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Six. Logansport, Indiana Pharos-Tribune Court Acts in N.Y. Apportionment WASHINGTON (UPI)—The Supreme Court today directed a lower court to reexamine a challenge to the distribution of New York's state legislature. It was the third time this session it has taken such action in an apportionment case. As in the previous cases, New York's allocation of state Senate and Assembly seats had been protested on grounds that rural voters were given an unfair advantage in representation over city residents. On March 26, the Supreme Court—in a landmark decision— ruled in a Tennessee case that such challenges should be consid' ered in federal courts. Since then, the court has ordered a lower court to reconsider a taxpayer suit objecting to rcapportionment in Michigan. A three-judge federal panel Two Hurt In County Accidents Two persons received minor injuries in automobile accidents reported to city police and sheriff's officials over the weekend. Lillian Pearson, 55, of Chatsworth, 111., was treated at Memorial hospital for a skinned left elbow, when the car in which she was riding collided at 10 a.m. Sunday with a second car driven by Fred Baker Jr., 49, of rural route 1. THE ACCIDENT occurred at Second Street. The driver of the first car was Elvin R. Pearson, 16, Leroy, 111. Damage to the vehicles was minor. Two cars collided at the intersection of Indiana 18 and U.S. 35 in Galveston at 6:50 p.m. Sunday. Sherry Abney, 11 of Kokomo, was treated for a cut lip at St. Joseph's hospital. Investigating officers said a car driven by Richard Allen Little, 20, of Kokomo, failed to stop at the intersection and collided with the second car driven by Judith Kay Winslow, 18, of rural route 1, Galveston. Damage to the two cars totaled $350. LITTLE WAS cited for disregarding the stop sign. Minor damage resulted in a collision of two cars at 7:55 a.m. Monday at the entrance to Logansport state hospital just off Indiana 25. The cars were driven by Phyllis Pickering, 33, of rural route 5, and Clara Jane Sims, 57, of rural route 2, Delphi. acted on the New York case before the Supreme Court had handed down its far-reaching Tennessee decision. Until (hen, courts had held that apportionment cases were outside their I jurisdiction because of their litical" nature. In other actions today, court: • —Refused to examine an Agriculture Department requirement that watered hams be specially lablled "imitation" for the benefit of shoppers. The brief order upheld an Appeals Court decision of last February barring 'enforcement of the regulation pending further federal court proceedings —Turned down an appeal by former Teamster boss Dave Beck from his Tacoma, Wash., conviction for filing false income tax forms for a union organization. Beck has been sentenced to five years in prison and fined $20,000. It was his second Supreme Court setback this session. On May 14, the Supreme Court uphcl'd a grand larceny conviction which a Washington stale jury returned against him. —Agreed to examine a dispute over lower import-export freight rates proposed by railroads serving New York, Boston, Albany and Portland, Maine. The Interstate Commerce Commission had refused to authorize the lower rates but was overruled by a federal District Court. —Denied a hearing to William G. Soler, a Philadelphia teacher dismissed in 1954 for "ineompe- tency" in connection with an inquiry on communism. Soler had been fired on grounds he refused to answer loyalty questions asked him by School Supt. Louis P. Hoyer. —Rejected, 5-3, an injury claim against (he city of Galveston, Tex., by seven longshoremen who contended they were harmed by poisonous gases used to fumigate grain they were loading. Lower courts have twice ruled the city was not negligent. Raid Cockfight Near Connersville CONNERSVILLE, Ind. (UPI) Authorities raided a cockfight in a barn Sunday, arresting about 65 persons and confiscating 40 game cocks. But nearly 200 spectators escaped, and the raiders believed many fighting roosters and other equipment was taken by the fleeing patrons and patricipants in the illegal enterprise. The raiders swooped down on a barn on the farm of Gilbert Proffit about 1% miles north of Laurel when they received reports of a knifing and a fight. Honorary Degree LEXINGTON, Ky. (UPI)—Dr. Elvis J. Stahr, Jr., secretary of the Army and president-designate of Indiana University, received an honorary doctor of laws degree today from the University of Kentucky. It was Stahr's eighth such honorary degree. He received others from Texas Christian University, two weeks ago; Louisiana State University, the University of Pittsburgh; the University of Maryland, West Virginia Wesleyan, Waynesburg and Concord College KNOCKS OUT SIGNAL PERU — Delmer Merrill, 31, of rural route 6, Logansport, driv ing a semi-trailer for James Me of Logansport, struck and knocked down the traffic signal at the southwest corner of Broadway and Main in Peru Sunday morning. Merrill struck the sign when he attempted to turn the corner too sharply. The signs are maintained by the State Highway Department. SHIRT SERVICE UN A -HURRY UN by noon OUT by 4 For 215E.IMcrket FiveScoutersat Camping School Five Scouters for the Three Rivers Council are attending a national camping school this week at Wood Lake Reservation, Jones, Mich. The five will be on the staff at lamp Buffalo this summer. They are Jack Hoagland and William Dean, camp directors; Ray Ful- <erson, program director; James Turkhorn, activities director; and Robert Turner, assistant water- Front director. CEREMONIES AT NEW SCHOOL—During brief ceremonies Sunday Msgr. John P. Sclmll, assisted by Rev, Richard Smith and Rev. Paul Wick- luin, blessed and layed the cornerstone [or the new St. Bridget's grade school. A large crowd of parishoners and friends were on hand to witness the ceremonies, which were proceeded by a short address by Msgr. Maurice D. Foley in the church. Among items layed in the cornerstone were a picture of (lie pastor, Itev. Francis J. Meehan, a copy of the current issue of Our Sunday Visitor, the Logansport Press and Pharos-Tribune, a copy of the address given by Msgr. Foley, a picture of Bishop John J. Carberry, Bishop of this Diocese, and a copy of the program of the ceremony. Mrs. Mary K. Dahm Dies at Hospital; Final Rites Wednesday Mrs. Mary Kay (Dolly) Dahm, 80, of 914 E. Broadway, died Sunday at 3 p.m. in St. Joseph's Hospital after a lingering illness. She was bora Aug. 28, 1881 to C. J. and Anna Farrell Hildebrandt in Logansport. Her marriage was to Nicholas Dahm who preceded her in death in 1022. Mrs. Dahm was a member of the St. Joseph's church and a member of the rosary society. She is survived by one brother, Russell Hildebrant, of Gary and several nieces iind nephews. One son, Carl, preceded her in death in 1935. The rosary society will hold services at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be held at 9 'a.m. Wednesday .at the St. Joseph's church, with Msgr. Maurice Foley officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary cemetery. Friends may call at the Kroeger funeral home after 7 p.m. Monday. Schedule Two Cass 4-H Club Meetings Two 4-H meetings have been scheduled for this week, according to Hervey Kellogg, Cass Extension agent. A meeting of the 4-H Directors and Ihe chairmen of the 4-H Council fair committees will be held at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12, at the Myers Lanes meeting room. A meeting of the 4-H Horse and Pony committee will be held Monday, June .11 at 8 p.m. in the Extension office. Now You Know The world's longest steamship the liner France, at 1,035 feet is -more than seven times Ihe lengtl' of the world's first practical steamboat, the Clermont, launchec by Robert Fulton in 1807. 1.33 Inches of Rain Over the Weekend And Ihe rains came and came and when it was all tabulated Logansport received a total of 1.33 inches of precipitation from 7 a.m. Friday until 7 a.m. Monday. F r i d a y mornings downpour drenched the area with .71 inches while .22 inches fell on Saturday. Another .40 inches was added Sunday. quickly, easily at HOOSIER FINANCE Wrap up all your bills—car, furniture, appliances, medical or personal—into one easy monthly payment. It's smart—and saving, too. Call us today! 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INSTALLED $19.98 fREE RIVERSIDE RAND McNALLY ROAD GUIDE Cortimon Market Pinches Soviet- Moscow (UPI)—The Communist party newspaper P r a v d a sharply criticized Western Europe's Common Market today and called for expanded trade between East and West. The newspaper charged that the Western Allies, through the Common Market, are trying to "undermine the foreign trade and io weaken (he economy of Socialist countries." •Pravda said in a commentary Ihnt .Russia's proposal for an ternational trade organization has attracted those nations "who sincerely want unhampered expansion of international trade to the benefit of all participants." Civil Defense Opinion on N-Explosion WASHINGTON (UPI) - The government has no hope of preventing "tens of millions" of deaths in blast areas in the event o'f an all-out nuclear attack. What it wants to do, according ,o the nation's civil defense chief, s to have fallout shelters for people who are located where here is only fallout radiation, Nothing can be done for those close to the explosion, he said. Assistant Defense Secretary Steuart L. Pittman, who is in charge of civil defense, said 'there is probably no shelter construction that we know of that is practical and within reach" which would save people in the immediate area of a nuclear blast. "We don't hope to save the lives of the millions of people who will be exposed to the direct effects of the explosions," Pittman said in a television interview. Although there would be tremendous loss of life in a nuclear attack, Pittman said, a "complete" fallout shelter system would, save from 40 million to 120 million persons from death by fallout. The government, he said, was placing "very little reliance on home shelters as a solution to the problem the country faces of providing a place for everyone to go" in the event of nuclear attack. "We are depending on bringing into operation shelter space in large buildings, which will take care of large groups of people," he said. "This will answer the problem of most of the people in cities and towns who could nol afford to build a home shelter. It will also be the preferred solution." Read the Want Ads! Monday Evening, June 11,1962. Storms Continue In Great Plains By United Press International Tornadoes and thunderstorms which caused at least one death Sunday continued to batter sections of the Great Plains during the night. Heavy rains caused flash flooding in Oklahoma, Iowa and Texas. Dry goods dealer Robert Heald, 52, was ..killed when struck by lightning while water skiing on Cedar Lake slough, near Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A number of persons were injured when a tornado-like storm unroofed a motel, overturned Bray's Poll on Medicare Bill WASHINGTON (UPI)-Rep. William G. Bray, R-Ind., said today that 68 per cent of more than 10,000 constituents who replied to a recent questionnaire oppose the King-Anderson medicare bill. Bray said 30 per cent favored the bill and 2 per cent expressed no opinion. Bray said 30 per cent favored the bill and 2 per cent expressed no opinion. Even larger percentages opposed presidential authority to eliminate tariffs through agreements with other nations, further increases in the national debt, the administration's farm program ol strict production controls and fed' eral aid for the operation of pub lie school's. house trailers, damaged a new high school and uprooted trees at Indianaola, Iowa, touching off a fire. A woman was hurl when the car in which she was riding smashed into a mud slide on a highway near DCS Moines, Iowa. The U.S. Weather Bureau reported (hat a tornado touched down near Springfield, Mo. There was an unconfirmed report (hat a twister t o u c h e d ground near Greenfield, Mo., about 30 miles from Springfield, but there was no report of damage. Two tornadoes were sighted near Austin, Tex., but there was no report of damage. However, 55-mile winds hammered Hie Tex. as capita! city and thunderstorms dropped golf ball-size hail and 3.5 inches of rain in 30 minutes. Water ran curb-deep through Austin streets, blocking one thoroughfare. Lightning struck a house. Two tornadoes were sighted by police at Liberal, Kan., but tilers was no damage reported. Another Card of Thanks I wish (o thank all my friends, neighbors, relatives, Rev. Smith, Dr. King and the staff of Memorial hospital for their kindness, cards and flowers during my recent illness. —Mrs. Vella Fry. funnel cloud Meade, Kan. seen near AMAZING PSORIASIS STORY Jan. 10, I960 — Pittsburgh, Pa. "Doctored for psoriasis 30 years. 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