Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on May 23, 1962 · Page 1
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 1

Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, May 23, 1962
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Name UF COOLER i ^4- A- A ._ WE SPONSOR ONLY THE WORTHWHILE LOGANSPOBT, INDIANA Founded in 1844— Leased United Press International NOWB, Photo Wires WEDNESDAY EVENING', MAY 23, 1962. For All Newspaper Departments .Telephone 4141 Price Per Copy, Ten Cents AIRLINE 1ST CRASH; 45 MAPPING PLANS H.P. Connable To Head Drive II. P, Connable, of 1805 East, Broadway, has been named campaign chairman for the 1962-63 Cass county United Fund. Connable, a resident, here since 194B, was chosen at a recent meeting of the fund's board of directors. The selection was announced Wednesday by Guy 0. Mattson, UF president. In addition, chairmen of four United Fund committees have been named. They are Max Marsh, budget committee; Mrs. Jeanetta Shafer. policy committee; Thomas Mallard and Frank Lufcy, cochairmen of the campaign committee; and Ed Campi, public relations committee. Committee ni"Tnbers were announced previ- H. P. CONNABLE The campaign committee held its first meeting Wednesday noon to map steps to be taken in organizing the campaign next fall. To be named later are campaign division chairman and their committees. CONNABLE was born in Kala- ma/.oo, Mich., in 1907, and is a graduate of Stanford University, He was advertising manager for (he U. S. Pressed. Steel Products Co. in Kalamazoo and in World War II served with the Coast Guard. After the war, Connable purchased a farm near Royal Center, originally the homestead in the 1880s of Mrs. Connable's great-grandfather, Thomas. Barr. In 1Q60 he moved to Logansport and has been associated with the Monroe Calculating Machine Co., of Orange, N. J., and the Interlake Tissue Mills Co., of Toronto- Canada. He is a member of the Elks lodge, Rotary Club, file Logansport country club, and is a trustee of the Calvary Presbyterian church. IN HIS POSITION as,campaign chairman. 'Connable will be working with Frank Delia, recently appointed' permanent executive • director. Delia, who is retiring as an Air Force master sergeant, will begin work here June 15. Delia and Mattson will attend a meeting of the national United Fund organization June 4-6 in Dayton, Ohio. Delia will attend a special school for new campaign managers June 16-29 at St. Louis University, St. Louis, Mo. Elect Leaders Of Red Cross Here Richard Davidson was elected chairman of the Cass County Chapter .of the American . Bed Cross during the annual board of directors meeting and recognition. dinner held Tuesday .night in the Baptist Temple. He will serve for one year starting July 1. Also elected to serve with Davidson were Mrs. Lee Kantzcr, vice-chairman; Mrs. Everett Skinner, secretary; and James Steinman was re-elected treasurer. RE-ELECTED TO serve three- year terms as directors were Mrs. Bernard Rose, Msr. Bruce Mygranl, and Gerald Baker. Other directors who are serving imexpired terms of other directors and who were re-elected were Carval Parker, Robert Hammer, Wayne Schaefer, and Rev. Raymond Belcher. Approximately 75 persons .attended the meeting and saw and heard the program that honored The Weather Forecast Northern 3rd Indiana Partly cloudy this afternoon and tonight. Cooler tonight. Thursday mostly sunny and a little cooler. Low tonight in the 50s. High Thursday in the 70s. TUESDAY WEDNESDAY lla.m ....... 76 1 a.m ....... 74 Noon ........ 79 Ip.m ....... 80^ Zp.m 3 p.m 4 p.m. 5 p.m 6 p.m 7 p.m 8 p.m 81 8fi ......88 92 89 87 81 2a.m ....... 74 3 a.m ....... 73 4a.m ....... 72 5 a.m ..... ,..71 6a.m ....... 70 7 a.m ....... 71 8 a.m ....... 73 9 a.m 1 ....... 75 1(1 a.m ....... 78 lla.m ....... 80 Noon ........ 82 Ip.m ....... 82 2p.m ....... 83 9 p.m. 10 p.m 75 11 p.m 76 Mid 75 High Year Ago—70 Low Year Ago—37 • Barometer Barometer at 2 p.m., 29.40, falling River Stage River at 7 a.m., 3.48 104 Red Cross volunteer workers. Bars and Chevrons were given to 48 Gray Ladies who serve at Memorial hospital and to 22 who serve at St. Josephs. Eight staff aids were given bars and two Gray Ladies from the state hospital were given bars and chevrons. Mrs. Fred McCullough and John Hyinan wove given 20 year pins while Immogene Sharp, Marie Sebastian, Thelma Dean',Edith Hildebrand, Jean Fritz, and Esther Everman were given 10 year pins. There were 18 five year pins awarded. CERTIFICATES OF appreciation were given to Mary Weaver, Memorial hospital Gray " Lady chairman and representative of the group; Mabel Roderick, former St. Joseph's hospital Gray Lady chairman; the Pharos- Tribune and Press; Ray Olson, Dr. Donald K. Winter, Cass county Medical Association; Tri- Kappa Sorority; Baptist Temple, the Florence Nightengale club; and Mrs. W. R. Hickman, chairman of. the day during each, visit of the bloodmobile. City School Board To Transfer Fund The Logansport Community School Board will consider the transfer of $15,000 from the Cumulative Building Fund for architects' preliminary, fees for the Columbia and Stadium Junior high school buildings at its next meeting, according to a public notice on page 6. The meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 4, at the Roosevelt building. The money is to be transferred to the Columbia and Stadium- junior high school building funds. Bulletin GENEVA (UPI) - Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Valerian Zorin said today the dispatch of American troops to Thialand "Could lead to war—and not a small war either." AERIAL VIEW OF CRASH SCENE IN IOWA (UPI UNIFAX) AF Officer Speaker Here On May 30 Col. .lames G. Ueydan, deputy commander for operations at the Bunker Hill AFB, will be the main speaker for Logansporl's annual Memorial Day observance Wednesday, May 30th. His address will be given in Mt. Hope cemetery. HE will use as his theme, "Tasks For Us the Living," Prior to his'address, the Memorial Day parade will leave Seventh Street and Broadway and will stop for short services at the city building in front of the World War II honor roll and in front of the doughboy monument. THE PARADE will then continue north on Sixth Street and a short program in honor of the naval dead will be held on the Eel River bridge. The fin'al Memorial Day services, including the address by Col. Ueydan, will-be held in Mt. Hope cemetery, ending at approximately 11 a.m. The annual American Legion lour of rural cemeteries will be conducted Sunday.' Brief services will be held in each as graves of veterans are decorated for the Memorial day observance. THE, GROUP will leave Memorial home at 8 a.m. and the lour is scheduled to.end at 2:30 p.m. The VFW. is decorating the graves of Civil and Spanish American war veterans in this area this week. Countdown For Orbit CAPE CANAVERAL (UPI) Launch 'crews today successfully completed the first phase of the split-countdown -for astronaut 'M. Scott Carpenter's scheduled orbital^ flight Thursday, and officials said the crucial,"go" or "no go" decision would he-made this evening.. , . . If scientists decide to proceed, the countdown will be resumed at 11:30 p.m. - • A spokesman indicated that everything checked out perfectly in the space vehicle in the first phase of the. countdown, but launch conditions still were-causing concern. 2-21 YEAR SENTENCE BEDFORD,"Ind (UPI)-Charles Barrows, 48-yeair-old- Cr,ee Indian, who pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge last week, was sentenced to a 2-21 - year term Tuesday in connection with the beating., of .Gladys R. Ellen, 50, Bedford. SEARCHING WRECKAGE OF AIRLINER ESTES PROBE Digging Dee pe r I n to Marshall's Murder FRANKLIN, Tex. (UPI)-A preliminary report by a pathologist indicated today that Henry H. Marshall, 52, the agriculture official who first began checking farm financier Billie .Sol Estes' business deals, was murdered. Dr.' Joseph Jaehimczyk, the. pathologist who is directing the autopsy on Marshall's body,-said it appears he was shot once in the back and four time from the front. 'Manley Jones, 'a .funeral director who had suspected murder instead of the. official verdict of suicide when Marshall was found dead in a field last June 3, said there was evidence, of other injuries. "There were indications that there had been quite a struggle," Jones said. "This had not been brought to light. There were wounds 'like blows from something . .. there were indications of body and facial lesions. "There is no doubt-in my mind that Henry Marshall, was murdered.'.' , Texas Bangers and the FB.I, armed with the latest report from Jachimczyk, resumed their investigation of Marshall's death—the latest phase of the mushrooming Estes scandals, The autopy was conducted Tuesday to help a grand jury investigating the case to "clear the air" and find any connection, if there is any, with • Estes.-' In Washington, Sen. 1 John McClelland, D-Ark.i chairman of the Senate investigations subcommit- tee which is now inquiring into Hie Estes case, said he was "not at all surprised.."Republican National Chairman William E. Miller said the tentative ruling by the pathologist further emphasized the need of a thorough investigation of the case. "Wu need a thorough, impartial and non-political investigation of the whole sorry mess—no matter who is hurt by it," Miller said.. .Sheriff Howard Stegall disagreed with Jachimczyk. about Marshall being'shot in the back,' There were nine bullet holes plainly visible;'in the body. Jachimczyk said he assumed that Marshall was.shot five times and that J'our of the nine'holes were made:by'bullets that went all the way ihrough the body and came out. . • . ' . . . . - , The;'bullets were never recovered.! . .Stejjall said the shirt that Marshall .wore had two .holes in its back.! He said two of the .bullets must have been nearly spent and did rait "have enough steam-left" to'pufich through the clothr One of th(| holes is what causes the disagreement. Stegjall said, threads. around the hole .were "pulled, out"; in such a way &js to indicate an exit wound. Jachiinczyk said it was an entry wound, Jazhimczyk said /be hoped to finish jhis examination of the body and lie able•• to-give the grand jury n complete report Thursday. Disintegrates Over S. Iowa Open Street Next Week Melbourne . Avenue between First and Seventh Street will be opened to traffic early next week, according to ,an announcement made Wednesday morning bj Mayor Otto Neumann. This section of Melbourne Avo- nue was closed while the Fourth Street Pennsylvania depot was removed and the street was widened ' and' resurfaced. The work started April 1. The street will be 31 feet wide at its narrowest point where it croiis- es Third Street and approximately 65 feet at its widest point at Filth Street, It will be resurfaced later this week with regular asphalt, tlie mayor said. THIRTY .NEW parking 'spaces and meters will be installed east and west of Fourth Street on the north side of: Melbourne and additional spaces, will be created at a later date, according to Neumann. ' • •. • Fourth Street will' run direclily into Melbourne Avenue when itiis opened, .city •. Engineer John Rirle hart said Wednesday, and the turns in'the ; street where the old depot stood, have been eliminated. (Other Stories on Page 16) CENTERVILLE, Iowa (UPI)— A Continental Airlines jet crashed and disintegrated during a violent electrical storm Tuesday night. All 45 persons aboard were killed. One of the 37 passengers aboard .he Chicago-to-Los Angeles plane was found alive in the wreckage .txlay nearly eight hours after the crash. But 'he died an hour later n a hospital, "rom the stormy skies and its wreckage was scattered over a JS-mile area in southern Iowa and lorthern Missouri. It was the first fatal crackup in Continental's 28-year history, marring commercial aviation's most perfect safety record. It was the third crash of a 707 ;ince they went into service in 1858. The "Golden Jet" was cruising at 39,000 feet and was 25 minutes "rom a stop at Kansas City when I crashed. Two Bits of Metal The first clue to the plane's "ate was two pieces of metal r ound on a highway by a passing motorist. • Seven hundred searchers followed a 10-mile trail of debris .stretching across tile Missouri border to the biggest piece of wreckage—the rear section of the fuselage. Inside were the bodies of 41 of the victims. The three other bodies were found from 1 to miles away. The ground party heard a moan inside the fuselage and found Takehiko Nakano, a passenger, .still alive. Nakano, 27, a service engineer for electronic microscopes, had been in the United States a'boul a year and a half. He worked out of Evanslon, 111., installing and servicing microscopes in a 19-stale area. Nakano was rushed from the tiny valley where the fuselage crashed to a hospital at Center- villc, where he dial. The tiny valley was a scene of death littered with luggage, color, ful vacation-type clotlu'ng, seats and other debris. The fuselage, with wings and tail stripped off and its nose crushed in, appeared to have plummeted almost straight down, There wore not more than five feet of skid marks, witnesses said Bodies Scattered over Area Iowa Highway Patrol Sgt. Dan Foster and patrolman John Heaps who flew over the area in separate planes, said they could see bodies scattered l'/ 2 'miles from Probe Lobbyist WASHINGTON (UPI)'- Semite investigators today delved kilo testimony about a mining company lobbyist who allegedly built an .information- pipeline high irjto the Eisenhower administration. A, Senate armed .services ' subcommittee planned to explore further the activities of WeHwo>j>d H. Maxwell, lobbyist for the Calumet & Hecla Co., .which made a reported $5.7 million in government sto,ckjjile transactions. Jie fuselage. Authorities took over an empty garage at Unionville, about six mile.'i soulh of the spot where the fuselage was found, for use as a morgue. It appeared Uie plane had disintegrated in flight, with wreckage found all the way from five miles soutli of Cenlerville to the point where the fuselage was found, about 17 miles south of this Iowa community. Te;rry Burnell, who lives on the farm where the fuselage was found, said he heard a moan from the Front part of 1 the wreckage and pulled Takchiko out. Chrysler Executives Aboard Tlvree Chrysler Corp", executives, attached to the firm's Dodge Division, were aboard the flight. They were identified by Chrysler officials in Detroit as Virgil W. Mourning, 45, Birmingham, Mich., manager of dealer finance for Dodge; Roger Welsh, 45, Grosse' Pointe, Mich., assistant Dodge general sales manager, and Fred P. Herman, 40, Dearborn, Mich., a Dodge business manager. The plane took off from Chicago's O'Hare Airport at 9:35 p.m. CDT Tuesday. It was due to make a stop in Kansas City lie- fore proceeding to Los Angeles. Heavy squalls,: lighting and thunderstorms were reported in the vicinity of Kirksville, Mo., and farmers reported seeing a bright orarge burst of light about 8:30 p.m. More than 700 searchers joined in the night-lony hunt for (he wreckage in an area of thick undurbrush and timber between Cenlerville and Unionville, Mo. Centerville is about 66 miles southeast of DCS Moines. Radar contact was made with the plane at about 9:15 p.m. Then there was nothing, until some bits of mysterious metal fragments were found along roads and in fields near Centerville. Officials ;it Scene The Civil Aeronautics Board and (he Federal Aviation Agency dispatched officials to the site with orders to guard Hie wreckage. Federal Aviation Administrator Najc-eb Halaby was reported on the way to the Centerville area froin San Francisco. 'Among the wreckage found in Iowa was a door bearing" Continental's symbol, a golden eagle. Nexi: to the fuselage the largest pieoj found was a 30-foot section of wing, near Cincinnati, Iowa, on the Missouri border. Continental headquarters in Denver said the crash was iiie first in (lie airlines' 28-year history. Broadway Stars Take TV Honors (Pictures on Page 2) HOLLYWOOD (UPI) - Broadway captured television's four top acting awards Tuesday night at the 14th annual Emmy ceremonies with seasoned theater veterans E.G. Marshall, Shirley Booth, Julie Harris and Peter Falk winning performing statuettes. Miss Booth was voted the best actress Emmy for her weekly portrayal in- "Hazel," the busybody, big hearted maid. Marshall, playing a battling defense attorney in "The Defenders," walked off with the best actor in a series award. His show won (hree other Emmys, including best dramatic show of the year. Audiences in Hollywood, New York: and Washington, D.C., in addition to viewers of the nationally telecast program, saw Miss Harris break into tears when she accepted her award as best actress in a single performance for "Victoria Regina." , lE'alk, in; the role of a tough but .sentimental truck driver, was voted best aclor in a single performance for "The Price of Tomatoes." Members of the 6,000-member National Academy O f Television Arts and Sciences voted a "prestige award" to Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy for her part as hostess in a (our of (he While House. "Program of (he Year" award was given tlie producers of "vie- toris. Regina." Tv;enty-seven Emmys were distributed. NBC wort 12, CBS 10, and ABC 5. Satirist Bob Newhaii's^ show won the best comedy program awa:rd, and Garry Moore won, best variety show Emmy. Eclie Adams accepted an Kmmy shortly bafore the .telecast for her late husband's "Ernie KOVEC'SI Shov?." \ David Brinkley was the recipient of two awards for his "Brinkkiy'i Journal" and shared honors- with fellow newsman diet Huntley for their "Huntley-Brinkley Report."'

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