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Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, June 18, 1957
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INDIANA: Partly cloudy, hot and humid with scattered showers this evening. Chance of a few locally severe thunderstorms north- portion. Clearing and turning- cooler late tonight. Wednesday mostly fair. a little cooler and less humid. Temperature 12 noon 84. Sunset 8:15 sunrise 5:17. LOGANSPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY "YOUR HOME TOWN INEWSiPAPER 1 NOW IN OUR 113th YEAR HOME EDITION Founded 1844— For All Departm« ('Jboce 4141 LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, TUESDAY EVENING, JUNE 18, 1957. »-«ll-I,«».fd United Pram Wlw» Dnr «Md — ' J Price Per Copy, Seven Cents HOUSE PASSES CIVIL RIGHTS BILL Break in Heat Wave Promised Hoosiers Less Humid Weather Is Predicted by Weather , Bureau; Wednesday Forecast Fair and Cooler. By UNITED PRESS • I I- —A r|Rm IIVMIjr r"| I rl3Crl I lUJil I • A cool front headed for Indiana today and promised relief from a humid heat wave. . The noon forecasts for Hoosier- land said temperatures will mod- crate a little after hitting the ihumid 90s throughout the state this afternoon. "Clearing and turning cooler Jate tonight" was the prospect for the entire state. The predictions said temperatures will drop to the 60s in the north tonight and the 60s in the south. Furthermore, days of thunder- ]j y UNITED PRESS storms apparently were due to end! A record heat wave blanketed -af:er a final flurry this afternoon | mos t o! t,he nation for the third and evening with the chance of a d ay ( O day, broken only by scat- j »\ •• 4 A 1 "C*k III I J J •" • ** Crownings Continue to Mount As Nation Simmers f Third strajght Day h J A SURE REMEDY FOR RELIEF FROM THE SEARING HEAT few locally severe storms in Ihe northern one-third and gusly surface winds and possibly locally Iicavy rainshowers in Ihe central third. Wednesday will be "fair and a litl'e cooler and less humid" with tered storms that touched off damaging flash floods in Ihe great plains and Ohio River Valley, The dealh rate, mostly from drownings, soared with Ihe temperatures across the eastern half of Ihe nation. The intense heat alsn caused in New York and temperatures runuin? from near BO north to B2 centra! to the , ..,, upncr 80s south. Lows Wednesday P? wur '"'^'f '", ni«ht will raoge from 53 lo ffi and Ch.c_a B o._ l,ucklcd_slrcc_lsa highs Thursday will be in the 80s. 95 At Kvansville Earlier, t^ie forecasts called for continued hot and humid through W-lnesday at least. | Warned on the heat and a suc- Temperalures hit'highs ranging: cession of floods since the weck- np to D5 degiees at ICvansville iond. Monday before a covey «f Uiun-l At least 101 of the victims derstorms dumped up to 4.401 drowned, 34 of them in nine south- Inches of precipitation on slate crn states, 21 in New Kngiand, K) Beat Southern Move To Attach Amendment Administration Measure Goes to Senate Where Proponents Anticipate Quick Passage. WASHINGTON (UP) - Tho House today finally passed the administration's four - point civil rights bill after defeating a last gasp southern move to tack on tho disputed jury trial amendment. Passage came on a roll call vote A-explosion Is Detonated From Balloon Atomic Blast Creates Brightest Flush of Spring-Sum- Nuclcnr Tests ATOP ANGELS' PEAK, Nov. (UP)—The Atomic Energy Commission detonated the fourth atom- .ic blast of (lie spring-summer test i series today—a pre-dawn explosion designed in part to study the effects of the blinding atomic flash on the eyes. _ „. The secret lest device was fired; passe(i a House clerk was on his from a platform .suspended be-; H . ay („ deliver Uie bill to Uia nealli a cupiive balloon floating 500 Senate. feet above the Nevada Desert at. The bill went immediately to tlio Senate, where backers were ma- ways and disrupted work in offices and plants. The United Press counted at A record number «f 1577 persons In Ihu least l.'iS persons dead in disasters I 1 * 7 adults enjoyed swimming during Ihu afternoon and cvtning. i blamed on the heat and of 286-126. On final pas-sage, 118 Democrats and 168 Republicans voted for tho bill, while 107 Democrats nnd 19 Republicans voted against it. The crucial lest came minutes earlier when Die House defeated on a roll call vole of 261-158 a last southern attempt to attach tho controversial jury trbl amendment to the bill. This move was beaten by a combination of 139 Republicans and 112 Democrats while 113 Democrats and 45 Republicans volecl for it. Momcnl.s after the bill was 75 (Pharos-Tribune I'lwto-Kngravint,'.) ureas. Meanwhile. the blamed directly or death toll indirectly on in Ohio, (! each in Wisconsin and Illinois, li each in Now York, Indiana and Michigan and 2 in New Jersey. Flood waters killed 2fi persons, including i!) in the disastrous three boys were killed by a light-'floods that hit the Si. Louis area r.ing bolt near Corydon Monday, .during ttie weekend. Flash floods and a farmer died of a heat-in-.jkjUud three others in South Da- duccd heart attack while chasing jj !0 t a and olio each in Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska and Minnesota. t.'ie weather in the pasl week jumped to at least )2. Six persons drowned during the weekend, All Stadium Bonds to Be Paid By 1963 Payment for Structure t« Be Completed Six Years J£nrl- ier Than Originally Scheduled At Uic present rate of income the la-st of the Logansporl high school stadium bonds will be retired iti ., ,,.,-, ,, 1<J(i3 ' completing payment for the golfers at a bcrunlon, Pa. _ K i.l stadium .six years earlier than Bad Northeast Indianapolis spot re- ™fe of a"™ in '/IZy ^ antlclpaled whcn U wna liu " 1 ' corded 4.40 inches of rain during N V| an[| a tennis p , ayer .„ ncm .' n hog on a Kush County road. Two men died at Terre Haute last \vc-ck after a windstorm swept the city. An Records 4. -10 Inches official rain gauge Lightning killed three boys sitting under a tree at a boys' camp near New Albany, Ind., and three at a a torrential storm late Monday, according to the U.S. Weather Bureau. IJut only .02 of an inch fell »l the Indianapolis airport and .32 on Indianapolis Monument Circle. The lightning bolt w.'iich killed the three boys near Corydon also! Injured two other lads as lihey, sought shelter beneath a lree| fr-.-m a slorm. by Green Island, N.V. Among record high tcmpcra- lure-s Monday were New York's 93 degrees, Cleveland's B2.4, and llul'falo, N.Y., wilh 1)1. Chicago its record high for Uic date ilh a lop of !)(>. A slorm-producing cool air mass promised to bring some relief lo- Hoy Beckner, (il) Rushvllle, was | day to tho Plains stales and nor- found dead along a county road near his home Monday. A coro- re-port said dentil was due lions of the Upper and Middle Mississippi Valley on its slow advance eastward. In New York Cily, and Chicago, ;at while chasing a hog ; the ((rain on electricity from air I old .Mcrl/., secretary; and Overlon, got out of a pen. jconditioners, electric fans and re-! Ilcrshberger, treasurer. nor s to an alAack induced by exertion end he<) •which .. . Wliile making a run lo a home I frigeralors caused a power sliort- struck by lightning, an Imlinnapo-' lis firclruck overturned ilurir»g a elorm Monday and two firemen suffered fractures when they were thrown off. il was announced al Ihe annual rnecling of the stockholders and directors of the Logansport High School Stadium Association, Inc., Monday evening a-l Ihc slaclium. Whcn the corporation was formed lu finance Ihu construction of :.he stadium il was planned to re- lire the bonds in 20 years. Jl now appears thai Ihey will be relired in 1-1 years instead, Gerald Hersh- bergcr, presidonl, reporlocl. All of Ihe officers of Die corporation were ro-clecled. They fU'o Gerald llcrshbcrger, president; Leo llendricks, vice-president; J. Hiii Camden Man Suffers Hand Laceration Lynn Miller, :)7, ol Cumden, \vas injured Tuesday afternoon when he caught his left hand in ti power-operated .aujjur al the Camden elevator, where he is em- pi »yed. Hospital allaches, who report Miller's condition as fair, staled thai he suffered severe lacerations. Following the accident. Miller was rushed lo (he office ol a Dol- jihi physician and was brought from there by Kikcnberry ambulance to Memorial hospilnl, where he was admitted at 12:14 p.m. ago Monday. In northwestern Indiana, truffle was snarled when the pavement cracked on U.S. 20 we.st of Michigan Cily and on Ind. 55 neat- Gary. The mayors of Easl. St. Louis, 111., and Valley Park, Mo., sought fcdornl disasler assistance. Damage in the weekend floods i« Ihe SI. Louis area was estimated al about five million dollars. Weatherman said scattered thun- dcr.sliowers und hot and humid weather, were expected today from the Great Lakes to Texas and east lo the coast. The one cooling note throughout the imlion came from Colorado where .snow rockics. •fell in the high Man's Body Stuffed Into Trunk of Car (;RANT PAEK, in. IUPJ—The body of a man WHS found loday In the Irunk of a car which was «b;mdonod lasl weok .in 'front ,of a Cigarette Price Up One-Cent Per Pack NKW YORK (U1 J ) - Americans will pay a cent a pack more fur non-filler lip cignroltes. Five major tobacco companies raised wholesale prices 'ft cents a thousand Monday, which works oul lo around i ccnl .a pack at Frank Cook was elected lo the board of directors, .succeeding Paul Barnell. Directors rc-elcclcd in addition to the above officers are Charles Smysor, Wayno Scliaefcr,, Don O'Neill, Dr. Walter Kiesling, Henry Hicci, and Herbert Greens- folder. Harvey Roberts, football coach, discussed next year's football schedule and Ihe team prospects. He also expressed his appreciation for the fine stadium, which he declared is one of Ihe three besl in Ihe cnlirc stale. Baby Sitter, Boy She Tried to Save Die In Apartment Blaze CHICAGO (UP)—A woman bahy siller and Ihe boy siic tried- lo rescue wore killed in u fire which apparently started when tine ol iicr young churgcs all.err.plcd lo light an oven. Found dead in the blaze Monday was Mrs. Ann Seely, 44. The youngest of Iwo brothers, Carl Bowling, 2, died in a hospital several hours after firemen found him on a burning sofa. The other brolliw, Michael, 4, retail. The; increases probably will | known as-Butch, escaped unhurt. church four miles easl of here. - | )c 1)ass( . ( i a .i (mt! (^ consumers. i He told police 'carl started tho Harry Frahm, police chief her,e, | T j ]c - i n< . rcn!leSi announced by *aid the car's license was traced American Tobacco Co., U.J. Reynolds Tobacco - Co., Liggett Uolnml Lnnzcnliy, 15 months old, sets tin: pace for his fattier, Air Foree Staff Sergeant Harris L. Lea'/enby, around the Tower park pool during the heal wnv« Monday, lioland wiis nuiong the youngest nj Ihe 1-eern'iI 1577 persons nrotind niul In the pool during the day. Tfce- Kca/cnhys linve. just returned from England and uro vlslling Harris' bi-otlier, Itoy Lenzenby, Jr., (100 Reynolds. (J*haro«-TrlliNne Photo-Engraving.) Bulletin WASHINGTON (Ul')—Federal Julian Jiwepb C. McCar- riiKhy today burred the BOV-. eminent from turning William S. Uirunl over to the Jupnnesu government fur a manslaughter triiil. Son Averts Car Crash As Father Drops Dead SOUTH BEND (U1 J ) — Flftecn- year - old Charles Slccle Jr. grabbed the steering wheel and brought mi automobile lo a halt wllhoul .serious mishap Monday when his father foil dead while driving Ihe car. Slate to Check Traffic Counts On Local Roads City Officials Will Cooperate With Highway Department in Survey An Indiana state highway department engineer will confer soon wilh Logansport cily officials on Ihe proposed "Highway Needs Sludy" in this locality. When completed by llin various stale highway groups with Ihe co- A coroner's deputy ruled that [operation of Ihe local units of gov- Meted 6-months At Penal Farm For Burglary Fred I.,croy Howard Admits Serving As Lookout for Companion Oil Several Break-in.s A locjil man who admitted serving as a lookout for Lannie Ohman during several Logansporl burglaries was melccl a six-month sentence lo the- Indiana Stale farm and a .t.TOO fine Tuesday morning in cily court. Fred Lcroy Howard, of 102!) Woodland streel, onlercd a plea of guilty to the third degree bur-" glary charge' when arraigned before Judge Harold Tuberly. Oilman, held in Ihe Cass coun- ly jail, refuses lo ndm-ii any of Ihe offenses mentioned by Howard, which include brcnk-ins al the llendricks priming plant, the! egg and poultry building west of llendricks, All-American filling sin. lion, Peerless Cleaners and Van's jewelry slore. Authorities slated Ohmnn for the first degree burglary of Ihe Charles Albright home, 122 Kast Melbourne avenue lust week. Howard did nol accompany Oilman on Uii.s brcnk-in, however, which was made by prying oul a window screen. He was surprised In the Albright residence in a bedroom of the 11-year-old daughter, holding his hand over her nxntlh so she couldn't warn her pure-ills. Oilman wns identified by Mrs. AlbrlglH arid the daughter, according lo police. Yucca Flat, approximately miles from Las Vegas. With the aid of a clear western night, it was the brighlcsl flash yet in the test series and was clearly seen in San Francisco, ap- 'iproxima-Lcly 350 airlines miles distant. AEC observers said tile huge fireball did not touch the ground. The device was calculated lo yield Observers in Los Angeles, also add a jury trial amendment, roughly 3M airline mill's n\v;iy, _ The House previously had rejecl- nciivering to sliced action on il by by-passing the Senate Judiciary Committee. ,. House passage was an anticlimax to UK- long and fulilo sonbbe.ni fijjht for an amendment guaranteeing a jury trial in civil rights contempt cases that might arise under the new legislation. Southerners based their main fight (he force equivalent to cipproxi-' against the bill on the jury trial mately 10,000 tons of TNT. about half the power of the bombs that smote Hiroshima nnd Nagasaki toward the end of World War II. Passage came after the IIouso rejected on a roll call vole of 2511511 a final southern attempt lo saw a yellow flash like a gaint photographer's bulb arc across one-fourth of Die northeast horizon. Test animals subjected to the blast, included monkeys, pig-s and rabbits. All were anesthetized. A pr'e -• blast-announcement'by the AEC suid (ho rabbits were used lo sludy the offecls of the flash on the eyes. As seen from the unofficial ob- four different versions of the jury tri.'il amendment on nun-record vot cs. The last unsuccessful southern maneuver was a move to send Uie bill buck to tho House Judiciary Committee with ins!ructions lo attach Die controversial amendment. TJie bill would: —Create the bipartisan, six member federal commission willi sub- servers' posl ulop Angels' Peak, 1> " cn ? i"'" 01 ' 5 lo invcsligale com- 45 miles from "ground -/.cro", thel p . Ia ." lls lhal , v ' o!m l> lln(I olhor eivil blast unleashed a red-purple fire- r ! , , are . )( '"'« ti ™ ie<! J1Ild !o ball that churned above Ihe site ; s . Uuly ',?« nl <l<>velopmenls affecting them. Hie prusidcnlinlly appointed for momcn's and then faded into Uic yellowish mushroom cioud ciinr;icloristic of nucloar fission. Five minutes after shot time, the cloud head had climbed to 20,000 fool and was being torn apart by uppcr-strn'.a winds which carried it toward the east. Stanley Steelc Sr., 411 a heurl, attack . while to a Nick Paulos of,Gary, Irid, The body of Uie man in the trunk was not Identified immediately. The dead man was described as *houl six feet tail, 210 pounds and I dark complexioned. Mamie Eisenhower Undergoes Checkup WASHINGTON (UP)—Mrs. Ei- •enhowcr today was undergoing a "routine physical checkup" at \Valter Reed Army Hospital. White House Press Secre'.ary James C. Hagcrty said Mrs. Eisenhower will undergo a "top-to- toe" examination. He emphasized that the hospital visit was not prompted by any kind of illness. Mrs. Eisenhower entered the fco.spllal Monday. She was expccl- «d tfl remain several days. Myers, P. Lorillard & Co., and Philip Morris, do not affect filler tip brands made by these [inn.s. UNEF Patrol Kills Two Arabs in Gaza GAZA (UP) — U.N. Emergency Korec troops shot and killed two Arabs Monday near Iho Egyptian- Israeli dwnarenlion line, UNEF headquarters announced today. The announcement said a four man patrol of the Danish-Norwegian battalion challenged a group of six Arabs moving In the direction of the Israeli border. The Arabs converged on the sol- dlers und threw knives, whereupon the patrol opened fire and killed two Arabs. A third was taken inlo custody. fire, A neighbor of the parents, Mr.' and Mrs. Edward Bowling, said she heard Mrs. Suely cry, out, "Dutch, whal have you done?" The neighbor said she run down the smoke-filled corridor lo see wbnt .was wrong in Uio Bowling apartment, and found Mrs. Seely stiinding oulside. "Mrs. Seely told me not to go inside because itiwus aflame," the neighbor said. "Then she went inside." Charlc diud o[ driving in rush-hour traffic oji a busy street. The cor broke off a post before the youth grasped Ihe wheel and steered the vehicle lo a, stop about 2J5U foot away. KIKE TRUCK OVEUTURNS INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — A fire department ladder truck overturned on its side, injuring two firemen, while making a run during an electrical storm Monday. Pvl, William Sxalkowski, 48, and Pvl. Waller Webber, 39, were . taken to a hospUal in fair condition. Reach Everywhere With Wan» Ads to fill your needs quickly. Phone PHONE 4141 ernmcnt, the bureau of public Truck Driver Murders Two r Wounds One Angered Husband Opens Fire Fenrinjj His Children Were to Be Taken From Him WHliKUNG, W. Va. (UP) — A 30-year-old truck driver killed twu persons nnd seriously wounded a j lliii'd here 1 Monday night In a bur- serk shooting spree prompted by UIQ belief his two children were be taken from him. William Hoover, 80, Twelve Mile, Dies PKJW— Wililnin W, Hoover, 110, Twelve Mile, died nl, 7:15 n,m. Tuesday ul Dukes hnspllal after an illness of several moijlhs. Born In Kosciiisko county Sepl, 15, 11170, he wns Ihe son of Mr. find Mrs. Anthony Hoover. He married Anna B. Morris in l(W:i, roads will submit its findings to' She survives with several nieces Congress, so that n more equitable allocation of the Federal-aid road funds may be made by Iflfifl. Tiiis Information was contained in a letter lo. City Engineer Wnyne D. Dornn from Donald 0. Covnult, state consulting engineer. 'The Highway Needs Study" will include Ihe taking of numerous traffic counts at stralogic locations in Ihe county or city lo determine Ihe volume and flow of traffic, an inventory of the county roads or clly streets nnd' the compiling, tabulating and analysis of the basic data lo obtain tha physical and dollar needs. The stale emphasized the importance that the traffic counts bo made by local people working as n public service under Iho general supervision of a highway planning engineer. The volunteer workers would be rccruiled by various public spirited organizations and automatic counter used wltere possible and furnished by the slate highway planning deportment. and nephews; He formerly owned and operated Ihu hardware store al Twelve Mile nnd was a director nnd chairman of the State Bank 'there. The deceased was a member of the Corinth Brethren church where final rites will be conducted id Z p.m. Thursday with Ihe Rev. G. L. Mnus officiating. Friends mny call at Ihe Elhcnberry chapel after 2 p.m. Wednesday. Extend April Term Of Circuit Court The April le.-m of Ihe Cass circuit court, which officially ends lliis week, is being extended through Monday, July i il was nn- nounccd Tuesday by Cass Circuit Juilge Clifford 0. -Wild. -As soon a.s the regular summer vncallon of circuit court begins the work of remodeling the courl room will got underway. Contracts for Ihe remodeling were awarded recently fay the county commissioners. commission would function for slightly more than two years. —Crealp a separate civil righl* division in the Justice Department. —Authorize the government lo seek 1'Vrlcnil Courl injunctions or other orders to prevent denial of voting and oilier civil rights. T.'iu suils would be started directly in federal courts withoul fir.sl going through slato courts. —Prohibit private individuals a» well as officials from interfering to vole in (iny general, primary or special election in which federal officials are chosen. Death Claims Henry Busard Henry Rusnrd, r>7, n native and I lifetime resident of Logansporl nnd C;iss coiinly, died a I. :i:i5 p.m. Mon- rtny nl his hiune, 301 K:isl Miami iivvmic. lie h.-id been in failing hcallb more llinn n ywir. A retired Pennsylvania railroad mainlonancc of way cii i rk, iie was a member of Orient Lodge No, 272, Police said Thomas Cronk killed K. and A.M.; the Chapter Council and Commnndcry; mid (he Alizpali contractor, m,d his wife's half-| Sh - rill ° al Kl ' Wi ' yne ' sister, Donna Milcham, 8, and seriously wounded Alex Talorchyk, 35, with a ..'157 Magnum pislol m Ihu fit of anger. They said Cronk s liot dosvn Ihe trio- us Ihty cnlcrrd bis homo while his terrified wife, Shirley, 20, and his two children looked on. Mrs. Cronk said Cronk leveled Ihu gun a! her but Ihe pislol clicked empty when he pulled Lhc trigger. Horn In (lass county on Jnn. B, 101)0, lie was Hie son of Phillip und lillu (Chllcnll) Busard. Survivors nru bis widow, Dora; a brulliur, Albert, roulL- 1, clly; n sister, Mrs. Huby Holler, also of route 1; twn nieces nnd a nephew. Friends may call al Ihe McClo.i- koy-lliimillon funernl home after 7 p.m. Tucsdiiy nnd la'st rites will bo held there nl 2 p.m. Thursday, Tho Hcv. Kveretl Nixon nf Kokomo will offidalc nnd burial will be in The distraught mother told po- j Mount Hope cemetery lice Cronk angrily stalked mtoi • Forced to Resign At Point of Gun, Witness Testifies their South Wheeling apartment after learning she had appealed lo Ihe Ohio County prosecutor for assislnnce in slopping Cronk's re- cenl heavy drinking. She wild during an argument thai followed, Cronk expressed a beliof Milcham was coming to lake the children aw;iy. She said when her fulher, half-sister and Tniorchyk entered Ihe apartment Cronk went lo his KIIII cabinet and look oul Ihe pislol wilh the explanation, "I'll just have to shoot Ihe whole bunch of you." She said her fa'her had actually come (o show her his new car. WASHINGTON (UP) -A veteran Uukery Union official lestified today thai lie resigned a.s president of a Chicago local al gun point bo , "1 probably ! cause, Mattress Burns Firemen were called to the Robert Kline homo 8!8>A Norlh Third street al 7 O'clock Tuesday morning where a mattress had caught fire, Kline had removed Ihe burning mattress from Ihe home when fire departments arrived. he Rol Gilbert Mann, former president of the union's Local 100 in Chicago, testified that be arrived in hid office on Jan. 21, 1955, to find Georgo L. Stuarl^-sinoe resigned as an in- lernalional vice president—titling al Mann's desk wilh an automalic pislol In his hand. "I had lo resign. The pressure was on," he said, Mann's testimony prompted a the Senate Rackets Committee by James G. Cross. Bakery Union president. Cross told the commit, lee he will cooperate' and does not plan lo claim liie prolectlon of. th* Fifth Airwndment.

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