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Logansport, Indiana
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Friday, June 8, 1962
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LOGANSPORT FOBLIC LIBRARY FVKfay Evemng, Jane S, I9BJ. Logansport, Indiana Pharoii-Tribune Seven SEEK TO HALT Suit Filed Against Fulton SchooIPIan ROCHESTER — An injunction I The complaint names as de- suit to halt the formation of the Fulton County Community School Corporation was filed by six residents in Fulton circuit court Thursday afternoon. The complaint alleges that the state statute which set up the Stale Commission for the Reor-' ganization of Schools is unconstitutional and lists 16 reasons for the contention. The complaint also contends that the revised compresensive plan for the reorganization of schools in Fulton county is unconstitutional because the state commission did not establish minimum standards for schools as required by state law. PLAINTIFFS IN the suit are John Harris, Clyde C. Mosher and Marvin Rife, all of "Onion township; Kenneth Bitterling and Don Hart, Richland township; and Lyman Dawson, Newcastle township. Stuart Gast, Pulaski county attorney, introduced the complaint in behalf of the plaintiffs. Loco I Girl, 10, Dies Of Tetanus In Indianapolis A 10-year-old Logansport girl died of tetanus Thursday afternoon at Riley hospital, Indianapolis. She was Barbara Lucille Hellyer, the daughter of Delia M. Rogers Hellyer, 409 Russell. St. and thei late John Hellyer. It was reported that she had stepped on a piece of glass which resulted in the infection. She had been admitted to Riley June 1. She was born in Logansport Jan. 9, 1952, and was a third- grade student at Jefferson school. .She was a member of the Salvation Army. Surviving are the mother; a brother, Arthur, at home; a sister, Donna Baker, 1030 Woodlawn Ave.; and a half-sister, Anna Harlene Bellanca, at home. Her father died earlier this year. Final rites will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Fisher funeral home, Senior Maj'Frank Larson officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Hope cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home. fendanls the Fulton County School Reorganization committee; the Richland,, Union, Newcastle and Rochester township trustees and school officials; the Rochester Community. School board of trustees; Judge Frederick,Rakestraw of the Fulton circuit court, and members of the interim board of the Fulton County Community School Corporation. The Fulton county plan, according to the complaint, should not have included Newcastle township because a suit now is pending in Grant circuit court, Marion, concerning inclusion of Newcastle township in the county plan. THE COMPLAINT alleges that the entire Caston school district, Which includes Liberty and Wayne townships of Fulton county anc two Cass county townships shoulc have been included in the county plan because a majority of Caston residents live in Fulton county. The Rader amendment- to the state statue i$ -attacked in the complaint. The amendment, which permits x townships to petition ou of their own county to an adjoin ing county for school reorganize tion purposes, was described by Gast as "too confusing and almos impossible to follow." The Fulton County Community School corporation, approved by voters in the May 8 primary, i; scheduled to become effeclivi July 1. CHECK 1,408 VEHICLES AT BUNKER HILL BUNKER HILL AFB—Bunker lill Air Force Base!s annual afety check for privately owned motor vehicles at the, end of May 962 showed that the base, safety ifficials had checked over 1,408 lutomobiles and had rejected over 0 of those checked.- The automobiles are checked or proper brakes, . headlights, ear and stop lights, steering, ires, exhaust system (including proper mufflers), glass, wirid- hield wipers, rear view mirror and horn. Also getting a close look from he base safety officials during heir inspection is-whether or not each automobile is equipped with safety belts. Those automobiles hat are not properly equipped with safety belts will be required o be inspected again within the next 30 days. Plans 'are being made on the base to make it mandatory for base personnel to have iheir vehicles equipped with safety belts. • Results of the base's safety in- .pection will be sent to the Indiana Office of .Traffic Safety, where the information 'will be compiled into a national survey. New Airport Recommended For Monticello MONTICELLO — The Federal Aviation Agency Thursday recommended the construction of a new -airport in Monticello during the next five years, one of 18 areas in the state so designated. - The FAA's five-year plan called for $17,523,000 in federal money to build the new airports and improve 56 airfields in the state. Inclusion of an airport in the FAA plan does not guarantee the recommended construction or improvement, the agency cautioned, but it said that no federal mpney will be available for such work to airports not included on the list. JUNIOR THEATER REGISTRATION SET SATURDAY Registration in Logansport's newly • formed Junior Theater Group will be conducted from 9 to 12 a.m. Saturday at the home of Mrs. Richard Reinert, 2022 East Broadway. The group will conduct a series of six weekly experimental workshops for children ages six through 15 who are interested" in learning the fundamentals of acting. Mrs. Reinert is in charge of the program and will be assisted by Miss Kathy Holmes. REGISTRATION is being limited to 15 in each of .three age groups. The 12-15 age group has been filled, but there are openings in the 6-8 and 8-11 age groups. The first class will be held Tuesday afternoon and will continue every Tuesday thereafter for six weeks. Serving on the board of directors for the Junior Theater Group are Mrs. A. R. Taggart, Mrs. Joseph Keirans, Mrs. Carl Bickel, Mrs. Paul Kiesling, Mrs. Russell Eckert and Mrs. Clarence Cobb. Mrs. J. T.. Hillis is serving in an advisory capacity. Car /Truck Crash At Intersection Two motor vehicles were damaged slightly when they collided near the intersection of East Ottawa and North Third Streets at 12:45 p.m. Thursday. A 1954 sedan flrma by Robert Collins, 19, of 1929. George St., was struck by a 1949 pickup truck driven by Lester Adair, 42, of 617 Washington St. Police said the accident occurred when Collins, driving north on Third Street turned east on East Ottawa St. and stopped to talk .with another motorist going in the opposite direction, Adair, driving east on East Ottawa Stre.el, struck the rear of the CoJJins vehicle. No one was injured and there were no arrests. - LEGION POST AT WINAMAC NAME OFFICERS WINAMAC - The Winama American Legion Post held thei annual election of officei's re cently. Byron Henry was electei and installed as commander o the post. Other officers named were Wi bur Scott, first vice commander Marion Galbreath, second vie commander;' Charles Holl, adju tant; John Kruger, sergeant-a arms; Stanley Henry, chaplain Dr. Jack Hill, finance officer; Wi liam H. Mohr, historian an Charles Holl, local post servic officer. Henry was named to succeec John Delaney as commander the post. Delaney will hav charge of renting the Legio Home since Henry is employe out of Winamac. Select Delegate Miss Marsha Fritz, daughter o Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Fritz, o Winamac, has been selected a delegate to the annual Hoosie Girls' State by the American Legion Auxiliary. Miss Mary Ann Dilts, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Dilts, has fepen named alternate. The annual program will .be held at Indiana University from June 30 through July 8. Methodist Church Will Honor New Graduates Sunday .The Broadway Methodist church will honor 13 new high school graduates at its worship service at 10:20 a.m. Sunday. .This 'will be the first service, on the- summer schedule, which is twenty minutes, earlier than "the lime of the services during the remainder of. the year. The summer . schedule .-remains;, in -effect until the second Sunday-in. September. The ' graduates to be honored will attend in a group. They are Mary' Anne Becker, Jean Belcher, Cathleeri Cooper, John Dawson, Carl Dunbar, Ne'al Hodges, Arthur Lovell, Judi McMillen, .Ste- Deborah Peters, Linda Storierock, phert . Beaver, Daniel -Regan, and Edward Underly. Lloyd Cabiness, a high schoo: junior, will lead the collect, and Patricia Morton, a - sophomore, will give the prayer for the.Stu- dent Day service. wo Peru Workmen lurt in Accidents PERU — ,The Peru Fire De- artment .emergency vehicle was ailed out twice early .-Friday Horning after two men were inured at their, jobs. . At 8 a.m. the vehicle was call- 1 to the Laidlaw Corp. Bobert jeese, of rural route 4, Peru, uffered a severe injury to Ms eft hand when, he caught, it in a ress. He was rushed to Dukes ospital and taken to surgery. The second call came at 8:20 .m. at Cass' and Canal Streets rfierr Willard Heishman, city lineman, suffered cuts on his head nd one eye when a guy cable foke while he was setting a util- :y pole; He was also taken to Xikes hospital for treatment. It equirecE several stitches to close wound. ' Sheriff Nabs Runaway Youth A New Jersey father, accom- >anied by a policeman, will fly icre today to pick up his son and a car which the boy said he stole from his grandmother, Barry V. Cranmer, 18, of Beach Haven, N. J., was arrested by Sheriff Bernard Leavitt Wednesday night at Twelve Mile. He told Leavitt he had stolen', his grandmother's car Tuesday night and started for the west coast. He ran out of gasoline and money at Twelve Mile. Several residents called the sheriff when Cranmer created a disturbance looking for gasoline. He was apprehended shortly after entering the grain elevator. 61) Yankees Top Cards In Camden LL Tilt CAMDEN - The Camden Little League baseball program was opened here Thursday as the Yanks defeated the Cardinals 7-5. Don McCain hit a triple and double while John Cline had a double and three singles to pace the winners. Steve Wallace collected two singles to pace the Cards. Tonight the Indians meet the Phillies in LLB action. Saturday the traveling Camden Girls softball team will play Flora here and on Sunday will go to Winamac for a game. R H E Yankees 7 10 2 Cardinals 5 5 2 Yerkes, J. Cline and Martin; Galloway and Wallace. Aldus McCombs, 66, Dies in Lafayette; Final Rites Sunday MONON—Aldus McCombs, of Monon, died at 12:30 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth's hospital ii Lafayette following an illness, or five years. He had been a patienl at the hospital two weeks. Born Nov. 8 1896 in Royal Cen ter, he was the son of Georgu B and Laura Downey McCombs. Hi marriage on'Oct. 23, 1921 was ti Fredeis Wiley and she died in 1959. He was a retired county high way employe and was a lifelon, resident of Monon. He was a vel eran of World War I, a membe of the American Legion and th Monon Methodist church. Survivors include a daughtei Mrs. Laura G. Burbage, Monon a son, Bernard, South Bend; tw brothers, Gilbert, Royal Cente and Stuart, New Carlisle; a sis ter, Mrs. Edith Foreman, Elm hurst, 111.; two grandchildren an< two step-grandchildren. Funeral services will be hel at 2 p.m. Sunday'at the Stewar funeial home. Burial will be i the Chapel cemetery. Friends may call at the (unera home after 10 a.m. Saturday. Bible School at Christian Church Daily Vacation Bible School at the Ninth Street Christian church will be conducted from 9 to 11:30 a.m. next Monday through Fri day. Children from age three through the sixth grade are invited to enroll. Independent WASHINGTON (UPD—Rep. H. Carl Andersen of Minnesota, who denied there was anything wrong with a business deal he made with Billie Sol Estes,. has announced he will run for re-elqction as an independent rather than a Republican. Andersen, made the announcement la-te Thursday amid reports from Minneapolis that a group of state GOP convention delegates would try to withdraw the Minnesota 6th District's en. dorsement of him, made April 2. Others had speculated in Minneapolis that he would not run at all. STATE RESTS CASE AGAINST LESLIE IRVI'N SULLIVAN, Ind. (UPI) - Th state rested its case today Leslie Irvin's second muyder tria and the defense promptly lost bid -for a directed verdict of-'a 1 quittal. No sooner had Vanderburg County Prosecutor 0. H. Rober Jr. completed the state's eviden in the slaying of Evansville fillin station attendant W. Wesley Ker in 1954 than defense attorney Ma ion Rice asked a directed verdi on grounds the state failed prove the charge. The jury was dismissed • while the motion was made and argued. Judge Joe Lowdermilk of Sullivan Circuit Court overruled the motion. Rice then opened the case 1 in behalf of Irvin and said he expected to rest Monday, leaving Tuesday'for final instructions to the jury and Wednesday for closing arguments. COMMUNITY BRIEFS Around The Town Deaths and Funerals City, Cass County HELLYER, BARBARA LOUISE, 0, 409 Russell St. Final rites at :30 p.m. Saturday, Fisher, funer- Mt, Hope I home. - Burial in :emetery. Friends may call at ne funeral home. PERRY, LEWIS WARREN, 43, '07 Sunset Drive. Final rites pend- ng at the Fisher funeral home. Friends may call there after 7 p.m. Friday. • ••*. District ' CLARK, MRS. EDITH, 67, of Peru. Funeral services at 2 p.m. Saturday, Drake-Flowers funeral home Peru. Burial in Mt. Hope cemetery, tome. Call at the funeral KINGERY, ARTHUR, 80, of Cutler. Funeral services at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Loiter funeral wme, Flora. Burial in Ball Hill cemetery. Call at the funeral tome. ' MCCOMBS, ALDUS, 66, of Monon. Funeral services at 2 p.m. Sunday, Stewart funeral home, Monon. Burial in Chapel cemetery. Call at the funeral home after 10 a.m. Saturday. Judge Bailey Remains In Critical Condition - ROCHESTER — Judge Henry Bailey of the Miami county Circuit Court was reported in critical condition Friday morning at Woodlawn hospital in Rochester after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage Thursday. Judge Bailey was stricken while fishing on Lake : Manitou with Richard Rhodes, Peru attorney. He was rushed to Woodlawn hospital. Hospital official's stated Friday that Judge Bailey had had a fairly quiet night. It was believed earlier that the. judge had suffered a heart attack. Births. ST. JOSEPH'S - Born to Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Bern, rural route ii, a boy. '' >MEMORIAL-Born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lester, rural route 5, Delphi, a son. . • ' •-•-• Hospital Notes 'ST. JOSEPH'S-Admitted: Mrs. Maellen. Koontz, 408 East Roselawn Drive; Miss Jeannine Roberts. Winamac; Master Ken Stiver, .100 East Roselawn Drive; Mrs. Delores Hoover, 2430 Usher St.; William Johnson, 700 East Wabash Ave.; John Tierney, rural route 1. Dismissed: Mrs. Sheila Kasch, 601 Whe'atland Ave.; Mrs. Helen Unger,- 720Ms North St.; Miss Julia Wallace, 501 Hfilm St.; Robert Kleifgan, 1320 North St.; Jay Thompson, 108 Park Ave.; Mrs, Gerald Williams and daughter, 16 B St.; and Baby twins Cain, 2609 Emmet Drive; MEMORIAL — Admitted: Mrs. Stella Gifford, 1026 Seventeenth St.; Mrs. Florence McCormick, 200 Wheatland Ave.; Mrs. Lydia Henry, 817 Garfield Ave.; Mrs. Wanda Conrad, 501 W. Miami Ave.; Miss Kay Scott, rural route 1, Camden;. Master Steven Dillman, rural route 1; Twelve Mile; Dock Perdue, 414 Hanna St.; Mrs. Mary Karns, rural route 1 : Royal Center. Dismissed: Master Mario Barajas, rural route Mrs. Bettye Bonnell, rural route 2, Star City; Master Donald Clark, 810 Sherman St.'; Miss Jill Cooper, rural route 8; Mastei Steve Davidson, rural ro'ila 1; Miss Nancy and' Master Stanley DeHaven, 315 Tanguy St.; Mrs Arthur Fross, Jr., and daughter rural route 2, Camden; Mrs. Dora Fry, rural route 1, Camden; Mrs James Ha'ckett and daughter, 82( E. Market St.; Mrs, Edgar Hardy and son. rural route 1; Master Mark Kaufman, 2506 Emmet Drive; James Kesterson, . rura route 1, Camden; Charles Mor phet, rural route 2, Royal Center: Paul Sherrill, '1551 McCarty St. William Spencer, 1811 Grant St. George Weaver, Delphi. Read the Want Ads! Interest Rate 1 INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) .— The State Board of Financial Institutions will vote July 5 on whether to change the Indiana ceiling on interest paid on savings accounts in banks. Indiana currently has a ceiling of three per cent but the federal government has authorized banks to pay up to four per cent in cases in which the money is left in the savings account for more than a year;- Bunker Hill Hospital Notes Admitted: C.M.Sgt. Reny Sci mio, S.M.Sgt. Harry Ross, Airma 1C Phillip Luopa, S.M.Sgt. Hai ry Johnson, Mrs. Judith Nisinger Vfrs. Evelyn Fisher, Teresa Hum mel, Steven Murray and trans "erred from Wright - Patterso AFB, Capt. and Mrs. Leonard Mi Andrews. Dismissed: Airman 1C Haroi Nail, Airman 1C Russell Lunt, ' 9gt. William Devine, Mrs. Mar Moffa and daughter, Lynn, Mi- Paula Felker and daughter, Trim Glen Shockley and William Heir buch Jr. Births: A son was born to Ai man 2C Harold Nisinger. ROCHESTER Admissions' to Woodlawn ho pital: Mrs. Larry Cripe, R.R . Rochester; Claude Johnson, 7i Jay street; Floyd Roark, Macy. Dismissals: Mrs. Richard Gu ter and son, Claypool; Mrs. Ke neth Anglin and son Claypoo Don Russell Lowinan, Claypoo Mrs. Cleo Darr, R.R. 2, Roche ter; Mrs. Jerry Brown and so Kekanria; Mrs. Clarence Jord id daughter, R.R. 2, Rochester; nda and Ann Burton, R.R. 2, ochester. Mr. and Mrs. Steven Rude, Keanna, are the parents of a son. AONTICELLO Dismissals: Wednesday—Master ichard Crisp, 615 South Bluff reel; Dale Mclntire, Royal Cen- r. Thursday — Mrs. George quires, 112 Meadow Lane; Miss athy Wren, Monon; Miss Cinda uthrie, Idaville. Army PFC David W. Young, , son of Wayne W. Young, 608 . Miami Ave., Logansport, Ind., cently participated with other jrsonnel from the 25lh Division's Battle Group, 35th Infantry A in rmy training tests- in Hawaii.'He a 1958 graduate of Harrison ownship High School, Lucerne, id was employed by Logansport ate Hospital before entering the rmy. His wife, Therese, is with m in Hawaii. Roger L. Lough, grandson of r. and Mrs. Floyd F. Wyatt of 129 Liberty-'St., Logansport, Ind., egan recruit training, at the Na- al Training Center, Great Lakes, 1. Norman L. Frohreich, yeoman hird class, USN, son of Mr. and . Bernard E. Frohreich of ural route 5, Logansport, Ind., vas advanced officially to the bove rate while serving aboard IP destroyer tender USS Tide- 'ater', operating with the Sixth Tleet in the Mediterranean. • -•-• Antoinette Huff, 10-year-old aughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Huff, 1910 Spear St., who under- vent hip surgery last Wednesday, s convalescing in St. Francis hos- lital, Room 412, Beech Grove, ihe will remain in the hospita! ?ight weeks. Leo Sara, 17, a 1962 graduate f Washington township high chool, has enlisted in the U.S. lavy and is currently undergoing asic . training at Great Lakes, 11. The son of Francis Sara, rural route 2, Leo will take training n Polaris missiles after leaving Sreat Lakes. Circuit Court The estate of the late Elsie Aaron was valued at $2,?97-.73 when it was opened Friday in Circuit court to determine the inheritance tax due. Two brothers and three nephews are heirs. Leland Smith is the .attorney for (he -estate. .: George Woodward, Melbourne, Ky., is $1,150 i;i arrears in support for his four children, Frances Woodward M:!nneman, route- 1, Royal Center, alleged, in a petition for support filed Friday;, in the Cass circuit court through Prosecutor Earl Palmer under the Reciprocal Support act. •; The divorce suit of Mrs. Helen Maroney vs. Robert Maroney was dismissed by the plaintiff. "• Mrs. Shirley Lake was granted a divorce from Gordon Lake. She was given custody of their son and $10 per <;reek for the child's support. Kenneth Shockley was the attorney Tor the plaintiff. " Mrs. Mary Lou Ent, 514 West Broadway, asks custody of four children, support for the children, and attorney, fees in a divorce suit against Efreil Ent. The couple was married April 4, 1953, and separated Nov. 17, 1961, according to the complaint filed through O'Neill and O'Neill. Mrs. Charlotte Tribbett asks.a divorce from; James Tribbett in a suit filed through O'Neill and O'Neill. The estate of James W. Copeland totaled $13,984.76, according to the inventory filed in circuit court Friday. An affidavit that Ronald Hughes had failed to comply with a 1955 court order that he. pay $10 per week for the support of their child was filed by Phyllis Hughes, Judge Riesling set the hearing for 10 a.m. June 15. Marriage Licenses LeRoy Ro'bmson, 29, of rural route 1,-Royal Center, and Vickie Ann Lyons, 16, of rural route '1, Royal Cente:i. ' City Court Walter Perry,' 34, of 324!/ 2 E. Market St., was fined $100 and costs for driving under the influence when he appeared in city court Friday morning. His driver's license was suspended for a two year period. He was fined an additional $50 and costs and his driver's license was suspended for an additional six months for driving while his license was suspended. Judgment was withheld on charges of operating a motor vehicle without a muffler. Unable to pay the fines and costs he was taken to the Cass county jail. William Strahlem, 21, of 1121 E. Market St., was fined S25 and costs for reckless driving and Ronnie Binney, 17, of 105 Lux St., was found not guilty of running a stop light. There were six cases of public intoxication and two cases of Building Permits George L-iitz, roofing , at 523 Brown St., ROO; H. C. Watts, cement work at 107 Seventh St., ?40; Russell Descans, cement work at 144(1 Treen St., $50. ' A 26 x 3:! inch window was „ broken by viincials at a residence at 1625 High Street, according'to Mrs. Lettie Bell of 1616 High St. . Mrs. Bell said she was the overseer for the building. Bernard Cabiness, 3106 Summit Ave., who underwent an emergency appendectomy at Hines VA hospital, Mines, III., Thursday night, is recovering satisfactorily. He had beon convalescing after .another operation performed two weeks ago when the emergency surgery beciime necessary. He is in ward 129, The official board of the Broadway Melhoflist church will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday instead oC Monday neitt week, it was announced Friday. . . vagrancy in city court Friday. I islands. The Republic of Indonesia, largest and most populous nation in Southeast Asia, has 92 million people scallered over about 3,000 WEEKEND SPECIALS! REVLON'S MEW COLORS AVANT GARDE For lips and Matching Finger lips TUSSEY'S SPECIAL Lipstick Sale 0 FO R$1 Reg. $1. Size •"" • For a limited time only-this gorgeous tor less... TiUSiSBY'S SUMMER COLOGNE or BATH POWDER $100 Plus I Tax I SAWON'S SUMMER COLOGNE or BATHPOWOe $100 Tax Plus .TOSSiBY'iS DEODERANT Reg. $1 9 SOcea. *• For Plus Tax DISTILLED WATER FULL , . 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