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frAGE EIGHT THE DAILY JOURNAL-GAZETTE AND COMMERCIAL-STAR, MATTOON. ILLINOIS MONDAY, OCTOBER 2(1, infill Dissolved Dist. Youth Charged School Patrons Win Court Case Trapped By Police Camera •# On Liquor Count SPRINGFIELD, 111.. (.-P>—Residents of a dissolved school district In Douglas County todoy won the right to Intervene In a Circuit Court suit disposing of $150,000 in their bond sale proceeds. The 3rd District Appellate Court ordered the Douglas County circuit Court to allow nine residents of the old Hlndsboro district to file a petition to Intervene in the case. A Circuit Court decision had already allocated the money. The court's refusal to allow intervention was appealed to the State Supreme Court and referred to the Appellate Court. Prior to July 1, 1948 Hlndsboro and five other districts had been independent. On that date, they were dissolved and became parts of new districts. Hindsboro territory was divided with parts going to Charleston, Oakland and Arcola districts. The Circuit Court awarded 51.7 per cent of Hindsboro's money to Arcola district, 35.6 to Oakland and 12.6 per cent to Charleston. The Hlndsboro intervention petition, asked that the money be used to rtttre^the bond issue and that ths •' : i»ntf tax 'levy be abated to the extent that Only enough money would .be raised to' pay interest and ex- psnses of the .bonds. Museum Opens As Strike Ends ' NEW YORK • tS>>—New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Arc has reopened after a 12-day strike by its 170 guards. A work resumption came at the end of last week after the museum withdrew its recognition of the Museum Guardians Union, Inc., which represented the strikers. Tlss museum then ordered the guards to return to work or be fired. A Wage increase of $500 a ye;r was sought by the guards, whose pay now ranges from $3,005 to $3,525. Ralph Krletemelcr, 18, Windsor, was arraigned in police court Sunday and placed under $500 bnnd for illegal transportation of alrnha c beverages. Pour other teenage boys were arrested In a car with Krleto- meler about 12:15 a. m. Sunday One youth was fined $5 and costs for intoxication. Police said they found two partly empty quarts of beer In the car when the boys were taken into custody. Frank William Blalock, 35, Clia- nute Air Base, was fined $_100 ano costs In police cotfrt Sunday for driving while intoxicated. Blaloclt was arrested at 11:40 p. m. Saturday. Robert Lee Collins, 26, Mattoon, was arraigned in police court Saturday and placed under $600 bond on charges of non-support brought by his wife, Leona. Dale F. Bolen, 705 Richmond Ave., was fined $5 and costs Saturday on charges of disorderly conduct. Mike Suffer, 58, Dies in Hospital Mike Sutler, 58, former Mattoon restaurant owner, died in the Dwight Veterans Hospital Sunday evening. He had been ill five years and was in the hospital three weeks. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p. m., Father Poulaki- das, Decatur, officiating. Burial will be in Dodge Grove cemetery with military rites by the American Legion. Mr. Sutler was born Jan. 25, 1895, in Aegon, Greece. He came to the United States about 35 years ago. He lived in Mattoon about 30 years. He is survived by three brothers, Peter J., Mattoon, Tony, Peoria, and Gus, living in Greece; a sister, Mrs. Bessie Poppas, living in Greece; and . two nieces, Mrs. Robert Carney, Mattoon, and Miss Katherine Sutler, New York City. He was a member of the American Legion and the Elk's Lodge. Brother-in-law of Local Woman Dies in Chicago Robert Home, 58, brother-in-law e>f Mrs. J. P. McDonald, 2516 Pine Ave., died in St. Catherine's Hospital at East Chicago Sunday 'morning. He lived in Lansing. "Funeral services and burial .will be held in Lansing Wednesday afternoon. His wife, the former Berth?. CraHdick of Mattoon, survives. He is also survived by three sons, Robert, John, and Bruce, and a daughter, Marilyn, all at home. He was an official of the City Service Oil Company at East Chicago. 1928 Hotel U.S. GRANT 1952 Motel Ii your business making a contribution to the welfare of the community? Think of the many ways this community has benefited from the Hotel U.' S. Grant, your patron- ate helps maintain this service. 4 Tell of Trips At Rotary Club Eugene C. Bauer, Wilb Walker, William B. Hamel, and Howard W. Hlghtower, all of Mattoon, gave talks on recenl Irips they took to various parts of the counlry it Ihe Rolary,CIub luncheon loday in Hotel U. S. Grant. The speaker scheduled to be on the program was unable to make the meeting. Orville F. Schoch, president, introduced the speakers. Bauer told about his trip to New York and the National Bank Auditors and Comptrollers convention. Walker described several events on a hunting expedilion in the west, Hamel described trips to St. Louis, Chicago, and New York as president of the Illinois Daily Newspaper Market Association. Hightower described some of his experiences while teaching at Syracuse University in New York. Harold Jones, Taylorville, Paul Morrison, Windsor, Denver Darling, Jewett, and Rev. Edwin RespMs, Charleston, were introduced by Lloyd Moore as gtiests at the luncheon. Lloyd Cook was introduced as a new member of the club. Indiana, S. D. Farmers Win Picking Titles BLOOMINGTON, 111. (/T) — The Fifth National Mechanical Corn Picking Championships were won Saturday by farmers from Indiana and Sioux FVUls, S. D. The two-row championship went to Herbert Salsbury of Atlanta, ind. Salsbury, who this year grew 135 acres of corn, won the title with 77.9 points; Wiliam Prlessen of Siou.x Falls, captured the one-row championship with 78.1 points. State police estimated that 45,000 spectators watched the contestants who included farmers from Ohio, Indiana, Minnesota, South Dakota, Missouri, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois. All competed on the 1,200-acre G. J. Mechcrle farm nine miles east of here. Homer Conway of Mnrengo, Cw with 70.2 points, took second place™' in the two-row classification. Second place in the one-row classification went to Robert E. Wright of Richmond, Ind., with 73.3. A new farm truck laden with merchandise and household furnishings was presented to the winners. Ecus Vaughn of Monticello, 111., won the hand husking exhibition contest. Vaughn, who won the world hand husking championship This photo was made by a police camera rigged in a gasoline truck stor- in 1940, shucked 670 pounds of corn age shed at New Milford, Conn., after owner of the truck complained of in 30 minutes in Saturday's contest, gasoline thefts from the transports. Police Chief Andrew J. Nearing identified the man in the picture as Paul Lindberg, holding gas can, of South i j ,1 • I • Kent, Conn., and Leon Birch 'of New Milford. Camera with flash at|V|Af (IPT AT I A(*Al tachrnent was tripped when one of the youths came in contact with re- Woman Dies CHARLESTON, 111. — Mrs. Laura Belle Crawford, 84, mother of Mrs Anna M. Sparks, Mattoon. died Sunday about 2:45 a. m. in lire Charleston Hospital. She had be*>n in the hospital since Thursday. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p. m. in the Lewis funeral home. Burial will be in Mound cemetery. Mrs. Crawford was born Dec. 22, 1868, in New Albany, Ind., a daughter of Samuel and 'Elizabeth Snidar. She married James H. Toops at New Albany, Dec. 25, 1887 They came to Coles County in 1901. Mr. Toops died Jan. 28, 1908 in Charleston. On Oct. 13,1913, she married James Crawford. He preceded her in death. Besides Mrs. Sparks, Mrs. Craw-' ford is survived by thres other daughters, Mrs. Panny Glosser, Mrs. E!la Bennett and Mrs. AHa Huddeleston, all of Charleston, two sons, Joe Toops, Charleston, and Logan Toops, Chicago, 26 grandchildren, 47 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. William Shafer How Now? Hillsboro Woman Dies in Hospital What's This? Killed by Train CHARLESTON, 111.—William Har- Icn Shafer, 41, Rardln, died Sunday about 6 n. m. In the Charleston Hospital, He had been 111 for nbovit two years. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p. m. In the Bible- Center Church, Charleston. Biir'.al will be in Craig cemetery. The body is in the Lewis funeral home. Mr, Shafer was born In Coles County March 13, 1912, a son of Mr. and Mrs, Walter P. Shafer. He was employed as an arc welder at Peorl.i until two years ago. Surviving are the parents, three sisters and four brothers. RAIN! (AP W!r« Phato) Lerna Woman Dies At Charleston CHARLESTON, 111.—Funeral services for Mrs. Cleta Vivian Shelby 57, Lcrnn, were held -at 3:30 p. in. today in the Harper-Swickard funeral home, Charleston. Burial was in the Mt. Zlon cemetery. Mrs. Shelby died Sunday at T.30 a. m. in the Charleston Hospital following a 12 day illness. She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Mary Dryden, Lerna; a daughter, Mrs. Raymond Crawford, Ashmore; a brother, David Dryden, Decatur, and three grandchildren. Mosl. people couldn't, believe their pyes when shortly before 2 p. in. t clay a light—very liKhl.--n\ln started falling. In fnct sonic people wouldn't admit it vvns rain and seemed reluctant to talk about It, ns It might scare away much needed showers or good hard soaking rains. Karl Fuss, water department su- perlntenrirnf, eyed the moisture after watching the Lake Mattoon level drop for cliiys, and snld, "It's merely high humidity. It's not even enough for a thick fog." As the drizzle began, the temperature dropped slightly from 63 degrees, high for the day. PANA, 111.—A Hlllsboro woman was killed Sunday night when tin eiistboimd Now York Centra! pas- fictifier trnln hit nn automobile .stalled on the tracks near Pana. Mrs. Cora Reed, 31, was |iro- nounccd cleiul on arrival at Hubcr Memorial Hospital. The cat burst Into flames when It was struck by the train. Shortly before the accident, she and her husband, John, were In ",he car when It apparently overran an Intersection of U. S. Highway 51 and Route 16. The car bounced onto the tracks and stalled. Reed ran for help to push the car off the track. The train struck before he could g'-'t back. He suffered a cut on his head when the car went on the tracks. lease which was attached to the truck. Teen agers and a third youth were held in $150 bail on charges of breaking and entering. Two above were taken into custody after film was developed and Chief Nearing identified them. Local Postal Employes Have Party in Park Employes of the local post office and their families, numbering between 75 and 100 persons, met at Peterson Park Saturday afternoon for a wiener roast and a "get acquainted" party, believed to be the first full-scale outing ever held by the entire personnel of the Mattocn pcsl office. The group was welcomed by Ac*- ing Postmaster Harry A. Lange, chief insligator of the affair. Ralph Smith, Ted R. Johnsons and George Lawson had charge of the arrangements. Among the guests were Mr. and Mrs. Everett De Bow. Mr. -De Bow is a retired post office clerk. Shotgun Stolen Chester Kronmillar, 1407 Charleston Ave., told police Saturday that a 12 gauge shotgun and its leather case had been taken from a clothes =- — closet in his home. The gun and QUICKIES case were valued at $125. Parade for Gen. Dean NEW YORK t/P)—Maj. Gen. William F. Dsan, Korean War hero recently released from a Communist prison camp, gets a Broadway ticker tape parade and a civic reception at City Hall toady. Dean spent the weekend at West Point with his son, Cadet William F. Dean Jr. Cites Violations To Water Saving Water Departmenl Superintendent Karl J. Fuss said he has received numerous reports over Ihe week-end on violations of Ihe conserve waler measures. Some of them, he said, were misunderstandings and. have been cleared up. Shrubs and trees, Fuss said, are also lisled as non- essential uses besides watering lawns, washing vehicles, and anything else other than sanitation purposes. No accurate check' can be made of. water consumption, he said, ior another week. Fuss said he would make a full report at- the Water Board meeting next Monday evening. Sets Straits Record TARIFA, Spain UP)— A Portuguese swimmer has betlered by two min- ules Florence Chadwick's record lime of 5 hours and 2 minutes across the treacherous Slraits of Gibrater. Bautista. Pereira, £2, made the difficult eight-mile swim Sunday. Walker Bid Low On Route 45 Work BIRTHS Walker Conslruction Company was an apparent low bidder with a $99,058 bid lo build five bridges for ^^ State Highway Department. By Ken Reynolds The Humboldt bridge and four olher norlh of Ihere on U. S. Highway 45 are to be rebuilt. J.-G. Want Ads Pa.'. TRUCK YOUR CATTLE, HOGS AND SHEEP to Stewarf-Harrison-White it Co. Inc. National Stock Yards,, III. LIVE STOCK COMMISSION AGENTS Successors to Harrison Commission Co. and Stewart Carson White & Co. Over 62 years in Business YOUR PATRONAGE WILL BE APPRECIATED Following Is a list of sales we have made recently for shippers in and around Mattoon: 10-8 — Erwln Sturtzum, DieUrich, III. 1 iteer 1 cow 1 uteer 1 heifer 655 Ibi. 900 Ibi. 520 Ibs. 510 Ibs. 10-14 — Sudkamp Bros., siflel, III, 10-20 — Mrs. Anna Keukel, Sigel, III. 15 cattle 13730 Ibs. 2 calves 380 Ibs, 2 cows 2310 Ifas. 8 hoes 1975 Ibs. 1 hog 175 Ibs. Frank Doedtmon, Teutopolis, III. 1 cow 995 Ibs. 1 calf 105 Ibs. 9 hogs 1880 Ibs. 11.50 10.00 9.00 8.03 26.50 21.00 9.50 21.75 21.50 10.50 12.00 21.75 To Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Larsen of St. Elmo, Saturday, a son, Kennelh Wayne, in Ihe Mark Greer Hospital in Vandalia. They are former Mattooners, and she is the former Emily Snow, daughter of Mrs. Emma Snow, 1502 Champaign^ Ave. ••;" •'' To Mr. end Mrs. William Hirtzer of Chicago, in St. Luke's Hospital, Sunday, a daughter, Susan Lee. Mrs. Hirtzer is the former Mary Lee Morgan, and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Omer Morgan live at Trilla. "—Junior has been as busy as To Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Mar- a litlle beaver—playing with Ihose low, Rural Route 2, Toledo, in Me- tools we got in the Journal-Gazette morial Hospital today, a son. • Want Ads." To Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Pattin. _ 2813 Pine Ave., in Memorial Hospital today, a daughter. To Mr. and Mrs. William Coen, Neoga, in Memorial Hospital Sunday, a : son. To Mr, and Mrs. Alvin Gather, Toledo, in Memorial Hospilal Sunday, a son. To Mr. and Mrs. Albert Verdeyen, Sigel, In Memorial Hospital Saturday, a daughter. To Mr. and Mrs. Merle Hill,' 613 S. 9th St., in Memorial Hospital Sunday, a son. To Mr. and Mrs. Leon Wright in Memorial Hospital Sunday, a son. Explosion Toll 26 SERAING, Belgium UP)— The final death loll from an explosion and fire in the Charbonnages du Many coal mine here has been set at 26 killed. Of the 40 Belgian and Italian mines trapped by the blast Friday, only 14 escaped. All but one of them were hospitalized for burns. White Sided Taxi TULSA, Okla. (/P>—Stale Trooper Dave Faukner reported Sunday a tipsy traveler opened the door of his patrol car, got inside, and gave "cab- bie" Faulkner an address. The trooper said he gave the man a new address for the weekend—the Tulsa Counly Jail. Hospital Notes VI Jl ting r\aun 2 to 1 »no I to 8 o nv daily. Mrs. Jess Martin, 2712 Pine-Ave., entered today for treatment. William L. Myers, 821 Vi N. llth St., entered today for surgery. Mrs. ay Cain, 1311 S. 5th St., entered today for surgery. Eloise Booker, 1116'/i S. 15th _St., entered Sunday for treatment. She was released today. A. L. Phares, 2905 DeWitt Ave., entered Sunday for treatment. Mrs. Ralph D. Moore, 1608 Piatt Ave., entered today for surgery. Mrs. J. F. Calhoun, 2504 Marshall Ave., entered today for surgery. Mrs. John T. Sullivan, 1001 Charleston Ave.. entered Saturday for treatment. Major Hampton, Windsor, entered Saturday for, treatment. Mrs. Goebel Tilford, Gays, entered Saturday for surgery. N. A. Stanley, 901 ichmond Ave., entered Saturday for surgery. He was released Sunday. Mrs. Kenneth Honn, 2800 Richmond Ave., entered Saturday for treatment. She was released Sunday. Merle Stiff, 820 Lincoln Ave., was released today after surgery and seven days' treatment. Mrs. Albert Verdeyen and daughter, Nancy Jean, Sigel, were released today. Mrs. Edmon Haugh and daughter, Vicky Lee, Charleston, were released today. Mrs. Nicholas Floyd, 3020 Cedar Ave., was released today after 16 days' treatment. | Paul Albert, 417 N. 21st St. was released Sunday after 19 days' treatment, Mrs. Richard G. Jones 3310 Prairie Ave., wa? released Sunday after surgery and three days' treatment. Thomas Carrell, Greenup, was released Sunday after 16 days' treatment. Pick Of Mishap Victim Eleven Mattoon area farmers gathered in a corn field fivn miles south on U. S. Highway 45 today to pick 11 acres of corn for a neighbor who recently lost two fingers in a corn picking accident. The neighbors gathered to help Mark Highland, a Paradise township farmer, who had two fingers amputated from his right hand Thursday after his hand got stud: in a picker. Three corn pickers and numerous tractors and wagons were on hone! to help in the harvest. The farmers who pooK part in the operation were French Highland, William-Hite, Ralph Bumpus, Henry Uphoff Jr., Bill Hardesty, Glen Dp- hoff, Alan Carlyle Fred Ferrce, Alf Waggoner, Charles Morgan and Merle Coleman. Fuel for the project was donated by the Higgins Oil Co., Mattoon. Family Jumps Deputy • LOS ANGELES (!P1 — Sheriff's Deputy Robert M. Halstcn, 38, went to the home of Joseph B. Reynolds Sunday to serve divorce papers. There, he said, "the whole family jumped on me. They didn't like the idea of getting served on a Sunday." Haistcn summoned police reinforcements, and Reynolds' brother Fred, 25, was booked on suspicion of battery, Halsten suffered several cuts on the face nnd numerous bruises. FUNERALS Lie Believes Middle East Situation to Cool' DETROIT UP>—Trygve Lie, first secretary general of the United Nations, believes the currently tense situation prevailing between Jews and Arabs in the Middle East "will be cooled off." ' He also sees "no great threat 1 " to Israel.". , Lie voiced his views at an Israeli bond rally here Sunday. Services for the late William R. Kimball will be held At the 'unernl home Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Father Daniel Daly officint- inar. Interment Calvary Cemetery. Friends mav call at the funeral home from 4 to 9 this evening. SCHILLINGS SUITER, Mike: Entered into rest Sundav evenine at Veterans Hos- .pital, Dwight, Illinois. Funeral services from the funeral home Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Father Poulakidas officiating. Interment Dodge Grove cemetery. Military services by the American Lejfion. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. SCHILLINGS CARD OF THANKS I wish to thank all for the lovely flowers and set well cards while I was in the hospital. MRS, W. E. SMITH. Hold Rites for Mother Of Train Victim TUSCOLA, 111. — Funeral services for Mrs. Elva Ellis, 55, mother of Claude Ellis, 39, who was killed by the. Panama Limited in Tuscola Tuesday, were held in the Waddington funeral home this afternoon. Burial was in Tuscola cemetery. Mrs, Ellis died suddenly of a heart attack in her home Friday evening' after attending services and burial of her son. •••••••••••••••••••••••a IN MATTOON HOWE'S for Kitchen Cabinets FLOOR and WALL COVERINGS PHONE 7979 Free Estimates 309 S. 16th Street INSURANCE • REAL ESTATE (GROWING WITH MATTOON) ' No one expects an accident, but one can. happen to you — anytime. If the worst happens, why not let an Aetna accident policy pay your medical expenses ad provide an income for your family. YOU CAN TAKE IT HOME! introduce our "Take Home" service . . . Our fried chicken, basket ... a regularly 97c special ... for only 89 At The Marianna 1516 Broadway MATTOON LOAN CO. 105 S. 17th Street We have plenty of money to loan. Confidential »erv- ice. Have Your CLOTHES CLEANED THIS WEEK JUST DIAL 4440 and let GEORGE dc It! Remember ~ Success Goes With Appearance No charge for minor alterations CONGRATULATIONS TO THE HIGGINS OIL CO on the occasion of their 8TH ANNIVERSARY And The GRAND OPENING of their NEW STATION -At- 18th and MARSHALL on U. S. ROUTE 45 FRED BIGGS Electric Service 23)2 M»rih«U DUANEHANCE Contractor Phon* 9399 FARRIER Construction Co, . 2021 Wafcuh ROY EATON Plumbing 9921 Marihall THIS ADVERTISEMENT SPONSORED BY THE BUILDERS OF THE NEW HIGCINS SERVICE STATION AT 18TH AND MARSHAL