The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on January 11, 1963 · Page 5
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Clark, trustee; Mrs. Ethel Miller, deaconess; Ruth Ann Shoemaker, organist, and Mrs. James Peckham, assistant organist. Elected to the music committee were Mrs. James Peckham, Mrs. R. B. Shoemaker, Mrs. Dale McWilson, and Sharon Rice. Marvin Shoemaker was elected head usher, and Gale Shelton and Dale McWilson, assistant ushers. Sub- situte ushers elected were Wesley Stevenson and George Miller. Mrs. Percy VanHorn was elected church librarian. Elected to the board of education were Mrs. Ray Carpenter, youth work chairman; Mrs. Jerry Seyler, childrens work chairman. Elected to fill vacancies were Mrs. 0. D. Garrett, general chairman of the board of education, and Mrs. Roy Miller, leadership education chairman. Officers of the church school elected are 0. D. Garrett, superintendent; Mrs. Dale VanHorn, assistant superintendent; Jean Whiteford, secretary; Mrs. John Slaven, absentee secretary; Mrs. Becky Kirchhoff, treasurer; Mrs. James Peckham, organist; Mrs. Dale McWilson and Linda Harra, church school pianists for both adults and children; Marilyn Shoemaker, church school librarian; Mrs. Roy Miller, childrens superintendent. works for a Loop law firm for $90 a week. She said she doesn't have much money but she would be willing to pay her back taxes if her brother, Arthur, 50, could get compensation from the Veterans Administration. "I haven't even got a thousand dollars," Miss Hobeck said. "But unless they (the VA) help my brother, I'd go to jail rather than pay. If only he had been given $15 a week, I wouldn't have done it." Miss Hobeck said he brother suffered a nervous breakdown in the Army in 1941 and after five months service was honorably discharged as a schizophrenic, or split personality. He has been un able to work since. The VA said Hobeck was dis charged in August 1941, before the start of World War II, and therefore does not qualify for compensation. The IRS said Miss Hobeck's letter had not yet reached "proper channels." A spokesman said her case will be assigned for review and examination, a procedure the IRS follows when a taxpayer reports an irregularity in return ing or when they are expected MUST CHANGE - Beehive hairdo, slacks and other out-of- routine attire worn by this Philadelphia schoolgirl have been ordered discontinued by Philadelphia school authorities. New code is intended to bring more dignity to classroom. Risks Lives Of Children WEST COVTNA, Calif. (AP)Police say William Carrell told them he wanted people to think his wife neglected their five children. So he locked the children in their rooms, set the house afire and drove off. His wife, Lois, 25 was out visiting friends. "I didn't think of the children's safety at the time," officers quoted Carrell as saying. "But after I got in my car and drove aboul three miles I got remorseful and went back." The fire destroyed me Carrell home early Sunday. None of the children, from !'/£ to 9 years old, was hurt. Carrell, 30, was arraigned Thursday on charges of arson and attempted murder. Not Qualified For This Job PITTSBURG, Kan. (AP) - A bandit tried to act like a busy service station attendant Thursday night, but he quickly flubbed the job. The man tied up the regular attendant, Bill Malone, and locked him in a restroom, rifled the till of $44 and was just ready to leave when a customer arrived to pick up a tire. The bandit obligingly turned over the repaired tire and charged the man 75 cents, just as a woman drove up and asked for gasoline. The fellow started to comply, but couldn't find the car's gas tank. The woman got out to show him. Just then more customers drove up. The man fled to his own car nearby and sped away. The puzzled customers heard Malone shouting for help, and released him. Cardinal Helped Raise Ransom BOSTON (AP)-Richard Cardinal Gushing, Roman Catholic archbishop of Boston, has disclosed that he raised $1 miUion to help liberate Cuban invasion prisoners. Cardinal Gushing released statement Thursday identifying himself as solely responsible for the collection of the $1 million. He said he made the statement because of the many rumors concerning the "mysterious donor." The prelate also said he wanted to clarify reports that the gift had come from sources "with which I have no identification." Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro made a last-minute demand for $2.9 million in cash before he would release 1,113 Bay of Pigs prisoners. He claimed the money was owed him for the release last April of 60 other prisoners, sick and wounded. The money was in addition to the $53 million worth of food and drugs used to ransom the 1,113 prisoners. Gen. Lucius D. Clay, head of a committee which advised and assisted families of the prisoners, obtained a $1.9 million loan on his own signature. It was announced at the time that the other $1 million was contributed, at the request of Atty. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy, by an anonymous donor. Easy-To-Move House Wrecked NASHVILLE, Tenn (AP) - A fouij-room house, built to show the Air Force how easily it could be moved from one place to another, was demolished — while being moved. A tow truck struck a railroad underpass Wednesday and dumped the 16-ton, wood-beamed structure onto a heavily traveled Nashville street. Built by National Homes Corp. of Lafayette, Ind., the house was | •';! fe| J ul 'iila i" .w To Close Small US Consulates WASHINGTON (AP)-The Unit ed States will close a number of smaller consulates around the world in an effort to streamline consular service, authoritative sources report. By last count the United States had 180 consular offices: 68 consulates general, 96 consulates and 16 consular agencies. White Space Does Increase Readership of Ads I I I Use IT! B/// Ding Says... WHEN TO YOUR BOOM& GOOD PAINT& APPLIED, THEN SUNSHINE ALSO ^.je IUSIDE / O LOCAL TkADIMAMU, Here from DuPont research, is a wonderful new way to paint. New DuPont "Lucite 11 Wall Paint gives walls and ceilings a rich, flat finish. . . with none of the nuisance you've known in the past . . . with less time getting ready and cleaning up afterwards! Easy-to-use "Lucite" Wall Paint dries in 30 minutes, will give years of service and take repeated washing! BU PON I NEW* LUCITE WALL PAINT OTTAWA KAM«- Pashby ' Boston ' Mass " re- tradition as her pet cat, Kild, backs away from huffing, puffing rat in Margaret's apartment. Picture was »«? nJ Mar S aret 's roommates fled to nearest phone and called newspaper. Kiki later fled, too. Rat was trapped ui wastebasket. r wing towed to Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Clarence Felker an official of National Homes, said the test model cost about $50,000 and was almost a total loss. Two Saf e 9 One Dies In Jet Crash WICHITA (AP)-Two Air Force officers parachuted safely from low altitude but their plane com mander died in the flaming crash of a B47 jet bomber near Wichita Thursday night. The body of Capt. P. L. Pudwill, 29, Detroit Lakes, Minn., was found strapped in his seat after the flames burned out. Lt. F. T. Medrick, 26, Hastings, N.Y., and Capt. H. T Jones, 34, Oakland, Calif., suffered only mild shock Medrick was the co-pilot and Jones was the navigator. The medium bomber was from Lincoln Air Force Base in Nebraska and had stopped at Wichita's McConnell AFB on a routine training flight. McConnell officers said the plane took off and 90 seconds later Captain Pudwill signaled difficulty. Contact was lost and the crash occurred a few moments later. Russian Jets Going To India NEW DELHI, India (AP) - A number of Soviet MIG21 jet fighters are en route from Russia to India, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said Thursday. He would not give the number of planes, the route they are taking or when they are expected. He said they were not being flown Library Off Limits To Students YORK, Pa. (AP) - Scholarly, gray-haired Katherine Shorey, bolstered by a vote of confidence from the York Library Board, remained firm today in her battle against teen-age socializing at the town library. "The ban stays," Miss Shorey, the chief librarian said in an interview. She referred to her edict placing library reading rooms off-limits to junior and senior high school students. Miss Shorey contends that the library had come to rival the corner drug store as an after- THE OTTAWA HERALD Friday, January 11, 1981 school hangout for teen-agt romancing—much of it in the semi- darkened basement where old periodicals are kept. The board met Thursday Mi wound up expressing general sup> port for Miss Shorey. Another meeting is scheduled next Monday with city and county school officials. The ban, in effect since Jan. 2 ( touched off a wave of controversy that included a flurry of student picketing and a threat by the state to cut off some $72,000 in state aid unless a solution Ul found. The Herald pays |5 every week for the best news tip turned in by a reader. in. For Insurance On dwellings, household goods, buildings and automobile* See Dean Berlin, Agent 109 E Second Phone CH 2-2804 CAR Ready For Winter? TRY ARMSTRONG Sform King SNOW TIRES Have Your Car Winterized at South Ottawa CHAMPLIN SERVICE Glenn Trout, Manager STOP...Don't Make a Move! tILUMBING -'/•>•><;? V mm, LISTER. HARDWARE Piuw858<5 KF:AT!«G • sxe rr >/eT*t UNTIL YOU'VE SEEN Our Newly Remodeled Store We invite you to stop in our newly remodeled store. Our sincerest efforts are to make your visits with us more pleasant and bright. 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