The Logansport Press from Logansport, Indiana on October 29, 1957 · Page 15
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Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, October 29, 1957
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29,1937 THE LOGANSPORT PRESS, LOGANSPORT. INDIANA PAGE THREE Arrests In Sunday Wrecks Several Accidents In City On Weekend Drivers were charged by police after three accidents Sunday. Estel Whitehead, 55, of 117 Seventh, hit a parked- panel iruck in front «' 129 Sixth street Sunday at 3 p.m. The truck belonging to Walter Titus, was damaged 01 the. left front. Whitehead stopped against the front of the store building. Both vehicles were badly damaged and Whitehead •was charged with driving under the influence, intoxication, reckless driving and driving without a license. AVhitehead was taken to ' Memorial hospital and then to jail. At Seventeenth and Market at 1:10 a.m. .Sunday, a car driven by James JR. Jarrett, 23, of Kokomo, and one driven by Betty L. Moss, 21, of Twelve Mile, were in contact and Jarrett was charged with driving while under the in- ffuence. He tested .246 on the drunkometer. Frances Hendrickson, 21, of Kewanna,' riding in the Moss car, was treated for a cut on the head. Joseph C. Casalini, 17, of 713 W. Broadway, was charged with . failure to signal a -iurn after a mixup at W. Broadway and US 24 at 11:35 a.m. Monday. The other driver was Paul E. Watts, 613 Bartlett. Jess Yeager, 72, of Route 2, Camden, cut away from the curb too quickly from Where he. was parked in front of 89 Market street yesterday, and damaged a car parked there registered to Milford House,' Royal Center, according to a police report. FAR FROM FIGHT MOB—Convalescing James D. Norris relaxes at Spring Hill Farm in Florida. Reading over the shoulder of the International Boxing Club's president is the highly regarded yearling, R. Butler, which will first go to the races at Hialeah Park in January. Horses come first with Jim. At 12:01 a.m. Sunday a car driven by Anthony J. Cappoli, 27, of 1617 Erie struck a parked auto, McKee of street near Broadway. Damage was minor. Pdchard Ohman reported to police his- automobile was hit by a hit-and-run car West Market. owned by Richard Rochester, on Sixth in front of 422 Seeks To Foreclose A Mechanic'c Lien Complaint seeking to foreclose on a mechanic's lien, asking judgment of ?&19, was entered in Cass circuit court Monday' by Fred Evans, doing business as the Elevator Equipment and Supply Company of Indianapolis 'against the Early Elevator Co., Inc. of Kokomo, et al. The, action seeks payment for wiring and .parts provided for the installation of an elevator in the local Masonic Temple on Oct. 22, 1956. In addition to the judgment the plaintiff also seeks $300 attorney fees. The plaintiff is represented by attorney-Hall Cochrane of Indianapolis. Teamsters Act Jo Beat Order WASHINGTON UP) — The Teamsters Union moved yesterday to upset a court order barring James R. Hoffa from taking office as its president. The union also sought to force 'out of the' case the judge who issued the order. Lawyers for the giant truckers union filed its action' with the U.S. Court of Appeals. The union asked the court to set aside a preliminary injunction that blocks Hoffa from stepping into the Teamsters presidency. Union lawyers also requested that the Appeals Court direct Federal District Judge F. Dickinson Letts to step 'out of the case. The union petition contended "the actions of Judge Letts . . . throughout the entire proceedings indicate that he has not maintained th&t judicial discretion demanded in a case involving so much adverse publicity to the defendants." SIXTH FLU VICTIM GREENFIELD, Jnd. ffi—David Cain, 22, McCordsville, who died after suffering influenza and a chronic lung ailment, was listed as sixth pcjrson to die in Indiana this> fall from flii complications. Frank Graff, Native Of Lincoln, Succumbs; Final Rites Wednesday GALVESTON — Final rites for Frank Graff, 82, of Lincoln, who died- at 7:05 p.m. Sunday at the Deer Creek nursing home, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Thomas- funeral ,home with Rev. Allen Watson, of Kokomo, officiating. Burial will be in the Galveston cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel. The deceased who had been ill for a year and a half, had been a patient at the nursing home since Oct. 14. A former Pennsylvania railroad employe, he had worked as a lather in later years. Born May 1, 1875, in Lincoln to Adam and Barbara Raikus Graff; he was married May 20, 1900, to Clara Whisman, who survives. Also surviving are two daugh ters, Mrs. Barbara Rodabaugh, Walton, route 1, with whom he had resided since he became ill; and Mrs. Cordelia Sheefei, Anderson; five grandchildren, including Carl Johnson, Walton route 1; six great- grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. A daughter, Mrs. Lucille Logan, died in 1943. Nylon was first made into hosiery in 1938. 409-415 E. BROADWAY DIAL 4166 OPEN ALL DAY WEDNESDAY WEDNESDAY VALUE GEMS Frisco Owner Dies, Players Are Gloomy Despite league Lead vSAN'FBLANCISCO Iff)—The San Francisco 49ers stood alone Monday-atop, the western division of the .National Football Leagues .:. But therg was-oifly gloom.on' the faces-"-of the .players.". 1 . Wednesday Coach-. -. Fra-nkie -'Albert and.some .of~tis stars pallbearers; at- last '-rites, for. co- owmer Tony Morabi-to. He had lived, for the day^ when. his 49ers would hold first place — then missed seeing it happen by less than an ho<ur. Morabikv 47, was stricken with a 'fatal heart attack at Kezar Stadium Sunday at a tirn^ when hie 49ers' were, trailing the Chicago Bears. After his death, the 49ers came from behind.a-nd won 21-17. Morabito, whose, brother, Victor, now" succeeds him as principal owner, handled the multiple business problems of th e team — and still managed time to show a personal interest in the, players. He often showed up for the practice drills."Sunday he-was ini'the dressing room before the start of the game with the Bears to say "good, luck." Theri he went up to the press box- to a date with death. NEW ONES COMING DETROIT .Mi—The auto makers are gaining momentum, in 1958 model output. Public presentation will stretch well into November. Car 'assemblies last ;week numbered' 103,741, up sharply from the preceding week's 72,180.' So. far .this year 4,907,584 .cars have been built, in .U. S. factories. In the like 1956- period 4,557,154 units were assembled.- • ' Fear Arfded To Term Of Perjuring Mayor MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. W-The State Prison parole board has added another year to the perjury term of a former Loogootee mayor, Herschel Jones." ' Jones,- who was accused of 'embezzling about $15,000 in his dual jobs of city court judge and major, was sentenced! to, 1 to 10 years on a perjury charge, • Normally, he would .h^ve been eligible for ..parole at the end of the first year. But Paul L. Myers, State Correction Board chairman, oersuaded the board to delay freeing the- 43-year-old former mayor for at least another,year. • >.Gov..HandTey sat in on the hearing Friday , but' remained silent. '•The governor-ordered the transfer of the most da'nserous of the insane criminals from, Beatty State Hospital to the prison until better security- is provided at the hospital. "^ Former Local Woman, Anna Peters, Succumbs A former resident of Logans- nort, Mrs.-, Anna Peters,.' died Sunday morning at Tacoma, Wash. Born in Cass county, she was the daughter of Frederick and Sophia Smith Klin?. Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Catherine Morrisey, of Logansport; two nieces, Mrs. Frank Wagner, Logansport; and Mrs Leona Ansley, Tacoma; and two nephews. Charles Sipple, Highland; and Clemens Schloss, Tacoma/ .Her husband, George, and a son, William preceded in death. :The body is scheduled, to arrive Thursday at the Kroeger funeral home where services are pending. BIRD IN HAND—Dizzy Trout shows off the bird he bagged in a cornfield near Sebewaing, Michigan's traditional pheasant capital. Trout quit broadcasting .Detroit- games' last, season to pitch for Baltimore. Get Land Demanded In Suit 193 Years Ago TRONDHEEM, Norway MV-Two formers in. the rural community. of Verran have finally won a lawsuit instituted by their families 193 years ago- for return of timberland seized by the state in 1/764. The court awarded them the land. It refused them dances for timber,cut in the interval. Wesley Draper, 79, Succumbs Near Cutler, Rites To Be At Flora FLORA—Final rites will be held at the Carter funeral home at 2 p.rr. Thursday for Wesley E. Draper,-79; a retired farmer, who died of a heart attack in the yard of his home three _and one-half miles west of Cnner" at •*:?» a.m. Monday. ' Rey. E. E. Morris, of Cutler, and Rev. Walter Curtis, of Bringhurst, will be in charge and burial will be in the BaU Hill cemetery. Friends may call after 10:30 a.m. today. Born east of Bringhurst on March 11, 1878, he was the'son of Jacob and Adelia Crites Draper. His first marriage was to Virtie Little, who died in 1926. On October 25, 1939 he married Hazel Reck, his only survivor. -Five sister, and three 4 brothers preceded him in death. The deceased was a member of the Carroll .county farm bureau. New York Thinks Us Kids Smarter Than Res! Of The Nation's NEW YORK . W-Normal eighth graders in' New York City are from three months to four years ahead of eighth graders elsewhere in ,thg nation in arithmetic and .reading, and New York's "gifted" children show up even better, a survey .has disclosed. The survey' was made by the city's Bureau of Educational Research, using nationally standardized tests to measure reading ability and- arithmetic achievement. Break Up Teen-Af* , Drinking BoitfjQrtc Boy Has Stolen Car EVANSVILLE, Ind. (fl - A W- year-old girl gave officers the slip early yesterday after police s%id they broke up a teen-age drinking party in her home, where she was caring for a 9-year-old ailing brother. Her mother had left her in charge of the sick boy when she went to Chicago. ' Acting on a tip, police went to the east sidf home and watr.hed 8 to 10 teen-age boys slither icto the darkness. -Gerald Johnson, 18, Evansville, was arrested in a stolen car behind the home and six other boys were apprehended. But the girl escaped. The ailing boy was .taken to Deaconess Hospital where his condition' was reported good. 1 Brother Of Walton Woman Dies At Near Frankfort, Ind. WALTON — Word has been received here by Mrs. Ruth Bucher of the death of her brother, Clarence Sleek, of near Frankfort, who died suddenly- at .his home after a heart attack. He was 50. Survivors include the widow, Lucille; a daughter, Doris, at home; and a son, Russell, stationed with the.armed services in Germany. The deceased was the son of the late Jacob and Florence Sleek, of Monon. Final 'rites are pending^ a Rossville funeral home awaiting the son's return from Germany. G,R SALE Swiss Watthes for Men and Women 8.95 Values to 74.95 • All anti-magnetic • finest Swiss accuracy • guaranteed main springs • some wafer thin- models some water and shock resistant • all guaranteed movements <t all are tested for accuracy before leaving the factory: Buy for yourself and gifts! JEWELRY-FIRST FLOOR When you're 1 out of 8... 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