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PAGE FOURTEEN THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE and LOGANSPORT PRESS, UM3ANSPORT, INDIANA SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1957 Tunnel To End Bottleneck, Worst In The Area By LOUIS G. PANOS BALTIMORE Iff)—They're about to take the wraps off the new Baltimore Harbor Tunnel, ending a motorists nightmare and mark- 117 miles ol approaches and is in- 'terchanges. On them are 46 bridges with a total length -of 3% miles. Each ot the 21 tunnel sections is composed .of wo seel tubes ing the realization of an engi- .. — -•- u , neor's dream. ,- about 36.feet in diameter and 300 Like a king-sized shotgun, the'f lt>n S> j oinedu fide b V side, double-barreled tunnel in its first! , rnsy , were . lau nched like a ship, year will send an estimated 12 I. twed , to lne ' unnel slte and sunl < million vehicles whizzing through ^ Place under concrete ballast, what used to be the biggest traffic bottleneck on the East Coast. After its Nov. 30 opening, you'll be able to travel through the nation's sixth largest city in five minutes flat. You'll stop just once—to pay the 40-cent tab at the south end of the crossing. You will buzz at a 55-mile-an- hour clip through .the world's only twin-tube tunnel laid in- an underwater, ditch, a 1%-mile pipe between the heavily industrialized sections of Canton and Fairfield. To drive from one of these sections to the other today you need 40 to 55 minutes—depending on your route, traffic conditions and the timing of up to 50 stoplights. You also need th*e patience of a parson and the nerve of a riverboat gambler. The tunnel itself represents about one-third of an ambitious 130 million dollar project to erase the tangle of North-South mainline traffic. The other two-thirds went into an elaborate system of approach roads and interchanges designed to siphon express traffic off all major highways before it even gets near the downtown section. They'll feed it into the tunnel, drain it off at'the opposite end and disperse it on the edge of town, in some cases as much as three miles beyond the city limits. Altogether there are more than Divers fitted giant pins linking each section to the next, and the joints were sealed with huge con crete collars. Each tube provides two lanes of one-way traffic. Ventilation, handled by sets of huge fans housed in three-story buildings at each end of.the tun nel, is automatically controlled on the basis of carbon monoxide tests made around the clock. Like the 7%-mile Chesapeake Bay Bridge opened in' 1952, the construction of the tunnel was financed by a state bond issue which includes all state toll j.'acil- DIAL 5144 ; Pleasant Hill Greenhouse Kewanna K1EWANNA—The Prairie Grove church celebrated the second anniversary of the new church building with an all-day' meer.ing and carry-in dinner last week. The newly organized civil, defense post held its first class in police training last week at the library. The lesson was conducted by Lt. Parfitt, of South Bend, who was assisted by Richard Henley, 'marshal of North Liberty. Mrs. Roy Nutt, was hostess to the Susannah Wesley group o-f the local Methodist church at their regular monthly meeting last week at her home. A"Youth For Truth" me-eting •will be held at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, at the Kewanna Baptist church. Young people from the ages of 10 and up from six churches- will participate. Dean Cooper from the Bell Center community church, of near Koyal Center, will be master of CEhrenrdnies. A • varied program will be given by the young people of the churches. A film will be. shown and R. C. Egeland, former missionary to Spain and Portugal, will speak. Frank Ley and Farwick, o): Marion, 0., spent the weekend here with Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Ley. Money Piling Up for This County Treasurer GETTING DIPLOMAS — These second grade students at Franklin school are shown holding their diplomas Irom the summer reading program. Miss Mary Holmes, librarian, awarded 177 diplomas at Franklin yesterday afternoon. Students read 146 books and adults read 31. Sixty-five of the children read 20 books and thirty read 30. Sixteen adults read six books and seven read nine. Participation at Franklin was 30 per cent_and the school ranked tenth among the city schools. Pictured above, left to right, First row: Earl Ingmirc, Gary Carter, Mike Wolf, Lincoln Osborn; second r«w: Miss tfolmes, Mrs. Donletta Caughell, classroom teacher, Sharon Collins, Becky Armington, Patty Frank, Beth Foster, Sharon Isaacs, Carolyn Isaacs, and Miss Elna Purcell, school librarian. ^ ' (Press Photo Engraving) EVANSVILLE <UP) — Vanderburgh County Treasurer Clyde Ov- iatl, 57. makes $10,000 a year and has a 5Q per cent salary increase coming next Jan. 1. But Oviatt hasn't collected a penny in pay since he took office more than 10 months ago. The reason is, his re-election last November was contested by the man he defeated in the vote count, and a civil suit on the issue, still is pending before the Indiani Su- prme Court. Until the high court rules, Counly Auditor Ed Sauer is withholding Oviatt's $4,400 annual sal- cry and Oviatt is keeping hands : handy.' off $5,600 annual fees he is per-' milled to retain to supply the rest of a $10,000 annual pay guarantee. Oviatt was elected treasurer in and said Oviatt was treasurer until a court ruled otherwise. Bchme sned and a judEo held that Behme should be declared elected. Oviatt appealed, ami a filing period for writlen briefs is now in effect. The high court might ruie just about the time Oviatt finishes his first year of serving without a salary. Oviatl, who isn't wealthy, said he was "thankful I haven't had to mortgage my house." He credited his wife Loin'enia with "managing" household affairs so the family could get along, but Oviatt said a World War I pension check also came in "mighty A 1952 constitutional amendment increased the terms of county treasurers from two to four years and limited the number of terms incumbent could serve. Oviatt was barred by terms of a state-attorney general opinion from seeking reelection in 1056, but a local court ruled in his favor in a suit. Oviatt defeated Democrat John Behme a .year ago, but Behme contended he was the only "qual- Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Kreamer and sons spent the weekend in Ypsilanti, Michigan, with Mr. and Mrs. John :Lauder and family. "Jack Drake, director of the Xavjo Indian Mission in Farmington, N. M., was a guest Monday and Tuesday in the Arnold Adams " ome. Mr. and Mrs. "Robert Myers,, of South Bend, spent the weekend lere with Helena Shine and Mr.. and Mrs. Elaine Orr. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Seidel have returned from a trip to Los Angeles, Calif., and Hawaii. In Hawaii they were guests of Lt. Col. and Mrs. Ernie Lineberger. She .s the former Wilma McNabb. Mrs. Betha Callahan was in Lo- jansport Sunday visiting Mr. and "Wrs. Arthur Bowman. . The group attended a program presented by he Studebaker chorus of South Bend at Bethel Methodist church. John Fall is recovering from a' ight stroke at the home of Mr. j ,nd Mrs. Marvin Rife. Mr. and Mrs. Max Fair were in'FarimTof'the University of To South Bend Sunday to visit their ron to School of Social Work, says Mr, and Mrs. Charley Overmyer' spent Sunday in New Castle with; their son, James Ove-rmyer and family. Mrs. Alfred Ley. and Mrs. Herman Simshauser entertained the St. Ann's social club in the Ley home Thursday afternoon. _ ^ Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Ley spent j "independent" 1 " "communist "coun- Sunday in Marion with his sister, Mrs, Elizabeth Thompson. U. S. Reviewing Policy On Poland, Yugoslavia The^United States is reviewing I any doubt'that he committed a j its policy toward Europe's two | serious blunder when he recog- HAPPY BARGAIN' WILMINGTON, Ohio —Mrs. Dan B. Swingley- got more than she was shopping for in a local food market. She found 5500 in a store aisle. The store was also pleased at he "bargain." It was their money and Mrs. Swingley returned it to them. HAMLET'S TOMBS Historians generally believe that ified" candidate and that despite i Hamlet was buried at Ammelhede, the fact he didn't get as many in Jutland. There are, however, votes as Oviatt, he should be de- 10 gravestones in Denmark to in- clared elected. Counly commission- dicate his alleged last resting ers refused to accept Behme's bond 'place. James Aldridge and son. Jimmy, left Monday by plane from Chicago for their ftome in Burbank, Calif., after spending a week here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Aldridge. Mr. and Mrs. Aldrid-ge and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Showley took them to Chicago. Toronto Prof Says All Sports Breeds Cheating, Larceny TORONTO I/Pi— Professor John daughter, Nancy, who is in nurses all sports "breed cheatin'g, lar- training al the Memorial hospital ce ny, fighting and downright sa- Christmas Cards value assortment Cards with gay Christmas designs, all differeht for only $1.00. As advertised on the Hallmark Hall of Fame,. JJ Box Assortments 30 Different Assortments 59c, 79c, 89e, $1.00, $1.50,'$1.98, $2, $2.!50 Cellophane Packs 12 Cards 29c, and 49i: Everything you look for In Christmas Cards you will find in our selection—'"Buy your Christmas Cards Now while our stock is complete." Timberlake's Gift Shop "Your Christmas Card Headquarters" Gas, Oil or Coal warm air furnaces in gravity or forced air models. Oil and Gas, conversion burners. 24 Hour Service On Furnace and Stoker Call* 221 Center i MALOTT HEATING Pn SPECIALS FOR THE WEEK MER-DBL IOE CREAM Lemon Ice Cream Old Fashion Butter Toffee QUALITY ft GALLON MW-DEL'S '/2 GALLON [BERT'S DRUG STORE 1830' East Broadway Phone 38.54 there, Mr. and Mrs. John Hoffman and, son, spent Saturday evening with Mr. and Mrs. James Keller ot Monterey; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Moore and Mrs Justin Sparks, of South Bend, spent' Friday and Saturday here with Mrs Jessie Urbin 1 . Mrs. Grace DeVault has gone to DeFrance, 0., to spend the winter with her daughter, Mrs. Alvin Brown and'family. Mr. and Mrs. George Anderson and family entertained at a family reunion dinner at their home last week. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Roy King, Mr. and Mrs. -Walter Goodner, G. L. Hendee, of Logansport, Mr. and Mrs. Art Benge, of Macy, Miss Donna Passwater, of NoblesviEe, Bill Anderson, of Lafayette, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hendee and Mrs. Ada Keeney, of Kewanna. I dism" and are of no use in build- tries. In both instances, the review concerns economic aid. Poland, which under its Communist leader Wladyslaw Gomulka is fighting to pursue its "separate road toward socialism," is likely to get important new credits soon. But aid to Yugoslavia may be chopped clown because of President Tito's recognition of the East German puppet regime. A Polish mission opened negotiations in Washington last week for credits of up to 205 million dollars largely in surplus agricultural products and machnery needed for industrial development. Balance Has Tilted But James W. Riddleberger, U.S. ambassador to Yugoslavia, has been' ordered back to Belgrade to try to find out just where Tito is '- heading, ing character or social adjust-j in the view of Washington offi- ment. | cials, Tito has been a little too He called hockey "the most I friendly toward Soviet Russia in degenerate sport in l.hfe world." He is a former football player, coach and official. He said aside from the- possible development of skills of questionable use and perhaps physical development, there is little use in sport and recreation activities themselves. "It's ridiculous to say running will contribute to character. Running where?—alone a back alley or cm a cinder track? Running with what motivation — to win a prize, for the joy of running, or from a cop?" Professor Farina spoke Friday at a better leadership institute conducted by the Boys Clubs of Canada, a national' organization with 60,000 .members. nized the East German puppet regime last month. In doing that, Tito gave valuable support to Russia. He enraged the West German government, which immediately broke off diplomatic relations with Yugoslavia. He also antagonized the United States, because the recognition set a dangerous precedent which might be followed by other countries and thus make it harder to bring' about the reunification of Germany. 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Tito's Serious Blunder It is considered certain lhat before long Gomulka will announce the abolition of compulsory deliveries of agricultural products to the government. He has accepted a recommendation by an off icial" economic council for big changes in economic planning and management. These recommendations i n v-o 1 v e the granting of a great measure of freedom to Polish industries to run their own. business without interference. As for Tito, there is no longer BARGAINS IN COLD WAVES 495 H«mi *:M m.m. N* App*intmHit NMWTT LOGANSPORT BEAUTY SHOP CJ*M</ Aft D.y Wn ilk and Iromiway OVM RAILIY'S Todiy oily Big TV News and FREE Offer on Page 21 of F ami i/V E E K U V Read how the amazing Channel Master T-W antenna brings you "miles closer" to the TV station —and improves your TV reception. Turn to page 21 of Family Weekly now! 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