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Logansport, Indiana
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Monday, June 25, 1962
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Monday Evening, June K, WfR. COMMUNITY BRIEFS Around Town Circuit Court The estate of the late Mrs. Lillian Wortley, who died June 17, was estimated at $10,000 in real estate and $4,000 in personal property when it was opened Monday with the filing of her will for probate in the Cass circuit court. Dated Jan. 30, 1961, it leaves all of her estate to her four children, Florence Castle, city; John, Monticello; Randall, Deer Lodge, Tenn.; and Dorothy Rice, Wabash. The daughter, Florence, was named executrix. J. T. Hillis is the attorney for the estate. Mrs. Betly Scott asks custody of their two children in a suit for divorce from Fred Scott _ filed Monday. The couple was married May 17, 1952, and separated Oct. 10, 1959, according to • the complaint, filed through the law firm of O'Neill and O'Neill. Charles C. Lenon, 1720 High St., nsks a divorce from Lucille Lenon, from whom lie has been separated since September, 1929. They were married in August, 1921, and all of their children are adults, according .to the complaint filed through Atty. George Brubaker. Ralph Stone withdrew his request for a change of venue from the judge in his divorce suit against Fannie Sto'ne. Howard Mikel was granted judgment for $132.60 plus $50 attorney fees by Judge Riesling in Mikel's complaint on a note against Thomas and Yvonne Fisher. City Court Ray Myers, 43, of rural route 4, Rochester, was fined $1 and costs for failing to yield the right of way when he appeared before Judge Frank Tolbert in City court Monday morning. Charles Leyclet, 22, of 1415 Wright St., paid $5 and costs for speeding, and a forfeit bond covering a fine of $1 and costs for failing to yield the right-of-way was accepted from Lawrence Smith, 59, of Peru. There were Iwo cases of public inloxication in city court Monday. The Southside Improvement Association will convene at Fairview park Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Army Pfc Delmar L. Lanlz, whose wife', Violet, lives at 816!<i W. Melbourne Ave., Logansport, Ind., departed from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, on June 13 with other personnel of the 25th Infantry Division's 4th Cavalry to reinforce the division's 27th Infantry in Thailand. Lantz, a jeep driver in the cavalry's Troop B, entered the Army in June 1960 and completed basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. The 23-year- old soldier is a 1957 graduate of Washington Township high school. Traffic Arrests Roger Leslie, 20, of 1829 E. Market St., driving with an,ex- pirec! driver's license. City court June 27. Frederick Dillman, 19, of 722 Lafayette Drive, passing on a yellow line. Justice court July 8. Henry Piatt, 76, Monticello, Dies MONTICELLO - Henry (Erve) Pi alt, 76, of rural roule 2, Monticello, died at 10 p.m. Sunday at a Logansporl hospital. Born Dec. 27, 1885, in Carroll county, he was the son of John and Ellen Klinger, Piatt. He married Vanessa Kendall on Dec. 22, 1911. He spenl his lifelime in White and Carroll counties. He was a member of Ihe Oak Grove Christian church. Survivors are the widow; three daughters: ; Mrs. Delia Zootman, rural roule 5, • Monticello; Mrs. Helen Arthur, rural roule 2, Monticello; Miss Isabelle Piatt,. rural route 2, Monticello; one son, Kendall, rural route 2, -Monticello; and seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Oak Grove church. The.Rev. Richard Eldridge will conduct services, and burial will be in Riverview cemetery in Monlicello. Friends may call at the Miller funeral home after noon Tuesday, Births MEMORIAL-Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Hoff, of rural route 1, Royal Center; to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Galbreath, 519 Mobley, a daughter; to Mr, and Mrs. Orlyn Casten, Winamac, a son; to Mr. and Mrs. Lester Flaherty, rural route 2, Camden, a son. Hospital Notes MEMORIAL — Admitted: Mrs. Anna Gephart, rural route 2, Walton; Miss Julie Graves, rural route 1; John Runyon, Eldora, Iowa; Robert Thompson, 1639 Meadlawn Ave.; Miss Lela Campbell, Winamac; Bradley Parish, Royal Center. Dismissed: Aaron Digenova, 1317 Chicago St.; Mrs. Dorothy Achor, rural route 2, Cutler; Mrs. James Beechy and son, Walton; Mrs. Dale Brower, Flora; Mrs, .Mary Kay Brown, 2523 E. Broadway; Miss Sherry Collins, 428!4 S. Third St.; Miss Sonja Fulmer, 1613 Spear St.; Miss Rebecca Gast, rural route 2, Akron; Jacob Hulsizer, rural route 2, Twelve Mile; John Kirkpatrick, Kokomo;. John McWher- ten, rural route 2, Star City; Carmen Spencer, Fulton; Mrs. Mabel Wolfe, 1426 Lobelia St.; Monroe Zellers, Kewanna. ST. JOSEPH'S-Admitted: Mrs. lone L. Welch, 818 W. Wabash Ave.; Mrs. Barbara Sweet, 425 Tacoma Ave.; Mrs. Mary Patton, 1314 Wright St. Dismissed: Mrs. Lena Cuningham, Lucerne; Miss Betty Jeroski, 829 Davis Rd,; Mrs. Earl Boehme, Lake Cicott; Raymond Fellers, 516 Bartlett St.; Steven Hill, rural roule 4. Bunker Hill Hospital Notes Admitted Friday, June 22: AB Louis Kolnik, CWO John Foust, A3C Duane Holley, Mrs. Janice 'Davies, Carol Pfifer. Dismissed: 'AlC Phillip Loupa, AlC Harold Nan, AlC Kenneth Hall, SS Howard Chambers, A2C David Cummins, Robert Harrier, Jr., Mrs. Wally Coryet, Mrs. Jo Anne Voe- bert and son Patrick, Mrs. Norma Yonker, Mrs. Sheila May and daughter Deborah, Mrs. Arlene Bullers and daughter, Kimberly, John and Stanley Haile, Mrs. Sue Blanchard and son, Jerrold. Admitted Saturday, June 23: A- 2C William Sapp, PFC Ronald Gos's, Mrs. Annette Brucker. Dismissed: Darrcll. Brown, Mrs. Jeanenne Marsh, Mrs. Carol Dziacko and son Jeffrey, Mr. Lizzie Houser and daughter, Cathy, Mrs. Barbara Weise and son, Dean, Diane Jones. ' A son was born lo A2C and Mrs. Edward Brucker. Admitted Sunday, June 24-; Mrs. Shirley Jones, Mrs.. Norma Fosberg, Mrs. Shirley Vanderhei, Mrs. Dahlia Porter. Dismissed: A2C William Sapp, Bobbie Cranfill, Theresa Feher, Jacqueline Runquist. • —• —• Marriage Licenses Gary Chambers, 23, of 815 Helm St., ;and Betty Ann Skaggs, 22, of rural route 2, Kokomo. Keith List, 39, 703 W. Miami Ave., and Mary Margaret Allen, 3fl, of 95 Ninth St. Daniel Lynch, 19, of rural route 1, city,- and Linda Sue Peterson, 18, of 725 Parkway Drive. • — •—•. Justice Court Walter D. Huth, 1805 Johnson Street, who was arrested Saturday evening by State Trooper Richard Keyes, was finedi $25 and costs and his right to drive was suspended for a year 1 when he pleaded guilty in the local justice of the peace court to a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor. • -•-• Mr, and Mrs. Daniel Bemer, Bloomfield, Ind., former Cass county residents, are on a month's tour of Europe, They left from New York June 17 and the first stop on their tour was Edinburgh, Scotland. . •-•—•• Mrs. Mabel Guy, formerly of 111 West-Linden Avenue, has been dism.iss.ed from Memorial hospital to the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Magee, rural route 1, Royal Center. Her condition is reported as "improving". Aluminum Awnings • WINDOW CARPORT • DOOR • BOAT PORT Aluminum and Wrought Iron RAILING AND POSTS PHONE 3666 FOR FREE ESTIMATES KooftiNoXZo: Rusk and Lord Home Confer LONDON (UPI) — U.S. Secretary of Stale Dean Rusk conferred with British Foreign Secretary Lord Home today to align detailed stralegy on Berlin, NATO and Southeast Asia. The two diplomats met with their top advisers; as Big Three western notes were scheduled for delivery to the Kremlin urging a joint effort to halt violence in Berlin. Today's meeting followed Rusk's four and a half hour talk Sunday night with Prime Minister Harold Macmilltn and key cab- ministers on "practically ever^hing." One '«.* .the immediate decisions was to continue the Berlin peace probe despite Premier N i k ii a Khrushchev's sudden warning that he insists on Allied military withdrawal from the city. The West considers this totally unacceptable. U.S., British and French notes, ready: for delivery in Moscow lo- day propose lalks of the four commandants in Berlin on averting shooting incidents in the divided city. The notes reject, according to diplomatic sources, recent Russian charges (hat the West is to blame for the incidenls. A withdrawal of police from the dividing wall'was envisaged among the means to avoid trouble. While the ministers were meeting, Britain 'also released a report from the International Control Commission charging Communists with fomenting trouble in Vietnam. Arrangements also were under consideration to reconvene the 14- nation Geneva conference to complete a Laos peace settlemet, following the formation of a Laotian coalition government. July 2 has tentatively been suggested for the conference. By United Press International A collision of two cars in the rolling hills .of Monroe County killed four of the weekend's heavy toll of casualties, on Indiana highways and streets. The toll was at. least 12 and possibly more, depending on whether two questionable deaths are recorded as accidental in autopsies ordered for the victims. In addition, a highway construction worker was killed in a crash into a stonepile on an unopened section of an interstate highway. The wreck near Bloomington Sunday killed Charles Blah', 29, Indianapolis, driver of one of the cars; Winfred Duncan, 42, Bloomington, driver of the other; Cornell Hill, 28, Jeffersonville,, and Stella Shields, 23, Bloomington. Police said Blair's car was traveling at high ''speed on the wrong side of "Indiana 37 and crashed into the Duncan car on a curve two miles north of Bloomington, Thomas. Williams, 34, was taken to Bloomington Hospital in critical condition. He was riding' with Blair. Luther Harmon, 24, Oak Park, 6 Cass Votes For Boswell Most of Cass county's 23 delegates to the Democratic state convention voted for the winners in the contested races, it was reported Monday. The combined Cass and Kosci. usko county vote for Senator was 31 for Bayh and 10 for Boswell. Local party leaders said they believe six of. the Boswell votes were from Cass county. It was reported that four of the Cass votes -went for Judge John Gonas of South Bend wTio lost his bid for renomination to the appel lale court. Friday Last Day For 1961 Stamps Friday of this week will be the last day to purchase 1961 Intangible tax stamps, county Treasurer Forest Montgomery warned Monday. The 1!)02 stamps will remain on sale at the treasurer's office for another year, Montgomery said. Highway Traffic Toll Still Rising CHECK CRASHES IN DELPHI AREA DELPHI — State Trooper Tom Pitstick investigated two accidents near Delphi over the weekend. A car driven by Ray Jaenicke, 32, Kokomo, collided with a car driven by Anna Brooks, 34, of Delphi at 7:50 p.m. Saturday. Pitstick said Jaenicke lost control of his car in the rain on U.S. 421 west of Delphi. Jaenicke was arrested and fined $5 and costs in justice of the peace court. At 7:30 p.m. Sunday a car driven by Harold T. Jones, 33,' rural route 2, Monticello, collided with a car driven by Robert Landis, 47,- rural route 1, Delphi, on 01(1 State Road 39 in Pittsburgh. Jones was charged with failure to yield. 'He will appear in court later. Mrs. Sarah Ranck Succumbs at 93 PERU - Mrs. Sarah Ellen Ranck, 93, formerly of Roann, died at the Church of the Brethren home in Mexico at 12:05 p.m. Saturday. She was the widow of Marvin J., who died in 1935. Survivors are three sons, E. William, Ft, .Wayne; Ivan V., La Fontaine; Royal, Urbana, Ind.; a daughter, Mrs. Homer Shaffer, Bourbon; 19 grandchildren; 26 great-gra nd children. She entered the Home in 1956. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the McCain country chapel. The Rev. Shubert Newcomer will conduct services, and burial will be held, at the Church of the Brethren cemetery in North Manchester. Friends may call at the funeral home. 111., died Sunday night in St. Elizabeth's Hospital at Lafayette, hours after he apparently dozed while driving along U.S. 41 five miles south of Boswell. Raise Toll To 521 The N weekend deaths raised the state's 1962 fatalities to at least 521 compared 1 with 455 this time last year. John Leeper, about 20, Argos, was, killed Sunday night when his car hit an auto driven by Lowell Singery, 21, Argos. Singery was hospitalized with .a rib fracture. The accident occurred two miles east of Argos. Gregory Keith Taylor, 4, Indian, apolis, was killed Saturday night near his home when he ran into the side of a truck driven by Dale Taylor, 28, Indianapolis, and slipped.'beneath a wheel of the vehicle. The driver was a distant relative 'of the victim. Paula Valentine, 13, South Bend, was injured fatally Saturday when a car in which she rode crashed into a tree in M^shawaka. Paul Leon Smith, 27, and Robert Earl Alward, 34, R.R. 1, Kingman, were killed Saturday when their moUitcycle slid out of control on a curve on U.S. 136 west of Covington. Ralph Robert Millspaugh, 32, Terre Haute, was killed Saturday when his car crashed after being hit. by a second auto at a west side intersection in Indianapolis. Max E. Miller; 26, Clayton, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and reckless homicide. Police said his car struck the victim's. Robert Leroy Prieve, 21, South fiend, was killed in a two-car collision on U.S. 20 west of South Bend Friday ,night. On Unopened Road Not counted as a traffic fatality was the death Saturday of Grover Kisor, 44, Charlestown, in a crash on a portion of Interstate 65 under construction between Columbus and Seymour. The highway has not yet been opened for traffic. Police said his car smashed into a 10-ton pile of stone as he was inspecting roadbuilding machinery. He was a construction worker. Authorities said Morton McCutchin, 88, Elberfeld, whose car went out of control and crashed into a parked car and three houses .Sunday at Evansville, may have been stricken before the accident. An autopsy was ordered to determine the cause of death. An autopsy also was ordered for Harold Ballard, 62, Uniondale, whose 'body was found in his overturned car Sunday near Servia where it wenl out of control and plunged into a ditch. Deaths and Funerals City, Cass County MYERS, SIRS. BERTHA B., 82, of Camden. Services at the Gentry funeral home in Gamden at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Rev. William Maschell officiating. Graveside rites and burial in the Union cemetery near Desoto, Ind., at 3 p.m. Tries, day. Friends may call at the funeral home after 8 p.m. Monday. District BROCKEY, MRS. FLOSSIE MAE, 37, Rochester. Final rites at 2 p.m. .Wednesday, Rochester EUB church. Burial in IOOF cemetery. Friends call at the Foster and Good funeral home after 1 p.m. Tuesday and at the church one hour prior to services. m MONTGOMERY WARD 512 NORTH LOGAN SPORT, JND. DfAL 4193 AUTO SERVICE SPECIALS CLIP AND SAVE MORE on any Exhaust System installed 3*&m<(tb STATION on any Complete Brake Job ._ ,, SERVJCE STATION § SPECIAL nylon seat belts This coupon worth for installation of any Wards seat belt. PIATT, HENRY CERVE), 76, rural route '2, Monticello. Final rites will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Oak Grove Christian church. Burial will be in Riverview cemetery. Call 'at the Miller funeral home after -noon Tuesday. By United Press International Violent thunderstorms Sunday and during the night touched off r lash floods, killer .lightning and .ornado scares in areas from the Rockies lo the Atlantic. A heat wave gripped the Northwest. A woman was Wiled when struck by lightning at New York and an 18-year-old boy died in his 'looded basement in Brooklyn. The young wife of an airman was tilled and another woman hurt when struck by lightning on a jeach near Biloxi, Miss. A man was electrocuted at Hartford, N.Y., when he picked up a live wire knocked down by a storm. Tornadoes touched down Sunday at.Pacific and Old Monroe, Mo., and Dupo, 111., but apparently failed to cause damage. A Chicago suburb and sections of central Wisconsin mopped up Saturday night tornado damage estimated at up to SI million. Central Nebraska totaled $500,000 crop damage from a weekend liail storm. The heaviest rain in 64 years RANCK, MRS. SARAH E., 93, Church of the Brethren Home in Mexico. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the McCain country chapel. Burial will be in Church of the Brethren cemetery at North Manchester. Friends may call at the funeral home. ROYSTER, MRS. LAVINA, 77, Monticello. Final rites at 10.; 30 a.m. Wednesday, Monticello Methodist church. Burial in Rivsrview cemetery. Friends call at the Aufenberg and While funeral home after 2 p.m. Tuesday and at the church after 9 a.m. Wednesday. SHAFFER, MRS. BLANCHE, 82, of Cutler.. Final rites will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Car. ter funeral home in Flora. Burial will be in the Ball Hill cemetery. Call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. Monday. • SHELBURN, WEST, 73, of Den ver. Final rites will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the McCain country chapel. The body will l)e taken to Sheridan where rites will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Call at the chapel. BAILEY'S CONDITION TOOK' PERU—Miami county circuil court judge Henry Bailey remain ed in poor condition Monday at the Marion genera! hospital. He is back under oxygen again. Bailey suffered & heart attack while fishing June 7. Logansport, Indiana, .Vharos-Tribuno Seven. Violent Storms Batter Wide Area Reveal Death Accidental The death of Joseph Elmer Me- Council, 65, of 1432 Liberty St., at the Logansport slate hospital on May 12 was accidental, it was revealed Monday when Coroner Donald K. Winter filed his verdict with County Clerk Clarence Settlemyre. The coroner's report shows (hat McConnell fell while descending a stairway on May 4, striking his head and fracturing his skull. He expired eight days later of cerebral hemorrhages. Dr. Winter reported that there was no evidence of foul play or negligence. The coroner also filed his verdict in the May 19 death of Lloyd Wayne Hardy, 1001 Helm St., reporting that it was due to a .22 calibre rifle bullet wound in the head while in a state of despond' ency, Sonic Boom A sonic boom caused by an F106 Delta Dart from the Bunker Hill Air Force Base was heard over Logansport about 8:30 a.m. Monday. The plane was on a regular mission. fell Sunday in sections of Philadelphia, :?'a., and Camden, N.J., u-inging flash flooding. Philadelphia had 2,83 inches of rain in an lour and :17 minutes. Streets and basements were flooded in parts of New York City, which received 1.26 inches of rain. Tourteen persons were forced to lee from two buildings hi Brook- yn when the street caved in. Half a dozen hospitals reported flooded' >asementi'. Planes were delayed up to an lour at Plow York's Idlewild Air-" port and a number of intonation-' al flights diverted lo other cities. Traffic backed up for miles on" >arkway£ and expressways wherr lood wat<srs made the thorough- 'ares impassable. Power and telephone service was cut oft in parts of the Glen ?a)ls, N,£, areas when falling' .rees severed wires, A chain reaction accident during the storm on N.Y. 0 backed up traffic for' 4 miles. Homes were damaged, utility wires dovm and trees uprooted iii' ;he St. Louis, Mo., area by thunderstorms.. A 6-year-old boy was ' lospitaliz-sd for a head injury after being struck by a falling ,ree branch. A radio station at Feslus, Mo., was knocked off the air for a short time and a service station in the same area was severely damaged. Belleville, 111., 1 had a power failure. The he.U wave sent the temper-, ature soaring to 98 degrees at- Boise, Idsho. Walla Walla, Wash., liad a 97-iegrce reading. It was 96 degrees al Pendleton, Ore., and Salt La!«i City, Utah. Providdnce, R.I., had z inches- of rain h two hours. Cedartown, Ga., had more than an inch of' rain in 30 minutes. Wilmington, N.C., measured 1.20 inches of rain in an hour. Cincinnati; Ohio, had 1.54 inchiis of rain. St. Louis, Mo., had 1.36 inches. Muscle Shoals, Ala.,had nearly 3 inches of rain in six hours. Each year about 1,240,000 per sons, receive treatment in oui public, federal, and private men. lal hospitals or in the psychiatric wards of general hospitals. Winamac Boy Hurt When Truck Upsets A IG-jear-old Winamac youth was injured slightly and his 1959 pickup truck was damaged considerably when the vehicle went out of control on a curve on the • Georgetown Road Sunday. According to officers, Charles Shaw, traveling south on County Road 60(1 West attempted to turn west on 150 South when the vehicle wont out of control and turned completely over. The accident at 5:45 p.m. Sunday was investigated by State Trooper Richard Keyes and Deputy Sheriff Robert Sabatini. We "Wuz" Double-Crossed —and ore we mad! We "figgered" that there'd be a steel strike last spring, so loaded up frigidaire automatic washers. on People just naturally want to keep clean, so we thought that "we had it made" with a real good stock of washers in many different models to take care of the demand—and with the steel strike in the offing. Then, the steel workers and steel companies double-crossed us—no strike occurred— and to top it off, "you know who" put the "bee" on the steel makers, so no price increases were made. 1 It all adds up to our being left with a lot of Frigidaire Washers needing new names real badly ...and with us deciding that we'd rather have the money, than the washers. So, come in and get 'em-at prices you can t resfst-For instance this $339.95 model to be fou id only at Youn's-and with the following features: 2 speeds, 7 cycles for made-to-order washing of every typo of fabric, 2 cycles for wash and wear fabrics, automatic soak cycle: lots you soak, wash, spin-dry diapers in 45 minutes flat. Patented 3 ring "pump" agitator bathes dry dirt out without beating . . . gels clothes cleaner. Automatic dispensing of bleach and detergent—liquid or powder. Famed Frigidaire dependability. NO MONET DOWN With Trttde In 24 Months t» Pay Least Costly Financing in to wit. 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