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Wednesday Evening, December 18, 1957. 13. REAL ESTATE APARTMENT house with 3 income units_ rental value $140 per month, only $8000 with S2000 dn. TWO BEDROOM and den modern home, east end, an XLNT buy. MERRILL WILSON, Realtor 300 North St. Phone 3798 Latest Market Reports Yard Engineer Accidentally Shot in Side Harold Streu, 43, of Northern avenue, a Pennsylvania railroad j yard engineman, was reported in fair condition Wednesday in the St. Joseph hospital after" being accidentally shot in the right side at 11 o'clock Tuesday night as he reported for work in the south yards at Eighteenth street. Although the bullet from the .22 calibre revolver missed Streu's vital organs, it may have broken several ribs, it was reported. The revolver was discharged when H. T. Bickell, 722 West Miami avenue, yardmaster, picked it up to look at it, according to the report to Deputy Sheriff Roy King, who investigated along with Railroad Detective Clifford Hart. Charles Miles, 1503 Johnson street, a yard brakeman, who sells merchandise, had brought some clothing, a novelty bank and the revolver in holster to the yard locker room with him, according to the report to Deputy King. Miles pulled the revolver out of the holster and laid it on the window connecting the locker room with the office, asking if anyone wanted to buy it. Bickell, who was in the office, picked up the revolver and squeezed the trigger, apparently not realizing it was loaded, Deputy King said. The bullet hit Streu, who was standing only three feet away in the adjoining locker room. The wounded man was rushed to the hospital by Ronnie Gundrum, route 1, Rochester, a yard brakeman, accompanied by Miles. School Offices to Close Dec. 24,31 City School administration offices will close at noon Dec. 24 and 150 higher; No. 2-3, 190-230 MEMO TO INVESTORS '57 sales of mutual fund shares set peak as redemptions decline. Mutual fund Shares 1946 '47 48 W50'5l'52 1 53 1 M'55'56'57 YEARLY DATA Data: N.A.I.C.i I.B.A. PRODUCERS STOCKYARDS 190 to 210 19.50 190 to 230 NO. 1 20.00 210 to 230 19.00 230 to 250 18.50 250 to 270 18.00 270 to 300 17.50 Sows 15.25 down Mild, Rainy Weather in Most of U. S. By UNITED PRESS Mild weather and widespread rain dampened seasonal spirits from the central Plains through the Ohio Valley and along the West Coast. m . , , , ., Precipitation Tuesday night and Two autos were damaged but jearl ^ fcu in ju * a £ out aU the drivers escaped injury in sep-lforms except snow . arate accidents Tuesday night in! Light drjzzle occlu . red fa thfl central Plains southward into Two One-Car Crashes Occur During Night Cass county. -Another accident, which occurred Sunday night, was not reported until Wednesday morning to the sheriff's depart- nent. The first of the one-car crashes. Tuesday night was at 8:45 p.m. on U.S. highway 35 a half mile north of the Mar-Jo-Wood motel. Mrs. Betty Henderson, 34, of, , - , , Royal Center, told Deputy Sheriff I showers occurred in the Rockies. Roy King that she was enroute I i™™ l ,L™5.!L d from one - fourth north and attempted to pass a semi-trailer truck which appeared Arkansas, rain was general in the eastern section of the Ohio Valley and freezing drizzle hit lower Michigan. Rain amounts of about .40 inch were common in the eastern Ohio Valley, Rain and showers also continued . ., from northern California intoi 1 "* l . he wrong way on a one-way Washington and a few scattered street and dnvmg whale license „ . . cuonpnrlflin Police Make 90 Arrests Chief Morris Issues His Monthly Report Ninety arrests, including 47 for traffic offenses and 43 for criminal and misdemeanor acts, were made in Logansport during November, according to the monthly report of Police Chief Lee' Morris. Speeding, with 29 arrests, led the list of traffic offenses, followed by reckless driving, failure to yield, running a red light and driving to the left of the center line, three each. One arrest each was made for driving while under the influence, running a stop sign, im- Red Cross Office Clearing House For Needy Families The local Red Cross office has asked persons who plan to give Christmas baskets to needy families in the county to report the names of the families in order to avoid duplication. Miss Kay Royer, executive secretary, said her office would serve as a clearing house for the baskets. She said she has the names of 63 families in need of Christmas baskets and could use more names from outside the city. Miss Royer said that last year one family received five baskets because organizations worked independently of one another. She said she has the names of proper registration, violation 'of a I se f ra! . aged couples . and |" divid ' restricted operator's license, driv- uals wll ° are in need o£ S^s. to one-half inch. Although winter is only three to be stopped on the highway wheni da y s awa y. ab ?ye freezing tern- she saw another truck coming toward her from the opposite direc- To avoid a head-on collision, she Stags 11.00-14.001 Third Street Market Veals 20 Lambs Veal Hides *<.•,. Beef Hides 05 llou 10.00-11.50 drove her car ; nto a small d i tch on the left side of the road, causing $75 damage to the vehicle. Robert Hopper, Hobart, driver of the northbound truck, said he | was traveling about 30 miles per at the time of the accident. Eggs Wayne's Produce .40 ... .11 Leghorn Hens Heavy Hens .18 Hawkins Stockyards Meat type at>ove quotations ISO to 210 19.25 210 to 230 18.75 230 to 250 1B.25 250 to 270 17.75 tigated. He denied that he was stopped. The second crash occurred at 9:30 p.m., four rriiles west of the Logansport state hospital on the Porter Blacktop road. William J. Firmani, 16. of 1406 Fourteenth street, was headed east in a 1953 model station wagon wher; it ran off the road on the left side, hitting a culvert and continuing 50 feet in the ditch, according to Deputy Sheriff George Shanks, who inves- 'Peratures prevailed in most sections except New England and the northern Great Lakes. Cold air pushed into New England during the night, dropping temperatures about 25 degrees to lows of near 10 above zero. Readings in the 20s were reported from southern New England through the northern Great Lakes. Elsewhere, temperatures got no lower than the 30s from the mid- Atlantic states west through the lower Great Lakes, the northern and central Plains, Rockies and Plateau states. Readings ranged from the 40s to the 60s in the South. 270 to 300 17.25 Sows 15.50 down Boars , 10.00 down Stags 10.00 down Veal 19.00 Popejoy Dressing Plant Leghorn Hens 13 Heavy Hens 18 CHICAGO (IFF) — Livestock: Hogs 9,000; weigTits under 230 Ibs strong to fully 25 higher, extremes U p more; over 230 Ibs 25- 31 because of the Christmas and New Year holidays, Charles Sharp, city school superintendent, said Wednesday morning. The offices will remain open from 9 a. m. until 4 p. m. during the Christmas school vacation. Sharp said. All city schools will close Friday afternoon Jan. 6. and will reopen Shanks said Firmani told him he did not know what caused the accident. Damage to the left side of the vehicle was estimated at $200. The driver and several your.'g people riding with him were unhurt. Mrs. Laura Barr, 26, of route 1, city, said Wednesday that she was headed north in a 1949 model sedan Sunday two Galveston on U. miles north S. highway 19.00-19.50; few lots more uniform No. 1-3, 190-220 Ibs 19.60-19.75; No. 23, 230-250 Ibs 18.50-19.00. Cattle 15,000, calves 300; steers. mostly 2550 higher, spots up 75 j on prime steers heifers strong to 50 higher; vealers fully steady; load prime around steers 29.00; better when a southbound car on the wrong side of the road forced her to hit a metal bridge. Damage to the right front and side o£ oar was estimated at $225. her Hospital Notes MEMORIAL Admitted: Charles Jones, route 5; Harold Marshall, Kewanna; Mrs. Mary Alice Guy, Walton. Dismissed: Mrs. Claude Clawson and daughter, Camden; Master Kenneth Coffing route 4;. Mrs. Mary Conn, 506 Schultz street; Miss Peggy Crites, Galveston; Mrs. Raymond Doyle and son, 122% West Linden ave.; Miss Patricia Johnson, Camden; Mrs. Kenneth Robertson and son, Peru; Mrs. Wilma Vernon, Galveston. ST. JOSEPH'S on< . Admitted: Mrs. Gene Tocco, 5211 L ^39-41 West Clinton street. 1400-lb fed than dozen loads prime 1100-1375 Ibs 28.258.75; bulk choice and prime 25.25 • 28.00; good grades 22.50-. 24.75; choice and prime heifers 24.25-27.25; Standard vealers 30.00 down. Sheep 2,000; lambs steady to strong; good and choice wooled lambs 21.50-22.75; no prime wooled lambs available; low good 85-95 Ib lambs 20.00-21.00. CHICAGO PUP) — Produce: U8DA price changes: Live, poultry steady; 160,000 Ibs. USDA price changes: Young toms 25-26. Cheese single daisies and long- hon, 39%-40; processed loaf 3637; Swiss Grade A 43-45, B 4)1-43, 93 Bontrager and Handley Meet; Talk Politics INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — State Sen. D. Russell Bontrager (R- Elkhart) and Governor Handley, Arrest Pair For Attempted Break-In Here Gilbert Moon, 18, of Kokomo, and a 16-year-old West Lafayette boy, were arrested Tuesday night at West Lafayette by police of that city for the attempted burglary of the John- James service station at the southwest edge of Logansport early Tuesday morning. The West Lafayette boy readily admitted the local burglary attempt when he was questioned there by State Trooper H. E. Flinn and Sheriff 0. R. Carson Wednesday. He and Moon also were to be questioned about the Spiegel burglary here. Moon is AWOL from the Navy, Flinn said. The arrest of the two youths was the result of James taking down the license number of the car in which they fled when he surprised them in the burglary attempt. Criminal and misdemeanor arrests were led by public intoxication, with 20 offenders. Other misdemeanor arrests were.three for runaway; two each for petit larceny, assault and battery, investigation of breaking and entering; and one each for disorderly conduct, attempting to cash a forged check, juvenile delinquency and window peeping. Felony arrests were forgery and second degree burglary, two each, and auto theft, carrying a concealed weapon, auto banditry and theft of U.S. mail, one each. Fines and costs collected in city •court as a result of traffic arrests totaled $894.25, with 40 subjects convicted, five with disposition pending, one judgement •withheld, and one case in which no charges were filed. The total •also included four convictions and one judgement withheld . in cases from previous niontiis. Fines and costs colJected from criminal and misdemeanor defendants came to $570, with 23 found guilty, 10 released to other authorities, two released bo parents, two against whom no charges were filed and six with disposition pending. Three convictions and Iwo acquittals for offenses from previous months were recorded. Parking ticket receipts, at $1 a ticket, came to $329. Expect Quick Discharge for Girard Today CHICAGO OJP1 — Pvt. William S. Girard, 22, convicted slayer of a Japanese woman on a military rifle range, arrives here today for quick transfer to Ft. Sheridan, 111., and discharge from the Army. His brother, Louis, Ottawa, HI., and Louis' wife, Shirley, planned '°" The car was registered to Moon's ° h V" * en e f youn f \ ,th»r if- «,„« iosrn»rt Mnnn-. wh ° touched off an international * hen the youn Sen. William E. Jenner's seat, talked politics at the Statehouse today. Bontrager told newsmen before the closed-door session with Handley that he will decide early next year whether he will seek the U.S. Senate seat. He said such things as the senate race are bound to come up when "two old politicians" get together. Dismissed: Herbert Elzroth, route 4; Leroy Hanna, 702 Bringhurst street; Robert Odom, 314 Brown street; Roy Woodruff, 1417 Balsam street; Paul Stanion, Twelve Mile; Mrs. Carl Dittamn, Camden; Mrs. Keith Erny and son, Walton: Mrs. John Herron 840 Helm street; Mrs. Rose Conklin, 14 Water street. and 92 score 59'/ 2 ; 90 score 58%; 89 score 58. Eggs steady; 8,300 cases; white large extras 46%; mixed large extras 46; mediums 3S; standards 42Vz; current receipts 39. INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — Livestock: i Hogs 5,000; 50-1.00 higher; 180240 Ib 19.50-20.25; 240-270 Ib 18.7519.50; 270-300 Ib 18.25-18.75; 180-165 Ib 17.00-19.00. Cattle 1,100, calves 100; slow, HIT BY CAR INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — James R. Casada, 57, Indianapolis, was killed late Tuesday when he was struck by an automobile driven by choce 31.50; standard and low Mrs. Margaret Monahan, 34, Indi-!g 00( j 20.00-25.00. anapolis, in a city street. Mrs. Monahan said her view was obstructed by heavy rain. It was mostly steady; choice steers and heifers 25.25: vealers fully steady, good and choice 25.00-31.00, high Indianapolis' first death in a month. city traffic FURNITURE LOANS LINCOLN FrNANCE COMPANY Maria Smtrh, Mgr. Phone 32M MONEY ON YOUR SIGNATURE OR OTHER SECURITY $25 to $500 CASH LOANS UP TO $500 FOR THOSE HOLIDAY EXPENSES AND PURCHASES Phone, Wrife or Ca»/ TOWN FINANCE COMPANY Acrott From Th» City Building '06 Eni! Broadway logansport, Ind. Phon. 2-2-J .t Estimate Manders Estate at $26,000 The estate of the late Miss Emman Manders, retired local school teacher, who died Dec. 6, was estimated at $14,000 in real estate and $12,000 in personal property when her will was filed for probate in the Cass circuit court. Dated Aug. 10, 1943, it leaves $1,200 to the Trinity Episcopal church for payment on the church indebtedness. Cash bequests were made to nieces and nephews and the remainder to two sisters, Grace Barr and Eva Dukelow, and a brother, James Manders. A nephew, Robert W. Barr, route 6, was named executor. Robert S. Mrs. Ann Odum, 60, Succumbs at Peru PERU — Mrs. Ann -Odum, 80 Eighth street, died at 6:25 p.m. Tuesday at Dukes Hospital. She suffered a stroke last Thursday. She was 60. Mrs. Odu-m was born in Colum bus, Ohio, on Feb. 5, 1897. Her parents were George and Elizabeth Dalton. She married David B. Odum on Feb. 22, 1916. He survives. She lived in Peru for 58 years. Survivors include four daugh- father. It was learned Moon's daughter, who works at West Lafayette, had been using the car and her brother had borrowed it. The West Lafayette boy said they needed money for gas so they stopped to burglarize the service station. Malicious trespass charges against the pair were filed in the local justice of the peace court and their bonds were set at $1,000 apiece pending completion of the investigation. PUBLIC FORUM Dear Editor: At this time of the year everyone is thinking of how they can •help someone less fortunate. In our community we have a group of children who are unable to attend public school due to mental retardation. The parents and friends of these children have through the help of local organizations and private citizens made it possible for a school to be in operation. It is held in the Girl Scout Rooms in the basement of the courthouse. We started with seven children 'lers, Mrs. Mary Bittelmyer of | this year and due to transportation Indianapolis, Helen and Betty of j two children had to drop out. We Peru, Jane of Chamberlain, S. Dak.; five sons, George of St. Louis, John of Peru, James in Navy at Bainbridge, Md., Joseph in Army at Ft. Knox; one sister, Mrs. Catherine Quinn of Muncie; and 11 grandchildren. Rites will be held at 8 a.m. Friday at St. Charles Catholic church, of which she was a member. Monsignor Paul Welch will officiate, burial in Catholic ceme-, tery. Friends' may call after 7 at .the Broofcm-an Justice estate. is the attorney for the Pomono Grange Meeting Held Pomono Grange No. 50 of Cass and Carroll counties held a carry- in supper Tuesday at the Onward Grange hall. Agriculture chairman Paul Jones spoke on soil testing and poultry. Reports from subordinate grange units were read by representatives of each club. A Christmas program was held, with the singing of carols and several musical numbers by grange members. Surprise packages were won by Hazel Plank, Donna Kite and Stephen Plank. Bach of the 45 mem- Funeral Home. Woman Injured in Freak Accident Miss Mary Alice Barrett, route 1, Lucerne, suffered a broken wrist in a freak accident Wednesday morning in the 200 block of East Market street. Attendants at St. Joseph's ho»- pital, where she was admitted, said she had left a restarant on Market street and collided with an unidentified pedestrain. She was knocked to the sidewalk. She was taken to the hospital in the Kroeger ambulance for treatment. are hoping to overcome this problem and others by coming under county supervision. This will take time therefore we will have to continue on our own with the help of donations from organizations and private citizens. No or.e can realize the improvement of these children unless they personally know one. It is of great peace of mind to the Mothers and Fathers of these children to know that someone is interested in their exceptional child and that the .child is leading a half-way normal life. M anyone who reads this letter is interested in helping this school to continue, contact the Carroll County Superintendent of Schools, Delphi, Indiana. Thank you for any kind of cooperation. Carroll County Exceptional Childrens Organization, Inc. Board to Open Bids For New Police Car The board of public works Wednesday afternoon was' scheduled to open bids for a new police squad car at the group's regular weekly meeting in the city building. Bids were to include the trade- in of a wrecked 1956 model police bers present received a Christmas I car, which was involved in a colli- gift. ,, Ision late in October. - Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Twenly-throe Plan Walton Yule Party Approximately 250 children of all ages are expected to attend the annual Christmas party to be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in the Tipton township grade school gym at Walton under the sponsorslup of the Walton Lions club, with the assistance of the Walton Legion auxiliary. A Christmas movie will be shown promptly at 6:30 o'clock, according to Miss Beulah Hall, chairman of the entertainment committee. Other entertainment also has been planned by the auxiliary. Treats provided by the Lions club will be distributed by Santa Claus to the children of the corn- on Wabash avenue in Manitou Heights. Scheduled to be completed in 60 days, the work is under the supervision of Everett Taylor, contractor. The offices and warehouse of the Forest Farms Feed and Buttermilk Sales company were moved over the weekend to their new location 1 at 168 Fulton avenue. The company has been located formerly at Fourth and Main streets. Open house ceremonies will be sometime in February, according to Robert P. Moore, president. Ruth Waak and Vergil Strong, both of Lapaz and Eddie Walters, R. 5 and Doris Kay Kindig, Rochester, were issued marriage licenses Saturday. Mike Jewell, county agent, today announced Ralph Hclt as winner the Lions club and Mrs. Marie Walker is president o£ the Legion auxiliary. Smith Heads Racing Group Cass county Commissioner Delbert Smith was re-elected president of the Indiana Trotting and Pacing Horse Association at the ,-,._,, - --annual meeting held Tuesday af-; fec sh ?P Saturday evening for their ternoon in the Lincoln hotel, Indi-lf. nnual Christmas dinner. Later anapolis. H. D. Kirk, Anderson, was reelected vice-president, and Ed Johnson, Fairmount, was renamed secretary-treasurer. 'L. E. Lake of Colfax, Roy Amos of Edinburg, and Don Taylor of Crawfordsville were re-elected directors. The' organization reviewed its successful seasoti during which more horses were entered in the stake races than have been entered for several years. Plans were made for a meeting December 30, and the officers of the association will meet with the munity. Santa will make a prelim-; of the 1957 Fulton county Five- inary appearance at the gradeJAcre Corn Growing Contest. A school Thursday. | farmer residing northwest of the Corwin Slusher is president of; city in Rochester township, Hc.'t boasts a yield of 161 bushels per acre. James Well, also of Rochester township, came in second, with a yield of 160 bushels. Woodlawn hospital admissions Sunday and Monday were Mrs. Roy Hartmau, Fulton; Mrs. Robert Jones, Menione; Evelyn Trowbridge. Bourbon and Mrs Gerald Dilsaver, Sochester A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Gene Pierce route 1. Roch- Rochester The OBC Club met at the Cof- the members adjourned to the (home of Mrs. Earl Shore where the evening was spent playing ,. „ t ~ ., bridge. Prize winners were Misslester and a son was born to Mr. sic '-I? Helen Reiter, Mrs. Georgia Brower, and Miss Edna Sheets. Mrs. Richard Sheets spent Friday in South Bend, where Mr. Sheets is the contractor for a large group of new homes now under construction. Miss Nadine Winkelried of Chicago and Larry Gentry of Galveston were Sunday evening supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Shaw •and son. Mrs. Harvey Clary, Jr. and Mrs. Delbert Large were hostesses and Mrs. Ed Newcomb, route 3, Rochester, both in Woodlawu hospital. Indiana Association^ of County and 1 Thursday evening to the Mr-kin- ette Home Demonstration Club District Fairs in Indianapolis on Jan. 5, 6, and 7 to plan next year's racing schedule. Hudon Beauiieu and Wayne Smith of Oass county also attended the meeting Tuesday afternoon. Rites for Monon Resident Today MONON — Eites were scheduled at 1:30 p.m. today at the Stewart •Funeral Home here for Samuel S. Hughes who died Sunday after a five-day illness. He was 95. Rev. Dale Hamilton was sched- Christmas party in the Clary home. A carry-in dinner was served from a table decorated with candles and poinsettias. Favors of hand-made tree ornaments awaited each guest at the individual tables. Mrs. Earl Barkman returned meal. thanks before the A brief business session was conducted by Mrs. Herbert Smith, president, and members related "what I like most about Christmas" in answer to roll call. Mrs. Richard Notz conducted a candle- uled to officiate. Burial in Pales- lighe installation service for the incident returns to his home state with his doll-faced Japanese bride, the former Haru (Candy) Sueya- ma, 30. Girard's train was to arrive at Dearborn Station here this afternoon where his brother was expected to meet him, then drive him to Ft. Sheridan. Their mother, Louis said, probably would be unable to make the trip to Chicago due to a nervous condition. William's arrival in San Francisco Monday was marked by a show of hostility • as he disembarked from the Navy transport Anderson and set foe' on American soil again. A chorus of boos went up from 600 soldiers lining the railing of the transport and from 75 onlookers at the pier. Girard defiantly snapped back at the jeerers, "Yeah, you too." tine cemetery east of Wolcott. Mr. Hughes was born in Russiaville, Ind. on Nov. 6, 1862 to Stuart and Margaret Ann Brown Hughes. He was married in 1885 to Lena Morgan who died in 1912. Survivors include two children, Morris Hughes of Monon; "Irs. Ines Blackburn of Tama, Iowa; one brother, Qui-ncy Hughes of Wolcott; one sister, Mrs. Carmen Boone of Buffalo now in Florida; three grandchildren ar.d six great grandchildren; one son and one following new officers: president, Mrs. Paul Eiler; vice-president, Mrs, Harrison HiaHerman; secretary, Mrs. Dale Walsh; treasurer, Mrs. Ray Smiley; assistant secretary, Mrs. Richard Clary; and publicity chairman, Mrs. Richard Sheets. Mrs. Eiler appointed committees and project leaders for the new year at the close of the meeting. The program was in the form of the Christmas story with Mrs. Conde HoKoway as narrator, daughter, three brothers and oneiterspersed with music provided by sister are dead. the following members or daughters of members: Miss Elaine Rackets Probers To Hear Judge Linked in Fix Case WASHINGTON (UP)— The Senate Rackets Committee, ready to move into a new payoff case, hoped today to hear from a judge linked by testimony to a "fix." Committee Counsel Robert F. Kennedy said the committee would not meet until this afternoon in hope that Hamilton County (Tenn.) Judge Raulston Schoolfieid would accept the committee's invitation to appear. The committee was told Tuesday there was "quite a bit of I Mother of City Resident Dies at Minn. Home Word has been received here of the death of Mrs. P. A. Johnson of Eveleth, Minn., mother of Alvin A. Johnson, 1806 High'street, She was 79. Rites will be held at Eveleth, Minn., on Thursday at 2 p.m. and burial will be at the cemetery there. Mrs, Johnson was born in Vest- manland, Sweden, in 1878. She came to this country when she was 16. Surviving children besides Alvin Johnson of Logansport are Mrs. Lennart Sandstrom o£ Eveleth, Minn. Minn. Minn. Carl Johnson, Hibbing, George Johnson, Chisholm, and Mrs. William DePaul Smith, Mrs. Loren Mattix, Miss Joyce Eshelmar., Mrs. Large, Miss Jane Smith, Darla Jean Norris, and Sherry Mattix. An exchange of mystery friend gifts was held around the tree. A carafe and a .scrapbook for 3957 were presented to Mrs. Smith as a gift of appreciation from the Operetta Set for Jefferson School Thursday Night First grade students at Jefferson grade school will present an operetta, "Mr. Wuggleby's Toyshop," Thursday at 7:30 p.m. David Davis will play the role of Mr. Wuggloby. Other members of the cast are Courtland Pherson, Nancy DeHaven, Michael Normally, Becky Neal, Lynn Kcmper. Madonna Wise, Patricia Walking. Margo Roberson, Nancy Holcomb, Rebecca Appleton, Deborah Neal, . Susan Strasser, Willis Spencer, James Bailey, Michael Key, Terry Gordon and Beth Apt. Members of the choir arc Stephen Culp, Gsry DeHaven, Mark Dodrill, Delores Odom, James Rose, TJm Spangler, James Starkey, Ora Titus, Lawrence Tucker, Roxio Tucker, Michael Uptor;, Gregory Watkins, Diane Wickersham, Michael Woodruff, James Albright, Bcv- • erly Rivers, Linda Hardy, Carolyn James, Cathy Jones, Deborah Nolle, Charlotte Kir-kham, Larry DeHaven, Daniel Hardy, Michael Hardy, Ronnie Harmon. Timothy James, David Jones, James Jones, Ronnie Laazcnby, Ronnie McLochlin, Michael Miller, Terry Widner, Michael Brewer, Jerry Beverly, Kathy Bigler, John Brugh, Mike Camp, John Clark, Connie Clem, Roger Conn, Robert Coiner, Ramela Cuip, Roger Davis, Richard DeHaven, Montie Dad- rill, Pamela Flinn, David Foster, Judy Fry and Debra Newell. Several of the Rochester churches were busy over the week end with Christmas parties for children of various ages. The First Bap- kindergarten and primary departments Saturday afternoon. Each child received a gift and also of Virginia, Minn.; one brother, Carl Pearson of Toronto, Canada; and a sister, Mrs. Charles Carlson of Duluth, Minn. Francis G. Peters Of Peru Succumbs PERU—Francis G. Peters, 177 W. Sixth street, died at 9 p.m. Tuesday at Dukes hospital after suffering a heart attack Sunday evening. He was 60. Peters was born Aug. 16, in Christmas baskets for needy families. The Sunday School classes of :he EUB church also enjoyed a Christmas parly Saturday after : noon, at the church. Each child received a treat. The Junior classes of the Presbyterian Church under the guidance of Mrs. Collin Allen and Mrs. Elmer Gady gathered for a party in the church social rooms Saturday afternoon. Bethel Shrine No. 26, White Shrine of Jerusalem, was honored this week with a visit from Mrs. J!fl a «i^ m0 t attan0 ? ga f £ ge il89V to Milton and Molly Whitc'omb w fl«i m t was paid $18,500 to quash a labor violence indictment against 13 teamsters in 1951. ^ • Kennedy said, without elaboration, that today's testimony should also prove to be "of interest" to the judge. .73 of on Inch of Rain in Logansport A steady rain dumped .73 of an inch of precipitation on Logansport during the 24 hours ending at 7 a.m. Wednesday, according to Frank Blmlinger, local weather observer. Elmlinger said total rainfall for the month is now 2.14 inches. The rain is expected to end Wednesday night, and Thursday will be partly cloudy with moderate temperatures. The temperature at 1 p.m. Wednesday was 50 degrees. A low of 36 degrees was recorded at midnight. n 1.1 *•! *r* IAI vama .cveuuuau PI Read the Classified Ads a street crossing. Needy Families Assured Christmas Baskets of Food All needy famEles on She lists of the county Red,Cross are'assured of a Christmas food basket, according to Kay Royer, Red Cross executive secretary. Miss Hoyer said she has received about 65 calls from persons giving baskets and has enough for every family OK her list. Som« of the groups giving baskets are the Salvation Army, Elks Lodge, Fire department and several church groups. The firemen also gave a dozen baskets for Thanksgiving. The Red Cross acts as a clearing house for the program to see that baskets are equally distributed. KILLED BY TRAIN HAOERSTOWN (UP) — Marion Timmons, 20, Hagerstown, was killed early today when he was struck by a westbound Pennsylvania Railroad passenger train al Peters. He married Helen Condo on Sept. 4, 1934. She survives. Also surviving are two sons, Robert E. of Marshall, Mich., and Dan at home; one daughter, Mrs. John Crone, Angola; and three grandchildren. Mr..Peters was past governor of Moose Lodge, and was a member of the Grace Methodist church at Mishawaka. Rites will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday at the Eikenberry funeral home, where friends may call after 7 p.m. Thursday. Rev. James Gillespie will officiate. Burial in Mount Hope cemetery. Draw Jury Names for January Court at Peru PERU—Names of SO potential jurors will be drawn at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 6, by the Miami County Jury Commissioners for the January term of court which opens Monday, Jan. 13, Jury commissioners are Lewis B. Chalkey, Jay Fornshell and Louis DeLawter, clerk. $8,000 Telecast INDIANAPOLIS COP) — George Stark, treasurer -of the Republican State Committee, said today il cost $8,000 'to televise Governor •Handley's halMiour address Tuesday nights- Mrs. Kathryn Murray Of Peru Dies at 53 PERU—Mrs. Katjiryn Murray, 320 W. Sixth street, died at 11:15 p.m. Tuesday at Dukes hospital. She was 53. Mrs. Murray was born in Peru on Nov. 17 to William L. and Mir;- nie Hawley Reed. She married Ira Murray on Oct. 30, 1948. He survives. She was a member of the First Baptist church, of the Eastern Star, of the Delta Theta Tau alumni, and Phi Delta Kappa ladies | club. Survivors include one brother, Milton Reed of Peru; one sister, Mrs. H. E. Duncan, Martinsville; three nieces and one nephew. Rites will be held al the Eikerc- berry funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Friday where friends may call after 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Rev. Gary Allbrilton will officiate, burial in Mount Hope cemetery. Mrs. Mamie Wallick, Native of Peru, Dies PERU—Mrs. Mamie Wallick, 62 Grant street, died at 11 p.m. Tues- M'argaret Deutsch of Tulsa, Okla-iday after a sudden heart seizure, homa, Supreme Worthy High] Mrs. Wallick was born in Peru. Priestess, who once every three years visits each Shrine in the U.S. for inspection. Guests were present from' Wabash, Elkhart, Muncie, Knox, Peru and Logansport. The evening ended with light refreshments. The affair was arranged by Mrs. John Leffel, Mrs. Arline Scott, and Mrs. Robert Mastellar, all of Kewanna, and Mrs. Frank Justus, of Rochester. Mrs. Mary Osborne, 920 Wabash avenue, has left for Virginia, where she will spend several weeks with her daughter and family. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Beehler are leaving this week to spend the holidays with their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Peterson, and sons, in Phoenix, Arizona. Fifty-five people gathered in the Fulton County Conservation clubhouse Sunday evening for the Christmas party of the Swingaroo Square Dance club. After ham dinner the following new officers were elected: Keith Walburn, president; Philip Kreig, vice-president; Mrs. Denny Smith, secretary-treasurer. Christmas gifts were exchanged and the evening was spent square and round dancing to the music of Pete Freehoff and his band. Officials of the Safway Steel Products, Inc., have announced the expansion of the present building Her parents were Solomon and Kancy Beal Shrock. She married Charles M. Wallick on April 23, 1902. He survives. She was a member of the First Christian church. Also surviving are two sons, Charles Jr. of Peru, and John of Indianapolis: two daughters, Mrs. Chtrence Goff of Phoenix, Ariz., and Mrs. Oscar Faulkner of Indianapolis; one brother, Edward Shrock of Marion; 13 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren; one son is dead. Rites will be held at the Eikenberry funeral home at 2 p.m. Saturday, where friends may call after 7 p.m. Thursday. Rev. Lee Jackson will officiate, burial in Reyburn cemetery. Part Payment Made : . On Air Base School PERU — A check of $269,500 was received this week by Fred Plb- thow, Jr. Pipe Creek township trustee, from the Federal Government for partial payment on construction work at the new Bunker Hill Air Force Base School. The new school is expected -to be completed by next Aug. 20. The Government allotted $606,000 for the project and about $37,000 more for equipment and furnishing' ia the school. SALE CALENDAR Dec. 20—Wilco Farms Roy Crume, Auct. Jan. 15—Preston Tiem.au Bridaa

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