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T • T TTCf TT tOGANSPOSt-^uBLlCliBM^ List LrLb Honor student COOLER L^ll ^ -*. *_ WE S P 0 N S.0 R ONLY T l-l E WORTH W H \ L E LOGANSPORT, INDIANA , Founded! in 1844— Leased United Press International News, Photo Wires THURSDAY EVENING, MAY 24, 1962. For AH Newspaper Departments Telephone 4141 Price Per Copy, Ten Cents OUTSTANDING— Paul Hillis And Edie Gordon Paul Hillis and Edie Gordon, Logansport high school seniors, have been, chosen the outstanding members of their' class. Presentation of the student council citizenship awards was made to them Thursday morning at the annual recognition .day ceremonies in the Berry Bowl. The names of both will be engraved on a permanent plaque which hangs jn the main floor corridor. The two were chosen by a vote' of their fellow class- males. The awards were announced by Jim Bailey, president- elect of the student council. Presiding at the ceremonies was Arthur Lovcll, this year's student council president. AMERICAN LEGION awards, for the outstanding boy and girl in the Lincoln junior high school eighth grade class went to Randy Bennett and Sandra Simmons. Medals and certificates were presented to Bennett by Conrad J. Bauman, commander of Post No'. CO, and to Miss SirrrmonsJ by Mrs. Ralph Saunders, of American Legion Auxiliary. the Elks.Club leadership-awards of $25 savings bonds were presented by Elks president William,, perk- shire to Janice Klumpp ' 'and Da'vid Steinhilber. Senior Stan Blackman received the $250 scholarship sponsored by the Hi-Y club and the Y's Men's Club. The presentation was made by Bill Franklin. Hoosier Girls Stale awards were presented to Janet Newton, Tracy Griggs and Lynn Denham by the-Tri Kappa sorority, American Legion and Elks club, respectively. Alternates are Lois Ide, Dorothy Hook and Judy Kfapl. HOOSIER IJOYS State awards went to Jim Marshall and. Bill Franklin. The awards were given by the Elks' Club and American Legion, Six seniors received pen an pencil sets for having perfect a tendance in the four years high school. They are: Debora Peters, Tom Clodi, Patricia Mu phy, Marie Louise Baker, Caroly Hopper and Mary Dexter. I'AUL HILLIS EDIE GORDON The Weather Forecast Northern 3rd Indiana Fair and cooler this afternoon and tonight. Windy this afternoon. Friday mostly sunny with little temperature change, Lows, tonight ir. the 50s. Highs Friday in the 70s. WEDNESDAY lla.m 80 Noon........82 1 p.m .82 2p.m 83 3 p.m 86 4 p.m 87 5 p.m 86 6 p.m 87 7 p.m: 82 8 p.m 77 9 p.m 74 JO p.m 71 Hp.m 70 Mid 139 THURSDAY la.m 68 Za.m 64 Sa.m 64 4a.m 64 5 a.m.. .62 (ia.m 62 7a.m 64 8'a.m 65 Oa.rn 68 lOa.m 70 •11 a.m 71 Noon 72 Ip.m 73 2p.m.. 74 High Year Ago—78 Low Year Ago—37 Barometer Barometer at 3 p.m., 29.50 River Stage River at 7 a.m., 3,50 Senior Hi-Tri book awards $50 each wore presented by'Vick Walker to Carolyn Insley am Sherry Simpson. Bruce Daugh erty received • the Key Clu Award, in the presentation, bj Jim Marshall JANET BELL presented the Future Registered Nurses aware of $50 to Geraldine Kienly. Th Thespian shield award for an un derelassman was presented ti Glenda Hart by Janice Klumpp Mrs. Gladys Troy presented Hi Tri service awards of silve charm bracelets to Karen Kies ling, Carolyn Benllagc, Judy Wol and Anita Kerns. Fred Haring received the vo cational shop award and Carolyn Hassett was named outstanding student in the Diversified Coop erativc Education '. program. STUDENTS IN THE DCE pro gram were presented certificates by Henry Hodus, director. Those receiving certificates were Lynn Ad air, Gary Baker, Mary Brown Richard Brugh, Pat Burgess Judy Clark, Mary Dexter, Hose mary Felker, Edie Gordon, Har old Guy, Sally Harvey. Carolyn Hassett, Paul Hayden, Ann -Riesling, Juanita Melvin, William Paul, Kathleen Perry, Sue Powell Carol Ristedt, Beverly Scheercr. Bob Spencer, Harry Tidrick, anc Joan Wiser. The Clara Ralhfim Future Teachers of America Club awards were presented by Jeanie Belle- macchi, as follows:. Deborah Peters, $50;.Katy Hilbort, $40;' and Karen- Kiesling, $40. Bronze pins for service were presented to Senate Club members by Otis Baker, sponsor. Recipients were: Spencer Boyer, James Ellars, Dennis Oilman, Pamela Jones, Sandra Nathan. Mary Novak and Nancy Woodling, ART CLUB AWARDS were pre sented by Edie Gordon to the following students: Pat Herron, Rita Moore, Debbie Peters, Helen Rodgers, Melodie Wygant, Judy Kienly, Carolyn Dingman, Phyllis Strasser, Don Huffman, Ronnie Hildebrand, John Shaffer and Floyd Leffert. Larry Highbaugh, speech structor, presented National Forensic League awards to the following seniors: Paul Beck, Tom Bowles, Pam Brandenstein, Paula Chesser, John Dawson, George Dibble, Jim Ellars, Jack Gray, Pam Jones, Bob Justice, Sandy Nathan, Don O'Conner, Jim 0'- Conner, Herbert Ray and Helen Rodgers. UNDERCLASSMEN receiving the award were: Cheryl Brandt, Terri Brown, Walter Cook; Lynn Denham, Sam Edson, Ed Franklin, Cindy Hall, Richard -Hand, Glenda Hart, Jay Hirschauer, Linda Llewellyn, Shela Marik, 'Janet McDonald, John Maritz, Maureen McKaig, Janet" Snyder, Mike Townsly and Judy Wolf. Miss Delores Pufahl, girls physical education instructor, presented awards to members of the Girl Athletic Association. Receiv- CAKPENTER CRAWLING INTO SPACE; SHIP PRAYERFUL GLANCE '(Continued on Page 19> $ 342,813 Low Bid For Bridges The Rieth - Kiley Construction company of Goiihen submitted th£ ow bid of $342,-B13.86 for the, eon- truction of the.two last bridges equired for the TJ. S. 35 and In- liana 29 bypass around Logans-: lort. ,--•-'. • This is almost $SO ; 000 below (he ingineers' estimated cost of $391,80.72. ; .;-.'•• The bids were opened Thursday 1 •norning by the Indiana Highway DAD WATCHES BLAST OFF PALMER LAKE, Colo. (UPI)— ,n admittedly nervous Dr. Maion Scott Carpenter stuck close o his television set today to vatch his only son blasted into n'bit around the earth. The 60-year-old retired- chemist ailed the launch of U.S. astro- aut. M. Scott Carpenter "fantas-' ic." Commissioniat .Indianapolis. It; is anticipated that tlile 'contract, will be .awarded to .the: Goshen firm in two weeks, and. construction will then.begin in 30 (lays, ffie-High- way. Commission .reported. One p,f the bridges^ is a four- s'pan reinforced ctoncrete., girder and continuous -stiiel bqam. structure, which will, firm:'the interchange over:U; S.i24 at Dunkirk, and the"- other.'' is; a . three-span structure over - this Pennsylvania railroad- immediately -south of the interchange.:, The two are in one contract because thjey are so close together^ , Three, other bjfidges. already have been built for the bypass. They are over the: Wabash river, Indiana 25 and the Wabash railroad, and the Pennsylvania'rail- road on the Longciliff grounds. The only contract for the bypass that remains to.be let is for •the,construction of the road it- He said, it was almost "unte- ae lf from Indiana 29 south of Lo- levafble that his son was -orbit-gansport (o Dunkirk. ; ' ng the earth in the Aurora-7 cap- ule. -auds Flight MOM: SIGH OF RELIEF INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) -Cover- BOULDER, Colo. (UH)- Mrs. or Welsh, commenting today on ' Florence Carpenter,, watched her le successful flight of astronaut son f hlto space today - and' cott Carpenter said "America 'breathed a sigh .0 ;,re lief, as again narrowed the gap 'in Elated ' ? You bet! . was ,the pace technology between us andJ way «. f««id 'described her Soviet Union . trans just after astronaut Scott vision in her trailer! 'home here. ic UL/VICI, uijuuji. I j — — -i — "We in Indiana join with free!Carpenter's space ;capsule went men everywhere in'praising the into orbii Mrs ' Cjarpenter was ourage of astronaut Scott Car- patching the orbita;) jihqt on tele- enter /and the knowledge, skill "~ nd dedication of the entire Proj- ct Mercury team," Welsh'said. U.S. TEMPERTURES NEW .YORK (UPI)-The. lowest emperature reported to the U.S. 'ealrier Bureau this morning .was 0 degrees at Ely, Nev. ' ' Nome Three Delegates to Girls State Three Class . county • girls have been selecjted as delegates to the Hoosier, Girls .State to be-held June 30 through July 8 at Indiana University,; it was announced Thursday by American Legion auxiliary unit 60. Girls Stale is made up of more than 900 iputstanding junior girls who study and practice- Indiana government from .the precincl level thrdugh county, city, anc state. TWO OILIER, organizations, the Tri Kappai sorority and the Elks lodge, sponsor a delegate apiece along with the' Legion auxiliary. Those selected this year are Janet Nekton, 431 West Linden Ave., sponsored by Tri Kappa; Lynn Denham, 2111 East Broadway, sponsored'by the Elks; and Tracy Griggs, route 2, city, sponsored by the auxiliary. The alternates are .Lois Ide, 830 Woodside Dr.; Judillh Krapf, 2613 Emmet Dr.; and '. Dorothy Hook, Royal Center, ; THE GlillLS WERE selected on the basis bf letters sent to Mrs. Clarence Settlemyre, Girls State chairman, Ion "Why I Would Like to Attend| Girls State'."- Other points considered were activities, interest, iii government, leadership, honesty, character, courage, cooperatiV'Bness, and scholarship rating. -. j Miss -.Lejjah Stephens, 124 West Linden ' A-ye., a former school teacher, has been appointed one of the cciurjselors to serve at Girls State this year. ' Now You Know I HARD BOILED J WAXAH»M3HIE, Tex. (UPI) •*The atomic heanj machine or:Talk abouti-a tough egg! atomic clock used by .the Nation- Highwsiy I Patrolman K, C. Winn, al Bureau of Standards in^its ra-1 investigating a trailer track that dio time transmissions has'an ac-overturned! Wednesday, sa id he curacy of plus or >m!irius 1.5 parts!found one ^nlbrofcen egg:in its,-29,in 100,000. lOOO-poundl «arg<x.of'hen<fruit. ! ASTRONAUTS 'WAIT' Walton Girl Is Critical • Mrs. Barbara J." v HeIm, 19, of Walton, was taken to Robert: Long hospital in Indianapolis in critical condition Thursday morning fol lowing a one car accident, on country road 650S, shortly after 7:3(1 a.m.- Thursday. She was transferred from Memorial hospital in Logansport to Robert Long in the Fisher ambulance. HER ONE-MONTH-OLD son Da viol, a: passenger in the car, suffered a bump on his head when the 1962 sedan went out .of control and crashed into a tree two miles north and one mile west of Wal- toni. The automobile, traveling south; at the time of the accident was a total loss. MRS. HELM) sustained severe! chest injuries, cuts and bruises on heii body and the loss of several teeth. Investigating officers, • Deputy Sheriff Robert Sabatini and State Trooper Richard Keyes said the automobile went out of control when-the mother reached for the baby. Overshoots The Landing Area BULLETIN CAFE CANAVERAL (UPI) —\ rescue plane lias sighted astronaut Scott Carpenter riding in a life raft beside his Auror.j-7 spacecraft, space officials reported today. CAPE CANAVERAL (UPI) Si oil Carpenter soared three times in orbit around the earth today but apparently overshot l;he planned sea landing area and lost niclio contact with tracking stations. Space officials, said it might be an hour before search aircraft spotted (he I'/rion Aurora-7 in tb.e vastness of the Atlantic nearly 1,000 miles southeast of here. The 37-year-old astronaut began hji flight, a fact-finding missiion in space, at 7:45 a.m. COT, after the smoothest countdown in the history of the Mercury man-in- orbit program. At about ,12:18 p.m., braking rockets to bring his craft down from orbit were fired as he approached the southwest coast of 11 e United Stales. He had reported everything aboard the craft in good condition for the fiery descent through the atmosphere to, splash down in the Atlantic. As expected, radio contact was lost du.ring the descent because of ionbiation of the atmosphere by the 3,BOO-degiree heat generated by air friction. Officials concluded when contact wa:> not quickly regained that Carpenter's craft, had come in at an angle which meant he had oversho': the mark. They estimated the overshot at about 200 miles. Plane;! with para-medics aboard were dispatched to search for the draft, presumably bobbing in the Aflaniic, There was a moment during his second orbit when ground monitors feared, it might be necessary to limit his flight to two orbits. Ifucl Supply Threat .This iiear was caused By indications that the fuel supply for the spacecraft's jet controls was being used up too rapidly. Officials ordered Carpenter by radio to switch to hand control of the j«ts to conserve the supply. Depletion of control fuel forced termination after two orbits of the orbital flight made last November by Enos, the chimpanzee astronaut. John H. Glenn Jr. alsojnormj). his orbit, At one point the cabin temperature hit 102 degrees. Asked whether lie was comfortable, he Maid: "I don't know. I'm feeling warm and perspiring, but I'm :iot really uncomfortable." He wore an air - conditioned suit. Sp.ice officials gave the go- ahead for orbit No. 3 after Carpenter reported that both he and the spacecraft were in "good condition. "JUs( Like Siiowflakes" Carpenter saw the luminous blobs which Glenn reported sighting at sunrise over the YVest Coast during his flight. 'He said they "looked 'just like snowflake:!." Some of them, he said, were going faster than the spacecraft. Glsnn had likened them to fireflies. Carpenter's craft apparently used the hydrogen peroxide jet fuel faster than Glenn's. An official said that two hours after Glenn look off, his craft still had 80 pe:: rail of the supply for the aulonialic control system and all of th<> propellanl lor the manual syslem. A'fttir Ihe same two-hour period Carpenter's craft had only 51 per cent Df the fuel left in its automatic system and 63 per cent in the manual. It is vitally necussary to have the craft in (he right position when th> braking rockets fire (o bring it down, lherwi.se, it would be propelled into • a higher orbit from which, the rockets once fired, it could nut be brought down. The craft also must be (Minted right to keep it from burning up from air friction during ils descent through the atmosphere. At Ihe start of liis second trip around, Carpenter released a multi-colored balloon, the size of. a beaohball, from what space officials called his "orbital laboratory." The object was to find out what colors are most visible in space. This will help when the time- comes in the U.S. lunar project to couple spacecraft and rockels in oribit. Spacesuit Heats Up At one point in his' first orbit, sensing instruments: reported over Australia that Carpenter's spacesuit was heating up a little above experienced difliculty with his controls in his flight Feb. 20. But he was: able to complete fhe But Carpenter quickly corrected this by stepping up -(he flow of the fluid in the suii. He stheduldd three trips around (he;reportjd Ihe temperature dropped from 32 to about TO degrees. Instrument; had indicated his body temperat ire went above 100 de- earth. Carpenter, flying at 17,532 miles an hour, completed his first orbit at about; 9:19 a.m. and his second at about 10:47 a.m. Mad<! Several Experiments Throughout both orbits, Carpentor performed experiments designed to pile up information of use to astronauts in lunar and planetary missions of the future. For the first time in the history of. manned space flight, he ate solid food — bite - sized snacks which, he said, went down all right despite, the space condition at weightlessness which tends to make o'aject float. He said they wore a little crumbly, however. On bo Hi of the first two orbits, the temperature inside Carpenter's spacesuit rose somewhat over Australia when his Aurora-7 spacecraft was at its apogee of 1(|4 miles—the highest altitude oC grees. But that turned out to be false. Said Carpenter, "I feel very comfortable." The w£.y tilings were going, officials were strengthened in their hope that, the next manned space flight could be lengthened to six or seven orbits, with recovery in the Pacific near Midway instead of the ABantic. Later on, Mercury flights will be stepped up to IE orbits. These will 1>> j'ollowed, hie next year or early in 1964, with two-man flights uj> to a week in Gemini spacecraft. Less articulate than Glenn, who kept ua .1 fairly steady patter of talk loavened with humor, the tough ind wiry Carpenter skimped m words. Rfene Goes Tnto Orbiif CAPE CANAVERAL (UPI) —fcapsule blast off from Cape Ca- Vfr.s. Rene Carpenter watched her lusbarid soar into orbit today •roim a beach near the launching site) and friends said she was "in orbit herself. . .probably 'the hap- siest vroman alive today." With : the pretty blonde wife of he : .astronaut it was wei'e the four Carpenter na'veral atop its Atlas booster roicket, but Mrs. Carpenter was reported i thrilled at the sight. '. After ;the Atlas disappeared fnbm view high irj the blue sky, | the family apparently went back to a private residence at some un- spcllboimd as her husband rode up atop the roaring rocket, another astronaut wife watched not far away with tears -uE disappointment in lier eyes. She was Mrs. Donald K. Slayton, whose husband was "scrubbed" from today's flight because of a slight' heart condition. i wiic vi * ** i""*** 1 "' *».>jii*wi»\*\* «*v tjijjiiv MI * ic<jn(uQon reported, disclosed, place along the teach! But Marjorie Slavton prayed children. ;h keep up with reports from, the wMl thl , resl of ^ " lc ' a / would say .where th6 fam-j5f|ace ciipsule. ily'werit "to see the Aui.-or.a-7 space I' While Mrs. Garj?enter'watched I to be si success. ... . along the bea.c3i for Carpenter's flight

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