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Vol. 88—No. 167 Carroll, Iowa, Wednesday, July 17, 1957—Eight Pages Delivered by Carrier Boy tn Carroll Each Evening {or 35,Cents Pec Week 7 „ aingl* * copr Appeal State Decision on Manning School Plan Zhukov-Wilson Meeting Might Be Useful, Eisenhower Says Up Standards of Teachers in Public Schools New Grade Instructors Must Have 4-Year Degrees In 1960 DES MOINES UP) — A four-year college degree will be required of new elementary school teachers in Iowa beginning Aug. 31. I960, the State Department of Public Instruction said Wednesday. The raising of public school teachers' standards was approved by the state department. J. C. Wright, state superintendent of public instruction, said Iowa becomes the 38th state to establish the bachelor's degree as the minimum standard: Beginning high school teachers have been required to meet the college degree standard since 1955, and new elementary school teachers have needed only two years of college. The new requirement does not pertain to those already teaching in elementary schools. Administrators, Too The department also raised the requirements for new school administrators, effective Aug. 31, 1960. New principals and supervisors will be required to have master's degrees and new school superintendents will be required to have completed one year of study beyond a master's degree. Wayland W. Osborn, director of the state division of teachers education and certificates, said requirements were raised "so the teacher and administra'.or can do a more competent job in today's world." Cultural Level Rising "The general cultural level of our communities is rising," he said, "and school people must be better prepared." The deadline for the new requirements was set for 1960 to enable a transition to occur in adoption of the plan. The • transition will work this way: Certificates for elementary school teachers with two years of college will not be available after Aug. 31, 1958. However, students entering college in the fall of 1957 and 1958 may get a certificate in 1959 or 1960, respectively, but it will be valid for only one year of teaching, whereas it was valid for six years' teaching previously. This certificate, called the professional commitment certificate, will be renewable upon successful teaching experience and six additional semester hours of college work completed each year un. til the teacher t gets a four-year college degree. ' Wright said temporary certificates will continue to be issued for teaching in schools which face teacher shortages. Ike Stands Rights Bill by 4 Civil Objectives WASHINGTON W — President Eisenhower said Wednesday he can not imagine any circumstances which would induce him to try to enforce school desegregation through use of troops. Eisenhower stuck by his state- Want Closer Look at Cut in U.S. Forces By EDWIN B. HAAKINSON WASHINGTON M—Three members of,.the Senate Armed Services Committee said today they want to take a closer look at a Pentagon order for a 100,000-man reduction in the armed forces' authorized strength of 2,800,000. But two members of the House Appropriations Committee- Chairman Cannon (D-Mo) and pep. Mahon (D/Tex) — generally approved "the reduction. $2 Million Saving Secretary* of Defense Wilson, acting with President Eisenhower's approval, announced the cut Tuesday to be effective by the end of 1957. He said it would save about two million dollars "without materially affecting deployments of major combat units abroad, including those in Western Europe." Chairman Russell (D-Ga) of the Senate committee said he had not been informed in advance of the reduction plans. He said in an interview: "Our committee certainly will want to find out what these reductions will mean in the Air Force and its striking power," I Sen. Francis Case (R-SD), another committee member, said he wants to know "how much of a reduction this means in our combat power." The Army was ordered to absorb half the cut, or 50,000, the Air Force 25,000, the Navy 15,000 and the Marine Corps 10,000. Congress previously had authorized a combined strength of 2,800,000 men and women in uniform during the 12 - months that began July 1, but the latest defense tabulation showed 2,789,642 on May 31. That would hold the actual reduction to just under 90,000. Should Find Out Plan Sen. Jackson (D-Wash) said he agreed with Russell that the Armed Services Committee "should find out from the Department of Defense just what their long-i^nge plan \s." Russell saiti he believed "some limited redaction in our armed forces might be warranted Cannon said: "There is no need for so much manpower and more reductions can be made.'We fight nowadays with chemicals and ma chinery rather than in" hand-to- hand combat." Mahon, chairman of the House A p p r o p r i a 11 o n s subcommittee : which' handles defense funds, called it "a gobd move that won't hurt defense." ment of Tuesday night that he wants four objectives met in any civil rights bill on which the Senate finally acts. In the statement the President said he wants enforcement, without jury trial, of voting rights and similar enforcement of "other" civil rights. He mentioned establishment of a ciril rights investigating commission and the addition of a civil rights division in the Justice Department. Eisenhower was asked at his news conference his attitude toward an amendment by Sens. Anderson ID-NM) and Aiken (R-Vt) which would knock out of the bill a provision under which school integration and desegregation in public places could be enforced by injunctive action. He was asked if he would be satisfied with a bill which involved only voting rights. Wants Emphasis Eisenhower replied that the voting rights aspect of the measure should be emphasized. He said he had been told by some persons that-the section of the bill which authorizes injunctive action to enforce civil rights in general-section 3—might involve great dangers. A reporter pressed Elisenhower as to whether he favors permitting the attorney general on his own motion to go into court to enforce school integration. No, the President replied, when it is stated that way, not without some request from local authorities for action. Ahead of Eisenhower's discussion of civil rights, Republican senators held a closed-door strategy session to plan for the all-out fight now under way .in the Sen-,] ate. One senator, who came from the meeting while it was still underway, told a reporter: No Compromises "No compromises have been proposed or agreed upon. We are discussing all phases of the* bill." With the critical battle touched off, President Eisenhower reaffirmed his support of all the basic provisions of the bill. 1 Eisenhower's statement was issued by the White House within minutes after the Senate voted 7118 late Tuesday to take up the legislation for debate and action. "That's good," exlaimed Sen. Humphrey (D-Minn), a leading supporter of the bill, when he saw the President's statement. Other senators backing the measure also hoped it would stiffen resistance to compromise moves. Sen. Potter (R-Mich) said he didn't think more than five or six Republican senators would vote for any amendments to the administration bill, passed by the House last month. But Sen. Russell (D-Ga) said the Southern opponents he is leading "were prepared to expend the greatest effort ever made in history to prevent passage of this bill in its present form." • , The Dixie forces already have Civil Rights . See Page 7 Once Worked Very Closely With Russian Recalls Cooperation in Berlin at the End of World War II By MARVIN L. ARROWSM1TH WASHINGTON Wl — President Eisenhower said Wednesday a meeting of Russia's Marshal Zhu- kov and Secretary of Defense Wilson might prove useful. Eisenhower mace the comment at a news conference which ranged into foreign affairs, but also dealt heavily with a prime do-: mestic subject—the administration's pending civil rights bill. On the latter subject, Eisenhower said he could not imagine any circumstances which would induce him to try to enforce school desegregation through use of troops. Some foes of the civil rights bill have contended it would open the way to military enforcement of desegregation. The President's suggestion that a Zhukov-Wilson meeting might be worth while stemmed, from a request for comment on the recent shakeup of the Kremlin top com mand. Changes In Government On that point, Eisenhower said in his opinion the shakeup resulted from fundamental changes within the Soviet government. Eisenhower recalled that he and Zhukov, now Soviet defense min ister, became quite well acquaint ed at the end of World War II They were both in Berlin at the time. The President went on to say that he and Zhukov at that time cooperated very closely, and that a Zhukov-Wilson meeting at this time might prove profitable by bringing together defense ministers of the two countries. The President also discussed these topics: ATOMIC STOCKPILE — As Secretary of State Dalles did Tuesday, Eisenhower said this country is considering the possibility of putting a stockpile of atomic weapons at the disposal of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). He said further, however, that there is no specific program on that at this time, DISARMAMENT — Eisenhower said he is dead set against recessing the current London disarmament talks on the basis of anyone there being tired or discouraged. He said there are sometimes good reasons for a recess so that representatives of the various countries can consult with their governments, but no excuse whatever for getting discouraged. MANPOWER — The President Eisenhower . . . See Page 7 CUT DOWN TO BOY SIZE . . . James Benjamin Malone III must have gotten tired of being called "that darling little girl." At any rate with the help of his parents, two-year-old Jimmy visited an Atlanta, Ga., barbershop to have those long, curly tresses cut down to boy size. The camera followed Jimmy through the transformation. At left he certainly makes a pretty "girl." Center, some place between "girl" arid boy. At right, , all boy. Slight Relief From Heat Wave Friday By The Associated Press The weatherman offered some hope Wednesday for relief from Iowa's current heat wave. But any break in the hot weather was not expected to come until temperatures had reached sizzling highs Wednesday. The mercury climbed to 104 at Red Oak Tuesday and Council Bluffs had 102. The heat was expected to spread to northeast Iowa Wednesday where cool air held readings in the 70s Tuesday. The Weather Bureau said there is a chance of showers or thunderstorms Thursday afternoon and night in the northwest part of the state. The northwest half of Iowa can expect some relief from the heat Friday, the Weather Bureau said. It should be hot and humid again Wednesday night with lows generally in the 70s. Lows early Wednesday ranged from 65 at Dubuque and Mason City to 73 at Des Moines, Ottumwa, Sioux City and Burlington. Dubuque received .63 inch of rain Tuesday. In its five-day outlook, the Weather Bureau forecasts temperatures will average near to slightly below normal and rainfall is expected to average half an inch to ah inch. Widen Watershed to Spread Assessments Expansion of the watershed drainage one-half mile in v/idth on the county line in Kniesl township and quarter-mile restricted widths in the southeast portion of the county, has been proposed by the Board of Three Iowa Fisherrrten 'Safe, Well' CARR6LL FORECAST Continued fair and hot through Thursday. High Thursday 98-102. Low Wednesday night 74-76. IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy, little warmer extreme northeast, fair and hot elsewhere Wednesday night. Lows in 70s. Thursday mostly fair and hot with highs 90-96 northeast', 96102 southwest, Further outlook: Friday partly, cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms and turning cooler northwest. FIVE-DAY IOWA FORECAST Temperatures will average near to slightly below normal Thursday .through next Monday, Normal highs 88 north to 90 south. Normal lows 63 north to 66 south- Turning cooler Friday. No important temperature changes there after. Rainfall will average one- half inch to one inch from scattered showers anc! thunderstorms, mostly during the weekend. , » . • • The Weather In Carroll (Dally Temp«ra,tur«i Courtesy Iowa Fubllo Hervloe Company) Yesterday's high — 95 Yesterday's low ~..„™,— 70 At 7 a.m. today 75 At 10 a.m. today ; ~ 87 Weather A Year Ago -fit was mostly cloudy, with rain in the afternoon,' a year ago to day. Temperatures ranged from 7,0' to W. SOLVES TRAFFIC PROBLEM . . . When Leland Bryan of Highland, Mich., gets tired of bucking hljhway traffic he takes off* literally, Bryan-invented the "autoplane," Hen at top. The same eraft, bottom, takes to the highway with equal ease after its wings are folded, It does W m.p.h. it tbe/ejr aid M on the ground, County School Board Budget of $41,320 Adopted A budget of $41,320 was adopted by the county board of education at a meeting Tuesday night in the office of County Supt. B. G. Halverson. No objectors appeared at a public hearing which had been announced for 8 p.m. The new budget represents an increase of $9,820 over last year and provides for changes in the county scfiool staff. Mildred Mid- dletqn, county supervisor of elementary education, is to be made curriculum coordinator for both elementary and secondary schools. A new staff member will be added to take over some of Miss Middleton's work in the elementary field. Changes in social security assessments which heretofore have been pai,d out of general county funds account for other increases for the coming year. ' It was reported by County Supt. Halverson that to date no one has been hired for the new staff position or for county supervisor of special education replacing Martin Tonn, who has resigned to accept an appointment at Minnesota State College, Moorhead, Minn. Loses Arm In Car-Truck Crash TIPTON W — Robert Vols, 25, Moline, 111., lost his left arm Tuesday when his car and a truck sideswiped on Highway 150 about four miles east of here, He also suffered a broken leg and head injuries. Vols was in a car following one driven by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfonse Vols. They were returning home after visiting relatives at Charles City. Highway Patrolman Richard Ward quoted truck driver John Morland of Olin as saying Vols appeared to slump over as if he fell asleep just before-the accident. (EARLY- STORY \ Page %^ THE PAS, Man. Uft-Royal Cana dian Mounted Police said Wednesday three Iowa fishermen, re ported missing for a week, had been located by a search plane and were safe and well. Police said the search plane gave no details in its radio report. The only clue to the identity of the three men was given when they stored fish here July 6 under the name of "K. Kudart" of Waterloo, Iowa. At Waterloo it was confirmed that they vtere August Kudart, 49, his son Kenneth, 16 and Warner Zeran, 46. The three arrived at Clearwater Lake, 17 miles northeast of here, on July 5 for a three-day fishing expedition. After storing fish at a locker plant the following day they returned to the lake and left their car with W. H. Bunting, a summer resident. Bunting reported the trio missing last Sunday. He said they had planned a 10-mile trip across the lake but failed to return as expected. He said conditions on the lake were unsettled the day they set out. Mrs. August Kudart said at Waterloo that her husband had written that the party planned to return to The Pas Thursday and to Waterloo Saturday. Storm Creek | Trustees of Drainage District No district from 1 23- Annexes More Land A survey of the territory pro-, posed for the annexation was made by W. C. Otto, of Sac City. The purpose of the annexation is to spread the assessment load over the entire watershed of the district, attorneys said. The proposed annexation of additional property into the district will run the western boundary from three quarters of a mile east of Breda and thence through Maple River, three-quarters of a mile east of Roselle and southeasterly to the northern part of Newton Township. The proposed eastern boundary roughly follows the current boundary line. That starts three miles west of Highway 71 on the Carroll Sac county line. It proceeds south' ^easterly through the west part pf Lidderdale. Then the proposed boundary extends south and east through the west' part of Glidden and south to a point one-half mile north of the intersection of the north boundary of Union Township with the west boundary of Richland Township. The proposed new assessment district that extends in width from Maple River to Glidden in the central part of the county, contrasts sharply with a maximum width of five miles on the south boundary line of Grant Township in the pres ent district. Hearing August 14 Property owners in the territory involved in the proposed annexation have been notified of a public hearing in the courthouse on Aug. 14 at 10 am. Objections to annexation of the property into the dis trict can be made at that time. Decisions on the inclusion or exclusion of property rests with the board of trustees, but appeals can be made from those decisions to the district court, attorneys for the trustees pointed out. County Board Takes Case to District Court Notices Served on Crawford, Shelby, Audubon County Boards Notices of an appeal In district court against th» recent decision of the State Board of Public Instruction in the proposed Manning school reorganization have been served by the Carroll County board of education on county boards of Crawford, Shelby and Audubon counties, it was learned here Wednesday The four counties are involved jointly in the proposed reorganization which was voided by the state board on June 21 following an appeal by the Audubon Coun-' ty board. Objected to Boundaries Audubon County objected to the inclusion, of certain areas in boundaries of the reorganization as they had been set up by citizens of the proposed community district and approved by a majority vote of a joint four-county board on May 14, 1957. This was a second attempt to reorganize districts of the four counties into a Manning community school. The first attempt also brought protests from Audubon County and resulted in an appeal to the State Board of Public Instruction which was upheld The" Carroll County board then appealed the state board's decision in district court but the court action later_ was dropped. New petitions involving substantially the same boundaries were filed on April 25 of this year and approved by* the joint county boards after a public hearing in Manning, May 14 I Second Appeal Subsequently second, appeal was made" by''Audubon County to the state board, notice of which was filed on May 16. A hearing was held in Des Moines, June 12, and announcement made on June 21 that this action also had been upheld. Whatever the outcome, of litigation, school officials said that all hope of reorganizing for this year has been abandoned since the deadline was July 1, 1957. The proposed reorganization Involved about 100 sections of land in the four counties with a taxable valuation of more than $7,000,000. Onawa Youth, 16, Killed-in Car Mishap OMAHA W) — Dorman Gray, 16, Of Onawa, Iowa, was killed Tuesday night when a car in which he was riding with four other youths crashed into a clay bank at a dead end street'in South Omaha. Police identified the driver as Harold Smith, 19, Qmaha. Smith and the three others were in a hospital with Injuries not believed *eriQU*. Rescue 3 Women In Cherokee Blaze CHEROKEE ifl —Three women patrons of a beauty salon were rescued and an estimated $100,000 damage was, done to a drugstore in a fire at a Cherokee business building late Tuesday. The fire started in the basement of the drugstore owned by Harold McWilliams and although flames were confined to that'area, dense smoke permeated the second-story building. The women beauty patrons were led dowh ladders by firemen from the salon on the second floor, which also housed offices of two doctors. The fire was brought under control after three hours. McWilliams estimated damage to his stock and equipment amounted to $100,000. Baumann's Bakery next door suffered damage to its stocks and smoke damage also was caused to a barber shop and an insurance 'office in the building. VFW Hears Max Van Horn Max Van Horn of Des Mulnes, representing the state department of VFW, spoke on membership drives at the regular meeting of post No. 2642 here Tuesday night. Fr." Nooney, state chaplain, transferred his membership to the Carroll post.- The business meeting was conducted by Commander Kenneth Schwarzenbach. DETOUR MAPS POSTED For the convenience of tourists traveling through Carroll and local people planning vacation trips, Iowa detour maps are posted each week at the Chamber of Commerce office, Manager Charles E. Knoblauch announced Wednesday. Weekly maps of all Iowa highways and roads, including primary and secondary, are furnished by the State Highway Commission. They are posted for inspection in the Chamber office but are not available for general distribution. $62 Million in U.S. Contracts to 40 Iowa Firms DES MOINES <fl—The Defense Department has awarded 40 Iowa companies more than 62 million dollars in contracts this year, the Iowa Development Commission reported Wednesday. This total exceeds by more than four million dollars the entire amount awarded all last year. Collins Radio Co. of Cedar Rapids was the biggest recipient of Defense Department contracts, securing 23 for 30'i million dollars. Western Contracting Corp. of Sioux City was next with three contracts for more than 20 million. Bendix Aviation Corp., Pioneer Central Division, Davenport, received 17 contracts for $2,325,323. Others awarded contracts totaling more than one million dollars were Winpower Manufacturing Co. Newton, three contracts; Blue Star Foods, Inc., Council Bluffs, seven contracts; and Blue Diamond, Egg Co., Council Bluffs, three contracts. Hunt Former Pro Boxer in Costello Assassination Try FRED RITCHIE DEAD MARCUS (*) — Services wiU be held at 2 p.m. Thursday for Fred J. Ritchie, 78, retired Marcus farmer, and former member of the Iowa Legislature He djedjMonday, in a hospital at'U Mars. NEW YORK <* - Vincent Gigante, a former professional boxer is being sought as the gunman who attempted to assassinate racketeer Frank Costello, it was learned at police headquarters Wednesday. A police source said the 30-year- old Gigante*is the prime suspect in the wounding of Costello on May 2. It was learned from police sources that Costello — although listed technically as complainant in the assault case—did not name .Gigante as" his 'assailant. . Gigante came under suspicion as a result of investigation without Costello's aid, it was said, Official word that Gigante is wanted came after the New York Herald Tribune said Wednesday in a copyrighted story that detectives had been looking for him since shortly after the attempt on Costello's life. Hours before Wednesday's revelation that Gigante is wanted as the prime suspect, Deputy Poice Commissioner Walter Arm had said that Gigante was wanted for questioning in connection with the case. But Arm would not say why. Arm said the search for Gigante, who has an arrest record, was a matter of "routine investigation" in the case. Arm confirmed the search- for Gigante when asked about the Herald Tribune story. The Herald Tribune said Gigante, whom it identified as a small-time gambler as well as former boxer, bore a grudge against Costello. SCALDED BY STEAM DES MOINES Ufr-Tom Lundy, Des Moines, was in a hospital here • Wednesday with second degree burns suffered Tuesday during his first day on a highway job near lndlanola. He was scalded by steam from a blacklopping machine. If You Don't Have Your Paper by 6 p.m. Thtn dial 3573 . . . end we'll ••• that you gat one. HOW' EVER, WE WOULD LIKE TO ASK YOU NOT TO CALL BEFORE THAT TIME. BECAUSE IN MANY CASES, BETWEEN 5 P. M. AND 6 P. M. YOUR CARRIER BOY MIGHT BE NEAR YOUR HOME, about the time you <»H« However, you should have your paper by 6 p. m. and wt would appreciate vour calling the OFFICE BETWEEN 6 p. W and 7 p. m. If you do not have It by this time,

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