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Twenty Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Many TV Comics Tumble, But Phil Silvers Still Clicks NEW YORK (UP)— This has]platoon. been a sad season for the funny- bone. Ernie Kovacs, one of TV's larger talents, no logger has his own show. Sid Caesar, who kicks off a pre-shrunk • series on ABC-TV next month, hasn't been seen at all. Jackie Gleason has been playing golf. What's on TV? Well, there's Red Skelton, but he's for specialized tastes — for specialists of about the age nine. Groucho Marx confines himself to that quiz show. There's George Gobel, but Lonesome George doesn't seem to take off anymore. Silvers As Sgt. Bilko Is that all? No, thank goodness, that isn't all. There is still Phil Silvers — Sgt. Ernie Bilko and that wacky, wonderful CBS-TV The Silvers' show is now in its third year. Tuesday night's episode was a typical essay in insanity. The plot was almost cyclonically absurd—a balloon excursion into the ionosphere, a Sgt. Bilko discovery that he is really a lieutenant, a mix- up over some back pay am' some other narrative salad too complicated to put into English. Algebra maybe. But not English. Calls it Funny Anyway, it was funny. Silvers' Bilko is the most perfectly realized character i:n TV. And Silvers plays it with the casual ease of the blessed. Bilko is a swindler, a liar, a cheat. He is a card sharp, a borrower of money, a wench-ogler and snorer of loud snores. But he triumph. Each Silvers show is a kind of small morality play in which evil gets its come-uppance and virtue emerges victor. In Tuesday night's episode, Sgt. Bilko enlisted for three' more years. Here's hoping he makes it as a 30-year man. is also endearing. That is Silvers' The channel swim. .. Judy Tyler, the young actress killed in an auto crash last summer, makes her last; dramatic appearance in a filmed "Perry Maison" episode this Saturday. . .CBS- 'TV has picked Jack Narr to em- icee its new "Dollar Dotto". Jan Murray is virus-bugged— Tom Reddy is quartet-backing "Treasure Hunt" in Jan's ab- Isence. . .Arthur Godfrey will take !a two-weeks break from_his CBS morning show. If we must have panel shows, "To Te!l The Truth" is about as painless as any. And Jack Paar adds sharpness to the board. ABC-TV's "Sugarfoot" came up with the night's most beautiful line. Said the bad man to the bad lady: "You're as rotten as I am. Maybe that's why I'm crai. about you." Sarah Churchill will star in one NBC-TV "Matinee Theatre" each month for the next six months. . . Steve Alien is pitching a one-year exclusive TV pact'at Sa— Levenson that would guarantee Sam 12 shots on Allen's NBC-TV opus. The wonderful world of TV: The producer of this Sunday's "Seven Lively Arts" show called "Here Is N T ew York" used about 30 Bowery bums in one filmed scene. He kept 'em happy by setting up $25 worth of drinks in a local oasis. AGENTS CHECKED REFUGEES WASHING/TON (UP)-The United States placed undercover agents among Hungarian refugees brought to this country to prevent Communists from sneaking in with them, Representative Frank Chelf (D-Ky.) said Tuesday. Chelf said the agents were disguised as refugees and circulated among Hungarian escapees on ships bringing them to the United States. Deaths in News By UNITED PRESS ATHENS — Gen. Napleon Zervas, 69, wartime right-wing guerrilla leader and former cabinet member, died;here Tuesday night of a heart ailment. Zervas was co- commander of partisan operations in Greece that curtailed supplies destined for German Field Mar-. shal Erwin Rommel's Africa Korps. He also took part in the post-war struggle against the Communists. other American vessels sunk by Japanese aircraft in 1937, died at his home here Tuesday. Holt made his rescue trip up the Yangtze River in defiance of a warning by the Japanese that they would fire on his flagship, the Bee. He later received the U.S. Distinguished Service Medal. At the end of World War II he took the surrender of 130 German warships in Copenhagen harbor. Wednesday Evening, December 11, I99f. NEW YORK — Luigi Criscuolo, 70, investment banker and publisher of "The Rubicon," a monthly review of public affairs, was found dead in his bed at his home here Monday. The Medical Examiner's Office said he died' of natural causes. ENGLEWOOD, N.J. — Gustaf W. Elmen, 80, an authority in the field of magnetic alloys, died I Tuesday at the Englewood Hospi- jtal'after a brief illness. He lived jin Leonia, N.J. Elmen held 47 patents in the field of magnetic alloys and was the inventor of permalioy materials. 4 Identify George Brown At Trial CROWN POINT (UP) — Testimony in the first-degree murder j Iria! of George Robert Brown be- Igan Tuesday when four young I women po ilnde tothe defendant and said he grabbed them in apparent rape attempts. Brown faces the murder charge in the slaying of Mrs. Mildred FONTWELL, England — Vice Admiral Reginald Vesey Holt, 73, who rescued survivors of the American warship Panay and LAKE HOPATCONG, N.J.— Ar- 'thar N. Green, 69, composer of popular dance tunes of the World War I era, died at his home here Monday after a long illness. Green wrote music for Vernon and Irene Castle for their Castle House Tea Dansantes in New York. His com- positions included "The Biltmore", "The Rilz Waltz" and "The Argentine Tango." BOYNE CIY, Mich.— Services were held Tuesday for Mrs. George Hemingway, 82, an aunt of author Ernest Hemingway, who owns a summer cottage at Walloon Lake near here. Mrs. Hemingway, whose late husband operated a tree nursery in the area, died Thursday. Grigonis on Aug. 18, 1956. Recently Brown joined six other prisoners in an escape from Lake County jail the morning his trial was scheduled to begin. The four witnesses said Brown grabbed them on city streets. Their testimony highlighted the first day of evidence in Lake Criminal Court. Deputy Sheriff Eli Uv.clac testified that Brown told him how he strangled Mrs. Grigonis. The defense indicated earlier it would use an insanity plea as the basis of its case. Police said Brown confessed the slaying in signed statements. They said he also confessed the sex slaying of a 16-year-old girl in N'ew Chicago about a month after .he Grigonis slaying. DIES SHOVELING SNOW SOUTH BE.VD (UP)—Ralph R. Johnson, 67. South Bend, collapsed ™d died of a heart seizure today while shoveling a five-inch snow iff the sidewalk in front of his lome. Johnson was a clerk in a lardware store. Smart Luggap Gifts for At &*-Awoy$ i For rite lady... Train COM with matching !>v«r- night COM. Pullman Bag*, Dr»i» Rack Bag*. For the man... 2 Suitwi, with Matehhig Companion. Prised to wi« your Budget. 417 Broadway Ph. «87 I Choose "His" Favorite Brand From Our Finest Selection Order Now REGAL LIQUOR STORE 408 4th St. Ph. 2954 1 GRAND IDEAS for GRAND GIVING POR SURE-TO-BE-WELCOME GIFTS FOR EVERYONE FROM INFANTS TO SEWOR CITIZENS, DEPEND ON THE GIFT-SPOTTER This handy popular Gift Directory quickly tells you the What-And-Where of Good Grft-Piekino 1 . FINE ITEMS EVERY T!ME! QtoJit -Pot a GIFTS FOB DAD GIFTS FOR MOTHER GIFTS FOR BROTHER GIFTS FOR SISTER GIFTS FOR CHILDREN GIFTS FOR THE HOME I for That Man On Your Gift List ELECTRIC SAW Reg. Value $59.95. $48-88 Cutting Angle adjusts from 90 deg. to 45 deg., Rrpping Guide from '/•" to 8". Low down payment. $1.25 per week. GOODYEAR SERVICE Sixth and Broadway Phone 2917 Another FRIGIDAIRE Value 1958 Frigidciire Electric Range with TWO OVENS AT A NEVER BEFORE PRICE OF ONLY $349.95 Here's a range trrat was built for "Big Family" cooking. America's greatest value, 2-overi Electric Range. Only $3.40 A Week—After small down payment JACKSON -KFTCHEL 510 High St. Phone 3085 SANTA SPECIAL! , Combination SANDWICH TOASTER & WAFFLE IRON Reg. 79.95 SPECIAL 99 • Revcnibl* grids • 176 sq. in. cooking area CONVENIENT TERMS AVAILABLE B.F Goodrich , FIRST IN RUBBER - FIRST IN TUBELES5 , DUCK PIN BOWLING SET Complete with 10" Pins Balls, and Printed Mat. YOU'lL ENJOY SHOPPING ma $4.98 Unbreakable Polyethylene Also Carrying Cos* USE OUR CONVENIENT LAYAWAY PLAN K It I K'S CHRISTMAS GIFTS?? Gifts for the Home are Practical and Permanent See our wide selection of MANTLE, BUFFET, WALL AND DOOR MIRRORS All mirrors delivered Free in the Logansport area. Bet-R-Way Glass Prod., Inc. 1428 Michigan Ave. Ph. 2456 Join Our Christmas Club for 7958 Treat yourself and your family to a prepaid Christmas next year. Small Weekly Deposits Will Do It JOIN NEXT PAYDAY THE FARMERS & MERCHANTS STATE BANK IDEAL FOR CHRISTMAS PRESENTS DESKS IN FOUR DIFFERENT FINISHES 7 DRAWERS. . .$29.50 ARNEY'S FURNITURE 228 E. Market HOME What an opportunity! One sale-priced kit that gives you a complete set of power tools! in all -look what ONly ,35 WEEKLY Horizontal Bench Drill Saw Drill Pres* Portabl* PortobU Saw Drill Tircstonc $lore$ 3rd & Eel River Phon. 3922 For That Special Man On Your Gift List In Beautiful Tun Kid With Soft Kid Lining COMBS SHOE STORE 407 East Broadway Phon. 4637 MAKE THIS A "WHITE CHRISTMAS" wrm THE NEW, RCA WHIRLPOOL SUPREME WASHER -DRYER COMMNATrON C10TKGS LOOK KTTM . . . LAST LONOtt tottwf Frxh BARNETT BARGAIN BARN 416 South 3rd , Phen« Jttl

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