Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on May 14, 1957 · Page 2
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 2

Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, May 14, 1957
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Two Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Hold Student As Poisoner PLATTE CITY, Mo, (UP) — An 18-year-old Park College freshman charged with poisoning a nurse and two students at the school's health center was held without bond in Platte County Jail today. Hubert McKinley Flukerson Jr., Muskogee, Okla., also was under questioning in connection with a series of fires that appeared to have been set on Ihe campus of the Parkville, Mo,, college last week. A Parkville fireman identified Fulkerson as the youth he saw throw a dust _mop saturated with flamable fluid' into a trash barrel only minutes before a fire broke out in a quonset hut about 200 feet ^ away. j Davis, Miss Louanna Smith, all of The poispning incident took place : Gary, and Miss Judy Ash. •about three days after the series ; Carl Olson and son. Kenton and of fires. Officers said Fulkerson j daughter, Sonya, visited Mrs. 01- denied knowledge of any of the i son Sunday at the Robert Long ness, left Monday for their home in Lakewood, Calif., Mr. and Mrs. William .Walty, of West Virginia, where they had spent three weeks, came and accompanied them home. Mrs. Walty is the former Mrs. Leonard Chamness. Friends have received word of the serious illness of a former resident. D e n s i 1 Freeman, Sharpsville. Dr. E. L. Hollenberg is confined to his home with the mumps. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Stark daughter, Carletta, entertained at a Mother's day dinner Sunday, Miss Berniece Snyder, of Indianapolis, Mr. and Mrs. 0. G. Snyder, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Mangold and daughter, Linday. Mother's day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Taylor were Mrs. Margaret and son, Larry, and daughter. Pauline, Mrs. Madge MRS. AMERICA CROWNED Incidents. Platte County Prosecuting Ally. John R. Moore confirmed he and hospital ir. Indianapolis. She remains quite ill. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Lavan- Shoriff John Lowmiller questioned j good of Kowann?. were guests Sun- Fulkerson about the fires and the!day of Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. poisoning, but he declined to dis- Davis. The Mothers of World War No. If will meet Thursday, June 6, starting with a breakfast at Tip- cuss details of their talks with the youtii. Moore told reporters, "I don't have any information that definite--! pecanoe River Slate park ly connects'the poisoning with the| Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Baker fires." I spent Saturday at Purdue univer- The three poison victims, Mrs. |sity guests ot their son, Dale, for Luella Matthews, a nurse. Miss I Mother's Day, and in the evening Shirley Flint, Dow City, Iowa, and Jon Porter, Greenfield, Mo., were reported in good condition at the student health center. Delphi Trustee George Wason. of Flora. reports that across the board raises averaging about $lir> have been offered to the teachers of Monroe Twp. next year. '1 :• date Mr. Wason reports the resignation of three teachers, Mrs. Irene Lowthcr, who is moving to Munticollo; Fred Smith, who has accepted a position with General Klcctric at Cincinnati, 0.; and Don Taylor who will tuach at Mon- ticcllo. Sheriff C. L. Carey has been back in his office part time for the past three weeks. He is mak- allended the University Sing. Mr. Walton and Mrs. Verlie Howard and son, Duane, visited Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Howard at Amboy Friday. Judy Raikes, small daughlc-r of Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Raikes, fell at her homo Thursday evening while roller skating. She fractured Clinton Township 4-H Group Holds Meeting George'Saylors gave a short talk on parliamentary procedure at a meeting of the Clinton township 4-H agricultural club, altended by 23 members. The meeting opened with the flag pledge led by Roger Dillman and Jimmy Sailors, and roll call was answered with "my favorite project." Leland Daugherty gave ithe secretary's report, and group singing was led byCorina Cowell and Paul Homburg. The next meeting will be June 10 with Courtney and David Justice. Free Four-Year Old Thief; Jail Father On Neglect Charge CHICAGO (UP)—A horse-play-1 man ing father faced charges of con-!three years. Winner of the "Mrs. America" contest is statuesque Mrs. LImlwood Findley, southern beauty from the District of Columbia. The new (|uccn Is the mother of four children, wife of an Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, and does all her own housework in tlicir seven-room home in Arlington, Va. (International Soundplioto.) dilh Thomas, recording secretary; Mrs. Charles Hendrickson, sergeant-at-arms; Mrs. Dick Ayres, treasurer; and Mrs. Glenn Brown, program director. Miss Carolyn Murphy, daughter of Mrs. Ruth Murphy, a leacher in Iho local school, was awarded a $200 Eli Lilly scholarship at the annual Butler University honor New York as caretakers for a herd of heifers for refugee farmers in western Germany. Mr. and Mrs. Cleo Reppert of northeast of Flora received word Friday from Formosa, 'where their son, Dick, is stationed in the service, that on May 11 he suffered a heart attack while playing ball and is in serious- condition. He has a day. Miss Murphy is a sophomore: son, Danny, in Logansport and his majoring in elementary education! wife resides in Missouri. at Butler. Kenneth Knapp, executor of the Household goods of the late Mrs. Pearl Curtis will be sold at a pub- Berl Daniels estate, has presented'lie auction May 18 by the heirs, ' Charles F. Curtis and Mrs. Florence E. I-linkle. The Missionary Society of the Sharon Baptist church will meet Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Bessie Smith. and filed his account and vouchers in final settlement. The account and vouchers will be examined by the Carroll circuit court next Monday. Dr. C. N. Wilson of here is both bones in her left wrist. She member of the necrology cominit- was taken to the St. Joseph hos- i ec O f the Indiana State Dental pilal for x-rays. Association, which will hold a Lightning struck the home of.ihrec-day meeting at Indianapolis Mr. and Mrs. Gifford Davis Friday| ncx t wce k. afternoon during the electrical storm. It followed the TV antenna and pipes to the basement where it damaged the oil furnace. The Walton fire department was called. The American Legion auxiliary ing a nice recovery from a serious wi " ma ^ al B P- m - Wednesday in heart attack several months ago. the Legion home. Mrs. F.vaeiean A musical program will be pro-'St. Clair will be in charge of the sr:nled by the elementary choirs! Poppy program. nl Monroe St. and Hillcrest schools, the junior high chorus, and the junior band on Friday evening, May 17, in the armory at 7:30 p.m. The elementary choirs and the junior high chorus are under the direction of Mrs. Lafever. Mr. Wes Humphrey will direct the junior band. There will be no admission charge bul a collection will be taken. Those planning to attend the Delphi Woman's club May breakfast at the Memorial Union building at Purdue on Friday. May J4, at 111 a.m. should make reservations with the call-up committee who will notify Mrs. Charles A. Wood or Mrs. Marlon Moyer, co-chairmen, not Inter than Tuesday morning, May 2«. Mrs. Robert VanNat- la, chairman of the year's program committee has made arrangements. Members may take guests. Dr. Richard Cordell, of the I'urelue English department will be the guest speaker. Mr. and Mrs. Noel Douglass will ho welcomed into the Junto club ill its May meeting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Wickanl lhi.1 Thursday night. A cooperative dinner will be served in the log cabine with the program In thn Wickard residence. Aimer 11. liowen, club president, will welcome the new members and preside over a short business session. Mr. and Mrs, Forest Hinklc and Family and Dana Trill visited Marian Hinklo al Hall Stale Teachers college al Muncio Sunday. The Birthday club was entertained Friday evening al l.ho home of Mrs. Marie Turner. Members present were Mrs. Opal Small, Mrs. Mary K. Greene, Mrs. Edith Rainor, Mr«. Muble Leffert, Mrs. Moble Scull and Mrs. Lucille Turner, Mrs. Lucille Pyle, Mrs. Thel- rna Bishop, Mrs. Averil Kvans, Mrs. Catherine Conn and Mrs. Mildred Shuinan. Mrs. Frances Turner was a guest. The May meeting of the Lutheran Women's guild was held at the home of Mrs. Krnie Downhour. •Mrs. Hobart Turner wa.s in charge of devotions. A kitchen shower for Ihe church will be hcirl In the near future. June 21 was'.set as the date for the strawberry social with Mrs. George Sprinkle as chairman. Contests were won by Mr.s. Wilbur Mehaffie anil Mrs. Keith Kinney. A Mother's Day Ihemc wa.s used. Small corsages were presented to each guest by Tanya Downhour. Nancy Sumrall and Cheryl Downhour served rcfresh- rnents to fourteen ir.embers. Mike Hamor, small son of Mr. and Mrs. Holier!, Itamw, submitted to a lein.silecl.eimy Thursday at the St. Joseph hospital. The swing band of Tiplon township high .school entertained the patients at the state hospital Harold Honan of near here was one of two men who sailed from NO LOCKS The Sue/, Canal docs not have Reverse Conviction Of Four for Hiding Fugitive Communist WASHINGTON (UP)—The Supreme Court Monday reversed the convictions of two men and a woman found guilty of hiding Corr.mu- nist leader Robert G. Thompson in a California mountain cabin while Thompson was a fugitive from justice in 1950. The high court held, 6-2, that FBI agents actod illegally in ^eiz- ing Ihe contents of the cabin without a search warrant. The defendants, Sidney Steinberg, Samuel Irving Coleman, and Mrs. Shir.ley Kremen, will now get! a new trial at which the government may not use as evidence any of the items seized in the hideout cabin. Mrs. Kremen drew a year in jail on the original conviction. Cole- and Steinberg each drew Tuesday Evening, May 14, 1957. SEEMS LIKE OLD TIMES tributing to the delinquency of his 4-year-old son today after the boy was caught r i f 1 i n ? automobile glove compartments. Veteran police officials, who had to coax the youth into surrendering, said the boy was Ihe youngest felon . they had ever held. The youngster, identified as Michael Finneran, locked himself in a car he was looting when police tried ities should open the car window by saying he would have trouble breathing with the windows shut. to arrest him. Author convinced the boy he In other actions today, the court: —Agreed to decide whether a serviceman may appeal to federal courts when he is given a less- than-honorable discharge. The issue was raised by John M. Harmon III of New York, who was given a "general discharge" from the Army in 1952 on the basis of alleged Communist front activities before his induction into Uie service. His appeal to the high court said a "general discharge on secu- The bpy was taken Uj the Lin-j be subject to court review coin Park police station when au- "~" J '" "'" Husband Brooding Over Wife's Suicide rity risk grounds "may permanent-! Kj||g Noted Doctor ly cripple the victim's' reputation and earning capacity" and should British Field Marshal Viscounl Montgomery (right), nne-tinu- comrade-in-arms of President Eisenhower, and (lie President peruse n map of the Gettysburg Battlefield before commencing a tour of Die lilstorlo Civil War site. Montgomery Is in Gettysburg, Pa., as the President'* week-end guest. (International Souudphnto. ) OAKLAND, Calif. (UP) - The brooding husband of a woman -Refused to review an appeal w lm committed suicide three ,e in the from an Alabama labor union ; s ago Monday shot and killed father, which challenged the constitution-;,.^ li(K , tm . ., , K1 ' t i ona Uy - known r, later ality of the state's so-called Solo- ^ specialist. thorilies found no one home in the family's apartment. The Edward, 32, a 1 a b o r e ., .. showed lip at the police station mon Act forbidding most state and said he had been visiting a friend. LI. James E. Gorman said he found no food in the Finneran apartment and that Finnernn previously was charged with failure to pay his rent. Gorman quoted Finneran as saying he lost his money belting 0:1 horses. Authorities said Michael told locks because there is no" great, them he was looking for money difference belween the Red Sea and ranean Sea. the levels of j she cars. the Mcdlter-. Michael was released in Ihc cus- I tody of his mother, Dorothy, 28, employes to join unions. The higii court held that the Solomon Act •has no', yet been sufficiently tested in state courts lo warrant an appeal to federal jurisdiction. ODDITY The earth is nearer the sun in winter lluir. in summer. The Northern Hemisphere has its summer when the earth is about 3,(«M),(K)0 miles farther away from the sun than lit any other responsiliilily for his wife's suicide. "I killed the s.o.b. because ha raped my wife," Klass told police. "He drove her to suicide. Ha has done the same wiUi other patients." Dr. J. Lloyd ICaton, Trimblo'i . associate for 33 years, angrily denied Klass' charges. "He was a fine man," said Ka- The physician, Dr. Harold G. Ion. "There was never a bo:tor Trimble, 81, was shot five times [man in (he world. Such an alle- by Saul Sydney K'.ass, a retired 1 gation is preposterous." jeweler. Trimble was a former' In 195.1, hmwvor. Trimblo paid vice presidonl of :.he National Tu- $30.000 to KUiss af'.er the jowelor herculosis Assn. and past presi- j Threatened to file a civil corn- dent of the California Tuberculo-jplaint charging '.lie physician with sis and Health Assn. | criminal assault. Klass, 53, dnivo away from HIP! "Dr. Trimble paid the money scene, but surrendered to pur.su-: to Mr. Klass against our advice," ing police 11 minutes after the ; said Herman Cook, one of the shooting. Homicide Inspector Paul I doctor's altornoys. "We fell Ihe Polls said the greying, mild-man-1 charm- was loo ridiculous to jeop- ncrcd man accused Trimble of integrity." Mr. Wickard will show pictures of Patients at the state hospital rc- a trip to Alaska while he wa.s u.!™nt!y by providing music for their S. Secretary of Agriculture in ('resident Franklin Roosevelt's cabinet. Members are to take table sorvioc. Mm. George Rcvington Jr. is assisting Mrs. Wickard with the The Great Books club will meel. al Iho Delphi Library Tuesday night, May 21. "Old Goriot" a French novel, hy llal'/.ae, will be discussed. Mrs. Lurry Ko.ss Jr. of Monticollo and Mrs. Mnliray Powell of Wt-Hl Lafayette will be the speakers. Winamac IFrorl Hartwiclt and Gail Knebcl plcadvl guilty in circuit court Monday to Illegal possession of alcohol. Each was fined $10 and costs nm] each given a suspended sentence of days. They wore ""-' 01 ' 1 ?. <'""<"•'• wt:re K' vc » >V J "y?< ! Bnltt , '"' th " (:orn '; 1 »'" lAlhc « lrls «7',e L e com'!"; ;l / (1 " r Annolln nml lieth Ann SchleKelinilch, Dana I rill Nlkl Shirley, Mary Krhaugh, mm Linda fllnklc. Don Ilirifnn, music <l.'ra:t- or of the .school, mid I'.rmlah Hall accompanied the group. Commencement for Tiplon township's .senior clnsn will be held Thursday evening al II o'clock nt Mm high school In Onward. Mr. and Mrs. James Hall al(ended the Lions club convention In Fort Wayne. Friday and Salur- <lny. Mrs 7ona Fit/or is visiting Mr and Mrs. Nell White lit. Kcdkey. arrested by Mar.shal Wade Barnes. Can; driven by Clyde Fit-/, and Ruby D. Keinboll collided Monday morning at the North end grocery. Doth had been parked and both started out at the same time and neither saw the other and hit broadside. Damano . to each car was $75 In $:!()<). The deputy sheriff investigated. RIdon (Shortie) Conn was fined $1 and cost in Delbert l,ebn J. P. court Monday morning. The last two arrests were made by Sheriff Kalpli Galbrealh and Deputy Sheriff Wayne Km-pke-y. The (,'ood Fellowship class will serve n ham supper to the public 1 Wednesday cvenint!, May 15. Guests Sunday of Mrs, Anna Widup were Mr. and Mrs. Will Widup. of Walton, Mrs. Alia Fall and son, Gleeson, of Kouls, Mr and Mrs. W. A. Cravf-r of Saull Kte Marie, Mich., Mrs. T. It. Oil- le.spie of Wins-low, Arlx., Theresa Widup. Guests last week In the some home were Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Itea and Mr, and Mrs. Carl Widup, of Indianapolis. Hulliic. llunnle, Janet and Kathy Chmnnoss, who bus spent three weeks with their grnnilpar enlH, Mr. and Mrs. Orviilo Chmn- Flora The Ilappy-Go-Lucky <1-H club of this township met willi Pal Meade, who presided al the business session. Mary Lou Schnepf led ihe pledge lo the_ American flag and Sharon Dunham led the 4-11 pledge. Junior leaders met with their 4-II'ers. Mrs. Walter Lowther was mxunlad with a gift In apprecla- ion of her work, since she will not IK wilh the club during Ihe sum ncr. Mrs. June Fine, counly 4-11 .oiuler, and Miss Klaine Krull, county Home Demonstration agent, attended the meeting, at which a demonstration on "Helpful Tips on Food Preservation" was given. Member!) of the Delta Theta Chi alleiullng the Indiana State conn ell meeting of the sorority held in ll.'llthart were Meselames Rlchare Mann, Charles Gibson, .'Jerry Jordan, Loon Vlney, William Dickinson, Meredith Thomas, Free" Trapp, Ralph V.lnn. Harold John son, Hubert Garrison and Dm Urower. Husbands attending lliu Saturday dinner anel dance were Brower, Garrison, Johnson, Xlni and Trapp. Moselames Drawer Mann and Trapp gave a pledge ceremony for thrco neophytes a Ihe convention. Local officers re cenlly elected are Mrs, Cliarlc. Gibson, president; Mrs. Free Trapp,, vice-president; Mrs. Mere Welcomes You to a Full House of Dairy Treats GRADE "A It's no gamble when you use Ray s fine Dairy Products Grade A ... all Hie way. For 60 •iave been supplying quality pro- duel's to this area richer. . . fresher. . . more carefully processed!.

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