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Council Bluffs Nonpareil (Newspaper) - April 13, 1956, Council Bluffs, Iowa Toa Bluffs Friday partly cloudy w er highs in upper Ste COUNCIL ttV IOWA VOL 104 COUNCIL BLUFFS IOWA FRIDAY APRIL 13 1956 PRICE S CENTS Inspecting Sprinkling System Rejects Claim Against Harlan Parking Meter Firm Sought Owed HARLAN A Federal Court of Appeals has recommended that the Duncan Parking Meter Com- claim against the City of Harlan be rejected it was learned Thursday In its action the Court of peals at St Louis Tuesday re- versed an earlier Federal District Court ruling awarding the sum to the Chicago firm The ruling involves partial ment on 160 parking meters in- stalled at Harlan in 1952 at a cost of The firm began installing the meters on March 31 The ordinance providing for the meters did not take effect until the following May 6 Under a rental arrangement the firm was to receive payment out of meter receipts The con- tract provided however that the city had an option to terminate the tease within 30 days after the meters had been in operation one full year On June 3 1954 the city gave notice that it was exercising its option although was still owed on the meters The company then filed a suit in Court maintaining that the city had failed to exercise its option within the time limit fied in the contract In replying the city contended that motorists began using the unhooded meters as soon as they were Therefore Ihr city contended its notice was filed within the specified time The District Court then ruled that the firm was entitled to the Balance of the full amount are Park Commissioner Wayne Fariday and Supt John L Gross Gets Drink As New Sprinkling System In Park Given Test Run Farm All Out Predict Eisenhower Veto May I Continental Keller Sold To Omaha Group Pisgah Fails Demos Engineer School Is Closed Successful Vote The J I VJ I T W I The grass in Bayliss Park much of it brown from lack of i its first drink day from the new underground j sprinkling system Park Supt John L Christensen The Continental Keller Co pi- oneer Council Bluffs furniture store has heen sold to H group of Omaha men headed by Jerome and man Batt Announcement of the sale was made Thursday by Julius feld president and secretary of Continental Keller The sale completed Wednesday afternoon is effective May 1 Cohn to Manage Store Conn who mana- ger of the local store said the name Continental Keller will ho retained All present employes will be retained Jean W Miner now sales and advertising mana- ger of the firm will become manager of the store The Omaha men are now all in the management of the Nebraska Furniture Mart in Omaha and the American ture Center at Lincoln with Mrs Rose Blumkin of Omaha Acquisition of Continental ler is in line with our wish to ex- pand operations In the Fariday said some changes may ture floor covering and appliance be made in the system before it I field in the greater Omaha this community virtually 1 water Town officials promptly I H-s Mimics water authorities i who arm iil at ti Ki n m Hull's day to help the water About pupils at were given an uled vacation vs hen Supt Reutter Town officials the pump shaft isn't working properly Pressure is low Officials hope to j correct pressure hy nightfall for several resilience wells and showers hasn't a drop of water to spare No Change On Weather Menu Cloudy Skits High In 50s Friday more Iowa goes into regular operation The Park Board estimated the total eost of the Bayliss Park renovation at between said his department was testing i i the operation to see if it works out all right The underground system was installed earlier this year as part of a general plan to dress up I Bayliss Park The area has been i reseeded in spots and new wood and flowering trees have been planted Christensen said the kler system still has a few bugs in it He said the initial tests should show whether the type of sprinklers now being used can cover the whole park Park Board Nancy's Mother State's Witness Everything Seemed Happy At Parkers Earlier on page LINCOLN JP The mother of the slain Nancy Parker testified member Wayne Thursday everything seemed to be happy at the Parker home Mrs Parker wrote home larly but never discussed any marriage with me said Mrs Robert Morrison Jr of Des Moines Mrs Morrison and her husband a music teacher in Des Moines public schools were called as state's witnesses in the first de- gree murder trial of Darrel F Parker 24 former Lincoln city forester Parker is charged with Bank Business Better Than 55 Deposits And Loans Are loth Up In Bank deposits loans and re- sources in Council Bluffs are con- h's wife at thw home ril Bluffs and Lincoln said Cohn Cohn added that plans are now under way to expand the stock of furniture floor covering and at the Council Bluffs store Dates Back To History of the local store dates back to 1906 when Julius Ungar father of Leo and Julius feld founded the Continental and Carpet Co In 1925 it was consolidated with the Keller Furniture Co and took the name of Continental Keller The entire was re- modeled in yeara and a new front built said he will continue to remain at the store for an nite time He said he and feld who has recently recovered from an illness will continue to live in Council Bluffs The Nebraska Furniture Mart has been in Omaha since 1937 The group Acquired the Lincoln store in 1965 the Parker household In response to a question by Scheele Morrison said I wouldn't Church Sets Record 1 INDEPENDENCE Mo The General Conference of the ganged Church of Litter Day Saints has approved ing budgets for this year 1957 Delegates to the conference Wednesday voted a of for and for 1957 The church's expenditures last year were Included in the budget is a special grant for Graceland College Lamoni Iowa The budgets do not include the j special appropriation of for Graceland College to exceed 1955 figures showed Thursday Deposits wene up over a year ago Loans had increased and total resources had grown These changes were revealed as the comptroller of currency lype in issued a call for a report of con- ditions on national banks and the federal Reserve Board asked the information from its bers These are comparative bank here Dec 14 Apparent Harmony Both of the testified set for May 3 Raymond as to the apparent harmony in Jones director of curriculum To Register May 3 For Kindergarten Kindergarten registration day in all Council Bluffs public schools j Boot Cor Didn't OKLAHOMA CITY JT Police Officer C L boat floated fine in nearby Hefner his car and er brakes failed as he backed down a ramp to the water and be kept right on going The policeman swam to safety then recruited help to fish the auto out of 20 feet of water DES MOINES IP Judge ald N navies Fargo has been assigned to preside over the session of Federal Court starting at Davenport next Wednesday Judge William P Riley of Des Moines is ID Included in the calendar be actions brought this year in the Keokuk division of the southern Iowa 11 Total Told I Ion MS ami Total fii i STATE SAVINGS I and dis- 11 COUNCIL BLUFFS SAVINGS and dis- count 21 V 95112 CITY NATIONAL we and I 4 1 announced Thursday All parents expecting to enroll children in the beginner classes this year should go to the school in their district on that day Jones said A copy of the child's I wouldn't say he was win required i aggressive but he had a mind of Any who will his own Morrison said years old on Oct 15 or is The submissive milquetoast for entrance Those description had been applied to 5 from 0 Nm 15 Parker earlier by defense attorney mav Max Towle in explaining what he termed a false confession ob- by brow beating methods At Morrison Home Mrs Morrison told bow Darrell spent five days at the Morrison home following his wife's death Darrell was not taking opiates or sedatives that I know Mrs Morrison said Defense counsel previously had referred to Parker's having been under opiates on a doctor's pre- scription at the time his signed statement was taken maturity tests The tests will be given two weeks prior to the opening of school If parents wish to have their children take they also should register on May 3 Jones stated The registration is taken to Todays Chuckle Thin should be time for the of marbles A lot of people ton t MCM to IMITe Ml M theirs Dies At C germann SO pioneer button here and president of Don't Score number of new pupils they will receive in the fall Last year enrollment ran ly over- 1.000 Jones expects this number will be duplicated again this year Israel Egypt Make Pledge Agree To Refrain From Hostile Acts UNITED NATIONS f V N Secretary General Dag reported to the curity Council Thursday that both Israel and Egypt have agreed to refrain from hostile acts against each other except in self-defense The pledges were made ever before the air in which an jet was reported shot down hy Israeli craft now In Cairo on a special Middle Kast sion made his report when he to the Security cil a series of communications he had with the leaders of Israel arid Egypt Egyptian Earlier story on page 3 of and Israel clashed Thursday and Irael claimed first blood An Israeli army spokesman an- two Israeli fighters in- four Egyptian jets in a noon northward over li territory and shot down one a British made Vampire jet on Israels soil The other planes caped he Our planes re- turned safely to base This first combat of the current crisis developed on the heels of five new attacks by raiders aground night in of which three li school children and a teacher were killed at prayer Angered Israeli security forces pressed a hunt for the raiders and public clamor for retaliations mounted it will he of the same for Southwest Friday Cloudy skies and high lures in the will bring an extension of conditions that 1 ed into this area Thursday A cool high pressure system centered in South Dakota ed the Thursday weather A decree morning low and a few very light sprinkles of rain were 1 the main effects A high was forecast for the afternoon Sklet To Clear Briefly 1 I Skies should clear briefly Thursday night said the Weather Bureau and temperatures will drop to the lower I The high at Council Bluffs 65 just 3 degrees j under Sioux City's state high of 68 I The cloudy skies all sections of parched Iowa day hut the measurable moisture limited to n few 1 scattered showers that fell In the r northwest corner before i 11 Inches Below Normal The pressing need for moisture was spotlighted hy a Weather Bureau announcement that Iowa rainfall in the 11 month period ended March 31 was more II inches below normal The Bureau said that was a ciency of about 40 per rent of the average annual rainfall for the state in the and were for Iowa Thursday The lowest reading night WHS 31 at port Adlai Urges Ike To Sign Measure Perfect lut Will MIAMI smi said Ki sign the arm hill sent to hint hy Congress He Mud hat while it wm not tlic measure will help re- turn H fair to the ers of mtd thin the hul hank feature may provide a partial solution to Die Form Pressure President WASHINGTON of to the Pearl Button Co i died early Thursday at a j tine hospital JP Dr Frank C for Council to Baxter professor of English at University of Southern VK fornia is the scheduled speaker 3.13 1 1117.7 the annual University of Nebraska Honors Convocation April 17 in the Coliseum Cut Off Conversations TABIONA Utah IP The Basin Telephone Assn has an answer to long-winded J conversations on telephones It has installed a device in j seven communities which I warns party line users after four I You have one minute to finish your conversation At the end of the minute the connection automatically is cut Thousands Of Lino Tfco Coast A Romantic Reunion For Grace And Prince By EDDY MONTE CARLO American film star Grace Kelly greeted Monaco's Prince Rainier DI with a big smile and darling day as they staged a romantic an the blue Grace and the man she win marry next week were reunited on Rainier's yacht Deo n Just offshore tram Ms tiny Riviera The year oU his Authorize Purchase Of Line WASHINGTON The Inter- state Commerce Commission Thursday the Hock and Illinois Central Railroad companies to buy the Waterloo Cedar Falls A Northern which operates miles of mam line track in eastern Iowa The consideration in rash and assumption of liabilities including Waterloo's outstanding will amount to slightly more than two million dollars Waterloo is now an powered line linking Waverly ar Falls Waterloo and Cedar ids The new propose to convert its operations to standard diesel power Rock Island and Illinois Central have formed a new corporation Waterloo Railroad Co to effect the purchase and operate the line The purchasing will ad- vance in equal shares to the Waterloo company in exchange for all its capital stock The present stockholders of Wa- Cedar Falls Northern have almost unanimously voted to surrender their for about a share after which the old company will he liquidated The Waterloo line connects with Island and Illinois Central tracks at many points in lis op- territory the farm issue into lie 1 political a new lanu hill lie In an rebuff for hy first and lion tho final approval to a measure w Inch a li in i ioti will voto Key it was this or nothing he would it at he still not think the hill meets test of a f Henson said he deeply ills The hill one vision 1 hut is a soil program to ers subsidies of is much ai a venr fur nut ing cropland to m surplus Mnl it includes a return t higher price this year as well other which also would raise price props and Benson have repeatedly opposed such moves contending they will only vate the problem hy building up more surpluses leaders made a effort in the Mouse the to liking They lost 238 losing 27 Re- publican votes on test while picking up 14 ones The Mouse then passed the hill with Republicans and Democrats defecting from lines The Senate promptly took up the agreeing to vote after hours of debate Passage there was on n 50 joined with 35 Democrats in vol ing for the measure it were 31 Republicans and 4 Demo That put issue Up There no Hint Congress would over a veto Beyond saying the chief rive does not regard it HS n I hill While House press secretary lames C declined to ulate at Augusta on the chances of a veto Alken Aiken chief farm lieutenant in con gress said Thursday he Is confident will reject the meas ure for half a doten or more jor reasons The question was whether 1 Swallow his pies and approve a which en- sponsors snid would vide as much as three billion lars in added benefits thi syar for farmers whose income has heen declining steadily for live years or 2 Veto the hill with a prospect that will approve no nl female and thus the voters in November on the basis of the farm program Will Have 10 will have 10 Hays In which to act from the lime the reaches him officially When that wijl he not tain An exact official copy must be printed signed hy Mouse and Senate officials and delivered to the White Mouse Normally this requires several days Eisenhower's signature on the measure would cast doubt on son's status as the farm Cabinet member Benson's whole Jarm program has been keyed to the supports fhr three major national farm called upon President Ki- to sign the new farm hill despite the featured to hint They arc the National Grange and lite National Farmers Union had used their influence to Congress to puss the measure The American Farm Bureau Federation which worked against the has not yet offered to the White House Rut Its president Charles B man said Wednesday the ure was ill considered and would return to the discredited programs contributed to much of the present flatted ket situation Rationing Certain In Any Future War IT Americans almost certainly will find under rationing price con- and other regulations if there is another war Col Robert O of the Army said Wednesday He told an audience at the tional Resources Conference that while such are sial most people believe they would be necessary to control in- Col and six other family of the Industrial Col- the Armed Forces are as lecturers at the con- mm through April lege of serving ference 216 military officers and attended sessions Navy Comdr Eugene R din told the that if there is another war the States will not have the time it had in the last one to dispatch men and ten ils to the fighting fronts It will he a problem of logistics the art and science of hacking up the war effort he Inn white craft out n up beside the liner The only Immediate was a light one Rainier quickly ed on tend w the And the on tnv the wrapped Ms vim around his Holding her Mf hat on with hand Grace up pot MI they fch m pnn wv of Philadelphia who had followed her on to the yacht tram the liner As they neared the big stone entrance to the port Grace and the Prince again Then with one arm stiD around nil pointed to his palace high atop the rocky insula the It to there wfl and the American film beauty he The dockside was thronged with 3.000 tourists newsmen and hundreds of Monacan schoolgirls wearing red and white national colors in their hair Even the weatherman provided a welcome fit lor a princess The Mediterranean was almost glassy calm and It was a bright day de- spite a tew clouds overhead and darker sMes to the north ovtr the of small boats while in the sea around the Con- the yacht mt Quits Nebraska Past LINCOLN C V Keller a candidate for the Legislature in the 19th District resigned as director ot license plate factory at the Men's Re- He had held the piste factory 16 years and was in state employment M Retrace Part Of Route CITY A delegation of from Yankton SD Thursday was retracing part of the Missouri River route covered by the explorers and Clark of the group attired in explorer's costumes were en route here lo join in the formal opening of the tion and Sports Show They planned lo breach their boat and make an over- stop before completing the trip Another group of officials from Iowa and Nebraska will sail up the Missouri to Sioux City Friday morning and arrive in time to the emissaries from the north These ceremonies are part of the theme of the exposition the development of navigation on the river and the creation of the new Lewis and Clark Lake at Gavins Point near Yankton About lit 000 persons ire ex- in attend the show Friday and day PONCA CTTY m City police officer who reported fight ft GRAND A FttsW Wort Colo IM Minutes after the Senate had acted Benson issued a voicing deep disappointment and Farmers have a to be the lull docs not give them the Sound help they have expected and R said he was voting for the as the one way to get some relief fur the American farmer Sen Aiken called the measure this and would be a disservice to the farm ers if it should be enacted into law In Rent Sen B Johnson nt said was n best in of farmers leader Martin of Massachusetts termed the a many dored ard like the play of the same name it is intended to be Rep Hope of Kansas OOP of the House Committee who split with the administration on the hill said the only way ran do anything year to the dmp in farm tw is to this run ami
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