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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 13

Logansport, Indiana
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Monday, December 23, 1957
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Monday Evening, December 23, 1957. Court Notes Mrs. Georgia Stephenson, 1600 East Broadway, asks custody o£ 'heir child, support for Hie child and all of the property that they own in a suit for divorce filed Monday in the Cass circuit court , against Robert L. Stephenson. They were married March 19, 1949, and separated Sept. 10, this year. I She charges cruelty in the suit filed through the law firm o£ Miller, Babcock and Tolbert. GUIDED MISSILE CRUISER—Here is an artist's conception of the guided missile cruiser Long Beach, the U. S. Navy's first nuclear-propelled surface warship, now under construction at the Bethlehem Steel shipyard in Quincy, Mass. The $-100,000,000 cruiser, which will be more than ,700 feet long and displaces approximately 14,000 tons, is scheduled for completion in 19&1. Brist- ling with EUlded-missQe launchers and radar, and incorporating the most modern development in ordnance and electronics, the Long Beach will have tiA smokestacks and no main gun batteries. Launchers for surface-to-surface and surface- to-air missiles will stud her superstructure and electronic devices will project from her decks. (Official P. S. Naa>y Photo -from Central Press) 16 Injured as Train Rams Stalled Car OAKLEY, Calif. (UP)—Sixteen persons were injured Sunday night when the speeding Santa Fe streamliner train Golden Gate limited smashed into a stalled car at a crossing here and-was derailed. A United Press check of hospitals in the area disclosed 15 passengers and a crewman were treated for injuries. None of the victims was reported in serious condition. j Eight of the train's ten cars left the track and were scattered along a half-mile area. Although the train was traveling at better ', than Ba miles an hour, none of the cars overturned. The driver of the auto jumped out before the train hit and was, not injured. | C. J. Smith, editor of Oakley's only paper, the Diablo Valley News, said the cars broke away from each other as they left the track. , "None of them overturned, but they were scattered along the ripped up roadbed for a half mile, all tilted at crazy angles," Smith said. j Smith, one of the first 'to reach > the scene, said there was no panic among the passengers. One of the 121 passengers said he wasn't aware of the collision but "when the engineer hit the emergency brakes it felt like the train was lifting right off the tracks." Santa Fe headquarters in San Francisco said the streamliner, made up of a three-unit diesel engine and 10 cars, was bound for Bakersfield, Calif. The accidentI occurred at 10:32 p.m. e.s.t., 35! minutes after the train left Oak-' land. Farm worker Manuel Costa's car stalled at the crossing only seconds before the speeding train sounded its horn just around a bend, witnesses said. Larry Day, Royal Center, charges cruelty in a suit for divorce from Janice Marie Day filed in circuit court. They were married I May 30, this year, and separated I Oct. 1, according to the complaint filed through the law firm of Hillis and Hillis. A complaint to forclose a mechanic's lien for $1,752.84 was filed in circuit court by Clay-Sludebak- er, doing business as the Studebaker Construction company, against tte Atherton Investment Co., Inc., Aome Bulkier, Inc., and the Standard.Oil Company of Indiana. The plaintiff asserts he has not been paid for the blacktopping of , the lot southeast corner of Twelfth | and Market owned by the Atherton finm and leased by Standard Oil. He asks $2,500 judgement and sale of the real estate to satisfy the lien. The suit was filed through the law firm of O'Neill and O'Neill. Mrs. MaWe Garber was granted a divorce from Robert E. Gar- tier by Judge Clifford Wi'.d in circuit court on her cruelty charge, and her former name, Minneman, was restored. She was represented by the law firm of O'Neill and O'Neill. Mrs. Beulah Eatmon was awarded a divorce from Melvin Eatmon and her former name, Stopps, was restored. She was forbidden to remarry for two years since the defendant was not personally notified of the suit. She was represented by the law firm of Landis and Michael.' OFF IO ENTERTAIN TROOPS—Bob Hope leaves from Burbank, Calif., with a luscious armload of Jayne Mansfield to entertain U. S. troops in the Far Bast over the holiday season. At left is Jerry Colona, Mora than 100 entertainers and musicians are in the Hope "task force." (International Sotmdplioto) Seek Identity of Child Found on Kansas Doorstep OLATHE, Kan. (UP) --Joseph X, named by 1 nurses in honor of the season of his birth, nestled in a crib a; the Olathe Cpmmunity Hospital today while officers sought to determine the identity of the 2-day-old baby. Newspaper and radio appeals to herself known went un- OK Contract For New U. S. Super Bomber WASHINGTON (UP) — The Air Force today awarded a contract for development of a "chemical bomber" capable of flying three times the speed of sound. The contract went to _ North American Aviation Inc.' The amount of money involved was not disclosed. The plane, called the WS110A, will use so-called "exotic" chemical fuels. It will be designed to reach speeds of 2,200 miles per .hour and to climb to altitudes ap- roaching 100,000 feet. It will be able to make transcontinental bomber runs and return without refueling. The WS110A is planned as a suc- answered. Police had 'ew clues: A diaper, an undershirt, and a tiny blue blanket. All evidently were new when the newborn baby was tucked into them,, possibly by his mother,- possibly by _somepne who acted for her in depositing him on the doorstep of a 66-year-old mail carrier and his wife. The mail carrier. Stein H. Beck, and his wife. Pearl, 56, turned the baby over to sheriff's officers with evident reluctance. "You're taking our Christmas present," said Beck, who is childless. Mrs. Beck is the mother of three children by previous marriage. B52, a subsonic aircraft with a 6,000-mile range which is now'the mainstay of the Strategic Air Command, the nation's 'main retaliatory force in the event oE war until ballistic missiles are perfected. The WS110A will be powered by high energy chemical fuels, such as boron. Presumably it will use an advanced type of jet engine. It has been reported that the General Electric Co. is conducting research on the new fuels for the plane. Defendants in Scandal Face Court Dec. 30 INDIANAPOLIS (UiP) Attorneys for three defendants in the Indiana highway scandals filed motions to quash bribery charges today in a 10-mir.ute Criminal Court session that did not disclose any "surprises." Attorneys for "Glo" salesman Arthur J. Mogilner and- former state officials William E. Sayer and Elmer (Doc) Sherwood filed the motions on technical grounds. Judge Saul Rabb ordered .the three to appear in person Dec. 30 when he will rule on the motions. Suit for 64,025 damages was filed in circuit court by K. E. Davenport, doing business as Television Radio Distributors, against the Farmers and Merchants State The plaintiff asserts that he opened a checking account under which Harold 0. Mills, manager of the store for the plaintiff in Lo- gansponfc, was authorized to make deposits in the account by using a rubber stamp with the business name on it but not for withdrawals. He alleges that Mills used the' rubber stamp to cash 21 checks | for a total of $4,025 made out to the firm. The suit was filed through the Indianapolis law firm of Bredell,, Cooper and Martin. Hammond Tech, Bedford Put On Probation INDIANAPOLIS ('UP) — Ham- Logansport, Indiana Pharos-Tribune Thirteen STUDENTS ERECT NATIVITY SCENE Arj students at Biley junior high school have erected a Nativity scene in Ironl of the main entrance io the school. Above, Paul Bauer, right, chairman of the art project, aud teacher, Peter Carr, inspect the Christmas scene. 42 Killed oif U. S. i Highways on Weekend were Harvey Lawayne Latham, 20, and Charles T, Smith, 41. A Christmas party hayride at San Antonio, Tex., ended in Says Law Prevents State From Saving $56,000 on Insurance INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — Governor Handley said today a .late law prevents Indiana from saving more than $56,000 in insurance for State Toll Road Commission facilities. The commission look out a three-year policy last year with the American Surety Co., New York to insure certain toll road buildings. The 14-million dollar policy costs $138,000. Since then, the Centennial Insurance Co., Xew York, offered to write the same policy for $81,500, Handley said the state had been trying to accept the second policy, which would net a $56,500 saving. However, officials said Centennial refused to have its rates approved by the Indiana Rating Bureau, as provided by law. In view of this, said Handley, "1 don't feel I can give an okay if the Insurance Department says it is illegal." Handley announced the decision after conferring with loll road officials and Indiana Insurance Commissioner Alden Palmer. ISSUE WARNING Logansport residents were warned today that claims reportedly beiny made by some magazine solicitors that newspaperboys benefit from the, sale of the magazines are completely false. There are no arrangements at tragedy Saturday night when a all in which the paperboys re- By UNITED PRESS An outbreak of high fatality weekend traffic crashes marked a grim beginning to Christmas week. Many of the victims were children. A United Press count showed at least 42 persons' were killed in weekend multiple-fatality traffic wrecks around the country. One of the weekend's worst collisions killed six persons on U.S. 6S near Holbrook, Ariz. The crash Sunday involved a pickup truck and a car containing four holiday travelers from Indiana. Lester Boyd Jones, 44; Frank E. Port, 17; Carol Mildred Port, 45, and Janet L, Port, about "4, all of Hobart, Ind., Tsosi Shirley, when a trailer truck jackknifed and toppled on them. Beatrice Papillion, 14; her sister, Mable, 10, and a brother, Rocklyn, 12, died. Their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ned Papillion, and another brother, Linus, were riding in the cab and escaped death. List Other Deaths Four persons, including a mother and her two daughters, were killed Sunday when a pickup truck and a semi-traiier truck collided near Croydon, Utah, on a snow-covered highway. Mrs. Sally Thurston Rust, 21, her two children, Max, l, and Marie, 2, and Faye Segroves, Grand Island, Neb., driver of the trailer truck were killed. | car hit the back of the wagon, killing Jose Angel Martinez, 23, Deguin, Tex., and injuring 24 persons. Read the Classified Ads ceive any credit for magazine subscriptions. The Moronci open pit, northeast of Tuscon, Ariz., is one of the largest copper operations in the United Stales. 45, Sanders, Ariz., and David Fix, I Mrs. Mary Arlene Terill, Lan- about 40, Pine Springs, Ariz., both passengers lulled. in the truck, were Shopping Trip Tragedy Five persons were killed in a two-car collision Sunday near Lafayette, Ind. The dead were Keith Weaver, 26, and John McCloud, 22, both o! Lafayette; Jack McCloud, 24, Monitor; Mrs. Margaret A; ers, 50, Frankfort, Ind., and Mrs. Virginia Mae Rowan, 48, 'also of Frankfort. A mother and her three daughters were killed near Salinas, Calif., while returning from a Christmas program at church. Mrs. Dorothea Martella, 42, and her daughters, Silly, 10; Judy, 12, and Barbara, 15, died when their The three sons of Mr. and Mrs. mond Tech and Bedford today be-1 pickup truck was struck by a came the sixth and seventh Indiana high schools to be placed on probation for using ineligible basketball players. IHSAA Commissioner L.V. Phillips announced that Bedford used Billie Emerson in five periods— one more than is permitted—and forfeited its 52-41 victory to Mitchell Dec. 30. Tech was charged with using Stanley Bafia also for one extra period last Thursday, but since Valparaiso won '.he NIHSC contest, S5-49, no forfeiture was neces- Chief -Deputy Prosecutor Asa sary Read the Classified Ads Smith and deputy William Sharp represented the state. Sayer and Sherwood were represented by James Rocap Jr., Mogilnr by John Royse. Observers speculated a surprise might be forthcoming after Mogil- ner paid a 70-minute call on Marion County Prosecutor John Tinder last Friday. Tinder was Both schools were placed on probation .until next April 1. "Most of the trouble se^ms to be that boys who played in the "B" game are left on the bench," said Phillips. "Then, when things get heated, a coach forgets about a player already having used up his one-session eligibility." "It might be helpful if a coach non-committal but he said he had elears the bench after the prelimi- „ ,11 ,. l MUT^r rtarwn " pm/^ TJIiillitAp both Sherwood and Sayer baffled." Tinder was not in the courtroom at this morning's brief hearing. Sherwood formerly was Indiana Adjutant General. Sayer was administrative assistant to ex-Gov. George N. Craig. They returned here from their Florida real estate development .recently when the charges against them were announced. Both claimed they were i innocent. NATO IN TOTO—Here are the NATJO delegates, seated at their semi-circular summit meeting table in Paris. From left: Premier Achille Van Acker, Belgium; Premier John Diefenbaker, Canada; Premier Hans Hanson, Denmark; Premier Felix Gaillaid, France; chancellor Konrad Adenauer, West. Germany; Premier Constantino Karamanlls, Greece; Premier Adone Zoli, Italy; Premier Hamann Jonasson, Iceland; Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgium, NATO secretary general; Premier Joseph Been, Luxembourg; Foreign Minister Joseph Luna, Netherlands, for Premier Wilhelm Drees; Premier Einar Gerhardsen, Norway; Marcelano Gaetano, Portugal, minister for the presidency; Premier Adnan Menderea, Turkey; Prime Minister Harold Macmillan, Britain; President Dwight D. Eisenhower, United Statw. {International BadioahotoJ. game," said Phillips. Doug Fairbanks, Jr., To Spend Holiday Season in England _ NEW YORK (-UP) - Douglas 'rbanks Jr., self-styled interna- al commuter, left Saturday to . ;nd the holiday season in Eng. land. The debonair actor, producer and diplomat, who divides his time between the United States and Europe, said he plans to return to New York in about two weeks. "Ever since I can remember, I've been dividing my time between the States and 7 England," Fairbanks' said before his departure. Although an American citizen— he maintains residences in New York and Pacific Palisades, Calif. —Fairbanks has kept a home in fashionable South Kensington, a (London suburb, for years. "SEASON'S GREETINGS 1 1 KNOX (UP) — Police Chief •George James presented motorists with a Christmas present. His force covered every parking meter with a plastic sack, reading; "Season's Greetings. No parking fees over the holiday.",The greetings are in effect through Dec. 26. WHITMAN'S Famous SAMPLER CANDY The World's Bigg.it Candy Seller— So ftn* — So Famous So 5ur« to Pfeai* $2 box TIMBERLAKE'S SALE CALENDAR , Jan. 15—Preston Tiernan Bridge Jan. 21—Homer Wilson Roy Booth lonrad Stork were killed Saturday as they returned from a Christmas shopping trip in Breda, Iowa, during which the boys asked Santa Claus for gifts they'll never see. The victims were Neil Stork, 8, and his brothers Eugene, 10, and Daniel, 12. Two sisters and a brother riding home from church at Opelousas, La., in the back of a pickup truck Sunday were crushed to death rens, Iowa, her daughter, Diane, 6, and Duane McHugh, Dunlap, Iowa, were killed Sunday in a head-on collision near Woodbine, Iowa. Three Indiana residents were killed Sunday in a collision near Mo'.tville, Mich. The dead were Robert Earl Newman, 25, and Clifton Douglas Heal, 26, both of Elkhart, and Gerald Hegwood, Bristol. A two-car collision near Spartanburg, S.C., Sunday killed a man and wife and the driver of a second car. The victims'were John Z. Love and his wife, Betty, both 30, Charlotte, N.C., and Johnny Thomas Lihder, 16, Caffney, S.C. Mother, Daughter Killed Another .triple - fatality crash killed three Neenah, Wis., teenagers Saturday when their car careened out of control on a rural road and .rammed into a tree. Killed were Judith Bauman, Marilyn .Ahrens and Peter J. Kemps, all 17 of Neenah and vicinity. Mrs. Anne Thompson and her daughter, Kathleen, 6, were killed near Elkhorn, Wis., Saturday when their car crashed into a truck. Two persons were killed near Bronte, Tex., when their car hit a bridge abutment. The victims Best Wishes for a Christ-Centered Christmas from St. James Lutheran Church Ninth and Spear Streets SERVICES CHRISTMAS EVE 7:30 P. M. Service of CortfTs end Pcrgentry Music begins at 7:00 P.M. CHRISTMAS DAY Feistival Service <rt 10:00 A.M. Everyone Welcome "6, Come Let Us Adore Him." YOU CAN WRITE YOUR OWN PROFIT MAKING WANT AD! CLIP AND MAIL TO PHAROS-TRIBUNE & PRESS LOGANSPORT, INDIANA t Please insert this Want Ad for days. I prefer to start my Want Ad on Write your ad in the spaces below. If you want your name and address in- cluded in the ad, WRITE THEM IN ALSO. Write only one word to a space. Please print. 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