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October 24, 1941

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THE KOKOMO TRIBUNE FRIDAY OCTOBER 24 1941 To Inaugurate New Wabash | College Head j CrawfordnriSe. Ind, Oct. 34--C*) | --Dr. Frank Hngb Sparica, SO-year-i old turner automobile aceeesoryj manufacturer who neirer went to; eolleje until he wu 28. will be in- au£urcied tomorrow an president of Wabanh college here. f The inauguration will be at 10! a, nv» central standard time, Ini Goodrich HzJl, gift of former Gov-j err.or June* P. Goodrich. t " Speaken will be Spark* and three other college pre»identl--Herman! B. Well! of Indiana university. Ru-J fu* Von KleinSmid of the Univer-l Bity of Southern California and AJ H. Upham of Miami university. \ Dr. Sparks is the eighth man to; head Wabasb. 'founded by Saptistj home zniacionaries and laymen in.; 1432. He succeed! Dr. Ixieis Bertram Hoplciiw, who died a year ago last August. He wa* treasurer and first vice-! president of Noblitt--Sparks indws-i trie*, with seven factories in four! Indiana citlcie, In 1928 when his lint wife, the former Edna Shell- bouse of Marlon .became ill and be had to .take her to Tucson, Ari- lona. H« entered the University of Arizona and, studying there and at Butler and the University of Southern California, won a doctor of philosophy degree in economics. Trustees chose him last June as president of the college. He has! not been active In business since! 1933, when he was graduated from Butler. I Hi! first wife died in 1939. Last) mramcr he married Abbie Mann of Seattle. He has two sons, in Los! Anielex and Mexico City. | Spark! waa born on a farm near Marlon, Ind., finished high school at Culver and worked hi! way up in the business world from a job In an IndlanapolU accessory itore.j Townspeople will glva Mr. and; Sir*. Spark! a reception tonight De GAULLE AND WIFE IN ENGLAND!! HuskeiS Top State Record In Corn Events THIRTEEN (By The Associated Pressi A check showed today at least four men had bettered the Indiana corn husking; contest record in winning their county contests. The record is 40.66 bushels in SO minutes, set by O'Dell Ivers of j Knox county last-year. | One of the four turned the trick ! yesterday. Cecil Bosstick husked 142.9 bushels net to win the Parke j county contest near RockviUe. j The others are H. W. Judge, Shel- jby county champion, with 43.68 I bushels; Clarence Neai, Boone | county, with 42.287, and Edgar Cox, Wayne county, -with 41.70. Two men who, like Bosstick, took county contests yesterday did not do so well as he on their loads, though both retained championships they won last year. They were Donald Hiday of Noblesville in Hamilton county, with 31.1 bushels, and James Hutchinson of Worthington in Greene county, with 29.3. Hiday is only 21. The state contest near Ft Wayne next Tuesday is sponsored by the Prairie Farmer magazine. It will be open to the defending state champion, Allen county winner and 14 other county titlists who shucked the most corn. Ivers -will defend his title. Harold StiegHtz of Grabill is the Allen county winner. General and Mr». Charle* de Gaulle are pictured together on the ·tap! of their new country home In Hertfordshire, England. Tlie seldom-photographed wife of the Free French commander only recently arrived in Britain. A rat measuring two and one- half feet from nose to tall, and having teeth one and one-half In- chei long, was killed by F. E. Goddard on · hia farm near Abercorn, South Africa. REMOVAL NOTICE B. R. VENT K. M. GRAVES OPTOMKTBISTS Complete Visual Eye Care Now Location: SOB-307 Union 3ank Bide. : t:M to 11:00--1:M to 8:00. tetnrdBjr to B:00 V. M. FBOIM MM lor Appointment Local Girl Put On Publicity Committee Mian Doris Mao King, a freshman student at MacMurray college, has been appointed a member of the publicity committee for this years freshman project, a ahow entitled "New Faces of 1941." It will be presented in the Music Hall at 8 o'clock Saturday night, Nov. 1, Miss King is an English major and is treasurer of the Phi Tau Epsilon society. She is also a feature writer on the staff of the College Greetings. Own Skull on III* Chain Pieces of hit! own skull and n Bold-mounted Turkish bullet arc worn on a watch chain by Quartermaster Sergeant Lincoln Gibson, who has joined the army pay corps In Sydney,- Australia. Ho was hit by a bullet at Galljpoll in the last war. The operating surgeons were so pleased with their success in the seemingly hopeless case that they laved the "spare-parts" for him. 'Join our L*n« Codtr Chest CHriitmts Club Now our L«y-Away m«nt you m«ko from tim* delivery it m*de considered · part of the 10% down payments on Lane Cedar . Chlf \ - S^^*"^ *. By using IV «·"*", *. p w» I ^"Jip»«' 1 * . «ny p*y. V ·'S-V"j^- w """" n now until -\ *·»"·* ^~ m id. c.n b. I ^4% 7* Production Of Tanks To Be Doubled Soon "Washington, Oct. . 24--(AP) Withholding all figures. President Roosevelt announced today that the American program for producing tanks for United States armed forces would be approximately doubled at once. The chief executive told a press conference that the projected expansion was part of an over-all revi- | sion of the defense picture. But the rest of it, he aaid, will not be ready until later in the fall or perhaps when congress meets for a new session in January. Mr. Roosevelt would not say what the present tank program called for nor what the increase would provide. That, tic asserted, was information which the Axis would like to have. ' It does · call for many thousand more tanks, he asserted, along with certain items or ordance relating to them. The principal reason for the decision to make a tremendous increase in tank output, the President disclosed, grew from the experience in the use of tanks in North Africa last year. Some new plants probably will have to be built to turn out the enlarged volume of tanks, Mr. Roosevelt declared, while factories now making them will have to step up their operations. SPEAKS AT Y. W. ,G!rl ScOUt COUreeSJ" yetW ^ hour *^ ioMlntheMU " e -|TM nmitte « Ambers are urged to _ _ f\tt "' j ti ' ^ lie first * wo are the introduc-j come. ,'TO Be Offered Here . jt«y course in Scouting, and deal) Anyone interested in the Girl The local Girl Scout council an- with history, principles and policies j Scout movement is invited to at- i . . ·." :"-'' , '~ l°f the organization. Two sessions tend, inounces a training-course to begin v · , , - , , . ^maaiuu^iuau. iwili deal with program and-proce-1 Wednesday night, November 5, at; du re. There will be one session for! RUMMAGE SALE the "Little House." There: will be j troop committees, and all troop iaoo S, Union, Satur., Oct 25. 7 a. ra. Killed by Train South Bend, Ind., Oct. 24--CAP)-Robert Hendrickson, 47, of New Carlisle, route 1, was killed today ·when his automobile was demolished by a train on a, rural grade crossing. His death was the fortieth traffic fatality in St. Joseph county this year. Forest Harness, Fifth district representative in Congress, will ad- i dress a meeting of women at the |Y. W. C. A. at 3 o'clock Monday afternoon, October 27. Mr. Harness, who is a member of the military affairs committee of the House recently visited the United States' outlying possessions and it is of this trip that he will speak. It will be a non-political talk, but one in which it is thought the women will find much interest. The meeting is open to all women of Kokomo and the community, regardless of membership in the Y W. C. A., and a large attendance is urged. It has been arranged by the T. W; C. A. as a contribution to the community. At the conclusion of the program, tea will be served. Townsend Jfo. 1 To Meet Townsend Club No. 1 will meet at Memorial hall at 7:30 o'clock _ ,, ,. ,,,. . _ , . . Friday night The public will be Buy or Sell With Want Ada! welcome. Carter's Wife Still Hopes for His Life Lawrenceburg, Ind., Oct. 24--(P) --Mrs. Leona Agrue Carter, 23-year- old mother of two children, still cherishes hope of saving her man, Virginlus (Dink) Carter, 33, from a death sentence for killing her own kin. Carter's jailers said she had asked them how she should go about getting Governor Schricker to commute her husband's penalty to life in Michigan City state prison. He is 'waiting now in Dearborn county jail, under heavy guard, to be taken to the state prison November 4 for electrocution next Febru ary 10. Carter, a laborer with only a third-grade education, was convicted by a jury Tuesday of first-degree murder in the shotgun slaying of his niece by marriage, Mary Elizabeth Breeden, 12, last May 16. He was accused also of killing his parents-in-law, Johnston and Nina Agrue, both 60, and two brothr ers-in-law because . of a grudge against the brothers. Carter's keepers reported his wife, who was at his side throughout his eight-day trial, had hitchhiked Wednesday from Aurora, t h r e e miles away, to get to talk to him only IS minutes.' She lives in a house boat on the Ohio river. ·YOU GIRLS WHO SUFFER^ Distress From MONTHLY FEMALE WEAKNESS AND NEED TO BUILD UP RED BLOOD! TAKE HEED If you have all or any one of these symptoms: do you suffer headache, cramps, backache, nervousness, weakness, crankiness, distress of "irregularities," periods of the blues,a bloated feeling--due to functional monthly disturbances? Then start at once --try Lydia Pinkham's Compound Tablets (with added iron). Pinkham's Tablets are famous for relieving monthly pain and distress. Thousands of girls and women report remarkable benefits! Taken regularly--they help build up resistance against such annoying symptoms. Lydia Pinkham's Compound Tablets are also especially helpful in building up red blood and thus aid In promoting more strength ana energy. Follow label directions. WORTH TRYING! Kokomo Furniture Co. 209^-11 West Sycamore St. D R E A M_Btcause she feels "there aren't cnouih bir opera companies to nuke room for everyooay," Mrs, Lytte Hull (above), the former Mrs. Vincent Astor and lone » music patron, has founded a "vest-pocket" ·pen, company In New Tor*. PAY ONLY sot J^ton _.ntt SIM'S FHUL TWO BATS OF THIS SHIUTKm OFFER! WITH A PURCHASE OF W M mi NO MONEY DOWN LUXURIOUS Furred COATS $4A 95 40 WEEKS TO PAY NO MONEY DOWN SUITS I AND TOPCOATS BUY NOW AND NAME YOUR TERMS N* Federal Rifulation On Credit No Fodoral Regulation On Credit SPECIAL SALE AND AND ONLY REVERSIBLE COATS NO MONEY DOWN DRESS SALE tl $ 395 i t L O T H I N G - r t ) E D I CLOTHING COMPANY 105 E. Sycamore St. OPEN TILL 9 O'CLOCK SATURDAY NIGHT