Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on August 2, 1957 · Page 1
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' - A' Vol. 88—No. 181 Carroll, Iowa, Friday, August 2, 1957—Ten Pages Delivwed by; Catrler Boy la Carroll »9^ r E«ch Evenln* for 35 Cenu Per Week /* * C6Ujr Brings $50,485 at Fair 7"s Give Farm Awards, Choose Queens at Conservation Dinner Houlihan Will Be Carroll's Edsel Dealer New Medium-Priced Ford- Produced Car to Be Introduced Here Soon The Edsel — Ford Motor Company's new medium - priced car to be introduced early this fall — will be sold and serviced through Houlihan Motors, U. S. Highway 71 at West 3rd St., in Carroll. Houlihan Motors Friday was announced as an authorized Edsel doa 1 e r s h i p by Louis A. Wehde, Des Moines district sales manager for Edsel J. M. Houlihan Division. Grand Opening Soon Plans for a grand opening will be announced soon by James M. Houlihan, owner and general manager of the new Edsel dealership. Mr. Houlihan, who has been in the automobile business in Carroll for 20 years, is a member of 'the Chamber of Commerce, the Elks, the Knights of Columbus and the Country Club. The dealership facilities, which have a total floor space of 4,500 square feet, include a showroom area and a fully equipped service department. The new dealership also will operate a used car department across the street from the main building and will continue to merchandise Mercurys and Lincolns Increase in FFA Home Loan Rates Is Expected WASHINGTON (JPl -Another increase in FHA home loani nterest rates is imminent, congressional sources said Friday. They said they expect a boost from 5 to bVt per cent in the interest rate to be announced soon along with approval of lower down payments and new controls on the amount of discount—or premium —which may be charged borrow- Rights Bill Called Dead By Knowland WASHINGTON UP) — President Eisenhower .was pictured Friday as ". . .. unhappy" .about the Senate vote adding a jury trial amendment to the civil rights b% Sen. Knowland (R-Calif) said the action probably means the bill is dead for this year. Sen. Potter (R-Mich) reported on Eisenhower's reaction after a call at the White House Friday morning to discuss another matter with the President. Without elaborating, Potter told newsmen "the President is .... unhappy" about losing the fight against the jury trial amendment. Knowland's view that the bill may be dead as far as this session of Congress is concerned was not shared by some other backers of the bill. Sen. Russell (D-Ga) held out I a possibility that some Ford Motor Company has in-' Southern opponents may even vote "'- J - • • • 'for the bill if a few more changes are made. vested $250 million to introduce the new Edsel, Mr. Wehde said. The new car — in four series and 18 models — will be marketed initially through an organization of 1,200 to 1,500 dealers. Eventually, Edsel dealers...wUL,nurabj£C_.-be­ tween 2,500 and 3,000. Behind the new dealership or-j ganization is an Edsel field force of five regional and 24 district sales offices. Home offices for the Edsel Division are in Dearborn, Mich. Produced al 6 Plants No Alibis Knowland, the Senate Republican leader, told reporters he had "no alibis" for the 51-42 vote by •which the Senate adopted the jury trial amendment shortly after midnight. "I just didn't have the votes," he said. Adoption of the jury trial, k e t. ers on mortgage loans insured by the Federal Housing Administration. Before September No time was mentioned in connection with the rate increase, but reports were current that an announcement might be made before September. Firm loan commitments already made presumably would not be affected. There was no immediate comment from housing officials. A reduction in FHA down payment requirements for prospective home buyers was authorized and imposition of sharply lower ceilings on discounts was ordered by Congress in new housing legislation signed July 12 by President Eisenhower. The discounting practice, which has spread rapidly during the credit pinch, means the builder receives. less than the face value of a home-owner's mortgage when he transfers that mortgage to a bank. The bank deducts a certain amount td compensate for the fact that earnings on mortgages may be less than the interest available through over investments. Partially Confirmed Reports that FHA planned to increase its interest charge were partially confirmed by Rep. Rains (D-Ala), chairman of the Housing Subcommittee of the House. He told a reporter he had been "informed such a study was under way" in the administration in connection with impending reduction of down payment requirements. "1 am afraid they are also going to increase the interest rate," he said. Such action, if taken, would be certain to bring howls from Congress, where administration monetary policies involving higher government interest rates already have come under attack. - FHA was criticized sharply for increasing the rate from 4 1 * to 5 per cent last Dec. 1 in an announced move to make FHA loans competitive in a tight money mar- amendment, he said, probably means that any measure the Sen'. ate passes will be tied up in a Easels will be produced at six: Senate-House disagreement. The Ford Motor Company assembly I House had rejected any provision plants: Mahwah, N. J.; Somer- for jury trials ville, Mass.; Wayne, Mich.; Lou isville, Ky.; Los Angeles and San Jose, Calif. Production began July 15. Included in the four Edsel passenger car series — Ranger, Pacer, Corsair and Citation — are two convertibles and a full line of two- and four-door sedans and hardtops. There also will be five Edsel station wagons in the line. Additional dealers in this area will be announced as sales agreements are formalized. Train Mechanics Edsel Division has initialed a unique plan for training mechanics to service the new car through the use of 12 mobile laboratories Edsel See Page 9 The Weather CARROLL FORECAST Occasional thundershowers Friday night and Saturday. Low Friday night in 60s High Saturday mid 80s. IOWA FORECAST Scattered showers and cooler Friday night, low mid to upper 60s. Saturday partly cloudy northwest, scattered showers and cooler southeast, high in the 80s. Further outlook: Partly cloudy and slightly cooler Sunday. FIVE-DAY IOWA FORECAST Temperatures will average near normal Saturday through next Wednesday. "Normal lows in, (he lower 60s. Normal highs in upper 80s, Turning cooler Saturday with no decided changes thereafter. Rainfall will average three-tenths to six-tenths of an inch, occurring as showers and thunderstorms mostly over the weekend. The Weather In Carroll (Dally Temperature* Courtesy ' Towa Public Service Company) Yesterday's high , . 94 Yesterday's low T —71 At 7 a.m. today 73 At 10 a.m. today . 81, Precipitation (24 hours prior to 7 a,m.)—Trace Rain. On the dramatic roll call Vote, witnessed by spectators who crammed the Senate gallery, the party lineup was 39 Democrats and 12 Republicans for the amendment and 9 Democrats and 33 Republicans against it. More Than Expected This was a wider margin of victory for the jury trial advocates than had been anticipated. But approval of the amendment had been foreshadowed when, at midafternoon Thursday, Senate Democratic Leader Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas announced that the vote might come at any time. Johnson had been working feverishly behind the scenes to line up enough votes for the proposal. His announcement was taken as a signal he had succeeded. Only two senators were absent on the roll call vote. They were Sen. Neely (D-WVa>, who is in the nearby Bethesda Naval Hospital, and Sen. Bridges (R'-NH), Civil Rights , . . , See Page 9 The housing administrator is authorized under law to raise the interest to a maximum of six per cent 'without coming to Congress for approval. In addition to the current 5 per cent rate, FHA now charges an additional S A per cent fee for insuring the mortgage loan to bring the total cost to 5Vi per cent. An additional V« per cent would bring the cost td borrowers to 5 3 /i per cent. GI id den Girls Go to Regional Contest Aug. 15 Plaques Presented to Farmers for Best Soil- Saving Practices Patricia Hobbs and La Vonne Slocum, both of Glidden, were chosen at the annual Soil Conservation Award Dinner, Thursday night, al the Carroll Country Club to represent Carroll County in a regional Queen of the Furrow contest at the Crawford County Fair in Denison, August 15. Winner of the regional contest will compete in stale finals during the Soil Conservation District Commissioners' annual Conference at Iowa State College, Ames, September 8. Other Candidates Other Carroll County candidates, all of whom were guests at the dinner, were Janet Haubrich, Route 3, Carroll, Marlita Kemper, Templeton; Diane Hutchinson, Lake City; Mardelle Odendahl, Route 2, Carroll, and Mary Ann Grote, Breda. Norma Seeden of Lake City, who had filed papers as a queen candidate, was unable to be present. Each candidate was presented with a gift from the Commercial Savings Bank, Robert Moehn, vice- president, making the presentation. The contest was sponsored by the County Soil Conservation Commission and county dealers of the American Fence Company. Judges were Mrs. Ben Von Glan, West side; Mrs, George Opperman, Manning; and Mrs. W. R. Millender, Carroll. ^ j Presents Plaques Plaques were presented to soil conservation award winners by Awards . ...... See Page 10 WINNERS OF SOIL CONSERVATION AWARDS ... Joe Gronslal of the Carroll County State Bank (front row right) presented plaques at the annual Soli Conservation Award Dinner, Thursday night, at the Carroll Country club to county winners (back row left to right) Arnold Brock- mann, Edwin Stalert and Mrs. Staiert; (front row) Lawrence WUtry, Mrs. Lawrence Wittry, Mrs. Nick Wittry, and Nick Wittry. Arnold Brockmann represented the Brockmann Brothers of Westside. (Paige & Paige Photo) Prowler Shot and Killed by Iowa Farmer Break in Iowa Heat Wave Due By The Associated Press Hot, humid weather prevailed over Iowa again Friday but a possible break in the heat wave was expected over the weekend. Cooler air poised just off the northwest corner of the state Friday was expected to move over Iowa Saturday and Sunday accompanied by scattered showers and thunderstorms. Friday morning temperatures ranged from 68 nt Dubuque to 77 at Spencer. Highs Thursday ranged from 86 at Dubuque to 99 at Pes Moines Death Takes Albert Wiese (Time* Herald N«w« Service) MANNING — Albert D. Wiese, 72. well-known Manning business man, died early Friday morning at a hospital in Fort Dodge. The body is now at the Ohde Funeral Home here, where services will be at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon. Mr. Wiese became ill while he and Mrs. Wiese were It their cottage at Lake Okoboji. He was taken to a hospital in Spirit Lake and moved from there to the hospital in Fort Dodge. Mr. Wiese was a former manager of the Manning Municipal Light office and had been .serving on the board of directors. He had been mayor of Manning two terms and a member of the Manning School board two terms. A member of the Republican party, he had been active in politics. He was a 50-year Mason. Mr. Wiese had studied law at Drake University, Des Moines. Surviving are his widow, the former Blanche Gorsugh, nieces and nephews. He Was the last of his family. Mrs. Wiese, a former Manning school teacher, is a past president of the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs. Weather A Year Ago— A shower during the night was followed by clear skies a year a'go today. Temperatures soared from 67 to 93. FURROW QUEEN CANDIDATES ,,. Patricia Hobbj (back row center) and LaVontte Slocum (front rowiedond from left) wejre picked at ( KV annual Soil Conservation Award Dinner at the Country Club, Thursday night, to represent Car. roll County at a regional Queen of th« Furrow tyfateit la beniioji August 15. Other candidates sljirt*>'«*;>/irM (Mt. w«r« (back r*w)> Marlita Kemper il»dMW A»» Grotej (front rowX Diane Hutchln- son.'JaoetvHaubrich, and Aftrdello Odendahl. Each received a gift from the Commercial Sav- logs Bank-(Paige & Paige Photo) WILTON JUNCTION W - A farmer shot and killed a prowler he surprised in the basement of his home six miles northeast of here.Thursday night. Sheriff E. N. Hemmingway said Harry Schneider, 62, killed the man after the prowler had threatened him and his 'wife with an empty automatic pistol. The prowler, who remained unidentified Friday, apparently hid under the stairway in the basement, the sheriff said. Schneider said the man lold him "this is it" and pulled the gun on him. Fired 3 Times The farmer ran upstairs, with the intruder in pursuit, and got a .38 caliber revolvei from a desk drawer. Schneider said he fired three times, one shot hitting the man below the right eye and killing him instantly. Mr. and Mrs Schneider and their daughter had been out in the yard earlier in the evening and had returned to the house about 9 p.m. Schneider had gone to the basement and was on his way upstairs to the kitchen when the prowler jumped out. Hemmingway said fingerprints of the man would be sent to the Iowa Bureau of Criminal Investigation in an attempt to identify him. The sheriff said the shooting was an "absolute case of self defense." No charge was filed.. The farmer had been under a doctor's care for a heart condition. No Identification State Agent Sam Kelly said the man carried no identification but that he might be a laborer. He •was described as 5 feet 11, 175 to 180 pounds and clean shaven. The tip of the middle finger on the left hand was missing. Dulles Broadens West's Open Skies' Proposal LONDON iffy -John Foster Dulles proposed Friday that all of the United States, all of the Soviet Union and most of Europe be exposed to aerial and ground inspection as a safeguard against sneak nuclear attacks. Speaking on behalf of the West, 3 'Indiana Youths Are Committed For Series of ,Car Thefts DENISON WV—Three Gary, Ind., youths who, authorities said, admitted stealing cars in three states, have been committed to the Boys Training School at Eldora. They are John P. Soria, 15, his brother, Daniel, and a cousin, James Soria, 15. They were picked up at Dow City recently with Samuel Shaffer, 18, also of Gary. They said they were en route to Norfolk, Neb. ( to visit Shaffer's family. Shaffer last week was sentenced to the Anamosa Reformatory for an indefinite term. Hospital Bar, Shop,Kitchen Remodeled (PICTURES: Page 4.) Grand opening of the enlarged coffee shop and gift shop at St. Anthony Hospital will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Open house will be held at the same time in the hospital kitchen which has been extensively remodeled /or the first time since it was built in 1905. The public is invited to come and inspect the three units and see the improvements that have been made. Refreshments will be served in the coffee shop and prizes will be given. All visitors will have an opportunity to register. Operated by Auxiliary The coffee shop and gift shop, which are operated by the St. Anthony Hospital Auxiliary, have been enlarged by removing a partition and adding the room which was occupied for 20 years or more by the late Tony Rust, a veteran employe of the hospital who died recently. The gift shop'has been moved to the new addition leaving space formerly used for the display of gifts to be added to the coffee shop. The snack bar has been extended and two extra tables added to make a seating capacity of 15. Working space for volunteers has been extended and improved. In the gift shop, shelves have Hospital See Page 9 the U. S. secretary of state broadened the West's "open skies" proposal in a dramatic bid to break an East-West deadlock in the U.N. subcommittee on Disarmament. Unhindered Inspection Under the new Western plan Soviet planes would be allowed to fly over U. S. and. Western territory and Soviet ground inspectors could check seaports, rail junctions, main highways and air fields to expose any warlike nuclear moves. The Western Powers would have similar rights throughout the Soviet Union. Dulles had worked four days to get agreement on the plan among the Western members of the subcommittee—Britain, France,, Canada, and the United States. There had been broad but incomplete agreement before President Eisenhower sent him here Monday to put steam into the talks.. Need Full Approval The West's proposal was that a broadened open skies plan might be established when a "first stage" agreement on disarmament comes into force. The Western Powers emphasized that the approval of all nations affected would be required. Maxine Feld's Reserve Angus is Tops at $50 Grand Champs Not Offered; Top Market Pig, Lamb Bring $31, $34 Maxine Feld's reserve count* champion Angus "Smokey • brought top prices of $50 per hundredweight at the annual junior livestock auction sale at the Fouf County Fair in Coon Rapids Thursday. Purchasers were the Grettenberg Grain Company of Co6n Rap> ids. Weighing in at about 1,000 pounds the reserve champion's total purchase price was approximately $500. Maxine is the 14- year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Feld of Route 2, Carroll, and a member, of the Glidden Live Wires 4-H. Club. Champs Not Offered The grand champion Angus exhibited by Sally Knudsen of Hamlin and county champion Hereford shown by Stanley Beck of Manning were not offered for sale. The auction sale was the concluding event of the 39th annual Four - County Fair which closed Thursday with a record attendance of 6,800. A total of 170 cattle were sold on the auction block at an average of $28.10 per cwt. and aggregate of $45,072.55. Total of all sales was $50,485.97 including $5,413.42 for hogs and $100.03 for sheep. The top swine sale was Ronald Bellinghausen's champion market pig' to Olesen and Son of Coon RapidVat $31 per cwt. and the top lamb sale James Starman 's market champion and blue ribbon pen of three to Garst and Thomas of Coon Rapids at $34 per cwt. Auctioneers were Charley McLaughlin, John Tigges, Al Boss, Harold Wieland, Glen Byerly, JE. J. ' Hulsebus. Merlin Stoelk, and Frank Irlbecfc The sale was clerked by the Iowa Savings" Bank. bl Coon Rapids. „ ..„ The complete list of purchases is as follows: Market Lambs 3 Mkt. Lambs Cham, and blue, James Starman, Carroll, Garst & Thomas, $34, Market Hogs t Cham; Mkt. Pig, Ronald Bellinghausen, Arcadia, Olesen & Son, Coon Rapids, $31; 1 Res. Cham. Marvin Bellinghausen, Arcadia, Harold Nielsen, Coon Rapids, $30; 3 Cham. Pen, Larry Rowedder, Manilla, Garst &/Thomas, Fair . . ..... . See Page 10 No One Injured in Three-Car Collision No injuries were reported in a three-car collisior on West Fifth street here about 1:30 a.m. Friday, police said. A car driven by Louis Lawyer was in collision with two parked vehicles owned by Michael Nyssen and Bernard Paige. Considerable damage was caused to the cars, police said. EMERGENCY OPERATION Jean Marie Miller, seven-year- old daughter of Mr and Mrs. Joe Miller, underwent an emergency appendectomy at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Hospital. She became ill at 4:30 that afternoon. Iowa's Share of $3 Billion Road Funds Is $58,807,044 TO ATTEND GRADUATION Mr. and Mrs. Hubert E. Hagemann will go to Marshalltown Sunday morning to attend the graduation of their daughter Lorraine from the Mercediah School of Practical Nursing conducted by the sisters of St. Thomas Hospital. Graduation exercises will be at 2 p.m, Sunday in St. Mary's Hall. WASHINGTON —The government Friday earmarked nearly three billion dollars to be spent on the national highway program in the 12 months starting in mid-1958. Iowa's share totaled $58,807,044, including $9,195,034 for primary roads, $6,756,810 for secondary, $2,599,100 for urban and $40,256,100 for interstate. The $2,857,000,000 apportioned to the various states includes two billion dollars to continue work on the 41,000-mile notwork of limited access superhighways. These interstate highways will link 90 per cent of all cities with a population of 50,000 or more. The program calls for their completion in about 16 years. The Bureau of Public Roads apportioned 3,93% million dollars' federal -aid primary system. This .system, in existence for many years, includes almost all main routes used in intercity travel. Counting in the interstate system, it Is 235, 000 miles in length. For urban highways that are ex tentions of primary aojd secondary systems into cities, Hhe government apportioned 218% million. The current highway program was enacted in 1956. The apportionment for fiscal 1956 was iy* billion dollars and for fiscal 1958 it was $2,550,000,000. Friday's announcement covers fiscal 1959, starting next July 1. Secretary of Commerce Weeks said the fiscal 1959 apportionment is being announced nearly a year in advance "to insure uninterrupted progress in the program." Seven states were apportioned more than 100 million dollars. New York leads the list with $197,947,856. Texas will receive $167,97?,005. California $183,409,763. Pennsylvania $148,236,048, Illinois $132,433,592, Ohio $119,338,559 and Michigan $102,096,687. < in 3 Injured in Crash; Stolen Auto Is Involved Two 15-year-old escapees from the Titusville; Pa., Boys Training School were injured —one critically—in a collision • during a .high speed chase by officers south of Denison about noon Friday. Sheriff N. P. Cavett of Denison said the car the two boys were driving, a 1950 Bulck, was one reported stolen in Carroll. . The car was registered to Hartley Foreman, a pressman in the commercial printing department of the Herald Publishing Co. Mr. Foreman said the car was taken sometime during the morning from Fourth Street. Tom McMumm who suffered minor injuries, was driving the stolen car, the sheriff said. His companion, Philip Morgan, was in critical condition at Crawford County Memorial hospital, Denison. Also in the hospital was Dr. Titus Long,,: Denison veterinarian, whose car was struck by the stolen < vehicle, Sheriff Cavett said. Both automobiles wetscj.» wrecked, the officer added.,/ • .The chase began about sevenp miles south of Denison 'when^ the sheriff spotted the car aa.>|§! he was setting up a road bjoctci With him was County, AtWrne^.« Wm Norelius and Depfttj^S James Stuart. Also taking part in the chase was Patrol••Ufttf^- tenant Robert Reese of Der||l son. . /, The officers had, been tipa ped off about the car by tf§| operator of a Philips 66 stafe tion at Manning. Ed RomsaJ^ said the boys were in his rtslp tion to buy gas but seemed upl familiar with a gas tank vyhjcBi was locked. '''tr 1 IP Sheriff Cavett: said* the twi boys had admitted steaUqg Wm or three cars and breaking |f entering several* rgf their escapa.

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