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TT T 1 now lo- tOGAMSPQRI PUBLIC WHI 1\T C 1 1 A 9 l\ew schools' WE SP : ONSOR \ ONLY THE. WORTHWHILE LOGANSPORT, INDIANA Price Jf'er Copy, Ten Cents Founded in 1844— Leased Unltea p Pr«s ^International WEDNESDAY EVENING,'JUNE 2-7, 1962. For All Newspaper Department! Telephone 4141 JFK WARN CHINESE COURT RULES New Problem The financing of two proposed junior high schools for Logansport will be a prime topic of discussion next Monday when the school board meets for its regular monthly session. One hoped-for method of financing fell through Tuesday when the state supreme court ruled that bonding must be based on a civil corporations assessed valuation and not its true valuation. The Logansport board had hoped to raise about $2 million by bonding on true valuation. A month ago, another method of funding the construction failed Rips Ag Dept. In Handling of Billie Sol Case WASHINGTON (UPI)- A.Sen- nle investigator bitterly criticized the Agriculture Department's handling of the Billie Sol. Estes case today and suggested that a "major reorganization" of the depai;t- ment might be in order. The development came 'as the •McClellan investigations' subcommittee opened its long - awaited public inquiry into the tangled affairs of the now-bankrupt Texas financier. Today's session concentrated on Billie Sol's cotton allotments and the way they were handled by the Agriculture . Department. Paul E. Kamerick, the subcommittee's assistant counsel, said it was "inconceivable" that government inefficiency alone enabled Estes to amass thousands of acres of improper cotton allotments. NOW YOU KNOW LOS ANGELES -(OM)-Nearly one million homes here will receive an illustrated "Handy Reference Guide" from the Board of Public Works on how to wrap garbage. U.S. TEMPERATURES NEW YORK (UPI)-The lowest temperature reported . this morning by the U.S. Weather Bureau was 35 degrees at Alpena, Mich., Mullan, Idaho, Drummond', Mont., and Redmond, Ore. The highest temperature reported Tuesday was 112 at Needles, Calif; when the State Common School Fund Building Commission turned down the city's request for $2 million, after the application had rested dormant in the commission's office for two years. THE JUNIOR HIGH schools in question are Columbia, to be built adjoining the present Columbia grade school, and Stadium, to be built on the school property adjacent to the high school football stadium. The former would accommodate' 500 seventh, eighth and ninth graders and the latter, 750. Cost of the two has been estimated at $1,750,000. The most likely method of financing the schools now appears to be a holding company which would organize, sell bonds and erect the two buildings. The school would use the buildings 'and take over/payments on the bonds, the interest on which might nm from four to five per cent. When the bonds were paid off the buildings would become the property of the school city. ANOTHER METHOD of financing might be flie cumulative building fund, which currently amounts to .$531,833 and is supplemented at the rate of about $300,000 a year. School Superintendent'Garl Zimmerman said Wednesday, however, that rising costs in construction could make the buildings much more expensive if the city waits until there is enough money in the cumulative fund. Zimmerman said the superintendent in one northern Indiana city told him the construction of a high school there was delayed two years with the resultant increase in construction costs of $250,000. ZIMMERMAN SAID also that a long delay in the construction of the two buildings cquld result in half-day sessions at the high school. He said classes are presently overcrowded and 100 more pupils are expected with the opening of school in the fall. fhe school board has indicated it may sample public hearing on the school problem at a hearing to be scheduled in the near future. The Weather Forecast Northern 3rd Indiana Fair this afternoon and tonight. Thursday sunny and warmer. Low tonight 58 to 63. High Thursday 83 to 87. Central & South Indiana Sunny and pleasant central today. Partly cloudy south with chance of a few thundershowers extreme south by late afternoon or evening. Mostly fair over area tonight and Thursday. A little warmer Thursday. Lows, tonight 58 to 65. High Thursday in the 80s. Sunset today 8:17 p.m. Sunrise Thursday 5:19 a.m. Outlook for Friday: Mostly'fair, warmer and more humid. Lows 63 to 68, Highs 87 to 93. TUESDAY lla.m.. 79 Noon 81 1p.m. 2 p.m. 3 p.m. 4 p.m. 5 p.m. « p.m. 7 p.m. 8 p.m ..83 ..85 ..87 ..91 ..91 ..90 ..84 ..79 WEDNESDAY la.m 69 2a.m.. 67 3a.m 65 4 a.m... 5 a.m... 7a.m... 7a.m... 8 a.m... 9 a.m... 10a.m... ..63 ..63 ..64 ..69 ..68 ..70 ..73 9 p.m. ......77 11 a.m.......76 10p.m. 74 Noon........78 11 p.m 73 Ip.m 79 Mid 71 2p.m 80 High Year Ago—82 Low Year Ago—51 Barometer Baro. at 2 p.m., 29.93, rising ; River Stage 1 River at 7 a.m., 3.37 . t Favor Active AMA Opposition To Medicare CHICAGO (UPI)-An American Medical Association committee today recommended an AMA program of active opposition to the administration's medicare program, but rejected proposals that doctors refuse to participate in the plan if it becomes law. The lllth annual session 'of the AMA's policy-making House of Delegates was expected to pass the resolution by an overwhelming vote later in the day. Dr. Arthur A. Lambert, Rapid City, S.D., chairman of the AMA's committee ot legislation and public relations, submitted the committee's recommendation opposing the administration - favored King-Anderson bill. The committee asked the house to "reaffirm its position of active opposition to King-Anderson-type legislation." PLAYGROUND. FROLIC—Round and round it goes, faster and faster. Kids tumble on, ride awhile, then tumble off to seek something more challenging or more thrilling. Logansport's city parks are teeming with youngsters now, attracted there by cool shade, baseball diamonds, slides, swings and other kids to play with. This happy group was photographed at play in the Riverside park playground. (Staff PUoto.) SUMMER PROJECTS Re pave 75 Blocks Of City Streets Approximately 75 blocks of city streets have been resurfaced or partially resurfaced since the first of the year, according to an announcement made by Mayor Otto Neumann Wednesday morning. In addition, the three block length of Emmett Drive is to be paved with asphalt this summer, the mayor said. Paving material known as flint coat, a form of asphalt, but less expensive,. will <be used on approximately 25 additional blocks of the city, providing funds hold out, he said.. : WOODROW BOWMAN, city street superintendent, said the largest single area of new'.surface was placed on North Street between Fourteerith and Twenty- fourth Streets and High Street between Twenty-second and .Twenty-sixth .'Streets;*- ''•-'• . ••• '• 'Breather' on Stock Market NEW YORK (UPI)—The stock market took one of its infrequent breathers this morning, moving a shade lower on Ihe smallest early volume in a week. Among , the miscellaneous blue chips only Owens-Illinois was off more -than a, point. Steels moved lower with U. S. Steel, Youngs^town, Allegheny- Ludlum and JLukens down 1 apiece. Autos slipped fractions in most instances! and oils .were . narrowly mixed 'although'- Phillips dipped a full point'. ' ..'-.- ;. Du Pont'down.'154 and Union Carbide off. a point set a lower course for the chemicals. Houston Lighting and American Natural Gas lost a point or so in the utilities and Norfolk,;& .Western shaded..l%;ifl,i FIRST TRANSISTORS ANNOUNCED IN 1948 Three Bell Telephone Laboratories scientists shared the 1956 Nobel Prize for' Physics fox having perfected in 1948 a practical transistor, that amazing little device increasingly, important in electronics and communications. Classified Ads are amazing devices for quick communication with unknown persons you wish to meet. To order one, dial 4141. •' :• Pharos-Tribune & Press FAMILY WANT ADS Phone 4141 Other streets that were resurfaced with asphalt were West Linden Avenue, from Plum Street to US 24, seven blocks; Melbourne Avenue from Berkley Street to Eel .River Avenue, six blocks; Clinton Street between Burlington Avenue and West Street, four and one-half blocks. East Roselawn Drive, Broadway to U.S. 24, three and one-half blocks; Front Street and West Wabash Avenue from the railroad tracks to Cicott Street, two blocks; Garden Street from Bates, to Daisy Street, two blocks; East Richardville Street from Third to Magnolia Street, one and one-half blocks. ASTER STREET from Daisy to Water Street, one and one-half blocks; Daisy Street, Garden to Aster Street, one block; and the extension of Fourth -Street, where the old Pennsylvania depot stood, one-half block. Streets on the south side where a ten foot strip was put down, because of the sewer construction include 12 blocks 'on Bartlett, Shulte, Culbertson, Mildred and Sherman Streets and Garfield Avenue. . At, least one crevy; of three men is always doing patch work on the street, according to Bowman; He said at times all 20 men in the department were used for street repairs. BEAUTY ARRIVED LATE CHARLESTON, S.C.' (UPI) — Mari Ann Sullivan of : New .'York arrived here Tuesday .night for the National Press Photographers' beauty pageant, a day later than other contestants, because of the flight engineers-strike.'. Miss Sullivan is an airline stew- i ardess. Six Orbits Next Time WASHINGTON (UPI) - The space agency announced today that astronaut Walter M. Schirra will fly around the earth as many as six times late this summer. •Previous U.S. manned flights in orbit were limited to three orbits. D. Brainerd Holmes, chief of manned' space flight programs of thie National Aeronautics and Space Administration,' said "anything more than three' orbits should be considered a bonus" from the standpoint of gaining in; formation vital to future flights to the moon: A six-orbit trip would put Schirra down in the Pacific Ocean about 300 miles northeast of Midway. This means NASA and the Navy and Air Force will have.to mobilize a large recovery fleet and station it in the Midway re: gion. Astronauts John H. Glenn Jr. and Malcolm Scott Carpenter landed in the Atlantic some hundreds of miles southeast of the United States. Schirra, '39,, a Navy commander, was backup pilot for the three- orbit flight made by Carpenter May 24. Schirra's backup will be L. Gordon Cooper, 36, an Air Force major and the youngest of the seven Mercury' astronauts. A six-orbit flight would last 9 hours, compared "to about 4 Hours and 56 minutes for the Glenn and Carpenter flights. The complete program of activities for the Old Fashion 4th of July celebration next Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 2, 3 and 4, at the Cass county fairgrounds was announced Wednesday by the Junior Chamber of Commerce. Beginning at 6 p.m. Monday, the celebration will end with a gigantic fireworks show at 9 p.m. Wednesday in front of the grandstand. The Diggler Amusement Company will provide rides, while local churches and service clubs will have concessions and refresh- Public F o r u m Another reader objects io City Council's action on TV cable on the editorial page today. 3-DAY CELEBRATION Old Fashion4th Events Announced Loca! Psychiatrist Leaving Cliff for California Post Dr. Elwood Phipps, a psychiatrist at the Logansport state hospital since 1054, has resigned, to accept employment with the Cal; jfornia state hospital system,-Superintendent Ernest Fogcl reported today.. Dr. Phipps has been acting chief of the; acute intensive treatment service at Longcliff. The Long- cliff staff had a farewell coffee hour for /him Wednesday after- Cease-Fire? ALGIERS (UPI) — A secret ments from 6 to 10 p.m. Monday. The carnival attractions will remain all three days. Entertainment will be provided Tuesday from 6 to 10 p.m. by Harlow Hickencooper and Capt. Star of WFBM TV. CONTESTS WELL be held all day Wednesday, July 4, beginning with a 50-yard dash for. boys 6 to 9 years of age and a bicycle race for- boys and girls 6 to 9 years of age at 10 a.m. Other morning events will be a 100-yard dash and a high jump for girls 10 to 12; bicycle races for girls 10 to 12; a 25-yard dash for girls and boys 6 to 9; a 3-legged race for girls and boys 10 to 12; a baseball throw for girls 6 to 9; a miming broad jump for girls and boys; and a baseball throw, for boys 6 to 9. A TRACTOR PULL for those under and over 5,000 pounds is set' for 12 o'clock noon. All tractors are to weigh in at the 18th Street elevator at 10 a.m. Other noon activities will be a baseball throw for girls and boys 13 to 16 and a baseball throw for boys 10 to 12. At 12:30 p.m. there will be a baseball throw for girls 10 to 12 and a 3-legged sack race for boys and girls 6 to 9; ' Afternoon activities will include bicycle racing for boys 3 to 16, army organization (OAS) leader! running broad jump for boys 10 in Oran was reported, today to' to 12 - and a 50 y ard dash fol- have called a halt to the deslruc. I « lrls '« l ° 9 at l I 1 -" 1 - a 50-yard tion of the western port, city-the race for ^vs 6 to 9 and a bicycle last major trouble spot in Algeria. Informed French sources in Algiers said renegade army' Col. Andre Dufour, one of the leaders of the diehard European extremists in Oran, issued his call in a pirate broadcast to the city Tuesday night. Cass Jr. 4-H Forty-five.entrants competed in the annual Cass County 4-H junior demonstration tautest Tuesday at me fairgrounds community center. Grand championship honors went to Patty and Christy McKaig, of the Noble township Sun Maidens with their entry, entitled "Calories Do Count". Ted J. Blank,-of the Noble township Do Better club won the reserve championship with his demonstration entitled "The Champ—; King Corn." The contest, judged by Mrs. Ilalph Herren and Kenneth Powell, was opeu to 4-H boys and girls who are younger than freshmen in high school. The ^senior demonstration contest will be held at 9:30 a.m. July 13 at the community center. The complete results follow: Bread and pastries—Jean Bruce, champion;, Judy Pickens, Martha Jay, Dianne Began and Cheryl March, blue ribbons; Roberta Sibley, red-ribbon. Fruits -' • and ; vegetables—Pamela Long, champion; Nancy Morton, Nancy Youmans and Mary ; Cookerly, blue ribbons; Joanne Po- duch, Kathy Coffing, Dianne Mpn- agan, • Kathy , Kendall, •]'Carolyn Lohrman and Sandra Purdue, ted ribbons. . • . Meat products —.Liesbet Jay, champion; Arleen Price, and Kristen Bennet,.blue ribbons; Leiida Marshall, red ribbon. Home furnishings—Karen Chell, champion; Linda Forgey, blue ribbon, Dairy foods— Raenae Pickens, champion.. Clothing—Barbara Weaver, red ribbon. Electric—Max Marsh, red ribbon. ' Crafts—Anita Lowry, champion; Pat Huff and Kathy Quisenberry, rejd ribbons. 'Field crops-iTed:Blank, jesei've champion; John Hardy, red ribbon. . Livestock—Terry Manning, red ribbon. Poultry and eggs—Roseanna Hensel, blue ribbon. Dairy—Chuck Henry, champion. Conservation — Patty Wilson and Diane Marsh, blue ribbons. General — Patty arid Christy McKaig, grand champions; Becky Roach, Karen King, Judy Klein, Christine Brandt, Nancy Kitchcl and Becky Nies, blue ribbons; Mike Smith and Phil Martin, Dale Marsh, and 'Karen Richter and 'Lynri'B'ossi,; red ribiwns. race for girls 13 to 16 at 1:30 p.m. RUNNING BROAD jump for boys 6 to 9 and a pie eating contest for boys 10 to 12 at 2 p.m.; a 50-yard dash for boys 13 to 16 and a running broad jump for boys and girls 6 io 9 at 2:30 p.m. There will be greased pig competition for boys 13 to 16 and a 50 yard dash for girls 13 to 16 at 3 p.m.; a high jump for boys 10 to 12 at 3:30 p.m.; and a watermelon eating contest for boys Continue Formosa Policy WASHINGTON (UPI) — President Kennedy was expected today warn the Chinese Communists jublicly 1 'against the use of mill- ,ary force in the Formosa area. Aides said they understood this was OIK! of the points Kennedy would wake in a general statement prepared for his 4 p.m. EDT news conference on the arge-sc-ale Red military buildup along Hie coastal area opposite Ihe Nationalist Chinese stronghold of Formosa. At tht same time, it was said, Kennedy was not ready to put Jie N,r;ionalist-held offshore is- ands ci ! Quemoy and Matsu automatically under American protection in connection with the firm U.5.. military commitment to defend Formosa. Officials said they expected Kennedy to continue the Eisenhower administration policy that the United States would help defend Quemoy and Malsu only if an attf.ck on them appeared to be part of an assault on Formosa. Private Warning Delivered A pri.vale warning to the Chinese Communists against any military ventures in the Formosa Strait area was delivered over the weekend to Peiping's ambassador in Warsaw, Wang Ping-nan, by U.! : . Ambassador to 3?oland John doors Cabot. This is the only 'diplomatic point of contact between the United States and Red C.-ina. The . State .Department said Tuesday night that Cabot again delivend the U.S. warning against military action and appealed anew for "mutual renunciation of the use of force in the Taiwan-Formosa Strait area." What the State Department did not sail 1 was that the Wang-Cabot meeting was held at the request of the Chinese Red envoy. Official sources said Wang called attention to recent threats by Na- tionalis; ' President Chiang Kai- shek ,li) invade the Red mainland and charged the United States with supporting Chiang's alleged plans. iiuurces In Agreement British and American intelligence sources were reported in general agreement that the Chinese Cwnmunist military buildup in Fukjen Province was probably defensive, inspired by real concern <irer Chiang's possible intentions;. Howijver, they did not rule out the possibility that it was offensive in nature, preparatory to the long-advertised Peiping threat to "liberate" Formosa. Authorities said it was possible if Peiping really believed Chiang was preparing to attack that the Red forces might launch an assault on Quemoy and Malsu, just five miles off the Communist coast, in order to distract the Nationalist, leader. This would present Kennedy with the problem ot deciding; whether it was part of a general! plan to attack Formosa, 100 milOs farther out to sea. Commissioners Of 19 Counties Will Meet Here County commissioners from 19 and girls 6 to 9 years of age ..••counties' will gather here Thurs- 4 p.m. ' [day fee: a meeting of the North- The prizes for those events will be awarded at 7 P-m. in front of the grandstand. This will be followed by entertainment by Curly Meyers of WFBM TV. MISS INDEPENDENCE will be crowned at 8 p.m., and the fireworks display at 9 a.m. will bring the day's activities to a close. Containers have been placed in local business places will) the pictures, of the Miss Independence contestants. The contestants receive one vote for every cent put in the containers with their picture. The Civil Defense police will be in charge of handling traffic. west District County Commissioners Association, according to John Conn, -dee president of the Association. At 2 p.m. the group will be taken on a tour of the Louisville Cement' plant, the Logansport Metal Culvert company, • and Engineering Asphalt. They also will see a demonstration of a new earthm.wer at the bypass site, and inspect a gravel sealing experiment. Theni will be a banquet at 6:30 p.m, at the Eagles lodge following a social hour. Legislation affecting ^commissioners will be discussed, POBLIC

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