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Emporia Gazette, The (Newspaper) - February 17, 1958, Emporia, Kansas Page Tvro THE EMPORIA DAILYGAZETTE Caril Fulgdte Killers Friend Is Typical Child CourtNamed Counsel Favorably Impressed LINCOLN Neb Me Arthur Lincoln attorney appoint ed by the court to defend the 14 yearold girl friend of admitted killer Charles Starkweather de scribes her as a typical McArthur was named Saturday by District Judge Harry A Spen cer to defend Caril Fúgate in the first degree murder charge pro ceedings she faces She accompa nied Starkweather last month on a killing spree that left 10 persons dead in Nebraska and one in Wyoming The attorney who visited his client for the first time late yes terday said he was favorably McArthur said he did not dis cuss details of the case with Cari but explained my job was to serve her do it her way If she wanted to fire me I would have to respect that I wanted her to understand it was her case her he said In an unprecedented action Judge Spencer named McArthur defense attorney although the girl is not yet under district court ju risdiction The Lincoln Legal Aid Bureau had applied for appointment of an attorney in an apparent effort to remove the threat of the elec tric chair from Caril The legal aid bureau had said the county court where a pre liminary hearing is scheduled for Caril March 8 has no jurisdiction to inquire into the first degree murder complaint but can only transfer it to juvenile court Juve nile court cannot order the death penalty Bid of Is High for Clearing A DriveIn Site Two Emporia Santa Fe em ployes G W Fancher 2H South Constitution and G W Miller 420 Constitution have been given the job of clearing a resi dence from the site where a new drivein facility will be built this year for the Emporia State Bank Mr Fancher and Mr Miller who have razed other structures for salvage sale bid for the privilege of tearing down the house at the northwest corner of Eighth Avenue and Merchant Street The bid was the highest among the eight received and opened by bank officials Saturday afternoon The buyers also have the privilege of disposing of the stone in the foundation as well as the lumber and heating and plumbing installa tions Earl James President of the Emporia State Bank reports the banks directors have approved the preliminary plans for the new motor bank prepared by Archi tects Buck and Lewis Bids will be called for as soon as the final plans are completed and construc tion work is expected to be under way by April The faculty will have two windows for serving banking customers in cars and an enclosed entrance for walkup cus tomers There will be parking space on the tract and lanes for cars to enter and leave from both Merchant Street and West Eighth Avenue WAVE Recruiters at Colleges This Week Opportunities available for young women desiring appointments as commissioned officers in the U S Navy will be explained by a WAVE Procurement Officer on Emporias two college campuses this week She will visit Emporia State on and College of Em poria on Thursday About Town 0 A Facklam 1120 West Fifth a Santa Fe brake roan entered the Santa Fe hos pital at Topeka this morning for examination Mrs Waltreen Mosby has re turned to Topeka after a visit with her father W C Phoenix 719 Congress St Underwood Typewriter and Add ing Machine Agency Didde Supply and Printing Inc Sales Servicz and Mr and Mrs Edgar Milton and son Eddie 1412 West spent the weekend in Kansas City Mr and Mrs Ennis Whitehead of Newton were Emporia visitors Saturday New store hours for your conven ience 7 a m to 8 p m Also hour cleaning senice CD request eath and carry no extra charge BOD Ton Cleaners 827 Mr and Mrs Roy Moon 206 Exchange attended funeral services Friday in Horton for a niece Miss Gwendolin Jones of Topeka Miss Jones had visited in Emporia many times She was a cousin of Charles Triggs 409 Rural St Mrs J H Hanna 1702 Sherwood Way returned Sunday night from a twoweek visit with her daugh and their families She viist Dr and Mrs Leonard A Shepanek and daughtters in Chi cago IlLj and Mr and Mrs May nard H Finley and their family in Dayton Ohio Shirts laundered c n jt o m Bon Toa Cleaners phone Frances J Jones Lyon County Superintendent served today on a discussion panel at Emporia State College at a meeting of county su perintendents Sunday dinner guests of Mamie Witt 717 West Ninth were Mr and Mrs Frank Boone Mrs William Chambers Mrs A C Gilbert Carl Kopke Floyd Chambers and L A Trumbull Rtifs cleaned anfl resiled Bon Ton Five new car registrations have been made at the County Treas urers office during the past few days Owners are Medford Logs don Hartford a Mercury John W Walls 1009 Sylvan a Pontiac E R Diggs 1219 Merchant a Ford W T Belshee 330 South Sylvan a Chevrolet Arnold Berns 1627 Shenvood Way an Edsel Members of the Auxiliary to the LowryFunston Post 1980 V F will attend funeral services Tuesday for Mrs Fred D Morfitt Kentucky Tried box dinner with only 80c Phone and pick up your order in minutes KasUe Mr and Mrs Laurence Russell who have just been released from the U S Navy are visiting Mr Russells parents Dr and Mrs R B Russell 1021 Congress St Mr and Mrs W L Sherffius Rt 2 were hosts at a basket din ner Sunday to honor Mr and Mrs Harvey Sampson of Clearlake who are visiing Kansas rel atives Mrs Sherffius and Mr Sampson are sister and brother Their guests were Caroline Samp son and Mr and Mrs Joseph Goodell and children Emporia Mr and Mrs William Fox Hart ford Mr and Mrs Abram Thut and children Elmdale Mr and Mrs Merle Smith and children and Mabel Pringle Marion Mr and Mrs Leland Chizek and chil dren Lincolnville The afternoon was spent visiting and skating One Weekend Accident Only one minor one reported by city police on Emporia streets over the weekend It occurred at p m Sunday when a 1950 Plymouth driven by WiHard Parks of Cottonwood Falls and a 1952 Mercury operated by Irwin J Stapleton Rt 5 collided at the intersection of Sixth Avenue and Merchant Street Damages amounted to to the Plymouth and only to the Mercury C M Harris to A C of C Public Relations Post C M Mell Harris recently retired as Emporia District Field Representative for the Standard Oil has been employed as Director of Public Relations by the Chamber of Commerce Mr Har ris duties according to ber announcement will deal main Emporia Kansas Monday February IT there s for FLOWERS Anderson Phone 710 1202 W Sixth Ave EMPORIA KANSAS C M Harris ly with membership activities and he will assist Manager Howard Hamlin in preparing for conven tions and other gatherings spon sored by the C of C Mr Harris who has lived in Emporia for the past 28 years is a native of Sheldon and is married to the former Viola Burke of Kansas City Mo The couple iive at 1220 Grove and have two children a daughter Mrs N A Stinson resides at 1318 Center and a son James is a telemetry technician for the Ra dio Corporation of America at Cocoa Fla Localettes Out of the Army Philip Lloyd Penny Morgan who has spent the past three years with the 77th Special Forces group of the Army returned home Fri day after receiving his discharge in San Francisco earlier in the week He spent the past nine months in the Far East and flew home from Tokyo Japan He will enroll for spring se mester at Emporia State College Miss Judy Morgan a student at the University of Kansas spent the weekend with her parents and brother New Interviewer Miss Mildred Horton former school teacher and employe of Marshal Field Department Store in Chicago began work this morn ing as an interviewer in the Kan sas State Employment Office lo cated in Civic Auditorium A grad uate of Kansas State Teachers College at Pittsburg Miss Horton has taught school at Kansas City Wichita and Coffeyville She is making her Emporia home at the Community Center 224 East Sixth Ave Firemen Respond to 3 Weekend Alarms Emporia firemen answered three alarms Saturday afternoon and evening The first was at p m to the corner of Fifth Ave nue and Chestnut Street where wiring in a 1956 Chevrolet owned by Earl Morray 849 West Sixth had caught fire Paint was burned off the hood of the car and some of the wiring destroyed be fore firemen extinguished the blaze with 100 gallons of waetr An emergency call was made at p m to the home of Everett W Brockelmari 121 Market where the sevenmonthold Brock elman boy was choking Firemen reported that the youngster was all right by the time they arrived and use of the resuscitator was not necessary A burning motor in the heating system of the Emporia Recreation Center at Fifth Avenue and Con stitution Street occurred at p m Firemen reported a lot of but no damage Fired Superintendent Sues for His Salary EL DORADO Harry A Moore who was discharged as superintendent of schools at La tham Feb 3 has filed suit in But ler County District Court for re covery of he says is due him on his oneyear contract The suit also asks costs and other relief as the court may deem The action was filed against Tom Starkey director of the La tham school board and two school boards of which Starkey is direc School District 42 and Rural High School District No 3 In the suit Moore contends there was no just cause for his dismissal The amount sought is the difference between his annual salary of and the amount he says already has been paid him Moores discharge followed a dispute over administrative pol icies and was sparked by his rul ing that a 16yearold senior was ineligible to play on the high schools girls basketball team DEATH Mrs HenoG Williams Dead Mrs Henry G Williams for merly of McPherson died Sunday night at the home of her daugh ter Mrs L W Dillman Rt 4 where she had lived for the past four years Funeral services will be held at 2 p m Thursday in the Quiring Funeral Home at McPherson with burial in the McPherson Ceme tery The casket will be open at the RobertsBlueBarnett Chapel until 10 a m Thursday Etta Alice Phillippi daughter of Benjamin F and Anna Marie Boyts Phillippi was born June 1st 1372 in Morrison 111 She moved to McPherson County with her parents in 1873 Henry G Wil liams whom she married Oct 30ih 1895 died May 5th 1941 Sur viving are two daughters Mrs Dillman and Mrs W T Bowers of McPherson an adopted son and grandson John W Williams Sea Girt N and three great grand children Leslie Ann Melissa Jane and John Wesley Wililams She was preceded in death by a daugh ter Mateland two brothers and three sisters She was a member of the McPherson Presbyterian Church Mrs Frank Humphrey Mrs Frank Humphrey 84 for merly of 209 Neosho died Sat urday at the home of her daugh ter Mrs John B Burch in Kan sas City where she had been for the past five weeks Funeral services will be held at 1 p m Tuesday in the McVey Chapel conducted by the Rev E F Buck with burial in Maplewood Cemetery Mrs Humphrey is survived by her daughter Mrs Burch a son Robert Humphrey St Joseph two sisters Mrs Edward G Perkins 1515 Prairie and Mrs William Hensley 621 Cottonwood nine grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren She was pre ceded in death by Mr Humphrey and a son Jesse She was a member of Grace Methodist and the Womans Relief Corps Mrs John T Cos Dead Mrs John T Cox 15 Market died Saturday afternoon in Newman Memorial County Hospi tal after two years of failing health Funeral services will be held at 2 p m Wednesday in the First Christian Church conducted by the pastor the Rev D Neal Mor ris Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery The casket will be open at the RoberteBlueBarnett Chapel until time for the services Ileen Marip Wolcott daughter of Archie R and Edith Lucas Wol cott was born Nov 13th 1917 in Emporia Surviving are her hus band whom she married Dec 18th 1938 her father and a daughter Mary Ann of the home a Edith Mrs Lloyd Owen Hamilton a brother Archie E Wolcott Lawrence and a sister Mrs C W Green 324 South Cottonwood St She was a member of the First Christian Church THE JOHNSON SERVICES services for Archie C Johnson who died un expectedly at his home at Hamil ton Wednesday were held Friday afternoon in the Methodist church in Hamilton with the Rev W H Zimmerman and W L Shuler in charge of the service Fletcher Powell Fred Curry Howard KHng insmith and Maurice Gordon sang accompanied by Mrs Roy Beever Pallbearers were Robert Fry Robert Johnson Glen John son Floyd Johnson Howard John son and Jack Johnson Military services were conducted by the JamesSillBrown Post of American Legion Burial was in Hamilton Cemetery Colorados Governor Denied Two Requests DENVER CVColorados Dem ocraticdominated Legislature de nied Gov Steve McNichols a Democrat two of the things he wanted most but gave him almost all his other requests during its session that ended last midnight The lawmakers refused to give the governor a milliondollar fund with which to meet disasters and declined to go along with his plan for a constitutional amendment to set up a cabinet By implication however the cabinet plan was included in a constitutional amendment for re vision of the states civil service system which finally passed The Democratic leader of the Senate Sam T Taylor of Wal senburg publicly thanked Repub licans in the chamber for approv ing the civil service amendment Topekan Named President Of Kansas Press Women TOPEKA lavMrs Don Dinnery Topeka is the new president of the Kansas Press Women Other officers elected at a week end meeting Mrs Lois Smith Ottawa first vice president Mrs Mona Kes singer Junction City secondvice president Mrs Marie Engelmann Hill City secretary and Mrs Aileen Mallory Topeka treasurer The meeting was a joint affair with the region 6 of the national press women Eisenhower Library Building Fund Drive to Be Launched Next Week ABILENE ffl A nationwide campaign to raise a three mil lion dollar fund for construction of the Eisenhower Presidential Li brary in Abilene will be launched here Feb 27 the governors na tional committee for the library announced today Gov George Docking and Harry Darby of Kansas City former senator are cochairmen of the committee In a statement released at na tional headquarters office here they said Benjamin F Fairless president of the American Iron and Steel Institute and former president of U S Steel had ac cepted appointment as chairman of the board of directors and its executive committee for the cam paign They also said Mr and Mrs Fairless and other prominent per sons from throughout the coun try will attend the kickoff lunch eon and organizational meeting in Abilene Launching of the nationwide campaign follows what Docking and Darby described as a most inspirational start by hometown citizens of Abilene and Dickinson County where President Eisen hower grew to manhood and re ceived his early education Since the first of this year vol untary contributions totaling thou sands of dollars have been made to the library fund by about persons Ellison E Ketchum ex ecutive director of the campaign reported Nearly 200 business firms and organizations made 100 per cent contributions The proposed library will be lo cated directly across the street from the Presidents boyhood home and the Eisenhower Mu seum which was dedicated by Eisenhower in 1954 The site al ready has been purchased by the state of Kansas Darby said it was the plan of Fairiess and the national com mittee to begin construction this year and have the library in oper ation before the end of President Eisenhowers term The location of the Presidential Library in Abilene is in keeping with the tradition of building these shrines in the home towns of for mer presidents and is consistent with the decentralization of val uable historical documents in or der to assure their safekeeping Darby said Under federal law presidential libraries when completed are presented to the government as a gift of the people Thereafter they are maintained and operated by the federal archives and rec ords service of the General Serv ices Administration Darby said outofstate guests at the Abilene kickoff will include state campaign directors named by Fairless They will meet in the Kansas City the night before and come to Abilene on a special train the next morning The library will include not only Eisenhower presidential papers and documents but some of his personal military papers and rec ords Members of the committee pointed out that the Eisenhower Library will be located less than 175 miles from the Harry S Tru man Library in Independence Mo The two will afford students and visitors an unusual source of ma terial covering nearly two dec ades of a crucial period in Amer ican history they said Overseas Teaching Jobs Are Available Qualified candidates from the midwest area for foreign teaching posts will be interviewed by repre sentatives from the overseas schools at the United States Army Engineer office in Kansas City on March 7th 8th and 10th During the 195859 school year for eign teaching positions will be available in Armyoperated schools for American children in Germany France Italy Japan and Okinawa The greatest number of vacan cies will be for elementary teach ers experienced in the primary grades and secondary teachers who qualify in two major fields Op portunities generally exist for school librarians guidance coun selors and dormitory supervisors A limited number of administra tive positions are expected General qualifications include a bachelors degree 18 semester hours credit in professional educa tion courses and two years of teaching experience Candidates must be between the ages of 23 and 60 Women must be single without dependents In addition to free transporta tion rentfree living quarters are available in most areas Salary for the instructional staff is 5377 monthly The tour of duty is one year Inquiry about application pro cedure can be made to the U Srv Army Engineer office 911 Walnut Kansas City 6 Mo Birthday Celebration For Former Emporian Mr and Mrs G 0 Seaman 109 Constitution have returned from Ontario where they attended the 90th birthday anniver sary celebration of Mr Seamans mother Mrs Lewis Seaman who lived for many years at 100 3Ex change St Mrs Seamans chil dren Fontella Mrs John Jones with whom she lives Irene Mrs Harry Mathews Pomona Eula Mrs Elmer Thornton Wich ita and Mr Seaman were all with her for the celebration One hundred and eleven persons signed the guest book at a recep tion given Sunday Feb 9th at the Jones home and Mr Seaman en tertained with a family dinner on Monday at Henrys in Pomona Guests at the dinner were Mrs Seaman Mr and Mrs Jones Mr and Mrs Mathews and Mr and Mrs Thornton Five Drivers Charged With Traffic Violations Charles D Livengood of Kansas City was arrested on the Kansas Turnpike by troopers Sun day afternoon and charged with driving while under the influence of intoxicants He was fined and costs in Lyon County Court this morning Romer 15 of 925 Commercial was charged by city police Sunday with speeding and driving under conditions un warranted by her restricted driv ers license Her case will be turned over to the Lyon County Juvenile Court Rex Arthur Eberly Wichita was charged with speeding by city police Sunday morning He posted a cash bond and is to appear in police court Thursday John Cameron McDonald 296 West Twelfth posted a cash bond after being charged with speeding by city police Sat urday evening A police court hearing has been scheduled for March 13th Paul E Pendergast Frankfort was charged with driving 60 miles an hour in a 30 miles an hour speed zone Saturday by city police He posted a cash bond and is scheduled for a police court hear ing Thursday Hospitals Newman Memorial County Admitted Saturday Cindy Atkinson 1403 Market lone Boden 1521 Highland Ileen Cox 15 Market Anna Nash 224 East Sixth Ronnie Ramirez 415 Sylvan Billy Scott 310 Sherman Debra Kel sey 631 Arundel JamesBax ter Lebo Edward Sutton 18 South Congress St Dismissed Saturday Hazel Schultz Madison Ida Cochennet 116 West Seventh Lillie Rhoads 318 West Opal Kirk Matfield Green Arnold Al len Sugar Creek Marilyn Shriver and son 1025 Exchange Isaac Beach 1126 East Twelfth Ivor Smith Rt 1 Harvey DeWitt Cottonwood Falls Ernest DiHey 1012 Grand Leon Zink 812 WhiUier Claire Rathke Olpe Admitted Sunday Charles Berryhill Olpe Alta Wright Admire Nettie Tompkins 515 South Union Fred Cramer 502 WhiJdin Namoi Watson 1221 West Seventh Blanche Hughes 902 Market Ron Bruce 922 Mechanic Alice Wil kins Osage City Evelyn Hudson Constitution Almo Lewis Burlington Leon Loomis Rt 2 Dismissed Sunday Thomas Wylie 1006 West Seventh Terry Brickell 605 Lawrence Elsie Rhodes Madison Lo rena Loomis Rt 2 Bertha Baker Matfield Green Norma Schwil ling Strong City Delores Reisen 1607 Merchant Roy Bouldin Eureka Admitted today Joan Dains 811 Watson Bon nie Maxfield Admire Elizabeth Gallagher 735 Oak Dixie Lee Sigier 1717 Sherwood Flossie LaNier Rt 1 Mamie Mellinger 924Congress St Dismissed today Gunkle twins 1002 Woodland Ida Grooms Madison Coleen Keeffe and son Osage City Emma Mayes Madison St Marys Admitted Saturday Mrs Robert Martin Madison Dismissed Saturday Louise Rangel Rt 3 Francis A Arnett Olpe Baby girl Whitaker Dunlap Verne Simons Rt 1 Carol Boes Cottonwood Falls Frances Muñoz 117 Walnut St Admitted Sunday Perry Reser 1520 Center Mary Ellen Sowers Madison Lu cinda Happy Waverly Dismissed Sunday Mrs James Smith Rt 2 Clif ford Myers 214 Exchange Wil liam and Robert Pease 909 Arun del Eileen Brown Olpe Mrs Wayne Peak Bazaar Sharon Kay Gomez 716 West Ninth Ave Admitted today Rodney Maxwell Admire Ted WILLIAM H WALKER son of Mr and Mrs Charles W Walker Rt 1 Emporia recently was discharged from the U S Air Corps at March Field California He was a staff sergeant in elec tronics hasing completed the Air Corps schools in his branch Staff Sergeant Walker was grad uated from the Emporia Senior High School in 1953 His address is 1000 Stratford South Pasa dena Calif He plans to enroll at the University of California at Los Angeles next September Trear Rt 5 Albert Tyson Olivet Dismissed today Mary Ellen Sanchez 520 South Arundel St Births Insurance Exclusively Phone 3170 McAntee4awrence Insurance Agency Inc II WMI Sixth Funeral Announcements MORFITT Mrs Fred D Fu neral services win be held Tuesday p Roberts Chapel Burial will be in Memorirl Lawn Cemetery Rev DaviC W Isaac will be in charge COX Mrs John T Funeral services will be held Wednes day p First Chris tian Church Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery Rev D Neal Morris will be in charge WILLIAMS Mrs Henry G No funeral arrangements have been made RoberfsBlueBarnett Funeral Home PHONE 76 The Look of Loveliness The touch of luxuríousnesi the certainty of perfect fit a sparkling suit by from our just arrived collection in the newest spring fabrics Moderately priced to Mr and Mrs Robert Martin Madison are the parents of a son born Saturday at St Marys Hos pital Mr and Mrs Clayton Wilkins Osage City are the parents of a daughter born Sunday in Newman Memorial County Hosiptal Mr and Mrs Wilbur Hudsonf Constitution are the par ents of a son born Sunday New man Hospital Two Drivers Are Fined Two traffic violation cases have been disposed of in Lyon County Court Clarence E Mahoney 115 West was fined and costs on charges of illegal pass ing on a highway Robert Elliott was fined and costs for speed ing on Highway 50 No one who serves your delivers more or the money than your Gazette carrier Memorial Humphrey Funeral services for Elizabeth Humphrey will be held Tues day p McVey Chap el Burial will be in Maple wood Cemetery EWlES FOR OLD They Sure Do Like All dirt gone Spots vanished Colors patterns bright as new Expertly reshaped for easy tieing FEBRUARY SPECIAL 8 for BAIRD CLEANERS Phone 939 13 East 6th 1018 ComI
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