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rwelve Logansport, Indiana Pharos-Tribune House Group Set For Estes Probe WASHINGTON (UPI)-A House government operations subcommittee called a closed meeting today to plan its investigation 'oi Billie Sol Estes' dealings with the federal grain storage program. Chairman L. H. Fountain, D- N.C., has not formally announced that hearings would be held, \>\A GOP members who have demanded separate House hearings said he has decided to go ahead. Fountain has said he would hole no hearings that would merely duplicate testimony before Sen. John L. McClellan's permanent investigations subcommittee. The McCIellan subcommittee got the Senate investigation started Monday, questioning witnesses for four hours behind closed doors. Makes Some Progress •Sen. Karl E. Mundt, R-S.D., said the questioning turned up "some new information" but deall mostly with details of the Texas financier's case that have already been publicized. M'cClellan said some "slight progress was made," but the committee has a "long row to hoe." No hearings were scheduled today. NOTICE TO BIDDI3HS Notice is horeBy given that the Board ot Trustee* ot Memorial Hospital, Losansport, Inolann, will receive sealotl proposals lor the installation of a vacuum ana oxygen distribution system. Detailed specifications are on file in 'the office of the Administrator of the hospital. Proposals will be received in •the office of. the Administrator iintil 7:00 P.M. on the Etn day.ol June, 1362. Proposals received after this hour will be returned ""proposals shall be submitted on forms prescribed by the Indiana State Board of Accounts. No proposal shall be wlthrtvawn foi 1 period of 30 days after submission without the consent of the Board of Trustees of the hospital which reserves the right to reject any or all bids without "Sated this 21st day of May, 1062. Herbert Ij. Fromm Administrator tt.it NOTICE TO SCHOOL M'US UIUV13IIS Notice is hereby trlven that the undersigned trustee will meet with his Advisory Board at ha office in his home at n. J, Delphi Indiana on Monday, .Tune M 1962 at S:00 P. M. and from day to day thereafter until contracts aro let, to receive sealed bids for, or negotiate for contracts for the So. .East school bus route in Liberty Township, Carroll County, Indiana. Contracts will be awarded for one year beginning- with the 198-1063 school year and ending •with the 1962-1963 school year. Description of the routes, mileage, number of pupils transported and equipment necessary, Is on file at the trustee's office and a, duplicate copy Is on file at the office of the County Superintendent of Schools. D: Ivors awarded contracts will be required to provide bond to coyer the term of the contract to the satisfaction of the trustee. They shall be required to carry liability and property \ damage Insurance in the minimum sum of $10,000 and the maximum gum of ?50,000. The truck chassis must pas* Inspection of the Indiana State Police and thy driver must meet all "'I" 1 ™; ments of the law and the Indiana School Bus Committee. The Advisory Board and the Trustee reserve the right to reject any and all proposals. Two of the witnesses, it was learned, were .Agriculture Department official N. Battle Hales, who has accused his superiors of showing Estes favoritism, and Walter !. Berger, a former agriculture official who is now associated with Commercial Solvents, a fertilizer manufacturer. McCIellan said the witnesses were cooperative. Berger, who was in charge ol the government grain storage program during part of the Eisenhower administration, told reporters he had a "very enjoyable' time before the. subcommittee. Named In Suit Commercial Solvents, of which Berger is now a board member is a New York firm named in a civil antitrust suit against Estes charging conspiracy to monopolize the West Texas market for a cheap fertilizer. . Hales was in charge of the Agriculture Department files on Esles until he was transferred to another post. He has charged the department showed favoritism to Estes in cotton allotment negotia- ,ions. Four government officials have ost their jobs in the case thus far. McCIellan said that 10 or 12 isrsons had been subpoenaed by :he subcommittee, but he declined ,o identify them. He said several members of Jongress might be invited to tes ify, as well as Agriculture Secre- .ary-Orville L. Freeman, in pubic. The only lawmaker who has volunteered to appear is Sen. Ralph Yarborough, D-Tex. . PURDUE BUYS FARM LAND LAFAYETTE, Ind. (UPI) - A ,55-aere tract of land near Mich ?an City has been purchased by Purdue University as a tentative ;ite for a new extension center. The university said Monday the r.aal was located just south of the ndiana Toll Read exchange on U.S. 421 in LaPorte County. Purtie 'has several extension centers ocated throughout the state. Carroll County, Indiana In Memory of Joseph C. Finfrock who passed away one year ago today. Sadly missed by family. Walton Legion POST 418 DANCE DANCE Wed., May 23rd 9 p.m.—12 p.m. BEAUTY SHOP FOR RENT Equipment available. HELEN'S BEAUTY SHOP 416% E. Broadway Phone 4827 or 53519 Rummage Sale Every Friday and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. SALVATION ARMY 425 S. THIRD STREET S/Major Frank Larson Officer in Charge To Make Donations Tel. 3468 Meat, fish and poultry sales ac- ounted for 24.2% of total supermarket volume in 1960. The com- 'anies who advertise meat and ,sh spent over $9.5 million na- ionally in daily newspapers to ell consumers about their pro- "ucts. Sift Autopsy In Death of Farm Official FRANKLIN, Tex. (UPI) -'A team- of medical experts began an autopsy today on the body oJ a farm official Secretary of Agriculture Orville Freeman said took secrets of the Billie Sol Estes empire -with him to the grave. The body of Henry H. Marshall, 52, .was taken from a- sealed vault at a small cemetery . Monday several hours , after a blue- ribbon grand jury launched an investigation into his mysterious death almost a year ago. The question' to be resolved is whether Marshall shot himself five times with a single-shot rifle —or whether he was killed by someone else. A chemist, a ballistics expert and a pathologist-.from the Texas Department of Public Salety (DPS) said they would try to have a report by this afternoon. Orders Exhumation Dist. Judge John M. Barren ordered the body exhumed with permission from Marshall's widow. "The disinlerment could be the most important thing in this investigation," Barren said. "It will provide tile first accurate information about the course of the bullets and other factors." • Dist. Atty. Bryan Russ said today it is "rather unique" that Freeman has declined.an invitation to come before the grand jury and testify. He received ^a telegram from Freeman Monday which said: "We know of none here (in Washington) who have any firsthand knowledge (about MurshaU's death). We are continuing to check. If any names, are found we will advise you, as we want you to have our full cooperation in this matter." Closest To Case Marshall was the chief administrator and investigator into col- ton allotments in Texas. The transfer of cotton allotments is a big issue in the Estes investigation. Freeman had said earlier that Marshall was the only man who could answer some of the quastions regarding Estes' cotton allotment tnansfeis. Justice of the Peace Lee Farmer ruled that Marshall had shot limself, Sheriff Howard Slegall agreed, although he admitted that Marshall would have to put another shell into the chamber after each shot. Russ said dhat he hope's the autopsy will 'be able to determine he position in "which ,the gun was held by the 'angle that the bullets entered the body. This, he said, could well-be "a prize piece of state evidence" in the case. A Lifetime Income From Rental Business This product is needed in every home and requires little or no maintenance. Never needs replacing. A small investment and company paid advertising puts you in business for yourself. No experience necessary. Full or part time opportunity. One third return on your money per year. Write 'Box 3022 South Bend 19, Indiana. , NOW! LET THE SUN GIVE YOUR HOME A STORM-SAFE ROOF! H. R. DIETZE Plumbing & Heating Rsiidentlal-Cammorclal (nduttriol Phone 3409 17 , 425 2nd St. PLEASE Buy'Your Coal and Oil From U>. Thank You. 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Come in today and sec how you can get a beautiful new wind-resisting roof to protect your homi! at a rtew economical cost, WRITTEN WARRANTY AGAINST WIND IMMAGE PHONE 3666 POR RREE lElSlTWAdlE RiOOiF R'BP;A!lRl!NG TENT CITY IN THABLAND-Membersi of the newly designated Third United States Marine Expeditionary Force set up a "tent city"'on the outskirts of Oudorn, Thailand, in the northeastern sector of the country. Some 5,000 U. S. forces are being located along the Thai! border to prevent any possible influx of pro-Communist Patliet Lao rebels from neighboring Laos. Elsewhere in troubled Southeast Asia, the Chief of U. S. Air Force in the Pacific, said Tuesday in Saigon that the U. S. and South Vietnamese armed forces were "over the hump" in the fight against Communist Viet Cong guerrillas in that country. (UPI Unifax.) Tank Hits Ditch;5Gls Die •FORT HOOD, Tex. (UPI)-'Five soldiers-, died Monday when their ;ank tumbled do\*n a 30-foot embankment into a shallow creek, :anded on its top and burst into flame. Within seconds the M48 medium ;ank, sometimes called a "steel coffin" by the infantry, glowed red hot. The escape-hatch was jammed shut. The turret was buried in mud. There was no way r or the soldiers to get.out. The victims were not identified immediately. ' • • The accident was the second in five months at Fort Hood involving a tank. Last January a tank collided with a truck loaded, with soldiers. A.gas tank exploded and eight soldiers were fatally burned, several; others' injured. Looks For Cause An Army board of investigation set out today .to try to. find out what caused Monday's accident. "I cjin't understand it," said Lt. Col/ E, H. Kyle, public information oCEicer. "The tank was on a routine training mission. It was one of five operating as a platoon in a field, tactical problem. The tanks were operating on familiar ground," • . The training maneuver called for the tank, No. 215, to be under simulated artillery 'fire. So it had "buttoned . down" — closed its hatch. :The. tank driver is able to look out of the tank through a small isJit or a periscope. The ,,tank rumbled up to the embankment, plunged over front- end-firsit, flipped once and landed upside down on its turret. This radio antenna, was broken off, so the men inside were not able to talk to anyone outside before they died. Burns For Hours Kyle said it appeared ttiat this driver did not have time to turn 'off the ignition. The accident ruptured the gasoline tank and for more than an hour the tank burned furiously. It was another three hours before firemen were able to cool the tank enough for a "tank retriev 1 ' er" to snake a cable around the tank and pull it onto 'its side so the bodies could be recovered. Ironically, the officer aboard FOR OVER 25 YBAS5I "ROSS REID Roofs 'em Right" Ph.\3388 Estimates Free Tuesday Evening, May 22, .1962 VFWWill Decorate Cass Graves of the local Veterans Wars post will start the Civil and Spanish War veterans graves tlie county this week American flags, it was by Commander David Member,; of Foreign decorating American .hroughout with small announced Bair. ' The decorating comhiiltce con- iisls of Dean Winn and Isadore Davis, co.-chairmen; Douglas Martin, Clayton Conn, Don Hayworth, DoruFounlain, Jamds. Sailors, and Al Murphy. The commit- 'ee will be aided by the local VFW Ladies Auxiliary and the Junior VFW units. THE GRAVES AT Mt. Calvary, Mt. Hope, and the Ninth Street lemcteries will be decorated Saturday at 1:30 p.m. , Those to be decorated earlier .his week are* in the following cemeteries: Crooked Creek Bap- :ist, Indian Creek Christian, St. Elizabeth, Kline, Melea, Indian .he. tank actually was supposed ^o be riding in another one. 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