Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on December 4, 1957 · Page 11
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 11

Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, December 4, 1957
Page 11
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Wednesday Evening, December 4, 1957. Smithsonian Will Get VTOL Plane WASHINGTON'- Bell Aircraft Corporation's jet-powered VTOL (vertical-rising) airplane will be preserved in the National Aeronautical Collections of the Smithsonian Institution here.' The revolutionary craft -has been delivered to the 1 National Air Museum Restoration Facility in Sil ver Hill, Md., where it will be maintained until completion of a n.ew museum exhibit hall sched.- uled for construction. The vertical-rising plane was bhis country's first VTOL designed to take off and land in conventional- horizontal position. It is 'he forerunner of the jet X-14 which the Bell Corp., whose main plant is near Buffalo, N. Y., has built and is test-flying for the Air Force. Bell president Leston P. Faneuf noted that five of the-firm's aircraft -now are • preserved in the Smithsonian.- The others include 'he P-39 Airacobra and P-3 King- cobra, equipped with novel can- ri&n that fired through the profiler shaft; the XP-59A,' the first For the Best in Christmas Shop s NEXT-TO LOGAN THEATRE U.-S. jet-powered military fighter, and the Bell X-l, first plane to :ly faster than sound. The head curator of the National Air Museum, Dr. Paul E. Garber, described the Bell VTOL as "an important addition to the aircraft preserved "by the. museum." PRODUCTIVE SOW MEMPHIS, Term. — When Robert Schwam's Duroc sow gave birth to 15 piglets in February 1956, Schwam was happy over the good farrow. But the sow was just getting started. In three successive .six-month periods, she had litters •of 17, 12, and IS — for a total of 62. . ' Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Eleven I look just like my big sister, Tetri L«e. This is my brother, Tiny Jerri. I can walk, I can sit, I can go to sleep. In our undies we cost only $3.98 each. And over 100 costumes you can choose from to dress us in. Some cost only 79c. My sister, ; . Terri Lee, has been known for years as the .:• best-dressed doll in the world, and now I am the best dressed miniature doll. Won't you come in and see us at MARY'Si CfflLDRENS SHOP Open All Day Wed.—Fri. & Sat. 9 to 9 Corner Pearl & Market Phone 2854 Whafs in a Chimney The fireplace has long been a syriibol of a family Christmas — as the chimney has been a symbol of Santa's arrival. Have a truly family Christmas with gifts for your home, or their home. Gifts, of course, from A SMALl DEPOSIT WILL HOLD YOUR GIFT 'TIL CHRISTMAS Hassocks Wrought Iron Plastic Upholstered from $4.95 NO NEED FOR MISTLETOE'^ . f WHEN YOU/? -I 1 GIVE HER \£j} GORGEOUS Pictures A wide selection of sizes, subjects, frames. from $2.95 Lighted pictures from $19.95 SMOKERS ,-.... $31.95 Chrome and Wrought Iron m Sister, daughter, mother, wife- ail .the ladies in your life-will kiss you tor giving Oomphies! They all love the bliss of Oomphies' comfort and the beauty of Oomphies' style. This Christmas give Oomphies! Pictured just 3 of our many many slylej, in Slippers priced $2.W up Velvet Scuff - Red latin lined . black velvet. "Pepperment Candy" trimmed. N and M width. 4 to 9 M.OO Corduroy — padded softie sail. Red . Black - Blue far the teener and young in heart. N and M widths, 4 to 9. $5.50 Shearling Scuff — with jatiri Glamorous is the name'for thji slipper. Leather' sole. G/ay,-Biege. N to M widths. 4 to 9. $4.00 All Gifts Wrapped and Tied for Cftrisfmas Giving free of Charge . 307 Fourth St. Dinettes Chrome Wrought Iron in. . . Block Yellow Grey ' Pink Tgr> Cherry from $59.95 Mirrors A selection of sizes qnd shapes, with or without frames. Plated glass Beveled. from . . . from $9.95 Don't Lay Awake Nights Lay Away at H. Wiler's A Small Deposit Will Hold Your Gift 'til Christmas. 2H '• TABLES ^Traditional and Modern from $9.9'5 CARD TABLES Durham and Samson from $5.95 Matching Chairs from $4.50 TABLE LAMPS . . K .. from $5.95 Hollywood Beds from $69.95 Innerspring Mattresses from $29.95 A complete selection of Rugs and Carpeting . . . Hooke^ Rugs .from $3.95 Wiler's Will Hide It'til Christmas Market at Fourth Bedroom Suites Cherry, Blonde Mahogany Frosted Walnut Lane Cedar Chests Console Also Styles From— $49.95 Colonial Furniture for Living Room Dining Room Bedroom The Greatest Selection in Town. Chairs! Chairs! Chairs! lounge, occasional, boudoir chairs From wrought iron occasiona'l chairs at $11.9.5 to Vibrating lounges at $109.50 Living Room Suites Sofas from $179.50 Convenient Terms or lay Away

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