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SUNDAY, MAY 27,1962 THE PHAROS-taiBUNE and LOGANSPORT PBESS, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA PAGE THIRTEEN Ginkgo Trees? Visit Logansport Parks Ever see a Ginkgo tree? Or a Chinese chestnut tree? Or. a Russian olive tree? You may have without being aware of it unless you are a tree fancier in the tradition of a Joyce Kilmer or a Gifford Pinchot. Every day scores of local residents pass within sight of a Ginkgo tree on the grounds of Memorial hospital. This unusual tree, virtually a living fossil, was abundant in early geologic times. Only one species remains. Native of Japan and China, it is known botanically as Ginkgo biloba. > You may have seen a: Chinese chestnut tree while spending an afternoon watching a baseball game at Riverside park, or you may' have lost a golf ball behind a Russian .olive tree while playing the Dykeman park links. Trees of some 50 species were planted in 11 cify parks last fall at the start of the city's reforestation program. All told, 421 individual trees were planted. While Logansport's parks still fall short of the 4,800 species of trees and shrubs in Chicago's Morton Arboretum, the collection here includes native species which together with those planted last fall make an arboretum of value to anyone interested in trees. The work of planting trees has been done by city park employes under the supervision of Superintendent Jesse'Riddleberger. Beginning eight or ten years ago, Dutch elm disease killed nearly all the stately American elms which once graced the parks in Logansport as in other cities of the Middle West. Two "years ago 110 dead trees were removed and 1 nearly 70 more were cut out last year. City officials decided that something must be done to preserve the appearance of 240" acres of land in the city's 13 parks. At the same time it was decided to rehabilitate the bird sanctuary at Dykeman park and a quarter- mile-long trail was cut through the woods there last winter. Repairs' are to be made on a building constructed many years ago for bird-watching in the sanctuary, Riddleberger said. Most of the newly planted trees were obtained from local nurseries or landscapers although some were dug out at Dykeman and replanted elsewhere. "We got a few trees from the state nursery, but most of the trees we plant have to be about 'four feet tall so children won't, disturb them," Riddleberger explained. About two .months ware spent on planting trees last fall and Riddleberger believes that most of the job has been completed. It may be the first time that there has been a concerted tree-planting program for the .Logansport city parks. , "I was glad to get hold 'of some nut trees like walnut, hickory, beech and English walnut," Riddleberger said. "Many of these trees were planted at Spencer park." "We planted some Japanese cherry trees like those in Washington near the river at Riverside park," he said. '• \ The funds from which theatres planting was financed are'run- ning low and .the number of trees planted this.fall will doubtless be fewer than last year,' Two years ago, before the program was started, only 34-,new trees were planted. The principal source of funds for tree planting is $15 payments charged property owners for cutting trees in front of their homes between the sidewalk and street. for fathers day...June 17th starts today! TV STRATORESTER Beautiful loose cushion style in easy- \1 f\^\SQ care, glove-soft Vinelle BoltaflexJ..Iff TV Super-soft foam-filled pillow back, • " * 4-,inch foam cushion, foam padded extra-long ottoman. Famous Avon; SWIVEL-ROCKER Imagine! This stunning chair rocks and turns a full circle, too! Styled for every home .. . luxuriously comforti • able with 4-inch foam seat cushion;, deep, high foam tufted back., 95 $79 Save; Now—at this special price! If your name is drawn') as winner—you'll get your money back? ; TO 6UYNUST REGISTER YOUR NAME! 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The department'has about a dozen employes during much of the year. However, the summer rebreation program 'swells the number to near 40.' . • Some of the trees planted last year'still bear labels telling the species. . i ', ' The list of species .planted, in 19G1 includes Chinese . chestnut, thornless hcmeylocust, black walnut, -golden : willow,. green ash, Kentucky coffee,- silver maple, pin oak, - . •. Norway maple, red .leaf maple, Russian olive; flowering plum, pink magnolia,.persimmon, white birch, swe«t gum. Music Parents Elect In Washington Twp; Set Band Rehearsals 'The Music Parents club of Washington township school conducted, an organizational, session recently at the school .at which time officers were elected -and the schedule for summer band rehearsals was established. Officers elected were: presi dent, Mrs. John ,Ramer; vice- president, Mrs. R. L. Crisman: Recording secretary, Mrs. Lowell Brunei" financial secretary, Wayne Hartleroad; publicity cochairmen, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ream. Meetings will be held the second Monday of the' month at 7:30 p.m. Rehearsal times set for - June and July include: Monday—8 to 10 a.m. for the Junior and, .Senior high band; Monday and Thursday— 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. for fifth, and sixth grade band; Tuesday and Thursday—9 to 10 a.m., fourth grade band. Center EUB Church Sets Memorial Rites Memorial Day services will be held, at the Center EUB church in Deer Creek township starting at 2 p.m. on Saturday June 2, it .was. announced Saturday. : The main address will be given by Rev. Dallas Landrum and special music will 'be- presented. A'mericns Finest Writing Instruments since 1846 ten available, in ' 12 Kt.'Gold-Filled $ 7.00 each plus tax. 514.00 'sets plus tax Lustrous Chrome. $4.00 each ».,.Jio tax SB.OOsets ......no lax TIMBERLAKE'S "The 'Store of a Thousand Gifts" Butternut, sugar maple, American holly, moraine locust, flowering crab, soft maple, red, bud. Crimson king maple, sassafras, pink flowering dogwood, ash, rubra maple, wahoo bush, Japanese flowering cherry, fancy pink flowering crab. Flowering rose of Sharon, Washington hawthorn, tulip poplar, white oak, black gum, basswood, .American beech. ( Cut leaf weeping birch, dump birch, white flowering' dogwood, hackberry walnut, sycamore and blue spruce. Parks where the trees may be seen include Fail-view, Dykeman, Riverside, Spencer, Memorial hospital, playground-, Twenty-fourth and George, Eighteenth and Jefferson, Eel River at Second anc Broadway, Sixth and Columbia, Golf course and Wheatlanc avenue at Vandalia. Recently the Niner class ol Calvary Presbyterian church helped to landscape the triangle at Eel River avenue at Seconc and Broadway. Members helping were Jenny Hanna, Jim McLoch lin, Tom Black, Jim Kimbrough and Ed Blume. Also assisting were Lester Potlenger, local landscaper, and the Rev. Peler Eckert assistant pastor of the the church hearings Sunday into -how Estes built up a hugh warehouse system of storing government owned .jurplus grain. Williams said newspaper re- ;xirls say that Attorney General Will Wikon of Texas is having <lirficulty obtaining cooperation of liecretary of Agriculture Orvillo 1,. Freeman and Attorney General Robert Kennedy. Williams added that Kennedy has said 'he is willing, to furnish portions of a 175-page report on this case but not all of it. The senator commented. that the Department of Justice is furnishing the entire report to the investigating committee of the Senae. Cost of storage, just the regu lar prke of cle-aning the gar ments. 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