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IOGANSPQRT PUBLIC Logansport—Partly cloudy tonight and Thursday. Colder tonight and Thursday. Low tonight in 30s. High Thursday around 50. Sunset today 4;t:i p.m., sunrise Thursday 6:44 a.m. High today 60, 'noon; low 40 at 6 a.m. Friday outlook: Partly cloudy. FoundecTl844— NOW IN OUR II4th YEAR HOME EDITION HOME TOWN NEWSPAPER For All llcitnrtmeiit* I'lione .1141 LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, .WEDNESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 27, 1957. Pull-Lennril Umlteil Pr«»n Day Mini Nlpht Price Per Copy, Seven Cents IKE'S 1 EXCELLENT T Santa Claus Due Here On Friday Scheduled to Arrive at 10 A. M. to Open . Christmas Shopping Season; List Store Hours As soon as Logansport residents have digested their 'Thanksgiving dinners Thursday, their attention will be shifted to the approaching Christmas season. The yuletide program will get underway Friday morn.- ing when Santa Claus makes his annual visit to the city to meet the children and hand out treats of candy. Santa will be escorted through town in a-fire truck and will be at Second and East Broadway for about an hour, starting at 10 o'clock. Stores will begin "heir special Christmas hours this weekend byj remaining open on both Friday and Saturday'nights until 9 o'clock. They also s will remain open on Wednesday afternoons Dec. 4, 11 ar.d 18,' and will stay open until' 9 City Planning Observance Of Thanksgiving Union Service At Grace Church 8:30 A.M. Thursday p.m. on Monday, Dec. 23. However, they will close at 5 p.m. Dec. 24. City street crews are putting the final touches on the Christmas dec-1 orations in the downtown area, and The annual union service, this i hope to have the lights turned on year in the Grace Evangelical Friday night or by Saturday at the Lutheran church, Ninth and Broadway, under the sponsorship of the Cass county Ministerial association will highlight the local observance of Thanksgiving day Thursday. The service will be at 8:30 a.m. A few churches are planning separate Thanksgiving ' rites either Wednesday evening or Thursday morning. Business places, industrial plants and public offices will be closed in observance'of the holiday. Postal service will be limited to the delivery of special delivery letters and perishables'. "The Grace of Gratitude" will be the theme of the union Thanks- j giving sermon to be given this; year by the Rev. Raymond Echols,' pastor of the Broadway Methodist church. Other ministers taking part in the service are the Rev. Ralph McCrory of the Pilgrim Holiness church, the Rev. J. W. While of the Greater Mt. Zion Apostolic church, the Rev. George Dunham of the Main street Methodist church, the Rev. M. L. Robinson of the Baptist Temple, and the Rev. Paul W. Baer of the host church. Special music will be -provided by a 50-voice community choir under.the direction of Cedric Cox. minister's assistant at the Baptist Temple. Members of the choir will meet at the church at 8 a.m. for coffee and doughnuts and will have a brief .songfest at 8:15 a.m. The Red Cross is serving as a clearing house for organizations giving Thanksgiving baskets to needy families. Residents of Cass county institutions will have their usual bountiful Thanksgiving meals. Many family rcuions also are planned for the day. latest. Increased parking facilities downtown will aid shoppers . this year. There now an? seven i«ff- stretit parking lots within walking distance of the shopping area. They are on High street between Fourth and Fifth streets, at North and Fourth streets, on Sixth street between East Broadway and North streets, on East Broadvyay between | Sixth and Seventh streets; and. or; 1 East Melbourne avenue in the 200, 300 and 400 blocks. Plan To Fire Confers With 1*1 is*rkh a **• J Nixon, Aides Atlas ICBM On Saturday More Ground Tests • Scheduled Before Firing Big. Missile CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (UP) Suffers Slight Impairment of His Speech But Is "Improving Greatly" WASHINGTON (UP)—The'White House announced today that President Eisenhower is making "excellent" gress. Press Secretarv James C. Hagerty said the President me Alias intercontinental inamsui:• *• 1 " =1 „ ;- """"-* '"• . => . J , , . , missile would be fired Saturday if I still is suffering from a slight impairment of his speech scheduled ground tests today are' "but improving greatly" from the cerebral attack he sut- successful. i fered Monday. The Air Force, however, refused: At 11:53 a.m. c.s.t., Hagerty said on behalf of Maj. Gen. to confirm or deny the reports. I H owa rd McC. Snyder, the Whileltook his usual shower and shave The big projectile has fizzled in its-' j£ ouse physician: ' |and has just had a normal break- only two previous tests, leaving ,. The p resident res led quietly fast." the U.S. still without a missile to throughout the night and sle.pt match Russia's continent-spanning we]) He has spent the morn i ng ! painting, talking with Mrs. Eisen- slatic test" | hiwer and other members of his ICBM. In today's expected _.._ the huge, 90-foot rocket would be f am jjy an d holding brief meetings bolted to its launching pad and its w j(j, \^ & v j ce president, the as- powerful engines revved up. _ Isistant to the President and with Tripped on Long Word Hagerty said he and Snyder visited the President briefly shortly after he arose and were joined by Mrs. Eisenhower. Hagerty said later before TV cameras that he thought the President "looked. very well." He also said that he thought Meanwhile, a House Appropria- tne sta[ f secre t a ry. tions subcommittee investigating .. Hjs progl . es s to date has been the missile program, termed Tues- excel ] en t." ' lha , lhe President would S pend day night's unsuccessful launching Earlier, the President signed his j-rhanks»iving "here at the White of the Army Jupiter, rocket as name M times on orfic . ia i docu- House "° Tne President had "spectacular, but .disappointing. l men t s an d initialed one other. The committee left this morning- T]le wll i te House said he awolce after a two-day inspection of the'" re f resnet i this-morning," show- big missile-launching site here. -• " ---•• -•To observers watching from nearby" beaches, the 3,000-mile Count Your Blessings Payroll in State Passes $60 Million INDIAN'APOLIS (UP'i—The Indiana state payroll passod 60 million __ dollars in the last fiscal year for ^ a thriving agricultural. area, as Ever since the first Thanksgiving day many years ago, Americans have taken time out in November from their -problems to give thanks for the many blessings they enjoy. Thanksgiving always has had a special meaning for citizens of Cass and neighboring counties, inasmuch as we are in the midst of health, we have much "to be thankful for here in the United States. We have been endowed with a great spiritual, material and moral' the first time in Hcosier history. Figures from the tiff ice of State Auditor Roy Combs showed today that, the payroll totaled $60,323,355 for the year ending last June 30. Combs' office also produced figures showing that: -The state payroll in October was $5,473,392, compared to $4,967,861 in -December, 1956, last month of the administration of former Gov. George Craig —The number of state employes increased by 1,322 during the first nine months of Governor Hundley's administration to a figure close to 19,000 by the end of September. well as a rich industrial-area.. Just as the Pilgrim fathers were faced with many hardships during their tirst hard year here, we today are faced with problems never dreamed of by the settlers of our country. At the same time, we enjoy the benefits of a technological age also undreamed of by the pioneers. for the peaceable arid rational manner in which we have been enabled.,to establish constitutions of government for our safety and happiness, and particularly the na , range Jupiter appeared to take off without a hitch. shaved himself)-, and ate "a normal breakfast.' ' The chief executive during the morning spent about 30 minutes in conference with Brig. Gen. An- But the Defense Department is- drew j Qoodpasler,- the White sued a statement shortly after the | House - sta f£ secretary, signing ot- missile was triggered saying the - Jupiter "failed to complete its planned to spend Thanksgiving at his Gettysburg, Pa., farm. Keeping a vigil over the President throughout the night were Col. Walter R. Tkach, assistant •"White House physician, and CapU Lorene Miller, an Army nurse from Walter Reed Medical Center here. Hagerty said the President's programmed flight because of technical difficulties." The announcement did not elab- 'orate on the difficulties, or say whether the missile had been deto- n'ated from the ground by remote ficial papers and discussing what, s ijght speech impairment that re- Pres:> Secretary James C. Kagerty | su i te( j f rom the cerebral dot' was described simply as "While House I no tj cea bie onlv when the chief business." Hagerty said after the brief "business" 'session in the Presi- I executive tried to pronounce long ' words. Hagerty said the President laughed about it when he oc- heritage which has time and againj tional Cl ' ne ' now i ate ly instituted; for given us the strength to survive tne civil and re ij g i ous liberty with against seemingly insurmountable • • obstacles. . • It would -be appropriate for us to remember the weirds of George Washington, who, in proclaiming the first national Thanksgiving Day Nov.-26, 1789, asked.that the day "be devoted by the people of these states to Lhe.service of that great which we are blessed "And. also " that we may" th*n unite in most humbly offering our prayers and supplications to the great Lord and Ruler of Nations and beseech Him to pardon! our national and other transgressions; control. Appeared To Explode Observers said the projectile ) 10 wer's physicians would have to seemed to explode in a distant ball - • • • dent's second floor bedroom that, casionally tripped upon a difficult in his opinion, major decisions word. could be put up to the President.' Hagerty said, however, that Eisen- of flame just before disappearing from view high in the sky. The Atlas, capable of delivering a nuclear warhead 5,000 miles, has been on its launching pad •• —- , j' j iutiji. vvuuiu i here for some time being readied | lalegt j]) ncss determine how much work the President undertakes. "Everything Is All Right" Hagerty was asked about reports published in London that the President would resign because of his for a third test flight, which may or private stations,- to perform our and gloriouS'Being who is the Bene-j several and relative duties, proper- ficient Author of all the good thatily and punctually; to render our to enable us all, whether in public j come near the end of this week was, that is, or that will be; that we may then 'all unite in rendering unto Him our sincere and humble thanks for His kind care and pro- Despite international tension,- tection of the people of this coun- the' dispute over segregation, un- l -~ — "" - : —' ""•' ! certainty over farm programs,, the cost of living, and the President's Distillery Workers To Be Punished WASHINGTON (-UP)—AFL-CIO leaders today promised swift pun- ishme.nt of Distillery Workers' Union officials who seized control of the union's "clean-up" convention. Backers of former President Joseph D. O'Neill, Chicago, Tues- Jets Seeking Soeed Mark ONTARIO, Calif. (UP)—A team of Air Force F-101 Voodoo jet day shouted down efforts by <VFL- reconnaissance fighter planes took | CIC monitor Pete McGavin to con- off from Ontario International Air-|du« secret-ballot elections for new port at intervals starting at 8:57.58 oKicei'S. ' a.m. c.s.t.. today in an effort to McGavin adjourned the meeting smash three transcontinental speed records. The first jet was followed in "Operation Sun Run" by two others within 10 minutes to make up a group of three, one plane to act as alternate should either of the others encounter difficulty. Three more planes were sched- Auto License Branch To Close Three Days The local auto license branch will be closed Thursday, Friday U. S. Troops Fly Out of Little Rock LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (UP)—The last of the paratroopers who forced the integration of Central High School with bayonet and billy club flew, out of Arkansas today in giant C-130 troop carriers. A total of 225 took off today for Ft. Campbell, Ky., their permanent station. President Eisenhower ordered a total of 1,000 men from the 101st Airborne Division into Little Rock Sept. 24 to enforce order and integrate the school. This they did on Sept. 25, bashing one man in the head with a :ry . . . for the signal and mani- :old mercies and th« favorable interpositions of His providence . . . national government a blessing to all the people by constantly being a government of wise, just, and constitutional laws, discreetly and faithfully executed arid obeyed... to promote the knowledge - and practice of true religion and virtue, and. the increase of science." The Atlas was tested twice previously, in June and September, both times unsuccessfully. No Paper Thursday The Pharos-Tribune will not publish editions <m Thursday —Thanksgiving Dsiy. Employes will observe the traditional day with their families. They will return to their duties of gathering local and international news Friday for the regular publication that evening. ,*:Lli w*i l.Luot^u fcUULOUav, .L LIUdV = . ,, , and Saturday for the Thanksgiving!"fie butt and jabbing another who - - - gave them back-talk with a bayo- holidays, according to Mrs. Ada Arnold, branch manager. uled to take off at intervals later The license branch will reopen to make up a second team of two,. Monday morning at the usual time, plus one alternate, for the speed runs at around 1,000 miles a.i hour. The aircraft will attempt to break all existing Los Angeles-New York records, with two returning here later today in an assault on the New York-Los Angls mark and th round trip coast-to-coas record. The record are currently held by the Navy. CITY OFFICES CLOSED Logansport city building offices will be closed all day Thursday due to the Thanksgiving holiday, but will re-open as usual on Friday. Only the police department will be open on the holiday, it was Salvation Army to Solicit Funds The Salvation Army will solicit net. After that, none ever challenged the paratroopers. Two previous reductions in strength cut the 'force on integration duty to 225. They left the guarding of nine Negroes in Central up to 900 members of the Arkansas National Guard, federal- Thanksgiving Baskets Distributed by Firemen City firemen Wednesday prepared 12' Thanksgiving baskets for distribution to needy families in the city. The baskets each contained chicken, bread, butter, milk, beans, peas, corn, bacon, noodles, flour, sugar, celery, potatoes, apples and eggs. Distribution of the baskets is 'an annual project of the local fire department, and has been carried on for more .than 20 years. The baskets were scheduled tft be taken to the families in : the department's emergency truck Wednesday afternoon. • . • . Lenning to Give Up His State Auto INDIANAPOLIS (UP)—Indiana Secretary of State Frank Lenning said today he will give up his state-owned automobile next week and. repay the state nearly $400 it spent to repair and maintain it during the past year. Lenning, a Bloomfield brick manufacturer, said he has only limited' need for a 1957 DeSoto assigned to him. He 'intends to furnish his own car hereafter and operiite it at his own expense. Mamie Stays By Ike's Side WASHINGTON (UP) — Mrs. Mamie Eisenhower, a proven soldier in her own right, stayed near the President's side today through the third such personal ordeal she has undergone in two years. With her telephone turned off and the White: House staff intruding as little as possible, the 61- year-old First Lady maintained her wifely post in the subdued second floor suite where the President sought recovery from a "cerebral occlusion." Just as in 1955 when he suffered a heart attack and again in 1956 when he underwent an intestinal operation, she was close to his bedside most of the day and night. One variation this time was th.e "Just say I laughed and that I did not have any reaction," Hagerty replied. Earlier, at 6:50 a.m. Maj. Gen. Howard McC. Snyder, the President's physician, hadlold ••reporters on entering..the'--mite House that ".everything" Is^Sall right." ' Snyder told reporters-that it was impossible to say whether the President's illness was "a stroke." He said it might have been just "a spasm" of a small cerebral artery and not a clot. "We wouldn't call it a stroke now," he said. NATO Parley Uncertain Nixon, Secretary of State John Foster Dulles and Atty.' Gen.- William P. Rogers were back at the White House this morning, as they were most of Tuesday. Will Ike Resign to Nixon? ^VASHrNGTON (UP) — There was widespread speculation today that President Eisenhower might consider resigning his job to Vice President Richard M. Nixon if he feels he can no longer perform hii duties adequately. As a result of the President's third alarming illness in 28 months there already have been some suggestions that he retire. Rep. Paul C. Jones (D-Mo.) said he thought the President should step down, but only if "he finds he is not in a position to exercise his full faculties." Nixon himself rejected suggestions that the President resign, saying "There is.no reason for the President to step aside." He expressed confidence i-.i the President's ultimate recovery and said The White House' announced the chief executive is capable right Tuesday that it could be "as "' ""' " sumed" Efsenhower would not attend the mid-December NATO summit meeting in Paris. The picture seemed to change somewhat today when Hagerty, asked if there was a possibility that Eisenhower might go to fact that, knowing the President's'Paris, said, "I can't give you_any condition, she managed to hos'ess specific answer at this.Ume. a state dinner for the ^iing of Morocco Monday night with few of the guests able to detect she knew the President suffered more 'The State of Indiana has fiir- than the announced "chill." iiic oeaivauisii f\L ill v will ouiEuii .it, j fands for'Christmas food, baskets |> zed bv the President s order. Nice Weather for and toys for needy persons by setting up their Christmas kettles in the 300 block of East Market street and the 400 block oJ East Broadway. Lt.- Wanda McGregor said the kettles will be at those locations Nov. 30, Dec, 6, 7, 13, 14, and 1624. She said needy persons can be ,put on the Salvation Army list by contacting their headquarters at 414 South Third .street. Thanksgiving Day WASHINGTON, (UP) — The Weather Bureau today forecast sunny dry weather for most of the nation on Thanksgiving. It said afternoon temperatures would range from the 30s or 40s across the North to the -60s and 70s in the South. Ask More Guards to Crown Point Jail CROWN POINT (UP)—A three- day grand jury investigation of the Lake County Jail ended Tues- guard- force be' strengthened and security precautions tightened. . The jail was the scene of an escape Nov. 18 by seven convicts, three of them accused killers. All nished me a car for a year," Lenning said. "Next year I'll furnish the car.. "I'm in a public office and I don't feel that gives me the right to spend other people's money any more freely than my own." Most elected Indiana officials are assigned cars, with all expenses paid, without any requirement to-show .mileage involved in staw business. Ltinning said he will turn over the 'keys to the car to state officials early next week. and give i State Treasurer Adolph Fossler a check for $381.26 as repayment for ?32l.09 the state spent for repairs, $30.84 for insurance and $29.33 for gas and oil. Lenning said he was not trying •Russia Renews Warning to Turkey By UNITED PRESS Russia added new fuel to the smouldering Middle East situation I today with a renewed warning to signs on Syria. Israel said Russian Hagerty also disclosed that, through Dulles, the United States has asked the NATO council whether the - member nations now of making necessary major decisions. Not just the United States but the world was concerned. Two London newspapers said the President's illness indicated he will resign. Another London paner said a decision "cannot be delayed for long." Reporters asked White House Press Secretary James C. Hagerty "for his reaction to the London reports. He replied: "Just say I laughed and that. I YVIltJUICl n*v» !**»,••••» — » --------- - — would prefer to keep the Decem- did not have any reaction bc:r 'meeting on the level of heads ™~~"~ " ------ - 1 ••*""• of state, or reduce it to a ministerial level. Hagerty said after the White House hears from the NATO council "the President will decide who will attend from t h e United States." The President affixed his signature this morning to 12 govern- aj£ua vii i^j"i*«« .t,jim-i «**•." »,.——«. j • *L* i A bullets were used by the Syrians 'ment documents and :mtiaied re,, i _ T n_ «»..*. nvmninfninnfc fnr fpTTinorjirv in recent attacks on Israelis. Soviet Premier Nikolai Bul- ganin, in a note made public today, warned Turkish Premier Adnan Menderes that "the maintenance of a dangerous tension . . . could compel" interested states to- take certain'measures to maintain peace. the accused killers were caught I to set a precedent or start a cam- but two of the seven prisoners still paign among other state official! are free. to follow hi* lead. 22» cess appointments, for temporary promotions in the armed services. The President's signatures were firm and showed no evidence of shakiness, according to Wayne Hawks, White House chief of records. "They were about as fiqn as any I ever saw," Hawks said. Hagerty said in an 7:18 'a.m. medical bulletin from Snyder: "The President slept almost continuously throughout the night. He •wok* rofresbed tbii morning. He Roscoe Drummond, veteran political analyst of the New York Herald Tribune, said flatly that the President is prepared to withdraw from office if he finds his latest illness has impaired his ability to do his job. "Those who know Mr. Eisenhower's thinking on the subject of his health are certain,". Drummond said in today's Herald Tribune, "that he will not permit, at this critical juncture of affairs, the kind of vacuum in the presidency which prevailed for several months after his heart attack in September, 1955." The President nimself has spoken on the subject of disability. He did so at a news conference- March 7, 1956, at which he discussed his decision to ask a second term. "When I feel that I can't carry... on, I won't b« there," he said.