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Emporia Gazette, The (Newspaper) - December 15, 1960, Emporia, Kansas Émpofía Kansas December 15 1960 About Town city Building inspectors ofLeaded s Named THE GAZETTE DEATH Schools ice has issued a building permit to Mrs Beulah Akine 309 South Pine to remodel her home Cost is estimated at 17 Ruth Loe formerly of Pats Beauty Shop now with Beauty Fair 813 Commercial All friends and customers welcome Dl Directors of the Lyon County Rural Electric Corporative Asso ciation the office staff employes and families attended 3 Christ mas season dinner Wednesday night at Blaylocks Cafe H Close out price on few remaining Cookbooks of West minster Presbyterian Church Ideal for Christmas gifts Pur chase at Hughes and Company Jewelers or call DI 2055Q for de Mrs Catherine Didde who for merly lived at 614 Exchange mother of Carl Didde now is stay ing with her daughter Mrs George Snyder 5919 Alhambra Mission Mrs Didde recently was released from St Marys Hospital in Kansas Mo Entire siocfc Christmas trees reduced Cedars firs all sizes Open evenings 12th and Principal Francis Taylor and Roy Stanton of Emporia High School were in Lawrence Wednes day evening to attend the North east Kansas Area Workshop for Adult Education at the University of Kansas Dr Kerry Levinson psychiatrist at the Menninger Cllinic and a former Emporia State College student was the chief speaker Jl AnntiaZ meeting Emporia Fe Credit Union will be held Dec 15 I960 p Santa Fe Freight House 3rd and West St J W Timmons Charles L Miller Lebo Super intendent of Schools is a patient at the Newman Memorial County Hospital He suffered a heart attack at Lebo Monday 7 Visit Game Depart ment for a nice selection of pastimes for all ages 803 Com Mr and Mrs Neil Heidrick and children 1 Neosho will go to Kansas City Friday to visit Mrs Heidricks mother Mrs Margie Wingate Friday evening Mrs Wingate will give a birthday din ner in honor of Mr Heidrick ti Christmas Trees Kasls 12th and Larry Miller Topeka secretary manager of the Kansas Press As sociation was a visitor today at The Gazette office F Cióse ouí price on few remaining cookbooks of West minster Presbyterian Church Ideal for Christmas gifts Pur chase at Hughes and Company Jewelers or call Dl 20550 for The annual Jobs Daughters Winter Formal dance will be held from 9 until 12 p Friday eve ning in the Terrace Room of the Student Union building on the Em poria State College campus The Five Guys orchestra will play Miss Sharon Spencer daughter of Dr and Mrs Harold Spencer 1316 West Fifteenth is the Hon ored Queen of the organization Santa Glaus Letters Scribbled and Erased Scribbles erasures revisions markouts and substitutions are evident in many childrens letters to Santa Glaus One boy Jimmy in signifying his list of wanted Christmas gifts by scribbling closed his letter with a big curlicue marked P S Leona Mae asks Santa to bring a paly toy piano a jump rope some tights and ice skates Stanley who said I had a won derful time last wants Santa to deliver a revolving un loading cement truck a snub nosed 38 with shoulder a Roy Rogers light tan robe a Shotgun Slade gun some black cowboy boots Then I would like a hydraulic dump he said so I will have a happy Christ I have a wrote Wilma May 1 have a fishbowl and a camera this Christmas Denice who has been a good girl wants Santa to deliver some toys Those listed on the back of her letter include a baton piano jackinthebox a puppet a safe Hippo a doll bed car seat Katy doll and kart Bobby wants a Shotgun Slade Campaign Will Be Held In MontK of January Chairmen for committees for the 1961 New March of Dimes were named Wednesday by Marc A Hurt campaign director The drive will be held in January Wylie Price of the Lyon County State Bank will be treasurer of the drive Return envelopes from Mrs Sid Minor Dead Mrs Sid Minor 627 Sunnyslope died this morning in Newman Memorial County Hospital 1 Funeral services will be heid at 2 p m Saturday in the Roberts BlueBarnett Chapel conducted by the Rev J L Noel pastor of the Foursquare Gospel Church Bur ial will be in Maplewood Ceme tery Florence Searcy the daughter of James S and Susan Beatty Searcy was born June 13th 1869 in Mount Sterling Ky She moved with her family to Lyon County in 1870 She was married to Alex over mailers sent to Lyon G Miller Dec 28th 1887 in Em TT i 1 mnr County residents will be processed at the bank The Mothers March a house to house canvass by Emporia wom f poria He died July 23rd 1922 She was married to Sid Minor May 25th 1939 in Topeka and he died in June 1955 She was a member of the Methodist Church She is survived by one son James S Miller 2G South Neosho one sister Mrs Patrick McCrystal Chicago one granciadughler and one grandson Cabinet Continued from page one guests have been invited to the sing fests In cooperation with the Parent Teacher association Santa will visit all elementary schools on the last afternoon before vacation 20th At two schools special programs have been plan ned beyond the usual singing At Mary Herbert the Rev Darrell Moore of the Nazarene Church will give a short talk at each of the two assemblies Santa will visit and at the William Allen White School the Rev and Mrs Kenneth Chapman of the Free Methodist Church will present their Christ mas puppet show Some classes are planning spe cial programs or parties such as Mrs Wood Bloxoms fifth gradé pupils at Walnut who will give a program for their parents at Friday afternoon Also on Friday afternoon 20 fourth graders of Kansas Avenue wearing red capes and hoods will sing at the Meadows Rest Home near their school For the sixth year the sixth grade class at Mary Herbert will have a carolling party calling at the homes of shutins on Monday They for re freshments Mrs J P Thojnas Jr en will be headed by Mrs J P Thomas 634 Lincoln St Wom en who wish to help in the march are urged to call Mrs Thomas The Mothers March will be late in January Jerro Demo Emporia attorney is chairman for the second annual Sports Festival to be held in the Civic Auditorium during the drive Assisting him are Carl Hancy of Emporia High School James Pe terson of the Recreation Center William Kerr of Emporia State College William Sclmebel and E A Shupe of C of and Victor Peck Oliver Samuel and Don Ek This years drive will feature bucket passing competition be tween businesses on the east and west sides of Commercial Street A bucket will be started on each side of the street at the railroad tracks Businessmen will take the bucket and pass it nortli along to the next man Gene Bloxom Emporia insurance man will head this event assisted by G W Bud Merwin east side chairman and Clair Garrison west side chair man Chairman for the Emporia schools is Edward H Funston Emporia attorney He will be as sisted in the drive at Emporia State by the Circle K Club Chairmen for communities in Lyon County appointed to date are Admire R 0 Brown and Mrs Perry Putnam Allen Mrs Clifford Day Bushong Mrs Jeanc Mrs R L Mrs Warren and Neosho Rapids Mrs C R Richmond and Mrs Ray Wagers Mr Hurt said I wish to thank all the fine people who have ac cepted positions in the 19GI New March of Dimes Their help in the fund raising activities of our county will be the ground work of an attack on birth defects that af fect one out of every 16 babies born in the United Slates and the attack on crippling arthritis with which more than Ameri cans are Hospitals Newman Memorial County Admitted Wednesday Rosalie Kinsall Haysville Ed mund Wallace 1312 Walnut Harry Richmond 413 Constitution Fern Combs 25 Rural Paul Anderson Topeka Dismissed Wednesday Birdie Cowden Osawatomic Donna Kaniper and baby girV Reading Chester Lawson 802 West Eighth Ave Admitted today Gwenda Waterman 501 Peyton St Dismissed today John Pctford Rt 5 Goldic Lu Nell Baird 512 East Fourth Janet Brown 3119 West Eighteenth Continued from page one the picture looks on possible ap pointees Secretary of the publican faouglas Dillon under secretary of state in the outgoing Eisenhower administration is re ported to be an almost sure bet for this job Dillon expected to return to the capital late today from a Paris conference met Continued from page one with Kennedy last week at the presidentelects request A Dillon aide reported later that Kennedy had made no job offer but other Ethiopia sources got the impression that Kennedy was sizing up Dillon ami was highly impressed Attorney general Thc presi dentelects brother Robert 34 still is a very possible choice to head the Justice Department an informant said Wednesday night However this source pic tured was his broth ers campaign reluc tant to accept such an appoint ment on the grounds it would open the presidentelect to strong criticism for selection of a mem ber of the family The presidentelect was said to have offered the post to Robert and to be taking the position he will abide by Roberts decision That view of the situation was reported after Robert had con ferred Wednesday with William P Rogers Eisenhowers attorney general Byron Whizzer White Colo rado lawyer who was an All America football player also has figured in speculation for the at torney general post Kennedy of fered White a job in the new ad ministration last week but there was no announcement as to which one White said at the time he was going to think it over for a few days Secretary of J Goldberg AFLCIO special coun sel and general counsel to the United Steel workers Union is said lo have the inside track but not a completely clear one There were reports that some union of ficials were attempting to per suade Kennedy to pick an elected union official rather than an em ployed attorney like Goldberg Outside the field of union men possibilities mentioned included W Willarcl Wirtz Chicago labor arbitrator who once served as di rector of the Federal Wage Sta bilization Board and Clark president of the University of Cal ifornia Secretary of one reportedly has been giving Kennedy trouble with Dixie con gressmen urging him to name a Southerner and others plugging for a Midwosterncr Rep Albert Thomas visited Kennedy Wednesday and came away quot ing him as saying he was thinking about appointing Rep Poage to the agriculture job But Thomas said nothing to rule out these ollicrs who also have been reported under considcra lion Fred V Heink el president of the Missouri Farmers Associa tion Govs Orvillc Freeman of Minnesota and Herschel Loveless of Iowa Rep George McGovern James Hilton president of Iowa Slate University and Story former president of the Missouri Cotton Producers Asso emperor because his powers would be too limited Imeru was ambassador to the United States from 1949 until 1953 He next served in New Delhi Last year he was moved to Moscow Imeru was arrested by Musso lini in 193B and kept in Italian jails until 1943 Shortly after his jail cell was occupied by another prisoner the disgraced Mussolini himself In Stockholm Sweden the Ethi opian ambassador proclaimed the new government nonCommunist and There was no immediate expla nation of what opposing groups might be involved in the reported fighting in the capital Ethiopia has however two en tirely separate military the regular army and the imperial household the gunfire might indicate that they were tak ing opposite sides in the revolt The fragmentary reports so far available on the course of the re bellion have failed to make clear the exact role of the houshold guard Army units guarded American British and Soviet embassies in the Ethiopian capital There was no word as to how the coup was being received by the nations 18 million people But Crown Prince Asfa Wassan declared his aim was to end years of This appeared to be a direct attack on the dynasty itself which traces its origins to a union of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba The coup came as a stunning surprise to those who know Ethio pia well The emperor left his cap f November for by the unrest Africa and all looked tranquil at the time His from units that fought in the Korean considered intensely loyal Some of the guard are bslieved lo have been sent among the Ethiopians now serving under the U N command in the Congo however and their absence may have given dissidents an opportu nity to strike for power Thc emperor also is reported to have had some differences with FARM FAMILY OF THE MONTH Mr and Mrs Harold Fankhauser and family lit 2 Madison were awarded the Emporia Chamber of Commerce Farm Family of the Month award last Tuesday at their farm home south east of Madison Pictured are Mr and Mrs Fankhauser and their children Cindy 11 cen Nancy 9 and Tony 5 The award was pre sented by a committee from the Chamber of Commerce Localettes Fankhauser Family Of Rural Madison Honored by C Of C Trce Snatchers Christmastreesnatching is be coming chronic in Emporia A few days ago some small boys cut The Harold Fankhauser family of Rt 2 Madison was awarded the Emporia Chamber of Com merce Farm Family of the Month plaque last Tuesday at their farm home southeast of Mad ison The award was presented by the farm committee of the Chamber Mr Fankhauser his wife Wilma and their three children Cindy 11 Nancy 9 and Tony 5 live on a farm of acres near Madison out of which they rent acres to other area families Their main source of income is cattle and Mr Fankhauser in partner ship with his father owns some 420 Herefords which consume the greater part of the feed raised on 300 acres of the farm Mr and rMs Fankhauser have lived near Madison all their lives They both in the same class at Madison High School Their children are now enrolled in the Madison elementary school The two girls Cindy and Nancy are down a tree in Peter Pan Park and Harold Kaiser told police Wednesday that two white and five green Christmas trees were stolen from his tree lot at Twelfth Avenue and Commercial Street last Friday night He valued the loss at 1 PayDay Tax Rush ing on cooking and sewing proj ects Both exhibited in the Green wood County fair last is too young says he wants to be a rodeo man when he is older Both Mr and Mrs Fankhauser are active in civic organizations around Madison Mr Fankhaus er is a member of the Lions Ciub the American Legion and is past president and director of the Mad W P Astle Will Be Top Official in Orange Bowl Game William Pierce Astle of Newton a 1928 graduate of Emporia State College has been named referee of the Orange Bowl Football game between the Missouri and the Navy at Miami Jan 2nd Mr Astle whose nickname was Bullet during his years as a star athlete at Emporia State College in the middle 1920s is well known as an athletic official in the MidDecember payday and nearMidwest and has worked many collegiate contests in Emporia While attending College here Mr Astle also was a player on the towns baseball teams and was a parttime Santa Fe employe He is a past president of the Kappa Sigma Epsilon fraternity now the Phi Gamma Chapter Tau Kappa Epsilon After his graduation Mr Astle taught school and coached in Io wa Kansas City and Peabody He is a former coach at McPher son College where he was known as Buck Astle He was in the implement business at Peabody and is a former mayor of Newton Other officials for the traditional New Years Orange Bowl game will include Harold M Greiges of ing of the penalty period for pay ing I960 taxes contributed to a taxpaying rush today Santa Fe employes were among those mak ing payments this morning at the County Treasurers office 111 From a Junket County commissioners were back on the job today after a trip to Peoría as guests of the Cat erpillar Tractor Company The commissioners accompanied by Alex Second District com missionerelect were among a party of approximately 30 other county officials and representa tives of the Martin Tractor Com pany Topeka who made the train trip in Rock Island Pullmans Their start from Topeka early Monday had been delayed nine hours because of a derailment near Alma and rerouting the train via the Missouri Pacific In Peoria the county officials were Found Not Guilty of Driving While Drunk Glen Wecker was found not guilty on a charge of driving while intoxicated by Judge Graves in Police Court Wednes day Emporia police officer Stanley Anderson told the court that Wecker was involved in an acci dent Oct 30th Anderson was the investigating officer and told the court that he suspected that Weck er was under the influence of alco hol at the time of the collision Officer Anderson said that he took Wecker to Newman Memorial Hos pital for a blood test then brought him to the police station at which time he filled out the alcoholic in fluence form on Wecker Officer Anderson told the court that Wck ers actions and the results of the test at the police station convinced him the defendant was under the influence of alcohol When Wecker took his turn on the stand he told the court that he had been drinking beer earlier in the evening but was not intoxi cated at the time of the accident The driver of the other car stated in his testimony that he did not notice anything that might have led him to believe that Wecker was intoxicated Judge Graves in finding Wecker not guilty of the driving while in toxicated charge said that this was a borderline case but one important factor influencing his de cision was the fact that theother driver involved in the accident did not notice any evidence of intoxication A charge of disturbing the peace against Vernon Neil Jacobs and a charge of careless driving against Larry Mayer both filed by Gary McCusland were dismissed when McCusland told the court he wished to drop the charges against the two men On a sec ond charge Larry Mayer was found guilty of running a red light and not guilty of disturbing the peace The case of Blair Fellay charg ed with driving while intoxicated was dismissed when the court was informed that his parole was revoked and he was returned to the state prison at Lansing Dan Pool pleaded guilty to charges of speeding driving with outa valid drivers license and failure to comply with an police officers signal and was fined by Judge Graves The cases of Richard Lowery charged with careless driving and illegal mufflers and Ernest Mayes charged with driving on the wrong side of the road were continued by the court until Dec 28th Clar ence Curl was found not guilty on a charge of assault and battery and disturbing the peace and charges of distrubing the peace against Thomas Burke and assault and battery and disturbing the peace against Harry Conklin were dismissed Other defendants found guilty and fined were Lee Davis Gus Fellay and Patsy Whitmore care less driving Glen Slaughterback drunk in a public place John Bur roughs distrubing the peace John Moses driving without a proper drivers license and license tags Harold Buskirk and David Jones failure to yield the rightofway Larry Coehn running a school Darrell Cox running a The following defendants forfeit and Donald charged with running red Bruce Finlayson of Purdue Uni versity head linesman Heart Conditions Send entertained and taken on tours of Two Men to Hospitals the large factories of the Caterpil lar Company a ison School Board He is also ac r live in the Farm Bureau the OptüYllSt Club in Greenwood County Asfa Wassan and there have been sociation and is a cornmitteernan Breakfast Meeting on the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation organization for Greenwood County Mrs Fank hauser is a member of the Green wood County Cowbelles The Fankhauscrs attend the Presbyterian church in Madison where Mr Fankhauser is an elder and a member of the board of trustees and Mrs Fankhauser is an officer In the Sunday School rumors that he might bypass the crown prince in favor of some other successor There are two royal sons besides Asfa Wassan No one supposed however that Asfa short and funloving and twicemarried would dare engineer a plot against Postmaster general Specula He picked up modern progres sive ideas while a university stu dent in England and on a visit to tin The newlyformed Optimist Club met at the Broadview Hotel this morning for its first regular week ly breakfast meeting Wade A Myers guest speaker discussed Functions of the Juvenile and also conducted a question and answer period on the subject Joe F Creed club president an nounced that the club now has 40 charter members II D Fish Santa Fe Eastern Division Super Two Emporians Kermit W Oakes 1502 Berkley Road and Edmund R Wallace 1312 Walnut are hospitalized following at tacks Wednesday Mr Oakes sus tained what was described as a coronary interruption in a hotel in Kansas City and Is under obser vation and treatment at a down town clinic there Mr Wallace sustained a heart attack Wednes day afternoon at the Thomson Brake and Alignment garage 15 West Fourth where he is em ployed After artificial respiration was administered he was admitted to the Newman Memorial County Hospital Buddy Boston illegal and K G Romine Rich Apperson and Lavonna Birch speeding Christmas Party for Stine Home Employes Mrs P W Stine entertained em ployes of the Stine Nursing Home and their families with a Christ mas dinner Saturday evening in the Blue Room at the Broadview Hotel Colored candles and ever green were used in the center pieces and a gift exchange fol lowed the dinner Guests were Messrs and Mesdames Louis Sil va Ted Williams and Samuel Larkin Mesdames P Henderson V Worley and F Myers Misses Karen Henderson M a r j o r i e Schmidt and Wiletta Williamson and James and Jay Stine gun an electric train a Zoro Bennett 418 watch and a paintbynumbers set Elizabeth Foster Rl Dcaringcr Wavcrly 5 Clara G RIDLEY Mr and Mrs Floyd Baker spent Tuesday and Wednesday in Wichita with Mr and Mrs Lou Coifman and chil dren Funeral Announcements MINOR Mrs Florence Fu neral services will be held Saturday p Robcrts BlucBarnett Chapel Burial will be in Maplewood Ceme tery Rev J L Noel RobtrtsBlueltarnett Funeral Dlll But Kennedy reportedly has decided that Dawson 74 is too old a man for the job The new speculation is that a man with post office experience may get the position a gri St Marys Admitted Alice Cunningham 124 South Charged With Speeding Union Thomas Edwards Rt Following an Accident Dismissed Wednesday Rose Weaver and baby 24 South Washington St Admitted loday Wilford Nash Sylvan Gladys Americus Wendell J Pimple Olpe Dismissed loday Baby Gary Lcc Brown Rt 1 a Births Mr nnd Mrs Cecil Cunningham 124 South Union are the par ents of a daughter born Wednes day in SI Marys Hospital In Ihc only accident Wednesday Jackie L Rrnssficld Shawucc Mi sion was charged with speeding alter lie collided with the lOi3 se dvm of Mrs Stella Langley Read ing Mrs was backing from lie curb on Ihc 900 block of Commercial Street at the time of Ihc accident Police said Brass fields car laid clown 55 feet of skid marks before hilling Ihc Lang ley vehicle Damage to both cars was estimated at 1S5 Police reported two arrests Wed nesday Rutilnli M Taylor To ptka and Vmion Swanson Lar were holh charged with run ning a red light and regulations of the country have been abused to deprive the common people of their rights and privileges in order to boost up the riches of the favored He pledged to raise living standards to respect foreign capital and car ry out concrete action to end oppression poverty and ignor ance Despite much talk of develop ment the ancient kingdom re mains steeped in barbarism Al thoLigh independent throughout its long history except for a few years oi occupation by Mussolinis Italy Ethiopia lags far behind African states colonized by Europeans Thc United Stales has spent million for technical assistance in the last 10 years mainly start ing education programs drilling wells and making surveys The Soviet Union extended million in credit last year but little of it lias been spent a II Slrphonson Kmporin 21 Kny Wilson KmpurU EUREKA Admitted Monday to the Greenwood County Hospital was Myrtle Lazzers dismissed Monday were Jeffrey Roberts Yates Center and Cecil Thomp son Harold Beaumont Dollie Lil ley and Glenda Jackson and baby girl Admitted Tuesday Ernest Clark Virgil Admitted Wednes day were Stella Pugh Lerlene Johnson and Mabel Hollander and dismissed Wednesday were Ernest Clark Virgil and Nellie Whipple Mr and Mrs Ha rol Lazzers are the parents of a son born Tuesday in the hospital a of the Rc bckah and lodges held a covered dish and turkey supper Thursday evening the dining hall Members of the lodge held their regular meeting in the lodge hall after which they joined the Rcbekahs for a gift exchange and social evening Hostesses were Miss Alice Martin and Mondamos K II Pope Clay Prater nml Mando Newman intendent was introduced as a guest A meeting of the board of Woman Struck by Car directors and committee chairmen has been scheduled for p m Monday Dec 19 at the Broad view ft To keep their businesses boom ing local advertisers use daily newspapers tost year they invested billion EUREKA Mrs William Hol lander was hospitalized here Wed nesday afternoon after she was struck by a car at the corner of Third and Oak streets The driver of the car was Carl E Frank Wichita Mrs Hollander remained in the hospital today for observa tion OPEN TONITE and EVERY NITE Til Christmas Eve Shopiil Western Auto 417 Commercial DRIVEIN FOR FINER DRYCLEANING and SHIRT LAUNDERING 915 Coml One Hour ALWAYS PLENTY OF FREE PARKING Cleaning
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