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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 1

Logansport, Indiana
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Monday, June 25, 1962
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* * J-0GANSPORT POBLIC LIBRAlo Council OKs Appropraiations WE S P 0;N S 0 R ONLY ,THE' WORTH WHILE LOGANSPORT, INDIANA Founded in 1844— Leased United Press ' International News, Photo Wires MONDAY EVENING, JUNE 25, 1962. For All Newspaper'Depo Telephone 4H1 Price Per Copy, Ten Cents HALT BERLIN INCIDENTS I State Changes Ruling The Cass county council approved $15,610.14 in additional appropriations and transfers of county funds Monday morning in a special session in the auditor's • office. At the same time Auditor Raymond Beckley revealed that the State Board of Tax Commissioners has given belated approval to $1,427.92 in additional appropriations which it previously had rejected on the grounds that they did not represent a real emergency. THE ITEMS which the state board approved in a reversal ol its previous action were $762.92 for repairs to a damaged voting machine, $1,10 for assessment supplies, $75 for furniture for the county assessor, $160 for furniture for the courthouse, and $30( in tax refunds, resulting from the discovery of some duplicate assessments on (he same property. The Pharos . Tribune recently pointed out in an editorial thai the state board apparently didn'l know what it was doing when il rejected the $130 item for assessment supplies since the board itself previously had instructed county officials to purchase those new assessment forms. THE ADDITIONAL appropriation requests submitted to the council Monday totaled $16,640.38, but the council trimmed these to $15,610.14 before approving them. The largest item was $14,507.14 taken from the cumulative bridge fund, $6,552 of it for the construction of a new Benner bridge and the other $7,955.14 for repair of the Beck bridge. The council allowed a'$500 transfer for county road signs, $193 for fox bounties, and a $50 transfer from county superintendent office supplies to the county attendance officer's salary. IT,CUT OUT $500 for repair of the courthouse and $130.24 for tax refunds, the latter item because the state board already had belatedly allowed it. It reduced the county agent's- request of $260 for furniture to $60 and his $500 request for wages of extra help to $300. The Weather Forecast Northern 3rd Indiana Mostly sunny this afternoon; partly cloudy tonight and Tuesday. A little cooler Tuesday. Low tonight 58 to 64. High Tuesday 72 •to 77. Central & South Indiana Partly cloudy, less humid anc litlle temperature change through Tuesday. Chance of scatteret thundershowers southwest tonigh or Tuesday. Low tonight 55 to 63 High Tuesday in the 80s. Sunset today 8:17 p.m. Sunrise Tuesday 5:18 a.m. Outlook for Wednesday: Fai north and central, partly cloudy south. Cooler. Lows near 50 nortl to low 60s south. Highs mostly ir the 70s. SUNDAY Z p.m.. 3p.m.. 4 p.m.. 5 p.m.. 6 p.m.. 7 p.m.. 8 p.m.. 9p.m.. ..83 ..83 ..85 ..83 ..83 ..82 ..74 ..71 lOp.ra 69 11 p.m.......68 Mill, 67 Hi Year Ago . Lo Year Ago MONDAY la.m. 66 2a.m 64 3a.m 62 4a.m...—61 5a.m 80 6a.m 63 7a.m ,..66 Sa.m 69 9a.m 72 10 a.m.......73 11 a.m.......75 Noon 79 Ip.m S3 2p.m ..85 7 m Barometer Bare, at 2 p.m., 29.80, steady River Stage River at 7 a.m., 3.58 SEEK INDEPENDENCE TITLE—These eight girls arc candidates for Miss Independence, 1962. The winner will be crowned as one of the highlights of the Old Fashioned Fourth of July celebration here July 2, 3 and 4. They are, front, lelt to right, Kathie Mc- Kain, Judy Cunningham, Nancy Bookwallsr and Doris Kay Kieslirig; back row, Chcril Kcid, Sheryl Samlcrs; Beverly Schcercr and Annette Cooper. Tlic Jaycecs have placed containers with pictures of the candidates in local stores. . Peru Man, 58, Critically Hurt PERU — Monroe E. Alfrey,.58, if 423 East Third St., a prominent ilumbing and heating contractor, was critically injured shortly be- ore midnight Saturday in a traf- ic accident at a street intersec- ,ion on Kokomo's north side. He sustained fractures of both lis legs, a broken right hip, cuts on the back of his head, and in- :ernal injuries including a rup- ;ured spleen. THE CAR IN WHICH he was riding was struck broadside by i car driven by Keith Snow, 17, Cokomo. Police said Snow and an- drag other Kokomo youth were •acing. Snow left the scene but aler turned himself in, at the hospital: Alfrey's son Jerry, 16, who also was riding in the car with him, escaped serious injury. Two brothers of Alfrey's, both of Kokomo, were hospitalized with slight injuries. Alfrey was thrown out-'of the car. Snow was arrested on a charge of reckless driving and delinquency. Plan Road 25 Resurfacing The Indiana 'State Highway Commission will open' bids Tuesday on the- resurfacing of- 9:399 miles of Indiana 25 north of Logansport. The new pavement will extend from the north edge of Logansport to 2.55 miles .northwest of Indiana 16.,.- ...Among 11 other resurfacing projects for which bids will be opened at the .same time is one 1 in White and Tippecanoe counties on Indiana: 53. ; PARI-MUTUEL BETTING INVENTED IN 1865 Pierre Oiler, a ; perfumer in Paris, invented the pari-mutuel system of betting in 1865.. It was his answer to; what-he called widespread ,cheating', by Paris race track-.bookies. But Classified ads in -Pharos-. Tribune & Press enable, every- body.to profit in a strictly honest way! • .-...'• -.'. Dial 4141 for ah ad-writer, tell her what you'd like to sell, rent, buy, and results are on the way to you! ; Pharos-Tribune & Press FAMILY WANT ADS Phone 4141 Problems Ahead for Birch Bayh JMDIAWAfPOLIS (UPI), - Birch 3ayh,Jr. of Terre Haute relaxed oday after winning a hard-fought laltle 'for the .Democratic sena- orial nomination, but his. headaches have-just begun. ; Party veterans like former Gov. -lenry F. Schricker, national com- niitteeman Alex Campbell, Fort Vayne, .and former agricultun! secretary Claude Wickard could ell the 34-year-old Bayh he .faces an uphill fight in the fall election. During his 18 years in the Senate, Republican Sen. Homer E. Capehart trounced all three, de- spitejhe fact they were -formidable 1 candidates with loads: of jacicground and qualifications. But most of Bayh's problems ie within his own parly, and they range from the right to the left. Among them: —How to. make the laborite ions sit down with t the conserya- :ive lambs oFfiis own parly, Bayh s deeply indebted lo Dallas Sells, Indiana AFL-CIO president, but ie likewise garnered hearty, sup- jort from .numerous conservative rural party | chiefs. —Mow much of President Kennedy's New. Frontier program should be swallowed in this deeply conservative state that gave Richard M. Nixon ,his biggest per capita- majority in the nation in the I960 presidential election. Bayh already has said he may differ -with some White House policies. -Jffow .far to back all-out reapportionment. of. the Legislature, on the population basis while , the farmer-backed. Republicans favor the federal system : wilh the Senale on 'a geographical; formula and the House only, by population. Fervent feeling of the Country boys is against giving niore legislators to; the 1 big, city areas. —Bow : to take sides in a possible bid' of "Governor Welsh, .his Statehouse. patronage backer, for the 1984 senatorial: nomination against, Sen.-' Vance : Hartke, to whom Bayh owes nothing inci dentalljf, : and in the possible can did'acy-'of Roger D. Bra'ni'gm,., La fayette attorney, for governor the same'year. •' • —How''to' raise badly neede( campaign funds without aritagonu ing -the slate workers, often badly hit for the Apolitical:' tambourim through the long months, of the Welsh, regime, • ".".-' -.—How'. to overcome the GOP primary, lead in Marion County largest in the state which already shows signs of remaining Republi can, particularly in light of Bayh': slaughter .of: Indianapolis Mayo: Charles H. Boswell at ..the slate convention,. CROPS DAMAGED $ Million Storm Loss In Carroll DELPHI — A hail storm that wept Northern Carroll County rom Lake Freeman on the west o the Wabash River on the east crushed crops of wheat, corn and oybeans to such an extent Sat- irday night that estimates on the iamage : have ranged as high as jver a million dollars. Farms in Jefferson and Adams 'ownships were, crushed, under he' impact of hail stones that were described as being,"almost as big as a half dollar," by one if. the farmers. The storm: centered in the Yeoman area and ranged north .and south between a mile and two miles in width. Most' of the farmers struck by he wind, rain and hail estimated he length of the storm as close ,o 30 minutes. FRANK LYBROOK, whose farm s in Jefferson Twp., said he didn't know of the storm until neigh>ors called to tell him. He lives hree miies south of the farm on U. S. 421 and said thai no hail 'ell in that area. ,' Lybrook said some 25 to , 30 acres of the 96.acre far.m lost all .he crops as wheat heads were shattered and 1 only stems of corn stalks were left. He staled that soybeans were also cut off. . Marvin Bullock, an Adams Twp farmer said 'the' storm lasted, 30 minutes on his : farm and that the ail stones werei close to the size f a half dollar. He said the tones completely; covered 1 the ground around his farm and dam- ge to the 160 acres was tremen- ously high and that the corn rop was -probably lost 'complete y. "The hail left'scars on the vest side of the stalks;where the pnv grows,", he said, -"I doubt here's much left." -DEAN, MILLS, whose farm is ibr-th of .Bullock's'in'Jefferson 'wp., said'the hail on'his'farm asted close, to 30 minutes and lie hail stories were bigger than arge marbles. , ' ', ' He estimated^ his loss-to'.wheat, com.'and beans, to be at least 50 >e'rcenL" Mills •' said, the- hail covered; at least 150 acres of, his 240 acre'farm and that the, wheat was completely. - shattered by the stories. Roscoe Bryant, who, farms west of Bullock, said he thought his damage would be close, to 80 pet- cent ot the crops. "I'm not completely sure yet,. I'll just'have to wait-for the insurance .men.'! . ANOTHER Jefferson Twp. -farmer, .Ernie Scott, said 'his 200 acres, probably lost'60 per cent of its crops.."It sure doesn't look Cyclist Hurt In Collision Richard Johnson, 15, son of Mr, and Mrs. Gilbert Johnson of 70( W Wabash Ave, was reported in fair condition in Memoiial hos pital Monday after he was knocked from his bicycle in a collision with a car at 10 02 p m Sunday The boy suffered abrasions MI scratches on the right knee, right elbow and the left side of his chest when he rode into the side of s 1957 sedan driven by Mis Wilma Mae Shaffer, 48, of rural roule 2 wty The accident occuried at the intersection of "Erie Avenue ant King Slreet Police said the auto mobile was traveling wesl on Erie Avenue and the bicycle rider was going south on King Street The bicycle was destroyed, po lice said There was no damage to the automobile Stocks Lower NEW YORK (UPI)- Stock showed moderate losses in the popular averages near the noon hour today. Set Cass Events For Fair A crew of men has been working two months preparing the Cass county fairgrounds',for,/the opening of the 47th anriaa'S-'irounty fair on Sunday, July 22, it was announced Monday by Ben Pennington, president, and William Thomas, Jr., secretary of the Fair Association. The Swenso'n Aulo Thrillcade, which never before has played the midwest, will be the .Sunday and Monday attraction of fair week. THERE WILL be three nights of horse racing, according to James Chase, Delbert Smith, and Robert Willis, newly elected fair board member. The Floyd Gooding shows anc rides have been contracted again Ihis year for the midway, according to Dewey Schmidt, superintendent of concessions. The race track will be in its best condition for the Indiana Trotting andi Pacing Horse Asso ciation entries. Some of the best harness race.horses in -this section of the country will run. here, fair officials. said. The fair will end July 28, THE FAIRGROUND will be busy place during July, fair offi cials pointed out. The Jaycee have rented it next Monday, Tues day and Wednesday for the three day Old Fashioned Fourth of Julj celebration. On Saturday, July 14, the Clydi Beatty-Cole Brothers circus wil ,be at the fairground under, th sponsorship of the Loganspor Shrine club. ;qotl," said Scott, lamage I've ever 'It's''-the worst suffered." Scott stated that the dnvmg wind that forced the hail oh the crops added lo the damage AH he farmers said that before a monetary estimate could be put on the loss insurance men would iiaive to make an investigation. Many of the faimers said they had not yet seen all the possible damage and estimates in terms o! acreage could tun even higher. THERE WERE many other Can oil County farmers who also received the blunt of the hail. One source said the value of the loss' in the area could run nearly to $1,500,000, but most of the farmers thought this figure to be higher than actual losses School Board Meets Tonight The Logansport school board will hold a special session Monday night to sell eight buildings to be moved to make way foi the proposed Columbia junior high school. Sealed bids on seven houses and a grocery stoie, between 1302 and 1328 North Third St.. will be opened in the school administration building at 7 30 p m School Supenntendent Carl Zim- meiman said the sale of the buildings was the only item on the agenda for the meeting. 15 Resolutions Oppose Medicare At AMA Meeting CHICAGO (UPI) - Fi-ftee strong resolutions opposing , th administration's medicare pro gram were presented to the open ing : session of American Medica Association's House of Delegate ;oday. Delegations from 15 stales thre resolutions condemning Ihe at ministration-backed King - Ander son bill into the hopper at th start of the. policy-making group 1 lllth annual meeting, Almost an "equal number" < resolutions— 11 —were introduce opposing Society Security cove: age'for physicians. The, resolutions, were lo be re ferred" to , committees and acte upon later during the AMA's wee long convention. ' There were. no signs of a flo< fight over medicare. Not a singl resolution favoring the admini tration proposal for medical car of the aged, to-be financed throug the .social security system was ir troduced, Young Utah Bike Rider Stops Here A 13-year-old Utah boy, pedal- ng a bicycle to Massachusetts or a summer vacation, stopped Logansport Sunday night and evealed details of his unusual Dean Millman, son of Mr. and drs. Henry Millman, of Sunset, JWh, said he planned to" visit vith friends and relatives in his irmer home town of Williams- own, Mass., until 'the latter part f August when he will return to Utah by bus in time to enter the linlh grade at the Sunset high :chool. THE BOY WAS the guest of the Central fire station during the ight and said he has been given ood and shelter in fire stations ince leaving Lincoln, Neb., about me week ago. The bicycle the boy is riding s a specially constructed bike vith ten. speeds and capable of raveling 50 miles per hour. He old firemen he averages approx- mately 100 miles per day. He ar •ived in Logansport shortly after p.m. Sunday after a 97 mile trip rom Gillman, 111, HE LEFr Logansport during he late morning hours Monday, and had no definite plans 'regard: ng his destination Monday night. He said he eats in restaurants when not treated-rat fire stations. He had planned the trip, with us parents cooperation, since early last fall. He had traveled 1,549 miles when he arrived in Logansport Sunday night, according to the special speedometer on the bicycle. He said he thought he had another 1,000 miles to go before arriving at his destination. • Propose Bic Four Meeting LONDON (UPI) - The United States, Britain and France called on Russia; loday to halt shooting incidents by Communist guards along the: Berlin border. They proposed u meeting of four power representatives in Berlin to discuss how to avoid further dangerous incidents .n the divided city. The Western call was made in identical notes'delivered in Moscow today. The British note was released tiy the Foreign Office in London. The Big Three Western powers firmly rejected responsibility for recent incidents in Berlin and said the present difficulties are due "exclusively to the illegal and inhumane action of East Berlin authorities. The three Western powers urged Russia "to take the necessary steps lo ensure that firing by East E^rlin and East German guards is halted forthwith. The notes blamed the Commu- lists for shooting incidents along he Berlin wall and warned that any such action .that endangers West Berlin will meet "the ap- >ropriate counter-action." The Wsslcrn notes suggested .he present trouble "could be examined preferably in- Berlin be- ween rjpresentatives of the Jnited S'.iates, United Kingdom, France -and the U.S'.S.R. with a view to avoiding, by all appro- jriate methods, the recurrence of Sad Anniversary For Aged Couple INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) — For months, Edward Martin-, 70, .and his wife, Ida Marie, 78, had looked forward to their golden wedding anniversary. They made plans to celebrate it Sunday with an open house al their home at the southeast edge of Indianapolis, and more than 10( friends were expected to join them, their son and three grand children. When Martin tried to awaken his, wife on the celebration day he found her dead in bed. . Services will be held Wednes day, and Mrs. Martin will be 'buried in the pink dress she hac planned to wear at the anniver sary observance. U.S. TEMPERATURES NEW YORK (UPD-The lowest temperature. reported to the U.S Weather Bureau this morning wa 42., degrees at Drummond,, Mont The highest reported'Sunday was 115 degrees at Yuma, Ariz., ant Imperial, Calif. in particular by (o facilitate the such incidents, ieeking means movement of persons and goods nsids Berlin." Diplomatic sources said the 5lan 'was that the military commandant of the Big Four powers in Berlin should meet for talks without delay. The notes of the three Western powers were in reply to Soviet notes of Tune 7 which blamed the West for (lie recent incidents in Berlin. Flight Engineers Fail to Attend Airline Talks WASHINGTON (UPD-SlrikJng flight engineers, failed to send representatives to scheduled Now York negotiations with Eastern Airlines today us Labor Secretary Arthur J. Goldberg weighed a proposed- legislative crackdown against such walkouts. Jack Robinson of Miami, president of Ihe Flight Engineers International Association's Eastern Air lines chapter, wired the National Mediation Board here that he had not beer: notified of the scheduled New York meeting. He sad he would fly to Washington, however, to be "available for any such meetings" later. BLOOD DONOR-George Dick, of Portland, Ore,, visiting in Logansport, gave a pint o£ blood to the Kiwams-sponsored Red Cross Bloodmobile Monday morning. The registered nurse is Mrs. Alycc Wallace, ot Fort • Wayne, who accompanied the unit to Cass county. First five donors Monday were Mi:s. Frances Smith, Mrs. Thyra Witmycr, Joe Klou, Jack Culp and Wayne Ross. Red Cross officials cxpccted'thc quota of 125 pints to be met after 41 pints had been given during the first, two hours. (Staff Photo.) PUBLIC Iffiffi'y

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