Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois on May 18, 1955 · Page 9
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Youth, 12, Breaks the IQ Barrier CLEVELAND t*>— The parents of 12-year-old John Francis Schivell have a problem. Psychologists told them their son's level of intelligence is so high it caji't be measured by standardized tests and most public schools are inadequate for his intellectual gifts. A strapping 150-pounder who stands 5 feet 6, John is wrapped up in physics and mathematics ■nd says he wants to become a "research scientist." He is a freckle-faced bespectacled eighth-grader at suburban MapU Heights High School, where he gets straight A's. "Broke Through" Two years ago, during routine testing by Kent State -University psychologists, testers said John "broke through the top of the Stanford-Binet intelligence test In tests by the department of psvchology of Western Keserv University, John attained a perfect ecore in such areas as language development memory, ability to com-pare and contrasc ideas and con cepts and recognition of words, according to Dr. Corrine F. Baker, assistant clinical professor there. The boy spends his spare time reading technical publications, studying foreign languages, and is currently absorbed in a Diograpny of th» late Albert Einstein. Dr. Baker said : "It is easily seen that John is out of place among boys of his own age. He has adult reading habits and" is bored with school, because there is insufficient challenge. Scores 190 Dr. Baker said John recorded the highest possible score of 190 in a series of IQ tests in which average children register in a range from S5 to 114. John's father, a layout inspector In a factory, applied for a scholar-ahip for the boy at a private acad emy, but says he cannot afford the $800 yearly cost for tne boy rom, board and books. Two Tots Smother in Icebox EAST ST. LOUIS (J) — Two 3■year-old East St. Louis children smothered to death Tuesday when they were trapped in an abandoned ice box in a neighbor's garage. The victims were Robert Lee Ballance, son of Mrs. Edna Mae Ballance and Nancy Anne Cygan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Cygan. Mrs. Cygan and Elmer Ballance, Robert's grandfather, found the two children unconscious in the ice box after an hour'3 search. They died a short time later at Christian Welfare Hospital. Authorities estimated the children had been in the upright box for more ' than 30 minutes. They apparently opened the door, •queezed into the small food compartment, about two feet by two feet, and were trapped with the door slammed shut behind them. East St. Louis police said they would seek two warrants charging Julian Gilliam, owner of the ice box with violation of a city or dinance which forbids abandoning ice boxes and refrigerators where they are accessible to children un less the doors have been removed from their hinges. Cell Gene Cohill 816 Forest Ave. Phone 3-9961 Theyll Do It Every Time ~~~~~ By Jimmy Hatlo \ / _ a A/VtlUlM ATP LAST DAY OF TVlE CURRENT AOfTVl — R^^-w-M^— TULC ICTUS 1 h PROBER SEWT.'WILlJ n you ruL-i.rri r > I AUKE O0TTVlE$l5 J CHECK? SUCCESSOR — Gen. Lyman L. Lemnitzer is the new commander in chief of the Far East command and the United Nations command. He succeeds Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor, new U.S. Army chief of staff. Farm Penalty Lifted by New Legislation WASHINGTON tsi — A bill to repeal one of the penalties on farmers who do not abide by acreage controls in the farm price support program was sent to the White House Tuesday. The Senate approved the iiouse- Dassed measure by a voice vote after rejecting by a 49-35 rollcall a compromise proposal. Tne Agriculture Department has en dorsed it. The bill would abolish a provi-on of the 1954 farm law which denies soil conservation benefit payments to any farmer who know- ngiy violates acreage auor.menr.5 on basic crops. These, are corn, heat, cotton, tobacco, nee and peanuts. It would leave unchanged tne government's main weapon for enforcing compliance with acreage quotas — the right to impose di rect monetary penalty levies against violators. BEIER'S BREAD "BAKED PINE SINCE '69" SOTUE AUILS CROSSED ME SETS ANOTHER DOWNING LETTER ON THE second cay of the nextmontm — W OKAY/OKAY* W% PR08B,?? tj0OK! WUASSA IDEA OF J"— 1 T SSifSSSSR' KlcM^SeLlR^NO WONDER VOU CAN J I ^^^^^^^^^^ Refuses to Yield Party Line, Convicted by Jury POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (#- A hot-tempered housewife has been found guilty of refusing to yield a country telephone party line wnen volunteer fireman tried to report Mrs. Mary L. Kayes, 43, of ' Rhinebeck, N Y.. could get a max- a of a vear m jail, a 5aOO line or both under a new state statute covering use of party line tele phones in an emergency. Mrs. Kaves, mother of four, sobbed when the verdict was announced in Dutchess County Court last night. "Let me alone, don't bother me," she shouted at newsmen. Judge John R. Schwartz set May 24 for sentencing and continued Mrs. Kayes in $500 bail. According to testimony in the two-day trial, Mrs. Kayes said. "Let the damn thing burn and get off the line," when fire dispatcher REXAIR Sales & Service Kenneth Richards 410 Madison Ave. Ph. J-518 4 TRACTOR MODELS AVAILABLE 3 h.p. Junior 5 h.p. Special 5 h.p. Deluxe 8 h.p. Deluxe All modftlt h*T« eompUH worm drir* differential and trantmittion with two forward apaadt and on* Donald Townsend asked her to give up the line to ieport a brush fire last Jan. 21. Townsend and Mrs. Kayes share the line with ve other users. Townsend testified he had to rive nearly a mile to another telephone to make the call. A fire official told the court the re got out of control because of the delay and destroyed a nearby bam. s. Kayes claimed she didn't ve there really was a fire. because "you hear the danndest things on a party line." tropi. 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Not Genuine, Presbys Told LOS ANGELES if) — "The so- called revival sweeping America isn't genuine or permanent," Presbyterians were told last night. "Most people seem to want God as you want a hot water bottle in the night— to get you over a temporary discomfort." Dr. Charles B. Templeton, of New York, secretary of the Division of Evangelism of thePiesby- terian Church in the U.S.A., said at a rally preceding the church's 167th general assemoiy: Membership in tne cnurcnes is NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE CO. Established 1845 John M. McGowan Representative Phone 44 Am boy, 111. increasing more rapidly than tne nation's population and is at an •time mgn. However, mere is also an increase in the national debt, national taxes and national crime. "Oddly enough, though there is a statistical increase in religious interest, there is also an increase in the number of criminals and the seriousness of their offenses. SEE AL TICE of Sterling Heme Improvement for 3-D Aluminum Roofing • Siding Storm Windows and Insulation PH. 4-3013 DIXON "The statistical columns reveal I a nation increasingly Christian. The' news columns reVeal a nation increasingly pagan. "Any genuine iev;\al of religion will have to go beyound a mere concern to have God as a convenience and come to the point of dedication to Him and to His world." Dr. Templeton addressed an esti mated 3,000 persons at an evangelistic rally of a two-day pre-assembly conference. The general The Dixon Evening TelefrapK Wednesday, May i», iroo Page 9 It has been estimated that New Yorkers lose 128.000,000 anually to swindlers operating fake charities. First dental college in the world was founded at Bainbridge. Ohio, in 1828 SNAP PHOTOS For SCHOOL CHILDREN We Will Take Your Picture in Our Studio and Produce 1 ft 2Y-, x 3i/2 Inch Gloss $|00 1 0 Photos— Total Price 1 SATURDAY, MAY 21st — 9 a.m. to 8 pjn. No Appointment Needed HOMER B. 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