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HAROLD J. BURTON Aacar/as ASSISTANT INDIANA STATE LIBRAST T «nTA>iAP3i .IS.-lHPlAS& VOLUME 69,. NUMBER 1. HIT LEAVING BUS COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (UPI) —Morris A. Cox, 7, R.R. 2, Columbia City, was injured seriously Thursday afternoon when he was struck by a car while stepping from a school bus. He was taken to Whitley County Hospital herei The accident happened on Indiana 9 south of here. BOY WOUNDED ELKHART, Ind. (UPI) Kline, 12, was seriously wounded in • the back Sunday when his companion Paul Hibsman. Jr., 12, dropped a single- shot small caliber rifle near their rural home while hunting. TRAFFIC HALTED NEW HAVEN, Ind. (UPI)— Traffic on U. S. 30 west of here Sunday was halted for an hour when B. E. Sutton, East St. Louis, 111., swerved his truck to avoid a car and spilled a load of: metal balls on the road. State police, sheriff's deputies and highway crews worked to pick up about 13,000 of the lVi- pound balls -used for grinding cement and gypsum. HELD IN MURDER ANDERSON, Ind. (UPI) — Dorothy Kelly, 19, was held on a preliminary charge of murder today in the fatal stabbing of Marie Hudson, 19, following a Saturday name calling incident on a street corner here. ; Police Capt. Robert Estes said a signed statement was made and there were a number of witnesses to the stabbing. The victim was struck twice in the chest and was dead on arrival at St. John's Hospital. FEARS COMMUNISM BLOOIIINGTON, Ind. (UPI)— Dr. Earle Munn Sr., Prohibitionist Party nominee for president, said Sunday • "if our. national leaders continue to insist on toying with socialism," the nation may be driven "toward a Communist dictatorship." Munn, assistant to the dean of Hillsdale, Mich., College, spoke at a church fcere. Munn said the present age is one of ease. "I feel that one of the motives of socialism is the desire for a life of ease. But that is not God's plan," he said. Turning Truck Strikes Auto A truck and auto collided Saturday afternoon about one and a half miles west of Sharpsville, causing an estimated $150 in damage to the car. A truck driven by Jerry Goyer, of Delphi, attempted to turn north from the Sharpsville road into a crossroad where it struck the left side of a southbound car driven by Mack Kratzer, 42, of Kokomo. No injuries were, reported. Damage to the truck was confined to a cut tire. The mishap occurred at 5:45 p.m.; • Both Candidates On West Coast This Weekend WASHINGTON (UPI) — With the election only a month away, both President Johnson and Sen. Barry M. Goldwater prepared today for speaking tours that will take them to the West Coast by the end of the week. Neither contender for • the presidency had any political activity scheduled today. GOP vice presidential nominee William E. Miller also was resting up in Washington but his democratic rival, Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey, was campaigning in California. Tuesday Johnson plans to go to nearby Alexandria, Va., to see his wife off on a four-day whistlestop- tour of the South. He also will join her Tuesday Jesslnight at a Democratic rally in Raleigh, N. C. Goldwater is making a quick trip Tuesday to Montfomery and Bucks Counties in Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia, before flying back to Washington to address the UPI Editors 'and Publishers Conference in the afternoon. ~ Hits Trail Again Miller returns to the campaign trail Tuesday, headed for Wilmington, Hickory and Asheville, N. C, on the first leg of a new foray into the South and Midwest. Johnson received an encouraging report over the weekend. A White House assessment based on the latest public opinion polls showed him leading in all but three states — Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Sources close to the President said Johnson's nationwide margin over the GOP candidate was roughly 60.to 30, with 10 per cent to pick up three or four percentage points, but no more. Johnson's aides said he was not overconfident however, and planned "a big pus!'." during the final month of the campaign. This week's schedule bore out their statement. Details Unavailable Details on the President's trips were not available, but it was known that he planned to speak Wednesday in Illinois and Iowa, Thursday in Cleveland, Ohio, and Friday in Louisville, Ky., "somewhere" in Tennessee and New Orleans. After spending Sjaturday at his ranch near'Johnson City, Tex., the President is scheduled to fly to San Francisco for a Colubus Day Parade Sunday. Next Monday he will campaign "somewhere in California" and visit Butte, Mont, and Rene. Nev. Goldwater's schedule'calls for appearances Wednesday in Atlantic City and Newark, N. J. and Thursday in Lubbock and El Paso, Tex., and his hometown of Phoenix, Ariz. On Friday, the GO? nominee takes his campaign to Las Vegas; Nev., and Los Angeles and San Francisco. He winds up the' vote-seeking trip 'Saturday in Spokane, Wash., Portland, Ore., and Salt Lake City, Utah. GREEK CYPBIOT FOREIGN MINISTER BACK FROM MOSCOW WITH "NO STRINGS ATTACHED" DEAL FOR ARMS AID By JOSEPH B. FLEMING United Press International Coffee Hours Here Honor John Fekjhner A series of coffee hours will be held in Tipton County Wednesday in honor'of John R. Feighner, Republican candidate for Congress from the Fifth District. The first is slated from 9 to 10 a.m. at the home of Mrs. Jack Johns in Hobbs. Another is planned from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., at the Community Building in Windfall. ,Co-hostesses will be Mrs.'Paul .Larson and Mrs. Dora Legg. .; Mrs. Roma Cage, Sr., will "be hostess at a coffee hour in Sharpsville from 10 to 11 a.m. lihe Neil Johnson home in Prai- j no refugees were hit rie Township Avill be the location | The " East German De{ense ' of ^ coffee hour from 10:30 to D - epartment announ ced later [that a border guard was shot fatally by one of the Western "bandits." The refugees numbered 23 men, 31 women and three children. They burrowed under the wall to the French sector Wedding district o'f West Berlin in small groups beginning Saturday.. 57 East Germans Escape To West Tiptcn Seniors Cited for High N.M.S. Scores BERLIN (UPI) -West Berlin ! tunnel. They opened fire officials announced today that i 57 East Germans had escaped to West Berlin through a tunnel under the Communist wall. The Communists said a Red border guard was shot and killed when the tunnel was discovered early today. West Berlin city officials said the refugees fled over a three day period. ered the tunnel this morning', Eastern border guards fired round after round into it, but Two seniors at Tipton High School. have been honored for 12:30 a.m. when four Commu-' their high performance on the nist border guards and three National Merit Scholarship secret policemen discovered the Qualifying Test given last with! spring. . . _ „„„>,:„„ „:„ t „i„ . I The commended students are machine pistols L berta Cochrgn a n d DavW The West Berlin city govern- j Harper> according to Mrs . Pa . ment said the tunnel was dis-.tricia Moore, the school's guid- covered just before the end of ance director. Each student who It the said area the rescue action, refugees were in the time. But the Communist East Ger man Defense Minister said Cpl When the Communists discov-*T%°n Schultz was killed ...by. shots fired by men who had entered East Berlin . through the tunnel. The ministry announcement was carried by the official East German news service 4IN is endorsed by his school receives a formal Letter of Commendation signed by his principal and the president of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. c /Letters of Commendation are being awarded to 38,000 students throughout the country, according to John M. Stalnaker, NMSC president. "Although they did not reach the status of Semifinalists in the current Merit 11:30 a.m. In Kempton a coffee hour is planned from 11 a.m. to noon, with Mrs. Garrett Gossard acting as hostess. The Raymond Teter home-in Goldsmith will be the site of another coffee hour from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. •Mary Jane Bryan and Ella Sandman will be hostesses for a coffee hour to be held at Re- p:-blirkn headquarters in the 200 block of East Jefferson Street. Tipton, from noon to 1 p.m. The headquarters also will be thelocation of a coffee hour from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Hostesses for that event will be Atha Ray and Betty Clark. Other coffee hours slated for the afternoon include one from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the home <o£ Mrs. Kenneth Shupe, 216 West Washington Street. Mrs. Carl Graff and Mrs. Edna Ams- tmry will be assistant hostesses. Marcia Thompson will be the hostesses for a coffee hour from 1 to 2 p.m. to be held at her home, 719 North Independence Street. Assistant hostess will be (Continued on page 6) U.N. Adviser To Speak Here - 4 Joseph P. Royappa, a Fellow of the United Nations and a •member of the U.N. Panel cf Advisers, will speak at. Tipton High School Tuesday at 1 p.m The 40-minute program will "be open to the public. Royappa who represents India on the World Council for the Welfare of the 'Blind, is on a speaking tour of the United States. His talks are aimed at gaining support for the development of work for the blind in India. A teacher, he recently retired from the Ministry of Education in India. Since then, he has been helping the Madras State Branch of the National - Association for the Blind in an honorary capacity as its executive director.' Royappa also is chairman of the Royapettah YMCA in Ma dras and is a dircetor of the Y's Men 's Club here* HE'LL DEFEND U.S. TITLE—Ariyn Zee. 23, Albany. Wis., la getting In shape to defend his national two-row com picking title Oct. 16 In Sioux Falls. S.D. He's posing in front of a banner from the 1863 Wisconsin contest;'held near the Zee farm. He can skfpthe 'Wisconsin contest this time, - - It made no mention of the 57 'Program, they are very capable refugees. It charged the tunnel! students," Stalnaker said. "The had been built by Western es- • Semifinalists and Commended pionage organizations. (students together constitute The tunnel was dug f r 0 m ; about two per cent of all high West to East from the cellar' school seniors." of a six story apartment house | About 14,000 Semifinalists are on the Western side of Bernau- qualified to take a second ex- er Strasse. The house, No. 97,! amination to compete for Finis 20 feet from the East Berlin alist "status and consideration Leaves 37 Dead Many Homeless; Millions Damage World Series On Color T-V At Elks Club The Tipton Elks club reminds all members that it will present j homeless and damage in the United Press International BATON ROUGE, La. (UPI) — Killer Hurricane Hilda, two- thirds of her strength gone but still a destroyer, rolled throuuh Dixie toward' South Carolina bringing floods today. Her tornado-dotted trail, the worst of it in Louisiana, was marked by 37 dead, 200 injured, thousand* all games of the World Series on color TV in the club room. The club will open one half hour before each game of the series. Manager Pete Prifogle also announced that the lodge will hold a free hamburger and fish fry immediately after the Elwood-Tipton football game this Friday, night. Prifogle announced too that rue to the huge crowd which attended the lodge's last dance, two more outstanding bands have been signed to play at lances scheduled for October 10 and October 31. Kenny and His Counts will play for the October 10th dance while the Halloween dance will feature the music of the Larry Kirkman sextette. The annual Fall initiation of new members will see 10 candidates inducted into the Lodge 1012 this Wednesday at 8 p.m.. when District Deputy Gene Bramblett will make his visitation. It will be preceded by a steak supper at 6:30 p.m. A free chili supper will be offered on the regular Wednesday ni I, t meeting, October 21, while the stag night dates of Oct. 14 and 28 will feature a baked tenderloin and oyster dressing supper -the first-date and a beef, and noodle supper the second night. The alternate Saturday nights between the two dances will be "bingo" nights with three big jackpots both Oct. 17 and 24. The mass escape ended at border. I for Merit Scholarships. WEATHER Partly cloudy and 'quite cool today and tonight. Chance cf scattered- frost or freezing temperatures tonight. Tuesday fair and continued cool. High loday 58 to 64. Low tonight mostly in. the 30s. High Tuesday low 60s. GM-UAW In Basic Agreement But Strike Settlement Still In Hands of 130 Locals By JAMES ST1CKFORD UPI Automotive Editor . • DETROIT (UPI)—The United Auto Workers and General Motors Corp- today reached agreement on a national contract. But the union will continue its strike against the company until new contracts have been written at 130 locals around the nation. •''. , The new contract, covering nearly 350,000 GM workers, follows a pattern established at Ford and Chrysler earlier and included the same $25 to S100 benefits including earlier re-; depended on the various plants, some 16,000 local issues, tirement and pensions up to,As an example, he said the "If the non-economic -issues $400 a-month wage increases, I committeemen who once was were to come out.of the woods, a Christmas bonus, - improved I allowed 15 hours on union busi-,it would put more pressure on would receive working conditions, increased ness now relief time, increased vacations hours. and two more paid holidays. I Asked if the settlement was When the strike was called' inflationary, Seaton said, "I Sept. 25; company and union don't have an answer for that, spokesmen said it was caused, Only time will tell." by so-called "non-economic" is- Seaton and Reuther agreed sues. Among the items were Sunday night that local nego- representation by company-paid , tiations were not progressing 25 ,'the locals," Seaton said. I The UAW called the strike Sept. 25 over about six non- economic issues. More than 260,000 workers at 89 of GM's 130 plants left the job. The other 90,000 workers did not strike because they produced key parts for other firms, in- union stewards, production stan-.rapidly enough and a different;.eluding Ford, Chrysler ana track would have to end the strike. Seaton said labor peace de- categories — tlement and said the increase and local agreements involving .tlements." dards and other items More Union Time Seaton 'said that the time „, . . , .. „.,„ iunion committeemen are al-!pended on three Christmas bonus the UAW won lowed to spend on union busi . economic issues inthe national from 'Ford. The Chrysler and ness was increa sed inthe set-' contract, non-economic issues Ford settlements were valued at 54-cents an hour per. worker over the next three years. Announcement of the tenative settlement came about 9 a.m. EST today following an all-night bargaining session. j GM Personnel Vice President Louis G. Seaton said he was "very happy to announce" the settlement, but added "the parties have yet to resolve local demand ; issues at 117 of ' 130 plants and a new) national contract will not become effective until these matters are resolved and the agreement is ratified." Local Problems Priority Seaton' said union and company bargainers would continue to concentrate their efforts on "resolution of local problems so all of our" employes can go back to work." Seaton said he did not know how long it would be before the local matters could be cleaned up. He said company and union negotiators speeded up their efforts to resolve local issues and were in "constant communication" with locals. The-GM-UAW settlement included - ''iMrtaitd retirtmmt to be taken]American Motors. Reuther said after a five-hour session Sunday night, "if we could get an .agreement on a national contract we could accelerate progress on local set- HEADlNQNORTrt-Reftigees from hurrlcaJi., Hilda, trek northward from Lake Charles. ^^I^.te^^r^^™! ttey «*.Not*,tt«,h««l..«.catU, up ahead. many millions. Lloyd Lauenan, an acron- mist for the American Sugar Cane League, said in New Orleans that the damage to Louis iar.a's S115 million susar c -fi alone probably was $40 million. Severe damnjge to build-, ings,. public utilities, roads ami other crops could not yet be estimated. Hilda, once a 150-mile-an-hour monster, now was barely ;< storm with top winds of 40 -5 'j miles an hour. B ut as H i 1 d a progressed toward the Ea<t Coast she set off new tornadoes and rains up to 14 inches, which caused floods and landslides — and new deaths. Seven States Affected Seven states — Louisiana. Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia. •Florida, North Carolina a n 1 South Carolina — have frit Hilda directly or her side winci;. hurricane - generated tornadois or heavy rains since Saturday. Gov. John McKeithen ordere.i up a plane today to survt •• damage from the air. Presidf.-" Johnson gave the state $1 m lion in federal funds to h e ! > start repairing the damage. The Amite and Comite rivt in the Baton Rouge area Louisiana were rising c-ri threatened serious f 1 o o din : They were out of their ban from Greensburg to Port Vi:s cent. A freak 70-mile-an-hour wir.- that was part of Hilda's ha: 1 , lash whipped waves over walls and levees at saucer-li' Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans causing flooding. So: 400 volunteers piled sandhxH to prevent more serious floot'.s. Start Home The 150,000 Louisiannas who- fled the low-lying Cajun country to escape Hilda w >? - <• streaming home despite official appeals to remain at • shelters until waters receded and utilities could be restored. Traffic jams occurred on highways still awash. Many were returning. to homes that were shattered and destroyed. A vast relief program began with an initial allocation of SI million by the federal government. President Johnson proclaimed south Louisiana was a disaster area. Windfall Native Stricken Sunday Gertrude Currie, 80. Franklin, 'ied Sunday ' morning at th; 1 VIethodist Home Infirmary i! franklin, Indiana, after a four- nonih illness. Services will b • s .eld at 2 p.m. Tuesday fro-.' the Windfall Methodist Chun-!- vith Rev. George Dunham an! Rev. Kenneth Fahl officiate •? md burial will be in Brooksid? >metery. -Friends may call at he Pntchard Funeral Home :i r - er 7 p.m. today, or at the church i-om 1-2 p.m. Tuesday. Mrs. Currie was born in.Win'- "ill. August 13, 1884, daughter *f Sandford and Amanda (Plumner) Weaver. She was married i Frank Currie who died in ) "f, a»"ter thay had resided ,i Muncie and Windfall. S'u- vas a lifelong member of Winci- 'all Methodist Church and prbr o her illness had presented th? •rhurch with a set of musical chimes in memory of her husband. Survivors include a son. Dr. Robert Currie of Indianapolis ind three grandchildren. Th? c amily requests that; no flowers he sent, but instead, contributions may be made to the health -esearch center of their choici-, in memory of Mrs. Currie. VALPO RAIN 1 INCHES VALPARAISO, Ind, (UPI) While, most Indiana cities reported rainfall in September totaling far below normal, Valparaiso weatherman Richard Coote reported 6.97 inches fell here, four inches above normal.

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