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July 18, 1957

Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 5

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How to React To Storms Is to Be Taught By DOUGLAS LARSEN ••: NEA Staff Correspondent. WASHINGTON - (NEA^-The shocking death toll from the Louisiana hurricane was a base of public education lagging too far behind scientific progress. This is how the U.S. Weather Bureau analyzes that tragedy. To correct this situation, and prevent the same thing from happening in a half dozen similar danger spots, the Bureau is drafting a million dollar emergency public education program. "Our forecasting of that storm and the water surge was just about as accurate as scientific methods can achieve," a Bureau spokesman asserted, "but the people just failed to react to our warnings." The area had a 24-hour notice of the approach of the winds with the prediction of a five foot surge of water. Eleven hours before the water hit, the Bureau issued an official bulletin that the surge | would be nine feet high, enough to inundate the areas which were flooded. Didn't Understand "The trouble was that the people didn't really understand what our warning meant or felt that it just couldn't be happening to them," the Weather Bureau spokesman said. "They stayed home when they should have evacuated the area," he says. The education program which the Bure.au is drafting would include movies, lectures, drills and conferences with public officials for the preparation. of emergency plans. Newspaper reporters and local radio and TV commentators would be instructed on how to interpret and report Bureau warnings to the public faster and tnore effectively. Sheriffs, Red Cross people, civil defense offici- eials and local and state police would be called together for briefings on the special problems resulting from p hurricanes. During the next few months these education efforts would be concentrated in low, coastal communities most vulnerable to hurricane - caused water surges. This surge, or tidal wave forecasting is relatively new and not generally understood. It's based on complicated calculations of wind speed Steel Price, Wage Increase Main Factors— Style and Power Take a Back Seat to the Boost in New Auto Prices REGALJSTAMP . . This new 20-cetit Malayan stamp has a portrait of Queen Elizabeth, and shows a Malayan fishing boat. It was issued by Malayan Federation post offices. tract increase given on the as' sumption that improving automa tion will increase labor output. This will end un as an increase By DOUGLAS LARSEN | thing could happen,, including j improvement factor increase NEA Staff Correspondent j price cuts on some models. ) which auto workers got June 1. DETROIT — (NEA)—You think i The Administration in Washing- ! Tne improvement factor is a con you've got headaches with rising! ton is applying pressure on the in- prices7 {dustry to keep any price increas- You ought to sec the paroxysm.es to an absolute minimum or of pain and panic which the pos-ihold the line, if possible. The auto sibility of price rises on the '58 j industry is said to hold the key to j of between $16 and $25 per car if models is causing the auto indus-; checking further inflation. | early production is about aver- try. , j Trouble is, auto makers point i «8 e . figures show For the first time since World out, two events have already ta-j Just Start Spiral War II styling and horsepower\ ken place which virtually force! p, u t j^ese increases just start are taking a back seat to interest \ some increases on the '58 models, i t ne pr j ce S pi ra l, the car markers in prices on upcoming new mod-j pj rs t wa s the recent six dollar! say. Increased costs to their sup els. Timet Herald, Carroll, Iowa Thursday, July 18, 1957 this demand by' giving Pontiac the ting the firm out of its financial right to sell its small British-built troubles. Vauxhall Victor in the U.S. and 0n1e solu . tion t0 the P ri «» diiem- D . . .. . . L . , , „,„ inia is an increase on some of the Buick the right to market GM's more deluxe models and a cut on German-rrilde Opel Rekord. the cheaper models This will giv« The whole vhole industry is eagerly ^P ^rs • ^ er . P ri «f floU*. _ t . . . „ , ! Whatever Detroit decides, it g Studebaker - Packard s won't be known b .t the public un- ed the relatively slow sales of '57s on prices being too high. Every meeting of dealers around the country has produced ( .. some kind of resolution saying ™"f"/ n ? ... . .. _ . that the biggest mistake Detroit recent introduction of the Scots- could make on the '58s would be;™". l J*j *J* ^j!?^ tn Increase nrices $1,800 and $2,000. S-P dealers are , B v to increase prices. (delighted with the early customer'and styling innovations. Just about everv market indica-i reaction and S-P executives think I — — tor which the dealers - and the j they have finally found salvation I * N FORT DODGE HOSPITAL Detroit experts - haye before! for their company in satisfying'! (T,m " Her " M s ' rvif * } til the date new models are introduced officially Prices are as carefully guarded as engineering for lower-priced per ton steel increase. With a ton i pliers, increase prices of tires, \ _ .... ... When .the complex Ingredients and one half of steel in the av-j glass, other metals and fabrics, it | them indicates that the public is public demand* in the price pot are served uperage car this is an increase of Ms said. i fed up with high car prices. (cars, with, the new models this fall the j about $10 per car for the steel) The most persistent and telling' Probably the most dramatic in-1 Set Records best estimate is that there will be; alone. The car industry buys steel ] pressure against any price boost I dicator is the bis boom in small j American Motor* which ha*!' about a four per cent price boost, about three months in advance so; on lne "SBs is from the dealers. A I foreign cars, selling for around ea mMf>H h «vfiv ™ th* ' " „ I tered a s P' rit Lak e hospital. La~ • $1,500. Sales of small cars could 1^ n T. ^L .-J? ?1*'\ ter he wa s transferred to Fori MANNING - Albert Wiese of Manning is a patient in a Fort Dodge hospital. He was taken ill I at his home at Okoboji, and en- Agents Scon Borders For Illegal Liquor DES MOINES Wu-The chairman of the Iowa Liquor Control Commission said Thursday he has "a strong suspicion that a lot of illegal liquor is coming into Iowa." Commission Chairman William' P. Housel said the commission has no enforcement personnel and has asked the State Safety Department to look into the situation. "We asked the department to do what it thought should be done about it," Housel said. "Our suspicion is based on a review of sales at the state liquor stores, and rumors we get. However, a study of the sales does not develop any pattern," he said. * Chief, R. W. Nebergall of the; Iowa Bureau of Criminal Investi- j gation said his agents are\watch-j ing all of the state's borders for violators. He said that recently his j agents- picked up an Illinois car at Davenport containing Illinois liquor. The driver was fined $300 and a court case was filed to confiscate the car. He,said also that recently Sioux City pqlice had a similar case. j "However, the situation today is ! nothing like it was in the early 40s,"* Nebergall said. "In those days we filled the bureau's need {.for automobiles by the use of confiscated cars." The '57s averaged seven per cent , the increase will hit just as the; recent national poll of dealers run higher than the '56s. I production of '58s hits its peak. ! ny Automotive News revealed that Anything Can Happen j Number two factor was a two 1 the high cost of new cars was But the current price ingredi-; cents per hour cost of living in-; their greatest irritation against ents are so exp.osive (hat any- crease and a six cents per hour the manufacturers- Dealers blam- u . , .„. i ence of a heavy demand for IOW-ITW,.., be near a quarter of a million, cost carS( ,„ ina „ h|uj pay , Dod 8 e - u!e?indicate ear ' reglStrat, °" f,g "i di . rt this ^ar ™ this field* Sates' Common table salt and its com- of its Ramblers and Metropolitans ponents, sodium and chlorine. General Motors has recognized have been setting records and get- j riculture, diet and industry. and direction and water depths. , Eventually the Bureau's educa-| Commission records show that tion program would be spread all j liquor sales at nine state stores in over the U.S., to areas threatened by hurricanes alone, not subject to the tidal wave threat. Most Vulnerable Among the areas most vulnerable to surges or waves, Weather Bureau officials say, are the Padre Islands in the Gulf of Mexico, near Corpus Christi, Tex.; the Dolphin Islands near Mobile, ,Ala.; the Jacksonville, Fla., beaches; and the coastal areas near Charleston, S. C. There are many other sections similar to these. "Tens of thousands of people flock to these spots on weekends or when it's hot and if a storm should strike at these times the death toll could be fantastic." one of the Bureau experts claims. "We shake in our boots when storms threaten these areas, for this reason," he adds. The new surge forecasting is the result of emergency funds granted to the Bureau by Congress in 1956, following the terrible hurricanes of the previous season.' Congress will be asked* to appro- { iriate the additional million dol- ars to finance the education program the Bureau is drafting. Last year the Bureau ran a small pilot public education program in Kansas City on how to respond to tornado warnings. As a result, the death toll was reduced more than 50 per cent the next eastern Iowa were off more than $242,000 in fiscal 1956, compared to the previous year. Sales in three stores in western Iowa were off more than $115,000 the same year. Officials said some of the decrease probably was due to a live per cent increase early in 1955 in prices at "the stores. However, sales at 12 Interior Iowa stores showed an increase of more 'than $673,000 at the same time sales "were dropping at the border stores. I Legion Auxiliary at Lake View Installs (Tint* Herald NI>WI Sen-Ire) LAKE" VIEW - The Legion Auxiliary meeting was called to! order Wednesday evening by thej president Mrs. Eddie Drilling. A ' short business meeting was held before thev annual installation of|| officers. The installation tables! were laid with white cloths and | decorated, with red and blue, streamers. Mrs. Harlan Flink, the installing officer, was assisted by Mrs. Robert Deur, Mrs. Charles Maynard, and Mrs. Carl Sproul. Mrs. Don Nelson was installing j sergeant-at-arms. Mrs. Harold Elias, past president, presented the past; president's oin to Mrs. Drilling from the unit. Officers instft'liec were: Mrs. time a tornado hit the area, it isJLioyS MtfodV.^ president;- Mrs. claimed. E. L, Christian.; first vice presi- A similar pilot program w a s , dent;. Mrs. : Jack Smith, second run at Fargo, N. D. The next time a tornado hit 250 houses were destroyed, but only seven persons were killed. The people of the town had learned how to react to the warnings. "We learned the hard way in Louisiana that such education programs are necessary to fill the gap in our hurricane warning program," the Weather Bureau spokesman said. It takes about five quarts of milk to make one pound of American cheese. j vice president; Mrs. Iver Fee, secretary; Mrs. E. P. Kettering, treasurer; Mrs. M A. Durst, historian; and Wandella Flink, ser-j geant-at-arms. j After the • installation service, 1 1 Mrs. Moody named her commit- j tees and the group made plans to; assist with the dinner for the | Boom family. Mrs Eugene Stock; was hostess chairman. I The term ''engineer" originally was applied to any person who produced military weapons or de- fai«(W,-r.-*,l'-ir * ; .V, .• V* Let Perfection . Be Your Guide— CHOOSE A KEEPSAKE Keepsake DIAMOND k I N (. j l i For outstanding quility, beauty and v»lue r you can not choose better than a Keepsake Diamond Ring. 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