Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on November 19, 1957 · Page 16
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 16

Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, November 19, 1957
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Will Ebtteen Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Trfcww Reach Accord To End Threat Of Rail Strike 15 Unions Come To Agreement On Santa Fe Railway CHICAGO (UP) —'Federal Mediator Francis A. O'Neill Jr. today said an agreement has been! sV reached between 15 non-operating I railroad unions and the Santa -Fe| Railway, ending a threatened walkout. O'Neill, chairman of the National Mediation Board, said representatives of both'sides came to terms after prolonged conferences at 2:00 a.m. c.s.t Chief union negotiator George E. Leighty termed the agreement a "victory for the organization" and said it provides for the union shop and includes no reference to the use of union funds for political purposes. Fred G. Gurley, chief executive officer of the Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe, said the agreement provides that all present 'non-union employes and new employes will not be required to become tn}\ members, but will be required to pay dues, fees' and assessments. Strike action which would have crippled the railroad's operation had been set for this Friday, -Iol- lowing a referendum in which the union members voted for the walkout. The 15 non-operating unions, with a membership of about 42,000, expected other railway em- ployes to respect their picket lines. Although management had agreed earlier to the union shop, the union had held out for deletion of a clause saying union funds HAD IN SlAYINO-John Law- lence Miller, 15, according to police in Reno, Nev., confessed that he killed Laura Helen "Wetzel. 2, near Lo» Angeles, because "I telt like I wanted to kill »omebody." The capture halted his plan* for other slaT- ings. He fled from his parents in Long Beach, Calii., while on, leare from a reform school where he was held for robber*. Legion Commander Is Hospitalized INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — American Legion national headquarters said today that National Commander John S. Gleason Jr., is in St. Francis Hospital at Evanston, 111., for treatment of phlebitis. Gleason 'was scheduled to participate in an annual three-day meeting of the legion's National Executive Committee here beginning Wednesday. His illness prevented his appearance, but headquarters spokesmen said Gleason would address the group by telephone from the hospital. Cafeteria Supper. and Bazaar,. Wednesday evening, Nov. 20. Serving 5:30 to 7:30 at Burnettsville Brethren church. Tuesday Evening, November 19, J8JT. TRAIN OVERPARKS CHICAGO (UP) — Policeman Myron Roseman got some strenuous exercise Monday in a successful effort to issue a traffic ticket. He raced after and leaped aboard a moving freight train to ticket the conductor after a motorist complained the train had stopped and held up traffic at a railroad time. crossing for too long a Thank You .Mere words are inadequate to Blue Cross Plans No Fee Increases INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — Blue Cross Hospital Service told its members today no increase in fees is planned "immediately" because the corporation has been found liable for state gross income taxes. In letters to members, executive director Guy W. Spring said: "From recent publicity, some of our groups have gained the impression that Blue Cross membership fees are to be immediately poses. Gurley said that a different couU not be used for political pur- i ncre ased, because of the payment of gross income tax. This is not true. "The current payment of gross income tax. does increase our operating cost, but this increase is not sufficiently large to necessitate any immediate .action." clause is directed to the question of "possible use of dues for political purposes," although the word "political" does not appear. The agreement stipulates in this connection that a neutral arbitrator can pass upon facts, but "not open questions in connection with legally permissable limits of the agreement under applicable law." This clause, a Sarua Fe spokesman said, leaves the way open for a court test which presumably would have to be initiated by an employe. QUEIN STEPS OUT-Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain it shown on her arrival at Olympia, London, for a tour ot the building exhibition. Tha Queen's outfit consists of a short hip-length, three-button jacket; straight skirt and » Persian lamb shawl collar and purse-muff. (International) Colder Trend Due in State Merrury Dropping After High Splurge By UNITED PRESS Snow flurries in the north and "a few snow flakes" in the central portion were scheduled to feature a much colder trend in Indiana weather today. The mercury climbed into the 60s "or at least to 59, over the entire state Monday in what may be the season's last fling with mild temperatures. It was 63 a.t Evans- vine, 61 at Fort Wayne, 60 at Indianapolis and 59 at South' Bend. Then the temperature fell into the low 30s during thfe night and two days of rains ended. It was 31 at Lafayette, 32 at South Bend, Indianapolis and Fort Wayne, and 35 at Evansville this morning. A high of 32-freezing was due in the north today, 35 in the central and south, with temperatures falling to 24 or 25 by Wednesday morning. Highs Wednesday will be only a few degrees warmer than Tuesday's peak readings. Gusty winds blew the chill temperatures into Hoosierlarid. There was little damage from the wind, although gusts as high as 46 miles per hour were recorded at South Bend and 40 at Fort Wayne. But at Lafayette, wind blew down the 225-foot radio antenna of the Indiana State Police Post Monday night. The tower fell across U.S. 52 at the city's northeast edge and blocked traffic two hours before the debris was pulled out of the way. Power and phone lines also were severed as the tower fell. Additional rain fell over the state during the 24-hour period ending this morning, 'including 1.16 inches at West Baden, nearly an inch at Evansville, Bedford and other points, and onepfourth to one- half inch at South Bond, Fort Wayne, Lafayette, Columbus, Terre Haute, Crawfordiiville and other areas. Work was started to tear down this "Snack Shack" in Camden, where area residents for 50 years have gathered to discuss politics, baseball, elections. In its place, owner John Case will build a new structure. A group of Camden citizens pose in front before razing work started. • • (Pharos-Tribune Photo-Engraving.) 13 Injured in Rail Accident Cotton Belt Line 'Trains 'Sideswipe' GORHAM, 111. (.UP)—At least 13 passengers on a Cotton Belt Line train were injured early today when the southbound passenger train was "sideswiped" by a diesel freight near here. The injured were taken to hospitals in Murphysboro and Chester. None was reported in serious condition. Officials of the Cotton Belt Line said there were only 27 passengers on the train when the accident occurred. They said the freight sideswiped the second baggage car as the and two coaches. Jackson County Deputy Sheriff Ray Varher said three diesel units pulling the MO-car freight were derailed. He said there was considerable damage to equipment but the passenger train was expected to resume its' scheduled run "in a few hours." . Railroad officials said an investigation jvas underway to t determine responsibility for the accident. At least nine-of the injured were hospitalized at St. Andrew's Hospital, Murphysboro. They were: Mrs. Floyd Saul, 43, Stuttgart, Ark., probable broken leg and shock. Archie Wade, 65, Jonesboro, Ark., cuts and bruises left arm and leg. William R. Cunningham, 42, brakeman, Jonesboro, Ark., -in- injured left leg. Mrs. Frank Popler,. 65, Stuttgart, Ark., injury to right chest. Miss Alice McKelvey, 25, Pine Bluff, Ark., neck injury. Eerie Glow Convicts 2 Of Robbery LAFAYETTE (TIP) - Theyj turned the lights off in Lafayette City Court .Monday and an eerie glow shone about the room. The glow was just what police needed to convict Roy L. Goodman,'19, and Ralph Burkhardt, 20. on charges of robbing city parking meters. Goodman and Burkhardt were arrested as suspects in the regular raiding of coin boxe,s in the meters. Police had dusted meters with a powder sensitive to ultraviolet rays, in an effort to trap the thieves. When the lights were doused in court, and an ultraviolet unit was turned on, with Goodman and standing before the I Thank You I wish to thank all my friends who sent cards, gifts and flowers to me during my stay in the hos- jital, also the Christian Ladies for! :heir delicious box o£ cookies, was deeply .touched by the many acts of kindness, and thank you from the bottom of my heart. —Mrs. Lula Bowman. express my sincere appreciation to the St. Joseph's hospital per sonnel. Dr. E. L. Hedde and to ihe many kind friends and organj. zations who sent me cards, flowers, gifts and paid personal visits while I was confined lo the hospital. Your wonderful kindnesses wiU never be forgotten. Mary Derby DIES OF EXPOSURE RUSHVILLE (UP)-The body of William Goodman, 78, Rushvflle, was found in a field near the Rush County Fairgrounds Monday and Coroner Robert Johnson said an autopsy indicated Goodman died of exposure Sunday. RHOADS KLEVER RUG KLEANERS And Upholstery Cleaning Guaranteed Phone 4530 In Memory In loving memory of Our Dear Husband and Father, Datie McGuire, who passed away one year ago today, November 19, 19^56. Sadly missed by wife and children. Card of Thanks We express our thanks to Dr. Wilson, St. Joseph hospital staff, Rev. Grant, Chase-Miller funeral home, pallbearers, R. B. M., friends and neighbors of the east end and south side and others for their many acts of kindness, extended us during the illness and loss of our husband, father and brother. —Iva Haas, > Carolyn Larrison, Glen Ann Spencer, Cleo Shortis. bench, a glow came from their hair, their clothing, even coins in their pockets. Guilty, said the jucge. Twenty days in jail. STOKER Arrest Deserter i JASONYI'LLE, ind. (UP)—The FBI today announced the. arrest of Frank Francis, IS, at the home of his parents.near here on desertion charges. Authorities said Francis, arrested by State Police and FBI agents, deserted from the U.S. Navy at Great Lakes, HI., last Sept. 4. He was turned -over to naval authorities in Terre Haute. BEAT COLD WEATHER With ALUMINUM STORM WINDOWS AND DOORS PHONE 3666 FOR FREE ESTIMATE Route I Want big car room without "big car appetite"? Want small car economy without tiny interiors? Cetthe Bertof Both: Get all-new jet stream styling, all-pew pushbutton feature*. Get easiest driving, parking, garaging. Geta'58 Rambler, that costs least to run, brings most when you trade! - R & R MOTOR SALES I. Main-Next WSAt logetnsport Phono 4341 MARTY'S SALES '& SERVICE 330 Welter Street 'Logansport Phone 2570 BUAOSC ITUADS QMUTV! I Refined to give you extra 1 I low ash and extra heat- I ing hours. .Correct clink- I erg, fragile coke, all the I convenience a stoker I owner wants. Try it — } you'll seel Labels tell you it's genuine Great Heart Super Stoker coal. LOGAN FUEL & ICE, Inc. "The Home of Quality Coal" 801 Erie Dial 3133 * Building * Repairing * Remodeling Courteous - Efficient CALL us; Home Improvement loans Can Be Arranged WM. P. LONER & SONS, INC GENERAL CONTRACTORS 900-22nd St. Phone 3138 i LITTLE PLUMBER fTUEKEY ON THE TABLE, TASTY 7HINSS TO E4T- f PLUMBING THAT IS MODERN, LIFE IS GOOD AND SWEET THANKSGIVING SEE OUR DISPLAY OF BIRCH KITCHEN CABINETS Glum 3€»58 ACOUSTICON'S FREE GIFT FOR THE HARD OF HEARING •We recently investigated a simple, new and inexpensive telephone attachment 'that can help anyone hear better on the telephone, whether they use a hearing aid or not. REGULAR HEARING AID SERVICE CLINIC Hotel Baiiies, Logansport Thursday, Nov. 21sl/—10 a.m. to 6 p.m. We would prefer, for purely economic reasons, that only the hard of hearing ask for the FREE GIFT. ACOU5TICON OF FRANKFORT M. C. Murphy, Dist. 1003 E. Walnut Frankfort Ind. TIPTON LODGE NO. 33 FAMILY NIGHT Carry-In Dinner & Hard times party at 6:30 P.M. WED., NOV. 20. ALL MASONS & FAMILIES INVITED dog patch allay hard times party—tote in yer own vlttels ceptln meat, bread & coffee, don't kum in no (ancle stor-bout cloze— square dancin'—city fok singin' 'n carrien on—cake walk—hog callin' contest. Slio miff ya all betfah kum OWEN LOUIS SHANTEAU, W.M. Due to the death of our beloved daughter Our Studio will be closed until Saturday, Nov. 23rd LIPSCOMB PHOTO STUDIO 712 W.Miami WEDNESDAY SPECIALS YEUOW CRIIK Old Fashion Head Cheese A Complete Line of Dietetic Foods CANDY - COOKfES - FRUITS - JELLY - POP Thank You) 1 DAY PHOTO FINISHING SBRVKE AND PHOTO SUPPIKS Amerkan Expren Money Order* At Ai Time* SMITH'S MARKET NOT THE BIGGEST-BUT THE BUSIEST 17th and George St. Phone 3378 Open Until 10 p.m.—Sunday! and Weekdays CHICKEN PIE SUPPER and Food Sale Thursday, Norembtr Zl 5 to 7 P.M. WheaUand Avenue Methodist Church Adults—11.00 Children—50c LANDSCAPING Service Is Our Most Important Product RESTYLE THAT OLD FUR! CALL US: Logan Fur Service High AMERICAN LANDSCAPING CO., IDC. E. City Limits, Peru Ph. EN-1-4260 ONLY WOLF GIVES YOU BLUE HEAT Premium Fuel Oil Additive that ativrtf cl*trn*r, m*r« •ffici«nt h«af/ *t t«vmgt vp te 20% RED STAMPS ;ON CASH PURCHASES) For the tarn* price at ordinary fuel oil WOLF COAL & SUPPLY Due to the death of our father, Candfdo Donate DONATO'S ITALIAN VILLAGE will be closed until further notice. « 49c helpful service 10 all... A policy of helpful service is extended to all lo- gansport families, whatever their religious or fraternal affiliations . . . and regardless of financial status. Our service assures a memorial tribute of beauty and distinction at prices within the means of all. Funeral Services 527 E. Broadway Merrill Miller Director Phone 3355 Paul Cooke Licensed Funeral Dir. at.... 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