Journal and Courier from Lafayette, Indiana on March 4, 1966 · 17
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Journal and Courier from Lafayette, Indiana · 17

Lafayette, Indiana
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Friday, March 4, 1966
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Friday Evening, March 4, 1966 THE JOURNAL AND COURIER, LAFAYETTE, IND. 17 Water Main Proposal Draws 'SRO' Crowd at Rensselaer RENSSELAER A proposal by two manufacturing concerns for the extension and enlargement of city water mains to permit the installation of automatic sprinkler systems for fire protection of the plants drew a standing-room-only crowd to the City Council meeting. Representatives of two North Cullen Street firms. Northwav Products Co. and Indiana Spring Corp., and the Chamber of Commerce spoke. Milton and Robert Soderstrom reDresented Northway and Will Davis represented Indiana Spring. Proposed was an extension of the water mains from the Jasper Countv Farm Bureau of- fices on North McKinley Street io a point near the two plants, or about five blocks. Engineers have estimated cost of enlarging the mains to ii) inches would be about 530,000. One objection to the proposed extension is the method of financing. A committee composed oi Mayor Emmett Eeer. Thorn as Dumas, Superintendent Clark Pearson and Dwight Schleeel milch, Monticello engineer, was scheduled to meet Friday af ternoon to investigate methods of financing should the City council approve the project Ted Filson reported that he expects to begin construction of tne TV cable installation soon, possibly next week. A request that East Elm Street between Cullen and Wes ton Streets be removed from the truck route was presented by James Shelly and William Hudson. The trailer ordinance is being araitea, according to Ted Doer-ing. Bill M a c k e y announced an open house at the light plant is planned for April 17. Political filings slowed here this week. Those filing are pri maruy KepuDiicans and none seeks a major office. Since Monday noon, candidacies were filed by William Hudson, for Rensselaer precinct, committeeman Marion 4; Fred Boissey, incumbent trustee, Keener Township; Fred Goad, Reming ton, county council, District 4; Richard Warren, Rensselaer, Marion Township justice of peace; Edward J. Goodwin, Wheatfield Township justice of peace; Charles Torbet, trustee, Barkley Township and precinct committeeman, North Barkley; Walter Stanley, Rensselaer, county councilman at large; Hollis May and Merrill J. Tow- land, both of Remington, for Tri-county School trustee. Car penter Township district. All but Goodwin are Republicans. Dr. Gerry Gobble, president of the City Parks Board, an nounced that some summer jobs are available and he urges those interested to file appli cations before the next meeting of the Park Board March 16 Applications may be obtained at City Hall. Post open include superintendent, three park di- rectors, two swim pool direc tors, lifeguards, basket girls, mowers, extra neip and con cession stand operators. The board also will consider fran chises for concessions at Mon- nett and Brookside Parks. FAITHS AT ORDINATION One of the few times Catholic and Episcopal clergy have par ticipated m a Protestant ordi nation occurred at the ordina tion to the Christian ministry or Lowell Hayes. Participating clergymen and laymen were the Rev. Lawrence Becker, United Church of Christ, Francesville; the Rev. James Bennett, Trinity Methodist Church, Rensselaer; the Rev. David Reese, minister of stu dents, Purdue Christian Foun dation; Harley Cook, staff mem ber of the Chicago City Mis sionary Society and former as sociate minister of the First Christian Church, Rensselaer; Hal Gray, teacher of vocal mu sic, Renssefaer Central Elemen tary Schools; the Rev. L Wayne Smith, First Presbyte- rian Church of Rensselaer; the Rev. Thomas F. Stoll, St, Peter's Episcopal Church; the Rev. Father Frederick Schroe der, Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Remington; the Rev. Robert Wildman, Reming ton Christian Church. Worshippers were seated by Dr. Alva Miller, Arnold Bailey, Pat Malone and Russell Wort- ley. Acolytes for the service were Misses Marsha Eilers and Margo Merriman. Hal Gray played the organ. The reception in Fellowship Hall was served by the Phoebe Circle. Steve Scharf, St. Joseph's freshman basketball team mem ber underwent an emergency appendectomy. Steve is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Scharf of Rensselaer. The elder Scharf is athletic director of St. Jo-seph's. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Knorr III and children Stacy. David and Troy, former Rensselaer resi dents, now of Lowell, were visiting in Rensselaer. Observing their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday will be Mr. and Mrs. Roy L. Cochran. They were married in Rens selaer March 9, 1916 and have four sons, Donald J. and Glenn of Remington, Paul of Rensse laer and Eugene of Monon. They have 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. An open house at McCoysburg Methodist Church will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. CDT. Merit citations from the Mich igan state police were presented to Indiana troopers Robert V. PFROMMER BROTHERS JUST ARRIVED! ... in time to watch the final game of the Regional on . . . LIGHTWEIGHT SUPER COMPACT 1966 Sfi HANDCRAFTED PERSONAL PORTABLE TV 12 mwnH f. .. 74 tq. tn. iwct.ngutar picture r. PACKED WITH ZENITH QUALITY BIG-SET PERFORMANCE FEATURES . .YET LESS THAN A FOOT HIGH I Landgrebe To Seek Re-Election State Sen. Earl F. Landgrebe, R-Valparaiso, announced Friday he will be a candidate for re- nomination in the May 3 Republican . primary for a third term as senator from Jasper, Newton and Porter Counties. Owner of a motor transport firm, Landgrebe is a strong ad vocate of economy m government and has been termed the "watchdog" of the state trea sury. He opposes establishment of a national lakeshore and intends to fight to keep the Indiana Dunes State Park the property of the state. Landgrebe said he supports the Indiana deep water port at Burns Ditch and wants to see it built as a general cargo port with receipts used for maintaining it and for retiring bonds needed to finance it. One of his goals, he said, is completion of Indiana 149 south across U.s. JU to Indiana 2 providing a bypass for Valparaiso to alleviate truck traffic and provide better access to the mills for residents of Jasper and Newton Counties and for ship ment of farm commodities. l'Si',4. !:o:;,,:;i..;h.j;il'I,l;;:;;!,i-:::i:;ii! . -!:::;,"::.':!::! lili-iiSir..: "a ;:rif;i'!;:I;!::!!!:;;i!J r : ' , EARL F. LANDGREBE Zickmund of New Carlisle and Marvin G. Carter of LaPorte. Trooper Zickmund is a son of John Zickmund of Rensse laer and is a graduate of Rensselaer Central High School Zickmund began his duties Dec. 3, 1965, the day that he and Carter manned a road block near LaPorte and captured two men wanted in connection with the $25,000 robbery at Benton Harbor, Mich., and with killing a sheriff s deputy. Red Cross Goal In White County $4,053 Ex-Remington Educator Files For Legislature RENSSELAER A former Jasper County School principal and coach, King Telle of Valparaiso, has declared his candidacy for the Republican nomi nation for joint representative from Porter, Jasper and Pu laski Counties. The Valparaiso High School principal, formerly of Reming ton, was graduated from Salem High School and Hanover Col lege. His wife is the former Miss Margaret Jackson of Rensselaer, a niece of the late Mr. and Mrs a. a. Hoover, ane is now a guidance instructor and busi ness teacher in Portage High bcnool. Mr. and Mrs. Telle are the parents of two sons, Dr. James Thomas, 27, a member of the Air Force and Richard 22, an I.U. medical student. Telle was an IHSAA athletic official and is past president of the IHSAA Council and Board of MONTICELLO In the annual March campaign for the Red Cross funds, Duane Hornick of Monticello is chairman of the White County chapter drive. The goal is $4,053. Postmaster Robert Crouse of Monticello is chairman of the city drive. William Altherr is county chapter chairman, and Mrs Charles Rozhon county service agent. 1 Winner of the 22-team White County dartball tournament was the Monticello Lutheran Church team, with runner-up the Mon ticello Christian Church team. During season play, top team was Brookston Metnodist witn 47 wins and 13 losses, and runner-up was Reynolds Lutheran 1 team. Trophies were presented by Donald Park, Chalmers, to Max Shideler of Brooks ton Method ist, the player with the most hits, 332, and to Floyd Sickler, Guernsey Brethren team, most runs, 33. Officers of the league are Park, president; Jay Austin, Monticello, score keeper, and Charles Largen, Reynolds, sec retary-treasurer. Miss Janet Kennedy of Brooks ton was honored at a reception in the Methodist Church. It was sponsored by the White County Sesquicenten- nial .committee. Duane Hornick was host. Miss Kennedy, White County s Sesquicentennial queen, was chosen in the state Sesquicentennial queen's court. C, W. Nixon, visitation chair man of the Monticello Method ist financial crusade, will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at the church with 70 members who will re ceive instruction and informa tion in regard to choosing po tential "visitor s." Approxi mately 170 visitors will be con tacted. The Rev. Elbert S. Morford, Department of Field and Fi nance Service of the Board of Missions of the Methodist Church is working with the pastor, the Rev. Samuel Phillips, general chairman Bernal Pear- son, and 10 executive commit tee members. About 250 Methodists will be making calls to lift spiritual sights and to raise subscriptions for funds to retire the building debt in three years and to meet Jasper Rural Youth Dance Saturday REMINGTON Jasper County Rural Youth will sponsor a dance in the Armory here at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. John Find-ley will be caller. the budget for one year. The intensive phase or the- crusade will start March 17 with April 3 as "visitation Sun day" and April 5 the date or a thanksgiving service. William Robbins, Robert Mil lion and James Mann have re turned from a 10-day golfing trip to Clearwater, Fla. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wine- land and family will be moving to Memphis, Tenn. the last of May. 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