Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on June 7, 1962 · Page 3
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 3

Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, June 7, 1962
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LQGANSPORT PUBLIC LIBRARK Thursday Evening, June 7; 1962. 'Back to the Bible, or The Jungle' CHICAGO (API) - Evangelist Billy Graham urged mankind Wednesday night to halt its rejection of the Scriptures because it is either "back to the Bible or back to the jungle." In holding his longest service since his crusade here, the evangelist told a crowd estimated at 29,000 as he held out a Bible, "I used to say this was the world's best seller. Up to a few years ago it was. Now the writings of Lenin are the world's best seller." Continuously holding up his leatherf>ound Bible for all to see, Graham warned that the world would experience anarchy and savagery such as it has never known if the Bible were allowed to be defiled by its critics. Marion's Mayor Still Confident INDIANAPOLIS (UPI)---Marion Mayor M. Jack Edwards, the first "official" candidate for the Democratic senatorial nomination, is confident he will be the party's choice to oppose Sen. Homer E. Irvintoses Bid For Mistrial SULLIVAN, Ind. (UPD-For the second time this week, the defense attorney for Leslie Irvin, 38, Kvansville,' lost a bid for a mistrial Wednesday in Irvin's second trial for the 1954 holdup slaying of Wesley Kerr, an Evansville service station attendant. Sullivan Circuit Judge Joe Lowdermilk overruled the motion after jurors said they had not seen the marquee of a theater across the street from the courthouse or advertising for "the movie scheduled to play at the theater later this week. Defense attorney Marion Rice contended that the marquee and newspaper advertising for the movie were prejudicial to Irvin. The words on the marquee, in nine-inch letters, read, "Mad Dog Butcher, Escaped Electric Chair- Reprieve Sunday." The movie "Reprieve," is the story of a mass murderer who escaped the electric chair. Two Cars Collide O'n Market Street Minor damage resulted when two automobiles collided in front of 317 W. Market St. at ,9:42 p.m. Wednesday. The cars were driven by Frederick Litwin, 21, of the Bunker Hill AFB and Steven McVicker, 29, of Wabash. Police said McVicker was going East on W. Market St., when the car in front turned suddenly to the left causing him to swerve to avoid striking the car. The rear of his automobile was struck by the Litwin car. Litwin said it was impossible to avoid the crash.. There were no injuries nor arrests. LOSES IN SPELLING BEE WASHINGTON (UPI) — One Indiana contestant was eliminated Wednesday on the seventh round of-the 3t5h annual National Spelling Bee. Barbara Sleekier, 14, Waterloo, Ind., was eliminated when she substituted an "e" for the middle "o" in "soporific." Hapehart, R-Ind., in the November election. Edwards Wednesday became the 'irst of the four announced candidates to pay his $2,500 filing fee 'or the June 22 Democratic convention which will select the nomi- ;e. Edwards told newsmen he' be- ieves the convention delegates will turn to him after the top two contenders, State Rep. Birch 3ayh, Terre Haute, and Indianapo- is Mayor Charles Boswell,x"kill iach other off."' AFFIRMS U.S. SUPPORT WASHINGTON (UPI) -President Kennedy has sent President Romulo Betancourt of Venezuela message of firm support and congratulations for crushing the revolt in his country this week. Graduate of Taylor U'niversity UPLAND, Ind. — John Arnold Cromer of Logansport. will be graduated from Taylor University with an A.B. degree during the 116th commencemet rites of the college on June 9. The speaker will be Richard 0. Ristinei Lieutenant Governor, State of Indiana. A zoology major, John is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Cromer, 313 East Columbia St., Lngansport. Taylor is a Christian liberal avis college with an enrollment of 820 students. Sears Sales Up CHICAGO (UPI) - Sales of Sears, Roebuck & Co. rose nearly 12 per cent during May from a year ago to set a new recorc for the month, the firm reported today. May gross sales were $418,972,083 compared with $374,553,228 in May, 1961. Sales for the first four months of Sears' fiscal year starting Feb 1 totaled $1,419,285,032, also a new high and up 9.2 per cent, from $1,300,0?8,499 a year earlier. 2 OAS Men Executed , PARIS (UPI) — Two Secret Army Organization (OAS) men convicted of slaying an Algiers police commissioner died before French firing squads today- in a little forest clearing on the-outskirts of Paris.' One of he doomed men, Claude Peigts, went to his death with the defiant cry of "Algerie , Francaise" (Algeria is French) on his lips. The other' former Legionnaire Albert {Bobby) Doyecar, shouted a final tribute to.the Legion and his native Austria as the fatal shots rang out. TOO HOT TO HANDLE LONDON (UPI) — Maurice Greenspan's television set burst into flames Wednesday night while .'he was watching a concert of hot jazz by American band leader Count Basie. Water it sparingly and America's perennial favorite, 7Crown, will blossom into springtime's smoothest-sipping drink. Say Seagram's and be Sure. ,NEW YORK CITY. BLENDED WHISKEY. 86 PROOF. 65% CHAIN NEUTRIL SPIRITS, Join the Smart Set at play! Sport THE TORCH by VAN HEUSEIVB For those who demand extra smartness in sportswear, we proudly present The Torch. Among other luxury features, The Torch offers you: if Free action knit shoulder insert * Non-pullout down under tails ^ Permanent, kmtted-in collar fold line •k Ribbed action short sleeves , •fc Olympic Torch embroidered pocket * 2-piy lisle cotton, machine washabls 5.00 Father's Day-June 17 •MOTS' STRETCH HOSE 79c 5 YEAR .GUARANTIEE AIL iMYUON AILIL COLORS BOY'S 7 SHORT SETS i Solid, print or knit tops Solid color shorts. Easy care cottons. Size 3-7. GIRLS' SHORT SETS 188 Solids, prints/ novelty's Easy care cottons. Wash and wear or woven seersucker. Sizes 3-6x ; 7-14. WASH'n WEAR TROUSERS bfflAWAH A man's gotta have pants, and these •• wash 'n wear cotton slocks by fiarah J ore the ones I Choose from your fav- *^* orite colors in sizes 29-44. '' Logansport, Indiana, Phawii-Tribune fliree Plan Your Summer Sun time and Playtime with . . . So fashionable. . and costs so little . Show-off in the sun A— or dancing under the stars. Shoestring strops tio at the shoulders, deftly designed bodice above a free-swinging skirt. Candy colors, satin striped cotton. Sizes 3-15. $9.95 Summer refresher . . . cool flower shades and Katya* cotton make this full coat dress doubly flattering. Bodice darts minimize waistline, ric rac down front slims you, too. Completely washable, shuns wrinkles. Sizes 3-15. * exclusive fabric by J. P. STEVENS $11.95 Trim-fit chinos C — easy care cotton in well-tailored, cruiserstyle jamaicas. Trim fit for junior figures. Selft belt, fly front, side pocket. In basic colors for year-round wear. Sizes S-1'5. D-iShortie. - Shorts ... very brief and very comfortable cotton twill. Tiny in price tool Why not get several pairs in bright and basic dark colors! — Sizes 5 to 1 5. E—Signal , shift in cotton velour terry .cloth. Skipper blue, white and red..S, M, F—Sleeveless knit top in popular stripes or solids. V necks or high neck. S- M- L. G—-White draw strinp shorts, Perfect for boating or just plain relaxing. Sizes 5-15. PUBLIC' LIBRAE

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