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Two Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune STOCKPILE MINERALS Ike's Aide Accused Of Wasting Money WASHINGTON (UPI) - President Eisenhower's defense mobil- izer, acting on "someone's" orders, tinkered • with the critical materials stockpile and wasted taxpayers' money to help the lead-zinc mining industry, a mobilization official testified Wednesday. ' William N. Lawrence, a deputy director in the Office of Emer- Miami County Demos Leave PERU — Miami county Democrats Wednesday began leaving for the state convention which opens in Indianapolis Friday. 'County Chairman Russell Gallahan said the delegates are going uninstructed after the first ballot for a senatorial candidate. Delegates from the Fifth District have been pledged to cast their first vote for Mayor Jack Edwards of Mai-ion. Delegates are Charles E. Sutler, Glover E. Laird, Roscoe Zerbe, Nolan Worl, Richard McElheny, Arthur Gooch, William Anderson, Eugene Roller, Albert Lawrence, Fred Plothow, Jr., W. V. Palmer, Mrs. Robert Radel, Robert Tillett, Robert Schram, Mrs. Clara Nelson, Charles Grady and Henry Rentzel. Two officers and three members of the Young Democrats club will serve as pages at the con ; vention. They are President Mike Reinhardt; vice president, Patricia Kling and Dan Van Treese, Jim Palmer and Tom Burke, Alcatraz Escapees Believed Drowned WASHINGTON A. federal .prison official said Wednesday lack of new evidence about three escapees from Alcatraz Prison: supported his .belief they drowned, in the 'dark waters of San Francisco Bay. Fred Wilkinson, assistant .director of the Bureau of Prisons, said "no evidence has been found that they reached shore." Wilkinson just returned from an on-the-scene investigation of fee June 12 prison break. He said a lack of developments after nine flays, despite the intensive manhunt, reinforced his opinion that the prisoners drowned. He predicted their bodies would rise to the surface in about another week and would be sighted or washed ashore. WESTERN HORSE SHOW PLANNED AT IDAVILLE IDAVILLE-The White County Saddle Club of Monticello will sponsor a western horse show on Wednesday, July 4 at Idaville. The event is being conducted by the Idaville Fire Department Boosters. The show will start at 1 p.m. and will include 14 events. The Idaville Booster Club is planning to make this an annual' show. In case of rain it will be conducted July 15. The events will include pet and pleasure class for points 48 inches and under; an open pleasure class; western parade; musical chairs (14 and under); keg race; bucket race; ballon race (14 and under); barrel race; rescue race (bareback); musical chairs (15 and over); scoop shovel race; keyhole .race; Pony Express; obstacle race. Read the Want Ads! gency Planning (OEP), said former Defense Mobilizer Arthur S. Hemming pushed stockpile target objectives higher and higher by disregarding presidential directives and even his own 'previous instructions. The higher stockpile objectives were used to justify purchases of lead and zinc that were not needed for defense .mobilization purposes, Lawrence told the Senate armed services subcommittee studying the stockpile problem. "He (Flemming) had directions," Lawrence said. But he said Flemming never told him who gave the orders. Lawrence said Flemming's staff was dismayed by the juggling of stockpile targets. "I don't think anybody enjoyed wasting money like we did," the career civil servant testified. . Statistic supplied by the subcommittee showed that the government purchased $204.4 million worth of lead and zinc in the 1954-1958 period. The purchases contributed markedly to current surpluses of 1.4 million tons of zinc and 1 million tons of lead. At current market prices the lead-zinc inventories show paper losses .of $284.7 million. The market would drop further if the government tried to unload any substantial quantity of surpluses. Lawrence said the zinc-lead buying program started in 1854 with a presidential directive permitting long-range stockpile objectives for any material to be fixed at not less than one .year's normal domestic consumption. L Deaths in the News By United Press .International WHITE PLAilNS, N.Y. (UPD- Services. will be held today for Maurice T. Reilly, 61, executive vice -president of the Chicago Tribune-New York News Syndicate; Inc. Reilly, who died at his home here, was with the Chicago Tribune for 25,years before going to New York 'in 1553 as syndicate editor. Arrangements were being completed- for burial nest Monday m Forest Park, 111. MILAN, Italy (UPI) - Industrialist Mario Crespi, 83, owner of "Corriere Delia Sera," one of Italy's most influential newspapers, died Wednesday after a long illness. Crespi and two brothers also owned a number of factories, farms and a power house. NEW YORK (UPI) — Funeral services will be conducted today for Mrs. Jack R. Howard, 46, wife of the president and general editorial manager of Scripps-Howard Newspapers. - The Rev. Dr. Theodore C. Speers, chaplain of cadets at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y., will officiate at the services. Mrs. Howard, who died Wednesday in New York Hospital, was active in numerous civic and charitable organizations. WEST LOS ANGELES- (UPI)— Services will be held Friday for pioneer movie director Frank Borzage, 68, winner of the 1927 and 1931 Academy Awards for direction. Borzage's 1927 Oscar for "Sev : enth Heaven" was the first issued for direction. 5-YEAR-OLO DROWNS FREEPORT, m. (UPI)-A year-old boy drowned Wednesday in the city's Read Park swimming pool. SINGER WEDS—Miss Jane Fromaft, famed stage and screen songstress, Wednesday married Rowland Smith, assistant managing editor of the Columbia (Mb,) Tribune in ceremonies at Columbia. (UPI Unifax.) Parade Will MarkOpening Of Festival LEITERS FORD—Some 3,500 visitors are expected to attend the ninth annual Aubbeen'aubbee township: Strawberry .Festival Thursday, evening. The annual event, to be held at the athletic field in Leiters Ford, is field each year to purchase a piece of fire fighting equipment. Normally, a sedale arid quiet country town of a few hundred residents, Leiters Ford : once a year whoops it up with a promotion that makes the larger communities look on in envy when Strawberry Festival time rolls around.. - ,Festivities will get underway at 7:15 p.m. with a parade starting at the Leiters Ford church. • At the athletic field an entertainment program featuring some local performers will take place. The highlight of the.program will be the crowning of the new queen. Fresh strawberries, ofl course, will be in evidence in all forms, shapes 'and sizes throughout the evening. The food stands will open at 5 p.m. Another highlight of the Festival, will be a square dance, with Mike Paterson of Rochester doing the calling. This year, the project is a tank to go with the truck tractor that was bought from last year's profits. Then the fire department will have a new tank truck, giving it three trucks in all. The reigning Queen is Miss Nita Norman, vying for the crown she will present 1 are Janet Calhoun, 15; Dani Master, 15, and Melinda Jones, 16. The candidates have been campaigning for penny votes all over the county ,in recent weeks. FISHERMEN TO LOBBY WASHINGTON (UPI) - Fish- rmen will soon have a lobbying group in Washington'to help them ;et higher prices for their catch. The Seafarer's Union a n - nounced that its 16 locals would >e represented by an organization mown as the National Conference if Fishermen and Fish Cannery Vorkers. The group will attempt o remove a provision of an antitrust law that bars fisher-men's unions from bargaining on prices f fish before they sail on a voyage. ' .1 SKIN1TOH DON'T SCRATCH IT! Scratching spreads infection causing MORE pain. Apply quick-drying ITCH-ME-NOT' instead. Itching quiets,.down in minutes and antiseptic action helps speed healing. Fine for eczema, insect bites, foot itch, other surface rashes. If not pleased, .your 48c back at any drugstore. TODAY at Porter's Drug Store. COUPON SPECIAL! FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JUNE 22-23 •oBm COUPON HOU NORTHERN BATHROOM TISSUE LIMIT 4 ROLLS PER COUPON REG. 14c ROLL Coupon good Friday and Saturday, June 22-23 only. .'.' ROLL Limit one coupon per family.— No phone orders or deliveries on coupon items. FLANEGIN ACE HARDWARE 310 EAST MARKET Special Honors for Two LHS Graduates Mary J. Lebo and James D. Ellars have won four-year scholarships, awarded,. annually to . children of Pennsylvania Railroad em. ] through company student- aid plans. . The' Logansport high 'school students are among 22 sons and seven daughters of-railroad employes awarded these grants, which total $81,800 in value, "The ' 29 scholarships, highest number ever awarded for; a single ;year, cover all or part of the cost .of study for the '.winners,' who will- enter 24 'colleges, funiver'si- Farnv Leaders to four Europe Milfred-W. House, rural route 1, Royal Center; Ralph Maggart; rural ioute'3,' Delphi; John Me- Sormick, rural route I, Bring- burst .and Elmer I-..E. Schmaltz, rural 'route 2, Royal Center will, join; thirty Indiana ^agriculture leaders who will leave Saturday, July 7- for a 21-day tour of Communist .countries. They arc all members of the 1062 Indiana People-To-People program. The group will leave -from Indianapolis to -fly on the first leg 1 of the journey which, will take them to.Belgium, the'Soviet'Un r ion, Hungary, Poland, Germany and France. Meetings, interviews, visits and receptions are scheduled through, out the 21 days. The Indiana citizens will take part in meetings with United States 'and foreign government authorities and become acquainted with their occupational counterparts. • The purpose of the visit "is to learn,- in person, methods and working conditions, and to. at : tempt to improve understanding and relations between America and the people behind the Iron Curtain. ties and technical schools in September." and 'James W. Grain, vice-president, public and employe relations of the railroad. Miss Lebo is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F,rancis L. Lebo, 615 thirteenth St. She has been accepted at • Purdue University, where she will major in mathematics, and minor in science. Her father, is a brakeman on the freight run. between Logansport and Columbus, Oi • Ellars, son .of Mr. and Mrs. Elbert H. Ellars, at 1215 Smead St., will 'study at Indiana Central College at'Indianapolis to become a 'teacher of political science. ;Both Miss Lebo and Mr. Ellars have been' invited to join the other scholarship winners to a special luncheon'honoring them on Tues day, June 26, in Philadelphia, where; James M. Symes, Pennsylvania board chairman, will be host. Both. •- students received the scholarships through the Women's Aid of the : Pennsylvania System. Others were given their assistance through the Frank Thomson Scholarships, endowed in 1907 by the children of the sixth president of the Pennsylvania, and the John dlark Sims Scholarship, endowed in 1D09 in memory of a former secretary of the Pennsylvania, and available quadrennially for' four- years of tuitioh at the University of Pennsylvania; U.S. Bond Sales Lester A. Kaye, Chairman of the Cass County U. S., Savings Bonds Committee, has received a report revealing that the county's Savings Bonds Sales for May were $86,199.00 compared with $86,885.00 for the corresponding period of last year. The state's sales for'May were $10,621,465 and $10,510,155 for the like period of 1961—a gain of 1.1 per cent. Forty-nine of the state's ninety-two counties reported sales gains for the month when com pared with,May 1961. Thursday Evening, June 21,1962. True life Adventures] LOST WDFUJ> SOME ASTKOMOMEKS THEOKKE THAT OMOS THERE "WAS A BCfPY IK OUR SOL-AR SVSTSM AS Wiill I)ikncr1*>wluctlm« World Blalii* ReMmd •BKOUGHT TT <£J-iOSSc TO MASSIVE dLWmei? WHOSE — GIAVJT WJU-, AUOMS \NnH ~WKT Of THE SUN'S, ^KR^TEP 1 HUOJE 'BTZSAX-Ur F-OROES^INAU-V/ MIUJONS Of YEW^S , AGO, Pl-AVJKT V EXP.l.Ot?St7. BTS .OFF IN AU- SOME BECAME Asrasatas, scwB/MErsi BE<2AME WANPEKIMS COMETS WHICH SOi-AK SVBTJSM TOPXY. , ANP OTHERS Deny Motion to Dismiss U. S. Tax Evasion Case HAMMOND, Ind. (UPI) — The defense was expected to rest its case today in the federal tax eva- ion trial of Hammond City councilman G. Homer Wolf. Wolf's legal counsel moved for . directed verdict of acquittal Wednesday after the government rested. But Judge Robert A. Grant denied the motion. Palmer Singleton, Jr., Hammond city attorney in 1955, was the sole defense witness Wednesday. He told the jury he drew up an ordinance that year banning sand mining at the request of Vernon Anderson, who was mayor of Hammond then. Singleton said Anderson asked for the ordinance after a child drowned in a gravel pit left by a sand mining project. Singleton also identified a later ordinance amending the first. The amended o r d i n ance permitted sand mining operations under certain rules. Wolf was indicted last February on charges he failed to report income allegedly received from the Missouri Valley Dredging Co., a sub-contractor on construction of the Indiana "'oil Road. CWA SUSPENDS OFFICIAL WASHINGTON (UPI) — The Communications Workers of America (CWA) said Wednesday- it has suspended one of its officials on charges of conspiring" with the Tciimslers Union. The AFIXHO Union said the action was taken against Kenneth A. Silvers, national director of its Western Electric installation bargaining unit. A spokesmai] said petitions from locals charged that Silvers has been meeting secretly with Teamsters officials in an attempt to lead the 18,000-mcmbcr CWA unit into the Teamsters Union. GOODjfYEAR NOW! with our famous original •'{if ""• ',%i '">'-!/../*••?- "••"'(<;' 'ty* ' '...'^'''.- -,"•'' •'•'. £**•'* GRIP I-, Buick -Speciat'- Cancer C I ' Olds F-85 ,, Vafeuti- * ' Corvaif - Rambler,, fill I Chevtotet , Merctijy, 'ca'lMC Ford ',-; v< faatittc'' I' PlynKMith >/ Ifudsofc ; -^ ser ' '• J.OQ**4 V/f The Famous Tread Design 'Formerly Delivered on Millions ; and Millions of New Cars.' 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