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The Greenfield Daily Reporter PHONE IN Phone HO 2-5528 Member of By Carrier, 25 Cents Per Week; By Mall In Indiana, $6.00 Per SINGLE COPY, FIVE CENTS Year Entered aa Second-Class Matter At the Post Office, Greenfield, Indiana Th CI AT ED PRESS V.V, VOLUME Lll NUMBER 172 Or GREENFIELD, INDIANA, MONDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 14, 1960. Cuba Blamed for fflxon-Kennedy vole i salary Trial Trade School Permit Sought Application Before Plan Commission Mi- 70 Degrees Likely In State Varmup By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS South wir.ds wafted a summery warmup into Indiana today, with prospects of temperatures into the 7tts before a cooloff starts about Thursday. Temeratures rose into the low 60s across the state Sunday, and this morning's lows were well above freeping. dipping only to 39 at Goshen. Marks up to 70 were forecast for today and into the low 70s for Tuesday.

Daytime temperatures at this time of year normally range from 43 to 56 in Indiana. The Weather Bureau said some scattered showers may fall Wednesday and Thursday ushering in cooler weather and heavier rains are expected late in the week. The week's rainfall is expected to average half to three-quarters of an inch. GUARD AGAINST NEW RIOTS Algerian demonstrators wave a tattered flag and helmeted police guard the milling crowds following anti-de Gaulle riots staged by European settlers and students in the streets of Algiers. French infantrymen were said to have situation in hand and in Paris precautionary measures were taken to guard President Charles de Gaulle, Kennedy, Nixon Confer Today Opponents Disruss The Course Ahead By MARVIN L.

ARROWSMITH MIAMI Fla. (AP- John F. Kennedy arrived today for conference with Vice President Richard M. Nixon the man he vanquished in the presidential election. The meeting arranged by the president-elect was a Kennedy effort to bind up the wounds of the campaign In a national unity move.

The session reportedly may deal with possible apiouii-ment by Kennedy of some IJeub-licans to key positions in administration. An enthusiastic crowd of Kennedy supporters swarmed past rope barriers at the airport and surged toward Kennedy. A squad of Secret Service men and Dade CVun-ty deuties formed a flying wedge to get Kennedy to a convertible for his trip to Key Biscayne Kennedy holding only a tiny popular vote margin over his Republican opponent was accom-anied by an old re school chum New York advertising man K. L. Billings.

Kennedy and Billings attended Choate Prearatory School in Connecticut. Kennedy got in some tennis Sunday afternoon before watching a movie on the lawn at night Kennedy took the initiative in arranging the meeting with Nixon at Key Biscayne in the Miami outskirts where the vice president, is vacationing. Nixon promptly agreed. Plans for the session were disclosed Sunday as Kennedy lined up a busy week of conferences with possible appointees to his Cabinet and amid reports that he already has decided at least tentatively to pick up Democratic oGv. Luhher Hodges of North Carolina as secretary of commmerce.

Pierre Salinger, Kennedy's press secretary would neither Hodges. He told a news conference Kennedy had informed him he will make no final decisions or announcements regarding any Cabinet posts until after Thanks giving Day Nov. 24. During the campaign Kennedy contended the vice president had helped preside over deterioration of national prestige and security and the communization of Cuba while Nixon pictured his Democratic opponent as inexperienced rash and irresponsible. But Salinger said one of the purposes of today's late morning meeting was to provide Kennedy with an opportunity "to congratulate the vice president on the campaign he conducted." The president-elect also wants "to resume the cordial relations with the vice president which existed between them dicing their 14 years together in Congress" Salinger added.

Kennedy has left open the possibility of his asking Nixon to take a position in the new administration. But aides sad advance of the meeting they felt sure there would be no such offer. They expressed doubt that Nixon would accept anyway. But the primary purpose of the meeting was viewed by those close to Kennedy as an effort to heal the wounds of the campaign. Kennedy will return to Palm Beach to have lunch with Gov.

Abraham Ribicoff of Connecticut a principal adviser during the campaign. Ribicoff is vacationing at Hollywood Fla. Wednesday evening the President-elect will fly to the Texas ranch of the new vice president Sen. Lyndon B. Johnson for conferences through Thursday.

State Weekend Road Toil at 8 By THE ASSOCIATE PRESS The Indiana weekend traffic toll climbed to eight Sunday night but stayed below double figures for the first time tn several weeks. A Gas hen woman, Mrs. Elsie AI-bin. 5S. was killed in an accident three miles southwest of Goshen late Sunday when the car in which she was riding went out of control on Ind.

119 and smashed into a tree. Mrs. Peggy Myers. 23. Richmond, was critically injured in the accident.

Verlin D. Coblentz. 22. New Paris. Ohio, was fatally injured Sunday in a headon collision one mile scuta of Milan State police said Coblentz was passing another car in a no passing zone on Ind.

101, and his car collided headon with a car driven by Jerry Walcott, 17, Dillsboro. Mrs. Cecile Coblentz, 58 New Paris mother of the victim was injured seriously. An Indianapolis man. Al O.

Shaw, 76. died Sunday of injuries suffered when he was hit by a car Saturday night on an Indianapolis street. He was returning from a hospital where he had been treated for injuries inflicted by a hoodlum in a $2 robbery. Ohio police reported the deaths Sunday of two Indianapolis brothers who were fatally injured in an accident on U.S 35 west of Eaton, Ohio. Police said Merrill Miller.

24. and Glenn Miller, 21. were killed when their car swerved out of control on a curve and crashed An elderly Terre Haute woman, Mrs. Mamie Smith. 65, was killed near her home Saturday night when she was hit by a car while she was crossing a street.

Police held Rose Polytechnic student Charles R. Gilbert, 21, for .,1 F. Kei. held a 271.817 vote lead over Richard M. Nixon today as results continued to trickle in from Tuesday's presidential With 1.G5T, voting units still out, counting cf absentee ballots under way in several states, and re-CDvnts contemplated in some Kennedy had 33.698.794 votes and Nixon had 33.126.977 v.

This gave Kennedy 50.2 per cent cf the popular vote and Nixon 49.8 per cent. In the electoral vote count Kennedy was assured of 300 votes and Nix: Kennedy still led in the race for California's 32 electoral v. if-. With absent-. ballots being counted he had a margin of 37.140 Nixen ltd Alaska by 514 votes with 5 precincts still out and in Hawaii by 91 votes with another recount likely.

Each state has three electoral votes. nt Claims Second Victim Mrs. Inez Jackson Dies in Hospital Mrs. Inez. Jackson Hiatt.

age 72. of Franklin. Knightstown. passed away Sunday morning at Memorial Hospital in Greenfield. She had bee in the hospital since October 211.

when she was injured in an auto accident three miles east of Greenfield. Her husband, Claude Hiatt. was killed instantly in the accident. Mrs. Hiatt was born August 7, INKS, the daughter of the late Charles and Anna McCray Judge, in the community of Wilkinson, where she spent most of her life.

She was a member of the Church of Christ. She belonged to the Alphs Club of Shirley and the Home Economics Club in Knightstown. Siie is survived by three sisters: Mrs. Elsie Sparks of Wilkinson, Mrs. Audrey Smith of Rt.

1. Fort-ville. and Mrs. Victoria Wilborne of Niles. Michigan.

She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. The body was removed to the Condo and Son Funeral Home in Wilkinson, where friends may call after 2 p.m. Tuesday. Services will be conducted at the funeral home at 2 p.m. Wednesday, with the Reverend Glenn Cunningham, pastor of the Church of Christ in Wilkinson, officiating.

Burial will be at Harlan Cemetery near Wilkinson. Ohio Hunters Find Body of Girl, 14 PAULDING. Ohio 'AP) Two hunters stumbled on the body of a teen age girl early today who had been forced into a car Sunday night while walking with her younger sister. The victim was Nancy Eagle-son. 14.

of Paulding. Sheriff John Keeler said it was homicide, but lie would not disclose the nature cf the girl's injuries. The body will be taken to Fort Wayne. Ir.d., for an autopsy he said. Paulding a town of about 2500 is t.te seat of Paulding County in northwest Ohio bordering on Allen County Ind.

The sheriff said the Paulding High Sc. tool freshman was dragged into the passing automobile as she and her little sister about 4 ot 5 years old walked down a city street Sunday night. The body was found some eight miles northeast of town near the hamlet of Junction on Ohio 111. Keeler said the young girl ran into a nearby house and called police after seeing nancy pulled into the car. The girls' parents are Mr.

and Mrs. Donald Eagleson. Karen Lineback Is GHS 'Good Citizen' Greenfield High School has chosen Karen Lineback to be the school's "Good The faculty made the final selec tion of a senior girl by using the following guide: dependability, ser vice, leadership and patriotism. This contest is sponsored by the Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution of Hancock County. Miss Lineback must take a coun ty examination Monday, November 21st, and also submit at this time an essay on the topic, "To What Avail If Freedom Fails?" Accide Started Monday Case Venued Here From Marion County The first-degree burglary trial of an Indianapolis man got underway in Hancock Circuit Court this morning.

The case was venued here from Marion County. In an affidavit by Indianapolis police, Jessup L. Manley. 32. is charged with burglarizing the Frances Pio residence.

2166 S. East Indianapolis, on Dec. 1, 1959. Manley has been confined to the Hancock County jail since May. 1960, when the case was venued here.

He has been in and out of the local jail since August. 1959. when he was confined for parole violation after serving a sentence on a previous burglary conviction. Manley has been a trusty at the Indiana State Police Post while serving nine of a 1 0-year sentence at the Pendleton Reformatory and was also a trusty in the Hancock County jail. Manley was released from jail by his parole officer and lived on Rt .1 1, Greenfield.

It was during this period that he was arrested in Indianapolis. Manley contends the Pio home was the address of a former woman friend and he entered the house believing she still lived there. Police, who arrested him in the house, said he was wearing socks on his hands and dressed in a red sweater and blue jeans. They called him the 'Santa Claus burglar" because of the clothes he was wearing. Prosecutor George P.

Dickmann completed the state's examination of purors this morning and accepted 10 men and two women for cause. 4 Negroes Enter Orleans School Children Protected By U. S. Marshals NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) U.S.

marshals accompanied four Negro girls into two white schools today, the first Negroes to attend white schools here in almost a century. White spectators booed as three Negro girls walked into McDonogh No. 19. The few Negroes in the crowd applauded. Another girl entered William Frantz School.

Police stood cautious vigil in front of the schools and ordered people to stay on the neutral ground facing the McDonogh school. At McDonogh. the only disturbance caused by the entry of the three Negro first graders was vo cal. There was no other demc stration. One white woman yelled out the Negro girls drove in three automobiles with the federal mar shals.

"I'm going in there and get my out. I'm no nigger Some, white parents entered the building reportedly to take their children out of clases. As one white man brought three children out of the school a few minutes later, a roar of approval came from the white spectators huddled in front of the building at McDonogh. At Baton Rouge, there was some indication the legislature battling to keep the schools segregated despite th fedral court order was ready to give in. House Speaker Tom Jewell served with a restraining order to prevent his interference with the integration move said the legislature would quit work today after a brief session.

State troopers reportedly contacted each school principal telling each one to close the school in line with the legislature's directive. But they reportedly were told that the principals were following the orders of the school board and remaining open. A caravan of state police officers massed on the fringes of the tity under orders from the Louisiana Legislature to enforce the closure of the city's public schools. At least 75 officers were reported in the group. At Baton Rouge Lt.

Col. Thomas D. Burbank assistant director of public safety said there were 40 officers en route to New Orleans Burbank said they were under orders from the Louisiana Legislature to enforce closing the city's public schools. FATAL HUNTING ACCIDENT ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) Steve McCord, 18, Anderson, was killed Saturday when a 12 gauge shotgun he was using as a crutch accidentally discharged.

Larry Wagner, 18, Anderson, said he and McCord were crossing a stream on a farm where they were hunting when the accident occurred. Revolt Series Central America in Violent Turmoil By ALVARO COXTRERAS GUATEMALA AP Paratroops and rocket planes struck at rebel strongholds in nort tcday as President Miguel Ydioras, 62. claimed the revolt against his conservative government has been crushed. A state cf siege modified martial law was proclaimed in the mountainous Central American republic. Press censorship was imposed.

Ydigoras blamed the attempted coup on low-ranking army fleers. He linked the uprising with unrest in Nicaragua and Rica within the last 24 Lours and indicated he felt C. ba was behind the plot. In Havana Fidel Castro's? government denied it had meddled in the affairs of the Central American countries. Ydigoras predicted the last of the rebels would be wiped out today.

He flew to the scene of the fighting to take personal command. At Puerto Barries the commander. Col. Rcdolfo Gonzales Centeno, and two other officers were killed. The commmander of the Zacapa garrison.

Col. Raon Gonzalez, escaped and fled to the capital to spread the alarm. In neighboring Nicaragua. President Luis Somcza blamed the revolt in his country that started on Friday on the Cuban government. It apparenly failed, but a handful of rebels were holed up in a teachers' school not far from Managua, the capital, and holding the students and local military commanders as hostages.

The Nicaraguan revolt spilled over into adjoining Costa Rica. Col. Alfonso Monge, commander of the Costa Rican Civil Guard, and three cf his men were killled in a battle with the rebels. 29 US Governors Tour Araeniina BUENOS AIRES AP Twenty- nine U. S.

governors and their wives today started their second round of sightseeing as official guests for the 150th anniversary of Argentina's independence. President Arturo Frondizi head-j ed the group of Argentine offi-' cials who greeted the governors Sunday. U. S. Ambassador Roy Rubottom provided them with a private briefing at the beginning of their eight-day tour through this country.

There was reportedly much dis-cusion between the Argentine officials and their guests of the need to increase trade between the United States and Latin America and otherwise improve relations to offset the Commmunist influence in the Western Hei-sphere represented by Prime Minister Fidel Castro's Cuban government. Early their first day the governors placed a wreath at the Buenos Aires monument to Argentina's war of independence. They went on to hear a lecture on the economy and culture of Argentina and to take a yacht trip through the canals of the delta of the Plata River. Gov. Stephen L.

R. McNichols of Colorado brought a message from President-elect John Kennedy. He said Kennedy told him by telephone he wanted Latin Americans to know he is "looking forward to a vigorous re-establishment of the good neighbor policy as it was understood under the terms of Franklin D. Roosevelt." SEEKS SPEAKERS POST HAGERSTOWN, Ind. AP State Rep.

Ralph H. Waltz, Ha-gerstown, announced bis candidacy Saturday for speaker of the 1961 Legislature. Waltz, a Republican and hog farmer, became the third candidate for the post. Earlier announcements for the job were made by Reps. James D.

Allen of Salem and Richard W. Guthrie, of Indianapolis. Allen was speaker in 1953. LOCAL WEATHER Partly' cloudy and continued mild through Tuesday. Low tonight 50-55.

High Tuesday 68-72. Wednesday Outlook: Partly cloudy to cloudy with little change in temperature. I I At a meeting of the County Planning Commission to be held in the office of the in the Court House at 7:30 p. m. Thursday.

November 17th an entirely new type of project will be considered by the Commission. Application has teen made to the Commission for approval of a trade school which will offer a short and intensive course of instruction in the operation and maintenance of heavy machinery such as is used on all outdoor construction jobs. The location of this school is proposed at the old Hoosier Land Lodge Motel on the north side of U. S. 40 about one mile west of Philadelphia.

Airplane Strip Donald E. and Ruth Mariett of Buck Creek township are asking approval of a private airplane landing strip to be located near their home on the Mt. Comfort road about a third of a mile north of U. S. 40.

Go-Kart Track Go-Kart Raceways, which has operated the race track in the southwest part of Greenfield for the last two years is peti-tioniny the Plan Commission of approval of a new track to be located on approximately eight acres of land owned by Irwin Leary and located about three and one-half miles south of Greenfield on the west side of State Road 9. Eleventh Meeting This will be the eleventh meeting of the commission that has been held during 1960, none being held in the month of September. There will be a final meeting perhaps on the 15 of December when the board of zoning appeals will meet jointly with the Plan Commission. Roads and Subdivisions At the meeting next Thursday night matters for discussion, after the three public hearings have been held will be: The matter of roads and specifications for residential subdivisions located within the two-mile area outside the corporate limits of the City of Greenfield; what action is to be taken relative to owners of mobile homes parked in the unincorporated parts of the county and not parked in state-licensed mobile home parks and who do not procure from the Plan Commission the required mobile home location permit; the plans and progress being made so far toward the plan to identify all county highways by number in most cases and by name in a few isolated cases; other routine matters of business necessary at the close of a year. The secretary of the Commission urges every member to be present at the next two meetings of the Plan Commission since it takes a vote of a least five members to approve any matter presented to the Oomimiission that requires a public hearing.

All Open Meetings The Plan Commission is a legal department of the county government. All of its meetings are open to the public. It is a board charged with considerable whose decisions can effect the orderly growth of every part of the county except those parts included within the bounds of the incorporated cities and towns. Therefore the judgment of the men composing the commission is of great importance to all Hancock county residents. Ike Fit After 5-Day Rest in Georgia AUGUSTA, Ga.

(AP President Eisenhower's physician reported today that the ruddy-faced chief executive '-looks great" after five days golfing and relaxing in the Georgia sunshine. In bubbling good humor, the President arranged to join a small group of friends and aides tonight in celebrating Mrs. Eisenhower's 64th birthday. A private dinner party, complete with birthday cake, was planned as the high point of Mrs. Eisenhower's final birthday celebration as First Lady.

Mrs. Eisenhower flew in from Washington Sunday end was met at the airport in jolly fashion by her 70-year-old husband who twitted her about her reluctance to use planes. i- Election Cost Is 30 Cents a Vote County Will Pay $3,711 in Claims The 12.473 votes cast for president in last week's election in Hancock County cost the taxpayers just a fraction over 30 cents each. County Commissioners allowed election expense claims today totaling S3. 71 1.95.

Of the total S2.998.25 was for expenses of local election boards and the remainder for miscellaneous expenses including postage, voting machine mechanics and registration fees. Registration cost S183.70. Registration officers get 10 cents for each voter they sign. The cost of the 1960 election is up only slightly from previous years. In 1956 it ran about 24 cents per vote and just over 25 in 1958.

Neither figure included registration costs. Before the use of election machines in the county, elections often ran SI a vote. Auditor E. Doyle Thomas said he is short S240 with which to pay extra clerks requested for 10 of the 19 precincts. Payment of these clerks must await action of the County Council for an additional appropriation.

Wilbur Young, 52, Dies in Hospital County Farmer for Over 25 Years Wilbur M. Young, Rt. 3, Greenfield, a resident of the Charlottesville community for 25 years, died at 5:30 p. m. Sunday in Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, following major surgery.

He was 52 years old. Mr. Young was born in Ripley County, May 25, 1908, the son of William and Ada Mae Mosburg Young. After moving to this county he was a farmer and was also employed at the Indianapolis Naval Avionics Facility for 18 years. He is survived by the wife, Grace; four children, Mrs.

Charlotte Cullison, Greenfield; Paul Young, Greenfield, Rt. 1, and Janet and Robert Young at home; the mother. Mrs. Ada Young, New Bethel; three sisters Mrs. John Moore, Slielioyvflle Mrs.

Richard Jones, New Bethel, and Mrs. Frances Halcomb, Greenfield; a brother, Earl Young, Rush County, and three grandchildren. He was a member of Jehovah Witnesses. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p. m.

Wednesday at the Pasco Memorial Mortuary. Burial will take place in Park Cemetery. Friends may call at the Mortuary after 7 p. m. Monday.

3 Servicemen Hurt Critically in Bus Crash SMITHFIELD, VA. (AP) A Trailways bus carrying 40 servicemen plunged off a fog-shrouded curve into an eastern Virginia creek early today, critically injuring three passengers. Twenty -seven were taken to a hospital in nearby Suffolk. Thirteen others were examined by a doctor in this community. There were no fatalities.

The bus was southbound from Washington, D.C., to Norfolk, about 50 miles away. Thirty-nine sailors and one soldier were aboard Extend Time on Discoverer Capsule VAN DENBERG AIR FORCE BASE. Calif. (AP' The gold-plated capsule of Discoverer XVTI given an extra day in space for good behavior should come flying home today when a scientist presses a button. The satellite, forerunner of a legion of military sky spies, is the first of the Discoverer series to eject its capsule at a ground signal.

All the others have ejected when a timing device within the space, package clicked shut on the satellite's 17th pass around the earth. When Discover XVII neared its 14th trip, the Air Force decided Sunday that it was behaving so well it could stay up a little longer. Scheduled ejection time was delayed to the 31st pass, about 5 p.m. EST today. Plans called for the capsule, to pop from the 25-foot-long Agena second-stage rocket as it streaked over the North Pole, headed South.

For a d-firing rockets were to slow it enough to permit a parachute to lower it over Hawaiian waters. Trapeze-trailing Flying Boxcars hoped to snag it before it hit the water a feat accomplished once in the long Discoverer series. One other capsule was fished from the sea by a skindiver. The latest Discoverer was launched at this big seaside missile facility at 1242 p.m. Saturday.

The Air Force said the deci-trips was made because "communications with the satellite have been good' and "the vehicle is performing Showing Some Improvement Jean C. Nay, well known local jeweler, who sustained a heart attack several days ago, is in the Major Hospital at Shelbyville and is reported as showing some improvement. electorate could repudiate a political party while a Soviet electorate could never hope to do so. "Millions of Americans," Moscow radio told its home audiences, "have given their reply to the arms race, to military provocation and to the aggravation of the cold war which was the foundation of the Eisenhower administration The election, continued the broadcaster, expressed the people's "profound disapproval of the political course of the U.S. Puzzled Ivan may have, wondered How come Americans get to express profound disapproval of their governments.

Could Ivan do likewise? And if both Democrats and Republicans represent "big monopoly capital," how can the American people repudiate an arms race by electing one or the other? If both arties are, as the press has told Ivan, incurably imperialist, how can Comrade Khrushchev expect President Kennedy will represent "the people" any more than President Eisenhower did? Wasn't President Eisenhower once described Comrade Khru-schev as a man of peace? And when President Eisenhower suc-until then had been the main devil ceeded President Truman, who (Continued on Page 6) Russ Propagada Makes Outcome of U. S. Election a Puzzle (or Soviet Citizen Editors; AP news analyst James Mario will be on vacation for the next four weeks. During this time his column will be handled by William L. Ryan and other members of the staff.

By WILLIAM RYAN Associated Press News Analyst If the Soviet man-in-the-street tries, on the basis of what he has been told officially, to figure out What happened in the U. S. election, he is going to be a mighty bewildered citizen. Throughout the campaign Ivan's newspapers told him Sen. John F.

Kennedy and Vice President Richard M. Nixon were Tweedledee and Tweedledum. The American voter, he read, had no choice at all. Both candidates, said the Communist press, served exactly the same interests and had. the same predatory imperialist aims.

Even when it was over, a typical official press comment was that "it is impossible to see without a magnifying glass any marked difference between the Republican leader, Nixon and the Democrat leader, Kennedy." But then Ivan also was told that the election was a repudiation of the Republican party. For Ivan, there, was no explanation of how the American voters could repudiate a policy if there w-as no difference in policies. Nor did his press attempt to explain to him why an American STRAY BLXLET KILLS WINCHESTER, Ind. (AP) Charles E. Thornburg, 24, Farmland, was killed on a farm near his home Saturday by a .22 caliber bullet police believed was fired by a 13-year-old youth.

Dr. Harvey White, Randolph County coroner, said the unidentified youth had been target shooting in the area when Thornburg was killed by a bullet in his heart. White planned to return a report of accidental death. HAND SCORE Hancock County Corn Picking Season Farmers 100 Corn pickers 0 As of 12 (noon) Monday, November 14, 1960. Let's Keep It That Way! ui 'M t- fv-.

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