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November 13, 1957

Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 30

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lix Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Wednesday Evening, November 13, 19ST. Gov. Handley Reveals $120 Million State Highway Program for 1958 Monticello The union Thanksgiving service of the Monticello churches will be held in the Monticello Presbyterian Church Sunday evening, November 24, at 7:30 o'clock. The INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — Governor Handley today unveiled a 120 million dollar highway spending program for construction and repair of 770 miles of highways and 999 bridges in 1958. Handley outlined the vast spend Ing program in a move to help justify a 2-cent increase in the state gasoline tax. He said the program would reach 89 of Indiana's 92 counties by the end of nejft year. Plans include 61.3 miles of new highways that eventually will fit into the federal network of inter- prepared statement, state super-highways. The limited access highways considerations." Cover 505 Miles In addition to the interstate ; west and U.S. 421 southp.ast of Indianapolis;. It also includes parts of U.S. 3r. from Louisville to Indianapolis and U.S. 40 bypassing Richmond. When the national network is completed new numbers will be • of urban routes in seven counties, assigned to those old interstate 197.2 miles of primary highways in 24 counties, and 91.1 miles of sec- routes. Interstate projects also include 89 bridges or other structures along the dual-lane super roads. "Hoosierland will have more of these interstate routes than any other state," Handley said in a that will criss-cross the state in the future include from Louisville to expressways Indianapolis, Indianapolis to Chicago, and across the center of Hoosierland from east to west New Numbers Coming The interstate projects, financed 90 per cent by the federal government, and 10 per cent by Indiana's 6-cent a gallon gasoline tax, includes stretches of U.S. 52 north- c-ndary routes in 30 counties. Eight other bridges were sched-' tiled for construction, an<l the resurfacing program was expected to cover 505 miles of highway in 59 counties. "So, by the-end of 1956, this administration will have resurfaced or constructed state highways in ?S of our 92 counties," Handley When Handley took office in January he complained the highway department was in a "mess" with depleted funds and bogged down in a hodge-podge of poor planning. He installed a new highway commission and 'the chairman of the old one since has been convicted of conspiracy to embezzle highway money. - . "These highways and bridges,"' station, we have 6 cents more to Handley's statement said, "are | build and modernize our state "All of this work is being paid for as we go along," he said. "Indiana has no debts, and no highway bond issues are per- ; minister of visitation of the Mon-i [ticello Methodist. Church; will j bring | using This union service is sponsored by the churches "of Monticello. Former bridge club members and other friends gathered at the Holiday Inn at Monticello Monday noon for a luncheon and bridge party honoring Mrs. Stewart Price of Monon who with Mr. Price is leaving next Tuesday for Jackson, Miss., to spend the winter at the home of a daughter, Mr. and Mrs. James Sissons. Nineteen were present for the farewell party and Mrs. Price was presented a gift. The Past Presidents Parley was | •entertained Wednesday evening by Mrs. Mary Kailal at her home. A business session was held and being built honestly and capably. Contracts are let by competitive ROCHESTER— 4-H Program Set on Nov. 29 The Fulton County 4-H Achievement Program wiH be held at the Richland Center school gymnasium, Friday Nov. 29, starting at 7:30 p.m. in charge of County'A- gent Mike Jewett. Four-H members will be awarded more than 20 trophies, 60 medals, and merchandise gifts, in recognition of their accomplishments during the year. The awards wffl be presented by the local businesses and organizations. The 4-H council will, sponsor the entertainment, which will be provided by various clubs in the coun ty. The three best entertainers will receive cash awards of $15, $10, and $5. A large crowd is anticipated. The program is open to the public. Admissions to Woodlawn hospital Include Paul'Eytcheson, 138 East Fourth street, admitted and dis missed; Bill Outler, Gary; George Wassmus, R. R. 2; Henry A. Kauf- jnan, Etna Green; Joseph H. Johnson, 628% Main street. Dismissals: Dell Daggy, 129 West Sixth street; Richard Snyder, son of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn. Snyder, Culver; and Mrs. Mary Kelley, 436 West Ninth street. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Callahan of Chesterton are the parents of a daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Keim of Macy, are the parents of a son. The Fulton county clerk's office has issued the following marriage licenses: Alan L. Kingery and Beverly Devker, both of Fort Wayne; and to Charles Olmsted R. R. 6 Rochester, and Trudie Zabst, Fulton. Following a call to the sheriff's office Monday night from a Fulton resident, Edward L. Williams, 39 Scranton, Pa., was apprehends and placed in the Fulton county jail, where he is being held for investigation of public intoxication Mr. and Mrs. George Babaril Si., have moved their trailer from Lake Manitou to the new Roches ter Mobile Home Court, at the enc of West llth street. The Babarik are the first to occupy the new court. The Foster and Good ambulanc took Joe Johnson from his hom at 628H Main street, to the Wood lawn hospital, Monday afternoon. Delbert Daggy has. returnee home at 129 West Sixth street. The employees 'of the Fulto County Co-op held their monthl business meeting Monday evenin in the Ninth street store. George Weidner conducted th business meeting, after which re- ooms of the Firs,t Presbyterian hurch, the West Minister Forum eld their annual Thanksgiving inner, which was prepared and erved entirely by the men of the lass. Preceding the dinner, the Rev. Decker offered prayer. A surprise for the ladies was in he first course of the meal which vas on the menu as "Chicken Din- ,er", and when served 'proved to je a generous supply of "corn, wheat and oats". However the second course was a delicious baked ham dinner-with, all the trimmings, served from at-, luncheon meeting, ractively decorated tables, withj _A ' reshrnents were served by Walter and a social hour fol- mitted. Every tune a gallon of prizes during the social hour went gasoline is sold at a Hoosier filling - to Mrs. Cecelia Vehnekamp, Mrs. Myrtle Conwell, Esther Cottrell and Mrs. Lucille Steinke. A delicious dessert course was served with the guests grouped about' the large dining room table. - highways, county roads and city streets." ;olloway, wed. Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Thousand en- ertainecl at dinner Saturday eve- ing the following guests, Mr. and drs. William Reed, Mr. and Mrs. lobert McGrew and son Kenny nd Richard Holliday, all of Fulon; John Pugh and son- John Villie, Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Sherard 'Sr., Mr. and Mrs. H. W. tierrard Jr., and daughters, Debie and Vickki. Sunday evening in the social :he members and the following guests: Mr. ' and Mrs. Melvin Meyers and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Collin Allen and family. Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Sherrard Sr., entertained at a turkey dinner Sunday, in their home, the following guests: Mr. and Mrs, Paul Knepp, Mr. and Mrs. Don Knepp and sons, Steve and Gregg, all of South Bend; Mr, and Mrs. H. W. Sharrard Jr., and daughters Debbie and Vickki, and Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Thousand and children', Ann, Jan, Nan and Jay. Mrs. Byron Smith entertained her Monday club at a delightful afternoon at cards. Guests present were Mrs. Noah Shively, Mrs. Earl Wynn, Mrs. Harry McVay, Mrs. Ed Hagan and Mrs. Fred Robinson. The December meeting will be held at the Platt home on West Jefferson street with Miss Esther Cottrell the hostess. Howard Hoover, of the Oak Park Addition and his wife will be hon-l ored next Friday at an agency dinner at the Lafayette Country Club. Mr. Hoover led the Logansport District in .new business during a recent -sales campaign. The Hand Weavers Guild, an organization of local weaving en- thusiasists held an all day meet- Friday with Mrs. Leigh Stair at her country home, taking a carry in dinner for the noon hour. Mrs. Stair put on a warp on her 36 inch loom, demonstrating her -method of placing the dark brown wool that'will be made into a sport Howard Keel Scrambling To Make Up for Lost Time NEW YORK (UP) — Howard Keel, • snug in the cotton-candy bosom of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer tor nine years, decided to flutter out on his own this year. He's found free flight pretty heady. For the past couple of years, I've had one big goal—to bust out of MGM," baritoned Keel. "During the past three years, you know how many pictures I made for them? One. 'Kismet.' And it was a bomb. "Oh, sure, the money was good, but let me tell you, it's not particularly good for your mental health or your ambition to spend three years on your seat. TV? Sure, I'd get offers. Plenty Before Metro snared him in 1948, he had -boomed his way through such" legit musicals as "Carousel" and "Oklahoma." His 17 pictures for MGM include "Annie Gel Your Gun," "Kiss Me, Kate" and "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers." "I am a little cautious about getting my feet too wet in TV," admitted Keel. "You have to watch out for TV a little, particularly when they throw that weekly series business at you. "Metro asked me to play the lead in their TV 'Thin Man' series, but I turned it down. I think if you own a series, you can make BRITISH SUBJECT—In London the subject is changed from dognlk to rhinocerosnik as Britona view the firat rhino born, in the land, at Wipsnade zoo.'She's 22 inches long, weighs a bouncing 85 pounds. Mama back there is Mohini, papa is Mohan, both, from Assam in India. (International Soundphoto) "TV? Sure, I'd get offers. Plenty a t of m but yol] . rc not of them. But Metro wouldn't let' ^ to make any mollcy doing me do any except for a couple of shows in Britain and one Ed Sullivan show. The Sullivan show was back in 1954, I think, and the only reason they let me do that was to plug a picture." a TV scries for an outfit like MGM. 'And let's say (he 'Thin Man* is a success. What happens? I'll tell you, and you wind up as the 'Thin Man.' That's the only way anybody ever thinks of you from then on. You're stuck with the tag." Keel is scrambling to make up for lost time. He did a Dinah Shore TV show a couple of weeks back and this Sunday will appear on the General Motors 50th anniversary spec on NBC-TV. He's planning a nationwide concert tour for 1958 and there's also a good chance he may take a concert swing through the Middle East. jana University campus destroyed Keel hails from Gillespie, 111. all the clothing and furniture of I.U. CAMPUS FIRE BLOOM1NGTON (UP)—A fire in an apartment in the new Hoosier Courts housing project on the Indi- Former Hockey Player Is Kiwanis Speaker Hal Jaokson, former professional hookey player now in the frozen food business, was the speaker Tuesday at the weekly Kiwanis jacket. Ideas and problems dis-|Folop, Mrs. Florence M-cNew and cussed proved most interesting Mrs.»Stair. ajjd weaving methods demonstrat- Mrs. -Shenk is in the process of ed. ' ' weaving drapery material in a Looking over samples from Gale beautiful pattern, Mrs. Folop place iRedfield, a professor at Purdue -m-ats and Mrs. McNew was com- and members or the Lafaye'tte pletircg lovely silk material for a Weavers Guild was enjoyed. Present for the day were Mrs. Ray Cochran, Mrs. Floyd Grouse, Mrs. Agnes Shenk, Mrs. Mamie A-3c Dwight B. Douglass, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Douglass had the misfortune of slipping while practicing basketball and breaking two bones in his ankle. The break was x-rayed and placed in a cast that he will wear until the last oE December. Dwight is in the Air Fence stationed at Orlando, Florida. John L. Douglass, son of Mr. and Mr-s. Gerald Douglass, graduated October llth from Machinery Repairman School at tile Navy Training Center, San Diego. John is enjoying a few days at home and will report to the USS Volcan (AR-5) November 12th in Norfolk, Virginia. Mr. and Mrs. Jay Kennedy of Richmond. Kennedy is a graduate assistant in economics., and the couple has two ^young children. DRY ECZEMA Eose Tormenting Itch Fast With Soothing Lanolin-Rich- kli Mtcfici*** 17 |j OINTMENT "Sunpla Free. Hosinol K.Billo. 1. Md. 1 he Thanksgiving theme in fall col- irs, predominating. A short business session was held n charge of Burk Miller. Mrs. T. C. Conover gave the secretary's report. The president appointed 'Sis. Wayne Hittle, Lloyd Jefferiss and Dale Shaw to malte up a slate of officers for the next year. Plans were made for the Dec. 8, meeting n the home of the Millers. A re>ort was made of the recent con- ribution which the class made to he building lot fund. Rev. Decker then gave a most nspiring Thanksgiving message to played with the Chicago Black Hawks and Detroit Red Wings, and still referees professional hockey games. Accompanied by Marc Boileau, center on the Indianapolis Chiefs hockey team, he showed members some ice hockey equipment, including -sticks, pudcs, skates and shoulder pads. SWITCH OFFICES MONTICELLO—The court house here has somewhat of a new look. The sheriff, county superintendent, and the auto license branch have exchanged offices. COMPARE THE FEATURES! COMPARE THE QDA1ITT! COMPARE AND YOWL SEE WHY KEHMORE IS AMERICA'S FASTEST SELLING AUTOMATIC WASHER AMD DRYER! SPECIAL BONUS OFFER! WITH POWERFUL. NEW 1 H.P. MOTOR UOOK WHAT YOU GET PLUS SPECIAL! NEW LOW PRICE! Niw B««uly • Light • Quiet . Clip-On Tools • Ea»y. Clidt Rug Noizl. * Lig'it Vinyl HOBO • Paper Dust Ba» TALKED OUT —India's V. K. Krishna Menon ia shown.as he collapsed during a speech on the Kashmir problem, at the UN in New York. 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