The Bend bulletin. (Bend, Deschutes County, Or.) 1917-1963, July 02, 1955, Page 1, Image 1

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High yesterday, M degree.
Imi laat night, 27 dt-irreea. Sun
Jet today, 7:51. Sunrise tomor
row, 4:27.
Clear this afternoon through
Sunday; low tonight MM; high
Sunday 65-70.
52nd Year One Section
Bend, Deschutes County. Oregon, Saturday, July 2, 1955
Eight Pages
No. 177
Bend Mirror Pond P
Delay Seen
In Releasing
New Vaccine
ernment said today it does not ex
pect to announce the ruleas? of any
additional Saik polio vaccine im
mediately. The National Institute of Health
said "no public announcement con
cerning the release of vaccine i.s
anticipated" as the immediate re
sult of a meeting yesterday and
today of the government's vaccine
clearance committee.
In a brief statement at the con
clusion of the two-day session, the
national institute said:
"The Technical Advisory Com
mittee met with the technical rep
resentatives of vaccine producers
Friday and Saturday. Experiences
of the manufacturers in applying
recent amendments to minimum
standards for producing and test
ing of vaccine were discussed.
"Review and recommendations
concerning the release of vaccine
was not the primary purpose off
ine meeting una no puonc an
nouncement concerning the re
lease of vaccine is anticipated as
an immediate outcome of this
The panel of six scientists in
cluded Dr. Jonas E. Sulk, develop
er of the vaccine.
Until the National Institute's an
nouncement, it had been expected
that the panel would give a go
ahead today for the release of well
over 3.000.000 doses enough to
give one shot to 3.000.000 children
in the school Inoculation program
of the National Foundation for In
fantile Paralysis.-- - '
Today's announcement means a
.further indefinite delay in carry
ing out the mass Inoculation pro
gram. No vaccine has been released
by the government since June 6.
Methodists Set
A ground-breaking ceremony for
the addition to the First Metho
dist church will be held Sunday
afternoon, July 3, at 3 o'clock.
Bids for the concrete and steel
work of the 38 x 80 foot two-story
addition will be opened on July
The addition, on the east end
of the present building, will face
Kansas avenue and Staats street.
It will contain Sunday School
rooms, a small chapel, a pastor's
study and the church office.
Dr. George Roseberry, superin
tendent of the Salem District ofi
the Methodist Church, will be pre
sent and participate in the ground
breaking service. All members
and Interested friends are invited
to be present. '
CLIMBER MAKES RESCUE A Siamese cat, stranded for three days, walling bitterly, in
the top of a tall juniper behind the homa of M'. and Mrs. Bud Evans, 503 Newport, was
brought down Friday afternoon by R. E. Rogers, a splicer for Pacific Telephone and Telegraph
Company, shown in circle at left. Shaken by Its ordeal, the cat refused milk offered by Evans,
but later ate meat from Mrs. Evans' hand. Evans fixed it a box In the back yard, and put an
ad in the paper. Police have received no reports of lost cat. (Bend Bulletin Photos)
Mercury Drops
To Lowest July
Mark Recorded
Bend last night exKrlenced
Its lowest IuU temp- rut lire In
the half -century history o! the
local weather station whi n the
ni;-rjury briefly dipped to 1:0.8
degr ::, mid w:m ffi"iHy en
tered In record hb '11 degrees.
On four previous occasions
m'.ii'.;b the ttinr! of the Ntatiuti
early hi the - cent'irv the mer
cury reaehed 28 degree.
The mean minimum for July
Is 45 A decrees.
Observers In charge of the lo
cal w. ntln r Nation suld the tent
krjtnre reniiiined at 27 degrres
Vjr only a short time Inst night,
before a cover of low cloud
moved into the area.
Bend was one of the-chilllest
tpiU hi the country last night,
temperatures from other points
indicate. However there was
some soow In the Korkies, and
In the northern Cascades.
Six Inches of snow un re
ported yesterday at Tlmberllne
on Ml. H'Mid.
Light hiiow fell on Central
Oregon peaks earlier in the week.
Gromyko Shows
Interest in Plan
MOSCOW (UP) A group of
American Quakers reported today
they had got Acting Soviet Foreign
Minister Andrei Gromyko interest
ed in their own blueprint for peace.
Clarence E. Pickett of Philadel
phia, secretary emeritus of th-.
American Friends Service Com
ml tee, presented the proposal to
.Gromyko in an interview at the
Soviet Foreign Office Friday night.
Picket said Gromyko had stud
ied the plan and "evinced inter
Pickett said the Quakers' pro
posal for peace and checking
armaments is based on the In
ternational Labor Organizations
(ILOl scheme for inspection of
factories by its inspectors for spot
checks on labor conditions.
Group Sets Up
'Trailer City'
Trailer Tiilicums of the Pacific
northwest were moving into Bend
in increasing numbers today, to
set up quarters in Bend's impro
vised trailer city, on the Kenwood
school grounds.
Early this morning there wer?
20 trailers on the ground, and it
was surmised that the total may
reach 60 by nightfall.
Headed by A. H. Nehl, Portland,
the Trailer Tiilicums. members of
a club of trailer owners, are in
Bend for the 1955 pageant.
Kenwood school facilities are be
ing used.
PET PARADE WINNERS They say everybody loves a parade. It was doubly frue this morning tn Bend when thousands
jammed downtown streets to watch the mile-long annual pet parade sponsored by the local Jaycees. Winners at the parade were
shown above from left to right: the Kingston circus, winner of the walking division, Jimmy Andrew, Vicky Hays, Larry Knopsny
der, LeRoy Knopsnyder, Kathy Smith, Linda Andrew, Connie Duhig, Johnny Rutherford, Danny Rutherford, and Lorna Smith;
Mary and Lamb, winner of the pet division, Mary Kay Pritchard; and Queen of 1965, winner of the riding division, Mary
Crooks. (Bend Bulletin Photo)
Building Boom
Underway Here
Construction in the city of Bend
reached a new peak last month
with $1, 220,452 committed in 2:t
building permits, the city hall an
nounced this morning.
The new high school, $979,317.
and the new telephone company
building, 5150,000, are chiefly re
sponsible for the boom. A new
$10,000 church and a $19,200 ad
dition to a drug store are among
the major construction projects.
Of the permits issued, two are
fot modern homes costing mor"
than $12,000 each. A total of 517.
300 Is committed for five new
Under dwelling alterations,
eight permits were issued, amount
ing to $7,635. The biggest item,
the miscellaneous permits,
claimed $1.16-1,517. under which
the high school, telephone service
station and church buildings are
OAXACA, Mexico (UP) Eight
een persons were injured Thurs
day when a bus struck a burro on
the Pan-American Highway near
here and plunged down a ravine.
Police said serious loss of life
was averted only because the ve
hicle was stopped by a tree half
way down the ravine.
Pageant Schedule
8:30 p.m. Pre-dark ihow on Mirror Pond.
9:00 p.m. Mirror Pond Pageant
1 1 :00 p.m. Queen's Ball, at BPOE temple.
7 to 10 a.m. Buckaroo Breakfast, Rim Rock Riders' grounds
north of Bend.
8:00 a.m. Final 18 holes of Mirror Pond amateur golf
tournament at the Bend Golf club.
9:00 a.m. Trap shoot at the Bend Trap club.
10:00 a.m. Archery at Harmon Field.
1:30 p.m. Bend Loggers vs. Drain Black Sox at the Muni
cipal baseball field.
1:30 p.m. thru Midnight Mirror Pond singles bowling
tournament at the Cascade Bowl,
2:00 p.m. Archery at Harmon Field.
2:00 p.m. Swimming and diving exhibition at the munici
pal swim pool.
8:30 p.m. Pre-dark show on Mirror Pond.
9:00 p.m. Mirror Pond Pageant
1 1 :00 p.m. Queen's Ball, at BPOE temple
9:00 a.m. Trap shoot at the Bend Trap club.
1 :30 p.m. Doubleheader between the Bend Loggers and
The Dalles Townies at the Municipal baseball field.
1 :30 p.m. thru Midnight Mirror Pond singles bowling
tournament at the Cascade Bowl.
Oregon Death
Toll Mounting
Five persons were killed in the
opening hours of the long Inde
pendence Day weekend In Oregon,
four in traffic mishaps and one in
a house fire.
I.HIP S Stnll. shout 31. a blind
war vptnrnn. burned tn death in i
his flaming four-room home at
Baker about 4:30 a.m. today.
Firemen said the fire apparent
ly started In the bedroom of the
house from a .dropped cigarette.
Stoll lived alone.
Victor K. Kuhn. 30. Portland.
was killed when his car rammed
into a steel supjwrt post nt North
Interstate avenue and Wheeler
Nine miles east'of Sweet Home.l
on Highway 20, a car carrying four ,
i ni-jif- a 90ft - fnnt
hank, killing three persons outright
jnd critically injuring a fourth.
Dead are Daniel Webster Sossa-
nnd an unidentified woman. Only ;
survivor of the crash was Mrs.
Virginia Tidwell. 31. who was un
able to tell authorities the name
of the other occupant of the car.
Mrs. Tidwell underwent a leg am
putation and suffered multiple
All four persons in the car were
reported to be residents of Sweet
ate Armed Services Committer
tton.of $2.0-12,000 for the Klumathj
nas annroved an appropriation
of $2,012,000 for the Klamath
Falls, Ore., airport which will beipubllshed In Soviet newspapers,
used as an Air Fore Bom. Pravda today wan so full of
Get Top Awards
Special to The Bulletin
AKRON, O. Oregon winners In
a national, annual soil conserva
tion awards competition, were an
nounced here today, by the Good
year Tire & Rubber Co., sponsor
of the program
Oregon's first place winners are
Rodney Rosehrook, Rt. 3, Uox 136,
Bend, selected by the Midstate soil
conservation district, which was
named outstanding by the judges,
its representative
Rnd Roy
Stanton. Star Route,
selected a the outstanding far-mer-cooperator
In the grand award
winning district.
N eW $g7S of Soviet RuSSlOP ThaW
Reds Hand Out
i '"- Man rorrewpnndrni
pBm- ff.ii .w.c.
papers praised President hisen-
hnwer today f.,r his Wednesday
press conference sta lenient on
flanging the cold war to a battle
for peace.
An editorial in the official Com
munist Party organ Pravda fol
lowed two days of unusual objec
tivity by the Soviet press in han
dling his statements.
V. ;lerH:.v nil t,.t.,KU l,.-.,lini
tuitr. r,-H ut iuu. rn oi.
umn of excerpts from Mr. Kisen-; ,,r" W" ' a war f(,r
hower's statements, completely! Ir,,,'e-
without comment or even thel The Pravfhi editorial olncided
uspal "allegeds." wl,n other signs of a Soviet thaw.
They even carried statements! A group of American Quakers
mentioning the "satellites" and vWNriK Moscow said Acting For
tVIr lack of freedom and one;1" Minister Andrei Gromyko
referring to the
fa c t u a 1 1 y wields power In the
i Kremlin utatemenU never before
Winners I old
In Pet Parade
Mary Kay Pritchard and Mary
Crooks won top prizes at the pet
paruoe sponsored oy me local
Jaycees this morning. Some 400
kids participated in this opener
ol the pageant week-end festivity.
i Thousands ot spectators lined
up on Botw sr., ureenwooa ave.,
Wall st. and Franklin ave. to
watch the mile - long parade,
which started shortly after 10
o'clock with rays of sunshine pierc
ing through heavy clouds to bring
the parade children more agree
able temperature.
First in the pet division was
Mary Kay Pritchard's Mary and
Uimb. The Kingston circus enter
ed by 10 Kingston ave. children
ranging from 3 to II years old
took the top laurel in the walking
division, and Mary Crooks' Queen
of 11)65 was named first in the
riding division.
First prize winners were given
a $6 certificate each. Runners up,
u warded a $1 certificate each,
were: the Wigwan group's L.D.S.
Primary for the walking division,
Karen Asseln's Kitten in Basket,;
for the pet division, and Mikei
and Lynn Morris for the riding di
vision. Judges for the parade were:
Wayne Hamilton, Mrs. Lucille Den
ning, Keith Shepard, Mrs. Betty
WaNen, I-eon Devereaux, and Mrs.
Beverly Jackson.
Three honorable mentions were
named for each division nnd each
was given a free ticket to the lo
cal movie theaters. They were:
Blake Powell, Tom Wirch and
Patty Nelson for walking division;
Margaret and Jessica Sternburgh,
Patricia O'Dny and David McMul
lrn for riding division; and Billy
Swearlngen, Dawn Nelson and
Donna Holt for pot division.
A fire engine, several police
(motorcycle escorts, pageant court,
the city btnd. and the Kngles'
drum and bugle corps made it one
of the most colorful events of the
jovifd week end.
Surprise Bouquets for President
,oraise fur Mr. Lischower lie
"K i l "
Smreinc Soviet (Parliament).
. . , . .
m ,h retried from Mm-
Tf" Communist organ Unit ex-
rent ion to hi views on the satel
lttes hut it had n!hing but good
things to say aliout his other
statements, Tin most popular
"I will tell you mat we are going
If) win this war for pHce. 1M's
stop talking aiout cold war.
riddle" of whOnJirl expressed imeresr in a mue
nrint for armament controls they
And five of the nine memlwrs of
th Soviet Presidium turned up for
Famed River Pageant
Set Tonight, Sunday;
Other Events Planned
Bend's 1955 Mirror pond pageant
program auspiciously moved into
high gear this morning with a col
orful pet parade through the ciy
as a sun struggled to break througn
July clouds.
Thousands lined streets as the
youngsters and their pets moved
through the city, then swung west
to Drake park, where other thou
sands tonight will view the first
showing of the Deschutes pageant.
Clearing the way for the river
fete, the pageant arch, original of
which was toppled Into the Des
chutes Monday night by a gust of
wind, was completed late last night,
with the exception of a few details,
and electricians took over.
It was near midnight when light
tests, with rheostat dimmers used
for the first lime, were made and
color combinations studied. The
more effective combinations of col
ors will be used in the illumination
of the huge "Indian head" arch to
night, with some changes possible
for the final fete on Sunday night.
Both fetes, to start at dark, wl!l
be preceded by a "pre-dark show
featuring local talent and music by
the Bend municipal band.
Impressive Floats
In line behind the arch this after
noon and ready to sail were float ti
which Pagentarians in charge be
llevo are the most Impressive ever
i designed for a Mirror ootid naecant.
I finn nt th nutria nnpimtr-a four
baiKes, and others just fit the arch
portal, through which they wjtl
move in a fairyland formation to
night, In the wake ol the swan and
cygnet floats bearing Queen Dixie
Leo and princesses Put, Donna,
Jeanne, Lynn, Nancy and Gall,
Eighteen floats, the maximum
that can be handled in a two-hour
show, will he in this year's pageant.
Pageantarians in charge again re
minded (he public that pageant but
tons will admit their wearers to the
Motorists Pack
Area Highways
Marking the start of the thro.
day holiday, heavy traffic was
rolling over Central Oregon high
ways today.
State Kfice reported that the
migration of motorists got under
way early this morning, with most
interior highways crowded by fast
moving traffic.
Bend noted the heavy traffic in
the early morning and through th.
day. This morning, local restau
rants were crowded and service
stations noted a rush of business
Many of the motorists wen-
bound for lakes, or recreation
spots In the Deschutes country.
Crowded conditions were reportet
from the various lake resorts, es
perlnlly those in Newberry crater.
Motels nnd hotels tn Hemi re
ported a heavy request for reser
vations, especially for tonight. It
was surmised that the pngenn'
was attracting most of the Influx,
of visitors to Bend.
Leonard Charles Scott of Warm
Springs paid a $29.fi0 fine to the
Justice Court yesterday for being
drunk on a public highway.
Ihe Canadian Embassy's observ
ance of Commonwealth Day last
night, lending to speculation they
would attend the U.S. Embassy's
Fourth of July celebrations.
Other International news:
Ifentfclri, Germany: A chlorine
gas line broke In at. Industrial
plant at Ileringen and f0 persons
were felled tn a cloud of poison
gas reported moving across Intoi
the Soviet one. t
Home: Disagreement over his
own social reform pmtform ap
nea rod to have d'xunefl Antonio
Segni's attempts to form new
Italian government by nightfall.
tJcgn, Belgium: Tlioiiinds of
ooHco and gendarme reinforce
menls were rushed Into the social
ist city to maintain order during a
protest march by 50,000 Catholics
Tokyo: The U.S. Air Force sent
out long range Superforts rceon
naissance planes tn a search for
two missing Marine airmen In be
lief ocean currents mav have car
ried them tta to the north.
fenced-off area of Drake park to
night and tomorrow night. There
will be an extra charge for seats
in the grandstand area.
Seat reservations are being mads
nt the Mirror Pond pageant office,
in the former Vern Larson agency
quarters on Oregon avenue.
The twilight program this eve
ning is expected to get underway
about 8:30, with dancers, vocalist a
and others to entertain. Jerry Hes-
ton of Powell Butte will be master
of ceremonies.
Light conditions this evening will
determine the time the pageant will
get underway, but it is expected
that the river will be sufficiently
dark by 9:15 for the illumination
of the arch.
When lights flash on the arch.
the queen and cygnet floats will be
directly underneath, ready to move
into the stream. "
One of the floats In the river
fetes tonight and Sunday will be
Fireworks, with a controlled dis
play planned. Some flaming action
is also planned for a number of
other floats.
Bob Simmons
Bob Simmons, 35-year-old vete-
- ran private Investigator and stock
ear racing enthusiast, joined the
Bend city police department to
day as "the meter man. ,
It is Simmons' primary duty
to take care of the 4(0 parking
meters in the city but he Is also
In uniform and subject to call
on other police work.
Moving here from Portland last
'joined the police reserves early
mis year. lie lives at mu Wil
son St. with his wife, who Js ex
pecting her first baby next month.
Born in Wichita, Kansas, Slnv
mons came to Oregon after hav-
mons, 35, joined the Bond
city potice department July I.
(Bend Bulletin Photo)
ing served In the war. He has
been around police work since
Simmons was n member of the
Oregon City police force from 19
19 to 19fi0, after which he went
into private investigation work in
Portland. He wns office manager
for the Northwefit Peace Officers
association which has several
thousand members In 11 western
states and Alaska.
His hobby is stock car racing.
He was secretary treasurer of
Pacific Stock Car Racing associa
tion in Portland for ist-in.Vi and
had held other posts with the as-
n-iatiun in previous years.
Autos Collide,
But No One Hurt
A minor collision occurred yes
terday evening on Highway 97 be
tween llarriman and Pennsylvania
-ivc, when a northbound car
crossed the center yellow lines
Hid hit an oncoming car.
Hill L. Williamson. 909 N. 4th
st. Springfield, driver of Ihe north
Vaind car, told the police that he
vasn't sure how the highway wan
turning nnd before he realized it
ie had crossed the center lines,
"he nouthjiound car was driven
v James Carr Jr. of 7215 S. E.
19th st. Portland. Both cars were
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