The Austin Daily Herald from Austin, Minnesota on December 29, 1958 · Page 2
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Austin, Minnesota
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Monday, December 29, 1958
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f-AUffftl (Minn 1 HfftAlD MoncJoy, Dec. 29, 1958 VITAL STATISTICS Birthi At 8t, OtAt fidSPtTAt Mr. and Mrs. Haroy D. Case, Austin fU. 3, daughter, Dec. S7. Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Wirte, service. offlclaling. interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery. Friends may call at the Berg Funeral Chapel until noon Tuesday and at t h c church one hour previous to the fiOfi Euclid, don, Dec. 27. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene E. Samman, Austin Acres, daughter, Dec. S». Mr. and Mrs. Paul H. Knauer, 809 Park, son, Dec. 28. otrrstDE or AUSTIN Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Drees, Tac- pl. son, Dec, 26, at the Baldner Maternity Home, Adams. Mr. and Mrs. Sergio M. Porte- son, St. Paul, daughter, Dec. M. Mrs. Portesan is the former Mar Ian Drost of Austin. A-lc and Mrs. Gary Price, El Paso, Texas, daughter, Dec. 27. They are former Austin residents and she is the former Judy Wenzel. Marriage Licenses Darrell G. Snyder, Marshaltown, Iowa, and Lela L. Johnson, Mar- shaltown. i Dale R. Hall, 601 N. Fifth, and Sara A. Lawell, 1105 W. Freeborn. Bernard C. Nelson, Blooming Prairie, and Marjorie A. By am, 304 8. Chatham. Charles E. Anderson, 511 Garfield, and Joyce E. Grant, 1209 W. Bridge. Deaths DR. A. G. PATTERSON Dr. Alfred G. Patterson, 61, Austin, dentist, died Saturday night at St. Olaf Hospital where he had been a patient for a week. He resided at 606 Harmon. Dr. Patterson practiced in Austin for 27 years and earlier practiced in Pierz, Little Falls and Onamia. He was a 1920 graduate of the University of Dr. Patterson Minnesota Dental School. For many years, Dr. Patterson headed up the American Legion Post 91 baseball program and served as district athletic chairman and was active in the state Legion's athletic programs. Dr. Patterson was a past commander of Post 91 and also served as Sons of the Legion chairman for three years. He was a member of 40 et 8. ' He also was active in the Knights of Columbus and served this year as faithful navigator (president). Dr. Patterson was a fourth degree knight. He also was a member of the Elks Lodge and St. Augustine Church. Survivors are his w i f e, Maurine; two sons, Gerry, Appleton, Wis., and Robert, St. Paul; a daughter, Mrs. Clinton Anderson, Austin; a sister, Mrs. John J. Becker; Wilmette, HI.; six grandchildren. Funeral services will be Tuesday morning. THAD WILKINS Thad Wilkins, 86, Spring Valley, died this morning at St. Marys Hospital, Rochester, following a short illness. He was a native of Preston and fanner most of his life in the Spring Valley area. Survivors are his wife; four daughters, Mrs. Dora Williams, Deerfleld, HI.; Mrs. Archie Triggs and Mrs. Robert Goodsell, Spring Valley, and Mrs. Wesley Schield, Farmer City, HI,; nine grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren. Funeral plans are pending. MARTELL V1GNESS Funeral services for Martell Vigness, LaFeria, Texas, were held at 4 p.m. today at the Presbyterian Church in LaFeria. He was stricken as he was eating dinner Christmas Day, at his home. Taken to the Harlingen Hospital, he underwent an operation for a leg blood clot. Death came PATTERSON — Funeral services for Dr. Alfred G. Patterson, 606 Harmon, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Augustine, Church. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery with the American Legion in charge of military rites at the grave and the Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus providing an honorary escort.' Rosary service will be held at 8 p.m. today at the Mayer Funeral Home. Cord of Thanks I wish to thank the many friends who made Christmas so enjoyable to people in our home. A special thanks to the carolers and for the gifts received. Raymond's Nursing Home I wish to thank the Fire Department, Police Department, Williams Plumbing, Harrington Service, Gene Clennon and everyone else who helped at the time of the fire. God bless you all. Hazel Glassel and Family of the Kozy Nook Cafe in the Grand Hotel Ambulance Runs WEDNESDAY 9:51 a.m. — Park and Prospect to St. Olaf Hospital. 10:20 a.m. — Methodist Hospitals, Rochester, to St. Olaf Hospital. , 6:10* a.m. — 1309 Lyndale to St. Olaf Hospital. FRIDAY 1:05 a.m. — One mile south of Lyle to Memorial Hospital, Osage, towa. 2:22 p.m. — Old Woodson School to St. Olaf Hospital. 2:35 p.m. — St. Olaf Hospital to Worlein Funeral Home. SATURDAY 8:38 a.m. — 609 S. St. Paul to St. Olaf Hospital. 9:55 a.m. — 600 S. Kenwood to St. Olaf Hospital. 1 p.m. — St. Olaf Hospital to Ramsey Park Addition. 2 p.m. — 903 E. Bridge to Lansing. 6:30 p.m. — 133 W. Maple to St. Olaf Hospital. SUNDAY 1:03 a.m. — Old Colony Rest Home, move patients. MONDAY 4:20 a.m. — 210 E. Winona to St. Olaf Hospital. 10:13 a.m. — Crestwood Farm to St. Olaf Hospital. Municipal Court Donna Regenscheid, 508 Marshall, driving too fast for conditions, pleaded innocent. Charge dismissed. Theodore Monson Jr., Albert Lea, non-support, 60 days, suspended Mrs. Bernard Majerus, 107 S First, allowing dog to run loose acquitted. Ike Shopping Again Today GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Eisenhower made an other unannounced shopping foray into downtown Gettysburg today. Accompanied by his 10-year-old grandson, David, the President briskly purchased: A pair of black shoes and two pairs of shoetrees for David; and some jewelry, a game and some stationery as birthday gifts for granddaughte Susan, who will turn 7 on New Year's Eve. Eisenhower paid cash to the slightly startled shopkeepers as hs did last week when he and Davic came in from the Eisenhower farm for their first local shopping expedition. Eisenhower's comment on to at « jwn. the following morning, i day ' s shopping expedition, as overheard by one onlooker: "Well we Interment was at Rest Lawn Cemetery, Harlingen. With him on Christmas Day were bis wife; daughter, Ruth Ellen; son, David and family of Lubbock, Texas, and daughter, Isabel and husband, Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Jimenez, New Orleans. A niece of Mr. Vigness, Helen Ann Vigness, Washington, D. C., want to LaFeria for the services. lira. Vigness (Nina) was the daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs, C, A. Hegge, formerly of Austin and LaFeria. Mr. Vigness' father was * former president of St. Olaf College, Northfield. Mri and Mrs. Clarence Williams, Lanesboro, were guests at the Vig- nesa home on Christmas Day. Mr. William* i» a brother of L. H. William*, 4Q6 Uankato. EDDIE M. KNUTSON Eddie u. Knutson, 69, died sud- Uenly Saturday at bto borne, 133 W. M*pl«. are hi* wife, Ella; MM, WiUard of Dallas, Texas, AJtaji and Vance of Austin; seven gwedchildren; three broth- .era, Jacob and Carl of Adam* and Caria of ChariM City, Iowa. fuoaral eervice. will be held N MINNESOTA DOWN, BUT HE SEEMS HIGH — Grounded at Springfield, Mass., this gull seems to be high as a kite as it staggers through the snow. May have Imbibed some potent antifreeze. CUBA (Continued from Page 1) tlonal organization to thwart an otherwise inevitable rebel victory.' Yank Buys Island; Causes Row by Asking Name Change Funerals KWTBOW - funeral cervices fer *ddM II. Rjwtaoo, 133 w. at I p.m. afrlvto did the best we could." HOT 'SUPPER' LOUISVILLEt Ky. UR - Police said three teen-agers admitted breaking into a church and stealing a reproduction of Leonardo da Vinci's "The Last Supper," The boys said they couldn't find anyone to buy it. STILL RUNNING KITCHENER, Ont. tfl — When a 1917 model auto trundled along the street here recently three men watched it with pride — the original owner, the man who sold it, and the man who just purchased it. OLD SKELETON BRYANSTON, England UB - A skelton found on the site of a new school in thj» Dorset village will be sent to the British Museum in London. It has been identified as that of a Roman or early Briton. ARMY ELK INCREASE RICHMOND, Va. 1*1 - The first bull calf born since 1955 has brought the elk herd at the Richmond Quartermaster Depot to eight members. ONE DOG IN DOGTOWN DOGTOWN, Ohio (fl — Only one dog lives here in Dogtown. She's Pepper, 13-year-old pet of the Robert Parker family. The community alao hat «n* cat, 14 h«- roam, four fcouaea aod a trailar. Rebel reports from Oriente indicated that the 10,000 Batista troops there were in desperate trouble. The insurgents claimed they captured the city of Palma Soriano, an important point on the mam highway between Bayamo and Santiago, and inflicted 600 casualties on government force, including 286 prisoners Taken. They said the highway from Bayamo to Santiago, a distance of about 75 miles, was under rebel control. Rebel casualties were put at 27 dead and 50 wounded. The rebel broadcasts said a government battalion was holding out at Maffo, near the highway town of Contramaestre between Bayamo and Palma Soriano, but said it was surrounded and the town virtually destroyed. Soviets to Have 300ICBM in 18 Months WASHINGTON (AP) - An estimate that the Soviet Union will have 300 intercontinental ballistic missiles within 18 months and that at least half of them will work has been given to the Eisenhower administration. The prediction was made by the Rand Corp., which does research work for the Pentagon. It was made public over the weekend at a session of the American Assn. for the Advancement of Science. In the current issue of Foreign Affairs, an article by Albert Wohl- stetter said the "delicate balance of terror" on which American poli cy is based is not automatic and that, while feasible, "it will be much harder to achieve in the 1960s thnn is generally believed." 6 Grid Sooners Honeymooners MIAMI, Fla. (AP)-The Oklahoma Sooners, here to play Syracuse in the Orange Bowl football game, might be called the "Honeymooners." "Six of the boys got married just before we left for Miami," Coach Bud Wilkinson said. "For all the brides, this trip is a honeymoon." . Twelve of the Sooners were married when the regular season started and two more got married during the season. That makes 20 husbands on the Oklahoma squad. GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — A Yank with a yen for a wee pieoe of Scotland has bought up tiny Holy Island in the Firth of Clyde— and started an unholy row by pr> posing to change its name to St. Molaise. Stewart Huston, who lives in Coatesville, Pa., but who remains proud of his Stewart ancestry, snapped up the craggy dot of less AIRLINES (Continued from Page 1) not be asked to cross engineers' picket lines. The Air Line Pilots Assn. said today it is ready to decide quickly whether to accept a proposal for ending the 10-day American Airlines strike as soon as some points of the National Mediation Board's settlement plan are clarified. C. N. Sayen, president of ALPA, sent a telegram to Leverett Edwards, chairman of the mediation board, Christmas Day and talked with him by phone Friday. Edwards' plan was accepted immediately last week by American Airlines whose operations were shut down by the Dec, 19 walkout of 1,541 pilots. Apparently a union decision will be made when revisions of questioned clauses in the 12 -point agreement, acceptable to American, are delivered in writing from Edwards. than four square miles for "a nominal price," his Edinburgh lawyer said. / '•/few "Easy" Art Easy Auto Payments! They may add up to much more than you think. State Farm'* "Bank Plan" for Auto Financing may save you important money. Btler« ypw buy any car, »•• mt about Iht Slat* Farm "Bank • Plan", Clayton f. Meyer Res. Dial HE 3-2204 Clayton F. Meyer INSURANCE NfXT TO STWIONG THEATRE Diol HE 3*3489 He announced Huston intends to name the island after St. Molaise the Celtic monk from Ireland who colonized it about the 6th century Amateur archaeologist Huston believes St. Molaise "is historical ly the proper designation for a place which became known as Holy Isle only in comparatively recent centuries," Solicitor D. S Walker reported. But the people on nearby Arran Isle—Holy Isle is inhabited only by a couple of lighthouse keepers —will keep on calling it by its present name. Snapped a local councilman James Bone: "It's a retrogradi step. I resent the notion that any American can wipe out with a wave of his hand one of he mos famous spots on the Clyde." Walker said it is for a landown er to decide what to call his own real estate. Maria Callas Tries to Collect in Rome ROME (AP) — Temperamenta soprano Maria Callas is trying to collect 2% million lire—about $3, 500—from the Rome Opera Co. be cause she was not allowed to ap pear again after walking out on opening night last Jan. 2. The American star is askin^ that amount in damages, plus he travel costs and other expanses i: a suit she has filed. Liars' Prize-Winner Tells of Water Frozen - Still Warm By ED CLARK BURLINGTON, Wis. (AP) - A paradoxical tale about hot ice has won a Minnesota man the honor of being the Burlington Liars Club world champion liar of 1958. The dub, after studying the lies of the land for the 29th time, bestowed its top laurels on LoB Powers of Ortonville, Minn. ''One morning last winter it was so cold that when I set out a ten New Call Asks Help to Locate British Balloon LONDON (AP) - A new call went out Sunday night for south Atlantic and Caribbean shipping to watch for the British balloon try ing to span the Atlantic. Venezue Ian ofifcials decided a report that it had come down in their country was a hoax. The London Daily Mail, sponsor of the 3,000-mile trip, requested Lloyd's marine insurance agency to put out the radio message. The 46-foot balloon, carrying [our Britons, is trying to float Prom the Canary Islands to Bar rabudoes in the West Indies. It was last heard from Dec. 17. Although the lack of radio messages has raised fears for the safe ty of the Small *World's crew, the craft is not actually overdue. Elvis in Bible Is Last Straw for Minister JOHANNESBURG, South Africa kettle full of boiling water, It froze state until they uend In at least as (AP) The Rev. Jan Celliers flipped through the pages of a big family Bible searching Revelations and the face of Elvis Presley looked out. To the Rev. Mr. Celllers, the discovery of Presley's photograph was the last straw.' Lately he'd been coming across pinup photographs of Marilyn Monroe, Jayne Mansfield, and other Hollywood stars stuck away between the pages of other family Bibles. Like other ministers of the Dutch Reformed Church, he liked to drop in at the houses of his congregation in the coal mining community of Glencoe, Natal, for informal Bible readings. Later, in a talk, he lashed out at "this spurt of foreign debauchery." so fast the ice was still warm," Power wrote. The prevaricator added: "The next night It was still colder, and when I kicked out the family eat I froze my foot." 0. C. Hulett, president of the club, admitted that Minnesota is so chilly Jt has snowmen with goose pimples but he fretted about the lack of lies from another frigid place, Alaska; "What'* with Alaska?" Hulett demanded. "They are bigger than Texas, but we didn't receive a lie from them in '58." "The Burlington Liars Club is not going to recognize them as a 'Wonderful' Spouse Says He Killed Pair BUFFALO, N. Y. (AP)-A man described by his wife as a won derful husband, admitted today he had killed two waitresses and had attacked many other women, police reported. One of the waitresses was slain Christmas Eve, the other seven years ago. Hurting women gave him a thrill William Liss, 33, a janitor, told police. Liss surrendered Sunday nigh 1 and signed a statement today. Liss and his wife, married six years ago, have been estranged for the last three years, but she visited him at the police station and later said he had been wonderful husband and a gooc worker." They have a 4-year-old daughter. The maximum penalty is 20 years. U.S. Jet Crashes Village in England KESGRAVE, England (AP)-A crashing U.S. Air Force jet tore a 100-yard-long trail of destruc tion through this village today killing one resident. The plane, its engine afire plowed into the ground only a min ute after taking off. It killed o woman, injured several other per sons, wrecked a gas station anc a house and damaged severa others. The pilot, 1st Lt. Charles L Prescott, Santa Monica, Calif, parachuted to safety unhurt. many entries as Texas," Hulett aid. To Instruct Alaskans In the art of large-caliber lying, Hulett sup. piled some 'honorable' mention 'ictlon from Davis F. Boone of Marshall, Tex. Boone's boast: "I've heard a lot of talk about a lot of rivers, but Texas has one that is definitely the dryest. In fact, It It so dry that fishermen along Us banks are drawing soil bank checks for not fishing In it." Insects charged their fuel at a farmer's expense, according to an other honorable mention winner Mel Hart of Wajtaesburg, Pa. Noticing his electric bills mount ing beyond reason, Hart said he investigated. "Coming back to the house after dark, I found hundreds o: lightning bugs—of immense size- had settled on the wires of the electric fence and were charging their rundown batteries for their night travels." EX-PRIME MINISTER DIES NIAGARA FALLS'. N.Y. (AP)Mustafa Merlika-Kruja, 71, prime minister of Albania during the Nazi occupation, 1941-1943, died Saturday after a long illness. PERSISTANT ITCH You, too, may b« amazed the quick way 600 Ointment brings peace at. last to tormented skin. AT YOUR DRUGIST Friends Join Jail Inmates as Plot Fails BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) - An attempt to help three friends escape from the county jail herV landed three other Bralnefd area luveniles In jail themselves this weekend. Authorities said the trio was noticed loitering around outside tha jail watching one of the windows. Sheriff's officers decided to check on the cell in which the window was located and found its young occupants sawing at the bars with piano wire. The three boys outside were picked up and admitted passing the wire to their friends, being held for juvenile court appearances. All six of the boys are between 14 and 17 years of age, LIVING ANCESTORS HOBBS, N. M. Ml — It'll be no surprise of Zane Edward Cargile gets just a little spoiled. Born here recently, he has four grandparents, four great-grandparents and two great-great-grandparent*. Eight of them live in his hometown Hobbs. The average U. 8. city uses l«t gallons of water per day for each person living there. A PRICELESS REPUTATION FOR FINE SERVICE AV THE FAIREST PRICES John Maytr MAYER (erne $/Nce im 604 N. 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