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   Daily Globe (Newspaper) - December 6, 1957, Ironwood, Michigan                                TEN IRONWOOD DAILY GLOBE, IRONWOOD, MICH. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1957. Aircraft and Missile Issues Lead Mart Down If' A the stock market Hospital Notes GRAND VIEW. Admitted Thurs- day: Earl Nowatney, 108 Maple St.'. Hurley, Mrs. J. Russell Ma- son, East Aver Street, William Kcclon, 218 E. Harding A'.e., me- j dical. Discharged Thursday: Mrs. John Keikkila and baby. Mrs. John H. _____ Green, Bessemer: Gene Irvin, "ironwood for Hurley; C. Lester Goodwin. Iron-1 revenues, which this year totals wood. was started December DIVINE INFANT. Wakeficld. I 3 and a total has been Tax Collections Are Started Here Collection of the 1957 tax levy Births Admitted Wednesday: C h a r 1 e s i collected to date. Marchlik. Ironwood. Mrs. Bertha i A of S609.348.74 remains to sile issues led _ lower today following failure oi: Mrs. Louise jbe paid by city taxpayers on the the %'anguard test satellite launch- Savitski. Bessemer. Tito Andrini, llev.v which was increased by Ironwood. medical: Thomas Spra- i 438.69 over last year's levy. j Ironwood surgery: admitted' School taxes were responsible Hcdman. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hcdman, Montreal, a son today at Twin City Hospital. Majava. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Majava, Bruce Crossing, a son Dec. 4 at the Divine Infant Hos- pital, Wakefield. Domitrovich. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Domitrovich Jr.. Ontonagon, a son Gerald Francis, Dec. 2 at Ontonagon Memorial Hospital. Thursday- Dennis I year. The increase is attributed, tracto- in the Vanguard project Higgms, Steve Wmkowski, Mrs. at least in part, to the budget ad- leVs IhanSl 'William Lillvis, Mrs. Louise for the Ironwood School dis- 'motors. metals, rails. 1 ski, Bessemer: Mrs. Marie Me-! for 1957-58 which was increas- most ouTweVc Donald. Mrs. Frank Jasczak, Tito I ed by 30 over the actual flosses did not run beyond Frank jwr. rhe ticker tape fell behind floor! msactions shortly after the sat- C I ite failure news hit the market.! IfTlQ ere was a great deal of churn- IvCjUl I IU JCQI Li I iFor More Bodies point. The ticker tape fell behind floor transac ellite There ing around but losses were not too j severe. The tape quickly caught' up with floor transactions. General Dynamics, Grumman. United Aircraft and General Tire suffered declines ol less than a j point, crease of S3.650 from last year j while the county levy increased by Broken down for the two years the tax figures are as follows: County lax this year, last S192.79l.91; County road tax Ithis year, last i school tax this year, last VILLA RICA. Ga. OP, Grim- i Taxpayers are reminded that the the _......._______ _____ __........._, January 51 in Baltimore and Ohio and I biackened wreckage left" by a ter-; 20. After that date the tax fee is nearly S2 in New York Central. Il-irilic gas explosion and fire in this to four percent of the linois" Central and Southern Pa- northwest Georgia town of 3.500. Itax levy. were down about half s. doi- Half a block was leveled by the I jar, blast Thursday. Twelve persons] Chrvsler, which i? involved in I were known to have been killed' n.iia I u. .j. i _ The rail group, one of the weak-i faced men resumed the search for I deadline for paying taxes at st, showed losses of more than additional bodies today in the Clt.v treasurer's office is Jam missile work with the Jupiter, fell a major fraction. Other motors held about unchanged. and about 20 injured. The town was without gas serv- ice, and pcopk- were warned not A big loss of more than S6 was to turn on appliances, igh priced Interna- j The tragedy was the whole suffered by high priced t tional Business Machines. It wasjtoxvn's. involved in the Vanguard project There was a boy who broke n through a calculation center tooth in school and went to the which was to trace the satellite's dentist's office and died; a nurse flight I kept on working after the U." S. government bonds contin- i bodies of her brother and father ued their rally from Wednesday's losses. Stock Market QUOTATIONS YORK [fi Stock List: Allli Chal 241. Kennecott AM Can Krc-sge, SS 23H Am IiJoiors t-OK Glass 72 Am Had LigK Mr B73i Am Tel Tel 167 Mack Trk 22Va Armour Co 12 Mend Cp 37 -Monsan Ch 35 Mont Ward 31 Motor Pd 37 Murray Cp 21 Nat Cash R 53'V Nat Dairy K "T Central 35% Nor Pac 35 Penney, JC S4% Pa HR Phelps D Phill Pet 41 Pure Oil 33 RCA Rcpub Stl Sears Hocb Shell Oil Sinclair Socony Sou Pac Sou Ry SO Sperry Rd Sti Brand 42'. Std Oil Ca! 48'i Std OH Ind 3B3. Sid Oil N J 51 Texas Co 65 Un Carbide 957i Un Pac U S Rub 35 were brought in; the people who visited a dime store to buy Christ- mas ornaments and were carried out later on stretchers. The explosion demolished a drugstore. shop. 10-cent store, jewelry and florist shop and a second-floor dentist's office. It was attributed by Asst. Police Chief H. G. Black to a faulty gas line in the basement of the drug- store. Oscar Hixon, superintendent of the municipally owned gas sys- tem, was working on the line at Bait Oh 24W Belb Steel Bnggs Ml Burroughs 31 Cslum H 10 Can Drv Cdn Pac Case, JI Ches Oh SO Chrysler 56 Cities Svc 52H Comw Ed Cont Can 41 Copper Rns 20 Hi Curtiss VTr 26Va Chem STU Du Pont East Erie RE Ford Mot 40 F.-eepl Su! "CH, Grn Klcc 533, Motors So3; 36 Goodrich 64.si Goodvcar SB't G: Ivo Rv HI Cent Inland Stl Intcriak Ir Int Bus Mch 316 Int. Harv In! Nick 75 Johns Man 35 'i TJ S Steel 53Vi West Un Tel Woolworth Zenith Rad 134 CHICAGO LIVESTOCK CHICAGO 151 CUSDA) Sal- able hogs moderately ac- tive, uneven; steady to 25 higher on butchers; sows steady: No 1 butchers under 230 Ibs lacking; relatively few 1-2 lots these weights "in receipts; 2-3 190-230 Ib butchers 18.00-18.50; mostly 18.25 18.60- 18.75: the time and killed were O. was killed. Also T. Dyer and his son Johnny, who were working with Hixon. Ray Tyson, 39. a clerk in the drugstore, said he was behind the soda fountain when the explosion came about 11 a.m. "1 thought a bomb had hit the place." he said, "But I knew it was gas. We had been smelling gas for a day or two." Hundreds of rescue workers from other communities rushed to the scene. Volunteers, police and firemen came from as far away as Atlanta, 37 miles east of Villa Rica. Parents Aid Rink Project Officers of the Sleight School PTA reported a good response was received from parents in the re- quest for aid in the outdoor skat- ing rink project at the school. About 30 fathers attended a meet- ing at the school Thursday night during which final plans on t h e rink project were discussed. A building has been donated by the William J. and Maurice Olson Co. which will be used for a warm- ing shelter. A work bee is sched- uled at Sunday when the group will meet at the school to travel to Pine Lake, where the building is located, and return it to the school grounds. Plans for parent and student su- pervision of the rink were discus- sed and are to be completed for the opening date. All fathers of Sleight children interested in aid- ing in Sunday's project are request- ed to be at the school at the scheduled time. Will Continue To Help, Pay His Debt, Too DETROIT W) Julian Herman- owski, a man whose heart was big- ger than his pocketbook, pledged today to continue helping refugees from to pav off his debts. The 56-year-old nightwatchman, who told a bankruptcy court re- cently that he had helped 293 Po- lish displaced persons to come to the United States, took Referee Harry G. Hackett S443.75 Thursday to apply on his bills. He said 80 persons had contributed after reading of his plight in newspa- pers. Hermanowski. who said he ap- plied S41 of his S67 weekly pay to his debts, had an itemized account of his contributions and insisted he'd pay back the donations later on. Hermanowski applied to bank- ruptcy court when he found him- self unable to repay he had borrowed to help bring displaced persons from Europe. Herman- owski said he spent five 3rears in Nazi concentration camps in Ger- many and when liberated in 1945 found his family had been wiped out. He came to Detroit in 1950 and said since then he had helped fi- nance other displaced persons seeking to reach the Unitd States. Masons Slate Annual Party Minerva Chapter No. 122, Royal Arch Masons, will have its annual Christmas party Saturday evening at the Bessemer Masonic Temple. The party will begin at with the serving of a potluck supper which will be followed by a pro- gram and dancing, for which mu- sic will be furnished by a local orchestra. All Royal Arch Masons and vi- siting members and their wives and friends are invited to attend. All those attending are asked to bring something for the dinner and a 50 cent gift to be exchanged when Santa Claus arrives. Members of the committee in charge of the party are Swen Ek- strom, chairman. Dr. C. W. Fre- drickson. Hans Romstad, William Baird, Ted Johnson, Oscar Maki, Miles Kaliher and Norman Dah- len. Californian Is Sentenced BESSEMER William David Moore, 20, of Torrence. Cal., was sentenced, yesterday afternoon, by Judge RobeVt R. Wright, in Gogeb- ic County Circuit Court, to proba- tion for two years, a period of not in excess of one year to be spent at the Pugsley Probation Camp at Kmgsley. Mich. Upon arraignment before Judge Wright, on November 21, Moore en- Funerals Lions Collect Deer Skins Members of the Hurley Lions Club are planning to collect deer skins as part of a drive to raise funds for its sight conservation program. Deer hunters who plan to dis- card skins and are willing to do- nate them to the Lions Club are asked to leave them at Saari's Service Station in Montreal or no- tify Dr. T. R. Lepore, club presi- dent, whose telephone number is 388. Dr. Lepore will make arrange- ments to have the skins picked up. LEO B. ARCHAMBEAU Funeral services lor Leo B. Arch- ambeau. 52, former Ironwood resi- dent who died Monday at Green Bay were held ihis morning at the St. Ambrose Catholic church wish the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Joseph Seifert officiating. Interment was at River- side Cemetery. Pallbearers were Carl Johnson, Norman Johnson Sr., Oscar Ander- son, Larry Boyer, Rudolph Egi- zi, and Walter Visavotti. Out of town persons attending the rites included Mrs. Leo Arch- ambcau and son, Joseph, Green Bay; Mr. and Mrs. Ledger Arch- ambeau, Mrs. Joseph Beauchamp. Iron Mountain; Mrs. Ralph Kemps. Minneapolis; Francis For- molo, Chicago. ALFRED RITOLA Funeral services for Alfred Ritola, 75, of Iron Belt, were held Thursday afternoon at the Jelin- ski Funeral Home at Hurley with 18.75: around 200 head at the Rev. C. L. Harries officiating. Burial was at Hillside Cemetery, arouiiu neau ai tcrKmect township, during the dav- nothing available such as sold for Novomb' 1G. Jfc. I time of November 1G, with the in- tent to commil larcenv. THE WEATHER 18.75 to 19.00; on Thursday's 2-3 240-260 Ib 17.40-17.90: a few lots mostly 2s 240-250 Ib 18.00; 2-3 260- 290 Ibs 17.00-17.50: a few head around 300 Ibs 16.75; 1-3 375-550 Ib sows in sizable lots 14.00-15.00; small volume' 325-350 Ibs 15.25- 15.50; good clearance. Salable cattle 500: calves 100; iteers and heifers slow in a typi- cal Friday cleanup trade; prices generally steady to weak; cows fairly active and steady; bulls and vcalurs steady: stackers and feed- ers scarce unchanged: a part load DETROIT is the five- 365 Ib prime steers 23.00; several j day Michigan forecast: TEMPBItATC'KES IX IIIONWOOD Friday, llcccmbrr fi, For 24 hr. period ending .it 12 Noon. 2 a.m. 2B 10 p m. 28! H n.rn. 4 p.m. fi p.m. H p.m. 28' 8 am. 2 ,i.m. .1 in 28' 4 a.m. 25 12 Noon 28 28 B.irometer: B a.m. 29.15; 12 Tv'oon 20.36. Iron Belt. Pallbearers were Sam and Aug- ust Kangas, "William and A r v o Kallio, Jack Wakkinen and Char- les Hanson. Out of town persons attending the services included Mr. and Mrs. Swande Soine and children Karen and Robert of Marengo, Mrs. John Bmunson of Port Huron. Mich., Mr. and Mrs. Richard Divine of Chi- 27 cago, Mrs. Anita Helskc and chil- 28 dren Miina and Erik of Superior lots good and choice steers and heifers 22.50-22.75; utility and com- mercial cows 14.50-16.25; a few cannert, and cutlers 16.50-18.00; bulk canners and cutters 12.00- 14.25; utility and commercial bulls Temperatures average 2-3 degrees above normal. Normal maximum 37. Normal minimum 25. Cooler Saturday and Sunday. A little warmer Monday and colder again Wednesday. Precipitation good and choice veal- will total about three-quarters of ers 25.00-29.00; standard to low j an inch aK rain or snow Saturday 20.00-24.00; utility down to! and Sunday and again about Tucs- 16.00; culls down to parti day. load good and choice 450 Ib stock I steer calves 23.50; a load of choice I THE WEATHER ELSEWHERE 675 Ib stock steers 23.00. I By THE ASSOCIATED I'll ESS -------_ Albuquerque, cloudy 43 37 CHICAGO PRODUCE Atlanta, cloudy 5S 37 CHICAGO Mercan-j Bismarck, snow 40 21 fcJt Exchange-: Butter steadier: Boston, clear 39 25 receipts 652.000; wholesale buyinK i Chicago, cloudy 51 45 prices JA lower to h. rain 39 31 i-c-ore AA 59'i: 92 A 59'2; 90 B Denver, cloudy 89 C 57. cars 90 B 58J.i: 89 Dos Momcs, cloudy C 50 B 563j; 89C Detroit, cloudy and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Lipske of Upson. Guided Missile Unit Arrives on Formosa TAIPEI, Formosa Wl Vice Adm. Austin K. Doyle today dis- closed a second American guided missile unit has arrived on For- mosa. Like the unit based on the Chi- nese Nationalist island since early May. the new arrivals are equipped with medium range Matador missiles. Matadors can carry nuclear warheads, but there has been no indication that such warheads have been brought to Formosa. Anti-Police Rioting in ,8 Polish Village ti-A no A Eggs easy; receipts- wholt-.sale buying changed to 1 lower; 65 per cent Fort Worth, rain Grand Rapids, (loudy Helena, cloudy 44 40 .VI 48 38 64 64 or Ix-tt'-r A wnitcs mixed 43 j hidutnapolih. lain Vi: mi.-G.ums 41; standards {Kansas- cloudy o.rlit 27; cheeks 36; current re- lain 39. I Marquettc, cloudy i Memphis, cloudy CHICAGO POULTRY I Miami, cleijr CHICAGO 'USDA; Live Milwaukee, cloudy pOu.'try quiet; Thurroay's receipts Mpls.-St. cloudy 000 Ity -Aholtt-aie buying price'.New Orleans. cloudy ur.f hjir.gcd, hravy hc-n? 15.16; i New York, cloudy -tit m-r.s old roosters 12-1 Oklahoma City, Omaha, rlouay Phoenix, clc.tr K'> CHICAGO POTATOES Portland, Ore., rain 47 CHICAGO 'USDAi Pota-'St. Louis, r-loudy C3 to..-, ..rnvals. 69; on track 230; to-i Sail Lake City, cloudy '14 U. 544; supply! San Diego, clear K3 demand about steady; car lot Stc. Marie, douoy 3! Idaho russets none reported; (.Seattle, ruin I a.njo utility 2.80; Minnesota-North Traven.c City, t loudy 3fi Dakota Red River Valley 2.10-330. RANGE SKIKS SATI'RDAV 56 i 50 34 WARSAW, Poland Civ-Steel hel- nu-ted militia reserves were called out to quell anti-police riot- ing in the western Polish town of Gorzow Monday, the Communist party orfian Trybuna Ludu repori- od today. i It said "hooligans, many of ,them pelted police and passersby with stones and bottles i after a police car knocked down i a woman cyclist. j The paper described the riot as a "hooligan excess." 38 57! LOSES RIGHTS A convicted lelon may riot vote, Sunri.se Siin.set 4-14. The Moon mc-s p.m. and rides high. Las! Quarter Dec. 14. Prom- Ship's Dummy Stack to Be Sunbathing Facility NEW YORK new liner 31 will feature a partitioned solarium in a smokestack where men and women can sunbathe. 30 The dummy smokestack will be 40 atop the liner Brasil, which goes 32 into New York-South America service next summer. The vessel, being constructed will never get a passport or In.- merit duo south- slIoiAx-d to hold public or be eligi-! prn AlU.ir. low, in wost for any civzl service job, un-i p m. The Twin-- p.m. he gels a presidential par-' Sirn.s, rf-f prn. Proeyon. don. i hot worn su.fl the Twins. for the Moore-McCormack Steam- ship Line, needs no topside stacks. The exhaust her engines will be vented through stern outlets. The U. S. Department of Labor, a? a separate entity, was created in ion. Irene Rennhak was feted at two farewell parties this week. On Monday night the wo- men of the Bishop Baraga Guild of the Greenland Catholic Church honored her at a party held at the home of Mrs. Clarice Penegor, Greenland. An enjoyable evening was spent and lunch was served. She was feted at another party Tuesday night at the home of Mrs. Jeanette Huotari by the Greenland Study Club of which she has been a member many years. The even- ing was spent playing cards and other games and lunch was serv- ed. She was presented with a lovely gift at each party. Mrs. Rennhak will leave this weekend for Tomahawk, Wis., to make her home and where her hus- band is employed. Valerie Leimantine celebrated her seventh birthday anniversary with a party at her home Sunday afternoon. Twelve of her friends were present. Games were played and lunch was served by Valerie's mother. The honoi ed guest receiv- ed many lovely gifts. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Miettincn and son left Sunday morning for Detroit. Mr. Miettinen will remain in Detroit for several months and be employed there. Mrs. Miet- tinen and son will return home aft- er a week's visit with relatives in the city. Matt Huitula is a medical pa- tient at Ontonagon Memorial Hos- pital. Judy Niemi, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nicmi. was a medi- cal patient at the Ontonagon Me- morial Hospital for several Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hannula and sons. Donald and Russel of Adrian spent the Thanksgiving hoi idays visiting her mother, Mrs. Amanda Johnson. Mr. and Mrs. John Keranen and Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Saaranen visited relatives and friends in De- troit for several days last week. Mr. and Mrs. David Marttinon left Sunday by bus from Houghton for New Port Richie, Fla., where they will spend the winter months Mr. and Mrs. Matt Lehtimal-i and family of Chicago spent the Thanksgiving weekend visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jalmer Leh- timaki, and also with her parents in Ontonagon Mr. and Mrs. Ero Keranen of Newberry and Veikko Keranen of Kalamazoo spent the Thanksgiving weekend visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Keranen. Donald Johnson, Roland Antila and Harvey Pilppula, students at Northern Michigan College, Mar- quette, spent the holiday weekend at their respective homes. Expressway to Be Opened by Dec. 13 LANSING (in The 13 million dollar Brighton Farmington Ex- pressway will opened to traffic for its full 23-rnile length by Dec. 13. the State Highway Department said today. Eight Oakland and Livingston County communities will join in ribbon cutting cere- monies. CHRISTIAN BROS. BRANDY Fiflh BRITE SPOT Hurley AB Negative Of _l Blood Given BOSTON American Red Cross appealed Thursday night for donations of AB negative blood for a Michigan woman, then can- celled the appeal later when the need was met. The blood was needed for Mrs. Thomas Beckett. 31, of Bay City, Mich., wife of an Army major. The Becketts were aboard a transatlantic plane en route to Germany when Mrs. Beckett be- came ill. The plane turned back over Nantucket and landed Mrs. Beckett here at Logan Interna- tional Airport. She was taken to Boston City Hospital, where a stillborn child was delivered. The Red Cross 'said several hours after the appeal for blood that its blood bank and that at city hospital now had an adequate supply of AB rarest type of blood known to medical science. It said calls from volun- teer donors were received from as far away as Cape Cod and north- ern Maine. Mrs. 0. Consie, 68, Hurley, Dies Mrs. Oswald Consie, 68, died at 6 Thursday evening at her home, 717 Cary Rd., Hurley. She had been ill for the past week. She was born Feb. 1889 at Eagle River and was married to Mr. Consie there on June 24. 1908. They moved to Hurley in Febru- ary, 1909. Mrs. Consie was the former Ann Zimke. She was a member of the St. Paul's Evan- gelical Lutheran Church of Hurley and of the Ladies Guild and Lad- ies Aid. Surviving are her husband; two sons, Walter of Ironwood and Wil- bert of Lac du seven daughters, Mrs. Fiore Colossacco, Mrs. Thomas Badovski, Mrs. John Badowski and Mrs. James Cricks of Ironwood, Mrs. Charles Schle- ker of Chicago, Mrs. Walter Siiri- la of Gile and Mrs. Eugene Korpi of Montreal; 27 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and a stepsis- ter, Mrs. Freda Pringel of Buffa- lo, Wyo. Funeral services be held at 2 Monday afternoon at St. Paul's Lutheran Church at' Hurley with the Rev. William Heim of Minoc- qua officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery, Ironwood. The 'body is at the Charbonne_au Funeral Home at Hurley which will be open all day Sunday and until Monday morning when the body will be taken to the church to lie in state until time of services. Being Hunted GRAND BLANC police called off road blocks in the Flint area today after failing to trap an armed man who robbed the First State and Savings Bank of Grand Blanc. Troopers said the gunman es- caped Thursday with between 000 and dollars in Canadian currency and mutilated American money. "He might as well have a sack of S3 a trooper said. "That money will be easily spotted in this area." The tattered American money was to be retired from circulation. The Canadian currency is conspic- uous except in border cities. H. C. Hall cf Holly, assistant manager of the bank, said the gunman waited until customers left and then pulled a gun and demanded money. Hall scooped up loose cash from two teller windows and gave it to the gunman who fled in a car. Grand Blanc is about six miles south of Flint on U. S. 10. County Groups Set Meetings Civil Defense Committee of the Gogebic County Board of Supervisors will meet Saturday at 9 a.m. at the court- house. The Conservation committee will meet Monday at 4 p.m. The Welfare committee wil meet with the Social Welfare commis- sion, today at 4 at the Gogebic Hospital. Gift Suggestions Given At Meet of Home Club BESSEMER Christmas Gift suggestions occupied the attention of the Harding Home Demonstra- tion club, on Wednesday evening. Project leaders Mrs. John Erick- son and Mrs. Waino Jacobson de- monstrated and displayed numer- ous needle-craft articles suitable for gifts. Included were stuffed an- imal toys; childrens' and adult aprons, and luncheon cloths en- hanced with rickrack. embroidery and appliqued decorations. Plans were made for the Christ- mas banquet program on Tuesday, December 10, at the Harding school. Activities will open with a turkey banquet at p.m., with Mrs. Rcino Saloncn, as general chairman. Mrs. Edwin Erickson was appointed in charge of the program and social entertainment. Guest of honor will be Miss Rho- da Kelly, County Home Demon- stration Club leader. A gift ex- change will be a feature of the program. Trio Held on Robbery Count DETROIT man who told police he planned a rob- bery of a diamond salesman Nov. 19 was held today, along with two brothers he said carried out the stickup. Police Inspector William Ford said Philip F. DePalma, 39. of Detroit, told officers he master- minded the tear gas assault and holdup and named two brothers, Stanley Novak and Tom Novosiel- ski. both Detroiters, as the men who carried it out. No formal charge was placed against any of the trio. Both brothers, Ford said, denied any knowledge of the holdup and a search of their home turned up no gems or large sums of cash. Ford "said Novak had changed the family spelling of his name. DePalma walked into a precinct station Thursday, Ford said, and detectives he knew about the Nov. 19 holdup of Max Monderer, 47, of New York. DePalew, who said he was a jewelry salesman, told police he had not seen the diamonds since the holdup, although it was origi- nally planned that he would dis- pose of them. Monderer said the jewels were insured for with Lloyd's of London. Satellite Continued from Page One tional delays. The final two hours before a launching are the most critical and frequently develop the most unexpected delays. It was anybody's guess as to when the Vanguard rocket might finally take off into space. The weather looked favorable. Scattered clouds started clearing after daybreak and the outlook was that wind would be moderate. The reasons for the delays were not announced but they could be guessed at. There were endless numbers of things that could go wrong at the last moment. The launching site itself is closed to newsmen, not because the Vanguard project is is because an assortment of secret militarj- missiles is in the area, awaiting testing along the range from Cape Canaveral to Ascension Island. The intent is to hurl a small aluminum ball 300 miles or more into space and set it spinning around the world. One of the major technical dif- ficulties was a stubborn, leaky disconnect valve to a liquid oxy- gen tank. Even more important, brisk low-level winds and high speed jet streams in the upper altitudes presented any slowly rising, heavy and slender rocket such as the Vanguard with the danger of being broken in two. Production Softening in Car Assemblies Due DETROIT Wl Ward's Reports reported today a "production-soft- ening" in U. S. passenger car as- semblies scheduled for December, saying volume originally planned for the month had beer, cut back 6.8 per cent. The agency said there would be no letdown in truck production and that "a resurgence in heavy-duty model ordering is putting new strength in truck industry opera- tions." Based on revised December schedules, Ward's said 1957 will see passenger cars built this year, against an industry goal originally set at Intangibles Tax Is Called 'Dud' LANSING chairman of a citizen tax study committee says Michigan's tax law on intangi- items as stocks, mort- gages and bank deposits is a "dud." That was the appraisal of Frank Seidman, Grand Rapids account- ant, after hearing a report on operation of the state intangibles law Thurs_day by Dr. Milton C. Taylor, Michigan State University economist. As long as Michigan has no in- come tax, Seidman said, the in- tangibles law should be altered to produce more revenue and lessen the burden on property taxes. Seidman is chairman of a cit- izen advisory committee named to help a legislative committee head- ed by Rep. Rollo G. Conlin (R-Tip- ton) to conduct a through-going study of Michigan's tax structure. Taylor's report on the intangi- bles tax is the first of some two dozen surveys of various aspects of the tax picture which are being readied by 15 researchers from four state universities. Some time next year the group expects to make some recommen- dations aimed at guiding state tax policies. Seidman, stressing he was speak- ing as an individual rather than committee chairman, pointed out that the intangibles tax brought in about 23 million dollars last year while property taxes amounted to 563 million. he added, "the intangible wealth of this state is estimated to be far in excess of its tangible wealth. "No one can say that this is a fair system of taxation or that it equitably distributes the burden, or that it in any way conforms to the ability-to-pay principle." Union Warned On Use of Funds A warning against improper use of local union funds was issued today by Peter Bensoni of G i 1 international representative for the United Steelworkers of America on the Gogebic Range. Bensoni said that under the un- ion's international constitution and the ethical practices code adopted bv the organization it is improp- er for locals to purchase gifts for all members of the local out of the local's treasury. Pointing out that the "dues dol- lar" is intended for promoting the general welfare of the local and conducting legitimate functions the organization, Bensoni said, the locals are permitted to continue their ordinary social functions, but that "purchasing of Christmas gifts for everybody is not consist- ent with the constitution and tha ethical practices code." He noted, however, that locals are permitted to purchase gifts for members who are ill, retired mem- bers, widows of members and oth- er needy persons. Bensoni warned that any 1 o cat officers who make improper pur- chases would be subject to suspen- sion as officers and liable for re- imbursing the union treasury from their personal assets. He also warn- ed area merchants that any mass gift orders made by local officers would not have proper authoriza- tion. Bensoni said he informed the Pe- terson mine local this week that it could not carry out a plan lo purchase Christmas turkeys for all members of the local. He said the members of the local had pre- viously voted authorization for the purchase of the turkeys and in or- der to forestall the purchases he had taken away the books of the local's treasurer. During the meeting with the Pe- terson local, Bensoni explained and made reference to letters signed by top officials of the union which each local received in June and October of this year. He also not- ed that each local has received copies of the ethical practices code regarding the spending of umoa funds. Ski Hill Work 'Bee' Slated A work bee has been slated by the Gogebic Range Ski Club on Saturday and Sunday to prepare the Wolverine Ski Hill for the sW- ing season. tax" and others, like Michigan, "break out in a rash at the very suggestion of such a tax." Taylor's 56-page study showed that Ohio's intangibles tax rate is S5.40 per capita compared with S2.60 in Michigan, S1.80 in Pennsyl- vania and S1.08 in Illinois. Clarence W. Lock, deputy reve- nue commissioner, told the group that his office collects about 90 taxes. By spending another 000 for auditing personnel, he said, the state likely would pick up an- other 2% million from those who pay only part or none of their share. Midland Man Heads Recreation Group- EAST LANSING Wu-Ross Kres- sler. assistant recreation director of Midland, was elected president of the Michigan Recreation Assn. Thursday to succeed Benjamin F. Yack of Wyaniiottc. Municipal recreation workers, meeting at Michigan State Uni- versity, named Herbert Wool weav- er of Plymouth as president-elect for WAKENELD THEATRE TONIGHT SATURDAY STARTING AT Showing Twice "ALL MINE TO GIVE" Showing Once Evenings 'DEEP ADVENTURE" COMING SUNDAY MONDAY Lauren Peck "DESIGNING WOMAN" Merchants Ask for Help To Catch Shoplifters LANSING Iff! Michigan mer- chants have asked the state to re- i lieve a 12-million dollar headache brought on by shoplifters. Otis Cook, executive secretary of the Michigan Retailers Assn., told a legislative study committee that shoplifters pilfer goods worth that much every year. He said merchants aren't adequately pro- tected by state law and face the threat of lawsuits for false arrest unless the suspected culprit is caught with the goods in his pos- session. 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