Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on May 27, 1957 · Page 5
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 5

Logansport, Indiana
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Monday, May 27, 1957
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Monday Eventng, May 27, 1957, JUNIOR AND SENIOR CLASS PRESIDENTS LEAD PROM'S GRAND MARCH Logansporr, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Flv» POWDER ROOM MIRROR Senior class president, Joe Sabatini, Sandy Rynearson and junior class president, Dave Baker. Sharon Dunbar lead the grand march ich climaxed activities at tiie junior-senior prom Friday night at Berry Bowl. The crowning ot king and queen, Rex Harris, and Pat wh Connors, followed the march. (Pharos-Tribune Photo-Engraving.) Probe Second Worst Auto Crash; 11 Die High Speed Is Blamed for! Traffic Tragedy; S e v c n ', Children Among Dead j BENSON, 111. (UP)— Aulhorilics today sought witnesses to the second worst traffic wreck in U.S. history which claimed 11 lives and wiped out two families. Killed in the flaming crash Saturday night were the seven-member James Block family of Slreal- or, 111., and the six-member Dr. George Van Sleenberg family of Bloominglon. Seven of Ihe victims were children. State police said the cause of the high speed accident had not yel been determined. Slayton, Minn., in 1940 in which 13 persons were killed. Slalc patrolman Francis Gar- rctl. investigating the accident, said both curs apparently were going in the same direction at high speed. He said it was possible a third cor might have been involved which forced the into each other, wrecked autos Grange Plans For Contest conto.sl for adults and be held on July 2 at A sewing juniors wil 8 p.m. in the Deacon Grange hall. Announcement of the conlest was made by Coret'.a Seward and Lucille Wolf al Ihe regular meeting of the Deacon Grange, attended by 4(>. Harry. Couk, worlhy master presided. Franjcan Gordon of Galvcslon was announced winner of a scholarship given by Ihe Grange. Margaret Jones, community benefit chairman, made the announce- One wilness, Mrs. John Wagner, | menl. Award committee consisted wife of a nearby farm owner, said j of Mildred Roll, Kthelene Robin- the Block car swerved into a cul-!son and Margaret Jones. vert then exploded in flames when 11 hil a tree, wrapping two adults and four children in red hoi steel. The Van Stecnbcrg car ripped Into a utility pole and was demolished. Mrs. Wagner said she saw the crash as she turned into the farm drive, but was too far away lo ice whal caused it. Dead were James Block, 28; his wife, Verna Mae, 24; their children, Peggy, 4; Gloria, 3; Debra, 2, and James .Jr., 3 months; Dr. George Van Sleenberg, Ii7, a dcn- tist; his wife, Helen Nancy, 33; and their children, George Dennis, II; Janice, 4, and Julia, 3. The National Safely Council said Its records indicated the accident was the second worst in the nation in the number of victims in a Uvo- car crash. The council said the worst such collision was one at The French Poodle! The program, in charge of Stella Fouts, included Memorial scrv- Elect Officers At Kila May Breakfast New officers were named at the recent May breakfast staged by Kila club at Ihe home of Mrs. Margaret Coiner, 322R Norlh Pennsylvania avenue wilh 40 members allending. Mrs. Charles Shaver, president, concluded Ihe meeting. A dona- lion was voled lo the March of Dimes, and Ihe socrelary-lrcasur- er rcporls were given. The noin- inaling commillee announced Ihe following slate of new officers: Mrs. Douglas Myers, president; Mrs. Carl Brink, vice-president; Mrs. Owen Shantcau, Ircasurer; Mrs. Ralph Layman, secretary. Kinncar, Schreib, Small. Virginia O'Neill, Muriel Hazel Barker, and Ann This was the final meeting of this year and the next meeting REFLECTS MANY "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who's the Faircsl of Them AH . . ." which in this case would be an unfair question as several prc'.ly faces are reflected in the powder room mirror of the Berry Bowl Friday night. Left lo right are prom-goers LaRue Hoffman. Marilyn Ricciardi, Gerry Renkenbergcr, Joyce Haley, Sue Handy and Madeline Ricciardi. (Pharos-Tribune Photo-Engraving.) Bragging Bandit Captured; Tried To Kill Officer MILWAUKEE (UP) — A wisecracking gunman arrested ai'.er an | $11,500 daylight jewelry s':ore rob- will be in September when the newj officers will preside. The outgoing president thanked everyone [or the consideration and help during the pas', year and wished the r.ew officers success. Estil Bowmans To Mark Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Estil Bowman, of route 1, Kewanna, will celebrate their silver wedding anniverasry Thursday with a family dinner at noon and an open house from 2 in (i o'clock in Ihc afternoon at and lighted tapers. All;fie, chairman; Verna Beasey, co- prayed, • chairman; Florence Vincy, Dorothy Tucker, Celeste Robinson, Skip KEY TO FIGVRE FASHION . Crown-elte's new comeletle! ices for deceased members. Bertha I The breakfast was served by the Hurk, chaplain,'placed flowers on] following committee: Mary Mchaf the altar sang and Ruby Rife won a prize in a contest discussion on "Are you .satisfied with past and present ways of living, and with plans for Ihe future." Her ' opponents were Maude Wilson and Helen Lcffort. Stcll Fouls read a poem. Couk. and chaplian Burk Have a responsive reading. Mae Ctildwell gave a reading, "Crossing the Har," Mr.s. Fouts read a few lines about home use of products, especially use of collon. Hannah Crockett and Charlotte Martin spoke on "personality," Elmer Caldwcll on "character." Everett Thompson ridvised members lo clean up their yards aflcr severe storms. This should be done after all wires have been cheeked by electrical employees, ho slressed. The Deacon Grange will give the program at Onward Grange meeting on Tluir.sday, June 20. Klsic Murphy and Kvcrelt. Thompson won surprise packages and CorelUi Seward and Howard Wolf will buy them for the next meeting. Je.ssie Thompson. home cc chairman, announced the refreshment committee for June 12: Mr. and Mrs. Chester Crockell; Mr. ,ind Mrs. Edgar Ramer, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Martin and Mr. Mrs. Earl Purccll. Mrs. Betty Beaver was reported'their new home on the north side in the hospital. Marion Watson was of Bruce Lake, introduced by Mary Alice Williams as the guest speaker of the afternoon. Mr. Watson, a coin collector and an active member of several coin clubs, showed a part of his collection and spoke -about coin collecting in general. Mrs. Junctle Kimbrough gave a history of Kila, telling of its organization and beginning, ils previous officers, the ways and means of the club, and the objectives of Kila. and This saucy little French Poodle Is crocheted in simple loop stitches. He's bound to capture the hearts of youngsters and grownups whether he's made from soft white or black yarn. Pattern No. 2087 contains crochet Instructions; material requirement:;; stitch illustrations and finishing directions. Send 25c in COINS, your name, address and the PATTERN NUM- BKH to ANNE CABOT, Pharos- Tribune, 1(72 W. Quincy Slreot, Chicago 6, Illinois. It's ready! The i;>. r >7 Needlework ALBUM — fifty-six colorful pages ihowing many pretty designs; plus directions for making 3 crochet •terns and a quilt. Only 25c a copy! City Receives Spring Tax Settlement Check The city of T.naansport received checks from Ihc Cass county Irea.s- urei 4 and stale alcoholic beverage commission Monday, it was re- porled by Laura Glasson, city controller. The spring tax selllomonl. from the counly amounted to $3!>!,<I04.- II. Of this total. $:»lB.B77.fl4 Boos into the general fund, $i:i,IM!M7 to Hie nolicc pension fund and $!ft,- r>nfi.7fl for the firemen's pension fund. Slnle alcoholic beverage re- ccing for Ihe six month period endinc April 30 rcl'tvl $r>,!i9H.flO for the city's general fund. Roistered !" Reading Proaram Librarian Mnrv Holmes rcoorlecl loclny Ihnt 1.11(10 Loqansnort children and adulls had now enrolled In Ihc .summer reidine program sponsored by the library. vrjat; ifi'mei said mnlorlly of tho students had now recistcrod for Ihc proaram and she oxpeclcd book reports to come rolling after ten' davs. Grades 1-3 are required to make oral reoorts on the ten hooks they read. Others are required to make written ones. Adults must read and report on three non-fiction books during the summer. The couple was married May 2!), 1932, ai Bruce Lake by the late Elder C. 1. Coble. The couple has three children: Mrs. Royce Lambert, Coatesville, Indiana, Duane Bruce Bowman, Armed Forces in Korea, and Cheryl Ruth at home. ska) square between the eyes," Stinson said. "I've shot one cop already," Stinson was sentenced lo life imprisonment for another jewelry store robbery and the attempted slaying of a detective in Tennes- bery here bragged he would have shot the arresting officer "square between the eyes" if his gun hadr.'l caught in his pocket. Donald Verna Slinson, 32, Birmingham, Ala., also boasted Sunday, that he escaped from the Nashville, Tenn., prison by bribing a guard. But he asked newsmen not to mention it. "They'll kill me if (hey hear about it, and they'll get him (Uic guard), too," he said. Slinson was arrested Saturday j shortly after robbing Ihe store in downtown Milwaukee, lie was pursued by patrolman Oscar Plinska, who fired a shot at the bandit. Slinson hailed, whirled around and Iricd lo pull a ..'18 caliber revolver from his coat pocket. The gun stuck in the pockel lining, however, and Slinson surrendered. "I would have shot him (Plin- VANDALS SCRATCH AUTO Virgil Little, of 2019 High street, reported lo police Monday that vandals had scratched both sides of his 1955 model sedan with a sharp instrument. STOP 1952 Cadillac (12 4 door, black. New car appearance. Hydro- mnlic, radio, heater, power steering. Ask Ralph about this car. Powlen Sales Gr Ser. Broadway At Third THE MONEY CAN BE IN YOUR HANDS IN A JIFFY. IT'S THAT SIMPIE. loans Up to $500 O.A.C. FINTAKTCE CORPORATION 325 PEARL STREET Opposite Telephone Company Logantport, Indiana TELEPHONE 5101 Office Hours; Daily V-5; Wednesday & Saluidny 9-12 DEFECTIVE TRANSFORMER Firemen rushed to Ihe Building [ and Loan company, 317 E. Market street, at 10:05 a.m. Monday where a dcfeclive transformer had caused smoking. No damage was reported. 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