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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Friday, November 22, 1957
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 'Butcher9 Enters Mental Plea In Woman fs Death Wautoma, Wis. (UP) Ed Gein, confessed human butcher and head-hunter, pleaded innocent because of insanity to murder charges yesterday and appeared headed towards a mental institution. District Attorney Earl Ki-leeu charged Gein with only one of the two murders of women the frail bachelor has confessed that of Plainfield (Wis.) storekeeper Mrs. Ber-nice Worden last Saturday. Kileen indicated he would have no objection to accepting the pleas of innocent and innocent by reason of insanity entered by Gein's lawyer. "I wouldn't want to be on record as prosecuting an insane man," Kileen said. IF GEIN, 51 years old. is ruled insane, it will mean he will probably spend his life in the state maximum security hosnital at Waupun. Speedy commitment to a mental institution minht leave unsolved whether Gein murdered nine more women whose skulls, shrunken, heads and death masks were found, In his "house of horrors" near Plainfield. Gein's fate prison or institution appeared likely to be settled in short order. Defense Attorney William Belter said he will demand a mental examination. Circuit Judce Herbert Bunde said he will set a date for a conference with Kileen and could rule on the issue "any time." He could then order an examination by three court-appointed psychiatrists or commit Gein to the Waupun hospital for observation. GEIN, meanwhile, was bound over to Circuit Court for trial as new revelations of his crimes and suspicions of his story emerged. Townspeople and morticians expressed incredulity at the spindly-legged farmer's story that he dug up graves by moonlight, looted them, and left them covered without a trace. They suspected his STRAUSS SAYS: BROAD RIPPLE -open TONIGHT 'til 8:30 . ' DOWNTOWN as usual 'til 5 ft might bo montiontd that tho Slackt hov . "Kurnof wahtband ihy curt not, neither do they bind. sum JIJO to $225 OUTlkCOATS J J 25 to $375 JACKtTS $95 and $100 1957 - "grave-robbing" story was a ruse to hide more murders. Sheriff Arthur Schley revealed that Gein confessed he was "attracted" to Mrs. Worden, 58, and his other victim, Pine Grove (Wis.) saloon keeper Mary Hogan, 54, because they looked like his mother. There were unconfirmed reports that Gein also confessed his love of his dead mother made him want to become a woman and that he collected the heads, skin and hair of females to satisfy this desire. RALPH WING, chairman of the Board of Trustees of Plainfield and a county supervisor, demanded verification of a rumor that Gein had made off with the head of his wife's sister, Miss Eleanore Adams, 51, who was buried in Plain-field cemetery in 1951. Schley told Wing that Gein claimed the head was in his collection. The sheriff also revealed that Gein has given him a list of .Ihe names on the tombstones where he conducted his ghoul raids. Plainfield residents said they could not believe the 140-pound bachelor had the time or strength to bt a grave robber. Pat Danna, the sexton of Plainfield Cemetery, said . it takes him a half day to dig a grave, even with help. He said in tombs with vaults, a "body snatcher" would need a block and tackle to get at the body and vaults are standard equipment in Plaim field because of the sandy soil in the area. Miss Adams was not buried in a vault. But funeral directors also pointed out that a grave robber would have had to shore up any excavations to keep the tomb from col-lasping on him. Danna insisted he had never seen evidence of grave-tampering in his cemetery since Gein started his head-hunting career in 1944. Wr i ' - ' SOME DAY- (unless you already put your lower half SLACKS Cu.slumucD fcu. I You'll experience entirely new comforts and satisfactions (physiological and physical). The way they FIT the way they "feel" on you and to the "touch" the manner in which t(jey are tailored, the superlative character of the pedigreed textures the knowledge that noBODY on this earth (or on a stellar planet) is apt to find anything finer-make these a First Preferred outstanding buy. WINDSPUN GABARDINES DOESKINS FLANNELS and GABARDINES. $35 to 47.50 at Sees Strong. U.S. Economy And Defense Washington (AP) Secretary of the Treasury Anderson said yesterday the United States can have both "a strong, adequate defense and a strong, virile economy." Anderson expressed this belief to the House Small Business Committee, in his first appearance before a Congressional committee since he succeeded George M. Humphrey as the Eisenhower administration's No. 1 money man. Anderson brought the committee a prepared statement which dealt especially with problems of small business. His more general remarks came as the result of questioning by committee members. Among other things, he said the reduction announced last week in the discount rates of some Federal Reserve banks was a step in the right direction. A reduction in this rate usually leads to easier, and cheaper, credit generally. The Federal Reserve has been raising the rate when inflation dangers grew, and lowering it as the inflation threat seemed to lessen. ANDERSON'S st a t e m e n t that the country can be militarily and economically strong at the same time was in reply to a question. He said that for America to have a sound defense means that strength must be maintained for a considerable length of time, and added: This requires a healthy, dynamic economy. We need both a strong, adequate defense and a strong, virile economy." In his prepared-in-advance statement on small business, Anderson offered a free enterprise philosophy, saying: "Federal policies that promote confidence on the part of investors, businessmen and consumers, and that encourage the spirit of free enterprise by preserving and strengthening competition, constitute in a broad sense the most powerful aid that can be given small business. 5 have) you'll -within i THE INDIANAPOLIS STAR POLIO VICTIM GETS THRIU-Ten-year-old Rickie Delp of Rock, W.Va., was visited by Bob Porterfield, Boston Red Sox pitcher. Gifts brought the polio victim included a baseball autographed Macmillan To Soothe London (AP) Prime Minister Macmillan announced yesterday he will go to Paris Monday to see Premier Felix Gail-lard. Plainly, his mission will be to smooth ruffled British-French relations. Macmillan told the House of Commons he and Gaillard will discuss the Tunisian arms mix-up and next month's summit meeting of NATO powers. DISAGREEMENT or misunderstanding over both the Tunisian arms matter and plans for beefing up the NATO alliance have sharply impaired the traditionally cordial relations between the two countries. ' Diplomatic sources in Lon don said Gaillard is expected to press for two guarantees from Macmillan: 1. That there will be no repetition of British and American arms shipments to Tunisia. 2. That France and other European countries will not be assigned a secondary role in NATO in the working out of plans to tighten co-ordination in the alliance. BOTH THESE questions were discussed in Washington this week by French Foreign Minister Christian Pi-neau. He came away express ing optimism on both counts. But all sections of the French press said yesterday that Pi- fleau had leffWashington al most empty handed. A Washington announce ment said agreement had been reached that any future arms shipments to Tunisia must be made foolproof against fall- THE INDIANAPOLIS STAR fitobliahad at Indianapolit Journal 1123 lndinali Sunday Sintlnal Abiarbtd )Oa MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS Th Attocialtd r.n it exclusively tltltd wt far rapublicatian all n.wi I'.dil.d ta il or nr thfrwita c.dll.d In thi. papa -("' local new Publuhed fbtft in. TELEPHONE ME 1-1411 Daily Only. Dtltvtrid by Carrier, 35c par W.h Sunday 70c MAIL SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN INDIANA 1 Yr M. i Ma I Wk. Dally Sunday $25 00 $13 00 $6 50 SOt Doily Only .... 15 00 7 0 3 t0 JOt Sunday Only . 0 00 5 20 1 0 )0c Par ratal autiido Indiana writ Moll Subscription Department. RURAL ROUTE RATE IN INDIANA Dally Only. On. Ytar SH OO Sii Montki o 00 Ono Woolr 30 Mail fubtcriptiont aro payabla In ad one. No mail subscription, ac'-ttad wtt.ri rrior delivery i maintained Entered a. Second-Clait Matter at Poll Office. Indianopoli. Ind. WANT AD RATES 1 Time Daily Star and New.. 75c per line Time Sun-tny 6c per line fMinimum 2 line.! Cain Mull Accompany Out-af-City Order! STRAUSS SAYS: BROAD RIPPLE Sror Houn FRIDAY 10 till 1:30 Right from the start (almost) he wears BLUE JEANS in colorfast, vat dyed DENIM with snap fastened legs-rivets like the big boys and those extra wearing seams traditional Navy. Sizes 6, 12, 18 and 24 months, 2.25 The INFANTS' Shop SIXTH FLOOR 4 . STRAUSS & CO. ilia BROAD RIPPLE Bread Ripplt it open Monday and Friday Nightt To Go To Paris French Feelings ing into the hands of rebels fighting French rule in Algeria. The procedure for do-ins this was not revealed. Both Tunisian arms and NATO reorganization plans have been commented upon officially in London the last few days. FOREIGN SECRETARY Sel-wyn Lloyd, who will accompany Macmillan to Paris, told the House of Commons that Britaii and the United States sent a few hundred machine guns and rifles to Tunisia to forestall a Tunisian-Soviet arms deal. New Ind. 37 Opens, By passes Noblesville The new route of Ind. 37 will be opened today from No-blesville to Ind. 100 at Castle-ton, northeast of Indianapolis, the State Highway Department said yesterday. The new section bypasses Noblesville. The road will not be closed for a new widening project farther north, near Ricdon. STAR ond NtWS Ouick-Action Wont ADS carry vour lales me.&oge to the biggest rending audience in Indiana Coll MFIroie B ?41 1 .-Adv. ON THE SIDELINES: HUSKY OXFORDS to keep the ankles protected SOCKS Wools. Nylons, Dacrons, Cashmeres to keep pedals warm SWEATERS Wools and Coshmeres Orlons and others to warm the chest MUFFLERS-GLOVES to keep the cheering section heated RAINCOATS it might! Alligator, Macintosh and others. STADIUM COATS great for the comfort and style. FOOTBALL SACS to keep legs warm B'onkers, Lap Robes, and Robes in a bag that make swell seats. HAND WARMERS for car or stadium BINOCULARS and SEAT SCOPES-SPORTS SHIRTS Viyella and Pendleton JACKETS you name it. We'll fit you right. L. STRAUSS & CO. PS: Be sure to take a newspaper with you a Star or News or Times in case the day turns very cold it makes a fine insulation between your feet and cola cement. Strauss Says: by the Red Sox and a card from the White House. Doctors say there is little chance the youth, who has been bedfast five years, will live. (AP Wirephoto) The French Foreign Ministry accused Lloyd of "not telling the full story." France contended Britain and the United States jumped into the affair just as Tunisia was about to agree to conditions for French arms. The British foreign office replied with a statement that France's position has been unwise. STRAUSS SAYS: BROAD RIPPLE-DOWNTOWN, as OUR OWN DICTIONARY OF GRIDIRON TERMS Backfield in Motion Guard Single Wing The BUCKET MAKES THE DIFFERENCE! RECORDS you can throw out the windowdope doesn't mean a thing. Past performances you can disregard ignore and pooh pooh! This is a game unique unto itself the Bucket makes the difference. ANYTHING can happen when Indiana's own State Universities get together on the gridiron and it usually does. Yu LP. L STRAUSS & CO. THE SPORTS. MINDED STORE I Ike Finishes Holiday, Faces Thorny Posers Washington (UP) President Eisenhower returned from his Georgia golfing vacation yesterday to tackle a series of crucial military and budget decisions and prepare for the North Atlantic Treaty meeting in Paris. The President, accompanied by Mrs. Eisenhower, arrived here at 3:13 p.m. aboard the presidential plane, Columbine III. They were driven immediately to the White House for what may be one of Eisenhower's busiest periods since he took office. I he weeks immediately preceding the convening of Congress normally are busy ones for any chief executive since he must make final decisions on the new budget and work on the various messages to be laid before the lawmakers. BUT EISENHOWER'S problem has been complicated by the many urgent decisions demanded as a result of Russia's missile and satellite successes and his decision to attend the Paris meeting of NATO chiefs of state early next month. The decisions arrived at here and in Paris during the next few weeks could have an important bearing on the course of world events. In addition, the President must attend to the regular business of government and handle the routine of his office, including ceremonial occasions and the endless round of visitors that find their way to the White House. Eisenhower is scheduled to go to Cleveland next Tuesday for his third "Chins Up" address to the nation on science open TONIGHT, til 8:30 usual 'til 5 First Down Holding Lion Backer L.. .N 13 7 If Urn ' 0 PAGE S and security in light of Russia's space and missiles achievements. He will hold a bipartisan meeting with congressional leaders of both parties Dec. 3 to go over the U.S. proposals which will be placed before the NATO meeting. Before going to Paris, he also plans to confer with Adlai E. Stevenson, now serving as a NATO consultant. THE PRESIDENT also will hold a separate meeting with Republican Congressional lead ers on the legislative program he will lay before the election-year session of the Democratic-controlled 85th Congress. One of the thorniest pro" lems confronting Eisenhower was how much to step up the U.S. missiles program and the probable impact of such action on the budget. In shaping his domestic programs, the chief executive is committed to try to chop out less essential Federal programs to help defray the cost of an increased defense budget. 2,136 Flu Cases Reported In State Only 2,136 new influenza cases were reported in Indiana last week, just two weeks after a new record of 13,268 cases was set at the end of October. The State Board of Health said 45,303 cases have been reported in Indiana so far this year, with a possibility that a second big epidemic of Asian flu may hit in December or January. Safety Man Fullback Illegal Use of Hands Clipping THERE is no venom no revenge in these meets it's simply a tremendous, compulsive yearning to possess an Old Oaken Pail festooned with initial links. WE merely wish to touch the hat to these great state owned schools and to the great competitive Sport of Football and to one of its most colorful, spectacular and unpredictable games.

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