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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 40

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Twenty legaaspwt, HwBana, Wiares-Mbtm* . Secret File Disclosed In Girard Case Defense Department Records ' Reveal GI Claimed He Fired Over Head o! Slain Jap ' Woman —WASffiNGTON (UP) — The se- iret Defense Department file on William S. Girard slx*ws that the Army specialist third class claimed he fired from the hip and pyer the head- oC the Japanese woman he killed. -Girard also said he did not be- Supreme Court a.: part of the evidence on which it could base its decision on whether Girard should be tried ky a U. S. Army court martial or a Japanese court. and son, Leroy, of Chicago, are' spending a vacation at their river i cottage south of town. ' Mr. and Mrs. John Carey, of Los Angeles, ' Calif., were breakfast guests Sunday morning of Mr. and Eight Supreme Court justices Mrs. Harvey Hiatt. conferred for two and a half hours on the case Tuesday morning and another two hours in the afternori. There was no indication wfien the court will rule. The ninth justice, William 0. Douglas, is on a tour of the near east. Wmamac The Alibi Bowlmnters held a rab- u ibit hunt Sunday. Luck'y rabbits j "']!! were brought in by Jack Felker, Tom Denham, Cecil Button and Ray Haschel. The most rabbits were brought in by Ray Felker for a prize. Winners of the novelty shoots ^ a ^ „«.„„,„,., alluu , 3 the empty cartridge toe tirea| were Kay Haschel| Jack Pelkeri would hurt anyone even if it oil l£em.' -Tile acknowledged he knew the grenade launch* r he used to hurl the cartridge like a missile was accurate and that it would fire an; empty shell "quite a ways." •• But the file also contains a iworn statement by Girard's Army buddy, Specialist 3-c Victor M. •Nitke, that Girard fired from the Vnpulder after aiming directly at the woman. -'Nickel, who was with Girard -when Girard fired the fatal shot, 3lso said he and Girard first coaxed the woman and other Japanese civilians close enough so 'Girard "could take a shot at them." •'- .A copy of the secret Defense J>epart.ment file—10 pages in all— tins made available to the United.! i'ress today. -.Other copies wwe given to the Button and Ray Felker. Archery films were shown in the eve ning.- The Carp derby ended June 30. The largest carp was taken with a spear by Ray Haschel, it weighed 26V4 pounds. Don Files was run. ner up with a 22 pounder. A carp weighing Jo .Ibs was shot with a bow and arrow by Ray Felker. The next meeting of the club will be July 14, at 12:30 p.m. Misses Barbara Heater, Peggy Coble, Jeanette Hoffman and Sandy Moody spent Sunday at Washington Park with Miss Ardith Klinder. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence ScbulU Mr. and Mrs. Roberl Beauchamp of Addison, 111., visited Monday and Tuesday wilh her parents Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hanson, Miss Diane Trinosky who is employed at St. Elizabeth hospital Lafayette, spent the weekend with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Ed Trinosky. Arnold Beem, eighteen-year-old youth of Rt. 2, Winamac, appeared in court Tuesday morning and. received a one to five'year sentence on a petit larceny charge, and was placed on probation. Hs was arrested July 5 along with a fourteen year old juvenile by Sheriff Ralph Galbreath for stealing gasoline from a private, supply. A suit has been filed in circuit court, State vs ( Wise Minix, malicious trespass. He is accused of wilful destruction of properly belonging to Landon Minix and in the possession of Ira Hyatt. A collision of a 1954 model car driven by Mrs. Naomi Mae Lizenby of Winamac and a farm trac- tor operated by Joe Scheffer of Rt. 2, Star City, .1 mile north and mile west of the intersection of highways 39 and 14,' last Friday, resulted in the destruction -of the tractor and approximately $400 damage to the car. Deputy sheriff Wayne Koepky made the investigation. Kewanna Joe Crabili, who resigned his position as local postmaster June 29, left July 6th for San Francisco for training by the Friden company. Following training in California, Mr. Crabili will. work, in Fort Wayne. The Friden concern makes adding and calculating machines. Francis Sanders, of Rochester, assumed his duties Monday as manager of the local Farmers and MerchanLs Bank.' During the last five years, Mr. Sanders has been associated wilh the National Bank 511 ALCOA Aluminum Siding Glen Reid's A&A Erie Ave. Phone 3650 of Logansporl. Here, he .succeeds R. A. Fisher, who resigned recently. Mr. and .Mrs. Kenneth Luckey and children left Saturday for southern' Indiana and Cincinnati, Ohio, to visit friends. Mr, and Mrs. Michael Bines returned home Sunday from Chicagi, where, they, attended the wedding of their son, Dr. James Hines. Second Llautenarit ana Mrs. Bill Mastellar and daughter left Tuesday morning for Aberdeen, Maryland, after visiting here with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mastellar and Mr. and' Mrs. Ernest Benjamin. Specialist 3/C and Mrs. Alvin Yoder and daughter, of Williamstown, New York, have also been visiting in the Robert Mastellar home. Mrs. Yoder is the former Dora Mastellar. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Ginn' of Monticello were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Ginn. Bill Harris is spending the week in Indianapolis with his uncle, George Harris, and family. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Rouch spent Friday and Saturday with relatives and friends in South Bend. Mr. and MM. Clark King, of Flint, Michigan, were weekend guests 'of her parents, Mr, and Mrs. P. J. Dwyer. Mrs G. E. Metzger is visiting relatives in Canada. Miss Theresa Miller, a student nurse at .the Indiana Medical Center in Indianapolis, is spending a three-week's' vacation here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Miller. The Kewanna Homemakers Club has 'postponed their picnic at the home of Mrs. Garland Masterson Attend INDIANA BUSINESS COLLEGE of Logansport You Can Save Time and Money SPECIAL ENTRANCE DATE MONDAY, JULY 16 Call in person, write, or phone 4276 for Bulletin. 501 Barnes Office Building YOUR FRIENDLY MERCHANT SAYS THANK YOU WITH CASH VALUE TONG DISTANCE MOVING BECK'S TRANSFER PHONE 3539 GARDEN TILLER FOR RENT Self Propelled, Selective Tilling. Garden'the easy way with a Morry-Tiller. THESE GARDEN TOOLS FOR RENT Power lawn mowers, Aerators, Fertilizer Sproaders, Rollers, Fence Stretcher*, Grub Hoei, Electric Hedge Trimmer, Post Hole Augeri Pruning Saws, Shovels, Tree Trimmers. ALL AT TOOL RENTAL DEPT. South Side Lbr. Co. 811 Burlington Ave. Phone 2319 Open Sunday Morning NOTICE NEW LOGANSPORT STORE HOURS Effective Friday, July 12 Logansport Stores Will Observe the Following Store Hours OPEN FRIDAYS 'TIL 9:00 P.M. CLOSED SATURDAYS AT 5 P.M. Retail Division LOGANSPORT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Better than Brick Cheaper than Lumber Peru Brikcrete Co. 479 Adorns Ave. Peru Ind. NO BUG WORRIES THIS SUMMER .with ALUMINUM STORM WINDOWS & DOORS 3 MAJOR MANUFACTORS B R A N D S TO CHOOSE FROM. Expert Installation Free Estimates Gladly! Wednesday Evening, July 10, 1957. from July 15 to July 22, due to the illness o£ Mrs. Masterson's sister. . Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Whiteman spent Sunday with relatives in Griffith. Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Henning and Mrs. Effie Hiatt were at Winona Lake Sunday afternoon attending services in the Billy Sunday Tabernacle. 'Mary Henning and Luanne Adams returned home, with them after spending a few days there attending the Youth For Christ Conference. Mrs. H. H. Hildebrandt, Jr. and children, of Indianapolis, are here visiting in the Clayton Brown home. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Graffis spent Saturday in Indianapolis. Mr. and Mrs. David Bcsse and family were guests Sunday of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Besse of Goodland. Although large numbers of older people migrate to California and Florida the proportion of older people in both those states Is still below the national average of 8.2 percent of the populalion, says a report of the Twentieth* Century Fund. PHONE 3666 Just North On Road 17 VACATION TIME AT HAMMOND PHARMACY 6th and Broadway Logansport WILL BE aOSED From July 14th to July 22nd CHECK YOUR VACATION NEEDS • BATHING CAPS • NOSE CLIPS • EARPLUGS • SUNBURN REMEDIES • SUNTAN LOTIONS "Logan's Prescription Drug Store" WE'RE STILL ROLLIN Big Discounts:— $ $ $ $ $ $ Generous Overallowances ?? Think We're Just Boasting ?? "If so, ask the 43 New Car Buyers of our new Chevrolets and Buicks in June or ask the 55 buyers of our used cars." They'll all tell you they made the best deal at W. S. E. Low Low Financing Complete Service Facilities Honestly Guaranteed Used Cars Up to 36 Months To pay 2nd and Broadway Logansport 2nd and Broadway Logansport WILDERMUTH-SHARP & EMPLOYEES IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT For your convenience to permit you to do your SHOPPING and BANKING on Friday evening and have all day Saturday free- Your local Banks will remain Open on Friday Evening from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. v Open as usual until noon Saturday Remember to do your Banking on Friday Nite. The Farmers & Merchants State Bank Logansport, Ind. The National Bank of Logansport

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