Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on November 15, 1957 · Page 17
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Friday Evening, November 15, 1957. Pilotless Jet Hits Dutch . Army Camp Explosion And Fire Kills Five, Injures Fifteen Soldiers BUSSUM, Netherlands (UP) — An un-manned U.S. jet fighter plane crashed into a Dutch army camp here Thursday and the resulting explosion and fire killed ffive Dutch soldiers and injured 15 others. The pilot, 1st Lt. Rizik A. Mohammed, Southampton, N. Y., had bailed out minutes before and parachuted to safety at nearby Hilversum. It was the third time Mohammed.had saved himself by jumping from a disabled plane. U. S. Ambassador Philip Young expressed "on behalf of the U.S. President" the deepest ..regret and conveyed "heartfelt sympathy" to the families of the victims. He said the Air Force would make a thorough investigation of the causes of the accident. DEFENSE SPENDING Ike Confers With Advisors On Budget WASHINGTON ('UP) --President Eisenhower conferred .with his top security advisers Thursday on a defense budget which is expected to rise about a billion dollars next year at the expense of domestic He held his regular weekly meeting with the National Security Council less than 24 hours after warning the nation in a radio-TV address to expect a "considerable" increase in spending for such modern weapons as missiles and bombers. The President said "entire cate- jories" of non-defense programs would be trimmed. The White House said it was not possible to say at this time just which ones would be affected. Predicts Spending Boost Presidential Press Secretary James C, Hagerly described the Security Council meeting as "another discussion" of defense (spending. Sitting in were William The plane, an F100C Super ! M. Holaday, Defense Department Sabrejet from the U.S. base at | missiles chief, and W. J. McNeil, Soesterberg, Holland, developed i department comptroller. MISTER BREGER National • Guard in that state. FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover announced that latent fingerprints found in the suspect's stolen car at Chattanooga, Tenn., were those of Frank Edward Wetzel, 36 of upstate New York. A detailed description and pictures of the "extremely dangerous" suspect were distributed by the FBI, setting off a nationwide manhunt. McNEIL The Saar is one of the most den- sly populated parts of Europe. It is a 991-squar e mile region between France and Germany. No Big Rise In Military Expenditures' WASHINGTON (UP) — The Befense Department's top financial expert said Thursday he did not expect a big "percentage" increase in military spending in the new fiscal year-starting July 1. The statement came from W.. j'. McNeil,- assistant defense secre- Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Three ' tary and Pentagon comptroller. He said lie based it on a close study of President Eisenhower's speech on "Future Security" at Oklahoma City, Okla,, Wednesday night. McNeil addressed the National Security Industrial Assn.' after attending a White House meeting of the National Security Council. The President and the policy- drafting council discussed next year's defense budget. Other sources indicated that the administration, striving to keep pace witli Russia in missiles and satellites, might boost military spending about one billion dollars above the 38 billion dollar goal It set for the current fiscal year. CHILD BITTEN Little Marlene Burkett, 8, of 811 East Melbourne avenue was bitten on the left hand by a "large white bulldog" as she played near tha Washington school Thursday morning. Her mother notified police but neither dog nor owner could be found. Read the Classified Ads FOR BUDGET TERMS . . . Just Say And in this corner, wearing purple trunks by Tip-Ton Sportswear, Inc., black shoes by Klunk Bros." & Co white socks by Okay Hosiery Mills, and brown gloves by S&J Sports Equipment Co.—" engine trouble a short distance from the field. Mohammed radioed he was jumping. The pilotless plane roared over densely populated areas and crashed a few minutes later on the grounds of the Dutch army barracks. The explosion set two barracks buildings aflame and damaged several private homes. The victims were trapped in the army buildings. Mohammed's ejection seat crashed into the kitchen of a Hilversum house, but no one was hurt. He, himself,, came down gently in a nearby garden, E. C. Boiler Expires AtMonticelo At 92 Elijah C. Boiler, 92, of Idaville, died at 10:00 Wednesday morning at the Monticello Nursing home where he had been taken last Thursday. He was born in Wabash county in 1865, the son of Benjamin and Winifred (Pulley) Boiler. He was married to Catherine. Vanaman in 1886 who died in 1954. Of the 11 children born of the union, seven survive. They are: Dan, of Monon, Mel, of Flora, Mrs. Flora Neel and Mrs. Edith Reingardt, Idaville, Mrs. Elsie Meents, Monticello, Ivan of Idaville, and Mrs. Rilla Reynolds of Detroit, Mich, Numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great- great-grandchildren also survive. Services will be held at 1:30 Saturday afternoon at the Miller funeral home with the Rev. J. Final decisions on the budget will not be reached for three weeks or more at least. But a high official said the administration tentatively plans to scrap the once - proposed 38 billion dollar ceiling for military spending. Indications were that spending would be boosted to about 39 billion dollars, although this could be revised in light of later developments. Royal Center Farmer Succumbs At 65 George McLeland, 65, a Royal Center farmer, died at his home at 2:25 p.m. Thursday, He had been ill one week. The deceased was born August 12, 1892, the son of Charles and Melzitia (Galbreth) McLeland in White county. His first marriage was to Theresa McVeg who died in 1938. He was married again on April 1940 to Beulah Willfong who survives him. , Also surviving are: one step daughter, Mrs, William Kauffman; two sisters, Mrs. Russell Miller and Mrs. Ted Gorman both of Burnettsville; and two step-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Burnettsville Baptist church with the Rev. Clark officiating. The body will lie r; state for one hour preceding services. Burial will be in the Davis cemetery. voice asked him' to drive to Manhattan's Bowery and Canal streets Shields officiating. Burial will be to repair a truck which had bro- in the Idaville cemetery. Friends!ken down. When he got there two may call at the funeral home at men jumped in his car and robbed any time. him of $580. Farm Relief Plans Have Failed Says Prof INDIANAPOLIS (LT)-Dr. Earl Butz, dean of agriculture at Purdue University, said Thursday political attempts to legislate farm relief in the last 25 yea'rs have not and cannot work. Butz made the statement in a talk before delegates attending the 39lh annual Indiana Farm Bureau convention here. "The answer to the farm problem is not in more complex legislation and more costly federal farm programs," Butz said. LAZY ROBBERS NEW YORK (UP)— Two lazy holdup men apparently ordered their prey by telephone Thursday. Service station operator James Mulea answered his phone and a Martin Enters Plea Of Guilty Meted Six Months ; Sentence At Penal Farm Albert Martin, 41, of this city, pleaded guilty to a charge of contributing to the delinquency of a child when he was arraigned Thursday afternoon in the Cass circuit court before Judge Clifford' 0. Wild. . He was fined $500 and sentenced to the state penal farm for 180 days, the maximum sentence that could be imposed on the charge. Deputy Prosecutor Frank Tolbert said a second charge, alleging rape, would be dismissed. The charge against Martin was filed July 17 in circuit court after he and a 14-year-old Royal Center girl were apprehended in Nashville, Tenn., where they had spent the night together in a hotel. Wife Chews Celery; Hubby Blows Top FORT WAYNE (UP)—Richard L. Garrett, 23, held off police for two hours with a shotgun Thursday after allegedly beating his wife because she annoyed him by munching on celery. Garrett was held in $5,000 bond while police investigated the celery story. Officers said they received a call early Thursday to settle a family quarrel at a Fort Wayne home. •When they arrived, police -were met at the door by Garrett, who pointed a shotgun at them and refused to let them enter. 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