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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 51

Logansport, Indiana
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Sunday, October 16, 1960
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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1960. WE PHAROS-TRIBUNE iad LOGANSPORT, PRESS, LOGANSPORT. INDIANA PAGE TWENTY-THREE Col Crane Began Air Career As Cadet In MO • 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,°Hawau, where he went through the Japanese raid on Dec. 7 of that year. COLONEL CRANE, a rugged- lodkihg 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 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. In 1953, Col. Crane was reassigned to Korea and Japan as a tactical squadron commander. ON RETURNING to 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 COL. VINCENT M.. CRANE "Stratojet" to be .stationed at Forbes AFB from the Boeing aircraft plant at Wichita'to the base. Colonel Crane, before entering the service, graduated from high 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, 10, live on base. 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 Outstind ing Unit Award, President 6f Korea Citation and nine campaign and service awards. mm. awl niam BE CUSTOM-FITTED FOR THE MATTRESS THAT'S RIGHT FOR YOU with the SeaJy CONFORM-A-GRAPH Good Homekt»p*r: Built to rigid quality specifications for modest budgets. Gives years of service. 49 50 I each- piece Health Guard: Keeps its firm contours and resiliency through hardest wear. A great favorite. 50 (Pjtant Pending) There's a mattress,that's best for you—and we have it! Let us show you visually which one will give you complete comfort. This r»ew method fits you to the mattress . . . and it to you. It eliminates guesswork ... indicates the firmness—even the length—that's best. Come in now and be measured for better sleep better health. It costs you absolutely nothing. You'H be fitted for one of these Seafy favorites: Sealy Reit: Assures firm, resilient support, extra steeping comfort. Top quality. m Posturepedic: Designed by orthopedic surgeons Qullted-wlth-Foam Pottvrepedic: Eitra luxury Peilurepedie. Foam padding, qu iH«tf Into caver. Harvey E. Might, Retired Carpenter, Dies Af Peru Home PERU-Harvey E. (Pete) Hight, 82, i 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. Bom in Fulton County, Jan. 31, 1878, he was the son of George W. and Sarah Jane (Showalter) Hight. He was married in 1900 to Ann* L. S»cher,>who died in 1938. Surviving'are three sons and three daughters, ; Elmer, Greentown; Louis, Rosenburg, Ore.; Edward Hight, Mrs. Joseph Ammerman, Mrs. Robert Mooney and Mrs. Chester ' Ireland, Peru; 27 grandchildren and 55 great-grandchildren. Three'sons, three daughters, four brothers and » 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. Friends may call at the funeral home after 10 a.m. Monday. Needlecratt -32-Inches Tall He's 32-inches high—big as a little boy. We love him—your youngshter will love having this boy 3oll for a playmate! Pattern 663; transfer pattern; easy-tp-follow directions 32-inch boy doll only. Dress in boy's size- J outgrown .clothes! Send Thirty-five Cents (coins) for this pattern—add 10 cents for each pattern for Ist-elass mailing. Send to Logansport Press, 333 Needlecraft Dept., P. 0. Box 169, Old Chelsea Station, New York 11, N. Y. Print plainly PATTERN NUMBER, NAME, ADDRESS and ZONE. JUST OFF THE PRESS! Send now for our exciting, new 1W1 Needlecraft Catalog. Over 12S-designs to crochet, knit, sew, embroider, quilt, weave—fashions, homefurnishings, toys, gifts, bazaar hits. Plus FREE—instruc- tions'for six smart veil caps. Hurry, send 25c now! PLEADS NOT GUILTY PERU-Oscar Easter, «5, of 87 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 Grund^ Former Peru Resident ^ Expires In Oregon PERU-Harold R. Scott, about 60, -of. Salem, Oregon, former Nickel Plate Railroad trainmaster here, died at his home Thursday, according to word received here. He left Peru in 1953 when he was transferred to-Frankfort. He retired there because of ill health and rrloved to Salem, Oregon. Surviving are the widow, two daughters and a son. Funeral services will be in Salem, Monday. Burial will be th'ere. The body is'at the Howell - Edwards funeral home, Salem. ( RBM Foremen's Club Has Dinner-Meeting; Nominate Officers BBM' 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. A fund was set aside to lake care of any emergencies arising in the community in the future. Tom Morris made a motion that a committee be set up to investigate hardship cases in the community and the president vice- president and treasurer were named to the committee. Officers for \the ensuing 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 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 cents for each pattern for first-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 Fall and Winter Pattern .Catalog —every page in exciting color! Over 100 styles for all sizes, al occasions plus school . . . 35c. 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 S47.70 upon conviction Friday afternoon in Fulton circuit court of a charge of driving under the influence. The court also recommended ' that Asmler's driver's license be suspended for a year. Robert Lee Ewen, 17, R.R. 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, Rochester, was driving his 1953 car north on Main when Ewen, who^was driving a 1951 car, made a left turn in front of .him. Easterday - applied his brakes and skidded some 62 feet before hitting the Ewen vehicle. Damage was estimated at $250 to the Ewen vehicle and $375 to the Easterday auto. Admitted to Woodlawn hospital: Billy Guthrie, R.R. 6, Rochester. Dismissed: Vernon Bules, Etna Green; Mrs. Walter Ball, R.R. 6, Rochester; Ammon Dewald, Macy. Births: Mr. and Mrs. Dean Harwell, R.R. 4, Rochester, are the parents of a son. 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 G.olh- ard 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. Gothard 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. 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. Continue Rood Land Trial Mon. INDLWAPOLIS (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 Us 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 for less than the state later paid for a small part of it. Arthur said he put a $18,500 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 M. Chapman and Vice President 0. William Blair. State records 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. Dog. gett, 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. 1 ' Skaltsas testified also that he had received a telephone call from Doggett asking him to "hurry up" one of the grants. Fog Grounds Pilot, Has To Rely On Bus LA PORTE, Ind. (AP)-Harold Lloyd Volrath, 37, Lambertville, Mich., continued his trip to Toledo by bus Saturday after failing to make it-in his single-engine plane. Volrath said heavy fog forced him to land at a farm one-half 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 LE DONNE Final rites for John L« Donne, 66, former local resident, 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 home. The Rosary will be recited there at 7:30 this evening. 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 to 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. «* coming* ORIGINAL OUMhruW Starts Tomorrow Morning Turn to Peg* 6 and 7 In Today's " family Weekly PORTER DRUG CO. "Your lUxall Store" Cor. 4th ft Market " MflnMf Otrlrtrl BUNKER Hill AIR FORCE BASE To LOGANSPORT HOSPITALITY DAYS "YOU A« THULY WiLOOMT ALWAYS" t THIS COMMUNITY IS PROUD OF YOU SHERWIN-WILLIAMS CO. 7M I. Mark* Dial 4266 In Recognition of the Air Force Blue During Operation Hospitality Week OCTOBER 17th thru OCTOBER 22nd ANY BLUE PLAIN GARMENT CLEANED and PRESSED DRY CLEANING SfRVKI WINDOW Open 7 a. m. to 9 p. m. MONDAY thru SATURDAY ARE YOU SATISIED WITH YOUR WASH? 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