Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on June 21, 1957 · Page 4
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 4

Logansport, Indiana
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Friday, June 21, 1957
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Long lerms Youths -Who Killed Motel Owner in Bobbery Branded By Prosecutor As "Young Rattlesnakes" CHICAGO (UP) — Three teenagers branded by prosecuting attorneys as "young rattlesnakes" today faced prison terms of 99 to 110 years for slaying a suburban motel owner. The youths were found guilty Sunday evening, June 30. The evangelistic rallies held each evening during the two week' convention will include a 500 voice youth choir directed by Ralph Carmichael, well known west coast musician and .director of the music for the Billy Graham, films. Speakers will include the Rev, Ted Place, Dr. Bob "Cook, Dr. H. H. Savage, Dr. Louis Paul Lehman, Dr. Torrey Johnson, Dr. David Allen, T. W. Wilson and Dr. Bob Jones, Jr. and their granddaughter, _Mjss nah (UruDej iioiem, June Wednesday -night by a Criminal I One of the special guests during Court jury. The mother of one of j the second week of the convention the defendants collapsed when the I will be Mrs. Nate Saint, wife of one verdict was read, and other rela- of the five missionaries martyred Pamela Noble left Thursday for their home in Miami, Florida, after a two .weeks v stay with relatives in Indiana and Ohio. Mrs. William R. Isom.Sr., 24, Marion, was the last victim of the wo car crash which occurred on June lath, to leave the Woodlawn hospital, when she was dismissed Tuesday. The accident occurred at the intersection of U. S. -31, and State Road 110, north of Roch'ester, in which one victim, Mrs. Stella Whittenberger, of Carpenteria, California died a few hours later, and lives sobbed. The jury of 10 men and two •women found Robert Maslowski, 16, and David Clark, 15, both of. Chicago, and Gerald Pelzer, 16, of suburban North Riverside", guilty i>fter deliberating 2 hours and 40 minutes. The jurors fixed sentence for Maslowski, the accused triggerman, at 110 years, and recommended sentence of 99 years each for Peher and Clark. The three were charged with slaying Charles Slyrsky, 48, Chicago, last March 8 during a robbery spree. The youths heard the verdict impassively, but Maslowski later collapsed as he was led from the courtroom. His mother cried out, "My Bobby, my Bobby," and collapsed on a courtroom bench. Asst. State's Atty. Robert J. •Cooney demanded the death pen- by the Auca Indians in South America. She will speak at a ladies' meeting at 2:30 p.m. July 12 and'at a youth dedication service Saturday morning, July 13. Rochester The Jane Line Class of the First Baptist Church held .their June meeting in the country home of Mrs. Martha Fancil, Tuesday afternoon, with Mrs. Rae Blacketor, Mrs. Lulu Rowe, Mrs. Ruth Werner, and Mrs. Lulu Bryant as sistant hostesses. The meeting was opened by the president, Mrs. Fred Logan reading two poems, "His -Will is Best" and "A Tired Little Boy". The secretary pro tern, Mrs. Harry McVay, read the minutes of the previous meeting and called the roll, noting absentees, several of whom were reported ill. Beautiful devotions were given by Mrs. Rowe. She read a portion in'Marshall county. Survivors are two sisters: Mrs. Etta Beehler and Mrs. Esther Beatty both of Plymouth,-"one brother, .-Ira J. Holem, South Bend, and a foster daughter, Miss Aria- vine Peterson, Plymouth. The Rev. Darrell .Kraft officiated and burial was made in th.e McElrath cemetery south west of Plymouth. E. P. Dustin, 70, R. R. 2, Rochester,-head of the Rochester Minor League baseball program, was struck .behind the right ear by a batted ball. He was rushed to M. Wile and Son store, and is spending the time with her sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Nutt, St. Louis. . Mrs'.- Ella Felder entertained the members of the Victoria Reading Circle, in her :home, recently. Mrs. R. Scheid gave the devotions and the regular reports were heard. The'dub voted a donation to the cancer fund. The program was in charge of Mrs. Dessa Fultz. Ligrit refreshments were served by the hostess and her assistants, Mrs. Joshua Blecketor and Mrs. Mary Clifton. Monday evening the members men. A general social hour followed. The St. Paul congregation will meet to worship with the Trinity EUB congregation from now on. The Manitou Shrine club held their ceremonies at the Colonial Hotel Wednesday evening where the new officers were installed by Potentate Paul Anderson of Fort Wayne. William Dittmer was installed as new president, Victor Smith, secretary; Denny Smith, vice-president; Elmer Parker, chief of divan and Dick Means, band leader. Seventy five were present to see the ceremonies and enjoy the following entertainment: . dance's by Admissions to Woodlawn hospital are Miss Reba Batfey, R. R. 4; Mrs. Charles Phillips, Burket; John B. Judson, 1017 Jefferson street; Helen Wright, Argos. Dismissed: Richard Butts, 627 East 13th street; Dr. Russell Sparks, 815 Jefferson street; Mrs. William Belcher, R. R. 4; Hiram Elsworth, Hartwick, N. Y.; Mrs. Steven Arter, and son, Akron. Lyman'Horn and daughter, Bon-, nie, fort-nightly guests of his sis-! ter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Von Kochenderfer, left Thursday for their home in Bismark, N. D., Monday evening the Kochenderfers entertained at a family picnic hon- AFFIRM UNION RULING INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — Tb« Indiana Appellate Court today affirmed a ruling of Marion Superior Court which refused to enjoin General Motors Corp. from forcing an employe to join the United Auto Workers union. V.R. Smith, employed at the Allison Division plant here, filed for the injunction in 1955, charging he was ordered by the employer to join the union or lose his job. Read the Classified Ads tCtfk ally for Maslowski and said the ot - tne ' 3rc i chapter of Ephesians, youth's companions were "equally : giving corame nts on them, also she guilty and deserved heavy pen-| read from " T h e Secret Place" an allies. Cooney blasted the defendants as "young rattlesnakes" in his closing arguments before the jurors in Judge Henry W. Dieringer's court. Thaddeus Tudor, Maslowski's attorney, argued that the boy's gun went off accidentally during the attempted robbery. Attorneys for the defendants immediately filed mption for a new trial. Maslowski would be eligible for parole after serving 36 years and 8 months, and Clark and Pelzer could be paroled after 33 years each. article on "The Inner Man", after which Mrs. John McKinney gave the devotional prayer. 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