The Brook Reporter from Brook, Indiana on October 26, 1961 · Page 1
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I VJ BROOK, INDIANA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26. 1961 66th Tear Number 17 News From The Court House MARRIAGE LICENSES Thomas Patricw Welsh, 20, steel worker, Goodland, Ind. to Carol Prances Lie Beau, 19, at home, Good-land, Ind. "CIVIL DOCKET ACTIONS Seaboard Finance Company of Terre Haute, Inc. vs. Edwin Pod-gorski. Complaint on Loan Agree ment. Default Judgment entered for the Plaintiff in amount; oi $460.81. Evelyn Stephens vs. William F. Stephens. Divorce. Decree of divorce, custody and support of minor children granted to plaintiff. Patricia Bingham vs. Larry M. Bingham. Divorce. Hearing held on Plaintiff's petition for temporary support and attorney's fees. Defendant ordered to pay weekly support payment and attorney's fee. Julius H. Giildenzopf. et al vs. Mattie (Giildenzopf) Schultz et al. Action to Contest Will. Cause continued because of death of attorney. REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS John Stavras and Leonore to Nel- and wife. SWU SEU 17-31-9. Nelda F. Tegtmeyer to John Stavras and wife. SWU, SEU 17-31-9. Jerry Koutney and wife to John R. Vimazel and wife. Lots 3, 4, 5, 6, Blk. 6, 2nd Add., Sumava Forest Resorts. Georgia N. Pritts and Joe R. Pritts to Clara L. Gregson. Lot 11, Pt. 12, 13, Blk. 3, O. P. Mt. Ayr, Ind. Ethel C. Braunagel to Frank J. Lanigan and Dorothy. Lot 7, Lyons Add., Brook. Q.C.D. Frank J. Lanigan and Dorothy to Ethel C. Braunagel. Lot 70, Lyons Add., Brook. QSD. Janey Sue Andis and Others to Ethel C. Braunagel and Others. Let 70, Lyons Add., Brook . Q.C.D. Dorothy (Templin) Kime to Roy Horner. Lot 4. Blk 12, O. P. Rose-lawn. W.D. Perry S. Hofstrom (exect.) of Gertrude A. Hofstrom estate to Gailord L. Hickman and wife. Pt. NE 35-29-9. Rosalie Rush and William Rush to Mary E. McCord. Undivided 110 Int. EH. NEi SVi, NEU, NH, SE4. SWli SE, SWU. SE, SWU, 12-29-8. W. S. W. S. CIRCLE MEETING DATES Circle I Nov. 1st. 2 p. m. Elsie Bupp, hostess. Leader, Florence Peery. Circle II Nov. 7th, 2 p.m. Betty Whaley, hostess. Leader. Pauline Whaley. Note change of date. The meeting is being postponed in order that all circles may visit the meeting of the Methodist Ladies on Nov. 2nd. Circle HI Nov. 2, 8 p. m. Agnes Connell hostess. Leader, Lois De-Lay. Please, remember to bring something for the silent auction. Circle TV Nov. 2. 8 p. m. Phyllis Whaley, hostess. Leader, Pauline Howell. HAM AND BEAN SUPPER October 26, 1961 E. TJ. B. Church $1.00 adults, 65c for children Serving starts at 5:30 Local r.larkets Wednesday Closing NO. 1 BEANS $2.30 NO. 2 WnEAT 1.87 OATS -61 No. 2 New Shelled Corn .99 No. 2 Old Shelled Corn 1.04 Quotations furnished by Newton County Farm Bureau Co-op Akers Agency INSURANCE OF ALL KINDS REAL ESTATE See Us First-Phone BR 5-2331 Brook, Indiana SELECT YOUR SHADE TREES NOW! Fall and winter planting is best. Have 6-ft. to 15-ft. top quality, heavily rooted, nursery grown trees. See us for: Maple, Locust, Elm, Sycamore, White Birch, Tulip, Ash and Cottonwood. WALTER SCHULTZ North on 53 in Rensselaer Come before 9 a.m. or after 5 p.m. Sat. all day Drooli School Honor Doll FIRST SIX WEEKS All A's Junior Charles Fowler. Sophomore Terry I li stand, Wil-ma Kindig. Freshman Alary Hamman. 2 A's, 2 Bs Senior John Garbracht, Nancy Williams. Junior David Hermanson, Sharon Jackson, Jane C. Honn. Sophomore Charlene Bailey, Lisa Bitler, Michael Haste, Carol Long, Alan Lopp. Freshman Philip Hiestand. B or Above Senior Richard Reiners, Judith Schuster. Sophomore' Lana Hinds, Gary Medley, Louise Wright. Freshman Kim Decker, Sandra Schoonveld, Judy Slutesman. GRADE SCHOOL HONOR ROLL D ist inguished Grade Eight Mary Beth Clark, Nancy McCoy, Patricia Pasel, Mari Ann Weishaar. Grade Seven Carol Hiestand, Dinah Hollingsworth, Jill Whaley. Honor Grade Eight Pamela Carroll, Cheryl Morton, Inga Spangler. Grade Seven Linda Kindig, Vicki Whaley. Merit Grade Eight Marguerite Bitler, Caren Rathbun. Grade Seven Joyce Akers, Diana Corbitt, Charles Danruther. MAY GRAZE WHEAT AND BARLEY DIVERTED ACRES UNTDL MAY 1, 1962 The Newton County ASC County Committee today announced that 1962 Wheat and Barley Program diverted acres may be grazed until May 1, 1962. After this date no grazing or harvesting of any kind will be permitted until January 1, 1963. For further details on acreage requirements for the '62 Wheat and Barley Programs, contact the Kentland ASCS Office. CROP Fund Drive Being Planned Church agencies of overseas relief and rehabilitation have long been' concerned with the problems of! providing adequate supplies of food, j fiber, and agricultural assistance in view of overwhelming world needs. Actually they have been faced with the difficult and sometimes arbitrary decision of just who are the most needy persons where masses of the population are involved. The churches and others have worked through cooperative associations and programs . . . one such being Church World Service ... in order to get needed supplies evenly and quickly distributed. The program in America, involving some 75,000 volunteer workers in more than 500 counties has resulted in over $18,-900.00 worth of food and assistance since the start of the effort in 1947. Newton County workers, related to the several churches, together with others who also see the need for sharing our surplus, have been making necessary plans for the canvass in the county. Sunday, November 19, has been designated as CROP Sunday, with the effort continuing during the following week. Mr. Lawrence Stewart and Rev. J. S. White are serving as co-chairmen of the County Board, with Mrs. Stephen McKinley, Secretary. Further details will be available, in- formational material is being distributed throughout the county, and workers are scheduling routes and canvassers. FREE HAMS & TURKEYS NOVEMBER 13 Free Hams and Turkeys will be given away at the Brook American Legion home on Monday night, Nov. 13. There will also be entertainment and refreshments and a turkey will be given away as a door prize. Mrs. Will Hanson of Chicago, Mrs. Harold Hanson of Momence, Miss Ruth Hanson and Mrs. William Sunderland spent the weekend in Rockvdlle, Indiana and attended the Covered Bridge Festival. The Hanson ladies were Friday evening supper guests of Mrs. Leila Hanson. rs. Josephine cOabe Dies Josephine Etta McCabe, 88, died at the Beaverville Rest Home, Bsaverville, HI. Tuesday at 8:45 a. m. The daughter of William and Francina (Myers) Corbin she was born at Brook on Sept. 14, 1873. She was united in marriage to James A. McCabe in 1899. She was a member of the Brook E. U. B. church. Surviving are two sons, Paul O. of Bellvue, Wash., and James of Largo, Florida; two daughters, Helen Thompson of Brook and Kathryn Sihanahan of Franklin Park, 111.; five grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Hershman & Weston funeral home Thursday at 2.00 p. m., Rev. Miller officiating and burial will be in Riverside cematery. BURBANK NAMED SEC. TREAS. OF CHAPLAIN'S ASSN. Rev. John Burba nk, pastor of the Goodland Presbsrterian Church was selected as Secretary-Treasurer of the George Ade Memorial Hospital Volunteer Chaplain's Association at the meeting of the group on Monday, October 23 at the hospital. Mr. ; Burba nk is replacing Mr. Niemeyer, Philadelphia, Pa. The group had nine pastors present along with Mr. Harry Haver, administrator of the hospital. The group whose leader is Rev. Don A. Bassett, pastor of the Griggs Memorial Methodist Church in Goodland is carefully evaluating its program and seeking constantly for improvement in this vital ministry to patients. The next I monthly meeting will be held on November 17 at 9:00 a. m. All pastors in the area are invited to share in this ministry. Firman loon Dies Suddenly Firman Koon, 49, of Lemont, HI., died suddenly at about noon on Monday. He was stricken with a heart attack while driving his truck but slowed the truck enough that someone passing by jumped in and stopped it. Firman was the son of Mrs. Walter Koon of Brook. Since none of the family are in town, we are unable to give further particulars about Mr. Koon. His brother, Arvel, who is stationed with the Marines on Okinawa is flying home. Funeral services will be held at Lemont on Thursday afternoon at two o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Reif and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Reif and daughters of Valparaiso, Mr. and Mrs. Rex Whaley, Mr. and Mrs. John Haynes and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Fowler were guests in the Morton Fowler home over the weekend and attended the Junior Play on Saturday night. On Sunday, they attended services at the Methodist Church at which the Fowler's granddaughter, Donna Jean Reif, was baptized. On Sunday, Jane Bower, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bower, took her first Communion at the St. Joseph's Catholic church in Kentland. Her parents entertained at a breakfast and dinner in her honor. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. John Strub, godparents of Jane, and their family from Deerfield, Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Spear of Buffalo, Mrs. Anne Winters and daughter, Teresa, Miss Louise Bower, Jacob Bower, Mrs. Mary Miller, Jane's great-grandmother, Mr. and Mrs. John Girton of Chalmers and Mrs. Paul Kern of Lafayette. Mrs. Leontine Montgomery has returned from spending a week in Indianapolis with her daughter, Mrs. Keith Mohn and family and a week's visit in Muncie with her son, Max Montgomery and his family, Mrs. Alba Moore has returned to her home in Bloomington, Illinois after visiting friends here. Enrollment of Pupils 1961--1962 NEWTON COUNTY Grade School Kdg 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th Total Morocco 33 42 45 48 48 50 26 42 48 382 Mt. Ayr 14 18 16 23 14 13 24 28 150 Lake Village . . 43 34 36 26 40 24 32 18 263 Lincoln 17 27 15 27 14 25 23 148 Enos 11 10 5 8 8 4 46 Enrollment South Newton School Corporation Total School 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7Ui 8th Elem. Ade - 18 18 20 10 12 18 12 16 124 Brook 35 25 40 27 25 37 23 31 243 Goodland 41 42 48 42 39 39 27 34 310 Kentland 29 SI 36 34 32 23 32 32 249 Total 123 116 142 113 108 117 94 113 928 AMD rI P TREATS W gfef foro m&fetf . HCFP WJtsW u i His TO TRICK-OR-TREAT FOR UNICEF Children in the community who are in the fourth, fifth, and sixth grades are invited to participate in the UNICEF Drive. Come to the E.UJ3. church at 5:00 Saturday in a Halloween costume. Refreshments will be served at the church and the activities will be over at 7:15. This year 25 million children in 11.000 cities will ring door bells for the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund. All will be wearing the official identification tag of UNICEF. The UNICEF is an agency created by the United Nations to help countries achieve a better life for their children. Of the estimated one billion children of the world, about half live in the economically undeveloped areas receiving aid from UNICEF. UNICEF makes possible milk, autobiographies, sanitary aids, and medical education and services to children. By giving to UNICEF you can show love to other countries in the world and help to bring world peace. I Hospital News Admissions from October 16 to October 23, 1961: Heavner Clutteur, Brook; Keith CNeil, Goodland; Mrs. Joan Knochel, Kentland; Juinetta Patterson, Morocco; Mrs. Delia McGraw, Kentland; Scott Nicholson, Kentland; Kathie Collins, Kentland; James Crone, Good-land; David Rowland, Lake Village; Carolyn Rowland, Lake Village; Linda Turner, Earl Park; Mrs. De-anna Blanke, Kentland; Lisa Doty, Morocco; Susan Doty, Morocco; Mrs. Shirley Neyhart, Schneider;' Mrs. Maude Cox, Brook; Mrs. Edna Brow, Lake Village; Mary Jane Williams, Brook; Billy Williams, Brook; Barbara Jones, St. Anne. Dismissals from October 16 to October 23, 1961: Eddie Jewell, Chicago; Carolyn Lapinski, Wheat-field; Mrs. Blanche Akers, Fair Oaks; Lee Bogan, Goodland; Henry Toben, Brook; Mrs. Elaine Lade and son, Morocco; Juinetta Patterson, Morocco; Barbara Jones, St. Anne, 111.; Keith O'Neil, Goodland; Mrs. Janice Sell and daughter, Goodland; Mrs. Joan Knochel, Kentland; Mrs. Delia McGraw, Kentland; Scott Nicholson, Kent-land; Kathie Collins, Kentland; Mrs. Minnie Vestal, Brook; Linda Turner, Earl Park; Mrs. Deanna Blanke, Kentland; Paul Hoskins, Morocco; Lisa Doty, Morocco; Susan Doty, Morocco; James Crone, Goodland; David Rowland, Lake Village; Carolyn Rowland. Lake Village. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hershman attended the Homecoming festivities at the University of Illinois during the past weekend and were Friday overnight guests of Professor and Mrs. William Ferguson. Call news to Mrs. Harley Clark OPEN YOUR BOOKS AND HEARTS... TO ALL THE WORLD'S CHILDREN Former Brook Resident Dies LEE V. CURTS Lee Vernard Curts, 68, of 1902 Elston road, Lafayette, died at 3:55 a, m. Sunday in St. Elizabeth hospital. He had been ill several years and entered the hospital Saturday evening. He was born at Earl Park but spent his early life at Brook. In 1927 he moved to Lafayette. He was a machinist's helper for the Monon railroad for 26 years before retiring in 1951. He was a member of the International Assn. of Machists 181. In 1928 he married Mildred (Adams) Pugh at Covington. Surviving are the widow; a son, Robert N. Curts of R. 3; two daughters, Mrs. Spencer Richards of R. 2, and Mrs. Woodrow Ballard of Brownwood, Tex.; and four brothers, Jerry of Franklin, Walter of Crown Point, Earl of Chicago, and Stanley of Brook. Funeral services were held at Lafayette on Wednesday morning and burial was made at Williamsport. BROOK BOWLING STANDINGS W L 3 7 8 9 11 12 Pts. 25 19 18 16 13 12 Hershman Hardware 18 Building & Supply . 14 Peters Feed Service 13 Farmers Supply 12 Miller's Cafe 10 Brook Motor Sales . 9 Brook Locker 7 13 10 ! Wilson Brothers 7 14 10 Wood'd-Schumacher 8 12 9? South Iroquois 6 15 7 I High Team Series: Brook Locker, 2947. High Team Game: Peters Feed Service, 1058. High Individual Series: Sell, 603; High Individual Series: Sell, 603; Bosche, 543; Pollock, 537; Amsler, 537; Clark, 535; Herri man, 527; Fen-wick, 523; Meyers, 517; E. Long, 513; Lyons, 512; W. Weishaar, 505; Schoonveld, 505; Young, 503; D. Weishaar, 502. High Individual Game; Clark, 216; Amsler, 214; Sell, 212, 207; Pollock, 205; E. Long, 202; Schoonveld, 201; Bosche. 200. B. H. S. HAS UNDEFEATED CROSS COUNTRY SEASON Brook Hierh School completed an undefeated cross-country schedule I Monday, October 16, by winning a! seven-way meet with Rensselaer, j Wheatfield, Tefft, Mt. Ayr, Good-land, and Remington. Bill Elijah led Brook again for their sixth straight win including the Midwest Conference and Newton County meets, in the winning time of 10:10. Teammates Ron Antcliff and Alan Lopp, who also have not been defeated by any other harrier this year followed in 10:20 and 10:39, respectively. Team scores were: Brook 19, Rensselaer 87, Goodland 100, Mt. Ayr 101, Remington 109, Tefft 154, and Wheatfield 159. H.S. Gr'd 9th 10th 11th 12th Total Total 87 63 58 48 256 638 37 24 28 28 117 267 , 263 148 46 GRAND TOTAL 1362 by Grades Total Gr'd 9th 10th 11th 12th HS. Total 124 31 23 31 10 101 344 35 28 19 28 108 418 57 39 34 37 167 416 123 90 64 T9 378 1388 Study And Music Clubs Open Season The Study Club celebrating their 50th anniversary and tJhe Music Club their 25th anniversary met in the Methodist church, Monday evening, for their annual dinner. Betty Myers, of the Music Club, welcomed the members and guests, and a response was given by Mrs. Ina Kaufman, president of the Study Club. All were invited to the dining room where guests were seated at candle lighted tables decorated with fall flowers and motifs commemorating the occasion in gold and white. The yearbooks, Music Club in silver and the S:udy Club in gold, were at each place. The delicious dinner, in charge of the Music Club was served by the W. S. C. S.. Betty Myers, the Music Club chairman, gave a resume of their programs for the ensuing year and Delphene Beaty, program chairman for the Study Club, reviewed the year's programs for her club announcing that the theme chosen was, Guideposts to Better Living. All were invited to the auditorium for a program presented by the Study Club. It was opened by a piano and organ duet played by Leila Hanson and Ruth Lawrence playing Cole Porter's "Begin the Beguine". This was followed by little Marlyn Lawrence, wearing an old fashioned hooped dress and matching bonnet, playing a piano solo that included, "A Trip to the Antique Shop", "Long, Long Ago", "Grandfather's Clock", "The Spinning Wheel", and an original composition. A vocal trio consisting of Ardis Lawrence, Joan Clark, and Evelyn Strole delighted the audience with "The Bells of St. Mary's", "The Glow Worm", and "Sad Movies". Hazel Hess presented the history of the Study Club from its early beginning in March 1912. Mrs. Luther Lyons was the first president and Mrs. Lillian Foresman, the first secretary. There were 52 charter members. Mrs. Bessie Hershman is the only known living charter member and has remained a faithful member through the years. The program was closed with a piano and organ duet, "God Bless America", played by Leila Hanson and Ruth Lawrence. Ghafee Shirk Dies Suddenly In Florida Ohafee W. Shirk, 64, president of the Kentland Bank, died at New Smyrna, Florida on Tuesday after suffering a heart attack several days before. He was on a three week vacation in Florida when stricken. Mr. Shirk, who was a graduate of Indiana University, came to Kent-land in 1940. He was a World War I veteran and was a member of the Kenitland American Legion. He was a director of Hazelden Country Club. Surviving with the widow is a son, Terry. The body is being returned to Kentland and funeral services will be held at the Methodist church on Sunday at 2:00 p. m., conducted by Rev. Homer H. Cloud and Rev. J. Robert Fields and burial will be in Fair lawn cemetery. ALVEV C. HOAKS RETURNS TO PENSACOLA, FLA. Pensacola, Fla. (FHTNC) Returning to Pensacola, Fla., Sept. 17, aboard the anti-submarine warfare support aircraft carrie USS Antie-tam, upon completion of rescuse operations off hurricane-crippled Galveston, Texas was Alvin C. Hoaks, boilerman fireman, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl C. Hoaks of Good-land, Ind. The Antietam, which normally operates as a training carrier for student pilots, was a unit of Task Force 135, a mercy mission organized by the Navy to aid victims of Hurricane Carla along the Gulf Coasts of Louisiana and Texas. While in the disaster area, the Antietam transported medical supplies, food and water to stricken communities, sent out helicopter search parties and dispatched doctors and medical technicians to aid local hospitals and civil defense officials. OTIIA R. BURTON ARRIVES IN KOREA 1st Cav. Dis., Korea (AHTNC) Army PFC Otha R. Burton, son of Omar D. Burton, 18 I Avenue, New Castle, Ind., recently arrived in area and is now assigned to the 1st Division's 5th Cavalry-Burton, a member of the cavalry's Combat Support Company, entered the Army last November and completed basic training at Fort Knox, Ky. The 24-year-old soldier attended Wolcott High School. His mother. Mrs. Ella Burton, lives in Goodland. 1. E. Flicker Found Dead Roscoe Ernest (Jack) Ricker, 79, was found dead last Wednesday evening at the Conservation Club cabin just south of Brook, death having been caused by a self inflicted shot gun wound. When Mr. Ricker failed to come home a search was started for him and the body was found by Marshal Howard May. Mr. Ricker was custodian at the cabin. He had been in failing health for some time. Born at Brook, Mr. Ricker spent most of his life here and was employed for years by the Standard Elevator company before his retirement. He formerly was manager of the elevator. He spent most of his lifetime here but also lived in Nebraska for a time. Mr. Ricker was married to Sarah Ann Crudden in 1904 and was a member of Brook E.U.B. church, the Knights of Pythias lodge and the Brook Civic Club. Surviving with the widow are two daughters, Mrs. Audrey Trecker of West Hartford, Conn., and Mrs. Ruby Shank Sutton of Southport; a son, Lloyd A. of Sanford, Fla.; a brother, Frank of Seattle, Wash., and a sister, Mrs. Flora Dewees of Brook. Funeral services were held at the Hershman & Weston funeral home on Sunday afternoon. Rev. Miller of the E.U.B. church officiating. Burial was delayed until Monday because Mr. Ricker's son, Lloyd, serving in the Navy did not arrive home until Monday morning. Burial was in Riversids cemetery. CELEBRATE GOLDEN WEDDING ANNIVERSARY Mr. and Mrs. Lester McKee celebrated their Golden Wedding Saturday evening with a party at the family residence. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. William Fleming, Mr. and Mrs. David McKee and family. Mrs. Mary Ulm and son, Dorthy and Barbara McKee, Mr. and Mrs. Newton Edwards and children, and James Farace. On Sunday evening Mr. and Mrs. McKee were dinner guests of their children at the Turnipseed Sisters near Buffalo. Mr. Farace was also a guest. FILM ON MARTIN LUTHER TO BE SHOWN AT VESPERS The full length film on the life of Martin Luther will be shown Sunday evening in the E. U. B. Church at 7:00 C.S.T. This will be a part of the Vesper Service program for the year. This is the same film which has been shown in movie houses across the nation. Since it has bean put onto 16 mm. film it has been shown in churches of all denominations across the nation and around the world. The picture portrays the life and the condition of the times of Martin Luther and the reasons as to why he made his stand against the Pope which started the Protestant Reformation. All who want to know more about the protestant heritage are invited to attend. This is truly a dynamic and forceful movie. METHODIST BAZAAR TURKEY LUNCHEON DECEMBER 2nd One woman said to another woman: "Oh! I simply cant find time for sewing or making things anymore, so I am planning to do my Christmas shopping at the Brook Methodist Bazaar." "When is that it be?" asked the other women. "Why haven't you read about it in the Brook Reporter? There is to be a bazaar and turkey luncheon on I Saturday, December 2nd." "Sure enough, I did read about it, but I forget so many things. I'll just jot it down right now on my calendar. Did you say December 2nd?' "That's right." "We must ba there on time. The Bazaar opens at 11:30 o'clock and turkey serving starts at 11:30. Be sure and stop for me." TAG DAY There will be a Tag Day for Brook High School Band on November 14. Your donations will help defray contest transportation and award expenses. Sponsored by Brook Band Boosters. BIRTH Born to Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Cooper, a daughter, at a Lafayette hospital on Thursday, Oct. 19. She has one sister, Becky, who will be nine years old on Oct. 27, and she is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Cooper. She has been named Tamala Kay. NOTICE The Hazelden Country Club dining room will be closed on Sundays for the remainder of the year. NOTICE The Brook Mixed Bowling League will bowl Sunday, October 29 at 6:45 at Maple Lanes in Rensselaer.

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