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PAGE FOUR THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE-and LOGANSPORT PRESS, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1957 Editorials... Road Numbering Needed In County Motorists seeking a farm home in Howard county will have their task made much easier for them w.hen a new rural road-numbering system is put in effect within the next few weeks. Cass county commissioners would do well to investigate the possibility of inaugurating a similar road marking system here. It would be particularly helpful for the county sheriff's department and the fire department, both of which frequently must make -rush calls to various farms in this area. The reduction in fire losses alone due to road numbering system should more than pay for its- cost. ,. In Howard county- it is costing $8,631.88 to place road number signs at 533 intersections. Kokomo is being used as the center of the numbering system. For example a road intersection six miles north of the city will have a sign, "600 N", while one four miles east of Kokomo will have a sign, "400 E". A farm home four miles southwest of the city of Kokomo might have a sign, "200 S, 200 W", indicating how far a motorist must go in each direction to reach that destination. It is only a matter of time until every county in the state will adopt a road numbering system similar to that 'being put in use in Howard county so that rural travel will be no more haphazard than city travel. We hope that Cass county will be among the first to recognize the advantages of such a system. George E. SOKOLSKY These Days SNOB APPEAL A; fellow asked me why I am not swell; why I don't go to the opera on Monday nights when the swells go; why do I go on Saturday afternoon when nobody goes but old women and little girls. So, J told him that I go to the opera house to hear music and not' to see weary men and listless women calculating the cost of dresses, diamonds and such trivia and making a financial state-' ment out of what they see on a ' women's back. As a matter of fact, were. I on hand ; on such an occasion, I would wonder how many of the baubles are borrowed because it is quite fashionable for jewellers to lend a gaud to a dame with the hope that she might eventually induce her husband to buy it. After all, they're insured and a loss is as good as a sale, maybe better. % • LOTS OF DECENT, musical people want to buy tickets for the COOKING 08 ML McElroy's Wise Act Defense Secretary McElroy's order, restoring 170 million dollars previously cut from basic research funds was a wise and far-sighted action. It is especially important because it underscores a new recognition, at top government levels, that sacrificing basic research for the sake of paper economy is the worst kind of penny wisdom and pound foolishness. This has not always been recognized, as was revealed by the'very cut in research funds which McElroy has now rescinded. The nation had fallen into the complacent belief that we would inevitably stay ahead in matters scientific. The launching of Sputnik, with its implication that Russian rocketry is far advanced, deflated that smug belief overnight. It should not be supposed that former Defense Secretary'Wilson cut back military research funds in August simply because he did not realize the value of such activity, or that McElroy has now restored the cut entirely because he knows better. Wilson's action was taken partly in response to strong public pressure for economy in government; McElroy, two and a half months later, is reacting to public demands that we speed up military research and development and once again take the lead. The pity of it is that something as dramatic as an earth satellite was required to jar the nation but of its lethargy. This was in great part the fault of our leadership, which had neither "sold" the public on the great importance of research, nor given it any clear idea of how fast the Soviet Union was progressing. Now we have been alerted. We dare not lag beh'ind again. of the seats are bought by who care nothing about who believe that is a Greek from "Aida" was written bj somebody called Verdi who must be .a friend of Frank Costello or ,why would he have a name like that? Well, let us not be snobbish about their ignorance. These people do know how to make money, which is a virtue of some kind, and it is aH done so that the figures can be presented to the Internal Revenue Service without fear or trepidation. Also some of them have tlheirs in tax havens and profit havens and such places and are doing very well, thank you, AND ONE MUST respect ability where it is found but why go to the opera, to sit through the period of observation prior to the first act, maybe squirm through the first intermission and then go to a night club to Men to a sultry voice sing a jingle with lyrics that are doggerel, fihe acme of which is that June rhymes with moon? But what rhymes with "Sputnik"? It is funny how history, repeats itself. Back in the days of the Russian revolution, I used to see such bourgeois in Petrograd in the WALTER WINCHELL On Broadway The Headliners Life is a song again for Bing Crosby. The happy bridegroom has a lovely young bride — and happiness makes the most beautiful music. The love story was touched by fate's) customary whimsical flair. It all began when Kathy Grant's parents who hail froml Texas,' decided to! vacation in Holly wood. While stroll ing in Movieville : j an agent stoppedj her and suggested] she try for a mo vie' career. The result was a' Paramount contract. For the next 18 months the studio practically. ignored her. She had bit roles in several minor flickers. And then the studio dropped her. What appeared to be a'period of failure now represents the most successful time of her life. While at Paramount, she met King Bing. the horror of constant rebuffs and the terror of near starvation. Her gay spirit has endured despite unhappy marriages, ill health and setbacks to her career. Even the incident thai made her a clown was a painful experience. She was a minor singer in a Broadway show when the star became ill one night and Martha replaced her. In one comedy skit she was supposed to stumble, down the stairs. When doing the bit she tripped and took a header. ,When she landed—the audience,, thinking it was part of the. act,-was hysterical with laughter. However, Martha had nothing to chuckle-about. Her arm was fractured. .„.".' In the wonderful realm of show biz this is The. Year of Sinatra. In almost every field of entertain, ment Frank- is •"• riding. high—records, teevee and films. r He scales another pinnacle in the "Pal Joey" flicker . . . Sinatra has known the roller--coaster aspects ' of success. His words on the sub- Friendship turned into an on-and- Jeot are thoughtful as well as au- off romance-then came love and thoritative: "People often remark that I'm pretty-lucky. I dont think luck as such has much to marriage. , The papers stressed the difference in ages between the groom Angelo PATRI Child Learns To "Fib" by Your Example "•Don't stand there and lie to me. You know you broke it. I'll teach you to lie to me. You've You've been to Drew PEARSON Washington Merry-Go-Round Force do with it. You've got to have has no calenda^and Cup'id iTin- competition is "too fierce. Luck is different to birth certificates. In- only important in so far as getting cidentally, before she met Bing, the chance to sell yourself at the the following prophetic comment night moment. - After that youve was made by Kathy Grant during got to have talent and learn how an interview: "I prefer older men. to make the best use of it." My Aunt Mary says men are at their worst from twenty to forty, John Osborne, the British play- then they mellow. And I think she's wright who penned "Look Back right." In Anger," has been the season's most-written-about dramatist. In The man who ruled women witih C0 mmon with all playwrights, he a needle and thread, Christian p i ays cat-and-mouse with critics. Dior, has passed. As so often hap- j^r. Osborne recently observed: basic research, peas, his success story Demerged "My play ran for eighteen months in spite of an almost uniformly bad press. American it—they're more re- new concern over the ton brass of t still refusing to keep ttiree-Air he was a yoraf , ton brass of the Air Force are from the blackest tragedy. When in -im a flying next year in few months - his brother was rfti d * Walter Kerr project has untold propaganda value for U.S.; Teddy Roosevelt Memorial stymied by Ike Republican. WASHINGTON—It may seem a long way from a closed-door meet- the Weather Bureau, officers of mOTthiS O f convalescence he be Drew Pearson Says: Pentagon the ^ wither Service of the came ^^^^ in fashions as a cuts discourage hope for burn- Air Force re i uo tantly refused to h<>bb an , d began . mak i n g sketch- cane control; Weather research discuss ke e pin g'the three research ^ planes flying . They agreed wi& . DiOTj who headed a booming bk, Weater Bu . reau meteorology ^ consulted foretellers be^ the Nattona i Hurricane Re- ma]d dedsions in Ms per- S ea ro h project is the most hope- aooA and professional m And M hurricane research w history. he ha d a poetic view of his pro- feader they were under orders from f es sion: '"I think of my work as tneae most, ^ the m^ the maximum Vfte be ^^ to normalcy . So> most you to lie? .. and fat her, angered nik, but there of the singers were shot and Len- at the trouble the broken window c e r t am connec- in became a Czar and the bour- was to give him, thundered, roar- tions just the goeisie ran away, if they could. ed an( j threatened the trembling same FASHION SOMETIMES becomes mite ^^6 him. If the United ridiculous as when American fe- Grandfather w ho had come over States could dis- males have -taken to tiaras be- f ^ broken window so as to cover a way to cause Queen Elizabeth has been rotecf . his sma u grandson from control hurricanes a-visiting. Many faces and the such wratn hearing the noise, en- or predict their the gcen€i with a wave O f pa ths more ac- faand he dismissed the culprit curately, it's hard turning to his wrathful son to overestimate! , iwho taught j^ to lie ? the propaganda when you toW about victory we would: ' traffic ticket; ' whe n win in the Far ° we lost over Sput- not to disc uss the three Air Force the tiara do" not go together, but even their best friends won't tell them. The good, old Republican face resents the tiara;, it regards the tiara as the mark of royalty against which our forefathers fought fathers? The question is, shall we research planes now being stripped body." proportions ., well, is thereafter suspicious of notices, and may stay away ' Research R A,be rt Cam ue gre,t French novelist - essayist - pla^ri^t, to B. bnef. the worst, cnttosm ta g said you were not to be at Eas t and South America iAU ™_ . caUed; whett J:apari) tte Ph Ei ppl nes, and the lanned with er Bureau will have to get along by installing a smaE amount oE electronic equipment on the 20 hurricane "Hunter" planes stil. assigned to it by the Air Force and Navy. In most cases, Weather Bureau meteorologists will be unable to ride along as they now d(o on ^ .^^.^ the three specially equipped re- ^engrmTnd "paper- search planes. CamuSj The National Hurricane Research ^ '---«-- help ) , all buy our wives tiaras and will id you paid a thousand more coun tries of Southeast Asia suf- f ^ w , s t meteorologists tihey come in rhinestones or in synthetics and can they be bought on the installment plan? imie polite you did. Every f er millions of dollars of property three year , ago after a ras h O f out of' a situation damage and lose. thousands of hurricanes brought' havoc to U. S. or a bluff or Hves from these tropical storms ^^i cit j es it was then con- QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS October 1941 This was before Tchaikovsky's the United siates was officially in the war. This year, the opera opened with a ~ pure * out-and-out big one you wh - ch in ^ Eastern Hemisphere l^ed a long-range economy _ ' informed reporters: ^^^w-, « Eu gene Onegin." iau ^ ght him that any thing went as ....,, ~-Swe ^ j|. ? long as you got away with it. United siates UIVCIL juau. uuv \.j j^iami can easny spew, ^i.uuu.uuu ^^ "The kid is truthful; give him phoon away from the flimsy wood- j ust buttoning up against an ap- thou- • brilliant wprds once said Margaret Truman, a happy wife up bis philosophy with and mother, .'has announced that «.d: Freedom . . . Free- she will return to teevee . . . Once always been more than again greasepaint demonstrates it to him. Camus' pen has is a happy opiate. The addiction a sword. During World War generally starts early in life._ In • he was an active member of her auWbio-g Mrs. Daniel candidly underground and wrote for the confesses: "I have been stage- struck from earliest memory and now being show- am a natural-born ham." knows that sue- Being stagestruck means you are 1U strange ways. It se- in love with audiences And toe. adulation of millions of romaoce is usually a lifelong af- and often makes ene- fair.' envious friends. ' Which why Monsieur Ca- They dance, sing, act and mafce One has merry on the magic box. Viewers # * * were the Hyperbo- Q—What alteration has been Tchaikovsky and now prefer made by the State of Maine in Who knows they may one day H 9 listen to Bartok with pleasure. To procedure. M & rec(jrd was play . residents have voted y r - . — Q—Who reans? A—A mythical race supposed to live in the extreme north beyond the reach of the wind in a region of perpetual sunshine. Their country could not be election ;reached by land or sea. 4^*"- •"* »/»-w — . - JJtUtl-^t* t 1 AV**& ••• **«o™ f lil'UkS J.llU.'Ui. lliCLL J. VH UA *•*" "• v «»* "—-— — u — *i 1 5 called "typhoons." Should the measurer f or today a city lite to kaow how to make people for- can enjoy the goings-on or switch ited States divert just, one ty- Miami ean easily spent $1,000,000 giye succes s." *e dial. For the_ performers ia- - . .. , iue iuu « «u „ pnoon away from the flimsy wood- just buttoning up against an ap- . volved however, it is a form of they are musically more mature h You scared t^ living en houses of a Japanese .city, it proac hing storm. When money Mart ha Rays is having a ball at high-paid torture. The anxiety is because they have passed through out - o£ him _ No wonder fl win ^ r€Sp ect-and grata- i ike that is involved, the impor- thc Copa _ and sfl are audiences, constant, insecurity is rampant and Tchaikovsky and now prefer iSacn, . J .°_.,,.^- t . CQ .U^ofancp U 1...J. .. t _jtTt^ n «f Acianc * „« oo«,,rof,oiv nrpHirtin? a « «!_!„ «~M:M™, c.t«in. roac nov- the emotional pressures are ai- t their September state compr like Bach. So now I am ^^SV^rseS: he denied doing it. Self-defense fe tude-of millions of Asians. tance of accurately predicting a. H er roliicky-frolicky style was nev- the emotional pressures first law of nature, I've been a vaca ti on in Hawaii. hurricane's course is obvious. er better . ^ . ironically, much most unbearable .. . wea JMWOIB . And come right down to Howe ver, despite this, and de- weteotogiste pointed out three agony an d heartbreak has gone c ?^J^ f3X ^^,,^ a -^ r ow many windows did you • spite Defense Secretary McElroy s r£ ago t hat the average hurri- in t 0 m aHng her * superior clown. break in your day? G* cool off. —_.__ ^ ^ fe _ ^.^ J^ fa 350 miles wide and eight A part of show biz ( si nce she was ^J* iSE™ 1 * ^ * * date and cast ballots educated, with the rest of the nation in I November, 1960. - One ^ m m 19D7 1 Q—What was the real name of * * * Harry Houdini, the great ma- Q-Is there a button orgam- m c j an 9 zation in the U.S.? A—Ehrich Weiss. He was the A-Yes, the National Button son of Rabbi Meyer Samuel Society of America was founded ^-.^ ^ thgn meant fof me the Weiss, who came to the United in 1938. States from Hungary- of us get through a day without maybe not t^^JJ™'^^ ^ way to'discover how to .con, . i- ^ n.- c~-!.,. ~~ /,,T«n luiThnirt haumcf the mature judgment 01 uie ""^ •*• - plained by Buttons: "Until I got York. But, on teevee I never took a sleeping lobbyists, pill in my life. Then I ate them n Ul uo sci* miviA to *j. v* v»— j •• .- ---.-„ _ rn T t shading the facts or even without having the mature judgment . the revolution was still revolut- snauiiig uut . ^ i know when it trol tnem, i ionary and not given over to the denying one or mo e of toem adint t ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ KSglouS^' w^r down the by the tohel. It's a fe science of destruction. "Eugene TeUin f the ,™ S?]^ for 4 try to teach them to be truth', million cubic P^ 0 ^ 06 :^ resolutioiT He feared public power tension-packed grind." Onegin" will ever be in my mem- ea^to dults JJ"*^ ^ ™% e ^ Th will meet g*^.^^^ 7 ^- SnS* migk use" the Teddy Why do people challenge teevee? because of this association SavleSin? Se precise truth to with disaster if they do not learn ^ ^S^XrfeSoic re-'Roosevelt celebration as a base Em-oh-en^wi. ta , M , -, „ aU y anSdry,oS would end trie to understand that truthfulness is g^J™^ m *£*. £ °^ n for attacking Eisenhower's con- end of the world because it was ^and s^y, ^ ^ ^U't^ite fast enough tray power 'policy. Keating That speaks ways novel> ,, Zoomar> ,: A—The U.S.S. Reuben James, South American republic? which wa;; sunk by a torpedo in A—Uruguay. CARNIVAL A-The statue is a feet high £ ^"^."£."^^""".0 beautiful and just right for Q_Which was the first Ameri- from head to foot. beautiM Perfl , aps We wer e too and to cons * ence < J^* ™ Mothers W1U _ _ M _ r _.... . . A can warship sunk in the sec- pessimistic in those days in Pet- "> a |; ° ne ; . ^^•• pn l v the thev have a routine for taking "Hunter" planes, when equipped ond World War? Q-Which is the smallest d 40 year5 ago . But we were her '). ^And did you enjoy the they nave a ^^ ^ & ^^ amount of electronic ~ '"'" not cheap, for we did not have visit to. the shop I recommended.__ care^ot^e ^ ^^^ ^.^ „ eau{Dmentj ^ supply per ha P s vices the money to be. cheap. It is cost- Simply wonderul. ly to be overdressed and over- much, and to a jewelled and overanxious to be science ( Goodiw noticed and hungary for a line of could I say?; She meant type even if it is derogatory type, there wasn t a thing i" I'd -take for-a gift ). the ^ Routine/ - equipment, will supply suggeslions and tells why 1-l.OOOth as much data. They will ^ ..^^ fa important continue . The other planes wiU but - T / obtain a copy, send 10 cents not. • but To oDt py^ ^ Q< P . he wrestled a genu- ser- ine jaguar in front "of the camera Reformed Church —for laughs. And when he corn- spared additional pleted his final show on a Philly w hen the Rev. Dr. station—also for laughs :—he get L. Marsh, .Chancellor of fire to the studio. Boston University, in his sermon the Air identified the greatest' Presidents Wall Street's re- T.M. Ri B . US. P«t Off.; © 1M7 by NEA Strvtct, Inc. Change In Fortune SALT LAKE CITY - Police are fore searching for a weight-conscious what robber who snatched a 4%-foot set of scales, loaded with fortune cards and about $50 in pennies from a local market. THE SUNDAY .PHAROS - TRIBUNE arid LOGANSPORT PRESS Published each Sunday by the Pharos-Tribune and Press, 517 E. Broadway, Logansport, Indiana. Entered as second class mail at the Postoffice at Logansport, Indiana, under the act of March S, 1879 The Pharos-Tribune-est. 1844 The Press-est. 1921 The Sunday Pharos-Tribune and Losransport Press, 10c per copy. The Pharos-Tribune, evenings and Sunday 3ac per week bv carrier. The Logansport Press, mornings and Sunday. 35c per week by carrier. The Pharos-.Tribune, the Logansport Press, and the Sunday Pharos-Tribune and Logansport Press. 65c per week by carrier. By mall on rural routes in Cass, Carroll, Pulton, Pulaski, Miami and , White counties, each paper $10.00 per year. Outside trading area and within Indiana, $11.00 per year; outside Indiana, $18.00 per year. All mail subscriptions payable In advance. No mail subscriptions sold- where carrier service is mainiained. 114 fhnro iwocn't' a fhinf in tne Diaee in Ctmi to uiu*, 70 ""« t"**?*"-1 *• —• i^ivic—xu ^ **~ iueuuiii\ai i-"^ SIOM^S^" *»~. ...- .?-_;•„ there wasnt a thing in me p ^^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^^ ^.^ ^ abandoned lts ^ ^^^^ L|DOollJt . Teddy calls Alec Woollcotts sardonic . __ _.. • >_i-_«i_ :_ v.,,r.n;/>onj3 T/icoorpli -^ n. ' TTT--_j—~... iir;lr-/\n oin/1 /i/vmimflnf ampr dropping $2W,uUO ^^^^^"•^^^^^^ ns^rsTS sst'^™^-- nriKKs - aSsT-ssssrc .j^>. • w. - f ,'t ,:^: * „•»*«jar« ™ ** z,s?^, a ns^ yair HUBERT say this, Mrs. Byrkett—your Jimmy learns fasti |y the third day he knew every trick in the bookl" National Advertising' Representatives: Inland Newspaper Representatives © 1957. King Features Syndicate, Inc.. Wodd rig "«Sooa tbeyH be 1>ig enough* FOR WHAT, Hubert?? planes" discovers a hurricane in m , a ti c aly omitted.-. time to warn a city. Teddy Roosevelt Centennial Knifed When President Eisenhower at- tended Centennial Church Services for Teddy Roosevelt on Sunday, few members of .the congregation knew that one of Ike's chief lieutenants on Capitol Hill had,previously scuttled a resolution calling for National Honors to Teddy. Earlier this year, Sen. James Murray (D., Mont.) introduced a resolution designating 1958 : as'a Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Year. This was to be in honor of The First National Conference- on Conservation called in 1908, by Roosevelt and his chief forester, Gifford Pinchot. Murray's resolution was backed by 63-senators and received unani-- mous approval in-the .Senate. However, when it got to the House Judiciary Committee,- Kenneth Keating of New,York, an Eisenhower. Republican, led an onslaught on-the bill that emasculated its provisions. .As. a result, it never did get a final okay from Congress. Keating comes from the same state that sent Teddy Roosevelt to fortune into' a shoestring.' LAFF-A-DAY want a raise, sir—uh—juet a smafl ooe.

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