Logansport Pharos Tribune, April 13, 1960

Logansport Pharos Tribune

April 13, 1960

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Logansport Pharos-Tribune (Newspaper) - April 13, 1960, Logansport, Indiana LOGANSPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY NOW IN OUR 116th YEAR HOME EDITION Founded For All Phone 4141 LOGANSPORT INDIANA WEDNESDAY EVENING APRIL 13 1960 Leaned United International prio pP1 CnrtV Tpr photo Jrrice Jrer uopy ien Storms Batter Four Tornadoes In Panhandle I DIMMITT Tex DPI Atj least four tornadoes ripped through the Texas Panhandle Tuesday night and the worst alj most wiped out the crossroads town of Sunnyside where 75 men were meeting in a church The Sunnyside twister killed three persons and injured most of the total of at least 60 others hurt in all the Texas tornadoes A pile of debris remained where Sunnyside once stood 15 milse south of Dimmitt The squall line that produced the Texas worst of the northeastward info Kansas today but at last re port no tornadoes had been fore cast in Kansas The Texas Department of Pub lic Safety which maintained com munications with Sunmside re ported four known dead until to day when it learned that one badly mangled woman it had counted as dead was still alive She was Mrs Earl Phelan of Sunnyside The known dead ac cording to the DPS were Hogan owner of the Sunnyside Ginning Kidd 55 Plain view who was visiting Sunnyside and Nona Beth Phelan Mrs Phelans daughter Rescue workers loaded a little girl and a little boy with their arms torn off into an ambulance at Sunnvwide The Baptist church where the men were having a fellowship meeting a community store and half a dozen homes near the church were demolished Mrs Roy Phelan and Mrs Murle Rogers wife of the Baptist minister saw he twister coming at Sunnywide and ran to warn the men The husbands of Mrs Roy Phelan and Mrs Earl Phelan are brothers Some of them ran out and got j info their cars and drove off to Mrs Phelan said A large group of us ran for the tor nado cellar at the church but some didnt make Another twister injured at least three persons at Friona 69 miles southwest of Amarillo Other tor BYPASS PLANS COMPLETEThe above official Indiana high way department map shows how traffic on U S Rt 35 and State Rt 29 will be carried around Logansport by the new bypasses which are to be constructed this year The bypasses are SET INTERCHANGES outlined in black Visible in lie upper left corner is the Dunkirk interchange The smaller of the two loops will carry traffic from the bypass onlo U S Rt 24 and the longer loop on the left will carry traffic from U S Rt 24 onto the bypass The sweeping line to the right of the loops is the ramp which will carry Lo gansport traffic norlh on U S Rt 35 while he sweeping line the left of he loops is the ramp which will carry U S Rt 35 traffic onlo U S Rt 24 Part Of ByPass To Be Elevated All of the proposed Logansport bypass for U S Rt 35 and State JRt 29 traffic will be elevated Jnt flf he n TlTi il or Vino i Rll miloC cntlt n Muleshoe about 60 miles south west of Amarillo but did little damage The tornadoes were part of a thunderstorm system that scat tered rain hail and high winds through the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles and into western Kan sas The Weather Bureau kept I junction of U S Rt 35 and U S the rear of the Indiana Rendering company land continuing in a southeasterly direction to a point about 300 feet south of Clinton street where the two bypasses Rt 24 at Dunkirk south beyond I separate where the two bypasses THE U S Rt 35 bypass runs a study of the engineering plans almost due east and then turns Coloring Contest Winners The annual Easter coloring con test winnershave been announced and the winners will receive a letter from the Logansport Pharos Tribune and Press which will be used to pick up their prizes Listed beiow are the merchants the winners and their prizes STRICT CURFEW shows The road will be above U S Rt 24 State Rt 25 The Wabash and Pennsylvania railroad tracks slightly southward joining severe thunderstorm warnings for Wabash river Cliff dnve Clinton street Pennsylvania yard C and old State Rt 29 The 13span bridge which will cross the Wabash river in a northwest to southeast direction the area in effect until 6 i The Weather Forecast United Press International Indiana Scattered showers anc hundersbowers and warmer to night Thursday considerable cloudiness with showers likely Low tonight mostly in the 50s Baileys Gerald Clabaugh R R the 13 Logansport age 7 choice of present U S Rt 35 at a point j boys polished cotton pants lo the Pennsylvania yards The State Rt 29 bypass con tinues southeastward until it meets present State Rt 29 at the Dr George property That pro perty is located just north of the will just miss the east tip of Mej eastwest county road which runs Kinley island It is feet in length and is wide enough for two double lane roads separated by a four foot divider as well as two side walks two feet in width THE BRIDGE contract has been i to the top of Morgan hill railroad Baisam age 11 and Eisert age 5 228 Humphrey Ask Kidnap Ransom Son of Wealttiy Frenchman Taken PARIS UPI Kidnapers snatched the heir to one of Europes biggest automo bile fortunes Tuesday and threat enedto kill him unless they get ransom within 48 hours police said today Chubbv cheerful Eric Peugeot i v r f stage was maue uu ui a mur jn grandson of auto tycoon Jean1Norman Kjeshng m the Cass cu1 of the lwo oljllls for termediate range ballistic missile Pierre Peugeot was carried off incult court which perand the second stage was a com broad daylight before he startled j Judge Kiesling placed the youths them to remain out late atj bination missile M Cotner 18 local high school seniors who pleaded guilty re cently to charges of burglarizing 2 to 5 year sentences in the slate reformatory Wednesday by Judge extracurricular school activities must attend church regularly and Collins must return all athletic awards he has won to the the YMCA were meted suspended school athletic department They also must behave well Judge Kiesling was critical of Aid Sea And Asr Travel Star Goes Into Orbit CAPE CANAVERAL Fla United Slates put a radio star earth satellite into orbit today to lest a new navi gation system that could prevent civilian collision disasters and help war planes and submarines betterto aim their nuclear weap ons The satellite named Transit aft er the traditional navigational in strument is a forerunner of a sa tellite system scientists hope will transmit data back to ships and planes every 90 minutes Dr Richard B Kershner speak in for John Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory which is build ing the satellite for the Navy pre dicted the new navitational system will be operational by 1962 Under present navigation meth ods a ship or plane can deter mine position within half mile range The satellite data will en able them to cut this to less than a quarter mile The 265pound satellite equipped with four radio transmitters soared into the sky at aboard a new Air Force space rocket Within minutes signals were received by tracking stations in Baltimore Argentia Newfound land and Lasham England The Navy announced in Wash ington that the satellite had sue I cessfully separated from the sec ond stage of the ThorAbleStar rocket indicating the new moonlet Transit head ed into the prescribed The satellite may show how to avoid disasters such as the An drea DoriaStockholm ship colli sion off the coast of Massachu setts and the crash of two air liners over the Grand Canyon in recent years These were two of the biggest accidents blamed in past on navi gational errors caused by bad weather For of a special radio receiver and a slide rule a navi gator will be able lo use opera tional transits to find his exact position on earth day or night and in fair weather or foul scien tists said The exnerimental 36inch sphere was carried into space by the Air Forces newest rocket The first stage was made up of a Thor in about 500 feet west of the entrance Bickels Christine Mica 1314 Delofe star iea nH Mh7 M I lo the Pennsylvania railroad I Dpii anri IjVnn eyes of his playmates the police I on probahon and set out the fol lowing both won credit Flanegin Melody Bugsby 220 West Ottawa age 8 pair of de luxe ballbearing roller skates B F Goodrich Linda Wein gardner 1123 Helm angelface paper doll and Jay Sibley 906 The kidnaping occurred at the childrens playground of Frances most exclusive country club the SaintCloud course just west of It was the first kidnaping for ransom in France in 25 vears The bridge across the Wabash jWest Winchester saddle gun a companv iits bjd of of Cincinnati on High Thursday in the 70s Sunset awarded to the penker Construe today Sunrise Thursday am Outlook for Friday Generally fair and mild Lows 43 lo 53 Highs 63 to 73 river will be 35 feet above the Childrens Shop Char sion of their sentences on the suspen of he courts decision approved They must not be out after 8 j he and cannot ride in an auto except with their parents They must make restitution for everyNonotOp Night thing they took not only in the WASHINGTON UPI YMCA burglary but also in a ser bomber has made a The 80foottall twostage rocket Prosecutor Earl Palmer praised I is shorter and han lhe the judge s action in the two cas oldreliable ThorAble which racked up two successful space shots for America within the past month If all went as expected the AbleStar upper stage equipped with a startrestart engine would The Surete French es laundromat burglaries nonslop flight over the North drive the instruments into a cir bottom of the river and 12 feetilene Elam North into a massive inves tigation uuLLum ui uie iivyi diiu u leeu i k 11 i above the high water mark 5 and Jay AIlen Kessler agej Newspapers and radio and STRONo THE WORK of right of way for the bypass has not yet been completed according to officials of the state highway department Plans forthe interchange atj A future interchange is planned Dunkirk call for four lanes of at the point where the two by five Royal Center both win antam stuffed toy bunny Mohlmans Susan Sharp 804 Parkway drive age 7 and Steven Jilcott age 6 Usher both traffic on U S Rt 24 in that Highs Tuesday lows last 12 hours precipitation for 24 hours area with a 40foot wide island 6446 01 Cincinnati 7655 Denver 6440 01 Evansville 8056 Indian apolis 7049 Louisville Miami 7469 New York 6749 Santo TUESDAY 11 60 1 2 the present two lanes which be used only for interchange traffic Much of Dunkirk will be used provide room for the inter win Timex caricature watches Montgomery Paula Diane Burk 222 age 4 passes join according to highway dress and engineers Bulletin WASHINGTON UPDThe for age 5 R R 2 pair of stations crackled with the sensa tional story Erics parents Har vard educatedRoland Peugeot and his wife Colette were sick with fear at violation of the kid napers warning not to tell police Seemed Well Planned Crime Peugeot is a vice president of They may not participate in any Pole and climaxed the feat by j cular orbit about 500 miles above j firing a Hound Dog airtoground earth on its first sweep The sec missile down the Atlantic test ondstage casing also was sup range lo go into orbit after sepa The flight which began Monj rating IN ILLINOIS CHICAGO day and missile shot were a comi Scientists said the s a t e 11 i t e Richard M Nixon running byjkned demonstration of the Strate1 would be useful as long as the himself in a race for prestige Commands ability to batteries both solar and chemical made an impressive showing an airborne alert or fly cells hold oulwhich could be Tuesdays primary election lmS evasive courses and fire j five years or But in the i missiles while beyond reach of I circular orbit the satellite could Nxon unopposed on the Repubencm encmy trousers Olsens Karen Eller R R 1 Logansport certificate Quick Film Service age gift the Peugeot firm one of the bigjlican ticket and wilh 0 wmpetv five of the French automobiletiorl from Democratic presidential QC worid hopefuls polled more than j nul Eric and five playmates includ1 vctes m the nations third primary j ing his older brother JeanPhilippe of the 1960 election year He led Joleen eign ministers of the United I Ulerick age 7 Twelve Mile and flTDNESDAY 3 4 5 6 7 S 9 0 11 61 59 Hh one year ago 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 S S 10 11 1 2 wHcVSS traffic from U S 24 onto the agreement today on a plan chal lenging Soviet Premier Nikita S Khrushchev to permit completely 2516 Hills free elections in Communist East Barbie doll north on U S Rt 35 around the Germany f cached complete east edge of a curved ramp car ping northbound traffic from the bypass onto U S Rt 24 in both directions SOUTHBOUND traffic on U si Rt 35 will approach U S Rt 24 from another elevated ramp which will sweep around the west edge of another curved ramp carrying Finney both age win 10 414 Brownie cameras and roll of film 7 had been under the eyes of the Peugeot nurse Jeanine Germanic untif shortly before the kidnaping i the Republican ticket getting 75 per cent of he GOP vote Jeanine complaining she wasi TrylrlQ to Stop chilly went100 vards back to the A r i parking lot to the family car to AntlCaStrO Units Sportland Dorothy Campi age I get hertopcoat and remained HAVANA UH Antigovern Urge Support For Easter Seal Sale An urgent appeal for support dents have been far more numer 8 2516 Hillside free elections in Communist East Germany drive Mattel j nere chatting I Georges Perelli with guerrillas in Cubas the Cass County Easter proportionally speaking than CASTDME Maine UPRAfaout 250 midshipmen at the Maine Maritime Academy have gone on a hunger strike to protest curtail i mountains were reported today tc j sae was sounded by chairman Tracking Satellite 62 southbound bvpass i Another curved ramp south of was dlsclosed U S Rt 24 j ment of their weekend liberty it Low one year ago 2Siiraffc UP Barometer bypass at 2 steady River Stages River at 7 Can7 westbound southbound WAYNE Ind j Technicians at the International Telephone Telegraph labora tories here began tracking the United Slates newest earth satel Transit Columnist Dies The crime seemed wellplanned i sing the same sabotage MarabeU Taylor Wednesday The kidnaper descriped that swept Premier Fidel afternoon nesses as tall dark and in his I Castro to power 16 months ago j Mrs reported that less early 20s broke the padlocks on two gates and unhesitatingly on an hafof fte desired aj of hpn tour of land reforms inS5iMO has On de those from within the city She urged Logansport residents to send in their contributions im mediately The campaign will con dude April 17 Money raised through the drive Eric from his five playOriente Province was believed she sajdj is lo help pay the salaries mates i have taken direct command of At the bottom of the slide i troops peasants and peoples Preparations for tire tracking note sealed in an envelope where the children had been play the kidnaper left a ransom It The Logansport state hospital transferred five acres of ground to the state highway department CINCINNATI four months ago a comwas marked very urgent typed the bypass It travels through cancer Tuesday Tague 82 veteran newsman and columnist for the Cincinnati En quirer died in a hospital here of pany spokesman said in red capital letters The tracking team said it re Peugeot offered a reward of an ceived i h e satellites voice 102 minutes unspecifiedamount for his sons safe return militiamen seeking out the antigovernment forces of teachers at the Hendricks Special Education school as wel The campaign began March he t rtation costs of when over letters it anujiuvci iiiiiciii f The guerrillas said to be led mailed to of Logansport were students travdi b iQ by exCapt Manuel Beaton werel and Cass county Only a small hiding outin the Maestra these have been own base for guer rilla operations against ousted ex President Fulgencio Batista returned Mrs Taylor pointed out that contributions from county resi from the Hendricks building From funds raised last year the Societywas able to purchase such needed equipment as wheel chair braces crutches glasses special shoes ;