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Logansport, Indiana
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Sunday, October 23, 1960
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Ships Collided RT PUBLIC U8KAKY ^^ . - 9 Dead BURAS, La. (AP)-The Alcoa Corsair; steaming down the Mississippi River bound for the Caribbean, colEded with an Italian freighter in the gloomy predawn hours Saturday, killing at least nine person's and injuring more .than 25. : Most of the dead and injured were believed to have been aboard the Alcoa'Corsair, a 455- foot passenger and 'freight ship making its last tourist run because of declining patronage. Officers aboard the Italian ship, the 3,796 ? ton Lorenzo Marcello, said they had no reports of anyone injured. The ships collided near Buras, an orange-growing center on the river about 50 miles south of New Orleans on the way to the mouth of the Mississippi. There was no immediate ex- THE SUNDAY itmne LOGANSPORT PRESS THE ASSOCIATED PKSS UNITED PRESS IOC AN SPORT, INDIANA, SUNDAY, OCTOBER M, 1960. ALL PHONES 414] PRICE TEN CENTS planation of the collision, but authorities in Plaquemines Parish said visibility -.might have been poor because of fog patches along 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, 83, 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." Helicopters flew the injured to the U.S. Public Health Service hospital at New Orleans. The Alcoa Corsair's captain sent but an emergency plea for ambulances and basket-type stretchers: to take the injured from the ship, anchored 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 pipeline 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 impact of the collision scattered bodies and luggage across the river's top. RECORD CROWD, BEST PARADE! 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 a appearance of the Great Lak Navy Bluejacket choir at service at Calvary Presbyterian churc this morning, the basketball gam in the afternoon, and "Hospitali Musical" tonight. The choir will sing four a thems at both the 9:30 and : a.m. services at Calvary churc Tickets are still available fo the basketball game and ente tainment will begin at 2 p.m. Berry Bowl. They may be pu chased until noon at the polit station and at the high scho box office after 12:30 p.m. Ticke may also be purchased at th gate. Actor Forrest Tucker,.who w.i serve as master of ceremdnie Elevator At ClymersHas Fire in Bin A dust bin connected to th Farm Bureau elevator at Clyme was destroyed by firg. Saturda night. Cause of the blaze has nc been determined. Fire trucks. from Liberty town ship, Rockfield, Camden, and Lc gansport were summonded to th scene at 7:35 p.m. They fought th fire for well over two hours. Th contents of the 35-foot-tall bi were destroyed along .with th structure, .which was built, withi the past year. Sparks flying from the blaz were blown directly at the mair elevator by a harsh southwes wind. Firemen, however, pluggec the shute extending from the bi to the elevator, and were oth erwise able to prevent spark from setting fire to the main build ing. A distance of 50 feet sepa rated the bin and elevator. The elevator is located seyera hundred feet north of the Pennsy] vania railroad tracks that rui through Clymers. A railroad crew repairing the crossing at Clymer have been camped near the eleva tor and bin this past week. The camp huts, located just southeas of the bin, were not touched b; the blaze. ' Sheriff Bernard Leavitt and Deputy Robert Kiesling- investi gated. The bin blaze broke out a approximately the same hour a did the one that destroyed a barn on the J. K. Minnick farm/Friday night. Cause of that fire has no been determined either. 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 025 pints. Members of the Tri Kappa ;»orority will serve sandwiches,: ;eooHe», orange juice, coffee, and milk to Wood donors. 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 dignitaries and JayCees, who plan to provide a float and a band, which will play "Seventysix Trombones." The public is invited to join in the motorcade, which will escort Tucker to the city. The star of the "Music Man" will be a guest at a luncheon at the country club, and then will go .to the high school for a full- dress rehearsal which will start at 1:'30 p.m. with the entire cast of 248 persons. During the afternoon, he will put' in '• an appearance ' at the Harlem; Globe Trotters-Bunker Hill Skyriawks Basketball game. Dinner For Tucker < A formal dinner Will:be held in Tucker's, honor with Richard Buck and Myron Hiatt in charge of the committee. He will go to. Berry Bowl at 7:30 p.m: and the show will start at 8:15; A special free section will be reserved at the show' las military personnel : and: their dependents. Producer Glen Reid said Saturday 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 gate. Tucker will return to St. Louis at noon Monday and will appear in the "Music: Man" that evening. Blimp Flies Over Saturday Morning An extra added attraction for Operation HospMity 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 heading south. It had to quarter so hard into the south wind that it appeared to be making progress sideways. ShpwdownOn Atomic Test Ban Certain .WASHINGTON (AP)-A crisis in the nuclear test talks with Russia early next year now'appears inevitable on the basis of statements made by the presidential candidates and information,'av'ail.- abfe 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 more urgent tasks of" the new administration. These points were sharply de-j veloped in Friday night's Kennedy-Nixon- radio-TV debate, which produced only minor differences of approach -on the nuclear test issue. Kennedy, and Nixon clearly showed doubt .that the negotiations which began at Geneva Oct; 31, 1958, will produce any major breakthrough toward "a nuclear test ban treaty between now and the .advent 'of ; the new administration Jan. 20. With some variation as to timing and technique, they were in agree-; •nent that the riext president, .unless the .talks start moving toward a quick 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 arms race. Accident Blamed To Traffic Change In Market Street One reportable accident was darned to the change in traffic pattern for Market st. during the 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, here wouldn't have been any westbound traffic at this point >ut the street was made two-way or the parade hours. Margaret Taylor, 205 Third, rid- ng in the Rozzi car, suffered a cut on the knee and injury to her right arm. ; The accident occurred at 10:10 a:m. Major Scores N'western 7, N. D. 6 Mich. St. 35,1. U. 0 Iowa 21, Purdue 14 Ohio St. 34, Wis. 7 Minn. 10, Mich. 0 111. 10, Perm St. 8 Mo. 34, Iowa St. 8 Kansas 14, Okla. St. 7 Okla. 49, Kan. St. 7 Pitt 7, TCU 7 Baylor, 14, Tex. A&M 0 Tex. Tech 28, SMU 7 Army 54, Villanova 0 Navy 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 Attacker Off A man grabbed a girl of 12 at Twelfth and Spear la-st 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 (he-man grabbed her, putting his hand across her mouth. J^SHe'-p^pmptly bit qrje of his fingers and" he let'go. - : 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 ear of i the description. - BACKING NIXON BALTIMORE, Md. (AP)-The Baltimore Sun has endorsed He- publican Richard M. Nixon for president. . Information On Candidates, Pg. 8 Biographies and pictures, 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. 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, from Chicago, and the Great Lakes Navy choir, which sang during the program before and after the address by the Secretary of the Air Force and while the parade was approaching . the reviewing stand at the little White House from its starting point' at Fifteenth and Broadway. The parade was led by cars of the city, sheriff's, and state police and an all-service color guard .bearing the United States and Indiana flags. The final unit in the parade was Lhp Air Police unit from the, Bun- Ker Hill Air Force base. Good .Guard Show The longest group in the parade was suppb'ed byline 'Second Battle' Group, . 293rd :Inf an try, .the local National^Guard organization. Included, in the Guard's unit were several tanks, recoilless rifles and icwitzers. Displayed in the parade and ater'in Riverside park were three missiles, the Army .Ajax and Hercules and the Navy's Terrier. Three queens .rode 'in the par ade and later joined; the- group on -the reviewing stand, near the Little White House. They were Miss Indiana of 1960, Tommye Lou Glaze, of Culver; Miss Bun ker Hill Air Force base, Carolyn Brawner; and Miss Hospitality Linda Lawson, the JayCee queen who won the titles of Miss Independence and Miss Cass count; fair during the summer. The three, who were introduced thanked the crowd, praising the "Operation. Hospitality" program "Operation Hospitality" genera chairman Forrest Spencer an nounced "that the first place award for out-of-town high schoo bands was won by the band from Francesville. Monon was secom and Fulton third.: Floats Tie For First Floats tied Tor- first place were those entered by the Northern Indiana Public • Service company and Pepsi Cola. Other awards U.S. Isn't Weak, Says Air Officer The United States has no gap in deterrent power and the country's strength "is greater now than ii ever has been," Secretary of the Air Force Dudley C. Sharp declared in his "Operation Hospitality" address Saturday morning. Referring to Soviet developments in long-range missiles, Secretary Sharp said, "We foresee no period in which their strategic capability will equal that of the 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 misjudge either the magnitude ol our power, or our ironbound determination 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 to develop "the cosmic reaches of space" for the peaceful purposes of mankind. The Air Force Secretary praised the spirit. of "Operation Hospitality", saying that the tribute extends beyond the base to wherever military personnel are stationed. "May the spirit of Logansport spread like wildfire to all the peoples of the earth who share our dedication to freedom," the Secretary said. Mr. Sharp was introduced by Second district Congressman Charles Halleck, who said he was pleased to have had a part in preparing for the occasion. During the.program which preceded the address, Forrest Spencer, general chairman of "Oper- ution Hospitality", presented two plaques to those who had a part in building the Little White House. Accepted by Richard Wolf, the plaques will be mounted on the building after it is moved to the Bunker Hill base. Mayor Otto Neumann spoke briefly'and welcomed the visitors. 4211 South Adams, Marion,,-who 1 J3ignitaries who-were-introduced included Air Force Maj. Gen. cs mailed to the entrants early next week. Nearly 3,000 of the parade and military personnel were fed at a three-hour-long barbeque at Riverside park Saturday afternoon. Cass county Gray Ladies and 'people from the Deacon grange served the food. The 40-voice Great Lakes Navy choir presented a concert of seven selections during the barbeque. ' The JayCees' 1960 model sedan will be awarded to Harry Chan, wili be announced and certifieat- 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 ForUisWeek WASHINGTON (AP) - Early morning sky watchers can look for the Echo I Satellite 11 times next week as it passes over Indi ana,- Here is the schedule Central Daylight Time from the National Aeronautics and Space 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. SlanleyjT.'Wray, Army Brig. Gen. Frederick " Ellery, ' Navy Capt. Charles M. Robertson, and Col. Frank O'Brien and Col. Vincent Crane, both from the Bunker Hill base. Wednesday — 4:55 a.m. north moving northeast. high CABINET MEMBER SPEAKS—Secretary for Air Sharp is shewn as he addressed seven] hundred people from the Uttie White House yesterday morning. On the left is Hep. Charles Halleck, on the right, May or Otto Neumann. Tie secretary was happy over the idea •! the hospitality program, caaimented on ow clear, crisp «ir and said, "Don't be fooled. The United Statei is not weak. (Staff Photo) "L Thursday—4:28 a.m. high north moving northeast and 6:34 a.m. high north moving northeast. Friday—4:01 a.m. high north moving northeast and 6:07 a.m. north moving southeast. Saturday—.1:34 a.m. high north moving northeast and 5:40 a.m. high north moving southeast. Start Production On Tiny Submarine OSLO, Norway (AP) - Production has started on a new midget antisubmarine unit capptye of firing salvos of six rocket-driven i projectiles. The government says the system can be installed on ships as. small as 500 toas. Two sets have been ordered by the United States. finth JuryStill Trying for Verdict 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 Saturday his retirement., from the presidency of the American University of Beirut. FAVOR KENNEDY DENVER, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Post announced Saturday its support: of Sen. John F. Ken- Likes Hospitality Idea In a brief talk at the breakfast in his honor Saturday morning in the Capt. Logan hotel, Secretary Sharp declared that Operation Hospitality was the most outstanding thing he has seen since he has been connected with the Air Force. "You really make a great contribution to national defense when you support a military installation as you are doing. It increases the morale of the men and makes them -more efficient," he said. "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 stale of Indiana." Col. Frank O'Brien, commander of the 305th Bombardment wing, said all air force commanders dream of something like Operation Hospitality but few ever see their dreams come true as he had. . V "The .Taycees and others who made this possible will be richly rewarded throughout the year through their better relationship 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 and introduced distinguished guests. The invocation and bene- dicfion were given by the Rev. Father Hugh Edsall, rector of Trinity Episcopal church. nedy for president. LOGANSPORT PUBUC LIBRARY State Swindled In Sale Of Horses MOSCOW (AP) - The newspaper. Agricultural Life reports co-| Northern Dliriois-Partly sunny, INDEX Today's Pharos-Tribune arid-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. Classified, 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 14, 15. Teen Corner, page 2. This Changing World, 5. TV and Radio, 17, 18. Young Folks, page 10. Cuba Sure Invasion Is Just Ahead HAVANA (AP)—Invasion fever mounted. in Cuba Saturday as Prime Minister Fidel Castro's government and the U.S. ambassador exchanged new charges involving reported preparations for an attack on Cubs. U.S. Ambassador Philip Bonsai notified the Cuban Foreign Office he had reports that several Cuban 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 inconceivable." Behind the exchange of notes lay fear on the American side that Castro's government is using the U.S. insignia as part of an attempt to involve the United States in some embarrassing maneuver. The'Cubans already have claimed U.S. "warplanes are-being concentrated in Guatemala to help insurgents invade Cuba. Ordinary Cubans appear to be convinced a major invasion attempt will be made soon. Castro has repeatedly toW the people of, this island nation in- bands supported and equipped by the United States are massing for an assault on this eftist center in the Americas. To meet the threat. Castro is rallying thousands of civilian mili- iamen and importing heavy shipments of arms from behind the [ron Curtain to equip them. GE Deals WithlUE NEW YORK (AP)-The International Union of Electrical Workers 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 ederal mediators, came after a resumption of negotiations follow- ng a breakdown in the talks four days 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. Boulware and Schenectady IUE official Leo Jandreau. The union's cost-of-living escalator clause, a key issue in the dispute, - apparently was lost. WEATHER Northern Indiana: Partly sunny, turning a little cooler Sunday. Fair and a little cooler Sunday night. Monday 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 in the low 60s. Low Sunday night in the 40s operative farms near Lvov have swindled the state fay fixing their books to show they sold horses for horsemeat when they actually didn't. The paper said the doctored accounts showed 703 horses had been sold 'for 207.000 fub!«s ($51.750'at the official rate) collected from conniving purchasing agents! '•''.•' LADYBIRD'S DAD DIES .MARSMA'LL, Tex. (APJ-T. j. Taylor;, 81, father-in-law of Sen. Lyndon B. Johnson, -the Democratic vice presidential candidate, died Saturday in Memorial Hospital. ' turning a little cooler north portion Sunday. Fair and a little cooler Sunday night Monday fair, not much change in temperatures. High Sunday upper 50s north to u per 80s 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 40s extreme north to near 80 extreme south. Northern Ohio: Hoctly cloudy with little temperature change Sunday and Sunday light. High it- 12.

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