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Six Logansport, Indiana, Fharos-Tribaw U. S. Missile Argument Becomes a Bit Muddled By LYLE C. WILSON United Press Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON (UP)— There is an Alice in Wonderland quality about the missile discussion, at least to the extent that it becomes curiouser and curiouser. Dr. Werhner Von Braun, for example, revealed under congressional questioning that orders to proceed with a major missile project had not been followed up with an allotment of money with which to get going. The proceed order came about a fortnight ago and was widely publicized. What purpose the order and the attending publicity might have had is not evident, .un- lesc it was intended to quiet the Report on Progress of Seaway MILWAUKEE (UP) — The administrator of the St. Lawrence Seaway Corp. has predicted that the American side of the project will be completed "on schedule" by July 1. Lewis G. Castle, Dululh, Minn. said that, in addition, the 14-foot depth, of the channel will be increased to 27 feet by the spring of 1959. . . , , ,, - • -, In a talk before the World Af- TS- anx.ety abou the missile f * l R Mond ni ht Castle said _ sWps have using the Canadian locks, but after July l will switch to the American side Then, he said, work on "a new nest of locks" west of Cornwall Ont., will be started. Toll rates, Castle said, will be "acceptable to users" but high enough to pay construction costs "With all these favorable fac tors and trends so plainly eviden today, no crystal balls are re quired to recognize that the St Lawrence Seaway will prove to be a great stimulus to our national economy," Castle said. WOHKRS — Wont Ad Rents Apartment To Folks 1000 Miles At Sea Mr. and Mrs. Nils Dcvrccsc, on a liner bound from Belgium 10 New York, were called by radio-telephone by friends who saw an apartment for rent ad in the Patcrson, N. ]., Morning Call chat would just suit the Dcvrecsc family. They rented the" place sight unseen. rtwll "lory "e Mmpl. M«w»J* I*»!«P .O. Box Hi. V, W. Br» W»«i«, Ifc. WINAMAC WAG program and national security. Interesting, too, was a sequence of statements made by William M. Holaday, the Pentagon missile chief. A bit more than a week ago Holaday told a New York audience that the United States could put. satellites into orbit, like a Sputnik, "whenever we want to." A New Interpretation Came last Friday and Holaday appeared before the Senate Preparedness subcommittee. Under questioning Holaday put his own interpretation on "whenever we •want to." The United States couldn't put a satellite in orbit tomorrow, for example. The missile chief said it would take time to assemble the component parts of the launching missile. It developed that the only substance behind Holaday's brave statement in New York was that there do exist at Cape Canaveral, Fla., rockets capable of putting a satellite into orbit. Holaday's testimony seemed a bit optimistic to tho questioning senators. Like the order to proceed given to Dr. Von Braun, Holaday's New York speech was part sugar pill and there is some congressional clamor now to replace him in the Expressway on the Indianapolis Deaths in News Says Farms Will Shrink In Number WASHINGTON (UP)—A panel of farm college experts said today the nation's farms will shrink in „ — _ .... _.. number and grow in size' in the I Ohio. The chain now has 21 stores By UNITED PRESS MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Jacob Kline, 73, president of a chain of Midwest department stores, died at a hospital here Sunday after a long illness. He founded Kline Brothers Co., in 1913 in Lorain, Overrule Bid By Smith, Peak For New Trial INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — Special Judge Walter Pritchard today overruled motions for a new trial of former Indiana highway chairman Virgil (Red) arr.ith and Milan attorney Robert Peak. Both were convicted about six weeks ago on charges of conspiracy to embezzle public funds in connection with the sale of two back lots along the Madison Ave. missile job. Whatever may have south-side. been the motive behind the foregoing incidents, very few if any persons would believe or suggest that there was anything other than the utmost sincerity in President Eisenhower's best-publicized pronouncement o-n the missile-satellite issue. Apprehension Not Raised He made it on Oct. 9, five days ^fter the Soviet Union launched Sputnik the first. To a news conference question, the President re- s p o n d e d that the successful launching of a Communist satellite did not raise his apprehensions "one iota" about national security. That became the administration party line, precisely followed by White House spokesmen thereafter until Oct. 16, when Vice President Richard M. Nixon warned in a San Francisco speech against a bn-sh-off of the importance to the United States of the Sputniks. "A grim and timely reminder" of the great magnitude of the Soviet Union's scientific and industrial capacity, Nixon called the Sputniks. Since wars are won or lost now largely on the muasure of scientific and industrial capacity, Nixon's warning seemed to possess a grave bearing on national security. Last week Lt. Gen. James M. Gavin, chief of Army research, gave the senators a professional soldier's judgment. He said the launching of Sputnik I was "perhaps the most significant military thing in our time." The voters will suck no sugar off of that one. They may, even, be tiring of sweets. Pritchard said he found "no reversible error as a basis for a new trial" in his study of a 42- page "motion by defense attorneys Frank Symmes and Arthur Payne. The defense cited numberous trial "errors" in its brief. The defendants, sentenced to 2-14 year prison terms but free on appeal bond, now have 90 days to lodge an appeal with the Indiana Supreme Court. years ahead. Professors from agricultural colleges in all major farmi:. 0 regions agreed on this outlook in &• discussion before an agriculture subcommittee of the Congressional Economic Committee. The shift in farm numbers and size is not likely to reduce sur- pius production, said Earl 0. Heady of Iowa State College. But the remaining farmers will operate j more efficiently and profitably, he predicted. George Montgomery of Kansas State College said the trend toward bigger farms also threatens the government's effort to control wheat production through planting allotments. With Great Plains wheat farms growing steadily larger, Montgomery said, there are indications that more farmers will choose to plant above their federal -acreage allotment and "assume the risk of a lower price." in Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Iowa and Wisconsin. NEW YORK — Dr. Earl T. Engle, 61, a leading authority on human fertility, died Tuesday in his office oE an internal hemorrhage. Engle was professor of anatomy at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons. Wednesday Evening, December 18, 1957, Set Shortage Of Earl Kieser At $300,000 INDIANAPOLIS (UP)—The Indiana State Board of Accounts late Tuesday issued its third and last report which showed that shortages charged to former Perry County Treasurer Earl Kieser amounted to more than $300,000. Kieser now is serving a 2-14 year term in Indiana State Prison for embezzlement. . Included in the latest audit was $35,715 which Kieser's office listed as delinquent state property taxes but which actually had been paid, and sale of $200 worth of intangibles tax stamps which Kieser failed to report to the State Revenue Division. Kieser was treasurer from 1949 to 1957 when auditors uncovered falsified bank records. The board's original audit showed a shortage of $235,S76, and a .second report added $15,649. That added up to a grand total of $307,440, the biggest shortage by far ever uncovered by the accounts board. About Sl'15,500 of that amount already has been recovered from bonding companies, according to WAC Pvt. Irene A. Leslin, daugh- deputy examiner Howard Swaim. ter of Mrs. Martha G. Leslin, Win- But he said no more money wouldlamac, Ind., recently completed Je recovered unless Atty. Gen.! eight weeks of basic training at 115 Attend Groin Show About 115 persons attended two! who is out terning at Community educational talks during the last; >osP' l ?t there wi not be able to day of the Cass county corn, grain, *>m them but_ will have a yaca- Hal ton will spend Christmas day in Bloomington with their son Douglass and family. Their son Richard, a Medic.sl student at the Medical Center in Indianapolis, hay and potato show Tuesday. The sessions on agricultural problems wore conducted by two Purdue University agronomists, 0. C. Lee and Lester Smith. Both speakers illustrated their talks with colored slides. Winners in the 4-H class competition were awarded premiums and ribbons by Gus W. Thias, county agriculture agent. Cash premiums were provided by the Logansport Kiwanis club. Delphi Mns. Julia Schilling has return- home from Washington D. C. lion on New Years Day week-end to spend with his parents here. John Sanderson, District Com- milteeman, presided at a Court of Honor Tuesday evening, Dec. 3, at the Scout Cabin. The candlelight ceremony was built around the Scout Badge with Mr. Sanderson lighting candles representing points of Scout Badge: duly to God with a mimile of silent prayer, duty to Country with the Pledge to the Flag, and duly to self with each Scout taking his turn to light a candle as he quoted a Scout Law. Charles Wood, III. received his Tenderfoot badge from his grand- cu. ti\jiit\^ ii uiii i) aaif ui^buii u. vji - *••• . - . - , — „ - _ after a visit there with her daugh- father. Charles A. Wood, chair- t __. _ .., i. . i i n_, _._ , -.r. «•..*,* of flio irrmrt (WmiYllLLCe. man of the troop committee. Second Class Scouting awards were presented by William Coffey, assistant Scoutmaster, to Pat ter and husband, Col. and Mrs. Roy Kessler and family. Mrs.' Pawn Moore, principal of the Rockfield school, was able to return to her teaching there Mon- Dcl'aney, Donald 'Coffey, Richard day after a week's illness with the Benefiel, Max Beard, and Brad- flu. The entire school suffered.ford Coffey. with flu and the attendance was John Sanderson then presented DEATH BLAME FIXED SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — Ralph X Frood, owner and manager of resort hotels and clubs, died Tuesday at the Southampton Hospital. SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Constance V. Holden, member of the famed D'Oyly Carte Opera Co., of England for 15 years, died Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ethel Smith. She was 97. Indiana's Corn Crop Is Above 10-Year Average Edwin Steers is successful with The 535,715 figure was determined by field examiners by sending letters to persons listed by Kieser as delinquent in paying taxes. Almost half of_ those queried replied and the tot'al they were falsely accused of owing was the amount charged to Kieser by the examiners. the Women's Army Corps Center, Fort McClellan, Ala. Private Leslin is a 1957 graduate of Winamac high school. 3 Children Die in Fire DETROIT (UP)— Three children died from a fire which broke out in a fashionable home on Detroit's Northwest Side early today. Victims of the blaze were Abraham Charles Farris Jr., 13; his sister, Jessica, 10; and a broth small. Mrs. Naomi Theophiia and Mrs. Mary Jackson were among those who substituted for her. the merit badge for Rabbit raising to Richard Benefied. Bill Delaney, Junior Assistant driven by Edward Lee Baker, 16, J. C. Updergraff, of near Deer'Scoutmaster, was recognized as Creek, trustee of Washington town-! newly achieved Star Scout, ship, suffered a heart attack Sat-1 The meeting closed with tha urday and was taken to Memorial Scoutmaster's benediction repealed in unLson by ail Scouts present. Mothers of the Scouts were present and enjoyed the ceremony. ROYALTY TO WED LUXEMBOURG (UP) - The Grand Ducal Court has formally announced the engagement of Princess Marie - Adelaide, daughter of Hie Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, to Silesian Prince Charles Joseph Henckcl of Don- r.ermarck. The announcement Tuesday did not specify a date for the wedding, but court sources said it probably would take place n the spring of 1958 in Luxem- jourg Cathedral. Princess Marie- Adelaide, 33, is the second of the «rand duchess' four daughters and .he last to marry. hospital at Lcgansporl. Mr. and Mrs. Amel Spring attended a meeting of Iheir dinner club at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Emry at Kokomo Sunday. They will be. Christmas day guests of her brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Daggett at Galveslon. Miss Elizabeth Ives of Indiana polls will spend Christmas here with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Joseph T. Iv;s. Other Christmas •day guests o!.' Mr. and Mrs. Ives will be their son Thomas Ives and Two Traffic Mishaps Investigated by Police Cars driven by Joseph Huffman, 37, of 116 Sixteenth street, and Jay Byers,. 19, of route 2, were damaged at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday at Seventh ar;d East Broadway when Huffman stopped preparatory to making a turn and was hit from. behind by Byers, according to tliej children,^Susan and Rob of Bjoom- report to Police Wednesday. Police also investigated a mishap at North Third street and Linden avenue at 8:50 p.m. Tuesday. Cars aiawCi., ijcaana. j v, auu a UL uiii t . «-,ii i i , j ri L. n er, Michael, 8 Doctors at Mounti° f ? Pollard street and Ruby R. Carmel Mercy Hospitals said ef- Q»' nn . «• °f 22 * WI ?. eaHUar - d . av " WASHINGTON (UP)—Indiana's'forts to^revive the children failed 1<957 corn crop was estimated cidental death in the case o£ a senior scientist who war killed at a British research station last (Wednesday. The jury ruled Tuesday that Douglas W'hittaker, 39, DAIRY PRODUCERS MEETING died of "primary metabolic fail- Cass county dairy producers will: ure " a fi er a fire broke out in a meet at 7:31) p.m. Thursday at the| small furnace at the Aldermaston Noble' township school. E. L. Rich- Research Laboratories, 40 miles LONDON (UP) — A coroner's i Tuesday at 262,550,000 bushels, a jury has returned a verdict of ac-1 figure 30,958,000 bushels below the 1956 crop and 23,136,000 above the 10-year average. Figures released by the Agriculture Department also showed that the Hoosier wheat estimate for 1957 is 32,360,000 bushels. That is 3,813,000 bushels below the 1956 crop and 3,137,000 bushels below the 10-year average. and they died an hour after the lire. The father, Abraham, 46, was awakened by smoke shortly after midnight. He carried one son, William, 5, downstairs but vas unable to return for the other three children because of heavy smoke. Firemen said the blaze appeared to have started in a library or liv- enue, collided when both drivers thought they had the green light and entered the intersection at the same time. MOTHER ASKS AID FORT LAUDEROALE, Fla. —A grief - stricken mother Tuesday asked federal authorities! to prosecute her 17-year-old son ington, Mrs. George Ives a:vd Mr. and Mrs. Myron Ives of Delphi. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bradshaw entertained their dinner bridge Sunday night. Roy C. Moore of East Main Street who has been ill since Thanksgiving is now able to be out. Mary L. Sharp has filed for possession and damages against I James N. Sharp in Carroll Cir' cuit court. Lewis N. Mullin is her attorney. County Supt. and Mrs. Harry Read the Classified Ads The Perfect Christmas Gift- ing room on the first floor of Ihe | for stealing $65 from a letter in two-story brick home. Fafris is her mailbox. Mrs. Louise Bragg The national figure 'for wheat the owner of a large Detroit fur- said her son, Jesse, is "incorrigi' an win give a lain un uie wuin. the National Dairymen's Asso- aiion. "there appears to be no evidence of any negligence." was 947,102.000 bushels and for corn 3,402,832,000 bushels. niture store. His wife, Mary, 45, was hospitalized. ble" and she feels legal punishment might help him. B&t§S>lJLKJ^li»o n ,/ SOAP Sample I'm*. Oo»lrwl t3. Delta. 1, Md. I UMA.CL J 513 E. Broadwa t£^.-**tt^.>i*tl*!i.>*i Itching S Ic i •* Reliava Itchy Irritotiop Post With Soothing Lano4ot«d [| OINTMINT EXCLUSIVE AT WHO? LONDON (UP)— A woman interviewed by a roving BBC television crew on a "seeing eye" program Monday night was asked who was representing Great Britain at the NATO conference in Paris. "President Eisenhower, I suppose," she said. 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