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Logansport, Indiana
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Friday, May 31, 1957
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THE PHAHpS-TKIBUNE P HOC RAM FOR IOGANSPORT f. An Adequate Civic C*nt*r 2. An Ad.quot* S«wag> Dupoud SyriMl 3. Suffi!c«nt Parking FaciltfiM Our Renovated Bridges We congratulate the state highway department for the excellent work they are doing on our bridge rails and bridge walks here in Logansport. It is a program which has long been needed, and one which will do much to improve not only the appearance of the city and its approaches, but also the safety ,of those walking over. Kevelations of the past several weeks make it more understandable why the last highway commission under the previous state administration never got around to fixing up our bridge rails and walks. The renovation work is being done in an excellent manner, and the present commission deserves the community's thanks. Last Nazi Leaders Only three of the major Nazi war criminals are still in prison. A fourth, Walter Funk, who directed the war economy under Hitler, has just been released because of his bad health. That, incidentally, was more than he ever did for the hapless wretches assigned to slave labor under his jurisdiction. The three that remain are Rudolf Hess, Hitler's chief deputy, who made a spectacular flight to England during the war to bring about a negotiated peace; Albert Speer, munitions director, whose ingenuity in maintaining high production when vital materials were lacking helped Germany to prolong the war, and Baldur Von Schirach, who headed the Nazi youth movement. All the rest were executed, committed suicide, or have .died. Collectively, these men, who were once at the top of the world, illustrated in their careers the truth of the pld admonition, "The wages of sin is death." Anybody who thinks a secretary's life It just a dull cycle of shorthand and typing should note the report of the National Secretaries Association that the average Girl Friday does about 200 odd jobs. So few bosses are efficiency experts. A rock-and-roll singer is said to own five automobiles. Possibly he wants to have at least one parked nearby when he sings, with the engine running in case he has to make a fast get-away. One can almost sympathize with Khruschev's heavy drinking. Think of the terrible things he has to forget! IN THE PAST One Year Ago Frank A. Bott, 59, of 1429 East Market street, died suddenly from a heart attack. Violent winds damaged five planes at tho Bunker Hill Air Force BUHC. Death claimed Oscar J. Henderson, 407'/4 East Market, on his 6(>th birthday. Louis H. Westfall, 73, retired White county farmer, expired. .Ten Years Ago Strong winds accompanying a rainstorm In CasK county eatisod extensive damage lo power lines. County Auditor Paul Barnett reported 153 foxes killed in Cass county this month. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Norman Williamson, route 5. n daughter, at the St. Joseph hospital. Twins, a daughter and n son, were horn at tho Cass county hospital to Mr. and Mrs, Everett Cripe, Flora. Mr. and Mrs. John Kcll/cr, 412 Wheatland avenue, are tho parents of a daughter, born at tho Cass county hospital. A daughter was born at the St. Joseph hospital to Mr. and Mrs. William Grinloy, 111314 East Market street. Twenty Years Ago Jake J. Tagsert. 70, retired printer, died at his homo in Logansport. John II. Miller, 1)0, retired lumberman, died at his home in Peru. Wilbur Orval Shaw, of Indianapolis, won Iho SOO-milu Memorial Day classic with an average epuod of 113.nil miles an hour. Loweil Erniu Powell, 22, who resided onu mile north of Mctirawvlllo, was run over and killed by his own tractor. Miss Ilngol Thompson, 45, of Delphi, died after undergoing a major surgical operation. Thelma Horn, 30, was killed in n car crash ilx miles north of Peru. Fifty Years Ago E. H. Stewart. Panhandle engineer, has purchased a 10-horsepower Lnmberl automobile. John Marvin has been chosen president of the Fishing & Camping Club of the Panhandle shop employees. August Wasman Is opening a cigar store, billiard and pool room in the new Jordan building on Market street. • ' Clara Rathfon of this city is one of n class of B4 to graduate from the Indiana Normal School at Tcrre Haute. Drew Pearson's MERRY-CO-ROUND Friday Evening. May 31, 1957. WHAT WILL THEY COME OUT WITH? Drew Pearson says: Ike's White House budget is far bigger than Truman's; Ike thinks Billy Graham would be good for Africa; two months required to reach one Senator by mail. WASHINGTON — There's been a lot in the papers about different departmental budgets, not much about the President's own White House budget. During the 1952 campaign, Ike used to stand on the rear platform of his special train and tell how, when he was a boy in Kansas, he and his brothers dropped a nickel. It slipped through the cracks of the porch, and they got down on hands and knees to fish it out. .General Eisenhower told the story over and over again — until newsmen knew it by heart — as an illustration of how he would save every nickel if elected. The year that Ike was elected — 1952, the 1st year under Truman — the cost of running the White House was $1,883,000. This year Ike is asking $2,051,000 for servants, gardeners, food, and olher housekeeping expenses for the 1958 budget. The cost of his office has increased even more, The last year of Truman, the executive office cost $8,166,000. Eisenhower's first year it was $B,725,000. This year, 1957, it is $10,715,000, and for next year the President is asking $12,047,000. This does not include his two helicopters which are. charged to the Defense Department, his private plane which is chai-gcd to the Air Force, his military aides and staffs which are charged to the Pentagon, .nor. his chauffeurs which are charged to the army. The telegraphers and code room cryptographers'were civilians under FDR and Truman but were put under the Army, by Ike. It now takes double the number of Army personnel to do what civilians once did. Figures on the total White House staff are not available, but it's cstimaled that the over-all figure has about doubled, though this does not show in the budget, because so much personnel is borrowed from other departments. The White House has grown under each succeeding president so that it now occupies Uie building which once housed Ihe entire stale, war and navy departments, adjacent lo the White House. Plans arc even under discussion to tear this building down and replace it with a modern office building in order to house the ever-growing White House oEJices. Tliny Need Hilly Gruliam U. S. Ambassador Charles Bohlen, hest-informed diplomat we have ever sent to Russia, got only nine minutes with President Els- enhower (luring his recent stay in the U. S. A. Ike did not seem particularly Interested in talking to lilm about our chief rival. Barbara Ward, British-born authoress, got 30 minutes. In great dc-- lail, she told the president about her recent trip through Africa. The president listened carefully, said nothing until tho very end. Then he remarked: "What those people need Is Billy Graham." Postal Go-lloumi A Colorado official who wnilod two months- without an answer from Sen. Dennis Chavox (D., N. M.) has finally learned why Cha- VOH didn't answer his letter. It's probably the greatest postal •merry-go-round in Summorfield history. The slate official, Tvnl V. Goslin, of the upper Colorado River .Commission, hart written Murch 12, asking permission to testify before Chavez' public works committee on u bill lo creatn a federal .outdoor recreation commission, Two months Inter, Goslin's badly batlerocl letter finally turned up on the desk of Sen. James E. Murray (D., Monl.) one rnlnulo after Murray had convened the hearing on the outdoor recreation com-, mission bill In Ills Senate interior committee. Here's what had happened lo GoKlln'K two-monlh-old letter: 1—It arrived In Chnvex' offlco on March It), was then forwarded via the Senale post offlco. lo Murray, whose interior committee had been assigned the bill in which Goslin was interested. 2—By mistake, the Senate post office sent the leller to former Illinois Congressman James C. Murray in Chicago. 3—Realizing Ihe error, the ex- Congressman marked the envelope for return to Senator James E. Murray of Montana at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. But in some mysterious way it wound up in the Montana State Capitol in Helena. 4—The Slate Capitol readdresscd It lo the U.S. Capitol in Washington, but by error wrote "Congressman" James E. Murray instead of "Senator." 5—For the second time, the Senate Post Office in Washington sent the letter lo ex-Illinois Congressman Murray in Chicago. (i — Ex-Congressman Murray again readdressed the envelope to Senator Murray in Washington. But for the third time Ihe Senale Post Office returned it lo Ex- Congressman Murray in Chicago. 7—Finally Ex-Congressman Murray made sure that the letter would get In the Senator. He placed the latter in. an new envelope and addressed It lo Senator James E. Murray, Room )ll. Senale Office Building, Washington, D.C. •Senator Murray finally got it on May 15—two months after it was written, and just one minute nfter the hearing at which Goslin wanlud lo tcslify iiad begun. Latest State Department wisecrack: "John Foster Dulles should call on Bill Knowland, the Senator •from Formosa, and ask for an official apology." . . . Chiang has talked about paying the U.S.A. an official visit this year. It's now out . . . Chiang is juat as unpopular on Formosa us Americans are. When he flrnt arrived, his troops were credited with killing some fip.OOO native Formosans. The nn- tivo Formoson is indigenous lo Urn Inland and is not Chinese. For many years Formosa was under China, then It was taken by Japan, now is under Chiang Kai-shek nnd Ihu U.S.A. During nil tho talk of who should govern Formosa, nothing IIUK bcun said about the lony- sufforlng Formo.Han people . . Mnyho they should govern themselves . . . Chiang's two brothers- in-law, ( T. V. Soong and II. IT. Kung, arc reputed lo he among tho wealthiest men in the world. They live In New York, haven't been lo tho Far East for years . . . Dean Achoson as Secrclary of: Stale conslslenlly argued that tho Chlnose Mainland could not be retaken from Formosun. I'rcisldldnt Truman supported him. Achcson claimed Chiang's biggest mistake was In fiiillnK to lift the poverty- stricken masses of the Chinese people. As a result ho has no real following Is China. LAFF-A-DAY Angelo Patri Sentence Is Problem for Small Child "Our little son seemed to be learning to talk all right until this past month when he began to choke and sputter and stutter when ho Iricd to tell us something. A sentence seemed lo bother him but not single words. Why should he begin to stutter now after he had begun lo talk so nicely? I do not believe he is stuilering. Stuttering is a speech handicap that calls for the attention'of the. speech specialists. Little children, with emphasis on small boys, ara likely to slammer soon afler Ihey start talking In sentences. This is not caused by a speech defect. It usually is caused by the child's desire to say more in less lime liian his speed) development permits. Children of three years do not have a largo number of words at their command; their speech mechanism is not yet fully developed; they have more lo say than they huvc power to say because •they arc not yet able lo control tho energy Ihey release In an effort to lell a slory. Hon-ce tho stammer. When this happens, be careful to relax. Tho child Is under len- sion, and until he relaxes ho will be unable to talk freely. Let him know you, ore listening by saying something'such as, "I'm listening, dear. Take it easy." Don't look directly at tho child lest the power of your feeling, your anxiety •lo help him, Increase his anxiety. Give him plenty of time, and if you see he is still .struggling, talk gunlly lo Jiim about what he is trying lo lell and Ihen let him take over. Bui don'J, tako his story from Jiim. . f ' Give blip/' all the- lime he needs and be u good audience. Some- limes a child fears he is nboul lo lose his audience, and in Jii.s, haste lo lell lha slory before that Imp- pens he floods his speech mccl'.u-. nism with energy and Is lost. U would bo a mislako lo cenlcr •a child's attention on htatsuccuh at this stage, U would be n mis- lako lo drill him on consonants and •syllables. Be content to repent what ho sny.H Incorrectly, clearly iind wllhout remark. Children Imitate the speech and acquire the vocabulary of thoso In their Immediate! family circle. When tho pattern is good, the Imitation will reflect II. Talking should be us natural lo little children as breathing and usually is. Jusl lallc genlly lo them, give lliem time, read to them every day, sing lo them often, talk as you would have them talk, and thoro will bo litllo difficulty cxcopt with geUln'g them to slop talking once In a while. Stuttering Js another matter and ahould bo treated by the specialist. * * •» , Save your child from UIR unlinp- plncKH broiiKhl on liy funi's. Dr. Putrl loll* liow lo ifufird iitfuliwb chUdhoiKl fonra III Jilx taiiflel, 1>-1, "H'enrii." To obinln u copy, semi 10 conU In coin to him, c/o thin piipor, T. O. Box 90, Station G, Now York 19. N. Y. (Released by Tho Boll Syndicate, Inc.) Roll Out Red Carpet For King of Hoboes DE£ MOINES (UP) - Sam (King) Cole, 07, king of the Hoboes, found the welcome mat out for him at the Iowa stalehouse and the Polk County jail. Colo, who hinled earlier lie ex- ipected a royal welcome from Gov. Herschel C. Loveless, wasn't disappointed Monday when he showed up at the governor's office. Cole was presented with citalions proclaiming him an Iowa colonel and a governor's aide. The hobo king expressed satisfaction as'he stuffed th e papers in a bulging •brief case containing numerous other honorary citations. Earlier, the Hagcrslown, Md,, liobo spent Ihe night in jail as a guest of Uie Polsk County sheriff. He arrived here en route to Brill, Iowa, to arrange for Ihe annual Hobo Day celebration next August. Cole responded lo the Iowa citations by calling Ihe governor a "great guy." Then ho observed: "Iowa has one of Uie prettiest Capitol buildings in tho world, but it needs a good sand blasting." Justices of Peoce Make Up Wedding Audience LIVERPOOL, N. Y.—Ml', and Mrs. William Schapley can boast of one thing about their wedding. There were 41 ju.slices of the peace present. They were to be married by Liverpool Justice Irving 0:"Ji, who is also an instructor at u magis- Irules' Irnining school. Orlh had arranged for an instructor to lake over his class so he could marry •the Sch'apleys, but at Ihe last min- ule the guest instructor .couldn't make it. • Orlh solved the problem by marrying the Schupleys in the cafeteria of the local school where magistrates' class wus held—with 40 class member.';, Justices of the peace, as wllnusscs. Town Objects to R. R. 'Line on Main Street SUBASTOPOLv Calif. — The din and duller of Ihe Petnlumn nnil Simla Kosa Railroad, a Redwood Empire short line, disturbs some citizens of Sebnslopol, In the heart of northern California. The rail lino runs right down tho main street of tho town. Leonard Arnell, chairman of Snbuslopol's planning commission, wants the transportation company lo pick up its roadbed and go elsewhere, "Sevastopol," he complained, "Is the 1 only city in Iho United Slates Unit has freight earn going clown Us main streul." The rail line, under n franchise granted by the cily, has this right- of-way until luoil. Will Nllmc I'eiuil Ilcml INDIANAPOLIS (UP) - Governor Mandloy said today he expects to appoint n successor lo Thomas Tll'fee, resigned superintendent ot the Indiana State Ponal Farm, some time next week. Sol Plioiiu Rate HitnrliiK INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — Tho Indiana Public Service Commission today sct'Jiine 27-2'J for a re- 'hearing on n rate increase granted In January by a previous commission to the Indiana Telephons Corp. Tho ulllily serves 42 exchanges in Southern Indiana. PHARdS-THIBUNE rh»r»» mtubllBlitiil 11)44 Joiirnul •M«t>ll>h»<1 184* ll«V«rt»r ulnhllulm* in Trlliun* «MhlUh«l 1MT Walter Winchell Broadway and Elsewhere Broadway Heartbeat •Celebs .About Town: Franchot Tone and' actress Dolores Dorn- Heft, in Gatsby's adoring each other. Wonder why - they haven't confirmed or denied the "secret" •marriage talk? . . . Janet Blair, whose spacious terrace (on East 52nd Street) has pear, peach, apple and willow trees . . . U. S. Senator Sparkmang of Alabama and! his wife in Lindy's; before witnessing "My Fair Lady"! . . . Marlene Die-l crich in Reuben's! ^ impellent over the! tardy arrival of her daughter's ex-i peeled image . . .1 Critic John Masoni Brown strolling at«s 58lh and 5th in the Sabbath heat . . '. Buddy Adler. 20th Century- Fox chief, inspecting "Bells Are Ringing" for the second time, "to make sure" . . . Sophie Tucker and Edmund Colliding, the director, swapping nods with respective worshipers at El Morocco .... Gwen Verdon, star of "New Girl In Town," hastening East on 4Cth after curtain-time . . . Desi Arnaz strolling- along Central Park South. Sallie In Our Alley: One of "The Follies" girls was showing off her latest gift from her newest conquest . . . "This kind of mink," she said, "js very hard lo get" . . . "You mean," heckled one ol the gals, "very hard to explain!" ... A Broadwayite, glad to bo back after a long stay in H'wood, looked at the Bright Lights and sighed: "They oughta charge $200 admission!" Midtown Vignette: It was Saturday night along Broadway and tho throngs seemed more congested than ever . . . We were among the crowd inching along near <19lh and The Big Apple . . . Suddenly everyone stepped back a bit , . . To make room for a blind man going north and a blind woman going South . . . They were un- cseorted. No dogs or companions . . . Just the familiar cnnc'S nnd cups . . . You wondered what Ihey used for radar — the way they found each other with no trouble whatever . . . They paused to exchange greetings and smiles . . . The people were so touched by the scene — they walked on — neglecting lo drop n coin. Memos of a Midnighter: Mickey Cohen's bizarre quest for publicity (which hn.s amazed even the Underworld) is easily muler.sloiid when you honr thai. Run Hruhl ia writing !iis biography — with a view toward (he big movie money . . . Society wonders if Gerlnide Astor (unwinding from ,lohn .la- col) Aslor) will next wed socialite Sonio Collet!.! . . . Pally Fowler, undcrsUidy (o the leading lady in "Visit To A Small I'lanel," ' lias left the hit due lo an Act of Coil . . . Loui.se Flake i.s divorcing Bob Host, publicist . . , Her market, in the last year . . . Tummy Sands' date has been teen ager Jim Morris. She wi',1 be the lead for tlio new CHS series. "Nancy Drew" . . . Alan Gale will get $«>,000 for 1 weeks' hooking at the Town & Counlry in mid-Oct .... Latest coast feud: Barbara Nichols and Jiiyne Mansfield . . , Tho.su screams you hear from London are Tnll'.ilnh's. The target is Nancy Spain, n critic. Stage Door: Ave Gardner Ivasn't given nil of her lime lo Waller Chiari between movie scones in Mexico. Arthur Weber, wealthy dress mfr, had several dales wilii •lior . . . Farouk gels di'pre.ssi-d when top model Carol LcClnir gels "too busy".. . . Coasters report Rumania's Princess Gliika is mad about Gene Kelly. Nut lonj( ago yon saw her name in '.he I'olynms will) Errol Flynn's . . . The reconciliation is complete between the Rod Steiger.s. They niT pi'.)longing their second honeymoon . . . Hnniltl Lloyd, Jr. has Margaret O'Brien giggling . . . Hongy Carmlclmel anil Arleen wlu-lnn duo'd at Chandler's . . . Hntli Wnldo'x 'ovullnoAs mnde Ihe Kden Hoc set feel good when she nuide her cnlrniKu. The popular co-liost Is Frank Harris, for 24 years wilJi the Stork Club . . . Dorothy Shay, the Persian Room star, and Pop* Whittaker (of The New Yorkef mag) had quite a scene. Cast of Characters: Dean Martin feasted at Danny's Hideaway— but not until the management covered Jerry Lewis' large photo with a napkin . . . Buddy Rich, who won his renown as a talented drummer, shelving it to study dramatic acting ... Eddie Dean, fired a few weeks ago as a switchboard operator at the Friars Club, is tha author of Guy Mitchell's new dis- click, "Rock-a-Billy." A million- copy ditly . . . Lise Bourkin. owner of the most frustrating role any glamour girl ever put up with—in the forthcoming "Love in the Afternoon." She appears in scenes with Gary Cooper and Audrey Hepburn —but the audience never sees her face . . . Benedict Arnold, Vlh. The first of his clan to use the name without a prefacing initial. Dining wilh Iwo ladies at the Assembly on 43rd Street . . . Gladys Hampton, wife of the jazz giant, trying on a full length mink at Bergdorf's in the 90 degree humidity.' Times Square Smalltalk: The Guild Theater (near the Music Hall) features a hit film named "The Green Man." Practically buried on the bill is a short starring Jngrid Bergman. They hiss when the director's name appears: Rossellini . . . liela Lugosi's widow says she isn't Brian Donlevy's companion. Lugosi had several wivesT-which fact mixes up coasters . . . Toni Ar'den opens at the Copa July 18th for 3 weeks . . . The Cohan estate yol only $20,009 for allowing George M's tceveo biog . . . Kazan finally cut 25 minutes from "Face in the Crowd" . . . Ann Woodward, the society widow, is in Paris. They say her most constant escort is ex-King Peter of Yugoslavia . . . Carmen Lombardo and Kenny Gardner, his brother-in-law (and Guy's vocalist), slugged it out to the amazement of bandsmen. The cause is a mystery. Curtain Calls: Phyllis McGinley'i tceveo critique on page 35 of Tha New Yorker . . . Horncio & Lann, Mainbo creators, at the Chateau- Madrid . . . Bi'lafonle's recording of "Cocoanut Woman" . . . Jazz pianist Barbara Carroll's scoro from "Funnyface," a Verve 1. p. . . . Debbie Reynolds and Leslie Nielsen, a new dreamboat, In U-l's "Tammy and Ihe Bachelor" . . . Bobby Haekct.'s new Capitol idbum: "Gotham Jazz Scene." The Late Watch: Faye Emerson did not tell police of terrorists who slrmig-urmed their'way into her npnrlmenl in mid-May. They bent up one of her escorts . . . Don Durant is caroling Carole Mnlthews . . . Jane Russell's this sort of gal: While her housekeeper was mending from surtiory Jane served as her nurse . . . When a Houston ClVxiis) lavi'rn keeper went, berserk lasl week—he fatally shot two kin of juy./. sax star Illinois .lac- qiiel. Innocent bystanders . . . Nothing Like Being Sure: Joanne Dm got a California abrogalion from John Ireland. Next month he will get. his in Juarez . . . Mirror reporter Hob Jones wires thai lie's honeymooning in Florida but neglects to report his bride's maiden name. Tsl-lst. . . . Have a weirdie: Dodo is a German stripper. For weeks she rehearsed a new act for a I'aris cafe. Her big number: A widow in mourning disrobing. On her opening nighl her husband dropped <lend . . . Josh Logan's choice for Lint tin "South I'neiflc") is Frances Noyau, a gorgeous Frcnch-Chinl'se girl. She has never aclixl before. UKDS SHICU, QUKMOY TAIPEI (HIM—Communist Chi- aiesc iirtillei'y fireil <!(»:> rounds at Ihe Nationalist offshore islands of Quenioy and Little Q u e m o y Thursday killing one Nationalist Chinese soldier. A defense ministry communique Maid the casualty was tho first this year, MACMH.LAN CALLS ON Ql'KKN LONDON (UP>—J'rime Minister Harold Maemillan paid his regular call on Queen Kllx.-ibeth Thursday night and it was believed [he government would noon decide wlvth- er she would accept an invitation to visit the United Stales. HUBERT WOULD KIQIITI •CICHVCf), "I want you to meet my husband. HG'B a guard at the tower." I'ultllMheii dntly *x«*i»t Mnntfuy nnd holtilnyn to? iMinriM-Trlbvita C* fur., 517 ttniM DVimdvrnr, I>OKHn«jn>»*<, ImMniiH. IBitt*rttf) MM *ee<>N4 C]M mniter «t tJh.» »<i«t offU<* mt I,«Xrmi»P'»rt, | MI | M MN <]*r th* net mt Mitruk ft Inland IV«WBP*P«V H*irrB*ant»tlY** MUMRIOR A171)IT HL'3»OAI) OK OlHUUI.A'l'ION• AND DrtlTKD FMUB li)>7. Kin); 1'ciluici Syndity. Inc.. 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