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Wednesday Evening, May 16, 1962 Welsh Bids For Flood Control Aid WASHINGTON (UPD-Indiana Gov. Matthew Welsh appeared b& fore a Senate Appropriations subcommittee today in support of increased funds for Hoosier flood control projects. The group made a similar plea Tuesday to a House subcommittee studying appropriations for the same projects. In many cases, the Hoosiers asked for'funds in excess of those recommended by the administration of President Kennedy. The requests included $1 million for the Huntington Reservoir on the Wabash River. George D. Gettinger, executive vice president of the Wabash Valley Association, presented many of the requests. The funds requested which were not included in the budget were $35,000 for the advance engineering and design for the England Pond Levee in Illinois and $30,000 for local pro. lection at Mount Carmel, 111. The association,' which represents both Indiana and Illinois interests along the Wabash, also asked for increases over the budget recommendations for six projects. They included $48,000 instead of $29,000 for advance engineering on the Tri-Pond Levee; $500,000 instead of $250,000 for Levee No. 5 on the Wabash; $2,500,000 instead bf $1,690,000 for construction of the Mississinewa Reservoir; $2 million instead of $1.8 million for construction of the Salamonie Reservoir; $275,000 instead of $100,000 for a survey of the Wabash Rivei and tributaries; and $175,000 in stead of $50,000 for a survey of the While River basin. On all otherprojects, the associ ation endorsed the amounts re quested by the administration Welsh asked for less than the association for the Wabash River and White River surveys. He asked for $200,000 for the Wabash and $110,000 for the White, in line with Army Engineer capability for fecal 1963.. American Farm System Best in The World WASHINGTON ('UPI) - Agri culture Secretary Orville L. Free man said Tuesday night that "no feudal estate, ho stale '• ownec farm, no collective" has ever achieved the abundant productiv. ity of the American farm family. Former Vice President and Secretary Henry A. Wallace, in an earlier speech to the World Food Forum, agreed that agriculture was no example to follow. He sait Russia's so - called virgin lane farm program in Siberia migh eventually turn into a dust bowl. Freeman said the new nations can tell'by history which farm system is better. It shows, Freeman said, that governments which tried to destroy individual incentive in farming paid "an appalling •price in hunger, and lagging productivity." He told the forum that if a system of individually opera tec farms is adopted it will .lead to stepped up productivity, economic growth, and strengthening of free institutions. Wallace said Russian agriculture was about on a par with 19(K America. He said the Kremlin has been unable to transfer its research into efficient farm management. L Deaths in the News WASHINGTON, Iowa CUPI) Funeral services will be held Thursday for Ralph E. Shannon, editor and publisher of the Washington Evening Journal. Shannon, 74, died Tuesday of cancer. POINT PLEASANT, N.J. CUPI) —Arthur A. Weller, 61, former police commissioner of Newark, N.J. died at his home here Monday night. NEW YOBK (UPD-Jed Kiley, 7.0, former wa r correspondent and magazine writer, died Monday, MEMPHIS, Tenn, (UPI) — Funeral services are scheduled today for Dr. George Robertson Livermore Sr., 83, former president of the American Urological Associa. tion, who died Tuesday. NEW YORK (UPI)—Mrs. Edith Fincke McClain, 37, wife of New York Journal-American drama critic John McClain, died here Sunday. JACKSON, Miss. (UPI) - Funeral services are scheduled today for M. H. Brooks, 58, Missis sippi stale public welfare commissioner, who died Monday night. REPORTED IMPROVED NEW YORK ('UPI)-Joseph P. Kennedy, the President's father, was reported in improved condition Tuesday at the New York University Center of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The former ambassador has keen undergoing treatment at the center for parlial paralysis resulting from a stroke last Dec. 10. , School Librarians Honored at Party The Logansport Public Library lonored 94 grade school librarians, teacher librarians, principals and guests at the annual spring party Tuesday afternoon. - A welcome to all was given by Miss Mary Holmes,.Librarian. She reported that 74,190 Logansport Public Library books had been circulated in the nine city grade schools that are given deposits of books each year by the Public Library. The circulation by schools for the 1961-82 school year was as follows:. Columbia, 5-818; Daniel Webster, .12,906; Fairview Elementary School, 9,501; Franklin, 10,536; Jefferson, 6,170; Longfellow, 13,680; McKinley, 2,015; Tipton, 10,465; Washington," 3,063. Miss Thelma Sines, 'city grade school music director, Miss Charlotte Jox, secretary to the superintendent of schools, Miss Agda Rafter, principal of- Longfellow school and Laban Fisher, principal of Franklin school were given special recognition for their work with the school library and the public library. Each lady was given 'a corsage and Mr. Fisher a boutonniere. The Longfellow school librarians and Mrs. Gladys Madden, teacher librarian, gave Miss Rafter a corsage because she was not only honored but was also the speaker of the 'afternoon. Miss Rafter talked on the "Value of a School Library to a School" and said she was proud that every grade school in the city school system had a library. She mentioned nine points that she thought the library and books meant to a school and the pupils. Miss Judy Hinkle, pupil librarian of Tipton School -talked on "It's Fun To Be a Librarian. Judy pointed out that a school librarian not only has responsibilities but fun, too. • John Whittington, assistant to superintendent in elementary education, spoke briefly on the value of books and libraries.. Carl Zimmerman, Superintendent of Logansport Community Schools, spoke on the value, of books and reading. The Head Librarian of each school gave her name and introduced the principal, teacher, !!• brarian and other pupil librarians of her school. Miss Holmes mentioned .that Indiana University Library. School had 11,000 .requests for trained librarians this year and only 35 in the graduating class. Refreshments of ice cream, cookies, candy and nuts were served to all present. The meeting was dismissed with announcements of the closing of the Grade School Libraries for this year and the forty-first Summer Reading Program, would begin on Monday morning, May 21. The following were present: .. Columbia—Jim Sheely, Principal, Student Librarians: Christy Richter, Synthia Eckert, Susan Elliott, Sue Purcell, Jean Thorington, Frankie Callipo, Judy Apt, and .Candy Wood. Daniel Webster—C. G. Smith, Principal, Miss Eileen Kimener,' Teacher Librarian, Student Librarians: Patty James, Diane Druck, Susan Bulmer, Lisa Harrison, Connie Baer, Brenda Simons, Lynne Whittington, Bale Marsh, Sherida BeBee; Anita Lowry, Barbara Best, Gail Bennett, Judy Martin, and Barbara Moon. Fairview Elementary School- Miss Marian Baade, Teacher Librarian, Student Librarians: Madonna Wise, Sandra. Gribble, Kay Speitel, Ruth Huschwofski, Joyce Pusey, Jennifer Griggs, Kathyi Bigler, and" Cheryl Ross. Franklin—L. J, Fisher, principal, Mrs. James ,Beaman, Teacher Librarian, Student Librarians: Judy Jones, Nahcee Draper, Linda Savini, Debra Malott, Lois Best, Earl Ingmire; Karen Isaacs, and Greg Kampenga. ' Jefferson'—Teacher Librarians: Miss Geraldine Swartzel and Miss Evelyn Davis, Student Librarians: Barbara Woodling; Ruth Flory, Kathryn Stepp, Sharon Smith, Kathleen Stepp, Diane Lehmann, Sue Bailey, Patty Dibble, Bonnie Baber, Connie Brown, .and Jane. 'DeHaven, Longfellow—Miss Agda Rafter, Principal, Mrs. Gladys Madden, Teacher Librarian, Student Librarians: Betsy Reap, Jerilynn Cannady, Shirley. Long, Jill Snyder, Linda Marshall, Pam Shideler, Denise Densborn, Diane Regan; Marsha Adair, Jqdy D'Andrea, and Bonnie Edwards. McKinley—Jim Sheely, Principal, Student Librarians: J. C. 'LaTourrette, Gary Delaplaine, Carole L. Njus, Sydney Smith, and Linda Powell. Tipton — Student Librarians: Nancy McMinn, Karen, CheII, .Cheryl Clayton, Sheila Kuhn, Linda Bell, Janet Gilliland, Sue Cook, Pam Beckman, Sharon Brant, Judy Hinkle, Qlinda Langston, Debra Kitchens, Maureen Gale, Sue Powell, and Vicki Siddall. Bos well to Talk With JFK Aides INDIANAPOLIS (UPI)-Indianapolis Mayor Charles H. Boswell, still battling for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Republican Homer E. Capehart, was to' fly to Washington today to confer with aides of President Kennedy. Boswell's .purpose in making the trip is an attempt to counteract a story circulating in Indiana that one of Kennedy's aides advised Governor Welsh to endorse Stale •Rep. Birch Bayh, Terre Haute, for the-nomination. Welsh issued the endorsement last week at a news conference originally called by Bayh. Boswell 'said Tuesday he will meet late Thursday with Richard Donahue, a presidential aide. •Earlier Thursday, he will meet with Sen. Vance Hartke, D-Ind. He also announced Tuesday that he. was ' appointing himself llth District Democratic chairman. In last Saturday's Marion County Democratic reorganization meeting, he won the county Democratic chairmanship. The llth Di trict consists of Marion County. 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