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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 5

Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, June 19, 1957
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TVednesday Evening, June 19, 1957. Warn Ruling on Sports May Kill Pro-Football WASHINGTON (UP)—T hr eel- congressmen warned today that unless Congress intervenes, a re- for the July meeting. Prizes were won by Mrs. Esther Sprinkle, Mrs. —_ ... --- ----, - -.- wuji uy mis), jc^uiei ai-uuitim, *nr&. cent. Supreme Court decision will Edilh Wood Mrs Peg Patterson , create chaos m professional sports Mrs Ruby Nogl and Mrs _ Fay and perhaps kill pro football. The warnings were sounded by Rep. John W. Byrnes (R-Wis.), Oren Harris 'D-Ark.) and Kenneth Keating (R-N.Y.) at the opening of hearings by a House Judiciary Subcommittee on whether professional sports should be subject to federal anti-trust laws. Baseball now is exempt from | the Saws under a ruling handed down by the Supreme Court in 1922 and reaffirmed four years ago. But last Feb. 26, the court Noel. Others present were Mrs. Addie Noel and Mrs. Berta Lu Siegrist. Mr. and Mrs. Schuyler Flory of West Palm Beach, Fla., were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and-Mrs. Paul Sperry. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Amos, Bunker Hill; Mr. and Mrs. Wade Riley and son, Kokomo; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Amos and family, Indianapolis; Mr. and Mrs, Weldon Amos and son, Anderson; Mr. and Mrs. refused in a 6-U.-3 ruling to extend Earl Amos and famil y. Peru '. Mr ; the same exemption to profession-! and Mrs. Leonard Richardson, and al football. Several Bills Introduced son, Logansport, and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Downhour and family were , guests at a family gathering at Soon after that decision, several; the home of Mr _ and Mrs lb£m bills were introduced in Congress i Bonier Sunday, aimed at putting all professional sports on the same footing, but proposing conflicting means to that end. The varying measures would either subject all sports to anti-trust regulation, free them all from government restraints or take a "middle-of-the-road" approach and permit only partial anti-trust control. Byrnes, whose hometown of Green Bay, Wis., supports the Grec-n Bay Packers of the National Football League, pleaded before the subcommittee for his Marsha and Jerry Nelson were quests recently at a birthday party for Steven Barry given by his mother in Logansport. The Birthday club met at the home of Mrs. Lucille Turner. A flag day theme was used. Each gues: was given a tally card designating her as one of the original 13 colonies. Patriotic refreshments were served to Mrs. Marlene Remley, a guest, and Mrs. Opal Small. Mrs. Mary K. Green, Mrs. Zona FiUer, "middle-of-the-road" bill, which'Mrs. Lucille Pyle, Mrs. Edith Uam- would «ivc football, hockey andj^r, Mrs. Thelma Bishop, Mrs-, basketball the same anti-trust ex-i^race Hal), Mrs. Catherine Conn, emption bast-ball now enjoys. But M/s. Mildred Shuman, Mrs. Marie it would permit "purely business" Turner and Mrs. Mabel Scott, aspects of the sports, like conccs- Connie, Peggy and Billy Diaz of sion and broadcasting rights, tojPontiac, 111., and Chip Snider of be regulated Byrnes said that as a result of the Supreme Court's February decision, pro football's draft and reserve systems "are in jeopardy." The draft is the system for distributing new players among the teams. The reserve clause in foot ) ontac, 1., and Chip Snider of (Indianapolis are guests of the Kd- gar Patterson family this week. ball guarantees a tram that a player will stay on its roster for at least two years. Need The System Byrnes said the sport "simply cannot operate successfully" with- Report Starvation Threatens Millions TOKYO (UP) — Fifteen million persons in famine-stricken Hupoh Province are facing starvation, Radio Peiping reported today. The broadcast said some 20 million tons of frxid have been sent from other sections of Communist out these two features. China to aid the suffering rcsi- •Harris is chairman cf the House (Icnts in Kastern H-upch. llopoh is Commerce Committee and sponsor in Northeast China, of a bill to grant football, basket- i I'eiping did not disclose the rea- ball, and hockey full exemption SOD for the famine. Irom anti-trust laws. Jic told a reporter in advance of today's hearing that if the Justice Department begins regulating football under the: iinli-lrusl laws "they'll kill and destroy this great American sport." 'lie (Kry.i-.ii that "the government take its nose out of this business and lot the public and thu industry work out their own problems." 'Keating t(j'.<l the subcommittee that if Congress does not modify the Supreme Court pro football decision, "the end result will be <*a«< in the .iportinK world, uml the bit;<!<*t loser of all will be the general public." Walton Lutheran's Women's Guild met in the home of Mrs. Hurbaru MB- haffie; 15 members attended. Mm. Virginia .Sprinkle, chairman, completed plans for thr; Strawberry Social on June 21. Contest prizes wi-re won by Mm. Wilma Hruner and Mr-:, Phyllis Jones, Mrs. Kosalind Kin- Tiey will cn'.CTtain in .Inly. Mm. Juanita Dowrihour presided and j${ive devotioii.H. Thimble club will rnent Thursday afternoon in the home of Mr». I'Vrri Kaufman. l);iryl Stivers of Fort Wayne in Visiting Mr. and Mrs. Lowell limner and family. Mrs. Lei: Saylors of Muncie Ir. •vis-itinj/ Mr. mid Mrs. Hill Saylors and (liiiiglilcn). Dinner Kiient.i Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. (,'harllo J-cffurl were Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lellert of Jloyal Oak, Mich.; LI. and Mrs. Stanley Smith and daughter of Savannah. (Ja.; Mr. and Mr«. Tom Loffert and daimhlern and «on.'i and Dorothy Dorryberry. Mrn. Jess KerKiiwm of IliinlinK- tnn wa.'i the weekend gue;:t of rirl- allve.s here. .She attended tlie lly- man reunion at Young America Sunday. Mm. /ona Kit/or WM.I a dinner jjiie.it Sunday of Mrs. Gladys Money of LoKansport. D. and 0. club scheduled to meet Friday evening at Die home of Mrs. Irene 1'urcell him been postponed until June 28. Tipton Township Mimic Boonleni will not meet this month for ron- ular business. Mrs. Marie: Rhodes hnx been (liftnii.i.fccl from the clinic at Cleveland and Is rccuperatinj; at the homo of Mr. and Mrs. Louis fililNwroth In Peru, She wu» accompanied home by Mr. Stitn- worth and Roger Rhode?,, Forty-four persons attended the Small reunion .Suml.iy at Sponcnr T'ark. Office™ for next year are Orel Small, president; Chwlcne j Jone.T, Hccrulnry and Mm. Ralph j Kamor, . treamirer. The reunion will IIB held next, year at the titmt- limit uml place. Mrs. Laura Mclntyre ami Lln- nea Woodling of Virginia were weekend ciie«tn of Mr, ;ind Men. Karl Pruceli. Ml«s Wnodllng remained for a week's vlnil, Mr. and Mrs. Keith Walker mxl daughter of LoKamiporl were mip- per jjiioslK on Knllicr'H Day of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Walker. The MO club met recently nl! the borne of Mm. Herbert Wend- ]lntl. Mra. Bob liowycr and infant daughter wen: remembered with a polled plant. A ^urU-lonjf auction was planned OUT OF THE WEST COME LWIS AMERICA'S FINEST* OVERALL. SINCE 1850 For Iho nlimrnwil, trimrmjitt fli in };Juo jonnM— for Uio lontfonl,, toilKhmiI w«ar — tnko u Up from tb« cowlwyr —wijftr MSVl'H—Urn oriKi'ml cowboy bluo jbunfll Out from tbo world'w honv- ioMl donim, wIUi ronl Copper HI win «t «ll Htr/jin polntn. (JuftrnnUimJ-u now pnir /roc if th«y ript Ago* 4 to 12 $2.98 f Sizes 27 to 32 Kewonna The Kewanna Homemakers Home Economics club was entertained Monday evening in the home of Mrs. Carl^Smith. Loyd Woolington, president ofj the town board, and Willard Clark, night policeman gave talks on traffic laws and school aid. Mrs. R. A. Fisher gave a safety iesson. Mrs. Roy Nutt told about her trip to Purdue University recently. Mrs. Robert Scott was co- hostess. Devotional was given by Mrs. H. F. Bulger. Next meeting of the group will be in the form of a picnic July 15 at the home of Mrs. Garland Masterson. Kewanna Church of Christ will hold its annual homecoming Sunday, June 23. A basket dinner lunch will be served at noon in the church dining room. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Farr attended the marriage of her niece Marilyn Holloway to Rex Taylor, which was held Friday'in the Christian church at Farrville. Mr. and Mrs. Ed McCurty and family and his mother, Mrs. Ed McCurty of Ashby, Ohio, and Mrs. John Good of Rochester were visitors here Sunday'in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Good, Rev. and Mrs. Frank Chrust and family moved from Colfax to the local Methodist parsonage Friday. They attended commencement exercises at Garret Seminary in Chicago Monday. Rev. Chrust received his degree. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Graffis entertained at a dinner or. Father's Day the following: Mr. and Mrs. Dick Nesen and family of Logansport, Mr. and Mrs. Herberl Graffis of South Bend and Mr. and Mrs. Argyle Ash and family of Winamac. Mr. and Mrs. Dick Mills and family of Indianapolis have moved into the apartment over the former Tomlinson gnrago. Mr. and Mrs. David Bossc and Family, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Smith and children and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Nutt gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Smith 'and gave them a surprise party of their 33rd -wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Foglesong of Albion were dinner guests Thursday evening of Mr. and Mrs. Don Foglasong. Mr. and Mrs. George Van Meter were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Benile Berry of Fulton. Weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charley Overmyer were Mr. and Mrs. James Overmyer and daughter of New Castle and . Mr. and Mrs. Roy Murdick and children of Lakeville. Mr. and Mrs. John Morehead of Royal Center were guests Friday evening of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Lebo. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Siclel, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Watkins, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Shidaker, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Whybrew and Mr. Mrs. Garland Masterson, all of Kewanna, and Dr. and Mrs. P. B. Heinsen of Winamac went to Warsaw Monday evening for a dinner party in Pelro's banquet hall. Mr. and Mrs. Burl Eber and family were dinner guests Sunday of Mrs. Inos Kestle. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Hamman, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Hamman, Dick and Joe Good of here, Ralph Hamman and son Bill Selle and son of Winamac motored io Holland, Mich., for a fishing trip Sunday. Miss Pal Kumbler of Indianapolis spent the weekend here .with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Kumbler and sons, They all went to Warren Dunes park in Michigan Sunday for a picnic. \VinQmOC ' are on a vaca t' on to Iron Moun- Guesis in the home of Mr. andj tai:1 ' Mich Mrs. Dave Sodervick on Sunday to| The first Quadrennial Assembly celebrate father's day and also the of the International Christian Wo- birthday of Mrs. C. M. Falker, .were Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Felker and Miss Velma Moody. Miss Kitty Bird and Miss Arlyn Coffing spent the weekend in the homes of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. I. E. Bird and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Coffing. They are employed in Fort Wayne. Chester Reynolds, visited his mother, Mrs. Nellie Reynolds at Robert Long hospital, Indianapolis, Sunday. He found her slowly improving after having had an internal hemorrhage a week ago. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Collins and daughter, Carol, of Muncie,. spent the weekend in .the home of Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Wasson and family. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Batzka and sons, of Monticello, former residents of Winamac, visited old friends here Sunday. Sunday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lou McKinley were Mr. and Mrs. Peter White and children oi Rochester, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hoover and children, Mr. and Mrs. Charles McKinley and children and Dick McKinley. Douglas and Rebecca Zachary; who make their home with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ross, went to Chicago Friday evening to visit until Wednesday with their mother, Mrs. Nellie Zachary. Marcia Baker, small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Baker, of Plymouth, is spending a week with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Willard Baker, while her parents men's Fellowship of The Disciples of Christ will be held at the Purdue Music Hall June 19 through 22. There will be representatives from all of the forty-eight states and Canada besides other countries. This is an educational meeting of leadership. 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