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Carroll Daily Times Herald Vol. 90—No. 209 Carroll, Iowa, Friday, September 4, 1959—Eight Pages Evening for 35 Cents Per Week 7e Copy Add 17 News, Picture Wire Circuits; Build 100-Ft. TV Tower- Carroll, Coon Rapids Communication* Centers for Khrushchev's Visit Carroll and Coon Rapids will become world-wide communications centers Wednesday, Sept. 23, when Russia's Premier Nikita Khrushchev visits the farm of Roswell (Bob) near Coon Rapids. News developments at Coon Rapids will be flashed to the world through the Northwestern Bell telephone dial exchange in Carroll. The Carroll plant will be connected to the Coon Rapids facilities of the lowa-lllinois Telephone Co. Howard B. Bockhaus, Carroll manager, disclosed Friday that 17 additional telephone circuits will be provided from Coon Rapids through the Carroll exchange. These circuits will carry Teletype, Wirephoto and special radio hookups. Others will be full period pri-1 vate lines. I A 100-foot steel micro-wave tow-' or is being erected on a hill back i of Mr. Garsl's farm. This lower will send signals direct to another lo- j cated near Adair, providing the i world with a television glimpse of j flic proceedings at Coon Rapids. ! The telescoping temporary tower is being put up by a crew under the direction of Jim Williams of Car-' roll. Virtually all the major news services and radio and TV networks have ordered the facilities. The costs, which Mr. Bockhaus said will be "tremendous" will be borne by the services. The Coon Rapids telephone company will provide the link from the Garsl farm to its central offices, from whence, vk the Carroll exchange, the news will be distributed throughout the world. Wester n Electric installers are putting in equipment as it ar- i rives. Much of the equipment is being brought here by Air Express from points all over the country," Mr Bockhaus said. Northwestern- Bell is providing standby personnel all around for the one day the facilities will be in use. It is backing up the service with emergency power and the line to Carroll will be patrolled constantly while in use. "This is one of the biggest jobs we've ever been called on to perform," Mr. Bockhaus said. "Because it is so important, we are taking extraordinary precautions to see that nothing goes wrong Wc have allowed no room for error in our planning." He added that the installers have promised to turn over the facilities Sept. 11 so that "we'll have time for making final tests and adjustments." Meanwhile. Western Union re-' gional officers have been in Carroll i and west central Iowa making ar- 1 rangement to handle extra traffic during the Khrushchev trip. Batteries of sending machines, and operators are on a standby basis at Omaha, Charles Knoblauch, local manager reported. Sheriff Al Thorup has already been contacted by security officers of the U.S. State Department. He and Deputy Sheriff Leonard Hinze expect to be at Coon Rapids to assist in providing security for the Khrushchev entourage. Some of the news correspondents and commentators are expected to make headquarters in Car­ roll. At the Villa, reservations have been received for two or three staff writers from the Chicago Daily News and for a similar number from Sioux Falls, S.D., radio and TV stations. DES MOINES <AP) - The expensive hotel suite where Soviet Premier Khrushchev will sleep while in Des Moines this month has been occupied by some famous persons. The late Secretary of State John Foster Dulles stayed there. It's present occupants are Roy Rogers, the cowboy star, and his family, here to perform at the Iowa State Fair. It's the $tia-a-day "presidential suite" in the Hotel Fort Des Moines where the three top floors have been reserved for visiting Russians and representatives of the State Department during Khrushchev's stopover Sept. 22-23. The two living ex-Presidents, Herbert Hoover and Harry Truman have stayed in the suite. Alf Landon of Kansas, Avercll Hamman of New York. Francis Cardinal Spellman and Eleanor Roosevelt had been other guests. The suite has two bedrooms, two baths, a living room, dining room and kitchenette, a grand piano and some fancy accessorial I appointments. Hotel Manager Joe Whalen said everything is in readiness for Khrushchev, Whalen was chiefly concerned' about the menu for a dinner to be given for the Soviet leader in the ballroom of the hotel. He thought ribs of beef. But since Khrushchev will leave here Sept. 23 and will be entertained at dinners in Los Angeles and San Francisco the preceding two nights Whalen wondered whether the official parties might br ved beef three nights in a row. He called hotel managers in the West Coast cities to see if they could get together on menus. Accuses Red Neighbor of Intervening' Laos Appeals for U.N. Troops By The Associated Press | Laos appealed to the United Nations today for troops to bolster its defense against Communist biitlalions knifing deep into that little Southeast Asian kingdom. It accused Communist North Viet Nam of intervening on the side of Red rebels with troops and artillery. The Laotian delegation at the L.N. delivered the urgent appeal, addressed to U.N. Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold. who returns Sunday from a Latin American tour. It is questionable what the U.N. 1 could do. or what a majority of the members of the U.N. would favor. Job Limited The lightly armed emergency force in the Middle East is the only U.N. military force in being. Its job is limited to watching the I'.gyptian-Israeli frontier and adjacent territory. j Any appeal first would go to the Security Council, where the Soviet Union has the power of veto. An i appeal vetoed there could wind up in the General Assembly, which meets Sept. 15. Long debate prob-| ably would precede any action in the assembly. Laos" request that the United Nations send troops to its aid took Washington officials by sur- priee. Key authorities hurried to staff meetings to determine what further action might be taken. Getting U.S. Aid The tiny kingdom is already receiving more than 30 million dollars worth of U.S. aid a year, , and the rale of shipment was re- ! cently stepped up. But sending in , foreign troops is something else. U.S. authorities said no official word had been given them of Laos' U.N. request. If the U.N. should approve intervention, the volume and type of U.S. aid might change sharply. This would not necessarily mean thai American forces would be involved. U.S.. forces nearest Laos are in Formosa, the Nationalist Chinese stronghold. Some air and naval units are based in the Philippines. There has been a general tendency among U.S. officials to discount any direct connection between the forthcoming visit to the Western Leaders Meet- Pictured in front of the American Embassy in Paris are (from left) Secy, of Stale Christian Hrrter; Italian Premier Antonio Segni, President Eisenhower, and Italian Foreign .Minister Giu­ seppe Pella. The western allies lined up to throw their support behind Eisenhower in his forthcoming encounter with Russia's Nikita Khrushchev. (NEA Telephoto) Local People Grandma to Join Back Erbe on Daughter in Her Smut Drive Backyard Ballet Reapportionment Plan of F.B. Given to Editors United States by Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev and the Communist activity in Southeast Asia. Khrushchev's line toward the United States has been one of comparative sweetness and light since his visit was announced. The Communists of Asia have been setting off trouble at one place or another for a long time. Militarily, the royal army in Laos was suffering setbacks today. Arm Civilians At Sam Neua, the northern headquarters, the royal army commander armed civilians and called for reinforcements to stop Communists massing for an assault on the town. The commander, Brig. Gen. Amkha Soukhavong, said the raid assault could be expected in 10 days and the situation "is not pretty." His only avenue of supply is by air. Jurors for September St. Lawrence _ t *- . r\ Safety Patrol Term or Court Drawn The September term of district court will get underway on the last Monday of this month. Sept. 2l\, when the grand jurors report to District Judge F. II. Cooney, Carroll. Alfred J. Klocke. clerk ot court, announced Friday. Petit jurors have been ordered to report on Oct. '> al 130 pm. Assignment of cases is scheduled to be made on Sept 21. Mr. Klocke said. The petit jury list is made up ol I!S persons from Carroll, eight from Manning, seven from Glidden, five Irom Halbur, three each from Carroll Route 1. and Liddcrdnlc. two each from Arcadia and Coon Rapids, and one each from Maple Ri- \er. Dedham and Breda Petit jurors for the September term arc CAUROI.I. - Ben Bcnneker. Harry Bruggeman. Loretta Cochran. Fred P. Culbertson, Allelic Gillett. Thelma Huisonga. Bernice Kennebeck. Irene Killecn. Venleen The Weather Loeltz. Doris Orr, Leonard Puden/.. Helen Reitz. 1. J Wiedomeicr. Dorothy Wholeiiberg. and Estyl Wright' MANNING - Dorothy Anthony. Emma Dietz. John A. .loens. Al- vma Klocke. Amos Kusel. Leroy Mundt. Ray Pratt and Virgil Ro- sonke. G LID I) EN — Fred Cornelius. Leah Davi.s, Gerald Hall, Burton kohrbeck. Robert Van H o r n. Grace Wilcox and Ethel Winter. IIALNCR — Frances Eischeid. Henry T Eischeid, Lester Heinen, Anna Neppl and Jerome Rolfes CARROLL ROUTE 1 - Louis Grossman, Arnold Hackfort and Marvin Heilhoff. LIDDERDAI.E - Virgil Kennebeck, Malachy Mornssey and Ar- i.old Sporleder. TEMPLETON - Paul Fcrnedmg and Donald Schoeppnor ARCADIA — Vernon Ehlers and >\ernon Noelk COON RAPIDS - Bernice Koe- lc> and N L. Scherhring Allied Krause, MAPLE RIVER: Verna Pomeroy. DEDUAM; and Helen Snyder, BREDA. IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy with widely scattered showers and thunderstorms west Friday night and over the state Saturday. Warmer north central Friday night, lows 5B-fiB. Turning cooler northwest Saturday, highs no northwest to 90 southeast Further outlook—a little cooler with chance ol widely scattered showers Sunday. 1 1VE-DAY IOWA FORECAST Temperatures will average near normal Saturday through next Wednesday. Normal highs are 7ti north to II- south Normal lows are 55 north to .'it; south Turning cooler at 'beginning of period, warmer the iirst of next week, then turning cooler again by the end of the period Rainfall will average .AO to .75 of an inch in i intermittent showers and thunderstorms. CARROLL FORECAST Partly cloudy, warmer Friday night, low near (>0. Partly cloudy, turning cooler Saturday, high HO. Chance of showers or thunderstorms Friday night and Saturday. The Weather in Carroll (Daily Ti'iii|irnttun"» i unite,. \ Inwu 1'ul.illc .scrvleii ('rimnuii.v I Heavy Dlought Loss In Upper Coon Valley The rains came too Lite lor most corn and soybeans in an eight township area whore Greene, Carroll and Calhoun Counties join Iowa FC1C State Director Jesse Bishop said Friday that corn has been appraised for silage at live bushels per acre yield in some of the worst hit fields in Jasper and (Hidden townships of Carroll County. Government crop insurance will pick up the tab tor what the farmer is short ol the guaranteed bushels under the sell-help crop insurance program This is tho» first big loss Carroll County farmers have suffered since the program was introduced three years ago. Mr Bishop said that although the loss in this small area may run as high as $100,000, there will be no increase in premiums in llitiO. There will be a limit of $100.000 liability per township in these townships for lUliu. Is Organized Fred Ferlic. son of Dr. and .Mrs. I!. J Ferlic. an eighth grade pupil at St Lawrence School, will be in command of the school salety p.itrol as captain tor the coming year. Si M Elaine, principal, announced Friday His as: istants in charge ol boys 1,1 the patrol will he James lly- land, Inst lieutenant, and James Juergeiis. second lieutenant while in command of patrol girls will be Anne (iarbier. first lieutenant, and Maureen Murphy, second lieutenant Patrol members will be on duty at the three street intersect ions near school building* a n d on grounds around the buildings, at recess, the noon hour and alter school Girls will be in charge ol corridors and stairways in the school buildings and also will as- sit in the cafeteria. Both boys and girls will he on hand to safeguard students at assemblies and on trips beyond the school grounds Members will wear belts and insignia ol tlie Motor Club of Iowa and will hold periodic patrol meetings Forty-eight volunteers from the eighth grade will make up the patrol. A campaign to rid .Iowa newsstands of alleged obscene literature is gaining favorable support, but not without some criticism. Forts-two "girlie" magazines were ordered off newsstands by Ally. Gen. Norman Erbe this week. I Delinquency Factor "In my opinion lhe .se publications which are printed solely for the purpose of distributing filth and smut are a contributing factor to juvenile delinquency," he said. A number of Iowa communities immediately started complying. with the directive, an Associated) Press survey showed. Dealers at Marshalltovvn. Mason City. Creston. Des Moines, Cedar Rapids and Council Bluffs quickly emptied their shelves of publications appearing on Erbe's list. Erbe said the situation wasn't brought to his attention until the past legislative session "and I was too busy at that time to do anything about it." Contacted by liruner He said that Carroll County Attorney Boh Brunei - later came to him and asked that something be done to clean up the newsstands. Lrbe said he then started legal research into the matter and asked the State Bureau of Criminal Investigation to get him evidence, i "I made the proposed cleanup top priority in my office," Erbe said. j Whether Erbe's campaign will last probably will be decided by - the courts later. Some publishers have indicated Ike Vacations In Scotland After De Gaulle Talks .0 Yesterday's high Yesterday's low At 7 a.m. today At 10 a.m. today 70 50 04 7!l )&4 Weather A Year Ago—It was cloudy with .33 ol an inch ol rain a year ago today Temperatures rose trom 64 to 80. Maybe all those guys think for themselves wives. on TV who don't have By EDDY (111.MORE Tl'H.NBEIiKY. Scotland Al'- President F.IM uhovver arrived in Scotland today lor a short vacation at a Highlands ca-tle heloie returning to the I nitcd Slates from his nine-das diplomatic mission to Western F.ui'ope. Eisenhower II, -w by let directly from France, where he held two days of talks with President Charles de Gaulle rounding out a tour that took him to Bonn. London and Paris • Scottish Gilt He plans to spend a sporting- resting weekend at Cul/ean Castle .Several line gull courses and hunting areas arc nearby. Scotland gave him a lo-room apartment in the castle as a token ol respect lor his leadership as Allied commander in World War II He tackled the beautiful ti .C'.Hi- yard Ailsa course, five miles trom . the castle, this alteiiiooii. Playing with him were his son. Ma] John Eisenhower, and John Hay Whitney, the U.S. ambassador to Britain. The President is returning to Washington alter the Labor Day i weekend here. His beautiful third-Moor apartment looks out over the broad sweep of the Firth of Clyde A cheering crowd ol 500 Scots smiling President at Airport He showed strain ol his grueling greeted the Prestw ick none of the schedule Eisenhower said farewell to De Gaulle at Rambouillet Chateau, Paris, where he spent the night. De Gaulle bade him a "bon voyage. Monsier le President " A helicopter flew Eisenhower trom Rambouillet to Paris' Le Bourget airport, where he boarded the plane for Scotland "Goodbye, again au lev on." said Elsenhower in a In let airport speech during which he thanked the people of France and the French government for making his two-day stay "so pleasant and enjoyable Mutually Pnuitable ' Finally. 1 want to sav that the visit of Gen de Gaulle and myself has been mutually profitable and in my opinion will mark another step in our cooperative el tort toward peace with justice," Eisen- i bower said. MALDEN. Mass. CAP* — The backyard ballet in bikini bathing suits., which has women neighbors complaining, will have tsvo stars Saturday night Platinum blonde Dottie Ferrag- gamo. 33, who measures 34-25-34, said today her 55-year-old mother. Mary L. De Marco of neighboring Revere, will join her in a series of exotic dances on the back lawn. Mrs. Ferragnmo says she likes to dance in her backyard in one of the 24 swim suits she owns. The neighbors — the women neighbors, that is — complained to police that her performances , are something less than cultural, j Police investigated and found, they reported, that there was nothing wrong with Mrs. Ferragamo's attire or her desire to dance un: der the stars. | Her mother will wear a fish-net . bathing suit, she said. ! Mrs. De Marco told a newsman: "I'm a grandmother full of rhythm. I like to rock 'n' roll. , i It helps to keep me young. I think I I Dottie's neighbors are jealous old fogies." ! Dottie's husband. Michael, 34. 1 unemployed because of illness, said he'll operate the phonograph , , and play colored lights on his ! dancing wife and mother-in-law. The Ferragamo's three small j children will be permitted to ] watch, the curvaceous mother said, a they will send attorneys to Iowa to test the ban in the courts. Erbe said he did not fear a court case on the matter. Public sentiment appears to be behind him, Erbe said, judging from the number of letters re-: ceived at his office. Favored Here Reaction of Carroll officials to the crackdown can be described as favorable. Carroll Counts Attorney Robert S Brunei' was notified officially of • the crackdown in a letter Iroin Attorney General Erbe Tuesday In the letter, which was sent to all ' county attorneys in Iowa, Kibe re quested that prompt action be taken in requiring dealers to remove certain magazines from their racks Erbe listed 42 publications, describing them as pornographic. ' In recent weeks, representatives ol Carroll CIVIC service organizations have met and organized a campaign against the sale of indecent literature At their initial meeting, Mr Brunei - referred to sections ot the Carroll city ordinance and the Code of Iowa which prohibit distribution of this type ot material The Carroll Chamber of Commerce board of directors has endorsed the local campaign, H. C. Schogreii, C h a m b e r president, said. Dealers in other Iowa cities, including Sioux Cny. Nevada, Ottumwa and Dubuque, pledged full cooperation with the anti-obscenity order Some towns such as Boone, Erbe's hometown, said that a check of newsstands and other magazine dealers showed that none of the i Elbe See Page 8 The three-point program of the i Farm Bureau for legislative reapportionment in Iowa was presented to newspaper editors and publishers of seven counties at a din-, ner under District Four Farm Bureau auspices in Cronk's Cafe at Denison Thursday night. Harry Storey of Des Moines, director of the public policy division of the losva Farm Bureau Federation, explained the Farm Bureau program which calls for (1) organization of the legislature on the basis of area in one house and population in the other, <2) auto- jmatic reapportionment of the pop- j illation house every 10 years when the United States census is taken; and <3> sub-division of the population house into districts. Wesley Seymour of Lake View, District Four member of the board of directors of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, conducted the meeting. Sen. Jack Miller of Sioux City, who happen- Roads Post toVanSnyder Of Manning AMES — The Iowa State Highway Commission has announced the appointment of Van Snyder of Manning, head of the bituminous department with headquarters at Ames, as district engineer replacing R. M. Tut ton at Cedar Rapids. Snyder was born in Manning in ' 1025. He is a 1050 civil engineering I graduate of Iowa State University. : Prior to his graduation, he was | employed by the State Highway Commission on a parttime basis. In 1051. he became resident engi-' neer at Creston and the following year was appointed resident engineer in Atlantic. Late in 1054, he moved to Cedar Rapids as assistant district engineer, a post he held untl 1957 when he came to the Ames oflices as Bitumious engineer. lie is a member ol the Masonic Lodge. American Society of Civil Engineers, Association of Asphaltic Concrete Pav i n g Technologists, Iowa Highway Research Board and Story County Engineers. Two other key appointments announced by the commission were Joseph L. Holdefer, assistant district engineer at Sioux City, to replace Elar Capel as district engineer; and Earl Beisell, Jones County engineer, as assistant district engineer for secondary roads at Fairfield. Cupel's appointment was effective September 1. Snyder ; and Beisell will assume their new ' duties October 1. ed to be dining in the cafe, was an impromptu guest speaker. Representing Carroll County newspapers were Howard B. Wilson, editor of the Carroll Daily Times Herald; W. R. Ferguson, editor and publisher of the Glidden Graphic; A. H. Sanders, edi- i tor and publisher of the Manning ! Monitor; and L. M. Quinlin, editor and publisher of the Breda News. County Farm Bureau leaders attending were Ralph Bock of Scranton, president; Frank West of Carroll, voting delegate; Bob Griffith of Carroll, fieldman; Cyril Snyder, Breda; and John Musfeldt Jr., Manning. Guest- Preachers For Three Churches Guest preachers will be heard at morning worship services in three Cc'.rroll churches Sunday. The Rev. Russell Grundmeier of Groton, S.D., who will be here Sunday for the wedding of his sister Marie Grundmeier and Maurice L. Dion, will deliver the first of tsvo fall mission services in St. Paul Lutheran Church. The service will be called at 9:30 a.m. The Rev. Gordon P. Roberts of Dickinson, N.D., will preach the sermon at 10:45 a.m. worship service in Trinity Episcopal Church. The Rev. Mr. Roberts, former priest-in-charge of Trinity Church, is visiting with his wife and daughter al the home of Mrs. Roberts' parents Mr. and Mrs. Ron a 1 d Ream. Guest speaker al First Presbyterian Church Sunday morning in the absence of a regular minister svill be the Rev. Dr. Fred Hamlin of Denison. Worship service will be called at 11 a.m. WASHINGTON (AP)—U.S. military help for Communist - menaced Laos nosv is limited to providing basic, light equipment. If the United Nations should approve Laos' plea to intervene the volume and type of this aid might change sharply, but still would not necessarily mean American forces would be Involved. For one thing, this would depend on the plan adopted by the U.N. In the Suez crisis, where U.N. forces were sent to enforce peace in the disputed area, the United States was requested to provide only supply and transportation support. American participation in that operation included the airlifting troops and supplies from other countries which were selected as the U.N. force. U.S. forces nearest to Laos—if the U.N. should request a contribution and if this government agreed to commitment of forces in a jungle type operation—are in Taiwan, with some air and naval forces based in the Philippines. The present American help for Laos is confined to shipping material from U.S. bases in the central and western Pacific, with a small proportion of it being for- svarded from continental U.S. depots. The equipment is being withdrawn from stocks of all three services—the Army, Navy and Air Force—but is essentially for use by ground forces. It includes clothing and foot wear, vehicles which can be used in the rudimentary roads of Laos' jungles, small arms and ammunition and field radio equipment needed by Laotian forces to maintain contact with widely dispersed units in forward jungle positions. First shipments were started toward Laos more than a week ago. Report Questions Civil War Status of Williams HOUSTON, Tex. 'Al Williams is too old and >—Walter i chives showed Williams to be 103 feeble to | rather than 116 as Williams No Paper on Labor Day The Daily Times Herald Wiil Not Be Published on Labor Day, Monday, September 7. comment on a report questioning his status as the only surviving veteran of the Civil War armies, his daughter says. Willie Mae Bowles, with whom Williams has made his home for several years, said "he doesn't understand anything these days'." Williams has been virtually blind and deaf for several years, lie was critically ill most of last month from the after-effects of a j bout with pneumonia earlier this year. Scripps-Hovvard writer Lowell K Bridsvell wrote Thursday that a search of government records indicated Williams was too young at the time of the Civil War to have served as he claimed, and thai the unit to which he said he was assigned was broken up before the date Williams said he enlisted. Bridwell said census records , and a check of the National Ar- claimed. The newsman said this would have made Williams 8 years old during the latter days of the Civil War. Williams, in an affidavit filed when he applied for a Confederate pension in 1932, said he was a forage master with Hood's Texas Brigade for 11 months near the end of the war. Bridwell said Hood's Brigade was disbanded "long before Williams believes he enlisted." The Scripps-Howard writer, commenting that Williams "is a Confederate veteran only In his memory-clouded mind," said the last surviving veteran of the war was John Sailing of Slant, Va., who died last March 16. "I wish so much that we had written things down and kept rec- jords over the years," Mrs, Bowles said, "but wo didn't and It" U too I late now to talk to him about such I things./'

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