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Burlington Hawk Eye Gazette (Newspaper) - August 10, 1955, Burlington, Iowa Fair and continued pleasant Burlington Hawk Eye Gazette Iowa a oldest newspaper established july 10, 1837 Lume 119�?no. 27 phone Plaza 4-8401 Burlington Iowa wednesday August 10, 1955 a it Tver t it. 11 in. A no change 22 pages two sections price�?5ccoast area awaits hurricanes smash would you Tike to Send contributions to a Cracker barrel you Are invited to do so. Unmarried pm. D a its women like me who know All the answers who never get asked. They say Birds and animals know what to do to escape heat and cold weather and a her Mien a parakeet owned by or. And mrs. Gaul Koch 418 n. Main proved key Are right. Hermie was sitting on mrs. Koch a shoulder the other Day while she was in the Kitchen. She was working at the ice Box and the stove when she was called from the room. Not remembering what had become of her pet she sent her daughter to look for him. Hermie was hiding in the ice Box and after 10 minutes in the Gold was none the worse for Wear. Oeh vein banker former bomber Pilot legion names Williams commander Cedar rapids it Churchill t. Williams 39, Oelwein banker and former bomber Pilot wednesday was elected Iowa department commander of the american be support of a Speed limit on Iowa Gion. Officer and department americanism chairman. A a the legion went on record in stationary vote 225 Miles out storm holds Back May hit tonight amp 24 year old Bird is a remark Able speaker among its kind and has a Large vocabulary. Election of officers took place at the conclusion of the legions 37th annual state convention Here. Five vice commanders were named. They were Benda h a r t w i c a William w. Bronson Wyoming Barney Corson Shenandoah Donald t. Hemmingsen Algona and Fred Trei Bel Des Moines. R. J. Laird Algona. Adjutant for the past 30 years was re elected. Carl a. Skedin Toledo also was re elected historian. Add useless information the in Juth Foj Auu to As elected chaplain. Harold Mui m anemones live More than Serge am. At arms. The delegates named Ward m. Loftus Tama As National executive committeeman with Donald e. Johnson West Branch alternate. Delegates selected Sioux for their 1956 convention. A Date will be set later. A a a the new state commander cashier and vice president of the Oelwein state Bank was unopposed. He succeeds c. Glenn Hamm of Glenwood. We Illiams was raised on a Dallas county farm and was graduated from Iowa state teachers College. He taught and coached at morning Sun High school for years. An air Force bomber Pilot in the South Pacific during world War ii Williams was awarded the air medal with two clusters Silver Star and several theater ribbons. He served More than three years in the air Force. He formerly was Fayette county farm barn on the Perry Mathews property occupied by Carl Mumme eight Miles Northeast of mount pleasant was destroyed by fire tuesday afternoon. A Large amount of Hay was lost but several horses highways calling for 60 Miles an hour Days and 50 Miles at night. Other resolutions adopted by the convention included Luers wac support of the crusade for free Kenneth j. Dom program. The Resolution tie morning Sun girl s entry lakes Reserve title and calves were saved from the burning building. Fire fighters from mount pleasant Winfield and new London responded to the alarm. Some sea anemones 70 years but others live Only one year. A a a a Winfield woman wanting to make sure her crop of Musk to coins had plenty of water placed a number of holes in tin cans that were partially buried next to the vines. Then when she filled the cans with water she was sure the water was soaking to the roots. But one of the vines apparently tired of the water for it closed off its own irrigation system. A Melon grew within the can and sealed the top shut. It was necessary to slash fhe can open to get the Melon out. Go a a a woman about her minister six Days of the week he a invisible and on the seventh he a incomprehensible. A a a the a paddling Patterson a the h. M. Patterson family of Mediapolis reported tuesday they were above Clinton in their two canoes. The family is spending its Vaca Don by canoeing downstream from near the head of the Mississippi River to Burlington. They expect to reach Burlington saturday. They Are now making 30-35 Miles a Day and expect the e i r scheduled arrival to hold up. Patterson reported tuesday that he had killed a Large Rattlesnake above Dubuque while the family was camped there. A a a cleared a we recognize that winning of menus minds is the most critical of All Battles in the relentless struggle Between the free world and the slave asked repeal of a Bill passed by the 1955 legislative fixing the amount to be paid families for Aid to dependent children at $175 a month. A such a limit will work a severe hardship on the larger families a a the Resolution said. Reaffirmed support of the Federal program providing for Hospital care for veterans not Able to pay for it. Sally Becky a steer baby beef Champ a 15-year-old Danville girl Sally Beck hit the Jackpot tuesday when her Angus steer a a waddles was judged grand Champion 4-h baby beef at Burlington the delegates called upon con a Hawkeye fair. Gress to take immediate action to appropriate sufficient funds to increase the present 500-bed Veter Sally daughter of or. And mrs. Waithe Beck who live two Miles Southeast of Danville is a member of the ans Hospital at Clinton to 1,500 full of Pep 4-h club. It was the first year she has show Beds. Federal funds Iowa s roads Aid share $18.8 million de a calf at the fair. A a a a a livestock generally is re fair program Garden As a boys specially in 4-h work. Such was not the Case tuesday at the opening Day of the fair. Mary Catherine Reid 14-year-old daughter of or. And mrs. Lloyd a Reid of route one. Morning Sun showed the Reserve Champ a Hereford tonight 7 p. Parade. 8 p. Ole opry. Thursday 10 a. M a fat cattle show. I p. Ir.�?4-h livestock judg ing contest. 1 30 p. cattle show. 8 p. ruling races. Washington it the Federal.,f government has announced an Lon a e it $18,808,215 apportionment to Iowa steer. As its share of 875 million dollars Bill Belknap managed to Salvage entered in tuesdays contest. They included 83 Angus 43 herefords and 10 shorthorn. Jim Hodges Des Moines county a a a a a weighed 940 pounds on monday was selected from a Herd of her fathers feeders she said. Belknap a Champion shorthorn was raised it a the farm where he lives six and one half Miles Northeast of Mediapolis. The tall 18-year-old boy was graduated from Mediapolis High school last Spring and is a member of the Mediapolis Junior Farmers club. Belknap a prize steer weighed 950 pounds but the Young Man said it was not fat enough As yet to suit him. A we have 30 shorthorn cows on the farm a he said. A i was a freshman in High school when we started to buy cows and heifers for the Charles ton Kin son of the Yarmouth Hawk eyes showed the Reserve shorthorn Breed Champion. Hatteras n. We Hurricane Connie her mighty fist cocked at the Carolina coast held off the blow wednesday. The destructive storm lolled offshore and kept observers guessing where she would strike. The whole East coast was Alert to her danger. The weather Bureau in an 11 ., advisory placed the storm Center 225 Miles Southeast of Myrtle Beach s. C., and said there was Little movement and probably would be Little for 12 hours. The Peak wind May have dropped from 135 to 125 Miles an hour the Bureau said. Any wind Over 75 Miles an hour is Hurricane Force. A a a Hurricane warnings were hoisted from Myrtle Beach vacation spot where Hazel came ashore last year to the Virginia capes. The Bureau said the future path of Connie is Uncertain but winds probably would reach Gale Force on the North Carolina coast wednesday night and Hurricane Force by thursday morning with Dodges big question Prato takes dads advice and $32,000 the Center Likely to head for Cape Lookout Southwest of Here. The entire Eastern Seaboard remembering three 1954 hurricanes which killed More than 250 persons and caused upward of 1% billion dollars damage girded for any eventuality and kept a watchful Eye on Connie a Progress. Indications were that Connie would hit not far from the Point Hazel came to land last oct. 15 to sweep northward through the heavily populated East Clear to Canada. Most hurricanes blow themselves out shortly after they reach land. But after Hazel no chances were being taken. Towering Waves and High tides already pounded the North Caro Lina Shore and hard tropical showers pelted residents and vacationers moving to safety away from the beaches. The anti e East coast from Savannah ga., to Provincetown mass., was under Hurricane Alert. Rough seas were reported All along the area. A a a two men already have died indirectly As a result of Connie. Their Navy plane crashed at Norfolk va., As they sought to evacuate it to safety Inland. Air Force Marine and Navy planes All along the Eastern Seaboard were put in hangars or flown Inland. Navy ships put to sea to rid out the storm rather than be battered against docks. Small Craft moved by the thousands into streams and creeks. The super Carrier Forrestal still unfinished at Newport news va., was made commander department trance he Money for for the boy when extent Ion a do Rector said the the. Fiscal bet Nymn next his %0-Pound steer captured the Bab y is a mime record at on the inside Geneva conference hears Canadas a Power Outlook. Page 2. Horse show at fair last night. Page 4. Weather to be pleasant. Page 4. Hold mass of thanksgiving at pointing an accusing Finger St Johns. Page 5. Seek $10,0 k Reward fund in Wilma Allen slaying. Page 5. A. We poor mortals on the staff of the Hawk Eye Gazette mrs. Jua Nita Jennings 303 May asked if a news tip about the newspaper was permissible. A a yes we said As we peered out from behind our desk. Her tip in the aug. 8 edition three of the 16 pages were dated july 8 and the others were correctly marked. The lady has Sharp eyes we say. In errors were on pages 5, 13, and 15. Fire Protection District approved Blandinsville 111. A by a majority of nearly four to one voters approved the formation of the Blandinsville hire township fire Protection District in a special election held tuesday. F 242 ballots cast 188 favored the District and 46 opposed it. Eight ballots were spoiled. In Blandinsville precinct the vote was 81 to 19. In the Rural precincts the vote was 107 to 27. Court action against toll Road asked. Page 6. Worry clinic. Page 8. Crops need More rain. Page 12. Iowa and Illinois news. Page is. Deaths of three charged to former pm. Page 14. Radio and to programs. Page 15. President signs Reserve Bill. Page 15. Truck Check planned on East Border. Page 15. Bees lose to Quincy 3-0. Page 16. Hawk Eye Gazette swim meet to be held aug. 21. Page 16. City Golf qualifiers set. Page 17. County scorn loan rate set at $1.58. Page 19. Gis repel s. Korean rioters. Page 19. Junior editors. Page 21. Houses can he Haven in a bombing. Page 22. The fiscal year beginning next july l seven big states get 35 per cent of the total it was reported tues shorthorn Breed championship. Judging today included that of 4-h hogs open class and 4-h Dairy new York Ftp Shoemaker Gino Prato still accustomed to follow Jas sure As possible in her berth ing his fathers advice at the age a Hundred Miles off Cape cod judging was not completed in of 55�?has taken his $32,000 and construction workers Laboured Day. New York leads the list with animals poultry rabbits Garden $56,235,233 and Texas is next with arc crops $52,594,859. Involved in the apportionment Are 315 millions for the primary Road system 210 for the secondary network 175 millions for interstate j demonstrations were held later in superhighways and 175 millions for the Day. A total of 9 girls 4-h Demon stration teams and five individual demonstrations was scheduled to vie for top rankings. Boys 4-h Urban roads. The states with certain exceptions must match 50-50 the Federal Money put up for the primary secondary and Urban systems. The Federal government supplies 60 per cent of the Money for the interstate network. Iowa was allotted $7,621,742, for primary roads $5,579,210 for Sec a livestock Parade followed by the grand Ole opry is the scheduled entertainment in front of the grandstand tonight. The Parade is slated for 7 . And the opry at 8 . The grand Ole opry features the Duke of Paducah. Fair officials decided to invite the grand Ole opry to make a return visit after the Mondary roads $2,059,014 for Urban show proved a popular hit with and $3,548,249 for interstate. Iowa has 8,679 Miles of primary roads 92,125 Miles of secondary or farm to Market roads and 10,-232 Miles of Urban highways. I Nador a a a a a a by Olin Miller Many a making More fuss All the time. A nature ought to git Busy and provide us with Earl ids. Spectators a year ago. Thursdays attractions will include the increasingly popular fat cattle show. Judging in the closed division limited to entries from Des Moines and adjoining counties will beg a at 10 In the livestock building. Open class judging will Start at 130 . A 4-h livestock i tag no contest is scheduled for 1 . In the evening card of six horse running races is the scheduled entertainment. The total purse is $650. The main feature will be a mile race for $200. All horses must carry at least 115 pounds. A total of 136 baby Beeves was a a a a a the fair. The Angus were divided into five weight classes. Judge Lauren Freyermuth of Wilton Junction awarded 31 Blue ribbons to the exhibitors of Angus 15 to Hereford owners and four to shorthorn owners. The owner of the grand Champion baby beef Sally Beck said the calf was selected from a Herd of 150 feeder cattle purchased by her father. She was unable to give any reason for naming her calf waddles other than a i always thought if i Ever had a baby beef id want to Call it two calves exhibited by h e r brother Larry won red and Blue ribbons. Another brother Bobby earned another Blue award. The championship calf weighed 1,025 pounds on monday. The Reserve Champion Angus was shown by 12-year-old Larry Cady son of or. And mrs. L. B. Cady of Danville. H i s animal weighed 760 pounds. The show marked Larry a first experience in showing baby Beeves. He will be in the 7th Grade at Danville school this fall. Miss Reid of the Yarmouth Hawk eyes club is the owner of the baby beef contest until about 3 . As a result of the Large entry list and keen Competition for top rankings. A the $64,000 ques Given up on a Cable from papa Prato Italy advised Freyermuth congratulated the Are. That a enough this Way. Re fair Board upon the new livestock Gards building in which the contest was held. A crowd estimated at from through the night trying to secure a 10-million-Dollar radar Tower be in ing built at sea. A coast guard a Stop where you Cutter stood by to take them off the towering Structure. 500 to 600 persons witnessed the event. In the 4-h beef Heifer show Sandra Jarvis Yarmouth showed the Champion purebred Angus female. The Heifer owned by Rita redeem also of Yarmouth was named Reserve Champion. And that a what the Bronx Cobbler with the pleasing ways and amazing operate lore did tuesday night. Before a jammed studio and a Iowa town cracks Down on speeders Epworth it this Eastern vast television audience. Prato j a com Murty claimed some took a Check for the $32,000 he the Ngy a of a traffic ticket rec had won so far. He translated the wednesday after 31 motors to Cable from Genoa and said had bin arrested and fined with a because i take my daddy s and in a two hour Pend tuesday for Jim Toft of Danville showed the vice All my life r accept a 1 speeding in the business District. A Prato said he received the Cable any f those a Aust were out of from his 92-year-old father this s a e Drivers. Week in the midst of a dilemma Over a deluge of a a do and a a done to advice from Well wishers. Champion and Reserve Champion Sally Beck first Page 18 Iowa to get new vaccine Washington it the u. S. Health service has released another 1,177,068 shots of Salk polio vaccine for use by state or local Public agencies or private physicians including 16,986 shots or cubic centimetres to Iowa. This increases to 2,023,068 shots the amount allocated to the states and territories since the voluntary both the Hereford Champion and program for general allocation of Reserve Hereford Champion calves. She exhibited baby Beeves in two previous years at the fair. The winning Hereford which a a a a the vaccine was put into effect july 31, the health service said tuesday. The 1,177.068 Ccu a were made by Wyeth laboratories Marietta a. No one yet has tried for the grand prize on the lbs to Giveaway show. If Prato had taken a Chance and lost he would have received an expensive automobile As a Consolation prize. Prato mentioned the income tax Angle As he explained his decision to give up. After income taxes on the $32,000, he will net roughly $21,600. If he had taken a Chance and won the $64,000, he would have received about $13,480 additional after taxes. Prato said he was not worried about the income taxes but was influenced by the Cable from his father. Under the policy of the show the opera question Prato would have faced tuesday night will remain a secret. Mayor Glen Corbett said som motorists were clocked at speeds of 48 Miles an hour in a 25 mile an hour zone. The City installed a radar detection system to Cope with the speeding problem after warning signs failed to produce results the mayor said. Food Index higher new York la a a there was a slight Rise this week in wholesale food prices As measured by the Dun amp Bradstreet Index. The Index stood at $6.24 compared with $6.21 a week ago. In the same week a year ago the figure was $7.10. Rib tickler 3en<l it tout favorit wrinkles Are a sure sign of age in everything except prunes pants Nutmeg and automobile winners in baby beef Competition at grand Champion of show is this Angus and own a Sally Beck Danville. Reserve Champion amp Hereford with owner Mary retd. Morning Sun. Burlington Hawkeye fair staff photo by Roa Breed Champion shorthorn with owner Bui help showmanship award Winner Gary Peterson Medlar Etnan. Medla Nolls. Pout i

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