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Carroll Daily Times Herald Vol. 88—No. 172 Carroll, Iowa, Tuesday, July 23, 1957—Twelve Pages Delivered by Carrier Boy in Carroll *f m Slagle Each Evening for 35 Cents Per Week / * Copy City Budget Calls (or $21829 Tax Reduction Glidden Area Farmers Tell Of Progress Panel of Leading Producers Tells Rotary What's New on the Farm Progress in the fields of certified oats production, pure-bred hog breeding and modern dairy practices were discussed by a panel of leading Carroll County farmers of the Glidden area at a meeting of the Carroll Rotary Club Monday night at Hotel Burke. V. Stuart Perry was in charge of the program. Don Pratt, a recently - named Iowa Master Farmer, was moderator. Other speakers were Louis Conner, Jim Burdine and Roy V. Copp. Mr. Conner, who farms 286 acres, was selected by the Carroll County seed committee to grow a crop of certified Burnett oats seed which he recently harvested. Mr. Conner estimated the yield of 80 bushels to the acre. He explained that the oats are of a pure strain, free of taeds and other contamination. His seed- will be made available to other farmers through the county seed group; Joined Association To grow the oats, Mr. Conner was required to join the Iowa Crop Improvement association, paying a $10 charge on the first acre and 70 cents for each additional acre. The cost covers the expense of Iowa State College in sending out inspectors to check his fields. The seed had to be isolated from any other fields of oats—28 feet away from the nearest if broadcast and 12 feet if drilled. Also required was a history of the ground on which the oats were to be grown. Mr. Conner will clean, bag and tag the oats before they leave his farm. Mr. Copp said he had been in the purebred hog business for nearly 40 years, specializing in Chester Whites. «He has been showing at.county fairs since 1921, missing only during the war years when the fairs were closed, and at the state fair since 1931. At the 1952 state fair be showed the top $1,000 junior champion. For 37 years he has held a sale each year that has attracted buyers from wide distances. Assisted by a son, Mr. Copp raises 450 to 500 hogs each year, about half for purebred purposes. He keeps 50 to 60 spring boars each year. Some of his hogs have been sold in Mexico and Italy. Recalls Depression Sale Mr. Copp recalled the ups and downs of the hog business, pointing^out one of his worst experiences was a sale on the day the banks were closed during the depression. He sold hogs that day Panel See Paga 11 Coon Rapids Chances Dimmed- Audubon Board Files to Add Viola School Area The Audubon County Board of Education moved into the .void created by a joint board impasse on a Viola Township petition.by filing notice of a proposal to add TRANSFERRED TO CYPRUS . . . Lord Patrick Bercaford arrives in London after a visit to Ireland where his brother, the Marquis of Waterford, will marry soon. Lord Beresford, favorite escort of Princess Margaret during the past season, has been transferred to Cyprus in a move to still reports that he might become engaged to the Princess. Bereford is 23, almost 4 years Margaret's junior. He is a lieutenant in the Royal Horse Guard Regiment. (NEA Telephoto) all of Viola territory to the Audubon Community School district. Notice of the proposal was filed last Thursday, Dale Carpenter, Coon Rapids attorney said. The situation arose when the joint boards of Carroll, Audubon, Guthrie and Greene counties recently failed to reach a decision on a request by residents of about 16 sections in Viola Township to join the reorganized Coon Rapids school district. Under the proposal filed last week by the Audubon county board, objectors to inclusion into the Audubon Community School District may be heard at a Sept. 16 hearing in Audubon. Proposed boundary lines and date of an election will be set at the hearing, Carroll County Superintendent B. G. Halverson explained. Mr. Halverson pointed out that the action of the Audubon board dims the chances of Coon Rapids gaining about 16 sections from Viola Township. "When it comes to a public vote, the minority probably will be forced to go along with the majority," he said. Tommy Manville, , 10th Wife Separate SAN ANTONIO. Tex. MPI — The San Antonio Express and News Tuesday quoted asbestos heir Tommy Manville as saying he and his 10th wife w Pat Gaston, formerly of San Antonio, had separated. "She seems dissatisfied because she can't ask for anything more," Manville said in an interview. "She wanted a swimming pool and she got it. She wanted a new bedroom, and she got that." Manville, 63, ana the 6-fooUall former Follies showgirl were married 2V4 months ago. Mrs. Manville, 27, returned to New York Sunday after visiting relatives here. Mrs. Boss Is Named to National Post Mrs. Al Boss was appointed a three-year director of the Women's Auxiliary, National Auctioneers Association, at the auctioneers' national convention in Lansing, Mich., July 18, Wand 20. Mr. and Mrs. Bess attended the convention at which approximately 500 auctioneers were ..present from 2ft states, Hawaii and Canada. Next year's convention will be in Buffalo, N. Y. * Mr. and Mrs. Boss came home Monday night after being away for 10 days. They went first to the Wisconsin Dells, then to a resort at St. Ignace, Mich., and from there to Oscoda, Mich., where they visited Mr. Boss's son-in-law and daughter, Capt and Mrs. Don Leiffert. Capt. Leiffert is a jet pilot at the air force base. After leaving Lansing Mr. and Mrs. Boss visited Mr. Boss' son, Gordon Boss, and family in Chicago, returning home from there. The Weather CARROLL FORECAST Mostly fair with no important temperature change Tuesday night and Wednesday. Low Tuesday night 62-66. High Wednesday 8793. IOWA FORECAST Fair through Wednesday. Little change in .temperature until somewhat warmer Wednesday afternoon. Low Tuesday night 58-67. High Wednesday 84-93. Further outlook: Partly cloudy and a little warmer Thursday. The Weather in Carroll (Dully Tempttraturre C<iurt*m,v low* I'ulillc Service Compun.v) Yesterday's high ._ 88 Yesterday's low '. .... 71 At 7 a.m- today 74 • At 10 a.m. today , 78 Weather A Year Ago— It was mostly clear a year ago today. Low temperature was 70 and high, 90. Lake View Boosters To Visit City July 24 A caravan of Lake View boosters is expected in Carroll Wednesday, July 24, to publicize the annual Black Hawk Lake Summer Carnival to be held July 27 and 28- The boosters will bring three' to five vehicles, one towing an outboard, motorboat, and a'public address' system*- Mayor A. N. Neu has granted a license for the use of the public address system. The police department has outlined a route through the city. Says Smoking and Drinking by Young People Up DES MOINES Iff) — Juvenile smoking and drinking "slowly increases every year while public concern diminishes at the same rate," Carl Parks, chief juvenile probation officer, said Monday. Parks, who based his view on a recent study he made of juvenile cases he has on file, attributed the increase to the smoking and drinking habits of some parents and to high-power salesmanship. "Our population is constantly bombarded with a type of salesmanship that makes these things sound wonderful, and consequently many people cease to think of them as evil and no longer care," he said. An increasing number of offenses by youngsters can be "directly attributable to "alcohol," the officer said. P^arks said that prior to World War II youngsters didn't smoke and drink nearly as much. "Many of them learned bad habits in the service, but now it's gotten so they smoke and drink even before military age,'-' he said. Ike's Position on Civil Rights Bill Unchanged Opposes Limits, Backs 4 Objectices, Sen. Knowland Reports WASHINGTON M» — Sen. Knowland (R-Calif) said after a White House conference Tuesday that President Eisenhower is supporting the four-fold objectives of the administration's civil rights bill now under attack in the Senate. Knowland, the Senate Republican leader, said Eisenhower's position remains as it was stated in a written statement last week. In the statement, Eisenhower said he hopes the bill will provide for protection of civil rights in general, as well an voting rights. He also called for establishment of a civil rights commission and a new civil rights division in the Justice Department. Opposes Limitations Knowland said Eisenhower's reiteration of this position at a meeting with GOP congressional leaders could be interpreted as indicating the President opposes efforts to narrow the bill's scope to provide only for protection of voting rights. This issue has been put before the Senate by Sens Anderson (D- NM) and Aiken (R-Vt) with an amendment to strikeout the provision of the House-passed bill aimed at enforcement of racial integration and other civil rights decisions. Knowland said the leaders did not discuss with Eisenhower an amendment by Sen. Bricker (R- Ohio), offered in an attempt to save part of this section of the bill. Bricker proposed that enforcement action on general civil rights could be undertaken only when the President issued a directive. Knowland said he is confident the Senate will reach a vote Tuesday on the issue a' narrowing the bill's scope. "1 am ready to agree to a time to vote on that question," he said. "I think we can get such an agreement." Sees 'Effective' Bill Knowland said he expects the Senate will pass an "effective" bjll in the next few weeks. The Anderson-Aiken amendment would knock out most of section 3 of the bill. Its backers are claiming enough votes lo put it over, but Knowland said he thought there Civil Right See Page 11 EIGHT TEEN-AGERS DIE . . . Eight teen-agers, including three from one family, were killed when a Southern Railway freight train struck this car at Somerset, Ky. Three girls and two boy» were trapped in the car and burned beyond recognition. Three other hoys were thrown from the car and mangled to death. (NEA Telephoto) Don Stroh Home; Leaving for Service Don Stroh, who has been employed as an engineer for the Universal Rundle Corporation at New Castle, Pa., arrived Monday morning to be at his home here until he leaves for army service as a draftee August 6. He is the son of Mrs. Clara Stroh. Mr. Stroh has been with the Universal Rundle Corp. since his graduation from Iowa State College, Ames, in 1956. Postal Pay Raise Given House Okay WASHINGTON un — The House Tuesday passed a bill granting an across the board pay raise of $546 a year for 518,000 postal workers. There were predictions of a presidential veto if the Senate also passes the measure, estimated to raise government costs 318 million dollars annually. The vote was 379-38. This is far above the two-thhds majority that would be necessary to enact the legislation over a veto. Voting for the bill were 217 Democrats and 162 Republicans. Against it were 9 Democrats and 29 Republicans. A Senate com mitt ee has approved a 7Vi per cent pay increase —about 5 per cent below the House figure—plus some upward cost of living adjustments for the postal workers. The average salary of postal workers is now about $4,340 a year. The talk of a possible veto stems from President Eisenhower's expressed opposition to any general pay increase for federal workers at this time on grounds the government as well as private citizens should avoid anything that could add to inflationary pressures. Outlook for School Bill Not Too Good: Martin WASHINGTON Ifl - House Republican Leader Martin said Tuesday President Eisenhower is "not entirely satisfied" with the VA- billion-dollar school aid bill but probably would accept it if Congress passes the measure. Martin said, however, that "the outlook is not too good" for passage by Congress of the compromise measure. House debate was scheduled to begin Tuesday. The Massachusetts Republican spoke with newsmen at the White House after he and other GOP congressional leaders had held their weekly conference with Eisenhower. For New Building The House bill would provide federal funds to the states for BOND REPORT At the end of June, Carroll County investors in United States savings bonds had pushed the county's record to 55 per cent of its 1957 quota, ahead of Iowa's 52 per cent and the national average of 46 per cent. June purchases in the county amounter 1 to $210,500, pushing the six-month total to $947,186. Great Grandmother, French Bridegroom Clear Obstacle PARIS (fl—A great grandmother from Iowa and her French bridegroom—both 74—cleared away another obstacle Tuesday' in . their goal of setting up housekeeping In Denver, Colo. 1 A U.S. immigration visa was stamped in the passport of Camille Lambert a', the U.S. consul- ale. His bride of four months, the former Mrs/ Anna Beck of Marshalltown, lo\v$, beamed as she saioj: "We will soon be sailing the blue Atlantic."' • The bride said they had not made any travel arrangements yet but are confident that things will work out—as they have so far. * Their story—as> Mrs, Lambert herself puts it-is one of "true love." They met 50 years ago when Anna came from Luxembourg to work in Herbeuval. Camille, then a dashing 20, was her beau;. >' •• " ; >.,, Soon afterward he was dratted in the army and she' decided to go to America "tor my big adven­ ture." She married a Kansas farmer and became the mother of seven children. She now has 26 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Last year, following the death of her husband, she crossed the Atlantic to see how things were in old Herbeuval. • To her surprise she found that Camille was still there and recently had become a widower. "We took up right where we left off." she told newsmen. She returned last winter and a wedding took place on March 25. Shortly afterward Camille sold his cafe, his house and his cow and prepared to follow his bride across the Atlantic. Mrs. Lambert said the couple will live in Denver "for climate and family reasons." One of her children Uvea'1n nearby Wheatridge. , • The couple plan to return to Herbueval prior to their departure for the United States. Cooler Weather Relief to Extend Through Tuesday By The Associated Press Cooler air and rain have brought a temporary halt to Iowa's heat wave. k Parts of southeast Iowa received more than two inches of rain Monday afternoon as cool air brought showers to that pnrt of the state. The relief from the heat was expected to extend through Tuesday with temperatures in the low 80s and 90s and little humidity. Davenport reported 2.11 inches of rain and other amounts included Burlington 1.57, Washington 1.52, Ottumwa 1.30 and Lamoni 1.07. The cool air held temperatures down Monday with highs ranging from 74 at Dubuque to 89 at Siotix City. Temperatures early Tuesday varied from a cool 57 at Dubuque to 66 at Sioux City. A clear, cool night is forecast Tuesday and skies are expected to remain fair Wednesday with higher temperatures. Damage was estimated at more than $1,000 Tuesday from heavy wind and rain that hit Oskaloosa Sunday night. A large tree was toppled on the William Penn College chapel. Bulletin KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) —An all-white jury Tuesday convicted John Kasper and six Tennessee defendants in the Clinton segregation trial. Complete upsetting defense predictions of blanket acquittal, the jury found Kasper and the six Clinton defendants guilty on all three counts of criminal contempt. It acquitted four of the so- called "Clinton 10." Tony Starmans to Move to Fort Dodge Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Starman and children, Deborah and Barry, are leaving Carroll Saturday to make their home in Fort Dodge. Mr. Starman, who has been working at the Beiter Mobile station here, will be a route salesman for Omar Bakery Inc. at Fort Dodge. Mrs. Starman's sister, Marilyn Nieland, who is employed at the Gold Coast Supper Club in Fort Dodge, will live with the Star- mans. Mr. and Mrs Starman have rented their home at 827 North West" Street to Leonard Murrin, a salesman for the Snap-on Tool Company, Mr. and Mrs. Murrin and three children will move here about August 1 from Grand Island, Neb. September Draft Call Cut to 8000 WASHINGTON un - The Army announced Tuesday it is cutting its September draft call to 8,000 men, compared with a quota of 11,000 in August. A Defense Department an- j nouncement said the lower level I of calls reflects the decision to re- I duce the number of personnel in the armed forcer,, announced July 16 by the secretary of defense," Secretary Wilsor said then that strength of the armed services would be cut by 100,000 over a six- month period. ' The Pentagon announcement emphasized that "draft calls for the Army will not be eliminated in the near future because of the reduced strengths." The announcement added: "Some of the Army's 50,000 decline in strength will be accomplished through stricter screening of its personnel, particularly those desiring to re-enlist. This tightening of standards is in, line with the need for a higher quality force. The Army's highest priority needs are for the special skills of technical warfare, Also, the Army is anxious to prevent early fluctuations in the training system." The 8,000-man call for September is the lowest since April, 1956. From January through April of last year tife monthly quotas remained at 6,000. A year ago, the September draft quota was 14,000. PUBLISHER DIES LEON .UPM-Mrs, W. F. Lindsey, 75, co-owner and publisher of the Loon Journal-Reporter, died at her home here Monday. Her. husband died in 1952, after which she and her son, William continued to operate the newspaper. Seaman to Scan Photos Wedler DELAND, Fla 1*1 — Three Cleveland officials said Tuesday Donald J. Wedler's 'confession has nothing to do with the murder of Marilyn Sheppard. "As far as we are concerned, he's not telling the truth." said Corner Samuel Gerber of Cuya- Hoga County, Ohio. "He has a general knowledge of the crime and no specific knowledge." James E. McArniur. retired chief of dectiveg of the Cleveland police said: "He's a thousand miles off You cannot pin him down to any specific details. He's even driving down the side roads." school construction over the next five years. It differs in several respects from an administration bill which would provide $1,200,000,000 in grants to the states over a four-year period. There was no indication after Tuesday's meeting that Eisenhow er would wage a personal campaign in favor of the school bill Some members of Congress have been saying he would have to do so to get the bill passed. Martin said he didn't know whether Eisenhower would play an "Active role" in trying to get the bill enacted. "While he is not entirely satisfied with the legislation as it comes out of the (education) committee, he regards it as a start," Martin said. Could Revise. Later Martin apparently meant the administration could try to revise the program in later years once it was adopted. He said he couldn't "predict with any certainty" that Republicans would support the present measure. Senate Republican Leader Know•land, who also talked with report' ers after the White House meeting, did not list the school aid bill among the legislative propo sals which he said probably will come before the Senate after it concludes its civil rights debate. Rep. Kelley (D-Pa), chief author of the compromise house bill, said in advance of House debate that "if we don't get a bill this year, we won't get any." He noted that backers had made an unsuccessful try to win House passage last year. Council Sets $188,073 as Sum to Raise, Saving to Taxpayers of $2.10 per $1,000; Hearing August 5 A reduction of $21,829 in the city budget estimate will save Carroll taxpayers $2.10 per $1,000 of assessed valuation in 1938. The budget estimate for the amount necessary to be raised by taxation was set at $188,073 for the year beginning January l, 1958 at a meeting of the city council Monday night. That compares with a $209,902 budget estimate a year ago when the millage was 22.19 for city government expenditures. Total mil­ lage for next year will be 20.09 under the proposed "budget. Public hearing on the new budget is scheduled for August 5 at 8 p.m. in the City Hall. Items that the council feel can be reduced include municipal enterprises, recreation, street lights, debt service and the trust and agency fund. Cut Park Funds In addition, park funds were reduced from $30,000 to $20,000 and tha recreation fund was set at (EARLIER STORY: Page 10) WATERLOO WV-A seaman who says he may be able to help plear up current controversy in the Dr. Sam Sheppard murder case was here Tuesday awaiting developments. Ernest James Koloi'olias, 32, of Long Beach, Calif., was scheduled later in the day lo view pictures of Donald J. Wedler, 23, who claims he may have killed the Cleveland osteopath's wife in 1954. Wedler, held in Deland, Fla. on a burglary charge, admitted slaying a woman under circumstances resembling the Sheppard case. Dr. Sheppard, convicted of the July 4, Sheppard .... See Page 11 Jaycees Add Doxen New Members; Drive Coming Along Well About a dozen new members have been added to the Junior Chamber of Commerce rolls as a result of a campaign launched Monday. Officials received that report at a meeting Monday night. Any prospective member who has not been contacted and is interested in Jaycee membership is urged to attend % meeting at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday ai the Chamber of Commerce rooms or to contact any Jaycee member. Jaycee officials said the membership campaign is doing well, although less than half the prospective members have been contacted. the ... _. $1,000. The reason for the cut in funds for parks is, because the heavy building program has been nearly completed and councilmen feel the new levy will be suffici- . ent to carry on the program. Councilmen also pointed out there is no tax levy necessary for maintenance and upkeep of the Carroll Airport. The municipal enterprises fund, which includes the cemetery and library, was cut to $9,173 from the $11,552 estimate a year ago. Recreation was cut to $21,000 from $26,000 and street lights are down to $10,000 from last year's $20,000 figure. The debt service fund has been shaved to $23,500 from $27,850 and the trust and agency proposed expenditures are down to $6,400 from $6,500 last year. Unchanged Items Items that are unchanged . include: general, fund, $8,000; streets, $35,000; public safety, $45,000; and sanitation, $30,000. Council members directed the city attorney to make a study of clearance zones in the immediate vicinity of the Carroll airport in connection with a proposal to hard surface the main 3,400-foot runway. The proposal was made here a week ago by Col. Frank Berlin, director of the Iowa Aeronautics Commission. Authorization was given to the city engineer to correct the drainage problem around the city library by installation of an eight- inch pipe. The council passed a resolution of objection to the installation of guard posts by the Iowa State Highway Commission on the south side of Highway 3Q, directly across from Wayne's "66" Service Station. County's Buying Income Per Capita Over State's Average Iowa ranks twenty-first in the nation in per capita effective.buy­ ing' income, the Iowa Development Commission reports. According to 1956 estimates published in Sales Management's Survey of Buying Power, Iowa's effective buying power per capita was $1,582, topping 27 other states, the Commission says. Of the seven states included In the West North Central group, Iowa ranked second; and of the 20 states west of the Mississippi River, only six have higher effective buying incdmes per capita than the Hawkeye state, with Iowa ranking above the oil-rich states of Texas and Oklahoma. Sales Management's estimates also show that 33 Iowa counties have a higher per capita effective buying income than the state average. They are: Per Captlal Effective Rank County Buying Income 1, Polk $1,939 X* Scott 1,830 3. Linn 1,819 4. Black Hawk 1,813 5. Woodbury 1.761 6. Johnson 1,744 7. Emmel 1,725 8. Buena Vista and 1,725 Ida 1,720 9L Cerro (jordo 1,709 10. De8 Malneg 1,704 U. Hardin 1,695 12. Story 1,692 13. Franklin l.fi70 14. Clay l,6«9 15. Marshall 1,661 16. Osceola 1,659 17. Hancock 1,656 18, Dickenson and Humboldt y;so 1,649 19. . Kossuth y;so 1,649 20. Hamilton 1,637 31. . Clinton 1,635 "3 Carroll 1,031 23. O'Brian 1,629 24, Dubuque 1,623 35. Dubuque 1,610 26. Pocahontas 1,609 1,603 27, Cedar 1,609 1,603 28, Dallas • 1,596 39. Jasper, l.yon, Sac 1,583, It is interesting to note, the Commission says, that these 33 counties, constituting one-third of the state, contain approximately 58 per cent of Iowa's manufacturers, indicating the effect of industry upon the economy. Lake Cityan Gets 7 Years Harold Stout, 23, of Lake City, was sentenced to seven years in the State Reformatory at Anamosa by District Judge F. H. Cooney here Monday. Stout was sentenced on a county attorney's information charging false drawing and uttering of ' checks amounting to slightly over $200. He was accused of passing 19 such checks ranging in amounts from $5 to $27.01 in Carroll County. He was taken to Anamosa Tuesday by Sheriff Alfred R. Thorup. Alvin Berger Family Moves to Fort Dodge Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Berger and children, Gary, Roger, Gerald, Allen, Joan and Joyce, left Carroll Tuesday to reside in Fort Dodge, where Mr. Berger has been trans- .(erred by the Omar Bakery, Inc. The family will live in a home they bought at 1442 South 26th Street. The Bergers sold their residence at 727 North Clark Street to Mr, and Mrs. Dick Wiebers. The Wishers, who live on South Highway 71, will move into the property, CANCEL PICNIC A picnic for members of the Carroll Toastmasters Club a ,nd their wives, scheduled to be !held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July ffi at the Graham Pari? shelterh #ttse t has been canceled The ejqpe&v lation is .announced by. fr^uid,,, ; Knutsen, administrative vie>preji#| ident o£ the club, ; ' ' •" :>;J*®m® i ii

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