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HAROLD J .:BUH70H -M.0I&MA STATk LIBHART MS IAHAP3 r.I3 , iaSSI AS A ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4, 1895 AT POST OFFICE AT TIPTON, INDIANA VOLUME 68/ NUMBER 312 TIPTON (IND.) DAILY TRIBUNE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1,1964 7 CENTS PER COPY — 35 CENTS PER WEEK MARITIME STRIKE IDLES 60,000 President Seeks • 1 Taft-Hartley Act * Against Walkout Heavy Guard Against China By PHIL NEWSOM UP I Foreign News Analyst Time was when Chinese river boats could put into the Soviet Siberian port of Khabarovsk at the confluence of the Amur and Ussuri rivers with cement, rugs and rice. That time is no more. Heavily armed Soviet jjatrols, aided by dogs and an alarm system, guard the Soviet side. Airfields for both let fighters and bombers, anti-tank guns and tanks contribute further to the air of military preparedness. No rail, road or air links exist between Red Chinese Manchuria on the one side of the two rivers' and Soviet Siberia on the other. Some 2,500 miles to the west and south alon? the long Sino- Sovief border lie'the Soviet republic of Kazakhstan and Red China's province of Sinkiang. Quit Cooperating . Sinkiang is rich in oil and minerals and formerly Red China and the Soviets cooperated in its development. No more. The Red Chinese closed the Russians out there in 1954. Today the area is the center ; of charges and counter-charges and of frequent border clashes, with both sides maintaining strong military forces across from each other. The Russians could. regard with regret but with calm the Red Chinese action in slicing off a part of Kashmir and the northeast territories from India. But it is with considerably less than calm that they regard Red Chinese claims against more than 500,000 miles of Soviet territory in Siberia and Central Asia. As the dispute between the two, which began as an ideological quarrel, progresses to raw nationalism, it becomes of special interest to others outside the main arena, t For as Alao Tze-tung pressed his claims on lands he says-j were seized unjustly fom -China, he issued a reminder of other examples of Soviet expansionism. Said Mao: Taking Chunks "They have appropriated part of Romania. Detaching part of East Germany, they drove out the local inhabitants to the western area. Detaching part of Poland, they included it in Russia and as compensation gave Poland part of East Germany. . The same thing happened to Finland. They de. tached everything that could be detached...". Proving that the Chinese had touched a sensitive nerve, the Russian reply came quickly.!,^™— ££^£3 Said the Communist party news- 1 paper Pravda: "Mao Tze-tung's , pronounce- Johnson Asks Expansion Of Foreign Trade By GARY P. GATES United Press International NEW 'YORK (UPI) — An anti-automation strike by 60,000 longshoremen today paralyzed the multi-billion dollar maritime industry in ports from Maine to Texas. The dockers ivmped the gun on last midnight's .strike deadline; but President Johnson" already had begun preparations to obtain a Taft-Hartley Act injunction that would suspend the walkout for 80 days. Activity in ports along the more than 2,400 miles of Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coastline began slowing to a trickle almost immediately after the strike began. By morning activity was confined mostly to picketing. Nearly all cargo operations were at a standstill but some passenger operations into and out of New York were still being maintained, at least for the present. A few ships, including, three luxury liners, sailed on pre-dawn high tides today and two other lines are scheduled to leave later. Some cargo liners also were expected to arrive in other ports during the day but were not expected to be unloaded. When down to the wire negotiations between the International Longshoremen's Association (ILA) and shippers failed Wednesday, President Johns o n swiftly created a board of inquiry to determine whether the nation's economic health would be endangered. Certification of this to the President would empower the Justiee Department to seek a court-ordered 80-day "cooling off period." The board scheduled a morning fact-finding session with Thomas Gleason, president of the ILA, and Alexander Chopin, head of the New York Shipping Association, amid speculation the government would act with usual speed to obtain the injunction — perhaps today. The strike was likely to tie up as many as 500 ships. About 165 were berthed in the port of New York which stands to lose an estimated 1.2 million a day as long as the strike persists. The National Maritime Union (Continued on page 8) ments on the territorial question patently show how far the Chinese leaders have gone in the 'cold war' against the Soviet Union.. .we are faced with an openly expansionist program with far-reaching pretensions." Moscow dispatches have left little doubt that there will be a formal break between the two huge Communist nations. The question remaining is how and when it will come. Three Months For $700,000 HAMMOND, Ind. (UPI)Glenn Garrott, 44, former cashier of the Farmers State Bank of Brookston, was sentenced to three months in jail and placed on probation for two years on his plea of guilty in a $700,000 embezzlement at the bank. Federal Judge Jesse E. Eschbach ordered Garrott to the Tippecanoe County Ja.- at Lafayette and suspended the remaining 21 months of a two- year prison term after noting that Garrott made restitution of about $439,000' of the money and kad an otherwise good record as a family man' and community leader. Garrott pleaded guilty.a year ago to eight counts of an indictment-charging he issued cashiers' checks to two Chicago area contractors who had no funds in the bank to cover the amounts. His sentence was delayed while he testified as a government witness at the trial of one contractor, Ernest W. Mullins, Jr., 38, Northbrook, TJ1. Mullins was convicted in Federal Court at Fort Wayne July 22 on four counts of aiding and abetting Garrott in embezzlement. He was sentenced to two years in prison but is 'free on (Continued on pi 9a 8) $200 Damage hi Garage Fire, Fire in a garage at 312 North West Street caused about S300 in damage Wednesday afternoon, according to the Tipton Fire Department. The blaze started in the area of a work bench in the garage, damaging storm windows which were stored there. Cause of the fire -is unknown, i Five Firemen Killed During Boston Blaze The 100'block of North Main Street seemed strangely deserted Wednseday morning after it. was blocked off to permit a repaying job. The only vehicle'in sight (background) is one cf the machines used in the project. (TRIBUNE Photo-Engraving) Local Chambers Sponsor Clinic On Legislation Tipton County's Chamber of iCommerce will cooperate with three qther local chambers in sponsoring a Pre-Legislative study clinic Thursday, October 8, at the YMCA in Kokomo. Howard, Cass and Miami County chambers are co-sponsors of the clinic. The session will open with a meeting at 4:45 p.m. Dinner is slated at 5:45 p .m. with a second meeting planned to follow. The 'program"is expected .to end at about 8:15. Reservations may. be placatl through the Tipton County Chamber of Commerce on or •before Tuesday, October 6. Cost of the program, including dinner, is'S3 per person. The conclave is one of a series being conducted throughout the state tinder the auspices of the Indiana State Chamber of Commerce. Speakers wpi Include staff specialists of the state chamber. Taxation, u n employment compensation, personnel and labor relations, education and other areas of legislative concern will be discussed. Rites Pending Howard Carpenter, 66, Arcadia route 1, died at his home this morning. Services will be announced later by the Copher and Fesler iFuneral Home in Elwood. The deceased was bdrn in Hamilton county Dec. 14, 1897, son of George and Lovisa (Edwards) Carpenter. He was married in 1924 to Marie Webb. He was a farmer and a member of the Masons in Atlanta. Survivors include two foster children, Jack Webb o£ near Omega, and Mrs. Ethel Mae People of St. Paul, Minnesota The blaze occurred at about 2:30 p.m. Owner of the Proper-i as well as a grandson, Howard ty is H. A. Cox. • I People, a student at Purdue. Native of County Dies Wednesday Milton Green, former Tipton County resident, died at his home in Alexandria Wednesday after a brief illness. He had been a Florist in that community for several years. Services will be .held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Davis, Stricter, Noffze Funeral .Home in Alexandria, with burial in Alexandria. • ' • The deceased was born in Tipton County Sept. 9, 1S92. son of Oil and Luella Green. Survivors include j f. h e wife, Vera, to whom he wjas marrie^l in November, 1922 ip. Tipton; a ' brother, James and sister, Nova, both of Arcadia. RETIRES FROM PAPER" LA PORTE, Ind. (UPI) — H. Stewart Bi dger, who' in a 42- year career with the same company worked his up j up from • the children is- being adversely accountant to business ' man- affected by reason of the fact ager, has retired from his posi-1 that their father has custody of Mrs. Rockefeller Loses Fight To Raise Children WHITE" PLAINS, N.Y. (UPI) —A state Supreme Court justice awarded Dr. James Slater Murphy absolute custody today of the four minor children Mrs. Nelson A. (Happy) Rockefeller relinquished at the time of their divorce. It was an unhappy day for Mrs. Rockefeller who had sought to reverse a pre-divorce agreement which gave her virologist ex-husband custody of the children, reserving only visitation rights for herself. The ,nrw ruling by Justice Joseph A. Gagliardi retained the visitation rights and gave Mrs. Rockefeller generous vacation rights with the children. Gagliardi said he had met with the children alone on .two occasions and took their wishes into consideration. "The court finds that neither the health nor the welfare of tion at the LaPorte Argus newspaper. Herald - [them," the judge said. "He has (Continued on page 8) Hilda Aiming Winds 6f100M .P.H. at Gulf By I.J. VIDACOVICH United Press' International NEW ORLEANS (UPI) — Hurricane Hilda cocked its 100- mile*-an-hour winds at the Gulf Coast today and chugged with halting steps up "hurricane alley" toward the northwest, setting off a voluntary exodus of residents on the Louisiana coast. It appeared to be following a path much like that of destructive Hurricane Carla in September, 1961. ' A hurricane watch was declared along the Louisiana X-RAY SERVICE was givan to Sharpsville McCrackan resistors with' Mrs. Harrison area residents Wednesday afternoon. Shown ' Hartley prior to entering the vehicle for his here leaving the mobile unit is Mary E. Ford own health check-up. 0* Hjarptvllle, while Sdartan coachJerry 1 (TRIBUNE Photo-Engraving) coast and eastward to Mobile, Ala. The Texas Department of Public Safety announced a standby alert for the Texas coast, but the weather bureau said the storm was expected to veer to the east before reaching Texas and center its fury on Louisiana. Gaining Stngth Hilda, spawned in the warm, hurricane-breeding grounds of the Carribean, brushed the Cuban Isle of Pines and slipped through the Yucatan 1 Channel into the open Gulf Wednesday. Sucking up. more strength by the hour from the Gulf waters, it swiftly grew from a tropical storm to a hurricane. The U.S. Weather Bureau in New Orleans placed the storm 370 miles south of New Orleans at 4 a\m. CST, at latitude 24.5 and Igngitude 90.3. It was moving toward the nothwest at a sluggish 6 miles-an-hour, compared to a 14 mile-an-hour rate when it was a tropical storm Tuesday night. Squalls extended 140 miles to the north and east. , 1 Forecasters said they expected the storm to grow in size and intensity and to take a more northerly course "within the' next few hours.'' They cautioned that "hurricane warnings will probably be hoisted later, today over portions of the area under the hurricane watch. Warning Explanation A "warning" means winds of hurricane force or high tides both are expected in the area of display in 24 hours or less. The residents on the western tip of Cameron Parish (county) south of Lake Charles, La., refused to wait for official word to leave their homes. Tiny ^Cameron Parish was devasteci by Huricane Audrey in 1957 with a loss of 500 lives. Cars from West Cameron began crossing the intracoastal canal into nearby Lake Charles. BOSTON (UPI) — Five firemen .were killed and 12 persons were hospitalized early today when the top two floors of a flaming four-story building collapsed, burying them under bricks and fiery rubble. The dead were identified as Pvt.. Robert Clougherty, 31, of Charlestown, son of Acting Fire Chief John E. Clougherty; Lt. John Geswell, 40, bf Dorchester; Lt. John McCorkle, 53, of Dorchester; Pvt. Frank Murphy, 42, of South Boston; and Pvt. James B. Sheedy, 38, of Dorchester. Sheedy died at City Hospital 6M> hours after he was admitted. No one else was believed trapped in the rubble. Four in Danger The names of four, including one civilian, were on the danger list. City Hospital officials said an unknown number of firemen were treated for minor injuries and were released. Among those in critical condition were Andrew Sheehan of Milton, believed to be an auxiliary fireman and freelance photographer; and Deputy Chief Federick Clauss, who apppar- ently suffered a heart attack while battling the blaze. Clauss sounded the third and fourth alarms. " The five - alarm blaze broke out in a brick warehouse in a congested tenement district on Trumbell Street. Firemen put five ladders on the rear wall and scrambled up them to spray water onto the flames. ' Ladders Crumple . A section of the walls of the top two floors crumbled, hurling chunks of bricks and flaming pieces of wood on the firemen. Their ladders crumbled. The men fell to the ground and were buried under the debris. Other. firemen risked their lives as they ran into the rubble and began digging desperately in an attempt to rescue their fellow workers. Ten . minutes later another weakened section of the wall tore loose,- burying other .firemen. An alarm was issued for "all available ambulances." One ladder truck was partially buried by the debris. WEATHER Sunny and pleasant today and Friday. Fair and cool tonight. High ' today mid 70s. Low tonight upper 40s. High iFriday mid 70s. Driver Injured In Auto Mishap Near Windfall A Kokomo man was injured Wednesday afternoon when his auto struck the car of.a Windfall motorist. Joseph D. McDowell, 39, suffered a cut forehead when his car hit the rear of an auto driven by Charles Clifford .Ventress, 37, of Route 2, Windfall. The mishap occurred about one mile west- of Windfall, near the intersection of two county roads. •Both cars were southbound on one of the roads. Ventress stopped for the intersection, but McDowell did not see him and struck the car.. Sheriff Verl Grimme said dust raised on the gravel road was the cause of the accident. . . Damage to the rear of the Ventress auto is. estimated at $200. The impact also caused about $400 to (he front bumper, grille, hood and fender of McDowell's car, which was towed from the scene. Diverted Acres Are Released 'Farmers- in Tipton County were reminded today that' acreage diverted in the 1964 Wheat and Feed Grain Programs has been released for-grazing and haying provided prior approval is obtained from the ASC County Committee. Producers must make application at the County ASCS Office and pay the charge set by the County Committee for the privilege of grazing and or making hay on diverted acreage. Farmers were cautioned not to use diverted acreage for grazing or making hay until they have applied and secured release at the local ASCS office. The office is located at 128 East Jefferson Street, Tipton. NIXON TO FORT WAYNE FORT WAYNE, Ind. (UPI)— Allen' County Republican chairman Orvas Beers said„ today .former vice president Richard M. Nixon is , cheduled tentatively to speak at a GOP breakfast rally here Oct. 16. By WILLIAM J. EATON United Press International BALTIMORE (UPI) — President Johnson today urged America's NATO allies to help build bridges to nations behind the Iron Curtain by means of trade, ideas, visitors and humanitarian aid. The Chief Executive said development of closer relations between the West and Eastern Europe should be part of .an expanded role for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). . I. "Our Atlantic partnership is coming to a new and greater time," Johnson said in a speech prepared for delivery at Johns Hopkins University here. He also said understanding, restraint and unity must. br keystones of American political life in the modern world. Wants Common Agreement In an apparent thrust at Republican presidential nomine* 1 Barry M. Goldwater—whom hi> did not mention' by name— Johnson said: "Our politics— and our politicians—must SPC': to widen our common agreement, not to inflame our mutual mistrusts." Democrats have charged that Goldwater is making a divisivv appeal to voters in the election- campaign. Speaking of NATO's future, the President said: "We must mobilize the vast strength of our communities to defend freedom, not only in Europe but wherever it is attacked. "We must together contin-:.- to meet the vast challenge of the underdeveloped world. As the world's great arsenal'of industry and ideas, we cannot allow a growing separation between rich nations and poor nations or white nations and colored nations. "Finally, we must bring the countries of Eastern Europe closer to the Western community. This we can do by building - bridges to these peoples— bridges of trade, of ideas, of visitors and of humanitarian aid." Johnson was invited to Johns Hopkins by its president, Milton S. Eisenhpwer, brother- of the former President. Goldwater also has been invited to appear at the university and is expected to accept. Johnson did not outline any specific steps to bring closer ties with the Communist nations that have been showing increased independence from the Soviet Union. Cites Marshall Plan But he added this reference (Continued on pane 8) Goldwater, Hoosier-Born Wife Woo Voters Of Indiana Today By EUGENE J. CADOU "United Press In.Nmational JEFFERS0NVILL3, Ind. (UPI)—Sen. Barry Goldwater, who wooed arid won a wife in Indiana 30 years ago, came back to her home state today to woo and win voters in his. Republican presidential campaign. . Goldwater opened an eight- stop train platform campaign stretching from the' Ohio River to Lake Michigan with a brief appearance . in Jeffersonville, seat of one of only eight Hoosier counties which went Democratic in the Kennedy-Nixon presidential race in 1960. An ' enthusiastic - crowd estimated by newsmen at 400 persons gathered around 1 the railroad station as Goldwater, dressed in a dark suit with a blue striped tie,.made his first Indiana appearance. Skies were overcast as the senator steppped to the rear plat form of the 17-car train with his Hoosier-born wife, Peggy, at his side. Others on the platform included Lt. Gov. Richard -Q. Ristine, the party nominee for govenor; State Sen. D. Russell Bontrager, the nominee for U.S. senator; State Chairman Robert N. Stewart; Rep. Earl Wilson of the 9th District; Secretary of State Charles O. Hendricks, and Roger Zlon of Evansville, the GOP nominee for Congress from the 8th District. . • After stops of from 15 to 70 minutes, Goldwater will leave his special train at Crown Point for a motorcade to Hammond's civic auditorium for a major speech. Goldwater married Margaret Johnson of Muncie in Grace Episcopal Church in that city on Sept. 22, 1934. Miss Johnson was the daughter of a founder of the Warner Gear Co,, which later merged with the Borg - Warner Corp. They were > married by the Rev. C. Russell Moodey, who has been rector of the church for 39 years. . Mrs: Goldwater, whose-family and friends call her- Peg_gy, will return :to her old hometown with her sons next Wednesday to be honored at a community celebration of "Peggy Day." Goldwater will. campaign for 13 hours Thursday in a state once considered rather firmly in his camp but-tiow showing signs of winding up in the toss-up category. . A noon-hour speech in Indianapolis is a highlight of the 'day's tour. Goldwater is due to arrive in the capital city at 12:20 p.m. and depart at 1:30 after a speech at a rally in Union Station where, the train pauses for the lunch hour. Goldwater will, speak in six of the 11 congressional districts and cross two others without stopping. His schedule: Jeffersonville (8th Dist.) 8:409 a.m.; Seymour (&th- Dist.) 10:15-10:30; Columbus (9th) 1111:20; Indianapolis (11th) 12:201:30; Frankfort (5th) 2:30-3:05: ' Logansport (2nd) 4:05 - 4:25;, Crown Point (st) 6-9:45. The train also goes through parts of the 7th and 6th Districts. The Goldwaters will spend Thursday night on the train as it rolls though the Illinois countryside toward Cairo. , The train will move into Indiana from Ohio where Goldwater has' spent the past two !days ' whistle - stopping. During- his <*?mpaign in Ohio. Indiana; an 1 Illinois, the candidate wilt have appeared in 3 cities. His Wednesday night speech was made in the Toledo * University fieldhouse. On the train with Goldwater will be state chairman Robert N. Stewart; "Leslie. Duvall, state chairman of Citizens for Goldwater-Miller; Lt.' Gov. Richad Ristine, nominee for governor; State Sen. D. Russell Bontrager, nominee for U.S. Senate, and Appellate Judge Jack Ryan, nominee for lieutenant governor. . South Illinois St from Georgia to South Sts. will be dosed In Indianapolis while Goldwater speaks from a platform constructed between the Sever in Hotel and Union Station.

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