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THE SUNDAY LOGANSPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY Sfritmtt*: and LOGANSPORT PRESS ALL PHONES 4141 UNITED PRESS LOGANSPORT, INDIANA SUNDAY DECEMBER 22, 1957 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PRICE TEN CENTS Off icers Of Fair Renamed For'58 offer for purchase of the fairground property, although such a rumor has been floating around for several months. "The fairgrounds is not for sale and we don't intend to put it up for sale in the future," they said. The fairgrounds properly is owned by some 350 stockholders of the Cass county Fair Association'. It contsins a total of 26vz acres. Arrangements also were made to send officials Pennington, Thomas and Schmidt to the annual session of the Counly and Township Fairs Association at the Severin j hotel in Indianapolis on January 5, 6 and 7. At that meeting the date* for local fairs are set and bookings for attractions are made. INDEX Stockholders of the Cass County Fair Association convened in the north court room of the court house Saturday and determined two major items, (1 that r.igh! racing will be inaugurated for the 1958 exposition, (2) that the fairgrounds is not for sale and no offer has been received. Thus, with those features settled, the stockholders went about their annual business of re-electing all directors and officers of the organization that has performed so well lor the past quarter-century. The directors renamed are: Ben Per.nington, Harvc Clary, .lames H. Chase. Hudon Beaulieu, Donald D. O'Neill, Cliff DeHaven! Robert Dewey Schmidt, Glen Fouls, Kirk Wells. William (Babe) Thomas, George Banta and Delbert E. Smith. Officers chosen again are: Ben Penningtor; as' president: Kirk Wells, vice-president; William 'Babe) Thomas, secretary; James | To m ,t sta nd!ng features in today's H. Chase, treasurer; Robert D. _ „ _ „ Schmidt, superintendent of cor.ces.: Sllnda y Pharos.Trllmn, & Press sions; Cliff DeHaven, 4-H represen- [ tati\<e; James II. Chase, Delbert' Smith and Hudon Beaulieu, super- ( intendents of speed; Donald D. O'Neill as attorney. The organization definitely went by elementary schools of the on record ir. favor of starting j city. ; night racing at the local fair in] Society OR pages 16, 17 and' 1958, which probably will be heldjjg late in July." Most of the other fairs in the state have been con- duct-ing-nocturnal racing for some time. The speed commute*; of James Chase, Delbert Smith and Hudon Beau'ieu is to make arrangements for the night harness show, including installation of lighting and setting up Ihe local track for the viewing and pleasure of fair-goers. Decision also was reached to conduct four nights of racing starting on Tuesday evening of fair week and running through Friday. In the past, when .only daylight events were staged, the harness shows were confined-to a three-day period. Fair officials asserted that the expected increase in attendance for the night. racing would' help considerably in taking care of (he expense of lighting the race track. Ben Pennington, president, and William Thomas, secretary, declared that the directors of the fair association have never received an Today's issue, 28 pages and magazine section. Picture page (15) is of the Christmas program staged Sports on pages 8 and 9. Golden Years feature, page 22. Young Folks page, page 6. Teen age news and features, and area high school news, page 13. Will Ball's Historical Column on page 19. TV and radio programs, pages 11 and 12. (Tear this sheet out for use during the week.) Jacoby, the bridge expert, on page 3. Crossword puzzles on pages 10 and 13. . Comics on pages 24 and 25. Classified ads on pages 26 and 27. DULLES IS HOM HOARSE HOPEFU JR. CORN CHAMP—Larry Young, 15, of Washington Tp., Is shown here as he proudly displays samples of the corn which won him the Cass County Junior Division 5-Acre contest for 1957 with a yield of 167.5 bushels per acre. With his achievement, Larry receives the honor of being crowned "Corn Prince" nf the county for the (Staff Photo-Engraving,) year. Larry Young Best Junior Corn Grower Larry Young, 15-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert V. Young, of. Washington township, is the new' "Corn Prince" of Cass county, it was revealed yesterday when official records of the Junior Division 5-Acre Corn contest were received from Purdue University by county ag agent, Gus W. Thias. Young won the Cass county contest crown with a Editorial features and production, of 107.5 bushels per acre, second highest ever Sign Down, Bad Wreck Is Result A stop sign not in its normal place caused a two-car collision Saturday six miles south ot Logansport in which two men and three children barely escaped serious injury, three of them needing stitches in their ears, Drivers were Richard Burton Lease, 32, route 1, Galveston, who was tossed from his car onto a fence, suffering a cut eye and cut ear, and Morris M. Raisor, 39, of Logansport, who ^ got a bruUed hip and cut ear.' Deputy Sheriff Roy King said both cars were total losses. The mishap 1 occurred at the intersection of Morgan Hill road and Washintgon-Deer Creek township line road. In the Lease car was Willard R. Cripe, 10, route 1, Galveston, who suffered an ear cut and bruised right hip. In the Raisor car were j his two children, Jimmy, 7, and Jane Ann, 2, who were not hurt. •The lease car was going west on the township line road and the Raisor car was going south on Morgan Hill road. Raisor told Deputy Sheriff King that he saw Lease coming but assumed he would stop-'but he didn't. King said the-stop sign there was lying on the ground. nit Broadside Razor's car struck Lease's broadside. King said, and a post on the Everett Nelson farm was sheered off. Damage to the fence was estimated at $30 to the Raisor Msgr.Schallls Diocesan Officer Rt. Rev. Msgr. John P. Schall, pastor of the St. Vincent dePaul parish in Logansport, has been appointed Vicar General of the Lafayette Diocese, according to. an announcement by Most Rev. John J. Carberry, D".D. second Bishop of Lafayette. Msgr. Sciial! was named a Domestic Prelate to His Holiness, Pope Pius XIII, on Sept. 16, 1950, WASHINGTON" W-Secrctary of State Dulles came home Saturday from Allied talks at Paris, declaring all had gone well there but that "continuing efforts and sacrifice are required." Dulles, tired • looking and his voice hoarse, and cracking, told newsmen the 15-nation Atlantic Pact summit conference "took all comment on page 4. attained in the local event. Only last year's record yield of 193 bushels established by : Jon Berry of Jefferson'town- ship exceeds the record set ay Young. > Young's 5-Acre plot was. set out in Funk's G hyorid seed and it came along well during the summer. Larry has been in 4-H club work of Cass county for six years and this is his fourth try at Ihe 5-Acre corn contest. Larry asserted that he knew he had a good field of corn but was somewhat surprised that he first.in the county JUNIOR HIGH ROYALTY—These 7th and 8th graders were elected to rule the Y-Tcen ball held In the Elks hall last night. Front row, from left: Danny Digcnova and Cathy King, king and queen ol Riley 8th graders; Mary Anne Becker and Bill Jackson, Lincoln 8th grade queen and king; second row: duke and duchesses, Donald Brown and Beverly Zimmerman, Riley 7th graders; Sandy English and Steven Kimler, Lincoln 7th graders. The Elks lodge co-sponsored the party with the YWCA. (Staff Photo-Engraving.) The Weather Mon. Sunrise 7:10 Sunset 4:22 Indiana and Illinois:- Mostly sunny and mild Sunday. Monday increasing cloudeness with little change in temperatures. Lower Michigan: Sunday partly cloudy, some light rain or snow is likely north portion late Sunday or Sunday night. High Sunday High 45-55. Ohio: ^Generally • fair Sunday •with little change in temperatures. High 45-55. Shot At Santa! SAN FRANCISCO Ufi — Alonzo Jackson Saturday donned his Santa Glaus suit, climbed to the top of a stepladder and began trimming the Christmas tree of the Congregation Bethel Missionary Baptist church. A bullet crashed through a window and nicked him in the neck. Neighbors said they heard six ihots. • Police didn't find the gunman. Car Hits Tree At 17th And Market The front of a car driven by Virginia McQuillan, 16, of . 1616 George street, was badly damaged when it hit a tree at Seventeenth and Market at 11 o'clock last night. Accompanied by her father, Donald McQu-illen, the girl was Bertha Kingefy Expires At 67 Mrs. Bertha Kingery, 67, of 819 North, passed away at 11:30 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph's hospital after a short illness. Born in Carroll county Feb. 22, going east, turning south, when if 0 '.. she , was . th ? daughter of she hit the tree beside the church. and Sara?1 Ire!an Ht *yes. Neither of the occupants was hurt. Woman In Hospital After Fall Downtown Mrs. Leah Templeton 2031 North, was reported in satisfactory condition at Memorial hospital following a fall in the downtown area yesterday. Hospital authorities said she was crossing Pearl street at Broadway when she fell, suffering injuries to the left hand and left ankle. She is survived by a daughter, Thelma Nicholas, 819 North; two brothers, Ed Hayes, 817 North; and Bert Hayas, 205 Highland; j one niece and four nephews. She was a member of the Calvary Presbyterian church. For more than 25-years she managed the bus station here. Final rites will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at the Kroeger funeral home with Rev. Harold King officiating. Burial will "be in Hickory Grove cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel. BOTH MAKE CHARGES JERUSALEM W) - Israel and Syria Saturday traded charges of border clashes with at least one death reported. car at $1400, to the other car at which Dulles had previously frowned, he denied feeling "discouraged or unhappy." "We got everything we hoped for in that respect, in fact somewhat more," Dulles said. The secretary had no comment on new Soviet proposals for an international conference on disarmament, instead of the foreign. of the essential decisions for which J ministers disarmament talks sug- we had hoped.'' .gested by NATO this week. Dulles Dulles' 250-word formal state-j said he was not even aware that ment upon arrival at . National i such a proposal had been made Airport seemed aimed in part atjby Soviet Foreign Minister An- dispelling any idea that U.S. proposals had been essentially rebuffed by the European Allies. The statement never mentioned the key U.S. proposal to establish intermediate-range missiles bases in West Europe in response to Russia's new scientific-military ad- ivances. When reporters recalled ' that the basic idea was accepted only in principle, something on MSGR. SCHALL with the title Rt. Rev. Msgr. The late Bishop Bennett appointed Msgr. Schall as dean of the Lo$250. King said Lease told him he as he was flying through the air onto the fence he thought sure the .car, which was right behind lum, would crush him. The injured were -taken to Memorial Hospital by a passing motorist, C. J. Sprinkle, route 2, Walton. They were all treated and dismissed. - | gansport Deanery on. Oct. 14, 1954. He received the appointment of Diocesan Consultor June 9, 1956. Since the erection of the diocese of Lafayette, Msgr. Schall has. served as Diocesan Moderator o£ the National Council 'of Catholic Women as well as director of the Priests' Eucharistic League. drei Gromyko in a Moscow speech today. ' Dulles stressed that the NATO decisions "were not merely mili^ tary" but "covered political and economic matters as well." Above all, Dulles said. fta NATO meeting strengtehencd the unity, cooperative spirit and mutual, trust and confidence of the alliance. Soviets Want Parley On Own Terms MOSCOW W) — Soviet leaders challenged the West Saturday to sign a no - war agreement and proposed an international conference on disarmament. They scorned NATO's call for a foreign ministers' conference. Before applauding members in a joint session of Parliament, Communist party Secretary Nikita Khrushchev dared the West to sign a no-war agreement and decide the future "on the basis fail to accuse the Soviet Union of refusing to compromise or sabotaging the agreement and thus mislead public opinion. Judge for yourselves. Can anything useful be expected of a foreign ministers' conference thus composed?" Gromyko said th e NATO com- munique's call for a foreign min- is'ers' conference was, included "because of the difficult situation in which the guiding spirifs of the arms race and the cold war have of which of our two systems gives found themselves." its people the best lives." j Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko announced the Soviet Union "calls for. a special session of the conference on disarmament." He said this could pave the way for an East - West summit meeting again being urged by Soviet lead- "A summit conference of repre- had finished contest. Larry, a sophomore in Washing- .on township high school, engages in both corn and berry projects during the year as his major 4-H club work. Dale Bvown Second Second place in the county Junior Division contest went to Dale Brown, Tiptori township 4-H youth, who produced an average of 163 bushels-per acre on his 5- Acre plot. Jay Shafer, of Adams township was third with 160 j bushels. The five previous winners of the county crown were: 1952—Jay Allen Shafer of Adams Tp. at 156.6 bushels; 1953—John G. Martin of Washington Tp., at 139.6 tushels; 1951—James Carney of Tipton Tp. at 163.9 bushels, the highest mark up at that time; 1955—James Carney of Tipton Tp. repeated with a yield of 151 bushels and then Jon Berry of Jefferson Tp. set the all-time mark in 1956 at 193 bushels. As a result o£ the contest seven Cass county youngsters will receive rose gold medals, .21 will get green gold medals, 17 receive gold medals and one gets a silver award, Thias said. The Junior IMvision corn contest results follow: ROSE GOLD MEDALS Larry Youn?, Washington Tp.-, 167.5 bushels. Dale Brown, bushels. Jay Shafer. ' bushels. John Martin, Washington Tp., log bushels. Jon Berry, - Jefferson Tp., 153 bushels. : • Larry Bevington, Jackson Tp., 153 .bushels. Dale Bridge, Harrison Tp., 151 bushels. GREEN GOLD MEDALS Dennis Preiser, Tiplon Tp., 154 bushels. Jerry Barr. 'Noble Tp.; 144 bushels. .Jack Berlet, Washington Tp., 144 bushels. Eddie Nelson. Deer Creek Tp., Driver Hurt When Car Runs Into free Helen Gau-mer, 37, of 15 West Miami avenue was injured when the 1949 model car she was driving struck a tree in front ot 238 West Miami early Saturday morning. She reported to Logansport police that she was driving east on Miami and was crowded into- the curb on the right side of the street causing her to lose control of the car and swerve across the street. She hit a tree- in the yard of Gofrey Twells, 238 West Miami ly help to achieve an eavl>, positive solution ot these burning issues and the Soviet government has made statements to this jfeci. before," Gromyko said. I Khrushchev said the Soviet Un- The Vicar General is the second !ion had prop osed a summit meet- highest official in the diocese. The ; j ng -that will solve all problems bishop is first. The vicar exercises ; tnat trouble humanity, including general jurisdiction throughout disarmament." the diocese in the name of the bishop. the territory of his diocese, the vicar general is automatically in complete charge. Stores Open To 9 On Monday Evening Shoppers thronged the city Friday and Saturday as the Christ- The car has a damaged front end. Miss Gauaner is reported in satisfactory condition at a local hospital. Tipton Tp., 163 Adams Tp., 160 EDUCATOR DIES POLO, 111. Ml — William 'Lewis Eikenberry, educator in botany and general science, died Friday night at the age of 86. ' 144 bushels. Ronnie Minnkfc, Tp., ..144 bushels; Washington Mark Preisw, Tipton Tp. 143.5 bushels. Jerry L. Garfaer, Tipton Tp., 143 bushels. (Continued on pag* I) Hawkins Still Critical After Peru Accident PERU — Wilbur F. Hawkins, season nears the "Stores in Logansport will be open to 9 Monday evening, but close at 5 on Tuesday. Motorists are again advised they may ignore the melers Monday and Tuesday. Residence Is Looted YOUNG AMERICA-While Mrs. Nina Griffin left her home 3'A ..... . - mil «s east of here for 20 minutes sentatives of capitalist *id w so-| Saturday about 2 p.m. to take her g randchndrer , ^ g dutch CMst , mas party, burglars look jewelry and a silver coffee set—valued totally at about SiSO. Mrs. Griffin said that when she returned from the church she found several jewelry boxes opened and tossed around, and a silver coffee pot, tray, sugar and cream con. tamer gone. Drawers had been ransacked and an old pocket book had been torn apart. As far as she could determine she was missing a diamond ring, wedding ring, wrist watch, and a tie pin and clasp set. The thieves left one old watch. . Mrs. Griffin said the burglars entered the house by breaking the lock on the back door. She said that when she left she turned and looked back at the house and saw a. light-colored car pull up, but slia thought it was the television 1 repair man she had-called. She said the sheriff's department is investigating. ; As for the offer of the NATO conference decided upon in Paris Whenever the bishop is outside' thu: week to discuss disarmament at the foreign ministers' level, Gromyko said: "We are in fact invited to sit again at a conference table with the same NATO members with whom we have patiently negotiated until now, and to launch again into sterile negotiations which do not advance the cause of disarmament one whit." Sees No Success The West at such a meeting would put forward terms that the Soviet Union cannot accept '.because they are in no way conducive to disarmament," Gromyko said. "The Western powers would not Asks US Action To Cut Traffic Deaths WASHINGTON (Hi — Sen. Mon-|the time has come for the federal roney r (D-Okla) announced Satur- 41, Kokomo, is still in a critical j day he will sponsor a bill creating government to tie together all the scattered safety efforts now under condition at'Dukes Memorial hos- a presidential commission to way and try to reduce the/'stag- pital from a compound fracture suffered in a double fatality auto accident early -Friday morning south of Peru. ' Dead are William Thomas Arnold, 33, Route 4, Peru, driver of the other car and William Golightly, 44, Kokomo, a passenger in -'he Hawkins' car. make a broad attack on automobile accidents. During a recent 9,000-mile speaking tour of his state, Monroney said, "I found that people were getting so alarmed over the situation that some of them were afraid to go out on the highways." The Oklahoman said he believes Name Winners Of Coloring Contest Winners have been announced in (he Christmas coloring contest sponsored by several local merchants and published Nov. 24, in the Sunday Pharos-Tribune and Press. More than 3,000 colored entries were submitted and from that number sixteen winners were selected by the judges. Winners with Ihe sponsoring stores and the prizes are: B and B—David Lee Klinck, 7, 129 Seybold St. a pair of Lee Rider blue jeans. • > gering total of deaths, injuries and property losses." He said the first thing his proposed commission could do would be to establish a nationwide, uniform system of auto crash reporting. Data thus collected could be analyzed by experts and used as the basis for remedial legislation, he explained. Monroney said one possible-', result of such a survey could .be the instituting of an interstate drivers license required of all motorists who cross state lines. If the accident data showed that the driver was the weak link in the safety chain, the senator said, then those who applied for interstate licenses could be given tests and their previous driving records checked closely. If highway construction weaknesses were found, Monroney said, the commission might rec- western gun outfit, holster and bullets. BICKEL'S—Elsie L. Qufllen, 7, Route 1, 20-inch Ballerina doll; Mike Kahl 6, Young America, Jungle shooting gallery. FLANEGIN'S—Peter D. Beaumont. 10, 511 E. Broadway, 4-ft. Ace sled. ' GOODRICH—Jack Elburn, 10, 616 Nineteenth street. Military control transport set; Carolyn Saines, 9, 20 Cliff Drive, 17-pc. aluminum bake set. MOHLMAN'S—Karen Chcll, 7, 2021 Murdock street, Cinderella watch; John Heckard, Route 2, Mickey Mouse watch. : MONTGOMERY-WARDS—Pamela Witmyer, 10, 1014 High street, 15.98 holiday dress;' Wayne Loner, 10, 2428 Stadium Drive, trousers and dress shirt. OLSEN'S—Barbara Downham, 11, Route 3, 15-inch. »H vinyl (ointed doll; Mark Davis, 6, Walton, plastic army truck, QUICK FDLM SERVICE—Delorcs Rogers, 11, Rt. 1, Lucerne, and Mark Meuhlhausen, 5, 440 Bates street, winners ol vlewmaster and two packets of recJs. SPORTLAND—Elaine Lee Acton, 10, 1900 North ttreet, Heinz "57" kitchen.' rnent paying 90 per cent o£ the cost. The commission also could draft and work for adoption of uniform traffic codes, although the final say in this field always would be with local authorities, he said. Similarly, Monroney said, the commission's experts might come up with proposals for new design features in cars stressing safety. Monroney said that from 1903 to last September a total o£ 1,223,591 persons were killed 1 in highway accidents. "That was more than twice the number, of fatalities in the last four wars—the Spanish-American War, World War, I, World War II, and the Korean War," he Mid. 4 Injured In Collision At R. Center Four persons were in Memorial hospital following a headon collision about 6:"45 p.m. Saturday at the south edge of Royal Center at U.S. J5 and the Royal Center pike. Injured were: Mrs. Sharon. Bridge, 19, route 1, Royal Center, who sustained injuries orc the nose and mouth and shock; Kenneth D. Moss, 39, Star City, suffered chest injuries from the sleering wheel; his wife, Mrs. Earline Moss, 38, injuries to the knee and ankle and she suffered shock; Patricia Moss, their daughter, win suffered cuts over the nose between the eyes, injuries to the left ankle and shock. No one apparently was injured seriously. Moss, driving a 1957 model tudor on U.S. 35 toward Royal Center, with his wife and daughter, told Deputy Sheriff Roy King the Bridge car traveling on the highway from Royal Center, came across the center line, back and across again. He said he left the highway in ar, 1 attempt to miss the Bridge auto and the cars met in the mouth of the Royal Center pike. King said she apparently was attempting to make a left-hand turn onto the pike. With Mrs. Bridge were her two small children. Both her 1957 model auto and the Moss car were total losses, King said. The Harrison ambulance took tb* injured persons to the hospital. fireman's Coat Jaken From Station - Burglars, probably young ones, stole a fireman's coat and helmet from the southside station, police were told yesterday. Harold Cramer, 840 State, stationed there, said his coat is still gone but the helmet was found in the shrubbery outsid* tht building.