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Joplin Globe Newspaper Archive: November 20, 1958 - Page 1

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   Joplin Globe (Newspaper) - November 20, 1958, Joplin, Missouri                                FINAL EDITION VOL. LXIII, NO. 87. Fair and Warmer Mostly fair today, warmer tonight. Higll in the 60s, low in the 40s. JOPLIN, MISSOURI, THURSDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 20, 1958-TWENTY PAGES. PRICE Dally 5e Sunday UM A YOUTH Schedule for 133 4-H and FFA Youngsters Includes Tour of Business Houses and Factories. District farm youngsters, 133 strong, put in a busy day Wednesday attending the annual program of the 4-H and FFA Achievement day. The schedule consisted of a tour throughout the afternoon of numerous business houses and industrial plants in the city. A dinner and entertainment program at the Connor hotel Wednesday night topped the day off in red-carpet style. The after-dinner program featured an amateur contest. Taking part were several of the Achievement Day guests. First prize was taken by Kent Swearingen, Mount Vernon, with, a piano solo. Second cash prize went to Robert Blevin, Miami, with a vocal solo. Dorothene Brumbaugh, Maysville, Ark., was third in the event with a piano solo. /     . ( Other contestants were Dale Chapman, Wenthworth; 'Mary Jane Rollins, Marionville; Karen Evenson, Anderson* and Mary Nicks, Afton. Walter Casada, chairman of the Achievement Day committee of the Joplin Chamber \ot Com* merce, served'as master of ceremonies. Group singing was led by Mr. and Mrs; Floyd Jones of Joplin and invocation was conducted by Rev. Norbert F. Roschke. Another traditional attraction of the Achievement Day banquet program was the pret-entation of awards-$10 checks-to winners of the hog-litter production" contest. Seven young and enterprising hog growers were cited. Winners and their qualifying entries were as follows: Lawrence Miller, Irwin, who had the heaviest entry of the contest, a 616-pound litter of 12 pigs (Landrace) weighed at 56 days. Larry Cook, Liberal, sow litter of 12 pigs weighing 482 pounds at 56 days; Lloyd Pentecost, Liberal, sow litter, 11 pigs: at 545 pounds, v and gilt litter of\ eight pigs at 337 pounds. Willis, J. Heyenberk, Lamar raised a gilt litter of Chester-white ^pigs, nine of them, to an official 56-day weight of 463 pounds. Ralph Schallert, Purdy, won a $10 check with a gilt litter of nine pigs totaling 370% pounds at 56 days. Merle James, Lamar,' with a Yorkshire sow litter of eight pigs raised his pigs to a total 479 pounds .in the official time period. Guides for the tour, which was made' on chartered Crown Coach buses, were Leonard Brown, KFSB radio-, and Charles Smith, a member of the Civitan Club. Carterville Man And Wife Hurt In Car Accident NEVADA, Mo. - A Carterville man and w'fe were injured at 5 o'clock Wednesday afternoon on highway 82, one mile north of the junction of K near Roscoe, and are hospitalized at Nevada City hospital. According to state troopers a car driven by Mrs. Edna Ethel Hall, 60 years old, of 127 East Poplar street, Carterville was traveling south on the highway, when the car swerved to the right shoulder of the highway, then cut back^to the left side of the highway, overturned and went into a ditch. Mrs. Hall's husband, Joseph Ellis Hall, 65, a passenger in the car, was thrown from the vehicle, and the car rolled over on top of hin.. Mrs. Hall is suffering from shock, bruises and lacerations and was reported to be in satisfactory condition at the hospital. Hall. suffered a possible fractured left leg, a chest injury, a severe concussion, and was listed in bad condition at the hospital. FLOOD HALTS HUNTING i     IN TWO FOWL AREAS I JEFFERSON CITY (AP)-Flood water from the Grand River, has jcnocked out duck hunting at the State's Fountain Grove Public ^hooting Area (near Sumner, f The same high water has also flooded at least 10 pits at the Swan I.ake goose hunting area nearby, he state Conservation Commis-ion reported today. Goose hunting 'ill continue in usable blindq and its, however.' The commission said it would be t least Sunday before duck hunt-rs can' shoot again at Fountain trove. ' . |f/5 AND HER GRACES f   TO FLY TO NEW YORK | NEW YORK  -Pan American World Airways said -Wednesday Prince Rainier and his Princess, tornier actress Grace Kelly, have booked passage on a transatlantic flight that arrives here Sunday from Rome, i.Their two children are not expected to accompany the couple. FLIGHT ENDS ABRUPTLY WITH TWO CHILDREN HURT-Two children were injured in this truck accident at 1:50 o'clock Wednesday morning on highway 96, one and one-half miles west of the junction of highways 96 and 66. The driver of the truck, Frank Powers, 49 years old, was fleeing police at the time the pickup truck overturned. Taken to McCune-Brooks hospital were Robert B. Powers, 11 years old, who suffered a fractured collarbone and lacerations, and Mary Frances Powers, 8, who was treated for minor injuries. Police intended to question Powers on allegations made by his wife, Katherine, 33, that he forced her into" prostitution to support himself and the children. When arrested by police, Powers was found to be-carrying $4,950 in cash in an envelope, the money he said came from the sale of a neon sign business in North Carolina. Federal agents have been called into the case to determine if while-slavery laws have been violated.-(Globe-News Herald photo by Moyne Norris of Carthage.) Federal Agents Investigate Case Involving Beating of Woman Here F. B. I. agents questioned Frank Powers, 49 years old Wednesday in connection with reports he forced his wife Katherine, 33, into erine, 33, into prostitution in an make dales with men, and then bring the money home to him. The incident came to light at 1:30 o'clock Wednesday morning when police were summoned to the Home Oil Company station at prostitution in an effort to raise Seventh street and St. Louis ave- support money for the couple and their two children. In a statement given to agents Wednesday by Powers, he denies (he allegation and claims his wife was always out running around, and he beat her because of it. Katherine Powers said her husband forced her to go out and nue where Mrs. Powers had gone to ask for aid. She told police her husbandHiad beaten her, and she ran from "he East Seventh Street motel, 1902 East Seventh street, where they were living to the service station following the beating. Mrs. Powers said she was beat- en because her husband learned she had charged a "date" only $10 when he had told her to get $20. Mrs. Powers made the date in a downtown bar..and then went to a room in the Connor hotel. When policy returned to the motel to que.. , i lowers, it was learned he had fled with the two children in a pick-up truck. The truck was later involved in an accident which hospitalized the two children. Mrs. Powers was taken to McCune Brooks hospital to visit (Continued'on Page 2A, Column 7) VOICES PLEA Missouri Federation, in Resolutions, Appeals for Lower Taxes, Spending Cut and Wider Trade. JEFFER*SON CITY (AP>- The Missouri Farm Bureau Federation Wednesday adopted resolutions for the United Nations, against higher taxes, for reduced national spending and for increased foreign trade-even behind the Iron Curtain. Before closing its 44th annual convention, the farm group approved 48 resolutions. It even recommended that the mailing rates on so- called junk mail be increased enough to reduce the' bulk of such advertising. Aim at Hunter. It urged something be done in the way of laws to protect the farmer against the hunter and trespasser. One resolution urged permanent agricultural credit facilities, especially for young men going into farming and for operators of small farms. Another urged continued and increased agricultural research because "the costs of research are among the highest paying investments known to agriculture." The federation said "the most critical problem that faces American agriculture today is the effect produced by the cost - price squeeze." It recommended . continuation of (he soil bank program as a partial solution to the surplus problem. On Production Cut. "We recommend thai a goal of 60 million acres of producin
                            

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