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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1957 THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE and LOGANSPORT PRESS, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA PAGE THREE New Of Fl U. g S. Citizen Tells From Danzig * European Retirement Nice But It Also Involves Risk BL BEULAH STOWE 1 fin in • i *• i TI 1 1 1 ii ii H Mr. B. 'of Akron, Ohio, has a pension of $175 a month. He- and his wife are getting by, living carefully. But in West Germany, where they have relatives, they would be able to live well on much less than $175. The B's visited their brothers and sisters in Germany last year. They both liked the country and the people. Mrs. B. wants to live there permanently, as their relatives urge 'them to do. They, could rent a "nice" apartment, Mr,.B. says, and live comfortably on about 5100 a month. Should they do it? _ . Mr. B. is 75. He has been in the United States for 52 years and his wife has been here for 35 years. . . . "We are set in the American way of life," says Mr. B., and we like it very much. I think changing to a new life at my age might prove quite a problem. But living gets more expensive here and the pension does not increase." ' . . - . The B's and other retired people who. consider moving to foreign shores 'where living costs are kinder to a- fixed income should consider these four points: . . 1 Your chance;; of coming back, at age 75, are slight. This move, if you make it, will take you to the place where you will end your may like the -life you have right here better than you 1 realize. It's familiar and it's safe and it is filled with many ties whether or not you have- members of your family nearby. ' -. 3 You may be more patriotic than you think. You might spend the rest of your life trying to explain to the people .in your chosen country just how good things were back in the United States. (Many i older people have had this experience, but have been too proud or too committed, to turn back.) , • , . -., • •' . 4, You must provide for your husband or your wife.- Could he or she live happily in the new home, should you die first?. /._ Mrs. Ursula E. Barnes, 305 tioned at Herzogenaurach with the, Mr> B ., who already has his doubts, would be wiser to stay at NEW AUTOMOBILE DEALERSHIP with Mr. and Mrs. Chaxlei Brecbbiel. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Gorman, and daughters were Sunday' afternoon _ tests of Geneva Gorman and • Purdue. Miss Janice MeLeland spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Don Heiny at Headlee. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Mertz, of Logansport, called Sunday evening on C. M. Mertz. ( New Books At Local Library of J president and Service, Inc., has sold his business to J Douglass Son .?Gine™l M.; Po».en;,A. ' S : M.Ian, Indl^poll. Zone manager; and Nineteenth street, city, who became a citizen of the United States in a' ceremony conducted a few days 'ago in federal court, at South Bend, proudly holds her security Agency from Au-ome. 1MS to Fe bruary, 1952, be- fl aood frienfj o[ P j 10 t wig- Q-"I will retire this January. My wife and Twill.get $162 a: vigmr wi.u - -.--month from Social Security. We own our home, and .think it.would introduced his wife bring $15,000. We also have $8,500 in savings. Can we;'afford to retire. * •. wag W j gn j r W h 0 in Sep- at boutn bena, pruuuiy nuius «ci ^ em ^ er 194^ introduced nis wue bring $io,uuu. we aisu nave ?o,juv m aav"^. «.«*" ••-.citizenship papers, as she looks . 0 Serff ' ean t Barnes. The following j some where in the South where there's sunshine?"—G. R., . , , « i» i •t^nr.isJnliar* 1 ^ ' . . _ J t_ I — . _i .»..« j~1» S-M ft TP 11 flit coll in A ° bra in t umor caused his at the American flag beside her. The wife of SFC. Ralph R. Barnes, Jr-., regular army advisor to the local Army Reserve unit, is a native of the free state of Danzig. She arrived in the United States" as a Displaced Person in. January, 1952 and was marned ™*. R r =son7 Alaska ; be{ore to Sergeant Barnes the following * Log ans P ort on Aug. 17, -AU «* TV/T/Mivtf UnlliT N T t LUUlllil e ° v AJ^to^ r lSYYlj"ic ill UlC ouuui vrii^Av- *,nv*w *> -« . A-You have earned your sunshine. If you sell the house and put this money plus your savings tato . conservative investment paying s mo Sgt. and 4 per cent interest, your money will add $940 annually, or „ P . Mo., Ala.. age, SHI. anu j per CCJH. juiticai,, juui *"«-•—j T »«•„_,. raided in St. a month, to your income. This will give you $2 7 a month 1Many Fort Benning, Ga., | couples are living happily, though not luxuriously, in Florida and An- Montery, Calif., Fort I zona O n less than this. , years in! approxtaately Michigan Students Get Rugged Driving Course *^*^ *^_. . . . .. 1_: _L-«.. . *-.ViTff«lAlf\<TTT r^CVl^nnlflf Taking her fou,,ear-o M son, Alfred, and her sick mother with her, she fled to She was very her husband that she nappy to be an Ameri- yearTa'ter" she was'reunited "with! can citizen not only for her own Lr n h Sr d 'c± W " " " Ame " thte "XlSSuS, addftt tl £ 'TvlgnTrwho could read, write \ oldest son Alfred, nqw-18 she and speak English perfectly, even- has two othe, ^ Robert R, 4, tually was placed in charge of a and Kenneth L 2% years snack- bar at an American post 1 Her parents, Karl and Augusta in Herzohgenaurach, Germany, a Hessler, reside' in Stuttgart Ger- * ° . • i j. town of 10,000 .population 'eight miles west of Nurnberg, while his wife, who understood English but many. Her father is 82 and her mother is 78. Since her arrival in the United could not speak it fluently, worked States, Mrs. Barnes has learned there as a soda .fountain clerk, to speak English fluently, although Sergeant Barnes, who was sta- she still has a German accent. TV Giving By VEKNON SCOTT Life to Film Lot meet their maximum poten- series is coming up. For the first time in Cinema square representing a garage. is United P r ess Hollywood Wriier ;tial.' HOLLYWOOD, '(UP) — Movie To back up his words, Warner studios have had singular lack of is building a new million-dollar success at burning out top-rated television operations building on TV shows. The switch from wide- the lot. screen to micro-wave seems too; He ^ revea led a TV detec- toU'gh for the big "fellows'to han- Now, however, Warner Brothers' ™ J™ : announces a major expansion pro- ^ ^ gram to gear itself to the de- ^ ^ ^^ mands of video. , Westerns have been the key toj success for the giant ^-^ ! byT ^^ in ^e TV field. _ -"and years a°o 20bh Century-Fox and - haw^intpired the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer invaded the - oat electronic medium with promises se - of "major league" •entertainment. DETROIT—Michigan teen-agers who want to drive are put through a tough course in proper motor- ling. Michigan is the first and only state in the nation where young people under 18 are required to take a driver's training course before they may obtain a driver's license. The state's schools have set out to teach 70,000 students what it means to be an adult behind the wheel. Those who learned to drive on back country roads after 10 minutes of instruction from an impatient parent may wonder what driving teachers find to occupy 42 hours of class time. Only 12 hours are spent actually behind the wheel. But after a suitable time of verbal dissection of the auto in class and hours spent studying charts and graphs, a student finds himself at the wheel. At some schools he does his driving on a range on the school grounds. All Phases Where most schools have rolling lawns and carefully trimmed hedges, at least six schools in the Detroit area have curving roadways —complete with stop light, stop signs, yellow lines for parallel parking- practice and a concrete maj(>r studio celMoid for nes. They flopped. Other studios Horror EPic Next stood by watching cautiously. Next in sight is a horror epic Surprisingly, Warners did not titled "House'of Wax," scheduled depend on established stars to to "o on the air next year. carry the TV load-instead they Up to now the majority of called on newcomers to tote the Warners' '21 huge sound stages six-guns. Clint Walker ("Chey- have been empty. On an average, e nne"), James Garner ("Maver- only three pictures are shooting ick"), Will Hutching ("Sugar- on the lot at any given time. foot") and Wayde Preston ( Colt But television, the upstart in- .45") are foreign names to theater dustry that wrecked the boxoffice marquees, in the first place,*is giving new A reverse twist may be em- life to the-old lot. : ployed. These new-found TV stars Says company president Jack L.' may soon be starring in feature Warner "possibilities for televi- length. movies, eion motion pictures are limitless, Thanks to the western, movies and Warner Brothers is prepared,are getting back in the saddle. DEPEND ON YOUR for Professional Health Services A winning combination—is your doctor, our pharmacy, and the wonders of medical science. See us first for medicines, sickroom supplies, and all drug needs. LBT US FILL YOUR PRESCRIPTION CENTRAL DRUG CO. GEORGE KIMBROUGH, R. PH. 4th at Broadway Phone 3131 The indoor activity embraces the history, ' physiology, psychology, anatomy, economics and sociology of man and the automobile. Driving instructor David Russell, 34-year-old former history teacher, listed auto maintenance,- insurance expense and liability problems, traffic regulations, courtesy, vision and depth preceprlon, money-saving hints and map reading as just a few of the topics discussed in his classes. One Mumford High School driv- ;ng instructor makes a point of warning his students about. the Mann Act and of the dangers in v.olved in picking up girls. Must Behave t A bright-colored, profusely illus trated text. ' "Man and the Motor Car." supplements the course. When youngsters, get out o hand, one instructor assigns them to write 500 words about wind shield wipers. The second mis demeanor may mean writing a 1, 000-word essay about automobiL cigaret lighters. Russell took a six-week course at the University of Michigan when he decided to switch from history to driver training. Hi one regret is that he occasional!} finds his history slipping awa from him. "Just the other day had a tough time trying to recall who Robespierre was," he said, "But I've learned to be patien with such students as the co-e< Weigh Railroad Cars On The Run HAMMOND, Ind: W) — Railroad reight cars now" can. be weighed u: >'tlw > "' r e on the move. The revolutionary method w&Ig'hs cars without stopping, witching or uncoupling them. "This" is the .biggest advance in ailroading since .the diesel locomotive," says-'Samuel H. Leven- on of Cincinnati,, president of the nternational Railroads' Weighing Corp., Indianapolis. The firm developed the system wifti the 'cooperation, of the Monon Railroad.' The method' utilizes special tracks which'break, the bind between couplers by causing the weighed car to rise a few nches higher than ! the railroad )ed.- Top railroad and business .executives at the demonstration were told.-the system will increase the speed of rail shipments by 7.4 per cent and put the equivalent, of 25,000 new railroad cars into service as well as increase rail earnings _n excess of a quarter of a billion dollars annually. Levenson said it will enable railroads' to compete with trucks on more equal terms, especially on short hauls. At present most weighing operations require every car to be detached from its .train, then placed on the scale alone or coasted over the scale at a predetermined speed. Auto Agency Sold to J.D. Myers, J.K. McCain • * ' . _ -•» * n ?• n 1 —il-A-^J^Ji-l^A^ 1 f\Y* ft^ 1' Announcement of the sale' of Powlen's Sales and Service, Inc., to J. -Douglas Myers and John K, JVL-cCain -has been made by Lester J; Powien, president of the company. The new'owners will operate the business as- Myers -McCain Cadillac and Oldsmobile, Inc., effective as of Nov. 1: Powien, who has been in the i automobile business in Cass county since 1919, said he.-plans-to retire temporarily to take "a much need- In 1950 he attended the General Motors Institute Dealership Mau- ed rest." Both, of the new partners are life-long residents of Logansport. McCain was born here in 1923 in the parsonage of the Broadway Methodist church, where his grandfather, the Rev. Benjamin Kendall, was pastor. He is a descendant of a pioneer Carroll county family. After graduating from high school in Kokomo, he served with the Air Force for four years during World Wai- Two, and then attended Butler University. He worked three years as an SWIFTEST BIRD Fastest flying bird is the peregrine falcon, the American variety of which is the duck hawk. The bird has reported speeds of about 70 miles an hour.- who complained she'd put the key in 'the ignition, released the hand brake, put the shift: in neutral but still couldn't get the. car started. "Seems she didn't have the.key in the ignition after all. She had it in the glove compartment instead. 1 insurance adjuster and was sales manager of a local automobile company for five .years. He also was associated wi4i the MacFair- Mar housing development. A member of the Elks lodge and the Tipton Masonic lodge, McCain is married to the former Vera ea'n Keisle, of Indianapolis. They have four boys, anti liv« on .route 5. Myers was born in Logansport in 1924, the son of Dr. and Mrs. J. A. My-jrs. He was graduated from Logansport high school in 1942, served with the Navy overseas for three years during World War Two, and was .graduated from Indiana university in 1949. He worked as a salesman, • assistant sales manager, sales manager and general manager of a local automobile company for the agement Course. He is a member of KLwanis, Elks lodge, Knights of Columbus, and is married to the former. Colleen Vaughan, of Lafayette. They have two sons and a daughter, and live on the High street road. Powien first opened his establishment at Third street. and East Broadway in 1348. Prior to that he operated Logan Auto Sales at Fifth and High 'streets. He first entered the automobile business in 1919, in Lucerne. He has had the Oldsmobile dealership here since 1033, and the Cadillac franchise since 1936. He said he does not plan to retire permanently, but has made no,definite plans for .the future. Burneffsv/ffe BURNETTSVILLE - First Lt. John Tobias and son, Mr. and spent a five-day leave here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Tobias. Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Herric, of Nawpa, Idaho, , are visiting their daughter, Mrs. Harold Parks, and family. Cerf, The Life of the Party Sharp, Sportsman's Digest Fishing Noyes, A Letter to Lucian Hession, Determined to Live • Johnson, Home Play for the. Preschool Child Ockenga, Protestant Preaching, in Lent Butler, At Large in the Sun Rowley, The Faith of Israel , Bishop, The Day Christ Died Asheim, The Humantities and. the Library Sprague, Massacre-the Tragedy at White River Reiter, You and Your Operation-. Axelrod, Salt - Water Aquarium. Fish Wellman, Portage Bay Harrison, The Manuel of Judo Reinfeld, Reinfeld Explain* Chess Pond, African 'Explorer Stowe, Crusoe of Lonesoma Lake Sayre, Glad'Adventure Schultz, My Life as an Indian Hutchinson, The Two Cities Heller, Indiana Conference of the Methodist Church Court Notes Emery L. Robertson, Hoover,, seeks a divorce from his wife, Eva Christine Robertson, in a. suit filed Saturday in the Cass county circuit court by Attorney. R. M. Rhoades, Peru. The plain-, tiff charges cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple was married May 15, 1956, and separated Oct. 28;. 1957, according to the affidavit. •• SEEK HIGHER RATES INDIANAPOLIS CUP)—The Indi-i anapolis Water Co. which serves I-diana's largest city announced- Thursday it will petition the I-ndi- j ana ' Public Service Commission next month for a 19 per cent rate increase which would rais-e from $2.22 to $2.60 a month the minimum, residential rate and add about $750,000 a year to the "til-; ity's operating income. of South with Mr. Mrs. Mary Sherer, Bend,'' spent Sunday and Mrs. Eugene Busier. Other guests included: Mr. and Mrs. John Thbias and son, Mr. and Mrs. David Tobias and daughters, and Mr. and Mrs. Marky' Tobias, of Monticello. Mr.- and Mrs. Lovell Horn are parents of a daughter, born last week at White county Memorial hospital. Mrs. Winifred Troxel returned home last week after spending several days in Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. David Gochenour, of Logansport spent the weekend confidential CASH LOANS quickly! up to Utw Open Wednesday Afternoon 226 S. Third St., Logansport 2855" REVOLUTIONARY* NEW $22.95 As advertised in GLAMOUR and MADEMOISELLE MISSES SIZES t""T7 POLAIiOID k Land CAMERA "0 The Winter Print All abloom with fashion's latest news, our R & K is one of the season's loveliest party goers. From its arrow-cut neckline to its rippling skirt, it's one delicate, cling and flow of petal-soft acetate. In winsome night- flowering colors. As seen in HARPER'S BAZAAR So Chic—The Shirtwaist To be worn everywhere this season: .our soft shirtwaist of 80% orlon and 20% wool jersey, so elegantly done by R & K. Its stand offish collar 'overlooks a jewel-buttoned bodice, a skirt" of ".impressed pleats and a gilt belt. 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