Anderson Herald from Anderson, Indiana on October 9, 1966 · Page 3
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Anderson, Indiana
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Sunday, October 9, 1966
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SUNDAY, OCTOIER 9, 1966 Like Many Such Retirements, Here Everybody Loses PHILADELPHIA (UPI) -had for 10 years, Ferguson Clarence J. Ferguson is 67 and sleeps with z loaded Run under is due to retire on July 30, 1987. his pillow and his wife keeps He doesn't particularly want to and neither does the firm he ! out works for want him to. jthe Ferguson is a captain en the ' Philadelphia Police force, commanding the elite, 34-man special investigations squad. When he reached the mandatory retirement age of 65 in 1964 one handy when the captain is working. He isn't exactly Voter Registration Deadline Monday Eve ELWOOD - Deadline for voter registration is Monday at 8 p.m. The registration desk located in the hall at the City Building will be open at 1 p.m. Monday with Mrs. Mary Webb and Mrs. Margaret Kohn at the desk to register voters. At Yarber Funeral Mr. and Mrs. Paul Harbaugh, Rt. 3, attended funeral services in Lebanon for Mrs. Harbaugh's underworld's best friend ur.cle Bert Yarber, a Dover he applied extension. for His three-year people of the city of PhiladeL phia—backed him up. Business end civil groups took up his 'cause 'and letters poured into "firm"—the biggest network of "stoolies"— the police commissioner's office. Captain Ferguson got his looking for a steady job, he did extensiona—nd there were reasons. During his 47 years on the and has received many threats against his life. He doesn't mind the threats, but they are the reason for the handy gun. There are many nights when Ferguson doesn't get much sleep. He is said to have the stoolpigeons or informers- working for him of any single cop in the country. Ferguson became a cop in 1919 when tile job paid $3.85 a day. Just out of (he Army and some fast talking to get on the area farmer. Mr. Yarber died Thursday following a lingering illness. * Swimming Lessions For Elwood Tots In 10-Week Course ELWOOD Community —The Elwood Y Center has announced two new youth programs in the new fall series of . „ ._ „_. programs and activities sched- torce. He was 5-fooWl but only uled to start next week. Both weighed 130 pounds, sev force Ferguson has sent under the minimum, thousands of criminals to jail and received so many departmental citations and civic awards he's almost lost count- but more than 300. Dangerous Game In his present jc-fa, which he's Older Navy Officers Kept In Shortage WASHINGTON (AP) - Th Navy, battling a serious shor age of experienced officers, no Is permitting older officers twice passed over for promotio to stay on the job; sources re vealed Saturday. Such men no mally are forced to leave activ service. This was learned in the wak of the Navy's announcemen Friday that it would continue ti extend the duties of an estima ed total of 1,000 pilots and othei highly skilled officers for anoth er year to meet Viet Nam needs. Reserve officers are no «ffected by the new order. And in Saigon, the U.S. mill fary command announced tha some selected officers in adn sory and staff positions in th various services would serve u to two years, double the normal tour. Officials here, however emphasized that the officers — said to number only a few scor — had agreed to stay on an were not ordered to do so. Th policy does not apply to enliste men. The Navy's decision to permi passed-over officers to stay in command affects both regular and Reserve commanders, lieu tenant commanders and lieuten ants who normally would b . retired or released by next June. Officials said these officer now would remain on the job a least through June, 1968. "This is a relatively new eon cept," one senior officer said "We're attempting to raise the experience." The new order makes clear what many officers have been saying privately for months The critical shortage of senior officers will continue for at leas two more years because of un. satisfactory retention rates. Recent statistics show that abou one in three officers decides to stay on in the service. Although no specific figures are available, the Navy is known to be short 4,500 officers — about 43 per cent — in the top ranks of the submarine and surface line services. < RECEIVES SCHOLARSHIP Philip H. Harris, 1409 E. 7th St., a freshman at Indiana University, is among 67 IV students who have been awarded the Arthur R. Metz Scholarship for the 1966-67 academic year, It was announced by the IU office of scholarships and financial aids. The scholarships vary in size up to all academic and living expenses, depending upon the need of the recipients, and are renewable up to four years. The skinny, blue-eyed rook with thick, black hair w. assigned to a beat in the hil Manayunk section where 1 was born. But in six months h was oul, of uniform and workin undercover. One Man Force Ferguson's sleuthing rcputa tion grew as the years passe and award after award came him for such outstanding polic work as one surge of 20 arres in an 18-day period of 195 when he cleared up 72 arme robberies. He's been in man gun battles but never woundec His handy fists also kept him from serious injury when th rough stuff was man to man The captain's trademark is pork pie hat—he wearing them early in hi career. He's bald now an about 50 pounds heavier than his rookie days. Now retirement looms again but as former Police Commis sioner Thomas Gibbons says: : You just don't find people i law enforcement today who are capable of getting the informa tion he can get. Law enforcement will be the loser : Captain Ferguson goes. I thin they should waive all requirements. He should be in polic work as long as he can Stan UP '" , Goodknight Returns To Elwood Police Force As Patrolman ELWOO D —Reinstatement o Elwood policeman, Rober Soodnight to the Elwood polic force was announced by Mayo Luther Stockdale. after a 29-da. suspension brought about by a; investigation into the allegei : ight between three policemer and three area men on Aug. 30 Goodnight was cleared of any direct involvement in the in cident by the grand jury and >egafl his regular work with the rank of patrolman Thurs day evening. Previously he hat >een a sergeant. Two other pol ce officers involved in the af- air, Lt. Max Kleinbub, anc Corporal Philip Holliday are cheduled to be arraigned or Oct. 17 on charges of assault nd battery in Madison County Circuit Court before Judge :arl Smith. totarians To Hear Votive Of India ELWOOD — Heresh C. Pal- aik, student at Purdue Uni- ersity, will be the featured peaker at the Rotary meet- ig Monday evening at 6:15 in ie Mangas Cafeteria annex. Heresh's father is a Rotarian i India and is one of the top overnmental officials. The der Patnaik is chief admin- ANDERSON SUNDAY HERALD METAL-MELTING HEAT encountered when the three-man Apollo spacecraft re-enters the atmosphere will be absorbed by special cellular heat shield being assembled by a technician at Avco Corp., Wilmington, Mass. are being co-sponsored by the Eiwood association and will be held at the Anderson YMCA. Pre-school swimming lessons will begin on Tuesday morning at 9:30 and is open to boys and girls age 6 and under. A parent must accompany the child in the water in this series designed to acquaint the child with the water. Instructors will help the parent lo teach the) ELWOOD—King's Daughters f :rolson. Sharon Delph, Jlarv child basic swimming skills. i Class of the East Main "' "•—'-- " • - - ' A new kindergarten gym | Christian Church will hold Elwood Social Activities- PAGE J West Baden Motel Will Be Auctioned WEST BADEN, Ind. (AP)-| The landmark's most spec- The chant of an auctioneer Nov.:tacular feature is its glass and 2 will recall a vibrant andjsteel dome, one of the worlds flashy, but long-past era of this largest unsupported domes at Southern Indiana community. 8',i tons and 208-feet in diam- The old 708-rwm, six - storv elei '- Belcw is the circular at- West Baden Springs Hotel and 1 """ 1 . on ce used for practice by adjacent, 700 acres of rich min- !Ba 'lard's circus performers. era! springs land in Lost River! William Harrison of Mitchell, swimming pool and an 18-h'ole Valley bidder. en daily trains." A streetcar also ran from the hotel to the gambling house in nearby French Lick, stiff a spa known throughout the nation. The hotel, frequented by Diamond Jim Brady, is surrounded by gardens, athletic fields, a will go to the highest chief clerk at the hotel from golf course. Resident of French Lick and 1905-1915. said "It was nothing! Rc: The buyer may be the Springs '? register 75 people at one j w e-t Baden have endorsed the Valley Development Corp. or the time - We had a hack witlridea of converting the facility \Vcst Baden National Arts horses that met each of the sev-,into a performing arts center Foundation. The new owner may iransform the 64-year-pld struc- lure into a modern national center for the performing arts. Indiana University, under a $43,000 federal and'local grant, conducted a study to determine feasibility of such a center which has the backing of high- Banking state officials 'Monster' Snake Shrinks ALEXANDRIA, La. (UPI) _ „, -v .. ,-,;;--.— , Deputies and firemen hurried The Jesuits West Baden Col- to a field in five police cars and 'PP nrvmniM fho Hn M n« fvnyv,i_ r: i i- TT_-V^ _ . , lege occupied the building from 1934, when it was donated by circus owner Charles Ballard, intil the school was moved to Aurora, 111., in 1964. It has since stood vacant. resort on the site in 1851, with PhUr a fire truck Friday to search for a monster snake reported seen in the area Service station operator Jim A. Vallet and a high school girl 'old authorities they saw a 15- out o£ • tay Deputies set fire to the field. the firemen took over and TITLE SWITCH and enlisted the aid of Sen. Birch Bayh, D-Ind.. and Rep. Lee Hamilton, D-Ind. The giant atrium, still decorated in Pompeian style, has been suggested as a theater-in- the-round with a seating caoac- ity of 2,000. ' Russia, Romania Pledge Economic Aid MOSCOW (UPI) — The Soviet Union and Romania agreed Saturday to establish a commission for economic, scientific and technical cooperation, the Tass news agency announced. St. Ewing, Dee Ann Gofort'y, Kay swim program will also be fea-l October meeting and party tured on Tuesday morning atj Monday evening at the church. itsjllorine. Ruth McGuire, Barbara 9:30 as well as a similar series to be held on Friday afternoon at 1:15. The program features fun and skills in the gymnasium followed by instruction and recreation in the swimming pool. Both programs will continue for 10 Weeks. Complete details are available at the Community Center. Elwood's Mercy Hospital Report ELWOOD -Born at Merc Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Wil Ham W. Frye of 626 N. llth St. a girl. Admitted to Mercy Hospita were Gregory Moore of Rt. 3 Mrs. Donald Swift of Alexan dria; Arnold Fletcher of 280 S. H St.; Mrs. Lee Huffman o 1024 N. 18th St.; Mrs. Beverl Cox of Rt. 2; Mrs. Elmer File of 2001 N. F St.; Mrs. Donald Sinclair of 1601 S. M St. Dismissed, were Robert Hud son of Alexandria; Mrs. Les Johnson of 707 N. 16th St.; Mrs Otto Wells of 2102 S. I St. ilrs. Max Dugger of 1510 S. St.; Mrs. Jack Spradlin of Rt 2, Fairmount; Mary Ann Mor gan of Rt. 4. Has Treatment Charles LaShure of 2304 S. I St., was taken to the Veteran's lospital for treatment and was ater returned in the Gopher and Fesler car. Fractures Hip Mrs. Harry Tyrer of Rt. 4. as taken Friday evening to the tlercy Hospital and later ransferred to the Howard Coun- y Hospital at Kokomo in the ""opher and Fesler ambulance, •Irs. Ryner fell at her home racturing a hip in the fall. * ile Unemployment Claims On Tuesday ELWOOD -The day for fil- ig unemployment insurance aims in Elwood this coming eek will be on Tuesday Oct. 1 instead of Oct. 12, the usual eporting date. The change is due to the ict that diviison offices will be psed Oct. 12 in observance of iscovery Day, a legal holiday i Indiana. Gordon Vertz, claims deputy, bo meets Elwood claimants ach week at the city building ated the number of claims trator for the Maharaja of ChaUikote, Atagaga Biridi, the iaj of Orissa. Topic for Heresh's talk will 5 "India, the Land and the eople." It will include infor ation on religion, big game: . . unting, Hindu magic and reported to be growing twice as j by all members and grace°was oodo. A question and ansnlrfast as the population, and 60lvoiced by Barbara French. The ssion will follow the formal j percent of all U.S. adults are'welcome to the pledges was filed last Wednesday was 51. This was less than one year ago when the number was 76. CHURCH MEMBERS NEW YORK - Church mem- The committee includes Mrs. Belvadeen Etchison, chairman; Mrs. Bertha Hopper, Mrs. Opal Orbaugh, Mrs. Florence Orbaugh, Mrs. Echo Boyd, Mrs. Gertrude Phagan, Mrs. Irene Murray, Mrs. Bertha Mock, Mrs. Leots Dellinger. To Meet Tnesday Martha Circle of the Christian Women's Fellowship will meet on Tuesday at 1:30 at the home! of Mrs. L. K. Alexander, 1233 N. Anderson St. Mrs. Ralph Richardson will give the lesson and Mrs. Bertha Hopper the worship. The service project will be handicraft and school supplies. To Meet Thursday The Needlework Club of the East Main St. Christian Church will meet Thursday at 7:30 at the home of Miss Pauline Renner at 7:30. Garden Club The final meeting of the Elwood Garden Club for the year was held Thursday evening in the Elwood Federal Savings andj Loan 1 community room. A carry-! in dinner was served to the; members and families preceding the business and program. Guests were seated at individual tables laid with white lace mats and centered with miniature vases of flowers. The serving table was centered with an arrangement of fall flowers. Following the dinner, Mrs. Richard Heaton conducted the >usiness session. A report v/ix made by the nominating committee. Mrs. Gus Meyer, Mrs. Sllis Horton, and Mrs. Leo Jarrett. New officers are pres- dent, Mrs. Heaton; vice pres- dent, Mrs. Dea Tompkins; secretary, Mrs. Thomas J. Boh- ander; treasurer, Mi's. William Smith. For the program Mrs. Leo arrett showed slides "Around be Farm." Hostesses for the inner were Mrs. Ellis Horton, >lrs. Dea Tompkins, and Mrs. Villiam Smith. The new year! will begin March of 1967. FOUND THETA EPSILON A new chapter of Beta Sigma Phi known as Theta Epsilon! 6828 was insituted this week at the White Spot near Alexandria. Seventeen young women were given the pledge ritual for thisj chapter by the Xi Gamma Sig- ! ma Chapter of Elwood. A dinner was served at 6:30J from a horseshoe-shaped table laid with white linen. Black and white candles were used in black holders spaced at intervals along the table. Centering the table was the Phi covered with yellow and white mums. Reynolds, Gwen Smith, Mary Davis, Lena Edmonds, Sandra Ewing, Marilyn Greenlee, Peggy Miller, Janice Schuck, Peggy Miller, Nema Smith and Fran Williams. The first meeting of the new chapter will be held Oct. 19 at the home of Mrs. Sharon Delph 1602 S. F St. A convention is being held HOLLYWOOD (UPI) -MGM Salem and Paoli."" " ^TsMke that wanted onlv M has s ™ tcned , the liu « of "™s At the turn of the centurv. .$1 be left abne floatedo,?t nf ,5^ Ou > Pfea S e to " DDCtor million was offercd,for the P^P-^ulvert and Vas b e ate n t ^^> i - T °*<L Ki ^'' °y .death by deputies and firemen.' erty but it jfire in 1901. (ADVERTISEMENT) The next year. Lee Sinclair jbnilt the present structure for : and developed it mi- land Plaza Hotel in Cincinnati Ohio. Members attending from Sigma Chapter are Betty Robison, Hazel Dudley. Elma Skillman, Wanda Whitaker and Ruth Ann Pedro, a resort. Ballard bought the hotel in 1916 and set up winter quarters for his Hagenback-Wallace circus. With the stock market crash in 1929, Ballard could find no buyers. But the battered body measured only 59 inches. BACKACHE & I guess commotion," VaUet said. WEAVER IN MOVIE HOLLYWOOD (UPI) -Dennis Weaver, once of the "Gunsmoke series, will star in the movie "Gentle Ben" for Ivan Tors at MGM. must haveTEMClOU saw all the • SW'lwHi "CONDAXr TI After 31, common Kidney or Bliddcr Irritations uttecC twice *s many women IB men md may m»kc you tense and nervoui trom loo trettueiit, burning or itchine urination both day »nd night. Secondarily, you may lose sleep »nd suffer front Hesdscttei, Bscticaes «nd feel old. tired . depressed. In such Irritation, CYSTES usually brings fast, relufnc comfort by curbing Irritating germ* in stronr. acid urine and by analgesic ntln relief. Oet CYSTEX at drngglBt*. Feel better fut. bersliip in the United States is The opening ritual was given resentation. members of a church. WHICH TYPE HEARING AID can solve YOUR problem? Lei SOME help you find the model BEST SUITED for your loss Each hearing loss is as individual and distinct os a fingerprint. Every hearing aid model has different performance characteristics. An aid that may do wonders for one person's loss may not be at all suited for another's. Your experienced Sonotone Hearing Aid Consultant will scientifically test and analyze your hearing, select the proper model and then expertly fit it to your loss. You can rely on SONOTONE— Trusted Name In Better Hearing For Over 37 Years. The tiny SONET", worn all in the ear, is the smallest aid ever made by Sonotone. Just 1/10 ounce. The Model 72, pur most powerful behind- the-ear aid, may replace many body-type aids being worn now. The THINLINE*, ou ultra-slim eyeglass model, provides stylish hearing help for men or women. rhe Model 300'sexciu- ;ive CERA-PHONIC US- rENING' 1 may help iven severe losses with imooth, clear hearing. SONOTONE HEARING AID CENTER 235 Ciliiem Bank Bldg. Ph. 643-1842 given by Mrs. Elma Skillrrmn. A poem on "Roses' : was given by Ruth Ann Pedro and Romaine Wiswell gave a toast on "Living" to the guests. Betty! Robison gave her famous skit 1 on "Queen of the House." j Other guests for the event i were Mrs. Grace Tyner, president of Zeta Lambda Chapter! and Olla Wasson. The pledge: ritual was given by the spon- 1 ;or of the chapter Virginia i Carpenter, assisted by Romainej 1 Wiswell and Joyce Nance. i Director Betty Jo Foley and he president, Elma Skulman' were seated at either end of the! altar table. Pat Plake served as inside guard and Falba Fettig, outside guard. Escorting the pledges were Saba Lynas, and Delores Aber- •athy. They also assisted with he pinning of the badges on the iledges. Mrs. Abernathy had be honor of pinning the badge in her daughter Mrs. Sharon )elph. Each pledge was pre- ented with a yellow rose, com- liments of Mr. and Mrs. Richrd Plake. After the ritual, a rayer was offered for the ledged by Mrs. Grace Tyner. nstallaliori 1 of the new officers ollowed in charge of president, Irs. Elma Skiliman. Officers are president, Mary wing; vice president, Kay orine; recording secretary, wen Smith; corresponding sec- etary, Mary Davis; treasurer, ran Williams; extensions of- ccr, Jan Schuck; director for lapter, Betty Jo Folcy; ad- sor, Betty Robison; and ,~pon- re Virginia Carpenter. Mrs. irpenter was presented with a irsage of yellow roses by a rority sister Hazel Dudley. New mcmberc of the Tliets isilon Chapter «ro Dorothy FRANK SES-IF YOU WANT TO SAVE MONEY DON'T BUY A COLOR TV UNTIL YOU HAVE SHOPPED COLOR TV SPECIALISTS DIRECT FACTORY PURCHASES - BUY NOW AND SAVE! A TRDCKLOAD OF NEW ADMIRAL COLOR SETS 23" - 25" HURRY FOR BEST SELECTION! SPECIAL CLEARANCE On 1966 DUPLEX...SAVE *200 WE BELIEVE WE HAVE THE LARGEST SELECTION AT THE LOWEST PRICES IN ANDERSON Over 50 Sets To Choose From...All Furniture Styles Available PRICES AS LOW AS OPEN 9 a.m.-9 p.m FRANK RAIL Appliances, Inc. DRIVE A LITTLE-SAVE A LOT PH. 642-4542 BUY HERE PAY HERE NO MONEY DOWN

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