The Leavenworth Times from Leavenworth, Kansas on August 26, 1952 · Page 7
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THE LEAVENWORTH TIMES, TUESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 26,1952. Police Call Miami Death Mercy Killing MIAMI; Fla. OH — A -retired grocer stabbed big 18-year-old invalid daughter to death with a butcher knife Monday and later explained to police: "I couldn't stand to see her suffer any more." Police called the slaying of Adela Moskal a "mercy killing." Detective Charles Sa'pp said John Moskal led officers to the body oi his daughter in the bathroom of their apartment and said: "My girl is all right now." The detective said Moskal related that while his wife Mary was out. shopping, he led the girl into the bathroom and plunged the knife twice into her breast "Before my baby's birth," Sapp quoted the 57-year-old father, "my wife injured herself by falling against the corner of a counter. The baby was never normal. "There was a soft spot in her head and the doctors said something about a nerve not protected and every time it made oontacl with other parts of the brain it drove her crazy. "This nerve made contact 15 or 20 times an hour, all her life. My wife and I couldn't stand to see her that way. We sent her to specialists but they told us she would never be any better." Sapp said Moskal told him: "I won't be around much longer and I did not want my wife to bear the burden alone." Moskal related that it was necessary for his wife and him to bathe and feed their daughter, that the girl was never able to do anything for herself. Tola Clinches KOM Pennant By The Associated PreM lola mathematically clinched the KOM league pennant Monday by capturing a doubleheader from Blackwell while second-place Fonca City dropped a game to Independence. Tola stands 9% games in front of its nearest rival and both teams have only 9 games left on the schedule. Playoffs start September 4. The big fight should be over sec. ond place in the final standings. Ponca City is 1H games ahead of third-place Miami and definitely has an easier homestretch, facing Blackwell and Pittsburg. Miami has games "scheduled with only lo- la. • lola won its games last night 11„ 10 and 9-6. A four-run rally in the eighth on a lead - off homer by Woody Fair, a double, two walks and an error, put the opener away. Andy Varga lost the nightcap for Blackwell despite a five hitter. He was wild, walking 14. Miami is at lola Tuesday night, Pittsburg is at Ponca City and Blackwell is at Independence. Standings W L Pet. lola 73 Ponca city 64 Miami 63 51 .553 Pittsburg 54 61 Blackwell 51 66 Independence 43 74 CARNIVAL By Dick Turnet T. M.«•(.«. S. PttOfr. •pr. 1952 by KEA Service, tne. rented shop so he built his own— and he works there still. His original barber chair for children is also still in service. "Ut'» paint th* town nament began Aug. 15 and is expected to wind up about Sept. 1 Other undefeated teams are the Brooke Army Medical Center of San Antonio, Tex., and Camp At- :erbury, Ind. Camp Atterbury had its toughest ;ame of the tournament Monday night, edging the El Paso, Tex., Alpine Cowboys 7-6. The Cowboys scored three runs in the last of he ninth and had the tying run on base when they made their final out Two other service teams also turned in victories. Ft. Dix, N. J., eliminated Pittsfield, Mass., 3-0, and moved into the fourth round. Irv Palica, who pitched for the Brooklyn Dodgers before entering iie Army, was the winning hurler. Ft Ord, Calif., ousted Crossville, Tenn., 7-2, and also advanced into the fourth round. cers noticed the two fishermen, and a fast launch raced to warn them. But the torpedo went three times round the fishermen's dinghy in diminishing circles before titey were able to maneuver out of danger. The big ''tin fish" was not charged, but it would have smashed their 'wooden boat. BARBER STILL CLIPPING SPRING CITY, Pa. (ff)—Joseph Thomas was surprised recently when he read about a man who said he was country's oldest active barber who is more than 83 and has been in business about 60 years. Thomas was surprised because he has been clipping heads here for 68 years and is 85. He started as a barber in 1884 and four years later'went in business for himself. In 1900 he had to vacate his chair 43 53 .629 .547 .470 .436 .368 Two Unbeaten in Non-Pro Tourney WICHITA IB — Two of the four teams still unbeaten in the national non-pro baseball tournament meet in Tuesday night's feature contest of a three-game card. The Ft. Leonard Wood Hilltop- pers play Ft. Myer, Va., Colonials in the fourth round of the lengthy double elimination meet. The tour- Urzetta Man To Beat in Canadian By JACK HEWINS VANCOUVER,'B. C. Iffl — Defending Champion Walt McElroy of j, Vancouver and some other late starters got into the act today, re- alifing the man to beat in the 1952 edition of the Canadian Amateur Golf Tournament is the slugger from East Rochester, N. Y., Sammy Urzetta. McElroy drew a bye in yesterday's opening round. So did Billy Campbell, the tall politican from Huntington, W. Va., and Bill Mawhinney of Vancouver, the 1950 champ. Doubts increased that Mawhinney would be able to drag himself to the first tee for his scheduled match with George Andrews of Victoria. He has been in the hospital with a back ailment. Jim Tom Blair of Jefferson City, Mo., was also scheduled to get into the party against Dave Easton of Edmonton, Alta., after byeing Monday. TIN FISH' SCARES FISHERMEN SYDNEY, Australia ffi—A circl-j ing test torpedo gave two bewildered anglers the fright of their lives. The 21-inch torpedo, fired from the Royal Australian Navy's testing range, was adjusted so that it would circle round the testing range. As the torpedo was fired, offi- FOR XOUR HOME... CRANE LAVATORIES HATUMI TOU'll LIKI Easilygrasptd * Waiting to replace an old lavatory? Sec these two Crane beau- ties.They're gleaming white, easy to clean, with features you'll like, including Grant Dial-tie controls. Buill-m, alf- * Jr*i*l*f out } UtffTttStOH ' THI C1ANI NiUDAY. 4-im. tbtl/lttk. SosH dfprtu**, Diil-eie contrail. Sintli Ipout. Dtrtcl lift wailf. Tun sim: 19 * 17 in, f*J Ditlimctiat J Crmmt Paul • Dtiip, : THI dANI RHOMU. 6-1*. tack. Seat JipTitiK*. Ditl- t» tontralt. Si*glf spoft. Dirtcl lift will*. Sin; Wxltm. Fight Rages Once More on Bunker Hill SEOUL, Korea, (m— United Nations infantrymen threw back their furious Chinese Communist assaults on Bunker Hill on the Korea Western front Monday nighl and early Tuesday. A U. S. Eighth Army officer estimated a third' of the 800-men Red force was killed or wounded. The fighting raged nearly eight hours.. At some points troops close to hand-to-hand combat on the muddy slopes soaked by six inches of rain in the past 48 hours. U. N. tanks and artillery kept up a steady barrage throughout the night in reply to Red artillery. U. S. B-29 bombers again raided supply and communication centers near the hard- hit North Korean capital of Pyongyang. It was a continuation of the U. N. plan to hit the Reds where it hurts worst —their supply dumps. The U. S. Eighth Army disclosed that U. N. guards wounded 38 prisoners of war Aug. 11 in putting down three demonstrations among "known Communist troublemakers" in a POW pen on Koje Island off South Korea. In Tokyo, Gen. Mark W. Clark announced he had reorganized his Far East Command Headquarters to give the Navy and Air Force an almost equal voice with the Army in overall planning and policy, including direction of ih^ Korean war and armistice talks. Under generals MacArthur and Ridgway, air force and navy staff officer! played relatively minor roles in the Far East Command. Nationwide Threat Of Elevator Strike KANSAS CITY «l — A union official said Monday that a nationwide walkout of elevator workers may occur as a result of difficulties over a contract with operators of 15 Kansas City terminal elevators. The 300 men who- stayed off the job here Monday returned to work Tuesday while awaiting the outcome of the regional Wage Stabilization Board's action on the local contract. Sam Ming, Minneapolis, President of the American Federation ol Grain Millers (AFL), said a national "protest holiday" might be taken by its members if the board's action is unfavorable to the union. The regional board, which approved the 15-cent hourly wage increase in the local contract last week, was scheduled to reconsider the case Tuesday afternoon «t the request of an industry member, David W. Hill Jr: Hill said he voted last week in favor of the contract, but asked for the reconsideration after receiving calls from elevator companies in other cities. He said those companies told him the Kansas City contract was affecting negotiations with their local unions. Hill said he believed the Kansas City contract should be considered by the national WSB "because It is more than a regional issue." Local 16 negotiated the contract with elevator operators here June 30 after a brief strike threatened to tie up the industry just as the record Kansas wheat crop started flooding to market. When you are baking cake or cookies have the shortening used at room temperature. To measure he shortening accurately, pack it Stands to reason its your best gin buy J. L. 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The "one-armed bandits" were seized by federal agents and wer* to have been sunk at sea. Herbert Willey, salvage officer for the Boston Chamber of Commerce, interceded Monday with the suggestion they be used for scrap metal to help detente efforts. Paul G. Carney, National Production Authority agent, agreed it was a good idea. LOST CHILDREN ON TV LONDON W—Lost children win be TV stars at Britain's big radio exhibition opening here Wednesday. youngsters who turn up looking for mama will be televised on screens around the Exhibition HalL That, the exhibition's organizers hope, will put an end to thoM long and tearful interviews to find" out the children's names and will spetd the family reunions. SUBSCRIBE FOR THE TIMES DUNNS Conveniently Located Just 1% Miles East Ft. Leavenworth— LIQUOR STORE HOURS: Mon. thru Fri, 8 AM-11.-30 PM. Sat, 8 AM-12:00 Midnitt SERVICE STATION HOURS: € AM - 11:30 Daily. 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