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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - March 26, 1948, Indiana, Pennsylvania WAYS FEATURES Mi weekly fiiflf bunt w Momt tht feiit 0HtiiM6if IB IfH ifld UlMiei it daily DeWiit MefUfltit Jinei ftottM wceklf Mint M fcf stHt rtftM Will CAfltiAM IHCM till 14 n Indiana County Newspaper That Serves Kvery Member of the Family JbtMtma COVMINS THE WORLD PROM THE COMMERCIAL CENTER OP WEST CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA ft A j t v T 1 v s f i Today we remember With deepest reverence thi great humility w Him who madt first supreme sacrifice VOLUME 18S TWENTY PAQ16 INDIANA PENNSYLVANIA FRIDAY MARCH TWO SECTIONS Coming Up For Air Oklahoma Legislator Faces Murder Charge PURCELL Mar A veteran Oklahoma legislator faces a possible murder charge today Jake Miller 37year old used car Blanchard was kill ed from a shotgun blast in the of fice of state representative Purman Wilson 47year old attorney and member of a prominent McClain County family Millers wife Ruth their four yearold daughter Linda Margaret and Mrs Millers parents Mr and Mrs Bob Goorih of Pauls Valley wit nessed the tragedy Mrs Leona Heyn Wilsons secretary also was in the office at the time Officers did not igve their version of the shooting but Mrs Miller charged it was cold blooded mur Wilson made no statement after surrendering to Sheriff A H Edgman His attorney Hardin Ballard said he gun was discharged accidenlaly as Wilson attempted to get Miller out of the office Mrs Miller had filed for divorce but said she had agreed to dismiss the action We had gone up there to make she sobbed Jake never had a Wilsons brother county attorney Ray G Wilson prepared murder charges against his brother but was persuaded by friends to withdraw from the case in the interest of the Wilson told friends he was in cafe in Blanchard his home for many years Saturday night and that Miller accosted him He said Miller knocked him unconscious and he later is said to have told Ballard he was scared to death of I Fireman Jack McGregor pokes his head out throueh a hole in the roof center as he comes out fjr a breath of air While fighting the fire at Art Jewis home in Chevy Chase yesterday morning Another fireman Don McMullin Deputy Sheriff is on the ladder right pouring water into the burn ing second floor of the tarpaper covered house Although the fire did not completely destroy the home the family mother father Bnd seven chiid i oc upy it Dangerous Radioactivity Not Present At Hiroshima tote Legion Head rges Immediate UMT The Legion head urged citizen who was interested in serving democracy by force every I tary J Carlyle Orr County Register preand Recorder Orrin McMillen At if Cc to write their Congress nan and ask for immediate passage qf universal military training The only other speaker at the dinner last night was John J Ho baugh Ford City 27th District Com mander of the Legion Commander Hobaugh spoke briefly on the Leg on program and urged each post to upport all phases oi the program Guests of the evening included Bernard Steiner State Sgt at Arms steele Clark also Past Post Com nander of the Qherry Tree Legion District Attorney J Muray Buter 3augh and wife County Sheriff Paul W Jeffries County Prothono f torney Gilbert Parnell Attorney Murray Peelor Gordon Gibson son Clymer Boroygh Council presi dent Mabon Shank Clymer Coun cil man and Dave Lisle Clymer Po lice Jackson Dodson past 27th District Commander and candidate for West ern Vice Commander of the Ameri can Legion and Clinton E Myers immediate past County Commander of Indina County and present Dep uty District Commander were both introduced to the group assembled Commander Windsor arrived in Indiana yesterday afternoon and was escorted fromV the Indiana Hotel by members of the State Po lice of the Indiana substation and a group of Legionnaires to Clymer In Clymer the state commander was met by another group of Leg ionnaires who escorted the dis tinguished guest to the Clymer Leg ion with the colors The evenings banquet was pre pared by the Clymer Legion Auxi liary and the evenings festivities were rounded out with dancing anc a stage show by the Five Clubmen Butterflies are considered a deli cacy by native tribes in many reg ons of the world All hoofed animals walk on their oenails Youthful Cancer Victim To Have Joyous Easter HONESDALE Mar Fiveyearold Roger McKeel cancer victim whose doctor says may live no olnger than a month or will awake on Easter morning to find his hospital bed surrounded by everything his little heart Richard A Porter said yes terday a number of Easter gifts in cluding candyfiled baskets and clothing have arrived already at the hospital from Rogers neighbors in Hawley Pa A group of Hawley residents Dr Porter said banded together when theylearned of the boys condition and began collecting funds to pro vide him with everything his little heart desires on Dr Porter said Roger son of Mr and Mrs Frank McKeel has been a patientin the hospital for the last six weeks An operation was per month ago in an unsuccess ful effort to check the diseaes The McKeels have children The father worker 9 four othei is factor Wedding Planned TOKYO Mar as that which lingered on atomic bombed ships in Bikini lacking complete ly at Hiroshima an Army physician said today This explained LI Col Carl F Tessmer was because the atom bombs burst in the sky at both Hiro shima and Nagasaki So did the one used in the first test at Bikini But the second bomb at Bikini was ex ploded under the radio activity remained in the salt water some time Tessmers explanation was in am plification of an intedview given yesterday by Dr Philip Owen ex ecutive director of the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission Tessmer is director of the commission which s making a long range field study of the effects of the Hiroshima alast They agree there is no evidence of any new damage at Hiroshima since the split second of the blast By this they mean there is no residual radioactivtiy to injure any one not exposed to the original ex Julia Kenney daughter of Gen and Mrs George C Kenney will marry Lt Edward C Hoagland of louisville Ky general Kenney Commands the Air Forct Strategic Air Command FOUft CENTS Crdssing Up MacArthu MacArthur Park in downtown Los Angeles was converted into a mock cemetery by vandals pro testing the possible presidential candidacy of Gen Douglas MacArthur The sign was repainted to read TrumanMacArthur and 70 wooden crosses w re stuck in the parks la1 plosion About the best way to explai he difference between Hiroshim and Bikini to the average layma s to say simply that the second 3lkini blast was under water fessmcr said Im speaking He said shipping in Hiroshima Harbor did nob become radioactive nor was drinking water affected The atomic bomb burst feet above Hiroshima Tessmer said the resulting fission products were dis sipated quickly by winds In the Bikini underwater blast however the products were trapped in the water For simplicitys said Tess mer Lets say a sort of scum for med on the ships This contained the radioactive fission They became residual He added that 100 Skiers Marooned i SALT LAKE CITY Mar than 100skiers and employ es of Alpine Rose Lodge were mar ooned mBriglilon today by a snow slide which roaued down Little Cot lonwood Canyon The slide thundered down Argcn la Mountain eight miles west of Brighton yesterday It swept down hundreds of aspen trees and buried products those Bikini The Popular Beverage utide rmore than 30 nuiri boulders and in the target ships were being scuttled be cause the residual radioactivity would have remained too long The battleship Pennsylvania and a number of destroyers were among such ships scuttled Hold Young Fanner In Death Of 16XearOW Girl LITTLE PATENT Ak AMERICAN M sprightly brightly patent leathers know vrfwt Springtimes aH about Can you think of a prettier way to and save tji up MARSHALL Mar A 20yearold farmer was jailed to day while police tried to determine whether his high school sweetheart died by her own hands Slate Police hoped paraffin tests on the hands of the pretty 16year old girl Flavian Watkins would prove whether she fired a fatal bul let into her body late Wednesday Her boy friend Earl Kent who admittedly broke off their engage ment a couple of hours before her death was detained without charge pending completion of the investi gation Kent insisted he had nothing to do with the girls death and Cal houn County Sheriff Fred Hollings worth the parents of both Kent and the dead girl were equally firm in their declarations that the form er Navy man was blameless the highway feet of snow trees Brighton is about 20 milessouth east of Salt Lake City F C Koziol supervisor ot the Wasalch National Forest said forest service officials could not be certain no one was trapped or buried by the slide until a complete check was made H S Florence operator of the lodge at the winter sports center said accommodations are sufficient for all those stranded most of them college students on spring vacation Florence estimated it would take state highway crews three or four Hollingsworth said however that days to clear the road for traffic State Police paraffin tests disclosed traces of gunpowder on Kents left hand and indicated the youth was normally lefthanded No powder marks were found on the girls clothing according to the sheriff who said this led him to believe the 22 caliber rifle was fir ed at least a few feet away from her The unconscious form of the girl was found Wednesday night by her brother Arnold in the side yard of her home in nearby Union City The rifle lay 62 feet away The girl was taken to Coldwater Hospital where she died several hours later Hospital t authorities said that in moments of semicon sciousness she called for Kent They had been keeping company about year A split fan bell in an automobile First carpet factory in the United i may cause a noise like knock In school the younger crowd gai Indiana Dairy Homogeni drink Young people like appreciate its energizing Take a hint from them Dairy Homogenized milk hers tasty nutritious ied milk is the favorite its creamy rich flavor bodybuilding effects Add plenty of Indiana to your diet and though you may not be able to djuice all night youll feel and be healthier INDIANA DAIRY Phone 395 EASTER GREETINGS Distinctive In Originality Perfect Flowers Advertised in CKarm Ut Journal States was established at phia in 1791 by W P Sprague FLOWERS SGRICCIA Phone 2791 Clymtri Pa FOR BETTER FOODS Corsages Cut Flowers Potted Plants GREEN VASE FLORAL SKOPPE 567 Phila St Hallmark Eaittr ;