Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on November 27, 1957 · Page 24
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 24

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Twenty-four Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Highway Department OKs $1 Bid to Remove Bridge INDIANAPOLIS (UP)—The Indi-ILow bidder Reith-Riley Construc- ana State Highway Department to- j tion Co., Goshen, $620,323. day accepted a bid of $1 for removal of a two-span bridge over Cypress Creek just east of Newburgh. Roy Ryan Sons Co., Inc., Evans- vine, submitted the $1 bid, lowest of several which figured the state should pay as much as $29,000 for removal of the bridge. Ryan apparently plans to use materials for salvage, highway spokesmen said. The department also opened bids on several bridge and construction projects around the state. Projects and apparent low bidders and bids includedr Allen County— Bridge over Harbor Ditch 5.5 mi'.es north of Ossian. Low bidder Baker & Schultz, Decatur, 111., $22,229. Bridge over Flaugh Ditch 3.3 miles west of U.S. 33 west of Fort Wayne. Low bidder Spears- Dehner, Inc., Fort Wayne, $17,992. Parke County — Bridge over Sugar Creek .8 of a mile north of Ind. 47. Low bidder McCalman Construction Co., Danville, S88.092. Howard County— Bridge over Kokomo Creek on the U.S. 31 bypass. Low bidder Robert H. King, Danville, S97,l<,6. Bridge over Wildcat Creek on Kokomo bypass. Low bidder L.I. Griffin & Sons, Fort Wayne, $175,133. Lake 11.1 miles U.S. 30 from Schererville to Lake-Porter County line. Low bidder A. Metz,' Inc., Gary, County— Resurfacing of $219,306. Porter County— Resurfacing of 8.2 miles U.S. 30 from Lake-Porter County line to Ind. 2. Low bidder Seneca Petroleum Co., Chicago, $183,416. Grant & Blackford Counties— .Resurfacing of 2.9 miles of Ind. 22 from 2.5 miles east of Gas City to .2 of a mile cast of Ind. 221, and 1.6 miles of Ind. 26 in Hartford City. Low bidder Paving Co., $125,262. Tippecanoe & White Counties- Resurfacing of 14 miles of Ind. 53 from Montmorenci to 5.2 miles south of Wolcott. Low bidder Reith-Riley Construction Co., Goshen, $233,984. Owen County— Construction Allen County—Construction of one-half mile on U.S. 33 in Fort Wayne. Low bidder L.W. Dailey Construction Co., Fort Wayne, $189,842. Jennings County—Bridge over Sand Creek 5 miles north of North Vernon on Ind. 3. Low bidder L.I. Griffin & Sons, Fort Wayne, $12,925. Rolling Stone Gets Moss AMHERST, Mass. ('UP) — The old saw that a rolling stone gathers no moss has been disproved by a University of Massachusetts professor. Dr. Rudolph M. Schuster has been rolling all over the North American continent for eight years gathering plenty of moss. Schuster is -assistant professor in botany at the university. The Bavarian-born Schuster has journeyed from the Florida Keys to 'northernmost Ellesmere Island in search of mosses for -a three- volume work, believed to be the first of its kind, on the mosses of eastern North America. In his travels, he has distinguished himself as a scientist who, literally, has left no stone unturned to gather data in out.-of the-way places. His book on mosses is set for it SUFFER "WRAP-IT-ITUS" WOES?—Start with bcauiliful paper and just add a bow. This year you don't even have to make a bow. There is a big selection of lovely, fluffy, ready-made ones.' Munde!* hich known. publication next year, and in will be plenty of moss— much of it hitherto unclassified. He has received a grant from the National j Science Foundation and a Guggenheim Fellowship. In all, he will cover some 430 species, some of have been previously un- a day, read more 111 an 50 books in the four months and named, a mountain after his wife. He still managed to collect .50 kind's of mosses, previously undiscovered in the urea. Dr, Schuster hopes to be off on another expedition. He has applied to the National Science Foundation for a grant to study in Central America and the West Indies. Says Tuberculosis Still Major Medical Problem Wednesday Evening, November 27, 1957. FOREST PARK, 111. (.UP)—A doctor who has spent much of his professional life fighting tuberculosis says the once-dreaded "white plague" still is a major medical as prevalent in the suburbs as in rural areas," Piszczek said. Piiizczek was emphatic in his statements that there is no sure preventive and no known cure for TB. "At the present, through the use problem. Dr. E.A. Piszczek, executive di-' ; of drugs and surgery, we can rector of the Suburban Cook Coun- keep people alive, but many of ty tuberculosis sanitarium, said there has been a popular misconception for many years that TB is under control." Piszczek and his staff know better. They-are waging an unrelenting fight against a "forgotten" disease. "There still is no sure preventive for tuberculosis," he said, 'and there is no known cure." Piszczek said many people are Killed by the fact that the TB death rate has declined from nearly 200 deaths per 100,000 population in 1900 to about 10 per 100,000 in 1956. But he said there has been no •appreciable decline in the number of new cases reported yearly since 1930. Last year, he said, there were 161,276 cases and 13,810 deaths reported, and the figures for 1957 are expected to be about the same. "Since we still Jiave no cure for TB this means we have an ver- increasing number of victims who will need care all their lives," he said, The growth of cities has added them can never be returned to anything like a normal life," he said. Sewing Machines In Most Homes WASHINGTON- Two-thirds of the women in the United States between the ages of 18 and 65 own sewing machines. Recent Agriculture Department surveys found that 46 per cent of these'women use their sewing machines for mending, 40 per cent for making new clothes, 37 per cent for altering clothes, and 35 per cent for making household items. Women are more likely to sew for themselves, the surveys showed. Two-fifth of the women make one to six garments annually and about one-fourth make seven to 12 garments per year. One-third of the women surveyed make more than 12 garments a year. Only a small percentage makes garments for men, children and infants. another headache to the problems VERMILLION, S. D.—Dr. Frank of health officials attempting to Horack, 50, of the Indiana Univer- stamp out TB, "Tuberculosis is roughly three times as prevalent in the city as in suburban areas and three times sity Law School, died Tuesday night while inspecting the University of South Dakota Law School here. MISTER BREGER "Nowadays her husband would just give her tranquilizer pills ..." Food's 'Language' Affects Our Taste EAST LANSING, Mich. — Three eggs equal one T-bone steak in protein value, says Dr. Dena Cedarquist, head of the Michigan State University department of foods and nutrition. "This is forgotten however, when planning today's meals," she said. 'Because food has a language of its own, meals are not usually planned from a nutritive stand ; point. "We consider steak 'masculine,' vegetables 'feminine,' and peanut butter 'childish.' "We must slop worrying about these unconscious meanings of food and begin planning meals in nutritive value and low in calories." Happy Decision IN'DIAXAPOLIS (UP) — Two sisters gave birth in the same hospital Monday. Mrs. John K. Lovell, 24, became the mother of a girl and Mrs. Robert Gray, 26, the mother of a boy, at Methodist Hospital. For each sister, it w.as her fourth child. Started At 16 Dr. Schuster has been gathering and studying mo.is since he was 16. He was graduated from Cornell and received a Pih. D at the University of Minnesota. He taught at Minnesota, Duke Univer- ing to the University of Massachu- south from Ind. 46 east of Spencer. Low bidder Ralph Rogers & • Co., Gathering moss isn't as dull as Bloomington, $324,733. Wayne & Randolph it may sound. 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