Tuesday Evening, May 15, 1962 Logansport, Indiana Pharos-Tribune FIv« JFK Public See Large Food Supplies in '62 Works Plan In Trouble WASHINGTON (UH) - Democratic leaders today appeared to be preparing to junk President Kennedy's request for power to launch a $2 billion public works program in economic emergencies! The proposal ha? .met strong opposition. It is tentatively scheduled for action in the Senate this •week. . • •' ' Senate and House Democratic leaders, fearful of defeat, 'were thinking of backing a compromise plan to provide more than the $600 million Kennedy proposed for immediate public works, and little of any of the standby authority. One compromise -plan reportecl under consideration would authorize an immediate..$750 million public works program. The attempt to negotiate a compromise has spurred by the threat that Senate foes might be able to force it to the Senate Banking Committee. ' Other congressional news:. Civil Eights: Civil rights backers confronted' the Senate with at I least another day of debate before the • next showdown in its three-week controversy over voting rights. The .next showdown, probably the last, would be a vote to sidetrack the entire issue for a year. Rusk: Secretary of State Dean Rusk was scheduled to appear before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for' a .briefing on his recent overseas trip. Following Rusk's appearance the committee will get another closed briefing, from'Lucius Clay on the Berlin situation. ROTARY PLANS ANNUAL PROM BREAKFAST The annual prom breakfast for Logansport high school Juniors and Seniors will be held at the Elks cafe Saturday, May 19, according to an announcement made during the regular weekly Rdlary meeting Monday noon. In charge of the event will be John Arnold, assisted by the entire Rotary membership. The Monday, May 21, meeting will be in charge of all-the student Rolarians who have been named during the past year. OTHER YOUTH programs scheduled by the Rotary club include the entertainment of the Hendricks Habilitation center May 29 at the Girl Scout Camp. Members of this committee include N. E. Mills, Carroll Nelson, Dr. E. L. !Hedde, Dr. Russell Eckert, Tony Bracelente, and J. M. Druck. The committee members will be as- .sisted by their wives. A Logansport senior boy will be given a $500 scholarship during graduation June 6.. On June 25, approximately 36 foreign exchange students from 22 countries will be taken into the homes of Logansport residents. The students will leave Logansport on June 27. VISITING ROTARIANS during Monday's meeting were Richard Bruce, of Rochester; William Whorely, of Kokomo; and Alva Mattox, of Peru. Guests included: Mai-tin Boggs, of Logansporl; M. Sgt. William Weaver; T. Sgt. Leo Sullivan and Airman 1C Robert Setney, all of the Blinker Hill AFB. Indiana Court Rules On Case Of Vacant lots •INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) - The owners of two vacant lots where a Michigan City boy was injured in an explosion cannot be held liable, according to an Indiana Supreme Court ruling issued Monday. The suit was brought against Howard and Agnes Schultz, owners of the lots, by Walter R. Pier, whose fl-year-old son was injured when a playmate dropped a match in a barrel containing a greasy substance. The explosion resulted. Pier lost the suit in the lower court and then in an Appellate Court appeal. The ruling oame on « petition to transfer from the Appellate Court. In the ruling, Chief Justice Bar. old Achor said: "Knowledge of the hazardous condition, either actual or constructive, is necessary to invoke the doctrine of attractive nuisance against a land owner... no facts are alleged which charge the ap- pellees with knowledge of the alleged hazardous condition." WASHINGTON <€W) - Total food supplies will continue large in 1982, but there will be variations in the amount of different types of food as compared to 1961, according to the Agriculture Department. A department study showed that prospective gains in meat supplies will be small and current indications point to less poultry, both chicken and turkey. .Production of milk is expected to be larger in 1962 and little change is expected for eggs. Somewhat smaller supplies of 'resh vegetables and potatoes are in prospect, but supplies of fat: and oils, cereals, and most other foods will continue plentiful. On balance, ' the department said, retail food prices in 1962 may average only slightly higher than in 1961. Although food consumption will increase about in line with population growth in 1962, the pattern of change/among individual foods will vary rathe r widely. • The supply of red meat in the second quarter of 1062 probably will average about 3 per cent below the first quarter and slightly below year-earlier levels. For the year as a whole,, meat consumption per capita will be close o the 1961 rate of 161 pounds per capita. Meat will be slightly iighe r in price through the spring and early summer than in the irst part of 1962. ,In the second lalf, beef is expected to be in arger supply and, prices should )e lower than in the first quarter; i'ork prices are not expected to change much for .the next couple of- months, but may -drop in the .ate summer and fall. Broiler production' will increase in the second quarter, but not as much as in 1961. Retail prices are not expected to drop as sharp- y in coming months a ; s they did a year earlier. 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