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Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, November 13, 1957
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Wednesday Evening, November 13, 1WT. THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE PROGRAM FOR LOGAN5POKT 1. An Adtquot* Civic C*ntar 2. An Adequate Sewage Pispoial System 3. Suffiicenl Parking Facilitiei Asian Second Thoughts * While the first reactions to. the launching of Sputnik II reveal a loss of American prestige abroad, there wil!.,be many changes of heart when the processes of second thought are set in motion. Then, a number of Asians in the neutralist countries of Southeast Asia will become anxious and apprehensive. For many intelligent ' and democratically minded neutralists are aware of the fact that they could not hold firmly .to their political views if there were not a strong and non-neutralist United States capable of curbing the aggressive actions of the Kremlin clique. In some of the Middle Eastern Arab countries, attitudes most likely mil be different. The blunt fact appears to be this: Many Arab leaders are gloating with a false sense of power -because the Soviet Union has forged ahead of America in the race for space and the development of the intercontinental ballistic missile. In Syria and Egypt there' appears to be joy. But it is Syrian and Egyptian leaders who have taken the lead in opening the doors of the Middle East to Soviet infiltration. However, we can expect that in India, Burma, Ceylon, Malaya, Singapore, • and perhaps also in Indonesia, Sputnik II will produce apprehensive second thoughts. Many people in those areas will continue to reject the idea that the Russians should be followed because of their Sputnik successes. Future for "Squares" There is a warning in reports that some high school students are hostile to those "squares" who are intelligent and study well. Teen-agers really know little of life and of the affairs of the world. Those of them who sneer at "squares"' seeking to develop their minds may be storing up trouble for themselves and for America in the. years to come. Every idea which man has discovered has been attained at a cost of pain and anguish. If stupidity.makes a boy or girl hep, then it is evil to be one of those who are hep. This kind of hepness today might produce helplessness tomorrow. To a very considerable extent, .the future of this country and of a free - world depends, on these teen-age "squares" who try to develop their minds even though some of their classmates are ignorantly and childishly hostile to them. It is better to be out of popular favor today and to learn, than it is to grow up to become a dope. • The double-barreled cigaret holder has its merits. On one side you smoke an all-tobacco cigaret, for flavor; on the other, an all-filter cigaret; for protection. IN THE PAST One Year Ago James R. Sharp, 80, of route 1, Peru, was bound and gagged_ by three men who' took $3,000 from a safe in his home. Representatives from mental health associations- in 21 counties served by Logansport state hospital met at Longdiff for an all-day orientation program. Logansport high -school's football team was ranked 15th in the final state poll. Three fire companies were called to put out flames that swept the hillside in the 900 block of South Eighteenth .street. No damage was caused. A money sack containing $50 was reported missing from Edward Spencer's, filling station at 601 West Market street. . Ten Years Ago The City Transit company, Inc., petitioned for on increase in bus "fares to ten cents. Nancy Lee Correll and Bernard Kindlespadcer, bothfof Peru, were married. . ,The city began decorating streets for the holiday season. , Pearl'S. White, 32, of 930 Wheatland avenue, died at her home after, a long illness. Fifty Years Ago Drew Pearson'i MERRY-GO-ROUND TRACKING UP THE WHOLE PLACP. Drew Pearson Sayt: Six Army satellites in Alabama warehouse .will now get their chance; Revelations in this column helped dust them off: Ike's speech- writers Iliad difficult time getting material for his missile speech. WASHINGTON. — There were some interesting backstage factors behind the Defense. Department's decision to launch i one of the six Ar- 'my satellite? which have been gathering dust in] a Huntsville, Ala..I warehouse for a-| bout six months. Factor No.- 1 .was new .Defense. Secretary Neil McElroy, who is[ faster, mc>re ven-' turesome than I good Old Charlie' Wilson. McElroy is also on tne spot and wants to get off. He made the decision to let the Army fire, despite the earlier decision in favor of the Navy. •• Factor No. 2 .was this column o£ • Oct. 25, revealing for the first time that: "The Army has six satellites .in a warehouse in •Huntsville, Ala., all ready to launch. They could have been'launched before the Sputnik, thus keeping' the U. S. A. ahead of the USSR and preventing one of the greatest psychological defeats .the United States ever suffered." -Factor No. 3 was Dr. Wernher Von Brauii, the Army Missile, expert, formerly operating for Hitler, now an American citizen, who has been conferring quietly with Navy expert John P. Hagen, in charge of satellite ' "Project Vanguard." Their quiet cooperation led to Navy Acquiescence in giving the Army first crack at catching up with Russia. Budget Bureau Veto One point readers have questioned me about is a paragraph in the Oct. 25 column which read: "About three months ago, the Budget Bureau, which operates directly under the White House,, actually sent auditors to .Huntsville to make sure the Army did not spend a nickel on .the satellite program." This 'sounds incredible. It's not .surprising some readers wonder • how this could have happened. The answer is' that the Budget Bureau learned that the Army had these satellites and figured it was trying to pull a "stunt" in order to prove that it had the best missile team in the armed services. 'Probably the Budget Bureau's suspicions were justified, because this was just around' the time of the Col.. Nlckersoi).. court-martial., Nickerson had written a secret memo, a copy of which reached this writer's hands, claiming that the Army was ahead of the Air Force in missile production and that Secretary of Defense Wilson was in serious error in stopping further Army work on an IRBM, or Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile. Unquestionably the Army would have gone ahead and fired its earth satellite, thus beating Russia, in order to defend Col. Nickerson and prove the efficiency of Army missile experts. However, when 'the Budget Bureau, learning of this, sent auditors to Huntsville, they gave flat orders that not a nickel was to be spent on, launching a satellite. It would have taken several thousand dol- ' lars to transport'the satellite to Cope Canaveral, Fla., and launch it. Furthermore, an order is an order, especially when it comes from an arm of the White House. So the Army missiles remained in their Alabama warehouse while Sputnik heat us into outer space. White House Ghost-writers President Eisenhower's solemn but confident television speech the other night' gave no hint of the frantic search his special writers conducted for some rocket-missile achievement which would make this speech more reassuring. Harried aides scurried between the Pentagon and the White House with secret papers describing what the three services are doing in the missile field. These were dumped on the desk of propaganda specialist Arthur Larson, architect ,of "Modern Republicanism," recently pulled into the White House Twenty Years Ago James Morrison, operator of a hunters lodge at Devils lake in Pulaski county, was in critical condition in St. Joseph's hospital after being shot accidently by a hunter. Betty Lee Higgle, a Peru high school senior, was named Miss Peru for the Armistice Day parade. Pherbia Thomas, sister of Lowell Thomas, lectured on the Far East at the high school. Andrew FouLs, 79, a life long resident of Chili, died at his home. A break in water mains caused a large mud bole at the corner of - Columbia and Chicago •treets. Fire destroyed the Fletcher, Stoner and com- |»ny grain elevator at Akron in Fulton county. Police were searching for vandals who cut -a ••bl* on the light at Eleventh and Spear streets. MM. Elizabeth Bowman, 76, died at the hom« rf her son, 1414 Spear street. from the U. S. Information Agency. Inside, the Pentagon', Assistant Defense-Secretary Murray Snyder, .formerly No. 2 man for White House Public Helations, directed" the search. He called in representatives of the Army, Navy, and Air Force and ordered them to produce "scientific accomplishments" for the President's.speech. '.'We must have something defin- ,ite and significant," Synder urged. The three services submitted 'papers that told about achievements already publicized. Snyder . showed most interest in the Air Force's "Operation Farside," which shot a research rocket into outer space, and tried to goad the Air Force into exaggerating its achievements. Though the Air Force lost contact with the missile after 2800 miles, Snyder wanted the Air Force to claim the rocket had .;shot beyond 4,000 miles. Air Force spokesmen explained the rocket may have passed the 4,006"-mUe mark and may still be travelling in outer space, but warned that the President would discredit himself with scientists if he boasted that the rooket went beyond the proven altitude of 2800 miles. Snyder disregarded this advice and the Pres- ident mentioned the 4,000-mile figure in his television address. Snyder also pounced upon the Jupitor nose cone which the Army had recovered after a 3300-mile trip that went 680 miles into outer space. The Army had intended to exhibit the nose cone at the Army Association Convention in Washington earlier this month, but Sr.yder ordered the nose held for Ike to unveil on television.' Missile Merry-Go-Round The Army satellites at Huntsville are projectile-shaped, and for that reason nicknamed "Baseball Bats.' ;| They contain telemetering equipment and transmitters, thus caw be tracked, like the Sputnik, They are nowhere as big as either Sputnik, varying in size from about 15 to 25 pounds. Sputnik II weighs Tialf a' ton , . ;. It will take four,' weeks to get the Huntsvillo satellites re-lested; re-checked, transported to Cape Canaveral and launched , . . They will be boosted into the air by the Jupiter C, the ICBM on'which the Army was ordered to stop work. The Jupiter C is a"'Restone missile plus Loki missile plus Loki clusters. Two Jupiter C's have been fired, both successfully. The second, which dropped a letter on the Air Force, to show how far ahead the Army was in guided missiles, is the Jup. iter whose nose cone was recaptured and which' Eisenhower showed on TV. LAFF-A-DAY 4. Angelo Patri Feed Child Wisely, Well • Feeding children is a problem for many mothers. Grown people are usually convinced < that three meals a day are the correct thing for everybody. Of course, once'one thinks about it that cannot be true. Some people • do not eat breakfast. I know a man who eats just once a day, at night when his day's work is done. He is as healthy as a trout and just as frisky. His pattern would not work for many other people, though. . ••• Children differ from adults in their need for food and that is where the problem enters for their mothers. Often I get the question: "How often should this child be fed? He won't eat lunch." Or, "He wants to eat between meals." Or, "He won't eat." In my experience the time to feed a child of any age is when he is hungry. If he is a very young child say about two or three, watch and make a note of the times he seems to enjoy his meals most and feed him accordingly.' A little one- of this age does, no N matter how many rules • we set, jorce his family to make allowances for his peculiar needs of one sort or another and eating is & very important one. Schoolchildren need something to eat when they get home ire the afternoon. What'that is to be depends altogether on their needs. Each child indicates a preference for something—a sandwich'," a cup cake, a wedge of pie, a doughnut with'a glass o! milk. Whatever it is let him have it. No, it will not destroy his appetite for his supper. He will work oriplay.it off long before that. Active boys and girls need a lot' of nourishing food, much more than an'.adult usually cats these days' of fashionable slimness. Don't try to slim down . an adolescent boy or girl. That is a dangerous undertaking and only the family physician Should order it. He will do that only when , the child's health demands it. We ought to be especially careful 'of the adolescent girl' and tier eating habits. Slimness to the point of boniness seems to be the style. It is not a good style for these girls. They need to build sound- healthy bodies against the day when they need all the strength they can muster. There is a line between fatness and boniness and the girls in their teens should watch to see that' they do not get too far over the bony line.. Anyway whoever said that a skeleton was a pretty sight? Or "that a half-straved look was attractive? They are far from it. Here in this land of- plenty many children from homes where good food is a matter of course are not eating properly. It would be well to check this and make certain about the children's daily bread. . Mothers will find life simpler if they .have a routine .lor. taking care of their children. Dr. Patri's leaflet P-24, "A Baby's Routine," includes suggestions and tells why o planned routine Is important. 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. US. Tax Walter Winchell Broadway and Elsewhere L Man About Town Big mystery about GUele Mac- Rcnzie's No. One man. IB he Joe Pryor, just signed for her tee- vec show, or is The One still her "Sherman Adams" . . . "Fair Game" leadingi lady Ellen Mc-l Crae will be the! next Mrs. Howarcl Barnes. Following! hij final decree He's the CBS vecpl ... Is everything! honky-dooly withl former $64,OOC| quiz champ Viv-F ienne Ncaring (the I Warner's barris-J icr) and her lawyer-male 1 .' insiders hear they began the trial-experiment two months ago . . . Fortune's August issue featured an article that bragged how far ahead of Russia the U. S. was regarding the you-know-whatnik. Public Forum 'To The Editor: Could any true red blooded American stand on the streets o£ Logansport this Nov. 11, 1957 and not be grieved at the jesting and lightness from the people toward the sincere efforts of a few to hon- or'our hero dead? My heart cries" out, "Oh God, how long, how long?" How long tcfore the American people will awake to the realization that the time is short when their sons and daughters may have to go forth to fill the shoes of our dear ones who have paid the supreme sacrifice? Must our men stand unconcerned with hats glued to their heads as our National Anthem is piayed? Can we not be serious about serious things, at least? Let us Stop and Think—While there is yet time. A Gold Star Mother, Dorothy Bowen P. 0. Box 310 ' Logansport, Ind. Small Business In Chicago Asks The Washington Wire: The Securities Exchange Commission, probe o£ a Wall Streeter (dabbling in Cuban oil promotion) will involve a Broadway star's groom. a former associate . . . Countess Peggy Dorelis, according to Manhattan's Hapsburg House crowd, may elope with Washington financier Eugene Owen . . . Red front . outfits plan an intensive campaign When Congress reconvenes in January to abolish the Comm. on Un- American Activities . . . The Robert Kennedys (he's chief counsel of the McClellan Comm.) expect their 6th child and the James Julianas (he's the minority counsel of the same comm.) anticipate their 4th. Charge Current Laws Favor Large U.S. Corporations CHICAGO (UP) — Representatives of small business in the Chicago area pleaded for tax relief today in a special'hearing of the Senate Small Business Committee. George F. Connelly, a Chicago plumbing contractor and Clarence J. McCorkle, an automobile dealer, charged that present tax laws favor large corporations in such things as tax-deferred pension plan payments. They said owners of unincorporated business and partnerships are unable under present laws to set up pension plans, stock bonus / plans or other such devices from which corporation officials in large companies benefit. Connelly said the small business: men were'not asking for tax ex- exemption, merely relief. •The committee, headed by act- Ing Chairman Wayne Morse CO- Ore.) heard approximately 20 persons give oral testimony. Written . statements from other small businessmen were read into the record. - " Sen. Edward J. Thye 'R-Minn.). also present at the hearing. Sen. Paul Douglas (D-I11.) joined the group for the hearing. Spokesmen for the Chicago Electro-Plating .Institute, a trade association of about 300 small ( electro-plating shops, urged passage of 85 House and Senate bills which would amend the Internal Revenue Code. They said tax relief for small business was necessary to counteract the effect of increasing mergers 'in big business. The hearings were one of a series the committee is holding to. sample opinion throughout the nation. NEW EGG CANAPE ' CHICAGO—For an excellent appetizer, try an egg spread on crackers. Mash hardboiled eggs and' diced pimento-stuffed olives and 'mayonnaise; season with onion juice, salt and pepper. PHAROS-TRfBUNE IlnMy (except Saturday*, Snaday* and' Holiday*) 36e per Treek d«Hy •nd Snudny by carrier*, (18.20 per yenr. By mnll on 1'urnl rontei In Cn«», Ciirroll, White, Piilnikl, Pulton and Miami connti.*, flO.OO per year) oiitxlde trndlna; aren and within Indiana, »II.OO per yenr) nntnlde In- dlnnn, 418.00 per yenr. All. mall •ul>«crlptton« paynlile In advance. ;Wo mall aulucrlptloaji *old trier* carrier *erVlce I* maintained. Reporter «tnbli«hed 188* Tribune e*tabl[«hed 1MT Phaioa e*tabll»hed 1844 ^Journal e*tabtl*)ied 1841 The author of "Compulsion" submits his side of a recent item: "The knife I sent to the writer of the play was not a threat. I awarded him "The Big Knife of Broadway" for injecting a vulgarized script of my story into re-, hearsal. The inscription ' was: 'Next time use this, it's more humane. 1 —Meyer Levin" . . . Has anyone ever called them "com- mersales"? . . . The Adam Ken- cedys have a new son, The mama is the former Barbara Curley, ex- Copacutie. Pop's in NBC's "The Californians" troupe . . . Gary Latimer of the solid gold taxi whistle set, dfgs rodeo star Casey Tibbs . . . Martin Kimmel has lost his head over Jill Corey. He now butters her bread for her. (Goo-goo-go oooh.) Billionaire J. Paul Getty's right- hander (Jack Forrester) is smitten with kitten Maggie Nolan, colyu- mlss for the yrib's Parec edition. Jack, a former hoofer, reportedly made more than a million with Getty in '56 ... Maggie may wed him . . . Columbia U. Students are saying Pat Boone, the star, is not back there because of his "failing average" . . . Marlon's one-time bride-to-be (Josiane Marlana-Berenger) is now the adored of singe," Andre Phillip . . . Saul Bourne, killed by cancer, must. have been a very fine man. Seldom has the Runyon Fund received 10 many contributions in one man's memory. Many from White House and Dept. of State staffs . . . Tip to teevee scouts: Barlcm'i Mercedes Walton (scads of talent), a current favorite In Seattle, at "Top o' the Town." She's a former captain In the WACs . . . E. G. Robinson (touring with his B'way hit) gets an extra $500 weekly for expenses. and Metopera tenor Daniel Barioni were wedlocked. Cartoonist Cholly Addams' latest thrill is ex-Powers model Pat Rice, his upstairs neighbor . . . Virginia Barnes, dghir of the former Trib dr.amatic critic, has the sparkler from Maurice Hyder. whose pater is a banker . . . Arthur Penn (director of Fonda's upcoming play, "Two for the Seesaw") and his wife (actress Peggy Maurer) are parenticipating. About Dec. 1st The Latin Quarter's Barbara Hunt gets those boVays from ihe prexy of Ideal Dolls ... A recording titled "Sputnik" hit the platter shops (his week — waxed by the Cave Dwellers (Hallooooo, down there) . . . I-t's a little pebble for •the Robert Stones. He's an ABC- TVeep . . . The briefly reconciled Jed Harrises (producer of "Operation Mad Ball") ended it permanently. Internal Rcvenuers have scads of ad agency execs panic'd. Checking personal checks for "entertainment." (Lcwdies of the evening, etc.) ... The Runyon Cancer Fund acknowledges receipt of three bequests last week. Via the estates of the late Myrtine McCutcheon of San Diego, G. W. Wcrtz of N. V. C.-and Mary Smith, K. V. C. Total wills to date: 455 ... They say much of L. B. Mayer's wealth will go to charities fathered hy Cardinal Spcllman . . . Ex-horn- Icldc sleuth D. Kantcr now host" 3rd Avenue's African Room . . . Mohammedans tut-tut talk about King S»ud taking another wife. He has four official mates, the limit permitted by the Koran. Pat Conway, hero of "Tomb- stone'Territory," Hie new televest- ern series, went that-a-way with actress Pamela Duncan, leading lady of last week's "Winchell File." They go to the hitching post next Spring . . . Van Cleef & AT- pels' jewel model Diane Dubel and the Peruvian Ambassador's son are beep-beeping . . . Metropera lead baritone Theodior Uppman is the groom of- Jean Seward, descendant of Wmi Seward, a Lincoln Cabinet member . . . Over 23,700 illegal stills were seized by Federal agents last year . .. . Jack Webb and Jackie Loughery (ex- Miss United States) yawr.ed it away . . . How do the Soviets expect to send a man to the moon when they can't keep one at the U.K.? NBC-Radio is talking with the Steve Aliens (Jayne Meadows) about doing a Mr. and Mrs. .chat- ler-and-record program. (Don't tiie Aliens know money isn't worth money any more?) . . . Gwen Verdon's dancing partner (Ed Phillips) in "New Girl in Town" after- curtain dates attractive socialite- actress Deborah Douglas . . . They say "A Face in the Crowd needs two million dollars more at the box-offices to break even . . . !M. Sacks of NBC has $24,000 invested in "Jamaica." Robert Kintner of the same network is another helfty show-backer along The Big Apple Noel Coward theme: R. Cowell (betrothed to C. V. Whitney's dghtr Gail) once dated Whitney's •bride to'be, who will become Cowell's mudda-in-law . . . Hollywood's Sam Goldwyn, who gets his check-ups at N. Y. Medical Center, always shows the same thing: That he's older, richer and unhap- Ginger Rogers deserted the touring troupe of "Bells Are Ringing" to star at the Riviera in Havana. They,seek a name star. How about Carol Channing, Lisa Kirk, Nanette Fabray, Celeste Holm or perhaps You? .... Marilyn Monroe and Suzy Parker now tepee in the same edifice at 444 E. 57th . . . The buzz says Dorothy Dandridge will get the role of Bess in. "Porgy & Bess." We hear Lena Home's understudy in "Jamaica" (Ethyl Ayler) has director Mamoulian very impressed .'' . . Lee Becker, the tomboy in "West Side Story," is reported legally sep'd from her .Israeli husband . . . Author Jack Neff dines Jeanne LaMarche -at Gaston's. Pres. Harding was her great grand-unc . . . Concert pianist Vera Franccschi Estimate Corn Crop in Indiana At 239,415,000 Bushel WASHINGTON (UP)—An estimated 239,415,000 bushels of corn will be raised in Indiana in 1957, the Agriculture Department said Tuesday. The November estimate for Indiana was about 57,000,000 bushels less than the 1956 crop, but was 4,353,000 bushels above the forecast made the previous month. Figures released in the department's second-from-last monthly- forecast reveal that the national corn crop is expected to bo 3,332,535,000, the third largest in history. HUBERT ' > /'*"/ / / ,,-J • l»7, IUHO rlATUIUU SYMOJCATX, )M, WOBU Mflltn MSHVKn.. . ./ "I don't inind if my shipboard romance doesn't last ,— but I sure wish it would start," Published dally except. .Saturday and holiday* ky Fharoa-Trlbune, Co., lav., KIT En*t Broadway, Lo«aa«purt, Indlaaa. Batered a* iccoad clnm mutter at the fan vffle*. at Loa-anaport. Ind., ander tha act of March U, 187»V^ .'-.-•' •EMBER' AUDIT BDREAC OF OIRCTJLATKWC AND/ UNITED FRBSS Natloaal AdTertUlnjr Rtpre«entatlT»* lalamd Nerr*a«D«r Re»re.«ntatlTe» ffl) 19S7. Kint Fettuia SvndittU, Inc., World ritbtl moved f\ "Oh, fine — had a little trouble with the clasp on my •uitcaM, that's all, dear."

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