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INDIANA: Fair, not quite so cool northwest tonight. Thursday partly cloudy and warmer. Low tonight 54 to 63. High Thursday 84 to 90. Outlook for Friday: Partly cloudy and warmer. Temperature 12 noon 74 degrees. Sunset tonight 8:14 p.m., sunrise Thursday 5:26 a.m. HOME TOWN ©trttmtte NOW IN OUR 113th YEAR HOME EDITION Founded 1844— For All I>e|>Br*m«»t» 1'hoae 4141 LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, JULY 10, 1957. Pull~LM»cd t/nllerl Pn»« Wlra Buy «nd XlKht Price Per Copy, Seven Cent* SURVEY HOOSIER CROP DAMAGE Wheat Crop in Cass Suffers Little Loss Yields Reported Above Average in Most Areas Despite Excessive Precipitation. Real Cool Hooslcrs wondered together whether temperatures in the chilly 50s this morning were left over from spring or * forerunner of autumn. Early Ibis morning Lognns- pnrt'o temperature reading was 57 degrees. By noon, however, It had climbed Into the seven- tics. The mercury dived to 51 degrees—only 19 degrees above freezing—at Gosiien this morn- Ing and 52 at South Brtul »nd Fort Wayne ns cool Canadian air spread over Indiana. Even usually muggy Evnns- ville got a low iif 62, and the Indianapolis low of 58 was within a few degrees of un all-time record which stood for 62 years. The relief was scheduled to be * shortlived, however. Aider lows from 60 to about G5 tonight, the mercury will climb into the 80s and perhaps the 90s Thursday and the air will become more humid. The outlook for Friday wan fair and warmer. Wheat harvesting in Cass county is moving inlo high gear wilh the presence of favorable weather and yields are reported to be above average in most areas. Excessive rains apparently did| not have loo much .aftect on the wheat crop. However, ia some areas, heavy rainfall did cause some damage by knocking over Ihe stalks. Nearly all the wheat taken to the grain elevators 'is No. 2 grade- testing below 14 per cent moisture and weighing less than 00 pounds per bushel. Elevator officials said that heavy dew Wednesday morning forced farmers to delay combining until afternoon when the sun had driven the moisture from the heads and stalks. The Farm Bureau Co-op elevator at Clymers reported receiving 6000 bushels ot wheat Tuesday. The wheat received Wednesday morning had been combined late Tuesday afler the elevator had closed. | Kepnrfs 63-buslicl Yield Officials at the transport E'.e- valor company reported' the majority of the wheat they were receiving was le-sting from 13.5 In 13,9 per cent moisture and weighing about 5B pounds per bushel. Cass county extension officials said this morning that favorable reports were being received by| farmers—particularly in the west-' ern part ot the county—who had planted Dual wheat a new variety now in ils second year. Earl James, assistant county agent, said one farmer had reported a yield ot 63 bushels per acre. Most of the. Dual yield reporU were running higher than expected, James said. Heavy rainfall al this lime probably -would not affect the yields in this area, Jamas said, unless .a beating rain flattened the wheat to the point where the heads could not be picked up by the combine. Cass Soil Conservation district officials also pointed out that higher yields are being reported by farmers who were careful in the preparation of the seed bed and followed recommended fertilizer and top-drc.ssing techniques. Virgil Smith Gains Delay INDIANAPOLIS (UP)—Arraignment of former highway chairman Virgil (Red) Smith and "Glo" salesman Arthur J, Mogilner on bribery charges in the Indiana highway scandal was delayed today by legal moves ot their attorneys. Mogilner and his lawyer an- . pearcd in Marion Criminal Court I nws race events. Local drivers Report Arab High Command Now In Syria Egypt Pledges Solid Support For Syria After Artillery Ellises Win Battle For Custody of HiIdy Five Year Legal Fight for Adopted Child Ended by Decision of Florida Judge. MIAMI (UP)—A Florida Circuitf judge today awarded the Melvin Duel With Israeli Forces ! B. Ellises legal custody of 6-ysar- JERL'SALEM CUP)—Cairo Radio i old Hildy McCoy,' ending' (.he Jew- reported today the supreme Arab ish coup ] e ' s five-year. JnWailh command had gone to the Israeli- Syrian border where Israeli officials said a 10-hour artillery duel had created a "grave situation." Cairo Radio, broadcasting in Hebrew, announced that Egypt had "taken all steps needed to go to Syria's aid should such aid be' required.'' Syria and Egypt are linked by military pact and have a joint military command. . The broadcast said the high command had taken over "personal, supervision" ot the bord-er area. Sniping was reported along the border today but officials said the telephone, sobbed; tight to keep the child they have raised from infancy. Judge John Prunty ruled that the Ellises, who fled their home and business in Massachusetts rather than give up the fre'ekled- faced youngster, are f proper persons" to adopt'Hildy, whose natural moliher was a Roman Catholic. The Ellises were not in court when Prunly announced his deci-' Red Bosses Tour Prague; Assail West Khrushchev, And Bulganin Turn Soviet "Charm" on Chechoslovakians Southerners Carry Fight To President Senator Richard Russell of Georgia Discusses Civil Eights Bill at White House By UNITED PRESS The leader of the fight against the administration's civil rights program carried the South's case to. the White Mouse today. Formers May Request Federal Disaster Aid Estimate More Than Half Million Acres of Crops Destroyed by Rains and Floods in Twenty-Six Counties; Schedule Meeting for Friday. I INDIANAPOLIS (UP,—Indian* (farm leaders today studied dismaying reports of mounting crop destruction from floods and heavy rain and prepared to ask disaster relief to help cushion the worst weather-caused agricultural setback in Hoosier history. Reports from 26 of the slate'* Destruction By Counties said after a conference with President Eisenhower that Uic President's mind is "not closed" to a "clarifying" amendment- to the PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia (UP) controversial legislation., But he —Soviet Communist Party leader Nikita Khrushchev began a nine- „. , _, „ „ „-,„„,! INDIANAPOLIS (UP)-Follow- Scn. Richard B. Russell <D<Ga.)l jng are csUnlalcs of Dumber of acres of counties in a broad disaster area "destroyed by ex-1 over the Indiana corn, soybean sion. But Mrs. Ellis, reached by! a « counte ^ r evolul,ion" in Czecho- Roller Skating Revue To Be Given At Fair Ostriches To Participate In Harness Races During Exposition Which Opens July 21 The Roller Eevue his been signed as the grandstand attraction at the Cass conuty Fair during Tuesday afternoon and Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday ' and Friday nights of Kair week, U, was announced Wednesday by Bun Pen- ninglon, president, and William "Babe Thomas, sucrelary ot the Cass county Fair association. Tlie fair will open July 2t. The Holler Revue is presented entirely on roller skales und is entirely different from anything aver before 'presented at the local fair, the officers pointed out. Another outstanding and completely different allraclion thia year will be Genii Holler's Wild Animal show on Monday afternoon and night, July 20. This features racing ostriches and racing camels. The- ostriches situation generally was quiet and that U.N. officials were investigating Tuesday's clash. One of seven persons wounded in Tuesday's 'battling was reported today to be in "very critical condition." Reports circulated in Jerusalem that the Soviet Union was urging Syria on to further attacks on Israeli villages, but there was no official confirmation here. But the officials said il was unlikely Tuesday's 10-hour artillery duel would precipitate an all out war; observers thought it more likely Israeli troops might attack, occupy and destroy the Syrian positions Wen retire across the border inlo Israel. "Our atlorney' just telephoned siovltia and oUher -Eastern European Communist, counlries. me that it is now Hildy Ellis. It|,_"? ut _ ,Vi?',._ c ° m 5, a ?. es :^ 1 ! 1 ™ ver has been a long time — six 'long years." The Florida Welfare Department on Monday recommended that the *ePre dent to agree to anything definite. | Russell did say that Eisenhower;County has no intention of go-ing on any g^nlon "punitive\expedition" against the' - cessi-ve water" in Indiana during floods and a rainy season, from the first official reports turned in to statf agricultural agencies: and grain belt showed nearly half a million acres of crops were ruined. Meanwhile, additional reports Soy Small | from other counties were dribbling Corn bcniis Grain ! ln .,?, nlld indications more than a South. Other congressional news: , ,,,,,, ,j JIells Canyon: Quick maneuver happen," Khrushchev told a cheer-1 ing and absenteeism won a one- ing crowd estimated by Czech I WCEk reprleve for t! lc controversial officials at some 200,000 persons, The Soviet party chief looked fresli and buoyant rs he swung given Uie child. The down fw >m ° s P ecial trai " wearing .3 iaun'.v • now nnnnmn I'.nt report said thai lo "separate Uie I j n " c child from the only parents she|g an i n bill to build a federal high dam at Hells CiJnyon. The bill seemed headed for certain rejection bc- Brown Carroll Clark Clay Crawford Dubois s Floyd Fountain Franklin 1 1m 1 ftnn . million acrcs of crops were Wiped ° Ut by flash floods ot snln11 6,000 1,500 20,000 10,000 3,000 7,125 210 5,213 16,000 2,500 2,000 2,900 1,250 4,700 26,350 3,950 650 has ever known would do tore liie House Interior Commi'.i-i2|(j reene when Chairman Clair E:igle 'D-; Hamilton Hancock' 2,000 1,000 30.00015,000 5,000 15,000 streams, overflows streams, hail and excessive rainfall. Mi:et With Governor A meeting of stale and agricultural officials in Governor Handley's office was set for Friday lo discuss a request the state be" declared a federal disaster area in serious damage to hor emotional security." The report cited Ihe Ellises "excellent repulation, ade- quale income and belter than average home" in recommending the adoption. Prunty said the best interests of after their 24-hour "whistle stop" trip across Czechoslovakia from the Soviet border. Bul'ganin's ,eycs were bloodshot as with great fatigue, for lack of a quorum. Status of Forces: A bill to prevent foreign trials of American servicemen, and force renegolialion of Ihe country's slalus of forces Syrian and Israeli troops bom- Hildy would be promoted by tti_e |ghoek f0[ . ce f / tj]e pl . oparaU( , n flf ' barded each other for, ]0 hours j adoption. He saici that as of this .. -. •• I UL klflu v.uulll>lj a t>kubun Wl iUJ.l'^a Khrushchev told an elite and I agreements with its Allies pan into respectfully attentive audience unex ,pectcd opposition in the House that the West planned lo "regen- - • - ••• erale" Germany ."in the role of a. Tuesday across' their mountainous farmland frontier. The fighting did not end until United Nations truce observers ordered a sixth cease fire. Each side blamed Uie other. are- substituted for horses in bar- date she is Ihe logal heir of the Ellises and that hereafter "will be known as Hildy Ellis." The slate of Massachusetts and the natural mother, Marjorie McCoy, had contested the adoption* of the child, who was born out of wedlock ia.Boston, The Ellises got the. child 10 days attcr she was born. But the natural mother began court action against the Ellises' adoption petition ia Massachusetts, claiming she did not know the Ellises were Jewish whon she gave up Hildy. died at B:3D a.m. Wednesday at j She said she wanted the child to- St. Joseph hospital atle-r a linger- be raised by a Catholic family, C. E. Weser Passes Away Charles Edwin Wcscr, 75, 317 Eighth stlcct, former capla-in o( Indiana conservation officers ing illness. Bora in Shanpsville on Dec. 29, 1881, he was tiie son of Edward and Wil'hiilmina Wesor. The deceased wa« a member of the Broadway Methodist church and a charter member ot the Eagles lodge in Kokoho. Mr. Weser caimo lo Logahsport in 1010. Survivors I but expressed no desire to rear the child herself. Bilter legal hassling over the child's future in Massachusetts ca,mc lo a climax when the slate Supreme CourtU-hore ruled against the Ellkscij in 1955, when Hildy was 4 years old. ' The Eilises fled Ihe slate with Hildy, living In several, cities be- include his wife, | fore settling in Miami Beach qulol- Muriel, Iwo sons, Charles E. Jr., 1 ;y a year ago. They were traced city; und Richard L,, Cleveland,' 0.; a daughter, Mrs. Ilut-h Ann Grouse, Arlington, Va.; five grandchildren, ami a niece, Mrs. Fred to July 22 to give them time to: rac us prepare motions lo quash a 12- unusual! attraction, count indictment. The indictment was returned recently by a grand jury which said Mogilner sold to add to the. fun of this this morning and asked for a delay'a™ expected lo participate in these! Mustard, Koko.mo. One daughter 1 ' --'-' ' "-" ' ' "-'- preceded In death. Final riles will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Me- Closkey-Hwmlllon chapel with the Rev, Raymond Echols officiating. Burial will be made in Crown l-'olnt cemelury al Kiiknmo. j Tho Kokomo Eagles lodge will conduct riles nt Ihe chapel at 1! p.m. Friday. more than a million dollars worth of equipment to Ihe slaie during Ihe administration of former Ciov. George Craig and jjave more than $41,000 of his profits to Smith. Judge Pro Tcm Keith Rcc«e granted th« delay. Smith's attorney filed a quash motion Tuesday in a bid to throw out a (i-cfliml indlctmcnl ot bribery against liio ex-chairman. Prosecutor .John 0. Tinder, who directed the grand jury investigation which resulted in the Indictments as well as others, asked the court lo rule ns promptly as possible on the motions. The Wild Animal show also will include u Zonkuy, half zebra uml half u donkey featured in Riplcy's "Bolievc It Or Not." The two-hour attraction also includes an ape, a performing elephant, llamas, trick horses and trick riding, tho fair officers reported. Tho opening ovenl Sunday afternoon and night, July 21, the International Auto Daredevil contest, will pit three different daredevil shows against ouch other for the 1957 world championship. The three shows are Billy Green's world famous "Canadian Aces, 1 ' Dick Rogers' "All American Motor Maniacs," und -Beam's 11)38 World Champion Aulo Daredevils. lo Florida by Massachusetts au- Uiorilics. Report of Aircraft Crash Is Erroneous BARSTOW, Cullf. (UP) — An apparently erroneous report that a large aircraft had crashed during a new war." The audience included Czech President .Anlonin Zapotocky. "We must be vigilant," Khrushchev said. "There is a constant danger of war as Jong exists." Khrushchev also said:. —The W-estern "Imperialists" are widening the division of Europe through military group- •ings. . —The now dor-man militarism threatens the liberty and independence of countries which lost sons 'and daughters lo Ihe Nazis. —The Communist, world must Rules Committed today. The committee tailed to act on-a proposal to bring the bill, already approved by the Foreign Affairs Committee, to a floor vote. Meat Packers: Spokesmen for the meat packing industry flashed at a House Agriculture Committee meeting over a proposal to give Ifcnry Hunting UM Johnson Knox Monroe 4,000 l.OMj crop losscs> ! the face of millions of ; Of 8,000 1,000 3,000 1,000 500 18,000 5,000 2,000 1,000 1,000 300 Montgomery 23,760 4,000 10,500 Morgan Pike Posey Pula.sM Verm HI ion Warren Sullivan 12,000 0,000 2,000 9,600 6.400 2,400 21 ,(500 10,400 1,030 1,200 SCO 1-3,000 30,MO 500 12,100 5,500 4,500 20,000 10,000 18,000 intensify the straggle for ending ci e ,. s wns n tribute to the industry's the armaments race, Including a | "proud record ot observance of ban on H-bomb tests and produe- federal regulations" and did not " on> reflect any lax Jaw enforcement. Zapotocky pledged "indissoluble friendship" will) n u s s i a and lauded the "powerful impetus" given !>y the Soviet Union in ousting what Khiuis-hqhcv called the "black slicop" from the Communist leadership. Vandals Upset 8 Tombstones PRRU, Ind.—Eight large tombstones, some weighing more than a ton, were overturned by vandals In the Calholic cemetery JUKI wcsl of the Peru clly limits sometime Hurry! Hurry! Derby Entries Hearing Close Youngsters Hnvc Kest of Week to SIKH Up for Annual Soup I?ox Classic This U. the final week for registration in Ihc sixth annual All- American Snap Box Derby in LoUalnmalilng: The Senale Com- Kansport July 31. morce Committee approved a bill,' Don? Myers, derby director, em- to establish a national commission I pliaslzed this fact at u clinic meet- as imperialism. ii le Federal Trade Commission conlrol of their industry's trade practices;- L. Elaine Uljenquist of the Western States Meat Packers A-ssn. said the Agriculture Department "has little or no interest" in regulating meat merchandising and suitl this was demonstrated by its "almost lolal inaclivily... over a period of 3(1 years." F.W. Specht, president of Armour & Co,, said any lack of enforcement or- n-nd ConsM'valion Committee, said the loss was fur greater liian officials anticipated \vhcn they ordered a ominly-by-county check last week at a preliminary meeting. "It certainly warm-its disaster rolief," Roberts said. "These first report.? indicate there is much disaslor both at the farm level and for Ihe economy as a whole. "The loss will run into millions of dollars for farmers, and that loss will be foil by businessmen, who will miss Die- fanner's dollars. Never Sn Widespread "Tliis is (he worst I've ever .seen. I've talked to various people will! more experience than I and they say tho same thing." Roberts said no weather-caused disaster affecting farmers in this important corn belt state ever before was so "widespread." Only the northern third of the stale was little a-ffoolcd, and the- brunt of the damage was borne by counties in the While and Wab;ish River walersheds, Reports from Uic first 3-1 coun- lo study roinmnking efforts and methods. 'Schnoln: Supporters of a federal school conslipuolfon p r itgro in sought a green lipil from the House Rules Committee in tukc their $1,.')00,000,ODD "compromise" plan lo the House floor for n vote. Bui cbnnces of House approval seemed dim. The measure severe electrical storm over 1 during the nighl, Carelaker Mel- June Deaths Twenty-One The Board ot Health reported Wednesday that there In Ihe city in Ward males and !) fcmnlcH, weru June, Tinder said the prosecution "wlj! | These three shows will compete beat down each move as -fast as we can." Ask Registered Nurses To Operate First Aid Station During Fair " Twenty-one rcv-ii.stcred mirsc.i arc being silked by the Red Cross chapter to volunteer for duly in the first aid unit at Ihe Cass County Fair July 21-28. Miss Thelmn Deane, chairman of nursing services ot the Cass county chapter, said the unit will bo a trailer from Iho Anoka Trailer Court and will be located near Ihe grandstand. Duty hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p m., 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., and from 5 p.m. un.Hl U p.m., Miss Duane said, Any innctlve registered nurse who could volunteer her services to maintain the 'station is asked to contact the chapter ottlcc, 3'I50. TWO B10YCLKS STOLEN It was reported Wednesday that A red und while bicycle owned by Larry Bever was taken from 010 Schultz street, The other missing bicycle belong. *d to Shirley Long, t!00 Culbertson *lr*et. in all contestub'iu events. Three men, one fro^ each show, will roll three different automobiles end One person was between 30-<10 years old; two were between '10-fiO years old; one between Sfl-00; four between (10-70; seven between 70- HO; five between BO-UO years old; and- one stillbirth. over end ami side over side. Thrcci Tll ° bo « r ? rc P° r; KfllA thor « wa ^ men will also do the other 32 •""» ™™ of mewles reported and events, Including tho tnmous Leap ™ e tuberculosis case, of Death. Severn! Cass county owned horses are expected to participate in the harness race events to be held Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons o^' fun' week, This weeks' attractions will end with another aulo thrill show on Saturday afternoon and night. The Floyd Goodlng shows and rides again be the cm-nival attraction on the midway. With only a week and j half remaining until Ihe opening ot the exposition, workmen are busy cleaning the grounds und making repairs lo Uie fair buildings. Farmer Kiilnlly Crushed MARION (UP) — Glen Hurrolcl 04, Fairmount, diod Tuesday in Marlon General Hospital of In 1 two bicycles wore stolen Tuesday juries sustained a short time be' fore wWen he was crushed between a farm tractor and a hay baler. Ilarrold was fastening the tractor and baler together with 12- year-old Jerry SUnger operating the trnclor w-hon the accident happened. During Iho month there were hlrlhs, 50 males' and <M remotes. towering 7,(KK!-foot Clark Mountain scnl a reseuo tca-m Inlo the aron near the l)!evadn slate lino today, but no wrecfcnge of any kind was [ound. Lt. Bud M.oorc of the California Highway Patrol climbed 1 back down from the 7,000-toot level and said, "There's absolutely no wreckage up there." Ho said a vln TccI reported ot 7:30 a.m. Wcdnseclay. The vandals also look two cc- men I flower urn.s and smashed them against other • tombstones. They made the dosocrutlon complete by throwing flattened beer cans around the cemetery, The damage was estimated al several hundred dollars. Sheriff in Derby headquarters Tuesday nlghl. To dale, 51 boys have entered Ihc nice. Myer.s said lluil seven more sponsors for Ihe race have been signed in Ihc pnsl few days, They are: Automatic Service, Inc. of Loiran.sjwl.; John Cupper Farms ot Slar Cily; Gniblo Gar would audhori/e the federal gov- ace of Twelve; Mile; Hubbard ornmenl lo spend 300 m i 11 i o n'Chevrolet of Mnnliccllo; Marshall dollars a year for Ihe next five years lo help stales build needed classrooms. boll had set limber afire r Arthur Johns and Pollcemnn Maron the slope and '.hut It appeared from a dlslan.ee to have been a plane crash. Ion Newby Investigated. Flngcr- Not Missing At All CHICAGO (UP)— Mrs. Ernest R. Graham, 7if, missing Chicago so- clnlllc, returned to .her "Gold Chevrolet of Royal Center; Mn.nn Chevrolet of Flora; and Clawson Chevrolet or Delphi, Boys wishing l« rcgisler can do so nt WSE Chevrolet in Lngansport or with any coopernling Chevrolet denier in Ihe six county area. Cars must be finished and Cons!." 'homo here Xxlay, surprised I brought (o Ihe local derby head- 'by Iho furor her disappearance hart caused. She was located Tuesday in Terrc 1-Iaulc, Ind., after telephoning a member of her household stuff to report she was "ull right" prints of Iho culprints were ob- and "just having koubie with my laincd. I car." DREDGING JOB IS HALF FINISHED fV^vn, ,•".' "« Jn Memorial hospital tborcs were <1<I births und in SI. Joseph hospital there were fiO births. Ot these births, 51 wcro lo out- of-town residents and <13 to city residents, Causes of death In June wore: cancer and other tumors, three; discuses of nervous syslem and sense organs, five: disease's of dr- ctilutory system, eight; diseases ot respiratory syslem, one; diseases ot genlto-urlnary system, three. There were 111) complainls to the board in Juno: about gm-bui<e, 17; trash, 7; burning garbage, 3; unsanitary houses, 2; dog bites, 4; weeds, 33; open drains, 2; insects, 2; dead dogs, 2; bear bite, J; monkey bite, 1; septic tank, 2; odor, 9; outside toilets, 2; bees, 2. There wore 20 restaurants inspected, five violations wero found and ihrc'o were corrected; 11! taverns wore Inspected, four violations were found und two corrected, During the month 450 CC's of polio vaccine and 12 CC's of gamma fiobuUn were Issued. student at Taylor University, wns killed Tuesday nlghl In a traffic accident on Ind, 22-1 near here. Dredging operations In the Eel river above the dam will bt* about hiilf complete by Ihe end of Ihe week. I Authorities said the accident quarters on Friday and Saturday, July lion. nnd 27. fur finnl Adjustments cnn be made then In line wilh qualifications for Ihc race. The local winner will receive the E. N'. Cole plaque And gel nil all- expense lour lo Ihc Inicrnulional Finals at Akron, Ohio on August 1ft. Former local winners have been Billy Ogle.Hby of Peru.'1952; Bobby Burbour, Lognnsport, 1953: Bob s'lus'er, Mon(lcellc), 1854; Larry Kcnncll, I/ognn.sport, 11)55, and Her- mnn N-cff Jr., Flora, 19..i«. Neff placed fifth In Ihe finals nl Akron, Niiff will serve a.s official fltig- man llii/i yenr. Personnel of Ihe city's summer recreation program will aid In presentation of the annual show on College Hill. Local race l.s sponsored Ibis yenr by Ihe Lojfmisporl. Pharos-Tribune nnd Press nnd the WSE Chevrolet nnd other denlers in Die six-county area. Myers said Dickie J. Burns of Lalc« Clcoll, whose cnr will be locally sponsored by Ihc Webster grocery ;il L/ikc Clcoll, has reported that his car is completed. Student's Wife Dies As Car Leaves Road IIL'NTINGTON, Ind. (UP)-Mrs. _ ties to send in survey material showed 300,000 acres of corn destroyed, 125,000 acres of soybeans lost j»)d 75,000 acres of small grains ruined beyond redemption. Among Hie big corn losses were Sullivan Counly, 30,000 acres, Posey 21,BOO, Montgomery 23,7fiO, Grot-no 30,(XX), Clay 20,000, Fountain 2(i,350, Dubois 16,000, Hamilton ]5,000. Wheat losses included 15,000 acres in Greene County, 10,000 in Clay, so.om in Vcrmlllioti, 10100 in Posey nnd 10,000 in Sullivan. Sullivan County also lost in.ooo acres of small grains, Montgomery 10,500 nnd Hnnlington 10,000 acres of haw alone. Although reports cnmc from 34 counties out of Ihe stale's 92, the estimates of crop acreage lost n<-- (tially came from only 20. Might of the counties which reported #;ive no figures and snid cither Unit there was no loss at nil or "very little," ' Noble and White wwe the only counlles reporting no , Whilcly, NYwIon, Miami, I,.v Poi'ie, "very little." and Cass ronor(«J 'Leon C. Sharp, 81, I Called by Death af ^ Home Near Walton WALTON _' Leon Claud Sharp. «!, died nl IflrM o'clock Wednesday mornliiK al his home, rural route 3, Lngnnsporl, following an illness of six months. A Cnss county resident sine* 1(107, he lived on the present farm, near Ihc Washington township school, for Iho past 50 years, Born In Miami county June 5, IRK, he wns (lie son of Samuel and Isabella Sharp. lie married Lucln- du Vornon March 30, 1111)9. Surviving are the widow; fiv» children, John W., of Indianapolis William I,., i-oulo 3, U«unsport, Forest E., near Walton, Mrs. June K. Sailors, roule, Logansnorl and Albert .)., ot roule 1, L»g;,i)sport; one brother. Kdmond K. Sharp, Kokomo; two sialcrs. Mrs. Ruby |Grecn, of Hunker Hill, and Mrs. Patricia Ann Gulled, 21, wife of a Marguerite Kane, of New Jersey; Tliv .Win) null fill illrl'l, being pumped Into the »ld race loading la Ihe electric light plnn ., which will lie completely filled 'when the operation U complete. The dredging will Improve the water tlcpoitli shove the dam,. Inn, us the operation la deepening the river bed nit to eight feet and will be "bout )2 '«' ie'»I depth. Al prcHcnl, Ihe bed Id about three lo four leet deep. Joe Meteer l» operator-of the dredge, and 1'hllllp MOOD, Wlnamac, II Ull ainliUnt. M*l*er Bro». of Kocheiler, hail Ihe contract fur the job. (Pbaroi-Trlbune Photo-Engraving.) occurred when her husband. Ronald, 19, lost control of the car, apparcnly blinded by headlights M grandchildren; 12 grcat-grnnd- children nnd several nieces and no- phcws. Two Infants and a 15 yenr old soo, Samuel, arc deceased. The body was removed lo tb» Miller Funornl Home In Walton, nnd will be returned to the rail- of an oncoming vehicle, and ,deuce al II o'clock Thursday morn- crashed Into a ditch after ride- ing. *wii>lng a bridge. I Funeral sorviCM art

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