Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on June 25, 1957 · Page 3
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 3

Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, June 25, 1957
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Tuesday Kvening, June 25, 1957. Study of Check Fraud Cases Is Being Made ROCHESTER, N. Y.. - Check fraud, believed to be the country's fastest-growing form of crime, is the subject of a nationwide survey of police officials. The study covers 1,300 police departments in cities and towns of 10,000-and-up population. Questionnaires, now being prepared with the aid of police officials, are to be mailed this month (Jan.). The survey is being undertaken by the Todd Company, Inc., of Rochester, a subsidary of the Burroughs Corp., of Detroit. The Todd Company is a leading manufacturer of protected, insured checks and check protective equipment. The survey will seek up-to-date information on such questions as the types of businesses most often victimized by forgers and other check artists, the relative number of men, women and juvenile check crooks, percentage of professional crooks as against amateurs and the degree of cooperation obtained from merchants by police. A Todd spokesman explained that the American public is being victimized yearly to the extent of nearly $500 million through this form of crime. A similar study in 1934 covering 08 police department in cities of population indicated 40,000-and-up that check Rochester Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Biddinger had as their resent guests Mr. and Mrs. Jack Wagoner and family of Bethseda, Md., Mrs. Bessie Wagoner and Mrs. Marshall Carper and daughter of Plymouth. Mrs. Edwardr Hagen was hostess to her canasta club Monday afternoon. At the close of the games, the hostess served delicious refreshments. Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Biggs entertained the following guests at Sunda, dinner in honor of their daughter, Miss Delores, who left later in the day for Lackland Air | Force Base, Texas, where she will take the basic training for Air Service, Mr. and Mrs. William D. Biggs and son, David, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Biggs, Marcia, Daryl and Ricky, Mrs. Agnes Baney all of Rochester, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Picktns and son, Carl, Logansport: Frank Meiser and Mrs. Myrtle Myers, both of Culver. Jimmy D. Morris, 18, Tippecanoe was cited by State Police Friday night for reckless driving. Morris escaped injury when his car crashed into a tree on a blacktop road one and one half miles north of Athens. He is to appear in Justice James Walton's Rochest- fraud easily was the "most profitable and-by far one of the most frequently committed." State Trooper Milford Buck, said he noticed Morris' 1956 car .travel. ln e at a high rate of speed on Such crimes in the 98 cities sur-jStale Road 14, near the Fansler veyed increased an average of five Lumber Co., Rochester. Trooper per cent in one year. The study also indicated that with national check volume reaching new peaks there appeared no corresponding increase in check handling precautions by the public. George W. Adlam, consultant to Buck said he tried to catch Morris, but couldn't although his speedometer registered 110 miles an hour at or.e point. The chase ended when Morris 1 car went off the right side of the road, swerved to the left and tore to Cora Anna Ott, of Bremen, Oct. 18, 1894, who survives. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Brethren church.l Other survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Helen Burrows, Plymouth; three sons: Ralph, Osceola; John, R.R. 1, Argos, and Ernest, R.R. 1, Tippecanoe; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Two daughters and a son preceded him in death. Admissions to Woodlawn hospital are Ronald Ward, Mentone; Patricia- .Morrow, Rochester; Mrs. Maude Bell, Warsaw; William Benny,.R.R. 3; Mrs. Dean Creighbaum, Plymouth; Lyman King, R.R. 6; Donald Wilson, 412 West Fourth street. Dismissals: Heba Bailey, West Sixth street. Mr. and Mrs. John D. Eber, route 6, Rochester, announces the engagement of their daughter, Miss Sarah Eber, 120 West Navarre street, South Bend, and James E. Gentry, s.on of Mr. and Mrs. Roy M. Gentry, New Carlisle, Indiana, Miss Eber is a'graduate o£ Rochester high school and the Memorial hospital School of Nursing, South Bend, at which hospital she is presently employed. Her fiance was graduated from the New Carlisle high school. The couple plan a fall wedding. Mrs. Carl Overmyer and sons, Carl Bob and Richard Lee, and Mr. and Mrs. Harry McVay, spent Sunday in Culver. Revival services are being held each night at the Church of the Nazarene, with the Rev, Donald Keith, evangelist, speaking nightly. Services begin at 7:30 p.m. and the public is invited to attend. • The Fulton County Ground Observers Corps met at 7:30 p.m. in Rochester City Hall, Monday evening. Their job is to scan the skies for enemy planes which is a vital job. They are urgently in need of volunteers to carry on-this work: The public is invited to attend any oi their meetings. . . Mr. and Mrs, Randall Westwood and daughters, Sue and Jill, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Kreg and family of South Bend. The WSCS of the- Evangelical UB church will meet in the church parjors for their regular .'meeting Walton Diploma winners in the summer reading program a't the Walton Library to date include! Libby Wolford, Rebecca Davis, Tonia Logan, Jerry Nelson, and Dennis Rush, gold stars. And blue stars went to Linda Lytle, Brenda Metcalf, Mary K. Price, Julia Sailors. Gold stars for reading went to Judy-Ely, Bradly, Turner, Karen, Truner, Joy Erng\ Carol Schwalm, Wednesday afternoon at' 2 p.m. j Larry Dixon, Diana Dixon, Lois Mrs. Fred Gottchalk, Mrs. 1 -.Barley. Haggerty and Mrs. Fred Westwood will.be"the hostesses. The delegates from the Oakwood convention will'make theiE-.rejjorts at this meeting. „- '" •'•-.', V'' Mr. and Mrs. Bud Young'of Indianapolis were weekend. guests of .Grassmyer, Fran Snyder, Douglas Winings, Janice Higgins, Lieba Higgiris, Kathy Busch, Richard Price, -Jimmy Martin, Paul Cork, Kevin ^Turner, Cheryl Downhour, Gregg Downhour,. Vickie Scott, and Judy Brown, Walton Lodge No. 423 will meet her parents, Mr. and Mrs,'- JacobJTuesday evening at-8 o'clock for Casper, and. other relatives, returning to their home Sunday evening. • ._ Mr. and Mrs. Dale Bryant'. and- children and Mr; and Mrs. Guy Bryant spent ; Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. John Weigel.and family of Indianapolis. Mrs. Dale Bryant and children went from/ there to Terre Haute where they'will visit her father, Dr. Glen Musselman and Mrs. Musselman for a w.cek. Mr. 'Bryant will spend the next weekend with his family in Terre Haute, returning with them Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Blacketor, Mr. Ora .Mosher and Mr. and Mrs. Otis Hagen called on Mr, and Mrs. Ed Hagan, Sunday. work in the.MM degree. •Mrs. Emma Miller is a patient at St. 'Joseph hospital in Kokomo for surgery. Mrs. Bob. Bjshop and sons of San Jose, Calif., are visiting Mrs. Thelma Bishop and other relatives here and in Kokomo. • ' Mr. and. Mrs. Herbert Wendling and family visited relatives last week near Hannibal, Mo. ' Diana Tritt left Saturday to attend Girls' S^-ate at .Bloomington. a recent guest of Miss Mary Guy. A surprise birthday supper w-as held June 1 for Mrs. Mildred Miller.-, Mrs. Mary peters was hostess. Honored guest was the recipient of many cards.and gifts. Guests were Georgia Miller and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Keitzer and family of Logansport; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carter, Mr. and Mrs. Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribun* Thr«e Delphi Mrs. Elizabeth Rice, 90, who fell recently and fractured her hip was brought in the Eikenberry ambulance, to her home on route2 Flora, from the Home hospital. George . Edwards, arraigned in City court here Friday, charged on Harold O'Blenis, Mr. and Mrs. j two counts was given a fine of $25 Elmer Shuman, Mrs. Mary Fair, Mrs. Thelma Bishop, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Ramer and Mr. and Mrs. Homer Martin. Willing Workers of the Methodist church will have their class meeting Friday in the home of Mrs. Flora Wedner. Mrs. Sarah Cook is co-hostess. and costs for disorderly conduct and fined. $100'and costs on charges of assult and battery. Total fines and costs amounted to $178.50. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Larimore and family have returned from Homestead, Fla. to their home in west Delphi. Douglas McCain, Purdue student, Mr. and Mrs. Laddie Shuman (has accepted a position at Miller's Her trip is sponsored by Legionl Paige, a guest. and Larry Akers have returned home from visiting relatives in Huntington, West Virginia. Mrs. Fern Kaufman was hostess (for the Thimble club meeting held in her home. Occasion was the 92nd birthday of Miss Louisa Schwalm. Contest awards were made to Mrs. Mae Logan, Mrs. Helen Huffman, and Mrs. Marie Kai.ser. Olhi ers present were Mesdames Flora Small, Thelma Bishop, Bea Small, Nora Erny, Grace Hall, and Earl Auxiliary of Walton. ' Mr. .and Mrs. Virgil Turner and Mrs. -Bob Hudson have returned home 'from visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. M, Kline of Johnstown, Pa. Mrs. Mae Becky, Mrs. Helen Orton Zent and son, Mike, were Yohn,, Mrs. Adah Bowyer, Mrs. the Todd Check Fraud Laboratory,!"" l50 fecl ot Ience ™ th « Spur said the second survey was be-j k ™ 11 ™ ™ * thcn c °' ing undertak-en because, apart' from the earlier study, "check fraud statistics are not available anywhere—not even in the yearly FBI report." A man has tact who won't change his mind but will change the subject. TO AI.I, PKIISO.-VS INTKIIK.VI'KJJ I.v TUB I-:.STA'J'J3 OK KI.IIOY U. CltlTKS, DKCKiVNKIl Notice Is hereby Klv«n thut Hur- ohl D«an Criles ami ILlL-tiiu-d Duh> CrHfcx, HH Co-Admlnl.s-tratorN of the above named estutc., liavi in-usciu- erl and filed their final account in 'final KCttlCMiient of aa!d c.nalc, and that the name will nume u;> Cur lite examination arid ac-tf'in of said Circuit Court. 0:1 the 3rd day of July. 1957, at which tline all jjurxonj; interested In said estate arc required to appear in KUlil court and show cau.se, If any tliere bo, wiry Kltid account Hhovild not bo approved. And the heir. 1 * of *ald iJuL-uilcrit and all others tntercML'd aro ulno required to appear and rnakn proof of their helrshlii or claim to any part of said estate. JIAUOL.W UKA.V CRITKS, (Jo-Admlnlslrator. HICUATin DAI.!-: (.mi'L'KK, Co-Administrator. LESTER K. W1NSLOW. Attorney. Cause Number 14010. eel back to the right side of the road and smashed into a tree. An estimated damage to the car was S600. Funeral services were held at the Walnut Church of the Brethren for Frank Mowiser, 86, who had resided in Argos for the past 53 years. The Rev. Roy Richley officiated with burial in the adjoining cemetery.- Mr. Mowiser died at 1.20 p.m. Saturday at his home in Argos; from a heart attack. He had been ill 10 weeks. He was born to Mr. and Mrs. Mathias Mowiser, July 12, 1870, in Woosler, Ohio. He was married AUTHORS WANTED 8Y N. Y. PUBLISHER New Yorlc, N. Y. — One ot the nation's largest book publishers ifi .veeklr.fi 1 m/inu.scrlpty of all ty.pes— flc-Jon. non-t'lction. iiootry. Special attention to new wrltprK. If your work l.s ready for publication, senO for booklet NP-81—It's tree. Vant;IK<! Press, 120 W. 31st St.. New I York 1. 409-475 E. BROADWAY DIAL 4166 WEDNESDAY * * * THREE STAR VALUES Wrislcy's VERI-SOFT BATH CRYSTALS Reg. 2 large bags, $1.38 plus tax SI 20 Wednesday only 2 bjigs, *^ plus tax COSMETICS - FIRST FLOOR 30'EXTENSION CORD 30 feet o£ heavy duty cord with socket (For numerous uses about the home) $2.95 Value Wed. Only DOMESTICS - FIRST FLOOR $1.00 American Golfer SAILING BLUES DRESSES » v Cotton Denim Dresses in cap sleeve and sleeveless models Blue, Black Brown and Red Reg. 8.95, 9.95, 10.95 Wed Only Sizes 10—20 — Not all sizes SPORTSWEAR - SECOND FLOOR $4.00 Shop ALL DAY Wednesday, when it's easier to find parking space! Saturday dinner guests of her sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. William Wagoner. Dr. and Mrs. E. F. Reuter entertained to Sunday dinner, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Shull-of Columbia, Indiana, and Mrs. Ted Davis and daughter, Janet. Hall-a Lewis, Mrs. Anna.Duckworth Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Finney and family have returned home from a week's visit with relatives at Lake Charles, La. Mike Sailors, son of Mr. and Mrs. J-. T. Sailors, cut his toes in a power mower Saturday a 1 , his home. He was taken to Memorial and'Mrs. Catherine Com attended] hospital for treatment. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Evans have returned home from visiting relatives in Idaho and Colorado. the Cass County Federation of clubs picnic at Riverside Park. D. and 0. Club will meet Friday evening in the home of Mrs. Earl Pu-rcell. mai-sarw Rh-oda Guy of Terre Haute was Keod the LlQSSITied AdSDarragh is Chic'ago high school, who is tptnd-'" ing her summer vacation here with • her mother, Mrs. Louise Darragb on South Indiana street. Mrs. R. L. Sieber and her molh- er, Mrs. Arthur Ritchcy, accompanied the former's daughter, Mis*' Sue Ann Sieber to Bloomington Saturday where she is attending Girls' State. Others from Delphi who are attending Girls' State ar» Kay Clawsen arid Ettola Armstrong. Mill drive-in at the "Y" west of Delphi. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom McCain of North Wilson ] street, Delphi. Miss Mary Cochrane, local librarian, is improving at Rochester, Minn. She is now able to go to her meals at the Zumbro hotel, according to word received here by Mrs. Robert Sieber, a member of the Library board. The eighth annual reunion of the family of tlie late Jcsiah and Belle Oyler will be held at the Flora Community park Sunday,.June 30. A basket dinner will be served all 12:30 p.m. Carl Flora is president! of the association and Mrs. Carl] Flora is secretary. David Boone, 83, of 2121 Elk St., Lafayette is the only living member of the immediate family. He is the father' of Larry Boone of Delphi. Mrs. I Vancie Crumpapker of Delphi is another local member of the family. Mrs. Ed Schwendemann of Highland was a luncheon guest of Miss Friday. THE RIGHT MAN ' JERSEY CITY, N.J.—When outgoing Mayor Bernard J. Berry was asked who he felt could best carry on the policies ot his administration, he answered: "Me." Instant Taste" is gone! 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