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Vidette-Messenger, The (Newspaper) - January 2, 1947, Valparaiso, Indiana The Weather and colder j anon and colder low 1 high low night 5 Vol 152 Telephones 13 and 14 Voter Purge I ots of Porter county who didn't to the polls In November are to lose out next time un- on page 12 January 1947 The Home of Valparaiso University Four HALLECK SET FOR HOUSE HONORS With Has Sane New Year's Builders See Prospects of Boom In City Liberalized Controls To Bring Housing Local Prediction Jo Davidson A building boom during 1947 was predicted today by Valparaiso and Porter county realtors and bankers who heartily approve liberalization of government re- strictions on materials Many persons have the money to build the spokesmen said in citing government red tape as the bottleneck that has delayed building since the close of new program should prove beneficial in providing veterans proper said one man look for a building people now can build the type of home they want and it won't be long before materials will be ing freely he added Another contractor predicted that more homes will be built the com- ing year than were constructed during 1946 Situation Not Yet Solved The homes that were erected while restrictions were in effect did not solve the housing cording to one Valparaiso real tate dealer i is no question that the end of government control will j alleviate the acute housing j he declared It is pointed out that one of the most important effects of the new program will be to bring down in- flated values of older properties Contractors emphasized that re- moval of the ceiling on new homes will not affect the cost of construction on new homes in the j ployed at the McGill but that the promotion of building will result in lower costs ultimately Another provision of the program Mayor Gets A Suggestion On Crossings Mayor G D Conover today is in receipt of a suggestion I made by a local citizen in regard I to the city's railroad crossing lem Although the letter and an Frank Kingdon Progressive Form Political Party HEADLINE FIGURES in the newly formed Citizens of are Henry A former secretary of and the group's Dr Frank former PAC and Jo former Independent committee chairman The new formed as an independent group with third party merges 10 liberal organizations Nurse Lends Plane Crash When an American Airplanes passenger with and engine crashed in the heavy woods bordering tional Friendship near Michigan last a Local Man Is Hurt In Gary Bus And Truck Collide Wednesday Noon Dr Morland Edits Laws Of Marriage The work that Dr John W dean of the school of law at Valparaiso accompanying sketch arrived be- fore the mayors public plea for comments was published in day's he hope that this will prove the fore- runner of other similar cations on this subject The well-timed suggestion came from Malcolm 109 Hickory and was read to men at Monday evening's ed which officially wound j up the group's 1946 business In the proposal is the construction of an underpass on Washington and the ation of crossings at fayette and Napoleon streets Retired Railroader Before showing the councilmen the the mayor commented that it was and that he such C Lee Nelson reported that Hard had come into j the city hall recently to discuss the same matter He noted that the local resident was a retired and railroad works em- ploye In sketch all traffic would funnel into Washington as the other crossings over the Few Traffic Mishaps Mar Night's Fun Police Report Town Calm As 1946 Goes Into History Books Valparaiso bade farewell to 1946 Charlie Held One of Most Astute By SANDOR S KLEIN United Press Stiff i Jan Charles A of who expected bo GOP floor -e is one of the astute in the republican congressman from Ind is a opponent in a The democrats have known thai for j long time His colleagues wih Tuesday night in one of the edge it when est moods exhibited on any New Year's eve here in recent times i It was a bitterly cold and according to all town Valparaiso WOA I undemonstrative at midnight City police and Sheriff Hany L Borg found little traffic on the roads here as 1947 made its but between the hours of two and four a m Wednesday the stream of cars was heavy but orderly There were no serious accidents recorded on the city or and one an est uas made him to guide the tne program through the He is a Phi Beta but not the He'd just as soon throw the at an opponent as read it Charlie who is about to start his in the has been tagged a by his political antagonists Gov Thomas E Dewey of New York endowed his ior Will Get GOP Nod As Floor Leader Today Demos Elect Rayburn As Minority Bilbo Faces Challenge W Jan Charles of won the post of house republican leader in the new congress convenes tomorrow Halleck a clear field for the important majority post his last two opponents draw in the interest of party were Reps Everett M Dirksen R Ill and Thomas A O Jenkins announced hli al a few hours after Dirksen pulled out of the race fourth contender Rep larence R O drew earlier this week Valparaiso industrial nurse j jury when a and ed yeoman service in truck collided New Year's day noon One Valparaiso resident has undertaken during the past j sylvania railroad tracks be ly suffered a broken and months today is proving an i eliminated In addition to con- eral other local escaped in- asset to members of the legal the Washington street f f 4.1 1 1 mg to the 19 injured persons The pilot and co-pilot were killed was glad to do Miss Betty Luchtman a registered em- changing rent ceilings on housing projects from a flat ceiling to a project average of will give builders an opportunity to diversify building units of various sizes into a single which will mean a sounder it was added Still Scarcities Most of the metal that go into home and apartment buildings still are hard to obtain in any and this is believed to be the chief reason why government controls are being retained in part One of the big drawback as far as Valparaiso is concerned is the scarcity of one contractor pointed out In the main local on cage 3 column ing company by ger reporter A resident said today when in- the of Michigan on the icy pavement in downtown Gary T H of 4 Locust according to Gary suffered the broken rib and was the only one reported inju cd Officials at Mercy hospital in Gary stated this morning that they have no record of Claussen being treated who are interested in the local resident riage and divorce statutes m the gests that Boundary street be ex- United States Dean Morland's lamp he carried on in addition to his regular class Caution and sobriety occupied the driver's seat as the nation concluded one of the safest New year's holidays in decades over ice- coated streets and highways persons were killed in during SG hours ending at midnight last Tne I had predicted that 130 persons would die in automobile accidents said that treacherous con- ditions had a sobering effect on New Year's celebrants sleet and fog inspired careful driving the council said Many motorists also were impressed the record number of 235 commuting between that city and there and departmental of completely revising and bringing 1 up to date the late Frank H h Although this is the third edition tended straight east to connect i with South which j could be used bv factory employes in that vicinity as a direct route I to Washington Also Franklin south of the could be connected with deaths during the days Christmas Gifts Cheer County Home Groups Remember Old Folks During Holidays The holidays are but for Ihc 45 inmates of the Porter ty the memory lingers on There are today evident a Jew decorations but these will coine down in a day or Supt W H Dittman reported this morning inmates are thankful to the of Porter county who a little cheer to They that it was the women of St PaWs Catholic church them with a rated and brought them same Among the dozen passengers on a bus in addition to Miss Luchtman to be in her home city when the crash occurred When i Claussen were Ed local she received word that the his son and a Cross disaster committee was j soldier whose Identity was not ing nursing help to bolster other than that his last staffed hospital she name is Little the to this morning Now local are wondering whether the ten inches of snow on Law of Marriage forecast for Chicago will spread I as as Valparaiso Chief of Police Jerome Frakes tne I reported several minor accidents of the former Massachusetts it is the first in the past Now Check Feasibility Mavor Conover and CHARLES H HALLECK i the important floor leadership i post But Halleck wants it known during he is nobody's man and con- j Charlie s man if he recently told a friend Halleck has been actively mixed up in politics since 1924 when he was elected prosecuting attorney or counties in In- diana Tins was just after he was volunteered Lends Ready Hand Miss Lutchman went to Chink hospital where she worked eight Icy Road Blamed The driven by Claude V council contemplating whether j occurred Tuesday and j graduated from Indiana university quarter century Initial copies of SUch an underpass construction is undertaking Larger Volume which consiste Clark of traveling on Proximately of pages Fifth avenue and collided with a hours on Saturday and eight hours 1 and truck driven by on Sunday Wallace also of Chicago was happy to be home and i The latter was attempting to make able to lend to be home and my services to aid the Miss Lutchman know nurses are always ready to lend a helping hand in an were such splendid that it was a pleasure to look after Miss Lutchman added am happy to say that all are on the Miss Lutchman a graduate of St Elizabeth's affiliated with Loyola university has had flying experience She was I a left turn off and because of the ice on the neither driver was able halt in time to the new volume just recently came i feasible whether Possibly an off the about a and at the Campbell street a half after the dean began his crossing might be considered in ad- dition After approving the claims sub- j ject to the appropriation the council hurried through its i final session In addition to i pages than the treatise which was i ly viewing Hards the group revised in 1923 Dean Morland voted to have a light installed at added several new chapters I tne intersection of Franklin and Since the new book started to South streets people have the contains 300 more but there were no injuries by individuals The chief stated that New Year's was bat on neither occasion were there arrests made by city police lor intoxication or drunk driving Chief Frakes an- to a direct more this New Year's Eve was calm because there were IT school at the head of his t class i His first love is politics and he has ambitions that encompass a broader range than service in con- His second is law That's a family trait Both his ther and mother were lawyers j Middle of Reader i He likes to consider himself a WASHINGTON Jan Southern democrats m the riouse a last-minute surprise and Speaker of Texas as minority r in the new which comenos tomorrow Tlu hold a of remaining democratic in the They nad been to the of a John W lender buin had insisted thar he did nor the job But the democratic Texas delegation decided to stav with aiU the dine spread to the delegations of other southern states It ended with McCormack nominating and the Texan elected op- position It was learned that Truman strongly supported those put the pressure on to take the The unexpected democratic switch came as republicans met to complete their party organization for the 80th the first they controlled in 16 years Rep Halleck R was set to be named house majority leader a republican conference later today Rop Joseph W tin R will succeed Rayburn as speaker One of Halleck's two remaining the leadership drew from tiie contest today He is Rep Everett M Dirksen R said he was acting the interest of paru left Rep Tnomas A R O opposing Uck The fourth contender Rep come off the presses of Indianapolis reportedly stumbled over objects j publishing firm rill the local educator has re- in the dark in that according to Councilman Edward 1 various commendations from j ana authorized Fire Chief Wilbur Cowdrey to have the water John Edgewater re- ported that a man driving a car knocked down the mail box in front of his home The call came in New lent work Among the words of praise Dean Morland lias received to date are those ol a Gary ney who recites that answers to two line in the fire station repaired at a cost not to exceed a member of the army's nurse flying and operated between Honolulu and San Francisco Commenting on her experiences i Year's day at ajn Later iof his current cases were Russell D Peters brought the whose name was not listed on to the where individual left representing the damages asked by Kuehl for the repair of his mail box and post Chief of Police Jerome Frakes in the army Miss Luchtman stated that the individual's name remarked that she was never in- j was not given him Judge Crisman Reported Cases Delayed in an otherwise the casualty list would hare been complete Miss Luchtman has been em- ployed at the McGill plant since last July answered in the revised book The is my son Sgt John Bell who today is principal at Jackson township hich school Other Features In addition to containing a mary of the marriage and divorce day statutes of each of the states J Defendants slated to appear in the book has many other excellent coun Holdren and interesting features Chesterton war charged It gives a summary of the failure jo provide for which forbid action for mA Wilbur Finn company j of Washington and j breach of of common law Valparaiso man charged with drank said he was which today are and William Thomas only 18 states including many more private parties than usual money was and prices at manj drinking establishments were steeper than the average son cared to Fire Chief Wilbur Cowdrey and his crew had no calk to answer were in bed New Years by 10 p m and New Years Daj we ate oar noontime chicken without Cowdrey reported Various churches in the com- munity held special iday and spiritual were conducted New Owing to illness of Judge Walter M Crisman of Porter circuit court 1 criminal actions set for trial Continued on page 1 column Friday been postponed L Burns announced New Pastor middle-of-the-road republican He has voted much as a party man during his list 12 years in the house Halleck got into politics r in 1940 when he helped put dell as the GOP presidential nominee at thy lican national convention He made the nominating speech for when becan to play with the administrations p i- cy Halleck broke with him As chairman the national republican tee Halleck in raisine and for the last one His be- lieve this may h ia a lot to do with the he in behalf his on 3 column 3-Way No One Hurt Boone Grove School Bus Involved In Triple Collision Then also think of the mm and Women who irith bushel oT in which And anc Wng the which donated nor Mr and Mrs whow bushel basket loaded with mixed Tuesh as weU as canned made the They also express to of Mae township Sunday school which brought gifts TOT and 3 fcy who them a large box ol mixed fruite bm vas They were happy when various groups sang carols for bringing back tes DIES OF ALEXANDRIA Jan Lois 48 died last night of burns suffered day when a can oT varnish in a stove and set to home Her Mrs from the flaming house but was Jeep Vs Cadilac Paul Kouts reported that lie was m a collision j day morning at 1 ajn at the in- j a 1946 jeep north on m nady charged with petit in and while attempting to a chapUr on by thrft of a a left the rear his letter or one on a local church was Struck by a 1912 i slave driven oy I of as well as various other phases divorce and In Author Morland's on marriage Ire states which In the United Rensselaer The latter to the police later in the day Both were slightly damaged At Tuesday police on page 2 column 21 Woman Taken By Death j At Hospital In Hammond Roads Over Midwest Colder Py PRESS Slowly rising eased hazardous driving conditions ly in central and Indiana today but clogged upstate roads and the weather said roone bad weather was on the way Coatings of Dee on many ways of Indianapolis were breaking but freezing rains snarled traffic and grounded an airplanes I The Indiana weather said it would be colder lute today and tonight with more snow pre- on 3 column County Schools Reopen Today i Mrs Marion 77 former of Union township at 3.45 p m New day in St Hammond j The body wili lie in state at Iht I of a son at 207 St I until set State police urged motorists to ranain off highways except for trips no fatal and accidents were at a Indiana a boUday death toll of only four far below j with operation the anticipated AH of for 1 p m Saturday at Porter schools united church meaning following the The body Valparaiso city be to I wlK not until next Monday of Valparaiso County M E thait the pupils retained to today so they have a vacation April 3 to reported heatry snow fall had not He is fa ins and fan Mrs Rose Norton Dies At H os pica I New Year's Day Mrs 83 635 am a dr 3 pw ted arrival ol people T New d-f No but at or one of rh 1 oas The for the annual ball ff the able to ill lor Thf I in it h- ij h fri in ben 3 rirt Shr had ir Cobb Christian for burial are five Milton Marshall Howard and Francis of and two and 12 The husband tm in For many the family resided in the Miss Sarah rainfall was reported In them New Year's eve or number of I earty I are of school with a and and number of townships Mrs of or thf wene a new ol of a but p was not made Jus WlH wnh thf Hf ly r at a iid Thf Ind bf Fnr to burial in MAX HIES oj ion died day in C Sulla The taken ar- delayed about On Thf miles of mi K1 R nl a br dgr m last c nv r tn 24 J i a Tnr west me on was sedan driven by a Hebron two at iJ was the Harry man 53 of rnan was tw in tane and the of Uie car The that the to car ed to to the bos and i to tbe
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