Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on November 27, 1957 · Page 58
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 58

Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, November 27, 1957
Page 58
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Twenty-two Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Gunman Robs House, Tapes Woman to Chair SOUTH BEND (UP) — The socially prominent wifa of a former South Bend city attorney was gagged and taped to a chair in her bedroom Monday by a gun- toting robber who posed as a "gas company trouble shooter." Mrs. Jeanette_ Baer, 44, was found by a maid a few minutes after, the robber left, taking with him thousands of dollars worth of furs, silver and jewelry. Mrs. Baer's husband is Frederick K. Baer. Mrs. Baer told police the man came to the door and said he was checking appliances for the gas company. She said he was neat and intelligent and she was not suspicious of him. Once inside, he pointed a gun at Mrs. Baer and demanded to know the location of all the couple's valuables. First he <ook her wedding and engagement rings off her finger. Then he forced her to "show me where everything is, and don't leave anything out." Mrs. Baer pointed out a mink stole in a closet and a jewel box on a dresser. Then the gunman taped her to a chair and went from room to room loading silver articles into a bag. A maid reported for work a few minutes after the man left. She heard muffled sounds from an upstairs bedroom and discovered Mrs. Baer taped to the chair. r Macy The Christian Church Missionary meeting will be held this Sunday at 7 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. 1. T. Rogers will have charge of the program after the meeting. The Allen Township Home Demonstration Club will meet Thursday on Dec. 5 with Mrs. Jack Pavey as hostess. It will be a Christmas party. A fellowship supper was held in the Christian church basement recently. The speaker was William Deer, • pastor of the Leisure Christian Church. He showed pictures of Israel. Ladies Aid of the Christian Church met with Mrs. Lester Carvey as hostess, assisted by Mrs. Tom Scrife. Officers elected were: Mrs. Ellis Wilson, president; Mrs. Robert Taylor, vico president; Mrs. Velma Norman, secretary; Mrs. Norman Collins, treasurer. Devotions were given by TURNCOAT TURNED LOOSE—Former Corp. Edward S. Dicken- so:n leaves prison at Port Leavenworth, Kan., a free man after serving a sentence for collaborating with the enemy and informing on fellow Americans who planned escape in Korea, Dickon- son got a 10-year term In 1054. It was reduced to five years, then reduced further for good behavior. Dickenson 'was the first American turncoat to quit R=d Chirfa, jInternational) relatives in Ashland, Ohio, and after attending ttie funeral of a cousin, Ross Fish. Mrs. Addie Walburn has been removed from the Woodlawn Hospital to the Miller Nursing Home. Mr.' and Mrs. Lewis Herd of Mishawaka were weekend guests of relatives and attende'd church' services at the ME churgh. Mr. and Mrs. Truman Agle and Bill were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Savage of Rochester. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Runfcel, their children and family, were entertained' Sunday at a Thanksgiving dinner at the 'nome of Mr. and Mrs. Medford Pugh in Peru. Mr. and Mrs. .1. T. Rogers were in Columbus on business recently. Mr. and Mrs. .Ralph Gorden of Rochester have purchased property 'here and expect to move •here soon. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Fish and family of Rochester, and Mr and Mrs. | Lloyd Reese visited recently with Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Baker and family'in Mentone, who celebrated their sixth wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Arron Staliard and daughters Sharon and Shirley, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Staliard, and Kimberly,'Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stal- iard, Kay Susan and Dickie were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Korba in Peru. Other guests were Mr. • and Mrs. Don Korby and family. The. evening was in honor of the wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Korby and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Staliard. . •• . '-'• Mr. and 'Mrs. G rover Rogers .and children of Kokpino were weekend guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. I. T. Rogers 1 .' . Mrs. Winston Coffing, Mrs. Blane Kinley. Next meeting will be a Christmas party at the home of Ruth Quick. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Creek returned ihome Sunday after attending a religious service at Rolert Stadium in Evansville. The Methodist MYF members were entertained Sunday evening by the Roamm MYF. Persons attending included: Palma and KaUiy Frobish. Bill Agla, Lewis Savage, Tim Roberts, Rev. and Mrs. Jack Pavey and Cheryle, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Townsand and Laura and Vickie, Mr. and Mrs. John Frobish, and Mamie, Mrs. Dick Reese and Jim- mie, and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Briggs. Mr. and Mrs. Scott Savage of Rochester spent Sunday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Truman Agle. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Reese has guests Sunday. They were Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Reese arid family of Argos, Mr. and Mrs, Dick Reese and son Jimmie. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Bickel of Canada, Mrs. Charles Bickel of Akron, visited Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Smith. , Mrs. Ellen Dainko of Whiting is spending a few days with Mr. and Mrs. Elgier Han. Dan Braden has returned home after spending several days with Liberty Homemaker's Hold Supper Meeting The Liberty Homemakers' club met Thursday for a carry-in supper in the. Fulton school cafeteria. During, the meal piano selections -were played by Miss Shelby Hartz- •ler. The program consisted of a duet by Miss Hartzler and Carl Rentschlee; piano selection by Miss Rosemary King. Bingo was played., Attending were 20 adults and 15 children. SMORGASBORD APPETIZER Here's a tasty appetizer ideal when serving smorgasbord or as a late snack. Place whole Norway sardines on thin slices of toast which have been spread with pimento cheese. Serve hot or cold. M • For Women Who Shop § BRUM friday and Saturday a • • e Wednesday Evening, November 27, TAKE YOUR PICK - TELL ST. 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