Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on June 5, 1957 · Page 13
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Wednesday Evening, June 5, 195T. Famous Midway Island Will Be DEW Line's Southwest Anchor MIDWAY ISLAND (UP) — Fifteen years ago today a confident Japanese armada, bent on invading this tiny North Pacific island, kept a diastrous date with destiny. Before the day was over, four Japanese aircraft carriers were mortally wounded and American commanders had won the first clear-cut naval victory in the Pacific. Historians agree the battle of Midway was a major turning point of World War II. It gave the United States control of the central Pacific and deprived Japan of the opportunity of establishing an air and submarine base only 1,100 miles northwest of Pearl Harbor. Today Midway is a bird sanctuary with a 40 million dollar military future. Presently a foreign airstrip surrounded by g o o n e y birds, military strategists have designated Midway as the southwest anchor of the Distant Early Warning Line. More Traffic Soon So within the next few months transports' jammed with radar equipment will fly here daily from the Aleutians and back. But a visit to Midway now brings foremost the glories of that battle 15 years ago. After hours of waiting, victory came swiftly on the morning of Jun t 4, 1942. But many of the •heroes of Midway died believing they had suffered defeat. Three torpedo squadrons of 41 planes from the carriers Hornet, Yorktown and Enterprise kicked off j M^nns7sUverLakerArYhur"i{e > in < 'the attack and by 10 a.m. 35 had | , )0 | U Monterey. be £" sh ° l down! Dismissals: Lee Blue, Bourbon; But those gallant airmen pre-| Mr!ii Louise Broker and son Ro . vented the Japanese from launching a large air force of their own and pulled the Nippon combat air Rochester Mr. and Mrs. Robert Townsend of Akron were host and hostess to the Wedding Ring class of the First Baptist Church, when it met in their home Monday evening for their regular meeting. The president, Lyle Bailey called the meeting to order, and the group sang "In The Garden", for '.heir opening number, which was led by Mrs. James Newcomb. Mrs. Bailey gave the devotions, using as her theme "A Sacrament of Service. She read a portion of St. Luke, commenting on her subject. Mrs. Newcomb closed the de- rations by offering prayer. class of 1942. During World War II he served aboard an LST with the Navy, participating in the Normandy invasion. Following his discharge in 194G he entered Purdue University, and later received a B.S. degree in animal husbandry at Colorado A. and M. college. He taught agriculture in Colorado and Iowa for three years before earning' a doctor of veterinary medicine degree at Iowa State college last June. He and his wife reside at the 'Main street address. On the latest list of driver license suspensions are the names of two Fulton county men, as listed by The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles; namely Martin Alvin Ludwig, R. R. 1, Rochester, until Nov. 7, for reckless driving; and Gaylord Lunsford, R. R. 3, Plymouth, until May 13, 1958, for drunken driving. The following men went to the MISTER BREGER „ , , j ne loiiuwing men weur 10 me Various reports were given and. farm home otfa , Sam Bowen in several bills were read and al-; Rich i and Towns h ip Saturday with lowed. The president discussed the program for the new church year. The group voted to hold a baked goods sale, July 3rd. A thank you note was read from Mrs. Earl Quick, thanking the class for card received during her recent sickness. The next meeting will be a picnic dinner held in the Winamac State Park, north of the city. The teacher, Mrs. John McKinney, closed the meeting with prayer, after which a social hour followed. The Townsends served delicious refreshments to the 16 members present. Born to Mr. and Mrs. John Helt, Rochester, a son. Admissions to Woodlawn hospital are Mrs. Roy Davis. Akron; Mrs. ! Pete Terpstra, Rochester; Bradie patrol planes down clos e to the Kochestcr ror ' thc practice water line. Minutes later carrier- 1 . medicine and surg based American dive bombers moved in with a shower of death. Af , n £ h T-, fl^op ^na^p ~ Chester. Paul J. Baum, native of Cass county has opened an office in of vet- gery, lo- at 1514 Main street. He here from West Bend, Wis., where he has been associated in a diary and general veterinary prac- sneak attack on Pearl Harbor, was abandoned. The carrier Kaga was engulfed in flames. Three 1,000 pound bombs smashed the flight deck of the carrier Soryu. Another Japanese carrier, t.h e Hiryu, escaped annihilation — and • her escape proved costly. Bombers from the Hiryu screamed in on the Yorktown that afternoon and knocked her out of commission. The Yorktown sank Jun el after I lying dead in the water and abandoned for 64 hours. But the Hiryu's victory was short-lived. She made her death plunge later when U.S. dive bombers scored four direct hits. . co w ' th D: ' s ' W ' *" Lloyd and p '''• '' a graduate of Logansport High School, with the Township equipment to prepare day wi the fields and plant a corn crop; Clycie Beehler, Alpha Overmyer, Jerry Burkett, Tom Beck, Tommy Parkhurst, Oren Conrad, Jimmie Overmyer, Keith Warner, Forest Benedict, Merl Richter and Lee Norris. Mr. Bowen, who is convalescing from a serious illness is most grateful to his neighbors for their act of kindness. Mrs. Louis Broker and baby son were taken from the Woodlawn Hospital in the Foster and Good ambulance Monday to their home at 413 East 14th street. Mrs. Reeford Hall was taken to her home in Athens Sunday, in the Foster and Good ambular.ce, from the Woodlawn Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Ernes'; Eber, Akron, announce (lie engagement of their daughter, Mary Lou, lo Dean Morris Cox. North Manchester. Miss Ebcr is a graduate of Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Thirteen Peru The low bidder for the construction of the new Peru National Guard Armory will receive a $228,000 contract, according to an unofficial release from an Indiana National Guard Officer. Lt. Col. Morris Foist, Indiana National Guard contracting officer wou | c j "I HAD to call you long distance, dear! Are frying £ggs SUPPOSED to sound as angry and spluttering as this . . . ?" of Remington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Suzanne Jane, to Lt. Richard E. Belcher, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Belcher, of R.R. 4, Rochester. Miss Biddle is a senior at Purdue University where she is a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. I,t. Belcher is a 1956 graduate o[ Purdue University where he was affiliated wi'.h Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity. He is presently serving wi!h the 101st Airbourn Division, United States Army, at Fort Campbell. .inna; Francis Babcock, optometry naster; Dan Hibner, anatomy and >hysiology; Mrs. Mikesell, educa- :ion master; Charles Ray, bus:- said the official release would made when the contract Is awarded • June ism. year, said he was opposed to any cumulative building fund at all for the hospital. He recommended a referendum next year. The other two Commissioners, Harry Howard and George Plotner and Dottle Kline. Votes will bu sold to fiesta, goers for the selection of the queen. Harry Patterson, road foreman of engines and assistant trainmaster of the C. & 0. Railroad, will re. agreed to met with the hospital tire ^om active service on Sep- and indicated that they lumber 1. He and his wife, the in favor of a smaller former Frieda Bolley have moved to North Manchester. Mr. Patter- commissioners aH agreed h burden already Last week it was learned that. too eat on the res j(i e nls of Mi- Construction Associates Inc., Lo- ami countv The pres ent levy is 71 jansport, submitted the low bid for a package building project which will also include armories In Warsaw' and Plymouth. Construction of the Peru Armory is-expected to start June. 23rd and the building is expected to be completed in 270 days. The Miami County Commissioners tabled the request made by the trustees of Dukes, hospital for a 20-cent cumulative building fund for a new addition to the institution, at their regular meeting. Gerald Howe'.l, Democrat, whose term as commissioner expires this cents. A 20-cent cumulative build- son is a former city councilman. Roland Keith Overton, who teaches mathematics in the Richland Township High School at Chili has been numcd as one of the winners of the General-Elcctric-Pur- family spent the evening with Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Bailey and family, Sunday. Mrs. Lyle Bailey was a business visitor in Logansport, Tuesday. Miss Reba Bailey visited in her sister's home from Sunday to Tuesday, the William Briggs, at Macy. ness, and Joseph Richardson, ana-j Mr. and Mrs. James W. Heyde tomy and physiology; all Rochester. from'and son, of Quonset Point, R. arrived Tuesday for a visit with ! ng .. fund '?, V ?: f ?!: 1 L\ 6 '^s^hoslf due Universit y Mathematics Fel- will be|; necessary due to salary increases | lends lo August 3 on the Purduu for county officials granted by the Legislature would bring the county's levy for next year close to $1. The board approved a two-cent cumulative bridge fund levy for the next five years, the present levy expiring this year. campus. Boy Kills Playmate Over 12-Cent Debt CLEVELAND, N.Y. (UP) — A A two day Mexican'Fiesta will 13-year-old boy admitted Tuesday be held in Mexico Thursday and;night he killed his 12-year-oid Friday. playmate with a shotgun because This is the second year that the , he ' vicUm refused Io pay a lz . residents of the small town of Mexico have sponsored such a program. Proceeds will be used for new street lights for the community. The program will include several cent debt, police said. Charles Wordcn said he used his father's double - barreled shotgun lo settle his quarrel with Ronald Phelps. according lo police. Ron- circus acts, a street dance booths, aid, whose face was shattered by a giant pitch-in-dinner to be served one blast from the shotgun, died of loss of blood on the way to a Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gerrick and 1 Rochester relatives and friends. on the streets of '.lie town and coronation of a king and queen. Candidates for the Queen are en Correll, Jane Eikenberry hospital. Worde.i was held for children's court. Akron high school with the class of 19.%, and is presently attending In-i ternational Business College Plans are being made for a late summer wedding. The Kev. and Mrs. George Crane entertained in their home Sunday, in Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Schneider of Bremen and Mr. and Mrs. H. Kern Mr. Cox graduated from the of .Logansport, also Miss Lorene Chester High school in 1954, ar.d D'.imph who was a week end guest. is now a student at Purdue Umver- Fulton county will be represented sity. !ai the gradutiaon exercises at In- No definite wedding (late hasidiana University, when on May Fort Wayne. been set. Mr. and Mrs. William F. Billman, Lake Manilou, left Tuesday loth nine students from the county will receive degrees. Samuel Summe, Business; Mrs for Honor, Michigan, where they Nancy Troyer, education; and expect to spend the Summer. Harriett Whalen, history, ail from Mr. and Mrs. Chester E. Biddle'Akron: Wayne Miller, M.D., Kew. COSTLY MAINTENANCE MILWAUKEE, Wis. (UP)—Emil Flechner, 30, a tile setter, in a divorce action charged his wife with mismanagement of his affairs. Flechner said his wife, Lorclta, bought a chair for 37 cents and then spent $200 to fix it up. Summer Term Enter June 10 or June 17 Day or livening Classes Call in person if convenient, write, or telephone 4270 for information. Free Placement Service for graduates. Approved for veterans. Indiana Business College 501 Bnrni's Office Building Logunsport Special Purchase! Sample and Model SHOES SIZES 5,5y 2 AND 6 Over 300 pairs with values to 12.95 2 HURRY! WHILE THEY IAST! PR. THUR. FRI. AND SAT, ONLY Sancfals, Wedges, Dress Shoes! Famous Name Brands All Year 'Round Shoes! Lots of Colors and Styles! Family Shoe Dept. 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