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WEATHER Mostly sunny today and Thursday. Fair and cool tonight. High today near £0. Low tonight mid '30$. High Thursday upper 50s. •i Second CUt* Matter Oct. 4. 1W5. «t Post Office at Tlpton, Indiana. Under the Art ef March 3. H7T. VOL. 64 — NO. 22 TIPTON, (IND.) TRIBUNE, WEDNESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 29, 1954 5 CENTS PER COPY, 30 CENTS PER WEEK TO STOP H-BOMB NEW POLICE CHIEF New Pope to Call Consistory In January By CHARLES W. RIDLEY United Press International VATICAN CITY (UPI) — Pope John XXIII, fa "I with some of the gravest pro*»ii ms in Roman j Catholir Church history, was ex' pected to'day to call a consistory he end of January 4 ' to VALPARAISO, Ind. . (UPI)—!;. William V. Jopes. desk sergeant j the Valparaiso City Police name n ^v cardinals. on force the last seven years, will become police chief Nov. 1 suc- ct-rding Ua!e Gott uho resigned. ARVIN ALES UP SpeakeVs At Annual Babe Ruth Dinner The prob'cms ranged from the severe menace of atheistic Communism to the need to revamp the entire -Vatican administrative j machinery and replenish the de- of pri est s -and mis- COLUMBUS. Ind. ( UPI )-Aryin . Industrie 1 : Inc., reported today . . ... . . __ : that third quarter saL and earn- I «onaries around the world. The j in<- <howed "moderate improve- j new Pope also faced an upsurge) mcnf over the first and second ! of materialism, apathy and cyni- j quarters of 195S and there were ; cism in his own Roman Cath- indications the fourth quarter , olic Italy. ••will be by lar the best of the ; High VeVican officials said the year." spst'd with which the new Pope - • secretary .Alsgr. Alberto Di Jorio GRAIN RESERVES HIGH • 'as cardinal Tuesday indicated ™r, T , ,-r.r, n' i swift action would be -taken to re- LAFAYETTE,- Ind. _ (LPI)-Pur-, , cnish the strength of the Sacred due University staticians said to- earlier, but s down and barley unchanged. LOW BID I sSl 87,030 BLOOMINGTON, Ryan Construction Co' j 0-Iy* cardinals exclusive of ^^^ s «£ s x fed the college after the late ' Pope Pius XII named 24 new j princes of the church in 1953. Two ' of these. Jozsef Cardinal Mind,._. I szenty of hungary and Alovsius K (LPI)-^ ; Card f nal stepj * ac ; of y ugoslavia , - Evans- are virtual pr i soners behind the f.f.f. I - I *** *- » 1* IU« J M**-5"»l\_iO M\- illo. submuled a SI8..SOO bid I Communist Iron Curtain. luv. e.v. of n:ne for excavation and > , . , conduction of the foundation of Jhc new pontiff ascended he , huiMme nt Indiana L'nivcrsitv thro!;e of . St : Peter at one . of l he at Indiana University to^ house a fine arts center, art •;allrnes and the.- radio-television department. The bids wgre opened $150,000 FIRE' LAPEL. Ind. (UPI!—A lumber! company at Lapel was destroyed t>y fire - h-.'.t the flames' were brought under control early today by the combined efforts of local and neighboring fire departments. To\vn marshal James" Martin most- critical times for the Roman Catholic Church—at a time when its very survival is menaced in many lands by Communism. Almost important, according to Vatican observers, was.the problem presented by the internal icondition of the church. Despite modernization and innovations during the 19 - year ireign of Pius XII. Vatican machinery has been operating at a firefighters I comparative 19th Century pace anc l were'in a moon-rocket age. The late a Lapel physician's pope himself seemed far ahead of or four slightlv said three were hurt !reated at office. Wiliiam Clifford. -. manager ;he Standard Grain Elevator Lumber Co.. estimated loss of .the I Pope John never may succeed in lumber part of the business would ; matching Pope $150,000. The elevator, I spanning grasp of the vision of the churchmen around "him. & j \ Some Vatican ' observers said Pius's horizon- of almost all acro.-s the street, and a cement j topics. But, they said, he may house nearby both were saved by ! broaden and quicken the scope fin-men. • " j and pace of the entire Vatican The fire was discovered by a i administrative apparatus. Lapel Hiyh School, senior, Edwin! |This could have a more signifi- Coylc. about 11 p.m. Martin said the water supply is back to normal today in the town hut that during the course of. the fire Lapel's one well and one pump had to be cut off and water hauled in. DENTISTS KILLED MARION, Inri. (UPI) — Two .dentists were killed toriay when tlieir private plane crashed immediately after take-off from Municipal Airport. The victims were identified by flrant County sheriff's deputy as Urs! Edwin Trook and C.E. Roush, both of Marion. j Police said their single-engine Piper Commanche hit high tension wires cast of a runway and plunged to the ground, nose first. Both men were thrown out. RoJsh was hurled - clear of the wreckage' on impact, but Trook was pinned beneath the craft. Both were killed outright, authorities said. INJURED FATALLY . TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (UPI)— Mrs. Ella Zigler, 70, Spencer, was killed and her son George, 54, injured seriously when their car smashed into a stalled truck on Ind. 46 southeast of here last night. Authorities said the Ziglers were coming to the Callahan •Funeral Home here to view the body of a friend, i Mrs. Zigler was' brought to the same funeral home which held the body of her friend, Victor Sowers of Terre Haute. Authorities said the car crashed into the truck Mitchell Lankfod, 17, and Gary 3razzell, 17, were trying to push off the road. HIGH AND LOW NEW YORK (UPI)—The lowest temperature recorded in the nation this morning was 3 degrees, at Big Piney, Wyo.,- according to the U.S. Weather Bureau. Tuesday's high was 93, recorded at Thermal, Calif. cant effect on the church than the actions of one man, even if Supreme Pontiff, the observers said. i Michigan Athletes In Gambling Probe ANN ARBOR, Mich. (UPI) — Two top University of Michigan athletes and four other students stood mute today at their arraignment as members of a S10,000-a- weeik football card gambling ring. ,The six, including first string fullback Tony Rio and basketball- captiain Jack Lewis, both of Chicago, • were released on bonds o£ $150 each after Municipal Judge Ffancis O'Brien entered a plea of innocent for them. A (seventh defendant, John Miller of Detroit, did not appear for the morning arraignment. He was expected to be arraigned later today. ! Judge O'Brien set separate dates' for the trials of the six who were) arraigned. Rip's trial was set for Nov. 20 and Lewis' trial was set for Jipv. 19. Both were represented by Ann Arbor attorney John Dobson. Others arraigned and their trial dates' were Mike Dodgson, Grand Rapids, Mich., Nov. 13; Nick Mitea, "Ecorse, Mich., Nov. 12; Carl i Riseman, Detroit, Nov. 13 and j Durwood Collins, Houston, Tex., I Nov. 12. The jury will be selected Nov. 5. The same jury will 'try all defendants. .* All | seven' were charged with engaging in an illegal occupation, a misdemeanor which carries a maximum penalty of 90 days in jail, i . • H.O. (Fritz) Crisler, director of athletics at the university, said Rio and Lewis will- be dropped from [their respective squads pending further investigation of-* the charge. STATE DIRECTOR of Babe Ruth Leagues, Lee Porter, (hand to ; f«ce) is about to be presented to the crowd of Babe Ruthers, team managers and their wives, by Eldon Cage (standing) at the League annual banquet, while district director Jerry Shaffer, Anderson and Tim Renie, who was presented a scroll as the leading hitter in the Tipton Junior American Legion play listen attentively. (TRIBUNE Photo.) Nick Pnikos Suffers Severe Injuries In Highway Accident A Tipton man suffered back and nsck injuries and is listed in fair condition at Tipton county hospital today following a two car accident in Howard county at the intersection of state roads 26 and 19. He is Nick Paikos,,local theatre, owner. Pail-is, 55, lives at 346 Columbia. His car was struck by a vehicle being driven by George Wimmer, 43, Sharpsville route 2. According to Howard county investigators, Wimmer swerved to avoid the Pai- kos vehicle, as it entered highway 26 from 19, but his vehicle caught the right front end of the Paikos car and spun it across the highway. The ' Paikos auto, a 56 model was listed as a total loss with damages set at $1,500. Damage to the Wimmer vehicle was set at $400. Wimmer was not injured. Democratic Speaker Raps GOP Policies G. Remy Bierly, candidate for Appelate Court judge from the second district, addressing a Democratic rally of 150 people Tuesday evening in the Kempton Armory, delivered a scathing attack on the illegality of Governor" Handley's candidacy for the United States Senate. . The Decatur Democrat rapped too, the Republican policy of rejecting federal funds which were contributed to by Indiana tax dollars, then raising state taxes for needed funds. As part of the rally cider and doughnuts were shared by the large crowd, which also heard brief remarks from most of the county democratic slate. Dancing to Follow Halloween Parade Two bands have been hired for dancing at the Legion Home and Armory Friday night following the annual American Legion Halloween parade and judging, it was announced today by Robert Biltz, Legion publicist. The parade will start at 7 p.m. at the Legion home and a large crowd of masqueraded adults and children is expected. The masked folks in costume will be judged following the parade with prizes awarded for.the most unusual costumes. :. . 'Legion Commander Jim Ackrop announced '_' there, would be • both Round dancing and rock and roll dancing to satisfy all; The Teen- Rousers will provide music at 11. Armory for devotees of <he rock and roll, while Square and Round dancing'will be performed in the Legion Home to the music of the Lucky Ramblers. Admission will be free in both places. TUF Reaches $14,046.60 Tipton's United Fund reached the $14,046.60 mark on the road to a $17,283 -goal, ths Rotary club last night was informed by drive chairman Ed Neary, as the Rotarians hosted the Fund committee at its regular meeting. - , With only $3,236.40 to go, Lester Hensley, treasurer of the fund^enlivened proceedings" and "sent/the workers out determined to reach their goal when, he announced that he would personally,, dad only in his underwear, paint the total -on, the Red Feather which now adorns the Courthouse lawn. C. B. Stemen, president of the Fund urged all workers to complete their solicitations as soon as possible, and requested any Tipton residents who had not been solicited to contact Ed Neary and volunteer their contribution. Neary again pointed out the use of pledges whereby those wanting to donate to the fund can promise a certain amount and have it taken Erom his pay in several installments. He said just a little sacrifice on the part of a few more contributors would enable the drive to reach its goal. The raport to Rotary showed Industry had reached 81 percent of its goal with $6,906.50; Retail division was at the 79.5 percent mark with $3,893; Government with $530 and Educational division with $383.10 both had reached 100 percent, professional division had only a- taided 50 percent of its goal with $555 raised, and residential solicitation with $1,200 had raised 86 percent of its' goal. Organizations had topped their goal to 101 percent .with $579 accounted for. North Main :treet Tree Burned Tuesday Tipton firemen reported a tree burning on the lot of Tom Wilson, 410 North Main at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. The fire is believed to have been started'by children. The.;inside of the tree was burned out but there was no other property damage reported. AREA TRAFFIC RECORD Deaths 2 Accidents Injuries 160 Total Damages $H825 Army's Future in Space Exploration Up For Decision By CHARLES CORDDRY United Press International WASHINGTON (UPI) — President Eisenhower ['summoned his space council to a White Hous'e meeting today to take up the explosive dontroversy between the Army and the new civilian space agency. .••'.... l -,\ Many •authorities" beh'eved the Army's future in space 'exploration and 'rocket weapons develop.-, ment was . at stake in its fight, wi.th, the -National Aeronautics and Space-. .Adminis t r a t i'o p (NASA).' -'...- : -' ' W,hile ;-Hpuse . Press Secretary Ja'ines C'. -Hagerty. '-, said no. final decision would 'tx:, 'made on th"e matter today; • • •; : The NASA..-ha'd put in a bid to take over the Army's -German-led team of 2,100 -scientists' arid technicians, along ' with the labora-. lories, of the' Army i ballistic missile agency at Huntsy ille", Ala. The team is led by the German- born rocket expert Wernhef von Braun. NASA Administrator T. Keith Glennan also has proposed to the Army that his new agency take over the Army's present arrangements with the jet propulsion laboratory at Pasadena, Calif., lor space and missile work. If the NASA bid is successful (Continued on page 8) Second Mine Blast Leaves 12 More Dead By WILLIAM R. BARRETT RICHWOOlj, W. Va. (UPI)—: Two icoal mine explosions in as many days in West Virginia' left' 35 men dead. • • 1 Twelve were killed-and one was missing and .presumed dead in a blast that ripped through the Burton mine of the Ogleby-?-orth Coal Co. near Craigsville T u e s d ay morning. Twenty-two were killed in a| limilar explosion at the Bishop: mine of 'the.Pocahontas Fuel Co. it the Virginia border Monday morning. ••. ; Charles Ferguson, United Mine Workers safety inspector, said he believed t.'-is was the first time- mine disasters had occurred on consecutive days in the United States. , ; The men .killed Tuesday "never had a ghost of a chance," according to a state mine official. Last year 37 men lost their • lives in a blast at the Bishop mine. . . Thirty-seven miners working on one section of the mountiinsitir oit at Craigsville . scrambled to safety. But 17 others in another section were trapped when a ;wall of fire and earth sealed off passageways. Four of the 17 were rescuer' and hauled to the surface on con- ve v or belts from two and oie-ha!' rniles inside the mine. \Villiam Tucker, 34. 'and Paul Davis, 43. Were admitted to acred Heir* Hospital with serious burns. 'The bther two were in fair condition. State Mines Chief Crawfor' Wilson lis'ed gas ignition as -the cause of the explosion. ; Harrison Carter, 51, one o' those who escaped, said "when we'felt the airwreverse after the 'blast we'ran out and didn't even pick up our lunch buckets." Among the dead were Mine Superintendent Olin C. Gates, and his assistant, tfdward .Stephenson> jury Selected To Try Goril : ;' LINCOLN, 'Neb. -.'(JJP!> — The m<?ii and 'women ; who will, decide the taie oFCaril Fugate, 15. com- panioh-'of mass murderer. Charles .Stark weatlier,- were selected .today during . the third day of Caril's first degree' murder 'trial. ;A Distict Court jury of seven. men arid five women was seated as attorneys for both sides exercised-. their preemptory challenges in. only 45. minutes..; In -all, 47 prospective jurors had been questioned. Thirteen were excused for cause — some because they could not invoke, the death perialty— and 22 were excused by preemptory challenge; The jury included three housewives, a school teacher and university instructor, two salesmen, a dairy farmer and four laborers. Ready to Resume If Russians Reject Year's Lt. Governor I Here for Rally A Republican rally, bringing state and Federal, issues into the local level will be inaugurated with a parade, and a subsequent free :-hicken barbecue- and highlighted by addresses by Indiana's Lt. Governor Crawf:',:d F. Parkar and Fifth District Congressman John V. Beamer, in Tip-ton Thursday. A pre-parade caravan will leave Cleveland street and state road 19 at 2 p.m. for a tour through county towns. The caravan will return to Cleveland and Ash at 4 p.m. and it 4:30, augumented by the bands •yt Windfall and Tipton -High schools, and with numerous floats joining the procession, will march west on Cleveland to Main, south on- Main street to North, east on North to Indspendance, south on '.Independence to Jefferson, west on -Jefferson to Main and south on Main to the 4-H building whera at 6 p.m. the free chicken barbecue .will be held with the public cordi- ially invited. i Following the barbecue, the spech-making will start at 8 p.m. i lit. Governor Parker has been active in political life since ths age of 17 when he started work at the polls. A 51-year old native of Danville, Indiana, married with one son, he has been politically activa on tha state level for the last 15 years. He was Secretary of State in 1952 and reelected .in 1954, and was votsd into his present office in 1956. | Congressman Beamer, who will also address th2 rally is now serving his.fourth term in the United States House of Representatives and campaigning for reelection.' i Mrs. Mary Wiggins, county vice- vchair'man, heads the group of men and women who will be in charge of the reception and barbecue com(Continued on page 8) By STEWART HSH3LEY United Press Infernaiional WASHINGTO?<. T (UPI) — Atomic Chief John A. McCone saiiT'today the United Slates will stage ne-.v weapons tests if the Russians finally reject the West's proposal fof a one-year suspension starting Friday. . At his first news conference as chairman of ths Atomic Energy Commission, the former Los Angeles industrialists said this coun- ; try could profitably continue tcst- 1 ing to perfect small clean - H ! bombs, for tactical and defense i purposes. j Scientists feel they now k.io-v how to make such weapons, McCone said, but would not be able to prove them without tests. A test suspension could "delay or prevent"' their perfection, he said. ,JIcCone made it clear that the United States will slop testing when representatives of start negotiations with Friday Russia U.S. and British officials in Geneva on a possible permanent test fan. Latest Pre-Halloween Vandalism i '-""' r J.-i•-•- - jf.^v' £ r v " i "V-'Ti'*i -«!-t- • But if the Russians refuse to go along with the U.S.-Briiish proposal for a one-year suspension, while negotiations continue, "it would not be 'long" before this country resumed weapons experiments, he said. HcCone agree:! with the statement by Secretary of State John Foster Dulles Tuesday that the Russians decided to resume testing becju?e they learned at East- West technical talks in Geneva last summer that they are far behind the United States in wuapo:;s development. The AEC chairman said U.S. " representatives at the Gene v a talks on how to police a test ban did not disclose any secrets about American weapons. But hs sai.l that U.S. scientists came away from the meeting convinced that "the other side did not have the degree of sophistication th^t our side had" in weapons development. The Russians, in tiieir discussions with Western scientists. might well have drawn-the inference that they were technically behind in the nuclear arms race, McCone said. McCone described the current Soviet test program, in which 14 devices have been 'exploded sinca Sept. 30, as "the most intensive anyone has had." But that he meant the Russians were firing off tests at the fastest rate in atomic history. McCone would not say, however, that the Soviet program has been greater in magnitude than some of the more extended U.S. tests Jiaye been. He and Atomic Commissioner Willard F. Libby agreed that while there is no evidence the Russians arc deliher.itely making "dirtier than normal" weapons— weapons with great radioactivity— tKere also is no evidence they are frying to make cleaner weapons. BROKEN GLASS in th« Albright BUI church •nn»ime«nnnt, board i* ihown h«rt M Deputy SNriff V«H Grimm* rwnevw • vandal-thrawn «tont, watch** by ffepwty N»wby.. A r«w«rd hi» been offered for information . to tn« arrMt of HM Hoiwthrow« who «lio broken in tho « hur<h - ._- _•-,,. , (TRIBUNB rnOTO.I Brother of Tipton Man Dies in East Claude M.' Robinson, 734 South Irwin avenue, Sharon, Pennsylvania, was found dead in bed this morning by his wife, the former Nellie Krinks, Sharon. He was a brother of Harry Robinson, 229 E. Washington street, Tipton. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. Survivors in addition to Harry include a sister. Miss Ruth Myers, Leesburg, Indiana. Another sister, Mrs. Flossie Kauble died one year ago. The deceased was the son of Charles'" and Mollie (Tucker) Robinson, Atlanta, Indiana. Fall While Working Results in Broken Leg Mrs. Lillian Prifogle, north of Arcadia, suffered a broken right leg in a Tuesday afternoon fall in Clark's store in Aracdia, where •she has been an employee for th.e past month. She is now a patient in room 235 of the Riverview Hospital in Noblesville. :