The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on February 18, 1964 · Page 14
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Caff Stuff The* and cold firemen and policemen were cheered by the •igbt of their faithful friends at ttta Salina White Truck fire JaU Monday and early Tues on hot The Salvation Army wai fh« scene with plenty of coffee and doughnuts. Salvation Army volunteers, «o(fe« pott in hand, waded through water and smoke, making deliveries In the men. Members of Fire Fighters Auxiliary 783, composed of wire* of Salina firemen, w*re tlco at the scene, taking care «l their men. The aerial ladder truck was toeverted into an impromptu •nack bar where the men could fat cup* of §oup and coffee. * * * City To Keep Driveway Limit At 30 Feet An application for driveways wider than allowed by city or dinance brought considerabl discussion a t Monday's city commission meeting. Ben Vidrlcksen. 1314 Sunrise !>r., asked the city for two 40- foot driveways for a car wash h« is building on the west side of 12th Street between Grand and Broadway. A city ordinance sets the maximum at 30 feet without special approval of the commission. Labor Temple To-Be Preliminary sketch show* building Salina labor unions hope to occupy next fall. Window panels ring the first floor, with brick above. anyone welcome • rowing money tree? , _ ,. , . , , . ^ ', ' , . Salina labor unions hop* to Probably, but on. used for a L e an office buildjng a]l thejr Salina Cub Scout barret decor- own by ^ ^ this year Labor Union Building Plans Being Prepared •tkm Isn't growing money •prouttng leaves. it's Plans for it are being pre- I pared now In the Salina offices Outside wil! be two parking ots with an approximate capac- iy of 50 cars. Inside, the second floor will This came as quite a surprise of Anderson - Johnson, Arch- for the Scouts' den mother, Mrs. Itects. The hope is to take bids Jjyle Lewis, 425 S. 10th. the first of April. A branch used for the tree is The site is the corner of •et in plaster of parii and was South Ohio and Shallmar in a aprayed with #>ld paint about newly-developed two weelu ago In preparation lina area. southeast Sa- fer the banquet Sunday night. Saturday night tfce decora- ttons were put in place. MM, Lewis found the branch bad .. sprouted buds wben she went . to the baaquei Sunday Bight. Tuesday Mrs. Lewis said the! buds were separating into leaves | and still growing. The banquet was for Den one! •f Pack 10 at Sacred Heart C*-\ thedral. * * * Bernard Holt, M4 S. llth and Harold Weis, Bavaria, have been appointed a s National Aides-de-Camp of the Veterans •f Foreign Wars. The announcement was made by Joseph J. Lombardo, Brooklyn, N. Y., VFW Commander- fn-Chief. Twe Storle* Preliminary plans call for a 12-story structure featuring glass window - paneling around the ground-floor level, brick around the second story, and a pre stress concrete roof. gent of Hoisting Engineers Lo have a meeting room capable of seating 330, a kitchen and a band room for members ot the musicians union. Downstairs will be a smallei meeting room surrounded by a half-dozen offices. SelHag Stock The building will be financed through sale of stock by a specially-created corporation! th Salina Labor Building Associa tion. It has authorized capital zation of $100,000. Clem Blangers, buslhes LBJ Hat For All al 10L in Salina and a leader i the stock sales, said 60 per ent of the stock is being sol o union members oniy. He said some money muy be wrrowed in addition. He said rent paid by unions for their offices and for use of other fa- cilitiee will be used to pay any debt incurred and to pay dividends on the stock. Locals which plan to have offices in the building Include hoisting engineers, pipefitters, I painters, grain millers, plumbers, truck drivers, laborers, communications workers and | sheet metal workers. NEW YORK <AP)—Hat Corp. of America said Monday President Johnson has allowed hal makers to promote an "LBJ" model. Business Scene First State Adds Window It's a modified version of the Texans' five-gallon hat, which For the third time in three years, First State Bank of Sa lina is expanding. The bank, according to Neal Should Change Law Mayor G. E. Spangler said such requests were made frequently and expressed the opin jion that If 40 - foot driveways (were better for businesses that possibly the ordinance should be changed. After a lengthy discussion Commissioner R. W. Bull moved that the 30 - foot ordinance be retained and the application be denied. It was approved. City Planner Norris Olson pointed out that a 30-foot drive Wing Commander Michael McAuliffe, Salina, right, is congratulated by Lit. Col. George R. Smith, Kansas Stat« professor of air science. McAuliffe is new commander of AFROTC wing at K-State. McAuliffe Leads AFROTC Wing way at the property line would give a 42-foot driveway at the curb. The MANHATTAN Michael A. Hobbies & Clubs executive adding * "walk-up" teller window iog Santa Fe Avenue. vice- new fac- is a smaller version of the cow- j A- Anderson, boy's ten-gallon hat. Charles II. | president, is Salesky, president of Hat Corp., designed it. Under Cover The addition will move the present drive-in window a short distance north. The driveway land canopy also will b« extend- commission approved purchase of a pull-type mower for use in parks and median strips from Salina Farm Supply, Inc. The bid was $410, received Feb. 10. | ed so both the drive-in and j walk-up windows will be under cover. Youths Held As Burglars MEADE, Kas. AP — Meade! County officers are holding six| youths from Springfield, Mo., Ticks Through A Crash Tuesday, Feb. 18— Witham Named Officer-Of-Year A 15-year veteran of the Kan •as Highway Patrol, Trooper Don Witham, 2224 Wesley, was named "Pence Officer of the Year" by the Salina Exchange Club at a luncheon Monday the Parrish Hotel. It was the fourth award givei annually by the Salina civic organization. Each of the three previous awards went to a member of the Salina police department. Witham, 43, has been with the Highway Patrol in Salina since July, 1961, and before that served with the Clay Center office live years. Ho won tlie award for work in •afety. As safety officer for Division Two he is responsible for many safety programs now Used throughout the state. Ho is the originator of the "It Could Be You" program and the "Saturday Night Safety Pro fram," both broadcast regular iy by several radio stations in the stale. Witham also designed th Safety program shown in all high schools and grade schools in th atate. He has been active pceially in the Salina area, mak Ing safety presentations and lee turcs to the schools. Other nominees for this year •ward were Capt. Bill Albott, former head of the Salina Highway Patrol office, recently transferred to the Topcka office; Lt. Den Spohn, a detective with the Salina Police Department: and Uarrell Hutchins, . a Snline County deputy sheriff. Previous winners of the award •re Lt. Francis Drake, Lt. John Woody, and Capt. Bud Tillett. to determine who wants to pros- MUSKOGEE, Okla. <AP) —A ecute ttjem for a weekend spree 73-year-old man was in fair con- of service station burglaries. Idition today, his heart-assisting They were arrested In Fowler, mechanism still ticking away Kas., Monday after arousing a after a car-train accident. banker's suspicion by changing Hospital attendants laid ;14 in coins for bills. James E. Meloy of Musirogee Sheriff Arlie Johnston, said sustained they were Lawrence Eugene bone and three broken ribs Lee, 18; John Pippin, Gerald when his station wagon collided Wayns Cole, David Walker, | with a Missourl-Kansas^Texas Billy White all 18. and Jerry Woods, YMCA's Annual Banquet Will Be Wednesday The Salina YMCA's annual banquet meeting, to kick off theU em j; ng the dance. Construction is expected corn- drivo-in window will be in I the southeast corner of the bank Heart Month Mayor Spangter proclaimed February as Heart Month In Salina and urged Salinans to McAuliffe, 718 Albert, Salina, has been selected wing commander of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Cadet Wing at Kansas State University. The appointment was announced by Lt. Col. George R. Smith, professor of air science. Wing commander is the highest position held by a student in the AFROTC program and carries tiie rank of cadet colonel. A square dance wedding cake and coffee will highlight the Tri - Valley Swingers' square dance at 8 pm Friday at thelP^ed by March 10. Until then, IOOF Recreation Hall, 411 E. Walnut. . , .. and the rear entrance from the The refreshments will honor parking lot to the lobby will be I National Caller Selmar Hov- closed. land, Wagon Mount, N. M., and The new walk-up window will his bride, the former Ada Schil- j f ea ture an endorsement counter. ling. be the top student in charge of the organization and functioning of the cadet wing. This includes training of more than 1000 basic cadets in the program. The training is done through Noncommissioned Officer and Officer Training Program special schools. Officers appointed to assist McAuliffe are executive officer— Phillip C. Shehi, Wichita; administrative staff officer —Lester M. Town, Paola; opera- * * The couple will be given ai | guest book signed by those at- Finishes Course membership chrive, will be] Wednesday, at 6:45 pm in the 4H building. The banquet All square dancers are invited. is open to the OB Parele understand three of the! boys have been listed as miss- freight train Mondar and was whirled Into a ditch 43 fee away. Kept Ticking The mechanical device which public, and tickets are available) at the four Salina banks and the YMCA. The cost is $1.50 for students and $2 for adults. Lowell Shottenkirk has been named "big boss" and Dusty Rhoads, assistant "big boss" for this up. ing persons from Springfield, regulates heart-beat by electri- and five of them are on parole," cal impulses operated satisfactorily throughout the Incident, a the youths j hospital spokesman said. Meloy told highway patrol' man Rondell Fewell he saw the Johnston said. The sheriff said could not remember exactly where all the service stations were, but admitted breaking into five in or near Kansas City and one about 50 milea from Kansas City Saturday night, one in Ensign and one in Satanta in otithwest Kansas on Sunday ight. They had change, candy, cig rets and cigars in their car, ohnston said. year's membership round- Gambler's Luck Works For Him Stanley Sacks, 1443 Haven, rep- ,resentative of the E. M. Boyce Agency for Mutual of Omaha and United of Omaha, has been awarded a certificate of proficiency for successful completion of a course in advanced life insurance underwriting. support the fight against heart disease. In other business, the Commission approved on second reading four ordinances: 1) Longevity pay for city court employes including judge, marshal and clerk, 2) Longevity pay for fire and police department employes, 3) lateral sewer for block 9, replat of Faith addition, and 4) lateral sewer for lots 1 to 16 on College Ave., ' lota 1 to 10 on W. Place, lot 45 on University St. and lot 42 on State, all in replat of part of Selection for the command is made by the faculty, with final choice resting with the air science professor. The over-all character and standing of the individual are considered. A high academic record and an out standing record in all phases o: the advanced ROTC training program are required. As commander, McAuliffe wil tions officer — Gary R. McSain, Delphos; assistant operations officer — Kevin B. Farrell, Appleton, Wis.; wing inspector —James S. Doornbos, El Dorado personnel officer — William R. Jacobs, Holton; assistant personnel officer — Donald J. Gagnon, Grainfield; information officer — James H. Chilcott, Hugoton. University addition. Placed on first reading was a| petition for paving of an alley Nancy Sfacf/er And John Martin Reign At Dance east of Hancock to Franklin. from Venago rain approaching but thought he could make it across the tracks. Meloy has worn the heart deice for several years. He reportedly was one of the first Radio Aide Charlene Swedenburg, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Charle Swedenburg, 315 Rahm, i spring semester program direc tor of Creighton University' campus radio station, KOCU. Oklahomans to be fitted such an instrument. with This year's goal Is 1500 members, 30ft more than last year. The banquet speaker will be ames N. Jeffrey, executive di- ector of the Fellowship of Chris an Athletes. The Y will present its annual outh Award to a Salina busi essman who has helped youth activities during the past year Jack Parr, former All-Ameri can basketball player and member of the FCA, will be master of eremonies. Seniors Taking Examinations As their college careers draw to a close, eighty Kansas Wes leyan University seniors af« tak ing graduate record examina tions. They began Tuesday an will be completed Thursday. Meat Imports Are Restricted A "Voluntary" Plan Children Die In Home Fire WICHITA AP — Three children suffocated in a fire at thrir home while their mother was shopping at a nearby grocery store Monday. . The mother, Mrs. Barbara Williams, 24. discovered the nmoldering blaze when she re- timed home. Suffering shock and hysteria, she was taken to * hospital. The children were Glno and By Drew PearsoM President Johnson, a Texas cattleman, has been on the spot regarding the imports of Australian and New Zealand meat. The result is a "voluntary" curb on meat from the Antipodes which is being put into effect this week. The "voluntary" curb, however is anything but that. It has been forced on the Australians and New Zealanders at a lime when U. S. manufacturers ar* selling more goods to both countries than at any other time in history and at R time when Of Exposure KANSAS CITY, Kas. (AP) - NEW YORK tffl — Frank Costello, onetime reported czar of the New York rackets, says he's •pretty happy" about the U. S. Exposure caused the death of a Supreme Court ruling that he's 52-year-old woman whose body not a deportable alien. "But," was fovmd in a snow covered he adds. "I always was op ti- back yard a few blocks from mistic." j her home Monday, Celebrate? No," he told Foreign Tongues At Marymount Coroner Ralph J. Rettenmaier said. Winfield Home Is Blasted podes it would set a preceden for further restrictions against chickens and other U. S. furm products by France and Germany. Actually, Agriculture Department economists, headed by Willard Cochrane, have argued that the drop in American treat prices- this year is due to over production by American cattle men; not the importation o' meat from Australia and New Zealand. Ne Competition Tuesday, Feb. IS— WINFIELD, Kan. (AP) —An explosion rocked a home tn Winfield this morning but the occupants—Mr. and Mrs. Robert Campbell and their two preschool age children — were not hurt. The explosion blew out all the windows and shook the walls loose, but there was no fire. The fire department said the blast apparently was caused by an accumulation of gas. The famrly was awakened by the explosion. reporter Monday, a few hours after the court handed down its decision. "I'm through, I'm through," he said, without indicating whether he referred to his legal battles with the federal government or his retirement from the underworld. The 73 - year - old gambler- racketeer said ha was "grateful to the great American Supreme Court" that halted government moves to send him back to his native Italy. "I always thought myself an American, and I am," he added. The court decision showed that his gambler's luck was still going strong. She was Mrs. Marguerite A. Pope. Dr. Rettenmaier said an autopsy showed a concentration of alcohol in the blood and no evidence of injury or disease. He said she had been lying in the snow about 12 hours. Trial Motion Is Overruled A motion for a new trial on the issue of damages was over- niled by Judge John I. Young in Saline County district court in the case of Ray S. Walker against the Fleming Motor Co. A jury had awarded Walker damages of $989 on his claim of damages. Nancy Stadler and John Martin were crowned queen and king Monday at the annual Sweetheart Dance for Salina high school Y-Teens and Hi-Y members and the guests. The danee was In the school I gymnasium which was decorated in a Valentine motif with red and white crepe paper A drive-In modern language 1 streamers and a throne at the conference will be held at east e nd. Marymount College from 4 pm -ph e fcj n g was crowned by to 8:45 Thursday. Participants Betty Kastner, president of the drive in from the Salina area. Y-Teens, and Steve Walsh, Hi-Y Sponsored by the Kansas president, crowned Miss Stad- State Department of Public In- h er . struction and Marymount, the conference is entitled, "Planning and Utilizing the Language Laboratory." Conference consultant will be Ermal Garinger, modern language consultant for the state department of public instruction. The conference is designed for secondary school administers and language teachers. Sister Francis Ellen Riordan, Marymount modern language chairman, will serve as college coordinator. "The Beatles". The group consisted of Ted Coffman, Steve Walsh, Dick Gregory and Mike jam one. Other candidates for queen were Kathy Engstrom and Aland were ison Heath. John Tis'iale Larry Bredengard also Approximately 360 students attended. Music for dancing was provided by a McPherson dance band, and intermission entertainment was furnished by a vocal trio composed of David Spangler and Steve and Kathy Burns. The trio which is called the "Starbounders", sang folk songs. Answer Beatles Following the trio, four students presented then- answer to nominated for king. Jerilyn Lisman presented corsages and boutonniers to tha candidates. Miss Stadler, Martin and the other candidates participated In a spotlight dance following the crowning. The "royalty" was selected by vote of students who attended the dance. Prizes Gregory and Peggy Spalsbury won door prizes. Members of the SHS Photography Club took couples' pictures during the dance as a club project. Miss Stadler is the daughter 1 Mr. and Mrs. John G. Stadler, 415 Sunset. Dr. and Mrs. 0. L. Martin, 715 E. Republic, are John's parents. They both are seniors. Gina, 5 - month Anthony, J. old twins, and Police said her husband, Ed- wurd Williami, began serving » 10-year prison sentence in Jan nary of 1962 allnr a conviction for "felonious assuiilt on his wife. the grandstanding war threats of Indonesia's Preside'nt Sukar- no makes relations between the USA and the two English-speaking dominions closer perhaps than their relations with Lon don. Effect I» Eorepe The Johnson Administration was also advised by Chris Herter, Secretary o! State under Eisenhower, not to curb Aussie and New Zealand meat because of the effect on American farm shipment* to Kurty*. Herier has been working under John son to ease our tariff problem with the Common Market, am Australian and New tnent white important College Finally Into City Limits General Found With Dead Wife NEW YORK (AP)-A retired Air Force general, victim of a mysterious shooting in Oklahoma last year, was found mumbling incoherently and suffering from malnutrition in a hotel suite in which his wife lay dead. The officer. Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Gent Jr., 52, is a West Pointer who flew 4ft missions over Europe daring World War ATCHISON'. Kan. (AP)— After ill. He was taken to a veterans 106 years, St. Benedicts College hospital, and its campus will be brought 1 His wife, Louis?, M, dSed of into the city of Atchison. City Manager Al Thelen said natural causes, a medical examiner ruled today. An autopsy Monday an ordinance to annex j showed she dted of hardening Zealanc) j the campus s relatively Insignificant com- ared to the vast U. S. market. Th« grass-fed cows and bulls aiscd "down under" produce a ow Shc was slabbed six limes Oct. i argued that if we restricted 14, 1961, in a cnfe. jmeat imports from the Ant to them grounds reading and monastery i of the arteries and coronary oc will be Riven a first elusion. at a city commission j A preliminary examination Feb. 24. The move fol- indicated she had been dead al- Angry Admiral Seals Pipeline GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (AP)—Irked by charges that the Guantanamo Naval Base had stolen water from a Cuban pipeline, Rear Adm. John D. Buikeley issued an order to 'cut the damn thing tn half.' So while Cuban military guards watched, four Cuban workmen on the base Monday severed the 14-inch iina from the Yaterw Reservoir. Cmi Off Until Feb. 6 two million gal- loni had flowed over the pipeline each day. Then the Cubans Clothing For Children Subject For Homemakers Christine Wiggins, Manhattan, discussed "Selecting Clothes for Pre-School Children" at a Tuesday afternoon public meeting at the 4H Building. She is Extension specialist in clothing and textiles at Kansas State University. Tha meeting was sponsored by the Saline County Extension Home Economics. Mrs. Harry F. McMurtray Saline County home economics pre-register, the meeting will be epeated at 7 pm. A list of articles needed by those taking part may be ob- .ained by contacting the home economics office. agent, was in charge. Growth, self-help features and sizing were features of the dis turned off the water, but thelcussion. pipeline stayed in place. Now the base Is completely independent of Cuban water supplies. Broadcasts the past few days over Havana Radio have the Americans water from the were grade ftf lean, unlender US«d !n American ham- Wetnert and sausage It is not really com- lows several months of conferences between the city and col- ege officials. i With corn - fattened American bwf. ttftWeVtr, pressure a I the Till* House from the cattle states has been strong; H> de spite the Johnson fact that recently Preskten appointed most a week when a hotel em- ploye entered the couple's Under the plan, the wilt continue to control streets of the campus, at three-room college' Marinkiue J. thejployc the I lying suite at the Hotel Saturday. The em- found Mrs. Gent's body between twin beds and northeast edge of the city. jthc general sitting next to her Thelen said minor financial gains will be realized by the city and the college The college will get lower water rates and will have the benefit of a lower rale lighting contract. The city, on the floor. Police, found two bottles of sedatives—one empty — near Mrs. Gent's body. There was an ample supply of food and beverages in the M»J. Gen. Themes Gent I charged I stealing 1 line. The salty admiral said I made the decision to cut ptpeline after Secretary of the [Navy Paul Nitre asked him In pipe- he the On Display Both boys' and girls' clothing was on display and were used as illustrations in the lecture Participating firms were Pen ney's, Sears, the Roberts Shop Maternity-Heir Shop and Youl Fair. Instrument Workshop Set ally wounded in his quarters at whether there was any truth Tinker Air Force Base tear Cuba's charges. Oklahoma City. No ^^ • Arrest "I told him we had not cheat- Less than 24 hours before, ed or stolen Mrs. Gent had been arrested]ley told a after an auto accident. She was! "We haven't accepted and will anything," Bulke- news conference. charged with and assaulting resisting arrest a policeman. The Ah- Force wound—cnuscd by said Gent's a .25 caliber not accept Cuba." any water from Sewing Machine Next The Saline County Home Economics will sponsor an interest meeting on "Clean- ng and Adjusting Sewing Machines" beginning at 10 am Friday at the 411 Building. Harold Stover and John True, Extension agricultural engineers at K-State, will conduct the meeting. Mrs. McMurtray will be in charge. Tankers are bringing water from the United States until de- Miss Esther Peterson as con sumer advisor to keep price down the Australians and New taxes Zealanders wore told to "vol untarily" restrict imports. Thden said will benefit through • hmiseVecping suite, police said. 1 automatic - was self-inflicted. I salii^.tfon plants can increased population in state; Last June 24 the general, then.The Air Force did not say if " »«- —' ""- - f shared on n per capita' commander of the 32nci North; was accidental or intentional basis and in utillly franchise { American Air Defense Com-j The Gents taxes. Irr.and Region, was found critic-i the hotel here Feb. 2. All homcmakers and career women in Salina and Saline County may participate. Pre-rcgistrntion at the home economics office in the l^st office is not necessary bul would had checked into Ihc three-unit plant is scheduled j be helpful. An instrumentation workshop and seminar will be conducted Beckman Instruments Inc.. Los Angeles, Calif., at Marymount College Friday and Saturday. Beckman Instruments are used for analytical work in business, industry, education, medicine, and the military. Marymount uses a Beckman ultraviolet spectrophotometer in the cancer and heart research projects now underway in the Extension college chemistry department. Sister Mary Grace. Warinc, chemistry department chairman. Is coordinator for the workshop and seminar. be built it! over the- next year at a cost o • $10 million. The first unit of to be in operation in 23 weeks. J U enough yoiinu homomakcvs Plan Conference Diane Percival, Ttaeott, baa been appointed chairma* of • committee to plan a student Leadership Confereaca in May at Kansas Wesleyan. She is tha daughter o( Mr. and Mrs. Del- beri. Percival, Serving with her will be $h«v ila Lisman, 1011 S. SanU Kr Dennis Parsons, Claflin; atid Susan Sullivan, Wichita.

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