PUBLIC LIBRARY Sixteen Logansport, Indiana, Fharos-fHtrane Telemovies Experiment Encounters Tough Time BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (UP)— Is America's first telemovies experiment heading for the rocks? The danger sign was hoisted today by officials of Video Theaters Inc., the promoters .. a unique test of pay-as;-you-see TV movies in this entire community with private homes wired for reception. "Frankly, we're disappointed," said Kenneth Blackledge, division manager of telemcvies, "but we're not giving up." Some of Bartlesville's 25,000 residents like the telemovies and don't mind plunking down -the $9.50 each month it takes to receive movies each day: Others were disappointed and about 40 cancelled subscriptions. Another sign that the experiment isn't going too well: Phil Hayes, local manager, resigned Monday over "policy differences" with the promoters. After three months of operation, telemovies has 553 subscribers- Hot enough to make a profit even in a small city like Bartlesville. Henry Griffing, president of Video Theaters, says ha is optimistic. "We're still adding connections although, of course, the rate is much slower than in the first few weeks after we started. This is the pattern we expected, and we are well ahead of the level we had projected before we started operations." Several residents said they subscribed because they thought only first run movies would be shown. Lately, they said, second run movies and short subjects have been substituted. Country Market Friday, Dec. 20th at SHERWIN-WR.UAMS Paint Store 310-4th St. by Deer Cra«k Presbyterian Church NOTICE Guilty parties are known who continue, to wctste' their money year after year on high fuel bills . . . . These persons are requested to report tor ROSS REID ROOFING CO, at once for a free insulation estimate. They will! not only save their money but keep much warmer,, Follow these instruction]: a* once, phone 3388. No down payment required and payments as low as $5.00 per month. HIGH-FIDEUTY ULTIMATE HI-FI CONSOLE UNIT- EQUIPPED WITH AM-FM TUNER! 15" woofer and three 5M" tweet- era! Sonotone cartridge and diamond styli. Exclusive tuning eye arid colored tone indicator. Wood cabinet in Imperial Mahogany, Swedish Oak or Cherry finish. (Model 15KT24) HIGH-FIDEUTY LOW-PRICEt) HI-FI CONSOLE HAS CONCERT HALL TONE QUALITY! Fullest tone range from 12", 6" and 4' speakers 16-watt amplifier and all hi-fi controls! Imported 4-flpeed changer, plus record repeater. In Imperial Mahogany or Swedish Dak finish. $1AQ95 (Model 5K21). "IOTF Scotties TV W. F. SCOTT FLANiGIN ACE HARDWARE 312 E. Mkt. Phone 4780 Walton Mr. and Mrs. Keith Erny are the parents of a son born' at St. Joseph hospital. The mother is the former Pat'Sievers of Logansport. The Thimble club will have a Christmas luncheon Thursday at the home of Mrs. Audrey Butz. Members were requested to take a covered dish and a gift for exchange. The Lutheran Women's Guild met at ttie nome of Mrs. Jack Seimrall. Devotions were led by Mrs. George Long. It was voted to prepare baskets for two needy families. Contests were won by Mrs. Wilbur Mehaffie and Mrs. Gerald Jones. A gift exchange was held. Refreshments were served to 16 members and one guest, Mrs. Woodrow Butz. The Willing Workers class of the Methodist church have char.gec their 'meeting date to ,Dec. 20, al the home of Mrs/ Florence Miller. Co-hostess is Mrs. Mable Montgomery. Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Burrous attended a Farm Bureau meeting in Chicago. Chester Martin stayed at their home during their absence. The WSCS of the Salem church will meet Wednesday evening al the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gifford Davis for a Christmas supper for members and their families. Mrs. Addie Kay will be co-hostess. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Shaffer received word Friday of the death of Mrs.-Ray Brock in Merionmed, m. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Widner and Mr. and Mrs. Harold O'Blenis attended the Christmas Convocation at Purdue on Sunday. The Walton elevator company employees and directors and their wives attended a turkey dinner Thursday evening at the Lutheran church. Elmer Plank was master of ceremonies and introduced new employees and their wives. Mrs. Phyllis Shaffer illustrated in chalk the hymns, "Bringing in the Sheaves" and "0 Little Town of Bethlehem". Rev. Dee Shaffer; poke briefly. Mr. and Mrs. James Hall showed colored slides of their 7,000 mile vacation trip to Niagara Falls, Valley Forge, Atlantic City, New York, Maine, Nova Scotia and Canada. About 50 persons were present. a collection of' fake paintings to an Iserlohn dealer who became suspicious. According to police, the two men had been sought by Interpol, the international police organization, for several years and had collected about $1,500,000 in six years working their racket. AS USUAL, THE UNUSUAL JN GIFTS Coonia's Gift Shop Walton, Indiana LITTLE \ PLUMBER frJEW MODERN > <3EEVE.VOURISHT, _; THEY MAKE WE WrCHEM V^3RK SOUGHT O LOCAL TKADCMAKKa. h SEE THE WARM Birch Cabinets on Display PLUWBINGlHEATING <3P^i 3658 AL oW DON SCHMIDT GARR Hardware 3 QUART. Steel MIX-SERVE BOWL • Cant Break • Can't Chip • Cleans Easily • Lightweight FITS LEADING HE CTKIC MIXERS TURNTABLES Her* is a bowl with a. specifically designed base which permits bowl to fit snugly and rotate on mixer turntable. Results in perfect mixing. Not affected by heat or cold. Bright gleaming finish never wears off. Get your today and save $1.49. NAB PAINTING SWINDLERS ISBRiLOHN, Germany (UP)— Two members of an international gang of painting swindlers have been arrested and, charged with selling copies of old masters, German police said today. Police said Emanuel De Niewe, alias Pimental, 49,' and Fredrich Kohn, 50, with Porter-Cable's 6"HOMEMASTERSAW In Memory of my beloved husband, Dr. Hudson S. Erbaugji. He went to rest two years ago today. He is not] gone, he's just away. j —Mrs. Roberta Erbaugh. Tuesday Evening, December 17, 1957. To get reports and pictures of the world's news United Press has at its disposal a force of 10,000 people. • LANDSCAPING Service Is Our Most Important Product AMERICAN LANDSCAPING CO., Inc. E. City Limits, Peru Tok« Tim* Out From Chmtmax Shopping relax . * . hay« • COFFEE • COKE • LUNCH ot the Ph. EN-1-4260 Power— Rugged 8 amp motor for alt homecraft cutting jobs. Safety —KickProof Clutch and Telescoping guard protect oper* a tor, Precision —Depth and angle adjustments tct within second*. Home-craftsman ..-. here's a saw that does all your cutting operations up to 10 times faster than a hand saw. Saves time and money on-every home repair job. Model 125 rips through planks in seconds. Makes cross-cuts, bevel cuts, pocket cuts, miters ... and others! Cuts 2" dressed lumber at 90°. Repair a screen... build a garage., .whatever yog do, it's easier with the Model 125! DAVIDS 516-518 E. Broadway Phone 3167 Kttas and a very merry Pendleton to you! To you lucky ones who receive a new Pendleton 49'er jacket for Christmas.... look forward to this merry Irish plaid pattern In luxurious virgin wool. And to every girl who is about to nudge Santa along: a smart hint is Pendleton's famous Slim Jim skirt and a full-fashioned sweater in colors that coordinate with your jacket! 49'er in Irish plaids, $19.95i hi many more merry gift patterns. from $17.95. Slim Jim $14.95 / tweaters, from $8.9£. ?/-l f rm-. i \H oF/r\\ ^•£X«* this Christmas give ... THE NEWEST WAY TO HEAR This Chrisrmai giv« a loved one who ii hard of hearing the finoir gift of all ... slender hearing Glasses by Acousticon. The hard of hearing need no longer feel left out because he doesn't wear a hearing aid. Acousticon Glasses are as natural looking as a reguolr pair. Or, give Acousticon gift cetrificate for any amount. ACOUSTICON HEARING AID CLINIC Hotel Bcrn.j, loaansporf Thursday Dec. 19th, 10 A.M. lo > P.M. ACOUSTtCON of FRANKFORT M. C. Murphy, Distr. 1003 E. Walnut St. CENTRAL DRUG SODA FOUNTAIN 4th at Broadway Get 1fi» most for your Dollar; Shop for the BEST in performance... dependability... quality I I958TC % :'J& SS3 -*0#t m 7 m •• Best in Performance! — new Super HORIZONTAL Chassis with extended band video amplifier for greater picture detail. New "Sunshine" picture tube permits use of up to 350,000-more cycles of picture information for brightest, sharpest pictures in TV. Best in Service Dependability — look for "hand crafted" circuit label on every set — your assurance of TV chassis in which no printed circuitry is used means less maintenance. A 2151-Th. A«M«y—Console Television — 21" Overall Diagonal Measure—262 Square Inches of Rectangular Picture Area. In grained Mahogany color, or grained Blond , Oak color. TODD'S "The Store That Service Built" 327 E. Market Dial 3300 "ELEMENTARY, MY DEAR WATSON . * (Author's Name Below) Resolve now that you will piir- :hase all your medicines ;ind health-aids from your pharmacist for these important reasons. First — You are 'Safer because our skilled tfaining enables us tc protect you more. Second — We charge no more han food and variety Stores, despite the fact that we give a more personal service. Third — 1C drug stores do not get-these purchases it may become impossible to keep open so many hours. Long after most stores close, your p'harmacy is serving you. Isn't it elementary .hat you should obtain every medicine and health-aid from your pharmacist? YOUR PHYSICIAN CAN PHONE P.785 WHEN YOU NEED A MEDICINE Pick up your prescription while shopping near us. A great many people entrust us with their prescriptions. May we •compound yours? HAMMOND PHARMACY "Logan's Prescription Drug Store" 6th & Broadway *Quotatlon by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) SAVE $150.00 And get all the new convenience features available only in a BIG, NEW KELVINATORI STORE EASY...SEE EASY...REACH EASY! New Kelvinator Deluxe CU. FT. TOTAL CAPACITY HUGE FROZEN STORAGE New.' Tilt-Out Crisper New.' super shelf • Excluiiv. Till-Ou • ndi (looping lifting. • Big >vc*r ih«lf far bulky food*. M.d*l K470-11 • 68 Ifa. Tru. H.m. rr.«».o • Twin KMdi-Ch«iH> • Saf.ty D..r < Regular Price $489.95 SALE PRICE ? No Down Payment—Only $3.65 per week , .95 with trad* TODD'S "The Store That Service Built" 327 East Market Phone 3300 LOGANSPORT PUBLIC LIBRAK'
Get access to Newspapers.com
- The largest online newspaper archive
- 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
- Millions of additional pages added every month