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December 14, 1953

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2 KOKOMO (Ind.) TRIBUNE Monday, Dec. 14, T953 Legal Sparring in Marion Death Case «r Begun Baby MARION, Ind. «B— : The prosecution today began a new round of legal epa-ring by moving dismissal of indictments againit the physician and * friend of Gretchen Brunt V/oodard, who is charged with manslaughter in the death of a newborn baby abandoned on a dump here. Prosecutor James McKown asked dismissal of an indictment against Dr. John Hhorer, charged with perjury before the grand Jury, and Jack Miller, charged with being an accessory. McKown moved for dismissal on the grounds that trial of the two cases before that of Mrs. Woodard would be "prejudicial to the state." Dr. Rhorer was to be tried Dec. 21. No date wa» eet for Miller's trial and Mrs. Woodard'* case was to have come up sometime after the first of the year. It was e:. ected that the two would be reindicted and tried after Mrs. Woodard's case had been heard. But Miller's attorneys asked a ruling that the indictment be dismissed with prejudice to the state of Indiana. The Grant Circuit Court set 9 a.m. Tuesday for a ruling. Dismissal of the indictment with prejudice to the state would mean Miller could never be tried as an accessory because it would constitute double jeopardy (trial twice for the same offense). Miller was arraigned this morning just before the dismissal motion was filed. He is charged with helping Mrs. Woodard dispose of the new-born child's body on a Marion dump last March. Dr. Rhorer was charged with JOLLY SANTA Will Greet All Good Children Each Night From 6:SO - 8:00 At HAL'S Out-0-Doors Stan perjury on the grounds he lied in telling the grand jury Mrs. Woodard was not pregnant when he examined her two months before the child's birth. Mrs. Woodard, who was then unmarried, has since married an Air Force enlisted man and is expecting a child in March. Council To Hear Trailer Ordinance Tuesday Night • The third and final reading of the trailer court ordinance is slated for the special session of the city council, Tuesday night. The council also is scheduled to consider an appropriations, ordinance on third and final reading. The meeting is set for 6:30 p. m. British Endorse American Step LONDON (ft — Britain wholeheartedly endorsed today the American action in suspending the Panmunjom negotiations on a Korean, peace conference. A Foreign Office spokesman told a-news conference: "We have every confidence in Arthur Dean, the special United States envoy, and we are certain that he would not break off the talks without reason." Other informants said that regardless of whether the Panmun- jom negotiations break down completely, Britain will continue to press for the Jan. 22 release of prisoners. NOTICE I will not be responsible for debts other than those contracted by myself. Burton McClaln. T. V. OWNERS NOTICE Fir Bloominfttn and Indianaptlis Rwiptien at CRAFT'S ECONOMY RADIO SISW.HavMs 408 N. Wash 'Phone 2-2636 • 5210 JJ^ Statement; Implicates 3 Others One of the four Kokomo men arrested in connection with stealing 13 mink from a local farm, has admitted taking part in the theft in a signed statement to the sheriff's department, Sheriff Tex Scott said Monday. Lewis- H. Garling, 35, 1707 N. Leeds 'St., told officers he helped take 13 mink from the Glenn Richey farm on West Sycamore Road last Thursday night He also involved the other three men arrested by the sheriff's department Friday afternoon. The other three Kokomo men arrested in a car at Darrough Chapel are: Fred A. Roberts, 43, 1131 S. 1816 S. Bell St.; Kenneth Mognett, 42, who gave an address in the 1900 block of North Webster Street. Grand larceny affidavits were Friday morning, Garling said, Roberts and Mognett came to his house and then they picked up Troyer at his house, where the mink had been left overnight. All four drove to Noblesville, the statement read, where they tried to sell the animals. Unable to sell them in that town, the four then went to Tipton, where they also failed to sell them, Garling said. Finally, they tried to sell them in Sharpsville, but a fur dealer there sent them to Converse. It was while the four were in that area that Deputy Sheriff Fred Foland spotted them after a tip from the Sharpsville man. Deputy Sheriff Tom Leap and Sheriff, Tex Scott joined the chase and the four men were taken into custody. Thirteen mink were found in the filed against the tout in Superior) far, but owner G. B Roberts claims Get After Suffering of INFECTIOUS GOLDS! toy 2-Jttp Treatment Grm Svdi Comforting Relief When an infectious cold strikes anyone in your fanv ily, most effective relief from suffering is what you wont. So, use dependable VapoRub this special way. Millions of mothers have proved its effectiveness! 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Made by Vicb- WorW-Uodma Colds Specialists WICKS VVAPORUB IT IOOKS IIKE A MIUION 50 FOR THE *x 12-FOOT StXCI Git it vtMi season to mole* o trvt oval rug ARMSTRONG'S QUAKER BROCADE OVAL RUG Hem's • wbol* lot of floor ttyte it • Mcy low price! Tin richly colored Brood* Ov*l feature* • real brood* btckfround, vitb • «hig rug band •nd • flonl center. In 4 colon: rich cow, tamld grata, toft bliw, end •map**.. f x c/ui< ve K-99 FINISH LONGER WEAR EASIER CLEANING Court Monday morning. They are charged with stealing 13 mink from G. B. Roberts, 800 S. Linsday Et, who houses some 1,800 mink on the Richey farm. Garling, in his statement to authorities, iaid.be and the other men played pool and drank wine in a local pool room from 10 a.m. till late Thursday. He laid someone mentioned steal- Ing the mink and selling them in Sharpsville. They all drove out to the mink farm, he stated, and he and Troyer took the 13 mink out of their pens and put them in a sack obtained in Kokomo. Bank Robbers Evade Intense Police Search SAVANNAH, Ga. tP>— A pair of bank robbers, facing 25-year federal prison terms, desperately defied an intensive police search today after fleeing Chatham County Jail. Myron Peter Goldman, 32, and Samuel Joseph Horabeck, 34, both of Louisville, Ky., forced jailers x> free them at gunpoint Sunday night and sped away in a car commandeered from a Savannah couple, Sheriff William C. Harris said. Goldman and Hornbeck were convicted with two others in U.S. District Court here Dec. 3 of robbing the southside branch of the Citizens & Southern National Bank 3f $83,359 last April. Hornbeck shoved a silver-plated pistol into the stomach of jailer 3. W. Hall while Goldman jumped Furnkey M. O. Chaman, Sheriff rlarris said. He said the pair made heir move when the prisoners vere being locked up for the night. The sheriff said he believed one if the escapees' wives smuggled he gun into the jail in a box of ;ereal. The women visited Gold- nan and Hornbeck yesterday and hecked out of a Savannah hotel that at least 17 ol ma animals are missing. It was understood that some of them might have escaped while the men were' taking them out of the pens Thursday night. The 17 mink were valued at more than $1,300 by the owner. He said that 11 of them are worth about $65 apiece and the other six, which were breeders, about $150 each. It was understood that the Great Lakes Mink Association has a standing: offer of a $500 reward for the arrest and conviction of anyone stealing mink from an association member. Roberts is a member of the association. Where Did I (Continued from Page One) stand up for his own rights and rights of man." airs. Howe said she was prepared for the shock after the 22 Americans refused to attend explanations Sunday. "It was perfectly obvious to me it was going to be a negative reply—if there was to be a reply at all. I was not surprised." Asked if she thought the letter was a true expression of Richard's feelings, she said: "I think he thinks it represents his true feelings. "This terrible thing has happened to him in a prison camp under what conditions I don't know, and under circumstances I do not understand. "But I think the Communists are capable of doing -the sam» thing under other conditions. If they can destroy the home, they can disintegrate the nation." In another passage, he wrote, "It is impossible for me to live in the United States because I want to live as I wish." < The mother commented, "I wouldn't have any idea what he ( meant about 'impossible.' 1 "I have failed somewhere and < I must find but where, because I 1 lave three other children and I must not make the same mistake. • "I believe a mother should start at birth trying to train a child for ] Dulles Urges ' (Continued from Poje On*) association in a field where He the greatest prospects for progress arid also the most powerful means of annihilation." Bidault also said that Big Four talks with Russia are "in sight" and added: "We shall see what it may bring." Bidault called on the ministers "to conduct with vigor the work of the Atlantic community and in particular to ensure that each member effectively translates into facts the annual recommendations made to it." He sounded the keynote for the "flatten!ng-out" in defense expenditures expected to be put into effect following the three-day meeting. He said: "We must also seek all means to achieve as efficient a yield as possible from the naturally limited resources available to our nations for defense expenditure. It implies a continuous improvement of coordination and standardization of methods in order to avoid waste and duplication detrimental to the development of our forces." Bidault cautioned the United States to be patient until the European Defense Community could be ratified and called on Britain to give closer support to the defense community. GI Non-Repais (Continued from Poge One) er you are able to understand it now or not, believe me when I say that it is for them that I am fighting and it is impossible for me to live In the United States because I want to live as I wish. "United States authorities . . . have probably told you that I was forced, doped, brain washed or some other horse manure that they use to slander and defile people like myself who will stand up for his own thought." and rights." Her face showing'the strain of the last few days, Mrs. Howe almost broke down as she said, Where did I fail—I don't know where I failed. "I must find out where because I have three other children and I must not make the same mistake." "I still want to see my son—I still want to see him." With the prisoner explanation program at a standstill and the attempts to set up a Korean peace conference broken off, Panmun- jom remained quiet today—in contrast to the bustle of days past. U. S. special envoy Arthur H. Dean, who walked out of the negotiations with the Reds last Saturday, leaves Tuesday for Washington and consultations with his government and representatives of other United Nations. • His chief aide, Kenneth Young _f the U. S. 'State Department, will stay in Korea, Dean said, for one week "to see if the Communists wish to resume" the talks. Dean attached two conditions before the Allies agree to resume the negotiations — that the Reds withdraw charges of "perfidy" and General Snowfall Strikes Indiana INDIANAPOLIS W)— Indiana] had a general snowfall today and it was heavy in some sections of the state. Knightstown reported two and a half inches, Seymour two inches and Shoals an inch and -a half. The Weather Bureau said snow! flurries would continue throughout the day and tonight and possibly Tuesday. Temperatures over the state were around the freezing mark Monday morning. Religious Head Dies of Attack LOS ANGELES W» — Matthew Cowley, one of the Council of Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, died Sunday of a heart attack. Elder Cowley, 58, was an attorney before he was called to the church nine years ago. Sign Aid Pact SEOUL W>—U. S. Economic Coordinator C. Tyler Wood and South Korean Prime Minister Paik Too Chin today signed a U.. S.-South Korea economic agreement for* a 500 million dollar program of economic and financial reconstruction for this war devastated country. French Ready HANOI, Indochina M — The French high command said today "everything is ready" for a showdown battle with the Vietminh troops closing in on Dien Bien Phu, France's last big stronghold in the mountainous Thai country of northwest Indochina. last night, Harris declared. They forced Guard J. C. Ingram ' r ' e s' enJt e d "d'isc?prine'."perha"ps' thatl n«n« nv. ntttnv ilnM- tnnlf mo * *•*'*•*»**•** " " I . . . .1 ! to open an outer door, took his gun and then locked up Ingram and Hall. Goldman forced Chaman into his cell earlier, the sheriff said. is where I made my mistake." Asked if she still wanted to see iher son, she almost broke down. j "Of course I want to see my , I son—of course I still want to see Kline Promises (Continued from Page One) to be fair to farmers in relation to prices they pay. Kline, who has had several ver- After leaving the jail, where they If? were held while awaiting transfer nshe wj] , sfa m Tokyo for to a federal prison, Goldman and, nj , e | ba j claslies with members of the Hornbeck forced their way into aj Her ' son - s message was a reply JHousc committee, said the Farm car with Mr. and Mrs. Jack Fo- jn Qne Mrs. Howe had written andj Bureau convention opening here today would stand pat in its opposition to use of the rigid, high- level price floors after 1954, and would again endorse a system of flexible or variable supports. Some delegates from Southern states said they would wage a convention fight for present support programs, but none disagreed with garty, who were on their way home w delivered by NBC radio *•_„_, „ « n ..in Tl»«tT Afntre* +Via I " 411V " <•*»-* •• _ correspondent Jim Robinson through the Indian command which guards the camp prisoners. :rom a movie. They drove the couple'to a dark street before ordering them from the car with a warning not to tell police for 15 minutes. Left in the jail was Thomas E. Brewer, Savannah garage man, who was convicted in the same robbery and drew a 15-year sen- 12 Lives Lost (Continued from Poge One) robbery and drew a 15-year sen- . , n Kline's forecast of the outcome, tence. Harris said the pair madeijied in a car that mta tree ^^ & ^.^ ^^ ^ no attempt to free Brewer. Salvation Army (Continued from Poge One) handling the investigation for Christmas help and all cases are being cleared at the Community chest office, it was stated. An added kindness of the Salvation Army will be the serving of Christmas dinner at the Citadel o aged persons who otherwise would be alone on Christmas day. The menu will include roast turkey and the other traditional dishes of Christmas which Mrs. Raw- In and the women ef the Home >ague will prepare and serve. The dinner is scheduled for 2 p.m. !An appeal was made for dotting which will be distributed among threadbare children. Capt. Zawlin said the Salvation Army clothing room at 218 E. Superior St., "is badly in need ofchildren's clothing." He further stated that anybody lesirlng to jrive furniture may do o through the Salvation Army. On )ec. 1 the Salvation Army was ble to rent two additional rooms, giving the use of three rooms for torage at the 218 E. Superior St. ddress. Two other local organizations have offered to take over the Sal- •ation Army's Christmas kettles n the future. The Jaycees will perate the kettles on Saturday, Dec. 19, and the Hi-Y oretaniza- ions will ring the bells on Monday, Dec. 21, he said. School Employee* Have Party BUNKER HILL—The employes f the Nead and Bunker Hill choota enjoyed their Christmas arty at the Honeywell Memorial Center in Wabash on Tuesday ight. A bountiful dinner was erved in one of the dining rooms ollowcd by group carol singing nd a gift exchange. Those attend- ng were as follows: Messrs, and lesdameg Donald Blue, Harold [ane, Berlin Hodrick. Donald Um- arger, Paul White, Charles Gallaher, Garr Gross, Harold Dick, ;aymond Cox, Louis Baker, Gunar Hansen, Clayton Moon, Floyd onafrank, John Wharton, Harold Vibel, and James Phtlapy; Mrs. :uth Cunningham, Mrs. Pearl Landall and Coleman Kays. ihe was trying to flee from a routine patrol check near Shelbyville. Mrs. Dorothy Bargfeldt, 28, was supports would be high in times of shortages to encourage production I section. Harvey B. Springer, 33, Cambridge City, was killed as his car ran off Ind. 3 half a mile south of Hartford City. Robert Townsend, 27, Fulton, injured fatally in a collision of land low in times of surpluses to| two cars at a Gary street inter-;discourage output. One of the chief national pr ponects of such a support pla Kline was expected by friends be a candidate for re-election d spite a doctor's advice that he r tire to his Iowa corn-hog farm an take It easier. Renewed Farm Bureau rejectio of high supports would be goo news for Secretary of Agrlcultu: Benson, who la scheduled to » dress the convention Wednesda The GOP farm chief, like Klin blames present programs for cu rent surpluses and declining port markets. Chairman Walter Randolph the convention Platform Commi tee predicted the bureau wou take a "strong stand" in reques ing greater efforts on the part the government in promoting worl trade. Randolph is president of th Alabama Farm bureau and is ex pected to be chosen vice presiden of the American Farm Bureau, post now vacant. was injured fatally when his car hit a bridge abutment on U.S. 31 about 12 miles south of Rochester. Albert S. Brill, 63, Shively, Ky., was injured fatally in a car-truck collision on U.S. 31 in Clark County, Mrs. Charline Marie Smith, 27, Plainfield, died in" a collision west of Indianapolis. Andrew Jackson, 58, Indianapolis, died early today in General Hospital at Indianapolis of injuries suffered when he was struck by two cars Friday night. SHOP AND COMPARE: Courtright has the clianist ustd cars in Kokomo. FOR GOOD HEARING! Batteriis, Cords, Accessories, Repairs On All Makes. BELTONE KOKOMO HEARING CENTER 807 N. Wash. Phone 2-8412 TOYS ARE OUR YEAR-ROUND BUSINESS- NOT A SIDELINE! Goods-Toys Phon. 24149 Ad. 7 MAL'S Sporting 1613 N. Dovii This Christmas, aay it with urs. 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