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Monday Evening, December 23, 1957. Yuletide Season Brings Record Power Demands Arrival of the Christmas season has already brought a new high in the power demand in Logansport, surpassing the peak demand registered last year or. 1 Dec. 20. The Yuletide brings a new record demand for power, a few days before Christmas, according to Robert Price, superintendent of utilities, and 1957 has been no exception. The peak in demand was reached last year just five days before Christmas, when it hit 15,100 kilowatts. That figure has now been topped several times during few weeks and la'st Monday the demand climbed to 15,500 kilowatts at 5:15 P-wi. Price explained that 4:50 o'clock in the evening ordinarily brings the peak demand, but at Christmas time the peak may come anytime between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. The utilities superintendent further explaind that the peak is reached at this time since stores are still open while people are getting home from work, using kitchen appliances and turning on Christmas tree lights and television sets at the same time. Growth of the peak demand ii demonstrated by the peak kilowatt figures for the past four years: 13,100 in 1953, 13,700 the following year, 14,600 in 1955, and 15,100 last year. How high will the peak demand go this year? While this is nearly impossible to predict exactly, light department officials have estimated that it will reach between 15,750 and 16,000 kilowatts, possible this Monday. Price pointed out that keeping up with the demand when it occurs is complicated by effort to cor.trol the usage of power supplied by the local light plant and that drawn from the Public Service Company of Indiana. A demand of 15,000 kilowatts and over is met with about 6,000 from the PSC and more than 9,000 from the local plant. Price added that the average daily cost of coal for the city power plant is approximately $900, which represents use of about 130 tons of coal per day. Got a shovel handy? flkf£>&*$ True Life Adventures APPLE KNOCKERS WINAMAC— Cars driven by Charles W. Holl of Winamac and Willis E. Rosenbaum of Knox were involved in a collision on U. S, 3a at the north edge of Winamac Thursday morning. Holl traveling north turned left into the driveway at the Dr. Jack Hill residence in front of the Rosenbaum car which was south bound. The investigation was made by Trooper Roy Sheets. The Pulaski county grand jury have returned an indictment against Joseph Herbert of Franklin township for possession: of distilling apparatus. He is the owner of the farm on which Federal and county authorities recently uncovered two stills. Herbert was released on $2000 bail after a hearing in Federal court in Hammond on a charge of operating a distillery. Miss Mary Margaret Fagan, who is employed with the FBI in Washington, D.C. arrived Friday .to remain until after Christmas in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Fagan. Guests last Saturday evening at a pre-Christmas party in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Salla were Mr. and Mrs. Ted Jontz of Akron, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Lincoln, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Warnke, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lange, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Lange, Gerald Lange and Jerry Mangold. Tuesday evening guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Hall were Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Crissinger and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Swanson of Rochester. Mr. and Mrs. Harry DePoy spent Tuesday evening at Culver with his mother, Mrs. Delia DePoy, who is recuperating from a recent illness in the home of her daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Warner of Leesburg, Fla. former residents of this vicinity spent last week visiting her mother, Mrs. Delia-Depoy, and rela- Louis, Mo. attending a leaders meeting of the Disciples of Christ Brotherhood. Mr. Berkey is a member of his denomination's committee on Town and Country Church and is now completing his first year of service. Mr. Berkey as chairman, served on a committee "Sustaining the Ministry" and on a sub-committee "The Place of the Minister's Wife in the Local Church". Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Long were at Independence Hill on Sun-! day for a pre-Christmas family party in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brown. Frank Ley returned home Tuesday evening from Tipton, Ohio where he had been since Saturday because of the death of his sister, Mrs. Anna Miller. Employees of the United Tele 1 phone Company held a Christmas party and gift exchange Tuesday at noon in the dining room of Miller's restaurant. Pfc. and Mrs. Joseph Malia of Ft. Benning, Ga. are spending a fourteen-day leave in the homes of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Malia and Mr. and Mrs. Louie Lau and with other relatives in the vicinity. Mrs. Joseph Wagerman returned home' Wednesday after several days at Indianapolis visiting in the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Burks. On Monday evening she attended the ceremony when her granddaughter Nancy Burks was initiated into Job's Daughters. Mrs Bard Washburr; of Star City was a guest on Wednesday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Fahler. BEARS EAT ALMOST EVERHTHINQ— FL.ESH, FISH , F=OW1_, VEGETABLES, BERRIES . AMP ITS5 Mi<3HT<-/ HASIC"-/ FOR MOTHER BEAR TO No Decision in Hoffa's Wiretap Trial in N. Y. .FOR. HER DESSERT. ' DijIlfculeJ bf King FrlbiHl SjndkMC^. 1Z£3 recent Parent-Teachers conducted in the new ROCHESTER A capacity crowd of Rochester and Fulton County children and parents packed Whitmer gym Friday evening for the third annual United Christmas party. Staged for the first time in 1955, the event has gained in popularity each year, with bigger and better programs being provided each Santa was present to distribute : ol basketballs for the school, treats to each child and the crowd Fred Hodcl, president, conducted watched an hour-long entertain-;the business -meeting, ment orovided by a group of pro-j One of the Brownie troops of fessional performers. The program ----- <•-'—' •••="- -"- «•-- business lor this year will be transacted at the final meeting on Monday, Dec. 30. A marriage license was issued Friday ' to Frank Honeysett and Alice Senff, both of South Bend. They were immediately married in the Courthouse by Deputy Sheriff Richard Dickson. ( . Judge Frederick Rakestraw sentenced Chester Arnett, 46, of route 2, Rochester, to six-months at the Indiana Penal Farm and meted out a $25 fine on each of the Uvo charges of public intoxication and driving while his license was suspended. Arnett had pled guilty to the charges. In a meeting Columbia Acthilies room, the jiroup made plans for a public dinner to be held on Jan. 23. Mrs. Herbert Smith will be in charge of the money-making af- 1 fair. Also the association voted to donate S50 toward the purchase Family Hunting WEST HAVEN, Vt.—Three generations of Sheldrick family killed live deer during the first four days of the season. George Sheldrick shot a spikehorn buck. His ,son, William, brought down an eight- pointer. Then William's 13-year- o)Ci son, Howard accounted for another spikehorn. And William Shrldick, Jr. brought down a deer. Not to be outdone by the men in htr family, Mrs. William Sheldrick bagged a lour-point buck. featured Antonucci's six chimps, movie and TV performers; Spec Thomas, a unicyclist; Consuelo wilh a beautiful aerial act; Eric Columbia Softool, with Mrs. Ken- neih Hood as its leader, enjoyed a skating and Christmas party Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Hood gave each girl a Christmas treat. and Colette with a balancing act;! Mrs. Dwight Wood of West New- and the famous comedy acrobat ton, Iowa, and Mrs. John Linne., » «„ 'mnn Mrc RnhnrI Shal'pr. Mrs. team, the Acronuts iman, Mrs. Robert Shafer, Mrs. The free party was sponsored'Elaine Tilman, and Mrs. Ira Goss, , the. following individuals and,all of Rochester, traveled to the lives. The Rev. Richard J. Berkey spent three days last week at St. bv the following individuals organizations- Lake Manitou As-.Wabash Honeywell Memorial for soc Fulton Co Farm Bureau Co-i luncheon recently. Mrs. Wood and Op "Tri Kappa, Kappa Delta Phi, ™~ T -—" •••»"• >—'»«»<= •-"•• Chamber of Commerce, Lions Club Manitou Shrine, Epsilon Sigma Alpha, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Carr Wilson Coal and Grain Co., Sutler's Dairy, V.F.W., Eagles, Moose, Kiwanis, and American Leion. Holiday guests in the home ot Dr and Mrs. William Von der Lehr and family are Mr. and Mrs. Norman Von der Lehr of Petersburg. Mrs. Norman V.on der Lehr will present a book review at the meeting of the Kiwanis Club this wsck Donna J. Conley filed suit for divorce from Walter Conley Thursday, and was granted a restraining order against the defendant. Mrs Conley asks custody of a minor child and real estate and household goods at 948 Park Ave. Also in Fulton Court, a suit against Seth G. Sells against Fulton Farm Bureau Co-Op was dismissed, since neither Sells nor his counsel appeared. Two jury commissioners were appointed for 1958: Kline Blacketor Sr., Rochester township, and Roscoe Burkett, Henry Township. The latter replaces Earl Burgett of Rochester township. While operating a concrete mixer at the Van Duyne Block and Gravel 'Co., -southeast of Rochester, Anthony Sheffer of Wabash, suffered a severe cut on the second finger of his left hand, requiring ten stitches. He returned to his duties later in the day. tA the Friday afternoon session of the Rochester City Council, final approval was given to the $47,650 Rochester Water Works budget for 1958. The remaining CROSSWORD PUZZLE DOWN 3—Recreation 8—Scottish cak» 31—Chief 12—Smaller H—Prefix: not 15 —Train 17—Sun Rod 18—Three-toed sloths JO—Retail establishment 21—Pronoun 22—Rodents 24—Torrid 23—Cry 26—Writing tablet 3 SS—Flight of »tep8 SO—Extinct bird 31—Pea eagle 32—Catkins 36—Calmnes« 38—Poison 39—Deflnlte article •H—Petitlons 42—Abstract being 4:1—Cook In oven 45—Place 46—Near 47—Go;Ullk« antelope 49—Prefix: down fil)—Graceful dance 52—Borer B4—Rail blrcl« 55—Attempted ACROSS ]—Continued ptory 2—Parent (colloq.) 3—Poem 4—Communist* 5—Facts 6—Becini 7—Quote 8—Number 9—Symbol for nickel 10—Weirder 11—Falsifier* 13—Inclined roadway* 16—Cry of dov« IS—Pollen-bearlnf parts of ilowers 21—Nefarlou» 23—Rock 25—Pervert* 27—Dino 2!)—Golf mound 32—Opposite middle part of ship's side sn—insect 34—Weasels 35— Vacation plac* 36—Sowed 37—Chemical compound 40—Cut of m«at 43—South American ostrich 41—Row 47—Mongrel 48—Capuchin monkey SI—Negativ, S3—Pronoun Mrs. Linneman were hostesses for the day. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Becker and family of South Bend were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Amell and daughters. Dinner guests Friday evening of Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Haltcrman and sons Teddy and Lynn were Mrs. Ort Walt;:, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Waltz, and Mr. and Mrs. Philip Waltz and family. The occasion celebrated the birthday of Mrs. Ort Waltz Mrs. C. M. Studebaker is spend-, ing a few weeks in Woodlaii. Hills, California, with her son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Byron Studebaker and son Richard. Twenty members of the Women's Golfers Association held a party recently in the home of Mrs. Carson McGuire. The evening bcgari with a turkey dinner prepared by Mrs. Harry Allison, Mrs. Bob Me- Gce, Mrs. John Sawyer, Mrs. Doc Miller, Mrs. Dale Waulton, and Mrs. Mark Oliver. Both the salad table and the buffet, table were artistically appointed in the Christmas motif. Gifts were exchanged around the Christmas trea, with Mrs. Bess Van Trump playing Santa. Card games were played. Eaoh of the twelve members of the FDI Club attendefl their turkey dinner and Christmas party in the home of Mrs. Ort Waltz late: last week. Christmas poems were the response to roll call, followed by a gift exchange. Members present were the Mes- oames Max Feece, Ernest Baxter, Vere Calvin, Dee Fultz, Frank Graham, Dean Nightlinger, Russell Stewart, C. M. Stuaebaker, Jesse Tombaugh, Lotus Tiirush, C. H. Morrison, and Waltz. Mr. and Mrs. Don King and family spent Wednesday evening as guests of Mr. and Mrs. L'ee Johnson in Star City. Read the Classified Ads NEW YORK ('UP)—The federal wiretap conspiracy trial of teamster chief James R. Hoffa ended in a hung jury today with thd defense charging that "coercion" had been attempted on one of the jurors. The "coercion" charge was made by Hoffa's attorney, Sol Gelb, shortly before Federal Judge Frederick Van Pelt Bryan dismissed the jury when it failed to reach unanimous agreement on a verdict. During the course, of the 28 hours of deliberation the jury sent several, notes to the court requesting explanation or clarification on points of law and legal terms. At 11:20 p.m. e.s.t. jury foreman Mrs. Lillian Doren sent a note to Bryan saying there was one lone hold-out in the jury. Advice Sought ''After all our deliberation, we have U jurors in accord," the note said. "We have one juror who will not give credence to circumstantial evidence. Please give •us advice." Bryan asked llie jurors what obviously disappointed at the outcome of .the trial, said he would bring Hoffa and his two co-defendants to trial again on the same charges.' Deaths in News By UNITED PRESS PITTSBURGH CUP)- Ray Sprigle, 71, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1938 for exposing then U.S. Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black as a member of the Ku Klux Klan, died here Sunday from injuries received in a traffic accident*. In 1948, Spriglc, a Pittsburgh Post- Gazette writer, dyed his features and posed as a Negro to obtain information for a series of articles entitled "I Was a Negro in the South for 30 Days." MANCHESTER, England (UP1 —High Court Judge Sir George Lynskey, 69, who conducted a major post war investigation into allegations of bribery against British ministers and top civil servants, died here Saturday night in a hospital. they wanted explained. Mrs. Doren said "he wants the clarification" and named the juror. Gelb immediately rose and: CHAMPAIGN, 111. (UP)—Robert branded the action "unprecedent- C. Zuppke, 78, who coached Uni- prl." ... versity of Illinois football teams "This was the open fingering of to seven Big Ten championships, a juror," Gelb shouted. "This was a gold-fish bowl trial. It was coercion of a juror." Bryan then explained the meaning ot circumstantial evidence and the jury retired for further deliberation. At 12:50 a.m. they sent a note slating they could not agree on a unanimous .verdict. U.S. attorney Paul W. Williams, died here Sunday at Cole Hospital as the result of a heart condition. FIRE ENGINES FOR KIDS CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — When the city council -failed to get a Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Five MISTER BREGER "Daddy, can I have my cards soon? I wanna put my magic set away..." parent as competition becomes keener. Barton said many executives have been serving in jobs beyond their capabilities, and as their shortcoming have become apparent they have "resigned." But he said the executive with know-how and the drive to stand up under tougher economic and Barton said the number of exec-;competitive conditions will find a utive openings will drop about 20[good selection of management op- per cent from 1957. He said hisiportunities in 1958. own organization has noted a sig- ; nificant tightening of requirements by corporate employers. 1958 Market for Executives Tougher CHICAGO— Executives seeking boiler job opportunities will find, according to Lon D. Barton president of Cadillac Association, specialists in executive procurement and placement. high enough bid on two 1929 fire Barton said he does not view tlie engines it wanted to sell, the vehi-|situation as reflecting depression cles were given to the park board'or even recession. But he said it tor children's play use in theidoes reflect a "weeding-out proc- parks. 'ess" which is becoming more ap- S. D. State Fair HURON, S. D. — The 1957 South Dakota State Fair attracted 131,JOO persons and grossed $122,028. Neither figure was a record. However, the f'rsl-day attendance of 36,500 was an all-time high. IMPORTED INSECTS MOSCOW, Idaho — Southern Ida ho cattlemen and sheep-growers are interested in. getting certain types of insects imported from a'rid sections of Europe and Asia. These insects, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture entomologist, feed on nalogeton, a cattle and sheep-killing weed which range men have been fighting to control in southern Idaho. The University of Idaho agricultural extension .service told the cattlemen and sheep-raisers about the insects. WHITMAN'S Candy S»l)er— Famous SAMPLER CANDY Th. Werld'i Biggo* So Fin* —' So Famous So Sura to Pf»a« $2 box TIMBERLAKE'S (fiteetinqs The Stroh Brewery Company brewers of fine beer since 1850 THE STROH BREWERS CO., DETROIT 26, MICHIGAN

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