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THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE PROGRAM FOB IOGANSPOCT 1. An Adaquoto Civic Canter \ 2. An Adequate Sewage Diipowl Syttam 3. Sufficient Parking FadlHiu BLACK HOLE OF CALCUTTA FROM OTHER PAPERS— Inspiring Example • In an era characterized by a tendency on the part of individuals to look beyond themselves, oftentimes to government, for assistance in one form or another it is exhilarating to find people leaning in the other direction.- Thus a story in the sports section of The Tribune recently concerning the activities of the Maxinkuckee Fish and Game Club in neighboring Marshall County was inspiring. It tends "to bolster faith in the individual American's resourcefulness and willingness to work out personal and community problems if given a chance to exercise private initiative. It was a story about a group of conservation-minded people in and about Culver who held the view that a run-down and virtually abandoned state fish hatchery should be re-vitalized and that the job could be done best by private management. So motivated, the club members, instead of asking the state to pour more money into the going-to-seed hatchery, asked the state to let. them take it oyer on a lease basis. The club pays the state. What has happened since the club became manager of the hatchery is an illustration of what people can do for themselves when self-reliance is encouraged. Shortly the club will be placing an estimated 200,000 fish in Lake Maxinkuckee. While there is some difference of opinion as to the necessity of large- scale stocking of lakes with natural breeding spots, the club is convinced of the soundness of its program. But that is, not the basic point we are making here. What is of vital importance is the excellent example set by this group of conservationists who felt that it was improper to ask the state to do something which the people in the Culver community could do as well, or better. The work of 'such organizations is important, not only for their direct contributions in the area of conservation but for the inspirational influence. (South Bend Tribune) No Checkoff for Sheep The American'Farm Bureau Federation has taken a stand in opposition to a compulsory check-off of money from the sale of wool and lambs through the Department of Agriculture. This seems to be in keeping with the Farm Bureau's position regarding free choice, and is a sound attitude. Present law permits the Secretary of Agriculture to deduct money to promote the sale of wool and lambs in this country through the American Sheep Producers Council. In three years, the deductions have totaled more than eight million dollars while the price of wooi has gone down and Americans have eaten less lamb. There is the further fact that only 15 per cent of the sheep growers voted for the check-off in a referendum back in 1955. Checking off money to promote wool and lamb is no better than checking off union dues. If the sheep- men want to sell their product to the American public, they should do it of their own volition through a private organization rather than through the use of a government agency. The present check-off takes both money and choice away from the individual farmer. It would be in the best interest of all Hoosier sheep farmers to turn out during the month of September and vote against a continuation of this check-off. They'll get more for their lamb and wool, and they'll get back the freedom to decide how to spend their money on advertising. A "No" vote in this referendum should be attractive to many farmers, and as many as possible should vote. (Muncie Star) In the Past One Year Ago The last of the fall Logansport tax statements have been mailed, according to County Treasurer Clarence Settlemyre. Ten Years Ago Approximately 2,000 persons attended the annual Barber Shop Quartet show in the Berry Bowl. Rev. M. L. Robinson, president of the Cass- Logansport Ministerial Association, revealed the standing committees for the year today. Twenfy Years Ago Eggs were 15 cents a dozen today. The final coat of asphalt was applied to Broadway from Third to Seventh streets and from Sixth to Market. DREW PEARSON Merry-Go-Round WASHINGTON.—Harry Truman has made some interesting criticism of the Khrushchev - Eisenhower exchange visits. While he thinks it's a good thing for Khrushchev to come to the USA, he doesn't think it's a good thing for President Eisenhower to go to the USSR. I don't like to be in disagreement with my old friend. Mr. Truman — though he has disagreed with me vigorously and perhaps justifiably before — but I think he's wrong in opposing Ike's trip to Russia. Here is the reason why: In dealing with an autocracy, the only safeguard you have as a checkrein on its rulers is friendship of its people. In the United States there is a Congress, the press, and the churches, which can and do checkrein the White House. War is not easy for a President to declare in the United States with these forces against him. But in a country like Russia, Khrushchev may be running things one day and somebody else the next. So, the only real safeguard is to convince the Russian people that the United States is a peace-loving, friendly nation. This is why I think Eisenhower's trip to Russia is more important than Khrushchev's trip to the United States. For Mr. Eisenhower, when he gets away from his big business golfing parfners, can be a very appealing, down-to- earth human being. He registers with crowds. People instinctively like him. And since the Russian people are sure to like him, his trip should be a very important step in cementing people-to-people friendship. Ike Changed His Policy Just 11 years ago, May 1948, I was sitting beside General Eisenhower at a luncheon in New York. He was then President of Columbia University, and seemed as much concerned about the state of the world as when he had been Chief of Staff in Washington. I suggested to him that the only way to make sure of peace with Russia was to break down the Iron Curtain — then completely rigid—and win over the Russian people. The friendship train, organized with the aid of the American Railroads, and to which millions of Americans spontaneously contributed, had just made a successful tour through Western Europe, and I suggested that if a similar train were sent towards Moscow, the Kremlin might have trouble stopping it at the edge of the Iron Curtain. General Eisenhower wasn't enthusiastic. However, we all change, and as President he has adopted the idea of people-to-people friendship, Eisenhower, however, has not changed as much as the Kremlin. In three short years, the Iron Curtain has virtually disappeared. The strict barrier erected by Stalin to keep the Russian people from knowing outsiders and the benefits of Western civilization, has evaporated in a steady stream of visits between scientists, businessmen, sports teams, orchestras, cultural groups. Governors, and now the leaders of the two nations. When you compare this with the blunt, brutal aloofness of Stalin's day, of when you recall the screams of protest that went up from behind the Iron Curtain when we floated friendship-freedom balloons across the Iron Curtain to emphasize that the Kremlin was afraid to let the people on its side get acquainted with people o'n the Western side —in view of all this, the change is nothing less than a political miracle. Capitalism In Moscow Part of this people-to-people exchange-has been arranged by the State Department direct with Moscow. Part, however, has come about purely through the capitalist system which the Communists abhor—at least in theory When Sol Hurok and Robert bowling brought the Bolshoi Ballet, the Moiseyev dancers, Sara Douluk- haniva, the Soviet soprano, or the Russian Festival to the U.S.A., the engagements were booked on a pure profit-taking capitalistic basis. There are now 1,407 life insurance companies in the United States, an increase of -81 in the past 12 months. LAFF-A-DAY Fiftv Years Ago Donald Corriden. son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Corriden, suffered burns on his legs tot'ay when carbolic acid was splashed on them. Advice for First Day Of School Stanley, aged six, almost, was delighted to think he was big enough to go to school so his mother thought he would be no problem at all. She took him to the classroom where most of the beginners were already seated, introduced him to the pleasant gray-haired teacher and prepared to leave. "Wow-owow," howled Stanley, clutching her dress. "I wanna go home, I wanna go home." Mother soothed him, pointed out how happy the other children were and what a nice time he would have but no, "I wanna go home--" "If you will just leave him here and silp out and go home, he will soon settle down. The other children will help him," said the teacher. But Stanley clung and his mother said, "I'll stay with him for a while." "Better not." said the teacher. "You will only prolong the trouble." The teacher was right but mother, distressed, could not believe that her weeping frightened child would change his attitude and stayed in the room, sitting beside him on a chair built for a • six year old child. It did no good. The moment she made a- movement to leave he clutched her again and screamed loudly, and each time his protests were more strenuous until his mother gave in and took him home. "Don't do that," said the teacher. "He ' will be worse tomorrow. Let him stay and he will get over this once you actually go." But mother could not believe that and . went her way with the now beam' ing Stanley. This went on for a week and finally mother was w r eary and said, "I think he is not ready for school yet. We will wait a term." "But he is ready now," said the teacher, "and if he does not start now he loses months of schooling and he will find it much harder to learn to read if his learning time passes without his making use of it." But Stanley went home. Each term there is always one such child. Fear overtakes him when he faces the reality of his cherished dream, his first day in school among the big children. The only thing to do is to leave him with the teacher and the other children and go home. We found that after the first few minutes he, with the help of a sympathetic, assured child, settled down and went to work. If he was taken home the first day we rarely managed to hold him afterward and he lost the term. It is well to acquaint a new scholar with the appearance of the school, the classrooms, playground and equipment the term before he enters. Familiarity destroys fear. * * * Angelo Patri offers readers leaflets on m a variety of subjects «on- ceming child training. If you Reviews Of TV Shows Friday Evening, September H, 1S59 By FRED DANZIG NEW YORK (UPI) - The new NBC-TV mystery series, Staccato, arrived Thursday night and promptly hit a clinker — fortissimo. For one thing, there is a disturbing degree of the Peter Gunn- Richard Diamond influence here and while imitation may be equat- with flattery, it doesn't indicate quality, necessarily. Johnny Staccato, portrayed by John Cassvetes, is one of the wonders of this age: A. part-time jazz pianist in a Greenwich Village joint who can walk off the bandstand to become a part-time private eye. I assume Staccato is given a sideline so that he can be a boy in a trade where leggy, legato blondes and violence are obligalff for TV purposes. (Musicians, after all, never lead adven- turuous lives.) Thursday night, Staccato was called away from a jam session to help a singer, male, out of trouble. The singer was paying blackmail to keep a scandal magazine from revealing his past. Unfortunately, the singer's past indiscretion was not given to the audience. Staccato met the singer in a steam room and the singer was thereupon stabbed in the> back by the magazine publisher's strongarm guy. Is it rude at this point to wonder about the role of the lawyer and police department in such cases? Anyhow, Staccato presses forward, rifles the magazine files, encounters the publisher and the knifer outside the office. He hops into a truck and crushes the knif- er against a wall. Then he hops out of the truck and kills the publisher in a showdown gunfight. The singer recovers and Staccato has solved the problem. I hope all private eyes — especially the full-time, non-musicians among them — don't operate the way Staccato does. He's such a bungler that I wouldn't even trust his piano playing. WALTER WINCHELL Broadway and Elsewhere The Channel Swim: Frank Sinatra has announced that Elvis Presley will be the special guest star on Sinatra's' ABC-TV special scheduled for "early May, i960." Theme of the show: "Sinatra's welcome home TV party for Elvis." Of course, Frankie and Our Leader will blend voices in some duets. The upcoming British general elections have disrupted plans by CBS-TV's Person-To-Person to present taped interviews with Brigitte Bardot. Sophia Loren, Gina LoIJobrigida and Yul Brynner. Britain's Granada network, which was to have taped the segments in Paris and Rome, advised P-To-P that all its taping equipment is being "preempted" for campaign coverage. As a result, P-To-P. with Charles Collingwood as host, will continue visiting stateside hearthsides until Granada, or CBS-TV, comes to the rescue. The program's fall debut has been postponed from Friday, Oct. 2 to Oct. 16 as a result of the snafu. The 90 - minute special on CBS-TV set for Thursday, Oct. 22 will fetisre Greer Garson as hostess and a cast that includes Martha Raye, Peter Lind Hayes and Mary Healy, Mike Nichols and Elaine May, Walter Slezak and John Bubbles. Christopher Plummer will be co-starred again with Julie Harris in the. Hall of Fame production of Ibesn's, "A Doll's House," on NBC-TV Sunday, Nov. 15. The Bell Telephone Hour on NBC-TV Friday, Nov. 20 will be an all-Gershwin show, possibly headed by Ella Fitzgerald. QUAKE STIRS CLOCK HYATTVTLLE, Wyo. (UPI) Owners of the Paintrock Bar said today their huge 30-day wall clock, which quit running 1952 and defied all efforts to get it going again, resumed keeping perfect time the night of Aug. 17 at 11:40 p.m. That was the night the Yellowstone Park earthquarke was recorded in Hyattville. U.S. TOURISTS INCREASE MOSCOW (UPI) - More American tourists visited the Soviet Union in seven months of this yea r than in all of 1958, the government newspaper fzvestia reported Wednesday. Izvestia said 6,300 Americans toured the Soviet in the last seven months as compared to a total of 5,000 for 1958. would like to have his leaflet P-21, "How to Talk to the Baby," send 10 cents in coin to him, c/o this paper, P. 0. Box 99, Station G, New York, 19, N. Y. (Released by The Bell Syndicate,- Inc.) © 1959, Kins Features Syndicate, Inc., -World rizhts reserved. "Harry insists on living near the golf course." 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CA'ITED PRESS IMTESNATJOHAL PHAROS-TRIBUNE National Advertising Representative* MEMBER i A.UJUIT I! U RE AC OF C1KI/UJUA.TIO.NS AXD Inland Newspaper WHAT'S THIS TIP ABOUT: Gary Grant burning up the L.D. wires with calls to "Destry's" Dolores Gray. . .A study of the Congressional Record will show that most of the bills introduced to weaker, the enforcement of the U. S. Narcotics Act have been introduced by leftwingers. . . What happened to Castro's purge of gangsters? Instead they're finding a haven there from American authorities who are looking for them. . .Ever since I mentioned that the Latin Quarter's Ed Risman is one of the few college graduates in the nightclub business, I've been flooded with the names of others including Al Mandel who operates the New Merritt Club in Cresskill, N. J. He is both a college and law school graduate. . .Wanna know who started the "modern" Mafia in New York? It was Ignazi "Lupo the Wolf" Saietta, an in-law of Giro Terranova, infamous as "The Artichoke King." "Lucky" Luciano and Frank Costello got their starts as "torpeodes" for him. . .Wolf Bait: Ginger Edwards of the L.Q. (Did she resume with realtor-playboy Bob Lee?). . .Talking about wolves, did you hear of the one who offered a gala lift, but she already was wearing one? (Oops. TODAY'S HEADLINES YESTERDAY: Ava Gardner and Kim Novak in training for the battle of the century. Both want the lead in "The Image Makers.". . . Ernie Warren, the popular Hotel Edison maestro and opera star Eva DeLuea making music together. . .Now it's singer Eileen Barton and Howard Gray eating their roast biff at McCarthy's Steak House (at Mirror Square.) . . .Isn't it about time stripper Rip Tom went on a tear?. . . For nostalgia—and good food. Janssen's famous Hofbrau in the Graybar. . .Are Lance and Jill arguing already?. . .Observation: If you're a Red, better off you should be dead. who dine alone pine alone. (To his records?) I,M LIVING ON BORROWED TIME: One reason for the recent activity in New York on the dive and deadfall front is a tough campaign in the Chicago area by various federal authorities which has resulted in an exodus of "hotter" thugs and many of the girls. It's reported that the latter must pay $1,000 in advance for permission to work New York, considered a gold mine. . .Many of the boys went to Arizona, Florida, California and Canada for their "health" or are hiring out as out-of-town "torpedoes.". . . My "friends" were supposed to be bringing a torpedo for me, so if he was coming from Chicago I made it easier for them by spending last night there—without a bodyguard either, or as a U.S. prosecutor said this week: "It would take four years to clean up the Chicago police . force." Some Chicago policemen have been used as executioners by the mob in the past—but not on me I hope. It's my vacation. WEST COAST WOOSOMES: Barbara Luna, who just completed a role in "The Blue Angel," is consoling Vic Damone. . . "Yellowstone Kelly" star Edd "Kookie" Byrnes and Asa Maynor. . .The other angel in "The Blue Angel," Stella Stevens, getting a rush from Warren Beatty . . .John Ireland's switch today to older women: 25-year-old Valerie Allen. . .Tuesday Weld's birthday was Thursday. TM HAVING A BALL: Thil Matsch, son of Austrian UN diplomat being most diplomatic with Nancy Damon, of Tiffany's at the Chateau Madrid. . .My friend Bob Anthony, "Hoboken's Goodwill Ambassador of Song," writes that he took singing engagements in Puerto Rico and Cuba to be near Ava Gardner. "I would marry her in a minute if she would have me." Does she know him? . . .Talking about Jersey singers, my plug for former Mayor Kenny's protege, Johnnie Bufano has all the talent agencies trying to sign him to a pact. . .With Lilia Guizar still not able to make her Chateau Madrid preem, the guests are getting wonderful Helene Aimee instead. . .New York wakes up next week when El Morocco and Chez Vito take the vacation signs down. . Jinn Corio—the stripper who turned legit—and CBS' Bob Pfeiffer at Rattazzi's . . .Sabra Samarr, the exotic "Turkish" belly dancer at the Latin Quarter is Australian. What could be more appropriate for a gal from down under. . .Let every one else take their bows in Las Vegas but wasn't it pal Wilbur Clark who started the Japanese fad two years ago with the Geisha Girl Revue at the wonderful Desert Inn and then started the spectacular fad with the Paris Lido girls at the Star Dust, the second edition of which show- full of partly clad nymphs is still knocking eyes out. . .According to crooner Tommy Leonetti, girls BY THE WAY, WHAT BECAME OF CASTRO? . . . Today's John Ireland item is Janet Priest (Is he girl crazy?). . .Gene Tunney, Gov. Ribicoff and Marc Connelly among the celebs at Luchow's. . .Stella Stevens will have io forego Memphis on her ballyhoo tour for "The Blue Angel" because she cannot return to her home state due to court action, over the son she was "accused of "kidnaping" to California. . . One of the Indians in "Yellowstone Kelly" is a Navajo named Joe Yellowshirt .' .Buddy Bregman phoned his reservation for a ringside for Peggy King's opening at Mother Kelly's in Chicago (So how about Shirley Carroel "Johnston, Johnny's almost ex?). . .Is BB having a bebe or ain't she? . . .Julie Wilson, the lovely, thrush, postponed the wedding.to fashion designer Mort Goldman. Career, etc. . . .A new celeb hangout is the Envoy on Lexington where you brand your own steak. NEXT WEEK I'M FREE (So are you): Otto Preminger has a stock answer to question about Ws "feud" with Sam Goidwyn. "How can I be feuding with someone I don't even talk to?". There's a Newark stripper named Ginny Hoffa. . .If Val Anthony, the singing "find" at the Living Room, would take those tips from Palm Beach society dancer Bob Faro, he'd end up in the chips . . .Nope. That was not Tony Perkins and Jane Fonda at the Golden Fiddle. The two have been and are in Hollywood making "The Tall Story" at the Warners lot. FALLOUT INCREASING SOVLVAER, Norway (UPI) — Norwegian Health Director Karl Evang said Wednesday thai recent tests of rainwater over Norway showed a disturbing increasing amount of radioactive fall-out. He said the degree of radioactivity was approaching the danger point and that his agency would study the question of special investigations of all-out in northern Norway, where there had been about six times as much rain this year as in previous years. The temperature has gone to as high as 88 degrees in October in Nova Scotia, Canada. , Public Forum The Pharos-Tribune invites views of its readers. Each letter should not exceed 300 words and must be signed by the writer with address. A request to use initials, and not the full name, may be honored Address letters to: Public Forum, Pharos-Tribune, Logansport, Ind. HUBERT © 1S59, Kinj Features Syndicate. Inc., World rights resc "Sorry if I woke you, but I've been eating cracker* jnbed."

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