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HAROLD J- BURTO* •ARCHIVES A3SJ:STAJIT . IT* DIANA .STATE LIBRAR ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4, 1895 AT POST OFFICE AT TIPTON, INDIANA VOLUME 68, NUMBER 313 TIPTON (IND.) DAILY TRIBUNE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1964 , 7 CENTS PER COPY — 35 CENTS PER WEEK COAST TO FEEL HILDA TODAY • Remy GETS SCHOLARSHIP BLO'OMINGTON, Ind. (UPI)— Indiana University's Poynter journalism scholarship for 196465 has been awarded to Monte K. Hayes, a senior from Lafayette. Hayes previously received the Sigma 5 Delta Chi journalism society's Erine Pyle award for his coverage of student government activities on campus. The $1,000 Poynter scholarship is awarded, annually, by the Poynter Foundation in honor of a prominent family in Indiana journalism, 1 including the late Paul Poynter, who published papers in Sullivan and Kokomo, and Mrs. Eleanor Poynter-Jamison, publisher of the Sullivan Times. Hayes has worked .summers as a reporter for the Kokomo Tribune and the South Bend Tribune. - BODY FOUND WILLIAMSPORT, Ind. (UPI) —An autopsy was scheduled today in an effort to determine the cause of death of an unidenti fied man whose nude body was found Thursday in a roadside ditch near here. A resident of the area found the decomposed body in a ditch beside a Warren' County road near his home. Police described the body as that of a man between the ages of 20 and 40, abput 5-feet-7 to 5-feet-10 and weighing.. 170-190 pounds. EX-MAYOR SUCCUMBS RUSHVILLE, Ind. (UPI) — David A. 1 Long, 80, mayor of Rushville in the late 1930s and early 1940s, died Thursday in Rush Memorial Hospital after a year's illness. Long was a city councilman in 1S37 when Mayor Charles Frazee died in office. He was appointed mayor, then elected to two terms, serving a total of seven years before he resigned to become municipal water and ligkt plant superintendent Strike Spreads; Delco Lays Off 4,000 DETROIT (UPI) — General Motors has announced the layoff of more than 15,000 workers at non-struck plants because of the national strike by the United Auto Workers Union. The UAW last Friday struck 89 of GM's 130 plants and allowed the company to continue operations at facilities that manufacture parts for other companies. GM sprkesmen said the layoffs were due to shortages in storage space and would' not curtail manufacture of parts for outside firms, including Chrysler, .Ford and American Motors Corp. The plants, location, number laid off and time of layoff .included: —Saginaw Steering Gear, Saginaw, Mich., 99, at end of shift Wednesday. —Oldsmobile lForge, Lansing, Mich:, 60, at end of shift Wednesday.' -AC Spark Plug, Flint, Mich., 511, .at end of shift Wednesday. -^Harrison Radiator, Lockport, N.Y., 4,140, end of shift Thursday. —Harrison Radiator, Buffalo, N.Y., 850, end of shift Thursday. —AC Spark Plug, Flint, 378, end of shift Thursday. —AC Spark Plug, Flint, 1,284, end. of shift Friday. —Ternstedt, Flint, 2,235, end of shift Friday. —Saginaw Steering Gear, Saginaw, 42, end of shift Friday. —Oldsmobile JForge, Lansing, 25, end of shift Friday. —New Departure, Meriden, Conn., 21, end, of shift Friday. —NeW Departure, Sandusky, Ohio, 34, end of shift IFriday. —Central Foundry, Saginaw, 4^6, end of shift Friday.- . .: t—Delco R e-m y, Anderson, Ind., 4,000 end of shift Friday. —Rochester Products, Rochester, N.Y., 40, end of shift Friday. GM said 700 employees were sent home at the end of shift Wednesday from Packard Electric, Warren, Ohio. They were members of International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers, not UAW members. FLOOR SPRINKLED . 1 ' INDIANAPOLIS (UPI).— A new sprinkling system for the Statehouse lawn watered the hard tile floor of an underground tunnel for awhile today. State Office Building Manager William Rightor said the freak development was . traced to a leak in the sprinkling system caused when a heavy truck loaded with sod ruptured a pipe. Steam and Water gathered in the tunnel between the„ State- hduse and; the State Office Mental Health Unit Meets i 5 Members of the Tipton County chapter of the Indiana Mental Health Association recently held their regular meeting at the home of John Smullens. Miss Ruth Coble and Smullens reported on the annual IMXHA meeting held at Indianapolis in September. Tipton County will be responsible for securing 251 gifts for New Castle Hospital, it was noted. Irvin Banta will chair a committee to obtain the gifts. Mrs. Harold Planck is to be in charge of establishing a- teach- Building and workmen had to i ers workshop for Tipton county mop water to make it passable. I teachers on problems- dealing 'with the emotional gifted and slow child. Further information on the workshop will be announced later. KILLS HUSBAND INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) — Robert L. Pickens, 43, Indianapolis, was shot to death in his home Thursday night.and his bride of three months was arrested on .preliminary charges of murder. Mrs.- Helen F. Pickens, 60, told police s've' fired a shotgun at her husband in the kitchen after an argument. y _ Youth Center Re-Opens Today The newly re-decorated Tipton Youth Center will reopen at 7 p.m. tonight after having been closed for the^ summer. A band, comprised of local high school students,- will pro vide ; dance music! tonight. The remodeling program at the center has included refinlshing the dance floor. • | Rites Sunday Howard Carpenter, 66, Arcadia i route 1, whose death was announced Thursday, will, be buried following 3 p.m. services Sunday from' ?the 1 Copher' and Fesler FuneralH*mein'Elwood; at which .Rev. Lowell Bain will officiate. Burial win tfe'in Aro 1 - laa Cemetery^ Friends may call anytime at the funeral home THAT NEW SUPER-PLANE—It's the Lockheed YF12A. an ail- weather interceptor version of the All. that super-plane announced recently by President Johnson. This unveiling- is at Edwards Air Force Base, Calit. Three of the YF12A planes are there, out the Defense Department nasn't yet ordered production, rhe plane can exceed 2.000 mpn. and 70.000 teet altitude nas its own search radar, computers and missile firing system. Note meagerness ot wing space. Eight Building Permits Issued In September Tipton County issued eight building permits in September, according to Ralph Wilburri, Chairman of the County Planning Commission. The commission also issued two permits to erect signs and two for placement of house~traij- ers. Total value of ' x all permits,] he .the"fawift is $142,270'. _..,« Among those receiving permits were John T. Floirey, for a restaurant on the east side of Tipton; Mitchell Farms, for an addition to a warehouse on the north edge of Windfall; Dora Legg, for a sign, cue mile north of Windfall, and Guy Orr, for a residence, tin ce-quarters Ji a mile west of """.pton. Others to whom permits, were issued are Danny Henderson, for placement of a house trailer 41<! miles west of U. S. 31, on the southeast corner of road 300 and 3050 West: Kenneth Brown, for a residence, Hobbs; Louis Papai, for a garags on <h2 south edge of Sharpsville, and.Ed. L. Scott, for placement of a house trailer, Hobbs. Also granted permits were the Sisters of St. Joseph, for erection of three signs giving directions; Harrison Smitson, for a residence, Cicero Heighfs; James Stoker, for a residence, one mile west of Tipton, and Kenneth Bourff, for an addition to present store building, West Elwood. Power Tools Taken From Lumber Yard about other HIGH AND LOW • NEW YORK (UPI) — The lowest temperature reported this •morning to the U. S. Weather •Bureau, excluding Alaska and Hawaii, was 24 at Casper, Wyo. The highest reported Thursday was 103 at Imperial, Calif. Burglars carried away $200 in power tools and equipment in a break-in early today at A.Br Cochran & Sons Lumber Company, 520 North West Street: Police said entrance was gained by. cutting through a screen on the back door of the building., breaking - the > r.lass. and reaching ,in to turn a key which was. sitting in the lock on the inside. Several power tools, paint, 'brushes, linseed oil and similar goods were reported missing. No cash was taken. Police said it is a policy of the firm's owners not to leave cash on the j premises: Time of the burglary has been estimated between 3 and 6:30 a.m. The. break-in was discovered by employees reporting for work at about 6:30. Youths Face Traffic Charges An Elwood youth is one of two mo.'.orists slated to appear in Tipton City Court to face recent traffic charges entered against them. t Johnny J. Hinshaw, 18, of Elwood. was arrested Sunday, September 27, at the S. R. 13—S. R. 128intersection for improper passing. He will appear October 19 to answer the charges. John Rhett Craig, 21, of Law- xenceburg, Ind., is slated to appear -Friday, October 6. He was arrested on U. S. 31 two miles south of S.R. 28 on September 21. Craig is "charged "with driving 83 m.p.h. in a 65 m.p.h. zone. Outlook Meeting Set Here W. M. Clary, county extension agent, announced today that the annual Tipton County Outlook meeting will be held 'Friday, October 16 at 8 p.m. y The near drought conditions oyer - a large /part :'of thjf mid­ west have reduced corn and soy- >hean crop prospects. How much? What will this do to prices for. these two major crops this year? How will this affect the production and prices of livestock? What impact will this have on our feed^grain surplus? These and other questions will be explored at the meeting: Particular attention will be given this year to the longer run outlook through 1970 for crops, hogs, beef, dairy and poultry. This.information will be a helpful guide to the long term investments that farmers are making every day, Clary said. As always, an analysis of tbp many factors underlying next year's price prospects for crops, livestock and livestock products, as well as real estate prices and production costs will be considered. Clary stated that there will be plenty of opportunity, to ask questions and to discuss these items. 45,000 Flee Path Of Storm; Winds Now 150 AA.P.H. By CARROLL TROSCLAIR United Press International NEW ORLEANS (UPI)—Piling their possessions into old pjekup trucks, schoolbuses, and National Guard jeeps, "the people of the Louisiana Gulf Coast left whole towns abandoned today to the fury of Hurricane Hilda —a monster storm 400 miles wide. -The U.S. Weather Bureau : : : called it "one of tlie most pow- pi ugge d them in and enjoved erful hurricanes ever seen in tne } r favorite programs, interfile Gulf." 1 — 1 —- J "-— *— Army Team Visits Tipton On Saturday A U. S. Army information team will visit Tipton Saturday from noon until 6 p.m. at the Tipton County Courthouse. /Displays will include color pictures and iiterature describing the opportunities in. the Army Sgt. First Class Goweri of Ksfkomq, will be a ^member,of the information tc^m:' "This team of young military specialists,, both male, and• female, is very helpful to the community, Gower said, "in that all too many young people have very-little knowledge.of what their ' opportunities are." The display.is making its debut in Tipton and then will be used on a tour of the state. Lt. Charles L. Holt, of Indianapolis,, will be in charge of the team. Corpsman Billy Hannah will answer questions about the Medical Corps. Sgt. June M. Olson will be present tn talk to young women' about the Wo- mens Army Corps. Specialist 4 Larry Mosier, who recently, returned from duty in Korea, also is a member of the information team. He is a native of Frankfort. "These young people can give the potential serviceman or woman a first hand report on what to expect," Holt noted. Holt is the counselor for officer procurement. He will discuss officer programs with those who hold college degrees. Winds lashed around its core at -150 miles an hour. In. size it was almost as big as Louisiana and Mississippi combined. Tides began rising today,'more coastal towns emptied, and the Coast Guard raced to help a ship feared sinking in the storm. At 6 a.m. CST it was reported 260 miles south-southwest of New Orleans, at latitude 26.4 and longitude 91.9, roughly midway between Tampico, Mexico 'and Pensacola, 'Fla. It was moving toward the north-northwest at seven miles an hour. Weathermen said they still expected it to shift' its course to due north later today and barrel in on the Louisiana coast. The Weather Bureau said winds would reach gale force today from Galveston, Tex., east across the entire Louisiana coast to Mobile, Ala. But the storm was still too far off to say pust when or where the destructive core would hit the coast. Wide Wr.rning Area 1 The Weather , Bureau ptit the I .Louisiana coast west ot the Mississippi under hurricane warning—word that the effects of the storm are expected in 24 hours or less. A iurricane watch, the signal to be on the alert, was in effect from Mobile, ' Ala., all the way to Brownsville, Tex., on the Mexican border. Refugee centers were set up and began filling with people as more than 45,000 persons in Texas and Louisiana headed for higher and safer ground. These included the 5,000 inhabitants of Cameron, La., who still bear the scars of 1957's Hurricane Audrey, and virtually all 15,000 residents of Franklin, La. By battered pickup truck and shiny new sedan, by schoolbus and truck, they streamed into refugee centers set up by the Red Cross. Most of them ,are weather- wise coast dwellers who take hurricanes in their stride, the way a North Dakota farmer accepts blizzards. Some showed up at the centers packing their own television sets. They Republicans Cheered At ion For Mr) and Mrs. Shadoan, at. left, talk with Ray LTneback/ right, after. Limbeck and ©friar Nickftl Plata Road employe* honored tha coupla Wednesday; afternootvl'Shadoan, who will have worked for tha railroad 45 years In January, la taking a laava of abaanca. Ha and hit wWa wara honorad at • swrprlia go-. ing away praaaritatlon. (TRIBUNE Photo-ingravlng By United Press International Indiana Republicans had something to cheer about today in the wake of the enthusiastic reception given to GOP presidential nominee Barry Goldwater Thursday in a 23-hour whis- tlestop tour through the state. Almost 40,000 persons turned out at stops from .the Ohio River to Lake Michigan to cheer Goldwater and his Hoosier-born wife, Peggy, as the nominee attacked President Johnson's foreign", and defense policies. Two of the stops, including a maior campaign speech which wound up the tour, were in normally Democratic Lake County where the GOP hopes to make inroads this year. : A cheering crowd overflowed the 6,500-foot Hammond Civic Center for , Goldwater's final, speech Th'-rsday night and about 3,000 persons were on band to greet him when his 17-car campaign special train rolled into Crown Point earlier in .*• -t evening. .. Crowds during "the davraneed from about 400 persons at the first fVop, heavily-Democratic Jeffersonville, to 10,000 at Indianapolis where Goldwater's noon speech.was timed to coincide with office workers' lunch hours. Blue skies and mild sunshine beamed on the train through most of the day after 1 the trip started under overcast skies at Jeffersonville. And the crowds grew as the weather improved. About 4,000 were waiting a'. Seymour and 4,500 at Columbus where Goldwater also attacked Johnson's farm programs. After leaving Indianapolis, Goldwater drew about 4,000 at Frankfort and about'5,000 at Logansport. Leaving Logansport, Goldwater, donned a railroader's cap and piloted the train himself for the first two miles of the run to Crown Point. Goldwater called Indiana "my second home state" and signs at every stoo proclaimed h>— "Indiana's favorite son-in-law." He made frequent references to his wife, a Muncie native and said he had spent "30 happy years with a.Foosjer girl." While some of the state 's GOP leaders, headed toy Lt. Gov. Richard O. Ristine. the natorial nominee, continued to mrthern Indiana, with Goldwater, others remained in Indianapolis fo* a flOO-a-nlate fund- rnisinB .dinner featuring speeches by Sen. John Tower, R. Tex., and- former Sen. William Knowland of California. State Sen. D. Russell Bontrager, the parry 's nominee for the U. S. Senate, was among those who greeted Tower and Knowland. , While the Republicans whooped it up around the state, Huosier Democrats were generally quiet with the exception of Sen. Vance Hartke .who campaigned in Indianapolis and Coi- nersville. Gubernatorial nominee Roger * Branigin sDent the day in conferences with »»im- paign aides before hitting the trail again today. H-'tke, who was scheduled tn spend -much of today campaign- ins through Delaware countv in br»tween appearances in New Castle and Anderson, to''' a Pav- »tte County' Democratic rally Thursday night at Connersville 'hat Hoosiers can look f^rwir - ' to "a bright and confident economic future." He faid Thursday was the first, day of the nation's 44th consecutive month of. business expansion and that a state economic advisory group recently reported that Indiana "can look forward to . at least three years of good economy." WEATHER 1 Partly cloudy an* windy > today with showers tat.« this afternoon, ending tonight. Turning cooler lata tonight. Saturday fair and cooler. High today upper 70s. Low . tonight low 50s. High Saturday near 70. rupted every now and then for a weather bulletin. • . "Nobody but a fool would stay down here during a hurricane," said one woman. "You don't pack. You just dump your clothes in a sheet and roll it up and go." Weather Bureau Agrees The Weather Bureau agreed. It said occupants of low-lyin-; coast areas were strongly urged to get out fast—before oncoming tides cover the roads with water and leave them trapped. Two Coast Guird cutters wr • plowing tthrough the gulf ful' steam, in response to a messr' • received by two ham operato-- They said they heard a r"? - • tress call from a ship 348 mi: south of New Orleans that s .-.f! the ship was sinking. . The Coast Guard in New Orleans sai'l the ship may be t'- ' Cornelia B'lII, reported hv i''-. owner to be in trouble in heavy seas. But officers at the Cor -i Gi'ard search and rescue r^.-- ter said they were.n'V rulk': the possibility two ships v .s: •in trouble. Cameron,-La., with memo- ; '-: of the 500 killed when Hurricai? Audrey slashed in!=n1 bv'V-- prise one night in 1957. was b-t a Ghost town by Thurslay night. Only Sheriff, Claude 'Sne?"son and about 30 assistants w?re left in town, and he s^'d t'r^v would leave soon, too. The prisoners in the county iail wrr-» ha ,: led away to the lockup in nearby Calcasieu Paris 1 !, ri'l •wen the animals were the c!>- iect of evacuation maneuvers. The Calcasieu Parish Hi'mn"s "iciety sent in trucks that gath- ored up animals left behind by leeing residents. underway in Plaquemine, La. ^ourche, Iberia. St. Mary, Jef- f ere«n. a 1 " 1 Cameron D 'ns*"" 1 counties. The entire West and counties. The entire west end of Jefferson Ccuntv joined the °xodus from the city of Fran!c- 'in. In. St. Charles Parish, between New Orleans and Baton House, there were no evacun- tions, 'but parish authorities a 5 'c- ed the state civil defense command for sandbags to use a"a J nst a possible rise bv the Mississippi over the levee. Retail Workers Launch Drive The final phase of .' Tipton's 1964 Community Fund drive will be launched tonight with a meeting of the residential division workers at 7:30 in Tom's -afeteria, under chairman Hcr- schell P.rinstead. . Total goal for all division has been set! at $19,000 an:l nresident of this year's drive, '"""i" '•'tr. ninn<* wi*h campaign chairman Bob Tolle and ..iaiK Krtel feel confident the goal can be reached. » Killed In Plunge . PARIS (UPI) — A woman plunged from the Platform between the two towers of Notre Dame Cathedral today, hitti".? another woman on the grounl r«ii*side. the main cathedral doors. Both women were rushed unconscious to the Hotel Dieu, ths main Paris hospital x across . th? square. The young woman who had 'been standing on the grounl died shortly after being admitted to the hospital.. -Police tentatively ;identifies her as a young English tourist. Veronica McCooneU,. 2{. ; Shn 'was a member of a group, of American and English tourists. The other woman, believed to be French, was not immediately identified. Her condition -was said to-be grave. • <-;-.

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