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Logansport, Indiana
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Saturday, June 1, 1957
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LOGANSPORT PUBUC L1BWW CLOUDY INDIANA: .Partly cloudy and cooler tonight. Sunday generally fair, a little cooler south portion. Low tonight 46 to 52 north, 52 to 58 south. Temperature 12 noon 74 degrees. Sunset 1:06 p.m., sunrise Sunday 5:19 a.m. "TOUR HOME TOWK NEWSPAPER . "j "^"'"^'"^^^^"^••'^•'^^••^•^^••^^••••^•^^^••^r NOW IN OUR 1*13th YEAR HOME EDITION Pounded 1844— For All Dep«rtm0»in Phone 4141 LOGANSPORT, INDIANA.' SATURDAY EVENING, JUNE 1, 1957. iied United Prcn Vilrtm Day and Nlrht Price Per Copy, Seven Cents HEW STORMS BAUER TEXAS Recognition Winners . Barbara Novak, left, and Pat Corkey were named winners of the Hi-Trl I awards at the Recognition Day program at the Berry Bowl. The awards of ?50 each were presented by Mary Beth Easter, vice- president of the organization. (Pharos-Tribune Photo-EnRravinT) U. S. Holiday Weekend Toll Still Climbs Latest Figures Show '157 Dead in Traffic Crashes, Sixty - Five Drowned and Nine Killed in Air Accidents By UNITED PRESS A holiday week end that isn't officially a holiday w«ek end has seen a steady increase of deaths on the nation's highways and throughout recreational areas. Although American motorists turned in an encouraging record for the official holiday period p.m. Wednesday until from 6 midnigh! Memorial Day, there were many tales of personal tragedy. A nationwide survey by United Press .showed that 99 persons lost their lives in traffic accidents during that period. Thc toll exceeded a normal loss ot 75 lives for a non-holiday Thursday in ™ ay , £ **•, b " 1 ' eU J"^ 1 ° f • Uons! "Nrtre Purdue and Notre Dame Graduate 3,949 Sunday Commencement Exercises During Day Also Scheduled At Valparaiso, St. Joseph, Franklin, Marion and St. Francis; Other Graduations Monday By UNITED PJRESS Indiana's annual round of June commencements at colleges and mate of 120 deaths. universities starts Sunday with more than 4,500 students receiving degrees from seven schools. Five more institutions will hand diplomas to graduates at commencements .Monday. Sunday's schedule includes graduation exercises at two of the state's three largest schools—Purdue and Notre Dame. Purdue had 2,724 candidates for degrees, Notre Dame about 1,225. Others were Valparaiso 299, St. Joseph's 135, Franklin 108, Marian 48 and St.' Francis 25. At Notre Dame, Chief Justice Earl Warren of the U.S. Supreme Court will speak and receive one of seven honorary degrees. Others to be cited included Ralph Bundle, the United Na^ ., . *.«...,, *,v,,..^ ~t....e trustee James Council esli- F . K eenan. a Fort Wayne hotel By 9:50 a.m. e.d.t., the number of deaths counted by the United Press included 157 dead in traffic accidents, 9 in plane crashes, 65 by drowning, and 34 in a variety of accidents 'for a total oi' 265. California and Illinois had the worst records, with 14 deaths each. 'Pennsylvania was next with 13, Indiana repor'.cd 10, and Michigan and Texas each 9. The top five states in traffic fatalities were California and Illinois,- with 14 deaths "each, Pennsylvania with .ten, nine in Texas, and eight in Michigan. Awards of $50 each were presented by Bob Hardin, president-elect tt the Future Teachers club, to Mary IScth Elisicr, left, and Carol Brugli. (I'harox-Trihiinc Photo-Engraving) Certificates were presented to Miiry KIlcu Newman, left, and Palty I'uNqunlt; on hvhnlf of (In: Fiiluru RcglHteml NurxcK club ut Recognition Diiy c»reinonicN. The prcHeiilnllon wan made by 1'eKKy Murphy. They will also receive $2r> lowilrd their ciipcn when they are graduated from nlir.scn training, (I'liaros-Tribimc Photo-Engraving) Wind Delays Atomic Test LAS VEGAS, Nev. (UP) — 'I Atomic Energy Commission today announced postponement of tho ifcond atomic lust of Uie current series until Sunday morning following determination of unfavorable wind conditions. The test was set ahead Friday night to an Indefinite time octwccn 7::)0 a.m. and noon today when weather conditions forced the A EC lo cancel today's original detonation time at 4:55 a.m. The nuclear device, set to he detonated at the Yucca Flat site somu 75 miles north of here, is a "small" shot, having a charge equivalent lo 2,000 tons of TNT, the AEC said. It was preceded in the test series ky a device having a 10,000 ton yqulvalent which was detonated last Tuesday. Vandals Damage New Home Construction Youngsters Friday night tflirccl- ed their vandalism attention at a new house under construction at 2il2() East Broadway. Police reported a water barrel upset, ruining five bags of plaster and damage to a newly-laid cement floor in the basement. Chiang Calls Tapei Riots Regrettable Generalissimo in Broadcast Warns Opposition to Policy Of Friendship With U. S. Will Not Be Tolerated TAIPEI, Formosa (UP) — Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek today publicly deplored last week's anti- American riots in Taipei and warned he would tolerate no opposition to his policy of friendship with the United States. In a rare nationwide broadcast, Echols To Be Speaker For Baccalaureate Service For Senior Class of Liogansport High School To Be Held at 4 p.m. Sunday The Rev. Raymond P. Echols, pastor of the local Broadway Methodist church, will deliver the sermon at the Baccalaureate service of the Logansport high school senior class to be held at 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon in Berry Bowl, according to the announcement of J. Harold Mertz, principal of the high school. The Rev. H. H. Hashberger will preside at the service. The high school orchestra under the direction of William P. Marocco will play the processional,."Entrance and March of Peers" by Sullivan, as the .graduates enter. The invocation will be delivered by the Rev. Ernest Carroll, pastor of the Pilgrim Holiness church, after which tho liigii school choir under the direction of Joseph Huff- 11-inch Rains Cause Flash Floods; Five Die High Waters Pour Into San Antonio and Fort Worth; Report Seventy-mile An Hour Winds Johnson Asks A Review Of China Trade Democratic Leader of Senate Calls for "New Look" at Entire Chinese Trade Sil- uatio.n WASHINGTON UP - Senate Democratic Leader Lyndon B. Johnson Tex. Called today for a "new look" at the "entire Chinese trade situation." As a result of the British decision to boost its trade with Hed China, he said, the "new look" will be "one of our most press- foreign policy problems in man will sing, "Be Thou Not Still The Senate Commerce Commit- "Ir. the first place. I must openly no (admit that my leadership was at owner, and Mrs. Ernest M. ria, South Bend civic leader late husband was honored larly a few years ago. Hancllcy Gets Honorary Purdue, which imports . ...... ...„ ,. „„„ „. speaker and gives no honorarios, fault," he said, He did not elab- wlll hear a talk by Dr. Harry J. I orate on this point. Eced, dean of its School of Agri. culture. Speaker al Valparaiso is Governor Handlcy, who also will receive an honorary degree. Dr. Lawrence G. Derthick, U.S. commissioner of education, will speak at Franklin and receive one of four honorary degrees, Other honoraries include to Dr, Andrew Gerald Sweot will play Overture" by Taylor. the direction ot *-' lc Forc >fi" Relations Committee, "Lyric said his group also should lake up the matter. • British File Protest On Wool Quotas Formal Complaint on Imports Is Delivered to Ambassador John Hay Whitney LONDON (UP) —Foreign Secretary Sciwyn Lloyd delivered to U.S. ambassador John Hay Whitney Friday a, formal British protest against now U.S. quotas on imports of woolen textiles. Diplomatic observers wore poised for ait American protest over Britain's decision to relax Uie Red China trade embargo when Whitney arrived at the Foreign Office, But an official government com- munique said the protest was delivered in th c opposite direction „,„ It said Lloyd and Board of I Shake, pastor of St. Paul's MolH- 'odist Church at Elkhart; Rev. Joyce J, Bailey, Methodist dis- and order" C. Offult, Indiana state commissioner of health. St. Joseph's grads will hear a talk by Joseph L. Block, president of Inland Steel Corp. Block win receive an honorary. Another ci- lation will go to Bohumir Kryl, well known musician and symphonic conduclor. > Marian of Indianapolis and St. Francis of Fort Wayne Roman Catholic colleges, will have clerics as speakers for commencements. The Most Rev. Leo A. Pursley, bishop of Fort Wayne, speaks ol St. Francis and the Rev. James E. Norton, vice president for student affairs at Notre Dame, gives the address at Marian. Five More Monday Monday's calendar includes exercises for 250 graduates at Kvansville College, 170 nt Goshen College, 176 at Manchester College, BO at Marion College and 47 at St. Mary-of-lhe-Woods of. Torre Haute. Speaker at Evansville is Dr. Comm'un'ists Rufus Putnam, .superintendent of LommunLsls Minneapolis public schools. Honor- aries include to the Rev. Howard Wcldon Bleiier will serve as student director and Fred Fore- M, p | ,, . , . , Jl.m.1,,11, VIJ1VI.L.UI CUIU J' ] CU T U1L- ^ Today he added, "I must, 1 man as so b isUn the next selection make it c.ear again to our people by thc higl] schoo , choi ., Tho . . . we must stand on the same H.,]], O f j vv .1 k v n.,,,-1] v>An unii, (U- ir»ii«,i ci.,1.,, ...,.!_i. "_ .. . lv '' J J iiusseii. side with United States which is the leader of the democratic nations, and that we cannot permit any opposition lo this policy from within or without." Nationalist troops rushed Into Taipei to put clown the riots were still on guard as Chiang issued his warning*. Thc riots were sparked by a U.S. court martini's acquittal of an American soldier on charges of killing a Chinese peeping torn, Chiang said thc demonstrators got out of hand because "those whose duty It was to maintain law failed to take the proper precautionary measures at the onset." Chiang dismissed a number of top police and army officials in thc wake of the riots. Chiang said the United States "is the only one among the foreign powers who has never conceived any designs on our territory." He added that "even nmong friends some unpleasant things could happen." Chiang gave (he first official hint . that Communist elements might have been behind the violence. "The' only hope ot thc Chinese to save themselves is to o'pctr a new battlefield for psy- Following the class sermon, !ho high school choir will sing "Tho Lord's Prayer," by Malollc, and the Rev. J. E. Campbell, pastor of the Third street E. U. B. church, will deliver the benediction. The recessional by lli.c high school orchestra will be "Pomp and Circumstance" by Elgar. Segregation Leader Loses Court Appeal Uphold One - Year Prison Term of John Kuspur for Contempt of Court CINCINNATI, Ohio (UP) — The U.S. Court of Appeals today uphold a one-year prison term for contempt of court against segregationist John Kasper. Koaper was sentenced by the Federal District Court in Knoxvllk' Tonn., for violating an order prohibiting him from conllnuing his activities against inl.ugral.ion of Other congressional news: By UNITED PRESS Tqrnadoes and torrential downpours Friday night roared into Texas in (he wake ot other severe weather which has scarcely allowed the Lone Star state to get back on its feel. The violent onslaught took at least five Texan lives while H inches of rain was reported at some points. Throughout the rest of the nation, relatively calm weather prevailed although ram fell in many areas and lightnirg knocked out powor transformers in Vermont. Flash floods overflowed into'Sin Antonio and Port Worth, and five families were forced to flee thc^r homes in Bracketvillo, Tex. Winds up to 70 miles an hour destroyed two homes at Mimahans, Tex., while lightning struck and killed two H-year-old boys at Arlington who were traveling on a motor scooter. Fortunately, the 11 - inch rain which sloshed over La Pryor, Tex., settled on nj>cn range bnd and trickled off with little damage. Several areas of showers and hunderstorms wore patched into I he warm, humid stretch from liie Ohio Valley to the New England and Hie mid-Allanlic slates, but rainfall oast of (he Appalachians was generally light. Schools—The House Rules Com-1 A different slory was told in Iho mittec considered a report frum| West wherc shower activity cx- thc House Education Committee 1 lendc d "Ho the central Plains and on a compromise $1,500,000,000 school aid program. Education commit ce members split widely on the issue. Passage ol thc biV is in doubt because of tile strong economy sentiment in Congress. Power — Federal Power Commission officials told a Senate Judiciary subcommittee thai the government would lose more than 83 million dollnrs in (axes- as result of fast tax writeoffs granted Idaho Power Co. The estimate was made by Russell C. Rainwater, chief FPC accountant. Two On Board Re-appointed Mr.s. Charles U. Barne 3031 , Soulh Pennsylvania avenue, and Charles W. Kline, 2015 North street, were re-appointed to Ihe Cass county Public Welfare board Saturday by Cass Circuit Judge Clifford 0. Wild. The appointments are for four- year terms. Mrs. Barnes, who is president, of the board, has just completed her twelfth year as a member. Kline has .served four years. The Welfare board is composed of five members, throe (if whom Trade President Sir David Eccles told Whitney the new U.S. wool quota "would be bound to cause great disappoinlmnct in Britain. castle, and A.B. Brown, manager ,'This was Whitney's first brush : of- the Southern Indiana, Gas & with a formal protest since ho Electric Co. al Evansville. | arrived as ambassador two monllis (3-oshcn's speaker is Dr. Ed-, chologleal warfare right .'lore In. white and Negro pupils in tile CUn-j are Republicans and Iwo Demc:- the center ot our fortress by ton, Tciin.,'school. - . icrals. Tho Republican members instigating mob violence and • Kasper, 27, a White Citizens are Mrs. Ramos, Kline and Jerfer- ) naiiev weinoaiqi ais . P | '°P n 8 ntln fi. an n " li - American Council organizer, was sentenced suneHn h-mionf T Prom" •™vcmont," the Nationalist Chi-, last AuRusl by U.S. District Judge Z T * m *"L ° l °'T; : n«» "^ er ««W. . M '"- L . L. Taylor. He was credited Th c communique said Whitney was told the American decision to allow only 14 million pounds of woolen textiles imported without LariPf in 1!)S7 would cause "uncertainly and dislocation in the Untied Kingdom wool textile industry." "The Forclgji Secretary said that 'n view of tho need' for the United Kingdom to earn dollars to pay for thc very large purchases which t makes in the United States, iie would have hoped that the quoin sslabllshed eouM have been more In line wilh actual performance in 1058, that is, about 6% per cent instead of 5 per cent of average domcslic production In thc United States," t'hc communique said. ward L.R. Elson, pastor of the National Presbyterian Church' in Washington which President El- senhower attends. Manchester seniors will hear Dr. Desmond W. BIttinger, president of McPherson College, Kansas. • Dr. Robert Shaffer, dean ot studnets nt Indiana University, will .speak al. Marlon, and Dcilnls J. O'Neill, vice .president of D'Arcy Advertising Co., Cleveland, at St. Mary. • , O'Neill's father, former Indiana LI. Gov. William T. O'Nei'I, was commencement speaker at St. Mary-of-the-Woods n years a r {o. O'Neill's daughter Sue Is a 'junior at the school. with stirring up violent demonslra- Appoint Two to Board Two new members will be ap- of t '"" ( <™P 1 - He and Hi oilier per- I jlntecl to the school board when ?" ns charged wilh conspiring to 10 city council convenes for ils iforce NeRi-oos from the school go;. son Township Triislce Guy Brookio. The Democratic members lire Attorney Newman Gee of I his cily and Mrs. Olla Spolin of Walton. linns last fall against court-ordered j The lerms of the othi-r bmrd mum. integration at Clinton. i bcrs do not expire Ibis J no New Jersey native, a former i Greenwich Village bookseller, faces ij_ -ii i a second trial on similar charges Iv^T.'."?" A PPI"OVeS pointed the city regular monthly meeting at li o'-j" 0 ",' na ' at Knoxvilio July «. clock Monday In the city building council-chambers. Thc appointees will succeed Newman Gee and Earl Ottlnger, both Democrats. Gee is completing a throe-year term and Ottingcr a special one-year term. Holdover board members include: Don O'Neill, the current president; Wayne Schaefcr nnd Ed .lasorka. O'Xelll and Jasorka arc Republicans while Schaofer is a Democrat. Knspcr continued to express jiis : (ii n ' U.S. Visit of Queen LOXDON (UP) - Aulhorilalivc sources said today Prime Minister Harold MacmLIIan has given nffi- defiance of racial mixing after his conviction and second ar- : |3 C ||, approval for a stall- visi 1 lo cvc "; Ihe United Stales by Queen Eliza- rest last March on criminal contempt, charges. Last month, as Clinton II. The Queen's drdsion over the Rockies. Thrde tornado funnels wrra spotted late Friday, two in Missouri and a third in Kansas. Meanwhile, Ilic wea'her outlook for today is somewhat improved. Cool Canadian air dropped inlo Uie northern Plains, Nebra.slia and tha upper Mississippi Valley late Friday. Fair weather will prevail Ihc uorlJii!!-;) and cenli-.il Plains and (he upper Mississi,.,.. Valley. Except for a few widely scaltcrcd showers in Ihe Grc;it Basin and the mitral Rockies, fair and mild weather will extend from the Rockies In the West Co;i.sl. However, warm and humid wealher wilh soallcred showers and thunders onus are slill in Ihe wealher cards for Kansas and 1'uxas upwards through Ihe Gulf stales to Ihe Allanlic seaboard and New England. Three More Hoosiers Die In Accidents Two Dead in Collision of Curs in Randolph County; Brings Weekend Toll to Ten At. least JO persons have been lilkxl on Inrii/inn'.s slreo-Ls- and lijjhways over Ihc long holiday vookeml. Thri'o persons died Friday, in- chiding Ihc first Memorial Day period victim, south of Jndiana- xilis. The lalcst dead were William D. Oshler, HI, and John R u s s c 11 lones, 21), boUi of Anderson. They VL'rc killed In u two-car collision it the intersection of U.S. 35 nnd ').S. Ill) in soiiUnveMern Randolph. 'ouiily. Four oihers were injured expected wilhin a few days. " lhc crash. Under thc British constitution -Oshicr, n senior at SI, Mary's School graduated its first Nou'rni f"' 0 vlsl ' s nl "' sl he clcami b >' ' ifih . sdKwl - was slated to In'ko senlo" KnsDC- callo I on "rpnowrrt' lhc Kovcrnmeul before lh L . nion- l url "' S'-adualion exercises next .bomo., Knspc. called on icncwed arch ean consl( ] 01 . Ul( , m i, lfol . mC(I !wock. Jones was employed as a sources reported some hesitation \Kunrd nt llw <!ujdo Lamp Divi. of I ho Anglo- Ainer- I s '"" of General Motors segregation efforts so thai, by next fail Bobby Cain (the gr.aduac) will Old Order of German Baptists to Convene enjoy thc further distinction of being the first, Ins 1 : and only Negrn ever to graduate from a Tennessee school." lean split over Suez. Ezra Shuler Farm Site Of National Church Gathering DELPHJ, Ind.-Plans arc umder-! form of the Lord's Last Supper j bread, homemade apple butter and ' .Old list church which will op.cn at io a.m. Saturday, June I), on this Ezra Shuler farm a. mile west of the Carroll county line in TippMnnoe ! county and two and a half miles •,with his members feet. of a $25 camera from the glove compartment of his car parked iti front of the residence. Jerry Lcbo, of BI5 ThirteenthJ 3( , uth " ()f C olburn. street reported to police the theft The mcctlng which is cxp , oclod t\f n 4'>^ rvimm'n r,. rttY ) Min n\/\iin . ,, v...,,^« fc ^vi to draw more thnn 1,500 visitors from all parts of the United Stales, will end Tuesday, June 11, with a business meeting, Jesse Miller, of Delphi, elder of tho church for this district, will be in charge of the services which will be held Saturday. Sunday and Monday at 10 a.m. nnd 2 p.m. There also will be n communion Adlnl Leaves London LONDON' (UP)—America Democratic Party leader Adla! Stevenson leaves today for Lisbon, Portugal. During his visit in Britain, the twice - defeated presidential candidate received an honorary j service at 5 p.m. Sunday. At that degree at Oxford University. jtime the group will carry out the with thei washing' each other's 1 cucumber pickles, will the 1 regujnr menu for the meals i to be served. Two big tents will be erected. Last year the annual meeting next Thursday in a pasture field on the tOO-acre Shuler farm south of the house. The big assembly tent will scat almost 2,000 people, while Ihe dining tent will seat approximately 700 people. The Jining tent Is always filled twice for each 'meal and sometimes more, depending upon the size of the crowd. Ten head of beef, each weighing about 900 pounds; are being fattened on the Fred Baker farm in Car. roll county to provide the boiled beef and broth soup in which bread will be broken. This, along with | wus held near Dayton, 0., They have been held in Carroll cotinly on several previous occasions, the last one" having been on the John Oylcr farm, near Flora In May, .1053. Just after the dining lent was erected and the tin dishes used for cooking and serving thc food had been assembled, a 'tornado Struck thc sile, tearing down the tent and scattering thc dishes. near Lancaster, Pa., before 1750, taking for Its creed a Bible verse', "Thou shall not follow the ways of the world." Following this verse literally, women of the church wear very plain dresses, bonnets and shawls and prayer caps, Men of Hie church wear collarless coats, broadbrimmed hats and, square cut neck-lenglh hair and often beards. All new inventions were banned from their home and farms for many years. Although they now use automobiles and some modern n 11 tin AI ft "-iw MU hisinwijiii;,-) MliU auilJU llllJUm II Carroll county has three Old Or- conveniences, they still ban radios, der Gorman Baptist churches, one; television sets and pianos In their at Pyrmont, one at Mora and one homes, the wearing of any kind of at Cnmden. old mov|es | The religious ject was organized ["worldly entertainment." Bulletins ORTJN, Wash. <U1>>— Svnrclirni liclny foimd 21-immth-filil twin iiitys who hud been missing since Friday. Kerry and Kevin Yamisnli, were found 8:13 a.m. P.S.T. In n heiivlly witndod nr'cn ubout two mllirs from thi-lr f.'irm . home nr.ar here. They dliioppcnrud nbout :i:.|5 p.m. Friday when they went wnlkliiK with their puppy "Buddy" and failed to return home. A doctor examined both boys and said they wur« Buffering from exposure but appeared to be all FOR.MAV, Kiifdund (lIPl—Reld .lark, 33-year-oU Scottish clinm- plon with n knnck of benllng favored Amcrlcuns, won lh« Krlllsh Amateur golf championship today by bcHlIng U.S. Air Force Sgt. Harold Rld|[loy, Iluvertown, Pa., 2 ii nd I, In a wcll-nl.iycd 3S-holv mulch. Anderson. Stale police and nandolph coun- ly aulhoritics said a car driven by Larry Arthur Talman, 17 And. erson, failed to s'op'm Ibe'jjileiv section and rammed the Jones' car broadside. Oshior was riding in Talman'* car. O.^iier wns pronounced dead on arrival, at Henry County Hospital in New Caslle. Jones died a short lime after Ihe crash in Ball Memorial Hospital at Muncie. Tatmn;i and another passenger in his car, Bruce Elmore, ic, Anderson, were taken lo Henry County Hospital. . Jones' wife, Ruby, 2fi, nnd n son David, 3, were taken to Ball Mem'- orial. William Shellon, 48, Fredricksburg, became the first holiday vlcllm in soiitliori; Jndlnna Friday afternoon. State police said Shclton topped a lull and saw a Irac'or on US ISO two miles west of Palmyra' "c hit his brakes. State polics said apparenUy t)i e brakes wer« faulty.

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