The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on April 21, 1959 · Page 1
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Bargains Galore Offered Af Sidewalk Bazaar Wednesday OTTAWA HERALD Vol. 63 No. .14 OTTAWA, KANSAS, TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 1959 7 CENTS FOURTEEN PAGES Violence Flares In Mill Strike BEADY for Ottawa's Sidewalk Bazaar to be held tomorrow, are these well-known business district people who will be among- those greeting customers. From left, Sam Gray, Mrs. Grace Robinson, Mrs. Emma Osborne, Karl JcHtliiiNky, Mrs. A^hur Brink, and Bill NUBS. (Fltoto by Lamar Phillips) Side Swipes Ottawa Lions, roaring for the blind this week, become broom salesmen Friday and Saturday. The Noon Lions, piloted by chairman Bill Barker, will stand on the corner of 3rd and Main Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., hawking brooms. The Evening Lions, led by president Bruce Spears, will cover the residential district. The brooms are manufactured in Wichita by the Kansas Foundation For The Blind, Inc., a nonprofit organization. The plant employs 25 blind persons and makes brooms, mats and other items. Proceeds from the sales will go to the blind. To Show Paintings Prints and reproductions of famous paintings by old and modern masters will be exhibited by the Ottawa University art department on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The exhibition will be held at the Gas Service Co. office. Those paintings on view will also be offered for sale with proceeds going into an OU fund to purchase pictures for the OU campus. Go, Go, Go, The senior class at Ottawa High School would like to go to the Ozarks for a class trip. And they will exorcise their salesmanship to get the trip. Today at a class meeting, ironing board covers were passed out. If they sell enough before May 28 (class trip day), they'll go to the Ozarks. Initiation Day Don't be surprised if you see Ottawa University students wearing football helmets today. The answer is simple, it's "0" Club initiation. All new club members must wear football helmets, pants and t-shirts to classes today. The initiation will be completed with a session tonight. Appanoose High School residents voiced statements ""pro and con" today in Ottawa concerning a petition that asks a strip of land in the district be moved or paper to Overbrook High School. The group of about 50 persont gathered at the Youth Center for the hearing on the petition. Supt. Paul W. Crawford, Osage The Weather ly cloudy this afternoon, clear- Ing with frost tonight; Wednesday partly cloudy and warmer, highs this afternoon near 50; lows tonight lower 30s; highs Wednesday 50s. High temperature yesterday—45 from I p. m. to 3:21) p. m.: low today—37 from 12:;iO to 1:20 t.. m.; high year ago today—7'.!; low year ago toclny—52; record high this date—s7 In IfllO; record Jew this ilnie—23 In 1907; hourly temperatures, 24 hours ending 8 a. m, to day: 0 a m 41 9 p. m 3t 10 a. m 41 JO p. m 3!? II a. m 42 11 ;j. m Noon 43 Midnight 1 p. HI 4"i 3 a. m. 31 2 p. m 41"' 2 a. m 3? 3 p. m 15 3 a. m 38 4 j m 44 4 it. in. 5 p. in 44 5 a. m 6 p. m 42 6 a. m 3) 7 p. m 41 7 a. m 3( £ p. m 40 * a. m 38 Hold Hearing On Move To Change School Districts Scott, They County, and Supt. J. J. Franklin County, presided, serve as judges on the petition and must render a decision in 30 days. Each person made his or her statement to a tape-recorder, the judges and the crowd. Scott said the information will be studied over before a decision is given. The petition was filled with 19 signatures representing about 10 families within the Appanoose district. It concerns, according to statements made, over 2,100 acres. A spokesman for the petitioning group explained this morning the reason for filing the petition was simply that "we have been going to Overbrook, our preference is Overbrook, and we would like to continue to go there." Those in opposition to the petition complained about the "irregularity of the section" petitioning out. Said one man, "It runs practically clear across the district north and south, taking a big slice out of the territory to get such a few pupils." A few months ago, Michigan Valley rural high school district, which is in Osage County, voted to annex itself to Appanoose. Overbrook High School is located, too, in Osage County near the former Michigan Valley district. While the residents grapple with the high school problem, the grade school districts also face a problem. On May 28, Michigan Valley and Appanoose grade school districts will vote on whether or not to consolidate with each other. Michigan Valley has about 42 grade school students, and Appanoose over 60, bringing the total to over 100. NEXT SPEAKER to the Ottawa Knife and Fork club will be Ed Harding, Washington, N. C., a humorist who used to be a tobacco auctioneer. He w i 1 1 speak here Monday night. The dinner will be held at 7 p.m. at the OU Commons building. Auto Sales Firm Sold Larry Ott and James Seright have purchased the auto sales business at 426 N. Main from Ray mond Carter, and the new owners took charge today. Carter recently purchased the business from H. D. Smith. Ott said the new firm will be operated under the name Larry & Jim's Auto Sales. Ott was employed at the plant of Ottawa Steel Products for about 12 years and was plant manager at the time he resigned about 11 months ago. Since that time he has been with Moore Chevrolet. Seright has been operating a car wash business known as the Rightway Car Wash. He expects to continue that business, he said. HENDERSON, N, C. (AP) Nearly 100 State Highway patrolmen, pushing through lines of eering strikers, escorted workers n and out of the Harriet-Henderson Cotton Mills today following new wave of violence. About 300 workers, advised to bed down inside the plant over night when angry crowds gnlhcrec outside, departed under police pro ection. "Come on out you scabs." shout ed one woman striker. "We'll gc you," another screamed. Three autos bearing first-shif workers were stoned, as they ap proached the North Henderson plant gates. One driver jumpc out of his car and hurled himsel at a nearby striker. Police quick ly stopped the fight. A dynamite explosion ripped u a section of earth inside the Nort Henderson plant gates during th night. There was little damage t the buildings. Occasional rifl shots shattered windows and spla tered against plant walls late i night. Police patrolled mill areas dur ing the night. City officials had appealed t Gov. Luther Hodges for the pa trolmen to help keep order. The strike had apperaed ende Sunday when the Textile Worker Union of America locals voted t ratify a contract settlement. Bi union officials, complaining of th status of returning workers, de clined to sign the agreement Mon day. They said they would delay sign ing until the matter "is clarified. "The strike is off but it is no settled," said Boyd Patton Charlotte, regional director for th union. Company President John I Cooper Jr. said today no agre rnent is in effect with the TWUA Union members, he charged "r pudiated it by their actions. The Senate Committee In Quick Herter Approval Only Sen. Morse don't seem to have any sense responsibility for their own com mitments.' Cooper added that Monda night's incidents would not di courage him from continuing second shift, he said, "I 'If I shut one down, will shut them down, and I won't open them u anymore. 1 ' "The strike is off but It Is nc settled,' said Boyd Payton Charlotte, regional director fo the union. The strike began five month ago when the mills refused to con tinue an arbitration clause in th contract. This issue, job seniorit rights for strikers and others, an union check off provisions deac locked negotiations until last Fr day, when Hodges mediated th dispute. Lamb Insured Payment Plan, adv Two Survivors Of C. J. DeMore Are Located Investigation by n court * np minted administrator, George Lls- cr, and his attorney 1ms uncover- d two survivors of Clarence J. DoMore, well - known Ottawa ransfcr man who died Oct. 24. At the time of his death It was )clievcd DeMore had no survivors lowevcr a long-time friend recalled a hint dropped by DeMorc Tinny years ago about an early iiarriagc. An amendment to the petition for administration of DeMore's es- ate, filed in Probate Court yesterday, reveals DeMore left two daughters now living In Califor nia. Filed with the amendment were copies of birth certificates and divorce proceedings Indicating DeMore was married in Denver on Dec., 1901 to Marcia Swerm. They were divorced in the Superior Court of California on Oct. 28, ]fl09. According to the records uncovered, DeMore and his first wife. . . he married Clara Cross- koph in Ottawa in 1916. had three daughters. One of them, Hernice, died four days after she was born. The other two are Leah Alice DeMore Slavert, 53, of Tor- ranee, Calif., and Lois Bernadine DeMore Grande, 52, Van Nuys, Calif. DeMore left no will. His es late was appraised at $20,353.77 His second wife died in April of 1045. Records filed in Probate Court indicate the first Mrs. De More died Nov. 13, 1020. Pick Jury In Appeal Case District Court jurors were se lected this morning to hear the land condemnation appeal case ol Mr. and Mrs. Arthur R. Spiglc. The Spigles are appealing the amount offered on their land southwest of Ottawa by apprai-s ers, after the Ottawa Board of Education condemned it for the purpose of building a proposed new high school. Selected to hear the case were Alfred Beets, Arthur Long, Bill Ayery, Clyde F. Zielsdorf, Mrs. Vivian Smith, Mrs. Alia Hutchinson, Owen Followell, Mrs- Eva P. Brink, Phil A. Hart, Clifford C- Johnson, K. R. Davidson and Robert E. Barnes. J. R. CHENEY Cheney To State Chamber Board J. R. Cheney, Ottawa, w a elected yesterday to the board o directors of the Kansas State Chamber of Commerce, at the election held in Kansas City. His term as director from Dls Lrlct 2, runs for three years. Elected as president of the stat chamber was John N. Landreth general manager for the Santa FI railroad, Topeka. Carl K. Suderman, Newton, wa elected senior vice president; liar rison Johnson, Independence, vie president for finance; C. C. Kil ker, Topeka, secretary-manager and C. L. Roberts, Topeka, treas urer. 38,000 People Hear Evangelist SYDNEY. Australia (AP) Evangelist Billy Graham addres sed 33,000 people tonight. Graham said women shoul make themselves as attractive a possible to their husbands. He sal wives should run, out and gree their husbands with a kiss whe they came home from work. Tonight's crowd brought th total for the Sydney crusade mee ings so far to 290,500. A gray haired woman in a wheel chai was the first of 2,017 people t make "decisions for Christ." De cisions in Sydney crusade now stand at 20,034. Expecting Again? PARIS (AP) — Princess Grace of Monaco told a close friend in Paris she is expecting a third child, the Paris Journal said today. A spokesman at the palace in Monte Carlo said he knew nothing of this. The Princess, the former Grace Kelly of Philadelphia and Molly wood, could not be reached for comment. Raises Any Policy Questions WASHINGTON (AP) — Chrls- nn A, Herter won quick and nanimous approval of the Senate 'oreign Relations Committee to- ny to succeed John Foster Dules as secretary of state. The committee acted after hear- ng the 64-year-old Herter, who las been chief aide to the cancer- trlckcn Dulles, say the U.S. air •onto to Berlin will be defended nit not necessarily at the risk of nuclear war. Committee Chairman J. Willam Fulbrlght (D - Ark) announced that the nomination of lerter would go before the full Senate later today If possible. Quick confirmation would allow Verier to take office before leaving this weekend for the Western foreign ministers meeting In Paris. Ilerter had told the committee tie did not believe atomic and hydrogen bombs would be justified in the early stages If war developed over Berlin. But, Herter told the committee, "if it became clear that Russia was resorting to all-out war, I think we would have to consider a change In our position." Herter gave this view under prolonged questioning by Sen. Way no Morse (D-Ore) at a hoar- ing in which the applause of other members suggested overwhelming approval of his nomination as secretary of state. Herter spld that "without any question" Congress should be consulted before this country entered all-out war. He added the reservation that such consultation could not hold up instant retaliation in the event of attack. While moot members of th« committee contented themselves with complimentary speeches about Herter, Morse raised policy questions. In answer to what Morse called hypothetical questions, Herter said minor Incidents over Berlin "ought not to be allowed to stark a nuclear holocaust." "I personally believe that Russia is realistic enough not to want to start a war any more than w« do," Herter said at one point. He said he did not believe tha accidental shooting of an American plane over the corridor into Berlin would Justify a war. When asked by Morse his reaction if the Russians started shoot- Ing down American planes deliberately, Herter said, "I'd consider that an overt act of war." Herter was assured in advance of committee approval. Cold Spring The mercury dipped to 37 degrees in Ottawa this morning, and the weather bureau announced that freezing temperatures are expected in the state tonight, with the most severe cold being in the northwest and north central portions of t h e state. Temperatures are expected to range from 25 to 35 degrees. Crop experts said they do not expect any damage to the wheat crop, since temperatures must drop into the lower 20s for a period of several hours to damage the crop. Temperatures are expected to climb into the 50s tomorrow, with more sunshine. OU Band To Take Summer Trip To Orient How would you like to spend the summer in the orient? That's exactly what the "strollers," a band composed of Ottawa University students, will do this summer. The organization was selected by the U. S. Army to tour the orient and entertain troops. They will leave by military plane July 2 and visit Hawaii, Japan, Korea, Okinawa, Tawiwan, the Philippine Islands and possibly other points as directed by the army. The "Strollers" are directed by Prof. Howard White, head of the OU band. White and his wife will accompany the students on the trip. They will give approximately 75 programs in theaters along the route. The program will be composed of light music. Return to the states will be Aug. 21. Eight members of the organization are OU students and are active in the band and in other facets of campus life. James SmiUi Princeton High School band director, is a member of the group and is the chief arranger. Two vocalists, Barbara Rogers, Lansing and Judy Jordan, Chanute, will accompany the group. Other band members are, Harold Popp, Red Oak, Iowa; Don Manley, Topeka; Darrell Burkdoll, 1404 S. Hickory; Stanley Ricker, Chicago; Marlin Cooper, Moscow and Carl Whitson, Daven port, Iowa. INTO THE FINALE — Vocalists Judy Jordan (left) and Barbara Rogers swing Into the finale of a rehearsal of the Strollers, with director Howard White. The Sferattsn will tour the orient entertaining troops this summer. Plan Meetings On Consolidation Six rural grade school districts decided last night to hold "community meetings" with the patrons in their respective districts on school consolidation. The districts are Green Dell, Mineola, Baxter, Sand Creek, Davy and New Union. They will hold their meetings on separate nights and discuss whether or not they should join with the other districts in a rural elementary school consolidation. The decision came as a result of a two-month study by the North Franklin County Planning Committee, made up of representatives of each district. The group has visited new grade school buildings, talked to patrons and officials of the buildings, and conducted a general study alonf the line. Each district will present th* results of that study to its community. Dates for the hearings are Green Dell, April 24; Mineola, April 28, Baxter, April 29; Sand Creek, May 1; Davy, May 4; and New Union, May 8. Who's Life? RIO DE JANEISO, Brazil (AP> —Brazil's President Juscellno Ku« bitschek, a surgeon before he took to politics, will go on TV May 14 to perform a gall bladder tion. Kubitschek and Dr, Darcy teiro will operate on Carlos Freas, master of ceremonies on ths Bra» ilian program "This is Your Life."

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