Look back-elevator

The 18th Street elevator building still stands near the railroad tracks. This photo was taken between the late 1960s and early 1970s.

The U.S. military death toll in Iraq for October was 93.

The auto industry recorded its worst October for U.S. sales in 13 years.

After 11 days of negotiations, Federal-Mogul and the United Steelworkers Union Local 4863 reached a tentative agreement.

Ownership of Textron Fastening Systems was passed to Tinnerman Palnut, Inc.

Logansport girls cross country runner Kim Homer was honored by the NCC as a student athlete of the week. Horner advanced to the New Prairie Semi state, has a CPA of 12.66 and is ranked third out of 359 seniors.

Top-ranked Lewis Cass’ football team defeated No. 8 Churubusco for the Sectional 27 title before an overflowing crowd at Owens Memorial Field.

A wallet belonging to Evelyn Colsten, which was reported stolen in 1945, was found this week behind a pipe while electrical work was being done in a crawl space at 324 E. Broadway. The wallet, containing Colsten’s birth certificate, library card and original driver license, were returned to her.

A Logansport bypass will be built next year. The existing U.S. 35 bypass south of Logansport will be expanded to four lanes.

“Pocahontas” is playing at the Eastwood in Peru. “The Scarlet Letter” is playing at Cass 3.

Penn State forced five turnovers and blocked a punt in a win over Indiana 45-21.

This will be the last year for LHS twin sisters Jenny and Julie David to compete in the swimming sectional final at Kokomo.

A new agreement between Switches Inc. and United Steelworkers of America local 4863 provides for substantial wage increases and improvements in benefits.

The city will purchase a traffic light, when funds are available, to alleviate a traffic problem at Seventeenth and Erie Avenue.

It was announced that the stone building across from the Longcliff administration building will be converted into an inter-faith chapel.

The Elks Halloween parade had to be canceled due to rain. It was the first time in thirty-five years that the parade was canceled. However, the children were invited inside and given treats and prizes.

College Hill Inn is offering fried chicken dinners for $1.50 on Thursdays.

The Illini rallied to upset Purdue 23-21. It was the first Big Ten triumph for Illinois since 1968. Michigan State manhandled Indiana 32-7.

The Central State Milling Company has purchased a quarter of a block of ground facing on East Melbourne Avenue and east of the Caruso building for the erection of an up-to-date flouring mill.

The vocational course, provided by the Logansport public schools for working boys and girls opened at the high school building.

Cass County experienced its first snowfall of the season this afternoon when rainfall suddenly was transformed into snowflakes.

Judge Elect Pasquale Fiergo, brother of Nick Fiergo, proprietor of the Broadway Shoeshine Parlor, arrived in this city yesterday after completing a 30-day journey from Italy to Logansport.

Veteran conductor and well-known local man, J. H. Railsback, employed with the Pennsylvania railroad for 49 years will soon retire.

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