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PAGE SIXTEEN THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE and LOGANSPORT PRESS, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA SUNDAY, OCTOBER f, 1WT. Med Flory Signed To Residents of Logansport soon may be able to buy hit tunes recorded by a former local boy, Med Flory, and his band; for Med already is under contract with RCA Victor to record with his own band in Los Angeles. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Flory, 1533 Meadlawn avenue, al- .ready has gained wide popularity as a clarinetist, saxophonist, and vocalist for the Ray Anthony band, which has been playing an engagement at the Corn Palace, Mitchell, S. D. Med's very attractive wife, Joan Durrelle, who has been appearing on the Corn Palace stage with the Anthony band, is an outstanding vocalist herself. She will sing with Med's band as soon as it is formed. Med will make a jazz album for Jubilee before he and his new band record for RCA Victor. He is taking three members of Anthony's band with him in the formation of his own band. They are Al Porcino Jack Hohmann, trumpets, and Lew McCreary, trombone. The 30-year-old former Logansport high school student is not a And His Band Make Records novice at band directing. He was leader of the 724th Air Corps dance band during the two years he was in the service. At 'the end of the two years he returned to Indiana university to finish college. His Indiana university band, known as Med Flory and his Orchestra, was successful, playing many engagements in this area. On graduation day Med joined Claude Thornhill, remaining with him for two years. He then went to New.York to work with Art Mooney.-It was while he was working with Art Mooney's orchestra that he met and fell in love with Joan Durrelle, a vocalist with the band. They were married five years ago, a year after they .met. A native of Toronto, Canada, Joan entered the Miss Canada competition in 1952'and missed out for the title by only two and one-half points, singing both the English and French versions of La Vie en Rose. Later she studied on a $2,500 scholarship at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. The tall, lovely-blonde has been out of circulation tin the theatrical world for the past year and a half because of the arrival of a son, Rex, now nearly a year old. The Florys make their home in Holly wood, Calif. Now a rhythm and blues singer, Joan feels that some day she will be a good contralto. She is the daughter of Jimmy Fry, band leader and drumer of. Toronto. Her mother is a noted pianist. The six foot, four.inch Med also learned music at an early age. He learned to sing from'hearing instructions his mother, a voice instructor and well known local organist, gave to others. He began playing the clarinet at the age of 9 and by the time he was 11 he started playing the saxaphorie. \ Med always has sung with his dance bands, "It breaks the monotony to get down' off the bandstand," he says. Although his rendition of "Hound Dog," always brings down the house, Flory says he wants.to bring swing back into popularity. His many friends in his old home town believe he can do it. •WTNAMAC—Miss Alice Asmus bride-elect of Henry Mooi Jr. was honored guest at a bridal shower Friday evening held in the home of Mrs. Allen Boos with Mrs. Joe Russell as assistant hostess. In- vited'guests were Mesdames Herbert Asmus 'of LaPorte, Henry Mooi Sr., Martin Heering, Dale Combs, Jerry Howe, Roland Smeltzer, Bernice Landrum, Loyd Beeler, Minnie Dykstra, Russell Prange, Paul Buchanan, Cletus Clark, Robert Swartzell Sr., Raymond Smeltzer, Argyl Ash, Jay Kopkey, John Stombaugh, Fred Russell, Dick Eggleston, Dean Parcel, Fred Deutschman, William Russell, and Miss Joan Strand. •"The application of art principals is necessary part of landscape design," said Norman Marty, extension- landscape architect, to Home Demonstration Club leaders. The training meeting was held Oct. 1, with forty-four club leaders and Mrs. Robert Lizenby, County. H. D. president and Home Agent Mrs. Mary Powers present. In the afternoon the leaders visited the farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Loehmer and the town home of Mr. ; and Mrs. Tom Knouff. At each place Mr. Marty made suggestions on landscaping design and choice of plant ma terials. ~A jury found Roy Kline of the Lake Bruce vicinity not guilty on two counts or driving while under the influence of alcohol, after deliberating about fifteen minutes, in Pulaski county circuit court, this week. Judgment was rendered on the verdict and Kline was ac quitted of the charges, which were filed last July. Members of the jury were Stella Enyart, Velma Daugiierty Monroe; Wanetta D. May, Tippe canoe; Rose DeGroot, James S Neibert, Richard Straw, Franklin; Nathan S. Abbott, Van Buren; Roy J. Myers, Salem; Albert Werth Rich Grove; John Trapp, Harrison: Robert Minarek, Cass; Leo Fox Indian Creek. Divorce was granted this week to William Barkalow of Medaryville from Lillian Barkalow. Calvin T. Odle, who was committed to jail for nonsupport in July, was released from that sentence on condition that he secure employment and resume payments we* WHAT WILL YOUR WINTER DRIVING BE? Make sure your car will start right, go right, stop right . . . during the cold months ahead. Get our big value Winter-Ready Special. For ona low, low price we'll... clean spark plugs, check wiring, adjust points, reset timing, test coil and condenser, adjust carburetor. , clean & flush cooling system, check fan belt, hose connections. check heater, defroster, windshield .wipers, lights, Brakes. SPECIAL PRKIE $9.95 Parti extra if needed Hendrickson Motor Sales 419 S. 3rd Phone 5151 for the support of his minor-children. Marie Z. Faulstich'of Monterey has filed suit for divorce from Frank Faulstich. Her complaint states that they were married in November of 1956 and separated last week. Stefan Stoch of White Post township has filed suit for divorce from Julia Stoch, he states'that they were married in 1913 and separated in 1933. : \ Mrs. Michael Garigan was awarded a silver plaque in recognition of her eight years of service in the Indiana Heart Foundation, at a meeting she attended in Indianapolis last Sunday. Mrs..Garigan has served seven years as Pulaski county chairman of the Foundation and one as co-chairman. She was one of forty workers in the state to be so honored. Rehearsals of the community choir for the presentation The Messiah under the directon of the Rev. Barton Fletcher are being held each Thursday evening at 8:45 in the Winamac Presbyterian church. All singers of the community are urged to join and October 17 will be the final date for joining. The accompanists are Mrs. Sandra Grostefon of Star City, and Miss Alien Asmus, organist. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Onken of Argos are the parents of a son Rodney -Dean born October 1, at Carneal hospital. The mother is the former Miss Phyllis Plank. Mrs. Onken and son are at her parents Mr. and Mrs. ' Marion Plank's home; for a few days. Morrow .Hathaway, of .,,Yallejp, Calif., came last week for'a visit of several weeks with relatives. Little Miss Pamela Sue Moody of Flora spent several days this week with her grandparents, 1 Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Moody. Her parents Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Moody came for her Saturday and are spending the weekend . Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lebo of Champaign, 111., and Jerry Lebo of Purdue came Saturday for'the CLOSING FOR THE SEASON SUNDAY, OCT. 6 Thank You— Vie wish to thank our many customers for their fine patronage during the past season. We will be looking forward to seeing you again in the spring. SYCAMORE DRIVE-IN DicKass/dy •jHf Overhead Garage _ Doors —Any Size — fa Awnings and Patio covers —Fiber Glati or Aluminum — •fa Wrought Iron —House Time Guaranteed— •fa Storm Windows Aluminum . . . 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The Mary Martha Circle of the Methodist church will meet Monday evening, October 7, at the home of Mrs. Martin .Barco, .with Mrs. Charles Arens and Mrs. Elmo Hartwick as, assistant hostesses. Mrs. Richard Dilts will . have charge of the program and devotions will be led by Mrs. Brooks Roudebush.. Mrs. Guy Tiiley has returned to her home after spending five weeks with relatives at Gary and Ludington, Mich. , Mrs. Walter Johnson of Hammond spent Saturday in the home of her mother," Mrs. Ella Gawell. Monticello MONTiCELLO.-— Mrs. Frances I; (Linedecker) Fountain, 63, mother of Mrs. Fred Carmichael, of East Monticello, died at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the St. Elizabeth hospital in Lafayette. In addition to the husband, Gus Fountain, surviving are a son by a former marriage; four other sons; three daughters, 17 grandchildren, .and one great- grandchild. Final rites will be at the Hippensteel Chapel in Lafayette at 2 p.m, Monday conducted by the Rev.'Ralph Cunningham. Louis J. Comus, a Monon rural route mail carrier will retire October J8th after 42 years as a carrier. . Thieves broke into five homes on the Isle of Homes which kept Sheriff Charles Miller and Deputy Earl Walters busy most of. Friday night. At the'home of Silvan Timmons, which is at the entrance of the Isle, thieves went through the basement door, set fire to a sack of rubbish in the basement and almost burned the house down. At the Dane Aten cottage on the Isle, the Ralph Norris Home, the Hess cottage and Wilson cottages, break- ins were also made and finger prints were taken by officers. The owners of these cottages have been notified and the amount of the things can not be identified until they arrive. White county hospital news — Dismissals, Mrs. Robert Williams and daughter, Reynolds. Mrs. Donald Carr and son, California: Clinton Kaufman, Idaville. Marriage licenses have been issued to Darrell Logan Ferguson, of Monticello, filling station attendant, and Marieta Lorene Freeman, of Monticello, stenographers; Jesse V. Kalfise. of Monticello, news dealer and Gertrude Mae Houser of Monticello; Hubert B. Von Ho'ten, of Wplcofct, macMnst and Renita Stutzman, of Brookston factory worker. Robert Wreded of Jefferson street, who was injured in an accident over two weeks ago, was released from the Home Hospital at Lafayette Friday noon. He is recuperating satisfactorily, but may have to return to the hospital later for further treatment and possible surgery. Mr. and Mrs. Mel Harwdod, of route'1, Monticello, were recently in Canada here Mr; Harwood, vice president of the Monticello Sale Company, made arrangements with Danz-Muncaster limited for delivery of a new foreign-made car to be sold by a local dealer. Mrs. James H. Smith, of Parse's Lodge on route 1, Monticello, was taken to the St. 1 Elizabeth Hospital in Lafayette Thursday evening in the Miller ambulance. A Child's Prayer By LYLE C. WILSON United Press Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON (UiP) ,— Long )efore racial integration has been imposed in the schools • of such states as Virginia and South Caro- ina by force or otherwise, the mirage of a'white man's Repub- iean painty in the South will have aded far another long span of COLLEEN BAKER, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William K. Baker, of Route 1 Logansport is nine years old and attends school at Lucerne. "Thank God for our Father ,and Mother. They care W us all day long. They give us all the thing we need, and we are happy and strong. They buy. us clothes to keep us warm and give us food all day Amen. Mrs. Charles S. Russell has re turned to her home in Dade City Florida after a month's stay a' the home of her nephew, H. V Russell and Mrs. "Russell. Oren Haygood, of Idaville, was slightly injured in a fall off thereof of his house while doing some repair work Friday afternoon. He was taken to the White county Memorial hospital in the Miller ambulance". Three Injured In Peru Wreck PERU—Three persons were injured, hone seriously, when their car overturned after hitting a telephone pole at the intersection of Chili and Jackson Avenues at 12:40 a.m. Saturday. The injured wer e Raymond Helton, 40, 684 E. Harrison Ave. driver of the car and Eugene Hel ton 26, Denver, both receiving cuts and Alton Helton, 18, Route 1, Denver, back abrasions and severe cuts on his face and head Alton was reported in a good condition at Dukes hospital Satur day. The other two were treated and. released. The IMS car owned by Alton Helton was listed a total loss Raymond the driver was charged with reckless driving and was re leased after he posted bond. Officers said Helton told them that he. was enrbute'" south on Chili. The brakes on the car faile( as he tried to negotiate a curve in the-road and he hit the telephone pole, STRIKE ENDS TUNIS • (#>—A general strike organized to protest French military .activity- along the. Tunisian -Algerian frontier ended, Friday npght Without incident. coming up on schedule, however, compelling white southerners to consider where to hang their polit- cal hats. It was onfly last June that Chairman Meade Alcorn of tie Republican National. Coanmit5tee brought X) President Eisenhower's office [. Lee Porter- of Virginia. Porter was then the newly appointed organizaitioraal director for Republican party in the South. He and Alcorn told the President about a "dead earnest drive" to build - the Republican Party in southern states. The drive DOW is dead enough— except for suclh opportunity as may be offered by the improved opportunity' to vote now guaranteed' southern Negroes. If southern Negroes choose to enter the Democratic party, southern whites may be expected to leave it. But for where? If southern whites are not jostled out of t!he Democratic Party by invading' Negroes, they are likely to leave anyway in protest against the presidential candidate and pfetfonm, adopted in 1960 by a Democratic National Convention in which they will have no more than a smai voice. • ' The political instability of the so-called solid South in presidential elections had been demonstrated repeatedly .in recent years. Herbert Hoover modestly cracked the South in 1928 when his opponent was New York's Alfred E. Smifch, a Catholic who opposed national prohibition of alcoholic beverages. , J. Strom -Ttomoind of. SouiJi Carolina headed a states' rights protest ticket in 1948. He got .39 electoral votes among Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina and Tennessee. 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