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"A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE THE LOGANSPORT PHAROS-TRIBUNE A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE Oklahoma Sees That Its Orphans Enjoy Christmas a card with a ch ild's| A bearing name. Mrs. Fountain said tlic list of orphans is growing shorter through the years, "possibly because of, belter limes," but she doesn't be-j utomation Is Called Necessity CHICAGO—Automation will become a necessity to meet a rela- OKLAHOMA CITY-State high-'sa, who replaced the late W. G. iil^he'sant a'cl au^ Commission I tive dec!ine in thc labor force anl - •-' -• - •- ^mimiioMuu j ' way department trucks play the Skelly, oil company president, part of Santa's reindeei in Okla-j The orphans begin writing let- ho.ma, the only state that has made.ters to Santa early in thc fall. They it official business to see that its. are given a list of more than 250 orphans are Christmas. That goal remembered on types of gifts from which they select three in order of preference, accomplished It the child expresses a wish for is through the work of the Claus Commission, created 20 years ago by the legislature to make sure no orphan in a state or privately operated institution would to rock 'n' roll records and model will ever be dissolved. "As long as I'm around and able to do the job we'll keep on giving the orphans a nice Christmas," she said. an item not otl lnc " sl> Mrs - Foun-i World. It was introduced to Eur- laiii does her best to find it. -°l> e by returning Spanish settlers This year the choices have runl and first appeared on the menu of an English Christmas banquet in 1524. ,Soiilh Carolina's . Poinsett Stale be left out on Christmas morning, i airplanes and boats, she said. Sur- Each of the 2,500 orphans is as- prisingiy enough, there wasn't a sured of a gift he or she has ask- flurry of demands for space toys. ed for, as well as the traditional Delivered By Trucks ln"T , ,- j • Cl , candy, fruit and nuts. • , Mrs. Fountain gets plenty ot a- f ark was "amed, died m State- Behind the unique project is a musing requests, along with some I ar f. nc °! Ul ? pa ,'7, a , ' s D " necl bustling, child-loving woman, Mrs. pathetic ones. One boy listed a box!" 1 '"» Church or the Holy Cross Jessie Fountain. She's commonly of chocolates for each of his three Cemetery in that community. known as "Mrs. Santa Claus." As choices. Another wanted a radio executive secretary of the commis- amateur's handbook and a bottle sion. it's her job to do the shop- of shaving lotion. ping for the orphans. ! Girls still like dolls, Mrs. Foun- Leltors To Santa ! tain said, but many ask for mate- The legislature gives her S2,500 'rial to make clothing and can-can to spend, and the remaining $5.000 petticoats. necessary to finance the project Mrs. Fountain said she starts in comes from contributions. to work thc day after Christmas to Members of the commission put line up merchandise for the fol- up much of the money. By design, lowing year. By early autumn, she they are all w.ealthy men who con- is in full stride. sider it a privilege to serve on the; All packages are wrapped in commission. [bright paper and ribbon and are The present commissioners are ready to go by Dec. 17. They are Forrest E. Harper, an Oklahoma taken to the 24 institutions in state City oilman who has served since highway department trucks and the 1940's; L. B. Cimmons, an-.the gifts are placed under Christ- other oilman from Duncan; and the ; mas frees. newest member., Sam E. Avey, On Christmas morning, a Santa sportsman-philanthorpist from Tul- Claus hands out the presents, each larger national output, according to Dr. John T. Rettaliata, president of Illinois Institute of Technology. Rellaliala told the Midwest Conference on Quality Control (hat automation "can, and almost always does, yield a better quality of manufactured product or processed item." "The combination of these characteristics leads to a more favorable relationship between quality and costs from the consumer's Joal Roberts P.oinseil, for whom .standpoint, which improves profit TURKEY TREAT Turkey is native to the New and at the same time advances the finished product in consumer hands. "The huge investment in an automated production line requires that all phases of the business- raw material pocurrerner.t, manufacture, warehousing, sales and distribution—be scheduled for the most effective and economic use of the production facility," Rettaliata said. IRON ANNIVERSARY •DUUJTH, Minn. — The iron ore mining industry of Minnesota is observing the 50th anniversary ot benefication this year. Benefica- tion is the method by which low grade ore are treated to upgrade them. The anniversary is significant because 50 years ago the in- standard of living," he said. j dustry foresaw the 'time when the But he added that the entire future of Minnesota iron mininr process should be geared to automation from raw material to the would depend on the processing of low grade ores. DR. W. RAY DA VIS Your Chiropractor for 26 year, wishes a MtRRY CHRISTMAS . eftcst to tvtiLjoiif! FRED C. KROFT District Manager of Jefferson National Life Insurance Co. brightly as the Star of Bethlehem shone in the heavens on the night that He was i born, so may tfae joy of Christmas shine in your heart and bring you happiness and peace. I ,P~*,,jAfc*fe ; ' ' ,«- , *ij£~' • •'••** '.la&s^fe '- • C^\"+ f ft *~TOM S ~r± AND EMPLOYEES 408 Broadway This School Bus Has an Elevator SAN LORENZO, Calif—The San Lorenzo School District has placed in operation^ a specially equipped bus believed to be unique in school transportation. It has an elevator. School officials said the $14,000 bus was the brain child of driver Tommy Stokes. It is used.to carry crippled children from several Alameda County communities lo San Lorenzo's Handicapped School. is entirely enclosed within the bui. The vehicle is equipped with | floor atlachements to which wheel Stokes said he got the idea for chairs may be anchored. It has in- the elevator after having to lift the handicapped children in and out of; the bus. ' Unique features of the lift dividual seat belts for each child. elude a safety gate to protect the chiilren's feet while it is in mo- The number of working women in- has risen nearly one million annually during the past five years, with women now making up one- lion.-The battery-operated elevator!third the nation's working force. GMT best -wishes to owe and aH for a very •merry Christmas? Logansport Chamber of Commerce MERRY CHRISTMAS It Is our pleasure to serve you good people of Logansport and community. We strive ever to do so courteously anil efficiently. Logansport Bus, Inc. AND ALL EMPLOYEES Qft-reptoted bi Jj ow Christmas wish to you; An abundance of good cheer Jo last the \vhok year thru. Ottinger MACHINE SHOP E. L. OTTINGEE and All Employee* K. L, K. Manufacturing Co., Inc. and All Employees The brightest fight o f the Christmos season is the opportunity to express our thanks for your confidence and loyalty and to wish to each of you the many [oyt of a Merry, Merry Christmas .. .