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Daily Times, The (Newspaper) - September 26, 1961, Davenport, Iowa
Fair enough Quad City wednes Low near the 1886 Diamond Jubilee 1961 times High xxiv september 1961 Telephone 3265 Iii r 236 newsstand j r i prick with Jubilee sections 30c edition has 236 pages by Andy Montgomery assistant City editor How Long is 75 years to an its the twinkling of an Eye to a teenager its to a newspaper its an important it Means it has acquired Reader when executives Early last Spring realized the daily times was in its Diamond Jubilee plans began to evolve for a special Issue to commemorate the today copies of that Edi Tion Are being delivered or being prepared for there Are six sections totalling 236 next event to Mark the Diamond Jubilee year will be an open House to be held 7 As a pre Lude to National newspaper what form the question at the outset was what form should the edition Lake in its Golden anniversary Issue in the times had painstakingly detailed the history of the this was repealed and augmented with the morn ing democrats Centennial Edi lion in it was decided therefore 111 it the times Diamond Jubilee would attempt to compare life in its naval year of 1886 with that of in effect he threescore and 35 it soon to be be a timetable of Progress for the Quad City Community has scored remark Able advances in All phases of living in the last 75 it takes research researchers went to work in each member of the times news staff was assigned to delve into the then and now aspects of the institutions on his hundreds of photographs and drawing from the elegant 80s were assembled for comparison with fresh pictures being taken by the artists went to work creating four original cover news editor Ron Lorenz in was handed the task of reducing the Mountain of material to Ilses the goal was to use As Many pictures As possible a n d keep the stories Short and inter to an oldster 75 years is the twinkling of an Eye and fortunately Many the Community could recall 1886 As if it were some of them came Forward with anecdotes and even whole More pages although it had been planned to keep the edition in four Sec continued on Page 4 miss Karen Thomas of Daven port displays the threescore and fifteen Diamond Jubilee edition of the times issued the four sections Are being distributed in special polyethylene bags to protect As is shown color photo by Phil Hutchison Juk okays arms Agency by Whitney Shoemaker new York a president Kennedy today follows up his Challenge to the soviets to engage in a race for peace by signing a Bill new arms control and disarmament with that Challenge before the United nations clearly in the president arranged to sign the Bill with the measure was passed by Congress three Days the Man expected to head the new disarmament Wil Liam was among government officials and Zens invited to attend the sign Foster is a former foreign Aid administrator and assistant Secretary of necessary Kennedy recommended the legislation setting up the saying it was needed to draft Dis armament proposals and to con duct research in methods rising the control of after the signing the president will head for a six Day vacation at press Secretary Pierre Salinger said reports reaching the presi Dent described reaction to his speech As Adlai ambassador to the United told newsmen he had encountered Universal especially in View of Kennedy proposals for Dis armament and a Strong sex Kennedy own evaluation of the results of his first appearance be fore the United nations was not made personal widely scattered he soundings with lunching with latin american officials and conferring with neutralise Prince Norodom Sihanouk of Charles exam Dies Page 2 but Tyndorf classified 25 comics editorial markets Moline obituaries Rock Island society sports radio features Bridge 211the 111 crossword 22 Bear it 10 j Ahby 20 j Uncle Kay 191 191 guess who 20 Berlin shapes sales decline Des Moines a sales at the 189 state owned liquor stores declined in the second straight month sales were off since a Price increase july Kennedy boosts Hopes London apra Dio Moscow asserted to Day president Kennedy disarmament proposals to the general As Sembly Are unset Isaac by John Hightower United a the rough outline of a possible East West agreement to end the Berlin crisis is beginning to appear in official state including presi Dent Kennedy speech to the United this development indicated to As some Western diplomats Are saying that sooner or later the soviet Union and the Allied Powers will agree on a Compromise formula for opening negotiations to Sec whether a Deal is Uncertain what is highly Uncertain is whether the formula can be worked out in Western diplomatic talks now under Way with Sovil foreign minister Andrei Gro the talks could produce Accord in the next few Days i Premier Khrushchev is ready to Case the tensions Over Berlin if he is the current of forts of Secretary of stale dear Rusk and British foreign so arc Lary lord Home will end h should these preliminary discussions tin Prospect is that some new Cifor to arrange negotiations will be undertaken later in the Wisl can leaders seem privately con Vinced of this because the alter native to a Berlin settlement a Well be a nuclear defense Kennedy old the United a Lions monday the Western Power arc to defend Wes Berlin by whatever Means forced upon but he expressed Confidence Ilia firmness and reason can Lead to a peace ii Thelma Bur Delegate for the Iowa federation of labor women Aux pins identification badge 011 Neel pcs Delegate of the american federation of government during registration at if state convention at hotel Blackhawk watching is Russ Des presi Dent of the federation of govern ment staff photo settlement with Ford gets push by Dwight Pitkin Detroit a the United Aulo workers Union sought speedy settlement with Ford motor after winding up the last of its local differences with general motors sources close to the bargaining table said Law president Walter Reu Lucr hoped to Complete new Ford contract by thursday once Ford is settled the Law will turn to a vital Fisher body stamping Plant at West went Back to work monday end ing two weeks of crippling local strikes at general assured of the final pm made his first personal appearance at Ford Mon Day since opening Day formalities and received from the company an offer paralleling the pm set Iowa Falcio plan Lewis hike student Aid an increase in the Iowa federation of labor scholarship program was recommended today by Jack if in his report to the federations Falcio state convention in Davenport 0 u r scholarship should be raised from 500 to to greatly increase the number of students Lewis in some 700 students look part in the scholarship program and in 1961 there were More than he pointed True picture we have to reach All of the students we can so that when they become part of the work Icv will understand the True Pic Ture of Trade unionism its goal and Lewis More controversy was added to the list of resolutions expected to be introduced during business and the Campaign for the presidency to succeed retiring Ray Mills Nar rowed to a iwo Man drops out Earl Baum of Des Moines with Drew his name from consideration As president and said he will continued on Page 61 heres array of features in Jubilee sections Section one cover Section two cover the daily times today publishes a special 208 Page supplement in Cele bration of its Diamond divided into four Sec each with its own facet of the threescore and 15 Edi Tion is devoted to a comparison of life in the elegant 80s when the times came into and the sparkling Section entitled threescore and 15 this Section is introduced with an original Paul Norton Wal Creolor painting of the present Davenport newspaper it Foini Wircs let the kickers and croak ers was a Busy place on front Street when they Laid out the from he in acc to a new Home alongside com Mercial the Man in the red leather was a cold Day in january when Adler came to he Nellie blazes a heres the first wedding Story to appear in the million plus operation now keeps times on a Long Way from front whats ahead for the publisher Philip Adler looks into the who stole the chiefs Rig v Fulton makes a Democrat uni is an up a Man had no Money this Davenport daily look bar Ter tear Down Page hold 3 for pictures a newsroom handles a murder differently As is revealed by the record just what they first want ads included report on miss Morris lost Here Are the ads of yes continued on Page 3 Section three cover Section four cover i
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