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Wednesday -Evening, July 3, 1957. Logansport, Indiana, Pbaros-Tribun* Fiv« Major League Leaders National League Player & Club G. AB B. H. »'ct. Fondy, Pitts. 61 246 30 88 .358 Musial, St.L. 70 279 46 98 .351 Aaron, Milw. 74 315 59 106 .337 Robinson," Cinci. 72 292 56 94 .322 Mays, N.Y. 72 276 55 89 .322 American League Mantle, N^Y. 71 241 64 92 .382 Williams, Bost'. 66 231, 53 ' 82 .355 Boyd, Balti. 69 230 42 78 .339 Mabor.e. Bost. 72 294 33 98 .333 Fox, Chi. 72 280 44 91 .325 Home Runs National League—Aaron, Braves -24; Musial, Cards 18; Malhews, BraVes 16; Snider, Dodgers. Crowe, Redlcgs, Banks, Cubs, all 15. American League — Mantle, Yanks '22; Williams, Red Sox 20; Sievers, Sena-tots 18: Maxwell, Tigers 16;--Zernial, Athletics 15. Runs Batted In National League—Aaron, Braves 66; Musial, Cards 61: Hoak, Red- logs 54; Ennis, Cards 49; Mays, Giants 48. American League—Sievens, Ssn- ators 57; Mantle, Yanks 55; Mai- zone, Red Sox 53; S k o w r o n , Yanks 52; Jensen, Red Sox 51. Pitching Shanlz, Yanks 9-1; Schmidt, Cards 6-1; Trucks, Athletics 6-1; Sanford, Phils 9-2; Bunning, Tigers 9-2. It May Be July But Its Christmas Tree Trimming Time Cub Infielder Good Field, But No Hit CHICAGO 'UP) — Jack LHtrell does everything in major league fashion, except hit. That's why the new Chicago Cubs shortstop tries something new every time he steps to the urday in Woodlawn hospital in Rochester. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kough and son of Logansport spent Sunday here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Crabill. Her father has been ill for sometime, but he ii imporved. The Misses Mary Henning and Luanne Adams will attend Thursday till Sunday a Youth for Christ Conference at Winona Lake, Indiana. Miss Pat Kumlef of Indianapolis spent July 4 with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Kumler. Shearing Christmas trees in July—that's what extension forester Ed Loll, center, advocated yesterday at a dcmnnstration on the Jim Black farm, east of Lgansporl. , Lott watches as Dick Wlngard, Purdue student in training at the extension office In Delphi, and W. S. Weaver, Christmas tree grower from (Pharos-Tribune Photo-Engraving.) well-iliminated, otherwise the growth formed, and salable. In one acre, and shape of the tree will be Delphi, try their hand at It. Christmas tree growing, if done a tree that will be dense in line with standards laid down by university extensions, is not a lazy man's job. This was in evidence Tuesday afternoon at a tree-shearing demonstration on the Jim Blark [arm east of LogansporL Clipping away under a beaming year, about Three Yanks Gain Semis WIMBLEDON, England (UP)— All is not lost yet for some Americans competing in the Wimbledon tennis championships. Fort he firstt imei n 32 years, the Yanks found themselves o.! the outside looking in for today's semifinals of the men's singles, which pittedd efendingc hampion ,Lew Hoard of Australia against __ _. iSven Davidson of Sweden and Cubs Manager Bob ScheMing j A S t,i cy Cooper against Nealc Fras- rales Liltrell as top grade in all c , r j n am ) a ii-Aussie affair. shewed and explained • to Carroll and Cass county spectators the pruning methods advocated by the university to grow a quality Christmas tree. Each tree, said Lptt, must be sheared by and to eventually have plate with a bat. and why he I sun, extension forester Ed Lott works overtime in the practice cage. "I hit real well the last half of the season with Portland last he said. "Must have hit .350 with about 18 home runs. But I -don't have movies of what I did then, and I've tried to hit the same way here that I did there, and it doesn't feel natural." Littrell, 26, said he used a closed stance when he had his hitting splurge with Portland to finish the season with a .307 batting averaqe, the only lime he's been over- .300 in nine years of professional baseball. "I don't know why it hasn t •worked here," he said. "I've tried to open my stance for a few games and then go back to the closed stance, but it hasn't worked yet. If I ever get to feeling natural, I'm sure I'll hit." where they are spaced live feel apart, there can be 1,742 trees. Black has about % acres. Lott noted and demonstrated four salient points of pruning; 1. Between, whorls, on the main 'vertical trunk, there mil si. be uniform distance, 10 lo 12 inches. This is done by cutting a main branch each year, starting ihe third year of growlh. At the point where the scissors snip the branch, the side branches, or laterals, bloom and spread out horizontally. 2. "Double leaders" musl be e- warped. A "double leader" is a tree with two main trunks. Priming Christmas trees piggy-back beats a step-ladder. Tuesday at the Christmas tree pruning demonstration on the Jim Black farm, eight-year-old Paul Nunn climbed aboard the shoulders of extension forester Ed Lott to snip that upper branch. Nunn is the nephew of Chris Held, of the Cass County Soil Conservation Service. Lolt averred'that Christmas tree growing was hard work but he was optomistic about the future of the business. Cub Ceremony To Be Held An orientation program, known as Wcbelos Day, for Cub Scouts who are soon to graduate to the rank of Boy Scout, is scheduled for Wednesday, July 10 at Camp Buffalo, it was announced by Field Scout Executive Richard Posner of the Three Rivers Council, Boy Scouts of America. Any registered Cub Scout who will be 10% years of age,by Aug-. ust 1, and his father, are eligibla ] to participate in the program I wliich will begin al 2 p.m., and close after the evening camp-fire. The program will include a visit to all major camp activity areas, rifle range, archery, scoutcraft, handicraft, instruction in water safely and a 30-minule supervised swim, participation and practice in Tenderfoot requiremenls and l skills, participation in chapel services retreat ceremony, an By clipping at strategic points on I quality". Only the tree that has the side branches, other side'pleasing form will get the best branches will sprout and fill in market. The most effective way any noticeable gaps that detract from the shape of the tree. This is the most effective way of getting compact form. 4. Growth of big, wide laterals is controlled by shearing. Any side branches which spread out and obstruct growth ot others can be clipped off, and thus controlled. Kewonna Kewanna Mother's club was entertained at a breakfast Friday in the home of Mrs. George Callahan in Rochester. The hostess was assisted by Mrs. Hatlie Corsaut and Mrs. Victor Smith. In a business session the follow- of Lafayette to Gary Saturday to attend the wedding of a relative. Mr. and Mrs. Fred McPherscn and son of Flora were guests recently of Mrs. Foe Culp. Ted Reed and 'family of Connorsville were guests recently in the home of his sister, Mrs. Arnold Zellcrs and family. that Indiana producers can compete with the lower-priced trees from the north is by growing a beautiful tree, he said.. Indiana scotch pine trees have the advantage over northern trees in that the needles of the tree will not drop. This lack of shedding is a boon to the Indiana tree. and Mrs. Asa Whipple of Winamac spent Thursday with the Brown family. Mrs. Harold Herder and family of Cincinnati, Ohio are here for a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Dwyer. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Montz of Wolcottville were guests Sunday in (Pharos-Tribune Photo-Engraving.) The pruning operations Tuesday sale and profit. were performed on scotch pine and red pine trees, which must be sheared between mid-June and mid-July. The demonstration was sponsored by the Extension Service and Soil Conservation Service. Gus Thias, Cass County Agent, was in charge of the meeting. Chris Held, work unit conservationist of the SCS, told the group that there were numerous plots Harold Berry, Carroll County Agent, and Dick Wingard, student in training there, attended the demonstration. They were accompanied by W. S. Weaver, of Delphi, who has grown Christmas trees for several years. Dwight Smith, member of the board of directors" of the Cass County Soil Conservation District, told the group some of his exper- ot ground in the county, on which iences in raising Christmas trees, trees could be planted, either to j which he has grown for seven stop soil erosion or to grow for)years. William Miller of Royal Center, and Mr. and Mrs. August Miller and June Heiny of Monticello and Mr. and Mrs. Ted Miller of Grass Creek. E. J. McNabb went to Detroit Monday to undergo surgery. He was accompanied by Mrs. McNabb ill a uLi.ini'.o.j u^^^i,i/i> ...*. tu,.<*,. £j£lllua C1MU lulljlljr. w LfJLUlL V11J V VVULl: KUCal.3 aullucly Mil . ,, . . , . ,. _. , , ing officers were elected: Mrs. M and Mrg _ Alhc ,. t Smil;h al; . |lhc home of their son, Henry Montz ^nd then 'laughter, Mrs. Ronald phases except wilh Ihe bal. "lie's got a good arm and can make a good Ihrow. He's fasl, and he makes all Ihe plays at shortstop. And he's thinking too. He won't hurt you in the field. But I wish he'd hit better." Scheffing has been working with lillrell on his baiting whenever he gets a chance. But that's rare. "He can hit a long ball when he's right,", said Scheffing, who managed in the Pacific Coast „._„.... League himself last year and sawj Knode ot p ores t Littrell when he was hoi. Lillrell last week got his first major league home run against Pittsburgh, bul his average with the Cubs has hovered iround .200. Despite'his failure with the bat, Litlrell hasn't pulled down Ihe •wrath of either the Cubs fans or the baseball writers. They respect him for his fielding and he gets cheers frequently for his play in the field. However, in the women's singles three of the four semifinal berths belonged to American lassies, while the underdog Yanks were well represented in all three doubles divisions. Top - seeded AHhea Gibson of New York led the U. S. advance into the women's semifinals andj Thursday will face Britain's IB-' year-old 6-foot prodigy, Christine Truman. The other match will bring together Dorothy Head Knode ot Forest Hills, N. Y., and Darlenc Hard of Montebello, Calif. In the men's doubles, two 'U.S. Callahan, president; Mrs. Smith, vice president'; and Mrs. Carl Smith, Ireasurer. The club voled lo give $25 lo the Fulton County Foundation for Handicapped Children. Mrs. Ralph Foglesong cnlerlain- ed the social club in her home Wednesday evening. Mrs. E. J. McNabb was co-hosless. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Brown and Mr. and Mrs. Pat Robbins of Indianapolis and Mrs. Minnie 'Evans of Kewanna were gucsls of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Campbell at a barbecue picnic dinner Sunday. lende'd Ihe Little reunion at Culver j and family. Park Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Leonard Garner and son, of Rolla, Mo., are guests here this week of his par- enls, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Garner and other rclalives. Mr. and Mrs.~ Calvin Harmon of Claypool were guests here Sunday of Mrs. Minnie Bennett. Barbara Ann Carr of Logansporl. spent last week here with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jonas Brown and family. Her' parcnls, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Carr spent Fri- The Christian film, "Big Brother", w.ill be shown at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the Kewanna Baptist church. Mr. anil Mrs. Earl Heimburgcr of Lafayette spent Monday here wilh Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Cook and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Buler spent Tuesday in Chicago. Dinner guesLs Sunday of Mrs. Ada Miller wore Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Null accom- day here with Ihe Browns. Jona- panicd Mr. and Mrs. Willard floanllhan Brown of Logansporl and Mr. 1 graybeards Gardnar Mulloy Denver, Colo., and Budge Pally of Lcs Angeles and Paris—pulled off one of the tournament's biggest upsets Tuesday by whipping the young Aussie tandem of Cooper and Mai Anderson, 6-3, 6-3, 6-0. In the women's singles Tuesday, Miss Gibson breezed past Sandra Reynolds of South Africa, M, 6-4; Structural Steel Mervis Steel Co., Kokomo Phone 4121 But when he comes to bat in Miss Hard |]psot tolH .. time ilo innings with men on base anal . , _,,:_„ n, n ,. a i. n t late innings with men the Cubs behind, Schoffing usually puts in a pinch hitler, and nobody queslions his judgment. Middlecoff and Stranahan Qualify For British Open ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (UP) Confident Cary Middlecoff and Frank Stranaha'n carried America's hopes today as the first round of the British Open golf championship got underway. Only two other Americans—former public links champion Gene Andrews of Pacific Palisades, Calif., and Air Force Lt. Frank Keck of Champaign, 111.—were in the numbered the scattered regions of the British Empire. Middlecoff, the U. S. Open champion in 1949 and 1956 and runner- up in 1957, had many anxious moments in the second round of qualifying play Tuesday after shooting a so-so 73 round to go with his opening round 75,-Stranahan, Ihe relaxed millionaire from Toledo, Ohio, who has done some of his best playing on British soil, fired a 70 for a two-round qualifying total of 141. Veteran Bobby Locke of Soulh Africa, British Open champion in 3949, 1930 and 1952, and British Hyder Cupper Bernard Hunt tied for the medal with 137 totals as 9fi players in all qualified for the championship flight. pion Louise Brough ot Beverly Hills, Calif., 6-2. 6-2, and Mrs. Knode ousted Miss Reyes, 6-4, 6-0. Ex-Major League Hurler Adolf Luque Stricken in Cuba HAVANA, Cuba, (UP)—Adolfo Luque, former major league pitcher, died here today at the age of 66. Death was attributed lo a heart attack. Luque spent 21 years in the National League, breaking in with the Boston , Braves in 1914 and ending his active career wilh the New York' Giants in 1935. He appeared in two World Series, with the Cincinnati Reds in championship flight, which ««. wim ine ^incinnai msus m ,ered a host of Ihrcals from »» and wiUi ."je Gianls in 1933. Rainers On Vncnlion GASTAAD, Switzerland (UP1— Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco began a two - months vacation at the Chalet Saanu,us near here today. Their daughter, Princess Carolina, arrived here Iwt week with her nurses. He was the winning pitoher in. Ihe fiflh and final game of Ihe 1933 Scries. Luque went lo the Reds in 1918 and during Ihe next 10 years was raled among the league's outstanding pitchers. His best year was in 1923 when he posted a record of 27 games won againsl lost. and 1931, and joined Ihe Giants in 1932. After ending his active career in 1935, Luque' stayed on as coach for Uic Giants until 1938. Lnquc chalked up an overall record of 194 games won to 179 lost during his career. Maglie Finally Goes Route Against Giants NEW YORK, (UP)—Sal .Maglie's 6-0 victory for the Do'dgcrs Tuesday night finally gave him "complete" vindication over' his old team, the Giants. It marked his first complete game against the Giants since they traded him away Ji 1955. DRIVE-INN PACKAGE LIQUORS U.S. 24 AT WiST LINDEN AVE. Gray from Ohio. day from Ft. Dodge, Iowa, where she visited her sister-in-law, Mrs. Fred Dahlke. .Robert Bell, pastor of the Kewanna Baptisl church is spending this week at Crystal Lake where he is counselor and teacher al Ihe GAR Baptist Boy's camp. Johnny Good, son of Mr. am Mrs. Delbcrt Good of Kewanna Mrs. Ida Hogan returned Satur-| underwent au appendectomy Sat evening meal al camp, and games and attendance at the evening camp-fire. The Wcbelos Day commilte and he camp staff will be in charge of the event. Committee members are as f ol- ,ows: William Gardner, chairman; Richard Posner, Robert Kleifgen, Eugene 'Ingram and -Edwin Brubaker. Klwanlans Hear CD Officl.il Brewstcr Slickney, of the Indianapolis Civil Defense department, explained the functions of the organization during the Kiwanis club meeting Tuesday. LI. Dave Thomas, 1953 graduate of Logansporl high school and recent graduate of the West Point Military Academy, was a guest at the meeting. RETIRED FARMER DIES LINTON (UP)—Michael Ncff, 85, Worlhhigton, died in Freeman- Greene County Hospital here Tuesday of injuries apparently sustained when hit by a car as ho crossed a Bloomficld street Thursday. An inquest will be held lo determine the cause of death ol the retired farmer. OPEN The 4th From 10:00 a.m. 'till 1:00 a.m. U. S. 24 S West linden Ave. YOUR ONE-STOP PARTY SHOP Phone 21162 SAVE FOR YOUR INDEPENDENCE DAY with our friendly help! 2'/2% 2%' 1 YEAR THRIFT CERTIFICATES In Multiplei of $1,000 PASSBOOK SAVINGS Highest rates that can be paid by any INSURED BANK in Indiana. THE FARMERS & MERCHANTS STATE BANK, Logansport Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Member Federal Reserve System 1902 55 Yean of Uninterrupted Service to This Community 1957

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