Fourteen Logansport, Indiana Pharos-Tribune Mrs. Willkie Granted $325,000 Settlement NEW CASTLE, Ind. (UPI)— Mrs. Rosalie Heffelfinger Willkie had a divorce today from the son of 1940 Republican presidential nominee Wendell L: Willkie, plus a $325,000 property settlement and a trust fund for the couple's three sons. • The granting of a divorce from Philip H. Willkie in Henry Circuit Court Tuesday on grounds of cruel and inhuman treatment ended a case which started out to be .a bitter court battle a year ago but wound up as uncontested. Dave Beck Begins Serving 5-Year Term in Prison TACOMA, Wash. (UPI) - Former Teamsters Union President Dave Beck today left a $160,000 home near the west shores of Seattle's Lake Washington to begin serving a five-year term in . McNeil Island Federal Prison. Beck, 68, will trade the spacious comfort of the union-owned home for confinement with approximately 1,450 other inmates. He was convicted of filing false tax returns for an agency of his union. McNeil Island is a few miles west of here on Puget Sound. Beck was fined $20,000 and sentenced to five years on each of two counts for falsifying returns for Joint Council 28 Building Association but the sentences are concurrent and he may be eligible for -parole after 20 months. Beck said he figures to be a model prisoner and hopes to be free before his 70th birthday to get back to his business of looking after extensive real estate holdings, motels, buildings and parking lots. "This doesn't bother me a bit," he said. "This isn't the first time an innocent man has gone to prison, nor the last. But under our system, you have to abide by what the courts say." MOSCOW'S REACTION MOSCOW (UH)—Moscow Ha dio broadcast a news dispatch reporting the failure of the United States today to carry out a nuclear explosion in space. "There are now two American nuclear bombs resting on the ocean bed, threatening shipping in this area and the health of the populations of the Pacific Ocean Islands," the radio said. Willkie did not appear at the trial, which was postponed at his request on grounds he was ill in New York City. Mrs. Willkie was awarded $285,346 cash in the property settlement. Judge James R. White established a $179,940 trust for support of,,the children, Wendell L. Willkie H, 10; Philip A., 9, and Frank P., 4. Willkie was an attorney and president of the Rushville National Bank at the time Mrs. Willkie, daughter of. a prominent Minneapolis, Minn., milling company family active in GOP politics, filed suit last May following a separation which occurred while (he couple was on a trip to Japan. They had been married more than 10 years. Shortly afterward, Willkie engaged lawyers and served notice he intended to fight t'he case and seek custody of the children. Mrs. Willkie took legal steps to prevent Willkie from disposing of assets or removing them from Indiana. The divorce complaint was filed soon after Willkie suffered a major political defeat which climaxed a years-long effort to follow in his father's footsteps, He was defeated in the 1960 election when he ran for state superintendent of public instruction, one of two Republican candidates on the state ticket to lose. Earlier in the year, ie had indicated he would not ,ook with disfavor on the vice presidential nomination. Willkie is a former member of the House of the Indiana Legislature. Here's GOP Ticket for Indiana INDIANAPOLIS (UPI). - Nominees for the November election state ticket chosen Tuesday •-. by- Indiana- Republicans at their biennial state convention: U.S. senator—'Homer E. Capehart, Washington^ incumbent. : State treasurer — RoBert E. Hughes, Greenwood, incumbent. Auditor—Mrs. Dorothy Gardner, Fort Wayne, incumbent. Secretary of state—Charles 0. Hendricks, Speed, incumbent.- School superintendent—Alvin C. Cast, Kentland. . , ( Court clerk—Mrs. Jean Bond, Liberty. Supreme Court judge, 1st District—Norman F. Arterburn, Vincennes, incumbent. Supreme Count judge, 3rd District—Arch N. Bobbitt, Indianapolis, incumbent. Supreme 1 :Court judge, 5th District—Frederick K, Landis, Logansport, incumbent. Appellate Court judges, 1st District, two nominated—Joseph 0. Carson, North Vernon, and French Clements, Evansville. Appellate Court judges, 2nd Dis. triei, (wo nominated—Donald R. Mote, Wabash, and Donald H. Hunter, LaGrange. The Harris Glass 'Co. of Lo- [ansport will hold its grand opening festivities at .iheir. new per-' manent location at 805 Burling;on Ave. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, June 21, 22 and 23. Visitors are welcome, to the three- day event. Hours for the open house' will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day with the exception of Saturday when hours .will .be extended one hour: , . . The Harris Glass Co. wa's found- BAD APPLES ST. LOUIS (UPI) — Apples cost Felix Caravajal of Cuba the 1904 Olympic marathon championship held here. Far ahead after 18 miles of the 26-mile run, Caravajal stopped to eat some apples growing by the roadside—but they weren't ripe and made him' so -sick he couldn't finish the race. Best Wishes AND Welcome To Our New Neighbors Harris Glass Co. TIRE SERVICE GARTH SWIGERT 711 BURLINGTON NEMO KOBEI, PHONE 2849 Glass Firm Sets Grand Opening Mrs. Romel Going To State Prison LAPORTE, Ind. (UPI) - Mrs. Celia. B. Romel, 50, 'will be- taken to Indiana 'Woman's Prison at Indianapolis Thursday to begin a 2-21-year term for the fatal shooting of i-her husband. Mrs. Romel,'who pleaded •guilty earlier to a voluntary manslaughter charge, was sentenced Tuesday in LaPorte Circuit Court. Her husband, Ronald, 51, a landscape contractor, was shot-, to death April 20 during an argument on the lawn of -the couple's home 'here. Mrs.. Romel was arrested a short time later as she tried to enter a hospital where a woman .friend .of. her husband was a patient. . At -the time of her arrest, she was carrying a loaded revolver and additional, ammunition in a' bag and she told officers "I'm going upstairs to get" the other ed in Logansport in 1946 by J.,W, Harris. Later his son, Jim L. Harris, joined his father in the business and now serves as assistant manager. . The company moved to its pres. ent location, formerly occupied by Todd's -Appliance Store, in OctO; her, 1961. - The. firm retails ss for all purposes including window glass; store fronts, furniture tops, mirrors, stafety auto glass, jalousie windows, aluminum storm win dows, sliding glass 'doors and aluminum storm doors.. The -company is also a distributor/of Pittsburgh Paints. '. A drawing for prizes will be held each day. The prize for the first day will be an aluminum storm door installed. The second day prize will be a 36 by 60 inch polished 'mirror installed and the final drawing will be for a shower fold tub'enclosure installed. Visitors will also receive free gifts—measuring cups for the ladies and toys for the children. Free coffee and donuts will be served each day. NEW AIRCRAFT ISLE OF WIGHT, . England (UPI)—A hovercraft which rides on a cushion of air one foot above the water reached 70. miles an hour Tuesday in its first public demonstration. Called the SRN2, the craft has Four jet turbine engines and is capable of carrying about 75 passengers. Tuesday it carried 30. At the moment it can only operate in calm water. We Are Proud To Have Played A Part In The Relocating Of Harris Glass Co. Best Wishes For Success IN YOUR NEW LOCATION FRANK T.MORRIS AGENCY INC. INSURANCE—REAL ESTATE BE SURE-INSURE 125 4TH PHONE 3063 News of Business, Industry ATLANTA (UPI) — Commerce Secretary Luther Hodges urged business men to do some hard thinking about ways to spur the economy to a faster rate of growth without inflation. NEW YORK—The steel outlook for July is for a further 10 per cent drop in output a-ccompanied by a $2 a ton rise in costs due to the new wage contract which goes into effect July 1, Iron Age said. The publication said there will be no chance to raise prices before September. tions companies. He wants an all government-owned company instead of the Senate proposal to let the big companies own half the stock and sell the other half to the public at $100 a share. SHUTOUT RECORD WASHINGTON (UPI) —Walter Johnson of the Washington Senators set the all-time major league record by pitching 114 shutouts during his American League career. WASHINGTON - Hughes Tool Co. was authorized to take over control of Northeast Airlines from Atlas Corp. subject to a limit of $100,000 a year on commercial sales by Tool Co. or its affiliates to Northeast, WASHINGTON—Sen.' Estes K«- fauver, D-Tenn., charged that Senate's communications satellite bill is a "giveaway" of millions of dollars to the big communica Wednesday Ev tiling, June 20, 1952. SINGER GUfEs BIRTH HOLLYWOOD (UPI) - Singer Betty Button'Tuesday gave birlh to a seven-pi und girl at Cedars of Lebanon lospital. Attendants said both nvnthcr and daughter were "doing fine." It was the first child for Miss Hutton by her marriage to musician Pete Ca, idoli, She has thre« children by previous marriages. She marrind Candoli Dec. 24, 1960. We wish to extend a hcirdy WELCOME to our new neighbors HARRIS GLASS CO. South Side Lumber Co. 811 Burlington Ave, Phone :!319 DD'S SALUTE Karris Glass Company on the opening of their new home at 805 Burlington Ave. WE ARE PROUD of the beautiful windows you installed for us in our new store. BEST WISHES OF - 301 East Market TODD'S "The Store That Service Built" I ;/J •if-1* g^V^X"^ ^tf^^^yf^ ••* Wi II ^ X^V I " ' • ***» »»'« »"—-vl*-'7». tr^fiv i^M ^*- -••«-»•-••- . — • ••• Celebration Of HARRIS GLASS CO In Our New Permanent South Side Burlington Ave. Home THURS., FRI., SAL, JUNE 21,22,23 -- COME SEE US AND OUR NEW HOME -- ENJOY HOT 05FFEE AND DONUTS WHILE THE LADIES PICK UP THEIR UNIQUE MEASURING CUPS AND THE CHILDREN GET THEIR TOY. FREE to all the LADIES. MEASURING CUP I Unbreakable. — Useful, practic- I al with easy to read measurements. JUST STOP IN AIND PICK IT UP! PRIZE IN 1st DRAWING FRI., JUNE 22,3p.m. Ail Aluminum Comb. Screen and Storm Door SUN MASTER — rNSTAULED — See on our floor the display of Sun Master duality Aluminum Products. A factory representative will answer all questions on awnings, patio covers, storm doors and windows, »te. FREE PRIZE IN SECOND DRAWING SAT., JUNE 23, 1 p.m. Beautiful 1st quality Plate Glass Mirror. Guaranteed 10 yrs. by Hooker. Hung in your home by our own . skilled craftsmen. As our appreciation of you. 36 by 60 Finest Quality Plate Glass Mirror bv Hooker Glass Co. 3 DAY Grand Opening Celebration Thurs., fri., Sat., — June 31, 22, 23. 3 Grand Opening drawings for free prizes. BU., JUNE 22, 3 p.m. SAff.- r JUNE 23, 1 p.m; and 6 p.m. Drop by and get acquainted with us in our new home and new location. While you are with us ask our hostesses to assist you in registering for these FREE PRIZES. You are absolutely under NO OBLIGATION to buy anything to win any of these free worthy prizes. You need not be present to win. To receive you during any of these days, Thursday, Friday or Saturday, Jan. ? ? ? ? ?' will be our pileasure. PLENTY OF FREE OFF STREET PARKING FOR ALL 805 S BURLINGTON AVE. DIAL 250*9 Next To South Side lumber Co. V\M. 2509 f-'fi i *v «,"»,** Mr* -*" i\ r 'K*' ul '^' ., i <<** ** •• FREE PRIZE IN 3rd DRAWING SATURiDAY, JUNE 23, 6 p.m. Showerfold. TUB and SHOWER EI»rClOSURE FUiLY IN.CTAUIBD IN YOUR HOME inquire for details on our line of Shower Fold, Designed for practical use and highest measure of safety, employing colors to blend perfectly with your decorator scheme.
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