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Chillicothe, Missouri
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Thursday, May 1, 1969
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1 -Car Crash On Interstate Kills 7 College Students Mike Gann and James Ellison, jr., ef Chillicothe and Robert Greenwood of Breckenridge Are Three of Victims. Two Chillicothe young men and one from Breckenridge were among seven Northwest Missouri State College students killed last night when the car in which they were riding crashed headon into a concrete pillar of an overpass on Interstate 29 near Platte City. There were no survivors. The dead: ' James H- Ellison, jr., 21, Chillicothe, believed to be the driver. Michael Gann, 21, Chillicothe. flobert G. Greenwood, 20, Breckenridge. Thomas L. Stephan, 20, St. Joseph. Fred Joe Clifton, 19, Kansas City. Donald L. Home, 19, Coon Rapids, la. Selmer Junior Newell, 18, Anita, la. Highway Patrol Trooper Jerry Perkins estimated the car was going up to 85 miles an hour. It went off the highway at the beginning of a sweeping curve to the left. The 1963 Chevrolet Biscayne was headed south on 1-29 when the accident occurred about 9:45 o'clock. Platte County Coroner Roland Criffee told The Tribune that the Constitution- car left 117 Chillicothe R-2 High School and was a senior at Northwest Missouri State College. He was a member of the United Methodist Church. feet of tire marks before it hit the concrete pillar, which was • shoulder's width off the slab. Giffee said that it was his personal opinion that "apparently something happened. I have no idea if it was a blowout." He added that to his knowledge the highway patrol had not made any immediate Judgment on exactly what happened. Giffee said three of the ear's tires were up and one down, but pointed out that that was no indication since the car bad been through the crash. Th* coroner said that apparently all seven wtre fcllltd Instantly. Two were thrown out, on* body traveling 150 f**t and th* second 75 fett. Th* other fiy* w*r* in wreckage, four in th* back scat and Ellison in what was l*ft of th* \- front. Th* impact of th* post showed all th* way to th* back of th* front scat. What was left of th* demolished engine was under th* left front fender. ' Giffee said this was the worst single-car, multiple death crash he has seen in 17 years as county coroner. He is in his fifth term. One accident in Platte County took eight lives, but it involved two vehicles, he said. The highway patrol said road conditions were excellent and there was little wind. Trooper. Perkins said the car was apparently en route to Kansas City from the campus at Maryville. Families here and at Breckenridge were notified of the tragedy by Hamilton and Chillicothe troopers. James Ellison . James H. Ellison was a son of Mr. and Mrs. James H. Elli- gon, sr., of 603 St. Louis street *nd was a 1966 graduate of St. 'Joseph Academy. He was salutatorian of his class and while a student at the Academy won all-state Class S While at Chillicothe High School, he was co-editor of Chilli-Chatter, was a member of the Latin club, Future Teachers of America, Phy-Chem club, Speech club, Debate club and Math club, and was a home room officer. He is survived by his parents, who reside at 1528 Burnam road; his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Virgie Haggart of Browning, and a brother, David, of the home. . Gann Rites on Friday Memorial services will be Concert to Feature Bands, Guest Directors The spring band concert of the Chillicothe R-2 schools will be presented in the high school auditorium at 8 o'clock next Monday eve- ing. The program will include the seventh grade band, junior band, and the high school concert band. Also featured will be two' guest conductors, Frank W. Fendorf of Overland Park, Kan., associated with Wingert & Jones Music Company, Kansas City, and former director of the music program at Chillicothe, and James Barnes, undergraduate student at the University of Kansas. Mr. Barnes will direct a new march which he has composed, "Pride of the Nobles." Chillicothe and Breckenridge Students Among 7 Dead ROBERT GREENWOOD JAMES ELLISON MIKE GANN recognition player, as basketball He. was freshman class vice-president, secretary of the sophomort class, was a member of tho National Honor Society, participated In dramatics, was president of the Catholic Youth Organization, and was CYO diocesan physical fitness chairman. He was a 3-sport letterman and as a basketball player was chosen all-conference and all-district two years in a row and all-state as a senior. He was born in Oklahoma City, Okla., on Feb. 1, 1948, and was a member of St. Columban's Catholic Church. After graduation from the Academy, he attended Rockhurst College in Kansas City for one year, then attended Mis- gour Western Junior College during his sophomore year on a basketball scholarship. He had been in school at Northwest State at Maryville since last September. ;- The young man is survived by his parents; four brothers, Mike, Tommy, Pat and Chris, and three sisters, Jean, Judee and Margie, all of the home. Services Friday Morning • Funeral services will be at St. Columban's church at 9:3Q p'clock Friday morning. The rosary will be said Thursday evening at 8 o'clock at the chapel of the Gordon Home for Funerals. The family suggests that instead of flowers, contributions be made to the St. Joseph Academy school fund. Michael (Mike) Gann . Michael Gann was born Dec. I, 1947, at Unionville, son of Coval and Charlene (Haggart) Gann. * Ha wai held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the United Methodist Church with the Rev. Earl Griffith officiating. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, under direction of the Lindley Funeral Home. Robert G. Greenwood Robert Gregory Greenwood was a son of Reginald and Helen Greenwood of Breckenridge and was a 1967 graduate of Breckenridge High School. He was born in Breckenridge on Feb. 26, 1949. At Breckenridge High School he was editor of the school annual, secretary of the student council, attended Missouri Boys State, was in school plays, and played football and basketball three years. • He won first team all-conference football honors and was chosen to the second team in all-district selections. He planned to coach football and teach physical education. Surviving, in addition to his parents, are two sisters, Judy of Breckenridge and Sharon of the home, and a brother, James Greenwood, Topeka, Kan. Funeral arrangements, under direction of the Mead-Pitts Funeral Home of Breckenridge, are incomplete. MARYVELLE, Mo. W>—Walkout, Day, a traditionally held but never announced in advance holiday at Northwest Missouri State College, went on today although seven of the school's students died Tuesday night in in auto crash near Platte City. School and student officials explained that arrangements made in advance for a singing group and popular music groups influenced the decision . The day follows a closely guarded schedule worked out by the school and student leaders. Adding to the inauspicious circumstances for today's celebration was the weather—r a i n y and cold. Charge Three in Theft of Beer Youths 18 and 19 Arc Arraigned After Brook- In at Hudnall Firm.. Three Unionville.youths -are in the Livingston County jail .today on charges of burglary and stealing in connection .with a break-in last night at the Hudnall Distributing. Co.,; 100 Elm street. • . William L. Teitsworth,. 19;, James J. Teitsworth, !&• an< J John Wayne Gudin, 18; were arraigned before Magistrate Judge J, E. (Buck) Taylor this afternoon. The three waived preliminary hearing after consulting with a court-appointed attorney. Bond on each was set at $3,000 .and all three were returned fo.'Jhe, county jail in lieu of bond. The cases were, bound over to, the' April term of circuit court [' , Police said they.receivecl a report -at 11:45 last night that a witness reported seeing five per'•.••''- 2r ' i ' ' '• ' sons carrying eass of beer from the Hudnall firm. .'.' '•• . Officers said as far *i they, can determine at this time only three were involved in the break-in, but they are .continuing their investigation. Arriving at the.Hudnall firm, police officers Larry Hendrick: son and Steve Boyles, Sheriff Kelsie Reeter and. Deputy. .Le;land O'Dell learned that some boys had entered a ground floor apartment at 108 Elm. ". ' The officers found the three youths in the home along, with a quantity .of beer, which was identified as that taken in the break-in. It was reported that all three of the youths have been here for a few weeks and have been residing in the apartment at 108 Elm with another person. One of the boys .has been employed at one of the local glove factories. Officers said a door oh the roof of the Hudnall building was broken by burglars in gaining entrance to the plant. An inventory showed eight cases of beer, valued at $50, .missing from the Hudnall firm. City Annexes 61 Acres of Land Includes Property of John Graves, MFA and Marshfield Homes. Passage of an ordinance annexing 61 acres into the city limits and a resolution for a security agreement in connection with Wick Building Systems, Inc., were the two main topics of business before the city councilmen at their regular meeting last night. Approval of ordinance L-270 finalized the annexation of 33 acres in one tract of land and 23 in another in an area southeast of the city. Business firms located within the new city limits include Missouri Farmers Association, John Graves Food Service and the future plant. of Marshfield Homes. The proposed site of the new sanitary land fill is also within the area annexed. James Stubbs, assistant city attorney, presented resolution 1-37 to the council and explained that he would require Wick Building Systems, Inc., to pre- >ent an inventory of equipment .not covered by the recent bond issue. Passage of the resolution authorized the mayor and city of Chillicothe to execute a landlord waiver and consent to the Commercial Credit Industrial Corporation of Baltimore, Maryland, for the purpose of cooperating with Wick Building Systems, Inc., lessee of certain industrial property belonging to the city in order for said lessee to properly equip and operate a factory, according to the plans, specifications and for the purposes set forth in the lease executed by the City of Chillicothe with Wick Building Systems, Inc., on Dec. 15, 1968. The hospital budget for new fiscal year was presented and approved. Councilmen also examined a list of hospital delinquent accounts, which included the names of some city employees. Authorization was given to the hospital to remove from the books $14,584.82 in delinquent accounts. It was re- porterd that delinquent accounts amount to approximately two per cent of the gross revenue at the hospital. The street committee reported it had investigated the parking lot at Lollar's Dairy Queen and stated that if Mr. Lollar wanted to close an alley, a petition signed by property owners abutting on both sides of the AIR FORCE PROMOTES DARRELL T. SAMPSEL OMAHA, Neb. — Darrell T. Sampsel, son of Mr. and Mrs. John T. Sampsel, 47 Herriford street, Ohillicothe, Mo., has been promoted to sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. Sergeant Sampsel is an aircraft mechanic in a unit of the Strategic Air Command at Offutt AFB, Neb. The sergeant is a 1963 graduate of Chillicothe High School. His wife, Terri, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy W. Grimes, 2300 Country Drive, Chillicothe. Club Offer (lass in Car Air Conditioning First Session Is May 5 at Vocational School. An adult evening class in auto air conditioning will be offered at the Chillicothe area Vocational - Technical school. The course will include theory of operation, evacuating and charging, and servicing of air conditioning components. The instructor will be Lloyd Dent. The classes will meet on Monday and Thursday evenings from 7 to 9:30 p..m. for five weeks. The first session will be held Monday, May 5. The fee for the course will be $10. Persons interested in enrolling may call (816-646-3414) or write the area Vocational-Technical school for a reservation. Enrollments will be taken at the first session, May 5.« 32 Complete Safe- Driving School Defensive Maneuvering Course Might Be Given Again In the Fall. Thirty-two persons completed a defensive driving school covering a total of eight hours of study on three successive Monday nights, and 29 of them have been awarded recognition cards. The other three are student drivers and as yet ineligible for the cards although they were there for every session. The course, which was sponsored by women of the Livingston County Farm Bureau, might be-repeated next fall. Instruction was by persons who have had National Safety Council training and included films and knowledge on many situations in which defensive driving can save accidents and MISS PRIM is eeum DORMITORY PRESIDENT Miss Thera Price, RFD 4, has been elected president of P.E.O. Hall dormitory at Cottey College, Nev., for the 196970 academic year. Miss Price is the daughter of Mrs. 0. C. Price of RFD 4. MRS. TRAINER TO COLUMBIA CONFERENCE "Better Customer Service" is the theme for a workshop May 5 and 6 at Columbia to be 'attended by Mrs. Shirley I. Trainer of 420 Washington Street, district secretary for the Federal Crop Insurance Corp. Mrs. Trainer will participate in special sessions designed to introduce new service techniques and changes in the All- Risk Crop Insurance program which go into effect for the 1970 crop year. The crop insurance district office at 528 Park Lane, which serves farmers in Caldwell, Carroll, Clinton, Daviess, Grundy, Linn, Livingston, Ray .and Sullivan counties, will remain open while the meeting is in progress. Federal crop insurance is a government voluntary plan designed to assist farmers through crop investment protection. ContHtutlon-Trfbnn* Chillfeothe, Mo. Pace Thursday, Moy 1, 1969 lives. The instructors were Dean Wife of Harold W. Burnam Dies at 42 Mrs. Lucy Carol Burnam, 42, daughter-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Burnam of 815 Walnut street, died at 11 o'clock last night at the family home in Huntsville, Ala., after suffering are her husband, Burnam, of the a heart attack. Surviving Harold W. home; three children; her parents of Pontotoc, Miss.; two brothers, and two sisters. Funeral services will be will be held at 10 o'clock Friday morning in Pontotoc, Miss. Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Burnam left Chillicothe this morning for Huntsville. Early Childhood Development Centers to Continue William (Bill) Hubbard, executive director of the Green Hills Human Resources Corporation, announced that a recent funding of Early Childhood Dei velopment Centers for $14,498.00 will end on April 30. Mr. Hubbard further stated word has been received that the request for funds has been approved and will be , effective May 1, so that all c.enters will remain in operation within the alley would have to be presented to the council. The city auditor's annual report was approved along with salaries and invoices. Ordinance L-271, transferred $2,500 from the public parking 9-county area. Due to the recent resignation of Neal VanEaton as director of the Early Childhood Development Program a vacancy for the position exists and interested persons may apply for the position. Requests for information and applications must be made prior to May 15. system revenue street fund. fund to the RITES HELD FOR EDWARD LEE WELLS Graveside services for Edward Lee Wells, whose death was caused by drowning April 20 at Kansas City, were held Monday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at the Wheeling cemetery, conducted by Lt. Ronald Kerley. The service was under the direction of the Gordon Home For Funerals. The casket bearers were Harley McCracken, William Hicks, Wilbur Keith, Earl Baker, Lawr renee Wells and Ray Boley. The btfdy of Mr. Wells was recovered from the Missouri River, near Lexington, on Saturday. He fell from a boat near a 1965 graduate «)f I Kansas City on April 19, MRS. CANTERBURY ON TALENT SCOUT BOARD Mrs. T. R. Canterbury has been honored by the American Accordion Association, by being appointed to the Committee of Talent Scouts by Charles Magnante, New York, president of the association. Myron Floren of the Lawrence Welk show and Art Van Damm, a well known trombonist, as well as state presidents of the American Music'Associa- tion are on the committee. Mrs. Canterbury is president of the Mid-American Music Association. The purpose of the committee is to observe young 'teen age accordion and trombone players who can Inspire the vast 'teen age audiences through the medium of TV. The musicians to be watched for must rat* in popular musical selections, rock, jaw, etc. Curtis McClinton To Attend Area Youth Session Curtis McClinton, fullback for the Kansas City Chiefs will attend the area "Little" White House Conference to be held Saturday at Adams Junior High School in Trenton, Reservations may still be made with Larry Murphy, Mrs. Lloyd Cleaveland, or Vincent Shields. "The importance of this conference cannot be overemphasized," a spokesman said today. "Issues and problems for discussion are relevant to our own community." Mr. McClinton will participate in the workshop on the community. This group will cover employment opportunities, rec- reaction and leisure time facilities for youth and families, uses of alcohol, drugs, and narcotics, and effects of mass media. Similar workshops will be held on family, church, school and government. The meeting is open to all in. terested youth and adults of Livingston, Grundy, and Mercer counties. Underwriters and Wives to Hear Hazel Kohring The North Central Missouri Life Underwriters Association will meet at Rupp's Restaurant at 7 p.m. Friday, May 8, for a ladies night meeting. Anyone interested in attending may do so. Tickets are available from any members of the association, or at the door. Speaker will be Mrs. Hazel L. Kohring, a life member of the Million Dollar Round Table, National Association of Life Underwriters, and president of the Missouri Association of Life Leaders. She has been editor of the Women Leaders Round Table .publication, served as arrangement chairman, hospitality chairman, and. committee coordinator for the national convention of the Women Leaders Round Table! She has received the. "Man of the Year Award" seven times from the St. Louis General Agents and Managers Association and for six years received the "Distinguished Salesman's Award" from the Sales and .Marketing Association. She is past president of the Business & Professional Women's Club of St. Louis, was a director of the Missouri B.&P.W., is a member of Al- trusa Club of St. Louis and the Order of Eastern Star, serves on the official board of Normandy Methodist Church and is superintendent of the Young Adult department. She also is active in the heart fund and in other charity and civic activities. Turner of Paris, Mo., and Russel Elsea of Cameron. Total enrollment was 43. The student drivers who completed the course were Charlotta Allan, Wanda Robbins, and Rodney Applebury. Others, who completed it were Esther L. Miller, Lawrence B. Twoomey, Arlie Wetzel, Neal VanEaton, Frances Carr, Gladys Evans, Wi nnifred Evans, Charles Buckner. David Paris, Paul Perry, Ethel Perry, Thelma Rowland, Vern Allen, Allen Fender, Steve Hopper, Marvin Fender, Viola Fender. Renata Young, Lloyd J. Engleman, Dale Whiteside, Mary Lou Whiteside, Eva Kissick, Harvey Applebury, Dale Wood, Jewell Jeffries, Leo Hopper, Evan Hutchinson, Frank Boehner, and Merle Doughty. Carl Y. (Charlie) Schuck Dies a! 71 He Was Police Officer And Cabinetmaker Here. Carl V. (Charlie) Schuck, 71, a former resident of Chillico-. the, died at 4 o'clock Monday morning in Long Beach, Calif., where he and his family had resided for the last 27 years. He had been in failing health two years and seriously ill one year. Funeral arrangements, under direction of the Norman Funeral Home, are incomplete. Mr. Schuck, a native of New York, was born Nov. 14, 1898, a son of John Schuck and Hortense (Petersen) Schuck. He came -with his parents to St. Joseph when a child. He was a veteran of World War I. Mr. Schuck came to Chillicothe following his discharge from. the Army and resided here until 1942, when he and his family moved to California. He was a member of the Merchants Set Dates for 1969 City-Wide Sales City-wide sale events for Chillicothe during the remainder of 1969 have been set by the Retail Merchants Committee of the Chamber of Commerce. Co-chairmen Singleton Kamp and Bob Fairweather said, in making the announcement today, that the events were scheduled in line with the results of a questionnaire sent to all retail merchants of the city late in March. The schedule: Pre • Memorial Days—thurs- day, Friday, Saturday, May 2224. E.OM.. Days—Thursday, Friday, Saturday, >June 26-28. White Elephant (sidewalk sale)—-Wednesday, July 30. Back to School (Bell Ringer Days)—Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 'Saturday, Aug. 13-16. Moonlight Madness — Tuesday, Oct. 21 (7 p.m. to 10 p.m.). Episcopal church and Vern R. Glick Post 25 of the American Legion. While in Chillicothe he served in the Chillicothe police department and was employed as a cabinetmaker at the Chillicothe Furniture Co. On March 4, 1925, he married Miss Lula Seidel in'Chilli- cothe. In addition to his wife,' he leaves a son, Dr. John 'Arthur Schuck, and a daughter, Emma Nell, both of Long Beach; a sister, Mrs. Sidney Smith, Arkarf- sas, and a granddaughter, Mfss 19 Cases Heard in Magistrate Court Rural Kingston Man brawt $431 Fine for Overweight Vthtcle. Nineteen cases were heard ' and four others continued by Judge J. E. (Buck) Taylor yes-, terday afternoon during a lengthy session of Livingston County magistrate court. Don Phillips Hartley of Kingston pleaded innocent, but was found guilty of. driving an overweight vehicle. . It was stated that the vehicle Hartley was driving was 6,000 pounds overweight. The defendant was as-, sessed a fine.of $431 and $11 in court costs. X Marion Edward Rrookshlre, RFD 3, Braymef .pleaded guilty to driving while his license was revoked. He was sentenced to 10 days in the county jail and the sentence was suspended and Brookshire was placed on probation for 365 days. Other persons . appearing fat court, the charge and action taken: ,. .. Clarence (Doc). Hunter, Bend Motel, expired vehicle license; guilty, $5; Mrs. Edna Hazel Oster, RFD 3, Braymer, careless and imprudent driving (failure to yield right-of-way), guilty, $10; Sebie Harold Dennis, Meadville; careless and imprudent driving (following ,too closely), pleaded innocent, found guilty, fined $5;. Billy Joe Lent, RFD 2, Jamesport, illegal use of dealer's plates,, pleaded innocent, found innocent and cast dismissed. .Harold Edward Wheeler, 1003 Jackson, careless and imprudent driving (failure to yield- right-of-way, . guilty, $10; Gary; Kenneth . Howell, Marks Trailer Court, .pulling an over-width house trailer without a permit, guilty, $25; Chester Leroy Sams, 216 Brunswick, careless and imprudent driving (failure to exercise highest degree of care, pleaded innocent, found guilty, fined $25. Charles Morris Daniels, 504V4 Washington, Careless and Imprudent driving (failure to exercise the highest degree of care) guilty, $25; Mrs. Hattie Hazel Tharp, Breckenridge, 82 in a-70-mile zone, guilty, $17; Maynard Wayne Bork, jr., 220 Calhoun, careless and imprudent driving (failure to stop at stop sign)', guilty, $5; Layton C, JackSon) 1904 Calhoun, Careless and imprudent driving (failure to s > exercise highest degree of care 1 ), ; pleaded innocent, found innocent. • ' Thomas Dean Morris, RFD t t Purdin, 85 in a 70-mile ion*, guilty, $20; Darid H. Campbell, RFD 3, Tferitoii, 82 in a 65-mile ione, guilty, $22; Jenette O, Paula Ann Webb, Long Beach. METHODISTS WILL HONOR CHS SENIORS The United Methodist church will hold a banquet for its members who are seniors at the Chillicothe High School and for Pre-Chritmas day, Nov. 28. Parade — Fri- their parents. The dinner, which will be served by members of the Women's Society of Christian Service of the church, will be held at 6:30 Tuesday evening, May 6, in the social hall of the church. Those planning to attend are to call the church office at 6462580 by this Friday, FORD PRESENTS AWARD TO MRS. LOUISE O'DELL Mrs. Louise O'Dell, accountant for Woods Ford, Inc., has been awarded the Business Management Award for accounting excellence by the management of Ford Division, Ford Motor Co. Mrs. O'Dell has received the exclusive award which is given in recognition for excellent performance as a Ford dealer accountant in the preparation, interpretation and submission of accurate and timely financial data to .Ford division and the Ford sales district and for contribution of valuable assistance in the successful management of Woods. Ford, Inc> Cancer Crusade Is Nearly Done in Business Areas The business phase of the Lir- ingston County Cancer 'Crusade is nearing completion, according to Barney Savage, business chairman and his associates, Lester Baldwin and Walt Rives. They are urging their vphm- teers to complete the business calls in the next few days so that preliminary reports can be forwarded to the division office in Jefferson City. The following men are serving as cancer volunteers for the business crusade: 'David Campbell, Walter Savio, Phillip Pettit,. Forrest Moore, Leonard Geier, Ray Cothern, John Anderson. Jim Baldwin, Vic Wood, Don Gordon, Bill Coleman, Earl Teegarden, jr., J. W. Miller. .. Leonard Nibarger, Dr. W. C. McCoy, BUI Kincaid, Clithro Anderson, Edward Englert. Tom Botts, Jack McDonald, Don Keller, Jim Reeter, Frank Smith, Hank Hedeman, Charles Griffin. Huff, Lazy L trailer court, fishing-without a permit, guilty, $5; Thomas M. Rowlen, Trenton, 75 in a 65-mile zone, guilty, $15; Arvah D. Reese, RFD 4, Chilli* cothe, no operator'! license, guilty,. $25; Thomas Dean Gartin, Ames, Iowa, 85' IB a 85-mile aone, guilty, $25. TO PLAN FOR NEXT WHEELING HOMECOMING The Wheeling Homecoming Board will hold a mass meeting at the Wheeling shelter house at 8 o'clock Thursday evening to make further Homecoming plans. Herman Braun, general chairman, urges all interested persons to be present. BURIAL OF MRS. LUCY MAYIAY IS AT UTICA Memorial services for Mrs. Lucy Ann Maybay, 91, who died Saturday, were held at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon in the chapel of the Norman Funeral Home with the Rev. Earl Griffith officiating, For funeral music, Mrs. Jean Cox played organ selections. Burial was in the Utica cemetery. Pallbearers were Harold Romeiser, Frank Romeiser, Otis Ireland, Ralph McCain, STILL ACCEPTING CLOTH FOR CANCER DRESSINGS Residents who might have missed the Cadette Girl Scout canvass for. clean white cloth for cancer dressings may leave donations at deposit boxes located at Sears,. One-Hour Mart- tinizing, Linton Music Co. or the United Methodist Church lower foyer. INTERMENT OF REETER BABY IS AT JAMESPORT 'Memorial services for Richard Lee, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Reeter, were held at 10:30 o'clock this morning from the chapel of the Roberson Funeral Home in Jamesport. The baby died early Sum day at Wright Memorial hospital, where he was born a few hours earlier. The Rev. W. H. Thompson officiated. Burial was in the Jamesport Masonic cemetery. Survivors, in addition to the parents, are two brothers, Billy and Bobby of the home; the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Call, Jamesport, and the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.-Leo Reeter, Chillicothe. Rites Held for Jewell P. Brown Of St. Catharine Funeral services for Jewell P. Brown, 62, who died unexpectedly Sunday morning at his farm home nort'.uast of St. Catharine, were h^ld at 2 p'- clock this afternoon at the Pleasant, Grove Baptist church with the Rev. John Hamm officiating. Interment, under the direction of the Wright Funeral Home of Brookfield, was in the Pleasant Grove cemetery. Mr. Brown suffered a heart attack while he and his farm' hand, Gene Morgan, who is the son of Mrs. Anna Horton of this city, were doing chores. The son. of James Arthur Brown, and .Esther Brown, he was born-near Winigan on Sept. 6, 1906. On June 15, 1944, he was united in marriage to Ruby Lindberg. . • Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ruby Brown,, and daughter, Lynda, of the home; four brothers, Auron Brown, Eldon Brown, and Clifton Brown of St. Catharine and Prentiss Brown of Brookfield; and two sisters,, Mrs. Nylene Morlan of Independence 1 and Mrs. Opal Stau- her of\Ontarip, Calif. BAPTIST YQUTH GROUP TO MEET AT WHEELING The Livingston Baptist Youth organization will meet this Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Wheeling Baptist Church. The program will be presented by the youth of the First Baptist Edgar Kohl, and Mike Clark. I Church in ChiUicotbe, TOM LAWSON SERVICES ARE WEDNESDAY Funeral services for 'Tom Lawson, who died Sunday *t the Chillicothe hospital, will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon from the chapel of the Norman Funeral H«me. The Rev. Harry W, CJifton, minister of the Calvary Baptist church, will officiate. Burial will be in Edg«wood I cemetery. - FIRE DESTROYS HOME EAST OF AIRLANE A vacant house located about one mi)e east of the Airlane burned to. the ground early to-' day. Firemen were notified of the blaze at 1:21 a.m., but Fir* Chief Merle Hatfield said the rural truck was not dispatched because the owner wasn't a member of the rural association. CLASS OF'31 TO MAKE REUNION PLANS The Chillicothe High School Class of 1938 will hold a planning session in connection with its class reunion, which will be held this summer, at 7:30 tomorrow evening in the Courtesy room of th* Citizens National Bank. All class members are urged to attend this meeting.

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