La Grande observer. (La Grande, Or.) 1959-1968, August 05, 1959, Page 8, Image 8

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    Observer, La Grande, Ore., Wed., Aug. 5, 1959 Page 8
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EXCHANGE VISITS ANNOUNCED President Eisen
hower called a hasty news conference in Washington at
which he announced that he and Soviet Premier Khru
shchev will exchange visits this fall. The President said
he hopes the visits will contribute to the cause of world
peace and give both of them the opportunity to see how
the other country is living.
Airplanes were used to bomb
both fire with borate solution
while KKI firefiuhtcrs fought the
Malheur blaze and 140 fought the
Sisters blaze.
Meanwhile, in northern Cali
fornia 475 encircled a fire that
burned l.ioo acres in Plumas Na
tional Forest destroying a rang'.-r
std'io.'i at Lights Creek.
Girl Scouts Removed
A tire that forced the removal
!of 140 Oakland Girl Scouts from
a camp in the High Sierra was
hrouulit under control Tuesday
ImorninB. after burning to within
3'i miles of Yosemit-; National
Park.
The 10.000 acre brush fire near
San Bernardino which the Forest
Service said was "definitely set
by man" claimed the life of on
Indian firefighter and burned sev
eral others.
A force of 170 firefighters suc
ceeded during th night in pushing
fhelines around lh 30 miles per
imeter of the fire that broke out
Sunday.
The man who died was stricken
with a heart attack early today
while on lire lines.
Market Quotations
PORTLAND DAIRY
PORTLAND uri) Dairy
market:
Kggs To retailers: Grade AA
extra large, 50-33C doz.; AA large.
47-4ic: A large. 44 47c: AA medi
um, 37-40C: AA small. 26-28C. car
tons l-3c additional.
Butler To retailers: AA and
grade A prints. 65c lb.; carton, lc
hiuher: B nrints. 63c.
Cheese I medium cured To
retailers: A giade cheddar single
daisies, 41-51c? processed Amen
can cheese, 5-lb. loaf. 40-43C.
N. Y. STOCKS
NEW YORK ILTH Stocks
extended Tuesday's losses on in
creased volume today.
Industrials made their lowest
prices around noon when Dul'ont
was selling at a loss of nearly
7 points. That issue came back
substantially and others regained
small amounts.
Electronics ard other stocks
having a connection with defense
work were haider hit thai the
main list. Electronics were ham
mered down 1 to more than 4
points and their recovery from
the lows was small. Airctafts
registered losses running to more
than a point.
Steel issues generally were low
er although the leading issues
U.S. Steel and Bethlehem only
gave up fractions. Chemicals were
, lower as a group. Ford firmed
but other motors registered small
declines. Metals eased. Oils went
back on average.
Tire shares were down more
than a point on average. Ameri
can Home Products lost 2 in the
drugs. Owens Coming fell more
than 3 in the glas3 group and
Polaroid was down a similar
amount in the cameras. Common
wealth Edison was a lirm spot in
the utilities.
Mary hi 1 1 Flames
Destroy School;
No One Injured
MARYHIl.L, Wash. UPI A
schoolhouse and other structures
were destroyed by fire here Tues
day that apparently started in a
packing shed. No one was re
ported hurt.
The flames spread to the school
house and two cabins. Maryhill
is a Columbia river town across
from Biggs, Ore.
Fire equipment was summoned
from Dallcsport, Guldendale and
Ccnterville to help the Maryhill
Fire District contain the flames.
Strong winds fanned the blaze.
The Maryhill school was 67
years old.
PORTLAND LIVESTOCK
PORTLAND I CPU ICSDAl
Livestock:
Cattle 300; load high good with
few low choice Y lb. fed steers
steady at 2, with 4 head out at
27; two loads fed heifers unsold;
cows steady; utility cows Hi. 50
17; 31 head load near 1000 lb.
potato fed utility cows 17.50; can
ners and cutlers mostly 13-15;
Holstein cutters to Iti 50; cutter
bulls 18-22 50; few utility bulls 23.
Calves 75; vealers steady; good
and choice 26-2!); few 30; utility
and standard vealers and calves
19-25; culls down to 13.
Hogs 400; butchers steady; U.S.
No. 1 and 2 butchers 185-220 lbs.
16 25-16 50; mixed No. 1. 2 and 3
180-235 lbs. 15.25-16; mixed grade
sows 350-550 lbs. 10 50 12. 50.
Sheep 800; trade active; all
classes steady; around 10 head
choice 82-103 lb. central Oregon
spring slaughter lambs 20.50;
largely choice spring lambs from
local area IS 50-20; tew good down
to 18: cull to good slaughter ewes
2.50-4.50; good and choice 70 85
lbs. feeder lambs 15-16; few
fieshy feeders 86-95 lbs. 16.50-17.
Tacoma Pro
Leads In NW
Open Golf Test
SALEM i CPU Professional'
Chuck Condon of Tacoma,
Wash., turned in a 70 Tuesday to
go with Monday's, 66 and kept
his lead in the 50th annual North
west 0n Golf tournament at
Salem Golf cluh. His 136 was
four-under-par.
Eddie llogan of Portland, who
tied Congdon Monday, carded a
74 Tuesday and dropped to an
even-par 140.
Washington state golfers dom
inated the rest of the ranking
field, which was trimmed to 68
players Tuesday, 40 of them professionals.
Ron Weber of Kelso, the only
amateur near the top and a jun
ior next year on the champion
University of Houston team, shot
69-69138 for second place, along
with Seattle's John Hoctmer and
Tacoma's Al Fcldman. lloetmer
had a 68 Tuesday and Feldmun
a 71.
Three players tied at 1.19. They
were Sid Harman, of Yakima,
who shot a 67 Tuesday for the
best single round of the day:
Tom Marlowe of Portland and
Cliff Whittle. Twin Falls. Idaho.
It took 148 or better to qualify
for today's 36-holc final round.
Oregon 0en champion Bob l)u-
den, Portland, had 70 - 70140
Jury Clears
Man In Death
Of Infant
OAKLAND. Calif. (UPD A
jury of nine men and three wom
en acquitted Robert A. Jamison
Tuesday of charges he fatally
heat his 18-month-old stepson in
Alameda, Calif., two years ago.
The jury returned the verdict
after 5'i hours of deliberation.
Jamison, 21. a former circus
roustabout, contended that the
child, Ronald Weber, fell down a
flight of stairs and suffered fatal
injuries when he tried to adminis
ter artificial respiration
His wife, Nellie, 20, had
charged that he beat the child
to death for crying. She turned
him in last October, a year after
the boy s death. j
Jamison, who stood tensely as
the jurors filed in, slumped with
relief when the verdict was an
nounced. He lowered his head and
murmured, "thank you," to Pub
lic Defender George Nye, who
was standing beside him.
"I never felt more relieved in
my life," Nye said after the
verdict. "I was positive Jamison
wasn't guilty."
Jamison expressed no bitterness
towards his now-divorced wife,
who was in Bellingham, Wash.,
Tuesday with her sole surviving
child, Johnny Jamison, 2.
J don't know just what I m
going to do now," Jamison said.
"But I m going to try to get my
son back."
No Relatives Among 'Intern
Workers' In Official's Office
By FRANK ELEAIER
UPI Staff Writm-
WASIIINGTOM (VPU Rep.
Ken Hechler iD W.Va.l, who is 44
and a bachelor, wants it known
he has no relatives on his con
gressional payroll.
All that mob of beautiful girls
and studious boys at work in his
office are no kin to Hechler. Be
sides, most of them aren't on the
payroll.
They work free, and fight for
the chance to do so. Some come
from high schools and others
from college. They call them
selves interns in government
Hechler, you may recall, is the
Ph.D. and political science profes
sor who decided last year to put
to the test what he had taught
so many years on how to get
elected to office.
Voters Give Him "A"
He was among the vast major
ity in West Virginia's 4th congres
sional district surprised to learn
that the voters had given him an
News Briefs
FARM WORKERS SCARCE
VIENNA fUPI) Czechoslova
kia Minister of Agriculture Lubo
mir Strougal Tuesday night ap
pealed to the Czech people to
"help bring in the harvest" be
cause of an acute shortage of
farm workers. Strougal warned
that Czechoslovakia faced a "crop
disaster" unless more farm help
was recruited.
A in the campaign and graduated
him right into Congress. But it
turned out he didn't leave all the
students behind.
Now he is one member of Con
gress who can't afford to com
plain that there's not enough help.
One more volunteer assistant in
Suite 137 of the old House office
building and Hechler would have
to give up bis chair.
That cbair is all he can claim
for his own now, and even that
sometimes is kept warm in his
absence. When 1 dropped in to see
the beautiful girls, on the pretext
of writing a piece about Hechler,
somebody was otit for the day,
and this was fortunate, since 1
hate to talk standing up.
Ptnonnel Not In Wy
"So tar," kaid llcclilcr, a quiet,
spectacled, thoughtful type who
might easily be mistaken for a
professor of political science,
"they haven't got in my hair. Of
course 1 haven't got much to get
in. As a matter of fact, they'we
all been a big help. You might
think the place looks confused
and sometimes it is. But it's in
teresting" Every House memler can hire
eight assistants, and charge their
pay to the taxpayers. Hechler us
ually has maybe 10 more work
ing for experience, excitement,
and love of the Job. As of Wednes
day, he thought he had 20, all
told.
His letterheads list his regular
helpers, as do those of many
other members of Congress. Be
low the names he had, added
"li anv volunteer help can
get' .'
He doesn't really mean this. So
many high school students back
in his district wanted to spend a
week in his office this summer
he ran essay contests last rpring
in each of the district's 10 coun
ties. A boy and girl each w ere se
lected from each by boards of
three local judges.
Htchltr Pays Fare
Hechler pays their train fare to
and from Washington. The kids
live here with families who are
members of the West Virginia
State Society. Hechler gives each
volunteer $2U as spending money.
Between office chores, they and
"their seniors from places like
Marshall College, Cornell. Welles
ley, and Williams visit the White
House, watch House and Senate
In notion, and see the Washing,
ton sights. 'K" 17 year old c4
into President Eisenhower's week
ly press conference and wrote,
the story for her hometown paer.
Each week Hechler lines u
some public figure for his helpers
to interview for TV. Wednesday
they questioned Bob Kennedy,
counsel to the Senate Labor Rackr
ets Committee.
"It's been everything I expect
ed and more," said Barbara Car
penter. 17. a brunette beauty frorQ
Spencer High School in Roane
County. W. Va.
That's about what they all saiil,
including congressman Hechler.
He has decided in fact that
being part of the government
beats just talking about it ip
classrooms. He said if the voters
are willing, he will make a career
out of it. I
Actor Mitchum
Loses To Judo
In Irish Bar '
DUBLIN i UPI ' Hollywood he
man Rolwrt Mitchum tangled
with a gimpy little Irishman in
a bar here Monday night and
wound up nursing a cut eye and
a fat lip. it was reported today.
The Irishman turned out to be
a judo expert.
He limped up to the actor in a
Dublin pub and asked him to sign
his wife's autograph book. Mitch
um complied by scrawling an un
printable message in the book.
When the Irishman compiainea.
the actor dumped his drink over
the Irishman's head, exclaiming
'Peace. . . peace. . . peace. . .
that's all I want.
The Irishman expressed a few-
outspoken opinions about Mitch-
urn's manners and probable an
cestry, and the strapping actor
charged head down like a bull. A
skillfully applied judo hold sent
him flying, and the Irishman
nolxxly got his name limped
quietly off into the night.
'Bob is inclined to chalk it all
up to experience, a spokesman
said today. .
FAGS 23
OREGON'S CENTENNIAL ALBUM
William sargent.
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1651 AND 6ET UPA SMALL STORE HE 6KUSBEP 6TUMPQ
TO PAY HIS FIRST TAXES niff
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POWER IN OREGON TRANSPORTA
TION ANP HEAVY INDUSTRY, IN ISflT
HE FORMED COMPANY
TO COMPLETE THE'
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. Ma sifts to charity L-A'ft.
WERE IMPRESSIVE' HE WAS fi AtfS
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EDISON ESTATE DEDICATED
WEST ORANGE, N.J. (UPH
The rambling, 23-room Victorian
style mansion of the late Thomas
A. Edison ' will be dedicated as a
national monument today. The
mansion, recognized as an out
standing example of Victorian ar
chitecture, will be turned over to
the National Park Service. Known
as Clenmont, it was Edison's
home for 45 years and the scene
OFFERS NIKITA TIME
NEW YORK (UPI) The Na
tional Broadcasting Co. is offer
ing Soviet Premier Nikita S.
Khrushchev "equal time" to an
swer Vice President Richard M.
Nixon's Russian radioTV spech.
the network said Monday. NBC
said it suggested that Khrush
chev record a speech using the
equipment displayed by Radio
Corp. of America at the U.S. Ex
hibit in Moscow the same equip
ment before which Khrushchev
and Nixon carried on a portion of
their public debate on the exhib
it's opening day. "
FORCED MIXING CHARGED
JACKSON. Miss. (UPI) The
Mississippi Methodist Conference
charged Monday that Methodist
publications are trying to "force
integration of the races through
out the entire country." The con
ference said in a report that the
race relations problem must be
settled by individual areas. But
it called for cooperation between
ine races to Dnng Negroes "to a
place of responsible citizenship."
AUTHOR QUARANATINED
NEW YORK (UPI) Patrick
Dennis, the author of "Auntie
Mame," was in quarantine today
at the U.S. Public Health Hospital
on Staten Island because he for
got, to take a smallpox shot be
fore going to Russia in June.
Dennis was put in quarantine on
his arrival from Europe Monday
when public health officials noted
that his vaccination certificate
had expired.
SPACE-BOUND SPINACH
FAR M1NUDALK, N Y. (L'PI
Spinach and turnip seeds will be
sent into space sometime this
week as part of a program to de
termine a diet for future space
explorers. Republic Aviation sci
entists, who made the announce
nient Tuesday night, said the
seeds will be sent more than 100,
M) feet high in a Navy balloon,
at which height they will be ex
posed to lethal doses of radia
tion. "
Grand Ole Opry
Tickets On Sale
Tickets for the appearance of
the Grand Ole Opry will go on
sale today. They may be purchas
ed from any chamber member.
The show which is the largest
unit ever to appear in the area
will be here September 5, to give
their performance in the high
school auditorium at 7:30 p.m.
Webb Pierce, a Decca record
ing star, will be a featured per
former. He is now number two
on the Western Hit Parade.
Smokey Pleacher, "America's
funniest Western commcdian," is
alsco slated to appear along with
seven other various acts.
After the performance, a spe
cial dance will be held a; the Ar
mory with Judy Lynn and her or
chestro furnishing the music. The
dance will begin at 9:30 p m.
The Opry group is sponsored
by the Jaycees.
Non-Surgical Method
Cures Hemorrhoids Painlessly
A relatively painless, non
surgical method of treating
hemorrhoids (piles) is work
ing therapeutic miracle for
thousands who suffer from
rectal and colon disorder.
A recently developed elec
tronic treatment is proving
more effective than lurgery,
with none of the after effect
of surgery.
The treatment require no
hospitalization or confine
ment. Patients show marked
Improvement almost im
mediately, and uncompli.
cated case can be frequent
ly corrected in a little as 10
days.
Descriptive booklet your
free without obligation by
writing the Dean Clinic,
Chiropractie Physicians,
2026 N. E. Sandy Blvd.,
Portland 13, Oregon. '
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