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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 23

Logansport, Indiana
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Sunday, October 16, 1960
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SUNDAY. OCTOBER 16,1960. TOE PHAROS-TRIBUNE ind LOGANSPORT PRESS, LOGANSPORT; INDIANA PAGE TWENTY-THREE Col Crane Began Air CZ_ Career As Cadet In '40 Colonel Vincent M. Crane, a command pilot with over 20 years of continuous'active military service and over 4,400 flying hours, assumed command of the 305th Combat Support.Group at Bunker Hill: Air Force Base on Jan; 4, 1960. The former deputy commander for operations, 305th Bomb Wing, succeeded Col. Robert B. Nowell, who was reassigned to Barksdale Air Force base near Shreveport, La., _ , Colonel Crane entered the service as an aviation cadet during the Battle of Britain in May,. 1940. After graduating; in-1941, he "-was assigned to Hickam Field, Hawaii, where he went through the Ja^ panese raid on Dec. 7 of that year. COLONEL CRANE, a rugged- looking man who resembles Frank Lovejoy, the movie and TV actor,, " flew 72 combat missions as an aircraft commander on B-17s and B-24s in .the South Pacific during 1 1942 and early 1943. He wound up his tour of duty and reported to Texas, where he acted as a squadron commander and director of operations and training. He was with the -headquarters .of Fifteenth Air Force, first as Chief, Flying Safety Division- at .Colorado Springs; and then as Chief, Tactical .Operations Branch, at March Air Force Base, Calif. Harvey E. Retired Carpenter, Dies At Peru Home PERU-Harvey E''(Pete) Right, 82, a retired carpenter, died, at 4~30 a.m. Saturday at the home of his son, Edward Hight, 304 Harrison 'Ave. He had been ill ten .days. He had been "making his home with his son He had spent most of 'his life in Miami County and was a member of the Literary Aid Born in-Fulton County, Jan. 31, 1878 he was the son of George W and Sarah Jane (Showalter) Hight He was married in 1900 to Anna L. Sacher, who died :n 1938. Surviving are three "sons' and three daughters, Elmer, Greentown, ~ Louis, Rosenburg, Oie.; j Edward Highl, Mrs. Joseph Ammerman, Mrs. Robert Mooney and Mrs Chester Ireland, Peru"; 27 grandchildren and 55 great-grandchildren. Three sons, three daughters, four brothers and a sister are.deceased. Funeral services will be held from the Drake-Flowers chapel at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. The.Rev. C F • Golden, will. officiate and burial will' be'in -Mount Hope cemetery. •-•'-.. :, JFriends may call .at the funeral home after 10 a.rru Monday.- COL. VINCENT M. CRANE "Stralojet" to be stationed at ,10, live on base Forbes AFB from ..the Boeing aircraft plant at Wichita to the: base. In 1953, Col. Crane was reas-1 Colonel Crane, before entering signed to Korea and Japan as I the service, graduated from high a tactical squadron commander. ON RETURNING tp the U.S., Col. Crane was assigned to the post of Director of. Operations, 90th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing and 21st Air Division at Forbes Air Force Base, Kan. In 1954, he flew the second B-47 school at Manchester, ' Mass., "(his, home town), attended Tuffs college, 'Medford, Mass., for two years. In 1949,. he graduated from the Armed Forces Staff college, Norfolk, Va. _ He and his wife,: Mary,, and their two , daughters, Jacqueline, 15, and Celinda Anne, COLONEL CRANE has been "decorated numerous times. -His honors include, -the Silver Star, Distinguished F1 y ing Cross; Bronze: Star; Air Medal, > -Air Force Commendation Ribbon, Distinguished Unit Badge with an oak .leaf cluster, Army Commendation Medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, President of Korea Citation and nine campaign and service awards. BE CUSTOM-FITTED FOR THE MATTRESS THAT'S RIGHT FOR YOU Good Homekeeper: Built to rigid quality specifications for modest budgets. 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PLEADS NOT GUILTY ' PERU-Oscar Easter, 65, of 67 East\Main St.; entered a' "plea of not guilty, in city court to charges of- driving while under' the influence of intoxicants , public intoxication and driving on an expired driver's license. His case was set for trial on Nov. 7th by Judge James Grand. Former Peru Resident Expires In Oregon PERU-Harold R. Scott, about 60, of Salem, Oregon, former Nickel Plate Railroad tramraaster here,'died at his home Thursday, according to word received here. He left 1 Peru in 1953 when he was transferred to Frankfort. He retired there because of ill health and jmoved to Salem, Oregon. Surviving are the widow, two daughters'and a son Funeral services will be in Salem, Monday. Bunal will be there. The body is at the HWell - Edwards funeral home, Salem. RBM Foremen's Club Has Dinner-Meeting; Nominate Officers RBM Foremen's Social club met Saturday evening with Wally Loser.' T-bone steaks -were char- coaled by each; member. After the dinner the business session was held. Members were thanked by R L. Dashner and by Harry Binder, personnel manager for their one hundred per cent response on the UF drive. Fine One Driver In Fulton; Another To Be In Court Monday •ROCHESTER—James : Howard Amsler, 33, R.R. -6, Rochester, was fined ,$25 and costs for a total of $47.70 upon conviction Friday afternoon in Tulton Circuit court of a charge of driving under the influence. TheJcourt also rccommended v that ' Asmler's driver's license be suspended for a: ; year. Robert Lee Ewen, 17, RR. 6, Rochester is scheduled to appear in city court Monday night to answer to a charge of failure to yield the right-of-way. Ewen was arrested on Main street, at the junction of Ind. 14 and Ind. 25, at 9:30 ^p.m Friday after being involved in an accident Roy J Easterday, 26, R.R. 6, Rochestei, was driving his 1953 car north on Mam when Ewen, who was driving a 1951 car, made a left turn in front of Mm. Easterday applied his brakes' and skidded some 62 feet before bitting the Ewen vehicle. Damage was. estimated at $250 to the Ewen vehicle and $375 ' to the Easterday auto. Continue Road Land Trial Mon. Aifund was set aside to'.take| ' Admitted to Woodlawn hospital: .care of any' emergencies' arising-JBilly k Guthrie, R.R. 6, Rochester, in the community in the future. .Dismissed: Vernon Bules, Etna Tom Morris made a motion that a committee be setup to investi- Green; Mrs. Walter Ball, R.R. 6, Rochester; Ammon ; Dewald, gate hardship cases in the com-|Macy. munity and the president vice- Births>Mr. president and treasurer named to'the committee. Officers for the enstupg year were'nominated and election will be held prior to the Christmas party Dec. 17. Chairmen for that party are Dick Nethercutt and Keith Hinkle.' Deb Tinkle's orchestra will play. Pattern and Mrs. Dean Harwell,, R.R: 4, Rochester,>are the parents of a son. Slim, Trim Day-after-day dress — casual yet shaped'with 'distinction to give you a slim, trim figure. Note flip- over, collar, curving yoke and-hip pockets. Choose jersey, cotton or no-iron blend. Printed Pattern 9357: Misses' Sizes 12, 14, 16,-18, 20, 40, 42 Size 16 takes 3% yards "45-inch. Send FIFTY CENTS (coins) for "this pattern—add 10 cent's for each pattern for fust-class mail- 'ing. Send to Marian Martin, Logansport Press, 365 Pattern Dept., 232 West 18th St., New York 11, N. Y. Print plainly NAME, ADDRESS with ZONE, SIZE and STYLE .NUMBER. New! Send, now for our 1960 Fair and Winter Pattern Catalog —every page in „ exciting f olor! Over IflO styles"for all sizes, all occasions plus school . . . 35c. Welsh To Talk At Demo Fish Fry In Peru Armory Oct. 28 PERU-Matthew Welsh, Democratic gubernatorial nominee, will be guest speaker at a party fish fry to be held in Peru on Friday, Oct. "28 at the National Guard Armory. .County'Chairman Arthur Goth- afd also announced that efforts are being made to bring,Senator John F.. Kennedy, presidential nominee here for the evening! Welsh's.address will start at 7:30 p.m. Golhard also announced that Senator Vance Hartke is scheduled to meet with party, workers at • the Democratic headquarters here, from 3 to 4'p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. :' ,'.-'..' INDIANAPOLIS- (AP)-Further testimony is due Monday- on quick right-of-way land profits in Wayne County in the highway scandals trial of three top officers of the International Brotherhood of, Carpenters. / The state wound up Friday its series of witnesses on similar deals in the path of Interstate 80 in Lake County and called the first Wayne County witness, Donald Arthur, a farm owner. . Before the trial was recessed for the weekend Arthur testified he had told State Highway Department appraisers he was willing to sell his whole farm SOT less than the state later paid for a small part of it. Arthur said he put a $1«,500. price on his 33-acre farm when he talked, to the appraisers. Two weeks later, he testified, he sold it for .that.-.' price to Carpenters Treasurer Frank Ml Chapman and Vice President. 0. William Blair. State record 1 ; show that Chapman and Blaier sold 1:2 acres of the land to the state three months Iter for $19,000. Conspiracy Charged , Chapman, Blaier and Carpenters President Maurice A. Hutcheson are charged with conspiring to bribe and bribing Harry A. Doggett, a state highway official, to get profits totaling more than $80,000 on right-of-way land deals' in Lake and Wayne counties. Arthur said Chapman and Blaier approached : him in a Richmond hardware store Aug. "1956, and then they were reluctant to look at the property until he insisted they'do so. He said Blaier gave him $1,500 down and paid the rest • Sept- 7, 1956. Spero C. Skaltsas, who handled legal work on the Lake County projects, said the nine deals .in which the- Carpenter:: • officials were involved were called the "Chapman grants." .Skaltsas testified also 'that he hadcreceived a telephone call from Doggett asking him- to "hurry up" one of 'the .grants. LE DONNE Final rites for John Le Donne, 66, former local lesident, will be at nine o'clock -Monday at St. Vincent's church. The Rt Rev. Msgr. John P. Schall will officiate and burial will be in Mt Calvary cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral wme. The Rosary will be recited ;nere at 7:30 this evening. Arrest Macy Man After He Hits Parked Car 'PERU-William A, Shambarger, 24, Route 2, Macy, was arrested for* failure to use due care after he struck a parked car at 6 a:m. Saturday in front of 211 S. .Broadway. •.••-. . Shambarger posted bond at the police - station and indicated, 'he would forfeit it in lieu of appearing in court . . The police report stated that Shambarger was enroute north- on Broadway when his car struck a parked auto owned by C. Adams.: Total property damage to both vehicles was estimated; • at $400. . ' ." FOUR IN MIAMI PERU—The Nixon-Lodge Victory Express, a mock railroad engine, will tour Miami County Tuesday afternoon, Kermit Burrous, Young Republican chairman, announced Saturday. Miami: county Republicans will use the engine ;o distribute campaign literature throughout Peru add the county. BOARD MEETS TUESDAY Cass County Cancer Society Board of.Directors will have, an important meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Fog Grounds Pilot, Has To Rely On Bus LA PORTE, Ind/(AP)-Haroid Lloyd Volrath, 37, Lambertville, Mich., continued his trip to Toledo by bus Saturday after^ailing to make it in his single-engine plant Volrath said heavy fog forcec him to land: at a .farm .one-hall mile, north of here, after.he tried unsuccessfully to- touch down at the'.La Porte Municipal Airport. Sheriff's deputies said Volrath, en route to Toledo from Hobart, landed safely-on the farm of D. A. Kincaid-but damaged the left wing of his plane. Volrath said he, would send workmen to fix. the craft and probably would return to take off later this weekend. • Deaths Starts Tomorrow Morning Turn to Pog« 6 and 7~ In Today's . "Family Weekly" PORTER DRUG CO. "Your Rexall Stors" Cor. 4th: & Market BUNKER HILL AIR FORCE BASE To LOGANSPORT HOSPITALITY DAYS "YOU ARE TRULY WELCOME ALWAYS" . THISCOMMUNCTY'lS'PROUDO'F^rOU . , •- "" / SHERWIN-WILLIAMS CO. 729 E. 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