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THE lOLA REGISTER VOLUME LVIII. No. lolft Dniljr Uprnrd, and loU Daily Imlox. SIX PAGES Top Award To School Newspaper A special April Fool edition of the lola Juco-High "lola Juoo-High first plocc in the miscellapco'js division of the high school newspaper contest sponsored by the University of Kansas this year. This is the first time the lola school paper has won first place.

Theme of the edition was the Allen County Centennial cclcbra- visit made to the high school-junior college campus by President Franidin Pierce, with the mid-l9th century President making a speech denouncing the Indians as Communists. 1 story was about an attack by Indians of Chief Ogal- la Owens' tribe. Most of the stories in the paper, in fact, carried the flavor of 100 years ago. The gossip column was headed by: "We are proud to announce that Robinson has been cast as Juliet in play 'Romeo and Miss Robinson will play opposite Edwin Booth. Edwin is, by the way, Merla Booth's cousin." Judges said the edition was "a is.sue showing careful planning and coordination." Another Juco-llighlight first place winner was Patricia Duncan, who took top honors in news writing with her-story on the lighting system at the high school.

Patricia and other members of the staff received honorable mention in the business managenrcat Larry Bowyer and Jane Twadell. were editors of the special edition, and Mrs. Eleanor Miller is the Journalism teacher at the high school. Postal Pay Boost buse WASHINGTON Rc- pubilcan warriTngs of a veto, the House today voted postal workers a 179-million-dollar pay raise, an amount considerably larger than the figure believed acceptable to President Eiscnhowci The roll call vote wa The bill a cdftipromise of Sen- ate-Housc versions, provides ah average 8.8 cent raise and a minimum of 7 per cent for a half- million postal employees. The more than a 6.5 per cent raise, but later indicated he would stretch his approval to cover one a's high as 7.6 jper cent.

The bill goes next to the Snnate, which originally voted a straight 10 per cent raise. Senate approval of the new Version socmnd likely. In a letter to House COP Leader Postmaster General Summerficld said yesterday he "could not in good conscience" recommend that Eisenhower sign the bill. He said it would crralc new inequities while failing to correct existing ones. "The legislatipn would create serious pay distortions.

It would raise of some by as much as 9 per cent, while leaving at only 7 nf IJIJTi: VIASAT. SCHEDULK TODAY Prologue Gnmp All Scout roups World War Two 7:00 World War Onv 7:13 Fame The Early Indians 8:15 The First Trading Post TOMORROW Can Can Dancers Wagons Westward (Square Dancers) 8:00 Remember llio Sabbath' FmaWeSlth Of Antiques Thousands of persons will soon be spending countless hours peering into Allen County store windows elt Centetmial curiosities as a result of work performed by boys and girls recently in tracking down antique items. Prize winners in (he Centennial committee's contest in uncovering window exhibits have been announced in part by Robert Slarller, chairman of a special committee for that work. Today ho the names of winners in four towns. They fol- imr Savonburg Klo Ann Tliomas, first; Wanda Parsons, second; Cora Anna King, third, Elsmore Joyce Howell, first; Virgil Wolfe, second; Stewart, thii'd.

Mae Troxel. first; Judy Flynn, second; Carolyn Wilson, thirfl. lola Leo Robinson first; I Iowa rd ThoniliilT, second; a ry Appling, llunihnldt's results expected to be publishe.d in a day or two. Tiie Centennial commiltee had secured Holiday flash cameras for the first place vvinnn-s. A Shaeffer pen and pencil set goes to each entrant who wa.s second, and thii'd prize in a Capri ball point pen.

More than TOO other junior hinh pupils will receive a Centennial wooden nickel. The Savonburg winner, Flo Ann Thomas, registered 27!) items, pupils were in contest Joyce Howell of ran winntuy-Lola 190. From those' totals it is evident Junior High Style Show Thursday I The junior high school will be liost at its aimual style show and indu.strial arts exhibit Thursday night with about 250 pupils taking part. Parents and friends arc invited to attend, without charge. Principal Harlan Isaac said today" "Fashions on Television" will be the theme of the style show in the tor Ajiproximatcly 165 girls of the seventh, eighth and ninth grade home economics departments will model dresses made during the school year.

Mrs. Fayo Fruitt, home economics instructor, is in charge of that part of the program, and H. Stith is the industrial arts director. The woodworking exhibits from Slith's. department will be in the hallway of the main floor.

Enrollment in industrial arts is about 130, but not all the boys will 1)0 exhibiting. A frame representing a television screen will be erected for appearance of the clothing models. Music will accompany the style show. Seventh grade girit have made aprons and blouses, eighth giade girls will show dresses, and the ninth grade class has been making business dresses, street dresses, and sports wear; that manv thousands of items have Showers General Over East Kansas TOPEKA broke out over eastern Kansas last night and the" weather bureau said additional moisture is on tap tonights, and Tuesday in eastern and southern areas. Some fairly good moisture were reported in the southeast where showers still were falling this morning.

Coffeyville listed L33 inches, Sedan i.27, Arkansas City Howard .90, Allamont .74, Btrrdick .70, McCtine .63, Sedgwick .62, Winfield .58, Oswego .57, Walnut and Osage City .55, Neosho Rapids Emporia .35, Chanute .33, Olathe .29, Lecompton .18, Wamego and Topcka .13, Pittsburg In the western part of the state, Garden inch, I was the only point reporting any not been tabulated yet. The pupils did not pick up the antiques themselves. They made a record of what they are and where they are, and tnerchanls in the various towns vvlio Centennial window display may check the lists for articles desired, lists are in the hands of committees in each town. In lola, the lis-t will he at the chamber of commerce office, foi' borrowing the antiques will be made between the merchants and the owners, arrcft, weallicr bureau chief for Kansas, said a cool front entering the northwest part of the stale this morning Will set off scattered showers and thunderstorms in the southeast artdcxtrcmeiBast late today, in the extreme southeast tonight and over most of southern- Kansas. Tuesday.

-Temperatures nre-cxpectcd to dip to in the northwest tonight with minimums as high as the in the extreme southeast. Maximum readings Tuesday are expected to be generally near 70. Weekend Accidents Put 6 In Hospital; Three Arreists The acrident which Is lo opeiaie motor velfirle would many employed at like duties. rapidly becoming one of America's be filed in County Court at deadliost to have Lno.tt Waddell's father. Brown Swiss Show Draws Local Herds Four Allen County Brown Swiss herds will have a prominent part in the.

annual Southeast Kansas Canton show that will, be held at Fr'edonia Wednesday, starting at m. John "Lust Jaijies Woss and Sons and Ted Kirton, La- Harpc, and Bobby. Carlyle are. breeders of registered Brown Swiss who will have at Fredonia. At least 70 head of Brown Swiss are expected there, nne 'of the largest exhibits that Canton 1 has ever assembled.

lola iias been" ho-st to the Swiss breeders a number of times. A judging contest will be conducted in adult, 4-H and FFA sections. spread lo Allen County and vicinity, Most of this year this area has been relatively from tiie deadly but in this and adjoining Anderson, and Woodson reported three accidents thfit injured six one cniTSfd property damage in excess of find, resulted in three ar- irrsts. In addition to the ciash carnival on highways in thi.s iinmediiilc vicinity, city police reported of lola's worst accident weekends of the year, with three accidents and one arrest on the record. Most seriously in.jured in the string of Wrecks was Mrs.

Helen Grewing, 59. of Kincaid. Officials at the Allen County Ho.spital reported this morning that her right eye ha'l, to he lemovcfl. and that suffered multiple brtiises and lacerations. (Irewing was a passenger in the car driven by her husband Harry which collided with a ve- (Jeorge, The weekend's mo.st mysterious accident occurred the River Bridge on US-54, west of lola shortly after 9 Saturday night when a car driven by Mrs.

Leatha rammed Into the north side of the bridge. Higliway Trooper Baker, who. invcstigatfid- accident along with Trooper Dick Har- haugh, Sheriff 'DOcLorahce, and Under.sheriff Ray Emfnons, said that the woman, identified by police as a former lolan, was heading west on 54 when she plowed- into the north side of the bridge, completely demolishing her vehicle. Her condition was described as "good" at the Allen, Comity .72 42 63 41 S3 .33 .73 4:74 8:54 Elm Saturday evening. Anderson County Geer told the Register this noon xqiiiffift "and'Waddeli soiith when The Weather mosjTj; cloudy.remainder state witK tered showers and thunderstorm southeast and extreme ca.sF this afternoon extreme southeast tonight and oyer most of south Tuesday-; cooler and north cen- northwest to 50s south- Temperature riigh yesterday Low last night High a year ago today Low a year ago today Komar: Precipitation 24.

hours ending 8 a. m. This -month to for.this month Total thin to daic- Jan. 1 pitfrl this morning, she is being Ireate.d for lacerations of the head and "chin and multiple bruises. Questioned about the cause of the acririent, Michael' replied, "1 Just.went the countv road intersection three motor vehicle without miles east'and two south of Lone driver ficcnse would be Vidged in county court agamst IKE'S GETTYSBURG Eisenhower smiles as he pulls gifts from a mailbox, a replica of the one on his farm in Gettysburg, Pa.

Gifts and-box were presented to him by wives of cabinet members and Supreme Court justices at a breakfast in Washington. Safety Check on 346 Cars Saturday; Reeord Is Good Canada Goes Ahead With Polio Shots OITAWA, is going ahead with its mass inoculation of school chihiren against polio despite the U.S. government's "strong recommendation" that the immunizations in the United States- be halted temporarily. Cancer Drive Over Top Allen County's 19.55 fund drive for the American Cancer Society exceeded the quota by more than $400, a final report shows. Mrs.

Kenneth. Heywood, county co-director, said the total received was $3,2.34.03. The (luota I Mrs, today expressed gratitude and pleasure over the of the campaign and asked 4 bc-extcnded- to all contributors and workers, particularly to certain organizations that took an unusually active part. They included the Veterans ot iaries, home demonstration units, the Grange and 4-H The totals by townships and Geneva," Mrs. Minnie Cieaver, chairman, $.34.00.

Carlylc, Mrs, Virgil Powell, $68.30. Deer Creek, Mrs. IJconard Tho- hoff, O.sage. Mr.S. Edward Haker, Mrs.

J. M. Shetlar, lola township, Mrs. Hadley- Slranghoner, $83.83. lola city, Mrs.

Kenneth Heywood, West Elm, Mrs. Elton Local motorists little hesitancy in cnteiing a volunteer safety check of vehicles and most departments came out with a gratifying record. The lola and others joining them in the safety progijim including the cee Jaynes, are now looking forward to further success in liiree later checks. The next will Thursday evening, fi (un 5 p. to 7:30 on North between and Monroe.

In a summary by Everett a chief of police, the Siitinilny ciun-ii was J-f -d to have Ix-s -Mi viHJIiHi Ivy 370 vehicles, "Many apiiarcnlly purposely lo be cheekcfl, not lijip- pening by thiough chance," Shepherd said. Tlie clTeck elilii-ely vnhm- a motorist entered the area on East Madison and lluee City, Mrs. Alan Teague, Gas $.33..53. Elm, Mrs. Henry Bieswanger, $63,55.

1 Lallarpe city, Mrs. IJieswanger, $82.15, Marmatori, Mrs. S. Stapleton, $2.54.04. Humboldt township.

Mis. E. L.ynn.Jr>,.$81 .45 Humboldt city, Mrs. Lynn, $466:08: Cotta.ge Groyc, M.r;s. Dickerson, $.52.25.

Salciii, Mrs. Glen Thomas, $8h9L Elsmore town.shlp, Mr.s. Mun.soni $n5 .,50. Elsmore- city, Mrs. Orpha Watson, $49.37.

Savonburg city, Miss Blanche Laughlin, $42.46. Both cars wei-e described by Geer as "a total loss," and Waddell. alr)ng -with Mr, and Mrs. GrewiuR. was taken to the Allen County Hospital for treatment.

laccra- tidns, a dislocated shou1'rieV multiple bruises, Waddeli was treated for lacerations and bruises- and dismissed yesterday. The County sheriff report pcrmitling an unauthorized person arid that investigation was being conducted for possible additional 'crash iTccJf' up' on .54 for. more 40 minutes, and as sightseers by the-score stopped for a look at the mangled mess that had been a car. It wasn't hauled in to junk yard until ycsterda.v. The third accident om.aYca high-.

'W'a S'- earaSfcfd-'By the rain. A car tlriven by-John Johnson of Wich'ita -skidded off four and miles, west of Yates Center shortly 'before: 3 pi niryes- (ContlDued on No. 1) Army Cut Result Of Aid to Allies Arthur W. Radford told Congress, today the foreign military Sid prograTn the pjiilcd re- riuce' Itlie af '''HliM that we must maintain duty." "The military aid program is part and parcel of the US, Defense Department program," the chair: s.iid. Were it not for, the 'in '-ffvif years Allies and in most instarices made possible fnilitary aid' of our program would be much The nation's top military official Ifestificd We Relations Committee, headed by George The committee is in the midst of on the Eisenhower reque.st^fi('ir aid for the year starting 1.

safety surveys will be the same. Since the first check was announced, it has been learned that Weslinghouse Electric Company is offering a set of "Saff-T-Beam" Iheadlamps to the winner in a drawing among all those registering in the program. "Ten items were Inspected on the cars and trucks Saturday, and possibly the most satisfactory result noted was that only one of them, among the 379, harl faulty brakes. Of as sponsors point out, that is one -ton many and perhaps enough to show that the program is worthwhile A total of .53 faulty rear lights was somewhat alarming. The detailed summary of rejections Saturday.

Cars Ti-iicks Brakes .1 4 1 42 11 0 0 I 0 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 I Front light's Rear Lights Steering Tires Exhaust Glass Windshielfl- wipers Rear view mirror Horn General summary: t'ar-s Trurks Total vehicles ch'kd .346 33 Total rejected .53 13 CoriectwL -Rech'kd 11 3 The safety program is one of 300 bcirrg held in citif.s' Ihroijghryui the nation, with award.s to IK; made by stales. The Jaycee.s are performing the actual work of the safely checks, with the as.si.stahci Still a Lonff Road To (Jlobal PARIS Konrad saitl today "we are now entering upon a iierinil of conferences," but. il will take a long time to all the global problems. "The free world will b(! weakentMl if il expeels evi thing to be fixed the West Geinian h'nder said in an before the Foreign Press after the formal a dmi ttTnrce Tir11uTBdrTn Republic to NATO. lie declared the Soviet Union's sir-englli "has been flimiri- islied" by the addition of West (lermany as the l.5llr member- of the Western defense irlli- aiu'c.

"The Gei'man people arc now to accept their- drrties and responsibilities," he said. He the 18 million Germans living- under Soviet ennt in Eas't vJcrmnny also sirpport his policy of armed alliance with the West. Ike May OK Brief Parley NATO Nations Welcome Bonn To Membership By JOSEPH DYNAN North AtUintic Council wolcnmed VVe.st Ciormaiiy tmluy as its Ifith mpmbor in the Western alliance ujrainst of Coiiimunist apjrrcs.sion. ('liaini'lii'i' Koiirnd took hi.s place at the NATO coun'cil tal)li' lor tlit; tifst time in a piitilic se.s.sion in in problems A olr-Q IJolciV European dc- r-VOrvo fonse ami other i.s.sue3 of On Vaccine ant said today Pr-esident Eisenhower- would be willing to go to a very brief Big Foirr conference. A British proposal for a short meeting of American, Hi-itish and leafiers with Soviet Premier- Nikolai Rulganin in Switzerland, next July a lop topic among Westerp foreign ministers conferring in Paris.

jlrilons declared of Dulles recommended Amer-- a ifc Vu F.i i'cte-n --V 'a cdner Itie informants said Dulles told British Foriegn Secretar-y Har-old MacMillan that he had. taken this action. But word from the White House was still awaited. informant thi Die A'mericari U. position remains said that lo Invite Russia To Hijf Four ministers of the Wester-n Big Three agreed invite Russia lo il Big Four conference this KurjHoer.

The ti it woifld be a tionfcr- eirice "at the dent Kisenhower, Minister; Eden. J'remier Jiulganin-, and Premier ing of their foreign inislers. the main work of a Big Four-'con- df one orficerrferenre should be flone by the for- from the police department "Jay cee Saturdyy as recorders of the scores. Farmers Urged To Coopcrale WASHINGTON 1.11 -The government (l the 'nation's polio program be held up for- at a few moi -i! clays while feder.il health make new cheek. Cieiieial Leonard A.

Siheelc. announciiiu t-his yes- tcrdny, expressed hope a plant-by- planl (heck of vaceine tur-ers would permit resumption of the program liy the end of this week. He voiced confid 'e that five Inboralnries now tiiirdng oirt (he would gel a complete bill of health. And he said he hoped the first hcld-up of- vaccine would be cleared (prickly for public use. Schei'le.

hejid of the U.S. Public Health Seivii-e, likewise pronounced llie v.ieeine every bit as safe and effective as originally announced. He assured pjirents whose chil- dr(-n have been, vaccinated "in the very best jiidgmiMit of the public health service, they have no cause fur alarm." Scheete's anhoimcemeht a "strong recommendation" that all vac(-lnatioris be suspended for the time as a tlramatic evening finale to a end of confusion over the status of the vaccination program. As late as last himself had recommended that the inoculations be continued where vaccini- wiis available. Then early Saturday he suggested a weekend halt jn followed through with yesterday's I'OT'Oiiimerfdaiiori Tor (i further delay for what he called "a double check." Most states seemed disposed to follow Scheele's recommendation; New Jersey and Connecticut, among othei-s, had v.jccine sup-' I)lies ready for the stj'irt of shots today, but called a halt.

Intliana's health commissioner first said he no reason for delay, but later recomineiided postponement. Kan; sas is going along with the Many states had no choice. They global For the 79-year-old West German statesman the ceremony marked a culminating stage in long, and difficult campaign to enroll his counti-ymen as an equal partner in the ranks of the free world's democracies. Replying, to the welcoming speeches, Adenauer pledged his countrymen in the cause of world peace and freedom. Referring to World War the chancellor the German people "have paid harshly for the rors which were committed in their name by blind and evil leadership." But "these sufferings," he con- tiruiefl, "have transformed and purified the German nation.

Today everywhere in Germany, peace and freednm arc felt to be the greatest treasures, as was the ca.se in the best p.criO-<i« her history." NATO's "piirely i tasks, he said, are in "fulL harmony with the natural interests of the German which after a dreadful experience gained in two world wars Is longing as ardently as any other nation in the world for security and peace." Adenauer asserted West treaties of allianco NATO iind with the new West Eu- i-()pean an "expression of the need to overcome the narrow nationalism which in past was the root of our disaster." But in Michigan, Health Commissioner Albert Heustis said that state's program will continue unless there is a "direct order" not to do "We have ample evidence that the vaccine, we have us.ed is sale airtl ellective," he said. Kn.LF.I) IN CARTRAIN CRA -SHT man tentatively identified by offi'cers as Edward Itiley, was killed early I when his car was.struck by a diesel-powered Santa Fe baggage train, at a rail crossing east of tl'ie Topeka city' (Mgn ministers Dulles, MacMil- Fran.ce's Anioine Pinay and Hirssia's V. M. Molotov. pre.seiice of their chiefs, he added, oiiKht to bo de.signcfl to give the n'leetuig push forward.

Pmay, the day's talks, lolfl- newsmen it had been agreed to send a note to the Riis- srarts this week proposing aineet' He pointed George of the Al-'this with Molotov at V.ienna- len County Farm Bureaii urues' The three Western foreign min- farmcrs and stockmen to see their islc.rs ar-e dire thept- Saturday for local veterinarian about the coop- the sigmna of the Aus- erative agreement on Brucellosis trian treaty of Ind'-penderice. 9.r;Sd^V^:'?\w*.-':ji3Sri^^"^^ Kansas and vaccinating service at.no lj I i 'to the when or stockman signs one of the three Kansas Ixical vetei-inarians will do the work under the "federal- state cooperative agreement fol- veterinari.an authorization from federal authorities. Fox the program is on the part.of bMt. producers mu.st one -ofIvin IL -i apd the Kansas plans to receive this? K.Tjgeu of Wichita and Henry A. service.

I VViUs ol Kansas City, iias. INDKr'KNDENCK, Kas. Inflependence juke box operator, claiming test.s have shown l-l "hot" uranium spots in. western Monl- fi.ltiO acres in the area. Carter Buton, who, filed leases, saiti he was" associated in Ihcrwotiire with lilum, Mel- BVriTER LUCK- NEXT TIME Freckled Robert Maslin, 12, disqualified when he tried' to enter his bullfrog in the butter churning con.I.ej-L-it.Jho.third annual D.iy Celebration'-in- Mjrnsfield, 'Robert 'Waii ted (o drop the frog into the bucket of cream let the croaker churn it by kicking around.

Might thought the boy should churainfi.Ji.)W.seU. For Truman rNDEPENDENCE, Mo. A jovial Harry S. Truman a bit of digging 71st birthday a project that's been closest to his heart since leaving the White House. The former President used a couple of both gold plated, to make an official ground-breaking start on the Truman Memorial Library.

It will be a $1,7.50,000 housing the official and personal papers he collected during more Uian years as Missouri president, who was the principal speaker at, the ceremonies, called the Truman papers the. core to an expanded library and museum of items and relics come to light as bearing in im- ways on President Tru- nfan's career." Three the cost of the library, being financed by public contributions, has-been raised. At a birthday dinner attended by more than 550 persons last- night Truman called the memorial "the thing dearest lo my heart" and expressed gratitude to the thousands who haveriiade it pos-- Dr. Prankiin Murphy, the University oMCansas chancellor, told Ilic dinner aOTlieifce the" libra ry "will putTntb pei-spoctivclhis com plex.parf of a complex century." He turned to Truman and said the pjipers "will stand as. a permanent living your notable efforts to have men cease to be wolves to one another so that humanity may be given even fresher and fuller meaning." John F.Solon Dies at Home Here "of dent of lola since 1946, died Sunday morning at his home at 414 South Elm.

His age was 51. Mr; Solon was born in Kansas .9 -Hiii to itt later.Scbtriing' to Recently be conducted a His survivors include Mrs. Solon; two daughters, Nellie Mae and Bettie Jean, of the home; one son, John Williain, also of the home; his father, James Solon, Carlyle; two sisters," E. Anderson, and. JVfrs; 'A! R.

MaSSbn, will be said at tho Waugh Funeral Home, at 7 p. m. and the funeral service will be conducted there at 2 p. m. Francis O'Donoghue,.

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