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Logansport—Much colder tonight, with strong northwest winds. Temperatures near 12 by Wednesday morning. .High Wednesday 20, low Wednesday night, zero to 10 above. Sunset today 4:21 p.m. Sunrise Wednesday 6:56 a.m. Thursday outlook: Cold. Founded 1844— YOUR HOME TOWN NOW IN OUR- 114th YEAR HOME EDITION ITor All IJejiJir lmenl*i Phone 41-H LQGANSPORT, INDIANA, TUESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 10, 1957. KCfl United Press Wire* Dnjr and NlpJit Price Per Copy, Seven Cent! BOAST HEW GUIDED MISSILE Favors Major Changes in Soil Bank Program Shurnan Also Asks U. S. Government To End Price Fixing CHICAGO (UP) — Charles B. Shuman,' president of the nation's largest farm organization, today called on the government to stop fixing prices, halt purchases of farm commodities for storage and make. major changes in the soil bank plan. The American Farm Bureau Federation 'president said his long- range program is designer to reduce government controls over the farmer and return agriculture to a free market price system. Shuman proposed a seven-point legislative program to replace "political nostrums" which have placed farmers in "a difficult economic situation when most other segments of our economy continue to enjoy u an;ral prosperity." Shuman's proposals were included in an address prepared for delivery at the first general session of the 1,500,000-family farm organization's 39th annual convention. The Farm Bureau Federation, m four days of meetings .this week, was -expected to formulate the policies its leaders will recommend at Ihe next session of Congress. Abolish Compulsory Unionism T'he resolutions committee planned to submit proposals on international affairs ar j government fiscal policies to AFBF delegates late today. Major planks of farm policy were scheduled to be debated Wednesday. SCHOOL PATROL GETS SAFETY BANNER SCHOOL PATROL Hint Army Set To Try Major Missile Test Hope to Launch Atlas, No. 1 ICBM, . In Third Attempt By ROBERT S. MCNEIL DOWN TO ZERO? Expect Cold Blast Here Wednesday By UNITED PRESS. The weatherman warned Hoosiers today that a cold wave headed for Indiana may bring zero temperatures Wednesday night Navy Hails Demonstration As Successful United Press Staff Correspondent for the finil time this season, CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (UP): L ° ws of zero to 10 above -It appeared likely today that a predicted tor Wednesday night in CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (UP):__ L OWS_of^ero^to^lO^above^were nortnwest( where temperatures be-1 a .mid-morning advisory, with EDWARDS A IR FORCE BASE. chilly temperatures in the 20s ex- ... peeled at peak points Thursday. !Ca " f ' <UP) ~ Thc Nav * The cold wave was an arctic air, . ., , mass sweeping this way from the hypersonic guided missile soon to 1 become operational al>oarc fight- vy today showed off its new Rcgulus II, a third attempt will be. made this ; week to, successfully launch the Atlas intercontinental ballistic] missile (ICBM), the "big bird" in | this country's missile arsenal. There also ware reports that an Army missile, either an intermediate range Jupjter or a Redstone, would be fired tonight. This gave r:se to speculation that the Army might be ready to test fire its satellite-bearing Jupiter C. missile in the wake of fail- $1,000 ure 0! Improvement Pays Off for Communities NEW YORK (UP) — The PTA- missne in me WBKB o! imi-j ciu Committee of Greece, •F the Navy Vanguard satel- M v . ,/rnnrtav riffl , f wnn tnn , , , , . ing ships and submarines in itj low zero already were recorded fjrst sem i- pu blic demonstration. this morning in parts o£ Minnesota and North Dakota. Heavy snow squalls were expected in the extreme north portion o.f Indiana tonight, borne on the wings of strong winds up to 25 to 35 miles per hour velocity. The missile, which can carry a nuclear warhead and was designed to replace the Regulus I—now carried on surface and undersea craft—was launched at about 10:20 a.m. c.s.t. from this desert Snow flurries were predicted for • base. lite carrier last Friday. Army Denies R c port Although a spokesman for the Army ballistic missile agency at Monday night won top honors in the 1957 community improvement award program. A silver plaque and a check for Astoria Hotel. Sal- other parts of the state. Thus far this season, the lowest temperature recorded was 9 above zero in northern areas last week. Temperatures will fall to near 10 in the north, near 15 in the central and 15 to 20 in ;he south tonight and climb no higher than 15 nor;h to the low ' 20s central and south Wednesday. The outlook for Thursday was The surface-to-surface missile, capable of flying at twice the speed of sound and smashing down on a target more than 1,000 miles away, was guided on a flight of about half an hour and then brought in to a landing on its retractable tricycle landing gear by , a jet "chase" plane. The missile lured today had been "recovered'' f-^ltHJ L-UJJl JLil_ tlllOailb QfetlH-J Oli , Huntsville, Ala., said no fully as- *!.«». P a -' ab ^ to sembled Jupiter C's were at the ; wa s presented to Wilho M. cape, the Restone believed to be minen . chairman of the Greece _____ ....... __ ........... _ sitting in one of two Army serv-' committee, at a dinner for some partly cloudy and continued cold., lwice prev iously in this manner. ice towers here is the fundamen- ^"> ? duTc , a J;^ s in the Waldorl -| Before the mercury plunges, The Naiy described the test as tal unit of the Jupiter C. The Air Force kicked off what j temperatures were expected to successful. Greece, a suburban town on the, range from the high 30s to 50 over! almost certainly w'ill be another, outskirts of Rochester, N.Y., won j the state this afternoon, busy week at this Air'Force test the award because of the PTA Monday's highs ranged from 30 center Monday by triggering a committee's efforts in establishing | at Lafayette to 36 at Evansville. ground-to-air BoMarc, a small but a much-needed high school in the j T j le mercur y f e j] i 0 j ows ranging swift 'missile which sped away : '" ' leaving only a thin trail of smoke. Monday the Navy issued a state- The Daniel Webster school patrol was awarded the Jaycee Safety Banner for the month of November. Members of Che patroC are, Icfl to right, front row, Richard Elburn, Mike Huff, Tom Sharp, captain, Phil Kranz, Second row, Doug M»rton, Bobby Peconga, Tom Prlesthoff, Ronnie Nelson. Third row, Roger Hargrove, David Arnold, Tony Vcsh, Fred Winter. Fourth row, Wayne Hopper, Steve Martin, Alan Cline, Shuman called .on Congress t° SamEdson . F if t h row> Steve-Miller,.'Jim Bulmcr, Roger Hitzcman, Steve Ward,'lieulcnant. ,Mr. Leonard ~tJ t-Un lino nn rfnwornmPT1r RnPRfl- •..„ .. ...... ,~~. ' M '.. •*.. , « . . •. hold the line on government spending in the face of "near hysterical demands for huge increases in the federal budget" since the Russians •put Sputnik into orbit. He blamed "monopoly pricing practices of labor and industry" for increasing costs of farm operation, and said "the time has come to abolish compulsory unionism, to regulate monopolistic labor union practices and to throw the gangsters out of union offices." Shuman told delegates that Whiting, teacher in charge, is in the last row. (Pharos-Tribune Photo-Engraving.) PHONE DIRECTORY Six Moons Listed In County, No Sputniks farmers' income in 1957 has been "pinched between rising operating and marketing costs and reduced farm prices." "Never before have so few farm workers produced so much .food and fiber, and never before have American consumers paid a small- ^ ^ ^ er proportion of their 'spendable no Loc i KS income for food and clothing than Russia may have two Sputniks j flying around in outer space, but Cass county has six Moons resting quietly within the pages of the new telephone directories which are being delivered this week. and Wolf and Myers, 30 each. Thirteen additional surnames Medics Begin Checking Ike Announcement Is Expected Late Today community. Four other regional winners represented at the dinner were: I from 25 at South Bend to 29 at Evansville this morning. A shaft of Arctic air, accom- The flight of the nearly five- siory high missile, witnessed by newsmen, was conducted under simulated shipboard conditions. The Navy said the firing was not "just a demonstration," but a I regular part of the final testing i program for the menf listing the reason for the-Mrs. Robert Lynn of the Mothers . pa nied by snow flurries cut across! The 57-foot Regulus II has more Vanguard miiifinng as "a me- Committee for Schools, West Cen- the Canadian border into the north-:than twice the range of the Regu- chamcal_ failure m the propulsion tral Region, Oskaloosa, Iowa; Lyle ern plain? today wjth dust-raising! lus I. which is 30 feet long.- It gusts reaching 50 miles per hour, i could be fired from a submarine system." Blue, Citizens Survey Committee, The statement said the specific East Central Region, Champaign, trouble was "classified," but that 111.; Mrs. E.H. Lenholt, Volusia ' There also were light snowfalls''" ai sea . io Wt a coa f tal j" stal damage 1 to ' the i launching ' stand was only "moderately serious . . . Repairs can be made in a short period of time : . . Work is proceeding on the preparation of another. test vehicle for firing." Damage Not Excessive The statement added that the repairs "are not expected to.jeopar- nd ,n Edn ca lio,rs n uth'7t"' 0 » eitner side ° f t!l e =° ld blast . latl °" or c "> w" h a nuclear b t> ml) - rion Vo^s'aroun"v F^a i as most Precipitation occurred in' The radio-controlled missile dif* B MnilrprT fil'iTpns tlle northern third of the nation, jfers from a ballistic-type missile R, Moltzen, CiUzen ^ ^ ^^-^^ sai(J | in that it can be guided i, its flight Calif the mercury dropped almost 40! and perform elusive maneuvers m 1 ^ a " L - \, _, „,„: — 1 :order to reach its target without 63 degrees during was firin S^.^^"^ ° £ ^:. !ea rth; re gi 0 l ia n; a ;r\s 6 a > "resuit"of a: kotai parts 0 i~ M innesoU and the appear 20 times or more, and an-! "back in the saddle" President other 16 are" listed 15 times or more. There are no names beginning A check of the listings shows with "X" in either section, and tiiat the county also has nine Sail-!°nly M beginning with "Q". Fifty- ors but no Soldiers, two Friends' three names'are listed under "Y" but'no Enemies and five Keys but and 57 begin with "Z". The great- ' they do today," he said. As might be suspected, there are i almost twice as many listings un. , , T ' ijuuuai. LWH-C aa many navui£3 uii- "There is good reason to believe. der Smith gs fflr any oth( , r sur . that one of the principal causes of the present relatively low income of farmers is the continuation by Congress of legislative attempts to fix prices and control production of farm products," he said. "Both of these attempts have largely failed." Shuman said "there is no rapid or easy way to repair the damages" done by "unwise government programs." His 7-point Program name, with a total of 139 in the :wo sections. There also are 20 Schmidt's and three Schmiit's. The battle 'or second place is much closer, with Miller holding a slight margin over Jones, 74-68. Wilson is close behind in fourth place with 61 listings, followed by Martin with 54 and Johnson with 52. Baker is next with 42 listings land there are six other names est number of names begin with the letter "S", which has a total of 18 columns in the book. Two letters, "B" and "M" are tied for second place with 15 columns each. ' Colors are well represented also. In addition to the 39 Browns there are 16 -Whites, 15 Grays, eight Blacks and six Greens. Having the last name in the telephone directory no longer is .a novelty to Mrs. Menos Zoubol, of 801 Wilkinson street. Mrs. Zoubol said her family has lived in Logansport 34 years and state in the Union and Hawaii. iDreaKing w uesrees aunng „,.;,, • 'day. Generally light snowfall ., ua The Oskaloosa group won a * orded jn Montana North Da . •gjonal award as a result of a; k t ts o[ Minne j o( - ' mother's crusade which resu led . nori ^ D Great Lakes . in passage of a million - dollar . Although skies were generally clear in the far Southwest and WASHINGTON (UP) — Doctorsi-to 5,000 mill's. When tested in ' ty"withTpopulation" of about" 11 - eastward lo the G U!C Coast states, today will pass on the fitness of a I June and September it had to be ooo, had successively defeated the lhere was f °S ln lh e far North- destroyed by remote control a few j new bond <ssue since the end of west ' as wel1 as a freezlr >S drizzle satellite according to previously announced plans." ... o _ The 90-foot Atlas is capable of' S chooi""bond "issue delivering a nuclear warhead up, Oskaloosa, a farming communi- Eisenhower to travel to Paris for next week's NATO "summit" conference. Only a firm veto by the physicians is expected to keep the President from personally trying. n' ks now whaling in space. to rally the North Atlantic Treaty Organization nations to meet Russia's space age challenge. Inview of his apparently rapid recovery from a mild stroke Nov. 25, a negative verdict would come as a surprise. Most or nearly all of the physicians who examined him for the slight' stroke will test the President thoroughly starting at 2:30 p.m. e.s.t. White House -Press Secretary James C. Hagerty said he probably would announce later in the afternoon if the President will go to the Dec. 16-18 meeting in Paris. Nixon Second Choice thousand feet from the ground'World War I'l until the mother's i ln southern Idaho, when it malfunctioned. - - Russia claims to have an ICBM which is operational and which was used to launch the two Sput- But he recommended these legislative steps: 1. "We should move, at once to discontinue the use of price supports as a means of fixing prices | of basic commodities and return • which appear 30. times or more,| 0 .. y every year since] A check of indlldinBroWnanDaVis> each; Thomas, 36; Murphy, 31; DULLES: of basic commodities ana return j w i A "r"/"\ i. A i. to the use of price supports as .a M A I fl MllCf safeguard against extremely wide • " • • ^ •*•••«» fluctuations." 2. "Government purchases forj | storage should be discontinued as j j quickly as possible." 3. The price support program should be "supplemented by the use of recourse commodity loans and supplemented by purchases of disaster conditions at home and abroad." 4. "The flow of commodities in to the Commodity Credit Corp. should be halted . and • presently held stocks of farm products should be withheld from the Be Made More Flexible By DONALD J. GONZALES United Press Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON" (UP)—Secretary of State John Foster Dulles said today the North Atlantic Alliance has been at the end of the direct-; Vice President Richard M. Nixon will hea'd the U.S. delegation if Eisenhower is not allowed to attend. year's books shows that Mrs. Zoubol once again trails all other names in the first section of listings. The distinction of being first in the directory goes to Dr. G. H. Abner, of route 5. Although five commercial listings are ahead of Dr. Abner in the new book, he is the first individual listed. Last •year James Abbott of Royal Center headed the list, and Dr. Abner was second. In the section at the rear of the MONEY ORDERS TAKEN* Local police were alerted Tuesday to be on the look-out for money orders in the amount of $90 or more bearing the names Mary L. Walker or Charles Cagle. Postmaster Sylvester Kelley reported 200 of the money orders stolen at Natural Bridge, Ala. Benson Plan: Entire Farms In Grass,Trees WASHINGTON (UP) — Agriculture Secretary^ Ezra Taft Benson announced today an experimental scheme to put entire farms into grass or trees. The twin objective will be reduction of crop surpluses and conservation of natural resources. The experiment will be an extension of* the existing conservation reserve plan in the soil bank program. Under it farmers are paid to shift crop land into grass or trees for contract periods ranging from three to 10 years. .The new "bid" system for the conservation reserve will be tried in Illinois, Maine, Nebraska and Tennessee, Benson said. First bids probably will be received about system succeeds in Two Kewanna crusade snapped voters out of their apathy and the issue was passed. The Champaign, 111., committee : k l j | . • won a regional award for its com-l|ylg|"l |"| JJ |* |T | prehensive study of the communi-1 ty's future educational require- 3 f^ftw 1 mer.ts and the entire school «3~V^UI program. Volusia County, Fla., won for establishment of a community junior college. A regional award also went to Ravenswood, Calif., for its study on report cards. Launch Noisy Drive on Birds StarUngs are the target of an extensive, and noisy, campaign whicn opened Monday evening. Policemen, Civil Defense volunteers and U." S. Fish and Wildlife Service representatives using noisemakers shell-crackers and Roman candles in an attempt to drive the birds from downtown roosting spot?. The 12 automatic exploders, devices using acetylene gas which cause a loud explosion at intervals, CAR HITS POLE domestic market except in an emergency.' ca.'efully restudying the whole 5. The law tfhich authorizes the question of whether local wars can exchange of surplus farm products be prevented from growing into for foreign currencies, should be global nuclear conflicts, continued until present CCC stocks On the eve of the NATO summit are sold abroad and then discon- meeting in Paris, Dulles s;aid the book listing telephone subscribers I Clarence Day, 107 Minor street, from Galveston, Walton and Young j reported-to city police Tuesday America, Nile Achey, of Onward, morning that he had struck a tele- is first again this year, and Mar-'phone pole at the northwest corner must be made more flexible to| snall zpllman, of route 1, Walton,:of B street and an alley between meet Soviet military and economic ; is at the rear - • the same' as' last We'st'Market street and West Mel- challenges in the missile'age. Dulles also told a news conference that the 15-nation alliance is tinued. character of future war is chang- fi. "We should discontinue acre- ing. For example, he said, the a,ge allotments and marketing likelihood that missiles will -De quotas as rapidly as possible." used more and more is becoming Shuman said this can be done im- a factor in the consideration of mediately in the case of corn. ' ; what a general war would mean 7. The soil ' bank program:to the world, "should be changed so tha 1 . it will | . Dulles said the Soviet Union is encourage adjustments in produc- i making moves to increase its million rather than serving as a crop itary potential and to use -sub- insurance plan," and acreage in versive economic: the soil bank should not be used throughout the world, for any farm production. warfare Dulles said the changing character of. the Soviet challenge means that NATO must be made more flexible. The Allies, he said, must be prepared more adequjitely to meet this challenge. bourne avenue. these areas, it may be expanded'were bred both in the streets and on rooftops. The shell-crackers, .12 into other states early next year, he added. WONDERFUL IDEA BRILtlON. Wis. (HP) --The .town of Brillion has given taxpayers a Christmas present. Officials said an audit showed the town treasury had so much money that no township taxes will be levied next year. gaugp shells which explode 100 to 150 yards from the ground, were fired, into flocks of starlings on the wing LAFAYETTE (UP)-Artie C. Sheets. 64, Lafayette, was killed last night when his right leg was ripped off in a three-vehicle crash on U.S. 52 near here. Injured were the driver of the other car, Richard C. Baldwin, 29, Kewanna, and his two passengers, 2 Washington Teams Win County Titles Two teams from Washington township outseored four others to win the top two prizes in the Cass county entomology contest Monday evening at the county extension' office. Winning first place by a wide margin was the team of Pennie Kinnaman and Craig White, who scored 240 points and 220 points respectively, for a total of 560. Second place was won by Nancy R'ude, with 225 poinls, and Cor.nie Shaff, with 220 for a total of 445 points. Raymond E. Weller, 34, Kewanna,' Both teams were coached by and James Miller, 32, Rochester. Fred Bowyer, and as a result of They were brought to St. Elizabeth's Hospital. Charles Myers of Lafayette, the driver of the truck escaped injury though it went out' of control and slammed broadside info a ditch. State police said Sheets was driving up Bypass Hill west of the Wabash River when he tried to pass a pickup truck traveling in the truck lane. The front and rear bumpers of the . truck and car locked. When the vehicles broke away Sheets' car spun around and skidded sideways down the blacktop highway into the path of an oncoming car. The. other car hit Sheets' automobile broadside. State police said apparently Sheets had slipped from under the steering wheel and he l/ook the William D. Fitzwater Jr.i assist-'blow on his right leg which was ant director of the U. S, Fish and Wildlife Service district, also used Roman candles sparingly in scaring the -birds off downtown buildings. 'MISTER' KRIEDEMAKI DEALS WITH VANDALS Police Chief Dishes Out'Prank for Prank' STOUGHTON, • Wis.' (UP) — A prank for a prank-is the justice meted out to teen«age v.indals by the police chief here. Chief Clifford Kriedeman r has beat the pranksters at their own game. It works so ivell, he has them calling him "mister." , It all started, says Kriedeman, when a group of boys continually since," said Kriedeman. . Kriedeman served 12 years on the force before becoming chief two years ago. He said the idea is his own. "I was just thinking about it system probably would not work [were caught throwing eggs! We too well in a large city. ' ' ""' ' " ~ L " "But here in a smaller town, they get a big audience for their punishment and that hurts a fel- and he explained. The police chief, who has been married for 20 years,, said that he had no children with whom to blocked a driveway by putting a, try out the experiment, but that bicycle rack in front of it. When!his two dogs "behave very well" they were caught, they were or-. a t his commands. ' • dared by Kriedeman to carry the- The punishment he applies is rack around town one Saturday | use d f or minor vandalism only, morning until they couldn't carry;More serious cases are -handed it any longer. jover to the juvenile officer in "That bicycle rack hasn't moved | Madison. Kriedeman said that the To take the puckish attitude out of three boys recently picked up for ringing doorbells and pounding on doors, Kriedeman ordered them to ga around to the city's 50 stores and distribute muscular dystrophy containers. Their punishment will be completed' when" 'they pick up the containers this week, said the police chief. "Last HaHoween, some boys tookt hem out to a stockpile of gravel one morning and ordered them to start throwing. After two hours, they complained that their snapped and caught in the wreckage at impact. Sheets was thrown into the back seat pulling his leg off. State police said Sheets died from shock and loss of blood. Baldwin, suffered sever chest injuries and was reported to be in •"air" condition, along with Weller who had severe facial cuts. Miller, who had a broken left hip, was reported in "good" condition. Miller and Weller were passengers in a car driven by Baldwin. Bakery Union arms were sore and they were^ FoCGS AcfJOH by sent home. It seemed to help be- 1 , _. *,,,. -~ ' . s,ent cause they haven't been in our! hair again," Kriedeman said. The city is apparently behind its police chief in his new type of campaign to curb vandalism. Its success is shown by the 50 .per cent decline in vandalism during the past few months. Kriedeman said he has received a "lot of .compliments from parents of the youths and not one complaint." heir victories they will take part n the district contest next spring. Points were awarded on the abil. ly of the contestants to identify nsects by their common names and to classify them in scientific order. In addition, a quiz on the economic importance and the control of common insects was given. Third place was won by Fred Leffel and Ed Dillman of Twelve Mile, who scored a total of 335 points. They were coached by Tom Gilliatt. Sharon Hicks and Mary lane Wade, of Royal Center, took fourth place with 325 points. Connie, Gilsinger and Christ Kist. ler, also of Royal Center, placed fifth with 280 points. Both Royal Center teams were coached by Bob Farley. Twelve Mile's second team, consisting of Terry Ulerick and Willard Abbott, finished sixth with 235 points. / Janet Willis and Marlia Zollman, both of Washington township, scored 230 points and 180 points respectively in individual competition. They were ineligible to compete as a team because their school already had the limit of two teams entered. AFL-CIO Council ATLANTIC, CITY, N.J. (UP) — The AFL-CIO Execn'ive Council said today it would expel the Bakery Workers Union this week unless it complies with AFL-CIO cleanup orders., Federation President George Meany said the AFLFCIO would, , ^ --, -- .have "no choice" but to charter that a hubcap had been stolen from a rebel Bakers' group if the ouster his car, parked in front of his WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED PITTSBURGH 'UP) — Detective George Weidl always gets his man. Weidl, 'hospitalized for a checkup, spotted a visitor pass his room Monday. He leaped out of bed and arrested William E Swindell Jr., 23, of Etna, Pa. a suspected check forger who Weidl had sought for several months. HUBCAP TAKEN E. J. Steinwedcl, 715 Spencer street, Tuesday reported to police goes through. in. I hi ome.'

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