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Benton Harbor News Palladium (Newspaper) - August 10, 1955, Benton Harbor, MichiganPage two the news palladium Benton Harbor Mich. Wednesday August 10, a daily newspaper published regularly except sundays and holidays at m-65 Wall Street Benton Harbor Michigan and representing Consoli Dation of the Dally palladium and the evening news editor and publisher Stanley k Banton entered w second class matter february 29, 1904, at the pos Toffee Benton Harbor Michigan under the act of Congress of March 3, 1879 volume 70, number 187 Lamb of of Tim associated Preu Aba service and abut telephones news room a 5-2121, a s-2122 business a 6-Ziu, a 6-2142 the associated press is entitled exclusively to the use for publication of All the local news printed in this newspaper As Well As All a news Dis patches. Herbert Hoover 81 on a blistering hot sunday after noon 1 watched Pierre Monteux conduct the Boston symphony or Chestra at Tanglewood in an All Brahms program. I say watched because i would not take my eyes off thus Man of i 80, fresh flu tit i exciting More Youthful in spirit than Many of the youngsters who suffer from Well Schmerz in these Days of uncertainty. That afternoon i dropped in to see Fritz Kreisler 80, and his Harriet 85. We talked of Herbert Hoover who today is 81 years old. Seems to be unrelated to years among men and women who live full lives. Perhaps they Are too Busy to grow old. Herbert Hoover has spent the busiest year of his life during 95 i-1955. Heading up their Taij if kits skis f in Rill commission on Organ tuition of the scanning 1hk clip All executive Branch of the government. The bigness of the big is one of America s recurrent he worked about in hours every worries. In politics the words big business and non of Day seven Days a week read old have the Potency of biting on an aching tooth. Every word of each task Force considerable Light is thrown on the nature of America s s7rtto big corporations in an article in Fortune Magazine the Congress attended meetings at All new facts should have a calming effect on those who see hours and never said quit. Shortly before the subscription rates by mail Mahegan Berrien Cass Van Tiren counties one year six months three months s3.25. Year six months s8.50 three months one month 00 these rates for delivery by mail Only apply to r. F. D. Routes and towns where delivery by news palladium Carrier is not available. Were it left for me to decide whether we should have government with out newspapers or newspapers without government should not hesitate to prefer the Jefferson. These Days by George e. Sokolsky copy rift 1s55, Kent features Syndicate inc Sokolsky commission f nil he me business Boogieman in their Nighoni tiros. Fortune found that the big giants All right about 500 . Corporations produce one fourth of the tree world k Industrial output. This is half of the total output of the a rim Down of the work his Coin United states. Mission and what he sought to a but surprisingly it in t anything new. Since 1909, Ami the nature of the con share of All Industrial assets accounted for by the 100 larg 1 Ftp est Industrial corporations has been just about a constant by thinking and diplomacy by press 25 per cent. Nor is the situation stultifying As those who wag their fingers in warning would have us believe. Since Fortune the number of min ing and manufacturing companies has increased from about to 360.000, or by 50 per the conclusion is that the of the big 500 is no threat to competitiveness if the. Business birth rate and population statistics mean anything. There were found to be 21 firms in the 500 which each did More than a billion dollars in sales last year. General motors was tops with about ten billion. Standard Oil . Had Over five billion in sales. . Steel was third with More than three billion. There has been a sneaking suspicion in some circles that when big business gets bigger it cannot escape a destiny of service rather than profits. Shaving prices and manufacturing costs to the Bone to increase sales could not Lead is someone keeping an Eye on Junior agents and legislature confusion it is exciting to discover a Public figure who bases his actions upon a philosophy of life rather than upon some temporary political advantage. Of course for Herbert Hoover there is no longer any temporary poll Cal advantage therefore he can afford to View Public problems with Complete objectivity for at least a decade i have heard him say that second making a go of life by Roy l. Smith some common Basic experienced wednesday read revelation god presses n upon us. The questions concerning which we thinking yesterday Lead us out into an entirely different phase of one into which none but a self conscious individual can Ever go. It is a Region far out beyond sex hunger or physical sensations. As pursue the questions we find ourselves suddenly thrust out beyond the Range of intellectual curiosity to where we Deal with issues which cannot be reduced to Mere mental measurements. As we pursue the quest we find ourselves forced to make profound moral decisions in which the most minute details of existence Are involved. We leave. Off asking Why we live and begin deciding How we shall live. In the fact that All human beings ask these searching questions discover one of god s first credentials. We Are All Well aware of the fact that these queries surge up within us but we Are also sensible of the additional fact that they Are not a part of us. They Are forced upon us from something or someone outside us. For he Lack of a better name we say it is let anyone who questions whether or not he has Ever met god recall the instances when he has been compelled to Deal with such questions let him remember the restless nights the persistent Way in which the problems pursued him. Let him recall How he thought More care fully than he Ever did in his life before. Then let him put this Down As a great discovery any Man who has asked such questions has asked them because god was pressing in upon his mind and spirit. Anyone who has asked deep questions has been dealing with god. Forgive me for the scant Courtesy i have accorded thee this Day. O and. I have met thee and have not recognized thee. I have been dealing with thee and have not been reverent. 1 have been receiving inspiration from thee and have not been thankful. Forgive me. Study the great desires of your life which arc the greatest you Ever experience Are they longings for physical satisfaction or for. Peace of mind and Security of spirit Are you living primarily in the. Physical or the spiritual realm from shaking a go of by Roy l. Smith published and copyrighted by Abingdon press. 11 airmen held Church in prison tugboat fall kills s do you remember 50 years ago the St. Joseph River claimed its last night and today came As scheduled and while most of the nation continued to swelter Amity temperatures averaging 100 or More elsewhere. The new study tends to confirm this. Big sales were no guarantee of profits. One firm fifth in total sales was 98th in net profits. Another 37th in sales was 364 in profits. All the list was similarly juggled. By another measurement the figures were even More re assuring to the Public. When profits were considered on the basis of percentage of sales or of assets the biggest were far from top performers. Considered this Way general motors was in 81st position and the other biggies were similarly outranked by smaller firms. The 21 corporations which topped a billion in annual sales averaged a modest 7.5 per cent net profits on these sales. This compares with 6 per cent for All 500 As a group and 4.6 per cent for All manufacturing and mining concerns. Some of the list of individual smaller companies picked off up to 36 per cent. This will be the last Job i under take. I shall probably be dead be fore it is the Man who is not afraid of death is not afraid of the consequences of life. And therein perhaps lies also the advantage of Chancellor Konrai Adenauer 79, who is proving him self the Wisest statesman in Europe it can mean so Little to him if he is unpopular. What has he to lose personally but what has he to gain for his country these older men can Well afford to submerge themselves for their country they have discovered by Long life and great experience that self does not matter too much. What is it. That one can give to self or take for self at such a great age what men Call popu Larity is empty la Dation that has state Park attendance at record High not infrequently Michigan s stale Park system has been praised in this column As one of the greatest tourist assets possessed by any state in the Union. But enthusiastic As we Are about our state Parks we failed to realize their enormous and growing popularity for recreation and vacation purposes. Victim yesterday it was Learned today. Another res Orler Tlle u m Cutles could report from Chicago at the Oak Pines a Mere 80 at to this morning and As the Day progressed the Mer Cury remained fairly steady. Shrieking Siren of six motor Cycle policemen ushered the Eastern Michigan water Queen to Benton Harbor shortly after 11 o clock this morning. The Queen miss Jeanne Friegel of Owasso Rode in a motor Mono with her court of 18 buttling tint the twin file Tulp Nunno beauties. They will make an appear Vincent vice pre Rany to blend Allce at Caldwell theater in St. Left for Detroit to on care Tor tomorrow at the Liberty few Days on for the theater Bonlon Harbor Siovie. Miss Francis bin Well Benton with coolc1 weather prevailing Harbor for the past seven weeks yesterday the Berrien Hills country employed at the county school com club Home was a Deal Mission s office to Aid in the 1930 child accounting completed her As quickly As Council makes up its work yesterday. Manager Euvin Simons of the Liberty and Bijou the enlers mrs. Drowned when he stepped in a deep Hole while bathing off that resort drowning before Aid could reach him. His body however was recovered within 45 minutes after he went Down. The search is still on for the body of the youth drowned near Sonie Leyton a Short time before announcement is made its hundreds of subscribers in the area. A multiple switch Board at the main Exchange will be the primary equipment to be installed the Board of directors announced. Street is to be permitted to use president Mcmichael says he this area will be opened this week at Sodus according to an announce ment today from the sixth service i command Headquarters at fort ouster. Approximately 760 German prisoners of War Canvas Camp now set up. Earlier a similar Camp was established near Coloma. The two Camps will make available approximately German prisoners of War for helping to Harvest the big peach crop of this area process fruits and help in other Harvest. The state liquor control commis Sion announced today that the Sale of All alcoholic beverages in Mich Igan will be slopped for 24 hours following the cessation of hostilities in the Pacific. Mrs. Sabra Enders of the hotel president of the Tokyo aug. The 11 american airmen just freed from 2 i years of Captivity in red China said they had their own Church services every sunday after they were reunited in prison in Decem Ber 1954. There was not a single member of our group who did t take part a Little said maj. William h. Baumer of Lewisburg a. The two catholics capt. Eugene j. Vandi of Clayton n. Y., and Howard w. Brown of St. Paul Minn said the Rosary. Baumer and two others conducted protestant services for the rest on Christmas and easter the protestants and catholics joined for services and Sang hymns. Brown said that in january he received a Rosary and a Prayerbook from his girl Friend miss Antoinette Palermo of St. Paul. Baumer said he read a Little every Day until he had finished the Bible. London aug. Aboard the tug turmoil has taken the life of capt. Dan Parker 63- year old skipper who i died to save the american freighter flying Enterprise in 1d52. Parker and the turmoil battled the Stormy Atlantic five Days in an. Effort to Tow the plying Enterprise to port. When the ship finally went Down off the coast of Ireland the turmoil rescued her Carlsen who had refused to leave his ship. Parker fell from a ladder As lie was climbing to the Bridge. He died before doctors could reach the tur Moil in the English Channel. The Accident occurred near Dover the tug s Home port. Named for town the Duffel bag derived its name from the material from which it u made. The material was named for the town of Duffel near Antwerp Belgium. the weekly tuesday afternoon luncheon and Bridge party. Mrs. Clarence e. Blake was hostess for the Day and will act in this capacity for the month of August. American Farmers bought Bil lion dollars Worth of new tractors in the years 1950-53. Lid they expect of is the applause really significant or is to that at his age the brain is so fresh that he can conduct beet Hoven s ninth without a score be Tendance fore him but with All of it in his head every note for each instrument for chorus and soloists that Over 400 persons attended the Thuv can cited to to away congregational picnic at Higman or Simmon Park. There was a full program of Elwin of the activities for every age group in at butter fled circuit will net As Relief 25 years ago used to be a feat for younger men yet i have listened to Herbert Hoover recite the details of America s water Power with a fullness that is hard to find in dozens of reports. And so on Herbert Hoover s birth the weather Man lived up to his Promise. A break in the heat wave forecast for southwestern Michigan and would hardly know what to do with it. As the word Reward runs to at r i nay. I like to Greet America s most through this paragraph i cannot Ine Michigan conservation department announces that i revered citizen. It was not always but think of that night in 19u when so far this summer persons double Michigan s so and that does not matter either. Herbert Hoover and his wife Lou have visited or camped in Michigan s state Parks. This is an All time record exceeding the last previous High last 12 per cent. For the millions who enjoy our state Parks from Berrien to Kew Enaw counties and from grand Haven to Detroit the years pass and history makes Henry prayed until morning for 1u own record. For Hoover it is per guidance and decided that it was haps a glorious Day when he can god s will that they give up the begin to sense that history s verdict Pursuit of wealth to devote the rest will be on his career of More than of their lives to Public service. Her manager at the local Heaters. 10 years ago j president Truman today took Over from the White House personal direction of the atomic bomb Cam Pangti he believes foreshadows parly Victory Over Japan. The com Mander in chief voiced his Victory i Hopes to newsmen accompanying him Home from the big three meeting in a second prisoner of War Camp for theatre Midway and Iriart Kotin on us is tue., wcri., thur. Aug. 9-Io-h Buck Sites Spadea Carmi whiff Mel Furrer and Glass Tomb John it and such recreational facilities Are k powerful Magnet and an incomparable asset. Quaker the state Parks virtually ringing the two Peninsulas help mightily to support the state s tourist business which is in itself a half billion Dollar Industry. Indeed estimates for this season s business put an even larger figure on the amount tourists and vacation lists will spend. The state Parks Are free to All which undoubtedly is one reason Why the number rising them increases year by year. Because of the Cost of maintenance and other administrative police operations there been an occasional suggestion that a fee should be he urged for their use. This proposal is probably based on the belief that the Park tourists Are getting something for nothing. They Are in a Way but like All general tourists they leave a Trail of Gold in their Wake to say nothing of what their sales tax contribution amounts to. 40 years of Public service with so Little Reward of any kind. But an orthodox old fashioned does not expect a Reward Bert Hoover since that Day never kept for himself or ills family any compensation that came his Way it was god s will that to be so. House of David Park afternoon and evening for the entire season now i laying manna Woodworth and his 12 i i Kab dance band i Vatiqi Riipi the finest musicians in southwestern Michigan we depend diversity Industry has seen numerous enter economists have been Jaylne for i rises reacl1 out to embrace Clear some years now that various government props under the Economy reduce greatly the Prospect of major All this week House of David Park weather permitting the or wins Risley and hand balancing Bill Sweeney and his pals manna Wood Worth and his hand. Every wednesday night Maestro Chic Bell s original Talent show. Polka night Friday. Gene Spitzer and his band divorces granted the following divorce suits were filed with bar ten clerk Frank x. Duerr or Arnold Beezley. Watervliet from Althea Beezley for alleged Deser Tion. They were married april 6, 1921, and have no minor children. Elnora Carter Niles township from George Carter for alleged cruelty and non support. They were married dec. 23, 1949, and have no children Vincent cocktail lounge announces new entertainer radio artist Star Roberta Derose hours 5 to 7 9 to 1 air conditioned Fob perfect Comfort ends Toni a land of the pharaohs thursday thru saturday 50c until 5 p. M. How Tokyo s crime underworld was broken by the . Mecl the japanese Security police Ano a Kimono girl depression activities extending Back Lim r Lorna material output or he making of finished goods. For example a steel company big a role As stabilizing economic a Homes Tilty Many corporations have in the de taken programs trend b Retif programs of divers Ifica it has made of Many Corpora Wrt widely tons r Broad we work of established i m instance tire manufacturer Pur whose Only tie is the fact that they Weij Are All designed to make Money. I some economists think that in chased a major motion picture of obviously there is no logical con most principal industries we Necton Between tires and movies and then suffer a serum of you would not Magine an Auto div dual in particular Mobile maker would care to enc our industries. Recent u. S economic age rival forms of transportation. But general motors is Experiment ing with a new Type of train. Examples in Industry Are legion. What lies behind thu growing development it that important Ameri can companies Are trying to Copper their they Are trying to assure themselves a steady flow of earn through All Teatom through All the and Downs that May plague the Market for particular products. For two or cum 17, 8. History suggests some solid sub stance for this View. Consequently the Effort of companies to diversify can be judged partly pm an attempt to offset such individual depressions. The of this policy to All segments of the Economy and especially to the working Force seem Clear. Steady activity Means employment. The diversification trend la healthy Factor in America s Indus trial growth. It u a move for order and balance and continuity Thi bust today thru thursday per car conqueror Kad run for cover in technicolor James Cagney Viveca Lin tors it sunday interrupted Melody Ford show starting at dusk Box office open Tim tonight thurs. Double feature per car it s Cool Here t great hits Mil. Inc ave. Or. Child. 1 wednesday thru saturday _ spectacle of a thousand thrills i enjoy a Good movie extra 3 cartoons

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