News Article - Margaret Ann Hungerford Mastin. The Kokomo Tribune (Kokomo, IN) 5 Dec 1955, Page 1
6 Garyites Victims in By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Five accidents cost the lives o six Gary residents as Indiana'] weekend roster of traffic deaths reached 12 names. Wendy Marshall; 5, daughter of Benjamin Marshall, died Sunday of Injuries suffered Saturday when she was struck by a car in Gary The child did not regain con (ciousness. Irvin S. Myers, 35, injured Satur day when his car swiped four car: parked on a Gary street, died Sunday. Lonnie Wilson, 21, was killed a a Gary intersection Saturday after outrunning a police car chasing him ns a speeder. Michael Vargo, 3B, also of Gary was killed Saturday when his ca hit a truck in dense fog on U.S 30 in LaPorte County, near Hanna Ethel Lee Spencer, 16, and Jean Alice Robinson, 18, both of Gary were injured fatally in Hammon Friday night in an auto that hit italled pickup truck. Robert Eaton, 23, a South Ben police patrolman, was killed am his companion, Patrolman Leroy Barrett, 24, Injured critically early Sunday when their auto crashe into a parked car. The two were off duty. Investigating officers said Eaton apparently fell asleep at th wheel. Among 12 Auto Crash Indiana over Weekend Mrs. Margaret Mastin, 19, of New Castle, was killed, and her husband. Jerry, 23, and their 4- month-old baby, Peggy Lee, injured injured early Sunday in a headon crash in New Castle. P o l i c e charged the driver of the second car, Benny Hollon, 24, of New Castle, with drunken driving and reckless homicide. .He escaped with minor injuries, but a passenger passenger in his car, Mildred Decker, was more seriously injured. Mrs. Betty Keller, 30, of Fort Wayne, was killed Sunday in a two- car crash practically in front of the home of the sister she was going to visit. Four others were injured. State troopers were en route investigate reports that Frederick R. Stillabower, 25, of Columbus, was wandering along. U.S. 31 of Columbus when Stillabower struck and killed by a car Saturday Saturday night. Jane Turfler, 9, of South Bend, was killed early Saturday when car sideswiped an auto transport truck in South Bend. Virgil L. Tague, 40, of Michigan City, was killed by a car after he leaped from his own in downtown Michigan City. Witnesses Witnesses told police, it 'appeared Tague jumped out to "direct traffic." Good Fellows Want To Childish Faith in Santa Help A childish faith in Santa . . . awareness of approaching Christ mas . . . maybe a trace of fear These thoughts must have gone through the boy's mind as he took up a pencil and scribbled: "Dear Santa Claus. '"I am a little boy U years old And will you please remember me on Christmas and bring me some thing because I won't have much their contributions, large and small, to The Tribune which as the''custodian of the Good Fellows Fellows Fund. Last Christmas approximately 600 impoverished children were helped to x a happy Christmas through the good offices of the Good Fellows. Your gift today will help perpetuate the .worthwhile .worthwhile work of the Good Fellows.