Logansport Pharos Tribune, May 26, 1960

Logansport Pharos Tribune

May 26, 1960

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Logansport Pharos-Tribune (Newspaper) - May 26, 1960, Logansport, Indiana PUBLIC LIBRARY Days NOW IN OUR ll-6th YEAR. HOME ED-IT I ON Founded 1844-r- For All Departments Phone 4141 LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, THURSDAY EVENING, MAY 26, 1960. Leased Tnlied Press Intmi rholo Wtees Price Per Ten Cents TOE, GERM ANY "Let's Lame Crowds "Old Fashioned Sidewalk" days are to be continued Friday and according to Clay Hudg- 1 ings, chairman of the committee in charge of the annual "Let's Go Logansport" days. The decision was made Thurs- day as. the largest crowd-in the event's history milled through the downtown area and purchased merchandise placed on the side- walk in front of the various bus- iness places. Despite' threatening skies, Lo- gansport' residents and visitors Bloodmobile Here Friday The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Logansport Friday for its final visit of the fiscal year. It will be located at the Baptist temple, Seventh street and Broadway. The usual quota ol 125 'pints has been set. Blood donations may be made between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Bulletins ALBANY. N-Y. (UPD The president jf. the New Ydrfc Cen- tral Railroad disclosed today that the road is holding merger talks with several other railroads but would- not name them'' LONDON (UPT- Kadio Mar- from outside the city gathered around the displays starting at 9 a.m'. Thursday to grab bar- gains the stores' were offering. Cooperating merchants said .it was the biggest day since the event was established three years ago.. ten rides and fun show on Fourth street between Broadway and. High street attracted hun: dreds of the smallfry, who rushed to ride the merry-go-round, fer- ns wheel, Tilt A Wheel, Kiddie Kar, 'Scramble, and other rides. The rides are only 10 cents when accompanied by a -coupon from one of the participating stores. The merchandise displayed on counters in front of the various stores at special sale prices in- cluded about everything the stores normally offer inside and the crowds surrounded them all as soon as they' opened. Hudgings said the obvious popularity .of the sidewalk displays resulted in a decision to continue them for two more days. Friday has been named Armed Forces day and the 2nd Air Force band from Barksdale AFB will give morning-.and afternoon con- certs at Fifth: street and Broad- way. Displays of equipment from Bunker .Hill. aircraft towing tractor, an MB-3 aircraft spraying unit, a radio station unit and personal 'equip- ment worn by pilots, will be set 'Stalinists Put Pressure On Nikita' By MEREMAN SMITH WASHINGTON (UPI) Presi- dent Eisenhower said today' So- viet Premier Nikita S. Khrush- chev may have scuttled the sum- mit conference under "pressure by the Stalinists-1 and the Chinese" Reds. The President made the state- ment during a special breakfast for congressional leaders at which he threw his "wholehearted" sup- port behind a Senate investiga- Tells Given Wrong Wind Information Germany1 (UPD The pilot of a U.S. C47 that' was forced1-, down in East Ger- many last week said today that inaccurate wind information from Copenhagen caused him to stray tion of events leading up to the j tain. accidentally over the Iron Cur- summit collapse. In discussing' possible pressure on Khrushchev, the President told Chairman Richard B. Russell (D- of the Senate ices Committee: "That is some- thing we ought to think about." President Gives Support The pilot. Capt. James Lundy, Findlay, Ohio; news confer- ence that., six Soviet MIG jet fighters forced the plane down by firing machinegun bursts. Findlay flew the plane back to' Wiesbaden Wednesday with four other crewmen and nine passen- _ Y VWIU1' VH VTTlltWJK CL1IU. Senate Democratic Leader Lyn- had been heW by fte don B. Johnson- (Texas) and Kast cow Eisenhower's speech summit failure and the U-2 inci- dent as "snameless" and "cyni- cal." UNITED NATIONS. N-Y- (UPI) The U-N-- Security Council today rejected .Soviet Russia's demand to condemn the United Stales for its spy flights over Russia. The three-day event will close at 5 p.m. Saturday, when a 1960 automobile will be given away. FASHIONED residents and oui-of- extended through Saturday. Crowds began to assemble at 9 a.m. town guests filled -the -downtown area Thursday as "Let's Go, 'Thursday and were greatest on Broadway and Fourth street days opened.: Because "Old-FasHoned Sidewalk" where the rides and amusements were operated. (Staff Photo.) days created among.the visitors, they have been _________ Liberalize Pensions For Children and Widows of Veterans Effective July 1-, some widows and children of veterans who are not now eligible will be paid pen-1 siohs, according to County Serv- ice Officer Richard Webster. He said a new law that becomes effective on the above1 date, re- quires survivors to show only that the veteran had 90 days of war- time service or had received a disability discharge. Webster, whose office is in the courthouse, is available for ad- vice for any survivor of a veteran of World War D, World'War T or the Korean conflict. Reiley to Face i Federal Charges At Hammond, Ind. FREEPORT, Hi. ities said today that Edward Reiley, 38, will be taken to Ham- mond, Ind-, to face a federal in- I dictment for the holdup of a bank at Logansport, Ind-, last Jan. 29. They said they did not know when Reiley will be removed to Indiana. He appeared before a U.S." com- missioner Wednesday and waived preliminary hearing. He was held in bond. Reiley steadfastly denied rob- bing either the Logansport bank or being involved in a Des- Moines bank robbery April 25. He was arrested Tuesday at Loves Park, 111., a suburb of Rockford. The Weather Forecast INDIANA: Considerable cloudi- ness with scattered- showers and p thunderstorms' developing this I by parks superintendent Jesse afternoon and tonight. Turning Riddleberger. said the pool was washed.and filled a week ago to permit the water'to warm up. City Swimming Pool To Open Saturday The city swimming pool will be officially opened for the summer season on Saturday, giving swim mers the opportunity to use it over the three-day' Memorial weekend. This" announcement was mada Dead, Missing Nations Rushing Belief Supplies SANTIAGO, Chile (UP.p-Pres- ident Jorge Alessandri instituted today to prevent profiteering in- I south 'Chile where more persons, were' reported dead 'or missing. A presidential -decree froze prices at the'; levels prevailing Saturday, the day southern Chile was struck by- the first and most- devastating of a series .of earth-' quakes and'-tidal-waves. Relief supplies pouring in from the United -States and y.arious La- tin American countries were eas- ing serious shortages of food and medicines in the earthquake zone, jbut conditions still, were critical in some areas .because of disrupt- ed" Rails, Wires Cut OFFICIALS CONFER cooler late, tonight. Friday cloudy extreme south, Jriostly cloudy with showers' likely, north- and central- Cooler Friday. "Low tonight 53 to 60. High Fridayv.66 to 73 north, 73 to 78 south. .Sunset p.m. Sunrise Friday "a.m. Outlook for Saturday: Fair and pleasant. Lows in the 50s. Highs 72 to 80- Wednesday 11 a.m. Ncion'., ...72 1 p.m. 2 p.m. 3 p.m. 4 p.m. 5 p.m. 6 p.m. 7 p.m. 8 p.m. 9 p.m, THURSDAY: ...70 ..61 ..73 4a.m.......61 ..79 5 a.m.......60 6a.m.......61 7a.m.......63 8a.m.......65 ..82 ..83 ..79 ..77 ..69-10a.nl.......72 ..65 Ua.m.......72 p.m.......63 Noon.......74 llp.m.......62 lp.m.......74 Jlid ........62 2pm......75 High One Year Low One Year Barometer Baro. at 2 p.m., 29.55, steady. River Stages Eiver at, 7 a.m., 4.06. Auto 1955 Buick 4 dr. sedan, clean, low miles. Ph. xxxxx. Motorcycle 1952 74 overhead Harley Dav- idson. Phone xxxxx. Bicycle WANTED: Good used boy's bi- cycle. Call xxxxx. fransporiation problems were solved last week in many ways, simply, by using a small Want Ad. If you are selling, buying, renting, hiring or have services to offer use the, low cost method of telling thous- ands, THE ;WANT ADS. Dial 4141 We will be happy to assist you with a result-getting Want Ad. Delay Widening Of Market Street Work on the widening and because .it'will bear the paving of Market street between I entire of; the'.'paving esfr ?hird8and Fifth delayed, at least for time, according to an announcement made by Mayor Otto' Neumann during the Board of Works ing. Wednesday afternoon. -apparent Tuesday when John, Rine- hart and City Attorney Richard Mplique met -with state highway officials in Indianapolis" and learn- ed that final plans for the repav- ing by the state would not.be completed until the end of next week.' The plans will then to Logansport and a field.check Railroads were-" operating the street' will be ,.made to as far as Concepcion, near, the northern limit of the., disaster area, and wire communications had been restored only .as far as Temuco, 125 miles .farther south. Quakes along, the: coast on .a line stretching about miles south from.; Concepcion "were changing the; face-of'Chile'.' Bad weather ..and. inadequate airstrips made air, supply, difficult but U.S. embassy planes did suc- ceed Wednesday Cui; reaching. Con- ception arid iValdivia with- loads of relief .V. Recurrent and tidal waves were reported in the- disaster area Wednesday, but .the only new casualties reported .were 20 seamen lost in the "sinking of a tug. Nine Volcanoes -Erupt Eruptions of varying force were reported, from at least nine vol- canoes in the southern -mountains of them formed this but no casualties or damage were anticipated. Reports of determine exactly what: is .to be. done-and who will do said the-.state had promised .the- final plans and the; only thing that is cer.tain .at this_ time is the fact the wort will not get started on June 1 as originally planned." ACCORDING to Rinehart, the present thinking of "the state ;high-; way department is .'to- remove the, present covering of base and the crown, stall a 9 inch concrete "curb funds will'" "be available for the work. The narrowness of the-street does not coriform to -the federal regu- lations. State highway officials told the local people Tuesday: :that while- the- three-lane park- ing on both sides of-Market street will, create a tight parking .and Tornadoes in five States Storms Batter Wide Section United Press International Tornadoes and punishing winds injured least six persons and damaged schools; homes and farm buildings -Wednesday night: in a storm-front from Texas to Illinois. rains, lightning and hail accompanied the widespread storm's. 'force- wmds ripped, through Texas, and caused nearly wind dam- Chairman, J. William Fulbright (D-Ark.) of the Senate- Foreign Relations Committee, which starts its closed-door hearings Friday, both said the President gave his full support to the inquiry.' "The President said the course of the conduct of study (in Con- gress) met with his wholehearted approval and would receive his Johnson -said.' "I think we all. agreed that we are in this together and'we will treat mistakes as errors and the thing we're all interested in is Ameri- jcan solidarity." I More than 20 bipartisan lead- i ers of the House and Senate met the Secretary of State. Christian A. Herter .and Defense Secretary Thomas S. Gates.Jr. The breakfast conference began .a.m. when Eisenhower walked out" on the north' portico of the executive mansion between Russell and Johnson., Eisenhower. obviously was talk- ing about Khrushchev and said to Russell, "hemay be.urider pres- sure-by the Stalinists -and the Chinese." j "The meeting, was called to .give the leaders the President's, view of the summit meeting which was smashed last week by the anger of Soviet Premier Nikita S. Khru- shchev over the American U-2 in- telligence plane deep inside Russia-May 1. In a nationwide and worldwide radio speech 'Wednes- day, night, 'Eisenhower said bus- inesslike negotiations with Russia traffic situation, they, plan-on Gusts clocked at 95 miles an ing ahead with -it because the city of Logansport-is pressing for action.. AT THE PRESENT time the city expects to pay. at'least 40 percent of the cost, of the side- walks and. gutters, with the bal- ance being paid for by the prop- erty owners. "City employes and equipment will be used to move the parking meters and light poles. No addi- tipnal.tax'money will.be-used for, this purpose, Mayor Neumann said. hour wrecked seven planes and blew a brick, wall -from a'hangar at the. Dallas..- Garland Airport. The winds, which knocked out power- in north Dallas, were part of an electrical storm which-rak'ed northern Texas with heavy rains and Wail during the night. Tornadoes were sighted, in .T.ex- 'as, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Illi- nois and Indiana. A group of Haflsville, Mo-, 'School, children'watched as a fun- nel cloud dipped into a'pasture and ripped up trees by their roots- must particularly on dis- armament' and a nuclear test ban and- -contacts must be- improved with the Soviet people despite the summit collapse. "The path of reason and com- mon sense is still open "if the So- viets' will but -use he said. The -President .strongly; defend' ed the y-2'flights over the Soviet Union and said they had pro- duced "remarkable? results. urged proposal United Nations undertake interna- tional a.e r La 1 reconnaissance 'flights- and offered' A m eri can including the U-2, for any open skies system set up, under .-U-N. auspic- es. said America's major goal was, -world of '.'open societies." Communists in East Germany since they were made to land in a cornfield Friday. Told'Winds Easterly KWe were told the winds were easterly and instead..there were strong westerly said Lun- dy, interviewed at 13-S-. Air Force European headquarters here. the 42 year- old pilot was grounded Wednesday night by the Air Force-'pending an investiga- tion. "I expected said Lundy. "It's a'-routine'in-the Air Force in a case like Asked about an Air Force state- ment that he .had violated "per- tinent Lundy re- plied: "I don-'t know what, that means. In my opinion everything was Lundy said he pre- paring, to contact Hamburg air- port by radio, when his C47 was by Soviet: jet-fighters. .heard' blasts- of; machine- gun said. "They could hav.e- hit us if. they had wanted to., There was no doubt in my mind we were to land-" Aboard Mrs, Barbara. McCash, Atlanta, Ga., wife of an-Air Force Cap- tain, was 'the only woman aboard the plane and is believed to be the only woman ever held by the Communists in a plane incident of this type. Mrs'. McCash said :the Russians alternated questipning sessions with volley ball games with the American men. "I was the cheering she told newsmen. "I think our men beat them pretty badly." Mrs. McCash. said-, she was "treated like a lady at all Lundy said the Americans were .asked many questions -about their personal lives, and- the bases they are stationed, but never were accusd of espionage. "They were interested in .why we violated the -Soviet Lundy said- "They .were particu- larly interested in my home base and how it is supplied, how many planes it has and how much ex- perience I had had-" Americans Weren't: Pressured Lundy said there "was no pres- sure placed on them when they to answer questions.-; TOUTH FOR liNDEKSTAN Dl KG'- Steve Kbye to Spend Summer in Europe Steve Kayer, junior, at-Logans-' port -high' is" among 200 students from Indiana and :Mich- giving the street; a perm-i.igan who will spend the summer anent covering of .cement. Europe; under, a program Rinehart said the various de- sponsored by the "Youth .Un- lays have been caused by a a'-branch change in thinking and of the National Council; of church- Molique said the state hesitated I es- a "cataclysmic" tarthquake near'Chile's southern tip inspired .tidal-wave alerts in Hawaii, New Zealand tralia. A, recheck indicated, .how- ever, the effects'-of the aftershock probably would be purely local.. Good Ideas MARION-, Ind. (UPI) Dennis B.. an employe of. Body Plant was awarded. two suggestions for cutting production costs., One suggestion merited a maxi- mum award of for 'a change in the shape of a steel blank from which produced by the company is fabricated. Kaye, president-elect of -next year's Student Council at LHS, will be placed with a family-in Finland, although he has not yet been.advised- who. or The" Youfli whose headquarters, are -in.- Ann -Arbor; has. notified Kaye that he .willi' fly' from .Detroit to Amster- dam on June 20. Prior to going to Kaye will spend a week traveling in Europe and England, He will return to the United States on Aug. .20. was: Purpose -of the 'to the Youth the students-to learn as much about the country ;visited- as possible, and. at -the same .time to- spread goodwill, among the Europeans. after World War IT, .the program's original" con- cept was to "show The 200 students that comprise had been under Nazi rule, and in this year's delegation to Europe is the largest since the program rr HAPPENED U.S. TEMPERATURES JACKSONVILLE, Fla; NEW YORK highest An auto dealer launched, a.. sales I temperature recorded in 49 states campaign Wednesday with the Wednesday was 98 at Presidio, Tex-. "Lookfor it! Something-big "isex-. reported today.: Low this morning going, to. happen.. Several hours. was u.kt. Colo.- Reports later the showroom ceiling col- far Hawaii were not received, lapsed on his brand new cars, 'here.- some members, of the; Nazi party, just how Americans lived and thought. During., those early years of the 'jrogram students were placed in families whose members had be- longed, Nazi party. who is the son of Mr, and. ,Mrs. Lester A. Kave, rt. 4, is-'a member of the National "Hon- or Satiety, the Key club, and the high school band and orchestra. jr ;