Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on September 5, 1957 · Page 1
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Vol. 88 —No. 209 Carroll, Iowa, Thursday, September 5, 1957—Twelve Pages Negro Students Stay Delivered by Carrier Boy In Carroll "f Bech Evening tot 35 Cent* Par Week / * Copy; Church Boom at $2 Million Pace in County New Buildings Rising All Over State Boost Business and Employment The surging rebirth of interest in religion since World War H is rapidly being reflected in new or remodeled houses of worship in Carroll County and the surrounding area. More than $2 million has been expended or committed in the construction of new churches and parochial schools in the county. In the $200,000 or better category are St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Carroll, $221,000 (with furnishings); Carroll Methodist Church, $200,000 (not yet occupied >: St. Paul Lutheran Church, $225,000 (over-all cost — lot purchased and building fund canvass under way but no construction started.) Annunciation Catholic Church, Coon Rapids, has been completed at a cost of $106,000. Holy Family Catholic Church, Lidderdale, a nd First Christian Church, Coon Rapids, were $50,000 projects. New parochial schools have mushroomed throughout the area. In Carroll, alone, more than $800,000 was expended on the 10-parish Kuemper High school. A new elementary school was constructed by SS. Peter & Paul Church and St. Lawrence, which remodeled its former church into a school is now planning on expanding the plant. In addition, St. Lawrence built a new priest's home. New churches, ranging in style from traditional Gothic to ultra modern, are rising in all sections of Tow a. The building boom has touched not only the larger cities but numerous smaller communities as well. It has helped contractors build new record totals of business per year and has helped hundreds of workmen to maintain steady employment. Estimated $50 Million An Associated Press survey in- indicates that the cost of new churches plus remodeling and expansion of existing houses of worship, parochial schools and parsonages has totaled perhaps 50 million dollars since World War II. And the boom is continuing, since much of the construction completed since World War II or now underway was only the first phase of long range building plans of the various churches. In Fort Dodge alone, church construction projects since the second World War has amounted to more than $3,148,000. It is estimated that more than three million dollars will be expended on current church projects in Cedar Rapids. * In Marshalltown church groups have built or have under construction $2,458,000 worth of new religious edifices since 1946. And Catholic groups have raised nearly $400,000 for a new eighth-grade school to be erected soon. Other City Reports Numerous other cities report substantial church building in recent years. Church construction totals $1,410,000 in Council Bluffs since last year; Burlington has had $1,350.000,in the last seven years: Otlunv wa $1,174,000 in the last 18 months; Webster City a million dollars in the past four years; Sioux City 2 »4 million since 1949; Davenport-Bettendorf $1,428,500 in the past year; and Waterloo Si,403,605 since 1946. Some of the largest single projects Include a $420,000 Sunday school addition to First Lutheran Churches See Page 11 ' ' i From Explosive Scene Longer, Tougher Tests— Going to Be Harder to Get a Driver's License DES MOINES MV- It's going to become harder to get a drivers license in Iowa. Safety Commissioner Russell Brown said Thursday a special committee has been named to>rec- Jurors For September Term Drawn Probable assignment and trial of several pending cases charging operation of motor vehicles while intoxicated is expected to highlight the September term of District Court here, County Attorney Robert*^. Brunei- said Thursday. Assignment of cases for jury trial will be made on Sept. 23, one week prior to the opening of the term on Sept. 30, the county attorney said. Grand jurors will report to Judge William C. Hanson, of Jefferson, at 1:30 p.m. on the opening day of the September term. "Thus far there are no cases listed for consideration by the grand jury," the county attorney said. Petit jurors for the September term will report on Oct. 7 at 1:30 p.m.. Judge Hanson ordered. Jurors drawn for the term include: Grace Anderson, Warren; John Buelt, Roselle; Alvan H. Cox, Carroll: Frank Cox, Warren; Clara Determan, Ivan E. Dull, Bernice Dunn and Ted Gehling, Carroll: Marvin Heithoff, Pleasant Valley; Sylvia Hoehne, Newton: Lucille Hudson, Carroll: Helen B. Hulsebus, Carroll; Jerry 'Johnston, Union; Anna Jons, Arcadia; Helen Kingman, Carroll; Louis Klocke, Newton; Marcella Knaack, Warren; Nancy Knutzen, Ted, N. Krogh and Donald Layne, Carroll; Ralph Lloyd, Glidden; Irene McDonald, Carroll; Gladys L, Mount, Jasper; Paul Murphy, Carroll; Sophia P i 11 e, Carroll; Maurice Potthoff, Arcadia; E. Cletus Prueitt, Jasper; Elroy Ranniger, Carroll; Eugene Reiff, Carroll; Herman Ries, Union; Henry Riesenberg, Roselle; Jack Rogers, Union; Tony Rosener, Wheatland: Gladys Schmidt, Ewoldt; Dorothy Schrum, Warren; Alice Shoemaker, Glidden; Leslie Sieve, Ewoldt; Christine Snyder, Kniest;' Helen Snyder, Wheatland; Bonnie Steinkamp, Arcadia; Rita Sundrup, Arcadia; Charles Thielen, Pleasant Valley; Warren Timmerman, Warren; W. G. Vaughan, Glidden; Marjorie Weddle, Union; Loraine Wenck, Carroll; Paul Wieland, Grant; Elizabeth Wilkens. Carroll; Anna Wingrove, Warren; Dorothy Wolf, Arcadia. ommend changes in the state's licensing test system. Brown said that for one thing t il is hoped the committee's study will result in a written test about twice as long as the 25-question exam used now. After the committee finishes its study of written tests it will consider changes in driving and vision tests, Brown said. "Increasing the standards a driver must meet to get a license is basic to our safety program," Brown said. "The best place to spot a poor driver is when he applies for a license." The new c o m m i 11 e e met Wednesday. It is headed by Capt. Kermith Rhoades, chief drivers license examiner. Also on the committee are Dr. A. R. Latier of Iowa State College, Prof. Bert Woodcock of Iowa State Teachers College, and Alvin Hudson and Clifford Swanson of the State Safety Department. Rhoades said the new written test will be designed "to tell us how much the driver already knows and whether it's enough to let us safely issue a license." The committee's first task is to determine what emphasis the new test should give to such factors as driver attitude, knowledge of laws and recognition of traffic signs and road markings. "We are working toward a test that will tell us whether a driver has the knowledge and attitude that will help him avoid an accident," Rhoades said. The Weather CARROLL FORECAST Partly cloudy with scattered showers through Friday. Low Thursday night mid 50s. High Friday mid 70s. IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy and warmer Thursday night, scattered showers in west, low in 50s. Friday 'scattered showers, high in 70s. Further outlook: Saturday., widely scattered showers and continued cool. The Weather in Carroll , (l)allv r ««mperulure» Court Mr Iow»'FtiliHa Snrvlce Company) Yesterday's high Yesterday's low —-— At 7 a.m. today — At 10 a.m. today .... ~~ 68 57 SS , 70 Weather A Year Ago- Clear skies prevailed a year ago today, with temperatures' rising from 43 to 6*. Find Bodies of 2 Iowa Men in Lake OSAKIS, Minn, (ffl—The body of Curtis E. Johnson, 35, Gowrie, Iowa, was recovered from Lake Osakis Wednesday night and his companion's body was locafed. Dragging operations were resumed Thursday to recover the body of Darwin L. Anderson, 30, Fort Dodge. The two fishermen drowned Monday when their boat was seen to capsize during a squall. Johnson's body was found in 15 feet of water about 150 feet from where the .boat overturned. Naval Units Back Revolt In Cuban City HAVANA, Cuba tin—A revolt backed by some naval units erupted in Cienfuegos Thursday and the government rushed troops and tanks into that central Cuban city. The government acted after the rebels seized the police headquarters in fierce fighting that broke out shortly after dawn. In the rebel forces were some naval and maritime police units and followers of Fidel Castro, rebel chief. HAVANA, Cuba l#>— Cuban naval, units, joining maritime police and partisans of Rebel Leader Fidel Castro, were reported Thursday to have attacked and captured the police headquarters in the city of Cienfuegos in central Cuba. Telephone reports to Havana from Cienfuegos said fighting between the navy men and their allies with the city's police broke out shortly after dawn and was continuing. Supporters of Castro were said to be thronging the streets of Cienfuegos shouting "President Cuba ........ See Page 10 D. R. Bogenriefs Move to Lincoln, Neb. Mr. and Mrs. D. R. Bogenrief and children, Sandra, Carol and Don, left Carroll Thursday to live in Lincoln, Neb. Mr. Bogenrief, service manager for Ward's Farm • Store here, has been transferred in like capacity to the company's 1 main store in Lincoln. The family, J who came to Carroll from Omaha 'about nine months ago, lived at 1326 Salinger Avenue. Family History Venture Costly, To Spinster, 67 NEW ATHENS, 111. 1*1 — Miss Pearl Wildy is $15,875 in the hole on her venture in family history. The 67-year-old spinster spent seven years gathering photographs and documents and writing a 200,000-word manuscript tracing the family tree back to Switzerland and the year 1500. It cost her $2,500 and she spent another $15,00d having 700 copies printed. ''We wanted the book and that was the way to get* it," she said. Miss Wildy has managed to sell 65 of' the volumes at $25 apiece. She has stored the others at the farm where she lives with a brother and their mother, an 89-year- old invalid. Neu Brothers Return From Europe Tour Arthur A. and Charles Neu, sons J of Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Neu, re- I turned Wednesday from a two and j one-half month European tour, ! which they took with Dick Green of Chicago and Robert Gosdick of Rockford. 111. With the exception of Charles Neu, who is a pre-law i student at Northwestern Univer- | sity, Evanston, 111., all attend the ! university's law school in Chica- ; g0 ' • Started in Canada j The four started their trip at j Montreal, Canada, where they j sailed on the liner, Canadian Pacific, for Liverpool, England. They returned to Montreal on the air- I line, Air France. ! The students went from Liverpool to London and then into France. They bought a car. a French Panhard, at Paris for their circle tour. After leaving France, they went to Spain, Monaco, where they saw the palace but none of the royal family, who were vacationing in Switzerland: Italy, Austria. Switzerland, Germany, Denmark. Holland, Belgium and back io Paris, where they sold their car. With the exception of trips by air from Barcelona. Spain, to the Island of Majorca,, off the coast of Spain, and from Hanover, Germany, to Berlin, they went by car. Visit Miss McCoy The travelers stopped overnight at Ulm, Germany, where they saw Donna McCoy of Carroll the next morning. Miss McCoy, who is in the U. S. Army's special services, is doing recreational work. # The four arrived in Montreal Sunday, Sept. 1. The Carroll youths drove from Montreal with Robert Gosdick to his home at Rockford. Dick Green flew back to Chicago. Arthur A. and Charles were met in Rockford Tuesday, by their parents with whom they returned home the following day. All were dinner guests in the home of Robert Gosdick's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Gosdick. Arthur A. and Charles will be home until Sept. 15 when they will resume their studies. Pick Winners in 4 Classes at Hog Show Premiums Awarded by Sponsors, Swine Producers and C. of C. Premiums of $120 were presented by Robert Kloser on behalf of the Agricultural Bureau of the Chamber of Commerce to winners in four classes at the first annual Market Hog Show in the West Sale Barn Wednesday after- j noon. Additional prizes of $30 in a car| cass class and $10 in a live hog ! grading contest will be awarded I after reports have been received 1 from the packing plant. The show was sponsored jointly by the Carroll County Swine Producers Association and Agricultural Bureau of the Chamber of Commerce. Premium Winners Winners announced yesterday were: Heavy Pen of Three (215 pounds and over i — Edgar Snyder, Breda, first; Robert Halbur, Carroll, second; Krause, Pottroff and Son, Glidden, third; Wayne Feldmann, Breda, fourth. Light Pen of Three (under 216 pounds* — Bob Hawley, Vail, first; Allen Feldmann, Breda, second; Ronald Snyder, Breda; third; John Meiners, Carroll, fourth. Heavy Individual Hog (215 pounds or over) — Robert Halbur, Carroll, first; Ward Salisbury, Glidden, second; John Wegner, Adaza, third; and Ed Snyder, Breda, fourth. Light Individual Hog 'under 215 pounds) — Allen Feldmann, Breda, first; 1 *0111 Madigan. Carroll, second: Bob Hawley, Vail, third; and John Meiners, Carroll, fourth. First prizes were $12, second $8,, third $6 and fourth $4. Judges I were Dale Williams of Ames and| Ed Claussen of Ft. Dodge. Win-j ners were announced by W. H. Brown, county extension director.] Show Officials I Roy Strove of Manning was superintendent of the show and F.F .i Feldmann of Breda, secretary.' Ward Salisbury of Glidden was in \ charge of numbering. Other mem- j bers of the County Swine Produc -j ers Association assisted in con -i ducting the show. j Acknowledgment was given to i the West Sale Barn management for contributing use of the barn and preparing it for the show. Dale Williams, speaking for the two judges, commented on the good quality of exhibits and said he thought the project should be continued from year to year. Immediately after the show, hogs were sent to packers in Ft. Dodge. TURNED AWAY FROM SCHOOI National Guardsmen turn away this Negro girl as she attempts tor cross the line to Central High school in Little Rock, Ark. She then walked in front of the school as crowds followed her and called her names Tuesday. (NEA Telephoto) * r Lions List Committees For Carroll Convention Recognition of Carroll as a "convention city" again will be proved Sunday, Oct. 13, when some 200 Lions club members and their wives will gather here for their Western Iowa District fall conference. Fee Chew of Council Bluffs, Lions district governor, will be in charge of the business session and has announced that an out-of-state speaker will be included on the! program. The visitors at this fall; TOMfj^aji^^^ otll y MISS BUCHANAN DIES GRINNELL («—Memorial services were held here Wednesday for Miss.Fannie R. Buchanan, nationally known musician and author. She died last Friday night. She wrote several songs used nationally by 4-H clubs, EXPERIMENTAL CAR ... , The Rev. Alfred Julliujo, left, point* to the experimental car he developed and placed on public display for t| m Wit time M Branford) Conn. The car, which would cost $300,000 to duplicate, featuret tele. scoping steering wheel, uruish roll-over bars, padded dash and doors. The dream car will make a tour of 180 major ciUes. ^ Name Patrol ar SS. Peter & Paul Student safety patrols were organized Wednesday at SS. Peter' and Paul School. James Masching was elected captain for the outdoor patrol and Marion Grossman was captain for the Auxiliary Safety Patrol. Lieutenants for the outdoor patrol are: James Olberding, John Walz, Joyce Schechinger and Judy Bengforl. Other members of the outdoor patrol are: Joe Morrissey, Bernard Haberl, Frank Hermsen, Raymond Cale, Judy Balk, Jolene Reicks, Sharon Engle, Glenn Soyer, Laverne Korwes, Jean Reiff, Regina Heithoff, Gloria Brincks, Judy Buchheit, Donna Wiederin and Mike Schenkelberg. Their job is to patrol street corners. They are divided into four groups, taking turns for duty. Members of the Auxiliary Patrol are: Roger Dion, Leo Schar- fenkamp, G e r al d Huelshorst, Larry Siepker, Henry Dirksen, Mike Otto, Marlene Reinart and Jean Spaen. This patrol is charged with preventing accidents in the corridors. Penney's to Experiment With Credit NEW YORK UP1 -J. C. Penney Co., one of the country's largest retail merchandise firms, plans to experiment with credit-, selling next "year. Since its foundation in 1902 the company has been strictly a cash -J and-carry business. It will try j credit selling in only four or five; of its 1,691 stores. Location of the; stores was not named. A. W. Hughes, president, said; that the main factor in influencing; the chain's decision was the! change 1 in attitude toward credit 1 in the past generation. Credit, Hughes said, is now regarded as a mark of character rather than a sign of inability to pay. He noted, also, that there) now are greatly improved facili-i ties for checking and handling credit. Penney's sales last year totaled $1,291,867,000. This put Penney behind Sears, Roebuck's $3,555,684,000 but ahead of Montgomery Ward's $1,045,767,000. The company was founded by James Cash Penney, a Missouri farm boy. He opened his first store in Kemmerer, Colo., a mining town. The company has experienced a rapid growth in recent years. Ten years ago, in 1946, sales totaled only $676,570,000. Lions Club officers, but a representation of the general membership and their ladies. Committees for the convention were announced at the Carroll Lions Club meeting last night in the Iowa Public Service recreation room by the local president, Paul Brutsche. Committees H. D. McKenzie is in charge of the general arrangements of the conference . ppeg^,-, an4 -'Marie Reisner' WlIFbe "master of ' ceremonies. Other committees include David Rowland, house and food; W. E. Baudler, general entertainment; Charles Knoblauch, publicity; Paul Brutsche and Vyrle Eckard, hospitality; Glenn Wohlenberg and Robert Hatch, transportation; Merle Reisner, registration; Oscar Denney, tail twister. . Mr. Chew and the deputy district governor, Douglas Shriver of Jefferson, as well as the zone chairmen in this region, Pat Dunn of Guthrie Center and Ronald Swain of Paton, have been invited to attend a special meeting of the club next Wednesday, Sept. 11. when further arrangements will have been completed. Club Assignments Last night's meeting was the first of the fall season, and committee assignments for the coming year were announced by President Brutsche. Included are: Membership and attendance — Lions See Page 10 IOWA TRAFFIC DEATHS By The Associated Press Sept. 5, 1957 470 Sept. 5, 1956 483 Set Iowa Meeting To Explain River Recreation Proposal MISSOURI VALLEY (* — The second of tsvo meetings at which the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service explains the proposed DeSoto recreation area on the Missouri River was planned here Thursday. The first meeting was attended by 250 persons at the Blair, Neb., Auditorium Wednesday night. The government wants to create a lake 74 miles long by cutting through the DeSoto-Bertrand bend on the Missouri. Nebraska farmers in the area opposed the plan Wednesday night. Noisy Crowd of 700 Mills Around School Dwindles Eventually; Soldiers Break Up Interview, Warn Reporters LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Iff) — The largest, noisiest crowd thus fat milled around Central High School Thursday but the nine Negro students seeking admission stayed away from the explosive scene on advice of the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People. The National Guard broke up an interview of some of the whit* segregationists with Dr. Benjamin Fine, New York Times education editor, but that was the extent of their activity. The crowd, estimated at 700 be> gan dwindling after it was apparent that the nine Negroes, turned away from the high school by National Guardsmen Wednesday, were not going to make the scheduled attempt Thursday. It was the third morning that whites had appeared in front of the school in apparent support of Gov. Orval Faubus' conflict with a Federal Court order to integrate the 2,000-pupiL white sch"ool-rand they jeered Dr.' Ben Fine, education editor of the New York Times. Fine said that while he inter- Lviewed several persons an uniden* tified colonel approached and told him, referring to interviews: "If you do that again,' you'H have to leave." Demonstrators shouted, "He's from the frorth. He doesn't want the truth." Led Away Fine continued his interviews- flanked by Guardsmen—until the colonel personally escorted him across the street and onto the campus. Maj. Gen. Sherman T. dinger later called a news conference behind the armed troops to warn newsmen: , "You'll be arrested and fined if you do anything that might be inciting a breach of the peace." The crowd cheered lustily when dinger, the state adjutant-general, called the conference. Six Negroes, identifying themselves as students at Arkansas Baptist College here, were escorted from the school area. They said they came to the school to see- what was happening. The swiftly-changing racial picture here took a new turn in the past 12 hours as Faubus said he understood that the federal government was plotting to arrest him. The headquarters of President Eisenhower, who now is vacationing at Newport, R.I., said Faubus' allegation was "not correct." The governor was not immediately available for comment. Denies Report James C. Hagerty. White House press secretary, said "there has been no discussion in Little Rock or Washington or any place else concerning an arrest of the governor," Hagerty also .said at Newport there is no truth to what he called another report "to the effect that U.S. marshals or their deputies Little Rock .... See Page 10 Integration at a Glance Two Cars, Parking Meter Figure in Crash No injuries were reported in a collision near the intersection of Sixth and Adams Streets here about 10:20 p.m. Wednesday. A car driven by Edward G. Lamb, 20, Carroll, was in collision with a parked car owned by Matt Romback, 60, Carroll, police said. The impact of the collision caused the parked vehicle to knock over a parking meter, police said. The right front of the Lamb car was damaged and ^ the Bornback car sustained damage to the rear bumper, deck lid ond front bumper, the investigating officer reported. By The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Gov Orval Faubus posts state militia around executive mansion, says government agents plot to arrest him for use of troops in preventing ' Negroes from entering all- white Central High School. Nine Negroes who turned away by troops previous day, fail to show Thursday. National Guard tries to break up attempt by New York Times newsman to interview part of surging segregationist crowd. NEWPORT, R.I. — Vacationing President Eisenhower denies federal authorities discussing possibility of taking Faubus into cuslo- day. Also says no truth to report that U.S. marshals ordered to escort Negro children to school, ! STURG1S, Ky. — Wait-and-see attitude develops as JVhite Citizens Council hints possible white boycott of Sturgis High School where 17 Negroes enrolled. Police determined that Negroes be allowed to attend class under Federal Court order. Crowds protest integration but little trouble devel­ ops. Another Negro joined the 17 Thursday on the third day of school as the group entered the building with police clearing a path through a catcalling crowd. CHARLOTTE, N.C. - 15-year-old Negro girl remains away from Harding High, suffering with sore throat, after she the target of sticks, stones and spittle on first day of school. Police said teenagers hung a figure of a Negro girl on a flagpole. Two Negroes enter two other white schools amid taunts and insults but another attends seventh grade for first lime without incident. . ARLINGTON, Va. — Eight Negro pupils turned away from all- while Arlington county schools. There was no jeering or indication of trouble. The proposed enrollment of the Negroes had been reported in advance and the principals had been told they should not be admitted under Virginia's Pupil Assignment Law. That law has been held unconstitutional by a Federal District Court but an appeal is pending. , Kuemper High Season Tickets On Sole Friday The sale of season tickets for the Kuemper High School horrt«t athletic contest will begin Friday, it was announced by school officials today. The sale is-under the sponsorship of the Kuemper Boos* ter Club. The price of a season ticket tiv $5 and will entitle the owner tq membership in the Kuemper tjoos,*; ter Club and admission to the home football and basketball games. There are four h ome games scheduled in football an& nine in basketball. The first' home';; football game is with LeMaffi Gehlen, Sunday, Sept. 22. General chairman of the drivef is Paul Murphy, president of the Booster Club, who will conduct* the sale of tickets' to the locaji businessmen. T? T The chairman in charge of the. sale of tickets in each of the par* islies are; Felix Langenfeld, St** Lawrence; Frank Better, SS. Pa*.* ter & Paul; Pete Sabus, St. JCH| seph, Carroll; Ed Lena, Holvjf Family, Uddevdale; Harold Wiaf< land, St. Joseph, Dedhara; Joseph! Overmohl, Holy Angels, RoseJleip Marvin CoUtaon, St. John,>;;ArcaJ§ : ; dia; Floyd Helnrichs, St. 'Fpancw$.-: Maple River; Paul Schumacher! St. Mary. Willey; and - J ^m #S Roli'es, St. AuflusUqe* Halbur, .

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