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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 9

Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, May 31, 1962
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Thursday Evening, May 31,195Z. FBI Takes Over Airliner Probe CENTERW/LE, Iowa (UPI)-j The Civil Aeronautics Board <CAB) announced today it was "successfully concluding" its part in the investigation of the apparent sabotage of an airliner which killed 45 persons. Edward Slattery Jr., CAB public information officer, said many of the board's crash investigators would return to Washington today with the rest due to leave Centerville Friday. "The rest is up to the Federal Bureau of Investigation," Slattery said. The Continental Airlines Boeing 707 jet broke up in the air May 22 and plunged 39,000 feet into a gulley near Unionville, Mo., south of here. The lone survivor died & few hours later. OAB officials have indicated that a bomb-like explosion in a waste storage bag for used towels severed the tail from the aircraft. The dynamite-like explosion occurred r,in the right -rear LHSHi-Y Groups Conduct Elections Alpha and Beta Hi-Y groups at Logansport high school conducted elections of officers recently. Leading the senior Alpha Hi-Y next year will be: Steve Timler, president; Larry Fosler, vice- president; Don Watson, secretary; Jim Marshall, treasurer; Lsuie Stepp, chaplain; Bill Franklin, sergeant-at-arms; Jim Isaacs, parliamentarian. The juniors who belong to the Beta Hi-Y elected Tony Vesh president; Mike Gibson, "vice-president; Mike Huff, secretary; Jack Lowes, treasurer; Steve Miller, chaplain; Alan Reed, sergeant-at- arms; Walt Cook, parliamentar- washroom below the tail fin, at :he extreme rear of the fuselage, just aft of the coach passenger compartment. OAB Chairman Alan Boyd has said the FBI has "fairly good evidence" of a murder-for-pro'fit plot in the crash. FBI agents have been looking into flight insurance carried by persons aboard the plane. One Chicago insurance company, Continental Casualty, said the FBI has forbidden it to release figures on the amount of insurance carried by passengers. However, another insurance firm, Mutual of Omaha, disclosed Wednesday that it had written n $150,000 policy on a "Tom Doty" of Merriam, Kan. The Chicago Tribune reported that Thomas G. Doty, 34, a cos' metics salesman, had taken out 'at least $300,000 in insurance. The Kansas City Star reported that Doty's widow, Naomi, ah expectant "mother, was ths' beneficiary of several in-flight insurance poll- cies taken out by her husband. Doty had been scheduled to make a court appearance last Friday .— three days after the crash — on a Kansas City, Mo., robbery 'charge. The FBI last weekend 'took possession of a briefcase bearing the initials "T.GJD." which : was found by a farmer some distance from the crash scene. FBI agents declined to identify the owner of the briefcase. A Centerville police officer said one FBI agent said when he saw the briefcase, "This is what we've been looking for." Rep. Judd Will Seek Re-Election MINNEAPOLIS (UPI) - Rep. Walter H. Judd, RJMinn., said today he has reversed an earlier decision to retire from politics and will run for re-election to an llth term. Judd, who had announced in April he wouldn't run again, said today he 1 had "not recognized, or properly evaluated certain factors which have now compelled me to change my mind." Now You Know The mean distance of the 'moon from earth is 238,857 miles. The maximum distance the moon may reach is 252,710 miles because of its elliptical orbit. The minimum distance is 221,463 miles. HONOR RETIRING TEACHERS HERE Retiring, city school teachers will be honored Thursday evening at the annual dinner meeting of the Logansport Education Association. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Columbia school gymnasium. .Lapel pins will be presented to the following retiring teachers: Miss Agda Rafter, Longfellow schoof principal; Laban Fisher, Riley-Fr*iklin school .principal; Miss Thelma Sines, director of elementary vocal music; and Miss Eunice Martin, mathematics teacher at Franklin school. New officers for the teachers .organization will also be installed -They are Alma Wirick, vice-president; Jack Rice, treasurer; Car olyn Michael;" recording secretary; and "Marian. Baade, corresponding secretary. Rex Hunter is president of the association. NewTB Tine Test For County The familiar tuberculin patch esting in city and Cass county schools, will be replaced next year >y a new method called -tine test- ng- The new procedures have been adopted by the Cass County Tu- jerculosis Association, sponsors of the testing program, in cooperation with the Cass County Medi:al- Society. A DESCRIPTION of the tine jesting was given at a meeting of the association^ officers Tuesday evening. Each unit is complete in itself and consists of four tines, or prongs, two. milimeters long. The test is applied to the mid- torearm and is described as painless and not frightening to children. The test determines tuberculin sensitivity. Unsuspected cases can be detected .and early .treatment of the disease, is made possible. The program 'will be offered riekt fall to students 'in the first, sev-, erith and twelfth grades. ' , . '. IN OTHER BUSINESS, the board made plans to bring fhe mobile chest x-ray unit to Cass county next fall. The dates .set are Sept. 10-14 and 17-21. ' Four new active' cases of tuber culosis were discovered in the county in the past month. These patients have been admitted to hospitals for treatment. Miss Anna Gross, 67, Succumbs at Star City STAR CITY — Miss Anna Gross, 67, of rural route 1, Star City, died at 6:40 a.m. Wednesday at rier home following an illness of ieveral months. Born May 19, 1895 in Chicago, she was the daughter of William and Anna Faber Gross. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star in Cicero, 111. Surviving is a brother,. George Gross, of rural route i, Star City. Funeral services at 1 p.m. .Saturday at the Harrison funera: home in Royal Center with Rev. Bryan K. Johnson officiating. Burial will be in the Acacia Park Cemetery in Chicago. Friends may call at the funeral home after noon Friday. Mixed Trends WASHING-TON—A new batch o indicators issued by the govern ment reflec't mixed'business trends. Orders received by al manufacturers in April remainet at about the March level bu durable goods .producers' book ings • declined for the third-con secutive month. Sales of manu f acluring concerns rose to a sea sonally adjusted $33.6 billion in April. SIGOURINEY, Iowa (OTI) - A mild-looking,, bespectacled farmland charged..with slaying...five relatives, sat quietly in his jail cell writing letters Wednesday night. Slaying Suspect Jailed In Iowa Smith Ends Pastorate The Rev. Dr. Benjamin F. Smith, 1408 East Broadway, pas:or of the local Broadway Evangelical United Brethren church since June, 1959, will deliver his 'irial sermon there Sunday. . The new pastor of the local church -will be assigned' on Friday, June 8, the last day of the annual church conference at Oakwood park, Lake Wawasee. Mrs. Clarence Settlemyre. will represent the local church 'as' a lay delegate, to the conference; Which will open Tuesday. Dr. Smith is retiring due to ill health after 32 years in the ministry. He and .'Mrs. Smith will move to , Orlando, F.la., where they are.- building 'a new home adjoining, the home of their son, Eugene. ' ' . Elva Sidenbender Claimed by Death FLORA — Elva Sidenbender, 76, of Wheeling, Ind,, died at his tome at 10:30 a.m. Thursday fol- owing an illness of one year. Born .near Pittsburg, Ind., Dec. 13, 1885, he was the son of Richard and 1 Hannah 'Sagers Sidenbender. His marriage' on Aug. 16, 1911, was to Minnie B. Stafford, who survives. He had lived in the Flora vicinity for the past 50' years. In addition to the widow, S vivors are: three sons, Ted R., of Deer Creek; Rentz, of South Bend; and Harry E., of rural route 1, Flora; and seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be held al 2 p.m. Sunday at the Leiter funeral home in Flora, Rev. Dallas Landrum officiating. Burial will be made in the North Union cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. .Friday. TB Clinic The 'bi-monthly clinic of the Cass county Tuberculosis association will be conducted from 10 a.m. to 3 , p.m. Friday : in the courthouse office. ' Dr. Paul J. Lawrence, clinician from ths ; Irene Byron hospital in Fort Wayne, will conduct the clinic. Forty-four patients have been scheduled. Ex-Marine and expert hunter ayno Gilbert Smith, 24, who has,, lenied stalking, and gunning down lis aunt, uncle and three cousins, :old newsmen he was writing to us mother in Denver, Colo. When asked what he would tell ier, Smith replied, "I haven't decided yet." Smith was brought before Justice of the Peace Tom Johnston, rtf Sigourney, but the arraignment was continued without his entering a plea because he had no lawyer. ' , The accused slayer was captured in a hayloft near Unionville, Iowa, 40 miles southeast of Sigourney, Wednesday morning, just .six hours before a mass funeral for. Andrew McBeth, 51, his wife, Dora Mae, 42, and three of their children, twins Amos and Anna,' : iff, and Mrs. Donna Jean McBeth Kellogg, , 17, divorced mother of a son, Perry, ^'6 months, who was found unharmed on the bed where the bullet-riddled body of his mother lay. Smith was cornered in the barn by submachine gun armed highway patrolmen after a farmer spotted footprints and alerted authorities, who tracked the footprints to the barn. The fugitive cowered in a corner, dirty, 'dis- sheveled, frightened and hungry. He still wore the blue jeans, wide western belt and grey and white checkered sport shirt in which he was clad when he took his cousins to a dance last Saturday night. His face had a four- day growth of whiskers. Smith was hungry. He said he had not eaten since stopping on the way home from the dance to buy his cousin sandwiches. He said he had money but was afraid to attefpt to buy food for fear he would be recognized. Smith was unarmed at the time of his capture and authorities stil had not located the over and under 410 gauge shotgun-22 caliber rifle used in the slayings. He in sisted his gun was stolen the day before the shootings, which oc curred-lato Saturday night and early Sunday. Bowyer Reports $344.87 Expense , Two more expense reports, weri filed Thursday with County. Clerk Clarence Settlemyre by Gas; county primary candidates. Frederick Bowyer, -' candidat for auditor; who was the leading vote getter in-the. primary, .re ported his expenses ' totalec $344.87. Lionel' Billm'an,. candi date for the county council, re ported no expenses. June 7 is the deadline for fi' ing expense reports. [SHOP B.F.Goodrich Your Convenient B.F. Store 416 HIGH ST. Plenty of FREE Customer Parking DIAL 3136 SAVE ON BETTER QUALITY BACKED BY B.F.GOODRICH Hk SfATi o 8CIT* GET A DOUBLE MEASURE OF SAfHY. ONLY AT B.F.GOODRICH! We've increased your buying power by giving 1 you FREE extra-strong, 6400-lb. test NYLON seat belts with extra-safe B.F.Goodrich tiresl Count on BFG for a double measure of safety and riding comfort! B.F.GOODRICH Quality Safefy-S NEW TIRES tow My c.70-15 Black Tub«-Typ« plus tax and ttre off your car low prices on oil sizes! 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VISITORS MAY attend from noon on Friday and Saturday un- il 10 p.m. On Sunday,. June 10, he show will open at noon and close at (i p.m. Space in the 'Armory will be illed with rare old glass, biaque china, furniture, jewelry, guns; coins,' stamps, lamps, and In : dian relics, as well as a large number of miscellaneous items. All items will be for sale, accord- :ng to Cripe. The Salem Ladies Aid will serve noon and evening meals and snacks at other times of the day in .a room adjacent to the main 'loor of exhibits, which may be entered without leaving the building-, VARIOUS COMMITTEES have been appointed by Allan to aic n making final arrangements. Proceeds derived by the Jaycees will go to the general' fund to assist in' t.re civic/activities which it promotes. Tickets for the antique show may be purchased from the Jay cees- by contacting Dick Isaacs, Bill Foreman, and Robert'Carney, Vandals Damage Policeman's Auto A 1962 sedan, driven less than 2,000 miles, and belonging to William Hipsher, of 906 Race St: a member o£ the Logansport pq lice department, was damagec by vandals, according to .police records. Officers said a sharp objent hat been used to scratch the blue paint on the automobile's trunk lid. Hipsher said he did not know when or where the vandalism was committed'. Benny Goodman 'Blasts' Moscow (5.70-15/7.50.H Stock Tubelew All SIZK AT LOW, LOW PRICfSl Blackwallfl WMtewallsl Whlt.wolls slishrty higher GUARANTEED FOR LIFE of original troad againitblow. outs, cuts, breaks caused by road hazards encountered in nor. jnal driving. If a lira is so damaged beyond repair, you get full allowance for remaining Jread against tha purchase of a replacement—al current retail list price. HO MOMy SOWN when you trade in your old tires MOSCOW ;<UPI)-Benny Goadman and his orchestra Wednesday night flipped the Iron Curtain! aside in Moscow and much to heir surprise found Nikita S. Chrushchev enjoying his first aste of American jazz. "I don't understand jazz, but I enjoyed the concert," the Soviet >remier commented as he left. The "King of Swing," playing ore a jam-packed audience of ligh Soviet officials, including ihrushchev and his wife, thus became the first American jazz musician to receive an official nod from the Kremlin. Goodman and five members of lis band were so enthused they wound up the night with a jam session at the American embassy residence until the early morning lours. Khrushchev and- his party left during the intermission after the Late Markets HawUns 200 io 220 .'. 15.50 220 to 240 15.15 240 to 260 14,65 260 to 280 14.15 280 to 300 13.75 Sows 13.75 down Boars 9.00 down BurnettsvOle Poultry Leghorns .05 Heavey Hens '. .17 Third Street Market Lambs 1! Beef Hides 05 Veal Hides J3 Producers Marketing Assn. 190 to 215, No. 1 16.25 190 to 220, No. 2, No. 3 15.75 Sows 13.75 down Boars 10.00 down Wayne's Produce Heavy Hens .10 to .12 Leghorns .07 Klumpp Produce (Deei Creek) Heavy Hens 1! Leghorns 07 20 iirst half of the jazz concert, but he sent a message to Goodman which said: "I was very pleased and de- ighted to be at the concerl. A'Jot of state business has made it necessary for me to leave. Otherwise, I would have stayed bnger." Khrushchev's party included rirst Deputy Premier Anastas Mikoyan; Frol Kozlov, central committee secretary; Presidium member Aleksei Rosy gin, and Khrushchev's son-in-law, Alexei Adzhubei, who is editor of -the newspaper Izvestia. Goodman was in rare form as ic and his 18-piece orchestra played selections including "Ava- on," "Rose Room," "Body and Soul," and "Stompin 1 .at the Savoy." Vocalist Joya Sherrill, wearing a daring while strapless gown, brought cheers with her rendition of "The Thrill Is Gone" and .a medley of Gershwin tunes. The concert ended with an "Anthology of Jazz," which spanned [he years from New Orleans' primitive jazz to modern d. av progressive jazz in the form of Dave Brubeck's "Take Five." The finale was a spectacular rendition of "Sing, Sing, Sing," which gave Goodman and his top sidemen a chance to perform individually, Popejoy's Poultry Farm Heavy Hens 15 Motor Sales Burglarized An undetermined amount of cash was taken by burglars when they entered the Hendrickson Motor Sales at 419 S. Third St. sometime over the Memorial Day Holiday. According to Chief of Police Lee Morris $2.75 was taken from the petty cash drawer and the cash in the coin boxes of a soft drink and cigarette machine was taken. The officers believe the burglars entered the building through "a sky light on the roof and that they reached the roof from the third floor of the neighboring Star hotel. PENNEY'S 60™ ANNIVERSARY, A. 7 to 15 12.95 /• 12.95 B. 12 to 18 8.95 summer summary ... cool, composed rayon crepes in BLACK! ...BROWN! BARE-ARMED These make their fashion mark - at the hotter spots in town, starting early and staying out late into the night'! Almost blasS in their studied simplicity-but so eager for your very-own accessorizing ideas! Make special note of Jhe. animated skirts, terse tops-this is super.new! Black or super-super new town brown!

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