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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1957 THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE and LOGANSPORT PRESS, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA PAGE ELEVEN World Population Goes Up 120,000 Each Day . *. __»-. A -. * /TT-n \ T*» II-. n ^ -.*.*. **« mliT^ /v»» /v^fo PTT*ATinl AC 11 WASHINGTON (UP) — In the five minutes yon spend reading thU dispatch, the population of the world will grow by about 450 persons. It has increased by 120,000 since you read yesterday's newspaper. By this time next year, there will be 43,000,000 more human beings on earth than there are right now. By the end of the present century, at the present rate of increase, the population of the world will be 5,400,000,000—double the present figure. Authority for these statements is the United Nations Demographic Yearbook, an annual compilation of population statistics from all parts of the world. The new edition discloses that the postwar population explosion is still in full swing, particularly in underdeveloped countries. The introduction of modern health mea• sures in these countries has .caused death rates to drop sharply, but birth rates generally remain at traditional high levels. The result is that world population is growing at the fastest rate in history, approximately 1.7 per cent a year. The rate was 1.2 per cent only four years ago. Prior to World War II, it never exceeded 1 per cent. Latin America Leads The most rapid increases are taking place in underdeveloped areas which are least able to feed additional mouths. Latin America leads the world with an annual population growth of 4.4 per cent. Africa and Southwest Asia are | to close behind with 4 per cent, according to the U.N. survey. Both the United States and Russia are growing at a rate of 1.7 per cent—She world average. ease or other catastrophies unless human beings act soon to "bring about some limitation" of their own fertility. He then expounds a view that brings him into direct conflict with the Roman Catholic Church and other religious groups which oppose "artificial" birth control: "Fertility limitation by contraception is the only acceptable means of reducing the rate of population increase." To those who hold- that contraception is immoral, Hertzler re plies that over - populated countries, threatened with starvation, always resort to some form of birth control. If it isn't contraception, he says, it will be such "frightful acts of desperation as abortion, sterilization and deliberate killing of newborn babies. J .'T>he situation seems to resolve itself into a'choice between contraception and some kind oi murder," _^_^_^ ii ' ' Marshal Zhukov Doesn't Look Like Number Two Communist .•~._- im _„ An « _»_"«—i .«f fVi A "Drrael/ 1 ! Marshal Geor,gi K. Zhukov'sjday of hunting aod for a recap treatment on his visit to Yugo-;tion. slavia may indicate that he is not really a contender for top Soviet leadership. Certainly it seems to that President Tito — who — does not' regard for the Nov. 1 spot in the Kremlin. Zhukov went to Yugoslavia 'in his capacity of Russian defense The xiic i^ov .«* ——: — . » it, was entertained in Belgrade as the guest of Gosnijak and. other high _.. 1 • J-»,1*n.t* '•£»-»*• rt _ T At 111* the for .to'inspect'milt rtary installations; - ; It seems entirely unlikely also that he would have paid so little -attention to a man who, he thought, was breathing down Khrushchev's neck in a bid for leadership. Zhukov, of course, is as much a Communist as Khrushchev is. He also is a member of the Com- ment at the Presidium. At that time,''-Zhukov' was promoted from .alternate to full membership in the -Presidium. There have been reports ever o.^ ~— .-=-- since that Zhukov, in command of taken ior a tour fc he : armed: forces was the real , * • _'.__L' .^..li" . i« T^- 1! _v*f9 fT^ IT n O Toured Country rest .of the time, Zhukov NEW RURAL FIRE TRUCK-Here is the brand-new fire engine, equipped with ft has a^hor S epow£ engine, and weighs 23,500 pounds fully loaded. (Staff Photo). I'll If ' lAi-U J.H..IA, • **"• power in the'Kremlin and that he tight supplant Khrushchev as No. man in the Soviet collective lead- Perhaps Non-Political These reports ntey prove to be correct. But Zhukov's visit to Yu- avia did nothing to substainti- them. The routine manner of of the Population Reference Bureau, calls it "one of the most ominous developments of our time ... as great a threat to mankind as the atomic bomb." Dr. J.O. Hertzler, professor of sociology at the University of Nebraska, asserts in his new book, "The Crisis in World Population,'.' that "horrendous" problems lie ahead "unless fairly direct and expeditious action-is taken soon." The Nebraska professor says science may be able to increase the world's food supply;"greatly"_ in the future by increasing the yield of farm lands, by developing artificial foods, through "hydroponic" . • » • -i Jil^l*. £nf\Ae* any other be en (Khrushchev in the Kremlin Burin* his 10-day stay, Zhukov Ipute which resulted in the , treated as the defense country would have Zhukov's support probably saved r JU'U-L11A£ U»VJ •*« " ^ ' " * saw Tito just once. That was when he went to Tito's summer home the Slovenian Mountains for a in ing of Georgi M. , Malenkov, Vyacheslav M. Molotov and Lazar M. Kagsnovieh from the govern- Even Kremlin Hatchetman Can't Keep Everyone In Line _. _-_„„.^ . . -i _i___«4 V,^f;vnn n \'O\&- tWO Hlllll< Jefferson Bureau Jo Hear State Head At Tuesday Meeting George Harvey, head of the;'research department of the state farm bureau and a^vinemiber of the tax and legislative team of the state bureau, will be the guest speaker at the annual oyster and •chili supper meeting of the Jefferson township Farm Bureau, to-be held Tuesday evening at the Lake Cicort school.' Serving will begin at 5:30 p.m.' Mr.- and Mrs. Ross Gibson will head the committee in charge ;of the dinner. Those attending are asked to bring table service and a pie. Officers will be'elected when CM Pet and Hobby club members meel with their leader Mrs. Guy Bropkie, The group will answer roll call with "something for which to i>e thankful." Members are asked-_to •bring their gourds. Cars In Collision U Sixth And North ^ Two cars were in collision al Sixth and North at 11:20 a.m. yesterday. Drivers were Oatherine:E Dalton.2205 Jefferson, who was charged with running a light, and Ronald L. Ranee, 1420 Usher. Mrs, Dalton put up $15.75 forfeit bond for city court. Her car wasn't damaged but an estimated $133 damage was done the Ranee car, according to the police report.- By SEYMOUR TOPPING haired man stepped before a BERLIN UP) — His fellow Germans call him "Little Stalin" and "Kremlin hatchetman/' Even Communists recognize him as in Ger- techniques are grown in which edible foods „_ e in solutions of chemicals and water, by using food resources from the sea. But he warns that "much of this is still a hope and not a promise." Calls 'for Birth .Control Hertzler warns that nature will intervene "in a characteristically ruthless manner" to halt population growth through famine, dis- Many Mergers Fail In Ranks of Industry . . _ T _„ ____ (trn^,._ j-.jrivv\n ftF" rnQ i • CHICAGO pTJiP)—A good _ many industrial mergers have failed, a study showed today. Joseph K. Wexman, director of the Management Seminar for Smaller Business at the University ol Chicago, said many .merging companies have overlooked oiie essential ingredient for success'- good management. Of the estimated 5,00i» mergers since World War H, he said, oniy a small percentage actually have proved successful. '' "True, some of the mergers were entered upon merely to sell off the assets of the companies that were purchased," Wexman said. "But most mergers were made to expand the buying company. Cites Ill-Fated Mergers "And in many such cases outcome was disastrous. The buy- ng companies just didn't see that brings to mind the 1JJO i v**fc»£* n»w*i »-•* -""e insistence of Russian experts before the Kremlin dispute that the Russian armed forces were not involved in politics and that Zhukov had no political'ambitions. Belgrade dispatches reported before Zhukov's arrival that he would try to sell Tito the idea of making Russia his sole source of arms, instead of getting weapons from 'the United States, and that Tito would refuse. After Zhukov's visit the dispatches said that he seemed to have accomplished little if anything in negotiations. It is true that during the visit Tito recognized the Communist puppet government of East Germany. But- that hardly was a matter with which ZhukW was concerned. ' One interesting thing about Zhu- kov's visit is that he went from Albania, the little country oft to Others at 8.99 Navy • Aqua Pink • Plaids • Black • Grey Smartly styled 2 pc. dresses in Chrome' Spun Rayons and Cotton-Rayon-Lurex fabric. Some are crease resistant, water repellent, luxurious texture. Sizes 10 to 18. Dresses advertised similar to picture shown. READY TO WEAR DEPT. SECOND FLOOR than capital, plants or distribution channels." Wex-man,' president of Phoenix Finance Co. and its subsidiaries, :ited several examples of mergers hat went sour. A watch company, for example, bought up an electronics firm, an aircraft parts manufacturer and several other small companies, only to wind up with a net loss of .everal millions. An industrial combine corpora- Yugoslavia Communist satellite the Adriatic Sea. Russia has built up a formidable naval base there, at Sasebo, ig companies just oiant see uiai. ,y e nava ] b ase there, ac baseoo, ;ood management _ was more im- Deluding facilities for submarines in.rf'inf Hmn ranitaT. Tjlants Or ',,^\rh onnl^ nT-iArata in fVie Medi- which could operate in the Mediterranean. It is'possible that the visit to Albania ranked with _or surpassed "in importance • the visit to Yugoslavia. ion bought ools, radio, into coal, electronics erials handling equipment, Wex- man said, but had to skip its last dividend. A manufacturer of vacuum Cleaners bought up several firms n the electrical appliance field^and n three years.,showed an eight- million-dollar loss. A Scarce Commodity A machinery company bought up companies producing cans, radio jarts, heavy machinery and candy. Sales soared 'from 1/7- million dollars to 57 million in one -y ear But profits dropped to'; less than one' million, compared with $2,300,000 the year before. "The scarcest commodity today or any time is good management," Wexman said. "Not finding this in a hurry, a company might send a vice -president experienced in electronics to manage a newly acquired subsidiary producing • ice cream." • • No doubt the merger idea is sound, Wexman said, "if the parent company does not overlook the compatibility of the proposed project with its own operations." "But where good management is lacking," he said, "not all the financial resources in the world can ensure success." Brawls follow US Grid Game corpora INDIANAPOLIS Iff) - One you* machine i was injured ; seriously and three others were arrested Friday night "the most hated man many." He is Walter Ulbricht, 64, the stocky, cold-eyed boss of the East German Communist party and Moscow's "star pupil" among satellite leaders. This fall the Russians have reason to pin Red stars on him. While rumblings of discontent against Moscow domination swell elsewhere in Eastern Europe, Ulbricht has killed off stirrings of independence among the IB million East Germans. The bearded Stalinist dictator has whipped East Germany into the No. -1 Soviet satellite. Industrially, East Germany now ranks second to Russia within the Soviet bloc. Strategically, it provides bases for 22 Russian divisions and supporting air units—the main Soviet striking force confronting Western Europe. Blocks Independence • Politically, the East German puppet regime has given Russia a legal facade for blocking creation of a reunited Germany through free elections. To reward Ulbricht, Soviet party chief Nikita Khrushchev recently flew to East Berlin, kissed the German on both cheeks and tagged him for a key role. In the future East-West struggle for Germany, the Russians will pit Ulbricht against Konr-ad Adenauer, re-elected chancellor of West Germany. As the Russians'purr over Ulbricht, what are the East Germans saying? One night recently in a heavily guarded studio of West Berlin's Radio Free Berlin, a gaunt, gray- vision camera. 26-Year Red Defects He was Prof. Alfred Kantorowicz, a faithful Communist for 26 years. Until a few days before he had been professor of literature at East Berlin's Humboldt University and one of Ulbricht's pet intellectuals. Now he had defected to the West. . Denouncing Ulbricht's "terror" rule, Kantorowicz. said: "I have two million East Germans who have fled'to the West and the some 450 refugees who each day escape to freedom. now' lost- my last illusions that a new better world can rise out of •so much filth'." .Kantorowicz spoke for the restive students, professors and artists of East Germany who are agitating underground for an end to "suffocating" Stalinism. .The professor spoke also for more than Rain Mfarther Forecasf By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A rainy weekend may wind up with a return of frosty weather to Indiana by Sunday night,, The Weather Bureau forecast rains ending- Sunday, to be followed by a chill in temperatures of 34 to 38.. Mild daytime temperatures in the 60s are due to dip to the lower 40s. Read the Classified Ads Reports Fence To Sheriff Burton Meimeri, route 3, city, reported . Saturday morning '--ta Sheriff 0. R. Carson that a fence on his farm had been damaged-in four places along a 30-rod stretefc by a car, or cars, leaving-' *h« road. Three fence post were broken down. A hubcap and two pieces chrome, believ.ed to be from a -ISofl or 1951 model car, were found r a1 the scene. -The fence was apparently .damaged last week end, nen told Carson. FAST ARRESTS On the day after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the FBI arrested and detained 1,771 potenially dangerous aliens, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. and ma- at- out following a series of brawls at the end of the Shortridge-Broad Ripple, football game at the Short: ridge stadium. Charles Wilson, 14-year-old Shortridge student and stepson of the Rev. Jack Mendelsohn of All Souls Unitarian Church.. suffered head.and face injuries. He said he and two companions were ~ l tacked by a gang of youths side the field The attack came a short time after police broke up a series • of fights after Broad Ripple defeated Shortridge, 19-13. Patrolmen Robert Wilkerson and.James Barman said that the end of the game about 75 to 100 youths moved from the Shortridge side to the Broad Ripple 'side of the field. . The three youths arrested were taken into custody on the field It's Delicious Police said one of them carried 14-inch butcher knife. Fre e Country MONTGOMERY, 'Ala. : (OP) Mark GImore, ]/7-year-old Negro, was fined $50. and court costs Monday for walking through a city park restricted to use by white persons. The Burner with a Brain! 7he GA.S Company FRED A. HAUSS, District Manager This amazing new top-of-the-range burner makes every pan and kettle in your home an automatic cooking utensil. No need for expensive • plug-in fry pans, deep fryers, and sauce pans when'you have the ingenious Burner With A Brain. 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