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Tuesday Evening, x December 3, 1957. ON DISPLAY AT THE AUTO SHOW An American symbol of classic design, the new Continental Mark III models open a new era in the luxury car field. For the first time since the introduction of this prestige-leader of American cars, Continental in 1958 offers a full line of models including a lour-door hardtop sedan, a unique retractable top convertible, a regular sedan ana a two-door hardtop coupe, all in the traditional and elegant design of past continentals. A new, high compression engine rated at 375 horsepower at 4800 rpm powers the new Continental which pioneers an all-new integrated body and frame Construction in the fine car field. Piper Laurie Makes New Bid for Acting Stardom NEW YORK (UP)—The lettuce is green in the movies, but greener still is the grass of television— as far as Piper Laurie is concerned. • Laurie, a hazel-eyed beauty from Detroit, decided to bust out of her long-term contract with Universal- Hoosiers Win Top Honors At Stock Show CHICAGO (UP)—The two champions in the Indiana State Fair 4-H steer competition three months ago switched places Saturday in Lauri'rVarticularry' > 'anyway.. JU And an all-Hoosier sweep of the top ' in the junior division of the Arts" and the forthcoming "Twelfth Night." Miss Laurie drained her tea. "You know, about a year ago I even decided I would go back to my real name—Rosetta Jacobs- It was late in 1955 that Miss -I was so anxious to re-do myself. I've never liked the name Piper 1' know some people think of , -. name as- a kind of Hollywood' 58th annual International in Hollywood. She j phoniness. stock show . was earning $1500 a week, but! "But in a way it would be just getting nowhere fast playing a fas phony now to change my of sweet roles in sour! name back again. It International Live- Mrs. Sue Secondino, 19, West Terre .Haute, Ind., grabbed the i"^' ent Th i • f T f V- m " grand championship with a Here- portant. The only important thing if rt „,„„. * olt ^,. Wnrovmnnn ., tn m r or seer ne . tome now is to go on improving M Wo ebbeking, 19, WooBburn, as an actress. And that I've de- ,„,, .,,v ------ th °' '* „•,„„„,:' setta." pictures. "They called me a movie star, but I always turned my hear 1 , the; cidecl, has nothing to do with other way in embarrassment when j whether I'm called Piper or Ro- * I cnf-f ft " I heard the term," said Miss Laurie as she took dainty sips of tea. She had just been sprung from rehearsals of "Twelfth Night," a Shakespearean romp that NBC-TV will deliver on Dec. 15. She looked troubled. Never a Real'Star "In my mind, I never was a . .__. real movie star. I don't think hav-! W. Binford of Indianapolis was ing your name over a picture j elected president of the United ord sleer named "Honeymoon. Binford to Head U. S. Auto Club INDIANAPOLIS (UP)—Thomas makes you a movie star. I think there are very few real movie stars anyway — I'd say a half- dozen," she said softly, almost inaudibly. "But I simply fell into a trap in Hollywood. I have no excuse for it except I was terribly young and naive. I don't think I can be blamed for the image that publicity made of me, but I was responsible for doing a succession of bad jobs in bad pictures." After a six - year association, Miss Laurie left her studio. She was 23 at the time. "Some people applauded me for what they called my courage, integrity and wisdon, but my reasons weren't noble at all," sighed Miss Laurie. "My reasons were simple—I wanted to be a good actress and I wasn't getting a chance to become one. Never Be Asliamed Again "Perhaps I was too stupid to States Auto Club Monday. Binford succeeds Col. A.W. Herrington of Indianapolis who resigned. The board of the USAC named Herrington president emeritus and said it "accepted his resignation with reluctance. Binford had been a member of the board the last two years and is president of a firm which has sponsored racing cars. took !., who won the grand champion award at the the reserve Bank Robbers Collect $120,0001 nil Months Bank Robbers 2—Col—30 TUE. INDIANAPOLIS (OT) — Indiana bank robbers have made a utes of their crimes, and not only was their loot recovered but they are behind prison walls today. * Draws 10-Year Term Only last week, Adolphus $120,000 haul in the first-U monthsj of 1957, and despite tlie fact six of the eight holdups have been A b ra "m S , "«,' solved more than 80 per cent of; '. •. , . the loot still is missing. - ! a 10 'y ear Pnson • ternr for the Numerically speaking, this has I* 4 - 137 holdu P o£ a Mooresville bank been a Toad year for the men who! Nov. 7. He was arrested 14 min- champ i onsh ip scoop the cash from the teller drawers and vaults of Hoosier banks. "Lone wolf" bandits were caught quickly and confessed to five of the eight- holdups, and a prime suspect was charged with a sixth. Yet only about $18,000 was recovered, .the records show. Christopher L. Magee, 40, Chicago, was the latest alleged bandit to be caught in the snares of relentless law enforcement authorities. He was arrested only last week and charged with the $46,000 holdup of a South Bend bank last Jan; 15, Indiana's first such holdup of 1957. Second Biggeiit Haul But Magee issued no confession and he didn't lead police to any well-hidden cache of cash. That 546,000 lost was the second biggest haul of the year ii> Hoos- ierland. The biggest was at Fort Wayne, where three men got $50,104 only six weeks ago and vanished. They still have not been caught and the loot, naturally, has not been recovered. Likewise, the three men who robbed a Mount Summit bank of $6,000 Nov. 18 escaped capture thus far in the state's most recent bank holdup. Otherwise, the story was a different one. Five other bank robbers were caught almost immediately, some of them within min- with an Angus. Mrs. Secondino won the reserve championship at this year's state fair. But hor steer was judged best of more than 200 entries here and she became the first wife to win the event in the history of the show. The calf got its name because it was bought shortly after Mrs. Secondino and her husband, Pete, were married last Feb. 23. The ste;er was bred at the Strauss Medina Hereford Ranch near San Antonio, Tex., and raised | on the 5M-acre farm of Sue's father, Max Linderman. v The Woebbeking Angus was an all-Hoosier animal raised on the same Allen County farm which has produced the last three grand chambpion steers at the Indiana State Fair. Bruce Baker, 14, Fairmount, Ind., won the championship in the Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Twenty-on* ON DISPLAY AT THE AUTO SHOW utes after the holdup. Other bandits were caught and punished for holdups at Patoka, Scllersburg, Sweetser and Crah- dall. . The most sensational holdup of the year involved little money- only $1,655 stolen from the Sellersburg State Bank. But it made headlines all over the land. William Hassett, 25, Louisville, the bandit, made the mistake of killing State Policeman Melvin|^_ Walts, 49, when Walts stopped him| divisi said thnt all that wou j d at a blockade. In revenge, and to| be needed beyond this technical save his own life, Hie Rev. Robert W. Gingery, a New Albany Methodist minister, shot Hassett dead with the fallen trooper's riot gun. , The biggest and most luxurious Mercury ever bullt-the new Park Lane series—was designed to «I> (peal to the more discriminating buyers in the uppcr-mcdlum price bracket. Striking styling features and Ibig car size—220.2 inches long and 125-inch whcclbase—distinguish the Park Lane. Mercury will offer tft Imodels for 1958, The Park Lane scries Includes a convertible, a phaeton coupe and « phaeton sed»J\ (pictured Jiere. U. S. Capable of Sending Satellite Around Moon NEW YORK (UP)—A prominent astronautical engineer said today that the United States "will be technically capable within five to 6 years of sending a manned sat- would be "authorization from the proper officials and the great amount of money needed for the program." Ehricke is here to attend the American Rocket Society meeting. PLAN MOSCOW VISIT CAIRO — The Egyptian cabinet Sunday nighi, approved formation of a 17-man delegation headed by Industry Minister Aziz Sidki to leave for Moscow in the next few days to discuss Russia's ellite supply ship into space and j i oa n to this country. A spokesman within 8 to 10 years of sending, aisaid the cabinet also approved ship on a flight'around the moon." j plans whereby Egypt's five-year Krafft Ehricke, one of the Ger? j industrialization plan — for which man developers of the V-2 rocket the Russian aid was mainly fle- and now a technician with the signed — will be cpmpleted in- General Dynamics" Corp., Convair stead in three years. Spokesmen for both the NAACP and the school board agreed that a concentration of the Negro pop- NAACP Claims Discrimination In Chicago CHICAGO (UP) — The National j ulation on Chicago's South Side has resulted in some schools being all Negro. Others in different sections of the city are all white, the spokesmen said. But the NAACP said also that Negro schools get secondary buildings and teachers, while white schools get preferential treatment in both categories. Birchmai said the NAACP does not think the Chicago school board Association for the Advancement of Colored People has accused the Chicago Board of Education of using policies of racial discrimination. Robert L. Birchman, Illinois NAACP, director, said Saturday that in many ways Chicago schools practice racial discrimination "more than they do in Little Rock." The board denied the charge, but practices discrimination by intent. Birchman said the NAACP will i He said, however, that "we want start a campaign, probably thisj'o know whether they are pro or month, to force the board to de-i^on on segregation and what they clare itself on the segregation is-1 P lan to do about it in either case." See the car that's newest of all for handling ease, features and comfort Other officers elected at the Shorthorn class with "Two Spot" recognize the insecurities of going A i len out on my own. But when I left l-SsiiL', USAC's winter meeting were which earned him the right George M. Ober, Indianapolis, shtw the animal m the £lnals ' Midwest vice president; Tom Frost, Warrenton, Va., Eastern vice president; J. Gordon Betz, Beverly Hills, Calif., western vice president; William P. Nottingham, Indianapolis, secretary, and Howard Wilcox, Indianapolis, treasurer. Betz was voted to the board earlier Monday along with Ted to 111., and A.C. Pillsbury, Beverly Hills, Calif. Duane Carter, veteran race of competition for the 1958 season. out on my Universal I swore one thing — I wouldn't work in anything I would be ashamed of again." Six months after her break, Miss Laurie found a part—in a TV show, her first. "It was a Robert Montgomery program," she recalled, "not a very big part and not an outstanding script, but it did have one scone in it I wanted very much to play. A scene that gave me a chance to act." A few months later, Miss Laurie connected again — in another TV show, a "Front Row Center" j member suffered a leg injury and production of "Wintqr Dreams." j one passenger suffered facial in- It was a subsequent. "Playhouse , juries. 90" drama, "The Ninth Day,"' that brought her critical recognition as an actress. Since then, she has landed parts in such classy TV capers as "Seven Lively Cordell Hull Award Goes To Clare Luce NEW YORK (WP)—Clare Boothe Luce, playwright, onetime Congresswoman and former U.S. Ambassador to Italy, was named to- director i da y as the recipient of the third nnniml f^nfflntl T-Tll 11 *ltlf C1 t*n fftl* Russian Airliner Smashes in Landing HELSINKI, Finland OUP) — A Russian Aeroflot . airliner from Moscow ran off a runway today and cracked up in trying to make a fogbound landing. Airport officials said one crew no fatalities were reported. The plane, a conventional four- engined Hyushin, apparently ran off the end of the runway in the fog. annual Cordell Hull award for leadership in building U.S. foreign economic policy. . The award, to be presented at a public rally Dec. 10 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, is sponsored by the Committee on Foreign Trade Education, Inc. It commemorates former Secretary of State Cordell Hull who in 1934 introduced the •Reciprocal Trades Agreements Program, designed to expand this country's trade with other nations by the reciprocal reduction of high tariffs and other barriers. Previous recipients of the award are Sen. Albert Gore (iD-Tenn.) and Paul G. Hoffman, former administrator of the Economic Cooperation Administration. PLYMOUTH < "Seems that everyone's ordering new Pliymouths" You'll find plenty of good reasons why so many people are deserting old favorites for the new Plymouth-Plymouth's satin-smooth Torsion-Aire Ride, Silver Dart Styling and, optional at low cost, Golden Commando V-8 engine that definitely stamps todijy's Plymouth ahead for keeps. Star'of the Forward Look..,Star of the Auto Show... New Sports-Car Spirit NEW ROAD-HUGGING CONTROL AND HANDLING EASE_The new Mercury offers you a whole series of wonderful driving aids: 30% easier steering, Super-Safe self- adjusting brakes that compensate for wear, new Merc-O-Matic Keyboard Controls; automatic power lubrication, Speed-limit Safety Monitor, and much, much more.' plus Limousine Ride SMOOTH, QUIET-RIDING—BIG-FAMILY COM FORT—E very 1958 Big M is longer; wider, heavier than any Mercury ever built. Mercury's spectacular size, plus the most advanced of suspension systems, gives a ride that rivals the finest ever achieved by the costliest limousine. Oversized interiors give your family room to grow in, at an easy-buy price PRICES START JUST ABOVE THE LOWEST—Mercury offers you 20 models thia year, in 4 series. Monterey prices are within reach of anyone who can afford any new car. The Montclairs offer additional luxury features for only a few dollars more: Magnificence unlimited, the entirely new Park Lane series, is also modestly priced; NEW ADVANCED STYLING PROTECTS YOUR iNVESTMENT—There trying to copy. It's the kind of beauty preferred by those who like to is no chance that Mercury will look old-fashioned before its time. stay ahead in style. A bold departure from the commonplace. A wise Mercury styling is trend-setting styling—the kind others are now investment for the years ahead. Stop in at our showroom today.^ 1958 MERCURY SPORTS-CAR SPIRIT WITH LIMOUSINE RID* Don't mill thi big rtl.vi.lon hit, "THE ID SULLIVAN SHOW," Sunday .vining, 7:00 la 1:00, Station WISH, Channil t. HAVENS MOTORS INC Market Street at 25th Logansport, Ind. Phone 3507

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