Greensburg Daily News from Greensburg, Indiana on August 5, 1965 · Page 5
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Greensburg, Indiana
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Thursday, August 5, 1965
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Parade (Continued from Pace One) Koehne—a former 4-H membe himself. Four 4-H members ap ' peared on the float to assist ir carrying out the theme. Adu leaders of the club are Mrs Mark Koehne, Mrs. Geral Gauck, Mrs. Lillian Dieselber and Mrs. Quirin Gauck. Although it was the only entr; in the church division, th Springhill and Kingston Unitet Presbyterian Parish float, carry out the theme, "Soft-Soapini God," drew special comment a "a job well done," by the judges The float depicted a family be ing visited at the entrance of a church by the minister; a fami ly not attending church; and large placard in the center with the various'detergents arrangec to spell out the message "WHISK Yourself to Church oh Sunday Morning." First place in the service division went to the Happy Homes Demonstration Club with splendid replica of Greensburg's famous tree on the courthouse tower—the city's most cherished "trademark." Top float in the commercial division was that of the Decatur County Farm Bureau Co-op, featuring one of its oldest pieces of rolling equipment—an oil bulk truck—with a more modern bulk truck and the illuminated Co-op emblem. Chosen as the float best carrying out the theme of the parade, "Famous Trademarks," was the Industrious Teeners 4-H Club, which had as its trademark, R. C. A., featuring the familiar phonograph and dog with records identifying various 4-H projects. Its theme was "The Voice of v 44-H." This marks the second consecutive year for the Industrious Teeners to win sweepstakes honors. The first place floats in the youth, church and service divisions received $25. The "sweepstake" float entered by the Industrious Teeners, received ?10, in addition to- the $10 fourth- place award. The winning commercial float received $10. Other cash awards in the youth division were: Second, $20; third, $15; fourth, $10; fifth, $7.50; sixth place winner and all other entries, $5 apiece. Awards in the service division were: Second. $15; third, $10; fourth, $5; and — Daily News Photo. TOP BEEF SHOWMEN — Tim Nobbe, winner of the senior and expert showmanship contests at the 4-H Calf Club show at the fair Wednesday, and Teresa Corya, champion of the junior showmanship contest. For Nobbe it was the climax of four years of competition at the local fair and for Miss Corya, who showed the grand champion steer in 1962, it was an "early birthday gift" as she will be 13 years old Saturday. fifth $5. Other Floats Placings of the other floats, by divisions, were: Youth—Second, St. Maurice Hustlers and Rustlers 4-H Clubs; third, the Full-0-Pep Club of . Sandcreek Township; fourth, the Industrious Teeners 4-H Club of Saltcreek Township; fifth, the Lucky Learners 4-H Club of Sandcreek Township; and sixth, the Decatur County 4-H Flower Club. Others receiving $5 awards were: The Clinton Try Hards; Tower Tree; Wicky Wackers; the Decatur County Teen-Democrats; Sugar 'N Spice; Jolly Jinks; Tree City Trampers; The Rainbow Girls; and the Salt- creek Junior Farmers. Service—Second, the Candle- Lighters Home -Demonstration Club; third, the bakers Dozen Home Demonstration Club; the Decatur County Red Cross Chapter; the Gala Belles Home Demonstration Club. Another entry in the commercial division was by the Texas Gas Transmission Corporation. Although it was not entered in competition, a large float featuring a 50-foot clown as "King of the Circus" on his back with circus acts performing on top of; him, proved a fitting climax to the parade. The "reclining crown" was so large that his index fingers supported a tightrope act. "Performers" for the pantomined circus acts were local high school students. This float, entered by Hooks Drugs, Inc., was an entry in the "500" festival parade. Special Attractions Other special attractions of the parade Wednesday evening, which again was marshaled by Ed Overton on his horse, included: The 4-H color guard; Miss Cheryle Garrett, Miss Indiana State Fair, 1964; Tom Martin and Margaret Osting, king and queen of the fair, with their crown bearers and their court, the Misses Marcia Green and Barbara Barnett and Steve Gommel and John Bennett; a contingent of Girl Scouts; a DeMo- lay color guard; the nine-year- olds; Joyce Campbell, "Miss Decatur County," with.her court. Miss Valerie Young and Miss Nita Kanouse; 15 members of the Decatur County 4-H Horsemanship Club; 12 members of the sheriff's mounted posse; a delegation from the Switzerland! County Saddle Club; and several cart and pony entries. Two bands appeared in the parade. The Greensburg High School's Marching Pirates marched in the parade to the grandstand area and a Decatur .County High School Band, attired in black and white, went the route in the parade. The county high school band, although limited in its practice sessions, performed well under le direction of Drum Major Carolyn Robbins of the Sand- reek school. Barbara Ball of the andcreek school was the twirl- r. Directors working with the ounty band were: Steve Marrs, t. Paul; Harry Burgess, Sand- reek and Jackson; and Jack n arpenter, Burney. Immediately following the pa- ade, the Marching Pirates, complete with their color guard, twirlers and Swiss flag swingers performed in front of the grandstand. The flag swingers are: Kathy Acher, captain, Brenda Doggett, Beverly Bruner, Candy Hamilton, Brenda Farthing, Carol Martin, Sally McLaughlin, Debbie Wells, Virginia Cannon and Darlene Cox. The twirling corps is composed of Sharon Wells, Bonnie Brodie, Debbie Thielbar, Judy Herbert, Marcia French. Linda Snyder, Vickie Seibel and Annie Ryle. Members of the color guard are Nancy Redelman, Diana Wamsley, Alice Osting, Ann McCammon, Karen Platt and Gretchen Marshall. A ceremony for the nine-year- old boys and girls taking part in "Niner's Night" was held while the judges were selecting the winning floats in the parade. Robert Friedersdorf served as master-of-ceremonies. Mrs. Jean S. Finley, home agent, spoke briefly to the prospective 4-H members — reviewing in an interesting manner what 4-H has to offer boys and girls and list- ing the five rules they must fol-' mittee — David Brewer, Paula low to become good 4-H mem-^Ernstes and Sharon Valentic. Shelbyville Denied Damage Suit Rehearing INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) — The Indiana Appellate Court today denied a rehearing sought by the City of Shelbyville, loser "in a $30,000 damage suit won by an 11-year-old boy. The court, without comment, denied the petition for a rehearing. The case involved Gary Paul Morton, who was 11 years old when he was injured in 1959 by stepping into what the court opinion termed "a deep jagged hole" on East Hendricks' St. A Johnson Circuit Court jury awarded $30,000 in damages to th-3 boy. The Appellate Court upheld the Johnson Court July J and today reaffirmed the action. Russians Hint New Space Flight Near MOSCOW (UPI) — The Soviet press began hinting today that Russia is preparing for another manned space flight. The newspaper Rabochaya Gazeta, published in provincial Kiev, said women workers at a chocolate factory in Lvov have asked spaceman Vladimir Komarov to give an unidentified "cosmonaut No.- 12" a box of candy to carry with him into pace. The girls were quoted as saying that they are "preparing themselves for the triumphal day when the whole world will learn of the new manned cosmic (space) flight." Greensburg (Ind.) Daily News, Thursday, Aug. 5,1965 PAGES — Daily News Photo. HIS MASTER'S VOICE — This take off on the R. C. A. trademark of a dog listening to his master's voice from a phonograph, won. the Industrious Teeners 4-H Club their second consecutive sweepstakes award in the county fair parade. Instead of "His Master's Voice," the 4-H'ers captioned their float "The Voice of 4-H." Club members ore Marcia Schilling and Helen Mayes. • bers. The rules were: "Share) with your parents; decide what project to take; remember that 4-H helps you stand tall as a citizen; always give it your best; and always remember the things you must do." ' Special Guest • As a special guest for the "Niner's Night" program. Miss Garrett, who is concluding her reign as Miss Indiana State Fair, congratulated the boys and girls for their interest in 4-H and expressed hope that each would some day experience the feeling of winning a championship at the state fair. As Miss Teresa Evans and Fred Clark assisted, the boys and girls were introduced and handed their two free ride tickets by Miss Garrett. There were 138 nine-year-olds registered for the program by John Maxwell, county agent in charge of youth work. Accompanying Miss Garrett here Wednesday evening were Harrison (Bud) Gates and Robert White, state fair board members. Gates is in charge of the horse department and White the sheep department. Judges for the parade were Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Thompson of Shelby County. Morgan Miers again served as chairman of the parade and introduced the entries as they passed the reviewing stand. He was assisted by Ronnie Martin Hadler Champion In 4-H Poultry Show Kendall Hadler had the champion pen of pullets and his broth- After the parade, interest of er, Dennis Hadler, the reserve fairgoers shifted to either the | f h _ am Pf°n _Pen in j h ^ 4-H poul- midway, the Farm Bureau tent j where the talent show was in | progress, their favorite exhibit display or some other point of interest. One such point of interest, for The champion received a blu! ribbon and the reserve champ a red ribbon. Both of the top pens were white leghorns. John Mauer received a blue ribbon on his pen of hens and the west side of the commercial j display building where a group Merritt C. Thornburg was superintendent of the project and throughout the evening. And that was not the only place where music could be heard as the talent show was in progress nearby and at one point during the evening a few members of the Greensburg High School band were heard "striking it up" in the area of the merry-go-round. The weatherman cooperated perfectly for the Wednesday evening program. The crowd started arriving in a steady stream before 5 p. m. and, although it was lined for nearly a mile one hour later, the rush was handled in such a manner that the entrances to the fairgrounds were practically clear when the parade started at 7 p. m. MULTIPLE LENSES NEW YORK - About 34 per cent of the eyeglasses worn by Americans are of the bifocal and other members of the com- or trifocal variety. OK APPROPRIATIONS Members of the Washington Township Advisory Board, at their regular meeting Wednesday, approved an additional appropriation of $500 for salary to be paid Washington Township Justice of Peace James L. Shannon. It has been referred to the State Board of Tax Commissioners for a hearing within the next 15 days. NEGOTIATE PURCHASE NEW DELHI (UPI) — An li- dian Defense Ministry delegation will go to Moscow Aug. 14 to negotiate the purchase of four Soviet submarines for the Indian fleet, it was disclosed Wednesday. STATE PARKS Injuries Suffered In Dive Are Fatal RUSHVILLE, Ind. — Garland Eugene Harpring, 32; a resident of Rushville, died at 6:10 a. m. Wednesday in Methodist Hospital at Indianapolis of pneumonia and a broken neck suffered in a swimming accident in the Flat Rock River near Rushville. Harpring, an employe of the International Furniture Company at Rushville, reportedly dived from a bridge abutment into shallow water while swimming with friends on July 24. Funeral services will be held at 10 a. m. Friday in the Moster and Sons Mortuary at Rushville. Burial will be in East Hill Cemetery. Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Mable Harpring; four sons, his parents and a grandmother. Former Coach Is Awarded $175,000 SEATTLE (UPI)—A six-man, six-woman Superior Court jury which deliberated nine hours Wednesday awarded former University of Washington basketball coach John Grayson $175,000 in his libel suit against the Curtis Publishing Co. Grayson, 49, had brought a suit for $300,000 on an article published in a January, 1963, issue of the Saturday Evening Post entitled "Basketball Bullies." The article was by Al Lightner, Salem, Ore., a former referee, as told to free lance writer Al Stump. Grayson contended the article tended to destroy his career as a coach. ^ FOOD CENTERS CHICAGO—About 25 per cent of all the food consumed in the Texas has about 300,000 acres | U. S. is served hi public eating of state park lands. establishments. Jail Roosters PULASKI, Va. (UPI) Eighty roosters confiscated in a raid on a cockfighting pit June 14 are on their way to prison. Judge Allen Groseclose passed sentence Wednesday, deciding it would be cruel to kill the roosters and they cannot be sold in any state where gambling is illegal. Groseclose decided to send them to the local prison camp and let officials there decide what to do with the tough, fighting birds. For Personals, call 663-3111 Farm Bureau Picnic Slated Wednesday The annual Decatur County Farm Bureau picnic will be held Wednesday evening at the fairgrounds here. Preceding a pitchin dinner at 6:30, the Pet and Hobby Club's flower show will ba held at 6. Entertainment is being planned and there will be an election of officers. A "do-it-yourself" type program will include reports by the county commodity _ committee and remarks from personnel of other Farm Bureau-sponsored i projects. 33rd Angffvers GOLF BALLS for limit 3 per customer at this price. Store 225 EAST MAIN FHONE 663-6161 — 3 Gigantic Days! FREE Continuous Showings These 3-Days, 2 to 5 p. m. Located On the Northwest Side of the Courthouse Lawn. Watch SAMMY pipy ball — slip and slide — laugh — parade through the crowds — remember, SAMMY loves attention! This plus Captain Ernie's 30-foot Educational Marine Exhibit featuring blowfish, a man eating shark plus many, many other exciting features. FREE ADMISSION at all times, 2 to 5 p. m . ATTENTION MOM AND DAD —BRING YOUR CAMERAS. TAKE LOTS OF PICTURES OF THE CHILDREN POSING WITH SAMMY. FUN FOR ALL! Greensburg Association A DIVISION OF THE GREENSBURG CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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