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Anderson Herald (Newspaper) - May 12, 1957, Anderson, Indiana The weather Cloudy Little change scattered Showen this afternoon. High expected 74. Saturday High 75. Low 56. Rain 1.78 in. Anderson sunday Herald read the features be sure to read among Anderson women s groups on Page 17 today. Vol. 89, no. 279 Anderson Indiana sunday morning May 12, 1957 Price 15 cents Rains. Tornadoes strike Texas Funk to receive High civic Honor Elmo a. Funk founder of the coca cola bottling firm Here and a Leader in Anderson civic affairs for More than 40 years has been named to receive the Anderson Exchange club s Gol Den deeds award for 1957. Funk was selected for the Hon or by a committee of Exchange club members and civic leaders representing the chamber of Commerce Anderson Ministeri Al association Anderson news papers inc., and the Myca. Presentation of the third an Nual award will be made at a luncheon meeting of the Exchange club at the Myca tues Day. May 21. At that time Funk Vail be presented with a plaque and his name engraved in the club s Book of Golden previous winners of the award which is presented to persons who have made out standing contributions to the Community for a period of at least 25 years Are miss Mattie b. Fry and mrs. Ella b. Kehrer. Funk the descendant of a family of Early settlers in Cen trial Indiana was born in Bea Trice neb., where his parents or. And mrs. Clement e. Funk resided for seven years after he Elmo a. Funk Cloudy skies More scattered showers seen for Indiana mostly Cloudy skies Little change in temperatures and scattered thundershowers were predicted for most of Indiana to May according to the Indianapolis weather Bureau highs of 65 to 70 degrees in the North and 74 to 80 degrees in the Central Southern portions were forecast. Official temperatures Here sat urday ranged from a Low of 56 to a High of 75 degrees. Rainfall during the 24-hour period totalled 1.78 inches. The Weatherman indicated partly Cloudy warm and humid conditions for monday along with widely scattered thundershowers. Injured boy still critical Tommy Gabbard 5-year-Olc son of or. And mrs. Willarc Gabbard 2716 Nichol ave., remained critical at St John s and Elmo Funk was reared Hospital last night from in Erie Anderson educated in parochial suffered when he was struck schools and Anderson High by a car Friday afternoon near school. He received a degree in the intersection of Nichol Anc civil engineering from the University of notre Dame in 1911 and after serving with two rail Road systems he returned to an Skull internal injuries and a Raible ave. The injured boy is under going treatment for a fractured claimed a tract of land in that state. Orerson and established a private possible broken leg. The family returned to Indiana turn to 7. Column s i two other children turn to 7. Column s Are re Madison Heights baccalaureate to be tonight commencement Friday a covering from injuries sustain led in a similar Accident Friday they Are Bruce Larue 6, son of or. And mrs. Roe Larue 11605 w. 8th St., and Elizabeth Ann Blake 6, daughter of or 7 children die n Connecticut apartment fire Stratford Conn. A seven Small Chil Dren perished in a blazing lol Caust saturday As a Pierce and fast spreading lire swept through an old three Story dwelling. The five children of or. And mrs. Martin Davis died alone in he second floor Flat. The Mother mrs. Martha Davis had gone shopping and returned As firemen entered the burning House. Two children of or. And mrs. Laude Martin severely burned As they napped in a third floor bedroom died in a Hospital in nearby Bridgeport. Their Mother grandmother and brother and sister the latter Only 2 weeks old escaped. Mrs. Martin tossed the 2-week old baby Sandra from a rear third floor porch and a woman neighbor caught her. The first floor Flat was unoccupied. The victims were Russell mar tin 5. Doreen Martin 3. Benja min Davis 5. Jeanette Davis 3 George Davis 2. Evelenia Davis Patricia Davis 8 months. The Martins Are White the Davies negroes. Police said mrs. Davis Tok them she left one Burner lighted on an Oil stove when she left the House briefly to go to a nearby store. Both husbands were away from Home at the time. Baccalaureate services for the first graduating class of Madison Heights High school will be held in the school gymnasium at 5 p. M. Today with principal Rob Ert e. Collier in charge. The program includes the in vocation by the Rev. Kenneth Losh pastor of the first Baptist Church and the scripture read ing by or. W. H. Bransford of the first methodist Church. The baccalaureate Sermon will be Given by the Rev. Phillip ndcm0c and mrs. Edward a. Blake 1633 besides Felzien other class w Goth it children suffocate officers Are Virginia Bales vice president Molly Lightfoot Secretary and Lana treasurer. T a yesterday that John d. 16, of 222 w. 5th St., sustained a possible fractured escaped reformatory inmate apprehended three remain free left foot at . When he lost control of his motorcycle on a curve of ind. 32 in Chester Field and collided with a car driven by Valora Richmond 45, Daleville. The woman was in Hurt. The sheriff and deputies Jame i Delone Philadelphia Chil Dren suffocated in their blazing North Philadelphia Home Satur Day and police accused a 17-Yea old Uncle of setting the fire ii anger because he could t find pair of dungarees. Detective capt. M i 11 a r d t Meers said the Uncle Davi Thomas set the fire in the base ment some time after Midnight -.r, one of the four inmates at the Philbrook pastor of the reformatory who of Sponsler investigated Howbrook Baptist Church and felted an under the Wall escape the Rev. William e. Reed the Indiana reformatory give the Benediction. Thursday was captured music for the baccalaureate service will be provided by the Madison Heights chorus under the direction of miss Ruth Man ring director and the school band under the direction of Low Ell Lyford. Commencement a while eight persons slept upstairs and in Liam t n 0 m a became enraged baccalaureate and Back behind bars yesterday. Turn wide by the l ire exercises for the graduating class of 119 will be held next Friday evening at 8 p. M. Barton Rees Pogue up land will be the speaker. Pogue is widely known in the Madison county area and has appeared. As commencement speaker numerous times in re cent years. He is also Well known As a. Humorist author and radio broadcaster. The commencement program includes music by the Madison Heights chorus and band invocation by the Rev William b. Eddy pastor of the South Meridian Church of god presenta Tion of the class by principal Collier and the presentation of diplomas by county school superintendent Dale Prough. Grant Felzien senior class president will be the student speaker and the Benediction will be Given by the Rev. George Taggart of the first presbyterian Church. The Young Man Raymond of of Auburn ind. W _ a 22-mile _ was nabbed at a Roadblock of us 6 Between b he was Joyed a Freedom of by 24 hours. The three other fugitives Are apparently still at Large reports United press. Kendallville got preferred 1l u j Lett a a truck. He in a treatment saturday after nearly had Meers said i j i then he left. When he was unable to find a Pai of dungarees for which he a been Hunting in the basemen Meers said and then the Youtt Felt like creating some exit he set fire to papers and a on the floor and then stayed b and watched until he saw tha wee tires. Bay started leaking its cargo Siste Prisch Ooi Raick of Ana sister Fri scum the tinal movie plot escape by shavings. A Butler police in Ging a Tunnel from an abandon Icar started in Pursuit but it also de basement to a Point up with a Flat and had to the fire sent dense smoke Ris in through the House. The Chi Ren who died of j Joseph the reformatory Walls. Give up the Chase. Wilson tells objections to cuts in defense costs with meat ax7 Houston Tex. Secretary Foldi tonal 900 million dollars for the saturday he is against anyone even though a trying to Cut the defense budget toe department of de with a meat a no matter whether it is the United states Cham sense that the funds were not re now he contended there w a is Xvi. Two Uii Xii j f i m Ber of Commerce or any other demands for unjustified cuts. The Gayton pc mrs cloudburst raise new flood threat Hail batters state Dallas Tex. A new cloudburst up to seven inches posed additional flood threats to South West Texas saturday As tornadoes harried and Hail battered the waterlogged state again. The fresh flood threats arose while heavy Over night Rains up took. Inches continued from Abilene Westward to big Spring and southward past san an Gelo and Mertzon. A woman drowned in seven children fierce fast spreading fire raced through what firemen called an old and very very three Story dwelling in Stratford Conn., yesterday afternoon and took the lives of seven children two White and five coloured ranging from eight months to 5 years one Mother saved her two weeks old daughter by dropping her from a third floor porch. A wire photo Beck May face . Mail fraud charges Flash flood that engulfed an Auto on a Highway near Del Rio on the mexican Border. Overnight Rains in that area ranged from two inches up to seven at Langtry. High water closed the International Bridge Over the Rio Grande at Del Rio. Mrs. Hazel Wood Miller 66, Calvert Tex., drowned on . 90 East of Del Rio. Sgt. Leonard a. Fugelsang of nearby Laughlin air Force base reached her five women companions and four oth ers who were clinging to Trees and their cars. Their automobiles were swept off a normally stretch of the Highway by a Flash flood set off by blinding rain. Hail fell with the rain. Houston California train service was halted by a 78-foot washout on the Southern Pacific Railroad near Del Rio. Repairs weren t expected to be completed before sunday. Creeks flowed Over roads in Many areas. Twisters were sighted near Lub Bock and big Spring and an news Seminole and Denver City ear the new Mexico Border but Here were no reports of damage. Washington John l. Mcclellan of the Senate rackets committee said saturday that teamsters Union president Dave Beck in a characteristic display of greed and May possibly have violated the Federal mail fraud Law the Arkansas Democrat also predicted that Federal tax authorities who have already obtained an indictment against Beck for alleged income tax Eva Sion will want to determine whether profit Able deals described in the com a Mittee s current hearings were is the possibility that the letter has wholly breached his wrote her would come within the i Trust As teamster president and Federal statute of using the mails to commenting generally on the hearings on Beck which were resumed wednesday Mcclellan said the testimony showed further hearings will As trustee of the Union s funds. Beck will be recalled for questioning on aspects of the testimony developed in the current hearings toward the close of the sessions Mcclellan said. That might be about wednesday. Tuesday meeting is set for study of Law 663 local youth program 28 who is Thomas j reported and taxes paid her oldest son. Hugh nine were rescued by firemen. A baby John 9 months was car ried Down a ladder by neighbors. Two other children made their own Way out of the two Story Brick House. Group of the outspoken defense chief who Only last week had criticized gets Mccormick award new Haven Conn. Up Louis p. Gala Bros Evansville ind., was one of twelve top ranking students selected Satur Day As recipients of the first the results of present policies col. Robert r. Mccormick Mem speak for themselves he said. Military aggression by com his Rich friends in the Cham Monist imperialism has been halt Ber of Commerce on the same de 9ur Economy is healthy and the family car by witty Falk Issue took out after them again in an address prepared for the growing with Prosperity widely shared. After years of chronic deficits the third balanced budget Junior chamber of Commerce. Wilson a former president of Jin a Row has been submitted. General motors corp., said no one enjoys paving taxes i have thought my taxes were too High for 25 years but i Haven t squawked about it. I could join the meat a boys who want to chop Down the de a sense budget if i did t know so much about it. In my opinion it is orial fellowships for graduate study at Yale University next year. The fellowships were established under the will of the late editor and publisher of the Chi Cago Tribune a member of the Yale class of 1903. Them. Mcclellan mentioned the fraud possibility in discussing with news men testimony that Beck trustee of a special fund for the widow of Lis Best Friend made Selling mortgages to the Trust. The sen Ator did not elaborate. The testimony included the text of a hand written letter in which Beck urged the widow mrs. Ray mond Leheney to go ahead with the mortgage Deal. The letter did not say Beck would profit from it. The treatment he Beck accorded the widow of his Dearest Friend is it seems typical of his dominating characteristic of greed and Mcclelland said. In the area of Federal Law Vio he added in the Case of his breach of Trust in the Deal he made with mrs. Leheney there St. Johns mercy hospitals to equip psychiatric rooms a peril Point budget and should not be Wilson said that this year s Well that s the last time i la air from Sam s super rather austere defense program we have scheduled is being severely criticized and political leaders on both sides of the aisle Are talking in terms of the Bil Lions that can be but he said none of them contend that the Basic situation in the world has changed or that the threat has he said that in 1953 we were Good morning Start the Day with a chuckle Greencastle ind. Up president Richard m. Nixon did a bit of College Days reminiscing after receiving an honorary doctors of Law degree from de Pauw University. In an obvious reference to former president Truman he said when i was in College i played the of he added with a Grin i never mention this at the Republican the remark brought Down the House. Severely criticized for reducing the defense budget by approximately five billion dollars when we discovered that there was a carry Over in funds from previous years not needed to carry out the military program. And he added As recently As last year con Gress insisted upon voting an and sister m. Petronilla adminis Trator of St. John s Hospital and sister m. Callista administrator of mercy Hospital at Elwood have agreed to set aside and to equip rooms in the said hospitals or the care of mentally ill patients who Are awaiting admit Tance into state mental institutions. Two rooms will be equip Ped at St. John s and one at mercy Hospital. Each Hospital will receive per room to help defray bananas in. 9c marhoefer smoked Ham whole in. 45c Shank port in. 39c pay less super Market open 14 hours daily 2 Settle differences after rough going Milwaukee Kling bergs were Back together Satur Day but for a while there the going was rough. Julius Klingberg 75, stopped his wife s divorce proceedings by promising a California vacation. They have been married 48 years. I was ready to take him his wife Wilhelmina 75, said. I just wish he was t so the Klingbergs had almost broken up because of disagreement about where to place a potted Geranium. Empty instant Coffee Jar. Complaint that his wife shouted at him. She said she the Cost of facilities needed to set up the rooms. The Money was recently set aside by the Madison county mental health association and placed at the disposal of any Hospital in Madi son county that is willing to include two such rooms in their building following an inquiry with hospitals in this county by mrs. Edward Kingery president of the county association sister m. Petronilla and sister m. Callista announced agreements to equip the special rooms. Completion of the rooms at St. John s will be done in approximately six months depending upon the time of the completion of the new Wing. Ehmood mercy Hospital will begin work immediately on the program it was announced. Officials of the local mental health group have announced that the goal for Madison county is of which approx mately has been received. Forty percent of the proceeds will be used within this county Only wanted to make sure Nefor the psychiatric rooms forty heard her through his hearing percent will be sent to the plan mental care m. Petronilla adminis Tratow of St. John s Hickey memorial Hospital explains to mrs. Edward Kingery president of the Madison county mental health chapter How the local Hospital will equip two rooms for the care of mentally ill patients from the proceeds of the mental health drive being conducted throughout Madison county this month. Elwood mercy Hospital likewise will equip one room for this purpose and from the proceeds of the county drive. Herald photo plans were announced last j evening for a first general meet ing of civic leaders on the recently presented proposal for an extensive Anderson youth pro this program reported John Jack Jourdan of local Union 663, Law Cio whose members Are employed at guide lamp division of general motors is being sponsored by local no. 663 and will contain an extensive series of plans for All girls and boys of the area regardless of race Creed or color. It is not Jourdan says a pro Gram of rehabilitation for boys and girls but a program to com Bat the increasing threat of juvenile delinquency. The. Pro Gram will include All possible activities conducive to Good citizenship homemaking h a n d i crafts sports the arts and All other phases of youth education. Tuesday evening s meeting vill get underway at o clock and will be conducted at that Ime in the Assembly Hall of the Union located at 27th St. And Terhune ave. Letters were mailed today to numerous Church civic service club and youth work minded men and women. Jourdan said also that this pro ram is for the sons and Daugh ers of All persons regardless of whether or not there Are Mion affiliations within the fam by group. Mayor Ralph Ferguson slated o be a prominent Booster for the plan has entered the pro Gram proposed by or. Jourdan general recreation director of the program. He with Robert Brandt recreational chairman of Law 663, is attending the planning of the wide spread pro Gram Bein outlined by Jour Dan. All this will be discussed in tentative form tuesday eve Ning at the Union Home. It is expected that after certain conferences following this general meeting and the selection of various committees there will be placed before the Public a first program for youth activities in this area. This Gram is expected to be pushed on a state wide basis As soon As possible. Among the Many letters of invitation for the tuesday session sent out a partial list includes Meyer guide lamp the Rev George Skinner the Rev. Wil Iam Eddy members of the min serial association the Exten Sion Board of the Church o of. Others to receive invitations will include representatives from the first m e t h o d i s Church East Lynn Christian Hurch first Baptist Church Meadowbrook Baptist Church All the churches of god in the Anderson area first Presby Erian army St. John s Hospital the civic ant service clubs Earl Strock in Strock or. David Mcclure or j. G. Pierce or. Mark Rozelle Stanley Parks Law 663 pres Dent Robert Brandt Law 66 recreation director j u a n i t stilts recreation Secretary. John Hodson Law 663 sex Board and treasurer of. Local Louis eggman Anderson Bank George Griffith citizen s Bank ing company George Bannister Law Cio International office 0. T. Young Union International Isaac Weatherly Anderso police department Luc ill wad Dell Law 663 Anni Daught Law 663 Ned Daven port official at Pilgrim holiness Church j. E. Flanagan Man Ager Indiana Bell Telephone Anderson office Den Hammel Bill Wilson boys club director ship Robert guid lamp Leo Gill guide lamp Paul Snoeberger guide Lam and numerous others who names were forwarded to lat for listing. Business gains will readers say hot Springs a. A top officers of govern ment and Industry predicted saturday that business activity will strengthen slowly throughout 1957 and wind up the year at a rec Ord clip. Secretary of Commerce weeks after hearing the views of a dozen key corporation executives and Washington economic experts told reporters this meeting has strengthened my opinion that 1957 will be some what better than last year. There will be no great Bulga like that of 1956, but the trend is upward and the second half of 1957 will be better than tha that appraisal was accompanied by warnings that inflationary Haz Ards Are still serious and considered so not Only by government Ains curb fires by the associated press nature came to the Aid of weary Orest fire fighters in the North ast saturday with quenching Ains which All but ended a week f blazes blackening thousands of hooded acres. Everywhere in new England Pennsylvania new York and new Ersey the fires were reported it or under control. Rainfall totalled As much As an Nch in parts of Massachusetts and new York. The weather by officials but by most of the 100-Odd big Industry members of the com Merce departments business advisory Council. The forecasts were made in a closed session of the bag with Cabinet officers Here. Reporters were briefed after the meetings by weeks undersecretary of Treasury Randolph Burgess t. V. Houser chairman of Spears Roe Buck co., and Eugene Holman chairman of Standard Oil co. New who Heads the advisory Council. From other sources it was Reau expected some stricken Learned that 12 corporation Heads areas to get still More. The Blessing was virtually unexpected As forecasts earlier had called for very Little precipitation n most sections. Authorities appealed for continued Public caution in Rural areas although in some instances bans were lifted on Public use of Wood lands for camping Hunting fish no and other recreation. New Hampshire reopened 56 Golf courses which had been closed. Earlier in the week. No greater sigh of Relief was heaved anywhere than at ply Mouth mass., the renowned Home of the pilgrims. There More than i r e m e a National guardsmen volunteers Highway workers and Riligh school youngster fought a desperate Battle against flames which threatened to engulf the historic City. The fire swept to within a few Hundred Yards of Jordan Hospital there. But the Rains came and the worst Forest fire in town history j was quenched. In As Many strategic industries lad reported on prospects in their own Fields. All industries reported rising activity except three. Railroad earnings were expected to decline housing was rated Likely to drop a Little further and the Outlook for automobiles was called Good but not outstandingly so. Improvement was fore seen for steel chemicals general construction retailing textile.1 and other major segments of Industry. Elizabeth expected to visit in october Washington up Queen Nixon says new College Revenue sources required Greencastle ind. Up vice president Richard m. Nixon said saturday private colleges and universities face trouble unless they get a major new source of endowment income from Industry and Commerce who compete for their graduates. Nixon made the statement he fore several Hundred officials at tending a business and Industry luncheon at Depauw University where he received an honorary Elizabeth of great Britain of Laws degree. Petted to visit the United states for about 10 Days Early in october informed sources said saturday. She will be accompanied by Prince Phillip they said. The visit has been under discus Sion Between the . And British governments for some months. Reliable sources Here said the Queen is about ready to accept a . Invitation. The formal invitation must come from president Eisenhower and it has not been issued yet. But it will be As soon As details Are completed perhaps in two or three weeks it was said. Earlier he indicated to news men in Indianapolis he would Campaign in behalf of Indiana sen. William e. Jenner. Jenner s seat is up for grabs next year. A crowd estimated at watched As Depauw president or. Russell Humbert conferred the honorary degree on Nixon on the tips of Roy 0. West Library on in College Campus. Retail directors to review shop Anderson Days plans at meeting directors of the Anderson re activity by participating stores Lew arrivals in Anderson and Vicinity National mental health organization and the remaining fifteen percent will be turned Over to the Indiana mental health association. Mrs. Kingery said this is the beginning of a permanent Solu Tion to the situation in Madison county of mental patients boing jailed while awaiting admit Tance to a state William r. Rowland finance chairman of the county mental health group has announced that a downtown solicitation will be conducted this week under the direction of mrs. Walter 01 vey and mrs. Charles main co chairmen assisted by the Tri Kappa sorority. Preparations Are being made for a City wide door to door solicitation May 21. A meeting of the Anderson Altim turn to 2, column i mayor Ferguson Frederick Potthoff the the Rev. Rev. Carl Eckart the Rev. W. A. Crim Superior court no. 2 judge Sid Cleveland Orville w. Haven sport editor for the her Ald Fred Casady sports editor for the bulletin Wayne Pollard Walter Haldeman police Chiel Robert Morgan assistant chief Nick Martin capt. Robert Gra Ham capt. Tom Estell county sheriff Joe Brogdon. Sylvanous Tail association will review final plans for the annual shop an Derson Days event scheduled for thursday Friday and saturday during a dinner meeting of the retail group at the Anderson hotel at 5 . Monday. Warren Marshall chairman of the organization and Ray Weiler vice chairman will be in charge. The shop Anderson Days re port will be made by a sub com Mittee headed by Mike Martin chairman and Francis Creek vice chairman. Other members of the Spring promotion sub committee Active in planning for the event in clude Robert c. Beebe Roger Bloyd mrs. Harriett Callender Jack Gabriel mrs. Alice goes ring mrs. Mary Harris Gar land l. Hines John Holdren Jack Horoho John l. Kirkman Raymond Lusher and John Nottingham. Plans for special promotional1 Rosenbaum. Will be announced following the monday meeting the shop Anderson Days pro motion is expected to attract wide interest throughout the an Derson shopping area. Retail association committees will Dis tribute special banners and other promotional material Early this week. Reports Are also expected monday on plans for a Straw hat Day Observance and a Spe Cial father s Day event. The Straw hat Day program is headed by John l. Crisler chairman Leon Glazer vice chairman and other members Are i. M. Bing Charles Mathew Man and Gaylord Ritterskamp the father s Day committee include Clair e. Call chairman Hoyt Wright vice chairman Bryce Brown Guy Hawkins Don Hull George Hurt Eugen Kramer Ralph land Herscha Lewallen sol Nevis and Melvi born at St. John s Hospital to or. And mrs. Richard Mast 19 e. 34th St., a boy. Or. And mrs. Raymond ser by 305 Seminole dr., a girl. Or. And mrs. Gerald Branch 621 East Lynn St., a boy. Or. And mrs. Richard Daugh erty Alexandria a girl. Or. And mrs. Harold White Pendleton a girl. Or. And mrs. Chester dish non 2327 w. 17th St., a girl. Or. And mrs. Clem Cookman it. 5, a girl. Or. And mrs. David Carpen Ter 1511m Louise St., a girl. Or. And mrs. James Alexan Der 4715 Southern ave., a girl. Or. And mrs. Joseph Petry it. 6, a boy. Salt free foods sugar free foods non Auer to foods hypo allergic toiletries paynter7 apothecary inc. 303 Anderson Bank bldg. Phone 2-4416 r

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