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Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Ike Issues Statement on Equal Opportunity Day Wednesday Evening, November 20, 1957. // // AUGUSTA, Ga. (UP)- Presi-l dent Eisenhower issued a special! statement Monday night in observance of "Equal Opportunity Day," asking an end to "all arti ficial discrimination" in the economic field The statement was issued from the Deep South vacation White House, where the Chief Executive will confer briefly today with .Defense Sacretary Neil H. McElroy and Brig. "Gen. Andrew J. Goodpaster, 'White House staff secretary. "Every citizen who helps to make legal and economic equality a living fact is helping America," the President said. The President made his appeal on the eve of the 94th anniversary of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, a date now designated as "Equal Opportunity Day." This country can "ill afford to waste the talent and abilities of any individual because of discrimination against him on the basis of his race, his color or his creed," he added. Earlier Monday Eisenhower conferred by telephone with Secretary of State John Foster Dulles prior to the latter's meeting with Adlai Stevenson, now a special advisor to the administration on NATO affairs. There still has been no word from the White House on the date the President himself will confer with Stevenson, merely an announcement that the two will meet prior to Eisenhower's departure for the NATO Council meeting in Paris next month. Twenty-Eight Groups Plan 'Cliff Parties Twenty-eight organizations „ ready have volunteered to give Christmas parties for patients' at the Logansport state hospital, it was announced Tuesday by Mrs Everett Smith, chairman of the parties. This leaves only two women's wards and four men's wards at Long-cliff to be assigned. Mrs. Smith said she was certain requests soon would be received from organizations desiring to five parties on the remaining 'six wards. Ordinarily there are more organizations desiring to sponsor Christmas parties than there are wards on which to give them. Only one organization, the Cass county Rural Youth, is sponsoring a party for the first time this yt-ai: All of the others gave similar parties last year. Those to whom ward parties lave been assigned include the Main street Methodist church, the Baptist Christian church at Royal Center, the Lucerne Christian church, the Deacon Grange, the Miami township Home Economics club, the Friendly Circle class of the Baptist Temple. • The RJB-M manufacturing iscm- >any, the Adams township Home Bconomics club, a group of vokm- :eers from Lafayette, the Noble ownship Home Economics club, volunteers from the R-B-M who lave -adopted "Forgotten Pa- ients," the Howard county Mental Health association, the Tippscanoe county Mental Health association, and Xi Alpha Lambda chapter of ?eru. Mrs. Smith said there also are 12 groups from Carroll county desiring to sponsor ward parties, according to information sh« re- T 1 ; T; :: '. : *;.£: _ i..^rai*vS).Uf^. J1-.-J..I3, r>y GfveSomefhingr fortheHome! Unpaid $5 Bill Leads To Trouble EVANSV3&LE ('UP)-An unpaid $5 bill owed a florist almost cost a retired policeman his home. _, , VWi U4JJg UV -iiJlt/i tltakUJll &1FZ .[ C- The home of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. ceived from Mrs. John Kirkpat- Bingleton was advertised for sher- " ' ~ iff's sale by an attorney to satisfy a justice of the peace court judgment of $5 plus 50 cents interest plus advertising and legal penses totaling around $48. The sale was advertised for Dec. 9, about a year after Singleton, a foremer member of the Evansville City Police Department, bought $;! •worth of flowers from Hillside: Flowers. The Singletons, who said they were "shocked" when they learned their modest home was up for sale, promised to pay the $46 at, the end of this month when Singleton's monthly police pension check arrives. Singleton retired from the force earlier this year after 30 years of service to the city. Thomas Trimble, the attorney delegated to collect the flower bill said he tried without success to get the money and finally filed a complaint in a peace court and got a judgment when the Singletons failed to contest the complaint. Trimble then obtained a legal order to levy on the Singleton home after furnishing the sheriff's Naturally you hope that your gift will be long remembered. But why just hope ... make sure. Give something that will have long usefulness, quality and beauty ... a gift for the home. It need not cost you more.. You'll -find at the Golden Rule a full selection of items.in every price range,, If you Want a gift that costs more than you had planned, you can use our Home Plan Account. Make your selection early and use our LAYAWAY PLAN for Christmas', Custom Love Seat 164,50 3 pc. Sectional Sofa Nylon cover 359.50 Mahogany Kneehole Desk . From 89.95 Chest Desk in Fruitwood. Cherry 134,50 riok,, Delphi, co-chairman of the There are thirty-eight wards at the state hospital, but it has been customary for the R-B-M manufacturing company to give parti.es for all four of the An orientation meeting for the organizations which will give the Christmas parties .will be held at Longcliff at 2 p.m. Saturday, D«c. 7, according to Eugene Darby, activity therapy coordinator. The parties on all of the wards will be held December 22. 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Mrs. Singleton said she once "In 1949," Stassen said, "the De called the florist and partment of Labor issued a report they could come and collect the that the United States waii edu- money but I was told the matter cating too many engineer:;, and was in the hands of their attor-. that many of them would be unemployed. This report went to the The Singletons would not say high school counsellors throughout why they bought the flowers, but the nation. It had a very adverse acquaintances believed the couple effect on the enrollment in engi- ordered them as a funeral piece. neering and scientific studies." Hassocks From 6.50 Hand Decorated Lamps From 18.00 Rousseau Rockers in Ebony or Maple From 39.95 the perfect gift for any man by Shields Whether you are gifted or gifting, nothing: is so perfect as Shields new VJP. for any man. Holds 9 pairs of links plus room for all his other jewelry, and it has a wonderful tie-bar rack. This is a luxuriously different gift. Available in. 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