Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on December 30, 1957 · Page 18
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 18

Logansport, Indiana
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Monday, December 30, 1957
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Six togansporl, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune FERTILIZER, IRRIGATION Ralph Helt Tells Secret To 161-BushelToAcre Success r;d Mrs. Richard Wilson. Danny Zeck has returned home fter spending six months in the Army Reserve stationed at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri. Mrs. Cora Plummer is visiting at the home of her daughter and amily, Mrs. Charles Swoverland. Mrs. Ollmay Wilson and 0. A Jummins entertained at supper dr. and Mrs. Mason 1 Arnold, Mrs Mae Blom and sons. Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Skiles and family have moved to the Leaf green property east oE town. Burnettsville Mr. and Mrs. Ray Petry of Dur ham N. C. are here for a visit with her father,. C. M. Mertz. They spent Christmas with another daughter, Mrs. Max Allen and fam ily at North Manchester. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Mertz and daughters Joan and Phyllis were also pres ent. Mr. and Mrs. Galen Davidson entertained with a co-operative dinner Christmas Eve, Mr. and Mrs. William McLeland and daughter Janice, Mr. and Mrs. Larry .McLeland of Logansport, Mr. and Mrs Don Heiny and daughters of Headlee, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Brechbiel and son Mickey, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Brechbiel and daughter Rhonda, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brechbiel. A gift exchange was held. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Showalter spent Christmas with their son Allen and family at Akron, Ohio. Their daughter Ellen Walker and family were also present. Mr. and Mrs. Showalter left Friday for a trip to South America. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Gardner left Friday morning for a pleasure. trip to Florida. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Brechbiel and Mickey were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Brechbiel of Great Lakes over the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. James Maddock and children spent Christmas with ler mother, Mrs. Nellie Dilling a'- Idaville. Want Ad Snares Thief Who Stole Air Conditioner Victorino Sablan, an appliance cfcaJer in Manila, P. )., had a hunch when his store was broken into and 2 air conditioning units stolen. He placed a Classified Ad m newspapers ot/cring to buy similar units. Soon getting an offer, he took a policeman with him, found the thief and his stolen aic conditioners. SB U flm wfcr ef PMh Imr twWM»*r CUxIflMl AritrHUIn; result »t*ry ue krrrpt. P»rl»h Aunelllri. r. O. Dux 128. NW. Br_ Mteml 41. Ha. Moab, Utah, Experiences One Boom After Another MOAB, Utah —(UP)—Drop in on this once drowsy desert town, ask, "How's the boom going?," and more than likely a guy in blue .leans will brush the red dust off his boots and reply "Which one?" That's the trouble here. One boom is no more than in its way when along comes another. An out-of-the-way crop and cattle town of 1,200 hardy souls in 1952, Moab bounded into the public eye on a hot June • day—ac- j have indicated a major store of compained by the wild clicks of a,potash. Enough, according to the Geiger counter. An unshaven prospector named Charles Steen had struck uranium at what is now the ROCHESTER — On sandy soil two miles northwest of here, Ralph Helt this year raised 161 bushels of corn to the acre-to win the county extension corn yield contest. Helt achieved this feat by irrigation on land that otherwise would have done great to produce even 50 bushels to the acre. It was the fourth year in a row that Hell's corn production was among the highest in Fulton county. He got 147 to the acre last year, and 159 the year before. This year Heit went extra heavy on fertilizer. On 25 of his 57 acres of corn he put on 1,000 pounds to each acre, more than he ever used before. "It's hard to say why I got more this year but I think the heavy fertilizing had a lot to do with it", he said. Helt planted his seeds eight inches apart and his corn rows were spread apart 39 inches, a little closer than normal. But the thiing which he was really enthused about was the irrigation. It was the fourth straight year that he irrigated. Before that, the land barely even produced. The Tippecanoe River is practically at his doorstep. He built a ramp and bought a pump and laid more than 3,000 feet of sprinkler pipe. Irrigation by sprinkler is thought by many to be quite a bit of work. To Helt it was quite a bit of fun. "When you are out totin' that pipe around with the 100 degree sun on your back, you forget the heat when you think that you are sure of getting 150 bushels to the acre," he said. Without irrigation he estimated that the land he has, which he got in 1940, would only have given him a crop 90 per cent of the time, or about once every ten years. He planted his corn on May 29 and didn't pick it until frost. In that time he sprinkled water on it three times. At eaoh watering he let the sprinkler run for four hours on every three acres. In four hours the ground absorbs water equivalent to a two-inch rain, and it soaks in about four feet. "I couldn't do without that water now," he said. Read the Classified Ads Monday Evening, December 30, 1957. Basin, 70 miles to the south. Sub sequent strikes in the area, notablj around the Aneth Pool, have won it recognition as one of the mos important petroleum finds in recent U. S. history. And Tourists Eight wells are now being drilled on the outskirts of Moab. Another, 20 miles away, already has produced at the rate of 360 barrels a day. Recent tests close to the city also M Vida Mine an estimated local boys, for another boom. Meanwhile, Moab is girding it. self for still another boom— this time in tourist trade. Again, the raw material is abundant, for Moab lies in the center of rustic, red-rock area almost as unexplored as it is rich in desert scenery. A short drive to the north is Arches National Monument with , il;M . its bridges, spires and pinnacles Next came Feburary, 1956, and I hewn by an eon of water and wind, discovery of oil in the Paradox | Guides checked in 18,441 tourist value of 150 million dollars. Other prospectors quickly uncovered new veins of yellow carnotite ore, and Moab raucously proclaimed itself the "Uranium Capital" of " States. The title still the United sticks. n the pre4iranium-boom year of 951. The number since has spiral- d between 30,000 and 40,000 an- lually. • Twenty-five miles southwest lies a vast, rambling mesa 3,000 feet above gorges carved by the Colorado and Green Rivers. An oil company's road recently made one of the best scenic stops, Dead rlorse Point, an easy jeep ride 'rom Moab. Both mesa and vally areas are dotted with Indian ruins. Utah recently opened a drive to convert at least some of the 150,- OOfl-acre spread, now federally owned, into a state park, with lopes it one day will rival Arizona's Grand Canyon. Population Growth Directly east of Moab stands the La Sal mountain range Legend says the name came from Father Escalante's explorer companions who, sighting snowy peaks for the first time on a westward trek in 1776, belived they were covered with salt. Moab boosters say the range, decked with snow from early fall to early summer, could be turned into a first-class ski resort. Finally, residents point out, filling of the 18G-mile-long reservoir beiiind Glenn Canyon Dam in another seven years will bring moat- ing and water sports to within a 50-mile drive from Moab. As for the town itself, five years of apparently bust-less boom have mushroomed population figures to :ive times their pre-1952 -level. Moab businessmen, who have filled hundreds of acres witii new three-bedroom-two-bath houses, confidently predict they will live to see the total reach 10,000. Moab's first settlers, a band of Mormon pioneers, came in covered wagons in 1855 bul left three months later after trouble with hostile Ute Indians. Today's settlers come in trailer houses, called "home" fay about half of the town's residents. Chances are they will stay much longer. 3uest Speakers at Pilgrim Holiness Watchnight Rites NATURALLY PROVIDENCE, R. I. — The fi nance director of this city is John J. Cashman. There will be a number of guest speakers at the annual Watcli- Night service to be held at the Pilgrim Holiness Church. Linden avenue at Sixth street, Tuesday night, Dec. 31. The preliminaries will include songs and prayer which will begin at 8:00 p.m. and continue through midnight, the Rev. Darwin Cromer, of this city, will have charge of these services. Some of the guest speakers to participate ir: the service are the Rev. F. J. Coins, District Superintendent of Pilgrim Holiness Churches, of Frankfort: the Rev. li. K. Phipps, President of Frankfort Pilgrim College. Frankfort; the Rev. J. Maxey Walton, missionary Hie past twenty years in South America; and the Rev. Paul W. Thomas, Editor of the Pilgrim Holiness Advocate, Indianapolis. Solos, ducts, trios, quartets and special numbers will be a special feature throughout the evening. The Rev. Ralph McCrory, is the host pastor. Read the Classified Ads World Tension No. 1 Issue During Week Mrs. Phil Marshall and sons. Mr. and Mrs. Keith Walker and daughter Susan of Logansport were supper guests on Chistmas of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Walker. Evening callers were Mr. and Mrs. Ross Noel. By CHARLES M. McCANN United Press Staff Correspondent The week's good and bad news on the international balance sheet: Spokesman for both the United States and Soviet Russia marked Christmas week with expressions oi! desire to reduce world tension. President Eisenhower and Secretary of State John Foster Dulles spoke for the United States So- viei Communist Party Leader N.- kita <:. Khrushchev spoke for Russia. Eisenhower and Dulles gave a joint report to the nation by Us* vision and radio on the North Atlantic Treaty organization meet- said that the 15 TSTATC countries aimed not at aggression but at "the pursuit of a fust peace." All Russia has to do to ease tension, he said, is to give "clear evidence of Communist integrity and sincerity in negotiation and action." Dulles pointed out how Russia has persistently obstructed all attempts at controlling nuclear weapons and attaining disarmament But the NATO countries, ?e promised, would continue "probing" to find out whether Russia has the "good will to resume serious efforts to achieve nuclear peace." ^s part of the "probing," it was made known, the government is seeking some way to reopen stalled disarmament negotiations with Russia. Khrushchev, addressing the Parliament of the Ukraine, one of the Federal Republics of the Soviet Union, indicated si t r o n g 1 y that Russia might reduce the size of its armed forces. Khrushchev pointed out that 'the All-Russian parliament, at its recent meeting in Moscow, had asked the government to consider a cut. The request was made, he pointed out, because the NATO countries had said they would not use force in their relations with other nations. But Khrushchev emphasized, as did the parliamentary request, that any reduction would be balanced by additional concentration on new types of weapons, without reducing the country's defensive power. The Soviet government followed up this speech by distributing to foreign embassies in Moscow the text of a seven-point Disarmament and Peace Resolution passed by the Parliament. envoy to Washington since 1952. Menshikov has served as ambassador to I'ndia. He also has served as minister for foreign trade and he is a high - ranking member of the Communist Party. Apparently in line with the pol- ,icy of tightening Communist control of all Russian activities, civil and military, Mme. Ekaterina Furtseva was replaced as Secretary of the Moscow City Party. She will now devote herself to her work for the party's Central Committee. No special significance was seen in this switc. Mme. Furtseva, a long-time friend of Khrushchev, is the highest-ranking woman in Russia—a full member of the party's Presidium, the 15 . member body which rules the country. Walton Conn Frey has been elected Worshipful Master of Walton Lodge 423. Other officers are John Jump, Senior Warden; Ora Cree, Junior Warden; Horace Beekley, treasurer; Manfred Wolf, secretary; Raymond Schwalm, Senior Deacon; Corwin Slusher, Junior Deacon; and Herbert Plummer, trustee for three years. Ir another move, the Soviet government named Mikhail A. Menshikov ambassador to the United States. He is to succeed Georgi N. Zaroubin wrm Ins been The elective and appointive officers will be installed at the reg ular meeting on Jan. 6. Mike Strauch celebrated his seventh birthday at a supper on Dec. 22 at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Strauch. Guests wore Greg Downhour, Tony Maughmer, Larry Lowry, Kevin Turner and Kim Dutchess. Mr. and Mrs. Saylors anc daughter, Mrs. Mae Bruner and JTr. and Mrs. Harold O'Blenis were Christmas Day dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hendrickson of Logansport. Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Strauch of Logansport; William Martin, Miss es Minnie Martin and Mattie Mar tin and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Strauch were dinner guests Christ mas Day of Mr. and Mrs. Pau' Strauch and family. Mr. and Mrs. Don Turner and family are spending the week with relatives in St. Louis, Mo. The Widner family held a get together for Christmas at the Le gion Home. Present were: Mrs. Theodore Widner, Mr. an Mrs. H. L. Beekley, Mr. and Mr: G!en Lake, Mr. and Mrs. Bo Shedron, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Mar shall and Hal; Mr. and Mrs. Sam Conner, Sue Ellen Conner and Bar bara Grassmyer, Mr. and Mrs. Jo Masavage and sons Mike and Tony Also Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Jone and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Beck ley, Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Webb Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hosier an children, Mrs. Bob Polk and so Mike, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Schmk and son; Mr. and Mrs. Kennet lively and children., and Mr. an 807 E. Market & 215 E. Market NEW YEAR'S STORE HOURS MONDAY 9 AM TO 6 PM TUESDAY 8:30 AM TO 6 PM CLOSED NEW YEAR'S DAY RITZ CRACKERS KROGER BRAND Young America The Young America Knitting club enjoyed a dinner at the home of Mrs. Russell Beck. Tables were laid in keeping with the holiday motif and favors were white Christmas trees with silver sparkle. Contests were held and prizes were awarded to Mrs. Floyd Stafford and Mrs! Don Beck. Other Tiests were Mesdames D. E. Ly- rook, E. R. Beck, Allen Carson, Jelbert Smith, Richard Wilson, Harry Rea, John Cripe, Eugene Hobison, Eva Barber, Russell leek. The next meeting will be-at he home.of Mrs. Paul Beck. Officers for the coming year were elected as follows; Mrs. Paul i'eck, president, Mrs. Floyd Staf- brd, vice-president, Mrs. Don Seek, secretary and treasurer. The Young America Lions Club members sang Christmas Carols at he Nativity scene by the Young .merica Disciples Christian Jhurch at the'close of their regu- ar board meeting. Hollis Keating underwent an emergency appendectomy at the Memorial Hospital in Logansport, Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Snider, Mrs. Arjll' Johnson and Darleen and Sill are spending several days in riorida with Carol Johnson who s stationed, there with the Waves. Those entertaining out of town quests for the holidays are: .Dr. and Mrs. D. E. Lybrook, who had as guests Dr. and Mrs. Bill Ly>rook and family of Indianapolis, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Blackman and family also of Indianapolis, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Yoke and family of near Franklin, and Mr.' and Mrs. Pat Lybrook and family of LaGrange, Illinois. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Butt entertained Mr. and\Mrs. Claude Butt, Mr. and Mrs. Max Beck and Mr. Howard Butt and son of Youngstown, Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. George Kahl and sons and Mrs. Bert Dillon were guests of Miss Ruby Harris of Marion. Mrs. Ermel Platt spent Christmas with her son and daughter- in-law of Rensselaer, the Hershel Platts, then left for Florida to spend the remainder of the holidays with Mrs. Plait's other son William and family in Florida. Miss Doris Smith flew home from California to spend-the week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs Delbert Smith, and family. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Wood en-j tertained in honor of the birthdays of Susan Kay and Donnie Wood at a birthday party. Gifts were presented to the guests of honor, games were played and refreshments were served to Patty, Linda, and Dondena Wood, Carl and Court Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. P. T. Weese, and son Robert. Mrs. Marvel Wood JUKE By-Grade Lunch Meat Party Loaf.. large H MbflfVI ^HH VHVu^Ni^^v' ^9 KRAFT "Snoc&ng Goorf* CMiESE COLBY K>-O«. Lwghtni Cheese "* •HIMui Sliced Swiss **>-«*-43/ Stool Brick OM*S* *~».3*/ **•*• -43/ SMOKED HAM MnDOMy 0nMM)i • Salad Dressing LcnvMckglc Bvond Cheese Food.. •-• For DoKcioMM "uviy di Real Gold Preti Staffed Olives Pork & Beans * Snack Rye Bread Cheese Whit *« Fresh Bans *— <». ,-, W%, \x '•l-"«-;ft gjf Grisfxy 9-oi. I^D Fr*«n Wt9- "ttr "Sr49/| POVTIOM SLICES of'fam >«ndw ham y». 'X BUTT PORTION Gvt from heavy ham* bk t-Z^i VEIH-X SHRIMP Mambo Puncher ~ "" ^nmi^M^ TEXAS RUBY PINK GRAPEFRUIT FOR Bologna 2^29/ Pascal Celery Fresh Carrots Sunkist Lemoi Green Onions ^»^«* 2»-« t - **>*«

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