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Logansport, Indiana
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Friday, November 29, 1957
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uuuu Stores Open Tonight, Saturday Night For Yule Shoppers "SrOXJR HOME TOWN Price Per Copy, Seven Cents LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, FRIDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 29, 1957 Founded 1844 — Logansport— Cloudy, windy, colder tonight with snow. Saturday snow, much colde:: Low tonight in 20s. High Saturday 25. Sunset today 4:2.2 p.m.: sunrise Saturday 6:45 a.m. High today 29 noon: low 32, fi a.m. Sunday outlook: Snow, cold. NOW IN OUR 114th YEAR HOME EDITION IKE RECUPERATING AT FARH SANTA GETS ROYAL WELCOME BY LOGANSPORT CHILDREN When Santa Claus came to town Friday morning the kids were *, thick as-well, as t'"^ as kids when Santa Clans comes to town Above, T If r^lU I MUCH TO BE THANKFUL FOR Traffic Deaths Over Holiday Climb to 200 18 Die in Ohio; Seven Killed On Indiana Highways By UNITED PEESS Highway deaths. across the nation edged toward the 200 mark today while the fatality count rolled in from Thanksgiving holiday traffic. Four separate, accidents to.ok.19 lives. Six died in an Arkansas collision, five in another crash at Darien, Conn., four in crashes in Illinois and in Iowa. Seven Were Killed On Indiana At 9-30 a'm cst a United Church after attending Thanksgiving services Pres<- count showed that since 6 a little drawn and somber in the wake of his recent illness but he was p.m." Wednesday there were 185 ablc_to_flashjiis famous grin. ' (International Soundpholo.) traffic deaths. Three died in plane smashups and 23 in other mishaps for an overall total of 211. Leading among the states was Ohio with 18 deaths. Others with high oals includd California, 15; Michigan, 13; Nw York, 11; Texas, 9; Illinois, Norh Carolina and Describe His Recovery As 'Excellent' President in Good Spirits As He Rides To Gettysburg Home WASHINGTON (UP)— President I Eisenhower, reported to be mak- ; ing an "excellent" recovery from 'his slight cerebral attack, headed .for his Gettysburg, Pa., farm today for a few days of rest. The President, accompanied by Mrs. Eisenhower, made the 80- mile trip in Mrs. Eisenhower's limousine. i The President looked very well, ,,_ ----- , . I and seemed to be in good spirits. •1-rusidcnt and Mrs. Eisenhower leave the National Presbyterian Mrj _ E j senhower smilct j but did ..... _. ... . Pr ,, s | dl , nt i 00 kcd SYMINGTON SPEAKS Pennsylvania, 8'each. Although the National Safety Partisan Battle Brews Over U. S. Missile Probe ru».»-B- — - .. WAomWj Council declined to give: an c.- ™* h ™™ be killed during the weekend, of- WASHINGTON — The word Stuart Symington "iD-Mo.) takes a dim view of the idea that the Senate invest!ga- Maj. Gen. Howard McC. Snyder, the President's personal physician, accompanied the President and Mrs.' Eisenhower, riding in the third car of the motorcade. The second car carried Secret Service agents. The President's decision with (he approval of his doctors, to- make the trip was further evidence of progress toward recovery from his Dmocralic Whit House and all slight cerebral attack or stroke on comers on such occasions. Monday afternoon. . , • i j ,,( t-Vi-st Q nrvrmni Lnt = lUUa uieu. me jcuatc luv^nfaw ficials pointed out that a normal defense-missile pro four - day period in wovemrjer [ would claim 500 lives. As late fatalities continued to pour in, the Wednesday night and Thursday death total surpassed the count made by United Press last year when 150 persons died wnen oania ciaus came tu iimn i * »u*»j m«« ••,•>£, ...^ ..-««•• — - - ..... — — — --- .- - _ i i aalj j^m •• >>- — - -- . oart of the crowd of eager youngsters is shown around Santa's platform at Second street and East Broadway. The insets are, at upper left, ;n lraffic durhlg tne one -day holi- ' -cr-old dauhter of Mr. . ----- ... -m.- .,, mhn r »,« «I. oar o e cro Stevie Martin 3-year-old son'of Mr. and! Mrs. Kenneth Martin, 1418 Eighteenth street; upper -Pamela Walls, 5-ycar-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs James E Walls 1105 West Market Street; lower Gary Roperson, 3-yeor-old son of Mr. and Mrs. James Ropcrson, route 1, Lucerne;'; and lower right, Carol .Martin, 5-year-old daughter ot Mr, and Mrs. Kenneth Martin, 1418 Eighteenth street. __ Sudan Visitor Tells of U. S. Tour Highlights 58th Live Stock Show Opens Youths Seek Top Honors in Show CHICAGO (UP) — The 58th annual International Live Stock Ex- posi'ion opened today, wi h youth bidding for top honors among record smashing entries,-the National 4-H Congress 'ready to convene, a..d radio and TV star Arthur Godfrey waiting in the wings. About half a million persons are expected to view five million dollars worth of prize' beef, cattle, sheep swine and horses and po- he said. He pointed out that when • __ j_._! n-_ .-,,.i,;i,ii; n ,, nihioh IWo rnnntrv in the heart of Africa, "America is much better than I expected," Moawaia Aziz, 25-y«ar- i old foreman in the motor transi>ort department of the government of the Sudan, said Friday. The official of the young Sudanese government, who is visiting in Logansport until Sunday morn.ng, confessed that he and other Sudan- and French are very much different from you." ' A big celebration is planned on the first anniversary of his country's independence in Jantary, he said-. "Our independence means much more to us than it does to you because we obtained ours so, it to the city. Cheer Sania Open Yule Season. In Logansport A throng of excited, wide-eyec children- crowded into the triangle at Second street and East Broadway " Friday morning to greet! Santa Claus-during his annual day period The number was almost double the normal highway count of 80 deaths during a non- holiday period of similar length. The worst holiday tragedy happened near Corning, Ark., when a car carrying six Maywood, 111., I residents crashed into a .truck- trailer while passing another auto. Two of the six Negroes killed were children. . . A shocked father in Livingston, [ram should be sweetly non-parti. an. Symington was secretary of air in 1947-50. Then and thereafter in the Senate, personable Stu never ducked a fight whn he felt the air defnss of th United States needed a defender. He bucked the Try to Stop Resignation Suggestions WASHINGTON (UP) — Sugges- „ - --------------- - lions that President Eisenhower Mont., was told that an accident j n or step asjde temporar j ly *' " durin £ his illness ' con " These battles gave Symington a Thursday the 67-year-old chiet favorable political identity, suffi-1 executive surprised fellow wor- cient to include his name among' shippers by escorting Mrs. Eisen- those contending in 1956 for the-hower to Thanksgiving Day serv- Democratic presidential nomina-jices. There had been DO prior an- tion. Now comes the missile con- nounccment of his intentions, troversy set off by the Russian Thursday night he got almost 10 Sputniks. This controversy had the I hours of sleep. He was in bed and public's urgent attention from the! asleep by 7 p.m. c.s.t. This morn_ t :.. i mi— - .__<.— -ing's medical bulletin said: "The President had a good night's sleep. He slept almost continuously from early last evening until- 6 a.m. 'IMS' morning. His progress continues to be excellent." Signs II Documents Press Secretary James C. Hagerty said the President conferred moment it began. When a matter of national policy obtains the public's sustained and anxious interest there exists the substance of a socko political .issue. Such Win Elections Socko political issues win elections for political parties and make careers for political individuals. Symington apparently sees and two as believed his vuie ana iwo other children were drowned. recently." "Mo," as he has been nicknamed ese thought of Americans as very j by Mrs. Florence Daggy, presi- much like the British. "This is not fair to Americans," nics during the exhibition which runs until Dec. 7. The 10,292 animals entered in the show are quar- country, in the heart of Africa, 'was colonized by the British "they didn't give us a good education IIICIICI ClILtltW "« ».>v u..— •• — -i , .._,._ _ tered in the 25 acre area under the; and kept us down. The English roof of the International Amphi- — theater. Batteries in U. S. Also competing for prizes are c_ t -||:i._ \WjII g e American and Canadian farmers bdteilire Will D6 who have entered an estimated 1.000 samples of choice grain, hay, seeds and other field crops in the Powered by Sun BALTIMORE, Md. (UP) The to be dent of the local Altrusa club, sponsor of his visit here, is personable and intelligent and speaks English very well. He enjoyed his American Thanksgiving dinner Thursday evening at the home of State Rep. and Mrs. Robert D. Schmidt, featuring turkey and all of the trimmings. In his own country the. main meat dish is lamb and all foods are highly' seasoned with curry and spices, he reported. The Sudan, former British pro- seeds ana oiner uem uiutia m mo ,,:(.., states' babv satellitp to be ll ' K ouua ". ±""'"« "»".»« j«"- 35lh annual International Gram " ' sometime tectorate, has only 12 million peo- -_j TI~.. 01,™., holr! in r-nninnr-- laUIIOhefl IntO Space SOmLUIIie, ™;ilinr, emir,™ miliic and Hay Show, held in conjunction with the exposition. More than 1,300 youngsters will next month, wilt signal the earth with batteries powered by-the s-un through tiny portholes in the satel- attend the 36th 4-H Club Congress ]ite shc]1 it was anno unced Th-urs- which convenes Sunday for «ve |d days with delegates attending • from the United States, Alaska,! Hawaii and ^Puerto Rico. public a description of the four- pound test satellite which will be Godfrey and his championship tir( , d insjde the nose cone ,,f a Arabian high school horse Will be 72 _ roo( . vanguard rocket. The two featured at each performance o£j pa] . t cone win open ]ike a (:lara the International Horse Show. L heU and drop away some time Competition for $100,000 in cash. be f ore the 6.4-inch diameter satel- premiums and coveted silver tro-j]jj e ; s hurled into its orbit. Flexi- phies and blue ribbons got under-! ^ e crossbars which will support way this morning with the annual 4-H Club livestock judging contest and the preliminary judging of steers exhibited by farm youths. "Nomination in the carlots including hogs and sheep as well as cattle are the largest in the history of the show," said Manager William E. Ogilvie. The youngsters have entered more than 200 calves in the junior live stock feeding contest scheduled for Saturday, and according to Ogilvie that means stiff competition for the adults. the satellite will be ejected also pie in one million square miles, approximately one-third the size of the. United States, Aziz stated:. Of the cities in the U. S. he has visited through arrangements made by the State department, Phoenix, 'Ariz., most reminds him of his own country, he indicated. • He visited the Logansport state hospital, where he. was shown the prize dairy herd Friday, and was to be the dinner guest of the Rev. and Mrs. J. W. White Friday evening. He also will speak .at the Apostolic church at 8 p.m. Friday. He inspected the Kain Motor Serv- An estimated 800 youngsters from all over the county turned out to have a chance to sit o'n Santa's lap and receive' treats of candy. Santa, who was escorted through town on a city fire truck, was followed down East Broadway by a growing crowd of eager boys and girls, who jamed the area around Santa's special platform as soon as he had taken his seat. The jolly old gent stayed in town for about an hour before moving on to some other town. Before leaving he wished eVeryone a merry Christmas and said he would d"o his best to see that all the kids find something special under their trees Christmas morn- despite White House efforts to squelch the idea. White House Press Secretary ier ft n was 5 'believed the father James C. Hagerty said there had was in'the car bc ™ "° dlscusslon wlth ° r by Their car missed a bridge ap- and shot into a river. reported . and . eai .. . t() ^ vice that clearly. The senator is a'at 7:30 a.m. with Presidential As- member of the Senate Prepared-Distant Sherman Adams and Brig.' ness Subcommittee chaired by Gen. Andrew F. Goodpaster, White . Pe h CCf 'hnl?L £?res the wo st of dent Richard M. Nixon take over rash of holiday tires, tne worse or ,„,.„,„„.:„» frnm a I which killed three young brothers and critically injured their pregnant mother at Hayti, Mo., when a can of oil exploded at their liome. Cold, Snow Due Toniqht By UNITED PRESS The season's ' coldest his duties while recovering from a cerebral attack. Sen. Lyndon W. Johnson (D-Tex.). Johnson opened the hearings this week with emphasis on the seriousness of the inquiry into missile and satellite development and his. own disinterest in assessing blame. What the committee would do, the chairman said, would be to find out what should be done to correct the missile situation. We will not," he added, "reacht hat goal by wandering up any blind alleys of partisanship." He also pointed to statements he, Symington- need not interpret ami Nixon made Thursday to that remar ic as any charge of . 1. I _ 11 J. 11._ TtunntrlnMl'i. I ... . . ** & . scotch reports that the President's condition might cause him to resign. presidential illnesses, Nixon said he would preside over Cabinet and National Security Council meetings next week. blast; gome of the speculation that the headed for Indiana today with! President might resign was based temperatures as low as 10. above!on his statement in March, 1956, zero expected within a matter of that "unless. I felt absolutely up As was the case during other be enough partisanship in the House staff secretary, on "White House business." The business session lasted about 30 minutes. The President signed 11 documents and initialed one. Vice President Richard M. Nixon also conferred witii members of the White Housu staff but did not see the President. Hagerty said the President's physicians agreed it would be "perfectly all right for him to make the trip" to the farm. Hagerty did not know how long the President will stay at the farm but believes the visit will run into next week. The timing of the Pres- -.._, ... __ —„ _— c _ „i next WCCK. me timing 01 me i-res- blind partisanship against _ him- j ident , s retu he said wil , be de . self M o r e o v e r, if Symington: termined by the doclors at (jcttys- briefly can be patient, there will burg 1 . Attends Church Service He said there has been no change in plans for White House next week with congres- ing. Santa's arrival marked the opening of the Christmas shopping ?eason here. Stores will roftitiln open until 9 p. m. each Friday and Saturday night from, now until Christmas. They also will be open Wednesday afternoons on Dec. 4, 11 and 18, and until 9 p. m. on Monday, Dec. 2. GARAGE ON FIRE Fireman were called to 2022 East Broadway at J.:l-5 p. m. Fla., had the nation's warmest Friday, when the garage at the j weather to be thankful for, the hours. Hoosierland may be blanketed with snow from tip to toe. Lows of 10 to 20 above zero were forecast for Saturday night, and highs Sunday may climb no higher than the upper 20s. Rain tonight was due to change to snow and continue Saturday, with'more flurries Sunday. NATION'S HOT SPOT to the performance of the presi-1 back is comparable to what hap- dency, the second that I didn't, I pened back there at Pearl Har- would no longer be there in. the bor. Nixon Vs Truman Pearl Harbor was an all • time dent- indicated he would not step shocker until Sputnik I directed missiles inquiry to satisfy everyone, including the voters of this reprblic who may by now feel j . that they have a right to know; sional Ieaders and lhe Cab jnet, who was responsible for the lag| But he did not say whether the m> the United States outer space and missile performance which causes scientists to say the set- job..." Last April, however, the Presi- after the third stage of the rocktjice^company Wednesday after- rear of the residence there was! U.S. Weather Bureau said. It was aside merely because of a mild "stroke" of the type he suffered Monday. "There could be a case where a man would have a stroke that was slight, from which he could, re- MIAMI (UP)— Daytona Beach, ; cover," the President said then. "We have sreat salesmen in the world today that have .recovered is fired. 1 noon. 'reported in flames. '83 degrees. attention to something which sober men assert is even more catastrophically shocking. Vice President Richard M. Nixon and former President Harry S. Truman each ,is maneuvering to persuade the public that the other po''Ucal party was at fault. You might almost say lha these wo have' be- from a couple of them and car- gun a public debate on the sub- ried on for years." iject. U. S. FISH. WILDLIFE SERVICE PROGRAM TO COST $100 City Maps All-Out War On Birds With New Plan; Start Tuesday City officials have agreed to a two-week campaign under the supervision of the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service to:rid downtown Logansport of sparrows and -star- h'. nors in competition with adult exhibitors," Ogilvie said. The International Horse Show opens tonight with a gala charity performance for the Chicago Boys' Club. "The pick of the stables of exhibitors from 25 states and Canada are listed for. the aristocratic equine programs," said William J. O'Connor, chairman of the horse show committee. . Winning calves m the junior \ ]mas The campa j gn W jn ge t un- event have repeatedly gone on to de ° way next Tuesday and is ex- win the grand champion steer pecled to cost tn€ city no :ll . ore *an $100. Details of the program wer« unveiled Wednesday afternoon to 'city officials by William D. Fitzwater, Jr., assistant district agent for the Fish and Wildlife Service, who said this will be the first time the method hoped to drive starlings away will have been used in as large an area. Fitzwater explained that Tuesday through Sunday will be devoted to disposing of sparrows, which cannot be driven away, with poisoned grain. Unpoisoned feed will be placed on ledges Tuesdaj' through Saturday to determine the favorite feeding spots, and the poison grain will be placed in these places Sunday, December 8. The Fish and Wildlife Service official said it -would be assumed that all merchants will co-operate in the program and have no objection 'to having the grain placed on ledges on their stores unless they notify the city to the contrary before Monday. He said about 400 spots selected by himself, would be baited starting Tuesday. That number wi!! be greatly reduced; he added, by or any poisoned birds. While the dosage is not strong, he explained, enough of the grain or the birds poisoned-by it would .be fatal to ciogs 'or caLs. The second part of the program, which will be in the nature o£ an experiment, will begin Decent ber 9 with automatic noise-makers being started up, while men fire Roman candles and "shell crackers" from the street. This will be continued from 3:30 until 5 p. m. Monday through Friday, Dec. 13. police so the birds can be routed immediately. The campaign is aimed at scaring the starlings away, Fitzwater said, and has proven effective in smaller areas. The .system was tried with good results at Zanesville, Ohio, last month, he reported. Fitzwater said the shell crackers are .12 gauge .shells fired from shotguns which explode like a fire-cracker 100 to 150 yards from the gun. The automatic noise-makers, large a number have been used at one time. Several icity employes will perform various services during the project, and the Civil Defense unit Fitzwater said the city would -some of which will be located on the end ot the week as the places furnish a squad car and men arm- roof-tops and others on the street, where the birds fee-d is replenish-: ed with Roman candles and shell'are devices using acetylene gas. ed. Fitzwater. cautioned that the feed used to poison the starlings will be strychnine grain, and said local residents should be careful not to let their pets eat any of it crackers to chase .the starlings from temporary roosts outside the downtown area. He urged that city residents noticing Hie starlings alighting in their neighborhood call th« city which fills a small chamber and w'iiich is exploded at intervals by a battery-powered "glow plug." Fitzwater said between nine and 15 of the exploders will be used nere, the first area in which that between wheat and corn-wheat mixture grains. Tiie program was approved Wednesday afternoon when Fitzwater, teer assistance. Cost of the program to the city will be $100 or less, Fitzwater promised. City street department employes will be used to place the grain on store ledges and pick up dead birds Monday, while Civil Defense volunteers are expected to keep an eye on' the automatic exploders and fire shotguns. City police in the squad car will prevent bhe starlings from taking up temporary roosts, and fire marshal's men or city firemen will use the Roman candles. Fitzwater said the starling program here would also be used to check any preference for the bird* is expected to provide some volun- assistant agent for an eight-state . ... __.!_! ^..t _r 4v.« — area of North Central States, met with Mayor Ralph Eberts, City Attorney Tom Hirschaucr and representatives of the Chamber of Commerce committee attempting to solve the bird problem. Fitzwater noted the plans of ttie Chamber of Commerce to hire 3 Saginaw, Mich., man to gas the birds, and warned that his program lo drive the starlings away would almost surely disperse the birds so thoroughly that such a measure would be impossible for some lime. The chamber officials readily agreed to the program, however, and city officials gave 'their President definitely will attend the meetings, Hagerty will accompany the President. The 67 - year - old President astounded a churchful of worshippers Thursday by suddenly appearing unannounced at Thanks giving services. The plan to journey to the coun- :ry was taken as another sign of .he President's :ontinuing "excellent" progress from the attack Monday which caused a temporary speech difficulty. It also kept alive hopes that he still might be able to attend the North Atlantic Treaty Organization . (NATO) "summit" meeting in Paris Dec. 16-18 to take the lead in rallying Western nations against Russia's space missile and scientific threat. Hagerly said if Eisenhower -docs not go to Paris he will send Vice President Richard M. Nixor in his place. The NATO nations agreed Thursday to go ahead with the chiefs-of-slate meeting in either case. Hagerty said the President will conduct government business at Gettysburg "if there were matters that needed his attention." A strong current of optimism prevailed Thursday in all matters relating to the President's progress. The topper was his unheralded attendance at the National Presbyterian Church — his first public appearance since his ill- ,ess. Hagerty said the President later sat down with his family to a 40- pound turkey with allt he fixings. • The President's decision to escort his wife to church was announced with dramatic suddenness at the end of a Hagerty morning news conference. The President had already left for church when Hagertjr ftav« UK word.

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