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Two Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune U.S. Business Blossomed During April WASHINGTON (UPI) — Business blossomed out in April, the government reported Tuesday. Industrial production, retail sales and personal income climbed to new highs and employment rose sharply. Reports from government agencies added up to a highly encouraging picture of an expanding economy. Officials hoped the new statistics would dispel some of gloom caused by recent declines in the stock market. Administration leaders also were hopeful that the spring spurt would prompt businessmen to boost investment spending, thereby . opening up new jobs and pumping • more thrust into the economy. The federal reserve board said industrial activity rose across a broad front in April with steel the only major area to show a decline. Automobile production increased 8 per cent and a" further, slight rise is occuring in May, the board said. Stepped up output of furniture, television sets and most other consumer goods, as .well as transportation equipment and machinery, all contributed to the expansion. 5-Day Forecast By United Press International Northern 3rd Indiana 5-DAY OUTLOOK: Temperatures will average 4 to 8 degrees above normal. Normal highs 68 to 74. Normal lows 47 to 52. Very warm until turning cooler Friday or Saturday : and Sunday. Rainfall will total three-fourths to one and one-half inches. Showers or thundershowers likely late , Thursday through Saturday or Sunday. Central & South Indiana 5-DAY OUTLOOK: Tempera, lures will average about 10 degrees above normal. Normal highs 70 to 76. Normal lows 50 to 55. Continued hot until cooler over the weekend. Rainfall will average three-fourths of an inch or more in scattered showers mostly over the weekend. Bold Robber Steals $200 PERU — A purse containing about $200 was stolen Tuesday morning at the J. Sidney Smith home near Mexico by a bold daylight robber. The thief ransacked the home but nothing was found missing. Tile housekeeper, Mrs. Elizabeth Fisher, Chili,, owner of the purse, was' at home alone at the time. She told Sheriff Dave Richardson that she was working upstairs when she heard a car stop iri the driveway. She»said she saw the marvget out of tHe car and lift the hood of the auto. She said she did not plan to go to the door, but several minutes later heard him break into a side door. Mrs. Fisher said she hid in an upstairs .wardrobe. After ransack- in gthe drawers in the bedroom, he tried, to open the wardrobe door, but she was holding it shut from the inside. The man returned downstairs, cut the telephone wires and returned to the bedroom. After covering his head with a woman's silk stocking, he opened the wardrob door and ordered Mrs. Fisher to remain inside. When last seen, the thief was heading west on the River road ) driving a 1954 Buick. Both Mr. and Mrs. Smith were at work when the theift occurred. Fire USD A Aide In Estes Case WASHINGTON (UPI)' —Former Assistant Secretary James t. Ralph was fired'from the Agriculture Department Tuesday night because of alleged dealings with Billie Sol Estes, the indicted Texas businessman. Agriculture Secretary Orville L. Freeman announced the dismissal after Sen, Ralph Yarborough, D- Texas, said in a statement that he had accepted $1,700 from Estes as donations toward defraying the costs of taped radio broadcasts, And in still another development, President Kennedy gave Freeman a ringing endorsement in the wake of Republican .demands that the secretary step down because of the department's alleged, involvement with Estes. Census Up At Memorial The average census at Memorial hospital during April was 81.4 patients, compared with 70.9 last year, according to the monthly report. Patient-days of care totaled 2,233, as compared with 1,864 for the same period in 1961. Occupancy of the hospital's beds av eraged 76 per cent during the month. Forty-two babies were born at Memorial in April and 118 operations were performed. Read the Want Ads! FFREEMAN ENDORSED Ralph, 36, had been, undergoing training for the new post of agricultural attache to the Philippines He is the third department offi' cial to resign or be fired since the Estes case broke, In announcing the dismissal, Freeman said the Justice Department reported to him that Ralph had made long distance telephone calls charged to Estes' credit card. "This activity," the secretary said, "combined with those disclosed in Dr. Ralph's testimony in Texas regarding his relationship with Estes, does not, in my judgment, measure up to the standards of conduct required for a person representing our government in an overseas assignment." Ralph E. Swisher, Formerly Of Peru, Claimed By Death ' PERU — Final rites for Ralph E. Swisher, 6, rural route 2, Chetek, Wis., and formerly of Peru, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Drake-Flowers chapel. The Rev. A. W. Miley will conduct services, and burial will be in Mt. Hope cemetery. A retired Nickel Plate railroad conductor, he died at the Wabash railroad employes hospital here Monday night after an illness of a year. He had lived here continuously until his retirement three years ago when he moved to Wisconsid. He was bom March 13, 1893, in Denver, to Francis and Charlotte Duncan Swisher. He married Lula Knight in 1938. Survivors are the widow, three sisters, Mrs, Lee Wade, Mrs. Myrtle Kilmer 'and Mrs. LuRelta Clark, ail of Peru. He was a member of the First Christian church, Eagles, Elks and Moose lodges, and the Junior Order of United American Mechanics and Order of Railway Conductors. Friends may call at the funeral home after 10 a.m. Wednesday. USAF AIRMAN WILL SPEAK AT CD BOARD T/Sgt. Daniel Stephenson ol Bunker Hill Air Force Base will speak to members of the Cass county Civil Defense Advisory Board at their monthly meeting Wednesday. The session will begin at 7 p.m. in the office of Mayor Otto Neumann. Stephenson, a survival training instructor at th'e base, has recently completed 'an Air Force indoctrination course in radiologica" warfare defense and has offeree to give training in civil defense to Cass county residents. Also at the meeting, Miss Thelma Deane, -secretary of the board, will report on a medical self-help program which is to get underway here soon. Senate Halts Squabble On Civil Rights WASHINGTON (UPI)—The Senate shunted the administration's voting rights bill onto the sidetrack , Tuesday—thus bringing a probable end to civil rights fights for the year after a three-week squabble. By a roll call vote of'49 to 34, the Senate accepted Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield's motion to halt the three-week-old rights talkathon and get on to other bus. ess. Thirty Democrats and 19 Republicans went along with the membership, with 22 Democrats and 12 Republicans voting to keep the issue alive.. This brought to an end two days of arguments by supporter; o£ the measure, which would oul law state literacy tests as a voter qualification and make a sixth grade education proof of literacy for participation in federal elections. • Liberal senators put up theii final effort after the Senate refused on Monday, for the second time in six days, to silence South' erners arguing against the bill. Mansfield brought the issue to a final showdown with a motion to take up a textile measure. A majority of the talk-weary members went along, automatically putting voting rights aside. This gave the Kennedy admin' istration, and the Democratic leadership, a one-to-one record tot the year on civil rights. Earlier in the session, backers wore down the Southerners and pushet through a constitutional amend ment which would outlaw poll ' taxes in the five states that stil! have them. LONDON OUPI) —If it can be accepted 'as a fact that all wives nag their husbands occasionally, t is possible today to divide ;hem into two categories. There are positive naggers and negative naggers. It's official. The divorce courts have spoken, A man can get rid of a a posi- ive nagger. But if he is, related jy matrimony toa negative nag- ;er, it appears he can't do arty- hing except grin and bear it. Mrs. Leslie Hazel was a nega- ive nagger. She nagged her hus- )and by refusing to do anything. Mien he finally applied for a divorce, there was no argument be- ween learned counsel about the 'acts. Mrs, Hazel had refused to cook meals for 'her husband, she •efused to darn his socks or sew Buttons'.on his shirt, she made the oeds only about once every two Re-Elect GOP Leaders WINAMAC—Republicans of the Second District re-elected Alvin C. Cast, Kentland, and Mrs. Esther Guthridge, Fowler, chairman and vice chairman respectively in a reorganization meeting Tuesday afternoon. , KNICKS SIGN HOGNE NEW YORK (UPI) — The New York Knickerbockers have signed Paul Hogue, their No. 1 drafl choice who led the University ol Cincinnati to two consecutive NCA basketball titles. The 6-0,. 240- pound Hogue ranks as the thirc •highest scorer and rebounder in 'Bearcat history behind Oscar Robertson and Jack Twyman. 4 * * 4 » * » • » » » • * * • » • 10 DAY SALE! Here's your chance to own America's Most Famous Nylon Tires! »»»»»»»•»»»»*»•»»»»•»»»••»»•» TOHNPIKE- PROVED 3-T NYLON AII- Weather "42" 15 MONTH Road Hazard Guarantee YOU GET THIS FAMOUS GOODYEAR NATION-WIDE ROAD HAZARD AND QUALITY GUARANTEE! 80,000 Dealers, in the U.S. or Canada, Honor This Guarantee on those New Goodyear Auto Tires! 1, ARtilnsl normal rood hazards-i.c., blowouts, fabric 'breaks, cuts-cxcopt repairable punctures. 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"I have great sympathy," ruled Mr. Justice Havers, "with this husband who had the misfortune to marry a woman who turned out to be lazy, slothful and neglectful of her duties in the home. But mere defects in character and temperament are not sufficient to constitute grounds on which the court can be asked to dissolve the marriage." William Ward had better luck. His wife, Lily, was a positive nagger and used a rather unusual twist. He worked for an ice cream firm and Mrs. Ward began telephoning his bosses. The news she had for them was that •her husband came home with lipstick on his handkerchiefs. She informed her husband's em- ployers that he was running around with other v.'omen. Ac cording to the court record, slu went into great physiological d& tail on the telephone about thesi matters, But his bosses stood by him and gradually Ward began 9 campaign of striking back. He re. fused to discuss the nonexistent lipsfick stains and for two jean he and his wife lived in the same house without speaking. Then ha sued for divorce, alleging cruelly. The court gave him a decree Name Reynolds Coach REYNOLDS-Coach Jack Woodruff will be replaced by Lynn Erb, assistant coach, as coac!) here for the 1962-63 season. A native of Idavillc, Erb will teach history, physical education and possibly science, according to Frank Luse, principal. TIRE SERVICE GARTH SW1GERT NEMO KOfEl 711 Burlington Ave. loffansport Phone 2849 409-41.5 E. BROADWAY-SHOP-TUES.-SAT. 9-5, FRI. 9 A.M.-9 P.M. SPRING CLEARANCE Thursday # Friday # Saturday While They Lost! SPRING COATS Values to 45.00 * 24 Final clearance of our famous-make, wool, spring coats . . . drastically reduced for clearance! White and the latest spring colors, beautiful styles and fabrics. Junior, misses and petite sizes. SECOND FLOOR ' STROLLER SUITS 7 Only! $ 18 Give-Away Prices Values to 65.00 only Famous makes, lovely spring styles, colors and wool fabrics. Coat will top all your fashions. Skirt can be worn separately, too. Sizes 10-16 SECOND FLOOR Boy end Girl Infant and Toddler Coat Sets Sizes 9-18 mo. l-4x Reg. 8,95-14.95 Boys' Spring COATS Sizes 2-7 Regular 8,95-10.95 5 Girls' Spring COATS Sizes 3-6x, 7-14 Reg. 7.95-22.95 $ 5 FIRST FLOOR FABRICS SALE Easy-Care Cotton Prints Values to69c yd. Dress Designer COTTON PRINTS Values to 1.00 yd. 50 C 39 FASHION FABRICS-FIRST FLOOR

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