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Logansport, Indiana
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Friday, May 31, 1957
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tOGANSPORI PUBLIC LIBRARY INDIANA: Cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms tonight, clearing and cooler. Low tonight 50s northwest to the 60s southeast. High Saturday upper 60s extreme north to around 80 extreme south. Temperature 12 noon 70 degrees. Sunset 8:06 pm... sunrise 5:19 a.m. NOW IN OUR 113th YEAR HOME EDITION [ "YOUR HOME TOWNT Founded 1844— For All Dep»rt«««m«« Phone 4141 LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, FRIDAY EVENING, MAY 31, 1957. O»T •** Right Price Per Copy, Seven Cents NATION REDUCES HOLIDAY TOLL i -i „ r~, tf .i+™ PUf ?™*v>c Slmrr Nioh Srhnnl Award* Britain Relaxes Trade [Ninefv-fhree Lebanon Crushes Plot To Seize Government Charges Syria and Egypt With Communist Collaboration Fomented Rioting. Scores Share High School Awards At Recognition Day Ceremonies Lebanese authorities in Beirul blamed Syrians, Egyptians and Communists today for attempling to overthrow the pro-Western, government in angry riots Thursday which killed seven persons and injured 73. The pro-government newspaper Annahar reporled the arrest of two Syrian officers in civilian clolhes and said they were captured while inciting rioters lo overthrow the government of President Camille Chamoun. The independent newspaper El Beyrak said "foreign money" was behind the riots in which shoot- Four Injured In Cass Over Memorial Day Three Hurt in An Accident West of. City On Highway 24 Memorial Day traffic accidents in Cass county resulted in injuries to four persons, three of them in oenino me nuis 1.1 wni^n MIUUI- one accident, ing, slone-tossing mobs batllcd for| David Beatly, 22; his wife, Lou 90 minutes with police and soldiers <hnn, 19; and Mrs. Barbara Sosbe, Recognition for outsanding scho- laslic achievements, participalion in athlelics, and service to student organizations was bestowed upon sludenls at Logansporl high school today. AH types of honors — trophies, cash awards, swealers, certificates — were presented during the Recognition Bowl. Day program at Berry during a "general strike" thai 20| all of Kokorn0i were injured in failed lo come off. collision al 11:15 a.m. Lebanese aulhonlies said Ihe, "foreign money" came from i Thursday on JS. highway. 24 by Egypt? Svria and Communist; 'he Davis cemtery halt a agents and that the anti-govern- templs to overthrow King Hussein of Jordan. One sourald mile east of Burnettsville. Mrs. Beatly suffered a severe cut on her forehead and anolher cut on her right knee in the mis- to the Arab armies." Newspapers : fop shock gave prominent display to reporls; B ^ alt ' was headed west on 24 Russian-made Syrian arms were |behind a car driven by Mrs. Ada found on some of Ihe 200 demon-, B Evcrson> n9j of 2 o Seybold slreet, ilralors arresled. ! when Mrs. Everson allompled to Annahar said Ihe "conspiralors make a ^ lurn in front „[ the planned to set fire lo Beirul" Ihe i ceme t or y. Beally tried to gel same way riolcrs burned Cairo j arounc ] the Everson car, bul struck several years ago in preparalion [| 1(! i e jt, s j dc 'p ne injured were lor seizing power^from Chamoun broughl lo Ihe hospital in the Fish- and Premier Sami Solh. Many in, er ambulance. 1he crowd carried pictures otj Mrs. Everson and Mrs, Sosbc's Kgyplian Presidenl Gamal Abdel | husband, Richard, escaped injury Nasser. The arrested included Iwo for• mer premiers—Abdullah Yafi and Saeb Salam. Salam was confined to a hospital with injuries suffered during Ihe fighting. The arrest of other political figures was'expccl- «d shortly. Britain Studies Loan Jerusalem dispatches said reports were received there that Egypt was reorganizing its Red Sea fleet to renew Ihe nine-year blockade of Ihe of Aqaba. Much of Ihe fleet was destroyed during the invasion of Kgypl bul roporls received in Jerusalem said Egypl had been supplied four submarines and four new minelayers by Ihe Communisls. n the mishap. Damage was csli- maled al $1,000 lo Ihe 1955 model aulo driven by Beally and $150 lo Ihe 1038 model sedan driven by Mrs. Everson. The Logansport woman was charged with failure lo yield Ihe right-of-way by Deputy Sheriff Lio- Fred Schue and Barbara Novak were named winners of the Student Council citizenship awards which are based upon cisizenship, scholarship, leadership, character, and service. Their names will be included on the list of previous cilizenship award winners on a plaque in Ihe high school corridor. Terry Hershberger, presidenl-elect of Ihe Stu- denl Council, made the presentations. Joe Smilh and Doris Wi-nler were presenled wilh the awards of the American Legion and l.he Ameri- Indianapolis Paces State Traffic Toll Seven Persons Die Over Holiday; Bunker Hill Airman Is Among Victims By UNITED PRESS Indiana's 1957 Iraffic dcalh loll nel Davis, who invesligaled with Earl Walters of Ihe, While county sheriff s dcparlmenl and Cass spe shol past Ihe 400 mark as seven .persons were killed on Memorial Day and its eve. Ail except one of Ihe falalilics were recorded in aecidsnls in or near Indianapolis. None occurred south of Indianapolis. Five were killed on Ihe holiday ilself and two Ihe previous night... Raymond Busenburg, 32, an airman slalioned al Bunker Hill Air Force Base, and Lesler Alohison, 57, near Warsaw, were killed when two aulomobiles and a Irucii $25 each from the Alpha and Beta Hi-Y organizations by Duane Meeker. Awards of $50 each were presented by Bob Hardin, president-elect of the Future Teachers club, to Ma'ry Beth Easter and Carol Brugh. Certificales were Peggy Murphy on presenled, by behalf of Ihe can Legion Auxiliary as the outstanding eighth grade graduates. Keith Michael made the presentation of the medals. Nine students were presented wilh pens' for having a perfect attendance record for their four year's in high school. Ron Mayhill, outgoing presidenl of Ihe Sludent Council, presented the pens to Mary Kern, Belly Neese, Thomas W. Smith, Harry Elliotl, Fred Schue, Madeline Ricciardi, John Hickman, Thomas Castaldi. Phil Berndt, and James Henry. . The Elks Leadership awards $25 savings bond — were presented by Fred Schue and Miss Novak by George Vaughan. These awards are based on menial altitude, scholarship, and leadership. Pat Corkey and Miss Novak were named winners of Ihe Hi-Tri I awards of $50 each presenled by Mary Beth Easier, vice-president of Ihe organizalion. Earl Rowe was presenled with; (Continued on Page Fifteen) Britain Relaxes Trade Restrictions in Orient New Policy of Commerce Include North Korea and North Viet Declares Air Power Needed For Security Col. Henry'Chisholm Princi- Future Registered Nurses club, to Mary Ellen Newman and Patricia Pasquale. They will also receive $25 loward Iheir capes when Ihey are graduated from nurses train-j pa l Speaker At Memorial ing. - - • --• -Music Booster senior awards for band, orchestra, and choir for 1957 were presented by Mrs. Don Kleckner to: Gary Aclon, Carolyn Bailey, Pat Baker, Sharon Beatlie, Allen Becker, Weldon B'.eiler, Joe Brown, Kay Burch, Karen Galloway, Tom Oaslaldi, Pat Connors, John Cromer, Mike Cronin, Shirley in U.S. 31 near Carms! of Indianapolis. cial A deputies. Bunker Hill airman was injured in a Iwo-car crash Iwo miles cast of Walton on stale road 218 al 3; 15 p.m. Thursday. Staff Sgl. Joseph Wock, «, suf- collided L fjjusl 1 Anolher accident al the edge of Indianapolis killed Mrs. Ida Gra- :iam, 70, Indianapolis, and a mis- and left arm when his car collided with one driven.by Floyd Rush, 67, Wal- [ercd a fractured righl wrist cuts on his right hand and Burnettsville Farmer Dies Olio W. Line), 7(1, Burnetlsville farmer, died in SI. Joseph's hospital al 1:35 a.m. long illness. Friday afler a Born Nov. 1, 1874 in Sweden, he married Margaret Nelson Ocl. !), ](!!)!». His parents were Augustus . and Christina Lind. Survivors include his wife, one daughter, Alic Scarpellani, South Bend; rung. one sister, Mrs. Ola Breckenridge, Mich.; Web- Frank, Royal Ccnlcr; William, RR I, Logansporl; Oscar, rural roulc Peru; Lcoland, rural roulo, Bur- netlsville; Robcrl, rural roule, Burnettsville; 16 grandchildren, »nd cighl great grandchildren. A ion. Carl, preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held Sunday al 2 p.m. in Harrison chapel in Royal Center'. Burial will be in Thompson cemetery. Friends may call at Ihe chapel aflcr 7 p.m. Friday. Ion. Wock was laken to the air base hospital, in the Wolf ambulance from Wallon. Slate Trooper John Caylor, who invesligaled, said Wock was headed wesl and Rush was going easl when (he Wallon man allowed his car to stray across the cenler line, colliding head-on wilh the airman's aulo. Rush was charged wilh driving to the left of the cenler line by Claylor, who said bolh vehicles were tolal losses. An cslimated Jiinn carnage was done lo a 1!)57 model .stalion wagon driven by Mrs. Roberta Ellen Tur ner, 23, Walton, in an accident at 6:50 a.m. Thursday half a mile norlh of Wallon on Ihe Pipe Creek blacktop. Deputy Sheriff Davis, who vesligaled, said Mrs. headed north and wenl over a rise lo find n farm tractor pulling from lap al an Indianapolis slreel in- lerseclion killed Marlin Orrid, 25, Indianapolis, when his molorcyclc rammed inlo a ulilily pole. Anolher molorcycle wreck killed Mrs. Rosemary Morgan, Louisville, Ky. She was Irailing her husband on anolher cycle when hers Will Discuss Bird Problem Downlown merchants, city and counly officials, will meet Wednesday, June 5, at 1:30 p. m. in the council chambers lo discuss the problem of exterminating birds in downlown Logansport next fall. Bruce Mygranl, committee member along wilh Bill Wiier and Claude Barber in charge of arrangements, said Friday lhat (he group will discuss what has lo be done lo rid Ihe city of Ihe birds. Mygranl said conlacl has been made wilh a professional bird ex- lerminalor from Saginaw, Mich., who will be present al the meel- ing to expalin his'procedure for gelling rid of Ihe starlings, pigeon's, and sparrows. Mygranl said Ihe exlerminator guarantees lhat his process will be 110 ' per cent effective. Mygrani said Ihe exlerminalor worked in Kokomo Iwo years ago and reporl- cdly his melhod was »0 per cenl effeclive. An early slart on Ihe program was necessary so thai preparations will bs completed by Ihe lime Ihe birds migrate inlo Ihe cily nexl fall, Mygranl explained. Jackson Group Will Attend Senate Hearing Seek Damages From Federal Government for Expense of Moving Lincoln School A delegation from Jackson township, Cass counly, will go lo Washington, D. C., next week _lo meet wilh the Senate judiciary commiUeo at 1:30 p. m. Wednesday in behalf of Iheir claim for damages for the Lincoln school. Trustee William F. Zehring and Principal Dwight V. Singer will head the dblegalion. Counly Super- inlendent of Schools Chalmer Condon and Former Principal Raymond Trobaugh will be .asked lo accompany Ihe group, it was re- porled. , ,-,.,, Singer 1 arranged the hearing al i tcry, wilh slops at Ihe city build- meeting wilh Senalor Homer ing and at Ihe Sixth street bridge Day Rites At Mt. Hope Cemetery Air power was necessary tor the future security of our counlry, Col. Henry Chisholm of the Bunker Hill air stalion, declared in his address at Ihe annual local Memorial day service al Ml. Hope cemetery Thursday morning. Colonel Chisholm discussed briefly the wars in which the United Slales has been involved since Ihe War of 11112 and slressed Ihe need for preparedness. The program al Mt. Hope opened with a service for Ihe G. A. R. veterans. Floral tributes were presented by the various service organizations of the county. The Rev. A. Dale Giles, pastor of the Whcalland avenue Methodist church, gave Ihe invocalion; Ihe American Legion band played two selections, "Semper Fidelis" and "Nearer My God lo Thee," Red China, Nam. LONDON (UP) — British Board of Trade officials said today Britain would relax its trade embargo with such Communist coun-j tries as North Korea, and North Viet Nam at the same time it drops the Korean War-imposed ban on trade with Red China. The officials said the relaxation of Red China trade announced by Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd over American protests will apply to North Korea, Communist North Communist - occupied Porlugese Macao as Ihe Junior VFW band played, ; Br j lis |, trade "Sleep, Soldier Boy Sleep," and Ihe Ihe local sang two seleclions, "America, Ihe Beautiful," and "May Ihe Good Lord Bless and Keep You." Jack Baumann served as master of ceremonies. The program at Ml..- Hope was preceded by Ihe Iradilional parade from Memorialhome lo Lhe ceme- Viel Nam, Tibet and well. All these territories will be in-, eluded in Uie same government Irade order to be issued in line wilh Lloyd's announcemenl thai the Chinese may now receive any British goods permitted Russia and the Easlern European satellites. Brilain had banned all trade wilh Norlli Korea until last February when it was announced the government would consider licensing the Communist puppet regime there lo receive any goods allowed under Ihe Red China embargo. Double British Trade That decision raised a storm of protest in South Korea, and the governmenl of President Syngman Rhee officially condemned the move. Today's decision was expected to bring e ven stronger pro- lesls from Rhcc. British economic experts predicted Ihe relaxing of Irade reslric- lions wilh Red China would double with Peipinfj within a year. But whether the shippng Barber Shop chorus ; of such goods as hoavy machincrj , '"'""' " Am """"" lh " and automobiles would weaken Peiping's ties with Ihe Soviel was a mailer of dispule. The American viow was that nothing good will come of il. Ninety-three Persons Die On Highways Thirty-two Drowned, Six Die in Airplane Accidents and Miscellaneous A c c i d cuts Kill Fifteen By UNITED PRESS The nation's Memorial Day traffic toll dropped sharply below predictions. A United Press survey showed 93 traffic deaths during the period when the National Safety Council expected 1-20. The Memorial Day toll ran slightly higher than the non-holiday average of 75 for a similar period. Safety Council President Ned H. Dearborn said drivers deserve a "pat on the back" for their Memorial Day cars and courtesy. "Let's keep it up over the weekend," he pleaded. Tlie United Press count of fatalities 'between 6 p.m. Wednesday and midnight Thursday showed fl3 persons killed in traffic, 6 dead in planc ; wrecks Si crownings and 15 death's in miscellaneous mishaps for a total of 146. Illinois Heads Toll Illinois had the worst traffic record with 11 deaths. Pennsylvania and California came next, each with 10 highway fatalities. Two spectacular plane crashes boosted the accidental death toll as millions paid homage to the nation's war dead. Among the most severe holiday disaslers were the plane wrecks al Minneapolis and in Nebraska and an accident at a slock car race in Pennsylvania. The Memorial Day salute In Minneapolis turned into tragedy when two Navy Panther jets col- failed to negotiate a curve on Ind. 5 near South Whilley and hurled her to her death. Two Memorial Day eve accidents in Clinton County killed Lawrence Terry OUs, .?•!>, Kirklin, and. Twila Obermiller, 17, Frankfor',. Otis was involved in a he»id- on collision of two automobiles in Ind. 211 near Frankfort. Miss Obermiller was killed in another accident on Ind. :IH east of Mulberry. Busenburg and AUihison wove Muehlhausen Company To Build Warehouse Plans for the construction of a new warehouse by the Muehlhnus- en Spring company on the co'm- p'iiny's property at the northwest corner of Bales and Garden streets, was announced today by George F. Muehlhausen, local plant manager. The structure will be eighty feel, by 200 feet and will be of stool construction. The cost is estimated a I. $65,000; killed and two .persons when a truck driven by injured .James Kllioll, 41, Rushvillc, tried a lefl lurn off the highway and was hit by one of the ears. Elliott and Buseabur-g'.s son Raymond, 11, were injured. Mrs. Graham Aubrey, 72, driver 'husband, Ihe death was hurl daughter, Delay Derby Clinic Until Tuesday Night Tonight's scheduled clinic for entrants in Logansporl's sixth annual All-American Soap Box derby has been postponed unlil Tuesday ,7 o'clock, it was announced by rector Doug Myers. ul tola! of <I4 youngsters belwccn a meeting Capeharl in Washington last week. The delegation will present lo- the committee the cost of re-locating the Lincoln school in an area acceptable to the Slate Board of Health, the present site having been declared unsuitable due lo Ihe reactivalion of the Bunker Hill air base. The group also must present proof of Ihe amount o[ money that can be raised locally for thai purpose. Senator James Eastland of Mississippi is chairman of the judiciary committee. Senator William Jcnncr ot Indiana is another of the fourteen commitlee members. D. Corporal Leavitt Named Sergeant The promotion. of Bernald Leavill, of Logansporl from technician-corporal lo sergeant was announced loclay by Slate Police Superintendent Harold Zeis. The pro- molinn is effecllve Saturday. Leavitt served as a trooper here for a number of years prior to his promotion to technician-corporal at Ihe West Lafayette slate polic posl. He is one ot seven technician-corporals in the stale being promoted lo sergeant. Zeis also announced Hint the department's scienlific laboratory services arc being expanded. Field over Eel river. The Mothers of World War I conducted brief rites al Ihe Doughboy monument, and the Mothers of World War II conducted.llicir service at the World War 11 Honor Roll. The service at the Sixth street bridge for Ihe Navy dead was con- dueled by Ihe Cass county Veteran's council. The Civil Defense police directed traffic during the parade. relations such as was caused by;flames near Weston. Nob., Thurs- Brilain and France's invasion "of I day, killing Jesse W. Meyers, 35, Ihe Suez Canal Zone. | Omaha. Neb., and his dnughicrs, U.S. Stundlnt! Firm ISiman Kay, 7, and Sherry Lee. 5. The United Slates charged Ihe; A wheel flew off a .speeding move violaled th e world's "sccu-jra-ce car al Shippenvillo. Pa., be- rily interests" and said il would i fore some 4,000 fans, killing two not relax Us own embargo, im-ichildren as it sliced into the posed shortly after si art of Ihe crowded stands and injuring month of May Not Merry For Dan Cupid The "merry, merry May" was not. very merry for local married couples, according to Ihe moiilhly report of Counly Clerk Elizabeth Bicker. There were 22 divorce suils filed about 50 percent and only 25 mar- were issued compared with an average of one per day. This gave Ihe county a nel gain of only three marriages for ilia month. in the month, above normal, j'iage licenses Rainfall in City Totals 4.03 Inches Rainfall in Logansporl during May totaled 4.03 inches, including .12 of- an inch recorded Friday morning, according to Frank Elmlinger, local wpalhcr observer. into a Although relaxing the embargo Idcnlial touched off a sharp Anglo-Amcri-' can dispute there wa.« of them rammed homes in n resi- s no crisis in I lided and one ' row of section. Father, Daughters A private plane crashed in Korean War. However Norway, Denmark and France were expected to follow Britain's loud. Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd three other persons. Although most. oC the nation enjoyed pleasant weather Thursday, tornadoes and severe Uiundcr- lold the House of Commons Thurs-! slomls broho Olll - m soc | ions ot day that Britain is lopping 400i|| )e ^ p<!t articles off Ihe list of goods which Tw istcrs hit Iowa causinK m! . exporters may not sell Ui Rod' nor dm , 1UKe ,'and about six torna- China. Plus brings the list in line,^ funnels wol ,, ltcd „,„,. Da ,. with articles sold Russia ami ilsl; satellites bul of strategic goods." bans sale 1 as, Tex. Heavy rains accompany- rm ft -i- i j • • 11 un ii^w u*j Ihe British decision came about In, 'tor a week's abortive negolia- ' .ing IJie slorm threatened to touch 'off new floods in the Fort Worth, after lions in Paris by "Chincom," Ihe committee for China trade, involving Britain, the United Stales, Japan and most of the NATO eoun- No Export Boom British experts predicted trade with Red China would double bul said this would be.only a drop in the British financial bucket, Trade in non-stralugic goods lust year was only 10 million dollars, and trade sources said there had been no rush of cxpners eager to try and crash the China market. BULLETIN WASHINGTON UP wrlght Arthur Miller — Play- wn s found of contempt of Con- Reveol Two Coaching Changes in County The sixth and seventh athletic coaching changes in Cnss county schools were revealed Friday. Cnlvin Kitchol has resigned his position at Lucerne to enter private business, according lo John Hurrough, Harrison Township trustee. llomor Cauglioll, who taught and coached for eight, seasons at Deer Creek, Carroll county, will be tli« now coacli al. Npw Waverly. Other changes in personnel previously wore announced al Twelve Mile, Washington Township, Young America, Tjplon Township and Gal- another wreck. So were their technicians in Ihe future will per registered for the race lo be con- driveway on the easl side mlo dueled in mid-July on College hill. Ihe northbound lane of traffic. This brings the precipitation for crime and traffic 1 cases now-hand Entries may be filed at Ihe coop- first five months of the year lie itaid Mrs. Turner applied her crating Chevrolet dealers of the six (Conlinued on Page Fifteen) George Vaughan, Mi, representing (lie LoKiinsi>orl II. 1*. O. K. lodge No. 32, Barhara Novak anil Fred Sclme with $25 U. S. Savings bonds, Hip Elks Durham Novak and Fred Schue, recipients of the Citizenship «w»rd tor 1957, are shown an they prepare to hang their plaque at the end or »he long Ilii of winners, the display which hangs in the hallway Attorney Keith Michael, center, representing the American Legion and th« Auxiliary, Is shown presenting the two awards to Doris Winter, left, and .)'oc Smith. morning. (Pharos-Tribune Photo-Engraving.) and service.

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