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December 24, 1957

Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 81

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A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE THE LOGANSPOET PHAROS-TRIBUNE A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE Woman Lives Normally Despite Loss of Arms MENPHIS. Tenn. — Time has I garet was completely dependent on mellowed Mrs. Martin Chanin. > others. Fifteen years ago, she prayed! T |, e doctor made his wife her for death. Today, she can look fj rst artificial arm, so she could back without despair on the accident which cost her both arms. "Perhaps my life is richer," arms. I might ried." hold the baby they expected. Drives Auto Mrs. Chanin quickly became pro- icient with her mechanical "Now I do practically every- lt was the summer of 1941 that | thing except dress myself and Mrs Chanin, then Miss Margaret : comb my hair," she said. "My Jones, a dental student at the;husband does that." University of Texas, was injured.! Mrs. Chanin drives her own spe- Siie and a group of friends had cially equipped car, keeps house, anchored their sailboat in San Jacinto Bay. Margaret and her date decided to go for a swim. Mrs. Chanin jumped into the water and grabbed the steel anchor chain. Her date started tugging at her arm. At that moment, a breeze rocked the boat and the mast grazed some power lines, strung' from shore and does her own grocery buying and cooking. She writes letters with the pen held firmly in her teeth. Plea Made for Better Treatment of Jurors LOS ANGELES—An expert in jury selection says citizens chosen for jury duty should get higher pay and more considerate treat- rnent. Dr. Ellis E. McCune of Occidental College said jury duty has become so undesirable that it "is difficult to assert that jury panels represent the community at large.' McCune recommended more pay and for appearance when sum- mpned rather than actual trial service, shortening jury service periods and making better use of jurors. "Jurors' pay in California now ranges from $3 to $6 per day, plus mileage one way," the expert said, "This does not begin to offset the .l\J lllllllj' J II 1IC1 LU^Lll. ., . tl Mrs. Chanin's most delightful! - oss ot wa g €s suffered, conquest over handicap came when she got her driver's license. The state highway patrolman was dubious, even after she had passed the written test. Pepper Production Exceeds Record WASHINGTON — The Agriculture Department reported world pepper production in 1956 at 189,000,000 pounds, exceeding estimated prewar (1935-39) production for the first time. India was the largest producer; Indonesia the leading exporter. The United Stales which boughl 39,600,000 pounds of pepper last year, is the world's largest importer. Most of the pepper in world trade is produced in Indonesia Sarawak, India, and Ceylon. Small quantities also are produced in Indonesia, Malaya, Thailand, Madagascar, the Belgian Congo, the British Southern Cameroons, Mexico and Brazil. India produced 71,900,000 pounds of pepper in 1956, compared with Indonesia's 52,400,000 pounds. Automobiles Spur Train Engineer to Action WHEELING, W. Va.—Pennsylvania Railroad engineer B. C. McQuay reached the limit of his patience recently in something of a turnabout concerning blocked railroad tracks. McQuay sat in the cab of his engine ready to pull a freight train out of the yard here, but he could not start. There were two automobiles on (he track in front of him. After an hour's delay, McQuay climbed down from the cab, went to a nearby telephone and called police. Patrolman- Paul Futey arrived, put tickets on the two vehi cles, then ordered them lowed away. WINS CASE FARGO, N. D.—Ned Nation, a laborer from Slarks, La., declined to have an attorney when he was charged with auto theft. "I am perfectly capable of representing myself," he told the judge. Xation cross-examined the two prosecution witnesses and rested his case wilhout testifying himself or presenting any witnesses. The judge ruled there was insufficient evidence to hold Nation and ordered him freed. Nine of every 10 women in the United States have worked, are working or will work sometime during their lives, the New York State Commerce department reports. across part of the bay. ' Then they got into her car, and The young man was killed in- the trooper told her to drive stantly. Mrs. Chanin was pulled I around the block, from the water, both arms badly When they arrived back at pa- burned. Back To School Three weeks later, when she came to in the hospital, Mrs. trol headquarters, the trooper took off his hat. Lady, mind if I tell you something?" he said. "You're the best Chanin realized both her arms'driver I ever saw." had been amputated. ; • It was then that she prayed for I HEIFER COST death. ' | ITHACA, N.Y. — Cornell Uni- But her sister, Mrs. W. B. Thorn-'vers-ity agricultural economist C. Ing of Houtson, Tex., and her D. Kearl says it costs $300 to raise mother, Mrs. R. H. Jones of Os-! a heifer. The professor said a re- ceola, Ark., refused to let her retreat into a shell. "They made me dress like a cent survey showed that about a sixth of the cost goes for farm labor while about $160 goes for fashion plate," Mrs. Chanin recall-j feeding the heifer 400 pounds of ed. They talked her into going milk, 1,700 pounds of grain and back to school, and she won three j more than four tons of hay and college degrees. silage. Six years after the mishap, Margaret met and married Dr. Martin Chanin. They now heve two sons, Philip, 8. and Robert, 6. When she married Chanin, Mar- BAND NOTE LINCOLN, Neb. — A swing band at the Nebraska Penitentiary is known as "The Felonaires." YULFTIDE GREETINGS Our sinter e thanks to all oof kind frierids for iheir continued pcrtrortage and out best wish** (of a bappy holiday. Asa Smith Drug Store 300 West Market Street * il '^ Tlere's hoping that all your dreams for a •„ *•"'*• joyous holiday come true, leaving you with V j^'. o , only the happiest of memories to treasure. A .^ -*,. Chronicle Printins Co. QUALITY PRINTING IS NOT EXPENSIVE PU O ne 4362 ' "One 1-JUi IRENE'S PANTRY 713 North Third St. Again we extend the Season's Greetings and o-uf Best Wished YOUNG'S TEXACO SERVICE STATION 13th and Market St. FRUIT CAKE It was the Romans that originated fruit cake. Almonds were added to the rich spices to symbolize the pain and pleasure of life. MOUNTAIN ROAD NORTH ADAMS, Mais — A loll j road may be constructed ever Massachusetts' highest mountain. The road, suggested as a tourist' attraction, would run across 3,500- foot Mt. Greylock between Willi- amslown and Lanesboro. It would be about 15 miles long and would cost about 10 million dollars. A special package *f happy holiday wl»h«»j BARBER'S SEWING SUPPLY 318 E. Broadway Phone 4454 r?* greeting* and our thank* to all our friend* ivhote patronage we value to highly! We're all aglow with warm withe* for a holiday full of love, joy and good cheer I STONEY PIKE MARKET E. Main Street j- BE MODERN — CALL MODERN PHONE 3258 Modern Plumbing & Heating 3H Fitth Street Chas. J. Schmidt Betty J. Schmidt At «his glad B«« of year, may yo« aod all llwwc 4&>t W> b« ricUy blessed with th* deep, abiding joys of GmsUwe*. ^Vnd may ihc spirit of tbe Christmas story fill y<mr beatt« wttk happiness...wilb faith and hope for a fwlure of "Peace on Earth, Good Will toward Men." £ LOGANSPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY

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