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Local Youth Receives /ippointment to Air Force/icademy i i James A. Williamsen, son of Mr, and Mrs. Stanley Wiliamso of this city, received a telegram Mon- day, from Charles A. Halleck, Ind- iana second distrlt Congressman, informing him that he had been nominated, at Hallek&apos;s pri,cipal appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy. James is  a Senior in the Pioneer high school, and had nade hppli- catior for the appointment. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Burl King of this city. Local Pioneer Student Receives Scout Honor /Is Life Saver Following the life-saving sory carried i this rewspaper last July 2, an award was presented Boy Scout John Helvie, this week by the Three Rivers Scout Council John is a freshman in the Pioneer high school ad resides near Lake Cicott. He is a member of t:he Lake Cicott Troop, 247. In reviewing the icldent in the July 2. issue of The Record, it is recalled that John a lad of 14, had aved the life of a 5-year-old Pontiac, Michigan girl, Barbara Hoyt, from drowning, in, Long Lake, in Wabash C<mny. The little glrl had gone out in, to the Lake and had sepped off into deep water. She had gone down for the third time when John swam out to her and brought her back to her re, other, who stood screaming on the shore. John. the son of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Helvie, of R1 this ty, had been visiting his gramimother, Mrs. E.J. Bender of Logansport. at her lake cottage at the time. Woody Hammon, Troop 247 Scoutmaster, and Hugh MarkeIl, Three Rivers 'Council Executive Were inrumental in securing the crtificate o merit from the Nat- Ional Council, for the presentation to John. Award winners receive a gold nedal for saving several lives or a certificate for saving one life. Boy]s Recreation Room Sponsored by Knights The Kights of Pythias Ledge has agreed to the use of their Outh room, (the room over the LOwer & Merrill store,) for the Purpose of a recreation room for a newly formed boy's Teen-age club. At present there are 17 mem- bers. Officers have been named as follows: Prsident, Ted Blvvins; Vice Pres., Roger Pugh; Secretary, Jrry Day; Treasurer, Marry Ran- Stead. They already have a pool table; Ping-pong table, Juke box and plan on getting a coke machine in the near futrue. The hall will be open from 7 to 9 p.m, and any boy betwert the ages of 13 ad 16 is invited to oin the club. They plan to laave , the hall open ten nights in the reSin- ing weeks of February. Adult leaders, all members of th If. of P. Lodge, are as followe: Jack Ariou Sr. Harold Merrill, fir. 8wartzell, Isadore Davis, aeneid Tipsword and Charle Howard. Mr. an Mrs. Bill 6ti1 am] amlly called o Mr. an Mrs. Paul Smith aml family Su aftea- ado1. R AL CENTRE R :C R IN OUR 75th YEAR NO. 25 ESTABLISHED 1890 ROYAL CENTRE, CASS COUNTY INDIANA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 11, 1965 002a]ent/ne 00)ay 00unday, 00ebruary /#,+,4 We See & Hear We 'hear aud  see' tlat Mrs. Ed- na Williamson, of RJ, Logansport, has ,bee elected  1965 Flying Farmer Queen at the annual Ind- ian,a-Illinois Flying Farmer meet- ing held at Indianapolis Edna is WORKER BURNED IN LUBRICANT TANK iS IMPROVING Carl Seward of north of this city who was burned last week when he fell into a lubriraat tank while employed at Plymouth Tube in the wife of Rbert Williamson, %Vinamac is improving at Robert the 'Lan Airport. ] who - --perateSEdna Is a graduate Word from the hospital to Walter IncidentallY,' Long hospital i Indialzapolis. of the Royal Centre high school,, Northey, plant manager, is that no and made her home with us' while infection has developed and skin attending sclmo here. She is a !grafting may not be necessary. ovely, charming housewife, and mother of five handsome children. Our sincere congratulation,s to our good frieml Edna. [] Warm weather came back to us over the week-end causing a foggy atmosphere on Sunday and Sunday night. Colder again on Men,day. [] Leak nt mournCully into the the past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, It is thine, Go forth to meet the shad- owy future, without fear and with strong hoart.--Longfellow. [] We have some very outstanding youth i our eommun,ityRead some of the articles that have been published in this newspaper. This week there is another article by Vivian Stair, and als themes by three eighth grade girls of Lucerne Royal Centre and Nobl schools, the DASt award, an,d the Boy Scout award to Pioneer high sch- ool students. Be sure to reai them all. Hail to our future citizens! [2 Two hme basket ball games will be played here Friday and Saturday nights. The Saturday game, Pioneer vs. Me.tone will be broadcast by W.S.A.L. sons- ored by the Royal Chemical Corp. of here. The Friday night game with Fowler is a Miawest Conf- erence gme and wilt decide the Conference Cham ppionhlp. Go Panthers! Born to P.F.C and Mrs. Joh Kochel, Feb. 3, a daughter, Dap.- hane Jane. John is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Kochl of R1. His wife is the former MI Rita Cor. coran, er of Mr, and Mrs. Carl Corcoran of LogatmPort. P.F.- C. and Mrs. Koehel are taUoned la Ae, horage, Alaska. I Mr. Seward, twenty-four years old, suffered burns over about six- ty per cent of his body from his chest to his ankles. For some un- known reason, he was crawling over a tank of soap compound used in the drawing process, arid fell in,to it. The solution is kept at 165 degrees, and the tark is about two feet wide, two feet deep and twenty feet long. The worker must have caught the sides of the tank under his armpits, and was able to pull him- self out quickly. Several workers near by came t,o his asistance as soon as his predicament was dis. covered. He was treated at Pulaski Mere. orial hospital and then transferred to Indianapolis. His wife is with him, and the compun,y calls each day to check on hi,s cold,ion. Mr. and Mrs. Seward have one child. PIONEER SCHOOL BUILDING UNIT INCORPORATES The Pioneer Regional School Building Corporation filed articles of incorporation last week with County Recorder George Cline. The corporation was formed to issue bonds and finune the con-- struction of a new Pioneer Jr., Sr. High School building. Shares of common stock, priced at $10 a share, have been issued. The shares bear no interest. The five directors of the cor- poration are Tyrus Risser, Boyd Evernham, Donald Heckard, Halb Herd and Paul Harrison. Mr. and Mr. Bert Tlmmon and Jeanne Bird attended funeral sere. iee for their aunt Thee Gibson of Ft. Wayne, Friday. GERALD HASTINGS DIES Final services for Gerald Fred- erick Hastings, 53, of Logansport were held Monday at MeCloskey- Hamilton--Kahle Funeral Home. Roy. Paul Grant officiated and burial was in Crooked Creek cem- etery. The owner of Spencer Trans- fer and Storage Co., he was a vet- eran of World War 2, and an active member of tle Eagles Lodge. Born Jan. 23, 1912 in White co- unty, he was the son of Fred and Stella Spencer Hastings. Surely.ors are his wife, Vinetta; two sons, Lynn and Dennis and a ddaughter, Lola, all at home; his mother, Mrs. Stetla Spencer of Lo- gansport; his father Fred Hastings of Burnettsville and an aunt, Mrs Lester Kleyla. Monticello. A.E. CONRAD DIES OF HEART ATTACK Arthur Eugene Conrad, 55, of Logansport died suddenly Thurs- day t his residence after suffering a heart attack. Born Jan. 14, 1910, in Cincin- nati, Ohio. he was the son of Ar- thur E. and Grace M. Sharer Con- rad. His marriage was to Addine Stnley on Dec. 26, 1931. He was a member of the Ninth St. Christian Church. and Tipton Masonic Lodge No. ,o Conrad was a descendant of several lca] pioneer families. He held two certificates in sound en- gineering from Purdtm University. He is survived by his wife, Ad- dine, a teacher at Noble township and Lucerne schools; one son, Stanley, of Fort Wayne; two dau- ghters, Mrs. Jean Shanks of R2, Galveston, and Mrs. Ann Reese, of Logansport, six grandchildren; and his mother, Mrs. Grace Conrad of 1224 High St., Logansport. Funeral rites were held Monday at lhe Ninth St. Christian church, Rev. W.H. Neeriemer officiated. Burial in Mt. Hope cemetery. DELL ROUHIER DIES AT HOME IN BUFFALO Final rites for Dell Rouhier, 83, of Buffalo, were lld Monday at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic church. Father Richard Puetz off- iciatod and burial was in Buffalo Cemetery. His death occurred unexpectedly Thursday at his home. Born in Holmes county, O., on Jan. 14, 1882 he was the son of Jospph R. and Delilah Martini Rouhier. In 1907 he married Alta Bible who preceded him in death. His second marriage was to Mollie Huff man. Survivors are the wife; , three brothers, Virgil of Gee&land, Vic- tor Of South Bend and Charles of Monticello; a sister :Sister Mary Damian, Gardens, Calif. .O ELMER E. GUGLE, 70, SUCCUMBS IN IOWA Elmer E, Gugle, 79, former man. ager of the Burnettsille Elevator. died Monday in Ottumwa, Ia. " Rites were held at Reece Funer- al Home in, Ottuma and burial made there. His wife, Belie, died i 1962. Survivin is a son, Dr. Lloyd Gugle Ottumwa. Fire Destroys Montgomery Home Fire Wednesday, believed caus- ed by faulty electrical wiring in the basement, destroyed the home of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Montgomery, R 1 Lucerne. Firemen from Lucern and Royal Centre battled he flames for more than' to hours but were abi t save only a sborage shed aRd tim equipment it housed. The two.- story house, which also contained a bauty sh.op operated by Mrs. Montgomery, was a total loss. The fire was discovered by Mrs. Montgomery. Doth she and her husband were in the house at the time, but escaped without injury. They and neighbors were able to save some ef the home's furnish- ings. The Montgomerys are staying with their son, Forest. Cuss County treasurer. Firemen, who battled the flames in sub-zero temperatures, said that the fire spread through the walls of the house. The extreme cold caused hose nozzles to temporarily stick and hampered efforts to save the residence. The Montgomerys told firemen that par of the loss was covered by insurance. --O'-- TWO AREA STUDENTS PAGES FOR THIMLAR Two Pioneer High School girls, De Dee Burrough and Chrisin:a Dorton, served Thurs. as page,s fro" Rep. Ril, ey Thimlsr in the House of Representatives at Indianapolis, D.D., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Burrough of Lucerne, is a se- n.tor and Christina, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Dortom of Royal Conre is a junior. MATTIE TRIBBETT DEATH Mrs. Matie R. Tribbet, 85, of Rockfield, died Saturday at Me.. morlal, hospital, Born Jan. 3, 1881, a Jefferson townsMp, she was the daughter of Jacob F. and Ruth Byrkett Campbell. She was married to Clarence Tribbett. who die July 6, 1938. She had resided in, Burnettsville ad the Rockfield community most of her life. She is survived by three sons Charles of Royal Centre, Evevet of Gary and Robert of Logansport: two daughters, Mrs: Mary Tro- baugh of Burrows and' Mrs. Mable Wilburn of Rockfield; three bro-. thers, James of Stockbrldge, Mlch, Charlds of Gary and Jesse; 17 gandchildren and 28 great-grand- children, High School Band to give Concert this Thursday bem00 The Plon.eer High School will )resent a "POP-CONCEtRT" in the Yigh, Shool Gym, thls Thursday vening Feb. 11, tartfng at 7:30. The High School Band, Clltr and Swing Band will perform. Admission is free and the lmbllo Is invited.