Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on December 13, 1957 · Page 19
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 19

Logansport, Indiana
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Friday, December 13, 1957
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Friday Evening, December 13, 1957. OCCURRED IN '44 High Court Rules On Akron Case INDIANAPOLIS (UP) _ The "wanton impulses' 1 of youth are no excuse for reckless driving, the Sroiana Supreme Court ruled Thursday. In a 3-1 split decision, the high court.reversed a previous decision of the state Appellate court involving the injury of an Akron, Ind., high school student in 1944. The majority opinion, written by Judge Harold Achor, said the fact that the defendant was a 17-year- old youth" does not excuse" him from his "misconduct." The original decision reached in Wabash Circuit Court awarded $7,000 damages to Bryon Leininger for injures suffered while riding in a car driven by Jack E. Sausaman, 17, near Akron. Evidence showed the car's Bird Blasts Now Cease The four-day project to rid Lo- gansporl of the pesky starlings was sel to end Thursday before supper Policemen and civil defense workers have been firing ear-shattering shells onto strategic buildings in the hope that the birds will fly far and away and never return. Theory back of the maneuver is a variation of the old conditional response gained years ago by Pavlov with his dog, to wit: The blasts scare the birds. The birds do not want to be scared, hence, they will not inhabit those MISTER BREGER "Great news, dear! We won't have to buy any 'Season's Greetings',cards this year — it seems I forgot to mail LAST year's . . . !" A. F."Jim"Hufford Dies At Burnettsville BURNETTSVILLE—Abraham F. "Jim" Hufford died at his home here today about 2:30 p.m. He was 72 years old. Mr. Hufford was born in Carroll county on Feb. 15, 1885. His parents were David and Sarah Felthoff Hufford.' He was a retired farmer. Survivors include his wife, OUa, whom he married ire 1909; two sons, Roscoe of Lake Cicott and Chester of Lockport; one daughter, Mrs. Sarah Summers of Logansport; one step-son, Roy Hufford of Chicago; two step-daughters, Mrs. Jonah Pistello of Chicago and Mrs. Mary Remaly of Lafayette; 16 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are pending at Fisher Funeral Home in Logansport. wheels had a locking device which j places where the sounds are that 1 operated when the ignition key! scare them. was removed and the wheels then The future will te'.l the results. were turned. Sausaman, driving with several high school students, j pulled the key out while driving. The wheels locked on a curve on Ind. 19 and the car rammed a tree, injuring Leininger. Sausaman appealed on grounds "wanton or willful misconduct" was not proved, claiming he be- ] F101A Voodoo fighter-bomber at a lieved the locking device was not ;s P eeti of 1,207.6 miles an hour over working. I a measured course at Edwards The Supreme court ruled the; A! I. Force ****;. trial jury had the right to dis-j ™ e "*° r d-settinc ™n was offi- believe Sausaman's claim and I ciaUy announced nere by the Air added his youth- was no excuse, j Fo . rc .° . a . 1 a P ress . " "The fact that appellant (Sausa-1 tthlch Maj ' Gen ' ' r-Bomber 1,207 Miles Per Hour LOS ANGELES (UP) - Maj. Adrian E. Drew. 37, of Carrolltown. Ga., broke the world's speed record Thursday by flashing his! man) was a youth and that wanton impulses may be natural to young people does not excuse (him) of his misconduct," Achor wrote. He said then: is nothing in the law that indicates the Legislature intended to "place one construction on the statute as applied to young people and another to "Under our statute no person, young or sold, can operate an automobile on the public highways in a manner controlled by wanton impulse," Achor wrote. The opinion affirmed the trial court's action. Judge Arch Eobbitt disagreed with the majority, and Judge Frederick Landis did not participate. Timebomb Explodes At U. S. Base in Greece ATHENS, Greece (UP) — Two small tim'ebombs exploded at the United States Air Base at nearby Hellenikon early today. Four American airmen and a Greek guard 'were slighty injured, the American embassy announced. It was first speculated the attacks stemmed from Greek re- .sentment of the U.S. "hands off" policy during the United Nations debate on Cyprus. Carty, commander- of the 18th Air Force at Waco, Tex., presented Maj. Drew with the Distinguished Flying Cross for his feat. The pilot's run was officially timed by the National Aeronautic Assn. and broke t!'i British-held mark of 1,132 miles an houi set. by Britain's L.P. Twiss in a Fairey Delta in March, 1956. It also broke 1 the old U.S. mark of i,C15 miles an hour. John Scarpellini, 70, Dies At Home In City John Scarpellini of 628 Eleventh street died at his home about 8:3>) p.m. Thursday after a lingering illness. He was 70 years old. The deceased man was born in Italy on Sept. 27, 1887. He was a retired watchman. His wife, Kath- ryr, 1 , died in 1928. He was a member of St. Vincent's church. Survivors include one daughter, Virginia, at home; two sons, Francis of Logansport and John of South Bend; one brother, Carlo of Logansport; and three grandchildren. Funeral rites are pending at Kroeger Funeral Home. Friends may call after 7 p.m. Friday, Rites Saturday For Herman Verona, Peru PERU—Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Eikenberry Funeral Home for Herman J. Verona, 61, of 65 N. Lafayette street, who died Wednesday night at the Wabash Railroad yards upon his return from a run. He was a conductor. j Rev. James Gillespie will off!-! ciate at the services. Friends may. call at the funeral home after 3:30 p.m. Friday. The family requested that flowers be omitted. Mr. Verona was born in Gss City on March 15, 1896. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Verona. He was married Feb. 23, 1923, to Madeline Leab who survives. Also surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Barbara Shurask, Kensington, Conn.; one sister, Mrs. Alexander Courtwright, and one brother. Gust Verona, both of Hartford, Conn. Mr. Verona lived in Peru for 18 ears. He was a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, and of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen 1 , STUMBLES, CUTS WRIST Memorial Hospital authorities reported Thursday evening that Francis Williams of route 2, Logansport, was treated for a cut on his wrist suffered in a fall in the yard at his home about 6:30 p.m. FASHION SHOJV VIENNA ('UP)—A fashion congress of- all Communist countries in Eastern Europe will be held in the Romanian capital of Bucharest on June 12, 1958, Bucharest Radio said .today. Clothes to be shown "will satisfy practical 1 needs" and will be a contrast to the "exaggerated fashions in the capitalist countries," the broadcast heard here said. Read the Classified Ads Precise Standard ' Time of sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonsct or any other moving event, can be given only for a single point. In compiling a calendar for any given region, the usual method is to select a wen point to serve as an "average." Read the Classified Ads For A Cfcr/sf-centered Christmas Give Bibles — Testaments Christian Books S. S. Lesson Commentaries Bible-text Awards Scored Recordings Script-text Greetings Religious Art Calendars BETHANY BOOK SHOP 1114 N. Washington, Kokomo Ph. GL 2-180S "Your Christmas Store" SANTA will be at the GOLDEN RULE Saturday, Dec. 14, from 1-3 p.m. MOM and DAD bring the kiddies! CALVARY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Brings you CHRISTMAS INSPIRATION by dialing 3800 Anyti me—Everyday Hear Rev. Harold J. 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