Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on June 26, 1962 · Page 7
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 7

Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, June 26, 1962
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Tuesday Evening, June 26, 1962. Indiana's Labor Supply In Balance INDIANAPOLIS (UPD - Labor supply and demand were in balance in most of the state last •weekend with 2,345 out-of-area workers on the job, the Indiana Employment Security Division reported in its weekly farm labor bulletin. The bulletin said crops "look good" and the tomato harvest may be as much as two weeks earlier than normal. The report by areas:, Gary—Tomato crop looks good,, some growers believe harvest may be 7 to 10 days early. Need 20 experienced workers to pick cucumbers. Logansponl—Weather favorable for field work, all crops on schedule and looking good. Labor supply and demand in balance. South Bend—Supply of labor and demand in balance and expected to continue so for next two weeks. Will need about 100 pickle pickers by mid-July. Lafayette — Slight surplus of labor until corn detasseling starts. Tomato harvest expected, to be early, beginning about July 23, with heavy picking by first .of August. Anderson—Most tomato blocking completed 15 days ahead of normal schedule.Peay|mngJias_been Three Slain; AF Man to Face Charges EVANSVILLE, Ind. (UPI)-An Air Force man home on leave shot and. killed his wife, father-in- law and a. third person Monday night, police said. Minutes later, police captured Jimmy Ray Wilson, • about 29, a few blocks from the murder scene on Evansville's near east side. Preliminary charges of first- degree murder were expected to be filed against Wilson today. Dead were Mrs. Walda Wilson, about 29; her father, Walter Stocky, about 58, and a neighbor, Ronald Burkhead, about 29. Mrs. Stella Stocky and the Wilsons' daughter, Cindy, 8, survived the shotgun shooting spree which took place at the Stocky home. Mrs. Stocky told police Wilson came,to the house in a car, and her husband went outside to talk to him. She said she heard loud voices, then a shot. Mrs, Wilson started outside,, and her mother tried ; to hold'her back. Mrs. Stocky quoted her daughter as saying, "Oh mother, it'll be all right." Mrs. Stocky said her daughter •was shot as she went out the door. She turned around to go back inside but was shot again, fatally. Police quoted Mrs. "Stocky as saying Burkhead, a neighbor and friend of Mrs. Wilson, placed her and Cindy in the basement. When he ran upstairs, he was shot. Wilson ran to the head of the stairs, according to Mrs, Stocky, who said she. could see the muzzle of the shotgun. She said she begged him not to shoot because his daughter was at her side. Wilson left the scene,, and Mrs. Stocky said she ran upstairs when the noise subsided and found police had arrived .after being summoned by neighbors. completed. All acreage handled with portable viners. Seed corn detasseling should start about July 5, about two weeks earlier than normal. Have, ample local labor supply. . . Fort Wayne—Labor supply and demand balanced. With little rain, tomato cultivation has made good headway. Most fields should be clean by end of this week. Toma- loes continue to look good, a somewhat earlier harvest expected. Expect shortage of pickle pickers near mid-July. Indianapolis—Labor supply and demand balanced. Strawberry and pea harvest and tomato blocking completed. Tomato spraying and some cultivation will continue. Prospects for early harvest, pos- si'blyVstarting by Aug. 1. Kokomo—Peru—Tomato cultivating, spraying and weeding progressing rapidly. Prospects good. A few spots show retarded growth because of moisture. Employers expressing concern about' availability of pickers for early, tomato harvest which may start by July 25. Have current surplus of workers. Marion—Tomatoes looking good with seeded fields gaining on those set with plants. Both may come into production simultane ously. Muncie—Labor supply and demand in balance. Tomato prospects appear good. Heavy rains last week resulted in 10 per cent loss in some fields but only in scattered areas, most tomato acreage expected to reach harvest stage two weeks earlier this year. Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Seven New Haven Lacking Water NEW HAVEN, Ind. (UPD—This town.'of 6,000 braced itself, today for a water shortage expected to last ail .week as the result of a breakdown, in one of the two vjell pumps serving the community. ; Crews were working around (he clock to fix the pump, but repairs were' not expected to be ciim- pleled . before Wednesday or Thursday. Chlorinating 'and testing .he water will take an additional :hree or four days. Worried officials met Monday with 'Fort Wayne Mayor Paul M. Sums to accelerate arrangements previously made for the purchase of water from that'city, ." LOCAL GIRL AT INSTITOTE-Six junior and senior high school girls, all from Indiana, are ' shown getting a quick lesson in comparative anatomy from DePauw University zoology department' head Dr. Albert E. Reynolds. The girls are attending the Junior Engineers' and Scientists' Summer Institute in Greencastle. The two-week program is designed :to" give the students a sampling .of science and engineering courses. Left to right are Mary Vesh, Logans- ort; Judith Jones, Floyd Knobs;' Diamie Gilert, Jasonville; ;Gaynel Musser, Fort Wayne, and Karen R.enner, of Zionsvillc. Also pictured is Dr. Reynolds. . p b Police Hunting. Two Bandits INDIANAPOLIS (UPI)-Police were searching today for two bandits who held up the Toddle House Cafe here Monday and got away with $2,1.12 in cash and $1,700 in endorsed checks. • One of the bandits, armed with a sawed-off shotgun concealed under his coat, forced his way into the restaurant office by posing as a health officer. He forced Logan Summers, the manager, to open the safe, then Deaths in the News By United Press International KANSAS CITY, Mo. (UPD — Lumber magnate Benjamin Butler .Foster, 99, who was credited with starting the town, of Fostoria, Tex.,. died Monday at Eesearch. Hospital. Foster founded and devloped the Foster Lumber Co. and in addition to .his plant iri Fostoria, he once controlled more than 70 lumberyard business in Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming an Oklahoma, PHILADELPHIA (UPD- Judge Herbert F. Goodrich, 72, of the Third U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals, died Monday at University Hospital. Judge Goodrich had served on the appellate bench since his appointment by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1940. ASUNCION, Paraguay (-U1H)- British Ambassador Alfred Horace Gates, 57, died Monday following a brief illness. The Paraguay government said funeral services will be held here, but that Gates' body •would be shipped to London later this week. CHICAGO (UPD—Funeral services will be held today for Dr. John J. Madden, 80, neuropsychl atrist and professor of nervous and mental diseases at Loyola University's Stritch School of Medicine. He died Sunday. Indiana hospitals, according to the very minimum standards of the American Psychiatric Association, need at least 175 .psychiatric physicians. Yet, our hospitals have only 16 psychiatrists »nd 40 psychiatric physicians for 18,000 patients. THE HANDS OF AN ASTRONAUT are symbols of America's multi-billion dollar exploration of space—a vital part of our defense, • Your tax dollars help pay for such projects, And it is easier for the government to budget money for such essentials when it cuts out needless spending in .other places. * For example, there is no need to spend any taxes for more government 'electric power plants and power lines, as some people are now proposing. The investor-owned electric light and power companies—your electric company is one of them—can supply all the additional efectrip power America will need!' • And your hard-earned tax 'money can be spent'to keep our country's defense strong. PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY OF INDIANA, INC. inveslor-Owned Electric tight and Power Company Aluminum Awnings • WINDOW • CARPORT • DOOR • BOAT PORT Aluminum and Wrought Iron RAILING AND POSTS PHONE 3666 FOR FREE ESTIMATES KOOFINGCo stuffed the loot into a pillowcase. Summers, and a man who had oeen talking to him about a job were bound and .gagged and locked in the office. APPROVE PROJECT WASHINGTON (UPI)-An overall economic program submitted by Sullivan County, Ind., has been provisionally approved by the Area Redevelopment Administration, Sen. Vance Hartke, D-lnd,, said Monday. Dies of Burns' INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) - Mrs, Otis Jennings, 62, died in a hospital here 1 Monday from burns suffered June .18 when a gas water heater exploded in her home north of Dublin in Wayne County. • • • , The heater exploded when Mrs. Jennings attempted to light it because of a leak in the pipe. She was covered,.with flames but managed to run upstairs where her husband beat them out. New Haven had signed a contract with Fort Wayne a year ago for the purchase of up to 3,000,000 gallons of water a day for the next 20 years. A three-mile main to carry the water was completed recently. Officials agreed to :put the new line into operation as soon as possible, and Town Council President M. M. Hathaway said he hoped tliis could be done by Friday or Saturday. Meanwhile, an order was stiH in effect prohibiting the use of water for non - essential purposes. Schools, pools, laundromats and car-wash businesses wen: closed to conserve the water supply. Housewives were urged to boil water for cooking and drinking because , of the possibility of con. lamination stemming from disconnection of the broken .pump. The pump broke down Sunday. "Under the water conservation program, we've been able to build up almost double (he supply of water we had on Sunday night," Hathaway said. "Everyone's cooperating 100 per cent. We're deprived of some of the privileges of water, but no one's suffering," he added. Bike Rider Reaches Huntington HUNTINGTON, Ind. (DPI) — A slightly built but energetic youth mounted his bicycle today after an overnight stay here and ped- alled off to continue his 2,500-mile' journey to Williamstown, Mass. Thirteen-year-old Dean Millman left his Sunset, Utah, home June 2, and he hopes to.arrive at his destination around July 4. He plans to visit, relatives- at Williamstown where hisrfamily once lived,- . . Dean, said he has been averaging around 90 miles ,a day. His best day so-far was 130 miles which took him about 12 hours to cover, he said.. He 'has been staying nights in motels and fire department.?, and he has meals in cafes. Links Levels of Cholestrol to Mental Alertness CHICAGO (UPD-Dr. Robert F. Shipley, Indianapolis, has discovered a relationship between cholesterol levels,, in the body and" mental alertness. The report was in a paper Shipley read Sunday at the 40th annual meeting of the Women's Auxiliary of the American Medical Association here. He said, that cholesterol levels have a "significant relationship to mental acuity in men beyond the age of 40 to 45." His research covered such areas as reasoning ability, problem solving, reaction time and time sense. In an 18 month period 17 psy> chiatrists resigned from the Indiana Department of Mental Health, with 10 giving the opportunity to make more money as their reason for leaving. OK 2 Buildings At Hanover College HANOVER, Ind. (UPD - Contracts have'been awarded for con. struction of two buildings in Hanover College's $4 million development program, and work is expected to get under way immediately. The administration building is scheduled for completion by next spring, and the second structure, a new men's residence hall, will be ready for use in September, 1963'. Total cost is about $900,000. ROCK ENGRAVINGS FOUND CAPE TOWN, South Africa (UPI) — University of California archcologist Albert Elsasser has discovered a .gigantic gallery of rock engravings high in the moan- tains of' southwest Africa, it was reported today. His four-member team found rock carvings of gslriches, zebras. in:''als, and rhinoceros 7,000 feet ihigh in the Brandberg Mountains. so. light, so right, andoh^so refreshing! enjoy dnd taste what fire-brewing does for beer flavor! Brewing over direct fire creates a lighter, a smoother, a finer beer flavor , . . and Stroh's is America's o'nly fire-brewed beer! Try Stroh's. 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