Ottawa Herald

December 16, 1957

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Ottawa Herald (Newspaper) - December 16, 1957, Ottawa, Kansas OTTAWA HERALD 62 8 DECEMBER TEN PAGES Side Swipes Three of the teams entered in the Ottawa Junior Chamber of of Commerce Holiday Bas ketball to be played in Wilson Field House 27 and placed in the recent MidAmerica Jay cee William Jewell romped off with the downing Oklahoma Bap tist University This gave OBU second Rockhurst took third place by dropping Baker Other teams entered in the Ot tawa tourney and active over the all came through with Ottawa trounced Hast Pittsburg dumped North Texas and Southwest Missouri State upset previously un defeated SoutheastMissouri State and Emporia State were idle over the The Missouri team will make up for it this week when it plays Baker on Tuesday and Wash burn on Jim tournament chair said the bracket for t h e tourney will be released 30 Request Baskets Arthur who tach year prepares Christmas bas kets for needy said to day she has received requests from 30 families for At present she has heard from nnly 14 who desire to help by adopting a family and paying for a She said she can prepare a good basket of food for a family for about Those desiring to participate by paying for a basket may contact her at the Nelson Stephenson carries on this work each Christmas without com She takes care of pre paring the baskets and seeing that they are Those desiring to prepare their own baskets may contact Ste phenson for the name of a needy family they may adopt for Christ Relieved Parents Two Ottawans who were re lieved to hear that the Queen had docked this morning at New were and Their the former Do rothy Lou now Rob ert of and her were the which was 2 days late from Eng because of high and Harder have several months touring Eu Stars Are Stolen Add to childish Christmas theft Someone removed six m e t a 1 stars mounted on 3foot steel posts alongside Rockwood Drive last A committee planning deco rations for the area placed the stars They were with luminous de signed to add to the beauty of Christmas decorations in the f Ike Meets Opposition On Location Of Missile Bases Would Hike State College Budget Levy TOPEKA Wl Enrollments in state schools are expected to dou ble by 1970 but the present edu cational building tax levy will pro vide sufficient the Kan sas Board of Regents said But it urged that dormitory building levy be increased from to of a mill to provide hous To Send Horned Owl To K C Zoo The great horned pictured in The Herald will soon be an exhibit at the Swope Park Kansas According to the Humane So ciety plans have been completed for the bird to be shipped to the ing for the oncoming flood of William of the is sending a crate for the bird to be shipped He told Hu mane officers the zoos veterinary would be able to fix the owls damaged Cully said the zoo has only about 4 horned owls and will be happy to add this The owl became news when 404 found him on his woodpile one It was discovered Len 315 had been caring for the injured bird but it had gotten The owl was taken to the animal shelter where it will be until sent to Kansas The real pinch in college budg the regents will come from the need to provide more high class teachers in this sput nik era and for basic and applied Any extra money should be spent for professors and not for basic college plants which are The report was based on a room by room study of campus ities at Kansas HELPING MOTHER make an aluminum foiltissue paper tree Is son of and Nathan 431 You will find the story giving instructions fqr the free on the womens Photo by Lots Smith facil Kan sas State Hays State Pittsburg State Teachers College and Emporia State Teach ers The study was made by a corn by McDill Attempt To Launch Atlas Ballistic Missile Put Off Seven Killed On Kansas Roads Over Weekend Nixon Warns Against Too Much Emphasis On Science NEW YORK UR Vice President Watch Boys UP Percy director of Asiatic af fairs at the University of Okla opened a judo class for Sixty coeds signed Heavy Fog Blanket Here Fog that blanketed the Ottawa area Saturday Sunday morn ing and this slowed traf fic to a slower The weather bureau said that the fog is due to return again It is likely that the fog will con tinue through tomorrow the weather department Dissipation of the fog condition will depend on the speed of a front now located in the Pacific North The fog reduced visibility to zero In some parts of and was blamed for some highway acci By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Kansas traffic fatalities for 1957 mounted to 540 with the death of seven persons over the At tlit same time a year ago the state had recorded 641 The weekend victims were a sevenyearold boy and six teen They were Barbara Julene At killed 2V4 mites east of At tica Her Omer and seven brothers and sisters were injured in the accident which occurred as they were driving to church in a dense James Robert killed yesterday when he was tossed put of his fathers car in a collision and then was run over by a truck near The accident also occurred In a heavy Michael son of Bonnie Stanley of who died Saturday of injuries suffered when he was hit by a car Gary in jured fatally Saturday night when a car skidded into a tree at Co Melvin Henry killed in a twocar collision near Emporia Saturday Paul killed early Saturday in a one car accident four miles west of Charles who died Saturday of injuries suf fered in the collision of his car and an ambulance at Wichita Richard against too Nixon much has warned emphasis on science saying the pub lic school system should develop the whole not merely one phase of the speaking last night at the 29th annual Scholarship Din ner of Yeshiva said education constituted our most fundamental challenge as a re sult of Soviet scientific The first he is for better teachers with the prestige and backing to enable us to attract the best minds to this honored Saying the basic responsibility for education rests with the Amer Nixon added Amer can education will be no better and no worse than the individual American parents wants it to Whether it takes more class better teaching iewer more algebra and square this respon sibility cannot be passed by the people to The major problem of educa tion is not Nixon He named three prevalent criti cisms of the nations school sys tem Too many soft teaching geared to the least gifted and automatic advance ment to keep children from fac ing the challenge of mittee headed Classroom construction will not the committees report Money will be needed for for replacement of wooden barracks and quonset huts and for necessary But this can be financed with the present mill educational building fund levy which brings in about three million dollars a The regents said much of the additional building construction money will be needed in the early part of the 19581970 how The committee suggested nine million dollars be advanced from state inactive funds during the CAPE MV An attempt to launch the Atlas in tercontinental ballistic missile has been possibly until Scattered groups of watchers on the beach dispersed as the post ponement of firing became evi Two of the giant missiles were visible in their These may be the ones which were given static tests last In addition to the firing expect ed another Atlas launching is believed likely toward the enc of the Two previous test launchings of the Atlas were held last summer and last In both instances the missile got into the Before it could get fully under it start ed to wobble and change course and had to be blown The Atlas is designed to deliver a hydrogen warhead over an arc reaching as high as 600 miles above the earth to a target miles or more from its launching Its average speed is miles an Doctors Still Hope To Save 15YearOlds Legs next two years and be repaid from educational building fund tax re ceipts in This immediate aug mented by annual receipts from the educational building will permit Kansas t0 keep abreast of the swelling demand for educa tional for major remod eling and new report the Pipeline Accident Is Fatal To One WVThe sen sation of pain came to a quiet eastern Kentucky girl today as her frozen feet and legs thawed out under special Ice packs were removed yester day from the feet and legs of Rosella as the gradual thawing entered its third But physicians said they were not sure whether surgery could be a darkhaired was rushed here for special treatment after being found unconscious in a aban doned store at Prestonburg Fri She had disappeared a week ago and apparently spent five days in extreme cole temperatures without Doctors at Prestonburg said her legs were frozen from the knees to the but as the thawing progressed so did hope tha the girls legs and feet might be Her attending physician said the girls general condition was RoSella still had not explained hat happened from the time she ft her grandmothers home eight ays ago to make a telephone call until she was discovered in Pres onburg days Its the day of the year for the lan of the soil 19th John eere Dayl The Weather Cloudy this afternoon through Tuesday with tog and drizzle or light rain tonight and Tuesday forenoon no important tempera ture changes highs this after noon 4550 lows tonight 3540 highg Tuesday around High temperature yesterdayM at 1 p in low today40 from to 7 high year ago low year ago today27 record high this date65 in 1939 record low this date 10 below in 1932 hourly temperatures 34 hours ending 8 today IOLA Ray was killed Sat urday in a pipeline construction project accident near Moore was struck by a section of 18inch pipeline being laid the He was an employe of the Ful ton Construction which is lay ing the pipeline through this CORRECTION the correct price on the diamond advertised in Saturdays paper by Edmistons at is This ring is on sale at half price for only 10 11 Noon 1 2 3 4 6 6 9 10 11 Midnight 1 2 3 4 f 6 7 g River itage this morning Tomorrow Lamb Insured Payment Boy Pulled From Pond W Eight yearold Mike Swinehart brok through ice while skating on farm pond yesterday but recov ered after being pulled uncon scious from the water by tw A young skating wit ran nearly a quartermil to the house to give the The George Swine and Jesse 17 ran to the pond and dived The found the boy and shoved him ou on the An Joe a town ship fire department captain gave artificial He started breathing four five minutes Arnold said Starting times for the shows Job Deere 19th are and Pomona Votes School Bonds Pomonas new elementary grade school building has been assured through approval of a bond issue of Patrons of School District 69 voted 137 to 92 in favor of the bond The funds will pay for construc tion of a modern school to be located just north of Pomona High and to replace a grade school erected in the It expected that construction will begin in the Aged Elephant 1 To Be Destroyed KANSAS CITY ef fort to get the fourton elephant at the Swope Park on her feet failed again As a Zoo Director Wil liam Cully said the aged pachyderm will have to be de He said the infirmities of old age had caught up with believed to be between 60 and 70 years Cully said the animal would be destroyed by the use of a lethal after which the car cass would be taken to the Univer sity of Kansas at Lawrence for an He said it might be done this After a pulley was Says Threat Of Limited War Increases WASHINGfON MVThe acting commandant of the Marine NATO Leaders Seek Delay Of Final Decision PARIS Eisenhow er called on the Atlantic Alliance today for heroic efforts to build its military strength in the mis siles race with Russia while the margin of power isstill He immediately ran into de mands from some other NATO leaders to postpone a final deci ion on basing nuclear rockets in A disagreement over quick acr lion on NATO missiles bases and atomic stockpiles appeared to be developing at the very outset of the historic summit conference to rally the resources of the Western The conference opened with a brief public session at which Eisenhower It went into a closed working session in but statements of government heads were made public as German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer backed the princi ple Adenauers words NATO should be equipped with advanced weapons equalling those of our potential Yet Adenauer said all military ques tions here need very thorough with a decision put off until next Premier Einar Gerhardsen of Norway informed the conference that his country has no plans how to let stockpiles be established on or to con struct launching sites for inter mediate range ballistic But NATOi civilian Bel giums PaulHenri lent powerful support to President He called on all 15 members of the to arm themselves with the most nuclear weapons and said failure to do so would leave the Soviet Unionwith a nuclear monopoly in wrenched from the wall in the elephant Ararat surprised everyone by getting on her knees But she collapsed heavily on the FBI Man To Head Wichita Commission WICHITA H An FBI whose name was not has been hired to replace Law rence Keller as director of the Wichita Crime Keller resigned said he would become assistant to Wesley president of Frontier Chemical Verne McCaul told Senate investigators that Soviet advances in weapons and space technology the threat of limited McCaul also cautioned the Senate Preparedness subcommit tee not to forget about improving other weapons and not to think in terms of missiles McCaul was the first witness as the subcommittee resumed its probe of the missilesatellite pro grams after a weekend The Lyndon Johnson said in an open ing statement he had reviewed material gathered by the staff over the weekend and it indicates a need for more Johnson said more testimony will be required from industry groups and that Defense Depart ment testimony must be re He said he would confer with other committee members in hopes of arranging for a new set of hearings early in I would like to stress once Johnson that the objective of the committee is to find positive steps that will pro duce the weapons of security fast er and more McCaul said it is paradoxi cal that Sputniks and Soviet weap ons far from reducing the probability of limited war actually increases And the he are the principal mobile force kept ready to oppose the type of ambiguous threats to our security which only Eisenhower coupled his grim but apparently confident demand for action with a declaration that the United States and its allies stand ready to join Russia in an effort to bring the forces threat ening the world under rational But until that can be the Allies must employ their strength to sustain peace and The forces arrayed against ui are formidable but not irresisti Eisenhower declared to the first headsofgovernment session to be held by the eightyearold North Atlantic Treaty Organiza For the public opening session of the conference of 15 member Eisenhower and the oth er government chiefs sat at a cir cular table in the conference room at the Palais de NATO headquarters in The table was covered with blue Prime Minister Harold Macmil lin of Britain was placed to the Presidents right and Secretary General PaulHenri Spaak to his can so skillfully de the Kremlin McCaul reasoned that the mas power of both the United States and Russia in the field of nuclear weapons tend to prevent the posing of situations which could lead to mutual Gas Strike Is Averted The who had a slight stroke only three weeks was easily the dominant figure at the His task was to reestab lish American leadership after Russias Sputnik and missile tri to win the European al lies to a new defense strategy based on nuclear missiles and to revitalize the unity of In advance of the opening he already had met pri vately with Macmillan and French Premier Felix Eisenhower addressed his re marks to the council they were directed toward a worldwide audi including He said at one point the free world is will ing to join Russia in bringing the new weapons of mass destruction under FOG IN OTTAWA this morning reduced even of Chrlstmai Photo by Lamar Phillips as late as 8 to about KANSAS CITY Ml A strike threat against the Gas Service in Missouri and Kansas commu nities was averted early today when a memorandum of agree ment was signed by the company and the United Miner District Involved are 516 service and maintenance employes in Inde pendence and Lees Summit in Missouri and Kansas and Northeast Johnson Coun ty in In the new replacing one which expired a clause was approved in which the duties of service and maintenance workers is spelled New York Subway Operation Better NEW YORK WVThe citys sub ways stepped up operations to 50 per cent of normal morning rush hour today as strike by motormen and ofter transit employes entered Its sec ond The Transit Authority reported acceleration of service on all The striking motormen jre pared to take formal action on Mayor Robert Wagners back towork The mayor told the strikers pa television that the city will1 not Jet itself be blackmailed into ac ceptance of their demand for bargaining ;