Logansport Press, February 26, 1964

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February 26, 1964

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Logansport Press (Newspaper) - February 26, 1964, Logansport, Indiana Weather Maybe rain maybe snow Can only bring more woe Today and Thursday High 44 Low 22 OGANSP PRESS Only Local Morning Paper Serving Cass Carroll Pulaski Miami Fulton White Counties Good Morning VOL43 NO 180 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOGANSPORT INDIANA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 261964 UPI TELEPHOTOS PRICE TEN CENTS Clay New World Champ Ha I leek and Foe INDIANAPOLIS AP Con gressman Charles A Halleck House minority leader and a Democratic contender for his seat in Congress both hit snags in filing their candidacies for nomination Tuesday Halleck mailed his declara tion of candidacy for renomina tipn in the May 5 primary to Secretary of State Charles 0 Hendricks on an obsolete form Hendricks office had to mail him the right form Halleck 2nd District con gressman since 1935 sent in a form which was used before declarations of candidacy had to be notarized and it could not be accepted John C Raber West Lafay etet trying again for the 2nd sure to run for governor and also has been considering try ing for the US Senate nomina tion He had said already how ever he would first seek re nomination for Congress and decide later whether to go be fore the June 9 state conven tion for governor or senator If he won either of those nominations the 7th District Republican Committee would choose a new congressional I candidate R e p u blican Congressman Winner by TKO Against Liston After 6 Rounds MIAMI BEACH Fla Cassius Clay scored one of the greatest upsets in fight history Tuesday night when he stopped All five members of the heavyweight champion school board filed jston at the end of six rounds j declarations of candidacy Tues AII Southeastern School Board to Seek ReElection land became the new heavy weight ruler Dr Alexander Robbins order ed the1 fight stopped after the sixth round ended because Lis ton had jnjured his left shoul der Richard L Roudebush of the 6th District also filed for re nomination Tuesday So did the only announced candidate for the districts Democratic nomi nation Karl OLessker the day a 71 underdog was hardly given a chance by any one But he had outpointed the cut and tiring Liston up to the time the fight was stopped It day for reelection The board is composed of Robert Richason of route 2 district 5 Robert D Wilson of route 2 Galveston district 4 Joseph E Beck of route 1 Gal E Market St with his wife and four children Kitchell of Royal Center is owner of the Kitchell insurance agency and a former county treasurer He is a Purple Heart veteran of WW2 married and has four children McCloskey of route 4 is a veston district 3 Raymond Ej farmer and a former member Butz of Walton district 2 and Darrell 1 Bowman of route 4 Peru district 1 One member of the Pioneer into the record books as a seven round technical knockout District Democratic nomination ence expert who was a key Wabash College political scijas tne had sounded for the NEW HEAVYWEIGHT KING Cassius Clay yells for joy Inside the ring after he won a 7th round TKO victory and the worlds heavyweight title over Sonny Liston at Mi ami Beach Tuesday night UPI Photo Herbert Hoover Seriously III From Setback NEW YORK AP Former President Herbert Hoover is seriously ill The 89yearold former chief executive has been bedridden in his WaldorfAstoria residence for two days with fever bleed ing of the right kidney and a respiratory ailment doctors said Tuesday There were no immediate plans for him to go to a hos pital He lives in the residential part of the hotel Waldorf Towers t The illness was the latest in a series of healthsetbacks for the 31st president in the past year and a half 58 Perish as Jet Crashes In Lake which eluded him two years ago got his declaration filed but then ran afoul of a safety code Raber former Indiana Farm legislative aide to Gov Mat thew E Welsh during the 1963 session SLENKER ENTERS start of the seventh Fans stormed into the ring and Clay turned to the ringside and shouted to reporters Eat your words The first candidate for the ers Union president had parkGeneral Assembly to file his ed his truck drawn campaigndeclaration was Rep Glenn R NEW ORLEANS AP An Eastern Air Lines fourengine jet plane crashed into Lake Pbntchartrain Tuesday and the 58 persons aboard perished The aircraft en route from Mexico City to New York van ished shortly after takeoff here Aboard were 51 passengers and a crew of 7 Eastern said doctors Twelve hours after the crash no bodies had been recovered former New York Times report er and Mrs Brisson and their two children In each of the two other families three persons were among the dead trailer in the Statehouse lot Monday nightto be on hand for filing early Tuesday It was found the big popcorn popper inside the rig was fueled by liquefied petroleum gas tanks in an enclosed space in viola tion of the safety code State Fire Marshal Ira J An derson told Raber he would have to put the tanks on the outside of the rig which Raber agreed to do State Sen Kenneth J Reagin Slenker R Monticello dean of Indiana legislators He served in the Senate in 192933 and has been in the House ever since Other congressional cut under the left eye Clay weighed the heav his career Liston weighed 213 There was a chorus of boos from the small crowd of 8000 in the Miami Beach Convention Hall at the ending Liston had j school board Roger M Ide of route 1 filed for reelection from district 5 A new candidate Mil fred House of Royal Center filed for the Pioneer board from district 2 No school board filings were received Tuesday from either Caston or Logansport corpora tions of the county council Forest Montgomery county treasurer filed for renomination on the Democratic ticket as did county clerk Randolph Lanning and county surveyor Charles D Murphy A second contest developed when Donald Shelhart of Royal Center filed for the Democratic nomination for county clerk op posing Lanning Shelhart is from Royal Center and is drivers li cense examiner for Cass county The first primary contest incumbent state representa etc aiiiuiit LUC ucou f An Alexandria Va couple DCory who was deal out of a fn ri7M frtr TPplpPtinn TO Mr and Mrs Harry J Pawlow ski were returning from a va cation trip to Mexico to cele brate their third wedding anni versary chance to run for reelection to the Senate this year by Mon days State Election Board de cision submitted a double filing in Hendricks office He was b u rid i n g a record for his overman areaof his wife and sev several square miles on the lake Themain wreckage of the aircraft had not been located The area of the pearshaped lake is about nine times that of the District of Columbia The victims included Mrs Pierre LeFaucheux a veteran member of the French delega en children on a farm at Ringoes NJ Zeng with East ern 21 years had flown over five million miles The copilot Grant R Newby 40 of Manhat tan had almost two million miles on his flight log Afterthe jet had gone down in predawn darkness hours of dates filing Tuesday were Andrew Jacobs Jr Indianap olis Democrat llth District Harold M Schucfc Brookville Democrat 9th District Eugene C Jarosinski Indianapolis Re publican llth District George Chappo Jr Gary Democrat 1st District Elden C Tipton Jasonville Democrat 7th Dis trict Alfred H Edelson Indi anapolis Democrat llth Dis trict Kenneth Bowman Ander the third round and looked slow and lumbering against the 22 yearold former Olympic cham pion from Louisville Clay fourth fighter with a perfect record to win the world heavyweight crown Asked why Liston couldnt get to him Clay said Because Im too fast He was scared develop in the first day of filing was between Elmer Thomas president of the county commis sioners and Elmer Eugene Conn auto mechanic of 207 W Ottawa St for the post of county com missioner from the second dis trict Both are Republicans Three others also filed for nomination as commissioner John McCloskey Democrat in cumbent from the first district from the first district and Jack Hoagland Democrat from the second district live Fred Moss of route 1 filed for renomination with the office of the secretary of state on the Republican ticket Riley Thim ler Royal Center farmer filed for the same office on the Demo crat side Eleven declarations of candi dacy for Republican precinct committee posts also were filed Tuesday morning The commit teemen are elected in the pri James Kitchell Republican mary election on May 5 I am the greatest that ever Hoaglalld ls a tormer Boy lived I just beat Sonny Liston and son Republican 5th District ust turned 22 so I must be Brinson Spencer Demojthe greatest h fiistrirf Iwas eoi crat 7th District attack on thej jnandidates for the Indiana board ruling Reagin declared candidacy for both the new Senate dis trict of Sullivan Clay and Owen counties and for his old district Senate Rep Earl Buchanan Indian apolis Republican Marion Wil bur E Newlin Mooresville Re publican Hendricks and Mor abolished by the new reapporgah R H Runnings Conners He underwent surgery for to the United Nations who search and salvage operations j oval of a cancerous tumor of was active in womens and hui resulted in recovery of only bits moval the intestinal tract in August 1962 at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center Then his family said last June that his strength had been ebbing because of anemia traced to intestinal bleeding Hoover nonetheless had kept busy writing but had not ap peared in public inrecent months One of the last occasions on which he left his apartment was last May when he went to the hotel ballroom for a recep tion honoring Maj L Gordon Cooper Jr the astronaut who recovery of only manrights UN activities AVnjof clothing and wreckage killed were Peter Brisson a A mans sport pair I of black trousers and a white I shirt were among the items that floated above the death scene Helicopters and surface craft scooped up the debris in fish nets The sport jacket was so new the price tag was still in the left sleeve On the white shirt the left sleeve was torn Donald Gree Is Held In Larceny Donald Cree 33 of route 4 was jailed Tuesday on charges of larceny in connection bloody the theft of fronr a filling station at Walton Monday eve ning Officers said JIM of the A statement issued on behalf of his doctors said Former President Herbert orbitted the earth 22 times was covered from the air cleaner of Crees car where he had apparently hidden it The theft was reported at S pm Monday by Harold Ed wards manager of the station He told State Trooper Richard Keyes and Deputy Sheriff Rob ert Sabatini that he had gone Hoover has been bedridden at his home in the Waldorf Tow ers with fever for the past 48 hours Until this illness his condition had been good for a person of nearly 90 The present illness is due to bleeding from the right kidney probably secondary to a kidney stone The clinical picture has been complicated by a respira tory infection Williams Files For Cass Representative James A Williams 44 of 1601 Silver St filed his declaration of candidacy forstate represen tative for Cass County at India napolis Tuesday This is the first formal an nouncement for the post on either ticket Williams a an tionment law of Clay and Parke counties Hendricks after conferring with Atty Gen Edwin K Steers accepted Reagins dec larations of candidacy and said he would let the State Election Board decide whether Reagins name would go on the which the board decided against Monday Congressman William G Bray 7th District Republican vpe Republican Fayette Rush hand Shelby Robert L Shaef fer Shelbyville Republican Fayette Rush and Shelby Ed mund F Makowski Munster Democrat Lake Sen Willis K Batchelet Fremont Republican DeKalb Lagrange and Steub going to end it in the eighth as you have seen butthe man stopped it in sev en Dr Alexander Robbins chief physician of the Miami Beach Boxing Commission said Lis ton strained his left shoulder He couldnt lift his arm Scout executive and presently assistant manager of the Singer store here He resides at 1108 4 Parofroopers Killed by Plane FT BRAGG NC Four paratroopers were killed Tuesday when they were hit by Those who filed and their precincts are Harry M Nutter 1314 Col lege St first precinct of the first ward Charles J Harmon 614 Bates St second of the first ward Elmer C Thomas 419 East Main St 10th of the third ward Susan Campbell 616 North St seventh of the second ward Charles K Michael 1214 Mich igan Ave 14th of the fourth ward Raymond W Jones 1316 North St 19th of the fifth ward Floyd D Green Twelve Mile When the ehtendPd Refer wing during a mock Adams township Harold Mer Barne assault at BraSSriU Cenler t0wn carney jeux naa scorea me t chmWilliam v mute en Marlin K McDaniel Rich mond Republican Wayne and Union 2year Sen Roy Conrad RMonticel lo Clinton Carroll and White ee fight Bunny Lovett had Liston on top and Judge Gus Jacobson had Clay on top The AP card had Clay ahead 42 in rounds Long before there was any from Martinsville was among counties Sen J Russell Town send Jr RIndianapolis Mari on County Rep Felix J Brown those filing for renomination Tuesday on the opening day of tions Bray has been under pres TaxCutBill Vear Passage WASHINGTON AP Final house passage Tuesday brought i the longawaited taxcut bill to to supper at 6 pm and left his employe of RockwellStandard wife in charge of the station and financial secretary of Lo He discovered the money misscal 6231 United Steelworkers ing when he returned at A former member of the pm j Young Republican party he Edwards said he had put the money allin bills in a desk drawer when he left for supper His condition this drawer was not locked Is fairly satisfactory The doctors are Ralph H Boots Michael J Lepore and Join K Lattimer The money was located short ly before midnight and returned to Edwards No trace of the missing has been found worked with the State Central Committee for the Republican Wageearners League He was second district cochairman of the League He is amember of Ninth St the 30day period for declara1 REllettsville Brown Greene and Monroe James B Kessler Bloomington Republican Brown Greene and Monroe Candidates for the State House of Representatives Paul J Hric Hammond Dem ocrat Lake Charles Billy How ard Noblesville Republican Hamilton James R Thimlar Royal Center Democrat Cass Joseph E McGowan Kokomo Democrat Howard Winston K Lafuze Liberty Republican Wayne and Union 2 year Robert W Riggs Indi anapolis Democrat Marion William E Babincsak Muni ster Democrat Lake Ralph HWaltzHagerstown Republi can Wayne Daniel K Wilson Morgantown Republican Mor thebrink of reality Senate pass age Wednesday and President Johnsons signature possibly Wednesday night will wrap it UP It will bring tax cuts averag ing about 19 per cent for in dividuals but ranging from 155 per centin some brackets to 100 per cent for some low incomes i talk of an injured shoulder it was obvious that Liston was far from the ominous destroyer who knocked out Floyd Patterson in the first round of two title matches This was his second defense Although the live gate was small the closed circuit televi sion for this fight reportedly set anew record of over560000 people It was estimated that Two others were injured A Ft Bragg spokesman said the cause of the accident still is undetermined but so far as we know now the four victims were hit by the plane Military officials identified the dead as Pvt Edward Matthews Jr 23 son of Mr and Mrs Edward Matthews Sr of Asbury Park NJ Spec 4 John E Dantzler 24 son of Mr and Mrs George Dantzler of Jersey City NJ Staff Sgt ODell Samuel 26 husband of Janie A Samuel of ship William F Justice route 2 city Clinton township Mark H Simpler route 5 city Miami township and Olin S Mays route 2 Walton first precinct of Tipton township Democrats filing for precinct committeeman were George H Khnck 207 Park Ave first pre cinct of the first ward George J Bubel 436 Burlington Ave 10th precinct of the third ward Elmer L Gunion 1127 Sugar St 14th precinct of the fourth ward Margaret G Newman 523 llth St 15th precinct of the fifth ward GeorgeR Coughlin Pnliimhia S T anri snn nf Mr 1902 WOOdlawn Ave ISth pre peopie ic was esumaiea SL cinct of the fifth ward Conrad the closed circuit television Ida 5 Co m a r st take might send the total gate close to the 4 million mark Capt Robert T Vance 28 IJBaumann 1501 George St husband of Gitta Vance of Tarnith Prerinctof the mhwardj ose lo me mimon marx Mnntmimprv mi f Clay took charge rightfrom Pa son Mrand Sfwaf fhSncLof B Pimiin Ant Mrs Paul Vance of Annandale prc ctofttlc Christian Church His wife is the former Carotyn Hughes Barry to Flip Nickel If He Fails WASHINGTON AP Sen Nixon is the man Im goingto Barry Goldwatersaid Tuesday if he fails towin the Republi can presidential nomination he will have to flip a nickel in deciding whether to suppor Richard M Nixon or Gov Wil liam W Scranton Two weeks before the firsl presidential primary in New Hampshire March 10 Gold water said he remains confi dent that he will get the nomi nation to oppose President Johnson in November Summing up his Arizona senator made these otfier points he wins the June 2 California delegate and he thinks he has a decided edge over New York Gov Nel son A Rockefeller Vice President have to beat in the convention I dont see anybodv else in sight believes a reported move of Ohio Gov James A Rhodes to fashion a bloc of Northern tier state delegations behind Scranton the Pennsylvania gbv ernor will fail because Ive got 70 per cent of the delegates in Ohio and a majority in Wis consin doesnt believe Scranton wants the nomination unless its handed tohim on a silver Johnson is going to be dif iicultto defeat hes getT ing every day The honeymoon is over Jieiriail shows that The fiascos n which we are involved around the world are getting serious and the President is not making any decisions expects to get a minirmim of 35 per cent of the votes in the New Hampshire popularity contest and at least seven of the 14 delegates to be elected r Goldwater said he doesnt be lieve anybody isgoing to be sue now taxed Corporate and Brown drop an average of about 10 peri LRobert Quarles Indianapo jlis Republican Marion Ray Marr Jr Columbus Republican Bartholomew Charles W Ed The 32683 House vote came after strong pleas for economy expressed by Republicans and by Chairman Wilbur D Mills of the taxwriting Ways andMeans Committee This legislation the requirements of fiscal responsi said adding that Congress must exercise all pos sible restraint on spending Even a oneyear detour from reduction of federal expendi turescan get us off this track Mills cautioned The ranking GOP member of the start circling out of danger while feeding a steady left jab to Listens face The lumbering champion was missing badly his left hook and caught only the air with his ponderous right Near the end of the first round Clay cut loose with a rightleftright flurry that made Youth Injured In CarBike Accident Mike Miller of 102 Eel River Ave was listed in satisfactory condition at Memorial Hospital after the bicycle hewas riding the Big Ugly Bear back struck by a car driven by cover I Paul Quillen 39 of route 4 in Early in the third Liston start1 front Of 218 Eel River Ave at ed to bleed from a cut pm Tuesday the left eye It was an ugly j Police said the lad was riding looking gash and the champ j the wrong way on a oneway was bothered Although Liston street He was taken to the came on at the end of the round hospital in the Kroeger ambu wards Spencer Republican Clay had piIed up an edSe to tence of a knee in Continued on Page 8 the early going jury fifth ward Edward H Britton 111 Eel River Ave seventh pre cinct of the second ward Helen Berkshire 605 W Cliff Dr llth precinct of the third ward Lee 0 Seward route 2 Galveston Deer Creek Twp Harold Day Royal Center first precinct of Boone Twp Mary G McClos key route 4 first precinct of Clay Twp Edgar R Cart route 4 first precinct of Miami Twp George H Burkhart Walton route 1 first precinct of Wash ington Twp Candidates have untilMarch 26 to file for offices Mailed dec arations of candidacy must be jostmarked before midnight March 26 cessful in putting together a i Mills committee Rep John W of delegates aimed at keeping him or Rocke feller from winning the presi dentialnomination in the early balloting In Columbus Ohio Rhodes would neither confirm nor deny reports that he is urging efforts to link OhioPennsylvaniaNew Jersey andrjossibly Michigan and into such a bloc He said only that going to the Republican National Con vention with no commitment Byrnes of Wisconsin said If we dont hold the line thisbill will haunt us Wheat for Soviet WASHINGTON front unions have agreed to re sume loading ships with whea bound for the Soviet Union th White House announced Tues day press secretary Pierre Salinger said the agree ment resulted from ran ex change of telegrams between Five Jurors Chosen For Ruby Trial Republican Leader CharlesA jPresident Johnson and Presi Halleck of Indiana told his col leagues Weve really tighten down our belts and hold down appropriations The compromise bill worked out last week by Senate and dent George Meany of the AFL CIO Waterfront unions have been boycotting the loading of wheat for the Soviet Union on the grounds that an agreement that House conferees was approved 150per cent of the cargoes would by218 House Democrats and 108 Republicans It was opposed by 20 Democrats and 63 GOFmenv bers be carried in USflag ships had been violated Numecous vessels have been tied up duetto theboycott DALLAS Tex AP Two i and a woman selected earlier ir male jurors were chosen in the murder with malice tria quick succession Monday to try of Ruby 52 operator of a Jack Ruby in the slaying of Dallas strip tease joint Hi Lee Harvey Oswald They faces a possible death penalty brought to five the number thus if convicted far selected It was the first time since the trial began Feb 17 that more than one juror had been sworn inone day With the overnight recess o the trial 80 prospective jurors tad been examined 19 of them Tuesday Except for the two new jurors all the candidates Tuesday were excused by the court for cause they cither ield a fixed opinion in the case or opposed capital punishment Chosen were Luther E Dick erson 27 and Douglas J 1 The two joined two other men Ruby shot down Oswald ac cused slayer of President John JF Kennedy during a routine jail transfer in the basement of Dallas police headquarters last Nov 24 Ruby is pleading insanity Chief defense attorney Melvin M Belli at the opening of the trials eighth day demanded that brain wave tracings on Ruby be made available to the defense The tracings were made during psychiatric test of the defendant Cist Atty Henry M Wade said the defense could have them but tliat they would not be available until Wednesday Juror Dickerson is the father of two sons He said he had no firsthand knowledge of Os walds slaying because he was out of town during the tragic three Novemberdays that be gan with the assassination Nov 22 of Kennedy during a motor cade through downtown Dallas Dickerson added that he did not television showing Oswald shot one of the few jury prospects thus far who hadnt Juror Sowell is the father of two children The defense has sought to have the trial transferred out side of Dallas because they claim the cycle of murder last autumn tarnished the citys mage and implanted bias gainst Ruby M ;