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Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, March 9, 1948
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103 Vr.arm of Jerrlc* to Ih* Cooimunlf)' THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE'S PROGRAM FOR LOGANSPORT: 1. An operative Planning Commission. 2. An Adequate Civic Center. 3. More efficient operation of the Municipal Utilities for the benefit of users, 4. Proper maintenance of streets and sidewalks. 5- Civil city tax. 6. An adequate Sewerage and Garbage Disposal System, 7. Sufficient Parking Facilities. Let's Be Good Losers Logansport's Berries are going to the semi-final basketball tournament Saturday as spectators, their opportunity for the fame and glory of a state championship having been ended Saturday night when they lost to Peru by a heart-breaking one-point margin. But Logansport is just as proud of its high school basketball team as if it had won the regional title. The Berries proved themselves champions,in spirit if not in name Saturday night when they refused to give up after a first half in which it seemed everything was going against them. With the Peru team displaying an uncanny accuracy in its shots and the officiating seemingly giving their opponents the benefit of every doubt, the Loganberries proved their championship calibre by the never-say-die spirit with which they battled against great odds during the second half to come within an ace of turning defeat into victory. Undaunted by circumstances which might easily have demoralized a more experienced team, the Berries steadily overcame their ten-point handicap and even forged ahead, oniy to see victory slip from their grasp through a series of bad breaks in the final minute of play. Fans who are too prone to blame the officiating whenever their team loses should remember that when their team wins their opponents often feel that they, too, have been the victims of poor'officiating. It is just possible that the losers of the afternoon regional games had as much cause for complaint as did the Logansport fans at night. Referees are human and consequently can be expected to make mistakes at times. In all fairness we should remember that Peru had a more experienced team than Logansport, with three of this year's players having been in the starting lineup last year. Instead of making excuses for our defeat, let us giva the Peru team full credit for.their hard-won victory and assure them that the Logansport-fans will be rooting for them to win the semi-final and then the state title. Working Toward A Better Community This week marks the start of another year for Logansport's Chamber of Commerce, an enthusiastic working organization interested solely in the progress and betterment of Logansport and 'the' entire -Logansport community, which includes our large trading area. Retiring as president is Edwin H. Becker, who deserves much credit for a year of accomplishment. To Harry A. Sisenbise, the indefatigable executive-secretary, 'should also go the commendation of the entire chamber '-for performing a difficult job in an excellent manner. The •.mew president, Tom Medland, and his officers and board "of directors, have the support of all persons who are truly interested in this community. '->'•'.•• Our Chamber of Commerce in Logansport is a se-rv- '. :-ant of the community. It performs an important function "in promoting the interestes of this community.and its people. Its overall purpose is not only to make this community a better trading center but also to make th;s community a better place in which to work and live. It strives to promote better relations, and the community of interests between all groups, management, labor, urban and farm residents. . Our entire community should be willing to support the Chamber in its worthwhile projects, for much remains to be done in the constant improvement of our area. Through a united effort, the job can be accomplished. Laugh Time it out with the wife—she saj^ if you can give me work to do at home nights, she can give me work to do *t the-office!" • *" Logansport In the Past One Year Ago j Hobart R.. ELdridge.. .50, of 504 • Fitch street, died suddenly while at the home of his brother, Ches| tcr, 1134 High street. } Tlio home of Mr. and Mrs. Lytle I Anderson, Carroll county, burned ' to the ground, and only a. snow- i ball saved the barn, and its con' tents. 1 The eight-room farm home o£ I Pulaskl County Sheriff and Mrs. i James Bruce, east of Winamac, | burned to the ground. I Mrs. Effie May Cook, 63, wife i of James Cook, (lied at their home ' near Walton. "Get Down—It's Not Over Yet" Ten Years Ago George Homey, SO, retired farmer, passed away at his home six miles north of Logansport on state road 25. Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester S. Graham of 908 "VVheatland avenue will observe the fiftieth anniversv ary of their marriage in their home Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Crisman of route 4 announce the birth of a seven-pound son at the Cass county hospital. Mr, and Mrs. Lev! G. Horton, two ot Macy community's most respected citizens, will observe their sixty-fifth wedding anniversary March 30. Mrs. Esther Newman was elected president of the Lambda chapter of Delta Chi Sigma sorority. Mr. and Mrs, W. D. Knowlton o£ 300 Bates street will quietly observe their fifty-fifth wedding anniversary Friday, March 11, at their home. The Baptist Temple congregation" will give a reception Thursday night honoring the new pastor, the Rev, Louis Bean, and Mrs, Bean who have moved here from Waklron, Ind. Mrs. Cora Fisher, 72, sister oC the Jate Mrs- Henry Good of Delphi, died at the home of her son, Dr. L, W. Fisher, at Rossville after an illness of several weeks. superbly Veneiia. Evening, Mar. 9, 1948 BROADWAY NIGHTS By WALTER >Y1>CHT-LL NEW YORK!—Rome has never been more bcautif ul ... Its palaces and monuments have not had a new coat ot paint in a long time, and their .patina shimmers in the Winter sun ... Most Romans arc poor and wear old clothes . .. They are resourceful, however, and most night clubs. At the Rupe Tarpea (on Hie Via Vcneto) one is apt to see celebrities, but the; Quirinale has th« best band. At the Casino delle Rose (the little house of roses) there'Js a good old-fashioned vaudeville, show. Under tlie Galleria the Communists get together and shout about suits have"been turned over . . . j the Marshall plan. But Romans are One is conscious bt men wearing | go used to it that ao one even stops dyed GI trousers and coats. : "---- - v " Some of the smartest women's coats are made out ot American blankets . . . Organ grinders can stilt be heard along tlso streets and Indian parrots arc everywhere sale All the art treasures stolen by the Germans are bein exhibited at Palazzo anymore to hear what goes on ... Everyone stopped, however, to take a loot at Tyrone Power during: his _ Ever since -Italy no longer has a king, interest in royalty has grown by leaps and bounds . . . The sister ot the Emperor of Persia (the lovely Princess Adeharaf Pahlevi) was greeted during her recent visit with real fireworks. Little Choice. There is only one motion picture house in Rome which shows American and English pictures in the original versions, the Qufrinetta. All' the others show them with Italian dialog. The amazing result is that one actually hears Betty Grable and Van Johnson speaking Dante's tongue. Klepura Making- 3__ ... Electricity is'very weak and un- dependahle. Most hotels and home* are equipped with lanterns, Just in , case .'. . And cafes, bars, restaur- f ants, theaters are always packed because they are well heated, while most apartment houses are not. Jan TCiepura and his wife, Mavta Eg-gerth arc shooting the opera, 'La Boh erne," and the sound track men are Tiavlng trouble with Maria's microscopic voice . . . Maria Gnm- bwelli is expected to arrive soon from N'ew York to do "The Life of Pavlova" and Valentine Cortcse- who has boon signed up by Twentieth Century-Fox, is receiving critics' praise for her performance in "II Passatore." Auna Magnani. star of "Open City" an dt.ho highest paid actress Slices tongue. I ~*"- — ~ -•-.-' . The theaters work on a different | in Italy, will not come to the btatos basis than in London, Paris ' and unless she can first approve the New York Rome is a capital, but scripts they want her to do. Her only with a million and a half inhabitants. The most a play can run is 30 days,' Therefore, all companies are built along repertory lines. From B'way "Tobacco Road," "Glass Menagerie" and "Pick-up Girl," have been hits, but "Life With Father" got few laughs. There are comparatively few latest "£,'0nor<?vole Angelina." « subtle satire on the left wingers, Is showing to sold-out houses . . . There is great expectation, for "Tombolo" which deals with some American Negroes, who deserted and settled down with Italian girls near Leghorn in a wild, forested area.—LAFRAXCO RASPONI. Twenty Tears Ago Henry Weaver. 61, local Pennsy engineer, clied at the Cass county i hospital. The Farmers and 'Merchants bank. Fourth ami Broadway, observed its twentieth anniversary. Dr. E. C. Carney was named Carroll county health officer at a meeting oC the county commissioners. A small home owned by Mrs. Paul Burkey was destroyed by fire northwest of Wlnamac. A. E. Kocher la building a new brick structure on-Main street In 'Wina.mac, , - •. -v _-. ..: The Liberty and - Clymera schools _ for the year. It wns.announced by J. H. Applegate. county officer. "Old Ironsides" starring Wallace Boery is being shown at the I Luna theater. Drew Pearson's Merry-Go-Round Internal Moore—"What are you people going to do about it?" Sanders—"What can we do?" Moore—"Well, the Grange can i issue a statement of some kind to , nousl , T jeaut-rs i help steady the market. There's | alco i 10 i ic employes, no reason why prices should go | - down like this. It's a disgrace the Industry to Fight Alcoholism CHICAGO (UP)—The first Industrial Conference on Alcoholism will be held here' March 23, in an effort to bring to the attention of Industry leaders the problem ot iii« down like ttue. us a disgrace flurcaa recommends weeping cljungrcs in '**| farmers a ,- e be i ng ,-obbed." «_*_„._ tit PI..J 4-\t .A in Karl 11 AII'C • I'd V.OVll W 1(111 * . ... 4 III (,'rIIIII .IYt,'"llllU J»U 1. VKU a. ^», " <«• 111^- «IM.-I IT > • v"J' • P ~-i--- '-p — statutes: Commodity speculators will find them bad neivs; Tax-evasion practices denounced. •WASHINGTON—A highly confidential memorandum on pro- nosed changes In contains some bad news for commodity speculators who have been rakiirg in millions in profits. Dictatorial _-ways and means I chairman Harold| the tax the tax have' perfect ' attendance TCnutson considered the memo -so secret and ex plosive that he Refused at first to club. Morton C, I A, B. Winham.was elected pres- | Won't of the Logansport Fanciers' Ivey, of Rochester, completed 25 years of continuous attendance at Sunday school. W. R. Howett. of Francesville, is conducting a farm bureau membership drive in Washington payment oC withholding from employees subject to a "civil penalty," Some employers make a habit of using withholding j taxes to defray business expenses instead of turning them, over' .immediately to the treasury., 2-. Authorizing the federal .government to withhold ivages from Sanders—"Maybe you're talking about brokers.' The farmers have sold most of their wheat. They ! aren't being hurt like some others Dr. Anton J. Carlson, co-chairman of the conference, stated, ".alcoholic employes 'now cost In- Public Forum This column Is reserved for readers, so (hut they may «• l>rcs* Hiclr opinion freely on current matters and problems. Contributions must boar slsrnn- tare and address nntl must lie limited to not more than 200 words. year." He said, "In most cases, when You ought to get out k - you «*«* oua tendencies, she usually To the Editor: Worils cannot express the scorn that I and many other Logansyort fa , ls f(?el to , vard lhe unfair dcci- made in the regional same What'industry does not j between the time and money in these employes bet we repre- quent in income taxes. \---r -- S. Elimination of the long-1 Ralph Moore? established practice ot allowing! The Grange official didn.'t get esi.aDUSj.i8u jnuuuce UL aiiu»i"(, - ..,,1.1- «,,„_,• deductions for work clothes, ex- the Answer to this hot dig. Angn- cept specialized clothing for, .par- '"" " "" his the press. |;to. members or -fearing leaks to • • The memo was prepared by 'the 'internal Revenue Bureau and re• commends 49 specific changes in tax statutes, including a sweeping revision of capital-gains assess,„. mentB, This would prevent the Ed :esli ' Pauleys from declaring in their bureau | Jnconk returns "any gain or loss ticular occupations. 4, A sweeping- revision of the current method of computing the taxable income of life-insurance companies "to more equitably reflect" their profits. 5, A revision of the law dealing with recovered war losses in order to make the tax on U. S. property countries ly. Moore hung up. Religious Italians. To Whip 00111111111118111? Harrassed Secretary ot State Marshall has confided to friends that he is more worried than ever them. "If proper measures are taken, most ot them can be rehabilitated and when that is o£ | Services Wednesday For Gustave Schmidt We are not squawking at the loss of the game but do rebel against the injustice done 'to a group Ot hoys who, for four years accomplished, i lave given their best and ha.ve lived up to the rigid rules of basketball in order to give their high school a good team. We can stand up and take our losses like a .man it lost fair and square. 'T,he fans ot Logansport who have Intl.. March 9— Funeral that he is more worried man ever PKKU, inu.. waicu a— *• uueii. | ""- --"- . - h ' „ tlles ,, about the approaching elections In rite8 for Gustavo W. Schmidt, 60. Blood behind .these bo>» all t hew ill stand Dem a about e approacn e te8 or us . , . Italv. He fears a combination ot j o{ 462 West Sixth street, a. native j yeaw should still stand the 'Yugoslavs and Italian Com- oj Germany, will b e conducted at them and, demand of t ' « munists may jnuyeii.} iu cucuiv ^uuiiuics * *- , Meanwhile, Francesca Lodge, wife covered after the war, equal to the j of the G. 0. P. Congressman from deduction claimed by the owner i Connecticut, herself born in Italy, when he lost the property on!has received an interesting letter an a - o ermany, e try to take over. 2 p . n , Wednesday at the resi- Bas™ 1 deuce. The Rev. A. H. Gallmeier. pastor of the St. John's Lutheran church, will officiate. Interment the two township, Cass county. Death claimed Jackson Higgle, 68. at his home' in Flora, W. C. Rogers, 76, died at his home in Mexico. Fifty Years Ago Approximately 100 persons attended the annual Sunday School convention in Cass county held at the Broadway M. E, church Sunday afternoon and evening. The Logansport Humane society is looking for a responsible Dec. 7, 1941. of the game and to bar them from refereeing any games in the future. They should also -demand an ex- the coach why he attributable to fluctuations in thej 6. That corporations be permitted market price of securities and) to prorate a 'heavy loss five years commodities" resulting from so-j forward and one year back, instead called long and short selling. j of using the present method of a Congress also is urged to plug: tw.o-year "carryback" and a-two- up "existing loopholes" in capi-, y ear "carryover." .Thus a company tal-gains-tax regulations "through! C oyid spread a heavy., loss over a which short-term capital 5 ains 'period of six years. may be converted into long-term 1 - '— " -••• capital gains, and through K ra «"gC. ^m^the'SaT '^ be ^ ^ "^ LUt ^ an CCWC - IS^T*** 1 "-' V- W> people will miinism. win out over Com- Ti le deceased, who never had been married, ' is' survived by his 'Life here seems to have come to a standstill," • Mrs. -Lodge .w.as informed. "Everything is paralyzed waiting for the result o£ the elections in April—Russia. must be mother, Amelia (Genke) Schmidt; a •, brother, F. H. Schmidt, ot Peru, and four sisters, Mrs, Henry, Schmidt, route's: Mrs. Albert! 1891, had Kcrschner, Pasadena, Calif., I 1 tlie last fifteen' seconds of play. .(MRS.1 DORMA MILLS 1300 Chicago Street. fictitious, losses; are used, to tions in April—rvussia muni. M Kcrscnner, jrasiiuuiia, vu.i».. «-.••-—»— '"! 7. That-Congress, "explore the | handing out millions for propa- Mrs> L eo Sample and Mrs, Charles , member. H.S was : . h j Question" ot. decreasing taxes on j ganda, but a great many do not! Zimmerman, both, of Peru. Lutheran ciiuit. . f-i »w, n il V,,,ofnncF. r,rti-WI-M-*,'11 nr, C -n'^tll [ 1\.!«1- *+,n* eho Tvill -IVintft It. TllC A*V QphmiHf. WllO C3U11 been employed by the Lodge, ot which he was a member of the business corporations, with ! think'that she will make it. The I Mr. Schmidt, who came to the -'—- United States from Germany in cous, osse; e , -g^j busness corporaons, w thin that se w mo.n.0 ..w »..set real gains, ia income returns." i j nc '5 mes below $50,000, .Tv-hich now I reeling is very strong against them. To discourage speculating, thej nlU3t pay a 53 p0 f cen t tax:;on in- | "A new' wave of religious fervor ]aw now requires speculators to| c ^ me excee [ij n? 525,000, and up to ll rofit ro- pay a tax on their full profits pro .„, ,-. - otlt f P 1 ' 0 ' 1 $50,000. compared with 3S per cent man to lullfill the job ot Humane! vided they dispose of securities or ;tax assesgec j on corporations with officer, complaining that the lo-| commodities within six months-^ * . . ._ ^_i _<.«..* *Ai.n., f\f TMI vnp jico If fin I cal police department does not coopsratB with the society. Mrs. Elizabeth Harley, 69, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Daniel Chaill, on Linden avenue last night of consumption. | Joseph Morter, 50, a section short term—of .purchase. If. the other hand, they dispose securities and commodities longer than six months—long term— they pay a per cent of their tax on only 50 profits. There fore many speculators convert] „.-.„...,., T .j,000- ,The Bureau oni ot Internal'Revenue feels that the 53 per cent tax on income between 525,000 and $50,000 is too high. It will be interesting to see what Congress does about these carefully prepared proposals for tax josepn luorLtti, uu, n o^wnv". —~ 1 •• . i revision- hand on the Panhandle, was! their short-term jrains into long-, Insi(le Know i cd( ; c Helps j struck by -No. 20, the New York '" '"' l ° n '"°- rKnir hrn1 - 1 Limited at noon and 2 o'clock this after„ ._ was killed instantly. The hotly is at the Barnett funeral home. A smoke house at the rear of term merely by telling their brok- 1,^" litors ers to defer payment on sales Spectators until after the six-month deadline, thus greatly reducing their taxes. Also, many, with broker connivance, only declare losses in the J\. bUUJh.U 11UU3G <»«• fc"w * *-•*- --i "' - . . Rav Brothers' meat market caught! six-month period, but keep fire todav. It is thought to have j profitable accounts operative . for .... i been started when the fire was left burning in the curing of meat The Pay station of the Central telephone company in the i onKer . sis mouths, thereby cutting taxes in half. In other words, the present capital-gaius-tas law tends to UI1 LClupliuu« v.ui^y**nj «" *.n\*, —r .-.. . Murdock hotel has been putj make the United States a nation in operation. It is an automatic,'of speculators and tax sharp- device which prevents use of the] shooters. _ telephone until the proper amount! Other Changes Recommended One way by' which the little tor Thomas of Oklahoma made money was by getting some influential-person to make,:, : a> statement calculated to affect the 'commodity then, knowing In advance seeips to have come over most people- There are ill sort ot manifestations in tlie. way of the Madonna appearing In .several places. At Assisi the great statue on the top of Santa Maria Degli Angeli— the romantic little church, where the Pilgrims used to 'meet cominsr back from the 'Holy Land, .'and where Saint Francis lived and where-the rose-plants have bloodstains on the leaves—well',- this big statue for days now has been the center of thousands ot visits, from body is at the residence wh?re friends may call. Laff-A-Doy group of speculators around Sena- p - eo pi e from all over Italy.-The Madonna's head is seen moving _:>.i.a.u W'".** -J .,-,—.,- — - . backwards and forwards and side- j ways, while the halo attached to j her shoulders remains still. The]' — marKei, meii, /v^uwmt. "*•• «>u.t<«<ot st^tu6 is enorrnoust T0ry ncB-yj that this statement was coming, i bronze. The halo is thoroughly at- they would play the market ac- to the head but .even 'so it . cordingly- That's why Senator j does not m qve. Scientists and the of money is dropped into the slots on the desk. Deer Creek Club Plans Trap -Shoot DEER CREEK, Ind., March D— A trap shoot, open to the public, will be held by the Gun club at 6:30 o'clock Friday evening at the Deer Creek Conservation club, it was announced by Orville Hinkle, president. The trap shoots are held on the second and fourth Fridays of each month. Meetings of the organization are held on the first. Tuesday of every month. For the first time, the organization will sponsor a local Softball club this summer. The team for! merly was backed by Sam Shanks .'and was called the Shell Oilers'. The i club also is sponsoring a Boy i Scout" troop. .» -•--.-• These tax-evasioa . practices have been hotly denounced by Secretary of. Agriculture Clintoa Anderson, and the Internal Revenue Bureau now they, be changed. urges that Other changes recommended by the bureau include: ^ 1. Making' employers who delay Thomas's own statements on the Senate floor, certain to affect the market at the same time he was speculating, were so important How tlie system worked is shown by the following telephone conversation .between Ralph. Moore, speculating buddy o£ Senator Thomas and J. T. Sanders, legal counsel of tie National Grange. Moore~"The market's in a hell of a shape." Sanders—"It IB bad, isn't it?" PHAROS-TRIBUNE COMPANY Dully SOc per wc*fc by currier, *1S.OO per year by carrier/ By Carrier ont»Id ? Loeni»iM>rt, SOe per »T*«KI *10.OO per ytnr. By null. In CM*. Carroll. White. Puln.kl, Pulton, and Mi«»I eojwtle.. end "i™ 1 ™° «• ."* CuJvtr .Tid Ar K o» *6.00 per yein c«t«W« tradm» •«. «»* W«"£ *"?£ ana. «TUSO per yenr; outnide Iadi«E«; »1SJ» pt* year. All i»aU «h»crlp- tfon« payaklc In mdvnacc. Tribune Miabllnhed 1BOT Reporter «.ta.Ui«*d 1S9O Jonrnnl eitabllahcd 1S40 Fkuroi eitablliiked 1S44 com cBi^vamn^i* *tr-- -m -—^-— - -.. ; ; . P»bll*««d dnlly except. S.ndmy by Ph«r 0 ..Trlb«»« Co«p«ny, BIT B«t taw »«t«r at tt. . Lo»n«port. In.Uaja. Entered u .««,* ^taw »«t«r at tt. Imd., mnder t»« met »t Mare* 3, 187». Broadway poit ofU.. MEMBER AUDIT BtTREAr OF ClRCrLATIOX AAD TJXITED PBKSS PHAaOS-TRlBUJiE National A«ve r tl.l»* Ri»r«««MUar« most incredulous people have nessed this miracle and believe in j — it. They say when a Madonna moves it is a. sign of reapcmie to prayer and weauB she '»'tU. answtr thj priyers and protect her p«o- ple." ' ' HOUSEfG SHOKTAG^. EASID SEATTLE — (UP) — A n ' ew peacetime record in Washington and Oregon lumber production during 1947 resulted in the greatest honaeb'uilding"year since, 1925, Tvest Coast Lumbermen's Association officials announced. A cut of 7,694,150,000 board feet in 1,771 saw mills made" possible the starting ot--S30 > 000 new" homes. Hp'osim SHOOTS BLOOJJIN'GTON, Ind., March 9— (UP) — Funeral siryice* ^«re planned today for Dale. Mason HillenberS; 23-year-old veteran, who shot himself yesterday. A suicide verdict was returned by Robert E. Lyons, Jr., Monroe county coroner. __ . ou understand that this-job c*U* for ruthless a&f- disciplinel" " " - " '

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