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June 24, 1957

Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 23

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Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Designer Declares Cars Will Sprout Higher Fins CHICAGO (UP)-Take it from a;aren't," he said. leading automobile designer, tail! fins will soar higher and the cars' themselves will all bu f scrape the highway. And this, he said, would tend to prove that people don't want "extreme practicality." A few years ago, he said, his firm was build- But they won't get much longer [ing "practical" cars featuring and they may get shorter. head room, leg room and parking This is the-word from Virgil i ease. Exner o[ Chrysler Corp., who came' "But hardly anybody to town to accept an award from! them," he said. bought the Industrial Designers' Institute! Exner conceded that today's de- as head of the design team most - : —- responsible for towering tail fins. Exner is a moderate, reasonable man who lives in an unobtrusive colonial house (without tail iins.) He concedes that his tail fin de- signs may not be "completely functional." People Want Beauty Tall people may have trouble with the ceilings until they get adjusted, he said, and some folks signs are "controversial," perhaps j might have trouble with the low- the most controversial automative styling since Chrysler's misadventure with a radical design in the mid '30'.s. Finds Gibes Amusing But there's a difference, he said. slung rear end when backing out of a sloping driveway. "But. basically people want beauty," he said, "what a built-in feeling of motion. Tail fins are a natural and contemporary symbol of The public today is conditioned to motion, appearing on nature's advance styling, and today's cars icretures and on aircraft, speed are selling like hotcakes. Chrysler I boats, racing cars, guided missiles is the only one of the Big Three i and rockets." whose production is up. > Exner doesn't seem to mind an ^ Exner denied that there are any I occasional ribbing about tail fins. "Freudian implications" to the up- After all, Henry Ford was re- swept look, but he said the cars are "definitely masculine.' "They are masculine because they are directional," he said. puied to have hired gag writers to make jokes about the tin lizzy. ; Chrysler hasn't reached that , . ; point yet, but a spokesman admit- This seemed like' an involved ted Ihey're making a collection of concept, and the interview switched cartoons and. "tailfin jokes." to more mundane matters. . -—• Exner is somewhat bemused by .. , ,,, , . , gibes that the "upswept" cars look , 3ah Wcbstcr be S an writing (he " ' ' s K ' dictionary in 1807 and finished in 1828. like they're rolling downhill or that they're rooting around looking for manholes. i ~—~ ~ "If the cars look like they're "Veto" comes from- going downhill, the sales certainly (meaning "i forbid." Rochester Some three hundred friends of the Reiter, Burton, Kewanna and Rochester communities met Wednesday evening at the Reiter school to honor Fred Van Duyne. A carry-in supper was a feature of the evening with a social evening following, The master of ceremonies was Howard Ewen, who first thanked Mr. Van Duyne for the many years of untiring service he had rendered the community. Mr. Ewen, assisted by Gresham Bearss, Clyde Neff and Lloyd Craig presented Mr. Van Duyne I with necessary fishing equipment, from hat to boots, for his fishing trip to Wisconsin. He was then presented a mahogany desk and chair as a token of appreciation from his friends and students. In a few well chosen words, Mr. Van Duyne thanked the patrons and students for making his years with them enjoyable, through their co-operation. His past students are scattered from coast to coast and their occupations are varied, ranging from secretaries to ministers, farmers and homemakers. He named twelve families graduating under him, teaching the complete family. One included two generations. The so honored families are; John Denton—Harley,' Marjory and Charles; Oilman Carl| son—Barbara, John, Richard and Jim; Dan Rose—Doris, Tom, Nancy and Carl; Harry Warner—Ellen David and Robert; Clyde Neff— Gerald, Phyllis, Doris and Roger; Marion Gohn—Eldon, Janet, and Russell Wagoner—Diane,. Roger, Robert Wagoner—Bob, Richard and Connie; Elvin Holloway—Lester, Roy, Marvin Bernard and Wanda. Basketball players from his school are Lewis Cleland, Carl Gordon, Harley and Charles Denton, Alan Grube, Alan Craig, Gene Pickens, Clyde Bick, Jim Henriott, Marvin Holloway, Bernie Hoi. loway, Tom Rose, Ed Fansler, Larry McConkey and Richard. McGlochlin. The remainder of the evening was spent in square dancing and visiting the smorgasboard. Mr. Van Duyne will not retire as yet, but 'will teach this fall in Fulton. Rex Shobe was admitted to the Veterans hospital, Indianapolis, for observation and treatment. Mrs. Fern Norris, a patient in Memorial hospital, South Bend, is reported to be improving nicely, following eye surgery. Mr. and Mrs. Curt Bailey, R.R. 3, are the parents of a son. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Murphy were Sunday dinner guests ot her mother, Mrs. George Clingenpeel of near Argos. Mrs. Faye Holman returned Fri- the Lyle; Gresham Bearss—Frances, Wendell, Janice and Gresham; Bob Wagoner—Russell, Robert, Ed- Latin I die, Margaret; Erie Wagoner—i I Patty, Janet, David and Betty;! Upset Stomach? FOR FAST SAFE RELIEF TAKE TUMS! NATION'S NUMBE* 1 NEUrRAtlZEr • TESTS PROVE TUMS MOST EFFECTIVE! THERE'S NO SUBSTITUTE FOR Still Only 10t...Vrt>rlh(i mum WBI ran NCED ma' TUMS day from a weeks vacation in Eastern points. Bethel Shrine, Order of White Shrine of Jerusalem, will meet at 8 p.m. at the IOOF hall. All officers are to meet at 7 p.m. for practice. Tim Anderson, David Kline and Ronnie Shearer were guests of the Logansport Press Thursday, at Indiana Beach. Read the Classified Ads Court Notes Mrs. Saline Hall, 610 Helm street, asks custody ot their child and support for the child in a suit for divorce from Isaac Hall in the Cass circuit court, charging cruelty. The couple was married Feb. 1, 1955, and separated Sept. 30, 1956, according to the complaint filed through the law firm of Miller, Babcock and Tolbert. Mrs. .Marjorie Hatter was gra'nt- Bfonday Evening, June 24, 1SW. ed a divorce from Robert L. Hatter by Judge Clifford Wild in circuit court Friday. She was given custody of their three minor'chil- dren and $8 per week for the sup- por of each child. Earl R. Palmer was the attorney for the plaintiff. A man whose normal weight is 150 pounds would weigh about 50 pounds if all the water in his system were dried up. AG TEACHER 01ES VINCENNES (UP)-O.J. 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