Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on October 20, 1959 · Page 10
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 10

Carroll, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 20, 1959
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K.C. to Honor Clergy; McManus Will Speak l,t. Gov. Edward .1. McManus will he guest speaker at a dinner Monday. Nov. 2. honoring the clergy of the Charles C a r roll Council area of the Knights of Coin m b u s. Approximately 30 members of the clergy are expected to join the Knights and their wives for the dinner, which will be in the Knights of Columbus hall. Lt. Gov. McManus is a past state judge-advocale of the Iowa Department of the American Le- Times Herald, Carroll, la. Tuesday, Oct. 20, 1959 pion. having been n naval or : for four years. He belongs to the Elks, the Iowa Bar Association. and has the highest membership in the fourth degree of the Knights of Columbus. Faber Hood, program c h a i r- man, will be toastmaster. and the closing address will be given by the Rt. Rev. Msgr. F. H. Grelc- Lt. (inv. Edward J. McManus this week, nnd members not personally contacted are asked to call in reservations. Lots of pretty girls now flocking man. The committee has an-; to southern benches seem to think nounced that ticket sale begins that their swimsuits are dry goods. Steel Strike Effects Spread Across Nation By DAVID A. LEHERR PITTSBURGH (AP) — Industry across the nation continues to be hard pressed by the nationwide steel strike. And the anticipated court injunction under the Taft- Hartley Act to end the 98-day-old strike isn't expected to help much. Industry leaders have said thai even if the injunction brings the steel strike to a halt for 80 days it will take six weeks or so for the mills to reach 90 per cent of capacity. This leaves the indus tries with little hope of quick re lief. The strike has already idled ARE YOU PLANNING TO HAVE A Let Us He You! MORE _ HIGHER Assures You of At Your Sale As you wel'l know, the farm sales with the biggest crowds bring the highest prices. So you want your sale advertised where it is sure of reaching the most farm people. Your ad in The Daily Times Herald will be read by 89 per sent of the farm families in Carroll County. YOUR FARM SALE MESSAGE REACHES 5,672 ILIES In This Immediate Area Plus- The Daily Times Herald Will Furnish You With Listing Forms A time consuming and important task of putting on any farm sale is listing all the items to be sold. You'll find this job simplified if you use our listing forms . . . there is no charge for these forms. Plus- The Daily Times Herald Will List Your Sale in Our Sale Dates Column at No Charge Our sales date column not only gives your sale wide publicity, but it also decreases the possibility of duplication of date of other farm sales in the area. This is a Free Service to all who advertise their sale in the Daily Times Herald. ' Plus- We Will Reprint Your Ad on Colored Bills for Only $2.50 for the First One Hundred and $1.00 for Each Additional Hundred. If you intend to post sale bills you'll find the reprint charge from your ad to be such a nominal fee that it will in part pay for your ad. Don't Gamble on Your Farm Sale, Be Sure of Having a Good Crowd by Advertising Your Sale in the Media That Gives You Assured Coverage of the People You Want to Reach. Carroll Daily Times Herald more than 249,000 employes in the auto, , appliance, construction farm equipment, railroad and oth er industries. And more lay-offs are expected each week, Taft Hartley law or no Taft-Hartley law. Hardest hit is the auto Indus try. Sources have indicated that more than 61,000 employes of the General Motor organization alone are furloughed. Almost all GW car production is due to halt by Nov. 1 because of a lack of steel. The strike is also taking a deep bite out of the national defense. The government — feeling the pinch—has ordered the steel industry to give top priority to items destined for use in missiles, launching sites and nuclear submarines as soon as the strike ends. The construction industry isn't faring much better. The American Institute of Steel Construe tion was quoted as saying the steel strike is starting to hurt badly now. Construction activity fell 4 per cent during the month of September. It is expected to take an even greater tumble during the month of October. Steigleman(Continued from Page 1) very survival, we took time out to hold a national election. No other nation in recorded history ever permitted a national political campaign while it was battling for existence. Both Mistaken "The 1944 campaign followed the usual pattern. The two major par ties blasted each other with bitter tirades and accusations. Our allies were dismayed and our ene mies delighted, for both mistaken ly read into this partisan dispute symptoms of a hopelessly divided America. "On November 4 we voted and then promptly turned all our energies again to the task of conquering our enemies. But neither our allies nor our enemies could comprehend that America's united strength has grown from the guaranteed right that every issue or problem facing us is subject to de bate, comment or criticism of any individual who wishes to take the time or effort to voice his views." Today America is the most news- conscious nation on earth, Dr. Steigleman pointed out. Americans realize that any political, social, military or economic disturbance any where in the world soon will have repercussions here. And sooner or later, every American will be called upon to pass upon the question at the ballot box. In dictator countries, he pointed out, only a few persons need to be informed because they decide all domestic and international issues. America has chosen to make each citizen a policy maker, for when he closes the curtain of the voting booth, the ordinary voter's decision carries just as much weight as the highest government official. For that reason, an American when he picks up his newspaper expects to be made aware of anything that happened, no matter on what remote spot of the globe it took place. And he wants radio or cable photographs to let him see as well as read about it. No One Exempted Americans, the speaker continued, through their press put every public official and public figure in a "gold fish bowl" where their every action can be reported and evaluated. They exempt no one from this spotlight of publicity, and, indeed, the higher the office a man holds the more intense will be the X-ray focused upon him. Despite the work of the United Nations, only the most optimistic can hope that lasting peace will come to the world while so many peoples are denied the right to be their own policy makers on the basis of complete freedom of expression, Dr. Steigleman declared. For years the United States has sought an agreement that all countries will permit a free flow of news and information both within and from without their borders. No Headway But in this proposal, the United States has made no headway because even some of the most enlightened countries reject the principle that a government should permit its actions to be criticized by ordinary citizens. "It is no secret that the first move of every ruling clique or dictator from the time of Julius Caesar down to Castro of Cuba has been to seize control of communications, Dr. Steigleman said. "Dictatorships cannot survive in an atmosphere of free expression." The foundation of the free press principle has been tested from the very beginning of our government and each test has served on- y to entrench it more firmly into our way of life, the speaker continued. Plenty of Critics But the press has never wanted 'or other critics. "For every American seems to eel he can operate a newspaper letter than the men paid to do t just as he is sure he can handle an athletic team better than the coach or manager. "More serious-minded and more well-meaning critics often fall into utfalls of their own making. The .wo criticisms voiced most frequently are that newspapers do not print "significant" news and that hey print untruths. "What these critics mean is that .he newspapers do not print what these critics believe is "significant." Who is to say what item is VILLAGE ON WHEELS . . . Trainload of prefabricated, four- room houses—45 of them—rolls out of Paris, France, top, bound for Marseilles and transshipment to Algeria. Front detail of a house is shown, below. The dwellings will form the nucleus of an Algerian village on the Tunisian border. Purpose: to provide housing for nomad Arabs, who present France with a headache in strife-torn Algeria. more significant than another or indeed, what event might have deep underlying significance? "But more than this, critics who complain of untruths fail to understand that in the news columns, a newspaper prints only what someone else has said or done. Right now the press is filled with statements about America's lag in the race to conquer outer space. Many of these -statements are in sharp conflict. No editor assumes the competence to weed out those that are true and those that are false. "For the editor is dedicated to the principle that both sides are entitled to a hearing and that it is the responsibility of the reader to judge where truth lies. He does not presume to think for his readers." Despite the lessons of history, Dr. Steigleman said, there is indisputable evidence that many people are forfeiting their long-cherished right of freedom of expression, and their obligation to arrive at their own decisions. From Washington down to the village level, public officials are withholding information to which the public not only is entitled but which it must have in order to make intelligent decisions." The trend received impetus during World War II and the cold war that has followed, he went on. During the war, newspapers censored themselves voluntarily and were more stringent than even the government wished. The chief of the office of censorship frequently complained that the press was too cautious. Convenient Cloak Unfortunately, "military security" has become a convenient cloak for hiding blunders and for stifling public debate, the speaker declared. America saw what this could lead to in the "soothing syrup" dispensed from Washington about our great progress in the race for outer space. "The myth of our supremacy vanished in the smoke that sent Russia's Sputnik I into orbit, he said. Washington finally had to admit our scientific march was lagging. Had Americans been fully informed, it is certain that they would have insisted that more money and brains be pumped into the space experiments and Russia now might be trying to catch up with us, he ventured. Local governmental bodies, tak ing their cue from Washington have found they can eliminate crit icism and prevent debate by with holding information, Dr. Steigle man said. Just a month ago, £ school board in the east refused to let it be known it was drawing up plans for two new buildings to cost $3,000,000. It felt that if the public were informed there woulc be a hassle over sites, types 01 buildings and other problems that would bring delays. Now it is asking taxpayers to vote it millions for a project whose soundness or fitness to community needs is not known. A county board drew up a zoning ordinance in secret on the same ground of preventing public debate on an issue that will affect thousands of property owners. Board members even refused to tell how they voted on the ordinance. These are just two isolated examples among hundreds in communities throughout the country, he said. Public officials, no matter how good their motives or intentions, "are forgetting they are merely the elected representative, of the people. They are not the policy makers." Most Powerful Weapon During the last war, "we heard a lot of talk about secret weapons. America did have the most formidable secret weapon any nation every mustered. It was a weapon that dictators could not understand nor could they have duplicated it had they understood. "For it was our unity gained through our tradition of making every man and woman a policy maker by permitting complete freedom of expression on every subject. Men and women who have a voice in debate and final decisions will defend those decisions with a fervor and vigor that no dictator can command. "The press, radio and TV are not the guardians of this freedom. Its preservation must be the concern of every citizen. "The French philosopher Voltaire unwittingly summed it up when he said: "I may not agree with one word you said, but I will defend to the death your right to say it." That is the philosophy that America adopted ohiloso- Library Notes By MISS SADIE STEVENS (Carroll Librarian) Books of light fiction have been received at the Public Library and are ready for circulation: The Doctors, by Clara Dormandy. The story of three young women on the verge of a great adventure, and George Wyndam, a master of surgery. Robot Hunt, by Roger Lee Vernon. Mystery story. The Deputy, by Tuttle. Western story. Vantage Point, by Kerr Rogers. Mystery story. Mine to Cherish, by Anne Bush, lomances for young moderns. Starlit Road, by Rosamond Hunt, romances for young moderns. The Mary Roberts Crime Book, contains three stories: The Door; The Confession and The Red Lamp. Kingstree Island, by John Ehle. This story is laid on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The personal struggle between two men >uilds in intensity until the whole sland is involved, swept by tides of changing loyalties and bitter resentments. Blind hate and desper- te love finally clash one night, with frightening and fatal vio- ence. And in the calm, one man stands tall on Kingstree Island. Admiral Hornblower in the West ndies, by C. S. Forester. Horn- jlower sails again as the hero of six West Indian sea adventures. The first belongs chronologically vith Lieutenant Hornblower. The est are set nearly 15 years later when, as rear admiral in command of His Majesty's fleet in the West ndies, he faces a new Bonapartist uprising, suppresses the slave trade, stamps out piracy, and maintains British diplomacy during the South American revolutions in true Hornblbwer style. Most of the novel was serialized in the Saturday Evening Post. Kingstree Island, by John Ehle. Home-loving by temperament, but homeless through circumstances, Brandon Rhodes was a wanderer until, in his 25th year, he came to Kingstree Island. There, on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, where the small fishing community's way of life, was to a great extent untouched by modern civilization, Brandon fitted in perfectly, or would have if his advent had not been resented by old blind, embittered Matt Tomlinson, who had long made himself virtual master of the island. In a highly atmospheric setting, life-like characters clash with a violence that matches that of the storms at sea, with the victory going to Brandon and Marsha, Tomlinson's daughter. Friends and Enemies, by Adlai E. Stevenson. With very slight revision articles previously published serially now appear in the book form, constituting a report of the author's journey through Russia in 1958. Mr. Stevenson brought away . . . impressions of the Russian economy, politics and people, from which he draws some hopeful conclusions and derives some grave warnings. A. ... report, to which the author has added an introductory note . . . pointing out U.S. shortcomings and what the U.S. needs to do in order to meet the Russian Challenge. , She Gets Paid For Listening To Other's Woes INDIO. Calif. (AP> — Mrs. Peggy Scott gets paid for listening to other people tell of their troubles. She calls herself a "professional listener." She has no particular training for her work and doesn't tray to assume the role of phsychiatrist of phsychologist. "If you're like a lot of people, you have problems you can't discuss with your friends and you feel the need of some one who is interested, but not personally interested," Mrs. Scott says. "You need to talk it out. I'll listen." She offers no advice — "People don't want it. They want to be able to think it through for themselves. You've got to do that. "By talking out our problems the answers just seem to come to us and sometimes we find we know the answer almost before our problem is off our lips." When she feels the "talker" needs professional help she'll tell Him she can do nothing for him arid recommend that he see a psychiatrist of psychologist. Her limit for listening is three one-hour sessions. In that time, the person should have been helped, she says. And, she boasts, "either all of my customers have been helped or are being helped." •^fe u ^^^~^^^ u ^Mk u ^^^»_^A^tek.^i^^^rf^^ ^ ^ * phy that has made it strong and great. "Thomas Jefferson, 170 years ago, put it another way: "As long as the press remains free this nation will remain free." "For a free press is America's real "secret weapon." Varnish, Paint Removal Shown The adult homemaking classes last night watched demonstrations of varnish and paint removal by Darrell Flatt of Des Moines. This is one of a series arranged by Mrs. Lowell Larson, homemaking instructor. Using equipment which his company sells or recommends for use with their products, Mr. Flatt demonstrated how his wash-type varnish remover is usuable, and where more conventional removers are recommended. This usually depended on the wood, and whe- ;her it was veneer or would warp. One class member i n quired about refnishing a piano, and the speaker said this would be difficult, since a piano is covered with from 17 to 28 coats of varnish. Next week's lesson will be a film from Iowa State University, "the Step - Saving Kitchen." Hostesses last night were Mrs. Merlyn Miller and Colette Bock. 5 Attend District Auxiliary Meeting Five members of the St. An- :hony Hospital Auxiliary attended :he all-day district meeting of the auxiliaries connected with the Iowa Hospital Association which ,vas Monday in Council Bluffs. Included were Mrs. M. L. Collison, Mrs. J. A. Heider, Mrs. John Hal- jur, Mrs. Fred Julich and Mrs. Tom Gaffney. Mrs. Collison, as councilor of district four, had charge of the afternoon meeting and gave the invocation in the morning. The meetings were at the Chieftari Hotel. Theme was "In Quest of rlealth," and included talks by loyd Coe of Des Moines, execu- ,ive director of the low.a Hospital Association; Thomas E. Frey, president of the association and administrator of the Allen Me- norial Hospital of Waterloo; and Elsie O'Connell, director of nurs- ng services of the Glenwood School, whose subject was "The ''orgotten Child." Several of the women participated in the afternoon workshops. A 'eature of the session was the report by Mrs. Dan Figgins, president of the Iowa Hospital Auxiliary, who attended the national convention in New York in August, Community Chest Leaders Announced (Times llerultl N«\vs Service) WESTSIDE — Officers and joard members for 1959-60 of the Westside Community Chest have been announced. Serving as officers are Duane Rutherford, pres- dent; Arlene Noack, vice presi- lent, and Vivian Martens, secre- ary-treasurer. Ray Peters, Don Jornhoft, Clifford Mason, Al Oeser and W. W. Strathman are the board members. Plans are under vay to have the Chest drive the ast week in October. Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Dohse and amily visited Thursday evening, with her sister, Betty Lou Bauer, Chicago, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Louie Bauer in Carroll. Miss Bauer arrived Monday evening to pend a week with her parents. Spending Friday at the Jim Dix- n home were Mrs. Merlin Brock- nan and son, and Mrs. Melvin Dixon and Terri. The Ladies Aid of the United fourch of Christ mot Wednesday fternoon with Mrs. William Stoulk as hostess. A bake sale during tho afternoon was the main item of usiness. Proceeds will be used for the group's Christmas donations.

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