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Logansport, Indiana
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Monday, March 14, 1949
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Monday Eve., March 14, 1949 Crops Banquet Ticket Sales End Friday Reservations for the annual Crops Improvement • association banquet, are duo by this Friday, March IS, it was announced today. Tickets selling for 31.50 apiece have been sent out to members and additional ones are available In the extension office for the dinner March 21 at the Clymers Methodist church. M. 0. Pence, corn expert from Purdue university, will speak on "Improved Yields and Varieties." Soviets Do It Again REAL ESTATE 5 ROOM -iouse, furnace, immediate possession. Phono 43F22, Twelve Mile. G ROOM semi-modern home, bath. ?3500. Inquiry 1524 George. FOR SALE—Modern home, east- end. Fine location. Possession real soon. Call before 9 a. m. or after 6 p, m. Phone 21922. NEED CASH Call, Vfritf or fbani tor * Loan 317 Pearl l'h. 45'Jl Logansport. Ind. junior Class Play To Be Presented At Young America "Don't Take My Penny," a three act comedy, will be presented by the junior class of the "i'oung America high school at 8 o'clock Thursday and Friday evenings, March 17 and IS, it was announced today by Phyllis Wilson, class secretary. The two performances will be presented in the Young America high school auditorium under the direction of Mrs, Izola Yater, Members of the cast Include: Sally—Lucille Shanks; Norman Porter—Keith Davis; Penny—Doris Smith; Caleb—Wandell Glsh; Mark —Genie Murphy; Mavis —, Betty Lenon; Lydia—Jean Griffin; anna—Monnelle Wisher. Also: Kerry—Tommy Marshall; Greg—Harry Albaugh; Gram- Phyllis Wilson; Monsier Henri — Dick Mohler; Claire — Lois Williamson; Elsie—Marilyn Power; j Lucile—Phyllis New; Red—Gareth Packard; Harrison Day—Jim Skcl- ton. THE TJllKD Souct IliissJa c;ll>- Inct cJiiiupe In four days, "release" of Alexander I. Ycfrcmov from his J °- duties as minister of the machine tool building 1 Industry anil his appointment as dejnity premier, arouses speculation Jn London hnt Moscow dispatches Indicate the change Is oi a routine nature. (International Soundiilioto). Berlin Holding Beauty Contest BBRLLN f , March. 14— (UP)— Leggy German girls are being measured and photographed in the Amercan secto-- of Berlin these days in the first "Mias Berlin" bathing beauty contest since" the Nazis banned them in 1932, Finals will be lield in an American sector theater next month and the winner, Miss Berlin, will have the opportunity to go on to Bad Homburg to compete in 'the Miss Germany contest April 18. About 50 girls, showed up for the first tryout .in a small western sector cafe yesterday. More than half the girls forgot to bring along | their bathings suits and some who I did refused to don them, I The rules provide the girls must 1 be single, from IS to 2S years old and a resident of Berlin for two years; The winner will receive 11,000 western marks (about f300) I and an evening gown. The Communist-dominated press attacked the' contest, declaring It is a scheme by the Americans to recruit white slave girls who will be.whisked raway on the airlift to a terrible fate across the Atlantic. Beauty .contests are barred In the Soviet zone. GUNMEN CONFESS TRAIN ROBBERY Logansport Pharos-Tribune T5 R. X. .Tfl.\ES Used Car Mgr. 1940 FOKD 4-door Sedan, new paint 1930 1'ORD Tador 1937 FOKD Tndor FOKD MODEL A Todor, "A Slick One" STAR MOTOR CO. 115 S. «tfl Phono 8178 LIT US EXPLAIN OUR LOAN PLAN t«t iu explain how tlnpU It ii to oblain ht»rfid mon«y hire . . . how conT«nltntlf you eon r*par a Joan •» eur "adjusted (a ineem*" payment plan. It -will tak«' only a iew mlaulM oi your timt. II you n»«d a Itan, COME IN lor any Information you may with about our stryle*. LEAVELL & BATES Ton Anderson, Mgr. 407W-1. Bdwy. Ph. 4788 Cass Home Economics Committees Meet For Plans This Week A meeting of Cass county Home Economics club committees will be held at 1:30 p. m. Wednesday to plan exhibits for National Home Demonstration week, May 1-7. " Also scheduled is an executive committee meeting at 1:30 p. m. Friday in tho extension office. The group which will plan exhibits is composed of the president and the committee appointed by her for this purpose from the Adainn. Clinton, .Washington, .Clay and Boona townohlp clubs. Each of these clubs has been assigned o»e type of exhibit. Meeting'Friday will be Mrs. Dudley Bridge, Sirs. Virgil Grace, Mrs. Lea Wilson, Mrs,.Harold Brant, and Mrs. Ernest Clarwson. Main topic of business will be planning tho home economics booths at the county fair. Possession Complaint- Settled Out Of Court The suit of Henry.and Golda Zimmerman against Jack Hawkins, doing business as the Stoney Pike Road Stockyards, which had been set for trial Monday in the Cass circuit court, was removed from the court calendar by Judge Clifford' 0. Wild when attorneys for the parties involved reported that an out-of-court settlement was being made. The plaintiffs had asked possession of real estate and $15,000 damages in their complaint filed Doc. 4, 1946, Leland Smith was the attorney Cor tha plaintiff, and Glenn Miller was the attorney for the defendant. Older "Y" Boys To Hold Bean Feed On Tuesday A bean feed and entertainment for boys of the Y.M.C.A., over 12 years of age will be held from 5:30. to.7:30 o'clock Tuesday .evening at the "Y." Members of the Cavaliers, Spartans, Junior basketball teams, Ensigns and Y'ers, and Hl-Y are Invited to attend the bean feed. Sound movies obtained especially for the party will be shown it 8 o'clock. Tickets are obtainable until noon on Tuesday from the office. Reservations may be called in any time Mondayl St. Patrick's Day In Eire For Irish-Americans NEW YORK (UP)—Americans of Irish descent representing communities In many parts of the United States are organizing to fly to Dublin for a St. Patrick's Day celebration on the Old Sod, American Overseas Airlines announced. Members of the party will leave New York March 11 In, .special planes, arriving in Dublin the next day. They will attend a round of civic functions and social events and will visit ' points of historical Interest. On March 17, a banquet will be hold at which Irish church, civic and political dignitaries will speak. . Members of the Ancient Order of flibernlans, the Knights of Columns and the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick are participating, but the trip is'Open to all Irish-Americana. Court Order Averts Mass Penmanship MONTGOMERY. Ala. (UP) — It took 'a court order to keep about 35,000 Alabama American Legion- j naires from having' to sign a deed ! to make the transfer of a house i here legal. | When the Alabama Farm Bureau j Federation bought a house and lot' belonging to the American Legion j department, a lawyer advised officials that since'the Legion Is unincorporated, it could not convey the property except with the signature of each member. Judge Walter B, Jones of the circuit court made the sale legal with a court order. Tipton Farm Bureau To Meet Tuesday The Cass county Rural Youth •111 provide a program of enter- ainment at the Tipton township arm Bureau meeting Tuesday njght. March 15, at Onward school. ' A hamburger fry will begin at :30-p. m. J, T. Hlllis will speak during the evening on the Cross. Red Cra-Y Clubs Of City Plan Rally Wednesday The Gra-Y clubs of Logansport will hold a rally at the "Y" on Wednesday afternoon from 4:30 to 6:30 o'clock, it was announced Monday by Sidney Frost, general secretary. Club members will bring their lunch and those who wish may use the,, outdoor fireplace for weiner, hamburger or marshmallbws. The first of -a series of tests of the Achievement program will be run as part of the program and will be followed, by sound movies. If the weather permits,'the kite flyers will meet at the Y next Saturday afternoon to finish the kite flying'contest. Pal And Decides To ,Stay ' PERRY, Okla. UP)—An Englishman came to visit a pen pal In Perry and has been here ever since. Bernard Murphy, 24, a native of Manchester, England, was given three months by the Immigration service to find' work here and become self-supporting. Murphy came here to visit Billy Reckert. The two became pen pals a few years ago through their model airpla'ne hobby. 'Most Elegant' Late Market Reports CHICAGO PRODUCE CHICAGO, .March. 14—(UP) — Produce: Live poultry: 21 trucks, the market bens unsettled, chickens steady. Hens: Colored 39 cents a pound, hybrid 34, Leghorn 29; springs: colored 35, White Rock 37; Plymouth Rock 3S, crossed 37; j ® fryers: colored 30, White Rock and : ~ Plymouth Rock 32, crossed 31; ] ri INDIANAPOLIS LIVESTOCK rXDIAXAPOLIS, March 14 — •(UP)—(PMA)— Livestock: Hogs, 10.000; midsection mor« active than early, barrqws and gilts about 50 lower than Friday's average, instances 75 lower than early Friday. Good and choice 160- Ibs 20.00-20.75'; 250-290 :bs 17 . sows mouth Rock and crossed 29; ducks: ducklings 40; small ducks 30; Muscovy ducks 2S; turkeys: hens 'lightweights 1^.50; odd head heav- 58; young toms over 18 Ibs., 43; ies la.50-15.7a. Pigeons (doz.) cents a pound. ?2.50; Guineas 30 Cheese: Twins 30 3 /s Cattle 2,100, calves 400; ; stcsrs 900 Ibs up- ste'ady, lighter weights to 31 V>; str ong to 50 higher; two..Jots singieTaisies 32% to~24U; Long- i choice 850-1300 lb steers 26.00; lib- horn 32%-34y,; processed loaf 34 ; eral share mostly good 850-1100 Ibs to 35%; Swiss 55 to 57. i 23.50-24.85;. bulk medium to good Butter: 573,578 pounds, the mar-j yearlings 23.00-23.50; common and ket unsettled. 03 score 60 cents a ! medium light natives 20.00-22.50; pound; 92 score GO; 90 score GO; | small lot strictly good heifers S9 score 59%. Carlots 90 score 60; 25-00; bulk medium and good 22-00- S9 score 59%. Eggs: (browns and whites mix- 24.00; cows moderately active, mostly steady, but some interests ed): 17,478 cases. The market easy, i bidding lower; bulk good beef Extras 70 to SO percent A, 45 cents | cows 17.50-1S.50; few young kind a dozen; extras GO to 70 percent A at 19.00-20.00; common and med- 14; standards 41 to 42'/ 2 ; current! ^m 16.25-17.25, canners ^and cut- receipts 40%; dirties 38%; checks I ters 14-00-16.00; vealers ' rather SPotatoes: Arrivals 2S5;. on track 374; total shipment 2,484. Old stock: Supplies moderate. Demand- good. Market slightly stronger. Track sales (100 Ibs.): Idaho russets, U. S, one two-inch min., washed, 4.15-4.25; best mostly 4.25; some 40 to 60 pet. 10 oz,, min., 4.304.40: unwashed 4,00-4,10. Idaho utility washed 3,35, Colorado McClures V. S. one size A washed, 4.15-4.25. Wisconsin round whites TJ. S. commercial size A washed, 3.30. North Dakota-Minnesota Red j River Valley section bliss triumphs slow, steady, good and choice 27.0029.00; common and medium 17750- 2G.50. . ' : Sheep 600; fairly active, about steady with Friday, good "'aria choice natives 27.25-28.00; -few- choice to 29.00: common to-good mostly 21.75-27.00;' two "decks mostly good 96 and 100 Ibg west~ ern lambs 27.50; slaughter ewes scarce, few good and chofcfr S.OO- 10.00, choice lightweights eligible to 12.00 or more, common and ined- ium 6.00-S.OO. • -.- : NEW YORK EGG i U. S. one size A washed, 3.75. TJ. S. I Eggs: Receipts 4,400 cases. Mar- commercial size A unwashed. 3,10. ket about steady. Poiitiacs U". S. commercial size A , unwashed, 2.95. U. S. Russet Burbanks Two "trigger hnppr" gunmen who confessed the spectacular robbery of a crnclc Baltimore and Ohio train near Martlnsbnrg-, »'. Ya., nro captured In a pawnshop (lower photo) five blocks from the White Home In Washington find one Is wounded by n policeman who "beat him to - the draw." The train robbers were Identified us George Llcwellen Ashton, 21 (top left, hatless, with an unidentified detective), and Imman Ramsdell, 25 (top right on stretcher), both of I'onng-stown, 0. Jtamsdell, shot through the abdomen ivhen he tried to draw hig gnn, rrns operated on. Physicians said he probably will recover. Ashton was held under $50,000 bond by U. S. Commissioner C. S. Lawrence. - (International Sonndphotos) < Are Your Payments Too High? See Us Today We may be Able to Reduce Them The Lincoln Way LINCOLN FINANCE CO. 810 Pearl St. . Loirnnsnort Scout Office Receives 3,000 Savings Cards Three thousand Camp Buffalo Saving Plan cards were received in the local Boy Scout office Monday to Inaugurate a new savings system for Scout camp attendance this summer. Half the cards are green and half yellow. The boy -will keep oae and his scoutmaster the other, with each card being punched for every 25 cents he saves toward summer camp. Enough places are marked . on the card to total ?12, the maxi- mum.fee lor a week of camping. Also printed on the small pasteboards are spaces for the Scout's name troop and week he plans to attend camp. Scout Executive Hay Williams, said the large number was purchased so they can be used for several years.. Hendrickson Implement Co. See Us For Lincoln — Grease Guns (hand lever) Graco — Lubricators (bucket type) Pix — Corn Picker and Combine Grease John-Deere— Heat Houser Tractor Heaters Herd — Tractor Seeders "Airtress" — Air-cushion Tractor Seats Aluminum — Grain Scoops Weed Mowers — for Farm Use Mallory Ignition Systems — for john-Deere Tractors , (All At) 118 Burlington Avenue Phone 4657 JUDGE IOCKYEAR DIES EVANSV1LLE, Ind., March 12— (UP)_Funeral services were planned today for Elmer Q. Lockyear, SO, Evansvllle, a prominent attorney and judge here for the past B3 years. DP Finds U. S. Sanctuary Thanks to Congressman By CLAIRE COX j but she's never known, any other United Press Staff Correspondent i kin(I ° f commercial size A washed, 3,00, Nebraska triumphs U. S. two size A washed, 3.65. New stock: Supplies moderate, demand slow, market dull. Track sales (50 Ibs.): Florida bliss triumphs U.'S. one size A washed, 2.70.. Street sales (50 Ibs.): Florida- bliss triumphs U. S. one size A washed, 2.60-2.90, mostly 2.75-2.S5. Mixed colors: Fancy heavyweights 48-49; extras 1 large 47%; extra* 2 large *47; pullets 44%: current receipts 43-4.4%; dirties, (mia. 43- Ibs) 43^i; checks 41%-42. Whites : Fancy heavyweight* midwest 49-60; nearby 48-49; extra fancy premium marks nearby 50-51: extras 1 large • midwest :: extras 2 large midwest 47^4; Keating, said In Washington that an. army officer suggested, to him In Germany that hfc pick out a "domestic" : frohy a displaced 'per«on camp. NEW YORK, March 14 —(UP)— Congressman Kenneth-B. Keating's new maid arrived today—a Latvian "displaced person' who assumes she's a widow but can't prove It. She. was accompanied by her] little daughter. '. Mrs, Vllma Megi, 30, fresh' from the heartbreak and turmoil of .Europe,'looked-up at the 6uu-bathed Empire State building and ex- j claimed: "My, such a sunshiny) daj r . I hope all my days In America are filled with •unihirie like this." -Later she and,little Laina, sev-" en, departed by train for Rochester, N.Y., and Keating's home where Mrs.'Meg! will work for Mrs. Keating and Laina will be enrolled in public school. The Heatings have a daughter, 15 years old. Keating hired her from a displaced person camp while touring | tacular as it might seem. Falls from Airplane But Not Very Far ATLANTA CUP) — when people get curious about his plaster cast, Richard L. Sawyer dismisses their questions with , a nonchalant: "Oh, I fell out of an airplane." He not only survived the accident but he didn't know he was hurt until three days later when X-rays showed two broken vertc-' CHICAGO LIVESTOCK CHICAGO, March 14— (UP)— (USDA)— Livestock market: Hogs, 9,000. Slow. Steady to 25 cents lower than Friday's average on both butchers and sows. Top 21,75 .sparingly. Most good and choice 170-230 Ibs, 21.00-21.50; '240270 /Ibs 20.00-20.75; 330-3SO Ibs 18.75-20.75; 390-420 lb butchers 17.00-1S.75. Sows under 400 Ibs. 17.25-1S.OO; 420-500 Ibs. 16:25-17.00. 525 Ibs. and over 15.00-16.00... Good clearance;. ••' ' Cattle":'' 13.000. Calves 500. Steer yearlings and heifers, mostly . active,,' 1 steady. Steers 1,100 Iba. up slow, weak to 50 cents lower. Cows very scarce, steady. to 25 cciits lower. Vealers -steady. Several loads choice 1,150-1,350 lb, steers 27,00-27.50, top 27,50; bulk medium to low choice 22.00-25.50. A load high choice heifers held above 26.50; two loads choice .heifer's 25.60 and 25,75; bulk medium to • low choice 21.50-2if.50. Most beef cows 16.50-19.50. Canners and cutters 14.00-16.00. Medium and good sausage bulls 21,00-23.00. Good and Choice vealers 2G.OO-2S.OO, top 28.00; light culls down to 14.00. extras 1 mediums midwest 4S; nearby 48-48%. Browns: Fancy heavyweights midwest 4S%-49V4; nearby 47-4S; extra fancy premium marks nearby 49-50; extras 1 large midwest '4S; extras 2 large midwest- 47; extras 1 medium midwest 47^; nearby 47%-4S. PRODUCE : Swift & Company Pho»« 449S Old roosters It Eggs i-- .37 Leghorn Hens • "2 Heavy hens 35 Sixth Street Produce RooiUrs • U Eggs ..' , .37 Bulls-steady Leghorn Hens .22' Heavy hens .31 Load good 850 Ibs. feeding steers brae. ITALY'S best dressed and most elegant woman, after a series of elinimation contests . In major cities, . is Gabriella Baccolis of Rome, who wears the gown she won in at Unals In Viareg-gio, a tourist resort. Both her father and her Greek husband are topflight engineers. (International) EAGLES Bridge & Euchre Party 19 PRIZES GIVEN AWAY TUESDAY, MARCH I5TH FOR MEMBERS AND THEIR LADIES Germany last year. 'Blonde, little Laina—who speaks no English and has never gone to school—was more Interested In learning all she could about candy than -about America. She had never tasted candy until she and her mother boarded the ship, Marine Flasher, In Germany. Tha mother had $5 for the voyage. She spent $4 of it on Laina's candy education. All their possessions were with them, packed in six small, battered suitcases and in a bundle wrapped in an old red and white checked table cloth. ! Laina was born two weeks after , the Russians took her father from- his government job in Riga on June' 1, 1941, No one has heard a j j word from him since. Mrs. Megi | takes It for granted that she Is a | widow. i "It my husband were alive, he'd never find me," she said, "to what does itrmatter?" In 1944, when, the Russians swarmed over Latvia, Mrs. Megi was faced with the choice of living 23.50. , Sheep: 2,500. Slaughter lambs Pressed for details, Richards will j fully 25 cents higher, active. Top admit that his fall was not as spec- i 29.00 ft new -March high. Bulk good ' and choice wooled lambs 28.<5. Sheep scarce^ steady. CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE CHICAGO, March 14 — (UP) — Grain range: Richard is 11. The plane lie fell from while playing in the cockpit was an abandoned war parked on tha ground. plane, Alaskan Homesteads Find Many Takers ANCHORAGE, Alaska — (UP) — Lowell Puckett, regional administrator for the bureau of land management, said numerous business sites arc available along the por- i tlon of the Alcan Highway lyinig •vrtthin Alaska. Fuekett warned that those who Intend to homestead la the Territory should act now, because undesirable farm land near settled communities is going fast. During the past months, district land offices in Alaska have been busy recording applications for homestead acreage. Puckett said practically all good farming land along public roads has been homesteaded but there still is unclaimed farm land In Interior areas that is available by airplane or river boat. .31 Elptrt Mtot Marktt Phone *m Eggs ...................... Spring Iambi ............ ... Veal cmlTM. . ....... . ....... 2S.04 Heifers ................... 20.00 Steers ....... .............. 20.00 Eggs Third Strut Market Fhon* 1705 Lamb* '.-. .So Veal* : M Veal hides , -.-.19 Beef Hides .11 Crackling .10 Log an sport Grain Pho«« 1441 Soybeans No. 2 , S.W Wheat 2.0*Corn, cwt 1.70 Open High Low WHEAT— May July Sept. Dec. 213% 21VA 213 1SD 190% 188% 190 189% 190^ 1SS% 190 190% 101% 189% 191% Close/ Rye Oats 214% ' L25 FIXAI GRAIX REVIEW under the rule of the men who had taken her husband or going 1 to I Germany. She chose to go to Ger- j CKICAQO March 14 _ (Up) many, and was taken there by the | Grahl futures prlceg ^.^ July Sept. Dec. OATS— May July Sept Dec. RYE— May July 12S& 129% 12S 128% 129% 12S 123% 124% 123 113% 114% 112% 60% 58% 59 y 2 67% 60% 5D 60 ] ,6 66% 60% 5S% 59% 129 129 .124 60% 59 60% 125 125% 125 125 122% 123% 122% 123% Jack HawkFnt ; Pnn« 44S4 ISO to 200 31.00 200 to 220 ...-20.75 220 to 230 20.50 230 .to 240 20.00 240 to 250 ' 19.75 230 to 260 19,50 260 to 2SO , 19.00 2SO to 300 1S.75 300 to 400 17.00-W.75 Pigs ...• 19.00 down. Sows ...- 17.25 down Stags (no dock) 14.00 down Veals 27.00 Boars •• 12.00 down "I hated the Russians so much I couldn't stay," she said. Mrs. Megi and Laina went first to WIttenburg, whore the mother worked'in an aircraft factory until the end of the war. Then they were taken to a displaced persons camp near Mannheim, and Mrs. worked In a children's school. The most milk Laina ever had la on* day was one little glass," she said. VVe were half starved when we got to the D? camp, and I -was amazed to find the food so good. My little girl and I had a their prices rallied to best levels in the late session today after opening and remaining lower most of the day. Shoi-t covering and scattered lifting of hedges absorbed most selling offers In moderately- active dealings. SOYBEANS— Producers' Stockyards Mar. 225^ 229% 227Vi ?2S^. Phone 3296 May 217 218% 216ii 218% ! ISO to 220 20.75 July 2K, 213% 211% 213 j 220 to 240 20.25 240 to 260 19.61 EAST BUFFALO LIVESTOCK 260 to 280 19.15 EAST BUFFALO, X. Y., March 14 280 to 300 1S.65 —(UP)—Livestock: 30° to 400 16.65-18.15 Cattle—950, including 250 direct. Sows 15.00-1-G.50 Steady: poo'd steers'averaging 1135 Stags ..; 13.50 Ibg 25; Heifers 21.50-22.50; beef Boars 11.00 cows 16-1S. . Tuesday Only- Calves—600, moderately active; i Lambs 27.50 steady; good and choice nearby Calves 2S.OO calves 30-34, I Ewes ;.-,.. 6.00-10.00 Hogs—1600, market not established up to 10 a. m. Prospective 'Bucks 6.00- 9.00 Oats showed 'Independent | 'top for rail hogs 22.50. strength most of the day with fractional gains ruling when other pits suffered substantial losses. ehe played with the" other children. '"It was hard for her, I guess, HORSE TOO SLOW PARCHMAN, Miss. (UP) —Two escape from the Mississippi prison farm. Guards in automobiles over- j took, them -within, four miles. Sheep—SOO; active; 1.00 higher; good and choice lambs 28-29. Duffey Stockyards • • Phone 8596 200 to 210 21.50 210 to 220 .' 21.00 320 to 230 20.50 230 to 240 20.25 240 to 250 20.00 HEIXO GIRLS CHIP DT PARKERSBURG, W. Va. (UP)When an army sergeant lost his [ 250 to 260 19.50 : convicts didn't set very far when wallet with $471 and bus ticket, a i 260 to 280 .. r . 19.00 room together in a blockhouse and 1 they mounted a horse and tried to group of telephone operators help- i 280 to 300 18.25 ed get him to his Oklahoma home. 180 to 200 21.00 The operators passed tin hat to 300 to 400 16.25-18.25 j buy his ticket. j Sow» 15.50 dowa

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