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Record-Eagle (Newspaper) - June 21, 1957, Traverse City, Michigan RECORD-EAGLE. TRAVERSE CITY, MICHIGAN FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 1957 PaSe 17 Loses Senate Battle Over Civil Rights T. C. Summer Classes Full AIT. I'LKASANT The directed hold in Traverse ii'l sponsored hy Central ;in field bet-vices y inu enrollment i'Ml ffil future between niriil College field s iind th'; T rave rye City MAYFLOWER NORMAL INSTALLATION Over HO Of To The Gi-.iiul 122 Cass St. Dial WI 7-5670 I public schools, the directed teach- ing program makes it possible for i area secondary or elementary 1 leathers to obtain graduation re- quirements. Dr. Glenn Loomis, Traverse City i superintendent of schools, has re- ported a maximum enrollment. j Three critic teachers from the area are supervising the student teachers and the Su boys and girls enrolled iu a summer school pro- gram. Marjorie Votcy, Mildred Howell and Victor Peterson are the critics, i lid Johnston, elementary supervis- or, and Eclridge Dryer, supervisor uf the directed teaching program, are also working to make the pro- ram succesful. The program has been beneficial to teachers in the field who are i working toward a college degree j and who must earn required hours in psychology and education. MMPA BUYS PLANT OVID, .MICK., June 21 (UP) The Michigan Milk Producers Association has purchased the j Ovid plant of the Detroit Creamery Co. To Listen To THE HUNGRY THREE BEER, LIQUOR, WINE AND FOOD THE DANCING IS FREE SATURDAY NITES BOBBIE'S JEAN'S YUMA, MICH. Coo! pet of the teen set... real thirst- quencher Nothing does It like Seven-Up! You deserve 7-UP, accept no imitation. Your favorite dealer has it or can get it for-you. FOR SERVICE CALL YOUR LOCAL DISTRIBUTOR Phones WI 7-9749 -fr WI 6-8406 At Ward Eaton Used Car Lot g 325 E. Front St. Dial WI 6-7306 THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL' J1955 PLYMOUTH 4 DOOR "SAVOY" 1 transmission, radio, heater. EATON Open Mon., Wed., Fri. 'till p.m. 325 E. FRONT Across from A P Store 1953 STUDEBAKER COMMANDER V-S HARDTOP HcMlrr. Radio, Overdrive. 1952 MERCURY MONTEREY 4 DOOR Mcrcumulic Drue. 1952 FORD CUSTOMLINE V-8 Ht'atrr, iiadio. Very 1952 CHEVROLET 2 DOOR luiiliu. Hi'utrr. 1951 CHEVROLET STYLELINE 2 DOOR Kadio. llt'iUer. 1951 STUDEBAKER COMMANDER 2 DOOR Kuclio. Heater, Overdrive. A Filibuster Seems Certain WASHINGTON. June 21 (UP) The south has losi a mHJor battle in ths senate for the first time over civil rights legislation, i but lias not yet lost the war. The biggest battles are still to come and probably will tie up the senate during most of July in a filibuster. But even then, the chances that southern Democrats can defeat the bill will be much less bright than in past years. Supports ot the house-approved administration civil rights bill a first-round victory in the 1957 struggle last night. By a vote of to 39, the senate refused to fol- low normal procedure and send I the house bill to its judiciary com- mittee, where a similar measure has been bottled up since last win- ter. The effect of this vote was to hold the bill in the senate, where it can be taken up by a majority vote like any bill reported by a senate committee. The motion to take up the bill is not expected until shortly after the July 4 holi- day. Because that motion will be sub- ject to filibuster, it can, in fact, be carried only if supporters of the I bill can muster tlie Gl votes re- i quired lo shut off debate under the senate's anti-filibuster rule. .Last night's vote did not repre- sent a. true test on the civil rights issue because it came on a pro- cedural question and involved a departure from senate custom. For instance, a number of northern and western Democrats, such as Sens. John F. Kennedy Mike Mansfield (Mont.) and Wayne L. Morse of Orgeon, who favor civil rights legislation, lined up with the southern bloc. They believed the bill should have been referred to committee and an attempt made later to discharge it if the com- mittee failed to act. In all, 11 Democrats and 34 Re- publicans voted against referring the bill to committee; 34 Demo- crats and five Republicans voted for referral. I The vote came after eight hours of debate on a move formally launched by Senate GOP Leafier William F. Knowland. The seuate was functioning under procedure which did not permit unlimited debate or filibuster, so the debate could not be delayed indefinitely. Sens. Paul H. Douglas Hubert H. Humphrey (D-Minn.) and Thomas C. Hennings Jr. (D- Mo.) led the Democratic bloc sup- porting Knowland. Sen. Richard C. Russell quarterback for the house in all senate contests over civil rights legislation, led the fight to get the bill sent to committee. He warned that the Knowland plan could create chaos by setting a prece- dent for senata action on bills without study by committee. THE 'CAIRO-DAMASCUS AXIS' IS OUT OF KILTER SYRIA HAS BROKEN PROMISE TO GIVE JORDAN FINANCIAL AID FOR 8SEAKING WITH GREAT BRITAIN IS KILLED AS LEBANON VOTE SHOWS PRO-WESTERN TREND JORDAN CLOSES CAIRO EMBASSY LEBANON ISRAEL JORDAN CLAIMS SYRIA TOOK PART IN A PLOT AGAINST KING HUSSEIN EGYPT MILITARY ATTACHE KICKED OUT OF LIBYA ON ACCUSATION OF STIRRING UP TROUBLE AND DISTBIBUTING ARMS ADDIS ABABA ETHIOPIA THIS MAP points up a few of the reasons why the "Cairo Damascus Axis" is out of kilter in the Middle East. Indications are that the influence of Egypt and Syria is waning among Arab nations. Won't Try Adoption of Tommie RFD' GRAND HAVEN, MICH., Juna 21 Robert Betiikes yes- terday reluctantly decided agnlnst attempting to adopt "Tommie infant round abandoned Tuesday in a rural mailbox on Beuuke's mail route. Bethke, 41, Grand Haven, a rural mail carrier, said he and his wife mads Iheir decision for the "bene- fit of the child." "We have decided he would be a marked said Mrs. Belhke. "If ho lived with us I'm afraid he might be referred tj as the 'mail- box baby' for the rest ol his life." LINER STARTS TRIPS DETROIT, June luxury liner S. S. Aciuarama, the largest passenger ship on the Great Lakes with accommodations for persons, was scheduled to begin regular service today be- tween Detroit and Cleveland. REGISTRATION NOTICE TO THE QUALiniSD BISECTORS OF THE OK CLEAR- WATEU. KALKASKA COUNTY, MICHIGAN PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Township Board of Clearwatcr Township, Kalknska County, Michi- gan, has called n special election to held on Mouday, July 22, 1957. The late day upon which quali- fied but unregistered electors may register, in ordt'r to bo eligible to vote at Biiid special election called to he held on Monday, .luly 22, 1957, is Monday, Juno 24, 1957, on which date I will be at my home in Rapid City, botwoen the hours of o'clock, a.m. and o'clock, p.m., Easteru Stand- ard Time, for Hie purposo of re- ceiving applications tor rcglstro- tiou. Coburn Tuller Township Clerk Clcarwntcr Township Kalkaska County, Michigan 15, 17, IS, 19, 20, 21, For Want Ads Phone WI 7-7410 'Miracle' of Benny Hooper Followed by Big Headache Crushed to Dealh by Money Pile WASHINGTON, June truck load of money has crushed to death an employe of the Treasury department. Twenty nine year old Anthony Schroeder of Silver Spring, Md., was buried beneath SOO pounds of money Tuesday when a money truck overturned at the bureau of engraving. Bureau officials said Schroeder fell beneath the mountain of money -while desperately trying to keep the truck from tipping. He died yesterday at a "Washing- ton hospital. William Henry Harrison was the oldest U. S. president to take office. He was 68. MANORVILLE, N. Y., June Benjamin Hooper fam- ily woke up this week to the morning after a "miracle." In some respects it's been a .headache. Benny Hooper, Jr., 7, fell into a sandy well lioie five weeks ago tonight. The eyes and prayers.of the nation were focused' on tlie yard behind the Hooper's neat little gray house as hundreds of rescuers fought shifting sand and exhaustion for 24 hours. Benny was saved. "How can we possibly hank everybody for what they Mrs. Hooper said today. "We are so happy at what all of them did.'.' But the after effects have be- come more devastating than the destruction of the Hooper garden beneath the feet of the rescuers and the tires of their trucks. There are troubles that were born of pub- lic kindness as well. "It I snt down to think about them all at once, I'd be in Islip right Mrs. Hooper said, re- ferring to a nearby state mental hospital. At the top of the list Is a. bill from Dr. Joseph Kris, who stood' at the toil of the well throughout Benny's imprisonment, directing life-saving oxygen to his sandy prison, and tended him through a subsequent week in the hospital. "I don't know what to Mrs. Hooper said. "If we had the money, we would try to pay it, but you can't get blood from a stone." Hooper, a road worker, brings ?G2 a week. Mrs. Hooper earns an additional working nights as a telephone operator. She has been unable to work since the been too many other things to cope with. She expects to return next .week. A sympathetic public has made gifts to the family. In cash they have totalled less than Mrs. Hooper said. That has made up her salary and just a bit more, she said. There have been two, pay- ments for television appearances. Ono is a trust fund which cannot be touched until Benny is 21. The other the Hoopers gave in grati- tude to the volunteer Mauorville fire department fo'r its part in the rescue, she said. A magazine bought Mrs. Hooper's story tor another ?400, but that hasn't been paid yet. Benny has received boxes of bubble gum, comic books and small toys and three big presents, his mother said, a car that really runs, a bicycle, and a valuable German shepherd dog. The Insurance has gone Blrs. Hooper said. "There have heen so many sight- seers, and the children all want to ride in the she explained.! The fami'.y has had to increase its liability Insurance. The- insur- ance man has urged that they fence the yard in addition, she said. They haven't decided what to do about that. One other gift the family did .offer of a Pennsylvania resort owner for a nine-day vaca- tion on the house. "Our family doctor told us to go." Mrs. Hooper said, and they did. But they came home Sunday to the morning after. "It's been a bad she said. "Our car broke down. And I had to have a tooth pulled in Pennsylvania. That cost us 540." Awaits Sentence For Manslaughter MOUNT CLEMENS, MICH., June Warren town-1 ship plumbing contractor wrill be sentenced July 1 in the death of a Grosse Pointe Woods mail who was dating his wife. Raymond Oestman, 51, was round guilty of manslaughter yes- terday. The jury deliberated nearly two hours before reaching the ver- dict. Circuit Judge Alton H. Noe continued Oestman's bond. Oestman, who claimed self-de- fense, said he struck Lome R. Moodie, 46, after the man returned home with his wife early one morning. The Traverse City fire depart- ment received a call last night from a residence at 517 Second street. .The cause of the alarm was'a rubbish fire'in the alley directly behind the residence. No damage occurred and the trucks were back at the station at p.m. Wow, that's Good appearance stems from flood health. Have a check-up by your doctor. Let us fill any prescriptions needeci> SUMMER'S HERE See Us for Beach Toys, Bathing Caps, Suntan Lotion IN EASTFIELD Turnpike Authority Studies Financing NEW YORK, June Representatives of the Michigan Turnpike Authority met yesterday with financial interests 'in New York to look into the possibility: ot toll roads in the state. The financial experts toldj George Higgins, authority chair- man, that a turnpike would be feas.- able only if it has no competition from a free expressway. This leaves the toil road ques- tion still up in the air, because Michigan highway department offi- cials are not sure on the route ot a proposed'freeway through t.ie southeastern part ot the state, the same area where the turnpike would be built. SAFE AS AM ERICA." US SAVINGS BONDS (or anyone on your list) Make