing, before Judge GeorgeAus- tin Brown Monday. The machines are now stored in a warehouse. The attorney assserted Fatzer and other law enforcement officers "conspired, to induce the operator of the pinball machine to pay off on free games for the sole purpose of instituting this action for destruction of the marble tables." The marble tables were designed and manufactured, Hiebsch said, "so that one or more replays or free games might be obtained by <?ITTIN' AND LION—At Thousand Oaks, Calif., 19-year-old Bar- barV LoganThows Uiat when she tames a lion, he stays: tamed, Shapely Barbara, a television singer, learned to tame the. big cats when she was only 14 in her California home. Sparkman Is In Favor of TideiandStand Stevenson Continued From Page One Eisenhower accused the Democrats generally of hatching this year "far more sinister" schemes :o "influence your vote with government money" in effect a charge of attempted vote buying. "They are telling you," the general said, " 'the Republicans will pull the rug out from under you." He pronounced that: "Bunk! just bunk!" and he got another spatter of applause. Crowds Continued From Page One Shivers Gives Up Ike as Democrat AUSTIN, Tex., Sept. 6 IB—Gov. Allan Shivers gave up as hopeless today his search for a "legal and honorable" way to let Texans vote for Dwight Eisenhower as a Democrat. Shivers said he's still bitterly opposed to Adlai Stevenson because the Democratic presidential nominee favors' federal ownership of tidelands. But- he urged a clear-cut, Republican - Democratic contest in the general election on Nov. 4. He called for the state Democratic convention in Amarillo next Tuesday to certify Stevenson as the They were so closely packed they didn't have room to applaud- and then an announcement had been made from the platform to hold applause to a minimum so that the speakers would not exceed their radio time. Some said they remained quiet for fear they couldn't hear the speakers. And several farmers and their wives gave a similar reply: "I guess farm folks aren't very demonstrative, anyway. But that didn't mean we weren't interested in everything they said." Eisenhower at times appeared to be a bit flustered by the absence of the cheers to which he become accustomed. Some- es he didn't wait for the applause that seemed to be developing. • But if Eisenhower was disturbed by audience reaction — he would have felt better had he been on the sidelines listening to Stevenson. The Democratic nominee, rather than plunging into his speech on a serious note as Eisenhower had done — loosened his audience up with a fast quip or two. It seeemed at one point he might arouse his audience when he got applause after ripping into the Republicans as being inconsistent in their farm stand. But then he went through the experience that Eisenhower had gone through—a long and strained stretch of talking with the crowd standing silent. Pick Two For Title Of Miss (Congeniality ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., Sept 6. I3l— Miss America contestants today got into a huddle and picked Miss Oklahoma and Miss District /of Columbia for the title of "Miss Congeniality." The two girls—Iris Ann Fitch of Washington, D. C., and Shu-ley Maurine Barbour of Tulsa—tied for the honor and split -the $1,000 scholarship set aside for the popularity winner. They were voted the most popular and congenial at a meeting that gave contestants something to do while waiting for announcement of the ten finalists tonight. the player thereof, depending on! orf y Democratic presidential nom- skill and ability in operating the meee on ^ s Texas baUot machine." The attorney also alleged that Judge Brown has no jurisdiction in the case because Judge Howard C. Kline was the "preliminary" judge at time of the raids and Judge Kline should have issued the warrant and assigned the case. Wichita was the sixth city raided, Fatzer said, wiht similar action earlier in Topeka, Hutchinson. Fort Scott, Dodge City and Kansas City, Kas. The governor said he had given up the idea of having both Stevenson and Eisenhower listed as Democrats in separate columns of the ballot, in addition to the Republican column headed by Eisenhower. He reminded voters that they can split the ticket, scratch both candidates, or stay home on election day. enson warned his rural audience he will not seek for farmers any- Paritv •/ Continued From Page One | net justify. Sen.| "i know that the Springdale •d Hanlej Democratic vice presidential nominee, Saturday praised the stand of Gov. Adlai Stevenson on the tidelands he buys) That was the general's main American point, and it brought only a spat- farmers do not want, nor williter of applause. But it was con- they^ get through any efforts of'siderably heavier when he said mine, I am frank to say, any thing i that agricultural autocrats — he more than what is justified by thejtelescoped it into "agricrats"— oil question but said he would sup-1 larger good of the commonwealth"jhave "been in power too long— j port legislation to "correct any in-l sa i(j the Democratic candidate. Frank Uhlrich and Maurice Kern equities." were delivering supplies to their customers here Tuesday afternoon. Sparkman arrived here from Stevenson said the Democratic far too long" in Washington. From a speaker's stand erected in a stretch of rolling pasture- New Mexico for the first of four j platform calling; for nandatary| ]andf Eisenhower tolc f Hsteners Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jeffries campaign speeches in Oklahoma | price support of basic agricultural l^-' e tchuig"far " trip to McLouth i Saturday. His first appearance was : commodities at no less than n. before a breakfast gathering ofiper cent of parity, is one ; "I made a business Tuesday afternoon. j _ „ Mike Knapp baled hay for Leslsome 300 state workers of Steven- stand on without squirming." 90 1 across the field he proposes to bring more 'inon-perishable crops under the Garrett Tuesday afternoon. The highway boys are doing a son-Sparkman clubs. [price support laws. And he said By contrast, Stevenson said.jhe will find some sound way — Later he was to speak at Durant i Republican policy is "aimed' — he didn't spell it out— to give " week inh ™ iQ9 i •«*, ~^- aer e was spea a — highway this! jn Southern Oklahoma and twice: that is their word, at parity levels, "greater protection to perishable Saturday night at Tulsa. That phrase may have lookedifoods that have no price props a smoke - filled room in Stevenson said. "It is .iot very clear to me here in the i-rea uarrett delivered supplies <<, oo d in a to the Ed Mohan home last Wed-' ' <Gov - Stevenson as head of thc '^ hica(ro -. nesday. 'Democratic ticket has spoken out . ° \ Mr. and Mrs. Will Jeffries and, 0 " the tidelands question,' 1 Sprrk- "°..,^t oV^Minnesota,"and iTwas! market roads . * e development of] Mrs. Anna Skaggs, were visiting i man told a ne "" s jconference be- .^ friends in Leavenworth Saturday. fore the brea kfast. Mrs. Floy Zachariah and daughter were business visitors in Leavenworth last Thursday. A large crowd from this vicinity attended the fair at Tonganoxie last Thursday night. All report a wonderful time. Mr. and Mrs. Dick Farris, and "It was a very honest and forth- Stevenson got most cheers when right statement. He did something he referred to Republican votesjthe end of the address, nor any- every American must do — he gainst extending price supportsi w here in the middle, was there started out with the Supreme at 90 per cent of parity and thenj any prolonged applauding and Court decision." iasked: Mr. and Mrs. Dan Jeffers a ndl control of offshore oil rights. The Calvin Kessinger were all looking ;U. S. Supreme Court upheld fed- after business matters in Leaven- eral right to the land. Stevenson has supported the Tru- .- H the Republican candidate man administration stand by ad-, says one ahingi and &e Re pub- vocating federal rather that state; , ican p j at f orm worth Saturday. Lige Edmonds made a business trip to McLouth last Friday after- something else, and the Republican members of Congress say still others —how then can anyone tell what a Re- Grandview Mrs. William Meagher S/Sgt. and Mrs. Alvy Jones and family visited over the Labor Day holiday with relatives at St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Heintzelman entertained visitors from Leavenworth Sunday. Miss Viola Conway of Leavenworth visited over Labor Day with her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Wi^l Conway Sr. Mrs. Tony Pierron and daughter Irene and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Pierron and family called on Mrs. Josie Ketter Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Will Meagher visited with Mr. and Mrs. Will Goetting at Leavenworth and their guests Mr. and Mrs. F. N. Torp and family of Mobile, Ala., on Thursday. Mrs. Torp will be remembered as Miss Minnie Goet ting of this neighborhood. Mr. and Mrs. James Conway and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Biczak and family of Leavenworth visited He called for better farm to '>Ir. and Mrs. Will Conway Sr. Sunday. Mount Olivet School opened Tuesday with an enrollment of 12 pupils. Miss Dorothy Ehart is the teacher. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Woods called on Mr. and Mrs. Jess i Woods Wednesday. Presi- Mrs! T. Pierron and Mr. and c]earer / mornjng- . % rural electric lines and telephones, °T__I,_. i •» » better rural schools. Neither at the beginning nor at cheering. Newsmen recalled that However. Oklahoma's Gov. John- publican administration would Iston Murray has taken issue with;^ 311 ^' d ° ln Washington? Jtors in Truman's upset victory Stevenson on his tidelands stand.) He added : however that _ he did £our years . ago . Eisenhower was JHe has sided with Texas. Califor- not tmnk 90 Per cent parity sup- weU aware of that. dent Truman got much the same Mrs. Louis Pierron made a busi- kind of reception for his major I ness trip to Atchison Tuesday, farm speech of the 1948 campaign at Dexter, Iowa.' And it was the farm vote that was one of the most important fac- He attacked Truman personally, noon. Mr. and Mrs. and David, Mr. Jeffries attended a ner Sunday at the and Mrs. in Last Sunday Rose was walking over his farm ar e. h^L a h b p° Ut h f* I?" 6 ?° m h ' S ;'one another.and the only certainty {no shortage of storage space." ™r«™ ir« I ' ledto ° u g h1lhelence i ing - He says he bclicves in 1hat '°f a stable, prosperous ^...iJ -4— and was bitten on the left ankle|old saying there is always the i|ure is a stable p ros p er ous na- by a snake. He tied his kerchief [first time, as he has been walk-! Uon •• above his knee and walked to the'ing over the farm for the last 50 house. The family called the doctor years. when he became sick and was tak-j Mr. and Mrs. Barney Means [gram w as doing a better job for en to the Lawrence Hospital re-'were Leavenworth visitors Satur-• storable commodities than it is Joseph DeFrees| m ; and "other coastai"s'tater\vlsh-!P ort " is necessarily the permanent md Mrs. Ernest, ing to retain we rich oi] rights.! 01 " on} y answer. accusing him of pulling a "hoax". -] Although Sparkman said that] Like aU economic policies Stev- in 1948 b y tellin £ farmers, the Re-! • legislation is needed to correct any i enson said the parity prograrn publican 80th Congress kapt the. J iinequities, resulting from the Su-:.. shou]d be constantly reappraised administration from trjjviding !preme Court opinion, he added :; to determine if it is fair to the grain storage bins. Actually, the; ^ morning^ Ernest; i don't know what the inequities| taxpayer and responsive to our general said, in what amounted to; "''"" "'""" U: ~ T '~' " 'needs. We are all dependent on'a charge of falsehood, "tliej-e was! CHIROPRACTIC Is The Secret To Better Health ASK A Chiropractic Patient Phone 1905 For Appointment Witih Dr. D. E. DOLAN Chiropractor 720 SPRUCE Yes, with the approach of Fall and the prospect of soon spending more of your time at home, you'll want to dress-up your home . . . make it more livable . . . more presentable to guests. Garfinkle's has a wealth of new home furnishings. Come in soon . . . see our new selections . . . and remember, you can buy what you need and want at Garfinkle's on easiest credit terms, always! DINETTES You'd expect to pay as much as $100.00 for, now $69.95 Save up to S30! Just imagine . . . this heautiul Kuelme dinette at this low price. Its beautiful colors and handsome styling make it a wonderful addition to any home. We also have handsome, roomy utility cabinets for as low as only S15.50. SLEEP LOUNGE Here's smart living room furniture, bargain priced: Makes into an ultra comfortable bed at night. Your choice of a multitude of colors in heavy mohair frieze. Rubberized hair filling. $279.95 value for just KOQLFOAM PILLOWS If you suffer from hay fever or are some other type of allergy victim, here's one way to improve your condition — buy a pair of Koolfoam Allergy - free Pillows! They're smooth, soft, buoyant ... never need punching or fluffing. Adult and junior sizes. Priced as low as 7th and Shawnee Phone 930 Stevenson said the support pro- turning to his home Tuesday even-'day. BETTER THAN COCONUTS—Zuma, left, and Bongo enjoy a tasty bottle of specially-prepared coconut milk as they are fed by Arusimo Bronzini, director of the Rome Municipal Zoo. The baby gorillas are believed to be the first to be shipped to a European zoo since the end of World War II Born in the French Congo, the simian infants were purchased for $4800. They'll soon be too heavy • to sit on Bronzim's lap.. • for perishable products such as livestock and dairy products. The best answer to this situation Stevenson suggested, is an economic policy that would insure high employment and purchasing power plus protection against "unreasonably low prices" for producers of perishables. Troops Continued From Page One two outposts west of Bunker Hi!l about 7 p. m. Saturday. The Reds fired about 2,500 rounds of mortar and artillery and brought up four of their tanks, the officer said. j There was no report early this morning on what happened ati these two positions. Bunker Hill is a strategically valuable knob of high ground within sight of the Panmunjom; truce center. The Chinese touched off their: Saturday night assaults with an artillery and mortar barrage described as "very heavy." At least 2.500 rounds crashed down on the Allied-Held slopes. Then a beefed-up Chinese company of 200 men charged two outposts on the southern slope while! other Chinese hit a forward position to the east. Ground fighting also flared anew j on the mountaineous eastern front. Troops of the U. S. 25th Division' fought with fists and bayonels for; several hours Saturday morning! before they drove off a reinforced j Communist platoon. Allied warplanes kept up their! "round-the-clock bombing of Ked Korean targets Saturday DOUBLE - BARRELED APPLIANCE BARGAINS! From Norge and Garfinkle's! Either Gas Range Or Washer Just $139.95 Valuei NORGE RANGE NORGE WASHER A big, full 35-inch gas range that will compliment A real beauty and a dependable time-saver! any kitchen'. Big family-size oven . . . twin storage Equipped with pump . . . full-size 8-position wringer compartments . . . porcelain enameled finish large 3-vane agitator ... all porcelain tub . . . slide-out, drop-front broiler. 8-pound capacity . . . adjustable pressure control. ENJOY NOW! EASIEST TERMS! Get years of enjoyment! 7th and Shawnee Phone 930

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