Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on October 4, 1949 · Page 2
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Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, October 4, 1949
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7t_ Logonsport Pharos-Tribune StrikeTdies75,700 Galumet Steel Workers ~ CHICAGO, Oct. 4— (CD— The United Stcclworkcrs union district i hradqurtrrs said 75,700 workers iverc out on strike today lit 20 steel plants In northern Illinois and Indlunn. ~* They nere: ^fo. of y*mt of Company Plants IK St. Steel (and subsidiaries) ................ 11 I«Unri Steel C< ................................ 2 JtepnMJc Steel Co ............................. 2 Bethlehem Steel Co. .......................... 1 Ifiiependenls (two) .......................... 2 ** The breakdown: SEEK WASHINGTON OPERA SITE jCoine Meted Life Sentence >'o. oi Union llcmlicrs l!).!!0(l 14.700 3.200 300 900 1014, Carnegie-Illinois (U. S. Steel subsiding) .......... I8,00fl '^. 1066, Carnegle-llllnols (U. S. Steel) ...................... «,0(H1 r 1117, American P.riilge Co. (U. S. Steel) ................ 2,001) ", a»5,.Carnegle.IH!noIs Clerical Workers (U- S. Steel) ____ 1.-200 ~-i 26»7, National Tube Co. (U. S. Steel) .\ .................. 1,.- ( (H) ~ 8858, American Bridge Co. Clerical Workers (U. S. Steel) . . 2W) ';- 8*08, Carnegie-Illinois Sheet & Tin 31111 (C. S. Steel) ... 400 3««9, Union Drawn Co. (Hennblic) ...................... 2IM) | 1009, tJary Screw & Bolt (Independent) .................. «OI) Indiana Harbor Local 1010, Inland Steel Co ................................... 14,300 1011, lonngstown Sheet and Tube Co ................... 6,800 . - 3127, YomiKstovui Clerical Workers .................... 200 1711, Universal Steel Co. (U. S. Steel) .................. 1,000 3143, Universal Clerical Workers ...................... «5 So«th Chicasro Loe»l «», Carnegie-Illinois (U. S. Steel) .................... 12,50fl 103S, Kcpubiic Steel C< 7 S068 > Bethlehem Steel Co., Fabricating Plant , ' 1008, Yonngstown Sheet and Tube Co 10S», Taller Mold Co ! lf«*t Chicago : local 80WJ, U. S- Steel Supply Co. ....... . ! Marrey (Chicago Heights) I<«eal M, Inland Steel ! 2*75, U. S. Steel Products Co. Jollet i local 114S, American Steel and Wire Co. (U. S. Steel) .......... 2,100 1321, Carnegie Coke Plant (U. S. Steel) ................ 450 , 8088, Carnegie Coke Plant Office Workers (U. S. Steel) . . 17 j Kortt Chicago • American Steel & Wire Co. (U. S. Steel) .......... 2,300 1 Cyclone Fence Co. (C. S. Steel) . .". ............... 1,200 3,000 MOO «0<l SOU 323 400 20fl MARY GARDEN, 72-year-old former opera star, and Carleton Smith, director of National Arts Foundation of New York, tour Washington in search of a site for an opera house. They stand near National Gallery of Art. Miss Garden says it is "a disgrace" that Washington has no opera house. She plans to build one in the nation's capital with funds raised by popular subscription. (International) FRAXKLIX, Ind., Oct. 4—(UP) —"Laughing Killer" William Martin Caine, 2S. Evausville, today began a li£c prison sentence as the murder trial o£ three men who allegedly accompanied him on a fatal holdup continued. Caine pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the death of Lloyd L. Abbett. 49. before Johnson County Circuit Judge Oral F. Baruett yesterday. But three other accused men pleaded innocent. A jury was expected to be completed today to try Elbert Hansbrough, 22. and Harold Lloyd. 23, both of Indianapolis, and John Par- uell, IS, Louisville. Ky., who allegedly were v.ith Caine when Abbett was shot March 2. Caine was called the "laughing killer" because he reportedly jocicd and laughed during the holdup before firing at Abbett. Charles V. Long Dies at Brookston MOXTICELLO, Ind.. Oct. 4 — Charles Vanevar Long, 76, died Monday morning at his home in Brookston. He had been in failing health for several mouths. Born April 19. 1S72, at Lane, 111., he was married Dec. 24, 1S95 to Laura Bell Farrau. The family came to Indiana 41 years ago and Mr. Long was engaged in farming in Beuton and White counties until he retired fire years ago. Survivig are his wife, two daughters. Mrs. S. M. Wynkoop. Brookston; and Mrs. Marie Clark, at home: two sons, Gail, Brookston; Cecil R.. Livingston. X. J.; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The body is at the Thompson funeral home in Brookston. I Tuesday Evening, Oct. 4, 1949 sought wage increases and other benefits. The men returned to work after more than 96 per cent of the local .membership voted in favor of a new contract, terms of which were not announced. Princely Porter Hi Tri Names Committees Several members wore appointed to serve on the Hi Tri II club cabinet Monday night •when the group met at the Y.W.C.A.. it was announced by Sherry Scott, president. The program committee will be headed by Eleanor Rodabaugh and •will include IAI Ann Settlemyre, Keba Burris, Marie! Meyer and Barbara Brncer. Other committees named were: - publicity—Jane Smoch, chairman, Pat Herghberger, Joyce Taber and Judy Snyder; social — Sandra Schmidt, chairman. Donna Dainni. Annette Elpers and Sandra Martin; icrivce—Barbara Kllnetelter, chairman. Rita Kiesling, Yvonne Parker and Barbara O'Connor. Also: financial—Barbara Kltcli- ell. chairman, Barbara McMillen, Sandra Smock and Carolyn Damm; membership—Marcie Sievers, Diane DeGrief, Suzy Smith, and Lou Ann Bauer. A discussion followed on the Hi Tri yelling block for the basketball games and plans were made foi; a hayrlde. Named to serve on the committee for the hnyrlde were: Sharon Hipsher, Jean Best, Helens Boyer and Pat Sievers. Al Stewart, of the Golden Rule department store, was a guest at the meeting Monday night. He talked on interior decorating and showed illustrative slides. Justice Hears Oral Arguments in Case Of Clarice Spurlock EVANSVILLE, Ind., Oct. 4 (UP) —a justice of the peace was scheduled to hear oral arguments today on whether there is sufficient evidence to hold Mrs. Clarice Spurlock on a charge she poisoned her mother with arsenic last year. Mrs. Spurlock, who celebrated her 2Sth birthday anniversary in jail, was arrested on an affidavit filed in Vanderhurgh circuit court. That affidavit was voided by a state supreme court ruling that held it should have been filed in a lower court. Mrs. Eunice Irene Dearing, 56. Huntingburg, died during a visit to her daughter's home here last November. Mrs. Spurlock appeared briefly before Justice Russell Jiuld yesterday, but he delayed oral argu- I inents until today. Grants Watts Change Of Judge in Second Sex Slaying Trial SHBLBYVILLE, Ind., Oct. 4— (UP) — Defense and state attorneys today studied a panel o£ three judges, one of whom will preside over Robert Austin Watts' second trial for the 1947 sex slaying of an Indianapolis woman. Shelby Circuit Judge Harold Barger. who presided over Watts' first trial in January, 1948, yesterday granted a defense motion fo'r a change o£ judge. Defense Attorneys Warren M. Brown and Emerson J. Bruuner said Watts could not receive a "fair and impartial" trial from Barger. One oC the judges will be "scratched" by the .defense and another by the prosecution. The third will presided and set the new trial date. They were Samuel J. Offutt, Hancock circuit court; George W. Long, Bartholomew, and William F. Marsh, Rush. Watts was sentenced to the elec- tris chair after his conviction, Jan. 28. 1948. He won repeated "stays ot execution and the U. S. supreme court granted him a new trial, when it ruled, 6 to 3, that Watts was not given all of his constitutional rights after his arrest and during his trial. He is accused of killing Mrs. Mary Lois Burner, a northside Indianapolis housewife, during a struggle for a shotgun in her home, Nov. 12, 1947. Mrs. Hornadoy Rites Held at Brownsburg MONTICBLLO, Ind., Oct. 4— Final rites and burial were held in Brownsburg Tuesday at 2 p. m. for Mrs. Anna Hornaday, who died Saturday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Joe Flinn, in Monticello. She had been in. ill health for some time. Mrs. Hornaday, the wife of O'mer Hornaday, had spent most of her life in Brownsburg. The Horna- days and tiieir daughters' family moved here about a year ago. Surviving with the husband and Mrs. Flinn are another daughter, Margaret Riegel. Indianapolis; a son, Paul. Indianapolis; three sisters, a brother and one grandchild. DOG BITES TOUTH Keith Hiukle, 117 Seventh street, was bitten on the left leg by a dog at Woodlawn avenue, between Nineteenth and Twentieth, streets. The injury was not serious. Stranahan Discusses Indiana Athletics Before Rotary Club "The Condition of Sports in Indiana" was discussed by Bob Stranahan, sports editor of the Indianapolis Star, Monday noon when he spoke before the Rotary club at , its regular meeting in the .Barnes ' hotel. "High school sports are for the recreation of school children and should not interfere with education," he said. "Too often, adults j take over the athletic contests and commercialize them to the detriment of the student players." He pointed out that frequently a man who is a good teacher but a losing coach is purged in the interest, 'of victory. Sports are secondary to education, he concluded. Winners in the football guessing contest sponsored within the club were Bill McCarty. lirst; Lee McCormack, second, and Frank Bott, third. Guests at the meeting were Joe Jordan and Student Rotarians Jim Jordan, Larry Basham and Otto Hilbert, all members of the high school football squad. New Contract Ends Eighteen-Day Strike CONNERSVILLE. Ind., Oct. 4— (UP)—Operations returned to normal today at the Avco American central plant after some 1,200 em- ployes ratified a new contract agreement and ended a.n IS-day strike. The workers, members of Local 151, CIO United Auto Workers, struck Sept. 14 when contract negotiations deadlocked. The union Traffic Figures Show | Drivers More Cautious CHICAGO (UP)—American mo- i torists are learning to drive more i safely, the National Safety Council | announced. There were more cars on the road last year than at any time in the nation's history, yet the mileage death rate was the lowest on record. There were 32,000 traffic death* in the U. S. in 194S—700 fewer than in 1947. Read Classified Ads PRINCE BETH of Sweden (left), head of Stockholm "Porter Corps," hauls on a rope as he helps launch a new boat at Stockholm. 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This is the car with more head room, leg room and arm room, and more real visibility . . . not Itss. This is the car that lets you drive without shifting. Come in and see it. Come in and compare it. Gome in and see how easy it is to own. Then you'll decide on De Soto. KEN FISHER MOTORS, Inc. 706-8 Burlington Ave., Logonsport - Phone 3279 YOUR DIMES AND DOLLARS mi #&p wrir OV€RJ Your help is needed NOW! Tomorrow — next week — next month — it will be too late! Yes NOW during our Community Chest campaign every dime and dollar you and your neighbors contribute — helps determine the future comfort and welfare of our community! Don't put this important civic duty off! Give generously! Give today! Remember! Everybody benefits — when everybody gives! And that includes YOU! The H. W. Gossard Company and Employees

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