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High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1976, High Point, North CarolinaAuthor fears reaction to Book High Point Enterprise wednesday june 16, 1976 Josh Logan s memoirs about the famous candid by Bob Thomas associated press writer los Angeles a Josh Logan has always been outspoken whether talking about his bouts with mental illness or directing actors in plays and films. So it s no Surprise that his memoirs prove Frank and candid about the greats he has worked with. It was a terribly painful thing to said the director of his three year ordeal in writing Josh delacorte i did t set out to be Nasty to anyone yet i had to be honest. I Don t approve of books that Are written for revenge. The most loathsome thing i have read recently is the first chapter of Truman capote s answered prayers it s simply terrible How he has bitten the hands that fed him people who in dead youth s grave is object of sympathy by John Brewer associated press writer Puyallup Wash. A the grave rarely has been without fresh Flowers since the Day of burial almost six years ago. Old couples Young people and boys and girls bring Bou Quets. But none knows the identity of the youth buried beneath the Stone with the poignant inscription Here lies a Young Man known but to god he surely is loved and m used by someone it s a very sad Story somewhere he has family and friends i m said Wallace Olsen As he Bent by the grave. Olsen is superintendent of Woodbine cemetery on a Hill overlooking Puyallup a town of not far from it. Rainier. He went away and maybe they still think hell come Back. But he won t. And they Don t know that the youth believed about 21, fell 75 feet to his death from a Cliff during a Rock festival in nearby Eatonville on july he was one of about Young people attending the court banned Buffalo party convention Rock concert. Today a lot of people found effective know the Story or Are touched by the Headstone and they leave said Olsen. The grave always seems to have fresh recalled Adel v. Siegel Pierce county s Deputy Coro Ner we tried to identify him through the Fri the military Canadian authorities almost everybody. He had no fingerprints on file. I think he was from Europe maybe bicycling across America. He was a clean solidly built Good looking Young Man about 5 feet pounds with Sandy we had people come in shortly after the death think ing he was a missing loved one. People still come in and look at pictures we took. A Young lady was in recently thinking he was her missing brother the Youthful stranger was buried in a cloth covered in expensive wooden coffin at state expense 24 Days after he died. The grave was left unmarked. A few Days after the burial or. And mrs. Don Wahlstrom of Tacoma read about the Young Man in a local news paper. They decided to buy a Headstone. It was Wahlstrom that provided the words on the head Stone. They just bubbled he said. Mounted police expansion set Boston a among the few Bright spots in an often dismal tense school year were scenes of City youngsters making their first acquaintance with a horse. Sure they were police horses there to control crowds in Case of trouble. But to a youngster a horse is a horse. The horse May be the oldest weapon in the police Arsenal but for crowd control it s still one of the most effective so effective that after years of decline the Boston police mounted patrol is expanding. After All How Many people will Stop to argue with a horse most people Are by nature afraid of the horses so a mounted officer can break up a group More said patrolman James Leavey of the mounted unit maintained by the state s metropolitan District commission. But for people who do like horses it has a calming effect a psychological in added Leavey s colleague Frank Smith. The horses augmented Boston s during the tense opening Days of school last september and both men patrolled the streets of the Charlestown Section. The horses helped uses Stablish a rapport with the Burns praised for London gig London a come Dian George Burns charmed Royalty and the rest of us by his performance at the London palladium one critic wrote. Burns 80, performed Sun Day at the famed music Hall where he and his late wife Gracie Allen made their radio debut. Burns is again a world Headliner thanks largely to his Oscar winning performance in the Sunshine added Herbert , reviewer for the daily express. Leavey said. As soon As they figured out we re not there to run them into the ground the whole picture Boston s police depart ment Only a year ago had dwindled to 10 horses and riders. Now the department plans to double that said sgt. Alfred j. Mcneil unit com Mander. Mcneil s command has 17 horses and 15 riders including the first female member of the patrol Marie Donahue. Chicago beat us by about six months in appointing a Mcneil said. It should never have happened. We re the oldest and we should have been the whose horses normally patrol two quiet Forest reservations in the suburbs stables 14 horses but austere state budgets have forced it to drop to seven riders the Boston police mounted division traces its history to 1883, when its Lone horse and rider patrolled the alleys of the Back Bay Section. It was the Only Way a patrolman could see Over the High Gar Den Walls of the town houses in the area. Now the mounted police Wear the Patch of the Tough elite tactical patrol Force. They can disperse an unruly crowd in minutes or main Tain an orderly line of March for a peaceful demonstration. When not on emergency duty at Boston school or at demonstrations the Boston police unit patrols Boston common the Public Garden fashionable Newbury Street the theater District at night and helps direct traffic near the City s busiest business districts. The officers estimated it costs about to a month to keep each horse. Mcneil declined to estimate his unit s Cost but added when you compared the expense and Upkeep with the Price of a motor vehicle and How often you have to repair it. It s not that cited him to dinner and to weekends in the country. And then to write so Seata Logi Cally about Logan said he had feared the results of his honesty about certain personalities. For instance Henry Fonda whom he had directed in the play mister Fonda had escaped a film contract to play which Logan had written with Thomas Heggen author of the novel. The director Star relationship remained fairly smooth until Fonda took the play on the Road. Before the los Angeles opening Logan Felt the show had deteriorated because the entire cast was trying to play Doug Roberts. The director tried to restore the original spirit Fonda rebelled said he would t appear in the movie if Logan directed As had been promised. Logan withdrew. I thought i had been rough on Fonda in the the author remarked. But he called me last night and said he thought the Book was Logan does t expect to hear from Richard Rodgers. He had directed several Rodgers and Hart musicals As Well As Annie get your produced by Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein ii. Leland Hay Ward bought the rights to tales of the South Pacific and gave Rodgers and Hammerstein 51 per cent interest to write the show. When Hammerstein bogged Down in the writing Logan collaborated and was allowed co authorship credit. But not the author s royalties. Thus e was deprived of a lifelong Royalty on the classic that he coauthored and staged. He is convinced that Rodgers who had become a had enforced the decision. In mid rehearsal Logan was told to sign his contract within two hours or he would be fired. My name had been so minimized that i lived through years of having peo ple Praise South Pacific in my presence without know ing i had had anything to do with he writes. The final Ignominy came when his name was mistakenly left off the 1950 pulitzer prize for drama. Logan said Bennett Cerf had nagged him for years about writing his memoirs it was almost a Relief when Bennett but then John Dodds of Putnam took up the Campaign. He admitted writing Josh had been a struggle dialogue for plays is easy it can be bad grammar and still be acceptable. Prose has to be the King s Sears Ole Kashun now through saturday in our sportswear department special Purchase play Wear culottes shifts and shorts 10 99 each Sears pricing policy if an item is not described As reduced or a special Pur Chase it is at its regular Price. A special Purchase though not reduced is in exceptional value. Shorts and to shirts in our dress department the Good times of summer Are even better when you re Cool and comfortable in these Sears Ole Fashun Sale values. Fashions like these do the trick culottes shifts and sunny styles with their own shorts. Misses Sixes. 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