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VOLUME 75 t NO. 352 "... THE TIPTON (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18,-1969 , 10c PER COPY 45c PER WEEK ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER \ ' J OCTOBER 4. 1895. AT POST OFFICE IN TIPTON,.INDIANA } SECOND CLASS POSTAGE AT TIPTON, INDIANA 46072 ' • - ' : .———UJ. In Steel Parts, Peerless Wire To Merge In Insilco Move Steel Parts Corp., a wholly, owned subsidiary of Insilco Corp. and Peerless Wire Goods Co. Inc.; stated today an agreement in principle had been revealed for merger of the two Indiana companies. The joint announcement was made by Charles Walsh president of Steel Parts and Ernest W. Schilling, president of Peerless Wire Goods. Steel Parts of Tipton is one of. Insilco's major subsidiaries and makes original equipment for automotive parts. Peerless Wire with annual sales in excess.of nine million dollars is located in Lafayette. Steel parts produces parts for metal trays, shelves and racks for washers,. dishwashers and freezers produced by large appliance manufacturers. With the merger an undiclosed amount of common stock will be issued by Steel Parts to Peerless Wire stockholders. Peerless will continue.present operations as a wholly owned subsidiary of Steel Parts. The merger, will be concluded on a pooling of interest basis and is subject to approval by the boards of directors and stockholders, of both companies. Tipton Co. Has Towers In Interstate Project '•' • ''• - ">' . y-.:- One of Indiana and Michigan's 793 towers. As one travels across the county and from one city-to another they can.not miss seeing the huge power towers being erected with wires stetched a quarter of a le between each tower. Tipton County is only one of several counties • which has the glistening wires'and V-shaped towers stretching across farmland. As one travels across the state all the way from Madison on the Ohio River, near North Vernon, west of Greensburg, north on the eastside of-Noblesville, up. West of Elwood, -west of Converse and east of Peru, they will pass mile after mile of shiny wire until it reaches South Bend. . The inch and a half transmission wire held intact by support towers made of aluminum and shaped like a giant V supported by guy wires in the ground 135 feet below is the first seg- . ment of Indiana and Michigan Ele- .ctric Co.'s 765,000 volt line. The line are expected to be completed by February and will carry power for electric trains to factories into the 1980's. A second segment will go out of South Bend to be southeast past Fort Wayne and join a transmission, system being built by the Ohio Power Co. A third segment will go into Illinois south of Chicago. Another branch will go north toward Lake Michigan where it will connect with a station near the nuclear power-plant Indiana and Michigan is building near Bridgeman, Mich. The first unit of which will be ready in 1972 with a 1.1 million kilowatt capacity. The second unit will double that output in 1973. • The Indiana and Michigan 200 mile project was started in 1966 with 793 towers, mostly aluminum with some steel. The 765,000 " volt line can transmit 40 times as much power as the more common 135,000 volt lines.. When the lines are eventually united with the American Electric Power System, power will be transmitted in a seven-state area of Ind., Mich., 111., Ohio, Ky., West Va. and Va. B.H. Rumbaugh Rites Today Mr. and Mrs. Cletus V. Rumbaugh and family have been called to Largo, Fla. for the death of ' his mother, Mrs. Beatrice Rumbaugh who has been in failing health for the past several years. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday Nov. 18th at the Raymond Hook Funeral Home, 11110 70th Ave., North Seminole, Fla. JUNIOR HIGH ///ea\h er Cloud type - Stratus, overcast Present Temperature - 52 Maximum Temperature - 54 Minimum Temperature - 46 Wind Direction - South Wind Velocity - 0-5 mph Relative Humidity - 96% Precipitation - 1 inch Barometer Reading - 30.13 and Falling A.C.Fletcher Rites Wednesday Arnold C. Fletcher, 44, 2805 South H. Street, Elwood, succumbed Sunday at 8 p.m. at Veteran Hospital, Indianapolis. He had been ill four years' and had been hospitalized two months. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesdayiat East Hopewell Baptist Church, east ofSharps- ville, with Charles Fields officiating. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery. Friends may call at Mitchell Funeral Home anytime until one hour prior to services when the body will lie in state at the church. Born-March 3, 1925 in Tazewell, Tenn., the deceased was the , son of- Rev. H. C. and Birdy (Moore) Fletcher. He married Betty Dugan November 10, 1944. They were parents of five children and resided in Elwood vie'-, inity. He was a member of East Hopewell Baptist Church, attended schools in . Tennessee and was employed at Steel Parts Corporation. Surviving with the widow are four children: Mrs. Don (Shirley) Parker, Anderson; Mrs. Jerry (Sue) Decker, Elwood; Sheila, at home; Jim Anderson, and two grandchildren. Also surviving is the father and step-mother and five brothers: Hugh, Sewell, Wayne, all of Tipton; Howard, Harrogate, Tenn., and Garry, Tazewell, Tenn. Other survivors are five sisters: Mesdames 'Pauline Hopkins, Atlanta; Ocie Butcher, Forrest; Gladys and Naomi Brooks, both of Tazewell, Tenn., and Audra Ballenger, Alexandria. Gertie Morgan Died Monday Gertie Jane Morgan, 83, Greensburg died Monday at 11 p.m. in the Heritage House, Shelbyville. Gertie had been in declining health for several years. Services will be Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Gilliand-Howe Funeral Home. Service will be conducted by Rev. Staton Icenogle. The body will lie in state at Gilliand-Howe Funeral Home. People may call after 2 p.m. Thursday. Burialwill be in Milroy Cemetery. Survivors include nine children: Howard E. Morgan, Palm Springs, Cal.; Lowell Morgan, New Castle; Donald M. Morgan, Franklin, Harold R.Morgan, Batesville; Frank N. Morgan, Greensburg; Mrs. Nertis Eura Cassin, Tipton; Mrs. Alfred. Jean Henningsen, Greensburg; Mrs. Raymond C. Lois Hadler, Greensburg; Miss Maxine Morgan, Greensburg^ Also three brothers and two sisters: Wilbur Lee, Everett Lee, Ray Lee, all at Rushville; Mrs. Jesse Ieenogle, Milroy; _ Mrs. Gladys Barber, Greensburg. Three sisters and two brothers are deceased. Others are 12 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Gertie was married October 14, 1903 to Frank Morgan. She had lived in Milroy and Greensburg after her marriage. Her activities included Milroy .United Methodist Church, Greensburg; Lois Chapter of Eastern Star 147, and the WW n Mother. A.R. Sullivan Services Funeral services for A. R. Sullivan will be Thursday at 2:00 at' Copher & Fesler Funeral Home with the Rev. Lawrence Sweet officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park, Elwood, Indiana. " Friends may call between 7 and : 9 Tuesday, 2 to 5 and 7 until 9 Wednesday. Sharpsville Town Marsnall," Cleo Scott (left) and Windfall Deputy Town Marshall, Ken Smay stand beside the truck in which two Sharpsville bank robbers were hiding prior to their apprehension. Scott and Smay were searching the area when Scott discovered the men under the truck, he called to them to come out and when they refused Scott fired two shots.. When the men attempted to leave on the opposite side of the truck, Scott fired one more shot. The men then surrendered peacefully and were taken' to Tipton County Jail for questioning and charged with burglery by the FBI and the Sheriff's Department. (Tribune Photo) ... / . mi •« Sheriff Verl Grimme checks a file cabinet found at an abandoned farm house south of Sharpsville this morning which had been taken during a break-in at the American Legion Home. According to the sheriff, the file cabinet and three-guns were taken from the Legion during one of four robberies today when the suspects were on a burglary spree through the Sharpsville area. The early morning break-ins included the Sharpsville Union State Branch Bank, Kincaid Grocery, Carter's.Market and the American Legion Home. (Tribune Photo) Charles E. Hobbs Dies Suddenly resided in Tipton County and. Hobbs and. were parents of five children. He was a'farmer and steam engineer and was retired 11 years from Delco Remy, Anderson.' ' !; Charles E. (Johnny Buzz) Hobbs, 78, died suddenly Monday .at 5:20 p.m. at his home in Hobbs. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Leatherman' Morris- Funeral Home with Rev. Mac Hamon officiating.. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral after 7 p.m. today. The Tipton County native, born May 3, 1891, was • the son of William'Sherman and Lucy Jane (Simmons)' Hobbs. He married Ethel-Terwilliger, who survives, January 5, 1918 in Tipton. They. Surviving with the widow are sons: John,. Anderson; Donald E., Tipton; Jack L. Ogden, Utah, and daughters, Mrs. Loretta Ehman, Hamilton County, and Mrs. Eileen McCain, Sheridan. Mrs. Ruby Helgerson,. Tipton, a sister, 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive. ' • KASSEL, WEST GERMANY: An anti-Vietnam protester holds the burning shred of an American flag during an anti-war demonstration November 15. 'Americans were joined by their sympathetic counterparts in many countries protesting American involvement in Vietnam. UPI CABLE PHOTO Carey Noel Lawson, 20 of Plymouth and Roger D. Stout, 20 of Sharpsville -were arrested and charged with the burglary of the •Sharpsville Branch of Union State Bank according to James T. Neag'le, special agent in charge,of.FBI investigation.. Both Lawson and Stout were taken into" custody of the FBI and will appear today, before the U.S. Commission of Indianapolis for preliminary hearing. Law officials from the area converged upon the Sharpsville area and apprehended two bank' robbers within a short time following, a call to Tipton County sheriff Verl Grimme by an alert citizen who noticed the men in the bank at approximately-3:50 a .m. Sheriff Grimme immediately contacted the Federal Bureau of Investigation, State Police Post, Tipton,, Police Dept., Howard County Sheriff's Department, Greentown Town Marshall, Shar-r. psville Town Marshall and Windfall Deputy Town Marshall and all units surrounded the town of Sharpsville. According to-Shef- iff Grimme, the units which in- Soviets eluded seve. al Indiana State Troopers, searched homes and buildings in the vicinity of the Sharpsville Union State Bank. Windfall Deputy Marshall, Ken. Smay and Sharpsville ;TownMar- shall, Cleo Scott discovered the men hiding.under a. truck parked across from the bank.. The men were unarmed ,and did not resist arrest. Sheriff Grimme also reported that both men will be charged with second degree burglary on three -other burglaries which were committed early this morning. The sheriff- reported that Carter's Market, Kincaid's Grocery- and the' American Legion Home were entered early to- ^ county has paid off. ' By JOHN A. CALLCOTT HELSINKI. (UPI)—American and Soviet ; arms negotiators met in secret session today to work out procedures and an agenda for talks to try to freeze and possibly even reduce their nuclear armories. The first working session of the - strategic arms limitation talks (SALT), opened in the American Embassy with the Soviet delegation headed by Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir "S. Semenoy arriving in four Russian-made Volga cars. Waiting for them in. a special chamber which - delegates call "The SALT Room" were chief U.S. arms negotiator Gerard C. Smith and his arms expoerts. Ambassador Llewellyn E. Thompson has not yet arrived from the United States where he is undergoing treatment for an ulcer and Philip J. Farley, alternate U.S. representative'st talks, is not expected until later in the discussions, j- The Russians'and the Americans convened in an attempt to agree on how to go ahead to the immensely intricate taks of discussing limitation of their awesome arsenals .of nuclear weapons which could largely destroy their .countries and millions'of persons.' Neither side has come up at least publicly, with any .conditions for the talks] The SALT •project has been nearly three years in the preparation and prospects were for • years of negotiating. - \ • President Nixon in a message read at the ceremonial inaugural meeting Monday called, for a halt' and reduction in the nuclear arsenals held by both .sides. The ^Soviet statement said Moscow would do all it could 'to reach agreement. Nixon said the United-States must maintain ' weapons to defend itself and its allies but- he believed it "• w^s possible "that we can- carry out pur responsibilities, under a mutually acceptable limitation arid event a reduction of -our strategic arsenals."j Semenov said "Given genuine desire on both sides to seek mutually acceptable! agreement without prejudice to [the security of, our states and all other' countries it is possible : to overcome obvious complexities and obstacles and to bring about reasonable solutions." Diplomats said the preparatory stages of SALT would probably run until Christmas then detailed talks would start early next year. , ' day and several items: and money were taken. Guns we're taken from the American Legion. One ' of the guns was discovered in the suspects' car and two guns discovered, in the rear of the Legion building. Entry into the bank was made by breaking. a window in the rear of the bank.. Sheriff Grimme highly praised the co-operative efforts of the law officials from the various units who' teamed together to bring a quick apprehension. Ko- kdmo City Police were on stand by alert. He also commented that once more the "Crime- Alert" system; set tip in the Joseph Kehnedy Clings To Life; Family Gathers By PHILIP BALBONI • H Y A N N IS PORT, Mass. (UPI)-Joseph P. Kennedy clung to life with waning 'strangth today. Sea. Edward M, Kennedy, his only surviving son, sat- at his besdide in a nightlong- visil. ', The remaining members, of the Kennedy clan gathered at the oceanside compound"^s the 81-year-old sire of the century's; ' most glittering political family appeared to be losing his eight- year struggle for life. ; "I don't think there is any discernible change in his condition," a. family spokesman said late Monday, He said the feeling from the.fam.ily "was not hopeful." • • . The former ambassador to ' Great Britain had another in a string of heart attacks Saturday. '• Mrs. Rose Kennedy, talcing, a late-night stroll with Mrs. Patricia Lawford, one of her daughters,; told a reporter: "There'll be nothing happening , tonight. It's a shame you're out in the cold." The far-flung members of the family hurried to the compound in the hours of tension. Mrs. Jacqueline Onassis, the ambassador's former daughter-in-law, flew in from Greece Monday. Mrs. - Ethel Kennedy, arrived from Washington earlier in the day. .••'-.'•••• Ann Gargan, a cousin, who • lived with the Kennedys since she was a child, and Mrs. Jean Kennedy Smith cared, for* Kenned}' since the weekend seizure. R. Sargent Shriver, •U.S. ambassador to _France, and his wife Eunice joined the other family' members at the. enclave on Nantucket Sound. Kennedy lias been an invalid since he suffered a stroke Dee. 19, 1961. He has been partially paralyzed since then, and has had a brain spasm, several heart attacks and- a heart• blockage. Doctors at first thought the Saturday';'seizure was minor, but Kennedy remained unconscious through the weekend. A source close to the family said the ambassador received the - last rites of the RomanCatholic Church two or three times in the last month. 'Apollo 12 Moves On By AL ROSSITER Jr. UPI Space Writer . SPACE ' CENTER, Houston" (UPI)—Apollo 12*s astronauts : looped the moon with unerring precision today, checked out the lander Intrepid and said "we're ready to go" - for a pinpoint touchdown on the Ocean of Storms. "We've checked all the things we're supposed to and they're .all shipshape.," Alan L, Bean 'radioed earth control from Intrepid's cabin. Bean . and Charles "Pete'.' Conrad planned to unlatch the landing craft from the nose of the command ship Yankee Clipper late tonight and land on the "moon at 1:53 a.m. EST : Wednesday. Richard ' F. Gordon will remain in orbit. ' The- three astronauts anr nounced to the .world "The Yankee Clipper has arrived' with' Intrepid, in tow" after a braking-blast placed them in ;orbit at the.end of a 3 V; day voyage .'from earth. They were awed by the view and,sounded like - excited tourists with a scientific bent. . . "It almost looks like somebody took some cake icing, and . spread it with a big knife, laid in 'air . around and .. then somebody shot some BBs into it," - Bean .said' in. a - midnight television spectacular. "It real-; ly is beautiful." ',. Check Out LM Conrad and Bean spent more -than an hour ' in the lunar module. They tested its communications system, using Intrepid's own power for the first time. They also checked - the oxygenpressure in their moonwalk breathing unit, They- began their fifth lunar orbit, ranging from 63 to 76 miles high, at 5:58 a^m. As the Navy commanders "swept around the moon for the first time. Bean reported one area looked "like there was a big giant up here blowing sand all over the place." But to Conrad, it looked more like a concrete driveway in front of his home in Timberlake Cove, Tex, •:••'." Briefs TRUONG AN, Vietnam- Do Chuc, a peasant farmer who survived the shootings, recounting his experiences:. . - "The shooting started. I was wounded in",the leg. I was covered by dead bodies but I dared, not.move. I stayed there for about one hour- until the survivors walked away towards 'the.sea. When it was quiet, the survivors, maybe 80 of us, ran to the Son Thanh market place" one kilometer away for -help." WASHINGTON-Mrs'. Richard Nixon's press secretary, Connie Stuart, describing the decorum she expects at White House social functions from the 1 adies of the press: "If I think some of you have gotten: exceedingly busty because you are -carrying tape recorders, I might ask you how you gained so much weight. . .Let's be fair to the guests. Please introduce -yourselves just like any nice, well brought up lady would do." V

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