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Twelve Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Thursday Evening, June 6, 1957. RECIPIENTS OF AWARDS AND SCHOLARSH IPS AT LOGANSPORT HIGH SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES AT BERRY BOWL Herbert Porter presents the Logansport Elks award of $500 to Harry Elliott during the commencement program at Berry Bowl Wednesday night. (Pharos-Tribune Photo-Engraving.) Wcldon Blcller shown receiving the $250 Logansport Rotary club award from Hollls Johnston during the Logansport high school commencement Wednesday night. (Pharos-Tribune Photo-Engraving.) Miss Mary Ellen Newman receives the 40 and 8 nurse award of tuition and monthly allowance from Lcland Smith during the 8CUi Logansport high school commencement program Wednesday. (Pharos-Tribune Photo-Engraving.) Beth Brumbaugh, right, was named valedictorian and Alice Jo Gear was named salutatorian during the commencement program at the high school Wednesday night. Miss Brumbaugh ranked at the top of the 201-membcr class and Miss Gear was second. (Pharos-Tribune Photo-Engraving.) Two Rivers Inch Toward Flood Stage Colorado and Red Rivers Continue Their Surge As Weather Begins to Clear By UNITED PRESS Weathermen today predicted generally dry weather for the Southwest, but the clearing skies may come too late to prevent serious flooding along the Red and Colorado rivers. A few scattered showers and thunderstorms were seen for Ihe area today, in contrast to the recent heavy rains over much of the region. The stormy weaUier advanced Into the Midwest Wednesday night and today, dumping up to nearly one inch of rain in parts of Chicago and northern Indiana. Heavy hail accompanied, the thun-der- •storms in som e areas. In Uhe Southwest, thousands of gallons of water spilled from Lake Texoma into the Red River. Meteorologist B.P. 'Hughes of Shreveport, La., said flooding is expected all along the Red River except at Shreveport. He said the river already is bankfull in Arkansas and Louisiana, and has overflowed into lowlands in sections of Texas and Oklahoma. Texas residents along the lower reaches of the Colorado River also were warned to expect extensive flooding. Cooler air overspread the Pacific Northwest during th e night, .touching off showers that ranged I up to .81 of an inch at Yakima, Wash. Showers also wore widespread in the northern and central Rockies and in ttie Middle Atlantic coast states. A warming trend occurred in the northern Great Lakes, where temperatures early Wednesday dropped to below or near freezing, but there was little temperature change elsewhere. DIVES INTO EMPTY FOOL PACHUCA, Mexico (UP)—Nearsighted Raul Mariel Cruz, 16, was in a hospital today with a broken arm and broken collarbone suffered when he dived into an empty swimming pool. Budget Cuts Are Restored INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — The Indiana State Budget Committee today restored another $130,560 of the money ordered cut from sljate expenses by the 1957 Legislature. The committee also granted several thousand dollars worth of construction and repair requests, raised the salary of the deputy state auditor, and delayed action on an increase for highway department engineers. The money restored to department and institution budgets for the current fiscal year brought to $1,710,631 the total giver, back. That was most at he $2,661,641 the cut was supposed to save. The Legislature ordered a cutback of three per cent in salary money for the fiscal year ending June 30 and five per cent in other operating expenses as an economy measure. It permitted the Budget Committee to give the money back, if necessary. The biggest restoration ordered today was 981,229 for the gross income tax division. Biggest allotment tor mental institutions was $97,000 for construc- tion at Richmond State Hospital. The Girls School got $S(5,000 for a power house, but a request for $5,088 to enclose the entrance to Norman Beatty Hospital was denied. Beatty was granted $3,500 to rehabilitate maximum security elevators. The committee approved ?143,343 for a road, bridge, bath house and concession building at Versailles State Park. The salary of deputy state auditor Allen Lindley was hiked from $8,600 a year to $9,500 and that of Mrs. Nellie Daly, Girls' School Supt., was increased from $5,100 to $5,400. The committee tabled action on a highway department request to increase engineers' salaries, including a top-level hike of an $800-$!, IGfi monthly range to $1,200-$1,416. Wilson Says Russian Policy Invites War BOSTON (UP)—Defense Secretary Charles E. Wilson said Wednesday night the danger of military conflict in Ihe next few years may be increased unless toe Communists abandon their idea of "conversion by the sword." Speaking at a $100-a-.pl.ate Republican dinner, Wilson defended President Eisenhower's record budget and pointed out that the military aid program is one of the nation's most important contributions to free world security. CUMMINS SUES COLUMBUS (UP)—The Cummins Engine Co. has filed suit to recover nearly $(14,000 in income taxes from the state. The firm | contends the taxes were levied on j income from interstate commerce and should not have been taxed 'by Indiana. . No New Polio Cases INDIANAPOLIS (UP)—No new polio cases were reported in Indiana last week, the State Board of Health said today, leaving . the total for 1957 at IB cases and one death. Marion Coanty leads in the number of victims with three, 'the survey showed. Clark, Johnson, and Monroe have reported two each. Credited with, one case apiece are Bartholomew, Boono, Delaware, Fayelte, Franklin, Henry, Jackson, Jefferson, and Tippe- oanoe counties. Airman Who Prefers Russia Discharged WASHINGTON (UP)—The Air Force has discharged an enlisted man who said he wanted to go home to Russia because he thinks there is "more opportunity" the^e than in the United Slates. The enlisted man, Airman 2-c Peter Bondarczuk, was quoted last week as saying he wanted to go back to his home in Russia. Air Force records show he claimed to have been born in Poland. Bondarauk's discharge was recommended by the physical evaluation board at Shoppard Air Force Base near Wichita Falls, Tex., where the airman lias been stationed recently. The Air Force said he was discharged "underj honorable conditions." Mrs. Grace Leedy Succumbs at Peru PERU, Ind.—Mrs. Grace Elizabeth Leedy, 61, of 15 South Wabash street, died at Dukes Memorial hospital late Wednesday afternoon after an illness of six years. Born July 8, IBUS, in Mishawaka to Honey and Rachel Smith Booker, she had resided in Peru most of her life. She was married in 1911 to Arthur Carpenter. In 1938 she was married to Lloyd Leedy, who survives. Also surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Walter ICcim, Rochester; Mrs. Fred Schradcr, LaPorle; and Mrs. Charles Koczan, South Bend; two brothers, a sister and; — five grandchildren. She was a member of the First Christian church, Grandmothers club, Rebekah lodge, and Pythian Sisters. Final rites will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Drake-Flowers chapel, with burial in Ml. llopo cemetery. Friends may call al ilia funeral home after 10 u.m. Frid;iy. COLLECT EXPENSES INDIANAPOLIS (UP) - Ally. General Edwin Steers ruled Wednesday members of the Sl.'ile Office Building Commission may be compensated for travel expenses when attending ineutiiiKS, but arc no! entitled to the usual $15 j>er diem payment. Read the Classified Ads DONT SCRATCH THAT ITCH! IN JUST 15 MINUTES. Your 40c back at any drug store if not pleased. Easy-to-apply ITCH- ME-NO'f deadens itch in MINUTES; kills germs on CONTACT. Fine for eczema, ringworm, insect bites, foot itch and other surface itches: Guaranteed locally by' Portor Drug Co. Tipron Lodge, No. 33, F. and A.M. Staled meeting Friday, Jun c 7, al 7:30 p.m. Grand Lodge Award of Gold will be presented, lo three members. All Masons Invited: —Owim Louis Khaninau, W. M. WE ARE LOADED WITH A-1 USED CARS "MOST ALL MAKES and MODELS" NEW CAR TRADE-INS. MOST OF THESE CARS ARE HOME OWNED ONE OWNERS. WE MUST MAKE ROOM FOR NEW FORD TRADE-INS CLEAN SWEEP SALE! < ONE FULL YEAR GUARANTEE! "•«--« WE CAN SELL CARS CHEAPER DUE TO LOW OVERHEAD -- OUT OF HIGH RENT DISTRICT WE WILL NOT BE UNDERSOLD! WEEK-END SUPER SPECIALS! —-—.. .,. . , • . " ~ 1951 Plymouth 4-Dr. 00 1950 Dodge 4-Dr. $125.00 1951 Chevrolet - $295.00 All other cars priced for quick sale. No reasonable offer turned down. Terms to suit. As long as 30 months on 1956 models. 2 BIG LOTS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE lot No. PH. 3178 708 Burlington HOPE-LUXEH CO., INC "YOUR FRIENDLY FORD DEALER"

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