Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on December 3, 1957 · Page 43
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 43

Logansport, Indiana
Issue Date:
Tuesday, December 3, 1957
Page 43
Start Free Trial

Tuesday Evening, December 3, 1957. FINISH MODERN FRONT OF NEW MUNICIPAL LIGHT PLANT Highway Toll Increases By UNITED PRESS Indiana's traffic death toll spurted upward' today when three teen-age boys were killed in the crash of a speeding car against a tree. The latest multiple-death accident, on a state highway at the edge of the Hendricks County town of North Salem, killed Leland Leak, 17, and Lloyd Turner, 15, Roachdale, and Billy Brooks, 18, Danville. Police said their car was traveling 80 miles an. hour when it. siddded off Ind. 236 and smashed sideways into the tre. early this morning. The accident followed two train- auto crashes late Monday which killed one person each at Greenwood and in Fountain County, ending more than 24 hours of deathless travel on Hoosier streets and highways following the 102-hour Thanksgiving holiday period in which 11 persons were killed. Zenas Cylde Guthrie, 71, Greenwood, was killed when a Pennsylvania Railroad passenger train hit his car on a Greenwood crossing. Slate police said the train was traveling 70 miles per hour and dragged the car about a half-mile down the tracks, A short time later a New York Central Railroad work train plowed into a car carrying David Arthur Owens, 47, Cates, and his wife, Lizzy Gail, 43, on a Fountain County road near Cates. Mrs. Owens was killed and Owens was taken to St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Danville, III., in "critical" condition. Slate police said the 4.5-mile per hour train pushed and rolled the Owens' car for 120 feet. Owens Logansport, Indiana, IPharos-Tribune Nineteen Many New Features On 1958 Plymouth Silver Dart two-tone exterior styling trim, sweeping backward and up to the tip of the Plymouth Belvedere 4-door hardtop's familiar fine, is new with 1958 Belvedere modi-Is and Sport Suburban station' wagons. The contrasting dart is available cither in anodiced aluminum for a striking now eilfect, or in compatible colors. Plymouth's outstanding Torsion-Aire suspension system and its trouble-free mechanical push button controls are retained for 1958. Six engine options, a now Constant-Control_ power steering system providing Plymouth's famous full-time case of operation, a new Sure-Grip differential and a new automatic Econo-Choke arc available on 1938 Plymouth cars being introduced in dealer showrooms across the nation on November 1. French-Arab Issue Still n UN Snarl UNITED NATIONS (UP)^Dcep- enin;; differences between France and Ihe Arab states today hobbled U.N. efforts to resolve the Algerian rebellion. The French demanded . the Algerian Nationalists end the shooting phase of their three-year-old rebellion immediately. The Arabs insisted on "independence" for Algeris; before a cease fire. The General Assembly's main Political Committee scheduled morning, afternoon and evening sessions today in an effort to wind up liie debate. The modern tronl of Logansport's new light plant at Tenth and Race streets is shown in the above photo. The front has been completed with the exception of Ihe doors and workers are now busy in the interior of the power plant. The picture was taken from the intersection of Tenth and Race, looking east. Robert Price, superintendent of utilities, has reported that work on the new plant is progressing as scheduled with few major difficulties hcinj! encountered. (Pharos-Tribune Photo-Engraving.) Frank Gannett, Newspaper Publisher, Expires at 81 ROCHESTER, N.Y. (UP) — Frank E. Gannett, who rose from a farm boy to a position of great prominence in the newspaper world, died at his home here today. He was 81. At his bedside at the time of his death were his wife, Caroline, and his physician, Dr. John Williams. "Death was due to complications menlo, Calif, resulting from a fall in 1955 and | a subsequent stroke," Williams; statod. of the Gannett Co. Inc., one of the nation's largest newspaper organizations, at the time of his death. The Gannett Co. controls 22 newspapers in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and Illinois, four radio stations and three television outlets. The company currently is: negotiating for the purchase of a John Wilkes Booth was shot to fourth television station in Sacra- death near Port Royal, Va., . 11 Previous to his fall, Gannett dent Lincoln, was sruck down once before by serious illness. He suffered a Dag Begins Talks In Israel No Indication of Progress to Date: After Jordan Visit JERUSALEM, Israel (-UP)— A noncommittal Dag Hammarskjold began, talks Mday with Israeli leaders on the latest border fare- up with Jordan. A Jordanian blockade of Mount Scopus appeared to be the outstanding issue. The U.N. Secretary General talked for two days vith King Hussein of Jordan, Premier Ibra-jcharl.es Vincent McAdam Jr., him Hashim and Foreign Minister j Greenwich, Conn., and adopted Samir Rifai Sunday and Monday. S on, Dixon Gannett, Dearborn, but a joint communique gave no Mich., had returned to their respective homes during the past weekend when the publisher showed some improvement. The fall that Williams said contributed to Gannett's death was sustained in his home in April, 1955, after he returned from Florida. He was hospitalized for Dine months with a compression fracture of, the spine, and had ''een under hospital care several times The communique said the dis- since. use( j | n j,j s presidential campaign cussions also covered the diffi-l Gannett was president emeritus ; in 1940 he lc . arnec i early tne va i ue picked by Cornell President Jacob Schurman as his secretary when Schurman was named to head the first Philippines commission. He resumed his newspaper career two years later in 1800, and in 1906 bought an interest in the Elmira Gazette. This venture, which he undertook with 83,000 cash and a $17,000 note, was the beginning of the Gannett newspaper group. ,days after he assassinated Presi- Funeral arrangements were ex- \ stroke in 1948 at his desk at the pected to be private. The family Rochester Times-Union and short- ^ ...... . . 1*» n(l o^llrrsf He (Tnvn tin H1C 1IIPR requested that no flowers be sent. Gannett's daughter, Mrs. indication of major progress in the latest Mideast trouble. The communique said the Jordan government wished to maintain fullest cooperation with the U.N. Truce Supervision Organization but it left unanswered the question whether Hammarskjold had bowed to a Jordan demand he oust truce supervisor Byron Leary, a U.S. Marine colonel, on charge he was "partial" to Israel. ly afterwards gave up his titles as editor and publisher of the newspaper. He recovered fully following a long rest, but greatly curtailed his activities .thereafter. On April 11 of this year, Gannett retired as president of the company and was succeeded by Paul Miller, who had been executive \Mce' president. 'A native of Bristol, N.Y., and a Republican who once aspired to the presidency of the United States, Gannett started early in life to make a success of himself in business. Born of poor parents in a drab farmhouse, a picture of which was was found 36 feet from the wreck- French Foreign Minister Chris- age and Mrs. Owens was under tian Pineau made it clear Monthe car. Collect Two Tons Of Clot-hes for Needy Local school children collected almost two tons of clothing in Ihe second annual drive here, it was reported Monday. The collection was conducted during November. William 0. Wilson, director of business services for city schools, said there were about 80 bundles of clothing stored in the basement of the Administration building. Most of the clothing was sent to Indianapolis Tuesday afternoon for distribution to needy children throughout the world. However, .some of I'hc articles were given to local children. 1958 CHRYSLER WINDSOR OFFERS NEW STYLING day night that France feels its new "framework" and election laws for Algeria are more than enough to show its good faith. Ho reaffirmed the French position that the sequence of events for Algeria must be: 1. A cease fire, 2. Elections of local, regional and national assemblies, 3. Negotiations on the future status of the North African terriory. Saudi Arabian Miniser of Slate Ahmed Shukairy, a leading spokesman for the Arab cause, re-' jected this sequence in his speech | in the political committee earlier in the day. He said the so-called framework Dual headlights set over a massive rectangular-checked grille and double air-scoop bumper lend an elegant look to the 1958 Chrysler Windsor, offered for the first time in a new lower price range. The : Windsor is available with Auto-Pilot, a new driver assist which provides automatic throttle control, it has luxurious new interiors and a choice of 18 new colors and 45 combinations. Th« Windsor is offered in a two-door hardtop, four-door hardtop, four- door sedan, two-scat Town and Country wagon and throe-neat Town and Country wagon. law was "neither a lav nor a tration of Algeria as a means of ;aining western backing for its framework." He denounced France for invoking the threat of Communist inf.il- policy. He said the sequence the Arabs will insist upon is: 1. A grant of independence to Algeria, 2. Creation o:' a provisional government, 3. Cease fire, 4. Negotiations. The most glamorous cars at the Auto Show cullies recently arisen in respect to the Israeli convoy to Mount Scopus — but it added that with the Jordanian views clarified Hammarskjold will not undertake carrying prohibited gasoline. Jordan said the. gasoline was intended ior machinery to be used in fortifying the enclave within Jor- 'dan territory. Israel flatly denied further _steps intended to resolve' this and insisted on the right to the problem. The Mount Scopes boiled down to this: the armistice agreement permitted Israel to supply and maintain an enclave in the Jordan sector of Jerusalem and convoys have proceeded to the area twice weekly without trouble. Last week Jordan halted a convoy on the grounds that it was ;go through problem | Israeli sources paid Israel would insist on this view in the talks today between H a m m a r- skjold and Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and Foreign Minister Golda Meir. Israel also has resisted a Jordanian demand that Hammarskjold visit the Mount Scopus area to see for himself if the area is being fortified. of money. When only 9, he got his first job delivering newspapers. Winning a four-year scholarship to Cornell University, he arrived on the campus in 1894 with only $80 in his pocket. Four years later, he graduated with a bank balance of $1,000. Today his newspaper - radio television empire is conservatively valued at about 30 million dollars. Gannett's first actual newspaper job was as Cornell campus reporter for the Ithaca Journal at $3 a week. Following graduation, he had a $10-a-week reporting job with the Syracuse Herald. He was PLYMOUTH "He wants a whole fleet of new Plymouths!' People accustomed to much higher-priced cars are switching to the new Plymouth because it offers bigness, roominess, incomparable Torsion-Aire Ride, Silver Dart Styling and, optional at low cost, Golden Commando V-8 engine that's years ahead. Get the facts and you'll get a Plymouth, too! Star of the Forward Look...Star of the Auto Show... CHRYSLER IMPERIAL The Mighty Chrysler Windsor is an all- new luxury car now in a lower-priced field! It offers exclusive Tor.sion-Aire Ride, new . Luxury Look interiors, Pushbutton Torque- Flite, new 354 cu. in. Spitfire V-8 engine, and dozens of other luxury car features ... all for the cost of a medium-priced car! Don't miss it! And be sure to see the Chrysler Saratoga and New Yorker ... all-new glamour far« of The Forward Look! The Triumphant Imperial for 1958 is the epitome of luxury in' motoring. Notice its breath-taking style... examine first-hand the , industry's finest engineering assembled in one magnificent car... einjoy its marvelously appointed interior. This is your chance to inspect closely the new leader among America's fine cars and see why Imperial is the nation's most-wanted fine car. HENDRICKSON MOTOR SALES, Inc., 411-423 S. Third St., Phone 5151

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 14,500+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free