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Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, June 6, 1962
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LOGANSPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY * * * * .Pictures Of LHS Graduates [Pictures on Pages 10,11,12) * * * * COOLER WE SPONSOR ONLY THE WORTHWHILE LOGANSPORT, INDIANA Founded in 1844— Leased United Press International News, Photo Wires WEDNESDAY EVENING, JUNE 6, 1962. For All r Departments ESTES PROBE SET JUNE 27 Stock Trading Slower NEW YORK (UPI) -Stock trading slowed on the New York Stock Exchange today, and prices were slightly higher. At times the ticker tape, spouting like a pressure stream the previous seven or more sessions, fell quiet for a second or two. The day started with prices up, and by noon most stocks were holding gains, although not as marked as in the early hour. Trading .for the two hours to noon was 1,600,000 shares, compared •with "2,310,000 at the same time Tuesday. Averages of the price levels were higher. The Standard & Poor's index of 500 stocks was 58.06, up 0.49, at noon, and the Dow Jones average of 30 industrial stocks was 601.99, up 7.03. Traders said they were encouraged by the tone the market had set on Tuesday. It closed only slightly higher, but it resisted some selling which in a weaker market might have dropped quotations. Gains by leading issues in the final half-hour of trading Tuesday and news from the U.S. .Commerce Department that April business sales reached record highs encouraged some Wall Street observers. One analyst said buyers needed only a "little encouragement" to pull the market out of its recent slump. Tuesday's late rally after a see-saw start brought the Dow Jones industrial averages and Standard & Poor's 500 leading stocks above Monday's close. Col. ume was 6,140,000 shares and left more issues with losses than gains, 58-1507. Traders did not appear to be influenced by Treasury Secretary Douglas Dillon's speech Monday night, in which he said the Kennedy administration planned "top- to-bottom" tax cuts in 1963. Most of the price changes were jn parts of a dollar, even for relatively high-priced shares, Mon. day's loss in dollar values was not regained, however. The Weather Forecast Northern 3rd Indiana Mostly cloudy and a little cooler this afternoon with northeasterly winds 8 to .14 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, little temperature change tonight and Thursday with chance of thundershowers. Low tonight 54 to 60. High Thursday in the 70s. Central & South Indiana Partly cloudy with a few scattered thundershowers likely this afternoon. Partly cloudy tonight and Thursday with chance of ttiundershowers west in afternoon. Low tonight 58 to 65. High Thursday upper 70s east central to upper 80s southwest.. Sunset today 8:10 p.m. Sunrise Thursday 5:17 a.m. Outlook for Friday: Showers and thundershowers likely. Lows 55 to 65. Highs 70s north to upper 80s south. TUESDAY lla.m 70 Noon 71 lp.m 76 2p.m. 3 p.m. 4 p.m. 5 p.m. 6 p.m. 7 p.m. 8 p.m 78 9 p.m .75 10 p.m 71 11 p.m 71 Mid 70 WEDNESDAY la.m 70 2a.m 70 3a.m 68 4a.m 67 Sa.m ..6B 6 a.m S5 7a.m 65 Sa.m M Sa.m 64 10 a.m 67 lla.m 68 Noon 70 71 72 lp.m... 2p.m... High Year Ago—86 Low Year Ago—57 Barometer Ban), at 2 p.m., 29.72, rising River Stage River at 7 a.m., 5.47 Free, as of 7 a.m., .02 Graduation Tonight at Berry Bowl Graduation exercises for Logansport high school's class of 1982 will begin at 8 pirn, in the Berry Bowl. Diplomas; will be presented by School Superintendent 'Carl Zimmerman to 307 students and scholarships will be announced by Principal J. Harold Mertz. Three seniors will give the main addresses. They are Robert Justice, whose topic is "Prefix"; Pamela Jones, who will speak'on 'Two Different Worlds"; and John Gray, whose subject is "Is It Time to Change Channels". Music will be furnished by the high school' band. Pictures of this year's class are on Pages 10, 11 and 12. PLAN CONCRETE TOPPING FOR UTILITY HOLES Repairs on Logansport streets, made by the water, electric and gas utilities, must be topped with eight inches of concrete, according to an announcement made during the weekly meeting of the board of works Wednesday morning. This decision was made, according . to City Engineer John Rinehart, because the use'of asphalt lias proven to be unsatisfactory. Rinehart said patchwork remained bumpy . when asphalt was used and oftentimes was knocked loose by snow plows. THE COMPANIES'will be asked to pack the holes to within eight inches of the level of the street and the concrete will then be poured into the holes. Traffic will be kept off the new concrete lor 24 hours, after it is poured,, according,to Rinehart. During Wednesday's meeting, the board signed authority for the payment of bills 'amounting to $37,184.20, including a transfer of $27,000 from the sewage operating fund into the sewage sinking fund. Report Russ, U. S. Agree to Launch Weather Satellite GENEVA (UPI)—Soviet sources said today America and Russia have agreed to launch a joint weather •. satellite. • • • The project, the sources said, is the first fruit of the exchange of lettere on outer space coopera tion between President Kennedy and Premier Nikita Khrushchev last March. The sources said the two space giants also have agreed to join in a project to measure the earth's magnetic field and are near agreement on a joint launch, ing of a communications satellite. The agreement w.as reached, the 1 sources said, : in talks here 'between Hugh Dryden,'assistant director of the National Aeronautics and Spa ce Administration (NASA), and Prof. Anatoli Bla- gonravov, a senior Soviet scientist. Dryden refused to confirm the Soviet report. He said-it would be "an indiscretion" to reveal what he and Blagonravov have talked about. Two automobiles -were destroyed and two drivers were injured, neither seriously, in a two-car crash at 8:10 a.m. Wednesday on Indiana 25, in front of a garage at Clymers. Listed as satisfactory in Memor- Mental Health Hours Changed The Cass County Mental Health office in the Barnes building will be open only half, days during June, July, and August, Mrs. William Hile, executive director, said Wednesday. Mrs. Hile is at the state hospital all day Tuesdays doing Adopt-A- Patient work. The Mental Health office is open from '.9. a.m. until 12 noon on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday each week. U.S. TEMPERATURES . NEW YORK (UPI)—The lowest temperature reported to the U.S. Weather Bureau this morning was 31 degrees at Redmond, Ore. The highest reported Tuesday was 105 at Presidio, Tex. SCENE OF COLLISIO N TODAY AT CLYMERS Two Injured ial hospital Weaver, 28, is Joseph Edward of Delphi, English teacher at the Logansport high" school, who sustained multiple lacerations and abrasions of the head and body. The driver of a 1962 compact car, he was enroute to Logansport at the time of tHe accident. TREATED; AT Memorial and released was Robert Lee Smith, 75, of Burrows,^ Longcliff employee, who was driving a 1958'sedan en- route to Burrows. According to investigating officers Smith was attempting a left turn into the garage to purchase gasoline. He was Charged with failin-e to yield the right of way. He suffered cuts on his right knee, right wrist and left, chest. The victims were, taken to the hospital in amb'ulances from the McCloskey-Hamilton - Kahle and Fisher funeral homes. Investigating officers were State Trooper Glen Hosier, Sheriff Bernard Leavitt, and'Deputy Sheriff Robert Kiesling. MONTICELLO-.— Donald Rad- forcJ Cadwallader, 8-year-old son of Mrs. Phyllis Cadwallader, was lucky to be alive Wednesday after having been buried under eight feet of sand'for nearly 25 minutes. "Rad," .his brother, Dennis, 7, and David Houk, 13, of Walnut Street, were playing at 'the RCA dump on the- Robert Cottrellfarm on Hanawalt road when' the near fatal accident occurred at 6:25 p.m. Tuesday. JOB FOR SLIDE RULE SAiN FRANCISCO (UPI) — The U.S. Post Office Department advised ,business firms.Tuesday that "envelopes having a ratio of width (height) to length of less than 1 to 1.414 (1 to the square root of 2) are not recommended." In plain language it said the en. velopes - ef standard sizes > are more easily and quickly handled through the mail. MONTICELLO BOY Buried 25 Minutes By Sand Cavein Traffic Count Is Underway Two members of the traffic division of'the Indiana State High-' way department made ; a traffic count at Third Street and Melbourne Avenue Wednesday in an effort to determine if .traffic signals are-needed at that point. Michael Petkovick and Sam Kappas also expected to check the four corners of the Logansport high school on Market Street and Broadway and ..Thirteenth and Fourteenth Streets in a study designed to determine what' type, if any, ^traffic signals should be installed there. ' The check here ,was expected -to continue'throughout the day. NOW YOU KNOW The total Allied-strength available in the D-Day invasion numbered 2,876,439 including. 17< British divisions, (-three of which were Canadian), 20 U.S. divisions, one French and one Polish. The boys had dug a cave under a sand bank which was about 20 Eeet high. Suddenly an eight-foot- high section of the bank caved in on Rad. His brother ran home to tell their mother. She and a neighbor, Mrs. Harvey Long, rushed to the scene. When Mrs. Long realized the magnitude of the task of digging the boy out, she returned home to call police. Sheriff Charles Miller, police, firemen, and , a corps of volunteers shoveled sand for nearly IE minutes before the boy's hand was uncovered. As soon as they reached his face, firemen used a resuscitator on him. • Taken to the Whits County Memorial hospital in the Smith and 'Aufenburg : ambulance,: the boy regained consciousness after receiving oxygen. X-rays were being taken at the hospital Wednesday. Bulletins WASHINGTON (UPI) — The Wliite House sought today to counter reports that a meeting late today of President Kennedy with his Council of Economic Ad visers reflected an e.cononiie crisis. WASHINGTON UPI) - House Republicans today lost the firs skirmish in an uphill fight to force the Kennedy administration to cut $2 billion from its recor< high $93 billion spending budge for next fiscal -year. Albania 'Out' As Bloc Meets JitOSCOW (UPI) — The Soviet Ixoc nations, with Albania missing under protest, opened a summit meeting today to try' to solve some of the economic and political problems plaguing the Communist world. Shortly after government heads and Communist party chieifs oi tha other eastern European states convened in the Kremlin, Albania's official radio protested the country's exclusion from the meeting. The Tirana Radio .broadcast, heard in Vienna, said Albania hac not been invited: to the Communist summit and therefore woulc not be bound by any-decisions taken at the meeting. It said the meeting without Albania was "un lawful." 'Albania and the Soviet Union had a falling-out over .ideologica matters and broke'relations las fall. Like Communist. China,, Al bania favors a "harder" line to wards the 'West' thajji.'.does the Kremlin. $ v> '$£ The Communist leaders* begat arriving at the Grand Kremlin (Palace in black limousines aroum 9 a.m. The closed meeting began an hour later, v There was no notice about th opening. session in the Moscow newspapers and no details of the conference 'were, expected to be released ; officially until, a fina communique at the • conclusion probably at the end of the week Technically ^ the meeting is reunion of the Soviet bloc's Coun cil • for . Mutual Economic Assist ance; -called to discuss economi matters, but the talks were ex pected to cover the whole rangi of international issues. It Was 18 Years Ago Today OMAHA BEACH, France (UPI) — American and French officials paid tribute .here, today to the Allied troops of World War II who fell 18 years ago on the Normandy beaches as they stormed ashore (o launch the invasion of Nazi-held Europe. American Ambassador -James M. Gavin, a paratroop general in the U.S. Army who landed behind Utah Beach to llie east with his men that fateful day, headed officials at a visit to the cemetery above the cliffs of Omaha Beach where 10,000 American soldiers are buried. A religious ceremony was held and then Gavin and his wife visit- d, .Ste; Mere Eglise, a scene .of ilter fighting during the inva ion. Gavin was deputy commander f the American 82nd Airborne Jivision at lhat lime. Subsequent- Y the town made him an hono- dry citizen. Gavin laid (he cornerstone ol he American Forces Museum which is being built in the town. •Among French dignitaries present was Raymond Triboulet, min- ster of veterans affairs. Sle. Mere Eglise was the firsl French village to be liberated. Gavin was received by Mayor Tean Masselin in front of the town lall and reviewed a French honor guard. Nixon Back On Victory Trail SAN FRANCISCO (WD-'Richard M. Nixon was back on the victory track today. The man who narrowly lost the presidency in 1960 won the Republican nomination for'governor in Tuesday's primary election by a 2-1 margin. But ahead lies a clash on Nov. 6 against Democratic incumbent Gov. Edmund G. ('Pat) Brown. ~ , Nixon defeated a young 'Con?, servative, state Assemblyman Joseph C. Shell of Los/Angeles. Brown running against only token opposition, had a mucK.. : easier time' winning the DemoCratic'nod. Returns 'froiri 17,637'^of the state's 31,212 precincts gave Nixon 558,735, Shell 295,135. : >%t the same .time, Brown ran up 7.84,130 votes on the' Democratic.,ballot against a combined, total 'of 129,369 for his three little known opponents. \ ' The 49-year-old former-, vice president face's a formidable task in the fall. But the rewards are great—control of a state which in 1963 will be the nation's most heavily populated, plus leadership of a potent political;force in.1964 when the presidency once again will be at'stake, California's registration favors Democrats by almost 3-2. ^The Shell-JNixon results showed a : definite cleavage in -GOP ranks between conservatives and moderates—a split Nixon,hopes to heal in the months ahead. 'Shell, conceding the .nomination to Nixon early today,-had this to say when.asked if he will support Nixon next .fall: , . -• ' "Actually, .that decision,;rests more, with him' than with me. I stand firm: for, certain principles of government. I will support any candidate who through action as well as words will espouse these principles (of conservatism) and will endorse these commitments." '.'Shell' added "-that if- Nixon and Brown debate during the coming campaign "it will be a real pillow fight." ' ' Nixon Jubilant Nixon .was jubilant in an appearance in his Los Angeles headquarters in sharp contrast to 19,60 when in similar surroundings he sadly made a virtual concession to President-to-be John F. Kennedy. , , ., .Flanked „by his smiling wife, Pat,^ Nixon said he would meet with Shell and predicted "we; will go forward to a great victory in November."" '-.'.- ^ In earlier statements Nixon conceded that he must hold 90 per cent o! the Bepublieans next No- vember and pick up 20 per cen 1 of the Democrats in order to bea Brown, a man .who surged into office in 1958 by a margin of mon than one million over former U.S Sen. William F. Knowland. Expects (o Win Brown predicted it would be a "hard, lough fight" next Novem ber but said "with our record be hind us and the future before us we will win." Another primary, test between conservatives and so-called middl of-the-road Republicans saw U.S Sen. Thomas H. Kuchel, minority whip in the Senate, an easy vie tor over two conservative challen gers. Kuchel's opponent in Novembe will be state Sen. Richard Rich ards of Los Angeles, a man whom Kuchel defeated six years ago b almost -450,000 votes. Logansport Bus Aids 35 Stranded Kokomo Students A Logansport city school bus came to the aid of 35 stranded Kokomo kids Tuesday afternoon. The students, all third and fourth grad_ers, had boarded the Pennsylvania in Kokomo for a ride to Logansport. The train was late, however, and the bus sent to meet them here had to return to Kokomo lo make its regular afternoon run. Before leaving, the driver phoned Superintendent Carl Zimmerman who, after checking with Kokomo officials, arranged for a Logansport bus to meet the kids and return them to their homes. Coiling 100 To Testify WASHINGTON (UPI) - Chairman John 1.,. McClellan, D-Ark., announced today lhat his Senate investigating subcommittee will open public hearings June 27 on. ie tangled gillie Sol Estes case. McClellan said in a statement that the hearings "will continue possibly for several weeks. . . during which time it is estimated that 100 witnesses may be called to testify." , The senator said he ordered the public phase: of the inquiry as a result of material turned up in "preliminary" investigations by ".. his staff. ; Among other tilings, the hear-.-•"• ings will cover Estes' dealings with the Agriculture Depart- •" menl and fictions "taken by the. department in connection therewith." The subcommittee's staff inves-' ' ligation of the Texas farm and fertilizer lysoon will continue until the June 27 hearings begin. • The group now has more than 40 investigators' 1 o b k i n.g •jnto" the \ • Estes affair. ' . N v •'.', •'•• -' Meanwhik, a House government , operations subcommittee announced it ivill call Dr. James -Ty. Ralpli, deposed assistant secretary of agriculture, to explain his [connections with Estes. The Houiie subcommittee said lalph will be the first witness when it resumes public hearings Thursday. He will be queried about his knowledge of Estes' grain storage operations. Ralph toid UPI in an interview that he will appear voluntarily and "will answer any questions put to me." He said, however, that he hail little information that could help the committee in its inquiry. Agriculu;:e Secretary Orville L. Freeman :lired Ralph for charging personal telephone calls to Estes' cre-ih't card. Ralph also told a Texas ciiurt of inquiry he tried GOLDWATER TO SPEAK MUNCIE, Ind. (UPI) - Sen, jnust not 'be overlooked. Also, Speak here June 17 at an jnstal lation banquet of a new chapter o: Sigma Chi social fraternity on the Ball State Teachers College campus. on expensive clotning at a Dallas department store in the company of Estes. He denied ever receiving the cl'illiing. Bold Vandal LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WD-iPo- liceman Marion Dellinger com. plained today that .a bold vandal snuck up !» his car parked behind the police,station and slashed the radiator liose. AVERT STRIKE Goldberg Prodded Railroads 7 Offer CHICAGO (UPI) -Negotiators for 11 unions representing 450,000 off-train employes Tuesday night accepted a wage increase of 10.2 cents an hour offered by the nation's railroads, ending a strike threat: The railroads warned the settlement may lead to rate hikes or layoff of employes. Separate work rules talks be tween fji'e railroads and five op- eraling brotherhoods continued with no report of progress. The agreement announced by George E. Leighly, chief union negotiator, and J. E. Wolfe, head of the railroads; bargaining team, ended a nine-month dispute. With mediation procedures under the Federal Railway Labor Act exhausted, the non-operating em- ployes had been free to strike since last Sunday. Under Prodding Wolfe said the railroads made the 10.2-cent offer—recommended by a presidential emergency board —under prodding from Labor Secretary Arthur Goldberg. "Carriers have been of the opinion ... that the recommendations were inflationary and contrary to the public policy as expressed by President Kennedy. Nevertheless, the carriers were advised by Secretary Go'ldberg that a disruption of service! of one or more key railroads could not be tolerated. The railniads were left without an alternative but to. accept the board's recommendations," Wolfe, said. ' He estimated the wage boost would cost the railroads 8105 million. Impact on Carriere "The irjipact of this additional expense on the carriers Is indeed serious. .Many railroads are not in financial position to pay wages in effect prior to the increase," he said. Wolfe Jias estimated lhat non- operating employes have been av. eraging 8J.4& an hour. "The possibility of Iwosling rales must not be overlooked. Also, there! is the possibility tliat many thxijusunds o£ railroad em- ployes who might otherwise have retained Iheir jobs will be relieved by railroads which can no longer ai:lprd to keop them. There* is no question but that railroads w;il have to consider raising rates," hik said..

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