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PAGE SCC THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE and IOGANSPORT PRESS, IOGANSPORT, INDIANA SUNDAY, JANUARY 26, IMS Ike Takes A Hand In Shake-Up WASHINGTON (a — President Eisenhower took a personal hand Salurday in moves to reorganize the Defense Department He paid an unusual visit to the Pentagon and conferred with top civilian and military leaders. There was immediate bipartisan applause from members of Congress for the President's dramatic action to speed a promised overhaul of the nation's military set-j up to meet the challenge of Rus-j sian Sputniks and missiles. < Eisenhower conferred for more than two hours with Secretary of Defense McElroy and 14 other civilian and military officials. These included reorganization advisers whom McElroy named recently. There 'was no announcement whether any decisions had been reached. Among 'those sitting in on the conference were Gen. Nathan F. Twining, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and two previous JCS chairmen— Adm. Arthur W. Radford and Gen. Omar Bradley. White House Press Secretary James C. Hageriy was asked why Eisenhower had gone lo the Pentagon instead of having McElroy come to the White House. "The President said he was going to take a personal interest in this, so he went over there," Hagerly said. "It was his idea." Hagerty said this was just one of a series of conferences Eisenhower will have with McElroy prior to the President's decision on defense reorganization. Sen. Mansfield of Montana, the assistant Democratic leader, said he was "happy to note that the President at this time is taking a personal interest in the reorganization of the Pentagon as he indicated he would do in his State of the Union message." Naples Students Riot Over Exams NAPLES, Italy W) — Thousands | of Naples students and police 1 clashed Sunday in a two-hour riot set off by a new government regulation requiring graduates to take double examinations. Five students suffered injuries. Police" and crowds of youths surged up and down streets in the heart of this major Italian port ; '._•« city, where a student strike has kept the university closed for more than a week. ROBERT YOUNG (Continued from Page 1) Hospital Notes MEMORIAL Mr. and Mrs. George Long, Walton, are parents of a son. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. William Imler, Flora. Mr. and Mrs. David Schroeder, route 1, Royal Center, are parents of a son. Mr. and Mrs. John Mellody, 1305 North, are parents of a daughter Admitted: Mrs. Sally Bookwal- tcr, Twelve Mile; Mrs. Thelma DeWitt, Galveston; Frank Cobble, Union Hotel; Frank Morgan, route 1; Mrs. Nina Pitman, 901 E. Market; Paul Fisher, Peru; Mrs. Carmela Di lelsie, 1131 Woodlawn; Russell Boyer, 536 Bates; Charles Burgess, route 1, Star City; Graham Armstrong, Union hotel; Mrs. Gladys Warner, Walton. Dismissed: Mrs. Pearl McCord, Royal Center, route 1; Miss Kathy De Haven, route 2, Galveston; Miss Lanna Sue Gibson, 834 T. Melbourne; Master Devin Hile, 837 W. Miami; Reuben Jones, route 6: Mrs..Mattie Etter, route 3, Delphi; Mrs. Jack Grable, and daughter, route 5; Mrs. Virginia Swartzell, 1517 Smead; Mrs. Mary Terry, 114 Burlington; Mrs. Mauoie Umbarger, 1400 Market; Austin Webster, Galveston. said, came from a Mid- .banking syndicate. Put Up No Cash "In other words, neither Mr. Murchison nor Mr. Richardson put up a dollar of their own money?" asked the subcommittee chairman, Sen. Herbert H. Lehman (D - NY). Lehman added: "Actually they didn't risk anything." "They gave their notes," Young retorted. "I don't know what else you can call risk. Their credit is good. This country, including the United States Treasury, is run on credit." As explained by Young, Alleghany contracted to buy the stock from Murchison and Richardson at $25 a share, the same price they paid for it. The two guaranteed Alleghany against loss and. paid 4V4 per cent interest on the money borrowed from Alleghany. The c'ontract called for an even split between Alleghany and the Texans of any increase in value of th stock. The stock did advance and Young declared the transaction wound up with everyone concerned making a profit. He called it "the cleverest deal in my financial history." Richardson was in California on a vacation when Murchison telephoned him about Young's need for help in his proxy fight. In a hurry to get to a golf course, Richardson did not under stand all the details before agreeing to go along. Time magazine said he called Murchison the next day. ST. JOSEPH'S A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. James Smith, Walton, route 2. • Admitted: Mrs. Mary Roller, rural route, city; George Messersmith, route 5; Mrs. Robert Wainscott, route 1, Russiaville; Mrs. Mary Wolfe, 114 Tenth; Mrs. Margaret Ranke, 601 Eleventh; Mrs. Gertrude Donovan, 731 North' Mrs. lone Hagenbuck, 7'/4 W. Ottawa; Bert Wean, route 3. Dismissed: Donald Bonnell, route 2, Kewanr.a; Ben Neumann, 98 Seventeenth; Arlo Fabler, Oak, Ind.; Mrs. Lillian Weser, 2225 Spear; Mrs. Valentine Reinhold and daughter, route 2, Star City; William Weaver, 211 N. Cicott; Gregg Flory. 706 Race; Robert Briney. 812 W. Wabash; Mrs. Wayne Cripe, 1821 Woodlawn; Mrs. (Robert Shaver, route 1. "What the hell did you say was the name of this railroad?'' he asked. On Jan. 17, a report to the New York Stock Exchange disclosed Young had sold 27,300 shares of Central stock, reducing his hold ings to 1,200 shares so far as the public record was concerned. This would not include holdings of any of Young's various controlled companies, such as Alle ghany, nor any stock he turned over to or sold to his wife for tax purposes in December. . It had never been known definitely exactly how much Central stock Young owne'd or controlled, but at one time it at least totaled hundreds of thousands. Young was born in, Canadian, Tex., Feb. 14, 1897. Prophetically as a boy in the Texas Panhandle, he had the nickname "Railroad" because his initials were R. R. He attended Culver Military Academy and was graduated withj •the highest honors in his class. He refused to be valedictorian because of shyness. Young entered the University of Virginia but became more interested in poker and other forms of gambling than in his studies. He left the university in less than two years. After his marriage in April, 1916, Young took a job at 28% cents an hour in a Du Pont powder plant at Carneys Point, N. J. Upon inheriting several thousand dollars from Ihe estate of "SPORTSCAR" HAY BALER—Farmers attending the Pennsylvania Farm Show at Harrisburg will get a look at a new hay baler so highly maneuverable it has been called the "sportscar of farm machinery." It is pictured above, being demonstrated near New Holland, Pa. Called the Super Hayliner, it picks up hay from hay rows, sweeps it into the baler. Here measured amounts of hay are whisked into the bale chamber. By special tension controls, the farmer can control, the density of the bale and automatically get the bale-weight he wants. Bales are tied with either wire or twine, as preferred, Mrs. Evylena Picker! Dies At Nursing Home ROCHESTER — Mrs. Evylena fEva) Pickerl, 87, died at 3 a.m. Friday in the Landis Nursing Home at Argos after a year's illness. Death was due to a heart ailment. Mrs. Pickerl, who resided at 107 Smith street, Argos, was born Dec. 27, 1B70, in Argos and had spent her entire life there. She was married Dec. 24, 1890, in Ar- g-ps to Francis M. Pickerl, who were Isaiah and Sarah Beckner •Hess. Finds Two Tied In Bed INDIANAPOLIS I/3—A baby sitter found two small boys tied to a bed Saturday in a near north side apartment and Marion County welfare authorities book custody of the youngsters and their year-old sister pending an investigation. Sgt. Robert Wiikerson of the O 'f' G erman "and"japanese assets Juvenile Aid Division said the j seized during Wodd War H> Not To Ask Fund To Pay Back Assets By WARREN ROGERS JR... WASHINGTON (m— The Eisenhower administration apparently Soviets Ready To Talk Ban MOSCOW, Sunday an — Soviet Communist party Chief Nikita . Khrushchev said in a speech pub| lished Sunday the Soviet Union is ready to discuss a ban on intercontinental ballistic missiles—but only as part of a disarmament package deal. He made clear he was not proposing such a ban outside an agreement that would include disarmament proposals the Soviet Union has been trying to sell without success in the past. The conditions Khrushchev laid down called for the West to agree to dismantle military bases with which, he said, the United States lias surrounded the Soviet Union and the communist camp. He called for a summit conference to discuss these issues, but said they would have to be part of an agrement on the reduction of foreign forces in Germany and other European states. Ban On Bomb! The package deal, he said, also would have to include standing Soviet proposals for the immediate banning of atomic and hydrogen weapons and their tests and the creation of an atomic-free zone in central Europe. Denver Woman Dies Af Age 92 Farm Bureau Offers New Support Plan WASHINGTON (UP) — The PERU — Mrs. Alice R. Sloppy, 92, a lifelong resident of the Denver community, died in Dukes Memorial hospital here Saturday!American Farm Bureau Fcdcra- aflernoon at 4:30 o'clock. She hadjt'on has urged (hat farm price been 'seriously ill for the past two 1 supports be fixod on the open weeks. Born in Union township, Miami county, on September 29, 1865, she was the daughter of Abraham and Elizabeth Kinsinger Aley. She was married to Elmer Sloppy who preceded her in death. A brother also is deceased. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Faye Padgett of Peru. The body is at the McCain fun- market instead of in a government office. The 'federation has proposed * plan setting government price supports at 10 per cent below average market prices. This would replace Die present ^5 - year - old method of setting supports at a percentage of the "fair earning power" parity price. Like the administration's new farm program, the Farm Bureau eral home where friends may call p]an js aimed ' at giving [amers after 7 p.m. Monday. . wider mar ^ eis and more f ree dom Funeral riles will be conducted from federal control by repcal- at 2 p.m. Tuesday from the McCain funeral home with Rev. C. F. Golden officiating. Burial will be in Westlawn cemetery at Den- has abandoned the idea a direct appropriation • lion dollars to help finance return Chicago Loop Harbor Plan Wins Favor CHICAGO (UP)-Advocates of a downtown harbor develooment program to handle deep-'sea shipping from the St. Lawrence Sea- Khrushdiev charged President wa , y h ? ve ^ on Ule latcst ro , u " d , in ; i , . v ww..v liaiHa iinf-Vi ei,rmni«farc ftf T.alfo ing existing price support floors. The Farm Bureau, the nation's biggest farm organization, said Thursday it will ask Congress to adopt the new system for cotton and feed grains including corn beginning in 1859. It urged its state units to consider the plan for other commodities. clothes line. The baby girl :was on the bed. He said the mother, Mrs. Rob- , . She was a member o fine AT- ert Pickering, had been rushed to gos Mebhodist church and Order of a hospital where she gave birth to Eastern Star. She was assistant postmaster to her husband for eight years in the early years of •the century and served as clerk at Turner's market in Argos for 22 years. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Park Gam, Cincinnati, Ohio; and Miss Beatrice Pickerl of Argos; three grandchildren; fivo great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Laura Rouch, Plymouth and Mrs. Dosu Doseff, Chicago. Three children preceded her in death. Rites will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Grossman funeral home in Argos with the Rev. J. E. Boase and the Rev. E. J. Peters officiating. Burial will be hi the Maple Grove cemetery. -Friends may call at the funeral home. another boy Saturday afternoon. The sergeant said he couldn't find the father, reported to be an unemployed artist and salesman. Mrs. Harriet Cole, owner of the apartment house, called police at the urging of Sylvia Lisman, 14- year-old baby sitter, who found the children tied to the bed. The girl said a teen-age boy was leaving the apartment when she arrived. Monticello Native, Mrs. Howard Shell Dies MONTICELL 0—Relatives, while waiting for Mrs. Howard Shell of Gary, to arrive for a visit, received the message of her dealh. Mrs. Shell had been in ill health for over a year with a heart condition and complications. Her doctor said she could accompany her son to Monticello by motor Thursday for a short visit. Mrs. Shell, 51, was the former Adalene Miller, daughter of Alfred Miller, of Monticello, and twin sister of Mrs. Lawrence Kraud. She was married to Howard Shell of Monticello about 31 years ago. She was born in Monticello'. The family lived at 405 Rhode 'Island street, Gary, and had lived in Gary about 30 years. Among the survivors are her husband, Howard .Shell, two sons, and two daughters, her sister, Mrs. opposition in Congress and elsewhere, to give at least partial compensation to prewar owners of these private properties as soon as possible. Alternative plans are being considered by the Stale Department, and a detailed formula is expected to go to Capitol Hill within two weeks. Most Favored The plan reported finding great- test favor would: 1. Permit return of the cash! a battle with supporters of Lake Calumet Harbor on Chicago's far South Side. But Lake Calumet boosters „„„_ boasted a commanding head start threaten American territory—and in a struggle over which should which the United States does not' become the dominant^ port at^ this possess—while retaining the use of i of seeking j Eisenhower's recent proposals for of 151 mil-!an international agreement on the use of outer space was a one-sided proposition. He said it was aimed at banning weapons that could weapons with which the United States can "hold the world in a state of fear." "Imperialist circles of the United States wish to retain military bases and set up rocket launching bases on territories surrounding the Soviet Union as a constant threat to the Soviet Union whose cities they claim they can wipe from the face of the earth," Khrushchev asserted. No Deal Possible equivalent of the properties on | He charged the western powers the basis of two thirds of their i have proposed discussion of prob- present value. lems "on which it is difficult or Syria Set Plans for Pact Meeting CAIRO (UP)-The "neutralist" EgyptianSyrian axis laid plans today for a crucial political battle next week with the Moslem Baghdad Pact nations for (he balance of power in the Middle East. Egypt and Syria, backed by Soviet arms and aided by Russian proposals for a missilefrec "zone of peace," are expected to announce their merger in a "federal union" at height of the An- valal hub between the St. Lawrence - Great Lakes seaway and •the Mississippi - Illinois inland waterway. The City Council voted 42-0 'kara meeting of the Baghdad Mrs. fva Bell Turner Dies In Peru At 95; Services Are Monday PERU—Mrs. Eva Boll Turner, _ iii ___... iuu ^.^ _^ 95, died al 8:45 a.m. Saturday I jn'^ar^dam'age claims""by""u"s? at Ihe Peru Nursing Home, after citizens ag . amst Germanv and Ja . a long illness. _ p an . 4. Speedup liquidation of the Pact. Cairo Radio has attacked Hie Baghdad Pact meeting as "imperialistic." Syrian chief of staff, Gen. Afif Bizri, declared in Damascus the meeting was aimed al preventing the Syro-JSgyplian federal union. "We should Jose no time fulfilling our unity plans," he said. "Any delay in these plans would rence Seaway is opened in 1959. i afford imperiau'sm an opportunity Downtown harbor backers hope (to destroy Syria and Egypt one Thursday night to spend four million dollars to improve berthing space and transit sheds at clumsy old Navy Pier, a remnant of William Hale (Big Bill) Thompson's days as mayor. The appropriation is only a start. It will provide berths for two ocean ships of the type expected to transform Chicago into a world port after the St. Law- 2. Finance this partly with U.S.;even impossible to reach *giee-\^mfteto VI Z^brtl ,v nave's mnnav 5.« tha frnac-lm.anf" a f- fln infprnflti/inal rltea* I ^ imprOVCmCntS Will .at an international disar-| be on i y tlic first step in a $37,500,- tax payer's money in the treas-i ury, possibly by using repayments of U. S. foreign aid loans to the two ex - enemy countries involved. 3. Allow prompt payment of between 100 and 200 million dollars A resident of Peru since 1908, she was born in Logansport Sept. 10, 1862, to Joseph and Mary Ann Ryan Gransinger. Her first marriage was in 1884 to John A..Moss. After his death she was married in 1908 to John D. Turner, who also is deceased. She was a member of the Church of the Brethren. Surviving are a step-daughter, Mrs. Catherine Elshire, Peru, and a niece, Mrs.'J. A. Murray, Tampa, Fla. A son and two sisters are deceased. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Sunday at the Drake-Flowers funeral home, where services will be RUPTURE-EASER T.H, Rex. U.S. Pit. OH. (A PlW B»M TntMt Doubl*...$5.t3 A strong, form-mtknr washable support for reducible IngumaJ hernia. Back lacing adjustable. Snaps up In front. Adjustable leg strap. Soft, Hat groin pad. No steel or feather bands. F»r jnon, women, children. Mall orders i ' measure around lowest part oi I * Men, state rlfht. left sldt. doabU. BUSJAHN'S DRUG STORE Ms grandfather, he and his wife Kraud, and her father Alfred Mil- -- — • ler and stepmother, Mrs. Miller. The body is at the F. H. Biesen funeral home, 38th and Ridge Road, Gary, where funeral services will be held Monday morning at 11 o'clock with burial at Gary. and child moved to New York. He lost the inheritance in a business venture and a plunge into Wall Street, then went to General Motors in 1922. After regaining a fortune in the 1929 crash, he retired in 1935. But he soon learned idleness was not for him. His financial activity became greater than ever. "Anyone who has an active mind must keep it engaged," he said,,"and I want mine engaged in important instead of minor things." During respites from major financial battles Young spent about at 2 p.m. Monday. The Rev. £ e j_. t j; 1 .. e _ d _°_ n _. Charles R. Oberlin will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn cemetery, Mexico. seized assets. These properties—, corporations, patents, real estate and the like—are valued at more than 500 million dollars. The biggest is the highly controversial MO. million dollar General Aniline & Film Corp. Eisenhower announced last July 31 he would ask Congress this session "as a matter of priority" to settle the long-festering issue. He promised a plan to compensate the former owners and pay all legitimate American claims. Consternation- broke among both those who oppose and those who favor return. As usual, Ihe storm Lawrence Edging, 71, Dies At Delphi Home CAMDEN—Lawrence (Jake) Edging, 81, of route 3, Delphi, died Saturday afternoon at his home. He had been ill for several years. - . A lifelong resident of Carroll three days a week in his New I count y. he was born March 9, 1876, J08 4th Phon* 3774 .York apartment and the other four days in his 40-room. Newport, R'. I., estate. Young usually went to his Palm Beach mansion for three months in the winter, but kept busy wherever he was. H never liked offices. He worked at a pair of card tables in his Newport and Palm Beach homes. "In- offices, I find I am always doing others' work," he explained. He said he wanted to keep his own energies and thoughts free for crative thinking. CARTER'S Concrete Block Plant BLOCKS for HOME and INDUSTRY MONTICELLO, Ind. Phone 624 the son of James and Magdalene Rumberger Edging. He operated a farm hree. Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Pearl Arion, Camden, and two •brothers, Oliver, route 2, Camden, and Harley, Logansport. Friends may call after 6 p.m. Sunday at the Gentry funeral home in Camden, where services will be at 2 p.m. Monday. The Rev. William Moschell will offici' ate. Burial will- be in Camden cemetery. Family Escaes Blaze In House INDIANAPOLIS W—Eight children and their parents escaped Saturday night from a gasoline expbsion and fire that destroyed their six-room home in northeast Indianapolis. Donna Struck, 7, suffered first and second degree burns but was | reported in good condition at a hospital. Donald H. Struck, the father, suffered only singed hair beating out the girl's burning clothes. He said a jar of gasoline burst in the kitchen, where Donna was baking a cake, and the vapor exploded. Struck said the seven uninjured children were paralyzed by panic "and they would have sat there and burned to death if we hadn't been Ihere." He and his wife carried and shoved the youngsters outdoors. mament conference. These proposals, he said, were advanced in the form of "an ultimatum." The Communist party secretary boasted that the Soviet Union already possesses missiles that can devastate "any' corner of the globe." He said it has "a tested and highly efficient weapon" capable of destroying not only U.S. bases in Europe but also .more distant objectives. •The Soviet Union's first satellites, he said, "are not the last word in Soviet science and engineering. "We can double'and treble the weight of our sputniks because the Soviet intercontinental rocket is very powerful and can launch a much heavier sputnik to a much greater height," he said. "And we may possibly do this.' 000 program, recommended in an engineering report, to give general cargo ships berthing space on Lake Michigan at the city's front door. Soulh Side civic groups sought unsuccessfully to block the Navy Pier renovations. They oppose a major downtown, tax - supported program that would compete with the privately financed facilities be- in., built at Lake Calumet, 15 miles soulh of the "Loop," by the fledgling Chicago Regional Port District. DeMolay Initiates four New Members Four members were initialed other." Informed Arab sources attributed the SyroEgyplian unification plans directly to the Eisenhower Doctrine which has isolated the two neutralist countries from the rest of the Arab world. The sources said Syria has found ilself surrounded by the "unfriendly governmenls" of Turkey, Iraq, ordan and. Lebanon and is seeking the closest possible alliance 'with Egypt as a matter of life or death. The sources said the federal union would help Egypt and Syria break this isolation ring and harden the neutralist core of the Arab world. They would be MUST FACE COST WASHINGTON -W)- Sen. Green OD-RK said Saturday night the United States must "face up" to the necessity for costlier military assistance to North Atlantic Treaty Organization NATO countries. FLUE BURNS OUT City firemen were called- to the Frank Folio residence, 1013 High street, at 6:23 p.m. yesterday where a flue was burning out. STOKER iuto the Logansport DeMolay last week in the Masonic Temple. The new members are: Terry GET KITCHEN FRESH Fannie May Chocolates For Your Vol*ritin« YEAZELS Khrushchev made these asser- Braden, Jack Reeder, Duane Ca- tions" at an agricultural conference We and Gary Walker, Ted Wild, in Minsk Wednesday. Parts of his master councilor presided at the speech in which he proposed a German assets. Japan's $43,506,- drastic change in the Soviet agri- Wild announced plans for the almost coincidental cultural ystem were printed in formation of the first Logansport tail on the dog. Pravda Saturday morning. His DeMolay basketball team which Opponents denounced Eisenhow remarks on the international situ- will compete in the state DeMolay wer 5 announcement as an unwar- ation covered more than two pag- ranled reversal of policy. tourney at Richmond in February. es in Pravda Sunday morning. Shell Love You 'For a Heart Shaped Box of Candy For Her Valentine TIMBERIAKTS ITIEMS QUALITY! I Refined to give you extra low ash and extra heating hours. Correct clinkers, fragile coke, all th« convenience a stoker owner wants. Try it — you'll see! Labels tell you it's genuine Great Heart Super Stoker coal. LOGAN FUEL & ICE, Inc. "The Horn* of Quality Coal" 801 Eri« Dial 3133 MAKE SURE THE RIGHT PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT IT! Advertise YOUR sale bill in the Pharos-Tribune and Press, where 80,000 readers in this area will see it and read it. You'll sell more, at better prices when you have a crowd. Tell your auctioneer to be sure to run YOUR sale biJI in these two newspapers, or bring in your bill yourself. 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