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   Ames Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - July 9, 1958, Ames, Iowa                             7 1 Daily Tribune Officii Amtt Story County Piper AMES IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY 91958 Beirut United Wire Service 7 Americans In Building BEIRUT Lebanon Lei enese rebels today attacked a Beirut apartment house in which seven Americans and a son of President Camille Chfamoun were trapped The attack was beaten back and all escaped injury President Chamouns eldest son Dory and familiesof US em bassy diplomats were in the build ing Dory grabbed a rifle and fired back at the rebels through the windows US embassy political counsel lor Francis Boardman his wife Ann and their daughter Pamela 2Vz huddled in their nightclothes in a lower hallway during the battle Many Feared Wounded Three flights up where the fir ing was more concentrated Point Four counsellor Steven P Dorsey his wife and their two daughters Gwenn 14 and Charlotte 11 took refuge The attack shattered windows on the upper stories chipped masonry and brickwork and left a concrete grill pockmarked with bullet holes A gendarme who had been fir ing back at the rebels from the roof later showed the Dorsey girls where a bullet had creased his helmet The steady chatter of rifle arid automatic weapons fire was broken frequenlty by the heavier thud of exploding rifle grenades and 75millimeter shells from tank and armored car guns There were no reliable1 reports of casualties although unofficial reports said 25 persons were wounded Heavy fighting was reported meanwhile in the northern por city of Tripoli End Bridge Battle Officials of the Iraq Petroleum Co said the army used tanks anc armored cars to beat off a deter mined rebel attack on the com panys pipelme terminus eigh miles north of the center of Tripoli They reported no dam age The Lebanese army beat off in a two hour battle another rebel MOSQUITO SPHAVINGSCAT Scouts worked Tuesday spraying ponds of water in Ames with granulated DDT to kill mosquito larvae Arlo Ledet SCAT Scout said Ames faces a serious problem unless the larvae that are maturing are killed immediately Trib une Wisconsin Demo Questions Miltons Use of Army Planes attack on the critical Bahsad Bridge controlling the route to Beirut Report Industrial Growth In State Expansion In Ames DES MOINES UPI Indus trial growth in Iowa during tht first six months of 1958 created 1035 new job possibilities Ed B Storey Iowa Development Com mission director said today Storey said there were 34 ma jor industrial developments in Iowa from Jan 1 to June 30 Included were 10 new branch plants 12 newly organized 01 home grown industries two in dustries which moved into Iowa from neighboring states and ex pansion program by 10 Iowa man ufacturers Payrolls for the jobs added by the new manufacturing concerns and expanded industries will come to about 4 million dollars a year putting an additional a rnonth into the cash registers of Iowa businesses and trades Storey said Twenty two Iowa towns gain Ing new industries so far this year were Britt Carroll Charles City Clarinda Corning Davenport Denison Des Moines Forest City Guttenberg Lawton Madrid Manning Man son Mason City Muscatine New Hampton Osakloosa Ottumwa Roland Storm Lake and Waterloo Ten Iowa towns getting expan sions were Ames Bettendorf Car roll Cedar Falls Cedar Rapids Creston DeWitt Fairfield Sioux City and Waverly Soviet Students To Visit ISC DES MOINES Ten Polk County families who will host 10 Russian students for five days this month met here Tuesday night to plan for the visit The lowans will give the stu dents who will arrive here by bus July 17 a view of Iowa farm life and also show the Soviets the state capitol and Iowa State Col lege at Ames The group agreed the main thing to show the Russian visitors was the farms If I were visiting in Russia I wouldnt give a hang about their politics Id want to get out and see their farm John Doodhue Carlisle one of the host farmers said WAUSAU Wis UPI top Wisconsin Democrat said today he wants to know who ordered the three military planes that picked up vacationing Dr Milton Eisen hower the Presidents brother Former Wisconsin Democratic Party Chairman Philleo Nash said he hoped the next time Ei senhower visited Wisconsin hed use the same means of transpor tation as thousands of other tour ists Two of the three planes single engined Army craft flew from Ft Sheridan 111 to pick up Ei senhower and his daughter Ruth at Land OLakes Wis Tuesday One plane took the Eisenhowers to Wausau The other took their baggage At Wausau they were met by an Air Force C131 Convair for the trip to Washington Col TJ Ryan 5th Army public Hiway Commission Plans SW Iowa Road Repairs The Iowa Highway Commissions chief engineer said Tuesday after an emergency meeting with offi cials and engineers that there would be no forgotten roads dur ing the repair of flooddamaged highways in seven southwestern Icwa counties Chief Engineer John Butter said repairs would be made on a full speed ahead basis but declined to estimate when the construction would be finished Commission engineers have es timated damage to the primary road system in the seven counties Guthrie Cass Shelbv Montgomery Fremont and at 5525000 The commission announced the speedup after making a tour of the area The cost will be shared equally by the stale and federal government Butter said temporary bridges or runarounds may have to be built at some of the larger bridge sites until engineers can design and let contracts for new struc tures Butter promised mat all roads and bridges in the Nishnabotnc River area would bo repaired or replaced and that none of the area would be forgotten relations officer said the tw planes were sent from St Sheri dan at the request of a presiden tial aid when the Eisenhowers car broke down Army Couriesy Its a simple matter of cour tesy to provide transportation fo a member of the Presidents offi cial household any time he hap pens to be in an Army area Ryan said We didnt think the request ou of order at all he added Lloyd Arnold chief of the Civil Aeronautics Administrations Wau sau office said the Convair pilo told him the flight was not fo public information Arnold said it was not norma for pilots to so advise the CAA but he said it was normal for th CAA to remain silent about mili tary flights The flight eventually was re vealed by a newspaper photogra pher who happend to be atthe airport when the Eisenhowers left In Washington an aide to Ei senhower said the Presidents brother was flown back on gov ernment aircraft because his de layed trip to Central Americahad been rescheduled at a slighUj earlier date than originally plan ned GOP Chairman We dont like the idea of the Presidents relatives using mili tary vehicles for personal travel Nash said We would like to know who ordered our military planes for the personal use of the Presidents brother In Milwaukee Wisconsin Re publican Party Chairman Claude Jasper viewed the situation dif ferently These comemnls made by Democrats dont concern me he said Theyre probably jump ing to conclusions Theyre always looking for issues and if thats the best they can do let them have their way WEATHER WARNING By United Press International The Weather Bureau issued a se vere thunderstorm warning for eastern Iowa today as a low pres sure front moved into the state Forecasters said a few severe thunderstorms with isolated hail and locally damaging winds were expected cast of a line from Leon to McGregor from 2 pm to 9 p m CST Business Here During First Half Better Than Last Year Business activity in Ames ap pears to be following the upward Business cycle surveys show hroughout the state Eddie Wixon manager of the Ames Chamber of Commerce said In genera business has been ood better than the first half of ast year and merchants seem satisfied with the results of the first six months of this year The only real decrease in busi here was with automobile ealers One dealer said his re ceipts are down 570000 from what they were during the first half of 957 Political Fodder One dealer said The local re cession scare was started as poli ical fodder in Washington but into a Frankenstein the poli ticians couldnt handle When peo saw that they were going to keep their jobs they started buying automobiles They didnt buy cars he first part of the year because hey werent sure what their status vould be concerning the reccs ion Savings deposits at Ames banks ave increased during the first six monthsof this year Savings bond ules have increased over last year Budget loans have tripled in the last five years and were better the first half of this year than the first half of 1957 A local home builder said there has been more activity in homo building and buying in Ames the first half of this year than in the last three years He said this is due to several reasons including easier FHA loan requirements A household appliance deaier said his sales have increased sul slantially over the first half of last year Grocery stores also report volume up substantially over 1957 A clothing store said the volume for the first half of the year was slightly under the first half of last year Implement Business Up A local farm implement dealer said business wasnt bad last year but it has been better through June of this year Good farm prices and expanded operations requiring more equipment and larger imple ments are responsible he said Hog prices at an Ames market ranged from SI60 per hundred pounds to S550 per hundred pounds higher during he first half of this year over last At present they are per hundred pounds more than last year at this time Hospital fund Nears Goal The total of funds and pledges collected in the campaign for the expansion of Mary Greeley Memor ial Hospital stood at today The goal of the campaign i 5200000 With a few prospective donors yet to be contacted the campaign committee was confident of push iiig the campaign over the top ac cording A B Beezer Knapp campaign chairman The final report of the campaign will be presented at a luncheon meeting of the workers Tuesday The thanks of the entire com munity go to Beezer Knapp anc Zac Dunlap for the tremendous job they did in guiding the campaign effort to its successful completion Said W S Rupe honorary chair man of the campaign today They worked hard at what at times seemed an impossible job he said Meanwhile city and hospital of ficials were completing final steps in preparing the presentation to State Board of Health officials Tile interview is to be in Des Moines Application for federal costshar ing funds will be made at the Des Moines meeting Red Cross Seeks Funds to Aid Flooded Areas A disaster relief fund appeal has been announced here by Mrs T G Garfield chairman of the West Story County Chapter of the Amer ican Red Cross Mrs Garfield said the fund was being raised to aid families in the AudubonExiraAtlantic area Red Cross volunteers have been providing emergency aid at the scene conducting feeding opera tions and providing shelter for per sons routed from their homes by the flood waters according to Mrs arfield The Red Cross provided 250 cots and 550 blankets along vith other equipment Twentysev 2n disaster workers were sent to he scene Sixteen persons were killed in the floods and 58 injured A total of 31 homes were destroyed and 756 more damaged All told 972 fami ies suffered some loss according to Red Cross officials Red Cross authorities estimate some 510 families will need aid to rebuild or replace their homes for furnishings clothing or for medi cal expenses Mrs Garfield said The cost of the program is esti mated at 5300000 she said The solicitation has the Approval and endorsement of the Ames Com munity Chest president Robert W Stafford said today Contributions should be mailed to West Story County Chapter American Red Cross Ames Korea Bonus Forms AvailableJulyZS State officials report applications or the Korean War bonus will be available July 28 Highway patrolmen reportedly vill deliver the forms to county recorders who will distribute them o service organizations and Kor ean War veterans Anna Reed Story County Re corder said a school will be held n Des Moines July 19 for county ecorders and veteran service or ganizations which will be handling he forms She said each veteran will have o obtain a certified record of his discharge before he can obtain the bonus Officials said the average applications will take about two and onehalf months to process 958 957 Inwa Traffic Fatalities Thruoffh July 8 335 Goldfine Son Doubt That Adams Helped WASHINGTON UPI Bernard Gbldfine and his son H Maxwell toldHouse investigators today that they turned to Presidential Assist ant Sherman Adams for help in a tangle with the Federal Trade Com mission because they did not trust the commission Goldfine and son were dubious however about what good their friend Adams did them The morning session of the House influenceinvestigating subbonimit tee brought Goldfine to the witness stand for the third time Goldfine was ready with wha his aides said were the complete records on 5776000 in uncashed checks held by Goldfine firms since 1941 The subcommittee hac threatened him with contempt if he failed to produce them The sub committee did not get to this phase of the inquiry before it recessec for lunch The subcommittee counsel has suggested some of the bank checks might have gone to federal officials who were too timid to cash them but were willing to use them for collateral in business deals Goldfine has denied that any thing like that ever happened Godlfine said he didnt know why he turned over to Adams a letter he received from the FTC on Dec 4 1953 concern ing the alleged mislabeling viola tions I gave it to him because the letter speaks for itself he said At another point Goldfine said he believed the labeling trouble had been straightened out when he got the Dec 4 letter I had understood that and thats one of the reasons I turned the let ter over to Gov Adams he said The thing that bothered me and my son Goldfine added was what prompted that letter be cause we had understood themat ter had been settled already i has been straightened out v Police meanwhile u g g e s t e that four persons undergo lie de tector tests in connection with the eavesdropping at Goldfines hote headquarters and the alleged thef of papers SEVEN Regents to Ask GOP To Back LongRange Iowa College Program To Spray Cooks Quarry Road For Dust Thursday The Story County Road Depart ment and the Iowa Highway Com mission will cooperate in a projecl Thursday to attempt to keep dusl down on four and onehalf miles of gravel road near Cooks Quarry northeast of Ames Some 12000 gallons of spent sul fite liquor has been purchased by the research division of the High way Commission and will be spray ed on the road leading by the Izaak Waltoa League Park County equipment will be used to apply the sulfite liquor which will be mixed with water at the quarry Mark Morris Highway Commis sion research engineer said the so lution was applied on the road last fail and appeared to be effective for about two months He said there is no visible change in the appearance of the road except the lack of dust Morris said the use of spent sul fite liquor a waste product of the paper industry is relatively new In Iowa because of the costs of transportation He said a new method of concentrating the liquid nas been devised so it can be ship ped longer distances Award County Road Contract Tuesday Concrete Materials Co Cedar Rapids received a 535430 contract Tuesday to furnish and haul 17500 ons of rolled stone base rock for he shoulders of 35 miles of asphal tic pavement in Story County The 35 miles of work includes one and onefourth miles north of Story City four miles from Mc Callsburg west then south to Ne vada for six miles south from he 4H grounds for five miles nine and onehalf miles to Max well from two miles east of Ne vada two miles east from Iowa 15 north of Collins one mile from Slater west to the Boone County ine four and onehalf miles into from two miles west of Nevada Sam Steigerwalt county engin eer said contracts for all of the vork have not been let He said he next letting for county road sur acing will be July 22 Building Needs to Be Considered DES MOINES Iowa Board of Regents already on rec ord as favoring substantial pay increases for teachers at the states taxsupported colleges will take up consideration of college building needs during its meeting here Thursday and Friday The Regents will hear requests from the presidents of Iowa State and Iowa State Teachers College as to their building needs during the 195961 fiscal period A study of needs for new and expanded programs at the state colleges also will be made Requests In June The presentation of the schools requests began last month and should be finished this week be fore the Regents take a one month summer vacation No meeting was scheduled for August The Regents will decide after hearing money requests from the heads of all six Board of Regenl institutions how much to ask the next Legislature for in order to run the institutions during the 195961 fiscal period Regent officials last month gave tentative approval to requests for more than 38 million dollars a year in funds for the threetaxsupported colleges The funds would primarily pay teach ers salaries The Regents approved the for mula by which the presidents O lowa State Iowa and Iowa State Teachers arrived at their requests The formula was based on the proposition that the colleges shoulc attain third place among com parable Midwest institutions and stay there through 1961 Sharp Pay Raises Any changes in the amount of money for operating Junds the Regents finally approve shall be small because they have approved the formula by totals were figured Other items of business during this weeks meeting were 1 Study of a report by college representatives who investigated the possibility of a twoyear col lege annex at Ottumwa 2 A report of the group studying the controversial married student lousing situation at the University of Iowa 3 Election of a president of the iowa Board of Regents to replace Harry Hagemann Waverly Naval Base Annex The committee of college repre sentatives filed a report with the last month concerning heir onthespot investigation of acilities for a college annex at the Ottumwa Naval Base to supple ment the three colleges Plan to Appear Before PreConventioii Hearing DES MOINES Iowa Board of Regents plans to ask for the backing of the Iowa Republi can Party in its drive for a long range building program at the three statesupported colleges it was learned today The Regents outlined their re quest for support in a letter to GOP Party Chairman LL Jurge meyer Clinton this week The Three step resolution which the Regents hope to have the Repub licans adopt will be presented orally this weekend Resolutions Committee Regent officials probably will present the program In person be RADIO INTERFERENCE NEW YORK disturbances presumably caused y eruptions on the sun disrupted communications throughout he world Tuesday and early to day The heaviest interference was across the Atlantic from New York to Europe and the Middle ast Today V Local Weather Noon Temperature 80 Humidity 68 per cent Extremes Past 24 Hours Low 68 5 am High 84 4 pm Trace of Moisture AMES Partly cloudy cooler tonight Partly cloudy Thurs day Low tonight upper 50s High Thursday anrand 80 FTVEDAY FORECAST Temperatures through next Monday will continue on the cool side with only minor day today changes and averaging 36 degrees below normal Nor mal high upper 80s Normal low In lower 60s Occasional showers un d e r storms through the next five will average to 1 inch Murray Cites Need at ion WASHINGTON Wil liarii G Murray the Republican candidate for governor saidTueS day night the governor can no wave a wand andmake all the changes he wants in Iowa law Murray an Iowa State College professorsaid the governor inus cooperate with 158 legislators to get changes made The professor who will oppose Gov Herschel C Loveless in the November general election aaic he expected the Republicans to control both houses of the next Legislature He pledged to consult with leg islators o n programs because any other procedure results only in a stalemate in the affairs of state He was indirectly re ferring to the fight between Love ess and the Republican Legisla ture last year which led to the veto of the Legislatures tax and capital appropriations bills SUGAR TRUCK CRASHES DENISON Iowa Lee Williams 40 Julesburg Coloi was killed here today when the semitrailer truck he was driving went out of control on U S 30 and plunged into the Boyer River Crawford County Coroner Harry VTaxwell said Williams was crush ed in the cab of the truck The truck was loaded with sugar MinisterAuthor Is Speaker At Presbyterian Meeting Here 118 IN WEST NEW YORK UPI Highest empcrature reported in the na ion Tuesday was 118 degrees at Blythe Calif and Yuma Ariz he US Weather Bureau said to day The lowest recorded this morning was 36 at Fraser Colo The author of several books on eligion and pastor to a congrega ion of 3000 will speak here Thurs iay on Psychology and Religion Dr John A Redhead Jr who vrote Letting God Help You Getting to Know God and Learning to Have Faith will lose the fourday meeting of the owa Presbyterian Synod here His peech is scheduled for am Great Hall Memorial Union The public has been invited Dr Redhead is pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Greensboro NC The church has about 3000 members Dr Redhead began his series of talks Tuesday with Variety in Re ligious Experience and The Pro blem of Evil today A communion service was held Mqnday to open the Synod meeting The Rev E W Remley minister of Collegiate ChurJi here was host pastor and he Arthur Morteron of Fort Dodge presided During the convention the state group has elected a read the minutes of previous meet ings read papers on Christian Edu cation and promotion and conduct ed other business In fact said one church offi cian you could call it a large business meeting It is open to ministers and laymen of the Pres byterian churches of Iowa A typical program was like to day 8 am devotional meeting 911 am seminars am convocation hour pm after noon prayer meeting pm trustees report financial survey capital funds campaign report ecumenical missions report and Iowa Council of Churches report until pm A report on the merger and consolidation for Synod council and a Christian Education report closed todays session The Rev John Wimberly devo tions leader spoke today on Wisp as Serpents Thursday he will talk on A Question Resolved Rev Wimbeily is a graduate of Park College and has served in Grand Rapids Mich fore the GOP preconvention olutions committee which will meet here Saturday and The proposal called for GOP backing of the Regents plan to 1 Boost salaries to college teachers to attract and hold competent teaching and research personnel 2 Ask for immediate state appropriations 1 a r g e enough to meet current critical needs for college buildings 3 Inaugurate a longrange plan for financing educational buildings t the state About 15 other special groups were expected to present their drafts of proposed resolutions for action by the state convention which will meet here July 18 The eight man pre convention resolutions committee win the various proposals and then turn over its recommendations to the regular resolutions committee picked when the delegates tothe state convention arrive here David Dancer secretary of the Board of Regents said iu his let terto Jurgemeyer the regenta would like to present andampli fy the major issues of widespread publio regarding the fu ture of the states colleges Future Involved The future of Iowa is depend ent on trained and competent leaders at all levels if the state is to maintain and improve its present position among other states tancer said He said the number of young lowans who will qualify for a col lege education double within the years immediately ahead Opportunity for higher education will be for many these institutions are provided with Increased support The building needs in these in stitutions are great and urgent Dancer said He said 20 per cent of the classroom and laboratory space at Iowa State College the University of Iowa and Iowa State Teachers College was tempo obsolete or hazardous Earlier the Regents advocated a 68 million dollar longrange building program for the next 10 years FiveSchool Districts Fije Merger Papers JUve Stoxy county iriota filed peti tions Tuesday night and this morn ing with county school superinten dent E P Schlndlei Board members pi the Gala Community and Fernald Consolv dated School Districts iiled paperi after 11 pm Tuesday tor merging xth into one A petition was filed about 9 am today to reorganize the Ne vada School Township and Shipley Consolidated School Districts with he Nevada Community4 School District An earlier petition for merging Colo part of Fernald Richland and Sherman Township Districts s turned down Monday night by he county board of education The Doard said the petition was dis qualified because of the legal vari ances with state law Papers for the FernaldColo re organization were filed by Roger ward of education Galen H Wil Hopkins president of the Colo son member of the Fernald board of education and Lynn M Rey nolds president of the Fernald soard Ralph Padellford president ol he Nevada Community board of education Ivin Elliott president if the Shipley board and Ray xunsberry president of the Ne School Township board filed papers for the reorganization of heir districts Schindler said all districts far exceeded the number of signatur es needed Each district involved must have the signatures of 20 per cent of its qualified voters on he petition BAND CONCERT THURSDAY Last weeks Municipal Band con cert which was rained out will be performed Thursday at 8 p m in he Band Shell Featured on the program will be Mark Lundy ventriloquist Carl Snydcr bass soloist and dance numbers by students of Ann Dirk sen   

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