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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 8

Logansport, Indiana
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Monday, May 27, 1957
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Eight Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Monument to Town of Lidice Extinguished" by Neglect LIDICE, 111. (UP) — Fifteen years ago the Nazis boasted they had "extinguished" Lidice, Czechoslovakia, in a brutal massacre. Today, a Czech refugee from Lidice has found that neglect has extinguished a monument to the sacrifice of his townspeople. Charles Burian, a former Czech book publisher wbo escaped the massacre of Lidice, visited during the weekend this liny hamlet renamed in honor of his home town. Poking through weeds and trash he discovered the neglected monument whose "eternal flame" went out when its gas pipe broke. "I expected so much more than this," Burian told a United Press correspondent. He vowed to help restore the monument. "I am heartsick this is what has happened to it," he said. "You know I am a poor man, and I am trying to get my two children over to this country, but still I give something to help fix up this ~ want to give. I Burian's home town of Lidice, a village 10 miles from Prague, was destroyed in retaliation for the slaying of Nazi "hangman" Reinhard Heydrich. The Nazis lined up all 173 males monument. I must." NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY INSTALLS SEVEN NEW MEMBERS Jap Judges Chosen to Try Girard TOKYO (UP) — A Japanese district court today named three judges for the manslaughter trial o£ U.S. Army S3C William S. Gir,| ard o( Ottawa, 111., in a movej that showed Japanese determin.i tion to override any American opposition to a Japanese trial. j At the same time the U.S. Em-j bassy refused to help Josiah Bix- 1 ler of La Grange, 111., an American civilian who appealed for "immediate asylum" from U.S. military authorities. The Army is holding him prisoner on charges of car selling irregularities and Bixler demanded a trial by a Japanese court. The embassy said an investigation showed Bixler still was under jurisdiction of the Army and that "no question of asylum arises." Girard became the storm center of a U.S.-Japanese controversy when he fired an empty cartridge in the village -and machine-gunned shell into a group of Japanese on them to death. The women and j the Camp Weir firing range Jan. children were imprisoned and the 30 and killed a Japanese woman, town sacked. Burian himself spent Mrs. Naka Sakai. She was one of world that "the name has been extinguished time in Nazi and Communist jails before coming to the United States. The Nazi radio announced to the of Lidice forever." "fiuf a month later, this subdivision of Joliet, HI., changed its name from Stern Park Gardens to Lidice to perpetuate the name in freedom. A monument was erected and some 55,000 persons turned out for its dedication. The inscription reads: "In memory of the people of Lidice. Destroyed by barbarism but living forever in the hearts of all who love freedom." • The inscription is hidden by weeds now and there's a trash heap behind it. but the monument isn't entirely forgotten. It serves as a backstop for a baseball diamond. DIES WHILE DRIVING HBDDrNGTON (UP)—Jesse McGuire, 49, New Albany, collapsed and died of a heart seizure Saturday while driving his automobile a group of Japanese picking up empty cartridges on the range. Hirohide Ishida, chief cabinet secretary and government spokesman, announced Japan's decision to go ahead and try the 21-year-old American soldier. He made the statement when asked about L'-.S. Defense Secretary Charles Wil- Monday Evening, May 27, 1957. urging since his New York crusade opened May 14. So far, more than 200,000 persons have attended the sermons. Quake Takes Forty Lives ISTANBUL, Turkey (UP!—Rescue workers found 40 more bodies in nine rubble-strewn Turkish villages today, bringing the death toll from Sunday earthquakes to 50. The quake hit hardest at the village of Bolu in northwest Turkey where residents panicked when a mosque was toppled. It was foil | here, in Ankara and other cities. Several hundred homes were destroyed. Official sources first reported 10' deaths but said they feared many | more bodies would be found in the ruins. Their fears were borne out oday when 40 more bodies were found in the wreckage of nine vil- ages in the Modurnu district near Bolu. Some 23S homes were destroyed in that area alone. HUB COLLECTION BROCKTON", Mass.—Police rt- ported' that during the first two months of 1957 a total of 121 hub caps valued at $1.351 were stolen from parked cars in this city. Forty-six of the hub caps wcr« from the same make of car. ACID Indigestion? FOR QUICK, SAFE ML 11C TAKt TUMS • FRESCIIIFTION PUIE INOKIOIf NTI if sum rou on THI OXKMNAI TUMS arru ONLY IOc ...WOITH * MJtUON WHIN rOU NOD THIM Seven new members of the National Honor Society were elected and installed at ceremonies at the high school auditorium. The new members, seated in front are, left to right, Siisannc Smith, Ardcll Price, Jan Eiscrt, Margaret Huff, Sandra Ulbrich, Carolyn Grubc and JOavc Baker. Members seated in the buck row, elected to the society last year, Fied Sohue, Harry Elliott, Beth Brumbaugh, Sharon Nehcr, Jon Hcrsliberger and Dave Loner. Standing, left to right, Jim Green, Bob Pontius, Ron Na/erlne, Mary Kern, Ron Maylull, John O'Neill, Erika Esscr, Belly Ncese, Mary Newman, Barbara Novak, Pat Wolf, Pat Corkey, Jean Norzinskay, Wcldon Bleiler and Joe Sabatlni. Alice Jo Gear, u member of the society elected last year, was confined to the hospital and was not present when the picture was taken. (Pharos-Tribune Photo-Engraving.) son's order to the Far East Command not to turn over Girard to, , a Japanese court pending a "com- Warsaw Gets Conference WABASH, Ind. (UP)—The North Jndiana Conference of Uie Methodist Cluiroh ended a three-day annual session during the weekend by picking Warsaw as the site for its 195U meeting. More than 400 lay and clerical plcte review" of the case. A tow hours later the Maedashi district court which has indicted Girard on a manslaughter charge named three judges—Chief Justice YU-/O Kawauchi and Associate Judges Teizo Saikaw-a and Takashi Hirata. The Japanese government spokesman said opposition in the United States to Girard's trial by a Japanese court stemmed from "misunderstanding." He said one of the main purposes of Prime Minister Nobusuke Kishi's visit to the United States is to remove the causes for such from 429 Methodist in the northern part of along U.S. 31. The car swerved misunderstandings. into a ditch, but authorities said McGuire was dead before the crash. Read the Classified Ads churches the state attended the session. The Board of Lay Activities called for a preacher's Sabbath each week in which pastors would be free of all duties. The board requested that all boards confer local their official pastors Board of Social and Economic Relations requesting the government to separate economic and technical aid to foreign nations from military aid and to channel such aid "through the United Nations as much as possible." The conference closed Sunday with the reading of appointments. Brothers Perish In Swollen Creek ROCKVILLE, Jnd. (UP)—Gary Tale, 15, Dana, and his brother, James, 14, were drowned in the flood waters of Sugar Creek at Turkey Run State Park Saturday while on an outing with a group of students from Dana High School. Authorities said Gary slipped off to clear a date when they would j a moss-covered rock and tumbled be free of church duties than emergencies. other! into the raging creek. James i leaped into the water to save his The conference as a whole also i brother and both were swept directed ils Board of Social and: «"dcr by the fast current. Economic Relations to ask all The creek, normally only a few Graham Calls Upon Parents to Repair Family Life Damage •"NEW YORK (UP)—Evangelist Billy Graham implored American husbands and wives Sunday night to torn to God in an effort to repair a breakdown of American family life, Speaking before a capacity crowd of 18,500 persons at Madison Square Garden, Graham said Uiere was "something desperately and tragically wrong, with the American home" which he charac- terized as Ihe "basic unit of civilized society." Using marriage as his theme, t|-,e 38-year-old evangelist deplored the nation's divorce rate, which he said had "orphanged" some 750,000 children in American last year. If marriage is to be successful Graham said, "there must be a spirit of give and take . . . because marriage is a permanent relation- KID BANDIT GETS WATCH VINCEN.VES (UP) — Steven Stinett, 8, Bickne!!, reported to police he was robbed during the weekend. He said a 10-year-old boy stuck a BB-gun in his ribs, ordered him out of his father's automobile and robbed him oC a Mickey Mouse wristwalch. Following his sermon, 574 persons made "decisions for Christ," bringing to 7,931 the number that has stopped forward at Graham's i m m •§ • or BUY HIM CUFF LINKS Values to $3.50 99* Brumbaugh's AT SPECIAL MAY & JUNE Shag Rugs AND Chenille Bedspreads BEAUTIFUUY DYED PHONE 2222 TODAY 'businesses handling real estate to end restrictions "based solely on race, creed or color." It directed the board to requot Ihe same end of restrictions to hotels, motels and restaurant associations. Ihe conference accepted an amendment to the report of. the •feet deep, was 14 feet deep at the point because of recent rains. The older-boy's body-was recovered several hours after the accident. Read the Classified Ads 8SS' Phillips 66 Announces a New Higher RITE FUEL Now Phillips 6ff brinKB you itu new FurE-Furar, with the higher octano «nd higher power you need to Rot peak performance, out of any car. No* only new cars, but older cars, too, will benefit from the remarkable performance qualities of this higher-powered FLITE-FUKL. It's blended tor local driving conditions. It's the only gasoline containing added Di-ieopropyl. It has extra high octane for smoothness and long mileage. It's clean burning, so it needs no anti-fouling additive. Fill up with new FLITE-FUEL at your Phillips 56 Dealer's and discover a new high in performance! PHILLIPS PETROLEUM COMPANY Ad No. 692!« TUCKER OIL CO., Logansport, Ind. Phillips 66 Products Are Distributed in Logansport and Vicinity by How-see camera-eye proof Dodge tracks lead the low-priced 3! Speci.it cameras liko tin's new higli- spoed Hulclior "70", designed to tako rapid-sequence photos ol guided- missilo launchiiiRS, wero used lo record losts. Electrically operated the Hulclior "70'' shoots 20 pictures a second. Actual road tests . . . like the one photographed at the right . . . prove beyond question that Dodge Power Giants outclass all competition. This rugged hill climb is just one of a whole string of tests comparing all three low-priced trucks. See certified test results of the entire series —actual unretouched photographs—at your own local Dodge dealer's. These testa, plus 15 minutes behind the wheel, will demonstrate to you that today's Dodge Power Giants lead the low-priced three in every measure by which you judge a truck. You get th» most V-8 power of the low- priced three ... up to 232 horsepower. This gives you snappier performance to save valuable trip time . . . extra power to take steep climbs with less engine strain. And Dodge gives you extra payload capacity, too, For instance, the test pick-up shown hauls as much as 27% more than the other two low-priced makes. Check today's low Dodge prices. You'll find eleven Power Giant models, in the low- tonnage field alone, that are actually the lowest priced of the low-priced three. Why not see for yourself? Your dealer will gladly bring a Dodge right to your door. THEY'RE OFF! Here's the start of a grueling hill-climb test. All three low-priced trucks were lined up at the bottom of a test grade equal to the steepest hill in San Francisco. At flag drop, lest drivers floor gas pedal* . . . the Dodge Power Giant leaps out in front. DODGE THE WINNER BY FIVE LENGTHS—and still gaining! The Dodge Power Giant, outdistanced both truck "C" and truck "F" from the start. This is juat one of a complete series of actual road tests that prove Dodge the outstanding leader of the low-priced three. MOST POWER OF THE LOW-PRICED THO.V.AS AND ZVERMAN CO. Phone 4811 517-519 North St.

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