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Logansport—Partly cloudy, colder tonight. Little warmer Friday. Low tonight in 20s. High Friday in 40s. Sunset today 4:26 p.m. Sunrise Friday 6:37 a.m. Low today 32, 6 a.m.; high 37, noon. Saturday outlook: partly cloudy. HOME TOWN KEWBPAPER NOW IN OUR 114th YEAR HOME EDITION Founded 1844— Kor All Department* Phone 4141 LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, THURSDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 21, 1957. Full-Lentil Vnlteil Pro. Wire* Day nntl XlRht .Price Per Copy, Seven CentJ REVEAL HOW RUSS GOT U.S. SECRETS JUDGE WILD ON BENCH IN NEW COURT ROOM Cass Circuit .ludgc Clifford 0. Wild is shown above seated at the modernistic bench In his newly remodeled court room, flanked by Court Bailiff Everett Sage and Court Reporter Irene Whitehead. The furniture was moved into the court room Thursday morning. (Pharos-Tribune Photo-Engraving.) THREE RIVERS COUNCIL Scout Awards Presented At Recognition Banquet Pictures on Page Nine Silver Beaver awards for distinguished service to scouting were awarded to Floyd M. Rose, Monticello, and Ralph P. Todd, route 3, Logansport, at the annual Three Rivers Council Recognition Banquet Wednesday night at Memorial home. Rose received the award for his work as council camping and activities chairman, head of the Scout- 0-Rama program last spring, and as a member of the executive board. Todd's award was given for his services as council finance committee chairman and his work Remodeled Court Open Judge Wild Moves Into New Quarters Cass Circuit Judge Clifford 0. Wild moved into his newly remodeled court room in the courthouse Thursday morning from the north court room, where he has been holding court since the beginning of the September term. The remodeling work began in church; Stanley Morris, route 3, j July. William P. Loner and Sons Monticello, Post 225, Methodist'had the general contract for the Men; and Eric Harmon, Brooks-:remodeling, which also included a West Ottawa street, Troop 8, Calvary church; Wayne Mayhew Jr., Medaryville, Troop 52, Group of Churches. Leonard Webb, Mexico, Troop 49, Sherrill corporation; David Applegate and Harry Totten, routo 6, Monticello, Troop 28, Christian The awards were presented by Ralph Tucker, council vice-president. Thirteen boys were honored for achieving the Eagle scout rank during the year. Among them were three brothers, James, Joseph and Stephen Reed, of route 2, Walton. They are members of Troop 15, sponsored by the Onward Grange. Other Eagle scouts honored were Tom Brown, 1619 Miles street, Troop 5, Ninth street Christian church; Ed Fitzgerald, 1930 High street, Troop 7, Baptist Temple; Stephen Kaye, route 5, Troop 8, Calvary church; Sidney Leech, 114 ton, Troop 26, Methodist church. The Eagle scout awards were presented by Overton Hershberger, Council advancement chairman. Guest speaker was W. S. Kilander, deputy regional scout executive from Chicago. He talked on "Time," saying that everyone of the 24 hours they have each day. John Kleifgen, an 11-year-old scout from Troop 27, Logansport, gave, the welcome address on be- new judge's chamber in the northwest corner of the old court room, a court'library in the spectators' section of the old court room, a conference room for lawyers to the left inside the new entrance, and a large room for files to the right inside the new entrance. The new court room is considerably smaller than the old one, with the judge's bench located on the North street side, and the jury box to his left, connected by a separate entrance to the jury room and the jurors' rest rooms. Many Major Decisions Up To Eisenhower Busy Schedule Ahead—NATO Plans Missile Spending WASHINGTON (UP) — Urgent missile spending decisions and preparation for crucial NATO talks in mid-Decembe:' will plunge President Eisenhower into one of the busiest periods of his career when he returns today from Augusta, Ga. The President has just a few weeks to lay out a new budget for Congress stepping up the missile effort and cutting back non-defense programs. He also must come up with the rallying point for N'orth Atlantic nations'to meet Russia's new-found military-scientific strength. Interlaced among these two major pressing problems the President will have secondary ones and the regular business of running the government to keep his hands full for the next six weeks. Top items: —On Tuesday he makes his third "chins up" speech to the nation from Cleveland on the value of international cooperation to U.S. security. Bipartisan Meeting Started —He holds a bipartisan meeting Dec. 3 with Congressional leaders to go over the U.S. proposals for the NATO meeting. —Before NATO he will confer SEEK TRAFFIC LIGHT AT SOUTH CICOTT AND IND. 25 Shown above is the junction of South Cicoll street and Ind. 25, at which the South Side Improvement Association is seeking erection of a traffic light. Petitions are being circulated asking the state highway department to recognize the junction as a hazardous Intersection, and remedy the situation by erecting a stop or flasher light. The ^.bove photo was taken looking south on Cicotl, and Ind. 25 can be seen extending to the southwest, on the right in the picture, from the Junction. (Pharos-Tribune Photo-Engraving.) AT LONGCLIFF Two Local Girls Among 52 New Student Nurses Two Logansport girls are in ——JJCXWIC ATil.A«_7 lie « 111, V.V/I11--J. .ill U with Adlai E. Stevenson, who is'g™>P ° f 52 student nurses who serving as a special NATO consul- j will arrive at the local state hos- tant , Ipital Sunday, Nov. 24, to begin a -He also will confer with Re-1 thirteen weeks. course^in psychii- publican leaders separately on his hall of the 2,596 scouts in the] The w i n dowless court room has a new heating and ventilating system and recessed fluorescent light fixtures. The spectators' section at the south end of the room has a seating capacity of 54. The court library has been left unfinished due to lack of funds. Work or, 1 that room is expected to be completed in 1958. Special Contest For Children in Sunday's Edition Hey, Kids, sharpen your crayons and get your water colors ready for the annual. Christmas Coloring Contest. A full page of cartoons •will appear" in next Sundays combined issue of the Pharos-Tribune and Logansport Press. Clip the page and_begin applying your artistic talents for this annual contest. Boys and Girls, 11 years of age and under, may participate. Watch for Sunday's pap- .er and join the fun. State Excise Officers Check Local Taverns Chief of Police Lee Morris re ported Thursday that state excise officers from Rochester have been checking local taverns during the past two or three weeks. Morris called for checking of local "taverns, particularly concerning sales to minors and loitering, last month, but termed the visits by excise officers "routine." He said he had not been informed of any violations having been discovered. COMMITTEE MEETING The Citizens Advisory Committee will meet at 7:30 p. m. Thursday in the Administration build ing to continue their study ol whether to build a new high school or a new junior high school here. A report on the findings of the enrollment sub-committee is expected to be made at the meeting Also planned. Is an exchange of ideas among the members. Council. He said he knows scouting has a place for every person and asked all the guests present to do a special good turn by recruiting at least one new scout before Christmas. Warren Holm, local scout executive, said that about 260 persons attended the dinner. M. T. Barco, of Winamac, was master of ceremonies. Scouters' keys ' and Seouters awards were presented by Oscar Beasey, Council training chairman. James Volpert, executive joard member from Peru, presented Statuette awards. Those receiving these awards were: SCOUTERS KEY — Thomas R. Spence, Commissioner, Galveston;, Donald R. Files, Scoutmaster, Troop 29, Winarnac; and Herbert Kline, Scoutmaster, Troop 49, Mexico. SCOUTERS AWARD — Ernest 'Shearer, Ass't Scoutmas- :er, Troop 29, Winamac; Mrs. Phillip Kruzick, Den Mother, Pack 329, Winamac; Mrs. Claude H. 2onley, Den Mother, Pack 329, Winamac; Claude H. -Conley, hairman, Pack 329, Winamac, and Mrs. Earl.Albee , Den Mother, Pack 328, Monticello. STATUETTE RECIPIENTS — Joseph Marbur.ger, Jr., Executive Board, Peru; Robert Kleifgen. District Commissioner, Logansport; Howard Utter, Commissioner, Akron; Mrs. Richard Helm, Den Mother, Pack 319, Rochester; Clarence Hill, Council Commissioner, Logansport; Carl Wilson, Scoutmaster, Troop 15, Onward. Omar Whybrew, Commissioner, Blinker Hill; Herbert Kline, Scoutmaster, Troop 49, Mexico; W^obd- row Hammon, Scoutmaster, Troop 48, Burnettsville; William Sl'usher, Institutional Rep. Troop 30, Peru: Charles Cover. Cubmaster, Pack 342. Denver; Betty Walters, Den Mother, Pack 322, Logaflsport; William Gardner, Commissioner, Logansport; Joseph Alberts, Cub- master, Pack 370, Logansport. Martha Hoffman, Den Mother, Pack 344, Flora; Edward J.Viney, Jr., Scoutmaster, Troop 44, Flora; Robert Kinney, Commissioner. Monticello; James Ahler, •. Com' mitteeman, Troop 52, Medaryville; James Spoor, Assistant Scoutmas ter, Troop 28, Monticello; Rev. Lester NUes, Chairman, Troop W Monticello; Eugene Ingram, Commissioner, Logansport; and Claude Conley, Chairman, Pack 329, Win amac. Police Warn on Sale of Bulbs Chief of Police Lee Morris warned Logansport residents Thursday that the local Lions club is not sponsoring a light bulb sale at this -time. Morris revealed that a woman •reported children came to her door Wednesday night and -said hey were helping in a light bulb sale, sponsored by the Lions club. Morris contacted fohe Lions, who reported that they were not sponsoring any such project. HIGHWAY ODDITY ATLANTA (UP) — Police today nvestigated a hit-hit-hit-and run accident. A tractor trailer hit a utility pole, the pole hit a house. Before >fficers reached the scene, the driver and his undamaged rig hit :he road. legislative program. . At the same time government economists are gloomily predicting a four million unemployment figure by February and labor leaders want the government to' bolster'the economy. Some of the President's biggest headaches loom in deciding what shall be sacrificed domestically for defense as well as how much more money should be put into missile's. According to current estimates defense spending may be upped one billion next year to 39 billion dollars. Benefit Programs Tabbed Budget Director Pdrcival F. Brundage said Wednesday night that any shift of expenditures would "have to come from government "benefit programs." He mentioned specifically farm price supports, veterans allowances and housing. The President is returning from his week-long vacation to find relations with France improved after the breach over U.S. ams to Tunisia, The two nations apparently have reached informal accord on establishing bases for U.S. intermediate range ballistic missiles in France and partial agreement on limiting guns to Tunisia to keep them from Algerian rebels. atric nursing, according to Dr. John Southworth, superintendent, and Donald Brown, director of nursing services. . The two local nurses are Geraldine. Shannon, 1220 .High street, and" Patricia' Waisner, "84 'Eighteenth street, who are in training FUMES FATAL TO TWO ATLANTA, Ga., (UP) — Two deer hunters were found asphyxiated in their tent near here Wednesday. A third was unconscious. Police said the two died from fumes of a charcoal stove. The survivor was taken to a.hos- pital for treatment. BIG DAY Santa Claus Coming to Town Nov. 29 Thanksgiving Services Set Union Program At Grace Lutheran The program for the annual un< km Thanksgiving service under the sponsorship of the Cass county Ministerial association, to be held at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 23 in the Grace Lutheran church, was announced at St. Elizabeth hospital, Lafayette. Others coming here from St. Elizabeth hospital for the course are Rosalyn Powell, Regina Ann Rausch, Virginia Smith, Anna Kay Spear, LaDene Wagoner, and Beth Woerdeman. Nurses coming here from Park- Thursday. view-Methodist hospital, Fort!' The Rev. Raymond Eehols, pas- Wayne will include Mrs. Bonnie'tor of the Broadway Methodist Kay Brown. Mrs. Barbara Love- i church,' will deliver 'the Thanksgiv- Atom-powered Plane, Satellite Data Delivered Executed Rosenberg And Wife Blamed By David Greenglass LEWISBURG, Pa. (UP) — A convicted Soviet spy today told Senate subcommittee investigators that Russia obtained U.S. secret! on space platforms and atom- powered planes from executed espionage agent Julius Rosenberg. At the same time, David Greenglass said Rosenberg and his wife, Ethel, turned over secret information on anti-missile missiles to the Russians. Robert Morris, counsel for the Senate Internal Security Committee, said Greenglass, Rosenberg's brother-in-law, told him of the incident during a 90-minute interview at the Federal Penitentiary here. He did not say when the information was passed. Morris spoke to both Greenglass and convicted spy Harry Gold here. Morris .said both Gold and reenglass gave specific instances concerning particular projects which were turned over to the Russians, thereby saving them time. He quoted Gold as saying the Soviets told him "We can do it ourselves, but we haven't the lime." Morris said Greenglass told him joy, Norma Ann Shear, Marjorie Ann Sills, Sarah Catherine Skinner,. Mary Ann Slusser, Patsy Ann Strouse, Carol Louise Stump, Janeen Swift, Patricia Ann Tusing, Janice Louise Watrous, and Pamela Kay Weber. St. Anthony hospital, Terre Haute, is sending Mischler, Marilyn Carol Ann May Short, Barbara Jane Storey, Lida Lee .Swinney, and Margaret Thralls. A message from Santa Claus at, Fifteen will arrive here f rom the North JPole was received Thursday, morning saying that he will arrive in Logansport at 10 a. m. Friday, Nov. 29. The jolly old gentleman in the red suit will be at Second and Broadway for about one hour to meet all the kiddies and hand out treats of candy, A rousing reception for Santa is being planned by the Special Activities Chamber Committee, of of Commerce. the They POLLUTED AIR CITED NEW YORK (-DP)—Dr. Leonard Greenburg, New York city commissioner of Air Pollution Control, said today that city air pollution from gasoline and diesel exhaust fumes is apparently a major factor, in causing not' only lung cancer but other pulmonary diseases. have arranged to meet him somewhere east of town and escort him down East Broadway in a fire truck, while his reindeer take a well earned rest out in! the country. Committee members said Christmas street decorations would be up next week before Santa's arrival, to make liim fee] at home. The city will be in charge of putting up the decorations,, which are furnished by the committee. Santa's busy schedule will permit him to stay here for only about an hour before moving on to other towns, but he promised that some of his helpers would be sent to town later to talk with children at local stores. Ball. Memorial at Muncu. They are Janet Abel, Judith Brown, Phyllic Carter, Mary Dome, Barbara Garringer, Luella Geer, Charlotte Hartley, Peggy Haselmire, Julia Hinshaw, Marcia Munsey, Kae Sprunger, Sandra Stanley, Elizabeth Vance, Elizabeth Walters and Marglyn Warnock. Coming from Lutheran hospital, Fort Wayne, will be Mary Geiger, Sandra Gilliom, Mary Miller, Ruby Osborn, Carolyn Parker, Ruth Reiniicke, Margaret Snyder, Marcia Spahr, Lorine Stoller, Katherine Sudduth, Patricia Wit- ing sermon on "The Grace of Grat itude." Music svil! be provided by a union choir under the direction of Cedric Cox, assistant to the pastor of the Baptist Temple. The choir which has been practising "during the past two weeks will have its final rehearsal this Sunday. Sue Fitzgerald will play'the organ prelude, followed by the hymn, "Come, Ye Thankful People, Come," and the call to worship !>y the Rev. Harold King of the Calvary Presbyterian church. The invocation will be given by the Rev. M. L. Robinson of the Baptist Temple, followed by a hymn, "For the Beauty of the Earth." T!ie Rev. Ralph McCrory of the Pilgrim Holiness church will give "A Litany of Thanksgiving," and the scripture lesson will be read by the Rev. J. W. White of the Greater Mt. Zion Apostolic 1 church. The anthem, "Prayer of Thanksgiving," will be sung by the mass choir, followed by a prayer by the of the Main that Rosenberg had stolen secrets about space platforms, atom-powered airplanes and about an agent who was working on the antimissile missiles program. Morris did not say when the information was stolen, nor would he identify the agent. Meanwhile, Senate investigators in Washington revealed testimony saying 900 persons staff the Russian embassy in Mexico City to direct Communist penetration of South America. .The testimony was given the Senate Internal Security subcommittee recently by Dr. Vladimir Poremsky, president of NTS, an anti-Communist Russian underground organization based in West Germany. Bulletin WAUTOMA, Wls. (UP)—Ed Gein, confessed killer of two women and possessor of a grisly collection of human heads, was charged today with first degree murder in the butcher slaying ol Mrs. Ber- nlce Wordcn. HOLADAY UNDER CONGRESSIONAL FIRE Rocket Chief Draws Inter-Service Rivalry Blast bribe Rev. Paul BaeV. highway department. tenberg, and Marilyn Woodward • t g Methodist cnurch with chor- This 31st class of student M and tne offertory nurses is one of the two largest classes since the school was inaugurated at Longcliff. The 50 nurses in the 30th class are completing their work at the state hospital this week. Cass County Council to Meet Friday Members of the Cass county council will meet at 9 a.m. Friday in the office of County Auditor Richard Gohl to consider additional appropriations and transfer* of funds totaling $81,279.04 for the remainder of the year. Additional appropriation requests include $21.914.50 for hospital construction and $32,254.05 for the county highway department out of a total request of $53,900 for th« host pastor. The sermon by Reverend Eehols will follow another anthem by the choir, "Give Thanks." The congregational hymn, "Now Thank We All Our God," and benediction by Pastor Baer will conclude the program. The offering obtained at that service will be used to support the WASHINGTON (UP) — A congressional investigator today threw an inter '-' service rivalry charge at U.S. Rocket Director William M. Holaday in a dispute Defense Department Holaday also said the U.S. does'reported the Defense Department! ot know when it will catch up apparently is going ahead with said the setting up of an "mte- both the Air Force Thor and grated" office to boost the project with Russia in ICBM development. He said there is no Pentagon target date for going ahead of the whether the nation is lagging I Soviets in missiles, the 1,500-mile intermediate; The administration, at the same range ballistic missile race. Rep. George D. Mahon (D-Tex.), chairman of a House Defense Appropriations subcommittee, said competition among the services is one of the "serious stumbling blocks" to U.S. missile development. Mahon following a closed hearing on missiles by his committee Wednesday said this country "undoubtedly" is behind Russia in both the intercontinental and intermediate range ballistic missile programs. Holaday took issue with this statement, indicating it did not apply to the shorter range IRBM.; time, moved to meet another congressional demand anc 1 establish an "integrated" office to push development of nuclear - powered planes and rockets. Some congressmen have ex- Army Jupiter 1,500-mile intermediate range ballistic missiles to solve the controversy over, which one should be eliminated. —For Monday's Senate investigation of missiles, it is disclosed investigators have secretly obtained statements from top U.S. scientists. ' • —In Chicago, Secretary of State pressed fears Russia will score John Foster Dulles said any at- another propaganda 'exploitable tack .on NATO forces anywhere in 'first" on top of its Sputniks' by the world would "result in U. .S. in the atomic energy field since along resulted directly from congressional pressure. • The new nuclear power office will be charged with managing "the entire program • involving nuclear flight systems and will call on ''subordinate organizations where needed for support." It will be headed by a Pentagon veteran in atomic energy. Air Force Maj. Gen. Donald J. Keirn. Keirn, 52, has held military posts Christian Rural Overseas Program, it was announced. City Still Seeking Removal of Chimney Robert Buck, city building commissioner, reported Thursday that the city would telephone an attorney for the Slater estate in an effort to arrange for removal of the chimney from the Slater prop- sources erty at Seventh and Broadway. Removal of the chimney, which city is authorized to do, was dis- Transfers of funds, In addition to the remaining $21,645.95 sought for the highway department, include $3,564.54 in the county revenue fund, $1,900 for hospital maintenance. The principal highway requests are $39,300 for bituminous material, $6,000 for stone, $5,000 for bridge repair, $2,000 for culverts, and $1,000 for gravel. The largest of the county revenue requests is $782.50 for repairs to the county jail. The hospital maintenance requests include $1,700 for the dietary department. Additional donations of $9,000 and almost $12,000 in interest on Treasury bonds purchased with unexpended hospital funds are represented by the request for an additional appropriation of $21,914.50 for hospital construction. cussed Wednesday afternoon at.the weekly meeting of the Board of Public Works, but it was revealed that no funds have been appropriated by the city to carry out such a projoct. Buck also revealed that he has contacted the owner of the McGee building on the northwest corner of Sixth and Broadway concerning repair of a window, which appears to be in danger of falling. DEAD OF BURN? INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — The body of Mrs. Emma Baker, 85, Indianapolis, was found by a visiting nurse Wednesday in Mrs. Baker's burned out apartment. Police said Mrs. Baker died of severe burns and apparently had been dead for several days. getting an atom-powered plane retaliation . "comparable to Pearl j 1946. into the air before the U. S.- Harbor." The new office will direct thei —The Navy said it has success- Pentagon experts'said perfedt- ing an atomic reactor for a plane joint efforts of the Atomic Energy j fully test fired the second "brain is much more cdmplicated' than' Commission and the Air Force to section" of the three-stage Van-(making one work on a submarine. make a nuclear propulsion 'bieak- through. . ., President Eisenhowur is returning from a golf vacation in Geor- Then Mahon replied that he has gia late today to work on the de- information stating "very positive' ly that we are lagging behind on the IRBM and the (5,000-mile) ICBM." fense budget and prepare tor the NATO summit conference amid these other developments: —House missile investigators guard rocket which will attempt to hurl a U. S. 'satellite' into orbit. The United States has spent about 500 million dollars since the atomic submarine Nautilus, 1950 on development of nuclear I per unit of power. power plants for . rockets and planes. Success in ihe>field ha* been estimated as far away as the mid-1960s. . ' JOLLY GENTLEMEN FETED HOLLYWOOD (UP) - Jolly gentlemen in red suits who annually suffer for Christmas' sake will' be honored Dec. 13 at a party for 100 of Santa Claus' helpers planned by television star Betty White. She plans to stuff .. ... . 100 helpers, employed by the A nuclear power' slant small North Pole Santa Claus Co., with For one thing, • the • Air • Force would like a power plant weighing one per cent of the plant of enough for planes presumably also could be adaptable for rockets ' and missiles. turkey to fortify them for their bear-pulling, shin-kicking ordeal in the role of Ole St. Nick. Classified Ad Brings Many Calls This ad which ran in the Phar. os-Tribune and Press classified section broughts many calli: WANTED; House on contract, low down payment. Ph. xxxx. By dialing 4141 you, too, can get on the gravy train. 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