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Carroll Daily Times Herald 1 vl Vol. 88—N0. 207 Carroll, Iowa, Tuesday, September 3, 1957—Ten Pages Delivered by Currier Boy in Carroll "9* Each Evening tor 35 Cent* Per Week "# * Sin *I« Ike Doubts Russians Have Missiles in Production Arkansas Governor Blocks School Integration With Troops Ike Kills Vets' Housing-Bill as Inflationary 'Pocket' Vetoes Extension, Expansion of Rural Direct Loan Program WASHINGTON l/P) — President Eisenhower Tuesday killed legislation to extend and expand a di rect loan program for veterans housing in rural areas and small communities, In announcing a pocket veto of th? measure, Eisenhower said it would have "a potential inflationary effect upon the economy." He also termed the proposed program "discriminatory." Because Congress already has! u - s - ambassador in Washing- adjourned, the President's mem-j ton. The king said his reply orandum of disapproval has the ' • • • effect of killing the bill. "What the proposed legislation seeks to do is to make substantial amounts of additional mortgage funds available by providing for direct government loans at interest rates well below the current market," Eisenhower said in his memorandum. Expired July 25 The direct loan program expired July 25. The bill would have extended it for two years. Along with his criticism of the bill he killed, Eisenhower renewed arguments for an increase in the interest rate on regular GI home loans which Congress had refused to allow, Elementary Records- Over 1,100 Enrolled in Three Parochial Schools AT LONG LAST . . * The king has answered. Arleenc Francis, 15, of Columbus, Ohio, wrote King Hussein of Jordan last March after meeting Jordan's was delayed because of "a slightly disorganized state of affairs in my office." Hussein said he was touched by Ar- leenc's sincerity and outlook on world affairs. The king advised her that if she wrote again she sould "write 'Personal' on the envelope." "It's just wonderful," said Arleene. The total number of pupils in the three Catholic elementary schools in Carroll has exceeded the 1,100 mark for the first time, according to figures issued jointly by the pastors of the three parishes that operate these schools, Rt. Rev. Msgr. P. T. Lynch of St. Two lowans Feared Lost In Minnesota Camp Ends; Mortar Unit Commended Carroll area Army Reserves returned Saturday night from a two- week summer encampment at Camp McCoy, Wis., with a warm commendation from Col. R. T. Fedderson, commander of the 410th Inf. Regt., 103rd Inf. Div. "You men in the Heavy Mortar Company can be very proud of your accomplishments. Your company made the greatest progress in training of any of the units in the regiment," Col. Fedderson said. Notes Firing Ability "Your Company was the only Heavy Mortar outfit in the Divi- .loseph, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Frank H. Greteman of SS. Peter and Paul and Rev. Arthur S. Poeckes of St. Lawrence. All three schools opened Tuesday morning and each showed an increase over opening day attendance figures of last year. At St. Lawrence the total enrollment was 492, for an increase of 26 over last year; enrollment at SS. Peter and Paul was 450, an increase of 22 over last year's opening day attendance, while St. Joseph school had an attendance this morning of 166 compared with 157 last, year, an increase of 9. High Masses Offered - Only brief morning sessions were held at the three schools today, with dismissal at 11 :30 o'clock. Full day sessions will begin tomorrow morning. The opening of school is marked in all Bar 9 Negroes From School Little Rock r ~f\\ W-*** at Action May Bring Test of State Police Power vs. Federal Law LITTLE ROCK. Ark. m — Only white, students went to class at Little Rock Central High School Tuesday while about 200 white adults stood outside the ring of national guardsmen placed there Monday night by Gov. Orval Faubus. None of the nine Negroes scheduled to enter the 2,000 -pupil high school showed up apparently in compliance with a school board request. The board called off the scheduled integration early Tuesday after the governor ordered the troops to the school grounds in effect halting the planned race mixing. Faubus told a television audi-! three parishes by high masses in ! e nce Monday night that to main honor of the Holy Spirit during tain peace and order the school which prayers are offered for the j had to remain unintegrated at success of the new school year, as well as for the general intentions of the sisters, teachers and pupils. The threat of an epidemic of •'Asiatic flu" prompted the pastors and sisters to encourage the least for the time being 2 Minor Demonstrations There were only two quiet demonstrations from the crowd, composed of about 200 students and CHEAP AT TWICE THE COST . . . You can move your home across the Mississippi River for just 60 cents, provided you go by way of the Eads Bridge, and, if it will fit through the toll gate. The Crown Construction Co. of St. Louis found this out when they moved this home to East St. Louis, III. Workmen removed part of the eaves of the house and then they were held up by the toll collectors. The collectors checked their hooks, but couldn't find a specific charge for a house in transit. So they charged them four times the auto cost and sent them on their way. sion that was capable of firing on ! the range and that fact has been ! i n Carroll are all three conducted ; duly noted by all concerned," he; by the Franciscan Sisters of Per- I sa '°- I petual Adoration of La Crosse, ' The Carroll reservists fired a! Wis., a religious community of .. .. (W u or . au , P n r hieher i ~ J owa I total of 140 rounds of smoke andi 1.100 sisters who conduct more He said that because oi mgnei f, s h e rmen feared drowned in Lake children this year to pray for good | as many adull s. There were no j hpaith j Negroes in sight although a truck-load of young Negroes drove to j within a block of the school and' then left. health The Catholic elementary schools Cut OH Phone Service To Highway Engineer was loud handclapping: JEFFERSON l^i—The Jefferson Telephone Co., an independent, few Rebet yells when a | cut off all service Tuesday to the State Highway Commission main- yields .available on other forms of investment, the flow of investment money into VA-guaranteed mortgages has been drastically reduced. "To correct this situation," he said, l 'rhis administration, strongly urged the Congress to increase the maximum interest rate on VA- guaranteed mortgages almost impossible to obtain." Eisenhower presented that as one element of discrimination in the bill he killed. "These funds are to be made available only to a limited number of veterans—namely, those in rural areas and in small cities and towns," Eisenhower said. 8 Times Herald Carriers Honored With State Fair Trip Osakis were tentatively identified Tuesday as Curtis E. Johnson, 35, Route 2, Gowrie, Iowa, and Darwin L. Anderson, 30, of 1127 Avenue B, Fort Dodge. Late Monday night searchers found overturned the boat the two men had rented. Dragging operations at the lake were resumed Tuesday morning in an effort to locate the bodies. high explosive projectiles on a i than 100 schools in eight slates Camp McCoy impact area lastjand on the island of Guam. Council to Canvass Pool Vote at Glidden GL1DDEN — Balloting in the i encampment was distribution of a Tuesday. During the range firing elements of the Heavy " Mortar Companies from the 409th and 411th Regiments were attached to the Carroll unit for training. Local reservists were further honored during the encampment by being selected as Aggressor Forces to oppose an advance by three battalions of the regiment in a battlefield drill near the end of the summer training tour. $5,471.28 Payroll Culmination and high spot of the swimming pool election at Glidden last Wednesday will be canvassed by the city council at a meeting in Glidden city hall at 8 p.m. Monday. It was reported here Tuesday that protests against the validity of some of the votes cast in the election may be .registered at that time. According to unofficial election returns, citizens of Glidden voted Eight Daily Times Herald Carrier salesmen who have the longest periods of service on news- 324 to 207 to approve a bond issue paper routes were guests of the | of $75,000 for construction of a new ....— w management at the State Fair and a tour of Des Moines Sunday. Boys honored were Eugene Brincks, Leo Scharfenkamp, Vern Onken, Dennis Hagedorn, .Johnny Klaus, Lynn Dunn, and Donald Reiff of Carroll and Ronald Pomeroy of Dedham. They were accompanied by Delbert Patrick, circulation manager, and Kenny Baumhover, assistant, making the trip in a station wagon lent by Martin Maher, advertising manager. Leaving Carroll about 9 a.m., they toured the city of Des Moines, visited the Midway on the State Fair grounds and attended the races at night. They were supper guests of the paper at Buckman's restaurant. The trip was the. fourth annual event of its kind. nool. A majority of 60 per cent was required to carry the election. Unofficial outcome of the balloting was slightly less than 61 per cent —60.8 per cent. payroll of $5,471.28 to the local company Saturday. A total of 49 enlisted men and three officers from the local unit participated in the annual unit training, Capt. Roy D. Barton said Supervisors from the mother- house in LaCrosse set up an integrated program of studies for each of these schools and also make regular visitations. They conduct standardized tests that make possible comparison be- f-tween the work of the local children and those in other areas of the United States. Religious Instruction Religious, instruction is given daily in all classes by the priests assigned to the respective parishes and these instructions are supplemented by the work of the classroom teachers. The general course of studies is similar to that in all elementary schools, with emphasis on such fundamentals as reading, spelling There and a teenaged boy unfurled a Confed-;. , r . , erate flag. "This is no gag," hei tcnance engineer s offlce here -. soberly told a newsman. { A spokesman for the telephone Members of the Capital Citizens! Council distributed leaflets among! D AtnilofC Tflllf the spectators. The leaflets were! rvciu,,CI * 1 UMV Cfito^^p™ £WOw Promotions end included this sentence: "We can and will abolish tax schools if necessary." Further plans for September and October promotions were discussed at a coffee meeting of the Faubus had mentioned in his j Retail Bureau of the Chamber of speech that a massive telephone • Commerce Tuesday morning in campaign was under way to enlist! the Driftwood Room of Hotel Also in attendance for the 103rd I »" dt " it U meti f • Presently in prep- Division training were two local area officers who were in an attached status. They were Lt. Col. Garner McNaught of Glidden, who worked with Division Artillery, and Major Frank Knutzen of Carroll, attached to the 410th Regiment as a Provisional Battalion commander. The Weather Seven Bands Listed For Festival Sept. 8 | Ar-We-Va High School Marching Band, under the direction of Oryille W. Harris, and Lytton High School band, directed by Wilbur Townsend, have sent in acceptances for the Western Iowa Band Festival to be held here September 28 under sponsorship of the Chamber of Commerce. Addition of Ar-We-Va and Lytton to the list brings the total of acceptances to seven including Carroll High School, Kuemper, Manning, Manson, and Lohrville. Six bands have replied that they will be unable to participate. These are Harlan, Denison, Lake City, Bagley. Early, and Panora. CARROLL FORECAST . Generally fair Tuesday njght, ; cooler with low in upper 50s, Partly cloudy and warmer Wednesday, high in lower 80s. IOWA FORECAST Mostly cloudy in northeast, generally fair in west and south Tuesday night, cooler east, low 55-65. Wednesday partly cloudy, warmer west, high 76-86. Further outlook: Thursday partly cloudy and a little warmer. The Weather In Carroll (Dally Temperature* Courtesy Iowa Fubllo Service Company) - ' 78 ...,65 65 Presbyterian Youth Unit Elects Officers for the new Senior High Westminster Fellowship year, which coincides with the school year, were elected at a meeting Sunday night in the Presbyterian Church. JoAnn Schoenjahn was named moderator; Becky Barels, vice moderator; Barbara Brown, stated clerk; Bertha Anneberg, chairman of the Area on Christian Faith; Janice White, chairman of the Area on Christian Witness; Alec Gillett, chairman of the Area on Christian Citizenship; Bruce Robb, chairman of the Area on Christian Outreach; and Judy Hartzell. organist. Mysterious Donor Again Mailing Out Cash Presents Yesterday's high Yesterday's low At 7 a.m. today At 10 a.m. today _ 73 Precipitation (48 hours prior to - 7ain) -26 inch rain Weather A Year Ago— Rain durin gthein h g-1 'toawts. Rain during the night was followed by partly cloudy skies a year ago today. Low temperature was S3 and high, 65. ESTHERVILLE UrV-There's no law against philanthropy, says; Sheriff Linn Foderberg 'in commenting on a series of cash gifts sent by an anonymous giver, to several persons in this community recently. Foderberg is convinced he now has sufficient evidence to prove the benefactor's identity if there were any need to do so—which there isn't. An estimated 20 persons received in the mail cash gifts ranging from two cents to more than $200, in each case the gifts were mailed in-brown wrapping paper. When coins were included they were taped to a piece of cardboard.'/The gifts -generally have been in odd denominations. The total amount given away may be as much as $500, return address or any other obvious clue to the identity of the donor. The recent series of mailings marked the second gift splurge of the modest philanthropist. Two of the most recent recipients received similar gifts a year ago. But none of those benefitting from 1 the unexpected largesse have any explanations to why they were favored. Jim Matre, local postoffice em­ ploye, was among those who received one of the mysterious packages with cash in it. He also recognized 12 to 15 packages wrapped similarly tcrTiis, ... \. Sheriff Foderberg says handwriting on the latest crop of gift packages is easily recognizable as being identical with the handwriting on last year's bundles. A question now is whether pub AU of the gifts were mailed j Ucity about the glfti-may make from Spirit lyakg. They carried no i the don$r ; ^f^^^l^^v^- -• aration by school supervisors is a new graded course in the natural sciences, the aim of which is to give the child a foundation for such courses in high school and college and to awaken interest in this field in the hope that more of the children will pursue such courses in higher levels of education. A music program, taught by the teachers in all three schools, provides opportunity in listening and rhythmic activities, music appreciation and includes graded courses in sight-singing — modern music, as well as the traditional Gregorian chant of the Catholic liturgy. Private and class instructions are also given in piano, string and wind instruments, and the students of all three schools participate in the Catholic grade school orchestra of more than 60 pieces with children from other Catholic grade schools in the area. DYO Competition Through the Diocesan Youth Organization, the pupils of the three schools compete with the more than 15,000 Catholic grade school pupils of the Sioux City diocese in music, poetry, poster and dramatic contests. All three schools also participate | in the federal school lunch program and in the special milk program sponsored by the U. S. Department of Agriculture. In these programs, the schools receive supplementary aid directly from the federal government through an office in Chicago because, the state of Iowa does not permit such aid to parochial or private schools. In all three .schools the same women have charge of the lunch program as last year; St. Lawrence, Mrs. Margaret Underberg and Mrs. Louis Wadle; SS. Peter and Paul, Mrs. Harold Bayer, Mrs. Ed Hannasch and Mrs. Herman Bengfort; St. Joseph, Mrs. John Rothmeyer. Enrollment by grades or home rooms and the names of the teachers are as follows: St, Lawrence School— Junior- primary, 60, Sr. M, Damietta; first grade, 38, Sr. ""M. Borgia; first grade, 40, Sr. M. Henryne; second grade, 45, Sr. M. Charmaine; second and third grades, 44, Sr. M, Celsa: third grade, 44, Mrs. John Puttman; fourth School! , , , .--, . . See Page 9 white mothers for an assembly on the high school grounds Tuesday and that motor caravans were converging on the Capital City from other sections of the state. The Rev. Corbett Mask of Benton, some 20 miles to the southwest, said that he bad brought "about a dozen" segregationists with him to the school. Military Vehicles About a dozen National Guard jeeps and trucks were parked bumper to bumper in front of the school and a half-track weapons carrier — with the weapons removed—blocked one street. A few guardsmen congregated across the street from the crowd and others were strung out ajong the two- block-long front of the building Burke. Details will be announced in the near future. Promotion committees were appointed for the months of Novem» ber and December. These include —For November — Elmer Friedman, Coasl-to-Coast Store, chairman; Odella McGowan, The Loft; F. J. Malone, Safeway Store; Max Reed, Anderson Brothers and Company; and Les W i t m e r. Sears; for December — Howard Mather, Lee Stores, chairman; Bill Stickrod, Sherwin Williams; Monte Duffy, Duffy's Bootery; Howard Kelly, Kelly Jewelry; Wilbur Singsank, Fareway Store; and ' Agnes Finnegan, Vogue Ready-to-Wear. Named to represent retailers on; Carroll, a Chamber of Commerce Christ 'firm said there is no' intention to restore service until the commission has paid a $267 bill for damages claimed by the firm. The claim is for labor and materials to repair a 100 -pair telephone cable which was cut while commission employes were working last March at the site of a new commission office in Jefferson. Severance of the cable cut off telephone service to the north end of Jefferson until repairs could be made. The commission maintenance office said it had no immediate comment on the interruption in its telephone service. The Jefferson Telephone Co. is managed by C. H. Daubendieck. C. V. Riley, Dubuque, New U.S. Court Clerk Carl V. Riley of Dubuque, formerly of Carroll, took office at Dubuque Tuesday as the hew clerk of the United States district court for the northern district of Iowa. This is the first change in the federal clerkship in 45 years. Mr. Riley is the third clerk in the 81- year history of the court. He was a court reporter while living in Harry Rose of Eddie Quinn, Clothier. BERNING INFANT BAPTIZED David Lawrence Berning, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Berning, was baptized Sunday at SS. Peter and Paul's Church by the Rev. Robert Kirschbaum. Sponsors were the baby's paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Berning of Breda. Mrs. Lawrence Berning is the former Viola Schechinger. and two or more were stationed b^as committee were Bob Matt of at each of the numerous entrances. | Matt Furniture Company and The crowd stood quietly most of the time. A National Guard lieutenant colonel told the boy with the flag not to display it again. ^However, he brought the flag out again a few minutes later and there was another burst of applause. Some 500 white students were in the building about 30 minutes before classes were scheduled to start and the crowd thinned down considerably. Maj. Gen. Sherman T. dinger, Arkansas adjutant general, arrived on the scene a few minutes before the start of classes and said that he was pleased to see the crpwd so orderly. He estimated the number of guardsmen at 250. Clinger would not say whether the troops will be pulled out Tues' day. Later a Negro newsman, L. C. Bates, husband of the Arkansas president of the National Assn, for the Advancement of Colored People, showed up at the school. 'Adding Little Color* [ White people immediately en-| . By The Associated Press gulfed him but made no move to ,. Iowa f ounte J* iQ } 1 J uuesfday ° f - • five motor vehicle deaths for the Paul Schumachers Move to Otho, Iowa Mr. and Mrs. Paul Schumacher and son, Michael, have moved from Carroll to Otho, south of Fort Dodge. Mr. Schumacher, who was employed at the Montgomery Ward Store here, has been transferred to the company's store at Fort Dodge. SURGICAL PATIENT Mrs. William Rath is a surgical patient in the Methodist Hospital, Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Rath and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Heuton returned Saturday night after being with her. She is a daughter- in-law of Mrs. John Rath of Carroll. VISIT IN GERMANY Airman 2-c Lawrence C. Gundel of Glidden and Sp. 3 Marvin D. Heuton of Carroll recently.spent a weekend together at Frankfurt, Germany, where Airman Gundel is stationed at the Frankfurt Air Base. Another serviceman from this area, Pfc. Leonard Fleshner of Lidderdale, who is also stationed near Frankfurt, was unable to join the two named. Audubon Woman One of 5 Killed in Weekend Traffic long Labor Day weekend which harm him. Asked what he was doing there, Bates quipped; , "I'm just adding a little color." f began at 6 p.m.Friday, and ended ,i -J \u vu.no 'at midnight Monday. A sixth He said the NAACP attorneys, lraffjc dealh aJs0 wflS recorded definitely would take some action j but it rcsulled Jrom a previous to counter b aubus move. I acc { den t •InlVKc sS> 'WeAV The Stat « *>P«rt«»nt of Public tive of the state sworn to preserve peace and protect property. His action could provide the basis for the first clear test of state police power versus federal law. The board ordered Negro students "to stay away from white high schools today." It did not, however, instruct them to report to the all-Negro high schools they previously attended. the record. It had been feared that 10 or more deaths would occur in ing the street in front of her home. Mike Wesley Burke, 17-month- old son of Mr. and Mrs. William Burke of Marysville in Marion County, was fatally injured Sunday when run over accidentally by a pickup truck. Hiram Olson. 39, West Union, died Sunday of injuries suffered in a collision in which William Hitch. 38, of Sumner was killed outright Friday night. Kenneth Herbranson, 8-year-old Iowa during the period. The fulri^ e!rv ! Ue bov died;Sunday night Highway Patrol fqree was duty, augmented by national guardsmen in jeeps. of injuries received in a car-train accident near Spirit Lake Saturday. In addition; Mine Rosa Brady, The weekend Iowa motor vehi- j 66-year-old Ottumwa teacher, died cle death toll included: j in a Hampton hospital Saturday President Says Red Statement is Misleading But He Sheds Little Light on Progress of American Rocket Program By MARVIN L. ARROWSMITH WASHINGTON Wl — President Eisenhower, commenting on Russia's intercontinental missile claims, said Tuesday mere testing of such weapons is a long way from actual production. Eisenhower made the statement at a news conference when asked whether he could give the American people any information on the status of this country's efforts to develop an intercontinental ballistics missile (ICBM). The questioner askecf for com-' ment in the light of the Soviet Union's announcement last week that' it had successfully tested such a weapon. Eisenhower replied that anything he said had to be within the framework of national security. He went on to say that careful reading of the Russian announcement marked it more for what it did not say than what it actually did say. Reds Evasive ! The President called the Soviet announcement most evasive. The Russians always have been known for statements which serve only their own purposes, he said. Eisenhower said that in the past the Russians have been something less than completely reliable, and added that on this occasion he saw no reason for placing more credence than usual in the Soviet announcement. As for this country's progress in that field, the President actually said nothing about the status of work. He did say many millions of dollars have been spent within the capacity of available scientific knowledge and what,he called the whole arrangement. The missile program has the highest priority, he said, but added that it will be a long time before a long-range missile is the best means of delivering explosive power. Eisenhower, leaving Wednesday for an extended vacation at Newport, R.I., dealt with these other matters: INTEGRATION — Eisenhower said he has conferred with the Justice Department regarding the halting of integration at Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., and that the department is investigating. Qov. Orval Faubus ordered national guardsmen to the school grounds, and the school board halted planned integration despite a federal court order providing for it. Sees Eventual Victory As to the school integration picture generally, Eisenhower said we are going to whip this thing in the long run by Americans' being true to themselves and not by laws. CONGRESS — Eisenhower replied not much when asked whether anything had happened to change his assertion two weeks ago that he was tremendously disappointed in the performance of the 85th Congress, which adjourned its first session last Friday. The President touched off a round of laughter by pulling a sheet of paper from his pocket and saying he had a little list dealing with the record of Congress. On the credit side Eisenhower listed enactment of such measures as the Middle East anti- Communist resolution, creation of the International Atomic Energy Agency, passage of the ciyil rights bill, and the bill designed to safeguard FBI files. On the debit side of measuros asked but not enacted, Eisenhower ticked off proposals for protection of welfare and pension funds in the labor union field, to restrict highway advertising, an emergency, corn program, tax reduction for small business, insurance against floods and a postal rate increase. Aid Fund Insufficient Finally, Eisenhower said the foreign aid appropriation of some $3,400,000,000 is not adequate. On that latter point he spoke at length, saying that the mutual security program provides the best protection against what he termed a monolithic dictatorship. He also called foreign aid not only the cheapest and most economic kind of protection, but the most e{fee« tive. Mrs. William Wiemanti, 67, Audubon, was killed Sunday night when struck by a car while cross- of injuries suffered Aug. at in a collision which took the lives ql two of her sisters. IN OMAHA HOSPITAL i Harold A. Christiansen left Mon. day morning for observation and treatment at Voteran* HnnHiJ, Omaha, Neb. He oxpecta to return home the latter part of this weak,'

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