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May 14, 1957

Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 21

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Eight Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Youth Admits Knife Murder HAMMOND (UP)— Gerry Stull, 16, Hammond, a former mental patient at Norman Beatty Hospital at nearby Westville, confessed today that he sabbed a 72-year-old woman to death with a knife, police said. Slull was the second former inmate of Beatty to confess killing Lake County women within • last two weeks. The first the May 10, at White County Memorial Hospital, died there Sunday noon. The infant was the daughter of Francis Earl and Corabelle (Gramkow) Kelly, living at 120 East Broadway. She is survived by the parents, a sister, Patty, and three brothers, Richard, Stevie and Timmy, all at home, and her maternal grandmother, Mrs. Goldic Gramkow of Monticello. Graveside services were held at Riverview cemetery, the Rev. Gilbert L. Piker officiating. Larry Snowberger, 11 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Snow- Robert Brown, 25, Gary, who ad- bergor ' 301 South na u r0 ad Street, mitted the rape-slaying of two fp] , Sa Tuesday Evening, May 14, 19!i7. women a month apart in 1956. fell Saturday afternoon about 1 o'clock while outdoors playing and Both Stull and Brown once were broke his left leg just below the residents of White's Institute for : hip. He was taken to White County Memorial Hospital in the Miller ambulance and will be a patient problem boys at Wabash. Stull admitted stabbing Mrs Myrtle Cabeen of Hammond light there this week, times with a butcher knife Sunday Larry was playing with several night. Witnesses told police they • neighborhood boys, jumping over saw him. in Mrs. Cabeen's house | water puc |dles in the curb when with blood splattered over his| tne accident occurred. Larry is a nude body. Monticello BIRTHS—To Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Eisert, R. 1, Monticello, a daughter: To Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harris, 610 South East St., a daughter. DISMISSALS—Mrs. Ralph Timm, 5th grader in Mrs. Sheen's room, Mr. and Mrs. John McGuire, 1152 Ralston Street, Gary, Ind., are the proud parents of a baby ! girl born April 24th. The little ' Miss weighed over 9 pounds and has been named Jennifer Lynn. The McGuires are former residents of Monticello. Mr. McGuire Roule 5, Monticello: Mrs. Earl! was employed at the local RCA Jennings, Country Club Heights; ;plant for some time. Mrs. Franklin Stotler, (102 Turpie; j Misses Lucile Kepp and Carolee Mrs. Roy Tomlin, Monticello; iStackhouse, 1957 graduates of '.he Gary Brookshire, Chalmers; Mrs. (Buffalo High School, received cer- Jas. McDonald and son. Monon; i tificates of attendance at corn- Mrs. Emil Koekenberg and daugh-jmencement exercises Tuesday for ter, Monon; Mrs. Ardis Landis,'being neither absent'nor tardy dur- Burneltsville; Mrs. Delia Tate, j ing their entire high school careers. H. J, Monticello; Albert Mikesell. | Miss Kepp, daughter of Mr. and 506 Maple; Mrs. Willis Gudeman Mrs. Harry Kepp, of Route 1, and daughter, Francesviile. Mnnii/. n nn nic/, Vin, The Board of White County Commissioners at their May meet- ins; reappointed Walter Diener, of ruiLtN FtMNK MtCAiN-PXlM. t,3P0ff, JUCfTN tfMlfOM.-Tfi&il. SHUPy P/MTHe/t, Sf£. CLflSS OF BOSTON YOUNG flKERICfl US ilHOR WIK£L Monticello, also has a record attendance of eight years at the Tippecanoe Christian Church. Miss Slackhou.se is the daugh- I-Ioney Creek Township, a member j ter of Mrs. Frieda Stackhouse, also of the White County Memorial i of Route 1, Monticello. Hospital Board for a four year! The ladies luncheon bridge start- term. Mr. Diener has been member of the hospital hoard since it was organized and his present terai expires the last of May. Bids were received by the com- misssioners for a truck for the County Highway Department and the bid of the Monticello Sales Co.. of $8,3K».57 for a CMC two ton truck was accepted. Reports of the county treasurer, auditor, clerk, recorder. Veterans Service Officer, and Justice of Peace Ray Plummer and Maurice Zerface, were accepted and approved. Mr. and Mrs. Oliver McClure, of Wolcott, R. R. 2. announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Dorothy, to Richard Foutch, son of Mr. ; ; nd Mrs. Avery Foutch, of Chalmers. A June wedding is being planned. Vicky Kay Kelly, born Friday, ed the season at the Tippecanoe Country Club Thursday afternoon, May !)th. After a delightful luncheon, Mrs. Helen Spencer, chairman for the season, welcomed the new members and announced the rules for olay for the season. The committee for the day was Mrs. Maucie Kassabaum, Mrs. J. B. Dorsctt. Mr. W. V. Morris, Mrs. Mae Bassctl., and Mr. F. B. Fonts. They had Ihe club room decorated with ..several lovely arrangements of spring flowers. They announced first prize going to Mrs. Rolla Brim of Flora and second prize to Mrs. Bert Grecnlee. Mrs. Albert Wood pleasantly entertained a group of guests at her home, 510 West Broadway, Wednesday evening at a stork shower in honor of Mrs, Melvin Dawson. Games were played and tasty refreshments were served of ice cream in stork molds, home O*Mfi ZfCX Scientists to Train Their Telescopes in "Project Moonwatch" INDIANAPOLIS (UP 1 —A group of Indianapolis astronomers planned today to sc' up an "optical fence" Friday night to determine if any man-made test satellites already are circling the earth. Wilhelm Garnatz, an industrial plant mechanical engineer .said 10 or 11 telescopes will be trained on the skies in the local test from a point south of Indianapolis Garnalz said the watch is part of a nation-wide lest called "Project Moonwatch," directed by the Smili'isonian Aslrophical Observatory at Cambridge Mass. He soid aboul ],(>00 observers in about "5 teams will participate. Garnalz said chances are there are no satellites in operation vol. But he said duo lo international rivalry there is a possibility. "If I had to make a guess, I'd say ihe chances are fiO lo 40 thai there is none," Garnatz said. Garnalz sairi iho local !cle- scopes will be set up so that they cover all areas in a north-south direction. Garnalz said lhat means one of ihe viewers should spot a satellite traveling in an east-west direction. HYBRID Fio(d Grown Tomato Plant*, Cafa- bago, Mango, Hungarian Pepper. Cauliflower Swaot Spanish On* iom. RE-SET FLOWS? PLANTS Extra nice—All Wrick Ftowar Plant* for porch boxoi urnt and bodi. WEDDINGTON'S 12th & North etuorr made cookies and coffee. The honored guest received many lovely gifts that had been arranged in a baby's car bed, one of the gifts. Mr. and Mrs. T. V. Koonl/, have received word from their daughter, Mrs. Marilyn Zartman lhat she and her husband, LI. John Zartman, have been enjoying a slay in Denmark. The Zartman family is residing in Germany, Lt. Zartman being assigned to -the Sembach Air Base, not far from Heidelberg. Mrs. Elizabeth Hutton was transferred to the Monticello Nursing Home Friday from the Rochester I Nursing Home in the Miller ambu- j lance. ; Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Nuckles : have sold their grocery on South : Illinois street and will move soon i to Florida for permanent residence. ; The grocery building, with one apartment upstairs and another downstairs, was bought by Mr. and Mrs. Grovcr Miligan, of Del- iphi. They will lake possession May ,19. 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Wynn Gilbert pleasantly entertain-1 first a patient, there ten days, (.hen od Ihe ForLnigh'Jy Club at Iheihad improved and returned home liume of the former on North Mainlfor a couple days when his condi- street last Friday afternoon. A j tion became critical and he was templing dessert course was ser-j taken hack lo the hospital and re- ved a I. tables centered with tulips, (malned there again Ifi day*. Neigh- The bridge prize wont to Mrs. jbors lent a helping hand when he Roscoe Fraser. jwas so ill and one day. friends Her.ry Fair of Monticello, route will: 14 tractors, went Lo the farm 2, was dismissed Thursday from cast of Patton and plowed the White County Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient on two occasions recently. He was Mrs. Perry Beshoar was the guest of honor al. a dinner party Wednesday night al Tippecanoe Country Club given by her bridge club as a surprise for her birthday which occurs May ]3. All nine members of the club were present. 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