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rwelve LogaBsport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Boy Who Saved Baby's Life Wins Belated Recognition CHICAGO (UP) - A boy, 12, who saved a baby's life by breaking the infant's fall from a second story window, won belated recognition today as a hero. Little Jimmy Thomas had kept mum about his role in the incident last Saturday - because he was ashamed that he hadn't caught the falling Infant. Doctors at Garfield Park Hospital said the baby would have been killed if Jimmy had not broken his fall. The infant suffered a skull fracture, they said, but will probably live. Jimmy tearfully owned up to his heroism Monday uncter questioning from his father. The boy said he felt guilty because the baby slipped through his arms and Monticello James Thacker, son of Mr.' and Mrs. Don Thacker of Monon, was the recipient of the annual Henry J. Heid Memorial award, receiving the medal presentation at the student commencement o£ the Monon High School' Friday night. The presentation was made by County Supt. Forest Lake. The -Henry J. Reid Memorial Award is given annually to an outstanding senior boy by Frank Heid, of Valparaiso, in memory at his father, who had served a number of years as superintendent of the White county schools. The selection is based on the following qualitt cations: religious and moral at- had to be taken to a hospital, titude, 25 per cent; citizenship, Jimmy said h e and his brother, 25 f er cent : scholarship, 25 per Tommy, 10, were playing in their coaster wagon at the back of their home when a football flew out of cent; sportsmanship, 15 per cent, and athletic ability, 10 per cent. Marsha Sims, 6 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Sims of a second story window. Moments later, they saw Billy | Indiana Beach, who has been cri- Wayne Taylor, 21 months old, tical 'y iu with the measles and crawling out of the window after the football. "Go back, little boy, go back," Jimmy screamed. But Billy paid and fell from the to the house, held no attention ledge. Jimmy ran out his arms, clenched his teeth and traced himself as hard as he could. The 35-pound baby h i t Jimmy's arms, then slipped through and fell onto the sidewalk •head first. Jimmy weighs only 75 pounds. Jimmy called to his mother. "Mommy, the baby fell out of the window." Mrs. Thomas notified the fire department,and the police. Jimmy was ignored in the excitement, but watched fearfully in the background. A neighbor who had seen the baby fall later mentioned the incident and asked about the "little boy who saved the baby's life." The word spread aro.und the district, but nobody know who the little boy was. Jimmy's father, Leonard, also became curious and questioned his son closely about "this little boy." "It was me, "Daddy," Jimmy said, and burst out crying, "I caught him but I couldn't hold him." HEADON CRASH K1M.8 WOMAN GOSKKN (OP) May Miller, 47, Mrs. Trcva Ligonier, was killed in a head-on crash on Ind.lS ' a half-mile soutih of here Monday night. The driver llichurd Allen Paris, was injured. State police said of the otihor car, Ganswcr, 20, Now Mrs.' Miller swerved into the wrong lane. encephalitis, is slowly improving. She is in the St. Joseph annex room 2 of St. Elizabeth Hospital at Lafayete where she was taken last Thursday in the Miller ambulance. She has been under oxygen and had been in a coma. Marsha was a first grafler in Mrs. Cox's room at Woodlawn school this past year. Mrs. Arion Griffin pleasantly entertained the Thalia Club members at the Holiday Inn Thursday evening, her daughter, Bambi, assisting her with the hospitalities. Prizes at the bridge games went to Mrs. Helen Spencer and Mrs. Bertha Jackson and were pretty cups and saucers. The last club meeting of the season will bo in two 'weeks and will be a dinner, the place to be announced later. A committee composed of the officers and Mrs. Maude McBee will be in charge. Miss Marilyn Moss was elected president of the Monticello High School Alumni Association at the annual reunion Sunday held in the Ilooscvelt High School gym, Miss Moss succeeds James Van Demon who ably filled that office the past yenr. Other officers elected were: first vice president, Jainbes H. Mann; vice president, James H. Mann,; Jnskcep; corresponding secretary. Betty Bunnell Wagoner; recording secretary, Mabel (tonka Overman; treasurer, Vera Cowgcr Walden; filing clerk, Arlene Peters Darnstaedt, Six members of the golden an- ntvoraary class present were: Men. Anna Bowaher Bridge, Mrs. Fayc rillcll Eisner, Thomas Bushnoll, Bernic.0 Sills Hllsabcck, Mrs. Otta Hnnaway Nelson und Mrs. Delia Spoon Snapp ol Culver. The mem- HEAVY RAINS FILLING NEW POND ON EARL DOWNHAM FARM Chris Held, right, of the Case Soil Conservation district, and Earl,Dow»ham, check the level of the 2.4-perc pond located on DiwJihnm's farm north and west of Clymers. The water Is within three feel of the Intended surface level. Shown at left Is Fred McCloskey, who resides on the farm, and Waller Dnwnham, kneeling, who operated the bulldozer In the construction of the 4455 cubic yard grade at the left. The pond ling a 47-acre watershed and a maximum depth of 1ft feet. The grade, which lias been seeded with oats, brome grass, Red Top, and fescue, is 18,feet high and 250 feel long, 10 feet wide at the top and 100 feet wide at the base. The pipe at the left Is a sliced or liondcd Inlei, 15 Indies In diameter and 74 feet long running at an angle through the grade. This s a modification of the drop Inlet type and Is the second Installed In the county. v The project was started In December, lOSti, and completed In March just before the start of the heavy spring rains. It Is designed (or a livestock water supply, fish, and pleasure. The pond will l)c stocked with 240 blueglll and 240 bass. (Pharos-Tribune Photo-Engraving,) bers were introduced by the 1907 class secretary, Mrs, Nelson. Close friendships of many years standing hag been one of the hap)y recollections of these 1907 Mon- icello High School graduates. Of group of eight who started in the irst grade together six are still iving. They are Mrs. Hisser, Mrs. lilsabeck, Mrs. Nelson, Thomas Bushnoll, also Maynard Loughry if Chicago and Mrs. Elsie Clap- >er Do Roufctt qf Canyon City, Colorado, the latter two who were unable to be present I'or the reunion. Two are deceased, Esther Goodman Kolhberg and Delia Calaway Baker. Three generations of the Robin- ion family were among the group at the reunion., Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Robinson, their family, Don Robinson ot Fort Wayne, Mrs. Dorothy Beyers and Mr.s. Joy Milion and Mrs. Beyer's son, Honnic, a membor of the 1057 graduating lass. Anolhcr Family group given rc- ognition was present, Mrs. Anna Jritlfje and four sons, Ray, Clyde, Jhaunccy und Lynn. Retiring J»5C officers of the As- iociaUon were: James Van Demon, irosidont; first vice president, Mrs. Leslie Paschen; second vice, Miss Helen Jackson; recording secretary, Miss Eleanor Bowman; corresponding secretary, Mrs. Richard Cox; treasurer, Miss Julia McCuaig and filing clerk, Mrs. Vera Walden. Six of the 1917 class were also present, James Van Deman, who had headed the Association the past year, Marjorie Holverson, Mrs. John Worland of Rensselaer, Mrs. Galen Barnes, Mrs. Roscoe Fraser and Mrs. Mabel Overman. Rev. D. Lester Niles, pastor of the local Christian Church, Mrs. Niles, also Mrs. John Weaver and Mrs. Fay Baker were in Jndlana- polis lusl. week and attended UK- state convention ot Christian Churches. Mrs. Charles Greennn won first prix.e and Mrs. Wilmer McClintic, second, at the ladies' contract bridge luncheon party Thursday (afternoon.at the Tlppacanoo Coun- |lry Club. A tasty luncheon was served at 1. o'clock followed by the contract gomes. 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Hospital: DISMISSALS — Miss Ruth Ann Fox, R. 2, Star City; Mrs. Burdell Wolf nnd daughter, Reynolds; Larry Snowbergcr, 30t South nail- road; Mrs. Wnyne Bridge, Bur- nettsvllle; Donn Street, R. 3, Mon- ticello; Larry Van Meter, R. 1, •Mont'icello; Miss Gloria Bowsher, R. 5, Monlicello; Mrs. Melvin Dawson and daughter, Chalmers; Mrs. Kosella Wood, R. 2, Monticello; Miss Alia Gibson, 322 North Dewey; Mrs. Gertrude Martin, 400 Maple: infant daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Jack Dalton, (Bit West Marion. Tuesday Evening, May 28, 1957. 529 More Persons Accept Christ at Graham Gathering NEW YORK (UP) — Evangelist Billy Graham preached th« first of a series of sermons on "The Ten Commandments" in Madison Square Garden Monday night and 529 persons responded to his magnetic and impassioned plea to come forward and make a decision for Christ." From every* corner of the huge sports arena in the heart of Manhattan they came forward—from ;he loges, the balconies and the floor. 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The decision - makers were jonied by members of Graham's staff of 5(X) volunteer counselors, Influenza Epidemic Strickens 200,000 MANILA (UP) — Some 200,000 persons in The Philippines have been stricken in the influenza epidemic now raging through the Far East, it was estimated today. So far, 183 deaths have been reported, Thailand reported ik first Influenza coses wliile Japanese health authorities bnttled a second invasion of the disease. Philippine medical authorities launched "Operation Flu" in Manila—n house-lo-house survey to discover and hospitalize all unreported cases, Read the Classified Ads who led them to a conference room in the basement of the Garden to "give them guidance in reading the Bible and following a Christian life." Conviction Upheld By Supreme Court INDIANAPOLIS (UP) - The Indiana Supreme Court Monday affirmed the conviction of Wilson Mattingly in Posey Circuit Court on charges of trying to rob a barber shop. Mattingly was sentenced by Judge Francis E. Knowles to 2 to 14 years for conspiracy to commit a felony. He and William Auslcy wore caught by police at the rear of the Mount Vernon shop after a forced entrance.. Mattingly appealed on grounds he was convicted chiefly on testimony given by Ausley. He sought a new trial. The high court disagreed and said the two "wi-rt caught practically red-handed." Ligonier Troopers Win Pistol Contest PUTNAMVILLE. Ind. (UP>— The Ligonier post defeated teams from 12 other districts Monday to win the .10th annual Inter-District Pistol Meet of the Indiana State Police. Cpl. Paul Christian of the Blooming'.on post was awarded a trophy for the highest aggregate score. The Ligonier post was awarded a trophy for winning the te;un ^event. Members of the team worn Lt. George A. Everett of Ligonier, Trooper Russell 0. Lindsoy of, Kendalvillc, Trooper Wallace J. Maurow of Warsaw. Del. Sgt. Howard .1. Lighlfoot of Cromwell and Trooper Richard A. Raub of Auburn. ANY DRY CLEANING TODAY? 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