Look back, Oct. 17, 2020

This building still stands in the 300 block of Fifth Street in Logansport. It is located on the east side of that street between E. Market and E. Broadway. Pictured in 1968, it housed the Spiegel Catalog store, Carolyn Ann Pastries, the Paramount Bar, Jack Barton’s Business Machines Company and offices for Wabash Life Insurance Company.

The number of U.S. military killed in the Iraq war is at 2,000.

Paving of Market Street is in the final stages.

Klaus Hemberger reported that the availability of coal with low-sulfur content that meets environmental regulations could be more favorable for LMU than coal that could potentially be shipped via rail from other locations.

The J. Adkins store at 427 E. Broadway, where bricks collapsed from a façade, has no impending safety problems, according to Building Commissioner Gary Hosteller.

Chicago completed a World Series sweep over the Houston Astros becoming the second consecutive set of Sox to end a title drought that dated back to World War I.

No. 1 Class A Pioneer Panther’s David Franklin and teammates routed defending state champion Seeger 41-6 in a sectional semifinal.

Logansport saw its 10-game unbeaten streak end losing 23-20 to Fort Wayne Dwenger.

A demonstration called the “Million Man March” took place in Washington D C. An estimated 20,000 from Indiana participated.

An explosion caused extensive damage at GenCorp. Automotive on the city’s northwest side. Logansport Fire Department responded “admirably and extremely well”, according to plant manager Wayne Smith.

Fortunately no one was injured in a train/car accident at West Wabash Avenue, just west of South Cicott Street.

It was announced that Logansport Mayor William Vernon has decided to participate in the candidate debate after all.

For the first time a document signed by President George Washington will be on display at the annual Dinner of the Cass County Historical Society.

The Berries overcame obstacles to win the NCC title. Despite trailing 16-7 early in the third quarter, and 22-14 midway through the fourth quarter, the LHS Berries scored twice in the final four minutes to defeat Richmond 25-22.

Doctors Carl Jones, Jay King and Joseph Bean will be on duty at the Memorial Home during the Red Cross blood drive.

Gene Horn submitted the low bid of $800 for demolishing and burying the old superintendent’s residence at the County Home.

Standard grocery at 709 E. Broadway advertised bananas for 11 cents per pound.

Sparked by defensive tackle John Debbout’s 28 yard touchdown run with a pass interception, Indiana rallied for two touchdowns and a field goal in the final 11 minutes to overtake Illinois and defeat them 30-24.

Bill Roberts, Lewis Cass’ “do everything” player, made the King’s homecoming a successful one by scoring three touchdowns to power them to a 25-13 victory over MIC foe Northwestern.

V. R. Graham won first place in the running high jump and Albert Drompp won first place in the mile run in the outdoor division meet of the Pennsylvania System held at Crestline, Ohio.

A local man, Harvey Crain, age 24, was killed in a 100 mile an hour automobile race at Carthage fair grounds. Death occurred during a six car pile-up.

A large crowd is expected to travel to Lafayette for the Otto’s final game of the season. Bob Wright of the Peru Greys will be pitching for the Ottos.

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