Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on November 21, 1957 · Page 2
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 2

Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, November 21, 1957
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Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Terre Haute Gl's Children Killed In Fire JUNCTION CITY, Kan. CUP)— Fire destroyed a trailer home Wednesday and killed two children of a soldier from Terrr Haute, Ind. ' The victims were Sharon Web• ster, 4, and her sister, Virginia Lee, 5, daughters of SPC 3rd Cl. Jerry Webster, 27. . . Geary County Sheriff Vance Collins said the children's mother, Wilma, 23, awakened and saw flames and smoke near a fuel oil heater. She roused her husband, who grabbed two other children, Mike, 2, and Sherry, 6, and ran toward the door. When the door was opened the Interior burst into flames. Webster tried to reenter the trailer but was driven back by fire, Collins said. A neighbor also tried to rescue the other two children but the heat was too intense. Driver In Hospital After Car-Truck Wreck On Strawtown Pike PERU—Harold Ewer, 48, of 5.15 West Seventh street, was reported in a satisfactory condition i* Dukes hospital Wednesday evening after he was injured in a car-truck accident which occurred at 9:30 H.m. Wednesday. He sustained cuts about the face, hands, and left leg and a possible mild concussion. Roy Miller, 56, of Bunker Hill, driver of the truck, received a bruised chest but did not require hospitalization.' The accident cc curred four miles south of Pe:ru on the Strawtown Pike. State Trooper Robert McGowan reported that Miller, driving south started to make a right hand tuirr into a private driveway when Ewer's southbound car smashec into the left side of the truck. Ewer's car was demolished, Damage to the truck was estimated at $200. Cass County Resident Passes Away At 79 Mrs. Rose Hassett, 79, of 320 Linden avenue, passed away at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday at St. Elizabeth's hospital in Lafayette. She was a lifelong resident of Cass county. The deceased was born Feb. 16, 1878, the daughter of Theodore and Lucinda (Neff) Minneman. Her marriage was to William Hassett Who preceded her in death in 1955. Survivors are: two sons, Francis, of Lafayette and Theodore of Vallejo, Cal.; two sisters, Mrs. Bruce Farrell of Indianapolis and Mrs. Jessie Asire of Chicago. Six grandchildren and several nieces and tephews also survive. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. at St. Bridget's church with the Rev. Father Francis Meehan officiating. Burial will be in St. Vincent's cemetery. The rosary will be read at 8:30 Friday evening at the: Kroeger funeral home. Friends! may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. Thursday. Cancel Handley's Talk Because Of Conflict INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — Governor Handley's "state of the Unon" television talk next Tuesday night was postponed Wednesday because it conflicted with the third in President Eisenhower's television talk series. Handley had planned to review the first year of his administration in a talk over 18 Indiana stations at 8 p.m. But it was the exact hour the President was scheduled to speak. No new date for Handley's appearance was announced. Cass Youth Entered In Grain, Hay Show Maurice Frantz, 17, Walton, will be among the corn exhibitors in the International Grain and Hay Show during the International Livestock Exposition in the Chicago Amphitheatre Nov. 29 to Dec. 7. The Walton youth, who was a regional winner in the Grain and Hay Show in 1954, will be competing for the title of Corn Prince. The grain show will be housed in Donovan Hall, theatre addition, newest Amphi- and will, include nearly i,5M crop samples frcm 24 states and five Canadian provinces. INFANT DIES PERU—Graveside services will Worker Injured As He Falls Beneath Truck James Nickels, 27, of route 5, city, wasi nf air condition in St. Joseph'sh ospital after being run over by at ruck about 5:30 Wednesday a fternoon near Twelve Mile. According to reports, Nickels tried to jump into the moving truck, slipped and fell beneath there ar wheels which passed over his body. He was brought to Logansport by a fellow worker. He is in the hospital awaiting X-ray examination on Thursday. HITS PARKED CAK A minor accident at the corner of Twenty-second and Spear streets occurred Wednesday. Mrs. Rive Carruthers, 47, oJ 524 Fifteenth street turned right onto Spear street from Twenty-second and hit a parked car owned by Seth Huddleston, of 2126 Spear street. Mrs. Carruthers' car sustained a dented right front fender and the Huddleston car suffered a damaged left rear end. STATE 1.3 Million 100% FEDERAL {Civilian) 2.5 Million 100% LOCAL 4.0 Million 100% PUBLIC EMPLOYES—Here ia how the nearly 8,000,000 p«blic em- ployes in the O. S. were divided among federal, state and local governments in. 1956. Figures do not include school board members or employes of contractors or other persons serving tho government on a contract basis. This chart waa compiled by the National Industrial Conference board, New York, from Bureau of Census figures. be held at Mount Hope cemetery at 2 p.m. Thursday for the infant daughter of Ollie E. and Margaret E. (Vance) Miller, 119 West Eighth street. The baby died at birth at Dukes hospital at 8:32 a.m. Wednesday. Survivors include the parents, a half-sister, Mrs. Mary Radersdorf of Mont j ce n 0> ents. the grandpar- The Drake-Flowers funeral home has charge of the arrangements. ney at his sister's home. WINDOW SHATTERED Mrs. Ray Galbreath, 106 Piark avenue, reported fo police that the window in her garage was broken by vandals. She said that it appeared that an air rifle had been used to break the pane. It was the second time that the window had been broker. 1 in such a maniner in the past several weeks. WRECK OF THE "BED WING"—Firefighters and rescue squads go to work on the smnshed-U]) Montreal-to-Boston express train "Ked Wing" In Medford, Mass. The crack 11-car train roared off the tracks at 70 miles an hour at an 18-foot overpass. The engineer and fireman of the "lied Wing" killed and 19 of 200 passengers injured. • (International.) her home Wednesday in the Foster and Good ambulance, from the Woodlawn hospital. Mrs. Emma Louderback was hostess Tuesday afternoon to the Women's Benefit Association when it convened in her home at 2 p.m. The order of business was presided over by the president, Mrs. Vern Sanders. The secretary's report and report of the treasurer were given by Mrs. Ed Delp and Mrs. Karl Hartung, respectively. The group made a cash donation to the Salvation Army. ' Plans were made for the Christmas party to be held Dec. 17, in the home of Mrs. Karl Hartung. A Christmas carry-in dinner will be served at 12 o'clock noon. A 50c grab bag will be a feature of enjoyment. Mrs. Fred Westwood presented the entertainment for the afternoon, with Mrs. Hartung winning the door prize and Mrs. James Charters, the contest prize. Refreshments were served by the hostess. Tuesday evening the Rochester PAST LEGION COMMANDER: Military Occupation of Moon Possible INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — Erie Cocke Jr., Dawson, Ga., past national commander of the American Legion, Wednesday said the military occupation of the rnoon is today only a plan, but it may be the reality of tomorrow. Cocke sounded the warning in a talk before the Legion's National Executive Committee meeting in annual session .here. Cocke has just returned from a tour of Soviet Russia. "Whoever gets to the moon first will rule the world," he said. Cocke said it is a "frightening prospect" to think of "Jovian atomic thunderbolts hurled at the earth from a military base on the moon. If the Communists get there Hungary a year ago was told and expected to meet the American Army outside of Budapest," he said. "When the American Army failed to materialize, the Reds took great credit for winning a war even to the jpoint of passing out medals." Earlier the National Execu- Rochester Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Cann are enroute to Havana, Cuba, by plane for a visit with their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Schall and family. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Powell had such an attack to force the surrender of every nation on this earth." Cocke said military occupation of the moon is "just as feasible scientifically and technologically as the launching of satellite bases in outer space." "To win this most titanic con- tive Committee adopted a report-as their_'weekend guests, Dr._and criticizing the Eisenhower admin- " istration for cutting defense budgets. The report said the program "should be plar.ne-1 on the basis of survival, as a free nation and not on the expediencies of the moment". The report went on to "deplore the apparent lack of information first, they will use the threat of provided by secun'.y agencies'" in the Suez Canal and Egyptian in cidents. It urged adoption of compulsory universal military training and the granting of federal funds to enable students to study science and take part in research. The report also called for recog nition of the value of civil defense test in human history, the people 1 and "Immediate restoration of of America will have to mobilize I funds cut from the reserve forces all their human and physical re- program." sources and accept sacrifices • Another resolution adopted by which we cannot as yet measure," le said. Cocke said he learned in Russia hat "America lost a war that he didn't know we had even fought." "Every Russian that went into I Korean conflict. the committee decreed that the Legion's Distinguished Service Medal be awarded posthumously to the unknown soldier of World War I, World War H and the •Mrs. Glen Musselman of Terre Haute. Mr. and. Mrs. John Hiatt were in Indianapolis Monday attending the annual state convention of the Indiana Monument Builders Association. Wednesday Nov. 20, is the 83rd anniversary of the birth of twin sisters, Mrs. Sarah E. Merley, Akron anrf Mrs. Mary J. Miller, Twelve Mile, who were born on a farm near Fort Wayne. The ladies celebrated their anniversary Sunday at the Lake Manitou home of Mrs. Merley's son, Roy, where Mrs. Merley is living this winter. Others present to help them celebrate were Mrs. Miller's daughter, Alma, of Twelve Mile, and Mrs. Merley's daughter, Mrs. Everett Plotner of Akron, and Dorothy Pratt of Twelve Mile, a niece of the honored ladies. The Zimmerman Brothers ambulance took Mrs. John 0'Ka.ne and baby from the Woodlawn hospital to their home at Lake Manitou, Tuesday evening. Mrs. Milo Swango was taken to 409-415 E. Broadway. Dial 4166 SHOP-Mon., Toss., Wed., Thurs., Sat., 9-5 ... Friday 9-9. NO CARPET WEARS LIRE CARPET MADE OF 100% NYLON • Permanent Texture • Resistance To Matting • Easier Cleaning • New Hi-Lo Loop Pile •• Solid Colors • Tweed Effects WHETHER YOU ARE BUDGET CONSCIOUS OR JUST PLAIN THRIFTY See this Wonderful New 100% VIRGIN NYLON CARPET By CROFT CARPET MILLS. Let Us Tell You How Much Better This Carpet Is Than Other Broa'dloom Carpets Selling Tor Much More Money—100% Nylon Carpet Will Out Wear Other Carpets, And It Will Crush Less Because Nylon Has Greater Resiliency Than Other Carpet Fibers. Permanent Dyes Mean That It Will Clean Beautifully Too. Hi-Lo Texture Goes With Traditional Or Modern. 12 & 15 Ft. Widths. 3-Tweeds: Black & White, Brown & White, Beige and White. Also 5 Solid Colors: Beige, Grey, Sandalwood, Cocoa and Off-White. 9'xl2' 102.00 12'x 112' 136.00 12'xlS' 170.00 SPECIAL Introductory Offer Use Our Home Plan Account? GOLDEN RULE FLOOR COVERING DEPT. - THIRD FLOOR - DIAL 41 66 the Fulton BUB 'Sunday school of •the Rochester Trinity church. This get together was the culmination of a contest between the two church schools for attendance, with Rochester being the loser, and accordingly, were to entertain the Fulton group. Myron Berkheiser, Rochester BUB Sunday School Superintendent •welcomed the guests and the Fulton' Superintendent, Everett Flora, gave the response. A film was shown by the Rev. F. I. Wilmert on "The First Step" which was most instructive. At the close of the meeting refreshments were served. Sunday evening at 7:30 o'clock the Union Thanksgiving service will be held in the -Evangelical United Brethren church with the Rev. C. A. Underwood, pastor of the Christian church, delivering the message. Mrs. Ray Myers and a choir will present the special music. Admissions to Woodlawn hospital: Chauncey Markley, R. R. 2, Argos; Donald Eugene Callahari, R, R. 1, Winamac; Everett Boggess, 1231 Monroe street; Mrs. Edgar Terrell, R. R. 2, Akron; Mrs. 0. 0. Snider, 304 Race street; Virl Brugh, Leitersford. Dismissals: Cecil Fensfcermaker, 900% Main street, Mrs. Merle Blue Thursday Evening, November 21, I99T. k True Life Adventures FEATHER FIESTA. TfkE VlOUET-GREEN SWAt-L-OW OF= WESTERN NORTH AMERICA. BUIU7S A WOVEK OKASS NE A HOL-UONSI TREE OK, MOST '.-, . 6HEL-TEREC» RECESS. BUT 1T» NOT HOME UNTIU FURNilSHEP WITH A UUXUKIOUS T=EATHER SEP. \. ; '-^.'-V *-. ,. - •N.-.^rf CJAV OVER A PROVH7ES A BONANZA, V^HEM THE AIR. IS FUt-L. OF FUS'INO FEATHERS. SOON THE AIR V3 ^^^ OF SWALJ-OWS TOO—FEATHERING THEIR NESTS. DUttiUxri fcr Kwj Fomtt S Van Voorst Services At Brookston Today BROOKSTON - Funeral rites were scheduled at 2 p.m. today in the Thompson Chapel here for Charles G. Van Voorst, aged GO, former resident who died Monday night at his home in Chicago. Rev. Arthur Harmon will officiate at the rites. Burial will be in the Chalmer cemetery. Mr. Van Voorst was born Jan. 31, 1891, in West Point township. His parents were Charles and Mary Jane Van Voorst. He' was married in 1910 to Beatrice Conip- ton oE Brookston. The family lived the past 27 years in Chicago; Surviving are the widow; two sons, Charles Jr., of Chicago and Franklin of Torrance, Calif.; one daughter, Martha -Jones ot Chicago; two sisters, Mrs. Guy Wplver- ton of Monticello and Mrs. Charles Minch of Reynolds; four grandchildren. and son, Mentone; Mrs. Edward Finder and daughter, East Ninth A daughter was born to Mr. and! On- Check Charges Not Guilty Plea Mrs. Carroll Thompson, R. R. 3, Argos; a daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs, Gerald Timberman, R. R. 2, Akron. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Arlo Knauff, Warsaw. Marriage licenses were issued to the following couples: Robert J. Struck and Robert A. Barnhisel, ROCHESTER — A Plymouth man has pleaded not guilty in Fulton Circuit Court U> a charge of issuing three bogus checks of $60 each. After his plea, Chester Larmar Tener, 32, was confined to the Fulton county jail. Ko trial date has been set. both of R. R. 1, Roann; and to! The checks were allegedly is- Max W, ShuJtz and Marilyn K. sued at three Rochester service Hoover, both.of Rochester. . stations. PENNEY'S OPEN ® FRIDAY i NIT!'TIL 9 S PERFECT FOR HOLIDAY WEAR! PENNEY'S HAS MORE PLAIDED PRETTINESS | ... MORE CHECKS 'N FLORAL FANTASIES | .MORE WOVEN GINGHAMS, SEERSUCKER LENOS! | give her MORE i cotton charm with i ' ifap a Brentwood! i SHOP Pi NNEY'S- youtl live better, you'll save! 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