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Logansport, Indiana
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Sunday, October 23, 1960
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River Ships Collide; 9 Dead BUKAS. La. (AP)-The .Alcoa Corsair, steaming down the Mississippi River bound for the Caribbean, collided with an Italian freighter in the gloomy predawn nine persons and injuring more' making its last tourist run be- than 25, . cause of declining patronage. hours Saturday, killing' at least!foot passenger and freight ship Most of the dead and injured i Officers aboard the Italian ship, --_ u-i:-..-j -j,; i • 1 y, e 3^9640!! Lorenzo Marcello, said they had no reports of anyone injured. were believed /to have been aboard the Alcoa : Corsair," a "455- Th e ships, collided near Buras, i planation of the collision, but au- an orange-growing center on the river about 50 miles south of New Orleans on the way to the mouth or the Mississippi. 'There was no immediate ex- THE SUNDAY LOGANSPORT PRESS THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UNITED PRESS LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, ,1960. ALL PHONES 4141 PRICE TEN CENTS thorities in Plaquemines Parish said visibility might have been poor because of fog patches along' coa Cqrsair's captain sent out an the mile-wide river. Identification on those, believed dead was available on only two of the victims. _" Naomi Gorman of Kenner, La., became hysterical when told her husband, -a' waiter on the Corsair, was among the dead. "No, no, no," she screamed. "Why, oh God?" C. H. "Colwell,: :63, Pasadena, Calif., /was • dead when rescuers finally reached, him after an hour and a half battle. Colwell was hidden in the wreckage,, crew messman Leo Trahan said. "Half his face was gone," Trahan said. "His muscles, were all exposed. He was gone." U.S. Isn't Weak, Says Air Officer .The.United States.has.no gap in deterrent power and the country's the injured from the ship,. an-. strength "is greater now than if Helicopters, flew the injured to the U.S. . Public Health Service hospital'at New Orleans. The Al- emergency plea for ambulances and basket-type stretcher!: to take chored-in midstream with a yawning .hole on its right side, just to the front.of its bridge. There were reports the Corsai» came to rest astride a gas pipe-.(ing, ever has been," Secretary of the Air Force Dudley C. Sharp declared in his "Operation Hospitality" address Saturday • morn- line suspended just below the surface of the'deep, muddy river. But there was no indication the line would explode unless punctured. 'The Lorenzo Marcello, out of Genoa, Italy and en route from Houston, Tex,, to New' Orleans, crawled toward New Orleans with a smashed bow. the collision and luggage across the river's top. : The impact of scattered bpdies Referring to Soviet developments in long-range missiles, Sec-j retary Sharp-said, "We foresee! BEST Activities Today Wind Up Program TODAY'S SCHEDULE 9:30 and 11 a.m.—Bluejackets choir sings at special services for airmen and families at Calvary Presbyterian church. '(Service personnel welcomed at all churches in city.) 2 p.m.—Harlem Globe Trotters vs. Second Air Force basketball champions and Hawaiian 50 Staters at Berry Bowl. 8:15 p.m.—"Hospitality Musical" in Berry Bowl with Forrest Tucker as master of ceremonies. The "Operation Hospitality" program concludes today with an appearance of the Great Lakes Navy Bluejacket choir at services at Calvary Presbyterian church this morning, the basketball game in the afternoon, and "Hospitality Musical" tonight. The choir will sing four anthems at both the 9:30 and 11 for "Hospitality 'Musical," is scheduled to arrive at the Logansport municipal airport from St. Louis at 11:20 a.m. He will be met by a delegation of local! ShowdownOn Atomic Test Ban; Certain-.;. WASHINGTON . CAP)—A crisis I in the nuclear tost talks with .Russia early next year now appears inevitable on the basis of statements made by the presidential candidates and information, available from the State Department, Both Vice-President Richard -M. Nixon and Sen.- John F. Kennedy have called • for a showdown in the Geneva nuclear .test talks. Each apparently regards an effort to bring the negotiations to the point of decision, as one of the dignitaries and JayCees, who j more urgent tasks of the new ad- plan to provide a float and a band, which will play "Seventy- ministration. These points were sharply de- Iveloped in Friday night's Kerine- a.myservices at Calvary church.! The public is invited to join in | dy-Nixon radio-TV, debate, which "Tickets are still available for! the motorcade, which will escort j produced only minor differences six Trombones." the basketball game and enter-1 Tucker to the city, tainment will begin at 2 p.m. in| The star of the "Music Man" Berry Bowl. They may be pur- j will be a guest at a luncheon chased until noon at the police at the country club, and then will station- and at the - • high school ' box office after 12:30 p.m. Tickets may also be gate. purchased at the go .to the high school for a full- dress rehearsal which will start j of approach on the nuclear test issue. Kennedy and Nixon clearly showed doubt .that the negotiations which began .at Geneva Oct. 31, at 1:30 p.m. with the entire cast i of 248 persons. ! 1958, will produce any major. Actor Forrest-Tucker, - who will I During the-afternoon, he will serve as master of ceremonies 1 put '• in Harlem Elevator At Clymers Has Fire In Bin an appearance at the Globe Trotters-Bunker breakthrough toward, a nuclear test ban treaty between now. and the advent of the new. administration .Tan. 20. Hill • Skyhawkv basketball game. ' "With-some variation-as to timing Dinner For Tucker i and technique, they were in agree- Malor Scores N'western 7, N. D;:G Mich. St. 35, I. U. 0 Iowa 21, Purdue-14' Ohio St. 34, Wis. 7 Minn. 10, Mich. 0 III. 10, Perm St. 8 Mo. 34,;Iowa St. 8 ; Kansas 14, Okla. St. 7 Okla. 49, Kan. St. 7 Pitt 1, TCU 7 .Baylor 14, Tex. A&M 0 Tex. Tech' 28, SMU 7 Army 54, Villano'va 0 ttavy 27, Penn 0 Syracuse 45, W. Va. 0 Geo. Tech 14, Tulane 6 Duke 21, Clemson 6 Auburn 20, Miami 7 Colo. 19, Neb. 6 Wash. 30. Ore. St. 29 Oregon 20, Calif. 0 Girl Fights AttackerOff A man grabbed a girl of 12 at Twelfth and Spear last evening, but he' met more than his match.' , . •". According to, her report to the police, she' was walking south on the west side of Twelfth when the man grabbed her, putting his hand^across her- mouth. ~ She promptly bit one of his Tin- no period jn which their strategic capability will equal that" of th6| United States and'that of the Free World." Mr.' Sharp recalled the days when Indiana was a.frontier and! said that-Americans have not lost; the pioneering spirit. ''Let-no .one j misjudge either the magnitude of i lour power, or our ironbound de-! termination to use it against any threat to the ideals for which we stand," the" Air Force 'Secretary declared. '. ', •The United States - government will keep driving for better weapons systems,. Mr. Sharp said. "We in the Air Force are vitally concerned with such useful developments as space systems for communications, surveillance, and early 'warning," Secretary Sharp told a huge crowd assembled, at the Little White House reviewing stand. Space For Peace He said it is the'nation's policy INDEX Today's Pharos-Tribune and Press contains 24 pages, a magazine section, and news, pictures, and features about "Operation Hospitality." Ann Landers, page 15. Bridge Column, page 3. Child's Prayer, page 24. Class 'fled, pages 22, 23. Comics, pages.21, 22,. Crosswords, pages''3; 23., Editorial- page,' 4. .Golden Years, page 12. Happy Times, page 11. Hospitality pictures, 16. Picture page, 13. Political page, 8. Sports, pages 6, 7. Society,, pages 14j 15. Teen Corner, page 2. This Changing World, 5. TV and Radio, 17, 18. Young Folks,. page 10.. - pur- ' 25,000 Up Saw Colorful Show .A throng, of spectators,, estimated at -25,000 to 50,000, jammed Broadway-from;'Second to 'Twenty-fourth to see the mammoth "Operation Hospitality" parade Saturday. : ' The parade, which.contained over 50 separate units and lasted nearly two hours, was probably the largest display in the history of ..the city. Among the outstanding .marching units were the 101st Airborne drill team from.Ft. Campbell, Ky., the championship Purdue university drill team, and Navy ROTC;'and the Notre Dame Air Force ROTC unit Outstanding musical units included the Fifth Army band, fire to all the peoples of the from Chicago, and the -Great Lakes Navy choir, which earth who share our dedication sang during the .program before and after the .address I to freedom," the Secretary said, by the Secretary of the Air Force and while the parade] Mr. Sharp was introduced by Invasion Is Just Ahead HAVANA (AP)— Invasion" fever mounted . 'in Cuba Saturday as Prime "Minister Fidel Castro's government and 1 the U.S. ambassador. exchanged, new. charges involving reported preparations for poses of mankind. - 'an attack on Cuba. The -Air .-Force Secretary U.S. Ambassador Philip Bonsai praised the spirit, of "Operation.! notified the Cuban Foreign- 1 Office he had reports that several Cuban Hospitality", saying that the tribute extends beyond the base to wherever military .personnel are stationed. "May the spirit of Logansport spread like wild- was' approaching the reviewing stand at the little White House from its start- ing'point at Fifteenth and Broadway. The parade was led by cars o'f es mailed to the entrants early next week. Nearly 3,000 of the parade and I Second district Congressman Charles Halleck, who said he was pleased to have had a part in pre- military personnel were fed at a three-hour-long ' barbeque at Riverside park Saturday after- oi the committee. He will go to Berry Bowl at J7:30 p.m. and the show will start A dust, bin connected to the! at 8:15. Farm Bureau elevator at Clymers! A special free section will be was destroyed by fire. Saturday I reserved at the show fey military night. Cause of the blaze has not (personnel and their dependents, been determined. (Producer Glen Reid said Satur- A formal dinner will be-held in ment that ^ e next Tucker's honor with. Richard j less ^ telks start mo « n g toward Buck and Myron Hiatt in charge! a <3 U1 <* conclusion, will have to face up to the..problem of resuming underground nuclear weapons explosions, lest the Russians, by cheating on the present moratorium, forge ahead in the nuclear g i ers he et Fire trucks from Liberty town. ship, Rockfield, Camden, and Logansport were summonded to the scene at 7:35 p.m. They fought the fire for well over two hours. The contents of the 35-foot-tall bin were destroyed along with the structure, which was buiit within the past year. Sparks flying from the blaze " were blown directly at the main elevator by a harsh southwes wind. Firemen, however, pluggec ' the shute extending from the bii - to the elevator, and were oth erwise able to prevent sparks . - .from setting fire to the main build ing. A'distance of 50 feet sepa rated the bin and elevator. The elevator is located severa hundred feet north of the Pennsyl ;. vania railroad tracks- that run through Clymers. A railroad crew repairing the crossing at Clymers have been camped near the eleva tor and bin this past week. Th camp huts, located'just southea's of the bin, were not touched b; the blaze. Sheriff Bernard - Leavitt an: Deputy Robert Kiesling mvesti gated. The bin blaze broke put a approximately the same hour as did the one that'destroyed a barn on the J. R. Minnick farmTridaj night. Cause of that.fire has noi been determined either. day that arrangements have been completed to seat more than that 1,000. originally the capacity of the section, if necessary. Tickets for the public will be available at the sate. arms race. Accident Blamed To Traffic Change In Market Street _ , - . One reportable accident was Tucker will return to St. Loms Waraed to the cha n g e in. traffic at noon Monday and will appear ttem for Markef . st duri the in the Music Man that evening. - - - 0 «OJJ\ BE A-DONOR Bloodmobile . Were Tuesday The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Logansport Tuesday from 10 a,m', to 4 p.m at the . Baptist Temple. The Bloodmobile's' visit will be sponsored- by the Pennsy Family Club. : Parking space for blood donors will be reserved on Seventh and on Broadway. . Quota for the visit is the 'usual 125 pints. •:,". -', .' -;.' Members of the Tn Kappa •orority will serve . sandwiches, eooJdet, orange- juice, coffee, and milk to blood donors. Bfi nip Flies Over Saturday Morning An extra added attraction for Operation Hospi'llity came about 10:30 a.m. Saturday when a Goodyear blimp went over the city from west to east. Running in a strong wind out of the south, the blimp actually went' east, heaaing' south. It had to quarter -so hard into the south wind'-that it appeared to be making progress sideways. parade Saturday. Russell Garrison; 60, of Flora, changed, lanes without looking east, and was in collision with a car driven by Margaret Ann Rozzi, 23, of 1704^ Spear, St., who was'going west. Normally, there wouldn't have .been, any westbound traffic at this point but the street was made two-way for' the parade hours. Margaret Taylor, 205 Third.'rid- jng in the Rozzi car, suffered a cut on the knee and injury to her right arm The'accident occurred at. 10:10 She 'ran; but fell and he grabbed " her' again as she" got up whereupon, she kicked him as hard as she could and' he. let go again. She -ran.' He went to an old model car and got away. The girl was taken to Memorial hospital for examination but found not hurt.- Police ' cars scoured the area but found no trace of a car of the description. BACKING NIXON BALTIMORE,- Md. (AP)-The Baltimore .Sun 'has endorsed Republican Richard M. Nixon for president. Information On Candidates, Pg. 8 Biographies and pic--. tures of local candidates for office -in the election November 8, will be found on page 8 of today's Sunday Pharos-Tribune .and Press. • .-/• ,- ' . -:-. .: In observance of the program— Read and Vote — this page of information is recommended" for. the attention of Cass county voters. he city, .sheriff's, 'and state po- noon . Cass county Gray Ladies ice and, an' all-service color j and pe opi e from "the D e a c o n guard bearing the United States j g ran g e served the food, and Indiana-flap. ' j The 40-voice Great Lakes Navy The final unit in'the parade was choir presented a concert of seven selections during the barbeque. , The JayCees' 1960 model sedan will be awarded to Harry Chan, thr Air Police unit from the Bunker Hill Air Force base. Good ,Guard Show The longest group in the parade .was supplied by the Second Battle Group, 293rd Infantry, the, local National Guard organization." Included in the Guard's unit were several tanks, recoilless rifles and howitzers. Displayed in the, parade and later in Riverside park were three missiles,.-the Army .Ajax. and Hercules-.and. the-Navy's. Terrier. : Three. queens ; rode in the .parade .and-later -joined- the- group on the reviewing- stand, near the Little -White -House.' They- were Miss Indiana of'."I960) Tommye Lou Glaze, : of Culver;; Miss Bunker Hill Air Force base," Carolyn Brawrier; and Miss Hospitality, Linda Lawson, .the JayCee queen who won the titles of Miss Independence-and Miss Cass county fair during, the summer. The three, who,were introduced, thanked the crowd; praising, the "Operation, Hospitality" program. "Operation Hospitality"- general chairman Forrest .Spencer announced : that the first place award for out-of-town high school bands was:won by the band from Francesville. 'Monon' was second and Fulton'third. Floats Tie-For First paring for the occasion. During the program which preceded the address, Forrest Spencer, general chairman of "Operation Hospitality", presented two transport planes at the San Antonio de los Banos airbase near here had .been painted with American insignia and flags, for' unexplained! reasons. - . . '. Carlos Olivares, acting.Cuban foreign minister, rejected this report in a strongly worded note saying it -only proves that the United States is engaged in espionage in Cuba. Senseless, He Says Olivares' termed the U.S. note "malicious and false" and the statements it made "senseless and.ridiculous and inconceiyable." of notes side that plaques to those-who had a part| Behind m building the Little White House, j lav fear on Accepted fay Richard Wolf, the| Castro , s governraent is usin g'the ' 'insignia, as part of an .at {„ jnyojyg-the'unjted'States .the building after it is moved to the | Bunker Hill base. Major Otto Neumann spoke briefly and welcomed the "visitors. 420" South Adams, Marion, who j Dignitaries who were introduced said he. will'come to Logansport Monday to- pick it up. Numerous persons attended the three military balls, -which concluded the Saturday program. A formal'ball was held at the'Elks, while the other two were- held at the Eagles'and K. of C. hall. Echo Schedule ForThisWtek included .Air Force ' Maj. 'Gen. Stanley T. Wray, Army Brig. Gen. Frederick Ellery, Navv Capt Charles -M. Robertson,- and Col; Frank O'Brien and. Col. Vincent Crane, both from the Bunker.'Hill | base. Likes Hospitality Idea In a brief talk at 1 the breakfast in his honor Saturday, morning-in the Capt. Logan hotel, Secretary Sharp ; declared that , Operation j Hospitality was the most outstanding thing he has seen-since he has ' ' ' - ' ' • beec connected with the Air ' WASHINGTON (AP)'— Early I Force. ...'. ... . , .. morning sky' watchers. can look! "You really make a. great con- for the Echo I Satellite 11-times, iribution to national defense when next week as it passes over Indi-1 you support a military, installa- ana. lion as you are doing. It increases Here is the schedule Central the morale of the men and makes Daylight Time from the National them -more efficient," he .'said. Aeronautics and Snace Administration: Sunday — 4:08 a.m. overhead moving northeast and 6:15 a.m. high .north moving norteast. Monday—5:48 a.m. .high north moving northeast.. Tuesday—5:22 a.m high.north moving, .northeast. . Wednesday — 4:55 a.m.'high j north moving- northeast. Floats, tied, for first place'-were Thursday-4 28 a m h lg h north those'entered by. the/Northern In- raovl "g ™rtheast and 6 34 am. - -••• ' - •••' '••' high north moving northeast. Friday—4:01 a.m. .high, north moving "northeast and- 6:07 a.m. diana .Public • Service company and' Pepsi' C6la. : ' Other awards will be announced and certificat- "We ' appreciate it .and the country appreciates it."• Governor Handley, speaking at the breakfast, also praised Operation Hospitality as "A highlight in the history of Indiana."' Commending Logansport . citizens for their tribute to'.the Bunker 'Hill Air Force Base, Governor Handley pointed • out that the base "is easily the biggest industry in the state of Indiana." Col. Frank O'Brien,'commander of the 305lh Bombardment wmg, commanders like Opera- said all air force dream .of something tion lity but few ever see hioh north moving southeast Saturdav-1.34 am ht<?h northj. u . u " ™>^<"" moving northeast and 5 40 a m thclr drearns come true high north moving southeast. as he Start Production On Tiny Submarine OSLO, Noiw,iy (AP) - Pioduc- tion has started on a new midget antisubmarine unit canp.'ole of firing salvos of six rocket-driven piojectiles. The government says the system can 'be installed on ships as small as ;QO Ions Two sets have been ordered by the United States . had. "The Jaycees and others m some^embarrassing .maneuver. The^Cubans'already'have claimed U^'warplanes'are 'being concen; traled in~Guatemala to" help in-/ surgents invade Cuba. Ordinary Cubans appear io be convinced ,a maior invasion attempt will be made soon. Castro has repeatedly told the people of this island nation invasion bands supported and equipped by the.United States are massing, for ,an assault on this leftist" center' in 'the Americas. To meet'_the threat, Castro is rallying thousands 'of' civilian mili- tiamen.ancLimporting, heavy ship-. ments;of arms from behind the Iron Curtain to equip them, . GE Deals WithlUE -'NEW YORK- (AP)—The Inter- ' national Union of Electrical'Work- ers'and', the'General Electric Co. reached' an agreement Saturday'.,.; -' night to end a 21-day-old strike at : 55 GE plants around: the country. ; ; ; .The agreement, announced by.'; > federal mediators, came after a -! resumption of negotiations follow- -' ing'.a breakdown in.the talks four da^'s ago. The strike was losing support of the union's rank and file • IUE .President James B.- Carey issued a bitter statement after the settlement in'which, he-blasted GE' Vice .President Lemuel-R. Boulwaie and Schenectady ILE who i official Leo Jandreau. made this possible will be richly rewarded throughout the year through .their better, relationship 1 with the men of the Air Base," Colonel O'Brien said." Congressman Charles .Halleck and Mayor Otto -Neumann also spoke briefly. Richard Buck served as master of ceremonies The union's cost-of-living escalator clause, a key issue in the dispute, apparently was lost. WEATHER Northernlndiana: Partly: sunny, little cooler Sunday. J LU1111HL; a. HIXJG I.VW11.L uwl!M"j. and introduced distinguished 1 Falr and a hole cooler Sunday guests The invocation and bene-, r , an j diction were given by the Rev Father Hugh Edsall, rector of Trinity Episcopal church. finch Jury St'ill \ State Swindled Trying for Verdi ft CABINET MEMBER SPEAKS-Secretary for Air Sharp is shown as he addressed several hundred people from the Little White House yesterday morning. On the left is Ecp. Charles Halleck, on the right, Mayor Otto Neumann. Ihe secretary was happy over the idea of the hospitality program, commented on our clear, crisp air and said, "Don't be fooled. The United States ,is not weak. , ' • (Staff Photo) , LOS ANGELES (AP)-The jury in : the second Finch murder- trial- deliberated -several • hours - Satur- reported it still had not reached a verdict and adjourned until Monay. '" QUITS BEIRUT SCHOOL '• BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP)-Dr J Paul Leonard, 59, announced Sat- urday'his retirement from tile piesidency of the American University of Beirut ' Y \ FAVOR KENNEDY DENVER, Colo.,(AP) - The Denver Post announced Saturday its support of Sen John F. Ken.;, nedy for president. jV In Sale Of Horses MOSCOW (AP) - The newspaper Agricultural Life reports co- fair and not much temperature change. High Sunday 55-60. Low Sunday night in the 40s. ' Central -and Southern Indiana: Partly cloudy with little temperature change through Monday. Windy at times Sunday. High Sunday m the low'60s Low Sunday rught jn the 40s Northern Illinois—Partly sunny, operative farms near Lvov have turning a little cooler north por swindled the state by fixing 1 their j lion Sunday. Fair and a little cool- books to show they told horses for' horsemeat when they actually didn't The paper said the doctored accounts showed' 703 horses had been sold for, 207.000 Tub!»s ($51,750 at -the official rate) collected from conniving purchasing agents. , t LADYBIRD'S DAD-DIES ' MARSHALL, Tex. (AP)-T. J. Taylor; 81, father-in-law of Sen. Lyndon B. Johnson, the Democratic vice presidential candidate, died Saturday in Memorial Hospital. "' ' er Sunday night Monday fair, not much change in temperatures. High Sunday upper 50s north to u per 60s south. Low Sunday night in: the 40s. Lower Michigan: Sunday mostly cloudy with a few showers extreme north." Colder north and turning colder south by evening. High ranging' from the mid 4fls- extreme npijth to near 60 extreme south '" ' Northern Ohio:^ Mostly cloudy with ' little temperature change Sunday and Sunday night High 56™ -cA „•».. .»„,-_. A 6Z. %

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