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Six Logansport. Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Defense Chief to Face House Group WASHINGTON (UPI)—Defense Secretary Robert S. MCNamara readied himself today for some stiff questioning over a newly developing dispute between him and Congress. McNamara was scheduled to testify before a special House armed services subcommittee. The subcommittee wants to know whether agencies in the Defense Department that embrace all the services have been effective. Members of the full committee, including Chairman Carl Vinson, D-Ga., have become concerned TROPHY WINNER — Pat O'Connor was awarded a trophy for outstanding (eats in baseball for three years during graduation exercises Sunday at St. Joseph's college, Rensselaer. O'Connor, son of Mr. and Mrs. P. H. O'Connor, 1629 North street, maintained an Indiana Collegiate Conference batting average of .320-for his three years as starting Icftfielder. He was graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing. Leslie Irvin To Testify SULLIVAN-, Ind. (UPD-Leslie Irvin was to testify today at his murder trial in the legal battle over the admissibility as evidence of confessions he made to three murders and 13 burglaries. "I want him to tell his story," said defense attorney Marion Rice who moved, for a mistrial last week in connection with the testi- money of Evansville Detective Capt. Dan Hudson. Hudson was brought to the stand as the state sought to .enter into evidence tape-recorded confessions made by Irvin to the murders and 'burglaries. Rice said Hudson's tes- "timony would be prejudicial to Irvin. Rice said Irvin was coerced into making the confessions in which he gave details of the murders. He, has said police told Irvin he would be extradited to Kentucky to stand trial if he did not confess, and he quoted officers as saying Indiana courts would be easier on him. Irvin is on trial in Sullivan Circuit Court for the murder of W. Wesley Kerr, 29, an Evansville service Station attendant, during a robbery Dec. 23, 1954. He was convicted of the murder Dec. 20, 1955, but the U.S. Supreme Court threw out the conviction last June. Irvin also had been indicted for the slayings of five other persons in Indiana and Kentucky during a six-month-crime spree in 1954. Court officials said at least one discrepancy between the tape recordings and a transcript was found, and orders were given Saturday to have all errors corrected before the start of today's session. The jury was being kept out ol flie courtroom during the arguments on the motion for a mistrial. Jiat the agencies might one day >egin dictating to the Army, Navy and Air Force. Many of the operations of the defense wide intelligence, atomic, supply, communications and na- i o n a 1 security agendes are cloaked in secrecy. McNamara, who is already em- >roiled with Congress over the BS70 airplane and the size of the 'eserves, started most of the agencies. The congressmen fear they will lead to a single service, a traditional bugaboo of Congress. Other congressional news: Censorship: Undersecretary of Itate George W. Ball will answer i Senate subcommittee's question oday about a written report he submitted to the panel on speech censorship policies. He faced questioning by. the subcommittee tudying alleged "muzzling" of military officers. Ball maintains hat the State Department has lone a creditable job of speech •eviewing. Trade: The House Ways & VIeans Committee was expected oday to give its final approval President Kennedy's proposed iberalized trade policy. It will meet behind closed doors before 'eporting out the bill. The measure will probably face the expected tough floor fight the week after next. Un-American: The House Committee on Un-American Activities vas scheduled today to open four .ays of public hearings with a ession devoted to Communist «rty • structure and activities in be Cleveland, Ohio, area. Even lefore the hearings began, the ommittee was criticized because if the publication in Cleveland lewspapers of 16 names identified as witnesses who have been summoned to appear at the hearings. Reaction Fades To Execution Of Eichmarm TEL AVIV, Israel-World reaction to Adolph Eichmann's execution here Friday was waning today. Eichmann, whose capture" in South America attracted .wide at terition, went to his death on thi gallows by insisting he was not tc blame for the death of millions o Jews in Hitler's death camps dur ing World War II. He was the first person to be executed in this nation's 14-year history. Eichmann was hanged twi hours after President Izhav Ben Zvi had rejected his appeal fo mercy. His body was cremated. Release Soldiers Freed by Reds BERLIN (UPI) — Communis East German police Sunday nigh released six French soldier whom they had.held under tempo rary arrest for more than three hours. The soldiers were picked up by the Reds when • they passed de marcation buoys into East Ger man territory while pleasuri cruising in a HaveLRiver. motonboat on the vtayor Bos we 11 Stirs Up Politics n Lake County INDIANAPOLIS (UPI)-Indianapolis Mayor Boswell left today a two-day visit in Lake County to onfer with Democratic leaders here' in an effort to line up sup- iort in his bid for the party's enatorial nomination. During his visit, Boswell plans o meet with Lake County Demo- ratic Chairman John Krupa, •ounty auditor nominee Bartel Zandstra and other party leaders. Boswell is attempting to oflset he effects of Governor Welsh's ndorsement of Birch Bayh of Terre Haute for the nomination. He will speak at a 2nd District democratic rally Tuesday and be back at his desk the following day. SUB FIRES MISSILES CAPE CANAVERAL (UPI) — 'he atomic submarine US Thomas Edison prepared today for its inal shakedown cruise after sue- -essfully firing two Polaris mis- iles on 1,500-mile test shots this weekend. The sleek, 410-foot Edison is he eighth in the growing U. S. leet'of missile-firing submarines. ESCAPING FLAMES-Mrs. Lawrence Fiene, 62, was dragged from the flaming wreckage of the car in which she was riding seconds after it was struck from behind and burst into flames. Tliea- dore Bolder, left, 54, the driver of the car, and an unidentified man who rushed from a nearby service station on Interstate 70 near Alma, Kansas, pulled Mr. and Mrs. Fiene and Mrs. Belia Woodsmall, Gl, to safety as the flames spread through the car. (UPI Unifax.) Overflow Crowd Hears Billy Graham CHICAGO (UPI) — Evangelist Billy Graham Sunday said;he saw warnings of doomsday in last week's stock market skid and crises in Southeast Asia. Graham w.as to speak tonight on "Problems of the American Home" when he begins the sixth night of his Chicago crusade, which he called one of the most successful ever. The revival meet- ngs are being held at the giant \loCormick Place convention hall. Sunday an afternoon session drew an.overflow crowd of 44,000, of which 915 stepped forward to make "decisions for Christ." The first five days of the crusade have drawn a total of 166,000 persons and resulted in 4,650 decisions. Graham said Sunday that God may be warning men that "the end of our age is near." Graham pointed to last week's sharp drop in the stock market, .he crisis in Southeast Asia and Russia's possession of the hydrogen bomb as possible warnings :rom God. "As God destroyed the ancient city of Sodom because of its sins" :ie may be warning us we could iuffer the same fate, Graham GR'EEINQASTLE, Ind. (UPI)— )ePauw University President Dr. Lussell J..Humbert will be buried Tuesday at the Forest Hills Cem- tery here. Dr. Humbert, 57, a minister, ducator and civic leader, suffered heart attack .Friday morning at is summer home near Traverse '•ity, Mich. . He was reported lightly improved only a few ours before his death Saturday. Rev. Robert Gingery will offi- iate at services at 2 p.m. at the Gobin Methodist Church here. As- isting will be Indiana 'Methodist Jishop Richard Raines. Mrs. Humbert asked that con- ributions for a memorial fund be made in lieu of flowers. Dr. Humbert, president of the niversity since 1951, was: a native f Barberton, Ohio. Before he ame to DePauw he served seven ears as pastor of Trinity Meth- dist Church, Youngstown, Ohio, ne of the nation's largest Meth- dist churches. He was a graduate of the Col- "God could be saying 'Repent before it is too late'." Graham directed his sermon on the second coming of Christ. "No one knows exactly when Christ will come again—-tout we are certain He will come. Those who have already accepted Christ have nothing to fear—those who do not will be damned," he said. He said Americans today place too much hope on false security- placing their trust in scientific and space achievements, military power and economic strength—to be saved. "But unless we have faith in God and have spiritual resources we cannot be saved," Graham said. lowans Voting in Primary Today DES MOINES (UPI) - Iowa voters cast ballots today in primaries in which one of the candidates was barred by a prison record from -voting for himself. A scant turnout of 290,000 persons was expected because there were only 37 contests among the 296 nominations to be made. Polls opened at 8 a.m. in cities requiring registration and at 9 a.m. elsewhere. U.S. Sen. Bourbe B. Hickenloop- Bedford Paper Joins UPI Service INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) - The Bedford Times-Mail, an afternoon daily newspaper with a circulation of mo.re than, 11,000, today began receiving service from United •Press International. The Times-Mail is the second of the two Stewart Eiley newspapers to become 'an exclusive subscriber of UPI service. The other is the •Bloomington Herald-Telephone. The Times-Mail is 'published by Bedford Times-Mail, Inc., of which J. Stewart Rfley is president and .Mrs. Dagmar 1C Riley vice-president. It .is the only daily newspaper in Lawrence County. .Long-time editor of the newspaper is' Ray Snapp. MAY MEET ASTRONAUT .WASHINGTON (UPI) — White Sunday thai might meel astronaut M. Scott Carpenter sometime this week if an appointment could be fitted into their schedules. House sources said President Kennedy BACK TO WHITE HOUSE WASHINGTON (UPI) - President Kennedy returned to the White -House today after a weekend with his family at their rented country estate near Va. Middle- r, chairman of the Republican Policy Committee, and Gov. Nor man A. Erbe both faced opposi- ion in the Republican balloting. Hickenlooper, seeking his fourth term, was . not expected to gel much of a battle from Herberl Franklin Hoover, a distant cousin of former President Herbert Hoover. However, the race has produced considerable interest because the eligibility of Hoover to serve if elected has been ques iioned because he served a feder al prison term in 1949 for refusa to register for selective service Hoover, a Quaker and pacifist won't be able to vote for himsel because of a loss of his constitu tional rights. E.-B. Smith of Ames, an Iowa State University history professo was' unopposed for the Democrat ic senatorial nomination. The two hottest races were ii the Republican gubernatorial raci and on the judicial reform amend ment to the.state constitution. Incumbent Governor Erbe, 42 was expected to win a chance a a second term. However, som Republicans expressed the belie former Lt. Gov. William H. Nich olas, 69, a Clear Lake turkej producer, could pull an 'upset ; there is a light vote. In the top Democratic part race, Harold Hughes, a memtoe of the state Commerce Commis sion, was given the nod to win hi party's nomination for governo over Lewis A. Lint, a Winterse clergyman. Hughes has "come ou in favor of permitting local-optio liquor-ibyrthe-drink, now barret throughout the state, as a revenu producer. There were only four contest out of a possible U in the con gressional races in Iowa's seve districts. Iowa lost one of il eight districts as a result of con gressional redistrictihg. Final Rites on Tuesday For DePauw President lege of Wooster, Ohio, and Boston University's theology school where he received degrees in 1932 and 1933. He then held pastorates at Toledo and Akron, Ohio. Dr. Humbert had planned to speak Friday night at high school commencement exercises at Bryan, Ohio,, and was to have taken part in ROTC commissioning exercises at DePauw. While Humbert was president, faculty salaries were doubled, the university's endowment was raised from $7 million to ?11 million and construction was completed on a new library, art center, faculty office building, a new men's residence hall. Humbert was s national committeeman of the Boy Scouts of America, a member of the Commission on Christian Higher Education, a member of the Methodist Board of Education and the Uni- CAMDEN HOME DEMONSTRATION CLUB TO MEET CAMDEN—The Jackson town- hip Home Demonstration Club will meet at the -home of Mrs. Orville Hinkle on Tuesday, June 12. The meeting had been set for Vednesday, June 13. Sewing Club Mrs. Mae Yeager will be hostess on June 7 to the Sit-N-Sew !lub. Mrs. Mildred Parrett, Mrs. Alice Linn, Mrs. Esta Carter anc Mrs. Carolyn Edging attended a district OES meeting at Jefferson, Ind., recently, Mrs. Eva Brubaker, Mrs. Jessie Myer, Mrs. Florence Gripe, Mrs. Bessie Replogle, Mrs. Ida Keys, Mrs. Helen Cree, Mrs. Lenna Oyler and Miss Faye Dilling attended a Mother and Daughter tea held at the Upper Deer Creek Church of the Brethren recently. Rev. Devon Hodges, pastor of the Baptist church, and Mr, and Mrs. Russell Hankins attended the American Baptist Convention held recently in Philadelphia. Rev, Hodges attended the dedication of the new'American Baptist headquarters building at Valley Forge. he Indiana White House Conference Committee. Survivors include his widow, tfargaret, and three daughters, •ersity Church Senate of the Methodist and former chairman of tfrs. Martha Leedy, Alliance, Ohio, Mrs. Carolyn Hasmussen, Ileveland, Ohio, and Miss Sarah Humbert, a junior at DePauw. Kites Fall Victims of Jet Age CHICAGO (UPI)— Man's pioneer space venture — the kite— :ell victim to the jet age today. That ancient and honorable instrument that aided Benjamin Franklin's discovery of- electric- iy, and which the Chinese have sported for 3,000 years, is taboo, near airports. A new Federal Aviation Agency aw, effective today, bans all kite lying within a five mile radius of any airport. Sunday about 120 children gathered in Grant Park for the Windy City's "first and last kite rally" sponsored by Chicago businessman Irving Padnos. The children were given kites an<J prizes were awarded for the ones that soared the highest and, remained aloft the longest. . Three police squad cars appeared at the rally shortly after it began in response to a com- plainb-by the FAA. As the officer approached the kite-fliers, a 5- year-old boy tugged at the night stick of one of the officers and asked, "Mr. Policeman, why can't I fly my kite?" Several minutes later four of Chicago's finest were flying kites. • Most of"the youngsters met the news of the kite ban with disbelief. One parent said he felt the law was unconstitutional—that the public had no representation before the FAA. "The FAA claims kites are a danger to aircraft," said Padnos, "yet there's no record of a kite causing an airplane crash." The FAA edict, however, was not the first law against kite fly- •ing. During the, Ming dynasty in China a law prohibiting kite flying by the common people was issued. Only the nobility could "go fly a kite." Penalty for breaking the law was death. The new regulation, in part, states: 1. A balloon or kite may not be operated closer than 500 feet from the base of any cloud; 2. More than 500 feet from the ground; 3. Within five miles of the boundary of any airport. The new law also required that mooring' lines for kites and balloons must have colored pennants or streamers at not more than 50 foot ' intervals during daylighl hours. It also forbids operation of a kite or balloon during hours ol DALLAS (UPI) — Democrat John Connally will face Demo- crat-turned-Kepublican Jack Cox in Texas' November gubernatorial election in what promises to be a bitter, no-holds-barred battle. Former Navy Secretary Connally, who has been associated with Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson since the late 1930s, won the Democratic nomination for the jovernorship Saturday in a close runoff election with Houston attorney Don Yarborough. Latest unofficial returns gave Connally 564,652 votes to 538,578 for Yarborough. Those totals included returns, from all 254 counties, including '231 complete. Connally promised to pull the Monday Evei ing, Juiw 4, 181B. Connolly Winner In Close Contest News of Business, Industry NEW YORK (UPI)-A wave of layoffs in the steel industry appear to' IK the dark cloud on the horizion. 'With mills running at 55 per cent of capacity, the United Steelworkers estimated employment has fallen from 455,000 to 415,000 since March 1. CHICAGO — Chairman George E. Leighly of the 11 non-operating, •railway unions said there is a "50-50" chance of an agreement being reached today that would avert a strike. WASHINGTON — The House Ways meets and today Means Committee with administration leaders trying to get the final stamp of approval for President Kennedy's controversial foreign trade bill. NEW YORK- Economist Marcus Nadler of the Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co. warned Congress not to let the administrative tariff fixing powers proposed in President Kennedy's foreign trade bill become permanent. He warned that the creation of permanent new government with wide powers is a danger to our society and economy. darkness unless lighting is displayed on the airborne object. Texas Democrjilic party together for an all-out drive against the most serious Republican gubernatorial threat shice Reconstruction. Stale Republicans immediately attacked Connelly's conservative !:!cn . John Tower s a liberal "sent Republican said Connally down from Washington to lead Texas into the New Frontier. If he is really K conservative, let liim deny his close association with the New Frontier." Cox, an oilms.n who once ran— and' lost—a bid for the Texas gubernatorial nomination as a Democrat, sail I the' "Connally- Johnson combine of dollars and deceit is again at work in our state. Although this combine has succeeded 'sh;i mefully in . times past, I am onfident that this time it will fail." Yarborough *iill refused to concede Uie eleclkm. A campaign advisor hinted the election may be contested. Yarborough is an a)l-out New Frontier liberjh. Connally, a moderate conservn live, served a year as Kennedy's first secretary of the Navy before he resigned last December. CAPEHART STILL URGES INVASION OF CASTRO'S CUBA WASHINGTON (UPI) - Sen. Homer E. Cap-shart, R-Ind., Sunday urged an immediate invasion by US. forces of Cuba and said it made no seise to send troops to Thailand anil ignore the Communist threat !W miles from U.S. shores. In a radio interview, Capehart said President Kennedy had no choice but to sjnd troops to Thailand in light o:f the Laos crisis but said action ;;,gainst Cuba was more important. "I'd invade right now," he said. Td make the; effort succeed," he added in reference to the ill-fated invasion attempt of last year. . Capeharl, a member of ihe Sen-ate Foreign Relations Committee and its Latin American subcommittee, has advocated U.S. intervention in Cu'ba since Fidel Castro's governm-nnt clearly emerged as a Communist regime. Read the Want Ads Deaths in the News JERSEY CITY, N. J. (UP!) — Funeral services will .be held, on' Tuesday for Walter Moore Dear, a former president of, the American Newspaper Publishers Association. He died in his sleep Saturday. Dear, 85, began his career in 1898 as a reporter for the Jersey, Evening journal which was owned by his father. When his father died, he inherited a share of the paper and later become its sole owner; HTLLSDAiLE, Mich. (UPI) Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday for Hillsdale County Circuit Judge Charles 0. Arch, 64, who was fictionalized ;in the best selling novel "Anatomy of a Murder." He died Saturday of a heart attack. ••••'. CORAL G<ABL L ES, Fla. (UH) —. Russell E. Schofield, 58, advertising director of the Miami News and past president of the Newspaper Advertising Executives Association, died Sunday in Doctors Hdspitals. - . NAPPANEE, Ind. (UP!) — Funeral services will be held today for Army Maj. Gen. '(ret.) George Nold, 68, who constructed U. S. military bases- during World War U. He died Saturday.: CHICAGO (UPI) — Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday for Samuel I. Sussell, 76, board chairman of Northern Ele- tric Co.,' who was credited .with inventing the electric blanket in: 1912. He died Saturday; Advertising helped it happen By stimulating mass demand, advertising helped create B mass market for electric light bulbs. As demand grew, more and more were made. The more of til em made, the less each one cost Result: new and better electric light bulbs mass produced for more people at lower prices by America's remarkable and competitive economic system. Is this worthwhile? Then, so is advertising!; worthwhile. Prepared by the Advertising Federation of America and. the Advertising Association of the West / Published through the courlety <il|, The Pharos-Tribune & Press

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