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Eight Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Cozy Home Costume Woolkr.lt Associates Inc. | ,. -t-flW j. * rf •* % "*•* BY TRACY ADRIAN H ERE'S a free and comfortable costume for curling up before the fire with a good book—or in front of TV with a good program. The outfit bears the appropriate name "lounge- jama." All in one piece, it is done in flattering wool jersey with smart detailing of brass buttons, cherub collar and an elasticized waist-band for action control. The sleeves extend to the wrist with tailored, square cuffs which are repeated as trimming on the high Docket flaps. Israel Seeks Aid From W. Germany JERUSALEM, Israel (UP)—Premier David Ben-Gurion told a Norma Talmadge Rites on Friday HOLLYWOOD (UP) — The body of Norma Talmadge has been returned to the land of make-believe where she reigned as queen in the golden days of the silver screen. The beautiful star of the silenl news conference Wednesday his j screen died Tuesday in Las Vegas Nov., where she had lived since 1946 with her third husband, Dr. Carvel James. Funeral services were set tentatively for Friday afternoon, pending the arrival of Miss Talmadge's sister, Constance. A third sister, Natalie, lives in nearby Santa Monica. decision to send a mission to West Germany to acquire military equipment was unchanged. He said the only thing that is changed is the emissary, but he did not disclose the name of the new one. Ben-Gurion's statement came as the latest development in a political situation which threatens the life of his cabinet. The Left-Wing Party Ahdud Avoda, a member of his coalition, has protested the i move. ' Ben-Gurion hinted to parliament Tuesday that Israel may seek submarines from West Germany. And he failed to deny such a charge by Communist Party leader Moshe Sneh. Ben-Gurion told newsmen the establishment of diplomatic relations with Bonn is not imminent because that "requires agreement from two sides." But he said no member of the cabinet has opposed such relations. Ben-Gurion, who is also the defense minister, refused to answer questions about the cabinet crisis. But he said, "I don't wish any future minister of defense such difficulties in sending a. mission as 1 have had." ROCHESTER Construction To Start on Storage Shed ROCHESTER — Construction on the county storage building south o£ Rochester will start soon after Jan. 1, it was reported today. Contractor for the building is the Everett Taylor Construction Company of Rochester. The low bid was $6,670. The steel span building, to be 44 feet wide and 84 feet deep, will house trucks and equipment. Work is almost finished on the cement block garage which replaces the quoaset .garage destroyed by fire last July. The board of county conymis sioners have also awarded a con tract for purchase of a 1958 sta- BETROTHED and Mrs. Clifford Taylor, 2403 High stret, announce the en- jo Ma- ~ ., . , „,,. -\jrn~ lion wagon for the use of the lament of their daugtite Marilyn to James DeWitt, oE 807te county highway superintendent to John Sawyer. His bid for a Plymouth model was $1,633.77. All bids for 1958 gravel to be used by the county highway were accepted. Bates street, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond DeWitt, of Galveston. No date has been set for the wedding. Miss Taylor is attending the The commissioners granted the local high school. Her fiance, a contact for the 1958 coal for the graduate of the Galveston high Courthouse and the county home to Wilson Coal and Grain Go. on its bid of $13.33 per ton. Dice Oil Co. of Fulton won the contract for fuel oil to be used at the Courthouse and the jail during 1958 w gallon. school, is employed at the General Tire and Rubber company. (Pharos-Tribune Engraving) Teenage Dance To 2 Perish in Yule Fires By UNITED PKESS Two Christmas Day fires claimed three lives in Indiana. Two Kosciuskb County men were burned to death and a Peru woman died in a fire blamed on a cigarette. William Myers, 52, and Jack Kitson, 28, were killed in a blaze at a home in the Dewart Lake area northeast of Warsaw. Authorities said Myers roused Kitson's wife and she carried two of her children, aged two years and five months, from the burning home and led a third child by the hand. Myers was reported to have been outside of the flaming one- story, ranch-style home at one time, but apparently went back in to search for Kitson. Myers' body was found in a hallway near a bedroom. Kitson's body was found later in front of a fireplace. Mrs. Kitson said she was under the impression she had awakened her husband. The cause of the blaze was undetermined. Mrs. Irene Weis, about 60, burned and suffocated in her Peru home. Authorities said she apparently fell asleep in a chair while smoking while her husband and two stepchildren were sleeping upstairs. Damage to the home was slight. Thursday Evening, December 2fi, I95T. Give Fare-well Gifts To 3 Cass Officials County Commissioner Delbert Smith, County Attorney Herbert Small, and County Highway Sup. ervisor Elmer Shuman, who will complete their terms of office the last of this month, received farewell gifts from the court house employes at their annual Christmas party in the court house lobby. County Recorder Stewart Gordon made the presentations. Fred Moss and John Conn acted as Santa for the annual gift exchange. Refreshments were served by a committee composed of Mrs. Frances Hall, Mrs. Merle Fissell, Miss Margaret Harmon, and Mrs. Helen Randolph. Return McElheny To Reformatory Herbert McElheny, 26, of this city, who escaped from the state reformatory Monday, was captured early Christmas day at Lapel, Ind., by state police and the town marshal. McElheny was sentenced by Judge- Clifford 0. Wild last March to one to 10 years in the reformatory for entering the local Olsen's department store with intent to commit a felony. He had been scheduled to appear before the parole board next month. He made his escape by walking away from an outside construction AF Interested in Solid Fuel Program WASHINGTON CUP) — The Air Force said today is is "definitely interested" in the Navy's program to develop a 1.500-mile ballistic missile which uses solid fuels. The Air Force's Thor and the Army's Jupiter, also 1,500-mile weapons, both use tricky liquid fuels. The Navy, however, is trying 16 perfect a solid fuel for its Polaris. The Du Pont Company spent 27 million dollars on research and development before producing nylon commercially, and more than 25 million dollars before the first pound of orlon was sold, according to company figure 1 !. Window Shades Draperies-Slipcoverc lit E. Mortal Street Phone 3609 Rugs-Carpets Upholstery Venetian Blinds Be Friday At YWCA | The YWCA teen committee will A Dairy products' sponsor a dance Friday evening at The Grade won the contract for county home the annex from 8 to 11 o'clock for milk during the first quarter with a bid of 53.5 cents per gallon while Berkway Supermarket got the contract for first quarter groceries with a bid of $375.01. The Guy Banger and Son Plumbing firm of Rochester was_'the low bidder among two submitted for a new boiler in the heating plant at Reiter elementary school, Rochester township. Three sections of the ail teenagers of Cass county. There will be door prizes. Mrs. Jean Porter is- in charge of chaperones, Mrs. Katy Dalton and Mrs. Clara Ebey, publicity, and Mary Long and Eileen Hill, posters. SOCIETY boiler have cracked and investi-| supper, gation proved repair or replace-" ment with used boilers improct- able. The work is to be completed by the end of the Christmas vacation. Barger's bid was for $3,375 with the other bid being submitted by Lyman Baker for $4,475. Purity Hebekah lodge 127 will meet Friday evening at 6:30 o'clock present'at the IOOF hall for a birthday Ellis U. Gralf Dies NEWARK, Ohio (UP)—Ellis U. Graff, 82, nationally known educator and former Supt. of Indianapolis public schools, died Wednesday. Graff had been bailiff of the Licking County Common Pleas Court the past 11 years. Members are asked to bring a covered dish and table service. A good attendance is desired. The Welcome Wagon Lullaby club will meet tonight at 8 o'clock at the home of Mary Martin, 824 Sunset Drive. There will be a 50- cent gift exchange. CAB DAMAGED A 1953 model car owned by L. D. Seits, route 4, city, was struck and damaged by a hit-and-rur driver while the auto was parkec in the downtown area Tuesday, according to the report to police Thursday. THE CARRIAGE BARN 217-llthSt. Phone 4681 Hours 9 to 5 daily, except Sat., 9 to 12 WALLPAPER LAMPS G»FTS CARPETS Forrest J. Reed, Interiors DRAPERY UPHOLSTERY ACCESSORIES Mrs. Esther McDonald, Royal Center, Dies ROYAL CENTER — Mrs. Esther McDonald, 60, died late Wednesday r.ight at the Bird Nursing Home, after a long illness. A lifelong resident of Royal Center, she was born here Nov. 11, 1897, the daughter of Morris and Blanch Bickers Weyand. She was a member of the Royal Center Methodist church and the Order of the Eastern Star. Surviving are the husband, Herbert, a daughter, Mrs. Patricia Martin, Royal Center; a sister, Mrs. Frances Murphy, Lame Deer, Calif., and two grandchildren. • Friends may call after noon Friday at the Harrison funeral home, where services will be at 1:30 p. m. Saturday. The Rev. R. G. Strong will officiate. Burial will be in the Clinc cemetery. The comet Mrkos, observed in the summer of 1957, has a tail at least five million miles long. It wai; sweeping through space at a distance of approximately 100 million miles from the earth. Reg. 7.95 SPORTS CASUALS! FLATS! Funeral Friday for John Wesley Mathias, Aged 79, of Rochester ROCHESTER — Rites will be held at 1:30 p. m. Friday in the Wesleyan Methodist church near Argos for John Wesley Mathias, 79, of route 5, Rochester, who disd at 11 p. m. Tuesday at a Plymouth Hospital. He was ill one month. Rev. George Crane will officiate at the services, assisted by Rev. Harold Rainbolt. Burial will be in. the Rochester IOOF cemetery. Body will lie in state one hour at the church prior to the service. Friends may call at the Foster and Good Funeral home after 2 p. m. today. Mr. Mathias was born on Dec. 5, 1879, to John and Susan Wales Mathias. He lived in the Burton community then moved in 1921 near Rochester. He was first married on Dec. 20. 1901 te Ida Moore, who died in 1909. He later married Helen Warfield. He was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Methodist church in Argo?. Survivors also include one son, Paul E. Mathias, Hinsdale, 111.; two daughters, Mrs. Charles Crocker, Plymouth, Ind.; and Mrs. George Bauer, Chicago, 111.; two sisters, Mrs. Ona Marsh, Rochester, and Mrs. Lloyd Castleman, Rochester; eight grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. « GIRLS WINTER COATS DRESSES and SKIWTS SNOWSUITS BOYS and GJIRLS BOYS JACKETS BOYS and GIRLS HBADWEAR BOYS CORDUROY PANTS BOYS and GIRLS ROBES 30% off MARY'S CHILDREN'S SHOP Corner of Pearl and Market Phone 2854 DIAL 5144 Pleasant Hilt Gr*enhou» Come in early for best selection! TH E • SHOP 312 Fourth St. AFTER CHRISTMAS COAT SALE 408-1 OE. Market St. DON'T FORGET! BBT BUY <* « ««• Women's 100% Wool COATS • _ ...I.. ^. ^.^Lfc. ^LH TffJE After Christmas Store-Wide EARAN STARTS TODAY DRASTIC REDUCTIONS ON WOMEN'S - Misses - Junior Coats Suits - Dresses - Sportwear - Lingerie and Foundation Garments Smart styles *>< luscious colors 4*1 100% Wools , Some with millium lining. REDUCED! "MAN-MADE MINK Regularly 69.99 COATS Luxurioui Mink-Look miracle fabric blend that's striped to look like natures own. With roll-up collar to keep out the winter windi. A picture of perfection at a price that's sura to pleasel " Up to 16.99 ALL WOOL Shorties $ ,ds, fl.ec.., ="•» morti ;£ t _ SecondlFloor Beautiful alt wool, fleece i, end tweedi. Some with quilted lining and some with Mouton col. Ian. Colors aqua, red, grey and black. Sizes 8 to 16. CLEARANCE! and COAT SETS 16.99 and 19.99 Values Now it the time to buy warm winter coats. Styles are top fashion, fabrics art first quality and prie« is low. - SKIRT CLEARANCE! FINE TWEEDS-FLEECES Formerly 19.99, 74.99 Beautiful all wools, fleeces, tweeds and woven pile. Attractive styles and colors. Sizes 4 to U Choose • from beautiful all wools, corduroys and tweeds, solid colors and plaids. Straight | and pleated styles. Street Floor CLEARANCE! LADIES Better DRESSES Amazing buys in dresses. Beautiful assortment of cotton plaids, wool blends, rayons, wool jersey, cor* duroys— Distinguished styles in jumpers, two piece and sheath models. Plain 'colors, checks, plaids and tweeds. Fashion*— -Second Floor

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