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PAGE BW35 THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE and LOGANSPOR1 PRESS. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA SUNDAY, OCTOBEK J, IMS. Editorials... BUILDING CORPORATION FOR JUNIOR HIGHS? ' Before a decision'is'reached as to-whether to build the two new junior highs through a building corporation or,not, it seems prudent .to ask,/ "Just'what will the junior high .student population be here in two, three, or four years?" As far as the public is concerned, ,the urgency '. of building sooner through the , cpstlier. school '. building corporation : as against waiting another year for the possibility of obtaining "a much-less costly. Common School. Fund .loan,.should be decided primarily on the heed for ; the':new junior high-school space at the time of completion under either of the;two plans. - . Is the upper elementary school population increasing so -heavily here that we should start building immediately, or at /.least "as quick'ly as possible? The-answer, to that question'is determinable, and, need not be guessed at. . The junior high-"enrollment of 1,962, 19.63, and .. 1964, is'now! in the'elementary schools, and a fairly accurate estimate';, of our junior' high space requirements in ..-those years can and should' be ' made now, so'that there will be .no need for the board to shift the-blame to anyone if "we lack the. school space in the next several-years; The responsibility lies with the school board. We have repeatedly purged -that a sound building- program be accomplished without delay.. Yet at the same time, the construction should be accomplished at the lowest possible'cost t'6*t'he:tax- : '. payers, .consistent 1 with actual building needs. Interest on a Common School Fund loan is 2 per cent.. Interest on bonds issued by a building corporation will run close to 4% per cent. On a two million dollar loan or bond issue, paid off in equal installments over a period of 20 years, interest costs to the local taxpayers will be approximately half a million dollars higher oh the building cdrporation bond issue than on the same program accomplished with a loan through the Com• mon School Fund. . • .. If the school enrollment will be such as to require the new junior highs before 'they can be built with a Common School Fund loan, then we should proceed -now with the 'building corporation program. If junior high school enrollment in two or three years will not be so heavy as to make immediate building mandatory, then the taxpayers should be saved the-added half million dollar cost, .and we should do all possible to obtain the Common School Fund loan. 'This'is the determination our'school board 1 ' must make. GEORGE E. SOKOLSKY THE LUST FOR LEADERSHIP Many persons these days talk about leadership, about the need for broader, more intensified leadership. It:is difficult quite to understaH what they mean because aclr.alty the history of the 19th and 20th ; centuries ^has been a revolt against' leadership, an effort on the part of the individual to think things ' out. for himself and to act upon his own judg- •'•irient and to take the consequences. That: is why during- these , centuries there have' been so many changes and many of them' have been for the better. When great historic changes take place, . many institutions of social value temporarily seem to collapse. The disturbances caused by such changes are always more trying to contemporaries than they are, • significant in history. During this century, when material security seems so urgent, suoh movements »s fascism, nazism, communism, -socialism, / and may others have developed to achieve, total dependence of the individual upon the state. THE CONCLAVE OF leadership which appears in the general assembly of the United Nations is not too impressive. -These are not men of broad culture or of noble aspect; most of them are practical politicians, men who fought their way up through revolutionary forces or - through 'the ap- aratus of party organization. Most of the -men at this meeting who stand out as leaders and who * control &3 lives of people : ,and Vn€ destinies of nations are startu'ngly not strong men, not handsome men, not powerful personalities. There is, for instance, not an orator in the crowd,. Khrushchev, Nasser, Castro, Eisenhower are not great speakers -either in voice, in gesture . or in nobility of 'thought and expression. Nasser's monotony was shocking in view of his power to sway men. , YET THESE MEN are. leaders and men follow them. .Why? What is the attraction? The answer seems to be that in an age of action, men of action are ad- ROMEO AND JULIET ANGELO PAT RI 'Engagement' fs Alarming To Parents DREW PEARSON NEW YORK. - Nikita Khrushchev is a long way from fulfilling his boast that Russian Communism- will replace ' American Capitalism; . but at least. he can ^ay that he' has taken over part of the family fortune of Secretary of State Herter. When. Khrushchev drives out to Island for week ends,. he was about as easy as getting a $3 hunting license today. When he built the house that Khrushchev nosv occupies, it cost WALTER WINCHEiL ' ON BROADWAY Ceiebs About Town; Ambassa- cellent shine the man tipped him dor to the United Nations James J5 and a lecture on doing your - Wa'dsworth, illustrating freedom, job.well. "I used to shine shoes in strolling Park Avenue without po- the Bronx when I was S," said lice escort or bodyguard . . . Alan the stranger, "and I was so good King "breaking up" Lucille Ball at it I hired other boys to work with his sidewalk quipping on.B.'- for .me" .-. . Then he got into his way at 53ro' . . . Ruby Hart Phil- car and drove away . . . The ex- lips, reporter in Cuba for The N. bootblack Is now a multi-million- Y. iTimes (for 25 years), amusing aire . . . Dress mfr Henry Rosen. Stork Clubbers with" anecdotes a- feld. bout Castro & Co, . . Ambassador Gen. Romolo (of the Philippines) _• Broadway Ticker: The late Dan- using a table in the Waldorf's ton Walker's assistant for 14 Peacock Alley .to go through his yearSj Constantine Soloyanis, daily mail ... The Red Skeltons ; vrites: ...j am convinced that Dan rocking,over Joe E. Lewis mad- was closer , Q n (han n or 61 as libs at the Copa . . .Mexican star reporled It appears . de fi n it e that Cantinflas strolling 5th Avenue he had two children both _ deai and smoking a cigar almost his He marrjed .;„. France after the size . .. . Stardust enjoying the fh . s( . War ,, _ _ You can purchase : Latin Quarter Japanese show: vic(or g >s esta(e ; n Connecti . Dons Day, Claudette Colbert and cut {m a mere fmm _ Nan . Polly Bergen . . . Mickey Mantle, cy McElrov (her Dad - s chairman home-run star; enjoying the Hotel O ' f thg board at Proctor & Gam . St. Montz lobby where autograph. Me an<J former Sec>y of Defense) will wed broker Lee Folger. His father was former Ambassador to ' Belgium -. . . Talk about cousins! Sallies in Our Alley: In Lindy's Listen to the oew disc "Condemn- a group gabbed about Khrushchev. ed without Trial" and then "Ten- Castro and Nasser coming to nessee Waltz" ... Big Blaze: town, "I wonder," chuckled one, Margo Mozer, new Lisa at "My "how the Broadway phonies are Fair Lady ," and ex-AH-American enjoying.the competition!" . . . basketball star. Toni Lavelli . . . Topic A in Hollywood was Sma- If you wear a Castrp-type beard tra's frantic support of the Demo- (or bealnik style) Ao ^ t expect cr'ats. "What's Frank got against to pass lhe stork CIub rope That the Republicans?" asked a listen- goes for U] too ; Mr Lincoln _ er. "He's made 4 million dollars under them in the last 4 years!" „, ,. , _, _ , „ , J Tables-for-Two: Pat Booties ,..,. ... .. „ . ,, actor-kin, Frank Boone,- ond Jan- Midlown Vignette: One of the - ice Burdett are a ^ ht , duef at largest police guards protects Sardfs . she's heiress to a copper- Moscow-stooge Janos Kadar, the zinc forfune c Gir , ^ Hungarian Red Chief . .- . Be- Runni - and indl f strialist Ned tween 75 and ipo cops are deploy- N; «, j i mperia le ed tnere . . . Mrs. Mona Fox, 80, . Hdr j^ Coleman J ^ Cowan, one getters didnt recognize him m 11111 11,000,000 and was considered the and . Society's Peggy Hitchcock - f -, ,., r T1 , coffee and sandwiches all night.,. — Jazzician Allan Eager (on most' beautifuL on Long Island. the appreciative police ! ce , for montrhs) r . e . sum ! n f at P'J?' Probably it still is. The house has • ,. , ._ ,„ '„ „,,„_,„„ £ =iv land • • • ^e e Magid (pilot for 45 bedrooms and 25 bathrooms, ^'^ m from a quarter to S1X - Delia Reese) with Valerie Marks plus several miles -of driveway, "and the place is now- worth around .$10,000,000. four servants (and kin) to serve Mcmos. of a Midnighter: The of London's social set at the Embers . . . Hugh O'Brian and Rus- ;elle Patterson at Jannsen's . The family, father,; mother, mired. ; These men' are like swift - daughter and son, were at the (Jin- automobiles in a race to go faster ner table at the close o'f .an or- •* -. . . . and faster, harder and harder, dinary day of work, school, duties ff" ds them in the multimillion- It is not'high thought that is "want- .and play. Mother noticed a ring Collar , mansion built by Mrs. ed but action, action for action's on Clair's ' third, lefthand finger Chnshan Herters^ grandfather, sake. Note' that Stalin avoided and Clair said promptly, "Wads- Her er, in contrast, spends his leaving Moscow; Khrushchev worth and I are engaged." week - ends ln a New York hotel chases about the earth. He/keeps There' was an instant's silence on moving constantly. ...He is and brothOT Allan broke it wilhi . . noisy, quarrelsome, an egomani- .. Huh , Last week , he ave tha f The mansion Khrushchev occu- ac, but he moves about. He is a ri to Doris .» .. He di | no such pies was built in 1911 by Charles The Soviet government bought Je " n , Sim . m ° nS " Ric . hard , Braok ? Woolwortl, Donahue, sooo rich', the estate in fl. presumably It's a Doll over at -the Buddy a " d Church at The Golden - ,,, i i_ j t L L 11 a a -L/ull uvci dL-.iiie JJUUU.Y E? ^SLlf ^ £ Haeketts . . . Jacqueline Park ^ Hack ner new groora reconciled the Th next day. I just lost my head, . Wv!e .. g ia](ies Gre(chen ( lus lhose or flies back to work at his desk man .of action, of action for the sake of action. Questions And Answers Q_Who was the first American commander Ito lead American troops on European soil? . A—Gen. John J. Pershing. •Q—Is the Sweet Bay Magnolia ^n evergreen or a deciduous tree? A—An evergreen in. Florida and a deciduous tree in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Q-Who established the U. S. transcontinental hiking record? A—In June, of this year two British sergeants hiked' from San Francisco to New York in 67 days—ten less than a transcontinental mark set in 1910. Q—What requirement must be met before, a trademark can be registered with the U. S. Patent Office? A—A trademark must be in actual use by the company in interstate or foreign- commerce at the time the application for registration is made. People need less advice on how to stay young ond more on how to grow up. aNEA , for a cruel sport called "badger baiting." They .were placed in barrels and then made to fight dogs that were pushed in to drag them into the open. . Hence to badger meant to tease. Q-What role did Caesar Rod- .ney play in the-adoption of the Declaration of Independence? , A-On July 1, 1776,'Rodney rode 86 miles on horseback from his farm near Dover to the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia. He .voted to adopt the'Declaration of Independence, thus breaking the tie in the Delaware delegation. Q—What is the origin of the. Q-rWhen the people of Ind£expression "to badger," mean- china celebrate Wesak, what- ing to tease? , ; • '... event is commemorated? A—Badgers were once used A—The birth of Buddha. CARNIVAL S"i^with™h^;tata P^, grandfather of Mrs. He, bought it this 'afternoon." "Have ^- * nd Usurer of the Standard The first debate between Vice some more .chicken,-Allan," said Ol1 C ° m P a "J before .it was split President Nixon and Senator Ken- mother hastily, and surprised at "? .ty ^^ Roosevelt s trust- edy did nothing to advance" these this sudden generosity on his us- bating. Charles Pratt was born men from the standpoint of lead- ually less • openhanded- mother j" 185i >' m the g ooc ! old davs whe ^ 'ership. Here were presented, on where his second helpings, and here were no income taxes and television, two. youngish, tired- . thirds,, .were -'often reluctantly the exploitation of public lands looking men who were exceeding- granted; took what the gods of- ly polite to each other, who fered and attended to it. - • . seemed to agree with each other Later that evening when both go-anywbere. That s the way it is. about nearly everything, but who children had gone to bed, their'. J !l ibe !? ft out <-». everything if I expected to reach their goals by lather said, ."What now? She's break .°" wlth mm different .means. The . spectacle scarcely .put .of childhood; lean ' It is just too bad that "it is the was nonsensical. . as a slat,, as unaware of the mean- way'thing's are." It is not a good THESE 'ME,N represent two ing. of 'engagement' as • her pet way that permits children to. ape- vastly divergent views of society; ; kitten. What'is.it. anyway?" adult ways, ways for which they one, Nixon, believes in capitalism "It's the .style; You and the are not prepared either in mind which he .calls ."private enter- boy of the 'moment -become en- or • body.. It is toe bad to spoil prise," a synthetic term that gaged 'and 'Go steady.'- Neither of their childhood, a period of life hardly represents the mechanism; them has the .faintest idea of what when they should be as free of the dthei< Kennedy, is'a Fabien that means—what we mean by it. such' associations as they are sup- Socialist who believes, that it is it's not a good idea and I'll have posed to .be. It is too bad that the duty.-.and .responsibility of "to tell her so." She will have to they are allowed to do such mean- government to operate - the eco- i e turn the ring and I'll try to ingless things as ( "going steady" nomic mechanism.- . Kennedy g e t her to see why but at her and, meaningless as they .must . eschews communism which pro- a ge I'm not sure I can get her be, take the edge off .the exper- vides the same means, but he is a to see'anything but that we are a ience that will, later on in their Fabian Socialist. . ••.•••' couple of old meanies who don't Jives, come to them, the most When: Vice President';Nixon po- understand how things are today, thrilling, the most, important ex- litely reiterated that'the goals of i>u be'told all the other girls are perience ever to come their'way, both were identical but the means g 0 j ng steady and she'll be the the real engagement, the real different, 'what he said was most - on ] y one who ca tft." emotional experience of falling in discouraging .-because from such "'gut mother, can't you see? love and knowing that it is return- a statement ione can only infer Waddy and I do, everything to- ed, full fold. ' ' that both are Socialists butjf a ge ther. I can count on him and Parents are left no choice. The different pace. What difference : idea' must be wiped .out—ring does the pace make if the end is {j rst J ODS . a pd telling why .they bqunden fidelity, the whole imag- i. state monoply of all life,? _ ttonk they-should'be hired. One-"inary situation by strict orders Which of ..these two men is the said, "l! am iiexperionced:" the. and. enfprce'ment;. Children .must leaner, the-slower, or. the faster? niHipr said "~ ' ing over Capitalism—though Joe Stalin, not Mr. K., was then running the Kremlin.. Tito Almost Bolts - gluu[Ja alc ultlle[ulg wllll ^^ It was hushed .up inside the Cohrl and Fea t ure Sports to take ,.. ' ' ' lalemea 17 '>' ea United Nations, but President Ti- ove , thcir Pa tt e rson - Johansson L , eshe "f.f ™ s ' now st °F- to of Yugoslavia got so indignant co ^ at . L A deal be made shows with her songmanship at at the operations of New York. this week ... They say Bolivian the Music Ha ". • • ,, Dee Dr " m ' pickets that he almost packed up Tin T A p atino is the mon . >™nd s way of cuddling a love and went back to Belgrade. benind the Mej i jcan roup that song at the Camelo . . . Dinah It was 4ast action by Sen. bought the St. Regis Hotel on 5th Wasnir«ton sdebghtful version of George Aiken, Vermont Republi- Avenue . . . The H. Kresges (of" T , X MTav ^ e Sorry Tomorrow But can, which kept him here. ' the Dime Store chain) are letting l m ' In Heaven lon 'g nt! Three members of the Yugo- it perish ... Kim Novak says slav delegation had been kicked those bruises came from her ex- Stage Door: Bette Davis, back and cursed by a gang of Yugoslav cited dog. Her chums are not con- on B ™dway in a hit, served her refugees who had arrived from yinced . . . Puzzlement Dep't: Chicago to demonstrate against Why a. local newspaper dropped ..„ , „. , „ „ ™-, », -.r , .._;•:: __ :J i:m_ i-;_r:i. b«i;:«»«v ™i,,™« i^^ Broken Dishes. George Cukor, Puzzlement Dep't: apprenticeship in stock at Ho- Chester, N. Y. The play was he -can be sure of me when we Tito. New York police paid little Jackie Robinson's column (be- attention, and: when Ambassador cause he came- out for Nixon) but -Marto Nikez/c protested to the runs Mrs:'Roosevelt's. She backs ! alent He discouraged. Young State Department,-' the police all- Kennedy. bied that nothing had happened. - become a housewife; you'll never The State Department was-incHn- New^ Yojk Street Scene: A ^e an actress" . It must be ed to believe the police/ chauffeur-driven car stopped near ^"- ,^™ re , ""f" 1 " 1 ot ^ M thi, nnint Senator Aiken a bootblack stand pear 38th Street. P lume , ^s to Wasmngton Sab- At this point, Senator Aiken, OCCUDant go t out and sat in baths to rendezvous with Stuart who operates a tree nursery m lne occupant -goi ouc ana sai in _ . ,., n ,. , • f _. r , i • • -, i , '••, .1 ^-a rhair^tn navp his hnnis 'shinpn UAU.HJH ui j_/a JJuuce, ir\ine out Vermont and .is a delegate to the I: 0 "- 1 ? ° . " ,? sn ' n ^ n : • • thprp v vonn ., »H a ir i™, lona TIN A^pmhlv -withnnf henpfit nf T" 6 b °5' was doing a slip-shod job tnere . . ivonne AOair. too long UN Assemmy. witnout neneni pt Thp rnstnmpr said- "You absent from the Big Street, au- hi-fi diplomatic training, got into ™ « • • • rln f c "™ m . er . sald ;_ ..™ u .Hitinn«l fnr "n« R» Mr" « lam - nrf diplomatic training, got the act. .- : He learned that .Yugoslav refugee pickets were parading up and dowi. i» front of-854 Fifth Avenue sit here. Let me show you how to 'ditioned for "Do Re Mi, do-it" . . . The startled kid obli«- Phl1 Silvers. It would be her first where the Yugoslai' mission. is ^ located. They were, .chanting murdered, murderer, murderer. ed . . . After giving the lad an ex- sh ° w since she married milljon- -- : ------- ------- — aire H.. Patterson ,... .Girls! ami Biltmore' Hotel at Coral Ga- "West Side Story" wants dancers to tour Australia! And party given by Do- Mrs. "Honey" Cast of Characters: Doris Day,, . The incessant chant -Jjegan to Fit " . ald wife of the . mayor of who finished her tuiUon and now get on T,tos nerves. He made Bostfeon and dmother 0 ( John is eligible to be a Christian Sci- moves toward returning to Yugo- Fitzgerald K enn edy, now a can- ence practitioner . . . Fess Wil' ^ "" - «??u rr-. ,. , u j e ' With Tito the only head of a didate for President. . ... . . u aid,"'I am jus.t as experj- be save'd'from tHeir ignorance so The absurdity of ths debate ap- e - nced - as : he is." It sounded' that"- theiiplife's 'happiness may be peared in the ridiculous question- aw f u l from men who--presume tto ensured,-' . ' ing by. radio commentators -who lea ders'hijp' of-'', other "'men. -'..But .'.' " -?• ! ', -±r- were either badly coached or in- t h en this blandness, the unexcited , Angclo Patri offers, readers sipidly' naive. Each candidate bowling seems characteristic of booklets on a variety' of subjects was asked to state.why he thought a u th ese leaders, except Khrush- concerning child training. If you that he.was worthy of the Presi- c heV who bellows and'brawls and would like to have Ws booklet dency. And the marvel of it is O f( en w j ns his points. No. 303, "Feeding Children," send that each one answered such a Whoever advised Nixon to be- 25 cents in coin to him, c/o this question. corneas mild as the complacent paper, P.O. Box 99, Station G, A LEADER OF MEN never Tom D ewey . did the man no ser- New York. 19, N.Y. ' once a "name" band lead- Duri a wa]tz wjth ^^ er< now supervises the mail room Communist country who has re,- Dov , H Mrs F it zgera id exclaim- at N. Y. Musicians' Union H'quar- mamed aloof from the Kremlin, ; in ed; .. Is6n ' t it . wond e r f u l-my son- lers . . The Canadian million- act has quarreled repeatedly with .^ Joe Kennedv has made aire ( a Mr. Cooper of Montreal) the Kremlin this would have been Frank]in D Rooseve it President." who flies here to get that ''grey a bad blow to the United States. J(je Kenned had ]xm . a con . ing-at-lhe-temples" look at Char- .It would', also have been a b.g tributor to ^^ campaigni and l es of the Rilz . . . Wayne Rog- boost for the Kremlin. apparently had joked to his fam- «rs, star of the new upcoming tv So Senator Aiken demanded j, (hat j le had - be£r) the main . series "Stagecoach West," who that the State Department act. It ring jn electing Roosevelt-A was a Wall Street broker with the did. Assistant, Secretary of State C o nc l us i on vigorously disputed by firm of Haydn-Stone . . . Ruth Foy Kohler called on the Yugo- Dowiing and (he others Shepard, the thrush with the hour- slav ambassador to express his .., Howeveri » says Eddie Dowiing glass figure at Viennese Lantern,. regrets, while the police moved . 110Wi ••! believe' that Joe Kennedy was a Michigan Sunday school- states his qualifications; they are inherent in his personality. These two candidates sounded like very young men applying for their THE SUNDAY PHAROS-TRIBUNE and LOGANSPORT PRESS Published eacll Sunda'y .by th*« Pharos-Tribune and Press. 617 K. Broadway Log-ansport,. Indiana. Entered as-second class mall M. the PostofHco" at'Logansport, Cndlana. under the act of March 8, 1879. The Pharos-Trlhun«-est. 1844-' The Preas-est. 1SS1 • The Sunday Pharos - Tribune ind Logansport Press. lOo per 2opy:-..Sunday 40c per week by carrier. The Pharos-Trlb-une, evenings and The Logansport Press, mornings and Sunday 40o per week by carrier The Pharos- Trtbune, and Ujganaport Press 70c per week by carrier. In lio- gransport. 35c per week outside of LiOgansport. By mall on rural- routes in Cass, CarrolL Fulton. Piilaskl, Miami and Whit* counties,.each .paper' 310.00 year: outside Indiana, .$18.00 per year. AJ1 mail subscriptions payable In id-rance'. - : No mall •ubscrlptloD ' sold wherey«r carrier . cerTlce la maintained.'--. - • Inland Kawa^a'per-' Repreaenta- Ui (Released by The Bell Syndicate) HUBERT LAFF-A-DAY "What's all this; worry about taking care of-senior citizens? Why can't they become baby sitters like grandpa and grandma?" "A. piece of my I the. shouting pickets out of ear- fcegan p]anning ri g ht t h en to put marm 3 years ago . ... Anne Ban£ vu i. i. r • i. j his son in the White House. And croft's dressing room at "Miracle Result: As Khrushchev nnished it lboks as if he had a d Worker" with this guide on the bis long harangue before'the_UN chance to , hat a can wal ,. .. Yard B Yard ufe • Is Assembly Tito was the only Com- become a truth „ Hard Jnch B ^ Kg A cinch ,.. mumst not on his feet applaud- - ing. And as Castro and others have attacked the USA, the entire Yugoslav delegation has sat v on its hands. , . Joe Kennedy's Plans . Eriends of the late F. D. Roosevelt recall an incident which they say may have had something to do with the ambition of Joseph P. Kennedy to make his son Jack President of the United States. After Roosevelt was elected in 1932, he went off on a cruise on the Vincent Astor yacht Nurman- dhal, taking; with him those who had played an important part-in his campaign—Jim Farley, who later became Postmaster (Jeneral; Frank Vfalker, who succeeded him as Postmaster; and Marvin Mclntyre,. who became his appointment ..secretary. Remaining, behind on the Florida mainland wereJJqb Gore, who became Governor of Puerto Rico; Eddie Dowiing, tfie actor who had been'head of iFDR's stage, screen and radio committee; and Bob Jackson, Democratic " National Committeeman from New Hampshire. They were guests of old Hemy Doherty, owner of the Mi- "Looks like she married a aood eroviicl"

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