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Logansport, Indiana
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Sunday, December 17, 1961
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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17,1361 THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE and LOGANSPORT PRESS, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA PAGE THIRTY-ONE Slate Special Session For Pulaski Courici The Pulaski County Council, will meet in a special session Monday to consider additional appropriations that were not included in the regular budget for the year 1961. The Pulaski County Sheriff is asking the ssven. man Council for an extra $250.00 for meals for prisoners for the balance of the year. . , A marriage license was issued here Saturday to Jeffrey L. Swartzell, age 19, of rural route No. 4, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Swatr- zell and Georgia J. Lebo, also 19, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vern Lebo, of Winamac. A young Winamac man^w arrested here and later releas on recogizance bond for failu to support his wife and child.' David WaU of West Main Stree Winamac, was brought into t Pulaski Circuit Court on charg of father's failure to support. T affidavit was filed .by the wif of the defendant, Betty WaU. The Circuit Court Judge has o dered Wall to appear in Court i Tuesday, December 19, at 9: a.m. for arraignment. Skating Party Planned For Rochester Youths ROCHESTER — Another free skating party for the community's youngsters will be conducted over the Christmas holidays on Lake Manitou. , As last year, the day-long affair will be Held in front of Starkey's Landing on the west shore of the lake. It has been set for . Thursday, Dec. 28, and will last from 10 a.m. until dark. W. R. Starkey, owner of the Landing, said local merchants are cooperating with him in the renewed staging of the skating fest by contributing prizes to be given to-skaters throughout the day. FBI Finishes Investigation Of Policeman PERU—Two FBI agents completed their investigation Friday of the alleged brutality of a Peru . policeman which occurred when four Indianapolis negroes were apprehended in an alley on North Broadway while they were attempting to break into the office of the Northern Indiana Public Service Company. The agents' questioned and obtained statements from the arresting officers. Dr. James Guthrie and Dr. 0. B. Johnson. The investigation was instigated by Ferdinand Samper, an Indianapolis attorney, who is representing the burglary suspects. He said Robert Jones, 35, and Harry Whorton, Jr., 21, were slugged by Corporal William Clark. The FBI is investigating the case to determine if there was a possible civil rights violation. The information obtained by the FBI will be forwarded to FBI headquarters. A Miami County Grand Jury investigated the case last week, but did "not return an indictment. Rolla Bunch, 75, Argos, diet at 10:45'p.m. Friday in Parkvie hospital at Plymouth after a illness of four weeks. He ha been a school teacher for . years. Born in Polk township, Marsha county, Sept. 13, 1886, he was th son of Nathan and Jessie Forsytl Bunch. He was married Nov. 3 1912 to Lulu M. 'Beckner. Mr Bunch was a graduate of Tyn high school and attended Va paraiso university. Surviving are the wife, a br ther, Clyde, Argos; two niece and two nephews. Services will be at 2 p.m. Mon day at the Umbaugh funeral horn in Argos with the Rev. Arthur Schencfc oficiating. Burial will b in Buck cemetery at Plymouti Friends may call at the funera home. Funeral services were held Sa urday at Mt Pleasant, Mich., fo H. B. Kumler, 81, former Kewan na furniture dealer and mortician Burial will be Sunday at 3:3 p.m. in the Grass Creek ceme tery.- Mr. Kumler, who died af Pleasant, Wednesday, was a for mer Fulton county treasurer an later was associated with' th Barnes Construction company a Logansport. He was ticket agen for a bus line at Mt.' Pleasant. Surviving are the wife, at home four daughters and one son an one brother, Roy Kumler, Kewanna. Final rites were conducted Fri day for S. Z. Pittinger, a forme Rochester businessman who diec Wednesday in Muncie. He was 8 Sons Of Bunker Hill. Man Killed in Fire PERU—Two sons of a Bunker Hill Air Force Base airman were killed Wednesday in a flash fire which occurred in their trailer home at Lexington, m. They were Robert Lee, 5 and Tony Edwards, 2, sons of A2C and Mrs. James Stickles. Stickles is a member of the 305th Headquarters Sq. Wing and has been in the Air Force seven years. He has been stationed at Bunker Hill for a year. Stickles, .26, was home on leave for four days when the tragedy occurred. Stickles told officers he awoke, saw a flash and almost immediately the trailer was enveloped in flames. He said he tried to fight his way out of the bedroom into the room the boys were sleeping but the intense heat forced him back. Stickles went through a window to get out of the trailer. His wife, Clara, 24, was at work at the time of the fire. years old. Mr. Pittinger was co-owner o the M&M chain dime store i: Rochester that was purchased b the Schultz Brothers company ir 1930. Admissions to Woodlawn hosp tal: Mrs. Con Ahlstrom, R.R. 2 Rochester. Dismissals: Mrs. Rqsella Sande and daughter, R.R: 5, Rochester Mrs. Virginia Kurapka, R.R. Rochester. Mr. and Mrs. Wade Conley Claypool, are the new parents o a son. Manslaughter Trail Of Peru Man Delayed PERU-The trial of Charle Wilburn, 45, Peru ,on a charge of involuntary manslaughter not be held before a jury as scheduled for next Monday in Miami circuit court. Frank V. Dice, attorney fo: Wilburn said disposal of the casi has not been determined. Wilburn has been out of jai on $2,500 bond since last April He was indicted by a Miami County grand jury on April 26 in connection with the death o. George Binkerd, 61, Route 1, Peru. He is charged with striking Kinkerd with his fist in the Sara toga Bar, 72 S. Broadway on Feb 11. Binkerd died April 14 at Dukes hospital, never regaining consciousness. Sale Cal en da, IS 1 Jan. 6—Clifford Hobinson Rineharts Jan. 10—Daniel Caldwell —Rineharts Jan. 13—Vance Cotterman Admx Rineharts Jan. 17—Darrel Berkshire Bridge, Auct. Jan. 18—Jesse Yeager Rineharts Jan. 20—William Meade .Rineharts Jan. 20-^Iohn H. Erdmann Estate ....... '. .: Bridge Feb. 15—Camden Tile Factory „ Rineharts Jan. 22—Glenn Hashbarger ,.. .Rineharts Complete Your Shopping Wrtfa CASH Whan Vow iMt b Md Yoor Ctab fc Short S«» tOCM. fer o On LOCAL HNANa SEE WAYNE CASSa 31fi ipOURTH ST. PHONE 4594 Artie Haskins, 75, Monticello, Dies; Rites Set Monday MONTICELLO—Artie Haskins, 75,- Monticello, died at the'White County 'Hospital Saturday after an illness of three weeks.. Haskins was a retired fanner, and had also been> .employed at RCA in Monticello. He was born to Perry and Ida Swisher Haskins July 3, 1886 in White County. He was married to Lillian Owens Haskins. who preceded him in death in 1938. . ' Haskins was a member of the Pike Creek Brethren Church. Survivors include two sons: Howard and Arthur, both of, Monticello; one step-son, Gerald I Owens, Monon; five' brothers: Emmett, ' Monon; Homer, Bur-1 nettsville; Charles, Lafayette; | Ray, Wolcott; Verlie, Lafayette;, one sister, Mrs. Delia Johnston Lafayette; and 10 grandchildren. Services will be held at. the Miller Funeral Home in Monticello at 3 p.m. Monday with Rev. Leroy Dick officiating. Burial will be in the Pike Creek cemetery. Friends may call after 2 p'.m. Sunday. A. 0. Townsley, 79, Burneltsville, Dies; Services Set Tuesday MONTICELLO — A. 0. Towns ley, 79, of Burnettsville, died at bis home Saturday morning. He had operated a lumber yard in Burnettsville for 56 years. He was born in Carroll County March 17, 1882. to Newton and Luella McMullen. He married Manie Bashoar Sept. 6, 1908. Surviving are his widow; two daughters; Mrs. Margaret Thomas, Midland, Mich.; Mrs. Vemice Geittmann, Winnetka, HI.; three :ons, Herbert, Charlotte, N. C., Btoward, Moody Air Force Base, Ga., Wayne, Burnettsville; one sister, Mrs. Zella Shaffer, Burnettsville; and 13 grandchildren Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Miller Mineral Home in Monticello. Jurial will be in Davis Cemetery, friends may call at the funeral wme after 4 p.m. Sunday. Celest Swifzer, 80, MONTICELLO - Mrs. Celest Switzer, 80 of Monticello, a member of the first graduating class of Idavijle High School, HONOLULU CAP) - Air Force nose cone catchers missed a Flu Outbreak In 4 States 'WASHINGTON (AP)-The U.ST ; Public Health 'Service reported . Saturday it has confirmed outbreaks of influenza in Florida, tUU)£> UJ. J.uav^uc J.ugu uwiv/vi, V.IIQHV.C uw mi ^«-w. —~— T , .j .. nthpr-cTaTPC AlflS- passed away at the White County No. 36's orbited capsule Saturiay " s^ ^e otner states ^M Hospital Friday night. , when, it apparently fen out of ^ C ™™^'^™^°^ Hospital Friday night. . __ She was born June 18, 1881! their range into the Pacific near near IdaviUe to Peter and Caro- Hawaii. The capsule was spotted and air-sea recovery efforts launched. The capsule had whirled around the earth at over 17,000 miles an hour a record four days—the limit the Air Force assigns' Discover capsules to orbit. An Air Force spokesman said the 300-pound .gold-plated prize WORLD'S LARGEST WREATH—The Kentucky capito) grounds at Frankfort resemble a huge Christmas card The 34-foot diameter floral clock which usually bears the word "Kentucky" now is the world's largest wreath with the words "Peace on Earth." Since May the dock's wishing pool has yielded $2,000 for various child-care institutions. Miami Court Asked To Revoke Youth's Suspended Sentence PERU — A petition has been iled in Miami Circuit Court b; Prosecutor- Walter Bixler to revoke the suspended sentence o £arl Henry 'Hewitt, 19, Route Denver. Hewitt is one of 15 youth scheduled to appear in city cour Monday on charges of breakin, and entering and petit larceny. Hewitt was given a suspendet sentence of six months at thi state farm on Sept. 13 by Judg Jenry Bailey on a charge o aiding an escape from jaiL Hewitt at that time also was fined '$5. The sentence was suspended on condition that Hewitt behave we] and that he report to Probatioi Officer Nina L. Bauer once ead month. Children, Motorists Escape Injury In Bus-Car Accident PERU — A bus-load of schoo children and two motorists escaped injury Friday afternoon in an accident which occurred on the Strawtown Pike, a quarter' mile outh of the Clay Township School According to Trooper Robert Me G-owen, a car driven by Clarence Jedlen, 17, Route 3, Kokomo pass the school' bus car driven by Glen started to ust as a lershberger, 18, Route 3, Kokomo, tarted to pass him. The Medlen car hit the right ront of Hershberger's auto ! ounced back and hit the rear oi bus operated by Paul LeMas- er, 50, Route 1, Bunker Hill. Medlen was arrested for in* roper passing. There was no damage to' the us; ?200 to the Medlen car and ershberger's 1956 auto was list- d a total loss. 28 Young Bowlers Overcome By Gas OSOEOLA, Ind. (AP)-Twenty- ght Bantam League bowlers ere stricken Saturday when gas rom a faulty heater swept Trough an alley here where the oungsters were bowling. Daniel Haussman, 10 - year - old >n of alley manager Edward aussman, was the first to be- ame ill His father, thinking the oy had the flu, sent him home. A few minutes later, nine young- ers were overcome by the gas ind collapsed. Eighteen others be- ame'ill. Four • were carried from the swling alley on stretchers, and ong with six others were treated St. Joseph Hospital in nearby ishawaka and released. Firemen from the Penn Town- lip Fire Department said a vent one of two units : of a gas heater ad become stopped up, causing as fumes to spread through the .04 FARMER WHO WAITED . ., —Come the first snow, snowmen are a dime a dozen ... but not this one. His creator, John McCormack, 16, of Vincennes, Ind, gave him a title: The Farmer Who Waited for the Government to Solve the Farm Problem. That struck a responsive chord among Indiana's appreciative rural folk. Bossard To Head YM Board At Peru PERU — John Bossard wa named to serve as chairman o the YMCA Board next year, ac cording to Stanley Prague, gen eral secretary. He will succeec Herschel Wheeler, past presiden and board chairman. . Other officers elected were Dr. J. V. president; Walrod, re-electee Wilbur Hunt, first vice-president; Robert Schram second vice-president; Haf Hem dal, secretary; P. L. Bell, treas urer, .and George Kuepper, as sistant treasurer. Haig Named Miami Deputy Prosecutor PERU—Robert Haig, attorney of 55 East. Main St., was namec deputy prosecutor by Walter J Bixler. He will replace Gration Pi Wickerham, who has accepted a post of United States Commissioner for the Northern Indiana District. Haig, a native of Washington; End., and a graduate of the Indiana University Law School in 1954, has been practicing here :or several years. He was ap- »inted City Attorney by Mayor 5. G. Cox, January 1, 1960. Appointments Made By Miami Circuit Judge PERU —Three reappointments lave been made by Judge Henry S. Bailey of Miami'-Circuit court 'or the coming year. They include tfrs. Gerald Powell, official court reporter of the Miami Circuit court at a salary of $3,900 a year; Fred Newby, court bailiff, $2,700 a year; and Mrs. Nina L. Bauer 'reeman, probation officer. Mrs. freeman will serve in that capac- ty without pay since she is Miami County Welfare Director. All of the appointments are for a one-year period. Discrepancy Found In Peru Utilities Books PERU—The State Board of Ac- -ount auditors have been auditing he books in the city utilities of- ice this week after a shortage f several hundred dollars was iscovered. Ralph Kerns, utilities manager, aid it would not be known where he discrepancy occurred until the udit a completed. Weather Elsewhere By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS High Low Pr Albany, clear 19 1 Atlanta, rain 44 Bismarck, clear 31 Boise, cloudy 35 Boston, clear 27 Buffalo, cloudy 30 Chicago, cloudy 32 Cincinnati, ram 36 Cleveland, cloudy 37 Denver, cloudy ....... 36 Des Moines, snow .... 28 Detroit, cloudy 34 Fairbanks, clear .... M Fort-Worth, clear ... 58 HoBolulu, cloudy .... 86 Indianapolis, rain ... 35 Jacksonville, cloudy . 64 jJuneau, snow 24 Kansas City, rain .... 35 Los Angeles, clear ... 63 Memphis, rain 58 Miami, clear 77 Milwaukee, cloudy ... 32 Mpls.-SL Paul, cloudy 24 New Orleans, doudy . 75 New York, cloudy — 32 Omaha, snow 26 Philadelphia, cloudy . 27 Phoenix, clear 53 38 2 26 11 4 24 26 14 14 9 21 M 40 71 23 56 20 25 50 422.4 73 .0 8 11 64 14 10 .5 13 48 1 15 6 24 32 50 45 34 66 19 Pittsburgh, doudy ... 36 Portland, Me., clear .. M Richmond, rain 34 St. Louis, doudy 35 San Diego, dear 60 San Francisco,, doudy 57 Seattle, rain 42 Tampa, doudy 83 Washington, doudy ..33 Winnipeg, dear 14 -4 (JI—Missing; -f—Trace) Nurse, Aiding At Crash Scene, fat ally Injured By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A nurse who left her car t assist at an acddent near La fayette became the second person lolled Saturday night in Indiana crashes blamed on roads slippery from freezing rain. The death of Carol A. Keen, 23 St. LoHs, raised Indiana's week end traffic toll to seven. State police said Miss Keen was the victim of a freak crackup in volving two cars and a Stafc Highway Department wrecker one mile north of Lafayette on thi U.S. 52 bypass. A car driven by Mrs. Eleanor Kenehan, 33, West Lafayette skidded into a car which hat previously veered partially off the wet highway. Mrs. Kenehan's auto was spun 90 degrees, partly across the center line. Miss Keen, a nurse, stopped her auto and rushed to assist at the accident The oncoming wrecker swerved but was unable to avoic flitting the Kenehan car, which spun again and hit Miss Keen. Mrs. Bertha Yockers, 61, Salina. San., was injured, not critically. She is Mrs. Kenehan's mother. The wrecker driver, Carl Kintner, 35, Fowler, was not injured. Chicago Police AreReshuifled CHICAGO. (AP)-The most ex- ensive reshuffling in the history of the Chicago Police Department was announced Saturday by .Police Supt, 0. W. Wilson. Wilson, former dean of the criminology school at the University of California,'has made-numerous changes since he was jrought here 22 months' ago to dean up Chicago's scandal-ridden wlice department. He ( described Saturday's reshuffling as "the final rounding out of the department's command 'picture." The latest' changes reduce the number of district police stations rom 38 existing two years ago to 21. Scotti Ward of Valparaiso, Ind., lit with five straight free throws the last minute and.a half last pring to help South Carolina beat forth Carolina in th'e first 'round f the Atlantic Coast Conference ournament. line Hammelle Scowden. Her marriage in 1907 was to Cloyde Switzer who preceded her in death in 1M3. After graduating in the 1901 class at IdaviUe she taught in the area for several years. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Survivors include one daughter; •Mrs. Bumhielda Faulkenburg, El Monte, Cal; five sons; Cloyde Jr., Abilene, Tex., Henry, Grinnell, Iowa, Hammelle, Monticello, Franklin, Otis Air Force Base, Mass., and Hobart, Covina Cal. Funeral, services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Miller Funeral Home in Monticello with Rev. Wallace McDonald presiding. Burial will be in Biverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 10 a.m. Sunday. •. • Hospital Notes MEMORIAL Born to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Howell' Jr., route 3, a daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Snay, 727 Bringhurst, . are 'parents 'of -a daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Martin, 910 West Miami, are parents of a son. Admitted: Tom Daggett, Galveston; Mrs. Emily Hood, 1428 Smead; Mrs, Patsy Dunn, 117 Seventh; Lorndean Jones, 703 West Miami; Mrs. Beulah Smith, 501 Montgomery; Charles Searight, 'route 6; Mrs. Grace Cotner, 1925 Spear; Mrs. Grace Jackson, route 1. Dismissed: John Anderson, 1015 Vine; Mrs. -Beverly Ashby, 511 Front; _Mrs. Dora Ashby, 1617 Silver; Robert Blackburn, route 3; Mrs. Lois Burgess, 121 West Mi- and Oregon—have reported what may be influenza. • ; Dr. Luther Perry surgeon general of the United. State's, an- sounced these results t>f an influenza survey of all the states made by the PHS Communicable ; Disease Center in Atlanta, Ga. . Dr. Perry said most of the; cases are among school children, who normally can throw it off: SDa"ce"w"as 'fri^ I without any great difficulty. He uuvi^u^t, iiwii* oUdLC mas -^•'ft t ~ » n 7 1" C gered earthward -over Kodiak, | urged that scarce supplies of Alaska, at 12:31 p.m, Hawaiian I ~e be used to protect ihe Standard Time and sighted in the water at 1:09 p.mMIST. Immediately recovery forces were sent to try to rescue the precious object. Its position was not given. The sea aspect of the recovery attempt gives Air Force frogmen — called pararescuemen — a chance to do their stuff. These men, equipped with air bottles, are flown by the 76th Air Rescue Squadron of Hicfcam Air Force Base, over the capsule. Flinpered and masked, breathing through rubber hoses, they para- cHute into the sea. Until Saturday, the record for orbiting Discoverer nosecones was held by Discoverer No. 18. Recovery of the current capsule would be the llth of the series. Seven have been caught in the air by hook-equipped aircraft. Three others have been fished from the sea. Discoverer No. 36 was launched Tuesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base,' Calif. It carried a ham amateur radio trannnnn christened OSCAR, tucked away in a section of the rocket usually -used for ballast and daughter, route 1, Flora. ST. JOSEPH'S Mr. and Mrs. Norman Weaver, route 3, are parents of a daughter. Born on Dec. 13 to Mr. and ami; Mrs. David Carey. and Mrs., Milo Button, 423 Washington, daughter, Walton;- Master Jay Downham, route 3; Frank Flynn, 130 Wheatland; Miss Marjorie Haynes, 1517 Northern;- Mrs. Pearl Kinzer, 1400 North; Mrs. Flossie -Maxwell, Bringhurst; Mrs. Gloria Perry, Stony Pike trailer court; Mrs. Leida Pope, 825 North Sixth; Miss Norma Stephens, 529 Bartlet; Miss Mary chronically ill and aged. He said they run-the greatest risk of serious complications. The surgeon general said all of the confirmed outbreaks so far , have been "type B," which is not a new strain. Many adults have been exposed to it before. _ . Perry said preliminary data in-; dicates the frequency of the disease in adults is much lower than in children. a daughter. Admitted: Charles Brugh, 1712 George; Dannie Clawson, Burlington avenue; Mrs. Emma Pitman, 432 Bartlet; Miss Velma Moody, Winamac; Mrs. William Norton, j 203 Park avenue; Harry Eisen-' bise, 1611'East Market. Dismissed: ' Charles Wilson, route 5; Marshall J. Harris, Jr., Jane Skiles, route 5; Mrs. Mable | Winamac; Charles Brosier, 1826 Flemming, 525 Front; Mrs. Sylvia j Spear; Owen Kissinger, 914 Howard, 1401 Michigan; Mrs.! Twentieth; Miss Amelia Hartz, Richard Jackson and son, 1415 Spear; Mrs. Velma Long, route 1, Walton; John Maxwell, route 1, Camden; Mrs. Richard Wingard 311 Wheatland; Mrs. Martha Ward, Monticello; Mrs. Mary.Pa- rente, -611 Twelfth; Michael Runyon, Burnettsville. Body Of Youth In Buried Cottage Is Son Of Minister - MOUNT VERNON, Ind. (AP) The body-of a young man, tentatively identified as the son of an .Episcopal priest, was found Saturday in a burned out summeV cottage near here.' The Rev. William Starke of- Bedford told authorities, "We are resonably certain" it was his son Bill Starke, 19. Papers'in a car near the cottage also bore the younger Siarke's name. . ^ • The body, burned beyond recognition, was found after fire leveled the cottage. Authorities said he", apparently sought help after his car ran off the road, then went to sleep in the cottage when he. found it empty. Coroner Ferrell J. Meinshein said he evidently fell asleep while. holding a lighted cigarette. Fraudulent Check Charge Dismissed PERU —Charge of issuing »' fraudufent check filed Nov. 8 against Paul T. Mavrick of Peru- has been dismissed on motion of the prosecuting attorney, Walter J. Bixler. In requesting the dismissal, Bixler said the prosecuting witness did not wish to prosecute the case. Buy Your Christmas Gifts At Kresge's Discount Pried. 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