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Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, December 17, 1957
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Logan sport—Cloudy with occasional rain tonight and Wednesday. A little warmer tonight. 'Low tonight in 30s. High Wednesday i n the 40s. Sunset 4:22 p.m. Sunrise Wednesday 7:04 a.m. Low Wednesday night 35-45. Outlook for Thursday: Showers and mild, highs 45-55. PUBLIC LIBRARY YOUR HOME TQWK NEWSPAPER ) NOW IN OUR 114th YEAR HOME EDITION Founded 1844— For All »oti!ir<men«» J*hoii« 4141 LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, TUESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 17, 1957. Full-Limed t/nlled Pre»» Wlr»« Day mud NlRfct Price Per Copy, Seven Cents U.S. FIRES ATLAS MISSILE CAPEHART, HALLECK Rap Handley For GOP Split In State 75,000th PATIENT AT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LN'DxANAPOLJS (UP) — Governor Handley has been warned to stop "beating the brains out" of the Eisenhower administration in his attacks against federal control or Republicans may be beaten at the polls. Both Sen. Homer E. Capehart (R-lnd.) and Rep. Charles Halleck attacked criticism Handley has made as "embarrassing" to the Sen. Capehart Gives Warning To State Party INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — Sen Homer E. Capehart fclliiv.-ed up his blast against state criticism of the federal government !oday by warning that Governs Hand- !ey's candidacy for the U.S. Senate could "split" the Republican Party in Indiana. Capehart issued his warning 24 hours after he told .itate GOP and; GOP faction often is at odds with Eisenhower's "modern Republicanism," is a constant foe of federal aid and advocate of states' rights. Newsmen couldn't hear when national administration. They spoke during a "closed" meeting of the Republican State Committee attended by Handley and the nine Hoosier GOP Congressmen. Newsmen were asked to ibave the luncheon meeting when speech-making began. But their hosts didn't know a loudspeaker outside the room was left on. Capehart said the Indiana attacks against ' federal encroachment were "embarrassing" and should be stopped. . "We don't particularly appreciate it," Capehart said, "I don't mind telling you." He said all the federal critics are doing "when they beat the brains out of the Eisenhower administration" is to promote a Democratic victory at the polls. . Demands Equal Time Capehart noted Handley will give a television address tonight and demanded "equal time" to give the side of the "national government." Handley, whose "conservative" Congressional officials that constant attacks on federal controls may result in a Democratic victory at the polls next year. . Handley has been mentioned prominentaly for the Senate seat which Sen. William E. Jenner said he will vacate. Handley has not announced his intentions. Capehart said Handley has a "moral obligation" to serve out his term;, which has three more years to run. The veteran lawmaker charged st,ale GOP officials are using time and • money to promote Handley for 'Senator. Handley was scheduled to make a televised, 30-min- uts address tonight to report on his first year in office. O.V TV AT 8 P. M. INDIANAPOLIS (UP)—Eighteen television stations, including 0'it- lets in Louisville and Cincinnati, will carry Governor Handley's half-hour address tonight, begin- ing at 8 p.m. CST. Handley said he will use the time, paid for by the Republican State Committee, to report on his administration's accomplishments in the first year in office. Mrs. Wells Dies at 98 Mrs. Charlotte Anna Wells, one cf Cass county's oldest pioneer residents, died at 2 a.m. Tuesday at the Jones Nursing Home, where she had been a patient for the past eight years. She was 98 years old. Borr; Jan. 5. 1859, she was the daughter of William and Charlotte Rowan Frushour. She was married in 1B80 in Bethlehem township to William Wells, who died in 1946. A member of the Bethlehem Presbyterian church for many years, her late residence was on route 4. city. in "rebuttal" to spoke without a Handley rose Capehart. He microphone. Handley said later there was. 'no such thing as modern Repub-" licans or conservative Republicans —we're all Republicans." . "I felt it was my business as governor to comment on federal-' state relationships, " Handley said. He denied his remarks have been embarrassing or that the .party is 'badly split" as charged by Cape- lart. Halleck warned angrily that if Hoosiers don't stop attacking the :ederal government the President and Vice President Richard Nixon will refuse to help campaign .for them. Assails Statements Halleck assailed statements that "sojneone .is undertaking to read me out of the party." GOP State Chairman Robert Matthews has been quoted as saying there was no room in the party for "modern Republicans." HallecK refused to be called that, f sfiid he once had had to "turn clear around"—in along with the order to go President—in ig are a so route 4, and a daughter, Mrs. Francis Reese, route 4. Friends may call after 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Chase-Miller funeral home, where services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Harry Campbell will officiate. Burial will be in Bethel cemetery. making a speech in favor of a housing project he opposed. If Republicans lose because of bickering, the Democrats—"the radicals"—will take over, Halleck said. Matthews said "nobody has ever read anybody out of the party." Handley said Halleck was "assured during the meeting nobody would be. Capehart is scheduled for a TV speech Wednesday night, but he said it will be limited to his recent trip to Russia. Echo Sentiments Matthew said there was no plan to"give Capehart his "equal time." Some of the nine Congressmen who spoke at the meeting echoed NATO Planning Cautious Talks With Russians Also Consider U.S. Nuclear Weapons To Bolster Alliance PARIS (U'P)—The NATO powers were reported today preparing a Predict High Temperatures Next 30 Days WASHINGTON CUP) — The Weather Bureau predicts, tempera- lures will be higher than normal for the next month over mo.it of the nation east of the Rockies. In its 30-day forecast, it said that the weather west of the Rock- ies should be generally colder. The bureau also said snow and rain were 1 expected to be above normal west of the Rockies and two-way program that calls for; over tne norl h ern third of the na- cautious new talks with the Soviet; y on . Union and a reinforcement of the | Atlantic alliance wilh missiles and! other modern weapons. ' j High diplomatic ,s o u r c e s disclosed that agreement was ear on a program under which NATO iwill: —Sound out the Russians through diplomatic channels on whether they, are prepared to make a deal with the West as Premier Nikolai Bulganin hinted in his recent flurry o_f notes to Western leaders. Patricia Ann Johnson, 17, above, became the 75,000th patient to be admitted to Memorial hospital after she became 111 at Camden high school Monday. The 50,000th patient at the hospital also was a Camden resident, Charles C. Bryan. He was admitted March 5. 1951. Leonard D. Fiedler, route 1, Burncttsville, was the hospital's 25,000th patient, having been admitted Jan. 18, 194S. The first patient was admitted to Memorial on May 14,1925. longcliff Christmas Party Sponsors Named The majority of the groups ivhich have volunteered to sponsor the annual ward Christmas parties for patients at the Logansport state hospital next Sunday afternoon are from Cass county, it was revealed Tuesday when the complete list of sponsors was announced by Mrs. Everett Smith. As in previous years, the R-B-M 4-H Awards Presented at Annual Fete Awards to Cass county 4-H Junior Leaders and club members were presented Monday night at a dinner program ( in the Ninth street Christian church. About 110 4-H members were honored for their ' work and achievements in club projects during the year.. Junior Leader pins and guards were given to members completing their first, second, third, fourth or fifth year of work. Other honors were given for manufacturing company leads the list by sponsoring parties on , all lour of the wards for tubercular patients. A group of ladies from the R-B-M also is sponsoring a party on another ward. Other sponsors of parties from Cass county are the Friendly Circle class of the Baptist Temple, the Logansport Lions club, Beta Sigma Phi sorority, the Salva- lion Army, the Cass county Rural Youth, the Main street Methodist church, church, the the Lucerne Baptist Christian Christian church of Royal Center, the Deacon Grange, the Miami township Home Economics club, the Helm street Church of God, the Noble township Home Economics club, the Harrison township Home Economics club, the Adams township Home. Economics club, and the ladies of the Market street Methodist church. Sponsors from Carroll county in- elude the Delphi Lions cljb, Delphi American Legion, Psi Iota Xi —Slen up the alliance's defensive might with the'latest weap- Hail Success Of ICBM in Third Attempt Best Prospect For Launching Earth Satellite LONDON (UP)-Sucecssfu! firing of the Atlas missile sent a wave of cheer through Europe tonight and gave the United States its strongest card .to date for a new rocket defense accord at the Paris NATO summit conference. James Finds Pair Breaking Into Station John James, proprietor of a service station at the southwest edge of Logansport on U.. S. highway "*':***" °ff to.a successful CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (UP) —A massive Atlas intercontinental ballistics missile— a prospect for the launching later of a U.S. earth satellite — blasted off from the Florida beach today and lumbered slowly skyward into a cloud bank. It was the third attempt to get 25, caught two Howard county ons, including a stockpile of U.S.-i youths in the act of breaking into work in achievement, clothing,' of Flora, Delphi Tri Kappas, Clay electricity, food preparation, gar-1 township Home Economies club, dens, health, meat animals, trac-, Psi Iota Xi of Delphi, Carroll coun- tor maintenance, toys, 4-H ag., citizenship, dairy, entomology, forestry, home economics, leadership, poultry, Vublie speaking, baking, Hunting Licenses On Sale Wednesday The sale of 1958 hunting and fishing licenses will open Wednesday in the office of County Clerk Elizabeth Bicker, it was announced Tuesday. Those who desire to obta n the licenses at one of. the various dealers who handle them must wait until later. The dealers are now required to be bonded and the bonding formalities have not yet been completed. Classified Ad Brings 25 Calls . Employers: Through the classified section of the Pharos- Tribune and Press you can find help for your business, full or part time. This help wanted ad brought 23 calls for the position. WANTED—Middle aged woman for extra work in kitchen, xxxx Dial 4141 and in no time you will, have help to fill that vacancy in your business. plea for "I don't believe that two Republican parties can beat one Democratic party," said Rep. William Bray, • . Capehart said "there's a man in the room who is going to be elected to the Senate in November." He referred to Handley, who said later he is still undecided about seek'ng the nomination for Sen. William Jenner's seat. "The only thing wrong with the Republican Party in Indiana," Capehart said, "is that we're a divide* party—split right down the middle." "That's my message," he said. "You can hate me for it if you want to. Get made at me—I don't give a darn." Said Halleck: "I suppose .everything will leak out of this meeting. It always has when three people get together." food preservation, field crops, -frozen foods, home improvement, safety, soil and water conservation and books. Key awards for outstanding achievements were given to Lloyd Hardy, Robert Rudicel, LeAnn Shafer, Alan Miller and Judy Lind. Bonnie Berlet won a medal for her champion steer. Other medals were given to John Wilson, for his champion hog, and to Larry Long for his champion sheep. Dorothy Hardy, a former Jeffer-j son township 4-H member, who is j now a senior at Purdue University, spoke or. 1 her recent trips to Camp Minnewaka, Wis., and St. Louis. The program was sponsored by the Cass county Farm Bureau Coop, Logansport Kiwanis club agricultural committee. Cities Service, Indiana Electric Association and REMC. - ty Rural-Youth, Delta Theta Chi of Flora, the Delphi Christian church, and the Camden church. Other sponsors are: Tippecanoe county Association for Mental Health, Frankfort Tri Kappas, Xi Alpha Lambda chapter of Peru, the Howard county Association for Mental Health, and an independent group from Lafayette. The gifts which have been collected in the various counties, served by the local state hospital will be distributed to the patients at these ward parties. Yule Lighting Prizes Listed Announce Area For Competition Seven prizes which will be awarded in the annual Junior Chamber of .Commerce Christmas lighting contest have.been announced. It has been revealed that anyone living within three miles of .the city limits, is eligible to compete. Three prizes will be given, in the house • and lawn division, of the event, while two prizes will be presented in each of. the other two classifications, window and entryway. • • ' Prizes in the house and lawn division will be a high-fidelity console model phonograph in a limed oak finish, an automatic toaster, and a desk pen serr First prize in each of the other two divisions will be an electric hand mixer. Second place in the window division will be an electric skillet, while a steam iron will go to the second place finisher in the entryway class. There is no charge for entering the contest, open to Logansport residents and those living withja three miles of the city limits. Judging will be done on the basis of originality and ingenuity, and not upon the cost of the decorations. supplied nuclear we'apons and the establishment of missile bases in Europe. , Reaffirm Disarmament Policy The disclosure followed a meeting of the 15 nations' foreign ministers this morning and separate private talks President .(Sisenliow- er had with Italian Pren.ier Adone Zoli and West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer. The sources said the foreign ministers, reaffirmed NATO's previous policy on Germany and disarmament. This calls for a four- power agreement on Germai. reunification in freedom and peace by way of free elections. It also supports the Western disarmament proposals made during the United Nations subcommittee talks in London. • On the Middle East situation, the foreign ministers of Turkey, Greece and Great Britain were among the speakers. The foreign ministers' session agreed that while'the Middle East is outside the NATO orbit, the alliance still should feel "responsible' for it by at least aiding middle east countries economically. Both Zoli and Adenauer said their discussio/is with the President were most cordial. Deny Missile Rift The aged West German- leader told the United Press afterwards that "There is complete agreement between the United States and Germany on this conference." His chief press spokesman, Felix von Eckhardt, said this agreement included the troublesome is- $1,700 to Go In Seal Sale More than $4,800..has been col lected by the'Cass county Tuberculosis Association in their Christmas Seal sale, according to Mrs. Ramon Simpson, general .chair- lis station when he went to work early Tuesday morning. James said he was unable to sleep so he went to the station at 5 a.m. As he drove up he noticed a car with' Howard county license plates and two youths prying on the back door of the station with a pry. bar. When they saw him the youths dropped the pry bar, jumped in their car and drove away with their lights off. James pursued the other car as far as the Cicott street bridge, where the driver finally turned flight and this time it appeared to have been a success.- After emerging from heavy clouds the Alias, a thing of impressive beauty, zoomed into the blue "nigh in the sun-kissed skies. The 90-foot Atlas, trailing a tni! of orange flame, was clearly visible to beach observers long after it broke from its earthly confines, seemingly with reluctance in its slow departure, and departed on its course down the Atlantic tracking range. There was no earth satellite 'in this missile, which still is being tested purely as a military move. But the possibility arose that the Atlas, with a range believed to be his lights on and the filling sta- \ around 5.000 miles, may be con- lion proprietor was able to read; verted for carrying a U.S. moon the-number on the license plate. "" ~ He then notified city police, who in turn called the sheriff's department since the filling station is outside the city limits. A. check with Kokomo police brought toe information lhat the youth who owns the car has a previous police record. James said the youths who ran from the station were between 17 and 19 years of age. One was about 5 feet, 9 inches and the other about 6 feet in-height. They weighed between 145 and 160 pounds. He found that they had slashed the rear 'screen door in order to open it so they could pry on the door. It was the second time burglars had visited the James service station in 48 hours. Three local youths admitted breaking into it at the same hour Sunday morning. Local police were investigating the possibility that the youths who POSTPONE HEARING DATE INDIANAPOLIS (UP)—The Indiana Public Service Commission voted today to postpone a hearing date on a petition for a water ite increase for the City of Seymour. 'Haven't Felt Better In Long Time'—Ike PARIS (UP)—President Eisen- ous. His speech was like a talk hower said today he felt better to the troops, friendly and home- than he had "in a lon^,, long time." spun and with none of the solemni- The President made the com-ty reserved for state occasions, ment on a visit to his old com- However,, his manner was serious, mand at Supreme Headquarters He told a group of SKAPo of- Allied Powers in Europe at Lou- ficers and their families, I veciennes - haven't felt better in a long,, long He appeared in good shape and time .than I have _ this morning, good spirits despite his cancella-seeing you people." tion of -Monday night's NATO din- His physician, Maj. Gen. How- ner because of fatigue. a.rd McC. Snyder, told reporters His complexion was ruddy with he thought the President today the wind and his step was vigor-was in "pretty good shape. $1,212 Given To Special School Fund Local organizations have donated $1,212.50 to the Special Education Equipment fund, it was announced Monday. The funds, will be'used to help pay for equipment in the Special Education building • which will house classes for physically handicapped and mentally . retarded children. Classes in the new building are expected to begin next semester Organizations which have donat ed to the fund are: rope. Eckhardt also flatly denied reports that Adenauer \ -as leading a "revolt" against the United States on the missiles issue. "There .is . no such rift," Eckhardt said" U.S. and British delegation spokesmen, joined in this denial. However, there was no denying the fact that Britain, Canada, Denmark, Belgium, Norway and' West Germany called in varying degrees in opening remarks Monday for further exploratio.. c' Soviet intentions in Moscow's latest peace bids to the West. Several of them also urged a delay in setting up missile bases in Western Europe. Eckhardt said there was no • j i. i «... «„„ i question of Germany "going it Mrs. Simpson said about $3,000 alone ,, in contacting Moscow on of the total is from city residents, with the rest coming from the county. Harrison and Washington sue of U.S. missile bases m Eu-: ^. ere seen trying to burg i ar j ze the service station Tuesday morning were the same ones who burglarized the Spiegel catalog store. Appropriation Hearings Held •Requests of five lownships of Cass county, for additional appropriations for the remainder of the year were approved by Herbert Holmes, representative of the state board o.f tax commissioners, following hearings in the office of County Auditor Richard Gohl Tuesday morning. The amounts approved for the five townships were: Deer Creek, , „ , . -„ .. „ ,*l,83o; Washington, $2,460; Bethle- the Bulganin notes. He said _Hie ; i hem> S2|570 . Boone, $320;.and Har- fact was that Adenauer and Cec retary of State John Foster Dulles townships lead • others in dona- agreedu on lhe - treatment of these tions she said. Mrs. Simpson has hopes of reaching the $6,500 goal by the first of the year. Rain Today in Most of Indiana By UNITED PRESS The weatherman dished up rain for Indiana today and indications letters on Saturday when they first conferred for about two hours. Adenauer's presentation of the German suggestions in his speech Monday already was part of the NATO consultation. However, diplomatic sources said the two-way program now shaping up was summarized, by British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan Monday. At that time rison, 83,190. Holmes cut $5 off the requests for $125 additional for the salaries of the Boone and Harrison should other missiles prove incapable of orbiting a Satellite. J.R. Dempsey, manager of the astronautics division of Convair, makers of the Atlas, said In Washington he believes the missile could put, a hah" ton satellite into orbit in a year after getting a government go-ahead. Dempsey said he expects Con- vair to get a satellite order soon. The Atlas was glearr.in.' white just before it was triggered. It stood on its pad with its blunt nose skyward, waiting for the firing button to be pressed in a thick concrete blockhouse nearby. When the button was pushed,, a huge cloud of gray smoke rose up around the slim, blunt-nosed giant' and it looked for a few seconds as if the "bird" had exploded on its pad. But the missile then thrust out its orange tail of flame from beneath it and rose slowly skyward. Air Force Plans WASHINGTON (UP (-Secretary of Air James H. Douglas said today the Air Force expects to have an operational intercontinental ballistic missile within two years. Douglas said the Air Force will have an operational unit of intermediate range missiles by December, 1958. "I hope it will not be a year after that date" when the -ICBM will be in operation, Douglas told the Senate Preparedness subcommittee. Douglas also said the United States has a rocket engine, supplemented by a second stage booster, strong enough to put a 1,000-pound eartii satellite into orbit. However, he admitted urjder questioning, the only tests so far have not been successful. In an opening statement to the subcommittee, the Douglas said it is important that the Strategic Air Command be strengthened while trustees and he cut $2,295 off thej lhe ^^ m is perfecting its missile tuition fund request in Harrison veapons O f tomorrow and aims at township when the trustee report- - ed lhat he would not need that mush of the additional appropriation after all. On'.y S550 was allowed from the tuition fund- for pay of teachers in addition'to that already appropriated. were more for Wednesday. Temperatures, meanwhile, continued their above-normal course with predicted afternoon highs ranging from the low 40s north-to near 50 in the southern portion. Evansville reported a high of. 55 Monday and South Bend'had an ondeck 5 he saidT "In Sir' Winston Chur- Hearings also were held during on deck . . _ ^ mornin Qn Jetfers<)n and No . iley." We shall not parley successfully unless we arm effectively." In effect the West's leaders feel they must go ahead with strengthening their military position in order to talk peace with Moscow on a plane of equality. Bakers. Specialty and Supply i overnight low of 29. company, S50I); Associate chapter! Terre-Haute reported about half of Tri Kappa sorority, $312.50; Sig-l an inch of rain in the 24-hour ma Phi Gamma sorority, $200; Carpenters Union No. 2050, $100; Business and Professional Women's club, $100 period ending at 7 a.m. Tonight's lows were expected around 32—freezing—in the northern portion and Wednesday's maximum may again reach the 50s. Bulletin LAKELAND, Fla. % (UP) — An embargo on Florida fruit was extended today until Dec. 30' and ' . ,- • _ i O11ICJUO J.11C LTUlCdU OOlM.ll- 1TUU1U. Gov. Le Roy Collins said the dam- | ask ^ ] € gi s]a |. ure to out]a , v the age from last week's freeze may j hanging-of "good luck toys".which BO '.TIES MUST GO NEW YORK (UP)—The state bureau of motor vehicles Monday opened a campaign against the hanging of baby booties and; other toys in front of automobile windshields The bureau said.it would reach 100 million dollars. limit motorists' vision. morning Qn Jetfers<)n and No i,] e .township requests but they were carried over to the afternoon. Other afternoon hearings scheduled were those of Adams and Tipton townships, Logansport civil city and the Logansport school city. he conquest of space "the day after tomorrow." He said SAC must be put on a iroadened alert, lhat the tankers ivhich fuel its bombers in flight must be "deployed more efficient- and that "we must further disperse SAC's strike units." NEAR RECORD 114,840 Cancellations in One Day at Post Office Cancellations at the Logansport post-office came close to setting a new record Monday, when 114,840 letters were handled during the 24- hour period. Postmaster Sylvester Kelly said the record was set last Dec. 17 when 115,792 pieces of mail passed through the post officer.. Kelly said windows at the post office will b'e open until 6 p.m Tuesday and Wednesday, and unti 8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday aw Saturday. He urged mailers to help spee< delivery by making sure that let ters were properly -addressed, and that zone numbers are included on mail to larger cities. City to Change Travel On South Pearl Street To Northbound Only Traffic on South Pearl street bo- ween East Market and East Broadway will be •. changed from one-way southbound to one-way northbound, or from Market to Broadway, probably this week, according to city police. Meters will be moved from the west lo the ea# side of the street when the change.U made, possibly Wednesday. SPEAKER AT BUREAU MEET George Metz will be principal speaker at a meeting of the Tipton Township Farm Bureau tonight at 7:30 at the Walton Grade school.

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