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August 24, 1965

Greensburg Daily News from Greensburg, Indiana · Page 8

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Rotarians See Slides Of Alaska Through slides shown by Mrs. Ed licCormack, Rotarians were taken on three trips to Alaska Monday evening. Tire pictures included those taken by Mr. and Mrs. McCormack on their motor trips to the 49th state in 1958, 1962 and 1964. Poor condition of the Alcan Highway prevented the McCor- macks from completing their initial trip. Slides illustrated changes in the highway made by 1962, when the McCormacks drove to Circle City, Alaska—the most northern point that can be reached by auto in North America and located beyound the Arctic Circle at Fort Yukon. The colorful array of slides included beautiful lakes, flowers and scenes of the Canadian Rockies. Highlights of their trip in 1964 included the damage resulting from the earthquake which struck Fairbanks and the surrounding area three months earlier. Slides depicted the extensive damage to homes, schools and other public structures. The McCormacks, during their extensive travels, have been in all states except Hawaii and Delaware. Monday evening's program was arranged by Charles Gilliland. William R. Morrish of Jersey City, N. J., was a visiting Rotarian. Announcement was made that the club's next meeting Aug. 30, will be the annual steak fry at the Greensburg City Park. Classified Ad Knone 663-3113 ' 3 for $2.95 Here's America's favorite T-shirt— Hanes! The Nylon-reinforced neck can't sag. New finish stays whiter than white. Size-fast, absorbent, combed cotton is cut full for easy action. S-M-L Why got pick up a half-dozen today? THE NAME'S HANES To Lead Revival Greensburg (Ind.) Daily News, Tuesday, Aug. 24.1965 Rev. Roy Bellamy of Prichard, W. Va., a long-time evangelist in the Pilgrim Holiness Church, will be the speaker at revival services to be held at the Clarksburg Pilgrim Holiness Church from Aug. 27 to Sept. 5. Nightly services will begin at 7:30 p. m. Wendell Gookins and daughter of Greensburg will be in charge of special music and singing. Two Awards for Local Jaycees Presented at District Meet The Greensburg Junior Chamber of Commerce received two awards at the annual District F family outing Sunday at Jefferson ville. The first was a Community Development award, recognizing the club's contribution to the solution of local problems. The other was an Individual Development award, acknowledging the club's program for developing its members to an awareness of community problems and a production of ideas for community improvement. The Community Development award acknowledged the club's work in providing rest rooms for the North Park, cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce in the erection of civic promotion signs along Interstate 74, the Halloween parade, the Easter egg hunt and sponsorship of a boy to the* Fellowship of Christian Athletes camp in Colorado. This was the club's second community development award, repeating the cluVs achievement in 1964. The individual development certificate was given for the club's Speak-Up Jaycee program. Six clubs out of the 21 in District F received awards at the Jeffersonville meeting. Attending the meeting were Mr. and Mrs. Richard Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. John Campbell and Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Endris. Endris is national director for District F. High Local Placings at Barrow Show High placings were garnered by several local 4-H members participating in the 12th annual Southeastern Indiana 4-H Barrow Show and Sale. Monday at Rushville. There were 181 head of barrows entered from eight counties in the event sponsored annually by the Rushville Junior Chamber of Commerce. Miss Barbara Colson was named reserve champion in the senior showmanship contest. Local exhibitors and their placings were: Heavyweight Crossbred Hampshire — Debbie Loudenback, first and fourth; and James Kincaid, third. Lightweight Crossbred Hampshire — James Kincaid, second and reserve champion of class; and Jacque Loudenback, third and fifth. Heavyweight (All Others Class) — Terry Hitchel, fourth. Lightweight (All Others Class) — Terry Hitchel, fourth. Lightweight Spotted Poland China—Steve Nesbit, second. Purebred Hampshire Lightweight Pair of Barrows- Mary Ann Lange, third. Lightweight Single Barrow — Mary Ann Lange, fifth. Lightweight Single — Daryl Colson, third. Lightweight Single — Barbara Colson, second. Grand champion barrow of the show was exhibited by Marilyn Gray of Rushville. The heavyweight Hampshire was purchased by Feet's Manufacturing Company for $1.20 per pound for a total of $259. The champion pair of lightweight Hampshires was exhibited by Janet Gray, sister of Marilyn Gray. The Southeastern Indiana 4-H steer show and sale will be held at Rushville Sept. 11. CHILD KILLED INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) — Lee Thomas Hampton, 12-year-old son of the Carl Hamptons, was killed late Monday when he was struck by a slow-moving Monon Railroad freight train. -MOORE'S- GIBSON 15 CU. FT. DELUXE UPRIGHT FREEZER 5013JB. CAPACITY SUPER FREEZE-FLO FREEZING SLIDE-OUT BASKET FOUR DOOR RACKS MULTI-MAGNET DOOR SEAL WITH LOCK PER WK. fllOOR€ r S SOUTHWEST CORKER SQUARE PAGES Plan Birthday Party For President Johnson WASHINGTON (UPI) — Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson flew to the LBJ Ranch in Texas Monday night to work on plans for the President's library and plan a celebration for his 57th birthday on Friday.'" """* * v The First Lady's press secretary, Mrs. Elizabeth Carpenter, said Mrs. Johnson suddenly decided to make the trip during the afternoon. Johnson is expected to join his wife at the ranch later this week. The celebration of his birthday was expected to be a family affair, with Mrs. Johnson planning several "surprise" gifts. Outfoxes Cat INDIANAPOLIS (UPI)— Governor Branigin apparently likes cats as well as the next man but things went too far Sunday when he found one on the back doorstep at the governor's mansion with a note on its neck. The note explained some child wanted the cat but its mother forbade it so the governor got it. So as not to become swamped with cats and also to make sure it was not some sly Republican maneuver, Branigin turned the animal over to a shelter. Marriage Licenses George Edward Bennett, 23, R. R. 5, Greensburg, and Kathleen Kay Townsend, 18, R. R. 1, St. Paul. Finishes Basic Pvt. Franklin L. Rigby Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin L. Rigby Sr. of Greensburg, has been selected for training in general supply at the engineering school at Ft. Belvoir, Va. Pvt. Rigby, a 1965 graduate of Greensburg High School, recently completed basic training at Ft. Knox, Ky. His new address is: Pvt. Franklin L. Rigby Jr., RA16822248, Co. A, 1st Bn. USAECB, Box 78, Ft. Belvoir, Va.—22060. Aug. 24, 1950 Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lee received word that their son, Pfc. Morton Lee, was reported wounded in action on Aug. 6. He was believed to be the first Greensburg casualty of the Korean conflict. Mrs. E. M. Bull left for Hawthorne, Calif, to visit her daughter, Mrs. Richard Payne, and family. Harry Luken, 66, died at his home on R. R. 2. Mrs. Mary A. Hoyt, 92, expired at the I. O. 0. F. Home. Remains were taken to Indianapolis. Mr. and Mrs. Elton Laws entertained the office force of the New York Central Railroad with a party honoring C. B. Williams, who was retiring Aug. 31. Rev. Clarence Hamilton had been reappointed to the charge of the Greensburg Pilgrim Holiness Church. Earl Shonk and family had moved from Rushville R. R. 1 to Greensburg R. R. 6. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Stier, son, Albert, and daughter, Pat Jamison, left for Naples, Fla. to visit relatives. Miss Jane McGeath had been disignated recipient of the scholarship awarded annually to a student majoring in library science at Indiana University by the Indiana Library Association. It was valued at $200. Mr. and Mrs. Orville Blankman and family of Watkins, la. were visiting homefolk. Republicans Plan Family Outing Sunday A Decatur County Republican pitch-in dinner is planned at the City Park here on Sunday, Aug. 29. The -event will be sponsored by the Decatur County Republican Women's Club and is set for 5:30 p. m. Stating that this is a family outing, Mrs. Mary Maynard, chairman, has requested that families bring their menu as well as table service. Coffee will be furnished, she said. Entertainment will be provided and recreational facilities in the area will be available, she added. S^yu*u * •-** * -"**fci^ True-Vac With Safety Serum Balancer Low Cost PROVEN PROTECTION AGAINST HOG CHOLERA! Why gamble with Hog Cholera ? Use the farmer tested and proved TRUE-VAC .plan with the Safety Serum Balancer. Vaccinate with ANCHOR TRUE-VAC today! Do it yourself...and SAVE! Batterton's WEST SIDE DRUGS Services Held for Francis Knecht, 71 RUSHVILLE, Ind. — Funeral services for Francis F. Knecht, 71, were held Tuesday morning in St. Mary's Catholic Church lere. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery. Mr. Knecht died at 1 p. m. Saturday in Rushville Nursing Home. He was a retired fanner and former race horse driver. He was born in Rush County on Oct. 26, 1893, the son of Wiliam and Katherine Riedman Knecht, and was married Aug. 4, 1919, to Margery Van Pelt, who survives. In addition to owning and operating a farm north of here, Mr. Knecht also formerly owned :wo race horses, Rushville Lad and Cabbage K., which raced on major circuits. Mr. Knecht was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, and the Knights of Columbus, Eagles and Elks lodges. He was a past exalted ruler and former trustee of the Elks. Surviving with the widow, a resident of the Hillside Haven Nursing Home, are a daughter, Mrs. Gene (Betty) Evans of Rushville, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mr. Knecht was the last of a family of seven. He also was preceded in death by a son, Billy Van, who died in childhood. LUMBER SUPPLY SPOKANE — More than one- third of the nation's lumber supply comes from three Pacific' coast states — Washington, Oregon and California. Dr. Weimer Neiv Local Optometrist Dr. Larry G. Weimer, who recently located in Greensburg, has joined in practice with Dr. C. W. Childress, optometrist, in the Oliger Building on East Washington Street. A native of Frankfort, Ind., Dr. Weimer graduated from Frankfort High School and attended Indiana University School of Optometry. He is a member of Sigma Chi fraternity and Omega Epsilon Phi professional fraternity. Married Aug. 26, 1962, to the former Karen Bowen, also a native of Frankfort, Dr. and Mrs. Weimer have one child, Jennifer Lynn, born Aug. 13 of this year: They reside at 5 Kessing Drive in Greensburg. DR. C. W. CHILDRESS OPTOMETRIST announces that DR. LARRY G. WEIMER OPTOMETRIST is now associated with him in the practice of optometry at 223 East Washington street, Greensburg. PHONE 662-4804 Randcraft SETS THE PACE IN FOOTWEAR FASHION For The Teenager RICH, BLACK NERO GRAIN PRINTS ON COWHIDE STANDS OUT ON HARD PITCHED HEELS. PUT YOURSELF IN A PAIR. LEADER SHOE STORE WEST SIDE SQUARE THE DODGE DOYS BRINGING PRICES DOWN TO EARTH IN A GIGANTIC COUNT-DOWN SALE! The count-down is on! For Dodge Darts. Coronets. Big 121-inch wheelbase Polaras. Custom 880's. And Dodge Monacos. To keep people showing up, and Dodge sales going up, The Dodge Boys are counting down prices so you count up the savings. You pay a whole lot less and get a whole lot more. .. like never before! 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