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. THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE PROGRAM . FOR IOGANSPOR1 1. An Adequate Civic Canter 1, An Adequate Sewage Dupoiol System 3. SufCiicenl Parking Facilities Bypass Requires Unification Logansport is not the only Indiana city which has been having trouble obtaining a bypass. South Bend's experience should serve as a warning of what may be ahead for us unless we continually exert pressure on the state administration to go ahead with plans for a. Logansport bypass. The South Bend bypass was promised by Governor Craig last year and was already under construction when work was halted in February of this year on grounds that sufficient funds were not available. Nothing has been done on that bypass since. "One of the errors we have made in the past," said F. R. Henrekin, executive vice-president of the South Bend Chamber of Commerce, in commenting on the bypass stall, "is to relax our efforts as soon as we receive a new promise or a new assurance from some one in authority in Indianapolis. This time we will not relax. We will exert continuous pro-bypass pressure on the state administration until the entire new road is actually in use." Logansport should profit by South Bend's experience and continually demonstrate our unanimity of opinion in favor of the bypass project until the Indiana Highway Commission makes it a reality. Exhibit at Poznan The United States exhibit as the international trade fair in Poznan, Poland, features a reconstructed bungalow, typical of the kind occupied by thousands of Americans. Most Americans would find nothing unusual about the home. Yet to the people of Poland it represents unbelievable luxury. As a matter of fact, the Communists have been trying to convince people that such homes are impossible for American workers to buy. The idea of our exhibit is not to dazzle those who come to see it. To do that would be to create enemies for ourselves. Instead, the very fact that such homes are bought and paid for by American workers is a way of selling capitalism. In effect we are saying to the Communists that a fair share of the fruits of labor can go to those who labor. We are giving the lie to the Communist myth that workers must be exploited in any state which does not embrace the teachings of Karl Marx. The American exhibit at Poznan will inevitably raise questions in the minds of spectators. If your system can bring such a standard of living to the average working man, what can be so terribly wrong about it? If communism is so much better a system for workers why can it not produce a similar standard of living? These are questions the Communists will not be able to answer. IN THE PAST One Year Ago Kendall Price, 51, expired at his home in Walton. Mrs. Minnie Stipp. 70, succumbed at her home on South Market street, Winamac. Frank Budd, 74, died'suddenly of a heart attack at his home in Winamac. Harold Kirkham, 42, Monticello, and Edward Hurlburt, Jr., 24, of route 1, Reynolds, were killed when their light plane nosedived into a pasture near the Oakdale dam. Ten Years Ago Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Martin, Royal Center, a son, at the Cass county hospital. Mr. and Mrs. William Osborn, 1B30% East Broadway, ar c the parents o£ a daughter, born at the St. Joseph hospital. A son was born at the St. Joseph hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Lawhorne, 708 Nineteenth street. Mrs. Daisy Carruthers, 67, of Rochester, expired. Death claimed Merritt Smith, 87, retired Akron farmer. The proprietors of seven Cass county business places were charged with possession of slot machines as a result of a raid conducted yesterday afternoon by state troopers. Twenty Years Ago President Carl Manders presided at a meeting of tlie Pennsylvania Veteran Employees Association. Christopher Crane, retired passenger engineer, received an Honor Roil certificate. Fred Houseman passed away at the home oC his daughter, Mrs. Jessie Hitchens, 212 Humphrey street. Albert Preston Shine, 70, passed away at his farm near Winamac. A Starke county native, John Giles, of Knox, surtered a heart attack while en route to the Grand Army of the Republic encampment in Logansport. His condition improved immediately following the attack, and he was returned home. Butter was advertised at two pounds for S2c, and hamburger brought ilV^c per pound. Fifty Years'Ago Dr. C. L. Thomas removed a piece of steel from the eye of Harry Neil, an employee of the Panhandle shops. Dudley F. Schwerdman has resigned his position as clerk at Eckert's cigar store to accept a position as night counterman at Trips' restaurant. William Butts lost throe fingers while grinding tausage in the Routh packing house. J. W. Banta departed today on the Vandalia lor a prospecting trip to Texas and Oklahoma. Drew Pearson's MERRY-CO-ROUND INDUSTRIAL BLESSED EVENT? Tuesday Evening, June 18, 1957. Drew Pearson says: U.S. Treasury is in a mess; government can't float its bonds; interest rates on U.S. Bonds have Increased national debt. WASHINGTON — By an ironic twist which the general public doesn't realize, George Humphrey is stepping out as Secretary of the Treasury just as the Treasury is in one of the worst messes in recent history. To quote the Wall Street Journal; "The Government of the s United States is in a fiscal mess. The Treasury of the richest nation on earth is short of money. At one point this spring it had hardly enough cash to pay a week's worth of bills." Yet Mr. Humphrey has been hailed as the strong man of the cabinet and one 'of the greatest secretaries of the Treasury in history. The 'fact is, however, that victory bonds have .been selling at $86, the same panic levels at which millions of people sold ami took their losses on'Liberty bonds after World War I. In addition, the Treasury's interest rate for long-term bonds is at the highest point in history, despite which the bonds can't be sold to the public; The recent .$4,200.000,000 bond offering at 3% per cent for 57 months was a complete bust. The investing public just wouldn't buy. • On top of this the Treasury has . to raise $55 billion to cover maturing bonds in the next 12 months. Yet it has now given up all hope of raising money through long-term bonds. and gone back to short-term notes. Bankers In Control One of the big campaign issues of the Eisenhower administration, was to get away from short-term, hand-to-mouth financing. To accomplish this, one of the leading businessmen of the nation, George Humphrey, was made Secretary of the Treasury, while the actual job of revising fiscal policy was put under Randolph Burgess of the National City Bank, a strong critic of the government's past bond policy under Henry Mor- genthau. Burgess is married to a great-great-great-granddaughter of Alexander Hamilton, first secretary of the Treasury and the father of American fiscal policy. One of the first things Burgess did was announce that he would take $170 billion of the government's debt and put it away in long-term bonds for 20 or 30 years. To please the bankers, he also jacked up interest rates. This was his worst mistake. After he had hiked- interest rates on one bond Issue, he couldn't go back to lower rates on other issues. The bankers and the investors wouldn't take it. So the cost of handling the national debt today, because of increased interest charges, is about the same as the cost of the entire government budget during the peak days of WPA and PWA, when many business leaders were denouncing tfie high cost of government. Meanwhile, the government has enough money to last through * June. But $4 billion will be needed in July. In. August, the Treasury faces another $15% billion in maturities, with another $8 billion in October. Though part of these are held by the Federal Reserve, at least $9 to $10 billion are in public hands. These public investors are finding that they can get a better return from the stock market or in municipal bonds. They don't like having their money tied up in long-term government bonds when runaway inflation is daily depleting the value ot the dollar. You can write it down, therefore, that as long as inflation continues, the Treasury will face an almost impossible problem of floating its loans. No wonder George Humphrey is anxious to exit as Secretary of the Treasury.. Navy Slaps Back You can't prove it, but it looks as if the Navy had decided to retaliate against congressional economizers. It has ordered an abrupt close-down of the Elizabeth City, N. C. Naval facility. This Naval station is in the district of North Carolina's Herbert Bonner, chairman of the House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee and a leading budget- cutter. His votes have been considered anti-Navy. You can't get anyone at the Navy Department to admit this, but it seems highly unusual that the Elizabeth City Naval Base should be closed, for two reasons: 1. It is a blimp base used to patrol the . Atlantic coast for submarines; and more Russian subs have been lurking off the coast than ever, watching guided missile operations. 2. Elizabeth City happens to have the only two hangers that can accommodate the new blimps ordered by the Navy. When they are delivered, they'll have no place to go except Elizabeth City—unless new hangars are built, which would certainly be no economy. _ If you ask anyone at the Navy about this, all you get are smiles. However, it certainly looks as i£ Congressman Bonner is getting slapped and slapped hard. Note—The cost to Elizabeth City will be a $3,000,000 a year Navy payroll. Other areas around the U.S.A. are beginning to learn what budget-pruning means, as other military facilities are closed down. Headlines and Headaches AFL-CIO President Georga Meany told only half the story when he accused General Electric of mishandling its workers' welfare fund. Company spokesman John Callahan admitted in a sworn statement that General Electric pockets as much as ?8,500,000 a year in dividends from the welfare fund. Yet half the money was contributed by the employees, who get no dividends . . . Incidentally. General Electric turns over its entire insurance business -to Metropolitan life insurance without consulting the workers or calling for bids. G.E. Chairman Philip Reed, who handles all the company's finances, also happens to be a director of Metropolitan Life . . . The White House claims Ike retired the Presidential yacht, Williamsburg, to save the taxpayers' money. Yet the Defense Department is still operating another yacht, the Sequoia, for top Pentagon officials ... It makes a dozen cruises a month down the Potomac, loaded with partying officials. Cost to the laxpayers: $23,529 a year, not counting the salaries of the 24-man Navy crew . . , Though yachlless, Ike is still keeping up the Presidential launch, the Marjie, which he has renamed the Susie E . . . Gen. Joe Smith, military air transport commander, expropriated the officers' club at Andrews Air Force Base the other' evening for his own private party. However, he invited most o£ the base officers to the party. LAFF-A-DAY Angelo Patri Each Child Has Rights, Privileges John Henry, aged thirteen, slapped Tommy, aged seven. Tommy howled to high heaven: "Moth-er-r-r-r. Johnny hit me." "Now what's all this about? John Henry, you ought to be ashamed to hit your little brother. What's the matter with you anyway?" "Make him stop pestering me and I won't have to slap him. I'm trying to fit this wing on my plane. I have to take it to the teacher tomorrow morning, and just when I have it right he shoves my elbow. He did it a couple of time. I told him if he did it again I'd whack him but .good ar.d he did and I did." "You're the oldest. You're supposed to have patience with your little brother. You are forbidden to slap him. Take your belongings and go to your room. Maybe you will behave better if you are alone for a while. A big boy like you striking a little fellow. There, there, Tommy. Come along and see what mother has for you. And remember, let big brother alone when he's working." Brothers and sisters squabble until they are old enough to have gathered the insight that experience with others brings. Then the squabbling stops. But until then the younger ones who love needling their older brothers and sisters should be held responsible for their misbehavior and not allowed to go scot-free while the older ones are penalized. The fact that one child is older than another does not deprive •him of his rights and feelings. He should have the same consideration as the others, and not be made to bear the'teasing and the interruptions the younger ones choose to inflict upon him. Nor should the older one be forced to carry responsibility for the care of the younger ones to the exclusion of his own desires, needs and castes. This leads to selfishness on the part of the younger ones and breeds resentment and dislike in the put-on child, Certainly, a family of children should share in the lives of all but not to the total eclipse of any one member as sometimes happens. How often one sees an older sister or brother sacrificed to the younger ones. This began in childhood when a busy mother said, "You're the oldest. Give it to him. You're 'Jie oldest. You should take him with you and look after him, and the like." Let the children share whatever experience confronts them in such'a way that no one of them suffers or benefits too much by it. Each has his rights and privileges. * # # Some children are slow at play and slow in school, but Dr. Patri explains in his leaflet P-ll, "Slowness," that rhythm develops faster motions in a child. To obtain a copy, send 10 cents in coin to him, c/o this paper, P.O. Box 99. Station G, New York 19, N.Y. Released by The Bell Syndicate, Inc. Condon Tells County Needs For Teachers "The vacancies in these leaching areas are characteristic of a like scarcity, to be found throughout the state," declared Cuss county Superintendent of Schools Chalmer Condon Monday, when he released the county teaching vacancies for the 1957-58 term. Condon, who said that at least lour county schools are adding a teacher to offset increased enrollment, revealed that the following vacancies currently exist: one high school principal; 2 English and social studies teachers; one English teacher; one coach, who can teach social studies; two industrial arts teachers; two teachers of agriculture; three music teachers; and two primary teachers. Condon said that he expects a considerable increase in student enrollment over the 3,530 pupils of the previous' schoo! year. To serve these pupils, 1B4 teachers were employed in the county in the school year 19M-1957. Hike Rates On Express WASHINGTON (UP) — The Interstate Commerce Commission authorized Monday an II per cent rate increase on Icss-than-carload Railway Express shipments on eastern railroads. Exempt were fresh fish and seafood, flowers, and water cress. The increase- becomes effective upon 15 days' notice and is to be applied to rates in effect Dec. 26, 1056. The commission said it found that present express rales "penalize eastern carriers and unduly reward carriers In other areas." purpose of (jhe rate boost, it said, is lo "reduce that portion ot the eastern railroads' deficit which is attributable to the handling of express traffic." In granting some exemptions, the commission said these commodities are in direct competition in eastern markevs with southern producers. If the increase was applied to these products, it said, eastern producers might be forced to abandon markets in which they presently compete. , Railway Express had asked for <a 15 per cent boost. It scuglv no increases for milk, cream, newspapers, or human remains. Plans New Residence In Noble Township •A now $10,000 dwelling will be constructed on the Royal Center pike in Noble township by Richard J. Holley of 210 Sevenlh street, according to a building application Monday with Commissioner Bob • Buck. Gerale Wise, of route 6, Logansport, plans to add a room to his dairy store on highway 24 at an expenditure of $995. CHURCH OF GOD ANDERSON (UP)—The 59th annual convention of the Church of God will be .held here this week with leaders anticipating attendance by about 20,000 persons from the U.S. and several foreign countries. PHAROS-TRIBUNE Dully iffc per week ay carrleK. $18.20 per year, By man on rural mute* la Ca««, Cnrrnll, White, l>u)Ji»kl, Fa I ton and Hlnml countlea, (10.OO per rear) ontNjfle trading area and with)/ 1 InrJInaa, 911.00 per year; outnide Indiana* •1S.OO per year. Ml mall Niitmcrtptlonii pnynble In advance, No mnll Mult* acriptlon» Mold where carrier aer-rlce !• maintained. Pkaro* eatablliiked 1844 Journal entahltikeit ISIt Reporter cxtabllaaea la** ' Trlbnn* mrakllalied 1907 Walter Winchell Broadway and Elsewhere Man About Town Eugene O'Neill's widow (Carlot•ta Monterey) has intimates wondering if she will marry the medico seen- with her so much . . . C. Chaplin, Jr_ andl American b u 11-1 lighter Juanita! Villa Courta may! stage a surprise! . . . Diana Bar-9 rymore's t a m e rl appears to be Chi-f lean actor Octa-J vip Senarote . DiMaggio's latest \ pulse-h o p p e r is I R o s e m a ry Me- ^ Dougal, a stunning model. They are keeping it alive via long-kiss- tance . . . Eva Gabor's recent husband Dr. John Williams and Frances Bennett will merge at Fort Worth on the 28th . . . Anna Mario Aiberghetti and CBS exec Chas. Straus are making their idyll public ... Joe E. Lewis' newest romance is canary Kay Brown, on the same El Rancho (Vegas) bill . . . Actress Pat Quinlan (ex-Miss Rhaingold) is Mexico-bound'to unlatch Jack Walker. This frees him to try the handcuffs with Faye Emerson. Sarah Vaughan's crowd is puzzled. Husband-manager Gco. Treadwell pleaded for a divorce so he can wed Fayrene Williams, a beautiful Los Angeles gal. Sarah keeps saying she'll let him know and doesn't . . . Dick Day (son of Pearl Buck and publisher John Day) and Mary Lombard are expected to blend after their divorces . . . The Royal Ballet (nee Sadler's Wells) has a $200,000 advance sale for the 4-week Mel run starting Sept. 8th. They will unveil 3 new offerings . . . Nadine Ducas, who quit the Latin Quarter Miami Beach show (to marry a Mexican film producer), has written chums here "it's over" . . . Alfredito, the mambo batonecr, and his wife have reconciled . . . July nth will mark the 20th ann'y of Gershwin's passing. The date when a lawsuit will- break alleging he was ihe father of an interpretive (lancer's son. The chap seeks control of Gershwin's 15 million $ estate. Doris Duke's coin is backing "Mr. Rumpcl," the musical Paula Stone plans for the Fall. Two Jack Bobbins "finds" did the score . . , Comics using quips about Roberto and Ingrid are flopping . . . Linda Lewis of the Embers set became a bride yesterday . . . Sharon Kelley of the Roxy Dancing ilepl. and Decca's Marvin I-IoHzmann are flying . . . Sophia Lorcn is not ihe passion in "Pride and Passion." Sinatra is ... Cary Grant's the Pride , . . Anila Ekberg and Tony Steel are terribly sorry if they've disappointed anyone but they celebrated Iheir 1st Ann'y the other day in Paris . . . Mary Harmon, comedienne at One Fifth, is free via annulment . . , Rila Uimitri, the Greek lark, due at [he Viennese Lantern on the 25lh. got a Nevada abrogation from her Washington attorney husband. Benny Hooper, (he little hoy rescued from that well, has been signed for movies by The; Associates and Aldrich Co. Gels his screen test next month .-. . Eddie Condon is frantically shopping for a new location. The destruction of 3rd Street is getting closer . . , The Barry Gargans have a new baby Boy. Mrs. G organ got home before the father, who was hospitalized attar an auto smackup. Mending at home now . . . The owner of Gatsby's was a Fulbrigbl winner in '49. His art studio is in the rear of his popular place ... A very young St. Moritz Hotel clerk merits the attention of art lovers. His name is Roger Luchian . . . Mrs. Arnold Reuben, Jr., passed away suddenly. Indian dancer Tahlu Rajni, back from a South American conccrlour, and UN attache Hanni Badru told Russian Tea Room pals they'll wed in Bombay next, Sept . . . Operatic tenor Anthony Dario and his wife, soprano Marianna Doro (ot Cafe Grinzing), are not expected to have the aparlache very long . . . Ellen Berne, last in "So. Pacific," is Vegas bound for a divorce, She will next m.-irry Major Thomas Dundee, kin 'of the famed fighter . . . Boston social- ite Mary Grover (she dances oa tv) becomes the bride of Harry Florrence, Yale track star, Juna 28th . . . Lori Nelson and MGM actor Don Burnett arc sighing in rhylhm . . . Betsy Duncan is tha latest Arthur Murray tutor to find romance with a pupil. He is Wall Slrcetcr Chas. Reber. Hazard Reeves is the oniy industrialist in town who owns his own restaurant (Nino's). Countess Olivia Hartang (of tha British West Indies) and Ernest Carlos, the tap-dancing tulor, look' like they'll commit merger any day . . . Marvin Fisher, who scored Ihe upcoming musigal, "Tha Ticklish Acrobat." is the son of Fred Fisher, one of Yesteryear's Tin Pan Alley greats . . . Fifth Avenue strollers; Miami Beacher Virgil Moore and Norma Douglas, the Dynamic One . . . Ozzio and. Harriet Nelson returned to tha coast. Ho flew—she took the Super Ciiief. "I'm too tired," she said, "to hold my breath 3000 miles" . . . Wealthy socialite Peter Greenwald's friends suspect his hear! is lost to lovely Kate Cowles of thrj Look clan . . . The Bob Clarks of Hollywood are infanticipatinjr. Mrs. Clark is Alyce of the singing King Sisters . . . «lorida Vanderbilt Lumet has disappeared from tha restaurant and night club sccnn completely. Roumania's Prince Carol, who will marry Jeanne Williams in Paris, told newsmen they fell in love waltzing. When she (aught dancing for Arthur Murray—is tha rest of the senicnee . . . Arlcna Dahl and Anita Colby are tentative judges for (he "Miss Ameri- .ca" event at Atlantic City ... A well-known actor's wife intercepted love letters from his leading • lady, one of Ihe famed names of Hollywood. Up lo now the wife is being a brick through ihe "hull- ugleh-mcss" and may not mako them public . . . Society's jet-set expect to witness some oh-brolhcr parlies at Jimmy Donahue's new $-100,000 home—ROW that the malcr has decided to summer abroad . . . Attorney Gordon Helm and Sigyn Lund of "Happy Hunting" are beyond control. None of the Mayflower stories mc'nlioned (he man who made it possible, Gco. Sunders, ex-N. Y. Commerce Commissioner, owner of Ihe Day Li;io Sightseeing Boats. He went to Britain 2 years ago ami guaranteed il.s financial success . . . Steve Allen's lop comedy aide, Louis Nye, is at Memorial for another leg operalion . . . Gila Hall, former "Miss Sweden," and tv producer R. Shubert are a new portrait . . . Society's Joan Harjcs and Michael Jasperson wed today. Her grand-dad was J. P. Morgan's banking partner . . . Emory Lewis , of Cue mag and actress Lila Vigil and honeymooning . . . Art Ford asked Pat Ward to appear on his "Night Beat" stanza and she replied: "No thanks. I'm busy gel- ting married (o Cha.se Thompson in Maryland on (he 22nd." "No Time for Sgts." star Chas. Huhman is playing .the role with a wing in a cast. Broke it slipping on a rug at home . . . ,Joel Preston (of Columbia Pictures) and Harriet Newel! Ward (of the So- 'tial Resistor) were married over the weekend . . . Capitol Records vip Joe Matthews and Joanne Hill, actress-singer, will middle-aisle next month . . . Lord Adrian Folcy, British nobleman (and rich) is veddy-veddy about Sally Six almost nightly al the Left Bank spot . . . Cecil Carmen, pretty owner of Louis Petiie, weds Major Raymond Wendell, Jr. on the 21st . . . The young und stunning British divorcee Jack (CBS) Goldstein has been supping with at Olin's and El Morocco is Lady Julia Dom'ger . . . Hero cop Jim McShano (banished to the Bronx 2 years ago for a minor infraction) has resigned to join the McClellan Investigating Committee. Heal bad news for labor mobsters. TO STUDY ABROAD BLOOM1NCTON (UP) -, ClairO Phillips, Indiana University junior from Crown Point, has been ae- .cepted by Clirislian-AIIircchfs University in Kiel, Germany, as Ilia 1U exchange student for the coming academic year. The excjianna program between the two universities was started in 1053, HUBERT © 1957, King Features Syndicate, Inc., World rights reserved. "We'll be down aa soon as my wife decides what to wear." PahUahed dally except Snndaj and holiday* by Pharoa-l'rlbnae Co, Inc., G17 Caaf Broadway, Lovanaport, lailtnnn. Entered aa aecond elana matter at the poat offJee at KjOcanaport. Ind.. nader tk* act of MareJt & IB"*. . Inlamd Newavaper Rapreaeatatlvaa MENDER AUDIT KIT*: A I; O* OlaCl'LATlONS AND OTTITBD MUUW JPHABOI-TRIBVmg Hatlomal Aivartlalna; »e»ie.a»taUT«ai © 1937, King Feature! Syndicate, IDC., World liffjijj mtrved "That's the last time you volunteer ME to mash potatoes for the Ladies' Bazaari"

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