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HAROLD J. BURTON ' &BCHIVSS ASSISTANT laDUHA ST &TS LIBRARY ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4, 1895 AT POST OFFICE AT TIPTON, INDIANA TIPTON (IND.) DA4LY TRIBUNE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1964 7 CENTS PER COPY — 35 CENTS PER WEEK . HELD' BY F.B.I. "COLUMBUS, Ohio (UPI) — A former Indiana man was arrested here Monday night by : FBI agents and charged with transporting a stolen car from Ft. Wayne, Ind., to Hermosa Beach, Calif. Federal agents said William Martin Loader, 26, had moved to Columbus .from 'Ft Wayne about two months ago and got a job as a'shoe salesman to begin a new life.. Loader was working as a car salesman when he allegedly stole a - car in Ft. Wayne on Aug. 12, according to FBI agents. He was jailed pending a hearing before a U.S. commissioner. MBASSY . AMENDMENTS ASKED INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) — A tax specialist for the Indiana State Chamber of Commerce said Monday night "a number of amendments must be made" to clarify the adjusted gross income tax law "and assure equity to the taxpayer." Robert R. Statham, the chamber's taxation director, said at a pre-legislative clinic, the 10th in 18 being held around the state, that replacement of the" tax with a progressive net income tax would "place Indiana at a severe disadvantage for industrial development with its neighboring states." Statham suggested that a $6 per person credit on the tax to compensate for sales taxes paid on food and prescription drugs "perhaps should be adjusted rather than food and prescription drugs exempted from the sales tax." "Tourists do not receive the $6 credit but would benefit from the exempting of 'purchases, and the sorting out of many non-food .items at grocery checkout counters would be a costly detail for merchants," he said. Statham said the state'is living within its means on the basis of the tax program adopted by the 1963 Legislature. Optimistically, he said, Hoosiers might look • forward to "tax stability for the years ahead." But realistically he said we may expect proposals for major changes -in the state tax structure when the 1965 Legislature meets. . TO HONOR RILEY GREENFIELD, Ind. (UPI)— School children will carry flowers to the statue of James Whitcomb Riley on the courthouse lawn Wednesday to mark the 115th birthday anniversary of the famous Hoosier poet. Children from- grades 1 to 6 will gather at the old Riley Home on Main St., accompanied by the Greenfield High School B-and, Hancock Central Band and Greenfield Junior High Band.- ; Mayor Gerry S. Hurley proclaimed Riley Week beginning Wednesday when the poet's home will be open daily for visitors. Car Without . Driver Causes Traffic Mishap A car at Moore Brothers Chevrolet took off without a driver Saturday afternoon, rolled across the street and struck an puto parked on the opposite side. The mishap occurred at about 3 p.m. at the firm's used car lot in the 300 block of East Jefferson Street. „., • . An auto had been parked in the lot with its motor running. When salesman Jim Ripberger reached in to shut off the choke, he accidentally knocked the Oar into gear. , The'auto rolled-across the street where'it-hit a-car owned by Mike S. Mitroff, 33, of Elwood. ' ' •. ,• Damage^ to the car owned by Moore Brothers is estimated at $25 to a headlight rim and grille. The Impact . also caused about $100 in damage to the front bumper and • tfght front fender of Mitroff« auto. - Barry Seeks Ike's Advice On Viet Nam By ALVIN SP1VAK United Press International PENNSYLVANIA (UPI) — Sen. Barry M. Goldwater, campaigning in Philadelphia's suburbs, declared today that "mi- norty groups run this country.' The Republican presidential nominee resumed his campaign in an address before a crowd of several thousand at a shopping center in Warminister, jBuck County. He said in his statement about minorities he was "speaking about all minority groups" that operate through paid lobbyists or use other pressure tactics. "I think the American people are getting sick and tired of it," Goldwater said. The Arizona senator said this after asserting that many Americans are mistaken "as to what the issues are" in the presidential campaign. Campaign Issue "Simple" He said he would explore this topic more fully in a speech later today in Washington to the annual conference of United Press International editors and publishers. The senator told his Warmin­ ister audience: "The issue in i the campaign, frankly, is a very simple one: What kind of America are we going to have ; tomorrow, 5 years .from now! and 20 years from now? What: kind of America are we going to leave our children? "I don't believe for one moment that the American, people have accepted centralized government." That brought cheers from the crowd. Before embarking on a new campaign tour, Goldwater announced that if elected President he would ask former President- Dwight D. Eisenhower to go to South Viet Nam. He said he would ask the general to undertake the "critical mission" with the aim of solving the crisis there. In his statement -Monday night, Goldwater-said that if he becomes president he will ask Eisenhower "to head up a group o£ qualified experts to go to South Viet Nam and' report back to me on the situation in Southeast Asia." Experienced Assistance He said he hoped Eisenhower would be assisted by such "men of ability and experience" as former Rep. Walter H. Judd, R-Minn.; retired Gen. Mark W. Clark, now president Of The Citadel Military College of "Charleston, S.C., and for- j mer United Nations commander in Korea, and Adm. Arleigh A. Burke, former chief of naval operations. Goldwater's press -secretary, Paul Wagner, said in response to a query that the nominee had not yet. specifically discussed the idea with Eisenhower, although they had talked of the Viet Nam situation generally. Wagner said the idea took shape'at a campaign strategy meeting in Goldwa(Continued on page £) EIGHT KILLED HERE—The City Hail in liratii. La... is a p.ic • Cower down on it. Killing eight persona ana injuring six. of kindling where hurricane Hilda knocked the town's water | Rescue workers search through wreckage for more bodies F.BJ. Hunts Missing Boy LONGVIEW, Tex. (UPI)—The FBI Monday entered the hunt for 22-month-oId Ricky Dale Crowder—feared kidnaped from his mother's car when she left him alone for >a few minutes to shop in a drugstore. The toddler disappeared Sunday night. At first it was hoped he had wandered off and WdiSlcT soon be found. But as the hours passed, and a house-to-house search by hundreds of volunteers failed to turn up any trace of him, the hope faded. ; Dale's mother, Mrs. Rex Crowder, 25, said the boy could walk, but was unable to open the car doors himself. There was also doubt the boy would have hust the doors again if he had got out by himself. All.the car doors were closed when Mrs. Crowder returned. She told police she remembered a 1949 or 1950' model blue car parked next to hers in the parking lot of the shopping center where Ricky disappeared. She said she was in the drugstore about 6 or 7 minutes, and both Ricky and the blue car were gone when she returned. Authorities checked dozens of cars fitting the description, but turned up no clues. The' FBI entered the case Monday at the request of city police. (Kidnaping is a federal crime.) "It doesn't matter how he got where he is," said an FBI agent sent in from Tyler, Tex., "all I'm interested in is finding him." . Ricky was wearing only a T-shirt,, diapers, and' sandals. The temperature dropped into the 50s in east Texas Sunday night and was expected to go down to the low 40s Monday night. President and Wife On Campaign Trail By WILLIAM. J. EATON ' United Press International WASHINGTON (UPI)—President Johnson tests the political climate 1 in the South today before heading West to visit 10 states on. the longest trip of his campaign.- ----- --" Johnson planned a bit of whistle-stopping in Alexandria, Va., and an evening speech at Raleigh, N.C., to bolster the vote-seeking efforts of his wife aboard her "Lady Bird Special" train en route through, Dixie. ' •-" The President arranged to ride with the First Lady from Washington's Union Station across the Potomac to nearby Alexandria on the first leg of her four-day tour. They both were scheduled to address a breakfast-time Democratic rally in the city known as George Washington's hometown. After this sendoff, the President faced a busy day at the White House on foreign and domestic matters. He left some time, however, to visit with "Scientists for Johnson" and have lunch with "Businessmen for Johnson." He flies io Raleigh tonight to rejoin Mrs. Johnson after her first day of whistle stop appearances on his behalf. Johnson is scheduled to speak in the Reynolds Coliseum on the Raleigh campus of the University of North Carolina. Afterward, the First Lady and the President intend to follow separate paths in politicking across the country this week. Johnson plans to return to Washington late this evening. He leaves Wednesday morning [on a six-day tour through the -Midwest, the South and Far j.West. Mrs. Johnson's train is bound for New Orleans Friday I after stops in the Carolinas, I Georgia, Florida, Alabama and '- Mississippi. |"~ The 'President -Wednesday added Peoria and Springfield, 111., and Nashville, Tenri., to a campaign- journey which will take him into states where' Democratic victories are still doubtful. *~ - if.***! ^ - -<M'i-r-$:| G. E. Dellinger Rites Wednesday Guerna Ed Dellinger, 84, Tipton route 4, succumbed Sunday after an illness of several months. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday from the Leatherman-Morris Funeral Home with Rev. Lowell Bain officiating and burial will be in i?airview cemetery. Friends may call anytime at the funeral home. The deceased was born Nov. 13, 1879, in Tipton county, son of Absolam and Celina (Hobbs) Dellinger. He was married March 6, 1905 in Tipton County to the former Stella A. Hunt who preceded him in death August 31, 1953. He was a member of the Hobbs Christian Church and - was a retired farmer. Survivors include a son, Garland Dellinger, Curtisvjlle; two brothers, Herman E. Dellinger of Tipton County and Thomas E. Dellinger near Elwood; three* sisters, Miss Leona Dellinger of Tipton, Mrs. Edward Balser of Elwood and Mrs. Jess Hinkle of Tipton County; five grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Nixon Speaker October 15 At Rally In Marion Richard M. Nixon, Vice President of tiie United States during the 8-year administration of then President Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Republican candidate top .president in 1960, will, be in Marion, -Indiana,-for--a dinner and special rally Thursday, October 15. Nixon's visit to Indiana's Fifth Congressional District is part of a nation-wide tour on behalf of the GOP's Goldwater '- Miller .ticket. He will also speak at the rally for John R. Feighner, Fifth District candidate for Congress. A spokesman for . the Fifth District Republican Central Committee, co-sponsors of Nixon's Marion appearance, said today the former vice president will fly into Marion airport from where he will be brought, by automobile caravan to Marion. Nixon is ejxpected to arrive in the lata afternoon. The dinner is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. at the. south campus of Marion High School. The special rally, where Feighner will introduce the former vice president, is planned for 8 p.m. There will be no admission charged for the rally and it is open to the public. Arrangements for the dinner may be made with George P. Osborn, chairman of the Feighner for Congress Committee. WEATHER Fair to partly cloudy and quite cool today. Partly cloudy with frost likely tonigrt. Wednesday fair and a little warmer. High tocf-ay upper 50s. Low tonight low 30s. Highs Wednesday in low 60s. Claim U.S. Aides • .K i - ' Acted as Spies on Siberian Journey "Never Gave Up' Says Seaman After Rescue MOBILE, Ala. (UPI) — "I was getting a little hazy but my mind was still running on survival,"' C.F. Neece told his rescurers Monday. The 51-year-old seaman had spent 10 hours clinging to a piece of driftwood while winds as high as 90 miles an hour whipped the Gulf of Mexico. "I never gave up," he said.| "I knew I was going to make it if I could keep from swallowing too much water." Neece was picked up around dawn Monday by a rescue helicopter. His body temperature was down to 94 degrees. Neece, a ruggedly built man, complained only of a sore throat and cold feet. "My feet are still cold from being in the water so long," he said. Neece was a member of the crew of the Bonnie Fortune, a 60-foot pilot vessel driven aground near Dauphin Island Sunday night by high winds and large. waves. When leaping for the deck of the rescue vessel, Neece slipped and fell into the water. He was quickly swept away by the current. Clad in rain- gear and a life jacket, ,hei r tried to swim back but eoulil not buck" the waves:' : j "I told the good Lord I would change my ways if He helped me," Neece said later from a hospital bed where he was, wrapped in blankets. "I needed His help." ! "I knew it was just me, on' my own," he said, when the rescue boat did not follow him. j Doctors who examined Neece i at Brookley Air . Force Base i Hospital said his stamina kept i him alive. 'When I drifted 'down the ship channel I found the breakers were coming from both ways," he said, up and would rub my face to get the water off of it. I swal? (Continued on Page 6) Fire at Dump Threatens Barn By HENRY SHAPIRO United Press International MOSCOW (UPI)—The Soviet Foreign Ministry has' charged that three U.S. Embassy men and one British Embassy official "engaged in spying" while on.a Siberian journey to Vladivostok, the official news agency Tass reported today. \ A "strong protest" from t v c Soviets referred to the four Allied military attaches who said they were subjected to a night search by secret police at the Soviet Far Eastern j city of Khabarovsk last month. The tone of the Soviet answer to American, and British protests Monday on the treatment accorded the men indicated •! rejection of the Allied version of what happened. The men. involved were U.?'. Army attache George A. Audrey of Annapolis, Md., assistar.' Army attache Lt. Col. Karl r Liewer of Osmond, Neb., M.v. James F. Smith of Meer Okla., and British assisto'.: naval attache Lt. Cmdr. L.;ville. They said Soviet official burst into their hotel rooms :•' Khabarovsk the night of Se-^t. 28-29 and searched their possi' sions,- seizing cameras, fi!:n and a transistor radio. : All four men are now in Tokyo. I ' ! The Soviet news agency Ta r ; j today said the Moscow Foreign. 'Ministry replied to the Allied protests in notes to the U. S. and British embassies j he.-- 1 charging that the Allied taches""•''engaged in spying.'" ' The incident was the seventh known time, that Soviet authorities have interfered with or mistreated Western military at- i tarhes since 1E23. On Sept. 28, the fo-r nt- itaches were in the Soviet far east city of Khabarovsk, having just completed a trip across the country on the Trans-Siberian Railway. • They were heading from Moscow to Tokyo and Hong Kong. They said Soviet officials burst into their hotel rooms, prevented them from getting I would come : ° ut .° r bed - parched their possessions, and seized cameras, film, and a transistor radio. The search was conducted "forcibly," the State Department said in Washington Monday, "despite their strong protests." (The three American officers, who were allowed to continue their trip to Tokyo after the incident, were not available for comment in Tokyo. A U.S. Embassy spokesman confirmed only that they were there and would return to Moscow.) Western attaches travel extensively in the Soviet Union as a regular part of their duties. As in the case of their Soviet counterparts stationed in Washington, these trips must be approved by the host government. Soviet authorities keep a close check on the attaches' •Brisk north-northeast winds Monday afternoon threatened to spread a fire at the Tipton City Dump to an adjacent corn field and nearby barn, Fire Chief Landis Fields reported today. •' 'Fields said ' the blaze started when the wind blew burning trash from the dump into some weeds. The dump is located on caunty-owned land adjacent to the county farm. City employee Harry. Browning used a caterpillar tractor to scrape a path around the barn to prevent it from burning. The' movements, city-owned tractor is used at the ' dump to civer trash. Construction craw* Monday Mated tht portion of County Lint Road West of Elcin which ro- c*fftly>wa* r»«urfac«oV-Har*, final layar of stent IsaapiledovtrioJI coating. J (TRIBUNE Phota-Intravin*) Stent it rotted in last pbast of staling pro*. •cost, Th« rawrfacino/prtjact ,is •art of a ;county-wide.road Improvamanf. plan. Throa .county brieves and.mora than tlx mites of road wereresurfaced and Improved this sum- mar, i (TKWUNI Photo-Ensr. by Maria Martin) - $400 Damage !n Auto Mishap Property damage is estimatr ! at nearly $400 in a one-car mi~hap which occurred Monday evening on the Sharpsville road. .A'wcJtbound auto driven 1 -y Errest E. Johnson, 58, of Ron; 1, Sharpsville, attempted a t;r". from the Sharpsville ro-ad on- > one at fie property of Clyde C. Smith. The car failed to negotiate the turn and struck tho fence. Damage to the right fear si fender and wheel of. Johnsra's- car is estimated at $350. A'bo-i-. 15 feet of fencing was torn •". ^Mjnp S aid, causing some $45 in damage. • TRUTH SQUAD INDIANAPOLIS (UPI)— Indiana Republicans Monday announced a , four-Congressman Vtruth .squad" will .follow President Johnson's Thursday Horsier tour, giving news: conferences, as soon as speeches arc finished. On the squad are Sen. Carl Curtis of Nebraska and Reps. Robert Michel of Illinois, Charles Goodell of New York and John Ashbrook of Ohio.

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