Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on December 6, 1957 · Page 26
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 26

Logansport, Indiana
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Friday, December 6, 1957
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Six Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Reveal Rockets Fired In Napoleonic Wars NEW YORK (UP)— Socket scientists and engineers who think they're fooling around with the latest thing in weapons may be startled to learn that it just isn't SO. Rockets are old hat. An article in the July, 1854, issue of Harper's magazine shows conclusively that when it comes to rocketry, there's really nothing new under the Sputnik. They didn't call them by pressive names like Matador and Atlas and Jupiter and Titan, o even Bazooka, but it seems that "Rockets, considered as projectile weapons, were of great antiquity in India and China." Fired In Napoleonic Wars "he unsigned Harper's article, license is suspended until Oct. 31, 1959, on the same count. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Miller will celebrate t'heir 55th wedding anniversary with a family dinner in their home, Sunday. They were married Dec. 3, 1902 in the home where they now reside, on route 1, Rochester. They he Olive Bethel community are j are ' the paren t s O f t, wo daughters, 'ndeed^ appreciative for the kind. : , Mrs _ Anna Murphy, Monon; and ness of their neighbors, who galh -.•red at their farm last week with farm equipment and picked and cribbed their nine acres of corn. Those assisting were Marion Burns, Charles White, Ray Riley, Harold Van Doren, Floyd Tip- more, Ellis Riley, Paul and Earl. Cox, Roland Lukens, Omer Leininger, Byron Kindig, Paul Kindig. and Gerald Kindig, and Estil Bryant. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Bonine had as the:> weekend guest, their son, I James Bonine of Warsaw. ! Mrs. Katheryn Murphy, Rochester; two grandchildren; Mrs. Marcia Hughes, Plymouth, and Richard Murphy Jr., Monon, and one great grandchild, Mary Lu Hughes, Plymouth. Admissions to Woodlawn hospital are Mrs. LaMar Johnson, 1411 Elm street, Rochester; Mrs. John Mathias, Macy; Thomas Henderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Henderson, R. R. 2, Akron. bulance removed Mrs. Clem Miller from the Woodlawn hospital to Dismissals: dori. Macy. Markley, with a small Christmas tree, offset by tall lighted tapers, from which the following ladies served light refreshments: Mrs. Charles Pyle, Mrs. Ed Delp, Mrs. Joe Quick, Mrs. H. C. Herkless, Mrs. M. Whittenberger, and Mrs. Effie Jane Rush. Mrs. Clarence Graffis and Mrs. Orviile Long. Tile Indiana Farm Bureau Co- opeiative held a District Managers meeting at Winamae Tuesday evening, which was preceded by a dinner. Fulton county members attend- Thursday in Fulton circuit court ing were managers, Don Metzger Theressa Theora Whetstone was granted a divorce Lowell Whetstone, from title Chester to the household goods and the restoration of her former name, Theressa Theora Sturgell. The Zimmerman Brothers ambulance moved Omer Hoss from his residence, 200 Jefferson street, to the Woodlawn hospital, Thursday morning. A unique contest was presented the Pleasant Valley club members at tfcey arrived at the home of Dale Shaw, Lloyd Craig, Lee ivlarsh, Oren Conrad, Edgar Runkle, Herb Carlyle, Maurice Peter- Car With Faulty Lights Kills Man HAMMOM) (UP)—A hitchhiker was killed Thursday midnight by an automobile whose driver was ticketed three hours before for having a. windshield wiper that didn't work and a missing headlight. Keith Lucas, 23, Luther Lake, son, Clem Good, Ralph Swank, ! M . ich was killed wnile h;tchh iking Lyman Hill, and Robert Reichard. j The Association of Presbyterian Women in Rochester held their regular meeting Wednesday in the social rooms of the church. A pot luck dinner was served at the nuon hour, with grace being said by Mrs. Harold King. The meat dishes were provided by Mrs. Charles Robbins, Mrs. Burk Miller, Wendel The Zimmerman_ Brothers jam- M ' r an d'Mrs. James D. Craig, Bourbon, are the parents of a party. that big rockets were used •written 103 years ago. revealed her home on South Main street, - - - - -- • • Wednesday morning. Tuesday in Fulton circuit court a motion for a new trial, filed by the Chesapeake and Ohio rail road seeking to escape a ,$>r2,500 judgement awarded to Mrs. Addie Burk, Kewanna, was overruled. by warships in 1806 at Boulogne, during the \apoleonic wars. "It was less than half an hour after the commencement of the attack," the article said, "that the town was observed to be on fire in many places, and the damage effected was doubtless very great . . . Lord Lauderd.ile, while passing through Boulogne shortly after the attack, was vigilantly -watched, lest he might observe the extent of the ravage." Copenhagen was the target of "very heavy rockets" lobbed from ships in 1807. The new and much-feared weapons were used in many land battles, among these theBatt le of Waterloo, Arguments were presented in court by the railroad's attorney. each member with the name of ducted by Mrs. Oren Conrad. and j, eaf jijght were missing. daughter. The Women's Union of the First Baptist church held their regular meeting in the church annex, Wednesday afternoon. "Joy to the World" was sung to open the meeting which was conducted by Mrs. Harold Carruthers. The devotional thought was presented by Mrs. Carruthers, who a person, animal or object. Tags were placed on their backs. They were identified by their labels from clues furnished by other members. The members The judgement was handed downiread from the second chapter of by a Fukon county jury at the I Luke, and based her thought on conclusion of a trial in September.! "Christmas", closing with prayer. The suit filed by Mrs. Burk Is ths outgrowth of a crossing accident in Kevvanna in which her husband, Aaron, was killed. In other court action, judgement in favor of Marlon H. Hill was handed down in his suit against where rockets wreackeci "sad Jiav- i Clay Smith, doing business as the oc" and helped give Napoleon his comeuppance. The rockets of that time were 8 to 10 feet high and weighed, up to 300 pounds. The anonymous •writero ft he Harper's article observed that, "very pretty visitors these to come hissing into the midst of a town!" Used Chinese Principles In pre-Civil War days, war rockets were called rockets," after their "Congreve developer and ardent exponent, Sir William Congrve. This gentleman, a sort of latter-day Wernher von Braun, modestly insisted that all he did was perfect the rocket principles of the Chinese. The Harper's writer agreed Congreve wasonly tinkering with somebody else'side as. There was, after all, "undoubted testimony" that "the rocket used as a military weapon was known in Europe before the latter part ol the 18th Century." Rochester Mrs. John Inman will be hostess to the Past Noble Grand's club of the Rebekah Lodge for a carry-in chicken dinner, Friday evening, in the lodge room, at 6:30 o'clock. Assistant hostesses will be Mrs. Ed Fishback and Mrs. Blanche Jefferies. . A 29c gift exchange will be held and each member is requested to bring their table service. Due to the improper use of motor scooters in the various communities of the county and also on the county roads and highways, the Fulton county sheriff's department and Rochester police have cracked down on users. The most frequent violation;, officers stated, is unlicensed operators and an inadequate mir'fling of vehicles, also the carrying of more passengers on the scooters than they were designed to carry. It was pointed out that youngsters may jeopardise their driving privileges through improper use of scooters, as the same laws govern the use of scooters as those that apply to other motor vehicles. Parents were reminded that they were liable for any damages resulting from the improper u?e of motor scooters by minors. John Krom, of Logansport, has been appointed as manager of the Times Theater, Rochester, to fill the vacancy created by the transfer of the present manager, Tom Pappas, who has filled the position the past six months. Mr. Pappas Jias been transferred to a new position with the Alliance Amusement Corporation theater owner, in Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. George Smith, of COLD, COID NIGHT — Snow flakes spatter down as onetime kingpin gambler Prank Erick- pon (upper) and convicted forger George Uffner leave a police station to New York after being questioned iu the murder ol gangster Albert Anastasia. Erlckson fifth amendmented. Uffner said ha "only heard of" Anastasia. Manitou Farm Equipment corr.- pany. The court said that Hill is entitled to possession of a Ford tractor valued a'. $1,000 and also awarded him 507» damages from the defendant. John C. Wienrank and Robert Merkert of the Leiters Ford Community have purchased the North Judson Live Stock Market from Clyde and Bill Castleman, prominent Rochester township farmer;, who have been in the business of livestock sales for the past '.f> years. The Castlemans" plan to spent the remainder of the Winter vacationing in Florida. The usual reports were made, and Mr. John McKinney announced the Baptist Day of Prayer would be held in the church, Friday afternoon from two to three o'clock. Mrs. Obra Taylor told the contents of a letter received from a returned missionary. Mrs. Roy Czapansky made her White Cross report, stating several boxes of supplies had been sent to missions by the Union and the S. S. Primary Department. Several sizeable cash donations were made, one to the World Fellowship Fund and one to the Slate Scholarship Fund. Mrs. Cecil Patterson sang a solo, "Under the Stars". j Mrs. William Morris was in! charge of the . "Love Gift Pro-| gram". She vividly explained how to have an overflowing "cup of •joy". While the group sang "Come . Mrs Chauncey Oren Mrs. Robert christnias VanDuyne and Miss Edna Sheets. Mrs. Orville Long tagged The business meeting was con along U.S. 41 in Hammond in the rain. Authorities said the car which struck him was driven by David Beare, 22, Hammond. Beare said he didn't see Lucas standing along the street. Earlier in the evening, police said, an officer stopped Beare jnd gave' him an arrest ticket because the right windshield wiper was not working and the right front fender Friday Evening, December 6, I55T. Warmer Air Flowing Into Eastern States By UNITED PRESS Relief was in sight today for the East, still reeling from the one- two punch of a violent snowstorm and ;iub - freezing temperatures were recorded as far south as Gorgia and Alabama. As of Thursday night, frigid temperatures extended from (lie southern slates well into N'cw England, and the mercury dropped into lh« teens in parts of Pennsylvania. A new mass of cold air, how- and a cold wave. A vast mass ol surging upward n^n, n»^ uu**. <"•"" penetrated as far north as' ever, crossed over the Canadian border causing 10-20 degree temperature drops in Montana, and warm moist airjparls of the Dakolas, as it fol- from the Gulf|'o wed a southeasterly ci-rve. Scattered snow flurries occurred were seated at small tables for the carry-in dinner, which was served after Mrs. Chloris Barkman offered grace. A business meeting was conducted by Mrs. Devon Eaton, president, at which time gifts were voted to be se:it to Miss Betty Evans, at the Westville State hospital. Walter Peterson, at the State hospital, Indianapolis, and a gift to Creamer Farry, Rochester. A grap bag was a feature of entertainment. Also the group was divided into four small groups ; who each gave a charade, acting out a "Christmas Carol." Sunshine gifts were presented each member, from a beautifully decorated tree. There were 22 members and three children present. Mrs. Duzenbury was; assisted by roup singing was enjoyed with j Mrs. 3. H, Herbster accompaning at the piano. Dev.uions on "The Meaning of Christmas" was led by Mrs. Wade Jarrette. The ladies decided to assist the ilev. and Mrs. Donald Decker with "Open House" for Presbyterian College students while at home on Christmas vacation. Rev. Decker conducted a most impressive installation service, installing Mrs. Burk Miller, as president; Mrs. Wayne Atkinson, vice president; Mrs. Norman Meiser, secretary and Mrs. Fred Van Duyne, treasurer. Mrs. Robert Van Duyne told the Christmas story, in a very pleasing manner. The members presented gifts to be sent to the Morrisfork Mission Station in Kentucky. Mrs. Lowe Rynearson is the guest of her son and family, in Hughesville, Pa., for a several days visit. the upper Great Lakes early to- in parts of Illinois, North Dakota, day, shedding warmth in its path land in the Rockies. Heaviest .snow- to the Atlantic Coast: i fall amounts were recorded at The welcome invasion caused '' Craig, Colo., where between 3-4 temperatures in its direct path to. inches fell, and about one inch fell r . -_ . _.,'.:— C~HT..lrrtrSl*, T H .si* inH (slt'l o Use hard paste wax over shop tools that rust easily. The wax seals out moisture and also will help tools shed dust and dirt. go up as much as 25 degrees, and in some areas completely prevented nighttime cooling. To Ihe cast, where only Thursday cold records had beer, set in the aftermath of Wednesday's snowstorm, a warming trend was discernible. More than a foot of snow was dumped by the storm a', various points along the eastern seaboard, in Salt Lake City, Utah, and parts of Wyoming and Idaho. $500 A MONTH FOR LIFE 18 HEW '58 PLYMOUTHS And 'Many Other Prizes, Register at the Plymouth Booth At The LOGANSPORT AUTO SHOW Hendrickson's Motor Sales, Inc. ICE SKATES Ladies' Figure Skates .= m $9,95 Men's Figure Skates F r. m $11.95 SPORTLAND 515 Broadway Ph. 2310 Ova Carpenter, 118 Clayton Ave.,:Thou Fount, Of Every Blessing", and Leander Wilson, route 2, Ro-.th.ey each presented their Love Chester, are on the Bureau of Mo-'Gift. Mrs. Morris, closed her serv- tor Vehicles latest list of driver;ice with prayer. license suspensions. i The next meeting will be Jan. Carpenter was cited for drunken 13, with Mrs. Earl Fansler as host, driving and his license is suspend-jess. ed until Oct. 22, 1958, and Wilson's | The serving table was decorated Plan on fef MER-DEL'S QUALITY for your next festive dessert AT YOUR (FAVORITE STORE For His Christmas IN Sparkling men's jewelry featuring brilliant Hematite stone in silvery setting or black Onyx with, golden contrast. Also other gold and silver tone combinations with gem- cut stones. Cuff Links, $3.50, Tie Klip, $1.50, Gift Boxed Set, $5. piui Fed. 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