The Leavenworth Times from Leavenworth, Kansas on September 10, 1952 · Page 5
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Leavenworth, Kansas
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Wednesday, September 10, 1952
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Army Housing In Japan Was Big Headache Trouble in Japan really began for Chris Gilkeson when wives and families of officers and enlisted men began arriving in 1946.. Gilkeson related some of his experiences to members of the Kiwanis Club Tuesday. Shortly before his speech, Gilkeson, new partner in Hutto-Gilkeson Nash Motors, Dale Sharp, owner of Dale Sharp Pontiac, and Ralph Wilson, director of elementary education for Leavenworth public schools, were inducted as new members of the club. Wilson was vice president of the Emporia Kiwanis Club before coming to Leavenworth.. Gilteson's job was providing housing for all general grade officers in the Tokyo area. He told of getting houses from the wealthy Japanese and fixing them up for American generals. Some took 560, 000 to $70,000 in repairs before they were fit for a general. Servants were another problem, he said. The rule was one servant for the officer and his wife and one for each child. He said he had to ask one general why he had 74 servants. The general insisted he had only about 15 or 18. But, said Gilkeson, the Japanese Imperial government had 74 persons on its payroll as servants for the general. After lining all the servants up and counting them, the general actually had 77. "But," Gilkeson explained, "sve cut him down about 40." Once, the former major related, the wife of a general called up and ordered silver service for 12 people for dinner the following Saturday. Not only did she give the number, but she gave the pattern she wanted. "And I got it," Gilkeson said. Men of the Leavenworth Country Club will hear Col. Eugene Fields, Fort Leavenworth, talk about Korea at a smoker at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. A buffet dinner will precede the talk. Rodenburg Grocery, 501 N. 4th, open 'til 10 every night—(Adv.) Dr. E. R. Koontz, Chiropractor, 514V« Delaware, Ph. 350.—(Adv.) Cecil E. Cooper, 1030 Metropolitan, yesterday evening reported to the police department that two chrome hubcaps were taken from his Hudson car while parked Monday evening at Hay Market square. Leavenworth Fish Market, 704 So. 3th, Open Thurs. noon, Sept. 11. Full line of fresh water and ocean fish, seafoods. Ph. 4325.—(Adv.) Picture framing, £.tar Studio.— (Adv.) Commissioner Arthur Murphy woefully commented last night that all the squeezing in the city budget had been done in his waterworks and street lighting department. He got no sympathy, just Rank played a big part In the life of Gilkeson in Japan. If a brigadier general had a particular piece of furniture and a major general decided he wanted it, he got it And Gilkeson also had trouble seeing that a major general had as many or more servants than a brigadier general and as nice a place to live. Gilkeson said he had a part in opening a housing development for enlisted men in Tokyo. About that time some congressmen came through and a few officers wives cornered them and complained. ''We almost had a congressional investigation on our hands," he said. But shortly thereafter the officers whose wives complained 'were transferred to Korea, he added. Gilkeson several times paid tribute to General MacArthur who got "a raw deal from a certain party in this country." He insisted MacArthur was a "square-shooter." To prove his point he told of a general officer who tried to get his family into Japan a month ward ahead of its scheduled arrival. Because in doing that he would be cutting some other family out, MacArthur ordered a six - month delay in me family's arrival. Most businessmen sitting at the luncheon seemed to find little humor in me story of 70 servants for generals even if, as Gilkeson pointed out, the Japanese government paid for them. They asked what all those servants did. One man wondered if the general wim 40 servants had 39 children. Gilkeson said he really enjoyed his tour of duty in Japan. "I'll have to confess I never had it so good." Guests at the meeting were John Gee, new Red Cross chapter sec- refary, and Ray Banner, Kansas City. Marshall in France To Inspect Cemeteries LE HAVRE, France W — Gen. George C. Marshall, former U. S. secretary of state and wartime chief of staff, arrived in France today for an inspection tour of American military cemeteries. He is chairman of the America City 1 Battle Monuments Commission. Marshall will inspect cemeteries in Belgium, Holland, Italy and possibly in North Africa. to laughs. Wanted—Experienced girl typist, full or part time. Smith Bros.— (Adv.) Rent a new car or truck by hour, day or longer. Bowman Car Rental, 714 Del., Ph. 876.—(Adv.) We were upbraiding Glen Patterson, principal of Leavenworth Junior High School, because two of his junior high students didn't know anything about Leonardo da Vinci. "That's nothing," laughed Patterson, "Some of them don't even know who I am.' Orientation Week Starts at St. Mary Thirteen freshmen and one upperclassman from Leavenworth are taking part in orientation week which began today at St. Mary College. More than 300 St. Mary women, 140 of whom, are freshmen, are expected to participate. Leavenworth girls who will attend are Marlene Ann Baker, Rethamarie Chmidling, Mary Ann Donovan, Constance Lee Doebele, Jacqueline Garner, Agnes Forge, Loretta Ann Miller, Joan Marie Ozarkiewitz, Rozella Rogers, Katherine Ann Rector, Rose Marie Spinner, Lorraine Medill, Dolores Mayer, Darlyne Schmidling, all freshmen, and sophomore Alberta Baltz. The college orientation week is Welcome! The opening of the Roadena Club, 743 Metro., free dance, Thurs., Sept. 11, 9 to 12 P. M., Andy Melburn and Orchestra. Fried chicken and steak our specialty.—(Adv.) All metal toy space port for the youngsters. Reyburn Hdw. Co. — (Adv.) Mrs. Jack Floyd has petitioned for restoration of her maiden name, Geraldine C. Eisenring, in a divorce action filed yesterday in district court. She alleged her husband has been guilty of gross neglect of duty since their marriage April 29 at Wichita. Homer Davis prepared her petition. Lost — Leather Billfold Sat. In town. Pat Malay, Ph. 2568, Ke[.—(Adv.) If you don't get your Times by 6:15 p. m., call 26. Give your name and address, and one will be delivered to you. Pleasa do not call before 6:15 or later than 7 p. m. On Sundays call between 8:30 and 9:30 a. m. For a change of address call before 2 p. m. Fort Leavenworth subscribers call S. L. Olsen, Ph. Ft Leav. 22234. Schuman Plan Nations Endorse Steel, Coal Plan LUXEMBOURG CITY (B —Foreign ministers of the six Schuman Plan nations last night endorsed a French-Italian proposal to develop the European steel and coal community into a political federation. The ministers approved the general outline of the plan which calls for the common assembly of the pool powers to draft a basis for such a federation by next March 10—six months from now. ELECT MODERATOR HIAWATHA, Kas. (9) — The Rev. J. Wilbur Patterson, Kansas , Kas., was elected moderator of the Presbytery of'Topeka and Highland here Tuesday. Representatives of 70 Presbyterian churches attended the autumn meeting. FUNNY BUSINESS By Hershberger Mrs. Annie Beck ^THE LEAVENWOBTH TIMES, Wednesday Evening, September 10,1952. "If Number Four wins my books balance!" TBETS SERVICE Funeral service for William A. Teets, who died Sunday at Oklahoma City, will be Friday at 10 a.m. at .the graveside in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. The Rev. Joseph Selting will officiate. Rosaries will be said Thursdy evening as follows: Knights oi Columbus at 7:00 p.m.; friends at 7:30 p.m., and Daughters of Isabella at 8:00 p.m. The body wil be at the Sumpter Funeral Chapel from Thursday morning until time of service. REJECT POWER INCREASE WASHINGTON UP) — The Communications Commission has denied an application by Station KJAY, Topeka, Kas., to increase night-time power from one kilowatt to five kilowatts. The station operates on night power of Died Early Today Mrs. Annie Sophia Beck, 81, lifetime resident of Leavenworth, died early this morning at Gushing Memorial Hospital following an illness of about three weeks. Born July 3, 1871, in Leavenworth, she was a daughter of Ignatius and Paulina Dischak. May 7,' 1897, in Kansas City, Mo. she married Howard Beck. She was a member of the Old Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Church. Surviving is her husband, Howard Beck Sr. of the home, 1007 Ottawa; one daughter, Mrs. Mae Stevens of Venice, Calif.; one son, Howard Beck Jr., 1017 Pottawatomie; one sister, Mrs. Pauline Bales, 1030 Kiovva, and five grandchildren. Funeral service will be Friday at 8:30 a.m. at the Old Cathedral with the Rev. William T. J. Bo- land officiating. Interment will be in the family lot in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Friends will assemble Thursday night at 8:15 p.m. at the Sumpter Funeral Chapel for a rosary service. FATAL CAB ACCIDENT WAMEGO, Kas. (St — A motor car fatally injured James E. Deters, 51, of Cawker City, Kas., near here late Tuesday. The highway patrol said Deters parked his car and was walking across U. S. Highway 24-40 to buy a watermelon when he was hit by a car driven by Orrin E. Lewis of Belleville, Kas. NATIONAL BANK CALL WASHINGTON ISl — The comptroller of the currency Wednesday issued a call for a statement of the condition of all national banks at the close of business Friday, Sept. 5. Britain's schools 6f law, called the Inns of Court, have the exclusive right to admit British lawyers to the bar. SERVICE THIS AFTERNOON Funeral service for Louis D. Hughey, who died at Wadsworth, was held today at 2 p.m. at the Protestant chapel at Wadsworth. Interment was in the. cemetery there. The Sumpter Funeral Chapel was in charge of the service. About 7,000 acres in North Carolina are planted in cucumber each year. -LUC? *^uiit'£d UA J^uiAun/ii. t«\.v.n *a ----- i ------- — «-• •* aimed to help freshmen and up- one kilowatt, but uses five kilo- perclassmen to know each other. Among the activities scheduled: registering, enrolling and meeting student activity board counsellors today; tour of the campus and meeting personnel directors, Thursday; each new freshman will watts by. day. RICKETSON'S Fifth Ave. MM. 5th Ave. and Spruce CASH—CARRY—CHARGE NO DELIVERIES G&H SUGAR 10-990 Leavenworth BREAD 2 - 250 PURE LARD ......™ 150 NECKBONES....» 180 Colored OLEO -250 PORK SIDE « 530 HAMBURGER.... - 590 Meyer'i New Frozen Dessert— FREEZE 'JS SLEEPING SICKNESS SPREADS PUSAN, Korea Iff) — Encephali- is, a type of sleeping- sickness, has taken the lives of 78 South Koreans in the first nine days of . , ,, . AXVSJ. t^ana Hi ii*c J.uoi» .LUIIC viaja \JL S1 UPPeman September, the health ministry said Wednesday. In Pusan, the crowded provisional capital, 10 deaths were recorded. Friday. School will officially open with the celebration of the Mass of the Holy Spirit in. Annunciation chapel Sunday. Classes will actually begin Friday. Dr. Arthur M. Murphy, president, will welcome the students at a buffet supper Sunday. DOG FOOD .. 3 cans 250 MUSTARD GREENS £ Cam 29C WIENERS ........ - 490 SALT JOWLS ....^230 SLAB BACON .... <> 690 LEGAL NOTICES Left at Altar, Stages Sit Down. Protest FT. WAYNE, Ihd. W) — Red- iaired Mrs. Matie Gerding, 23, staged a sit-down protest Tuesday in front of her reluctant fiance's lonie—until police intervened. She protested he left her stranded at the altar Saturday for what law *° r / u , ch t1 ? pr 2 lvem « nt , , , submitted to the Board of v-«m.n*.>- WOUld have been her second mar- sioners requesting that the aforesaid riaee improvements be made, to-wit: the ,..,'... . , ,. curbing, guttering, grading, paving "All I want IS an explanation," i and otherwise improving Ottawa She insisted as police persuaded Street from the Atchison, Topeka and *^ r Santa Fe Railroad tracks west approximately 600 feet. BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF LEAVENWORTH, KANSAS: 70 World Section 1. That it is hereby declared 1 necesssary to curb, gutter, grade, pave RESOLUTION RESOLUTION DECLARING IT NECESSARY TO CURB. GUTTER, GRADE. PAVE AND OTHERWISE IMPDOVE OTTAWA STREET FROM THE ATCHISON, TOPEKA AND SANTA FE RAILROAD TRACKS, WEST APPROXIMATELY 600 FEET, IN THE CITY OP ' LEAVENWORTH. KANSAS. AND REQUIRING THE CONSULTING ENGINEER OF THE CITY OF LEAVENWORTH, KANSAS. TRUMAN SCHLUP, TO PREPARE PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS AND PRELIMINARY ESTIMATES THEREOF TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY FOR ITS APPROVAL. WHEREAS, the petition required by GROUND BEEF .. " 790 POTATO SALAD " 470 T-Bone Steak ' $1.15 Sirloin Steak .... '» 980 GRAPEFRUIT JUICE ler to leave. VETERAN DIES George L. Burgess, War I veteran, died yesterday at the VA Center at Wadsworth. He made his residence at 216% South 3rd St., Leavenworth. Mr. Burgess was formerly employed by the railroad. Funeral service will be Thursday morning at 10 a.m. at and otherwise improve Ottawa Street from the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad tracks west approximately 600 feet, in the City of Leavenworth, Kansas. Section 2. The cost of the improvement described in section one shall be borne by the owners of the land liable for special asssessment therefor ,1 •r^i.-j.i, -.tTTTji which special assessments shall be the Protestant chapel at Wads- levied to pay the cost of said improve- worth With Chaplain E. C. Rode-lment as by law provided. horst officiating. Interment will be in the National Cemetery at Fort Leavenworth with the Sumpter Funeral Chapel'in charge of service. KILLED ON MOTORCYCLE FORD, Kas. (3V — A skidding motorcycle threw its driver under the wheels of a cattle truck and he was killed instantly Tuesday. The victim was Orville Leon Kitch, 17, son of Mrs. Ross O. Kitch, Pierceville, Kas. • The accident occurred a mile east of here as Kitch was traveling to a new job on a dere. ranch near Belvi- SUBSCRIBE FOR THE TIMES THERE OUGHTA BE A LAW By Fagaly and Shorten WORMWOOD! HAVEN'T VOU EVEN STARTED TO GET READY SET? uT THAT WAS BEFORE HE GOT TV. — CUESS WHO'S ALWAVS HOLDING-UP THE PARADE NOW! IME WAS WHEN WORMWOOD BLEW FUSES WAITING- FOR HIS MISSUS ID GET READV FOR AN EVENING OUT. FOR CREEPS SAKE .STEP ON IT.WILLVA! YOU'VE BEEN PRIMPING- FOR HOURS: COME ON LET'S GO. 1 AW WHAT'S THE RUSH?I GOTTA SEE A COUPLE MORE INNINGS OF THIS GAME.' STOP HECKLING ME! I CAN'T HURRY WHEN YOU MAKE ME NERVOUS: ANONYMOUS. PLAINFIELP; N.V. ' Section 3. That the Consulting Engineer of the City of Leavenworth, Kansas, Truman Schlup, shall prepare plans and specifications for said improvements and preliminary estimates of the cost thereof, which plans, specifications and preliminary estimates shall be presented to this Board for its approval. Section 4. That the City Clerk shall cause proper publication of this resolution to be made for six days in The Leavenworth Times, a daily newspaper which is the official newspaper of the City of Leavenworth, Kansas, and that this resolution shall be effective from and aftar the sixth publication therein. Adopted at Leavenworth, Kansas, this 2nd day of September. 1952. Ted L. Sexton, Mayor ATTEST: J. C. Walker, City Clerk. (SEAL) Passed & Approved: Sept. 2, 1952 (First insertion Sept. 5. 1952) (The Leavenworth Times 6t) You Will Get The "Best" In Prescription Service At WEBER'S PRESCRIPTION SHOP 527 Delaware Phone 21 COAL Phone us today for one of our choice coals— order a winter's supply! • CHARCOAL BRIQUETS For Picnics and barbecues. BERGMAN COAL CO. 707 Cherokee Phone 63 Lean 46-or. can 250 Sweet POTATOES m Woodwork and . Furniturt WE FIX IT Phone 1440 for Plumbing Installations and Repairs! Morion Plumbing Go. Wayne Morton, Prop. 1424 Spruce AUTOMATIC GAS HEAT " *' ^ "^ * ' '" " V *""' * A IN YOUR Otet For round shaped boiler: and warm air furnaces. Simple, inexpensive, permanent installations. Made in four popular sizes. Automatic controls are enclosed ... easily accessible for service by removing cover. SECURITY CONVERSION UNIT Electric pilot ignitor available as optional equipment. Burner head is made in sections to admit installatipn through feed door. Makes old hand- fired furnaces and boilers completely automatic gas heating plants. TARNAWSKI SHEET METAL WORKS 522 So. 5th Street Phone 182 Compounded of finest pigments ond oils this paint stays white, regardless of atmospheric conditions. It flows evenly and smoothly; dries to smooth, brush-free snowy white glossy finish. The tough film preserves ond protects your home from weather and wear. Perk up your rooms with gay, happy shades of Waterspar Enamel. Paint woodwork and trim in sparkling colors. Waterspar dries M 00 quickly, resists wear * ^ and abrasion. Reyburn Hardware Co. 5th and Cherokee Phone 358 \ Best Dressed Men Smartest Women Neatest Children •wear clothes cleaned by— ROCHE CLEANERS PHONE 216 Chas. H. Olson, Owner Free Pickup and Delivery 410 So. 5th Street Lansing, Kansas LONG-BELL LUMBER CO. Ph. 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