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106AMSPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY Jfontiay Evening, June 25,1962. U.S. Needs More Recreation Spots EDITOR'S NOTE' On paper, the United Slates has plenty of recreational land. But the nation's parks are becoming as crowded as Times Square. In the following dispatch, the head . of a new government agency designed to solve the problem says the trouble is that most of the land is where the people are not. He explains how his agency hopes to overcome this "people pressure" on the parks. | By LOUIS CASSELS United Press International WASHINGTON (UPI) — America's outdoor playgrounds are desperately overcrowded this summer. The situation will get progressively worse in the years ahead unless the nation moves swiftly to provide more parks, picnic grounds and swimming holes for a growing population with a growing amount of leisure time. So says Dr. Edward C. Crafts, director of the U.S. government's new Bureau of Outdoor Recreation. Crafts' bureau was established !n the Interior Department for the express purpose of promoting more and better facilities for camping, hiking, fishing-, swimming, boating, and other outdoor recreation, including pleasure driving along scenic highways. Ventriloquist Will Give Program at Vacation Sc'hool Miss Karen Lucas, of Olive Nazarene college, a ventriloquist, will present a 'Special program for the Vacation Bible School pupils at the Nazarene church at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The affair is open to the public. The closing program of the school will be at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. A picnic will be held at the Fairview Park on Friday, June 29, from 5 to 6 p.m. Each one is to bring a sack lunch. At 6 pm. all will go to ihe church for the closing session. Teachers of the 'School are as follows: Kindergarten—Mrs. Mary Odom; Primary—Mrs. Carlson; Juniors—Mrs. Wilma Rupe; Junior High—Mrs. Doris Dodrill. Other helpers were: Judy Odom, Mrs. Florence Shaw, Ruth Murray, Linda Shaw, Martha Ghatfield, Mrs. Connie Rhodes, Brenda Chatfield, Mrs, Merle, Merlin Demaray, Cecil Dodrill, Cecil Wallace, Rev. G, C. Morgan, Pastor; IVfrs. G. C. Morgan and Mrs. Cecil Wallace, directors. Probe Arson in Two-Alarm Fire At Indianapolis INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) - Fire officials here said a .two-alarm fire at the Dale Horning Roofing & Sheet Metal shop early today was arson. P'ire Prevention Chief Charles Hill said evidence indicated the fire was. set, possibly by two men seen by the night watchman a lew hours before he discovered the blaze. The watchman, Sylvan Lee Phillips, 34, Indianapolis, said he discovered the fire a little after mid' night. Thirteen pieces of fire equipment battled the fire for nearly four hours. At one lime, the 'flames threatened a nearby home. No estimate of the damage done to the one- slory corrugated metal building was made. Quantities of roofing, insulation, and plastic cement were destroyed by the fire. $200,000 Fire GARY, Ind. (UPI) - A three- alarm fire here Sunday caused an estimated $200,000 damage to warehouse owned by Indiana Wholesale Food Supply Inc. Officials said today they suspected vandals started the blaze in a box car on a siding near the building. The fire was brought under con trol in about an hour after nearlj all of Gary's fire equipment was ordered to the scene. Crafts said in an interview that Americans, who now live mostly in cities, are 'becoming more avid every year in their pursuit of a patch of nature in which to pic nic, swim, take a walk or just look at the scenery. During the 1950s, white the U.S. population grew 15 per cent, visits to national parks rose 86 per cent. Increased mobility because of 'better cars arid highways, and the additional leisure time provided by a shorter average work week, have contributed to the mounting demand for outdoor recreation facilities. The result, said Crafts, is thai "some of our more popular parks now look like Times Square at the peak of the tourist season." Moreover, projections of present trends show that the "people pressure" on recreation facilitiei is likely to triple by the end ol this century. In Wrong Places On, paper, it looks as though America should have abundan space for outdoor recreation More than 250 million acres are publicly designated for that purpose, including 26 million acres ol national parks, 6 million acres o: state parks, and 180 million acres of national forests. 'But, Crafts pointed out, "most o his land is where the people are not." Specifically, 72 per cent of :he public recreational acreage is n western states, where 15 per cent of the population lives. Thj northeastern states, with 15 per cent of the people, have only 2 per cent of the park lands. Providing more outdoor recrea ion opportunities within e a s reach of major population centers n the East is a major go; he new bureau. It will not build or operate any r acilities itself. Its main jobs an (1) to coordinate the activities o .he 20 or more federal agencie which are already involved di rectly or incidentally in the man agement of lands which can bi used for outdoor recreasion; am (2) to stimulate greater efforts bj state and local governments, am private enterprise, to meet tfo rising demand for open-air play grounds. Before Congress Several pieces . of legislatioi now pending in Congress ar needed to further this program Crafts said. He expressed, hope .tha Congress will complete, a c ti o soon on a bill authorizing his bu reau to distribute $50 million matching grants to encourag stales to develop plans for ou door recreation programs. A few slates, such as New York, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, California, New Jersey, Massachusetts and 'Michigan, already are moving ahead in this area. But most are dragging their feet. Crafts said private enterprise also can and should play a big part in providing outdoor recreation facilities. His bureau plans to stimulate such action by pointing out that such undertakings have proved highly profitable; "There is a great opportunity here for some of the nation's rural depressed areas," he said. "Development of their natural scenic assets could give a tremendous economic boost to many areas — northern Minnesota and West Virginia, for example." For New Lands Another bill before Congress would set up a land acquisition fund to be financed by proceeds from admission fees at federal recreation areas, motorboat gaso. line taxes and other charges. This money would be used to buy new lands for national parks and seashores. Expenditures for new recreation facilities are not frivolous, Crafts said, but an overdue national investment in assuring. all Americans "permanent access to 13 Arrested For Parking On Cass Road More than eighty young people ook. advantage of the warm .veather to go swimming in the orbidden 1 waters of' the Kenneth stone quarry west of Logansport unday, but it turned out to be an expensive swim for 13 of them. After ordering all of the swim- tiers out of the private property, State Trqopers Richard Keyes and •len Hosier arrested those who iad parked their cars on the raveled part of the road.' ALTHOUGH THERE were ap- woximately 30 cars there, more nan half, had managed to park completely off the road. More than half of the swimmers were from Kokomo, but one cou- jle came from as far away, as Auburn because they had heard .t was a good place to swim. The quarry has been repeatedly >osled by the owner, with "No Trespassing" signs, but someone .ears the signs down a? soon as hey are put up. STATE POLICE pointed out .hat it is illegal to swim on private property even if there are no such signs up. Every summer ;hey find it necessary to make arrests because swimmers park on the road there. ( Thieves also make a habit of rifling cars that are parked there In many cases locked cars have jeen broken open and valuables stolen. Those arrested for parking on the road Sunday afternoon were: Randolph Keyes, 19, Richarc Caldwell, 18, Larry Ballard, 21 Legrand Stage, 16, Edward Heck man, 55, and James Osborn, 16 all of Kokomo; Jimmy McCarty 31, Auburn; David Kummings, 16 Lafayette; Donald Rush, 22, Bun ker Hill Air Force Base; William Hale, 20, route 6, Rensselaer; Michael Hook, 18, route 4, city; Thomas Coleman, IB, route 1 city; and Rebecca Armstrong, 18 New Haven. ALL EXCEPT Miss Armstrong are to be arraigned in the loca justice of the peace court. She is going to city court, McCarty and Coleman were fined $1 and costs on their plea? of guilty shortly after their ar rests. Sheriff Arrests Otterbein Man Hobart Castile, 58, of Otterbein Was turned over to Porter countj authorities Sunday morning afte being arrested by Sheriff Bernart Leavitt Saturday. Castile was returned to Porte county to face charges of larceny He is accused of taking an oul board motor and a large box o ls valued at $350. from a far mer living near Valparaiso, their outdoor heritage," The opportunity to spend a few hours or days among the beauties of nature, he said, "is essential to the cultural, physical, moral and spiritual well-being of the American people." •To l^ypu MEED. .;yy j<m«.&.".*y WHEN YOU WANT IT! Use our money if you wish f e take advantage of Ihe many attractive bargains ihe stores are now offering. You'll find our loan plan fast and convenient. O A.C loons Op to $500 ORP OR A T I ON 325 PEARL STREET Opposite Telephone Company Logoniport, Indiano TELEPHONE 5101 Office HcHire: Doily 7-5; Werfnesdoy & Snhndny f-M SAVINGS DEPOSITS WASHINGTON- The Securitie and Exchange Commission re leased a report indicating on cause of the big market brea was that for months prior to people had been taking money ou of the stock market to put it i savings institutions. In the fir. quarter of this year, the SK said, about $1 billion was Will drawn in this way—from stock while savings deposits made record $4.4 billion gain. SCIENTIFIC EXHIBIT—Doctor and Mrs. John Williams of Detroit, Mich,, watch Miss Lee Comendo demonstrate quality control o[ medicine at a booth at the American Medical Association lllth annual convention at MeCormick Place'in Chicago Sunday. There were more than 400 scientific exhibits available. (UPI) Expect Vote Soon On Pension Bill WASHINGTON (UPI)—Backers of a controversial $11 billipn pension bill for veterans of World War I said today they were about over the top in their drive to force the bill to a House vote. Opponents said they feared the Dili's supporters were right. They said they believed also that the jill, once it got to the House loor; would be passed. The bill has been blocked in House Veterans Affairs Commit. However, the Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A., Inc., a 215,000-man ex-service group that sponsored the bill, said 192 House 'members had signed petition to discharge the bill from committee and bring it to a vote in the House. House sources confirmed the count, except that they said an additional name or two might have been added. To make the petition, effective, 219 signatures are needed (a majority of the •House). The veterans group said "it now appears virtually certain" the required number will be obtained. Veterans Committee Chairman Olin E. league, D-Tex., a decorated arid wounded infantry vet cran of World War H, says World War I veterans now are covered and should be, under the same non - service ^.connected pension laws that apply to veterans o: World War IT and Korea. Teague says action to increase compensation checks for veterans disabled in service is more urgen than legislation to liberalize pay ments lo (hose disabled in civilian ife. Under the so-called "one-ies' : (for World War I) bill the exist ng tests of age and disability would be eliminated for veterans of World War I, and needs tests would be liberalized. Mont'hly payments would be $102.37. Present law provides sliding scale of payments basec on age, need and disability no due to service, and running up t< $100 a month. The Veterans . Administrate says the first year cost of the bi would be $492 million. The cumu lative cost through the year 2,00 was estimated at fll.6 -billion. •In support of the bill the Worl War I veterans contend service Bomb Rocks Algiers; OAS Rips School •ALGIERS UPI) — The first plastic bomb explosions in 10 days rocked Algiers today, and the Secret Army, Organization (OAS), in Oran blasted a school in its campaign of sabotage in the western port city. The Algiers bombs went off in the region of the Plus Saint Georges Hotel, the city's heights, at 5 a.m. Hours later police had disclosed no details, other than that the blasts were plastic bombs. They ! were the first bombs to be set off in Algiers' since Friday, June 15, when the local OAS lopped off its "scorched earth" campaign by bombing a / hospital and city hall. On the following Sunday, an agreement between Algiers OAS commanders and representatives of the Algerian nationalist FLN virtually ended terrorism" in Algiers. •In Oran, OAS terrorists struck this morning at the Lamoriciere school, near the Central Station. It was the third time in eight days the school had been bombed. Today's blast virtually completed the building's destruction. The new explosion and fire fol- owed a day' in which dieharc )AS commandos bombed or se ! fire 15 public buildings in Oran nd killed two Moslems. Flames from the.burning build- ngs lit up the sky Sunday nigh! ind Europeans were afraid to ap iear on their balconies lest pa rolling gendarmes would shoo t them. The two ex-army officers who are commanding the Oran OAS orces, Gen. Paul Gardy and Col Jacques Dufour, urged all Euro >eans to flee Algeria. "The OAS of Oran will continui ts task, with determination am ncreased violence," proclaimet DuFour in a pirate radio broad cast. French officials said some 210, Observe 12th Anniversary of (orean War SEOUL (UPI)—The .Republic .of [area quietly observed the 12th nniversary of. (he outbreak of the Corean war today while warnings f new aggressive maneuvers choed.back and forth across the Tormosa Straits. General Chung Hee Park, chairman of the ruling military junta, nade an obvious reference to a eported Chinese Communist mildup near Hie offshore islands if Quemoy and Matsu by charging lat the Communists are seeking o renew aggression in Asia. "Twelve years ago today, the Communists fully displayed their )arbaric nature in the eyes of all woples the world over," Park laid. "They aimed guns at their mothers. We know well that 12 rears later their essential aims remain unchanged." NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY! Creme Oil Cold Wave ONLY $3.50 Including Haircut Open Daily 8:30 to 5 p.m. CLOSED ALL DAY WEDNESDAY LOGANSPORT BEAUTY SHOP NELl SMITH, Opirator 5th & t. 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(UPD- About 6,000 residents of this town .oday faced a water, shortage ifler a breakdown of one of the .own's two pumps reduced water jressure lo a trickle Sunday. M. M. Hathaway, president of ;he town council said the breakdown would force drastic restric- :ions on the use of water. While it was unlikely there would be any contamination, he said he had issued a warning that drinking water should be boiled before use. Hathaway said it might take two days to obtain parts and fix the pump, 000 Europeans already have fled to France, reducing the settler community in Algeria by nearly a fourth. Thousands more were leaving daily. The Europeans were torn between the defiance of the OAS in Oran and truce between the OAS and Algerian nationalists in Algiers. While the Oran leaders were warning them lo gel out, the Al giers leaders were urging them lo stay because "peace is near, Read the Want Ads! Peru School Board Sets Meeting PERU — The new and old ichool boards here will meet Monday night to discuss "points >f policy"; before the new board assumes i(ji duties July 1. The meeling will begin at 8 p.m. the oflice of Superintendent Fred Fenhtmun. The present ward will sign teacher contracts ind receive bids on razing the >ld junior (ugh school building. EDWARltl LEE. BARKER, 28, 'erre Hatre, has been hired as ^atin, Frerch and Biology instruc. or in th'ti Peru Public Schools iystem. Barker i,:i coming to Peru from Whitewater Township High School near Brooliville. Barker received his B.A. degree at Indiana State Teachers Allege and is currently working m his,M.A. in foreign language, • Mrs. John Oswalt, 411 West 14th St., hf,s tendered her resigna- jun as th::d grade teacher at the tolman school lo Supt. Fred ?echlman. Mrs. Oswalt resigned lor reasons of health. 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