Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on December 12, 1957 · Page 1
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 1

Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, December 12, 1957
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Logansport—Partly cloudy and not so cold tonight and Friday. -Low tonight 12 to 18. High Friday 30 to 35 northeast, 36 to 43 southwest. Sunset today 4:21 p.m. Sunrise Friday 6:57 a.m. Outlook for Saturday: Partly cloudy and a little warmer. Highs Saturday near 40. HOME TOWN NETWSPAPER 1 NOW IN OUR 114th YEAR HOME EDITION Founded 1844— For All Departments 1'hone 4141 LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, THURSDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 12, 1957. Full-Lrn»ril United Pre«« Wlrc» Day and Xlfflit Price Per Copy, Seven Cents FAMILY FLEES AS HOME BURNS PIPE CREEK FALLS HOME RUINED Charred cinders are all that remain of the home which was destroyed in a fire at Pipe Creek Falls early inday. The house was. the home of Mr. and Mrs. Max Craw and their eight children. At press time Mr. Craw did not yet know of (lie tragedy which struck his family. In the picture are the four boys of the family, Ronnie, ID, Donnic, 13, and the twins, Lonnie and Johnnie, 3. (Pharos-Tribune Photo-Engraving.) Bakery Union Is Expelled AFL-CIO Delays OK On Rival Force ATLANTIC CITY. N.J. (UP) — The AFL-CIO expelled the 160,000- member Bakery Workers Union aueiliu^l ijanttj NATIONWIDE 2 LHS Seniors Rank HighlnCollegeTest a rival union in the bakery industry. Federation President George Meany said the Executive Council swung the ax on the Bakers, as authorized by the AFL-CIO con- - (picture on Two Logansport high school seniors are among 7,500 students from [throughout the country who will compete for 800 college scholarships next year. Ardell J. Price and Bill R. With- I row were top scorers locally in a nationwide college aptitude test Hhe two will -enter the semifinal testing Jan 11. They will, take a three-hour college board examina- vention. and told him to use his given to about 300,000 seniors Oct. judgment on granting a new char-. 22 . tcr . ! Ardell is the daughter of Mr. The AFL-CIO also' denounced and Mrs. Robert E. Price, 315 'he Senate Rackets Committee for .Sixteenth street, and Bffl is the '•lack of fairness" and "political ; son of Mrs. Mary S. Withrow, 12G1 retaliation" in its-investigation of! Smith street. labor-management corruption. The federation made its _firstj sweeping attack on the committee, i headed b" Sen. John L. McClellan, ' in a resolution adopted unanimous-1 ly at its convention. | The AFL-CIO accused the com-| As a result of their high scores, Coloring Contest Deadline Saturday Hurry, Hurry the management corruption. to dig as deeply into ^^contest Pharos-Tribune and Press is this Saturday! Crayons "or water colors can be Ike Mapping NATO Strategy President Presides At Security Meeting WASHINGTON (UP ^President Eisenhower held a final strategy meeting with the National Security Council today before heading far the crucial NATO "summit" conference in Paris. The White House parley began promptly at B a.m. c.s.t. with the President presiding. There was a possibility the U.S. would; issue an official brushuff collasped and spread to other to Russia's latest proposal Jlorjhouses", he said. to inn , „„.,,. TI, O , -nt, lEast-West talks. State Depart-j In the meantime the children ,* r ment ofticials have labelled the [were taken to the home of a neigh' ' tion at Lafayette. Studenls who pass the semifinal tests will take final, examinations in May. The final phase will' include an evaluation of extra-cur- icular attainments, leadership and character. Winners will receive four-year scholarships rar.ging in value from Eight Children Lose All Their Clothing in fire None Injured; Ten Horrfeless At Pipe Creek Falls Fire leveled a two-story frame house in Pipe Creek Falls early today, leaving a family of .ten homeless with just the clothes on their backs, 13 days before Christmas. The home was that of Mr. and Mrs. Max Craw and their eight children, ranging | in age from 2-15. Mr. Craiw works for the US Department of Agriculture, traveling through Indiana. At 1 p.m. today i he did not know of the tragedy. ! Pipe Creek Falls is eight miles southeast of Logansporl. The fU.mes broke out about 7 a.m. in an upstairs room. Seven, of the children slept upstairs but they had dressed only minutes be-1 . fore and had gone downstairs. ' When Mrs. Craw and the two older boys smelled the smoke then- saw thp Hames, they rushed all the children into the car outside, where they huddled together and watched as neighbors and Walton firemen tried in vain to keep their home from burning down. • Ronnie, 15, went back into the house and tried to' get upstairs and save the children's clothes there. Three .of the children were left without shoes. "I tried to go upstairs and save something but the smoke was too thick and the fire was too strong and I had to go back. The main thing I was worrying about was the kids," he said. By the time the Walton tire department arrived at the scene, the fire was out o£ control, Walton Fire Chief Woodrow Butz said. "Smoke was coming out of all (he windows and it was .obvious 'that the flames were out of hand. We poured 2500 gallons of water on it though, then saved 200 gallons of our water in case the house FAMILY HOMELESS AFTER FIRE The srtiudgccl smiles of Mr«. Max Craw and her eight children poinl out the fact that they now hav« no home, no food, and only (he clothes on their backs. Their home a( Pipe Creek Falls was leveled by fire early today. Left to right, on arm of sofa Is Mrs. Craw with Tonnie Fay, 1',-i years old; others, left to right, Bonnie, 8; Ronnie, 15, with Lonnie, 3, on his lap; Connie, 10; Monic Kay, 5; Donnic, U, with Johnnie, 3, on lap. (Pharos-Tribune Photo-Engraving.) DR. E. G. FOGEL Seek Aid for Fire Victims Superintendent Or able to attend the college of their,"-' et ^^ ve '^ an atU^t to of"s I tud S ° W " CCUrS V orpedo the NATO meeting ° _f, U y ' . , , , The President, given an "excel- The program is sponsored by the lent " bill of health by his doctors Nalional Merit Scholarship corpor- following his No\f. 2 slight stroke, ation, which was established irij w jn fly to Paris late Friday. 3 Women Die In Crash After Yule Party INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — Three women enroute home from a Christmas party were killed early today in a two-car collision south of here. A fourth was injured. The accident occurred at the intersection of Ind. 135 with a Marion County road. The dead were identified as Mrs, , Lola Dillon 28- her sister-in-law,'All leaves have been cancelled in Mrs Ethel' Dillon 29, and Mrs., the Indonesian army and person- Olive Walton 25 all of Indianapo- : nel have been ordered to remain [ is ' | at their posts, an army spokesman John D. Hudson, 57, Greenwood,! driver and lone occupant of the ^: narrs P nr °' ,, „„ .„!,„„%„ MothnH. said the orders 1955 through grants of $20.5 million from the Ford Foundation and the Carnegie corporation. It is supported by more than 60 business firms, professional societies, foundations and individuals. The purpose of (he program is to help bright students attend college, regardless of their mean?;. VJi aj wiio UL "w i-*-* wvi«».j—-•••— — used but don't forget, each pic-' In the past two years about 1,400 ture must be delivered to the j scholarships have been awarded, sponsor's store and deposited in ~ "Santa's Coloring Contest" boxes, with your name, age and address on each ad. Don't mail your entries! Better rush, 9 o'clock Saturday night is the deadline! Army Alerted In Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia (UP) — taken to ist Hospital in "very critical" condition. Officials said he was paralyzed. Mrs. Ruth Deer, 28, Indianapolis, a fourth occupant of.the party Harsono, the spokesman, •. orders were given "in view of the present situation." He did not elaborate. Newsmen have noted that offi- Finalists who do not win scholarships will receive certificates of merit attesting lo their high abilities. All colleges and universities will be notified so that the. students may be considered for oth«r awards given annually. About 110 Logansport seniors and 80 from county high schools took the tests here. Other semifinalists from this area include Virginia Peterson, Delphi high school; Ronnie Randall, Roosevelt high school, Monticello; Carl Smith, Rochester hij;h school; and Fletcher Ott, CulvJr high school. Eight students from Culver Military Academy also are' among the semi-finalists. They are Maury Dulles Leaves Today Secretary of State John Foster Dulles planned to depart for the French capital shortly after the Security Council sessions. He will engage in some spadowork to the NATO talks which start Monday. The dramtic NATO conference is designed to put new, life into the 15-nation pact for a drive to catch and surpass Russia's missile and other scientific feats. To rejuvenate NATO Eisenhower and DulSs will carry a batch of ideas, aimed at shoring up European defenses with missile : age weapons, increasing Western scientific teamwork and stepping up political 'coordination among the Atlantic pact allies. A FIRST!! bor, Mrs. Earl Knight, where t<ie whole family is now staying waiting word from Mr. Craw. . Asked what their plans were, Mrs. Craw said she did not know, that right now they did not have any plans until she heard from her husband. The Craws bought the house at Pipe Creek Falls about one year ago. Mrs. Craw said there was not one bit of insurance on the house or on the household goods or clothing. The children are Ronnie, 5; Donnie, 13; Connie, 10; Bonnie, 8; Monnid Kay, 5; Lonnie 3; Johnnie, 3; and Tonnie Fay, 1%. Tonnie Fay, the baby, sat on her mother's lap in the Knight home and kept pointing out the window and saying: • "Mommie, I want to go home. I want to go home." and Red Cross Issues Special Appeal A plea for clothing, lood and shelter for Mr. and Mrs. Max Craw and their eighc children was made this morning by Kay Royer Longcliff Named The appointment of Dr. John W. Southworth, superintendent of Logansport state hospital, as deputy commissioner of the Indiana Divi- the Mental Health Advisory Council in Indianapolis. He will assume his new duties Jan. 1, with headquarters in Indianapolis. of the local Red Cross chapter. sjon of Menlal Healtn was confirm- A . l)]e samc (ime Dj . E . nesi „, ,_.__, . .„ „_., , ' The family lost all their personal belongings when their home at Pike Creek Falls was destroyed by fire. Miss Royer, after being informed of the diaster by the Pharos- Tlribune, said the Red Cross would: _ -~ -^ serve as a clearing house for ar- : I f\ nf\\JJ ClljT tides donated to the family. j "•''•'TT VMI. She said anyone who can help the family should contact her oi'- fice in the city building as soon __ j. •••• "•>*- owini- iiiuv, u^ . 1^1-11UAL VJ» Thursday by Governor Handky.j Fose)i associate professor of psy- Dr. Southworth was appointed to| chiatry al j nd j ana University Methe post Nov. 16, at a meeting of •!••--> »-i.--i P° sslble - Cold Wave Here Tonight dical School, was named as new superintendent for Longcliff, effective about March 1. Until then, Dr. Frank D. Hogle, the present assistant superintendent at Longcliff, will become acting superintendent. Dr. Fogel is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Medi- T t , unged ' ncar zero ; cal School, where he'specialized in . , Indiana today for the second .Psychiatry and neurology. The Craw family- is staying tem-i rnjng jn a row and a blanket! He served his residency in psy- porarily at the 'home of a neigh- j deep ]ay heavy across the north- chialry at Warren Stale hospital bor. They had no insurance on the house. Probing Air Crash of Two Jet Planes EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, "r™ Calif. (UP) — The Air Force,'™ opened an investigation today into' the air collision of a KC-135 jet lands Forecasts called for the cold ' rive y ear >s during World War Two. ' He Command- wave to abate today after a two- „ ava eica Corps and day visit ; received the Navy Commendation The mercury didn't have far to i . Cil . ation for ™ d ' ca! work in ™m- fall to reach lows ranging from 3^ at ^nes while servms on Navy above zero at Lafayette, 4 at Indi- 1 ho «P' la ' ' ?"» "1 f bc /?. c '"^ , anapolis, 5 at Terre Haute and 6 , , In .'? 4 . 7 *? Joined the Veteran* at 'Fort Wayne For it climbed no Administration, where he was higher than a few degrees above ^^T TV a "v WprinpQriav nvpr mnst of the :3t Marlinsburg, W. Va. Wednesday over most of the temperatures Q[ profe&sjonal tanker and a T-33 jet -which brought death pilot. to trainer test The weather bureau reported eight inches of snow on the 'ground at South Bend this morn- MONROVIA, Calif., (UP)— The United States'first Sputnik began ; at the high school and Riley junior "beeping" here Wednesday. His, high school will be given Thursday School Advisors Meeting Tomght A report on buildings _ ^ _ ^ grounds, including plant facilities the tanker and crashed on Rose- "r o u nd " t h e southern"^ tip of Lake and chief of psychiatry and neurology at Indianapolis for two years. He is the author of several papers in the Psychiatric Literature A spokesman said Daniel J.jj ng deposited ^uesday and magazine on subjects dealing witli Veronica. Lancaster, Calif., was Wednesday as the'brunt of a snow-! msulm '-herapy. electro therapy, killed when his training plane' stol . m trom the nort h w est concen- niLr ° u ; s oxide therapy and Iran- stol . m rom e norw es concen- ; 'spun away from a collision with trated on a relatively small area q u j]™g drugs. mond Dry Lake Wednesday. name is Alexander 'Sputnik Ornel .as and he weighs 6 pounds and 10 ounces. 21 BELOW ZERO NEW YORK (UP)' — . Fraser, Colo,, shivered in weather 21 de- the past few days. Knowlton, Albert Laurence Jr., i gr ees below zero today, the lowest Forest -McKown,^ Frank Pelton, reading reported by an U.S. T^....J T-. r, „, Weather Bureau station."Wednesday's highest reading was 82 degrees • at Los Angeles. David Piper, Benjamin Stevens, Edward battle Wilson. Strohbehn ar.d Charles night to members of the Citizens Advisory committee. The meeting will be in the Administration building, beginning at 7;30 p.m. After tonight's meeting all reports will be in except the one from .the sub-committee meeting on site location. The committee expects to have 'its written report to the school board ready early in January. 'Michigan. The refueling craft was badly 1 The warmup already was being; damaged but Maj. Jones P.-Seig- felt in the extreme north portion,' ler, the" pilot, managed to bring where South Bend's overnight low the big plane back to this desert was 11 while areas farther south, test center and land it safely, including Evansville with 9, had There were five persons aboard. I colder readings. A public information officer The coldest weather o" the sea- said no other details of the crash son spilled out of the north into would be released until later to- i Dixie today, with freezing lem- day. jperatures invading every southern Veronica, a test pilot, with Bell j section except parts of Florida and Aircraft, was undergoing test schooling. >f the dead said they had attended a party sponsored by a women's organization at a home not far from '• Dutch interests in thu climax of a FARM BUREAU on Bixler Road and had just turned into the preferential highway, a short distance south of the Indianapolis city limits, when the Hudson car smashed into a 1954 model sedan in which they were riding. FREE ENTERPRISE London (UP)—Restaurant owner Leslie Romain was doing a thriving special delivery service on chicken today as a result of a gimmick he discovered. Romain found that the letters c-h-i- c-k-e-n- on the combination letter- and-number dial telephone system correspond to the number "Chiswick 2536." He obtained the number and set up his chicken-by- business. One thousand Indonesian army veterans in Borneo have .signed up for a voluntary force to push the, Farm Buroau Federation today of the-disputed territory, ,,,,.. to reports here today.! called ,f or abolition of corn acre""" allotments and proposed a AskChange InCorn, Wheat Programs CHICAGO (UP)—The American i board of directors. Charles B. Shu- DETERMINED BRFDE "VIENNA — Maria Hauser, 21, said today she wasn't going to let a little automobile accident interfere with her wedding. On the way to the ceremony Wednesday, Maria's arm was broken when her - car- • cracked up on an icy road. When an ambulance picked her up, she directed the driver to forget the hospital temporarily anc! take her to church—which he did. referendum among 'wheat farmers on whether they want rigid marketing quotas or freedom to plant as they please. Delegates! to the big farm organization's 39th annual convention called for the changes in ;he to win re-election. List Approved Resolutions A reduction of controls over the farmer and the restoration of agriculture to a supply-and-demand status was the theme of the pro-!sufficiently lo encourage farmers gram. ' ' • • •Resolutions given approval: —Recommended that corn allot- not be used for the production of any other crop. —Urged that price support levels be based on "competitive conditions, supply and demand and market trends" ai.d "not be based on arbitrary formulas 01 left • om- pletely- to the discretion of the secretary of agriculture." to shift a" much larger" acreage— —Directed the AFBF board of present price support program coupled with controls strict enough to eliminate the surplus...and (2) a program .providing lower supports with no restrictions on production or marketing. —Urged that conservation reserve payment rates be increased flight Texas. Sub-zero readings prevailed for the second straight night from Minnesota across most of. the northern Great Lakes. However, weathermen said a warming trend today would bring 'some relief to the Midwest. Readings plunged below freezing in northern Florida, dipping lo 27 at Cross City, but farmers hppe'd the state's 350-million-dollar citrus | ar.d vegetable crop would be saved Irom freezing by light winds.- Miami recorded a chilly and more entire fai'ms—into soil directors to work .ou'; a program government's-corn and-wheat-pro- ments be terminated immediately contracts. grams in a policy declaration ap-| and that {uture ice supports be Urge Competitive supports nrnv-pn Ipmarivplv rnnnv. • : , ... .,, { — ..... .. •. proved tenlatively today. The farm program, together with other resolutions approved this morning was subject to formal ratification expected later today. The convention also was scheduled to elect- a president and a established ''at levels which wiUj —Recommended that soil bank encourage orderly marketing, j participation be a requirement for avoid stimulating unnecessary | price support on. feed .grains and conservation uses under long-term for (1) an increase in cotton acre- 1 age in 1958 sufficient-to assure adequate supplies and (2) a long- range program to return to a competitive one-price system for cot- production, and halt the movement of grain into government storage." —Said the next marketing ijuota referendum) should give wheat pro- .ducer's a cflqice between (Iv the any other crops not under acreage allotments or marketing quotas.. —Decreed that acreage'diverted from crop production under allot- ments'or marketing quotas should ton. —Expressed support of the present dairy support program "-jntil a more workable and acceplable tone can be developed and enacted." i He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Sociely, the American Academy of Neurology, Association for Research in Nervous and Menlal Diseases and the Indiana Ncuropsychiatric Society. He is married and has two children. James, 17, and Mary, 5. Dr. Hogle received his M. D. degree from Indiana University in 1944 and also served his intcrn- shio with the Navy. He practiced general medicine in Plymouth, Ind., from 19W to 1948 and then joined Ihe staff at Longcliff to receive his residency training in psychiatry. He was appoinled acting assistant superintendent in September, 1956. Dr. Southworth has been superintendent at Longcliff jsiiice Sept. 15-degree reading at midnight. City Will Complete Marking of Streets Plans lo erect street name markers where there are none and to repair any signs needing it nextlsiles on'French soil. French Studying U. S. Bid for Missile Bases PARIS (UP)—Premier Felix Gailiard called his cabinet into session today to lay down the conditions under which France might permit the-United States to station 1,500-mile range ballistic mis- spring and summer were announced by the board of public works following the regular weekly meeting Wednesday afternoon. Mayor Ralph Eberts said the work would complete the marking of streets in those areas not yet marked. The subject of U.S. missile bases in Europe was one of the hottest issues facing the NATO summit -conference which begins here Monday. The Soviet Union already was fighting the idea by again threatening to turn Europs into a graveyard in event of war.

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