Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on October 2, 1960 · Page 47
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 47

Logansport, Indiana
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Sunday, October 2, 1960
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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2,1960. THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE »nd LOGANSPORT PRESS, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA PAGE NINETEEN CarrolIGOP Women Meet DELPHI-Mrs. Ben Been of Burrows was hostess to 132 members of the Carroll, County Woman's Republican club Wednesday afternoon when Mrs. Charles .Halleck showed, the .film '"Great Ladies Luncheon" given" in Chicago during the Republican-convention. It was a sound film.and was much enjoyed by all thpse present. Mrs.'Roy Conrad, president of the Carroll County Woman's Republican club presided at the. meeting and introduced Mrs. Halleck who showed the film. She also presented all present with red, white and blue pot holders "I'm for Halleck.'" Punch -and an elephant shaped cake were served with Mrs. Conrad at the punch bowl and Mrs. Fred McCain, county Republican vice chairman serving the cake. Miss Sandra McNear of Lafayette accompanied Mrs. Halleck to the .meeting. Mrs. Conrad will be hostess to the club on October 26 at the Sportsman Hotel owned by Senator and Mrs. Conrad near Monticello. ' . On November 5, A Halleck for Congress caravan will tour Car roll county and wind up at the REC auditorium when Congressman Halleck will make his final speech of the campaign. Mrs. McCain announced that on October 17, The Young Republicans will sponsor a fish fry and dance at Flora with Curley Myers and his orchestra of WFBM TV Station as guest entertainers. A Phil Willkie meeting will-be held at Camden on Wednesday of next week at 7:30 p.m. and the Republican' candidate for governor Mr. Ristine will speak at- Flora on October 27. According to Mabel Brewer, clerk of the Selective Service board, reports that Joseph Veach of Camden and Monfort Ballard of Delphi, a transfer from Alabama, will report October 19, at the Examining and Induction Station in Indianapolis for induction. Scheduled to report for pre-induction physical examinations at the same time and place are Toby Cedarquest, of R 1, 'Brookston; James Beighler, of Camden; John Hanna of Delphi; Larry Ridenour of Bringhurst, and p> °s- ently at Albuquerque, N. M.; John Carney Jr. of Monticello and Robert Ryan of Flora. Mrs. Richard Cowdin and children of Haddonfield, N. J., are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Crowell of north of Delphi for two weeks. She will also visit Mrs. Mayme Cowdin in Delphi, mother of Mr. Cowdin. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Laughlin of Eoinburg, Texas have been guests of- her sister, Mrs. Paul Quick and Mr. Quick. Bad News On Quail: 26 Percent Fewer hi The Slate Now LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP)-Bad news .for Indiana bird hunters came Saturday from Purdue University. Purdue statisticians estimatec the 1960 Hoosier quail crop al slightly over two million—a drop of 26 per cent from last year. The Indiana pheasant total was put at 330,000—down 19 per cenl from 1959. Almost 90 per cent ol the pheasants are believed to be in the northern half of the state and more than 75 ]W cent probably are in the northern one-third Indiana's . flocks of Hungarian partridge were believed down 1! per cent to about 110,000. Most ol them probably' are in the northeastern one-third of the state. VOTING RECORD—Other members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) take their prerogatives of democracy more seriously than the U.S. Map shows percentage of eligible voters -who cast ballots in each country's most recent important national election. Luxembourg is highest, with 97 per cent, due to the fines levied against nonvoters. But Italy's close behind with. 93.85 per cent. Contrasting U.S. average is 60.04 per cent. Telegraph Manager Retires William L. McArthy, manager of the local Western Union Telegraph company, 423 Fourth? has retired after 53 years service. Since 1929 he .has been manager of the local company, but he began his career with the company as a- teen-age messenger boy in Carmi, Illinois. He became manager at Mt. Vernon,. Indiana, in 1919, and. from, there went to Wabash as manager, coming here 31 years ago. His reminiscing over more than half "a century in one business cov- .ers mechanical transitions, such as the automatic printers, which replaced the original Morse code telegraph. He also remembers well, from his messenger boy days, the terrified reaction .which he encountered when 'delivering messages in those days when telegrams ,were mostly used to send "bad news." Since his working days have all been in the communication field it is not surprising that the hobby he has is akin to this. He is a ham radio operator and says he anticipates spending quite a bit of time in pursuing that hobbv. Plans for travel will only include possible trips to see his children and grandchildren. The McArthy's, who live at 1321 High, have two sons: Richard L., a lieutenant commander in the'. Navy, who is stationed in Washington, D.C.; and Phillip, of Hartford, Connecticut, who is employed by Standard Oil of 'New Jersey. The couple has . four grandchildren. McArthy, a veteran of World War I, served overseas with the Army. He is a member of the Elks lodge and the Ninth street Homer T/iomos, Retired Camden Farmer, Is Dead CAMDEN—Homer' W. Thomas, 75, retired Camden farmer, died, in the Camden nursing home at 1:30 a.m. Saturday after an illness of 14 months. He was born Jan. 23, 1885, in Marion, the sort of John S. and Frances Hahn Thomas. i . His marriage on March 30, 1909, was to Hazel" M. Field. He was a member of the Wheeling Presbyterian church, Survivors include the widow; four daughters, Mrs. Harold Myers and Mrs. William Sparks, both of Galveston, Mrs/Arthur Langevin, of Toledo, Ohio, and Mrs. Wayne Archibald, of Frankfort; five grandchildren and- one great-grandchild; three sisters, Mrs. Jack Sanders, 'of Lancing, Mich., Mrs. Ruth Thomas and Mrs. Sam Snell, both "of Logansport. , • Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. (CST) Monday at the Wheeling Presbyterian church, Rev. Dallas Landrum officiating. Burial will be made in the Onward cemetery. The body will lie in state'for one hour at the church preceding the services. Friends may call at the Leiter funeral home in Flora. Woman Leads Hunt For Morgan Treasure LONDON (AP)—A 51-year-old British woman is preparing an expedition to Latin America to search for the legendary treasure of Sir Henry Morgan, 17th century buccaneer who later became governor of Jamaica,. Miss Anna Mitchell Hedges said she unearthed clues to the hoard while, exploring the area with her fa- kins Air force TERRY ANDERSON Terry Anderson has enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and is taking basic training at Lackland AFB, Texas. He is the son of Mrs. Ellen Pugh, of 417 Barron street. His address is: Terrv Anderson AF 165 72 626; PO Box 1511 FLT 1163, Lackland AFB, Texas. Establish New Group In NATO Command HEIDELBERG, Germany (AP) —The Central Army Group (Cen- tag) was formally established here Saturday as the newest member of the NATO military command. Centag comprises all American tactical ground forces in Europe as well as German and French troops under the command of Gen. C. D. Eddleman, who also is commander of the U.S. Army in. Europe. It is responsible for ground defense of an area that extends from the borders of Austria and Switzerland almost to the Ruhr. John F. Rcfiicrford Of Winamac, Dies At Home Of Son Earl WINAMAC-John F. Retherford, 87, died early Saturday morning at the home of his son, Earl, at New Castle. Born Feb. 23, 1873, in Tipton County, Indiana, he was the son of John and Sarah Marsh Retherford. His wife, Fairy, preceded lum in death on Apr. 23, 1946. A retired farmer, he was a member of the Bethel Friends church in Jeffersn Township. Surviving are. besides his son. Earl, two other sons, Roy of Anderson, and Rev. John Retherford of Wabash; four daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Davis of Phoenix, Ariz., Mrs. Juanita Fields of Brookston; Mrs. Gladys Reingardt of White Pigeon, Mich., and Mrs. Thelma Peters of Winamac; 27 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Charles of Elwood and Cleve of Alexandria. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. (stand-' ard time) at the Nazarine church here, Rev. Truman Carter officiating and R. H. Ericfcson assisting. Burial in Winamac cemetery. Friends may call anytime after noon on Sunday-at the Fry and Lange funeral home in Winamac. Christian church. ther. The treasure has been esti- His temporary successor is ] mated to be worth as much as Frank Krischak of Anderson, whojSSOO million, will remain here until the arrival of Mr_ Erickson of Manistee, 27,000 LET OUT Michigan, who will be the.perma- nent manager. EXERCISING "THE FRANCHISE—The percentage of the population 21 and over which actually went to the polls to cast a ballot in the 1956 presidential election is given for each state on the map above. Connecticut was tops with 78.2 per cent. Mississippi was lowest with 22.09 per cent. He's Winning fight To Sever Booze, Ballots HAMMOND, Ind. (AP)—J, Ralston Miller thinks he's winning his battle to separate booze and ballots. The 54-year-old Hammond resident, who happens to be the Prohibition Party nominee for governor, says it is against Indiana law to use any place .where liquor is stored or served as a polling place. •In recent years as many as 25 Lake County polling places have violated this law, Miller said. He added it makes no difference that Jail Getting Real Popular The prisoner population of the Cass county jail during September of 1960 was more than twice the number held during the same period a year earlier, according to the monthly statement released Saturday by Sheriff Bernard (Bub) Leavitt. ( The 112 prisoners during the month just ended were served 1,472 meals, according to the report. Members ot the department travelled- approximately 4,500 miles during September in trans- fering patients to the' State hospital and prisoners to Pendleton no drinks are served during vot- and Putnamville. ing hours. Miller protested to Ben Roberts,president of . the, Lake County Board of Commissioners, and said he received this reply: "It is the desire of the Lake County Board 'of Commissioners not to use taverns for polling places. We have turned the matter over to the secretary of the election board." STATEMENT OF THE OWNERSHIP. MANAGEMENT, CIRCULATION, ETC. OF . THE SUNDAY PHAROS-TRIBUXK AND tOGAXSPQRT TRESS As required by the Act'of August 24, 1912. Published Sundays at Lojjansport, Indiana. ' Publishers—Pharos-Tribune Co. Inc.—Press publishing- Co. 'Inc Logransport, Indiana Kditor — Fred Franklin .'. .Log'ansport, I-ndiatia Business Manager — George D. Grubbs Logansport. Indiana Owners •— Names and addresses of stockholders holding one per cent or more, 6C'the total amount oE stock: L The Pharos-Tribune Co. Inc.—The Press Publishing Co- Inc.' . ' -. •• .Tjogansport, Indiana J. M. Druck, Marie Bahr Fettlg. George Grubbs, and "Walter Newman, all of Logansport, Ind.. Mrs. Rae Druck of St. Paul. Minn.; Fannie Clyman ot Los Angeles, Calif.; H. S. Herman ot St. Paul, Minn.; A. Berman of South Bend, Ind. and Sarah Czech o£ Miami, Fla. .' Known bond holders, mortgagees and other security holders owning or holding one per cent or more of total amounts of bonds, mortgages or other securities, NONE. 4 Average number of copies of each ssue of thin publication Bold or distributed through the malls or otherwise to paid sub ecrlbers during the 12 months preceding the date of statement' ,T. 31. DRUCIC, Publisher Sworn to and subscribed before me this first day of October, 1980. <Seal> MARIE BAHR FETTIG, Notary Public. My commission expires December 23, 1961. The Sheriff and his deputies investigated 19 accidents during the month, 12 property damage and 7 personal injury, one of them fatal. There were 12 criminal arrests made during September according to the report and these included larceny, 3; burglary,.!; forgery, 4; fraudulent checks, 1; mayhem, 2; and murder, 1. There was a total of 54 prisoners held in the jail during September 1959. Serious Charges In Shooting Of Woman In Family Dispute VERSAILLES, Ind^ (AP) James Home, 40, faces a charge of murderous assault in the shooting of a woman wfien Home tried to get his estranged wife to return home. The wounded woman, 25-year- old Mrs. Mary Jane Heidorn of Osgood, was reported in serious condition in the Batesville Hospital. Ted Stephenson, Osgood town marshal, said Home told him his .22 caliber -target pistol fired by accident as somebody beat him on the head in Mrs. Heidorn's dark' ened apartment in Osgood .Friday night. Home, an electric company line worker in Shelbyville, said he went to the apartment where his wife, Charlene, 25, was living, in an effort to persuade her to return home. He was ordered held in the Rip. ley County jail on J2.000 bond. Native Of City Dies In Wyoming Word has been received of the dea^h .in Sheridan, Wyo. Friday, of Mrs. Hildegarde (Strebel) Mills, 62, a former resident of Logans port. Born in this city, she moved to Indianapolis, in 1918 to enter St Vincent's school of nursing, from which she graduated in 1922. She went to Sheridan in 1932 and was on the nurses staff of the Veteran's hospital for many years. .She was also a graduate of St. Joseph's school of music and played the organ in the Catholic church in Sheridan. She is survived by her husband, Sylvester Mills, of Sheridan; her mother, Mrs. Val Strebel; three sisters. Marie Strebel, Mrs. Teresa Gibson and Mrs. Geneva Miller, all of Indianapolis; and one brother, V. J. Strebel, also of Indianapolis. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at the Champion funeral home in Sheridan. The paper industry accounts VIENNA'(AP) _ The. Czechoslovak Communist' regime has fired 27,000 civil servant's, in an attempt to cut down the nation's 'or 53 per cent of the water used swollen bureaucracy, the. Prague industrially in Arkansas. (newspaper Bude Bravo says. TO ASK DIVORCE LONDON (AP) - Actress Margaret Leighton said Saturday night she will seek a divorce from actor Laurence Harvey. Miss Russia Now Claims Antarctic Discovery LONDON (AP) - The Soviet magazine Soviet Union claims that Antarctica was discovered by the Russians and not by the British. The magazine published an old document it said proves that the Russian explorer Fabian von Bellingshausen first set eyes on the ice continent 14 days before Lt. Edward Bransfield of the British navy saw it in January 1820. HARTKE RL WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Leighton, who was married to Vance Hartke, D-Ind., is suffering Harvey in 1957, added "I cannot from laryngitis' his • office said yet say on what grounds." Har-1 Saturday. vey left London Friday night by I The H o o s-i e r lawmaker was plane for Hollywood to make a forced to cancel three speaking engagements in New York state. There's nothing like ACRILAN* CARPET * Mohawk and Firth Read the Wont Ads! 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