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January 7, 1960

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RECORD SETTER--BHg. Gen. Joseph H. Moore (left), at Ed- wards Air Force Base, Los Angeles, tells his son, Air Force Lt. Joseph D. Moore, about hLs record speed flight in the F-lOS Thunderchief jet behind them. Gen. Moor(: flew a 100- kilometer closed course at a speed up to 1,216 miles an hour, Se-0rc-l for-No rti Dakota Mother Being Launched The search for the North Dakola Mother of 1960 was lounched re- cently, according too Mrs. E. A. Handy, Washbm~l. state chairman of North Dakota Mothers Associa- tion. The state group is cooperatin, withe the American Mothers Com- mittee, Inc. whose objectives are to develop and strengthen the moral and spiritual foundation of the American home; to give to the ob- servance of Motl~er's Day a spirit- ual quality which highlights the standards of ideal Motherheod and recognizes the important role of the Mother in the home. the com munity, the nation and the world. Qual'ifi,cations include that she be a successful mother, as evidenc.- ed by the character and achieve- meats of her individual childre:~: that she be an active member of a religious body; that she embod.~ those traits highly regarded in mothers; courage, cheerfulness, pan- ,encyc. affection, kindness, under- standing and a homemaking ability. That she exemplify in her life and conduct the precepts of the Golden Rule: that she have a sense of re- sponsibility m civic affairs and she be active in service for public ben- efit: and that she be qualified to represent the mothers of America in all responsibilities attached to her role as the National Mother. Application blanks may be se- l IKUEPRIICr FOR HAPPIN|$$.-Robert !'.- Smith, 27, newspaper writer, who contracted polio while in active Army service in 1954, and Beverly Rice, 20, str/eken with polio at I0, look over their custom-built home In Carml, Ill Just before they were married. To meet their physical requirements, water can be turned on with a foot pedal in their new home, light switches are placed on the floor and a special telephone was installed. b~S~t| LKIKONS-.A Titan intercontinental ballistic missile explodes tn flames on i~ stand at Cape Canaveral, Fla sec- onds after engine Ignition. This was third straight failure to the 8iant ICBM. The ll0-ton ~ eo~t |2.00O.ocln ~k. !mittee which include. Mrs. E. A ttandy, Washburn, chairman: Mrs John I~:. Williams. Washburn. State Nu rse:~ Association: Mrs. Grace [Kapitan, Bismarck. Buismess ann and Ihufessional Woman: Mrs. ll C aoyce. Jame,~town. Farmers Un- ton: Mrs. E. K. Remboldt, Gaeklt'. N. D. Federation of Women's Clubs. Mrs. tt A. Beh:her. Fessenden Par- ent-Teachers Association; Mrs. Amy Cadieux Jamestown: Mrs. E. ,/ ('onrad, SismarcR, American As- sneiation of University Women: Mrs. LRtve RobinsOn, Coleharbm~ sec- retary and Mrs. Marion J. Piper, Bismarck. publicity director of the North Dakota Mothers Associatim~, Past North Dakota Mothers may also be contaeteA for application blanks and information. These in- clude: Mrs. H. W Case and Mrs. Hedvig Clausen Svore, Bismarck: Mrs. Henry Breuer. Emmet: and Mrs. Gussty Fossum. Maxbas. re- gional chiarman. Mrs. Svore was 1959 Mother of the year for North Dakota. Bismarck Applies For Airport Funds The city of Bismarck has applied for $I12.000 in federal aid to fin- ' anee approximately half the cost of a proposed new administration building and access road. Federal money is given out ,m a 50-50 matching basis, accordin~ to state aeronautics commission all- rector Harold Vavra, who says that more than $2 million in airport pro- jects are planned by seven North Dakota cities during the 1960-61 fiscal year. . The seven cities have asked more than a million dollars in federal aid, as the government's share t Vaw'a said North Dakota has an allocation of about $150,000 more than has been applied for, so more m)plieations will be accepted if they are sI:eeded into his office. The total asked for is $1,045,819. He expects the federal aviation Applications are to be in the agency to act on the matching funds hands of the state chairman by l in February or March. March 15th. The North Dakota applications for federal aid, besides Bismarck, are: The North Dakota Mother will New Town--S12,023 for new air- be honored at the annual awards port, two runways and clear zones. luncheon set for April 23. 1960 at Tioga--S26,248 for new airport. Bismarck. She will also attend the land, paving runway, grading two AnnuM. Mothers' Conference and runways an~l other construction. the ceremonies fOr the presentation Wahpeton:--$25,000 to pave run- of awards in New York City, May way and taxiway and acquire clear 2-6, 1960, zone. STRIKES TO SPARE--Sixth round leaders among the 16 fin. altsts in the World Lnternat/onal Match Game bowling championship in Chicago exchange handshakes. The leader is Ray Blurb (middle) of St. Louis, with 119.30 Petersen points. Second is Lou Frantz (left) of/,~ ouisville~ 11&38, and third. Bill Golembiewaki of Detrol~, with 1!7.46. DIPLOMATIC IMMUNII~--LeRal .action was blocked against Farhad Adjoodani (left), 17, son of an Iranian diplomat in Washington, beceuse of diplomatic immunity after he ad-' mitted slapping his American girl friend, Sandre L. BoHek (right), 16. Young Adjoodani said he became angry where Sandra dated with others while he was at college in Youngs- town, Ohio. Police say he also fired two blanks from a pistoL ASKS HELP--Paula Suter, ~, the 1960 "Cerebral Palsy Poster Girl," takes a few successful steps without her cane at the Capitol tn Washington to say hello to Vice President and Mrs. Richard Nlxon. She presented Mrs. Ntxon with an award for "continued activities" on behalf of the 600,000 vlctims of cerebral palsy. tinda then . . . and Linda now Six-year-old Linda Breese of Columbus, Ohio, has been crippled from birth. She suf- fered from a birth defect, a disorder which seriously af- flicts one out of every 16 babies born in the United States. When Linda was old enough to walk, she could get around only with the aid of steel braces on her legs. That meant treatment and study center. Linda began a series of sur. gical operations, treatments and exercises to strengthen the muscles she still had in her 'legs. Today she no longer needs the braces and can even ride a tricycle. Though she still uses crutches, the doctors at the Columbus center holm that she may $oon be able to wearing heavy, ankle - high abandon thexn. Meanwhile, shoes which were not very what dellgh.ts Linda .most .is pretty for a little girl who was that, like ot~t little gins~ sl~e otherwise developing into a can now weer pretty shoes. The New March of Dimes real beauty. Children with significant campaign in Jln .u~T, 1960, birth defects, known medically aimed at threemaj0r crippling as congenital malformations,[diseases~ incllding arthritis often ~ce. a. lifetime of crip-lana porto in alm.t/, on .to birth pdng. ~ut ~nere was hope m i aexects. ~ is estimated that" Linda's case. In her hometown, ]one out of eWy four Amerl.' at the Columbus Children's lcan families s affected by Hospital, a new center espe-Ithese disorder Llnda's prof. cially designed to treat birth I ress toward a ealthy, n~mal defects was set up with the llife symbolizesthe holm held support of New March of lout by the Jew Mar~h o~ Dimes funds. It Is probably It)unes tor miil}ns ox smzert~ the world's first birth defects eripplingdi seases. n Representatives from the Rust Prevention Association, Minneapolis, and the North Dakota Experiment Station in Fargo, met with the North Dakota State Wheat Commission re- cently to outline problems restric- ting the rapid development of high- er quality hard spring wheat. Don Stevens, president of the Rust Prevention Association, told the commission that North Dakota has some of the top agriculture re- search personnel in the nation. "They have done an outstanding job," Stevens said, "but there aren't enough of them." Stevens said that the problem of agriculture research is not entire- ly appreciated by the public and legislators. He said that "budgets are often curtailed, meaning limited personnel and research." Over 14,000 varieties and lines of wheat are being screened in North Dakota, Stevens said, on the basis of genetics, rust resistance, yield, test wheat, baking and mixing quality. Commercial fertilizer now makes research into dwarf char- acteristies necessary so the growth goes into the head rather than the stem, Stevens said. Stevens recommended that North Dakota expand its growth chamber facilities, its graduate assistant pro- gram in research, and its research staff. He saJd tl~t "North l)aXota can sell every bushel It pro- duees if it maintains quallty." He cited the ~ In foreign nmrkets where quality wheat is In demaa& "Some of thd~ countries grow no wheat; others re growing it with- out getting t} quality desired," Stevens said. He urged thcCommission to initi- ate a program ~ maintain the high quality of whtt desired in over- seas markets ad prevent st~bstitu- tion~ of less [esra,ble classes of whe~it which ~ould destroy the market [- Representing~he North Dakota Experiment stak~n in Fargo at the meeting were ~. T. E. StUn, chair- / man of agrono#Y; Dr: Glen Smith. plant breeding SCientist; and Dr. Ray Harris, cairrnan of ~ cereal technology[ Dr. Smith t|d the co--on that the agrict:~ure research pro- gram for Whea' is being hampered due to the sho~uess of the harvest season, lack oftechnlcians to help in evaluations nd the miUing and baking tests on vheaL Smith said ~ the station is pre-,ri sently trying t evaluate 30,000 hy- brids, meal~ingthat 1,000 must be. evaluated eachday of the harvest season. He said a graduate student could help tremendously in making these evaluationS The shortage of technicians to make the ~nilli~g and baking tests also hampers tle program, accord- ing to Smith. ~ stressed the train- ing xequired fo~ this work and COSt of employing ~is assistance. N'early a millPn more people are at work it~ tt~ U. S. marketing farm prodtlcts than are actuall$, working on fall~ } GETS A PAT FROM ROCKY.~.Gov. Nelson Rockefeller of New York stops to pat the head of a young autograph hunter as he arrives by plane at SL Louis to meet wi~ Republican leaders in the area and talk with newsmen. ~he governor, feeling out his strength in the Midwest, as s Republican presidential candidate, has been greeted by overflow crowds. , if