Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on May 22, 1957 · Page 30
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 30

Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, May 22, 1957
Page 30
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Six Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune New Indictment Faces .Woman in Slaying of Richmond Photographer RICHMOND (UP) - A Wayne Superior Court grand jury late Tu&sday returned a first-degree murder indictment against Miss Ethel Mae Wise in connection with the March 25 fatal shooting of Roy Hirshburg, 04, nationally known -photographer. Hirshburg was shot in front of Tiis studio here. Miss Wise, a 30•year-old divorcee, allegedly confessed to police she shot Hirshburg -because she believed he had raped a friend of hers. ' A similar Indictment was returned against Miss Wise last month, but it was thrown out on grounds the grand jury was improperly selected. Miss Wise has been held in women's jail here since the night ' of the slaying. She was rearrested •Tuesday on the new indictment. '. No date was set for a hearing. : Delphi • Miss Carolyn Coble of near Del!-phi was the guest of honor at a •miscellaneous bridal shower at 'the home of her aunt, Mrs. Robert Bowman on May 18. Assistant .hostesses were Mrs. Rodney Pit- •tinger and Mrs. John Coble. Miss Coble is the bride-elect of William H. Rammell of Kokomo. Gifts were placed on the dining table. The game of shower was •played with Mrs. Melvin Kahler •winning the prize which she presented the bride-to-be. Refreshments of ice cream, cake and coffee were served to the following invited guests: Mesdames Carl Coble, Don Bowman, Emma Funkhouser, Melvin Kahler, John Coble, Guy Nagele, 'Dewey Zinn, Fred Martin, Harold T J atton, Arthur Robhins, and Dick Coble, Delphi; William Gardner, Ha::ry Gardner, Ron Brechiel, Burnetlsville; John McManus", Idavillc; Rodney Pittinger, Indianapolis; Charles Connell, Lafayette; C. E: Sowards, Jr., Bluffton; Tom Young, Jack Young, Jack Bowman, Logansport; 'Mrs. Bessie •Coble, Mrs. Martha Galbreth, Hockfield; Mrs. Bessie Rammell, •Mrs. Florence Hartsock, Mrs. Keith Coble, Kokomo; and Mrs. Le'.and Hicks, Whittier, Calif. On May 8th Miss Coble was honored at a kitchen shower at the homo of Mrs. Rcma Fridlin at her home in Kokomo. Camp Tccumseh, State Y.M.C.A. camp west of Delphi, will start its regular camping season on Friday, May 31, when 200 Sunshine Girls will arrive for their regular annual camp. This will be follow-ed by the regular first boys' camping period. All camping periods for the season are filled to capacity. Camp Director L. Denio said. Mr. Denio, who has served .as the camp director for 15 years, has been at the camp since early April. A number of week-end adult groups have been at the camp during the past month. Among them was the Lutheran group of 90 from Purdue University with their pastor, Rev. E. P. Weber. On May 4-5, 75 Y.M.C.A. workers from throughout the state were at the camp. On Saturday, May .11, approximately 125 attended the Lafayette Camp Tecumseh rally at the camp. On Sunday, May 12, Mother's Day, all girls who have ever attended the camp and their mothers were entertained at a reception and tea in the camp lodge. On the weekend of May 17, Indian Guides Long \House will be held at the camp. This includes a Fathers' organzation sponsored by the Y.M.C.A.s in the state, known as the Indian Guides and their sons. Decoration Day, Delphi boys and girls of camp age, will be entertained at the camp and treated to a free swim at the swimming pool. Al and Flora White, of Grandview, who have been '^cooks at the camp for 25 years are still employed in that capacity, Director Denio said. Their two main asi sistants are Mrs. Louise Rush and Mrs. Adria Eood, who have been employed at the camp for 110 years. i Williahi Elliott of Kokomo, who was arrested by the City Police on May 4, for driving without an operators licence, was arrested at Kokomo and charged in J.P. j Stone's court for failure to ap- ipear in City court to answer to ] the charges. He was given a to- ital fine and costs of $30.95 by Lee , Stone, J.P. Kokomo police made the arrest and held him for local officers. The Carroll County Council will, meet in special session on Tuesday and Wednesday, at 9 a.m. ; 'on May 28 and 29, to consider additional budget appropriations. Among the items advertised are $891.40 for county jail maintenance, including some plumbing and conversion of the furnace to an oil furnace. An additional $140 is ask for a power mower for the jail. County Home care »f patients, $1,200; For Diem for county officials: County Sheriff, $825; Deputy, $550; Clerk, Auditor, treasurer, Recorder, Assessor and Surveyor, each $690; Mileage for Sheriff $550; Mileage for deputy Sheriff $550; Summer uniforms for Sheriff and deputy, $100; Extra help at courthouse, $700; Commission°rs salaries, $450; Auditor deputy, salary $233.30; Auditor extra help, 300. Accumulative Bridge fund: $27,000 for Bicycle bridge; $6,000 for Wolf Bridge; $4,000 for Anderson Bridge and $14,000 for the Sugar Creek bridge wrecked recently. Taxpayers may apnpar at these meetings and have the right to be heard on the necessity of these emergency appropriations. The special meeting .of the council was called by Hoy Musselman, County Auditor. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Wickard entertained the Junto Club at a cooperative dinner party Thursday night at their home in Carrollton township. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Goorgc Rovington Sr. of Monticcllo, Mr. and Mrs. Noel Douglas and Bill Pichard, grand- WORKERS FREE BENNY FROM HIS 'PRISON' were both in town at the same time." Then, he asked, "Where did they meet?" Furcolo was first with an answer. "It must have been either at the railroad station or the air- jort," he said. Stevenson replied ;hat the airport was correct. Truman said he admired De- Rescuers carry Iteiuiy Hooper on a stretcher toward an ambulance following his dramatic rescue from entombment in a backyard well in Manorvlllc, N. Y. (International) son of the host and hostess. • Following the ham dinner Mr. Wickard presented a most interesting talk on "Freedom Through Politics." Followed by discussion, Abner H. Bowen, club president welcomed Mr. and Mrs. Noel Douglas, new members into the club. He also presided over a short business session. Mr. and Mrs. Wickard and' Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wood, program chairman [or the year 1957-58 are planning the program. The booklets will be presented at the September meeling. Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Wilson were made honorary members of the club to attend at their convenience. During the social hour the hostess served cold drinks, candies, fruit cake and nuts. Preceding the dinner, guests inspected the attractive yard and grounds of the Wickard home. FOR JUNIOR JET PILOTS NEW YORK—Well, what won't they dream up next for- Junior? A novelty hal from one manufacturer features a miniature landing field and plastic' airplane on its top. When wearnr wishes, he pulls a siring, the plane takes off like a streak, and then comes back to a landing on the beanie. EXTERMINATION! SACRAM'ENTO, Calif. (UP) — Robert Mains made a carbon monoxide trap of his automobile Tuesday by running a hose from the exhaust pipe through the rear window. "Suicide? What suicide? He asked excited sheriff's deputies. "There's a cricket in there that's been driving me cra/.y. I'm gonna get him one way or another." Democrats Conduct Broadcast Quiz on Modem Republicans WASHINGTON (UP)—Top Democrats including former President Truman and Adlai Stevenson held a political quiz show Tuesday! night that sought a definition of "modern Republicanism." The results were not designed to please the GOP National Committee. The quiz was the featured attraction of the first annual Demo-' cratic Party Night. Democrats atj dinner and after-dinner gatherings throughout the nation tuned' in '.he ' recorded quiz show broadcast over OBS Radio, Stevenson, Democratic presidential candidate in 1952 and 195C, acted as quizmaster. Truman,] Mrs. Alben Barkley, Sen. John' Sparfcmaii (D-Ala.) and Gov. Foster Furcolo of Massachusetts were the panelists. Stevenson said that Rep. Noah Mason (R-I11.) termed modern Republicanism "a form of bribery, a program to buy votes with the voters' own money." Sparfcman said "modern Repub- licanism is never putting off until tomorrow what should have been done in 1873." It is "like an iceberg," Furcolo said. He explained that "it's cold, slow-moving, and very little of it shows above the surface." "The Republican iceberg is 10 per cent visible, 90 per cent submerged and 100 per cent at sea," he added. 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