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EDITORIAL- Prevention Expensive But Pays In Long Run Installation of 30 new Iowa Highway Patrolmen on last Thursday increased the strength of the patrol to 295 men. Authorized strength of the patrol is now actually 300 men, but five members are on leave of absence for military service. The last session of the Iowa General Assembly voted the increase in manpower. The additional patrolmen, of course, can work no immediate wonders in reducing the number of highway mishaps. But they'll help. And if it is found further additions .should be made to the patrol in order to curb the excessive number of traffic accidents, the next session of the legislature should have no hesitancy in authorizing another substantial increase. Maintenance of the Iowa Highway Patrol costs a considerable sum. The cost of outfitting and training the 30 new members who went on duty this week would be substantial. But the cost of traffic accidents is even more terrific \vlien all added together. Engineers of the National Safety Council readied some pretty colossal figures in figuring up what traffic accidents caused the residents of each Iowa community every year. Consideration was given, of course, to all costs involved, in addition to direct property damages. Included in the total were estimates of loss of earning power of injured people involved, medical and hospital expenses, added insurances premiums, and repairing of motor vehicles. These costs, it should be noted too, are ever increasing. Times Herald, Carroll, la. Saturday, October 3, 1959 So from the simple economic phase of saving nothing more than cash expenditures resulting from traffic accidents, the additon of 30 new highway patrolmen should prove a sound investment. For if the presence of these few additional law enforcement officers on the highways over the state v/ill but result in a small reduction of the number of motor vehicle mishaps, the cost of their services will be more than repaid. And while it is somewhat incongruous to face up to the fact lowans can only be deterred in slaughtering themselves on the highways by constant policing of law enforcement officials, that seems to be. the answer to the problem. Traffic accidents cost a lot of money. The prevention of them costs a lot of money. In the main, however, and in many ways, prevention is by far the cheapest and by all standards the most satisfactory. »Thus the 30 new patrolmen should be greeted with a warm welcome. Thoughts Thou hast wrapped thyself with a cloud so that no prayer can pass through.—Lamentations 3:44. In desert wilds, in midnight gloom; In grateful joy, in trying pain; In laughing youth, or night the tomb; Oh! When is prayer unheard or vain? — Eliza Cook. Mr. K. Saw the Real U.S.- Where a Man Can Speak Up BY PETER EDSON NEA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON — (NEA) — Like many self-made men who have risen from bottom to top by yanking up their own bootstraps and gal- luses, Nikita Khrushchev proves that he likes to dish it out, but that he can't take it. His rule seems to be that he can be as rude as he pleases. He was rude to Vice President Nixon in their first encounter at the American Exposition in Moscow. He insulted the intelligence of the American people by his refusal to discuss conditions in Laos, Tibet and Hungary. In the President's report on his trip to Europe, he told why he wanted Chairman Khrushchev to come to America. It was: "—To let him see and feel a great and thriving nation, living In real freedom. . . . "—To give him, face to face, the basic convictions of our people on the major issues of the day. . . ." These are exactly the things that Chairman Khrushchev was exposed, to on his grand tour. It takes all kinds of people to make America. It is a country in which everyone — including even a Nikita Khrushchev — has the right to get up on his hind legs and express his opinions on any subject. This includes a Mayor Norris Poulson of Los Angeles chiding the Russian again about proposing "to bury us." , It includes Greek-born Spyrous Skouras of Hollywood, bantering Khrushchev about running a monopoly, i It includes a George Meany, AFL-CIO president, who tells the Russians to "free the slaves." It includes a Walter Reuther and his associated union leaders, asking why Russians don't have the right to strike. It includes even a Harry Bridges, head of the West Coast Longshoremen's union, once kicked out of the AFL-CIO—whom Khrushchev greeted as "comrade." It includes a Republican Sen. Everett M. Dirksen of Illinois, boxing the Russian into a corner with questions that made him admit the Soviet exercised censorship. It includes an unknown heckler in New York, demanding that the Soviet Chairman, "Answer the question" on why Russia jammed Voice of America broadcasts. It includes a Democratic Sen. Richard Russell of Georgia, backing the Russian into another corner by asking him if he would permit a plebiscite in East Germany. It includes a now-respected, Russian born, Los Angeles Jew named Victor Carter, for whom Khrushchev expressed contempt because the Bolsheviks confiscated his family's properties. . . . How rude can a guest be? What all this shows is that the Soviet Chairman of the Council of Ministers is not used to being questioned by humbler people, in press conferences or elsewhere in his own country. When he is challenged, he blows his top. That is something which Vice Customs Vary on How to Celebrate Boss' Birthday A group of secretaries wants to know what is the proper thing to do when the boss" birthday rolls around. Should the secretary have an office party, tipping everyone off ahead of time to bring gifts? Should she forget the party and just buy the boss a gift herself? Should she arrange a lunch at a nearby restaurant with the boss as guest of honor? Or should she just ignore the whole thing? Customs vary in different offices. But if the boss is married (as most bosses are) foe wise sec- Ddily Times Herald Dally Except Sundays and Holiday! By The Herald Publishing Company 515 N. Main Street Carroll, Iowa JAMES W. WILSON, Publisher HOWARD B. WILSON, Editor Entered aa second-class matter at the post office at Carroll, Iowa, under the act of March 3. 1879. Member ot the Associated Press The Associated frees la entitled exclusively to the use (or republica- lion ot all the local news printed In this newspaper as well as all AP dispatches. Official Paper of County and City Subscription Rates By carrier boy delivery per week f .38 BY MAIL Carroll County and All Adjoining Counties, per year $12.00 Por Month $ 1.40 Outside of Carroll and Adjoining Counties In Zones I and 2, per year $15.00 Per Month $ 1.75 All Other Mall Hi the United States, per v«ar «innn Per Month >~«««KBwMb»~«^MP 9>.ff' retary is careful not to dream up any celebration his wife could possibly object to. The luncheon, especially if there are cocktails before it is served, may seem just a trifle chummy— from the point of view of Mrs. Boss. A birthday cake served at the regular office coffee break would seem a more suitable celebration. .As for asking everyone in the office to bring a gift, that would probably embarrass the boss, himself—and so isn't a very good idea. If the secretary decides to confine the birthday celebration to a "Happy Birthday" and a gift, she should buy something that is not too expensive and is not too personal. Getting the boss something for his office would be much more appropriate than getting him something to wear. But from a purely practical point of view, gift-giving jn offices has become such a widespread habit that it is often more of a burden than a pleasure. So where gift-giving hasn't been the custom in the past, it's best not to start it. After all, the simplest, easiest and least complicated way of recognizing an adult's birthday — whether he is a boss or just a coworker—is to say, "Happy Birthday" with a great big friendly smile and let it go at that. (All Klfhts Keserved, HfiA Service Inc.) Q — What is the origin of the word "racketeer"? A — This terra traces its origin to England in the 17th century, where pickpockets would start a racket or noise on the street in order to attract a crowd of victims. Q — Who was called "the penman of the Revolution"? A — John Dickinson of Philadelphia. Q — Why is a wedding ring generally worn on the third finger of the left hand? A — Because of an old belief. People supposed that a vein runs directly from this finger to the heart, thus heart and hand are offered together. The belief is not true, but trie custom continues. Q — Who wrote the first church history? A — Eusebius of Caesarea, in the fourth century. Remember Way Back When Nineteen Forty-Nine— Excavating was started this morning for the new home of the H. A. Matt family at the corner of North Carroll and West 15th Streets. Nineteen Forty-Nine— The F.L.C. Club launched its 36th season with a planned potluck luncheon and regular meeting in the home of its president, Mrs. Alfred Meyers, southwest of Westside yesterday afternoon. Nineteen Forty-Nine— Mr. and Mrs. Art Rogers and family have returned to Carroll from Sac City. Yesterday they moved into an apartment in the City Hotel. Mr. Rogers is working at Pauline's Cafe. Nineteen Forty-Nine— The Rev. C. Harrison Becker won the sweepstakes for the second consecutive year at the Glidden Woman's Club annual Flower Show and Fall Festival in the Glidden city hall yesterday. Very Easy to Make Printed Pattern We love the feminine curves nf this princess jumper—and so will your audience. Easy-to-sew — no waist seams. Classic shirt completes smart look. Tomorrow's pattern: Misses' dress. Printed Pattern 9436: Jr. Miss Sizes 9, 11, 13, 15, 17. Size 13 jumper takes 2V S yards 54-Inch; blouse 1% yards 39-inch. Printed directions on each pattern part. Easier, accurate. Send FIFTY CENTS (coins) for this pattern — add 10 cents for each pattern for first-class mailing. Send to Marian Martin., Daily Times Herald, 25 Pattern Dept., 232 West 18th St., New York 11, N.Y. Print plainly NAME, ADDRESS with ZONE. SIZE and STYLE NUMBER. President Nixon, when similarly heckled in Russia, did not do. In not losing his temper, Nixon emerged the bigger, better man. Chairman Khrushchev has chosen to interpret this questioning, this daring to differ with him, as rudeness. Consideration is being given here to the fact that the visiting Rus- sian was something like a spoiled child who made a scene when he couldn't go to Disneyland. But in summary, it is difficult to see that he has received any ruder treatment from his hosts than he has given as an ill-mannered guest. And this is all part of the free America that Khrushchev was brought here to see. Older People Are Targets of Quacks, Fake Products Older people are without a doubt the prime target of the quack and the unscrupulous. So says a man who knows, George P. Larrick, commissioner of the,-United States Food and Drug Administration. Commissioner Larrick made this statement before the Senate Subcommittee on Problems of the Aged and Aging, in Washington, D.C. i "As our aging and aged population grows bigger, so do the activities of frauds and cheats," Larrick told the subcommittee. "Fake drugs, vitamins, nutritional products, dietary compounds, hair restorers, sex hormones and so forth are definitely on the increase. "Many of these products are being sold house-to-house and through well-financed organizations operating nationwide. They represent Closet Dress-Ups 7470 Dross up a closet with these practical and pretty hangers. Fun to crochet— welcome gifts. Quartet of smart hangers—so thrifty In crochet In string. Pattern 7470: directions for child's doll, clown styles; pineapple design hanger, shoulder cover. Send Thirty-five cents (coins) each pattern for Ist-class mailing. Send to Dally Times Herald, 285 Household Arts Dept., Box 168 Old Chelsea Station, New York, 11, N.V. Print plainly NAME, AJJ- DRESS, ZONE. PATTERN NUMBER. JUST OUT! Our New 1960 Alice Brooks Needlecraft Book contains THREE FREE Patterns. Plus Ideas galore for home furnishings, fash- Ions, gifts, toys, bazaar sellers—exciting unusual designs to crochet, knit, sew, embroider, huck weave, quilt. Be with the newest — s*nd 25 cento business grossing hundreds of mill ions of dollars each year." Larrick's term for these people isn't pretty. It is "criminals-at- large." "They not only rob our older citizens of their meager savings and earnings, but they jeopardize their lives," Larrick said. "Fake products are often harmful. Also, they steer people away from reputable products which could be of great help." According to Larrick, older people are the main target of these unscrupulous people for two reasons. "Many of the degenerative diseases, cancer, arthritis, rheumatism, heart disease and the like, still fall in the realm of the unknown," Larrick said. "Quacks and quack products, therefore, have a relatively wide and open field in which to play. "Also, many of these diseases are extremely serious, causing much-suffering and even death. In their desperation, older people who are afflicted with these ailments are likely to become the victims of promoters who claim their products will relieve or cure." Although the Food and Drug Administration steadily warns on frauds and cheats, Larrick said it can do only a partial job, with present money and manpower. "We need to find out more about what effect given products have on older people," Larrick said. "We need to find out more about the nutritional needs of older people. "We must find out whether their reaction to drugs and vitamins is different from that of younger people. We must get information that will help us take better regulatory action against individuals, products and companies. "We also need new inspection and investigating programs, where we suspect quackery. And we need to provide our older citizens with information on both the beneficial and the harmful products." Q — Do I have to make application for Social Security benefits, or will the checks begin arriving automatically when I reach age 65?- L.F.R. A — You must apply for benefits when you become eligible. Q — Does a widow with dependent children get Social Security?— Mrs. R. W. A — If she has dependent unmarried children under 18 (or over 18 if disabled) she gets three- fourths her husband's primary benefit. Each dependent child gets half the primary benefit. An additional one-fourth is distributed among the children, or goes entirely to an only child. However, there are certain family maximums. Wisconsin led the nation in the per capita consumption of beer and ale in 1958 with an average 24.5 gallons. Nevada was second with 22.2 gallons and New Jersey, Michigan and Pennsylvania third with 49.9. Carroll Hi-Recorder Vol. 23 Published by tha Students of Carroll High School Carroll, Iowa, Saturday, October 3, 1959 No. 5 Band Day Impressions Of all the excitement! What can be going on? Cars and more cars- big chartered buses — small school buses — oh, oh, here comes one now! Will you look at the students piling out! And they're all carrying musical instruments too. Now T know — the Western Iowa Band Festival! Rain, darkening clouds, a bit of sunshine, clear, drizzle, more rain —such was the weather report during the day; but the spirits of nearly 2000 high school students couldn't be dampened. What a sight to see buses surrounding the school for blocks. Strange faces — happy faces —everyone going somewhere. Conversation flows freely from the eager, young musicians. At noon a long line forms to go to the school cafeteria for the lunch served by band parents. Then a scramble to prepare for the parade. Here are some of the impressions some students and teachers had of this special event: Miss Young: I thought the parade was very impressive and the Highlanders were a good added attraction. Mrs. Fit/patrick: I thought the parade was a very colorful sight for the spectators and a wonderful opportunity for the students in this area to get to know one another and to compare their accomplishments. Sharon Ohde: To me Band Day is the highlight of our band season. T think this year's was very thrilling and I thoroughly enjoyed representing my band and school. Sandee Wright: I thought it was all very thrilling. Paula Peters: Band Day 1959, even with the disagreeable weather, was, in my opinion, very successful. I really liked the idea of the afternoon parade. It seemed to really hit the spot. The SAC Band and the highlanders were wonderful. Larry Cover: I thought the parade was a wonderful thing and many people enjoyed it very much. It took a great deal of work on the part of the band directors and their bands. The part in the band that gave me the biggest thrill was the Scottish Highlanders. • Band Day is a great thing for the city of Carroll and its people and all the bands. From the opinions of students and teachers, we find that on the whole everyone enjoyed it and will be looking forward to another Band Day in Carroll in 1960! Quill and Scroll Organized in '37 Students of Carroll High always are interested in the organizations within their school. Quill and Scroll is one of the oldest of these, organized here in January, 1937. Since then, scores of students have earned the right to wear the Society's small gold pin. What is Quill and Scroll? It is an international honorary society for high school journalists, with members in all parts of the world. How can a student qualify for membership? According to the Constitution, members of Quill and Scroll must be chosen from the students in the high school who, at the time of their election, meet the following qualifications: 1. They must be of at least junior or senior classification. 2. They must be in the upper thirfl of their class in general scholastic standing, either for the year of their election, or for the cumulative total of all of their high school work. 3. They must have done superior work in some pftase of journalism or school publications work, such as writing, editing, business management or production. 4. They must be recommended by the supervisor or by the committee governing publications, 5. They must be approved by the Executive Secretary of the Society. Meeting these requirements, a number of Hi-Recorder or Ace staff members will be able to qualify for Quill and Scroll membership when the awards are presented on Award Day. John Scliaben Larry Cover Interviews with Athletes John Schaben, a quarterback on the C. H. S. football team, participates in the three major sports. Basketball and track hold much excitement and challenge for John. Besides sports he is also active on the "Ace" staff. John works for John Vanderheiden, and causually mentions if anyone wants anything moved, call him. When John has any extra time he likes cars and sports as hobbies. His secret ambition wouk be to teach American History anc coach basketball. . After graduation Jghn will either go to college or go into the ser vice. Good luck John in whatever you do; you're off to a great start. Larry Cover, a very sports-minded senior, participates in the three major sports — football, basketball, and track. Of these he considers football his favorite because it is ineteresting and rough. Football helps him to meet new people and make new friends. Besides sports Larry is in Dramatics Club, Hi Recorder, Ace Staff, De Molay and the Carroll Rifle Club. The Senior class elected Larry as the secretary of their class and he is business manager of the "Ace." Hunting and drawing are considered his favorite hobbies and his secret ambition is to be a teacher and football coach. Larry claims his future plans are indefinite, but he might either go to A.I.B. in Des Moines or into the theater business. Wheatever the future holds, I'm sure we at Carroll High wish Larry the best of everything. Carroll High Sports Parade FRESH-SOPH FOOTBALL The Carroll High Freshm a n- Sophomore football team soundly beat Odebolt 27-0 last Monday night at Odebolt. The Carroll defense was especially aggressive as it held Odebolt to almost no yardage. The running attack of Carroll was also quite strong with Harris ajid Pro- voplus providing much of the offensive punch. This win evened the team's record at one loss and one win. ATTENTION! S/0UX CltY Big Day Oct. 22- CHS Gets in Spirit For Homecoming Plans for homecoming were discussed at the meeting of the Student Council on October 1. President Jan White set up various committees for helping with homecoming activities. Homecoming will get into full swing Thursday night, October 22, Calendar October 5 — Fresh-Soph Football, Lake City, There. S. W. District I.S.E.A. No School. October 9 •— Football, Dcnison there. Library is a Busy Place The library seems like Grand Central Station at times — and low appropriate. From the long rows of shelves filled with books and magazines piled high you can travel to any country in the world or meet the men and women who reveal events of the past and present. The freshmen were among the first travelers when they became acquainted with the library; next the World History class ventured to far away places; Social Studies students delved into every reference available to researchers for a term paper; then senior English "would-be" writers read the biographies of authors and found sug gestions and help for short story writing; and now all four high school classes are taking a look at the books on the required and recommended lists to guide their outside reading. Each student must read two books from the required list and four books from the recommended list in the course of each year. Happy reading. vith a Snake Dance through tha owntown streets of Carroll. Tho ootball players and the band will ide on trucks. The cheerleaders will head the rest of the student ody. The Snake Dance will end :t the school grounds where a pep meeting and bonfire will be held. The parade will be held Friday ftcrnoon. It will start from the chool grounds and travel through he business district, ending in ront of the Carroll theater. A pep meeting will be held in front of the heater. The judges' decision on the .•inning float will be revealed at his time. ' The queen will be crowned at lalf-time of the football game with da Grove Friday night. The queen .vill reign at the dance following he game. Editorial As we look about the study hal we see students who aren't doin their work but are reading maga zines and library books, talking t each other, writing notes, waiting for the bell to ring and maybe even sleeping. Perhaps this is the reason some students get low grades. These students are the ones who are usually crabbing about long assignments. About pne out of every ten student studies continually through th,e period. The other nine must sharpen a pencil, see a neighbor about an assignment, or go on some errand. Maybe they have too much time. What is the logical sol- ution'to, this problem? Maybe we should have five sub jects and a requirement of one activity for each student. Or what? After all when we get down to brass tacks, if a student makes use of his time and plans his work carefully, is there such an excuse as "I didn't have time!" Hot Lunch Menus MONDAY—No School TUESDAY—Baked Noodle meat casserole, Cheese slices, pineapple and cabbage salad, peanut butter sandwiches, bread and butter, fruit bars, milk.. WEDNESDAY — Chill, Crackers, Carrot sticks, bread and butter, apricot upside down cake, milk. THURSDAY — Meat loaf, buttered steamed potatoes, buttered peas, orange wedges, bread and butter, milk. FRIDAY — Baked potatoes, pad of butter, hot vegetable, cheese slices, relishes, bread and butter, baked pumpkin custard, milk. Smallest U. S. territory is Kingman's Reef, south of Hawaii. It is 150 feet long and 120 feet wide. Chorus Starts on Yule Music Soon Graduation last spring was ex- remely hard on the mixed chorus. Because of the large number of seniors who graduated then, on- y about one-half of the group is made up of veteran members. The other half consists of those who lave been previous members of the boys' or girls' glee clubs. Thus far this year, the mixed chorus, which is led by Mr. Roger Hansen, has been spending it's time with general choral practice and learning to work as a unit. A specific application of this will come in the near future when work is begun on the music for the Christmas program. This will begin early in October, as soon as Lhe music arrives. The general foremat of the Christmas program will be primarily the same as other years. Each glee club will have one group and the mixed chorus will have two groups. Instead of combining the girls' glee club and the girls from the mixed chorus, the girls' glee club will present their group alone this year. There will also be more solos than there have been. Mr. Hansen assures us that the music will be difficult, but as in the past, all music will be presented by memory entirely. If this year's mixed chorus lives up to the expectations many have ot it, Carroll High School will indeed have a mixed chorus of which they can be very proud. Class is Taught Good Conversation Speech class this year has proved to its members the need for carrying on intelligent conversation. The class has just completed a unit on socio-drama, which is a type of role playing. Students working in groups of four or five chose a topic for discussion; then they pick characters different from .hemselves to portray. (Such as elderly ladies perhaps) This type of activity did away with all script reading. Thus it was very conver- iational. Most of the topics con- :erned daily problems, for injtance: teen-age drivers, children discussing problems with their par- snts etc. Besides being educational it was quite entertaining to the rest of the class. Some of the other aspects of daily jonversation touched were interviews, discussions, telephone conversations and group conversation. QUEEN CANDIDATE Thursday morning there was unusual interest "hr that^morning's newspaper — a picture of the 10 semi-finalists in the State University of Iowa contest for the title of 1959 Dolphin Queen. In the group was Sally Farner, who represents he dormitory, Burge Hall. Cute Snow Boot Specially Priced for Early Birds at Duffy's Bootery This Week Cute snow boot, in black with fur cuff to kt-ep ankles warm when it snows. Of course its waterproof and it's a special price for the coming week. It's just $5.88 at Dui'i'ys Bootery, halfway between Penney's and Woolworth's on Adams St. in Carroll. Adv.