Kokomo Tribune, April 25, 1956

Kokomo Tribune

April 25, 1956

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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - April 25, 1956, Kokomo, Indiana THE KOKOMO TRIBUNE 202 THE KOKOMO DISPATCH APRIL TWENTYSIX PAGES SEVEN CENTS PER COPY Request For Transfer Of Ditch Fund Money Denied By Councilmen By KEN ATWELL The Board of County Commis sioners was faced witii a kingsize problem Wednesday What to do with the 22 residents of the How ard County farm home That problem was placed square ly in the boards hands Wednes day when the Howard County Coun cil rejected on second reading a request for transfer of from the cumulative ditch fund to the county home That together with 750 received from the sale of the old county farm home on West Jef ferson was to be used to construct a new county farm which reportedly would cost about The commissioners were also Fe questing that the be trans ferred from the county home fund to a working but when the council rejected the trans the other amount remained in In vetoing request for transfer of ditch the council indicated that it would favor the county plac ing its indigents hi private or nurs ing homes or building a new coun ty home that would cost no more than Mention also was made that the 22 residents at the county home might be placed in a county home in some adjoining Commissioners Wayne Glenn Ritchey and Hurshel Jacobs were not certain what their next step would Powell and Jacobs did not attend the Wednesday ses sion of the although Ritchey was on All three were at the Tuesday when the council rejected the transfer request on first reading by a six toone The vote Wednesday was unanimously in favor of a mo tion to disallow the Only Council President John Ortman had voted no on the motion but he indicated at that time that be reserved the right to change his vote on second Commissioners Powell and Jacobs were not pleased with the councils action Tuesday afternoon and indicated that they were a bit weary over the county home Ritchey said Wednesday that he had come back to the meeting be cause he had been thinking about what one of the Councilmen Carl Bryant had said Tuesday about exploring the possibility of build ing a new home that wouldnt be as large as htat Bryant also indicated that he wotfld con sider a building that would cost in the neighborhood of Councilman Carroll Odom also said that he opposed the new build ing because the cost was too Odom said that when construction of a new building had been first mentioned to the the com missioners had said they hoped Glance Inside Editorials Lawrence Column 4 Alsop Column Edson Column Deaths 2 Hospital Notes Births 8 Classified Ads Comics Radio Programs News for Women Sports Theater News TV Programs Tipton News Peru News Todays Chuckle Your wife says you have her terrorized But Honor I do not ask you this in my of ficial but as man to Your Honor Whats your secret Indiana Weather Kokomo Is in Zone 4 Indiana Zone Forecasts 1 and 2 Cloudy with a few showers and turning cooler to night Thursday cloudy and cooler with chance Low tonight 4 and Thursday cloudy and cooler with scattered light Low to night 6 and with a few showers and cooler to Low tonight Friday outlook Partly cloudy and a little warmer TRIBUNE WEATHER REPORT For 24hour period ending 5 Tuesday 53 mini At 1 Wednesday 53 Reading April 1955 Maxi 68 Sun sets Wednesday at Sun rises Thursday at build it with received from sale of the old At that Odom a majority of the cbuncilmen had been favorable to the of a new the was hi the neighborhood of what the old home sold He that the proto start all over again and see what posed cost was about more could be that he thought it was too That would mean that different architects would be called in to to tfie COSt also Continutd en Column 4 Roaring Fire Razes Old Hotel II A roaring fire destroyed the centuryold Car ver biggest in this early today and hours later police frantically sought to con tact three guests officially listed as The list of missing had been cut from an original total of seven asj morning that he thought the best four men reported had es thing for the commissioners to if they wanted a new was was voiced by Councilmen James Homer Middles Montel LaVaiighn Hawkins and Hawkins told Ritchey Wednesday and that he thought much The objection City Council To Consider Annexation of Several Areas Kokomo councilmen will consid er expanding the citys cor porate limits by several hundred acres when it receives a sweep ing annexation recommendation from the Plan Commission at a session Monday In the planners made at request of large tracts in the current fringe area are advised for addition to the The land at the west and northeast of the present city boun To come in under the recom mendation would be Terrace Gar Rainbow Village and Rain bow the American Legion Gold Course and the Russell Ellis the 50acre Chrysler Corpor ation plant site and the large Har ris farm an to the south and southeast of the Greenbriar Subdivision west of the city on the south of Sycamore Road and west of Jo seph Bon Air School Sub division in the northeast adjacent to that school about 100 acres of Aldridge Construction Service land at the southwest cor ner of Lincoln Road and 31 city and land on which Hanks Supermarket and The Mer many residential chandise Mart is located as well as several farms in that general That entire area bordered by Ko komo Creek on the Lincoln road on the Lafontaine Street on the east and Washington Street on the north of the tract which includes Terrace Gar Continued on Column 6 Ike Rejects Adlais Ban Of Bomb Test caped safely from the blazing 105 room But Police Chief Mike who had been opti mistic that all guests would be found admitted Were worried about three We have been unable to find any trace of Chief Evan said the guests un accounted for had registered as Jeffer 619 Carlisle 322 Storer listed as an em ploye of Goodrich Rubber Steel Breaks All Its Records NEW YORK board chairman Roger Blough of United States Steel sees no general price rise in steel at the he has left the door open to further consideration of this The broadcast appeals asked each of these men to contact War ren police Police were attempting to check their families to see whether the men bad reported to then One hotel guest and one would be rescuer were hospitalized for At least five other guests were treated for shock or minor Steel at cents a pound is i lowpriced he told newsmen Tuesday after big steel reported it had broken rec ords for net sales and production in the first Profits are low in the light of our1 operating Blough He added that under present tax regular depreciation yields The fourstory brick far from enough money to replace structure facilities worn out in burned almost to the ground in furious fire that was discov ered shortly before Six ty five guests were registered in the hotel at the Chief Evan said Night Clerk Edgar Bellman Raymond Rogers and Harold a bar Conrinutd on Column 2 Eisenhower Wins Popularity Vote In Pennsylvania Tops Other Polls By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS President Eisenhower won a Pennsylvania popularity contest rath Democrat Adlai Stevenson by a comfortable margin The President also won sweeping Republican endorsement in Mas sachusetts and was ahead on scanty returns in Stevenson trailed a Democratic favorite son Mc Massachusetts and took a slight over Estes Kefauver in Alaskas Democratic preference Latest counts showed PENNSYLVANIA Presidential poll of cincts Stevenson Kefauv er writein precincts Ei senhower Knowland RCalif MASSACHUSETTS precincts of including all of Boston Ke Fauver Stevenson Dever Eisenhower Har riman Kennedy Lausche McCormack Symington Truman precincts of including aU of Boston Ei senhower Herter Nixon ALASKA 41 precincts Stevenson Kefauver Eisenhower Knowland Voters displayed relatively little interest in two of the three con The turnout ranged from an estimated 25 per cent of eligible voters in Pennsylvania to 10 per cent in A heavy vote was reported in Alaska but counting was slowed by complicated ballots and vast distances i In Republican State Chairman Miles Horst called the Eisenhower vote a resound ing endorsement of the national James Stevensons campaign said the Ste venson vania and Massachusetts meant Stevenson did exceedingly far exceeding our Finnegan spoke as returns were coming in early He noted that Stephensons failed to get any substantial grass roots The President was opposed only A NECKTIE FOR IKE President Eisenhower holds old Michael Aughinbaughat April 24 after youngster handed the President a necktie in gift box as Ike left the polling place where he was first voter in his adopted county near his The President was accompanied by Adams County Republican chairman Ralph AP Wirephoto nominally by who was on the ballot against the senators own Kefauver made no ef fort to oppose Stevenson on the Democratic The state chairmen of both par ties had called for heavy votes of confidence for each candidate from their respective Vot ers couldnt cross party Pennsylvanians also picked a 74 vote Democratic delegation and a 70vote GOP group for the respec tive national Both groups are unpledged to any can didate but the Republican dele gates back solidly and the Democratic delegation was ex pected to support In the Massachusetts none of the presidential candidates names was printed on the and some mmbers both par ties wrote hi the names of candi dates on the other Eisenhow er swept the GOP side in the pref erence and got Democratic writeins Neither Stevenson nor Kefauver Continued on Column 6 The he Is that of price is needed to yield of income for purposes of deprecia he is mainly the result of inflation and were as much opposed to inflation as any As far as labor prospects are Blough said he had re ceived no formal wage demands from the union but he judged from published reports that the total package of demands would be prohibitively Were always hopeful that we can work out a reasonable agree Negotiations may start May The board of directors declared a dividend of 65 cents a common payable June 9 to holders of record May the same as de clared in January and Net income for the quarter was equal to a topping the previous first quarter record established last year which was or a adjusted for a 2forl stock It did not quite match the record net income for any This was earned in the sec ond quarter last The recent J a n u a r yMarch period was the biggest production quarter in the industrys Steel operated at 98 per cent of capacity in the first quarter and produced tons of in gots compared with the previous record of 9 million tons in the fourth quarter last The corporation sold 080 in products and services during the first beating the previ ous record of set in 1955 second Says Near Reds In Armor BULGANIN IN GREETING BEFORE BLAST Russian Premier Nikolai Bulganin holds hands in prayerlike attitude of greet ing at April 23 before meeting with Labor Party leaders at which Communist Party chief Nikita Khrushchev boasted of Russian He talked tough and shocked many dimming hopes for any solid BritishSoviet agreement on world AP Wirephoto via radio from London British Extend Talks on World Problems By WILLIAM RYAN LONDON and British leaders decreed today an llth hour reprieve for their talks on urgent world Hopes rose for at least a small measure of agree Soviet Premier Nikolai Bulgan in and Communist party chief Ni kita Khrushchev looked thought ful and solemn as they left 10 Downing after what was to have been their last session with Prime Minister But Eden smiled Both sides had sent their top negotiating teams into action to try to break the deadlocks and narrow the differences on the problems of the Middle dis trade and culturalcon German reunification and European Neither side wanted the talks to end in complete and there was speculation that at an over time meeting late today the Rus Russell Says He Is Confident Soil Bank Program Will Be Adopted By EDWIN HAAKINSON WASHINGTON Russell DGa said today he is confi dent there will be a soil bank pro gram adopted by the Congress Ms He made this comment as he asked Secretary of Agriculture Benson to appear at a hearing of he Senate Appropriations subcom mittee handlingthe annual farm money who heads the subcom said he would question Benson and other Eisenhower ad BUU ministration officials about a coming around to that House Democratic proposal to vote for sofl bank pay ments this The soil bank Presi dent Eisenhowers major 1956 farm contem plates paying subsidies to farmers who agree to remove from pro duction land they otherwise would plant to crops already in Many key Democrats have ar gued that if Congress votes the Benson can put a soil bank program into operation un der authority of a 20yearold soil conservation Benson disputes saying new authority is rer and there were indications that some Democrats at least are The soft bank was included in a catchall farm bill which Eisen hower vetoed last week on grounds that high price supports Todays News Briefs and other provisions it contained would nullify the benefits he says will come from a soil He asked Congress to approve quickly a simple soil bank and a number of Congress mem bers have introduced such legisla Chairman EUender DLa of the Senate Agriculture Committee said in a separate interview that I Hunk the Senate should wait and see what the House does He added After there are ConthHMtf en Column J WASHINGTON SI President Eisenhower said today he believes the United States is somewhere around the position of the Soviet Union in the development of guid ed Eisenhower made the statement at a news conference in replying to questions dealing with the as sertion by Kremlin leader Nikita Khruschchev that Russia soon will have a hydrogen bomb missile ca pable of striking at any part of the Eisenhower at the same time rejected suggestions by Adlai Ste venson and others that this coun try halt its tests of hydrogen A new test is scheduled hi the Pacific next While refusing to comment spe cifically on the proposal by Ste a candidate for the Dem ocratic presidential Eisenhower said it was a bit par when we are working as bard as we can on development of guided for anyone to advocate halting Hbomb The President said he wishes the money spent on such pro grams could be channeled to peaceful that in con ducting the tests the United States is not simply trying to come up with what he termed a bigger bang than some other But research in nuclear weap ons fields without tests is useless and a waste of Eisenhow er He added that as long as it is necessary to get into the sians might offer a package fieW il should done right As for Khrushchevs statement that the Soviet Union soon will have a guided missile with an H bomb Eisenhower said he sees no the Russian would make a mistatement on a matter like He added that he did not accuse him of doing the President went on to say there is a very big difference between the capacity to turn out such weapons and the actual pro duction of efficient instruments of as to his evaluation of the relative positions of the United States and Russia in the guided missile and related the President said he believes that we are somewhere around the posi tion of the Near the outset of the confer cultural and tourist contacts across the Iron The prospect that the visit might still result in some substannow visiting EastWest dif a slight boost from a talk Khrushchev had Tues tial narrowing of ferences received day night President with Harold Eisenhowers special adviser on Stassen and Khrushchev got to gether in an anteroom barely re moved from the hubbub of a Soviet reception at fashionable Claridges They talked two all about disarmament and nothing Stassen Stassen wouldnt tell reporters whether they made any progress on disarmament but he added I am going to report to the President tonight just what he ConriniMd on Column S cooperation in the Middle East for increased BritishSoviet trade anc cultural From the Prime Ministers resi Bulganin and Khrushchev hurried to a luncheon with Foreign Secretary Selwyn There still was a possibility of an additional session only 24 hours before Bulganin and Khrushechev are scheduled to leave for A Foreign Office communique issued after this mornings two hour session did not list the sub jects but it was con sidered significant that Peter president of the Board of hurried to Edens residence about a half hour before the talks The explosive Middle East situ ation and Soviet arms sales to the Arabs have been the chief issue raised by the The in response to a sians are pushing for EastWest Eisenhower said he believes no trade in strategic goods and more useful purpose would be served at this time by a visit to this country by Khrushchev and Soviet Pre mier The Russians are The President said be might change his mind under different but now feels that there is very little need for such a visit until something new in the international picture turns Eisenhower said he and the Russian leaders had a very thor ough discussion of world prob lems at last years summit con ference at The President also dealt with these other matters said in his opinion it would not be in the best interest of the United States to re duce taxes at this He said Continued on Column 3 PHILADELPHIA JVSix children and three women burned to death today when a fastspreading fire gutted a threestory brick home trapping the victims on the second and third floors where they were INDIANAPOLIS ground made field work possible 74 per cent of the time last week but Indiana farmers remained three days behind Purdue and the Agriculture Department reported FRENCH Barr of vice of the Indiana Federation of died today of a heart attack suffered while attending the organizations con vention BtWestinghouse Electric win begin construction late this year of a multimillion dollar plant on a 148 acre tract three miles west of INDIANAPOLIS Indiana Employment Security Divi sion reported today 21 of its 30 offices showed decreases in claims from newly unemployed persons last EAST today sought two gunmen who bound an office manager and robbed the Tri City Beverage of in cash and checks Monday night HELPING HAND IN MANITOBA FLOOD Mayor L Henderson of Portage la takes time out on his tour of flooded areas along Assiniboine river to lend helping hand to dfatrict farmer William holding and as they movelive stoclc from their inundated barn to o higher spot on the Soaked Jeffrey stayed onfarm until livestock was CAP Wirephoto ;