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Thursday, June 14, 1962
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Fourteen Logansport,. Indiana Pharos-Tribune Wall Clocks and Bus Needed at Longcliff Wall clocks for the wards, and a bus to transport, the patients to activities in other parts of the '• state are needed at the Logans ; port state . hospital, volunteer • workers were informed at the re'. gional meeting Wednesday at Longcliff. Although Longcliff-has two buses, both are in such poor condi- Five Autos Damaged in Accidents Five cars were damaged in three accidents reported Wednes'. clay to city police and the sher. •;iff's department. There were .no • injuries. I - At 3:25 p.m. Saturday, a car ; driven by Mrs. Esther E. Musselman, 46, of rural route 1, Twelve ; Mile, swerved into the path of a • truck driven by Mrs. Elaine Beck'• er, 27, of rural route 1, Lucerne, ; on Indiana 16 a half-mile east of • Metea. : MRS. MUSSELMAN told Depu- ; ty Sheriff Robert Sabatini she had swerved to avoid hitting a girl 'riding a bicycle. Damage to the two cars was estimated at $550. Minor damage resulted when two vehicles collided at 3:13 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Third Street and Broadway. Anna E. McComas, 66, of Peru was the driver of a half-ton pick-up truck and George T. Hubler, 18, of rural route 1, Flora, was driver of the car involved in the accident. AT 11 P.M. Wednesday a car driven by Timothy Cronin, 18, of 2301 High St., struck the rear of a car driven by John Mulcaha, rural route 5, as the latter was turning left off Davis Street just north of the Eel River bridge. Only minor damage resulted. Recovering From Surgery Louis Piercy, of 300 Beal. St., has recovered from an open heart surgery on May. 29. The son of Mr. and Mrs.' Samuel Piercy underwent surgery at Robert Long Hospital in Indianapolis. He was. a patient there until his return home Sunday. ' He reportedly is suffering no ill effects from the delicate surgery, although he must return to the hospital for periodic check-ups. SUCCESSFUL? SAN FRANCISCO (UPI)— Authorities worked on the assumption today that three bank robbers who disappeared from Alcatraz have become the first prisoners to escape from the* island "Rock" in its 28-year history as home of the nation's most dangerous convicts. There was still no indication whether the three men were alive or perished in the treacherous waters that surround the federal prison in San Francisco Bay. tion that they cannot be used for traveling any farther than Logansport. A committee .composed of Eugene Darby, Longcliff volunteer director; Henry Wilhems, regional director of the Indiana Association for Mental Health; Joseph Rhody and Mrs. Ann McDowell, of Miami county, was appointed to investigate the possibility of purchasing, a good used bus. SINCE COUNTY homes are now being used for aged patients who are suffering only from senility, Mrs. William Hile, executive director of the Cass County Association for Mental Health, and Mrs. Lawrence Jones, volunteer chairman for the association, were appointed to a committee to investigate the service that volunteers could give at the county home. Donald Brown, director of nursing service at Longcliff, said that informative speakers are needed at the hospital. Many of the patients are hungry for knowledge and have no other way of obtaining it, he said. A PAINTING contest is being held in the art class of each state hospital. The winning paintings will be on display during the fall meeting of the Indiana Association for Mental Health in Indianapolis on Sept. 21 and 22.. The state winner will be chosen at that time, it was announced. Cass county will be responsible for providing weekend entertainment at Longcliff during the month of May, 1963, it was decided. Mrs. Hazelle Kirkpatrick of Delphi reported there will be a covered dish dinner in the recreation room in the basement of ward 14 before the Longcliff workshop on June 25. AH volunteers are asked to take a guest. Harry L. Ness Dies; Final Rites Saturday Harry L. Ness, 51, of 534 W. Miami, died at 1 a.m. Thursday at his home. Born Feb. 10, 1911, in Rensselaer, he was the son of Theodore and Victoria Hyde Ness. His marriage .was to the .former Elizabeth Lane, Sept. 13, 1930 in Winamac. Besides the widow, surviving are two sons, Donald of Duluth, Minn,, and Rodger, of 614 W. Linden Ave.; one brother, Charles C., iof Kewanna; two sisters, Mrs. Robert Proudy, of rural route 1, and Mrs. Albert Swaim, of Hammond; and five grandchildren. He was the owner of the Ness Rental Service in Logansport and a member of the Winamac Veterans of Foreign Wars. He had been in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Services will be held ai EKe Fisher funeral home at 2 p.m. Saturday with Rev. Charles Elam officiating. Burial will be in Ever. Rest Memorial Park. Friends may call after 7 p.m. Thursday. RECRUITING ENLIST JW ARMY-Four local youths, all 19«2 graduates of Logansport high school, will leave Monday for Fort Knox, Ky., where they will undergo basic training in the U. S. Army. They are (from left) John Shaffer, David Myers, Dave Williams and A,rt Kilcy. They are shown with Sfc. James Gower, Amy recruiter for the Logansport area. (Staff Photo.) Submit Two Demo Plank Suggestions Two proposals for Democratic platform planks were submitted at a district party meeting 'held Wednesday night in the local Democratic headquarters. One is for immediate reapportionment of both houses of the General Assembly solely on the basis of population and the other is for a firm stand against Communism. EMMETT FERGUSON, Lafayette, Tippecanoe county Democratic chairman, submitted both proposals. Although five counties were represented at the meeting, no. other planks were suggested. Donald Poulson, of Etna Green, a member of .the State Platform Advisory committee, presided al the meeting. He said the. platform would include strong mental health and education planks. VARIOUS organizations are to appear before the full committee Friday morning at a public hearing in Indianapolis. The executive committee will meet Friday evening and all day Saturday to draw up the platform. Counties represented at the local meeting in addition to Cass and Tippecanoe were Pulaski Starke, and Kosciusko. Policy Dispute NEW YORK-Edward M. Gil bert said he had resigned as president and a director of E.L Bruce Co., the hardwood flooring maker, in a policy dispute. Chairman E.L. Bruce Jr. is assuming his duties. Going on Us? the Pharos-Tribune & Press 'VACATION PACK' Just notify your carrier (or call our office) before you leave on your vacation. Your carrier will save your paper each day . . . and deliver them all in a neat'package the day you return. VACATION PACK makes it easy for you to "catch up" on all the local news, sports and your favorite comics. There's no extra charge for this service. Just call 4141 or tell your carrier before you leave. You'll enjoy catching up on the news when you return. The Pharos-Tribune & Press Logansport Indiana SCHOOL MEETING HELD IN DELPHI DELPHI—The School Reorganization committee and a number of interested taxpayers 'attended the meeting of the committee at a public hearing in the New Hope school. Especially interested in the meeting were school patrons from Tippecanoe and Madison Townships. Albert Verrill, chairman of the committee, talked on various phases of the reorganization situation with others asking questions. The next public meeting will be held' at Camden Friday evening oi this week. Reunion Held The Bellview school reunion was held Sunday in the Delphi City park. Mrs. Harry Griffith was elected president and Mrs. Jesse , Wise, vice president. Attending were Dr. W. H. Lane of Camden, a teacher in the school at one time; Mr. ancl Mrs. Harry Griffith. Mrs. Ethel Shaffer; Mrs. Opal Hawley Wise, Mrs. Mabel Brown, Delphi; Mrs. Fay Buckley Wise and Mrs. Delia McCloskey of Camden; and Walter Neff of Delphi. Mrs. Dan Clawson, Anita and Eric drove to Fort Benning, Ga., and her husband, Capt. Dan Clawson, who has',taken six months reserve training there, accompanied them home on leave. The other.two children remained here with -relatives. . Rev. and Mrs. Robert Wilburn and son, Bob, moved Tuesday from the new Methodist parsonage to the Indiana Soldierh Home 'at Lafayette. The new Methodist minister, Rev. Lynn Garth, Mrs. Garth and their -three small children of South Bend are tci move into the parsonage on Riley Road. • Mr. and Mrs. Richard Wasson of Delphi are the parents of twins, a son and a daughter, born June 12, in St. Elizabeth's hospital in Lalayette. Miss .Mary Temple, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Temple, who completed three years at Indiana University, will train as a medical technician at the I. U. Medical Center in Indianapolis next year. She started working in the laboratory at the Logansport State Hospital on June 14 during her summer vacation. IMPOSE FINES SEOUL, Korea (UPI)-A U.S. military court today imposed reprimands and fines of $800 on two U.S. Army officers and suspended them from command for six months for beating a Korean theft suspect. The .nine-man general court- martial deliberated more than an hour before announcing the decision .against the defendants, 1st Lt. David W. Swanson, 25, Galesburg, 111., and Ist'.Lt. Thomas M. Wilde, 25, Wadsworth, 111. Both officers had 'pleaded' guilty. The two officers had. faced possible prison sentences and dismissal from, the service for beating a Korean housebo'y "allegedly caught in the act of stealing in the 1st Cavalry Division compound. Donald Powlen Dies At Speedway Home A .former Logansport resident died of a.heart attack Wednesday at his home in Speedway, Ind. Donald P6wlen, son of Mrs. Lula .Powlen, of 507%'North St., was stricken while mowing his lawn at home. Survivors are his wife, the' former Alice McGaughey ' of Logansport, one son, Mike, of Rochester, New York; three grandchildren and the mother. Rites are pending. . . DIES OF BURNS INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) -Mary Ellen '.Mattingly, 2,' Indianapolis, died Wednesday night of, burns suffered a few hours earlier s\ [the home' of a babysitter, Author, ities said the fire beganj'when a can of gasoline was ignited by the pilot light on a water hetiter. Local Legion Unit Inducts 1962 Officers American Legion, Post 60, re cenlly held their annual election and induction of officers. The elec- ion was conducted at the Legion Jub. . Officers named were, Commander, J. Kenneth. Leonard; first vice commander, Nathan Null; second vice commander, is E. Reynolds; adjutant, Curtis H. Wells; finance officer, Alvin J. Summers; serg'eant-at arms, Aaron Hickman; trustees, Everett Rice, Arthur Best, William Bauer, Robert Hunter, and Paul Spitznogle. APPOINTED BY THE Commander for the year were, service officer, Dean Arvin; judge advocate, William Lucy; chap- ain, Everett L. Rice; historian, Al Drompp; membership, Robert S. Hunter- and publicity Bernard Nathan. Committee chairmen appointed included, Americanism, Paul Spitznogle; bowling, James J, Smith; Boy's' State, Donald 0. Hess; child welfare, Bernard Rozzi; counter-subservive, William F. Bauer; educational activities, James C. Heimlech; golf, Arthur Best; Junior Legion baseball Robert S. Hunter and liaison officer of the Logansport Legion Lassies, Curtis Wells. THE 44TH ANNUAL Indiana Department Convention of the American Legion, to be held July 12 through July 15 at South Bend was announced at the recenl meeting. A gigantic parade will be hek on July 14. Representing the loca post in the parade and at the con vention will be Bob Hunter James Jackson, Aaron Hickman William Bauer, Everett Rice, Ro land Mayhill and Bernard Nathan Alternates selected were Curtis Wells, Douglas ' Martin,' Irvir Sherman, Alvin Summers, Dan Drompp, John Wirth and Pau Spitznogle. BRONZE PLAQUES, pins and certificates were recently award ed to seven junior'high schoo students who displayed outstand ing courage, scholarship, leadership, service and honor during the school year. The awards are presented each year by the loca! Legion Post. Winners this year included Don Kistler, Fairview eighth grade; Tim Medland, St. Bridget's; Carl Hodus, St. Vincent's; 'Thomas Alberts, St. Joseph's, all. awardec by Bernard Rozzi; Sandy Sim mons, Lincoln 'and Randy Ben nett, Lincoln, both awarded by Conrad Bauman and John Green, Riley, awarded by Jim Heimlech Still in Race, Says Boswell INDIANAPOLIS (OPI)-Indianapolis Mayor Charles Boswell saic today he "doesn't.scare easy," re, ferring to the 1st District endorsement of his chief opponent for the Democratic senatorial nomination, Birch Bayh. Boswell ,made the statemeni when he:announced he intends to pay his $2,500 filing fee today as a candidate for the sanatoria' nomination. He said he is stepping up his campaign against what he termed "the bpssed Democrat! state convention" and vowed he would fight "to the bitter end." Thursday Evening, June 14, 1962. Michigan Holds Lead In NCAA Tournament By DON PIEPER United Press International OMAHA, Neb. (UPI) -The stoul-hearted Wolverines of Michigan, who have survived two thril- Drs and run off with another victory, have a life to spare and he commanding position in the AA national baseball tournament. They enter tonight's semifinaj contest with Texas as the only unbeaten team irt the double-elim- nation college world series. In he first round, they nipped the jonghorns, 3-1,.on a ninth inning i o m e r. And Wednesday night, :hey charged from behind to deal Florida State its initial series defeat, 10-7. Florida State is re - matched with its first round rival, Santa Clara, in the oUier semifinal en counter. The Seminoles won the first time, 5-1. Texas Beats Ithaca Little Ithaca, which drew its squad from a male enrollment of only 1,000, was sent back to New York slate by the Texans Wednesday, 3-2. Santa Clara outlasted Holy Cross, 12-7, and ousted the Crusaders in the other losers' bracket game. Michigan wouldn't give up against Florida State even though the Seminoles hurried to a four- run lead in the second inning and were still in front, 7-5, after six frames. The Wolverines tied the score in the seventh and won the game in the eighth when reliefer Tommy Davis was charged with a Belinsky's Reputation As Playboy Gets Fuel By WILLIAM M. C. MILLER United Press International t B"E : y'E R L Y HILLS, Calif. ;UPi : )'.'•— Bo (No Hit) Belinsky, .he Los Angeles Angels' merrymaking moundsman who cruises ;he streets of Hollywood in his red Cadillac convertible, is gain- ng himself as big a reputation :or his pre-dawn dallying as for ais pitching prowness, The 25 - year - old rookie hurler wowed the sports world earlier in the season with a no-hit game against the Baltimore Orioles, and sinca then has made quite a name for himself with his extracurricular escapades that include dating movieland starlets Ann- Margret and Connie Stevens. His latest ante-meridian ' an- ;ic exploded Wednesday when he and fellow Angel rookie, Dean Chance, got involved in a yelling feud with their two female companions as they returned from a farewell party for Eddie Fisher, Club Fines Both The caper, which cost both an estimated $250 fine by the Angel bigwigs, was reported by a Beverly Hills police officer who said he came upon Belinsky pulling a woman into the seat of the flashy convertible at 5:15 a.m. Officer B. E. Gruenzel' said he approached the car and the woman, later identified as Gloria Eves, 33, yelled, "He beat me up." She pointed to a cut on her head that later required stitches to close. When tempers subsided it was explained that Belinsky and Chance were returning with the women, the other identified as Brigelt Whitaker, also 33, to the Ambassador Hotel, where the party started after Fisher's Cocoanut Grove appearance. Belinsky explained that they got into an argument and he stopped his car and told Miss Eves to get out and take a cab. Cut Accidentally He said, and she later concurred, that she was cut accidentally when a minor scuffle ensued in the car. There was no legal consequence of the incident as no arrests were made and no complaints filed, but both Belinsky and Chance drew more than raised eyebrows from the Angel management who slapped them with fines, but declined to make public the amount, Informed of the southpaw's post-pjirty entanglements, Fisher said, "I'm shocked to hear what happened. I think someone should talk to Bo and give him some good advice." run-scoring balk. Ron Tate doubled and moved to third on a play at the plate. Jim Steckley, who reached first on that fielder's choice, started what looked like a double-steal. Davis whirled, then checked his throw. Tate jogged home and Steckley was given second. Play Tight Game Texas and Ithaca played a tight game which was broken up by Bill Bethea's double for TexaiS in the seventh. The ball fell shallow and centcrfi elder Bob Vale- sente missed a diving attempt to catch it. The throw back to the infield was hobbled by shortstop Tom Terravano and Befhea scurried to third. He scored the winning run on Pat Rigby's sacrifice fly. Santa Clara bent down persistent threats by Holy Cross a- n d trotted into the semifinals. T h a Broncos piled up a. 5-0 edge in the first four innings only to find the Crusaders pressing, 6-5, after seven. The Broncs, which had been shoved into the losers' bracket from their pre-tourney status as favorite by dropping the opening game to Florida State, smacked seven singles and scored six runs in the eighth. Clarke County All-Star Game OK by NCAA SELLERSBURG, Ind. (UPI)— The Olark County All-Star basketball game has been certified by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, it was announced here today. The fourth annual game, to be played July 21 at Silver Creek High School, is believed to be one of only two Indiana all-star contests approved this year by the NCAA. 'Hie other is the annual Indiana-Kentucky All-Star series. The loams will be made up of players from the high schools in the county. The city team will have phyers from Jeffersonville, Clarksville and Clarksville Providence. The county team will be compos'Sd of flayers from Silver Creek, Charleston, Honryville, New Washington and Borden. The ;$ame is sponsored by the Clark Ctounly Council for Retarded Children. Merchants Try for First Win at Lafayette Friday The Logansport Merchants baseball team will try again Friday night to pick up its first win of the season hi the Central Indiana Baseball League when it faces Lafayette on the latler's diamond. Lafayette won a previous engagement between the two teams, 8-6.' Manager Jack Steinman said Thursday that Bob Linzey would take the mound against Lafayette Friday and that Bill Cuppy would have the chores Sunday when the Vice Probe WASHINGTON (UPI)—A strip leaser and a bar-girl told Senate investigators today that/ some nightclub owners in Calur-iet City, 111., and--Miami forced;girl entertainers to' become prostitutes. One platinum* blonde strip teaser, Corrine Suzelte Stein, said nightclubs in both spots treat B- girls "like animals." .The ..subcommittee 'is 1 'investigating whether there is any connection between AGVA and hoodlum- controlled nightclubs. f) • Buck Cager Signs With Football 11 COLUMBUS, Ohio (UPI) — John Havlicek, an All-America basketball player at Ohio State, left the sports world buzzing by deciding Wednesday to make his professional career with the Cleveland Browns of ,t3ie National' Football League. The muscular athlete had received offers from, four major league baseball. teams and from the champions of two professional basketball leagues — the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association and the Cleveland Pipers of the American Basketball.. League. He was the first draft choice of the the Browns in a move that caught the league by surprise. He played no footlball in college. His explanation of the jump from basketball to football: "I wanted to know if I can do it. I've always been optimistic and I. think I can. It has been a challenge to me ever since the Browns drafted me." Contract terms were withheld, but Havlicek's attorney, Robert Edwards, said it was a standard NFL agreement. It, does not contain a no-cut provision. Browns officials said he will have to make it as all other rookies do. both teams. "Hondo" was sevenlh draft choice of SIGN FOOTBALL PACTS ST. LOUIS (UPI) - The St. Louis Football Cardinals today announced'the .signing of three captains of Big Ten Conference lootball teams to 1962 contracts. They are Iowa quarterback Wilburn HoUis, .Purdue end John Elwell and George Mans, who played end at Michigan. Also signed, as free agents, were Don Vanderveldon, Wiscon sin's centcrlinebacker, and Notre Dame tackle Roger Wilke. Merchants return to Logan to take on Muncie at Riverside Park, jame time for the latter game is set for 2 p.m. Kokomo and Anderson remain undefeated" and lead the Western and Eastern divisions of the Central Indiana Baseball League after two weeks of play. Kokomo's Highlanders got another fine pitching effort from Del Walker in beating Frankfort 5-1 at Kokomo last Friday and then came from behind with a seven run rally in the 7th inning against Muncie Sunday for a 124 victory. Two four-run innings and scoreless pitching for 8 innings gave Muncie a 12-3 win at Richmond last Friday. Richmond aided the Muncie offense with 7 errors. Richmond came back Sunday and broke a 5 all tie with Frank- Fort with two runs in the last of the fifth inning for a 7-5 victory. Anderson opened its CIBL play with a well-played 3-2 win over previously unbeaten New Castle Saturday night. Sutlon was the winning pitcher although he gave up 11 hits. Anderson scored the winning run in the 9th inning. Bob Heady shut out the Lafayette Columbians for Anderson Sunday -nigh; and look a 3-0 win over Lafayette right-hander Gary Dixon. Heady struck out 18 and scat- ered 5 hits. There was only one error in the game. The Columbians apparently got all their hits Saturday night at Logansport in a 14-7 win. Bill Bresnahan and Elvin Weltzin hit two'homers each, Bresnahan had NewGostle Pitcher Signed by NYMets NEW YORK (UPI)—Two Indiana young men were among eight baseball prospects signed Wednesday by the New York Mets of the National League. The group included Eddy LaDuke, New Albany, Ind., Indiana University second baseman who led Big Ten batters this spring with:'a .431 average, and pitcher Mike Marsh of New Castle, Ind. Larry Humes Named All-Star Captain INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) — Madi- one with the bases loaded. Weltzin had two other hits in five times at bat. A seven run third and five run ninth were the big innings. Mike Purvis was the winner. Purvis came back Tuesday to pitch the Columbians to a 4-0 win over FrarMort and gave up only three hits and struck out 11. He also drovs in the first two runs with a doible. LEAGUE STANDINGS Western Division W L Pet. GB Kokomo ....4 0 1.000 ... Lafayette 2 2 .5002 Logansport 0 3 .000 3 1 A Frankfor:; 0 3 .0003% Eastern division W L Pet. GB Anderson 2 0 1.000 ... .600 Yi .500 1 .333 \Yi New Caslle 3 2 2 2 Richmond .. Muncie 1 2 Viet Guerrillas Kill American SAIGON, Viet Nam (UPI) — Communist Viet Cong guerrillas killed one American military man, and wounded two others Wednesday in a clash ne|r the Laotian border 375 miles north of here, U.S. military sources said today. The sources also disclosed that two battalions of South Vietnamese trcops launched a heavy attack early this morning, on Communist strongholds in the jungles north of Bien Hoa. U.S. .Army and Marine helicopters lar.ded 800 South Vietnamese soldiers in a clearing 74 miles north of Bien Hoa after a con- ccnlraled aerial bombardment. The American killed in Wednesday's :lash—an Army sergeant- was 11 ic 17th American to have died in South Viet Nam. One other military man is listed as missing. Reds Bolster Berlin Wall BERLIN (UPI) — Communist fortifications along the East-West Berlin border have been strengthened iu an attempt to seal all escape latches to the Western sector, West Berlin police reported today. The latest Communist move followed massive escapes by refugees in recent days through tun- son's Larry Humes, Indiana's Mr. jnels dug under the wall that di- Basketball, has been named captain of the high school All-Slar learn that meets Kentucky in the annual benefit series at Louisville Saturday night. Humes, a 6-4 sharpshooter, was vides Berlin. U.S. TEMPERATURES NEW YORK (UPI)-The lowest temperature reported to the U.S. Weather Bureau this morn- elected by his teammates to lead ling was 35 degrees at Redmond, the Hoosiers in the two-game < Ore. The highest reported series, with the return scrap at Wednusday was 102 at Phoenix, Butler Fieldhouse here June 23. , | and Giila Bend, Ariz.

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