The Kokomo Tribune from Kokomo, Indiana on June 20, 1968 · Page 3
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County Fair Queen Contest Now Open Thursday, June 20, 1968 KOKOMO (Ind.) TRIBUNE 3 Would you like to be "Queen for a Day." or how about "Queen for' a Year?" Larry Harper, chairman of the 1968 Howard County Fair's beauty pageant, has announced that entries are now being accepted for the contest to name Miss Howard County 1968. Deadline for entries is midnight July 15. To be eligible a girl must be between the ages of 16 and 21 (not 22 before Sept. 1, 1968. She need not be connected with a 4-H organzation. The new queen will be chosen on the basis of beauty, poise, presentation and personality. The four-runners-up will compose the queen's court. A Miss Congeniality and a Miss Swim Suit also will be named. The queen will receive a dozen red roses, crown, cape, and a large trophy. In addition, trophies will be presented to the runners-up, Miss Congeniality, and Miss Swim Suit: The contest will take place on two successive nights. On the first night, contestants will appear before the judges in su-imsuits, and on the following night will appear in formal evening gowns. The winner will reign as Queen of the 1968 H o w a r d County Fair, and represent the county at the Indiana State Fair. The contestants will participate in several special events. They will assist the fair committee in distributing the annual fair program throughout the county. Also, the girls will appear on television station WYAF. and will attend a swim party prior to the competition. Further information concerning the contest may be obtained by contacting Larry Harper at 628-7937. ENTRY BLANK Enter my name in the Howard County Beauty Pageant at the 4-H Fair on Monday and Tuesday, July 29 and 30. I am single and between the ages of 16 and 21 (not 22 before Sept. 1,1968). I understand that I will be contacted by the committee upon receipt of my application. Application mast be in by July 15. (Please enclose entrant's photo) NAME_ ADDE PHONE NUMBER_ Mail to Larry Harper, Greentown. National Guard Pilot Parachutes To Safety FIAT, Ind. (AP) -- An Indiana Air National Guard pilot parachuted from his disabled F84F Thunderstreak jet fighter Wednesday and wound up meeting an old acquaintance. L a n d i n g safely after his plane crashed in an open field 3 miles Paris Taxi Drivers 'Getting Comeuppance' PARIS (AP) -- The Paris taxi driver, sometimes known for his tricky ways with t o u r i s t s , is getting his come-uppance: an informal boycott because of his month-long strike and his new prices. Back on the street for only two days after striking, the cabs are forming long idle lines at taxi stands. Walking past them, with noses upturned, ; are their former customers who became s e a s o n e d hoffers during the transportation strikes of the May revolution. Walking hasn't been so bad, a good part of the public apparently believes, especially compared with the rate raises: a short trip costing the equivalent of 80 cents now costs $1.40. Doctors Taken to Hospital LONDON (AP)--Fifteen doctors were taken ill and rushed to a hospital Wednesday with suspected food poisoning after a cold lunch at London headquarters of the British Medical Association--BMA. The doctors had eaten chicken and ham salad in the BMA dining room and later collapsed with stomach pains and vomiting. .They had been attending a conference. The Kokomo Tribune 300 N. Union St. Kokomo, Indiana J690] Evening editions published daily except Saturday and Sunday. Saturday and Sunday editions Published in mornings. Entered as second class matter January 31. 1905, at the posfofficc of Kokomo, Indiana, under )hf act of Congress on March 8, 1897. Second class postage paid at Kokomo. Indiana. Member of Associated Press The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the JSe for publication of all news dispatches credited to if or not otherwise credited in this paper and also the ;oc.al news published herein. Delivery by carrier SO cents per week. By mail in Indiana, per year, payable in advance. S1S.OO. By mail outside of Indiana per year payable in advance. 573.00. No mail subscriptions accepted in towns' whose carrier delivery service is maintained. The Kokomo Tribune Founded 1850 The Kokomo Dispatch Founded 1870 Tribune and Dispatch Founded 1930 southwest of this Jay County town, Maj. Charles R. Barnes was greeted by Virgil Lines, a general store operator who knew Barnes when the latter was growing up hi the Fiat area. Barnes, 33, of Fort Wayne, operations director of the Air Guard's 122nd Tactical Fighter Group at Baer Field, Fort Wayne, guided his crippled plane to the open spot in which it crashed. Lines, 55, said he recognized Barnes, clad in a flying suit, as a former customer. He said the flier wasn't "even shook up although he hit pretty hard." Lines quoted Barnes as saying the engine "froze up" and he headed it for a place where it wouldn't hit anything. "He knew right where it went down, too," Lines said. "He said between a house and barn and that's where it ·was." Barnes bailed out at about 15,000 feet and came down half a mile south of Fiat, which is about 15 miles northwest of Portland. He was on a flight to check the proficiency of another pilot in another plane. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Barnes, live at Petroleum, 4 miles north of Fiat. Former President Eisenhower Still In Critical Period WASHINGTON (AP) -- Doctors tending former President Dwight. D. Eisenhower still consider him to be in the critical period that generally lasts about a week for the victim of a heart attack. The doctors reported Wednesday that the 77-year-old five star Army general had developed occasional irregularities in his heartbeat, but "no signs of heart failure have developed." He was d e s c r i b e d as resting comfortably. Eisenhower suffered his fifth heart attack since 1955 last Saturday night while a patient at Walter Reed Army Hospital where he was recuperating from an April seizure. MACE'S OPEN 24 HRS. DAILY. Rummage Sale, after 4 Fri.; 9-4 Sat. Clothes, misc. items. 1925 Saratoga Ave. Large Rummage Sale and Antiques. Thiirs., Fri. Sat., 450 N-700W Tipton Co., 8 'til 6. Psychiatrist To Testify in Lynn Case BEDFORD. Ind ( A P I -- A second psychiatrist was scheduled to testify for the defense'today at John Linn's first-degree murder trial. Linn. 25. Seymour, is charged with the rifle slayings Aug. '22 of his Hint 1 children--Jerry. 5. Di-bra. 4. and Kathy ·J Their bodies were found in a berry patch in northeastern Lawrence County that night. Testimony in the two-week trial unexpected to end today with the jury likely to gel the case before nightfall. Dr. Frederick S. Koons. director of the psychiatric division of the Indiana University Student Health Service, testified Wednesday for the defense. 1 le said a person can know it is wrong tn kill but still not comprehend the meaning of the act. Koons acknowledged he had not examined Linn and could offer an opinion only in a hypothetical case. )V»ple have boll) intellectual and emotional comprehension, he said, and it is possible for .someone in Linn's situation to suffer temporary insanity duriiu! a killing. PEAT MOSS. PH. 452-6227. GROUND BEEF...39clb. Fill your freezer. Dimitt Meat Mkt., 3026 S. Lofountoin. BENEFIT SALE. Fantastic new used clothing, dishes, etc. Fri. Sat., 8-5. 725 S. Purdum MARY CARTER PAINT STORE HAS OVED TO WEST SIDE OF 31 BY-PASS JUST NORTH OF MARKLAND Miss Elizabeth Marie Ashburn Miss Howard County 1967 Public Works Appropriation Bill Is Sent On To Senate MARY CARTER OIL BASE HOUSE PAINT · Contains three inhibitors « SeH priming ov paint · Up to J50 iqua re (eel of coverage per gallo · Excellent Durability · For use on exterior wc metol or masonry surf GALS. FOR '98 WASHINGTON (AP) -- The S4.5 billion Public Works Appropriations Bill passed by the House Wednesday and sent to the Senate included these Indiana navigation and flood control projects: Construction: Brookville Reservoir $2,850,000; Burns Waterway Harbor, reimbursement, $9,025,000; Cannelton L o c k s and Dam, Ind. and Ky. $5,985,000; H u n t i n g t o n Reservoir, $2,955,000; Island Levee, $190,000; Levee Unit 5, Wabash River, $1,205,000; M i c h i g a n City Harbor, $445,000; Newburgh Locks and Dam, Ind. and Ky., $10,260,000; Patoka.Reservoir, land acquisition $855,000; Uniontown Locks and Dam, Ind. and Ky., $4,085,000. Planning: Big Pine Reservoir $215,000; Burns W a t e r w a y Harbor, reimbursement, $40,000; Clifty Creek Pesorvoir, $230,000. Buddy Austin's Twin Daughters Drown WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. (AP) -The twin daughters of heavyweight w r e s t l e r Buddy "Killer" Austin drowned in the family swimming pool. The 15-month-old twins, Sandrina and Christina, were pulled from the pool Wednesday by their 11-year-old brother Kevin. Their mother, Carmelita, and a neighbor administered mouth-to-mouth resuscitation in the back yard. Authorities said the infant girls apparently had left the house through an open sliding glass door and fallen into the pool while playing. Their father, whose real name is Austin Rogers, was not at home. He f o r m e r l y claimed the world's heavyweight wrestling title. Breeze Brings Check SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Victor H. Barry, a retired school teacher, was enjoying a late a f t e r n o o n breeze Wednesday when the breeze deposited a $20,000 check in his front yard. "I thought at first it was some kind of advertisement. But then I saw it was reaL.for $20,000," Barry said. Police were called and officers determined the check had been stolen. It was made out to a mining firm. S u r v e y s : Cross Wabash Valley Waterway, Ind.. 111.. Mich., and Ohio, 8100,000; Little Calumet River $27,000: Maumee River $58,000; Wabash River Basin $215,000; Great Lakes deicing studyn Ind., Mich., 111., Minn.. N.Y., Ohio, Pa., and Wis., $45,000; Great Lakes Region, Ind., Mich., 111., Minn., N.Y., Ohio, Pa. and Wis. $215,000. Rummage Sale--Furn., Cloth., Art. Lots misc. 10-3 Fri., Sat., Son. 1704 OakhillRd.CC Hills $3.50 PER MONTH A 1968 MUSTANG | OR ONE OF HUNDREDS OF OTHER 5j PRIZES. PORTABLE TV'S, TRANSISTOR ^ RADIOS, ELECTRIC CARVING KNIVES, £ WRIST WATCHES, FREE PAINT. 5= ALL YOU DO IS ... f! ff DEPOSIT THIS COUPON AT YOUR LOCAL S 3 MARY CARTER PAINT STORE (No Purchase Necessary) | 2= Name Address £= State Phone 2§ City THIS olfer is void in slates where prohibited or restricted by law . Coupon must be deposited by July 31st 1968. ) Dishwasher Discount Sale 'J WHY SUFFER THE HEAT DOING DISHES? Our Complete Stock on Sale Save Up To 20% on Most Models Try Tribune Want Ads! 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