Ludington Daily News, April 2, 1954

Ludington Daily News

April 02, 1954

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Ludington Daily News (Newspaper) - April 2, 1954, Ludington, Michigan READ THE CLASSIFIED ADS THE LUDINGTON DAILY NEWS An Independent Newspaper Serving Mason County and Surrounding Area WEATHER light snow toniflht and VOLUME 127 APRIL PRICE FIVE CENTS Whats Doing in The World US and State BULLETIN WASHINGTON UPl Hoyt Air Force chief of staff from 1948 until his retirement from service last died He was Death came at General as he was known to airmen had been a patient in the Armys Walter Reed Hospital here since last when he was admitted for obser vation and He was in virtual seclusion during the last months of his too sick to receive many WASHINGTON govern ment reported unemployment in creased by in It was the smallest monthly rise in six MOSCOW radio de clared the Hydrogen Bomb in creased the need for an inter national outlawing of atomic wea They have said the same thing for some time but have re fused to agree to Western demands for an effective system of super vising the WASHINGTON Speak er Martin saw little hope for the combined HawaiiAlaska statehood NEW YORK dock work ers went through picket lines today for the second straight day to handle cargo on a luxury liner A heavy police guard was on hand see that order was maintained in the International mens LONDON Wi radio said today the hydrogen bomb has in creased the need for an interna tional ban on atomic Russia has long clamored for an immediate ban on atomic weapons but has refused to agree to western demands that it be preceded by establishment of an effective sys tem of inspection to ensure com PARIS UfV French news agency dispatch said today regular Vietminh troops crossed the fron tier from Laos into Cambodia and that fighting was going on between the Communist led rebels and Cambodian Results of the fighting were not yet WASHINGTON big fight is in prospect as the House comes up to a vote on a Republican leader ship effort to keep President Ei senhowers public housing pro gram alive with authority for 000 new units after next fiscal One House bloc aims to kill Please Turn to Page 3 Seek Cooperation of Organizations for Michigan Week The cooperation of every organ ization in Mason county in the Michigan week May 2 to is asked in a sent by Miss Elna chairman of Michigan week committee for Mason Following is the letter We would like the cooperation of your organization in planning an adequate observance of this im portant event here in Mason coun May we suggest that or the following ideas would be helpful in putting over Michigan which after a pro gram designed to sell Michigan to its own people much like Texas has been doing to its own people for the past many Dedication of one May meet ing to Adoption of a permanent im provement A School B Community C Individual publicity consci Example If one of your members owns a fruit or why not a sign on the cor ner of his property where all can it as one of the finest in America This publicity and promotion may be carried to cover historical events which have occurred in your own Institute a study by your group of Michigans Discuss and plan constructive suggestions for Michigans When you have completed your plans and have them in would you please take time to write us a summary of events This may be done by sending us an outline of your and even pictures which portray some of the accom plishments of your Remember the 1954 Michigan week theme This is YOUR Members of the committee in clude Miss chairman Douglas executive sec Harold Lloyd Stephens Max Milo William Raynard Donald Orin Kaye and Miss Agnes Face New Delay on Seaway Vote NAMED AS Most Allen auxiliary bishop of has been named Bishop of the diocese of Grand Rapids Catholic The ap pointment came from In ternational By JAMES MUNN WASHINGTON of Lawrence Seaway legislation faced a new delay today in bring ing the controversial measure to the House floor for final The House rules after a lengthy hearing Thursday de cided to postpone further consider ation of the bill until the House returns from its Easter April Dondero chair man of the House public works committee that sent the bill to the rules group on was obvi ously nettled by the new This he told chair man of the House public works should be expedited and disposed the House before the Easter The which would authorize the United States to join with Cana da in constructing the 27footdeep Atlantic to Great Lakes was passed by the Senate in Supporters of the legislation fear that further delays might snare the bill in a logjam near the end of the Senate Blocks Tax Adjustment LANSING long fight to increase local tax support for the public schools was blocked in the Senate The chamber cut the heart out of a proposal to make local gov ernments levy their taxes on the state equalized The plan would have increased local tax revenues at least S4 million a The Senate adopted an amend ment by Charles Feenstra RCJrand Rapids to require state equalized valuation to be approved by county boards of Cora Brown a cosponsor of the original said Feenstras amendment was an attempt to hoodwink the Feenstra denied Miss Browns saying his amendment only would require state and coun ty officials to sit down at the conference table and negotiate these matters in the real American Turn Down New Child Hospital LANSING statewide drive for a new childrens psychiatric hospital was beaten in the Senate The Republican majority reject ed a Democratic attempt to appro priate for the socalled Hawthorn a new hospital intended to be located at North The same proposal was defeated by the Senate last Elmer Porter RBliss whose appropriations com mittee turned down the argued that the state must first take care of its backlog of 805 mentally defective children who are awaiting admission to state in Frank Heath RBay City supported the He and Porter contended the state has not neglected the problem of mentally ill They cited a new childrens psychiatric re I search and training center at the University of a new neuro psychiatric institute at Wayne University and a dozen Continued on page Column 1 Statehood Bill Facing Trouble By FRANK VAILLE WASHINGTON and fresh from a Senate tri headed toward a new ob stacle today in their quest for The Senate Thursday rebuffed efforts of opponents to sidetrack a bill to admit both territories as states and passed it Danger to the statehood bill in the House comes from the Senates largely maneuvered by tying in Alaska to was originallv a bill to admit only Some Alaska statehood advocates expressed hope President Eisen hower could be persuaded to lift his own and his partys which have been based on the expressed ground that Alaska is not yet ready to become a Anderson DNM said in an All hes got to do is take his foot off Alaska and this bill will House Republican leaders al ready have announced they do not favor inclusion of Alaska in the The Republicandomi nated House Rules Committee has kept an Alaska statehood proposal bottled up for 10 In the Alaska has usually voted Hawaii Repub The House last summer passed a bill providing statehood for Ha waii The measure the Senate passed Thursday could go to conference between the two but one members objection from the House floor could block such han dling except by action of the Rules Thirty three 23 Democrats and 1 independent joined forces in passing the bill over the opposition of 9 Republi cans and J9 The final vote came after the Senate rejected 6024 a proposal that commonwealth status be sub stituted for and turned back 5926 an amendment which would have required voters of Alaska and Hawaii to choose be tween state and commonwealth HOLD CONVENTION BATTLE CREEK The Mothers of World War holding their annual state convention in Battle Thursday held a for mal reception for state and nation al The convention is a threeday HBLAST REACHES 25 MILES n of thrf in the Marshall islands show themuslroom upper two minutes after detonation in a photo taken from feet up and 50 miles with the cloud at Ten later lower the cloud was near had pushed into the stratosphere to a height of 2fi International Soundpholos Dairy Banquet Plans Are Made Plans for the annual dairy ban quet were made at a meeting this week of Mason County Dairy com mittee held at Scottville Commu nity Miss Roberta nulrilion will be speaker at the banquet scheduled for May The banquet will he by members of the Ladies Aid so ciety of Redeemer Lutheran church of A Mason county dairy queen will be selected from contestants be tween the ages of J7 and Committees for the event dinner Gerald Cam John Car Warren Eugene Loyal Baglny Addison Russell Hanson Don Barclay Harold Carl Milo Wil son Milo Louis Harry Cory queen commit Edwin Leo La and Dean Residents of the PTAs Deserve Praise for Education Work The members of the ParentTeacher associations In who entertained at a district leadership training fcrence and the members of all of the other PTAs in Mason county are our candidates for Mason County Residents of the The ParentTeacher association isonc of the most important and worthwhile organizations in any and the mem bers deserve to be highly praised for their diligent and faithful efforts for RuralUrban Luncheon Well Attended Thursday The water buf goat and reindeer all furnish milk for human CHICAGO W Constantino Church of Detroit opened defense of its national Hellenic Invitational basketball title today against Fond Du The threeflay meet drawn 18 teams from nine Other entries are from Hammond and In FIREBALL ENGULFS THREE AND ONEFOURTH MILE Photo of mammoth fireball of the More 111 an 100 women responded to UKinvilalioi of Mason County Farm Bureaus Womens group to attend the ruralurban dessert Junrlieon held at Community hal jn Scott ville Thursday Long tables had been decorated wilh colorful mitcups and Mrs Orvnn Saxton led in com munity singing of oldtime favor ites with Jrka as ac Mrs fJJrner chairman of j the program introduced Mr George Cook of direc tor of womens activities of Na jtional Foundation for Infantile Ja who told what has I and i accomplished toward the elimination of She slated great strides are being made in re search to which the March of Dimes funds are Cook told of the many steps necessary in such research from Uie time the tiny animals used arc secured in India until the exepri ments are concluded in laborator She explained how recently discovered that the po lio virus can be grown in tesl The speaker told the story of the innoculation of child ren in Marquette county and of the tremendous amount of work and money involved In the In telling of the mass innocula tion of children in the second and third grades of 12 counties in Michigan which will be given this Cook assured everyone there need be no fears for the childrens since this work advanced far past the experi mental Cook was presented with a lovely corsage by Miss Ruth accompa nied by Louis sang Blue Bird of Happiness and April An inipersona Robert Wittbecker received the special first being pre sented with an April fool prank The program concluded with ap preciation expressed to all commit tees who made the affair a success by Milo chairman of the Mason county Blest Be the Tie That Binds was sung in OPPOSITE SIDES WASHINGTON Fergu son and Michigan Repub were on opposite sides of the political fence yesterday as the Senate voted 5728 to pass a bill granting statehood to Hawaii and Ferguson voted against the bill while Potter voted for But the two senators saw eyeto eye on an amendment to give com monwealth stains instead of state hood to Hawaii and Both voted against it as the Senate de feated the Sears Questioned on Impartiality ff 5 By JOHN CHADWICK WASHINGTON Investigating senators said today they will ask Samuel Scars for new assur ances that he could be fully im partial as special counsel in prob ing a row between McCarthy RWis and top Army Potter RMich said he for one will ask Sears to reflect on prior utterances praising McCar and then say if he still feels he can do an impartial investiga Jacksor another Senate investigations subcommit tee member who had a hand in the negotiations which brought Scars to the said he also wants that done when he sub committee again meets with probably who flew back to Boston after meeting with the subcom mittee here told news men upon his arrival there he feels he has not done anything that would disqualify The prominent Boston trial law yer told a news conference here Thursday he was determined to tnckllE the job as counsel as passionately as I without any Asked whether he had ever taken a stand on McCarthy or he told the report ers Not and not pri Mundt who will preside at the televised public said Scars had given similar assurances at a closed meeting at agreed to take the So did other subcommit tee Potter told reporters he had no reason to doubt that Sears would be But he said the pub lic ifi entitled to renewed assur ances because of reports that Sears had in the past made state ments praising McCarthys fight against which Potter said were not mentioned in Thurs days discussions with Boston newspaper files showed that Sears hailed McCarthys re election in November 1952 and said in a statement that the Wisconsin senator has done great a ebfittnue to do drives the pinks and commies out of The Harvard student edited daily at the quoted Scare on as saying he tried to raise money to help McCarthys campaign for re to counter an anliMcCar thy fund drive by several Harvard The Crimson said Sears told it in an interview that I chased the senator all over Wisconsin try ing to start a fund and that I felt that attempts to defeat McCarthy are illadvised There would undoubtedly be 200 more Communists in the gov ernment if it werent for McCar The Crimson also quoted Sears as fraying McCarthys defeat would Continued to Page Column 4 The Weather PortCMt Northtact and Northwest Lower and colder with light tnow occasionally mixed with rain or freezing rain cloudy and colder with occasional light snow tonight and Saturday north erly winds 1020 today through Sat urday high today low to night high Saturday FIVEDAY FORECAST LOWER LAKES Temperatures will avcratfe 810 degrees below Nor mal high M west and 50 Normal low 34 west to 32 Unseasonably uold Saturday and Sunday with rising trend by end of Precipitation to average V4 to Inch occurring as snow Flurries Saturday and rain or snow Monday and atfain UPPER LAKES Temperatures will averatfc all degrees below Normal high 42 to 55 Nor mal low 25 north to 34 Unsea sonably cold with rising temperature trend by end of Precipitation totaling to Inch as snow Satur Snow about Sunday Occa sional snow or rain Tuesday and Wed temperature 38 Highest temperature one year ago 49 Highest temperature this date since 74 In IB48 17 In The sun sets today at and rises Saturday at The moon sets today at and rises Saturday at Temperature at the observation station for 24 hours ending at 12 Maximum minimum hydrogen bomb blast in the Marshall islands is superimposed over artists sketch of New tion of My Fritz in dia York skyline with the Empire State building at ground The fireball stretches to a vast three and oneMeet by Jess Leer as Hans fourth enough to engulf onefourth o International SoundphotosX was enjoyed by the A Thought for Lent By THE ROBERT EBEY Sugar Ridge Church of Brethren Land which has drunk the rain that oftei falls upon and brings forth vegetation useful to those for whose sake it is receives a blessing from Hebrews Our world contains many areas where the soil is rich in plant is warmed by the is not subjected to severe yet will not produce Why Because no rain falls to make plant growth Just as soil needs to be filled with moisture from time to time in order to promote plant so do human lives need to be replenished with the water of With many of us every condition is present for an abiding faith arid a rich spiritual Too we rush around so madly we do not give the water of life a chance to soak If we would ourselves to the spirit of the Lenten sea we will find time for these spiritual rains to fall on God gives very freely of the water of life to those who will let it soak When we place ourselves in such an our lives are bound to be useful in our world of What is God always blesses useful Drink deeplx of the wa tef of Let it soak in and fill your life with HONOR Larry pictured is valedictor ian of the senior class of Scottville high Miss Sally Ann pictured is salutatorian ol her Larry is a son of and Walter Appleton of ter Route 1 and Miss Jenks a daughter of and Max Receive Honors at Scottville SCOTTVILLE Larry William son of and Wal ter Appleton of Routa 1M has been named valedictorian of the 1954 graduating class of villc high Miss Sally Ann daughter of and Max Jenks of Scottville has received the tory Lurry received a scholastic ing of out of a possible four points during his four years of high school while Sally Ann re ceived out of a possible four points during her four Larry received his grade school education at Marble school and has attended Scottville high school four He is senior class president and secretary of the Varsity Besides having received high scholastic Larry has taken part in extracurricular including sports editor of the foot Varsity as well as having been in the cast of both the junior and senior Larry has received a scholarship to Michigan College of Mining and Technology at and ex pects to attend school Sally Ann has attended Scottville school 13 Besides having received high scholastic Sally Ann is a member of the student council and was president of her class in her Junior Extracurricular activities in which she took four years of two years of Glee Girls camera basketball and she also was in the cast of both the junior and senior Sally Ann plans to enter a course in secondary teaching in the home economics field at either Michigan State college or Western Michigan College of FUNDS PASS GOAL MIDLAND UPhA monthlong fund j raising campaign netted the land Red Cross chapter well over the paign director Mark Shaw re SALE OF HOUSEHOLD FURNISHINGS 404 LQQMIS ;