The Logansport Press from Logansport, Indiana on October 29, 1957 · Page 17
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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'FIVl! Sentence For j Contempt Stays LaPorte Newscaster To Take An Appeal LA PORTE, Ind. (#>—A- special judge refused Monday to reconsider a 45-day Qourt contempt sentence against a radio newscaster, and an appeal to the Indiana Supreme Court was planned. Special Judge Harry Long ofj Gary ruled Oct. 14 radio! broadcast by Jean R. LaGrange, j 39.-'.which resulted in a mistrial I in a murder case, "was calculated to obstruct the administration of justice." LaGrange remained free under a $1,000 bond posted by his radio station, VVLOI, La Porte. .The contempt case hinged on LaGrange's implications o'f collusion in a reported ."deal" offered to the accused murderer to get him a suspended sentence, if he'd plead guilty to a manslaughter charge. ;• Judge Long said it made no difference whether LaGrange's reports of such. a deal were the truth, and, added, "These things have been done in every court I have dealt with." In overruling the defense motion for reconsideration, Judge Long, rejected defense counsel Albert H. Gavit's contention that the contempt citation violated the constitutional guarantee of freedom of the press. Gavit also protested that LaGrange hadn't been allowed to offer full defense because the letter effecting a deal was not accepted as evidence. Gayit also contended that the broadcast could not constitute direct contempt of court because it took place outside the courtroom. Judge Long said LaGrange's broadcast comments about the murder case were damaging because "a jury is not steeled gainst being swayed by publicity" as judges are. The broadcast resulted in the fourth no-decision trial against Robert Lee Johnson, 34,' South Th e Soviet Union proposed Mon- TROLLEY OF TOMORROW—Offering a striking contrast between past and future, this gleaming silver-colored monorail train in Tokyo sweeps some 30 feet above the ground over the tracks of an old-fashioned streetcar. The two-coach "flying train," the first in the Orient, carries 62 passengers in its quarter-mile journey, between two zoos in Tokvo's Ueno Park. Russia Would Switch Talks To 'Little Assembly 1 US Rejects The Idea As Impractical Arid A Stalling Act By MARK EMOND UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. W- Bend, for a fatal holdup at South Bend in 1949. Johnson told LaGrange he refused his lawyer's "deal" offer because he wanted to be vindicated in a trial. TOLL ROAD VICTIM Gary, Ind, W) — Mrs. Caroline Ausema, 51, Chicago, died in a day that disarmament talks be switched from big power secret meetings to a public 82-n-ation "Little Assembly:" In a surprise, move, the Soviet Union urged the abolishment of •the U.N.'s 12-natidn disarmament commission and its 5-nation subcommittee, which has been carrying on private talks since 1954. Chicago hospital Monday.-from, a! The United States rejected the one-car crash on. the 'Indiana toll road here Saturday. The car driven by her husband, Cornelius, 49, skidded on snow and crashed Mo a guard rail.' Winter Term will Stoc«mb*r 9 C*vn*i hi BmbMn Adminlilrati** •nd Finance tncvtlv* S«T«t«no) Probulcnal Appr*v*d for Vet.nm Trolnhy BM>n«w. Training NOT International College i Wayne 2, Indiana .' Russian proposal as impractical, A U.S. spokesman said, "it appears ' to indicate an uowilling- the Middle East and neutral Asia. India, Japan and others have, proposed increasing the membership of the commission and its subcommittee. Indian Summer To Come Now, Prelude To Winter's Arrival By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Signs of Indian. summer smiled from sunny skies- over Indiana Monday after the season's first snows in a squaw winter weekend. 'The Weather Bureau forecast mild temperatures, around 60 for Tuesday and the -five-day outlook called for warm marks up into the 60s through, the rest of the week. The chilly weekend closed with a statewide freeze..Monday morning, with temperatures ranging from 28 degrees at Lafayette to 30 at South Bend, Indianapolis and Evansville. But warm south breezes and sunshine quickly sent temperatures up into the 50s. Lows around 40 were forecast for Tuesday night. The weathermen couldn't see any signs of rain through the rest of the week. Invite 4 Americans To Entertain Queen LONDON t#) — Four American entertainers — Judy Garland, Count Basic, Mario Lanza and comediaii Ben Lyon—were invited Monday to appeal .before Queen Elizabeth IT- at this year's Royal Variety Performance; The^show at - London's Palladium Theater Nov. ,18 will present 38 of the Queen's, favorite -acts, ranging-'from rock 'n' roll;.singing to ballet dancing. Conduct Trials At Same Time If Need Be To Gel TJvem Handled INDIANAPOLIS Prosecutor John G.. Tinder said 'Monday his office will oe ready to conduct simultaneous, bribe trials, if .nee-. e'ssary, in Indiana's highway .scandals. • Deputy Prosecutor Leroy K. New has been, working several months to prepare for the' bribery trials of Virgil W; (Red) Smith, former. Highway Commission chairman, and Arthur. J. Mogilner, Indianapolis .salesman. Tinder said. -New. might handle one case MDIANAPQLIS (ffi — The men rand he. the other if both should Air Traffic Men Plan Convention who maintain order in the air, over the nation's airports will gather here Wednesday for the second national convention of the Air Traffic Control Assn. Gov. Handley will welcome the group, and Rep. Oren Harris CD- Ark), chairman .of the Interstate Commerce;, Committee, will be main speaker at a Thursday, evening banquet. •come at -.the same time. The- .embezzlement conspiracy trial of Smith and three other men will be resumed Tuesday with the defense .opening its case. The case may go to the jury by the end of the week. . MISSING MAN DROWNED BOONEVILLE, Ind. (0 - Lawrence Herr, 47, who .had been The;. group will tour the Civil missing' from his .Newburg home Aeronautics .Administration's tech-(three days, was found Monday in A Soviet, memo explained that nteal .'development center at Weir the Ohio River at Yankeetown, ap- •broader talks were necessary be- Cook Airport earlier Thursday, 'cause the . commission and •subcommittee failed to advance any agreement. The Western .members • of the subcommittee—the United States Britain, France and Canada- have already supported a 2',-na. tion resolution which- would en dorse the latest Western proposals and send disarmament talks back to the subcommittee. A majority of the assembly backs this resolu tion. Use Cattle Barns To Store New Autos INDIANAPOLIS W)—An array of 1958-model horsepower is being stored out of the public eye ir th s seldom-used cattle barn at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. E. Dallas Smith, fairgrounds ness to negotiate. It casts 1 doubt 'rental supervisor, said about 300 on their intentions with r-egard to any disarmament agreement." new models of Chevrolets, Fords and Oldsmobiles are in the. barn The Western powers believe awaiting dates for public show- that secret meetings keep debate ings. The total is to reach 700 soon from turning into a propaganda, through additions of new Edsels, battle. • [Chryslers,. Ramblers and possibly The Soviet proposal calls for the Buicks. establishment of a permanent disarmament commission composed OldsmoMle will use the barn throughout the year as a zone of all.U.N. member nations. The depot, for storage at the rate of commission would examine, "all 50 cents a day per car. proposals on disarmament submitted to the United Nations" and would make recommendations to the General Assembly. Some diplomats expected the Soviet plan to win support from BILLS making .( ' -.v.-..., the picture look black? 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Goebbels' Diary Aids Worthy Cause CHICAGO CffJ-The diary of Joseph Goebbels, Hitler's propagandist, was put to work Monday in a -fund-raising drive. • The Nazi leader's personal journal and other items from the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif.,' were placed on temporary exhibition in Chicago. The object was to stimulate support for a campaign to raise a four-million dollar endowment for the institution. Preserved - in the Palo Alto vaults arid museum are thousands of original documents which have figured in war and mass violence. CRAMPED FOR ROOM? There's more leg room & head room... more spacious comfort ... in '58 Studebakers. See them today. Studebatoer- Packard LUTES MOTORS, Inc. A __/ iparently drowned. torn Gillespie Will li Filed With (our!; Eslale Worth $57,000 i - , - - • Estate .of the. late Thomas R. Gillespie, 66, who owned the Yellow Cab company here for several years, was opened for probate in.Cass. circuit court Monday with the filing of his will through the law firm of Miller, Baboock and Tolbert. . The estate was valued-at $57,000 •including $50,000 in real, estate and $7,000 in personal with annual rentals, issues and profits amounting to $3,000. The will, dated Feb. 22, 1954, leaves $250 to his mother-in-law, Emma 'Gavin and $250 to. a brother- in-law and sister-in-law, Paul and Retha '.Gavin of Gary'. .. All tte remainder of tfie estate is to be shared by his son,. Dan- iel'of Indianapolis and daughter, Margaret Holdoman of. Gary. Gillespie died October 22. Report Binci To Buy Big (hunk Of Detroit DETROIT '(£).— Singer Bing Cros-by, a bridegroom of four days, is planning to buy a substantial share of the Detroit Tigers baseball team, the Detroit News reported from Los Angeles Monday. The News said Crosby's share is expected to cost $300,000 to, $400,000. When the American League club changed hands last year the sale price was 5% million dollars. Estimates of its 1957 profits run as high as $500,000. It finished fourth. The 53-year-old crooner is selling his stock in the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League, the News said, .because Baseball Commissioner Ford Frick ruled Crosby could not hold substantial interests in both major league teams. Kokomo Youih Released From Local Jail After Three Fines Are Paid • A 20-year-old Kokonio boy was released from Ca&s county jail yesterday afternoon when his three fines were paid. Lester Lawsoii was brought to jail last Saturday night by Harold Slusher, Walton .town marshal!, after the youth fought with a companion who was attempting to keep Lawso nfrom driving z. car while intoxicated. Lawson also resisted arrest. He was assessed .$20 and costs in justice court far resisting arrest, $10 and costs for disorderly conduct, $5 and costs for intoxica- tion'after pleas of guilty to all three charges. Lawson was returned to jail until yesterday afternoon when he was unable to pay the fines. Mrs. George Walters, Formerlocal Woman, Succumbs In Florida Word has been received here by Miss .Ethel Richardson of the death of a former Logansport resident, Mrs, George W. Walters, who died Monday morning at Vero Beach, Florida. Her husband, who is deceased, was an attorney in Logansport before moving to Florida in 1925. Mrs. Walters was instrumental in organizing the YWCA here and served as its first president of the board. The deceased was a member of the Broadway Metho- dist church and for several yean taught a young men's Sunday school class. -UOO Sq HI/A S901AJ9S pSJSim^ ducted at 2 p.m.' Wednesday at Vero Beach. ' Winfield Applegate Resident Of Winamac, Succumbs At Knox WINAMAC—Final, rites for Winfield Applegate, 76, retired oil field superintendent, of Winamac, will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at the Smith funeral home at Carmel. Burial will be in the Noblesville cemetery. He died Saturday night at the Ruff nursing home in Knox after an illness of several months. The deceased was a member of the Masonic lodge and received his 50-year pin last year. Born Sept. 28, 1881, Hamilton county, he came here from Indianapolis. A brother, Ferd, Indianapolis, is the only survivor. The body was removed at noon Monday from the Kennedy funeral home to Carmel. Anna Gail, Loganspcrt Native, Dies; Final Rites To Be Held Today Final rites will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. today at the Chase- Miller funeral home for. Anna Gall, 74, of 508 Shaw street, who died at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Joseph hospital after a lingering, illness. Reverend Kenneth Brady will officiate .and burial will ; be in Mount Hope cemetery. 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