IOGANSPORT PUBLIC CLOUDY Logansport—Cloudy with occasional rain or drizzle tonight and Thursday. Little change in temperature. Low tonight in the 40s. High Thursday in the 50s." Sunset today 4:32 p.m. Sunrise Thursday 6:26 a.m. Outlook for Friday: Mostly cloudy, mild, rain likely. NOW IN OUR 114th YEAR HOME'EDITION HOME TOWN Founded 18< For All Department* LOGANSPORT. INDIANA,. WEDNESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER J3, 1957. Fall-Leaned United Pre«» Wlr«»' Day mid ~' •-" Price Per Copy, Seven Cent* HUGE MISSILE FIRED BY U. S. Invite Judges To Meetings At State Hospitals New Siate Law To Be Discussed -• At Longcliff Session •All'Circuit and superior court judges of the 21 counties served by the -Logansport state hospital will meet at LongcliFf at 10 a.m. Saturday. Dec. 14,. to discuss provisions of a new law governing admissions which will take effect Jan. 1, 1958, according lo'Dri John Southworth, superintendent. Similar meetings will be held simultaneously at • the 'Dr. Norman Beatty Memorial. ' Central.. Evansville. Madison and Richmond stale hospitals. The new. law passed by the 1955 General Assembly makes uniform • various types of admissions to all psychiatric .hospitals and schools for the mentally retarded in the state. , •New commitment forms, neces- PLAN ACTION Logan Committee Still Hopeful for Bypass Members of Logansport's Bypass .that the local bypass will be in- committee' met Wednesday after- eluded in the 1958 road program, •noon at the homc.of the'committeej He pointed out that the gover- j chairman, Mel Riley, 13-14 _ East nor's office did not release 'details jBroadway, to discuss the course of the, .entire program, although of action it should take in view of it did state where 61.13 miles of the fact that the local bypass was controlled access superhighways not included in the .$120,000,000 and. 15,98 m.les of new urban high- state-highway program for 11)58 an- ways in the state would be located, nounced late Tuesday by Governor Riley expressed the hope that Harold Handley. ! Logansport's bypass will be includ- •Riley said he-, is still optimistic ed when details of 1958 improve- Christmas Sfrore Hours Scheduled To Begin Nov. 29 _ ^ Local stores will begin their | secondary' hfghways,' Handley's of- Christmas schedule Nov. 29, v;ith;£j ce indicated. merits on primary and secondary roa.ds are released later, ton the primary system, 97 miles of new pavement and 10 bridges will be built- and 91 miles of new road and 31 bridges are .,scheduled for the'stores remaining open until 9 p.m. each Friday and Saturday until' Christmas. The stores also will remain open until 9 p.m. on Monday, 'Dec. 23, and Wednesday afternoons on Dee. sitaled by the law will be review-':4, 11 and 18. They will close at 5 ed by the judges at their meeting here. The gathering also will give the judges and the Longcliff staff an opportunity for' discussion of mutuarproblems and permit them "to'become better acquainted, Dr. Southworth pointed out. The judges will -be guests of the hospital at a noon luncheon and those desiring to will be taken on p.m. on Dec. 24. The schedule was agreed upon Wednesday morning at a meeting of the Special Activities and Store Hours committees at Chamber of Commerce headquarters in the city building. MANSFIELD IN SPAIN MADRID, Spain (UP) — Sen. a tour of the grounds to give themj]y[ji ie Mansfield (D-Mont.), a first hand knowledge of the faci : lilies and the treatment -program at the' hospital. ' Judges to attend the meeting at the local state hospital are those of Benton, Boone, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, BamiUon, Hen- member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, began an inspection tour of'American military bases in' Spain today. 1 Mansfield and his wife flew here from Casablanca aboard a U.S.' military plane Tuesday night. During their dricks, Howard, Madison,' Miami, j visit through Saturday, the couple 'Montgomery, Parke, Putnam, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Vermillion, Vigo, Wabash, Warren, and White counties. will visit their daughter Anne, 23, a Smith College student .currently studying at the University-of Madrid. lke r s 'Future Security' Talk Slated Tonight Second Meeting Of Week With NSC Is Set For Thursday WASHING-TON (UP)—President Eisenhower takes his campaign for American self-confidence into the Southwest today with a major speech in Oklahoma City on "future security." The address from • Oklahoma City's Municipal Auditoriurr will .be carried to the nation by radio and television. It is the second in a series of special efforts by the President to bolster public confidence at a time many of his countrymen believe Russia is forging ahead in satellites, missiles and general scientific achievement. Eisenhower, keeping up the strenuous official pace he has followed since the Soviet Union set Sputniks zooming into space, won't pause in Oklahoma City for a night's rest hut will . board his i plane about midnight for a sleeper jump back to Washington. Meets With NSC Thursday Thursday he will preside over the second National Security Council meeting of the. week at the White House and attend in the afternoon a meeting o£ defense industry executives organized as a civilian reserve force. On Friday morning the President will meet with his cabinet ANNUAL SUNDAY SCHOOL CONVENTION OPENS The bypass chairman recalled that Lt. Gov. Crawford' Parker in an address at a local Rotary club meeting on September 23 made a definite promise that Logansport would get its bypass, but he did not say when. Members of the local bypass committee in addition to Riley are Georjf3 Brubaker, Mrs. George Kimbrough, William Huff, Ed Yeazel, and Mayor Ralph Eberts. This group was chosen by a citizens committee composed of representatives of local organizations which met last spring to seek a bypass for Logansport. The road construction program already announced by Governor Handley's office includes a bypass j and then, unless some v new crisis for Richmond and nearly seven; interferes, fly later in the day to miles of bypass improvements for j Augusta, Ga., for a long week end Kokomo,' as well as overpasses!of go lf, in West Lafayette and Gary. I While the President tonight is 'Riley declared that the local by-1expected to follow his main theme J ' At "chins up" ' nr America, his pass committee will try to obtain another appointment with the governor or the state highway commission chairman to learn the''sta- tus' of the Logansport bypass plans. DEMONSTRATE U. S. JET STRENGTH RfCORD FLIGHT —Gen. Curtis Lemay (middle) holds a brief- Ing with officers at Westover Air 'Fore* Base, Mass., before talcing off in a KC-135 Strato- tanker (shown) with a crew of 18 on a record flight—to Buenos Aires via Fortaleza, Brazil (map). The 6,300-mil* hop is the longest non-stop,' non-refueling flight for jets on record. With Lemay are Maj. Gen. William P. Fischer (left) and Capt. Charles Gandy. (International) RITA PLAN'S TO WED FIFTH TIME WHERE THERE'iS SMOKE?—Writer-producer James Hill, lighting H cigaret for movie star Rita Ha; worth, is rumored to b* the leading man •* choice lor the red-haired itar'g fifth husband. Go»»i ku It that they will marrjr at Chrtatmad ttme. Unt«rj»aUonaU The Rev. M. L. Robinson, pastor of the host church; Dr. Walter Hand of Indianapolis, principal speaker at the morning session; and Albert Rodgers, president of the Cass county Sunday School Association, left to right above, are shown as the annual Sunday school convention opened Wednesday morn, ing in the local Baptist Temple. Dr. Brlce Fitzgerald was scheduled to discuss the Weekday Religious program in the county during the aftc-rnoon, followed by election of officers. (Pharos-Tribune Photo-Engraving.) $350,000 PLAN for America, his particular points of emphasis were expected to be continuance of a strong mutual security program of foreign aid .to. friendly nations us the pressing need for substan- ally improved scientific educa- on in this country. Concerned With Education Eisenhower met in late October ith a largg group of top-flight :ientists during the early Amerian 'jitters over the Soviet Sput- k. He reported later he was "as- _-nished" to find their chief con- ern was not the relative scien- fic position of this country now ut "where are we going to be in in years?" He said federal aid should' be rovided if necessary to meet "The isolute necessity" of increasing ie scientific output of American chools. Sen. John W. Bricker OR-Ohio) choed today the President's coti- ern about future scientists. In an ddress at Central State College in Vilberforce, Ohio, Bricker said the uantity and quality of scientists nd engineers produced in this ountry compared to Russia are ause for much more concern than iussia's satellites. Favors Bond Issue to Build New Grade School Yule Savings Hub Checks To Be Mailed More than $132,000 in Christmas avings clubs. will be mailed to •rea residents during the next week by Logansport's two banks and the First Federal Savings and ,oan Association. . < Malcolm, J. Raub, president of he Farmers and Merchants State Bank, said checks totaling about 1135,000 would be mailed to club members early next week. The 1958 club will begin Monday. The National Bank of Logansport will send about $M2,000 to ,550 club members about the middle of next week, according to Harold B. Robb, president. The Na- ional's new club also starts Monday. Deadline for payments to the .957 club is Saturday. Checks from the First. Federal Savings and Loan Association will be in the mail Wednesday night, About 1,500 club members will receive a total of $155.000. Dwayne W. Hodges, executive vice presi dent, said the new club would begin Dec. 1, but payments will be accepted after Thursday. Mamie's 61 stBjrthday Celebrated in Advance WASHINGTON (UP) - Mrs .'A proposal .for a $350,000 bond issue to build a new grade school in Logansport was made Tuesday night: by school board president Don O'Neill. O'Neill suggested to school board members at a meeting in the Administration building that funds be raised through general obligation bonds, and that the school be built on the Fairv.iew park ground which was deeded to the school city by Lo.gansport. The property was given k> the school city with the condition that school construction be started there within five years. , No action was taken on the proposal inasmuch as O/'Neill asked the board .members to -think it over until "the December board meeting. He told the board that with the rapid rise in construction costs the school city connot afford to wait any longer.'Construction costs have increased more than 100 per cent since Columbia school was built in 1948, O'Neill said. He added that he would like to see grade school construction- begir next year. .The bond .-issue would require an 11 or 12 cent increase .n 'the tax rate if the bonds were retired in 20 years.. At the same ,iriK!, the cumulative building furic rate would be reduced by the same amount, [n other .action the board approved a plaa to provide "schoo KILLED IN TRAFFIC HAMMOND (UP) — Raymonc Graczyk, 25, Hammond, was killed jy telephone"' for a local high school girl who is ill with rheumatic fever. Telephone equipment will be installed in her home and in her classroom at the school. The cost of the equipment to the school city probably will be less than $50 for the rest of the school year according to Charles L. Sharp,' city school superintendent. Sharp said the state would pay 80 per cent of the cost above normal school expenses. The girl's parents are financially unable to pay for the special service, Sharp said. O'Neill said he thought it would be classified as a special education service. Board members voted -to adopt the plan as an experiment. — A claim for $144.10 submitted by the Nazarene church was rejected. The claim was in connection with church plans to'buy lots at -the site of the old Hendricks school, whidi are being used as the site of the special education building. It covered expenses of the church during the' proceedings. O'Neill said the land, which was given to the school city by Eel township, could not be sold because the school city did not buy it. He said he could see no josti- fication for paying the claim. Payment to Perkins-Will architects, of Chicago, for. their work on the ' Washington and Danie! Webster expansion ^projects, was postponed until the firm submits .bonds and insurance certificates.. The board accepted aluminum facing -for both 'of the schools, built-in .cabinets for Daniel Webster and the use of asphalt instead Hint Launching Success Over Atlantic Range Two Top Space Experts Called To Washington Meeting CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -(UP) —A huge missile was fired from .he Air Force missile test center here at 11:28 a.m. c.s.t. today and roared over the Atlantic tracking range in an apparently successful launching. The needle nosed projectile was believed to be a Navahp, an intercontinental missile still on tht stockpile here although no longer manufactured for the Air Force. Nuclear Weapons Ready WASHINGTON (UP)—Two top Army space-missile experts have been summoned here for urgent conferences Thursday on the launching of an American-made satellite. At the same time, the United Stales is pounding home that at key locations all over the world it has nuclear weapons ready on instant notice to deliver a missive counterblow should Russia launch a surprise attack with ballistic i missiles. The two developments put the nation farther out in seizing the propaganda offensive from Russia as President Eisenhower prepared tonight to deliver a second "chins up" science and security speech at Oklahoma City. Okla. Called to map plans with tli« Pentagon and the National Academy of Science on the satellite effort were German-born rocket scientist Dr. Wernher Von Braun and Maj. Gen. John B. Mendaris, commander of the Army's Huntsville, Ala., ballistic missile center. Reason Not Given There was no indication whether their presence would mean a speed-up in the placing of a fully- instrumented satellite up with the Soviet Sputniks. That is scheduled under the Xavy's non-military "Vanguard" project for next spring. Launcbings of six-pound test satellites are set for next month. Vanguard officials, who had to • design their own propulsion equip- by radio that hejmgnt, said the United State* expected to land here at about i^id have beaten Russia in the 2:10 p.m. c.s.t. i satellite race if they had an Army His direct .course from Buenos'Jupiter-C rocket from the start of Aires to Washington was about! the International Geophysical Year LeMay Seeking Return Record Jet B66 Bornbers Parade U. S. Might WASHINGTON (UP)-Gen. Curtis E. LeMay drove his mammoth four-jet tanker through the skies today in an effort to set a hard- to-beat record for non-stop jet flight from Buenos Aires to Washington National Airport. 5,000 miles. Less than 24 hours after hanging up a new world distance record for a nonstop, non-refueling i project in 1955. Mendaris and Von Braun were expected to work out with officials here the size, shape and weight jet flight, the air vice chief of staff i of the satellite they will hurl into left the Argentine capital at 3:27 a.m. c.s.t. The KC135 craft set its distance record by flying 6,300 miles from Westover Field, Mass., to Buenos Aires Tuesday. If it completes the flight to National Airport, it will set a speed record because no previous jet mark has been established between Buenos Aires and Washington, D. C. But LeMay hoped to set a mark that would be hard to beat until better planes come along. He carried with him a letter from President Pedro Aramburu to ^President Eisenhower hailing Tuesday's record flight, for a jet plane which 'was not refuelled in flight. The trip down through the substratosphere required 13 hours and two minutes—an average of a minute, after midnight today o[ viny i tile.-They rejected glazed i nearly 490 miles per hour. when his 'automobile swerved off a Hammond street, rolled 75 feet into a field and struck a tre4. CHURCH FIRE VICTIM' PETERSBURG .(UP) — The Cup Creek Baptist" Church, v a tiny frame country church, was destroyed by fire Tuesday with a loss estimated at $6,000. ., •. tile for the entrances, and kitchen equipment. Trustees decided that the .superintendent should determine the number of paid days teachers and other school personnel will receive for absences in case of death in their 'families. -. School janitors were voted a pay increase of $12.50 monthly. The flight coincided today with space with their powerful Jupiter- C, a .test rocket which has been used in atmosphere re-entry experiments. U. S. Reassuring World Since last week, when the President acknowledged the Soviets were ahead in some areas of missile development, the United States has been trying to offset the threat by reassuring the world of its power to devastate Russia if the Kremlin launches an attack. In Paris Tuesday U.S. Air Force Gen. Thomas S. Power indicated America has planes in the air around the.clock armed with hydrogen bombs. Although he did not specify what their bomb load was, Power said "they're not carrying bows and arrows." His statement followed the record flight of a new jet KC-136 tanker plane from Westover Air Force Base, Mass., to Buenoi an 8,100 non-stop flight from Cali-lAj reS| Argentina, noivstop and no fornia to the Philippines, by three B66 bombers of the U.S. Tactical Air Command in another show of global strength. These planes were refuelled several times en route. U.S. jet bombers refueled in flight have flown nonstop around the world. refused. Complementing the KC-135'» flight was the non-stop flight at three B-66 jet bombers 8,100 miles. The three .bombers were refueled on their dash from. California to the Philippines Tuesday in 17 hours. RETIRING FARM BUREAU PRESIDENT Schenck Urges Farmers to Accept "Fast Time" •INDIANAPOLIS. .(UP)—Retiring President Hassil E. Schenck of the Indiana Earm Bureau today urged Hoosier farmers to ""accept" a fought , against Daylight . Saving Time, even in the summer. : Schenck spoke on man; issues and problems. Lower Producer Cost . v , , ,. . ,, c ,,, JUUWCi .r ivuLiv^Ji VWB new Indiana law legalizing fast | 6 , d th f their h . I-! .un fli.^. «n«lUn j*P ssnnli 1tnr\v ' •* . vv "* *•"" ... ? time five months of each.year. .Schenck, who will end 23-years as head of the IFB next Dec. 31 ilems "will never be satisfactorily settled through government pro- Washington newswomen gave a Sci Se. ore-birthday party Tuesday for the First Lady. She sipped pink champagne and blew out 16 candles on a birthday cake. The hostesses .said they picked t6 because it is 61 "spelled back- .vards" and besides, the girls add- sd, "A woman's only as old as she 'ooks and Mamie looks bloom- "When we met a year ago, the time situation in Indiana was in a dilemma. Today the law provides for uniform time throughout the state.-I trust.the farm people will, accept this compromise" and re- garc". it as a decided improvement over the time confusion that did exist.'" Hooiier farmw* long have grams, we became interested in producing numbers of bushels of wheat, rather than in producing quality," he said. "As a result, we today have millions of bushels of wheat in storage, with little value as food." Schenck reviewed at length a duction- controls and government controversy between private power fixed prices." "First emphasis" in reaching an- aswer to the problems, he said, should be on "lowering the cost of production." Schenck urged members to make "a far more extensive use of "your own cooperatives" in helping reduce production costs. ' He said farmers paid too little attention to developing and extending a system of markets. He said they did "a poor job" of producing quality products. "Under our recent farm pro- utilities and Rural Electric Membership Corporations. Schenck called the issue "not only currently important, but (one which) will be increasingly important in the future." He said no private power concern "should object to farmers owning'their own facilities if they can save themselves money." Own System "Necessary" "It would seem at this time," he added, "that it may be necessary for farmers to build their own generating and transmission system. It would provide added values to the farmers, plher'thari the savings, on electricity. "In the areas where the generating plant would be built and where. industries served by it would;operate, there would be opportunity for hundreds of part- time farmers to have off-the-farm employment. The economy of the whole southern ar.ca of the state would be greatly stimulates." Schenck paid tribute to the national ranking in size of the IFB. "Geographically," he said, "Indiana is small, In cooperative enterprise she is the greatest. By the law of averages, we should be about 12th 'in membership. In reality we are second." Schenck Mid this ranking is du« to "determination and teamwork."
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