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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 6

Carroll, Iowa
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Monday, August 19, 1957
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T-Sgt. Vasos in Unique A.F. Unit— Helps Correct Worlds Geography Tech. Sgt. Charles G. Vasos, son' of Gus Vasos of Carroll, recently \ reported for duty with the 1370th j Photo - Mapping Group, Palm 1 Beach Air Force Base, Fla. T-Sgt.! Vasos has been assigned to the | 1370st Mapping and Charting ( Squadron, one of the four squadrons in the group, as a personnel \ technician. ! With his assignment to the j photo-mapping group. T-Sgt. Vasos : joins one of the most unique units; in Air Force history. This organi-; zation is correcting the world's j geography, using the most mod-! era electronic devices known toj man. Until this time, maps, charts; and globes have been compiled with data taken from ground surveys, ships' logs and explorers' notes. Today, spurred by a pressing need for accuracy to permit precise navigation by high-speed aircraft, the 1370th locates land masses accurate^ with its unusual, up-to-date methods. As a member of this group, T- Sgt. Vasos is eligible to wear the USAF Outstanding Unit Citation for the length of his assignment. The 1370th received the award for its meritorious achievement in completing the North Atlantic Geodetic Tie. T-Sgt. Vasos, a 1938 graduate of Carroll High School, joined the Air Force in 1941. Discharged in November, 1945. he re-enlisted In 1950. T-Sgt Vasos holds the Good Conduct ribbon, the American and European Theater. American Defense, Korean Service and United Nations ribbons. FFA CHAPTER PICNIC (Ilme» Herald New* Service) MANNING - Manning's FFA chapter will hold its annual»picnic Aug. 18 at Swan Lake at 7 p.m. j Committee in charge is Dick Bow- i ers, Roland Joens, Cliff Stammer j and Glen Ahrendsen. i Maybe it serves you right—this j is the hot summer you were wish- ! ing for last winter. go back to school with smartest togs] from Penney s! 'University 11 Button-Down Shirts Sensational, the way these Penney-shirts give yoa that "campus swagger" look! 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TAKE PENNEY'S FAMOUS FASHION ORLONS every Inch "lab" tested for quality that won't wash out! SHORT SLEEVE SLIPOVER . , . Sizvs 7 to 14 CARDIGAN Sim 7 to 14. Jr. Girls' Slipover 1.98 Sizes 3 to. ox Cardigans and _.. R ~,>.. B , V«L hi-bulk knit of Orion. They suds color fresh, fluffy new. INFANTS' ORLON SWEATERS Twinkle trim orlons, turbo hi- bulk knit for wash without shrink fit. •' '• 398 4.98 Jr. Glris' Cardigan 2.98 Sizes 3 to 6x slipovers, turbo Dam Called 6 A Big Step in Larger Plan YANKTON, S.D. t*>-Completlon of Gavins Point Dam is "a major step forward in a much larger plan for the Missouri River Basin," Dewey Short, assistant secretary of the Army, said Sunday. Short, addressing some 10,000 persons at the official dedication of the dam and its reservoir, Lewis and Clark Lake, four miles west of here, stressed the importance of water as a natural resource. "We can no longer treat (water) as an inexhaustible resource and allow it to run untamed and wasted into the seas," he said. "Failure to harness and conserve this resources invites disaster." Referring to Gavins Point as the 'mighty mite" of the Missouri River dams, Short said it is the last dam to control the Missouri' above its mouth. One of the dam's chief functions is to smooth out the pulsating caused by power gen- ' erating 70 miles upstream at Fort J Randall Dam, near Lakes Andes S.D. Thousands of visitors from ; Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota and other midwestern states toured the Gavins Point power house, which was opened for public inspection. The structure contains three generator turbine units with a combined capacity of 100,000 kilowatts of electricity. Honor Mrs. Thtes Who Is Moving to Whittemore Aug. 21 (Tlm«« Herald Newt Serviee) WALL LAKE—The Just Neighbors Club held a no-hostess party Wednesday evening in the home of Mrs? Frank Richardson in honor of Mrs. Gertrude Thies, who is moving to Whittemore Aug. 21. She was presented with a gift from the group. Dr. and Mrs. A. A. Blum, Joanell and Richard have returned from a week's vacation in northern Minnesota. Mr. and Mrs, William Freeman and David attended a family picnic supper Sunday in the Richard Bettin home near Lake View complimenting Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Rutherford, who were married Saturday. Mrs. Rutherford is the former Mrs. Louis Haradon of Early and Mr. Rutherford is the former Wall Lake night watchman. They will reside in Independence. Mr. and Mrs. William Newby and Mr. and Mrs. Art Greve and ! Alvin attended a picnic supper Sunday in the Fred Finger home near Odebolt honoring their daughter, Lavonne, on her birthday. Sunday callers in the William Newby home were Herman Weber and daughters, Yvonne of Waterloo, i Betty, Judy and Nancy. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Finger and Lavonne of Odebolt and Leonard Boisen of Cherokee. A party was held Friday evening at Mt. Carmel in honor of the 84th birthday of Mrs. Joe Nees. Those present were Mr. and | Mrs. Carl Nees of Early, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Nees and family of Marathon, Mr. and Mrs. George Times Herald, Carroll, low* Monday, At»o; IV1957 BOTTLE BABY . . . With the aid of a doll's ibottle, Howard Lormer starts a hare-raising experiment at his Paramus, N.J., home. The nine-year-old youngster found the newly born rabbit, apparently abandoned, and is raising it on milk. Nees and Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Gehling and family of Carroll, Mrs. Dora Olberding of Odebolt,Mr. and Mrs. Frank Nees and family of Marathon, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Daniels and daughter of Glidden, Mr.- and Mrs. Herman Henkenius and son of Massena and Mrs. Emma Schoneboom. Mrs. Nees has 14 children, all living. 58 grandchildren and 70 great­ grandchildren. Marcus 'Lange returned home Saturday from the Carroll hospital where he had been a patient four weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Broderson of Randolph, Neb., were dinner guests Saturday in the Lange home and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Lange and family of Odebolt were Sunday evening visitors. Margo Phillips of Mapleton is spending this week in the Raymond Stock home while her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Vernis Phillips, are on vacation, Press Hunt for Gunmen Who Wl^P^lktmtn MINNEAPOLIS MB "V Police, studied meager clues as Detectives f and volunteer off- duty patrolmen pressed the 1 hunt Monday for three brutal ydung gunmen for the slaying of a policeman and the critical wounding of another,; Three men were taken Into cus- today and questioned as Minneapolis' police, aided by state authorities,-halted cars to question occupants. Detective Inspector Charles Wetheril^e said there was little evidence to link the three men held with the shooting. Partner Wounded The gunmen killed patrolman Robert H. Fossum, 31, and wound- Leonord Pfonnkuehs Leove on Vacation Trip to West Coast (Time* Herald Xt>m Serviee) AUBURN—Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Pfannkuch and family left [Wednesday on a three-week va- ! cation in Colorado, California and (Oregon. Mr. and Mrs. William Richardson and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ditzel and son of Auburn and 'Mr. and Mrs. Dean Vogel and daughter of Cedar Rapids were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Ditzel at Lyttoh. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Whipple and daughter, Betty Jean, of Cedar Rapids have returned to their home after a week's visit with her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Hanks. Leonard Hamilton of Omaha, was a weekend guest in the home of his mother, Mrs. Ruby Hamilton. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Mohr and family of Lake City were 1 Sunday afternoon visitors. Sr. Frances Xavier To Teach at Salem, Oregon, This Year (TImu Herald Sum Service) DEDHAM—Sr. Frances Xavior, the former Rosalia Seidl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Seidl, spent from Saturday until Wednesday here with her parents and %ther relatives. On Sunday evening a family picnic was held on the John B. Seidl lawn at 5.30 in her honor. Present were Mr. and Mrs. Everett McCord of Colo, la., Mr. and Mrs. Frank Vasquez and children of Des Moines, Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Haubrick and family, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Greving and family, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Rothmeyer and family, Mrs. Anna Roderick and Ronald, Mr. and Mrs. John Seidl and Danny Balk. She left Wednesday for Salem, Oregon, where she will teach at the New Sierra Catholic High School the coming year. Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Sturm, Mr. and Mrs. John J. Seidl and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Tigges spent from Saturday until Monday vacationing at Lake Okoboji. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Haubrick Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Joe Haubrick Jr.. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Ankenbauer, Ambrose Haubrick and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ankenbauer attended the funeral of Mrs. William Pfieffer at Coon Rapids Monday afternoon. A family picnic dinner was held Sunday at Graham Park in Carroll for Pvt. Jerome Wiskus who will leave for Carrizozo, Mexico soon. Present were Mr. and Mrs. Joe B. Wiskus^and family, Mr. and Mrs. John Wiskus and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Wiskus and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Wiskus and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. John Weitl, Fred and Coletta Wiskus, Mr. and Mrs. Joe H. Brincks and family, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Oxenford and family. A group of relatives was entertained at a picnic dinner Saturday evening on the lawn of the home of Mr. and Mrs. Alois Schreck. Present besides Mr. and Mrs. Schreck, Jeanie Kay, Steve and Bruce were Mr. and Mrs. Don Walsh, Michael and Patty of Des Moines, Mr. and Mrs. George Schreck, Robert and Doris, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Schreck, Carol, Mary. James and Johnny. ed his partner, Ward Canfield, 35, Saturday night as the patrolmen sought to halt a car bearing stolen license plates. Several shots were fired during a chase. the gunmen's car struck a parked vehicle. They opened fire on .Fossum and Canfield as they leaped from their car. Fossum dropped wjth a .38 caliber bullet in his head. Canfield fell with a bullet in his abdomen. One of the gunmen attempted to shoot Canfield again as he lay in the street, but missed. The gunmen jumped Into the car they struck and drove over Canfield as they fled. The officer was reported in critical condition Monday with the bullet wound and a erushed chest, broken collarbone, fractured pelvis, dislocated hip and broken right knee suffered in the gunmen's attempt to kill him with the car. The gunmen, 18 to 23 years old, abandoned the car about a block away and ran into a filling station where they pulled Mrs. Frances Langford from her car and fled in it. About two blocks away they abandoned the Langford machine and commandeered another car occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Anderson, Minneapolis. * Release Woman They pulled Anderson from the car, threatening to kill him and took Mrs. Anderson hostage. She was released several blocks away, unharmed. The Anderson car was later found abandoned. Police recovered a hat from the first car, a high powered rifle, several rounds of ammunition and a pistol cartridge box bearing a store price tag. A bag of roofing nails, Army type surgical bandages, and three pieces of sheet steel, apparently used as armor plate, also were found. Wetherille said he believed the trio may be the same men who held up a Minneapolis drug store July 27 and escaped with $1,600 cash. WOMEN'S GUILD MEETS Times Herald New* Serrlwi) WESTSIDE — The Women's Guild of the St. John's Evangelical and Reformed Church met Thursday afternoon in the church basement. The meeting opened with quiet music by Irene Rohwer. The opening thought was given by Mrs. Dora E. Kruse. The hymn "Open My Eyes That I May See," was sung in unison. Mrs. Fred L. Kruse read the scripture lesson, followed with meditation iby Mrs. Reynold Hagge. The pro- igram "The History of Our | Church" was given by Ella Roh- iwer. The history of the local \ church included a display of quilts and articles made by various groups, pictures of showers and members of the groups. Mrs. Kruse gave the closing prayer. The meeting wag conducted by the president, Mrs. Willis Petersen. Mrs. Irwin Thiedeman and Mrs. Arthur Schoessler gave a report oh their trip to conference at Crete, Neb. Refreshments were served by the hostess, Mrs. P. W. Schoenjahn. Time Out in Hot Weather For Worker* By HARRISON WEBER (Iowa Daily Press Assn, Writer) DES MOINES s Hot muggy weather has caused at least threr state departments — conserva> tion commission, liquor control commission and commerce, commission, — to let their employees have the afternoon off abbut a half dozen times this Summer. The liquor commission and conservation commission are both located in the old "lab" building just west of the statehouse. The commerce commission is housed in the old Amos Hiatt school building which is just south of the state office building. The c om m e r c e commission building, lab building and statehouse are not ail conditioned. The state office building is air conditioned. the conservation commission recently took advantage of this by holding its meeting in the state office building instead of the lab building. Liquor commissioner C. J. Burris <D,), Maquoketa, said employees in his department have been very co-operative about the whole matter. He said they have worked late on several occasions to get the work done. Burris said the commission was afraid that some of the girls would pass out in the building and the commissioners felt it was cheaper to give the employees the afternoon off rather than to have some off work several days because of the unbearable heat. The former representatives said he felt more and more legislators were acquainted with the heat problem and that he has high hopes that an appropriation will be made by the next legislature to provide for air conditioning. Commerce Commissioner John Ropes (R), Onawa, said the commerce building, which at one time was condemned for school purposes, is air-conditioned in the winter time —"the wind blows right through the place," he quipped. However, in the summer just the opposite is truo as the temperature inside ihe building is about ten degrees warmer than outside. Ropes said he didn't think it would cost too much to air condition the building. ALWAYS FIRST QUALITY* one, two, just snap and you're thru ... PENNEY'S TOWNCRAFT® Snap... flip. ..snap.. that nifty Talon Shu-Lok® works like a charm everytime! Small wonder these streamlined Tpwncraft Oxfords have caught on from kindergarten thru college! Finely crafted exclusively for Penney's of smooth, hi-shine black leather withfancy welting. Sanitized® linings. Sim 6% to 12 8.95 «««* 2 to 6 6.95 Where there's fun, ttWaVs « pterin or txMkfe bock, and so modestly prk«d at HnmfU Plain or buckle-back smarties leadin' a mighty soft life on cushiony, crepes^ 8 ' Cool black and white combination, in smooth. leather with black soles,, also^grey,* black suede for a look of continuity and firm ^ stepping. (They pra!ct|fi|feguapn|ej f n|^, slipping.) They adapt wonderfully, to rugged Outdoor life, campui,%t^» :t °$H" : :< Bad Checks The use and sales tax division in the tax commission has run into a rash of bad checks recent- John Harper, superintendent of assessments and collections, said merchants on the whole have been very co-operative in remitting the sales tax to the commission. For about four years the commission had the policy of telephoning merchants to tell them when they had insufficient funds to cover the amount of their check to the commission. The commission thus afforded them the opportunity to make the check good. This was satisfactory to a certain degree since it eliminated a lot of red tape. However, the commission was racking up a $200 telephone bill each month in calling the merchants. On July 1 the commission ordered the sales tex department to place all of these calls on a collect basis. If the party refused the call then a penalty was assessed. Naturally, it was better for the person to accept the call than have the penalty assessed. Harper said ht is receiving about 100 checks a week and that only two persons have refused to accept calls since the rule went into effect. Tax Exempt? The state tax commission may ask the attorney general for an opinion on whether custom corn drying is exempt from sales tax under a bill passed by the last legislature. Some individual* go from farm to farm using equipment to dry the corn after it has been stored. Some co-operatives also hire these individuals periodically to dry corn they have stored. The commission may also ask the attorney -general to rule on whether liquid petroleum when used for turkey and chicken brooding purposes and also for water warmers and heating stock tanks falls under this statute. Incidentally, the tax commission has had more inquiries about thia law exempting fuel used in tractors and^other farm equipment from the sales tax than it ha; on the sales tax reverting from IVt to 2 per cent. FIRST IRON-CLAD VESSEL Admiral Yi Soon-Sin of Korea designed what some historians believe to be the world's first ironclad vessel Called the "Kohbook- Son," or Turtle Ship," It was a 20-oar rowing galley. NOT PLANNED ^he slant of the Leaning Tower of Pisa was not planned, It sank into the soft earth on which it stands during the 200 years it was being" built. The tcwer began to lean until it was 16 ^ feet out of line and has tipped one foot in the last hundred years atone. , SEAWEED'S YIELD v From 20 to 22 tons of wet seaweed yield a ton of kelp, in which 10 to 12 percent U potassium sulphate and 1 to e per cent Is iodine, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica, [IPWA TRAFFIC DEATHS* AUg. W, im,<., ^.,^.^,448

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