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Friday, November 15, 1957
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LOGANSPORT PUBLIC Logansport — Rain tonight, ending Saturday. Colder Saturday. Low tonight 45. High Saturday 48. Sunset today 4:30 p.m.; sun. rise Saturday .6:31 a.m. High today 54, low 43. Sunday outlook: Cold, possible snow flurries. ( YOUR HOME TTOWN NEWSPAPER 1 NOW IN OUR ' 114th YEAR HOME EDITION J-bonc 4141 LOGANSPOBT, INDIANA, FRIDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 15 1957. Full-Len.ril United Pr«» Wlrr» Pric SOVIET SPY GETS 30 YEARS Grave Crisis Facing NATO Over Tunisia French Walk Out Of Meeting; Call Ministers Session BULLETIN PARIS (UP) — Premier Felix Gaillard publicly denounced the U.S. and Britain today for giving arms to Tunisia. But he rent- firmed France's ties (o the Western Alliance. PARIS (UP) — The French delegation walked out of a NATO meeting today in "protest against British and American arms shipments to Tunisia. It was the gravest crisis in the eight-year history of the Atlantic organization. France called for an emergency meeting of the NATO foreign ministers to consider the situation, and a meeting of the permanent council of NATO was summoned for Saturday at its Paris headquarters to lay the foundation for such a meeting. SPECIAL SCHOOL ROOF; LOWER DOWNTOWN BUILDING Committee that boiler explosions pose a threat to school children and college students in Indiana. Solberg, a member of the Purdue University faculty, urged the committee to give the boiler board extra money to hire four deputy inspectors. Solberg said Indiana has only one inspector to check 50,000 boilers and "pressure vessels" registered in the state. Some of the boilers are inspected by insurance companies, he said., He warned that "buildings at Purdue and Indiana Universities, including fraternity and sorority houses, have boilers that are left ; uninspected. Solberg cited several Workers are shown In the picture above left -putting the roof on Ihp new special education building on j explosions in recent years, includ- Warns Boilers Pose Threat to Many Schools Urges More Money To Hire Four Deputy Inspectors INDIANAPOLIS (UP)—Prof. H. ROCKET SUPERIORITY Nikita Claims "Soviet Will Never Start War" MOSCOW (UP)—Nikita Khrush- relax international tensions, other 1 chev today claimed that the Soviet Union has won absolute world rocket and missile superiority but he said the Soviets "will never listic missile. countries won't be offended.' —Said the Soviet Union alone possesses an intercontinental bal- start a war." I —Said the first rocket launched In the event of another war, he by the Soviet Union "hit the bull's- ;J :t --'•' '- "fought ..i.-- dav S w l -, e r,?P°ri :er |l 30ar 4' 1late R h ? rS :i Am ^ ican conlin « nl ."°b«t "we too rocWlo ^"dTs^ose^df baste "to rnmmTh fh , h -i ? U ? Set W ° U ' d Suffer ' m ™<™^-" Europe A=ia and Africa." Ssviet LiOmmir.l.fifi rnst nnilor avnl/Aci/Miei !»-•»« ^. rf ,i, .-,:.,_ «., i .. • i . . . .* . . .. South Cicott street Friday morning, while the on the right shows the top floor of the Nelson Long ing one • which demolished the Twn Rritkh nlanps Innrlprl at ---" «•*•-•* a*-—!. ^ .*««.r i.i«i..in 6 , nu»ic me pm-Mre un me rigjii snuvvs uiu lop noor or me iNCison Long ;i»g uue • wjiicn aemoiisneu ine ™ S aTroort th. mornlnl with •'!*,""!""? °". .E^ ?™ dw . a ' "^removed. Roofing ot the .school is being done by the Rapidex Corp.; Sigma Chi Fraternity house at Tunis airport this morning submachine guns and ammunition for the 3.000-man Tunisian army. U.S. embassy sources in Tunis said an American transport plane would fly in arms this afternoon from Germany—'M-l rifles and ammunition. "Surprised NATO Meeting Britain and the United States said they were acting to beat Russia to the punch, but the arms' shipments over French protest gravely strained Atlantic solidarity and threatened to bring down the government of Premier Felix Gaillard. The sudden British - American decision to arm Tunisia caught the NATO meeting by surprise. Sen. Theodore Francis Green (R-R.I.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told correspondents: "This is not the proper way of treating an ally. I firmly believe that France should have -been consulted." Rep. Wayr\e L. Hays (D-Ohio) termed the Washington decision a "stupid and sterile policy." Russia Blasts U.S. Action The French were angrier at of Indianapolis. A 29-foot piece ol prefabricate:!, prc-stretchcd steel reinforced building blocks Is shown I Butler University, being lowered into place by a crane. Jack Winter, Barnes Construction Co. superintendent, is in the foreground watching the work, while Don Honey, Rapldex foreman, in the background, at tlic left. The roof was started Friday morning and will require three day s work. The Wolf Construction Co. crane in the picture on the right is shown taking bricks and beams off the third floor of the Long building leaving the structure of Iwo-slory height. The top floor was damaged by fire early this year. • (Pharos-Tribune Photo-Engraving.) SENIORS EYE COLLEGE their Anglo-American Allies than at any time in years. They believe the Tunisian arms would be used to help the Algerian rebels, and fiery Gaullist Party leader Michele Debre said French .public opinion would not permit French soldiers to "be killed by Allied bullets." The Kremlin moved quickly to cash in on the crisis that has rocked the very foundations of the 8-year-old North Atlantic Alliance. It said the United States was trying to make Tunisia dependent on it in a move to grab North Africa for itself. Killian Takes Over As U. S. Missile Chief WASHINGTON (UP)—President Eisenhower today swore in his new scientific chief of staff, Dr. James R. Killian Jr., and charged him with mobilizing the nation's with Russia. One of Killian's first jobs was to clarify his authority and responsibility and his ro!e in military missiles development. Informed sources said Jiis job so far has only, been broadly outlined. The President has made it clear, however, that the 53-year-old president of Massachusetts Institute of Technology will have a big voice in guiding the administration's policy decisions. Give Aptitude, Interest Tests to 78 Students Aptitude and interest tests for. counselors will talk with each stu- CHANGE DUE high school students not planning to attend college were .given to 78 seniors at Loganspor-t high school Thursday. The tests known as the General Aptitude Test Battery and Kuder Preference Tests, were administered by the local office of the Indiana Employment Security Division and Jack Ulmer, guidance director at the high school. George Vaughan, manager of the local office, said the tests will .give an indication ot the student's -aptitude .and' occupation prefer ence., After results of the terfs are •known, sometime in December, Anti-inflation Brakes Eased Reserve Board Acts To Aid Borrowers WASHINGTON (UF)-The government has eased up on the anti- inflation brakes in a move that indicates the boom is over. The Federal Reserve Board, in the first reversal of its cherished "tight-money" policy, cut the discount rate Thursday frem 3V4 to 3 per cent at four of its member ber banks. The remaining eight banks are expected to follow suit shortly. The move means that business- brainpower in the missiles race men> w 'ould-be homeowners and car buyers, and others probably will be able to borrow more money from banks easier—and cheaper. It is an attempt by the government to get the people buying again. Top economists said in New York that the action indicates that inflationary pressures in the economy have eased. They said it also indicates that the boom has ended and that business activity has begun to slow down. Promises No Repetition of Dog Incident dent individually, to help him de-j . R 0y Severns, treasurer of the fde-what type of job would be Cass County Humana Society, to- best -for him. Empioyiment office personnel who ' administered the tests were George Vaughan, Mrs. Patricia Loner, Miss Anna LeDonne, and Mrs; Mary Hazel. The tests were given during the first five periods of the school day. Those taking the tests were: . Donald Albright, Mary Baker, •Maty Bell, Joe Bishop, Joy Booher, Patricia Bowyer, Sandra Boyer,-Ann Buzbee, Linda Carithers, -Bob .Carroll, Beverly Cotner, Jean J-t 1. • r~itt 1-1 1 i- n UUV.iCtJ' CU1U KUL L*» ai^CL/ l/Ill Cabinet. Ellen Gulp, Joyce Cun- hours aft th icked nincrti nirvi T t\ct f^nv T .iMa r\on r»TiAt»_ ! ** e «f* day answered charges leveled at the society in a Public Forum letter published yesterday in the Pharos-Tribune with a promise that there would be no repetition of the incident. He said news of such a practice- came as a complete surprise to him. Mrs. C. E. Brewer, city, charged that her puppy and one owned by neighbors, the Zane Sterretts, were taken from the Sterrett yard last week by a driver for the Humane Society ' and put to sleep 'only He said boilers also are not being inspected by the state in grade and high schools. "Unless the trustees or whoever is in charge takes out insurance, they're not being inspected be- Col. Abel Also Fined $8,000 By U.S. Judge Will Be Sent to Either Atlanta, Or Ft. Leavcnworth NEW YORK (UP) - A federal judge today sentenced Russian Col. Rudolf Ivanovich Abel to 30 years in prison and $8,000 in fines for his nine-year career as a Soviet master spy in the United Stales. The 55-year-old Soviet military intelligence officer was sentenced —Said that a third world war by Federal Judge Mortimer W. - would not necessarily mean the • Byers. Abel had indicated private- peace arent bad' but the pos-jend of mankind but that it would!ly that he expected the maximum ^y^no} b e excluded that imoan the death of capitalism and! penalty of death for peacetime World War III might be started!the triumph of communism. espionage, by 'some lunatics." I -The emergence of another ' Claims Rocket Superiority I Stalin and the development of a —There probably won't be any .new cult of personality in the summit meeting with the West in Soviet Union is now impossible the nearest future, though he still i Former Soviet Defense Chief Mar- wants one as "the only way ouf'ishal Georgi Zhukov was removed of the East-West impasse. |by the Presidium and the Central Committee, not by the generals. He was "very rude and dictatorial" but no Stalin "or even half In-an exclusive ^ 214-hour- inter- claims in rocketry-, "let's have a view with the United Press, the Soviet party chief expounded freely on world problems as he saw them and made these major points: -^Prospects for preserving world peaceful rocket contest just like a rifle shooting match and they'll see for themselves." Zhukov Was "dictatorial" impasse, —It would be possible for Russia and the United States alone to settle major problems ;n bilateral negotiations. "If we two agree to'a" Stalin". Damage in Thousands as Winds Whip Through State By UNITED PRESS Colder temperatures and more cause we don't have the men to;rain were due tonight in the wake d>o ft" he said. Earlier, Governor Handley told the committee the state needs more inspectors because "boilers all over- the state are ready to blow up any minute." He said the Inspection division should be returned from the State Fire Marshal's office to the State Labor Division. -Darrell Weaver, State Labor Commissioner, asked the commit- of gusty winds which howled through a cluster ot Central Indiana communities Thursday, leaving a trail of injuries and property damage. Damage in the thousands of dollars was .counted from the gale- like winds, accompanied by heavy rain, in Indianapolis and Marion County, Rushville, Whiteland, New Castle, Markleville, Anderson and other areas.. £]y - ing glass from windows blown out by the wind. Meanwhile, . the weatherman forecast an end after today to a wave of daytime temperatures in i to as much as four inches. ningham, Lee Cox, Lyle Daugherty, Beverly Demeriy, Mary Delaney, 'Sharon Dunn, Patricia Ebey, •Paul Elmo-re, Jim Fergus. • Robert Fettig, Sandy Galloway Ronald Frick. Judifh Grace, Carolyn • Grantham, Terry Graves Joyce Haley, Sue Handy, Sharon Hess, Charles Hickey, LaRue Hoffman, Bernadine Hombach, Pau' D. Homburg, Jerry Hunt, Betty hi'gram, Jerry Key, Terry Kline, Connie Klumpp, Carolyn Korreekt. Ethel Leazenby, Bonnie Sue Linden, Paul Loner, Daniel Lybrook, Larry Mather, Robert Minglin, Kenneth Miller. • David Nichols, Rose Ann O'Connor, Larry Parker, Roberta Payne, Ja'mes Powell, Garry Powell, Verna Raikes, Sondra Ratliff, 'James Reap, Vincen Rozzi, Donald Sandi, Carol Scott, Sandra Scott, Wilma June Silvers, Charles Settlemyre, Myra Seybold, Jack Smith, Richard Sundy, Marilyn Taylor, George Tilley, Darlene Tipton, James Vitello, Sharon Walters, Ronnie Warner, Patricia Warner, Karen Wilson, Bonnie Wire, Pa tricia White, Jane Wolf and Marian Woodruff. Severns expressed regret over the incident and said it had been his understanding that all dogs | picked up by the society were held for two or three days to give owners a chance to claim them. One of the organizers of the society! Severns said employes of the So-, ciety would be carefully instructed against entering an owner's premises to pick up 'dogs,- and against over-hasty disposal' of the animals. Mrs. Marie Closson, in charge 1 FIREMEN CALLED Firemen went to the Joseph Firmani home, 1004 Erie avenue, at 9:47 p. m. Thursday to stand by while a flue burned out there. JUST FEATHERY ICE CRYSTALS It Never Snows at the South Pole By CHARLES MOORE United Press Staff Correspondent McMURDO, Antarctica ('UP) — Tom Fredian of (6412 N. Lemai St.) Chicago; chief aurograpners mate Aimer A. Erdei of Quonset, here- and New Zealand and used their reports," he said. Mirabito said weather forecast-. "It never snows at the South ! R-^: aerographer 2C Ronald W. ;ing became a little easier when Pole." .Palmer of (2833 Alaska St.) Se-1 three stations were built at Little tee SOT an extra $10,217 to hire'! At least seven persons were in•four new inspectors and step up jured, none critically, when'hit by the program. • „-..,. . . .... in other action the board: Approved $275,000 requested by the Department of Public' Works and Supply to buy a warehouse in Indianapolis. Director Clarence Drayer declined to say where the warehouse would be located, bul said he is negotiating for a site. Approved .a request for. $7,500 to remodel new offices in Indianapolis for the Department of.Public Works and Supply and $1,800 ;per month for rental. State insurance offices will be moved into the ok quarters formerly occupied by Public Works and the state treasurer will take over the offices vacated by the insurance department. The move is being made to give the state treasurer more joint extension center to be operated by Purdue and Indiana universities at Fort Wayne. Approved $165,000 for strengthening the maximum security sec- of the society's shelter, denied theltion of'Norman Beatty Hospital at charge that the driver had enterei the Sterrett yard to get.the pups She admitted that "a number" o dogs had been picked up that day and that some had been put ftc sleep, but denied that lack o space alone determined how long dogs were kept, Mrs. Closson pointed. out that by the owners' 'admission, then were, not collars or identification on the pups. She said the length of time animals are kept is deter mined by the "circumstances" ~ai the time. PAID IN FULL LOS ANGELES (UP)— A little girl, whose gnawing conscience got the best, of her, sent a letter to the city park Eind recreation commission with 10 cents enclosed. The unsigned letter said: "Dear, Sirs, this is 10- cents 1 didn't pay at 'the pool because I posed as a girl under 12. Once my girlfriend paid for me like :hat, The other time I did it under those circumstances." Navy Cmdr. John Mirabito, chief meteorologist at Operation Deep Freeze headquarters here, explained it was too cold at the bottom of the world for snowflakes. Mirabito, 40, of Hyde Park, Mass., said precipitation in Antarctica takes the form of feathery ice crystals which in the past centuries have built up the 5,000- foot high ice pack. Mirabito, who heads a five-man staff of weather forecasters and observers, is responsible for the weather predictions upon which all the .American pilots in the antarctic depend. His - staff includes: • Navy Lt. emographer 3C Bob Fan- ographer 3C Arvil T, Creacy of Gatesville, Tex. Thus far, Mirabito and his staff have been right often enough to remain on. speaking terms with the pilots in the Antarctic. Mirabito, who speaks six languages and* has written numerous books on weather and forecasting, has been with Task Force 43 and Operation Deep Freeze since the planning stage. He said that when the Navy first flew planes into McMurdo there were no weather stations on this side of the antarctic. "We put ships in line between America, McMurdo and at Liv Station, 550 miles to the south. "That's about like flying from New York to St. Louis and Denver .with three weather stations," he said, "On a long range basis," he explained, "what happens, to. weather down here can aid in getting more accurate forecasts as far away as New York and London," he said. He said the movement ;of. air masses around the world is something like the movement of water in a bathtub.. ... "It's .just impossible to disturb part of it without the effects eventually reaching the water in the rest of the tub."-- Whole Lotto Callin v G&in' On That's-, the truth. This- person advertised his typewriter for sale iii the Pharos-Tribune and Press classified section and got a whole lotta calls (25 in all). PORTABLE Remington typewriter, excellent condition. Ph. xxxxx. , • , And that just goes to show you don't have to wiggle or'play a guitar to draw attention. Just dial 4141 and give your message to a trained adtaker. You'll get all the attention you want,, from readers of the classified section. Westville and other hospital improvements. OK $122,000 For Longcliff •The state budget committee Friday announced its approval of a $122,000 expenditure at the Logansport state hospital for enlargement of the hospital's sewage disposal plant. Superintendent John Sout.hworth and Business Administrator A. Maines had reported October 4 that they ' were requesting funds for this purpose. The increase in the size of the plant is the first of a three-phase program expected to be carried out over a six: year period to almost double its capacity trom 365,000 gallons a day to 700,000 gallons a day. The plans and specifications were approved a year ago by the State Board of Health. The present .plant is inadequate to handle the peak loads and is being bypassed periodically each day. Canoe Progress Slow for Stetler Rain and wind have slowed Elmer Stetler, 74-year-old. ( Burlington, man, on his canoe trip, to New Orleans, but he is still determined to make his destination, according to a card -received Thursday by his wife, Ethel. the windshield of her automobile was smashed by a falling tree limb. The roofs of three two-story buildings in downtown Rushville were damaged badly, the window of a bottling plant was blown out, and a housetrailer being towed along Ind. 3 was overturned. 4 Inches of Rain Store windows, shop roofs and awnings were damaged at Whitland. A woman was trapped 15 minutes in a house' trailer near Pendleton when wind dropped a power line on it. Instead, Judge Byers sentenced him to 30 years and $5,000 on the first count of the indictment, 10 years and $2,000 on the second count, and 5 years and $1,000 on the third. The prison terms are to run concurrently. Abel, regarded as the most important Russian spy ever arrested in this country, will be sent either to the federal prison at Atlanta, Ga., or the one at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.- A federal jury found Abel guilty on charges of conspiring to transmit vital U.S. defense and atomic secrets to Russia, conspiring to gather these secrets, and failure to register with the State Department as an agent of a foreign country. Byers could have sentenced Abel to execution in Sing Sing's electric chair or given him'a life sentence on the final count under the provisions of the "Rosenberg" espionage law. Abel t.Dok the lesser, 30-year sentence calmly, displaying the same poker-face expression he wore throughout the trial. Abel's court-appointed attorney, James B. Donovan, pleaded for leniency stating that Abel was "only doing' a job for his country." The lawyer claimed the gov- Additional rain Thursday spread, ernment had presented m- evi- surface water over soggy fields and-low places. It raised the three- day rainfall total in some areas the 50s. Temperatures will average 4 to 8 degrees below nrr.ial highs of 42 to 55 and normal lows of 26 to 39 the next five days. More Rain Saturday A- letup in the rainy spell this week was expected today, but more showers are due' tonight and Saturday, with precipitation then and next Tuesday, or Wednesday averaging one-half to one inch. The wind gusts, measured at up Evansville had .72 of an inch Thursday to raise its total to around four inches. Other southern Indiana areas bad similar high totals. Other totals for the 24-hour period ending this morning included 1.32 inches at South Bend, .60 at Indianapolis'and Lafayette, and .44 at Fort Wayne. The mercury hit highs ranging from 54 at .Lafayette to 59 at dence that Abel gathered or transmitted information that actually had any bearing on the national defense: Donovan said Abel had decided to appeal the case to the U.S. Court of Appeals and to the Supreme Court if necessary. . _ ,, , * |».. W j» w* «(, • jjaiajc^nr L.U i>y aL to 69 miles per hour at Indianapo-iEvansville Thursday and dropped is, injured two school pupils and j into the-high 30s and low 40s this two teachers in two grade schools | morning, including 38 at Indian- in the Hooker capital. On% child ;apo)is and Evansville, 42 at South required 19 stitches to close a laceration from broken glass. Bend and 44 at Fort Wayne. Highs today will range from 50 ., . T j. .. ~ -.. O ..u ..UUU.T \Till t allgc 11UJII JU Also at Indianapolis, a ware-j to 55, lows tonight in the 40s and house foreman was hurt when part, highs Saturday in the 40s of a building collapsed from the; It will be cloudy and cold Sun- force of the gale. Mrs. Ruby Clem, 45, a farmwife near Markleville, was cut and bruised when part of her home collapsed. Elizabeth Phillips, 25, New Castle, was cut on the hands when day, with snow flurries north. The five-day outlook, for the period- ending next. Wednesday called for colder Saturday and Sunday, becoming a little warmer Monday or Tuesday. "Democracy" Winner jFifield Represents Longcliff on New Advisory Council Otto.Fifield of Crown Point, president of the advisory board of the Logan-sport state hospital, will attend the organization meeting of the new Mental Health Advisory Council to be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Larue Carter Memorial hospital in Indianapolis. A chairman and a secretary will be elected. The group also will discuss personnel, hospital admin- Logan Yule Decoration Contest Set The Logan-sport Junior Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a Residential Christmas Decorating Conlest here again this year, G. F. Carabet, chairman of the contest committee, announced today. The contest, which ends on December 25, 1957, is being promoted to spread the spirit of Christmas in Logansport by means of decoration with light, he said. Winners will receive a variety of local prizes and awards. First plac« winner will be entered in a $5,000 nationwide Christmas Decorating Contest. Mr. Carabet, in announcing the Christmas Decoration Contest, stated that "Our community, with its proud and ever increasing spirit, will receive a great many benefits from an all-out effort to decorate our homes. This contest will provide pleasure for everyone par. licipating. It will help beautify oar city at this season of the year and. it will foster a friendlier community spirit." Entry blank availability and more details will be announced in the near future istration, medical and psychiatric care, public relations of hospitals _. — . . . under the control and manage-^ NngerS LrUShed in inent of the mental health division,' and mental health programs conducted by the mental health division. Nancy Van Allen, -17, daughter j of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Van AI-I en has been declared winner of| :he Cass county "Voice of Demo-i cracy" speech contest. Theme of this year's contest is "I Speak for Democracy." A record of her The council is composed of one member of each advisory board of the mental institutions, one dentist, one lawyer, and three doctors of medicine at least two of whom are psychiatrists. Stetjer mailed .the card! from speech will be entered in state- Maun-ie, 111., which is on the Wa- wide competion. The state winner bash river about' 20 miles north of where' it joins. the Ohio river. He said he spent the night in a shack along the river, and gave the card' to a hunter who promised to mail it.. He celebrated Veterans Day by sleeping in a bed for the first time since he began his trip on Nov. i. will enter a national contest. Ten top winner in the national contest vill receive such awards as personal congratulation from President Eisenhower, a gold recording of their.yoice, a television set, and a four-year scholarship. ((Pharos Tribune Photo Engraving) CLASSIFIED ADS for the Sunday Pharos-Tribune and Logansport Presi may be placed Up to 5 p.m. Saturday PHONE 4141 •sk for an adtaker Factory Accident A local factory worker was reported in fair condition at Memorial hospital Friday morning after losing four fingers in an accident at the Logansport Metal Culvert company. Wiley Pope Sr., 59, of 823 North Sixth street, was taken to the hospital at about 8 o'clock after his hand was injured in steel rolling equipment at the factory. Hospital attendants said it wa* necessary to amputate the first four fingers on his left hand. They were uncertain as to whether the thumb would be saved. Candido Do no to, 68, Dies at Hospital Candido Donate, 68, of route 6, city, owner of Donato's Italian. Village just west of the city on U. S. 24, died at 12:45 p. m. Friday at St. Joseph's hospital. Survivors include his wife, Elisa, and children. The body was removed, to the Kroejer funeral home.

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